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Ccux County Journal.
A rm win
Qgsnoa,Dse, 2ft. A dispatch from
PWiMllillll BL, fre fit't took
IWttChrktm" tree celebretian in
rs2OMkpneinet, Monday night, in
Burrougns, a proniuvuv
dangerously stabbed end
1 other persons received suita sen-
0m injuries. The fight row rrom
mhtoaW In dMributing the presents,
mUtk kd been labeled, taken to the
I hnn on tbe wee. Bomeoi
bad dropped off and were re-
Mlftfltd haphazard. When thediatrtbu-
ommmwI one 01 me laruw
I that a present awarded 10 an
rehildwaa bought bynimssuior
Us boy and grabbed it away from the
child. Some of the young men present
had been indulging and picked quarre
with tba farmer and a fight eniued.
IMnni T ftwrn.
Mamhaujiowii, Ll, Dec 27. -The
Time-Republica n Toledo epecial says
the building of the Western college
waned yesterday morning. Onlv a part
,1 tba library and the content of the
treasury were eared. This ww one of
tho AnMt oolleees in the etste. Loss,
USOJXXy. insurance, 12200. It is not
known bow the fire originated. The
sttiasa of Toledo are holding a meeting
to arrange for the immediate erectkjn of
a new building. The winter term will
go on m usual.
Los Ahuklbs. Cal., Dec. 27.-Th
basrry rain ot the last few days sbll
eontinuea. All trains from the north,
east and south are now cut off, ana the
damage to tracks is very great " Santa
I officials estimate thejr loss at 1200,
000, and the loss on the Southern Paci
fic lines will reach V3i-fXO. The coun
try from here to the ocean is flooded and
manr miles of track is under water
Grant daman was done to street cable
lines and bridges in this city. Several
bridges are gone entirely. Many houses
ia the low lands are flooded and families
driven out. It ia reported that the house
of James Ryan on the river bank was
washed away and the whole family are
. The levee broke in several
Fully twenty-five inches of rain
have fallen here this season.
. A tossed Cooiorosw.
Wobcm, Mask, Dec. 27. A second
oonference between representativea of
the leather manufacturers' association
the Kaighta ot Labor was held yes
, ' The ssanufacturers rejected all
--V wCingtoaiga n agreement to
, pay their own price list for two years
and not discriminate against Knights of
Labor in hiring their help. A meeting
ot the workmen was held last night,
whan a vote was taken by ballot as to
whether or not the manufacturers' prop
osition should be accepted, resulting in
its rejection by U19 to 117. This action
iadioates a prolonged and stubborn
Varna, Tsat, Dec 26. At McKeoeie
lake, about fifty miles from here, a man
was killed Saturday while resisting ar
ass woo is thought to be Rube Barrows,
iei flstustad bandit Burrows was be-
. ttwad to be in this locality and the sher
Hot Kimball county was out with sev
eral eVfxtomWkiiig for him. Saturday
tLayaaaaa Upon a man who answered
tLwiaMripttoa of the fugitive from jua-
lioa sad ealled upon him to aurrender,
T" eJucait fight and the officers fired in
CaiaMB Cttt, Deo. 85. An unique case
ia the probate court of
aoaatv today. At the com
of the war Joseph Hickham,
bmp a wealthy and influential farmer in
tie eooaty, bought a Degrees slave and
teak her to his farm as a sawing maid.
that time she has never been al
lego beyond the bouadsof the
in bar petition aha alleges that
ate1 has been permitted to. hold ooo
varaa with none of hef raoe and none of
tl faaaily were ever parjaitted-to tell
her the raasltsof fbawsk Wjfan her
U aaatteT died three weafoWaheran
'hh to Eeonville and wUle there
' bataaJbaithe aUvw had
- txitotopaghtsait toreeovsr the sum
ti CJT (wages at tS per month for
trrCf yeara) from Eiokham'aes
'"Jt Sl mmtt dasidad tor ttwaiaiai.
fr ! ' " jaadanowad one-half of the
' I )t3ai.
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fl V . ' r, mm of Lewis
Naw Yobk, Dec 27. The Engineer
ing A'ews will aay in its coming edition:
Five thousand miles of railroad have
been constructed in the Lnitod btats
during the past year. This is tne smau
ast construction recorded in any year
since 1885. The construction in the in
tervening yeara haa been, 1886, 8,471
miles; 1887, 12,668 miles; 1888, 7,284
miles. The bulk ot this year's con
struction baa been done in the south.
Obliged to CIcm her lairtituUoa.
Bismabch. N. D-, Dec 27. -Governor
Mellette eaya South uaKoia win ue
obliged to close up some ol her lnstitu-
tJona. The receipts of the'state. wi u ran
. i .. , l, t tliAra i 1
ao rar anon oi w o
annarentlT no other alternative.
North Dakota Governor Miller, in his
message to the legialature, estimated the
deficiency tor the first Jyear at nearly
136.000 and called attention to the "im
narative need and importance oi tne
strictest economy in all departments of
the new atate." Subsequent develop
ments show the governor understands
tk deficiency and that the outlook is
little better than bankruptcy if his ad
vice is not followed.
A IMmperste Plot.
Zasesville, O., Dec. iS.-This fore
noon one of the prisoners in the jail here
disclosed a plot of ten other prisoners to
murdlr the jailer and escape with out-
aideassistance. Coulter, the ureeaen
musflerer, had sawed through a bolt of
J II J - nAr n'imA.1 RmlkFT.
f 3011 uuur hi a vi www. .
in wan to release the others. After the
very Quiirby, who was implicated
the plot, assaulted and badly injured
a prisoner named Morris, who they
itclaim disclosed the plot to the officers.
Dtacoverr of Kstnrsl Gu In Sonih lmkota
Siocx Falls, S. DM Dec. 28. Natural
gaa has been found at Gedfield, in Spink
county. The find is the strongest yet
struck in the atate and the quality is of
the beat. The discovery was made while
difffrinir for water. The pressure is so
great that it carries aand and gravel six
ty feet into the air. This is the fourth
discovery of the kind made in South
Dakota within sixty days.
A ratal Collision oa tlM Columbia Klver
Portland. Obe Dec. 28. At 1:30
o'clock yesterday morning the Lnion
Pacifto steamer Oregon ran into and
unk the British ship Clan McKenzie at
Coffiin rock, on the Columbia river.
Charles Austin and Matthew Keid, two
colored sailors, were instantly killed.
They were asleep in the 'orecastle of the
Clan McKenzie and when the bow of the
Oregon struck her, the sharp plate of
iron ran into the bunks in vhich the
aailors wera lying, cutting the two men
in halves. They were struck at tbe
waist sad the ajfpsr part of Whboiiy
tell into tbe river and sank. Charles
Fish, a coal passer ot the Oregon, was
injured, but not fatally. The Oregon
was on her way to San Francisco with a
toll cargo and full passenger list, and
the Clan McKenzie was at anchor on
one aide of the channel. The captain
ot the ship claims that his lights were
all properly displayed, and that the
vessel was moored parallel with the
channel at the time of the collision. The
Oregon was running under slow bell and
ran her bow on the port side into
the starboard bow of the Clan Mc
Kenzie, a distance of thirty feet, tearing
off the Oregon's bow completely and
ripping up decks and railing for about
forty feet from the stern. Immediately
after the collision the ship began to
settle and soon aunk in four fathoms of
water. All the crew were safely trans
ferred to the Oregon and brought back
to the city. The Clan MeKenzie ia a fine
iron vessel. She came from Rio Janeiro
in ballast. It is thought the vessel may
be raised. She is valued at 30,000 and
is fully insured. Tbe loss to the Oregon
will be 110,000
Won Thaa Whits Cap.
Bom, Moirr, Dec. 28. -W. A. Clarke
one of the wealthiest men in the city, a
few days ago received a letter signed by
"Nineteen Desperate and Determined
Men," demanding that he have ready for
them on the 24th of December $400,000,
and adding that the failure to do so
would result in death. Tuesday after
noon George Stackpole, a niftetoen-year
old tough, called for the package and
was locked up. He says he was paid by
an unknown man to carry the note, but
it is believed he is implicated in the
ashemo if not the originator.
A Blot Is Thraatoaod.
Acstik, Tax, Dsn. 28. The governor
hat information that a not is threatened
In Tyler eounty, and he has ordered tbe
militia there to aid the sheriff in keeping
thopsaoa " '
At a conference of the governor and
tbe attorney general this morning it was
agreed that the Utter ahaM attend the
habeas- norr, trial ot the Fort Bend
otissDS arrested tor murder several days
ago by the United States marshal. They
are of the opinion that the" arrests are
witboat warrant ot law.
ftiiaawnn, Da. While returning
beat C2se3Bnv daaos jmaoa
-?1Z??sZL!Gm&A and her
J I :.,ui.7cr tauanui scmvw wui
A camiisi Hy.
McFall, Mo., Dec. 28. A difficulty
occurred Christmas day between Kolus
Harroldand Bennett Falba, living near
here, but ended only ia harsh words.
Yesterday morning, however, Barrold
and his two eons, John and Press, met
Fallis near tbe bouse at tbe letter,
when the quarrel was renewed. Harrold
claims Fallis struck John, knocking
him down, when Press interfered and
struck Fallis on the head with the aharp
edge of an axe, splitting his bead open
and killing him inatantly. Press Har
rold surrendered to tbe authoritiea.
Will go Into Unldatlon.
Pittsbl'bg, Dec 27. The Pittsburg
Southern Coal company, a syndicate of
the large river coal operators ot this city
which was formed three years ago with
a capital stock of $1,000,000, will go into
liquidation at once and the thirteen
firms comprising the oompany will
hereafter do business on their own ac
count, TLe trouble is principally due
to tbe fact that some members of the
company acted in bad faith in selling
opposition to the company.
Kl gilt trwai lajara S.
Philadelphia, Dec 30. Eight per
sons were injured and shaken up by the
derailing of a car on the Philadelphia A
Reading railroad at Eighteenth street
and Pennsylvania avenue last night
The train was going very slow out Penn
sylvania avenue when the rear axle of
the last car broke, which threw it over
on its side. Th car wasdragged a abort
distance before the train was stopped
The injured are Mary A. Brighton, Read
ing, Pa., Mrs. Bohmer and child, Leba
non; Laura Swan, Bridgeport; Alice
Richmond, Ella Davis and Kate Davis,
Philadelphia. The injured were removed
to a hospital, and had their injuries
dressed, after which tbey left for their
homes. Had the train been moving at a
rapid speed there would undoubtedly
have been a great loas of life.
The Bold Bad Man.
Chicago, Dec. 30. At 11 o'clock yes
terday morning a startlingly bold bur
glary was committed in a private house
in the central portion ot the city. At
that hour Mrs. J. W. Miller, who oocu
pies the second flat at 33 Sixteenth street
stepped out, leaving a young servant girl
in charge of tbe flat The girl answered
a ring of the door belL Opening the
door a man placed bis foot so that the
door could not be closed. He then drew
a dagger and ordered the girl to stand
aside. Stepping inside he turned and
bolted the door. Then holding the
blade of the dagger clona'to her breast
he ordered her "to sit down in a chair
'itLere he tied and gagged her securely.
The thief then started to plunder the
establishment, breaking open drawers
and trunks and ! escurjM 1 oaah and
about $100 worth of jewelry. He was
finally frightened away by a knock at
the door, making his escape by the rear
staircase. Mrs. Sbibley, the occupant of
the upper flat, gained an entrance and
cut the gag off tbe servant's bead. The
girl was almost suffocated and suffered
severely from nervous prostration.
Dom Pedro' OHM.
Lisbox, Dec. 30. Upon arriving at
the bedside of the ex-empress, just afte
life had paaaed away Dom Pedro knelt
and kissed the forehead of the dead. He
remained motionless and without speak
ing for a long time. When he had some
what recovered himself be aaid to a
friend that he had experienced the bit
terest trial that God could inflict. The
faithful and affectionate companionship
of his wife had sustained him for forty
six years. "God's will be' done," he
added. Then noticing the eyes of the
dead still open he broke down and wept,
exclaiming: "Is it possible that these
dear, kind eyes will never again
brighten on seeing me." He closed and
reverently kissed their lids. He ssked
to be left alone and remained so a long
time. When calmer be requested the
attendants to keep the empress' death
from the public until the coronation
festivities at Lisbon were over. The
news had, however, been sent every
where. The Brazilian minister cabled
the provisional government of the event
This morning the cardinal bishop said
mass in the room where tbe body lay.
Dom Pedro and the governor ot the dis
trict were present This afternoon the
body, which had ben embalmed, was
transferred to tbe Chapel Ardente. The
government will probably defray tbe ex
penses of the funeral It is expected
that the king will $ to Oporto to attend
Cairo, III., Dec 28. James E. Kent,
a prominent member ot society and as.
istant cashier of the Cairo, Vinoennee
k Chicago railroad, has smbezzeled
abont $L00 of the oompany' money
and left for parts unknown.
Joseph Blahak and John N issuer
young fanners living near Rising City,
wert to a daaos Uie other night and have
not been seen since. As both were heav
ily in debt it is believed tbey have fied
to avoid ereditors.
When a Nebraska aaaa starts oat tor
plunder he lent pnrtienlnr what h takes.
A North Platte saan walked off with the
roof ot aeaUa,aCearas7Heeioiabsd
Uad, wfciteayoaa aaan at Pfasser
get hisxasg iata tawafcto ty Ut"ay one
21 of tie fM tt 0 esses, A3
NEBRASKA STATE NEWS'
Plattemoutb is to have a i:ew gas
Wolves recently killed tlrm horses at
Tecumseb is to have a national bank
tbe near future.
The court house at Valentine has been
provided with near vaults bdi! lire proof
The farmers of Cass county are piling
large quantities of corn on the ground
for want of cribs.
Hose company No.
2 has been (igin
zed at Pawnee City
Hereafter the treasurer of Fillmore
county will be required to give bond in
the sum of $100,000.
The elevators and corncribs at West
Point are full and the grain buyers hnve
no more room tor corn.
Arrangements are being perfected to
ommeoce moving the town of Lisbon,
c Perkins county, further west.
A Nebraska City , woman makes a liv
ing by pawning clothing which is given
her to distribute among the poor.
The Odd Fellows of Arcadia instituted
a lodge last week, commencing wi'.h a
membership of about twenty-live.
The yuung people of O'Neill have or
ganized a literary society and will (jive
entertainments during the winter.
The building of a new bridge at the
forks of the Stinkingwator has brought
an increase of business at Wauneta.
The annual meeting of the Nebraska
state farmers' alliance will be held at
Grand Island, comnienciug January 7.
The peaceful citizens of Nebraska C ty
can t rest at night on account of a
weinerwurst man with a fjg horn voice
Hon. Church Howe is acting governor
in the state during the absence of Gov
ernor Thayer and the lieutenant gover
W. H. Webster, the ex-treasurer of
errick county who was convicted of
embezzling $33,000, has been granted a
Doc Cronin, of O'Neill, will start to
Chicago this week and demonstrate to
the officials there that lie was never
buried in a sewer.
Lunusay, 1'latte county, which was
laid out as a town three years ago, n
has a population of 350 and many pub
Tbe Nebraska supreme court baa de
cided that sleeping car companies are
liable for goods stolen when placed in
charge of the porter.
Andrew Giesen has almost recovered
from his wounds receiver! in the Sch-
wenk shooting affray st West Point and
is' able to be out again. ' '
George Smith, one of the prisoners
who broke jail at Dakota City last week
by digging through a brick wall, as cap
tured Sunday at Fort Dodge.
Propositions have been made by east
ern manufacturers to Grand Island capi
talists for the construction of woollen
end paper mills at that place.
Mrs. Olive Cook, living near Dunbar,
has sued' for a divorce on the grounds
that her husband was in toe habit of
caressing her with a blacksnake whip.
A Berwyn young man recently came
near dying from the effects of putting on
a sew shirt Poisonous matter in the
coloring of the garment was the cause.
Banner county's commissioners have
decided that the question of bonding the
county in the sum of $10,000 shall be
put to a vote of the people on January
Charles IL Richards of Falls City while
reading the other evening was stricken
with a congestion of the optic nerve and
has become blind. The doctors hope to
restore the sight of one eye.
While John Zoat, a farmer living about
four miles south of Bancroft, waa exam
ining revolver, it was discharged, the
ball entering his breast and producing a
wound supposed to be fatal.
O. W. Soward, a farmer living near
Redington, was kicked in the head by a
horse one day last week and lay uncon
scious for three daya after the accident.
It is believed ho will recover..
The possibility of a change in the
channel of the Missouri river at Nebras
ka City is being discussed. Such a
change would do untold damage to the
city, the railroads and private interests.
A special from Hastings says it is cur
rently reported that the Improvement
oompany has ceased to operate its street
oar line in that city. The reason given
is that the ears have been run st a loss.
Little Daisy Stoddard of Republican
City, who won much distinction st Chi
cago in her raooessfu! contest for the
Demorest medal, has donated $80 to help
pay for the W. C. T. U. temple at Fre
According to a recent survey there are
a number of buildings in Wood Lake
which ars situated on the rtilrcad gnat
bat it is thought that tbe titles can be
established without serious results fol
lowing. The Exchange bank will comment
bawnsm at Westerville January 1. The
institution hag an anthorUed capital of
Cyr3,sad the oOosrs are E. T. Oar-
lOksV ffastdsnt, t.0. H. Kinaty,
! ti, R.ril nUulr received a water-1
melon the other day for a Christmas ,
An attempt was made last es ui
wreck a train on the Harrington branch.
For this purpose a rock weighing 100
pounds was placed near the rail at the
end of a small bridge about five miles
west of Wanefield. The obst ruction was
discovered by the engineer, but the train
could not be stopped before strikintf the
rock. No beriouH ilamo n as done.
AllK.rtSpvd.ill. a young mar, living
near Alliance, met with a painrui acci
dent last week. In endeavoring to take
down a loadvd gun which was hanging
on the wall the piece was discharged, the
eutire load passing through his arm be
low the t-lbow, milking s very "(fly
The time for which the I'uwnse coun
ty agricultural society was orgauuru
having expired, a meeting was recently
held and a resolution adopted to the ef
feet that the organization be extended
for a period of ten vears, with the title
of Pawnee county agricultural, horti
cultural and mechanical association.
B. E. Grissora. supposed to be insane,
mysteriously disappeared from his home
. . . . . . , If
near roweii uecemuer n. i
scribed as a man about five feet five
inches in height, weighs about 110
pounds, with sandy colored beard. He
left home on horseback, wearing a yHrn
... . . . . 4
cap, light coat ana urown overalls, a.
reward of ti') is offered for his appre
hension. A young man named George Winters
residing south of La Porte, concluded
that it was not good for a man to be
alone and for the purpose of gaining a
helpmate paid court to an estimable
young lady in the vicinity, says the
Wayne Gazelle. She did not look upon
his suit with the same ardor as Winters
and in order to persuade her that she
needed a protector and that lie was the
man best suited he undertook to inter
view her with a carving knife, threaten
ing her life unless she married him. He
was brought to Wayne and examined by
a board of lunacy nnd pronounced in
sane. Friends agreed to enre for him
and were allowed his custody.
Four Billion Cigars.
"Four billion of cigars? Yes, sir;
that's the annual consumption ol the
lovers of llio weed in this country.
Just think how huge a pile of tobacco
that would make. Why, it would take
half a dozen expert counters three
years to count 'em. Auil vet well,
they are not what they should Ito, and
the" smoker has himself to blame for
The speaker was T. II. Delano, the
editor of Tobacco.
"Themselves to blame?'' was incred
"Precisely. Half the numlier ol
smokers who ue cigars smoke to
please the eve rather than the lips and
the palate. They prefer a nice, smooth,
silky-looking wrapper on their cigars
to a rough and apparently coarser
wrapper, and they make the choice ir
respective of the smoking qualities of
tbe two, for it often happens that the
handsome wrapper conveys to the
mouth a metallic taste which is al
together wanting in the other. The
preference, which amounts to a hobby
with some people, has had a curious
result It nas set domestic cigar leaf
tobacco away In the back;p-ouud ami
given the lead to an importation which
is finer in liber, lighter in color, and
more attractive to the eye, but not so
grateful to the appetite. Had it not
been for this whimsical taste ot the
American smoker the native leaf
would still hold the place it occupied
ten years a''o as the almost uni vernal
wrapper for his weed and the fragrant
filler as won. iNow it is only the inier.
A'eie York letter U the ltidmujml
Vanderbllt's Southern Palace.
The palace to bo erected by W. K.
Vanuerbilt near AsticvilJe, A. (J., on
the splendid estate be has recently pur
chased there will be 300 feet long, and
the superstructure will be of Iudiana
limestone, which is of a beautiful fawn
color. The fonndations will be made
of the stone taken out of Mr. Vander
bllt's own quarries. Also the material
for tbe walls of the esplanade or pla
teau, on which the bouse will be built
will be obtained from tbe same quar
ries. These walls will be forty feet
high in some places, and the esplanade
wul extend some live or aix hundred
feet in either direction, presenting the
point of the diamond-shaped plateau to
the French Broad. The palace, which
if to be built on this plateau, will no)
be begun until next bpriug. Then ex
cavations are to be begun and the
fonndations laid. Two towers have al
ready been erected on the site of the
house. These are just the height of
the first story of the building, and by
means of these can be seen what the
view will be from tbe house itself, tnd
the grading can be done accordingly.
All tWforests which have been cut
down ;will be restored. The trees
which will be planted will be ever
greens of various kinds, mostly white
pines. The idea is to afford a pleasant
winter view. It is Intended ultimately
to have a nursery, from which can be
supplied tbe trees needed on tbe estate.
The laying of the foundation for three
tables for cattle bss been commenced.
They will be arranged according to
the latest sanitary ides A tbe watel
will be led to them by pipes. Tbe cat
tle will be stall fed. Altogether, Mr.
Vanderbllt's palace and its surround
ings promise to surpass anthing ever
sea in tbe South.
OoaaecUcat'e Wickedest Town.
Connecticut has a wickedest town.
It is Monroe, with 1,000 iahablUnt
mnrder record of ten in fifty years, sad
tba possession of Bfty divorced at
PCCCARY VS. LOCOMOTIVE.
Hnw a raraof tha !. iol LMH
t ame to t.rirt
A Fort Davis (Tex.) correspondent
of the N. Y. 7VJ writen: The follow
inr story, which has now become a
of tlx unwritten history oi mis
lion. Will serve lO iiiumraur m
headstrong disot-ition and wonderful
eourage of the little iieeoary. The
Southern Pacific Kaiirosd. which
paes this point for a part of its route,
ruts through a long stretch of chaparral
country abounding with eccarie.
wild MiWangs, and various wild ani
mals. One day. w hile driving aloug
at nimleral SKed through the Peoo
bottoms, an engineer saw a herd of
small animals scattered along the track
s few hundred yards ahead. Believing
them to Im domestic jxrkers, he blew
the whistle a couple of blasts and kept
straight ahead supposing of coiirw,
that the brutes would take Ihe hint
and get out of the way. No such
thin". With snouts in the air they
scornfully surveyed the approaching
engine and made up their minds to
stand Iheir grouud. Quickly forming
a semi-circle en ruae. with angry
eyes and gnashing teeth they coolly
awaited the crash, evidently determined
to demolish the locomotive and cars
or get "busted" themselves, so to
geak. Still the engineer thought they
would more and made no attempt to
ease up or stop the train. When al
most upon them he saw that a collision
was inevitable, and so lie 0eiied the
throttle, set the old whistle to screech
ing, and bore down upon the band
wiTb all the eed he could command.
Crash! he went through the band of
peccaries like a rocket, filling the air
with spare ribs, tenderloins, and hit
of flying pork. Those belligerent lit
tle rascals who were unhurt rushed
madly at the wheels, the cars, and the
cow-catcher, showing their spitefulnest
to the bitter end, but, of course, they
were smashed out of existence in their
attempt to do nothing.
The engineer cays: "Next day when
I came back over "the road there were
the remaining peccaries on the same
soot, arranged iu battalion frout and
all waiting fur the train to come along
so that they could get even for the
previous day's disaster. Away J went
al them again, tilling the atmosphere
with pork, while the live ones frantical
ly rushed at the cars, wheels, and
trucks, attempting in their mad fury
to wreck the train. This they kept up
trip after trip until only three pec-
caries remained, i rue to their reso
lution, when the final (lay rame they
took a bold stand fido by side in the
middle of the track and prepared to
make a last light for the honor of pec
caries and bogs generally. Two were
tossed into eternity by the coweatchd
and the third was cut into sections by
the iron wheels. Since then no more
peccaries have attempted to buck
against Uncle Sam's mail."
The little old house was as pleasant
within as without; big blue china pots
stood in the corners of the Sitting-
, I , f , I. .. I UM:MdA U-ill,
its low stejis. In the low-pitched frout
i;ifiiin NUM "I tne vai ich mini , . .
Rarlor hung the pictures (a Sir Joshua
eynolds amongkhem) of generations
not so far remaweti in my childish day
as they aTo ' at present, being now
buried away by succeeding live "oil
sous son pere on retrouve encore sou
K're comma I'ondo sous I'oude dan
une mer sans fond."
My father's great-grandmother, Mr.
Berber, had sat to Sir Joshua in Iter
youth she died in 18i5 at eighty-nine
years of age. Her name, which the
writer lias inherited, was Anne Hays
ham before she married, and we have
a copy of the Sir Joshua portrait rep
resenting a stately dame in the flowing
draperies or the period. She lived tu
the old house at Fareham, after her
husband's death; she was the mother
of many daughters and tempestuous
times did not always quell the wild
spirits of their rising generations. My
grandmother has often told me that
n;.nvi iiuvei caneit ner iue
daughter anvthinc but "Mi IUeher:"
M If I... . 11 I , . ..
her little granddaughter was "Miss
Nancy." she used to come anil go
leaning on a beautiful tortoise-shell-
headed cauo. I have plnved with the
cane, though its owner died long be
fore I was born; as for the great-aunt,
I remember her perfectly well, a little
old lady in a flaxen front with apple
cheeks and a blue shawl, holding out
her welcoming arms to the third gen
eration of her brother John's descend
ants. When she died, she left her
brother's picture out of the parlor to
Itny grandmother, his only surviving
daughter, and now in turn it hang
with iu red coat tiJon our parlor wall.
We are all very fond of our great-'
grandfather, with his nice coat and lace
ruffles. He is, in the portrait a young
man of some twentv.tivA vmn ..f
with an oddly familiar face, impulsive, J
Inquisitivo, so he strikes roe at least j
His name was John Harman llecher,
and be too went out to India and dicf
goKi work there, snd died young, a
did so many others in those day
He was born in April, 1764, and dw
about 1800. 1
Kareham itself, with its tell chnr
spire and peal of Sunday bells acr
the cowslip meadows, was a Mlas-7
ten-like village, peopled by ref
naval officer and spirited old I
who played whist every night of
lives and kept up the traditions
gland, not without some asperity
well remember. Among other ti,
which my grandmother has oftoV
scribed to us was the disastrous a.
of Nelson's death, coming to them j
in that same little parlor where, a (
vears after, little William Mtlitnc
Thackeray sat, laboriously writing
nis moiner in inula Mite inao
UUchit, in fit. Nicholas.
A Charch Rsllt by a Girt.
Let no one sneer at the hired
There is achut ch in this city
was built and is sustained out ot hr
MvingtTt.lt belongs to one of tt
evangeUbsrwocicti. s aid I Im-atedoa j
fubionabte street !i a i. t arbtc
emtio neighborhood hi. i nam
after any saint, lmiislui: ..mlafaf
frety known si tba "Cbuich ot tt
iarsdGlrL''-Zjrre rVrs j
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