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frilE TIMES NEW 1)L00MFIEL1), PA. MAY- -22, 1877 - .
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see what kind of a iluce we , hftve stum
bled upon." 1 V i ., ' ,' I
" With all my heart.V replied Honoria;
and, rlHlng to thotr feet, the two ship
wrecked persons slowly took their way
towards th interior of the island.
A little back from the seashore it was
a bright and lovely spot, greeri nnd plo.'
turesque, and alountllng f In ttdpleftl
fruits of every description. The birds
sang from the branches of the great trees
of the most Impervious forests.and when
the storm which had wrecked the In
dlamnn had died away, tho skies were of
a lovely azure, bucIi as are seldom seen
in pur less favored dime. And yet this
lovely little Island was uninhabited.
The ship, driven from her track by the
fury of the storm, had been wrecked up
on a spot unknown to the Navigators 1
where the adventurous keel of the hardy
mariner had never chanced to come.
Reynolds at once set about procuring
a place of shelter. Contrary to his ex
pectation, he did not succeed In finding
a cave of any kind upon the Island, and
so, after considerable labor, and with the
aid of tools which he was enabled to
gather from the wreck of the Indiainnn
when the storm had subsided, he built
a small house, with two snug apart
mentsone for himself, the other for;
Honoi'hl. As we before mentioned, the
inland furnished a great abundance of
tropical fruits of every description, so
.that the two young pei-sons were not
troubled to obtain tho means of subsist
ence, and there they lived on for months
liappy in each other's society, as they
could be under existing circumstances,
and every day learning to prize each
other more highly.
The reader, we think, will be at no
.loss to conjecture the result of this ad
venture. Reynolds was scrupulously
delicate in all his conduct ' towards the
young lady, and by constant kindness
and affection, added to the isolated and
singular condition in which she was
placed, soon succeeded in winning her
affection. Still, no advantage was taken
by Reynolds of her helpless state; but
he patiently awaited the time when he
might call her his with no stain upon
her fair name. -'",''
Afeout thirteen months after the wreck
of the Indlaman, as Honoria and the
young sailor were standing by the sea
side, looking off over the Bilent expanse
of waters, a ship hove in sight, and it
was not long ere It was discovered thnt
she Tvas standing for the island. As she
drew nearer, Reynolds was wild with
excitement, for he perceived that She
was a frigate, and that she wore the tri
color of his native land, La Belle France!
Soon the noble ship came to anchor out
side the line of reefs; her boats Were
, lowered down, and pulled to the shore,
where the commander resolved to plant
his flag, and take possession in the name
of the king, as the first discoverer.
Reynolds and Honoria at once made
themselves known to the officer in
charge of the boats, narrating the par
ticulars of the Bhlp-wreck, without men
tioning any of the events that had oc
curred previously, and were taken on
board the frigate "Hermione," of sixty
But here a new surprise awaited Ho
noria. The commander of the gallant
ship scrutinized the face of Reynolds for
( a few moments in silence, and then cried
; out in a tone of amazement : '
" Do my eyes deceive me V or is this
really the young Count D'Hermance 5"'
" I am, indeed, he," replied Reynalds,'
and to prove to you my identity, behold
upon my arm this Greek cross, which
all our family have stamped in a similar
manner upon their flesh."
" You are indeed the count; but how
in the name of wonder came you here
in such a plight V"
" I was bound to Martinique in a ship
of wai, when we were wrecked, and
every soul save myself perished. Cling,
ing to a broken spar, I was picked up by
ft ship bound to New York, where I was
landed in a penniless condition, and hav.
ing a curiosity to see something of life, I
shipped before the mast on board an In
dlaman, and was again wrecked upon
yonder island, from which you rescued
" Wonderful most wonderful! But
now let us hear all your adventures In
Honoria did not love her young com
panion the less when she found that be
was of noble blood, and ere the ship ar
rived in the East Ipdies, whither she
was bound, the two young people were
united in marriage by -the, chaplain of
tue mgate, according to the rites of the
Roman Catholic church. As for the
boat In which the tyrannical skipper
had been turned adrift in the midst of
the Indian Ocean, it is to be presumed
that she perished In the storm that
wrecked the Indlaman, for nothlngmore
was ever heard of her. .
The Shortest Dead Kseord.
IN AUGUST 1797after a few delight
ful days spent With their distinguish
ed relatives, Captain Lewis relate that
' the following conversation took pjaoe at
the breakfast table the morning fixed for
their departure. , ' . '
Washington was,a)l theworld kniws,
4 man of iiw words, and while he quiet,
ly partook of his fiugnl meal the eohVer
nation flowed cheerfully on between the
other member ,of the family present.
Suddenly his nephew turned laughing
to h ltd and said r A'.
; Uncle What do you think I dreamed
last night r" , '
TheUeneral replied he could not guess
and asked to be told. Captain Lewis,
continuing to laugh merrily, replied :
"Why, I dreamed you gave me your
farm on Deep Run."
" Humph 1" ejaculated his uncle;
"you had better have dreamed I gave
you Mount Vernon." ' ' '
No more was said on the subjectj and
Captain Lewis had quite forgotten his
unmeaning dream as he placed his Wife
In the carriage, and bade his uncle and
aunt good-byei Washington followed
him to the carriage, and handed hint a
folded paper, saying as he did so :" You
can look at that when you reach home."
Captain Lewis received the paper In as
tonishment, but could make no reply, as
the carriage now1 rolled swiftly away
He might have felt In duty bound to suf
fer the pags" of curiosity until he reach
ed home ; but his wife had no buoIi con
scientious scruples; she had not been
forbidden to open It, and so slio soon
succeeded In gaining possession of the
mysterious paper, and before Mount
Vernon was lost In the distance she dis
covered the fact that they had left that
modest dwelling much richer than they
were when they entered it. Whether
Washington had intended to bestow the
Deep Run farm in his will upon this
nephew, and only hastened the time of
the gift, or whether, with the quiet
humor In which he rarely indulged, he
thus proved tho dream of which he had
been told a practical reality, was never
known. The deed is said to be the
shortest on record, and is as follows :
"I do by these presents give, and (if
Deed of Conveyance should not have
been made before) hereby oblige my
heirs, Executors, and Administrators to
fulfill, all the Lands which I hold on
Deep Run or its branches in the County
of 1-auquier, unto my Nephew Robert
Lewis and W Ills heirs or assigns for
ever. ' 1
Given under my hand and seal this
13th day of August, 171)0.
Geo. WAsifixyxoN." seal.
." The, Boss Liar. , ,
A MASSACHUSETTS gentleman,
just returned from over the Cana
dian border, tells these stories : He wlis
in the hotel general accommodation
room, when two veterans of the (hotel)
bar, laying schemes for a drink, began
to tell stories to each other for his bene
fit. " These are awful hard times," said
one. " I never saw such times before,'
except when I was in Ohio, an' then I
was hard to t't to get along. Nothln' to
do. I had a yoke of steers, ' but they
wa'n't earnin' no thin.' But I lived
right on the road the Western emigrants
went over every day. So I dug a hole in
that road at the foot "f the hill near ray
house, turned a livin' spring o' water
into 't, and made a good mud-hole. Well,
when the emigrants came along, every
day there would be one or more teams
git stuck in the mud-hole, an' they
would send up an' git me come an' help
'em out; and I alwua charged as much
as five dollars a lift. Well, I kep' that
mud-hole right Up in good repair till I
made $23,000 on't, an' then I sold it out
for $3,000, an' moved up here."
Story number two was the other Mun
chausen's companion-piece for the yoke
of steers. " When I was a-choppin' I
could chop some, you know an' folks
used to ask me how much I could do in
a day. Have you ever tried it?' says
they. "-No, never,' says I ; never but
once, and that wasn't really a try.' You
see, Just to show 'em what I could do, I
got up one winter mornin' afore light
an' ground up my ax sharp, oh I Jest as
sharp, an' went into the woods. An' I
chopped like sixty till ; ubout three
o'clock in the afternoon, When I thought
it was as much as I oould pile afore sun.
down, an' I went to piltn.' Well, when
I had it piled up it measured twenty
seven cord. An' then I knew somethhi'
wag wrong, for I knew at the rata I had
been chopping it oughter be more. Bo. I
went back an1 begun lookin'round to
gee what the trouble was. An1 there,
xigbtat the fust treel cutln the mornin'
waa my ax-head. You gee, , the thing
waa loose an' slipped off, an' I had been
choppin' all day with the bare helve.",
A Vary Llttla. la Bank. .
AMONG the subscribers to Audubon's
magnificent work on ornithology
was John Jacob Astor. ne was always
ready to encourage such works, aud he
put his name down upon Audubon's
book for one thousand dollars. During
the progress of the work, which proved
to be more expensive than bad been at
first anticipated, Mr. Audubon pften
found himself obliged to call upon hU
generous patrons for assistance; but he
did not call, upon Mr. Astor until the
letter-press and the plates had been de
livered., When the final delivery bad
been made, however he called .upon the
great merchant for his thousand dollars.
"Ah, Mr. Audubon," said the owner
of millions,' "you come in a very bad
time. Money Is scarce and hard, and I
have everything snugly and tightly In
vested.". ' ' ' J) '
And so the ornithologist Called time
after time, and ; was often put off. It
was not becaase Mr. Astor did hot wish
to pay, but It was from that strong de
sire growing stronger and stronger with
his years, to keep ills property intact,'
and see It increase. When he had paid
awny a hundred thousand dollars for a
really benevolent purpose, he felt good,
as a man feels good who has got .rid of
art aching tooth.' It was only wrenching
away of the money that hurt him.
At length Audubon called the sixth
time. Mr. Astor had commenced to be
moan the low condition of his cash ftt
hand, when he caught a disapproving
look from his son William, who happen
ed to be present. :
"But," snld the bid man, after a
pause, " I suppose you want your mon
ey, and, really, I should like to let you
have it. I may have a very little in
bartk Willleni, have we any moiiey
in bank ?"
Evidently John Jacob had expected
liis son only to answer a simpleyes ; and
It may be that William B. thought his
father really wished to loam something
of the bunk account. At any rate; he
was Just fresh from the cash-on-hutid
phge of the ledger, and he answered (
" Yes we have a little over a hundred
thousand in the Bank of New York ;
eighty thousand in the City Bank ; nine
ty thousand in the Merchants ; ninety
eight thousand four hundred in"
" That'll do, William ! That'll do ! I
guess, Mr, Audubon, William can give
you a check for the money." .
Firo-Drill at a St. Louis Hotel.
ST. LOUIS . HOTEL . KEEPER,
after giving the Southern Hotel
disaster boiuo thought, hit upon a nota
ble expedient, took his trusted employes
into his confidence, and chuckled as he
thought of the immense success he was
going to achieve. About 2 A. si. on Fri
day an alarm of fire was suddenly given
in the hotel, bell boys galloped to and
fro along the halls arousing the guests,
a well trained brigade of porters flew to
the baggage room, the clerks, like so
many automata, siezed the books and
other contents of the safe, and the burly
head-waiter stood at the top of the stairs
politely ushering the guests, in their
vnrieus stages of dishabille, towards the
oillce. When they had all assembled
there the proprietor, who had been,
anxiously watching the scene with his
watch in bis hand, jumped upon the
counter and Bold:
" Ladles and gentlemen, I have been
undeslrous of having the comforts of
my guests impaired by the sad scenes at
the Southern Hotel, which, doubtless,
are fresh in your remembrance. To this
I have thoroughly drilled my employees
so that each one knows his duties in the
event of a fire breaking out. Of their
efficiency you have had a sufficient proof
to-night, when, in four minutes and sev
enteen seconds from starting the alarm
corps of bell boys out from the office, the
last guest the fat gentleman from 083,
dressed in, an uudershirt and a sheet
rolled down the grand marble staircase
into the rotunda.' And this has been
effected without confusion or accident.
Ladies and gentlemen, I thank you. If
ever a tire does break out, display the
same coolness you have shown to-night,
aud your safety la secured. Good night.
Bless you ! As you retire to your vir
tuous couches the head bell boy at the
foot of the grand staircase will give you
each a package of cards advertising my
hotel, which you may be desirous of cir
culating among your friends, adding
your own testimony as to the precau
tionary system against fl "
He was never allowed to finish the
sentence, for a transient guest from Del
aware, Iowa, fetched him down with a
long range shot with a hand-satchcl,and
then the whole assembly, with a cry of
rage, fell upon'Jjim. We
will draw a curtm over the scene that
Waiting the Result.
. Brother Gardner was white-washing
the back end of an old house on Catha
rine street, when the staging gave way,
and he had a fall of about fifteen' feet
He was senseless w hen picked up, but a
man poured about a gullon of water
down his back and brought him to. Mr.
Gardner thus explained matters to the
" Wall, I was up dar, an' dar was de
house, an' dar was de scaffold, anT dar
we all was. I was jess drawln' dat
brush aroun' to kill when I felt a gone
ness. Seemed I was prancin' arouu' on
de air, wld no chance . to dig In my
toes." . ' '
'. " Why didn't you fall t' once, and
have the matter off your mind r" asked
a policeman, . ', " . '" , !
" ' Why didn't I fall Y, .Why, sab,, j
was falling all tjie tfrue. r.weut' down
'bout fifty feet head . fust,'' ap.' den I
changed and wen sideways,' an den
I "ruck on 6ne foot an' bogf ' Pnt'SV All
dis time I was doln' some ' boUerful
thlnkln', I was."
" DM you think of oysters tried with
crumbs?" asked the reporter.'
"Dean'betalkln' dat way boy. I
'membered all my bad deeds white I was
gwlne down, an' I called out I . would
live a better life If de shock didn't kill
me.!' ! ' j '
In the group was a colored man w hose
face brightened at these words, and he
softly asked :
" Brudder Gardner, doan' you 'mem
ber de two dollars you borrowed of me ?"
."I do." . ,
u Den bay it ban' it oVer, De shock
didn't kill you, and now begin on dat
" Brudder Jones," solemnly replied
Gardner, " de shock didn't kill me dead,
but befo' I pay out any money Ize gwlne
to wait de result on my nervous system.
I "pears to be all right, but possumly' I
may be fatally injured in some of de
comers and not know It in a month.
G'lang, Brudder Jones, an' doan' rob
de cradle an' de grave !"
A Turkish Physician.
Mr. Oscanyan, in his book Tho Sultan
and hit People, tells the following anec
dote of a Turkish physician, whose pre
scriptions and method of treatment will
Interest practitioners everywhere:
; A , person exceedingly ill of typhus
fever called in one of these medical gen
tlemen, who although he considered the
case quite hopeless, prescribed for, his
patient, and took his Jeave. The next
day, in passing by, he inquired of a ser
vant at the door if his master was not
dead. "Dead! No ; he is much bet
ter." Whereupon the doctor proceeded
up stairs to obtain the solution ' of this
miracle. "Why,", said"' the convales
cent, "I was consumed with thrlst,vnnd
I drank a pailful of the juice 6f pickled
" Wonderful ! quoth the doctor. And
out ennie the tablets, on which the
physician made this inscription, "Cured
of typhus fever, Mehemed Agha, an up
holsterer, by drlkiiig a pailful of pickled
cabbage' juice." ,J! ' 11
Boon after,' the doctor was called to
another patient, a yaghlikgee, or dealer
in embroidered handkerchiefs, Suffering
from the same malady. He forthwith
prescribed " a pailful of pickled cabbage
juice." - '
' On calling the next day to congratu
late his patient on his recovery ,he was
astonished to be told the man was dead.
The Oriental . VEsculapius, m his be
wilderment at these phenomena, came
to the safe conclusion, and duly noted it
in his memoranda, that "although, in
cases of typhus . fever pickled cabbage
juice is an efficient remedy, it is not,
however, to be used unless the patient be
by profession an vphoUterer."
Hooray for Me.
One duy last summer on old farmer
and his wife were in a Detroit photograph-gallery
to have some pictures
taken of the wife. Before proceeding to
business the farmer took the artist aside
and confidently observed :
" The old lady was bound to come,
and I couldn't prevent her, but now I
want you to do me a favor. She's got
ears like a cow, and the biggest mouth I
ever saw on a woman. Her picture
would be a laughing-stock for all the
children, and I know she'd be sorry
when too late. Tell her she'll take
better In cold weather, and then I'll fix
the rest." . '
' The artist performed his errand, and
the woman went away both disappointed
and pleased. The other day, when old
zero was just howling himself hoarse,
the same pair returned to the gallery,
and the farmer seated bis wife as far
from the stove as possible, and ordered
her to be "taken" at Once. As the artist
hurried to obey, the farmer cornered
blm, and whispered, "Magnificent and
unbounded success ! Mouth and ears
reduced one-half in size by the cold !
Heat expends cold contracts ! Goahead
before she thaws out! Hooray for science
- Women'! Boot.
The Journal of Chemistry points out a
grave error in measuring women's feet
for boots. It says kid gloves although
worn continually never cause bunions,
since the kid stretches to the hand, but
In tho manufacture of boots, especially
ladles' boots, unyielding canvass is used
for lining so that the leather is prevented
from stretching and showing the true
shape and size of the foot. Feet enlarge
when bearing the weight of the body
and also towards evening, hence a boot,
made from a measure taken when the
foot is suspended in the air and In the
morning is too small for the foot in tne
evening. Woinen'a feet are generally
measured tu the air, but men's when
they are standing on them. The high
heels worn on indies'- boots, too, cause
them to be always walking down bill,
however level the path may be, thus
driving the fo t more and mow to the
TO Alt 1'AKTICIJLARLf INTALIDS,
fhoiiUl at onc nticnilml to. fatal
inay W rn'ttwA by llrwh.a ike bowels to become
(.isMitrrt and tlt yit-m q remain In dlwr.
flsiit condition, until the disorder bf time to de
Velo Huplt. An own- of prevention In worth a
bound ol ciire.ldun !) Hnd truthful flATlnff. There
fore, we ftdvlse nil who are troubled w'lthihe eom-
i ami mi prentpnr, iienoneiin, Indigestion
rtlMirjIered liver, wmit of mpctlte, nausea, or
teyerlsh skin, to tiike without delay, Sehenck'
Mandrake Pill. We know of no remedy so harm
less and decisive In ltd action. Itt nura Hk
at the root of the disease and produces a healthy
y "jikn,. j ,.ft naff r neu suuer iroin
any disease arising from a disordered condition
of the liver If thoy would take this excellent med.
Iclne when they feel the first Inclinations of the
malady. Families leaving home for the summer
months should take three or four boxes of these
pills with them. They hare an almost Instanta
neous etlect. They will relieve the patient of
headache In one or two hours, and will rapidly
eleanse the liver of surrounding Idle, and will
effectually 'prevent a bullous attack. They fere
aold by all druggists. May lm
V Ei GET I N E
He Says it is True.
u Sen Falls, WoV. , mg.
Mr. H. H. Stevensr ltarHtr a .
f ".lli'S.i'.Ui'A01, t(! n,e t wa' you to'know what
r.nE.nnr. nas uone lor me. Unly those who
have been raised from death's door een know the
value of such s good medicine. I am 58 years of
age. Threeyears ago I wai taken sick with what
Hie 'doctors called Lumbago. For weeks I was
confined to my bed. 1 had three different-physicians,
without any help. I received no relief; I
was a great sufferer; finally I became entirely
helpless. The last doctor told me there was no
help; he said he mleht nnsslhlv aavo mv lira i.
ejecting morphine In my arms and legs. The en.
utiuinpciiieiii. mi- curing niv me oy navtng tots
done was so small a chance I could not consent to
run the risk. About this time my son read your
advertisement In otirpaper, a testimony of a per
eon who had been very sick with about the same
complaint, and was cured. My son went right
away to the apothecary store and bought a bottle
of VKOETINJC. llefore I had used the first hot
tie I found great relief; I could move myself in
bed. Aftertaklng three bottles I was able to sit
lip and move about my room. I continued taking
the Vegetlne. and I was In s few weeks restored
to my former health. The Vegetlne saved my life
after the physicians said there was no help for
mo. a piiib naii iiouocior since. ' ii i reel unwell
I take a dose of Vegetlne, and I recommend it to
Your Vegetlne ought to be In erervfnmllv iv
doctor was surprised to see me in geod health.
110 sum TPKoune is a good ineuicni , i ten him
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too thankful. Very cratefnlly yours.
Mrs. CATHKRfNE COONS.
Boneca Falls, Seneca County, N. Y.
ALL DISEASES OF THE Hl.Ofm . ir v.h..
will relieve pain, cleanse, purify und cure such
diseases restoring the patient to perfect henlth
after trying different physicians, many remedies,
sintering for years, Is it not conclusive proof, if
you are a sulteier, yon can be cured T Why Is
this medicine performing such great cores f It
works In the blood, In the circulating fluid, n
can truly be called the Great Jltood Purifier. The
treat source of disease originates In the blood;
and no medicine -that doe not act directly npou
It, to purify.and renovate, has any Just claim up.
on public attention. . 1
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' KOCKPOKT. Mareh XI. 1R7A.
II. It. Stevens : ,
Sir Last fall my husband got two bottles of
your Vegetlne to take for the Canker Humor,
which I have had in inystomach for several years.
I took It and the result was very satisfactory. I
nave iiixen a goon many remedies lor tne uanKer
Humor, and none seemed to heln me but Vege
tlne. There Is no doubt in my mind thai every
one snnering wun manner Humor can pe cured
by taking Vegetlne. It gave me good appetite,
and I felt better in every respect.
yours, wun rspecr,
' Mrs. ELIZA ANM POOLE.
NOT JUNG EQUAL TO IT.
Bor'Tn Salim, Mass., Nov. 14, 1876.
Mil. II. R. Stkvens :
Dear Sir I have been troubled with Scrofula,
Canker and Liver Complaint for three years.
Nothing ever did me any good until I commenced
using V liGKTIN It I am now g ttlng along Mrst
rate.and still using the Vegetiue. I consider there
is nothlngeipialto it for such complaints.. Can
heartily recommend it toeverybody.
Yours truly, Mrs. Lizzie M. Packard,
Ho. 16 Lagrange St., Hotuh Salem, Mass
VEGETINE thoroughly eradicates every kind
of humor, and restores the entire system to a
Prepared by H.R. Stevens, Boston,Mass
Vegetlne la Sold by All Druggists.
JEATHER AC. ; ;
THE subscriber has now on hand at
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Kip of Superior Quality,
- Country Calf Skins,
, French Call,
LININGS, ROANS, &c.
. . i i.
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NEW BLOOMFIELD, A.
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IT JOOX'T PAY
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