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OLD SKKIKS, VOL. .r'0. ;
NEW SERIES, VOL. 1.
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Vscr.rTvot ANDTREwvnEr.-Uob.rrt Wl.it.-!
Superior Court Clerk and Prolate
!," Simon, -lr.
,. ; of lh-fh -A). MeOuv.
s ,,.,-? ,ll)S.'l'll Cobb.
: ' I'ciiic'
,--tj;rcT-Uobt. II Auti:i.
s-,.--rvr.r ,lnhn E. T'.afcer.
..,,.-., ,,n.l I!. S. W illmnis.
iT.Z-r Poor House Win
M. Escutt. A. Mcdibe, cieiii.
IV T. NL I'i-I'M'.Tl"T!i
NOi'tni A N i SOl'TH VI V
; -ivc T:.rl.oro' (.hiily) at
A: ;:vo ut T:biro' (dully) at
4 w. i:. i:.
10 A. M.
n :io 1'. M.
tv uiiiVi. TON MUL
KALKLAM AND SPA HA.
T:ir''.r)' Ohiily'i m
Arrive at Tarooio' (..laily! Rt
TlioMilhltd Hie i'bicetol :Htelin;.
Com-ord R. A. Chapter No. 5 N M. Law-rc-R-
Hi-''" PriosN Mivonlc Hull, monthly
convocation ttrst Thurv.h.y hi evu.y taouthai
10 o'clock A. M.
,i i ,i,r No. SS. TftO-.iias moim,
M l.-.-r. NLi-on'u- Hill, liu-t t
, tirst FriJav
,- ?,,.:.)!; I. ."I. ami t'nir.l Smuruay
uVIovk A M. .;i i-v-'ry month.
Kwlton Encampment N-. V'- J- Vi m'l-'
Dr .1... H. Baker, Chict l'-.tn -.rcb. O-H It
low.' Hal!, im-cl every first and thin, .litir
w.iv rf each month.
E ljecoiiib.- Lo.lc No. f.O, J . O. O. F.,
J. II. HiM-r, N. O., oa I Ftllowo Hall, meets
eve; v Turr-ilay lnirht.
F.i"Wom!u Cmi'K :1 N - 1--, Fr','"' cf
Teinia-aiu'C tiu-et every Friday r.i-ht at Lie
O.l'l Feilo.vs' Hall.
A.ivunoe L.nlire No. I. O U T., ta.-t,
evei v Weducsilav Did" Odd Fel.ows ll:ul
F.-)isco-al Church Serviee every
it 1( l--o'-lofK A. M. aud 5 i. M.
Dr. J. b".
V. :l,oitist ClMril Service
:iiul iv at 11 u'elotk. I.eV.
C. C. Dt-tlsoc
''Vm''. C.urcA-S.-rvicc, every Sun-(!-av.
K v.T.J. Allisoii, Hated Sun'lv. W eek
lv 1'rav. r meetiiiL', Wedi.er.day wiuut.
' Mitsioiar, i.tist .'.iircA-bL-rviees n--2nd
Sundav"in .-v.-rv ram Hi, at 11 o clot it.
Kev. T U "Owen, l'a-tor. .
Primitive Baptv.t fiwwft-Scrvit-.-s .rt
Saturday and tuuday of each luontu f.i .i
Adam-' Hotel, corner M.'-in sm-l I'1'-'- sts
O. F. Adims Fi o;rietor.
Mr. I'eijder's, .fortnei ly C.re-ory I'"(;;-'..
Main Street, op;.o-ile Ft.'inirer'
Mrs. M. l'euder, rro;Tictre.
Bmk of NV.v
r.ex: door to Mr.
Cu umiiiir, '.trli'i
M. to o P. M.
Hanover, on M iiu
M. Wedd. 11. Ca: t. J.
r. Olii.-e hours Iruta -
Southern Esj-rt'ss ui'ie.-, u:i Mr.'.ii t'tr. ;,
c!oM-s every morning at o'( '.i i k.
N. M Laak!:nCe, Ajent.
Tarbnro', W- G.
0, F. ADArSsTproprietor.
'IMIS HOTEL IS NOW OPEN FOP. THE
.1 aeoin-id 'lion of th
! to make all w! :")
n .am- will be -pa
i I.U 1 1 . .r . I ruiutorta!)!.- ai;l ..-fc:iu.
1 ta'i':e will be blip, di.'d with the be.-tihe
market affords, and rerve l up b c'v;.eriencel
hand- . '1 h- propH-'or on'y ask a trial, f.T
tLe I'u'.lie to touvinecd.
J in. 1-TL tf.
rpilia OLD ESTAP.LIsHF.n BARFLY IS
JL now re.dy to supply th : p'-ojde ol fvr-
buro and vteb.oy wall all kinds ..1
h an J Plain
enibra-iti-r evrv ivni usually kept
CMa-s E-ta:i!i-innt-iit of the ki.id.
Th m'.iV.I f-.r l!ie lih-ril lutr-mai
jn-r the und-.-r-ineJ a.sl. a contai ijation,
w'ah th" pr..rai-' of satir-f iction.
tirrtfp taiaioi'. c.'i :!w;iv; laic
t:scir Caktu fi ilicl licre ut sliorl
t't not!. -.
1 r r ?
toe Parties & Balls
Tit firu'.ttv lir.-il. Call and e inline
net (1 tor to Uai.k Ol InC'.v Hanover.
ov l.-ly. JAColJ WKULK.
.EALKKs IN' FINE JhULLKV, HM-.
W . a dies S terltnir Sil ver
Va,e s'ovn l!nu-l Wa-e,
XCtJ Fine Watches II ..paired Faahful'y
icientillc-ally, and strrauted a
TAllDOliO, . C
Jan. 5, LS;-2.
GRAM), SQIAHE & UPKIGHT
II ivo roc-rived utiwardu of 1'iI'Ti FIRST
PltK. 1 1 U MS, and are amor.ir tin: best now
HI d :. Every instrumetit Ldiv warranted lor
live years. 1'iiees as low a-the exelu-ive
n : ol the very Lest inateria's and the nio.-i
tjoioii:ti woi kni in.-hio will iienuit. 'ihe
princi) al dinists and eouiiiOr,er.s, and the
pi iu'-urcfi.isin:r ptihiic ofthe Son'h esie
ei.iltv, unite in the unanimous verdict, of the
snp.-noui, of th; SlIEFK PIANO. The
in K Hi L1TY of our instruments is fullv
e .bli-'icd i.y over HXTY schools AMI
COLLEtihS in the South, usin over aao ol
Sole tvimlcale Agents for pevera of Ihe
ininei ial manul'iettoers of Cabinet, aud Par
lor Organs ; prices from to ?(i()0. A lib
eral dii-cuuut to Clerjryuieu and Sabbath
A l ir-re a-sorttnent of . cond-hand Piano5,
at priees rauin;j Iroui ?fT.i to .)00, ul'.vajfl on
S'-nd for I'lus'ratcd Catalogue, containing
tac in ne- of uver '',' ()() Sout lii-rners who h ive
bought aud are iisin.' the Slieil' Piano.
CHA3. M. STIEFF,
Wareroonis, .No. '. North Liberty M.,
i! lti.moi;k, m. I).
Factories. H4 c 8'j C'aindeil St., aud 45 ,v 47
Perry at. Juue 12,-tf.
Dr. J. Walker's Csilifornia Tin-
e:ir IJitters arc n purely Vegetable
piop;ratioti, niado cliictl y from the na
tive herbs IouikI on iho lower ranges ol
tl:o .Sierra Xevada inmmtaiiis of Caiilbr
nia. tl.c medicinal properties of which
are extracted therefrom without the use
cf Alcohol. Tho question is almost
daily asked. "What is the cause of tho
unparalleled success of Vixkgah Ilrr
:i:si'' Our answer is, that they remove
the cause of disease, anil the patient re
covers his health. They are the prcat
blood purifier ami a life-iviiiK principle,
a perfect Innovator and linigorator
of tho system. Never before ia the
history of" ll.c world lm a incdicino beoa
coiittioimded poss('si:i!X tlio retnarkublo
Cj'iaiaics of Vim:;ai: 1;iti-krs in healinsr tlio
b'ick of every iiiseau v.:m is heir to. They
are a pemlu I'ariUivc as well as ft Tunic,
n lievii'nr Cot; -rest ion or Iaflanunatinn ol
the l.h'r uui Visceral Organs in Lilioui
The properties cf Dit. Walker's
Tin koa Jlrn i:r.s arc A perieut. Diaphoretic,
C":i:::ii:iativc. Natritiorn. Laxative, IJinretic,
Sedative. Counter-1 rritaat Sudorilic, Alter,
t.vc, aud Anti-Hiliuui.
v . ....... i .i-.j-.i?jssnus proclaim Vin-
rnA!i HiTTKUs the most wonderful In
ir.'ra:it tl.at ever sustaiucd tli- siuking
. o Fersoti can take these Bitters
r.tvordinsj to ilirectious. and remaiulong
uu'.vl!!. provid.eil their bones aro not de
stroyed by mineral poison or other
means, and vital organs wasted bevoud
Keniittcnt und Inter-
TV.itti .'lit revel's, which are so prcva-
U-iit in tho valleys of oar prcat rivers
throughout the L nited Slates, especially
those of tin! .Mississippi. Ohio, Missouri,
Illinois Te.messee, Cumberland. Arkan-
. s. Kt'd, Cof-ra.lo, 15r.uos.IUo Grande,
IV.,: !. M ;bam:i. Mobile, Savannah. Ko
". '.:. .l.'.'u: s, and many others, with
a utaries. tl'.roughout our
: ..-oi-tstrv dating the Summer and
v.:.t::i in. a-jtl remai , ably so during sea-
u:; :-ui ii"..t and drvuess, aro
a: i.i'..h :( c-fi.-.n'.od bv cxifiisive de-
. .. : r.:!tac): and liver,
h t 1 .t', ' :--cera. In their
r . ...-. t-:ii-:tin a pow-
: .; ) ' !,i s; various or-
.-.-.it;;.: .. , . .ea;-y. There
:'h :::ie for tue :.r.rtM: equal to
. ... .. V.l.KK'.;'.s VlNSMAU 15il l'K'.lS,
: .:: sj...i-.l ; nove the dar!;-
: !. '!; . . s. : : v;:h which th
h., .-;s '. :.': at t:.e same time
.-;:a; :h ihe re: ci ;..;is i-f tilt liver.
w, rally m-tor'nip the healthy
;.:!.:;.::. i,f the iiitte or-ans,
i t rlii'v l!:e hotiv ;icraiust disease
bv paiii'M;:.. iluids h ilh Vlxi;;Alt
lliT i',".::.-;. No ( pide'inc ca.n take hold
!' a ; ;. ;-tt-m t has foi c-armcd.
Uvs!i'. i:i or Indigestion, Ucad-
a :l.c l-'a.a in tho Shoulders, (Jouphs,
'i'h!;!i:-":sef the Chest, Iix;;iness. Sour
ia actationa of the Stomach, Had Taste
i ilc ;.:i.:ta
llihoiis Attacks. J'alpita
Heart, laaaaaaiaition ol tlie
i ia the rt n of the K:l
; iv;;1 '.
Uidrcil o' acr
t-a... a:r t:
(!t:e bottle w
.f its merits
ih;s;a aias .: ; speps:;
:! prove a betterptuiritntee
than a lenpthv advertise-
!F Milttr's Y.S, Whito
S vve'.ii :i... 1'h i-i-, li i . jiei.i j. Swelled Neck.
o,h:e, So:; t'ta.ms I ;".!ia.:at:-..t ladoient
laSlaainiatiiai-. .Mereaihil Aikviions, Oh!
Sore-. laa;ai'ais ofthe .-skia, .-.ure Eves, i
In ti.esi;. in ah (' I.e.- c -ii.stu nliium!
ea--e-, Vi'aia.H'.'s Vim.om: ia ia i-aas have
shi.v. n th.--!!- irre.it t-.i! alive po?. e. ia thi
most uli-tir.nte aa-.i int. -net able c-a-.;
lor l ij..;;iii!ii:a) v s;u(i t iisoiuc
IIiieuinatiMn. Gout. Hiliou.-. -Hem
tent aiai Iiitenm.N-a i e ei s. i Jisoa-ses o!
tae P.ioo.l. blvi-r. hi-iaeys ivi.ri IS'aihler
l:.e e llltteis have no e'jMai. .Sue'.: ltisea-sC'
;-.re caused by iti.-.ted I'looJ.
3I('el::i;;ic;t! Uisetises. Persons en
raped in Paints aud .Minerals, each as
i':a..,l;cr-, Ta.'-.(Iters, (iold-lici.ters, ntui
Mine.-;, as :!,c-y :;dvaaee in life, lire subject
t.j iu'uiy-:s t the Howels. lo puaid
at-.. ..-t tf.i--.. t-h i! a fbisc .f Walker's Yi.n-
Ko.w! l!n"! i-:i:s oeea-ioaa!!y.
I '(:: ft!-; s.M Diseases, Eruptions, Tet
tcr. ,-'a!t Kiicniii, liiofches. Spots, Pimples.
Pa .tides. Hi.ii , Cai biincles, Jtinp-woriii
Seahl-heiid, Sme Eves. Ervsinelas. Itch,
Scurfs. Hi-colorations of the Skin, IJunior.s
a::d I)isea-es of the Skin of whatever name
or nature, are literally ilup ,ip aud carried
out o! the sv-tuai in a .vhoit time bv the use
of these Hitters,
IMii, Tape, anil other "Worms,
lurkinp ia tlie st stem of so maiH' thtnisaiuls,
tire clieetually destroyed and removed. No
system of medicine, no vermifuges, no an
tlie!mia;t;es will free the : vstem lioin worms
lilie these Hitter--
Tor Female Complaints, in young
or old, mariied or sinpie, tit the dawu of wn
manhood, or the turn of life, these Tonic
P.itters liispiny so decided an influence that
liinu ivenient is soon perceptible.
Cleanse tlie Vitiated Blood when
ever you iiuil its impurities bursting through
the t-l.ia in Pimples, Eruptions, or Sores:
ciean-e it when you find it obstructed and
fdtipjrish .'u the veins: cleanse it when it if
foul ; vou.- leelinps will tell you when. Keep
the blood pure, and the health of tho system
it. ii. McDonald & co..
Tlriipirists nml wen. A irts.. San l-'rancisco. California,
and cur. of Washiicrluii aad ,'lin rltou Sta.. . i.
.Soltl ly .-til liruslsl. nnl Dt-lers.
It. II. PIcDCt ALI & CO..
T)-T!?ins1' nad Gon. Ats.. Ran Frnncisco. Cnlifornla,
nud cor. of WiiHhinirtun and Chnrlton SU.. I. X.
hold by all Druggists ana Dealer.
NEW BOOKS !
NEW BOOKS ! !
Just received at the
Tarbaro Book Store
a supply of
Also quite mi assort tneLt of
t.t New York retail prices,
April I'd, ltV4.
THE rAYOWTC HOME flCMLDY.
Is eminently Famllr Medicine :. and bv be- I
inS kept ready tor immi.te rn n MTe
many an hoar of suffering and many
lar in time and doctors' bins. . .
After over Forty Years' trial it is still re
ceiving the most unqualified testimonials to
Its Tirtues from persons of the highest char
acter and respoutdbility. Eminent physicians
commend it as the most
For all diseases ol the Liver, Stomach and
Thb SYMPTOMS of Liver Complaint ar
a bitter or bad taste in the mouth ; rain in
the Back, Bides or Joints, often mistaken for
KluiumaiUm : Soar Stomncli ; Low of Apep-
iiltt . .... n in uii. .j-..- ... -
u. I r... ,vf metnnrv. with a uainful
u . I
(.ensation of having tailed to do someihiug
wiiu-n ougni to , j.
tkin aud Eyes, a dry Cough ,olteu mUtakea
for Consumption. ,
come, linen luaujr uiiuotjuhhii i
the diene, at others very few but the Liver,
tU2 largest orKan in tae uoav, i. genera ly iuo
r,f iho itlwii. and lr not Keculated in I
time, great snfferinjr, wretchedness and ieata 1
For DvtiDeDsia. Coustipation, Jaundice,
BHioua attacks. iek Handache. Colic, Le-
nre.-ion of SDiritf. tsonr Btomach, Heart
litirn. AC.. KC
... . .
The Cheapest, Purest ana Vest family Meat-
cine in the iroria :
Manufactured only by
J. H. Zfc.lL.lM S JU.t
Macon, Ga., and Philadelphia.
Price, $1.00. Sold by all Drngpists.
Piedmont Air-Line Railway.
RICHMOND & DANVILLE. RICHMOND
&. DANVILLE R. W.. N. C, DIVIS
ION, AND NORTH WEST
ERN N. C. K. W.
CONDENSED TIME TABLE-
In efifceton. and after Monday. Ace. 10, 1874.
Ideate Charlotte 7 45 p.m. 8.3ja.i
' Air-Lin. Jcl'n, 8.15 " 8 66 "
' Salisbury, 10.44 " 10.64 "
Greensboro" ' 2.15 A. m. 1.15 p.m.
Danville. 6.18 " 3 86 '
' Dundee, 6.25 " 8.48 '
' Burkll!e, 11. 30
Arrive at Richmond, 2.22 P. M. 11.0 '
1.38 p. M.
9 29 "
12 20 a. m.
ZVi A. M.
1 Zl P. M.
11 Air-Line Jnct'n,6.15
Arrive ut Charlotte, 6 22
L've Greensboro', 2.15 a m. .Ait.11.15a m
Cc Shops, p. 4.00 " - 10 00 "
Raleiph, a- 8 10a.m. a 5.41
Arr. at Goldsboro.i 10.50 " tfL've 2.30p.m
NORTH WESTERN S. C. E- H-
Leave Greensboro 2.00 A M
Arrive at 8alem 3 30 "
Leave Salem 9.20 p M
A-rive at Greensboro 11.15 "
Passenger train leaving Raleigh at 5.41
. M., connects at Greensboro' with the
Northern bound train ; making the quickest
time to all Northern cities. Price of Tick
ets same as via other routes.
Trains to and from points East of GreenR-
boro' connect at Greensboro' with Mail
Trains to or from points North or South.
1 rains daily, both ways.
On Sundays Lynchburg Accommodation
leave Kichmond at 9.00 A. M.. arrive at
Burkeville 12.43 P. M., leave Burkeville4.35
A. M.. arrive at Richmond 4.58 A. M.
Pullman Palace Cars on all night trains
between Charlotte and Richmond, (without
i or further information address
S. E. ALLEN,
Gen'l Ticket Agent,
Greensboro. N. C.
T. M. R. TALC0TT,
Engineer & Gen'l Superintendent.
J. A. WILLIAMSON
AND DEALER IN
Boots & Shoes, Tin and Wood
en Ware, &c.
Mnln 8t., - Tarboro'iN.C!
April 19. lj
For tale by ' J. M. SPRAGINS.
Tarboi' Mar. 18, 1874, tt
fiaslsiiflLir " fl
rfj- $ 2 & Hi I
TARBOROYN. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4,
! DEC 4. 1847
While I was with Troy & Robin
son, my firfet clerkship, by the way,
I used to count a great deal on my
vacation it was four weeks in Sep
tember and laj a good many plana
about spending it pleasantly. Ut
i course an invitation to some nice
place was very acceptable, for a jun
inr Alrlr'a incnmA ia not often l&rze '.
ft d t jo n(J m4tter for
the last ngures, 1 was very mucn
in hopes of two one from my ma-.
ternal grandmother in Virginia, an
other from my old friend Charlie
Pell, who had some months before
promised to ask me to his mother's
residence near Uoston. Jjlow my
grandmother waa a rich woman who
had been a beauty, and was very
much of the Opinion that she would
i : C ,.k.Jl.r,
i w to icuiam uuc.
of company, and her house was very
pleasant indeed, and 1 knew tnat
Mrs. irell, though an excellent WO-
man, w&i very formal, and seldom
,it. i t.
opened the cold, best parlor, where
,he lana w. t,t m SOlltarV Con"
uneuient, except lor prjr ulcch-
if my grandmother invited me, 1
hould excuse myself to Charlie and
go to her, and flirt with the girls
and play whist, ani enjoy myself
generally ; bnt if she cheated me,
as she sometimes did, why then I'd
accept the Pells invitation. Char-
h fjl;lt il
who would surely be home from
boardine-school. Ihese were my
plans, but s time passed on and
brooght no letter from either of the
parties whom I had supposed to be
my expectant hosts, my spirits sank.
nod I looked forward drearily to
the hottest room in a cheap couatrj
boarding-house, or the alternative
of staying at home at Mrs. Fergj
son's and hearing how all the absent
boarders were enjoying themselves
at the sea-side.
Just as I had quite begun to des
pair. However- indeed it was the
twenty-eight of July the earliest
post brought me two letters, one a
pale blue envelope, on winch 1 re
cognized my grandmother's fine
running hand ; the other a white,
business-looking anair, bearing
Charlie Fell 8 wild scrawl.
Two invitations at once. I chuck
led with delight, and having hurried
up to my own hall bedroom quite
forgetful of my breakfast, I tore
open the blue envelope, out of which
tumbled something crisp and green,
which, on examination, proved to be
4 banknote for one hundred dollars,
and which astonished me very much
for my grandmother had never made
me any presents of more value than
a fiat pin-cushion and a pen-wiper
at Christmas time, and read these
4 Dear Kichmond : 1 know you
expect an invitation, and 1 meant
to ask yon, but circumstances have
occurred that prevent me lrom hav
mg the pleasure, l am more your
friend than over, and I fear 1 can
never ask you to visit me again.
If I do not, you must only lose my
poor company, for I shalll send you
what you nnd enclosed every month,
and will always be,
4 x ours devotedly,
4 C. Richmond.
4 P. S. I will explain in my next.'
lingular: l said. And quite
unable to suggest a reason for my
grandmother's singular conduct, J
pocketed her present and opened
the other note. It was equally
4 Dear Kicn.: You promised to
come to me for the vacation, and
you must, but not to mother's house.
I am at , at the hotel there,
and have arranged matters so that
we may have a guest. Come at
once. You will be very much sur
prised by something which I shall
tell you when we meet
4 Yours ever, Charles Pell.
4 No use trying to solve this
problem cither.' I said to myself.
'Well, I'll go to Charlie. He
seems to want me. The hotel
will be jollier than the old home
And then I went down stairs to
breakfast, and ate cold hash and
drank fiat coffee without complaint
There were but three days more of
it, and then came a month of loung
ing, smoking, and enjoyment. At
least I was young enough to hope
It was night when I left the train,
and portmanteu m my hand, enter
ed . Just at the depot stood
a light carriage
4 Rich., old fellow,' cried a voice,
and I burned torward to grasp
Charlie Pell's hand.
4 I'm bo glad to see you,' said he,
4 and 1 ve so cucn to tell you
jump in. Let me take your traps
Now shake hands again and con.
gratulate me I'm married.'
4 Married !' I almost shouted
4 Why, bless your heart, Charlie,
accept my very warmest congratu
lations! And how did it come
about? And what does jour
mamma think about it, and-
4 My dear Rich.,' said Charlie,
there's the unhappy part of the
story ; they are furious. They have
said and done the most dreadtul
things. I think they wanted me to
live and die an old bachelor ; but at
one-and-twenty, my dear fellow, a
man mast think of settling you
know, and it's absurd for them to
be so implacable. And my lady is,
perhaps a year or two older than 1
am and very lively a gay young
widow, vou know and that they
find fault with.
4 4Don't bring her to my house,'
says mamma indeed she did ; but
you you, I know, have sympathy
with me. xou comprehend that I
could not forget one I adored, be
cause an old lady and 9 little girl
told me to do so. loull under
stand that no one in my place
could, when you are introduced to
Lotty. I met her while on a busi
ness trip for the house. I but
here we are. We sup in our own
little parlor. Lotty has quite a
fortune, you Know, ana lives m
i.i -vi i
style at home, x shall manage the
place for her hereafter. The waiter
will show you to your own room,
and- to our parlor when you are
ready for our society. Number
And away he flew, while ' has
tened to number Twenty-four, made
a careful toilet, and hastened down
stairs, conning a pretty speech
which I intended to make to my
friend's bride. When I knocked at
the door I heard a suspicious flut
ter, and doubted not that some of
the billing and cooing necessary to
the t-ituatton had been going on,
but Charles opened the door for
me, and 1 taw a lady in lilac silk
and plenty of lace sitting near the
window. Being very near sighted
J saw no more except that she had
a fan in her hand, and was trifling
4 Come in, Richmond,' said Char
lie. 4 My dear Lottie, this is my
old friend, Richmond Walters. My
I advanced. Thi lady arose.
She was stout and blonde. I stw
ker face. She saw mine. For one
moment we stood perfectly silent ;
then she put out her hand and 1
' it. Neither of us said a word,
but if my face flushed as redly as
her's did and I think it did it is
no wonder that Charles Pell stared
4 What woul 1 she do ?' I asked
myself. 4 Women are quicker than
men.' She did nothing : she mere-
y gave me an icy bow and turned
away her head, and I dropping her
hand, retired to the other window.
hile Charles 6tood between us
ooking suspiciously at me, and
growing very pile.
4 xou have met Mrs. Tell betore,
perhaps ?' he inquired at last; try
ing to speak very gayly.
I I I, I stammered.
'Once, a long while ago,' said
Mrs. Pell. 4 1 don't think the gen
tlemen remembers me.'
And then she fanned herself in
It waa very . uncomfortable. I
have always had a tell-tale face,
and I could see that Charlie read a
great deal in it. He knew that 1
knew hn wife much better than her
words admitted. In vain he strove
to talk of indifferent subjects, and
to do the honors ofthe supper-table.
it was a very dull evening, and I
pleaded headache and retired early.
Before I slept a waiter brought me
a little note. It ran thus :
44 Keep the secret. Go away to-
morrow, it you nave tna least
love for me, go."
It was not 6igned, but 1 knew
that Charlie Pell's wife had writ
Go ; of course I would
the sooner the better.
I slept little that night: At
daybreak I arose, and scribbled a
a brief farewell to Charlie. A tel
egram from my employer, I stated,
called me away. Best wishes, com
pliments to Mrs. Pell, etc. had
iust addressed and sealed it when
some one rapped tunousiy at my
door, and opening it, I found Char
lie, who strode in and locked it after
4 We have been friends for many
vpars. Richmond.' he began, 4 and
1 have had great confidence in you
Perhaps you can restore it. Per
, -w 7 . KJ
haps you can explain the meaning
of your embarrassment at the sight
of my wite.
4 1 really 1 began.
4 No prevarication,' said he.
4 You know each other. She sent
vou a note last ninht. I demand a
sight of it !'
4 What does she say ?' 1 asked
She has not been asked to say
anything,' said Pell. 4 1 leave her
to her own conscience. Let me see
the note ?'
4 Really,' I began again. ' I as
4 You aro acquainted with Mrs.
Pell ?' said Charlie.
I have been. Yes.'
You know something
that do not.'
It is nothing to her
said I. Believe me, you had bet
ter let the matter rest. A mere
x&e note related to it : said
Pell, black in the face with rare
m a measure.
' Show it to me,' roared Charlie.
4 1 can't,' said I. 4 sk Mrs.
Pell to explain. I must not show
a lady's letter to any one.'
4 Her husband demands it, said
4 Charlie,' said I, ' what a fool
you are 1 lhere :
And 1 cast the little note hiswite
had written toward him.
He seized it perused it eajerly,
repeated tho words :
4 If you have the least love for
me, go, go.'
And he instantly clutched me by
I went down. He sat upon my
chest and choked me.
I couldn't help it then. I had
tried to keep Mrs. Pell's secret, but
seif-preservation is a law of nature.
I wrenched my cravat from his
hands, and grasped his wrists firm
4 Let me speak,' I said.
4 1 give yma moment for con
fession,' said he. 'Speak before
4 I know Mrs. Tell very well,'
said I, 4 better than I do you. We
! have been very fond of each other
She kissed me when we parted last,
and called me dear Rich Stop a
minute, let uie conless all before
you choke me. She's my grands
mother. She was Mrs. Charlotte
Richmond before you married her,
wasn't she ? I was named after
Poor Charlie Pell stopped trying
to choke me and got up at once.
4 Your grandmother V he repeat
ed. 4 Why, she's only twenty
'People become o-raudmothers
very early sometimes,' sai.1 I.
don't know her age.'
men Charlie let me get up, aac
went and sat with his lace on hi
hands near tho window before he
An hour after received another
note from my grandmother.
4 Dear Rich.: Don't go unlec
you choose. 7've explained rnat
ters to Mr. Pell. Yours,
found out afterward that mv
grandmother had told a dreadful ft:
about ray being an adop'.vl cMld ;
but it really did not matter what
poor Charlie Pi 11 thought about
that, so never contradicted the
statement- lnd really now that
golden hair-dye has corns in, and
she has been exquisitely done bv
Midame Blanc, th? en:imeler, rnv
grandmother has grown so juvenile
in appearance that think she be
gins to believe tnat she is not out of
her 'teens herself.
Deceit of Song Wr ters.
BY THE 'FAT CONTRIBUTOR.'
The man who wrote ZZoine,
Sweet Home,' never had a home.
No, of course not. All his folks
at home say he didn't. Nobody
who ever writesabout anything ever
had it. Jf a mia is oud of any
thing he immediately goes and
writes about it. No man writes s)
many 'headings' as the man w ho is
out of his head.
Certainly he didn't have any
.oine, The man who wrote the
Old Arm Chair' never had an arm j
chair in all his life. The best he
had was an old split-bottom without
any back to it.
The author of 'Take M" Back to
Switzeland' never was in Switzer
land. The nearest he came to it
was sitting in the William Tell sa
loon eating Switzar kaxe; kase why?
that was the best ho could do.
Mother, I've come Home to Die'
has not spoken to the old woman
for years, and wouldn t go near the
house. Besides, he is of that class
of spiritualists who don't believe
they will ever die. His health was
never better. His mother is noth
ing but a mother-in-law, and the is
dead now, anyhow.
There is tho author of 'Old Oak
en Bucket,' too. There wasn't a
bucket on tho old farm, water being
drawn with a tin pail and cistern
pole. il 1 Had but a lhousand a
Year' stated privately to his best
friends tint he would be contented
with half that sum, as he was doing
chores for his board and three
months schooling in the winter.
The author of 'Champagne Char
ley' never drank auything but 10
The man who wrote 'Mary Had
a Little Lamb' knew very well it
was nothing but a little If mb fry.
'Shells of Ocean' is a humbug.
The very plaintive poet, who repre
sents himself as wandering, one
summer eve, with seabeat thought,
on a pensive shore, was raised in
the interior of Pennsylvania, and
never was ten miles from home in
all his life. 'Gathered shell,' did
he: .All his shells that he ever
gathered were some egg-shells back
or his mother s kitchen.
'ZZiirk I hear the Angels
spent all his evenings in a beer sa
loon. Angels indeed.
The man who wrote the 'Song cf
the Shirt' hadn't a shirt to his back,
wearing a wampus for the most part.
'Oft in the Stilly Night' used to
get on a spree and make stilly night
howl till day-light.
The author of 'We, Met by
Chance' knew very well it was ar
ranged bclore hand, lie hui ueon
a week contriving it and she a'
mired his contrivance
The author of 'I Know :i Bank,'
&c, didn't know one where he could
get his note discounted The only
check he ever had was a white) check
on a faro bank. He never held a
red check in all h;s life.
'What are the Wi'.d Waves Say
ing: knew very well they were re-
hing him for running awav
from Long Branch without paying
hii hotel bill.
'Who will Care for Mother now?'
Who, indeed? You took the old
woman to the poor house just be
fore writing the song, and there is
nobody but the poor-master to care
for her now.
'Hear mc, Norma' was deaf and
liirub. He couldn't make his pa
hear, nor ma.
'.My Mother, Dear used to
thrash the old woman within an
inch of her life.
The author of 'Rain on the Roof
always slept in the basement, ex
cept when he slept out cf doors.
'Let Me Kiss Ilitn for Mother'
got mad because his inothc
wouldn't have him, and whipped
her little bov within an inch of hi
'I Dreamed I Dwelt in Marble
Halls' used te cheat at marbles
when a boy, and his dream was a
horrid nightmare, brought on
the remorse at the recoilectiot
fraudulent marble hands.
'I'm Saddest when I Sing' w
tickled almost to death if invited to
'Happy Be Thy Dreams' sold
benzine whiskey. You can fancy
what kind ol uream were produced
Tho Age of Coal.
It seems probable that vegetable
matter may, under favorable con
ditions, be converted into coa! much
more rapidly than most chetnica
geologists are m tuo
:;uc!t ot as-
Vt leasta curious instance
of an approach towards such eon
version witnin the historic period
has been brought before the der
man Geologic-il Society by Ilerr
ilirschwald of Berlin. In one o
tho nld mines in tlio TJricc-r IlnrtK
the Dorothea Mine, near Ciaustlial
some ofthe wood originally employ
ed as timbering has become so far
altered as to assume most of the
characters of a true lignite, or
brown coal. Ib appears that cer
tain of the lovcls in the ancient
workings of this mine are filled
with refuse m:tter, consisting
chit fly of fragments of clay-slate,
more or less saturated with m.ne
water, and containing hero and
there fragments of tlie old timber
ing. This wood when in the mine,
is wet, and of a leathery c insistence,
bu; on exposcre to the air it rapid
ly hardens to a solid substance,
having most, if not all, the charac
teristics of a trus lignite. It breaks
with a well marked cmichoidal frac
ture, anl the parts which are most
altered present the black lustrou?
appeirance characteristic of- the
German 'pitch coals.' At the
same time chemical examination of
the altered wood shows that it
stands actujlly nearer to true coal
than do some of the younger terti-
lignites, i Ins instance seems,
therefore, to prove that pine wood,
uider highly favora
ble conditions, may be converted
into a genuine lignite within a
period which, from what we know
ofthe history of mining in the
Unrtz, cannot have extended be
yond four centuries.
Tom Flossofer was the queerest
boy I ever knew. 1 don't think he
ever cried; I never sew him. f
Fleda found her tulip3 all rooted
up by her pet puppy, and cried, as
little girls wnl, lom was sure to
come round tho corner whistling
and say :
'What makes you cry? Can you
crytuiips? Do you think every
sob makes a root or a blossom?
Uere, let's try to right them.'
So he would pick up tlie poor
flowers, put their root? into the
ground again, whittling all the time,
make the bed look smooth and fiesh,
and take Fleda off to hunt hen's
nests in the barn. Neither did he
do any differently in his own trou
bles. One day his great kite snap
ped tho string and flew away far
out of sight. Tom stood still for
one moment, and then turned round
to cir.e home, whistling a merry
'Why' Tom,' said I, 'aren't you
sorry to lose that kite.'
'Yes, but what's
can't take more than a
feel bad. Sorry won't
kite back, and I want
Just so when he broke his leg.
'Poor lom, cried hl-da, 'you
can't play any mo-o-o-o-re.'
'7'm not poor, cither. You cry
for me; I don't have to do it for
myself, ami I have a splendid time
to whittle. Besides, when I get
well, I shall beat every boy in school
on the multiplication table; for 1 say
it over ajd over till it makes me
sleepy, every tiinu my leg aches.
Tom Fiossofer was queer, certain
ly, but I wish a great many more
people were queer that way.
Wood's lluiisehold Magazine.
Grand Mountaiu View in Greet o.
Dr. Jchlietnann describes in the
Vllgemeine Zeitung, an ascent
made by him of Mount Parnassus.
Ie stnv no snow until he had
gained 0,000 feet, and then only in
lefts ol the mountain. At U P. M.,
af:er repeatedly losing his way, he
irnved at one ol the highest of the
shepherd's huts; but the p'ace was
so filthy that be preferred to sleep
in the open air. 1 his he did with
comparative comfort, though when
he left Delphi that morning the
teitperature was at 32 Reaumur,
while at his sleeping place the ther
mometer showed 4 only. At 2
V. M., they proceeded on mules for
an hour and a half, after which
thev had to climb with bands end
feet up the Lykeri, which is the
highest peak of tho mountain.
fhey reached the summit with
much labor at 5 o'clock, just as the
i was rising, lotho east they
saw the green fields and meadows
of Beeotia, Lake Copais, Attica, the
island of Lubcea, und the gean
Sea; to the north the mountain
chains of Othrys and (Eta, I'indust,
Olympus, Ossa, Felion, and Athos;
to the south the high table tablo
they had visited on the previous
day, the ravine of Pleistos, in which
Delphi lios hidden, the beautiful
plain of Krysso, the bays of Cirrha
and Anticirrha, and the magnifi
cent mountain range ofthe Helicon,
the bay of Corinth, Acrocorinthos,
the mountain of Achia, descendint:
precipitously to the sea, the higii
mountains of Arcadia, und in the
background the gigantic Taygetos;
to the west the mountains of Lo
cria, Etolia, Acarnania, and be
hind them the Adriatic. Dr.
Scliliemann adds that on the niouns
tain he found only one kind of plant,
with small thick leaves, but at the
fo.)t of the Lykeri there were six
different species giving abundant
food to the sheep. Some of tho
shepherds have 2,000 sheep, which
is e-quivaleut to a property of 30,
000 drachmas, or 7,600 thalers
(XI, 100.) Everywhere on the moun
tain topj tlioro ura high StOtlC of
various shapes which serve a-;
landmarks to the shepcrds in
foggy weather. The wotuin carry
about with them a very primitive
spinning apparatus, with which
they are continually spinning wool,
whether they sit, stand or walk.
A Little A.dvic3 to Farmers.
Help your wives in every way
you can trivial though it may seem
to you. For instance, keep an ex
tra pair of shoes or slippers in the
hall or entry, and always remem
ber to change your dirty hoots be
fore entering her clean rooms.
Then you may be sure of a smile of
welcome, as no dirt will be left
after you for her to clean up. In
the evening, comb your hair ns
carefully as ever you did in your
courting days, put on a clean coat
or dressing gown, and when you
take your paper to read to yourself
and leave her to lonesome thoughts
while sewing or mending, but re
member that she too has been
working hard all day, and is still
working. Read to her whatever
interests you, so that her interest
and opinions may grow with yours,
and that she n.ay comprehend
something besides bvo stories, of
which too many have read more
than they should. You will both
be happier, and being a farmer's
or auierchant'8 wife will not be
such a dreadful tiresome and
lonely life as many girls have every
reason now to think it is. Science
Medical Properties of Eggs.
The white of an egg has proved
of late the most efficacious remedy
for burns. Seven or eight succes
sive applications of this substance
soothes the pain and effectually
excludes the burn from the air.
This simple remedy 3cems prefera
ble to collodion, or even cotton.
Extraordinary stories are told of
the healing properties of a new oil
which is easily made from the
yolks of hens' eggs. The eggs are
first boiled hard, the yolks are
then removed, crushed, and placed
over a fire, where they are care
fully tirred until the whole sub
stance is just on the point of catch
ing fire, when ihe oil separates and
may be poured off. It is in general
use among the colonists of Southern
Russia as a means of curing cuts,
bruises and scratches.
A couple of Irish lad-?, wishing
to obtain a little pocket money, de
termined to go into the country
during harvest time and work araong
the farmers. 'Can you cradle?
asked the farmer. Now, an Irshman
insearch of work was never know to
confess ignorance of anything, but
the question was a perplexer. The
boys looked at each other for a
suggestion. No use. At length
Dennis, looking boldly at the farm
er, said : 'Of course we can cradle;
but couldn't ye give us an outdoor