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By A. C. H. LIVINGSTON 1CDITOH AND PBOPBIKTOB. DEVOTED TO POLITICS, SCIENCE, AGRICULTURE, AND WHOLE INTERESTS OF THE PEOPLE. EUZABETHTOWN, ESSEX COUNTY, N. Y., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1884. NO. 6. Reading notices, imong reading matter, 0 cents per lino. Business cards (no; one Inch space). I/Cgal advertising a Other advertising rates i application. Birth, marriage and death notices are free. ,.. occupying mow than je). !8 per year. • v rates prescribed by law. ' i made known on Correspondence of public interest solicited from all parts of the county. The subscription price of the POST GAZITTK is $1.50 per ye ly in advance. 0 per year, payable strict- ublic'aueti BUSINESS CABDS. I Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1 K iuaMhl,,,rn, R»»«t. Cmtniv. N. Y. I Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1 itnah. E**ex Conntv. N. Y. Ir^yTO N * CON WAY, I Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, T. F. OONWAT. IT^EWITT WTAFFOKI), • Attorney and Counsellor at Law, I r>l Wall SI. M»n York. j I Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, 1 Krwritfe. X I'. ]N F1N , ,l. FRANKLIN A. ItOWK. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 2 \l.-fnnn\rl,- Work. Chicago, III. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, r,,,,,;- .In,/, E»*<>f do., X. Y. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, f;:,,.,,;.,f','..w,i. Kurt County, N. Y. H\ •\• IHornoy and Counsellor at Law, ?:n M,»!'.*••» A'',:, Alhanv. A r . )'. i :i M.-..,i;.,! iv,,s!.'ii •Ni.lnry, DKIOCMVO Rnrvien a ']ii-:iiKh nflM ' (\row n Point' . N. ft Y. V ' Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, ••..•.,.'„\•(- E»*<>* County, N. Y. L'llAKP I,. HANIJ , Counsellor at Law, nsy and Counsellor at Law, •.-.„.'.,'.•,',,„•„. Kixrs l-nnulu, N. Y. Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, ,''••••; !!•«:-!,. f.s,r/ <\>,int v . .\. Y. PH0TOGR APHERS. E. -.•'—' PHOTOGRAPHER, • , /',-.:,.'. A\ssi'.r Cninil,/. .V. Y. HOTELS. THE HERKELEY^ I L W<i\l>i;VFF. - Proprietor runic l.nkr YUhifjr, Franklin Co., N.ff ALLKX IIOUSBr \ MMiV MJ.I'X, - - Proprietor lukr Vlarid, N. T. THE WINDSOR, (ADI R ON D.I CKS.) KF.LLm;/;, - . Proprietor. Etizabethtmrn, Essri- Co., JV. Y. MANSION HOUSE, RICHARDS HOUSE, IE!: KIT ,1. ri.Ah-K, - Proprietor Wr*l»ort, N. Y. WEED HOUSE, ''\•'-VlT-'fiKr WEED. - Proprietor. Wmtport, N. Y. •i^iUrrMtiun t)1 ,i,i to local and eommer- '•:a.Tiv'. flr$-Fli»t-cliw8 Livory. SHERMAN HOUSBT L UFTTE1-;FIELD, - Proprietor. Mvri,,/,, I-^srx. County, JV. Y. ••>•;. j-rat,.,) Orn'n\\s' oT MJnflviTle. rim 1 .-iin-tmfp drivna, croquet lluv » \\'I 1 ivory. BANKS. OF PORT HENRY, N. Y. d'-simus of extending our relations ^tli\' pw H ,k ,,f KHHCX county, and take \~ •WiisinM tu invite the opening of de- isn ami ilomestie bills of exchange, the ••*\ ATTKXTIO.V GIVKN TO SUPPLY- i INVKSTOKS WITH UNITED STATES BONDS, IP Rxohanpenr Purchase of same. J««n(l Kniir,,ad Homls bought and sold. F. H. ATV\HELL, Cashier. NOTICE iWhv LMvm that all persons areforbid- t^l»».r.Kisl, ( , r Hunt on any of the iron and Steel Co., j township 45, 4fl and 47, includ- \\H Military Trnrt,\ in the county *x, ,, ulr n f ^ (1W York > an d ar e for _ w trespass Hit-reon in any way, un- '•pnuiUv ,,f tin- law. All persons .sidir i[ u , v ,, nn fo r th e pnrpos e O f thtrtf \ tin g ° r fishin S' wi U be P rose - JAMK.S R. TIIOMFBON, President, Adirondack (Hub Incorporated. •'• E. BARNES, ensed Auctioneer FUR i.;p RKX COUNTY. J 1 l tho auctioneering line nii,,t io. Terms reasonable. 1 -'• !L^ E8 - Weatport, N. T. The Wmy It la 8«l«. The Sultan awoke with * «lflea soraam < ni» nerve, were .nocked by a fiS^u An omen ex terrible import and doubt- H18 team in one moment all fell out, Hlii wi«emen amembled at break of day, And wood by the throw i n ^emn array. And when the terrible dream was tow Each telt a shudder, his blood ran oold; Ana all stood silent In tear and dread And wondering what was be* to be skid. At length an old soothsayer, wrinkled and irrar Di#d, » pardon, my lord, what I have to say • ;'T18 an omen of sorrow sent from on hlirh- Thou shalt seo all thy kindred die.\ Wroth was the Sultan; he gnashed his teeth And hla very words seemed to hiss and S, As he ordered the wisoman bound with ohalns. And gave him a hundred stripes for his S The wisomen shook an the Sultan's eye a »<5pt round to see who next would try. But one of thorn stepping before tho throne Kxolalmod In a loud and Joyous tone .- 1 Hxult, o head of a happy state I Rojoloe, O holr of a glorious fate J For this is the favor thou shalt win O8ultan-to outlive allthy wn I\ ' Pleased was the Sultan, and oalled a IUVO And a hundred orowna to tho Wiseman gava Ana each one whispers what eaoh one thinks, ill oan the Sultan reward and blame • 't both the wlsemen foreurtl the .arnei\ Quoth the oraf ty old vuier, .halting hh head muoh may depend oa tho way a thl^ MISCELLANY. THE NEWNEIGHBORS. Flnley Farm had been vacant for some eeks when tho now family moved into it. And Herbort Hawksley, looking dreamily across the level meadow, and umbrageous apple orchard* which divided it from hi. mer retreat, oould see the thin thread of purple smoke rising out of tho main ohimney, mute evidence of habitation. Oolonel Forde'g qnlok glance followed the direction of hie friond's eyo, as ho gat peel- Ing walnuts and dipping them into port wino in a sort of luxurious doloe far nienU. \ Neighbor, eh?\ said he. \ New tenanta at the farm—yes,\ assented Hawksley, with a shrug of the shoulders. \Bui not neighbors ?\ the oolonel quer- ied. ,•\.'•\ f - \ I am afraid not,\ »ald fiawkaley: \ When I rode past yesterday I saw the youug woman Q t work in tho field*, wheel- ing pumpkins, or something. Of course that hardly betokens muoh congeniality.\ \ Oermans, probably,\ said Colonel Forde. \ Well, it's almost a pity, ainoo they live so near. I think you would have ap- preciated nice neighbors.\ And with the opportune ajriyal pf tha ivening's mail the .ubjeot was forgotten. Herbert Hawksley was riding past tho' next afternoon in a sort of reverie, when hi* whip slipped from his hand, and, just v than*, as luck would have it, a light figure oaths out from the shadow of the hazel oops* close by. \ The pumpkin l*gg 1\ said the master ot Hawksley to himself. \ I shall call her to my aid. My good gjri,\ .he a<Jded, aloud, ' will you be kind engtogh to piok op my whip ?\ And he oarelessly flung a silver dime on the green turf at her feet. She looked at him a moment with eyes that sparkled ominously under, tho awning of her green bareg* BUQ txpitnet. He ooujd ily see her delicate, clear-cut chin, • and 1 e roundod end of a \ tip-tilted \ nose- but assuredly they were of no German type at 'features. \ No,\ said she, crisply. '' You may piok ap your own whip.\ And without paying any attention to th« silver coin, whioh still lay gleaming on the grass, she vanished once more into the hazel bushes. Hawksley Bmiled to himself. \ The Uttle virago I\ he said, as he sprang to the ground and recovered the stray whip. '' And yet she had a very pretty nose and ohio. I wonder who Bhe can be. Aad the spoke with a very tweet voice.\ Colonel Forde rode past the gate later hi the day—rode past in a slow, leisurely way, looking up at the vine-draped poroh, where two antique wooden benohes faoed each other, and huge bunches of box kept guard beside the path, as oonrpaot as if they were out out of green velvet. And just then tbe door opened, and a bright-faoed young girl* ran out, with har auburn hair floating ia wild profusion around her face. \Colonel Forde!\ she cried, radiantly. \Oh 1 Oolonel, how on earth did you oome in this quarter of the globe ?\ Why, it's Leila Farrington 1\ exclaimed the oolonel. \ My dear child, who would have expected to see yoa here ?\ Mamma has rented that farm-house foi mouths,\ said Lsila. \ The doctors said that she must have country air and perfect quiet Oh I it is such a lovery old place, with all sorte of pokey holes and oorner- ipboards, and ihe prettiest garret you ever dreamed ofl And there is a mysterious liar that nobody oan get at; and I am sure—perfeotly sure—that there is a ghosi in one of the unused rooms, if one oould only get a sight of him. But, Colonel, al) this isn't answering by question!\ The oolonel, who had by this time <U» mounted and tied his hone to the fenoe, looked absently around. There's a family In the bouse with yon, I suppose,\ said he. No, there font,\ \i d Lei ^ UWhv should there be?\ Then,\ said Oolonel Forde, \ where are the Germans?\ What Germans ?\ said Leila. \Really Colonel, I hope you aren't going to hav« softening of the brain.\ \ Tm staying with Hawksley at the Manoi House,\ explained Oolonel Forde. \And he said that the farm had Jbeen rented by Germans. He saw the young woman at work in the fields the day before yester- day.\ Leila Farrington burst out laughing, al- Jhough the color deepened a shade ot two on her cheek. ' That TO me,\ said she. \ We wanted ae pumpkins for pies, you know, and oook waa in ft hurry, **d **\» *«»rn»-boy hadn't reported himself for servioe yefcrso I went out and wheeled them in myself. ^ » was superb discipline tor the mnsoles of fhf wilat. But mamma said tt was tooiwA like romping when I scampered downiflu bill with the wheelbarrow full of pumpkins, in front of it. So M*. Hftwks- witfa » curl of the Up, » he threw Hid. r«rpieoe, and Mked me to piok ap hit whip.\ '' Great Omar I\ said th« ooloiwl, wi«h a whistle. » Did you piok It «p V 'No,» said Leila. \But do oom« In, dear Colonel i mamma will b« plowed to set you V M»t. Parrtngton—onoe ths famow Mart tttt, Vanorts of ths operatic *•«, , «d now a wealthy widow, an #n«rw to whose hoot* was oonsldwsd one of the vouchers for fash- UmablelifslnNew Tork-was sitting pi c tnrssqu«ly In the farm parlor, with win* oolored draperies festooned against flu wall, to shut out all possible and impossible draughts; a sofa, covered with oriental «whlons, at her left, and • rich M«ri*apore rug under her feei Books, tea-rosebud., and rare old oraokle china covered a round table be.ide her, and the little cabinet piano, without whioh she never travelled was open, and strewn all over with sheet, of music; for Mrs. Farrlngton, although she has never trodden the stage .inoe her marriage, now nearly twenty year, ago, was .till a. muoh ds voted M ever to hei music. Bhe .miled gradou.ly on Oolonel Forde, who was one of her prime ministers in the world of fashion, extended a tiny, diamond- sparkling hand, and murmured a few word* of weloome to him. \ You are surprised to flod u. here,\ said •he. \ It waa my daughter's fancy. My maid, Natalie, and Mrs. Budd, the hon.e- keeper, came down with us, and Holmes it to follow to-morrow with tho horse, and ths oarriages. It Is a pretty place, and Lolls •owns happy here.\ Oolonel Forde, after remaining to partake of an rosthetlo lunch, .erved on old India ofaina and repoum «lv«, went back to tho Manor House. 'Hawksley,\ said he, \you've made a blunder!\ I'm always making blunders,\ Mid flawksleys with a sigh of resignation. '' ID what particular direction have I offended now ?\ . : Tvomad o acquaintance, or ratter, I ire renewed it,\ said Colonel Forde, \ with your new neighbors. Do you known rho they are ? The people at Finloy Farm, \Mrs. General Farrington, from Fifth Avenue, with her daughter, oomo out here hange of air, after a tedious illness of the elder lady. The heroins of the pump- kins Is |he beautiful .Leila, whose -pioture - $ho 4-oademy of Design attracts so much £nti<jjn—the new bft'lle of the season—the spoiled favorite of fashionable'life 1\ \Ye fates 1\ tragically enunciated Mr. Hawksley. '' And I offered h«r a ten-cent pieoe, to pick up my whip, this afternoon I What is to become of me, Forde ? How am to redeem myself ?\ \Why said Colonel Forde laughing, I should advise you to go directly to headquarters and make your peaoe at once.\ •'Good ttonnsel, 1 ' observed Hawksley. 11 'the lodger It is put off the worse matter* will grow. I oan only throw myself bumbly ftt^the feet of your prinoess and submit to har royal flat.\ Bo he went to the farm with Oolonel Forde, and fixed pathetio eyes of despair on Miss Farrington, as he sank gracefully on on«knee. ley took me for a German young 4T And thin morning,\ she •dd«d, ON THE FARM. • *f tk« Oky Girl ta nrj. The oity girl, Mnt by her parents to souBtry farm-house to recover frp» tbe e*. foots of a g»y winter, experiences a new and pleasant sensation u qhe looks forth upon lbs sailing londso*p« the morning after har H sil hjf^ t,€ la Farrmgton looked laughingly at him. 'erily, he was too handsome for utter oon- emnation. \ Such genuine peniteno* deserves free ;forgiven«fe8,1jBhe retorted. '' Rise up, 8ir EgM, pafdoned man./* <Jf course,\' she added, descending suddenly' from all this iphemism into the pretty apologetic eaxn- •etness of every-day life, \ it was very ri- imilous- of me to go nutting in the woods, and wheeling yellow pumpkins all over ths fields. Mamrna told me so at the time. But was suoh fun I\ After that, Herbert Hawksley and Colonel orde came every day, on one ex,ou*e or an- other, to Finley Farm. At Christmas Mrs. Farrington and Leil» returned to their Fifth Avenue palace. Of ourse, the Manor House was immediately ilosed up—where was the use of Ufa in a itry place without neighbors ?—and the master of Hawkaley came also to New York. But the engagement was not made public atil spring. \ Leila is so young,\ said Mrs. Farring >n. \ But not too young to know her own mind, mamma,\ said Leila, with an air oi onviotion. It's very strange,\ observed Colotel de, Mieorivaly, \ that after a season in New York, Leila should select a husband of the Hawksley woods I\ life, take It altogether, is a riddle,* uaid Mrs. Farrington, with a single aigh.- Amy Bandolph- HOBLB LORDS IN BUSINESS. 8ome members of the House of Lords an evidently preparing for a rainy day when they may have to earn their own livings, when sinecures are abolished and perpetual pensions are things of the past More than Noble Lord \ is conneoted with profi- table banking business; one or two are Btook-brokers; many are going In for land •peculations in the Western States, Canada, Texas and elsewhere; and for some time kny one who chose could buy his coal from tha Marquis of Londonderry and have the black diamonds \ delivered from wagons bearing his lordship's crest. The Duke of Marlboroogh runs hansom cabs for hire, at >, I believe, do several other members oi aristocracy. A Duke oan afford to do anything—peddle coals from a cart or keep a livery stable—bat one would imagine that in the case of His Grace of Marlbo- rough, who is now negotiating with the Gov- ernment about the purohase of a oouple of bis old pictures for a trifle of $800,000, such i of \eking out a precarious liveli- hood \ were quite unnecessary. Neverthe- less, if members of the aristooraoy find a difficulty in making both ends meet no one find fault with their going in for com- oe or trade in any honest manner. Fai better that than oard-sharping and \ Welsh- tag,\ which is already toe prinoipal oocupa. of a score or more among those whose mee are insufficient for the purpose of kheir titles.— London LetUr. Vk» hoot U early as* the WMUMT petfeot Birds ate singing ohaerUr in the trees i oob- w»b« glisten on ttu grass; In the distance a l»tU boy to a big ha* is driving a oow to pasture. Nothing oouU be lovelier M mow Inviting, and as ah* descends from her ohaav ber and stops oat upon the lawn she mu> mars to herself with dreamy eontant: \ Bweet day, so eool, so calm, so talent 8he pavm suddenly. Her face change* Bhe gathers her muslin skirts olosly about her and looks down with dismay at her dainty Frenoh kid atippen, soaked through wd through with the dew. Then shs picks im way oaatiously back to the house and does not emerge again mill after breakfast. By that time, however, she has recovered bar spirits, exchanged har sUppers for toicker shoes and ratten, and says gayly Io har hostess as she opens ths door that the is sore she was born to live to the coun- try, and that she means to be a thorough farm girl before she goes k*>me. She at onoe takes the first step in her farming- edu- sationby tripping. airily into the haying flgcl and asking permission to help make tb»h»y. This being granted, she takes a rate and sets to work wHh vigor, although the finds her robbers very burdensome and quite unnecessary, and the task both hardei and hotter than she expected. Besides, she is tired, and feels Injured because they will not allow her to lie down on a damp hayoook to rest; so, after an hoar's labor, she steak quietly out of the field, weary in body and not too serene to temper. She wanders languidly toward the house, but the clucking of hens attraots her to the born, and at the barn door she meeta the mistress, about to search for eggs, and Is permitted to go for them to her stead. Now, indeed, she is happy. She enters the big barn, with its mellow light, its sweet air, and yellow gunshiue streaming through th« chinks; she admires the swallows darting around the eav«s and the poultry pecking on the floor; she evsn ventures to imprint a fleeting touch upon the nose of one of the grave-eyed, munching oxen ; and thta she mounts to the loft and rustlee about there among the fragrant hay. She does not find the eggs vary fast, bat she finds them, and har basket is hnlf-fuli when, as she approaoheB a dark corner neai the Udder, a cackling heu flies up close at her feet. This startles her so that she losei h«r balance, stumbles forward, grasps at s <f beam for support, drops her basket betweei the rounds of the ladder, and plants he) foot in the midst of a nest oi eggs ! That ie the end ot her farm-work for the day. Crestfallen and orumpled, with hay- seed ha her hair, and a shoe full of scram- bled egg, she returns to oonfeas her failure And ohange her olothes. The afternoon she spends under a tree with a book, and tha vening in sitting on the pioasa hearing tha frogs sing, and wondering if she is going to feel as home-flick as that every night.— Keu Turk Ltdger. CULTIVATING THE MEMORY. 7 PER CENT. I have for sale, at any time, in sums of $300 to $10,000, first mortgage bonds upon improved Western Farms, coupon bonds, payable at the Third National Bank of New York, and bearing seven per cent, interest, fork, and bearing payable semi-annua iteed satisfactory. per cent, in JEvery loan gixar stigation solicited. Wolcott Building, Port Henry, N..Y. Professor B—, teacher of memory,* 1 was the announoement on a modest little sign caught the eye of a reporter as he walk- ed down one of the business streets the othei iy, and in three minutes, standard time, i was Boated in a little second-story front office, surrounded by charts and heads laid oB in town lot*, all properly numbered ao- •ding to ths moat appioved lines of en- gineefy. The heads of great men were spread out on charts in a way to most ei- ively display thair \ bumptiousness,\ other phrenological signs were displaced from the walls. '' Mnemonics and phrenology are distinoi iences,\ said the Professor. \ I profess both—I praotioe phrenology as well as teach art of memory. Endowing men with nory is my ohief practice. In a few les- ions I enable one to memorize the most dii- loult things almost without an effort.\ How oan that be done ?\ asked the re- porter. \ Oh, it's a matter of association aooord- ing to a system I have worked upon for twenty-fire years. It k all based upon the alphabet and numbers. I take a person and in a few hours get them so that they oan repeat or reproduoe a long poem whioh I read twioe, or at most, three times. rhey oan repeat it backwards and forwards, >r give you any line you call for by num. er. I had a boy about twelve years old, pho, after he learned the system, went to hear Beeoher and Oook lecture and after- ward repeated the lecture to an audience without having taken a note. He repeated Beecher's lecture at the Young Men's Chris- tian Association rooms, on New York ave- Of course be did not give every word lecturer used, but he covered every point in its regular order, just as the speak- ir had done, ourtailing it sufficiently to b« to give in half an hoflr what it took as tour to deliver originally.\ Do many oome to you to have their faculties cultivated ?\ askid the reporter. Yes ; a great many off all classes. Soms student, reporters—more particularly official reporters of the Senate and House—lawyers and preachers. Preachers and lawyers par- tioularly ; the former to acquire an aptness memorizing their sermons and the latter memorize authorities and dates. Oratora, ilso, who memorize their speeohes. Then there is another class—the de- partment olerks and persons preparing for eivil servioe examinations. Before going it for an examination many of them come . fe me to learn to memorize dates and events, location of rivers, statistical and practical facts, &o. \ I had a naval officer here no* long ago, who was preparing for an examination for promotion, and he perfected himself in the •yBtem so that he oould, without difficulty, remember anything he desired. ;Vre is an old lady, between seventy knd eighty years .old, who, with her daugh- ter, has taken instructions, and she sayi that she finds co difficulty in remembering and repeating All that she reads. She says shnoan take tyro poems she has read and r« peat them alternately, a line from each.\ Castoria. When baby was sick, we gave her Castoria. When ehe was a Child, she cried forCastoria When she was a Miss, she clung t6 Castoria. When she had Children, she gave them C&storia. 5Qw^ A PROFESSIONAL LOVER. !%• lUoiaattf Port* Tkat Are Flared br •> Clever Yom>« Kan. \ Do you s» ' that man ?\ ssid a hotel dark to a reporter as a handsome stranger, with the form of s o Apollo and tbe easy air of a polished gentleman, entered tbe lobby and strolled down the marble floor as if to show bis Hthe limbs. \ That man has a history,\ oonttnoed the ale*k, \ and I think Is sngagsd in a business, or profusion, or wbfcUvtar you may oall it, that Is not foll«w- sd by aqpthar man on the top of the ground. His occupation is known to only a few, and I am confident that I am the only person in Ht. Louis who knows anything about his vork, I started him in his present career to oblige a friend, but never thought ths feed I oftuted him to do would Isad him to d«p«nd upon suoh actions for a living and work them into a lins of geateel labor as remunerative as it is unique and .caret. He is nothing mor* nor lets than a professional lover. Ob, you needn't look disguated at the revslatlon, as the proceeds of his busi- Q6M might be envied by a bank president »nd Borne of hia single rewards would not look small beside the fees of many a great lawyer. I mist tell you his history : \ One night, some years ago, a rich mer ohsnt from an Interior oity, who knew nu well, oalled at the desk and, taking me to one .ide, In great distreu of mind confided to me that hi. accomplished and beautiful daughter—one of my sohoolmates, by the way—was determined to throw hemelf away upon a worthless yonng idler of h«r town, and that all efforts of parents and friends had proven futile to turn her from her fool- ish oourse. Tbe father seemed to be almost beside himself as he spoke, and I knew that If the affair ripened Into an elopement or marriage his happiness would be shattered forever. Realizing that the only way to savt the family's peaoe and the young lady'i prospoota was to present a counter attrao- tion and ' cut out' her young lover, who 'as more infatuated with her father', bani ocount than with her, I broaohed the solu tion of the painful subjeot to him, but hi beoame Indignant at onoe and said he would never oonsent to having hi* daughter's affeo- fcions thus trifled with. After persuading him it would be for the best I suggested that the man yondor was just fitted to carry it the part of a peeudo lo-ver. He comparatively youj^;, was a bora .ooiety man, was a fine conversntionalist and, but for an hereditary laziness, would not hi found himself without friends (.and playing Mioawber. Tbe old gentlemen was chary at fir&t, fearing that his daughter might transfer her heart as warmly to the suUti- tte as it was lixed upon har first ohoioe. 1 tpluined that a paid lover could be easily got out of the way befora a second entangle- ment would oocur, and that all that was needed was simply to distract his daughter's attention enough to have her go to Europe without any canker at her heart. Finally the father consented. The young roan, his ex- defrayed by the paternal co-conspira- tor, appeared upon the scene in a few days as a rioh tourist, and at once began his pro- concerted flirtation, being introduced intc the best sooiety by Uie recognition accorded him by tbj girl's father. Hte elegant way oon made him populwr, taxi it waa not long till he was the favored one around the young lady, who viewed with complacency the projected European tour. The real lovei heard of her departure with an aching heart, but the other smiled as he saw his pay day drawing near. The lady crossed the ocean heart free, returned in a year, married an estimable gentleman in every way suited to -, and U living happily. Since then he has been engaged In several such endeavors •iutftin the falicity of a household, and >rrow leaves for the East, where he •ays he ia under contracts to deliver tht daughter of a milMonnaire from an entangle- ment with a <x»e.ohmxn.—£L Louu Pot* A BATH IN THE DEAD SEA. The heat was terrific, but I oould not re- st the temptatio*. Moreover, I wished to test the buoyancy of ths water : so I threw way the umbrella upon which most bathers rery, and, disrobing, boldly waded in. I ' antiated the statements of those who Maintain that it is impossible to sink in the »r, by throwing myself recklessly in with ed ayes. Not only wa| it impossible to i, but I oould aaaroely regain my foot- Uut, so lightly did I float on the surface. I had been warned about getting the water into my eyes ox mouth, bat oould not help It. Bah. what a malignant, nauseating mixture H is! I aould not eradicate th< smart from, my eyes or the deadly taste from my mouth for a long time* 1 Oh, I hate the Dead Be*.\ I blubbered as I emerged, blinking and dripping from the water, and proceeded to scrape the saline iiierutttniion from my body. t tbe worst sensation was an awful smarting and burning about my ankles, for had now been five days to the saddle, and my ankles were somewhat chafed from wielding the spars. Mr. Floyd told oi bringing ferty-two cadets down to the Dead ince who had poor animals, and had consequently become very sore from th« long ride. They would bathe, and paid he privilege by walking all the ten miles back to Jerioho. They were too sore to sit to the saddle. My hair proved to be ery sticky for an hour or so. I don't think I ever got so thoroughly jaHed down before. Nevertheless, there was no salt risible at the north end of the sea. It is at the south end, where there is no Jordan to partially purify the water, that the famed mountains of literal rook salt are to be seen. Ordinary sea water has about four per oent. of suit in it, while the Dead Sea has som« twenty-six per, cent This percentage is Axed and steady despite all that tbe Jordan and other streams oan do to \heal tbe waters.\— Jmual&m Oorrupondene* Botton B To* Old to Work. • An insane Dodge entered a oriminal law- yer's offloe. \ Good morning, old pardi\ The lawyer looked puzzled. \ Yon don't Your features are*a little familiar,\ said the lawyer, \ bnt Ican'tjnft plaea them.\ \Pshaw! Pv« helped you through many « case. I'm—\ ' •' i, yes, now I recognize you. Well, how you been»\ \ Hard ap sinoe I left you. Say, can't you give me something, to doj this rammer ?\ \ I don't see how I can. You see, fact is, yon're getting a little too old to do good work.\ \ Who's got my old r \Well jus* now we're dividing the k bt a very sprightly Technicality s legal\ Construction They y pgy *nd a sagacious legal\ Construction. aj the work very i y They WHAT O'CLOCK 18 ITT The Judge's house was over in the Frenoh quarter of New Orleans, unattraotlve out- side, but as soon as you got into the broad hall a oool breeze struck you, laden, with, out exaggeration, with the balm of a thou- sand flowers. The hall led right through the house and opened into a regular fairy- land of Sowers, a garden the like of which I had never dreamed of. It was surrounded by a high wall and had plants in it from every oountry under tKe sun. The whit»- baired old gentleman and a group of grand. children hanging about him took us about, and tho first thing we stopped at was a large oval pot, set out with small plants around the edge. \ This,\ taid the Judge, \ is my olook. What time is it, Olara?\ hs asked of one of the shlldren. The girl ran around the plot and said it was about four o'olook knd so it was. The four-o'olook,woa to bloom. \In fact,\ said the story-teller, \ the olook was made up of flowers.\ In the oentre was a pair of hands, of wood, oovered with some beautiful vine, but they had nothing, however, to do with the time- telling. The plan was this: The Judge had noticed that almost every hour in tbe day some plant bloomed, and working on thin prinoiple he had seleoted plants of different hours and placed them in a oirole, twenty- four to number, one for every hour. Foi example, at the top of the earthen olook, at 12 o'olook, was planted the portok'cou, and he told me that it would bloom within ten minutes ot 12, and raroly mi«s. At the hours of 1, 2 and 3 he had different varie- ties of thia same plant, all of which bloomed at the hour opposite to which it was planted. At 4 o'clock he had our com plant of that nwno, and you all know how you oan depend on that. At 6 the ga: niotago came out, at 0 the gerauium triste and at 7 the evening primrose. Opposite 8 o'olook he had the boua nox and at 9 the allenoe nootiflora—all these blooming at near the time given. At 10 o'olook, if I re- membered rightly, he had a caotus, at 11 another kind and at 13 the night-blooming Half of the year some oi the plants don' bloom at all. The plants opposite 1 and 3 in the morning were cacti that bloomed about that time, and at 8 was planted the common salsify, and at 4 the ohioory, at 6 the snow-thistle and at 6 the dandelion.— Ban Franmoo Omil. THE DISAPPOINTED BAGGAGEMAN. An aged Trunk sat baek in the dark cor- ner of the oar and refused to budge when the baggageman in great wrath advanced and seized the venerable Saratoga by the handle. \ Gently, friend, gently,\ .aid the Trunk, \ that thing you have hold of was not mad« to lift me by.\ But the baggageman gave H a yank thai pulled it out by the roots, and then with violent language, he upbraided the trunk for not holding on. ''I have nothing to do with getting out 'tis baggage,\ replied the aged Trunk, '' my sole mission and duty in life i. to get on the wrong train. Failing In that, I i eontent merely to go to the wrong hotel, although I would prefer to loe# my check and get lost e^rery, Yon will find thi remaining handle at the other end.\ The baggageman walked aronnd and caught hold of the rorviving handle. By plaoinff bis feet against the end o< tbe trunk and holding on with both hands, he ' able t« poll off this one in three strong polls. Then the aged Trunk olo*sd ito eyes, leaned back and simply said : \ And thia is where I must get off, too. 1 The baggageman wept. He had now tc stoop down, put hia anns around that trunk, piok it up bodily and oarry it to the car door. He did so, but the exertion broke his book In three places. He determined that he would not die unavenged, so h« hurled tbe now helpless trunk upon th< iron bound truok that awaited it. Then, as he heard the awful crash that announoec the ruin he had wrought, ha sank to tht, floor of the oar, saying t • \I die happy.\ But a oomrade looked in the oar and Baid, \Missed yer dp,'Bill?\ \Didn't I bust the trunk?\ he asked faintly. \ tfaw j only wrecked an enm tru«k.' -Burlington Eawbt^. MEXICAN MINING REGIONS. Sunday ia the great business day, when the streets are crowded with miners spend- ing their Saturday's pay. It is the great day of the \ pelados,\ as the poorer classes are called, whose ooatumea of coarse cotton shirt andS drawers, parti-oolored blankets, straw hat W leather sandals, oalled \ g aches,\ is q3rW picturesque. On this daj the peddlers and sidewalk merchants are to their glory. Zacatecas boasts of three hotels, a theatre, plaza de armas, a cathe- dral, seven or eight churches, an alameda. one of the handsomest to Merfoo, electric lights, streetcars, and waterworks run b ; mule powe/. The Plaxa de Armas, though small, is well kept; it is fronted on on« side by the Ejathedrol, on another by tbe Legislative fyvll, and on another by she Executive Mansion. Of this building the following story is told: It was built by the owner of the Mala Noche (bad night) mine, to his time the richest man of North- ern Mexico. The mine at the surface paid little or nothing and after the owner hod gunk his own capital he continued working it with borrowed money until his eredit wac gone and things had arrived at such a past that the mine was in danger of being seized and himself thrown into prison. He then resolved to work it one week longer and il nothing was struok to run away. The week passed and nothing was struok. On ths afternoon of the last day he ordered his horses brought for flight at daybreak. He passed the night, this \ mala noobe,\ be- tween hope ani despair, when just befon daylight a aiiner came from the mine bring- ing »\ gallo \ (a piece oi rich rock) and the aews that a bonanza had been struck.. The bonanza proved to be an immense one. In memory of that night the mine was oalled Mala Itoohe.—Zacatooas Letter. 12th Annual Re-union 77th N. Y. 8. Y. The 12th annual reunion of the 77th N. Y. Veterans will be held at Westport, N. Y-, on Wednesday, Oct. 1st, 1884. A large number of the veterans of the regi- ment and ex-soldiers of other regimentsare expected to be present. H. H. RICHARDS, Sec y A BEAR THAT BOLTED. ftae Beast That Fights and Rnni Avrar Mar Live to Fight Another Day. A man named Ed. Wilson was brought' into the Bisters' Hospital from a camp in the timber beyond Oloster to be treated for Injuries received by falling from a tree into whioh hs had been ohased by a wounded bear. The way it ooourrcd was this ; Hi and another man were ohopping wood lu the timber west of Oloster. While so en gaged Wilson looked up and saw a huge bear placidly contemplating them from n distance of about fifty yards. The bear was Bitting upright, with its '' arms \ ap parently folded, and seemed much Interested In their manner of outting and splitting oord-wood as if it might have some notion of going into the business itself. When descried the boar was standing perfeotly still, showing no signs of hostility and wtw simply and only an Interested spcotator. The wise thing for the men to have don< under the oiroumstanodi would have been to leave the bear alone. So thought Wil- son's companion and he Baid as muoh. But Wilson thought differently. He had a Win- cheater rifle nnd, noticing that the boar had a white spot in the oentre of its breast just the right size for a nice mark, be said ho be- lieved he would take a shot at H. Tht other advised him to not do it and became sud- denly consoious that he was wanted at oaznp. Wilson looked at the bear again*. It »tlli sat motionless and the white mark on it* breast looked BO tempting that, without mor-- ado, he raised his gun, aimed and fired. But instead of hitting tbe white, whioh would have been a death shot, the bullet struok the bear in tbe shoulder. The wound- did not orippls ths finlraal much, but serv- ed to suddenly enkindle In its breast an »ager desire to eat a woodohopper. The next thing Wilson remornbors he attd his companion were doing the great trie- olimbing act, with tha beat within smolling distance of their heels. Wilson, to his ex- oitement, climbed upon a limb whioh was too weak to bear his weight. Tha limb broke and he fell. The distance to the ground was about thirty feet and he ornno down bang on top of the bear, whioh, on account of its wound, had been unable to climb the tree. Tho Jolt which the bear received from the one hundred and seventy pounds of falling mortality was to it a new feators to man-hnnting and it startled the animal so that tt did not wait for further particulars, but fled to great alarm and soon diaappeared in tbe woods.— HtUna Indt- pendent. LEADING DOUBLE LIVES. The man who took some money from me, e other day, across the counter in a sav- Icgs bank, looked as solid as the thick wal- aut of the structure which separated us. He seemed forty years old. Everything about him had an air of utility, with nothing for show. There was not a touch of fashion- ibility. Hia movements were methodical, mechanical, and in all perceptible respects he was a model bank clerk. Handing oasb to him, one had the feeling of putting it in a perfeotly safe place, as though he had been the iron door of a vault Instead of fal. hble humanity. I saw him again on the fol- lowing day. His aspect was so different that for awhile I doubted his identity. Hte hair and beard were both ported to the mid- and hia mustache was curled upward at ends. This change in hair was radical in ite effect on his general expression. More- over, his countenance was wholly divested of sedate heaviness, and his olothea were ID the extreme of new Btyle, where before they, had been almost shabby and considerably ind hand. His employment was equallj diverse, for he was handling the viands and beverage of on elaborate dinner. His toblt companion was a young woman as to whom there could be little difficulty in making an estimate of moral or social qualities' worth. I describe the two appearances of this man to illustrate the fact that many New Yorkers lead double lives—one in their business and the other away from it. This is a big city. There is plenty of room for the complete separation of work and play. It is the ex- oeption rather than the rule that associates in the employment of the day are compan- ions in the diversions of the evening. On6 olerk may live in Harlem, while the man at his right elbow resides in Brooklyn and tfa« mart at his left in Jersey. They daily come together from the points of a triangle whose sides are ten miles long. They know noth- ing of one another's family or social BUT- roundings; and all are as thoroughly stran- gers to their employer*. And yet wy^ar« ( surprised when a defalcation brings out tW truth as I have stated it.— New York Letr DISPARITY OF JUSTICE. A fairly frightful illustratioa of the differ- ice in the English estimate of the compare- re value of human life and of personal property is seen in the following, whioh did not happen several centuries gone by, but ily two or three weeks ago, and in the civilized, Christian oity of London. Five attacked a woman in the street. An- }ther woman passing by attempted to inter- Fere. The men turned on her and drove her in to a shop, following and terribly beating her. The shopwoman came to her help with a poker. One of the men seized the poker and struck her a blow, from the effects of which she died two days after- ward. This reads liks a story that might happen in Terra del Fuego, only there are no pokers and—no such savages there. And this was the end of it; tbe man who mur- dered the woman was sentenced to im- prisonment for \ ten months with hard labor,\ meaning, possibly, that it wasffaard work to get the jury t* give him that nwoh, or that little, rather. One of his companions got four months only, presumably without the hard labor. Tha three other met got —nothing, excepting that they got off. Ia QXB very same oouit, and immediately aftai the disposal of thii extraordinary oase, tw« woman indicted folr stealing some linen from i shopkeeper wera sentenced to five years 1 penal servitude! There is something shock- ing in ft system, or state of sociaty, that admits of suoh astounding anomalies in tfcs> administration of what gravely and conven- tionally w called justice; yet whoever oar*, fully watches the vcrdiots and sentenoes of courts in this ooantry—espeoially, perhaps, of police oourts in cities—and notes the iisosepanoies in the punishments, for in- stanee, of petty laroAies and grievous »». witlts, will see with surprise that,we, too, are coming to regard property as far more awttsdtban person. It is oar boast that common law is founded upon that a* Bngtaad. It k to bt hoped that oat fear of Uttle Blu Bkm , Two uttle soon of worsted blue, With satin ribbons woven through ! The scolloped tops, arid •lowly tied By trembling bands t tat could not hide Their owner* joy, as, standing ttaere. She proudly held aloft tbe pair, Two tiny shoes of azu -e blue Were shown to me-b it not to yo«. 9be softly *poke. Wt at maMbles. grace Lighted »er sweet lit donna face! ha smlUag Up. and ol eeW aglow ' I saw no fear of futui 9 woe; But, with deepening just In her tender nyon, She leaned, In raedib tt ve gutse, And showed me the* > BQOOS of heavenly hu., K» Bhe whispered Ion —but not to you. 9ue whispers now; I yet can see Har lace wim its getitle mystery. She\ smites and beokdn«; my fancy i • With fairy etchings,, taint as dream-. Bat dimly true, that I saw In thoup\ As I looked on the work ner hftttd. u-.. t In hours tranBoendant: those thoo-; <>r u.u., Long old from me- .till hid from you. Like little gulps, seiene and still, They wait lor passqfogen to fill Wielr cosy oablas, if arm and neat, Crocheted to shelter baby-feet. In many a port ot live and cheer Buch harblngen of life appear. From myriad picture* tots I aaooee, A woman showing Liny shoes. little shoes mutt ever wait The little root that kindly (ate Brings into the hallowedharhor toil Of father's kiss and mother, care; And I boKl that, last as the world may go Buch Bhoes and »hoe-ma)ur» 'twill never outgrow, Queer uttle shoes, to sort and blue, Sometime-someUina, you'll see them too. QUEER THIN08 IN GEORGIA. Following are some of the strange things •een or heard of by the editor during a visit Into the mountains : A man who has twelve living children, the oldest under 16 yean; \ a man let a horse bite an apple from his mouth and had his lips bitten off; a natural spring of water that carried the thermome- ter almoot to the freeaing point; a man in Gaddistown stuck a small briar in his wrist and died in throe days from its effect*, two children so exactly alike that even their parents had to mark them to tell them apart; a young lady in Qftddistown with hair near- ly six feet in length ; a Dahlonega young man who has increased brer one hundred pounds in weight in two years; a dog that barked himgelf to death ; a man who has often walked from Atlanta to Gaddistown, » distance of eighty-five miles, from sunup to sundown ; a coachwhip snake that meas- ured nine feet four inches in length; justice is administered in Davis district under the shade of a gigantic oak ; the mountaineers are very clever, but will neither feed or ihelter revenue officers; or their stock; an old man who thought that Grant was still President of the United States, and hod never heard of the assaWnation of Garfleld; the houses in Union dounty are generally built of poplar; a ma4 who has been wed- ded to three sisters.— Piedmont Record. GOLDBN-HAIRBD BRUNETTES. Since the ptrrrwiue blonde was immortaH* by lime. ' An got golden hair has nevet gone out of fashion, and where nature fail- sd to provide it art has stopped in, as n generally most conveniently does whenevei fashion requires it. Who has not seen tht \ golden hair dye\ advertised? And who has not, sinoe the appearanoe of the adver- tisement, noticed a considerable increase of straw-colored—that is to say, golden—hair? As yet it is smuggled on to the toilet-table as eye-lotion or fcraio, but it is to be feared that suoh precautions will soon become use- less before the revelations of the interviewer. Young man,\ says an American profes- sional hair-dyer, \' before you get married stroke your love's hair.\ Hair-dye makes '' brittle as glass.\ But there is no need for such a, test; the '' young man \ might arrive at the truth before he is on such intimate terms with a lady as the above suggestion implies. It is, better advioe to ark whether the color of the hair changes, id the blondo is now and then a brunette, for even if she ia most careful to rub the wash\ in with sponge, she is no* always Locessful, and the dark natural color may be noticed even by people not over-obMrr- *nt.— Pall Mall Budget. HAVANA CIGARS IN PARIS. There are only two shops in Paris when you oan buy a real Havana cigar. It is true you oan find them at the first-class rastao* ante, if you know how, but tbe garcons are themselves oompelled to get their imported cigars at one of the two shops referred to. These places are situated, one on ths Grand Hotel, the other down by the Bourse. Both are owned by the sam^ oompany, and it has the exclusive right to bring oigars from Ouba into Paris. Having a monopoly of the trade tbe oompany k of course indlfer- ent to the wnnte of the public. It k a sort of a \ you take this or you get none \ affair, >ry provoking, but unavoidable. If I oould get a decent cigar elsewhere I should neve* enter the shop of this monopoly. The em- ployees are lazy and insolent, and tinder ns circumstances will they wrap you up a paofc age or a ; box no matter what price you pay for it One day I asked tbe man in oharg* of the shop at the hotel why his clerks re- fused to inolose my oigars in a sorap of paper, and his answer was: \ If we wrap- pad up all the oigan we sold we should have no time left to sell them.\ That was a very impertinent remark on his part, and moreover it was absurdly nntrne. These imported rigors are rather expensive^ bat some of us hav« to buy them simply beams* the domestio kind are unsmokable. THE BAARINO OOT OF DAT!. Women are beginning to abolish tike ear- tin , as one of their personal adornments, aUiough it will take a long tin* to wholly banish this favorite bnt barbftumt on* ment The reosut axrthetto movement la dras, whioh introduced, among tts absordi. tiee, some truly «n#ibie Ideas, has mttofc ta do in eduoatfng woman to a better sUndnrd •f taste regarding personal adornment*. The most exclusively fashionable women do not now wear earrings in the day-time, rmd only thoM with jewels or ran stone* in ths evening. Finally tb*y may be discarded altogether, and the money spent for dia- monrts in this direction will be invested n brooches, pendants or bnwelata. Already* some of the famous actresses and leaders In fashion make a point of not. wearing ear- rings. They say a pretty ear is aisfl»«re4, by them, snd the more attention is attowted to homely ones with these attiuthad oroa. menta.. There are several wotaea in N.w- port, worth their millions, who- «wn superb diamonds, but not one sot in earrings, a» they consider them a disfiguring, bnrbuotu fashion. - ' Try our Nice Family Floor, evttty &•** el warranted, at $5.78 per barrel.

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