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TPOIS OF i'l DAY.
OnrawAo is to visit England in the
Wpio wilmourn fer the plumber-.4
paap not one.
raS 'trz is lecturihg o civil
St. Gorannw's Tunnel was completed
on the 28d of Deoember.
BaDra to prediot and mise thhe never
to prediot a a.- Vennor.
"uGAm HaxmrNo" will spend the
winter with Mrs. Blaine in Washington.
A Owst&pza published at Tin Cup,
nusas, is called the Garfel4 Banne.
IT says that the publio generally in
England are disgusted with the Guiteau
SuUnma OorxAx asserts there is noth
ing that would induce him to return to
L iTRAeu as it may seem, the oountry
Is full of people who are seeking for the
autograph of Guiteau.
Pmous are keeping right up, and
the farmer who happens to have a full
granery, should be happy.
AS A WZATHEn prophet, Vennor has
lost his prestige, now and forever more.
We swear by him no longer.
TAX Italian Senate has adopted a bill
which confers the right of suffrage on
34 allwho can read and write.
QuMN VIronA requests the London
Sandard to deny the itatement that she
will-open Parliament in person.
Di, Ontvan WzNDrun HOLKES, like
Mr. Whittier, pleads inability to write
Poems to order. Growing old, you
Tu London 2Vtnee says the Guiteani
trial is unpreeedented. We are pretty
sure itis, so far as this contry is con.
IT ia not known how near the North
elf-the knhaeete reached. The de
tail(s,0 the expedition are awaited with
STRANGELy Guitean has not yet in
suilted any of the jury on his case, but
his whack at them will come when they
bring in their verioit.
United Xrelandc, a newspaper, is now
printed in London, all the material of
ie concern having been shipped there
:from Ireland the past week.
Aw eminent physician says high-heeled
\,shoes causs the calf of the leg to dwin
die away to the leanness of decrepit
geand become a thin, shapeless shank.
INA gityimile bicycle ontest in New
~ ork the past week, George Gideon was
'fhe onl~y person who completed the dis
isnce. - Time, 8 hours, 13 minutes and
A sAnooN-irmapmn in Brooklyn has
been sued by a Methodist minister be
cause the minister's son loafed about the
~salooa, and he was thereby deprived of
Tax meate in a gallon of oysters
ahoid weigh eight and three-quarter
potands, and a gallon of oysters that does
not weigh that much, has been stuffed
Wth water and is aswindle.
T WAr~asoNwriting frorn.
t Wasbington, approves the course of
Judge Cox and Mr. Corkhill in giving
niQuteau all the rope he wante. It wl
- help to hang him.
- u:"V" shaped hull of the polar vessel
Jeannette did not save her from beine
Melg4ed by the ice ,'but it is with a feel
- of joy l( tat we are able to chronicle
te sf return of a greater portion of
Truoan . Ifow,, of Wisconsin, the
* y Potmzaster G4eneral, is sixty-five
yisarn old. He was at one time a United
State. Senator, and at the Chicago Be
.~d~lbn Convention, was one of the
M&nar~emisrm ladies seekdng rank
~'*1J ~hse bear in mind that President
Arthur persistently denies the story
enrm'ent that he is about tobe married.
rem Is , ,~n at-all in it and his heart
I ua$ as 'ig as it ever was..
14%sNrAT1V% McMrra has intro
due4, b11l or the assessment and col
. letion at a tireie per ennu~im tax from
on all net incomes &boe81
'LADr LAND LACUnMS in Ireland are
to be arrested, and for their reception, a
special jal is being provided. This
means that, according to all expeetations,
tlere will be, for some time to come,
ladies in jail in Ireland for political
SEVERAL Cincinnati brewgr, diggted
with the way the weather has been st
ing, are putting in ico mpchines, and
will have ice whether old Boreas wills it
o not. Hypothetically speaking, it does
look as if Satan and scienes were going
hand in hand.
THI memory of Guiteau will be per
petuated by plaster casts, the product of
the sculptor Clark Mills, but who it is
that is anxious to adorn their mantel
pieces with copies of it would be hard to
say. Everyone has had about enough
of him already, .
THEE are two Congressmen now
serving who commenced life as pages in
the National House, and a Senator whos
start in life was as a page in the Senate.
The Congressmen are Townshend of Il
linois and Wise of Virginia. The Sena
tor is Gorman of Maryland.
Dn. H. G. GrNN, of California, has
put 30,000-acres in wheat, and expects
to sow 25,000 acres more. That is the
way they farm, where, when a young
married couple start out to milk, they
have so far to go and are gone so long
that their children bring the milk home.
Big farms out there.
Tn Detroit .oee Press, a religious
paper, says :- " In the last. 100 years
over 4,000 people...avp been burned up
in theaters, and in the same time over
6,000 have perished in church acci
dento." Where is the good of publish
ipg such statistics? It seems that there
is everything to shake one's faith.
WE BELIEvE there is a general demand
for a fractional currency fpr convenience
in mailing purposes. Silver is out of the
question for this purpose, and postage
stamps are a nuisance to business houses
receiving small orders by mail. It is 9f
little importance what shape this small
eurrency is in, just so long as it will serve
the purpose in -.queAtion.. Congress
ought to make some provision at once.
THE immigrants to thik bountry dur
ig November were distributed among
the various nationalities thus: England
and Wales, 5,823-; Ireland, 3,284; Scot
land, 989; Austria, 1,454 : Belgium,
59 ; Denmark, 814; France, 529 ; Ger
many, 16,900 ; Hungary, '593 ; Italy,
2,978 ;, Netherlands, 858;, Norway, 1,
294; Poland, 228 ; Bussia, 1,721 ; Swed
en, 2,870-; Switzerland, 451 ; Dominion
of Qanada, 8,807; China, 2,711 ; and
from all other countries, 228.
SENATOR CAnL, of Florida, Senator
Jones, of Laouisiana, and other Congress.
men, have bought the old Whutehall
gold mine, near the Wilderness battle
field, in Spot~tsylvania County, Virginia.
Gold was f~iat found there in 1809. The
mine was worked by Commodore Stock
ton from. 1848 antil just before the war.
It has since been owfied, by Gilbert R.
Fox, of lPennsylvannla N~early $2,000,
000 worth of gold has been taken from
Ta. k'eport of the United States Rail.
road Oommissioner says that indioations
arc that in a short time there will be five
soparate routes to the Paciflo coast,
whore less than a year ago there was but
one. The tendency Is still toward 1n4
creased railroad development, principally.
in the Soutjiand Southwest. -It Is be
lieved that operations in railrop4 con
struction this year will exceed those of
any preceding year. The general con
sitrintion of, the Jfacifie yallroads is criti
cised as not up to the standard. Congress
is asked to establish a uniform system of
AN uxowAeu whose editor seems to
have had some experIence, says: A
doctor will sit down and write a prescrip
tion;: time, five minutes ; paper and ink.
one-fourth -of a cent; and the patient
pays $1, 2, $5, $10,as theease maybe.
A lawyer writes ten oir.twehe lines of
advice, and gets fr6m'$10 to $20 from his
client. -'An editor writes a half-oolumnr
puff for a man,.pays a aa from fifty
cents to $1 for putting It In. type, prints
it on' horipal dollar's wurth of paper'
sends It to several thdAsymd peorple and'
then suriales the pu~ed man if he
makes any oharge.
Amang G. Tmust~ is eharged by the
Watkingop T#r~o with producing a
pAnic In the Senate. It says : " A
noise like unto a clap of. thunder at sea
was heard. ;Dhvis, of West Virginia,
sprang to lWe fee4 s ianont ; Hoer
trembled, Vest laughed. Beak looked
as though he had heard that noise before,
andturedtoward the. Damao~Mat cink
I nUr wi& his al( sadan m e
band and4.t good mntbet in the ota.
e4k told Davis not to be alarmed; it was
no*n ut Thurmn blo ,3g his noge,
the 1' bW
No who 'have unlimited faith in
=th prediations of Prof. Vennor, a so
ed Canadian WeatOWr *iognosteAotor,
-wil perhaps have that faith soniewhat
sh4ken by the perusal of the following,
P1 lished three months.. ago in his
al aao fof188S a y
DecembEr, M h yIke the looks of
this month, viewed from the present stand
point (September 18). It looks ugly, and
emacks of cold-biter, bi(tg '.ooI,. north and
soutb, east and west. The month bids fair to
be cold and dry rather than otherwise, and
cold may -le sohnewbat proportionate to,
the heat of the past summer, and extend to
extteme Southern and Western points. The
entry of the month is 'likely to bring In winter
ebruptly in most sections where winter Is usn
4lly expected or experienced. The first week
of the month will probably give the rst good
snowfalls of *the season in New York."
w t does not seem that he hit it very
w I that time. In hiP almanac for 1881,
for the same month, he said :
"The' characteristies of December probably
will be.those of the precedmg two monthe.
This I believe will be one of those Decembers
that will cause inquiries of the oldest inhabi
tant as to whether there ever had been such a
December before. In Canada fotwers may be
discovered in Noom in Oe open parden, and
plowing will be continued almost up to Obrist
Now had Vennor transposed the order
of this, the hit WQuld have been capital.
But thedr--he didp t
Confederate. Bond Text.
As considerable interest has been.
aroused it regard to Confederate bonds,
and As the majority of people are un
acquainted with their terms, the follow
ing wording of a $1,000,bqzd is given se
a matter of i formation :
44 No. 7,408. Pirst series.
"oonrNFEDERAT'E rfs OF AMZMCA,
Loan Authorized by Section 6 of February
,17, 18M Aot of Congress.
"On the rst day of uly, 1864, the Oon
feerate States of -Ameria will pay to the
bearer of tljs bond, at the seat of Government
or at such placd o'f d oit as maybe appoiited
byj the Secretary of %e Tr~muryj the sum of
one thousand dollars, with interest thereon at
thie -rate of six per cent. per abaum, payable.
sui-annuaUy on the first days of January and
July In each year.
"The Confederate States hlave, by an act a
proved February 1, -1864, enacted that the
principal and interest whereof shall be free
from txation. and for the payment of the in
terest thereon, the entire not receipts of any
export duty hereafter laid on the value of all
cottop, tobaoco, and naval stores, which shall
be exported from the Confederate States,
and the net proceeds of the import duties now
laid on so much thereof as mayte necessary to
pgy annually the interest, are hereby pially
pledged, provided that the duties now lid upon
imports, and hereby pledged, shall hereafter
be paid in specie or In sterling exchange, or In
the coupons of said bonds.
"In witness whereof the register of the
treasury, in pursuance of- the said act of' Oon
gi'ess, hath hereunto set his hand and affixed
the seal of the treasury, at Richmond, this 1st
day of March, 1864. E. AmassoN,
"Jor register of the treasur."
"Entered, Rt. B. S. Ileoorded, 3. 5. W. '
On the left of thie bond at a right
angle with the body of the bond are the
words, "One thousand dollars," and on
the right, "Si1 per cent, per annum."
Attached to the bond are &ixty coupons,
payable every six niionthe, fromn January
1, 1865,-to July 1', 1894. The doonpons
are as follows : " Loan under act of
Febrfry 17, 1884. The Confederate
States of America will pay to bearer
thidy dollars .for six m. nths' interest,
du. January 11865, on liod 7,403, for
$1,000. Ro. yler, Register," exe t
thiedats which, of course, are all dl
font, bagn g at January 1, 1865, and
ending wit Juy 1, 1894.
There is an abundance of writers for
the press, and to illustrate this fact, I
may say that the editor of Harper's
Magazine has already a sufficient num
ber of accepted artidles on hand to serve
for two years. He~nce should he Ilot re
ceive a uingle fresh oo'ntribaition isa sup
ply would' last till 1884. The rejected
matter, often of Interest and real value,
which . daily declined by magazines
newspapers, and booksellers, would fill
a good-elied wagonm. 3naner, of the
Ledger; has for' some years left orders
with his clerks to allow no centribution
t~o be left for eamarination. He haa his
regular list of writers, who filll up the
apace allotted to them, and thus the pa
per is ..;nade up without any new eon
tributors. Authorship and writing for
the press is now overdone, and there sta
but few, and these are, indeed, lucky
who can make a living at it. It issaid
that the magamne writers are not an
enviable elss.. They may reoeive $100
for an article, but It Iasos difmoult to get
an article published that they ai not
much bettet .than a mere newspaper
Bohemian. A leading magazimnist is said
to rate his income from this souroe at
him1 for ournalism by a collegee
Jo , ' ently engaged to tid
bar In a' saloon at $ er week.Ti
mnay beintendedI as a piece of humqr,
but there is a a trieth iunderlying it.
*" Ox ye. s," 7Si rws, as -sbe
surveyed wkivikdent pleasure the little
parlor sidebodcovered with old ohina
and decorated ith highly-eolored tiles ;
" Mr. B. remnarked 'ldet night that I wa
becoming quite an atheist," and the old
iuady's countenmanc e fairly beamed with
dehight as her ey~s rested on a 16 cenut
Jananese ten-pot.--Newarh Call.
eippLes are grown at Walatka,
Loca option ts becoming popular in
Corinth, Miss., Is showing an interest
in silk culture.
A sea-cow was recently seen in the bay
neai 8t. Augustine.
Mississippi is displaying an unusual
interest in railroads.
Virginia now ranks eighth as a pro
ducer of iron 'ore. In 1870 she was
Twelve thousand barrels of rosin were
disposed of in one sale recently by a Sa
The Ohie Justice of Alabama is a
printer by trade, and formerly worked
at the case at Athens.
The machinery to be used in improv
ing Apalachicola, (Fla.) harbor has ar
riveq there and work will begin at once.
Col. J. S. Mosby, of Virginia, when
he returns from China, will marry a well i
known society lady of Alexandria.
Stock raising in Texas offers greater
inducements to the capitalist than- any
other business carried on in the coun. I
New Orleans property owners will i
have to pay a tax of three per cent. to
meet the necessities of the city govern- ]
ment next year. <
Asbury Bush, a ferryman, shot and 1
killed a negro named Charlie Nixon, at I
Warwick, Ga., for refusing to pay five
cents ferriage acress the river.
Lucien Beard has been pardoned out
of the Virginia penitentiary at Rich
mond after having served eight of an
eighteen years' sentence for horse steal
Five hundred inhabitants at Ozark,
Ala., and not a Smith in the directory.
Perhaps the old and well known Jones
lainly have kept them out with clubs.
Thomas Jefferson has been arrested at
Wilmington, South Carolina, for strik
ing Ben. Franklin with a rock and throw
ing sand into John Adams' eyes.
A large petition is being gotten up in
Alabama, praying for the opening of
Coosa river to navigation, and beseech
ing that no delay be permitted.
The convicts in the Tennessee peniten
tiary will issue an address to the peoplei
of the State, soliciting funds to pur chase
an organ forttheir benefit.
The State of West Virginia has no
indebtedness, the constitution of .the
State forbidding the creation of any IEa
bility in the nature of a public debt.
In accordance with an act of th .
Legislature every child who attends the
public schools In Savannah must be vac
cinated, otherwise they will be rejected
at the..re-opening of the schools next
A company has been chartered and
organized at Rome Ga., to make surveys
and estimates with the view of con
structing a canal from a point seven
miles above the city, sa as to give a fall
of thirty feet. With this fall 3,000
horse power will be available for manu
. ,Dalhonega (Ga.,) Sentinel: The prep
arations for mining by the L~oud Gold
Mining Company are simply wonderful.
The canals:are spread over a wide extent
of country and mining by the hydraulic
process will soon surpass anything ever
witnessed in the South.
Reports from Hoover'Hill gold mine
in Randolph county, North Carolina,
still continue good. Since the rich
strike was made a few weeks ago, It is
estimated that the ore raised is worth
$50,000, and it still holds out with
splendid promise. This mine is owned
and operated by an English company.
Bibb county, Ala, has a curiosity in
the way of a stalk of ribbon cane. It
divides itself into two prongs near the
ground. Below the fork the stalk has
double eyes.: Above the fork, and in
eluding both prongs, it is ten feet long
and has thirty-iwo joints.
Senator Browrd, of Georgia, said in a
reoent interview that he received no ed
ueation to speak of until he was of age
At thirty-three he was elected to a
Judgeship, and *t thirty-seven became
Governor. He Is now, at sixty-eight, a
United States senator.
Giheeville (Ga.) Southron : Gen.
Longstreet will ask thre Legislature of
Tennesse and North Carolina to give
him charters for the extension of his
Longstreet does not pretend that be cau
build the road all by himself, but with
proper encouragment can and will
Atlanta OonhtUtioi: Many farmers
iay they will plant more rn next year.
rhese are not the intentmn of spring.
When the present crop of cotton is safe
y out of the hands of the producers,
prices will go up with a venomous
bounoe, and then our gifted husband
non will plow up the corn they have
planted and proceed to scatter their cot
kn seed over the face of nature.
Natchez (Miss.) Democrat: Yester
lay Mr. Jerome Converse shot and killed
mn immense rattlesnake, which measured
))even and a half feet in length and fif
*en inches in diameter. This monster
nake had nineteen rattles, and Its upper
ange were one inch long, and when shot
iad a large rabbit in its mouth prepara
ory -to swallowing it.
Mr. H. B. Evers, of England, repre
enting a Londen syndicate. has recently
ought 676,000 acres of land from the
tate of Mississippi, lying principally
n the Yazoo delta, and for which he
ias paid the State about $50,000. Mr.
Evers says that if the State will give
is.syndicate aid 'hey will in the next
our years bring to the State 160,000
English immigrants, 60,000 of whom
will be voters as soon as naturalized.
Oravge county, (Fla.,) Reporter:
Eleven years ago, Dr. J. F. J. Mitchell,
>f Lake Jessup, ate some Oranges and
>lanted the seed. The trees are now ten
rears old. This year eighty of the seed
ing trees from those seeds are bearing,
nd last week The Doctor sold the fruit
rom the eighty trees for $462. These
rees, as they are ordinarily planned,
would cover about one and one-third
Lcres of land-a yield of about $840 per
tcre, which, for young grove, is not a
yad showing by any means. The Doctor
ias four young groves, and he reports
iis crop this year 290 per cent. larger
han last year's crop.
Mr. J G. McElroy, of Banks county,
-a., relates the following occurapec
which happened on his plantation, near
armony Grove, a few days ago: W bile
iis three little boys were standing in the
rard a large hawk swooped down and
lew away with a chicken in his talons.
rhe boys thinking that his majesty might
Irop the chicken, followed him some dis
ance, when, to their delight, they 'aw
iim drop his prey. As soon as this hap
1ened the hawk comumenced circling
roud where the boys and chicken were
~ongregated, and finally lighted on the
ildest boy, who was ten years old, and
~astened onel talon in the boys chin.
r'he second son went to the rescue, when
~he hawk caught him in the arm with the
>thuer talon, thus holding both the boys
it his mercy. TIhe third and yougest,
ieing the perilous situation of his broth.
irs, drew his knife, went '. to work and
ucceeded in cutting the hawk from his
rothers and killing him, both legs were
~ut to the bone, just above the claw, be
ore the boys were released from their
langerous position. After his lordship
was dispatched he was found to be a
arge bird, '.,and measured 'twenty four
nches from stem to stern.
Didn't~Win the Bet.
Two friends were discussing the mer
ts of their acquaintane. Said one
f the gentlemen: " Talk about mean
cnen ; now there's old Strasberger.
Hea the hardest, driest, meanest old
Bhylock that ever lived. That man I
whyl1" And there he siopped as if
words couldn't do justise e the subject.
" You're mistaken," said his riend.
" He's not so bad ; even the devil isn't
so bek as he is pinted. Now I'll bet
you p10 can borrow $50 of him before
" Done I" and the money was put up.
On posted the sanguin, book-maker to~
hds mtended victim.
" Stransberger, my boy, how are you?"
and he slapped him on the baok of a
faded ready-made coat with a esital as
sumption of goof-fellowship.
"VYeil, I was all r-l-g-h-t, Tot's do
madder mit you ?"
" Look here, old fellow, I made a lit-.
tle bet about you just now, ha, ha I It's
a capital 30ke."
"'Urn "'said Strassberger. "Vell i"
" Yes, I bet $10 with Smith; that I
could borrow $0of you to-day.
::es ** at was.'he.mount-"
" ou bet ten ?"
" htawhat I pt up."
a" Vel, now look here, my friend" (in
aowhipe " dol g straight avay
Sarw the man who 6o left when the
wine came short at communion : " I
don't care for the liquor, but I think my
soul is of as much account as anybody's,
and, if I don't lick the deacon by whose
negligenc e I was prevenited from carry
ing out my relgiusd dty, I'm a pirate."
Itnma Boma pa his howse ese
mo then double tu paid any college
'FAM1 FOR TE 0 UV OUgL.
VTOAT is 40soa valua L& vng rm&tA& .
a. who Vie it save eve the poeder
which sold for making if#p. -
'00i Average life of andiurbaghh mdM "*
sovdreign is-about hi ea=,
is, the ooin loses t quarters of a
graweight in about thate of - -
tie, It then ceases to be Is e4
It is sd that of the .100 000 00o
British' ld coinae 40 pOr ent,
down -wow the 10 rate.
'Ba. .wis BAr of Albaiy, in a r.
view of the medical evidegdoeii the o01.
brated Billings murder audes -it
the Ourious fact .that Of "a fS#
ealiber fired through glass maya
hole enough amIlier than the ftfl mis
of the ball before firing to rnut. es
Unfired ball of like caliber passing. , Ir.
Ba0h notes. having seen " a base ball,
*rown Yitli grept force and hovira
otary twvist, make a roundholethongh
an ordinary window light, and when
ball was tried to be agam passed throu
Ike same openin the hole was nearly
one-third too smal"
Tim English antiquar John Aubrey,
who wrote about the u e of the sev
enteuth century, says at in his time
miost of the housm in the West End of
London were protected against witohes
and evil spirits by having horse-shoes
fastened to them in various ways. It
was the belief that then no witch or evil
enius could cross the threshQld which
was protected by fhe shoe. The bet in
that the superstition has been traued
about so far back, and then we ind it
lost in ihe obscurity of the ages, The
eustom of nailing horse-shoes for luck to
all kinds of sailing craft is still in voou,
and is religiously maintatied to e - - -
wise and lucky- inesure: r The - superst
tion goes furthe by itfortunae
for any one to find a horse- oe, and thp
good luck is increased with the numb af
nails that are attached to the shoe i 1 -
it is picked up.
IT is curious to n6te that BEoWg
earliest poems were published mider the S
title of William soott. Still Uora eurk
owe to note that he was pot aw"e of this
until it was mentioned in "lfa?)gr's ur.
vey of Gormian Poetry." B It wrdt6 to
Taylor, to' renoistrate. "As'to 'ng. t
tive of ScotlaAd," he writes, " there sre
few things counted more iahonoble
th~an abandoning his 9wn giame.o" Tay
lor's defence was, "If you ad, te
title-page of Goets von' Berlin in
printed in London in 1779, for Bell -
Oxfordestroet, you we#ld not have been
surprised at:my blunder. It states the
play to have ben .tranqlated frqm .le
Gernau, by Wm. Su4L, Osq. a4vpoate
of Edinburgh. 'The aof the Last
Minstrel' has the name'of Walter' Bett
Esq., advocate of Idinburgh, -prefixe& -
That there [should be two Sootts boh
advocates, both of Edinburgh,,and both
skilled in German, at a tiuge when the
study of that languiag0 was uncomMon,
appeared to me improbable, and I there.
fore inferred that the historioc or bap
tismal name of this individual was
William, and his romantic or Arnadian
name was Walter."
M. Grevaux, a French.'aayal surgo,
has 'lately bgen explorirg the niorthen
parts of S outhi Amnesica, mcore espe'ally "
mn the valley of the0'Orin&,ed arid it affiu
ents. Aniong other faste 6f-observationi,
he states that the' Guarauxiosoi at: the '
delta of that river, take, retagel~ tbe
trees when the delta is inulated.Thr
they' make a sort of dwelling it
branches and clay. Th4 Wonien light -'
on a small piece of floor, the fur'eedM
for cooking, and the traveiet on the
river by night often sees with. surprise
long rows of flames at a considerable
height in the air. The (Guarauno0s
pose of their dead by hangi'gthem in
hiammock. in the teops of rees. Dr.
Crevaux, in the- course of his travels,
met with geophagous or earth-eating
tribes. The clay, which often serves
for their food whole months, seems te
be a mixture of oxide of Iron and. some'
organio substances. They have recourse
to it more especially in times of scarcity. ..
but, strange to- say, there .~ a ge
gourmands for the substance indi d-.
uals in whom the depraved taste becomes
do pronounced that they thiay be mse
tearing pieces of ferruginoub olay fram .
huts made of it and putting themn in
They Will Sin Nio More,
An Eighteenth Ward baker, John B.
Sapter, put up a job of exoe' arue4
on the small boys who make -it les.
tint for the tesidents In the ven cf
Fullerton street and Broadway.,~ r
afternoou when the baker drew up at a
store, it was the reprehensible customa
of the wicked lads to mount the wagen
in the owner's absence, and approprate
whatever samples of pie and gmnger
snaps came in their way. One afternoion
tour of the boys were at there p
when the baker arrived. A a
dozen pieces were suspiciously easy
to get at, but the guileful " kids "hd
no thought of wtong in others, and,
with many expressions .of siisfeactwm,
fled to a contiguous ravine with the o
vendor, and in a remarkably' short space
of time had colied round thie indigesti
ble. Their sensation of repletion 1*as
all too brief. The baker had sessened
his rutxy with tartar emetic, anidte
only reason the young bandits retus'
their shoes was because they were Ued
on. The agony ended at last, and four -
W6-begone, pallid-faced small ne
with stomachs as empty as the pr
of a politician, but their heart. 41M
with iotentions of future ho~~ ~
u 'rtesscp homys