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Logansport Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - August 27, 1870, Logansport, Indiana
Fun slashed every saturday 2 w a Hunt proprietors in tits journal building Bro Ahvay Over 0 spic of ton twin week and 50 cents for each additional insertion for three weeks year Kates of subscription rat to cow af7ifaiicc these Are Tho Only terms ills Brablc on the part of the publishers any other terms must be by special but under no Marcum stances will Trio pub Lishers less than 2oo if payment in Loli Vej three Mouths Busi Ivess directory attorneys aug test 27 1370 Sto 23 7 m Howard Baily u j3dai by attorneys at Law 0 Sao 11 of 10 of 15 12 13 Isoo 2400 25 Ooi 40 of 00 1 00 is co 20 0 room 45 oooo 00100 office no 63 Market Street Roia sport in Diana i Hijii in s h on finance i know that this was not possible i there Isan article in the Liaros from Tho simple fact that we lacked of August 3d contributed by 8 about thirty nine hundreds millions i m d which is a fair simple of his nine Hundred and ninety nine i logic in All questions and which thousand nine Hundred and by a British officer during gives a Plain statement of the i nine dollars and ninety nine cents us Yurt French War and Given in democratic theory on som Points of having enough Goh to pay these derision to the raw Yankee troops tiie Niv of mine often said mid i inns say i subscribe liberally to i Stockin the statement when Lilit simple air yanfccoiijoodle1 was Logan Sronet id of tie financial question of this attorney at Law account we propose to try to show up l5 false reasoning office to irs court Monse n w 53 attorney at Law office of fourth Street i05itu Courlis Iund formerly oui Niimd in i d Dyk Cucui s g Armstrong m d Urjil Satiro Ami Uotsu a Tiu surgeon physician Oculi St a Epcot to so 11s Given to him and i fives spa Piid Truu Tenient to chronic lung diseases y Morti Ditcu inhalations and Nuriu Ralso ljh10 Ilii uses and t the Aye Okcu Corner us us 1eurl Sis Over strains in port lint Atrilb 1sto Ivel far 5 a or or y of Cit i Iuva at so urea Riray two floors above logans Royit ill having been in wac Tuc in Lora Lons Purij or time and Al Eiliv it v t it in 1 Institute Lios once o pc myth St i m this Anil a Oisiu to Imus Lias Niv 1j37 Logan spout d d Pratt son attorneys opposite court House c1ivs 1 Quatt notary 1ublic 31 5 b i attorney military claim agent Vilice 2jk fourth Street in i great Adan Laijas Iii ins the Dein rent Dies a Iovin in the diva Phi m Ute to creases Styli a ail is of fever Licourt kid Ieca liar to i a special attention Bot ii Texe no sections of tile liver limits Boti Texe Ami Carei ii Cunt Ait All int ters Enli Zelv fun them ii Lonski Matiun ivc hence must condense what we have to say his first proposition is Ilia lie Bonds shall be redeemed with the same currency received for them his argument to sustain the proposition May be summed up in his statement that to Only received twelve Hundred millions in Gold value for ninety four Hundred millions of boils issued and we will not be so simple As to pay More than to received he intimates that democrats expenses with s m d thinks that All the Green backs might be made As Good As Gold by making them receivable for All Public dues customs included tie wants to Issue three Hun dred millions More to take the place of the National hunk currency and then he less us we will have a thousand millions As Good us Gold to do the business of the country with and we can Stop the interest on the three Hundred millions of Bonds held by the Banks lie Dontrell us How lie can make the Banks surrender their Bonds and take greenbacks fur them Jeither docs to toll us what be comes of his be vhf when he would rather repudiate the whole is redeeming Bonds for which we debt than pay his difference he is j Only received forty to sixty cents careful to add that he docs not care Gold value on the Dollar with his whether the Bondholder is lie i new Patent greenbacks As i Good As original purchaser or the buyer of t april to 15tu at Law p jknk1xs a m tort Jenkins fury attorneys at Law Riu Tice in tie and state court of try opposite Logan spout in p to it1cmivv attorney at Law and notary Public wi5 practice in Ca Anil Tuci Init to Iro uate Oklicek Oplos tit cou11thousk de Witt c Justice attorney at Law and Xot Vii puji1c Logansport Iso lire with i Uia Miclin 5tf t s Kollins Wistor Evje Jet a Xot Aliy run ii do j w Talbott physician surgeon 71 ma1jket St inuit Audi Hall u i n Talbot is Yurkut sit the dual Giitl Riith intention Given to Ili Oinui of n Vinci Tel Clil rerun lys5 33 s it e e i nor physician surgeon two lion of court i St of Vori rvs Hini store rep if Lvii o the of fourth is acct opposite the court John a Chappelow attorn by counsello Retlaw j log a Josp 0 r t i Ift in part res bin Kiili in Kev Ane office Katianne on fourth Street Mif i John o a Crecor literacy and counsellor at Law d e t i s t1 office k0031 m c tiros by Ilijic Jed Teeth Kutr Tinl without Jiuu w Ssu Iju Idini Ittis successors to Crokrell Tooms up stairs today let us lest the logic of this Marjii Jin Imit suppose that s jihad j borrowed of his neighbor Bliss in i is one thousand dollars in Grecu i backs giving his negotiable note i payable with Iii Crest Etc August it i d 1870 suppose the Greenback j in ibc3 tested by Tho Gold Standard was Worth fifty cents on the Dollar ill 1s70 one Hundred cents s m is note passes through various hands in Tho course of Oitim Sioss in till at last is found at maturity in the Possession of Lufus Mayee demands pinyin Una where upon s m r hands him live inn did Tiu Llars n Wiur inure Iii tin Money 1 got on that note it is True i to pay a thousand Dollar but i got greenbacks which were Only Worth Lifty cents on the j Dollar so that five Hundred dollars i was All i actually received but is Rio at the j says Jan acc i took this note the do payment of a debt of a thousand dollars and i shall be out five Hundred dollars if you dont pay me what the note chills for i dont care anything about thai says s m d i Only received live Hundred dollars in Gold value for the note and f am nut simple As to pay a thousand on it now for irn b Ami influence Tel resp to font Imam ol1 Tojo Iii if e ror Nur Cit Creek a fronts the in Wallins first door on East sule of Deer Creel Street or d l Overhysser id s 1st t i s t office 101 Market St end of Pearl Logan Short in Diana Siriotis operations pert Atni x attention Given to to Nic and business 4t f s Crockett at Law St ill practice higher courts Anil before Justice he 1euee in the Eity j3d country Ellice Xci opposite court House 20 Axup Ort esd 12 Law at and Rea l estate agent Olliee Cor Jorth and fourth its Lyl 1ogaxspoiit office on Broadway opposite Trio Post office Cor Pearl and Uron Dway Logan Sioke id s my Gianu tie nuclei r first Tolasa Vav Lasselle co k 9cb id vols attorn by frolic collection of any and All of claims Aga just of Cut United states run qty Motif icons ions Joan mutation of kr1 a steel Mun while prisoners of r Jav Jnya cd a Jorjies Una All i party in Tia military service Oij Majro Jay Reino Vou applications 2c Louisiana Avenue Jadi Iarj Square solid auguts or Titi Continental Una the jul Vul slaves Leader our stoves to be sup Mior to til Ollius in Poi it i lilting into Gnu nil Yoou qualities cull and exam iut no 9o Market Street Lotf 1jciaxsloltt Jed pc is jewelry y ii h Gridley aim a took store 7o Market Street ill is a watchmaker jeweler and and i work for the past three months for itself his work pleases very badly Call y at in to l try him do Waits Book store c h Church maker jeweler and engraver Railroad times keeper of usury description Kichii pitl Silver and Silver land Ware Tea sets Suie Clarles clocks in no to Market Street 10g Ashi Fout Indiana watch pcs clerks Andrew Corr carefully re Iii real and Ivar ranted druggists ceo Vav Brown avd retail o c3r 3r i is and Lud City is Oslac and a Tail to of Tarth Street Lof izod 14 ague chills und fevers broken inc Eureil Vit Hont Jui inc or any Othir Medicine or Money refunded Vagle paste to Ai icily on the Phil so sold Oulu de Farr Holobo Pattist two doors above p life fire insurance to Finicy Ilia u judgment in the circuit or common teas court would very soon upset this logic and hit Lii free Ifould i ave i pc poor opinion of his Lio Nesly yet this is tic very doctrine that Tiu Pirty 5 m insists Iii great country Mist accept or they will repudiate the whole debt but Guin he says dec lived greenbacks and we must redeem in very Well suppose unit to be the Case it was also a and b o1plians am com part of the contract that not More i 31 is Piile it process for inking Grcen bricks to Yood As Yule is slated Llu isly Anil Noju add our sea lion Sive ii seven Ittis Ureil millions of Liol Lum of Greenback the he Riveer of lignin Heuy rec Ivalle for All Kiei to the Givern Anont in Kitonis in Eildo will it not Gaii Inal ctr it Cut enl in Vuham ii jul if not Why not we answer because the sum used instead of Oil will not give a Gold value to the whole amount Green Hacks lire no w receive Pablo for ail Public dues except duties on imports the duties on imports for the last Yoav about Ore Hui Koroti and cig ii millions s m us Pimp uni i Ion is that one Hundred and eighty millions will redeem or make redeemable seven Hundred or one thousand millions which is Bahij Iirth upon ils face lore Over tie interest on the bonded Deb s ii d will not deny must be paid in Gold the govern Clit must get its Gold from taxes or buy it our financial Patentee would Cut a pretty figure in the markets Btry aug Jold to pay interest with while he was receiving depreciated currency Laiskonis clinics lie could put thu profits of lie transaction in his eyes Efu have not space to notice Iii arg Neil of die con auction of currency and the business demand for More in the country still ice it to say that h is a Tito As Lal Aleious and absorb As the specimens we Hin Irvinn Jalc practically assumes that the boils arc a sort of Slock held by the Kepi Blicaus Pirty for speculative purposes which Assumption is supremely ridiculous if to could get the party film Oil his eyes lie could see that millions of How Little did he dream of the Cou Sequen Casl tiie laugh has Long been turned arid the air has some times been wafted to John Bull from the rear when he wits in something of n hurry a Pool follow with More Appe Lite than act once wrote an opera for a Mere pittance and the bar kit per eventually received the Lions share of the Money his name j is nearly unknown but As much As a larger portion of the american people deride and Allcut to despise opera As Only lit for imbecile for Eigners in tight Paiit loons Long hair and Lemon gloves i doubt very much whether among your readers male or female twelve years of age there Isone who has never wrist cd or Sung an air from hint opera whose author went Down to his grave unkept in Honor cd not Unsung for his Home Siveret Home has a place at every Hearth where the English language is spoken and from Lowry cot acid Castle Hail its notes arc borne heavenward on every even ing tribute to the memory of he homeless wan Fereri Howard Payne Jones and i went the other night to hear it artistically rendered by performers with fearful names put upon the stage with italian garnishing a Home built Afler the Villa is vie of Virchil Octre As Finci Fol As a turkish secs que or the latent style of 1emalo i cad gear it was for the reason thai vol Hing Short of sausage Cut Ler or a rag grinder in a paper Mill could Iivo chopped the words Fine enough Lugo round and to give each of die Solcs a nibble the instruments selected for Tho a ecu knitting machine hid Addy Only got in a Lew pump logs whistle to hid addys growls reminded me of a Chase my after me once be cause j would whistle Dandy Jim on sunday morning1 pretty right band whipped the Little folks round borne while tie left rattled the tin pans and poked the Kitchen stove and i came to the conclusion this was Sweet Homo on baking Day third took a a Litho Forward in his chair and turned a Little to the right to Man age Bis scow the better and show a Little More shirt front and it was evident lie was the favorite in the race away they went double six touched the Spur gently to his Steed Anc the first jump landed him in a Pond of frightened geese who new squalling in every direction Hadadd swore in an undertone and sawed away As if be was afraid somebody else would get the next Load pump log Drew water by the bucket the tub and the boiler full the liquid notes running Biko an Alpine Tor remit Painton powder throw Back the Loose drapery about her arms and went in updo her elbows sudsy Light triplets Aud Grace notes that foamed and tumbled and blew about with the dampness of Spray below a Mil dam All while old hid Addy was rubbing and scrubbing away for dear life when suddenly there was a death like stillness succeeded by a Sud Den and Ter Siulc crash of All the instruments together and it seemed to me that this waa washing Day at Home Sweet Home and the girls had just finished and pitched he boiler and tub into one confused mass in Tho cellar Jiou rth log stepped one Pace to the front and bowed gracefully to the audience then he skirmishes among Tho notes like a country singing class on a n of the ii ice were a Piasio Conri new Lune he scattered fire like an than four Hundred and fifty Mil Lions of greenbacks should be issued then we Start from this basis to redeem the Bonds Tho thing necessary is to Levy taxes up on the people and get the Green backs into the Treasury the next tiling is to Exchange Thorn Bonds Jiow can his be done a Lii if of your patronage i re 7 Over intr does store Mcguiire t Thompson u Tho Secretary of tie Treasury Call in number 000 which i Hippo ii to be in the hands of s it d and give him greenbacks Worth in Goidz fifty cents on Tho Dollar and next year when lie gets More from the taxes Call in number 001 from the bands of or Magee and give him greenbacks Worth eighty on the Dollar k m Dino Sikl not agree to that no Tho Secretary must go into the Market and buy Bonds lit their Market value in greenbacks which is about the same tiling As paying Gold for hem or else keep the Money the people pay in taxes lying Idle in the trea sury if he had the Money ready for the whole amount of Bonds issued at or within the time of redemption prescribed by he Laws lie might Call them All in but he Cau not get that amount by the slow process of taxation Ayo do not propose at this time to discuss the proposition to Issue greenbacks to make up this amount that went Down with rond Leton it the now York canal its convention and voor licks will not succeed in galvani7ing the poor Pierce body life Parit ively poor persons of All tics he wont acknowledge it but it is Clear Itiat to has imbibed the unreasoning hatred of the Bonds common with those democrats who resent the part they played in putting Down the rebellion to is not a Sale Leader or guide and men will act wisely who prove is arguments before they accept them As unadulterated truth Pottmyer Aye secured a Large Stock 1 life Tylis of i c in and Aru to nil Tami Roll nit incr Aurvil is i ill Willi o a nit at the Iii my John Pottmyer nil uni Blu in in nil kinds of Lei eel Diminu stud Jukov sixteen fifth bet Market Angut 12 1sto Iii Gnu to str i was a boy i once went with a Friend to a shooting match in a neighbouring county where Niy Reserve and Reti Cence which by tiie Way were nothing but red laced Bash ulness on my part were considered by the Nul Ivis As the air of conscious superiority and consummate skill and i really suffered from the pro found deference and respect shown me i was considered a sleepy David sort of a Chap a kind of singed cat playing a deep game of Bull for a j result which so far they had been unable to fathom at Hist one who was a double and received the Reward adjudged to such from All the balance of the is tic Crew in a spirit of bravado Oil Rcd to his Gnu to make a shot i Didiert Ion i a Liddo by enough Lor a yawl and a Olulo the Olulo was nearly overshadowed with a which stood an italian Anil the flu run out iron1 his Lipa like a water log from a Spring in who Bushes a Litulu squat Man peeping curiously Throin Ejli a pair of spectacles with glasses like Tumbler Liot Toms sat Icli Siul the Al daddy Jillo aug one foot Cilli Iside it a he Lichtl it he Tweedi Jih Knees and of inst Uio act that hut Tor a Laining neck tie ii would he pretty incl All shirt front and buttons to who blew Tho Clari Onet reminded one of n couple of rails bound up in 1 Hearse cloth to grave his aspect so thin his phys ique six feet six 1 judge his col Liu will Jim Over Dies Ami dont blow this Micro than ally weasels i think from the Crow feet about the eyes Trio Wrin Kles in the face Aud the Shiv clod appearance of the hands and More particularly from the White Cravat and Smoth shaven face he probably remembers the departure of tie hessians for this country during the revolution Keg Lileen years old and Sweet As paint and powder could make lick played the piano and ail being in readiness Home Sweet Home was ready to move in instruments got Oil Well together and kept very ecu in puce and time no balks Aud As they went smoothly Over the course 1 dreamed of my Home rocked Back and Lorth Asho sawed and All Hie Siulc enjoyments that a j like Toiuo farm patriarch in his old boy without any big brother is Caiaro chair when the Harvest Day is Pablo of All the Happy thoughts done auction shot gun scampered Over Hill and Dale and through the Bushes like a frightened Rabbit and riot Ladly growled Aud grumbled after Librn like n full puck of lion nos a Fox six six joined Tho cry and called him Back and Sweet Kigh Lccy ran up and Down tie keys of Tho piano like fielders in Tho red stocking club in a big match or a Hen on the Edge of a Pond trying to keep her Little ducks out of the Ivator then in help log came Flowell out of the airy heaven he had been ballooning to like a Roii King boy bowed and became penitent in a us lev Auto ult Hal Rel and Twitt ered the two Tumbler Bottoms became More tranquil and the red forsook the leathery face of six six the Bellows of Hie ii eel flapped in handout with a More gradual motion and Home Sweet Home was once More a pleas ant place to live in the Flowers again shed their fragrance the Dis Tant cattle Lowed on hid addys scow Hie geese Squall Dand the sheep prayed As the Bellows Rose and fell behind the clarinet and of the thrushes and Bobolink that Camo and went from the pump log in front of the Bushes where the italian stood Sweet Home voices appeared swelled the song on the Vine covered porch while Happy Little feet went Patter ing Over the Wei scrubbed floor Little toes stripped the Heads from the White Clover Iii the door Yard in a romping frolic and if Daudy the floor of Tho Home prom far in tie distance angered scream of the irate and tired am Maas she followed the whistling boy done by pump log Ever and anon mingled with a defiant laugh and the scream of the redheaded Woodpecker or the impudent Blue Jay echoed Back from the Spring in the Bushes then the sounds grew Caine Back More harmonious and All went to work with a will Sunset found tiie work but Hal finished evidently for the Tumbler Bottoms still scrubbed and scolded and the work came to an abrupt Stop for tiie piano struck six the italian came out from be Hind the pump log made an awk Ward Bow to the audience and re marked 7ja Samselle a request to i sail give e Sanks Lele company to be audience Adimir they Rose and bowed the cur Tain fell and left Homo Sweet Home the worst regulated House that Ever you went into unless it was n be wintry hotel in Martin county Jones says he dont like any music but shoo Fly and he says lie dont want no More of that in his yours Sto Geoit a Little Folk Sonj come Here you a crus a show five baby pigs All in a Row they came last night lir own Pink Ond White with tails curled Tillit and eyes to Bright it a n treat to Seo them Eaic and hear them re Oak Aweeky Aweeky and of what fun to Seo Thorn run and top Short with Gruzit and snort poking about curious snout no master Dick in Down that to tilt you must not dig a Hauy pig under the rib to make him a genl allow would you feel should i do 30 to you you know you must to Kimi or Elso youll find you wont Como hero again my dear Jet Gaz and having Given vent to his feel Ings lie would put on ills jl1t walk to the Post office or shut him self in his room and compose another note to his Dearest Eva at length three weeks having flown rapidly away in this manner he received a letter Oue morning from the Young lady which ran As Fallows to w sir As it is useless to continue a correspondence in this manner i think it is now time for you to throw off your incognito reveal your True name and position to one to Wiliom you Are not totally indifferent believe me that no Tenn inspires love like Mutual Conj fid ii not been imprudent in answer ii your letters by at once informing me who you Are it is with no feeling of Idle curiosity i ask this simply Lor our Mutual satisfaction yours Eva to which Wislou glib replied by return of Post cd Batiest Eva if you will per Mit me to Call you so have you not for weeks past observed a Young Man with his hair brushed Bach anxiously watching you from the window of tie opposite Bouse and although Poti have apparently never taken the slightest notice i of him i Trust thit his features Are i not altogether repulsive to you j i am that individual charmed by the Gree fail mtg icon thine Eye j Day after Dav i watch nid Drc in 5nd j sigh i watch Thoj dream of twice sigh for thee i alone notices is cents p6r i10 to no Ico however Short use Rel Micsa than Trust hat you have to objection to offer i none believe Rue Ishal be Leigh decl to see my Eva comfortably settled but Arkye sir business is business i am a Plain Blunt Man and 15 years sojourn with ones regiment in India Doest help to polish Oue first of All what ire your prospects and the Captain Drew a note Book from his pocket and proceeded to examine our hero As if he in a court of Justice you Are an Only son i be Lieve Good and Down went the prove that i have j not in the pocketbook your age Twenty eight next Twenty eight Good is your Constitution healthy r believe so i have had the measles whooping cough and mumps disorders Peculiar to infancy Good Anil the Captain scribbled a again Are Yon engaged in any Busi Ness or profession f none then How on Earth do Yon live on my private income Cap Tain then All i can say i Yore an uncommonly Lucky fellow to to Able to subsist on that i Only wish i could what is your income about seven Hundred a year is it in House property shares in limited companies or tiie funds if in Public companies i should be fair Star of i us Niy sorry to give two years Purchase Alj entail aka Lars in foreign wines and liquors Gro Cerio Ildri Sioris oysters 11k1ck Bui Zuiko to 89 canal 44 by Harwood Job Etc h a it t a 1 1 Oss no 107 Logan Viollt Indiana where will at All times be Fouin a Good Aai orment of cloths Casp Mercs cat Wiigs Jim he Iii pre pared to Mako up in the Moat a Jirovetz styles at abort notice terms january 7lh 1805 Ajir on 42tf s 31 d asserts thai the War might have been on a Spe Cie paying Gold financial let us see about that the bids Overn ment paid out about four thousand millions of dollars for War expenses s 31 d will admit Itiat this than the inc Pauli Treasury at Tho boots and shoes no 66 Broadway 47 Logansport id by Wool Wool John Brown Cor Market Bridge its opposite Harriett Llo unc will Fay till highest Market Price if Cash for Wool Logansport april 821870 3ul5 is a Litile More cans found in the Comincio Ness ii there the government must Bor Row suppose it had followed s m is plan acid borrowed Gold it would get a few millions at Rui Nous premiums and pay it out then borrow it Back again at increased premiums until in a Brief time the Load of premiums had broken it Down and left the country Power less before the armed Host of the rebellion paper redeemable in Gold on Dei Maud was subject o the same Pri mum As Gold in these transfers in a word specie payment Ivas utterly impossible perhaps in the Light of the present if we had to go Over it All again some improve ment upon Tho plan then adopted might to made out s m d is the Only Man claiming to to sane who Ever hinted that the expenses Octant War might have been Rocchi cod ton Gold Imi is a child should know any bettor than to Lake it and the result unexpected As it was to to established my reputation in White county As a Marks Man i made a perfect Centre shot and won the first Quarter of beef but i never another was like an unfortunate drawer of a Small in a lottery who never gets done expecting a big haul because lie always was Lucky that Quarter of usef has Cost me More than Twenty dollars a Pound in bullets and shooting tickets to say nothing ice meet of the of pnlcllc8 Illus i quit i fact there was not a Dollar Solo stills matches at Middle age a poorer Wiser and sadder Man How Many there Are in is world who make one Good shot and then lose Fortune and Fame in future Eilerts and descend Down Down in Hie social and mental scale until they even run for con Gress sometimes and Are elected by their dear parly even Louis a Poison was once a respected school master and he thinks because to succeeded so Well in his and kind words of my youth the kisses of my Mother Tho Flowers and Birds i closed my eyes and saw them Cit them All and lived again my boyhood in my dreams painted eighteen went Over the piano keys like a Thistle Down Over the pasture grass she skimmed like 11 Swallow on a Duek Pond touching the yielding keys with a faultless Grace Anil tie notes liquid and pure As Sci inc Gold floated like no perfume of Flowers in a conservatory old hid Addy Drew Bis Bow As gingerly As a Barber feels the Edge of his razor drawing and pushing it across the strings As a Mother would Rock a sick baby while the Penstock log dripped with the songs of Birds and the gurgling of Silver streams and the Teuton executed Tho most delicate Little trills and arpeggios on Tho clarinet and As he stood six feet six in the Clear the notes come Down Ike Small single drops of rain on tiie roof so gentle and thrilling the racers showed Good training and we All voted Home a Good place after All second they Carne up to the starting pole for the second dash it was evident that pretty As a Pink might prove fractious before the word go was Given Kight hand appeared benumbed and Trio left was evidently doing double duty Ili Duddy didst get in it the Start and the pump log evidently had a tadpole in it Only now and then a few drops Camo through and it was evident Lhatt j was an unpleasant Day at his Home six six evidently thought Tbs was on fire for he ran up test to this time tie chances were about equal for All the contestants but a now trial was to take place which if it did not Settle the prize on the Winner would at least Stop the strife All hands took n Long breath for the final Effort which was a kind of scrub race it was he intention to Start fair and Square but the four instruments came in one after another like the fire of an awk Ward squad at platoon Drill paint proposed in a few concise and Spunky notes to clean House old Bellows blew some leathery notes of Defiance at her and quite an Tingry discussion followed i daddy throwing in an occasional growl and pump log whistling like a big boy on Tho Wood pile who didst care a Continental if school dont keep so he can go walking with the big girls louder grew Tho piano proposition More leathery grew the Remon Strance and louder grunted old hid Addy Paster and More furl Ous louder Aud higher until the therewith Oue Accord assented and commenced the work of Divasta into a postal courtship Sho is really the prettiest Little creature i Over saw said or Avilou glib vane As he turned from the window for the fiftieth time that morning Jane be added addressing Tho Liou Semraul who Vns Clearing away tie break fast things have you any idea who the people Are who have taken old or Adderly House oppo site Well yes sir if you please returned the Handmaiden i met their Cook at the grocers the other stay Ami sue Saui Umi name was casting cooker Lilac and that he was staying Here on leave of absence with i wife and daughter sir of indeed did she happen to mention Tho Young Ladys name yes sir she called her miss Eva Eva i what a Barming name murmured Willoughby in Hli Useir and then he added aloud thai will do Jane thank you or Avilou glib vane was a Bachelor 28 years old Rich indo Lent and tolerably goo looking lie lived with a widowed Mother in a pleasant House in the clap Liam Road Aud having nothing else to do had fallen desperately in love with Bis pretty Vina Vij and anxiously sought an Opportunity for an introduction however haying discovered the time of his fair enchantress to determined to address her anonymously by letter having decided upon taking this step the next to lung to lie done was to put it into execution and hav ing shut himself in his Little study after Many futile attempts he succeeded in framing an epistle o the lady to his satisfaction begging her if she valued his peace of mind to return an answer to v the Post office Clapham Emmon that clone he went out for a walk and dropped the letter in the near est Box regularly three times a Day for a week afterwards he called at the Post office to see whether an answer bad arrived for him As the week advanced a Willoughby began to to fire shots of Noah Webster and Dabol Anil Down Over and through it Biko to subsist on regular rations of Al arrays grammar and dig roots with Home Tooke that he can command a strand armed and Oul Shuc his Uncle the Little Corporal one is minded of the old lines 1 Kitten after a Hall or a Sailor playing Tom Coxs traverse up one Hatchway and Down the other a turn round the mainmast and a pull at the scuttlebutt nobody How vain Are nil things Hore below How false Aud yet Tiow fair Man Ever did a really Weil Jijo Xii uis tiling intentionally1 a very Good flew like the hooked Needles in a clarinet Ever Sang faster no Bel lows Ever wrinkled and rattled and filled and shrunk As did his leathery Cheeks Aud his fingers lose his appetite and grew so rest less and irritable that frs vane like a fond Mother fancied that her dear boy was unwell and begged him to consult their medical Atten Dant iut her son laughed at the idea knowing Well that his com plaint was beyond the doctors skill to cure he was beginning to despair of Ever receiving a reply when to his Goat Delight on the seventh morn ing a letter was handed to him by the pos mistress written in n Dainty female hand and addressed to a v almost unable to conceal Iii emotion he quilted the shop broke open the drank in the contents they were evidently of a pleas ing nature for he read the letter Over again and again kissed the envelope1 put it into his breast coat and hurried Home to Seo his inamorato looking out of tue window of the opposite House As usual fora moment his first impulse was to Salute her respectfully but immediately afterwards he by to quote with Tomc alterations the Noble of the poet lir own and now i have a favor to ask you whenever you Sec me at the win Dow take no notice of me at pre sent lest my Mother should observe it in a few Days she will be going out of town and then we can throw Oil All restraint till then Adieu Adieu my adorable one Adieu my eyes Are Ever on you your own Wilroy Toiny Voni to which Chi Solo came the Fol lowing answer dear sir your explanation is perfectly satisfactory i May also add Tomt your features arc not at All repulsive to Eva bless her what n Deligi Ilii Little soul she is 1 ejaculated Willoughby and he went out ordered a new suit of clothes and had his bail Cut Willy said mrs vane to hoi son the next morning i wish you would do something to improve your mind and not waste your time by looking out of that window All Day As you have lately done come and read the parliamentary debates to me if you have nothing Elsa to do the worthy lady was a re hot politician and for three mortal hours she kept him at this Delight Ful task at the expiration of which time he succeeded in escaping to his own room where he wrote the following Lotc to Eva Dearest Eva 1 am overjoyed at the contents of your Brief com Inni eation if As von my features Are not altogether repulsive to you May i Hope that you will consent to he Only Back came tie reply next mor Ning i Jedi Wilmou grrr your reply has made me feel very Happy it is very Dull Here no society except my father Aud Mother i Long for More congenial thine Eva in this delightful manner the Days hew Days too they were for a Willoughby and sweetened by the interchange of this and similar love like correspondence the following Holiday morning mrs vane left town on a visit to some friends in Devon Shire leaving her Sou to keep House i at Home that same afternoon one of capt Blacks servants brought the following note for Willoughby Willie have Yon any objection to my telling my dear papa All v matters have now gone so far that it will be impossible for either of us to retract what we have written let us take papa into our Confidence i know his kind generous nature Well and have no fear that to will oppose our Union Pray Send me a line by the answer was As follows or own Eva do whatever you consider Best my Faith is in your hands if your papa should refuse his consent i but 1 will not think of anything so dreadful fear not that i shall Ever retract life without you would be a desert with no Oasis to brighten it yours until death that evening just As Avilou glib had finished dinner to heard a loud double Knock at the Street door and on its being opened a strange voice inquired in a loud tone is his a Willoughby vane at his heart beat violently As Jane entering the room said a gentleman wishes to speak to you in the Library sir and she handed him 1 card in scribed capt Choker Imlack c b ii is 1704th foot7 will be with hit in a moment said a Willoughby and he swallowed couple of glasses of Sherry to nerve him for the interview capt Choker Black i believe he said As he entered the Library your servant sir said the Gal Tiou they burst into Homo Sweet Homo carrying away the i thought himself that As he was still i l0 incognito lie Young lady would front door with an awful crash piano broke All the windows at one foil swoop hid Addy tumbled a Bureau Down stairs and pitched things out of the window the Iaco grew full and remand his eyes bugged out like a Craw fish while he Tore up the carpets and pulled Down the curtains and Al the while the boy sat whistling on Tho Wood pile paint looked round at pump log like an angry Mother Hunting truant boy As much As to say Here i wan you add the fun became furious away went pump log and paint after him with a Sharp stick the Bellows blowing the fire and the two Tum blk Bottoms behind the scow doing the scrubbing with re Iii for soap and horse hair for a Brush with him it was rub scrub scold scold Way for dear life of perhaps feel insulted by the action besides How could she have any Ido that he was a v so he went indoors and amused himself for three hours in inviting a reply to her letter which he posted the same afternoon and in due course a second answer arrived and so matters went on a con Stant interchange of letters being kept up for a fortnight during which time or Willoughby vane spent his Days in running to and from the to Soffiee writing letters and watching his fair neighbor from the window of the dining room confound it he would some times say to himself How very the dear girl is 1 she will never look this Way i do wish i could catch her Eye if Only for a moment what a horridly sour looking old crab the Mother is Depe Dupon it a Willoughby that poor child is anything but Happy at Home with those two old fogies Ludeon her letters hint As much Lant Captain who Glass in hand was busily engaged in scrutinizing an engraving of the Battle of Xava Rino your servant sir have i Hie pleasure of addressing or Avil Lousby vane a Willoughby bowed then sir of course you know the business that brought me Here terrible nervous and scarcely knowing what answer to make our hero bowed again come come sir dont be afraid to speak out 3iy daughter has made me her confidant so let there be to Reserve Between us Eva has told me All Here poor a Willougby blushed up to the roots of his hair you see i know All about it you have fallen desperately in love with the poor girl and although you have never exchanged three words together you arc already engaged to be married might expeditious upon my word Jiji a a Pray excuse me for Laugn somewhat comi Cal a a Haas the Captain appeared to to in a very Good humor for Tho lot in the new 3 per cents Good i think i May say very Good what sort of a temper Are Yon Well that rather a difficult question to answer said Avil Lough by smiling for the first Lime it sir not at All returned the Captain if anyone asked me my temper should say Hasty Hasty and Choker Blacks proud of it proud of it say about the average7 answer Willoighby timidly temper average said the Cap la Iii jotting it Down i think these Are about All the question i have to ask you you know my daughter by Erht i have had the pleasure of see ing her frequently from the window sir and you think that you could be Happy with Captain i am certain of it very Good to so Arkye or Willii Wihby vane marry her treat her Well and be Happy Xci Lect her blight her Young affections by harshness or cruelty and bang me sir if 1 dont Riddle you with big leis Gad i sir in a Man of my word and ill do what i say As sure is my i amps Choker Black i have no fear on that score Cap her to me and if a life of Devotion know All about that said the Captain keep your line phrases for the Wirfs car give me your hand sir Ive taken a fancy to you Vuu wait or me Captain Laugi Sirno Choker Black never inn Lucs in flattery dont be afraid to grasp Niy hand sir its yours so Long As i find Yon Plain sailing and straightforward but if Ever i suspect you of any artifice or deception 1ii Knock you Down with it so now 1 Hope we perfectly understand each other Ono word More said Avil Lohigh by l to in Persiana Tuiai consent to our Niou certainly you can be married tomorrow if you please sir the happiness of my dear child is my first consideration Gad sir i am not a Brut not one of these unnatural parents people read of in no vels Choker Black May be a fire Cater in the Field but at any rate he knows How to treat his own flesh and blood Captain Yon overwhelm me with gratitude say no More about it clap on your hat and come across the Road with me and ill introduce you to my daughter at once scarcely knowing what he was about Willoughby did As he was told they crossed the Road to Gether and the Captain opened his door with to Latchkey moment it you please said Willoughby who was tit vat ing his hair Aud arranging his Cravat arc you ready now asked the or Avila Hughby vane cried Captain ushering our hero into tin drawing room then wave Sisr his hand he added allow to to introduce Yon to my Wile and daughter exceedingly foolish is he bowed to the two la Dies on u Couch by the fireside sat his enchantress looking inor3 bewitching by Radiant than eve her Tinaci being the tall thin angular woman in Black that he had frequently noticed from Over the a contrast thought Wii Iii Ghuy Between Mother and daughter Annie my dear i Avilio ngh by vane is nervous no doubt you know the adage let us leave Ilie Young people together and Hail soon find Tongue then ill Wager said the Captain addressing the younger of the two ladies who immediately Rose from her seat stay is some mistake Here said Wislou Ireby this lady and to pointed to the gaunt female 3iy Uigh tar sir said the Cap Tain my daughter Bruiy first wife Ami ejaculated our hero turning to the Young lady my second wife sir my a Wiloughby vane lied from Iii Home that night about a month later his almost brokenhearted Mother received a letter from him explaining the whole affair and the postmark bore the words Montreal Canada Avilou Gabys courage big a to Rise dont mention it sir you Are her father Aud have a right to do what you please but i sincerely is said that a russian remedy for rinderpest consists in taking tiie skin of a Ani Mal that has died with the disease wrapping a Hundred and Twenty pounds of Salt in it and placing it Lor a whole night before a Large lire the Salt thus medicated is Given to healthy cattle which Are inoculated and have the disease in a mild form recovering in a Day or two and becoming proof against the infection very few horses cat pickled Sal Mon but we saw one standing the other Day before a grocery shop with a hit in his Mouth
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