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AJNight in tho Woods.
The events ?which form the subject of
the following sketch occurred during a'
sojourn of three months with n survey
ing paity in one of the wildest districts
of Canada. We were occupied in,
tracing the course of a hitherto un
explored river, which unfolded to us a
succession of scenic effects, such as
would have delighted an artist and
j oct, and which they ouly could de
It would be difficult to convoy to tho
reader who has not bivouacked out in
the woods, che luxury of those evenings
around the camp fire.
Alter a denl of story-telling, we all
turned in for tho night?that w, we
rolled ourselves iu our blankets, an I
fell asleep with our f'oct toward th.:
The stories told upon tho oveiin ; I
have in my mind hud all been ab nit
wolves, some of which rapacious area
tures wen*, said to be then in our neigh
borh iod. Owing, perhaps, to my iinu
ginatioii having been rxcitcd by thuse
,talcs, I hud a terrible tiighttuure. 1
dreamed that wolves wero pursuing mo ;
I knew thoy were gaining on mo j 1
could hear their howls growing more
and more distinct. There is a point of
agony at which all dreams must have
An eud?I awokt with a terrible start,
and found myself bathed in a cold
sweat, and a prey to a sense of terror
for which I could not accotiut. Instead
of the cheerful blaze which I had seen
ere I fell asleep, all was uow cold aud
dark. The fire had simk to a heap of
red embers. I could not distinguish
one of my sleeping vompanions. Good
heavens ! can I be still slumbering't
There, ngain^ is the long, low. wailing
howl which I heard so distinctly in my
I sit up erect, and listen. What is
that sound?a tni'tlihg^aiHuiig the brush
wood?s*?inc of titc party ctirriug t No,
all are silent as (he grave. I nm the
ofify ionortjTaV?v>-?> g"ff[???V"t<^-~
npain ! Surely I am mistaken. 1
thought the lire whs nearer in mo. ju-u
in front ; and SO it is. \Yhut> tUeil. C4II
be thosu two glimmeriug lights a few
yards off? Now they are moving! I
awake the nearest sleeper?un Amen
eati named Silas Wood. The man starts
to his feet, rubs his eys. 'What is it V
'Look there, Silas ' Liu looks, and us
quick as lightning, seizes a burning
fagot, aud hurls it with all his force and
at) unerring aim. The gleaming lights
disappear with a rustlo of tho brush
wood?a sharp, short bark close at hand,
and then in a minute or two, the long
low wail iu the distance is hoard.
Silas then stirred aud raked the burn
ing embers, and throwing on an im
mense heap of dry brush, in a second
the Egyptian darkness is dispelled by a
bright flame which leups up six feet into
the air nnd brings tho sleeping figures
and the nearest trees into full rcliof.
'Silas, what does it all mean'/' I
I 'It means, squire,' replied the Atucri
can, speaking with his usual deliberate
'Wolves I' I re-echoed. 'Then those
two gleaming lights that 1 took for glow
'A wolf's eyes, squire ; and I guoss
his friends wuru't fur off, awuitiu'
kinder unxious to hear tell ofthoir
svout. ilurk ! if the dnriH'd things
ain't agroanin' and lumentiu' over their
disappointment, as sure us my name's
Ouce more tho long low howl, inex
prussibly ?ud and fearful, was heard at
a greater distaueo. Now that 1 know
what it implied, it made the blood cur
dlo in my voius.
'I shall never forgot n wolf's howl,'
I exclaimed; 'I heard that accursed
sound iu my dream as plainly us 1 hear
it dow Hut nre wc not in danger?
and I began mechanically to pile up
more wood ou tho blazing tiro.
'No fears now, squiro,' replied tho
Vtuikce coolly ; 'tho cowardly critters
datsn't come near a fire liko that. Bo
sides I roekon tho toller I seared so with
that 'ere burning chip has told 'em it's
no go by this time. They're as cunning
as humans, is them oritters. Ay be off,
and a good riddauco to ye, y howling
varmints I' he added, as the low wail
was once more heard dying atray in the
Notwithstanding tho asturnuco that
the wolves were retreating, I took great '
1 ho;uro in seeing tho fire blazing uj>
brightly, for I know thtt Tn that con
sisted nur protection-. 'I supp iso we
have had a uan*ow escape V I said' to
my companion, who, bcaidcs myself was
the only onetfwuko in tho camp.
'I reckon I've seen a narrower, then,'
replied he. 'Why that 'ere ukulkio'
scout darsu't havo give Warning to tho
rest oi tho pack as loug as a single red1
ember remained . The critters is dreed
ful afearcd of fire.'
'Well,' I rejoined, 'I am not at all
sorry I aweke when I did. Hut as
we ro the only two uwnke, suppos-s'you
tell me this narrow escape you nllukle to
? that is, if you don't feel sleepy.'
'Alo, squire?. I ain't sleepy, not a
niosscl. I couldn't sleep a wink, if [
tried. I feel too kinder happy like to
have cotched that durned sncukin' scout
sich a lick ;' at'd the Vuukee laughed,
(juitc tickled at the recollection. lI
guess be h;>d it right slick utwecu the
eyes. 1 kunwed he felt it by tho bark
be gnve Well, squire, it'll give mo
considerable sali faction to narrate my
adventure with the turnol critters. I
guess, cqutre, it be a matter often year
ugoncthut Deacon Nathan had a raisin'
away down to Stockville, iu Vuruiouut,
where I was reared.
'Well, I guess it were pretty big barn
that Deacon Nathan was agoin' to raise,
and bo wo had a considerable sight ot
boys, and a regular spree ; und when it
came to draw towards uight, the deacon
ho. says to mo : 'Silns,' says he, '1 don't
kinder feel easy leavin' this here barn
unprotected during the dark watches of
tho night. Tho heart of man is despor
atcly wicked, and there's some loafers in
tho village, and there's no end to boards
and shingles lying about, and so, Silas,
what will you take to stop hero all
*l)eacxm,' sajs I, 'what will you
'Well, you see the deacon was close
where money was ounce rued ; so he puts
ou a loug lace, and screwed his lips
together, and says v*ny sluw, 'Would a
rdoHur--^'-;-' '?- . i
?Deacon,' says I, ''taint worth my
while to slop fir that ; but. if you make
it four, 1 don't mind if I do.
'Well, we chaffered and chafferol for
a considerable spell, and ntlast we con
eluded to strike a bargain for two dd
lars aud a pint of rum. The boys was a
pretty well a'most cleared out when
Da vo Shunyser comes to me and says
'Silas, says he, 'be it true you're a goin
to stop here all night ?'
?I reckon I ain't agoin' to do
not hin' else,' I says.
'Take a fool's advico,' says Dave, 'and
do iiothiu' of tho sort.'
'What tor ?' sajs I.
1 ?'Cause,' says ho, 'thoro's several
refused ; ond the deacon kno.ved you to
be a kinder desperate chap, or he
wouldn't, have axed you.'
'Why man alive,' says I, 'whar's the
danger to come from ? '
'Why,' says Dave, 'ain't you ahcerd
there's been wolves seen in the neighbor
hood ? Didn't the deacon tell yotf as
how he lost two sheep only the nfcht
afore last? You darsu't make furo,
cause of the shavings j aud the oarti
aiu't boarded up.'
'Davo,' says I, 'dont you think to pull
the wool over my eyes that foshioa, und
then havo it to say you circumvotted
Silas Wood. I reckon I can read yiu as
easy as a bonk. You'd like to an ?ium
two dollars yoirsolf. Well, no*/, I'll
tell you wh tt I'll do with you. rl\vu'?
company ; if you like to ?top wlh me.
you're welcome ; aud I don't ejre if I
share the brass into the bargain/
'Says Dave : 'I wouldn't storta night
in this hero barn as it is, not \'<i a (ive
lum tired dollar bill. Koraomtfr, Silas,
I've warned you as a frioud ; And away
'Well, squire, I warn't pin' to let
Davo scare me, 'causo I kn.tfel ho <vas
sweet on a gal called Uini p/kins, that
I were kebphl* company will and would
havo been oonsidcrnblu rejfloed to have
it to tell how I had fun yd ; and as 1
hadn't hoerd tell of wares iu them
purts, I jest thought he sal that by way
of banter I
'Well, I mado mysol Komfortable in
the barn. It vr?s aljooarded up on
threo sides, and partium the fourth;
only there was a gnpf't for the door,
big enough to let in a vlg"u load of hay.
it wou'ntcold, bein'aloc night in tho
Indian aumraor 8o 1 kept a strollin*
up aud down, tukiu' flook out now and
agio, to see if there vP anybody l?rkiu'
about with ao eye?to the boards and
shingles, but there wnrr/t a soul stirrin '
but myself. Every now aud* *gin, I'd
mix rnyrelf a little grog, till tho rum was
all gon e, nnd then I began to feel most
evorlastin' sleepy ; so I thought I'd jest
lay down awhile .on a big pile of shav
iogs there was in one corner of the
barn Well, rquire, I dropped off, as.
you may suppose and I guess it were
long of what Davo,Shunyser said I got
to drcamin' about wolves, till at last,
blamo mo? if I didn't dream thero was
one in-tho barn luitin' about jest like u
dog, hmiflin' here and there, till at last
he eautc to the pile-of shavings where 1
'WeN', squire, t can't call to mind
how I woko exactly, but the fust thing
I remombor I was Bittio' right up 0:1
the pile of shavings; tryin' t> mako out
as well as I could'in Clre'dark if there
was anything in tho barn or n it. It w is
about* a miuutc belore I could see clear
ly ; but at last I heard tv flight rustle,
and thotrghf T saw sotnetrVir*' move
Thinks I, that's Dave Shunyt?arfnfsoiue
of* the boys, cc?r.c back to frighten me
They shan't have it'to crow over ate. So
I sings out, -Is that you, Dave V There
was uo answer, but I heard a rustli-n'
and a natter jest like a dog's paws, and
I could see the crittoV, whatever it was,
crawlin' towards the gap in the boards.
Then it stopped, and kinder turned its
head, and I cotchedj sight of two twink
iin' lights, and, thinks I, it's a stray
dog ; when tho critter givo a spring out
of tho barn, and sot up a howl.
'Squire, I shouldn't have been scared
with one wolf, but that howl was an
swered from the woods, maybe a quartor
of a mile off, by another, whioh I know
od could only have come from a pack of
not less than fifty hungry boasts. Well,
squire, I was awful sjcared, and that's a
fact; but I guess Sf I'd a lost my pre
sence of mind, it v.-o.-1 d ha' been all up
with me in about five minutes. I know
ed I htidn't a momnut to los?., 'cause I
heered the howl C'ttJ^r nearer nnd near
cp ; _and /1?o.jy^*<^ti.wlW'*^9-x?c?tM?ci.
' own outside caning them to their prey t
My first idea wns to set fire to the shav
ings. I out wi'h tpy flint and steel,
but the spunk Wouiau't light, and not
one of tho ah avings would cotch. The
howls kept cumin' uighur and nigher
Then I begin to think I was gone
There was an axe iu the barn, but what
could I do ngin fifty woi yes ? and in the
dark, where they couldn': see ray eyes
to daunt them.
'I clenched it, however, and deter
miued to sell my life dearly, when all to
oncet, just when I'd given up all hope,
I felt something touch agin my head ? it
was a rope as had been fast to ono of
the rafters. I guess, squire, if that 'era
ropo had ben a foot shorter, I'd not
been here now tellin' this story ! Tho
way I went up that rope, hand ovor
baud, was a cuution. And I'd barely
swung myself on the tafter, and began
lashin' myself to the beam with the rope,
when, squire?it makes my blood run
cold to tell of it?the bam was alive
with wolves, jolpin', leapin', and fallin'
over each other. I could hear thoiu
routin' among the shavings ; and in a
minute they had them all sprod over tho
barn floor. Then they begun to muzzle
in the earth and soratoh up the mould
with their paws.
?At last one of'cm scented me, and
told the others with a yelp. Then, of
all tho yells I ever heard !?frijuir^. I j
most swooned away; and if I hadn't
lashed myself to the rafter, I'd ha" fell
right dowj among 'em. Oh, such a yell
I never heerd Afore, ami hope I'll never
hear agin ! Tlioygh I knowed they
e uldti t get nt me, it was dreed fill to be
there alone in the dead o! tho night,
with a pack of hungry wolves liekin
their slavcrin' jaws, and thir.-tin' for my
blood. Thoy ran routid and round the
barn, un 1 leaped on to ouch other's
backs, nnd sprang into thu air ; but it
was no use ; and at la%t 1 began to get
kinder o.my, mid I looked down on the
howlin' varmints, and bantered thutn.
Squire, you'd ha' thought tlicy tin lor
stood u. feller. Every time I holioro I
aud shook my first at them, they yelled
and jumped louder than ever. For ull
this, 1 warn't sorry whon it begun to
grow u littlo lighter ; and ubout half an
hour before dawn they bogau to s&j it
was no use j so they give mo one h tig,
loud farewell howl aloro they went.
Dut, squire, tho most curious part of
tho story has got to come. Sumu time
afore they wout, it had growed so light
I could sco 'em quite plain ; aud an ugly
set of beasts thoy wus, and no mistake.
Well, I . noticed one wolf ?eparate Imn
self fron> tho pack, and trying to^l'ink'
away. Ho had hia Bail between his lens,
jest like a dog when no's beaten, and
had a cowod loik, as if* he were ashamed
nnd a Ion red like All at oncct, he made
u spring out of the barn, but the rest of
tho pack was after him like lightnin'.
'Squire,' concluded the Yankee, lay
ing bis baud impressively on my sleeve,
?you may believe it or not, jest as you
please ; but beyond soino hiie and hairs,
they didn't leave a piece of that 'ere
wolf as big as my hand, lie wus the
scout as give the signal to the others,
uud they devoured him out of hunger
and. revouge, 'came they coul In't get
Jenkins Plays With Tho Kami.
I once moro applied my talents to
the trombone, this time in an honest ef
forts to nid tho band. I don't know
hew I did it but I did it. Sud
denly there resounded from the cyl
indor of brass the most doleful sound
that ever assailod the earn of mortal.
'Uo't in Himmel,' muttered the
leader, without looking around, and
tho instruments "crashed, over the
error and crashed it out of reoolloo
'Boro, hum, boom, boom, blair-rr,
tOC you blouse, Chen kins, you po so
gind1,-yoo don't any more.' and there
Was an expression of agony on the lea
der's faoo as he spoke.
'Never mind; old man/ I suggested,
these people expect musio, and I'm go
ing to give 'em a show.'
'Blnir-r-r, boom, bom, bum, boom,
fiz-z-z, bum, bum !'
'Mein Gott, main Gott, JJMisser Chen
kins, vas is das 7 Toyfcl j you should
mok owit of dat pnnd.'
'Fizz, boom, blair, boom, fizz, blair,
bum, bum 1' \
The dancers stopped-'nu'd 'gazed on
tho bund with airia?"".? ? . V
'Told you h?, old nian. See, they
ca?'t danue while this is going un. (.rot
to stop and listen. Wait until I give
them smother note.'
*Fizz,zump, boom, blair r r r, bum.
bum, bu*tn. bum, pout, Ziltu, Qzz, swash;
bum, fizz !'
We were playing the 'Beautiful
Danube,' and I was imitating the
wash of the waves on the beach. The
leader swung hla violin bow aud
every musician straiued to drown my
'/iump. bum, swash, boom, fizz, wish,
pouf, bum, bum, blair r r r I'
1 he assemblage stood in amtze.
Thoy evidoutly novcr heard suoh mu
sic before, and thoy enjoyed it. My
brother trombonist, who didn't make
half so much noi.se as [ glared at ran, but
'Misser (Jhcnkins, of you bloasc, go
away mit dat tatn horn ?,
'Boom m m m in, fizz, blair, bum.
bum, bum, bum. zump .'
'Hat, tat. tat, tat,' struck the bow
against the music stand, and the music
died away with a closing effort on my
part, My fell jw musicians gl ire 1 at
me, but said nothing. The leader up
proachod me with wrath in his eyo auJ
a tremor on his lip.
'Mein Herr,' said he in a tearful
voice, 'my ,d, I should kill you for
A Warning; to Lovers.
'Metihly, you nre the most good f??r
notliiti', tr lie', nu htcious, contrary
piece l hat ever lived.'
'Oh mil;' s.i1 bed Matilda, 'I could
not help myself ? 'dv'tfd I coil! ! noo'
'Couldn't help yourself? That's a
pretty way to talk! Ain't ho a nice
young man V
(Jot money ?'
'And good kioiblks?'
'And love* you to distraction?'
' Woll in tho name of oommon
sense what did you s-n 1 him home
'Well, ma if I must tell the truth,
I must, 'aposd, though I'd rather dio.
You tee, ma, when he fi tched his cheer
up close to mine, aud kotchud holt of
my baud und squuz nnd drapt en his
kuees; thou it waa that his eyes rolled
and he begun breathin' hard, and his
gallowses kept 8 creaking aud a oraokio,'
till I thought iu my soul somothtn' ter
rible was-tho matter with his innrds,
his vitals; and that flustered and Bkeer
od me so, that I burst out a cry in/
.SsriiV me drvthatf he croaked' worse
than ever, and that made m? cry har
der; ami tho harder I cried tho harder
he cracked, till of iv sudden1 it earner to
me that it waamthirF' but his gallowses;
and then I burnt out a laughio' fit to
kill myself, right in his faoe. And
then be jumped up and run out of the
house mad as fire; and he ain't com in'
back no more. Boo, boo, ahoo bne boo
hop ' ' '
?Mct'lJy,' says the old woman stern
ly 'stop sniv'lin. You have male an
everlasting fool of yourself, but pour
cake ain't all dough yet. It all comes
of thorn no 'count, fashionable sto' gal
lowsca?'spenders I believe they call
'em. Never mind honey! I'll send
Johnny, aud tell him low it happened,
'pologize to him, and knit him a real
nice pair of yarn gallowses, jest liko
your pa's and thoy never do croak.'
'Yes inn,' said Muti'da, brightoning
up, 'but let me knit 'em.'
?So you shall, honoy; be'll valley
them more thau if I knit 'cm It'll " be all
right. You mind if it won't.'
Sure enough it proved to be all right
Tildy and Johnny were married, and
Johnny's gallowse* never creaked any
A Lawyer's Advice.
? An Irishman, by the name ot Tom
Murphy, once borrowed a sum of mon
ey from oue of his neighbors, which he
promised to pay in a certain time. But
month after month jpassad by, and no
sign of the agreement being kept, his
creditor at last warned him that if he
did not pay it on a certain day ho should
sue him for it and recover by law. This
rather frightened Tom, and, not bel?g
able to get advice on.tho matter. | After
hearing Tom's story through to the end
be risked him :
*TlitJPyTtUT?hetgiit-^A? _ \ i:?r'imlts:i t ,
show that you owe him this filty dol
?Divil a word.' replied Tom; rjuitfk
'Well, then, if you. have not tho mon
ey you can take your timo; at alluV.outS,
he cannot collect it by law.'
?Thank yor honor, much obligol,'
said Tom, rising and going toward i tho
'Hold on, ray friend,' said the law
'Fat for?' asked Tom, iu astonish
'You o ve me two dollars.' m
' Fat for ?'
'Why, for my advice, to ho sure.
Do you suppose I live by charging noth
Tom scratched bis bead for a moment
in evident perplexity, tor ho had no
money. At lust a bright idea scorned
to strike him.
'An' has yecs any papers to shew that
I owes yecs two dollars?' he asked, with
a (winkle in his eye.
'Why, of course not; but what dees
that signify ?'
'Thin I'll jest bo after takin' jcr own
advice, an' pay neither you nor me
neighbor!' saying which he left the
office and its occupant to moditato on a
lawyer taking his own advice and a doc
tor taking bis own medicine.
??S? ? - ? mi ? - -
An Invited Noso.
At one of tha fashionable dcini
Fruit? h reunions, not long since, a littlu
sc?.ne occurred which amused tho few
who witnessed it. About ten o'clook a
monsieur e'iterod, very corroct in hi*
?getting up,' unexceptionable in h'a
demeanor, of fine figure?altogether an
accomplished gentleman, but. n gentle
man gifted with a very considerable
ntia.jal organ. Tho old proverb says
?A hi'gb nose never spoiled a hwUoiio
Ihcc,'and the stranger justified tho pro
Advancing In tho mistress of tho
house, he made the formal reverence
which ceremony rorjuiros on a first visit
then liking a more familiar tins, ho
sni?l, ' It has been very happy W accept
your invitation madainc; an honor of
which it is quite unworthy.'
Thi? was said in alow voioe, butaj
distinctly articulated that it oould 1; :
understood by those who stood rier.tr.
The lady who, though a very distin
guishod'porton, is somewhat timid, bo
cau-b still yotinj, was uomcwhat e.tib.ir
rassediatt'.iis adiress, and, thinking ehe
hud'misunderstood him replied;'
?Excuse, mo sir: you Were saying:
?'-<r v i ?ff i'Jjs ?4*0 r. ?? -ri
'I enid; rondora, trj*t< ifc Wi? Tflty
gratotul lor the invitation to yewreoi
The "Bystander*" exchanged' leeite?
and-began to whisper! the lady because
mure und more out countenance;
'I do nos understand-- you,' she said
at length;*of what arp 'yon' speaking!'
The gentleman did^nof speaks againj
but pointed, in,reply, to the- prominent'
feature in his face.
?What! do you you knOtt-T 't?iirtr
imprudent!' exclaimed the Iidy; and
blushing from her chin to her eyes, ebo
cnnceuled iu her handkerchief a face
hair laughing aud half embarrass
The explanation of this little my&io
ry anon came out; The hostess had
met this gentlemen the evening before
at the house of hop; sister, , where lie
made himself very ngroeable, as TfM
his custom. On her return, recollect
ing her owu soiree of the next day, she
?vrotc hastily the following conoisbnota
to her sister. *
?1 have taken a liking to she big note.
G ive it an invitation for me/
Her madcap relative amused herself
by sending the invitation as it was and
the gentleman responded to the joks ia;
a manner which brought the laughter OBI
his side. |
A Dumb Dialogue.
It wrcnch.esone badly to: step on tho
wroug stair, but few can help laughing
at the awkward strid he tnaket. It is
equally funny to seo a _man meat the
wrong ?customer,' and go to talking and'
gesticulating at him as if he wcraflpjue
he at once endeavorod to oxplaih."to <
man by making signs upon his fingers
that he wunted to look through the
Tho man also made sign? which Jones
could not comprehend. Then Jones
n nde other and more elaborate motions
which set the man at work with greater
violence, and for the next ton minutes
they stood in the hall gesticulating and
twistiug their Gngors without either ba
ing able to comprehend what the 'other
went. Finally Jones became angry,
and in an outburst of wrath exclaim
'Oh, get out, you idiot! I'm tired of
bothering with you!' ?
Thereupon the man said; 'That's
ju.-t what I was going to say about
?Oh, you can apeak, can you ? Thau
why didn't you do so, and bo- keep me
st'tndiug here motioning to you? I
thought you were deaf and dumb.'
'?And 1 thought you were,' said the
'I came here to inspect the asylum/
said Jones, 'aud I took you for a pa
ttent.' - >;v^9,>--?j^; ?+(?
'That's what I camo hore for, and I
thought you were an attendant,'-said the
man. ? n ? ?
Here Jones aud the man shook hands
and hunted up a genuine attendant, and
went away happy. After this Jones
will always use his tongue, so matter
where ho is ? Youth's Companion.
A gentleman was walking down Con
press street behind two English swells,
when he overheard the following coUTdr
"Airy, my boy,"' says one,"that's
The other telt for his watch and eje
claimed : -By Jove ! h'I've left h'it h'at
ohic " Thou turning to a boet-blaok
standing ? by, Iiq said, "my lad what's
'?What's o'oioek ?" says the Jad ;
'why you darned fool, its a thing as big
as yer hod, with bands on it."
Englishmoj pass on.?Kc,
( I round und lofty tumbles?Out glass
li ? '
t <*.'** v'-<
Tho way to make a fire real hot is to
keep it thoroughly coaled. ..#a
Why is a whisper forbidden in polite
sooiety??Bccanse it isn't aloud.
Why is your shadow like fals*
frienda? Because it .follows* you paly