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Bloomfield New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - November 26, 1878, Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaVol. Bloomfield ra., , november �?~20,1878. No. -18-the times. An Independent family newspaper n per Austao avatar to Siut Sitf. Mortimer amp 00. Lunacy option muh. Win in Tiik Emmr i one year.01 so mix month. Oft or tub Coutt one year Siwl Tirtel. Ii w mix month. I outage . Invariably in Advance i ration. Advertising rate inn Imine non apply kor Titu tons. Bird song. Pretty Pelt or pretty pretty a rhythmical and Sweet and Clear in the May time of Hie year pretty or cloy a bang the red blvd All a men in the Ducky brandies Green bang a of Home sweetheart dear pretty pretty a pretty i pretty pretty pretty pretty a with a rhythm More Clear and Sweet did the mor King Wren repeat pretty pretty a a loaded i a listened to tho word. Imitating both the Benle a i stayed my wandering feet pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty i pretty a pretty i pretty in Iny in Emory a View memory Ever fond Truoy pretty pretty in beamed , to that then like the red Binl and the Wren i dual Needa be Alngog too pretty pretty pretty i w. L. woman a adventure. Orville was one of the sober Little american towns which n certain clan of novelists an delighted to a elect is a scene of Ali or romances and which frequently lie asleep for so Long u period of time that it is a positive Blessing when something out of the Ordinary course of events awake them out of their state of lethargy. Orrville and been asleep for almost twelve years when an event occurred which together with the attendant incidents completely aroused the whole town. Orrville was situated on Lake Wuno us one of the most charming Little sheets of water in our Inland Stutes. In a secluded Valley shut out As it were from nil the rest of the world by the surrounding Hills with a solitary Majestic Mountain keeping silent Vigil Over the slumbering scene Lay the in Nuh Ful Lake and on its margin the miniature town. The spot was All that a pout might fancy or a romantic Lover Sigli for and when there was advertised a a a new summer resort the Orrville House at Orrville a with every accommodation ac., ao., it is not surprising that Many persons who had been struck by the surpassing Beauty of the place of they caught a flying glance of it in the lii plug train should respond immediately to the Opportunity and engage to spend the summer or autumn months at so charming a resort. Among the earlier guests at tho Orr Ville House were Charles Lacy a tal tiled Young barrister of limited Means colonel Harris and a or. Van Haven a handsome Young merchant of new York. Charles l. and Mattie Harris had Ilieen playmates lit their childhood but the former bad removed from his native place in ills fifteenth year and Hail never met the sweetheart of his Boyish Days until time had transformed him into the fill stature of a were now so completely changed that they met at Orrville As entire strangers and were Only recognized to one another by the mention of Miler names and places of residence. The acquaintance thus renewed ripened into ardent love and Cit Arles Lacy considered flu self the Luckiest fellow on Earth. A a did you heat the news Mattie Quot asked Lacy one morning As ills betrothed seated Hersill at the breakfast table by ills Side. A no what laity a Johnson a co., Bankers in this town have been robbed of Over one Hundred thousand dollars a a you Don t say so when did it of curve a a Home time during the earlier part of the morning. The thief whoever to is made n pretty full haul of it left the firm with a very Small sum for it own pocket Book. It was a private banking House and involves Many of the leading persons of the a a and they Haven t secured the guilty parties a a Quot no and tire nut Likely to do so either. Men who take such goodly sums As this generally secure u Safe Avenue of c8enm?. Slut i can Tell you this a lie added lowering Bis voice and inclining ills head toward Iier a a suspicion Falls on the Orrville House hut no one individually As far As i am aware just then a waiter placed u letter by his Side saving Quot something for or. Ley it rend thus a come to it Ilion it once. Your presence is needed immediately at or. Grec Tupi. Do not delay. A. a a what is this v conic to Dalton it once a. H. Who can that Ierson hey slut ill Quot in a called away for it Little while Mattie a he said. In explanation replacing the note in the envelope a a hut expect to be Mick soon. I must go forthwith a and pressing her hand he left the Hereu Kunet room hurriedly packed the necessary articles in his Valise and was it the station just in time to catch the morning train. A a s a a. A a it was evening. The Culm round Moon smiled mgt of the Placid utile Lake in All her pensive glory. Nature breathed her soft musical murmuring mid everything seemed to whisper Quot Fence slut the heart of Mattie Harris knew anything but Penco As site left the Gay crowd of thoughtless dancers in the brilliantly lighted hotel for an atmosphere More in Harmony with her saddened spirit. Her heart was very heavy to night. She wandered listlessly Down to the Waters Edge. A Little bout Lay moored there. Hite seated herself in it where she Felt she could be und Murlind in her lonely meditations. Her thoughts soon found utterance Quot what a change a she murmured Quot what a change from our Happy condition of n week ago i can hardly realize ill a Lunik robbed and a Quirles arrested is tho per icon tor of the Rob Liery and thrown into prison. How could they Ever suspect him v yet tho Are very mysterious and it Hasty investigation Point to him. It is evident to me though that lie Only left Orrville temporarily that lie was called away. Hon Mac that he should have destroyed the letter anti that it turns out that there is no such Turson As Greenup in Dalton it is not it All strange that he should have Liscome excited when n couple of men Laid heir hands on him As he was getting out of the train and told him to was a thief and was wanted immediately it Orrville. Who would t get excited under such circumstances ? what nonsense they allege they say he might have written the note himself and passed it through the Tost slut i know that he Lias not the least link of connection with the Ali stir and the authorities had no right to commit him to prison when he can obtain Lull from half a dozen Dot tar enl persons. Slut thu people Here Are so excited that they will listen to a tear trickled Down her Pale Cheeks. Quot pshaw i la not he such it baby All will lie right she sat in the boat Tiutin the Light in the different departments of the hotel gradually disappeared and was just about to Rise and return to the House when a figure coining Down the Puth towards her induced her to retain her sent. The figure proved to he that of the Young merchant or. Van Mattie had ulna a been attracted by the handsome face and winning my users of the Guy new yorker and rather enjoyed Hie society than otherwise. To she remained seated until he took his place by her Side. Quot let a Row out upon the Lake a said Van Haven without a unnecessary Quot Good evening a is he raised the oars and pulled gently from tho Shore. Quot it in a very quiet night and we shall not be disturbed. Moat of the folks have retired. We must move Quot Why a a questioned Mettle rather surprised it teds remark. Quot Why v do you want o betray yourself a a Quot betray myself a i Why Altol Are you talking about a Quot just then the Moon which bad i men shining on his Back fell full upon ills face and revealed a countenance with nit unusual strange expression and to the great astonishment of futile the fuel that her companion was asleep a Van Haven Bud been known to walk to ills sleep and Iier Forni n great Many marvellous feat while in Tomt condition and Mettle Harris herself it nil happened to meet him once while enjoying a somnambulist in rumble. 80site Wasny to at nil frightened by the circumstances under which site suddenly found herself placed hut was somewhat astonished and being a Young Ludy of it Good Deal of mischief and possessed of the usual amount of curiosity of course site determined to let iter companion continue on Bis inc Turill excursion. Quot what Are you talking about a repented Mattie iter saddened features gov lug place to in amused smile. Quot you know Well enough what 1 am talking Nisi it Jim. We must secure it to Naglit. It May in found where we be Bidden it and Llinat would be the inst of us. Bul letter wits a slurp thing of ours was t it i Remido lest Ley nitty be cleared though then suspicion would seek Somo other party. To we d better and some other quarters us soon a we Cun possibly do to without musing tiny com uncut upon it and of course we will not let the Money remain where it is at the mention of Lucy s name and Quot Money a Muttle s mind which for the past week had been invariably coupling those words together caught eagerly it tho suspicion thus aroused and her very Frame Shook rut the Light of n great disclosure suddenly flushed upon her. Hic Luid found one of the guilty purties concerned in the Bank robbery and could liberate her Lover the discovery wet almost too much for her a Dluhi Mist Sulu cd her eyes. Hi10 clutched eagerly for tho Side of tho last. Hut she soon recovered from the first Shock yet did not permit herself to he it no she trembled so violently. Van Haven continued Quot we must leave to Morrow Don t you think so a a a Ventur cd futile. Not lets lie quiet for fear we should lie Quot All they moved slowly and Nul ulessly across tho rippling Waters of the Luke until they reached the opposite Shore. The Woods Hung darkly Over the tranquil Depths and All wits quiet. Van Huven tied the tout and stepped ashore followed silently by Mattie. He led the Way Toa dense Thicket of nude Thrush pausing a moment to assure himself that they were alone. Having satisfied himself of this polut he took u few Steps Forward and cautiously raised n Large Stone. Under it Lay a casket. Lie picked it up and replaced the Stone. Quot i la carry Ltd suld Mattie with Avld ious eagerness feeling confident that if she once got Possession of the stolen Money All would be Wall with her. Quot very Well Quot said the somnambulist and consigned the casket to her keeping a a now let us go to Theroa Tangulu and we will finish the arrangement of our plans of we Cross Over to Mattie considered it a matter of prudence to agree and followed her sleeping companion to the Lake lie took his scat in tie bout and loosening the Chain from tho sapling enjoining his associate to maintain perfect Amienee until they should be out on the Lake. To seemed to think that nil was Well and shoved Oil from the Shore. Mattie stood in tho Inonu Light and watched the i mat and its solitary oarsman until they both were concealed within tho dark Shadow of tho Mountain behind which the Moon was Fust hiding herself. A a i i a afe now i Quot she said with a Joyful bound. But what Hull i do in a half u mile from any House and have no menus of Cro Hsiug Hie Luke. There s a Road Here somewhere though which leads to tho town. I la walk to the hotel if it takes till morning there is no time to to to saying site begun iter search for the read which was soon found and after four hours of rapid walking fur which the excitement of the of Caslon Lent the requisite amount of strength she reached Orville. Hite lust no time in informing the authorities of lie town of her singular adventure producing the casket for their exam Qunilon in proof of her statement Marly in the morning Lief re most of lie guests 1 it i Urise Jhc Orrville House was surrounded by in if u dozen men evidently intent a san the capture of sonic one within. Presently Van Haven made tils App it a Ratnee on the ground floor Verandah apparently unconscious Liat anything was wrong. Tho sight of the police quickly a deceived him it was up with him. He was it once without any ceremonious notification of the reason Why lie wits thus rudely dealt with. Mattie came Down just then after a Short sleep and was requested to follow when the of leers started Dotu the Street with their prisoner in custody attended by a Large crowd of excited Spectator which Hud soon congregated. A preliminary examination convinced nil parties of the guilt of Van Ali Tau hut did not exonerate Lacy from complicity in the affair. The subsequent investigation however fastened the guilt upon two parties Van Jln Vau and 11 Jumes Thompson 1111 Orrville Man with whom the former and been on terms of suspicious let Lyncy. Of course nil redress was Mude to or. Ley for the Hasty opinions of Tiu people concerning him and wus accepted by him As satisfactory. But 11 More in a Erlna expression of the Tuniks of the Bankers was made when or. Johnson item self Hie senior partner of Hie firm Rose in tho police court and said Quot Tomt in consideration of the surprising Good sense and bravery of miss Harris in securing tho Gully parties in this robbery it to Cense his pleasant duty to present in tho name of the Flint to the former the sum of ten thousand dollars and that the latter the sum of Elf teen thousand dollars and that he could accept no we need not attempt to describe the applause stud Good feeling elicited by these remarks that is left to the imagination of the Reader. No clamorous demonstrations of Grot etude were made by either of the recipients of gifts hut both expressed their thanks in u single sentence and retired from the court together amid the acclamation of the crowd. Three weeks Nufler Wurdy Orrville was going wild Over a Gay wedding mid Hud a Camilly ii wakened out of its Long tip Vit 11 Vinkle sleep and the happiest couple in town were Zuirle Lacy mid Mallu flurries. A strange wedding fee. Many years Ngo a new York minister was wailing in the of lec of it lawyer who was our of his member Chul Lingon various subject and As the pastor happened to speak of the hard times mid Trio Thoc Barcli in Puying ills Small salary the lawyer remarked Quot now i Hattley agree with you fits tor in your assertion that ministers Uro paid less for their work Trinu any other class of professional men. They have a great Deal Given to them in one Wuy or an other Dou Tiou parties Christmas presents Etc. Then the item of wedding fees which you Seldom hear them speak about but which must amount to quite a sum several Hundred dollars in the course of the year brings them in u Gootel a do it a a Taluk so Quot said tho clergy mail. Quot now come right Down to dots what do you suppose is the average fee thut i receive a Quot i should say Twenty dollars was a Low estimate Quot sold the lawyer. Quot Here in new York 1 Buve often known to give one Hundred dollars and it 11 Fly Dollar fee is quite Coumou but the fact that you marry u Gootel Many of the poor or those who ure moderately Well Olf As Well As tho Rich i should think us i said that Twenty dollars was a pretty Low Quot thut calculation is rather Large a said the minister a shut still i Carnot Tell exactly ail i have received this Quot no i presume said the lawyer. A a 1 have noticed that ministers done to generally know How much they line received when the sunt is pretty Large hut i rather think Uliey would if it was a Small one. Slut 1 will Tell you what i a Iii do i will give you ten dollars far half your next fee mid i done to believe i a Bill lose anything by it either. Do you accept that a the minister hesitated a moment and then said Quot yes Well yes Quot i la accept hints ten dollars for half the next he soon Imide him Good morning and went Home to his dinner. While he sat it the table Hie my rang mid Hie servant came in saying a Man it the door wished to see Iii 111 n moment. He found n rough looking funner standing there who accosted hint thus Quot Good morning or. A. I came in to see if you could just he to up this morning. Hul and i have been talking about it a Good while and we be come to the conclusion that Minlu t any use to wait any a Quot o yes a Snail the doctor Quot walk in walk in. Where do you want to lie married a Quot i Light Here a said the Farmer a if you re willing. Hal s in the Wagon and ill bring her hoho brought in a Blooming country maid stud tho minister who bad dulled ids gown mid slip Ted on his Liest coat Mude them one in ills most impressive style. After the ceremony and the congratulations the Farmer said Quot about tho fee minister we Hainet got much Money but 1 thought your children might he fond of buying which he tipped up 11 in ill Box and out rolled a Little White Pup on the piano. The minister could scarcely contain Bis mirth bul thanked the bridegroom and told him Hie children would be Glud of it and ittle him a pleasant Good morning. He Al Nisbet ills dinner then putting the Pup carefully Back into the Box he started with it under his Arm for the lawyers of lec. His Frieml was quite surprised to see him so soon no Iii hut the pastor relieved his our Losty by saying Quot i had no idea when 1 accepted your offer this morning that 1 should have come so soon to claim it and i hardly think 1 should line accepted it so quickly had 1 known i was to marry n couple to Day mid receive such an unusual and fee. Generally there is not much difference in them but tills was a perfect Surprise to Quot no bucking out now a said the lawyer Quot that in Guiu was fair and Square mid you must hold to it. Here s your ten dollars hand Over the the minister demurred a moment mid told him to should beware Bow be made Rush promises again but of Lully us fastening the cover of the Box sold. A a All right. Ill stand by the tumbled out the Pup upon the Lucy or a desk and with Hie Blandes smile Fiou his face waving his hand and bowing politely to suld a there is the fee which half will you take a the hunk look of amaze men and disgust which overspread the countenance of the lawyer Asho looked at the Roll of Pup Pluess was amusing to see. Quot you done to mean it that you married a couple and that wus your fee a a a indeed it was Quot said the minister. A a and the Man who presented it thought its wus doing a handsome tiling a a then with u Hearty laugh the lawyer a Taf a cd bit my t to say in regard to the enriching of funded hint the Gold piece and told him that lie thought he had nothing flu later by wedding fees. A Baptist weekly. How Prairie dogs get Waters. It has always been a subject of curiosity mid inquiry As to How stud where Pru Irle dogs Liv lug 011 the Prairie far away from any River or Stream obtain their water. Or. F. Leech formerly of Mercer county pa., mud a frontiers Tunu of experience a arts that the dogs dig their own Wells each Village having one with a concealed opening. It matters not How far Down the water May be the drugs will keep of digging Unhul they reach it. He knows of our such Well two Hundred feet deep and having u circular staircase leading Down to the Waters. Every time a dog wants to drink he descends the staircase which considering the distance is no mean task. La digging for water the and Mala display us much Pluck As la resisting the a flirts of Sequera to expel them from the land of their progenitors

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