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TDK DAILY CAI&O BULLETIN:
THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 4,1882.
The f.-wtious poNtapo-tttamp dork who
CoM man that a-sked for two twos that
this wu not an wttthctio postrofliCoU
tow looking for a now situation.
THE HAUNTED INN.
Many year ngo, long boforo tlio day
of railroad, thero stood, in tho then
wild mountain regions of Western IVnu
evlvania a large, rambling, tumble
ifown building, wliie.li wits lined, at tho
timo of which I upeiik, as an inn. It
had becu built many year boforo by a
visionary immigrant from tho old world,
in imitation of bid aneestrul bomu.
Why such an out-of-tho-wny npnt had
Doen w'locuui tor a liomo no one ever
)reU'ndud to giics. lint certain it was
that tho owner had expended nil of his
available means in it erection, and had
toiled and starved, and finally died of a
broken heart, his utter want of practical
training totally unfitting him for wrest;
ing a living from the barren hillsides
sFich he had selected for a homo. His
w if e soon followed him to tho grave,
ami his children scattered, no ono knew
where. And thus it was that tho onco
pretentious mansion went to decay for
want of a tenant, and would have rot
ted to tho ground had not tho spirit of
improvement and enterprise finally in
vaded the region in search of tho hid
den treasures of tho eart h.
When I visited the spot a small vil
lage had sprung up around tho old
house, and that had been taken posses
sion of, and the few rooms not utterly
ruined by decay liftl been converted in
to a so-called tavern.
Tho landlord might have starved, how
ever, if lie had deiieniled on native cus
tom, for tiie old house, during thoso
years of solitude, had gained an unsa
vory reputation, ami in the absence of
other tenants many-tongiied rumor hud
peopled it with ghosts.
Its reputation had reached me before
I visited tho place!, but as I hd always
felt an inexpressible longing to sleep in
a haunted room and make the personal
acquaintance of sorno of the dissatisfied
denizens of tlio other shore, I was not
6orry to learn that tho haunlecTinn was
the only place in the town where 1 could
find a resting-place.
I was somewhat taken aback, howov
er, when the landlord informed me, in
tones of broken English and poor whis
ky, that every bed and every room in the
house was full. I could not but admit
tho eternal fitness of things, inasmuch as
ho was full, too; but I begged him to
Bet his few remaining wits to work to
neo if he could not Hint a peg tor mo to
hang up mv tired bones upon. After
grave consultation with tho landlady, it
was concluded that they could make mo
a shake-down, if I did not mind sharing
my room with another gentleman who
had already retired.
There was nothing for it but to accent
tho situation, and I did so in good faith.
By the time the shake-down was com
pleted I bad finished my supper and an
nounced my desire to retire immediate
ly. The landlord was by this time too
far gone to render any assistance, uud
as tlio landlady weighed not less than
three hundred pounds, 1 excused her
from attendance, and acted as my own
usher. Sho furnished mo with the re
mains of a tallow dip, and giving mo a
. few general directions concerning tho
location of the room, bade mo good
night 1 fortunately stumbled into tho right
plaeo, for a nasty glance revealed the
fihake-down: I had just time, however,
Ho bolt tho door when the light went out,
and it remained for tho moon, which
Bhono brightly into the window, to light
mo to bed, and to reveal tho location of
the other bed, on which tho stronger
I alii not naturally nervous, but I con
fess that I would much rather bavo
known who my room-nnite was and the
, thought of what he might be kept me
awako for some time. To add to my
nervousness the wind had risen, and it
whistled through tin cracks and around
tho gables of the old mansion with a
weird and mournful cadence which was
any thing but soothing to my tired and
already overwrought nerves.
As 1 lay there the sounds momentari
ly increased in hideousness. 1 thought
of all the stories I had heard of the curs
ed old rookery, and as 1 did so the
sounds became more and moro lfko tho
shrieks of the damned, or the wail of a
lost soul. I iinally became so nervous
that I resolved to arise and go below.
Iiut now, as I rose in my bed for this
purpose, I found myself subjected to a
new source of annoyance The mock
ing wind, which had appeared to me
more than once to syllable human sounds
came at length upon my ear, distinctly
charged with tones which could not be
mistaken. It was tho hard, suppressed
breathing of u man. I listened still, and
' it came anew, stronger and more fully
upon my ear. It was like the tiiiek res
pirations of an apoplectic. Whence it
proceeded I knew not; but that it was
near mo I was certain. A suspicion of
robbery, possible assassination, Hashed
upon me, but was instantly discarded as
foreign to the people among whom I was
Tho moonlight now fell upon tho cur
tained bed opposite to me, and I saw
tho tattered drapery move, as if the
frame upon which it was suspended
were agitated. 1 watched, 1 confess,
with moro peculiar feelings of interest.
I was not alarmed, but au unaceoujitablo
anxiety crept over mo. At length tho
curtain parted, and a naked human leg
was protruded through its folds; the
foot came with a dumb, dead-like sound
to tho lloor, resting there, it seemed, to
mo, at least half a minute before the
body to which it belonged wiw disclosed
to my view. Slow ly, then, a pallid and
unearthly-looking figure emerged from
tho couch, and stoouwitb its stark linea
ment clearly drawn against the dingy
curtains behind it. It appeared to bo
balancing itself for a moment, and then
began to move- along from the bed. Hut
there was something horribly unnatural
in Its motions. Its feet came to the lloor
with a dull, heavy sound, as if there w iw
no vitality in them. Its arms bung -parently
paralyzed by its side, and tho
only nerve set rigidly in tho frame- ap
peared about its brow. Tho eyes wero
diluted and fixed with tlio expression of
' ghastly horror, and the petrified lips
moved uol, as the hideous moaning,
which caino from the bottom of the
chest, escaped them.
It began to move across the floor in
the direction of mv bed, its knees at ev-
'. cry tcp being drawn up with a sudden
Jerk to tho body, and its feet coming to
the erountl ts if they wero moved by
aot&o mechanical impulse, and wero
wholly wanting in tho elasticity of liv
It approached my bed, and mingled
horror and curiosity kept mo still. It
came nnd stood U'sido it, and, childlike,
I clung to my couch, moving only to tho
farther side. Slowly, and with tho same
unnatural footfalls, it pursued mo thith
er, and again 1 changed my position. It
placed itself then at the foot of my bod,
nnd, moved by its piteous groans, I tried
to look calmly at it. I endeavored
to rally my thoughts to reason with
myself, and even to speculate upon the
nature of the object before me. Ono
idea that went through mv brain was too
extravagantnotto remember. I thought,
among other things, that tho phantom
was a corpse, animated for tlio moment
by some galvanic process, in order to
terrify me. Then as I recollected that
there was no ono in the village to carry
such a trick into ell'ect supposing even
the experiment possible 1 rejected tho
supposition. How, too, could thoso aw
ful moans be produced from an inani
mate being? And yet it seemed as if
every thing about it was dead, except
tho mere capability of moving its feet
and uttering those unoarthlylexpressions
of sull'ering. The spectre, however, if
so it may be called, gave mo but little
opportunity for reflection. Its ghastly
limbs wero raised anew with tho same
automaton movement, and, placing one
of its feet upon the bottom of my bud,
while, its glassy eyes wero fixed stead
fastly upon me, it began slowly stalking
towurds my pillow.
I confess that I was now in an agony
of terror. I sprang from the couch and
lied from tho apartment. Tho keen
sightedness of fear enabled mo to dis
cover an open closet upon the other side
of the hall. Springing into it, I closed
the door quickly after me. It had neith
er hick nor bolt, but tho closet was so
narrow that by placing my feet against
tho opposite wall I could braco back
against the door so as to hold it against
any human assailant who had only his
arms for a lever.
Tho perspiration of mortal inr start
ed upon my forehead as 1 heard tho su
pernatural tread of that strange visitant
approaching the spot. It seeiued an ago
before its measured steps brought it to
It struck it; the blow was sullen and
hollow, as if dealt by tho hand of a
corpse. It was like the dullsound of its
own feet upon the lloor.
It struck tho door again, and, to my
intense relief, the sound 'was moro fee
ble than before. Surely, I thought, tho
hand of no living man could produce
such u sound.
I know not whether it struck again,
for now its thick breathing became so
loud that even the nioanings, which
wero mingled with tho respiration, bo
At bust they subsided entirely, becom
ing at first gradually weaker, and then
audible only in harsh, sudden sobs,
whose duration I could not estimate,
from their mingling with tho blast which
swept the hillsides.
The hu t sound that I remember of
hearing was tho most terrible of all the
sound which onco heard can never bo
mistaken for any other tho death-rattle
in a human throat. It camo with a
horrible distinctness; it seemed in my
very ear. It appeared to mo that tlio
accumulated horrors of tho whole night
Ml VM Wt'll'.'llwl J!l IH J!I'VJ
that audible connection between life
What might have boon heard of that I
know not, for insensibility camo to my
When I came to, I knew that the
morning had come, and, scarcely know
ing whether or not it had been a hide
ous dream, 1 arose and opened tlio
What words can describe tho awful
horror of that moment? lieforo mo stood
the spectre, with the full light of day re
vealing its revolting features in all their
hideous deformity. The face was swol
len and livid, tho tongue protruded iron)
the mouth, and its eyes, bursting from
their sockets, glared at mo ami froze tho
blood in my veins.
AU this is impressed upon my mind
with a terrible distinctness, although
the view I had was instantaneous, for
tho next instant the apparition, whoso
arms were extended forward, fell upon
nie and clasped me in a horrible em
brace. I gave a wild shriek and fell, with tho
ghastly thing upon' mo.
Onee more insensibility camo to my
The rest of my story is soon told. Tho
household of the inn lieard my cry, rush
ed into the hall, and released mo.
It was the dead body of a guest of the
inn. He was ulllictod with some organ
ic affection of tho system, and was sub
ject to grievous fits of nightmare, dur
ing which ho still preserved sullicieiit
powers of volition to move to the bed of
liis servant, who, being used to his at
tacks, would take tho necessary means
to relieve him. The servant had that
night remained out lalo, and when ho
returned found his way in the dark to
the wrong room, and occupied tho bod
intended for me, whilst I had stumbled
into the room occupied by his master,
and got into the servant . bed. Tho
poor man had fallen u victim to his mal
ady and my cowardice.
Oare of China, Glass and Silverware.
Ladies, if you wish to preserve your
H t china, and mako your glass and sil
ver sparkle and shino, wash them your
selves, and uso a mop for tho purpose.
A sullerer from careless servants gives
"This mop should bo made of soft
crochet cotton, tied or crocheted in tassel-like
form around a handle, with a
turned knob at tho end for thispurposo.
Such mops may bo bought in tlio shops
for a quarter. Fastidious jH'oplo liavo
two pans of wior, and one clear for
rinsing. Tho china should bo wiped im
mediately from tho pan with a dry tow
el, and not left to drain, and at least
two tea towelshDuld bo in uso for a
single 'time. Tho glasses should bo
washed first, and held obliquely when
dipped in tho water, so as to let tho heat
of the water strike them gradually. Tho
silver should bo wiped hot, and then
rubbed over with a piece of chamois
fekiu; with this treatment it is always In
condition, and rarely needs a special
day for cleaning."
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