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BROWNVILLE,, NEBKASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH, 29, 1866
GEO. V7. ZXXLL : CO,,
AdTertierB:ock,IlAla S't Between 1st 2d
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."LIBERTY ND UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLE NOW AND FOREVER."
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Dr. Henry J. Churchman,
KB SIGI I. S.I0L
Graduate of the 5Icdlcal Depart
ments of the-University or
Tat and Jefferson Sled.
Collfgrc, riilla., I'a.
T'Moen bl nfesiocll Serried to ibe eiticens cf
BrornTlile and Tlcinlty.
OFFICE AT THE BUOWNVILLE HOUSE.
: FRANZ HELMER,
OPPOSITE DEUSER'S TIN-SHOP,
WAOON8, BUGGIES, PLOWS, CUIiTI
VITO ES. fcc. , Repaired on abort notice, at tow rate,
aad warranted to five aatUfactlnn. i-ll-fn.ua
C. F. STEWART, MD. , A. S. DOLL AD AY, MD.
- PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.
Sooth Eact corner of Mala and First S treat
Ornci IIocrb 7 to 9 a. K.aad 1 to 2 aad to
.BrownTille, Nebraska, May 5th, 1865 No 34,lj:
EDWARD W. THOMAS,
. ATTORNEY d AT LAW,
' Office corner of lfaln and Firt Streets.
L. D. IlOniXSOX, PROPRIETOR,
FcootSrreet,' between Main and Water,
llks. ill. ltXjcmctt,
Hillinery & Fancy Goods
Kaia Street one door west of the Post Office
. DROIVJVVI LLC, KEURASKA. --
A anperior tock of Fail aon Wiater Good
JutreceiTed. Ererything ia tb MiUioery line
' kapteoniUntly n hand. Drefi-Making, Boanet
Raacbicr and Trimming done to order.
G. 31. UEXDERS03T,
OEKXKAL DKALia I
STAPLE AMD FANCY DRY GOODS
BOOTS & SHOES
Main Street between First and Second,
Drowxivllle, Teto. 11 -
J. B. JOHNSON",
OFFICE WITH L. HOADLEY,
Corner Main and First Streets,
MARSH & QO.,
tCCCESSOKS TO MARSH & ZOOK,
General News Agents and Stationers,
Post OHcc Building,
Ha hare on hand aad are oonitantly receiring
frath luppliea of Booka, reriodicala, Stationary,
'"aotograi.h Albumf, School Booka; alio Confec
tionary, Cigafa, Tobacco, and a choice selection of
Fancy tiroceriea generally, to which they inrite the
wtention of the citiiena of Nofiiaha aoonty, and
tbfjhopeb, atrict attention to business, and fair
vlaliDg, to merit abare of the public patronage.
J..P,VaR;itg, pli-lj J.W. BLISS.
" C. W. WnEEMRT"
. UsTing opene4 p permanently on
door abovo the Baltimore Clothing Store, Is
Fnred to do all kinds of work in bis line ia the
"ry beat and st jla. Particular attentjone giTtn to
J. A. IIEWES.
ATTORNEY . AT LAW,
.Solicitor in Cbancery.
XiXD AND COLLECIXG AGE5TS.
fBBOWNTILLE N. T.
' COR. MAIN AND 1NDSTS,
V7. PEDICORD, Propxietor,
t and r v vjv u nitfi uurucu sou inn;
Prorri rnii,leii under iu present aterprisisg
jamJ T . r'.wh ?nrrantees satisfaction to ail who
Zlinullouse. . -S-ly
. "STITCH 15 TIHZ SATES TtlKZV
1... v LOris ALDTER,
mil, il W y?t( re4d7 to Perform ail work.pa
Latc .i "S" Pnr,glatlng,and paper hang
"ttort aoLt na tjie jpo?t arproTed
in.c.H MaSUeet. tut f Ali;rniv'iCLih-
jry elaprpared to do all
' 1.5.1:. GO LOR IU
I .te,i epeat style for ca
; f'wnnUe, April 7, ly.
: E23 era i
Honsc-SIgn & Ornamental
; Glazier, Gilfor, Grainer, ;
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All work done ia a workman
liie manner, and on strickly
oki nooa wist or aaowiTiua boss
r - - . - V."
BICHARD F. BARRET
mm p hit,
AKD DEALER IX
LAND WARRANTS & LAND SCRIPT,
Ptrional attention given to maling Location!,
Office in J. Ia. Carson's Banking House.
CABINET - MAKER
Corner 2nd and Main Streets,
BBOWimLLE, N. T
Is crepared to do all kinds of work in his line on
hort notice and reasonable terms. 1-fim
takes this method cf informing the public that he
has just oponadfOo Main street, between 1st and 2nd,
a Restaurant end Oyster Saloon.
Also, Conjectionaries, Canned Fruit, Dried
Fruit. gpes W all kinds. Tea, Coffee, 8orar-
Tobacco. Potatoes, sweet I'otatoes and ererything
nsnally kept In a retain grocery store.
t-MEALS SERVED AT ALL nOURS.El
lias jnst received and will constantly keep oa
hand a large and well selected stock of genuine ar
ticles in is Ijne. ' '
One Door west of Grant's Store, Btovxi-
Of Clocks; Watches and Jewelry done on the short
BrownvtUe, Keb.. Karch 16th. 186. IO-15-ly
Wholesale and Retail
Has Jnat Received the larjrest and best ttock ot
Liquors and Cigars ever offered In this market, and
111 sell them as low as any House in ue Territory.
Slain Street, Erowa-ille
Have just opened a splendid
Sugars, Teas, Coffee, Rice, Tobacco
Cigars, Soap, Dried Fruit of all kinds,
Nuts, Candies, Molasses, Salt, Wooden
Ware of all kinds, Canned Fruit, Oys
ters, Pickles, and eyery Article usually
kept in a first class
Grocery' Store jri v
WniiKEY's Block, Main Street
Invites the public to call and exam
ine their Stock, beforo purchasing
elsewhere as they are coiupident,
August 3 1st 1865.".,
'o Affui: Cure.
.TIPTON & HEWETT,
0 at a
March 1st, 'G3. ly. ,
electing or School Examiners.
Notice Is hereby giren that the Board of Schoo
Examiners of Nemaha County, Nebraska, will hold
meetings for the Examination of Teachers for
sail Coaaty, at the office of E. W. Thomas,
la EroWnilie,ctttbe 1st Saturday In erery month,
between the hoars of one and 3 P. M, Applicants
for certLfieates are required to be present at one
o'clock, precisely, or they will not be examined.
no person need apply at any other time.
By order of the Board ,
" ' E. W. THOMAS, Clerk.
April 1st, -yjy
G RAN TVS
CAEAP CASH STORE.
JJain Strut between First and Second.
BROWXWILLE, N. T.
baveln store a large and well selected stock of
Boots and Shoes,
Finest Quality of Winter Stock,
WHICH HB OFFERS FOB SALE
CHEAP FOR CASH
Groceries of Every Kind,
All of which be offers at the lowert prices, deter
mined not to be undersold. -
BrewnTlIle, Keb.. ' ' ' lx-.6m.7,50
Bffl JIM !!!
We have jalt receired our first lot of fresh Seed
and eaa furnish it by the pound or bushel, at the
lowest market price. Woo Id advise those in want
to correspond with oa before purchasing of other
PLANT & BROTHER,
.2 ms. - ST. LOUIS, Mo.
BRO VTNVILLE, ....... NEBRASKA
Cat la the attention of Gentlemen desiring new, neat
ervlcabte and f aabionable - -
NEW STO K OF GOODS.
BROAD CLOTHS, CASSIXSKS, VESTIKGS, c..
OF THE VERY LATEST STYLE jS
Which he will sell r make up. to order, at unnrece
dented low prices. Having on hand one of
SINGER'S SEWING MACHINES,
he Is able to do Custom work at rates that defy compe
I warrant my work,
Hand as well as Machine Work.
Those wishing any thing in his line will do well to
pall aad examine his stock before investing, aa be
pledges himself to hold out peculiarly favorable In
January 1st 1665 p'd to Oct. 16th 1865.
The anderBigned keap oa haad large asscstaeai
SATTII1ET&C SSIMERE SUITS
For Men and Bo' wear. Also, a large stock f
HATS AND C-A.P8
IDJBD & WOBLEIJ SMIS
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Ruhbe r Cots, Lcgglns & Blankets,
Tzruzxlsjgi aoxc3. Valises,
UMBRELLAS AND CARPET BAGS.
Gent's FnrmsMng Goods,
. Of all kinds which we will sell
CHEAP FOR CASH.
We purchased our goods since the d
dine in the Markets and will sell at lov
figures. 1 ATKINSON & CO.
April 13th, 1SC5,
Lyon's Periodical Drops.
THE GREAT FEMALE REME
DY FOR IRREGULARITIES.
these Drops are a scientifically compounded fluid
preparation, and better that any Pills, Powders, or
Kastrums. Being liquid, their action is direct and
positive, rendering them a reliable, speedy and cer-
tala spectuc ror me care oi aw ooairacuous ami np
preaaloaa of nature. Their popu lartty Is Indicated by
the fact that over 100.000 bottles are annnally sold
and ponsnmed by the ladies ot the United States, eve.
ry ana ot whom speak in the strongest terms of praise
of their great merits. They are rapidly taking the
place ot every other Female Remedy, and are consid
ered by all who know aught of them, aa the surest, aa
f est. and most inf all labia preparation in the world.
for the cure of all female complaints, the removal of
all obstructlona or nature, au4 the promotion of health
regularity and strength. Explicit dejections stating
when they may be used, and explaining when and why
they ahould not, nor could not be ud without produ
cing effects contrary tonature'a chosen laws, will be
fonad carefully folded around each bottle,- with the
yritjen signature ot JOHH I. Lyon, without which
on are genuine.
Prepared by Dr. JOHN L. LTON, 195 Chapel Street,
New HavenConn., whocan be consulted either per
aonally, or by mall. enclosing stamp ) concerning all
private dteeasea and famala weakness. Price &l,oo
Sold by Druggists everywhere
.. C. G. CLARK fitCO-,
Gen' I Agents for U. 8. aad Canada
"OLUH8 Baos. St. Louis. I Wholfale
L'u.xatFjCH&Fwi.LSa Chicago. J AgenU
December 7th 1666. ly. lo-U-U-IJ ld,nn, isw
iLyer Ciieriy Pectora
I goes home one night, and Mrs. Burge
that's our nex'room neighbor shows
me something wrapped up in flannel, all
pink and "creasy, and very snunly, a3
though it rranted jts nose blowing ; which
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couldn t be expected, for U hadn't got
any. to signify. ' 1
"Ain't it a little beauty?" she says.
Well.I coulda't see as u was1; but I
didn't like to say so, for I know my wife
Polly had been rather reckoning on what
she said we ought to have had more'n a
year ago j so I didn't like to disappoint
her, for I knew she lay liitenin' in the
JoJly always said there nerer was such
a baby as that one ; and somehow it
teas taking to see how how her face
used to light up all over smiles when she
thought I warn't looking ; and I knew
it was all on accoun't of the little un.
She never said she felt dull now; and
when at home of a night I used to think
how my mates would laugh to see me a
handling the little thing that .'was alius
being pushed into my face! to kiss ; when
I'm bleset if ever I see such & voracious
un in my life : it would hang on to you
nose,- lip, any where ia a minute.
One day, when it was : about nine
months old, it was taken all cf a sudden
like with a fit. Polly screamed to me
to run for the doctor ; for it happened
that I was on the club that week, and at
home with a bad hand.' I run for him
and he soon came ; and then there was
a warm bath and medicine ; but after
ward, when I saw the little thing, lying
on Polly's lap so still and quiet, and with
a dull film forming over its eyes, I felt
that something ' was coming, though I
dared not tell her ; and about twelve
o'clock, the little thing suddenly started,
stared wildly an instant, and then it was
all over. ' i -
My hand warn't bad any wore that
week ; for it took all my time to try and
cheer my poor heart-broken lass. She
did take on dreadful, night and day,
night and day, till we buried it ; and
then she seemed to take quite a change,
and begged of W3 to forgive what she
called her shelnshness, and wiped her
eyes once for all, as she said, and talked
about all being for tho best. Bat she
didn't know that I lay awake of a night,
feeling her cry silently till the pillow
was soaked with tears.
We buried the little one on Sunday,
and on the Monday morning 1 was clap
ped on to a job that I didn't much relish
for it was the rebricking of a sewer that
ran down one of the main streets, quite
fifty feet underground.
After two years in" London I'd seen
some change, but this was my first visit
to the bowels of the earth. I'd worked
on drains down in the country, but not
in such a concern as-this : why a Life
guard might have walked down it easy ;
so that there was plenty of room to work.
But then, mind you. it ain't pleasant
work: there you go,' down ladder after
ladderpast gas-pipes and waiher-pipes,.
and down and down, till you got to the
stage stretched across the part you are
at work on with the daylight so high up,
as seen through boards,and scaffbled.and
ladders, that it's no use to you who are
working by the light of flaring gas.
There in front of you is the dark black
arch ; and there behind you is another ;
while under your feet the foul rushing
water hurries along, sending up a smell
as turns your silver watch, and every
sixpence and shilling you have in your
pocket, black as the water . that swirls
bubbling along. Every word you speak
sounds hollow and echoing, while it goes
whispering and rumbling along the'dark
arch till you think it has gone, when all
at ence yon hear it again quite plain, in
a way as would make you jump as much
as when half a biick or a bit o' hard
mortar dropped into water. .
But talk about 'jumping, nothing made
me jump more than when a bit o' soil, or
a stone, was loosened up above and came
rattling down. I've seen more than one
chap change color; and I know it's been
from the thought that, suppose the earth
caved in, where should we be? ' No
doubt the first crush in would do it, and
there 4 be an end "of workmen and fore
- , ...... ;
man! but there seemed something werry
awful in the idea o' being buried alive.
Big as the opening was, when T went
to work it made me shudder ; there was
the earth thrown out; there was the
rope at the side ; there was the boarding
round; there Jt was for all the world
like a big: grave, same as I'd stood by on
a little scale the day before ; and fue
ling a bit low spirited, it almost seemed
as though I was going into my own, nev
er to come cp any more.
1 Werry stupid and foolish ideas, says
you far-fetched ideas. .: Werry likely,
but that's what I . thought ; and there
are times when men has werry strange
ideas ; and I'll tell you a fact that some
thing struck crswpvhea I went 'down .that
hole as I "shouldn't, comeup . it . again i
and I didn't; neither. I Why: the werry
feel o' the cold damp place made' you
think o', being hurried, and when a few
bits of earth came and rattled down upon
the stage above my h3ad, as soon as the
first Etart was over it teemed to me so
like the rattling o' the earth but a few
hours before upon a little . coffin, that
something fell with a pat upon my bright
trowel, which, if it had been left, would
ha' been a spot o' rust.
Nothing like work to put a fellow , to
rights and I soon found that I was
feeling better, and the strokes, o' ray
trowel went ringing away down the sew
er as I cut the bricks in half; and after
a bit I almost felt inclined to whistle.but
I didn't, for I kept on thinking of that
solitary face at home the face that al
ways brightened up when I went back,
and had made such a man or, me as I felt
I was, for it was enough to make any
man vain to be thought so much of. And
then I thought how dull she'd be and
fond she'd be o'. looking at the drawer
where all the little ; things were kept ;
and then I well, I aint ashamed of it,
if I: ant a great hulking fellow 1 7 took
that nobody saw. what I was doing, while
I had a look at a little bit of a shoe' as I
had in my pocket.
. I didn't go home to dinner, for it was
too far off; so I had my snack, and then
went to it again directly along with two
more, for we wa3 on the piece. We
had. some beer sent down to us, and at it
we -went till it was time to leave off ; and
I must soy as I was glad of it, and ' did
not much envy'the fresh gang coming on
to work all night, though it might just as
well have been night with us. I was
last down; and had jest put my foot on
the first round of the ladder, when I
heard something falling as it hit and
jarred the boards up'ards ; and them
directly after what seemed to be a brick
caught me on the head, and, before I
knew where I was, I was off the little
platform, splash down in the cold rush
ing water that took me off and away
yards before I got my head above it;
and then I was so confused and half-
stunned that I let it go under again, and.
had been carried ever so far, half drown
ed, I gained my legs and leaned, panting
and blinded, up against the slimy wall.
There I stood for at least ten minutes
I should suppose, shuddering and hor
ried, with the thick darknessall around,
the slimy, muddy bricks against my
hands, the cold, rushing water beneath
me1, and my mind in that confused btate
for a. few minutes longer I didn't ;know
what I was going to do next, and wanted
to persuade , myself that it was all a
dreamj and I should wake up directly.
, All at once, I gave a jump, and instead
o' being cold with the waterv dripping
from me.I turned all hot and burning.and
then again cold and shudder, and then
close against my bare neck, when I gave
the jump, and heard close by .me a light
splash in the water a splash which ech
oed through the hollow place, while.half
to frighten the beast that I fancied must
be in swarms around me, half wrung
from me as a cry of fear and- agony, I
Rats they were ; far above the hollow
wash-wash, : hurry-hurry, wash-wash,
hurry-hurry", of .the .water, I : could hear
little splashes and a'.'scafling : by me
along the sides, o' the brick-work.
You may laugh at people's hair atan
ding on end, but I know then that there
was a creeping, tingling sensation in
the roots o' mine, as' though sand was
trickling among it; a loud seemed . to
come over my ouiid, and for a few mo
ments,! believe I vas mad mad with
fear; and it was only by settingray teeth
hard and clenching my fists that I kept
from shrieking- However, I was soon
better, and ready to laugh at myself a
recollected that I could only ba a little
way from th8 spot where the men work
ed ; so I began to wade long the water
here about up to ray .middle All at I
stopped, and thought about where I was
a t work. . ,
Which tcay did the vater rvnV1
. My head turned hot and my temples
throbbed with the thought. - If I went the
wrong way I ihould be lost lost in this
horrible darkness to sink at last into
the foul, black stream, to be drowued
and devoured by the rats, or elss to be
ehoked by the foul gases that must lo
lurking down here in thesa dark reces
Again the horror of . thick darkness
come upon me ; I shrieked pi;t wildly,
and the cry went J. echoing through the
sewer, sounding hollow and - wild till it
faded away. ,'Butcsco more. I gcij the
belter of it, and .'persuaded myself thai
I had only cried. aloud to scare the rat.
What would I not have given for stout
stick as a defense against 'attack. as I
groped my way en, feeling convinced
that I should be right if I crawled.down
stream, when a little refiectioa would,
have told me. that up stream mujt be
the right way, for I must have been
borne down by the water. . Eat I could
notreflect, for my brain .seemed; in a
state cf fever, and now and then my
teeth chattered as though I had the
I groped on for quite a quarter of an
hour, when the horrid thought come up
on me that I was going wrong, and again
I tried to lean up against the wali,which
seemed to 'cause' my .feet to lip from
under me. I felt no cold, for the perspira
tion dropped from me as I frantically
turned , back and tried to retrace my
steps, guiding myself by running- hand
against the wall, where every now and
then it entered ' the - mouth - of. a small
drain, when so. sure as it did,' there was
a scuffle and rush, and more than once I
touched the. cold, sligpexy body of a ra t
a touch that made me :art -kack 'as
tough shot J i---1
On I went, and on, and still no scaffold
and no gleam - of gaslight. J Thought
after thought gave fresh horror : to: my
situation, as uow I felt- certain that in
my frantic haste I hod taken some wrong
turn, or. entered a branch of the main
place; and at last, completely bewilder
ed, I rushed head' long on, stumbling
falling twice over, so'-that -I "was half
choked in the black water. : But. it had
its good effect ; for it put a' stop to my
w'ld struggles, which must soon have
ended in my falling insensible into what
was certain -death. The water' cooled
head, and now, feeling completely lost
knowing that I must have been nearly
two hours in the sewer I made up my
mind to follow the strem to its mouth in
the Thames,where, if the tide was down
I could get from the mud on to tho wharf
or bank, .
a ence more I struggled on, follow
ing the stream slowly for what - seemed
to be hours, till at last, raising my hand
I f o und I could not touch the roof, and by
that knewj that I was in a larger sewer,
and therefore, not -very far froa the
mouth. But here-there' was a new ter
ror 'creeping up me, so to speak, for
from my waist the water now' touched
my chest, and soon after my arm-pits ;
when I stopped, not daring to trust my-
self'lo 'swim, perhaps a mile,- when 1 felt
that weak I could not have gone a hund
red yards. ' : ;
I knew in my disapointmenl I gave a
howl like a wild beast, and turned again
to have a hard fight to breast the rush
ing water, which nearly took my legs.
But ' the fear of death lent me help,
and I got on and on again till I felt my
self in a turning which I soon knew was
a smaller sewer,' and from tience I
reached another, where I had to stop;
but the water was shallower, not above
my knees, and at last, much les3 than
that.: .. '...!
Here I klelt down to rest, j and the
position brought something else from my
heart ; and, after a while, still stooping
I went on, till having passed dozens upon
dozens of drains, I determined to creap
up one, and I did.
. P'raps you won't think it strangs ; as
I dream and groan in be ecmetiaei,
when I tell you what followed,:
I crawled on .and on, in the hepes that
the place I was in would lead under one
of the street gratings, and I kept star
ing. ahead in the hopes of catching a
gleam o! light, till at last the place
seemed so tight that I dared go no fur
ther for fear of being fixed in. So I be
gan to back very slowly for a rest.
It was quite dry here, but, scuffling
on in front, I kept hearing the rats I
had driven before me ; and now that I
stopped and was quite stilly half a dozen
cf them made a ru3h to get past me, and
the little fight which followed even now
give me the horrors. I'd hardly room
to move ; but I killed one by squeezing
him, when the others backed off, but not
till my face was running with blood. .
At las!, half dead, I tri;-J to back cut,
for the place seemed to sliflU me ; and
I pushed mysslf back a liula way, and
then I was stepped, fqr -the skirts cf ray
jacket filled up what lhila spce Jnd
been left, and I felt that I was wsdjsd
in, stack fast. :; f 7' - --
Now came the hcrror3 again 'wcrsa
ever. The hot blood ssc.tied tg gush
into my 'eyes'; ' I felt half-suffocated ;
and to add , to my.saiTeri a ra
felt it3e!f as it were panned up, fastened
upon my Jip. It was its last lite, how
ever, for half mad f I felt then, my
teeth had-closed in a .mcmsnt upon the
vicious beast, and it -wa3 dead.
-1 made on more struggle, but could
move, I was so-knocked up ; anj then I
fainted. - x 7
It must have been some time jbe'ers I
come ts myself ; but when I did, the
first sound 1 heard- was a regular tramp
of some one walking, over my head, and
I gave a long yell for help ; when, to
my great joy, the step halted, and I
shrieked again,' and the sweetest sound X
have ever heard in my' life came l?ck.
It was a voice shtjc?,
Stuck fast in the drain !" I shouted,
with all the 'strength I had left ; and
then I sweccgd off once morer to -wake
upa .weelc afterward, out of a brain-'
feever sleep, in a hospital.
It seemed I had got within a' few
yards of a grating which which was an
end othe drain, 'and the close'-quarters
made the rat3 to fierce. The policeman
heard, my hr:ek,;and had: listened at
the" grating, and then got help ;" but he
waa only laughed at, for they could' get
no further answer out o'ms. It was
then about half past three on a summer's
morning; and though the graie was got
opa they were about to give it up,'say
inj the policeman had.besa humbugged ;
when a couple o' sweeps came up, 'and
the little un offered to go down back'ards
and he 'did, and came cut direckly after
saying that he could fssi a man's hsad
with his toes. -
That rolieeman haa h.irl mnnv n rrlsaa
- : z j..r
at my expense .since, and I, hope he'll
have as many more ; and when he telis
me a story, which I like to hear but .
always lake care shail be when Polly'j
away he says he knows I should have
jiked to see how they tore that drain
up in time. To which there's alwys
tuch an echo in my heart that it ccrafi
quite naturhl to, say, "You're right, my
boy!" ' '
The domestic editor of an exchange
gives'- the following hint of the way to
keep babies1 quiet: Smear their fingeM
with molasses aad give them two or three
feathers to pick over.
, Rev. Mr. Stebbins, having been hiu-,
ed at a public meeting in San Francisco,
turned upon his, assailant with, 4,I hear
a hiss ; did ever a word cf truth drop
into the vortex of hell without sending
up a hiss ?'......
What is the difference between me
and a new novel ?" inquired a highly
rouged damsel of her beau. "It i3 this,'
said he, 'a novel is read because it is in
teresting; you are interesting becausa
you are red.,'
A Shoemaker in Leeds, England, ua
dertoeki lately, for a wager, to eat aa
uncocked rabbit fur, skin and all. Ha
succeeded, but immediately went into
convulsions, ; which ' continued for aa
htMsr, when he died. - - -
At what hour did ' the devil make his
appearance in the Gsrden of Eden?
Some time during the night. He; cer
tainly came after Eve.
,.If you have acough.dcn't go to church
to disturb the rest of of the congregation.
' ThV editor wn9 "did not mind hit
stops introduced some verses thu3 :
The poem - published this week was
composed by an esteemed friend who
has lain iahis grave many y ear3 for his
Th.8. pawnbroker's favorite time .cf
year the ieasan of Lent.
. A man in Cincinnati adopted an orig
inal way of reducing household expenses.
One morning,1 when he ..knew hts wife
would see him,, he kissed the . servant
girl. The household expenses were in
stantly reduced twelve dollars permonih.
The young gentleman who new into
a passion has' had his wings clipped.
Can r man keep hU fot dry when h9
has a creak ia his boot3 ?
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