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THE BED CLOUD CHIEF.
. L. TROXAR, ftUItkcr.
RED CLOUD, " - 'EBRASKA.
THE PBIESTS PIO.
KS OLI STORT MODEKXIZED.
Ills Itevcrence sat In Ills latticed box,
Wlnn-e curtains folded In con volutlonH ;
Twiw Lnt; and Ills pooplc gatlicred In flocks
To 111 tlielr Bins and s?eU absolutions.
So the jrood prlent Hat on hi cushioned chair
ThroiiKh zeal for tlin, and no other reason,
In order that all In Ills pariah intent nare
The blessed fruit of the holy aeason.
Sinner and Balnt
Each told lila complaint;
Dow ho failed in virtue, increased in vice
(ecinir the good he preferred trie evil).
And the pastor gave each hi best advice.
And bade him go and beware the devlL
Ills Kevcrence pofnefiHCd a character
Whose oddities were its only beauties.
And his daily mass and his office were
The whole of his sacerdotal dutle .
He was innocent of that gift of speech
Uallt-d eloquence by the kind reporter;
I hazard the guess he seldom would preach,
Excepi when collection lists grew shorter,
Had not the rules
Of clerical schools
Made preaching Incumbent. At all events
Ills Heiiimns were brief and few in number,
And whatever they lacked in eloquence
They never failed In producing slumber.
His Reverence held quite a. nice estate.
A cottage-hou-e with numerous gables,
Wliobe roof was covered with snlnKles of
slate, , , ,
Fine meadow lands and extensive stables,
The pastor's trotter was glossy and sleek.
His stylish bucgy was never diny;
It was even eaid that during the week
The pastor's record was under thirty;
His sheep and cows
Wore allowed to browf c
The clover that grew in the meadow arm.
Through which a rivulet ran and sported;
lint the greatCht pride of the pastor's farm
Were Suffolk pigs he had Just imported.
These lived in a house his Reverence made
To keep them safe from thievish morau
It was Bald he followed the Joiner's trade
Before tie studied for holy orders I
lint this was whispered to few alone,
With caution to keep it irom their neigh
bors, For the pastor feared, wero it widely known,
It might prejudice his sacred labors.
And morn and nlulit
Did the priest delight,
"When his maws was said or his olllce read,
To bring an armful of red-topped clover,
And, throwing it Into his model shed,
To count his pigs us they turned it over.
One morning when, in the usual wav,
His Reverence came for their salutation,
The vigil it was of our Lady's day,
Gabriel's feast of Annunciation;
In lils hands he carried two Iron pots
AVheieln hot water and meal was hissing,
He summoned them cheerily to their lots,
When, lol and behold you, one was missing.
In hole and nook
Did the pastor look,
Till he tore his cassock and soiled his wig;
And when he found 'twas the best was
Then he cussed the ra?cal who stolo his pig,
And hoped ho'd choke if he made it bacon.
They said his Reverence lost his wits
To And his pig was in until abstracted;
He summoned his servant and gave him fits.
And drove tho whole of the house dis
tracted. Ho callexl the printer and bade him rig
An advertisement of conimination,
That unless tho scoundrel brought back his
He'd never witness his soul's salvation.
I tear the thief
Had little belief
In future existence In heaven or hell.
And read the threat with ungodly laughter,
For tho pastor cursed him with bell and book,
But never heard of his pig thereafter.
o far so good. Wc will simply state here
Tho pig was eaten, his bones wero rotten.
We may add that Time had advanced a year,
And the scandalous theft was nigh forgot
ten, "When the Lenten season of prayer and fast
Came on in order of due succession,
And the theft of the pastor's pig at last
Became a matter of right confession.
With tears and fears,
After long delays, for tho dreadful sin
Hud made the. wight of his faith uncertain;
But his turn has come, mid he enters in
The little box, and adjusts the curtain.
" Father," ho says, " I am guilty of theft;"
The good priest covered his nose and blew
He was hard of hearing upon the left,
And the wily rascal fully knew it.
" And I've brought the value of what I stole;
I want your Reverence to receive it,
And I crave your blessing upon my soul,
That tho guilt of thelt may thereby leave
With that ho thrust
Through the bars of rust
You stolo tho goods,
and restore to-mor-
Father, I found him," the penitent groans;
Offered him gold, this very same token,
Told him my sorrow in pitiful tones,
How with remorse my spirit was broken;
lie wouldn't accept it, but nodded his head,
Father, whenever I tried to explain it,"
" If such be the case," the confessor said,
" Nothing prevents you, my son, to retain
But for the theft,
That no sin be left.
You will say ten jxitcrs, beside your bed.
This week, for the souls.ir purgatory."
The penitent promised, and often said
He told no
lie but a well made story.
THE MORRILL TWLS. 4
"No boy or man," said the Doctor,
"accomplishes so much in life as the
ono with the bull-dog jaw and set pur
pose in short, the quality of holding
"N-no," hesitated the Colonel. "And
yet, the success of these strong-willed,
obstinate fellows depends altogether on
the track on which they run. They go
down hill just as they go up. Did I
ever tell you about James Morrill?"
" Probably not. I don't recall the
"Well, he was a classmate of mine
when I went to a distant school, up in
the mountains in Vermont.
" There were two of the Morrill boys
twins James and Jack. Red-headed,
ugly fellows, so much alike that
their mother scarcely knew them apart.
But Jack was an easy, good-tempered,
noisy boy, while James was silent, slow,
and almost as sure as death itself.
"James had few ideas, and as few
friends, but he held to them both with
a tenacity which I never saw equaled.
" One day, Mr. Ruddiman, the teach
er, accused James Morrill of some mis
chief I have forgotten what the break
ing of a window, I think. Jim denied
it; and the Doctor, to punish him for ly
ing, whipped him severely.
" Teachers are mortal, and the Doc
tor was mistaken. Jim, as it turned
out afterwards, was innocent. He
bore the thrashing without a word.
When it was over, he stood up before
theDoctor,paleas acorpse. The Doctor
was a big, burly man, and Jim a little
fellow of 10.
" I'll pay you for- every blow,1 he
said, 'if 1 have to wait for 50 years todo
it! I never was struck before, and I
never will be again ! '
" Ha walked out of the school, and
never came back. The Morrills, soon
after that, moved to Boston, and James
a few years later, went with his uncle to
"He was employed in an English
house in Foochow as tea-taster, and did
not return to the States until he was a
man of 35, with a grizzled beard, and
strong as Hercules.
" I suppose that the comparative sol
itude in which he had always lived for
there were bat few Englishmen, and no
women, then, im Foochow had given
morbid strength to the feelings and
prejudices of fis childhood.
" He came home purposely to see his
brother-John.for whom he had that
'strange attaphioamt-Wkich often, exists
golden eagle; but the priest said "nay,"
with kindly smiles for penitent sorrow;
x'ou must find the person from whom y
between twins. John bad gone to New
Mexico, on some wild exploring expedi
tionfor the vagabond blood was strong
in him yet but he should have returned
in Jane, and this was in August.
" 'He will be in New York by the time
return,1 said James, 'in the mean
time, I have a little business to attend
to in Vermont. Old Ruddiman, I hear,
is still living.1
" I looked at him in astonishment.
" Morrill,1 1 said, you surely do not,
after half a lifetime, bear a grudge for
that childish squabble.1
" 'He was no child ! He was a man !
He struck me unjustly. There is not a
day in which those blows have not
burned into my flesh! I am a man, like
himself, now, and 111 give him blow for
" I also had business in Vermont, and
I went with him, hoping to interfere, if
possible. But the sense of injury had
rankled so long in his brain that it
amounted to insanity.
" He was a genial, kind-hearted fel
low, except when Ruddiman's name was
mentioned. Then he would grow gloomy
" His long absence from a civilized
country made him ready to note all that
happened about him. He took, too, the
keenest interest in every child and
woman that entered the cars, and was
always ready to help them in any way
" At a station among the hills, a lit
tle girl came into the cars, leading a
feeble old man. Morrill sprang to help
them to a seat, and then he came back
for his vali3e.
"He's blind!1 he said. Must think
of it! to live in your own country, and
not be able to see it! The old fellow is
poor, too, I'm afraid. I'll go and sit
" He sat by the old man at intervals
during the whole day, helping him off
and on the train when we stopped for
meals, and, I fancy, paying for sumptu
ous repasts, to which his companions
had long been strangers.
" Once he came back to me.
"A fine old gentleman,1 he said.
Singularly intelligent. And thero's
something very reverend in his simple
piety and goodness. If you had lived
among heathens for 30 years, you'd ap
" At sunset, we reached C , and
Morrill assisted the feeble blind man to
descend from the platform.
" This is my home,1 said he. 'Do
you stop here?'1
" 'Yes,1 stammered Morrill. 'I have
business in C .'
" You will come to my house, then,
when it is finished?' said the old man.
You have been very kind to me. I feel
sure that we shall be friends. My name
" Morrill's face grew first pale, then
scarlet. He shook hands without a
word. When we had gone down the
street, he laughed aloud, like a woman
in hysterics. But when I smiled, he
turned on me fiercely.
" 'Stop!' he said. 'I'm a fool, but I
know it! I know it!1
" He proved a good friend to the old
teacher, whose lite became more com
fortable after that. Morrill was a gen
erous fellow, had plenty cf money, and
I think felt that he ought to make
amends for every blow that he had not
" One instance more of his dogged
" I left him in Providence, on his way
to New York to meet his brother. A few
days later, I received a letter from a
friend, in which he stated that the ex
ploring party had been attacked on the
Plains by Indians, and all but three had
" The next week I went down to New
York, and hunted up Morrill. He was
very pale and quiet, but had made prep
arations for a journey across the Plains.
This was before the days of Pacific rail
roads, and the journey would be one of
months, and must be made in a wagon
" 'John, they tell me, was murdered.
They buried him there. I am going to
bring him home.1
11 Bring him home ? Impossible ! '
" 'I must see John, dead or alive. Do
you think I would leave him there for
the cayotes and savages to dig out of
" He went. The men who had re
turned gave him accurate directions as
to where their slaughtered comrades
" 'But there were twenty of them,1 1
remonstrated. How can you tell which
is John's grave? It is unmarked.1
" 'I shall dig them up until I find
him,1 he said, with compressed lips.
" And he did it. I am stating a fact,
and one that always seemed to me ter
ribly pathetic. The man journeyed for
months before he found, on a boundless
sage-plain, the heaps of earth over the
"Then, alone for his companions
would not aid him he uncovered every
grave, looking for his brother, and cov
ered them reverently again.
" John was not there.
" One or two of the bodies had al
ready been torn up by the cayotes, and
his, it was supposed, was one of them.
" James Morrill returned to the States,
and prepared to go back to China,
to remain there the rest of his life.
" The day before he was to sail, I was
walking with him on Broadway, when
his brother John met us, face to face.
" James stood looking at him in blank
amazement, with stirring eyes and open
mouth. Then he laid his hands on his
" You are a fraud,1 he said, quietly.
You ought to be dead. I've been dig
ging for you for months.1 Then the
tears came to his eyes, he choked, as if
he had swallowed something, and was
" The two men walked away together
as calmly as if they had parted but yes
terday, instead of thirty years before.
"But they did not separate again.
They went together to China, and are,
most likely, still wandering through the
world in each other's eomrjanv "
An English gentleman traveled over
a railroad line where the fare was 7d,
but not having a ticket before entering
the cars, the company undertook to
charge him 8d., reckoning the distance
from the terminal station, from which
he had not started. The company sued
for the Id., and was beaten in all the
courts. The Court of Appeal ruled that
the company might insist on a passen
ger paying for his ticket before carrying
him, or, if he was given credit, could
insist on his paying such fare as they
demanded, but only for the distance ac
Prof. W. G.Fakmek lighted up a
whole house In Salem, Mass., 20 years
ego, with electric light, using a battery
for the production of electricity. It
was, however, much more costly than
Hard times in Germany are shown in
nothing more than in the consumption
of six million gallons less beer in 1878
than in 1877.
Reaarkable PevelepascHts at a Salt
Well la Western Sew York.
The Vacuum Oil Company of this
city, says the Rochester Democrat, has
for come time past been engaged in
sinking a salt well at Le Roy, and the
enterprise has been watched with no
little curious interest. There were no
verv decided results, however, until yes
terday afternoon, but the demonstration
was lively enough then, and for a few
moments the frightened workmen were
under the impression that their drill
had pierced the infernal regions. Short
ly after 12 o'clock the depih of 4'0 feet
was reached when gas appeared in mod
erate quantities, but gradually the sup
ply increased, and at 2 o'clock it came
out with such a rush that it was ignited
by the fire in a coal stove, 10 feet dis
tant from the mouth of the well. The
house in which the men were working
was instantly filled with flames and they
barely escaped with their lives. In a
few seconds the woodwork caught tire
and the destruction of the entire derrick
seemed inevitable, but the gas was fol
lowed by a rush of water which rose to a
height of 50 feet in the
air, quickly extinguishing the
flames. Then followed alternate
floods of gas and jets of water, each one
holding its own for about a minute and
a half before it gave way to the other.
The water had a strong sulphuric taste
at first, with a slight appearance of salt,
and as the supply of gas commenced to
diminish the flow of water increased.
By degrees the water became less sul
phurous and more thickly impregnated
with salt, until at half-past 5 o'clock it
was a strong brine, spouting to a height
of 70 feet. Steadily increasing at half
past 7 o'clock, it reached an altitude of
110 feet which it held. The bore of the
well is eight inches, and the casing tak
ing up about an inch leaves an opening
of seven inches in diameter from which
the solid stream is thrown high in the
air. At the latest reports last night the
field in which the well is located was
flooded with brine and jet there was no
indication of a cessation of the deluge.
What the result will be, of course, no
one at present can tell. Perhap3 salt
will be found, and if not maybe the gas
can be utilized for lighting and heating
The Chief of the Bureau of Statistics
furnishes the following summary of the
official returns of immigration into the
United States: During the calendar
year 1878, there arrived at the
several ports of the United
States 209,254 passengers.of whom
153,207 were immigrants. During the
calendar year, 1877, the total arrivals
of passengers was 190,361, of whom
130,503 were immigrants, showing an
increase of 22,704 in the number of im
migrants, or about 17 per cent. The
following particulars arc furnished with
respect to the immigrants who arrived
during the calendar year, 1878: The
ages were: Under 15. years, 29.G85; 15
and under 40, 104,058; 40 years and up
ward, 19,464. There were 94,651 males,
and 58,556 females. The occupations
were Professional, 1,516; skilled, 16,
837; not specified, 631 ; without occupa
tions (mainly women and children),
72,121. The countries of last perma
nent residence or citizenship were as
follows: England, 19,581; Ireland, 17,
113; Scotland, 8,700; Great Britian
(not specified), 1; Wales, 311;
Germany, 51,958; Austria, 4,881;
Hungary, 632; Sweden, 6,176; Norway,
5,216; Denmark, 2.G88; Netherlands,
652; Belgium, 454; Switzerland, 2,051 ;
Frai.ce, 4,668; Italy, 5,163; Sicily, 228;
Greece, 18; Spain, 432; Portugal, 648;
Russia, 4,216; Poland, 554; Finland,
22; Turkey in Europe, 23; Syria, S8;
India, 9; China, 8,468; South Africa, 7;
Africa (not specified), 4; Quebec and
Ontario, 24,533; Scotia, 3,282; New
Brunswick, 1,458; Prince Edward
Island, 349; Newfoundland, 108; Brit
ish Columbia, 372; Mexico, 473; British
Honduras, 4; Central America, 14;
United Stat s of Columbia, 7 ; Vene
zuela, 16; Brazil, 11 ; Peru, 17; South
America (not specified), 10; Cuba, 494;
Porto Rico, 13; Hayti, 4; Jamaica, 84;
Bahamas, 289 ; Barbadoes, 22 ; St. Croix,
11; St. Thomas, 18; Trinidad, 7; West
Indies (not specified), 31; Azores, 873;
Cape Verde, 6; Bermudas, 13; Iceland,
168; Australia, 634; all other countries,
14. During the year 1878, 15 children
were born on the voyage, and the num
ber of deaths was 71.
Massacre of a
The Abbe Debaize, sent out by the
French Government, was, when last
heard of, on the way from Unyanyembe
to Ujiji. He is an energetic man and a
quick traveler. It is reported that be
fore reaching Unyanyembe he came
into collision with some men of an
Unyambezi Chief, a relation and rival
of the present Unvambezi Sultan of
Unyanyembe, much given to highway
robbery. be Abbe found with these
men ten tusks of ivory which they had
plundered from an Arab caravan, and
were spying out his position in order to
bring down a gang of robbers upon
him. This ended in the Abbe killing
the men and taking the ivory to Unyan
yembe. After thi3 a party of the Church
Missionary Society apparently under
Mr. Stokes came up, but having dis
covered that the Chief Myungu was
plundering, they took the road by Ituvu,
and thereby avoided him. Another
church missionary party, seemingly
under Mr. Penrose, fell into his hands,
and was attacked near a lake or pool of
water, where the trees gave cover to
the enemy. Mr. Penrose was killed,
also sixty-two of his men, chiefly Unyan
wezi porters, but including ten Zanzi
barians. Mr. Penrose is said to have
fought bravely, holding the robbers in
check so long as his cartridges lasted,
killing sixteen with his own hand before
he fell. Every thing was lost; and a
few days after the empty packing cases
lay on the ground, and sixty-three dead
bodies were counted, including that of
a white man, supposed to be Mr.
Services of the Late YIcar-Geaeral
KuftigDariag a Cholera Epidemic
Of the Christian fortitude and brav
ery of the late Vicar-General Kundig,
who died in Milwaukee recently, a
former resident of Detroit presents
this illustration : " In August, 1834, the
cholera burst upon Detroit with a fe
rocity and slaughter that it never ex
hibited elsewhere; when, in 60 days, it
swept away 10 per cent, of our people;
when it crept up and down our river,
along our docks, catting down all ages,
sexes and conditions; when it mounted
the decks and shrouds of our vessels,
and nen fell as if struck by lightning;
when at early dawn the old French
carts could be seen in line, like the com
missariat at the grand army marshaled
by Sextos Noble, stretching away to the
old seminary,"a fearful line of festering
corpses; when all men, no matter how
brave, seemed appalled; when he had tetl no cow. 0 ,..:". ,,. w..,-, , ,, . ,
no hospitals, no asylums no place of Tbeonrf -d .. it imi.i M- alone will wh as wch as all th gar- Tm 7 rt nrr. !
refuge or safety for the sick an J djing. rr T V" ?,! t meats i J J ;f " ; '
Father Kundig-God bless hlm-im- Ph.Qfacr(!iu wm1 . , weather" a4 jKht b the oae who o. fell Ttm.
proriscd a hospital, formed the fair. A Qoincy attorney has been retained pm-m of the chilly wiads. i It is said --Hat Hnrr vjn. -
daughters of tho families of the Du-, w a case which pronbes to prort a de- yVe bdUrw that raca are ofteaest 1 l poppet! the Owm. JU Mrr$e! r
noycrs, tho Dcsquindrcs, the Camparis, cidedly interesting one, dcvtlopingalike fifoed with ore throat, cxmgh, cld, wive firt and axM Um Atr?wti.
the Momn, the Baubian. into an the cupidity of fortune banter and tho broachUl and luojf dUordcts ad yvt, yt ,T Sector (rtrrjajr wlxrti r-.
Armv of the Red Crow ' and labored confidtnee place! in the so-called mat- men wr chcH protector-, take care of jyp 0f dabiou orfcgii H mu
in season and out of season in the causo ! rimonial advenbement in the newsp- ir throits and kaow the daapK of ! doabtlnl Sx-h1 Ai
of bumanitv." j Pc"- In thi instance, however, the tiraf. Tal bin a men raai either , yes j,ql fofc At j,l jwm'"
The Vicar-General himself, in a letter
the authorities of Detroit, described
the terrible ordeal in these words .
"Vwr nrrrimtriril flin mmmtmitp
couraire vanished. and enternrke cemed.
. "wv"t v'iuutuwt
Mi arrangement whatever for the dread-
. . - . .
ful event had been made, an
d the com-
mon council having failed to obtain the
Cauitol for that miroo.ne. Detroit was
left without a public buildtnir fit to to
used for cholera patients: vet the nresi
ure of circumstances required some
olace where the victims of the disease
could be brought and attended to, for
the inhabitants were too miifih fricrhtt - n -
ed to take euro of those among them
who were attacked
The edifice known
by the pestilence.
as TnnitV Utiurch
was, therefore, thrown 6pen for that
puqjosc, ami a temporary partition was
raised through the center of the build
ing, in the four rowa of pews, and every
second new was taken out to trive room
for the sick patients, male patients be-
inff brought in
n on one side and female
patients on the otner side of the parti
tion. Thus the church was at once,
without loss of time, turned into a hos
pital an arrangement indispensable in
the necessity of the moment and during
the time the pestilence continued raging
in the city."
In that great battle with the plague
the deceased spent all his means and
large sums of borrowed money, which,
on account of the financial distress of
1836, he was obiged to make good, the
authorities of Detroit being unable to
refund to him the sums he hud ex
In a review of a recent publication,
the New York Lun critic incidentally
recalls the story of the three Misses
Caton, of Maryland:
Since their names and striking for
tunes have passed into histor, we may
recall with profit, and doubtless without
reproach, some incidents of the tale. Of
course, most people havo heard of the
felicities which befel the Misses Caton
in England, but few know what slender
portions they carry to their fniuro lords.
(Jood looks (by no means superlative,
however) they had, and they unques
tionably were granddaughters of Charles
Carroll, of Carrollton. Of accomplish
ments or culture of any high order they
could not boast, and as to their estate,
veal or personal when the husband of
ono of them bestirred himself, rather
late in the day, to institute some cau
tious inquiries, that sardonic old gen
tleman, their grandfather, could not re
member any, present or prospective.
Neither had they powerful connections,
well placed about the court, or indeed
any facilities beyond a few letters of in
troduction supplied by an English ac
quaintance residing in the States. A
modest outfit this, and yet these sage
virgins so trimmed their lamps and
wove their nets so cunningly that po
tentates no less high and mighty than a
Duke of Leeds, a Marquis of Vellesley
and another scarcely leas conspicuous,
fell prompt and unresisting victims. It
was the future Marchioness, they say,
who unlocked for her sisters the door of
opulence and pomp, and a pleasant
story is related of her first introduction
to the noble Lord, some details
of which those of our fair
readers contemplating the conquest of
the British Islands may do well to in
wardly digest. It seem? Miss Caton
was staying at a country houso when
the Marquis arrived, and soon thereaf
ter, yielding to a natural curiosity, the
young lady ascertained from an obedi
ent abigail the precise whereabouts at a
given moment of the distinguished guest.
Bv an odd coincidence, some minutes
later, Lord Wellesley, who happened to
be in the library intent upon a newspa
per, was considerably perplexed and de
lighted to find two soft arms about his
neck, two velvet lips upon his cheek,
and his ears saluted in delicious accents
by the words, "My dear, dear grand
father!" Now, as a matter of fact, his
own courtly features bore small resem
blance to the wrinkled visaire of the
master of Carrollton ; moreover, the ti
tle of grandsire is not grateful to un
married men of a certain age ; but the
soul of the Marquis was too lofty and
generous for sucn considerations ; be
sides, he had no time, for the piteous
confusion into which the damsel fell on
detecting her error, and which indeed
seemed likely to deprive her of her rea
son, must have melted a heart of stone.
When, with much pains and tender so
licitude, ho had succeeded in calming
her agitation, and she, still bathed in
blushes, tripped lightly from the room,
the pulses of the gallant veteran beat a
reveilleto which his blood had been long
a stranger. Here, certes, was the one
maid in all wide Britain whose artlcs3
innocence and simple faith might be
trusted to love him for himself alone.
A Saw-Hill Speculation.
A gentleman named David Barnes, of
Loveland, Col., heard of tho great scar
city of lumber and the plentiful supply
of logs in this camp, and having an eye
to bnsiness he purchased a sav-mill for
1,600 and started for Leadville. At
every station along the route he heard
well authenticated reports of the rapid
rise in lumber, each furnishing a new
incentive to hurry his team.
Mr. Barnes and his saw-mill headed
into Chestnut Street yesterday after
noon, when he learned that lumber was
in demand at 360 per thousand, and at
that price none to be had in the market.
He ordered his team to halt while he
made some inquiries about location, etc ,
and when he returned to issue march
ing orders he found a party waiting to
see the man that owned that mill."
Is this your mill, sir?" said one of
" Going to use it yourself?"
"That's the calculation."
" What does such a mill cost?"
"Paid $1,600 for it."
"Want to sell it?"
Well, whatUl you take for it?"
"I'll take $2,600."
"Reckon you didn't come np for
"No, ir; come op to saw lumber.
Drive on, boys."
"Just hold on a minute," said the
purchaser; " friend, if you will step
oyer to the bank 1,11 give yon a check
for the money."
Marching orders were countermanded
bv Mr. Barnes, and in rive minutes he
pocketed his $2,CQ0, making a coal thou
sandon hi3 speculation, and L now on
his way to Denver for another mill.
: cts m Uie wc ."how unusual fcanump
'. on the part of the lady intorcMl and
stnUie! deception bv thegr-ntleraan con-
CCmcd. Tho details. M related bV tho
attorney, are about a follow:
1 .?!" - 1 - . W.
ueauwim young gin, no; moro man .w
years of age, with a wealth cf golden
hair and eve of the
deepest blue, well
onvcraation. mod -
educated, refined in conversation
est in demeanor, tAJtul in drv, and
" a iTiT
. apparently po-usMng au oi uio quaiiu-
J m .!.
ciuon oi a peneei lauy, caiieu ai un
office a few days ago and laid her caws
: before him, in the presence of a third
' person, a lady whom he said was her
companion from the East. The fair cli- J
' val Kavo her name as Maud de I Care, J
au, au mat uur uoiuu wm in iw."hij. i
With tears in her eves she declared that
she had bt en barely deceived by some
one in Quincy one in whom she had
placed even con'idence and to whom
she had civen her whole heart, but
! whom she had never seen and wai now
anxious to get .sight of. The atory of '
UUl DIUUU3 IM-tl-.U MUCH UCI Uln lll.-tfc
l.-m .j..w.? VMtfw.... ...(.MM la it ft.. ..2 f titf
fell upon the following advertisement in
an Eastern paper:
OKltSONW!, A baclii-lor of 33. tlolni; bul-
;.- in n Vitvrn city, unit vlltins the
K'.. iwironyrnr, with to corrr ! ml with
.Monryid not Important. Tho laly ma-t tm
tfootl looking, iutolllircnt untl of vhh! IninUr
attifitotory rviori'iK'tt uirvn at propr Uiuv.
AddrvdM v k. WOTTO.V,
Trrmont iioue, ijuinry, in,
Miss do La Cre thereupon told her law-,
yer that she had some time since uotict'd '
the personal in tho newspapers. He-'
coming satisfied that it was genuine shi
responded to it, and a lever's intimacy
by correspondence was the result. She
hud put implicit confidence in the name .
and in the intentions of the advertiser.
He had written her with a warmth that
she thought could only be born of genu
ine affection, and in the innocence of '
her heart she had ulven him the foil as
surance of youthful love. Believing that
he was anxious to marry her, Mis do
La Care left Boston anil came to Quin
cy. A perfect stranger in tho place, j
sho knew not where to go, but with her '
lady traveling-companion sought a pri
vate bonrding-houic until she could
properly meet her intended husband. ,
The day following her arrival in Q-iin-ey
she addressed a note to Mr. Wot ton, .
at the Tremont Houie, but received no J
reply. Tho subsequent day sho sent ;
him another note, telling him of her
whereabouts and requesting an inter
view as speedily as possible, as she was
dvinir to seo her lover." Jo her
VCJ ... . ..
an interview, and Jeclannr in
surirestcl if he did not wish her to call
at the hotel, to aonenr at a designated
place anl hour, carrying a lavender kid
glove in his hand, and
sho would thoro
by recognize him and at once make
herself known. Miss dc La Care at the
same time pointed out to her lover the
injustice thnt would be dono if ho failed
to keep this engagement, saying that
she had been of great expense in com
ing from Boston, and being an orphan,
had no means of getting back East with
out assistance ; aud if after the meeting
she was found to be entirely unsuited
as a wife for him. sho would gladly for-
iret the Dast unon his navinir S800 to re-
imburse her for the expense she had in-
curreu. iiul it seems that neither en
treaties nor threats would induce her ad
veriscr to meet Miss de La Care, and
consequently sho wished to sejuro tho
services of a lawyer to obtain such re
dress as the law would give her.
The attorney told tho young lady that
he knew of no person by that name in
Quincy, and it would be difiicult and
expensive to prosecute a suit for dam
ages under ih'i circumstances; out lie
T Wt 1TI1ILIIII VI lll-l Wl I VBktIIir1I. Ill fc ' I A
ter thoroughly, and to ascertain the
rw --- - ....rw -.. ......
identity of the individual who put the
advertisement in the Boston paper. He
describes the grief of the unfortunate
girl as pitiful in the extreme. The fatly
who came from Boston with her a
young widow by the name of Revere,
whose husband was a Lieutenant in the
Army and was killed in one of the In-
Hiqn fnmniifTrw nt thft llT.t vnar fnVPS
Maud the hifhet recommendation, as-
serting that she is a descendant of one
of the first New England families, that!
she is a graduate of Vassar Colloge.aud
that she was orphaned a few years ago, ,
while her fortune was sunk in the panic j
which carried down so many establish-,
ments in 187.'$. Mrs. Revere is, if pos
sible, the more indignant of tho two, .
and pronounces herself ready to furnish
Maud means from her own
purse to '
o has so
Drosecute the miscreant who
hr5hlv trpatoH her friend. The widow's '
chagrin and mortification this note also ' coarse ana nam uungs untier tno gui.e u,Hj j, jn !in outb.illding in t4w (.
remained unaswered, and the idea that of friendship, and other perpetrate all J lraj iar Boatswain, until Lh arrival
she had been deceived for the first time sorts of mean thingi under Uie shield of 0j Km.)orurt WSL ln0 pric of all th f
entered her mind. She then again politeness. There are mlgar !vlln ma0 elophniibt. fuid (Iypy M.y
wrote to Mr. Wotton demandiug as a , walk ng the streets in linsey-woolsey, jov ....pm ntm Wll, ' hnr .,,. ,
plain terui3 that she had not come all of , the streets in silks and natina and broad im,jor ptmUlimtint titnl frviii that h. -the
way from Boston for nothing, and , cloths who are devils. There are many f ho lot hh laca n' tho WMw,l4,f jlirt x,.
that she would see him if it took all , men whoso outward life may be all j . Jml (.yj,y lrilntmrr h'-r
summer to accomnlish tho obiect. Sho nrht in thesiuht of tho law, but whose KiM.ii.i.,..,a . tl... i t ......,
black eves snapped fire as she dwelt up- Oechsle had so far succeed that be felt
on tbe'deception that had been nrac- warranted in submitting one of his flat
ticed, and, as the attorney believes, it drums to the Proasion Minister of War
will not be well for the lover to meet . 'or examination and trial. It was pro
Mrs. Revere without he is prepared for ' nou need -a success, and before the end of
a lively scene j 1855 lne new instrument had been intro-
lively scene i
The legal gentleman has already '
ken measures to ascertain who Mr. j
Wotton is, and the developments in
the case will be watched with interest.
Woman's Ruggedness. . for recording the treaty of peace be-
. ' tween Russia and Turkey, the contracts
" The mortality reports of Detroit or j of & the German Princes and Priccaw
any other city in the country ought to recently married, and the patent
prove the deaths of ten females to one 0f nobility and hoaorary citizeaship
male," said a Detroit physician the conferred upon Bismarck, Moltke, and
other day when speaking of the way otaer distinguished people,
women dress. I r.
The best physicians advise warm ,
clothing and proper precautions when i Deal af a Basiaets Xatter.
advising with a big, rugged man, and .
men follow this advice and die of lung The following ia a copy of a letter re
trouble. This day you will see men on i ceived by a lawyer ia this city, says the
the streets with pulse-warmers, heavy St, John (N. B.) ivos, in whose hand
overcoats, fur caps, woolen undercloth-1 f small account had beea placed for col-
ing, thick socks, etc., and ahead and lection :
behind them von will see women in al- ( uzxk Sik I ntmrtd yomra of 20 ia
most summer attire. Men are brought stant that yoa had left my accovat In
up to look on women as frail, delicate " the Attoness handi. I a aorry that it
creatures, and to be tenderly cared for, w impaseoei lor om to aaake A jBayaaaat
and yet there are hundreds of them in at present, my wxfeisTeray Bad at pre j
every nvra and city who can and do en- ent with a Cancer in her month aad
dure more to the physical system than , ben she Drops of part of the property
men dare attempt. A woman will wear , Cums to my hands, then I will stake jo
a two-oucee bonnet to church or the payment. She Cant get well under
opera and make no complaint. A man '
goes out wearing a seal-skin cap. and ,
perhaps has his ears frost-bitten. Thou-;
sand3 of women wear cotton stockings
all winter long, while men's toes are J
nip ped through warm woolen socks. '
The great majority of women do not
wear woolen underclothing. At least j
ninety men out of every nunurea wear j
1 either red flanneb or mennos, and yet
they seem to suffer more than women.
Men will wear doable mittcas while
a woman will pot o HZZZjfL
fU?p thinking of the fensMe mix a irv
t weaJccr tcak-1, or ft man prove that
0TcrcOatji and woolens are nceceary
. Y.-.1tta r! romfftrt- Dorillff the lt
A ' ,,ti- w fetch rulled over lai C
tv avi w - - - - - y-
tion. an IB iireenr hjw ..-
covered with ice and the frot on the
win(i0w$ wa nearly a quarter of an
' jncj, thick, ladle rode up and dowa In
miv --.-- ---
vjj ciOVe and llrht bonseU aad made
. r - . m . - -
no complaints. tuOUga sironjr, rwi
mm in the nci? car. re?iwl as wrarnm
at men can drww In thh country, could
nut Mt still lor tae com. UKtrvu i-rxc
.... .. t-K . ' . l ..
Jlr. IWchc r oa Kcfmtatiea.
The text of his sermon waa from Sec
ond Connthian!, iv I6-" Though our i
outward man perih, yet the InwanJ
man is renewed day by day." The
duality of man, Mr.'lieechT aid, run.
in thought through all the writings of
I'aul. There is, according to hi teach
ing, an inner man hidden In the outer
man, and it Li thU inner life and inner '
ra.in of wjhich Paul frequently speak j
It mutters not whether we lake the plr-"
itn.tn-.tin view or the maleriaUiUc. it
' comes lO the same In tllO Clld. II
' td.nhn thnt thnm U am rmtvrmnl and
.".i ... i.i -M, !;; i
j visible, and also an inward and inrtsf-
ble, lllo in all men. air. uecencr rr -
. - . 1 ... . I. n .WX....K..
of thought and im-
. i ...... ,-utu u ,
mrination in man, which, no said,
""""" . . . ,nPM
makes htm more omniscient, ami wore
IIrilTll LU LU12 LAinUl 111 IKUUhh ..-
i.M.. .m mm :.!. thn .nv thine
else. It 'travels with such rapidity,
changes its themes with Mich facility,
and embraces such a wide range of
subjects, n to pass all compre
hension. Ho then passed to
the consideration of tho innor life
tet. As Tninl
,'s conduct is, to a
hat the inner life b
pokun of in the
rule, he said, men
larjre dezree, such that
rotlected by the outward life. But not
always w tliis true. Sometimes a man'
character ii worked out in hia conduct,
but not always. A man's character may
be ono thing, and his reputation anoth
er. Paul's character was angelic, but
his reputation among tho men of his
timo wis that, as ho himself expressed
it, of "the off-scouring of the earth."
A man with a very bad reputation may
nevertheless stand far above hi ttine
and his fellows. Some men are better
in their inner lives than in their conduct,
and some are better in their conduct
than in their inward live. Some do
. . . t . ., t
ami more arc aiso many mvn waming
, inward life is hard and cruel, and many
who nre better insido than thoy are out
. side. Men may bo seemingly wido apart
in this life, and still be rcalfv near togeth
er. Tli ere are those who li vo In animosity
all their lives, and who are nevertheless j
really tho best of friends. Our imagin
ation causes us to think wo hate men
when in reality wo do not. There were J
men, Mr. Beechcr said, at whom he had '
thrown javelin sentences, which they
had dodged, ai David dodged Saul, and
subsequently, upon better information,
he had become convinced that ho vetv
hitting the wrong man. II
Ho ha1 a sort
of suspicion, also, that the sami thin
hail been practiced upon htm.
He had :
no doubt if he knew what certain dear
brethren not far from l'lyraouth Church
were after, he could join with them in
the hunt after that thing; but that thing
was not he. He had no doubt that there
were Chinamen worshiping their idol
in California to-dav who are better than
tho red-rnouthed whisky-drinking mon
who are persecuting them, notwith
standing their persecutors aro called
untuan.i. Lrtppiause ,fl prcierreti
Christians. fApplause.! He preferred
w " - ." . . . .
m M LA Itll TV k A K& Ilk' 1111 . A k 1 . k. . U.M U
, ,,..,,.,' -..,;.,;:, T : -'
a so-called Christian with a devil in him
He had o.tcn tried to imagine how a
sneakthief feels, but could not. He
. i. .. ., it.
man built after the model of a wasp
beautiful all the way down, but the
whole energy of whose life lay in the
power of his sting. Ho also hated a
mean man. He could understand how
a man could slay an enemy, or fire a
ship, but a cowardly sneak
spLscd. New York Time
A Noted Dram.Jfaker.
Andreas Occhsle, the inventer of the
flat drum, recently celebrated his golden
wedding at bis Berlin home. Occhsle
founded his manufacture of military
drums in Berlin in 1836, he and his wife,
Kirolina being, forrt long time, the sole
worKers or the estaDiishment. in 1&.3
tijv" ' . iunuuo um uwh h
duced into every band of the army,
present it is used ia the armies of
sia, the United States, England, Japan,
and even China. The perfection of his
ia, uie uuiicn oiaies, r.ngi3nu, ja
and even China. The perfection o
! parchment was a che element of the
' inventor's success, and it has been !
ne present circumstances it is caw
yoose to ad cost to it.
Toktuks still exU ia Paris. Swore
evidence ia the Lanlernc libel suit evoked
the fact that subordiaaie police officials
feel authorised to torture prkoaers to
obtain coateswoos. The ligotU ts raost
affected trier the wrists with wet cords
which are twisted till the blood spurts
He jrot h! rtn riK -r !
Aul wr a ?"d .
A?m1 ft e"t I f atf
- Trw flx ibi rin .'."
A CucveXAXr n, bfrj$r tei
hit wiin to bav for her thJ talt ,
trrn-bet, eftci for "the Uta pot
for a feeeu"
tiii: tooiLtii nun xowovn m ww
anduilth There U no inui. -hould
I adverti?M lie woi:
or In the newspaper, atw! rrMj
I ..U . ...... ..r. .I.Wtf
j urawciu eiwwuiws ' .t .
i Tut vmersble wife of a rl4t.
i phyclan. one day c-swtinj; W mm :
of the window, whirred hot WKn !
! tho funeral proceJiUn of one mt i
UcoU, at which he rxolm4 "J
wish ray buband wtuW kep
from uch pfoekn-. It pfiu
much like a tailor carrying fcot j j
Ti'UKisit proverb Novrr a ;,
fall to the ground. (Jd nwl
blind binl's mvt- A nitl mm'
even tmr. Where there l a mml
Is a hope. An orderly ht?i k Mr--
Ainu are a lta. proyor. Th hmt
a chtlil that wranl what It ws, Kr-v
itccldent eife advice, CHee 1 t i
bet IntrtHlucor Mn wKJh1 J4l
ment; hlp without anehor
TiCHKK (who I trying u op;tvn
i - . f M,.Mf" ,V
"'" V . H .r..-.
. . .
a Dad ooy were to steel an m-r,
. , .J . . . , , , r
', hit good mother should mirk aim w
"... , ,..i , .,J
- l anl l '"n' PT K"'1
toll him how wicked It I, and how xrty.
very grieved he wan, don't ri U K
now that the little lniy might u ftwl .rw
ry?" Cronlc Sunday -chml SeW!r
Ve-Mum." T. "And why, Marrn
duke?" C. S. S; 'Came " T !-
fan- wbat,Marmy ?' C S S " ll; I
cauo why. ho hadn t et tho or u,
1 '' w. ma coloh him and tuek It ay
tm ltn, "
lr ny eor". untWIln WJnr
Aka th" loAit of yMir tiMwttr
Toll hint it' !..
11 nny tramp prmn t f
And (km tho loan of Mlf elr.
Tell him It l."t.
Ami o toll oil who m u lMifnnr
Soma trt'Auit atl to iimwh-
Toll Vn lf lrttt.
, i m - --
I'linhhlnjr nti Dlrphanf.
Emptor U the moit vleinue. an ho it
the fiueitt, elephant in this eoun'tt
During tho winter months he and ).
ttr r iinf.n tititiiN urn ohnln.il )i lln r
..-! ....-... .-... ,.... WMK -.-- --, ----.
, trillli. Hnt HoaUwaln oneo ariml
Tho device of circus men for punch
ing an elephant Is cruel. To tho hy t
of an animal are f&ilmiod strong pullet,
which are attached to lever. At a ?
nal tho legs are drawn aaundcr, and t.i
animal sinks down, a mass of helpV ,
tortured ilesh. Tlun the keojMir.. nrin
ed with long club, approteh and mnl
him on tho Tegs anil lottorin of thefW
Tho elephant during punhhmnnt eur
his trunk beneath him and eta his
eyes. Hour after hour gHM by n.
times, but the keepers only roln wh-1
t t hn nmrttint ittt)uf littwftw i iM.a.).'
! 1-t, ... i.t. t,.... . .. .
i v riv, . ti;it ii.4.i n t b.ru "'.
stiumiviloti ami a oonqeoroil pirt
BoaUwain cried out, and wm r
again guilty of offense. Emperor, h w
ever, has svol thh terrible punuUiuoi.t
several times, and with eurh o-tr;r
dlnary nerve that the keepers aro nfraid
of htui. He is vicious, and wltenn-vwr a
missile comes within his reaeh h l
charges it at the nearest keeper trniU:
On Monday night Ernperor wairh l
..t't.. .u.ttt,... . ii.... ...i
one oi tho attend ants
.ui.... i. .... ..
- uiuiit MiiiiKci. il -wnn immiiiiiiii. nnii
. M. m
me man was malting every thing .any
when Emperor iddonly turnM on hi-u
and knocked him down. Tho kjxr
oi rage, was on the point of drnK
i., i?..' ,.t. i.. . . V . .
utm uvixjAiii ins it-ufc nnu Hinrnptdx "tui
to death. Help came, and the kor'frr
was saved, and then it was drjlTtti"!
Emperor should suffer for what ho had
The attendants took the long Iron
poker with which the fires are iirrd.
and this they heated red-hot. Kmjwror
was then bound down in the faWon
that has been described, and, whil one
of the keepers held bis trunk, the othor
ran tho red-hot poker xi into It. Too
savage punishment nearly blind! Em
peror, but he did not squeal. if look
ed sullenly ail the time at hi keeper.
Since then the elephant hai ten una
ble to cat, and stands alone and uUn,
slapping his horribly mutilated trunk
wherever there is a cool spot in tho
shed. The men call thU tho extreme
pusUbment, and say that it his never
been applied before ia thi country. It
was not strong enough to subdue Km
peror. New York Sun.
Permeated Distilled Liquor.
Dr. Willard Parker, in the GhruiMn
Union, gives credit to the temperance
reformers for good intention and earn
estneu, but he It convinced that, bj vz
norisg the difference between fernvrnt!
aad distilled liquors, aad denouncing
both alike, they are preventing the re
alt that tLey seek to accomplish. He
argue that ferrasntaUoa U a proces oi
aatare, which will coatiaue to exit i
long as there is sugar and starch.
"That k the work of Omolpotence," he
says, "aos the work of man. It grow
out of the very cosstkniioa of thing ;
aad is m truly a dirise process a m
growth itself." He hold tWihe Bible
does aot dUeottiteaaace the use of fer
nieated liquor. Af to the e&$ct on
helth,hesays: "Ithnot tiis vinous
fenaenlalba. that does the harm; his
aot with th&t we hsre todo b&ttk. A.
bum oaa ret foolish oa it I admit; bet
he b aot likely to jet very drunk. Wo
hare aever had a single cie of an ia
briate in the asylum at Binghamton ho
carse there from a ing vinous fermenta
tions. He aisy have begun with Uia,
aad gone on to ether and stronger
liquors; bat the rsero vinous fermeet
tkm. did not make aa iaebriate of him.
And while Hies ase simply the csuro
wiaee, the aataral product of the vine
with ao jaore akohol than come from
Hs ferxaeatatioa, drBckeeaes vf but .it
tie known." Dr. Parker's coadexcaa
tloa of distilled itqsors is naeraivccaL
The proces of ditillatka i srtiScial.
Fermeated liqaor is the work of - God ;
distilled iifjeor is the work of man or the
deril, or both."
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