Greenville Advance, May 20, 1871

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May 20, 1871

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Greenville Advance, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1871, Greenville, Pennsylvania Lean a little Little nils make Wider Streamlets swell the rivers flow Rivera themountain onward as they go Life is made ol smallest Shade and work and So mar with greatest Learn a UtU every Tiny seeds make boundless Drops of rain compose the Seconds make theflying And the minutes make the boon 1 Let ns and catch them As they pass us on the way And with true iorn a little every it ns read some striking a flower from every ere a and there a Gainst the lonely time of age I iur or by the the sunshines making hay j jus we by help of Learn a httlo every Hay once I sat in the In sight of my fathers And the flute notes that came up the meadow Were breathed by my winsome Will And the hope that filled my bosom Was the sweetest ever For from him the slightest whisper Was music to Hay But now ith the Lady Ellen Ho walks like a peer or While bin eyes say plain when he meets Im sorry for poor thing And with an air 03 As a queen upon her Never deigns to in One glance to May 0 clouds that chase the waves that onward Yon are not one half so changeful As some othr things I O mists that enwreatne the mountain Witli your light and airy Ye melt not half BO quick away As the dreams of May Yet Im glad she tell in the And Im glad herescued her For I should not want a husband As irail as the And Ill never break my heart for For the sun bas never shone On one that can blanch the roaeo On the checks of May Malonc I There are fishes still in the There arc birds upon But it all men are like Willie There is never A one for me For rather than on so weak a barque To have my lifefreight Id sit by the sea and count the A May Maione 1 From the American Odd A MOTHERS A OF CITY God only knew bow deeply that poor mother had She had given her heart and hand to one of her own station in hardworking Thai she loved her husband above all earthly was plainly for he hac been her first and only She hac long been alone in tie now she turned to her with al the worship of a passionate soul and sym pathetic She yearned for love re such as she had dreamed such as sbe felt for him and she had reason to believe that she had found One as was his he left her for bis daily He had over and over again printed kisses of affection upon her but still she clung to until tears started her and she ex claimed why is it that I can not bear this parting Dont think me fool but it seems as if I must cling to you and from very for my heart is so Am f not too happy 1 Will sucli joy last through life Playfully the husband patted her kissed her lips once and left her for his As long as possible she watched his retreating and then she turned to her household and as she did tried to sing and smile but something choked her and tears would fill her eyes in spite of all she could Slowly dragged arid the sup per hour was The table had been spread with more than usual and a dish provided of wliicb the husband was very In ten minutes he will be she murmured but at that very instant she was startled by the violent ringing of the She knew not but her heart beat with great as she pro ceeded to answer the She opened the and saw half a dozen men standing Irot one of them but they advanced into the and from thence into a little where they deposited a heavy burden they had brought with She did not shriek or but slie ap peared oven calm under the circumstances for there was the outstretched form of George husband and he moved There be no for Ibere were the very garments be had worn in parting from Iyer that But the face was so jtovered with blood that the features not be Even without a a or a she proceeded to procure and own hands she washed away the it was her husbands face but and the eyes expressionless for he was How did this happen she turning to of the Poor George fell from the building upon which he had been at just as he was speaking of his and of the ending of another week of He never spoke af ter he struck the The poor wife did not sink under this She did not even weep but there seemed to bean unnatural light in her and an unaccountable calmness about Even beside the she did not although it was found necessary to support for she could And now sbe returned to her desolate although not long to remain so for her child was As she bad it was a and as she gazed upon sbe whispered But for J could not have but for I should have been placed be side my But I have a sacred duty now to God help me to be faithful to my charge One after her usual the mother sat reading a newspaper where the description of a child having been kid was For a few moments her mind bad been and then placing her hand against her she murmured if such a misfortune should hap pen to what should I do Mine is a beautiful unless I am blinded by a mothers and I must guard him with jealous care Georgie Georgie The little one had been seated in the front and only a moment before she had heard his innocent laugh But he did not reply to the call of his and springing she sought him where he bad been He was not She was hot especially for she sup posed that lie had only a short distance from the although he was not in and walking to the first cor she felt sure she should find he was nowhere to be and the mothers heart began to beat the blood to course like lightning through her and then for a moment she felt a faintness creeping over Up and down the streets she calling upon the name of Her manner was wild in the and the deadly pallor of her face gave her an unearthly and those who saw her had no doubt but they were gazing upon a But Georgie could she find was he lost to her forever 1 attracted the attention of an of first thing he thought of was as did all that the poor woman was thorough ly and might do harm and perhaps to But in a few broken words she explained the cause of her unusual To give the mother eomobtion was THE AN INDEPENDENT HOME Published every Saturday by DUfflARS at per in MEKCEE MAY impossible and yet the assurance tbat the authorities would institute an instant and thorough brought some relief but it did not lessen the efforts of the But the night wore and from very exhaustion sho was compelled to seek her desolate But she could not Up and down her humble apartment she ever and anon calling upon her boy but no response save from the night which seemed to inoan in sym pathy for the Now she would snatch up a toy a little and press ing it to her throbbing breast and fevered would burst into tears and they were blessed for1 they relieved the and kept it from breaking Morning and an officer stood at her She hastened to admit and upon his face she sought to find the word But it was not he appeared to be an illomened who brought bad but struggled between the breaking of the and the secret which he I am said the moth in a voice scarce I am pre pared for the me fear there is no No hope No hope and she repeated the words there is in Tell is my child dead Do you know this dress and the offi cer produced a tiny She clutched and replied It is the one worn by Georgie Then all is Over Then tell me how Where is the body Where did you find this dress 1 was found down by the And the is that Only the dress was But he wore How camj it stripped Vom his person it is evident your boy wan dered from his home to the rivers and that he tell into the You see the dress is badly In it was caught upon an iron and his weight stripped it from his person for we found t hanging And you could not find the body At the time tho accident must lave the tide was running out and the corpse may have floated miles down the find him for Georgie for and the poor mother could say no for she fell fainting into the arms of he who gently placed her upon a and then summoned And the mother did cling to Day after day the passed in wandering up and down the fashionable peer ng eagerly into every examining he faces children of her hoys he saw at aajj gazing into almost every dwelling and still believing hat her child was not drowned but had ieen Several times she had been onsiderably halfsmothered cries lad escaped and she had run with all icr speed to overtake some vehicle where he had cauglit the glimpse of an infant More than once she had attracted he attention of the police by to trangc and some there were who bought her insane but as she appeared uite she was not And so the days wore and for six weeks she had kept up this fruitles he found that her savings had become and it now became necessary her to resume her She did vith a heart heavy as One morning her attention was attracted r an advertisement in a A woman was wanted in a wealthy private amily to make clothinf for a Her eartbeat as she read she knew lot unless it was ffOm the fact that mention of children caused her to whirl rfd her eyes to grow dim But at once she started for he designated the was admitted y a servant into the presence of the mis who examined the applicant closely or a few and then said My good I question the pro iriety of engaging for there is soine hing wild in your and if I am not I have often seen you rendering in this with an appear nce which indicated Are you not n the habit of drinking 7 nor do I think I am in It is true there is a heavy burden ipon my and if you are a ou can sympathize with What is the cause of your sutlering My only and darling little been stolen from You may ave noticed me in this but was searching for A deadly pallor had overspread the rich womans and she hissed through her me If eeth can not engage on are here is something to relieve but quit my bouse at once and the Avery a which vould have paid for whole weeks of iad she been At that instant a child ran into the laughed and hold ng up a exclaimed Mamma mamma A piercing shriek burst from the lips of Ayery and springing she caught ie little one in her My it is my own lost oy The little fellow frigut ned at the wild manner of the nd beginning to stretched out his ands toward ttte rich and said By this time the lady had recovered her and attempting to take the little she said I know that you are insane Give up that It is not yours you see he is afraid of Jt is my and no earthly power hall part us Give him I or I will call tbe lolice and give you in charge as a danger us him 1 say the and will call With the boy in her she made a dash for the front which she and was about to de cend the granite when she uiet an ficer face to The rich lady saw and exclaimed Arrest that She is a ind would steal my The officer attempted to take tbe hilc he said to the poor woman You get away from and if I ever itch you in this neighborhood I will lock you I have seen you around ere But I will not give up this for is she and that woman ole it from rove It is and I can By this as might have been ex a crowd had gathered and s they gleamed something of the ley demanded that each party should be iken before a where the merits of 16 case should be To this ar angcment the officer consented and in a wrt time the rival mothers were at police the rich woman backed by her husband and their whi Avery was all unless her Goc was with The justice listened to the story of Mrs and it was given as it had been re corded but with almost too muc of manner to produce altogethe u favorable Meanwhile the chil bad been kept from both we will listen to Brae the addressing the ric Calmlyh se told Her husban and herself had been absent in Europe fo the past three and had returned bu a few weeks During this absence her little was Sh was the daughter of one of the most re spectable and wealthy gentlemen in New was herself weal and the ide that she should steal the brat of any poo was simply Th person who bad presented such was evidently and was a dangerous character to bepermittcd to have her lib She should be shut up in some in sane Other witnesses were who dc clared that they had frequently observer that her actions had alway been very and that they hat looked upon her as a How long is it since your child was taken from Avery asked the A little over six At his age he would scarcely have for gotten you Now let both these claim ants go to extend their am ask him to We will see to whicl he will Both women and extendin her Avery said come to Tbe little fellow gazed upon her witl something of wonder in his anc half extended his But Brad ley instantly exclaimed come to The child turned to stretched out his little was and then laid his head upon her repeating the word Mamma It is said the Tbe child belongs to and Mrs Avery is evidently Remove her for upon that question we must have a further cried the poor and 1 will give you further proof that you are Permit me to take the child ii my arms for a few and I wil convince During his six ab sence from he has almost forgotten liis but he will soon remember 1 pray let me take the boy only for a few Give her the She took the boy in her and seated She caressed him spoke few simple such as children are1 accustomed and then and The little fellow dropped bis head upon the womans and a murmuring adding plainly the stop repeated the Stop answered the came in distinct What do you hoar asked tbe Hark repeated the With tears standing in ner Avery sprang placed the boy in a caught a bit of paper from the table and wrote a few words upon This sbe banded to the who read and nodded Then the turning to her said mamma is going to boy closed his and folded his hands across his And tha mother in slow and earnest words tbou Father of the and the widows protectthis mother and her There was quite a pause before the little fellow opened his eyes and unfolded his Then he extended them to his and clung to her with all his refusing to lie from Those words had brought back recollec and all was with him as if be had never been separated from that parent The justice held up tbe and his utterance was as he said Avery wrote upon this slip just what the boy would do when she spoke of He has done child belongs to There were few dry eyes in that court and while the true mother smiled the kidnappers were thor oughly They slunk from the and to avoid a further they left the and all trace of them But the whole facts of the case after ward Bradley had mar ried against her fathers and that father had sworn a solemn oath that he would disinherit After a time he but would not break his And to whip the devil around the he had made provisions that tbe first child should have a very large annual in and at his own that child was to receive a splendid But eleven years had passed since the and still the woman was without an The husband and wife visited and were gone three During this ab sence they had sent word home that the old gentleman was a This was not the but one of povertys chil of tho suitable had been adopUd by and was to be palmed off as their This was for pover ty was staring them in the and only the will of her father would enable them still to live in On the passage over from England the child It became necessary for them to find and on the very day of their they had stolen that of This is a straBge and events stranger that anything in fiction are occur ring every all around MURDER AND few days since the assistant editor of the Holden by who had been drinking very freely for some time returned from his office to his house to take his wife to a which was exhibiting in Shortly after entering his residence two distinct shots were heard inside the house by his and they at once repaired to opened the door and enter when they were appalled by the ghastly sightbefore Sitting up and opposite each in were the wife and bloodstained and Crazed with the whiskey he he had so long been Ihe miser able man had taken the life ot his and then ended his own miserable exis by his own THE death penalty lias been abolished in Detective Some years a gentleman stop ping at one of the hotels of Washington who upon this occasion will b called sent a letter from the ho tel to hia wife in containin The letter was not an Brown called at the Post Office De partment to make n In du time a case was made out and placed the hands of a wellknown and expe rienced for this occasion will be designated as Afte putting this and that Seeken to tha conclusion that the clerk o the hotel was the guilty and pro ceeded to demonstrate his convictions for the satisfaction of Brown and al With tbis object in hi prepared a couple of Eves apples decoys for the young mans benefit should he choose to taste Let ters from the hotel were forwarded to the postoffice morning and afternoon so Seekem first went to work on the morning but his apple turned up all Seekem then started on another tack He gave about S50 bogus to Brown and persuaded Mm to write to Mrs enclosing the and to leave the rest to The letter was written in a very conspicuous at a dinnertable at the it being so ar ranged that no one should see him Brown write the letter but the sus pected who was called upon to furnish paper and an Mr Brown remarked to the clerk that as Brown had failed to recaive thi last he must send her some at the some time denouncing post offices in general and the Washington office in he he had no doubt his money had the letters from the hotel were received at the Washington anc there was no letter for o Fifth New Seekem was feeling sure that he had trapped the thief at He went carefully through the Washington so as to be sure that there was no The not be Seven oclock that evening found Seek em at the hotel in consultation with the proprietor and It was de termined to arrest the suspected clerk al and bring forth the missing green The suspected man was called up stairs and ordered to shell out aU he money he had upon bis The clerk swore by all thats blue that he had not a dollar about o did not satisfy the sagacious so le proceeded at once to go through The only reward for his labor was a dilapidated ten cent which lie fellow said he did not know was Not to he baffled in this Jgeekem went through the clerks room and his desk in the hotel but the money could not be The poor clerk did not know what they were look ng for until Seekem demanded to know a with Browns letter all knowledge of the and Seekem was compelled abandon the job for the time Nothing more was known about Browns letter until three days after when Brown himself entered the ostoffice in a very excited state of nind and inquired for he must see it was of the utmost importance that he should see him at once A gentleman mildly suggested that if knew what was wanted he might help Brown then informed the gentleman that his wife had been ar in New York for passing counter eit and was then held under for The murder was and the hotel lerk was Something had to be done immediately or the and Seekem left that night or New visited the United States explained and irocured Browns Now for the secret of this singular On the afternoon in qries when the letter containing the bo jus money was sent tp the lerk took a walk down to the depot to ee a friend taking what letters there were in the hotel box along with and dropped them in the postal car at lie train leaving at 7 Browns letter reached New and she subsequently went out Ihe tendered in payment bogus nd the storekeeper she of ered which was also lie dry goods dealer informing her that oth were Then sha showed iim the remainder of the 50 that was eut to and he pronounced the rhole of it Meantime a clerk had ieen dispatched for an and Jrown was taken into The ady protested in and was taken to where a friend of downs gave bail for the wifes appear nce for The husband vas then and the remainder is old Seekem never heard the ast of that batch of connterfeit Let In the Henry Ward in an arti le in the Christian on mistakes our specifies the exclusion f sunlight as She says We wish the importance of admitting e light of the as well as nilding these early and late could e properly impressed upon our house No article of rorniture should ever bo brought to onr homes too good r too delicate for the sun to see all day His presence should never be ex except when so bright as to be uncomfortable to the And a walk n bright so that the eyes re protected by a veil or when inconveniently A sunbath is f far more importance in preserving a ealthfnl condition of the body than is enerally A sunbath costs othing and that is a for eople are deluded with the idea that lose things only can be good or useful rhieh cost But remember that ure fresh and omes kept free from will se nre many from heavy bills of the dpc and give you health and which o money can It is a welles ablished fact that people who live mnch n the sun are stronger and more ealthy than those whose occupation de rive them of DET has been a mod rate activity in the dry goods market uring the past the sales mainly epending on orderswhich have been ery largely All fabrics com dsed mostly of wool are very the material being in no and here being prices will be There were imported into few York dating the kst month worth of dry against for the same month in The Tehuantepec Two corflrannications are publishe one of the of the Commission appointed by th Mexican Government to wit the American surveying In th first of he says I have off cially informed yon of the results of our which are very satisfac becanse they manifest clearly the practicability of supplying the projected canal with a sufficiency of prin cipally from the river Goatzacoalcos Although the distance that the wate has to be brought and the difficulties o the soil will render the work believe that commercia reasons the United States will prefer this to any other All our efforts now are toward presenting the project in the most convenient and economical manner We Mexicans are especially interested in studying the question under all pos sible and in proposing all th measures we can for its ii view of the great influence which it wil exercise on the future welfare of our In the second of Senor Fer nandez reports as follows The main course of the Goatzauolcaos runs in mani parts between mud form ing heavy in which the water rushes with grert but as we as eended stream we noted that the bed of the increased in and the bight of the cascades with out materially decreasing the volume 01 Above the Eiver Blanco we found no other affluent of and it appears that the river makes no great curves from its main The measurement of the mnde and 7J miles above the confluence of the gave 37 cubic yards per sec a quantity which is estimated as sufficient for tie supply of the canaL When we were on the left bank of the near 21 miles east of Santa the barometer indicated nearly the same light of water as the At this point the natives of Santa Maria refuseo io proceed and returned to their obliging us to retreat for want of we obtain ed an important namely that he Goatzacoalcos can supply the water required for the canal at elevated there is a wellfounded expec ation that upon ascending the river an iltitude of greater bight than the Tarifa able lands will be found with an abun dant supply of With the view and to ascertain how to conduct the water most conveniently and with some members of the American las again left for the and will exe cute this branch of the In the mean time I shall employ myself and the Commission under my in ixploring the rivers Chicopa and which we have not ns yet and will return to The re eonnoissance of the lakes of the South IBS been commenced by the officers of American ship of who were sent for that Two Men Kill Each One of the most remarkable personal rencontres ever recorded in the annals of this city occurred on Tuesday resulting in the instant death of the notorious William and of the equally notorious Jesse Jose shotBobinson fatally through the ody and then The dead man as t were without heeding the cy hand of his cr the bread upon whose very brink he with his lost agonies of exer emptied his revolver at his nflicting wounds which proved instantly after which he himself almost in tantly Since the event this Community Breathes as many Citizens of Jefferson were constantly apprehensive of violence from one or he other of these Several suits against them in the name of the State of Texas will abate on account f their Several of these indict ments were for assault with intent to It is a curious lose and Robinson were both convicted f murder by military commissions and entenced to The findings in lie case of Robinson were disapproved ly General and he was set at Texas WOMEN rs PABIS PBEPAKING TO letter says We hope gainst in awaiting a bloodless ermination of the Women are eginning to take an active ccording to all past experience of Trench whenever the gen sex rouse themselves to mans cruel st work the end is sure to be a sanguinary Ciloyennes meet nightly in solemn enclave at their different and ssue appeals and inflammatory pla When our fathers swords are locked and when our sons and nsbands have bitten their last ur place will be upon the barricades rith picks and and upon the ousetops with stones to hurl upon the So runs the concluding sentence f one of the last of their print don very red paper to designate the edness of their Others ropose plans for a more elaborate sys eni of suggesting the plant ing of mines at the corners of the o as to bury all Paris simultaneously a Sardanapalian heap of in the vent of failure or Notable English To this day it ia clearly known why the cheese made in Cheshire differs so much from that made in other conn ties the Cheshire folks are glad that i does becanse a good price is thereb always obtainable bnt dairy farmers d not agree in their explanations of th The we are has th curd separated from the whey by mean of rennet the curd is repeatedly brokei and strained the cheeses are mnch press and are placed in wooden boxes which have numerous holes bored in them through these holes sharp skew ers are stuck into the cheese in every di so as to drain out every particl of UnRss the whole cheese be comes a solid mass without any admix tore of it will never earn the name and fame of prime This is one reason why cheeses of exception ally large dimensions are so difficult to make the trouble of getting out th whey is almost while its presence is The dairymaids must be healthy and tidy as well as ex pert for until all the modifications o milk into 3Urd and whey are very slight changes in the at mosphere and condition of the dair may bring abont important and injurious It is known that Cheshire dairy maids are soughtfor iu other in a belief that the exeellerce of the cheese depends much upon Ful in his adverts to a the same time qualifying it with the pro viso Cheshire doth afiorde the bes cheese for quantitie and quolitie anc yet the cows are as in other loused in Some essaied in vaine to make the like in tuoughe they fetched their kine and dairiemnid es it seems they should have fetchec their grounde wherein is surelie some occult excellencie in this or else so goode cheese will not be the rear Something abont In treating of the characteristics o in The London Mechanics Deinbinsky says gold is soextreme y ductile that a grain of it is capable of extension over on area of 56J square Gold is employed for gilding he surface of brass and silver ny the following diflerent processes Sot gilding for the the brigbJ French gold for ornaments of all kinds he metal to be gilded is first washec wifli a solution of nitrate of mercury or amalgamating wLich gives a sil very surface to this surface an amalgam of gold and mercury is from which the mercury is driven off by The color is then brightened by burning t on Calders formed of ver digris and blue vitriol it is then polished ind brightened by a boiling solution ol common salt and cream Some adepths heat the article on a bot iron ilate provided with small ind when heated apply some solution ol odine and yellow ochre with a 3erman gilding of silver is performed yy a solution of gold in nitric to salammoniac and alembroth a salt formed by salt and ammonia ind corrosive sublimate have been This solution of gold evaporates o the consistency of and is then applied to the silver both of which t but they appear gilded on eing Gilding is also performed jy rubbing the metal with the ashes of inen rags which have been impregnated with a solution of Wet gilding iy merely dipping the work in a solution if Gilding by the wellknown irocess of A Mirage in Mobile The day was and partially The vessels in the bay were ttended by images of themselves hang ng above them in the and generally distorted and There one plendid exception to this Far up lie fifteen or a bark at her pper spars being Immediately bove her hung an inverted image of distinctly visible and perfect in 11 its but with its masts pointing and its hull Imme iately above this to oated a third presentiment of the same restored by double inversion to its roper The two phantom arks were distinct and clearly defined le real one was Away in le farther distance the cloud that hung ver the bay was on its utmost with the images of white the riginols of which lay entirely beyond le range of Some of these aerial holographs from the direc to be taken from vessels at or very ear the Mobile thirty miles BOILER eminent onle gives the full weight of his opin on on the side of those who believe n nearly every instance of steam boiler rupture takes place simply ecause the by wear or ms become unable to withstand the or inary working Various hy set up to account for explo are worse than as they di ert attention from the real source of One of these fbich attributes explosions to the intro uction of water into a the plates f which were heated in consequence of eficioncy of Jonle regards as uite inadequate to account for the though allowing tbat weak boilers may e exploded at the moment of starting le in consequence of the swel ng of the water through renewed ebulli throwing hot water over the healed The absolute necessity of em loying the hydraulic test periodically e considers so well established that its eglect involves criminal whose rep tation for veracity was not very nee ventured to differ with an old doc xr of divinity as to the efficacy of the use of the rod said the THE TRUE or beacon light that shines over a few leagues of the ocean and now and then saves a vessel from does but little good when compared with the polar star which guided the daring mor tal who first launched a boat upon the and which still shines over the whole northern a star of good omen to every benighted sailor and Yet would yon for this reason abolish the lighthouse And how small and insignificant is the light of the polar star when compared with the light of the sun at enlightening every habitation and cheering the hearts of all men But would you blot out the polar star from the heavens because its light is small when compared with the sun no yon would let the lesser lights shine because they are of use to the though the greater lights are mnch more and tbe same reasoning holds good in relation to THEY WOTOD little girls who had buried in a garden in Ports the dead body of a pet after sent one of their number into the house to inquire if people didnt sing at On being told that they often the mes senger ran and in a few minutes the three were seen standing hand in hand aronnd the little gravely singing Shoo dont bodder report of of Emigration of New York for last week shows the total number of emigrants landed to be during thejpast four of all nationalities have been landed the four largest of these are Besides these there are abont detained in quaran a great of whom are Halls Journal of Health says a sixpenny eaten leisurely in the it better for yon than a bolted Ventilation of The in reviewing the repor of the Royal Sanitary says The basis upon which a system of ven tilation of drains must be is th consideration that sewage consists o two the one liquid the sewag proper and the other the f on air liberated by the decomposition o sewage and as these two kinds of fluii travel in opposite on by and the othe by reason of its having specific gravity than tbe atmosphere a least some of the component gases have and those most injurious to i follows to construct channe merely for the one without com pleting tbe work by providing an exi for the is to make an imperfec work for as the formation of gases can not be prevented in the sewers am they will accumulate in tbj higher parts of the drains and those are in and close abont the unti their elastic force drives them through the traps and soilpipes into the bouses unless a ventilating pipe be so counf cte with the drain as to carry off those injuri pus A has succeeded is to carry up from the head of every housedrain a of three or four inches to the top of and a few eet above the highest part of the rooi the The eruption of the con 5ned gases will not then tend to force hemselves through the but wil ieely ascend the channel provided for and when they make their exi irom tbe month of tbe above the become sufficiently dilutee with atmospheric air to become harmless a the dwellers for they have the pudency to still further they become practically anni The Yacht About two months ago it was rmnorec ihat the oncefamous yacht for merly the property of Commodore of the New York Yacht lad been lost at and it is now re sorted that the rumor was set afloat at hat time to cover up the murder of the laptoin and the seizure of the vessel by he At the conclusion of her rac ng tbe Maria was and was altered into a working After mak ng many sucessfol trips to differenl Southern and gaining a greal reputation for tbe Maria was chartered by a Southern and on the 12th of sailed for under the command of The vessel was last heard from in when she reported at laving her Captain and all hands Since tbat time no report bos been re ceived by her but it is said that wo seafaring men recently arrived in Slew state that the Maria is running ne Cuban blockade from a Southern under the command of a Spanish and that rumor is current to the fiect that Captain Martin hod been mur dered by bis Captain who has been to it is bese and has taken steps to nsure her seizure by the United States Consular authorities in San Domin New Providence and The Jovernment has it is ordered he United States cruisers to look out for he A MURDER MISTERY he fiendish murder of Charles a respected citizen of fifty living n a fine villa about a mile and a half rom is compared in many of its features to the Nathan tra Friend had walked alone to in the and when re urning along tbe jand within mlf a mile of was approached rom and a fearful blow from a lub dealt onihe back part of the rushing the skull and felling him to the A train the who lurked dragged his victim upon the but etaining still strength and conscious succeeded in crawling off the rails ast in front of the Soon lie felt limself as if by a friendly and led across the bridge and to nis own Here be was again as ulted with the and his nose and heekbone smashed He was able o cry and being heard and carried o the lived long enough to des ribe the circumstances of bis nd to assert his belief as to the o clue to the real criminal is yet A Tongh An Ohio traveler is telling tue follow ing story at Her name is rairie She says she baa walked 1 the way from San Francisco to Day on that she is fortynine years of age iftt her fathers name was Armstrong nd that he was a Wyandot ler sbe was a daughter f Russell Chaplain of the Ohio In when Kving ear sbe was stolen by omanche and carried to the ecent Territory of the age of she was married David a by whom e became the mother of eleven chil Her husband afterwards joined le and she stayed with the They murdered the ate leir and danced in their lie afterward taking tbe long alk above and is in Ohio find out her having an aunt ving in Facts and of thin material are tdbe elaborately with velvet and The Red 61 feated the by of to There ia a man at Niagara Falls now who has succeeded cheating It is asserted that a great dealof the mischief in the world has beenwronght by Homely CyriHe Dion played two games of bil liards with Samuel winning receives every day from 100to 200 barrels of pigeons by theSb Paul Roman Catholic Ohnreh is re own worth oi prop erty iu the State of New A new called blue green or pea cock is very fashionable for bon nets and costumes this The latest style of bracelets is com posed of fonr strings of large gold with a diamond or paarl and jet with fancy are now worn as ornaments in the with the addition of a lace Many ladies give as an excuse for mar rying for money that they seldomfind anything else in a mannowadays worth for circusgoers Why is the ele phant the most sagacious of travelers Because he never takes bis off hia Tbe oldest bouse in Connecticut hav ing receatly been knocked into splinters By a stroke of the next oldest ionse is Little Dicks mother asked him what and of nuts she should buy for me can crack em with my A new style of earring is in the shape of a the of which ingle pleasantly at every movement ol he wearers r A Canada man Aprilfooled his jntcher by paying a debt nineteen years The butcher is waiting for Several others to do the King William of Prussia is a practical All bis family are obliged to lave some He chose to be a and wrought at the case three A woman has died in London from drinMng twentysix glasses of Che liquor was stolen from a ind the man who gave it to the deceased s in A Cleveland merchant lately received package labeled 1 box t took him some time to decipher the he fact that the inscription meant a box of tomato Tbe last word is the most danger ins of infernal Husband and wife should no more strive to get it than hey would struggle to get possession of a lighted Owing to the peculiar arrangement f the no piece can be re was the answer White received rom his landlady upon asking for a sec md piece of pie at Statistics show that there is about nine imes as much coffee consumed in tho Jnited States as in Great and early three times as much tea consumed in Great Britain as in tbe United The Sunday School Workman thus de fines true criticism To be at kind to he yet To je and very To direct he criticism in such a way as to effect a The capacious maw of Chicago and uburbs absorbs every year jonnds of buffalo of over and 00 A Boston lady recently consoled ber elf while enduring a dentists jy counting the blows struck by the ittle hammer used in driving in tlie fili and reached the surprising number f three The editor of a western paper savs We cannot exist any longer on fire maple sugar and We bid onr patrons and offer for ale two hundred bushels seed lightly It is after tbe high prices at linens have been sold for a few to know tbat a Ml of twentyfive er bos taken place tltis lough it is rumored that an advance as taken place The Russian title of Czar is sup osed to be derived from and ignifies an absolute The Cazro viteh is the oldest son of the eir The vitch is a Rus lan termination witb that The likeness of Silas Wright will be IB vignette of the new Treasury Edward Stanton of the S100 Thomas Benton of tbe exPresident Harrison oi the 00 Anson Burlingame of the and John Andrew of he A observing an ordinary ollerrnle on the took it and n inquiring its was It a rule for counting He urned it over and up and and at in a paroxysm of affled he How in le name of do you count bouses th this Bob did you say that my ather bad not as mucb sense as Billy miths little yellow dog No I ever said any sacb 1 never said mt your father had not as much sense is Billy Smiths little yellow All I laid tbat Billys dog had more ense than your father thats all I ever its well you didnt say be I tell a hundred and Ety by nongbt add twothirds of ten o ends my said the if you divide anything by it makes growled itter Does it rejoined the Macanlays schoolboy would have been hipped for such a display of ou may learn some unless on mend your that infinity is not C is a is it and is a hundred and fifty divide them y and we get Add two lirds of and then we have O ends my The second is a little sum in arith so it is useless for Aloes to at empt ii Two clerks are offered an addition to leir salaries one has a rise of five onnds every and the other ten ounds every two years which of them las the better and by how much The number of communicants belong g to the Presbyterian Chuich ia the rjhcipal cities is as follows Phfla New St PUGET Indians of Puget ound will not kill a crow or a be ause it embodies the ghost of a defunct boriginaL Thunder is made by the ipping of the wings of a mighty bird in ursuit of fiery which it ence tbe disappearance of what people not well informed call chain This Ingens avis is called Thunder His digestion must almost rival that of the consumers of that delectable fluid known as Jersey The ef fects ore not quite so howev for the legend does not state that it makes bfrn a robber of his mate or his They drive the devil out of women by firing off and making all sorts of infernal The Indian who is guilty of being the father of is driven into tbe woods to abide alone for three Trip lets condemn him to perpetual bush Tbe result is that acaong the and Osett tribes on Neah Bay there are only 80 children to 200 adult Among them tbe old are held in light owing to the fact that tbe older an untutored human animal gets the worse he WE HOPE n is talented bugi gist out West thinks the potato bug will not vex the soul of frugal farmers tbis He says the bug diesafter laying its The warm late lest deceived the bugs into lay ing all their which they should have deferred until the lying dormant during the The bugs died according to and the frosts of winter destroyed all their It is that the bugs will turn up all right when the ;