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S i - TH E LA N S I N f B X T B G H TATE G azette . ', Proprietor. • VOLUME L X X X II. AN INDEPENDENT. JOEENAli DEVOTED TO EEPXIBLIOAN.;,|ilNOIPLES. LTTEEATURE AND DOMESTIO INTELMGENOE. LANSINOBTTBGH, N. Y .. S l^R E D A Y , DECEMBEB 4 , 1830 . f h0 Cjazette. Published evciv SATURDAY MORNIilil # f e 9 r t « t « n OfiSisial P a p e r of the V illag a J O B B R I N T I N T O IN AU- WS BBANOHBS Exoiaied with Neatness and Djsjiiatch ?! AT, THIS OrWOK. eavertto. ^atoriSHOtioesin re!4mg 001^^^ 1 ' ^utW)-<U««OV 4 wo UMUQU SU M OttTAy ftH WilOrS* t . L. FULLlft^ VILLAGE SURVEYOR Or I i A nsingborgh and GaKSN I sland . M. U FANCHER, FlBE, LIFE AND MABINE Z N S I P ’R A N O E A a S N T , , (^posite aieNeys Bbc»m> Lmsingbnrgh. M fS, H E N RIEtTA AM E S . P e n o d icd s , Newspapers, sta t io n e r y . M a g a z ines^ Etc. At the lAuuingliDigb News Boom. 614 State Street, UnSinghtirgh, N. Y. HYATT A CONlStOCicT ^ ittieis & Ciiiiiselliii!i at Laf, 610 State St., Lansihgburgh, N.Y. EUGENE HTATT. A 0. GOMSrOOK. S. R- NOYES, 'ffholesele and Beteil Dealor ia L e h igh, Lackaw a n n a & CUMBERLAND COAL. Office and Yard Cornerof J»y * River Sts., LAN3INGBUKGH. N. Y. l^|Oegioee shipped by Bail or Canal at Loweat !hie Lnoky Horseshoe; ; Afioomr travelihg Pioked up s hmseshde iii the road A^d hailed it i u t to his barn door, That Inok might down hpon him ponr, That every biesamg known in life M«ht oiovm b tt homeetead and his wife^ And never any kuid oi hMia Dewend upon his growmg fam Bnt dire iU-fortnue soon began : To ViMc the aatonnded insn. His hens declined to Isy their eggs, , His bacon tumhiod from the pegsi And mts devoured the fallen l e ^ ; His cpm, that never iailed beipie, TdeweJ and rotted on the door; j grass refused to end in hay; i BBS eattie died* or wont astray; In short, all moVed the crooked way. Nextispring a great dtontb baked the sod, And roasted eVery pea in pod; The beans declared they could not grow So long as natnre aoted so; Redundant Inscote reared their brood TV> starve tor Isok Of Jnioy food; The staves from barrel sidea went off As if they had' the hopping'eongh. And nothing of the usefnl kind To hold together felt inclined; In short, it was h o use to .try VVhUe all the land was in a fry. One mom, demoralised with grief. The farmer clamored for reUef; And prayed right hard to andOtstand What Witohoraft now possessed his land; Why honse and firm in misery grew Since he nailed up that \lucky\ shoe. While thus dismayed o’er matters wrong An old man ohahced to trndge dong, To whom he told, with wormwood tears. How his affairs were in arrears. And what a desperate state of thinga A pioked-np horseshoe sometimea brings. The stranger asked to see the shoe, The farmer brought it into view; But when the old man raised his head. He laughed outright, and quickly said: No wonder skies upon yon frown— You’ve nailed the horseshoe updde down! Inst tnm it rpund, and soon you’ll see How you and fortune will agree.\ The farmer turned the horseshoe toimd, . tnd showers began to swell the.gronnd; The sunshine langhed among his grain, And heaps on heaps piled np the wain; R. HARRISONv CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, “■ ?f Watches Mid Jewelry. Table Cufleiy, Tea Sets.CMtors.Cake BaskeU, A t T h o m a s G o ldsm ith ’s . Troy House building, a tew doors bslow YZtsnr.m u a m e s H. A d a m s. DKUG^G^I ST, 635 As 63T STATE STREET, Physicians will find the stock of Ohemioals and Pharmaceutical Gumponnds complete, and from the moat improved Engttih, French and American mauufactnrers. All the Prescrip­ tions Gompjnnded since Dr. Harrisoa estab­ lished the nnsiness, thirty years .*>go, can hfi duplicated at any time. W INES AND LIQUORS, Paints, Oils & all Staple Drugs. e - Agent for CrEtSER SPRING WATER, WHITE GERMAN PERFUME, E . B . S T I L E S , Ittonier &aselor t s Law, Oov.BloliMrd Mid State Sts., CNoyes Building, np stairs,) LANSINGBUBGH, - - N .Y pey!# Eanslng1>iiTg]i. *r«r aafl Albaisy Ewpvesse steamboat orden _________ ____ _ Stata and Elizaheth streets, opposite Phosnix Hotel, will receive doe attention, and retnrns ade. Cheeks oir orders left a t tl ; ^ G e o r g e M. DpPoBBY, GEORGE H. LEMPE, 611 State St., Always :has ou.hand a fine assortment of goods suited to the season, consist'ng of Gentlemen’l Boots, Gaiters i O , ^ d English Walking Shoes, Ladies’ Buttoj >te,^GaiterB and n d r —■ - - - - Suit the Times ! Boots, CaiterB a Sappers, them before going to Troy. Prices to Suit tl loes. Ladies’ Button rs, OaH ahd inspeot ! ’■ LdW l^fCESr W M . O ’C O N H O K , DKALBR IN AUi KWM ON RiiTs, imnT -.A N D . VEGETABLES ISTo. 626 State Street. LANSINQBUHCm. “ Because you are such a stunted fair,” said he. Dhebe IxMsket had not been \be girl” at the Marcbell bouse for more than a few months when, one day, Mrs. Marcbell came into the great airy “ keeping-rooni” with a perturbed ex­ pression on her countehimce. “ I thought 1 heard a fiddle some- where,” said she. “ J u s t what you did hear,” said “ I t ’s Phebe, in the garret.” saw a creature so die as she is.” “ Nonsense,” said Mrs. sharply. “ W hat business girl with a fiddle, or with any sort of for that matter?” i no harm, wife—noharm ,” said the farmer, indulgently. ’’But it is harm,” s ohell, “ a n d l mean to p ut a stop to it.” And Phebe Lock fashion on the floor with a tattered shawl wrapped aroui her shoulders, and the red level light of the winter sunset weaving itself around her short aul in her musi; “ Give me that fiddle,” said Mrs. Marcbell. Ma’am?.” said Phebe, dropping her bow in amazement. “It’sasiUy The loft his hay oonld barely hold. His cattle did as they were told; His iroit trees needed itnrdy props ” hold the gatiiering apple crops; j turnip and potato fields AatODiihedall men by their yields; His barn was lull of b^dting Wus— His wife ptasented him'with twins; His neighbors marveled more and more To see the increase iu his store. And now the merry farmer sings There are two ways of doing things; And when for good Inok you would piay. Nail np your horseshoe the rieht way.’' t . Fi€td$, in Barptr^i Magazine. PHEBFS FIDDLE. “ I think I ’ll take that one,” said Mrs. MArlus Marcbell, pointini with the end of her finger in one p articular direction. It was quite a little life picture—the of eager-eyed girls standing in the fy little reception room of the orphan asylum at Bloomington, each clad in her dingy gray stuff gown, with a green ginghsm bib-apron, and her,hair out close to the head-^a style of coiffure which gave gn undue predomihcnce to the ears, and would have made the di­ vine Vennes do Milo herself look like a female pickpocket. Jnst behl Lthematn pled hair, layers of peeping -n a t the pleted the tableau. matron, B fat old woman with crumpled hair, white cap, and three dis­ tinct layers of chin, and a hungry dog' t half-open door, cem- Deborah Dove, a stumpy girl of thir­ teen, with empurpled fingers and blunt nose, sighed deeply; Smah Jackson’s freckled countenance fell. The others looked solidly about them, indifferent as to Mrs. Marchell’s preference or ne­ glect ; and a little |gray-eye lassie at the end of the line, who had been balancing herself uneasily on one foot, like a crane, started forward with a half-stifled: cry of delight. “ Phebe Lockett” cried- the matron. “ Phebe Looket, if that’s her name,” said Mrs. Marcheli; decidedly, “ VVhy, she’s the smallest one of the lot,” said the matron. “ She’llgrow ,” said Mrs. Marcbell. “ And the ugliest,” And little F head as “ Handsome is that handsotae does,” returned Mrs. Marchelh didaotipally, \ Mrs. Jento, let the lady directress cow that I have decided.” As Phebe Locket rode away in the pen farm wagon, sitting beside Mrs Marchell’s ample figure, the farmer’s wife looked down and caught the clear eyes looking timidly up into hers like wejls of gray water. *J> WAAC*« ngsu jrwM ItUUULr ' “ Please, m a’am,” said Phebe, ‘’ I was wondering why on earth yon chose me, when Caroline P urple who was spmuOh prettier, and Deborah Dove was a gTeat deal taller and stronger chose you because I liked yOiir looks. You’re little b u t you’re w iry; you arn’t as pretty as some of those simpering girls, but have an honest look. Tba why I chosS yOn.” “ Thank you, ma’am,” said Phebe, simply. gei^ of the Blpomingtod orphan asylum Mr. Marohell, a stout, good-humored farmer, vvith a shining bald head, and a pair of English iron gray whiskers, weloomed the little g irl with a kindl on the head, apd an admonition f Englls dthel 1 ^ , a slwayS be done by her.” be ante and do her duty, and i t would — - bv h e r ” And Charley Marphell, the only son, of the red brick farmhouse; srith its acres of golden wheat an4 and heir o emerald stretches of pasture land, nick­ named her “ |Miss Midget” on the night so that the npf«o should not dis PhSe; what a g < ^ you are? Why n’t you stick to your needle, and yov\ ling pin, and yoM scrubbing brus >ther girls do? |p p w do you eipe ind bread in tlm, strings of a fiddle? ’ hebe hung dowulher head, a n d said i^nothinginieply. ] “ We may ss weKbreak the charm a t once,” Sgid Mrs. » t o h e l l . » I ’ll take you to toe conceft||it Bloomington to­ morrow night.- T|fty tell mo there’s to = a giri-.violinistjthere as plays like yingi a h d if Charley. “ : “ Phebe?” ejaculated Mrs. Marcbell. “And where on earth d id she get a fid-^: Phebe Locket oriimtoned to the very roots of the hair. “1 can’t goi” 8 faishe. “ That is, not With you, 1 promjtod Mrs. Muzard to go to her home ; bit; perhaps she will (ke me. The M jtt|^ds ace aU going to le concert.” “ I t don’t matteishpw you go,” said Mrs. Marehel), *!|6r With whom, So rs. iMarchell, 13 has a bound ;o p ut a ;ket, seated r of the old gi ort auburn curls, was interrupted ■ musical reveries by the abrupt ice of Mrs. Marcbell. glasses, C h a rleylE l must, take them lect f e e e anything, for I Mrs. “ I t ’s a silly waste o f time,” said Marcbell, “ besides being sinful,” “ Blit,” pleaded Phebe, “ I ’ve done all my work.” “ No matter whether you have or It,” said Mra. Marcbell; “ there’s al­ ways your patchwork to do, and ‘ B lairl sermpim, to read, hesides toe weekly Poor Phebe gave it up, trying hard to choke down thetaarS and sobs. old Mose Findley, the village violin­ ist, who officiated at dances, weddings and merryimakingsin general, and fill­ ing up the interstices of his time with the making and mending of shoes looked lairly astounded when Mrs, Marcbell bounced into bis seven-by- nine shop and flung the musical Instru­ ment on the work-bench. “ E h?’’ said old Moses, adjusting his spectacles on the bridge o f his nose, “ There’s your old fiddle,\ said Mrs. irchell; “ and I wish after this you’d kind enough to keep i t at home and not go patting nonsense into m y bound g r l ’shead!” I,” said old pital idea ol thing you can dp into the house and go to bed as ffi|J«pos8ible.’’ And crestfalienlplejbepbeyed. Mrs. Marcbell ; ^ a e d herself in best black silk to:^^to the Bloomini ,^ijh be something me,\ saiasneicf “ W s, C h a rleyll l mu along if I expect f e e e anything, do declare I’m seiiaiig blinder every day,’’ “I expect, moth4rV’’ Charley answered, with a little l a u g lv ‘‘you’ll see a lot of thmgs to surprise|:p;p.” roved an unusually ;hborhood, . ...... Marehell was foro^jtobe content with a harles didn’t 1 shan’t SL-e But it is “ She’s got a cap! music, Phebe has, and- Nonsense.!”. sa! said Mrs. Marehell. “ And a very decent voice, if only it was cultivated.” Pshaw!”shaw!” saidaid Mrs.rs. “ P s M Marehell, she flohaced out of the shop in a ra .. ........................ ■ell ■ lild’s Locket went B u tifM rsi Mareh was the child temporal mistress, music was strains which the well rosined bow had dfaym from the antique violin, in the red glow of the Winter sunset, that January afternoon in the garret. Mrs. Marehell had done up her front hair in papers, assumed her gray flannel dressing gown, when chancing to look of the north kitchen window, she saw, or thought she saw, the glimmer of a light in the top window t “ I can’t have been mistaken,” Mrs. Marehell ; “ it isn’t the time of the rfor fireflies, and will-o’-the-wisps ’t go danoing and twinkling round our barn. It’s tramps—that t; “ Fiddlesticks!” said Mr. Marehell, sleepily from the exact center o f a downy feather pillow. drink of mi two men asked for i ilk at the buttery door just added the lady, “ and 1 ih like their looks a t the at the I about dusk,’’ added tl In’t muol aU right, I dare say,” yawned Well,” cried the farmeress, energet- toaily, ‘‘ ifyou dofi’t go to look into it. And flinging her husband’s shaggy overcoat around her, and taking the lantern in one hand, she started for the She was right; there was a dim tal­ low candle burning in the barn cham­ ber, and by its flickering light Phebe Locket was busy in practicing on the le sheets of torn and id up with a cry at the parition of Mrs. Marehell in the door- It’s all right, I Mr. Marehell. at the ap. violin, from some sheets o f torn aifthll-thumbed “Ungrateful we She started i bibn of M i ____ _ way-^an avenging' specter, with oat and a dark lantern. it and a dark lantern. girl!” tragically cried cheil; “ how dared you disobey me?” “ I meant no ha “ I hired the violin from the villag wil ........... you of scribes hOw women rw h a t ; The law Iequires len feet L,—^ , --------- „ --------- - The utmost quiet prevails; and fifteen ference and politeness from officials and specta.- tprs- Usually they ride up ing places in carriages prOvi party managers. The lady, vote already prepared, alights from the oarriage, the crowd, if any, qnieily falls back: to open the pstssage-way, while she Int,’’fslterod Mdb», ‘‘why should] I be a good player,||bmetime “ Why shouldn’p h e sky fall, and we M c h l a r k s ? ’’ cfeem i box, and returns: Her agC is not in quirod into Iron ships are fast going the way of wooden hulls. The ship bf the future will be built of steel. The advantage of is not cool o r freezing, using this materlal is that it gives greater jg from the middle of strength and bnoyancy in proportion to jronnd freezes, and fr weight thanirou. A s', i.el ship can c ^ s one-fifth more in weight thani ship, provided the bulk of the article led will admit of tne dif lings to surpri The concert ha^jproved an great attraotion m -the neigl and the hall was, crowded Whe ‘=«~*<*'‘toefi!^.backo lar, dear! h^#;p]rovoking this le old lady., ‘«And Charles d i TheViolihist was greeted with shouts of applause, which died away into si- le as toe delioioxis music rose upon air, floating upward like the halos we see in ancient pictures. It was a short capriccio. and when it ided Mrs. Marehell Was in tears. “ I nevertobught before that I cared ) much for music,” said she to Charley. But such music as that! Do you Jw, Charley, it seemed to me exactly if my little baby that died twenty Was whispering ling. The only question elded in order to settle definitely the value of steel ships is the probable action o f salt water on the material. Some perts believe that the corroding effec of salt on steel will be very rapid; but his is, to a great extent, pure theory, and may be contradicted by later ex­ periments. While the English are trying to ascertain the relative merits ofmetallic ships, American builders are ‘slowly groping o u t of the primitive styles of wooden hulls, and are stillone full stage behind the artisans of the Clyde. *^d pqvfl iiV’f occasion party of card sbarpf was wonderfully s From 1831 to I84SS, he won money and left, not only from amateur! heavily from professional players. ( he took 63d,00Q from years ago was whispering In my Oh, if Phebe could puly hear this!” The female violinist feature of the night. was certainly t! And at the do “ Where’s FhebeP” said Mrs. Mar lell, standing on one of the benched to ok around her. *' Has any one seen hebshere?” “ I have,” said Charley, dryly. “Shall take yon to,her?—here iu the litt’e Bg the stage.” is she doing there?” said U, perplexedly Mra. Marphell, perplexedly. “ Gountmg her bouquets, f Charley said, with the same hair, and c rself, all in leep red, roses glowing in her ee^ aflame with happy tri- ‘ Phebe,” ejaculated Mrs, Marcbell, airly out of breath with astonishment, ‘ this is never you!” Phebe flew into Mrs. Marchell’s arms. “ Yes, dear, ‘dear friend,” she cried, it is I . ” “ Why didn’t you tell me?” said the farmer’s wife,ife, reproaehfally.epri r Because 1 was afraid pearanoe would be a failure, Phebe. my first ap- confessed “ I suppose you will never come back j the farmhouse again,” said MrSi prai while.” ‘ You shall practice all over the house!” cried Mrs. Mj “ Didn’t I tell you, mother,” said tri-- Charley, “ that you’d iphant something to Surprise y< be still more surpris!\ [arohelh mother, ;hat you’d see fou? But you’ll surprised When don’t!” cried oi sedh’t,’^ said Mrs. Marehell, dim to the other, “ lean rpsierthai looking from as.” She’s suPh a darling, mother,” said the young man. Vnd Phebe threw both her arms around the elder woman’s neek, and whispered softly, “ Mother.\ out Mrs. March! »bey I ant no harm ,” faltered PI fousic store, with the dollar ihat Mr. Gordon Fasba; in a recent letter from the Red sea, declarta that the present condition of Egypt is not so b right as it has been painted. He says that sldve hunts still go on jn the Soudan; that ^ r o h e l l gave me for finding bis gold specfacles; and Mrs. Mutard gave me the musio<; and I conie out here of a Still go o n .in the Soudan; rescued slaves iaro merely handed over to Egyptian mAsters; that the decrees against slavery aW Unknown to the people at large, and th a tth e khedive is puUmingtoeuUmingtoe Orientalriental policylicy o f promising,romising, p O po o f p pleomargarine much anAdqing nothing. * teen and fonrt< TIMEL Y TOPICS. had ig some After a fohg s toe Arabs believe ' ;FA»H, OAHiKP AS® HOUSEH(HiD. frSfl lUB atau a believe th a t white hpwes are likely to be weak and certain to be less healthy than horse\ ne other colpri, they are not often bred, and a.fine while horse is almost as rare among the Arabs as a ptire black rising well sloped backwards Ribs loins wil ooirespohdent at Cheyeni bes how women vote iii Wyiyoming: iC law r a cleared space of \ s q u i n front.of the baliot- liffeience : Kolnts In « niK- and ears—fh e head wide in; it, ears erect and pointed forward,! ohOps-irounded and well filled up to the brisket. GteSt and shoulders—Crest wide and I to toe shoulders ;,Bhdulder-blad«s loitis--^Ribs well sprung; and slightly arched. Hihdquarteis--rHind<; idquarters not to slope, nor narrow toward the taiL HainB--Hams rounded outward; well ru and full toward the twist. -Chest wide with elbows WeU let down ChSBt—Chest Fore-ribs and flanh—Fore^ribs wide underneath; flank well let down; striught and Well filled[at the stifle. feet—Legs straight and small Legs and f< Tall—Tail entire, thick at root and iperiilg. Size —According to bead. TraiiaiiUmliik Apple Trees. ' HUMOROUS. Veniton is plentifUi; but deer as usual. The actor w ho cannotdraw is worse ban A blister. W bat is the Spot most dear [to cattleF Their fpdderland. A woman whogpes to phuroh to show her sealskin sack is sack religions. The prevailing: vice among the blackr smiths is An iron o ne.—Pree fVess. Return from the chase; “ Well, uncle, what have you killed?” “ ‘Tiine; my dear.” A Boston man has invented a new word, “ Astronometeorolpgy,” and toete a r t six men in the country prohOh&oe it.—BosfonPpsf. • sir,” said an aii?|teur farmer, n the counfry, ifelting tp the j Of an agricrf^lnl society, “ put me down ou your | f ^ cattle for W e are progressing as Jtion toward inement. The wheeln||row is now called the nnicyole. B a t^it is just as hard to rim with a big trunk on i t as i t under the old name.—Fosfon Post, fesays: Appl I at any Urn The Baldwinsvilli Qazette trees may b e transplant from the cessation of gn of the leaf in autumn until the buds be­ gin to open in spring, when the weather The usual time of . October t ill the e old name.—Foslon P When a boy walks with a girl as; though he were afraid some one would see him, the girl is his sister. If he walks BO close to her As to nearly crowd ■e e fence, it is Jonathan H. Greene, once the most otorious and successful gambler iu \““ Sg ground freezes, and from early in April until some weeks afterward. Theadr vantage Of autumn planting is that the soil becomes more perfectly settled about the roots before the growth com­ mences. The disadvantage is that the surtace becomes crusted and is not broken up and made mellow as it should be in the spring. Care should be taken that the fall-set trees are not whipped about by the winds, and on heavy soil perfect drainage should be provided. <Sood JRecipe tor Caring Meat. Major Freas, the long-time editor of the Germantown Telegraph, says: As le season has arrived when curing loatis in order, we republiiih as of old, ar famous recipe for oaring beef, pork, lutton, ham's, etc., as follows: To one gallon of water; take one and one-half pounds of salt, one-half pound o f sugar. her against th some one else. The writer for the press always h t t two chances. One is that his matter may crowded o u t for want of room, and another is that it may go in for want of something better. in its place.—New Orleans Pieagune. “Are you any relation to my sister?” He blushed and stammered until the pity on him, solved K gists utoally keep it. In thishis rAtiotio thehe t rA t piol creased to any quantity desired. Let oiled together until ail the ronderfull. and invented several handling dealers. evil ways, restored n greatdeal of money i he bad robbed, and spent >arty of card sharpers in three days. He Ulful in severs swindling devices still used by At length he renounced to men whom on the subject in Pennsylvania, iai'.d and Ohio were largely pass^ through his exertions. In lectures and books he described the means by which while failed to yield him a living. His family ”re now snppoited by charity. Somebody at Washington has pub­ lished a book o f immense value. It is called “ Hammer sley’s A.rmy Register for One Hundred Years,” and contains the record of every officer who :ved in the United States rmyfrom iO to 1880. From 1776 to 1816 the ecord given is as it exists in the oldeet rolls of the government. From the last it of officers is om the sugar rises to the top and imed off. Then throw i t into a tub to cool, and when cold, pour it over yoiir beef o r pork. The meat must be well-covered with pickle, and should not be put down for at least two days after killing, during which time it should be slightly sprinkled with p6w- dered saltpeter, which removes all the surface-blood, etc., leaving the meat fresh and clean. Some omit boiling th<. pickle, and find it to answer well, ■ hough the operation of boiling puri- officers is alphabetical, gives th.’ military history of each officer. There is a list of all cadets ad­ mitted a genera into West Point, and ol all offi- volunteers of the late war who were commissioned by the President. showing the troopa called and those furnished by each Stat and Te.-ritory during the civil war, and leral history of the war department, account of its interior organiz­ ation and Administration. The comprises 1,300 pages; exclusive ndex of the period covered b Revolution. Ths other part of the 'plume needs no index, being arranged liphabetically. It has involved iUi- mense labor, and hashas receivedeceived the highest official co:mmendation accuracy; r co for its i Kentucky Traged: Jerry Williams, of a notoi young John irfons I ly. Lpuisville, though was very fond of his ister, and when be heard that Watson had talked against her, he sought hiin out with the intention of killing him. These two men stood just outside a saloon; Jerry reiterating the accusation, And Watson strenuously denying it, when Charley Williams, a brother of Jerry and the girl, staggered up to them- He was quite drunk, and, just ns he joined the; others; he heard W atson say: “ W ho told you I said she wasn’t A good girl?” Charlei not know that his sister was mow th at his sister w meAnt> l u t recklessly lo6.se way he cried; “ I said she wAsn’t, and I can prove it.” : Then Jerry stabbed his brother to: death. .................. The export of b utter from the United States reached 31;062;000 pounds during the fiscal year ending jum while for toe same time the exports of B33,(33,000 The deomAtgArine were 18,8 pounds Che butter brought between sixteen and t pound, brought bets teen and fourteen oents. thepotashun- yoppAn got the pure article. DrM- s usually “ i be in liling puri- off the din and sugf .lowed, it will BUgli toe operation 3 the pickle by thov always to be found in If this recipe is strictly fo.] require only a single trial to prove its superiority over the common way, oi most ways of putting down meat, and will not soon be abandoned for am 'he meat is unsurpassed for ilicacy and freshness of ictnesB, s S tewed j W hole .—P.ire and le firm, tart apples; arrange them on the bottom of a porcelain ket tJ<>, fill the centers with su; spice,!, or gratedrated lemrmon or g le pe0,' them enough syrup to verthem ; to make the syrup, boil a it of water to a pound of suj water to a pound of sugar, and clear; simmer the apples in the m til they look clear, then take ing them, em; cool tl before using. A pple C ream .—Weigh three pounds 61 apples And a half-pound of peel and core the thin slices, put them into A porcelain* lined kettle w ith the sugar, the grated rind and juice o f one spoonful of ground gin idlents slowl) these ingrei is tender end with a potato-masher; mea lit of fresh crCam, mi: o sugar: b them in porcelain* sugar, th e grated lemon, and A tea inger ; simmer all a quart of fresh crCam, m ix the applt pUlo with it, beat it thoroughly, and use it either warm or c old. A pple S now .—P eel, cote and slice six large apples:; stew them to a pulp with sufficient sugar to sweeten, them; take them from the fire and bent them smcToto; meantime beat the whites of i to a stiff froth, gently mix them espoonfuls pple pulp, a six eggs with two heaping powdered sugar and the ftPPl or lemon rings; makes the dish look very 5 0 ' . ■ ' i .:;.l - .i - ; -?i ing lady, taking pity on mm , BUivou matter by saying: “ No, but he’d wouldn’t you Alfred?” Cards like to b e ; w will soon be out. A young man who went to Colorado I to grow up with a gold mine writes to I his parents in the East that he will leave for home.as soon as he <ka borrow a pair o f pants; hp still has his vest and necktie.—Mtefiffeioton Transcript. The Boston Post cites the case of a Yermoht man who recently killed two birds with one stone, and did not feel very proud of it either. Ha allied the stone a t a h e u and h i t thebirdsln A oAfte behind a plate-glass window. ^ : ' A New Yorker adveftised th a t fp? fWfil tions next day. She was advised fo a blacksmith to strike hw a >low on the end of the noA with Ige-hammer until a cure was ef- employ a blaoksmiti heavy bio a sledge-l fected. A very striking ree didn’t follow the directions “ Up S alt Elver.” The Cincinnati Commercial gives -the following informationinformation too a correspon­prrespon- dent who asks, “ WJiait of the term “Salt rivt t a e asks, “ WJia is the meaning m “Salt river?’” “ The an­ swer to your question opens lip a very bit of Ohio river pioneer hit'- interesting b it of Ohio river p i tory. Professor Sohele DeVero gives the origin of the phrase in his book called ‘ Americanism; .The English of iho New W orld.’ Before the day of steam all navigation of toe Ohio river was carried on by flatboats and keel- boats. It was necessary torow the keel- boats u p stream. Tbe labor was pain­ ful and exhausting. There were slaves ! Kentucky side of tl itucky side of the river In those days. W hen a negro had been refractory o r ‘ sassy,’ i t was the cuAtom h binim ■ to punish h by hiring him o u t t o row keelboats u p the river. This punishment rowing up.’ Iu time it be- !rm for a scolds ' S punishment of any sort, the country,- much as the term to ‘ up’ is applied nowadays^ Professor De Yere quotes this sentence from the New York Herald, of May 7, 1866: ‘We hope the president gave his secretary a good rowing up for bis imbecility. •Salt river ’ was,and is, a little tribu­ tary o f the Ohio, in Keniucky. It wns' so crooked end dangerous that rowing a aeelboat up its waters was about the hardest labor a man could undertake— Hence to row a man up Salt river was as severe a punishment as could be im­ posed On him, The expression bcoaiUe proverbial. Ooe day, on the floor 6t Congress, a member fioro Kentucky made use of the phrase in a happy ah lusion. 'The expression Was thei A t the Winter palace at St. Peters­ burg there is a room full of diamonds, laris and other precious stones. An impress ot Russia i8*all6wed to borrow dhchesi it also. I I room, after giving a receipt for she takes, and gpneraliy the grand ion. The expression Was thenoe crystallized in the popular speech o f the country. Fr6m that day toTthil to« person or party that has bsen defeated !n an election is ‘ sent up Salt river Medical science seems to develop but slowly, while in other lines ol sclenoe there is rapid progress , constant iiiyen-* tions and disoovories being made. Dls^ eases continue thefr fatal mareh. un­ checked, utterly baffling the skill of the physiolAn in cases where it would seem . that remedies should exist. Diphtheria that dreadful and insidious disease, is unusually prevalent this seaspn, and very fatal, While it breaks out in un­ wholesome localities, and where there is defective sewerage, it also appears in places where Apparently all sAnitary lures have been adopted. There Is ifor inventions and discoveries and. ins philanthropic genius in the loal world. >1 i borrow from The editor ofLonc London TrofA re­ members once goingii into this French diplomatic lady; lasty retreat alter ou( sbe felt that if she would succumb to that she would try to stei contents. Domwith ises are allowed to 1 “ iditprof ing one glance round, tor stayed her principles I her admiration, and The territory of China is'nearly six times greater thAn that of the Uhited States, China is, w ith the single ex­ ception o f Russia; the largest State that ever existed. It covers Pne-tenth o f the habitable globe.' Its extent is varionsl Jr estimated a t from 6i000,000 to 5,560,go6‘ square miles. While Uni the territory of thA ilted States covers but a little ever ■'ll

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