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THE ANCIENT CLOCK.
Over the whll. Weak, barren larit,
IipI nd nllen, hs (Inapt the mini
Down on the wild nhore's ley sand
Boom the land breakers, one by one.
Out fWW nWpm nAMvndy - - - --
The rfsl moon (rrftfnn or Jllin wto:
And now with tniptnuii, drmry mintl
The Tokn thWorbB oigfil-bl-w vrtmt
Am mtrrirr, Uifli lh bHIowi
WhHhfr Itn mttity footatrp ln-k,
To-, tnto nnrtfe Ui mnmmillr break,
ltuiMinn on prwlpitotw ro ks.
T.it In tlif rmptr. Momn bonne,
HtttHh wtB0 whllr nhAtlDW full,
BcarkctihiffMiiMy.-wiih bent.! Ir.w,
To Uie clink tli at ticks from the Umeaome ball.
A fi-pl'le nioiioioiie, Tftffue to ,ir.ir,
While tnrbnlmt wMrrw rtn."t hn7'
Y't t,rjr ulruke to tlio J.t"iiT'i car.
I twtttih Hie iulc of lofift afiol !
For tli m. lint rlnfi, fmm It tnfnrr rUm
Cnn flrtU with time lit marTPtkMia waya,. ' ,
Atil lick, wIimii Hie niooil w plrw him,
U k Uiroiitfh attiouind ycttTUya I
Ant, l h"f who llntrnn at hniira 1lk Oirae,
Tla the aamr If ahmal be tumult or real
Tlniii li r-tM lt.it I ir nf wintry wwi,
Or bminrtU'MCftlra nn ocean's breaat,
l.w often ipnci hance witb drpama to W(t
II w thfHix-lr-titrliH'h In our buieanme balla)
Th" tmr ami rltmor of life we Irave,
Wiitn uit'Uiorjr'e maio wliifpcr ralla I
THE "ELIASES." [From the Month's Companion. ]
Mr. Ihnvton wn sifting In hi office, on
til" morning of the got h ol Ieoomlor, when
In' ft It liU elliuw touched. Looking tlnwn,
ho saw standing there a nK-t, ditty boy
of ton years old - j tint such a child as yon
lunv see scores of in a great rity.
Nothing wn more unusual than for any
one to penerato iuto Mr. Urnyton a sanc
tum uuiiinounccd. l-.ven imsincs men
found this rooin in liiisin n honr ilifflcult
of entrance, for Jlr. timytnn vim (lnm mi
imniciiK bnnincw, and required tlio uain
trrrmiU'd nun of Iiih tnni'.
iluro, liowenr, uow xtood thin boy, nml
tlio tnoiiiput bo biiw ho hn1 Attracted the
ni.'rrhiint'n Attention, ho held out hi bnnd
with the timial whino,
"l'li'itne give ine a penny, to keep ChrU
tuinN with, hit. "
"Who nre yon?" exked the morchnnt,
lookinu at him witli it kind utiiite.
The boy took ronrne on tlio Instant, nd
n pontod bit riui't, "A penny to keep
i. .11. ..I..UA
iiiiniuiiin mill, jiiiiin,, nn.
"Now, Juliniiv'aiid Mr. Orayton'a nmile
prew even kimU r nn he put down bin pnperfl
and pave hi altontlnn to the child, "I will
nmke A hurain with yon. I don't know
how you ranio in here. Ilowdid yon? Tell
me (lint, flvt: nml mind, no lien. Let yon
nnd I I' ll the truth to eneh'other."
"I crept iu behind the boxea through
the toreK: nml then wh"n tho old feller
with linht turned hia back, I ent and ran.
I vo watched you, hit. nnd (hia voice full
inR into a whino nt-nin,) yon'll give lno a
peLiiy, 'cauiie it (JhriHtniakV"
"I will muke a l urpaiu with yon, John
ny, by and by. Listen to me, first. Your
nauie i Johiiuy, i Huppoxe."
The boy ahonk bis head, without answer
ing. ', tUeii, if I am oot to know what it in,
then we can't trade, Good morning."
'HU'p, .T'Jiuuy. Itemembcr, the ftrat
piirt of our bargain in, that you upeak only
A fi nt color aprend over the face, viaiblo
ev. n throuch the dirt. Then the boy raid,
Ther be bo many of tbrin."
"So many? Why, that in the way thev
chriBtcn royal rbiblren, You're in luck."
", tliey arenll tlhuioa."
"Llian? That n Rood name."
"So. I'.liiiHi h. Johnny elian Tom, eliaa
Pan. vliaa Hill, eliim Kam Jonea, eliaa"
'Yea, I underataud. Well now, drop tho
KllAHea, and tell mo what your mother calls
"Little divil, KarKO-hox, imp of Bntnn,
brat; and, when alio la drunk, darling."
ThKO wordn the Uiyiaid atandiiiRonone
foot, swinging round on it ua if it v. an a
Mr. Gruytnn liHiked down and aaw tho
fimt, bare, cruck' d open, ami bleeiling.
"And yet," ho aaid, with a look of Under
pity iu bia luco, "not one of thcue in your
"i , that'a Teil,
"Ted? IJi tbir yd. I liko Ted. Now.
M.mler Tod," (no ono had ever called him
ao before,) "wo'll proceod with onr bnr
Kiiin. If you will out to the nearest
pluco where you can iind will nr. and waxb
yourm If clean mind, now, I any clntn, no
atreak I will (ive yon a quarter when yon
From under the aliock of dark hair, two
blue eyeaamiled; but the mouth drew it
cornera down, and said, very plainly,
"No, air, yon dou't eateli that way:
when I come back you'll be pone, 'A bird
in the hand ia worth two in the bimh.'"
Ko, instead of moving, Ted auid, holding
oot bia hand, but without the whine, now,
"A penny to keep C'hriatmmiwith.plo&ae,
'For ehame, Tefll Are you afrnid to
tnut me? I will wait here until you come
back, if you come any time before two."
Now, it may porhapa not aeem ao to my
reader, but 1 hold it to be one of the great
est coiiiplimeiita ever pnid to thin good,
rich man, that thin little, wicked boy.born,
I had almoat auid, to lie and ateal; never
poki n tho truth to by othera; cheated nnd
noosed by almost everybody witb whom be
had come in contact, after looking aharply
in Mr. (irnyton'a face for a moment, should
have aimply auid, "Very well, sir," nnd
have gone out
Tho merchant waa deep iu hia bnaiuoaa,
nnd ao long bad ho been away thnt lie bad
almost forgotten him' when he felt another
toneh on hit elbow, and there waa the boy
"t, ao yon are back," be aaid, looking at
lam from head to foot; "and yon have
dono your work well. Now go to the regis
ter and warm youraelf; yon look cold."
The boy literally grabbed I know no
other wont that ao well expresses tho mo
tionthe money, and the merchant, look-
lug up only now and then from bis paper,
went on niitil he had finished rending it;
then, putting it away, he stud, pleaauutly:
. "Are yon wunu, Ted?"
The kindly warmth and the nnnauul ap-
Iilication of water had ao changed tho boy,
think even bia mother would hurdlv have
known bim. As Mr. Grayton drew up hia
chair and ant down beside, him he Haw a
pule, old frti'O bow could it have been oth
erwiae I a ennmug, wioltea exprewuon,
which una bud mud natural to attiall,
Homewhnt delicate l'cuturea: largo, blue
eyea, uud lashea ao long that they cave a
peculiar, aoftened look, utterly at vari
anoe with eiery other story which the fuoe
L'vury particle of dirt baa been removed,
and in some places the akin witb it. The
feet tied up in bits of old Tilny-billa and
Koine oi me raga on mo cioiuog were ilea
together, also, with enda of eolored twine.
Altogether, the boy was, if anything, more
pitiublu-lookiug thun before; for now the
wear nnd tear or Ins lite or am and shame
was distinctly visible.
Ted," auid Mr. Urnyton. after looking
im uiiu iiaw iiiuiuuia in eiieuoO "wouiu
you like to be a rich man?" .
"Kindor guess I would," aaid Ted, quite
"Would you like to own a larga store,
filled np to the top of the sixth Htory with
goods, ua X do to-day?"
"Guesa I would, again answered the
bov. ... . .
I Mr. Grayton took out a well-rilled pnrse
and laid it on the table neur him. Ted
.watched bim narrowly, bis eyes opening
. wider and wider every moment.
"Now,, suppose I loft my purse there,
and went out into the next room, shutting
tbe door between no, could you help taking
one of those bills?"
It waa enough to make the tears coma
into anybody's eyea to see the wild, long,
ing look that duahed iuto the boy'a face,
and to watch tho almost oonvulaive twitch
ing of bis long, supple fingers.
"Yon couldn't could von? Well, I'm
not coing to tempt yon, poor little Ted."
..KJl:i .1- I 1C. Kill. T.J I" Th.
"t onr 11 mo a 'i t 'n.i uii iu w. .
boy kept repenting the wordi over and
over again, aa he ant hefe, looking from
the open pocket-book t tint merchant, nnd
from the merchant dbck to tneopen pocaov
book. Nobody had cTrr M poor to bim
before. Pid this great man, with bia
gentle, kindly fnco looking down tntrt lil, '
pity him ?- him. with only hia Kliaacs nnd
lis mother a proinniiira ior ins linmen, i
"Yon hnvo stolen, Ted ?" naked Mr. O.,
Ted nodded bis head.
He nodded his bead again, nnd then ad
ded in a whisper, "but they didu t colch
Mr. Grnyton pnt np bia money, wnlkeci
two or threo time np and down tho room,
then came lines, to Ilie apoi wncre ini
still sat, iuU-ntly waU-bing biiu.
'.Wiwf you steal, nnd lie, nnd awear?
Pon't yon think yorx could get nlong with
out them, if yon bail something cine to do?"
Tad only' opened bia eyes tho wider,
dropping hia month, opeu now, also.
"Listen, Ted;" nnd Mr. (Jrayfon pnt bis
hand gently on the boy's rough, dinhevelled
hair. "You naked mo for n penny to keep
Christina with. lo you know what C'briht
"Press 'cm tip pretty in green; bavo lots
of slick Ibinizs to buy nnd si ll; bouncing
big turkeys, and my eyes!'' the old, wick
ed look nettling down again "Hon t mey
"HutwlintnindoCbristiuns? What does
it mean V
"Guess Itgrowed," replied Tod, with a
"Pid yon ever bnnr of Jeans Chrint, who
eamo to lovo nnd snve just such boys na
"OncHH I Imve. 'Tvobeen to nnamon
school. Give mo a penny, nnd 1 11 aing
yon a song I burnt tL.rr," begingiug a vul
gar street song. "Now, that am t it. Now
here goes I" nnd ho broko out, In a rich
contmlto voice, into
Come to Jcauft."
Yes," sold Mr. Urnyton, nfter having
listened to the tnue and' wonln, Rivou pur
fectly to the end, "that la the samo Oesus
whoao birUlilay ChriHtmas is."
"Hirthdny? What la that ?''
"Thn dny upon which Ho was boru.
Wh n la your iiirllidny?"
"(IncKS I never had ono. Pun know.'
To-day," wont on Mr. Oravton, wiihoiit
taking any notice of thia nnawer, "J onus
Christ curue into tho world to be tho fiiund
and Savior of just such litllo boys as you
nre. Po you understand mo?"
"Shouldn't wonder," answered Ted, limit
ing nn evident effort to do sn.
"Hut He can't be your friend so brng ns
von sin lie. steul, swear, uud too Ilk
He don't love boys that bavo J'.liiuco. Ho
wants them good, honest nnd truo Teds;
Slid nothing else."
"They would cotch me, then."
"You must not do nuUmng for which
they would want to catch you. Now, Ted,
I begun by aiking you if you would like to
bo n rich man nml own a bio store line
tliia. Poyon know I never did any of
those wicked tilings when 1 waa a lift :u boy
like you. If 1 hud I should h ive been in
jail, or dend, nnd not hero to-d.iy. My
namo was always John Omyion, nnd nev
er anything ele;and when Christmas, this
very ChrUtnnw caiuo.I used to go to church
aud bear what Christ had done lor mo
bow JIo was a baby, nnd laid iu n manger,
with the great, brown-eyed cattle round
lliiu, and bow angels song his birth-
Jlr. Ornylon stopped abruptly, led
evidently was not interested in a word bo
"led. be said, after a moment's ruinne.
"I will muke nuothor bnrgiin with von."
Ted waa asain all attention. Was there
another quarter coming? What n lucky
Christina this was I
1 nm doing to trust von for n little
while, and ne whether it is possible to
muke a good honest boy of you. I want
yon to beL'ln this very Christ inns dny, be-
eaUHe to-day It aeems as if Christ was a
little nearer to Hi children than at nny
other time, nnd even nioro ready and wil
ling to help them. Now, if I oive. von work
nudpny you well, w ill yon undertake to do
it laiiuiuiiy nun nonesiiyr
All tbe vs.niltond blood iu tho boy rusn
ed, for n moment, tumultuoiisly into bis
face. He bo holiest? lie stop al ,is
wicked ways nnd turn good, like the child
ren the mission liynms told bim about?
He, Ted, with ull bis Klinses, aud bia pro
fane words, nnd his sly tricks, with his
nrtful dodges, and bis cunning lies? lie,
Mr. Grayton did not speak to bim us lie
sat there with this tr .ii of thought push-,
ing and jostling itself through bis mind.
He still walked up nnd down his office, on-
ly stopping now mid then to watch the
changing, expressive face.
"Well ?" be mi id, nt last.
"1 don't think I can help it," burst out
Ted. "1 ou see, sir, I vo got tho hang of
ooi, ami mey w in come. '
Thuso were thn first honosi words the
boy hud ever kuowingly spoken in his whole
"I nm going to trust yon, though, Ted," !
Mr. Grnyton auid; "trust yon until yon de
ceive mo. Jlere, now, to begin, is ten ilol-
lurs. Go out, buy yourself a uood. new
suit of clothes. Get warm blockings aud
soft, easy shoes for those sore feet. Have
your hair cut and cleaned, l'nt nwny the
old life with those old clothes, littlu Ted,
and on this beautiful Christmas come to
Christ and couio to me, aud be our new
born hoy." .
Tod could not nnderstand these words
fully; ho understood fnr better tho expres
sionof the noblo face that beamed down
into the dark night of bis neglected boy.
hood, bringing witb it tbe glad light of the
risen star of liethlchani.
"Put away the old olothes, and with them
the old life, Ted. l'ut it away ! J'ut it
Iteforc an honr had paased, thero stood
Ted in Mr. Grnyton'a office once more, clad
from head to foot in new dress. What of
the new life?"
Five yours from this day Mr. Gray ton is
sitting again in bis office, and his door
opens softly after a slight tap.
"1 have come," said a tall; fine-looking
boy, "to bring you a littlo picture I have
drawn for a Christmas present to yon. It's
not done well sir, but it tells a story."
The picture was of a ragged, dirtv bov,
standing by un oftice-tuhlo, u gentleman
looking kindly down upon bim, with bis
hand on the boy s head. I'udcr it was siiu
ply writtnu "Kliuses."
With this picture was a photograph of
ine giver, uuaer it written, "Edward
"U, led, said Mr. Grayton, bin eyes dim
with tears as he looked at them. "i;.m are
my Christinas present, the costliest aud tho
dearest God evor gave me;" and he Ktrutchud
bis hand out to tho boy. "Wo will never
either of us for got that hnppy ChriHtmas
Woman Analyzed. A I'hiladelnhiu pi
per says that a young woman of that city.
who hud acquired the habit of whitening
Herself witli cosmetics jroiu bead to tout,
recently toon a medical tmtli, and, on
emerging from it, wns horrified at finding
boraelf as block as un Ethiopian. The trans
formation was complete. Not a vestige of
the supreme Cuueusiuu nice was loft. Her
physician was aunt for in nlarm and baste.
Ou his arrival he laughed immoderately,
and said: "Madam, you are not ill; you are
no longer a woman, but a Hulphumt. It ia
not now a question of medical treatment,
but of simple chemical uctiou. I shall
amaze you. Come, I shall submit you to a
bath of sulphuric acid diluted with witter.
The acid will have the honor of combining,
with yon; it will Uka up tho sulphur the
metal will produce a sulphide, aud we shall
find a a precipitate a very pretty woman. "
The good-nutured physician went through
witb Lis analysis, and tbe bello wua re
stored to her membership with the white
race. Aoung iikiiuh who are ambitious of
snowy complexions should remember this,
and be careful what powder and cosmetics
they use if they use any at all. .
An entire enr load of oalvea and sheep
were found to be dead from antt'ocntion,
occasioned by close packing, ou tbe Morris
and Essex Itoad, at Newark, ou Tuesday,
THE COMING GIRL.
THE COMING GIRL. "A Thing of Beauty and and a Joy Forever?
[From the Church Union. ]
will Vote, will e of some use in the
world, will cook her ewn ood, will earn
her own living, and will not die an old
maid. The coming girl will not wear the
Oiwisn Hoax), fiM ah (nuniiau- iuuora
all possibilities of knowing how to work;
will pot endenyoi to break the henrw ol
unsophisticated yonng men; will apell cor
rectly, understand Knglisli before she
nffecU French; will preside with equal
grace nt the piano or weshlord; will spin
more yarn for the bouse than for the stroet;
will not despise her poor relations, or the
hand ofnn honest worker; will wenr non
net: spenk good, plain, unlisping F.nglish;
will darn her own stockings; will know how
to bakav douhnata, and will not read LUa
Ledger oflcner than she does her Ilililo.
The coming girl will walk flvo miles a
day, if need bolto keep her checks in a
glow; will mind her hentth, her physlcnl
development, nud her mother; will adopt
a costume both scnsiblo nnd condncivo to
comfort nnd health; will not eonfonnd hy-
fionrisy with politeness; will tint place
ying to please above frankness; will bnve
courage to cut an nnweleomo acquaint
ance; will not think reflncmont is French
duplicity; that assumed hospitality, where
bate dwells in the heart is better thnn
condemnation; will not confound
grnoo of movement with silly afTirtntion;
will not regard the end of her being to
have a beau. The coming girl will not look
to l'nris, but to reason for her fashions;
will not aim to follow a foolish fashion be
canso milliners and dressinnkors de-reed it;
will not tortnro her body, shrivel her soul
with puerilities, or mill it With wine or
plensures. In short, the coining girl will
seek to glorify her Maker and to enjoy
mcntilly His works. Pnty wi!! be her aim,
au I life a living reality.
After hobbling onr horses with a stirrup-
leather on some good gross on the top of
lilack s mountains, we proceeded clown lis
nil her proeipitons sides, and soon onr eyes
wero as much astonished as they were
gladdened by tho uiKht of many acres of
tires literally black with loxoa. jiioretimn
half of our company commenced operations;
bur after ubout a qunrter of nn honr's tre
mendous slaughter wo hnd the mortifica
tion to see that nearly every ono
of the flying foxes was on the wing,
aud n wonderful sight it wns. The bush
wns about a milo nnd a hulf lung, aud tho
wholu leugth nnd .'ircndth of it was
nothing but a vast cloud of foxes, wheeling
aud hobbling, nud "bobbing round" and
round. At tho lowest calculation thero
eould not have been less than fifty thous
and, and 1 believo if that number were
doubled it would be nearer the truth. Onr
party h.id b.r this tiino got pretty well
spread till over the (i'Olinil, and for souio
tune, w herever two or three of tho Tones
tried to fasten on a tree, they quietly came
to grief, and some of tlio party brought
til, 'in down on the wing. This exciting
stitte of affaire lusted until a little post
noon, w hi n the cull sounded of "couio to
camp." Tho eall was quickly complied
with, nnd ample Justice was done to the
eatables provided. . After half un hour's
rest, lutnv wo started, nud now "Iho fun
grow fast and furious." The foxes mere
conipltt' ly tired with their unusual exer
tions of tlio morning, nnd wnuld only fly
from tree to tree, and. in many instances
troin oue side of iho trc to the other, nnd
all that the sportsmen Iind to do was to
load and fire, which they did ns fast ns
their guns would allow Hum, ninny of thera
having to apply wet handkerchiefs, to their
guns, which they rubbed- to keep cool,
being afraid that they would blow the pow
der off whilo thev were loading; but it
would be impossible to give you any ideaof
the shooting done for tho next tew hours,
or of tlio wild enthusiasm which wns felt
by nearly all the party; bat like every other
enjoyment nnd excitement, even that must
come to an end; nnd shortly beforo five
o'clock, knowing the distance wo had to re
turn home, anil the darkness of tho night,
with one ncord we turned homeward.
A Girl Murdered for Fifteen Shillings.
ltosser, who now lies in the Hereford
l'olice Station, Luglnud, is a pudtUer from
the Forest of J lean. He says that on the
Kith of June, lw,7, bewasou a tramp, nnd
met by accident, iu the town of t'sk, a
young woiiuiu, with whom ho went to the
Uridgo Inn lo have some drink. She ask
ed him if he intended toenll at Monmonth,
and bo replied that he should go ou the
morrow. She then naked him if he was
goiug to rido or walk, aud he answered
that he must walk, as bo bad no money.
The girl told bim that her nnmo was Jane
Edwards, ami that us bo was goiug to stay
in I'ok that night be might as well stay
with her, us viio had sullielent money to
pay for what they wunteib Ho then went
to tho rear of tho bouse, where bo saw un
old lire grate, when tho idea of getting one
of the loose bars in it and murdering the
girl for her money was suggested to his
mind. Hu took ont one of the bars.secret
e.l it uuder but coat, entered the
house, uud invited her to co with
him for a walk. The girl consented,
and they started, but just after they bad
passed the bridge ho took tho iron bar
troiu houeuth bis coat and struck heron the
back of the head, by which sho was reu
dered senseless, lie then searched her
pockets und took 1 r,s., and having torn a
riband from her bouuet, threw tho body
into tho river nnd left Vsk, ever since
which time he had been tramping the
country in scurch of work, uud enduring
the greatest misery, which he regarded ns
a judgment of Hnuvca. Ju fact he Celt he
could no longer resist the power that iui
pulled him to confess.
Accident on the Pacific Railroad.
[From the Cheyenne Leader, June 23.]
rhrough tho kliuluess of a frieud. who
came down on lust night's train, wo bnve
the particular of the uociduut which oo
euriod io a iruiu iionnii tasl, hen near
Laramie, yesterday. Exuggimited reports
of the extent of damage doue wore current
iu town last evening. We lay tho follow
ing facts brforo our readers, nnd they may
be considered correot: About 3 o'clock vn.
terduy afternoon, un excursion train, hnving
on board lien Wndo nnd a Prty of Con-
gressioual notables and other distinguialied
Iiersous, when Hearing tho crossing of the
iiiramio lliver bridge, somo three miles
west of LuruBiio City, run iuto a Luce bonl
ofcuttlo. All the curs, semju live iu num
ber, wero thrown from the truck, aud tho
tender was completely smnaheiL Oue per.
son, tho bnikemun was killed. Several of
tho passengers sustuincd some bruises,
noua of them, however, of u serious uuture.
Kleveii head of cattle were killed. The
delay of tho regular truiu, due here last
e vtuing ut 7 o'clock, was occasioned by the
time couhiimed in the removal of the wreck
from the track. It arrived about 4 o'clock
Wonderful Escape from Death.
Wonderful Escape from Death. [From the New York San, June 20.]
On Thursday afternoon a child, siv venra
of ng, began i-liding on the balustors of
lno stairway In the hrth story of the build
ing Vi Chamber Street. Tho staircaso is
a spiral one, nud the space between its coils
is not more tbau four foot wido. Looking
down the stairway from the top of the
builtliug to the ground floor, seems like
lookiug down a deop well. Wbilu endeavor
ing to Nlidudown the balustcr.tho child fi ll
striking ou the stairway from sido to
side ns she went down, fully fifty feet.
The littlo girl struck tbe floor glass nt
tho bottom with such force that her head
went through aud she was pulled out by
tbe heels. The mother and friends rushed
to the bottom of the staircase, expecting to
.,,! ii, a i.i .. 1 i
" im.iikii:u urjruuil rCCOglllllOU,
but found the child nlivo. Pr. E. 0. lin
ker, of Chambers street, wns summoned.
and ascertained thnt her injuries were not
serious, though the scalp bore several deep
gashes from tho breaking of the thick tliier
glass. Yesterday uiornincr. to the aaton.
Uhiuent of ull, the child wua walking about
Tory sprignciy, una was doing well, bue
goes to Albany with her pareuU to-day.
The Boy who was Caught and Carried
up in the Air.
III no'mo renppots the most frmnrkehle
nsnenslim that .ever took place, wna one
made by an apprentice boy of twvlve years
old named Guerin, who was token op by
the action of the balloon itself, witnont
his consent, nnd without nny Intention
that he bIiouT.I go on Iho part of any other
person. It was a rnrefled nir bnlloon.
Tha aw ns in Ilia form of a boat, nnd was
to be suspended from the balloon liy cords
attached to each end of it when tbe bnlloon
There wns Also nn anchor suspended by
a cord from the bottom of the bont, which
waa intended to catch npon, the gronnd
end hold the bnlloon when it should come
After the balloon was filled nnd was
ready to go nr) somo of the assistants tlcld
it by eorilnr while others went to work to
attach the car to it. They . had secured
one end, and wero then going to aeenro
the other, when, by soma moans or other,
the bnlloon broke awny from those who
were hoblinp; it nnd began- slowly to rise,
And At tho name time to drift along with
the wind, drngfing the car and the anchor
over the grnumi. It happened thnt, ns the
nnchor waa thus drawn nlong, and waa be
ginning to rise, it passed ao closely over
this boy who was sitting quietly near by
with his companions, not dreaming of
being anything but a spectator of the pro
ceedings - ns to catch the fluke in the
waistband of his pnutuloons, and aa it con
tinued to ascend it took him np with it.
The boy ntterrd piercing scronms and
orics for help; and there was perhaps no
harm in this so long as be held on bravely.
Of cotirso no hslp was possible except calls
to him from below to hold on. Ho found
that the waistbands begnn to give way, and
he Instinctively gmspod the mpo above his
head with both hands, nnd so sustaining
himself. The strength of his bands, with
out the aid of thn hook in his waistband,
would not bnve been snfllciont to sustain
his weight ninny minutes; and the waist
bntid wns not strong enough without the
hauds. , Jloth together, however, answered
It was very fortunate for Guerin thnt it
was a Montgofler, that is, a rnrcfied air
balloon, and not one filled with hydrogen,
thnt waa running awny with him; for in tha
lattor ense the gas within would bnvo con
tinned ns tho ontsldo pressure npon it di
minished by tho increasing elevation; nnd
as they would have been no possibility of
opnuing the vatvo, ai Is usually, done, to
relieve it, the lislloon would have bnrstand
collapsed, and the poor boy would have
fallen' a thousand foet or more to tho
ground with full force, Hut being a Mont
gofler, the ascending power gradually di
minished ns tho Air grew cool, until nt length
floating n moment in equilibrium itbegnn
slowly to descend. As the balloon descen
ded, "tho rope which had begun to untwist
nuiler the influence, of the Ikij-'b weight,
turned nioro and n orn rapidly; and inas
much as a person suspended fnnn a balloou
is never conscious of his own motion -the
illusion which makes tho niotien seem to
be in tho earth and not iu tho ballon.belng
perfect -as it is indeed on a smaller scale
to n person going np iu tho elevator of
hotel it npenied to Guerin thnt the cnrlh
woe spiiming touud beneath him in a vast
and most frightful gyration. Gueriu was
more terrified than over. As ho drew near
tha ground, or rather, ns it
appeared to him, ns tho ground nnd
the concourse of spectators upon
it c.une whirling up to bim, he cried nut to
tho people, to save Lira. They called to him
iu n ply not to bo afraid, that bo wns nil
right; and, receiving hnn iu their arms as
soon ns he crime within reach, they at the
same moment stopped the spinning nf tho
earth and unhooked biiu from tho anchor.
1 to incident of conrso croated a grent
sensation at the time; nnd, as the account
of it becamo a part of tko history of roros-
tution, tho story will be repented In nil
coming time. Guurin found himself very
siiddinly famous. Aa he wns only in the
nir snout ultccii minutes, it is very proim-
ble tliat this boy acquired historical inf.
mortality at nu earlier uge, nnd iu a snorter
time, than any other human boiug. Jlartt-
rr't Mmjitzint fur July.
A Family Drowned.
Wo learn of adistrcssiugnceldent having
occurred in 1're-llmption township ou Sat
urday, the l'Jth instant. A Swedo family,
consulting of man unci wife nnd two chil
dren, reside al out four miles oust of Mr. II.
lloone'a, near Edwards. Tho man left
home in the morning for work, nnd on re
turning at night found no oue nt homo.nnd
mnde search for them. Kuowing thnt his
wife intended to go to a neighbor's during
tho day, living on the opposite side of the
creek, he proceeded to tho plnco they wero
in tho habit of crossing. S o nre informed
that the family wero in the habit of crossing
the stream on a rait made for the purpose.
Nothing whs to bo seen of wife or children,
but a small biuullo found nt tho water's
edge wns convincing proof thnt they hnd
went there lor the purpose of crossing, and
foroed tbe unweluomo thought upon tho
mind oi the nnsiiemt nml lather, that nis
loved ones had, iwrhups, met a watery
gravo. J. he neighbors knew nothing of
their whereabouts, nnd nnder the circum
stances wero forced to tho conclusion that
they were drowned. The next day tho citi
zens of the tieighhnrhnnd turned ont olid
dragged the creek for tho purpose of fold
ing them. I he (lav was spent in the senrcti
and one of the children found in n pilo of
driftwood, uu .Monday Uie search wus ro
newed, and tho mother and other child
It hi supposed that in attempting to oross
the streum, (winch wus considerably swoll
en) that the raft beeumeunmnunganblo aud
that the mother and children rjerishcd to.
getber, almost iu bight ol their home. He-
do (111.) llrm,l.
Nervous Debility with Its idoomy attend
aula, low sniriu. deiirimaion. involuntary
emiHsions, Inns of seiiien, spurmatorrhico,
loss of powor, dizzy head, loss of memory,
and threatened impotence and imbecility,
find a sovereien cure in liunmlirev's llotnoo-
pnthic. Specific, No. twuiit v-clL'ht. Composed
of the most vahmhlu mild and potent Cura
lives, they strike at ones at thu root of the
matter, tone up the system, arrest the (lis.
charges, and impart vigor and ennr.ry, life
aud vitality to tno entire mn. Thev have
cured thousand of canoe. I'rice $.od per
pseksK" "f i" boxes aud vial, which is Very
important iu ohstinste and old eases, or
per single. b'X. Sold by all druggists; aud
sent by mail en receipt of price. Address
llmni,!, rev's Hpecilie tlomenuitli'.c Moiieine
lo , 'uh'i JJiuadw&y, new lore.
r.KAt Tiri L Wom an. If you would be beau.
find, life Havsu's MaKiiolia Palm.
it gives a pure iilooiuing Complexion and
rcsiores louiuiui iteauiy.
Its rrT l Uisie gradual, natural and perfent
U Ui moves. Hciluess, lllutcli, s and l'nii
pies, curi s Ton, Sunburn and 1'racklus, and
makes a I.udv of thirty sniicsr hut twenty
The M 'gfiolia Halm makes the Skin Smooth
ami Pearly, tliu Eye bright and clusr; the
Cheek glow with the Woo.u of Youth suit im
parts a flesh, plump appeurauoe to tint coun
tenance. Nu Lady need complain of )1(
Complexion when Ti cents will piirebuae thia
'J lie best thing to dress the Hair with
Lyon's Usthuirou. .
Tus Hkst iva OuiomAi Tonio of Iron
Phosphorus, and - Cahaava, known .
Fc.no Phosphorated Elixir of Ca
lisaya Bark. The Iron restores oolor
the oloml, thn Phosphorus renews waste
tho nerve tixsue. and tho Calisaya gives
a natural hoaithfiiliiess to tho digestive or
gans, thereby curing dvspepia iu its various
forms, Wuksttiluuss, General liebllity aud
bept em.ii, U of Spirits. Manufactured only
CASWKLL, HAZAHI)A(Jf)., successors
Caswell, Mtuk & Co., New York, bold by
A ooou medicino is a welcomo friend
every hnimciiolii, for it not only relieves
sick hut it brings with it the assurance of
sisdy euro. Such a medicine is Vonoriu's
Coionuuna Io4iuized Cud Liver Oil. being
Ave times as strong as the best Cod Liver
Oils sold, it will cure afl'cotious of tlio lungs,
Ao., by arresting the disease, while others
only givo temporary rohuf, Every oue sutlering
should give it a trial. It is sold every
where. The ruiu storm throughout Kansas
still continues. Crops are reported con
siderably injured, but iu other ways
little damage bus been aoue.
Big Horn Valley.
A correspondent; writes JM follows from
Fort D A. 7lusc(l,concemInHthe wonders
of that portion of tho grent West known ns
Big Hern Vnlley:-
"The Hia JlorA Itivcr 'flows from the
thonntnlns rft the Yetloww?onn, through a
benutiful rich valley atinnt a hundred miles
long and from- flye to-twenrTTniles fn
idth. It is bordered by tho mairiiiflcont
Dig Horn Mnuntsltfv and .by biull rotlinu
platenns, covered ith rlcB lulffalo grnss, '
stretching bark for miles toward the south
and east. The Panther Mountains, nnd
Pompey's rillnr, on tho Yellowstone, nre
always in sight; and, with the snow peaks
of; the . Jvocky, Mountains, make a
granrlcur bf aaruiery seldom equalled else
where. The sides of the mountains, the
Slntenns. and tho valleya Are covered with
na rmffsla and -rmnrn prsswaav find "tha
valley has plenty of excellent liny ground,
such, as is only found on good farming anil.
Tho valley ia well watered with clear moun
tain streams, and tolerably timbered. For
grazing country, for either cattle or
sheep, the Dig Horn Valley and Mountain"
cannot ne excelled in the w irld. the rich
grasses, which on account of tlio drynexs
of the atmosphere, euro on the ground
without losing their nutritions qualities,
would furnish ample pasturage all tho year
round, and tno ireonent canons nud small
valleys would afford shelter in nil the
storms. All the sheep flocks in the world
could grno, winlor and summer, on tho
slopes nnd benches of those monntnins;
nnd one-rtny, tnoy will le na famous for
it shoep walks nnd shepherds na the
monnfiiins of Scotland, or the high hinds
Tho climate of this region la something
marvellous. If the Fountain of Y'outh,
which old Tonce de I(eon searched for, nnd
didn't find, Is not in this valley, there is no
use looking further for it. In the southern
part of the valley, latitudo 45::l. wo have
about tho climatn of Tennessee, with an
atmosphere so clenr nnd pure thnt it Is the
real elixir nf life to breathe it. Health is
the natural condition of lifn hero, not only
to the mnn of good digestion nud strong
mnseiii, uih to me consumptive nnd dys
peptic. Ont of a force of five or six hun
dred men, we never had a death from dis
ense in two years, and about as littlo sick
ness ns comports with exib nee. Tho
fireTniliugwiudsnro southerly aud westerly,
ringing to these inland hills and valleys
tho milil airs of the Pacific, nnd touipering
the winters to thnt delightful degree that
makes out-door lifo so pleasant and health
ful. ' J he atmosphere Is remarkably rmre
and clenr, the Rtars seem noaror to you
here thnn iu tho Eastern country, nnd you
ills auces that would astonish a dweller
in the heavier atmosphere of the fjtatw.
Hnirl Weller's nsserlion that "Iliivin' notion'
but eyes, his wishion was limited." don't
npply here. We have counted men with
tho nuked eye a distance of fire miles, And
with onr field glasses near forty miles.
All mo elements ot prospenlynnd wealth
arc to be found in thelH Horn oonntry,
where our people need it for settlement anil
culture). Soil and climate arc nil that
could bo desired; Iho rivers aro Htrong,
nuvigablo streams, nblo to bear to market
great crops and stores of miuorals. The
monntnins furnish plenty of good tiino for
lumber, nnd tho very finest qualities of
sand nml ireCKionc inuestono and clay nre
nbundaut, nud n good quality of burning
coal crops out iu many places. Iron oro is
und In tho mountains, nnd wo believo
that gold will be found there aa soon na
it is safe to prospect this mountain range
nnd the streams leading from it. Color of
gold ia found In very many places, mid
some lino specimen! of quarU and iiuggct
gold have been picked up by scouting uud
naming panics, cnongn to insure rownrd
to the patient lnbor nud enterprise which
nre sure to conio after the Iudiau has ful
filled his mission, which soeiua to be to
clenr off the game nnd dio.
Tbe big hum sheep, from which the
country takes its name, is one of the curi
osities of tho animal kingdom. He has
tho bond aud bonis of thosheiii, body and
hair of the doer. The flesh has no flavor
ol mutton, but Is essentially venison in
tnsto and tlbro, Ihey aro a strong, agile
animal, sinuuing nooui as nign ns the com
mon red doer, and weighing a hundred and
fifty or two hundred pounds. Tho horns
put to shamo anything woru by the patri
archs ol domostio flocks; they nro eight
or ten inches through nt the base, very
loug and spiral, giving the bead a massive
and dignified appearance It is said by
-ii .:.. .1... i.i . -
Old mouuuuuuurs iwu iuey use lUOir UOI'lls
aa bumpers, -nud throw themselves from
crags nud ledges of rock, taking the shock
of the fall on their horns. Whether this
is so or not, they nro cmrtnmly RTe't leap
ers, nud aa bold aud skillful ornmicn ns
the chamois of tho Alps. Those animals
nre never seen iu the low couutry, unless
driven more; mey lnnaiiit tno mountain
ranges nnd the rocky canyons, nud liko
best the rough grounds littlo frequented
by tho hunter.
the greatest natural curiosity of tho up
per country in the llig Horn Canyon, by
wincu ino river uows iiimugu mo moun-
tuins. It is sixty miles long, and from half
to three-quarters of a mile in depth, its
sides beautifully fringed with trees nud
trailing vijies, and the rocky surface taking
every lorm mm un . could givo to .Htono.
Here are natural bridges: ruined abbeys.
overgrown with ivy; turrets, spires and
caves; among which tho big horn sheen.
ine gnzziy una uiiiok uear, me wolf and
the fox mako their homes. One of these
days the tourist will visit this spot, nud the
invalid will make pilgrimages here in search
of health and pleasure, and the traveler
will bilk of the Jiig Horn Mountains and
Canyon us be now does tho Alps.
.ine country watered Dy ine uig Horn is
tho home of the Crows, n tribo who bavo
been faithful iu their friendship to the
wniies uirougu nil luo troubles ot tho north.
oru frontier, nnd who cnn show the best
specimens of tho Indian to be seou at the
present day. It is also the favorlto hunting
grouuu oi tuo nioux, uros-venires, rsiack-
leet and Kes-l'orces.
These tribes number about '25,000 Bonis,
but they uro fast lessening in humbors.
under the blight which civilization casts
on nil tho families of the red mini. In
few years they will become extinct, or so
nearly so luat Uiev wlU no lonoer be taken
into uccouut iu deciding the ownership of
un num. ctucu me uiiuaio begins to
grow scarce, ns bo soon must, under tho
Indian s improvident habit of killing uud
eating only the ows, the Indiau must fol
low bis herds to tho hunting grounds of
the other world, or abandon bis wild habits
und becomo a civilized or self-supporting
man. The lutter we nil know ia much the
least likely result to follow the loss of bis
Two yiaus Afio called utlentian to the
excellent qualities of U. A. l'rinco & Co.'a
Organs and Melodious, manufactured in
Iheir extensive! estahliahuient in lliitl'ilo, N.
r. roncu mat tune the resources of those en
terpriniuir manufacturers have been vicor
ounly developed, that with thu facilities now
at their command, they have Improved evon
upon iuoso superior qualities or lliuir Instiu
meat to which wo tlien boro witness. This
iuiorovemerit is particularly discernible in
thu 0ipniiYiiice of tlio uiiclus thuy now offer
to the public iliulr epleudld fliush, thoir
eleiiaiico, and that eiuuis'to symmetry and
beauty that render lliem desirable as pallor
ornaments. For the use of small churches,
Sunday schools, Academies and forpiivato
resiliences, wlicre tlio sllrinuies most vuiua.
ble in such instruments can be annreeialed
thu Oruans and Melodeous of Prince A Co
re iiuaiiualed, as the extraordinary domain!
ror them attest. Jlr. si. a.' Ntnwell, of In
dianapolis, is the ageat, and can alwuya ex'
nmit a utio assorinieiu.
Hu. J. H. Lindscy -lltar 6ir: Wo are ban,
py lo inform you that lAuiUt y'l Vinii oeed
BUxMUwuruUer has ouied a cssu of Scrofula
which hail been running fur live years. The
flesh was eaten off thujady s arm so that the
winning oi uie bluews could hu seeu. Shei
at the eighth bottlo now, and tho flesh
growing ou very last. i
Jno. Haistom a Ron, F.ldorlon. Ta.
The great liluod I'uriiUvut thu aim is l.tnd
try Jitonl Smrcfier. Please send trfo dolun
ouitlue at once.
R. E. SELLERS & Co. Sole, Prop'rs,
t fNoue genuine without their uainu ou
the bottom of the outside wrappur.
For salb by ail Lliuggists. '
The Valhiy of Virginia will raise five
milliou bushels of whuut this aouaon. ..
Political. The Office Mania of the Radical Party.
The Mow York Times of AVednosday,
nnier the caption of ' Hints to. Our City
Ketinlilicnns." aives rent to tin dlsnust of
ita party in tha city of New York, and snys;
"Hoping wo don t intrude, we venture to
stiKuuei to oui itapublinan , brethren in tha
city that they run some risk of making
very f(reiv loo'a of themselves. I heir
Beliorrmn! sjWobo in their genernl i.nd
district cnmmitteea lenve anything but a
pleasant impression on the public mind. It
is not merely thnt they wahu their linen in
public, but there is so much of it, and it is
bo uncommonly foul; and what is more,
they seem to hare no linen which is clean,
or even clean enough for common every
dny nsn. They hold meetings nightly in
oue part si Uie city or anotuer-s-oatoueibly
to tiilio measures to promote the welfare of
the hrpubn.inn' parly: but tho only Inbjurt
thet ever dine Is thnt of offlon,i and tho.
burden of their song is always the same
nimse nnd denunciation of the lending du
ctals for not giving them nil the offices they
want ! i
"Atone meeting. Collector Grinnel ia
ronndly scolded for not allowing a distriot
committee to mako hia custom-house ap
pointments for him. At another, Postmas
ter Jonrs is abused for being "inaccessi
ble" tliAt is to say, for wanting some time
to himself for his official duties, instead of
surrendering it nil to the ofllco-scekerH.
lint, on the whole. Marshal Harlow is the
most savagely belabored, for beinghnnghty
insolent nml disloyal to tho republican par
ty, becnuso bo will not allow every knot of
scheming wnrd politicians to bully him nt
dlscretiou; take what offices they wnnt
themselves, and dictate to whom he shall
ive the rest.
"Ilie general impression mado by these
iroceediugs upon tlio public at largo is,
that tho Ilrpublicnn party in this city is
made np ol a miscellaneous paek'of very hun
gry ours, who regard the oflloes of the Gov
ernment merely as bones to be growled
over And scrambled for nnd whose attach
ment to the party, and rcspoct for Us prin
ciples and loading public men, depends
w holly on their sacocss in running on with
Ihu impression is senrcely calculated to
incrense respect for tho party through tbe
country ht largo, or to promote its perma
nent ascendency in public nlTllirs.,,
ine limes might, with trutli nnd propri
ety, have headed this article "Hints to the
Itepnblicnn Purly of tho Country. Wo
have no evidence whatever that tha Radi
cals of tho city of New York are any worse
than they have shown themselves to bo
everywhere elso. Spoils, for straggling for
which tho lime reprimands its city breth
ren, bns bees tho constant cry, night and
dav, ever ainco l'romdetit Qnmt damn iut.i
power. Every door of every ofllclnl who
had anything to givo na tins been besieged
by strings of llio most persistent, hungry,
indecent, nnd beggarly begi'ars that ever
asked political reward for alleged services
rendered. They remind us more of a crowd
of Italian laz.aroni or Cbinoso mendicants
guing the steps of every one whom they
think lias a copper to spare. Whiuiug and
Tying nileously lor alms. Sucli an inde
cent, disorderly, nuxed, uiiiltitudiuiious
scrnmblo for spoils wns never before knowu.
The cntiro radical party seem to have giveu
themselves np to an lndiscrimtnato scrim
mage nnd mid upon the, public treasury.
Now they nro meek, npou their knees, beg
ging piteously; and now they are violent,
treading over on, aud down everything in
their way, forcing open, ns it wero, the
gntej and doors, and demanding with bois
terous lnsolenoe uud opeu maw rewnrd for
the not over reputable work they claim to
have done during the campaign uud for the
success of tho party, lbey will not allow a
mnu of pntronngo, from the President down,
to sleep, or tnko bis meals, or retire for nn
hour's recreation, or to wnlk the streets,
itliout tho wholo herd being nfter him
with their jarring impnrtuuato demands.
1 his city, the fountain head wbeuco flow
tho refreshing streams that thoso political
mendicnutfl nro thirsting to lap, while Con
gress was in session nud the Executivo ut
is post, was more like n grand eleemosy
nary institution, where the crowding poor
were fed, thnn the enpitnl of the nation.
Such exhibitions as were niado at tho exec
utive mansion, in the halls of Conm-ess. in
the lobbies und reading rooms of the leading
hotels, at tho corners of the streets, and,
Indued, in nil places, publio and private,
wore of tho most disrepubiblo and disgrace
ful sort, nnd showed a degreo of shniueless
ncss and badgering in pursuit of ollluo al
most beyond belief. A Mmnget hi re would
would bo likely to' wtmder nnd nsk, What
docs nil this menu ? And a candid resident
be obliged to reply, it means simply
that a large porttou of tto American people
hnvo turned beggars, nnd nro mnnins to
nnd fro, holding their bands for political
alms, io such a sorry pass have the abom
inable nud unblushing raids of tho liudicnl
party for spoils brought us. Aufional 7(ii
I'jraatr. . , ,
Radicals and the Imperialist.
The Imperialist upbraids its radical
frionds of the press forcowurdlv rufusinato
take (lie decided stand lu hivor ol tho estab
lishment of au imperial dynasty in this
country, although it iusist they are secretly
in favor of the movement. It sarvni' -
Iu a matter of Buch .vast nud pcrnianont
concern to the people of America, it is not
right that wo should be left to combat, sin
gle bandod nud alone, the blind passions
nnd ignorant prejudices of the masses, . To
them, us well as to us in our ellorts to im
press ou the mind of tho people the great
uiiu important trams winou nro nioro thnn
proven py tuo experience ot the past bnH
century, both here nnd in Europe, lot them
declare boldly and unhesitatingly iu favor
of un empire.
The advocacy of these principles is mere
ly a questlou of time with the radical
pupers. l buy believe tlio country ia not
yet ripo for such a movement, bat are en
gaged clandestinely in instilling thuse doc
trines lu Uie tuimlH ol tha people, both by
precept aud practice. Tho Imperialist is
merely the advance guard as tho Liberator
was in the crusade against slavery. It will
find co-laborers iu due tiiuo among the rad
ical press ol the couutry, uud will not have
long to wuit cither.
TnotiBij; is Tin: Camp. Tho Wushlugtou
correspondence of tho New York Tribune
says that a number ot prominent Pennsyl
vania republicans who arrivod in Washing
ton mo oilier uny represent that thero 1 a a
very serious division among the leaders of
tho party in their state, with no prospect of
union ociore ineapproucning gubernatorial
campaign. .Ono faolion goes so fur as to
threaten to uominutantnl support a oaiidl.
dato independent of the regular uoniiuutiori
of the party. Soma of the most prominent
of the "disorganize," as thoy aro termed
are federal olliee-hohlers. This is especially
tho case among the government ollicials of
l'lilladclpuiu. It seems to be a light of the
city politicians against those from the couu
try districts. A ell'ort is making to bring
ubout several removals among the l'hiladel-
plnu ollicials, or have them stop their inter
feranee in the organization ft tbe purly for
Ilia rHUIHn .,uu.,..i. . . . . . ,
Taa Kaihc.u. Quauiiu, iiT Minnesota is
very bitter. - A correspoudunt of tha Chi
cugo Kepublicun, writing front riocheetor,
ill that state, says:
"There is no uso concealing the fact Hint
notwithstanding wo guvo 15,(1110 majority
for Grant, there is a, possibility olV our
losing the statu this ' till, i Wall inliiroieil
politicians ull uuderstaud nnd acknowledge
It. We cunnot allord to hazard the suc
cess of tha rupubliuau party to pluaua a
certain clique, or to benefit nny uiuu's
chuuses for tho ; Uuited Status penate.
Something must be dono to hurmouize the
party, or defeat is certain."
Tbe ouly thing Unit will "harmonize"
tho discordant oiuiuenU in tho rudicul pur
ty Is to create first-elusa cilices enough to
supply ull tho applicants for positiou, and
auuw wiuiu w siiusisi uii mo people, Any
olhwoourso will prove abortive, , ,. , (
Olabs WoiiKs.-The O'liara Class Works,
James 11. Lyuu ft Co., Pittsburg, i'a.,iuaku
the finest pressed, blown, cut and engraved
iuiu vjiaasnaru, aim me uesi,cicaiesk aud
most reliable Hint glass Lamp Chimneys, of
an paiei ns iiouiiu, nun, and num. f Al
ways ask for Jus, li. Lyou & Oo.'s glassware
Radicals and the Imperialist. Brevities.
Covington, Ky.. is nsino Gasoline In
her stroet lampr.
Hoot and shea making ia a great business
In Philadelphia nmonnting to five millions
- ISmmiL f U U .1- I
has become heir to a 1 2,000,000 estate in
England. . , , ,
Thero wore 2.171 lelfers Advertised at
the Chicago postofllce on rkttnrday, aa un
Harvest hAnds nro receiving from 12
to $3 per day iu tho wheat fields of South
A girl of I t summers Isf about to fc-' i
come tlio fonrlh wifo of a Muscatine (Iowa)
Two Canadian Presbyteries have voteit "
that revivals are nt ynrinnce with the West- . .
nilnstor CnteOUism. I j ) f C ' ! f )
A' Mrs. "Mansfield nmf her Iinnbnnd
hnve been admitted to the bar aa praticing
nttom eys, nt Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
A Houlon landlord raised the rent of a
tenant flOO because be voted against bim
on n local question. J
-T'.iiRlish bisirparrows 4nvB been im
ported into lliifTalo. One gentleman re
ceived sixteen pair a fowdays ago.
- It is staled that Henry J. llavmond's
mntermU grandfather nnd grandmother, .
and ono of bis unrlos, died of apoilexy.
Cincinnati, on Saturday, by l!,4n to
l.TilHt (ten to one), voted to Issue f 10,000,.
OdOfn city bonds to build the Southern rail
road. A citizen ofShelburno Falls, Vt, claims
to bo the "champion horse swapper." Ha
is 10 years of ngc, nnd has traded horses
over 000 times.
- Tom Bayers, son of the pugilist, baa
come ont ns a comic singer ia London, and
lKrta his father's fighting costutuo. ill tho
--A St. Louis pnper snys thai lliere aro
about 3.0(H) opium outers in that city,
nnd thnt thoy consume' 13,320 grains of
The officer of tho Northwestern rail
road deny the story thnt the Galena Divis
ion him been leased to tho Illinois Central
ltnilroud Couipntiy. . ,
The New York Hnn think 'onr Amor
cnn girls lielittle Ibejiiselvcs by bestowing
their bands npon played out nnd starved out
uTt Is ariid thnt stock company, with a
considerable enpitnt, is now forming to'
carry on the National Intelligencer in con
nection with tho Express.
Hiram Miller was niuigod. last Friday,
iu Widdsor, Vt., for. tho murder of J. O.
ami Abigail Going, n farmer and bis wife
iu Vermont, July l.l, lNt;7.
, The entire liue of tho Dubuiiae A Sioux
City lload, from river to river hn boon
lensed to tho Illinois Central. It is to he
completed lu seven mouths.
Tho Now York F.venlng Mail says thnt
President (hunt tendered his services an
ono of the pall bearers nt the Kuymond
fuusral, nnd they were declined.
California produced lust year nearly
fifteen million pounds of wooL which wna
larger by almost two million pounds than
tho production or any other state.
' Mrs. Panicl Honn nnd 2V2 other Indies
of tho town of Warner, N. U. hnvo sent a
protest to the legislature against tha ex
tension of tho right of snffrugo to women.
Eating penuufsin court at Petersburg,
Viv, has been prohibited by a judicial or
der, and the Indox snys that "the ordor ia
justified by thu experience of the last crim
Present prospects aro that the Doln-
waro fruit crop will bo so large that eveu
the special arrangements wndo by tno rail
roads will be iusufllciout to movo it to tho
The new territorial seal of Wyomiug
boars an elk's head, n shield, a train of
cars, and agricultural implements, artisti
cally arranged, and the devico, "Let na
At an auction salo of velocipedes In
Now York, Saturday, thn prices for mach
ines ranged from S5 to $30, About forty
were sold, nud twenty wore withdrawn for
want of bidders. i
California wheat is bo dry, thnt in
coming east through and iuto a humid at
mosphere it gains greatly in weight by ab
sorption. This is quite nn element of
profit to the shippers.
The largest shipment of wool evor
mnde from Qiiiney, 111., was mado Wednes
day last. Six car loads wero started for
Boston. Tho cars each contained CO largo
sacks of the fibrous material.
It is stated that a respectable congre
gation of the believe is in tho doctrine of ,
Joseph Smith, the great Mormon disciple,
hold meetings in the West liolloville (111.)
school house every Sabbath, ( ,
Tho now City Directorof Buffalo cen
tuins about 30,0110 names. Tho Courier
multiplies this number by five, and claims
that the product represent very nearly the
population cf the city.
Tho carpenter, third mnte and boat
swain of the emigrant ship Jnme Foster,
who have been on trial, ia Now York, for
cruelty to emigrants, have been Sentenced
to fivo years in the penitentiary.
During a social party, recently, near
Waxalintchio, Texas, the chimney of the
house in which it was assembled wus struck
by lightning, and a young mna named Hin-
ley was instantly killed and a Miss Embry
dungerously wnnuded. r , ( ,a
The Petersburg, Vn., Indox says: "All
the reports that, buva roaohod ua represent 1 1 )
the crop of wheat now harvesting ns the '
finest that has been reaped (or a number of
years. The ears are well filled, and the
grain not aflbcted by rust."
The names cf a triplet of babies who
took the premium nt the lute baby show in
Kisdon, are Nellie Hope, Noruh Faith und
Hannah Charity. Mrs. Coughlin, tha
mother of these, though sho has Faith, .
Hope and Churily, ia known chiefly by her
Tha attaches of the New York Demo. .
erst bad a magnificent ilejtuneroa Wednes
day evening, at the Metropolitan Hotel.
Mr. C. P. Sykes, the publisher boiug the
host ou the occasion. There wore Ted-hot' ,
Umes all r..uud, aud wine and wit Hashed
At an election in Boston, on Wednes
day lust, Lizzie llnriisou offered tor vote,
lteing told thnt she could not. as she waa
not ou Uie lhd), ahe declared that alio had
right to vote, fill regulations to ' tho con- i
trtiry uotwithstnudiug, deposited her ballot'
ou the box aud sullied out.
The following appointments have re
cently been made for the internal rovenue
district of Chicago: Gaugers-Otto A.
Schultz, A. T. Hi out ley, Frsemun Coniior,' i
M. V. Hull, Hansom Keuuicott, F. M. "
Lumper, Ktofekorpexs-r Jtarnhard Miller,
During a kite, hiirricauo at Bhipman,
111., two men wero blown ovor one bundled
yards nnd lodged in upplo treeH, without
sustaining any material damage. A calf
eight months old was likewise transported
into a large locust tree, several hundred
feet from where it wus quietly and peacea
bly grazing.1 '"'
---Estimutos of tbe passengers carried
idtd Huston ou the several railroads during
tho Jubilee "OTiek are as follows: Hustern,
07,900; Huston t Albany, Gfi.OOO'; Hoston
Maine, 4'J,520; lioston t Providence,
H'2,000; Hoston A ljowll,4tt,M-25; Fitohburg,
41.0(H); Hartford & Erie, 30,000; Old Colo
ny46,000. , . . iT.,.
A freight train loaded with grain ran
off the truck of the Northwestern about 80
miles) west of Chicago on Hnturduy. The
Omaha mail train was delayed nine hours,
but littlo damage was dono to the grain,
Thu causu of the accident was the under
mining of the truck by the heavy rains.
'A uinu named Ross, living throe miles
southeast of Webster City, Iowa, was shot
whilo at work at his mill, ou the 17th. 11 s
body found at the bond of the mile race.
He had beou robbed of hii watch und tl,300
in money. His nephew 17 years ot age has
uceu iiiimivu uu suspicion OI UaVlUg COU1-
tuiiwu m iuiiiuui,