Atlantic Telegraph, August 1, 1877

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August 01, 1877

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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 1, 1877, Atlantic, Iowa thraiic rOBLISHID Editor AT THE Teleirajli Stem ffiidu IJJSJtt One copy one year 300 Oneeopjrslx months 1 00 One copy throe months SO THE ATLANTIC VOLUME CASS AUGUST WALKER General Dealers In AND HUSE8 BLOCK ATLANTIC IOWA lf Hilimt market price in paid lor If BUSINESS Will attend to rails in any part ot Cass and adjuiuing Ad dress Kox THK TOE OF Be not thy tram too Iinrehlr DOI at the rising If he would always bid Toe breast be tho cheek no dry t now of wp know Before a Etlef Uio heart nan real The thu wo learn Mar brace the aa well aa The energies too stem for The reach or Uie strength of elotitl am hare Uielr Through blight and blurt Uielr course perfect triumph never crowned The hope unchecked by a pane The gaudiest waatUra with are And Sappho wtpi before she Tears at each sweet emotion flow They wait on Plufs gentle Upon Ambition fervid On seraphic Tit only when It mourns and fears The loaded spirit reels forgiven And through tip oust of faluni tears We catch the clearsst f ol General having bad large experience in stock and a good judge of Will attend to calls In any part ot Ctaa County or In the Sat If action Bos ATTORNEYS Attorney at Will practice in the ot Cast and adjointn count Also in the Supreme Odice 4 doors n0rth of court East side Chestnut A STRANOK Gallag in South Africa wore Terr much amnsed when Mr WsJtefiold entered their How many hare you the Just as many aa you he ans Will yon pull that off and let ns thiy pointing at hiibool and diiakipg their When he had done they all laugh ed for even now they conld not see hi At last one exclaimed What a strange man this to pn hii foot in a bag We never heard of man putting big foot in a bag Toujf Attorney at and Xotarv Will practice in the Courts ot Cast and ad loiBlnx Office in the City Jail on 4th r UPPER ft at Law and Notaries Will practice in all tbe courts of the a complete set of almtracl books to Ian f and town lots iti Cass Abstracts furnished on reasonable attention pves to collections and lhqaietint ol JAS Attorney at Office Cor ner 5th and 15 rim JUSTICES OF THE JUSTICE or THE Odice Conrads Ail col lections entrusted to me will receive prompt Deeds made at short vT S 11 GOTHABD Snrgeon Office in Conrads Room branch office at Teeth extracted with little or no pain LAUD A AC Land W Beat Eaute and Tax Pnrlng Office OVIT Mc bouse south of Congrejrational cburcu 1UT Eclectic Physician and Of fice in hie Drug Special attention given to Surgery and all Chronic THOMPSON Physicians and front room over Conrads Thompson one block of Conrads F S Examining Snrpon for Reci corner 5th and Maple three blocks east of CamiAOE Carriage Bug pa and made to Light and besvy always on All repairing promply at tended Shop first door south of Needles A 49 T mail Physician and Office on Mala KentdeiKe drat house East of CoBgregAtional Spoial attention to Curouic dealer In plain and Sne Coffinb always on or made to 725m JACOB Auctioneer in both the English and Ger giving entire satisfaction wherever he has Charges reasona For further address him at Wlota six miles southeast of The Reduction in Sewing The sewing machine busineu hu now rescued tbe condition of sn article of mer to be cold ont of a the same as dry goods or snd therefore the expetuaof with horse and wagon Is MKd to the and by paying cash a years Interest at about twen y per cent is This is mainly why the price is the royalty from patents being only two or three I have therefore de cided to conduct the business in the shape ot a machine and will hcreaJter furnish any tT5 machine in the market lor xccpt the Singer Companys Sand the latter being a shuttle machine and combining all the desirable poiott of the Domestic and and in fact all the shuttle machines I desire to call attention to the fact tbat during the hut tour or five years there have been rom a dozen to twenty different agent Belling machines in this county and today I am tbe only one remaining to look after the machines This lacl alone is sufficient to Justify any and every one In buying ol Instead of those who are liable to quit tbe business or leave the country any Tbe same rule applies to 1 srll the bfst la ttie market regardless of what U e while othem sell that which they emu make the most money IThy not buy an organ ol a dealer who is permanently and who will sell yon the very rather than buy ol one who in the cheapest trash m the and lUble to leave the country any Think of this and see whst you can do with me before you IStt PESSIOffSJSjsa circular 707 jMftffa not earned In these V7 J but it can be made In three months 11 by any ont ol either In any part ol tbe country who Is willing to work stead Ur at juplotnicnt Ibit we Wfl ur week In four own Ton need not be away from home over Tou can Hive yoar whole time to the or only ynur spare We bare agents who sn ataktas over 30 per All who ec ptge at ean make money At the present lime money cannot he muto to easi ly and rapidly at any other It to try the Terms Address at ly A RAFFLE FOR We translate from a Gorman sketch o American travel the subjoined acconn of an incident alleged to have occurrei on a Mississippi steamboat a short time before the I ascended the says the on a steamer on board of which were Judge and General of Penn with both of whom I was slightly A hard these Natchez said tho who met us on the Theres some of them down in the saloon plaving a high How men oan be such I conld nev er seel Lots go down and look on suggested the In the saloon we found four men seat ed at a around which a crowd of spectators was The four men were the heavy The game was and the money changed hands We had not been looking on when one of tho a middleaged who I learn ed was a bet his last dol lar against the hand of ono of his antag The latter showed four while he hod only four He was cleaned as though he were going to leave the Are yon colonel askod one of the Dead was tho laconic Never mind 111 lend No I can make a I Pomp massa responded an old as he emerged from one corner of the Bring that girl and her youngster that I bought in Wait a few Ill raise some The old negro went on his and soon returned with the girl and her The girl proved to be a stately mulatto woman about thirtyfive years Her youngster was a intelligentlooking boy eleven or twelve years whose complexion showed him to be much more nearly allied to the white race than the said the as they Yon see this girl and her as fina niggers as you can find I paid eight hundred dollars for in Who will give me six hundred for them Will you sell them separate asked some cant do it I promised not The girl swears shell take her life if shes separated from her and her old master said he was sure shed keep her Bnt dont yon all see that Uie girl ia worth more money than I ask for both of them wholl give me six hundred for both The planter waited a moment for a and then said I must have some what say yon to a chances at twenty dollars a chance Ont with your cash The first on the list has the first throw This proposition created a decided stir among all present The three players at the table led off by taking three chances Their example was followed by the and twenty chances were taken as rapidly as the planter conld write down tbe names and take the Then there was a slight The planter himself now took two chanc and be was followed by his three who took one chance three more chances were taken by the when tbe plan ter cried ont Two chances gentlemen Who will have them General whispered in Judge and then went to the table acd laid two ten dollar on it please Never mind the Put it down for the for the girl herself certainly lets give her a All right One for And Thats for the said Judge as he laid twenty dollars on tbe Good bravo broro cried the planter and several of the One for which makes the see whom luck Tbe dice were brought and the throw ing Each chance entitled tbe bolder to throe Thirtysix was the highest thrown un til tbe holder of the eleventh chance He scored Then a less number was until number twentyone scored Tbe exeitment now became Fortynine was hard to beat the high eat throw possible being nine Again and again the dice rattled in the until it came to number twenty your torn now I As the poor woman her hands crossed and pressed oonmlairely against her it was truly painful to witness her Wont the gentleman tbat took the ehanoe for me throw she ask in a tremulous No let the boy replied the general perhaps he would have more luck than said the Tom came forward and picked up the The woman pressed her lips firmly together and clasped her hands as if in Tbe boy trembled like an but ahouk the and For a moment be stared at tho dice as though he conld not believe bis then be put down tbe box and stepped pale ud throw urged the Is no master I couldnt throw fortynine true Butyou have your own Throw that and Judge that one was your Now throw for on the chance I gave yon Have a stout my and Heaven smile on yon Again tho boy returned to the tab and took up the Ho preasod hi lips and did liis best to coutro IIIH trembling Not a sound was to be heard in tho saloon bnt tho rattlin of the For a moment ovory man seemed to hold his He Two fives and a the putting down tho nnm while a murmur of satisfaction ran through tbe One of tho bygtanders gathered np th dice and put them in tho and th boy threw Two siioe and a I Tho excitement now know no bounds and the bravos resounded ou ever The as ho took up tbe box to throw for tho third and but was as nearly colorless as it was possible for him to bo with his yellow Ont rolled the and np came three which mode fiftyone my I congratulate yon 1 cried tho Yon are your own and mothers master Fill up the necessary and I wit mcn Those gentlemen will be tho witnesses I I will not attempt to describe tho scene that In the general satis one of the roughestlooking men in tho crowd proposed a subscription for tho freed Tho proposition was received with such favor that in lens than five minutes fifty dollars were JUDICIAL Yon mav holler and holler and hol said as ho closed the corri dordoor behind bnt I bare got through trying to please Gentle there is a woman in there who woke up at daylight this morning and wanted worm biscuit and Then she called for milk toast and currant Then she wanted a partridge broil ed on tbe For four straight hours she has been hollering for strawberries and raspberry jam and sweet tomato sauce and stowed and I cant stand it any Why cant she be reasonable Why cant she make herself realize that I am not the iteward of the Fifth Avenue and hat this place is not a bakery or a res unrant When bis Honor cnme in and learned tow the woman had conducted 10 ordered her brought ont first of ihe looked as if she had attended forty unerafi in and she hod scarcely reached tho when she in nired Wont your Honor order that bald teaded man who bosses prisoners around o bring me a glass of lemonado with some froth on it Sarah Culpepper I have earned just how yon have conducted replied the and 1 feel hat yon have forfeited all right to bo reatcd Uko a You wore arrested ust in tune to prevent another woman rom pulling out all your and von were brought to a dry and healthy ilaoo to pass the night Yon had a arge and elegant cell ou tbe first von were given all the water yon could and Bijah quit singing bis favor te song of Old Don in order hat yon might sleep sweetly and dream f still river flowing with soft cadence to the murmuring Id like some if yon remarked Sarah as he paused or how did you reward the officers or their kindness and consideration continued the court You hollered and and yon called and and kept everybody on the buzz all the yon cant be tried on ore not entitled to the legal treat lent that a real lady could expect I mil turn yon square ont doors without ny trial to see whether yon ore guilty root If you had conducted onrself in a ladylike I should ake pleasure in sending yon np in a courteous and genteel stylo bnt as tho caso now yon shall be turned out pan the cold world without I demand a she as she xxik off her You cant have I will be tried she excitedly con escort this female to tho opr 1 I want it understood that any risoner who cant behave herself or imself in a genteel cant get any law ont of nor will I provide hem with board at tho House of Cor WHY iron WATKR IALT It in well known that fresh water fish cannot live in salt and vice vena and it boon supposed Hint tho reason pxistH in norno poisonous effect which tho inapproprinto water Paul Bert has recently been investigating this and his conclusion is that the breath of tho creature is not duo to any toxio but is imply a phenome non of osmosis or tranxmusiou of fluids through the In order to prove it ix only necessary to weigh the animal before and after the oijxri ment A for plunged in aca water onethin its weight If only tho foot of tho frog bo tho blood globuloH can be seen to Icava tho vessels and distribute themselves nudor tho If an animal bo tho skin of which is not entirely osmot tho same phenomoua occur in tho bronchial There are certain which exist sometimes in sometimes in changing their habitat in different periods of life or of the It in view of tho be comes interesting to soo how Bert applies his discovery to such apparent to tho general A fresh water for plunged ab ruptly in sea resists the effects longer than other fresh water fishes but he dies within five or six This according to that the fish never proceed suddenly from fresh to salt but enter brackish water where tho tide ebbs and and ivo there a sufficient time to habituate ilieinselvos to tho This oo jotintH for tho frequent discovery of urge numbers of tho migratory fish in the vicinity of tho mouths of rivers which they A fronh water plunged in salt wo docs not seem to bo But u investigating tho peculiarities of this species Bert was led into a wrong which may bo cited to show low easy it often by puro o reach an erroneous determination in aboratory After having limsclf placed several fresh water eels salt he as already that they remained alive and nu Wishing to continue tho ex he directed his assistant to ntroduco the fish and report To is tho eels then persistently lied after a three or four hours sojourn n salt and long search failed to iscover tho reason why it was that whan Bert placed them in tho tanks liey while when tho assistant did they Bert ound that his doubtless on ae of the slipperiness of tho iftod them with a piece of cloth in bis The cloth rubbed off a little of le slime of tho which protected from the salt Osmosis then 3ccurrod in tho denuded and IB eel eventually The converse of inserting oa fish in fresh produced analo ons Tho gills were tho seat of tho same as those noted in resh water fish placed in salt Bert also observed that tho life of tho sea fish could be prolonged by adding salt to the fresh thus adding far ther confirmation to his PRINTING nXLOTOI OF A HAD It is no pleasure to a dog to go readf nl as hydrophobia is to the human rabies is worse to the It nakes its approach more gradually it ssts and is more intense while it Tha dog that is going mad eels unwell for a long time prior to the ull development of the He is cry but does not know what ails Ho feels dissatisfied with every vexed without great against his better eoling ho longs to avoid all an oyances by being The sensation idnces him to seek The light flicta upon him intense This induces him to find out the holes and comers wLcre he is least likely to be If his and the masters voioA bids niul come he leaves his anxious to obey the loved authority bnt before he has gone half the a kind of sensation comes over him which produces an instantaneous change in bis whole ap He suddenly darts back into bis dark If let there he will drinking a great deal of wa bnt not seeking His appetites are most noisome sab stance the poor dog longs to in hopes to ease a burning He is now altogether Still be does not desire to bite mankind he rather endeavors to avoid He takes Ion journeys to vent bis restless desire for He does not he does not Ha proceeds in a kind of His eyes do not glare or bnt are dull and His tongue bangs dry from his open from which there drops no He cannot stay to any thing op pose his he as if by im snap a in a similar might and tell the person to get out of thu If bo return homo from these ho seeks tiio His thirst bnt with it oomei swelling of the throat He will plunge his bead into bat not a drop can he The throat is en so that nothing can His state of suffering is He flics and pulls to any thing within his He emits tho most hideous The noise be is incessant and It begins as a bark is n kly changed to a which is sud T cot abort in tha middle and so the poor wretch at last fairly worn out by the terrible ft hutraled BE Nor if smiles on yon more sweetly than she flutters out to meet YOU at tho gate with a new she re marks that 11 oclock isnt a bit if she invites you to call again with confi dential she sivs good night with a gentle pressure of her dear little she doaa all those young be not strawberry and ioocrcam season is at SLAVERY HT In tho slave dealers distribute their stock among their agents in various quarters of the and although the police are supposed to bo on tho watch to prevent buying and selling go on under the thinnest veil of conceal An intending purchaser goes to one of tho private bnt perfectly well known entrepos in which tho dealers and their slaves are after exam ining tho selects what suits haggles for a time about the and finally closes tho bargain then and or subsequently through a who receives a small commission for the Tho dealers object to show tlieir wares to unless they bo introduced by a native who is not merely a drago man bnt with that voucher and tho thin disguise of a fez and a Stambnuloo coat a sight of whatever is on hand may be easily enough Franks of now forbidden by their own laws to buy or hold bnt tho prohibi tion is not always regarded by residents in tho native quarters of the indeed a single man cannot hire a honso nor obtain lodgings unless ho have a fe male Prices range from or for a block boy or girl of as many years to or for an Abys sinian girl of from twelve to seventeen or and from to or oven for a highclass Adult women slaves who have already been in service are unless their skill in or some other useful balances the vice of temper or other grave defect bnt for which they aro rarely The price of moles above the age of child hood varies from or to or Abyssinian youths and men rang ing considerably above The Newfoundland seal fishery for the season has resulted in catch of 000 exportation of shipbuilding timber from Canada for European yards is on the slave trade on the Zanzibar coast menu means being taken so that it will not attract public atten culture in which hu been greatly neglected since the is now attracting tbe attention of capital a tie rote in the council and deciding rote by the oows are al lowed to swarm tho streets of dog tax has hod no effect in de creasing tho number of dogs in Tho number kept nearly doubled since Carolina has paid for fertil izers within the lost twelve months Virginia probably largest traotXof land hold by one family in Massachusetts is said to bo in possession of the heirs of Judge Tyng of It is nine miles Davis has won a suit Tho Brierfield estate in Mississippi is decid ed to belong to although his broth Joseph never conveyed to him tho mining is becoming quite an important interest in From a yield of tons in the product of her mines grew to tons in is estimated that the school fnnd of the Stato of Texas will be when the school lands are all and the annual income will be Greenbrongh died recently at Kirkdale aged and leaving property rained at Ho at tho time of his under going a sentence of a years imprison ment for disorderly and riotous conduct when usual ly site with his chair tipped hia feet braced against some and hia knees propped np so as to afford a sup port for his He says this atti tude rests his body and seems to give his mental faculties greater ease and I freedom of full capacity of the salmoncur ing factories in Oreeon on the Columbia river for ono season is This amount will not be reached this If hatching stations are not It U t lolemn tact that tha avmge druggist it solemn and that the this says tho Oregon QCBXB YICIDUM What Queen Victoria leavea behind her will never be because the wills of sovereigns are not bnt those who have carefully considered the subject are of opinion that since the Prince Consorts must have saved at the very least a Not only has she lived so quietly that a large proportion of her a year public income must bo but it must be rtiuombered that Nield left her at 4 per would give a and she receives from her Duchy of The crown given np to tho conn try in lien of a parliamentary annual have of late years boon so ably and economically managed that their revenue covers the royal and these crown lands were as much the property of the sovereign as the lands of the Duke of or any other are If tho country choose to make the most of these hinds by cutting the Now and selling it in and adopting a similar plan with other outlying possessions of tho it would make money out of the royal Tbo revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall has risen from in 1324 to and increases annually nbnnt so that the next Prince of Wales will probably be independent of a par liamentary Queen Victoria is probably saving with a view of render ing her family as independent as the wealth of the Duke do Penthievre ren dered the house of and made Lonis in the cheapest of French Washing ton KID making a pair of kid gloves throe persons sro the and the The with the exception of tho is done by The work of the cutter looks bat it requires a skillful eye and as any one may imagine when he thinks of the perfection of fit which gloves are made to A a pair of knifo and pot of powder are all tho im plements needed by the An or dinary akin will make two and very fine ones three pain of After the akin has been dried it is care fully stretched and manipulated to as certain if it hai any flaws in it It is then cat in stripe twice the width of the enough then generally remain to cat in smaller strips for the After the fingers have been suitably shaped by the the gloves are pass ml into the bands of the and from them to tha from whom they quickly IB finished will be the last profitable is said that the King of Burmah is abont to establish a oil facto ry at his bnt be seldom sticks to a hobby or this might be bad for as it has Men estimated that if a proper factory were the whole of India in two or three be independent of American canal around Mussel in tho Tennessee will be fourteen and a half miles Something less than a million of in addition to the amount already will be necessary to complete the The locks will bo largo enough to accommo date a first class Mississippi river steam farm laborer near in while plowing somewhat deeper than found his plow arrested by what he thought a It proved to bo an ox hiclo tilled with gold pieces tho reign of Francis worth for their weight without reckon ing their special value as rare Virginian has just compiled a genealogy of the descendants of Poca During tho course of his labors ho incidentally gathered tho pedigrees of nearly all toe prominent families ol and his investigations reveal tha singular fact that nearly every fami ly in the Stato of any duration of resi dence may bo linked lineally or collater ditcher on the estate of Allan a few miles from Cnpar recently struck against what seemed a When unearthed it proved to bo a deep bronze vessel A stone waa wedged in its There were silver coins in tho They appear to be of tho and fourteenth cen It is supposed that they are coinage of the reigns of Robert and and David IX eunuchs in Constantinople are mostly from Abyssinia and Stolen or bought in infancy in those countries and secretly sold in the Btamboul only ono ont of three survive tbe trip In the streets of the capital they are easily recognizable short long wearing tho fez a buck pants made in the European and carry ing a staff made of hippopotamus which is the insignia of their Their countenances express unbounded When freed and they sometimes and not infrequently beat their one occasion the imperial doctor was summoned in hot haste to the Win ter Palace to see Czar who was found with a high disturbed counte indicative of congestion and suf Whats the for Gods sake Where do yon feel tho most pain Almost tbe ruler of all the Russians caught hold of his arm and led him into an ante where a soldier was on guard then snatching the gun out of the troopers he exhibited it with a look of con lock bad no If was anything Nicholas it was his pet army in applepie order for a French Court lately a juryman observed to the Judge that since the opening of the session five or six causes had been and for every ease his name had been He therefore thought that the contents of the urn could scarcely have been sufficiently shaken The Judge assured him that he had thoroughly commingled the bnt would do still and forthwith he proceeded to plunge his band into the vessel and manipulate the contents for several He then drew a which proved to be the Dame of the unhappy Every body smiled aa the victim of fate ap proached the jury bnt counsel in tervened in his behalf and he was per mitted seventytwo hours correspondent of the Springfield Republican writes from Charleston Shepard pointed ont to me the po sition of Gilmorcs swamp angel and said that only the other day his workmen dug np one of the unex plodod shots in the SlciJiSii College It was rather large fora war souve and about as dangerous as a rattle Tho cap was perfect all ready for the light tap that would explode it No soaking would ruin the powder fill and after looking it he had it carefully and deeply be beyond some time found one of and thought he would break it up and sell it for old He got a sledge hammer and struck it on the point It blew the roof of tbe house and dealt distraction in every Sambo was not injured beyond being stunned by tbe He roused looked wildly and Lordy wbajs dot iron Western editor in an un guarded moment recently Tbe good husband bis wife in whole some ignorance of all unnecessary se Tbe next day his wife hud the rollingpin down on the table under bis nose three or four and in italiciz ed syllables What have you been np to now avenge drugstore is so arranged M to make itself form the happy medium be tween an undertakers office and a for tunetellers back Solemn old signs of poison are pasted on bottles and sadlooking sponges hang on and tho boy who calls for five oents worth of gets five dollars worth of awe and An old newspaper man from Ohio start ed in the drug bosiness in this city a few days and from tho innovations he is there can be no doubt that he will either be a millionaire daring the next three years or bust in less than aix His store is very false parrots and sticks of licorice aro scattered around in de lightful and there isnt a drawer or a bottle without an original label On one drawer he has Glue She sticks right by no matter what the On another Copperas slowly and chew On anoth er Paris green Sure in its opera lasting in its The label on one of the bottles reads Buy some of me and stofi that blamed On another Im salt petre who are yon On another Pruasic Dont fool around me with a Hanging against the wall is a beautiful sign which reads If you dont want to ask for a fine oonib just point your finger at me 1 At the hock end of tho store is a still larger and it bears the tender sen timent There is no flock without its missing Sometimes yon find him in the I keep the stuff to make him weary of Dont ask for bedbug but call it The Lost Lamb I shall know what yon The front of the store boars several happy Among them is one reading Walk right in here if yon had buckwheat for breakfast last Another I can cure that red nose in just fourteen A third reads Yon man with the please stop this As hinted at the the thing is an experiment as bnt from the way tho fine combs and pimple cures have gone off during the past week tho exjournalist believes there is a wealthy reward in store for He hasnt finished his designs bnt was yesterday planning the largest sign of which will read Walk in here for your nice tidy mag bottles of Croton superbly decorated ood liver oil and all tbe various other dainties usually kept ia a fouadry of sort UUP Sleep is a thing that has been approv ed of in all The we bo is unknown bnt whoever he was wo accord with with Sancho pur heartiest With Young it is great natures second tho balm of hurt gore labors chief nonrisher in lifes and so With the melancholy Johnson it is the parenthesis of human In it is a thing which everybody admires and has a liking Seeing it is thus appreciated by man bow great is the blame due to those by any kind of act or omission ou their tend to disturb their fellow creatures in the enjoyment of it We wish to speak delicately yet it must be told that there is such a thing as snor It is a base rice bane voice and would degrade tho the loveliest and the wisest If Cicsar was addicted to it he was unfit for the people if Cleopatra was notorious for she was eminently unworthy of tho honor of ruining the third sharer of the Hod Richard snored in his the ghosts of his victims would have been scared Only glance at a human being in this predicament The form that by day looks like a winged Mercury alighting nn a Heavenkissing is now rustruto with a ridiculous looking limb kicked ont beyond the The usually seen full of animation and is now distorted with senseless while through tho throat and nose pours an internjiitonl stream of the moat and bur losqne the man has become a broken pair of insane bag a grunting bnt a respecta ble human The only wonder that one who can take this shape should ever be able to resume his ordinary day light and be a man Is there anything under tho sun more annoying and one that will more provoke a man to call irreverently on his than finding ones self in close proximity to one of these great breathing Some make a noise as of ten coffee mills grinding on and and with the most relentless Sleep in such a neighborhood is and the epithets bestowed on the snorer are not not to be sought A regular snorer will make more enemies in one night than he can secure corres ponding mends in ten yean of breed daylight A WIDOW WITH SIX A a residing in one of our Vermont rural recently created a firstclass sensation in which consists of several grownup The reverend gentleman was absent from home for a number of visiting in an adjoining Tbe daughters received letter from their father which stated he had married a widow with six sprightly and that he might be expected home at a certain The effect of that news was a great shock to the happy The noted for their meek ness and amiable seemed another set of beings there was weep ing and wailing and tearing of and all manner of naughty things The tidy borne was and when the day of arrival the house was any thing bnt At but the bnt be was He greeted his daughters aa and as he viewed the neglected parlors there was a merry twinkle in his The daugh ters were nervous and evidently At last the eldest mustered and asked Where is mother In says the good Bnt where is the widow with six which yon wrote yon had mar I married her to another my It is said to have been am using toses those seven girls set thing to Swanton How A GAMBLES Gold Hill News thus describes a Corn stock gambler The poorest man in Vir ginia is a He is always dress ed in the height of bnt seldom has enough money abont him for hia He doesnt hesitate to daily borrow his breakfast money from whoever will lend it to He basal ways a new suit of clothes at the and when he makes scratch at faro he gats them and leaves an order for another suit He is in debt to every saloon and eigar shop in When he wins two or three hundred dol he invariably receives a that his father is dying in Creditors would not be mean enough to press a man under sncb eir so the poor wreteh steals off to the and wastes bis illgotten fold in riotous A BOHI THAT OBJICIBDL The powerful Laden had been advertised to lift a hone and rider at Open House last evening The anBounoament aided materially in attracting a large audience to the place and in keeping them then until midnight Thfc the big te was held back to tie rery last to keep the people there late as that being the policy with places that ran the beer business in connection with a At last the curtain rcseupon the suspended by the in the over the to a dressed in a fancy but not in The with could be lifted by rope and at the hands of men on the Then the horse and rider came It was white horse of medium size and in fair with a goodsized man in the There were wide bands around the horses back of the fore and in front of the hind back of and in of the The unaccustomed to such situation and although apparently one that would bo rery quiet under or dinary was now quite Marc hung by the with the blood having a fair ehanoe to rash to the head for several while his wrists were firmly caught in the huu he gave the order to pull Then came the strain and the The trapeze was seen to rise slowly a few inches The man straightened and it teem ed as though he must come apart Bnt the horse was seen to start his feet leaving the What would have happened had the horse not ob jected to the we cannot though we are willing to take the double big little Frenchmans word for that he could have lifted him several feet But the horse did and man ifested it by such a vigorous twisting and kicking in the that the forward strap and his rider was glad to slip off the uncomfortable and dangerous seat With the breaking of the strap it was observed by the audience that Marcs right wrist was caught tight in the other and conld not be gotten and that bis feet could not be released from the Then the audience enjoyed a half minute of thrilling uncertainty to the extent of the They law horse struggling to get with a man caught between it and a ap parently likely to be pulled And then the curtain went Our investigation behind the curtain ered that there was nobody hurt hone was quieted on discovering that he was master of the and not to be taken on a trip to the and the Frenchman was apparently not suffering in the least from the extra ordinary strain to which he had been Commercial A SXHSATIOH IX The agents for different wares are very persistent It is hard to shake off a sew ingmachine A life insurance so licitor is one of the most pertinacious of bis Publishers of subscription literature are at their wits end to get np a specimen book that wont frighten a man before the agent has had a chance at Bnt all those solicitors have to give way in shrewdness to those who represent our religions There is a great prejudice against tha agents of and they find it diffl Cnlt to gAt intA to their They of ten resort to a little For instance The Holme preached at the Mission Baptist Church last Sunday night The house was crowded and much interest was At the close of the while the collection was being taken a wellknown agent went to the pulpit and said to the preacher I want yon to indrodnce me to the I have band of colored singers and I want to sing a few The minister thought it was all right and introduced The colored band filed up on the platform and went to The great est exeitment was produced in tbe con Prominent men rushed around from pew to One of tha officials went np to the pulpit and aid This thing must which was ef fectually done at The greatest in vas expressed at the manner in which the agent edged his way into the Stafford Hawks Beepectfolly call attention of the jKotfe of tirf adjoining Counties to the fact that they are now ofUnrlnfr their large stock of I ReadyMade FOR At such prices as will insure their The most of goods are fresh and being just received from Eastern Close buyers will not fail to embrace the present portunity to make their purchases for Dontfail to give us a call if you wish to secure good STAFFORD CLOTHING AND ATLANTIC 6 LADIES AND GENTLEMEN ATTENTION DKALZK ra BOOTS AND nrainsEnTG Has at bb drst Idoor north of the larzest sMek of roods hi his line erer opened out in constating of tatest stylefof m BOOTS CJL1PS ETC who has been traveling through the aan A physician in North baring a large practice in the rural and of necessity stopping among his tells me that nineteen ont of twenty of the meals he sits down to are of fried meat and hot Tot dyspepsia does not follow to the extent one would He thinks they escape a dia ease which such a diet would seem to inriteby the ont door life they This physician says dyspeeia would be an unknown disease in the Southern States if it were not for hot bread acd the Army life daring the late war cured more dyspeptics than bal lets I agfeed this physician why it waa that in the Eastern where hot bread as a steady diet is almost un dyspepsia was even more preva lent than in the Southern Ho said that it was pie and cake play ed mischief in that Fie and coke worked same injury to the stomachs of the Eastern people that hot bread and tbe frying pan did for the If it was He thought he would rather risk hia di gestion on Southern biscuit than New England The pie was the greater and annually killed more people by slowly breaking down their digestive w He also keeps on hand a fall supply ol the celebrated ho REYNOLDS BOOTS AND only placejn Atlantic where they ean be CUSTOM BOOTS AND SHOES Made short FINE BOOTS A OLE MUSKEGON LUMBER NEAR THE no ganfleman for the street in NewTorknnlesihe had a silk hat on bis and erary to far at bait as the fashion of headoorering WM considered himself a gentle Twentyfire yean the ailk assailed by foreign already tottered on its In the one year Kossuth had swooped down upon our and baring cap tured eat bis mark upon us in the shape of the soft felt then named after the Since that year by tho silk hat has more ud more become an adjunct of aaeoeajity ot extraordinary a murky relative of tbe white kid Prior to Kossnths coming the New Tork SilkHatFinishers Association numbered abont fire hun dred Then New York had than half million although the population of New Tork and its environs has swelled to two tbe association named has a membership of less than three Were the ratio of their numbers to the Copulation the ailkhat nakers would number fully two ihous the softhat business has grown to enormous WX HAVZ A LAKGI AND WILL ASSORTED STOCK OF WHICH WE OFFER AT REASONABLE Extra sizes and lenfrtns of timbers for B Farmers and BnDdtr and at the lowest market We wfll not be We invite aO examine our Stock and Prices We defy competition ia prices I Our motto is Quick Sales and Small PLEASE GIVE US A CALL AT THB OLD STAKD OT SXTDLU 4 CARRIAGE AND WAGON THE KING OF SULKY OTTB Sannxo is fact both iron and wooden ships ean now be built as cheaply and thoroughly in country in England or The great trouble with oar shrppinc says a leading is the extravagant manner in which American are American vessels snd ran them s good profit So far sUpbmldiaff ta the on eoMt of New at Boston i And Wholesale and Retail Dealer in AGRICULTURAL Among which you find the celebrated THE CM SULKY DEBRI and aoeaaH ana more BIBfliB aun M daasj ou any other wSftioor tusnf chflledlnmlmDivwhlelinaiMhei BOOT adding gremtlj to Ka ground This Flow has nnrbeoamaa hre sail b no untried It hM reacted a trade nnparal Med byanjiuafiu and la sn perfects h too nan anraUlitr a point In which al hnitaton are Mattr that DO braer ou Aid to Jkct everything usually kept In an agricultural warehouse toron I hope by Ur tolling to ntcrit coatianonee of the lOLDIEJaFLOf COIPAIT3 Canton dipper Plows PRAM QDEEI Stubble GUpin ETUI Western Canton Adnnce Haworth Check How Planters and Bakes Coates OBrien Champion Con Shelters Baggies and Sbnttler and Itossew both Wood ud Rake BUCKEYE 8ESDXRS Thankful for past ;