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JtIOHT. Th sunlight fade* b*t, and twilight's gloom Cover* *ll the rorth in eonihttr gray, A slowly wane* the veer'* last day, And deepening shadows (111 my room Thus with her ekvndy and her mmny day*, Along the shore* ol time she pa**e down, The darkness i- her pall, the star* her crown That deck her like a myriad of rayw. MOBMMt. Fa r in the orient the morning bright Peep* Irom tw.nis.th the cloud* ol gray; * It ia the new year'* dawning day That aheds on happy earth it* welcome light Farewell to happy year* torever down; 1 gladly welcome in the new rear'* light, (loping it may he n* to a* bright A* the happiest year that'* gone. Kipe Apples. Apple* ml and apple* fair; See them lying here and then-. In the market, on the stand. Everywhere throughout the Un.l. How the children love to eat Apple* ri|>e ami rosy' There they come with tnetrv ht"ut, I a>t* an.t^laa***, -chool i* out. With hi* pennv nil NrJ Hut* an apple round ami red Roguish Nelly lose* so well Apples ripe and rosy In the orchard, on the htU. In the cellar, in the rush, Apple* ml and apple* tear. Pippin*. Baldwin* everywhere. I'onni.\ o.uidreu loreso well Apples ripe si d rosy Kven l>obhui. tailhtul h*r.t Dobbin dearly lore* a least s>iutTs the air, ; (inks ap hi* ea:* W hen the 1 y tru . . s- Well ho Know* he'll get hss *i*re. Apple* rip* an '. rosy. II . i ,> \ Heaven hine* and urn.. lv A| pies t e and r\ A Tarn of Fortune's Wheel. . ■ ■ :t v. .. ■ • ■ . . .p.: t vv i, Itiithi never s : I 1 rti ha She • f" It i' 1 tombing I'hi ip Lumei s brow ;i change dat nnist cone toehforr o.u on Nora -hi not I tint. n<>:- cry out nor wn Slt<- -at stiilnitd hivon d. whi site claimed her bands with a strange fei ling that henct forth In had .i .. In r seH—only those wak hands with which to fight the battle of life. "Twelve o'clock,"said Chlo. looking . noon or midnight. He l/rd r<-t his sou), 'pears like lie always was sion restiui here, he nebber could settle down but de Lord, He knows. ' Little Runny was 'binding at her mother's knee and looking up with le r pathetic eyes. Even to the child tic mystery and miracle of death was maui • fail t or to speak to him. "Come, honey; papa's asleep," cried Chhtc. "You can kiss iiim good by, and eooie wid your auntie. I'll jt s FRED. KURTZ, Editor and l~*ro|>i *iotor. VOLUME XII. , settle her for her nap, tut' den you'll may be get a wink. If ebber a poor soul wanted r.st. you does." Nora shook Iter head. She felt that her | heart was uh> Hill, her brain to busy for ' sleep. The past, with all its memories, moved before her a shilling pageant tine short dream of hive.pique, estrange, nrent; a marriage hurried into madiv that one should know that site was not pining; the few resiles*. stormy, miser able years; her Ultie child, who had on. e mote wnkenfsi her heart to ecntacv. only to thrill it witit a deeper pain . and now. death litis sudden stop to a. . Rut there was Htt le time lor retrosp.at or meditation. The future lay before her a flit tire of struggle and toil. Sic knew that when her bid- w. re tatd there would be but a few hundred do. a:s ;t'ft, on \ enough to go North to perhaps to: tindioa! tr atun tit for Runny, and afterw nd *lc scar, a \ dared to fa.-e tli-at afterward' i'hiiip l-eonard's tuorta. r< mams were aid und. r tin magno.ias. anl the young wuiow was making her hurried prvp arations for !epartur w hen Ch > <n . . . w ' a ter N . urio-itN It was iarg. ami hu-ine** . ■ ! - p. d. ti. w V ! \ W \ ol.tv M u . ■ . - 1 \ ,11:; V '. ' w \ 1 "II 'lf' i • ' ' i ' ' his knee in such a caressing way, to him question the lili.e thing with] 1 that wilderness of tone that ha<, ' thrilled her in the old days was ,(, hl | bitter-sweet, so full ol rapture arc "" pain! It would be a tedious c;t-., of eoUH jt. ueh diseases wet- -low to yhninsi THE CENTRE REPORTER. even the most hopeful. So Nora settled down to a daily expectation of thosu visit- w hi. h made the chatm of her life And Dr. ('ollititn-r, ton, ta-gan to feel the i.-y world of pride in whieh he had • Itielded Itilitsell melt an.lhi.uk beneath the sntit.-s of the only woutrut he hnd ever lt'V.si, So. ■■ I eve l.s'k .(. the gi >•! tune au.t linir.l tt iii liim ttitiwiiti; haiutv" and Not in surprise, one morning, sudden.v i.e.. ictcit that her husband had Ih it dead just one year that very day. At the thought came ha. k a memory ol her itrugg.e and orittie. It had haunt.al Iter oc. asiotta lv. of course; hut security alii success had hushed itet t< u- . and the unw . route vt-it.ant. ante sehuituer now This luoming. how. . ret, she was in somber mood . Iw. a us. Runny .uc-d f. verish, p. t Lap* bccau*. Iter own lt< art w as grow utg t • -! 1. -- and u -turning p liitltt v about h> : own tuture Sh. -it down withHunnv in her arms at th* (>( n window', and -..tlieliow the faint, -uhtl. .*t..r of magnolia.* s.eiind to -t. . n w it.h the -oft south wind It i c . r ■ ld : ",r at '"" " " j " _—: lie Wool ciip Ol Texas,tills year • "t ima ltd at Sfci,ooo,ooo peine!-. CENTRE HALL, CENTRE CO., PA. THURSDAY, DEC EM HER 1870. Mark Twain'* latest speech. At the e.uutuemomtive breakfast given to tßiver Wen.hil Holme* in R. .-ton on the <>• cash in of his seventieth birthday, Mark I wain spoke a* follow * I would have traveled atuucli greater distance thali 1 liav e eolll. to w itlu ss the pay iug of hottots to Mr. lloitii. - For my le. iltg toward him ha- always been I one ol (H-cuitiu warmth \\"h-n ou r< , c< ivc- a letter front a gn-at man for lh<- first time in hi- life, it is a great . v.nt to hint, a- all of you know by \#ur own experience. You iteyc. can r<.. iv.- i. t • i"-t - . tiough from I vinous men afterward to obliterate that one, or dim the mem ory of the plea-ant surprise it was. and the gratification it gave you. I.ap-eol i time cannot make it .outm.m i . ...• or .•leap ti., the first gn it man who I Ver wI. te me :i letter Was our gltest O ivn W. nd. . Ho sue- 11. w.- , , tin- tirt great itet-.ry man I .vet -to,, -uty'liiiig front and that i* hov I . .tie to him and he to m Wir tt my tit-' l *s-k was new . a frit-lid o! Iliitc *aid ! C. . • -aid. 1 thought it Was M . fri. ft.l said " 1 ttiw .vs a.iiiiu. .1 it, v en l.< fore I aw ■ !• \ tint It: , tld " What d .otl UK .ft ■ .Cd vol! .V. t -C it !•• fore 9" iv vv. — Rorklaiul ('otlrii r. I \ak..ol. Mr fhlldren. Mr Kl I .ridge r pi. M.I. IU ..i the New York v i.-ty f., t the | l>rcirntion of cruelly t<> ehi.ilpn, has H'Ui ess. || a let t'-r to the IV. .i.trtlt of til.- I nit. ,| Stat. - l titioi.iuK' lii intm. nlioß in 1.. I,nil of tl.O soils Of Y ,ko,.i. It, g. 111,- f.molls < - i.tr \sf,n - lii- f niul t'him-s. r< I w ho. in 1*77. w:ut <*ptur<d and put to .-mil ly Ui<* ('hiuete government l.t , •low .-ttiil painful pm...s Kout of his i-hiMr. ti. ranging i ages from fourteen lo fix ■ . Imv.- 1.. -II -<■„ inn y m inl. ii.--l |..i " Ih r. ilitiu-y " high treason t.. th<- I m standing tlii-ir trader years, nr. .on sign.-I to n,l 0.-iti inuri' iiortili..- th 01 .l. ith. At a ,-iti .-ti;., th. v nr. to 1.. "•1.-.iv.-r.nl int.. th<" hnii.ls.-l th<* imp. rial hous.-hoi.t lo l- llut.l.- rutin. lis of mul alter ward I-. Ik- given mi ~ - ■ th.- *oUli< ty." Mr. (.. try #ny in his I Ui. ss HOIIH ttiitlg 1... S|.. .!i ,!. I|, Fourth Attempt to hilt the Imr of I> tail- of th> nit. nipt to ki.l tin < 'unr of Russia while on hi wnjf to M.m.-ow nr.- given in a .-ouiinuiil. itliuit from ll.nl town ns follows For the fourth time tlo- Cnr of Itussi.i I ns < . aped death from tuMssinntloij Tin- llnt attempt on hi* iif.- n.-w made in April, lAfl, nt the Ifnte .f his summer garden nt Si IVtefshurp TheWoU.d I" a. assltlWns a student nun I Katnknsort, N nd his wenpon was i j istn! A p.- s..nt nitm. i! Kouimis- o ~fl th v. LI '- I his aim ..mi was .-liol.il ,t for liii.illg S.n\e<t the ife of the eni|H-i,n Ih, h, , ond ntt-mpt the grind r< -\ - w whi ft took p . . airing.- w ill. th |! r.-n- .m, • r<>- w 1., u TKRMB: #'4.00 a Yoar. in Advance. Training .Newfoundlands. The lessons are easily imparted with a little pntlen. e and i>rntevt rai><*. ThU )• the rn.Mlua operandi Take the object in your hand, ami has in* railed the pup to you. show It to llilll, gently shaking it before llilll. w hen he wi at one.- want to take it in his mouth. Jnst.sui of let. ting him take it from vour hand, throw it when his attention i on it. a few yards away; he will lx- sure to -- mup. r atu-r it. when vour n< <t part Uto...x him VI ill lie to Slop and pin;, with it If Ire NUMBER 51. FOR THF FAlIt HEX. Srwi *4 Snlta f it M'uhwh, Miss Nancy Smith has le-.-n admitted to tln? bar at Keokuk. Ia The lawyers of that place gave her a dinner. A single hair brought eighty dollar* the olle i riuv at a fair in Alabama it was from the head of a pretty woman and sold for the ln*nefii of tien. Hood's orphans. Sever i < "h: ago girls have determined to b< vop them*''ra to charity and tteiji-v i-tc e, and are going to iwgin, ■ - tie it Hlon Iran- <i(p/, by giving ITEMS OF ISTKRfcST. It ia !• man with th rher.matiMC who ia ovsry inch a* kin*. Professor Stewart, a mining expert, •ay* in tl#> moat unqualified terms that Main* ia a promising silrrr-licai ng region. Indiana claim* to be the banner wheat raising State this year. The trap there Is placed at &&.OCU.OOO bubel*. which is about Snooo.inn more than Minnesota la credited with. A writer says thai " the ballot is the only protection the American oltinm i* In need of." >od yet the average Ameri . can will krwp'right on carrying an um brella when it rains.- -/tome Sr*hnrl. W hat's fam P" yelied *a excited <,ra lor, " What'* fame? that ghost ol am bition! What's itonorF 1 And a weak minded man in the crowd said be sup posed she had clothes on her, as any fool ought to know.— Derritk. Under a Booth "arnlina law which provides that money woo at gambling shall, upim proof, be restored four-fold, a firm ot Charleston has entered suit lor pTH.tiuo against tbs proprietors of two fashionable resorts, the amount al leged w having been hist by young men in whom the firm waa in tcreated. A St Ixuis boy was delighted when n fine, sis- loaded knife dropped down to hioi apparently from the sky. Wrapped ari und it was a pa|>cr on which waa written. " We are fastened in the dome; f<r heaven's sake ltflp us out." Two girl* had ascended to the top of the • urt house and closed a sell-locking i!<*.r s. i cral yotutg mm were sitting to g'-t lor. and a young lady happened to • I m< !i tin vicinity. One "real young (• low seeing, a* he sup th.- \oUhg a. y locking at hitn.