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   Delta Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1885, Delta, Pennsylvania                               fctje SMto PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE I Herald Publishing Company _ DELTA. PA. _ OFFICE IS THE HERALD HMLU1.N6 j TEBMB per in If Mid within six after six expiration of the time subscribed will be considered as a new engagement. I Sabfcriptions can be discontinued at any time by paying all arre-rages. Aim JOB PRINTING Special and Prompt AtteflttM AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER. HERALD OFK1CB. HISK PMH B VOL. VII. YORK FEBRUARY NO L RICES LOW. rCRMS CASH Professional and Business Cartb. ATTORNEYS 1.4W. Attorney at 49 St Paul Md. jo 20 3 JAMES H. BILLMEYIR SMALL CO. t j .Successors to H. Small's Sons ft Co. iftkLKUHllllini Attorney at 45 St. Paol Md. _ WJ. FULTON. ATTO3KCY VT LAW. S. Main Pa. Will attend promptly to any legal business entrusted to his care. sep 'M. ly ITESEY W. Attorney at ssp BEL AIR. MIX CTEVEXSON A. WILLIAMS. Attornev at BEL Am. Will give prompt attention to all busi- ness entrusted to his care. jan 7 81 JT W. Attorney at PA. Building July 10 '82 W.F.Biy Stewart. H.C Geo.E.Neff NILES Attorneys at Successors to Stewart. Opposite the Con- t nltatiou in English and wrinan. GEO. W. ATTORN EV-AT-LAW. has removed to Room Small's Mercantile and Law Building. So. 19 E. Market overMcClellan 4 Go.waltz's ttoie. Oct nnt CKS-. E. D Ze gler. 1 R Skr. 7 East Market Son Carl's ra ENGLISH AND GERMAN- Dec. 19-84. fw. Attorney at T Office in Mercantile nearly opposite court house. PA. and Law sep 10-SO GEORGE B. ArroRmsl AT PA. I Centre second Boor. .sop J. AV. Attorney at PA. N. W. corner Centre Simare. XEVI J ATTOBSET AT LAW. PA. Consultation in English and German. Office IE Lehtnajer's opposite Meizel's Hotel. sep lu-S2-tf N M. S Attorney at Law. So. 22 East Matjtet street. PA. sep 30-82 J. T. Justice of the Peace and Surveyor. Particular attention siren to the collec- tion of claims. Deeds. and other legal instruments drawn with accnra- cy. oct 13-82 TJOBERT S Justice of the PA. All business attended to with care and piomptness. jane 12-82 Dr- R. D. Oodson. Graduate of the University of Maryland Nitrous Oxide Gas administered forsnrgical operations. Main Pg. lu office the first fonr diys of each week. ocMO MARYLAND. Offers his professional services to the pablic in general by strict attention to business hopes merit their patronage. Prices moderate and satisfaction gwanteed- AfiRICELTURIST. IOO MM 10O hi Kacft 43d YEAR A YEAR Send three 2- cent stamps for sample copy or of the Oldest and Best Agricultural Journal ic the World- ORANGE JUDD ______751 New York. i L. PYLE7 D. General Pjlesville. Md. in either York or Hirford conn- will prompt n'tcntion. THOUGHT. remembering that honest next to faith in is the best antidote for all sorrow Frances was industrious and trusty as an and had the respect of those who knew she was economi- Building PRICES LOW. Near the N. C. R. W. Depot. PHOTOGRAPHER. RUI-P'S CENTRE PA. Ail Work Guaranteed. to give ennsf.t.-fion. Every g-ade ot the from a tin type and locket picture to He-size portrnts ic pastel done iti the very best manner and AT THE LOWEST PRICES. ir.vito nil to call an'i examine speci- mens of oar wire. James K. Marsh. Owen C. Ou'-ney. Marsh GENERAL COMMISSION Stalls 133 141 12th street PHILADELPHIA. PEN. an-J ail kui-3 of COUNTRY PRODUCE The highest n-.aA'et fcr J'r'.n.j.t rati-rbi anil ui ide. inferences given it sep Watchmaker Jeweler YORK. PA. Opposite Court House Building oel21 81 JNO. A. LICENSED AUCTIONEER. Will attend and Cry Sales ot Property at any point in York or JIarford comities. My paHt experience jnstftteg m0 in guaranteeing satisfa'ation. Fost-oBce York Pa. Can be found at bis Cigar Main or arrangements may be made at the HERALD Office. Orders left withLoniMilner. Gatch or T. H. will receive prompt attenton. William Merchant No. 108 South George Odd Fellows' A fnll and fresh line of Foreign and Do- mestic Goods constantly on hand. ap21 -ly E. A. BAENITZ Watchmakers No. 3 West Market Pa. sep 20-82 II want In krejt TVar JIFIt WALL PAPERS Window Window Shades AND TABI.fc CLOTH. NO. 39 NORTH GAY Opposite Odd Fellows' BALTIMORE.MD. J A.BO B M THE OLD AND RELIABLE Wall Paper and Window Shade Store. Of Baltimore City. Now prepared to show the latest styles of wall and send samples to any part of the conntry when application ic tqode to him. TVill send the besttrorfcroen to pnt np same wtien wanted Will sell wail paper and wiadow -ImJes at factory pnces. Call on or 10 mm and see lines JACOB 39 Street. no branch or any connection witf- any ottwr iu the city. Yree to nod from Maryland Dei ut to store. Back and forth across the woof of years The shuttle of each life th3 weaver throws And here and there small whence no one Link with the thread the mystic pattern cal in the use of and managed to J lay up most of her earnings against sick- Then kee themselves amid the smiles and UOS5 or any other calamity. i Wuen she had been at the factory Which o'er the web are lights and shadows I awhile she made the acquaintance of a i young which acquaintance proved a great misfortune to her. John beard them fragments inter- lacing With ours some life that crossed our path one many seems the tangled threads that Until amazed we some figure tracing Thrown up in bold and see and know The thread whose worth we failed to under- But now whose wondrous beauty serves to show The matchless wisdom of the Master Hand. Neill in the Current. FRANCES DE HARTE. to was one of those worthless char- acters found in all classes of he had a handsome and pleasing but was fickle-minded and un- principled. He took a fancy to the pretty South American and paid his addresses to her. After a short acquaint- ance they were this was the most unwise step taken during the years of her trial. Her husband diserted her in less than a without acquainting her or his employers of his departure. No one knew where he nor was he heard of there again. His young wife was greatly shocked and this was the most bitter trial yet. She had loved and trusted him us her only earthly no won- der that she felt crushed and broken- hearted but the promise of God came to her her brave and hopeful spirit and she took up the burden of life again. About this time she became an inmate ot my grandfather's and it is from this circumstance that I became ac- A TRUE STOKY. More than seventy years ago there lived in British a planter whose name was De Harte. He lived near the principal sea- port of Chat and owned a large quainted with her history. Here she which produced in great remained for and here her son abundance the products of that tropical was born. The support of the child was land. This plantation was tilled bv ne- an additional but it was a bur- gro as this time was before slavery den that love made light. Her affection was abolished in the British empire. for the child was a tie to earth which The household of De Harte consisted otherwise had but little attiaction. of his two and his She went to the factory and his wife had been dead years worked patiently for years. The hours before. for labor were longer then than Jfere he lived a luxurious arjd wases much smaller. In the sum- knowing and caring as little about the mer when the long day's work was rest of the world as did the slaves who she might have been seen going to tilled his lands. my grandfather's leading her little boy There was a brisk trade as by the hand. There was an oak tree on between Demerara and various parts of the hillside half way to the here New vessels could be seen she would stop and and while the any time in this harbor of child played she would look away to the Yankee goods and notions were ex- soufh and ask herself if she would ever changed for spices and j see her childhood's home tropical fruits. There is no portrait of young wo The captain of one of these man except what tradition has given us. cut merchant vessels made the acquaint- I remember of asking my mother's aunt ance of De his how Frances De Harte looked. and was hospitably but the WRS rather short of said erotts and unsuspecting South American had a dark but her was basely rewarded for his kindness. shall never forget how they De Harte's two daughters were young i they were and had a the was sixteen and far off She seemed the whose name is now forgot- much affected during a thunder was a beautiful this one had usually shedding tears. When asked if never been a sho felt she but had been tenderly brought up. Neither j 'ne storm makes me think of for of these young ladies had ever known want or nor were they likely to as far as human eyes could see. Captain advised De Harte to have blue eyes and fair complexion of his daughters educated in Jsew his unworthy but the pensive pointing out the advantages of an cdu- smile reminded the beholder of his cation and residence in New mother and her but the fond father was loth send Alter several years had passed Frances them away so far. The captain urged determined to visit she had promising to take the best care of long desired to go. She had now a lit- Ihe to look after their welfare in tle sllm of the fruit of her toil every respect. In care for economy. She accordingly pre them as if they were his own pared to visit her native and In this manner he induced De Harte to 'hat father whose strange conduct had yield to his wishes. The mean- made her an exile from Tier childhood's favored the being like most home. young pleased with the thought The voyage to Demerara was long and of visiting foreign countries. and it seemed an age to ISow this was all and the plan her before the vessel came in sight of of their education an excellent had home. AVith what feelings must she an honest but he have watched the approaching was a and this movement was There was the familiar the cocoa the means of bringing great injustice lifting their stately heads alone and sorrow upon De Harte and his the coast. it was but would daughters. it a home to hcr In due time the vessel sailed. De Harte It would be interesting to know the accompanied his daughters on particulars of the meeting between this took a tender farewell of commit- lather and it must have been ting them to the care of this man in something like the meeting of Jacob and whom he had perfect confidence. He his son like them of De returned to his home with that lonely Harte and his child had been separated feeling which patents feel nhen the chif- i by the villainy of man. dren are gone. The lonely years lay be- j That infamous Captain had told fore but he little knew the sorrow De Harte that his dauehttrs were m store for him and them. after first obtaining largesumaof On their arrival in Connecticut they which he claimed to have spent for were placed immediately in school. They them. The father of course believed Commenced their studies with him. like Jacob of mourned we have them every day in Here little John a tall and handsome he had the fine but like most South Americans seventy years they were very neither of these girls could read or write. At the end of the term Captain for his children as dead. Great was the grief and indignation of De Harte when he learned what cruel imposition had been practiced upon him and his loved ones. As he looked at his I Proprietor since 1854. CONNECTED SINCE N. W. Conwr St. Paul and Md. FIRST DUfVPR ONLY 60 CENTS. Ukiag Oitj Paweuger Cars wMI rife to A. paid the which was the last money now a grave and quiet they received from him. payment he wondered if she was the liaht- igain became due he told them he had hearted girl whom he saw sail away to received no money from De Harte. They the United States. And how strangely continued awhile longer at ex- he looked to with his white hair I pecting funds to arrive from home. The and stooping had made iioney did not and Captain him prematnrelv old. finally told them that they need expect But what a change in his life when no more money from their and this child was everything on the that they mast take care of themselves. old plantation seemed for he About this time the younger girl received her as from the believing ibe had never been strong from child- her to have been dead for and the cold winter of New Eng- said when they had land was too severe for her. A lung talked the subject will never trouble set in which soon terminated her be separated again while we both frail life. It is a sad part of our And they never the death of this Joung and gentle Years passed away and her friend in that she should die in a strange land un- .Tewett City heard nothing of her. But der such afflictive circumstances is truly one day in the summer of as the but those who believe in stage-coach stopped in the a look from this world to a better dark-e'ed woman stepped out and in- will be gratified to know that she quired it old Mr. still li-ed there. died a Christian. She passed away Keing answered in the she looking by faith to that took her -way up the long village street there is no and knocked at my grandfather's sorrow or for the former things It was Frances De Harte. have passed What a joyful surprise it and The next that we know of how eagerly they listened to what had the elder is that she was earnine befallen her sinrV she went awav She livelihood in Jewett Conn. This was a widow now. having married after was a small village but little like her return to Demerara. Her father died the Jewett City of to yet even then soon after her leaving a large thero was a small factorv on the banks property to her and the children. The of the Patchougc river. In this little factory Francis De Harte found employ- ment for many years. There is some- thing touching and even sublime in the two little ones which her husband left were at home in the care of the servants. Her son John was with __________ now a grown up young man. thought of this friendless girl earning She visited all the familiar an honest by hard in especially the little factory where she la- erence to being dependent upon bored so -walked up the hillside Now we must remember that she had and sat under the shade of the oak been reared in a home of wealth and where she had so often rested when sad in a warm where all the and weary. And John was with no surroundings were calculated to ener- longer a little but whose strong vate both body and she had just arm could now assist her up the hill. I buried her only sistor and but But her visit in this country was not above the stiangc and unnatural those little ones at Demerara were treatment of her father was enough to in her and quickened her steps drive her to despair. Now many women homeward. injike circumstances would have com- Among the gifts left her friends was a j mittcil or sunk a life of coroanut shell carved by one of her shame and misery. those who are Tints. This was given to mv grand- i tried and tempted Uke who kept it carefully during her i from the Ute heroine of this trot itory. j it thro became my who 1 was choice of it for grandmother's it is now doubly prized for its in- teresting and its association with the loved ones gone. Fifty-seven years have brought great changes. There is probably no now living here who knew Frances Uc Harte. If this story were a we could tell the career of Captain and how he prospered with his ill-gotten we could tell the subsequent history of that worthless but if we believe the Lord we know that justice has been given but when and how it is not for us to know. The oak tree mentioned above is still growing on the beautiful and noble these fifU seven years have greatly added to its beauty and gran deur. Houses have been on the and in summer time groups of children can be seen playing under the tree. But of all who have sought its which one has a more romantic history than the subject of this Charlotte Corday. Charlotte who euded her short but eventful life through the ministra- tions of the in on the 17th of was the daughter of a poor Norman and was born in the department of July 1768. Her father was the author of works of a republican and she inherited not only his literary also his liberally patriotic tastes and temperament. She was vehement and passionate to a high degree. She formeil a violent attachment for a young cavalry who was subsequently assassinated at j Caen. Determined to avenge the death i of her who was a she went to Paris and took an apartment not i far from the dwelling of the great jour- Marat. For a time she was 1 undecided as to whether Hobes. pierre or Marat should be the victim of her vengeance. The ad- vocacy by the latter of the killing of more Girondists decided her choice. Providing herself with a she called at Marat's house oa fhc evening of July 13 and with some difficulty obtained an having promised to acquaint Marat with the plots of the Girondists at Caen. Marat listened to her and at its conclusion a week they will go to the At that moment the young woman drew the knife and plunged it to the hilt in Marat's heart. The blow was not only struck with lightning like but was aimed with a bold and untrembling hand. Charlotte Corday was tried on the morning of July 17 and was beheaded on the evening of the same day. Her courage did not forsake and she as she was brought face to face with the instrument of that she had one man to save a hun- dred Her courage so im- pressed an unfortunate young German enthusiast named. Lux that he wrote a pamphlet suggesting the erection of a statue to her for which unwel- come suggestion he was himself arrested and subsequently guillotined. In the Sondan. Mr. J. A. the war corre- spondent of the London who was killed in the battle of Abu-Klea sent to his paper two weeks be- fore his death the following interesting pen picture of the country between Don- gola and Khartoum traversed by the English small towns are built of sun-dried on sterile and are sui rounded by lemon and pomegranate trees. The Egyptian even of the better have not much furniture. There is a with strips of buffalo stretched across on which are laid neatly-made so that it forms a seat in the day time. Bound the walls hang wooden bowls of various which are used instead of crockery. The kitchen is and in it thcieisa stone mill for grinding and three large stones forming a Nubian woman's he a piece of dark blue calico wrapped around her waist and coming half-way down to her her head and the upper part of the body being covered by a white muslin scart a red which can be drawn across the face. Her hair is sometimes gummed into a kind of bushy at others hangs down in thick masses of innumerable and necklaces of. agate and amber coral silver and coral earrings and mas- sive anklets complete the costume. The upper class in Nubia have a curious way of cleansing the skin. Every evening they rub it all first with a kind of dough and then with aromatic oil. This is called the and is said to be very A BarlnTllonster. The whaling bark which ar- rived in this port a few days ngo from the Arctic brings a strange story of the narrow escape from death of six of her crew. The first George stated the circumstances to a Ckror.ifle as When the vessel was forty-six miles south of an object was pe.'ceivcd in the distance whose proportions and shape indicated it to be a monster sea lion. A boat was immediately lowered and placed in charge of First Officer John- son and five of the named Andrew William An- tone George Marshfield and Hans Stuten. As the distance was being decreased between the boat and huge animal thev became con. vinced that it was the famed sea serpent. When they came within a few hunJred yards the monster made a dash for the striking out its immense tail against the craft. Several of the occu- pants were precipitated into the but were rescued with difficulty. A harpoon and lance were fired into the body of the beast and it disappeared be- neath the surface. Half an hour later it floating on the dead. It was secured with ropes and towed to the and hoisted on the deck. There the capture was seen to a vil- lainous-looking thing. Its head closely resembled that of an while the body resembled that of a lizard. It measured thirty-three feet in the tail alone being nine feet long. The tail was cut off and brought to this city and is now on exhibition in a water-front Electric Light and the Eyes. Medical journals have recently something to say concerning the t electric lights upon the and agreed that the effect is very injurious much moic in than people any idea because m.my persins af- flicted with defective vision or au eje trouole attribute it to cold or some other when the blame really rests with the new and popular mode of illumiua tion. A Tribune asked Dr. Samuel J. the well-known ocu- if he thought the electric lights made his business any and the re ply not say anything about my but I will say that I would not work iu or occupy a room lighted by 1 think too much of mj and am satisfied that the flectiu- light would play tho mischief with does the new light act upon the the first it is too brilliant and producing too much of a strain on the optics and causing at tiinea an affliction similar to snow Then it is too the flickering movement keeping the iris constantly agitated. In a light for the iris is contracted to keep out a super- fluity of but going to a dark room it immediately bccins to expand get all the light so that in a short time the room appears to have giown lighter and objects liucome more distinct. It that a flickering tight must keep the agitated and ul- timately cause inflammation of the ict- ina.'' you rind any good points about the electric are several. It is a belter il- luminator than not liming the orange it floes not consume give out noxious and it does not give out any important con- sideration in the summer time or in a c'.osc about the incandescent to that I can find no because it has about all the advantages nf the ordinary electric is not daz- and maintains a steady there no remedy against the ill sffects of the ordinary arc awav from if that means keeping awav from i colored glass will neutralize the light to a certain but that would be like wearing kid gloves to keep the bands warm when the thermometer is oelow Tribune. The burglar is a hospitable fellow. ii open houte with him. It Nubia and the Nubians. The banks of the Nubian Nile vary with every and beautiful are they in diversity of color and though that beauty partakes of a sterner quality than in the landscape of Egypt. Nowhere can be seen the rich which stretched on either shore away to the feet of the Lybian hills. They have and in their stead rise from the water's depths tall cliffs in broken precipice and or the river owning free flows majestically on beneath rival streams of bordeiing that have the gorges of the desert hills for and the which ever silently drifts them whither it will for current. Poverty is written onthefaceof this sun-scorched and such few strips of fertile land as the Nile reaches in its flood are with zealous care by the scanty population which they support. It is curious to note with what religious care the villages and temples have been olaced upon the shelving rock or desert where none but the lizzards could their presence. Every inch of land that can be cultivated is coaxed to yield its burden of beans or and of spare land whereon to place their good there is enough. Yet poor though the Nubian is. his wants and his thrifty ways make pov- a light burden to him. Travel where de will for hire or he leaves his aeart in his wild home of and returns thither when fortune allows. No music has for him so grout a charm is the melancholy creation of the water- the constant plaint of which grease is never permitted to ill that he can get being devoted to the shaggy iocks of his nnturbaned head. who refuses him to dream of Slight but lean kinc when he thinks of loura has given to land the abundance of date and on fruit ae virtually subsists. Little cares an tbreemee palm for the desert's but iprcading its feathery leaves above the land or rock gives to its planter the much-prized fruit which enables him eke out the slender harvests of the aelds Why Bismarck Admired Fleurj. The stories that ISismarck likes best ire those of men who have outwitted mobs. During the s.cgc of while be was at a was applied for by a relative of M. Cuvillier Fleury. eminent critic and member of the French academy. The chancellor at ance gave the saying. M. Flcury is an admirable man. 1 know .1 capital story about him.'' The story nas this i M who had been a tutor to the Due d'Aumalc. IXJH private secre- tary to the Duchess of the revolutions of February b.okf if rabble the Palais where the princess and sma-hing works of art. piiturrs. and nicknacks. All the household was with panic except M I hrow- ing off his smeared his face and hands with caught up a poker and rushed among the I'll yo'i where the pictures So sajmg he his1 poker upon furniture of no value thus winning the ronSdcncc the was able to lead them out of the royal apartments into the kitchen where they their upon contents of the larder and cellar. Tba sequel of this story is vi ry ami Bismarck relates it with groat relish. AJ few after he had saved the M. Fleury v as recognized in tha street as the Duchess of Orleans' tary and mobbed. He was being somej wbot roughly when a hulking elbowed his way throughi the throng and Let that manj He is one of the right sort led us to the pillage of the Palais the other I Democrat. THEROIUEH SKATE VICTIM. unfortunate the Hastily I on the Tick her up strains FitAhtone 1 so slt-uclerly Oh. it was pitiful Tliat she shoul 1 flop. Where a n hole city full Mu-t seo her drop IVk her up tvirlri Iv. Smooth caress O it she struck slit' ImstfuUy On the hard llmr. rick her up good and so true. so What could ain do i Dumping Jolting tlii She pure And tries it again. 1'lck httr up What she rare Fas'noned so plump an 1 so fair .Urr -futltt-'t i nrclrr. PUNGENf PARAIlPaPili A club police station. A nap is very refreshing to man. and it would Le veiy rcfic.-hing to some When clothespins aic only a cent a do. en there is no for snoring in church. York Jo'imul. A woman in sonic States ca'inot sue anil be but she can cuDiplaiu and be courted. What is the best c wring lor the demands a Westei n joutntl. ll.iirisn't It it now said that roller skating ia dangerous. Not if the rink floor is aiif. ticifntly 1'oit. says a a good but she hail no That's no exuuso for writing A woman in Ohio to a faith cure who at once disap- peared. She her York Tribune Be pleasant and kind to those around you. The man who stirs his cup with an icicle spoils the tea and chills his own Courier. pants will soon fit brother'' is the first line of a new Hud yet it is said that there is no liter.iry or musical genius in this country. Call. A httln A little A broken Laid all. The principal seasons illustrated at the roller skating rink are and Some of the rcmaiks they provoke are summery. Nurristoun Her- Lady to hackman much did you say I have to jour you stingy old iiiyi. be afraid a snob to a ficrman laborer down and make yoiisclf my would half to blow my biains was the leply of the Teuton .lules Levy fra'iklysnid to a Louisville am the only great coruetist in tho And the Philadelphia with de kate. wish it were A Detroit doctor knocked a man down with a club in a street quartel and then charged him two dollars for fixing up his scalp. You can't atiunp n doctor with hard Fife what is. the mattei with your ckf I iruess jnum going to have a I think not. It it onlv a little it must be a par ain't fitr1' One singer said to daughter has inherited my said the with the niost innor-ent is the then. I have always wondered where it A Boston who saw fellow with deliiium exclaimed. nhapny man' Why do jou peimit yourself to get the 'Jjino JameaC The shock re- stored the sufferer to his right mind. Seif York .1'Hirnnl. When rapid transit is Brook- lyn manied men will have to invent new excuses for being home late. With the bridge and the elevated road a Brook- lyn man's life is being made a hideous 7'tmfn. onnecticuttcrs eat boiled shad Th-s is a very small thing to build an item out of. If the boiled shad ate Con- or if the shad ate boiled Co inert then is might be worth a passing mention. Marmaduke how daie exclaimed the ignant of a St. Louis boy. your sister's ear ran ft off feet arfrl find rubbers. Don't be so t'Jfirg I'liTonicIr. be removed from and care be exercised in no' rubbing the'plating off. recipe sh never be used on s'.-lid silver wedding She smote him with the Till she made him thrill and rV'ause he did not mind his bahy But he soon forpot his And w-nt Dinging down the boy 8 best is mothor A M'irjiand wedding had to be post- poned because at the last moment it found that somebody had stolen the marriage license. It is rjrious what chances some fellows do even when it would seem as though the last oppor- tunity of escape had An English architect asserts that can be made of timber which will last longer than brick or stone. In I- ngtish towns houses of oak Md plaster arc and ia daily use that were built 900 years EWSPAPER lEWSPAFEIll   

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