Kane Weekly Blade, September 8, 1881

Kane Weekly Blade

September 08, 1881

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Kane Weekly Blade, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1881, Kane, Pennsylvania B3TABUSHED JAHVAK 1879 INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINaS BUT NEUTRAL IN NOTBONGr A no JH AB7AX01 VOL 35 KANE MKEAN THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8 1881 WHOLE NO 135 SVSI2fJSSS CARDS CENTENNIAL HOUSE at all houra Charges moderate R M Sloan Proprietor Kane Oil Ex janSly QBB A CHEESEMAN JlttorneysatLaw DUKE CENTRE PA y M S E CHBBSJSMAH anSWT JOHN BTDEN Merchant Tailor FRALEY KANE PA A large and varied assortment of OOHESTIC m IKPORTED CLOTBIHS Kept constantly on hand SUITS MADE TO ORDER ON SHORT IfOTICI GOOD FITS GUARANTEED AJto ReadyMade Clothing In Stock A good of Irunli JoiiKctioiiury liiu Cakjs for tujd fiinii Iietl Inn i iiuic alivnyxiij liuiul Ul SiUlOL iiv We il tilil i SIMON IYuiev Huucr Kuni 1u Ian j H PRESVON M IX PsSYSIVlAX ASU SVRtJKON Uflice over ding Kanp Ia it illly QltHK HiOKr i XKWrf DEPOT lo I Brandt of iinl Clinlcf liuiicry cnnsiantly oil liuncl Al IrtloBl uud PoriudiinU mi nuwseoun lor Friilry etrect ucijr 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tomeit U the plan by which I hope to merit the patronage of public I an o GOODS AND PRICES IV STOCK Nannette Let me sit ou the couoh at your feat Nan nette LetutebiUk lu the sun ol your sralla my pet There is not lu the garden a rose half so red As the rose on your cheek in its lilywhite bed Tla a rose without thorns Ill vow Nan nette Theres lu the wink or your eyes Nanuette They are brighter by far tkau two diamonds my pel Faith theyd light down a Mint from the heaven above And theyd dazzle his sight with a vision of love Hed go blind Iu tt week would the saint Nnmetts Oh your lips are like oherrlen when ripe Nannette And their taste like champagne whan tin old my pet The first sip would lutoxlcate then Ill go ball That the second would act like a brandy cocktail What ajoy for umuklnd to get druuk Nau uette Ijet me Bit ou the onnrli at your feet Nan nette Let me hear sweet strains of your sighs my pet Tls for you I wauld tight tis for you that Id lie Ill for you I would lire tis for you that Id die Oan humanity ever do more Nuunette TORK EVENINIi KXPUE53 Unas Lover A regular Amazou uxclaioied Juuius Haven shrugging his shoul ders On the very top of a load of hay with a straw hat pulled down over her eyes and a pitchfork in her hand Now cried out Mary Haven you are talking arrant non sense A man must believe his said Haven I asked for Joce lyn and the ancient beldame who was shelling neas by the kitoheii window pointed one skinny forefinger across the fields and Kuaweretl there she U a geltiu in the hay They all stirs round lively in these parts when theres a shower coniin up Guess youll ilnd her if you miross And questioned Mary Mr Haven smiled ironically f V said he you must bear In mind Ihut I was looking for a young lady not fora lurnj boys assistant BO I turned around and came home there must bo some mistake cried out impetuous Mary MyElllco Joeolyu Is a princess among women tail and slender and graceful who plays the harp and writes delicious little transcendental essays There was neither harp nor writ ing dvsk on the top of that load of said Haven very decidedly Anil pray Mary dont be offended but 1 am rather disenchanted with your malic belles after my afternoons experience Reach me a cigar please tmd dont let any one disturb me for a whilo theres Mary Haven obeyed not Ju arrived from very shah and sultan among men to be waited on and humored In his every caprice But while she found the cigar case handed the newspaper and regulated the exaet fall of the curtainfolda which should be most agreeable to her brothers optical partialities she puz zled her brain aa to how and why and wherofore the little plan of hers for an instant attachment between Junius aud Id lice Jocelyn had thus pome to an untimely standstill Its the strangest thing in the suid Mary Haven to herself I think Ill go over and see what it Low and long with gabled fronts and bay windows the Jocelyn farm house stretched itself out under the nmbrageous walnut trees with Ellices hummock swinging in the porch aud Kllice herself posed like a nymph all mauve muslin and fleecy folds of Shet land shawl lYes she was very pretty this fair haired blonde with the complexion of shellpink the china blue the dimples on cheek and chin and the white muslin she came for ward cool and composed to meet Miss Haven as if the June sun were not blazing overhead and the thermome ter did not stand it ninety in the abode So glad to see eaid Miss Joce lyu with the princess air that seemed to sit so naturally on her said Mary plunging into her subject where have you nil the morning Where have I been Believe me Im not asking from mere pleaded Mary I a reason You will answer me I Why shouldnt I said the serene one lifting her golden brows Let me was in the glen sketching the beautiful mossy boulders by the spring until the shower came up and then I sat dojf n in my own room and wrote a fewletters 1Therj it couldnt have been yon after bluntly said Mary What couldnt have been me girl with the pitchfork on top of the of And then laughing htmftiljr at her bwu blunder nfeted It must have been said Ellice Jocelyn with a slight shadow of an noyance upon her smooth brow Una the little slater who has juat returned from boardingschool Miss Jocelyu shook her head There is no end to that childs she said impatiently And papa indulges her in everything Dear dear I hope your brother wasnt very much shocked afraid he said truth ful Mary He supposed it was you of course And he said you were u regular Amazon and that he didnt care to make the acquaintance of a farm boys assistant Ellice clasped her pink uanJa to gether in sylphlike despair Its enough lo drive one said she And in the same moment a brown cheeked damsel with chestnut curls tangled around her neck and a pretty brown cambric burst Into the room like a of sunshine It isnt true said she defiantly Im not an Amazon and nobody has any right to call me a assist Una softly pleaded Kllice lifting her white palms as if to ward oil this sudden gust of breezy defiance And the hay woald have been spoiled if I hadnt helped to get it in uud poor old Hans would have been discharged for forgetting and besides wasnt Maud Muller in the poem u haymaker and did any one dare to criticize her I am mildly commenced Miss Hnven Oh dont make auy apologies said little Una with her retrousse nose iu the air and two red spots ou her chieks And tell your brother Miss Mary that J urn us anxious to make his acquaintance as he is And exit Una uot without some slight emphasis on the closing of the door How jiretlv SIH huw grown said Mury Haven ml ra tion Lo you think suid Kliiire a little doubtfully Hhe Is so dark adn so you know and then she has no cliurni of dear little Juuius Haven laughed a little when the younger Miss defiant eahHge was brought to him She need not be be said There in no sort of probability that weshall be brought into contact with each But uiau propobea aud Ooil dis says the sparkling little pro verb aud the week was not out before Mr Junius Haven strolling among the picturesque woods which surrounded the old house which the paterfamilias Haven had rented for the summer found himsolf in a ruined sawmill where tall sweot fern bushes grew through the yawning oreviccs of the mouldering floor and the sunbeams sifted like misty Ibies of gold between the cracks iu the roof above There must be a view from that said Haven to hiuiseif and springing up a slight ladder which reared itself from beam to beam he picked bis way across the perilous flooring to the window which looked out over a breeiy stretch of vale and upland where the blue windings of river flashed in the sunshine and the undulations of a distant mountain chain seemed to close up the horizon with its purple gateways As he stood there feasting his eyes upon the prospect a slight noise below attracted his ear lie hurried to the edge of the floor only in time to dis cover that the ladder his only means of escape was walking oil upon the shoulders of a stout silverhaired old man who whistled cheerfully he want Halloa he shouted Hold on there my man Where are you go ing with that ladder No response of any na ture Is the man deaf cried Haveu in a sort of frenzy That was precisely what old Hans Diefendorf was AH deaf as the pro verbial post Pretty Una Jocelyn was waiting on the edge of the ruins holding up one pretty finger Hush Hans she said Dont you hear some one calling Me hear said old Hans whose dull ears could catch Unas sweet voice when the shouting of the farm hands was inaudible to him It must be de catbirds or someone who shoots squirrels in de said Una itsa voice calling Stay here till I come Hans stood still with the ladder ou his back while hia young mistress hurried up the steep Who is it she cried in a voice as clear aa a thrushs warble It U I responded Mr Haven plaintively I climbed up and some one has taken the lad der away and I cant get Una stood with her hands clasped behind her back and the wind blow Ing her ehwtnut cvtilis about while a light under said she I understand You are Mr Haven And yon are Miss Una Jocelyn said he coloring said the girl Aud hero is an opportunity for me to be revenged You called me au Amazon a farm boys manner of names and you are at niy mercy Yes its all confessed Mr Haven Dont you think it would aerveyou said Una severely if I sent Hans home with the ladder instead of calling him to assist you Of course it said Haven So do said Una but I mean to be magnanimous Hans Hans Clear and flutelikeher voice sounded and Hans husky iUceKts replied Yaw yaw I isu Una Joedyu in the meantime stood looking at Mr Haven as coolly as if he wera n Sphinx or an obelisk or some such marvel of the universe Mr regarded her upon his part with a sort of mock propitiation and when ut last he had descended and stood ou the green turf beside his fair rescuer he held out his hand I hope we are friends said he Oh certainly i1 But she made no motion to take the extended palm Wont you shake hands with rue he asked in some discomfiture I didnt suppose you cared to shake hands with a regular said Miss Una sarcastically It was a foolish said Ha ven vehemently and Ive been sorry for it n score of times since it was Una turned to him with a smile that illumined her pUjuant face like sun shine In that case it shall be said she And Im very glad that old Hans brought the laddor here to look for my poll parrot that has been lost these two I wonder if I couldnt help find it said Mr Haven eagerly I dont said Una demurely You might They did try The parml waa uot found for he hud bum stolen by a tramp who rilipt in the Jocelyn barn two nights before But Mr Haven uud Miss Joctlyn became excellent friends in the progress of thu quest And one evening about a fortnight subsequently Mr Haven untonished his sister by saying Well Polly the name he always used when hu wan iu an especially good Ive u piece of news for you 1 have proposed to Miss Jocelyn and she has been pleased to accept me Mary clasped her humls iu delight Oh Juuius she cried rapturously But not your he tho one like an exaggera ted wax doll It ia Una that I my darkeyed ijucen of the my little compound of Bnand dew and sparkle said Mary Im sure Im very glad But she thought and so did Miss Ellice Jocelyn that there waa uo ac counting for the erratic direction taken by the current of true love General and Personal The Fredrick W Ouuu prluei pal of a famous Connecticut school guarded against the danger of a free use of firearms by the following order Never permit a boy to aim an un loaded gun at you i f you do not knock him down I will thrash you Never mind the loaded guns they never hurt any one it is the empty ones that do all the It is said that five railroad brake men are accidentally killed on the av erage throughout the country every day Freight trains are considered far more dangerous for employes than passenger trains owing to the greater precautions taken in running the latter Judge Allen who will be appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Court Bench was appointed to the Superior Court in 1S72 and is the fourth mem ber of that Bench who has been pro moted to the Bench of the Supreme Court Mr P Kaowlton who will suceed Judge Allen in the lower court is a member of the Massachusetts Sen ate He was graduated from Yale College in 1860 When a photographer asks you to sit for a picture remember he is anxious to take a negative California raises great quantities of mustard seed but cannot succeed in refining it so the bulk goes to Eng land and returns as Durham mustard There is soon to be a congress of aiv tivaccinationists in Vienna Jules Berraul who claims to have been Sir Roger Tichbornes servant In South America writes from BufTWo N ander date of August 13 1881 that the new California claimant is the genuine Sir Rogers WoodBmen have been cutting tim ber IP the counties and along Miseistippi Sound for a century or to yet the lateat forestry report that from 75 to 96 per cent of the area is wooded land The greater portion of the State It forMt the timber betog of graUtt oak and CTpnfc The Snakes of California While at Berkeley last week a rep resentative of th Call chanced to meet J J Blvere the Curator of the Uni versity Museum who knows as much about bugs and their kindred as Dr Baehr if not more and who ia better posted on snakes of the truly rural va rieties than any rnau in California The museum quite a collection of California snakes of every possible color barred and spotted and striped with crimson red and yellow and all those more sombre hues whleh simu late the color of the ground on which they lie and bask iu sunlight until the unwary picknicker and pickuickess steps on them with a scream Do you see that fellow up there said Mr Kivers pointing to a huge red snake some ten feet long and two inches thick of the kind known as a gopher snake Id rather have that fellow on my I had a than You would be astonished at the amount of vermin of all kinds they can get away rabbits squirrels in fact that heis big enough to get himself outside of aud that means a good deal al though you might uot think it to look at him You are aware I suppose of the peculiar construction of the lower jaw It can be unhinged se to speak and then the snake is nothing more than a long sack with the mouth open I have watched one of them stow away a tail and making any bones about it He com menced at the head and slowly drew the squirrel in bit by bit his teeth and jaws working on the animal somewhat as a man draws in a rope hand over hand Finally the body was safely housed aud then only the tail re slipped down in the twinkling of au eye I never realized until then why snakes were made so in to make room for the incon venient tails of the other animals pre destined to be snake meat In au im proved state of when thu tails have been off the backs of the other auimals probably snakes will be cut Do they lick their prey smooth as the boaconstrictor is said to do to make it slip dewu easily No they take it straight and with out any seasoning of that kind All these California snakes however with the exception of rattlesnakes are true They kill their prey by crushing it Huve you ever seen a gopher trying to u dove by tak ing a mean advantage of its maternal in stincts in nestling time No Well the snake will squirm up the prickly stem of a cactus plant until itgeta near the nest which Is usually nut very high up and then a long uud bitter fight begins between the dove and its mate on one side and the snake on the other The former dont always get the worst of it either I have seen a dove knock a snake clean off a cactus branch to the ground with a blow of ita wings and then the snake crawled away as If he did not want any more of that But it generally ends the other dbvea keep up an angry terrified screaming and buffet ing with their wings until they are tired out and the snake just bides his time in deadly silence until he can catch some part of the dores body in his mouth The dove never moves after seeuas complstely para lized as it He does not kill it with his fangs No he simply and slowly winds one deadly coil after another round the dove until its body ii completely en veloped in his folds and then one sin gle scraunch does the Dont they sometimes kill animals that are useful or harmless on a farm Very seldom The birds which they kill are not many after all and they are the most harmlessanimals they kill The amount of hurtful vermin which they destroy in the course of a year is incalcuable A little discrimi nating knowledge of this kind would be very useful to farmers There are numbers of insects for instance which they now class as their enemies sun ply because they are bugs which are entirely useful A State entomolo gist a very useful is if he knows his business and if the office is not made reward of seme political Are any venomous snakes in California besides the rattlesnake No there are When I am out hunting specimens I simply catch any kind of a snake in my hands ex cept a rattlesnake and him I catch in my butterfly net Rattlesnakes differ from the others in their method of kill ing their I have watched one of them killing a rat He struck him two or three times with his and the rat died in a few after kicking convulsively for an instant or so After he had struck the rat the make drew buck and waited still and motionless as a stone until the rat was dead o r until he thought he was dead He then came forward and felt hint from head to tall with his and when rat gave another kick while was surely dead Then he felt him again and assured himself this time that the rat was really dead A snake eat anything fact a live rat might be a disagreeable inmate Whether he knew that the rat was dead by the stoppage of hia heart beats or in some other manner I do not know but I am convinced that he as sured himself of that fact in some way before he commenced to assimilate the la that hairy longlegged thing I see in the case a tarantula No there are no true tarantulas in California but that is what is known on this coast as a tarantula The tar intula proper belongs to Europe and especially Spain and the firstcomers here being from that country and see ing something which to their unsci entific eyes seemed just the same aa their own tarantula they named it ac cordingly Its true name is the trap called from the curious doors they build to close the entrance of their nesta There is one of the nests You see it has a perfect trapdoor lifting on a hiage and con structed of dirt held together by some mucilaginous substance It fits tightly into the mouth of the hole which is a perfect circle Do you know it puzzled me greatly when I first came to this coast how that longlegged thing was to get into any of those small holes which as you see nre about half an inch in diameter You see his body above ris nearly as lurge as the hole and it would be necessary to take off his legs altogether to get him safely inserted in the nest I thought at first that they were endowed with the power of articulating or casting off their limbs us some animals crab for I afterwards found out that these are the males and they never go into the holes which lire and not house The female ia very much smaller and attends to all that business herself When she gets through with her husband she eats him said Mr Rivers with a quiet twinkle lo see that he does notgo wrong How does Ibis species differ from the true tarantula Do you see these venomouslooking nippers or mandibles which turn downward in this spider Well iu the true tarantula those mandibles ex tend out horizontally In front of the animal Tlmt is the main difference and the mistake madu by the flrst ctmers to this coast was u very natural one t auy but a trained At this point lie conversation broke otr so far as it related to the snakea and other reptiles of the and the reporter took his Francisco Call Negro Sayings It dont take no prophet t rick bad luck Dey dont hab no loafers in do uiar tiubox De wiregrass lubs u nigger Darn right smart liglou In n plow handle Twelve erclock ncbber ia in a hurry Nebber peud too much on do black berry blossom Dont bet on 3 UilerhiJI bofo de grabblin time Heap o good gits chopped up fum socialln1 wid de weeds Many a uicecoruHilk winds up wid nubbin iu de fall A chicken roos is tho debbuls trap an a grassy cornrow ia his flower giirdeu De morninglories aint pertickler lubly to a man wid de backache A sorebuck mule is a poor hand to guess de weight ob a bag o meal A fork in a strange road dont make a man any better Kwischun Tomorrers ashcake betteru las Sundays The Queens Cashmere Shawls Every one knows that the Cashmere shawls which figure so frequently as wedding presents from the Queen are part of the annual tribute paid by the Maharajah of Cashmere aa an ac knowledgment of the suzerainty of the Empress of India but every one does not know In what dens of squalid misery and by what a physically de bilitated race these shawls are pro duced The agriculturists and the boatmen of the delicious valley are physically a fine men robust the women fair to look upon But ia every shawlproducing village the phy sique of the wretched workers ia pain ful to observe Long of work in crowded and illventilated rooms with poor nay wretched pay have made the of Cashmere mere shadows of men It it absolutely painful to see their pallid feoee and weak illnourished forms and al though Government of India has moved somewhat to better their condi tion It is one of the few md in the or the nnrl valed Caihmere of the Persian poeto ri Why shouldnt all be glrm the rtftot otwwe their XMOHKT CHrl Birds of Prey Wonderful Storiti of a South An eagle known to the the several names of Latnmervaan and WltteKttiiaV the scientific name of which Is Aquila verreauxii is one of the finest repre sentatives of the numerous hawk and eagle tribe in the whole of South Af rioa Jet black with half the back and rump the Dutch name Witte white feathered to are bright yellow claws black very strong and curved The young birds are mottled brown Inclining here and there to black according to age A writer in the London field gays I have shot trapped and poisoned thesa of varying shades of color from callow brown to adult black Indeed tor some years I could not be persuaded but that the young birds in their first and second years plumage were of a distinct species It is called Dasiie Vaanger coney catcher by the from feeding principally on coney or rock rabbit Hyrax oa It also attacks the Klipspringer an telope darting at it when perched on some pinnacle of the favoiite hurling headlong into the abyss below into ihen descends to feed at its leisure It is a terrible pest to the flockmasters of the highgrass country owing to ita bold and determined depredations on young lambs hence the name lammer va is lambcatcher These raids are I might almost say invaria bly carried on during the breeding season which generally eommeiwea about May or June these months ing also the commencement of the lambing season I have never known them to be troublesome at any other time although I have had lambs In every month of the year They neat in an inaccessible rock or generally iu a hole or on a small ledge midway from top to bottom and quite unapproachable excepting by The vicinity of the nest is strewed witJi the remains of dead lambs kids rock rabbits youug springbucks ante lopes and numerous other The colonists having reduced quantity of game to almost a mini mum has compelled the birds to seek reprisals on their flocka anCI know a gentleman u breeder of thoroughbred slock who has bad M many as sixty iambs taken in one sea son representing a money value of about usual method of se curing their prey IH to pounce on their victim grasp It round the back with their powerful talons which are driven in with such force as to meet in the vital parts the span of a fullgrown talons being fully as wide as an ordi nary sized mans hand then they pierce the body just behind the shoulder thus securing such dainty bits as the liver lungs and heart As they nearly always hunt iu couples this renders their destruction by trapping a somewhat easy task The usual method of trapping them as follows Take the remains of a Iamb newly killed as they never de vour the whole at one meal rip it open press it down flat leavingiu much of the inside exposed as possible The trap a common foxtrap Is then set and placed diagonally on the bait covering it as much as possible If the feet or legs project they must be cutoff at the knee joints or twisted inward as it frequently happens if this is not carefully attended to that a wily bird will lay hold of a projecting leg and pull the bait out from beneath the trap thus springing it and secur ing his object with impunity I have known birds to get go cunning at this sort of game that the bait had to be buried some inches deep in the soil that no particle of it could be got ai without letting off the trap The plan found to answer beet to use three traps setting thefia so as to form a rude sort of triangle and then place the bait quite exposed in tho centre As long as the bait net ered they appear to be quite of danger and walk infotheiurround iiig traps without the least apparent sense of danger Electric Paper Electric paper may be made Tissue paper or filtering paper in a mixture consisting of equal titles of aaltpetre and sulphurto aoM It afterward exposed to dry wbeo pyroxyline tti guncotton eat degree electrical paper if heated and qutekly develops electricity but by no to the same extent pa in the nnnnitr paper preserves for length they are earily sUghtly warming the ;