Tuesday, December 11, 1877

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Atchison Globe (Newspaper) - December 11, 1877, Atchison, Kansas THE GLOBE. A Daily Evening Poster Devoted to Gab and Gossip, and Paid Locals PRICE. TWO CENTS. ATCHISON. KS. OKO EM REK ll. IM VOE I NO LOAFING. A Couple of Young Men who have had a Spell of It Tell How They Like It. Two weeks of masterly inaetivity— two weeks of loafing. Two oftin * most ' wearisome weeks we have ever put in. Weary of nothing to do. 'TIii" statement will he accepted w ith an incredulous smile by those who have never in their life done anything hut idle. But the aet ive people who compole tile greater part of our population w ill accept it soberly, and know how to sympathize with tis. We have been waiting—not waiting for our ship to rome in. for w e arc expecting no ship—no. not even a steamboat, but—waiting for a freight ear containing our press to come in. While waiting Cor that freight car. we have had time to note some things. One thing in particular we could tu t help noting. And that is. if you desire to make a man thoroughly dissati.nied with himself, locate him in a *trange tow ii and give him nothing to do. 'flu* mind that i- constantly occupied i* contented. This j, nu old truth, hut it never struck ti" very forcibly until within the last two weeks. By-the-way, there are many old truths that we never fully appreciate until we are called upon In certain circum stances to test them. flu* first few days of our louting we got along swimmingly. We devoured novels by tin* dozen. We talked amicably on variom subjects and always agreed in our conclusions. We visited tile theatre at night and agreed ai the conclusion of the performance that we had been highly edified. But after a few days life began to grow irksome. We became disgusted w ith novels, and having exhausted every subject of interest. we ceased our discussions. We freely criticised the theatres, and denounce I certain actors as too stupid f >r any use. which, by the way. oul\ g< e ; to show that idle people are the worst | adverse critics that actors are compelled to appear before. A thorough loafer i-hard to please. In fact. it i* impossible topic him. We would dislike to keep , a hoarding house* w ith none hut loafing hoarders. We spend hours standing at the* window wondering. We wonder if we shall ewer beacon ie acquainted with the* pale* veiling gentleman w ho passes *o regularly to his meal -, and whether in* will eve»rget any fatl<*r than lie is now . A ehureli stee*ple* mounts its bond high in the air aen’oss the* oppodte block. We wonder if its pastor is a kind, gentle* man like* those* we have* know n. If we thought so. w e should certainly call on him. We wonder if we will eve*r he* iblo to Maud off those* store* ke*e*pers across the way fora sae*k of Hour. aud if thew are* good adven tise*rs. We* wonder if that laboring man. who gee^ meanly home* with a basket on his arm. isn't as happy as the* richest nabob in town, and whether there are rosy cleeked children anywhere* waiting for him. We wonder if that be*li is ringing for Saturday night choir practice, and vvlie*tlieu’the singers will have* any fun. We wonder whet her I he* ie n-»r is put ting in his time as wadi as we did when we were* young and attendee! rehe*ar*al. and whether the bass singer ise*hoiiste*r. and if he don't look daggers at the* sopranos and altos when thew giggle*. We wonder what we w ill have* for supper, so go down to se*e\ We* we*re never personally acquainted with Mr. Bumble, the* parochial beadle, but we know a man that look' ju*t like* him. Ile* is h«*ael steward at the* (Mi-House*, and politely hands ii* to a seat. lh* crooks his linger at an aproned waiter, wlio all hut breaks himself in twee in getting tee our side* to se*e wind her we* w ill have* mush aiel milk, and while* that sa\ory article* is e*oming. we* h»ok about us w ith the* loafer's critical eye*. 'rite* homeless orphans that are here st lifting themselves represent nearly eve ry walk in life, from the railroad president tee the* lvnx-eweal bagman. A whole army elf servants are* mustered here*, hut they slip about tin* room without noise* aud confusion, showing e*ach ( rphati little attentions that renders t heir yoke* lighter. Among the guests. there* is the krowl dgc-tWrsfy man. who buries himself behind a newspaper; there* i> the* sedate* man. w ho looks squarely over a very high eolhir; then* is tin* chun -v man. who get' hi* arms in the butter; the*re is the not-to-hc-tri tied with man. w ho glares ut the w aiter* as though he more than half suspected thew were* brigands with aprons on. ane! the»re i' the man so hungry thai lie* goes in with both hands. .\ great deal of exaggeration ha* been indulged in with reference to hotel people, who are said to re‘gavel customers only as so many machines tee he* oih*d at so mucdi a machine*, hut we* have alway* found them polite and atte*ntive. from New Ve»rk to San Erane*ise*o. Among e>i11* callers was one* of the most remarkable* me*n we* have* ever known, principally a* a liar. Altliough he* has only be*e*n here* a month, lie* e*!aims ae*e|uaintaus|iin w ith all the* dis-tinguisheel people of the* town. and Ste»oeI at our wiinlow to pick out his frie*ndsfrom the* crowd Indow . “That," lie* says, pointing tee a *ilv«*ry-haire*<l old ge*ntleman whee goes by w ith a cutie*, “is old Moneybags. «>i ie * Of the* hone* ami sinew'.    111\it«*eI up tee Iii* house tor dinner to-morrow." Ile* never pauses at our look of ine*i*«*«liility. hut rattles on: “Ah! upon my weird there* conn*' n y frienel. Mayor Dow ns. Looking fed* me now. I havn't’a doubt. Bositivedv one* elf fie* most eeinipanioiiahle* men I ever Hied, lie* say* tee me only yester-' day: ’Harvey, old hew, why don't you come round oftener? Always consider my cosiest chair, ane! most fragrant Havana at your disposal.* Never met him ? Say, Downs— (throwing up the* window) But he's gone*. Another time. and, by Jo vc, you shall know the* li<*s| friend I have on earth. Those two young ladies bowing up this way (but we'll swe ar we* didn't 'e*e* it) are very intimate* friends of mine—belong to first families—met the*m at church— the*y intimated by means of handkerchief that they desired my acquaintance—I was agreeable—afterchurch n»<*t on steps—I coughed—they smiled—I held out an elbow to each—they grasped —and we got on swimmingly. I assure* you." And so forth and soon. Although we* know perfectly wadi that this young man is not far Tcmnv<*d from a tive-lunch grabber, ani bas thrice Inti-mated his willingness to go to dinner with it*, in our loneliness we* humor his whim, aud ask him if lie find* the Atchison ladies as winning/and blushingly beautiful as their sisters on tile* other side of the lathe*!’ of waters? Yes. he* finds them all Waif he* could desire. Does lie find the* re*co*ptions and parties agreeable*? A lit theist ill', a* e*l.*e\vhere. but no worse. Ibis Atchison many noble, generous, people, who make* her society agreeable? Barrel* of them. W hat doe* he think of doing? He* i* uiideeided. but understands a bank with unlimited capital wojitld pay well. Aud so on and so forth I 'I t I Written tor Un* lattice,loin- j JOHNNY CRAB A Literary Genius Crushed to the Earth. This tin* la*t eoniposishuu 1*11 lit * fur your pa poi. e • > all m\ litaran ani-l»islintl has bin brushed to ti e* orth. N esterday, when the Gi.o.wi emu <»nt. my father horned a eopp\ uv ti na-bor (lie* neviir .'iibskrilie* lur a pape r), and when lie* *«*<*<I wat I had fit ‘bout motlier a biffin uv bim over the hoe I w ith a 'billot fur cabin her a heifer, lie tiik me min the* sinoak louise* and giv Pour Les Dames. I.nee a fee five* > I .nun a night at Mad rid Kate* l ie-ill i' le'e-turhlg e»n I MekcllS IT) i.otieloii. Margate*! Mahoncx. aged KME Bos-toii*' “oldest i 11! m hi f ii I it." is ele*ad. Mary Kyle- Dallas, the* story writer. has he*en made* a principal eel a public* school at Miami*. ('nim. 'I'he* highest prie<*s paid in the* Egyjs-tian market for young Nubian women i Sat Hi, and for fair Circassian* sa.tHR). I*;»ilite*eI jewadn on'ilk i* also another of the *ea>on's fancies, the* ear-rings and pe*nelant* he'ing exquisitely eleexir-i»ie * I he awTulle*'! I iok iii I ewer had in I lie a cd with Mower designs elone* ley hand. w tirleI. and *e*d that cl I ewe r agin tole* things outside* ny (he* family. In* wiul lit:tinily s rink my hranes out. Wen my sister seed wat I had tit about Jack Small boldin old Boshes Se*ve*ral old maids in Boston were* ol>-s>r\e*el to -he*d teal’' when Bongo'* death was aniioiini’e'd. and we're* then heard to impure. "Wa* he* ever married?" Mrs. Shoddy |»tie-k**re*eI up lie*r mouth tale*, and he*r a *avin that that wit/ all g •n!<*elly and told a gentleman that one i,,,    ..    ...    ... ....    . .    of lier lovely    daughters wa* a ••hune*t“ «• HW m Mr. an.!    Ili.it    -I,,- u„ z    -l:„l     ilM<l ’I" 1 ' "  .....  •    A I  trillion   -.in tho ■‘In ot. ])tille‘d my hare and boxed nil ('ars. and nil warning high bonnets surin..Holed she* cried like*    he r hart    wit/broke, and    bv variously    columel    plume*,    looks at    a see! that now    .lark    never would    cum    distance* like*    a circus    hand on    parade. hack agin. and she* would fade* away like ami elm. <•<»- Mm luve*d him. and I would Im* lier krucl miirdurur, and the*!i she* yankeel me round agin by the* hare* till i howled in agone.V. And our hired man begot awful iliad. A Virginia woman neolith protected I»e*rs<;lf by pointing a shot-gun <Iii**;*! it he*r assailant. Trite* tee tin* fein.de* fold-ne*for dry goods, -.he* put the* mu.*Un his \ cry tae e*. W hen a woman unusually large* e*n-te'fs a st re *et-ear, men rise* by twos to give-* her a -eat. W lien a woman thin. aud Inked like lie wit/in a tnwcrin rage, pale aud tired enters a *tre*et-car, men and'CzTmV” Yon little tool. don't you    pitying glances ; ,t her and sit Mill. kiln that von shouldn't winkm- I All tills iiwhIs ox,.Inn,tt......  II,Vue'.> liny, von hi,yr uurke! re . Tl "'           "J"' •    *     c    ring. as well as the* woman, ha* been im'up nit ti a fine* frenzy. Boy. I ni in slatted in str«mg-minde*d New Kngiand. a te*rribhl pashion aud he slapped me. But the bridegroom i* <'Xp«*cte*d lo fur- and tole* me he* would giv me* anuther u " U    rmiiS -    doe-n't    look so much like e*eptal right*. N on can buy a genuine mutation camel's hair shawl now for SUO. and a* when he* got tit he* my step-father. az he* woz a goiii to la* when la* got my father out of the w ay. My motlier'he* -pinned me aromata eilple uv times by the* lobe* uv tile* e*ar. and *e*d that won *he* wanted the* hole naheahood to kilo that she* chastised he*r poor Iiiis!);;n with a skillet. much of the came l in the fringe a* may be desired, At 'itch a price* no family eviu afford to he* w ithout a half dozen. I It *y make* splendid ironing cloths. Keo'ption- are becoming niu.v ami more* ill! Heron* every wack. Evin ce would body professes to be* delighted with the , ,, i. ti... e i    ♦    ti..    •    ii    i ie* w economical features introe im off. make-Hie* lac know ti at t he* sow e* i*k (*.     s .    ..    .    One* of them i* not providing anything and not hav hc*r son ptiMi Ii it ‘masker- for tile company to eat.— [New York rilus noospiipt;]*.    Mail. My father he* di*elunged the* hired Heal Roman heads are* much used for tun11 lur '.a in that Ii,- (un ti.tlxi) was , V(,|li,, J?    :m,l vol,.nil Itouuililauds ...    '    .    , . .    ...    .    .las    well.    Nloth(*i-fjf-pe*ari    and    natural I 51 ' •■uejun, and that he (the* lured pearl eomhined w ith Bornan pearl he*ads man) was a goin to marry my mother form edleetiue e*ar-ring.' and pin*, aud after he* (my father) had bin tow II v MOV <iuite* in demand ;it present: Hie assassin:,lf,m,l w,-u lh,- liir,-,l    |>,-arl    is ,-ut int,,   s. wtiz a tjikiu away his things, he kinder NV< - have* done souk awful mean jerk,Mi his la,I .war his si,owl,I,-r tunnl    in urn iii',-, hut w,- never Vm- •    ,    ,    , .    ,    . mean enough to hurt the tee*lmg> ni\ father, eh*,a wed Ins (tin* lured man *) (> j-1 lu«*<» women walking ;dire •ast on the ham! aerost his tiirote. and t!ie*n per temled thjit he* w uz a givin tile* n awful lickin. I kno the* |mrribul signilikane*<* of that panrotnnne*. crossing by ste*|»ping on in the nun!. There*'* something human about u*. if we art* in Hie newspaper business.— [(ilolH'-Denioenit. Family seem*—(Madjitne talking with So you see I kalif rite* ;iuy more for j a friend, her child listening)—Madame : your imper. I intended to Im* a grate j •‘Imagine, my dear, the* distress I’m in literary geminis, like* Josh Billings, but 'I 1 *' 1 : * *' ,n * x | la * r * I hilil ..    .    .    ,     1    (interrupting): ••Oh, no! nuimma. I mj iispuashuus hay lim kiiish,-,l til the | kll() „ wh.-r,- th,- hair is you wear: I *aw it in a (irawear this morning." erth by tyratmikal parients. Fare*vvell faint, larewell tlistinekshtin, for when I grow up to be* it man Ell he*-e*um ;« coinmtni pot house* polttishim ; aud run tor eougr.ass jess to *pite the* old folks.    Yours in sorow, don NNY ( HAU. I*. S.—Befoul’you juiper reaches the*se part* I will he* far away from home*. in a low weeks Ell he* plowing the* billows of the* Atlantiek. The Mono* of tin* ocean kammt com,..air with the storm that fbi.* letter'll eremite in the ( rah hoij*c*hoic. But Ell he* far away —far aw:i\ on the* Atlantiek billow*. J. < . Miss iieTtha Von Hillern. is to make another test of her powers as a pe*eles~ trian. in Ehiladelphui. when it is prev j posed to make a close me*di<*al investigation ii* to whether ti lese*, prolonged j trials of enduranee are* :i tx*netit or in-! Jury to the health. The feat w ill he a I titty hours* walk. An elderly lady. much interested in the* progress of cveuits in the Fast. {giving hitherto been unable to assign any caus* for tin* Busso-Turkish war, wa* heil rd to exe*luim, tiiuinpht.intly. on see ing .a telegram tieuded, “Froiti So-p hi j i“Ah! I knew there must In* a woman at the* bottom of it."—(.Flinch. < onch-*he*Sl je welry, which is >mch atLected bv young girls, is i#pe(j| tmet ive this season ; it i» and rivals coral in effect, eone h-shell is r<*al. ait worked is epiite valuable cameo.* bear the closes —Win. Smith Bergh! was publicly hanged .it Nit. Vernon. Ohio. on the* 7th inst. for the murder of Thomas J. McBride. Tills is the first exertion that In the* plain shell we ti has ever taken place in Knox county.     {l    lent with v    I -    ..    •    j    or    tile    shell    is lick Nee wonder the* *herifl was out ot I nile- Mlver aud a im*- tic,* mid dill •} bungling job. tin* {M'uehmt

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