Thursday, January 3, 1878

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Atchison Globe (Newspaper) - January 3, 1878, Atchison, Kansas THE GLOBE. A Daily Evening Poster Devoted to Gab and Gossip, and Paid Locals, PRICE. TWO CENTS. ATCHISON, KS.JANUARY 3, 1878. VOL. I. NO. Ii. Important to Young Men I Handkerchiefs, Suspenders, Neckwear, •    Gloves, Hats and Caps. Underwear, etc., —at— THOMPSON’S CENTS' EMPORIUM. the admission with regret—will be sorry to hear of my determination to leave, for the niche I have tilled has certainly lieen a most ordinary one. Notwithstanding the tact that we and so told her, although she firmly de- came convinced that her mind was Im»-clared that it could not have been more coming affected, and at once resolved natural or distinct. She said that every to quit the house and the town. I night, after we had retired, there was a j dreaded a recurrence on her account, recurrence of it, and although she a1- ; not my ow n, for they have never been i my family consists of myself and wife    ways doubly-locked    the    bed-room    door, j    attended    with dread, i only—lived in a very dismal ami un-    there    was    the    same    pattering    of    little    I will    not    blame    anyone for doubting fVequented part of the town, we man-j aged to get along very comfortably and I contentedly until about two years ago. when a most melancholy aud deplora- though I feet to and from the deserted room j what I have written, for had I not wit-across the liall, as if our darling Emma {ness* d it, i would doubt it myself. was playing, playing, always ! Al- There are two persons in this town who refused to believe could, if called upon, at least certify hie circumstance occurred—our little girl, not yet five years old, died on a cold, stormy night in mid-winter, kissing us bo ti I good-bye as lf going to 50 Ladies' Cloaks at reduced prices, j sleep. I will not attempt to describe 65 Pieces Dress Goods at our great grief, or our humiliation when 75 sets of Ladies* and Uhildren’s Furs at cost.    | 20 Children's Cloaks at cost. it. I nevertheless resolved to lay awake that I left a lucrative business to avoid thut night and listen, but in spite of my tile patter, patter of the feet I loved so resolution, I went ort into a light doze, well, and they can testify that my wife I do not know the hour, but it was late, when F was disturbs! by my wife rising in bed. Remembering that I had is a broken, miserable and unhappy woman from the same cause. I give these facts in the world simply Cost.    nobody but ourselves and the grave- Intended to keep awake, without giving Idealise they are curious. I cannot ex- 50 Pieces Canton Flannel digger followed the dear little body to evidence of it, I quietly listened. Or- plain them^eitfii r-i wi T'T'.qittfin how at Cost. AT- H. M. Clancy Sc Co’s No. 411 Commercial St., ATCHISON, KANSAS. NOKTON ASON', (told nod Silver atelic*, Jewelry, etc. Kt*i>uiriiiK J • VV# tv WFBEii. Clothing, Furnishing Goods, , ...    .    .    , /« etc. Sluts made to order. AUK om’l st. ! o clo^k, and going down town again ii >AI.IM.|.K&<.... .lion* ATob*>- I“Sy     morn,n »-    Atter the death D j the grave. It would Ire impossible, aud thinly there was a pattering of feet, and I I am not a man to attempt impossible although { had carefully locked the | things.    door, it ^i^ta^ing^vviile open. My Our residence being a long way out, wife calleoui^Tiitis though it were the and my business requiring the closest child in life, arni asked it to come to her. attention, I never went home for din- There was a little hesitation, and tile | tier at noon, but it was an invariable ! steps came softly to her side of the bed. I custom to spend my evenings at home, j “Emma,’* she said, “if it is you, kiss I arriving sometimes as late as seven j your distracted motlier!" As certainly as I live, I heard tile scrambling up oil the bed, and my wife informed mc the 0 cob. AK.,’ loc; * Vainly Fair,’ r»c. j Of our little girl, I more than ever ie- C'lHAS. N . REGNIER, Queen*ware. Imp I gutted the necessity of leaving my j est house and be-l stock of goods in the VV est. Fact, we assure vou . patient wife alone so much in t ilt dreary old house, without a single (tom ■eonjnrnr sansei* Ho woe*- Pi gipu:- [ I Pl -TVtH Y .IT trtk- -ki.l.li.. ,, I will he laughed at by many, but those who have followed their hopes to an curly grave, will give me sympathy, Lf not credence. I T i s. BKANDNEK, NJaiuii’rol the “Ii. It. Jf (. KIAH, * ’ and dealer in smoker’s goods. went on for a time, until one after I had arrived home more tired and t ll as. TE KRY, lh,ss Music Man, a tell I- worried than usual, she gave me the first circumstances of C H r D. w Tile recent deal Ii of Thomas F. Higginson, a popular burlier who for twenty years managed a shop in the Lark Hotel, New York, revives an old annec-next morning that it she ever embraced 1 dote concerning the deceased and I*. T. her child in her lite, she embraced her i Barinurn. Tile latter was one of Hig-tliat night.    ginsou’s earliest.aiid staunchest friends, About a week after this, I was nvvak- and when the museum stood on the Ann st reels, hop daily. One he entered the night, i dovv, I arose and went fo her side. The j s l*op. Every chair was full. There night was exceedingly dark, and at first j appeared no immediate prospect for a I could see nothing, lint gradually I be- s have. Barnum looked at each <*us-caine conscious of a dim circle of light j tonier. The man in Toni's chair u)>- ) office in ib/rnc ^bl.M-k!    P a,,ion to l )ass the weary hours, and for cued very much the same way, except corner of Broadway and ; ’    VT    some months liad noticed that she seem- that my wife was getting up. Notic- j used to visit the barber si J SCHAAF.k*o. h, Fiv l e meui ticket! Ioi'Ve 0(1 madder, and more thoughtful. I bis lug lier gazing intently /out of the win-! dine, *" a    hurry,    ii Don’t fail to see him before buying i intimation of tilt HUAdnek, the Merry Altheimer Man which I afterward became a careful j forming outside. , A good man to know.    witness.    I    was awake, for I remember noting a Kl PEK sons,    Hi,ie>    ami    Leather,! When I    say that she    complained of    I    neighbor’s house, which I adore could bt J < ommeieitti sti-eci, Ateiiisoii. I strange noises, I am afraid people will not be seen. It was an exact nvpro- BKAI >fokd,    512    Loin’I    st.    Hest accuse me    of attempting    to tell a ghost    ;    duction of our sleeping room during ! story, but    I hope no one    will be so in-    the child's life-time, the crib alone mak- orgHUs ami pianos. Hest tkhms. ejs I EHN EJ.tv atoklo. F. P. Hal- considerate until they hear me through. I ing it different from the room we then (»rain w anted in car-load lots. .....    *    * sky . I am certain flint I J Inured to be a drayman. “My friend," said Barnum. “I'm iii a great hurry, lf you'll kindly allow Mr. Higinsou to shave me in your turn. I'll pay for you as well as myself." The man assented. Barnum was shaved and went away. file next day he received a bill for the “shave," the various items of which. O TIS HOUSE, Atchison, Kansas. ( . <;. Bcknks t o , Proprietors. Leading hotel of tile Missouri Valley. Every modern convenience and improvement. T. Al. PIEK! K, Attorney at Law’, Atchison. Office in Hetherington bank hl’k. She said that iii the middle of the day, I occupied. We saw our dead girl's while she sat down stairs brooding over ! form kneeling by tile bed. in ber night i l° r hair putting, shampooning, a bath, her loneliness, she would become con- slip. and after good night kisses to two hair-dye, etc., footed up $,‘1.65. The ><)LHLEK A E HEK HA Kl). Dry Hoods & Notions, 4J9Com’l st. scions of a strange feeling that lier lit- ! invisible persons, she retired to IkhI, tie girl was playing in the sleeping room j and to sleep. It became dimmer, and above. At first there would be no oth- j dimmer, and finally vanished entirely, W B er evidence of this than her settled eon- _ „    „    ,    victim! that such was the case, but final- T H. HOW E,Mmmliicturing( 'on faction- ii.,,#    i    . , ;    .    ,    ,    .    ..    , 1 • er, oil Com’I si. Wholesale and retail. ! 0 asilid llo| ses produced by a child. EFO KE buying a Kailroad Ticket, see C. VV «foxKs, 212 ( ominereial street cPIKE A A LLEN , W holesale Druggists, Atchison. ( oinpete w itll anybody I* ITI LE Oi ls.—Boss J Big ( his. Taylor & place. racy. < opposite the MI LEE B’s KESTAL KANT.—Four meal tickets for a dollar. Meals at all hours. HETHKltlNOTi>N’s EXCHANGE BAXK —(«eneral hanking business transacted. K ATH KENS & BKD., Wholesale Liquors. (all for the “Af. AT.,” and try it. M AN H ATTAN Fire Ins. <o., of N . Y . L. A. Alderson, resident agent. K at play would be distinctly heard. Little: Emma, in her life-time, had used an empty room across the hail as a playhouse, and to aud from this the childish teet would lie heard busily pattering, occasionally rattling tiny dishes, or j through the door, the little moving boxes or other articles in I feet were close behind, and leaving us both weeping bitterly at the window. I must confess that I felt no terror at any of these manifestations, but rather longed for their recurrence. At another time. one bright afternoon, my wile came down town to my place of business, and as she came pattering I noticed searching for lost treasures. Sometimes I that she held the door open for the futile feet would start down stairs, but go ; visible, but certainly present, child to back again, as it remembering t hat tile I enter. There happened to be no one in, ELSEY & SIMPSON, Furniture. Largest hou^e ip the Valley. DK. ti KO. L. LEWIS, Physician and Surgeon, Atchison. Rooms aud office, 510 Commercial street, up stairs. article wanted was not below. For weeks she listened to this singular phenomenon. of daily occurrence, lacking courage to mention it. At another time, it seemed as if Hit* child was rocking in her chair, and the burden of a familiar aud she told me that before she bad fully prepared to go, the pattering feet flew up stairs, as if to get ready. Iii passing the bouses, the teet would stop with groups of children, while the motlier patiently waited. The dainty drayman bad taken the whole bill of fare at Barimm's expense, aud the joke was at Barnuin's expense also.—Ex. it seems to lie the universal fashion to groan and lament over tile hard times, debt, taxes, waste, expense and ruin, remarks the Globe-Democrat, and one runs a risk of being considered a heretic who dares to wear a cheerful face and to suggest that possibly the country is not going to the demnition bowwows. But there is a brighter side to Hie situation, and in spite of many drawbacks, national matters are not going on badly. The national debt is under a steady process of reduction, and most of the States are also able to reduce. from time to time, tile debts incurred during the war and immediately after, without tieing obliged to resort to the Tennessee process, which . ,, ,    ......    I    costs    more    than It saves. The crops lullaby wa* indistinctly heard, 'i he door bools ol u live-year-old child distinctly h . m , ,^ n lmUMJaUy , fw opened, and the feet | walked beside ber all the way to Com-; y(airs; „ le ,un,,orc are paying oft their would then be SPOOKS. r A Truthful Narrative of Peculiar Facts. AN anonymous contkibutok. ajfain patter to and from the play room, | men ial street, and the noise .11.1 not Uebts and beglnninir to feel themselves long since shut up and heavily locked. I .litter from that ot her own shoe., ex- 0MW or. their lect. and the year On one occasion, just at dusk, while cept lighter. It stopped at the shop listening with beating heart to tile pe- I windows, and danced in merry glee at culiar noises, the pattering feet came to ; a particularly pleasing sight, the stair landing, anda voice called:! I might enumerate a great many in-The only merit in the few lines I ain j “Mamma ! Mamma!" which was quick- stances of this character, but one mon about to write will be their entire relia- ! ly recognized as that of tile dead child. I and I am done. Corning home one bilify, and tile studied absence of any- The frightened and anxious mother I night, I found the room strewn with tiling calculated to mislead or mystify, flew lip stairs in spite of lier terror, but little Emma’s playthings, which I my-YVell! I have lived in Atchison eon- she found the room just as sh^ had left j self had locked in the deserted room, tinuously for six years, and I am now it Iii the morning, with no evidence My wife knew im that any but orderly bands had been about. This was tile night that I was years about to leave it from a vague and inexplicable dread of a recurrence of the incidents I thai! try to relate. During all that time I have made but tew r acquaintances. and perhaps none—I make My wife knew nothing of it till I (allied lier attention to tile tact. and for the first time I noticed a change iii lier told of it. It strangely impressed me, manner: she went about gathering tile of course, but I simply believed it to j playthings up, and gently chiding the year 1878 is probably destined to mark tile revival of that prosperity for which w e have waited so patiently. A newspaper publisher labors tinder many disadvantages, one of which is the ease with which a luau can read his palier second-hand. Of course tile same man would lie too high-toued to eat a meal of victuals alter some other party had done with it, but with a newspaper it Is different. Weare going to make a test case of it some of these days, and indict some man for reading bt" an unhappy motlier*s imagination, child for her carelessness! I then be- Ids neighbor's paper.

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