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, .,-. rn:iong 10 IsMsHHry aktllrnJ.
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T W f A FATHERS. M. P.
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Dv P F. SH AFFFR.
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-sale's "d 'C"Jr Otuc n.
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a. H. S. KIMMELL,
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w Sraft and TVniilty. Co less profeaanuail
r"' be can b found at hie office oa Mam at
,K J. M. LOUTKER,
(f jmmi asogesassra-i
FHYSICIAK AND StRGEOS,
n located permanently In Somerset ft th.
,-i-we of bis proflon. Otoe on Main meet,
fx, tea: of VrMt Store.
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Sow n. M.Tredwell Do.'! .lore, oonsr
ism tro and Patriot Breeta
,R. WM. COLLINS,
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At Arunriai ram " -
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joantTandrenalonAjent. Office In ManuaoU
V ATTORN KT-AT-LAW.
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TOHX IL UHU
" ATivasrr-AT law.
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r b.m Mo'.irr i"an"cd on oojovua a wi
ll is Mammoth
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0 l Odd Feliowe- B-ilid'n.
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C W1U F. J. Eooaei.
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c ta care tu aaimri aiii a.l,iu:i h.di.
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to ttuamn uJ mjmrwug touutum, wilB ftnmnf
aud tJi:t. ufti'e ei Mam Cw Btrw,
auoe t uber Buuk sure.
JAMES L. Pl'GH.
0r la KAmrootk Elork. op etalra Entrant
o Mam Tom NrwI. o,lrt)ou made. at
a-uil. Ulle eaaiuined. and ail 1-jrmJ buataeai at
leaded to vita prumptnce and fiacutj.
A. J. CoLaoan. U C Couoa".
C0LE0R5 A CXLB0RN.
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AU ITUiI!W rUUTimCT w wm ,
ammptii and fciibfullT attended to. Collecuoni
Burrcjinf and oonTeyancim done oa rea-
FRED. W. BIESECKER,
Moe In Frintlnf Boone Bow, oppodta Court
EORGE R. KXLL,
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CCOTT A OOLE,
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Kaji Croat oirwi, oi'poaite Mammolb Black.
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? At fmhi-rtand, yd., and hu refitted and refnr-
j BHil the and houne throughout, and made
i It iimv-la Hotri to a"xnimodate tbe tra-
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. liqoort at tne bar.
! Hf tm hu in connertloB with the Hotel a larre
SUci:tT of Cweltaer t Pure Old Kye Whuky
; tor laic br the barrel or irallon at the
, foiiowtuc prioee :
Two Tear old at t2 0 per faUon.
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Th p-i of tbe te 15 mta for aarh rallon.
ii rrv of tt,e wbifkrT and Jag num alwara
""" wiy the order, which will inrare proof
aueauus and ahipment, Addreaai ail ordera to
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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 51.
It is to Your Interest
TO BUT Tor
Drugs and Medicines
JOHK H. SHYDEB.
Biesecker & Snyder.
Kone bat the puree and best kvpt in atock.
and when Drugs beuome inert by stand
ing, aa certain of them do, we de
troy them, rather than im
pose on our customers.
You can depend on having your
PRESCRIPTIONS & FAMILY RECEIPTS
filled with care. Our price are aa low aa
any other first-claw house and on
many articles much lower.
The people of this county seem to know
tias, and have given us a large share of their
patronage, and we shall still continue te give
them the Tery best goods for their money.
Do not forget that we make a specialty of
We guarantee satisfaction, and, if you have
had trouble in this direction,
give ns a call.
SPECTACLES AND EYE-GLASSES
in great rariety; A full set of Test Lenses,
Come in and have your eyes examined. No
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Ttie mansard Oil Orapaev. "? r"rtrmTrv.
rvaA a i :J' nauufartunnf tor lK
ijonMMic trade the laeM beaud. f
Illuminating 5t Lubricating Oils
Naphtha and Gasoline,
Tkat can be wiae froea Petroleum. We ehaUrnf.
Wrw miikrwwrj kuowa
PRODUCT OF PETROLEUM.
If roa wish the aw Bnlrorml,
Aak far aura Trad, ftw Bneneraet and Ttrtrlty
orxr pF.FRrr aw
arpta-flrt. buaaaarr. Fa.
we now have the LarcvM and Beet .elected Stork
of Trea wl' eTer shown in Jhnown.
u- have taken sreo.l rare to make
" our line the
In Wetrn Penarvlvama. Henrietta In all the
la text .haden in light nd dark rolorirj.
at 2i, as, SO, So cents, and 11 per yard.
K.rge In all tbe new .hade, in plain, rtripe and
piaid from J6 to 7S reuu per jard. A lre
lineofblak and white plaid, Shep-
hard'n plaid from 12 cent to 75 cent. Plack and
Colored Hilk W arp Henrietta, Blak A;r
fea. Black Lunre, and itiat k Brun-
etta. Black Cashmere, from l;',' rent, to LS0
per vard. A sreat Karrain in ."'Much t'ol
ored Cashmere, at 16c. per vard. A
complete line of waih Pre Goodn. conitin(f of
all the Latett Noveluea. A full line of
Hamburg Krnbroidene. and Floiiue
luga, rprluc Wraia and Jacket,
227 Main St., Johnstown, Pa.
(Conducted by Prof. WJf. M. 6LOASE ; continu
ing two days. )
For admiwrion to all department. In the Fresh
man. 8onh more and Junior Clawes. and for the
vboul of Electrical Engineering. WL1 begin at
Thnrtdtr, Jane 11,1591,
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Tht will also include Preliminary .lamination,
for tbow intendiug to enter tbe I nlverMty a year
later. f26u prue onerei oy tne rrinoeuin
Alumni Aiwociation of Western Peon'a fiir tbe
beM examination paived here for the Krmhm.n
Clam. Applicanu should wnd their Barnes early
to H L. il hnng. He-'y Alumni Am n, lOu Iia
nwod rH PilUbuigh. fa.
HEAL ESTATE !
NOTICE it hereby given that we will offer
formic at public outcry, oa the premise., oa
SATUDAY, MAY SO, 1891,
at 1 o'clock p. nu, a eertain lot orgroond acxlfio
feet, ntuate in Uie BorouKh of Peteilxirg. Siimer
rt County, fa., adjoining lot of tfia Wilklns,
Cemetery, and others.
TERMS MADE KS0WX OS DAT OF 8 ALE.
apr29. Trustees of Ev. Lutheran Church.
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
eaacal Prod ore and Fruits, VeTetables and
ConslgBmenta anllrited Best Price, and Prompt
Itetura. Guaranteed. CorreapondcDc Invited.
V OHIO BT, ALLEGHENY. FA.
We. the undersigned fanners of Addio Twp..
Homersrt Co., Pa., do hereby give notice that all
person. trepaiiig on tbeir premises for the pur
pose ( bun tug, nsbmg or berrying will be dealt
wtlb areordiug to law. That they have in past
rears suffered much bv eattle running at larga,
breaking into grain Balds, meadosrs, etc. and
thai in the future suit will be instituted against
tbe owner, of such cattle tor any damax. so sus
tained. MAHLON Lrt'ENfiOOD.
N. B. MoCLINTOCK,
J AS. V. WWI.R
J aX)B McCLINTOCK,
ISAAC V. LfcHUE.
Estate of Saml L. Weller, late of Somerset Tsttj.,
gumet set county. Pa, deceased.
Letters of Administration on the abor. estate
having been rranted to the undersigned by the
nmnrr autborilv. notire is herbv given to ail per
son indebted to the said estate to make rmrooll
ate payment, and those having claims againu the
uis. to prenect tnera duty authenticated fur set
tlement on or oeiore Hoooay, me ss.n uar vx
Juiy. IHS-L at the late realdence of dewased,
' JOHN H. WELLER,
ClfcCB C 6HAFFER,
r all Aches H
IT IS TME BEST.
A Great Event
In one's life is the discovery of a remedy for
some long-standing maliuiy. The poison of
Scrofula l in your blood. You Intieritrd it
lrom your anceslors. Will you transmit it
to your offspring? In the great majority
of rases, both 'onsumption and Catarrh orig
inate in Scrofula. It is supposed to be the
primary source of many otln-r drnuigt mruts
of tlie laidy. Kegin at once to cleatine your
blood with tlie standard alterauve,
" For srrenl months I wa. troubled with
crofiilon ernptMai. ovrr l!ie wIhiIc body.
My apiK-tite ass Isvl. and my sstein
proHtril.il that 1 was unahle i" work. Aflt-r
tm-ig sesrrxl remnlirsi 111 va'n. I resolTed
to take Ayr's HarsapAfilla. ami did so milk
Swh g.d eH"ct that less limn one 'jotile
Restored My Health
arv irrn?:h. The msnlity of tlie cure s
tvmtsitetl sr. as I mpri'tesl the lrrss t b.
lmt and sciimis " r'rrdrrv-" V .. f Yrr
n.iii h-v ills l de is?A. V xt'ivil
r "f many )sn I ss a su-rer froea
arrofula. until aiwut three years acn. whea I
brraa Uie use erf Aver'. Sorssvparilbs. since
wliH-a tisr rtisae lias eatiifl; lisappemr'si.
A little rinM iA ski nr. a no wa ti'iiiini th
tlie same mtliptalnt. baa ali b-a cim-d ty
fins srstK-iue." II. Hraatdt, At, Nebr.
VX. 3. C. ATEX CO., Lswtn, Xasm.
bjWbj Imifffis'e. Work .buUI
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i : : : President
: Vici President
: : : : Cashim.
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Somerset County National Bank
Of Somerset, Pa.
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Chas. J. Harrison, Pres't
Wm. B. Frease, Vice Pres't.
Milton J. Pritts, Cashier.
Wm. H. Koontx,
Jona. M. Cook,
John H. Snvder. John Staffl.
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Table nnsm passed. Remodeled, with offica on
found Boc. Natural ga and lncandesent light
all rooms. New steam laundry (attached to me
bouse. Rates, f 2 lo ti per day.
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WRITE FOI ?HICE$ AMD CIRCUUI.-W
SOMERSET PA., WEDXESDAY,
A LOVER'S JOY.
Only a simple truth
Told with a loving smile ;
A sentence small.
Yet holding all
A lone heart to beguile.
Only an answer sweet,
Whimpered with downcast eyes :
"Von lore aie true.
So I love you."
As rosy blur-hes rise.
Now she is mine all mine,
And I am hers as well ;
For love imparts
To trusting hearts.
Faith that no tongue can tell.
Now winds, blow high or low,
It tnatters not, we say ;
For tender spring
Will surely bring
Our happy wedding day.
Only a twain man one,
Only a bridegroom glad ;
And at his side
A blushing bride
In bridal garments clad.
THE HISTORY OF ONE OLD
There we once twin sisters, pretty
and petite, as twins often are, and they
grew to be women without losing tbeir
beauty. They were named Dora and
Cora, and at times yon could scarcely
tell them apart, unless you knew them
Tery well indved. They were very much
admired, And at the age of 20 Dora had
She was visiting an aunt at tbe time,
and there were those who believed that
this was the reason why the offer was
made, because w hen the aisters were to
gether no man knew which he Lad fall
en in love with.
IVra being alone, young Chester knew
quite well that she was the only woman
in the world to him. With American
independence she accepted him, and af
terward received the aanction of her par
ents' approval Her sister was delight
ed with her choice, and all seemed
Tlie engagement was qiite open and
much spoken of; the marriage was to be
at the end of the year, and Iora was
delighted to see how "fund "Cora ap
peared to be of her brother-in-law to
He on his jrt was in no wise to blame
for what followed. He liked Cora, but
to him there were a thousand charming
differences in Lis " own Dura." He
thoaht her expression sweeter, her col
or more beautiful, and her figure more
He had never been so happy in Lis
life. He bad received an appointment as
consul to a small German state, and
there would be a parting from friends
for tlie bride to undergo. Rut to him it
was all happiness. And what newly
made husband does not prefer to have
his young wife to himself for awhile,
however charming and agreeable her
relatives may be. Handsome, fond of
each other, rejoicing in the approval of
all who had a right to make remark, how
could they dream of a coming shadow T
Yet the clond, " no bigger than a man's
hand," was already in the sky.
Cora grew pale. Cora languished.
Cora wept, From sweet she turned to
All her love for Dora seemed to have
vanished. She reproached her wildly
without cause. She thrust her hand
away when it touched her. No one
guessed the truth until it suddenly flash
ed on Dora.
Cora had fallen in love with Elwyn
Chester. The sisters bad a long and mis
erable talk. Cora believed that Chester
had tried to win her heart. Dora knew
this was untrue; but what could she
say? Her sister was in agonies of min
gled remorse and rage her twin sister,
w hom she adored.
" I shall think of you in his arms until
I kill myself:" sobbed Cora. " Every
kiss he gives me goes to my heart like a
knife. He will sit before me knowing
what I feel, and hold your hand and
look into your eyes to torment me. I
worship the ground he treads on ; I love
him twice as much as you do, and he
knows it, and triumphs in my misery."
"He does not know it; he never drempt
you Lad such thoughts," cried Dora. " O,
Cora, what misery, what misery ! and I
was so happy, so blindly happy .'"
" You will be happy yet" said Cora,
with more remembrance of her sister jj
feelings than she had ever yet exhib
ited. " Yes, Dora, you will be far away, be
loved, careened, his comrade in all things.
You need not think of me. I should
have kept my secret to myself if you bad
not pried into my heart. There it is
told but you need not remember it I
shall die very soon, and suffer no
Dora said nothing. She realized that
all her happiness had been swept away
by this wild tempest of passion. Cora
w as dearer than herself. She could not
marry the man she loved and be at peace.
The wedding day was now only two
weeks distant ; the wedding dress was
made ; but she sat down before Ler little
desk and wrote to Elwyn Chester simply
" I have no choice but to tell you that
we must part Tbe cause is no change
in my affection for you, but it is one from
which there is no appeal. We must not
meet again. Dora."
The wretched lover thought himself
gonefmad when he read this note. He
could not believe his senses. He hur
ried to the home where he had been so
Dora's mother received him ; she was
as bewildered as he himself. She knew
no reason for her daughter's conduct, but
the twins bad locked themselves into one
room, where they sat with their arms
about each other, weeping violently. No
answer was given to any question, and
all efforts to see Dora were in vain. At
last the time arrived when Chester must
set sail. He had thought so much of
this happy voyage, with his bride by his
side ; he took it alone, a miserable, broken-hearted
man, to whom tbe world
From his new home he wrote many
times to Dora, but received no answer.
It was not until news came that be had
married a young German lady that Dora
told her mother the truth.
Meanwhile Cora had recovered her
good spirits and looked fresh and bloom
ing, while Dora grew paler, thinner, and
lost ber gay temper altogether. She
looked five years older than her sister,
and had no beauty left except that of
feature. Cora, on the contrary, being
now the prettier of the two, received a
great deal more attention than ever. Af
ter six years had passed she received and
accepted the attention of a very rich and
fashionable man, and married him.
Perfectly happy, and with no remem
brance of the past, she sits amongst her
children, while her sister, who sacrificed
the happiness of her life for her sake,
lives alone in the old homestead. Par
ents are gone. Sad people have very few
friends. People say of Miss Dora that
she is "charitable" and" pious," but
they see her a little, shriveled, wrinkled
and elderly person, with hollow eyes
and thin lips, while her blooming sister,
who calls sometimes, driving up in her
carriage, costumed in the most elegant
styles, still appears like a comparatively
The love for which the fearful sacrifice
was made was an evanescent and hys
terical passion. The deep, honest, last
ing love which Dora felt for Elwyn Ches
ter was rooted in every fibre of her na
ture. When she tore herself from him
she destroyed her life. Yet no romance
seems to linger about the pinched figure,
in unbecoming dark raiment- which goes
over the hill with a little basket full of
jellies, worstedetorkings and Testaments
for the poor folk near tbe factory.
Miss Dora seems good and uninterest
ing to all but tbe very few who know
He Got at the Landlord.
When Mr. Napger got back from town
Mrs. X&Kger was practicing a sung at the
new piano ber mother bad given her.
"Stop that screeching," he snapped,
throwing a folded slip of paper on the ta
ble," and put that rent receipt away with
"Our dearly-loved landlord wasn't
over-agreeable, I should judge," remark
ed Mrs. Narger, giving the inoffensive in
struujent a final bang and descending
from a stagger at high C.
" Naw," growled Mr. Nagger, " he was
not He said he'd fix that bath room
faucet w hen he got good and ready, and
if we w ante-1 screens so bad we could put
'em in ourselves an I pay for 'em, too.
He's dead sore 'cause everybody but us
" I told you so. What can you expect
from a landlord w ho raises the rent 50
per cent on every flat in the building 7"
" Of course you told me so ; of course.
You tell me everything you know, and
more, too. Perhaps you can tell me if
he's rented any of his flats?"'
"Then why don't you ?"
" He hasn't He brought in one man,
though, to look at the flat below us, and
nearly caught him."
" Rent too high, I s'pose."
" He said it wasn't"
"What then, T - .
"He found out you lived alone and said
he knew you," said Mrs. Nagger, de
murely, thus scoring one on her lord
" He'll not get a tenant this year," said
Mr. Nagger, ignoring his wife's delicate
" How do you know V said Mrs. Nag
ger, trying not to laughs
" Because," said Mr. Nagger, taking a
long roll from his pocket, " I've brought
you a dozen new songs." Chicago Trl
An Angry Client,
A lawyer of some eminence in this city
while erjoying a social hour with some
friends the other night, narrated an in
cident of his practice in which Daniel
Drew, then a "king of Wall street," fig
ured. Mr. Drew had been sued by per
sons who had been let out of the small
end of tbe horn by him in a stock trans
action. The rugged financier was indig
nant and vicious when he sought tbe
aforesaid lawyer and requested him to
take the case. The amount for w hich
the plaintiffs sued was about Soo.OtO and
Drew said that he wanted the case
brought into court that he might " show
up them fellers."
The lawyer made a careful investiga
tion of the facts and found that his cli
ent had scarcely a leg to stand on in
court He was anxious to win the case,
however, and determined to see what in
genuity and exhaustive knowledge of le
gal technicalities would accomplish. Cir
cumstances favored him, and through
carelessness on the other side he succeed
ed in non-suiting the plaintiffs. Elated
with this result he called on Mr. Drew
and triumphantly announced that victo
ry was theirs."
" But I haven't had a chance to testi
fy," said the old speculator, peev
ishly. " That was iiot necessary. We havs
won the case without a trial."
" The deuce you have !" exclaimed Mr.
Drew, angrily. " Well, you are a fine
lawyer to look after the interests of your
clients. I wouldn't give a dollar a bunch
for such lawyers as you."
' You don't seem to understand, Mr.
Drew," explained the lawyer. "We have
won the suit, and you are $35,000 ahead,
to say nothing of tlie cost"
" Thunder and lightning, man !" fum
ed the brusque Daniel. " What do I
care about the $35,000? I wanted to get
on the witness stand and tell what I
thought of them fellers." X. Y. Toner.
Gems From Thackeray.
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
I would rather have genius than
A hero, whether he wins or loses, is a
I would rather win with honor than
You get the truth habitually from
I would rather be a man of genius than
a peer of the realm.
A woman without a laugh in her is the
greatest bore in existence.
Countless knights were slain before St
George won the battle. In tbe battle of
life we are all going to try for the honors
Novels are sweet All people with )
healthy literary appetites love them
almost all women, a vast number of clev
er, hard-headed men.
What man's life is not overtaken by
one or more of those tornadoes that send
us out of the course, and fl ing us on rocks
to shelter aa best we may ?
JUXE 10, 1891.
Bill Klnny's Arrest
BUI Kinny, of Dry Fork, killed a prom
inent man of the community, and the
authorities after some little meditation,
decided that be ought to be arrested. But
Bill objected, and when three deputy
sheriffs called on him he laid a Winchest
er rifle across one corner of his home
stead, killed one of the deputies and so
painfully wounded the other two that
they strolled back to the Shady Grove
Court-House. Several days later, while
Bill was sitting in front of his door, Mark
Townsend, the Sheriff in chief, walked
up to the fence and lazily placed his
arms on the top rail. Bill reached back
and took np his rifle.
"Good mornin', Bill."
"Had a good bit of frost last night"-
"Yas, ruther. Which way you t rave
"Ob, no way in particular. 'Lowed you
mout be lonesome, an' I thought I'd drap
over and talk with you awhile. Don't
make no difference how lively a feller is
he's apt to git lonesome once in a while,
specially this time of tbe year."
"I reckon that's true," Bill replied.
"Some fellers come out here the other
day, and one of them got so lonesome
that he jest natchully had to lay down."
".So I hearn," said the Sheriff. "By
the way," he added, "them fellers that
you speak about wanted you to go to
Shady Grove with them, didn't they?"
"Yas, they lowed that ajedredown
tliar wanted to uutke my acquaintance."
"You don't say so," exclaimed the Sher
iff. "W'y the jedge is a mighty big man,
an' I'd think you'd like to nictt hiui.
"I would, but you see I ain't in society
"Sirter retired, air you ?"
"Yes, thought I was aiMtin' a leetle
tx old fur the bright foolishness an' yal
ler trim in ins' of this here life."
"Yea, that mout be," the Sheriff replied.
"A feller does withdraw mightily a' he
gets along in age ; but say, the jedge is a
friend of miue an' I want you to meet
"No, I'm obleeged to you. I never
hankered after these here fellers that
pride themselves on their book larin'."
"I don't exactly crave them," the Sher
iff rejoined, "walloping" his tobacco
about in his mouth, "but still I think we
ought to meet them once in awhile. But
say, Bill, titer's a man down at Shady
Grove that I do want you to meet"
"Who is he?"
"He's the jailer, ain't he ?"
"Yes, an' the best one you ever seen."
"So they say," Bill replied, fondling
his rifle. "In fact, them fellers that was
here the other day wanted me to meet
"So I hearn," said the Sheriff, "but I
lowed that mebby they didn't extend
the invertation in a soft and gentle
"Olt, I didn't have no fault to find with
the invertation. I jest didn't wanter go,
an' sorter pulled back a little an' then
one of them laid down an' the other two
"So I hearn," said the Sheriff, "still I
thought there mout be a easier an'
smoother wayofputtin' the invertation.
Gentleness always pays. You can some
times lead a man with a string of beads
when you couldn't drive him him with a
hoop pole. You recollec old Wash Bowl
es, that was once the Sheriff of this coun
ty, don't you ?'
"Ah, hah ! Well, that old feller had
more gentleness and consideration for
the feelins of other folks than any man I
ever seen. One time he had to hang s
feller named Brice, an' Brice sorter kick
ed against it, bein' a feller that was hard
to please anyhow, so Wash, in that soft
way of his'n, stepped up to put on the
rope an' says : 'Brice, you'll please ex
cuse me, but I'll not detain you but a
moment' So I thought that if I'd come
here to-day with strong consideration
an' smooth gentleness you mout accept
he jailer's invertation to come an' spend
a while with him."
"No, I'm obleeged to you. I don't care
about goin to day. I've got to go over
the ridge an whip a feller to-morrer, an'
if I don't do it I'm afeered he mout be
disappointed. Well, now, Mark," he ad
ded, "ef you ain't got no further bus'ness
with me I reckon you'd better be shov in'
"But I have got some further business
with you, Bill. I want you to go w ith
me an' see the jailer."
"Wall I ain't goin'."
"I 'lowed you would, Bill."
"Take yo' arms offen that fence or I'll
drop you right whar you stand."
"So I hearn," said the Sheriff' "Say,
I come over to take you to jail."
"You don't say so."
"Yas, an' I want you to go with me."
"How many men did you brisg w ith
"None at all, but you aira-goin'.
"Mebbe: after all these here cartridges
is shot off."
"Now I thought you would go with me
w ithout having to w aste any of the car
tridges. You know the price of brass an'
powder have riz mighty of late."
"Oh, now here, Mark, I don't care
nothin' fur expenses. I don't mind
shootin' a few balls into a feller that
wants to put me in jail and afterwards
"I am glad you ain't stingy, Bill. Some
of the boys over at the store said thatyeu
was mighty economical, but I'm glad to
see you ain't It hurts a man might'ly
you know, to have it norated around that
he is close."
"I know that, Mark, and I'm alius try
in' hard to keep that charge from bein'
flung agin my reputation."
"I'm pleased to know you think so
much of yo'self, but say, I told the boys
over at Shady Grove that yoa would
come back with me, an' I wish you would.''
"I'd like to accommodate you, Mark,
but I don't feel like strollin' to-day."
"Sorry to hear that for I told the boys
that I'd have you in jail by 12 o'clock to
day." "I wish you hadn't told them, Mark, an"
you oughtener done it, for you didn't
know how busy I mout be."
"Yas, mebbe I dono wrong," said the
Sheriff, "but I didn't anow after all that
yoa couldn't fling aside you business and
come along with me. The boys air all
ex pectin' you."
"Yas, the boys up the river expected
Gineral Jackson once but he didn't come.
"So I hearn," said the Sheriff, "an' you
air not comin' with me?"
"That's what I ain't"
"I'll bet you $15, Bill, that you do."
"I'll take that bet, but in the mean
time if you don' take yo' arms offen that
fence, I'll drop you right in yo tracks."
"That's the way I like to hear a man
talk, Bill. Say, last night the jailer and
his two sons went 'possum huntin.' They
called up the dogs and they have got
some of the finest hounds you ever saw
and here they came with brightness in
their eyes an' deep music in their voices.
You ought to have heard them go 'ounk,
ounk.' Well, they went out, an' about
midnight they came back with two of
the biggest and fattest 'possums you ever
saw. Well, they dressed them right thar
an' then an' put them out on the house
so the frost could fall on them, an' began
to bake them along with some sweet po
tatoes. Then the jailer's son be says,
says be, 'Pop, we ain't got no regular
wildcat licker to go with these here
'possums, so the old man, bavin' a
mighty eye for art, gave a jug to the
yooug feller an' told him to go up in the
mountains. Tlie young feller went but
he ouidn't find no licker, an' at last he
seen a ole feller drivin' a wagin, aii'
when he asked the ole feller if he could
git any licker he swore that hedi ln't
know nothin' about it , 'but,' says he, 'if
you will take that jug up on the LJl-nie
an' put a dollar under it I J n't know
what mout happen, but when you coiae
back I don't fjelieve the dollar will
be there.' Wall, we went up on tlie
mountain side an put ad.iliar under a
jug an' went away, but b!e yo' life w hen
he came back the dollar was gone but the
jug was Ci!ea with tne bet Inker that
had passed its teens. An' so, at dinner
to-thty they are giin' to have them pos
sunis an' sweet potatoes an' that oM
that's g t a bead on it like a dtwdrop ;
an' say, that jailer says that you may en
joy the feast"
"Look here, Mrk, you ain't try in' to
trille w ith my feelin g, air you ?"
"No ; I'm tellin' the Lord's truth ; an'
say, that ain't all. The Perdue bots
caught a big bear down in the bottoms
an' after dinner they air goin' to set the
dogs on him in the jail yard right in full
viow of yo' cell. Think of that,"
"Look here, Mark, I am about convert
ed an' I'll go w ith you if you'll let me
take my rifle along."
"No, can't do that, Bill, an besides, I'll
have to handcuff you. Poa-ura, sweet
potatoes, licker with a bead on it like a
dewdrop an' a bear fight in full view of
' "Mark," said Bill, as he put down his
rifle, "fetch on yo' handcuffs. Blamed if
I ain't with you." Opie P. Read.
Popping the Question.
Don't be too sudden about it Many a
girl has said "no" when sbe meant "yes,"
simply because the lover didn't chooow
the right time and pop the question
Take a dark night for it Have the
blinds closed, the curtains down and the
lamp turned most out Sit near enough
to her so you can hook your little fingers
Wait until the conversation begins to
flag, and then quietly remark :
"Susie, I want to ask you something."
She will fidget about a little and prob
ably teply :
After a pause you can add :
"Susie, my actions must have shown
that is, yoa must have seen I mean yoa
must have been aware that"
Pause here for a w hile, but keep your
little fingers firmly locked. She may
cough and try to turn the subject by ask
ing you how you liked the sermon ut she
only does it to encourage you. After a
pause you can continue :
"I was thinking as I was coming up the
street to-night that before I went away I
would ask you that is, I would broach
the subject nearest my I mean I would
know my "
Stop again and give her hand a gentle
squeeze. She may make a move to get
away, or she may not In either case it
augurs well for you. Wait five minutes
and then go on.
"The past year has been a very happy
one to me, but I hopo that future y?ars
will oe still happier. However, that de
pends entirslv on you. I am here to-
niiiht to know that is. to as r. vou I am
here to-night to hear from your own lip
one sweet ''
Wait again. It isn't best to be too rash
about such things. Give her plenty of
time to recover ber composure, and then,
put your hand on your heart and con
"Yes, I thought as I was coming hereto-night
how happy I'd been, and I said
to myself that if I only knew yea would
consent to be my that is, I said if I only
knew if I was only certain that my
heart had not deceived me, and yoa
were ready to share my "
Hold on there's no hurry about it
Give the wind a chance to sob and moan
outside among the trees. This will make
her lonesome, and call up ail tbe love ia
her heart When she begins to cough,
and grow restless you can go on.
"Before I met yoa this world was a
desert to me. I didn't take any pleasure
in life, and it didn't make any di. Terence
whether the sun shone or not, Eut
what a change in one short year. It is
for yoa to say whether my futur e shall
be a prairie of happiness or on ) long
and never-ending pathway of ti tistles.
Speak, dearest Susie, and say an d say
Give her five minutes more by the
clock and then add :
"That you you will be that is , that
yoa will be be mine 1"
She will heave a sigh, look up at the
clock and round the room, and tl ten aa
she slides her head over your vest jocket
she will whisper:
"Henry I will."
The Horse's Strong Stoi nach.
Nothing on earth will upset horse's
stomach. This is not because th o horse
does not feel pain, but simply 1 ecause
the horse has no gall big dder. Ii las any
body ever seen a horse sick at sea ? Has
any body ever known an emetic have
any effect on a horse? At a bull- fight a
horse may be seen eating with ' tie esi
trails trailing on the ground. As fcr tie
contention that a borje is not as -sensitive
to pain as a man, I think that a
horse is a great deal tr ore so.
WHOLE NO. 2081.
Modern Steamships Have no
Fear of Storms.
It is not when the seas ceme pounding
over the bows that the captain's face
lengthens. Even when it is necessary to
keep the passensrew below, and the spray
is carried as high as the fbretop, his con
fidence in his ship is unabated. Ilis
spirits do not fall w ith the barometer, and
though the clouds hang low and the air
is filled with stinging moisture flying
like sl-et from the hissing sea even
when boats are torn out of the davits,
and iron bitts and ventilators are snap
ped from their fastenings like pipe litems,
he has no misgiving as to the ability of
the ship to weather the gale, or the fierc
est hurricane that can blow.
Give him an cpen sea, without ha. or
fog or snow, and neither wind nor wave
can alarm him. He knows very well, as
all who are experienced in such matters
do, that th modem steamers) of the great
Atlantic lines are:o carefully constructed
and of filt h strength that the founder
ing ol" one of thvru through str-s of
weather alone 1 well-nigh inconceivable.
But w hn a f. g devend, then it ia that
his face an i manner change, and be who
has been the u t si-iab'n! and ga-rt of
men, an 1 ienly U-comr tti uni aru.o'is
and taciturr. 1 Jt srmt at the head f tl.e
table ,is vacant ; look for him an 2 you
will not tnd hi n. as in fa.r wea:hr. in
verting group of girls til- led up
steamer-chair on the pr-.u:na de-deck,
but paring the bridg- an 1 p'i 'ing a cigar
which apparently has n .f hen a !..r-l
ti go ovit sir.co .t was l;!.tJ as tl.,. t. rf
hip barked from l.rr wharf info the
Wterever ar, I h-neer it occurs, fi g
is a aotiri e of danger from which oe.ther
prudence n .r ..; ran g'iarante immu
nity ; and wiietiier the ship ia slowed
down or pntif at full sjwed, Ll.ere is
cause for fear while this gray blindness
bat'les the .'yes. With plenty of sea
room the dar.fr is !ea.t, and it increases
near lar I. esp-rial'v where the coast is
wild and broken, like that of Ireland
and Wales, and where there are many
vew-ls as well as ks to he passed.
Wm. H. l;i deling ir: June N-r Wr.
The Physician as a Despot,
Without any pretence of faith in any
doctor who is not regular, an 1 without
prejudice to a sincere intention of calling
in a thoroughly instructed and expert
practitioner whenever occasion demands,
it is still perui&iible to smile amiably at
the professional jealousy of quacks. The
successful physician, with exceptions
which happily are much more numerous
than they were, is the most intolerant
despot on earth. And we encourage him
to be so. We are vaguely aware of the
limitations of his know ledge ; w know
that he has to guess llrst w hat is th'i mat
ter with us, and next what will do us
good, and that though there are facts his
acquaintanire with w hich helps him. to
guess right, many theories that regulate
his professional action are still hypothet
ical, and may or may not be correct. We
know that he has discovered that many
of the methodj his father used were un
wise and deleterious, and that the doses
his grandfather gave often hastened the
result they were intended to pre. ent, and
hindered what they were designed to in
duce. We know not only that he is a
man, and therefore fallible, but that Lis
j professional science, like bis father's and
grcnuiaiuer s. is piof resell ve, siiu is enu
very far from being exact Nevertheless,
when anything ails us, in spite of all we
know of his limitations, we fly to him as
though he were all-wise, and do aa nearly
what he tells us to as our llesh and our
pockets permit. For we believe that,
erring and inadequate as he is, he knows
more than we do, and that his knowledge
is, on the whole, the best that is at our
This childlike trust in our physicians
is a phenomenou which is creditable to
its and to our doctors, and from which
we both get benefit Undoubtedly our
doctors do us good ; and indeed they
ought to, even if they knew less and
giiesied ivse fortunately than they do,
eltie were faith a much less potent virtue
than it is declared to be. But it is one
thing for us to flock of our own accord to
the doctors, and qnite another thing for
those professional gentlemen to hold
that we shall come to them and to none
5 else, and that we may neither be legit:,
3 mately born nor die legally, execept with
the concurrence of the learned faculty
Front "The Toint of View," ia June
It Took the "Old Man.
An actor told a story the other evening
about a fencing master in L;niion who
had two sons. Both of tLern, like the
lather, were physical giants. Who was
ttie strongest and best fighter was a dis
pose! question until a burglar got into
tisfiacse one night. One oi the sons,
opening the front door with a latch-key
htte at night, fuun 1 a robber in the hall.
Thev immediately clinched. The other
tirother, hearing the noise, rushed down-
5 ipj, an.) not being able in the dark to
distinguish a burglar from a worthy and
konest citi.en of London, proceeded to
pound both men whom he ran against
Meanwhile brother No. 1, thinking there
wore two burglars in the house, turned
half of his attention to the new enemy
aad the fight became desperate. The
.father, awakened by the uproar, rushed
dow nstairs with a heavy walking stick.
Then the light was something to admire,
but to avoid. When it was ail over and
the gtis w as lighted by the aged fencing
master, it was discovered that he had
whipped not only the burglar but bis two
sons. When this story was told an Eng
lishman was one of the party. "Well,"
he said, '"I never before heard of a burg
lar so reckless as to enter the house of an
English fencing-master. Served hirn
right" A". 1'. Tribune.
Two Famous Men Converse.
A young woman was favored with a
chance to hear two famous poets con.
verse. She was walking ia Cambridge,
and saw Longfellow and Lowell strolling
e little way ahead. Her quick step soon
brought Ler near them. She thooght to
herself, "Now I will get the freshet
Iterances of two great men." Just be
(bre she overtook them she saw a pretty
child coming along, and about to meet
them. "What are little girls made ofT
eaid one poet to another. "Sugar and
spice, and all that's nice, aud that.s what
liUle'girls are made otTChriMian Otio.
The Idea! Roadster.
A?, to thepoiuU by which to deter..ine
the ideal roalster, it is one thing to de
fine them, and jnite another th.r. V
find the animal that conforms to the re
quirements. It is a:iuisin, to m.te the
frequent attempts of w riters on the sul
ject to define what Mr. Murray eai's "the
rttf.rf.w-f linrwk " an.l Ans c&nnitt helo mtn-
l1 ' " - - ;
paring their efforts at enlightenment
with thone of the excellent people who r"
supply the world with "The HoUre-keep- (
er's Guile," "lb Complete teller- ,
Writer." "The Hand-Book f Lti'i'iet'e.' '
etc. Themauwho aa inborn
love of tlie horse will seldom fail t know
when he finds one th.it will serve his
purpose, and an ounce of practical
knowledge is better than a ton of advice
and theorv. There mav be physical de
fects which require an expert to d:.-'over,
so it is always advisable to call ia pro
fessional skill, which can be had readily.
It is no uncommon thin for the best
veterinary surgeons to disagree ss to aa
ailmen'. or blemish. Not k-ui a a
wealthy road rider purchase 1 a trotter
with a fast record, and the animal
lame when it reached his stable.
consulted a surgeon with a hik'H reputa
tion, and he pronounced the troul!. to
be a spavin. Another, with an extensive
practice, confirmed his opinion ; but s;:b-
seaent development proved that t
were quite in error, an 1 te tr."crj-
cured by a simple treatment that b.i 1
nothing to do with the j-iHi wl.er t!.e
With. ut goin,; in' : h i ,;:. ;!e !
tails as to how long ti e h t s I
should Le, what the sl.u; f ?..e ,
and how far apart, cr as to tS w l:'i ':
tween the ey, the h r':n-s . f !l
body, and at hat anle l'. - 1 1 '. ,nl 1
desnd fr-tn the hij-s.ti.-r- sr ..;i --r
two q'tal.t.es) !i nuv Is r-": ! !
as 5'iallv d.-,ntblr. 1 r in- :;. . !
pruVt ti.g!.t of s;re 1 .1 ! I i '
if tk.e trotter lanii.'t si:?a.u .: I r j' ' -.-
j a m,::. k cl' Ian ;
, indi. at: .n t i.it the ! re
r sued if nr.s- 1 t i. .
Ls dcvr-.i,:i-l ! y li e sui
h.il !s that in or ler to ha'.e - A
there ma-t t r-e.'u f.-r t '.-. T ..
1. st.oui ir an l tl- t r i ! ,. -t a
na! :r a pr-.f that the . 1 ;-..( a, .
that, g'.sen a l.e thy w n ! . .. i
i Vr p.-ig from t!. ti "" . to a
the a.r, tie h r-s is ; setty ti
the d.sta.n-w." M .- ic n .iv . t c,
and join st.:f. it. t -it that is . j- r
j matter of e n
! alone is !:
' ti. n t t w
all 1 eiP'.s
,n fl the
n a'ii i
i s l a'..
th aWnre of an an pie hr. v. h. tig ap- .
pa rat is.
As to phvical corif'.rtiiation, a'-'it -which
o much has ben said an I writ
ten, there are a myriad except ..us t
every rule. If a colt w ith in'.i.ng a.i-!
cestry has a prononm-ed rake, or de-c-'t.t j
from hip to withers, hesli i'il l b-am t'.
go fa.-t, but there have ls-en sich that.'
could not make a mile in four mirriVx. J
Th failure was not due to this peculiar- J
ity, however, an 1 any yir-.-t-r with
this downward slor-e of body is we'l
worth trying by development. The rvla- ,
tive proportions of the limN have much ',
to do with the gait and should therefor- '.
he considered. Since the gr-ac-t rr""l"
pelbng force comes fr jm the hind pans
they deserve first notice.
Trotters are distinguished front runner- .
by having the hocks well let d .'vn, whiit
with the latter they are elevated. Th;
is merely a question of Ieven- and it '
is pilain that the farther the hock is from
the hip and whiribone, the great-.T is tin
power to ioie! the body with the singlt
limb. Conversely, the ability to both
levers, as at the gall. p, increases as tin :
bocks are removed from the ankles
Therefore the short cann n-boue ari.l tb.
low hock enable the horse to take tin
maximum stride with ea. h leg in turn
and to maintain the trot at h)- utrvc
speed. Imported Messenger, whos bluoi .
is so largely represented in the fast tijw F
ness performers of the present, cieasurei
thirty-nine inches from hip to hock
while imported Eellfounder, whose per
feet trotting action rr.a le him a va'uabl
sire for this country, wa about an
longer in this respect. Rysdyk'a Ham
bletonian, who combined these tw
, . .. ... 1.. I -it...
strains, was lony-one mmc
these two joints, and Lis g-t irheri.e
this same physical advantage, whh h ha
made them so superior to other famine .
at the trot. Lady Thorn, the great. -t .
the immediate descendants of Maaibnn .
Chief, had a i.etnendous length of 'u:i.': t
with the hock frty-two inches from th I
hip. This mare had a wonderful etrni- j
with a gait as steady and even as ecu. ;
be desired, while, w hat was e-iually .:
important, she kept her hind legs in
line with her bsjdy, and got the full bei
efit of each step with little or no t
action. It is this gait which l ree.1. i f
new aim to produce, Sunol, ' ;uy, Ax'e:
and' Nancy Hanks being excellent e-
amples of this close, straight-line way .
Knee action, which certa.niy a !..s '
the grace of trotting, cannot wvil be t
talned without a sacriti -e of speed, an
a very low gait forward has also i's dra
backs. A front leg with a short forear
and along cannon-bone cau s the hot
to lilt the knee high and ben.l It so ir.T
that the stride Is shortened, and the f
pounds hard on the groan.. !-. i- j,
the short cannon-bone aa 1 long forear.
induce to a low step, with the knee -tl
The Morgan and (.lay strains are ct
for high action forward, while trot'-
with a strong infusion or thoroughl y
tend to keep the front feet cl. tot
ground. The union of llaiui t. n
and Mauibrino Chief Ll d has ;-u.:
in a happy medium between the t t
cesses, and produced a moreur..! rm g
than most of tlie old-time trot'.trs;-
In choosing a roadster the '.or g f rear j
is especially to be avoided, as t:.e 1 j
will be more apt to break down if he j
"calf-kneed" than when he has cam-id I
able action. Thes-hort forearm ar.! i.i.j
knee will cause the leg to bend out.
stead of back, as in the other case, 1
the horse w ill last longer than Ler t f
fore-feet reach far out and cune d j' r
with a dangerous strain on the hg.tmer. j
C. A. McCul'.y, in IJurr !'
A girl in Kentucky has rc .- r- I
damages from a steamboat t-i .pi ny t
naming a boat after her wltl'-.'it a j
her permission ; ami, be-ides. they tu1 f
re-name the boat. Miss Marshall t-1
offense at a marine item containing tl s
information that "Kittle Marshall t. j
the lower chute and ran her nose in!
.- . . j
"I say," said the investor, "y..u a dv
tised your farm as a fine loi-ntion for I
dairy. It hasn't a single feature to r t o:
mend it for that purp.o.'' Hain't
There is a tremendous chalk dep. -sit j'
beyond that hill over there." t
The latest census taken in Irela s
shows it to have a p' -u'ation of .7 j
162. The total shows a
last decade of ,47L
decrease ia t
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covery of the Columbia river.
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