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THE TIMES, NEW BLOOMtflELl), PA., I) EC EM 11 El I 18,1877.
t-t7"The amount of testimony In favor of Dr
8chenck's Fulmonlc Syrnp, as a cure for Con
sumption, far exceed! all tbat can be brought
to support the pretention! of any other medi
cine. Bee Dr. Bchenck's Almanac, which can
be had of nny druggist free of charge, contain
ing the cerllllcatcs of many person of the
highest respectability who have been restored
to health, after being pronounced lucurable by
physicians of acknowledged ability. Bchenck's
Pulmonic Byrup alone has cured many, at
these evidences will show but tho cure is often
promoted by the employment of two other
remedies which Dr. Bchenck provides for the
pnrposc. These additional remedies, are
Bchenck's Bea Weed Tonic and Mandrake
Pills. By tho timely use of these medicines,
according to directions, Dr. Bchenck certifies
that most any case of Consumption may be
cured. Every moment of delay makes your
cure more difficult, and all depends on the
Judicious choice of a remedy. Bchenck's Man
drake Fills are an ogrcenble and safe cure for
Constipation caused by biliousness, and also
for sallow complexion nnd coated tongue.
There Is no better remedy for dlf ordered stom
ach and all the evils resulting therefrom. Dr.
Bchenck Is professionally at his principal ofllco
corner Sixth, and Arch street, Philadelphia,
every Moudny, where all letters for advice must
Bchenck's Medicines are fur sale by nil Drug
PHILADELPHIA AND READING R. R,
ARRANGEMENT OF TASHENGEH TRAINS.
November 5ih, lS"i7.
TRAINS LEAVE HAHKISBUltG AS FOLLOWS
For New York, at 5.20, 8.10 a. m. 8.57p. m.,
and 7.65 p. m.
For Philadelphia, at 6.20, 8.10, 9.45 a.m.
and 3.57 p. m.
For Heading, at 5.20, 8.10, 0.45 a. m. and 2.00
.'1.67 and 7.55.
For Pottavllle at 6.20, 8.10 a. m.. and 8.67
. in., and via Schuylkill and Susquehanna
ranch at 2.40 p. m.
For Auburn via 8. & 8. Br. at 5.10 a. in.
For Allentown, at 5.20, 8.10a. m., and at 2.00,
3.57 and 7.55 p. m.
The 5.20, 8.10 a. m., 3.67 and 7,55 p. m., trains
have through cars tor New York.
The6.2U, 8.10 a. m.. and 2.00 p.m., trains have
through cars for Philadelphia.
For New York, at 6.20 a. in.
For Allentown and Way Stations at 5.20 a.m.
For Reading, Philadelphia and Way Statlonsat
1.45 p. in.
TRAINS FOlt IIARHTRRTTRG, LEAVE AS FOL
Leave New York, at 8.45 a. m., 1.00, 6.30 nnd
7.45 p. m.
Leave Philadelphia, at 9.15 a. m. 8.40, and
7.20 p. m.
Leave Reading, at tl-40, 7.40, 11.20 a. in. 1.30,
.15 and 10. 35 p. m.
Leave Pottsvllle, at 6.10, 9.15 a.m. and 4.S5
And via Schuylkill and Susquehanna Brauch at
8.15 a. m.
Leave Auburn via 8. & H. Br. at 12 noon.
Leave Allentown, at t2.30 5,50, Wi5a. in., 12.15,
4.30 and (.03 p. m. .
Leave New York, at 5.30 p. m.
Leave Philadelphia, at 7.20 p. m.
Leave Reading, at 4.40, 7.40, a. m. and 10.35
Leave Allentown, a!2 30 a. m and 9.05 p. in.
J. E. WOOTEN, Gen. ManaRer.
C. Q. Hancock, General Ticket Agent.
tDoes not run on Mondays.
Via Morris and Essex It. H.
Pennsylvania R. R. Time Table.
On and after Monday, June 25tb, 1877, Pas
leuger traluswill run as follows:
Mlffllntown Ace. 7.32 a. m., dally except Sunday.
Johnstown Ex. 12.22 p. M.. dally " Sundav
12.22 p. v., dally " Sunday
. 8.54 P. M., dally exceptSuudaj
s, 9.64p.m., flag, daily.
WayPaBS. 9.08 A. M., dally,
Mall 2.43 P. M. dally exceptSunday.
MIIHintown Ace. 6.65 P. M. daily except Sunday.
Pittsburgh Express, 11.57P. M., (Flag) daily, ex
Pad llo Express, 6.17 a. m.. daily (flag)
Trains are now run by Philadelphia time, which
is 13 minutes faster than Altoona time, and 4 min
utes slower thau New York time.
J.J. BARCLAY, Agent.
On and after Monday, June 25th, 1877, trains
will leave Duncannon, as follows:
Mlffllntown Ace. dally except Sundayat 8.12a. if.
Johnstown Ex. 12.531". it., dally except Suuday.
Mall 7.30 p. M " "
Atlantic Express 10.20 p. u., dally (flag)
Way Passenger, 8.38 A. m., daily
Mail, 2.09 p. m daifyexceptsunday.
MIIHintown Acc. dally except Sunday at 6.16 p.m.
Pittsburg Ex. daily except Sunday (flag) 11.33P. m.
WM. O. KING Agent.
Kflfl AGENTS WANTED to canvass for a
JUU ohand pictubb, 22x28 Inches, entitled
"Tim Illustrated Lord's Prayeb." Agents
are meeting with great success.
For particulars, address
H. M. CRIDER, Publisher,
48 ly York. Pa.
The undersigned has removed his
Leather and Harness Store
from Front to High Street, near the Penn'a.,
Freight Depot, where he will have on hand, and
wlU sell at
Leather and Harness sf all kinds. Having good
workmen, and by buying at the lowest caei
price. I fear no competition.
Market prices paid in cash for Bark. Hides and
Skins. Thankful for past favors, I solicit a con
tinuance of the same.
P. 8. Blankets, Robes, and Shoo findings made
JOS. M. HAWLEY.
Dnncannon, Julyl9. 1876. tf
A VARIETY STORE,
We Invite the Citizens of BLOOMFIELD and
vicinity, to call and examine our Stock of
GROCERIF8, 1JUEEN8WARE, GLASSWARE,
TIN WARE. A FULL VARIETY OF
NOTIONS, He., &c, me..
All of which we are selling at astonishingly
Give us a call and NaVK itnjfEY, as we
are almost GIVING THINGS AWAY.
a. Dutter and Eggs taken In trade.
.38 Went Uulu Street.
How Wiggles Lost His Bride.
AB TWO men were talking carelessly
In a public room, when in answer
to a remiuk one lutd made, a young man
who had not previously Joined In their
conversations suddenly exclaimed :
" Married did you sny ?"
" O, yes," said one, " she Is to be mar
ried to-morrow night, nnd It will be the
most excellent combination of wealth
and beauty ever seen in this part of the
' Hut Wiggles Is such a numbskull."
"Hut Wiggles Is wealthy, and what
more ought a young girl like Irene Mol
travers to desire I"
By this time tho young man had passed
out. One of the speakers touched the
" Do you know that young man ?"
" No, indeed, not I i who is he?"
" That Is young Ned Alford."
" You know he has been In love with
Irene for this ever so long, lie comes
up from New York every quarter to see
her. I wonder how he'll take thisi"'
"Why did her father turn the girl
over to Wiggles if she was engaged ?"
" Oh, he wouldn't give a fig for en
gagements, lie's a surly, crusty old fel
low, and don't understand anybody's
wishes but his own." As the men spoke
they went out.
Mr. Wiggles, the bridegroom, lived in
a little town connected by railroad with
Bainsford, and not more than fifty
miles away. Early on the appointed
morning he might have been seen
wending his way to the railway station.
As he approached an engine driver came
" Bound to Bainsford, sir?"
"Ah, then, you're the gentleman.
There's no passenger train to-day, sir
won't run till midnight, sir. The direc
tor of this road told me, sir, to be sure
and get a locomotive ready for you to
take you there."
" Wrhy isn't there a car ?" said Wig
gles, as the man pointed to the puffing
and snorting machine.
" Please sir, no sir, there are no cars,
only this locomotive."
"Humph!" exclaimed Wiggles, sol
emnly, " I suppose I must go."
Then the man put his carpetbag in, got
in himself, touched a crank, and with a
puff and snort away went the engine.
Mr. Wiggles at first felt a little flur
ried, but after a few moments he grew
accustomed to the novelty of his situa
tion, and amused himself by watching
the scenery. As he looked at the land
scape and noticed the telegraph posts
one after the other flashing past, the
strange thought occurred to his mind
that he was traveling at a most fearful
ly rapid pace. He therefore,touched the
engineer's arm, and prepared to speak.
What was Wiggles surprise at seeing
the engineer turn and make a hideous
grimace. He laughed in a sickly man
ner. " Friend," he cried, "tiin't we going
The friend rolled up his eyes till only
the whites were visible. After this he
turned the lids over so that a hideous
red margin appeared over the whites.
"Good Lord!" cried Wiggles, "the
man is crazy!"
Suddenly the man commenced danc
ing violently. Then he sprang on the
back of the engine, and standing on his
head he put his hels against the funnel
and stared at Wiggles. After this he
" We'll soon be there," he said.
" Where V" gasped Wiggles.
" They've got an air line from there
to Itaunsbury. It goes through the air.
We go thump against the depot, and we
vanish. Last time I went to Itauns
bury I went -straight on the regular
track ; this time I'm going to try the
He poked Wiggles in the ribs. Wig
gles was so paralyzed by fear that he
could not utter a word.
"Perhaps, though, we had better not
wait till we get into the depot. Perhaps
we had better run Into the next train,
or go ofT the track now. So" Suiting
the action to the word, the man gave a
tremendous pull at the crank.
Wiggles did not wait for the catastro
phe. He fainted.
That night the liouse of 'Squire
Maltravers was crowded with guests.
Invited to the wedding they had come,
expecting to enjoy the moat brilliant
marriage festival ever seen in this part
of the world.
But the 'squire wore no smile on his
face. The bridegroom had been ex
pected at noon. He had not only not
come at noon, but at -dusk he still was
absent. Unable to contain himself, the
'squire rode out to tle station. To his
horror no Wiggles came.
Perhaps Wiggles hud arrived, and wag
already in the house. In vain. On his
arrival there, the first person whom he
met asked him where was Wiggles.
Wiggles was not to be 'found.
"How unfortunate!" said they all.
" The scoundrel !" cried the 'squire,
enraged at the disappointment.
" It's my opinion that he has Intended
tills all along," said the bride, who, by
tho way supported herself with wonder
.This remark stung the 'squire to the
quick. " By Jove, I'll have revenge on
the rascal. I'll teach him how to make
a fool of me, I'll "
But the 'squire was Interrupted by the
entrance of a young man, who walked
straight up to him and bowed respect
fully. "Alford?" excluimed the 'squire,
" Mr. Maltravers," said he, "you
never felt any particular aftection for
me, but perhaps you won't object to act
reasonable now. Here you are In an
awkward place through that villain
Wiggles. Now, I loved your (laughter
long ago, and we have been engaged.
You had no right to overlook mo and
give her to a fellow who doesn't care a
pin for anybody but himself. The com
pany are wondering below the bride is
waiting the wedding must go on. Let
me be the bridegroom."
The 'squire did not get angry. He did
not even pause to consider. He seized
Alford's hand, slapped his back, and to
the astonishment of all present, cried
" Alford. my lad, take her. Blow me
if I ain't glad that cursed nincompoop
didn't come. You are worth ten such
fellows os lie. Come along, Irene, dear,
you won't object, I know. Come along,
Alford, give her your arm, you dog you.
And the blufTold 'squire, heading the
proceaston, advanced into the midst of
the astounded company. A few words
explained all. To the honor of human
nature, the whole house rang with op
plause. The ceremony was short but
decisive, and the enthusiastic company
could hardly wait for it to be over. As
the last amen was said every soul
crowded up to congratulate the happy
It leaked out in the course of a month,
long after Alford and his bride had set
tled in New York, that the mad en
gineer was an old friend, who decoyed
Wiggles Into a car, that he merely car
ried him off to the other end of the line,
where the locomotive was wonted, and
that his mad gestures were all dis
sembled. . ...
SOME years ago a race was run at the
Hague, in Holland, which, for its
novelty, excited more than ordinary in
terest. It was between a fast trotting
horse and a full-grown hog ; distance,
six English miles.
The circumstances which led to this
unique trial of speed were as follows :
At a club at the Hague a young mem
ber expatiated upon the beauty, sym
metry, and extraordinary speed of a
trotting horse he had that day pur
chased, expressing an eager desire to get
up a match, to prove the superior quali
ties of his horse. A gentleman re
" I have a hog which I would not hes
ltato to run against him."'
Peals of laughter greeted this strange
proposal, to which, when partially sub
Bided, the owner of " grunty" quietly
" Well, gentlemen, I now challenge
to run my hog Nero against that gentle
man's fast trotter, in harness, six Eng
lish miles, provided that the horse carry
two persons, and that fourteen days'
time be allowed me for training my
"Agreed!" "Agreed!" resounded
all round ; for the joke was deemed too
good and too novel to give it the
It was agreed that the match should
come off that day fortnight.at 11 o'clock
A. M. precisely; and the beautiful ave
nue leading from the Hague to the sea
shore at Schevenlngen was selected as
The news of this extraordinary match
for a trial of speed between a fast trot
ting horse and a full grown porker,
spread like wildfire, and caused the
most intense excitement among the
people, all eager to see the fun. The
day was anxiously looked for, and the
training of Nero began.
On the first day poor Nero was starved,
strict orders having been given by his
owner that no one should feed him, him
self alone attending to that matter. On
the second day Nero was pretty sharp
set, when punctually at 11 o'clock, his
master made his appearance.
A rope was securely fasteued to one
of his trotters, and his master drove him
with many a kick and forcible persua
sion all the way over the course to
Schevenlngen, where he fed him upon a
scanty meal of two herrings, which
Nero ravenously devoured, after which
be had to trot back to the Hague.
It may be proper here to remark that
tho hog prefers fish to nny other kind of
On the third day Nero felt perfectly
ravenous; but he had to bide his time,
and Ids master had to resort to the
strictest hog discipline to start lilm ofT
when, at 11 o'clock, he presented him
self to drive him over the course.
After a liberal nnd energetic applica
tion of the booted foot and a little loud
and angry discussion between the re
spective parties, they arrived nt their
Journey's end, where Nero was regaled
with three herrings, being one extra,
ond which he dispatched voraciously In
double quick time, looking for more, but
He was then, with much coaxing and
kicking, persuaded to resume the return
trip homeward.whicli wns safely accom
plished by vigorous squealing and deter
mined grunting on the part of Nero.
On tho fourth day, punctually at 11
o'clock, when his master presented him
self, Nero seemed to understand some
what the object of his calling; he
walked off not only without compul
sion, but at a. good round pace, to get to
his journey's end, where his master re
galed him not alone with his coveted
dinner of three red herrings, but, as a
reward for his tractability and conduct,
with one herring extra, which Nero de
voured with incredible velocity ns soon
as they came within reach of his
On the fifth day, Nero was fully up to
the game, and' his master experienced
considerable difficulty to keep up with
him. At Schevening the usual allow
ance, now four herrings, was given him
and disposed of in short metre.
On the day following, and up to the
time of his race, his master had no fur
ther difficulty with Nero but to keep up
with him, Nero invariably taking the
lead, although on tho return trips the
same difficulties always recurred. A
vigorous application of boots was, In
such case, the only convincing argu
ment with Nero, who never could see
the point nor comprehend the necessity
of this bock-track movement, and
squealed and grunted his objection.
On the ninth day Nero had become
perfectly trained, and having grown ex
tremely thin upon his scanty meals, he
now ran like a race-horse, a veritable
Eclipse, invariably distancing his mas
ter, who followed with a fast trotting
horse In harness.
Both exercise and spare diet were,
however, strictly adhered to up to the
day preceding the one on which the race
was to come off. On that.the thirteenth
day, as on the first day, poor Nero was
aguin starved. At the usual hour of 11
his master appeared, but Nero was
doomed to disappointment no trot, no
herring on that day.
With eager eye and impatient grunt
he signified his desire to be released from
his pen, but alas 1 it was not so to be ;
he had to submit to a day of fasting to
prepare for the race.
On the fourteenth day both horse and
pig appeared at the starting-post, eager
for the race. It was a beautiful day,
and the road was lined the entire dis
tance on both sides with spectators
eager to see the sport. Punctually at 11"
o'clock, at tap of drum, off they started,
amind shouts of the multitude. The first
two miles were closely contested ; it was
emphatically a neck-and-neck race; but
Nero, light as a feather, and having in
his mind's eye his delectable meal, now
fairly flew over the ground, gradually
leaving the horse behind, keeping the
lead the entire distance. Amid shouts,
the waving of handkerchiefs, and the
wildest excitement, he reached the ending-post,
beating the the horse by half a
mile and winning the race triumph
antly. For this extraordinary performance
Nero was rewarded with a pailful of
herrings, which having feasted upon to
his heart's content, he waddled back to
Earth from Borneo.
In the last century a merchant vessel
came Into London docks with yellow
fever, and the captain was suffering se
verely from it, and no one would go
near the sufferers. Dr. Fothergill, how
ever, went on board, partly out of com
passion, and partly from his deal to
study a disease which was new to him,
and he removed the captain to his own
house, and finally succeeded in getting
him through the fever. When the cap
tain recovered, he Inquired from the
doctor what he was in his debt, but
Fothergill refused to receive any pay
ment. The captain then wished to
know how he could compensate him for
such kindness, upon which the doctor
replied that there was one thing he could
do for him, If he were making a voyage
to the East, and would pass through the
straits of Macassar by Borneo, he should
be glad if he would bring him back two
barrels full of earth of Borneo, which
the captain promised to do. However,
when be reached the srjot of his vovasre
out, he thought of the ridicule he must
experience from his crew in so strange
an undertaking, and his heart failed
him, and he sailed through the straits
without fulfilling his intention. On his
return by the snme route the sntne thing
happened again through his fear of tho
scoffs of his crew. However, when he
had left the straits 200 or possibly 800
miles behind him, his conscience smote
him with his Ingratitude nnd the non
fulfillment of his promise, and he put
tho ship's head about, returned to the
spot, and filled the barrels with the
earth. On his return he sent It to Dr.
Fothergill, who had the surface of the
ground thoroughly burned, nnd he then
sprinkled the Borneo earth on it, when
It is a known fact that there came up all
kinds of new and curious plants, said to
be 100 diflerent sorts, some geraniums,
nnd new flowers, which have sub.
sequently spread throughout the gar
dens of England.
A Submerged City In the Lake of Geneva.
A strange discovery in reported from
the Lake of Oeneva. A tourist paving
lost his trunk, two divers were employ
ed to search for it. Wlille they were
below water they found what they sup
posed to be a village, since covered by
the lake. Their statements led to an in
vestigation of the spot by the municipal
authorities, who took measures to ascer
tain the truth of the extraordinary nc
count of the divers. On covering the
placid surface with oil, these latter were
able to distinguish the plan of the town,
streets, squares, and detached houses,
making the bed of the lake. The rud
dy hue which characterized them led
the observers to suppose that the build
ings had been covered with the famous
Vermillion cement which was used by
the Celts, Cimbri, and the early Gauls.
There are about 200 houses arranged
over an oblong surface, near the middle
of which Is a space more open, supposed
to have been used for public assemblages.
At the Eastern extremity lies a large
square tower, which was taken for a
rock. A superficial Investigation seems
to indicate that the construction of these
buildings dates from some centuries be
fore our era. The Council of Vaud has
decided to have the site of the dwellings
Inclosed by a jetty stretch from the land
and to drain off the water, so as to bring
to light what promises to be one of the
most Interesting archwologlcal dis
coveries of our day.
" Don't You Vant to Py a Hog ?"
I had just become interested in one of
Jules Verne's Moon stories, when a
thundering knock at the front door
shook the house. Answering the call
I met big Sam Slaughterbeck, from
Slum Oullion Hollow.
" Well, Sam, what do you want ?" I
" Don't yer vant to py a hog ?" Sam
I was irritated by the interruption, so
I asked, sarcastically :
"Are you for sale?" As Sam was
waxing wroth at this, I put in another
short saying : " How long has your hog
been sick ?"
As 1 hastily closed the door against
Sam's fist I could hear him saying :
" Nay, nay, I bees no hog. Mine hog
no been sick. I kilt sixty-tree and they
all died of cut throats. Yusht you come
out here anoder time. I tol you have
you any sick hog. Yaw, yaw, I mash
your eyes over your nose. Don't it.
Tunner and blltzen I yusht pound you
to death, for told me mine hog vash
The last I saw of Sam he was at a
near neighbor's door repeating the
query, "Don't yer vant to pyahog?"
tW A lady io Geauga county, Oliic, re
fused to pay ber taxes because of non rep
resentation, but ono of ber kind-bearted
neighbors came forward and discharged the
tax, saying : " We tbink a great deal of
Miss E down where she is known.
She is doing this from principle, and I
don't know but what she is half right after
all. I will pay the tax, and then, after I
explain the matter, she will be willing to
pay me, but she would never pay an
HP William Dooley, an amateur de
tective in search of two cattle thieves.found
them at church at White Sulphur, Ken
tucky, whereupon, pistol iu hand, he in
formed the preacher and congregation tbat
they were all under arrest. While every
body looked astonished, be picked out his
men, marched them out of the building at
the muzzle of his wewpon, and, turning on
the step, shouted to the minister that he
could go on with the benediction.
Of A widow In New York, while
perusing the family Bible the other day,
came upon a note given in favor of her
husband some two years previous. She
sued the maker of the note, and was
awarded over $400 for obeying the In
junction : " Search the Scriptures."
3 As a trial of a breach-of-promise
suit was about to begin in San Fran
cisco, a juror arose and asked to be ex
cused, because he was engaged to be mar
ried, and consequently Lb mlud was not
free from bias. He was excused.