Weekly Bulletin, February 4, 1875

Weekly Bulletin

February 04, 1875

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Weekly Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 4, 1875, Troy, Illinois Hit r Idependent In All Neutral VOLUME FEBRUARY NUMBER JOHN BTUAllT following Ihids contain the an adorned statement bt a act in the experience of a friend who Is fond of wandering In the As I came wandering down Glen Where the braes are green and With my light step I overtook A wearyTooted lassie Blie bod one bundle on her AnotherUj her And she walked as one who was fall loth To travel from the Quoth My Winnie she Had hair ot flowing And dark brown and dainty Right pleaijant to My bonnlo what aileth On this bright summer To travel Bad and shoeless thus Upon the atony way Im fresh and and stoutly And thou art burdened so Miirch lightly and lot me bear The bundles as we Nono she that may not be WhatB mine is mine to bear Of good or as God may I take my portioned But you hare and I have none One burden Rive to mo Ill take that bundle from thy back That heavier seems to she said you That hand but zpino May bear its weight from dear Glen Spcau Cross the Atlantic brine well but tell me what may be Within that precious load Which thou dost bear with such fine care Along the dusty road Beliko It Is BOtne present rare From frldnd In partinghour as prudent maidens Thou takst with thee thy She drooped her and with her hand She gave a mournful wave do not dear is Turf from my mothers gravel I no word1 we sat wept By the together No purer dewon thai bright day Was dronf upon the THE CRACK ill THE The prettiest the prettiest gar the best servants and the largest bank account in belonged to Mehitnble Some people also declared that she was the prettiest woman in but these were not the other They said that she had red hair and was too and what the gentlemen saw to admire in her they could not say it as of ten as they every man in the place was Hetty Armstrongs devoted a dozen of her A dash warmhearted woman she as merry as though she had never known a Not that she had forgotten the love of her the black eyed captain whose ship had gone down in midocfcan five years and whose pictured face lay near her heart night and sleeping and waking hut she was too full of life and hope to live en tirely in the and loved neither hours of melancholy nor women call a good To forget all sorrow if she and be as happy as she were the two grand rules of her and thereiore people who did not know Hetty Armstrong thought her and made a great They called her a and that not She only flirted with those who began the game and that a woman has a right to At X if a gentleman called twice upon a his attentions were said to be very partic ular if saw her home from meet manor declared that they were engaged11 apd if he spent an evening with they were to be married next for certainty but Hetty Arm strong somehow not included in the She had determined to do she She went everywhere with 3very unmarried gentleman of her She was friendly when she chose to and flirted when she setting gossip afloat a dozen times she gained her and people left her It was Hetty Armstrongs and no in dication of matrimonial For yearagentlemen haunted her es hither and snug with danced with confided in and adored and village gossip had not married until suddenly a stranger made his debut at and set the tongues agoing beyond even Petty Armstrongs power df He he was had in Her dreams were not the practical dreams which nature at should alone indulge in and as the days rolled on she felt more conscious that th Yes which was expected of her would be easily ut She tried to be prudent and judge the man The result was that she declared him to be an At last Hetty Armstrong fairly let goof the rud der of selfwill to which she had clung so and allowed herself to drift down the tide of circumstances which were to lead her into the arms of Charles She felt that life would be happier with such a bosom to and began to wonder whether it really was necessary for a widow to be married in pearl color when white was so becoming to her So matters stood when Christmas drew and with it Hetty Armstrongs reg ular Christmas Eve All or nearly would be even the who amiably forgot to say that he disapproved of dancing and charades when Armstrong declared that she adored It was always the merriest party of the season at and this tune Armstrong decided that she would outdo There was a dash more of coquetry in her dress a dash of extravagance in the supper a glitter of rare china and a per fume of rare flowers in the as they say wine warms up the wits aud fancy does love at All things would be more spark ling just now or rather vague ly the woman who had just begun to know her heart right and thought she knew She in her rich dress of lace and flowers in her hair and on her before her guests iu front of her grate fire in the when some one touched her on the she saw Charles Her face was a little her eyes more earnest in their look than and a sort of happy terror hung upon her as she guessed why he had come so I knew I should find you he and I have something to say to you something There she stopped Dont say it she I have an evening before me which calls for all my calm If it is anything must ask you to After these guests cf mine are I will hear you not Charles Rokewood Your will shall bo my he and took her band and kissed She let him do blushing all the not caring now to look at All the after the other guests were her thoughts wandered back to that She knew what she would and she could answer only in one liked him so And I have felt so sure I could never like anyone thought Hetty Arm There is fate in But she danced and sang and talked as and no one guessed that was what she was even Iloke with a chosen had slipped away from the and wuSi smoking ana talking in the He was a little out of con scious of her duties as a insisted on being public and could not be lured into a and the women who were ready to be talked to he did not care Engaged men are generally known by tffeir boorish conduct to ladies although not en believed himself far enough upon the road to forget his and fell back upon cigars and his masculine friends whenever his ladylove could not be whispered to or gazed Consequently damsels who thought Rokewood charming were wondering what had become of when the mysteriously beckoned her mistress into the in an awful said more spoons were needed f or the Of course there must said Where was my poor head to so forget it Ill get poor Aunt Mar thas set from my upstairs china Please wait on the stairs till I come to And away ran Armstrong to the second where she plunged into a oldfashioned closet brought forth a legacy of silverware left her by a maiden Counting the spoons a murmur of voices from the next room fell upon her At the same time she caught the perfume of a She knew that Charles Rokewood had the richest voice and smoked the best cigars a that fanltleuin AwtUest n eYtacatedVaccompllsliM alto he openly flung himself at Hett her admirer Of coarse fanlSessiabi tot mean tfjeaWtterofUl kbilimeats by going down Or in any other jway conduct as did liiglts of old after man B dial HjBhjjunt of any man in his set You dear old she whispered to I have been BO cross to you tonight thaj some day il will be as kind to you I makeup for it vi with a loving womans wish to see the face that is so dear to she stepped forward and peeped through a crack in the door of the china closet opening into the little de votedthis evening for the gentlemans Every word was plainly audible whenher pretty ear approached so close ly to the first word riv eted her The men were talk said Tott are tied to a womans apron strings for You cant soy your soul ji your my advice and keep out of it old fellow said ar from between bis a thing is all a mans my first be to prove myself As so you gooBi before the woman who takes shall kttow that my word iff and that hen must yield to vi The spoons in Armstronjs hands tinkled together Juit But one heard Charles went on My if 1 have shall her If ebedoes she obey Wlth contradict her object to her style of dress make her alter her Way of doing her hair refuse to dance attendance at church make her send regrets to party invitations when she wants to accept them show her at once what she may After a while I might yield a little more but because I want you to please said the doubtfully but you cant think how hard youd find it and if you stay out they make such a up for you in a nightcap and cry when you come Id manage said by staying out every night until day The one rule I should put in prac tice would let a woman have her own The spoons tinkled a little and Armstrongs face was terribly but Of course you yield a great deal to the women you are in love said evidently brushing the ashes from his cigar but thats be cause of the romance and all that sort of which dies Out with the honey You can find women enough to write poetry and to talk sentiment married or As for your nhss the woman that keeps house for and the sooner you make her aware of the fact the When I iny dear it will be with no idiotic idea of perpetual court ship in my Ill begin as 1 intend to go and be depend upon But not my whispered pret ty not Mistress them whispered Biddy at the stairs just Hetty Armstrong gathered up the spoons which had slipped down Into her She looked at them as she did They were solid and as wus all her Her eyes glanced about the which wealth and taste had made the perfection of elegance and Her room She heard downstairs the merry chat of her the sound of music and She re membered that in the kitchen her servants were making ready a sup per fit for a She turned to the mirror a handsome still and elegantly looked proudly An hour all the woman she would have given to Charles Rokewood hud he been a beg Just a twinge of pain went through her One stole down her glowing Then she gave a little bitter I alone am queen of me she mis aud run out to give the spoons to It was hard to find she but hero they arc at And she laughed a little louder than and not quite It was the merriest Christmas party of them said every one of her and Hetty Armstrong seemed the merri est But no one saw her when the door wus closed upon them and she was alone in her No how brief a lovedream 1ms the awaken ing is especially if it is Hetty Armstrong refused diaries Itokc wood tliu next and people who guessed it blamed her As for Charles himself he was amazed and and deeply for he never guessed that his lecture on married life had u second uuditor nor that Hetty would c said Yes instead of No but for crack in the door of the china The American trade in gelatine is said to employ several million of dollars an and in Europe to be of still greater Tun purest form of the article is known as which is prepared from the oilbladders and sounds of sev eral species of especially of the stur These tissues are cleansed and forming what is termed leaf isinglass or they are twisted into various called long and short staple or they are folded into called The production of isin glass used to be limited to Russia whereas now large quantities are pro duced in South the East the Hudsons Buy New York and The manufacture of the Russian which is still esteemed the best in the is as follows The bladders are placed in hot carefully cleared from adhering cut open and exposed to the air inner delicate silvery membrane When this fine membrane is removed by beating and and the bladder is tneri made into the forms Gelatine is prepared from a variety of animal but chiefly from the softer parts of the hides of oxen and calves and the skins of and also from The method of treat ing skinparings and hideclippings is first to wash the pieces and then to cut them Into small pieces and put them into a warm solution of caustic soda for a week or ten From this they are removed to an air tight where they are kept for some time in a temperature of 70 Then f ollows cleanslpg process in cold A bleaching in the fumes of sul and a final washing after they are steamed in pots until the gela tine is which is strained off While hot and poured out in thin thatr when sufficiently are stretched out on nets to Machinery is employed to cut the golaline into the delicate strips inwhjph it is usually An inferior is made in France from bones and other parts of T Chased by Hanging up my barometer to give it a few minutes to settle I occupied myself in collectingresin from the pinon which were found in great One of the principal objects of the climb was to get this resin for the purpose of smearing our but I had with me no means of carrying it The day was very hot and my coat had been left in so I had no linings to tear but it occurred to me to cut off the sleevtfbf my shirt and lie t up at one and in this little sack I collected about a gallon of After taking observations for altitude I wandered back on the rooks for an hour or I noticed that a storm was coming from the I sought a shelter in the but when the storm burst it came down as a flood from the with gentle drops at slowly increasing in but as if suddenly poured from an immense I was thoroughly drenched and almost washed It lasted not more than half an when the clouds swept by to the north and I was in the sunshine In the meantime I discovered a better way of and started for making the greatest haste possi On reaching the bottom of the side canon I found a thousand streams roll ing down the cliffs on every carry ing with them red and these all united in the canon below the one great stream of red Traveling as fast as I could run I soon reacihcd the foot of the for the rain did not reach the lower end of the and the water was running down a dry bed of sand although it came in waves several feet high and fifteen or twenty feet in the sand soaked it up and it was Wave followed and rolled along and was swallowed and still the flood came from I found I could travel faster than the so I hastened on to camp and told the men there was a river coming down the We carried our camp equipage from the bank to where we thought it would be above the and then stood by to sec the river roll on to join the in Scribnere who traversed Seistan daring the lime of the greatest distress to settle the boundaries of Persia passed days with out seeing a child or hearing a They estimated the mortality at more than a quarter of the The railway projected by Baron Renter is at a It is hoped that ah equivalent will be found for as the Shah is very anxious for improved com and recently ordered a sur vey for a horse railway from Teheran to Scnah Abdul while he has sum moned postofflcc officials from Austria to organize a postal it is that the enormous number of which are killed in the sewers and abattoirs of after skins are wholly consumed by the The French manu facturers have a superior art of clarity Ing these interior by col oring the transparent render them very attractive and Their cost is ranch leas thanthat of the best Uhicago 9f too ejrtiiiated equjkl to Bit A Druidlcal The of a mar riage in tt ys is given in Saintines At a place meet the cracking of a whip is heard sheep and small oxen arc driven aside to make way for a kind of procession consisting of grave and solemn men and It is a Two young people have just had their union blessed by the priests under the sa cred The bride is dressed in black and wears a wreath of dark leaves on her She walks in the midst of her A matron who walks on her left holds before her eyes a white cloth it is a the shroud in which she will be buried one of these On her right a Druid intones a chant in which he enumerates in solemn rhythm nil the troubles and all the anxieties which await her in wedded From this young thou alone wilt have to bear all the burden of your united You will have to attend the baking to provide fuel and to go in search of food you will have to prepare the resinous torch and the You will wash the linen at the foun and you will make up the You will attend to the cow and even to the if your husband requires Always full of you will wait on standing behind him at his If he expresses a wish to taka you with him to you will accompany him to carry his to keep his arms in good and to nurse him if he should bo sick or Happiness consists in the fulfillment of Be my What is still more strange is that this dolorous wedding but slightly al is still in some ports of France at this day addressed to brides by local Persia Since the Shahs The Cologne Gazette states that the Shahs visit to Europe has occasioned many alterations in the external appear ance of the upper and middle classes in Shoes are the baggy trousers are the chin is shaven an innovation obnoxious to the ortho dox the cap is not so and the whole dress is a mixture of Armenian and European But chairs are not adopted they are used only fjor European while the na tives fold their legs on the cushion or In religions matters the old fanaticism less frequently and the missionaries enjoy great The numerous Armenian Christians are conscious of the protection of the Rus sian and their influence is materially increased by many of the eign repiqents marrying their as European wives often go to Europe and are a burden rather than a comfort to while the Armenian women ore not inferior in looks to their English The old abuses in the Government still The army is a real plaguespot day laborers and the poor are the rich purchas ing exemption by presents to the Three marks a month are rtigularly paid to the but all allowance for is curtailed so that soldier in order to live IB driven to in which he only too gladly Indulges in the brutal The tendency to dis honeslj is an ineradicable element of national and Is only repressed in Teheran under the Immediate eVe of the Shah There alone tW lbweiclasses breathe for the do not sufferfrom the general tyranny of officials of all One of Sheridans Practical Another in our of a high order of practical malicious though it is thefollowing one related by Moore of Sheridan The afterward Bishop of having arrived at Sleridans country house near it was proposed that on the next Sunday the clergyman should preach at the village On his objecting that he was not provided with a sermon Sheridan offered to write one for him if he would consent to preach The offer was The next morning Sunday Mri OBieme found the by his Having read it over and corrected some theolog ical such as It is easier for a as Moses he went to the church and delivered the sermon in his most impressive to the great as he of all the among whom was Sheri dans wealthy Some months after OBierne found him self cut by the whole family of the witn whom he had previously been ultimate and on expressing his surprise at this treatment was informed that Sheridans sermon had been from beginning to end a personal attack upon who had rendered himself very unpopular by his harsh conduct to the and to whom the congregation had applied every sentence the preacher had The sermon is preserved but it is unfortunately too long to The text is For the oppression of the for the signing of the now will I saith the Lord I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at Psalms The whole dis course is so grave and seemly that it needs an acquaintance with Sheridans intention to appreciate the subtle vein of irony that runs through tte Tear DogDentistry In New Dogs have the and not only do dogs have the but they have and its hard to tell which is the worst to A lady here has a beautiful a fragile bit of canine weighing no more than two The dear little man became lie plunged his head in the sofapillow and threw up his other end as if life had no more He took a lap at his mug of cold and then sat down on his tail and lifted up his voice in such prolonged that the whole house cried hydrophobia and got up on the top of chairs and Had this animal been a twelvepounder in stead of two and affection the only tie between the owner and the though it pulled her Claude would have been shot but it was the pursestrings by which he held on he was worth A doctor was sent The patient was found with his nose in an indiarubber shoe and his rat tail vibrating with a big ache the attendant physician immedi ately pronounced to bo the magino the astonishment of the family when the prescription for Claude was the His blanket was put his spirits encouraged and ofl went the poor dear to have his teeth A regular practitioner was the oper Claude wus put into a neat little packed in with His wonder ing countenance stuck out of a hole in the A rubbercovered stick went into his mouth and kept hie jaws open and the investigation Two of his back teeth were no doubt of He exptmtulated loudly notwithstanding the Then he was allowed a respite of some after which he reluctantly resumed his harness andhad three teeth filled with Thus Claude has re turned to his home to think of the past and refuse all sweet things that may bring to his little canine soul such sor row as he has just This little dogn dental bill was and thats but one of his mistress She has paid for his pas sage across the ocean four She lias paid flOO for damages done to a suit of furniture from which he ate every button in every tuft in the space of half an She has paid innumerable small sums for railway for years they are these hardhearted railroad to part the tender trav eler her considering the Something About It has been wondered at by persons unacquainted with the possibilities of mechanism that machinemade lace should be so inferior to that made by It is not only true that it is but for obvious it must al ways continue In lacemaking it is essential that the ends of thcthreads be until a machine has been devised which will pick up these loose ends as a Devonshire lacemaker or a Belgian nun it is useless to expect from the automatic the and the evenness of thread or grace of pattern which come gent I do not desire to snub the machinemade gimps and fringes that to English and American ladies which the traveler misses so much as he proceeds through ward the East1 but they not There arc but four real classes although the specialties of diflereiit counttics are drawn and applique arc the generic kinds of lace and the name of each to a womans understanding desig nates how it is meaning lace by the needles is untrue to its since it is partly pit ow twisted but pillow drawn lace and applique lace are what their names Of drawn lace and applique lace no description is Of pillow lace the usual method of work is thus Upon the which is nearly a piece of stiff parchment is having a number of holes forming the Through these holes pins are and threads wound upon bobbins are woven around the pins and twisted in complex ways around each These threads now form the The meshes are bound At every two or three turns of the it is twisted around its own cord and then again around its neighbors The figure of the meshes depends uponthe number of turns made before the twist is changed from one cord to It is a most tedious cannot be Thought mjMjJ be upon the Memory is severely The mistake of a singletwist becomes fatal to the whole There are certain peculiar conditions necessary to the production of perfect These are the quality of thread the abundance of female labor and the Roman Cath olic Belgiumt better than all other European possesses the Her thread has and never a rival her peasant redcheeked pictures of perfect arc proverbially industrious and her upper and lower classes are olic In the vestries of old churches of Flemish there is a wealth of lace upon dotal vestments that is beyond It has been collecting ever since Isabel las was wrought as a labor of love by nuns and other holy and ap pears upon the gorgeous apparel of ec clesiastical dijrnitarics on great days of the But in all the world there is no such collection of every description of lace ae at the From France and from Aus tria and point dEspagne and point Valenciennes and and one knows not what have been coming as gifts to the church these 500 There arelwelve large rooms used exclu sively as wardrobes for laces in the papa Though a great deal of old lace has come down in families and in ecclesias tical and though as an is guarded as watchfully as no doubt much has been It has been the fashion at in dif ferent parts of the to bury the dead of distinguished families in their This was particularly the case at To this day there are to be found in shops these specimens of antique lace of elegant conspicuous for darkness of color and sepulchral Honiton made only in has never been a favorite United Two con tributed by an American gentleman vis iting in London to the Now YorkStai tary Fair in could scarcely be dis posed of at About the middle of the last century this lace was made in such perfection that it rivaled But the lacemakers introduced a set of hideous patterns out of own they patterns of boats heads and peacocks tails of kettles and fryingpans of churches and Leaves and graceful composi tions of the old were dog as a Louis Republican Letter to that the New York papers have trot through with the Shakspcarc Bacon controversy without settling the question we dont mind confessing that wo wrote those plays but we promise not to do so any Bacon wanted to write but when we asked him who was running this Shakupeare business he took the hint and thus saved hia Jforrittovm and the darfttbt invade the tatftate question is frequently raised whether the increase ofchurch member ship in theUnited the ratio of the increase of the general pop Atf an in one of our clitesj the National shows that the ratio of Baptist Church members in Philadelphia to the whole populatUm ba to 79 m iiona 01 uiu uiu wu and the end was an utter depression of the revive the best days of Honiton once again Queen Victoria or dered her weddinglace composed of to be made in and paid for it The bridal dross of each of her married daughters been made of Honiton the patterns being the national This encour together with thenevrtJilsiness of restoring old has once again set Devonshire industry on its Of the value of old laces it is hnpotat ble to speak with The furniture made of point Empress Marie Louise cost Napoleon First TiusHoanoa tfblch Eugenie wore at her had takenthirtysix women mouths to cost The Emperor gaveher a draWahuviar u which he paid hibition of 1867 was a dress of this which had taken forty women y ears to There JB a grtafctfeal roseate spec ulation in Massachusetts about the influ ence of the discovery of those Newbury silver lace st iartbe HaHues catfcS we the largestand finest i wbrloV R fcoBt the labdn nuns ioqrteen What i that stale had been ;