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Freeborn County Standard, The (Newspaper) - July 5, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota mmm COUXTY STAXDABD EVLIlt VIIliBSDAY. Terms, Per Year, Advice. 0 Nut. VTork 3itf TUB RAM, II. HiinUor. ALBERT LEA, MINN Boots and Shoes. tiifON Have just opened a new Shoe Shop. WILL CONSTANTLY KEIIP ON IIAM> FULL LING OF vi. im c D ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON TWIN LAKE CITY, MINN., Will treat all diseases to which mnnkinii la subject, to tho best of his ability. Dr. Rowland has made tv specialty of diseases ol Women and Children, and chronic disease! of long standing. By long experience auii strict attention to his profession, he is con- fident of treating all curiible diseasas with BUCOCS9 OlisteUical ireatcd with care and success. ConsuHionnt free. 1o DR. A. H. STREET, OFFICE, OVER THE DRUG STORE, South of Post Oflice, Albert Lea, Minnesota OR. DE M. CRANDALL, Ofiiee "Wedge fc'Wulfsberg's atore, J roadway, Albci t Flour Feed JOHN DEALER IN BEAN, OATS, CORN, OAT-MEAL, At Lowest Market Price Clurk Street, near of Broad- way, Albert Lea, Minn. CASK PAID FOR CORK AND OATS G. IV GARDNER purchased the stock of drugs and ridding t to conduct one of the t ......._ in fife" will keep everything, "tliis line'btit also a full assort- ment of WaH Pftints, "Oils, Toilet and Notions a hate on hand-ncjw onf of Uie-Jargostrfetotfka Paper 'ffvei: TjSlr, Gardner ia a thoroughly educated druggist, and compounds every prescrip- tion ttiib. the utmost c.ire. Givejum a call. Second dooi south of 1'otlottiee, J3UOJJDMAY ALBERT LKA, MINN. ALBERT LEA MACHINE SHOP GBAlJfSEEMNG FANNING DRAG. to'be fouud in market as cheapest. All kinds of CASTINGS furnished on s u REPAIRS upon ma- cl'inor.y doiie to oriler. near tho Spirt U.'iilroni! depot. ALBERT LEA MINN tJ j.Jk.j.jxj'J.J. ,f i Having rented tho fine lormerly ed by A IJronn, ts now prepaicd to do ill kinds of icpuning, particularly in the Hue of Wag ons. plows, 5 f V- g ohiap a'nd on sh'6rt notice. i s Give Him a Call. __ TEREC8A ANDERSON, FASUIOABLE CLOAKiDBESS-MAKER Over Wcdg Spicor a Drug Store, ALBERT LEA, Minn. Well Trimmed FOll AT MRS. JOHN STAGE'S MILLINERY GOODS! LATEST STYLES MES, C, S, WARREN keeps a largo Stock of MILLINERY, NO- TIONS.aud FANCY GOODS of all kinds, which cannot fail to pleuse, EVERYBODY. CALL "Atffr EXAMINE U HER STOCK. JLfintl C. C. STACY A. II. STACY TYRER, ttorneya nt 'Law; Notaries Estate nnd CJpHoetiiig Agents. Renl all kinds ndcurntely done, acknowledg- ments taken o.illis administered, Taxes p.iid, Titles investigated, Lands bought ami selil. Particulai attention puitl to collection Corner Clink and Sts Albert Lea JOHN A. PiliM-O LOVELY PARKER, Office in Hewitt's Block, up slairs 1st door. ALIiKRT LEA, MIN -JC5 A.' IV T> LK.V IS MINN. JOHN ANDERSON, AMI NOTAUY OJhce over Wedge Spicei's Drug Store, ALBERT LEA, MINN. ESTATE AGJBN-C.Y. VWE have" for and farms in eyery town in tliis cjjunty. TEftMS lr> suit everybody. LOW'pricee, long time, and a low rate of interest. IF you desire to buy a call oil us IF you have ft-fa-rm or-lands-tweeUr call Oil US. OUll fne'tlities for buying and Belling lands, examining finjJ are we I A158aUiA'CTS, TRANSFERS, and PLATS of every piece of land in this county. Stacy ffi Tyrer, Albert Lea, Minn. 25, On East side Broadway, first door south of THE PEOPLE'S STORE. Vttfll -EACILI-T4ES FOB DDING BUSINESS, HE PRO- POSES TO GIVE SATISFACTION THAN EVER BEFORE. 465-CaBh paid for Hides, Tallow, MEAT MARKET S. M R. R. LANDS. These valuable, lands which ramain un- sold, in Fioeborn County, are offered at low prices, and on easy terms. o secure iflidorsignecl, fo who all moneys due the Trustees on Lau Mortgages should bo paid. No extensions of payments where taxes re not pani. M. CON ANT, Agt. of Tiustoe'S, Again calls attention to MEAT "MARKET, MTISDJBBY I had the story "fro in one acquainted ,with all the circum- stances, and she said, to USD her own words, "tH, niado a great stir in the round nb6nt' at the time, the poor working folk nnd the grand rich 1 l-l L A- J <1 gentry alifcj threw haads, and rolled tlieir staring eyes heavenward Miss Crosby was accomplished, beau- tiful, withal bore her fully matured charms with tho enchanting grace of a Venus Besides this, Miss Crosby was gifted with the mobt ex- quisite tasto in dress Her attire wan ever a marvel (o all beholders Rich, elegant, and highly fashionable, it neV- or offended in the slightest degree the most artistic eye. Aud what a figure she had And how exquisitely each particular dress marked its charming proportions. And how marvclously the chosen colors and atylo harmonized with her peculiar typo of beauty. In short, dress in all seemed to be a sort of inspiration with her. Thua variously gifted, Miss Crosby was, of COUHC, the reigning belle of the country neighborhood; and, supported by the presence of an elderly aunt, she rendered Crosby Hull n palace of de- light to the numerous guests who flocked thither for n stay of days or weeks, as the ease might be. Bui just as Miss Crosby was riding on tho high tide of universal adulation and approbation, an unpleasant whisper arose And it aiose, too, among her own, kindias shei was to It had once been pbsejrved iy one of the maids that tho wall cutting off an unused tower had mysteriously opened before Mbs Crosby, and behind her. The circumstance was too astounding to be kept secret Consequently it was at once cpnfidcd to the other serva'nts They shook their heads It did not look secret doinprs, they, nodded to each other The tower was supposed to be wholly what could it mean that it was What errand took Miss Crosby there 1 Had bhe some poor-' creatures imprisoned in the top of that dismal place, and if to, for what wicked pur- pose So a steady watch was set upon tho unsuspecting lady, and it was soon as- certained that she ufteu stole away to tlte tower, with a bundle in her arms, iu the morning, and more often spent an hour or two there after the pucsts had retired for the night, the inevita- ble bundle going with her. I'll ferret it said the butler, in virtuous the end of a few weeks I'm a good climber, and that old tree will help me to see what wickedness is going on in the liphted room at the top of the tower. Who knows what terrible secret may be discovered Warmly applauded by his equally indignant audience, he departed the same hour on his mission. It full three hours before he returned. When he did he was pale and tremulous, with great beads of perspiration standing on his brow, chilly as the night was. "What is it, Thomao 1 What is cried his follow servants in an hwcd chorus, ab they eagerly gathered about him. "Don't ack he shuddered "I've been souic things I never expected to see in this great house, and I'm off to town for them as knows what to do. I can get there and back before I'm fiiirning you sharp eye on the lady. If she attempts -to ride off, lame the horses or break the to keep her until she's arrested And with the words he hurried off, leaving his listeners gazing at each oth- er in speechless horror. None of them wont to bed that night, but huddled arouud the fire-till the morning broke and their respective duties called them to action. Thomas was back, according to prom- ise, but not a Word would bo wrung from him. It was noticed, however, by those who had opportunity of seeing Miss Crosby, that she looked worried, and very pale and tired, manifesting, also, a singular absenco'of biirid. ID addi- tion to this, she placed in Thomas'band at breakfast time a letter addressed to one Bertholctte, Paris, with instruc- tions to see it started at once. Thomas bowed respectfully and de- parted on his mission. Out of sight he broke the seal. Just as I he muttered, as he refolded the sheet and thrust it into his pocket. accomplice. When them knows what to do, they'll see this I saw, you Strike the blow that ended the life of your own twin that, she was. if there is anything in likenesses. My perch was too low for tub to sue ,you further down than the waists hut it didn't prevent me seeing you walking up and down the room to- gether, and to see you fussing and pet- ting about her. Then all at once I saw you standing still in front of one anoth- er. But it was only a minute. Tho next I saw your hand raised, the weap- on stiining in it, and the fatal blow given There was a loud shriek, a fall, and then silence. My perch being low as I said, I couldn't, of course, sec what was going on on tho floor but I did sec you go away and then come back with hammer and nails, after which there was a great hammering I can't pay it was a box you wcro making for your sister, TOO know." And as Thomas stepped solemnly back, the officer displayed open let- ter, "And this letter to M. Bertholetto, sounds suspicious, Miss Crosby. A end of thinga in the come to it says. Mian Crosby I must trouble you to show me to the tower." Before Thomas had finished Miss Crosby had sunk into a chair and cov- ered her white face with her hands, visibly shaking as slio sat ther" But at this request she rose firmly to her feet, a slight hectic flush tinting her hitherto pale cheek as she did so Come, all of she cried, look- 'ing about her with cold disdain. And close guarded by the official she led the way, followed by the breathless, eager group At the mysterious wall she paused, and pressing a secret spring, sent back a narrow stone colunfn, and ushered the party into a musty on to a room at the end. Here she drew a key from her pocket. In an in- :-iarrt. the door swung open, and simul- taneous exclamations broke the lips of those behind. True, too true There she lies, poor thine, dead And Miss Crosby's own siytT, too Did yon ever see such a likeness Mis-s Crosby's voice broke in upon it all with hauteur. Exauftine my victim, she said to the shocked official, and then call in, the coroner Such heartlessness whisperod group behind. The official said nothing, but stepped briskly forward. Almost instantly he staggered back. Wax nothing but wax he stammered, with astonished eyes. "As you say, sir, nothing but echoed Miss this figure was made and set up here by M. Bertholette. it is a perfect likeness of myself, and by mentis of it I have succeeded in rendering my at- tire absolutely faultless. In this room I have patiently studied dress as a fine art, selecting f6r myself only such col- ors and styles as proved unqucstidnably becoming to my waxen image For years this secret has been M Bertholette's and mine but list night I was so unfortunate as to entangle 1113' foot in one of the fine wires by which the figure glides up and down the room, nnd with my scissors-still grapped in my right hand, I vainly essayed to save it from a damaging full. Natural ly I i-ereatned, and as naturally I ran for hammer aud nails to repair the damage. This morning 1 summoned, in the letter you hold, M. Bertholette to the scene of the disaster." Miss Crosby bowed mock- ingly to her audience, and then turn- ing to the crest-fallen butler, said quiet- You can follow me to the library and receive your wages, Thomas You are discharged Though I could not but cover my face and laugh us I lis- tened to jEonrTtilory in the library, I should'regret to keep BO'pryipg a ser- vant about me." With this Miss Crosby swept grace- fully guests and servants to follow at their leisure. And EO the secret of Miss Crosby's success in dress was given to the world, and" the world was almost as much aghast aa if she had committed a crime. Surf Bathing' at Galveston. A Calves tun paper sajs: Last evening quite a nice little party of In- dies and gentlemen repaired to tho beach to enjoy for tho first time during the season the delights of tho bath Kverythiog wae aa lovely as could bo when the beach was reached by the bathers. Tho south wn 8 wcro as soft as the down upon an angel's wing, and perfumed with the richest and rarest odors that the flowry isles of the gulf can produce. The ladies went off to themselves, and, dunning their robes for the plunge, gave tho word when nil was ready to the byys, who underwent a similar change in their raiment at another place. Tho girls screamed nice little screams as the laughing waters would leap to their months nnd kiss tho red rosy lips that tempted them, and tho boys would stand stiff and stubborn against the plunging waves, defying the of old ocean's billows. Tho bath was be- ing hugely enjoyed, until ouo of the girls gavo a scream that indicated something more than delicious delight.' Il was a wail of agony that tested in its deep, full-toned expression the tender- ness of her soul. Tho firat outburst of agony was followed by a second, deeper and more terrible than words can ex- press. Then came the third scream, and the lady lifeless into old ocean's arms. There in hot haste about this fatal place. Men from tho beach rushed with their clothes on into the sea to render all the assistance in their power to save the dying girl." The concourse continued to increase until the beach and the gulf were alive with anxious, eager people, men and women, who wanted to know what tho matter was. The unfortunate lady was seized by a stalwart man aiid carried to the shore, where her brow waa fanned with the brim of a Panama hat, which soon restored her to consciousness With the first gleam of reason that shot across her soul she brought another scream. This time it was, Shark 1 am bitten by a shark." ith thai an- nouncement there was a departure in hot haste from tho memorable spot which will live forever in tho fuar0 of thoae who filled up the ranks of the skedaddlers. The idea seemed to seize that dele- gation that a shark could travel on dry land as well as in the sea, and under this impression a tremendous assemblage of bathers, in thin bathiug costume, could bo seen flying like a routed army through the highways of East Galves- ton After peace had been restored, the heroes of this escape armed them- selves with fishing hooks, shooters, and all the available weapons attainable, and returned to the beach fo attack the shark. He was found floating just as he waa when he wade I ho assult upon the young lady, tie was roped, hooked, shot, and brought ashoie, and provea to be a stick of tim- ber worth about fifteen cents. caa be at nl f i yohts of I V; i Beef Porlc, all ttaics. choice Also FISH, POULTR7, and WILD GAME in their season. BROADWAY, near Armstrong's Bank- AECE11T LEA, MINN. Miss Crosby and her guests had bare- ly entered "the morning room at' the breakfast, when she Was summoned to the library to receive o guest.4-'" The beautiful-woman bowed hotter stately, courteous. way. The guest bowed also, nnd then said, It is, my very unpleasant and painful duty to arrest you ou.the Charge of _ f< i Murder shrieked Miss Crosby, stepping back, and gazing at the speak- er with dilated eyes and wide Hps. Of murder, echoed the of- ficial, solemnly Miss Crosby's shriek had by this lime called n crowd of witnessing guests'an'd servants into the room and about the door. She gasped once or twice through her white, paired lips, and then mur-1 inured accuser? Who is my victim You are accused, ma'am, by your' own victim a lovely woman, and your own blood relation, if the servant's story be true. Thomas stepped forward. Yes'm, I'm your accuser he said with dignity, as he fixed his' eyes upon his pale mistress. I saw you do it from the fop of that tree out there." "Do cried Miss trembling with excitement. fatal answered TrTomas, shivering and paling at the horrible, recollection. With my own two eyes' Some one says the Russians sleep in their clothes. We should think it would destroy tho nap. A late book is entitled, Half-Hours with Insects." What a lively half-hour one can Be you as the rat'iafa, to the trap', when he saw that be.'fcid tail in it. careful of what they1 them said to a I _ v_ _ !Mn_ VV11 i i i i pickly-looking man Who passing his psace GooeNnorning This if a nice. day to take a ride.'' The sickly man winced. Some workmen engaged in excavating n cellar in Baltimore, struck a mass of timber, much decayed, which turns out to bo one side of the hull of a small- steed sailing .vessel that was wrecked there more than a century ago. A witty Frenchman says that a French major is a man who has three decorations. The third was given him because he had two; the second be- cause he had one; and the first because he had none." By the laws of Florida, no man who hus lost an arm or a leg, no matter how or when, or from what cause, can bo taxed, for: any business he may enter into, always excepting the liquor busi- ness. There is a 'merchant possessing de- cided ideas where tho line of credit should be drawn, who announces by a placard in his window OB Broadway: In God we trust. All others aro ex- pected to pay cash." Not long ago lady of Fon- tainebleau died, leaving a largo proper- ty, and among other bequests, left to a local physician who had long attended her, a huge oaken trunk, the opening of which excited great expectations But the contents did net prove to be particularly valuable. They were the drugs and doses which he had supplied her Tor years past. Hints to the Knights of Temperance. From Harpers' Magazine. The genius of temperance is apt to appear to the dram-drinker in one of two that of the religious zealot, who opens the door of the bright warm bar-room on a winter evening, looks gloomilj in and sajs tersely, You're oil going to or in that of the constable who says in effect You sha'n't drink." These remarks are addressed to poor people whohe homes are not inviting. Whut alteina- tive is offered to them If you send them out of the bar room for fear of A Strange Bird Story. From tbo San Jose (Cat.) Mercury. Lr. Page and son, cutting wood near Sail Jose, noticed for several that a number of birds remained conetautfy upon a tree near them, some coming and going from time to time. Upon cutting down the tree they discovered u limb with a hollow cavity, some two feet in length, and two or three inches in diameter, in which were two full- grown birds of some goodly sized spe- cies. There was a small aperture through which the birds were supplied with food from their mates. They were neither of them able to fly, having evi- dently never boon out of their impris- onment. How they Ciinio into the tree is a question. It is probable that the mother bird was small, and though able to make her nest in the hollow of the tree and rear her young, could not ex- trioate they did not gain strength enough to help themselves un- til the BO closed-that escape waa impossible. Those who examined tho birds think they aro about two years {old. They had been fed from their birth by their bird-fellows through tho aperaturo in tho liuib of tho tree. A nobler instance of devotion even the the human family ever exhibited. The discovery of a cheap and com- plete process for keeping all kinds of fruits, vegetables and meats Iroah and sweet, is said to have been made by a Texas physician named Davenport, whose patent is on application of the ingredients of a piekle which will arrest decomposition and extm guish the germ of decay of all animal aud vegetable substances without iin- paring the flavor or imparting to them any iujurious effect. It ;is a siniple pickle of the most inexpensive sort, costing less than briue or vinegar, in which any moat or vegetable may be kept in open vessels submerged for mouths, and when taken- out will bo found as pure and fresh as when the vegetables came from the garden or the meat from the butcher's stall. This pickle may bo furnished and prepared at a cost of four cents n barrel. Tbo pickle is so nearly tasteless and palata- ble, as to demonstrate 'its innocuous- ness. New Orleans papers assert, that green corn which had been immersed in it for twelve months, when boiled, could not be distinguished frotn corn that had been gathered that morning Mutton aud pork-chops placed in this pickle weeks ago, when subjected to heat, had preserved all their original freshness and flavor. where shall they go 1 If you take them legally by the collar, and tuin them into the street, will they find it plcasaoter than the room frotn which they are expelled Now, is it not wise for those who by liquor laws ore trying to send the bar-room into a dark, damp cellnr, aud to make it disagreeable in every way, to provide in its place a rc- eort whiclv shall 'be agreeable in evorj way If a very large part of tho tuoney which is expended for lectures, and pa- pers, and tracts upon tho evils of dram- drinking, were devoted to maintaining rcsorte pleasanter and moro attractive thau the corner grocery and the brilliant bar-room, the good cause would cer- tainly prosper uo less than now. That would be putting the wits of temperance nieu against the drum interest. It would be pushing hotuo the victory be- cause for every forlorn loiterer whose home is a cold, dark, desolate chamber it would provide a cheerful aud attrac- tive parlor, with games, papers, pipes, and innocent drinks. This would be legitimately fighting the devil with his own weapons. It would be n kind of moral suasion which the severest advocate of severe laws could not deprecate. It would be the introduction of a kindly wisdom in- to a movement which often seems cold as genius of drams would be bulked aud bewildered by an attack which borrowed its tactics from his own. Undoubtedly it would take money, and time, aud trouble. But a community which is not ready to pay that price for temperance is not yet ready to buy. Preaching the wicked- ness of dram-drinking, and enforcing prohibition even the point of the bnyouet, will not be so efficient aa as- sault as turning the flank of the enemy by making other resorts for recreation cheaper aud pleusanter than dram-shops. The blackberry industry in Georgia, North Carolina, aud other Southern States is about to open. The little town of Salem, N. C containing about inhabitants, has shipped during three years, over pounds of blackberries, for which nearly half a million dollars was received. This was equal to over bales of cotton at ten cents a pound, and is a resource certainly not to be despised.. Over one hundred and thirty lawyers were licensed in Binghampton about two weeks ago. The rural population in the vicinity heard of it, nnd yielding to a base superstition, the favorite or- der for twenty miles around was: "Take in the clothes before dark." A Russian printer charges five dol- lars to print one hundred visiting cards. Thin is about five times as much as the American printers charge for a similar job- But- then it takes the former ten times as long to set up a Russain name, aud although the card ia two feet long, he is sometimes obliged to run a few syllables of the jawbreakers on the other side. A man will carry four hundred dol- lars in his vest pocket, but a wouinu needs a portmonnaie as large as a fist and too heavy to carry in tho pocket, to escort a fifty-cent a recipe for making jelly-cake, and two samples oF dress goods. Now, you don't meau to testify my clieut looked like a hard said a prisoner's lawyer ia the General Sessions yesterday. 11 ilo bad a patch over ono eye, and his (ace was was tho answer. Yes, was he cot dressed like a gentleman when ho was arrest- ed Oh, yes, sir; he wore a suit that ho had stolen from me." Rufus ChoiUe once said to Dr Stors: "When I had been two 'days on the Rhine I knew the river perfectly couldn't have known it better if I had been drowned in it." A woman who has tried the expcri ment says When a man finds a place that is pleasanter to him than his own home, his wife should put two lumps of sugar in his coffeo, and double the amount of coffee in tho front room." be said, "another circus in town. I seo the white tent ia the die-' tance." He was short-sighted, howev- er, aud it proved to be nothing but a foahiorable young man wearing one of the present style of collars. A Virginia City Chinaman tied his donkey by o rope to the front door knob of a man's house who owed him a dollar for fire-wood, aad let the beast howl while he sr.t an tho steps nnd wailed The beseigcd man capitulated in three hours. A Chicago daily came out last Friday with columns of tho Delinquent Tax List of Cook county The citi- zens of the county have thrown away their directories and substituted their tax list. Tho latter is moro full und complete. Consolation is always soothing to the bereaved. Here is what a western journalist offers to his readers. Owing to the death of tho chief, editor there will be no editorial next Tuesday, but look out for a regular ripper on Wed- nesday A lawyer was noticed nt a recent concert enthusiastically applauding one of the gingers, and trying to get up an encore. Fond of music, isn't he siid ono acquaintance to another. ''No'' was the reply, It's more instinct. He is moving for anew trial.' In speaking of the vocal perform- ances of a celebrated singer, a musical critic said We hung upon every remarkable proof of the sing- er's power of execution.'1 A jury have been finding a man puil- ty, and then recommending him to mer- cy because it was not clearly proved that ho had committed the offense charged againpt him. There was less logic in its proceedings than in that of the jury who. although a priioner con- fessed himself guilty, yet acquitted him because, as the foreman afterward ex- plained the astonished judge, the prisoner was such a liar that they could not believe him. Romantic and Thrflliii? Recognition. Ftoni the San Fiancisco Call. About ten je.irs two left their home in t'tlinoK gffd went California The dUei a mini ol most steady habits, ahd' had' received good businobh education, but the young- cr u'as inclined to be. difbfpaled, and, indeed, had figured in so muuy scrapes at home, thai his departure re- gretted in his native village, v The brotherb lived for a (short tinierin "San- Franuibco while they luukcd for situa- tions. The younger brolhcr, however, fell iuto bad couipay, and they sepcrat-. ed by mutual consent Tlic elder brfth- obt.tiuod a situation in a wholefalo store a.s a poiter, ind by his diligence, and stcadinoao so worked himself into the confidence of his employers that he rose from the (position of porter to that ot a tho firm. He late- ly purchased n house in Bush utreet, married a lady with a considerable for- tune of her own, :ind on List Christuiha eve he saw three beautiful children around him enjoying the of a tree. The family retired at midnight, but the gentleman had hard- ly closed his eyes when he was awak- ened by a noise down st.iirs, and mov- ing stealthily to the parlor with :i vcr in his saw a oiid. oring to open tho where he kci.O his silver. Leveling his revolver at thij thief's head, ho exclaimed "Stop oe" you aro a dead m.m The dropped from the hands of the lar, who, falling on his knees, out: At God is my judge, I did not know that you lived lu-ru Tho gentleman then discovered to hLr horror that the burglar ho about to shoot was tho younger brother whom he had not met ior nearly ten }oirh Thai nicht the burglar slept peacefully under the roof of bib forg.vmj; brother, who assured a fiiend with tears in his cyctv that he was about to give Kim cinplojo incut in his own store, and that he had spent a happier Cnristmas. Packing1 Butter. Tho Boston Produce Exchange givea the following diiectiun.1-fur paukint; but- i tor for that market: Tho the package has more to do with the sale than f-huppcrs are are aware of. In this maiket, there is a decided preference for a neat Kastcrn-rnade: white ash or spruce tub, uettinir from; thirty to sixty pounds, and it sells the readiest The tubi should" bo' vrell soaked in brine be foi e filling, the' butter packed bolidly and filler! within a quarter of au inch of the top of thtf tub Cover the top with a piece (if clean new bleached cotton cloth soaked in brine, and tucked neatly down at tho edge In packing butter and petting it ready for uiarktt, neatness is indis. pensabllF, nnd besides that, it pays. Never pack two colors in the same-' package. Light-colored or streaked butter alwajs soils hard and at loW piiccs Use the best suit, you can Tare your tubs correctly and allow for one pound bo.ikage, it saves trouble all around, the time having gone bf, when v, ood, salt, and pickle cau be soldi as butter. When Oov Yunce was the Notch Carolina mountain district for congress in he found at one of bis :.ppointuients an immense nudicncof an ingenious mountaineer who had ken advantage the oceisi'in to set up a menagerie exhibition one snake in a <_'la-s The exlubitof Ftood ut tho d-jor and drummed up audience with a set t-peech, while aJonu tiddler added to the interest of the headed snake show within. After iba speaking was over in the evening, thff governor approached the snake sh.inty, put down his tea cents, and walked in, II is as great when he heard the man on the outside exclaim Ohr yes l.idies and gentlemen, come way aud see the greatest curiosities ill the world, the two headed snako Zcb. Vanco, both for ten cents comer this The population of Great Britian since 1S01, increased from to and the London that it be doubled in fifty years. How to fceJ it will be great difficulty, for n leading British agriculturist said in n recenf speech J It appears to mu, and it been served by niiny of our leading men, that a steady deterioration is going on ID the producing powers of this island." A Virginian has jus-t compiled fjencology of tho descoudaiits of hontas During tbo courso of his bors bo incidcnlly gathered