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Lebanon Advertiser (Newspaper) - September 16, 1857, Lebanon, PennsylvaniaBy we. Breslin my Prius �7. Seltzer a to Arney a t l a a i la Cumberland Street nearly opposite by Tia a hotel Lebanon a. Aug. 26/37. District attorney will attend to Ali his official business also All other Legal and professional business entrusted to him will be promptly attended to. Of it cry it Cumberland Street second door Toast front Murkot st Lebanon july 22, 57. Isaac Moffer Surveyor and conveyancer office in Cumberland Street opposite the a a Eagle hotel a Lebanon a. Lebam Pru 221857.-ly. Keh Vilh. Del. We. Guile old has removed his of fico to Bis new residence on Market Street a few doors North of Baber amp Ovest store and Between it and the new lutheran Church Lebanon Deo. 10, 1856.-1l done to Lor get to Call at a amp Tkins amp Mcadams and examine their i Floc Stock of boots show so trunks travelling hag t. ,. A revolvers pistols pocket knives. A Beautiful assortment and cheap at Ang. 19, �?T57 a Blip. German smoking tobacco porcelain and Clu a pipes Cigar tubes at Ang. 19,�?T57. Reiz Knss a Ltd in amp Biko. Gum elastic Betts. Patent leather and gum elastic belts for ladies children also Helt clasps very Low at aug.19, 57. Eb1zbnstein amp brio. Pocketbooks portion names and purses a Large variety of Buckskin purses pocketbooks t Porton Annaies at astonishing Low priors at Ang-10, 3-7. A Reizenstein amp Beo. Flutina an cordons violins banjos Gnu tire car Yonikas fifes guitar and violin strings at a Reizenstein a Beosi Ang. 19, 57. Clump jewelry amp variety store. Watches and jewelry just received a Largo assortment of Iva ethos and jewelry of the latest styles Cameo Breastpins Finger rings ear dips gentlemen s breast pins and studs for Sale cheap at Reizenstein amp Brothers nug. 19, 57. Opposite the court House. For Sale. A Sorond Hemd storm engine 10 Lionso Power it is to to sold to make room for one of a larger size. Apply to a. Major amp brother. Lebanon july 1,1867.____ ii Allis 8i10fjcdfrs, sides who Tofts Mackerel herring cheese vinegar tobacco sugars flour feeding a. Ac., for Sale by. J. C. Weisnek. Lebanon july 30,1850. La Hev Etc Alic Ileather Henry to. Overman importer of i reach coif Elkins tend general leather dealer no a South he Street Philadelphia. A general assortment of All kinds of leather Morr ecos ac., red Oak Solo leather. Feb. 25, j 857.-1 to persons about to w sit. Philadelphia try the new Western hotel Market Street below 9th Street. Evo try attention Given with a desire Tot please. Boarding $1 per bay., to a. A Hopkins july 22,�?T57-ly> proprietor. Carpenters wanted. 10 Good Journeyman carpenters 1 wanted immediately at the steam planing Mills of the undersigned in this Borough. None but the Best of hands required to whom Liberal wages will to Given. Apply to a Boas Gasser a Gettle. Lebanon Fob. 18, 1857 of. Bunker s i ill smut. Avery set Horlor Sand for building and other purposes is offered for Sale by the undersigned in Swatara township at bunkers Hill. It is sold at reasonable prices and delivered by the in no resigned personally. Sand hauled and delivered by other persons is not the genuine article. April 22, 1s57-�?tf. J. C. Cooper. Wood Wood ple undersigned residing in North Lebanon Borough offers for ,. A of or 70� cords estimated Good Wood. It May be seen at Quot Len Nigan a dam a on the Union canal near Jonosy town. May 27,�?T57. David Boyer. New Barber shop. Tealy a Williams would respectfully in a form the citizens of Lebanon that they have opened a first class shaving and hair dressing Saloon in Market Street opposite the Lebanon Bank. They would solicit a share of Tho Mablie patronage. Lebanon May 20, 1857.�?tf. R. G. Wikel. Brickl nyx a and jobber Union Deposit Dauphin county Penn a i am prepared at All times to put up Brick. Work in All its branches and on the shortest notice. Also Brick buildings boilers inn Walls Boshes hearths and All work connected with a Furnace done. So a gang of Stone masons us ways Reudy to put Down foundations and do Stone work of every description. Only 1, 1867 of. P. G. Wikel. Watches and be w Tilry another sew lot of watches and jewelry just. Received by j. W. Acker in Cumberland Street next door to or Lineaweaver a. Oct 22, �?T56. _ clocks. Thirty Day eight Day thirty hour clocks just received at a a j. Blaitt s jewelry store ,. I Lebanon by. A a a glasses. If a hives wholesale and r1--ta11, manufacturer of Quot Plain gum looking glasses portrait and picture 1 Ramos of every Stylo a Large Stock of Tho a bog always on bul Bichl will Lyl to 16 per cent loss than any Othor establishment in the City. �2b paintings and engravings a. Old work Regnil Ted to. A Liberal diet unt to Ltd to Trade. A a a Lees. No. 154 North 2d stereo t below race West aide april 29, 1867.�?6m pallada old no 102 preserve your Teeth. or Lebanon pa., wednesday september 16, it a i v terms�?11,50 a year saving fund Walnut strict. Of Putli West Corner of third Street. . 1ncor do Flat i by tub state of Pennsylvania Money is Rock ived in nov sum Largo or Small and into Root paid from Tho Day of Deposit to the Day of withdraw. Tho office is open every Day from 9 of clock in the morning Tiu 7 of Loek in the evening and on monday and thursday evenings till 9 of clock. Interest five per cent. All sums Large or Small Are paid Back in Gold on demand without notice to any amount. A Iliou. Wenky l. Benner president Robert srlf11id�oe, vice president we. J. Re Secretary directors Henry l. Benner Edward l. Carter Robert Selfridge Samuel k. Ashton James b. Smith this comp my confines its c. Lambreth Munns. A Cai Roll brew Terjoseph. B. Barr Henry l. Churchman Francis Lee. A business entire by to there coining of Money on interest. The investments a mount Ting to Over a a a a one million and a half of dollars Are made in conformity with the provisions of the charter in real estate mortgages ground rents and such first class securities As will always ensure perfect Security to the depositors and which cannot foil to give permanency and stability to the institution. M27,557. Lebanon Valley Bank. Located in Market Street Pearly opposite the United Hall one door North of the Post office. Will Tho Fol it v no a rates of inter. Est on deposits o and for the 1st Day of March 1857, vis a for 1 year and longer 6p cont por an tin. F6r.6viiiontlis, and Lou a por cent per annul. For a months and longer 4 por annul. Requiring a Short notice of withdrawal. My affords a Liberal line of accommodations to Whoso who May favor it on. Demand. Will Paya Premium on Sfa Sisr and. Max can Dol lasts and also on Ohi it american doct aus and half dollars. Will make collections on and remit to Alt parts of Trio United states Iho Canadas and Europe negotiate Loans pc. Fec., and do a general a ii a a up and banking Busi it rss g Dawson cold Jials pro Dent. Gho. Benr. Cashier. A v r lamp the. Emder signed managers Aro individually liable to the extent of their estates for nil deposits and other obligations of a the co partnership filed in Tho Protono amp Arys office of Lebanon county trading under the name and style of the a Lebanon bask Simon Ca Meiiok. George Smulley James Young leb., be 17/57.cd. Dawson a Coleita Levi inline. A Augustus Boyd get Tuulis Alkul. Lebanon i Putnal insurance company. 1 a 2f co i pot lated by the legislature of a. Charter perpetual office at Jane town Lebanon county Guarante capital $55,000. This company1 a now fully organized and ready to make insurance on All kinds of property in town or country and on As favourable terms As any Well governed and Safe company either on the Mutual or joint Stock principle. President John a Kinneb Esq. View president a. Karmany. Treasurer Geo. F. . Secretary War. A. Baruir. Brenner. Esq., d. A Harmony Geo. Of Meily. A a Barry s. V. Shirk a. Daniel ii. Biever Daniel Brown Napoleon desk John Arndt. John Meily l. R. Walker d. Hank. A. S. Ely is the agent for Lebanon. He May at All Timos to found at his office in Walnut of Croft. Jonestown july 15, 1857.�?ly a indemnity against loss by fire Franklin fire insurance co. Of pm i lad Elph i a. Office 163 Chestnut Street near 5tii. Street a statement of assets $1,827,18�. Jani Taiyi 1st, 1857. Published agreeably to an of Assembly. Being ,. First mortgage amply secured. $1,519,932 73 real est Tito present value $109,000 Cost 82,i84 36 temporary Loans on ample collateral securities a Jill is stocks present value $s3,ss1 12,Cost, 71,232 97 Cash a 61,12166 new York adv re sements. Quot a a s1.s27.1s5 so perpetual or limited insurances made on every it so fiction of property in. A 1 town and country. Kates As Low As Are consistent with Security. Since their incorporation a years they have paid Over three million dollars lossks11y fire thereby affording evidence of Thead vintages of insurance As Well is the ability and Diazo bit ion to meet with promptness All liabilities. Al a losses paid during the year Sac $301,63s 84 directors. It Mordecai p. Lewis. F in Raiati do fiends on pm Riib blood. Brandreth spills purify the blood a no disease Cak be Slot the kit judicious us 1 mild operation with successful of vict Aro the Peru. Panty of Virand Retlic a phls.a�8i Tjit Raco Are subject to a redundancy of vitiated bile at this season and it is As dangerous is it is Prev aunt but Brandreth s pills afford an invaluable and efficient Protection. By their occasional use we prevent the collection of those impurities which when in sufi Cint quantities. Cause so much danger to the body a health. They soon cure liver complaint dyspepsia loss of appetite pain in the head heart Burn pain in the breastbone . In Brief Brandreth spills work their Way to the very roots of the disease cleansing in their passage removing every unhealthy . is purified the whole system renovated and the functions and duty of life become a pleasure who re before they had been sad and weary burdens. Often when nothing has relieved vomiting of the most serious character whether from sea sickness or otherwise where the retching has been appalling a single dose of four Brandreth spills has at once Otfred and the fallen into a Sweet sleep. When the mind cannot collect itself when Tho Merory fails when it is an Effort to fix the attention when our sleep is broken and our waking hours harassed with forebodings of evil then Brandreth spills should be used. If these warnings remain unheeded rheumatism consumption disease of the heart bilious affections jaundice drop sies piles App Isle Wiesand Cost Veness will suddenly present themselves. These Brandreth spills would have prevented but nevertheless triese they will also cure. Use them at once do not let prejudice prevent the use of this simple but potent remedy. A Brandreth a theory of disease. Novor extract blood. Blood is the life. By abstracting it in painful diseases you Mav occasion the patient ease but remember this ease is Only the reduction or lessening Tho Power to feel. And by thus taking away nature s tools you May prevent her from fully repairing the ravaged of inflammation a convert what might Only have Boon the a sickness of a few Days or weeks into a chronic affection of Rooths and years. Quot Brandreth s pills Accord Wilh nature t nature remedy in fact. A w Hen sudden. A cute or continued pain occur from any cause then tonsure Quick return to health. Vou must use by Audreth spills which will soon relieve every Organ from undue pressure and remove those Humours whose presence often occasions such terrible suffering. ,. Before the to Lulu Loc years Kiriu Twenty million boxes sold and the sphere of their usefulness still extending. Ask Aud pamphlet of cures. Agents will Supply Gratis. Beware All pills with a 241 Broadway on Side Lable Are counterfeit get the genuine and they will never deceive. Sold at or. Boss drug store opposite Tho court House Lebanon a. July 15. 57-3m. Guano guano guano. A. Kilns. A _ Leinau a super phosphate of Lime. 7,000 tons. Farmers for your wheat crops Uso Leinau a super phosphate of Lime at 21 Eta. A la. Or $40 a ton or use Leinau s american fertilizer / at $3,50 a bbl. Or $25 a ton. One barrel of either is sufficient for an Aero of lie . These Are \ permanent manures made of reliable chemical elements and have been in successful use for the Post six Yoars improving the soil and increasing the value of Tho land. A a four diplomas from the state agricultural society of Pennsylvania new Jersey Delaware and the Crystal Palace association of the City of Newry ski have he in received for these valuable fertilizers. 4 pamphlets in the English and German language can to had by application at the office. A Liberal discount to wholesale dealers the above fertilizers delivered free of cartage to any wharf in the old Unity proper. Orders sent by mail accompanied or drafts will be promptly shipped to any part of the world. Geo. A. Leinau proprietor no 19 South front Street Pabila. City. July 29, a it my a a a a the cheapest sofas Are sold by d�ond0re it pc Oyes. New York advertisements. From. Albert g. Richardson a advertising and correspondence office 360 Broadway new York. Chas. N. Bancker Todias Warner Samuel Grant Tacoa ii. Smith Geo. W. Rigi fans feb. 25.-ly David s. Brown Isaac Lka w ,. Edward cd Pale Sorok l Al a. Charles n. president Chabira g secret iry Cir Curt Hoo bu04 a a a a Juliat can to used having a most delightful odor Inpil pleasant taste la polishes and preserve the loot i to Bioh it gives a Pearl like whiteness impart tug a most delightful Fig Rance to the breath restores the Gums and preserves them in Lull health and vigor. Prepared and sold Only at Guilford amp Lemberger a january 7, 3857. New drug store Market st Dat Lethe Olfes Wiio take Tho to Lik Tyresse no Banon we j h Kulm Nolc Eagle buildings he has Tho Best room Best Light f.i.turo., and Una made it Bis entire business for. The lust five 3-onrs. He always me t he has always the a is on hand. He takes pictures in every style it Tho Art h stereo scope pictures Are wonderful to behold. Ail his pictures Are Sharp to Quot not and of the highest finish. Give him a Call anti you will not regret it. His terms Are very mod his rooms Are open every d,?3r-i�?o�?oiept sunday from 8 of clock. A. M., till 6 pm Lebanon Juno 3,1857. A. Farmers Book to your interests a new firm in Ivoin Ali . New p rides inn a at Luu juju 100,000 Bushere Rye 100,000 bushels corn100,000 a bushels Oats Clover seed flax seed Timothy seed for my which the highest Market prices a Cash will be paid by Hoffman. Immel k co. North Lebanon july 29, �?T57�?tf. �?z1 jew and important discovery in the science of Medicine. Patent office Seal of great Britain diploma do Poole de Pha Emasie pharmacies de Paris and Imperial College of Medicine. Vienna. Sold wholesale and retail by or. H. A. Barrow member of the Imp-1 College of Vienna and Royal College of surgeons London who May be personally consulted at Bis residence 157 Prince Street few blocks West of Broadway new York from 11 a. Till 2 p. And from 4 till 8 p. Sundays excepted unless by appointment. To Desemar lfo.1, is a remedy for relaxation 8permatorrhaa,-Snd All the distressing consequences arising from Early abuse indiscriminate excesses or tooling residence in hot climates. It has restored bodily and sexual strength and vigor to thousands who Are now in the enjoyment of health and the auctions of manhood and whatever Niay he to cause or disqualifications for marriage they a re effectually subdued. Tries Zaar no. 2, completely and entirely Erad dates All traces of Guor Hica. Both in its mild and aggravated forms ,.strictures imitation of the bladder non retention of the urine pains of the loins and kidneys and those disorders for which co Paivi and cubes have so Long been thought an antidote. A. A Trie Semar no. 3,is tie great Continental remedy. For syphilis and secondary symptoms. It also constitutes a certain cure for scurvy scr Fula and All cutaneous eruptions removing and expelling in its course All impurities from the vital Stream so As altogether to eradicate the virus of disease and expel it by insensible perspiration through the me dam of the pores of the skin and urine. It never failing remedy for that class of disorders which English physicians treat with Mercury to the inevitable destruction of the patients Constitution and which All the Sarsaparilla in the Wor id cannot remove. Triesemarno.�, 2 and 3, Are prepared in the form of a lozenge devoid of taste or smell and can he carried in the Waistcoat pocket. Sold in tin cases and divided in separate doses As administered by Yal Peau Lalleman Roux a Ric Oril a. Price $3 each or four cases in one for $9, which saves $3, and in $27 cases whereby there is a saving of. None Are genuine unless the engravings of the seals of the Patent office of England the seals of the Nicole do pharmacies de Paris and the Imperial College of Vienna Are affixed upon each wrapper and around each imitations Are liable to the severest penalties of the Law. Special arrangements enable or. Barrow to Forward immediately on receiving a remittance the $9 and larger size cases of Eric femur Freo of Carriage. To any part of the world securely packed and properly addressed thus insuring genuine european preparations and protecting spurious and pernicious imitations. A to Tendance and consultation from 11 a. Till 2 p. And from 4titl 8 in the evening. 157 Prince Street afew biock8west of Broadway new York. May 6 1857-ly.__ Cristadoro a hair Dye i Htu a nut Shell All the merits lie Ofori Stacie rows Neveri equated Dyo red it makes Black to transforms a Grey and keeps the fibres always to Tom delay. A thu Iii re Vit Olizia hair Pye still holds its ��o7 position of the most harmless and hair Dye in the world. I sold wholesale and retail and applied in ten private rooms at Costa Dora is no c Astor House Broadway new York and by i druggists and perfumers in the United states. Jun. 14. Ibu7.-ly.�?laq. A. Agent George h. Keyser 140 Wood at., Pittsburg a. Costar s rat Roach dpc., exterminator put up a 2fle., 35ci, 65-, acid $1, Boses. Costars bed Bug exterminator. Put tip in 25c., 50c 75c., and $1. Bottles. Costars electric Pom do a for ants in a qts a. Put up in 25c. And 50c. Boxes. Principal depot no. 388 Broad Way new York and sold by druggists and dealers everywhere in the United states Canadas West indies and soil to America. Jfii.11 paid Eulars by mail. A ugh st 19/1857.-t-2sqs.7-Lmo. A Var Sale by go Ilford Al Dembery or adopt for Lebanon county at to boil who Iesals and by Posita to Market la by Noni a. Somebody Lse a go inc Here Quot cries Iho master in voice of com. Viand Al. A a. To an unlucky urchin�?1�?oaria hold out your hand ill teach you you Villiant Mako such it Hoise you re Tho head and Tho bad Tho boy blubbering sex jul amp wins a it was some. Body a a says Mamma to Hor daughter a i m shocked i declare a a a to see you go out with you i amp a boulders so Bare you attract the attention to meet a a Doat in am m a when Tho my Ferrare Atine in Tho they no else a doubt think his you or soraeioily7 says Tho wife to Tho husband a in a. Grieved and # surprised. To see you so Tipsy i mean so Tegu Isedo Pray what do you think your neighbors will think when a Man of your age gets stupid with a a they la think a says the Toper a a a twas some body a so you re found out a last a Madam cries in Apet a i saw you last night walk Home bet with miss Betty bouncer deny if you can you deceitful and treacherous wicked old Man a says he a my s wee love it was somebody when Yon came Home last night it was Wasif Welc of clock. And you left me tills morning sound asleep As a Rook. dear a cries tiie hns Jand a i am petrified quite a my business detained me from Home All the a goodness gracious Quot says she was it somebody a Quot a. The coquette strives with All her attractions to win an admirer for whom she cares not a pin on the Way to the Church to fasten the knot she stops saying a one thing id almost forgot i think on the whole ill have somebody the Parson brimful of Doctrin Uund Zeal thinks the hearts of his hearers Are harder than steel a while they Althom pricked by their conscience within each would shift to his neighbor the Burden of sin. Thinks the Parson no doubt Means some. ,. Body else. tis this with Mankind of every condition. Somebody s the object of every suspicion. And if ,some one else is to blame As somebody else has such a bad Dame. In a truly rejoiced in a not somebody else. The Tulip or Pride brought Bow. After Christopher Columbus discovered America and some years later when the portuguese Vasco de Gama made out the route to India by the Cape of in All haste numbers of ships to explore new countries and for several Ages adventurers from these in ovations brought Back into their respect by countries Gold from America and precious stones from India. And then the dutch in their turn embarked in their heavy boats set off to search through Ajla the seas on the Globe where withal to furnish their counters. But instead of Only seeking precious stones and metals like the Spanish and portuguese they applied themselves to make a. Profit of exotic vegetables and Coffee sugar Vanilla &c., became the base of their commercial operations and instead of becoming Gold merchants they became in a Short time the immense riches they amassed by this Commerce proved the solidity of their speculations. But at the same time that these millionaire grocers sought for useful plants they did not Overlook those which might also flatter the sight. Flowers from Japan India and the Cape very shortly embellished the Garden of Haarlem and whenever a new specimen arrived All be population was in a state of emotion. Nevertheless none of the plants produced the same excitement As the Tulip and in truth at sight of this Flowers elegant Calyx gracefully Bali need on a slight Stem and painted wit i the most glowing colors it was a wild delirium of dec Stacy and one saw rare bulbs sell for a Hundred thousand francs apiece tulips were quoted on the Exchange at Amster. Dam and the thing became so exaggerated that the dutch government was obliged to step in and put a Stop to the ruinous Folly of the Florist Mono mania. Notwithstanding the. Japanese Flower for a Long time was kept up at a most exorbitant Price and a new ,1 produced by study care and cultivation of the seeds excited All the enthusiasm of which dutch natures were capable. In the Middle of the. Fresh looking landscapes of Holland in the Centre of those Green Meadows scattered Over with populous villages sunny Villas of a thousand colors wind Mills and Cut through by meandering canals where boats of Ali sorts were sailing about with sails set As if on the Ocean one perceives the town of Haarlem seated on the Borders of a Lake which has been pompously styled the Haarlem sea. The capital of the North of Hollands the country of the most eccentric of Flora maniacs in the world has the physiognomy of All dutch towns narrow streets very Dull but of most exquisite cleanliness Brick or wooden houses with their notched Gable ends on the first floor like All dutch houses but in the suburbs there is an affectation of everything foreign from the Boa t sailing in the canals which resembles the chinese junk to the form of the houses which is to a Days selected from Eastern architecture. It was in one of those Villas there lived at the end of the last Century a satins eur Deckers an sex fishmonger and without question the richest Man in the country where All Are More or less in business he had embellished this Villa which was like fairy Palace and when he retired it was. To reside there leaving his son William Deckers at the Bead of the business while he lived at his own vill. Which resembled a Chin there it was that from morning to evening Monsieur Deckers amp mused himself aided by his servants in arranging and watering the various Beds in his Garden which had been designed and Laid out by an English artist and were flourished in abundance a Quantity of exotic. Plants. Had it not been for his ruffed shirt and shoes Wilh Gold buckles any one might have taken him for one of his old servants from his manner of expressing himself and i style but beneath this Tough exterior this factitious Good less one easy discovered the Vanir Pride the most unbearable that in Vas Only based on Money and everything like Persona Merit or Talent was unpleasing in the eyes of Hirn who was completely destitute of All education. This same Deckers was the son of a Porter in the. Amsterdam Market and commenced life As a simple fishermen but instead of liking the seafaring life As he had amassed a few florins he stepped on land and became a. Hawker of fish in the streets of. Haarlem. In this he succeeded Well and shortly afterwards established himself in a stall near the Market. Some years later he quilted this worm eaten shop for one on a much larger scale and later again the House of Deckers having been very prosperous became one of the ii fit As fish merchants in Holland they sent their own vessels at the fishing season to Newfoundland and to the seas and it was they who made the stocks Rise or fallen the Amsterdam change so that when the porters son placed the affairs of the House in his songs name he possessed somewhere about ten or twelve millions of capital. Then it was that he spent Money profusely to give himself importance and not knowing How to employ his time he became an Amateur of tulips. But be soon became passionately fond of,.that which in che commencement was a fancy,.and his Caprice. Became transformed into a Mono mania. With much care and above jul much Money the new Horticulturist collected together the beat species of tulips to be met Wilh. And then he commie need seeking for unknown once and of he begrudge no Money to possess anything uncommon every traveler coming from Japan with a new bulb was certain of Selling it dearer to him than to any one else and thus he Beeme master of about a dozen varieties perfectly unknown which to a real Amateur were Worth five Hundred thousand florins. And he valued these treasures More than All else that he was Worth. A a warm afternoon in the month of june 1785, Monsieur Deckers stood in the Middle. Of his dressing room a which was hung with Maroon velvet and richly furnished in the style of the Day and half a dozen valets were running hither and thither occupied in dressing him for some great occasion and there really was much analogy Between the heavy furniture and the corpulent individual frizzled Over Laden with finery and Rich chains in massive Gold who stood there. Now seeing the Flora maniac at that hour quitting his daily on his powdered wig and his gala dress it was easy to guess that some affair of great importance was in hand. The fact was that the sex Fisherman Ger had a son As we have said before Andi this son whose education had been Weil. Cared for was of an age to marry and the ambitious father was just going to ask the hand of Mademoiselle Van Selkirk the daughter of a Haarlem banker. Monsieur Van Selkirk was one of the most important personages of the country for besides the Van which he placed by right before his name in proof of his aristocracy lib was a magistrate the stad holders banker and director of the East India company in Short he was extremely Rich which in nothing spoiled the affair. Consequently a marriage with this family had for a Long time been the keen desire of the vain Deckers who despite his millions blushed in secret at the memory of what he had been Ivhon had married a Fibber woman of the Quot these were the motives Why forbears he lost sight of no Chance which might bring his purpose to Bear and we May therefore imagine his Delight when Monsieur Van Selkirk who was much pleased Wilh the manners and personal qualities of the Young Man a rendezvous for that Day. At four of clock to talk Over the matter. The Porter son was almost bursting with puffed up Pride. Haying recency ins Golden snuff Box and Gold headed Cane from his valets and perfumed his ruffles and Manchette with essence of Vanilla he took his cornered hat under his Arm and followed by valets in full dress livery he stepped through the alleys of Bis Garden toward the artificial River at the Bottom of it where a handsome Gondola with six rowers awaited him Marble Steps. Received.,with due honors by his gondoliers he seated Himfy of beneath a dais of Satin and gave tie signal for departure. The nautical boat shot off like an Arrow preceded by a running Footman on the Bank a Gold headed Cane in his band who kept ahead through All the meanders of the Stream and when he arrived at the spot where the source of the River mingled with the canal at Haarlem the Footman opened the Gate which stopped the Entrance and the Gondola took the direction of the town. An hour afterwards Mon. Jeur Decker was walking through the Harriet followed and proceeded in great state by Hie a attendants and with returning right and left All the Salit Atlois offered him when in one of the narrow tortuous it a greets near the old Market he stopped suddenly and remained in a state of. Appal anti ecstacy before a a Little Low House of Voltl fashioned aspect with sculpture garlands As decorated in the style of the sixteenth Century a but it was not Lectura Beauty of vignettes which attracted the fixed gaze of the Flora maniac his eyes were fascinated to the windows of the ground floor which co if based the so for of a e the pass ers by. The fact was that on the Windowsill of that shop via a japanese vase in which stood a Tulip gracefully waving to and from a Tulip half double with Gray petals like Satin which were marked work by a vivid Scarlet. This Tulip was of a Beauty far Superior to any possessed by the Mil Bonaire and was not mentioned in any catalogue and consequently was of incalculable value. A How came such a treasure in the shop of an Artisan like the bookmaker a asked Deckers when he had a Jittie recovered himself. The Rich Man thought easily he could obtain the prize front a Man incapable of appreciating its value and totally forgetful of where he , and of the hour which was drawing near Deckers entered the Boot maker a shop and asked where obtained the Tulip. A nah i a Monsieur Deckers a cried the disciple of st. Crispin gayly a you Are amazed Are you not Well then know that it is the produce of my own sowing.�?�. A your own sowing a a a exclaimed Deckers in Surprise. A what. You understand seeds a a Why not this is a Sample of what i can a a but of what use is such a Flower to you ? a this would be much More useful to to u�?T,1 fancy a and he took a handful of Gold out of his pocket and Laid it on the counter. A a indeed 1�?� answered Peter con Emp Sously. A you Trot off quickly sir Amateur i what a idea a handful of Gold for a Flower such As there exists not another in the world ? you Are too Good and generous. I am greatly obliged to is it the Price you Cavil at ? Well then i will Doublet treble tile sum 1�?� said Deckers. A not at All. My Tulip belongs to me and i shall not self it a a a com come 1�?� coaxed the other a Tell me your Price for i must have the Tulip at any a Well then you wont have it a answered Peter abruptly. A but Stop 1�?� he suddenly cried quitting his a you can possess it if you choose a a and taking the other by the hand and putting his Finger on his lip to command silence he led him to the extreme end of the obscure shop a arrived there he opened a door with a precaution which prevented the hinges from emitting any sound then gently raising the tapestry before the door which fell to the ground he allowed the Flora maniac to Peep into the room. It was a pretty abode hung round with tapestry also and furnished in Superior style for a Man of the class of Peter Schwartz. Through the open window a Ray of Sun entered and danced gayly amongst the ornaments on a sideboard but before arriving there it played through the Golden locks of a Young girl seated at a window and so Busy sewing that she neither saw nor heard anything passing around her. A what do you say to that a asked and Early solely for her and had brought her up with extreme care. Peter had married about Twenty years before our talc commenced a Beautiful but very coquettish girl but two years after their Union tired of being shut up in a bookmaker s shop she ran away with a lapidary from Amsterdam abandoning her husband and her Little i time the poor fellow once so Gay became almost mad with Griefs but when he looked upon his child in her Cradle who had no one in the world he sides himself his philosophic humor re tul a . And factored her As. One loves a the sly thing left Fth the world. A. sunday in Spring be was out walking Wii i his child then about seven years old when in the outskirts of the town he found a bulb shooting out a curious to discover what it might be he picked it up Ana planted it in the Garden behind the House. Some weeks later Peler became nearly wild with Delight when be saw the Flower open its petals decorated with the richest colors and know it to be a rare Tulip. Any one else would have hastened off to Tell it to a Rich Amateur who would certainly have Given him some hundreds of florins for it but Peter who saw much further guessed All the profit he might make of it a Little later from that Day he began cultivating the japanese Plant with the utmost care. He collected the seeds sowing them again in his Garden and after years of care obtained a Flower perfectly different to Themo Tir or bulbs a Tulip unlike any one known in fact an inestimable treasure which he exposed with Pride in Bis window. We will now Peep into the Gigantic warehouse Over the doorway of which a Decker so House was written in Golden letters on Black Marble. In the midst of a Host of clerks and persons of business running to and fro in those vast warehouses a Young Man was leisurely walking about smoking his pipe this was William Deckers the soft aged about two and Twenty. Instead of being a Short Thicket Young Man William Deckers was tall and slight with a soft Mustache and Long Imperial in the Vandyke style and not in the Quot dutch fashion of the Day. He was the intended husband of Mademoiselle Van Selkirk according to his fathers wishes As we have seen but about which the Young Man was perfectly indifferent for having passed much of his time in a German University he had contracted a Beau Ideal of poetic Beauty not quite in a conf Ance with the heavy charms and High color of the woman in general in his own country but his father persisted in telling him that be must marry and so the Young Man let matters take the Trown course with Mademoiselle Selkirk. In the midst of his silent walk in these vast warehouses a running Footman entered in his fathers livery and announced the arrival of or. Decker senior and at the same moment the Gondola emed up the canal amongst All the meet Sam boats there awaiting to discharge their freights. William hastened Forward to receive his father who was walking gloomily Forward not paying the slightest attention to the obsequious bowings of the clerks and people on All sides. A a dishonoured 1�?� be muttered. A my reputation As a Florist lost if another should succeed in obtaining that occurs Ltd Tulip a and without waiting a reply he Drew his songs Arm beneath his own and led him toward his private residence a Well father a continued the other gayly when they had arrived in a Barm Peter of the sex Tishri longer As he let fall the tapestry with the air of a miser concealing his treasure. A heavens 1�?� cried Deckers for a in a Stant forgetting the Tulip in enthusiasm. A Weil then a said Peter a she is Iny Only child she and my Tulip Are my sole treasures and one does not go without the Deckers not seeing the Drift of Peters observation took a Stool and seated himself in the shop to listen to the bookmaker who thus continued a a Yoti have a son Monsieur Deckers who is of an age to get married and the Little Angel you have just seen will soon be Nineteen years of age. Present your Sonto my daughter and if the Young folks like one another the Tulip my daughters marriage Deckers bounded on his seat when he heard the , this audacious proposal and quilted the shop after casting a look of utter contempt on the bookmaker. But the other not in the least disconcerted exclaimed nodding his head a yes master Deckers you take it or leave it As you like and into the bargain my child must like your son or i cry off for above All she must be leaving the artisans shop Deckers suddenly remembered the object he had in View,.and he Drew his watch out of his pocket but perceiving that thedious of rendezvous was Long past he returned to the country again. But All the evening he was haunted by the be a to of Peter Schwartz a Tulip and eve ii in his sleep it danced before his eyes lie was an Odd body that Peter Schvartz who having Only his awl and last to live by was nevertheless happier than the Rich Deckers i it was that being a bit of a philosopher like every bookmaker of his time and having there behind his shop shut up like a relic in a Case his to it asure his Joy the object of ally his thoughts Anil earthly affections his child Beautiful As one of Vanlooy a virgins pure a an Angel and distinguished As an Empress he was perfectly Happy Jor he workeda1 Irig boudoir decorated in the chinese style with coloured windows set in a Leaden trellis work b imitate the Trell work of Wood ornamented with shells with which the boudoir in China Are decorated a How did you accomplish your matrimonial project yesterday a a William my boy a began or. Deckers not a Little embarrassed a Are you seriously in love with Mademoiselle Selkirk ? and do you very particularly wish to marry her a a a who i father ? not the least in the world. I never saw her in my life 1�?� a would you not sooner now have a Nice Young girl not so Rich perhaps but much handsomer a suggested the father. A what do i hear a a exclaimed William in Surprise a have i not heard you say a thousand times that Mademoiselle Van Selkirk was incomparably Beautiful a Well Well that depends upon taste. Certainly i am far from saying that the banker a daughter is divested of Ali charms but perhaps you might think her a Little too a if that to the Case father for goodness Sake let us say no More about her for if there �3 a thing i detest it it a woman like a Chrysalis in a a that a exactly what i thought William and for that reason i have Brea thinking All the Way Long of soliciting for you the hand of a very Lovely girl who will please you i am a you know my opinion on that subject Bir that when persons possess a Fortune like ours they can alleys choose a wife who pleases them i consequently if the one you propose is Well Brough up and possesses As Little As possible that prosy by Auty we spoke of jul he and provided her neg re a Well said my yourself and i will a what a will to nor exc aimed the sex fish win it wretched child flow what you say. Such a want for admirers to amp a m de go i s ares jul a in. To mor it Well enough Moo
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