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Bloomfield New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - July 29, 1879, Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaVol. Bloomfield pa., tuesday july 30, 1870. No. 31.the times. An independen family new Quot up rtt run Usnap Vert to what by. Mortimer amp x. 0�? h u h s c u i 1 t i a n prick. Trip no m county on is six month. 75 Otey of till co that on your postage included. Ii my hex month. Postas included. My invariably in Advance i w advert la Lnu rat a item Shari opon apply. poetic. Gold. Gold Ink a in every aim of life it Iwaya to lofty and the lowly. And Nti Rouda beneath it a Ablo poll each Wapl ration High and holy. For it we Niter Earnest prayer. And Iol ctn vows Aro Tunde and broken and Mcanly barter Faith Anil Hope and Hitler scathing word Are spoken. Gold a out add one hour # life or buy love a holiest caresses it cannot stay the Silver Streak time Blenda with Beauty a Auburn tresses it cannot bring Tbs loved one Back so rudely Tom from our embraces it cannot smooth to Wrt Klod brow scored deep with gites relentless Travos. Gold cannot bring to nth a Ruddy glow rack to the Cheek of fading Beauty a it cannot hath the till email voice that bits of Long neglected duty t it cannot heal to broken heart throbbing Ellb some sorrow \ for words that wring the soul it Day Gold cannot bring Tellof to Morrow. Then let us spurn the glittering bribe nor breath for it one sigh of sorrow a Gold can at last but gild the blog or buy the pall that want must borrow the lowliest heart id All the land is Rich indeed beyond All treasure if truth and virtue band in hand Llave been through life in Rulo and the wrong Man. He Here a no bettor fellow than 1 lob Lindsay a Riih the Universal voice of Bis neighbor -11 but for one failing Uliey Felt in Cou Clence bound to add. He one failing a proneness to indulge in Strong drink had been sufficient to counterbalance All bobs Good qualities. Active industrious and energetic he was a Man to Mako his Avny in the world. Indeed Many times Success seemed within his grasp. But just at the critical moment und while his friends were hopefully saying a a if Boll Only hold out a a a sudden relapse would come and a weeks dissipation would squander the fruits of a month of sober Industry. It was a sore trial to Mary Lindsay to see her husband the slave of a loth some appetite. Her s waa a proud a Well fes a Loving heart and it stung her to note the look of a suppressed Triumph visible of the faces of certain friends in opposition to whose counsels she had married Hauda inc Bob Lindsay in preference to Rich old and ugly Dydymus Dodd. Whatever of Bob s earnings had escaped the rut seller s grip had gone to buy a neat Little Home which would have been a very Happy one but for the one great drawback. Bob bad Elveu a mortgage for a it or Tiou of the Purchase Money and several times be had raked enough together to to but just then his besetting temptation would overcome him and the Money instead of going to cancel the debt which Lay like a Load of Mary a heart and Bung like u Shadow Over her Home would be worse than wasted. In the course of time and Hus less this mortgage came into the bands of did minus i Odd. From him Bob knew it would be useless to seek indulgence even had he Felt free to ask a favor of Dydymus Dodds a humiliation at which Ida own As Well As Mary a Pride revolted. With that will and earnestness which had to often before carried Bob to the verge of Success and needed Only per Severando to assure it the required sum was once More accumulated. A a you May Trust me this time Mary a said huh with a parting Alsa the morning he started to town to carry the Money to Dydymus Dodd lawyer who had Possession of the mortgage. With a fervent prayer that he might not he led into temptation Mary returned her husbands Klas and went about her dully care tilled with anxiety for what the Day might bring Forth. Boh Felt Brave and Strong till he came in sight of the Cross roads tavern. Old Gitonn from the Force of habit turned his head toward his accustomed hitching place. Hob urged him on and in a moment More would have to it Cecii out of danger. Hut then the Demon of irresolution tools Possession of his soul. A a its n sultry Day a Hob Soliloquy sized a a and a Glass of something cools just one can do no old Donn Given his head was soon rubbing his nose in Friendly re Cogul ton against the sign Post while ills master was exchanging salutations with the Host we Liln. A a a cold whisky Teddy or. He Golt Quot said Hob a a a pair of pm i mean for i Hope you la do me the Honor of your Bdl Spany and you Friend Quot turning to a Sevdy look Ling stranger lit the Corner a a won to you join us Quot he of the seedy looks a did no to care if he did and stepped Forward into line without More words. The toddles appeared and disappeared in a twinkling. Then a three handed Chat was struck up and the toddles were repeated All at Bob s expense for there Wem t a Stony drop in Hla blood. The seedy stranger made himself so pleasant that Hob was glad to learn they were going the same Road. He even offered to Liuro old Roan with his new Friend on the old fashioned plan of a ride and tic a hut the latter declined it Oil Ely saying As they wore Only going a Short Way together he would manage to keep up afoot if Hob did no to ride too another round of drinks and Hob and the stranger took their departure lug a right Riner Rlee humor. A a Here Quot said the latter when they had reached the heart of the Forest where a Folt get it uth branched from the main no and a a we must part for my Way la by this Bob expressed his regret at the eur forced separation and was on the Point of reluctantly resuming Lila journey when the stranger begged hint to night for a Short rest. A a Here s a Nice Cool place among the Bushes a added the stranger a and Here is a Little something for refreshment a producing a Flat bottle from his pocket a a our Chat has been so pleasant that i would like to enjoy half an hour More of Bob was in no mood to be unsociable and be and his com Pun pm were soon seated aide by Side on a log As costly us general Marion Aud the British officer the Day they dined on Sweet potatoes served on a piece of bark. The stranger uncorked the bottle and handed it to Boh. A a what is it a inquired the latter. A a Brandy Quot the other answered. Quot health and happiness Quot mid Bob by Way of preface to a Good gulp. A gurgling groan Esca Ted him. The flask dropped from his hand. His Throat burned a though scorched with his temples throbbed. A confused Buz plug tilled Bis ears. A sense of numbness pervaded his brain Aud he fell to the ground unconscious. In a Trice the stranger dragged him into a Thlu Ket and stripping him of his outer clothing replaced Hie own therewith and mounted Hoan Rode out into the Woods with bobs clothes and Money. The robber was afraid to venture far till night set in. Then under cover of the darkness he Burtred Forward boiling before Dayl lbt to be Well out of reach. Boon a River intercepted his flight. It was swollen by recent ruins Aud the rapid current made its passage dangerous to those unaccustomed to the Ford. A a Burely this must be the right place Quot muttered the robber a i observed it closely yesterday Yea this is the la Oor Tonu recoiled and sled t it Bis rider spurred him on. A headlong plunge buried horse and rider beneath the surging Waters. The two came up again and separated. With a violent struggle the horse clambered up the Hank but the Man was swept swiftly Down vainly contending against the dark and angry flood i Days after the body of a drowned Man was found where it had been borne by the current. The features were Juist recognition hut it Wuh identified by the garments a that of Boh Lindsay. Poor Mary was heart broken. With All Bob s faults or rather la spite of i one fault a lie loved him dearly. And when the funeral a nver he Sal Down la her desolate Home and mourned and would not be comforted. A a a a a when Bob awoke from lit stupor and discovered the plight he a in Money horse and raiment nil gone it i i impossible to describe Iii remorse and shame. A a i ran never look Mary in the face again Quot he exclaimed. A a Dodd will lie pitiless. Her Home which she loves so Well will he sold Over her head. No 1 can never look Herl the face clothing himself perforce in the rag left by the robber he wandered on Ulin Lessly and for Many Days lived like any other tramp. But at last a change came Over ills spirit. It was cowardly to desert Mary thus. He would go Luick and liner ills share of the trouble Aud As much of Hern As he could. Once for All he would be n Man Aud this Lime there should lie no slip and he turned again towards i Home. At length he reached the River and As he walked along the margin of the River to and the Ford which Lay somewhere above i eyes fell on an object partly imbedded in the mud. He caught it up eagerly und examined an exclamation of Joy Hurst from his 111�, and he pressed Forward with redoubled sliced. He soon reached the Ford w huh to paused without difficulty for the water Hail fallen considerably mid at Nightfall was at ills own door. At the sound of words wit flu he mused on the threshold. A a if i could Ever love another after poor bub a said Mary a broken voice a a it would never be you Dydymus Dodd who ought to be ashamed to choose my hour of sorrow to insult a a you shill either marry me or leave this House i Quot returned the harsh voice of Dydymus Dodd. Quot a lies la do neither vol Nln to thundered Boh bursting in like a shot. Dydymus started us it the sight of a ghost hut la an lust ant Mary s arms were around bobs neck. A ooh Bob Bob Quot she cried Quot i thought you were dead and burled. First old Lolau came without you then they found a Man drowned in your clothes and we burled hint in your Boh Story soon Deqi called the mystery. Dydymus Dodd ground ills Teeth with fury. A a ill sell you out nil the sume Quot he growled spitefully a not so fast Quot answered Bob a a in be got the Money to your pm try a Why i thought you were robbed Quot a a to i was. But i found Tny pocket Book All right to Day where it was washed from the thief s Boh paid off the mortgage and never drank again and now he and Mary Are the happiest couple and one of the Best to do la All that country. 1 9 a a Courtesy exemplified. While at Providence h. I., says a writer in the a lie publican Quot i met or. Mary a. Livermore at Llie Bouse of a i lend. At table the conversation fell a ton the subject of Lio lateness. The hostess told of a Friend of her a Little antique in her munters for whom a reception was Given by one of the Beacon Street aristocracy of boy ton. At dinner the guest poured out her Tea in her Saucer to Cool it a method of refrigeration which was quite i fait thirty years ago. The guests looked surprised and some were inclined to smile at her simplicity Aud ignorance of High toned propriety but the indy of the House poured some Tea into her Saucer and Drauk it therefrom. This was considered a hint to All and the guest was placed at her ease. Mrs. Liver More a Aid a a i was once the recipient of u very marked politeness of n similar when i was i Loudon my Hustind and i received a verbal invitation from lady Vilas whom i had met once or twice pleasantly to come to <01110 to her House next evening and meet a few friends of hers. We accepted Aud went. But i was deceived by the informality of the invitation Aud up it owed it was merely to meet Milf n dozen neighbors or int Imide Friend. To we went out Riding in the afternoon stopping there on the Way Back to the hotel. A judge of my Nunz quient to and the House illuminated and a Large and Brilliant Purl y assembled in full dress in my Honor. A there i was in a Plain Carriage Drent Bonnet and Black gloves a a a what in the world did you do Quot inquired n Young girl. Quot Why i went right into the House und to the ladles dressing room whence i sent a Noto to the hostess saying that i had mis apprehended her Luvett Etlou and was not in appropriate costume. A Bho run up und reassured me by telling me they had cum to see me and did no to care about the dress und curried me right Down with her a a All la fut Drc a und the indies without huts and Huir elaborately dressed 1 with Brown dress Imre hands Bonnet on. I noon recovered the self Possession which the Faux put somewhat disturbed Aud was greeted with splendid cordiality. In a few minutes or. Liv. Ermiro around behind me and whispered a a did no to you think Mary All these ladies had 011 White kids when you come in a a a i looked around und they were nil buro i undid. Moreover i observed that a half dozen Hud bonnets on. This Hal dozen rapidly increased till we were in majority and soon discovered that no indy who arrived after i did Hud removed her lint. Now Eliut is what i Call politeness i Quot it does t to to too shrewd. It does no to to Inko advantage of another a piece Mylles. It is done however and by men who Pride themselves on their shrewdness. C uus cur of the Boston a a transcript Quot says lie knows a Case in Point. A Well known business Man la Boston wanted certain work done. It required special professional skill which hut few Ever attained. But he found u Young Man who possessed it in a High degree who was greatly in need of work and consented to work for very Small . To employer chuckled. The Young Man went to work und worked on a definite he put the very Best skill he Hud into Hie work. Halo employers customers were delighted. They not Only liked what he did hut they liked it so Well that they would have no other. Again the employer chuckled. His business was growing la proportions and in one Day the Young Man asked for higher . His employer said he Attard it. The Young Man knew that that was a lie but he did t say so. He kept on working doing better and belter. Again his employer chuckled not alone Over his gains but Over the fact that he had As he thought deceived the Young Man. I Coull. Dence in his own sagacity had a rude Awakening one morning he Learned that his a a dupe Hud set up in business for himself. The customer who liked his work would have to other. The employer has not been Able to find Auy one who could just Mutch to at any Price. It does t to be too shrewd. You May buy things for Lew than they Are Worth for some time hut the balance has got to be paid in tho end. Ufos to Siberia. He Berle has Long been not merely the political but Universal prison of Russia capital punishment being now reserved for cases of High treason and murder punishment with transportation for life. But in ibis transportation there Are Many grades. Bauls quient to one of the Border fortresses is 1u Mildest form usually inflicted upon military offenders. Next comes Western Siberia which traversed by several commercial highways containing Many Large towns and in constant communication with plus san offers so Many advantages that More than one criminal whose term has expired a remained there in preference to returning Home. Eastern Blob la called by the russian a a a Lenl Kalnuki Quot lie Otid Lake Baikal to dreaded by the convicts for its remoteness and sterility it Lieng a common saying among them that a Mono your in the fasts worse than two in the Mora Tetra blk than All however is the sentence of hard Lulor in the mines especially those of quicksilver which by its corrosive action upon the hones makes a certain and horrible death tho inevitable Climax of the penalty. Escape is All but impossible from the countless military pickets und the strictness of their surveillance hut us if to make Assurance doubly sure the itus Slun government is sending Many of it political prisoners to the new acquired Island of Hagh Allu lying lie tween the Hilric Ranii const and Japan. In tho reign of Nicholas prisoners were often com lulled to March the whole distance with chains of their Ankles hut happily this barbarity has become rare of Lulo years though there sects reason to fear that it Lime be revived Leforc Long Prate essay on woman. After Man came woman. Aud she has been after him Ever since. Bi10 is a person of free extraction being made of Many a rib i done to know Why Adunni wanted to fool away his ribs in that Way but i Suplit be he was not Mccou Unble for All to did. It costs More to keep a woman than three dogs Aud u shot gun. But she pays you Book with interest by giving you a House full of children to keep you awake at night and smear molasses Candy Over your sunday coat. Meshkis a wife 1 a very convenient Urt Lole to have around the House. Be is Handy to swear it the Over you Cut yourself with a razor and Don t feel like bin plug yourself. Woman is the Superior being in Massachusetts. There Are about 110,000 More of her sex than males in that state. This accounts for the terrified hunted Down expression of the single men who emigrate from tho East. Woman is not created perfect. Be has her faults such As false hair false complexion and so on. Nut she is a great Deal belter than her neighbor and she knows it. Eve was a woman. She must have been a Model wife too for it Cost Adam nothing to keep her la clothes. Still i Don t think she was Happy. She could t go to sewing Circle and air her information about everybody she knew nor excite the envy of other ladles by wearing her new Winter Bonnet to Church. Neither could she bang Over the Bock Fence and gossip with her neighbor. All these blessed privileges were denied her. Poor eve she s Afien Herald. _ _ a ready sad being in a confidential mood the other evening lawyer Pleadwell a induced to Tell Why he did no to marry Young miss tend Rhent to whom he had formerly it a d attention. A a Well Quot he began a a one sunday evening i called upon her with the intention of bringing things to a focus. I had thought of nothing else for a week till my Tulud bad got into such a state of agitation that i hardly knew what i was about. We were a Ittig opposite each other talking on casual matters when i suddenly braced up and looking Mary in the Eye rather sternly i suspect said i a a now answer me without equivocation mind you re Ltd oath Tell me whether or not to the Best of your knowledge and belief you Are ready and willing to become or. Pleadwell Quot Well gentlemen tho showed a spirit i had which thoroughly awakened me to a appreciation of tue fool i Hud made of myself. Mary was on her feet in an instant raised herself to her full height she had never seemed so tall before and with a a or. Pleadwell when i am ready and willing. I will Send you word sir1 she flounced out of tie room. And in Well i thought id be going. Now gentlemen this it not to be repeated a added Pleadwell half repenting Bis burst of could Eure. All promised not to Tell mud that it How we heard of it

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