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Office In Lyon' Building. Allegheny street. JOHN G. LOVE, ' ATTORNEY AT LAW, BELLKFONTK. PA. Office In the rooms formerly occupied by the late w. p. Wilson. BUSINESS CARDS OF MILLHEIM, &. Q A. STURGIS, DEALER IN Watcher, Clock*. Jewelry. Silverware. A"\ Re pairing neatly and promptly don • and war ranted. M .In S'reet, opposite Hank, M Uhetm, Pa. O DEININGER, X * NOTARY PUBLIC. SCKIBNKK ANO CONVEYANCER, MILLHEIM, PA. All business en - rusted to htm. su h as wr.tlng and acknowledging Deeds. Mortgages, Releas s, Ac., will be executed wish neutnets and uls p tch. office on Main street. "II H.TOMLINSON, * DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF Groceries, Notions, Drugs, Tobac<os, Cigars, Fine Confectloneiles aid ever.v thing in the line or a tlrst-ciass grocery st -r<. Country Produce 1 aken In exchange ror goods. Main st eet, opposite Bank, Ml lhelm. Pa. JJ AVID I. BROWN, MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN TINWARE. STOVEPIPES, Ac., SPOUTING A SPECIAUTY. Bhop on Main Street, two h uses east of Bank, Mlllhelm, Penna. J EJSfiNHUIH, * JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, MILLHEIM, PA. All business promptly attended t collection of claims a specialty. Office opposite Elsenhuih's Drug Store. IVf ÜbbJ£K & SMITH, DEALERS IK Hardware, Stoves. Oils, Paints, Glass, Wall Paper , coach Trimmings, and Saddlery Ware, All gradea of Patent Wheels, corner of Main and Fenn street-, Mlllhelm, Penna. JACOB WOLF, FASHIONABLE TAILOR. MILLHEIM, PA. Cutting a Specialty. snop next door to Journal Book Store. jyjILLHEIM BANKING CO., MALI STREET, MILLHEIM, PA. A. WALTER, Cashier. DAY. KRAPE, Pres. HARTER, AUCTIONEER, RKBERSBURQ, PA. fatiaiaction Guaranteed. ®le pitlleiw SinmiaL ONLY. Only jui can't but ki: ; Only a child mother would aims. Only a lx*y. and just what he see ins, Only a youth, l.ving in dreams. Only a man brave and true : Only a father with feeling so new. Only a grawlfHt waiting for rest ; Only a monad, ly dewdrops caressed. A Woman's Sacrifice. "You might do better, John." Mrs. Williams spoke fretfully, as if the i news told to her by her only son was not pleasant for her to hear. ! "Better, mother!" What a ringing clear voice it was. So strong and hearty, as if to match the tall, stalwart figure; the bright brown eyes and handsome, sunny face of John M il ; liams. i "Better 1" And now a hearty laugh rang out. As if there lived a better woman than : llannah Coyle!" "But John, she is only a shop girl." She won't be a shop girl when she is my wife. lam not a rich man, but my salary will make a comfortable home for all of j us. "She will turn me out of doors like eu j ougli." "Mother,'' cried John with a quiver of anger rnnuing through the surprised re proach of his voice, "you should know Hau | tiali Coyle better than that." i Mrs. William's conscience gave her a ; sharp twinge, for she did know Hannah i better than to think she would deprive a crippled old woman of her only home. ; But Mrs. Williams, like many a fond ' mother, had nursed such high hopes for the future matrimonial prospects of her Ik>\ . that she felt only a rude shock of dis appointment w hen he told her of his en gagement. "Surely," she mused, after John had left her for his daily routine of duty, "surely Johu might aspire to something higher than a mere siiop girl. He was well educated, well connected, and occupied a responsible position. Just one week later Hannah Coyle came i to the house, where she was to have had grudging welcome as its mistress, and en tering softiy went to the crippled woman's , chair. Crouched down among the cushions seeming to have slirunk to leas than her act ual size in her misery, was the fond, proud mother, her frame shivering in convulsive agony, her words always the same. "Oh, John, my son, my good son! Oh, Heavenly Father, let me die!" She had lieeu all one long night so nioan . ing, so sobbing, utterly desolate, utterly alone. The sou she idolized, ihe trusted clerk, ! the fond, proud lover, was lying in a cell, waiting a trial for forgery. 1 He had been arrested for passing a forged check, taken in the very act of attempting to cash it at the bank. j The story he told of its possession was so I improbable that it still further injured him, and gave personal revenge an additional motive for his punishment. He said that Gerald Soniers, the 9on of one of the part ners of the firm, had sent him to the bank i.with the check. i It scarcely needed the young man's in dignant denial to contradict this story. A friend in the same employ had gone to the mother and told the news as kindly and j gently as possible. A fierce anger and stout pride had kept the old lady up during that trying inter view, but once she was alone, she crouched i in the cushions of her chair and moaned j out in the utter misery of her heart. I There was no strong arm to lilt her to her own room that night. I There was no hearty, ringing voice to bid 1 her good-morning. | Still the feeble voice, freighted with its •burden of anguish, moaned its sad refrain, when the door opened and Hannah Coyle came in. No friend had broken the news gently to the young girl. But the shock came rudely on her from the columns of the daily paper. It was not in one hour, or two, that she could conquer her own grief so as to leave the house. But when the first battle was over in her heart, she went at once where she knew John would have her go. So when, faint with her long night of misery, the mother lay moaning, a kind hand was placed upon her shoulder, and a voice clear and strong, but sweet with wo manly tenderness, spoke the dearest word on earth: "Mother!" She looked up with haggard, bloodshot eyes, and saw bending over her a face that love, pity, and deep, mutterable tenderness had transformed into positive beauty. "Mother," the sweet, clear voice said, "this is not what John would wish." The mother's tears, the first she had shed, flowed fast at the sound of her son's name. "Oh, Hannah!" she said, "you do not believe John is guilty?" "John guilty?" the girl cried, her voice ringing like a trumpet call, her eyes flash ing, and her cheeks growing crimson, "Mother, how can you put the words to gether? You know—l know that he is in nocent." "But he is in prison. He will be tried!" This was the first conversation that drew the hearts of the two women together, bu the bond that knit them during the months that followed was that of suffering and sor row, that would have torn the heart of the man whom they loved and trusted during his darkest hours. For the trial only separated them more surely and terribly. Twelve intelligent men, after hearing all the evidence, pronounced a verdict of guil ty, and John Williams was sentenced for ten years. It is not in the power of our pen to de scribe the desolate home to which Biis news was carried. They never doubted him, even in the face of all the overwhelming evidence tha had condemned him, but Heaven seemed to have deserted them when they knew the result of the trial. Hannah Coyle was not pretty. Her fea tures were plain, her eyes soft brown, and she had a sweet mouth, that could smile bravely md light her face for the invalid's eyes in their darkest hours. But she had one great beauty in long, heavy masses of hair, of a rich dark brown, and of which she was fond and proud because John ad mired it. MILLHEIM, PA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER i), 1880. "It is my oulv lieauty," she would say, when old Mrs. Williams exclaimed at i*n profusion, "atul 1 must keep it flossy and pretty tor John's sake, lie must thid his wife unaltered waiting for him when he comes home." This was before the crushing verdict that ended the young clerk's trial. Fortunately the old lady owned the little houie in which she lived, her sole legacy from her dead husband ; hut as the weary months crept slowly along, poverty showed its ugly face in the humble home. Hannah worked faithfully at hei old jsist until Mrs. \\ illiams was taken very ill. Sorrow and anxiety began to have physi cal as well as mental effect, and the mother bowed down, aged more in one year of separation from her son than she had ever been in ten of their loving companion ship. It was impossible to leave her alone, and the situation was resigned. Nearer end nearer crept the gaunt wolf poverty. Little articles of furniture that could be spared weie sold; little comforts were de nied; extra hours were given to the poorly paid sewing that replaced Hannah's work, and yet actual hunger was staring them in t lie face. Nearly two years had John Williams slept in a convict s cell, when one morning Hannah Coyle, leaving her self-imposed charge sleeping, went to one of the fash ionable hairdressers. "1 have come to sell my hair," choking back her tears, and thinking—"it will grow out again before John comes home." The proprietor led her to the hair-dress ing-room. and hid his amazement at the supurb profusion under a hard, half-con temptuous smile. When left, only three shillings had been paid her for her c'osely cropped head; yet that would keep life a little longer in the feeble frame of John's mother and Hannah was thankful. She was rapidly walking home, w hen she was attracted for a moment by a crowd and her feet seemed paraly zed as she heard a man say: "1 saw his face. It is Gerald Somers." "Is he much hurt ?" "Fatally, 1 should say. One of the horses put his foot 011 his breast." "Gerald Soinniers! Fatally injured ?" Hannah never paused to contemplate possibilities." She forced her way through the crowd into the room where the young man lay waiting for death. "You can not go in." "I must go in," she said. "It is a mat ter of life and death. 1 must see him be fore he dies." Something in the white earnest face moved the man's heart aud he opened the door. Gn a sofa, covered with a sheet, lay the handsome, dissipated son of the merchant prince. Kneeling beside him was the father, and the physician stood al the head of the couch. They had thought consciousness dead, when a clear voice spoke the dying man's name. "Gerald Soniers." He opened his eyes wildly, and the clear voice spoke again in words of most solemn import. "As you hope for mercy in the next world tell the truth of John William's in nocence. "' He gasped convulsively, while his father looked inquiringly at the intruder. "John Williams," the dying voice said feebly, "was innocent. I did give him the check, as he said. I wrote the signa ture." "Gerald!" cried Hie father, "is this true ?" "It is true, as I hope for God's mercy." There was a moment of silence, aud then the old man turned to Hannah. "Who are you?" "John William's promised wife. 'Hio. I will do him justice. Leave me with my son.'' She bowed her head, and went slowly from the presence of the dyiug. James Soniers kept his word. He was an upright man, and sacrificed the name of the dead to right that of the living. He would not take John back. The sight of his face was t exquisitely painful, but he paid him his full salary for the time of his absence, and found him a lucrative position. It was the day of the home-coming. Mrs. Williams in her owu chair was smil ing upon John as he caressed Hannah's cropped hair. Very grave and pale his sunny face had become, but he smiled as his mother said: "It was for me, John, she sacrificed her splendid hair. 1 can never tell you all she sacrificed for me, but that speaks for itself." Clasping Hannah in a close embrace he asked: "Do you think now, mother, I might do better"' "Not if you could marry an Empress." She thinks so still, aad John agrees with her, though he has been married four yoars aud Hannah's hair is as superb as ever. Umbrella Dignity In Bcrrn&h the umbrella has deep and secret meaning to convey what is as double- Duteh at first to the foreignerseye.lt is the necessary finish to the out of door toilet of the Peguan or Burmese fasbiuable, but it is much more. It has very delicate duties to perform which could uot so well lie al loted in Bunnah to any other instrument. Gold or gilded umbrellas, which in the provinces may be carried by anybody, are reserved in the capital Sor princes of the blood alone; and red umbrellas are affected by the grandee of Burmese society as being the most gaudy appearance, Etiquette has also fixed the exact number of umbrel las that Burmese nobles may display when they approach the "lord of the golden palace;" and it has now been settled beyond possibility of dispute that no one but the Ein-she-Men, or heir apparent is entitled to have borne over his litter the full com plement of eight golden umbrellas. To carry a letter under a golden umbrella is to accord to it royal honors in Burmah. Eight golden umbrellas are properly carried over a king's letter; and when the Burmese authorities would not peimit the umbrellas to be carried over a governor-general's letter, according to custom, Major Phayre, Envoy to Burmah, in 1853, insisted upon the Union Jack being waved over it on its way from the residency to the palace. Tlir Oypy at Horn** In Hungary, the Gypsy is to lie seen 111 the purest type, strongly resemliiiiig the mulatto, except that the eye is generally more liquid, like that of the Spanish or Italian races As a rule, the men are finer looking than the women, their picturesque costume, gold ear-rings anil long curls ad ding greatly to their good looks. Once 111 a while, however, one sees among the young girls a real Eastern lieauty, who might serve for a model of Cleopatra, but usually their principal attraction lies in their peculiar dress—a bright handkerchief wound around the blackest of luxuriant liair in fantastic fashion,fastened with gold pins, dangling crnamens, and sometimes a bunch of flowers. Many of the gypsies have beautiful houses ami extensive estates in Sieben burgen; are rich not only in money and lands, but possess treasures in plate and rare old furniture,for which they may well be envied. Notwiths'anding these attrac tions at home to induce them to lead domes tic lives, this race, upon whom the curse of disquietude seems to rest, can only enjoy their homes for short periods. After a few months of ease und luxury,even the wealth iest among them leave civilized life, and join wandering bands to go off for months of travel, without any apparent aim except the fulfillment of that destiny which has made them wanderers on the face of the earl h. The whole world seems arrayed against them, and, except in their own little col ony, they are only allowed to dwell with their fellow-beings for a few days at a time. Even this short intercourse is granted by a special written permission from the chief of police, without which no gypsy cau enter or remain over night in any village. They are obliged, however, to serve in the army, but are disliked and mistrusted by Ixith comrades and officers for their dis honesty and insincerity. Several officers in the Austrian army, who have had them under command, told 11s that the Zigeuners made very poor soldiers, iusul>ordiuatc,aud deserters whenever the chance offered, al though cringing to the last degree when in the presence of their superior officers. "We can always delect a gypsy in the ranks," said Major 15 , "by the ser vility of his salute.*' Yet among them selves they are brave and law-abiding,hav ing generally a male leader to each band or tribe. As far as we oould learn, the "gypsy queen'' is a theatrical creation; but the wives and daugbteis of the leaders are held in high esteem, as are also the defend ants of their ancient chiefs. There is a pride and independence about them that would lead us to believe that they had their origin in ancient royalty. Baron X , wishing to get rid of a band whieh had encamped 011 his grounds, offered them money to "move on," which the leader indignantly refused, saying : "1 don't want your moiev; my estate in Siebcnhurgen would buy j ours out a dozen times!" The baran told us he liad no doubt that the man's statement was true, for, when cin the road, rich and j>oor meet on an equality, living the same simple camp hie. They travel in comfortable caravans, varying in style, according to the owner's means, from the canvas-covered wagon, or such a one as that in which Mignon is introduced to her audience, to quite a nice cottage on wheels. They generally select a resting place either in the woods or groves near some tow n, or by the margin of some retired lake or river, buying what ever provisions they cannot beg or steal. The time of encampment is spent in trading horses, repairing or making tin ware, and giving a I fresco entertainments, consisting of music, dancing, and fortune telling. If a gypsy comes to your house inquiring if your tins need mending, you may as well yield up some article at once, for he will not leave until he has obtained a job, fiequently pushing his way into the kitchen if refused, and carrying off a pan or boiler by force. He will return il in a few days, repaired and burnished up equal to new, but demanding double its orginal price for his lalxir. It is in vain to remind him that he did the work against your will, and that his price is exorbitant; he will only assure you, with the utmost coolness, that the article is much better now than when it was new, and repeat his demand for pay. So feared is the Zigeuner'sdisplea sure that few people have the temerity to argue the point, and his request is usually complied with, however exorbitant. tJobou'fi Flue. John Hobson was hugging the lee side of a King street alley, New Y'ork, to keep out of the rain, when a policeman came along and invited hint to stroll over to the station house. John did not CATC to go, but he was finally persuaded. He was traveling incog., though, he wanted them all to know when they tried to register him, so they had to identify him by a grocer's bill and an invi tation to a Rhode Island clambake, which constituted his effects. Teu dollars was the fine imposed when he was arraigned in the police court, and Mrs. Hobson was very mad over it when she came up to settle for her captive spouse. "1 like to see justice done right up to the handle," she observed. "But you ain't goin' 10 stick the Hobson family for no ten dollar note because the oleman made a fool of hisself. There's law in this country, and I'm goin' to see what the Supreme C'ourt'll say to this." iiis Honor kept mute, and vacantly eyed a paper weight. "I ain't goin' to be bluffed either by no biue coats and brass buttons. I know what's right, and I'd not he treated so if I have to go to NYashiuglou to square myself " His Honor Jilted his eyes to a last year's calendar. "Ten dollars! Good lauds! To think o' the like. You believe you cau impose 011 a woman, but Matilda Smith Hobson's not tlie kind to stand extortion. D'ye hear ?" His Honor took up the ten-day commii mcut'aud dipped ins pen to sigu it. "This is a free country and we won't stand no tyranny. Do you take trade dol lars?" His Honor liegau to write. "I'll see if the Mayor hasn't a hand in running this town, and if you swindle p<x>r people this way. There's a rive, a two aud three ones. That's right, ain't it ? Send the old man out if he's sobered up. I'm not the woman to stand imposition, i can tell you." Aud llobBon's fine was marked paid as she bustled to the door. —— THEBK have been a great many fail ures this year, and the rush to Euiope js therefore correspondingly large. They the It v Aft>r All Jack was not a bad ls>y, but he was terribly mischievous and bis parents really felt relief at the thought tliut he was to start for tioarding school the next day. His father thought of it when he found that Jack had used his razor to whittle a kite-stick. He thought so again when lie discovered that Jack's ball bad gone through the parlor window. Jack's mother thought so when she found muddy loot prints all over the parlor carpet and a great scar on the piano leg. They lsth thought so when their chat at the supper table was interrupted by whistling and the upsetting ol the milk pitcher.and they told Jack so, when, after having driven almost wild his father, who was trying to read the evening newspaper, bv getting up a tight between the dog and cat, lie sat down 011 his mother's new bonnet she had just been fixing and utterly ruined it. Early the next morning Jxck was packed off. Oh! what a relive from noise and trouble it was. His father's razor remains umlislurbed, uo sound of breaking was heard,the par lor carpet was unstained by mud. But some how the house didn't went very cheerful to its occupants. It was a long day. Tea was served. There was no whist ling and upsetting of dishes to interrupt the conversation, but the talk didn't seein to run so smoothly after all. And when it came to reading the evening newspaper and fixing up anotner lonnet, the dog and cat slept serenely >n the hearty-rug, and no disturbance interrupted the proceedings. That's the difference between having a boy in the house and having him away, and the gentleman put down Ins paper and remarked as much to his wife, when noticed a quivering ulsmt her mouth and two big drops on her cheeks, and there was a kind of mistiness about his eyes that bothered him about seeing. "Aes," she answered; it —is nice—and quiet, uli, uli, on, u-u!" aud he got up an went to the window and looked out aud blew his nose for twelve minutes steadily. Silly liii]>t*rtiiit-e of an Irate Earl Out of the giving of one of the most sue Cessful and v c h> rc/u: balls of the Season there arose an unpleasant incident. Among othere guests the hostess invited a noble lord of sjxirtHng proclivities and literary tastes. He thanked her for the invitation, but, pleading that bis dancing days were over, he wrote her that if she would ask his tlaughter, Ludy , in his place he sh'uld esteem it a kindness. To tnis the lady replied that as there were many daughters of her personal acquaintances whom she was obliged to omit from her list, she regretted that she could not invite a daughter whom she did uot know. The Ear), for such lie was.swiftly retorted with a note to this effect: "Dear Mis. : As 1 am not accustom ed to l>eing refused, I beg you to erase from the visiting list of Mrs. ,ncc , the came of the Earl of aud . Yours to command, " AND .'* The lady t<x>k the note to her husband, who, indignant at the affront which he considered had l>een put upon his wife, wrote and demanded an apology from the Earl. The Karl declined to apologize. The husband thereupon threatened to publish the Earl's letter. The Earl forbade his do ing so, adding that it was scarcely worth while to trouble tlie papers, since probably there was not one jerson in ten thousind who would cross the road to see either of them hanged Thus the matter stands, and the friends of each party are discussing with some an imation the question, "Who was 111 the wrong ?" old Time* in ('olnriiilo. The first settlers of Boulder, say a wri ter from that place, came herein 1808. In 18.~>9 quite a number came, aud some sixty low houses were erected before 1800 stepped in. Of these log houses but few remain. Christmas, 1859, saw a jovial crowd of dancers in one of ihese houses, windowless, we 'oelieve, aMhe time. Tiie hardy pioneers went after fun and had it. On the night in question, about two hun dred sons of toil and seekers of gold and their fortunes, aud seventeen lathes, had assembled at the above-named place to par take of a frontier tcrpsichorean. Marin us G. Smith was then one of the beaux of town, and his dress suit consisted of pants made out of seamless sacks, and colored blue by the aid of logwood. A lady now living in town had an elegant dress made out of flour sacks, also colored by the aid of logwood. There were few whits shirts in the neighborhood then, most of tiie pioneers wearing woolen or flannel ones. A man with a white shirt on was in style and could dance with his coat off; a man without any would wear a coat buttoned up to the neck. Coats for dancing pur poses did not seem to be any too numer ous, consequently the pioneers helped each other out For instance, Alf. Nichols had six white shirts which were all at that ball and the coats of these six white-sliirt ed fellows went to cover the backs of some one else. When one fellow hud a dance he would loan his coat to another, ami then his turn would come, and so the white shiitsand long coats were dancing all night, and went around among the two hundred men. There were no wall flowers among the seventeen ladies. But they say the supper for the ocoasiou was a grand affair: wash-boilers full of coffee, great hunks of black-tailed deer, jack-rab bits, fish, game and delicacies brought from the Mates in cans, all went to make up a glorious supper—one that the par takers would like to see repeated. There may uot have been much style, but the seamless sacks and flour bags saw as much pure enjoyment as does the finest and gaudiest attire o f ''--owj. Bow Towner CLUuht a Dee, One day our dog Towser was a lyiu' in the sun trine to sleep, but the flies was that bad he couldn't cos he had to catch 'em, and bitne by a bee lit 011 his head and was working about like the dog was his'n. Towter he held his head still, and when the bee was close to his nose, Towser winked at liim like he sed you see what this buffer is doin, he thinks I'm a lily-of- Hie-valley which isn't opened yet, but you just wait till I blossom and you will see some fun, and sure enuf Towser opened his mouth very slow so as not to frit.ten the bee, and the bee went into Towser's mouth. Then Towser shet his eyes and his mouth too, and had begun to make a peaceful smile wen the bee stuns him, and you never see a llly-of-the-valley ack so in your 1 life. Kntcn by Mountain Lion*. On or about the Ist of July two prospect ors con 1 pie ted their outfit at Pitkin, (Jolo rado,and departed in search of pay dust and saleable holes. They traveled on for some days, and stopped only for a few hours now and then to examine the deceptive rock that rose before thein 011 Ixith sides. They at last reached a small valley in the mountains and were pussing through it, when sudden ly a number of mountain lions made their appearance and started immediately for their prey. One of the men made an effort to repel the attack of the hideous beasts, while the other sought protection in his legs, and, running to a projecting rock on the mountain side, was enabled to see the terri ble encounter between Ins comrade and the lions. They were in bloody battle, while the shining claws of the beasts were seen to combine and strip the flesh from the man who was battling with the stock of his gun. The coward, who unfortunately lived to tell his story, says that suddenly the pro spector was on thu ground and that his en raged adversaries were devouring him. Thinking that jMmsibiy one limn would not appeuse their appetites, the looker on thought it al>out time to leave and so has tened away. He was now without any weapon against the invasion of hunger or tiie chill mountain weather, and his only recourse from inevitable death was to reach a cauip. To return through the valley he dared not, and by making a circuitous route lie trusted that he would strike a trail. He started on, however, and wanted to reach the trail before night was there to lead liirn astray with her myriads of star lights. This was where he committed his error, lor he wandered from the right di rection, and wearied and discouraged, he sat down and built a lire. The light came to succor him, but now hunger advanced, and soon visions of a comfortable cabin and plenty of food danced before him, as if gloutiug ujMjn his misery. He did not suc ceed in finding the trail that day. and when nightfall came he ate a few pine burrs and laid down exposed to the elements again This continued for eight days and nights, and at last he accidentally discovered a trail. He reached this, and when he si ould have been overjoyed at his prospects, all hope Set-med to desert him and he laid down, not caring w hat came. He remained there some hours probably, wlieu a parr ot prospectors came along, and iouud him almost unconscious. They administered a little brandy and succeeded in reviving him. Aned was prepared, but his stomach, that had been denied food for so mauy days, let used 10 retain it. lie was taken up and strapped upon a horse, being unable to keep his scat without it, and the narrow condi tion of the trail prevented them from riding beside ami supporting him. The reporter's informants met the party with the man shortly afterward,and,lialliug them, elicited the aliove, but neglected to ascertain the names of the unfortunate prospectors. The man with his days of starvation wus almost reduced into nothingness, while his fissured lips and cheek-bones that appealed for aid piesenicd a revolting picture. The man will, 110 doubt, follow his friend into eter nity, but in away not so tragic and horri ble. Caution* In Eating 1. Iff course don't eat too nhich. The digestive lluids are limited in quantity. All aliove enough is undigested, irritating and weakening the system, and often caus ing paralysis of the brain by drawing on the nervous force more rapidly than it is generated. 2. Don't eat letween meals; the stom afh must rest, or it will sooner or later break down. Even the heart has to rest between the beats. o. Don't eat a full meal when exhaust ed. The stomach is as exhausted as the rest of the Ikhlv. 4. Don't take lunch at noon and eat heartily at night. The whole digestive system needs to share in the rest and re cuperation of sleep. Besides th* tendency in to put a full meal into a weakened stom ach. 5. Don't substitute stimulus for food— like many women who do half a day's work 011 strong coffee or tea. As well, in the case of a horse substitute the whip for oats. fi. Don't have a daily monotony of dishes. Variety is uecessary for relish, ana relish is necessary to good digestion. 7. Don't eat bliudly. There can be nothing in the body—muscles, membranes, liones, nerve, brain—which is not in our food. One art'ele furnishes one or more elements, and another others. We could starve on fine flour. Some articles do not nourish, only warm. 8. Eat according to the seaon—one third less in summer than in white'-. In the latter, fat meat, sugar and starch are apptopriate, as being heat-makers; in the former, milk, vegetables, and every variety of ripe fruit. 9. Eat with cheer. Cheer promotes digestion ; care, fret and passion arrest it. Lively chat, racy anecdotes, aud innocent gossip are better than Hal ford sauce. Ihn Rose ilitr, Gather your rose leaves in dry weather, remove the petal*, and when a half peek is obtained take a large bowl aud strew table salt on the bottom; then three liandfuls of leaves, and repeat uniii all the leaves are used, covering the top with salt. Let this remain Ave days, stirring and turning twice a day, when they should appear moist. Add tlnee our.cos of bruised or c atsely pow dered allspice; one ounce cinnamon stick biuised, which forms the stock. Allow to remain a week, turning daily from top to bottom, Put into a permanent jar one ounce allspice and adding the stock, layer by layer, sprinkle between the layers the following mixture: One ounce each cloves and cinnamon, two nutmegs, all coarsely powdered ; some ginger root, sliced thin; half an ounce of aniseed, bruised;- ten grains finest musk; half pound of freshly dried lavender flowers; two ounces of pow dered or finely sliced orris root, and essen tial oils and libitum ; also add fine colognes, rose or orange llower water, orange and lemon peel. Freshly-dried violets, tube roses, clove pinks or other highly scented flowers should be added each year in seasoD. Fine extracts of any kind will enhance the fragrant odor, while fresh rese leaves, salt and allspice, made as at first, must be added when convenient in the rose season. Shake and stir the jar once or twice a week and open only during use. The delightful effect produced throughout the dwelling by the daily use of these jars is not as universally known as it should be for apartments rendered unpleasant by the odors arising from the kitchsn. Noxious gases may be dissipated by the frequent use of the "rose jar. Three Wonderful Doga. There are three very smart dogs in Brooklyn. The first of these dogs is Jerry, and Jerry is the property of a fire engine company. Ills duties arc supposed to be, or originally were, by barking, to help the firemen hurry the horses from their stalls to the engine, when the bell rings for fire, for horses and engine are in the same room; but age has begun to tell upon him, and lie is w t kept as strictly to work as in his younger (lays. Besides, the horses are so well trained as not to need urging or as sistance, from men or dogs, in taking their places at the pole. Jerry's funny trait is begging. How he came to take to lagging, no one knows; but one day, some ten years ago, it was discovered that Jerry treated the meals served him at the engine-house with con siderable indifference, and subsequently the secret leaked out, when ke was found pay ing visits at certain hours to tine mansions in the vicinity. In some way, best known to himself, Jerry had established a regular food route, and to this day (unless he has died within a few weeks) Jerry, about eight a. m., walks out of the engine-house, and begins his cold victual tramp from house to house, sure of being well received and well entertained by his patrons. But Jerry is always ready for duty, and let the fire-bell ring in the neighboring tower, and off he speeds, like an arrow, for the engine house. Once 1 met him at a distance from the engine-house when the bell raug. In stinctively he knew he could not get back in time to go with the horses, so he began leaping up until straugers must ha/e thought him gone mad. Suddenly, over the heads of the people in the street, he caught sight of what he wanted—the cap of a fireman—and then, with a fearful yelp, sped down the street, and following the fireman, was in a few minutes at the post of duty. Jerry is a tawny-colored aminal. part shepherd-dog and part spaniel, so that lie good blood in his veins. Dor number two is a beautiful skje tern. r uw e lby Dr. J., of the lie g ts, and is as well known in that part of the city as his skillful master, since the doctor's car riage is rarely seen without having Jack perched on the seat, between the doctor and coachman. Indeed, Jack is such a licensed character that be insists upon hav ing his ride, and the moment the carriage is at the door, jumps into it and on the seat without asking any questions. I)r. J. has occasionally succeeded in leaving his canine friend at home, but Jack, bound not to be cheated out of his ride, has on several of these occasions managed to escape from the house, and then has very saucily jumped into the first doctor's carriage that lias come along, and insisted upon being accomodated, even by growling and show ing his teeth. Jack has been taught to Lake a penny in his mouth every moruing, uud go to the butcher's and buy his own breakfast. Not long ago the butcher, to try Jack's patience, pretended not to see him, and even disregarded his short, plead ing barks. Suddenly the butcher missed the dog, and, at the same time, a fine chicken, and looking out of the door, saw Jack running for dear life, with the fowl in his mouth. The butcher presented the doctor with a bill for the chicken, which the doctor paid, thinking the joke a good on 3, though, to my mind, the butcher would have been served just right had he not gotten his money—for it was a meau thing to tease the dog. The third dog is the property of H lady, and a great, ungainly-100 king fellow he is. But he is an excellent watch-dog, and decidedly down on tramps. The lady has an aviary—which is a plaee for keeping birds—and a wonderful aviary it is, con sisting of two rooms tilled with canaries, which fly about at will and live in as nearly a wild state as these delicate creatures can in this rigorous climate. One of these rooms has a mosquito-net partition running across it, in order to afford visitors an opportunity to watch the feathered inmates without disturbing them, and, as the stairs lead directly into this part of the aviary, of course the dog since lie lives in the home lias as free access to the aviary as his gentle unstress. Indeed, he is allowed to go up there alone, and such is his good nature that he has never broken through the net ting. More than this, Mrs. H. often lets him go into the part of the aviary where the birds are confined, and such is the feel ing existing between him and the canaries that when he lies down on the sanded floor—as he often does —the birds will sometimes alight on his body. When he gets tired of being made a perch of, be begins to gently roll from side to side, until the birds have been shaken off, then rises, stretches himself, and demurely fol lows his mistress down the stairs. Great Beam. In May, 1838, Messrs. Moffat and Smith, surgeons on board a merchant schooner, went to the city of Great Benin, wishing to opeu, or rather reopen, trade. The lat ter, a "very promising young man," died of a dysentery f aught by being drenched with rain. They were horrified to see a trench full of bodies at which the turkey buzzards were tugging, and "two corpses in a sitting position." These victims had probably been dispatched with a formal message announcing tne ai rival of strau gers to the King's father in Ghost-laod. The same unpleasant spectacle was offered in August, 1802, when 1 visited Beuiu, accompanied by Lieutenant Stokes, of lier Majesty's ship Bloodhound, and I)r. Henry. In the tall rank herbage, on the right of the path leading into the city, appeared the figure of a fine young man, bare to the waist, with arms extended and wrisis fas tened to a scaffold frame work of peeled wands, poles and stakes planted behind , him. For a moment we thought t hat the wretch might be alive; a few sleps con vinced us of our mistake. He had been crucified after the African fashion, seated on a rough wooden stool, with a white calico cloth veiling the lower limbs. Be ween the ankles stood an uncouth image of yellow clay, concerning which the frightened natives who accompanied us would not speak. A rope of I liana, in negro English called a "tie-tie" bound tight round the neck to a stake behind, had been the imn e.liate cause of death. The features still showed strangulation, 'aud the sacrifice was so fresh that, though the flies were there, the turkey-buzzardß had not found the eyes. The blackness of the skin and the general appearance proved that the sufferer was a slave. No eniotiou whatever, save holding the nose, was shown by the crowd of Beninese, men aud women, who passed by; nor was there any expression of astonishment when I returned ' to sketch the victim. NO. 3(5.