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THE BED CLOUD CHIEF.
M. L. THOMAS, Publisher.
WHERE IGNORANCE IS BLISS.
Is unvr. contajrlous? I don't know;
Hot this I am prepared to wty.
That I have felt, for many a day,
A great desire to make it bo.
Doc shi vouchsafe a thought to mo?
Hnietlme I think she doe: and thes
I'm forced to irrope in doubt ajroln.
Which scums my normal state to i-
Why don't I ask. and aklnr. i7f7""
I jrrant perhaps It raUrbt '" '
Uut wncn I look lnvl.
And hear bcr voice thrU1, mo "
i ihi.i, . - iitf whole I won't;
I-1 hSJhJi dJS "an know rt-don't. ,
I d rather tMJ" scrtfrfier JentMv.
A rllANKSUIYI.VG STORY.
So one should be mean enough
ask if this is a true story. All stories
are true stories, and it isn't likely that
any one would lie about what happened
on such a good day as Thanksgiving.
TO BEGIN WITH,
The widow Du Shay lived in a little cot-
lagoon the ground nowoccupicd by the
House of Correction. The facts in this
story occurred many years ago, but they
were salted down at the timo and arc
now taken from the barrel in splendid
Thanksgiving day had arrived. The
Governor of Michigan had issued a
proclamation as long as a hoe-handle,
the turkey-gobblers had been gobbled
from market and grocery, and every
body was ready for a short .sermon and
a long dinner. That's how things were,
and a war map would not give the read
er any clearer idea of the situation.
Tho widow pat down In her rocking- chair.
And Kite drew up nearer the stove:
And the north wind blow with an awful
And the snow Hakes came down in n drove.
"He thankful for what?" mused Mrs. Du
' I'm u widow, rheumatic and poor;
And 'twouldn' be iuecr. If before tho New
I was bcKxing from door to door."
She wlpod a tear from her sparkling nose
And t-lie thought of Du Hiiiy in his k'ntvo
And her children three, who wcro drowned
Under the foam-crest wave.
NOTICE TO THE AUDIENCE.
The public will please keep their seats
ns tho performance is not yet half
I've worked like a fclave," tho widow went
" I've toiled lolh early and late,
I've lessened my food that I might get wood.
And my conduct bits ever been straight.
uMr husband is dead my children arc gone,
My hou-o needs many rcpairo;
home white man or nig h:ts stolen my pig,
And my head It Is getting gray halis."
Every adult person has read of the
poor widow who was compelled to make
shirts for six cents a piece and furnish
the buttons and thread. This is the one.
" I've nothing to eat but cold pancakes.
And a sip of three-shilling tea."
And the widowshc wept, while thesnowllakes
Under the door for to see.
' I've nothing to wear but an ll black dress.
My liounet Is teven years old:
And to add to my woes niy best pair of
For n shilling couldn't be sold.
' 3 hankf giving! The day is nothing tome
1 wish I was under the ground
I wi-h I wils dead, and this s.irmwful head
A rest in a rollin had found."
You would have wished the same had
you b?en in the widows place. Thanks
giving is a big thing with fowl, and
oysters, and cranberry-sauce to back it;
lnt when you come down to three old
chairs and two old pancakes, it's anoth
And t he widow sho wept and rocked away,
And the wind continued to blow.
While the uindow-pane it shivered again
At the touch of the Hakes of snow.
Human nature is licklc. If it wasn't
there would bo no brea-di-of-promise
suits or divorces. The widow Du Shay
finally concluded that cold pancake was
Letter than nothing, and that her old
house was superior to a coal shed for
comfort. She decided to observe tho
day as well as possible. She was warm
ing her feet in the oven preparatory to
skirting for church, when she fell
She fell asleep, and sho sighed and snored,
Itut never a pain did she feci.
As the room grew balm and tho oven got
And almost blistered her heel.
And she didn't dream of the better land,
Where widows have raiment of gold
She heaved not a slab tor entice and pie,
And tlauuels to keep out the cold.
THE KEASON WHY
she didn't was on account of tho sur
roundings. It's no trick at all for a
rich widow to dream of Heaven and
angels and second husbands and weeks
of bliss, but a poor lone widow with her
feet in tho oven is a different story.
The widow T)u Phay she opened her eyes
On sights she could hardly believe
There was wood at the door some ten cords
As she could quite plainly perceive.
A barrel of pork a whole chest of tea,
In the shed with a barrel of Hour;
And it bonnet was there, with n dress of mo
hair. Selected from somo fairy bower.
A pair of new shoes (she wore No. five's),
bhawl, stockings and other dry goods.
In fact, such a store as she ne'er w before
Since tho day sho moved out of the woods.
Her amazement was intense, and it was
half an hour before she could fully real
ize that Providence had thus rewarded
her for her resolution to keep Thanks
giving day, and be thankful for what
sho had. Just as she had finished in
specting the last article
A gallant knock was knocked on the door,
And responsive to her "come in."
In walked a gent, as slick as a cent,
Or as neat as any new pin.
He smiled a sweet smile as he took a chair.
And bis clothes were tltting and lino:
And this he did sav to the widow Du Shay:
"Oh, widow, will you bo mine"
Sho blushed a bit, and she hung her head.
And her hand ho took inhis'n:
And he stoic a kiss, which she didn't miss.
And but it's none o your bizzen.
They were married that eve by a parson tall.
And the storm cleared away very soon:
And they rode for an hour on n bridal tour,
in a sieign oy me ngni oi mo moon.
But this article should make a deep
impression on you.
Whenever you feel like saying hard
things of Thanksgiving because '..you
have nothing to be thankful for just re
member what a narrow escape the
widow Du Shay had from falling upon
the stove in her sleep and increasing
her misfortunes by roasting her hose.
She happened to come out A 1, but
fairies don't take to everybody. De
troit Free Press. . .
A Nebraska Snow Storm.
We pitched our tents carelessly, "in
tending to take an early start next
morning. Butalas, for our expecta
tions! During the night a strong wind
set in- frcm the! northwest, and about
four a. m. it began to fow. None of
us could judge JR'ell of weather indica-
-tions in Nebraska, and our guide did.
. not susne&t anvthine serious, for the
"oldest inhabitant" could not recolleclH
a blizzarddtt October, and it was now
only the 15th of the month. The guide
thought, and the drivers believed, that
theormSwould cease at twelve m.,
and we, oi-56urse, trusted to their judg
ment, Bit! Instead, the storm grew
fiercer, the snow fell more rapidly, and
lhtj north westgale increased in fury.
Before night so much snow had fallen
that if it f adlaui as it fell it would have
beenatlSastorie foot deep, but now it
had bej piled into drifts so that our
BHU.es stooa ivuu uieu icuir umj
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stove and itirnilureit. our cook's tent
were completely hidden frMrn view. s
The night eel in ujkju in' gloomy rft
awfnl. We had two light canva1".1
in each or which slept four w" w,ln
just blanket,-enough to kp them com
fortablc in ordinary we""- .jut now
we must provide J" ,..
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Tiicro was but little ?lecp in the tent
that night, for tho cold was intense, and
the wind was so terrible in its effects
that we feared every moment the larger
tent would fall, though we had .strength
ened it by poles and cords in every con
ceivable way. With the morning light
it seemed a if all the spirits of tLe air
where let Ioojo, and all day long the
storm roared with ever-increasing fun.
The snow had ao beaten in that when
we awoke we found ourselves buried
beneath it, and now we were obliged to
gather all our bedding into the middle
of the tent to keep it from being wet
through. No man could long endure
tho storm outside, and we stood hud
dled together from morning till nijiht.
stamping our feet to keep from suffer
ing. Even then wo could not keen
j comfortable. For hours together we
- w aw m w iiuiiiti ufl'i:i.iil:i i
slo0(t with onr backg brace,i against tl
tent to keen it from irivin wav under
tho great weight of the snow and the
territic force of the gale. I know of no
language which can be used to convey
to any person inexperienced in such a
time any adequate conception of the
fury of the storm.
During the second day we succeeded
in digging our little stove out of the
snow dritt, and setting it up at the
entrance to our tent wo managed
to keen a little lire through tho rest of
the day and night. But our store of
wood was vory small, and there was no
more to be had Within we knew not
how many miles. The other tent's
company 'had no stove and no lire.
During the second night of the .storm it
was impossible that all should sleep at
once, even if they could sleep despite
the cold, for what with the fetove on
one side and all our provisions, brought
in from the wagons, on the other, there
was not room for all to lie down. Be
sides it was necessary to keep the lire
going, lest we might all perish together.
So we stood bending over the st ve all
night, two at a time, while the others
tried to sleep. It was an awful night.
To add to our anxiety the guide and
drivers declared that the horses and
mules were likely to perish. They
were a pitiful sight, indeed. Two of
thdm had no blankets, and the others
wore little better off. At times it was
difficult to conceive that the creatures
before us were hor.-es, so literally cov
ered were they witu a coating of ice.
After two days and two nights the storm
It was now Sunday morning. We
kno"w not where we were, and we
doubled if the guide had more definite
knowledge than we. Kverv man was
desperate. Some dcelared itdangerous
to attempt to move through the snow,
and that our only safe eour.-e was to re
main, and, in case of necessity, ue the
wagons for fuel and the horses for food
Others declared their purpose to move
at all hazards and without delav. Final
ly we determined to move. We threw
away all luggage that could be dis
pensed with, and in grim silence started
m the direction which we thought would
bring us to the nearest hut. It was dif
licult traveling through the drilled
snow, and it was bitterly cold. But all
day long we pushed on.nevcr .stopping
to feed a hor.se, breaking through the
drifts with our ponies so that the teams
could follow, till 'about live), in., when
we came in sight of hay stacks, in the
vicinity of which we knew there must
be a ranchman's hut. I never saw a
happier set of men than were thoe
when it became certain that what wo
saw were hav stacks, and not the terri
ble sand hills which had so often de
ceived us during the dav. Grave men.
merchants of Worcester, swung their
hats aloft and shotted for joy. It. had
been a march for life. Cor" Worcester
Workmen's liiots In Russia.
A Russian papor gives the following
account of tho recent great strike at
Smolensk: " On the 2 1st of September
the manager of Khludoirs Cotton Mill,
where three thousand workmen are em
ployed, issued a notice that on the 1st
of October wages would bo reduced ten
per cent. The weavers thereupon
struck work and collected in a mob to
discuss their grievances outside the mill.
Cossack police inspectors endeavored
to make them disperse, but were com
pelled to retire, followed by a shower
of stones. The workmen then marched
through the 6treets of Smolensk,
smashing indiscriminately the windows
of tho houses en route, hooting the
Jewish Synagogue, and compelling the
public house keepers to servo them
with spirits gratis. In the evening,
when the Governor sent one of his suite
to the scene, lie was roughly handled
by the mob and had to retreat, severely
wounded in the head by a heavy stone.
The next day the Governor arrived,
and, with Khludoff, held a conference
with the workpeople, resulting in tho
withdrawal of tho obnoxious order re
specting the decrease of wages. Tho
Governor then returned to the railway
station, but had hardly reached the
platform when a Cossack came after
him with tho intelligence of a fresh out
break. It seemed that the weavers
were about to re-enter the mill to work
when a body of refractory workmen
placed themselves before the doors and
drove them back. The Governor there
upon summoned three companies of in
fautry to occupv the mill ami prevent
disturbances. Tho next day, affairs
being still in an undecided condition,
no weavers entered the mill. The day
passed off quietly, and in the evening
Khludofl" announced that, as they had
not accepted his offer yesterday, ho
should, in punishment, withdraw it aud
confirm the October order. On tho
24th the machinery was started in the
morning, and a few of tho weavers re
turned to work. On the 25th about
"one third were reported to be back at
their work, the greater number of the
remaining two-thirds having demanded
their discharge. Seven men have been
arrested for rioting, and the strike is
now considered to be at an end."
Agriculture: ia the Limekiln Club.
The Committee on Agriculture re
ported that their midsummer estimate
of crops had been more than realized
except in the case of buckwheat, which
is always a deceiving crop to estimate
on. There was no special cause to
thank Providence for the big crops, for
it was just as easy for her to turn out
big crops as little ones. She wasn't a
cent out of pocket either way. The
committee recommended that the Club
offer a premium to any person who will
invent a flat-boat with a plow attachedT
so that farmers may not be delayed by
wet weatherl Also, that farmers pay
more attention to natural history. The
committee had conversed with a score
of farmers not one of whom could ex-
plain,why cows did net sit down to rear
uiu auao u uus, uui nuy i uucu uiau
too tired to tackle the "wood-pile for
fifteen minutes could walk two miles
and dance all night. The committee
estimated that 8.650 mowers and reap
ers, 25,000 scythes, 58,000 plows. 6,000
scrapers, 91,800 hay-rakes and 22,000
cultivators would be left in the fields to
winter by the thrifty farmers of 'this
country. Detroit Free Press.
:Mr.Bobekt J. Buudette, the Bur
lington Bawheye humorist, and Mrs.
Burdette wiU live in Philadelphia thui
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'' te Um4 HHeieepIajr.
No LAiv can manage her houchoM
affairs with dicretJO.i, or comfort to
herself, without uuch knowledge of
business a wi.l enable her to kinjp all
her accounts correctly. In buying or
selling she will soon learn the import
ance of "making change" with facuitv,
aud yet with perfect correctness and
never receiving it from other without
a careful yet not oatcntatious examina
tion. We havo heard lad cs ay they
would be ashamed to stop and count
their "change" after receiving it. It
would look like suspecting those with
whom they were dealing of dishonesty.
A very foolish idea, which may often
occasion serious lo or painful misun
derstanding in case it is afterward
Ladies should also be competent to
discriminate between true and false
coin to detect a counterfeit bill, if not
with tho quickness of an expert, at
lean so far m to be on their guard
against receiving bills at all doubtful
until submitted to home one whose
judgment Is trustworthy. Mothers
ought to be able to teach their daughters
the steps necessary to the proper trans
action of such business a naturally
comes tinder a housekeeper's care. It
is a very convenient as well as a most
desirable plan to have such an amount
a one can afford to use in household
affairs deposited in bank for the use of
the mistress of a family. It will give
her a delinite idea of how much she can
safely spend, and she will take pride in
not only keeping within bounds, but
also in seeing how much sho can save
out of the allotted sum without being
miserly, or reducing the comfort") of the
iamily. In short, we believe, whenever
possible, tho husband should alw.iys
give his wife a stated allowance for fam
ily expenses ami a separate one for her
own individual needs. It is the greatest
safeguard against extravagance, either
through sellish carelessness or ignor
ance. If such an arrangement can be made,
then the wife and mistress of a family
should have a bank account for herown
use. and for the necessities of the fami
ly. In that case every lady must un
deratand how to make out a check cor
rectly, aud also understand definitely
the difference between a check and a
draft, and that both, when drawn, must
be presented during business hours, if
they are to be cashed at the bank. A
check is drawn on a bank where money
has been deposited sufficient, at least,
to cover the amount drawn. A draft or
letter of credit can be drawn on a bank
or business house where the drawee has
such business connections or transac
tions as will make the acceptance of the
draft safe aud justifiable. Tho differ
ence between tho two is slight moitly
in the wording; but of .sufficient im
portance to make .a correct understand
ing of that difference very desirable, if
not absolutely necessary. Many arc
careless in dating letters; perhaps la
dies are less careful than gentlemen.
In common family or friendly corre
spondence it may not be of much im
portance, though often a source of em
barrassment and uncertainty, that
brings discomfort, to say the least. But
in business transactions, if the date and
year are omitted, it may prove a source
oi great mischief. If a check or draft
is sent without date, it will, or should
be, returned for the omission to be sup
plied, and in business such delav may
prove disastrous by causing distress or
loss to both parties.
The mistress of a house should know,
not only ho.v to select tho best as well
as the most economical articles, accord
ing to the state of her finances, but also
ki3p well posted in the current market
prices. By so doing, giving carcftd at
tention to the rise and fall of prices,
she cau obtain the best, with less ex
pense than would be incurred for sec
ond or third-class provision if she does
not possess this knowledge. If, on the
contrary, a housekeeper simply con
sults her own case and present conven
iencemaking her purchases in places
near of access, or trusts to the dealer to
send what he chooses without examin
ing the quality as well as the price her
felf she will surety not only incur
needless expense nut very unsatisfactory
The same mistaken idea which ladies
are often governed by in couuting
change is too common, unfortunately,
in marketing and making any house
hold purchases namely, that to exam
ine material and compare prices, as
well as quality, will leave tho impres
sion of being sordid and miserly, or in
very straitened circumstances. For the
last there need be no shame. The first
is mean and contemptible, and opens a
large Held for reformation and improve
ment. But there is an honor in hold
ing one's stewardship with scrupulous
care and exactness, using tho good
things which God commits to our care
"as not abusing them."
Of course all with whom the mistress
of a family deals are to bo supposed
honest until proved the contrary, and
would on no account Like advantage of
a woman in a bargain. But the honor
of securing the patronage of a lady of
distinction, especially if that distinction
is gilded, or the pleasure of waiting on
a bright, active young matron, just
blushing under the dignity of being the
honored mistress of her husband's
house, may beguile them into a little
exaggeration in presenting their wares.
This will seldom be repeated if they see
that their attractive customers perfectly
understand what they are seeking, and
intend to use the privilege of forming
their own judgment by carefully examin
ing other establishments before, making
their purchases. A woman who under
stands business sufficiently to protect
herself from making ill-advised bar
gains has also the double advantage of
giving no temptation to those with
whom she deals to exaggerate or mis
represent while at the same time her
knowledge shields herself from mistakes
and imposition. Afrs. II. W. Bcccher,
ia Domestic Monthly.
Some Old-Fashloncil Punishments.
From the many references to the
ducking-stool in the ancient records of
many boroughs, we have ample proof
that "at an earlier period this curious
mode of punishment was the common
instrument of justice for scolds and
incorrigible women apractice, indeed,
which continued till within the last
century. One of the last cases on
reconlin which it was resorted to is
recorded in the London Evening Post
of April 27, 1745, where we read: "Last
week a woman that keeps tho Queen's
Head Ale-house at Kingston, in Surrey,
was ordered by the Court to be ducked
for scolding, and was accordingly
placed in the chair, and ducked in the
river Thames, under Kingston bridge,
in the presence of two or three thousand
Eeople." That this cold-water cure
ad a wholesome effect upon unruly
women is agreed by most of the old
writers who mention it. Dr. Johnson,
in a conversation with Mrs. Knowles,
said: "Madam, we have different modes
of restraining evil stocks for the men,
a ducking stool for the women, and a
a pound for beasts.1' And Gay, in his
"Pastorals," is very decisive on this
I'll speed me to the pond, where tho high
On the long plank hangs o'er the muddy
Thar stool, tho dread of every scolding
The popularity, too, of the punish
ment is further shown by the fact that
corporate bodies were required to fur
nish themselves with a ducking-stool,
just a? they, are now forced to provide
and maintain fire-engines. Thus, in
the'parish accounts of Mortlake, 3 7
shillings appears to have been paid in
I6G2 "for erecting and painting a duck-tng-stool
for scolds;'.' and among the
Corporation Records of hmwjbtirj.
16fy. we read of "aducking-5Uol to bo
erected for the punixhuwnt of all
scold." Various perinicn of thec in-
; trumcnt of correction ace still In ex-
itcnce. preserved in local mucumc
' One, which for many year wa in th-!
J CutonvIIouc at Ip.wicu.Lt now in lt-i
I museum of that town; and another.
which w formerly neti ia Iiiccster.
' i.i still preserved in the Town Mueam
there. The term cucking-tool i
sometimes applied to the ducking-stool
the resemblance of the names having
apparently led to an idea that they
me int the same thing. A learnnl writ
er on the subject, however, has pointed
out that the cucking-stool was specially
ucd for the expoure of llagitiom
women "at their own doots or in ome
other public place, ns a means of pttt-
) ting upon them the la.it degree of igno
miny." In the year 1157 we are told
of a scold who was put ujkjii the "cuck
?tool" at Leicester, before her own
j door, and then carried to the four gates
of the town; and Itlomctield in hb
History of Norfolk" tells us of one
Margaret Grove, a common scold, who
in the year 1597 was ordered to be car
ried, with a basin " rung before her, to
' the cucke-stool at Fye Bridge, and then
to be three times ducked." Again, in
days gone b3 the "ducking pond '
was a common adjunct to any place
where a number of habitations were
collected together, and was in general
u-e for the summary punishment of pot
ty offenders of various descriptions.
The ducking-pond for tho western part
of London occupied the 5-ite of part of
Trafalgar Square, and was very cele
brated in the annals ot the l-omion mob.
Another mode of punishment, which
was formerly carried to a cruel extent.
' was the whipping of vagrants and thotu
' guilty of slight offenses. By an act
I passed in 22 Henry VI 1 1., beggars found
, wandering about seeking their subiNt-
ence from the alms of the benevolent
were to bo "carried to some market
town or other place, and there tied to
the end of a cart naked, and beaten
with whips throughout such market
town or other place till the body should
bo bloodv by reason of Mich whipping."
In the thirty-ninth year of Kiizabeth,
however, this act was slightly miti
J gated, and " vagrants were only to bo
stripped naked from the middle up
ward, and whipped till the body should
. be bloody." Kntries in somoot our old
church registers remain as witnesses of
the operation of this law. About tho
year 1596 whipping-posts came into
use, and at the time the writings of
John Taylor, "the water poet," were
published, they appear to have been
very plentiful, for he narrates how
In London, and within a mile, I ween.
There are or Jails or prisms lull eivhteen,
Aud sixty whlppliiK-iMtsts, and stocks and
It is also on record that on May 5,
171U. the corporation of Doncaster gave
orders for a whipping post to be set up
at the stocks at Butcher Cross for pun
ishing vagrants and sturtly beggars.
Then, too, there were the parish tock.s,
which were either put elose to the
churchyard or in more solitary places.
This was an arrangement for exposing
a culprit on a bench, confined by liav-
I ing his ankles made fast in holes under
a movable board. In many country
places these may still be seen, although
1 frequently little more than a stump of
them is left. Even women were pun
ished in this way; and, as an illustra
tion, we may quote the subjoined ex
tract from the parish register of Croft,
Yorkshire: "Jane Buttrey. of Darling
ton, was sect in the 'sto.xe' at Crofte,
and was whipto out of the towne the :l
tday of Jan., 1672." The whipping of
female vagranLs, however, was abol
ished by statute so recent 1 as the year
Among other modes of punishment
formerly in use may be mentioned the
brink, or scold's bridle, of which one of
the earliest notices is that preserved iu
i the church of Waltou-on-Thames. Sur
rey, dated 16:5:1, to which is affixed the
1 followiug rhyme:
Chester presents Walton with a bridle
To curb women's toiiKUi-s that talk so Idle.
According to tradition this instrument
of chastisement was presented to the
I parish by a person named Chester, who.
IL appearn, nau lost :iu esuiio imougii
the indiscreet language of a mischiev
ous woman to an uncle from whom ho
had considerable expectations. Tho
apparatus was made, says a correspond-,
cnt of Chambers' " Book of Days," of
thin iron, and bo contrived as 'to pass
over and round the head, where the
whole clasped together and was fasten
ed at the back of the neck by a small
padlock. Tho bridle-bit, as it was
called, was a small piece of iron, about
two inches long ami one inch broad,
which went into the mouth and kept
down the tongue by its pressure; while
an aperture in front admitted the nose.
Various specimens are still t ) be seen
here and there in local museums, it
was much in request in Scotland, aud
is mentioned bv Pennant in his "Tour
in Scotland" in 1772. In St. Mary's
Church, St. Andrews, a famous speci
men still exists, known as the " Bishop's
Brank," of which a representation is
given in tho Abbotsford edition of the
"Monastery." In the time of the
Commonwealth the Magistrates of
New:vtlc-upon-Tync punished drunk
ards by making them carry a tub, with
holes in the sides for the arms to pass
through, along the streets of that town
a punishment popularly called tho
" drunkard's cloak." I must not omit
to mention tho "pillory," that igno
minious and barbarous means of pun
ishment which was finally done away
with only in 1837. In early times in
England it was the punishment most
generally inflicted upon cheats, thieves,
scandal-mongers and such-like culprits;
but later on it figured conspicuously in
political disputes. A pillory is said
still to be standing at tho back of the
market place of Coleshill, in Warwick
shire; and another is reported to lio
with the town engine in an unused
chancel of Rye Church, in Sussex. The
" pilliwinkles" was a mode of torture
formerly used in Scotland for suspected
witches; and that horrible practice of
"pressing to death" was in force within
the last two centuries. According to
Norwich SKctator this cruel sentence
was parsed on a man accused of high
way robbery at the Old Bailey in the
year 1720, and there may have been
still later examples. Stamcs Gazette.
That Horrid Hat.
A young wife recently went shop
ping, and among other things she
bought a new hat a Derby, tho first
of the kind she had ever worn. She
stood at the counter with the hat on,
when her sister came in, looked at it
very hard, and said to a friend. " How
much that lady looks like my sister!"
It required a personal explanation to
convince her that she was her sister.
On the train she spied her husband,
who was buried in an evening paper.
He glanced at her and returned to 'lis
news. She sat near him, and af-er a
while said, "Charley." He looked up.
grinned, looked a little undecided, and
again returned to his paper. When the
train stopped she went up behind him
and said, "Charley." Bnt he, the
food boy, didn't even look around,
'hen she touched his arm, and said in
despair: "Charley, don't you know
me? What is the matter?" At this he
stopped, gazed at her steadily, and
said: "I beg your What! Oh, the
deuce! Come, now! Is that yon, Min
nie? Whv, what's come over you?"
"I suppose it's this horrid, horrid hat.
rU take it off the minute I get home
and never wear it again. Didn't yon
really know me, dear?"' Of course
not. I thought it was that girl across
the -street trying to scrape acquaintance
A Chinese Adage Love 'oo little,
Au. cuf! are narrow.
Tra'n are greatly hortipd.
Matador l the newest h,vle of red.
PrrM: are not bort to exaggeration.
Wide or deep cuff art not fathion
ablo, Glorcs for full drcs arc as long a
Satin do Lvoni tales the place of
Stripes arc very fashionable for chil
dren. Oros grain silk and faille hve gono
out of date.
Driving cloaks are long, Ioom; ulsters
Matador red Is the most vivid shade
of that color.
Tho driving cloak is to take the place
of the ulter.
Large leeres, or elbow sleeves, are
worn in cloaks.
Sitin bonnets are ornamented to ex
cess with beads.
Little jeojlo are again drused In
bright, gay colors.
The " Pilgrim" Ls the form of tho
polonaise :n Taris.
Green and brown are favorite combi
nation of color.
PInh Ls the favorite trimming for
jackets and cloaks.
High rxiiU of lace, both black aud
white, will be worn.
Woven feather baudi will be Used for
trimming drc.y wraps.
Fichus of white net will take the
place of tho-; of mull and lace.
Figured and rough-surfaced clothi
are preferred for winter cloaks.
Silver and gold woven and spangled
tulle will be worn for ball diesc.
Even the plainest wool drees are
trimmed with ei-eIoor brocaded velvet.
Bengaliue i- the name of a new adk
fabric which closely resembles Sicili
enne. Very dark bottle green will take tho
place of navy blue iu popular favor.
The garments called poIonatc are
not much like tho;o worn several years
Feathers and flowers, in mixed garni
ture, will be worn on evening dres-.es.
Fur- have not attracted the attention
of the world of fashion as yet this sea
son. Tho most fashionable bonnets are
either of plush or heavily trimmed with
Heavily embroidered and jet beaded
wraps will bo worn in the mildest win
All sorts of designs, including littlo
pigs, big bears, dogs, cats and elephant
are seen on buttons.
The latest color for evening wear is a
shade of pale, rosy amber called cham
pagne mou-sctix. "
The full, plain skirt grows in popu
larity in New Vork. but it is not seen
among French importations.
Chenille, mother of pearl, and span
gles are used lor embroidering tho
handsomest tulle ball drese.s.
Heavy repped Sicilienue has not gone
out of vogue for cloaks, but brocaded
cloaking stuffs are the moat fashiona
ble. Scotch plaids of the darker lints ot
him and giecn aud black are much in
demand for waterproofs and traveling
The " Pilgrim" polonaise is a long,
loose garment with a deep cape and a
hood, (leep cuffs, and a cord anil tas-els
or wide belt holding in its fulness at tho
The difference between ciselo velvet
and velvet broc tdu consists in the first
having a satin ground upon which the
velvet pile forms the figures, while in
the broctde the reverse is the case.
Exquisite, light, all-wool fabrics, in
evening colors, are brought out for
drc-ses for young girl--, the skirts being
of these materials and the corsages of
polka-dotted or snia'l-tigured brocaded
velvet or satin, matching the color of
the skirts. The laces worn with such
toilets are either Breton or Valenci
ennes, or Italian imitation. N. V. Sun.
Anecdotes of Stonewall Jackson.
As is well known, Jackson w;ls care
less iu dtess, in gait, and when astride
a horse he was just as apt to have his
No. 9s dangling out of the stirrups as
in them. A thoughtful man, with ob
long features, kindly gray eyes, somber
in looks, with a mind never at rest, ho
appeared often in what may not inap
propriately be termed "fits of abstrac
tion," and apparently oblivious to every
thing passing around him. but at the
whistle of a minie ball, or the boom of
a cannon, how his whole face lit up
with expectancy. He was suddenly
alive to "coming events." Of Jack
son's rigid discipline I will here put on
record an instance. While a boy I was
coming out of tho post-office in Lexing
ton, Va.. one morning, and, as I came
out, a youth of some seventeen sum
mers passed in, clad in a black suit.
I stopped for a minute on the pave
ment at the post-office door, with my
face toward the Virginia Military Insti
tute, of which Jackson was then a pro
fessor. Jackson was coming up tho
street at the time, and only a few yards
from tho door. The cadet was in citi
zen's dross, and had "run the block
ade" to get a letter from "his girl,"
and had thus violated two rules como
to town in citizen's dress, and without
leave. He was coming out, uncon
sciously, into the "snare of the fowler;"
but ho chanced to spy Jackson within a
few yards of the office, and instantly
sprang back, jumped over the counter.
Hew past the postmaster and leaped out
of the window, cat style, on "all fours."
Jackson took in "the situation" at a
glance, for, as the cat's heels were dis
appearing out of the back window,
Jackson's stern countenance darkened
the door, and he cried out in a stento
rian voice: "I recognize you, sir! Go
to the barracks and report yourself un
der arrest!" Many a mentor would have
been blind to the" escapade, would have
tried not to have seen his pupil, would
have "winked at it," but not so with
Jackson; on the contrary, he quickened
his pace and was an interested spectator
to the lively movements of his pupil's
heeli But ft has been a mystery to me
ever since, how in the world Jackspn
recognized that cadet by bis No. 7 boots
as his heels were disappearing out of
the window. When 1 saw Jackson
again he lay dead on the field of
To show Jackson's listlcssncss on
important occasions, I will record
another incident. It is well known
that "Stonewall" was not a mere map
fighter, or attacked the enemy on
scientific principles. He made war as
Claiborne Mason made his (Jackson's)
bridges, by intuitive knowledge and
common sense principles- And when
many a General was planning a
battle on maps, Jackson nad fought
and won them by the celerity of
his movements. But to the point: On
a certain night, near the banks of the
Rappahanock. a council of war wa3 be
ing held, at which, as a matter of conrse.
General Robert . Lee presided. Jack
son was the last to enter the Commander-in-Chiefs
tent. He sat down, crossed
his lank legs, folded his arms, and was
lost in thought in a few minutes. The
subject t id manner of attack was elab
orately discussed in all its detail for
nearly an hour, on the maps and plan
of battle, and a conclusion nearly ar
rived at, when General Lee. wishing to
hear Jackson's opinion he had not
opened his mouth during the entire dis
cussion asked him for his views; but,
mirabile dictu! Jackson was sound
asleep, and, when roused up, his an
swer to Lee's question was (without so
much as opening his eyes): " Oh, run
them into the nverl" " His suggestion
was adopted, and a bold, stand-up at
tack was made, and the enemy was not
only "ran into the river," but clear
across it. American Queen.
rLRMIMt. XM LITER IRT.
1C! FKEtEr ScKonx. iM
Frvoeh painter, U dead; sv! Tratr-lx-
Two ntMr.r and fifty thoawuhl
dollar I the um bih dlt!
tmVltc h rUl JoIm Wrns for nUa
impoild torir -with aa air of wira
The mbl notrrkw "OaW"
ha sard Mr l.afcsHwbrr. the JHor if
London mi. for HU4 pwt br ftd
bcr Ut fonr. "Mtk. live b.A.
it U tatod. bare Won ordcml by tb
Edinburgh l"htiwpfttral IttUtuUun
front thir UUrarr hlrot.
It i a nnticoahlo fact thai Lri
numWr of wutxtra of pie have in our
on tun en Bt v marrf mB mar
year youagor than lti-nwrc. promt
tient among thetu twa lrt.a Eraa,
Mi Thackcrr. K Ttrry. (!rac
Grcenwod and Dtaah Mufook.
Tun cortvfodas of Peter tho
Groat is aMit to tj publt)(xl at t.
Petersburg by Imperial authority- Tb
work of editing ha been Msten year la
progre. and the tlrt volume uattd
ouiy awaltrd. n: olr on account of
its intrintte intercut "but it expected
Mtts. Jt'UA Wjmi Ilowc. who in a
recent addr ba jkrn severely of
tho slaver of wrun to thosr dns
maker. drua ery richly her.oW, al
though not tfeowilr. Me talweju
in appearance, f.wr and pale, with dim
blue eyes, and miu oho once called
her an " arrangement to black and
white " A. though her full fact? might
bo called pLxiu. her profile Is cxquMto
a a cameo cut on a gtfm.
Tin: late Lydia Maria Child' i choice
of literature m a profession was purely
accidental She had been bring in the
ilds of Maine, and wa on a vinl to
her brother, a Unitarian clergwntn, at
Watertown. Mas. One unday non
she took up a copy of the XtrtJi Ameri
can, and read a paj-r bv ir Palfrey,
showing tho titnoss of the early Iuto?y
of New Knglaud for the employ mint of
fiction. She had never written, or
dieamed of writing, for print; but. thn
spell being upon tier, sho immediately
began what was afterward the fitM
chapter of her fir-t novel ( Iloboinok'),
and bv the time of afli'rtioon servi. o
the chapter was complete, showing
the M. to her brother that evening, ho
was .surprised; he could scarcely believe
she had done it. His doubt wm the
betof encouragement. Sho continued,
and her story uasjint-hed in ix week..
Its publication sea'od her fate; the wa
never fairly out of ink afterward.
II UJ! OHM'S.
It has been said a Might blow will
break the no.,e, but with nil this epi
zootiu weather we have failed to notice
any peculiarity iu the shape of the nasal
organs about here. 1'hiiadcljJtitt Sun
A woman a lovely woman, it is to
bo supposed had her first political
trouble at Port Jervis. A lion id and
wicked man challenged her n.s not be
ing twenty-one ears old, and intead
of swearing her vote in she commenced
to weep bitterly, and tore her ballot to
tatters. If a woman has got to swear
to her age before -he cau vote this fe
male ciiffragu won't go vory far. ltoch
Man is not a bundle-carrying animal.
He can luck a few stray pun el- iu lit
pocket, to be sure, and lug a package
under his arm, perhaps but on tho
whole, a a common carrier he in a fail
ure. Hut a woman! well, we should
hate to say an thing that wasn't abso
lutely true; at the same tituw a woman
can carry parcels enough into a horse
car to till up one side of it. am! pick
them all up in one arm when she gets
off a ear at a crossing, aud lead a pair
of twins, carry an umbrella and liolu up
her skirts with tho other hand. Sew
A tirri.i: live-year old girl in the city
asked her father one day last week if
it would do any good if she should pray
to God to let it rain. She was to.d per
haps it might, ami nothing more was
thought of it by her parents till after
Sunday evening's shower. When she
waked Monday morning she a-ked her
father if he knew what made it rain.
He said no, and sho replied that it was
because she had prayed "last night and
the night before."" Her mother re
marked that .sin- did not pray hard
enough, for it rained only a little, when
the child answered, "well, t didn't
want to wake up tho baby." Sjmny
A snn.Y-i.oOK.iso darky .skulked past
the News office yesterday afternoon. A
peculiar feature of his costume wa-i a
straw hat without any crown and very
littlo brim. Old Mose, who was stand
ing on tho sidewalk, snickered right
out The sulky darky clutched his
stick, and walking right up to Mosc.
said: " Was you grinnin about dis hear
hat?" " What put dat ar in yer head!
I wasn't studying about uo hat. It was
do big hole in yer hat what made me
smile." " It was mighty lucky, ole
man, you wasn't rellcctin' on de hat,
bekase do niggalt what suits dat hat i
gwine to die. He is flingin' graveyard
dirt on hea-elf. Miah. ijnlvcslon cws.
Thk campaign is over. The fight is
finished, and we embrace thi opportu
nity to make a few corrections. If any
thing we have said has led anybody to
believe that the Concord, Monitor man
is a wild-eyed, fiery and untamed ink
gpattercr and a man whom it wouldn't
be desirable to meet in a dark alley, we
hasten to state thaUiich is not the case.
He is a gentleman with whom it is per
fectly safe to play poker without insist
ing that he tie up his .sleeves. If. in an
unguarded moment, we have given any
body tho itnoression tbatthecommenta
torof the Philadelphia Acre Ls the port
of person who would like to set tire to
a barn and cremate a lot of homes and
cattle, the mistake must be laid to the
excitement caused by the heat of the
campaign. He is as gentle as a turtle
dove and an ardent admirer of Mr.
Itergh. If wc have spoken of the gal
lant'Coloncl Men and Thing3 of tho
Herald as sitting upon the fence and
kicking his feet out on both side, wc
wish to state that he got up there in
order to get a better view of the field.
If we have persuaded anybody that
they had better lock up their bens when
they saw Commodore Jottings of the
Journal about, it wasbecansa he is such
a genial and attractive cuss that the
hens would follow htm away of their
own accord. And if we have ever ex
pressed a suspicion that any Chicago
editor intended to block np the Hoosac
Tunnel by sticking one of hi feet ia it,
we now state that the suspicion was
groundless. Boston Post.
Stare Epls4e la 5ev4a.
Tbavf.ling by stage coach in Nevada
is freanently enlivened by incident.
For instance. Fried and Sloody sat in
the same seat of a crowded coach on
the Bodie line. Moody surlily said that
Fried was taking more than a fair
share of the space, and, when Fried re
plied that he couldn't move any farther,
coolly shot him- " I never take anv
nonsense." he remarked, and Fried fell
dead from the seat. The driver got
down from the box and told the mar
derer to get oat. A defiant refusal aad
the flourish of a pistol was the answer.
The driver jumped upon the wheel,
seized Moody bv the collar, dragged
him ont through" a window and threw
him to th? ground so forcibly that his
arm was broken- The passeagers
helped to tie him with a rope, and he
was stowed away with the trnaks be
hind along with the body of Fried, after
which the journey was continued.-
Providence (&. I. J Journal.
Our Young Headers.
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FRO) 1D JACK S THJLVKMIVIM1.
yi!t m! JxaY iltnsrrl wl OT i
tart tfe fffYnd 1-aU Jfi, la
kilt .krt ad SR: erK H4 grrat n
I! and admiration r hi brwtfcrr
FtrL cho w. UoKtl and roor.
and hvl ju.l arnrvd at th dignity of
boot. tUoogb. mamma hd Hl W
mold l cAr thorn "tl w ears."
Tht wa tbe rrao tbey walW tb
iinntud eaciriv. talking bofly rwaa
"Frvd. when U Thi-nk's0
a k ml Jack. trln? t ntak a f?turw
on the indow nb
hi ftnsrcr. twjfcf
ting mamma reproof th dy Ulv.
"Nevt Thursday.' prtnupUy rU!
Frrsl. hu Ha almot ala . !!. I"
anttter Jack wtia. w hk. U
the truth crc icry nuranu. la fo.
papa called htm a ilr httJ. interro
gation join! but FrtiJ loel Wru, and
bctidr. hkrl to b apjooled to, a If
wimt than Jack
" How many daj till then?" contin
ue! Jark. jKUlmg wtti frightful born
on thn animal whK'b had bvvn Usjrun
fur a rat.
... . .
mgoui. hi anim m u . . .-
"Iay, Fnsl." jerevernl Jasik.
"tdl me what ThanVj.gilug fur, any
" Why. Jack, it's to go to cbnrcit
ami haie a god dlnnor." aid Fml.
who had broken the nice tont to lit
Ienctl and wa cowUng a lltlU.
"And go to grandju'. If he only
hadn't died." added Jack, turning
away from his "art tudb" to watoh
Fred. "IK. they keep laakjglving lit
"es, Jai-ky, I think thejr do. of
courM, butwegt to ohureh uuilayn.
anI wc have tin-ton dinner tmt everr
day, if nothing hapten, ami wo used
I to go to grandpa'it inautntuertiinr. tot,
I m I don't jut know what Thankglv-
I I I I -II I t.-.l.l ... !..
in or. uecoHcjuoei. reiiieiami.
"I'm pretty sure about the eating;
part." said Jack, triumphantly, "for
Hridgel'n making miner meat to-day,
and 1 had a t.ote," laughing to think
of the ue d tho "tnt," "but that
can't be all It' for. Jut nee. Fred,
how It Miow,"' and awav went both
Imvs for coat . rapt and mitten. aho11
a. bHit.. for the ground was now a
white a Hridgeta fntel cke. the
l.i..r little fellow had not hnard their
mother come into tho nom. In time to
near in. .a.st o. uimr wmrrauuii. co
was a pretty mamma, "the nattiest
a.ly In town' both U,(. stoutly main-
tamed; a loving mamma, too. an low
wiawiersou m.ouiu grow nuo pi.
I hey Ion tttnilerlnnilwhat lliatiK-
, giving I lor: Mie snut to lieioll. in
j Mirpnse. ns ne urcw uer niewr nearer
the bright, open tire. " rhoy mut llnd
011L and how?
I hankgi ing moniing dawned bright
ami cold, not miow enough for uleigh -
ing. but enough to deck tho fence and
trees In a beautiful now winter dry.
ami make homo sem learer th in ever.
Iho Howard family gathered happily
aruunu me orenKiast tauie. tempting
with chicken, roll, entice and dough
nut, and attractive with some of mam
ma'. tlowcr at each plate
"So glad 1 don t havo to go down
town to-day, littlo woman," said papa,
and mamma smiled back her pleasure,
when Fred said, eagorly.
"Mamma, who L the company we're
going to have to-day? When will you'
tell 11?" j
,, .,, , , .
"Hieywdl be hero when you come
from church; wail patiently till then.
dear, mamma amwered. and pn.ng
to catch Jack n coblel of milk, which
.... rv. -.... ... v "
h""r, "- "" .'"', " "iv.iiw
.ng what " hrrcU.- "yellow fever."
iTS-n ' w "I'1.";0"" . ,iaI o
with"Ihanksgiv,ng." Jack occupied
himself with counting the button on
Charlie Scolf. coat, a?.d whouM-rcd to
Fred "what comen next to iwelvo?"
when mamma hand on 1,1 reminded
i,:. !,. u 1. n .1 iu ' :
f . 1 . . 1 ft
;.:;. ::;. : , : : :'t ,.v"
time, it jicvmcd Ut Jack, church was
"- ' - uw- m ' ua & 111 ''
. ... r
over, and they wcro on their way home.
Papa and mamma walked in front, and
talked about tho sermon and the in"
ing. Fred and Jack, behind thrm,
wondered who tho "company" wa.
waning lor mem now at home.
It can't bo Aunt Helen anil the
overcoat, with so many pockets! I
"Nor Uncle John, for he' gone to
sec that pretty lady who wa here laat
spring." said rrcb ' Wonder what '
i,V nn. ..... i, .. ..
lovely, thoughr' and here Fred fornit
" i""- " "- iuw niun l mill ,
2er a-d'o in whiS ck Ined. "
A. t,v rf .. il .'it- .. .. ...
his dignity in a good-natured efeiuu.
,i;m,iK. : - .a .
pretty, comfortable home, tbero wa na
osld little milc on papa' face, and
up the walk to their
ia.si mo oovs pwse. ino urn. 1 in playing 1 an. K,WM volatll.i uUtahMt. nu
with tho baby, till they all went to , ,y hiin l)uff,lotrb" (o-!orvw nub.
church together, r red gave Jack a tanrc,), whWl pny a Im,M,rtttt
reminding punch when to miniver j part. yet undlvlnod. Ho rtuUnm
read "In everything give thank. ly how'iat t,,,, aclloni of onr mind
and whM.rcl "now I gue we f ar ,nocInlwj hy llm4 u!MlnnM. nh.i
liml out; bnt though he listened well ti.i. u..v r.. .,.m..-ik. .1 1
rrirW fur tlicv' ri pnt llm nmnu .l
Sn't t Vooft nbL " 7' r. oPiwr of
cot 'cm. Fred." aid Jack. kh.in !!?,.." locn
alonz backwanl to admire Fred a sow , !?"..- '.-.
mamma aid. a they went in: "Boys .i. V"U,"K hwicoi plant nicrJavws
go directly to the nursery and take off . accUH'lHin ol lIie oflinive b-
your coat, and then come down." , tancej of dwlikc." with all their vil
In a twinklimr the bor, t ,um con-quenccs. Krea with mialUir wr-
.... rr . j- .. ... .ua
osity. Whom do tou think ther sw? I r eri.n u5cC9 a dUtinctlveJy rc
SiUing bv the fire. 'In their own pretty I i ,,or' hHe oo'Jea clothing.
camp cnairs. were two boy of about urai?r wuen evaporation m
their size, thin and pale and dirty; la 8lroa?' only Uie tour mll of
ragged, scanty clothes. socrais4y a "P"101 sw never aecuaulatai
much snqiriscfl at being there as an- - r ofresiv meil. ThUncemiuglv'
one else coald be. lastantlr mamma - oail9Portot 'ct. the racatlon of which
said, in her sweetet vox holdiajf oat i ? "icufed by was. k, aevertbe
her hands to herown boys: WfOXthe greatest raba to medical
"Jack and Fred Howard h.r. - . fcjence, aadh proreI of the nlzhci
Bob and Tom White, who harp m. "
om White, who have come to
ired and Jack were Terydear chil
dren. but ther were sarprised a4 dis
appointed. ForgeUiag "the law of
lore" and the -goklcn rale." which
ohicr people forget mo mdW, too.
rred tood eyeing the guests with
"euju,K scorn. 1 am sorrr to
--... - .., loraiBr away irom
ha mother's oautretcheefhaad. crfed
here!''1 UketeI3; "' 'ea
Bob and Tom fidgeted aci tsrned
w, gia ua awe at tae
ttbcj. Btej caairs, asd
Biostot all at
Mrs. TfnwaT'B K:r..i ... .
kindly toward them. Thtn stegpo
rred asd Jack, my darlings, lit sw
little boys down os Park-st.. that first
. ' , "owe.i. sbzj tart: no home
they have bo father or mother. Tl
SircMt FTranc . A. .. . a
r- - "jfc". ji uvea aBIBIH4 ltt
can to earn a liule for To awl hiSf!
A woman down near the esgi8.wS
leu them sleep her wcodsfiOTSr
ri"" mmf id of yeL'ow fever
Ps-" Here her voice faUeredTfoJk
0Or a r jntM -r '-
wtift lMf fWMMfci-
Afd wHIJir a -- r 4 .
HWt is J bnf" ?
dr ia & ?M,
rsjr Um t od WfcrM hm .
!.krd rjsM ". .'ar ,
w4, & If K wwW h4m xi
' j Ttr r4 l I
: - NW M !. i
UnC wr a rvwb. dttt "
Mji .. Twttt , , ,
.. . . . ,. -aWdfcsi 1 ifaw i
bo in Ub TttksM !? dfcsi
IVw,- Mllla JatsX? Ifec
titter, in rw &
fttair. " vrf i
tki. n (. tuak. lkrlfttur
f k ! out. cUjdasr at rm
hvr tsrtj . "Via, mrom.v h wm
wrrr fr hm. V&& I rmi
ifeiH lr ihmT
FtM wa laif S
- fcJ1 U W4jw wi .44 . '
., , tWwn2h Ua?, Hrr tot f
lrawr Fw " u h9T- '
la ksr her bad wtt JiX tj h
Us s her band wo Ji wnj
bunrsl ta her Up
SH wp iv llicm m g
ckt. and when lbv ar mfc p 1
drMd K 1T r ' ,M
MiU ? fcaM w' fcw4
babt, ad lt tbw hM W lnmM ' .
in t br ? . P J" luy "
' rftli ti aftr dinner, and tne w
'llwtt att, Xl uf ty f
. . RwHr dark ftH
with thtm to a kind man.
flarv t them. d nVf ll
horeefeMor huHxry any jiHteur
,S thk na tho ny IVrl and JV
lrtnHt "wkal 'llwnkstita H"a fitr
Per III .Xvthrr.
nt t it t'mV-H
...- 1 ...I omM
Whn tliif it Ul
,narwijy uteon r wwnljil"l
' aK oatuVln ami wnnteil a wufc
fi f u(AHt
I ha trk wiui th wrtiMnitiM
anl goneraf ajtjKirnf f th Vsiy, !
Impilrrd cd him tor w hom ka w mt
ehaing the land.
"For mvU. ir."
I then inquired whero he had gt Un
ntonev. lie auwerrl, "I nanwlil'
Fooling then an luurcat'd dlr f
knowing uithitirarabmt the t,
I aked nbotit hhliU and iHnnt. It
took a at ami gave mo iii foUvwlng
narrattvei "I am tho oldet of 1h
thildren. l-athrr I ft drinking hh.
and often return homo drunk. It!
Ing that lather would iil alxtnln from
, J , ,ml u Vfl n
,,..,, w . nM , tl r
nit vHtt im
got an aait nM I
: t ,nn of he WMUirr Ut
. k , Um ( , m Mrw
J, b U,rlY nmM o(
. j j A f .." '
j ..W(, w,r w,,at an,
i going to do with the kuidr
..1 vt.,ii ....i , ltftii bii Immi.m
ai wuvn u , nll reBd, wWl Urx
" ----- -- - ----- T- - , '- --' -
fnljlPn mother, hrullmr. and lUr Wi
' nVl, witU , .p,.. in, j ,Vttlll ttH. u
Umih.r l.o.l. will .nunt b.r tmi.
f wmt , Jlur iM ftl.H .
. ...M,i wlftl Hl y,Hi do with ymr
j fftljM,r. j( H eotitluuiw to drink?"
,.() wj,rI1 w j,t j,, tm trt
fnnt iV wU foi nt jl0,lo ttn,j i,,, bo,,..
' aM(l x hoMt jM,ootl, n inr man
Voting man, tiod bin you."
Br thi time the receiver linndd Wmi
; hi receipt fur hi forty aero of Wiml
A ho wa leaving thv ollleii h nl.
"At lat I hnvt 11 home fr my inothvr. '
Exnmtmr ami Chrwiiclc.
ThpXotcI Tlicery of afirrman C'htttiNt.
To Tin, other Important properti
..f .......I .t.l..l. .... . ,,!!. .!..... f .1
"l. "lllt.M iltu rillllWi;ill IPMWI .
n,, HUltabilHy for clothing, a new ...
1 ia, ,n ttli)Ioj ,r VntU JBgr's mt t
, investigation, which wo wilfully man
I ton briefly, a an oxidioit dHir!ifufi
woum occupy loo much lipaco. .fn.'jr!
, n, pnivetl tlia
iV nrt mint iMimlTu
ln Ulo tJI 0f brcnthmg and inimmr.
nff. fUcrnw two iTiffcronl gnitn
' ofo.1or.Hi, ubtance, -I.,t and iL
lust Stoffo", (ubtaucc,of HairvM,d
.11 iik,., n. . n . , , ,
trim. S'foA ? ?ff " ar11
S Sfnd 't "rl b C " ?
" mii 1 IMnK Ll 'TJ IT. tk" 1'
, OI ,,,m, Inhaled. Jt the rvnso M
' ' ''J Vtiill f
trve ? w,n.i one, whrer wm
take the paini eau discover for himlf
that tho emigration differ according U
the condition of the wind a well a tin
condition of the body. During Joy and
happincM tho odor of jcrpiraUon u
not disagreeable, whilo during angukdt
and groat uervont excitement it
ountve. Tint substance of dfeHktng
nave, uicrciore, a bail odor, in an at-
tlicfo substance tho vUl-
i and duadvanlagQo(Jy
1 hi account for tht fact
't"L wpiiun ami lanr lu
51, m?n f T V V lc ?nla;j'T
???:, JliVfW . iho ."""
Iw,'. '. , V uc,m7 ",B v,,u"
actions and Improve tho riUu-
1 , ,aJs'a'nt ick-
m W wwmr v-"
;-P'-f " the "
fltancCSOf llbturu" ft lis ltmn.rtv 1
- r --"-. ...... .miwic
"ft f0 "& & oniity
on-t, cHton and linen clothing, after
.?ona"c.fw " "rsmstibtHty oi the
rTr Uc " mtatlbtlitjr ol the
Br the liclenU, irM Gnhu
Ma" " B" Keai1,xo h prcsfttuvwlto
Yc aeueaj of bcwawsi, oit inkill of
i- t iJO ? SWoa Cunty. a
ette of Eadt rock, ooad Kino feet
tglon the surface of the earth near tb
uregwj Dogmtarv Vtmm. tv. ..u
!.J,d'tfc aaBt native race
f rt tae purpose of goading grain, and
Ja u top. slighUy
raked abont the edge oa tm7two idei
aadattheapperead. aI is twniv-
b? tki che in
Sil. Jt Uf Parted by three leg.
IhL K0118, iacfiorjo longer
Sw, T lh tfc grain.
hedtoWbj men af ft Tieary
- - i5. WSC
1 ;. ." uatrarpo.
lir ? TtuMb. Pa., cele-
5PJ!1 i8 oe of a eeatarr of life br
SlS"?, aftr AttfiJ Thfe for"-
Z -Jt IT1 afur the ac bn
Ot BRlil k
I in our organwm th r
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