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A CHINESE POEM.
wliat assawfcatMnlls -.
Boot ChiDanaao doumMt awef
Out Chinaiaaa maka good aaoa -Iiks
other nea called foreigner
Wliat so h tare sradm pigtail T
What bo his fao. dark and bmt
Dob Ixfehmaa gottee hillkica,
And teethes sal ooveredwtta hair T -.
The Chinamaa sattas, of eoarsa,
Soma ratu and miose and fros,
Bui the rrennhmaa tanas tha hone,.
And the Irishman settee the hog.
The Irishman wMakyUko snob.
The Fnaeham wine anutee be.
The hsr bear flitee the Dutch, s
Sot tag c&aenan driukes he tea.
Why uutlee be nil ill, too,
A nigger blsckee than he,'
And Tote like Irishmen do.
For Inglnoa oaltod Taminse t
Then Chinaman Uderman, too.
With belUe so bigteess dram.
And nmehee tobeeoo he ehew.
And drmftee nmoh whisky and ram.
And then he wfll very much eoon
Take ho Idee of Tweedee gnat hand,
Bs high eockatoraai Tycoon
Of Uus sresles and alortons land.
BROUGHT TO THE POINT.
BROUGHT TO THE POINT. I.
" Do yon believe in spirits. Captain
siade r .j . j ."::.-t:. st'
And the speaker looked up seriously
from her drawing, balancing an H. B.
on a Teiy dainty little finger.?
Those two, Roeie Brandon and Ar
thnr,Slade, wonldiave "made" a Tery
pretty pictur, nowatart delights in
depicting modern- young- ladies in
" Costumes, M and gentlemen of the
period, instead of god and goddess in
nothing particular. Bosie was like
her name, having a dear little faoe with,
a rosebud month, and being Tery pleas-
a. a I i j r x-r
nub to inn upw , sum vuumiiu ouhui,
who was evidently of that opinion also,
looked well matched 'with her, being as
fine a specimen of a gentleman as yon
might wish to see. i- . .
Well, that depends on . what yon
mean by the word, Miss Brandon," he
replied, rather abstractedly. - "It has
a rather wide signification." i.-...
"I mean," she said, laying her pen
cil down, and still more serious, "" that
if yon love any one Tery, Tery lauch, it
is possible that they may come to you
after death jurt possible, yon kr-owf"
she added. "Pon't .reason ne out of
the idea, as I know you are -going to
do. I like to believe it" . . ..
" Then I wan't say a word about it,"
said he, his faoe suddenly . flushing;
" but in turn I will ask yon a question
of far more importance to me." I have
been afraid to say anything about it,
for yon are so much to good for me
bu,t I cant keep keep quiet any longer.
Bosie, my darling, do -. you thank yon
could" . .
M Mr. Snuthers, if yon please, miss ;
and at this importune mom ant a lank'
young curate was ushered in. '. . '
Was ever -anything more provoking 1
Bosie felt as- if she could hare cried
with vexation, and the Captain ' glared
at him as if his coming were a person.nl
insult Mr. Smi there, however, being
preoooupied and short sighted, saw
neither Arthur's frown nor Bogie's
blushes, and plunged into the account
of school-treat preparations, , the wid
ows' taa, etc . ....' .
By the time these subjects were ex
hausted, the family party had collect
ed, and any eh snce for a further tete-a-tete
for the two was gone. Arthur
stood pulling his moustache, and now
and then furtively looking at Bosie,
who drew diligently, though, it must
be confessed, more to the detriment of
her picture than otherwise.
"Have yon any commission' for me
in town, Mrs. Brandon I" he saaa at
Ion moftillvlnokiTiy at his watch." "
have to go up to-day on business, bull
nW atov tlio niffKt " "
If Captain Blade would bring Lome a
valuable brooch,' which had been re
paired, it would be so much safer than
sending it through the post, and a line
to the jeweler would be written in a
mstmant W K an fit a Tlofi VU Writ.tATl-
Arthur took leave of all of Boeie's sis
ters in order, and then coming to her,
nnt nim Vieiul with ft. wistfn lookr
The soft little fingers were trembling
with cold, but be felt sure they slightly
retumad his pressure. . and he went
away happier, though disappointed.
"O, Brandon, yon
think t" exclaimed Miss Smithers,
bursting the next - day into the room
where that good lady was sewing.
There has been such a railway accident
The train from London has been run
ny .l .V tTlQTlTT TUtAnla Vll
Poor Mr. Binks, and Mrs. James at the
corner, and that good looking young
Captain Blade, and"
, V Captain Slade I . How Tery shock
ing!" cried Mrs, Brandon. "We know
him" 'quite well, and oh, dear! my
diamond brooch! why, Bosie,"' my
child, what is the matter 1" i
For poor little Bosie, with a dreadful
livnfr in liar atm a.n1 tier lfra Darted.
was standing close at hand As her
mother spoke, she made a step forward
and fell fainting. Mrs. Smithers de-
remark confldently to a favored friend
or two that (ose Jtsranoon naa roe, ana
b)ia haA inot loft her fn ne She al
ways thought that red and white com-
people admired it ; '
When Bosie opened her eyes again,
in bewilderment that slowly grew to
dull, Intolerable pain, she steadfastly
refused to answer the questions that
were asked her. " J. wan to oe aione,
quite alone, " moaned the poor child,
ami an thev laid her on the drawing-
room - sofa. How shockingly bright
was the summer day now! though only
. . . i - i t
a ahnrt time arnoe ue SUHHnina iiau
seemed to aoeord so well with her hap
py heart' They closed the Venetian
blinds, drew heavy curtains over- the
glass door. that led into the garden,
leaving it open, that a breath of
might stall through the folds, and left
her to hive a nice little sleep, they
said. . '..- "
A nice sleep ! What a mockenr
the tender household sayings had been
to her ! None knew of her grief,
Bosie had been shy of speaking of her
scarcely-found happiness. She felt
if the past and future had been blotted
out, as if nothing eould ever happen
againever had happened but this
one horrible event And yet she won
dered why she did tot cry. Did
love him less than her pet canary tuai
died last week! ' No, not last week
years, ages ago, irhen she was herself,
and had a heart instead of this leaden
weight that did not feel, only pressed
all the life out of her. , , .
Oh, if she eould die and goto Arthur
But she could not die Se would go
living a length of years, and her youth
would pass, and wrinkles come, and
pretty hair grow thin; and even
Tova wnnld furl a in the lonff vears. onlv
leaning her a sad, spiritless old maid.
And poor little Basle's mind wandered
in these sad labyrinths of thought hour
after hour, as she lay in the. darkened
room. One memory - after another
passed before her, each more full
pain than the other. Only yesterday
she was sitting at her drawing, nd
saw him coming in from the garden
through that very door, now so heavily
She lived that scene oyer apian in
and look. She had told him an old
then she remembered what she had
about atiints. and his look, ana
ltaifjnniuni nnf HYwr h0 hated
Smithers for interrupting them. If
could only have told one '-word of
lrrrol "Rnt now Arthnr would never
know of it - AM if her belief was
trn. and his soirit eould come to
and show her that love is stronger
than the grave." ..t... .
,r ? TJ t . o . " .:- - f ...... ....... . . . ..'.i. - . . s
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the' darkness. . She turned her heavy
eyes ; and there, there between the
curtains, stood her lost love in tne sun
shine, looking tenderly at her.
Boee half raised herself, held out her
trembling hands, and cried, "Arthur,
my love ! you have come to me. . I am
not afraid ; I am not at all afraid !" 1
it-kt-oiA nf wli.f larKno-t" Tenlied
l 1 1 1 1 r. iv v " ..." - "p c
fthe phantom, in a tone of greater sur
prise. Tjome so you r oi cuurw j. u
- straight from the station Have you
a headache, that the room is dark
The last words were lost upon Bosie.
He was kneeling by her, her head on
his breast, and a torrent of tears were
utterly spoiling the spectre's shirt front
Grmduallv, with great; difficulty,; he
learned the truth; and by dint of sooth
ing and caressing, and laughing a little
at her, the tears dwindled into an occa
sional sob, the color came back to the
rosebud mouth, the light to the eyes,
"It was all that gossiping aiiss omim-
erR, Arthur explained.. J-nai iamny
uumxrl Aaat innrt to nnoT tiiL -' I had in
tended coming by" that train," tBose
6hudderev and Had to oe restored oy
a kiss), 'but I found - my business
would not let me. I was vexed at the
time, little thinking from what I was
preserved. 1 mentioned to iuibs onuui
what time I should come
back ; and as I did not turn up by that
train, she added me to ner lis oi tuieu
and wounded. Of course I hurried
here directly when I returned, and came
in this way hoping to find you alone.
I was in a dreadful suspense, and when
I heard my darling's first words "
"But I should never have said them,''
whispered Bosie, blushing very much,
"ll 1 hadn't tnougn you we -'
a rriinet n Via nnRwered. laufihinrr.
. 7 .
u t v-nw th.t it ni nwinxr to a certain
young lady's belief in apparitions that
t enaKul tA tnrtnrA nf makuur an
offer; for it is a torture to a shy fellow
like me. Kowdon tsaya wora more ,
but keep quiet and get your nerves all
right cgain." , - ...
liOBie pieaaea wj say our wum, im.u
was I never cried at all about you,
Arthur, till I found nothing had hap
pened to yon."
" But he didn't seem fertake that much
to heart -
According to the rules of fiction,
Bosie ought to have had brain fever,
..J aun tsi Tina TrrrnifthAd a toUchillK
death-bed scene; but all the effects of
her fright on this romantic young per
son were that she- did not get quite
strong for a few days, during which
time a great deal of Captain Slade's
oompany . was required to divert and
amuse her. . - -
- In after years, "when little jsosiesana
Arthurs clamored for- a story, some
one would say, "Ask mamma u sue
ever saw a ghost", .cut mere wouiu
be no reply. ... -
Ingenuity of Prussian Soldiers.
vm... Vela ia Oormavrifl with a
i vh ffiAv km nxasrierated
beyond measure at the manner in which
tha liArmans nave conaucteu uia
in Prance: but being themselves an in
genious people, they are mignuiy
struck with the ingenuities of the ene
my. Thus there was a lYussian Dat
tnOT. Rn.iiil which for a time re-
eeived the fire of Mount Valenen with
out any apparent enect, mncn w ne
. t- il.. ;n ilia
aBbonisnmens ui luo guaucw
fort They, were extremely puzzled,
A tl. nninl nf fttLflpV with
double care. Then they discovered the
tVs'Pmioiana fluhAd TVOWdfir at 80m6
n, i nuir i ui 1111 1. i. ihrjui. uu...
rfi stance rrom ine emDrasore ui u u
... - .1 1 ...
hatfainr and thin nontTlVAa tO miSCl
rect for some time the heavy fire oi
Mount Valenen. Then there is anotn
nr nnntrivanee of the Prussians which
ha. t.Lan i.ha f an V of the French. ; It
is that their sentinels wear white cloaks
when they stand against wails, green ones
l. tku .moar in their fields, brown
ones for the woods, and gray ones for
the miss. . " iiena, wwi
Prniwisn. with an appearance of dis-
A,;n in whinh thnrn is an under-tone
of admiration ; - "their tncas are wiui-
out number." ... "JJut," says auotuer,
ki -riii 411 in nna of their tricks
which deserves praise, and from which
we nugnt learn m ieoiu mc; b
AV.nnsV 4riAi nrnrV VATT flTllfitlv 1 WQ
make too much noise with om clanons
and drums we warn tne enemy oi our
m nwamnntfl St. mi 1- off. . How much
better is their low whistle I Their peo-
Ele hear it well enough, and we do not
ear it at alL But talking of whist
lea," the conversation goes on, " have
you heard of that other dodge! The
other night they managed a reconnoi
sance in the woods pf Clamart by
means of hootings like so many owls.
, ... . 1 1 . . j
Our lellows neara me aoouug,
eould not make out what it was at first
They have got a little instrument to
hoot with. ' Then says another;
" Quite as good at the' owl is the dog
4.-v Tho nnfnnsb at rVetenil have a
dog who watches for them, and barks
when any one atjproacnes. xueujci.
another: "Oh, they are ingenious
enough; and that reminds me that
they like to la&e wings cany. o
a reconnoittemuuciw mxcrw"
the other dav. We found one of the
rhouses with a large room loopholed.
But if you imagine that the .Prussians
stand before these loopholes yon are
mistaken. They sit on chairs. In an
other house there were no chairs they
had to sit on planks; but, to make the
benches easier for the rotund sentinels,
they had got the pillows from the bed
in the next room, and therewithal made
cushions to repose upon." v There is
another story of a loophole. 'It was a
good big one in fact, a window. ' The
French saw a man's head there, evi
dently the man on guard. - It was dar
ing too much, and they peppered him
with their Chassepots. But every
time a shot took effeet, and they be-
ran . mw for friTimnh. back comes
another sentinel, showing himself at
the window as brave- as ever.-- iney
killed him off, be was replaced by a
tYiir i ' TTim .Inn thev killed r - and a
fourth, "and a fifth, and a sixth. They
admired the pluck of these fellows,
coming to- the window like that, one
after another, to oe snos. a wvj
found that it was only a lay figure. ; '
4 : 1 - - -
Death One of Byron's Heroines.
T,A Wi1mt XXnrtyrt AiaA in TArbv-
XMUT 1 1 11U.U V aavavuu y
shire, England, on the 10th instant, in
utr t.ini, y -tiiina jwu. x wo ouo
- J 1 T a T'l ''ll. 11 H n
insj)ireu uora ryruu wita me jixdi nvun
of the Hebrew Melodies, beginning '
bne tsiks m Desvuty; like ute mgoi ,
. Of cloudless climes and starry sides; ,
- .' And all that's beet of dark and bright
- Meet in her aspect and her eves. - '
The stanzas were written by Byron on
returning from a ball-room, where he
had seen Mrs. (afterwards Lady) Wil
mot Horton, wife of his relation, who
was Governor of Ceylon. On this oc
casion, Mrs. Wilmot Horton had ap-
. 1 Tl mAnTflillff. With nUmAWlUR
spangles on her dress, and in the full
bloom OI Deauiy. iwiuun iw-uneeiru.
Death One of Byron's Heroines. TERRIFIC TORNADO AT ST. LOUIS.
A Million Dollars Worth of Property
Destroyed—Several Persons Killed and
C Tirma 'Kf HTV-h R A TAOSt terrific
Ul, juwuj, . .
hurricane passed over a portion of East
St liouis between two ana snree p. xu.
TVia ind first came from the south
east, and came with a fury and force
never before witnessea id una lautuuo.
It first struck the elevator and took a
part of the roof 08, then totally de
stroved the freight depot of the St
t ? jt -xr ji; .oiIot..) Bm f AAt
IjOUlS SDU - t suuoua muiwwi,
i h. inn foot widA. and a water tank
80 feet high, the freight and passenger
depot of the ooutneasiern nuiruu,i.w
. . 1 . i M A Al.jt nna
xreignt aepow, wnwu ui -no
house of the Chicago Alton road; the
car-house, scale-omoe, -. rreignt-omoe,
and a portion of the freight-depots of
the Ohio k Mississippi railroad ; the
freight and passenger depot ot the
T W. railroad, and a number or
dwelling houses in the vicinity. A por
tion of the rooi 01 ne xerre roauwj uu
Indianapolis depot was blown ofl, and
nearly all the derricks and other appli
ances used in the construction of the
bridge torn from their places and
v,Un. intn tharivnr RvArvthinsrwith-
in a width of from 200 to 300 yards was
actually torn to pieces, a. wuoio vnuu
of cars, including a 30-ton locomotive,
was blown from the track, and hurled
40 feet into a slough. Another train of
thirteen cars, laaen witu gram,
overthrown and smashed, and one car
blown into the river. A train coming
in on the Terre Haute Uoad, wnen at
UMAklim thro a miles north of east St
xvvmju, " -
Louis, was blown from the track, and
some forty cars standing on mo tracts
of the Toledo and Wabash and Alton
roads, about nine miles out, were over
thrown. -- ' . - .
The round-house of the Chicago ana
lHni rnai. aftAr beinfir blown down, .
caught fire from the engine inside, and
its ruins were Durneo. ino engineer
of the locomotive was burned to death.
The number of tiled ana wounaea
cannot be stated to-night but seven
are known to be killed and between
thitv and fortr seriously, some dan
gerously, wounded, and a good many
alignuy injureu. a . ucuctcu
persons are still; buried beneath the
ruins. ' -
The scene is frightful. Houses are
torn to fragments, others unroofed or
upset and still others carried bodily
from their foundations. Scarcely a
building or tree, or anything else witn
thn t.rfislr nt the storm. ' is standing.
The wreck and ruin is complete.
The pecuniary losses a siu
as follows: Chicago Alton Railroad,
-jv. rwi- (thin MississiPDL $200.-
an lVUi JJJ a x" v r
000; Toledo k Wabash, $125,000; St
Louis & Vandalia, $50,000; South
eastern, $30,000; Wiggin's Ferry Co.,
125,001). XWO or tnree bw3iiiihjiwo
lying on the eastern side of the river
were also seriously damaged - - ' :
St. Louis, March 9. The deaths
caused by the fearful tornado which
passed over East St Louis yesterday
.Hurnfvin as far as known, are as fol
lows : John Holpin, employed on the
bridge; J no. U. omen, pnrcnasmg
..TATit of thA South Eastern Railroad :
Jno. VogeL Daniol Collins, Timothy
vm- . .
Drumm ; Isaac Evans, engineer on tne
PliiiMiwi and Altnn 'RftUroad. burned in
VUlUtlgv sauv - ' T -
the round-house; Jno. Eisley, a brake-
man on the Toledo and Wabash liail
and & tAAmater. unknown.
I rf thA wonnriea. me ioiiowmir were
were most seriously hurt: nenry
C Creveling, Supt Wiggins ferry Co.,
-rin-yt honlder fractured and head
cut by the chimney of the ferry boat
falling across ms carriage; uea ocuuue,
master mechanic, of the Chicago k Al
n -rA ton-ihlv nt on the head and
one leg badly .crushed ; Margaret Con-
ray, both legs Drosen ; xuacuaei wu-
.nd two .Ahildren. . fearfully cut
about the head and body ; Louis Par-
-. hs.fl rtnn v cni: 1a. mans. i
Nashville,. PL, head shockingly cut;
Chaa. Parry and Thomas Hamilton,
un'nna f Ant " Peter Flvnn.
leg broken ; Frank Donnegan," and
mrira kodlv hnrt : Milton McParland,
DAWAiifllv Aaron Tanner, asrent Ameri
can express, head badly cut ; Harvey
Westman, yard master, j.oieuo a. Wa
bash road, head terribly cut; Timothy
Donahoe, of the same roaa, neaa umur
cut : Wm. Bennett, fireman, on Wabash
road, shoulder disiocatea; wm. ruu,
blacksmith on Wabash road, head ter
ribly cut and probably will not recover;
Peter Philpon, Conductor Pullman
Sleeper, seriously ; Leroy Glasgow and
Barbara Sincroft, seriously, the latter
will probably die ; Margaret Bichard
son and child the latter fatally; M r
garet Nalan and child, badly cut the
latter cannot recover; Ellen Dalton,
r..w. TSmothv HowartL- fliicatro
Railroad, terribly cut about the head ;
Elizabeth Powell, head badly cut ; Wm.
Stark, pilot of the ferryboat, seriously;
Mat Quinn, Vandalia Bailroad, arm
broken; Frank Edwards, engineer Van
dalia Railroad, terribly scalded ; W. F.
Garney, foreman Vandalia round house,
arm broken. The less seriously and
slightly injured - will outnumber the
above. . .- ; - -
i The immense mass of framework in
and aro undone eastern abutment of
the bridcre. . consisting of derricks and
massive supports for other hoisting
, , .
apparatus, were blown oovn u
many reeds. Some thirty families were
rendered homeless by their houses be
ing blown .down. Most of the. latter
were totally destroyed. .
The steamer Mollie Able lost her
chimneys and texas; all of the' upper
works of the iroi ram Vindicator,
ownel by the Ferry Company, were
swept away. The tug boat Hewitt,
belonging to the Bridge Company, lost
hAr Tinner works, and Captain Mont
gomery was blown into the river, but
was saved with slight injury. '.
At the sectional docks, this aide of
the river, below the city, the storm
struck slightly, carrying away the
chimneys of the steamer W. B. Dance,
.nd dianlnninir her cabin Beveral inch
es, and forcing the steamer Rubicon
and several o there from their moor
ings. . - .
At the Pittsburg coal dyke, on the
Illinois shore, the ferry boat America
lost her upper worts, ana ner puot,
Richard f hnson, was very badly hurt
Several small houses, were demolished
at this point .' '. .4 . '.'.'
A coBEESPONBENT of a Southern pa
per writes this of Natchez: "Natchez
is ' sadly changed ' The aristocracy,
proud and exclusive, yet generous and
chivalric, have disappeared. Their
places are desolate, ana in tneir orna
mented grounds the owl and fox have
tv.oi neat. Large plantations, once
yeiJding a net income of from 125,000
to $50,000 now lie uncuitivateu, or un
formed with little, half cultivated patch
es of cotton; and the graves of the house-
' - i "i :a.t. At. w..u,4
hold, once decora tea wim
flowers, are now overgrown with bram
Kl. A ... nonnlarion fills the City
uicv. a ire.
;tit AftAv nranrr years' absence,
trAvAi-nAd thA main
out recognizing a single person." r
The Latest Swindles.
relates the doings Of a land shark fall
that county : ' -
A man named Barton, with several
claiming to hail from Chicago,
has recently been detected in carrying
people by means of forged deeds to
peOpie VJ UICOJIO V uUD w
property which was not his own! His
plaa has been to go to the 'real estate
records in different counties and ascer
tain the names and residence of owners
if nnn-Kwilpnt lanriH. siomatnrea of the
owners, and have a confederate person
.fA aid nwriArn for the nnrrjose of ac
knowledgement before notaries. This
accomplished, ne was reaay so sen w
any one who offered to buy. As- the
records showed the title to be in him,
this was not difficult, as he undoubted
ly sold at hard-times prices. . One of
his operations in this county has just
come to light A single lady named
Wheaton, of Philadelphia, owns a half
section of desirable timber-land in the
northern part of the Town of Volinia,
which different persons had tried in
vain to buy of the real owners and
when the alleged transfer to Burton
appeared among the published list of
transfers, Burton had plenty of appli
cations for the land, thus enabling him
to sell at good figures. Mr. Joseph
Warren of Decatur, purchased 160
acres of it, paying $L200 down and
giving a mortgage for as much more,
which the swindler came near dispos
ing of to a banker in Kalamazoo. A
man from Allegan county was victimiz
ed for a portion or the whole of the
other quarter section. . These parties
have been . cutting the : timber this
winter, and hauling it to the saw-mill
at Decatur. It is stated that Warren
has taken measures to stop a legal
transfer of the outstanding mortgage.
m..n nnnHftnni nhonld warn notan-
es and other officers taking acknowl
AtWri to be careful that
the persons whose signatures appear to
We lnsuruiueiiiai c t-j
vsiwn tn tVipm for it seems, bv the
means of the too common loose custom
of taking acknowledgements of strang
ers, this swmaier nas oeen euauieu u
nhtain nnnarent perfect titles to lands,
and victimize innocent purchasers.
f The following IS given uy au -t
na n 1 Ti.i .1 on t vhirh mav serve
uuuiKcao mwi"" "
to enlighten farmers on another feature
of swindling operations:
. "Some weeks ago a couple of men
traveled through this country represent
ing themselves to be agents ef a Cleve-
land insurance company. 1 nej caiieu
u iVandu.il- and bv their
plausible story convinced him that he
1 1 . . - . 1 : -.r Trl.V
OUgnl to insure uxo piupr. lj.
asked only a small sum of money down,
and for another small balance, they
would take a note payable at some fu
ture time. The agents also agreed to
measure the property up to its mill
value. Mr. Crandall thought he had a
good thing, getting a great deal of se
little cost, so he signed
the note, and oaid between three anc.
. . , 1 . 1 1 1 &
four dollars at ine nrei lusumuicui.
After these preliminaries were arrang
ed the bogus ins arm oe agents drove
up a lightning-rod wagon ana proceed
ed to pnt up rods on every corner of
CraudalTs house. Crandall demurred
to this; he didn't want to go to that
expense. The agent tola rum ma mey
charged nothing for the rods ; the com
pany paid the cost to secure the prop
arty they insured. Here is where the
r . . rri. l,a. atr 1r
point comes xa. . j TVT"
.1 .. 1 1 nmairAil nntioA from the First
National Bank that they held his note
for f iJS lor coiiecuon. i peiD
t,.. v,A iiiKmi aiTAntja tTrrt him' to sign
una. wis 75 o " 1 ,
a blank note, which they filled up for
the above amount lhis tney soia o
rtioat who nreneeded to enforce
SHeWSV rr ,
collection as soon as possible after, the
note became aue.
More Ocean Steamers.
From the New York World.
Six immense steamers are being con
structed at Belfast, which will consti
tute a new line between this port and
Liverpool. The pioneer of the lot, the
Oceanic, is nearly finished. She is 440
feet in length, and built mainly of iron,
with engines of 3,000 horse-power, and
capacity of 6,000 tons burden. Her
length is divided by six iron bulk
heads, reaching from the keel to the
main deck, and making seven compart
tnonfa whiiOi am fire proof and air
tight She has four masts, they being
tubes of hollow iron, ana naving
strength to withstand the strain of
large area of canvas. . Her spars are
most accurately" balanced, and her
model calculated to afford speed, so
that ..an wi.ru ah a denrived of the use
of two engines, she would be able to
move as rapidly as a clipper-built ship.
Toisvar hav nttinmi show in an v imorove
ments. The main saloon is separated
from the state-rooms,; is large, ou
.nrl ventilated. A private sa
loon or parlor is set apart for ladies.
Everv state room nas a ioiintwu m
side light and furnished with fresh wa
fiii ThA rooms of married people are
set apart from , the rest, as also are
those of single women. No passengers
. nlnMd Va1ow the water line, that
space being given to the engines and
cargo. . The vessel .is 01 me uuuuov
solidity throughout The stern-post
ainna w.icrha not less than eighteen
tons. The engines are the most pow
erful ever used in a merchant ship.-
The Oceanic is built to carry 200 cabin
and 1,000 steerage passengers, a num
ber that in so large a vessel will find
ample room. . - -
tSB" What is Dyspepsia? Thb Ques
tion Setthd. Two young medical students
were disputing the other day at the house of
mutual friend, as to the nature of dyxpepsin.
l .K. nnm.n nanaa WM a dlSe&Sed
liver, the other insisted that the disease origi-
u i tti. nirr.trinm. "I ean tell von
what dyspepsia is, for I e been there, ob-
served the host, Unghingly. " WeU," said one
of the young medioos, ' let's have tout opin-
: n tt iWii.Mia " said ViM fc 1M . oomnlaint
1UU. . - . '
that you can't relieve, and that PuurrAiios
Bittejis curet in fix teeei f The person who
made this remark resides at 198 Greenwich
avenue, and his nam ia Hartin W. Myers.
. Rn 'sfrMd Vaktkii from pure Irish
Hoes, for BUoe Msnga, Puddings, Custards,
. . m 1. . kulihlmt
Ueams, c, are. aim
and most dahcioua food in the worlds
: r. "
Teey have smart children at Martha's
rinannl A little six-vear old girL
j.nW oflTVrAthooistrnirnater. com
mitted a lauit, ana aemea iu
nnlk lsaminff nhe was guntv. as&ed
her why she told the untruth, when
replied, ; witn great aag jroia; ..
should not, u A ueuevea as you sua
father do, but I am a Universalist"
' The will of the late Major Sherley,
Xf.,.tinA connt.v .' which was TlTO-
lli iTiiiuv . j y i
bated the other day, apportions $40.-
(XX) worth oi property among nia aue
anA childi-An and nrovidea that
heir that goes to lw over the will shall
get nothing. -
nrr nvnT M AimirRSOlt. convicted
Muscogee county, Ga.. for murdering
A Man Murdered for Money, and his
Body Burned. Kalamazoo (March 3) Cor. Detroit Tribune.
We learn that a most atrocious mur-
1 der was committed at Richmond, Alle
aliases, i gan county, about ten miles this side of
! the mouth of the Kalamazoo River, a
ajiui v- nv-aw ymvwv nuu v
gan Railroad, last Tuesday night As
gHU XMUUVOU, lOBIf X UOOUJ UiUfc W
near as I can learn, the circumstances
are as follows : A man named O'Brien,
. lalwiM nn fK. ahum namul railroad
.nil .nn nl an lronf. & Vionrd in tr hoTJHA at
Sherman's MilL for the gang of men
who work on that section of the road,
started last week to go to Holland to
get his pay, some $200 in money. He
had sncceeaea in nis mission aim re
fnmad u f.r an Richmond. Tuesday
evening, where he intended to remain
over night and go on the next aay to
Sherman's MilL which is in Clyde
township, some eight miles north of
the junction of the KaLiS.H B.R. with
Uie above namea roaa.
tiri!.. 4l.ia I A .tr,V,TlAl4 mt .
T 1111 UJ1B UUIJIVITC, .Vfffnv. w
tavern in Richmond, but after he had
been there some time, two men came 10
Ute WTcru fcv nee mm. b " w
and finally went out with them and was
seen no more. At 4 o ciock in ne morn
ing, an old shanty not far distant from
th. fa.am wan discovered to have been
fired-and was nearly burned up. On
1 . l', iC... 1ia Mimaina i-if . nnmnn
KainiT wonfruind in thA arnolderisff ruins.
the body terribly charred, both legs and
arms burnea away, ana nouiuig 11-11, 01
his form or features for identification.
TTnil nn A armnit a niAAA of A flhirt WaS
found that had escaped the fire. A
. .. . i
Unite ana a portion 01 a wooien com
forter were also found. Subsequently
these were identified by the wife of
O'Brien. The knife, especially, was
known to be his by his wife and son,
who recognized a peculiar break in the
point of it which they had both fre
A Deputy Sheriff brought the re
mains of poor y'Brien to Sherman's
miU, Thursday. It is supposed that
two men named Hogle and Hayward
were the perpretrators of the act, and
they have both been arrested on suspi
cion. O'Brien was an honest hard
working man of good habits. He
leaves a wife and three children, utter
ly destitute of means, and application
has been made to the township of
Clvde for aid for them.
Ii is supposed that O'Brien was mur
dered and then conveyed to the shanty,
and that was fired to conoeal the evi
dences of guilt As yet, however, no
trace of blood has been discovered, and
Via hnilv la BO hadlv mntilated bv fire
as to conoeal all blows, if there were
any inflicted. -
A Sharp Rogue.
German rogues are not the dullest of
U Ayuknt.lv a vonth. ftAAminirlv
!U(jUCO. a. J 1 n .
a baker's apprentice, presented at the
. 1 1 1 n 7.Annn a olin
counter 01 a ubua m
which was, to all appearances, the tick
et which had drawn the first prize $67,
500 in the Brunswick lottery. The offi
mra nf thA hunk had a consultation.
and sent the ticket to the principal
tnonarrAI1 nf thA WtArv the presenter.
all this time, keeping np an appearance
of the coolest unconcern, even inviting
one of the bank clerks out to lunch
with him while waiting for the return
1ia n.Maiin rrnr ThA ticket WAS
a uio ,ax,ia.,v. .. . - -.
certified by the manager, and the mon
ey was paid the suppositious baker's
boy. He departed forthwith, bearing
his treasure; forty-eight hours later it
-o a .ocArt.ainAd that the ticket WaS a
counterfeit ; an exact fac-timile of a
genuine one which had been cashed on-
? . fn. nnnra ViAfnrA at T)armstant
How the imp oster obtained cognizance
01 mis uc&efe cauuuii re uo auw.u
he is among the missing.
Here is a rich man's son, who has
been educated at great expense and
pains, who has graduated from college,
and has come out a gentleman. He
ho. .tndiAd not with a view of fitting
himself for any vocation in life, but
a . A.1
witn the view 01 being a gentleman.
Soon, his father breaks down; and he,
when he is about twenty-nve years 01a,
finds himself a poor man's son, and de
pendent on his own exertions. Aud he
says to himself, "What shall I do for
a living?" He asks his feet, and his
0 . .. -a 1 1 1 tl TT
feet say, 1 do noi mow. n u
his hands, and they say "I do not
know." He asks his head, and it says,
"I never learned anything about now
1. - lvino-" ThArA ia but one
iv ge. m "'C.
man who can befriend this poor wretch
..... 11 a. J
and that is tne sexton. jomu. wit
thing be more useless than such s per
aon 1 rnld there be anything more
pitable than such histories t And yet
they are occurring every aay.
Bills have been introduced
a..t. , atliah th tai on incomes:
to organize the territory of Okolahama,
and consolidate me simian
one government ; to enable honorably
discharged soldiers and sailors, - their
widows and orphans to secure home
steads on public lands of the United
01.1 1 . liA Vi.'ll .lii'nl, nnjUAd
the House last session and failed in the
Senate. A number of raiiroaa ana
steamship subsidy bills have also been
introduced. Most of them are those
defeated at the last session.
-- Bev. J. P. Newman has been elected
Chaplain of the Senate.
The House has spent some time
the discussion of the bills for the re
peal of the duty on salt and coaL
The entire session of the Senate on
the 10th was taken np in discussing
the report of the Bepublican Commit
tee making up me standing committees.
Ul-J moim i up Mf o
ThA chief f A&tnre of the report was the
reorganization of the Committee
Foreign Relations, leaving out Sumner
.nd Hnhatiintimir in his place as Chair-
man Senator lameron. wuson anu
Schurz vigorously opposed this pro
ceeding, but after a long and acrimo
nious debate the report was adopted
a vote of 33 ayes, to 9 nays, 23 being
absent or not voting.
The House has passed a joint reso
lution construing the internal revenue
..iT.i.ii tarin c.-i an tortrovide
KIVKiuj ii, .uim x-- .
1 for the admission of animals specially
' . i , . .1 .iimni aa f
(lmponeaior orecuiii jiutji, "-
i of duty from the Dominion of Canada.
- 1 At? Neolected Uocohs asd
I mmmr Ainuuuv "
i rew are aware oi im ii-" y
i .. . . . l .
toga Cough " "0"!
m I JLAr a . maasbw waumi - u
iieTd to a mild remedy, if neglected, soor.
nnon the Lanes. " Brown's Bronchiii
prers upon the Lungs. " Brown's Bronchial
trochea," or Cocob Ixazsam, afford instant
relief. '. and nonnlari
rntJZsTffJ "Au are good fi
,77: . t, ...intlia Irw " lirown's
notnarw. xo mils w - -
Bronchial Troches." Sold everywhere.
Tr Hanrr'a Root and Plant rui aroaao
hvdorr. into healthy action:
.1 nit ntwfmntinna which CNN
I .... .
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FARM, GARDEN AND HOUSEHOLD.
Early Rose Potatoes Stand at the Head
of the List.
The following, from the last Country
Gentlemon, is in accordance with the
universal testimony of ' all potato
growers who have tested the different
varieties now cumvatea :
The 21st of May last after planting
corn, I had about an acre of ground
that was reserved lor the caooage pioi,
a niece on which potatoes were grown
the year previous ; and, having a few
small potatoes 01 tne x.ariy xvone u me
cellar after the spring sales and plant-
tli.t T nonsidAred too
small for any purpose except to feed
the pigs, eonciuaea te try a- byjn
ment with them. I therefore drew a
few light furrows about three inches
deep across the patch, dropped the po
tatoes one m a place, two sua a uui
feet apart, in the furrow?, then covered
th Am with thA nlow they were twice
cultivated and howed with but little ex
pense, as the ground was warm when
planted, and June was the month of
severe drought with us in tnis section.
July gave us more rain, while in Au
gust we were abundantly supplied
with copious showers, ana me res 01
the season the rains were timely and
sufficient for the wants of growing
crops. The first of October the piece
of about one quarter of an acre was
dug ; the yield, at the rate of over 300
bushels per acre, was the largest grown
t . . 1 . 1
on the larm tne past year; uie pota
toes were free from rot, and are now at
this writing sound and firm, as the
Early Rose has always been a good po-
. . . 1 1 a it .1
tato to Keep in my ceiiar. Alter tuxee
vatra' ATnAnmAntintr with the rarlv
Rose as to yield and quality, for the
table, both as an early potato, also as
a late keeper and freedom from rot I
have no hesitancy in placing it at the
. . ..I 1 - . . . . 1 .
neaa 01 me 11st 01 potawea. ui.u
sorts may excel it in some one particu- j
lar, but! have found none yet that I
UfWl 01 UIO AAO. VI awnoweo. .111.. i
would give np the Early
ll V. T nlntay1 IT, it..
Rose for, ai-
a number of
nmv a. ir4a last .nrrno that were repre
sented to be better than they were, in
1 -, .11.
every inst ance tney nave iaiiea to come
up to Early Rose- with me, either in
nnalitv for the table, or in yield or
freedom from rot Josa. Taitlob.
Boxk, January 24th. .
Maple Sugar Making.
Vm ia thA timA to make marjle svrno
and sugar, and, therefore, a few words
on the subject -will not be amiss.
Wooden taps and buckets are prefera
ble to tin ones in the drawing of sap,
for the reason that the latter will rust
and daiken the sap. The more clean
liness ana care mat is exercisea ui
sugar-making, ' as in everything else,
the more profitable and better will be
.1 OA J AT :.i. 1.. win
tne sugar, otnuii uie oy auiaj a
copper pan. and when it is well boiled
but still thin, strain through a clean
cloth again into clean butter firkins
which have been scalded, and let it
stand a day. - Of course, should there
be any more sap on hand, the pan
could be used after the first was out to
ThA BAnond dav. after the
pan is carefully washed out, pour the
syrnp boiled first into it, ana oou it
down almost to grained sugar, inces
santly stirring and slumming it daring
the whole period of boiling. Then
pour into the firkins and set aside until
the warm days of May. Then place
into a barrel or firkin with tnree
or four augur holes, and set . it
nnon a tub to drain. Each morn
ing, for three weeks, lay clean
linan "lrttnAa Ml thA ton of thft SUgST.
pressing tightly down, so mat not a par
tinlA will hA left nnoovered. . About a
gallon of syrup will, at the end of that
time, have drained from fifty pounds
.namr and the ancar itself will be of
a high quality and of a crystaline
whiteness. To make the syrup into
naVaa thA ann ia hoiled to a greater eon
sietAncv than for grained sugar, and
must be stirred constantly lSew milk
1. naad hv aome manuiactuiers to
. ... 1 i
whiten the 'sugar. Their plan is, after
the syrup is put on to boil a second
time, just wnen it nas reacnea tne own
ing point to turn in a large coffee cup
nt now milt- A thick scum will soon
rise to the top, and this is strained off
at once, for if left to boil it wm a amen
than whiten the sugar. Many
farmers may have different appliances
than those mentioned for the making
of their sugar and syrup, which may be
more convenient and handy to them,
nd to thAHA it may be said that the
great desideratum in sugar making is
cleanliness. The sap snouia oe strain-
a . ml t Via anrmn tihonld he strained.
VX MUU VUV T " I-
and no sediment allowed to enter into
the process of manufacture.
How to Manage Spring Pigs.
Tn annwer to this auestion. put by
onA of ita contributors, the American
A rricnltunst has the following: it ae
Tumila in thA hrapfl. tlie food at com
anr1 4-V A tVTI VAT1 1 ATtVfl ' for feeding.
the probable price for pork next, fafi,
.ml thA nrioA a vear hence. We should
premise, however, that in any case the
pigs should have all t aey will eat of
some kind of food. The only differ
ence to be maae Deiweeu gruwmB
pigs and fattening pigs is in tho char
acter of the food. A fattening pig re
quires rich, concentrated food ; a grow
ing pig a more bulky and less nutritious
food ; but in either ease, the pig, to do
welL must have all it will eat If you
have a small boned, well bred pig,
such as a grade Essex or Berkshire
or Suffolk, we think it would be far
more profitable as a rule to fatten
spring pigs than to winter them over.
Let them have the run of a clover pas
ture, all the milk and slop from the
house, and all the corn and other grain
in water twenty-four hours before feed-
inir. If well breo. SUCU sreaimeu.
1 8nouia give you pigs that will dress 300
, poa by the first of December. On
i Iu ntv... hand if von have a coarse.
POUndS by me nrsi OI iAram.
the other hand, if you have a coarse,
Kbonei? breed of .igs, the better
. . a. u Awn Tn
this case, give them the run of a good
. l WOllAfV
clover pasture, plenty oi wuwr,
waste from the house yon have to spare,
and a little grain to keep them growing
as rapidly as possible. I -
The season of the year has now
wlian hrAAdera ought tO have
: their stock mated and placed in their
v..iinn Hani and whenever a nen
UlVJVUUig l-f T " . . .
shows signs o incubation, no time
' Dill f " .'-p. .
.hAM C 1 1Y1 1 III lHUUUSUUXI. AW
W The early hatched chicken has
i -i . . ai,uia rr l-WOW
, many aa vantages oer
birth : it should be borne in mind that
birth ; it should be borne in mina mai
j jt jg in chickenhood the frame
' made that wiU hereatter place win me
rank of the large, birds of its breed.
And although feeding has much to
; ; v. nnnlnitinn of aiM and maturity.
xi .iiu j.ivi t
. 0tHr things being equal, the early
"1""i , ,
! excel in this respect, to produoe eaxbr
1 -hictAtia. althonch at the COM OI eon.
! .1 l.l n-n nnra UTlll attention thall
uuciaura usuav av-v
Kbxmbbzo river is dear of ice.
A fksshbt prevails in James Biver.
A 1 -an nt conntArf Altera, consisting
of eight persons, has been arrested in
A viwvii man namful RnL CHeland
committed suicide at Chicago on the
loin, oy taxing lauuHiiuiii. .
Kirs. Cmi X Fov. late rector of St
Paul's Church at Brooklyn, has accept
ed a call from St James's Church of
Tinr aloinwr T.l'trhtwood. with a CST-
fo of 650 bales of eotton, was destroyed
v fire on Bayou Bartholomew, La., on
the 13th. V
nv Pt.iwiv of ArlanRAn. h iu re
entered the arena as a candidate for the
United States Senate, and it is thought
..... 1 .
will ne eiecteu.
ArmnmrpAi. elections were held
throughout Maine yesterday. Augusta
and Bangor eiectea BepuDucan mayor
and Biddeford a. Democrat
To. RonaU haa confirmed Herman
Raster collector of internal revenue for
thA fimt district of Tllinoia. and E. D.
Zoulin, Indian agent for New Mexico.
Dtrino the gale of the 12th, a num
ber of houses in the upper portion of
the city of New Yerk and on Long isl
and were blown down. Several vessels
were wrecked in Long Island Sound.
rrw. MShTintArfAitAr named flharlefl
Fredericks and Michael HartzelL un
der arrest at Pittsburg, for counter
feiting, are charged with having mur
dered a boy named Toke, in Schylkill
Q.w.-rsii, Tt?wt haa written a letter
emphatically objecting to the erection
01 tne 1 weea Btatne. no oure mo
movement originated in a joke, and is
Dml uiiustice and injury, and
(Im I u wil atACnA.
nopeg be stopped at once,
,1 , , . ,
Txrm atA.mahin t!nmWL from GlaS-
gow, lost overboard, in the gale of the
. . . ' . , T-l , 1 i3 4 AG
4tn instant, tapt. iuciouaiu, mi uw
cer Davis, and third officer Waller.
Owing to the fearful sea, no boat could
be launched to attempt to save them. ,
Cofpkb and other token coins will be
reaeemea at tuo u. o- iimifcm x aixvioa- ;
phia, in sums of not less than twenty
JaI1m 'l...iV. .1. fit. umA will he t
redeemed at the U. S. mint in fhiladel
drawn upon the Assistant Treasurers
in New York, Philadelphia, Boston,
' 1. TlL:i 1 .tV.: DWnn I
or iaan x rancintio.
MacMahon has left Wiesbaden on his
return to France. . .
for the retnrn of the
French prisoners in Germany has been
signea at r emere.
Vitrasxixes has been evacuated by
the Germans, and French garrison
has been installed in the city.
T. V... Iiiian aAcArtained thAt twenty
German soldiers were killed and sixty
J 11.. .'..... .tpl.tii.tlT
injureu uj wie kviuoui x -
Expebor Whvliajc has set out on his
return to Berlin, accompanied by a
large and brilliant suite of pnnoes, om
oers and representatives of the German
Government ' . "
a tyv. tAiA(vm.m' AnnnnncAA the
- a. - o
nu.Vi .t ViAnna. of Pnimeu Lieaoold-
ina. Duchess of Saxe, second daughter
of lxm reoro, secona rjnperor ui jon-
-. ... . . A. J J . . ...
zu, at me age oi tweutj-iour.-
To. vtimi S. exploded several
years ago with tern Die enect, ana
burned to the water's edge. Captain
S. was blown into uie air, augnung
near a floating bale of cotton upon
which he floated uninjured, but much
blackened and muddied. - Arriving at
last at a village several miles beiow, to
thA dinAHterhad preced
ed him, he was accosted by the editor
of the village paper, witn wnom u was
well aoquainteo, eager ior au jwjui ; ,
" I say, is tne a. Diown up i
"Yes." " ' -1
"Was Captain S. killed t " ;.,
"I am the captain."
"Tha thunder yon are! How high
were yon blown! .
1C Cf;V. .nimnh tr, ttll'nV of PVPIV
mean thing I ever did in my life be-
. - M
fore 1 came aown again.
The other startea on a run ior mn
office The paper was about going to
press, and not wishing to omit the
item of intelligence for the next issue,
two weeks off. he wrote as follows :
The steamer a. nas Dnrst ner uuu
ers, as we learn from Captain S.,; who
RATH he was no long enough to think of
every mean thing he ever did in his
life before ne lit. we suppose no wo
up about three months." '
Indigestion, depression of spirits, and
general debility in their various forms ;
also, as a preventive against fever and
ague, i.nd other intermittent fevers, the
" Ferro-Phosphorated Elixir of Cali
saya,': made by Caswell, Hazard k Co.,
New York, and sold by all druggists, is
the best tonic, and as a tonio for pa
tients recovering from fever er other
sickness, it has no equaL -
The late Lord Bentinck's fox hunt
ing stud was sold at auction at Tatter
sail's, London, lately, and some fifty
horses brought more than 10,000.
During the ten years that he led the
Burton hunt, Lord Bentinck spent upon
it more than 60,000.
Jjy"IlKALTIIHAS A BEAUTY OT ITS OWN.
No eruptions, sores or disoolorations diofigj
ore or annoy the man or woman whose stom
ach, liver and bowels do their duty thoroughly.
To eompel them to their work, to render it im
possible for them to do it in a slovenly, im
perfect war. it is only necessary to take a few
, Ooees OI VT. "UAaaa , i..v.-
This potent vegetable specific renoTi' "J.
weakened organ and control. .tJ disordered
1 runction. .
t&" These rs so Domrrbut what Cos's
DrsnrsiA Cca excels aB remedies ever dis
covered for tha cure of Dyspepsia. Indiges
tion, Pain after Eating, Cramps, Cohc, and
j;. m aither Stomach or Bowels. The
people all speak in the most nattermg terms of
Afbtvatb letter from Paris brings
to our notice a curious case of what
..n.j .v.. iwmv nf hiatorv. . The Great
I Exhibition of 1851 was supposed to be
l I'.llllllisiun ww- A A
tne inangnraticm of a period of perpet-
"Awa. sent to it by order of the
ti these samples 1
I .. 11 . . V 1
After the Exhibi-
tion samples were stored ior me
benent of the curious in the galleries
oftne Onservatoire des Arts et Metiers.
The fetors of the museum and their
and the sick and wounded (for
1 i. K.l V...1 Vuum nrpnaj-ed in the
auuw t-. " r x r
, biiJjng), have lived through the latter
portion of the siege upon good white
read made out of the samples above
mentioned. - -.
GovxBimirr officers recently made
raid on illicit distilleries in me mim
. nnir .11. tnT Mtrui T. a I how.
mill, was found to contain a hundred
suniish in a torpia state.
A boasted onion . bound upon the
pulse on the . wrist-, will stop the motst )
inveterate toothache - in a few minutes -
TnKRK are now oidy 15,000 yolnmesv''
in the Louisiana state library. There -;
were onoe about w,aai.
To, Aoal min' of Great Britain irt. .TlfUSI
duoed 107,0130,000 tons, worth 27,000.-
000 and the furnaees made 5,000,000
tons of pig iron. ' " "
. A r AKXXK - at.' West Union, the other VJ.JXrJ,
day. let his team stand under a tree
while he chopped it down The team
and tree are both there, HilL - . : - ' " ZZ3
Tee Mutual Life of Chicago does a . .f v
an fn an1 1 i 'ilil limunass rpcAiiTAa ita "
premiums in cash and promptly pays .
its losses in cash.
A zbphtb that passed over East Sagi-
saw, Michigan, says a local sheet, too
down a good share of the signs sod -r
chimneys, and tore up the slate roof of ..
the Methodist Church.
The annual income of the-' Peabody
Educational Funds is about $120,000.-'
$10,000 are deducted for contingent ex- .
penses, and the remainder, appropriat- .
ed to educational purposes, t ' - .
Ose Andrew Kennison, of NorrJge- '
wock, lately coughed up a' head of
herds grass, which had been on his -' '
Inner mora than tli iT-tv-KiT Tears. - The
head had become as hardas stone, but
still retainea lissnapc.
Sr. tViinaanil achoolhooka and one '
hundred dozen copybooka have been
forwardea to r lonaa oy me srusteeB oi
the Peabody fund, to be distributed. .
among the public schools. . rf r . . . -t
Babos Gebatt's danghter is soon to .
be married to a distinguished Greek, in
Washington, and the quiet atmosphere
of Philadelphia will ere long be agitata
ed by the Jaeger-Baker wedding. ,
Oh the 27th of December last a
farmer of West Lebanon, JJVH., put a
load of hay in his barn, and in so doing .
covered up a hen. ' On the 16th of
February biddy was dug out, lean,' but
tolerably well and lively. -
A crbtats kind of green kid gloves ;
are dyed with a solution in which arse- -nic
ia used, and their use has been
known to cause an eruption to appear
on the hands. Very dark greens ares .
exempt from this poisonous quality. , . . , i
- A Itbw soctett has been started in -Elkader,
to break np "treating." The . . .
members may drink anything they pay r.
I Or, OUt pieugte uieimxui ea xivv iiu wtao ...
anv one eise to iuin, uot "-j"
invitation from any one else.. '
Drsrso the past fortnight ineendia- v,
ries have been busy on Long Island,
burning barns, outhousec and facto-- ,
ries, and destroying several hundred .
thousand dollars worth of property. t j .
8ix young men hung a man named - ' '
Schofield, near Cuba, Tennessee, last
jmy. iun vi me ini.j mo,
quently, on trial for murder, - and a .--
fAuV. namftl TTinAni has turned" -i
state's evidence. Thomas McFaduen
and George Geary are the namea of the
two missing ones oi me party, who are
now wanted by the officers of justice. -
.- A moose, which is supposed to have ' ' '
straved from the Canada woods, and ""
which has been seen several times this
winter in different places in the eastern
part of Connecticut, was killed on Sun- ' ' .
day in Lebanon. It weighed three
hundred and seventy-five pounds. -
The steamers of the Guion line are, . b
named after the States and Territories, , ,
vix: Wisconsin, -Minnesota, Nevada, ....
Colorado; Dacota, Idaho, Wyoming, .
Montana, Manhattan, r- . ' i '--
The shoe trade of Lynn, Mass., has '
made no perceptible advance ' in the
past few years, owing to the establish-
ment of large factories in the west J '
Br means of . clay molds, .dried. . .
baked and made air-empty, the most
delicate and intricate designs, in high . .
or low rehef, round ox flat, can be cast m .
from iron or brass, thus . obviating ,
chasing. t- .' "' t.-
. TKrm T.n ' A ITA ftflTS that the nail man-1
ufacturers of Eastern Pennsylvania and
New Jersey have formed an association -
for mutual protection, ana wiu nernu
ter fix their prices at the beginning' of
e - - ,-. -i a.
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Hood-Winking the Uhlans.
An amusing incident occured in - "
ii 1. n n... RnrianrA when" ' '
small loriu-iivixOT . . .
the Uhlans made their first appearance J
in the neighborhood. A fine fat pig ' '
a nt thA farmer's stock, and
ite safety created considerable anxiety .
to both the farmer and his wife. On .-
the suggestion of the latter the pig was -- -;..tJl,
alancrhtered and drrxsed.-
This operation- was scarcely concluded
AUIS operunvu tT f , . . .
when the Uhlans' near approach - ;
announced. . Without loss of time -
madame placed a -table in the center of
HlttUHlIlo jJiatt-vj. vmx
honse-Tjlace. on which -
she directed her husband to place the' V-
carcass of tne pig, ., ,
mediately threw a clean sheet Candles
were instantly lighted and placed around
the table, and a ehapclle ardente was
improvised. "If the Uhlans ceme, ;;
v AaA " and so wrufH .
yOU Will Bttjf X nut i - . . .
Bering she withdrew. The tread of '
horses came up to the door ; the farm--
er and the other members f his family ; f
immediately knelt around the dead--'
ij TVn.TTVil.na Aneninff the door, -'
entered the house. The leader halted - - -
and exclaimed, " Mono i ;
oui," said the mourmng husband; it
is my wife who is dead." Tne-lUm"
ii. im - wifA came from her nid- '
ind-place, and the pig was not eaten
by the Prussians. ' ' , . .
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