Anderson Herald Bulletin, July 1, 1870

Anderson Herald Bulletin

July 01, 1870

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Anderson Herald (Newspaper) - July 1, 1870, Anderson, Indiana V» f /TV / / pa. yfooD, ^R«»id«Boe-aB s. itHitiwippi fttrMi, «Soe, li Tirgtaui Atmvc, iMtlmbatwlls. teentoTNatál C»Unrk.elin>Ble «Ml aeai Ttaroiata. Hoannets Md Lou of V M •tH: _ . BrOBcfcItU, CcmtMptiMi Scroffola, ^ptlTe DiwMMof tk« 8Ub. - DiMasm «f WoMa. Mid »11 ehroBie 4ÌMa*M teadinc to CMtnmpCio«. I bave had large expericBoe la tbetr«ata«atofdiiea«es<rt tbe air pau-•SW and bave ali the inaproTed apparata« ror a Mirract dUgiUMÌi aad •aoccMful treat-laeatortbem. Send for fràa Ctreolar <m Catarrtial and Co«t.anptlVe DiseaM». • Orrios UocM irott 9A.v.to4P.lil.4B-iiiS■iirw • Il .............................THE ^BW yo yHB j-^INE, j^ET y HB pHIPS j^ALL Jhby Jf ItL. VOL 3.ANDEßSON, MADISON CO., INDIANA; FRIDAY MORNING; JULY 1, 1870. NO. 1. The Fall Creek Agricultural No person will be permitted to Society are maturing their arange- occupy more than ten minutes in opening a discussion ; Jind no one to occupy more than five minutes in a miscellaneous speech. INDim-HER GROWING TBiDE The New l*lano Store of Charles Sochner—Indianapolis. toeihts for a good Fair, this year. The grounds are to be further improTed. N. E. Tomlinson, Esq. and R. H. Cree, Esq , of Monroe town-flktp, were at Tipton, last week, attending a business meeting of parties interested in the L. M. & B. R.R. Among tbe beautiful and com-ihodious rooms which have been fitted up under the Academy of Music, Indianapolis, one of the most attractive is that of Chas. The stone for the abutments and piers of the county bridge,now being put up at Cherterfield, are' , „„ xt •*« beingfurni8hedbyTaylorWall,of|S®®^^"®^'^^- all their lumber The immense working capital commands alike the choice of labor, the employment of the most useful and costly machinery, the selection of lumber, and its vast and essentially neccessary accumulation for thoroughly seasoning purposes (subjecting every piece of lumber to a seasoning process of not less than two years before being kiln-dricd and used). While smaller makers have to depend for their supply of lumber upon what may offer here and there at the various yards. Messrs.THEBIGINDLLm The siate ftíaner at Wahiif^on. ItseelUmeoBs Items.A Moh Bams a Desiperado. uciiij^ tui UIBUCU ujr xajriur tthii, uii »t cj I. wlirt lioe -------------------------- the Pendleton quarry. About onelptreet. Mr. ^oehner who .^»«¡directly from the growing regions. been acquainted with the various,^jj ^^^ ^^^ ^^tions, as styles of Pianos since his boyhood, ^^ sounding boards, is selec-and hap had large experience withi^^jp^^g^jj^U^j^y j^^^^g both superior and inferior instru-jg^gj^^j^yjjj the log, and then hundred carloads have been livcred. A heavy hail and wind storm |>a88ed over the south eastern jments, is perhaps one of the mostl ^^jpr his direction into the part of the county last Saturday jexperienccd dealers we have inLecessary shape. This is one of evening. Fences, wheat and hay ¡Indiana. At different times he |gj^jcj causes of the great uni-were blown dowa. Wheat in the has engaged in selling pianos ¡jj touch of shock was scattfci ed in everylspectively in Dayton, Hamilton ^^^ pianos, and the fact that direction. The storm was of and Richmond, altogether havc- ehort duration, but very severe. About eleven weeks ago, Capt. Elijah Williams, of Fall Creek township,was thrown from a horse and had his left Icff broken in two A Thrilling Tale—^The rattle- A notorious desperado- and snake's. murdei^r, accounts of whose vil- Thisisthe description of the Next to death, lemonade withlainy and cruel deeds of blood banquet given by the Preftident » " ^ ®® have often been chronicled in the to Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, & Co., «»"Mtest level». California and Ariaona papers, on Monday: . ^ow is the time to be insured has at last been overtaken by jus- The Red Chiefs Red Cloud'J To-morrow tice, and a summary and fearful and Spotted Tail,' with their'"«Î»®®*® »Î*,. , punishment administered for his warriors, headmen and henchmen, /ive JNew York ladies are de-numerous crimes. He was squaws, retainers, etc., were cl^^ed to have sailed for Pans, known as the "Arizona Ruffian," sumptuosly fed on the delicacies ^y » recent steamer, to have their and feared by every body. A few of the season xt one of the State i»^» • • ,, - Jïf®" ¥ dining-tables at the Executive ^ F^^-esight is the right eye of Francisco jeweler of mOOO af-Minsion this evening. Secretary f^dence, and Prudence djctates ter beating him nearly to death.-Fish and the President were thel^îf®?»««»-"»®®- In»«''« the The police searched for the vil-parties who did the honors of the Washin^on. ^ ban for months, and finally caught occasion, though there were près- ' , carpets, |him at Fort Prescott, Arizona, ent several other members of the f^y» f?"® k'nd-hearted person :,where he just arrived form Mexi-Cabinet,with their wives; i^ndûr^^^ Russian and English Ministers, 1th^J d®»^ * keep them down, individual, nam^^ Kelly, with their families, all in full I» policeman and have While confined at the fort, which evening dress; Commissioner of'»»^^''®« "P- , , Dr Hall says sponge beds are healthy. We know a man who has sponged beds, and even there never has been a case where ing devoted sixteen years of his goumding-boardof a Steinway life to the business. In 1868, at-jjj^g tracked, which is of tracted by the rapid growth of occurrence in those Indianapolis, he bought the makers. ^^^ organ and melodian departmentj igoO there Were made places, between the ankle ¡nd/» ¡^he music house of Renham 2 200, which were knee. He was confined to his , c • bed for two months, but we are^g®»®^ celebrated btein- 91 O00,000, being as much as the glad to be able to state that he is ^«^y P'»»»®- afterward asso- ^^^^^ Chickering and Knabe condition to ride in his'c'^ted with him in the business ^.jiich ^-cre the next He will hardly be able A. M. Bcnhara, under the|ia,.gest in point of sales. In the firm name of Sochner and Ben-jj^gj. Soehner claims ham. Mr. Soehncr for several^olj ^g „jany as the Rich-P. P. Anshutz reports that the years has been a warm admircr^^j^j^ Indianapolis and Terre wheat crop in Stony Creek town-j^f the Steinway piano, and when jjaute agencics combined sold in ship will be as good as Uiat of any the agency was given to anothcr|the proceeding eighteen months. crop, except last year, since 1864. house, he disposed of his entire^xhis tends to show how rapidly;'i^h¿'b^¿Tn(ii¡ns made as elaborate The grain is large, and the heads ¡^terest in the business and went these instruments increase in fav- a toileras their limited wardrobe now in a carriage, to work before winter. of Indian Affairs Parker; Vincent Collyer, the Indian philanthropist; the Millitary Secretaries of the White House, Generals Porter and Babcock, General Dent, and others of celebrity and distinction,including a goodly number of ladieS) all of whom were in full dress to receive the Indians. This entertainment has been under consideration for some of time, and despite the practical complaint of General Red Cloud at the conference held at the Indian Department on Friday, that the proprieties of etiquette had been abused by the President in not calling upon so distinguished a visitor to the Capital as himself, !he nevertheless consented, to please the squaws, to respond to the invitation for this evening, not to act ugly about it. They had been feasted with strawberries and cream at Sherman's a few days previous, and the recollection of that luscious feast had no means been forflotlen. is situated on a rocky precipice, fifty feet aboVe a stream, he broke from his guard-house one night, dashed past the sentinel, and sponged his meals, for five years, leaped boldly over the cliff, escap-and he isn't so very healthy—ex- ing without injury. He was next heard of at Santi Arizono, where Rita mine he worked full. The corn is looking very to Europe. After returning to well, and growin;; rapidly. Stoney'thi» country, the Richmond Ind-Creek is one of the best townships,, jauapolis and Terre Haute agen in point of soil and the enter-|eios for the Stfinway were prize of its farmers, in the State or when once introduced. Some dealers who sell other allowed, and took carriases for the VMiite House about 0 o'clock, must cent at meal-time. The buffalo isn't a -good thing to pasture. Put him into a pas-jblacksmithing and tried to stab tureandhe will pasture in every the Superintendent of the mine, other pasture rather than the pas-'a Mr. Grosvenor. Before leav-ture you want him to pasture ing he took one of the employes in. ¡of the mines to room's where he A would-be suicide at Cincin¡opened his trunk and exhibited nati was pulled off the track be-to him eighteen pairs of human fore a coming train by a railroad ears, which he said he had Cut man, who warned him againstifrom the heads of eighteen per-trying to "muss up the engine in ¡sons that he had killed; and he any such way as that." ihad taken an oath to increase the An excellent old deacon, who,!number to twenty-five ere he having won a fine turkey at ajstopped.—Several months ago he charity rnflle, didn't like to Tell brutally murdered a family of his severely orthodox wife how four persons near EI. Pass dell he came by it, quietly remarked, Norte for the sake of a few dol-as he handed her ihe fowl, that lars. He was finally captured at the "Shakers" gave it to Arizonia by some of the inhabi- him. The New Orleans Times thinks the first object of the Dental Convention, about to sit in that city, should be to examine into the condition of the mouth of the Mississippi—no trifling matter, iThoymust have been surprisedi^lf - instruments sometimes hold out' t the array of beautv and talentj'^"/"" of snags and stumps. co"-|the idea that the Steinway isLawaiting tficir arrival, but gave!., solidated and given to Mr. Soeh-jdearer than other makes of pianos.lvent to no exclamation ixc-\\\y f'V"-. a »ady offered ner, which induced him to open and that Steinway charges for h.s knowledging it When they ^ sUn"n^I have Mad,son ¡.s pr.ent handso.1. room. Inion. |his high appreciation of „t cheaper prices thanjlndians, and cvery^ somethinir, sir, she of Indiana. The following is the programme r»ir the Third of the Madison School Union exandria, MadÌ8on county, Ind.,! ./'"^.V" • . 1 „ /»r.a ♦ _ - , ..r . , \ hrft I rcmium by ihc most coin- to wui «^Munvvi «1/ I pm^vo ('•••vii, Ximiilll», <( llll U V Ul V LTUU V 1 US WUUU— /< , T _ , Soeh- Ihe Steinway, it is claimed that ed "How" with fervor. It was a answered; "you know I am beg- thc arc on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 2d and 3d, 1870: FIRST DAY. 2 o'clock P. M.—Devotional Exercises. 2:30-Call of Townships. 2:40—Appointment of Committees 2:50—Enrollment of Members. petent and inflexible judges world can produce, many of whom were previcusly prejudiced in favor of other instruments, the crowning triumph having been afheived at tlie rni»crsal Exposition in Paris, where they were Dresses are no longer worn with belts or sashes. Postillion pockets, with skirts turned back en r«wm, ver^ pretty for young ladies, many lormer leasts Had Deen •- =» "-"r.v "iT'Tr*"! sweet-scented Turkish p.ano, Mr.ihtboicd through during the past T«^ ^'»be the third day ' This beads, made into necklaces and the Soehnerhas forsalethe celebratedi winter, and were invited to sat- ^ u i v bracelets, are very much in vogue I.'- -1_____1 J,. 1-1 „_.ii. ^ . . ... nng house wife, who aroused her this season. clock with "Come, • The walking-stick parasol has Here tis Men- just made its appearance. Steinway tants, who quickly wreaked their vengeance on him. He was taken into a wood some distance from the city, where they tied one end of a rope to the limb of a tree, and to the other fastened Kelley by the heels, so that his head hung within a few feet of the fround. They then built a slow re under him and allowed him to remain susnended until death put an and to his existence. ChlUIiat for tbe Ladles. There luw Uteljr bees • gre«« de-I ellno la PA^S,OILS,YAItlfiSHld We bonghi largely «Ine« tbe decline In g>ld, and CAN IND WILL SELLTUICmPm YOU CAN SATE MONEY bjr|baytng at Henderson's Drug Store, ANDEI^SON, INO. S44Sin ExellemenI In Life Insnmace Circles. Knabe and also the Gabler andjisfy the craving of their appetites ring House wiie, others. One great point which he'upon viands perfectly new to their o'! ,° claims is that all of these manu- res )ectivc palates. Fruits, creams S®® "P • faetureri having an immense an< wines were served to all. , ^ ? faetureri having an immense capital at their command are founded on a solicl basis, and are pa wines were served to then came the inevitable pipe peace—where there is no peace — Tues- few years, and that therefore ^^^ . • • 1 r their guarantee may be relied 3:00-Dii>cus.sion-- PrincipleDif-^^^ Pi^^^^g „„an- upon by purchasers as beini; not liable to changes of firm every i»nd after a solemn pufung, more han<l-shaking, and twenty-seven good-bys, they retired to the lofty atics of the lod^inirs where the ficulties and discouragements of verdict of the International'pt^rfectly good, a thing which (Jovernment has placed them. county S. S.'-Opcned by Rev ^ not beingif'"!"«^ be A • u'm A. 'represented among the jurors. a:30-D.scussion-"rhe duty of Vhe following which is transía-Church Members in relation to ^^^ Sunday'Schools. How can we:^^ ^ ^^^^^^^^ ^^ ^ secure their hearty co-opera-i ^^^ ^^^^^ ^^^ . tion?"—Opened by Rev. E. S. Preston. 4:00—Bible Class Lesson—Given by W. R. l^ierse. 4:30—Blackboard Lesson—Given by J. W. McMahan. 6:00—Question Drawer— A n wered by Rev. A. S. Reid. S:30 —Adjournment. evening cession. 7:30 p. M.—Devotional Exercises. 7:50—Children's Meeting —Addressed by Rev. McCaig. 8:30—Discussion—"Best method fess that I have of opening and closing the Sun- instruments so day School"—Opened by M. S. Kobinson. 9:00—Adjournment. Office Lk Mknestp.el. Paris, July 20th, 18«7. Messrs. Steixway & Sons, New York: I hasten to transmit to you a letter from my friend Marmontel, Professor at the Conservatoire at Paris, and one of the most eminent of our time.— you will see how highly he thinks of'vour Pianos. ilaving been a professor myself for more than twenty years, and having played on your pianos —these masterpieces of art manu-facture-1 do not hesitate to con-never met with perfect, uniting the qualities so highly prized by pianists. Oreat sonority, sympa-| claimed by manufactories which are liable to change ownership. Mr. Soehner jiropo-ses to warrant for five years every instrument he sells. Of these various styles of pianos he keeps a variety of grades, ranging from «300 to ?800 in price. Besides ti ese various makes of pianos he also keeps on hand a supply of Organs, Meloduons and second-hand Pianos, ranging in from »75 to S300. Mr price Seohncr sayi that he goes in person to the factories and carefully selccts his instruments for which he pays cash. Who Discovered America? Spotfid Tail, lied Cloud, the many different Bears and Wolves, and others, have had quite enough of civilization, and sigh heavily for the green sward of their savage homes and the buffalo hunt and the war dance, to which they will soon go. What good result will comc of their visit has not yet manifested itself very forcibly. There are no treaties to be made. What the Indians want is to have those in existence already carried out. SECOND DAY : IfORKINQ SESSION. 8:30—Devotional Exercises. 8:45—Reports from Townships. <i:00—Discussion—"How can Sunday School be made attrac- The "Fat Sheep." Ihetic and round tones, beautiful thousand years before softness, and a perfect equality— these are the advantages which the Jury have aflBrmed in placing you above your competitors from every part of the world, and in so doing they not only perform an act of justice, but also decide as competent judges. Accept gentleman, my con- tive without a loss of Spiritual gratulations and kindest regards. Power?"—Opened by Eev. R. H. Sparks. i>;30—Infaat Class Lesson—Given by Mrs. A. M. Bomgardner. Hknrt Heugel. Many of the smaller Piano Manufacturers purchase the Piano actions ready made ; many 10:00—Object Lesson—Given by,also buy their keyboards and even Joseph T. femith. jthe cases and other parts of the 10:30—Discussion—"How can our 'Piano. In addition to this many Sunday School Scholars be; of them have several separate trained to regular habits of at-1 workshops. Under these circum-tending Church?"—Opened by stances it is scarcely possible that Rev. A. Oden. !work of such uniform excellence J1:00—Discussion—"The Import-'^an be produced as in the estab iince of Sunday Schools to the jjgjjjQgnt of the Messrs. Steinway, «afetyand prosperity of ourj^j^ere all the labor is concentra-country?"—Opened by Rev. one immense factory, and The Cologne Gazette says that a Calafornia mvant named Han-ley, has created a great agitation m San Francisco, by pointing out, in a recent work, that there were Chinese in the coyn- the Spainards. Several Germans thereupon remarked that as long as five-and-'twenty years ago Professor Neumann, of Munich, produced proofs from Chinese sources of the discovery of America by that people. Earlier still jDesguines affirmed that Chinese books spoke of a land in the East, which can have been no other than America. Neumann even brings to light an account of the travels of a Chinese monk and mission to the realm Fusang.— That Fusang must mean Mexico, is evident from the details given by the monk respecting the geographical position and products of the country. Among these he mentions a tree of winch the shoots were eaten, the bark made ) into an his is Some twenty-five years ago, when I was pastor of a church in -, I took occasion one evening to attend a social meeting in the church of that place. As is their custom on such occasions, one after anot ler rose and gave his or her experience. After a time, a man in humble circum- S. Reid. 11:40—Adjoumment. jUTTERKOON SESSION. 1:80—Devotional Exercises: 1:45—Lesson in Sacred Geogra- where every instrument—from the seasoning of the lumber to its most perfect state -is constructed by themost skilful workmen. Every part of the piano, including all pby—Given by Rer. Jos. Frank- the action, is gotten up under the immediate personal superinten ence of the Messrs. Steinway, liD. Miseellaneoas tbtr and three sons. into cloth, and the sa intoxicating drink. T maguey, or great Chinese aloe, which is still used for these purposes. This monk went out to Mexico in A. D. 490, according to our reckoning, not as the first missionary, for five monks were sent there to spread the doctrine of Buddha in 458. What Mr. Hanley further says respecting the similaritv of certaia customs among the Aztec and Chinese, and the working of Buddhism upon the religion of the former, was previously known. The list, however, is new, which he pives of cognate Altec and Chinese words. stances, small in stature, and with a very efieminate, squeaking voice, rose to give in a piece of liis experience which was done in the following manner: "Brethren, I have boon a member of this church for many years, I have seen hard times; my family have been much afflicted ; but I have for the first time in my life to sec my pastor or any of the trustees of^this church cross the tlireshold of my door." No sooner he uttered this part of his experience, than he was suddenly interrupted by one of the trustees, an aged man who rose and said in a firm, loud voice, "My dear brother, you must put the devil behind you." On his taking his seat, the pastor in charge quickly rose, and also re-plied to the little man, as follows: "My dear brother, you must remember that we shepherds are sent to the lost sheep of the tribe of Israel." Whereupon the little man rose again, and in answer, said, in a very loud tone : "Yes ; and if I had been a fat one, you would have found me long ago." The effect upon the audience can be better imagined than expressed.—[Lutheran Observer. ^jj day morning, to morrow is /'.¡day, the next day Wednesday— half the week gone, and nothing done yet!" Youthful generosity was illustrated in Albany recently. A little boy, smeared all over with molasses, came running up from the river, flourishing a dirty shingle, and screaming at the top of his voice to a comrade : "Oh, Bill! Bill! get as many boys and shingles as you can, there's a big hogsit of 'lasses busted on the pavement—busted all to smash !" A chemical Icctureer, while expatiating on discoveries in chemical science, remarked that snow has been found to possess a considerable degree of heat. An individual present replied that, "truly chemistry was a valuable science." and, anxious that the discovery might be made profitable, he inquired of tlie lecturer, "what number of snow-balls would be sufficient to boil a teakettle." Said one stud<»nt to another, ¡whom he caught swinging a scythe most lustily in a field of stout grass: "Frank, what makes 3'ou work for a living? A fellow with your talents and abilities should not be caught engaged in hard labor. I mean to get mv iving by my wits." "Well, Bill, you can work with duller tools than I can," was the reply. About Men. A Pennsylvania youth of twenty unable to pay his board bill of ¡540, has married his landlady, a widow of seventy. The most violent radical in the Texes Legislature is an ex-rebel officer, who once declared he would never live under the hated Yankee rule. A high-minded Connecticut man took a noble wav to vent his malice against a clergyman.— He went into his garden and pulled up all his vegetables. London exquisites, require for each afternoon a fresh miniature bouijuet, costing fromtwo shi-lings to half a crown. This floral set-off to the person is regarded as 8 necessity, and very particular men will have a relay of wired roses and maiden hair fern for a subsequent ball or^ dinner party. IS quite large and conical in shape but when closed looks like a suo-stantial walking-cane, for which it may be used. Lace still continues to be worn on almost everything. Victoria lawn morning dresses are elaborately trimmed with the patent Valenciennes. Where lace cannot be had, plisfies of muslin are quite as tasteful. It is no longer the fashion to wear black velvet tied around the neck, as it ruins the shape of the throat, besides discoloring the skin. A few years ago a piece of velvet tied in this manner was considered quite a pretty thing. One feature of garniture of round hats and bonnets this season is the use of black or colored velvet facings on brims and diadems, thus counteracting the unbecoming effect of the yellow straws so much employed by mil liners. Necklaces, lockets» ear-rings, bracelets, and dagger hair-pins of tortoise shell are the rage — Inexpensive ornaments, of every conceivable design and color comnrehended in the term rococ *. are imported by the principal houses. For home or demi toilette the Louis XV bodice is the favorite This bodice is square in front, and has moderate points, or narrow nolka ends. The back is high ana has a basque like a riding-habit. The sleeves, a sabot, are half open to the elbo»^, with little bows down the seam to the bend of the arm. French hoop-skirts have but three hoops, and these are at the bottom, to prevent the skirts from clinging to the limbs, and are jUst large enough to admit of the wearer's taking a long stop. Skeleton corsets, made ot whalebones and straps of tape to keep them in place, with wide openings between, are oflTeied for warm weather. Our readers will remember that it was announced sometime since that a voung man named George W. Pollak had fallen from the steamer General Lytle, on her downward trip to Louisville on the night of June 4th, and been drowned. The announcement created a good deal of excitement in life insurance circles^ for the foil wing good and sufficient reasons. George W. Pollak and his father Leo Pollak» arrived in this city on the last dav of May, the son coming from the South and the father from Philadelphia. On the following morni^, June 1, they repaired to the Cincitina-ti Mutual Life Insurance Company, 169 Race street, and Vice President Robertson was only too happy to issue a $10,000 policy upon the life of the young man.— llicy then proceeded to the Home Mutual, No. 31 West Third St., and Secretary Mc^Con-nell signed a 95,0C0 policy on the life plan, receiving one-quorter year's premium. Being strongly impressed with the uncertainty of human life, and of the importance of making ample provisioh against contingencies, the parties called upon General Agent Simpson» corner Third and Walnut and took a $0,000 policy agains*. accidents for one year. This was on Wednesday. On Saturday, the father and son took passage for Louis ville 01 the steamer General Lytle. At half-past eleven 0 clock 1». M. the passengers were aroused by heart-rending cries of "Man overboard." It was found that the young man had fallen over the guards into the river, and was no more. The old gentleman cjimeback. and has presented his demand for the neat sum of $21,000. The insurance men declare they cannot "see it." They say that the body has not been found, and that it is no case for a Coroner, but a case for lawyers and detective oflicers; so they employed a good crops of both. We express no opinion, but as faithful journalists we chronicle the developments. —Cincinnati Chronicle. fmrnmm^ak fiiàrâ tobeftt Bettoliiili« «dTie*—I tentiisiboiiijotti Wheii il à butterfly like à hhâ Wheti it alighti on ta-llfs* What is stronger ludeatli tluut me? As olJ jeJloW-legged h«i« In Cbie^ro dmnkenneM is e«II e<f ^'safferiiig from wet gToeer« ieé. If a jrdtttig lady timis her baek apon you, hare anjr right take * (Ofi'ottt. There is épott ieliotr In Sang« or who says 'Mts working between meals that's killing him.*' A vineMr hearted old bachelor* says that be always looks undef the head of "marriages" for thé news of tbe weak. "Sambo, did you efer see the Catskill Mountains ?" "No, sah ; but I've seen um kill mice« "I am ffoitlg to the î^ost OÛcOé Bobj shall I etiquire for you ?' Well, yes, if you want to; but Î don't think you'll find me there/' The onl V prisoner in the Nan-* tucket jail notifies the authorities that if they don't fix up the jail so that the sheep can't mt in to )other himj he will be blowed iÎ le'll stay in there« ^ The degfee of Bachelor of A»-ts was conferred on several young ladies at Rutger's College, Nev^ York, on the 9th inst. Why not call the degree, in cases like this* Maid of Arts? In the grave yard at Chidwald) England, is the following queer epitaph : "Horo lies the tmily of joha Smiihi Bniiisd iit tho ddUtènj If he d(»n't jdidp «t the Ust inunpi 3all, "Oyster» !" It is a curious fact^ say somd entomologists, that it is only thé female mosquitos that tortnenti us> An old bachelor says that it is not at all "curiouSi" —A sailor went into a shop in Milwaukee and purchased goods to the amount of titty cents. Throwing down a bill ho said; ' There's a two dollar bill ; give me the change." A rlance showed the storekeeper that the bill was a "V," and, hastily sweeping it into the drawer, he gave back the change. After Jack was gone the man went to the drawer and found that tho bill was a "V," to be sure, but a little the worst counterfeit ever seeht Indignant at the treatment, Jack was found by the storekeeper and threaten-d; but Jack was ready, and showed by a comrade that ho received but a dollar and a half in change, so he could not have given the man the billi After a little talk the matter was allowed to drop by the storekeeper, who has probably learned something he did not know before. —At Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass, they anticipate the necessity of an extermination of the too numerous squirrels, the little animals «lestroying all the bulbs and birds' egg Very Brief. -an ünsigtied Professor Blot,who has a rcstau rant in Brooklyn, will open one in New York. He wants to blot out Delmonico. rwenty-three couples are said to be at the hotels at Niagara Falls, trving to look as though they had been married for years, but not in anv instance being able to cscape detection. Hetty Robinson is a New Bedford heiress, of high business qualifications, who makes a semiannual raid into Wall street, and performs a bear or bull operation in Reading stock, on a large scale, and with almost uniform brilliant results to her own pocket. She is known in Wall sreet as the Princess of Wales, and about six Aonths ago bought fifty thousand or sixty thousand shares of her favorite stock, at from 94 to 95, and has recently realized at lOG. By selling out she brought the stock down suddenly to 103. These little "cor-ners serve to keep her in .'pin money. A nameless deed will.—'/lit/^/. A hirer-glyphic—a servants character.—Judy. How to make a fire hot—keep itcoalded — Tied to Time—watchmaker's a])prenticcs.-^i'Vw. Indians are ''Red Devils/^ nc-cording to tho Cincinnate Com-mercidh t» A Utah gentleman evaded mar rying a girl by cutting her throat, but he has got into trouble all the same. A Natches girl has made self an orphan by using a sword-cane on her mother, who was asleep all the time. It ¡A a mean joke of the Chicago Post to say that Mr. Greely's next is to be "What I know of typhoid fever. Young folks grow most when in love. It increases their sighs wonderfully. IN A TIGHT PLACE.-"At L^^i on Saturday evening, fatigued by his journey, a wagoner and his son John, drove theteatn into a good range, and determined to pass tho Sabhatii enjoying a sea-* son of worship with the good folks of the village« When tho time of worship arrived, John was set to watch the team, wnile the old wagoner went in with the crowd. Thcjireacher hadjhardly announced his subject before the old man fell fast asleepi He sat against the partition ih the cehtro t the body-slip, while against him, separated only by the low partition, sat a fle.shy lady, who seemed all absorbed iu the sermon. She struggled hard with her feelings, until, unable to control them any longer, she burst out with a loud scream, and shouted at tho top of her voice, rousing the old man half awake, who thrust his arm around her waist, and cried very soothing-* ly,— "Wo Nance! wo Nance! wo ! Here, John, cut the belly-band and loose the breeching,—quick or she'll tear everything to pieces. It was all the work of a mo-» ment, but the sister forgot to shout, the preacher lost the thread of his discourse, and tho meeting came permaturely to an end, while, deeply mortified, tho old man skulked away, determin-» ed not to go to meeting again until he could manage to keep his senses by remaining a-iVako. Waggery .-'•Some time ag.i, on the Sabbath day, we wehded ouf way to one of our churches, aiul instead of a sermon heard an address upon some missionary or other benevolent subject. After the address was concluded, two brethren were sent around with the baskets for cotitribntions. Parsoa L-,"who was one of tho baskct-beftrers, taking the side upon which we sat Immediately in our front, ahu upOn the next seat, negligently reclined our friend Bill 11-, a gentleman of infinite humor and jokes. Parson L full of dry extended tho basket, and Bill slowly shook his head. "Coine, William, give us something," said the parson. "Can't do it,' replied Bill. "Why not? Is not the cause ft good one V" Yes ; but 1 am tiot able td give anything?" Poh ! poh ! 1 know better; Vott must give a better reason than that." Well, 1 owe sotnuchi I mtisl bo just before 1 am generous, you know * But William, you owe God a larger debt than you owe any one else." "That's true, parson, but then he ain't a pmhing me like ih4 balance of my creditorsi" The colonel of ah Alabama regiment was famous for having everything done up in military syle. Once, while field officer of the day, and going his tour of inspection, he came upon a . jn-tinel from tho 11th Mississippi regiment lying flat down on his post, with his gun taken entirely to pieces. Col«nel^-"Don't you know that a sentinel while he is on duty should always keep on his feet?" Sentinel (without bcr- looking up)—"That was the way "we used to do when the war broke out, but that was played out long ago." Colonel (begin* ing to doubt the man was on duty)-*'Are vou a sentinel here?" Sentinel—"VVell I'm a sort of a sentinel." Colonel—"Well I'm a sort of oflScer of the the day.'* Sentinel—"Well, it you'll hold on till 1 sort of get my gun together, I'll give you a sort of salute. ;