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Buehler BalUmorcltrea belittii Court HOOK mi fa TFRM3 Ot I'UBUtATION Tm iio SivTiski. pulillnhed every raw day eienlng at II a year in advance after tl monlhali n aner twelve months fiOO No sub scripltons milll ail arrearages f paltl onlcas at the option ,f the publisher ADTEKTlanra-n reasonable rates Liberal reduction made to persons advertising b tho year JOB of ail kinds i romplly executed i at low rates Han 1 bills Ulanks Cardn Pampn eu 4c in every variety and style printed short notice BOOK BIYDMH Wo ha> o adilwl a Bindery lo the omce and arc prepared to elo llrel class on short notice _ PROFESSIONAL CARDS, Ac. VR. J. W. TUDOR, f.VTTVHBlRll DR. J. L. HIU. SON, OBlco on rhamberaburg street ont door wot o My23Mt CMAS. B. STOOTFER, omce In STAB Ai roor VKI bulldltw Mil) a 08 tf DR. C. E. ECKENRODE, Dhsrisr <.iTr KB i v ollltt on Illuli "trill a   I liargm moderate and nil work guaranteed M i> W tr DR. HENRY STEWART, PmsiciAN sum vov mi i v i (lid t diseases of Cyo rar NOKL and Dironl Mtllono (all No I Mas -I tf S. S. NEELY, t I Olllot on nttldoorto i sit) slmrg National Hank Maya tf CHAS. E. STAHLE, A TTORNhY A. urmsuuiG i OtlK. (n Haltlm rt slrtt acuind suuaro niiJrrlnlkllig Mnj fl If C. W. STONER, vi i Omte on llaltlmore stntt on SLtond Ho jr of Co umbian building MIIJ a %lf MtClEAN AIICII MtUhAS Prca J ulgt WM. WM. ARCH. MoCLEAN, I TTORNEVS- VT-I OFTrVSHUKt PV west side of Baltimore Htrctt third d jor f-om Centre Squaro Mm a if J. L. KENDLEHART, A TTORM'Y-Ar-l VVV A uErmHutc i v iAtely practicing in Philftlelplila IIIIM reiu ti ettysburKanel resumed pnutlee in tie sev eral ConrW of vdams eonntj olllee nn Baltlnmro street opiwsite tl e tm-t ll Him with Win Me lurry Jr Es i until (J5 after Hi it elate in ilio room rcetntly ol 1 d In 11 n S Met MM pe Ml legal business and care I ll> nltiiuleclto Miv EDWARD A. WEAVER AlTORSrV. vr I Vtt 1 V e fllce Heciiul flror iver Vinos I ektrt s store M rth west eorner of Ilium ml Mm .'I Of tf O. J BENNER, vr i vvv Uh 1 I 1 V (Hnec on Prtllimore street tlilr 1 r frt m I litre Square viu> JO tf WM. McSHEBRY, Jr.,  n ilnllliii re street site i irl House Via; -1 jotf J. L. HILL. Jr AirmiNi V vi JOHlKr 111 rill ILVCh I11IK1 1 V AH leual business i ri attei eled to olllco in South e nut corner i f en re -sqii ire My.'yyttf J. L. BUTT, ATTOKM'Y AT I VVV Olllee ivitji r Kitzmlller Ksq   I by 9 MeC Swopc May 23 so If R. E. WIBLE, AT elfllce ou Italtlinore street u seeoiul floor or o umblmi bulltltiiK Mu) il "JOHN REED SCOTT rrouvfY AT i Ofll Columbian blliMli K J. L. WILLIAMS. ATTOKNM VI VVV i i v t olleellons ai 1 all Ictal I iHluess romi tl> at tuided to Olliie on lliiltii lore street oipostlo Star and Scnlii el Iliiildiiix May -.1 tf JOIIV B 1KVALDI MtPllKKSON HoPHERSON and MoPHERSON. AllDRSI'V.S.VT I VVV G1" HVblH HII t Omco on second tloor of STUI AMI yENrl'.Ll oullelliiK Will alien 1 romptly t< all leBiil b si ness snbmlUc 1 to them May a JO A t n SIIUKC PA Das removed his ollli e to cliainbersbiirg street one door west of Blleliler s iirng store Special atlentlon glv en lei 1 emit n Claims May 23 J6 ti THh un loriignol having opencel a Hardware Store on c ou prices HKPA1B1NO AND PAINTING of alt kinds done prennptly and cheaply O.J.SPAX.DINO. west Ulilille Street Kstobllshwr ncttyaburK May 23 S6 If Oct. 24, 1870. Ziegler and Holtzworth LIVERY, HOLTZIORTH BROS. PROPRIETORS. RKAR OF iAGLE 1IOTKI, WASHINGTON STBEET, OETT7SBTO3, PA pint-clan in all Itsdepartmenti FIELD a, p. dally 1IATTLE May 23 in tl NOP LEE'S CHINESE to ciRiiai r PENH, Collars nlid mlis ilnnu M ill an> stjle snovi While real itiir nt Pleaao eh i. me n iitll. a-i I cliiim to  n Stationery Store Hrnimirj ami Soap mule very thing t< nu I it a Irst clans Or m Store May 2 Ot. tf THE PEALINO OF THE OROAN Ijovuus Huuiul nhtii tht iiiHtrumcnt Is a 1 OIH I note Htrikt tl I (nlh on tl i iriu ItliLswtlli j, (.liuniiuro rti klc will 1 irim t HU 11 L! i LIIH re Oi Uuutifil 1 Mij, ill t tlnNIi K (run n ml t inn i in Hi t )iit is mikablj lull ri un i Itrmi of ptiymcnt in I L arm g t< s It At (i. K. SPANOLIUfS, Music Ttoomi. York Street. Nearly ever; one has rea oit JL I Her of SwM MaLchts 1'UAII I made (lit, us the J-lyin ami sold BLOCHER, the Inuttr with a KOf 1 hnin from tu 00 uu to ume N the Is I r a 1 cape P w itrl u t! c Trump 01111 rl t K) with  sburg, about one Butmri, north of M It U dojiot and oue srmaro cast of I Coll ego The lot has a frontage of 90 feet and a lot of 30 feet fronted joining to also offered Ihift will be sold sepai atcly or bouse 1 he house Is new and has all modern improvements water gas bath tub and waUr closet with basement kitchen nine rms proptrty and location Is well calculated for boarding house or private rcaUlcnte Apply MRS A F SHEADS, Jlitiu23 06 tr P 0 Box-iSB Gettysburg CREAM BAIdt U Kptxltlndnn. Apply Into Itilqilcklrabnibtd. M Drnfotifti or by mail, HnplMlOe. by mau. KiT BHOTI1KR8, M Warren St. Htw York Citj. THE METCALFE STEAM ENGINES IromJto 20 horse power ami adapted to all power v, here nn engine la required also ummifaUurer of Tort able nnd stationary QASOLIWE ENaiNES AIM Hangers, etc at lowest prices Write for teiins J. T METCALFE, QnlW, FrukUa Co Fa A IR 11 Fresh Cows Wanted. 1 will pay tbe highest market price for FKKSHCTWS SPJUNOrUS, BOLOONAS, STOCK HULLS and Fat Stock of all kinds imr- Drop ft poatal card to UOIVARD J SPALDIHO, Ll.tlcstown, ra, or to flPAlDlNC, Get tysburg 1'a If you hat cany of the above to Bell and wo will call ou you Aug 812m Howard J. GETTYSBURG, PA.t TUESDAY EVENING. OCTOBER 12. 1897 NO. 41 WHEN. When waves from the sea of affliction Sweep over tlic human BOU! When forceful lidea of eviction Float away where dark waters roll When losses misfortune and sorrow An uncertain future entail When to day stands in ftar of to-morrow Lout vessels of Imagery sftll When age creeps up to life a highway With stealthy measure and tread Wlum frosts ou u summer time byway With hih cr hues whiten the head When days and j ears have beet) numbered hen eyes nre too wearj to weep W hen ears are with dullness encumbered When the head n ould bend lov, ly In sleep When the v, eary feet halt at the river When the ferryman crosses tht stream When he tickets each pilgrim Forever' W hen visions float by as a dn.au) When sunlight noei out In deep tthadlng When eternity swallowa up time When glorlns once brilliant are fading the knell of the past rings its chime When strung hands lit folded and listless When ftet become heavy nuil W hen the tide of time Hows on resistless lien ftill In its (Laselcss outflow ol earth s cllldren are en ed WJienll u luflL hymn of life been hiard When a (ale that Is told tam.ll ei dcd hen speech 1s   not to say, igy, with Ins inonev and he had never seen known to give uvv iv a sixpence in his lift In (act, old Barki r was thoroughly BtlnHli ill conel'ti ime1 old curmudgeon, whose cl >li lie temper was )y a sort of s humor which caused urn to bt titilcel awesome respect, flu ii nicked hill nld squint or cast la one of Inn iterj piliblnetjes and he uteiiil In- m isl trenchant rumarUs uitb is defective optie ghrmg in sncli n us to eon pluo lus victimas dis oinfilurt HH ntphuw Charles Gas- oiguc, hud noticed this tin Icnsant peculiarity for, next to tbe old man's crushed downtrodden reatlin who retained his post only from lie hope of a young man was he subject of the Q C s cr lelest witti- fins It must not be imagined from thiscir niustance that Oascoigno ess or self respect On the contrary, he was a verv spirited young fellow, and Ins was one of the main causes of lus .ncle's displeasure But niter when ne is heir presumptive to a hundred isand was considered be most moderate estmmU of the old nan s wealth, it is sheer follv nottoexer- a little patience und self control Gas- oigne was by no means averse to the lospect of a life of cast and luxury in the ear future, and in view of this agreeable ontingency, he Look things verv easily at lie bar, though ho suffered Irom occas onal misgivings of conscience on account I his ho hid brains enough o see that he was wasting his opportuni- ZB It ho only could have felt reasonably ure of his uncle's testamentary intentions egardmg him, Ins conscientious Bcruplea rould have troubled him very little But he old man delighted to perplex him by ontradictory hints and threats, and con- reminded him that he had a ousin, tbe wife of a country parson, whose [aims wore equal in point of kinship to is own It was true that this young adv had mortally offended old Barker by Harrying without hia consent, but this light not have prevented him from mak- ng a will In her favor. Gascoigne was oo high minded and generous to feel any ntrnent agamet hu cousin on this ao- ount, and he would hivetieen perfectly Battened to know that he would inherit qually with her But what perpetually worried him was the irritating suspense itb which his uncle seemed purposely A inflict, and there were moments when e felt strongly inclined to sacrifice his lu- ure prospects for the object of giving the Id gentleman a piece of bia mind. One eventful morning Gascoigne called t his uncle' chambers and was ushered nto the old man's sitting-room, s gloomy pnrtment, full of artistic treasures, but endered obnoxious to tbe dutiful nephew y associations with its rightful owner. It waa tenantless, however, at tbe moment, IB uncle's capaciona armchair drawn up n front of the blazing flre had evidently ust been vacated, whileupon an adjacent able stood a japanned tin box, inscribed with the old man's name in white letters Gascoigne stood for a few moments ou the eartbrng, gazing around him id wondering what sort of a welcome he would receive, when his attention was at- racted by the edgo of a piece of paper Inch protruded from beneath the edge f the tin box Absently and acting upon mere idle impulse, he stepped forward nd endeavored to force back the paper nto the box. Not succeeding at bis first ttempt, he put out his other hand m rder to ease the pressure of Ihe -o his surprise it yielded to his touch, and e then perceived for the first time that je box was unlocked Up to tbat time nothing had been tur- ner from his thoughts than to play the py, m fact he had scarcely been con- scious of w hat he was doing. Nor, indeed vcu when the uplifted lid revealed tbe Contents of the bos, whmh confuted, ol a umber of documents neatly ic experience the least sensation ol cur. only But as he was clos- ng the lid again after releasing tbat fatal nece of paper, htu eye was caught by a prominent inscription VV ILL or WILLIAM BAKKBB, B8Q., Q 0. Without making excuses for the young man's next action, it should at least be re- corded that it was entirely uupremediat- ed. There to hia hand, lay the solution to all hia doubts and difficulties. K he was bin uncle's heir well and good, bJa present negligent mode of life need trou- ble him no more But if he had only been left an and Ins some other des- tined to inherit the then it be- hooved linn at once to set about making up for lost time by applying himself as- siduously to his profession This reflect- ion passed like a flash IhrouKh Gascoigne's mind and made the opportunity for en- hghtment so irresistible Unit be seemed to rush upon temptation i otter than yield to it One pecond of anxious listening during u Inch the only sound he heard was tin ImnultuouH beating of his heart, and then he had seized the momentous document and was eagerly scanning its contents Tbongli brief, it was, m luckily, in Ins uncle's crabbed handwriting, and coigne was compelled to carry it away from the box a little nenrcr to the light A hasty glance wan sufficient to convey to bis trained mind its full purpoit A pal tr> legacy to the long suffering valer, a picture or two to himself, all the rest of the contents of the tcstators's chambers, with the cash at the bank to the niece, "Mrs and the residue "to my nephew, Chai les Grant Oaecoignc, whom t appoint sole exeeutor of my will Cascoigne gasped as he read the con- cluding words, winch meant that ho was absolutely heir to bis nncle s vast wealth He was glad on his cousin's account, too, for the art IreosuiLS bequeathed to her were of considerable Millie Hut to know that he himself w s the practi cally the of the remainder of the old man's 'ortune, was a reve- lation which cuised liis pulses to thrill with excitement, and inude the sunlight dazzling Perhaps because he was momentarily away by the pleiisui able excite- ment of the discovery die >oung min's vigilance was relaxed, or, peilmps, old Barker intentionally burst in upon him unawares At all events, without a mo- ment's warning, while still held the will in his hand, the door of the room was opened, and GoBcoigne had barelv time to put the document into the side >ocket of his coat before his uncle, with ml on, and muffled up for going out, sud- denlv stood before him "Hullo1 growled the old mm, blink- ng in tin sunlight so >ou are here1 Yes, replnd Gascoigne tremu otisly, "didn t Ilogi rs tell He neur tells me anyllnhg, the lazy grumbled old Barker shuf- ling m and giving his nephew u distorted orfinger to shake VV1 it do you wanl? "I called to 1 was sorry to hear have been so unwell "paid Cmscoigne hanking bis stars that he had not left the id of the tin box open "feollme, but you are disappointed, 'ou see I'm nearly all right again I was just going out, snarled his 'lincmg to the tin box un he spoke Giscoigne H heart stood still as the old aan lifted the lid of the box He appar- ntly remembered that be had left it un ocked, and the action was evidently de- igned to assure himself of the fact He ad laid a trap for his nephew and enter- ed the room abruptly with tbe idea that e would find him prying" Such a prc- ect would not have been foreign to the Id gentlemau's disposition, and Gas- oigno trembled lest his uncle might open he box But apparently tins suspicion was groundless, or else Gascoigne e posi on at the window hod been suggestive of nnocence At all events, old Barker pro- euded to lug out Ins from his reechts pocket and locked up the box with a shakey hand "Can I do that for you, mquir- d Gascoigne, prompted by a wild hope f being able to slip in the unobserv- 1 "No, you stay where yju are'" said hip ncle over lus shoulder Tins is where I eep my will, lou would like to sec it dare say? "No, indeel, said Gasco sme hast- y, dreading that his uncle migbt be dlt- )osed to gratify him "Not curious enough, snarled old iarker "Well, that s a good thing You would be disappointed, I can tell you 'on't expect anything from me "Very well, sir said Gascoigue, too inch overwhelmed by the consciousness having the will in his pocket to apprc- late the humor of the situation "Quite disinterested, Mark my Words young man, not one farthing wiil ou got from me till yon are making JC5DO year by yonr piofession PO you ried the old gentleman, cocking his eyo t him "Yes, answered Gascoigne, with lerable composure "Then you bad better seel about it Not ut what you have plenty ol be tdded hastily 'I'm good for twenty ears the doctor says so I'm glad to heat said Gascoigne, ntifnlly "No, you're not All the same, it IB Oi ell for you that you should have A few ears to work up a practice in, for if I were to die to morrow, you would get othmg" 'Are you going out, inquired Gas- coigne, what to Bay to this enig- latical utterance "Yes, I in going to take that box to my ank. You can come with me, and pay ialf the cab replied ills uncle, buckling at this characteristic joke. He rang the bell, and sent his man for cab, to which, in due course, Gascoigne escorted his amiable relative, while the sorter carried the tlu box If his uncle ad been m an observant mood, be would lave remarked that the young man sub- itted with much better grace than uraal, bia jokes and sarcasms This was bard- surprising, for it is not difficult to be ong-suffering with an elderly relation when one knows he has manifested benevolence in the most effectual manner, )n the other hand, the awkaid fact tbat e was carrying off, clandestinely, tlie.old man's will was sufficiently disconcerting o render Gascoigne a trifle absent. When be had deposited his uncle and istm box at the alter duly pay- ng his moiety of the cab fare, Gascoigne ad leisure to reflect upon the predica- ment he bad placed himself m Needless o say he bitterly repented ol his unpar- onable curiosity, it would be more just o dwell upra his honest shame at IB had done It seemed to him that only wo courses were open to him, one, the more honorable, u is to return tbe docu- ment and say nothing The latter plan as the one he finally adopted, and so much from self-interested motives as be cause he could not. bring himself to face be old man's wrath The more he bought about the mattei, tbe more bit- erly ashamed and humiliated he felt As or tbe fortiMie, he regarded tbat as abso- otely and for ever forfeited, whichever course he took If be confessed his fault, cross out his name The same thing wonl ou recollect that day when you left .In box unlocked upin the table here? In vour absence I opened it saw your will md was tumble to resist the temptation of it ruturmd suddenly be ore I was able to replace it so I :ept it exclaimed Goccoigne verv pale and shamefaced There was a painful silence for full v a iiiinute the old man's evil eye Deemed pobitlvely to glare upon the offender o looked prccisel) as he felt and then u coigne said "It was a mean trick, but I'm heartily ashamed of myself, and I beg your par- don 1 And that is to be the end of it, sneeied the old man, slowly from his amazement I expect paid Gascoigne, half dehantly "Yonr cousin ought to be much obhg ed to said oid Barker, with a harsh laugh She needs the money more than I said Gascoigne 'By Jove, sir, she shall have it, too What is more, it shall come to her from your own hand roared the old man, purple in bis face 'I don't said Gatcoigne quietly Til make a fresh will on the spot cry well sir ou shall take it dow n from my die- tition As ;ou please It is rather like sign- ing my own death said Goscoi- {ne with a nervous laugh "So it is, so muclr the btttei series you right There's is a sheet of paper and pen over jonder Sit you said the old man excitedly Poor Gascoig'io obejcd silently, and not without an uncomfortable pang It as he had said, uncommonly like signing lus own death warrant, but after all, it was only what be had anticipated, and hti felt a certain sense or relief at hav- ing unburdened lusconsclence I suppose you had better have the pictures and the things said the old man grudgingly "She wouldn't ap- preciate 'em Thank you, said Gascoigne meekly "There may bo a few pounds at mv north speaking of In fact, this will may as well be in similar terms as the last, with your name and Marga- ret's said old Barker, with his malevolent old eje glistening 'Margaret U to be residuary legatee, in said Gascoigne, with a unking hetrt 'Yes to his uncle's bedsidi, but tbe p itient waa unconscious, and in that state he passec awaj His will was nowhere to be found, but in benrclnng for it, daecoigne came across a note addressed to him by the de- ceased, stating that the document was in the custody of his solicitor, and request, ing Goscoiguti to see tins gentleman at once before communicating u ith bis cou- sin Ihe voting man naturilly lost no time in cillmg upon Mr Hush, of L coin s Inn, in old friend and client of his uncle's, ancfhc was perhaps a trifle di appointed when the laitvcr placed in Ins hands the identic.'! document which he h id himself ushir-tcd to piepare 1 1 thought perhaps, my uncle might have made a subsequent will, he obseived half involuntaril) He could not have made a will more f u arable to vou said old Mr Hush His pictures and tilings must be worth 000 nt the verv lowest estim He, and Ins bank he leaves vou to lather more, as 1 hap- pen to know Itlioiild think vou will take ultogethei 000 when the effects are It is an agii 'mmmured Gascoignc "Hill mv cousin is residuary legitUe, which means I suppose 000 'Nothing of the kind mv dear sir, exclaimed Mr Bush 'Hie lady will on v get the proportion of Ins annuity due at the date of Ins or so" What'" gapped Gascoigne "Hisan- IlllltV It vv til surprise many people" replied e lawver He was supposed to be very wealthy, and so he was in one sense. ile i-ank his fortune many years ago in puichuse of an annuity of a vur, urn! a precious good bargain he nade of it It is a good thing for you bat you are not bis residuary legatee 'I was once, exchimed Gascoigne narvelhrg at Ins narrow es-ape, and at us uncle's peculiar method of showing csentmenl ai, that was before yonr snccew at be bur, on which I congratulate cphcd Mr Bush "The fact is that our Icpaited friend UUH fond of a joke Tor tinttelv, as vour cousin expects nothing, he won't be disippointed at getting only 000 If Ins old will had stood and h id found vouiself in her posi- "That would have been a sell certain i." said felt that he could iot afford to laugh BAM IT IN. CHAM IT IN! Kiiullln crunltin children s licadi fire liullim Slain it in Jam u In bllll there B more to jlton Hjgiencandhliiton AHtronomlc Algebra histology I.atin ctjuiolog) liotmi) geomi.tr> Greek uud r.nmllln cram II In liildrcn n heady arc lollow feeol I it In mould ft in VII that they can BWHllow I old It In hold It In btill there s more to I FaecB pinches) ud and pale, Tell the name unvarrii s talc Ti II of moments robbeO from iilccp MtaU untamed deep Thou who vc panned tl c furnace tlnoujli W 1th aching brow will tell to you How the lonelier cratnl led it In Kanimed It ill Jammed it in Cr inched it in ponctic.1 it in Rllliljcd It In clubbed It In It und caressed it in Hapjied It In an 1 slapp d It it) VV hen their heads wei c hollow Arthur s New Home Uagarlnc How much do people say I'm "One hundred thousand pounds at answered Gascoigne, with assumed indifference. "Ah! a good round sum to lose fora little curiosity, isn't sneered old ker "It can't be said Gascoigne philosophically "Indeed it can't Now are you said Gascoigne, grasping his pen Qrmlv The old man dictated, and tbe sight of bis nepbew'i til-concealed discomfiture was evidently so amusing to him that he paused at frequent intervals to chuckle and laugh At length, however, Gascoi- gne's penance was ended, witnesses were procured, nnd the will was duly signed Old Barker took possession of it and when his nephew naturally the ev enmg soon flagged after this excit ing old man said "Good night What a fool yon have beenl Those pictures and things aie not worth a quarter ol what I gave for them Still, I suppose you will get a couple of thousand clear "More than J had any right to said Gascoigne, as heartily as he could "More (bun you deserve, you mean Shake "You've forgiven "Yea, but vou'll never forgive yourself! Yon were a loot to look at tbe will, but you were a worn fool to tell. II you hadn't I should very likely never have missed said tbe old man, leering him This was not exactly consolatory to fiascoiitne, who though he realised the satisfaction qf having relieved bis consci- ence, experienced (he natural disappoint- ment of a man who has wantonly thrown away a vast fortune It is true that be had always expected this, and at least he bad saved something out of the fire But it was a bitter pill, and it was fortunate that professional engagements pre- vented him from brooding over I'M diBr appointment, He was olio spared any further dlscui eiononthe subject with hii uncle, lor witbln a week the old man bid an apop- lectic seizure, from which he never ralli- Burdette and the V report got in to circulation to the ef- ectthat Mob liurdette was deid The urlington Ilawkeye, with ulnch tho uinonsl was formerly associated, denied lie rumor, and Bob confirms the denial i the following letter to the editor "BliVN MAWII, PA June 14, 1897 f Aly Dear Waito Like the true fneud nd comrade you ever were, you do to protest my burial prior to :lie autopsy "lam indeed very much alive. Not only BO, 1 haven't been dead even a hltte bit Not once Could have been had I wanted to be Could be yet But I don't w ml to be May be I ought to be, even nou But as we make a weekly conies have left undone those things w Inch we ought to have done 'oFsibl) the rumor that 1 have gone dead grew out of tho fact tint I have e'arncd to ride a bicycln I say 'have not 'am learning Learned m one leeron All b> myself "Went out in the moonlight last Friday light to leirn, having locked my family n the house ind forbidden them to look out of the windows Led my biojolo out n the Brvn Maw r pikes are iroader thin the vv ly to destruction, >w ice as smooth and much cleaner It's a young colt, foaled in '97. Would give the name but for the fact that had to pay for the wheel AVill only therefore, in accordance with the ethics of our profession that it 18 NOT the wheel anybody says it is 'I held him by the withers right mtbo middle of the1 road, and mounted without assistance "I dismounted In the same Independent lanner "Got on again and proceeded to break nun to saddle "Did I ride the firet time? "Well, sayl "People had told of all ages and both couldn't fall if, when I felt tbat I was (ailing, I would stick out my foot "I stuck out both feet and hands and Fell on my head I fell on one side of that diabolical wheel and tl en on the other, I fell on both sides at once, I fell on top of it and underneath of it, and made dog falls with It I fell between tbe wheels. T fell be hind the hind vvhcel and before the front one at the same time, and don't know yet how I did it I fell and thrust both legs through the spokes of one wheel I met a terrified man in a buggy and drove him clear off the pike through Wheeler's hedge, and I don't think be has come back vet Every lime I fell I slapped the palms of my raw, swollen, throbbing bands on the hard 'inelastic' pike, except the time I fell on my head I fell harder and with greater variety of landing than any man could fall unless he dropped out of a balloon and lit on a load of furniture I lost my confidence, my patience, my temper, my clamps, lamp, bell and repu- tation I broke one tho saddle, and the ordinance against loud, boister- ous, antt abusive language at night I ran into everything m sight except tbe mid- dle of the road I sat down on ever} thing In the township cxcent the saddle. I scorched in a circuit not fifteen feet in circumference until you could etnell brim- stone I made more than a South American republic, and didn't get ten feet aw ay from where I started. I havn't been so mauled and abraded, so thumped and beaten, so trampled upon and pounded, so bruised and scratched since I left the army But I can ride "I don't say that I but I 'can.' "Do I consider 'biking' good for health? "for the health of some people, I do. I don't sec how a physician can bring up his family unless hia children have some- thing to eat, in nvy own case I reserve my de cieion. I will wait till I know whether I am going lo die or get well And do tell Brother Davis to keep his obituary on the standing galley until he hears from 'Slug Nine' I don't believe I've got '80' yef, although f riendt wiio have called to see me break down when they say 'good-bv.'and walk out of tho room on tip-toe. But I wouldn't mind that if I knew what be came of my shoulder-blades the time I ran under the hay wagon. le knew tbat hia nncle would ruthlessly ed. Gascoigne was, of course, summoned "Cheerfully yours, "Robert J.Burdette ArrHiil of the Great 1OO Ton I'lio biggest meteuritc ever known has Jt him reached the shores of America litre' it to rest foretermorc rinnk of meteorite weighing some thing like one hundred t oils, or hundcred thoiwmd pounde A huge chunk of metal which may imc' been floating through space for mill. ions of ycirs. An immense txxly of iron, steel and nickel which away back before the first ippi. irance of Adam and Eve may have M'CII n portion of Borne distant world ullions and billions of inilea from his little earth A heap of solid sti ff that had it struck n the proper place would have mashed he tower of the City Hall lie easily as though it were an egg shell f Ialf a centur; age, when Inglcfleld re- turned to hngland after exploring along the northwest coast of Greenland, he re- ported that the in the region of Cape York tipped noinc their weapons with a metal resembling iron These na- when asked H here they got the metal, replied that it -ame from some gnat sUmes Inglelield became greatly in this information, but his efforts to locate the stones were futile Other explorers uied, but they also failed Ptary, during his i-econd visit to north- nest   surface are tbe jagged made by tbe atone hammers of the who, doubtless for generations, have chipped fragments from torse stones to give a hard point to their knives and harpoons. When Explorer Peary discovered those three meteorites they were surrounded by a countless number o! broken alone ham- mers and other implements used to chip off particles ol the iron The bases ol these meteorites, which have not been touched by the atone hammers ol tbe na eaw old, and their daughter, Ah-oee-ah, 12 years old. The others are Kee-suh, 35 years old, with his old boj, Mce-Ki, and up si, it old They will rrawin Una winter to arrange the specimens, and will return next -iimmer. fiifpnrrr Uencral George JI Uolxfwn, wno was Secretary of the Navy uneler President Grant, died on the .'7th ult, at lna residence in Tren- ton, N J, surrounded by his vv and other relatives He had been m bad health for about two yearn. U ithin a fortnight he was taken seriously ill with congestion of the lungs, which brought on heart disease and caused dentil. He leiv es a w ulovv and daughter H was in his year. The 401) employes of William Tod, of oungstown, Ohio, were recently notified 'iat their wages were increaawl 10 per cent The wigcs of the men were re- duced last fall, and the picnent increase is a restoration to the former sehcdule Other factories in 'i oiingstown which lowered wages wil boon raise them The Potomac 1'ulp Company it Pied- lont, W a lna been iwarded the con- tract for the postal cards for the United Slates Post Office Department by the I re-sent idminietration The ontiact will amount lo irlj The fruit crop in Missouri is estimated to be worth Here is mother (talc that has learned the wisdom of not putting all its eggs into one basket A destructive timber fire has be n rag- nginBig Horn county, South Dakota. G W Green, special agent of the interior department, reports fifty-four square nilcs in the heaviest timber deMroyecl. The estimated loss is over The State Convention of the Mnvsachu- setts Gold Democrats met in Boston, anil nominated Dr William tvcrett gov- ernor and a full state ticket A proposition for a 10-to-l roulution uised a row in the National Labm Con- vention, m Chicago In the convention of mayors, at olum- bu.s Ohio, an interesting was nade by Mayor Quincv, of Boston and a laper on pure read, from Nathan of New York The New York Democratic Cilv Con- cntion nominated the ticket Jgrexl upon >y Tammanj as follows For mayor, lobertA an Wyck, comptroller B. 8 3olcr, president of the council, Jacob Tr The Republican cilv convention of i renter Xcw York nominated this ticket "or Mayor, Benjamin 1" Tracj il the orough of Manlnttan, Couiptrollci, Ash- x-l P Fitch, of the borough of Manhat- tan, for President of the Council, H Moss .ppletoti, of the borough of Brooklyn. Tht> Hanover Telephone Company has eclared a facmi annual dividend of J} per .cut, pavable on and after November 1st, 897 Blnzc at AViuthluicton. I1 ire broke out in tho Central Power tation of the Capital Traction Company, 'aslnngton D. C on the night if the 9th nit, and in thirty minutes tin mag- iHccnt six-story structure was doomed he building occupied the entin block oin Pennejlvama Avenue to C btrest nd from Thirtcenth-and-one-half Street i fourteenth Street The blaze etartwl on the southwest orner, and, despite the efforts of the en- re fire department, swept like wind irough the enormous building The eat waa ao intense that the men were riven from the adjoining streets. When became cv ident that no efforts could vethe power ntatio.i, Ihe department irned its attention to the- adjoining prop. rty, but the (lames leaped acrofs 1'our- nth Street on the west to a big livery Able and then acioss Tinrteentli-and-a- jlf Street on the eabt and attacked .1 row three-story brick houses So (earful was the heat that the firemen mid not get within icacli of the burning inklings They were driven back foot y foot until the stream from tbe hose- pes could not reach the flre en- re flre department was on Ihe scene, ut so fierce was the conflagration tbat leir efforts were futile. The power house was built lour yean ago It is six stories in height, and be- dea containing tho power plant of tbe 'cnnsylvania Avenue lines of the Capital raction Company, is occupied by dotens offices. When the wall began to fall le beat decreased and the men were en- lied to get to work on adjoining prop- rty The cable lines were tied up and le electric lights of the city went out. The amount of the loss Is roughly es- mated at Emptying Quickly. In a great many small towns ami vil- lages where a sewer syttcin ia lacking, tho nmitive cesspool Htillremainsanercssitr. iver so often, too, such a receptacle must be emptied. Tlw operation a an offensive and tedious one, as usually eon- ucled in this country and m England. >n the continent of Europe, however, a ystem of cleaning cesspools which is a great improvement on ours has b en in vogue for several years. 'ith it are now being made in England, HI the Isle of White and elsewhere, and 10 most gratifying results arc reported. The apparatus employed consists ol a mrtable reservoir a powerful vacuin pump, and a device for consuming the foul gues which are hberatod during the operation. here u a great saving of time and labor ythis method, a three-hundred gallon ;esspool being emptied in from two to flre mutes, without leakage or unpleasant mall Like fire-extinguishing apparatus, is proposed tbat this shall be owned nd operated by the town or village au- lorities, although there is no reason why individual should not pnrcluio the lant and use it for hia own advantage as ell as tbe good of tho community "I said the unhappy perspiring lan, "that I could find that little boy." "What little "The one who threw snowballs at roe last winter. I'd like to forgive him Royal makca th< IMsl pu i   

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