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YI-WEEKLY EDITION. WINNSBORO, S. C., FEBRUARY 15, 1881. VOL. IV.-NO. 17
THREE OLD 8AWS,
the world seems cold to you,
Indl i fires to warnm it I
t their oomfort hide from viow
Winters that deform it.
earts as frozen as your own
To that radanoe gather;
ori will soon forget to moan,
'Ah! the cheerless weathorl'
Sf the world's a wilderness,
Go, build houses in itI
ill it help your loneliness
On the iinds to (1n it?
aiso a hut, however alight;
Weeds and bramblea i,mother '
ud to root and weal invite
t -omo forlorner brother.
f the world's a valo of tearo,
Smile. till rainbows span it I
reathe the lovo that life endoars,
Oar of oeouds to fan it.
f your gladntes lend a gleam
Unto souls that shiver I
how them how dark Borrow's stream
Blends with ilopb's brig;ht river.
retty ? Yes, rather, but perfectly
rtless I" said Mrs. Holmes to Dr. Stan
, a young and talented physician, with
om she was conversing at a large and
"Heartless I with that sensitive mouth,
a ,d those eyes so full of expression I" sali
Qhe physician, musingly.
-I don't adiuire her style of beauty at
all. She looks like a wax dol), and tier
heartlessness is proverbial. Since her
uncle left her so wealthy she hms had suit
ors by the score, and flirts with every one.
Why, look at her now !"
Dr. Stanley's eyes followed in the direce
tion in which the lady waved hcr fan, and
:ested on the central figure of a group round
A the piano. It was a lady, young and fair,
with a tall, exceedingly graceful fIgure,
pur Greek feituics, and large blue eyes.
,l'lher h'lr was short, but the soft, full curls,
made a lovely fraine for a fair face. Her
dress was ef a dark lace; and twisted
among the golden curls were deep -rnison
lowers, wnh dark green leaves, and on the
-sIowy threat and arms glittered blood-red
rubles. She was converting gaily with a
kn"1uot of gentlemen. and Dr. Stanley saun
"'tered over to the group.
bliss Ma-ston," said one gentleman,
"what has become of Harold Graham, the
T he tiny band swept over the ivory keys
;,bf the piano In the measure of a illiant
''iualtz; aid another of (he group, suppos
ng Miss Marstou did not, hear the question
"aid "Out at the .elbows and ca't ap
"lie was wretchedly poor," said a
"Perhaps he ascommitted suicide. It
."s ti I- weeks since he disappeared," said
0, 1 hope not I'' said Miss Marston;
"we want his tenor in our next musical
soiree. 1 would be too provoking for him
to commit suicide I"
"bIrs. Holmes was right," thought the
dotr, "she perfcctly heartless. Poor
flaroid I "
Lie turned from the piano, but stopped
i a full, rich voice broke out into sung
va Marston was singing Shubert's Last
recting; and into the mournful words she
ured sach wailing energy and deep
athe, that group alter group, in the large
lms, ceased their gay conversation to lis
en to the music.
Can she sing so without heart or feel
Ing ?1 muttered the doctor, again drawing
!eur the plano.
-,Eval, i" said a young lady, as the last
otes of the song died away- "Eva, play
Spolka, won't you ?"
SA contemptuous smile quivered for a
Znomnent on Eva Marston's lip; then nod
intg good naturedly, she dshed off into a
~lvey polka, which melted the group
~ounmd the piano into merry diancers, andi
SDr. Stan~ley wvithi the rest.
TVhe next morning Miss Marston sat in
~er room, writing a letter. Let ius peep
er~ her shouilder, at one sentence:
V"All hollow, till heartless, Mariam1 ou
bame mec for flirtig; yetu are niot, here to
~e how they follow mie merely for my
oney; net one true heart among thenm all.
'here was one-liarold--"
A knock at the door interrupted her.
*"Comes in I" and a needlewomnan entered
*thia basket of work.
" 'Good morning," said Eva, pleasantly,
owis Terrence thiis mnosnimigt"
'O01 miss, it'a beautilul he is today
~ue, marma. P'm sorry yo've hiud to wait
along for tihe needlework."
N''!'kever mind that. How could you
~Wrk with tire poor fellow so ill ?"
"Sure, miss, it's many one expects their
Srk, sick or well; and isun't Jerry sitting
the dlay playing with the toys ye slt
, an d Pat, that i kept home from school,
"How much, Mary ?" said Eva, taking
~ tt her purse.
.~"Oh, miss, you don't owe Mary Gennis
arden. Ttore's tire dochter ye left the
~iney todcay-and tihe word ye slnt--arnd
ao uoncy ye gave rue last week, sure,
lss, it'. in your debt I. am for the rest of
,'4Whrat I gave Terrence has nothing to
~<4with my bill," said Eva, rapidly count
ou;t the mouney.
~ ~~~ Ss Eva," said the poor Irish needle..
~~ian-andl then stop~ped.
W~/~ ell, Mary 't"
4 'Sure, miss, you do so much good with
~~r money, i'm ashamed to tell you-"
J~"?Weli, unrss, it's about a young gentle.
that rinteid my room. Ye mind where
Swidder died last autumn. Hie camne a
't~k l:aek, miss, and he niver caine down
t1rs for threo days; so tis morning I
t up, and hre was sick with a fever, out
* is head entirely, ines. If yeou would
hWait, Mary; I'll go with you."
H i"e's dreadfully poor, I think, miss ;
it's preeious little furnituro-nothting
a bed, and a table, andi a chair, arnd no
~tnk at all, not a bit of carpet bag."
'~jhrowing off her rich silk wrapper,
a put onl a dark grey dress and cloak,
added a close silk bonnet and thick
"Comne, Mary," and tk-e two left the
nm a low, close room, on a pallet bed,
Mlary (lennis' lodger. The face, against
coarse ticking pillow was such as one
cies for that of his favorite poet. The
was dark. wavim, one'= brad, white
fot'ehead; and the deep set eyes were hazel,
large and full ; and the features dlicate.
Usually the face was pale, but now it was
criiucn with fever. The eyes too, qerce
and wild. But, even with all this, the
face was beautiful with an almost unearthly
beauty. In that poor, low r.)om, Eva,
with her soinbre dress and radiant beauty,
camo like a pitying angel. She gave one
glance at the invalid's face, and then
cr(osed in the room to his sidO
"Eva," said the sick man; "Eva I"
drawing back. But the young manuoaned
her name again, and then broke forth in
wild delirious ravings.
"Mlary.' said Eva, "send Patrick to me.
I will flud pencil and paper."
Alary left the room and Eva turned to
the table to find paper and penell. She
wrote two hasty notes. One to her house
keeper for pillows and sheets. The other
to Dr. Stanley, who did not conjecture
who was the friend that sent him so much
practice among the poor patients and saw
the young physlcian was well paid.
hlaving dispat.ched Patrick with the
notes, Eva tried to make the desolate room
look more homelike. Lifting from the
tuble a waistcoat, something dropped froin
the pocket to the floor. She picked it up.
It was a small miniature case, open; and
painted on the ivory was Eva Mlaraton's
A smile, gentle and pitying, came on
H1e did love me, then-really love me
and would not seek me with the herd of
fortune hunters and that is the reason I
have missed him so long.
"Arrah, miss, here is the dochiter I"
"Stop him, Alary. I will go in hero.
Remember, Mary, you don't know my
naime I' and Eva went into another rooni,
vacaut, and adjoIning thsat of the invalid's.
The door stood ajar,- and Mr. Stanley's
first exclamation reaohee. her ears.
"Harold I have I found you at last, and
in such a place as this? '
'Eva's eyes ranged over the capabilities
of the room In which she stood, and she
nodded. "It will do-larger and better
than the other, but a poor place at best."
'I he next day when Dr. Stanley called
to se his patient, Mary, with a pardonable
pride, ushered him into the room that had
been vacuint before. A soft carpet was on
the ficor, and a tire In the grate. Soft
niublin curtains, snowy white. draped the
window. The bcd could scarcely be recog
nized, with its pure white pillows, count
erpane and slice a. A little table stood be
side the bed, wit h the medicines t he doctor
had ordered', and a decanter of cooling
"The lady, yo mind I told you of, that
sint ye to Terry," said Mary. "Wo ar
ranged the roon yesterday, and my good
man and I moved him in today, so she'll
find him hero when she comes. It's
asleep he's been for better than four hours,
Two hours later Harold was asleep, but
then lie opened his eyes. The cold, cheet
less room was changed, as if by enchant
ment; and (Harold thought he was dream
ing) an angel face bent over him, with
pitying eyes, and a tender smile, tender as
a mother's over her child.
"Eva I" he whispered, "ol, that I
could (ie in such a dream, and never wake
to the bitter, hopeless love I Let me die
Wis it a dream, that sweet, low voice
"11Harold, you will not die I-you will
live for me I Your genius shall be recog
niried, your pictures sought. No nrre
struggling for life, but only for fame!"
And the tears fell as she spoke.
Dr. Btanley stood in the Joorway, re
cognized the ball room bello, and the ob
ject of his friend's long, silent hopeless,
Softly he glided down the stairs, for lie
knew that a better medicine thamn Ie could
p~rescribe was within the patient's grasp.
And the world saidl, 'Junst thinik of Eva
Marston, iich, and suich a belle, mariyint
ilarold GIriham, the artist, who was as
poor ais a church mouse I''
An La. ca~r. cati..
Prof. Maynard of Cmeiniinatl, it is al
egedI, owns the most powerful electric Uat
ery' in the world. lIe is also the fortunato
prop~rtetor of a black tonm cat, unrivaled
throughout the United States for beauty,
size and intelligence. A few (days since,
so the story goes, these two belongings of
the learned professor, enci unique of its
kind, camne by chance into contact, In such
sort, that thme cat became the recipient of a
stream of electric fluid, estinated at one
thousantd horse-power. Fiorthwithi his hair
stood erect, emitting a brilliant coruscation
of sptarks. A series of heartrendering
squalls, however, calling Ithe professor's
attention to his favorite's perplexing situa
tion, ho proniptly disconnected the cat
fronm the battery; but to hIs stirprise, fouiid
that it remained luminous, having taken
into the system such a tremendous (loes ok
electricity fluid that it had became a per
mnanent generator of electricity, giving out.
a light equal to that of eight hundred wax
candies Th'is it has (omiinuled to do, andl
it is nowy the terror of its feline colleaguesI
as it perambulates the tiles by night blazing
hiue a comet, but with insufferable radi
ance. It appears that Prof. Maynard,
d. eply imnpressedi by thle importance of has
accidental discovery, has taken out a pa
tent for lighting stree's and public build
ings by means of luminous cats, and that
a complany 15 bteimg formed, wIth a capital
of $10,000,000O, for the purpose of intro
ducIng the "FJellng Electric luin~ator''
to all the countries of the universe. A
single radiant cat, suspended chandelier
wise freim the ceiling of a theatre, would
omit more light thiaii a hundred gas jets,
or, enclosed whihini an ordinary street lamp
would turn night into (lay for Eome five
hmandred yards fronm it a crystal place of
continemtent. It would be a proud day for
cieuce when electric eats shall revolut on
ao all the lightumg systems of creation.
A scaract. Uimmtorm,.
It has been found while firing at a run
ning mian target, scarlet on one side and
grey on the othier, tbat the imcarlot dazzica
the eye, and is hience the most difficult to
hit, trom leaving a iced atreak behind It, ha
its adivance, which unsettlea the aim. 'The
grey sidle was struck seventy-four times,
and the red only forty-two tinos. It is a
curious fact, too, it seems, that those with
grey eyes lilt fairer than those with eyes
of any other color.
11 we could see others as we see ouir
s'ives,there would be more goad-took
lne people in the world.
A few evenings since an English gentle
man, with all the beauties of his native
"h" and "o" on the end of his tongue, and
the writer stopped in at Mr. Ello's store,
and called for a cigar each. Now, Mr.
Ello is a Sicilian, and almost everybody
knowing limii here believes his name to hn
"Ilello," its did we before then. So says
we, jokingly, as we entered:
"liello, Air. Hello; they say you're a
telephone. low is that?"
"N-n--no siree; my name is not Tolly
phone nor Iello, either, my friend ;" he
replied. "Mostee every body they call me
'lello' when my name is 'Ella.'
"Oh, yes; I see 'ow it hb," Joined in our
English friend ; the haitch Is left hoff and
the name is spelled siniply le--o,
"No, no, no; no-'Hello;' It Is alceo
tinie 'Helo.' Don't I say it is'Ello?"
"That's what I say; the haitch Is left
hoff, which makes it 'Hello' instead of
"No: no, no, no! You gitee do wrong
cart before (Ie horse every time. My namio
is 'Elio,' not. 'Hello.' " And the old iman
got wi atby and said curse words.
"Pardon me, my friend ; I don't wish to
aggravate you ; but you don't seem to un
dersta nd mne. I say that people pronounce
yourWme as it it had a 'haitch' at the
front iend instead of a 'lie,' thus making
your name sound 'Ello' Instead of 'Hello."
"'Thai-a-at's right; you got him right
now. You the first man that got hint right.
I treat you to a cigar. rake another," of.
fering the man the box.
"Y vP," said the lat ter, as he coo'y picked
out a cigar, "I caught the gorrect pronun
ciation of your name as soon as you ex
plained the fact that it was spelled without
it liatch. It must be very perplexing to
be called 'Ello' when yaur name is
Here the old man spun out a string of
prayer w ords about a foot in length, walked
hastily to the tear room aud told his wife
to go out and 'tend the store, while our
kind English friend withdrew, wondering
out loud "What the matter with the hold
fellow, hany'ow ?'
His wVife %%te Ahead.
Some lew yearsoeince, in the country of
Penobscot, there lived a man by the name
of fl-, whose greatest pleasure was in
tormnoting others. His own family were
generally the butt of his sport. One cold
and blustering night he rothed to bed at an
early hpur, le wife being absent at a
neighbor's. Some time alter, ste, on re
turning, Iluding the door closed, demanded
"Who are you'?" cried Mr. f- .
"You know who I am ; let we in, it's
"Begone, you strolling vagabond. I
want nothing of you here."
"But I must conic Iu.
"What Is your name ?"
"You know my name ; it is Mrs.
"Begonel Mirs. -11--1s a very likely
woman ; she nc ver keeps such late hours as
"If you don't let me'i in I will drown my
self in the well."
"Do, if you please," he rephed.
She then took a log and plunged it into
the well and returned to the side of the
door. Mr. H--, hearing the noise,
rushied from the house to save, as lie sup
posed, his drowning wife. She at the sane
time slipped in and closed the door after
her. Air. ii-, almost naked, in turn
"Vito ate you?'" she demanded.
"You know wno I an. Let me in, orf
I shall freeze."
"Ilegone, you thievish rogue! I want
nothling of you here."
''Hut I must conic in."
"WVhat is your name?"
"You knowt my name ; it is Mr.
"Mir. H- Is a very likely mimn; lie
don't keep such late hours."
Bufile it to say she, after keeping him
n the cold until she was satistied, opened
he doer and let him in.
5-onk,. the Big 8t. Hternard.
Monk, said 10 be the largest .and mostI
valuable St. Bernard dog In the country,
(lied in New York recently of heinnnor
rhage of the lungs. He was owned by D.
P. Foster 291 Bouth Fifth avenue. "I
brotught Monk," said1 Mr. Foster, "from
the monasiry of St. Gothard, in switzer
land, last August. lie cost ime $5,00, butI
I have refused $800 for him, and I valued
him at $1,000. lie was with mc night and
day while I owned him. He weighed
abont 170L pounds, stood thirty-six Inches
from the shoulder to the ground,and mecas
ured( six feet nine inches from his nose to
the tip of his tail, IIe wvas two years 01(1,
of a tawny hon color, with large, lustrous
kindly hazel eycs, a heavy drooping jaw,
and huge Overlapping uipper lips. his
frame wvas massive, and his face beamed
with intelligence. When reared up ont his
hind feet he looked eno'rmnous and fierce,
yet, he hand such a gentle and kindly nature
that children delhghted to play with him,
and heo with thema. Every (lay I took hunt
out into WVashiington Squiaru f r his airing,
and lie was a great lavorite withi Ite
nurses ando children, and would poke his
nose io every baby carriage that camee
necar. He wais a pmett, rough,-coated St. 13cr
naod. Ilia father ando mother are yet em
layed by the Monks of St. Gothard in
huntIng the mountain passes In search of
unfortuinato travelers. Thiey are named
J ungfrs'u anid iuj, and they distInguished
themuelves in 1871i by saving the lives of
severat of a large party of .monks, guides
and tinvelers who were biled in -an
avalat'ehe. The breed has been kepi, dip
imei, by dtistribution atmong the gentry hn
the surrounding valleys, so that wheneve~r
tne avalanche has buried an unusual zn
ber, the stock has been relelnished. Th'lere
are bioth rotugh and smooth-coated Si. lier
nards, similar in all chaoracteristies excpt
the hair. The prevailing colors are t awny
end brindle. Th'ie dogs that are marked
with a white line about the neck aind up
the face are prized most, as their marks
resemiblo the b:adge o1 the mtonks' order.
Although Monk was only a year and a half
old1, lie had been enlgaged in the work of
saving traveler, and know nmany of the
"lie was a dog of exemplary behavior,"
Mr. Foster continued. "No man could
enter the house at night without his per
mission, and none could go cut unless I
was 'there to give my consent. He. was
ihmilent. would fetch andi narry, shakm
hands, lie down for the children a play
with him, and give his old mountain howl
of distress if he wanted help. lie would
not go o it in the atreutuniiccoipanie(l, and
then only after his toilet had been properly
nade-ais face washed and his hair
combed. lie understood Ebnple con
wainds in three langiages-Latin, French
and English. Ii there was a noise at the
front door he would be the first ther-.. If
the bell rang in the night he would come
and wake me up by scratching at the door.
ils first mate was luti, formerly the
property of the Duchess of Oldenburg.
Mlonk had one peculiarity; he did not like
soldiers, and when he met oue he would
step ba-, k and crouch as if ready for a
spring. The reason of it was that he had
been struck when young by a soldier. He
always seened to rentember that blow, the
monk said, and I found it true.
"I have ownedother famous dogs," said
Air. Foster, "but none like him. One was
Lion, which took the first prize atbong
tenity-threo 8t. Bernard dogs at the Gil
nioro's Garden InternationalbShow in 1877.
Another was Turk, which took the first
prize in Philadelphla in 1870. Turk Is
still living and in good health, and is the
only dog in this country, I believe, with
the famous white ring or collar about his
ucck. Monk was fond of swimming, and
would fetch and carry from the water. He
would pick up a child by the clothing and
be careful not to inflict the slightest injury.
l'he climuatedid not agree with him. A
short time ago he seemed to be better but
tie had taken a bad cold, which he could
not get rid of. We had three doctors to
ittend him, and nursed him and dosed
Aim as we would a sick child. Mrs. Fos.
er was his special fricud and nurse. On
Sunday about 2 A. M., when we retired, lie
eeied to be unusually deinonstrative and
difectionate. At about 5 A. M. Mis. Foi
er was awakened by Monk's restlessness.
L am satislied that he knew he was about
.o (lie anid wanted us to be with him. We
luried his body at my father's old home
itead in New Jersey, but we have saved
ils skin and head, and will have it nount
!d. Ills picture has been painted life size,
or he was a dog whose equal will not soon
>c seen again in this country."
All ExcituM Adventure.
We were sailing down the Neckar on a
aft. The sky became overcast, and the
,aptain came aft looking uneasy. lie cast
iis eye aloft, then shook his head, and
laid it was conming on to blow. My party
vanted to land. I wanted to go on. The
'aptain said we ought to shorten sail, any
vay, out of -common prudence. Couse
Luently, the larboard watch was ordered
o lay in his pole. It grew quite dark,
iow, and the wind began to rise. It
valied through the swaying branches of
he trees, and swept our decks in fitful
;usta. Things were taking on an ugly look.
[he Captain shouted to the steersman on
lie forward log, "llow's she heading?"
The answer came faint and hoarse froni
ar forward. "Nor'-east.and-by-nor'-east
ly cast, half east sir."
"Let her go oli a point i"
'Aye, aye, sir n''
"What wate; have you got?"
"Shoal, sir. Two foot large on the
tarboard, two and a half scaut on the lar
"Let her go off another point I"
"Aye, aye, sir I"
"Forward, men, all of youI Lively,
Lw I Stand by to crowd her round the
cather corner I"
"Aye, aye, sir?"
Then followed a wild running, tramp
ing and hoarse shouting; but the foras of
he in wene soon lost in the darkness,
ind the sounds were distorted, and con.
used by the roaring of the wind through
lie shingle bundles. 'By this time the sea
vas running inches high, and threatened
very monient to engulf the frail bark.
Sow came the mate hurrying aft, and said,
hlaxi to the captain's ear, in a low agitated
"Pizepare for the worst, sir; we have
prung a le'ak I"
"'iighat aft the secoiid row of logs..''
"Nothmig but a miraele cani save us I
)on't let the mn knowv, or lere will be
panic iind miutiy I Lay her inshore and
tand by to jump with the stern hine the
nioment she touches. Gentlemuen, I must
ook to you to sceondl my endeavors in this
iour of peril. You have hats-go forward
,nd bail for your lives ''
Down swept another mighty blast of
rinds, clothed in spray and~ tilck dlarkness.
L.t such a amoment. as this, came from away
orwardl that most ap~pinig of all cries
hat are ever heard at sea, "'Man ever
Tlhe caiptuan shouted, "'lard a port.
4ever mind the miani I Let him cimb
,boardi or wade ashore I"
"Another cry came down the wind,
'Breakers aheadi I"
"Where away 1"
"Not a leg's length off her port fore
We had groped our slippery way for
rard, and were now balinag with thme en
rgy of despair, when we heard the mate's
urrified cry from far afa.:
"Stop that dashed bailing, or we shall
ec aground. "
But this was immediately followed by
hie glad shout:.
"Land aboard the starboard transom I"
''Saved I" cried the captain. "Jump
sehore aind take a turn around a tree andi
was thie.bighit ab)oard I"
Theli next moment we were a!! on shore,
veeping and embbracing icr joy, while the
aa ipoured down in torrents. The cap.
ain taid hie had been a mariner for forty
rears on the Neckar, and in that time had
eien storms to make a mamn' check blanch
md1( his puise stop), but ho had never, never
cea a stormi that even ap~proached1 this
A well-*known milhtary gentleman living
mn Washington street, liartford, Conn.,
Nais conisidlerably frighitenone 031iaght last
Areek by the apphearance of a mian carrying
i lantlern, who walked into lis bedroom.
I'he gentleman sprang from his bed, and
:lemaumnden of the intruder what lie wanted.
"I want you," was the rep)ly, "to be more
mareful In closing your windows. I walked
in through a bay window down stairs, and
knmve been in nearly ievery room in the house
in search of somnebody to lock theo window
p~rop~emly after me when 1 go out." The
intruder was a polhceman who had found
the window open. The military man
promised to be more careful In the future,
ad begged of the officer not to speak o1
the affair, as It would certainly get into the
papers, and that he wouldn't have It pub.
imed imt aneything
A Base Imipostor
A farner from the vicinity of lieip
stead sppeared in front of the Stock Ex.
change, New York, and entered into con
versation with a citizen who was waiting
in the door by asking:
"rh convention in there breaks up at
three o'clock, don't It "
"Yes, that's the hour," was the reply.
"Do you know Jay Gould when you
se hint m"
"Is he in there ?"
"I preimnm so."
"Well, I wish you'd point h1itu out to
me0 when he comes out.
The citizen pronised to do this. and
within a few minutes Ie kept his word.
The farmer took a square look at the ral
road and telegraph prince, and then turned
"Are you dead sure ?"
"Can't be no mistake ?"
"Well, it's about as I suspected. A few
days ago a great big slouch of a fellw
halted at my gato and began meastunng
my ground with a tape-line, and equining
around in the most tnysterious nianner. I
went out to see what was up. and, after
beating around for awhile, he said lie was
Jay Glould, but I didn't know what ho
"It must have been a fraud ?"
"I an sure of that now. I pumped 0
around to find what he was up to, and Ie
finally said he wanted my place for an
orphan asylum. lie was going to build
one as big as a palace and take care of all
the orphans in thu country." t
"And of course you treated hhn well?" t
"Didn't I1 Why, for three days lie lived (
on the fat of the land and Wlept in the par
lor bedrooni. lie was gcing to give me
$25,000 for iuy land. and the way we kill
ed ci ickens and turned out s eet cake for
him made the old woman sick. flintally
junped the house and took my Sunday
suit and fiddle worth $8."
"I don't believe Gould would steal a
"That's what I thought, and so I came
over to have a look at him. It wasn't b
Gould at all, but some base impostor."
"And you are so much out."
"Well, it looks that way; but the exper
lence is worth something. It may not be d
a week before some one else will came
along with a ten-foot pole in h1s haud andit
theological seminary in his eye, and claim a
to be a tussell Sage, and the way I will
knock him down, and step on him, and
walk over him, and drive him into the sile
will pay me a profit of fifty per cent. on q
WAnted a Ciange.
A New York firm dealing in pictures,
mottoes, etc., was visited last fall by a U
small dealer from a village over in Jersey,
and the man was greatly struck with the r,
motto: "God Bless Our Home." 3'
"Now. that's ionLethlug original and "
unique," lie said, as lie held one at aIii's it
length. "Down inour town we just hanker I
after original designs, and unique litera- '
ture, and I believe I can sell a hundred (1
of these. You may make my order an P
ie went away well pleased, ant his a
goods were duly shipped, and nothing tl
further was heard from ilm until the other
day. Then lie entered the store to nake E
soie new purchases, and lie was asked to
look at a new style ('It ottoes just out. t
"I hain't no more interest in mottoos,"
lie sighed, as Ie glai ce I at "What is home t(
without a niother?" p
"You remecmiber I bought a hundred of w
you last fall I"
"Yes; and how (lid they sell ?"
"Well, everybody seemed to hanker af- 11
ter 'em, and they went o f like hot-cakes. I e
sold1 the whlole lot out iu two weeks, and~ 4
ini less than a month there were three ei
siander suits, tw~o applications for divorce,
and a dlozen assault and battery cases in the P
"But you doen't lay it to the mottoes, do s'
"Well, I (dunno. I've lived in Jeraey
tweuty- seven years, and been in this busi.
ness over twenty years, and I think a dol- P
bar chromno, showing a pretty fair lill, a
a glorious sunset, and a decenit sort of ponad
wvith a duck in It, hits our case a little hi
b~etter than anything else. P'ye got to get ci
somiething for a change, and if you haven't ru
anything good in refined scenery I guess I'll 8,
try 'emi on Wainiigtoin crossing the lDel.
awvare andi a few D~aniels in the 140n 's
A recent visitor to Rtome wrItes, "at fi
last all the o:hers were gone, and we knelt C
at, the feet of the Pope while a miona~lgnore al
in violet silk leaned over and read lhim our al
names. I was surprised at tho genIal cx.. a
pression of his face, the kindliness of his a:
keen black eyes, so poorly portrayed in lis al
phiotograp~hs. Ills robe was of white cash- F
muore, a gold chain hung arouind his iieck, cl
andi on his head was a white skull cap, al
fringed with bis silvery hair. bi
Ills feet in their criamson slippers rested ii
upon a cushion, and people kissed the gold
cross that was embroidered upon them, Hie I]
sat in an arm chair, upon which was (i
thrown a scarh~t cloth, and an attendant in V'
the back ground~ waited with his white tl
matntlo and crimson velvet hat cordecd with wu
gold. Th'Ie miarchesa held his hand and hi
spoke with him for several miiinutes, and( ft
then he turned andi exteiided it to me, andi
I kissed the large amethyst of his ring, and
looked up into his kindly eyes.
Th'le iaarchiesa having repeated that I
was an American, andl that, I desired His b
blesslig for myself and all the famrily, lie ii
1,aid Is band upon my hoad, and, turnliig i
to her, satid : "An American, and how t
then did youi come to kiiow her 1" '"11o1y tt
!'ather, she lives in my house," was the dI
reply. "She Is good," added his Holiness, h
with a merry smnile in hit eyes, and I, not,
wishing to rest under false pretenses, said1: t
"lecatissitno Padre sono Protestana," tl
whereupon he made a little wry face, t
latughed, shook lisa head at mne, andl laid
lis hand in blessing upon nmy head a second
I took courage, rised tho rosaries, and a
ho covered them with his hand. Then ho I
went away, and 1 saw him heave a tigh ofh
weariness. It must Indeed be very fatigu- hi
lug to see so many people. I have been in
formed since that 200 persons were pre
sented that day, and P'ope Leo Is far from
strong. Hie has recently been ill and his a
voice trembles from weakness, ble hands
are unsteady, and altogether his extreme 0
Leableneas is apnaront to every ona.n 2
Ilriawls In Congresa.
Oin the 29th of January, 183b an at
emnpt was made to assasinate General
luckson on the portico of the Capitol, at
funeral ceremony, by Richard Lawrence,
L painter by trade, and resident ot Wash
ngton. lie exploded two Caps on the
>iHtols in the attempt. The pistols were
Sterwards fotnad to be weil loaded, and
lackson's ccapo was considered iniracu
mis. The would-be assassin was knocked
lowni and taken hnto custody. Gen. Jack
on always beliuved that this act was per
Ietrated at the instigation of sonic of the
riends of the Bank.
Prior to this, in 1883, Gen. Jackson waq
asaulted while sitting down reading a
Itiwspaper on the boat at Alexandria, but
he friends of the assailant succeeded
is getting him out of the way in good
It was in these days that Henry A.Wise
inde an ugly face at speaker Polk on tile
treet and spat ait him11.
In February, 1838, Mr. Chley of Maine
harged in his speech In the House that
atmes Watson Webb. editor of tlii New
ork Courier and Enquircr, had recelv
i i bribe of $62.000 from the Bank of the
Inited States. Graves of Kentucky took
) Webb's quarrel. and hlenry A. Wise
ore his challenge to Cilley. General
eorge W. Jones was Cilley's second.
ladeinsburg was; the place and tile wea).
as were rifles. The rifles rang out. andI
oth missed. The challenare was with
rawn to give opportiuity for reconcilia
on. The attempt failed and the princi
als again took position, Wise remarking
int if the matter wais not terminated by
us shot lie would propose to shorten the
istance. The rifles rang again and Cilley
Henry A Wise, tihe Ajax in these sceles,
rt.ck Stanley, froim North Urolina, a
ow at the race course. Staitmoy demand
1 thlie usual satistac tion. The (eall1d
,as withdrawn for explanation. W ise
rjplalled that "1 understanding Stanley
ine in collision with hit unintentionally
ear the raec course, he deemed it to be
is duty, as a gentlemen, to say that the
low, inflicted boy him (n Stanley through
sudden impuise produced by erroneous
ipressions, d-manded his profound re
ret." Stanle. 's friends told him lie was
411(d to ICCept the explanation, which h.e
In 1812, Joshua 1t Giddings of Ohio,
ter having been expelled from the House
or aan expression of lis views on tUe sub
et of savery, wits promptly returned to
9 seat by his conistuents. In a subse.
lent specel Ie said : "I will not speak
' the tile wIhei Diwsoni Of Lomsi1181tna,
rew a bowie-knife cr miy assinslation.
was afterward speaking with regard to a
ititin tranisaetion in which negroes were
mcerned in Georgia, whi en Mr. Black of
coigia, raising his bludgeon, aind stand
ig in front of amy seat, siid to ile, 'If you
peit that language again, I will knock
>u down.' It was a solena moment for
0. I a.i ,,.r i..j, .m 4... "Od jow,,
id having somte curiosity oin the subject,
repeated tihe lanagie. Then Mr. Daw
iln of Louli.ianit, the samei one who had
-awn tie howie.knife, put his hand on8 his
,eket. and sait, iithi an oath wich I
ill not repent, that lie would shoot iie,
the Saine tilie cocktiig the pistol, so
at all around ile c, luli hear the cliek. "
It wias in April, 18-50, vlaen the coil
omlise ieasures were undeiir daseuission,
at the scene between Foo:e and BIenton
ok place in he Senate. Footo was mak
g a speecl and making allusion to Ben
a. Benton rose liaitily fr-na his seat,
ishing his ichair vio lently from him, iad
ithout remark or gesitare moved tip the
sie tOWarId Foote, N no1 Was. aboult twentlyI
et, distant. Benton had no weapon lln
a hand or upon his person. Foote, per
iving Benton's novemnent, advanced to I
et him drawing and cocking a live.
ad order was restoredl. Benton said a
stol had been brought to assaissinaate hhn.
note replied lhe hadi~ only bro ughit it for
lf.dcfensae. Helnton replied that was al
ays the pretext o.f ani alsasin~i.
In 1854d, Chaurchiwell aii~ Cullumi had(
teir "'set-to'' In the I louse. Church well
roiIunced laingage u~sedi by Culhuim ini
imiously flseJ. (huliumi, wh'o sat, about
[teen feet fromi Cliuirchwell, sprang fronm
is seat with both fists upiriased, and1( ex
adiminig, "'(-d1 d-in you, youi d---n
tacal," triedi to "'get at'" hlim. Cullumn
tid CIhurchwehl ldrew a pistol on him. The
peatker poundi~ed; the Sergeant-at'-Armas I
unfedi and~-hield up his mace l lBut
lti suWCLcee 1as it aliwatys does-after au
It was the 22d of May, 1856, that P'res
mn 8. Blrooks, a membnler of the llouse
em South Carolina, camie inito tile Senate I
hiambher and~ knlocked do'wn1 and heat Sen-.
or Sumner, from Mascutchlusett. Brooks
terwardls chalhlengedl Sentator llenry Wil- a
in, who waIs opposed to the code. lie 1
so chalIlngedi Burli ngaame, whlo accepted,
1(d nanmed the Canada sidle at Niagara 4
tills, andi proceeded there. Brooks d~e
inied to meet Burlingamo at that polnt,
leging that the place of meeting had
eni expressly na~imd because it would beJ
plosilhe fcr himu to be present.
In the same year a see occured in the I
ouse between Mr. Sherman of 01h14
tow Secretrary Sherman), and Mr.
frighit of T1ennecssez. Sherman tried to
row a hiaadflhtof wafers in Wright's face,
hen Wright, made aan attemptli to strike I
mn. Contusion aand Ceitemient prevaiilAd
r at ioineint, hilt wasR soon allayed.
A MnT lauaitto&.
All Armenians have the same strong,
avy build, the same thick, beetle eye
-ows, the same full, aquiline nose, sprinig
g diretty, and wvathot, tho initervetin
anly appreciab~le depresisioni fromi tinder
ae forehead; the same dairk,hiisterless eye,
te same mass18 of clothes on1 clothes, all
ingy andl baggy, thec 8samo large brown
:1nd(, and written in chcl curvedl finger.
p, in every line of the capacious paln,
to same: "'It is more blessed to receive
man to give." A race more retentive thani
ac Je .'e themselves of t heir natilonailty;
ore retentive of their money, to'), and
ore acqtmsitivo. "Shut tip all the Jews
id all the Armemans of the world to
.ther In one exchange," 0old RIthscild Is
ipotted to hatve sa~id, "'andi withinm half an
ciar the total wealth of the former will
(ye passsed muto the hands of the latter."
Ic believe it.
-Murphy inUUee.i oue peopio to
gn tie temperance pledge in htidlana.
-Datbuque's school eenIsus shiows
4761 ohiadron between tho ages G and
FOOD FOR THOUGHT.
If thou faint in the day of adversity,
thy strength Is small.
When reason I# against a mana man
will be against reason.
It pays better not to do a wrong than
to do it and then repent.
We are as liable to be corrupted by
books as by companions.
Bash fulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
All philosophy lies in two words
"sustiadn" and "abstain."
The scales of justlee are for the
weight of the transgressor.
The higher up the mountain you
climb tue higher you can see.
Sickness may be waiting you because
you are not active while in health.
Characters never change; opinions
alter, characters are only developed.
For blessedness, commeuil me to in.
dustry and divorce tue from idleness.
The best armor against tempzatiou
Is to ke'ip out of the range of its guns.
You may be brottght to poverly be
eause you do not make a right uss of
If you propose to serve God at all,
invo the manliness to begin li ser
Strength of mind depends upon so
riety, for this keeps reason unclouded
The necessIties that exist are in gen.
3ril created by the superluities th4t
When a young man has learned to
valt, he has mastered one of the hard
.s, lessons in life.
llumnI things must be known to be
oved, batt divine things need to be
oved to be known.
Unhappy is the man for whom his
)wn mother has not m.ide all other
not I ro vener 0b e.
No iiitulgence of passion destroys
he spiritual nature so muaih as res
to 'table sellishness.
ilumnau lile delined by a line i1 as
iiomnfortable as would be the hutant
lglire defined by a wire.
I a man desires many thlgs lie is
xaltol by hopo, but if he fears many
hiogs he becomesa knave.
Pleasure, like quicksilver, Is bright
Lnld shy. If we strive to grasp I still
t eludes un and still glitters.
Ono of the greatest wonders In this
vorld is, what becomes of all the smart
iildren when they grow up.
Every man, coming to An obscure
lid age, thinks lie would have achoieved
venilui and distinction if--,
Tlie proper way of increasing the
ove we boar our native country is to
*oside soen time in a foreign one.
It takes one less time to got over
me 0's own misfortune than to be ro
omcelled to a neighbor's goad forL..
In thn Amint nieit- QC%&i, &UUL lAic
ve should laden our hearts with kind
less tauu good will, for use during the
If you would be known and not
n1ow, Vegetitlo in a VIllage; if you
vouild know and not be knowa, live In
Lnt young men be pitient in their
Voolng, for a idtlaen's love may be
Old onl her 1ips, yet warin in heor
There is a great deal of unna>ped
Ounitry w 1hIn us whioh would have
o be taken into ace >ut in an expla
ation ofoir gusts and storms.
Hem who bears failure with patience
P as umuoh of a philosopher as he who
uceoeds; for to put up with the world
ieds as much wisdom as to control
Keep the head cool by the temper
.nce In ail things, alid the feet wa rm
my actal oxcerulse in tile discharge
>I impojirtantg diuties--,eeds of kind
it ia only impe-.fcctioni that comnp
aimis of' what is imperfect. Tihe mo1010
>ci fooct we ate, the miore genale and
tuit we becomje towards the dlefects of
1If you have a friend who loves youl.
vho htas stuc aed your Interest and hap
,inoisa, dielet~ded you whlen prosecuted
sud aroubled, be sure to sustain him ini
There ia no action so slight, nor so
tnean, but it many be (dono to a great
mri)ose-and oibled therefore,; nor is
niy purpose so great but that slight
.1.ns1 may help it
It is not worth while to think too
nuL'h about being good. Doing thle
must we know, minute by :minuto hour
my hour, we Insensibly grow au gooJ
ess as fruit gro ws to ripeness.
Firmness of purp~ose Is one of the~
no0s1Inecessaary sinewes of chlaracter,
uid onie of tile best instruments ou'
ucess. Without it geniuis wastes lts
'horts in a maze o1 lnconsistencies.
Men of high or mean birth may be
>oasessed of good qualities; but failing
alto bad company they become vicious.
byvers flow with sweet waters; but
Il aig joined the ocean they become
Whelther perfeot happiness would be
>rocuirel by pereces goodness this
orld wial never afford an opportunity
ml decidinlg. But tis, at least, may be
natuftaied, that we do notaLwayS AiL
Th'lce is noe part of a plant wailh
nay no0t becomie a ton Jril. Th'er1 is
io part of the character Whlieh may
lob, by excess or weakness, lose Its in
lepuedece and boome a burddn or a
nlaret to the rest.
L~vo 0on0 human being purely and
*vaiy anld you will love all. Tau
acart ini 1h1s heaven, like the wander
ng~ sunl, sees nothling, fromi the dew
lrop) to the ocean, bue a mirror Which
I warmis anu ails..
Thlere is so nmuch mallee In the heart.
>f most menl, that they are chiefly Jeal
ms1 01' the praise thlat can give the
rteatost pleasure, and are theIr most
iberal of Oulogauni when it can noc
onger be enjoyeod.
Thil aim o1 education should be rath
rn to teach1 us how to think thlan What'
.0 11h11k-rather to improye our minds
o as to enable us to thank for our
mlves, than to load the memory WithI
hie thoughts of other men,
N(ot only is kindness due to every
>ne, but a spoolal kindness is due to
ivery 0on0. Kindness Ia not kindness
imiess it be special. 1t is la its fitness
seasonableness and Individual applieaq
Lion that its charm oousiste,