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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - July 8, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                11 i I|JI 18 ninth year-no 1 . lock haven, pa.. tuesday, july 8. 1890. pbice-two cents evening express FIVE YEARS FOR ARCHER KINSJLOB BROTHERS---PUBLISHERS . CURRENT COMMENT. Cun.i has bought fourteen Krupp bat teries for $500,000, aud now it is charged that there was Krupption in the purchase. As sew States come in too Democratic hope uf capturing the United States Senate goes {ilimmeriug-and that is where the shoe pinches. _ Tut. majority for the Kepublioau State tioket next November ia being estimated by clobe political observers at not less than forty to fifty thousand. Ex-Senator Wallace, it is reported, will go to Europe again this summer. It would not be surprising if his business should keep bim there until November. Surj'orteks of Governor Hill's Presidential scheme should take notice that not a oonveotion of Democrats has yet given him tbo slightest euoouragetneut-on the oontrary all have endorsed Cleveland for nomination. Since the coinage of our present silver dollars began, twelve years ago, the Government has realized a seigniorage or profit cn the sum coined of more than $05,000,000. If there bad been free coinage during this lime all these $65,000,000 would have gone into the pockets of the silver kings and other private individuals who had silver bullion in their possession or were able to buy it. Last year the profits were nearly ten millions of dollars, and every penny of it would bave gone to benefit the miue owners. If, as seems most likely, we will coin $50,000,000 or $54,000,000 per year hereafter, the annual profit from free coinage would be at least $20,000,000, or double what it is at. the present time. AGREKHKST ON SILVER Maryland's Ex-Treasurer in Stripes Behind Prison Bars. TEE OLD MAN ADMITS HIS 0EIME The Conference Committee Finally Beach a Conclusion. Washington, July 7.-The couforrees on the part of the two Houses this after-nooj reached an agreeemeut on the points of difference on the Silver bill, This result, wMoh was hardly expected to be reached bo soon was brought about in this way: After the first ineffectual conference last Thursday the Republican members of tho House decided that an agreement could be more speedily and satisfactorily reached by a party consultation rather than in a conference o^en to both political parties. Accordingly Senators Sherman and Jones and Representatives Conger and Walker eotered upon the task of drafting a compromise measure. They progressed so rapidly in this that the conferrnoa substitute wa*. completed in all essential points nave odc, and was sent to tbe printer yesterday. Ti e one point left open related to tbe amount of silver bullion to be purchased. Messrs. Sherman, Conger and Walker thought fefaat four million ounces monthly would be a fair compromise, but Senator Jones declared for four and a half million ounces. Such was the state of affaire this morning when overtures were again made to Senator Jones to accept four and one-fourth million ounces. . The western Senators were in receipt of telegrams to hold out for tbe full amount, four and a half million ounces, aud to ioBist upon a speedy disposition of the bill. So- tbo overtures were rejected, and when the proposition was made to take up the Tariff bill in tbe Senate this afternoon the silver men manifested their power to check the flow of party legislation unless their demands were met. Soon afterwards the Republican membsrs of tbeconferenoo were again called together. The words "five hundred thousand" were added to tbe four million ounces contained in tbe printed conference substitute, and tbe agreemeut was completed. Senator Sherman speut a few minutes in drafting the informal report to the Senate, and then notified tbe Democratic member*, Senator Harris ;ind Representative Bland, who happened to be in tbe Senate chambers, that another conference wan to be held. This time tbe Conference Committee wan in session about half an hoar. The agreement wan formally ratified, although tbe Democratic members refused to sign the report. Senator Sherman presented the report f> tho Senate this afternoon, and gave notice that he would Cill it up for action to-morrow, as the report must be acted upon by tho Stuate before it can be considered in tbe House. Chairman Conger, who* will make tbe report to the House, could not say when it would be presented to that body, but is disposed to have speedy action. He is well pleased with the outcome of tbe conference, aa indeed is (.-very one connected with it except the Den-ocratic members. Clean Out the tirc�u Mold. From Iht. Norrlstowu XicmM. Diseatvd and death lurk hIho iu cellars and kitchens wtero accumulations of vegetable or animal substances arc allowed to gather. IMeHdit Guilty Iu t'otirt. Hears Ilia DooiiiTro noancod uud In at Once Taken to the prison-The Fall of it Once Prominent and Honored Cit'ien-His Words in Conrt. Baltimokk, July 7.-Ex-State Treasurer Aroher came into court to day, plead guilty to a charge of embezzlement of the funds of the State aud was sentenced to five years in tho penitentiary. This sudden and unexpected eudiDg ol tho case caused considerable commotion in all circles. The trial of the case was set lor to-morrow, aud a large number of witnesses had been summoned. Mr, Archer, however, decided not to stand a trial, but to plead guilty. Accompanied by bis son-in-law, State Senator Benjamin Silver, Jr., he came into the city from his house near Belair this morning, and after a consultation witb his counsel it was decided to go into court immediately and end the case. Judge Stewart and tho State's officers were accordingly no.ified. Mr. Archer in the court room seemed bowed down by tho realization of his terrible position. He looked extremely careworn and haggard when the indictment charging embezzlement was read, his counsel read a statement, signed by Mr. Archer, pleading guilty aud throwing himself upon the mercy of the court. The statement was in part: '*! desire here, in the presence of this court, to acknowledge that I am guilty of the offeuce charged agaiuut me in the indictment and also to confess that I have been guilty of a great sin against Almighty God; the sorrow and misery which have been caused by my conduct is shared by many, but no blame for any part of it is attached to aoy one person but myself. It is all mine and mine alone. No part of the State's money or securities was ever used by mo in gambling, stock speculation or political purposes. Nor have I at this time a dollar of it left. I therefore submit myself to the good judgement and mercy of tbe Court." Immediately after sentence Archer was taken to the penitentiary. Archer is now in tbe uospjjful of the penitentiary^ wreck physically and mentally. Ho was so weak wbeu he arrived at the prison gate that be bad to ba assisted up tbe steps. When tbe warden appeared Archer iouBed himself, shook hands with him aud said: "I have come over here to obey the roles and to do whatever I am told to do." This is the only remark he made. He was then registered in the penitentiary book, and was shaved by tbe prison barber. His long, wavy grayish brown hair and beard were shorn off and be was conducted to the bath room. A striped suit was w�s given him in place of his citizens clothes, and Warden VVeyler read the prison rules to him. Archer never said a word, merely bowed his head in token that he heard what was said to him. CAKI.NO  FOU TUB PEN NIKS. BASK   IS A I-1.   RECORD. The Three Organizations and Their Stand-ins to Date. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Bruoklyn-Brooklyn 4, Cleveland 2. Philadelphia-Cincinnati   3,   Philadelphia 1. New York-Chicago 4, New York 1. Boston-Boston 8, Pittsburg o players' league. Boston-Cleveland 9, Boston 5. Philadelphia-Pittsburg   11,   Philadelphia 5. Brooklyn-Brookl>n 9, Chicago 0. Now York-New York 18, Buffalo G. Standing of the Cluhs. national leaguk. Won. LrOSt Cincinnati.......12   20 Brooklyn........'.V.i   21 PhllHd'jliibiu...3S *2!i Uotttnu.............:{"    U7 Won. Lout. Ctalcazo............:� New York........a Cleveland........1 Pittsburg.........II PLAYERS* LEAGUE. Won. Lost. " Piltabu-E Won, Lout. SI    2!) New York........:jl Cleveland........'la    '12 Buffalo.............17    38 Bonton....... Chicago............B(i 'Jo Brooklyn.........:tl HI Philadelphia...;*;! 32 american association. Won. Lost, i Won. Lout. Athletic...........41    21   iColnmbus........Xi    ;io Louisville........:i)    ZH   [Syracuse..........27    31 St.. Louis..........31    IU    loiedo..............25    BX Ktichester........M   Ei)   ' Brooklyn.........10    14 The American Flag Insulted. Hamilton, Out., July 7.-On Friday last at Mount Hope, Undertaker Joel Smith hoisted the stars and stripes over his residence iu honor of the Fourth. A neighboring farmer requested its removal but Smith declined, whereupon the ilug was riddled with bullet" and divided among tbe croud. A second (lag raited by Smith met a similar fate. Tbe Ore insurance companies have not yet finished celebrating the glorious Fourth. A Xnvrl plan Adopted  by a Detroit Savings Bank. The Ddtroit Savings Bank has adopted a plan which is novel iu this country, but is in use in the postal savings system in Europe, for gathering little savings aud bringing the advantages of the bank within the reach of everybody. Ageucies are selected in various parts of the city, such as drug stores, groceries and other reputable places, where adhesive labels of different denominations and colors, resembling postage stamps, will be sold. Cards corresponding in color with tbe labels will be furnished upon which the depositor will affix the labels as they are purchased until the twenty spaces on the cards are filled.- For instance, Buppose that a depositor determined to Bave 5 cents per week. He is furnished with a oard corresponding in color with the 5 cent labels. He purchases the label weekly at the nearest agency and affixes it to the card. When tbe card is full it is worth 91 and is then sent to a savings bank for deposit, where the amount is entered upon tbe usual deposit book. Labels will be for various convenient denomiations, making the cards when filled even amounts, as $1, $2, $5 and so on. It is expected that the agents will do the work as a labor of love and public benefit, though small commis. sions may be paid. This system brings the savings bank to tbe people who need it most. We have 5 cent savings banks now, but comparatively few people will take tbe trouble to go to tbe bank to deposit a few cents. It will be a very easy matter, however, to go to tbe nearest drug store or grooery and purchase the label, and the method envolves no risk, except that of keeping the deposit card safe till it is filled.-Springfltld Union. Bl� Timber in the Northweit. From the Seattle Press. Capt. E. Farnham, the pioneer lumberman, Bpeaking of big timber, eaid: "I think the biggest stick of timber ever cut on Puget Sound was gotten out at tbe Port Gamble mill ten years ago. It was 140 feet in length, and 30x30 inches square. It was shipped to China, where it was cut up into spans for bridges. I was on board the vesBel on which it was shipped. The timber protruded over both tbe bow'and the stern." 'What was tbe idea iu shipping such a stick?" 'Just simply to have the name of cutting the largest stick ever got out on Puget Sound." "What is the largest stick of timber that you have ever seen?" "That one was. At tbe Woild's Fair in London I had dinner iu a house made from the bark of a redwood tree, which was cut in California. The house was two stories in height, and was eighteen feet in circumference in tho^pper story." "How large a stick do you think could be cut on Puget Sound?" ! I think it might bo possible to get out one perhaps 180 feet long, and 30x30 inches square at the smal Tend. Such a stick could j not bo found near the coast, however. One ! would have to go into the interior for it. A great deal of care would have to be ex- | erciscd in cutting it, to prevent its break- j ing when it foil.  If buou a stick were cut I have no doubt it would bo the largest stick of timber evor cut in tbe world."     j The largest tree in the world is in Man-; posa, California, It is called tbe Father of tho Forest, and is 450 feet in height It is a fallen monarch, however, and it would be impossible to cnt a stick of timber 150 feet io length from it, as it is partially decayed. ! Calming � Mother's Fears. From the New Y'ork Times. A boy with tears coursing down his cheekB was led by an excited woman into tbe office of an east-side physician a few days ago. 'Can you save him. dootoi?" demanded the woman in a trembling voice. "What's the matter with   the boy, madam?" responded the doctor. "He's swallowed Bomo money." "How rnuoh?" "A cent." "Old fctylo or new?" "New." The doctor gave a sigh of relief and then, smiling upon the woman, he said: "Don't be alarmed, madam. Wipe tbe little fellow's eyes and take bim borne. Ho'U not die this time. But let me give you a bit of advice, madam. Make that boy of yours understand that if he roust eat money be is to stick all tbo while to the lowest denomination." TO-DAY'S TIDIN&S TERSE TOLD AU the Late News and Views of the City Up to 3:00 P. M. PE00EEDINGS  OF CITY   COUNCIL Joseph Shannon, aged 03 years, a wealthy farmer of Beaver Falls, Penna., was swindled out of $9,000 last Thursday by two sharpers, by means of tbe old card gnrae. A man earned Harper and his confederate iuduced Shannon to pick out a card, and then told him he had won 9,0U0, but before this money would bo paid over he must produce that amount to prove that he could have paid if be had lost. Shannon weuL to the bauk, drew themonoy and returned with it. The sharpers then took tbe cash from bim and left. The farmer, has offered $5,000 for their apprehension. > Fire at Haramersley Fork-The Poor of Lock Haven-Niuety-SI* Id the Shade- Swest Music-An Italians Sadden Death -Blown Up With Dynamlt*-The Fire* works Flzile. At the regular meeting of City Council last night tbe members present were Messrs. Scheid, Haberstrob, Kiatlet, ftlos-ser, Seid, Ely, and President Smith. A resolution offered by tbe Finance Committee for tbe enforcement of the collection of delinquent taxes, and appointment of assistant collectors was adopted. A resolution offered by the Poor Commit ee regarding accounts of the city with Insane Asylums, and for the collection of balances duo the city was adopted. The report of the Overseer with reference to Rudolf Welty, an inmate of the Poor House, was adopted. The Finance Committee reported bills and salaries for the mouth of June, and orders for the amounts named were granted. The reports of the Overseer of the Poor, Market Clerk and Water Cummissionors were received and adopted. On motion of Mr. Kistler a resolution was adopted to the effect that all claims for exoneration of firemen be sworn to by tbe Chief Engineer of tbe Fire Department, and returned to the City Treasurer. The resolution was adopted. Council heard a statement made by Mr. G. E. Culp, with reference to a poor widow who lives in a house for which he is agent and the Overseer of the Poor was Instructed as to tbe action he iB to take in the matter. On motion of Mr.   Scheid,  property owners complained of on the south side of East Church Btreot are to be notified to improve the gutters in front of their premises at once. --� --.....-� Going to Richmond. Miss Kato Brunor, a daughter of William Bruner, of Fairview street, left this morning for Richmond, Va., witb her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kim-mell, who bavo been visiting hero for some time. Miss Bruner will make her future home with Mr. and Mrs. Kimmell, and last evening her young friends to tho number of upwards of one hundred met at the residence of her parents to give her goodbye. The guests were hoBpitably enter-teined and the evening spent iu a most delightful manner. Ninety-Six la the Shade. Tbe hot wave now passing over this section of the country is the hottest of the seaion aud the mercury yesterday in several places in the city registered ninety-six in the shade. The oool wind that prevailed led many people to think that the day was not nearly so hot as it was. To. day there is more humidity in the atmosphere, and the heat is more oppressive than yesterday. Showers of rain are predicted by the weather department for this evening. CONSTERNATION AMONG CLERKS. Fire at Hammenley Fotk. Sunday morning at 4 o'clock the general store at HammersleyFork.Leidy township, was distroyed by fire with all its contents. The building was owned by a man named Proctor, and the stock by Charles Noyes, of Westport. The origin of the fire is unknown. There was an insurance of $1,-200 on the building, placed witb O'Connor's agency, this city, and $3,000 on the stock of goods, placed with tbe ageucy of Welliver & Co., this city. The Wattr Supply.    Water Superintendent Keller succeeded yesterday afternoon in connecting the water from tbe small dam below the big reservoir, with the water main, and a supply of pure water with a pressure of 70 pounds is flowing through tho pipes today. A number of Ore plugs and blow-offs wero opened Saturday afternoon and others will be opened to-day. The Poor of Lock Haven. The roport made to Couuoil last night by Overseer of the Poor McCaffrey showed that duriug the month of June the expenses of tho poorbouse amounted to $97.45 and the expenses for out door relief amounted to �120.37. There wero 8 persons iu the poor house and 20 persons received out door relief._ The Fireworks Flizle. The Williamsport papers have been busy since the Fourth trying to fix the responsibility for the fireworks fizzle. The Bun of yesterday explains the whole matter by saying "It was a condition, not a theory, that caused the fizzle of the firowoike. S*eet Muwic. A party of young men with h.inuouioas, Kuitars and triangle made sweot music on East Water street last night. The soft straius wore greatly appreciated by tbe dwellers in that portion of tbe oity, and thanks aro extended. An Kpiflode at the Poit OlHce th�t Will Not Soon he Forgotten by the Employe�. Yesterday afternoon, w hlle the sun blazed in all its fury against the west side of the post office building, the clerks nod ded sleepily over their work, and might perhaps have fallen into a sound slumber but for the fact that an episode not at all in conformity with the routine of office business occurred which created consternation among tbe whole force. The mailing clerk was busy stamping tbe name of the office and the day, mouth and year on tho letters whish the carriers had brought io, when suddenly there was an explosion, and a cloud of sulphurous smoke filled the room. Thoughts of infernal machines flashed through the minds of the poatoffioo clerks no doubt with a suddenness that made their heads swim, and for a moment, as one of them afterwards expressed it, thoy sympathized with the Czar. Following the explosion came a burst of ilame and for a moment fears of a conflagration were uppermost in the minds of tbe now thoroughly wide awake clerka. Tbe flames were quickly extinguished and an examination showed that the explosion was caused by the mailing stamp coming iu coutact witb a letter containing ten boxes of fulminating caps, such as are used iu toy pistols. Tbo force of tbe explosion sent tbe caps flying all over tbe office, while the envelope was riddled to pieces. Tho clerk who was stamping the letters when the explosion occurred was slightly burued about tbe .face and left eye. PERSONAL    PENCILINOS. Lateat   Gossip    Abont   You    nnd     Your Friends. Misses Maggie and Bertha Logue have returned from their visit to Williams-port. Theodore Myers waB called to Harris-burg to-day ou business connected with the Penn'a canal. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Henderson, of this city, are visiting in Lena, IU., says tbe Lena Star, as tho guests of John Wohlford and family. Misses Helena and Maud Bentley returned yesterday from a visit to Williamsport where they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Q.*Mensch. Mrs. W. F. Taylor and daughter, Miss Gertrude, of Altoona, are guests of Rev. and Mrs. S. J. Taylor, at the English Lutheran parsonage. Ex county Treasurer Herr's condition to-day is apparently unchanged. The physicians, however, do not give his friends much encouragement. Misses Florence and Mamie Smith, of Washington, D. C, arrived in this city yesterday afternoon to visit their sister Emma, at tbe residence of Mrs. Brower, East Church street. Miss Agnes and Ella Rcilly are visiting friends in this city. Miss Agnes, who was principal of tbe High School in this city, isprinoipal of the junior department of the schools at Scdalia, Mo. Mrs. Philip Meitsler and her sister Mrs. Meyer, of Charleston, S. C, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Meitzler, at the United States Hotel. The ladies left Charleston Suuday -evening and reached this city this morning. Blown Up With Dynamite. LaBt Saturday night a culvert on the Beech Creek railroad near Gazzam, was blown up with dynamite. Tho oulvert is near the western terminus of the Beech Creek railroad, and tho noise of the explosion was heard in the village of Kcr-moose.  The Williamsport Sun says: A party of men, inoluding several railroad employes, proceeded down the traok to investigate tbe cause of the noise. It was found that the noise was caused by au explosion at a culvort over which tho Beech Creek tracks passed about a mile east of Gazzam. Tbe misoroants had placed dynamite under the end of of the oulvert and exploded it, tearing up the end of the structure. The railroad ties were dislodged and thrown around in a promiscous manner aud tbe rails wero bent and twisted in an ugly manner. Another charge of dynamite was found under tho other end of the culvert, and it is suppost d that it was tbe intention of tho scoundrels to put this off too, but for some reason it failed to explode. Had tbe destructiou of the track not been discovered before the train left Gazzam in the morning a frightful accident would bave occurred. The villians who perpetrated this act should be bunted down and punished. They are more than murderers. The Road Machine at Work. Street Commissioner Cummings has the road machine at work again to-day in the First ward. Four horses and three men do tho woik with the machine of fifty men with pick and shovel. Meetings To-Night. Tbo regular meeting of Hope Hose company will be held thiB evening at8 o'oluck. A special meeting of City Council will be held to-night at 7:30 o'clock. DESTRUCTIVE WIND AT FARGO A TRAMP IN LUCK. Dozens of Housos Eazed and Whole Blocks Unroofed by a Northwest Wind. LIVES LOST AND PE0PEETT BUT5ED Whole Block! or Buildings Unroofed and Small Home. Crashed Into Heaps of Debris-Seven Children Instantly Killed in Their Wrecked Home-A Railroad Train Blown From the Track. St. Paul, July 7.-The Wapheton, North Dakota correspondent of the Pioneer Press, telegraphs that paper as follows: A straight wind from the northwest strucik Fargo at 2:30 a. m. Great damage was done to the oity. Electric light towers were blown down, whole blocks were unroofed, dozens of small houses were razed and almost every plate glass window on Front street and Broadway was broke. The Jay Cooke Hotel and Grand Paoifio, at Muorehead were unroofed. The residence of the late Captain McCarthy was struok by the storm and demolished. Seven children were instantly killed, and Mrs. McCarthy is not ezpeoted to live. Two unknown tramps sleeping in a box oar were killed. No. 1 passenger train on the Northern Paoiflc going weBt was blown from the traok, but no lives were lost. The injured passengers and trainmen are: George A., Manning, Pott Falls, Idaho, knee hurt and shaken up. J. F. Roundtree, of Pingree, N. D., badly bruised and leg hurt. Miss McCabe, sister of Superintendent MoCabe, ankle bruised. C. K. Helen, of Ellensburg, Washington, knee hurt and bruised. Victor Montgomery, of Chicago, scalp' wound, and taken to the hospital. Miss Nordstown, en route from Finland to Seattle to join her husband, badly out in several places, and tendon severed and wrist cut. John Miohards, baggage master, cut in the head. A. Lee, express messenger, bruised. Mrs. R. C. Mann, of Milwaukee, arm bruised and shoulder sprained. Addison A. Auger, Palausee City, Washington, face cut. G. A. Marr, of St. Louis, temple braised Mrs. C. R. Griffith, of Miles City, Montana, badly bruised. Ben Sportsman, porter of Vice President Purdy's car, shin injured and bead seriously hurt. Warren C. Purdy, Vine President of the Rook Island Railroad, and family, accompanied by Colonel R. S. Thompson and wife, were in Mr. Purdy's car, but none were seriously injured. Colonel Thompson and wife were Blightly injured, Fred Purdy was slightly cut, but the others were unhurt. A Chance for Wllkee-Baire. Wilkes-Barbe, July 7.-It is reported here on good authority this evening that the proprietors of the Wilkes-Barre lace factory have been approached by one of the largest firms in Nottingham, England, with a proposition to transfer the Nottingham factory, with all its machinery, to this city and enlarge the factory here, making it the largest plant in^the world. If the Boheme is carried into operation the capital of the works here will be increased by a million dollars of local oapi-tal. Superintendent J. C. Atken, of tbe Wilkesbarre factory, was interviewed this evouing but declintd to affirm or deny the report. Mew Idea in Stockings. A novel idea is to out off the toes and heels of worn black stockings, hem the edges and wear them over very thin white lisle. The effect with any shoe is that of a decorous black stock ing, bat the injurious effects of the dye on tbe skin are prevented. Handsome embroidered silk hose do duty in this way much longer than ordinary.-New York Herald. Knights or Pythias in a Wreck. Kankakee, III. July 7.-A train on the Illinois Central, carrying COO Knights of Pythias to Milwaukee, was wrecked at Manteno this morning. J. H. Crowder, of Texas was killed. Four persons were injured, but not seriously. Fortunately for the country the American farmer hasu't yet formed the habit of spending the heated term in the mountains or at tbe seashore. The genuine gentleman is equally courteous at home and in society. He is as deferential to a beggar as to a fashionable young lady. It depends largely upon oar Democratic friends whether this is to be a campaign of defamation or one of argument. Thcro are some things a woman can do as well as a mao, but scratching a match isn't ono of them. He Dilfted Into the Tillage With 37 Cents nd Married a Rleh Widow., Columbus Dispatch. Mrs. Jane McDowell, a wealthy lady, has lived in Dalton, O., a number of years, having come from a beautiful farm a few miles east of the village. Her husband ' died several years ago, leaving her this farm and a large amjant of money. No one imagined that she was of a matrimonial tarn, as sho was over 70 yean ot ago, and peculiar. A short time ago a tramp by the name of Moore walked into the town. He Was the proud possessor of 37 cents when he landed, bat he managed to subsist until he met the widow. They soon got, acquainted and a sudden marriage. was celebrated. Tho old lady was completely infatuated. All her life she had been tbe soulnf parai-moniousness.  She counted and kept every penny, but when she married this erook-   ' ed-eyed tramp was at onoe the master, and he told her how he could double her io-  ' come by business investments. In all bia   . life be had never possessed a tithe of the : wealth whiohwashis by his lucky mar-. riage.  He took a notion that he wanted � grocery; and walking into One of tbe vil- . lage groceries asked: "How much will   � you take for this place?"  ..:      '�; A goodly figure was asked.   "It is mine," be replied.    He bought ^everything .he desired, and the savings of the; late Nathan McDowell flew fast. ,. After the grocery was purchased, a Jew , . grocery drummer found him and unloaded upon bim a big stock of goads''at a higher figure than he could retail the. Bameat. :�!..�..        v A gentleman owed the blushing bride a note, and he called to liquidate it. "
                            

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