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mS\ S tate m LANsiHfiBira ■■ C . / f j ' ' ■ J G azette . A. B . BnZiidlri]) P r o p r i e t o r . AN IN D E P E N D E N T JO U B N A L D E V O T E D T O B E P U B U O A N PBINCUPLEB, L tT E B A T U B E AND D O M E S T IC IN T E IiL IG E N C ^ ; E stabxi 1 bhxx > F b io b to 1793, VOLUME LXXXIV. LANSINGBURGH, N. Y ., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1R82. NO. 46. The Caxette. Published every SATURDAY MORNING A. Bi B L I ilO X I , Pr6 |> r ietof. Moial i^ e f of tbe Viiage. ' BTOsdnnwios batis . O m Tear, in a d v a n c e . . . . . . . . . , . . . . $ 1 50 IS Ail. ITS BBANOHES 'ExeGuied with Neatness and Dispatch AT THIS o te c n I!$ b s e t 5 t is » 4 ;x!s M . Ls FAMCHER, KHffi, ttF E AN0 MAEINE INSURANCE AGENO*, Q|»)|gte.aieMewB Boom, lianeingbmgli.. ; C. L. FULLER. iniliM E SXTEVEYOE. OFl/AN3iS0Bni:aa asd G kebn I sbasu , * HYATT & CO M S tO eK, iM i & CnellR at Lai 610 dtate.St., Lansingburgh, N.Y. E P O E ^ HTATT. A. 0. OOMSIOOn, S. R. NeYES^ Wholesale and Betail Dealer in Eelitgh, Lackawanna & gpmberlano coai ,. ^ .hipped by BaU or Canal at Lowest R. HARRISON. ffllS f m DEMiST, a»»te St„ tw o doors below Orove St„ L-ANSINGBDEGH. Watches and Jewelry, A new juid beautiful assortment of Watched and Jewelry Just.received. Also a iuU linttoi Telde Cntliery, Tea Sots,Castors,Cnke Basteta. Knite* and Fprlu, etc,, etc., At Thomas Goldsmith’s, Ito y House building, a tew doors b ^ W , Cannon Place. a s m e s H. Adam s, » E O G G tl S T , 6 3 5 A 6 3 7 S T A T E S T R E E T , Physicians wiU “ ‘ andPharmace from the most WINES AND LIQUORS, Paints, Aftt-r a W liile. There is a strange, sweet solace in the thought, That all,the Woes we suffer here below May, as.a dark andiudeons garmentWrOnght For ns towel Be cast asidCj ■ After a Uttle whiles Only a little while this'vale of tears With moans a n d sighs shall hOm our devi­ ous Way; man. from Only a little while the.grief that And Wrings and'rends.shall gloat above its And fade will, likewise, every hollow guile After a little while, What if we lose earths pageants, fresh and The pride of mom, the sunset’s gorgeous Love’s leaping pnlse, and the unmeasured Hature’s largess If death to brigh right Jiatll , a yniL UL oxuo Cjyes, cC let smUeta graceful girlish form, to e oh which, the .foolish fellow lid have tf aveied miife j And siiC Whs'to he at the hall, sur­ rounded by admiring swains, of one o r : two of whom he was madly jealous ; \Id who knew what might h hile he was absent ? He might of course have spol certain momentous little word before, and he had thought, now and then,, that it would not have falleu on re­ luctant earsi Slit .he h^ji gode basking in, the.sahshih'd of her sm too happy ih the present to tliml the fliture, and he had just heard; casually that to-morrow morning early; she was to leave tow:n for her home in ■ the country. No mortal roaming b u t h a th certain ondj Though far u nto the ocean-apadds gray We saU.and sail, Without A chart for friend'. Above the sky-line, faint and f ar away, There looms a t last the one enchanted isle After a little While. To seek the river’s mystic souroe we strain. With parching lips, scorched feet and blis­ tered hands, At last there rises the one laountaih chain That folds tlie foUhtaihs of our spirit’s Nile After a little while. Oh, when ear ( and fast. With more o f anguish than the heart can Though friends desert, and, as the heedless Even love pass by US with a Stdny stare, Let ns withdraw into some mined pile, Or lonely forest aisle. And contemplate the never^.edasing change Whereby the ptOftesses of God are wrought, And from our petty lives our souls estrange. Till, bathed in currents of exalted thonght. We feel the rest that must one cares beguile e thronging thick A IBreach of Bisoipllue. “ It’s no use speaking, Hfereton; 1 must go.” *’ I tell y;o« I \viii go. The colonel’s icing man. He’ll know ndth- colonel’s jrls, and there to not a dahemg ing about it.” “ Don’t you believe it. The thick with those Linds ru bet you ten to one meet them.” “ Oh, hang it! I’ll take my chance then,” was the reply,in the dogged tone of a man who know's he is in the wrong, but does not choose to yield. The speakers were tWo officers of the —^th regiment, which had been quartered for the last siW iiiobths at Singleboroughi The subject of dis­ cussion was a great public hall which was to take place that evening. The regiment was to be relieved jn a day or two, and the hall wouM be the last at which the galiahi; officers of the —th ould appear in that hospitable town. Captain Kendal looked very obsti- R . B . S T I L E S , ittsriieF& CDagselor at Law C o r . R i o h a p a & S t a t e S t s . \ (Noyes Building, up stairs,V tANSlNGBDRGH. - NEIY YORK lila a r E ^ r s s sf ing and s ttencoa, Sundays e x c ited , intimo to eenneot with sU trains. Express and StMunboat .Olden lelt.st the ofliea cower oi State snd Elizabeth streets, opposite Fhoenix Hotel, will receive due attention, and returns* promptly nude. Cheeks e r orden left at the National Express offloe, in Tioy, -will ho promptly attended to. Fassengers arriving at Trof by the evening trains, by leaving their eheoks at the office, ean reoeive their baggage by the Mmniiig Express. Or- deraleftat J . M, Warren's, Wood, Willard & Prentiee’s: and E. A. Burrow’s stores, Troy, will reobiTO prompt sttention, ReipilBr Express leaves St • a . ■. and Sr. u. Extras sen be had a t any h oar. QKOR9K M. POPrSRRY. GEORGE H. LEMPE, 611 State St., Boots, Gaiters them before going to Troy. Prices, to Suit the Times ! LOW PRICES. WM. O’CONNOR, ’ DEAtEB IN AM, KINDS Ot HUTS, POIUTIT 'VBOUTABLUS iK’o. 6 Q 6 S t a t e S t r e e t , LAMilWnBMEOliU ' '' I answered monitions of his friend Whisth lously w “ 1 gave you credit lor more common nse,” he resumes, after a pause. “ Then you were mistaken,,. you see.” “So it seems, but it is an awful e prudent ad- Brereton,ereton, who tapped the istle, and tapped y with his cane. istaken “So it seems, but it i$ an pity. You’ll be casliiered to tainty, for the old fellow is keen as hawk and is sure to find you out. say, man, be advised; give it up; the game’s too dangerous.” ' “Pooh!” exclaimed the other, test­ ily. “ I tell you the colonel won't be there, and if he were, trust to me to dodge Mm. Wliy, bless you, he’s blind as a mole!” His friend looked utterly uncon­ vinced, but remonstrance was plainly of no use. “ It’s all because of that Leslie girl,” ) said, ruefully, for he was honestly tached to his messmate, and saw early the consequences which might be expected to follow upon his attend­ ance at the baU. “ Thank Heaven, I’m not in love!” your eloquence and have can’t you?” replied Captain agraciously, “ Go, 1 must ■ ' me to take care Kendal, ungraciously, and will, but trust to i of myself.” The two friends walked down the rest of the street in silence till Brere- ton turned into his club, while the other went on, with a slightly anxious m on his handsome, sunburnt , and swinging Ms cane uneasily, knew Brereton was right, but ig is apt to be stronger than right jtimes, and the temptation in this was powerful. He was about to commit, deliberately, a glaring breach of militaiy disciiJline, which, if discov­ ered, would assuredly cost Mm dear and put an end to more pleasant hopes than one. ‘Nevertheless, he was quite determined to risk it. It was his duty to keep guard that night at the Koyal bank, and his colonel was not a man who would lightly overlook even a trifling offense against the military What, then, was the motive which could induce this gajlaht young officer of her majesty's service, who had al- ■eady won distinction for >n the battlefield, icquitted himself lefetofore, to plan in infringement of duty as the Pent of the post he was boi lor to guard? ceuse. But the expla- mduet must be found If well and honorably recklessly so grave s th ahandi all j,. _____ _____ jundin honor to guard We offer no nation of his conduct must in his state of mind, wMch was abnor- inalf Brereton was rij^ht, There was 1 tefbre MsmiM’s a^inajpole and may he^h|erved from lovely then he had not, been fully aWflfe ,df the strength of Ms oWn feelings for that blue-syed, charmer. On ttrrning; dotvn’a street corner, he lii enly face to face to attendanceupon her leers, t eet corner, ie to face to her, at idanceupon her Was Maddox, or tne —th Lancers, a brilliant Adonis whom ladies were terribly partial to. In his face Harry Kendal read something that made Mm tremble for Ms own hopes, and showed him, too, in a start-' ling moment of time, hoW his whole ppiness Was hound uj) id them, rid glance of recognition awoke orm of anxious fears in his breast left thg green-eyed monster raging j l f f i l o w t f S o - a S hajpymln- ute yet he stood with her hand locked in his, meeting all her;, heart shining out through her deep blue eyes. Then the carriage door eloseff with a sharp bang, which struck cold^ and heavy on Ms ear as the foiling wheels bofe 1 away into the night, ■* Perhaps Ms ^ e s ^ ^ ^ w l i a t : d dim.. Pres- ) take Ms That fa a storm and lef The bank, a great solid building c dark gray stone, stood in an indosuri At the rear whs a cottft eflclfeled by a fence, id which Was a small wicket gate opening', into a lane a s! distance helow the main entfatlce, used chiefly for commimication Avith the back premises. At night it was always kept locked. The front of the building, on the other hand, faced one of the principal thoroughfares, and was approached through a massive, outer gate, which, like Che smaller one, was carefully closed after nightfal ipped out, merely mformin^g the ^en. ^ohseryeri thmuirh i,h« What was t e ______ ________ that were in waiting lyefe all j ones, The hackney c ^ h e s We down the file, and ev f e h ^ , ^ louldsoon old soldier, Who had knov Ms young officer for his head ominously a.. part, but inwardly fesol willful way, and banishing all anxious reflections appeared ih the ballroom in tiffie to secure the hand of Ms fair >n him, and the coast colonel was not to be seen, an else cared to inquireinquire too i tc what officer ought to be on giiai the bank on that particular night. i no one iuriously guard at k on that particular night. As he led out the lady the seftpegrace lover had the satisfaction of seeing Ms •ival turn away with a lowering brow, ffe was determined to lose no time low. In the maze of the Waltz, while ;he soft undulating strilins of Straii.ss iteeped the senses of the dancers in' iweet dreams of delight, under the roseate light of the many wax candles in that perfumed, crowded ballroom, a question was asked, and an answer tremulously whispered, which trans­ ported two young people into a tempo­ rary paradise of their own creating, where tliere were only two, and no any other besides. No won- \ ich a moment all minor nsiderations were for- room for der that £ sublunary cons gotten. But, when a brief ecstatic hour had passed, and they emerged once mote from the rosy pavilion whither they had retreated among the flowers, there logmed, dark and erect in the distant doorway of the adjoining ballroom, a tall, martiiil figure, whose gray head towered above the company; a vision which struck a sudden chill to the ■dent lover’s heart. “ By Jove!” he exclaimed, with a start. “ There's the colonel!” The sharp ejaculation, breaking in strangely upon the dulcet tones of love, fistonished the pretty creature who hung on his arm. “ What of the colonel ?” she asked, softly. “ Whyshould he notheliere, poor man?” Because I am here who ought to be on guard in —street, and because 1 ^ a ll be cashiered to a certainty if he es me,” was the abrupt reply. “ Oh, do go away this minute. Do, '!” she'plea pleaded, in terrified, dear Harry!” she beseeching accents, ’Ie looked at her, then i ;solute for a moment. accents d at her, then around him, ) for a moment. The colonel had turned his back and was moving into another room. No, he could not go just yet, the temptation to remain was too strong. “ Leave you now, when we are lappy and are to he parted so soon? •lo, I cannot, darling,” he whispered, bndly. “But, never fear, we will keep out of his way.” She did not urge Mm any u iderstand them erstand the magnitude the offense nor the risk it involved, and was too glad to keep him a little longer by all available means. There were a number of reception rooms in the locale -^ere the hall was held, aU of which were tlu the ocea-sion. I around them trived to pass fr< to another whenever they detei the dreaded form of the colonel proaehing. After a time he settled down quietly at a whist table in the ;ance, and they gave themselve lung peoph one apartment they detected managed successfully fo elude the eyes whose recognition was to be so care­ fully avoided, “ What a comfort it is that hols such caught 1] flacity. train was to bear away ffee lady to her w ould have been no m ean study for « painter. ;; lie could hardly believe h i s eyes..; Keenly serutim zing the younger man, ' Who did not quail before his gaze, he ; said stiffiy; Uftef a pause of s< separate pair. What wonder the ie w i y plighted; r that in those last! “ Me, B i r r repUeX daciously, “Why, I “ It is very singular,” resumed the' eolonel, without relaxing Ms scrutiny “ Yery singular indeed, sir,” retorted the delinquent, gaining boldiiess from the very extremity of the strait to! w'Mch he found himself reduced;! than J <‘slnce a man can’t be in two places! found me hefi depart in Ms turn, still feel- one that dreams. Suddenly, ■ ig impelled him to ingli however, something impelled him look up, and what was' bis dism when he found himself face to \ with—the colondl brougl recognitio^i therefore, a stantaneous, therefore, and in another moment the junior oUlcer had con­ trived to mingle with and disappear in the crowd. But by the stern, aston­ ished gflze whieii had ffiet Ms eye for that brief in s i s t he fecW that ,he had been identified, aii.d thdi the colonel fully remembered where he nught to have been. If he stUl ventured to retain any hope that the recognition had not been mmplete, such hope was promptly dis- lelled hv the order A^Mch presently •ang out ifl offiMous toties ffom the ofthtlnc ik insta istiiictm colonel’s weihkhoiVn Vc^ce of thtlnder. 'e to the^ ttoyat. haul Capta . lip unohseri , ,.,vOd to be “low : H mwc / i has largely assisted i the craze by ridiculing it. ig' iti Tennes-i :see, is 107 years old. He' fought with Jackson, at New Orleiins. H6 has ap-- plied for a pension, but so far failed to procure one. He is interest! magnetic in convers£itioUj _______ s care; of his greal-grandchil- 3, and you have found me I of mistaken identity perhaps. ip^te^ i - ---------- . . edgef to c . ither as equally seekiHg to avoij tection. The colonel was compl baffled. The inan was there before him—that was certain; but hbw, hav­ ing left Mm, as he felt sufe he ha done, among the guests at the hall, h came to be there now was inexplica ! hie. Not having wings wherewith to i fly, how on earth had the fellow got, there ? Could he have been mistaken, he woiidered for a moment, But no,! he knew fae had flot. He shifted the form of Ms interro­ gation: ....... “ Then you were not at the bail?” he asked, very pointedly. The young officer was worthy of all condemnation for having forsaken the. post of duty. But though he had acted inexcusably, he was still a gentleman, and he Womd iipt pollute hia lips with a lie. He hesitated foir a reply; then parried the question with sinothef. “How could I he at the ball when you find me here, sir ?” he asked, Yes, h o w ; that was themysteiy, the simple solution of which BVfaC the furthest ip the world from-presenting itself to the colonel's hrmu. He knew that it was quite Iffipossible for an- otlicr carriage to ha;*W> atrive’3, before Ms owii. His coachman had driven quickly enough to satisfy eVett his im-i patience, and he eoidd not have failed to notice if another vehicle had pre­ ceded or follpwed. his through the de­ serted streetsi He could not id the least iinderst£ind it. Silent) but whoUy unconvinced, he ± ^ w j y j ^ f f i e h ^ to think w h a t it statistics iepoHed by the immissioner of eaded-' Sileilcej add kept the vow, though always ott appareatly good terms with eachopher, Mr. JameS died last spring, b'ut Mrs,' James is still living'. UMteffi tipa for that in )orted a school popufatidn of 9,6 , vhile in 1880 the thirty-eight States and eight Territories reported a total of 15)536,280. The number enrolled in the public schools, twenty-eight States oflly reporting for 1871, was bank, would J convicted him at once. There not a moment to be lost. At this crisis fortunately his wits did not forsake Mm, A sudden inspi­ ration presented itself to . his mind, and Ms decisiofa Wds takeh ih a twink­ ling. Favored by opportune darkness he crept found to the back of the colonel’s carriage, andjjlst.fls it was starting liesprdng up nimbly on the step behind. The coachman whipped up his horses and rfittleil his wheels through the still streets of the sleeping city, clearing the distance in douhle- 3 forestall the n city, clearing the quick time, in order to turn of the deli] he carriage erect, as became [an, wholly ihtent ___ mvietion of his peccant ,ju- r, in whose impending tliscorafort loiildnot help feelin; “V worthy dlsclplii on the conviction righteous satisfaction, the captain sat crouching desperately concerting his “Impudence! stand my friend through tMs scrape,” he mentally ejac­ ulated, “Perhaps all is not lost yet.” ' the carriage turned into — ak appeared in view idef the the hack i the step, measures. )t and the bank appe imped lightly down, a jover of n igl' st luckily Mm, and hurriedly letting himself in ! swiftly through the court and came up with the sentinel inside the great gate while the carriage Avas taking the longer curve wMch led Up to the ffont. How he blessed the chance impulse which had induced him to take that “The colonel’s there,” he said, breath- ssly. “ Don’t he too quick in un- )ing the chain. Give me as long as you can. And I say, Dickson,” he added anxiously, “ mum’s the word, you know—if you can,” “Ay! ayi sir,” muttered the old sen­ tinel, £is he shuffled slowly along. He ............ he young m e colonel. 3d hurriedly within, li of the great gate iffled slowly very partial to. the young man and ot so much so to The captain pass ' Just then the h^ rang out a long) resoi Tlie sentinel clanked the chain nois- he hooked and unhooked it. in attendance\ at his heavy doors turned oi admit the colonel, is Capt the silence, with a pectant note of triumph, “ On iniard, s) dier, ci trangely irt of angry ex^ 1 Shard, sir !” answered the sol- “’What ?” cried the colonel, in the shrillest of accents. He Avas too utterly taken aback to say another Avord. The sentinel) adopting his Usual stolid demeanor, took ho notice of his evident astonishment. Captain Kendal heard the inquiry from within, and' came forward, “ Here, sii “ Here, sir ; do you require m e?” he asked, coolly. The colonel stared at him. His face, Avith its expression of mingled sternness and. entire beAvildeynient, I a restl^- ments before him deavoring to turn into another chanm •ed at fahdi vere perplexing. Mystified, and lofi; aetlilig ieffesh- and awkwdfdly eii- the conversation lel. The colonel 1 , for his thoughts - jnvicting t h e _____ - ___ Avas, he could Hot help, nevertheless, feeling a pefeeptiori o.f the comical side of the question. He felt; too, that however fully pefsuitded he m iglit he in his OAvn mind of Caiptitin Hehdal’s offense, it -wotiia perhaps b e a difficult matter to prove it. A t lehgth he cleared his throat portentously firid fe- turned to the charge; “ Look here. Captain Kendal,” he said, in accents Avliich somehow had taken a milder soimd from t h e bent of ills cogitations, “ it’s n o use beating about the bush; I Avould stake m y ex­ istence that 1 saAV you at the hall, But hoAV you come to be here lioAV is another matter, find 1 don't pretend to Under­ stand hoAV you managed it; 'Ton had better make a clean breast of although it Avould be m y duty md righteously set offender as he doubt! 'erthel S ’ f i L e , . a lenient to take lings against you—yet if plain it is possible that I meanor, detected once, considering th e peculiar of the case, he inclined to take ; v iew of a very grave misde- encouraged, the culprit, who a kindly tAvinkle in the itern gray eye w h ic h Avas fixed on Mm, made a fu ll and free con- sion o f his fault and of the causes AVhieh led thereto. The colonel, though AVell advanced in the vale of years, had n o t outlived the memory of youthful hopes; and w as a kindly man, though a strict dis­ ciplinarian. The young lady, Avhose fair im age had luted the lover from his duty, w a s rather a favorite AVith him, and considering, as he had said, the peculiar features of the case, he con­ sented to overlook the offense, arid inflicted ho w o rse punishm ent on the delinquent then a reprimand, Avhich was received in dutiful silence and w ith all due contrition. Six months later the colonel m£ide ail eloquent happy yo Captain Brereton acted as Then two sweet blue eyes look into Ms, as the prett; in his life, to ' signal breach and condone a ife, to overlool breach of discipline .—Temple inople has been e emarkable visito: lief, who has been payi s liege lord, the sulta ' i 1762 and ervice Constan- rcassian ^ homage to of Turkey, entered the in 1777, sinc( luccessive sultans of t staining a i This Gircas tary sen eight 81 valiant officers in the ', t o Avhicli he still be- his liege lord, Aviis born in Turkish militi which til fS Ottoman army, longs, a fter an active m ilitary career i 106 years. He has fought in sixty-fii pitched battles, innumerable, skir­ m ishes, received three and tw e n ty Avounds, and has earned every niilitary decoration in the gift of the sultan. N o w , in his one hundred andtAvenI year, he is still strong and hearty in full possession of all his faculties. E v e ry attention was shown him 5 soveyelga couia offer a subject, fltfr S iilD 'GaMMEIlTIS. O let the snnlight of thy presence shine Athwari the future'risioh of myli: Thy gentler spirit raOiate through mine. And make me •worthier Vf thy love, sweet 'here lias been another siles pie at Galwfiy, N. Y., Jona-; ;hau James and his wife, who lived ;ogether over twenly-fiye years without; leaking to each other. Haying dis- Now that I hold th e O ^ th a husband’s right Turn thy dear head),Bweet Wife, and let it Within m y iSrtSroBng arins, Which thus eu- Of earth the purest, o f thy sex the, best. .et thy smile-wiiining lips.oll tremnloas ^ Press soft on mine a spitlyeiithraUiiig kisss An-earnest of the happy years to- ns. Of unalloyed, yea! perfect wedded bliaa. iresenoe s i of my life, gentler spirit' radiate through mine, ad inake: H tjk O B OF ! t ¥ e 1 J A ¥ . A boy descHbing how he had a. tooth drawn saiff; “The doctor col­ lared me, pulled like wild Borses, and. just before my head came off the tooth dropped out.” A gentleman had his picture taken feceritly ; cost him two hundred dol­ lar's, and still he is not happy, A feil’oAv took It out of the hall Avhen the sa^T am, they mast have given me the wrong one. I’m deaf and dumb.” --------- reporting for lo i a , was 0 , m m i while for 1880 it was 9,781,- rai, all the ^ates aad Territories re- poftitlg ihiS item.' patent medicines manufactured and sold. There is one e.stablishment that keeps them all. They include pills that cure every disease humanity dyeSj ari( rs, syrups, lair prepa- flyeiuedi- icaments an equal jumble. 1 1 of doUafs are yearly spent in A German paper estimates that tl compensation Avhieh Avill have to 1 aAvafded by the international commi sion for houses destroyed by the Alex­ andria bombardment at #7,700,000. The property destroyed covers an lof 96,000 square meters, the ave- > VflWe of AVhieh is estimated at $80 per square theter. Adding $10,- the idiJsMof th duties for the navigation of the caria It is not surprising, therefore, that the commercial classes in England take a deep Interest in building anotlier and purely British canal, an undertaking that could be carried out, it Is said, with mechanical improvements ami kridWledge, at a comparatively small in m e u niieci oiates aviu small as one cent may good opportunity Avill < the old proverb AVliich ri to take care mnds take ngland has ickonirig in ii lays ih the height of me seuauu iiuiii 2,000 to 3,000 eggs in twenty-four houfs^ The man who will discover hoAV to graift a queen bee on a hen will make rndfley enough the whole continent in six le young man thinks there is no halm in advertise­ ments, while the old folks think it’S) pretty hard to have two fools in the family. An advertisement in a Western paper offers a “fashionable” Jfiano for sala Mrs. Yeast Avas at a idss to sion that it ' “ hanged.” “ There is nothing like settlin g doAvn,” said the retired m erchant, confldentiaUy, to his neighbor, “ When I gave-up business I settled doAvn mid found I had quite a comfortable for­ tune, If I had settled up I should not have had a cent.” “No Indian ever has his pony shod,” observes an exchange, “ and yet the department is charged with honii^SI^ Gh, that’s all r i ^ i The Indians hang ’em over the doors of their wigwams to bring good luck. Not exactly quenched : “Y o u know I am a member of t h e fire department,” said Biggs, “and i f I find your young spark in the house it AviU be m y duty to put him out.” “But, father,” re­ plied his daughter, “if you do, like as not I shall have a neAV flame w ithin a the comet Avith Charley?” “ No, my daughter, hut you may go into the kitchen and peel those potatoes.” It is in this AV'ay t h a t many a you t h fu l' and soaring m ind is condemned to lim it the realm of, its knowledge to the narrow borders of our insignificant planet. occur to test <> i don’t believe in this learning admonishes us German, SpaMsh, French or any for­ me and let t h e ; c-ign language,” said a MicMgan m an . In j the other day. •“ Why, I lived am ong losits lot of Germans and got along Avitli well as i f I had kiioAV pennies $716,300 by OAvn favor in settle- .ctiolis involving frac- Dudley reports that the 285,695 pensioners on the list £it the end o f the last fiscal year, June 30, 1882, have been classified. There are 173,138 army and 2,861 navy invalids, 76,448 army and 1,953 navy w'idoAvs, •minor childfefl and dependent rela­ tives; 7,134 survivors of the Avar of il2, and 24,661 Avidows of those AVha rved in the war of 1812. The to'tal as i f I had k but I didn’t—^not a if it.” “ H oav did you contrive “ Why, you see they understood “ A N e w Orleans wslsherwoman has in the past fifteen years raisetl a fam ily of M b e r less children) given them a ll good edttCfltions, purchased a hand- _ some house, and h a s $10,000 laid away for a rainy day. H er entire posses^ ions were earned at the Avashutb. This item is valuable as show ing hOAV promptly N bav Orleans men p.ay their Avash bills. He was a real estate agent and com­ plained that he had had three adjoin- i i„* loof and pensions si th e 'war tAventy- years ago Will be paid for thi purjpose during the pres« amount expeildei the beginning of years ag o Will 1 purjpose di there are et t o be c entire Gaik inearthed in ®f™®Uhen?” “ W ell, then I way Avith Ms da^hter, and penslonB donna of her,,” Poitiers. It contains yards in length by sev( breadth, baths oi ------- An been unearthed , baths occupying fl' of WMch the sti specter res that i the cent to find A street railway has been laid in Athens. But some 2)000 years too out whether or not old [enophon or Demosthenes, Piroeus on a horscrcar, :ty. the submarine cables 'Id is estimated to be the j ceeding; and iter Humble Institutions whi Sat Upon.—-P mc &. The length in the whole Ai'orld 64,000 miles, and their value to be $202)000,000, The length of all the wires in the ’ ’ ” ■ - wires in the World would reach forty -1 “ i t will be sfiSb sight times aioiiml the earth, 1 in 1” ' “ ‘ think Avhf heaven?” “ i t wil! ' l i .^1 ' - I vith cats?” “ No.” “ What ?” “ Well, there’s a man across .iM A Fable) Ohe day an old Turkey h the Meadow to i .... Avere getting along. Seeing a rnet’s Nest by a Stone Wall, she idly Imagined she could Hatch out Contents. So she Sat doAVn upon jnd did Htteh out the contents in e than | jibout two Seconds. Five Minutes eavations, | later she stood filled with Humiliation, mtinued, have j llunning her Bill through her Feath- ediflees, sculp-; efs and Attempting to Count thenum-, yle and in good , her of Perforations in her Breast, licli looked very much like a Nut- rater. The Moral of the Fable that Squatting on other innot he ' \ I isolation that the eternity of the just shall be blessed, a Chicago clergyman tells a story. There Avas an old lady in his church Avho w as noted for her penuriousness as Avell as her piety,, and w h ile talking w ith her about her hope of the hereafter he asked: “ Mrs. S—, (fid you ever stop to qob a Cheap place to Uve

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