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   Advance, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1873, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                ADVANCE JOB OlllCt r We havein this department the best of JOB AND THE LATEST STYLES OF We Execute all Work in a Manner Hot Ex celled in any Country We keep constantly on hand A LARGE STOCK OF PAPER FOH LETTEB BILL A rutt STOCK OP Caaxls of Every To all of which we wonld invite the attention of the MEECEE FEBEUAEY TIT PTMTWFTTT ATI A WIN lHJii ultluiMlJjljJr AU i Jut The Advance is Published every IN GOODTTBPS MAIN AT THE FOLLOWING BATES One year payable in 1M 50 Single A Womans Wilt thon begin thy life again O woman of the whitening hair Become a with shining train Of angel children in the ah Wilt feel thy mothers kisses press Thou cradled warmly at her feet What my vanished Eden Ah my God It was so sweet Wilt thou in blissful faith resume Thy sires fond shelter as of breathing innocent The white flowers of thy heart unfold Back to thy vernal happiness Fly like a bird on pinions fleet Might but that joy Ah my God It was so sweet I Wilt thon unlearn thy sorry And slyly peep lifes leaves feeding youngest hopes once Forget the winters thou hast seen The daisied the dove of The morning freshness round thy track Shah these return My ah yes All but the wayside graves give back thy wish Thy steps retrace be thine once more 1et shall time lead thee to the place Of tears as surely as Eekindle passions fires and view Thoir ever baleful radiance light those earthborn flames anew my Savior Take me hence Tlio Husbands The clock said Farquhar pressing her hand to her bewilderec I declare I cant exactly remember what I did with That is singular very in deed oracularly observed her husband bald headed little Am how am I to wind the clock without a Id like to kuow I never forge Did you ever know me to forget And the long and the short of the matter that I shall have to buy a new clock a new clod just at this all when our expenses are so A man with a wife and six children cannot expect to live for saic Farquhar Starch flannel yes exactly said Far Bat I have no time to argue the matter this morning And if you mercilessly per sisted you might argue from now until doomsday without al tering the state of Here is your my dear and dont forget the and Willies a Harrys and the plumbers The long business day lapsed slowly and Farquhnr returned home just as the gray shadows of dusk were closing greatly Fifty dollars clear said rubbing his palms together as he sal down by the tea Jones bor rowed it of me a month and when I heard ho had sailed for California I put it dowrr as a dead Never ex pected to see or hear from the man again and when he turned up today with r new fifty dollar I give you my word it seemed just like a And what are you going to do with it said who was fas tening the babys dont I havent thought I might go to Washington with Allen and and the other fel Yon said Farquhar dryly and I might have it for a new But I think it would be rather a more sensible way of spending the money to pay the doctors Farquhar my I dont know but that youre said and Iguess you may go around and pay it tomor The arrival of Master Tommy and Miss fresh from the broke up all further financial discus and Farquhar thrust the bill nio his vest About Farquhar awoke her husband to tell him about the burglary next Eh said little un A burglary At Mor riss what was taken Watches silver clothing every said lowering her voice to a mysterious In the dead of the family were all are are you sure you recollected to bolt the front door and put up the chain Of oourse I recollected said Farquhar a little I make it my business to recollect Go to my and dont fret And just as he was sinking off into a delicious Farquhar be thought himself of the fifty dollar ray he meditated just where the thieving scoundrels would be most apt to lay their hands upon I wish I had sent to pay the doctors bill instead of post poning it until though JL have it As a bright inspira tion flashed into his drowsy Nobody would ever dream of looking in an old boot it will be safe there un til and Ill get rid of it as quick asl Farquhar went to bed and slept the sleep of the And the next totally oblivious of the whole he arose and put on his slippers in a beaming Whats a beggar at the door he He says hes no said the toes of him are on tie bare ground Poor fellow And its a sharp frosty morning said Give him my old I was going to have em half but I guess this man needs them more than I do Where are sir said On tKe by the bed up Run and dont leave the door thats a good The beggar man took the boots and his and just as Farquhar was his over coat txvnepart for the regions of down do har entered the arquar enere e JJuut forget to give me that fifty llar before yougo for e doctor ou remembr dollar JJJJUUClj UISHJAW JVIL the doctor you Fnrquhars hands dropped to face turned a dull tallowy tint repeated he Good Heavjns its gone Gone Gone where Farquhar made a blind rush at the as if to overtake the beggar whonad shaken the dust of the thres hold off his Teet two gc 3d hours and then stood stilL It was bad enough to lose the fiftydollar but it was still worse to be compelled to confess it to his Yet what loop hole of es cape was there Ive lost said he I put it and I forgot all about it Farquhars eyes sparkled mis I thought you never forgot anything my said I am a fool confessed Farqu and a conceited fool too witli a piteous inflection o his I would like to have paid the doctors The times are But never I wont get that new over coat I was thinking This one is a little but I dare say I can make it you will get the new laughed Farquhar producing a slip of crackling brown pa per from her Heres the fifty dollar Farqnhar caught at it like a hun gry wolf at a piece of raw My dear where did you find it Where you put my the I heard you get up in the night and go prowling I perceived in the morning that you had entirely forgotten the whole and I myself took the bill before the old boots became the prey of the Here it and all I have to ask of you is to be a little more careful next My said you are a trump And his wife roguishly ask are we quits about the clock key Farquhar thought they A French Fire In December a young man of talent and education was guillotined in the public square of in the presence of a great multitude of He was a fire and during the two or three months preceding his capture tiad lit the skies of all Normandy with he light of burning farm iay and There was noth ing in his character and position to at ract suspicion to He was an as sistant teller in the Caen branch of th Bank of and waa noted for th decorum and blamelessness of his life An intrigue with a stock pi vot of which was that he the should communicate confidently to the obber information which his position n the bank enabled him to anc shpje the profit of stock speculation bunded led ultimately to a After the quarrel the younf man took five glasses of anc when night came set fire to the stock obbers destroying it and all its including the wife and infan child of the Although on he following when told of the oc he manifested more emotion han a Frenchman usually exhibits when lis neighbors house and wife burns up le was no more suspected of having oc casioned it than the Emperor or Bishop From this time forward an incendiary mania possessed le resigned his position at the bank on he plea of ill and set eff on a eisurely journey through eaving the night skies behind him red with the glare of the flames he had ecretly Nobody suspected He was an invalid well attired with plenty of and irreproachabls One night a farm sitting at a ear window of a farmhouse making ove to one of the saw a flicker f fire at the foot of one of the straw He was courting economically in lie and this strange darting mysteriously on the his girl cream and his personal stock of hair tand up like an electrified But ie rushed oat courageously and caught man whom he proceeded to pound with much energy and at the ame time raising an alarm of His urious bellowings immediately assein led all the inmates of the farmhouse s well as the They found beir captive to be a well dressed person rith his pockets full of patent matches nd divers ingenious and mysterious ppliances for exciting Vhen taken before the Maire of the eighboring village the fire bug im mediately made a frank und full confes and the sequel thereof we ave his execution iu the mar et place of Caen amid the curses and xecrations of the He had de iroyed twentyone houses and fourteen Prompt Change of A few days a rough looking mountaineer entered the Union Bail oad ticket office at and through purchased a ticket for New ork via the Kansas Pacific when e wanted to go over the Union did not discover this xintil after 10 ticket had been paid and on the agent to change the latter efused to do You wont change this wont on replied the agent if ou want a ticket over the other route ou will have to buy Very quietly the stranger twisted his cket into a small roll very serenly he rew from his pocket a sixshooter 3out the dimensions of a mountain coolly and deliberately he uck that twisted ticket into the muz e of that and sticking the thing through the window of the cket and almost into the agents and speaking in a tone that left no oubt of his said thars that ticket take it ourseli and change or Ill blow it ean through The ticket was changed id the mountaineer walked say I jest thought I could induce him i change his mind a Although the eyes of some animals ire incapable of the the and several other ie Creator has shown His wisdom and oodnessin furnishing their eyes with tousands of little and by lacing their eyes more in front of their that these little insects can see most all around them without turning leir A gentleman who has ex mined the eyes a fly that the wo eyes of a common one are composed f little through every one which it is capable of forming an mage of an Having prepared e eye of a fly for the he laced it before his and hen looked through in the manner the at a steeple which was 19 feet high and 750 and he aid he conld plainly see through every Ale the whole steeple in erted or turned upside Hinti to There are thousands of men who would be willing to abandon the use of they could Jo so with out Those who make the attempt usually find that after a day or two of total they suf fer from an irritability of the which seriously interferes with their They therefore return to their cigars with renewed and postpone the period of their emancipation from tobacco until next or the beginning of the new There of philanthropic op ponents of tobacco who profer to the smoker systems of their own by the adoption of which he can easily abandon tobacco without the slightest One proposed by a popular who is himself a reformed has the merit of cheapness and He assures his clients that they will never feel the want of the abandoned provided that upon the first day of abstinence they will take a glass of whisky when ever the hour at which they have been accusiomed to smoke On the second and each succeeding should diminish their allowaace by on In a few Jemarks thi benefactor of his the habit and de sire of smoking will be entirely broken and the supplementary whisky can be Now this plan may work very well in cases where the smoker has been in th habit of consuming only one or twc cigars per however that he is accustomed to smoke say ten cigars Upon abandoning thi he will proceed to drink ten glasses of whisky during the first day nine during the and so ii other he will drink fortynine or about four of whisky during the first week of his abandon ment of Doubtloss he wil smancipate from but he wil iave made good progress in the gloom and uncomfortable direction of a drunk ards This view of the matter is one which undoubtedly presented itself to th mind of a young man until las resided in H wished to adandon but did noi desire to adopt He therefore hit upon the happy expedient of sub stituing icewater for the latter bever During the first day of his re formatory he three gal lons of and still feeling the desire for his accustomed he ate a quantity of frozen anc washed it down with a moderate liba tion of two quarts of He went to bed with the cheerful belief that he had discovered an infallible antidote to the craving for and doubt less expected on the following day to reduce his ration of icewater by al least a It is unfortunate that so promising an experiment accidentally On the following morning he did not feel very and in spite of the aid of two physicians he rapidly grew worse and The moral of this anedote seems to be the when drank by the may supersede the carving for but only at the cost of the drunkards Whether the icewater remedy is preferable to the whisky treatment may be left to the decision of the Those who do not find that moderate indulgence smoking is running their de stroying their moral and breaking up their will prob ably regard both immediate suicide by and ultimate death alcohol as undesirable substitutes for the morn ing cigar and the afternoon A Breach of Promise Suit A young man engaged himself te a became dissatisfied with her con and at by dint of constant found his affection worn He told her and asked for his which she gave as an hon st oW And because four monfflB after he sees fit to marry some body the girl who has released lim marches presents a process at lis head and cooly strips him of his for une of while the sympathizing Dystanders There is no for the other wo man who is concerned in the the actual who is thus put in danger of to gratify a rivals There is no chance given to the poor wretch to hesitate between his money and his happiness by marrying he woman he has ceased to In all respects this is certainly a model jreach of promise of a sort that we trust to see long confined to the lati iude of where the incident we lave related took place only a short ime Old Time It would be says the Araer can or more truly perhaps the to note in what manner an aver ige architect or engineer of the present ige would deal with some of the prob ems presented to the old for such a one as that successfully olved by the Saracenic builder of the ustly celebrated tomb of Mahomet at which was as follows a building 135 on and 110 required to cover the ame with a circular dome 124 in di and weighing some or It would be curius to ob serve how many hundreds of tons of iron our men would consider it imper ative to throw into the The Sar knowing the capabilities of his asked for no iron but earlessly trusted to his and ikillfully corbelled out the square walls at the top to meet and support the cir cular and to such a bold hat at the angles of the building the projection of the corbelling measured no less than 46 AN INGENIOUS a very iimple process our American shite is now transformed into a beautiful sub stitute for The rough blocks if slate are first planed down to the required and the patterns are hen drawn upon the which are into the proper shapes and ie marbleizing is the peculiar feature n the The material is pre ared in a and the slab is let down ipon the which adheres o the surface of the The slab in an oven for one night and then receives a coat of manufactured for this especial and after six repetitions of these pro cesses it is finally removed and he surface presenting a beautiful ap So firmly united to the shite s this that it cannot be scaled r clipped off without taking the slaty particles with An Intelligent In the largest elephan ever tieen in England was advertised as just Henry th manager of Convent Garden Theatre purchased it for the sum of nine hun dred Henry Johnso was to ride it and Miss th Columbine was to play up to Youn happened to be one morning at the bo adjoining the when hi ears were assailed a strange an unusual uproar withinthe O asking one of the carpenters the cans of he was told it was somethin going wrong with the he coul not tell It had been arranged that Hen ry seated on a howdah on th elephants should pass over in the centre of a numerou group of and it was thougb expedient that the unwieldy monster tractability should be On step ping up to the which was sligh and the sagacious brute drew back his fore feet and refused to It is well known as a fact in natural history that the awar of its unusual will never trust it weight on any object which is unequa to its The stage manager seeing how resolutely the animal resist ed svery effort to compel or induce it to go over bridge in propos ed that they should stay proceedings till next when he might be in a better It was during the repeti tion of the experiment that my father having heard the extraordinary sounds determined to go upon the stage anc see if he could ascertain the cause o The first sight that met his eyes kindled his There stooc the huge with downcast eyes and flapping meekly submitting to blow after blow from a sharp iron which his keeper was driving ferocious ly into the fleshy part of his neck at the root of the The floor on which he stood was converted into a pool of One of the impatient ai what he regarded as senseless obstinacy kept urging the driver to proceed to still severer when Charles was a great lover of ani expostulated with went up to the poor patient arid patted and caressed him and when the driver was about to wield his instrument with even more he caught him by the wrist as in a and stayed his hand from further While an angry altercation was going on between Young and the man of color who was the driv Captain of the who had brought over Chuny in his ship and petted him came in and begged to know what was the Before a word of explanation could be the muchwronged creature spoke for himself for as soon as he perceived the entrance of his he waddled up to and with a look of gentle hold of his hand with his plunged it into the bleeding and then thrust it before his The gesture seemed to say as plainly as if enforced by See how these cruel men treat Can you approve of it The hearts of the hardest present were sensibly touch ed by what they and among them that of the gentleman who had been so energetic in proposing its harsh treat It was under a far better im pulse that he ran out into the purchased a few apples at a and offered them to Chuny eyed him took threw them between dis and when he had crushed them o spurned them from who had gone into Convent jarden on the same errand as the gen leman who had proceeded shortly after and also held out to him some to the astonishment of the the elephant ate every morsel and then twined his trunk with studied gentleness around Y ungs marking by his action that though he had resented a he did not forget a English Laborers in A party of over one hundred English agricultural who were induced a emigrate to Brazil in the expectation of greatly improving their appear to have been much disappointed with the results of their These laborers were shamefully deceived jy the persons who induced them to It was represented to them hat when they arrived in South America they would be received by Brazilian officials andconducted to the colony of where they were all to live to gether in a happy and prosperous com nuuity on small farms to be granted by he who would find tools and seeds in addition to an allowance of wo shillingsa day until the gathering n of the first food to be chiefly fowl and If they wished to work for instead of lolding they were to be paid four shillings a day for the first six and eight shillings a day Phey were further told that the soil was rich in lead and other tons of which were dug up almost pure and because the road to the jort was not It may readily e imagined how tempting were these rospects to the poor who had een reared in and how cruel was their disappointment when on arriving in Brazil they found themselves ibliged to live on black beans and and to huddle for shelter into sheds loorer than the meanestcottages in Eng while the fine stories of farms and jrofitable occupation were discovered to e as illusory as the promises of abundant and gold lying around loose for want of The First Hudson in Speaking of the fives us the following most interest ng table ef every newspaper per enter jnses OPrinttng 4Dio Frankfurter Ob erposUmtzs 5Weekley 6Gazettede 7Postoseh IralkesTid 0Pubhc 1Pues 1700 3News 4Graceta de 1704 1727 Ten bushels of boiled mash d and mixed with three bushels of finely ground corn will make as much pork as double the quantity fed a a raw Irish Happening to be in Ire one evening in July 1 was in vited to attend a grand I had been doing some of the interior dis tricts of and was so tired that at first I was rather inclined to excuse But before I asked a question or two Is it a big thing Never saw anything so grand in What class of women The first class the very best from the most beautiful women in the I knew how the comaion women of Ireland I had seen hundreds of themabout Killarney selling moun tain dew and goats and in fact for some time had seen almost nothing But I had seen the common class peddlers and pea I had not seen the I make up my mind to I thanked the and began at once on my hair and The number of ladies was about one hundred and Their dress was like that of American ladies on similar only a trifle more a little and the corsage a little The ladies were remarkably quiet and and I think on the whole averaged prettier than I have ever seen for the number on such an Some of our naval officers were pres ent in their stunning and were honored with marked attention and the sweetest I have written all this rigmarole in order to ray something about the physi cal development of those Irish The Irish girls we have seen in Amer ca have full fine md are altogether plump and When an American lady has shown me ler has Hew can I get such arms as Bridgets and I have work as she and you will have her the lady has generally that is not that comes from I tell you if Ihad been brought up in Bridgets I should have lad her fine but this dry American air takes all the juices out of My curiosity was on tiptoe to see now Irish brought up in this even but without would I have said there were one hundred and fifty ladies They were certainly very pretty and very prettily but taking the witness I testify that I have never in America seen one hundred and fifty young women together with arms so mall and chests so flat and They belonged to the idle and all the world over women of the idle lass have spindle arms and thin unless they become merely with their weak is a sad em will not pro uce a muscular liey are not tha appointed A Singular The following history is given an iron ball now in Cal The ball is about three feet in diame and weighs It was taken from a hole near Yolo a long time and there is a curious history connected with it Many years ago L Nelson who was noted as a lectureron spiritual ism and who believed that diamonds could be manufactured by some chemi cal or scientific process by which carbon could be tried many experi ments to accomplish this Finally he had several iron of which this is and he and other members of the Diamond Manufactur ing which he took the balls over the near Washing and tried an These large spheres were not entirely but each contained a vacuum in the in which the carbon was de By use of chemicals the application a powerful galvanic bat an intense heat was to be by which the diamonds were to be pro Like the recent diamond scheme of San a few favorites only were offered the opportunity to take stock in the They all ac companied the discoverer to the rear of where a temporary build ing had been constructed for the ex Everything was and the parties fortunately retired several hun dred feet from the The bat teries were connected by so that Underwood with his friends ceuld main tain a safe The full power of the batteries was and in a few moments an ex plosion as terrific as that of an ordinary steam boiler The iron globe was broken into and some of the pieces were scattered several hun dred Everybody was frightened but nobody was This ended the series of Underwoods It is possible that the vicinity of Wash ington is as well salted with diamonds asthe Colorado diamond but they dont lie upon ths surface and sparkle in the Underwood died several years and as nobody seems inclined to carry on the business of the remaining iron globe has been dug up and will be con verted into old Early Greenlanders in We have precise information as to the visits of the early Greenland colonists to the continent of It was indeed doubted at one time whether Old Greenland itself was not a creation of Scandinavian But the actual remains of the colony have been brought and modern discoveries have verified the ancient descriptions of the its and Besides the foundations and walls of now overgrown with dwarf wil lows and large churches and portions of graveyards have been found in the situations mentioned in the ancient Icelandic In one once a but now overgrown with dandelions and many fragments of parts of were picked up by the natives and hoarded as specimens of Bunic inscriptions have been found as far north as the Wozian Islands in latitude and the most recent expeditions have confirmed the exist ence dt all the natural landmarks men tioned by the Their veins of gold are shown to be deposits of iron pyrites the warm winds in which seem so marvellous to the ancient have been described by Sir and the hot springs of Onartok confirm the old Norsemens ac count of the boiling fountains at which the monks in Greenland cooked their Greenland was colonized at the end of the tenth and the set tlement prospered for 400 After the devastations of the Black the settlers had to recede gradually be fore the advance of the Esquimaux or and a valuable account of the state of the country just before the time when intercourse with Europe ceased is to be found in Purchas Pil Ivor high steward to the was to the northern parts of the colony to drive back the he is still standing a church where formerly our bishop dwelt but now the wild Skrffilings have all that and there are many cattle but no Christian or but all have been carried off by the the That is the hist that was heard of the doomed and no one knows the fate of the last handfnls of Danish I Items of A girl employed in a Kansas City exercise work this reduces strong full chests nd physical Work is the np ointed A Bee president of Eutgers having beneath two orsechestnut trees in great numbers of each with the head directed the tteution of Samuel ie eminent to the and series of careful observations were with most interesting It was first noted that these bees were all the same and more all males or The ase at first appe ired one of wanton the merciless executioners eing common Baltimore laking n more thorough examination f these headless it was discov red that every body was the nsect having been literally eviscerated t the annular opening made at the neck y the separation of the The in eresting fact disclosed by these obser ations that these birds had learned lat the bodies of these particular bees stingless or ontained honey sipped from the blos oms of the and so they atched the insects till they were fully darting down upon nipped off their and always at ne the thus show ng themselves acquainted with the jiatomy of their victims as well as leir and taking advantage of eth for the gratification of their love or Honor Not Sought For It appears when a lady becomes ie wife of a Chinese her amily never sets eyes on her he ascends into the clouds almost as terally as did the Bayadere who be ame the spouse of ie honor of the Imperial alliance is ot but rather the by ie great Chinese famines by a little gentle coercion ecomes if the charms any special young beauty are noised a vermilioi edictcommands her Dpearance at the In the case i the Emperor who has just been everal times seven hundred ively girls were thus brought heir attractions were carefully inspect d by two Empresses of ter deep told off the fty most approved and let the rest he fifty were then examined with still jreater a similar process educed to A like elimination rought the by successive to ten and finally five nd from these the Pearl of Love and ueen of the future as solemnly picked After so much labor and trouble the marriage ught to be a happy one if it is THE NEBVE interesting iscovery it is been made ately by an He has hit upon i method by which nerves may be tuned ike harp and brought into armony with each His theory i that nervous like musical are all liable to change of and this change is of little im ortance if all the nerves change to as by attention to diet and tem erature the evil may be corrected en masse but owing to accident or neven the general harmony of ie nerves is a disconnected ction is the and a special mode E treatment is of he rofesses to possess He calls himself nerve and con xacts to keep nerves in order by the tonth or The Horrors of a A gentleman from Blue Earth tells of an instance in driving along after the great a team of horses was noticed a little off the beaten and on examination the horses were found frozen standing on their and looking per fectly Sitting on the seat in an erect with the reins in his was the and in the bottom of the covered up with blankets and were the bodies of seven all One instance is related of a farmer who was at the town of on the day of the Not apprehending he started to go to the town 5f a few miles This was on at about 2 Nothing was heard of the man until the naxt when some of the citizens of Nico who came out to see what damage had been done by the discovered the top of the head of a horse sticking out of the An excavation was and the missing man was found sitting in his wagon with the reins in his frozen to The horse was also The man was found only about twenty rods from where his would have termi It was supposed that he be came bewildered in the blinding and had fruitlessly travelled around in a as is aften the case under such A sad case is that of a young man re turning from Canada with his At Pomme de Terre the father of the young man met the and they started for their near Fergus The storm came and losing their way the two men left the bride in the sleigh and started to find the Nothing has since been heard of and they undoubtedly The men not the bride left the and after wandering about for some time came to some where she took where she was found two days afterward so badly frozen that she cant A man and a boy living northeast of Morris went out on Tuesday to get some The team was found on but no traces of the A Norwegian named Fladerland left Morris for home since when neither man nor team has been seen or heard writers have been fond of imagining the migrations of their countrymen to the icebound recesses of the east coast of where they are supposed to remain carrying on a perpetual war with the savages in revenge for the ruin of their But this is a mere fancy which has been gradually dis and except in the books of the antiquarians and the vague rumors of the the memory of Old Greenland has long since passed A Romantic Balph a son of Com modore died very suddenly at his fathers residence in Washington some months the family believing at the time that he was On the following morning a young lady employed in the Treasury known as Miss on hearing the an nouncement of his death read from a and it was soon made known that the deceased was her In October the will of the mtide in Philadelphia in May filed in the Probate by which he left his of ten shares of Cincinnati Gaslight Companys worth nearly to his The father of deceased filed a caveat to the and the Judge ordered that issues be made for trial at the Circuit The counsel for the that the family had come to the conclu sion not to interpose further objections to the probate of the The counsel for the widow said that there was now no course to take but to obtain a ver A jury was accordingly and the issues being they returned a verdict that the testator was of sound mind at the time of making the that it was not procured by arti or undue Ten Cows for a Corners are not confined to Wall VALUE OP A GOOD young man had and was expecting daily to be ordered to the seat of One day his mother gave him an unpaid bill with the and ask ed him to pay When he returned home at night she said Did you pay that bill he In a few days the bill was sent in a second I she said to her that you paid this I really dont you know I have had so many things on my But you saidyou he an if I said I I He went and his mother took the bill herself to the The young man had been known in the town all his and what opinion was held of him this will I am quite she that my son paid this bill some days ago he has been very busy and has quite forgotten about but he told me that day that he and he says if he said then that he he is quite sure that he said the I forgot about it but if he ever he he make sUch nice playthings for It is such fun for them to aim at their little play to play war and deershooting with Of course they are not no but sometimes they have a way of going off whether they are loaded or and it is safe to say that coroners and undertakers have re ceived as many fees on account of these empty as they have from Alittlefellowtriedtofrighten another little fiveyearolder by pointing his fathers gun at The coroner thought the child might have been frightened at one but he was cool and collected enough called to see A despatch from says that authentic reports have been received of seventy persons who were frozen to death in Doug and Otter Tail Others are still and believed to be dead many more crippled for life by There are 90 woolen mills in 1 freezing hands and New or to State Neither are they made wholly by dealers in stocks and The Zulus of South Africa do not need a missionary to teach them to be Though a strong and robust they have a decided weakness for wo They have as many wives as they have means to un like many in civilized they buy not with or or estates but with or a hundred cows are given for a ac cording as the girl is young and beauti or One bold Znlo oper ator with large capital once bought up all the young and desirable girls in the market of the whole and com pelled all who wanted to buy to pay ex horbitant prices for Of course there was much and this disas trous state of things attracted the at tention of their and the recnrence of it was prevented by a which fixes the legal price of a wife to be only ten No man can col lect more than this by He may receive fifty if he but he can force no one to pay more than A COMPETENT Washing ton correspondent of the Norwalk Ga zette says It was left to the expert ness and vigilant scrutiny of a ticut lady clerk in the Treasury to de tect the bogus note which had es caped the detection of bank and been sent to the Treasury for re It came from and is said to be the most finished bit of counterfeiting yet It was a S5 and bill evenly split throngh the centre and pasted on to a back split from another and so nicely adjust ed that the five took the place of the one in the figure mark and printed the word as perfectly as in the genuine It is to bo retained as a specimen of mosaic work in LACE polonaises are among the dressy articles lately im A French fancy is to make these entirely of stripes of white inser either of Valenciennes orduchesse alternating with stripes of black velvet ribbon two inches The garment is then edged with white lace laid over and is worn with a belt and sash of black velvet lined with white This makes a very pretty over dress for the black and light col ored silks that are worn to dinner par ties and small A new process for preserving meats consists in dipping the meat in melted butter and then packing in candy store has fallen heir to in The beet sngar factery employs 160 men and grinds up 65 tons of beets per An advertisement for an industrious lad in brought out 375 claiming to be In three years not fewer than one hundred and fortyone murders were committed in New York A shrewd old Yankee said he didnt believe there was any downright cure for laziness in a man he Ive known a second wife to hurry it a citizen of and Clerk of the District is un der arrest for attemptingto fire the county buildings in order to destroy the evidences of an alleged defalcation on his Nine railroad corporations in Massa chusetts last year divided ten per two divided three divided three divided six divided six per seven divided less than and twentyfive made no The average net income from the years do ings was 6 310 per on the An old bachelor editor in his comments on tt recent moonlight incident We left our sanctum at mid ifight last and on our way home saw a young lady and gentleman hold ing a gate on its They were evidently indignant at being out so and we saw them bite each other several The ordinary weight of a fullgrown bull buffalo is about or They do yield the same proportion of available meat as the tame their skins being bones and forequarters more massive and Old fellows with horns full of would in cline the scale at The famous Morrisons 2 J grains consist of cream of and colocynth another kind of this pill contains the same besides Holloways about equally are composed of myrrh and Brandreths pills show resin of thickened juice of oil A diminutive piece of masculine con ceit was aicely put down the other even He was detailing to a lady how one of our most noted belles had taken his arm on the avenue on Sunday even ing I dont know what people would have Im he said with the air of a Oh dont alarm was the reply they probably took you for her little The fivo tests of your friend a good and live to see it back Invite him to your club and treat him to cold and find that he forgives Ask him to post a and learn that within a week he has actually done Cut a jjash in his new billiard cloth without ruffling his Tread upon his gouty and see him smiling at your An engaged young gentleman got rather out of a little scrape with his She taxed him with having kissed two ladies at some party at which she was not He own ed but said that their united ages only made The simple minded girl thought of ten and eleven and laughed off her He did not explain that one was nineteen and the other two years of Wasnt it art ful The Russian peasants are very super They cross themselves on all and the name of rever ently is constantly on their lips They never enter a room without bowing low before a holy wjich hangs in one corner of every room in a Eussian They usually a small or sacred to protect them from harm and evil in whose existence they im plicitly the had a great dis like to the species of conversation known as when sitting in his room among some trifling visitors who were discussing the weather and such like interesting he burst forth with had pork for dinner to what an odd exclaimed replied its as good oa anything you have been saying for the last half To advertise is to remind your fellow citizens of your a fact they are not under any special obligation to from the mere fact of having seen your Unenterprising and dull people are to apt to fall into Jf a man can make a busi ness he can unmake He will be pretty sure to do if he fails to use the strongest aid in his local Hide yourself in your shop ind your business will hide with A newspaper of Iowa gives rather a discouraging account of what the far mers in those diggings are or rather not Here is the Price Current A pair of winter boots costs two loads of potatoes a nights lodg ing a load of oats the wife wears five acres of wheat the children each ten acres of corn the price of an overcoat is a good fouryearold steer of a Sun day twenty fat The wears a mortgage that is worse than hardpan to the and the an nual tax rots the roof faster than In the case of Colonel who was lost on the steamer a Cal ifornia exchange informs us that the Mutual Life Insurance of San has paid his widow tho amount of his generctasly waiving an asserted nght to withhold payment for a year and a half mall cases where the body of the disceased is not If there bo any law granting such a right to insurance com it is one which is not generally known to and one which should be repealed on the earliest oppor A Missouri correspondent offers this sensible advice here is ft which many people make in coming and that is t1 ey all their money in expecting to raise grain and sell it to makemoney to support their a start at the forgetting that they have to start at the they are in a new that they have everything to there is no money insett ing graifi at the market price if they had been con less and put in a few years I all the land the   

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