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NEW SERIES, VOL. I. NO. '2fi.
OLD SERIES, VOL. 17, NO. 45.
£Ik (Prfori) Democrat,
■ILLETT 4 MELLEX
Tl« <•» —4>n» liilhi Ml M> tfoli III iJiwrr .
u«tr Jullaf ami irTrnlirrntt •thin ait iOi-nlK<
l»" Wb™ M iW Mai ut iW J9m*. T* aluck Mi
"»i" <•<" hr aJ.tnt ( i it«» irM m « Iim h paiwrnl
iWbml.
UuimitlHI iMtrVil Ml rrwiMuUrurw
lfc» (*-fi^«'i|« i»4 ►» inf trowiliUr U an* fflw
We «>l ImmwI rh ifitsj (jt ilk »Ji»flii»ii»m
(/ I'iMarM br alt aJwlmtiU m krld •» t»
<(«r lt"«l IW .Ulr ul ifcr kll imtllwa.
ry-V. « P4iac«.M«. n. Co«(TfM «l ! (i»*rt
IWuk \tbftiitff Oil"*,) «s is mm Ifrni
W mniMti iml «ihrfli*rmrM» U
*W rtliri vi
ll.l,*, \r» V ti. I'h.'a.l< aa<J
llaNinwrr.
Ilnnt and Jub PruilmK
r«o*rrtY %m» nkona kxih-itkh
VOM'l'llY.
I'm* ilk IWiMTial
TSrrr'• a |.artarr in mrm'iy llul *»cf MM rvor,
Ta ibr «•»»» *brirarf Hr MM—
*Ti« feaigbt villi lk» iim(m <lrv In iW kuM,
Tii liMMi hi tfcrtK* >mI fimml >W|mri.
F|"« MM tk>« nil tiliuas aabiaf fat ■»,
"w i'i> tarr aWn*r, and ■ •«»» aal« I art—
"Mi l Ibr Iiiiiiiii «>f *mi'ii C» inn it Ku lain—
% lull* »kil» r. tiafr ibat iIm.Ii ua 4 |4m
Tli'n Nilm (ia I a- aitawi villi |«mIi|iI rirf
Tb ••• frilmn that Mr* I iu (hi Uiklii t|< fclli»,
A IvjHlifal plain, iWI I* HiliKr n( jirrn.
%wl alirti bin{ lar .al. mn l|i(| Ulkltiipt «ll
M
k ilaik !»••»» >'l |'i«tr« ImhhI lb* i»» •>« ibr arat.
\aJ ria.lb-1 IIm mn •• br aa.ik lu bit rral —
Awl /u>l »Krrr tS« Ual rarmiij aba l. aa tfpiil.
I (iuI wl»l Kill I'f n Mfili i>-ar
A hi I<«jn tb«- liwl, MilWf ruffed a«r la.lt,
llm rill a || s aill brawl i, m Ml" a •>•■ Naitkl.
Half *rlii«n ibr nn^m, IK*i curb a Ha laaat
W km lb- aaarw Kia( riaalrl auJuiti' awl —
Awl br»* ikr Utl rim lilt a ilt laiVil l«ra
Awl —• '• a i.i lb* li<bl i4 Ha intri««\r b<-«r—
* |i 1.1 in .« aim a« il |iii»< »lrli{ht
\\ bilr alt a|«-nn| In rlrai ( i frul> < »«J ni<bl.
% 11 lH«-ir ia lb* K«J-ai»lr >li*i in( lb» Lava.
Itrlarra bill aalr awl ^uJi alill b*Jia( 1*«a .aa—
Ait |a»ii'| Ibal h i.iw a Sri* Ilk '• ih<* v<mJ,
I hit h warb ki iah«ia( la.tb kiwtrr.l awl
fcnal.
Awl abrrr lb. i<a iw*ia <1 in nai riaab la»,
K m ibr a|>!ir ibat |> i 4rJ Ibr braii kK »»
V- <l«l4alll laII i biaar*! fcalb «b* b wt >4 |.ia»rf.
Tata ibr tan* -4 tbr brail I bal aawal «•! a*
•krir
II I I k I K ibar -1.1 lira a ibal «b »W ikr • air,
1.1>, lb 11' a£- , a.iar a .fc Ibr jr+i an 1 ibr uli.
Ilna, rbi' b-«*l H|rtlril iHr IrwM aja,
\ -I ruanr-l lb' haul U-l fii-m ibr u aua jairJ
|af—
tla*• liir- abi|i naillr*l 'b< la* «W i4 ln»lb.
■ xaaaal iW jii'i— tkmt a|asa| • • Ibr |aaiba it >■(
J •**%.—
Itrrr, atwai irlana Ihnr naib auaai-a al U«l,
1 % I'b'f lb aa d.iaa lba« Iw -a* Ml ibr l'a«l
fl««f Ifrf,—#»| • iffl »• Ul'Vr *|«»|
U IW(f |Mffliih MPtllr* llir litltr w hitr r.»| —
"Hi- litiiit*# lii»t in • Jir 4II Miiltffl hrtr—
LhH tsfil fttill nhi |*i* <1 tbul
•Wf.
*1 h« |»ec (h it I lhr tinr lti4l I rrjirr-J —
TV ii»«» rrt «»l r»«*riw , 4IU— *U «rv e*i«)rair —
\ ■1 «!l 4if tnrntrnl • • »»( •*•«*» h«*ii
Krt li(r ihr ill 'iw llul rnriirlr ibr iiurr
llrrr, b»U •• »H- mmIim k»*m,
Mr till* |nctttff. »Wirt I v«>«n»,—
I • • s ■ . • < ii'i.i* nr.
.%•*! iW (if U itui Im^kIt 4«r *1111 iM mm
tHl I 9«Kti <•* <«rw irrw-t, iK« |4r i«uif» to h«*4,
U j%» fh mm* v»#r\r| Uithri Ivhiitii—>
>t»il •• OH* klk Milk tlul luff »tlt—
TIui Ullkr »h»le r< Il4£t th •! •»ih>1* «*»tKr | Uni
Nr» Oilra »«, Jui>, !*"**
H >, f, 0 H'iVf. 5-1.
rui \THV HO\KDING.
»T T. »■ AITMI'R.
It w »» 4 happT ila* in th«* h»«iar whrn Mr
Jrnk.r* nu<> knuwn th* tni 'hat he had «r
curvd •uiiiiiM-r t».ardti.£ »ith Urii* r< nbtrn*;
J'.>r >-\rr\ in t*l, natural «• iwu-h In tfi.uk. »a*
f tlnl with j'lriMitl aiiiH*i(>jtn><i« I»ick and
Tkii wrrr alui>«t »ild «%ith delight, jihJ Mr*
J»:iL Irlt »*•* t«i jlrnut ihr inaltrr Out
•Im lianll* kn- *» »hat t«» «l«i with h*r»«*l!".
•• I!••«% niwrh riijov the aatimirr
• t «l th»* Utti-r,«i*»t «ti«1 n»rr afain. " What
a <*hangr friMti kul, iwrllrnng mill lo Mul
an<1 |il« j»ant *i*»l» arw) ti« Id* ' f roin thr Mi
fmc. »u«;tiaiit air «>f a crnwdrd cor to • pur*
an«1 br»4r»* atnMwj.hrr*' And, then. I ahall
fori ao frlir»rd about thr rhtldrrn Tom and
l»ick will ha*r a frrr ranjrr."
•• \Sntr all," would rrtuark thr hu»ban«i,
•' »c thai I HfWt hralth. Oiat trrratrM of all
V. mnn.'»
Iler»* was tho bmadest rr»ling-place lor
Mr Jeukin* v hi» thought* went on tw*srd*
th» untried future— the future of country hoard
imjt That aomrbodv »vuld br disappointed,
he hid arnmis misgivings; but health would
»-oiii|»ii»ale l..r any dnnlnrlta t<< personal
c>mfort which might happen to arise; ami
that such drawbacks would come, he felt tu»
well assured, ac the image of that little houw
•imI its little r«um* stood forth distinctly br
fore the eyes of hia wind.
Well, in due time the family of Mr. Jen
kins was ready for lU summer migration—
< arpeta had heen taken up and parked away
in tobecro, little valuable* distributed, tor aale
keepinf, among friends not so fortunate a*
themaeltea in being able to escape from the
city, and all the *ar:ed necessary arrange
menu for leaving the town house emnpleted.
The superintendence of all tins, with a great
fnrt of the actual labor, fell upon Mr*. Jenkins,
wh« was, by the time everything waa ready
for Um in«*e. so completely worn down with
fatigue that she could hardly aland
It was Ut» m the *ftern*«n nf mte of the
hottcat and m»»t oppressive day* of tl e *ea
w*, thai Mr. ami Mr*. Jenkins, a do>i»e»iic,
and four children (Dick and Torn ha I pone
out in the mornun» in a furniture wayun, by
which had hern tent trunk* of clothing ami a
few article* of furniture.) took their »-al* in
a carriage and atarted for their summer r*
Irval
" < 'h, how rnv head dora ache !" aan) Mr*
Jenkins, placing Iter hand up<x> her Ion-head
" It haa ached all dav a* if it would bur*t. I
really leel »ick."
" You have uver-fatieued youraelf. Tlie
dav I *« lir«u e*e« **i*e|y hot, and you have
worked too bard. Hut a season of re*t ami
renovation i» before you."
" \nd thankful I am for it llow j;lad I
shall It-el when I ran lav ni« head u|>un inv
pillow to-night, far away from the heat and
iioiim jimI stilting air* of ihe city
lite carriage was movinc on hn«kly, ami
•t v»a* not loog b«ii>re ther wrerc over the
hr dirr jih! hrvoml \\r». VhlU'U-lphia, Willi
the country all »round tL.ni.
" flow h.-jutiful •" rirlamii'il Mn. Jn>
k|i>». M ll»-y |taa*ed one of the n«-alr»t awl
iiuwt highly unarmed |>larv» on tin- load.
" It it, ladeed, «eiy beautiful," returned
Mi Jenkina, hall ai^'hing a* he »j*>kr ; for, in
airoti? MnlraM, cann- up in hia m**|*iital>i>ii
\hf fall* unimproved, i"ouifi>rtIr*a, ai.d unin
viting «l<«n.oil of farmer • 'rabtn-e, am1 he tcli
tli.,t in the mind of Mrv Jenkm* were t\|>e<>
and.ahado*« oi thing* in muntrv lile ihH in
be realised
" IWauiiful' very beautifulcame from
tin li|n of Mr* Jenkina, aa one I>«ih'm'|im l\
nn;>ro»ol r»»tJrurr alter another «u (aawd
" How much I »hall cnju* Itiynelf'" »lir
«*oul«l add, every now and itien. " 1 alwat*
likoJ the country.
\ti«-r turning oil Ihhii the uiain nwul, Mr«
Jeukiit* »-e.i«rd hrr admiring; rrmarka and
leaiM-d bark III lite carriage Thev had rid
dm al«»ut hall a iuil<* further, and were nrar
tlx- old «-berr* In* point-d out to Mr. Jen
kiii* on hi* hr*t *iail to 1'ial neighborhood,
when tlte lady «aid, u »he glanced Ironi tin
carnage w mdow—
•* Thai'* a m«*an-hooking place "
I'lie eoi ,,| Mr. Jt-nkin* followed the di
r»vti<«i uki-n by ttioM* of hia wile, and rr»ted
on the not \eit atlru'tite reauleiice of tanner
t'rabtree. Kvcu I •** attractive than before
did it How >|i|eir in hia eyra. lie did not
repl* to hi* wile * remark . lor he cuuld not
find it iu h:* h< ut to tell her th«- troth; and
vet tin truth inii^i come, arid ilut right
ay.
•• Tumi "It here,* -Mid Vr Jmkin* to tin
•Ifi'w. 4» thr* iM'hrtl tin i.|«| «h«-rr\ ihr.
" I hil imi'i tke plmrwr, in a quirk
»i 'V ol «ur|iri«i- a,i.| ditappninlmrnf, Irom ihr
Ii;>» >>l Mr« Jriikma, 4* Iramd from ihr
lutr... window, ..;h1 too* in .il a .laorr, all
tin- hraulie* u| ihr form Innim*.
•• \>». thi» i» if» plaiv'" r>'lurii<si Mr
J« ikn>«, « ill a««um.-d rhr« rlulm »« •• Viki
f »»r thr «i.n| in « trooi tin* |<>wl," hr ad
«1«1, III a luor nf .
Mr* Jrnk na nude i.o furlhrr iraurk, hut
>k 'u< k iii a airiaf, wi.il>> a »had"w rtiiK'
•t> aim,; inrr her fare.
Il»w hi* li*j>I <li» » arh>* " »li» murttiur
ed. a lc« minute-* jttrrward*
Armed al L»t. ihr family dear* nded friHii
th>- Mlliagt, am] wrrr rerrnrd by Mr. and
Mr* < r»btn> \tith all Jur formality 1'imr
Mr* Jnikin* tried to lir rhat-rful ami look
|>l"»vil Milt it w.*« a tain ilTorl. She wa»
It ill) * •> k — lM,MWNRM4illNllMMM
*» 1'nnn «\liau»tl«Ml ami taligur. \n«i tin*
« u> thr Ntcr t.irtn hmiar where »hr w.t* to
ojh-ihI thr tumityr mi delightfully'
•• Will vou >hi>* mr our room"* a*kid
Mr* Jtrikin*. *««>n aftrr llrii entramv.
Mr*, t "rabirre rondurtrd hrr to thr room
whirh ha<i brrn duly »rt a|>art a* ihr ore *hi
w i* to occupy with hrr hu»'iaul, ai.d, a« »h>
ntrnd it, rrmarked—
" It think you will liml it »rry romlbrulili
lierr, roa'ain Thia i» uur »pare room."
I l»r evr* of Mr* Jenkin* w»re thrown
around thr apartment eajjerly
•• It • *rr* •mall," **a* h«-r only remark.
•• Wr iliink it ijuitr a tumble room,' n<
turned Mr* • rabtree, in a lotce thai *how>-d
a alijjht movement of di»plra*urr
•• Will *>iu a*k my huaUand to rume up'"
•aid Mrs. Jenkina.
" Certainly, maain " Ami Mrs. Crabtp-r
Irlt thr room.
V\ hrn Mr Jenkin* rutrrrd tlw chamber,
h«> found hi* wilr »iititi(* n> ar onr ol" thr win
dowr* with lirr l«*iwt Mill on.
'• Can't thr» gi«« u* a lai^« r room than
Una'" »fn* aaked.
" No my dear. It'• thr large*! rhambrr
in iIk- Ijouar," replied Mr. Jenkin*.
•• Wr ean nr»er brrathe in a el«»ri likr
tin* I Ire I tuI)orated already. How ch>»e
and impure thr air w !"
Mr. Jciikino raiard i»o of Uir window aiiui
were cU^eil.
•• K.ig carpct' I'gh' I never could bear
rag cirpn!" now muttered Mr». J«iikin», a*
»he caat her eyea upon the flour. Then ahf
liaik'M towarda tin- narrow, mounUin-lik*
b»<d. ami, iii»uiiiIv ri*uig, thr*-w h«-r*«-l| U|x>n
II, •iiikuiv, w> *he did •», kiiih- two feet
among liw ft at hi re.
•' A leather bid, a» 1 live! <i\»idn«»»! 1
can never aleep oe that."
•• e'll U II theiu Ui give ua a inattrcM,'
%aid Mr. Jenkina, calmly.
•• Tea chancee to one if they haw such a
thing in the houar," rcj lied Mra. Jenkina.
And m it proved; for the ehanct-a were all
against the mattrcaa.
" Oh d»-ar' oh dear!" murmured poor Mra. |
Jenkina. " II" tiita la um of the pleaaurea ot
country warding, and there are to be many
wore of the aame kind, we will have a delight
ful unie tf it."
'• We're here trow, and muat try and make
the beat ve can of it," replied Mr. Jenkina. j
I" You will aoon get uaed to little inconven
leuow. Health, pure air( and a free rang*
lor the children are the main thinga We
' cannot cipcet all the comfort* ami elegancie*
of a city reaidenee."
Mr*. Jcnkina aighed. F«r a little while
longer alie remained half irrenolute She wa*
M rioualjr conadenng the propriety of going
(tark forthwith to the city. Then ahe quietly
laid aaido her bonnet, ami began to nuke pre
paration* to remain. Nearly her firat act wa*
to go to the waah«land for the pur|**e of hav
ing her hand* and f»<v in cool water. Hut
the pitcher *u empty. No, not «iactly
cmptv . for in the bottom lav a dead bird, from
which came a strong decaying odor aa ahe
lifted the pitclier from iU place in the ba*m.
" Nice preparation* for Ixtarder*," *aid the
lady fretfully, " and a plcaaant earneat of
thing* to come. I wn»h you would go down
and tell Hannah to bring up Kdwird and Ma
ry."
Mr. Jenkm* did aa de*irrd. From that
tune until let w*« read*, Mra. Jenkin* wa«
bo«y with t*ie rbtldr^n and other little matter*
of preparation Puring tin* |>ern«l Tom and
lliek hail come in with red, aunburnt face*,
and clothea aoiled to an extent that alm«*t ag
muted the mother, who, wa* a woman, be it
known, who had "an eye for dirt." They
had found a running atream near by, and alto
a gix*l atai-d pond lletween damming the
ktrtam and mailing <>n old plank* mi the |«>nd,
tlit*« had managed to pa>* a delightful day at
ihe et|ieiuw of a g<»«d deal of aullrnng on the
part of their clothea
At tea time. Mr* rrabtrre looked urate
1 I**r fir»t impre*aion« in regard to Mr* Jen*
k.n* Here nut good. M». Jenkin* w a* quite
a* favorably mi|»rr«>rj hi regard to hcrarlf.
" lla»e \»u a tnattre** n*k<<l Mr* Jen
kill*, while ihrv <ut at the tea table
"A ntaltre**!" Mr* <'rabiree did not
i*««mpreheiid the meaning «if the qucation,
" Yen I l>e«rr »leep oil a feallter bed.
"Oh! \inattre**' No, ma'am. We
Itjten'l a iiultrev. Hut youll find that a
u rv nice, comfortable bed It ha» m it o*er
•evenly pound* of the »ffj be»t leather*."*
'• I «nulil die before 111.1111111^'" *aid Mr*
lenktus, with little effort to hide her feeling*.
*1 Mill thin* you tn have the bed re
looted, ami »r will *le«p on tin* *aeking to
night. To-morrow we can hate a niatlrraa
wrought out."
" There i« lio wkini; bottom to tl»e lied,"
replied Mr* I'nililrre. •• It i» e»ir«J«tl "
" I 'ordi-d
" Ye». ma'am."
"(Hi dear' Then what *hall we do' I'd
rather »U*'p wi tile tloor thau on that leather
wd."
*' It*, a elean leather l«d, ma'am,"
did Mi*, t rahtree, an indignant iIiikIi hi her
fare and am indignant lunr hi her tiiiw, Sb"
lit] |Kl| Itlllv COIII|IN lo'lld llll' llllJIVllDII of
\|i* Jenkiu*
••\Vr iln not in iho h 4*1 douhl that," naid
Vtr. Jriikin*, w ho saw that tlnir landlady's
ii:>««< WM MMWInI III the dark. "Tit*
rilhrr tn<d I* ill llltl unr could ilrtitP, Itul
iM*«rr »W|» on am tiling but a luattrvM,
winter or ■iiiiiiimt. |Yrhaj« you ban a
>traw bed'"
"OIi ten There'* a *iraw one tin
ier llii' leather l**d "
•• Ju*t iIh lliiag NflM Mr Jeiikin*.—
• I'jk>- 1W1V the feath.il l*-d, aiul Mr'll do
lery well."
S.i that ilitn. ultv wmk HIoI.
The night Uut . I prmed to lie a
m<»t »ultry ink*, 't'lu' )ouiig< >t child lay in
a cnti br*|<lr tin- !► «l, 011 winch riclllliil—W»
will not ».i\ »h j t Mr. and Mr* Jeukina,
with another child I'ii the tide n« *t the
prili were two window* , hid neither of them
could ho left ojwti, becauM* tin* crib »<» not
Ihrce (m'I from th«-ni. and what littlr air **»
»tirring came Irum tlut quarter, and it wa»
nil «.•!•• to hi it bo>w on tilth' Mary, who
wa* aubwi't to croup. Into the other two
window*, at tin- f'Mit of the be J, wIikIi were
|urtlv rained, e«me not a breath to Ian into
something like Initio motion the »liyk'irhair
of the ehandwr.
\ot for year* had Mr* J* nkm* »le|>t with
out a light in hi r chamber Hut »lic w..*
dimined to make the riprrinwnt on thin ocev
Mott. Such a thing a* in oil lamp there w.m
not in th? honv A |on,j tallow randh- wu
III on retireitig to bed, with the ho|ie that it
would burn all night. Twice hail N|r. Jen
kiti* b«x-n ron*i.| by hi* wile from a tranaient
doxe , once to tnuft thm candle, and utice to
rt-inove a fragment of wick that wan earning
it to " gutter" at a ni"*t alatinmg rate.
•' I v* ish you • «>uM w hat o'clock 11 m,"
*jnl the resiles* lady, arousing her huthand
for »h«* third lime. " It can't be long from
mommy."
•' lt'a just one o'clock," replied Mr Jen
kins, a<« he brought hi* watrh near to the cm
dle.
" Only one o'clock ' It will never be day
light ' ' ••jcUihhiI Mr*. Jenkins.
•• Try and get to sleepMid Mr. Jenkins.
"Sleep! There isn't a wink of sleep in
me. There ' What l> that!"
Mr*. Jenkins raised herself up as a bird
Hew in at the window, and commenced dart
ing about the room.
"It's a bat Take care'" replied Mr.
Jenkins. " Don't let it fall on your head.—
They bit! terribly."
Thi» was enough to causc Mrs. Jenkins to
dro|» down as if phot, and bury her face in
the clothes. Mr. JenkiiiH lay for a minute
or two, watching the bird as it flew about the
room. Then ruing, he trud to drive it out.
While engaged in thia interesting employ
ment, the bat darted against the candle, and
instantly tiie room was in darknesa. Here
was a dilemma! There were no matches at
hand, and Mrs. Jenkins was afraid to let her
husband go down stair* to re-light the candle.
To add to the perpleiity of the moment, lit
tle Mary awoke and commenced crying for a
drink of water. Keeling his way io the
dark, Mr. Jenkin* succeeded in finding the
pitcher, and, after a further search of nearly
a minute, made out to tutn up a tumbler.—
Twi*«, during the time occupied in thi* ef
fort, the bat awept mcIi*« to hi* he* that
| ita wings hruahed hta cheek. At lehgth, a
glaxa of water waa brought to the child's tip*,
ami ahe cruard crying and commenced drink
tng. Hut only > mouthful or two had hern
taki'n, ere ahe puahed the glaaa away and
*pouted tin* water from her mouth, aaying
that there wa* aomething in tin) water. Eye*
being of no u*o under the circummnct-*, Mr*.
Jenktna thruat her Anger* into the tumbler,
and found, to her horror, aa many aa two or
three bug* therein, about the *iie of grain*
of coffee.
" Oh merry !" *be etrlaimed, *• Mary ha*
*wallowcd a bug a* aure a* the world' The
tumbler i* full of litem.''
At tin* Mary l>egaii to cry afreah—the
word* of her mother had frightened her—
and ahe continued to cry for the neat hour.—
That waa a night long to I* remember«"d b\
Mr and Mm. J.nkin* • teemed to them
a* if tiayllffht would ne*« «*Moe (tripping
with pert titration, and bIiih.*i *iiff<ate.l in the
datk, cluM. •ultrv air, titer lay murmuring
niiT their discomfort nntil morning. A* fur
Mr* Jcnktn*, *be d< •larM, iiit*}ui>orallv,
*he would not remain in that >lsr»' a day.
Imfl r IInt. after the aim I.: 4 riaen, a aobrr
consultation wji It.-1.1 ; hi which all thr prna
and rtMi* were fully diaruwrd Tlie remit
w i» a dceiaion to remain a week or two at'
Irul, and ki*!' the place a trial. Hut, in «»r
<)< r to ilu tlua, it waa determined that Mi
Jenkuin «hould acrid out on that *ery dir, a
mattreaa, K .uf framea for thr window to
keep out Wai« and bug* at ui|fht, oil for lamp,
■Utrh<'*, and »ome dutrn other article* tlut
w«rr no* aeen to indi*|M*ntihlr.
At hreakfaat time the family met at thr
table in thr vnall dining routn. Ilrt-id and
huttrr, fried bacon and coffee, com p« wed thr
mral. Mr. Crahtrev waa atxvnl , hr had
atarti-d for thr city with hi * marketing be lore
di\light, taking* with hint all the freah laid
ran<l n<-w madr hutU r, which were to he
•rrtni lo a Uurding hoiiar with which hr
had a nmtrai't for the aupplv of theae arti-1
rle* Thr huttrr wa» ae.trcvly ratable; at
which Mr ami Mra Jenkinaamnewhat won
dered. A* for the coffee, it wu» poor, wa
ti r\ Muff, and the "cream" with which Mra.
I'ralnr*-*-aought to nnprote ita quality waa
nothing more not !•••» than »kim-imlk
The m«*al jiimumI in alienee, ami then Mr.
Jeiikina «tarti-d for the city. He had to walk
half a in11'* hi unler to inert the »iage In
the afternoon, having »ent out thr malt m m
and other tiling* needed f.ir their romfort, h«
l» It in the Mage.
There were heavy of clouds in tin"
we*t, which Mr Jenkin* did not nlwur un
til after leaving the cit\ Jul not, there
tor.-. pro* i.|r him*elf with an umhralla
IIUck«r •ml blacker cr- w tlic»e cloud*, and
III ihf time hr IimI |o !r.nc ,.ie Mlf lhr<
li.td curtailed III** wIwile heaven* Mr Jen
klit*. fearful of t*ciM|T caught in a aiimmer
thimri, hurrti-il on In* <* a\. hut In- had not
(•one half tlic di*tance from |Ih* turnpike to
Mr Crabtree'a, l«cfotc dovtn came the rain in
a j<rrfect torrent. Hr *»ught the vlielter of
a Iter, alter toaked to the akin, and
ktiHul there for a * hole hour. Hut mil il
rained oil, while the lightning flaahrd »i*id
I* and the thunder rolled with an alin««t in
r«»«ant jar. At laat, beginning to f«-«-l chill
itl in hi* wet garment*, Mr Jenkin* rim
eluded that It Would I*' be*t fur hllll to get
hutne , *o off he »tarte<l, in the fire <»f the
driving storin, along a road now ankle deep
with mud.
On arriving at the houae, N. ro, who either
•lid not know him, or alhrtid ignorance on
tin- aubjeci, made a da»h at him. a* on .1 form
er tavaaion. and tin* lime pot j g«««l month
I'll out of hi* pantaloon* U-fore he wa* called
offby farmer''rahtree, who gave the dog a
•oiiiid thrilling for hi* o»er-watchfulnc*» —
For thi* Mr Jenkin* wan not forgiven by
Nero, who rarely e»cr Buffered him to pet
peaceably into the hou*« on in* daily return
from the city.
That night wa* a more comfortable one for,
Mr an<l Mr* Jenkin*, a* the atom) cooled
the atm<*|'hcre, and they had heller *leepwg
arangement* than at (int. Ilut, on tb<v next
morning. Mr Jenkin* found hnt>*« If auffcr
in/ fiom an attack of rheumatism, an old
friend of hi* for whom he had no very partic
ular regard.
It iimk liter a w>-ek f..r tV t.nnlv or .Mr
Jriikm* to pet aufficientlv well acquainted
with thing* around them to understand etact.
ly thru triiw p«*ition. Ily this time they
had *een a little deejw»r into the economical
arrangement* of the Crabtreea; but not deep
enough lo enable thrm to comprehend why,
being in the country, and • n a farm, the*
ahould hate *o few of the luturu* confident
ly anticipated. Hut on thi* head they were
in dur time enlightened.
" I know the mm" aaid Tom the oldeat
bojr, to hi* mother, after they had been in the i
country at*vit two week*, " why we never
have good Unttar."
" Well, what i* the reason'" aaked Mr*.
Jenkins.
" They «end it all to market."
" Not all Sime ta kept bark for the fam-!
ily."
'• Ind^l, then, and not a pound la kept
back," Mid Tom " Mr. Crabtree take* all
they make to town and *ella it for thirty-five
cetita, and then buys butter for u* at a quar
ter. Mr* frabtree *aya it'a good enough
for boarders."
" How do you know '" inquired Mra Jen-1
kin*.
" I heard her »ay »o."
" Are you certain?"
" Indeed I am. And all the frwh egg* are
taken to market, too. The fact 1a, they take
everything to market. You know the two
nice pears I brought you the other day'—
Well, Mr. Crabtree acolded Dick and me
like everything brcauac we knocked aome of
them from lbs tree, and aaid it waa no better |
than atealing. Yeaterday he stripped the
trw, and to-day all the frujt waa taksn lo ,
market It's too bad. I don't like it at all.
I thought when I came to the country, I'd
(jet plenty of fruit; hut I've hardly had a
ta»te."
When Mr. Jenkins mine home that even
ing, hia wife wan ahle to enlighten him on
the subject of bad butter.
•'Can thia really be trueasked that gen
tleman, in an incredulous tone of voice.—
" Send their good butter to market and buy
had fur us, when wo are paying them twenty
fire dollars a week ' I'll see about that."
On the neat morning, at breakfast time,
Mr. Jrnkinv said, after tavting the butter,
and then replacing the small |»irtiu» he had
taken u|n>» the butter-plate—
" Tl»e fact is, Mr Crihtree, I can't eat
your butter. You muat ha* 1 very bad gra*»,
very bad c«iw», or e\ e be very bad butter
makers."
The fieri t»f both Mr. and Mrs. t'rabtree
colored at this uiwipcctcd remsrk They
had good gras*. guod cows, arid were good
butter makers, and they knsw it, the allega
tion of Mr Jt-nkins, therefore, touched them
to the quick.
'• I in* i*i> i our loitter," »a* stammered
out hi xxih* confusion by Mr*. Crabtree.
" Not your butter!" eiclaimed Mr Jen
kills, in affected surprise, " Oli' I wa< not
aware of that I'm, then, In ui ha»e a taste
of your*, lor tlna i* eieerahle •tutl "
Mra. Crabtree could do no less itian order
a print of her nice yellow butter I* be brought
upon tbr table.
"Alt! that is butter I" eiclaiiued Mr
Jenkins a* be tj»t.-J it.
The way nearly a |>oiinJ print disappeared
was distressing to the eye* of Mr and Mr*
("rabtree
After breakfast, Jenkins took the farmer
aside.
" Mr. < rabtree," said lie, " how it it that
you ha»e been gmng us such miserable but
ler, when your own i« ol good <|ualitv ' 1
don't undei«tand it."
•• All my butter i* engaged 111 the city,"
replied the farmer.
•• It i»l"
" Yes, sir. and I most *er*e my custom
er*.
•' And all vour eggs, loo'"
" Yes, sir "
" So I hail l»vun to think. not hiMiigseen
a fresh egg on the table sinee I hate liecn
here All w»ur eream i* made into butler'"
" It ia."
"I now understand whv our coffee is so
|HNir Well, Mr. I'raMree, sll I hate In sav
i*. lliere will haw to be an immediate reform
nr you will b>« twenty*fl*e dollar* a »wl
IVrhap* it pay* you belter l'» » *ll your but
ler and egg*, 'ban to (red them toyour board
its If ~i, go on with your system, and w
will (ii karli lo (he eilv Wf p»y you for
lh<- lies! of evejythmg, at"! the b«-sl we must
hate. So now vou understand me."
There «u, of eourse qinle a huuing in
the I'rablrre hi»e Hut when the farmer
mid his wifr made a ealeulation of loss and
gain on the butler-selling and butter-feeding
n|N*rations, they wisely concluded to adopt
the latter system.
After that the Jenkinses fared a little bet
ler Nlill a* to real comfort they bad noth
ing of the article 111 the daytime, the sun
[mured hi* ray* ill around the little, unpro
teeted farmhouse, keeping Mis Jenkin* and
the younger eluldren in doors or confined to a
narrow range wiihout, and at night *hutthem
Up in small, rlo*e room*, wltere it xriiinl
»lni"«l nii|»>««ibl<' In lir> iIIh- < »!!•••• nf Iwh i'
rverv wm'Ii, Mr Jrnkiti* imtMil tin- ktagr,
and hi'l In walk hi lti«* hul *un to WiM I'lnl
.!• 1 <• 11 > 11 i.a fur an hiiiiiiIhi*. Ami fii*rj now
amt then lit- »n drenched with rain in going
Irwu lli< »Uge tn thi' farm huuae. Mick and
Tom were alwut tW only ones who really en
tovrd th'-inn'ln v ami they managed e*erv
if iv tu iret their rtothen in a condition that
completely horrified their mother.
1'iitil the latter | art i f AuguM, thi* coun
try comfort wa* pmIukiI, when, on returning
from the city one evening, Mr Junkina found
two of the children, Mick ami M iry, quite
*ick. They had considerable fever, and Mick
wan a little out of hl« head. Ahout a mile
away li*ed a doctor who wa» • Mummied im
mediately.
" What do you think ail* them !" »»ked
Mr* Jenkin* after the doctor had riainiiienl
the children.
" They have intermiitent fever,I premime,
replied the phyaician
" Intermittent f«ver'" ejaculated Mr* Jen
kins.
" Intermittent (rwr"' aaid the father.
" No dnuM of it. It i* prcrailirg ahout
here to an alarming citent," replied the doc
tor.
"Oh, dear sighed Mr* Jenkm« •• iu»
it come lo this * So much for country board
ing lM
'• It isn't always prudent to come into the
country at this season, remarked the doctor.
" I had no idea that it was axkly about
here," mm! .Mr. Jenkins.
" It isn't ordinarily. But there it a good
deal of intermittent snd biliou* fe*erjust at
thi* tune."
" We must go l»aek immediately!" Mid
Mr* Jenkins.
" Yes, immediately'" added her husband.
And so the next day, the Jenkinses made a
precipitate (light to the city, with two sick
children.
W A down-east skipper, with a boy, was
trying to manage a small aloop, when the
master of a Liverpool packet, who had been
dodging out of their way, incensed at their
awkwardneM, cried out—" What sloop is
that'" " 'Hie Sally, from Maine," respond
ed the Yankee lubber. " Who commands
her?" "Wall," replied the skipper, "1
undertook to, 6u/ I sweow iVe'i Ino mart for
mc.'M
M* He has most, that coteteth leaat,
From lb* Two World*.
THE INVINCIBLE HANI).
IT o. H. NILDSfttl*«*ft
I kuknl la Ik* CmiW'i ud ivy <Ud hall,
Thai •Mnw> *o frail** ami (ay;
I alra«»<l \<y Ihr aMwy'a gray MnuU*rin( wall,
I'aal ywlding In •ilrnl tiarav.
(iiJ aa I *»-W I-ark nn •!»«' yrara thai lutrltnj,
Hinrc iI«im rvina tnl ro* fl'* lk» »amj,
Aa I «igh*.l o'rr thr DK'ii nunllnl loiuU. f ihr iktd,
I m» ili» in*inriMr haad.
I luintJ lit ike ruck thai in majeal) alood,
Ami (luawil »>'»r |hr Ulktoa
That fur Bgn ha<l »»aih»ml lh# il .uu and ||,«
loul,
Ami aoiiM al th»ir fury t'en »o«
Uut whilr I lirlwll, »ilh a fwlinf uf [n i.U
Aii'i ilt>u(hl ihal I'-.r *)i b<* <*miU ataml
On hia floml ritated |«-ah, my »ain U>(»a lu tirrid*
I (aw ll 41 iuf iarilJ* ham)
I Hum) f«i«l lh» IV k lt> lU rii* linm
(Ha t»<jv *h<> |aiml l*r ■»» *a« (
Ilia ftn • in c mi Uifhl lunkril full hra«il« hum,
Ami hia hair with aHlirln>« »aa <ra*;
I (Mitanl iia I Irnknl >in hia lurruw |4«u*t>M ihrrk,
Wkrir l Imi «ln*|> ha<l lakrii ill ataml,
On hia rrtrrrixi fraturra m (tWiil ami iwrk,
I aa« ll al maiiirililr hamj.
O, (VIM n««(nl Tin* ? tht iut|>Utal4r •««?
KiUmii utrr all that I m*#,
The <rr*t aim) thr mifhl) muil ttfU In drriji,
AU ii itiirr !• mlijrjt to ill re.
It'll »tiru (iii«i ihr M'xll il)«4|>|k>inlnl I (It,
InJ Im I In I hl|i|ilrl Unl —
When I livil tu thr ir|iinii of <!•») «*» bi(h
I w mo intiiN-thU IkihJ
Adventure with a Gnzily Bear.
V California Inter in ll»«' 1 It*IciiA Southern
'Shu-Id, (an Arkanvaa |>a|ier,) relate* the
following adventure of Ihr writer and In*
companion, who were out alone looking for
new (told digging* —
We travelled iIm* third day until near dark,
ami although we j>a**>'d • nunilwr of ravine*
that looked aa if thev contained gold, alill we
puahed vn, drtrmnhed to make all the head
way [Maaihle thia day. Aboutawiaft, ween
i-aiujied iiiidrr the *heltrr of a Urge oak trve,
and coaiineitcrd preparation lor our »upj>er,
which we cooked aud de*|»tched in a very
ahort lime, having eat nothing aiixv morning
Having made our tied, w«- were about lying
tlown, when my companion, wIhi had hern
looking tteatlfaatly at the hru«h lor «<>metiine
about Iw nty \arda behind ua, w lii*|>eri d lo
me, " 'I o'le'a a griulv hear in the bruah."
At lira! I did not lielietc be »i> aerioua,
thinking tli.it he merely w nhed to we how I
would art , hut when I turned iny head, I Haw
the reality. There, within twenty yarda,
Mood a huge grillly l«e*r, with ey.-* like two
lamp*, iflarinc on ua. In the mind of every
miner, our tu t with regard to a griu'y bear,
.» lirmly iinjiMMnl, th.>l ii, U»e mi'\ nafety •»
ill climbing a tree. Flight t» out u, the qui »■
lion , a l» ar ran outrun ihe *Mifte»t runner
l'ri««ing n»< r» i* UH'Icaa . a 'war will take
lo thr water like a water-«|>aniel; *•> that the
tree, and the tree alone, ia the only M-curity.
Fortunately l«>r ua, we were encamped un
der a lar^e tree, one of the ami* of which
hung within aeven feel wf the ground. tin
tin* 1 ra»t my eve, and telling *n> ctKiipatiion
to fidlow, I made a -print* aurrwedH in
catching it, aud twiating my ki;» on lo it I
then got into thr fork, ami, turning around.
IouihI the hear luil advanced to within ten
yarals aaf u», and inv mtnpinpHi w is swinging
to iihI frt, unahle to get hi* uj>. In a
HMMiMiit I »>• out on tin liinti •(•sip, and
bending down, I caught linn hv the tr«aw«ers,
and |hiIIc<| him up, juxl a* tlx- brir iT'i '<» flic
tr»f Wi could easily jierca-ite tin rage and
divappoiiitnK'iit of gnuly, when he »j» us
safely eeaia-d hi the fork of the Irre. lie
gave a loud growl, and attet walking five or
•it tiinew round the trunk, •tuna! mi In* hind
I<"l'», anal gate it a most terrifia* hug While
rating our supper, we had a few drrtpsof rain,
of *hi«*|i we thamght Mhing, a* it wanted
no ma>re thin a nionih aif the rainy M-aaon.—
However, it began to coiih down now in tor
rent*, and ramtinufal »o for famr hour*, with
out nne fair moment. Our situalio* now was
anything but aiMnfnrtahle, w ith mrthing hut
•lurt anal trnwsere on, *itiuig in the fork a>f 4
tree, drenrhi-al to tlo- skill, ami a grizzl) laear
wailing for ua below. We ramtinued so un
till day-light, when the heair girt "p and
walkeal slowly away toward* the hruah, l««**k
ing baek at us every inutnent. At |j*t he
diaaappeareal, anal when we thoaight we had
given hnn •utl'firnt lima- to raime lark if he
intended, we »tade ttealthily down the tree,
and hating tulla-al up our blanket*, ran for anjr
lite*, leaving behind us provisions, rooking
uteusil*. »nd everything except bedding and
a small lug of flour, whieh I gra*pcd 111 my
hand while starting. We rootiuued running
for four haaur*, until we were certain we were
a»ut of rcarh aif his bcarship, ami thrn had to
lie down fraam eahaustinn. After resting tor
a>otns time, we made a firr. and flour hetnf
the only Ibd we had, cmikcd some dough
halls ota*r the hurtling Micks, and watheal
them »Hwn with water. The second night
we arrived safe at the ' Old Bar," and reg
istered a tow never to g" prrvspartmjf again.
Poddy • Hoot*.
Wr heard a gtuvl on<v— Myithe "Newark
Mercury,"—of a rrrm sprig from the Em
erald Isle, who, the other day, entrrrd a hoot
More in this cut, to purchase himself a j>air
of •' brogsna " After overhauling hta stock
in trade without being able tQ suit hi* rut
•oiner, the shopkeejier hinted to him, that he
would make him a pair to order.
" And what will yer ax to make a good
pair i» them'" uked Pat.
The prtce »« named ; Paddy demurred,
but after • " bating down," the thing was a
trade. Paddy was about leaving, when the
other railed him, asking—
" What site shall I make them, sir f"
" Och !" cried Pat, promptly( " nl*er mind
about the site at all—make them as large as
re e*nt*anlent1r fart for the money !M
ELLIOT 8 MONUMENT
Well, after the lapee of tight ecore >eare
from the decetae of th« ' A pottle to the Indi
una," it it reeolved to eitct a monument to hi*
virtuee.on the spot where hie " duet returned
'o the duet a* it wae."
Hut ran the reader f ueae what aort of a
monument le to remind the paaaing traveller
of the old Pilgrim Apoeiie, and commeroorau
(he (Karartrr of the aeverely eirnple Poritai
miaaionary of the croea to the ruJe deniten*
1 of tlie wilderueea, whoee ferocity he tamed bj
ilie power of a plain eld-faahiuiieJ gtwpeP It
la not our purpoee, however, to torment the
leader by leaving him to the eternal auapenee
of vain conjecture, though it stay he a poor
relief to know that ibey who Lave undertaken
to garniah the good oian'a aapulchre, hv»e re
volved to diaplay * ( VnnMnn eolurnu aa the
fit memorial and ciprcMive emblnn of Puri
tan, Pilgrim, and \p»etolic Mrictity in the
[icrvoil of the devutet! and aelf-deny mg Klllot'
For ouraeliea, we would, ■ thooeaod tuiiee
over, prefer to »ee ifie grave o| Klliot marked
by the rudeat moM-grown ruck that ever tum
bled from the crag, than by the ullmt that)
and moat gurgi-oe < apital that have ever yet
repr>nentcd the luauriiua and corrupt *gc ol
(jreec* on the vetpe of her ilnwn-lall
•' Kirat uiiitlwnnl
tnd i»M» plum, lli» niilrw. IkrfM nw,
IV l»ni<' ihrn, «iih il». »»t malum ,
Ilrr «m> pillar l«iiurua< U«t
Tbrrirli •hrr wrtatk '•
It m mil our to obtrude ad»ice on
the Committee who lu*e taken in hand ao
IfiMMl a work w that of hallowing Uk* jtrmr of
Klliot for a holy l« »v>n to mnliitudta of [nua
er* by, who nii^ht other* iv have no thought
of hi" mortal r>-«iin?-|>ljre, hi* attnlljr lift* and
tfrrwrou" d»«ila. and yet »w |>er*uaded
that no it.ini.ttfr- «ould acrrne to the reputa
tion of that Committee, nor to thr objeet
of their endeavor, ahould they atudy the r«»
rtrrtinna of Mr. AddiMMi m Weatminiatrr Ab>
U-y, and ptrtieularly hi* comment* on tha
monument to Sir C|oude»ly 8ho»e|.# Thr?
might thru ptrretve, that however beautiful
ill ilarlf, or hi it« plarr, may he a (■pki-m-Ii'"
plume or a Corinthian rolumn, neither th«
ihm nor the other ran deronie the Rravn of
tbe i»»«»d old " Aj'<mile ti> tbe Indiana."—
W'orruler Sf,y,
•*(«■< t«f*. N» ?•
A Damper
Ihnurl W.lntrr wit .>nr« traveling in New
llainpahtre, n«*nr On* plate of hi* btrth. Meet
ing an aged man, whom Im> knew in Ina youth,
lie nrmaieil him. •ml without making hllttaelf
known, began t > nnke xm' incline* in re
lation to the W rlatitt tauuly The old man
•aid—
" Vm, I knew Mr. WrUtrt v»« U—|n> wa*
a old man, but lie i*detd lion lit* «mi,
Kxilirl. i* a fatimoa law trr. I lute heard
him plead mm in t»ur cttort "
'• Hut," *ud Mr W , " hid the old man
no other aoo* I"
" It arema to me I do recollect tint hi" had
another »»»li Daniel, | U-lieie tliey called
linn ; kr n friirlhimg />»•«• ifau n in M<u$i*Ku
«< lit trimrtchrrt."
A Reliable Witneu
\ llmMirr «r>, called upon the »t»nd ivtn
out Wtil, to teatlfy to the cliarartrt of a
bfoth«'r lliMirr It wa* #« follow*
" )|om long bai* vihi Vm.wn Mill Buah
whark f"
" K*er iiirr hr wa* U»rn."
" What ia hia general oharartcrT"
" letter .\ , No I 'Hove par a my
great way."
" Would >ou believe him on oath
" Ye* air ec, on or off, or any other way "
" What in vour opinion, arr hi* qnaliftet
lion* to good rbiru'trr'"
" llf I* the heat a hot on the pramc* or th«
wo«*K ; h« can *h*»e an cye-wink"1! off a
wolf, 1« far j» a *hooting iron will earn a
ball, he ran drink » ipiart »( hrandv a dav,
and chcwa lobar") liki a how
;y A girl out W«wt, Imung bw»*iw wca
ry of *wgle blcMi-dncM, i* aaid to haie writ
ten a« folKiwa to a pnwa*tmating loier. Head
her ap|M at, and think how many a fair ooe ta
pming in like manner, in lonelineaa, anlely
through your mud negler*
I)rtT Jim — <vome right off if you're com*
in' at all, 'cauw Sam llnlm** ia inaiatin' that
I ahall hair him, an' hr hoc* an' ki*»ca »na
ao rontinniMv, I ran t hold out much longer
I muat ha*e a frllrr a lure neat winter 1 can't
•tar' it anv longer. Vour llama,
Sult A**.
Who arc ywu '" a«ked a long Utfged
, CoiiiHTticutite, ojf a rather overbearing con
ductor on the New Haven Railroad.
" I am the conductor of thesr para."
" And all the folk* in Vm, I »|«*f
•' Ym." (Shorter than pic cruat.)
•• Wall, I iwow ! if that ain't a pooty gt>*
Yco'i a ronduetnr r»f other fnlka, and don't
know how to conduct youraelf. (loah !"
A man was brought »ip hy a farmer,
and accused of »<r»ling *>me duck*. Tna
farmer aaid he ahould know them anywhere,
and went On to describe their peculiarity.—
" Why," faid the counael for the primtr,
" they can't be mich a very rare bn**l—I
ha»e aome very like them in my rani."—
" That'a very likely, air," *»id the farmer,
" 1'heae are not the only duefca of the aoit I
have had atolen lately."
Srr*r is a lUiutoanOrnct.—Dutchman
—" 1 vanta to git pay for • pi# vat ter railroad
ia run over."
Secretary—" How came the engine to run
cm your pig 1"
Dutchman—'* Vy mine pig waa coram along
and ter railroad waa coming along, aod ter
pig did not ae« ter tailmad comin aloof, tad
ter pig v#nt to run under ter railrotd *en tt

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