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MAY lOlhT lSBO. ,
Trains Leave Hnrrlsburg as Follows i
For New York via Allentown, at S.18, 8.06 a. m.
orNew'vork via Philadelphia and "Bound
Brook Route,'' ', (Fast fcxp.) tM a. m. and
'Though car arrives lit New York at H noon.
For I'lilladelplila, at 8.18. .4il (Fart Exp) 8.05,
(through oar), .W a. m.. 1.4B and P. '.
For Heading, at 6.1ft, 8.4') (Fast 11M) 8.05, 9.50
. m., 1.48,4. W.aud.0 p. In. . .
For rottsvllla. at 6.18, 8.1)5, .0 a.m. and 4.00
p. in., and via Hchuylklll and Busqijehanna
braneh at 2.40 p. m. For .Auburn, at 6.o a. in.
For Alleutowu.atJ.15, 8.05, u.Soa.m., 1.46 aud
'"xiw MS. 8.0,8 a. m. and 1.48 p. m. trains tiavs
through oars lor New Vork. via Allentown.
For New York, at 8.20 a. m. '
For Allentown and Way Btatlons, at 6.20 a. m.
For Keacliug, FlilldelaplHa, and Way blatiuua.
at 1.45 p. in.
Trains Lcaye Tor Harrlsbiirg as Follows I
Leave New York via Allentown, 8.45 a. in., 1.00
!Leare S'ewYork via "Bound Brook Route."and
Philadelphia at T.43 a. in., 1.80 aud 4.U0 p. in., ur
rlvlnn at HaiTlstmra, 1.60, 8.20 p. m., and D.Utip.iu.
Through car. New Vork to lliirrlslturg.
Leave FnlUdelphla, at 9.45a. in., 4.00 and 6.60
(Fust Kxn) and 7 45 p. in. , ,
Iave l-ottsville.e.W, H.loa. m. and 4.40 p. sn.
Leave Heading, at 4.50, 7.25,11.50 a. m., 1.3i ,0.16,
7.4Aand lo.35p. m.
Leave Pottsvllle vlaSchuylklllaud Susquehanna
Branch, 8.2,s a. m. .....
Leave Alleutowu, at 8.50, 9.03 a. m.. 12.10, 4.S0,
and ,05 p. m.
Leave New York, at 5 30 p. in.
Leave Philadelphia, at 7.46 p.m. .
Leave Reading, at 7.f a. m. and 10.35 p. in.
Leave Allentown. at 9.05 p. in.
Lrave n ARRTRBCRO for Paxton LocWel and
flteelton dally, except Sunday, at 6.40, 9.3o a. in.,
and 2 p. m.i (lally. except Saturday and Sunday.
6.45 p. m., and on Saturday only, at 4.45, 6.10
aUKeturhin'S; leave STEELTON dally, except
Humlay. at too, 10.00 a. m and 2 20 p. m. ( dally,
except Saturday and Sunday. 6.10 p. m., and ou
Saturday only 5.10,6.80, 9,6op. in.
3, E. W GOTTEN, Gen. Manager.
O.O.Hancock, General Passenger and Ticket
Agent. i
New Bloomfleld, renn'a.,
HAVlNGleased thl property and furnished It
In a comfortable manner. I ask a share of tlie
public patrouaje, aud assure my friends wn'0P
with me that every exertion will be made to
rendertheirstaypleasant. .....,.
-A careful hostler always In attendants.
April 9, 1878. tt
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Story of My Courtship.
SHE was a pretty girl, was Jemima-1
petlte-Uiat's what I like-bright
eyes, luxuriant locks a white and pink
complexion, plump and compact. She
was always In good humor, and we soon
became the very best of frlouds nay,
more for who could help being affec
tionate toward her V Everybody loved
her. When the boatmen called her "a
sweet little craft," they expressed though
vulgarly, the sentiment of my own
heart. I was in love with Jemima, and
Jemima well, Jemima was not indif
ferent to me. I had not nerve to ask
her, in so many words, would she ac
cept my hand and name. I spoilt a
quire of paper in the effort to utter my
thoughts in a letter; so at last, on her
birthday, the 15th of May, I ventured
to present her with an elegant bound
book, and on a little slip of paper inside
I wrote :
" Deah Jemima-Bv the acceptance of
this trlflluK gift let me know you accept
the giver 1
I flattered myself it was rather a
plucky thing to do, and It answered ad
Next time I saw her she wbb all of a
glow, and when we were alone together,
and I was standing rather near her, and
said ; " You received my humble offer
ing," she burst into a flood of tears, put
her arms round my neck, and spoilt my
shirt front.
Then when she recovered a little (do
you believe in Niobe V I don't) she
said :
" Ha ve y ou asked pa y "
Of course I responded I had not.
" Then do at once," she said ; " for,
goodness gracious me, If he was to find
us out in anything Bly, and trying to
keep it from him, it would be awful I"
It is much worse than asking the girl,
especially such a peppery pld party as
Captain Wattleborough ; however I
screwed myself up, and when Jemima
was down about the place, playing on
our piano, and I knew he would be
making his evening toilet by putting on
a pilot coat I ventured to look in upon
him. Altera few words on ordinary
topics, such as bow Were we both, how
the weather, I hemmed and began,
' Captain, I am ambitious."
"ltight boy climb as high as you
" Don't encourage me too much Cap
tain; I'm ambitious in your direction."
u Boy, you're not going to sea, are
you V"
" No, Captain ; I I I I aspire to
the honor of being your son-in-law 1"
The Captain looked me full in the face
then said : ' i
" Have you money 1"'
Of course I hadn't and he told me to
go and get It before venturing to aspire
to the hand of Jemima.
" But, my dear Captain " I ven
tured to expostulate.
" Get off' my doorstep I"
" Let me speak for a moment to Jemi
ma." " det ofF my doorstep I"
He accompanied this last instruction
by a thrust which sent me staggering in
to the Btreet.
My affair with Jemima was at an end.
The Captain would not listen to reason
that is, he would not listen to me. All
the letters I wrote to Jemima were sent
back to me. I grew weary, packed up
and packed off with a letter of introduc
tion to a firm In China. Well, the for
tune was not so easy to make, but at the
expiration of twenty years I began to
think it sufficiently large to warrant my
return to " the girl I left behind me." I
had heard very little from home. Fath
er and mother were still alive, but the
Captain was dead. They had carried
him through the cornfields one sum
mer's day to the little churchyard, and
there tbey buried him.
Jemima, I understood lived in the old
house and was Btlll single. Bo full of
emotion, all the tenderness for the dear
girl X had left behind me rapidly reviv
ingoff I went, carpet bag and every
thing, just as I was, to have the old
vows renewed and sealed in the usual
A maiden with a freckled face, much
sunburnt, opened the door. Could I see
Miss Wattleborough t The maiden did
not reply, but leaving me where I was,
retired to the remote back settlement.
There I heard the following dialogue :
" Missus 1"
"Well, what is it V" '
" Somebody wants you."
" Who Is it V"
" A fat old man with a bag," !
I could have shaken the girl Into
There was further talk in a smothered
whisper and then the girl returned, and
motioning me with her finger, said ;
" Come in here," and showed me into
the parlor. .
The old parlor, just as I had left It,
neat and trim, the old harpsichord, ' the
old punchbowl ; but 6ome new things
a canary in a cage at the w indow, a
black, long-legged cat ensconced upon a
The next minute a lady entered.
Could It be y No, Impossible this pale
faced, sober V lunged lady with stiff curls,
and no more figure than a clock case
could this be my Jemima V Where was
the old lustre of the eyes where the old
bloom upon the cheeks where the lips
that were ruddier than the cLerry y
Rue lifted up both hands when she saw
"Alfred I"
We shook hand ; after a moment's
hesitation we went further more in ac
cordance with old times,
t My heart sank within me however, as
I sat down opposite to her, and thought
of what she was. She looked at me
very steadily, and I thought I detected
disappointment in her glance.
" We are both changed, Jemima."
"You are very much altered," she
" You are different," I responded
"Do you think soy"
"Think soy Why Jemima, there
can't be two opinions about it."
" It is generally observed j but you
"Well, my deary"
" You have grown ridiculously stout,
and you are bald-headed "
" You are not stout my dear; but your
balr Is not what it used to be."
" people Bay they see no change In me
and that I preserve my childish appear
ance wonderfully."
"Humph I"
Our interview was not altogether
agreeable. When we parted we content
ed ourselves with shaking hands.
That afternoon I wrote a note to her,
suggesting that we did not renew our
That afternoon she wrote a note to
me, suggesting the very same Idea to
me. Our cross letters crossed.
We are to be friends nothing more.
But that could not last. I was the
first to give in. I called upon her, and
said a good deal, and she cried, and then
we said why not f and then she put her
head upon my breast and spoilt my shirt
front as she had done before.
"You are not so very fat," she said
"You are hot so very lean," I said,
laughing also. .
" You can wear a scalp," she said.
" You can dye," I responded. 7
Bo we both laughed again, and it was
all settled. We were settled, and here
we are out of the fog, and very much at
your service the happiest couple in our
A Queer Branch of Industry How Jew
elers are Robbed.
A TOLEDO paper says: The writer
was talking to a detective a few
days ago, on one of the principal streets
when suddenly the conversation was in
terrupted by my companion exclaiming
to a passer-by :
"Whatl You here yet V"
"I'll leave in in ten minutes, Mr.
Blank so help me 1" and the man ex.
panded into blasphemous oaths, which
are characteristic of his class.
. " Time is up," said the detective ;
" the next time I see you I will pinch
you." .
The man passed on. He was a little
over medium Light, low-browed, thick
set, dark haired, wicked eyed, slightly
marked with small-pox and had a scar
on his face. His clothing wa9 good ;
but he bore the unmistakable air of a
thief and a ruffian.
" Who Is that y" was asked of the
The latter looked at his questioner in
pitying surprise and replied :
" Why, that is Irish Mike, alias Day
ton Mike, alias, Frank Williams, alias
George Williams right name Mike Jen
nings, of Dayton, Ohio."
"Who is hey"
" Don't you know him y He is a pen
ny-weighter. He had laid a plan with
his moll to work the jewelry stores
here. I tumbled on it so I have block
ed his game by ordering him to quit the
town., - ,
As the reputation of the great Mike
was not recalled to the questioner by his
name, so hla business was not suggested
by the term " penny-weighter."
"What Is a penny-weighter t" was
asked, with a feeling that his ignorance
would not enhance the inquirer in the
esteem of his detective friend.
" Don't you know t Is it possible
anybody don't know y" queried the de
tective. '
He assured him that one at least did
" Well, well, that is strange," said he
musingly. "If you don't know I'll
tell you. The racket is simply lifting
chains and Jewelry at the stores."
" Lifting y" was the exclamation.
" Stealing," replied he.
" But how y
" Easy enough. Take a chap like
that one I just spoke to. He goes into
a jewelry store with a confederate (usu
ally his moll), and he and she wants to
look at long ladies or gents' vest chains.
The chains are In cloths aud spread
out before them. Bhe looks at them and
keeps the attention of the seller. He
gets one in his hand, pretends to blow
bis noBe with his finger and thumb and
then puts his hand Into his pocket,pulls
out his handkerchief and wipes his nose.
Now when he pulls that handkerchief
he drops what he has lifted into his
pocket. That's penny. weighting. ;
" Sometimes he will go Into a Jewelry
store and pretend to be a railroad man.
Then be will pick out an article or Jew.
elry, make an advance on it and have It
kept until he callsagaln. He will some
times make three or four payment, at
as many different calls, and on each Oc
casion he will lift something aud gener
ally gets the article he has paid for be
sides.". " But how can he do this Y How can
he fool the Jeweler If" : :
' That beats me," replied the detec
tive, " In the first plaoe you saw what
a give-away his looks are Then bis
moll Is a bad woman. Any one can see
it who looks at her, You'd think a Jew
eler would send for a policeman the mo
ment such a pair enter his store ; but he
works the best stores. He has played
his racket at Cleveland, Pittsburgh,
Chicago, Dayton, Cincinnati every
whereand on pretty sharp business
men, too.".
"Do you think he'll leave y"
" Sure of it I He knows that every
Jewelry store In town Is up to him now,
and be can't do anything unless he
comes down to clothes lines."
" But bow does it pay y"
" Well, as near as I can get at it, he
lifted in Chicago alone In one year
about $5,0C0 worth. This he sold for
fifty cents on the dollar. Of course he
was pulled, and had expenses; but he
gets a living out of It."
" Why do you let him go now ? "
" Because prevention is better than
cure. If lie Is out of the town he can
not steal in it. He'll go to Chicago or
Pittsburgh from here. They are Ills
favorite working grounds ; he'll get to
work somewhere, but we will telegraph
him ahead, so that he can't do much if
the police choose to prevent him."
The writer thanked the detective for
his useful information concerning the
mysteries of the gloriouB art of penny
weighting and left him a wiser man.
A HARTFORD jeweler, says the
Courant of that city, recently direct
ed the attention of a friend to a rough
appearing old farmer sauntering down
Main street, and remarked : ,
" I've been sold worse on that man
than on any other in ray whole business
life." , . - ...
The man fully three score years and
ten, wore shabby pantaloons, rough cow
hide boots, innocent of the slightest
trace of blacking, a vest soiled in front
and with the back partly in tatters ; was
In his shirt sleeves, without collar, and
his head covered by a tile, fashionable
many years ago.
" That was about bis style,", contin
ued the merchant, " when he dropped
in at my store one day during the war,
and said he wanted to buy a watch..
Judging from his appearance that he
meant something in the future, after the
scarecrow season was over and he had
drawn his money, I didn't bustle around
very lively to make a trade. I thought
a ten dollar silver watch would , about
close out his pile and shoved one across
the counter to him. He merely glanced
at It, and quietly asked, " Don't you
keep anything better r1" This nettled
me and for a bluff I hauled out an
American watch, one of the costliest we
had in the store, worth one hundred and
seventy-five dollars in gold, and gold
was worth somewhere about two hun
dred then. He examined it carefully,
asked its price, and then to my amaze
ment said, "That'll do." He dived
down into his pantaloons pocket and
after fishing out of the way a roll of
greenbacks as big as your hat he hauled
up a purse of gold, counted out the one
hundred and seventy-five dollars, shov
ed the watch into his vest pocket and
walked out. You may imagine that
this excited my curiosity . and after a
while I ascertained who my strange cus
tomer was. He lived a few miles down
the river and Was worth enoueh to have
bought out the whole establishment.
Bince then I haven't tried any more
uiuus on piainiy uresseu men. xou
can't always , tell by a man's clothes
what he's got down in his pockets any
more than you can tell how far a toad
will Jump by looting at mm."
C3TA Waterbury family tried to evade
the dog tax recently. The special officer
to investigate the subject of dogs In that
city suspected falsehood, so he sent his
son to find out. The youth has remark
able powers as a mimic, and when he
asked if they bad any dogs and was an
swered with "No, sir," he imitated a
dog so effectively as to start three dogs
to barking in the cellar, where they were
O Tumors, erysipelas, mercurial dis
eases, scrofula, aud general debility
cured by " Dr. Llndsey's Blood Search
Don't Fan Fire.
If you should come down stairs some
day and see a smouldering fire Just start-
ng in one of your floors.stealthlly steal
ng into your carpet, you would not be
very likely to sit down beside it and fan
It, much less would you run over to a
neighbor's and have her bring the bel
lows to blow it up. Not if you were a
woman in her right senses. You know
quite well what speedy measures you
would take to Smother or quench it.
Dear young housekeepers, tbere are
worse fires which start up silently in
homes than were ever kindled by Lucl
fer matches. They begin small. Cross
words usually start them, but how the
fire spreads when once kindled, If only
it gets a little fanning 1 One sure way
to ran the blnze Is to run over to a neigh
bor's and talk your trouble over. Tell
just how unreasonable John Is, and how
little he sympathizes with your trials,
and unless your friend Is an uncommon
ly wise woman, you will go home mor
wretched than you came, and feeling
harder than ever toward John. You
have gained nothing, but you have fur
nlshed food for considerable scandal, for
nothing travels faster than the 111 news
that " So and so don't get along well to
gether." That which was only a trans,
lent flash or Ill-temper has been blown-
into a conflagration that is' likely to
burn up your domestic happiness.
Some one says if there is ever anything
for which we are thankful, It is for an
gry words not spoken. I would add for
domestic skeletons we did not exhibit be
fore the world. Better keep them lock
ed up In their closet. They will not
shock or harrow your sensibilities half
so much there.
Only possess your soul in quietness,
and the fire will die out. If your inmost
consciousness tells you that you have
the true and devoted love of your hus
band, you will not be much moved by
little things. Tears and life's mutual
joys and sorrows will draw all true
hearts closer to one another, and the
once vexatious things will seem like
trifles, as you glance backward over
Remember that nothing helps along
domestic troubles like talking over
them ; nothing smothers them like si
lence. ' A little patience and Self-command
and the flash lies down. And, oh,
bow glad you are that the fair fabric of
your home happiness has hot been con.
Mimed. ?
Something to Reflect Upon.
The liquor traffic imposes a tax of 83
per cent, on the people. The saloons
outnumber all other kinds of business
houses of any one class in the country.'
We pay about one-eighth ' as much for
education as for rum ; twice as much for
intemperance as for the support of the
Government. We waste over $700,000,
000 a year for the debasement of the in
tellect and the destruction of the body,
and pay with reluctance less than $100,
000,000 for education and culture; then
we throw over fifteen times as much in
to the seething cauldron of rum as we
contribute annually to the cause of re
ligion 1 Are not these startling state
ments ' Do you comprehend the enor
mity of this national vice? With these
facts before us is it strange that our
measure of misery is full ? This vast
waste would provide a school-house,
thoroughly appointed, for every fifty or
our youth, and set teachers In the midst
or them, or the highest possible culture.
Aside from the lamentable havoc and
waste caused by the use of rum, we are
compelled to support courts and prisons
and an army of official benefactors in
the name of charity that would be al
most wholly unnecessary were the peo
ple taught to shun rum as an enemy.
O" It is our manners that associate
us. It will inevitably follow in the re
construction of society that the intelli
gent will be attracted to the intelligent,
the refined to the refined, the cultured
to the cultured. Wealth has lost its
prestige as a social divider, and now
there is an opportunity for all, especially
for the young, to secure their places and
recognition in the good society of the
3T Spurgeon says, " he who climbs
above the cares of the world and turns
his face to his God, has found the sunny
side of life. The world's side or the hill
is chill and freezing to a spiritual mind,
but the Lord's presence glvea a warmth
of joy which turns winter Into sum
mer." C" No matter how purely and grand
ly we live to-day, there is no denying
that we may live more purely, more
grandly to-morrow. .. .
ISS" In this great theatre or life it is
permitted to God and the angels . to be
spectators, but all men must be actors. .
C2T Four things that come not back
the broken arrow, the sped" arrow, the
past life, and neglected opportunity.