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-V ; -Vi - STATE G a z e t t e ; 1 Aff B,, Bjiiiip'p!y.;Bropnet( W L U M E L X X X I H . AN INDEPENDENT .TOTJENAL DEVOTED , f 0 EEpi LITEEATTJEE AND DOMESyiO INTELLIGENCE. JA.g ^ ,:,..- ~ ............................ E stabubhxd F bio b xo i 788.« L A » S l N G B g B 0 H ? % t A . A AAliCII M , 1881. NO. 14. , T lie'B a z e t t e i PutilisheA every SAf UROAYlKrilNING A. B. E tM O tT j. P M s r ie U r . Official Paper of the Village. » ■ aCBSOBIPMpjj- B ----- Oae Yeagfl^rMy&tice ____ _ r B m T i i s r < t ; , IK JU* ITS BBANC^S j^^epuied with. Neatness and pispatfih V‘\ ” *^2™ ° ® ' 'li; Speoial^^iBtB-^aa^tE y e a i Wvertii. lpsfg&as^fe;r»tsst: VltLMESXJRVEyOE O f Z/AKSIKOBtlBOH ANB G b BBN iBLAKI), Offloe in troy, Mw^JliU. Eatranoa M< L . F A N C H E R , ^ OPIKE, LIFE AND MAEINE INStm AnOB ASBIIT, Opposite the News Boom, Lansiagbnrgh. M r S i M E N R I E T t A A M E S , DEAI.EB nr Periodicals, Ifewspapers, stationery. Magazines, E t c . At theJAndngbuisli Boon. 614 State istreet> Lansinaburqh, N, Y, H y a t t a c o M s f o c i ^ ittoi^s & iM o r s at Lai 610 State St., Lansingburgh, N.Y. EPOENE HiTATr. A O. COMSTOCK. 8 . R i NC1TES, Wholesale and Betall Dealer ia L e h i g h , L a c k a w a n n a & CUMBERLAND COAL. Eye, Ear and Tougrue. :RSBS SIX HCKDBEB KEASS OJ». fiiard; iny child, tliy ton That it spook no wrong, Let .no evil word pass o’er it; Set the Watoh ot truth before VERSES SIX HCKDBEB KEASS 0I iuy child, thy tongue. That it speak no wrong That it do no Wrong, Guard; my child, thy ton^e. Guard, my child, thine eyes; Prying is not Wise; appear s not Wise Let them look on What is right; Ikom ail evil tiirn their sight; Pryiiig is not Wise, GuarB, iny ohUd, thine e ar; Wioked'Words Will sear.; ■ Let no evil Words dome in may cause the soul' to sin; ■Wicked words tylll sear. Guard; my chUd; tliinecar.; ,r, and eyo, and tongue. ,n unruly memhers be. Guard, while thou a rt young. Ear, and eye, and tongue. m Y i i E d a o . I had but one hero in my childhood, and that was a brother Whom I had never seei ■When I was born my mother died, and Douglas, then was sent to the Annapolis. He went into the navy a few years later as midshipman, and Was sent f e ll in the eyes of the Worldi commencement day was a mp- mentoUs: epoch in my life. All of iny college companions and lady Mends would be there. I had spok'en to them; all of iiiy' brother. Had described h is exdelleneeSj and his nobleness of oharaotDr. W ien I told them he was coming they all de^ siifd an introduction, “ I expect him,” I said to my most in­ timate friend, “ in the noon train. I suppose the president mid’faeiilty will .dmg him off to the platform as soon hearrives.” .Jlowjmppy and proud I Jenny^S ' eh e 'e liffe, were flushed'and her eyes'\ shone With a biilliant iighti but she was very quiet. The noon train came, how­ ever, and he was not there. The college hall was crowded in the afternoon, even the campus was dotted with gay groups to hear the addresses of thp graduating class. But still no Captain Douglas. , My hearii; beat high ;,with’’anxiety. I glanced along’the row of dignitaries. How they would slMnk into insignifi­ cance, before my broffi®’s splendid fig- in h is uniform. He%as every inch When I found Jen^jr persisted in re-: inainmg with him, tnUased to wiite to her. The work she liegan that day, she never gave up. She4||^m a k o for him, the t o t made it cheerful and ^fcpy. She dealt with hds ' i ^ % as ,a'disease; fo b t h e f a b u a n d bom b . jminon Bcnso. ^ She did cure him. 3i[|^liVed fbr many yeai-s, and d ied in hejea^iis at last. She had, it is tnte, gobd ‘^pateEial to wc kysgo ailm« g Dadoes shipped b; , lad of seventeen, nd-ral ' academy at lapolis. H e went into the navy a few on a four years’cruise, ^ Jenny, my sister, aud I received box< from him from China, Australia, ludiaf with strange, costly toys, and Joking, affectionate lettem, which we prized more than the ^ t s . We talked incessantly at school of “ my brother, the captain,” and believed that the adventures of Sinbad were tame beside those which we imagined for him. He was, in short, the one heroic and biilliant, though TinSeen figure in our commonplace lives, upon which we hung all the romance and fancy which came to us from other sources. My father died when I was a boy of; ten. Captain Douglas came home in :di or Oan.ll a t Lowest time to see him before he died. I re- tnte, good ‘niateEial to work upon. But there is alfiiost always good material in the drunkard. His is a physical as well .aA inoiul disease, and should be coinbated by physical as weili as mom! means.' ’ ■When I attained manhood recognized the ineaime|S and ortielty of isition toward tn^em. I wont to fiber and humbiy^egged his par- re me^,;^Ut I have never remembrance of Farui nnil Gar. The bulbs of the tU l _____ _ , _ but once. They reauire a sandy soil, -known;,, ]ffaiio,ialStoelc Journal says bran shoald be fed to stock mixed With hay. a first-rate, even who does make a practice of yearly culling. TO a certam extent tillage inaybe a substitute for manure, b u t the inan is not wise who endeavors to substitute SI story is to ; manure for tillage, i- ^ a y sometimes ' i t .gaid that geese w ill thriye better *Me;Stsd.p^tiotieal and their flesh be more delicately flav­ ored, if fed upon raw potatoes, than upon any other substance. Pacts aud oxpeidmenis go to prove light down, excellent for q-uiltihg cover I lets and other puipoSesi i “ v Bpiiit of Bemovo mildew from linen by wet ing the spot, rubbing on chalk, and ex­ posing it to the air. Diluted harts­ horn will take out mildew from ; woolen stuffs. A weak solution of* chlo­ ride of iiine can beapplied to almost any fabric, but must be used With care, es- pedially on some colors, Linen garments Which have become yellow from time, may be Whitened by ' being bathed in a lather made of inilk Butter in proportion to the yield of milk my broth-_ , -------- don, He forgave me^^ut I forgiven myself. The reme this <ne that a cow high iU flesh will yield more tlian one in low flesh. Thyrne will’ grow anywhere, but it prefers a dry, poor soil; if the ground i s , rich the plant will become too luxuri­ ant and lose its aroniatio qualities. A garden should not be sbaded by rge trees, for there are few vegetables lowera which,floxursh under shade aiid forgiven mysel o chance whidh l lost to show myself a inaa humbles me with regret Consuniption. GousUmption, says fi-medical journal, generally begins wi% a slight, dry cough in the morning, then, on going , to bed, getting more a id more frequent, ke. with more and mOi^'phlegm, inoreas- ' ing dehiUty, thinness of flesh, sliortness R> H A R R I S O N , CEDSIIST andDRUOGIST, PliysicimiS’PreseriptioM carelully prepircd. A Sow arid geneial aasortment ol fu i* Drugs and Ulieniigaia. __________ Watches and Jewelry. ‘A new and beautifui assortment of Watchca «nd Jewelry just ff ceived. Also a lull line ol Table Ciiilery, Tea Sets,Castors,Cake Baskets, Knives and Forks, etc., etc.. A t T h o m a s G o l d s m i t h 's , Troy House Dailding, a tew doors beloi member being led •with Jenny to father’s ■ bedside. Where a tall, bearded man stood; who p u t his arms aiwut tis, t ^ d with a broken voice, B«id: I was well known to the most of the a u ­ dience, as 1 had been a long time in the _____________________ _______ college: The applause, as I began and and morfification.--i’k<S’s Gontpanlon. ended. Was vehement, but I scarcely ---- ^ ------- heard it. A train had 'arrived just be­ fore I had mounted the rostrum. Surely ,he Was in i t ! Surely he would claim me now before them a l l ! I stepped down when I had finished, and took my place in the class to re­ ceive my diploma. It was given. There was a short prayer, and all Was over. Canying the roll of pai'ohment in my hand proudly as if it had been a marshal’s baton, I Went out, with Jenny clinging to my arm, to the campus, crowded with my ! Mends. Leaning agaiUst the fence was a bloat, ed, blear-eyed man, whSse worn clothes showed that he had walked a long Way, Two of the professors Were talking to­ gether behind the pillar by Which I “ Yes, that is he,” said one. ! drip, and the strong roots of trees usiup -all the soil. Morpheus, drowsy god,c como soon. tlie-drowsy g And sink my'lieing into no-man’s-laiid; ? Breathe over me the balmy breath of June, And let my dreams by faity hands be planned. Ear, far-from me the world’s vague phantoms boiling process the linen should be twice rinsed, a little blue being added to' the last water used. iteolpes. JuniBNirE S oot .—To make this soup cut carrot, potato, turnip and celery too into peat b its or pretty shapes and fry them thoroughly in butter, partly b oil-, ing them flint if old and toUgh. Add them to some clear soup just before serving. S pioed B e e r —F or ten or twelve pounds of beef take one tablespoonful ■ doe/ six cloves, a piece of I seem to drift in an ethereal, boat, Which lightly swims between the-earth' and sky, And as thi'ough ether aimlessly I-float, ‘ 1 reign .o?er all, am most triumphant king. For all the ,peace this world oanKhowis ininol My joy is full; I -want not anything, And aUainund mo perfect glories shine. . This rostless world can show no joy more deep Than that which eomeS to bless the jiiat inan’# A fiery steed-rrTho horse radish. Hang the thermometer. 'What ds® . -\I ■:l i , ‘8 1 . is it good for ? The only kind of cake children don’t cry after—A cake of soap, ' ^ A household with a baby is founded^ upon a rock.—Jfeo Havmi Register. The thermometer is one; of the feW things that can fall^Withont hurting The man bound to be hanged is trav^ eling o u t of the World a t a breakrueck pace.— Picayune. ilspice, six cloves, a piece of mace, id in a mortar; add a large spoonful brown sugar; rub well into the beef; sweet 1 then rab with sab I '1 ■ ieep feed new, and weeds are destroyed, and m b daily for ten days; thei grasses flotirish and weeds are destroyed. If farmers fully appreciate how great a benefit sheep a|e to land they would , jcni i more of them. I thick altpeter ir ten da salt; turn en boil for ■Wherever issesflourishi ___ _________ „ how great a six houi’s. they would F loamno IsuANn.—Sweeten a ifint of ' thick cream with white sugar, grate in Be careful to remove your sick ani- j IBo peel of one lemon; whip it to a als from the healthy ones. Every poru-a p int of thick cream into a r of stock should have a box or 1 china dish, lay sponge cake in thin r it lightly, then An inquiring Mend asks: “ ■Whi you fall upon the sidewalk, where : best place to strike ?” There isn’t-any. r z •-■1 of breath and quickening pulse, In fatal cases its averqge oourse i s about two years; hence the Mportance of a r ­ resting the disease a t a t early a stage as possible, and the sooner'rational means for»this purpose the greater the chances dji iticcess, The disease iaowdfig to an M itation in the: thior “ Gkme, o years; h fiing the d ssible, and 3 employed eater the chances of iuci eommenoing in the: tMoal and extend­ ing to the lungs, Bd # a t their action is interfered With, and tlie blood does n ot receive sufficient-hi^|;en to. purify it. The first thing to b fijli^e is to ramove d h s tm c tio a y h r'^^ ■ ’ shed apart from the regular stable iu 1 over it lightly, then a layer of Which to keep them. 'some kind of jelly, then, potu- the horses. Twelve quaits of good heavy i sweetmeats, oats -and twelve pounds of hay is a good j M ook D uck .— Take a pound of beef- daily ration for a working horse. «teak; salt and pepper; prepare a thess- A sandy soil is best for rye. It is so j as for turkey; lay in the steak; sew hardythatit wilithrive-in a oUmate or lay two or thi-ee slices of fat pork exposed place Where wheat will fail. It upon it and roast; baste often and you is less liable to the attacks of insects | cannot tell it Mom duck. than wheat, and deserves to be a more f j-'- - ------ general crop than i t is. Bemarkable InSti-ninents of Death. The prevalent idea that shallow plow- An Eastera paper annoUncea that^Jay Gould has purchased three dozen of eggs. There he goes again.-^Jfifwaw- kee Sun. A liveryman thinks the great Want o l . the day is young men ■with three arms. He vaguely says it would lessen the nuniher of driving accidents, Teacher—“ Has fire any gender?’ .” l^achet-- What makes yon think so?” Pupil— “ Because 1 heard matoma tell papa not to hug the fire.” Alive With a Broken Neek. The Detroit Free Press, of a recent issue, says: Headers mayr< remember the fficient for grass seed is an er- , Enlike com, t 6 roots of Dr. J. H. McLean, a patent-medicine mamifactiu’er of St. Louis, who has ex­ pended about $200,000 for mddels of: ipj^lements of warwiais^b«V|taiiM aie' s may , ____ _ publication recently of an account of the breaking of the neek of Mr. James Qoupell, a Canadian, a t Eamsey Station, Clearfield county, which gave a descrip­ tion of the manner in Which Dr. Ed­ wards had suspended his patient, in the do^pato effort to save his life, whiOh was 'mpre or less f^|Mi to 1 soon as the funeral was over. ^ext ^ ' ( the : Week Jenny and I were removed to t! ; town of Clinton, where we ■' at different boarding-schools. For nine years this invisil was our guardian angel. Nothing that m e r a ^ c e n l h i s p a y . “ But they never saW him. What in- u a m G S H . A d a m s , DRUGGIST 6 3 5 & 631 ST A T E ST R E E T , PhsBiciaUawUlflud the stock ot OUomioal aud Paivcraaao iHoalCotnpoiiuds complete, am fr ,m the most impiovid English, French and Amori-m rainufaoturers. All ihe Prescrip- tioos Comp .n i did since Dr. Harrisoa estab? veers ego. can ' taflN E S AMD L IQ U O R S , Paints, Oils & all Staple Drugs. B. B. STILES, Ittoroey & Counselor at Law Cor.Riohjrd and State Sti.. (Noyes Budding, up etaira,) LANSINGBURGH, - . is this invisible brother ig t; money coUld supply was wanting to His letters, always full of a sailor’s rol- icking fun, were also tender as a wo­ man’s. There was a strange sensitiveness, too, in his affection that might have be­ longed to a mother. ■Whatever schools we were in,he always insisted that we should be free to pass one day in th? week together; and on that day we usually compared his letters or messages, and brought him before each other in yet more hd-oic colors. There was a certain m y s te^ about him, too, which added to our romantic affection. ^Why did he never come to see u s? Surely in nine years h e could have had a furlough. duced 3 sacrifice himself in that d stunned anddUnib-r-I—I !—It r brother, my hero, that Ooujrey’s LaU.iBSEbnrek, T r « r Hotel, wdl receive due atmntion, end returns Pren^o’i end K. A: Burrow*, ititei, Troy, ■ OBOBOB M. D0U6BBY. L C W M . O ’C O N N O B , hxAUB » Au m a t or HUTS, FOUTBI V B G B T A S I i E S TsTo. 6 Q 6 H t a t e S t r e e f . . We.hegged him in our letters to come, or at least to send us his photograph; but instead came only playful “All very handsome men are modest,” I said to JenUy, with the authority of a college senior, “ and my recollection of fiber Douglas is that of a man o f superb presence and the highest type of manly beauty.” At last the day came when I was to Uduate, and Jenny to leave h e r school the same town. I t was impossible for Douglas longer to remain wholly sepa­ rated from us. We both wrote to him. “ Surely,” I said, “ you will no longer refuse to come to us. You have been, father, brother—-all to us. Let me show you to my Mends.” I tried to tell him how noble he seemed to me; ho'W I made him the model of_my own life. “ Come to us,” I urged. “ Hslp me to be a man like yoUrself.” Jenny inclosed a note, which I read I had half a mind not to send, so simple and girlish d id it seem to me. “ Dear brother,” she said, “ we have a right to b e with you: Opd has given us to each other, ■you are alone; and I feel that yon need the love we have for you. Lei us, a t least, make a homo for you have done everything if Douglass cpuld need poor little Fenny and m e ! I thought of the wisest nd best men, the most beautifid wom< n the country ; as only a court like a prince. answer Mtue almost immediately, GEORGE H. LEMPE, 611 State St., B o o t s , C o l t e r s Prioss to Sujt the TiineiJ ___ LANailiQiliR 8 Ne\‘ you; you have done everything for us.” ass cpuld need p ! I thoug ht o f t td women in which 3 moved like a pt The answer ctfine ___ Douglas could not he very distant, was, oddly eHoligh, afldressed to Jenny. He spoke to h e r as if she -were a woman. “ You are right, little Bister,” so the letter ran, “I need more than you know home and the love'which you say you have given me. I had fully resolved* never to show myself to you; but your words have moved me strangely. I t is 03 if God spoke to me through theih. I will come tq you tb-morrow.” I wHd.witl than They were all he had. The only drops of his blood in the world ran in their veins. The poor wretch has never had anybody to care for him, and per­ haps he thought these children might have some real affection for him, ruined as ho is by his appetite for drink, 1 stood stunned and d was—it was my they m eant! At that moment the man oame-for­ ward, trembling. He had nj that day, and was unsteady froi ment and the want of Kqttor. “ Robert!” He held out his hands appealingly, u your brother Douglas I” I made no answer. I glanced around in deadly teiTor lest line one should hear him, They had all heard. Then I looked him full in the eyes. “ This man is m ad!” I said, deliber­ ately. “ You are nothing tom e—noth­ ing ! I can own no relat such as y o u !” He staggered ^hack as if he had been “ Great God!” he muttered. “ I did not expect this! Butr—I —have—de- seived it 1” There was a sudden rush and a sobbing y, and Jenny had both her arms itionship with loth her arms around his neck, “ Douglas! Brother Douglas!” she cried. “ I have you a t last!” Then she drew back, with one aim about him, and tuiuing to a pai ty of her friends who stood near, said. with a calm dignity: “ This is brothelr brothe Douglas. I owe 3veiy thing I am . and have in the ■world to him. And I have never seen Lin; be­ fore. You will excuse me if I go with him now.” She clung to his arm and led him “ L e t me go !” he said, struggling to '• withdraw from her. “ Let me go hi and die in the gutter: It’s the only place for m e !’’ “ I will never let you go !” cried Jen­ ny, passionately. “ Look at those people, how they stare at yoU, walking with the dninken beggar!” “ These people,” said Jenny, steadily, keeping her hold of him, “ know but your one fault. I knOw you for the no­ ble, generous, brave man you are, broth- Let Usgo away from hSre. H o v e you. We will make a home for each other.” She. led him, wet* as. a child, to his hotel, And in spite of my rempu- strances, she left town with him next day. I could not overcome the feeling of disappointoent and of outraged pride. It Was wpraefihan foolish—it iras wicked. Nevertheless, I left them, secured a posi­ tion as clerk, and worl tion as clerk, and worked iny own way.; Embroidery Ufid hemstitching i 1 acted, in ehort, like an xmgratefril higfio»t ttytaS H cowkxdi ” .appliedfie in doses of two tSkejstwafnls every two! hours until the cough is relieved. Tjie chest just below the neck should be rubbed with tartar-emetic ointment' every morning over a space as large as the hand, until a thick crop of sores is brought out; then rub the ointiUent be­ tween the sores to bring out a new crop, Meantime the patient should take reg­ ular and vigorous exercise jn the open ah-. There is .nothing that equals horseback riding as a remedy for this disease. If a consumptive were to “ live in the saddle” and .sleep out of doors, taking care to keep the feet dry and rm, and to live npoii good, nourishini id, in short to “ rohgh it,” h e wonli if the disease had made considerable recover his health in afew months, even is. The trouble is that i t requires a strong will to ci course, in spite of- the languor debility Which disposas an invalid to et despondency., 'The moat marked 5 so severe a languor and quiet c sign of lung disease is emaciation, and the most positive indication of return­ ing health is increase in weight. Biej:cle Clnhs: The bicycle clubs in America, which are reported and recognized as amateur wheel clubs, are now 100 in number. They have an aggregate membership of about 2;000, and they include probably near one-third of the active wheelmen, owning wheels, on this.side the Atlantic. Forty^eight of them, or a little less than half, have joined the League of Ameri- can ’Wheeltoah with their whole active lists. These clubs exist iU tWenty-eight of the TTnited State% the District of Coiiimbia and Canada, They are com­ posed almost ■wholly of men, and of gen­ tlemen in the good American sense of • that word. Tlie average age of members ■would prphahly ho not far from thirty years. Every professioii and business and trade is represented in their ranks. They are less than a majoxity in num­ bers, hut more than a majority in in- ffnence, amohg thosq upon whom the cause of h iey c ^ ^ ln this country rests: This is for wini^jellection, Three yems Ugb there was not a bicycle club in America, Two years ago there were five. . . One year ago there ere thirty-five, and to-dfiy there are ie hfindred. The memhership of the der clubs has inv f te meantime con­ siderably increased, their achievements have grown better; and their life a nd ac­ tivity Stronger. They have hot proved transient ^otips;r'tKey are permanent organisms. Thoto waa no cras?e about their inception; aM thore is no prMari- ousness about their extetehce. They, like the noble wffert, have come fo re­ main, and to increase and multiply Let them he' kept' warm during the winter, and they will leap to new Ufe in the spring.—jS i q ^ ’lForia. Embroidery afiff hemstitching h i the A,ifew sheep could be kepi upon every dairy farm •with profit, ahd Would he a quarters they Would eat much the cow- refused, and so would be of veiy small extra cosj; Professor Riley says that kerosene or oil of any kind is sm’e death to insects in all stages, and the only substance with which we may hope to destroy the egg. Oil will mix with ft-esh milk or sottr, and thus may be diluted to any doshed extent. ■When c6ws wafit to chew bones, says an exchange, it is well to give them some pubMe fixWbMonof his inventions at s c r i ^ the navy-yard in Washington. About ui’rday sitting in bed, Mth the bucket. ’ I two bundled persons were proseht, in- f„u of heavy Weights Stretching his Chinese minister and suite, „nek and holding the broken bone to its lemeal. It will h e paifily di- incurred and no hfum xrilhhe done, and some good may result. animals is said to tion o f fat in the h< der and too much drinking are therefore o bo avoidef e partly d gested; what is not digested 'will b e n ered Avith the manure; no loss will be Excessive didnlsing of water by increase the consump- )ody. Too watery drinking are then id, especially in fattening, if we Msh to attain the most rapid and ahuudant formation of fle.sh and fat. Com alone is not good for fowls. They need a variety of food for perfect healthfrilness, and the food should not bo given in excess. Too much com makes :es3 of fat aud disorders the liver, ilded bran with some potatoes once a day -will be usa'^'l, and com may be given also once a day in small quantities, one quart for twenty fowls. Flowers of sulphur well dusted into the h air are an effectual remedy for lice an cows. But if your stable and yard; ore full of these vermin the cows Will soon become infected again. Cleanliness is a preventive of lice, and you should commence a t the foundation and clean up the yard and stables, then dust the animals with sulphur and wood ashes mixed, and repeat the application until no more lice are found. A eon’espondent of the New York IFwM says he has found stable manure, gi’ound bone, ashes and guano all very 3d fertilizeisfor onions. The best plan :o plow the stable mamu'e in. The mnd should bo plowed deep either in i fall o r early spring; fajl plowing is ler^ily preferred. Bone or ashes can haiTowed in after the ground is plow­ ed He always rakes guano in after the harrowing is done. Guano does first-rate with other manures, it gives the young plants an early start. nousehold UintS. Coal oil will take out ink stains; eveg ^after they have hSen washed with Pour on the oil, and rub the spot in the hands; if it does not remove i t by the first applicatibn, try more; the second application will remoi^e it entirely. To utilize the feathers of ducks, chick­ ens and turkeys, generaUy thrown aside as refuse, trim the plume \from the stump, inclose them in a tight bag; rub the wiiole as if washing olothei, and yott fU l t ( M w a > p ^ tr t ly tBOfowa aad sons were proseht, in­ cluding the Chinese minister and suite. General Benet, cHef of ordnance; Com­ mander McComiick, of the bureau of navy ordnance, and many army and navy officers, there were fourteen im­ plements on exhibition, h ut only four of them were tried, and of worked perfectly. The “ General Sher­ m an,” a small, hreeeh-loailing steel cannon, which was expected to fire twenty-six shots per minutes, fii-ed hventy shots in a minute and a half. The “ Vi-xen,” built of bronze, fiipd a one-inch ball once in seven seconds. The “Annihilptor,” which was intendedto fire two charges in a second, fired one in little less tlian two seconds. The “Lady McLean,” which has thii-ty-six boiTels with an estimated capacity of nearly 13,000 shots per minute, with a range of tlu-ee miles, was worked to the speed of seventy-two shots per second. The other guns w ere not in order for trial. Among other inventions that Dr. McLean ex­ hibited is a magnetic toi-pcdo propelled by clockwork and guided to iron ships to be destroyed by a loadstone. The guns were pronounced fairly successful by the officers, but the claim that they would bring on a millenniiun was by no leans odraitted. All Indian Reparto [ndians serving unde ish during the American war of inde­ pendence ■were invited to a conference with the general commandingund after­ ward asked to partake of refreshments. Among many other, to them, curioUE the bottles drew the attention of the chief, Mew-hu-slie-kaw ('White Cloud), to it. Anxious to enjoy the luxury he took a lai’ge spoonful of the contents and swallowed it—with what effect may easily be imagined. Though suffering, Ih chief BtiU kept Up that appearance of stoical indifference so necessary to the braves of his nation; though w’ith allhis: resolution he equld not prevent tears, coining into liis eyes: Noticing these; the gi’eat leader, Se-mon-ty-yah (BUster Feet), spoke, saying: “ 'What causes my, brother to shed tears?\ “ Alas!” plied 'White Cloud, “ it is this compound! that has made me think of the grave of my father:” Blister Feet, thinking to test the powers of the mustard himself then took a larger spoonful, swallowed it, and he in turn shed tears. “ Wli does the gi'eat chief weep?” asked Whi andnd Blisterlister F eetet answered,nswered, and Cloud, a B F e a said: “ Oh, brother, my grief is that thou art not with thy father in his grave!” ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ liog in Ohio whioh is 'This must be am Puck, There is a bottle of :y that is 1\* lust be iraoienfi years old. spirits iu old. This mus< fuU of hef neck and holding the broken bone to its place, fearing to draw a full breath nigh or day; never getting one wink of Sleep until I riday night, w’hen w e a ^ nature gave way aud he sank into a comafose .state. On Satiu’day the doctor ventnre'd ' to relieve the poor fellow from his ago- ' niziug position, and in place of the *\Tcket A_-I --- with its hei the bone in place, weights to keep substituted splint ::4 J muslin strips Dr. Edwards adopted ad­ hesive plaster, and that in profusion, lit­ erally gluing the splinters to the mail’s ' neck, and holding the broken hones to­ gether. Mr. Qoupell has entirely recovered from the fright he was thrown into when he w’as lifst infom ed of the miraculous escape ho had made from instant death ■ ■”id the imminent peril he felthim selt in as long as the bucket was attached to his neck, which, a jocifiar friend re- lai-kcd; “ he might at any moment ink:” Ml kick;” and he mo'ved his head bock- m’d a little, with gi’eat care, to show that i t was done with some little mis­ givings, as if there was danger in the nod, but he did not ventiu'e to tmii it sideways. . ' He is a young man of remarkable . ihysique, iu good health, strictly adV, leres to thp doctor’s Ordera, is deM- mined to get well if it takes all suMher and bears with great patience the heceSv' sary restrictions placed upon him. He mong many other, to them, curious i«»v™ lings Upon the table was a cx-uet stand, around the room, although id the coior of the mustard in one of ^® ^®’’‘® turn his head yet. ■What the 'Yalley of the Bed River of the North, with its inaiTelous wheat; fields, is to Dakota, that of the B ig Blue river is to Nebraska. Taking its rise near the Platte, west of S alt C reek^^tb numerous tributaries reaching off inth portions of the Stat^' M of Polk, CIay;Fi] . . . „ isive of those along the largest branch, the Little Blue. To. all these sections it affords abundant water for a the most fertile portions of the State, the SB in its arms the coUntiCiS ■ great number of mills now in Operation, and has mill and faot« m ow in opoittuou, itoi’y sites enough tato with all sorts of valley contains pUe- ion of the Stato, left to supply the .£ manufactures. Ibis vi fifth the entii’e populatior Senator David Davis, says a corre. spondent who has knmvn hiin for h*arly 'lirty years, can safely he Said to he the tost extensive laud owner in Gpntral Illinois, and his total wealth, at a fsSr [mate, His taxe . be placed at $2j(MX)|00O, amount to about 827,000 yearly: - ■ ' ■' The hair of a St. Louis merchant;, who , took q vow not to cut it xmtil het h ^ M* oumliiated $5,000, eheedy h»h|i'vhillo#r hii eo»t eoUw - ■■'■I J

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