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Angelica Allegani County Republican (Newspaper) - September 5, 1879, Angelica, New York ■ J tfes. X-*. •xíí .X I.-' -5 'ï L rî. te-i' îU !• >îi»i'1 i, . 'JÍ f r' a-'f »^ir. - 'r.t 1 >.. -fî THE OFFICIAL AND REPRESENTATIVE PAPER OF NORTHERN ALLECANY-BSyptED TO THE INTERESTS OF ITS PATRONS VOLUME HI. A^GM^ICA-œTOT^ CO., N. Y., FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 5, 1879. NUMBEK 20. THE LaMONTB fe RAYMOND, EaUor tind PubliMUet* ISS(7ED EVEUV FRIDAY MOlìNlNG AT ANQELîCA f OURT HOUSE, «. Y. Rates:—Per your, (^l.fiO; »ix mouths, 75 eta.; three months, 40 eta; Cash in ftdvnnco is prclerred; but w® nr« not very piirticHlar, so long as subsoribera aro honest and triU pay witliin a rduion«blo tinio. Adrei^stn« Batea. 1 inch.... 00 2 inchca.. S^inchea»^ 4 ool..... i col----- 1 col...... 1 60 20Q 3 00 6 00 80( $1 60:92 00 $3 00 2 00 Am 600 800 12 W) 300 5 00 5 00 8 00 8 00 12 00 16 00 16 00 30 00 9b 00 «8 00 8 00 1200 12 00 15 00 Í2:^U6 00 30 00 GO 00 100 30 00 60 00 Business Directory tarda, per year, Reading Notices, lOctfl. per line, flrat inscr-tionj 6 ct8. per line each auhaeQafent insertion. advertisements will be publishe<l»t the rotes fixed by law. Yearly advertiscmenta chaiiftd quarterly U desired. , Teems:—Transient advertisemeDts, cash in advance. A settlement will be niado quarterly with regular adverUuera—Jan. 1, April l,July I, Oct. I. THR KKPVBMCAIf la Um repirwii«»« tlve paper of IVortllarn AUesany,tlk* oulr paper pnblUbed at AnseUca Cowtflouac, and la the OfflclainPape.i' of Allegany County. Aa an advertlaln« medltom In has no rival nor competitor. O-olo XXTdSK^ Orders for Job Printing oi any deeoription filled at the hour promised, and satistaction guaranteed in every instance, invariable terms lor Job Printing are—CAsu ON nEUVEnVi The WlBd-Swept Wheat. Faint, laint and clear— Faint as the music that in dreams we hear— Shakfng the cai^n^fold of sleep That shuts away ' ITie world's hoarse voice —the sights and sounds oi day. Her sorry foys, hef phantoms, false and fleet-So softly, softly Stirs The wind's low murmur in the rippled wheat. From west to coat Tlie warm brcaith blows, the' slender honds drop low; 'As if itt prayer.. , ^ Again, more lightly tossed in merry play, swâyr BUSINE^m^ RNOLD, MANNING —Auctioneer, will attend to the sales of farm stock and household property » Terms reasonable. Address, Angelica, N. Y. Allen, F. M.—Fashionable Barber and hair-dresser. Ladies' hair dressing a spc-oiaIty-»-will call at residence when desij od. Koonis over the postofllce." and liair-found in a Bolton, SAMUEL.—Barber dresser. Siervice equal to tlmt city. Duncan BUOS-^Sanulactarcifs of Carriages, Wagons, etc. , E^GG LEStON, J. II. —Watches' and Jw-i elry i-epairod. Also general dealerJn Newspapers and Periodicals. Best Cigars ia the market. G H U.LIES, JOSEPH.—Proprietor of the Cliaries Hotel,''Angelica, n. Y. ANCÜCK, GEO. & CO.—General sjock of Dress Goods, etc. LOCKnART^ JAS.—Dealer in Diy Goods, Boots and Shoes, Groceries, etc. AYMOND, LAMONTE G.—Publisher o luK liErfni-iCAN; also Book and Job Pnnler. With measured beati But never l est. Through shadow and through son ' Goes on th& tender ruatltyrf the wheat. Dreams, niore than sleep, Fall on the listening heart, and lulls its care. Dend years sjond back Some treasured, huU-lorgotten time. Ah, long ago. When sun and eky were sweet, In hnppy noon, Wo sliiod, breast-high, 'mid waves ol ripened grain. And heard the wind make music in the whejit! Not lor to-day— Not lorthis hour alone—the melody, So soft and ceaselcss, thrills the drcumcr's ear! 01 all that was and is, ol all that yet shall be, It holds a part— Love, sorrow, longing, pain ; The rcHtlessness that ycarus; 'Hie thirst that bums; llie blips that, like a fountain, oÁ-erflows; The. deejr repose; Good that m'o might have known, but shall hot kiíów; ■ ........ The hopo God took, the joy hts iiuule eojii-pletc— Life's chords ivll answer from the wind-swept wheat. —Mary Ainge De ["err. Llyyi.i'oiMJniJs t^^ another young girl," she said, after a moment's pause, ^ if. eyei^|he sprrpwf youth haiJ tUieir sweietnfjas that it good now to remember, " that Paulas grandfather had chosen for him to marry. I may speak about it now, 1 suppose; she long since censed to caref she was, she is, my nearest friend* ¿tid' Paul has always loved her as a brbthcr. She has had many suitors since; with one of tJiem siio pU^iit^d ftiUvju^C^- shefhas kept iier tryst with death. But I—I thought that because I adored Paul, all the world was at his feei^ and when his grandfather said this other was to be his choicc^jttith her great fortuniir at::c6m-^ mand, and I remembered tjiat I had only this old house and its belongings for my own fortune, why, then I looked well after my lover. Yes, he was my lover. I had felt^urc of that, .artliough h6 had never said .so, never exactly said so in words j, but; we do |i6t always need words. Aiid' rioW, all at ohce, aU in a twinkling, as if the sun had gdiic out at noon, he whs the l6ver of another girl. And I could not hare believed, or dreamed that the fortune would have made any difference with Paul, or the grandfather's wish, orheaven's thunderbolts even, befor.q I saw it for myself. I sjm it myself. I saw him go and turn the music Jis she played upon the harp, and bend over it with tlie color oh his tjieek nnd an angry ftre in his eye-w^tictt forgotteh-it.--Job« mean, of course, he was. Ah tne! whpt a ,4tty that w^! We trod on air, W0 walked' lit tlie mid-h€av^. ilave you «om sound asleep, Paul? To be sure. And, Rosamond, if you want that othet" rule for pot-pourri—the [gnglish, you knoyr, call, it hotch-potch-^ Ah! what, music thatis!" and she pa^ed to Hsteni < Gather ye rosebuds ns ye may, Old time is rtiU «.flying; r ^ And this ^me' flower that ■smiles to-day To-morrow will te dying,' " • sang, stepping through the loui^ windowrjnta the of tfe riMng- mpoh, tfie rich Itii^^^ ing to roliupon the duek sweet as frag-ranee from a flower. ^ Rosamond lingered to loosen her dre'C-Efflngham's chair which detained it. Miss EiBnghani was crying softly to herself. " Ah, see," she murmured, Tvprking {the knobby lingers in the lacé tuitténs. and iPorgetthiig whose contemporary she was—" see how selfish age is! She remembers all her own part in it; she fbr^ts mine. For I also—it is so long ago—I loved Psvul."—Harper^$ Bazar. the eye fell askance on me. I saw him lift her from her saddle at herr^te, just down the. street, and go .in'with her and &tay till, an hour afterward, a groom eaine and led the horges off. I saw him loitering with het in the lane, but they (liAnot- know-1 sjiw.>-and.. 1 hea^rd^ his miserable old grandfather come hobbling .up.....our lfiteps,. rubhittg his. hard. hands and talking to my father of Paul's lucky hit. And so I know that he had forsaken me—me, the child that had worshiped him from the cradle. And I meant to die jis soon as; I, l ould; but in the meantime, if it killed me itself to hide it, they should never know I cared. Yet I was not angry; in "some way, some strange way, it was It was just after the roses had done i who was angry, who would not THE pot-:pourri. QMIlir,, M. Di-^PTiysiaan and kJ Surgeon. Ofllce lind i-esidence, north side Slain street, third house east of the park. QEI.VEU, WM. —Wagon and Cuirioge O tVorks. ■"ALE, M. H.—General Furnishing Stoiv, corner Main-ttiidX)lettn streets;----------- LAW FIBHS. A B N(iEL& ARMSTRONG.—Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Cuba, N. V. EMIS A BKNl'ON. — Attorney? und Counselors at Ijiw, llornellsvillc, N. Y. B iEMENT, WILBER F.—Attorney and Counselor at Liiw, Cuba, N. Y. B ROWN, WESLEV & CO—Attorneys and Cownsslot-s at Law, Homellsvill«, N, Y . BKUNDAGE, B. C.^Attorney and Coun-selor at Law, Andovcr, N. i'. Butler, M. L.—Attorney and counselor at Ijiw, Whitesvillej N. Y. CCOLLINS, A. B.T-Attomey and Counseloi J at I^w, Alfred, N. Y. XÎ lOOLEY, JOHN.—Attorney und Coun-««loií-at-Lawy-AlmoBdríí-.—Yr blowing. Theymw all sttting by twilight, in the yellow drawing-room—' somehow it always seemed twilight longer there when it^wjis dark everywhere else—and Itos^bnd got up and stirred iier the old clxiret- colored Chelsea jar between the windows; .ind such a sweet faint odor of rose leaves stole through the room that the old people felt as if they were young and the time was June again. " It is too powerful," gaidMiss Effingham, waving her big peacock-feather fan. " Too powerful?" said Mrs. Penn, putting away the silver curl that the noighboFing^^^an iH'ushed into her stiil soft brown eyes. " Not for me. Noth-! ing is so pleasant to'me as the pot-pouiri, and in the old jar. too. It is not the rose, but it is the memory of the rose. It l)rings back all my j'outh. And although age is plcassmt enough as it comes to mo, yet youth was so very sweet, my dear;" and the silver voioo paused, while a slender hand went searching through the"purple gloom for another old hand, and found it—tlie hand of the speaker's husband. " People think it so sad to grow old," she said. " But every year has been to me like another step on an upward path to One's wings are growing all tlio wiiy. And one hiis so much to remember, to look back on whCn one pauses, to see in new lights. Do j'ou supjjoso that cither of us would change places with Rosamond and Beltran there, who have life before them. •^'iiot I," said the voice that responded. " Not that you would not be glad to CURTISS, JAS. M.—Attorney and Counselor at Diw, Bolivar, N. Y. ELLIOIT, A. L.—Attorney and Counselor at Law, Friendahip, N. Y. GILLIES, JOHN I^—Attorney and Counselor lit Law, Angelica, N. Y. HI »BAUD, A. J.—Attorney and Counselor at Lftw, Angelica. N. Y.- 4ivt?.your scvcntysummcrs-over-again, spe:rk'tt3 me,, would not' glance at me, would not come near me, said sharp and bitter, almost insolent,, things in my presonco, apd seemed to try to hurt me all he could. It was not, in his manner, aa if he had found some one still dearer to him than I, but as if he hated me, I thought, for just existing now. Ah, well, it liroke my heart! And ¡is I gathered roses that morning I remembered that we had been going to make grandmamma's pot-pourri together. But I gathered them with my back turned to that garden across the high box hedge, and the tlew on those noses Was Siilt. John, the old house servant (he had been .dead and gone this many a-year) came, lugging out the big Chelsea jar—the same jar, Rosamond. It has never had a nick. J wonder if you can say as much for it aftpr half a century! John left it, with tlie spice boxes and the dish of palt, on the marble step, to be handy for me, and 1 began to shrea the roses into it. And as I scatter(;d the velvet petals, it swept over me in a surge that just so the days of my life had gone, and I too wjis a withered flower ;^a,nd as I knelt before the jar, all at oncO my arms fell across it, and my head fell between them, and I was crying such a storm of sobs that I wonder no- one heard me. But some one did hear. Diro<'tly a shadow fell between me and the sunsliine, and a voici; mavle iny hcitrt stand still and my sobs ceaso. "'What does it mean ?' cried Paul. ' I demand to know. I will have no more of this. What are j-ou unhappy about ? Because you have abused me, bocaiis« you have outraged all my feel ings, because i on have refused even to Thé Skunk-Skin Harvest in-Indiana. ;\yiiile stCûllin^ along Pearl street recently/'between Meridian and Illinois -----Cure-for a-ftsttrésiialfê Bite. Peter O'Neill, an. old fanner living nearjiewburg, N. Yt, has had many a wrestltk witli rattlesnakes, and while rewunting some pt hifi adventures with the reptiles^Jie said» in tlie healing of a Ke w York Suii correapondeht i "Butnow I want to tell you something maybe you ; won't, helieye. I've heard of one thing and another to cuj;^ the bite of a rattlenake, but if' ycu pay attention you'll hear a wonderful cure which always succeeded. 'Twas, over thirty years ago, and the man, an old friehd, told me about it himsçlf. He livediii the'moiintiJnsnQarl^^ His namo was Lambert; llo ^a»tin-tlie Paul?" " I am sure of them now, at any rate,' said the husband. "I have them. Nothing can take them away from us." And we ask nothing more," she said, " than to be laid in the same grave when the long nitiht comes." " And the endless morning,'^ he mur- Bti'iretsfiri^^t«« reporter, jn atiusty, coli--webhy window, saw a piece of cardf boardU' four or fire i inches squarè, ofr which was written " Pure skunk oil an(| 'coon oil." A moth-eaten, weather| beater 'coon skin hung above ihe dOoi> which the reporter entered, following his npsCi^ wjiicdi immediately put itself on the defensive. " Whaf do pîëôple imy^skhnk oil for?" said the proprietor; in liis answer repeating the question^ "Why they buy it for rheumatism^ dnd, I say, it never fails to cure.^ The reporter desired to see some purè skunk oil, having heard there were many worthless imitations abroad, and was shown a pint flask of an oily lictuid of the color of linseed oil. He applied his fingers to the cork, and his nose roSe in apprehension. The fluid had no mors and ho worse edof than lafd oil, ami tlm alarmed organ came down again. " We sell it to all sorts of people, white^ black and yellow, the richest and thè poorest." the proprietor continued. "This oil we get from the skinsr-that'a as much of the skunk as I get—and tlie yield is usually about fourj^unces to the Skin. Somctiines we get half a pint, and sometimes, though seldom, as much as a pint to a pelt. There's not more than one skin in 1,000 that'll yield a pint of skunk oil. The animal is thin ift* flesh in summer, but very fat in winter. Skunk hides last year, the bet t quality, were worth from §175 to $2 each. They will not be worth much more than half as mucli this year. 1 handled 20,-000, sjkunk skins last year, nearly all of which were caught in Indiana.; The animal abounds in Southern and Central Indiana. There are a few in this county, not many. The skins have been worth as much as §3.50, but tliey'lf never see that price again—not very soon, at least." " flow are the skins classed?" "Well, first comes the A No. 1 star skunk, selling at 81.75 last winter. This skunk has a star-shaped white spot on the top of the head, and no npro, white about him. The next quality, $1.25, we call the ' short stripe.' Tiiis h:is a white stripe running from the white star along ejvch side oi the head down the neck to the shoulder. The next is the 'n.arrow stripe.' This hiis a long, narrow white streak that runs along each side of the back bone (which lijis a black stripe) to the root of the Uiil. This sort of skin brought forty cents. The fourth grade has a broad, white stripe on each side, the entire woods, doinif, some^xxg one day, and he ran across a big rattlesnake. lie and the snake had a biirifight,. ani the old man was struck on. Jth« leg by the venomous reptile. He killed tlie shake, and then in some way got home while suffering intense pain. One of his sons jmnped on five miles for adbctor. "A few'houra after another doctor was sent for, and the two could do him no good. Tliere they stood over the old man, who lay on las cot senseless and speechlew and d ving in gi'cat agony. Every minute they expected the old man to breathe his last. Who it was that spoke of the cure that brought him to life I don't know, but it was doUe at the last minute, when all How a Brave Ud Killed à Panther. While Mr. T%H. H^lns, livilig about two atì<f#1jàlf niitìes fióm Renovo, on thp dividing lidgp between Parldy's and Drury's runs^.Was Working in bis field making hay; hé'saw an animal in a distant part oft,he field making off with a l\en. He thought it a fox, and called thq attention of liis s(oh George, a lad of ficmrteen, to. it, George is fond of hunting, aud, ; getting his gun he started off for the fox» accompanied by his five-year-old brother And a hound. They had hot been gtene long tinuous yells of thè most terrible kind. TIMELY TOPICS. ! mured. "And even that endless morning can hardly be brighter than,^o,me of the mornings of our youth—than the morning w'henWe first made the pot-pouiTi, Paul, You remember that moniing, Paul?" " Do you remember it, Aiint Persis?" asked Rosamond. What—wliat letter ?' I stammered^ throwing back my head, with the tears streaming all over my face. " ' What letter ?' he cried. ' Are you playing willi me still P "Have you received no letter from nui—no letter that I gave John? Do you pretend to say—' " ' I pretend to say. nothing,' I re-turned, in a storm and fury of irropressi- hope had goneT Tliey took a lot of the 'Touch me not weed,' that weed you know that" when you Squeeze the top of it it flies all over. It- was poUnded up fine in a pan or a kettle that was perfectly clean; for if, there is any grease about it it w^on't d0. Then it was boiled in milk stems began te bubble up, wh n it was pplie d. The old man lay there on one side, twitching and jerking, and with every twitch and jerk blood would spurt out of a vein near his eye way across the room. The poison had gone way up there through his body, and the sight was a terrible one. The preparation was rubbed all over him. and in five minutes he was relieved. In half an hour he began to talk. In three-quarters of an hour he was sitting up in his cot bilking, and in an hour he was about the room. He soon recovered, and was as good as ever. It was a hopeless case, and the old man would certainly have died if the weed had not been applied., I know this remedy to be a certain cure, for I've had oases to try it myself. I never think of snakes but my old friend Liimbert comes into my mind. " I'll tell J'OU of one case I had in my familji. My daughter, eleven or twelve y^^rs of age, used to go to the hillside for bui' cows. One day sliecame bounding into the house, and screaming with pain. I happened to be hear, and I soon discovered that she'd lieen bitten by a rattlesnake just above the ankle. Her agony was fearful to see; but as soon as I could I prepared the milk, nnd the weed. AIT the tlmeshe was crying with pain, and her limbwsis swelling. In five minutes after I put the stuff on her she stopped crying, and in a little while more the pain all left and she got well. There is nothing like this to cure snake bites, and in every case it will act the same way. Tfie weed giT>wS all over. I've seen it in gardens, and all who live in mountainous regions should know just where to put their hands on it when wanted." Thpanlmal had been treed by the dog, and. its halíhümah sSriéks rent the air with temble distinctness, like the shrill agonized voiee of a woman in^^dire^is-tress^ The excited father and his field hands at once inade for the points Whence came these foreboding sounds, and ere they had reached thè spot they met George dragging a huge female paiither measuring five feet one inch In length and standing two feet high. The boys had followed the dog-to a big tree, up which thè panther had gone nbdut sixty-five feet. When the eldest lad saw the animal, crouched an di glaring above, lie feh that it was either to be a dead panther or a deatli struggle between it and himself and little brother. He was a good shot generally^ but here The following arc tho^^^ the principal mônûiàènts,:doiiies, etc.« in the World: St. Ahtoiiie column at Rome, 135 fèef Ï principal toyrer of thé Sniith-sonian îii^tltutè, Wiiôh|n^n, ; 145 ; Trajan's column at Rome, 145; ¡Napo-leanls column at Paris, 150; Washington montament at Baltimore, 180the great obelibk at Theb<^, 200 ; Bunker Hi II mbn-utoent atBiwton, 223; column t)f t)èUii, 203; Trinity chttjph steeple, at . lÎjaw YoA, 264; the contemplated dome of the .CAJI^I^. Cathedrai, Tandon, 320; tower of Man-liuH. S.'iO ; tqwofr of the BBthfldral at Strag- btt»«, 4604 doftie of St. Petfer's Cathedral, GreatP^am^^^ 481. A monograpv ;on thetrue hhrial ¡place" of CluristMier Columbus has just been published V I^ndon.-¡Sir Travers Twiss, tlie author, djfscusses the question of the true bulial at length, and concludes that the claim recently put forward by the Bishop of San Doming« is without foundation. The general be-'lief has be^n^itWill be reineaabered, that At Sea. ; Worn voyogoni, -who -watch tor land Aorosa ih« endleoa waatos (rf s^ TIHio 8M0 tibioro and on e^h liand, Wh]f lookif$>,iiptjf|qr5rha|iiye fl * The Stan, by whioli tbo ^pra ateer, -jNot always rise bofor« the prow; Though forward naught but clouds appear, BisMnd they inay be breaking now. What though We may not turn again To shores of ehildliood that we leave. Are tbbse old signa.wofollowed vain? Can guidea<so ollr tpuDd.true deceive T__ blii «in we to t¥e south^OT ^ ..... " ■ Oh^ stiil wo Uf the.eaHt or Treat» Tlie purl lwi»7whr(5h w l9 ourhéftrt'a hoine/j3 on file's beet! " " ' ' " " —Sp€ctalor. warto'be the severest test his yonng eye and nerves had ever been put to, and one that might ^"^ell liave tried an older and Stouter hunter. He drew the bead and fired, feeling'as he did so, he says, as if he had been lifted ; clear off his feet.; But there was the hungi'y binite yet, crouching on the liffib, ite eyM fairly fit to burst in their malignant glare. Bang went the gun of our brave young himter, just as the panther sprang......It seemed, said the lad, as though the animal Sprang btit from the tree about twenty-five feet,-th^n came straight down, lighting on the dog about sixteen fe6t from the boys. The young hunter again thought he had ;ais8ed. Clubbing his gun he advanced upon the brute to strike it, but it rolled over dead before he xiould do so. Examination prav-cd that his first shot had struck about four inches back of the hear|^, the last one in the heart. It W|a3 'bravely and well doncj and but foiHhe steady nerve and true aim of the lad he and his little brother would doubtless have fallen victims to the animal's ravenous hunger.—/vOcfcAave» (Prt.) Denvocrai. the great discoverer's body, after being taken li-om Spain to San''Domingo, was transported 'to liàvan^ "where it was allowed tb i^sit itj .pip^e. The bishop contended that thé reinains are still in bis cathedral, and that those who in-tcnded-to-remov^i-tliem- to-Hftvana -tool away the wrong body. has figured prominently on the World's in width, and is worth only twenty cents." "Is there any danger of tlie skunk crop in this State becoming exhausted?" "None at all. A skunk will have froioi three to seven young at a litter— usually about five. I've been a fur buyer for forty-two years, and ther« are more skunks In this State now than ever there was:—There is a prejudice against tiic animal which makes it necessary to sel the fur to the ladies, who yvcar it, under several pretty aliases, ainong whic.h are 'fitch' and 'American sable.' Besides being made into muffs and trimmings, skunk skins are extensively used in making fine carriage robes." Mr. I-,ewark said there Jiadn't been a skunk in the house for months, .the trade only continuing during the winter, but the mephitic odor, like the scent of the roses rpund the, ^tt^red v^e, clung loviETgly about the place during the entire year.—l7i(lut7wpoHs News. Some Famous Smiths. A New York paper says that the coni' monness of the name of Smith has considerably lessened the honor that it once enjoyed, in the rough old daj-s when the smith's trade wjis the most importiuu of all haniUcrafts. But it is noticeable how often, even in modern times, the name Bandy-legged Hpnry, the fighting aa--morcr of the Wynd, immortalized by Sir Walter Scott in the "Fair Maid of Perth," we have the hero of Virginia, Captain John Smith, of Pocahontjis celebrity; Richard Smith, the first settler in Namigansett; Sir Thomas Smith, Secretary of State under Eliza- Hunting for a Word. An anecdote of Moore, the Irish poet, shows how much pains a writer who does good work will take to put the right word in the riglit place. Moore Avas on a visit to a literary friend in France, and while there wrote a short poem One day while the guest was engaged in his literary labor the two. took a stroll into an adjacent wood, and the host soon perceived that his companion was given up to his own thoughts; he was silent and abstracted, noticing neither his friend and entertainer nor the surrounding beauties of the landscape. By-and-bye he began to gnaw the finger-tips of his glove, pulling and twitching spasmodically, and when this had gone on for a long time his friend ventured to ask him what was the irquble. ; «I'll tell yotii" said LJopre. "I liave ieft at home upon my table a poem in Avhieh is a word I do hot like. The line is perfect save that one word, and that word is perfect save its inflection. Thus it is," and he repeated the line and asked his friend if he could help him. It was a delicate point. The friend saw the need, saw where and how the present word jarred just the slightest ITEÄÄS OF ÏNtlÉBEST. The United Stages ^revenue from the tax ori matches Isw3t y^r :^aa $3,250,000. What is.tho best Bdhesive label a traveler can put on his. lugga^P To stick to it himself. i ^venty-onè thou^nd hands are cm- One of the most durable kinds of wood is that of thelarch tree. The tree grows, in abundànçeand to perfection, on the sandy coasts or thc Baltic. There the Romans became acquMnted witli it during their Germanic waw, and so highly did they value it that they transported it, at immense expense,- afcl'oss the Alps down to the river Po,, and thence to Rome. Vitruvius praises ¡ it much as building timber, and ÌPliniùs declaresi- it to be the best of all resinòus kinds of wood. The great floating palace which the Emptor Trajan built for a summer residence on Lake Neme was made partly of cypress and partly of larch, and When, aftei the lapse of fourteen centuries, this palace wiis discovered oh the "bottom -of the sea and raised from tl>e mud in which it lay imbedded, all those-parts of it which were of laich were found to be perfectly sound. In the English marine . thè larch was introduced in 1809 from the Scotch forests of the Duke of Athol. and the frigate Athol. built in 1830| is still inactive service and in excellent condition. belli,'1572-7; and "John Smith of Cam-bridge,'':^'hose''SèleoìrDÌfbtìUrsefS^-have. preserved their author a name througli two ccntui'ies.. , Lat«^^ list co'mes Adam Smith, the "father of political economy," whose " Wealth of Nations" is still the text-book of all students of his favorite science ; Sir Sidney Sniith. who defended' ^éie against Bonaparte in 1798; his namesake. Canon Sydney Smith, the greatest clerical wit of England under George III. ; William Smith, thé self-taught geologist, and the brothers James and Horace Smith, joint authors of " Riyeeted Addresses." The present century has added the " fii-Îiting Sir Ilan-y" Smith, of Indian and South African renown; .ìoscph Smith, the Mormon prophet; Rear-Admiral Mel-ancthon Smith, Farraigut's comrade at New Orleans; the Southern general, Kirby Smith ; Professor Goldwin Smith, of (^ford; George Sgiith, tlie Assyrian discoverer, and Mr. W, H. Smith» the First Lord of the Admiralty in England. possible hit upon the^ex7j[uT3ite^^arm Of the cadence; but he could not supply the want. The twain cudgeled their brains until they reached the house on their retmn, without avail. The.restof the day WJifi spent as usual, as was the evening, save that ever and annn Ifnnro would sink into silent fits Contrasted with the enormous ironclads of most of the old world navies are the new gunboats of China.' They are practically only floating gun carriages, biit are heavily armed with guns that are said to be more efficient than the thirtjr-eigiit-ton gUn which is the boiist of the Bi-itish navy. The Chinese gunboats have been named after the letters iif«tlie Greek alphabet,^.and eight have been, constructed. Their maga^-zincs and machinery are unde»the Water line, and the single thirty-five or thirtrsr-eight-ton gun they carry lies flat upon the deck. It is moved and loaded by hydraulic power, so that only five men are required to handle it. Its projectile weighs 536 pounds. The advant/ige^oT a fleet of little vessels, thus armed, over the cuMbei-some,, ironclads is that they are esisily managed, draw ver> little water and present an exceedingly small target for the onemyl^to fire at. The whole fteet costs no more than a single big ironclad, and is ns heavily arped. In addition to the chief gun for w:hich they are built, the Chinese gunboats can'y two twclve-poundcre and two (iatling guns. Thè latter ones are tdouble-enders, with a double stock screws and rudderS at boW and stern. ployèa itì dliicagtt's hiiinufacturing es-tablishnìtì^tg this féìa, : ^ A new suit elothes develops a person's seif-consciotbti^ more vigorously -than » patent"fertiU2èi>.«git;ates a potato It is said th^^he ei^tive^ina^tìo^^ of the world could be provided for>ivt,ho llnitod States by aillowihg cîich persOu one and a half acres of land. An Edison telephone has been put in operation in one of the mines cf Lead' villP; Col.; and-works wolii It iB pro-posc<l to introduce Edison's electric light also into the mines. H. D. White, of Easton, Mass., ¿who is éh^gëd ih thè pdhdriily Business, has picked in that town Upward pond-lilies this season. Of these, 17,000 have been sold inJBoston and vicinity. It is understood th# the hotel-keepers 'at thè i5Ìodhtalria'" ò'bjèèt to Senator DaVis climbing Mount Washington for fear lit will Isettle.—JKosion Post. That's the first time we ever heard of a hdtel-keeper objecting to anybody or anything for fear lie or it would " settle.'.'-rj/>cs Moines Register, , Prof. Nordenskjold wrote in January: " I hope to be free from the içe in June." Just think of that blissful climate, where a man hopes to be out of ice in Jùnè!— New York Mail." Can't see anytliing blissful in such a climate. We should not feel very happy if we were to èèt out of ice in June. We have it all summer. —Norristown "Herald. "Bub, did you ever stop to think," said a grocifer, recently, as he measured out half a peck of potatoes, " that these potatoes .cont.^in sugar, water and starch?" "No, I didn't," repliçd the boy ; " but I heard pio ther say you, put peas and beans in your coffee, and ahout pint of water in every quart of milk you sold." The subject of^naturalphik osopiiy wiis dropped right there. ........JIOXE SUÎSU-UIUÎS^ _____ I'm sitting again 'ne»vth tlie old elm-ti;co'8 shude, • And viowiug the flelds where in childbood I stitltyod ; " The breeze lans my oheok, und the bitda go and ooine, Wliilo I liston, entranced, to the bee's soothing liiim. ' I < Hum, Inun-t-eWeet, sweet bnra! Tlio' it ever so huoiblo-bee— : — !!—!!!***Ilc'B§langme, lyum! — Vawcdb Sirauff. Robbing an Editor. We leam fronj an exchange that the house of a Pittsburg editor was enured by thieves a few nights ago and the pantry robbed. " The silverware," says the report," was left untouched,prob.ably not being observed by the, thieves in their l^Bto. That is always the way.—When Strong 'Emotions. Tlie influence of anger on the liver secretion has been recogrtized from ancient times—an outliurst having often resulted in a biliiius fever. Bad news: affects the secretions of the Stomach, so as fi-eim$htly to^tóke away the appetite. Sudden fears may cause instantaneous death tìy shock; the nerves of thè heart being paialyzed ias by a blow. Great good news may act ihfthe saiif^e way. , . . ;; a Dr. Hammond, of New York, in his little work " CerebralHyp,eriumi%?'says that the human saliva may hn. fihagged by rage to a powerful poison, and ;^at thè mother's mil^Ìc niay be similarly tran^fcrrnied by fèàr. • ' A fàjffllly having eaten of a' roè-bttck which had been so captured as tosdie only after a long and agonizing struggle, all were taken with severe disturbance of the stdmaqh and head—the symptoms in many respects resembling tliose from the bite of a raljid aniinal.ijThe man lost his sight for several days, find was affected wtth other iemarj^ble symptoms from which he Was" rèstóred only afifir Some mohths. ' His wifrf '¿lied after two years of great suffering. Tliose who ate but little were soon cured.- Dr. Hammond believes that the flesh of all aliimalff wliich have been tortured to deatli is poisonòus. ' Universal stìlf-coiitrol is a condition ofbodily health,^ E^uch as it is ofmtrral excellence. Ey.èn strong reUgipus,,feelings have their d^Ret^-'toMth'sp^ panioH. ---------- - ".............. An Alpi«» AficMenl. Mr. Matthew«, . iPnesident Qfntthe London (Ep^J/. jVlpine Cljih, y^^ rom 55erma.t^ Switziir^nd, , spying that the rem^s,; of piy Wm,,^0. Mosely, Jr., of &toni Wlio m?t ^his death recently in the - Alps, liavè'been buried in the cliurcMyard of the En^fish chtfièh ftt Zèrltìatt, ' beside Victimr of formèr accidents on the Mattethoniitad that his effects ha^e been forwarded to tlie Wèrican C jnsùr at Geneva.. A full account of the catastrophe showB" that Dr Mosely had been complaining of the restraint ofilhe ijjpe tliroughout thè e*-cursion, and- had with ijiffloulty been persuaded from releasing himself sooner. Ata'^pointon the descent distant about twenty minutes* walk from the hut, the rope was taken oflf. I?r. Mosely shortly atefw^ "refttoBi? th« ignid^'ainw^red Hall & .SULLIVAN—Attorneys and CouiLsolora ut I^w, Wellsville, N. Y. HOLLIDAY, D. «.--Attorney rtnd Counselor at I^w, Cunnsei-aga, N. V. H' ~ AKDING,E. E^ G. W. & fZ^AI^ noys and Couuselors at J.iaw, Hiune, N. Y. JONES & SPAKGUR. — Attorneys unJ Counselors at I^w, Wellsvill«., N. Y. JONl-S & FAU2iUM. — Attorneys and Counselors at Law, Wellsville, N. Y. JOXES, W5I. F.—Attorney and Counselor ur Ijiw, AVellsville, N. Y. JONJ:s, IK a Attorney and Counselor «1 l.:iw, Wellsville, N. Y. L0VEUIIM5E & SWIPr—Attornes-s ^d Counsolors ut Law, Oubo, N. Y. Myers, IRA H.—Attorney and counselor ut Law, Belmont, N. Y. Norton, S. M.—Attorney and Counselor at Friendship, N. Y. —^^-----^------— RICHAROSON. FLEisAGIN .t SMITH. ,—.\Uorn«yi( and Counselors ut l^w, .Vu gelica, N. Y. . ble tears, springing to my feet, and start-in c to run awav ana niae niv face out of sight and pray that every fresh flood of tears might drow« out my very being— 'J preterid to say nothing but that you have broken my heart.' " But he had caught me, and he held ! nie by the arm, and got my hands and Shall I cvd- forget itP" she said, with | kept themjind woeW îîQt let m_c liidcmy alow s.wwt laugh. " Why, when lam RU.MPFF, JOHN,—Attorney and Counselor at Ijaw, WeUsville, N. Y. ELYA, HENRY W. — Attorney and Counselor at I^aw, Hume, N. Y. ^uiTE^iT LOVERIDGE Attorneys and ( Li\w, Canaserugn, H. Y. ' ^ Attomèys it rille,^ Y. Counaidon» at Law, Wellsville, J^OUP, D. C.—Attorney nnd Coimrelor at L'liVENS, JOS. H. Jr.—Attorney and L'oanselor at Law, UorutlUville, N. Y".» ÒCprr,W. tl.—Attw&y¿iid~0om^lor at- OCOS, RWüsJ^Ä^ey and..Cotüí^Üit O at Law, Belmont, N. Y". 'QANFÔlïû;Hr\V.C.AVtirney and Coun: , O selor ut Law, Andover, N. Y. t ■ _. .miiAÇY, f^-y.-^ " X Law, Belmont, if. Y. ■ ^ ¥AX FLEET> L. .C.—AUoni«jr and Coun-$elor at.lAW, AuUover, ,N. y. " , . - TtrAllö» HAMILTON. — Attoróñr . «ud t W CoiuwBl^aílAWfBfclniom^N.Y. ' demi, remembrance of that morning will bloom out of my grave like a flower! And yet it was much such a morning as any day hist month—only so glorious, so gilded, so full of sunshinel But what a gray and lowering, showering dawn it had! If ire hawi never lisd that little quarrel, Paul. Ah! I was so sad when I parted the curtains that daybifak. I thought I was done -v^ith life—and it wjisapity—Iso young." HereKosamond pinched Beltran'sarm. "So young. And might have been sg> blessed," said her old aunt Persis. " If I gave, tliat morning, just the swiftest glance across that garden to Paul's window. and saw that he there over his book, he could not tell. And then I dressed me ; and I thought of some girl being dressed for her grave. And then I pinned up my white frock—a la laveuse, you call it now, ; Rosamond—and went down to the rose garden to pick theflow-w i th the" dew on them for the potpourri that iprandmamma had bidden'mè never to forget in the time of roses." 'It was Uie"timo ot roses, We plucked ¿em 8)9 we went,''' sang Beltran, half iihder his brèaffi. " And Ï plucked them itill the basket on my arm was heaped. The rose garden-Was jusj!;. as it is to-day, on a terrace fjigher t^ian th»rest of the garden. And come down,' and was walking in the poplar alley of his grandfather's garden, l^^headed, with his hands,behind him and Ids head fallen on his breast. 'Ah, ijow beautifaî'h'p'^l so tall, so dark, solikeafaliéiioatar* And I loved to i " ' I have broken ycmr heart ?' he said, in such a gi ave and tender voice. • I j have not broken your spirit. Tell 'me ; why you spurned my letter ?' j "'I—I never had your letter,' I I sobbed. " ' Never had a letter telling you— telling you all you knew without it, but assuring J you tjliat, grandfather or no grandfather, only ytm* should be my wife ; and if not you,. then no one ? What, never had that letter, little one? It is mislaid, then ; and we have had all this, misei-y for nothing—we, who worship each other.' And — and — well, never mind about the rest. There was nobody' to ; see Us two younjg creatures standing in tile garden as tlie first young lovers did. I don't know that we should have cared'if tli^«^ Uad^^BhifiAnd^ll in a bretith, as if th# eàr^Chad '^rollèd round under a hew heaven, the sun seemed to be shining as it never shone before, the birds to fce singing, flowers were full oriife andi fragràhcè. the world was the most beautiful plrfèè.'ând, we were on our knees shrèddinî^ roses together over the old pot-t)Qun-i jar, and th«? gai-den fíhgióg, witlil our- hi^ughter. Arid every' oncè in a while Paul was lifting my chin with his finger to make me look him in the facè with my eyes that all at once dared >i)ot; and saying sill—ah; yes, you did, PàùV^dtÎieinrie vwjis plunging his hand into, the jar to stir the - petals. And Isuddçnly < hi» fingers were touching somethin«; like no heap of. rose letyvcs.. and. he .Tjras bringing'up^ « paper, « Wtter-^thatvcry A Thrilling Adventure. While Miss Helen I^ds, of Tioga, and Mrs. Richard Harper, o Trenton, were driving in a phaet<m across the track of the Pennsylvania railroad, on the Lamb Tavern road, a freight train appeared coming northward at a high rate of speed. The horse got frightened, and turning, rushed up the line of rail-rptid on the same tracfethe train,'was on, Mrs. Harper jumped from the carriage on to the other track just as the horse tim to escape an-ekprd^s on 'that track going south. The lady in the carriage retained self-possession, and with the freight train at her back ¡urged on her horse, at the same time inaking unavailing efforts to turn him from the tnick." She succeeded in reaching a Mcorid crossing, and by a dra^rate pull at the jreins turned the hpree aside^o 8uddenlpt^.athqrse, carriage and lady all v^ent together in a .heap at the bottom of the ditch, the two lattei-, fortunately, on top. T^ejengineer of the train had succeeded in stopping the train shortlj after she left, the track. Some people entertain an idea that watermelons are unwholesome. Yet hese same p^raons, perliaps, will Stuff' themselves^in. hot weather with hot biscuit, ham,A>eef, mncid butter ¡and fried bacpn, a c) let suited to the latitude of Lapland. If 4he fruits of the earth and of the tree, in tlus-Southern climate, were coastomed moie liberally there would be less sickness. If tlie Southern citizen would jump from the frying-pan into a watermelon patch, he would be less liable to catch the yellow f^jver.' Of all the fi-uits ol the earth there is none more wholesoriie than a good watermelon. It is composed of nothing-more than watc^. Thi^ water acte a^ a srentle in pursuit pf the ^absejit word. And,so came on the niglit, and the. poet wen ft® bed in a deep study. The following morning was bright and beautiful, and Moore came down from his chamber witl^ a bounding step, with a scrap Of paper in his hand and a glorious ligiit in his genial countenance. The word had come to him! He had awoke Muring the night, and the kind genius of inspiration iiad "visited his pillow, and he had got up and toni a crap from his note-book, and at the window, by the Ijght of the moon, had made the thoiigiit, sccure. ".^Jiere," he said, when he had incorporated it into the text; "there it is— only a simple, single word, a word as common as a, b, c, and yet it cost me twelve hours of unfljigging labor to find it and put it whu-e it is. Who could believe lii'"^" r. Why Bennet Pawned His Watch. I .COire^pondencei reeently, witl? knew her horse Fide could l«at the freight" train, and tlien, woman-like, fainted. She Was taken to a dw^ling near, b^, where^sfee soon iWovered." imps. The Creole of Ix>uisiana lives to a mal:.«elou8^e.- He lives so Jong that lie forgets hiir jigcl' But, he Jiv^s principally 6n thfe'ihiits^ aAd iircget^bl^s: tlia^ -------------:i J i.t^ ^^A Y.« an old gentleman residing in New York city, he rèlatedthè following anecdote<>f the bajayliopd.ç/ the New .Xoi^ Herald : " YoU'ieej'? hé» wWt^, ^in- «áarly times my brother liepta iïhper store on Broadway John street^ ao'd among his patrrfns was Janáes-Gordon Bennett, the ^ther of the present owner of the Herald. : JiUi.'aj? we called him Üien, had Just started his sheet—it was a contemptible loo'king thing, I tell yón, not as large as thé i^-enitiiç iViswi of New York—in a cellar on Ann street, and when he came for paper, being^ his own porter, very often he had no money whatever; buii .he carrjè^. an old-lashioned buU's-eye silver ¿watch, and, when hi^ke^ would, alwàyâ put.that up rase security iot. li^ ream of paper. Oqe ï(ay» ^ovever,on tliieves break into an ^editor's hotise they genèf^lly leave with a coat wojitli four dollars and a half and a six dollar watch, overlooking iri their hoàtfi his silverware and his S700 diamond, and his t\''o gold watehes in one of the drawers of his fifteen-hundred dollar ip-laid cabinet, built in Japan, and'the valuable jewels presented him b:}* thè Cl own liejuls of Europe às a slight token of their esteem. These things are un; observed, and outsiders, when theyread the report in the paperis next day, enieHy i-emark: "|Im! the thieves got about all tlieie Was of ialuè in his housei" Thieves entered our residence-one night during the war, and cari*ied off*^ our pocke^book containing forty-five cents in fractiQDaJi currency and an unreceipted shoemaker's bill which we intended to pay the next day. An old stocking containing in gold, aiid a package of goverhriient Ijònds were left untouched, probably not heing otseiTCa by the thieves in their haste.— ioun Herald. Poqt^MW N^VPr Oul Of Piace. A very small news^y, gaunt, hollqwr eyed j iuftdf with an appealing look (jn hiij face', leaned against a railing in Broadway. and held in his upstreached iiand ari evening newspaper, piping the name from: his blue An oldish man, who lopked 51s though he might be a mil lionaire/ was hurrying past the wan little fell(^, and, as he was tloing so. he bi-ushed the newspaper out of the small Ixiy's griniy liaud. Jnjiii instant the oldish man hatl stop-j-ed, and wjia picking up the newspaper fi-om the sidewalk. With a smile as pleasant'«« though he were restoring a lady's glove, he bowed and handed the ofunuttei-able wonderment, and he while for you to leave, the .watch imy. waUp^^^^^lito oldish man till he was 'the Jast^^ime'^iTim'* pawned .lu? . litt^fel- iiowiivíVftYí^ ^l»« ro jm's silk l4andkç w^^^h, aj\d frMn und^iís tâttéreà coat, aridyriptí. help endeavored to vault oyer apn^ect-ing rodk, stumbled and fell Into the snow beneath; ddwrt^hicli he sHpjiea Crti his back almost succgeding in «toppiBg Wrn-^If wilh.hi»;«lbow».^ ,JBttt the s^i^e of

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