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Racine County Argus (Newspaper) - April 1, 1875, Racine, Wisconsin VOL. 7-NO. 33. RACINE, WIS., THURSDAY, APRIL 1875: WHOLE NO. 344. RACINE COUNTY ARGUS, to the ofltacinv inunsDAt BY, Z. C. WEXTWORTII SOXS. THE HAUNTED SHIP. IRA C. PAINE, Attorney Counselor at Law, OFFICK IN UASO.VIC BUILDIN'O, WISCONSIN, WASHINGTON HOUSE TOOT 01 MAIN STKKET, BACIXE, 1TO. FRANK SCIIMIT, Proprietor. THIS In the r.rarc-ft Iiotel to the Unit roue! and StctunUnl i cle.-vn for for farmers, Tmns re.iwim'ble. v F. B. Washburn, T> E IV T I S T. OFFICH OVER Workman's Drug Store A'O, 3. SIXTH STREET. I shipped in the Norway, for the pas- sage from Constadt to Hull, and another Englishman who vront by the namu of Jack Hastings, joined her at the same time. He and I had lodged together on and bccoroo somewhat acquainted before we became shipmates. He was a man of information, and, from his talk, had seen bin share of the world, but was not much of a sailor, as I had already surmised from thu cut of his jib. We found Copt. Phclps, of the Nor- way, n Tartar in the worst lense of the word; nnd the voyage was anything but a pleasant one, especially to Hastings. Ho lind shipped for able teaman's wages, and his deficiences were soon apparent, es- pecially to a captain who had a hawk's eye for the weak points in a man, he might come down on him. As I bad a strong feeling of respect for the young man, I stood hip friend whenc.ver I could, by trying to do more than ray own ihare EXCHANGE HOUSE, Pine Street, B U2tL-ING T0 WIS. of his Whether ion deck! or ..below, he found iiq escape'Trim especially he began to'abuse, or swear at'any of the ship's .company, the voice of the hidden champion -'invariably .took their part. The insolent laugh rang in his car on every such occasion, seeming to come from overhead. But no such manifestations ever troub- led us in the forecastle, nor did the un- earthly voice ever address any one on board but Capt. Pholps. The more su- perstitious part of our crew would rather hare bo.-ne his tyrannical treatment than have liv-jd in a haunted ship, while some of ub welcomed a firm friend in this un- accountable spiritual presence, or what- ever it might be. The captain's angry passions were to some extent checked by it; though, now and then, thoy broka forth suddenly that the object of hit fury received a blow before it could interfere. Wo had arrived within a couple of days' rail of the En- glish const, when, becoming exasperated at some blunder of Easting's, he hurled a belaying-pin, which struck him on the of duty, but I couldn't always be at band, of "T r courje bead. 1 he poor fellow suddenly clapped A "both hands to the spot, with a wild yell, One night, when it was blowing quite Evtry Attention to tlic Gui-'irtH. JVU. J. 1IAXXAS, Proprietor, to J. i1, 'SSrOwf STAHLMG is CD.ISECTION wrm THE IIoi-si. Van Buskirk Ritchie, Attorneys at Law, WISCONSIN, 1YI11 attend jiroiniM'.y to nil (.-tHnnU'i.! to hU care lii auyonhc Courts oftlil- Oflleo in Block, Cor. Jlain nnd Fifth Sis. _____ ns-tr A of Chestnut Coal, ATTHK North Side Coal Wood Yard, Which will be Sold at tht Lowed 316-Vf Medical Notice. Drs. PAGE GARLOCK Attr ASSOCUTTD IX TUB PRACTTCX OF Medicine and Surgery! AND will attend prompllj- lo nil by nlBJit or liny, MI or couiny. .ill wtu-re IKS Mill opinion or oilier vault be rcquirml, nDoitnichan'M is-ill be niiuk'." Tim mort nUXsMtory credentials aari testimonials can U.' fresh, I was at the wheel, the cnptainwus up, and had nil hands pulling reefs in the Tho men hud Intd do'wn'on the deck, and were the halyards to hoist away, wbcn poor Hastings, instead of the reeC-taoklc, let go the weather fore- topsail brace, ami away went the yard fore and aft. Uowaver, by luffing' up smartly, we manngcd to net it checked in again with.out carrying away anything. But Phclps, frothjng at the mouth, rowed he would tan the clumsy lumber's hide and woold' "ride.him down, like a main-tack." He at with n pface. of ratline-Ktuffl bruujjho it down once, with a, te.rrifcc cut, over his neck and h'a raised it ngnin to repent.the blow, while all bands stood looking on, hushed in a silence, a voice from aloft ronred out, "Ilold-'yoor The which .was wonderfully loud and clonr, eecmed to come down out of the main-top. The captain fell back nft, so as to look up, bat could see nolh- and rushed into the forecastle. The cap- tain, after having thrown the missle, ap- peared, as I thought, surprined at not hearing anything, and I noticed him glance nervously aloft. But, still htaring nothing, he recovered his courage, acd ordered Mr. Raynor to call that man on deck agnin." The mate, getting no answer to IMS call, went below, nnd found Hastings de- lirious. He reported that he believed the man to be in a critical condition, and the the same voice, in precisely the game pe- culiar, tones that I had heard so many times from ths-Norway'i-maintop. A minute later, the'Professor, having Gninhed bis part, came forirurd to the front of the and of bis Bow- ing heard and other disguises, I recog- nized one whom I had supposed-to be dead five years before. "Jack said .1 aloud, for- getting in my excitement where I was. "Sit down 1" Put him out 1" cried n dozen TOICCS at once. I subsided, of course, but not before I had received a sign of recognition from the ventriloquist. When the perform- ance was over be beckoned to mt> and in the privacy of bis own room, grasped my hand with a hearty pressure. II I asked, "hor; in the name of miracles were you saved T" Saved Whore When you jumped overboard, raving mad." He own natural, hearty laugh; not the unearthly one which ho soot down from chimneys and mastheads. "I never jumped ovorboard, said he, "and I never was any more mad than I am at this moment. It was only a plan to frighten old Phelps, and I think it succeeded only too well. If he had been been tried for his life, and I bad thought him in danger, 1 should have appeared in court, and frightened him again to save his 'life. But be could not found, and 1 have never heard of him since. My madness was all n, sham, and the man overboard was only a bundle of old duds, surmounted by my old bat. I slipped down into the fore-peak, and lay con- directed him. to do whatever hs ccn'ed till the night after the ship arrived, thought best for bin relief. I think Capt. j when I stole out, and went ashore. Of understand tbo cries you Phelps, like some other hard cases that I have sailed with, did not dare to venture into the forccantio himself, for fear he might never get out again alive. No. 3 Gorton'. Blk. Cor. Main FiftJi Sts., flhcre Dr. GarkKk may lie fiuml at Dr. JOHN K.G.UU.OCK, MB. OFFICE CORKER 6th St. Market Square, Over Workman1. more. Olfico to 3 P. Ml. I.AW; Quad- rilln li.ltie) nrc lo nmiMi Mimic for rawoiuible rnloH '.'in- intention to communltyora.-icinc Mm vicinity with (he Utoil unil Dime r onlc-'rli ml 'he Nn' All order.- jiromptly at'teml. M VIS nufacturers National Bank, Aloft there lie yelled, in n ragn. No answer. Mnintop there I" Ilulloa was answered spitefully. Come down on deck I" Come up here and how you like The captain's rage was now fearful to behold. Who's aloft thoro Who is it, Mr. Kaynor he demanded of the mate. Nobody that I know of, an- the officer. They're all here in sight." Tho men looked from one to another, but the number was correct. The second mate, without -waiting for orders, sprang up aloft and looked over tin top-rim, then made the circuit of it, looking all round the and roportsd him- self alone. Tho captain dropped his I rope's end and went below, his mind in a itrangs chaos1 of rng'j sod fear; and Hastings escaped further beating for that night, But a few days wero sufficient for the I captain to forget his and I myself was the next victim of bis wrrfb. He had ordered me to make a in the and of an old, fagged rope, to bo used for a lashing somewhere. I did so, and returned it to him, telling him I had made the best job of it that I could. Well, if that's your caid he, "you're as much of a lubber as your part- ner Hastings. I'll dock you both to or'nary seaman's pay." In vain I remonstrated, eaying-that the That night, it became necessary to call all hands out to reef again; and while we were on tbe a thrilling cry arose from the bows, such as might well have been railed by a srmninc. A human form was seen by several of us erect on the rail, near the fore-swifter, and then n loud splash was heard in the water under our lee. Mr. Rnynor and the captain, who were on deck, rushed to the side; a hat wai seen for a moment, bobbing up on the crest of a sea, nnd the same dreadful yell of insanity was repeated, ever, more shrill than before. Captain Phelps echoed the cry, but faintly, and. fell insensible to the deck, Mr, Rnynor hailed us on the top-sail with a voice like a trumpet-blast Lay down from aloft 1 Clear away the small boat 1" We thought the mote was quito ni mad as the poor suicide, and 10 ho wan, for the moment. By the tiaio we reached the deck, ho was 'ready to countermand the order. Everything was hidden in I course 'you heard Certainly; and tbe other strange sounds on board. Your ventriloquism explains the whole matter." I performed in most of the cities nrd large towns in .'England before I knew you; but I was then distiiphted in my habits, and squandered nil that I made. While on one of my sprees, I shipped, nnd went to sea; and tbat is how you found roe in Constadt. But I was never stock to make a sailor of. Since I have returned I have done well, nnd saved money; and you must nllo-n- that I acquit myself better on tliis stage than I did on board the Nor- wny." And that's the only haunted ship that ever I was in. I've heard of.otbers, but probably those cusea might all ex- plained in some similar way. A Valuable Lesson. A lively "njilli" or rather rough and ericounter, is mentioned .between a father und sen resident of this-town- ship. The fcoy, whose family he called if. you. has, had his eyo on bis father for several yean, and the thought that he would one day reach a mnscalar development that would enable'him to thrash the old'man tas been sweeter to him than honey in the comb. Lately, having arrived at some- thing past twenty-one, been scarcely able to repress his joy that his time had come; and the sire had a bint at what was imminent. The crisis came the oth- er day and the boy went for the father, hip and thigh. The latter is verging up- on three score, but the agile way in which be brought that aspiring young man to his mother earth, was a new revelation to him. However, he heard that gouging was a very effective thing when o disputant is in n.tight place, and accordingly in tiii midst of bis punishment he went for the old man's eyeball with bis thumb. For nn instant he was surprised at the size of tho socket, as he felt around the cavity for the eye. But when the hot, ragged edge of c complete ect'of.teeth cut his thumb to the bone, he knew he had made a fatal mistake, and began to howl like a derviuli. After several bars of tbis la- mentation andn considerable supplication the old man let the sufferer up. on condi- tion that he wouldn't whip any mure fath- ers for a day or two. The youngster thereupon packed up his valuables with mournful jmpressiveness, collected the cherished mementoes of his childhood, and bade a solemn and final farewell to the home .und the scenes of his happy youth.' But this is a fearfully winter, nnd he returned to the parental j the same evening, to gouge and ;o roam no more. A simple little sentence is this, to b'e sure, and yet It may be considered as one of the mostinsiduous enemies with which peoplt have to deal. Jt is very pleasant to have all the little commodities offered for sale in tht market and it is sometimes hard to deny one's self of tbe tame whin they-can be obtained by saying charge it." But tbis habit of getting articles, however Emiill the charge may .be without paying for them, leaves.one's fundi in a low'state most of tbe time. "I have no money to-day, but should Stage. Is ten citrcmely sad, The world will never of reading how poor Mrs. Siddqns, driven from the London boards fail- ure that was not her fault, tramped, about over the country for years, till at lut she had another chance at Prnry. Lane, and supported by Smith, Pa liner Farren, she won the most brilliant suo- cess, arid then went home to a plain per, her old fsthor shedding tears of joy no be sat at the table, too delighted to cat. Edmund Keqn, an unknown youth, like the article says the younc at Dorchester one rainy night.to man who happens to go into a store and sees something which striken his fancy. Never siiys the gentlemanly clerk, "you are goocLfor it." And so it is that little accounts arc opencd-at one placo and another, till the hcuae almost empty, but roused blmiolf to tbe utmost to act well bis part." One of the men in the boics listened.in, si- lence, b.nt when the play was over invited him to breatfast the. nest morning, and staggered him by saying, "Aly young man is surprised at his liabilities, r Arnold; I am the manager of the.Druarj which, though smoll in detail, are suffic- Lue Thealre." On the boiirds.at Lon- don he was ridiculed.by all tho aetora be- cause he was so small, blithe put so much genius into his performance, that before lie finished the first act he had triumphed. iently large in tho aggregate to reduce his cash materially wbon settling-day comes. In many instances, if the cash were re- quired, tbo purchase would not be made, even had tbe person tbe money by him; but to tome, getting an article charged does not seem like parting with an equiv- alent. Still, when pay-day comes, 8s it always does, tbis illusion vanishea, and a feeling is experienced of parting with money and receiving nothing in return. Jf there is an actual necessity of mak- ing a purchase, and the means arc not at hand, there- is n reasonable excuse for ob- taining the same on credit; but when the article can be dispensed with until pay- mtnt can bo made, it is much to the ad- vantage of the purchaser to.do so. Homo. At tltc Barber's. The First Glass of Wine in.a Friend's House and What Cnme of It. Sergeant, will you permit me to see what drunken women you have arrested to-night 7" aeked a neatlv-dressed, stout, intelligent-looking young girl of Sergeant Next I" fhouted the barber, vfho had just finished a customer. TTTO persons spranjj from' their seats, where tbey-had- beeh patiently waiting, and approached the knight of the lather, and both-looked ferociously and enquir- ingly at each other. One of them was an elderly personage, arid evidently from the country; the other a young spr.ig of city breed, whose down .hadjust begun to indicatu tho slow and uncertain approach' of a beard. Which of you is next T" asked tho barber. I said the young man. "No, Tou-are not. both'entered at the same time; and as I am the oldest I claim .the first cbanco. Besides I am in a great hurry." Ah, old party; I sec you are from the country, and, of course, do not know the rules of city society governing such cases Meak'in, of tbe Mulberry street policd. j as said the-youth. The request, although contrary to police darkness, the wind nnd fast in- i'rules, was granted, and tho young woman. rope wae too much worn and fagged to make a neat piece of work. Fagged, is it f Well, I'll finish it up.over your-lubbfirly back I" "No you won't 1" sang out a voice from behind the long-boat. IIo. rushed round in the direction of sound; but there was no one there. Who was that that spoke he If I knew who he was, I'd cut his heart "Hal hal would ye f" wns answered, tbo inain-top, now. It was broad daylight, nnd all could .see creasing; and it was -hardly possible, ev- en then, for the ciumsy little boat to live. The captain, still unconscious was carried telow, with many a: muttered wish that might never come up again; and bitter were tin oaths of vengeance, mingled with kind words and tears for our departed messmate, that went round our wakeful littld circle during tho stormy, dismal night. AVhen tbe Hull pilot boarded us, forty- eight hours afterward, Captain Phclps was at his post, trying to look like biroV oelf, but still palo and trembling. Tbe mate bad told us that bo should have him arrested as soo_n as we arrived in port. But I think he must have relented, and connived at big escape, for he was miss- ing before the ship was fairly uecured. I don't think he was over brought to jus- went down into the colls. Coining back in a few minutes she showed the names of two prisoners whom shcsaid she would assist in trouble. Sergeant as you seem astonished at my said Anno Kennedy, I will tci! you its purpose. weeks ago I took the finit glass of wine I ever took in my life, at a friend's bouse. Wbile going borne I felt its efl'ects, and came to tbis the barbsr's chair. What is. "Simply this: Beauty goes before.age, take the chair. 0, vrell, that's right. Mr. Barber, shave Grit.v He has'got the best of trie by that city rult'of bis; and come to think of it be is right mccording to the rule where-I Indeed 1 What it the rule where you come frbwf-old party asked the young fellow, as he fixed himself comfortably in though.1 did not waiwto see.. J was Rlad enough to shake the dust of the Nor- way off my feet, and to forget, if possible, the history of tbe voyage. But I often found myiolf, while on sub- sequent voyages, puzzling- my brain' to account. for th'e 'strange phenomena of. which I have spoken. Five years passed tbe wiser in that respect, when I found .myself in Liver- pool, where I arrived from aSouth-Amer-1 can voyage, and paid off with fifty considerable sum for me to station, told you of my mithap, and you allowed me to sit in your back- rooca. While there I saw miserable women drag- ged in. Since then I bave gone night af- 'terniglit to the different statiorju in- this city in the hopes of being able to reclaim or assist poor women. You.-will find my- name in your own blotter. I have deter- mined to devote my life' to" assisting to reform poor women." There was not a dry eye in the police station as Anne Kenntdyj be wing, to her hearers, went Tori Sun. Wall, young the rule up my way is, that tre always keep the hogs ahead of us. So you can go ahead. Barber, it's all said he, taking ap-a paper and sitting down; to read. Jihaw's Dope for Trees. of all things to us is home. In bourn of ambition and pleasure we may sometimes fcrget its exquisite sweetness, but let sickness or sadness come, and we return to :t at oace: Let the hollow hearts that feign a friendship which they do not feel, stand revealed before us kno.w, as we all must at moments, that however important w'e'miy be in our own estimation, our places would be filled at an hour's notice should we die to-mor- then wo whisper to ourselves the magic word Home, and are comforted. Home, Sweet Homo." It does not matter bow humble it is, nor is it less a homo for being n pluce.' It is where those we love that may where we am valued for ourselves and ore held in esteem because of what we. arc in ourselve.5 and not because of power, or- wealth, or. -what we can do for otber 1 pcop'le. Who would be without a home? Who would take tha world's applause; honor in.place of the tenderness of a few true hearts and. tbo cciy fireside meetings where the truth may be spoken without disguise, and cnvioui; carpiugs. are un- known f In life's battle-evca tbo. bcro. finds many enemies: and- much abuse and; slander, and.detraction; but into a hornet if-it what.it ought to be, tbeso things never find their.way. There, to his wife, the plainest man becomes a wonderful sags, a mnn who ought to be President of tbe United would be were bis worth known. Garrick acted in an unlicensed theatri at the East End of London 'one night. Ho wna short of stature, and bii name was not given. When; he camo on the the, sight of the audi- ence disconcerted him. Jo a few minutes he recovered and was Richard hininelf. All the tremendous passions of the iusiy savage monarch swayed bis body and ap- peared in bis face, but tbo ad'diencb hesi- tated till when, after dismissing the dep- utation, away the prayer-book; then the vrhole house hurst into rapturous applause? From that moment .bis star suffered DO eclipse: Who Was He. An individual, possessing unmistakable evidences of African extraction, was ar- raigned for larceny. judge; as of right, was dignified, but said, with severe presence, are you guilty or not f" "Sarf" Did you steal these clothes T" be re- plied. _ "Golly, it." This man you did." ".He ain't notbin' but white-trash.'! And wbat are you I" Me 1 why, don't you know frid with you in the percessiom I helped to lead you home when you got .tired.. Don't yer 'member me There was the 'suddenesfi.' nolprotiu that darkey's case that judicial annals..af- ford of. So much for tbe ad- vantage of good society. A Singular. Sentence.' The following scntenco reads, tbe same backward as forward: Sator nrtpb tenet opera The first letter of each w'otd speilrttie first word. The second 'letter 'of encb wo'-d ipclls' the second word. The third'letter of enob word third word; fourth letter of caob word 'iipelli. the fourth word. The fifth letter of each word spells tbV word. How'to Break Off Bad Hablls. that tbers was no one up there. I wan haye in one'time: quite at much startled and myitified as ray tyrant could possibly be; but the di- version served as good 'a purpbie ai on the occasion, for be did Dot at- tack me again. Had -he done so, I meant to resist, and grapple with him, if it cost mt my life. That night the captain's slumbers were disturbed by a cry, which to curao in at the eido-liglit in room, left open for fresh air. The o-y had been heart! :by tbe mate, on the quar- ter-deck, and by. the whet J, who could give" no eiplaoalion ;of it, apd seemed rto hit: and fear, when he on the deck and looked vainly viii quarter' in March From.- thnt- day ht harassed Tand perwouted at evtrj turn by "an Strolling.along the at 'early ev- ening, ready for anything in tbe way of nmusemeiit that might .turn up, my at- tention was caught by a pofttr, an- nooncing'the piirformanoe, Holbrook, unrivaled and world re- nowned .ventrilc-quitt." I bad never, seen a performance of that' after reading tbe-bill, I resolved I just in time whenTl Breached Tiall of exhibition; and taking i ticket, I and tbougbt tor's .entertainment thing'I had ever witnetsed or beard. Af- ter a variety of sounds and voices bad been imitated with marvelous skill, he in- formed nt he would hold tion ;wrih- an; nri the' i i -i'" chimney. Whtn tbt tupooiive Ha, ba I" down, startled to snob a degree It was BORING a class-meeting 'held- by the Methodist brethren of a Southern village, Brother Jones went among the colored portion of the congregation. Finding there a man notorious1 for his endeavor to serve God on'tho Sabbntb the rest, of the week; he. "Well, Broth; or Dick, I am glad to see you. here. Haven't stole-any, turkey- since.! saw you last, Brother no, Brudder Jones; no torkeys." "Nor any chickens, Brother Dick T" No, no; Brudder Jones; no "'Thank ihoiord, Broth- er Dick I That's: doing.well, my bro'th'erJV said Brother Jones, leaving Brother who immediately- -relieved-' bis; overbnr- -by.- to neighbor; with' -WHIN death down tbe'Innocent and young, for i.very: fragile form which lets the panting spirit'Tree, virtues risen in'ihapes oi'.taney, charity, Of- Treary r tears that sorrowing nortnls' on tachgrren graves, itoit good it- creations thali' defr and: his I send you the following receipt to pre- vent boree.working jn'.fruit also an intigorato'f: One "gallon strong soft jonp, one gallou thick sorghum molasses, now add one gallon of rain water with one pound copperas dissolved in it. Bring this to a boil, stirring meantime. too thick use' with a brush add strong lye. If too thin, itift in lime, or better, sulphur; first clean the dirt from the tree to the depth 'of two inches, re- move the borer and then apply the mix- ture to from eight or nine inches. Tbis should be done in June -for'thsi borer eggs; though if earlier it causes the treo to make a better growth. I have used this for fifteen years, and when npplicd.rigbt, have never been trou- bled with tbe Sundry' itinerant tree peddlers bave sold tbis receipt; in their cases would recommend .one half pound of feathers with the ply epidermis. G10. W.. SDA.W. Understand the reason, and all tbs rea- sons, why the babit it injurious. Study thu subject until there is no lingering doubt in your mind. Avoid the places, tbe persons, and the thoughts that lead to the temptation. Frequent tbe places, associate with the persons, indulge in the thoughts that lead away from temptation. Keep, busy; idleness is, the 'strength of bad habits. Do not give up the struggle when you have broken your resolution once, thousand times. That only shows how much need ,there it for you to strive! AVben you have broken your resolutions just .think the matter over, and endeavor to understand.why it is you.failed, so that you may be-on your guard against a recurrence of, tho same circumstances. Do not think it is an. easy tliing'that you bave undertaken. It is'a'folly to expect to break off a bad habit in a day -which may have .been gath- ering long years. TALLOW correspond-- ent of the fidd One day-1-noticed' a 'flocsr'of eleven pore, bred bhiclcens: bad: -with 'gapes.' I the roan who' had them that he would not have many chickens out of that lot. "Ob, never1 said he, "I bave got.-a-'curs; for them i from a neighboring woman, which is a common half.'penny: candle-' melted and mixed into about a qutrt.of oot-meal stir-about." The remedy.' resorted to and the: have cry one. recovered and grown into finely: developed chickens. I havei tried! this cure: ivitb invariable success on Dorkings, Ac." THE otber day a was called np-: on to many a couple, aiking L tbo You, promise when tbe young min _. htrol I wsnl. a this..thing.. .Doe.s A. FRICOCIO'US boy was asked wbioh wasithc greater eril of. two, hurting. another's feeling or _bis finger. He said tbe. forner. Bight, _ my dear skid tlie gratiBed quettioner; "and why it worM.to.h4ba Bs- ciause you can't tie a around Vl' Tni honest-h'cn'rtea''.'Christian will, not what be is.not, nor God a pious "He, even in hin, prayers. He will out a contrite, confession' of the very' sins, that rolling as sweet" morsels' under tbe tongue. fife will not in biB.priymuitttempMo. impose upon bis fellow'-'Dieri'a'chsrVcter' which" bb knows that he cannot-imposc upon-God." A POLICIMAN a-negro at night car- ryinj Vtrank :slong cbl- Itred The; negro explained: "De family-, what was boarding bar been: got take.: care of her. onlyber-elf His Honor explained'the a tuppoied was aiingtfor ant! out to-night I thought I would: fet: into sonrt ds SS up, wiike'np; tbere'ii'r a burglar in tho housei" said in to her tbe other night- 'Tbe' Judge rolled out- of bed, .grasped his revolrcr, and opened 'tt't to .the ing .to, bis; wife states tht: tun, develops i quality, 'iufflcient to i death'to A oopD-w.ay.to isto dissolvn jii.i, ii; i ,i'. j of tarter in:
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