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Bismarck* D* T., July20,1377.
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.That'Avftil Boy.
Oty com J^^ORe^-PQ^lgy^ wa^
wEatthe worldcalls a strong-minded
woman. Sh« read philosbpby^practiced
botfcny.and kn.ew8omethrng about all
the "ologies" in existence. She never
thoughtof matrimony, except as an ad
jonct of p.olitical economy and the Bu
reia of Statistics. If people rallied
Her bii tlie' subject, she was wont coin-_
plaeehtly. \o.^epljf that she bad too*
rnacb to ido t'o tbink about getting mar
lied. But—tbia is Entirely confiden
tiaf between me and my readers—if she
hid
a
weakness Uwas, for Dr., Sternf
bright, who li.ycdj in the nearest house
toj&er. She tijisWeii gone so far as^ to
saj
tl^at s^ belTeted him to be aman
wh$. thoroughly 'understood himself.
Bpt as T)r." Sternbright was 'W inveterT
ate an^old.bachelor as stie was'aft old
maid,. ttie^e'.wjw. every probability thai'
th^ pjir^fality would turnout merely an
f^fousin Pciielope—-Penny I called her
for sljpEt^Iived all by hersfelf, witbr-the
exception of a.iiard featured,'oM'Welsh
serving woman, in.a ruinous house nea^*
a marsb, with' a lively view of the'rail
wy, .elevated upon a dismal trestle
•H^ork/and the croaking of frogs innu
merable, by, way of music—and when
first I' went there, visiting, I' lifted my
b/tnds and my eyes.
"O, Penny," I cried out, "how can
you ever endure to liVe in such a
place
a
Penelope adjusted'her' spectacles on
Roman nose, and responded, briefly:
"I don't trouble myself much about
externals, Mary."
"But you haven't anv neighbors."
"Science and the world of literature
are my neighbors," said Penelope, di­
dactically.
"And who lives io yonder red hduse,
with the row of stumpy willows in front
of it?"
"Dr. Sternbright."
"All alone by himself? Are all here­
abouts Robinson Crusoes on a small
scale
"I believe a cousin has just come to
keep house for him—a tall, awkward
girl who is going to open a bparding
school," answered my cousin with some
asperity.
Aha! This, then, was Penelope's sore
spot. I chuckled inwardly to myself
upon having made the discovery.—
Cousin Penelope in love. Cousin Pen­
ny jealous. Whe could have believed
it?
I had not been in the house long, be
fore Sarah Evans, the ancient house­
keeper, became, in her turn, communi­
cative.
"Iv's an awful dull place, miss," said
Sarah. "And the graveyard down at
the foot of the hill don't make it none
the livelier."
I gave a little shudder. I had seen
the ghostly gleam of the white tomb­
stones from my bedroom window, and
resolved I'd have a curtain to shut
them out.
"Do you believe in ghosts, miss?"
persisted Sarah, the lugubrious.
"Of course I do not. Nobody does."
"Ah, I don't know. With a grave­
yard on one side, and a cuttin' and
choppin' doctor on the other, one hears
of strange things, retorted Sarah, sto­
ning briskly away at a tin basinful of
raisins.
"Why, Sarah, what on earth do -you
mean'
"Nothing," "said Sarah, with grim
satisfaction. ''Except that there's
many,hereabouts as has seen the ghosts
of them as Dr. Sternbright has dissect­
ed."
"What nonsense!"
"Well, miss, it stands to reason,"
persisted Sarah. "I know I couldn't
rest in my grave, if I was dug up and
cut to pieces. Could you, now?"
"Some one has .been- practicing on
your credulity," said I with-dignity.
"Well,I only khow what.people say,"
replied Sarah. "And. them doctors
don't pay no attention io neither law
nor order!"
But in spite of my external faith­
lessness, I couldn't help thinking of
what Sarah had said, as the gray dusk
loomed over, us, and the sad November
winds began to howl around the angles
of the old house.
I had come intending to remain some
time. Iresolyednow to go home, as
drew the Turkey red curtains and gave
the smouldering fire a poke.
The night had set in bleak and!
stormy-, rain daahed in pattering gusts
against the windows—the dear sprays'
of the leafless honeysuckle tapped, after
a sepulchral fashion, at the lintels, and!
loose shutters banged like reports of
artillery., Cousin Penny sat and drank'
tea, with her feet on the fender. I
tried to read, but without success.
"Cousin," said I, suddenly, "do you
believe in supernatural visitations?"
"Supernatural grannies!" retorted
Penny: I'd as lieve spend the night
with any number of corpses, or in yon­
der graveyard, for that matter."
I shivered.
"I wish I was as strong {minded as
you, cousin. This is the very night for
ghosts to walk abroad."
"Mary, I'm ashamed of you," said
Penny.
"Is it really true about Dr. Stern­
bright and the resurrectionists?" I
went on.
"Fiddlesticks!" cried Cousin Percy,
"not a word of it and if it was true,
pray what difference would it make to
us?"
•Only," pleaded I, "I wish he didn't
lire next door."
Jut then there came a knocking at
the door, and presently Sarah came in
ftimy fanlt,
-4-.
"Would leave what ^""demanded
Penny.
"The box, ma'am. I said we hadn't
orderednotnin', nor-dtdn't expect noth:
in', but they said it was their orders to
leave it and down they dumped it on
"tlw hitehea floof, whethgr or«e"
"What sort ofra_box
^'A Jong, riirrow bffe,'ma'am."
'."Huni!" sbliloqui2ed Penny. Per­
haps it'sa mistake. Perhaps the par­
cel Is togo to. Dr. Stefnbrigb| t's My
hat went to his house once,Jand—"
"Lor' have mercy on us," squeaked
th« affrighted Sarah/juibpingbackward
as ira hornet had stung her, "I Vnow
what, it is now, and I wish I'd been
antwi&&afore I'dhave let* it into the
btftfse.1'" tt's a—body:"
•t'Sarab!" cried Penny.
A
"Cofiie-an^ look 'kit ft
rfor
'yourself,
ina'aitf," iaid Satah, trembling all over
likealejrf.
A&cHre1 aft 'tbree- adjourtred to -the
kiteheh.', Sure'eflough, there-layalong,
narrow bpx
6f
unpainted deaf, directly
across the'kitchen 'floor, and a narrbw
carJ tacked on one end read/^Itfrlfr.'
Job'Sterbliright.. With pare:^
^inl^y. turned
a^wk'^nijumped. up
1 on .the^Itchen
table, while SarahpETvanswedged herself,
behiiiil tbet door, whpnqe she put -.her
head out like aJaclf-in-the-box.v
Mary, do you think ..it'* jreally. a
corpse?'^ failed Penny a greenish pal­
lor ovifti^readKig-her face
!T"*
"Of course-It Is," I'stammered "Oh,
deaif what shall we do
be walkin' the- house dfrectly
the-clock strikes 12," crooned Sarah.
"Mary," whispered Penny, catching
at me with a force'whicl) had very* nearly
brought me'down off the kitchen table.
There's a very deceiit chamber above,"
and—"
In^spite of my own terrors—in spite
of the grisly thing on the floor, I could
oPt help but laugh.
Penny," cried I, "I thought you
weren't afraid of ghosts."
Penny looked at me with unutterable
humility.
"I never had one in the house be­
fore," she said.
"As for the stables, that's all. non­
sense," said I. "Let's shut ourselves
up in the parlor, and lock and bolt all
the doors."
"I dare not," sobbed Penny, for once
in her life getting hysterical. "Ob,
dear! oh, dear! let's go to Dr. Stern
bright's and ask 'em to take us in
there till the horrid corpse can be taken
away."
"So through the storm we three help­
less women trudgfed, getting wet
through, and slipping two or three
times from sheer inability to see our
way through the pitchy darkness, until
at last we stumbled into Dr. Stern*
bright's snug little sitting room, where
his cousin—neither tall nor awkward—
was playing the piano, and the doctor
sat slippered and comfortable.
Hey!" cried out the doctor. "What's
up now
We all told our story at once,in three
different keys.
"A corpse in a box," added I,
"On my kitchen floor," Penny follow?
ed suit.
"ahosts! ghosts!. ghosts dismally
chanted Sarah Evans.
The doctor burst out laughing.
"A long box," said he, "directed to
me?"
"Yes," we all cried out.
"Clara, my dear," he said, turning to
his cousin, "it's the maps for your
school room. We expected them to­
night by express, and it is not half an
hour since you were wondering why
they didn't make their appearance.
Ladies. I'll gP oyer with' you and solve
the mystery at once by means,
of a~ ham­
mer and screw driver."
He did, and our corpse turned
3
oat to
be three superb maps, varnished, paint­
ed, and mounted on six-foot long roll­
ers.
Cousin Penny looked at me. I look­
ed at Cousin Penny, and We beth burst
out laughing. But my cousin never
cared to discuss the questipn'of nature
and the supernatural again especially
as Dir. Sternbright married Mi'ss .'Clara:
the very next yean
A Boy's ConpwittoH Wi CMdi iv
Girls- is a qaeer k^ndeOfr-va^nint.
GirI» i8 the only^ thing that ^tas^their
ovn way every time. cGirla ia.of sever­
al thousand kinds,. and/ setoetiafttsifine
girl can he like several^ .theu^iBd.~ath-i
er girls, if she wants jodTto :do".any
thing. Girls is all alike dttt'lMj thqy
are all like catv. If 70a" rub ''eth1the
right way of the hair hey'11 pur and
look sweet at you, but if you rnb'em
the wrong way, or step on their tails,
they'll claw you. S'long as you let a
girl have her own,way she's nice and
sweet but just croRS her, and she'll
spit at you worse nor cat. Girls is
also like mules they're head-strong.
If a girl don't want to believe anything
you can't make her. If she knows it's
so she won't say so. Girls is little wo­
men, if they're good, and if they ain't
good then, nor when they get big,
they're she-devils. That's what father
said mamma was once, when she fixed
a hot flat'iron in the chair so he'd set
down on it, cause she was mad at him.
Brother Joe s»ys he don't like big girls,
but he does like little ones and when
I saw him kissing Jennie Jones last
Sunday, and told him what he'd said, he
said he *raa biting her, 'cause he didn't
like her. I think he hurt her, for she
hollered and'run, ana there was a big
red spot over both of her cheeks. This
is ill I know about girls, and father
says the less I know about 'em the bet­
ter off I am.—Cincinnati
Times.
Oeuir W-'W. Fleming,'U S. A^, 'con­
victed of stealing irust funds at San Fran­
cisco, goes to Forf^Madison, Iowa, peni­
tentiary for three
Cot-. Fiftli and ivlain St?.
for kiro hg.th« .»•
boiiir ktreasoa*bIe rates.
My Baggies *nd Harnejw^ape^neir aiid of thebert
m*nafactnre and ttyfe, and our'Bfbck good. Partlei
wiifaing teams.for vij distant point be accommo
dated»t-lairratep. ....
My Stable is large and afry, an^^kccommoaatfont
or boarding stock the tot fa thfc conn^fVw .. .8Mb
SUMMER GARDEN
J. GEIRIET, Proprietor.
Near the Landing, BISMARCK.
Statalman Bottled Lager.
Put np specially for this market.
CHOICE WINES,
Liqoora, Cigars,' tc. Sweitter and( Llmbarger
Cheese, and other delicacies. Parties or picnics
provided for on short notice. The proprietor has
taken pains to make the groonds
Comfortable and Attractive..
ti&rich's 'Omnlbas Line will ran a 'bus regularly to
and froin the grounds, making the round trip on
gnnday for 2S cedts.
Come and enjoy yourself. 5-1
NOTICE.
Usrtbd States Lin OpfIcb,
Bisxabck, T., June 23,1S77.
Complaint having been entered at this office by
Stephen Welch.against Win. H. White for abandon
ingTimber Culture. Entry No. 9, dated June 9th,
1873, upon the Southwest Quarter of Section 6,
Township.l3S, Bange 79, in Burleigh County, Dakota
Territory, with'a. view to the cancellation of said
entry: the said parties are hereby summoned to
appear at this Office en the 2Tth day .of July, 1S77,
at 10 o'clock a. m., to respond and furnish testimony
concerning said alleged abandonment.
PSTEB MAN TOR,
Register,
EDWABD M. BROWN,
mol0-4w .Receiver.
Geo. W. SWEET,
Real Estate Agent
Office on Main, bet. 2d & Sd Sts.
Will Attend to the Purchase, Sale
and Renting of Town Lots
Farms, Houses and
Tenements.
A a
Complete Abstract of Title
To all Real Property in
Burleigh County.
TAxe« Paid for Non-Resi dents.
O-3-tf)
JOHN YEGIN. 31. LAXG.
John Yegin CoM
BISMARCK, D. T.
CITY BAKERY
Bread, Pies, Cakes, Green Fnsiis.
CONFECTIONERY &C.
G-oods .Choice and Fresh and
Delivered Free to any point in
the.G ity
•-'(Date'of first publication, July 11, 1877.)
Mortgage Foreclosure.
Whxbkas, 8. A. Dickey on the 7th day of March,
lST7j'm£de and executed a mortgage to Samuel
WhitneyJof the City'of Bismarck,- County of Bur­
leigh, and Territory of Dakota, to secure the sum of
Five Hundred and Forty-three Dollars, payable in
1^0 days from the date of said mortgage, which said
flqi$Hg*xras recorded in the office of the Register
of Deeds of laid County of Burleigh on the 7th day
bUXarchlSTT, at 6 o'clock p. m. in Book of Mort­
gaged oil page and the sum of Five Hundred and
Jforty-^bree ^Dollars principal and Twenty-qne75-100
dollar* interest due on said mortgage on the 11th
day bf Jaljr A, Di.lSTT, the day of the first publica
tl'oii of tfiU^otifX,- iand Whereas default has been
mdaio. tbe.pxyment of the money secured by said
mortgage and ^19 .suit-or proceeding having been in­
stituted at law to teCure the debt now claim&d to be
due upon said mortgage or any part thereof the said
mortgage will be foreclosed, by a sale of s^d premis
jM by rirtae of the power contained in the mortgage
which sale will be made on the 24th day of August
1877, at 3 o'clock In the afternoon on the premises.
The following is description of said mortgaged
premtoK Lot number Thirteen (18) In Block num
berFWty (50)'Ih theCity of Bismarck in the County
of Burleigh aforesaid together with the hereditaments
and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any
wtoe appertaining.
.a
I S 9 A
SAMUEL WHITNEY,
Mortgagee,
JOHN A. BTOYELL, 16t7wed
Attorney for mortgagee.
B. C. ASH,
Livery Stable,
BISMARCK, D. T.
First-class Rigs, with oi with­
out Drivers, at reasonable rates.
GOOD SADDLE HORSES.
CHATTEL MORTGAGE.
By virtue ot a chattel mortgage executed by John
Dart to J. D. Wakeman. dated the 31st day of May,
1S77, and filed in the office of the Register of Deeds
of Burleigh County, D. T., on the 1st day of June,
1877, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and upon which
default has been made, I shall sell the property
therein mentioned and described, viz: The pine
frame building situate, lying and being at Pleasant
Point, in Burleigh County, on the east bank of the
Missouri river, opposite Fort A. Lincoln, said build­
ing being situate between the buildings, of Thos.
Haggerty and Patrick Malone, and lately occupied
as a saloon by the said John Dart, and also the bar,
fixtures, and furniture-therein, to the highest and
best bidder, at public auction, tor cash, on the 21st
day of July, A. D. 1877, at 2 o'clock p. m.,' upon
the premises situate as aforesaid.
Dress Goods.
NONE
A. HcKeNZIB,Sheriff,
Amit for VortniM.
Jobs A. Stotzll, Att'y for Mortgagee. 16 St
n.ATa
Bimurek, Jan. 31,1877.
'••JFrS V&3
BismarcK,
.r&&i ]W SUYMsVl li
Waters, Clticks,
Mlt€^Are,^Spectadles, JEte.
SOfJT
-.riy'O •.
GENTS'-FURNISHING GOODS,
REAXY-MAIE CLOTHIRTG, &a,
DEALERS IN
GRAIN, PROVISIONS, PRODUCE,
FRUITS, &C., AC.
Gents' & Ladies' Furnishing
GOODS, NOTIONS &c.
J. W. WATSON. W. B. WATSON.
IW. WAf
Bismarck, 1.
WHOZ1ESAZ1S A1TD
DEALERS IN
DRY GOODS a,nd CLOTHING,
B00TS&
h-..
Hats and Gaps, and
The kfrgest and best selected Stock 011 the Northern Pacific.
Ladies will find a large assortment of
FINE UNDERWEAR
And Wearing Apparel of all kind3 also Silks, Alpacas, and other
Can obtain foil. Citizen Outfits at the lowest possible prices.
1:
A WHAIiBXT,
BISMARCK, 1. T.
DAN. EISENBERCt,
AFFORD to PURCHASE ELSEWHERE
Until they examine oar Stock.
Orders from tbe Militdiy Posts or other Missouri River points will
receive proaapt attenti» and satisfaction will surely, be given.
D. T.
Brewery,
KalB|r^r & Walter,
BlMnarck/^ ®-T'
1LE AKS -MSB.
Orders frbm win Ro
jpeive ftbm^jlttBgtioiLi1
laflies, (Sood
Merchant Tailors!
.t 2.'i
•i :r
-The^iifttest
.* tiGlfl'j*a jj ^.5. -*v
to -.1 1-
BESTOrjSTSXES
Biii House iaa Ja*w asi cmpiete of
Cloths and Camimere*always on hand.c It will he
toth»istemtof eTO-jr|uyerl«call .and exaaine
before purchasing elsewhere.
N6I 82 Jackson Street,
is!*.}
ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.
Wm. Glitscltka,
Wholesale and Betail
AND
PROVISIONS
THIRD STREET,
BISMARCK, D.
Floor and] Feed, Corn and Oat Meal,
Pearl Barley, &c. Hams and Shoulders, Choice
Boll, Print and Jar Bntter, Silver
Drip and Golden Syrap, Doable strong Vinegar,
Fall line of Canned Goods, ke Hard
Cider, Green and Dried Fruits, Grockery and Glass
ware, Wrapping Paper, Ac., tc.
Fnll line of Tobacco and Cigars. Agent for
Minneapolis Soap. Highest pries paiJ
for Soap Grease and Tallow.
C. S. WEAVER & CO.,
Dealers In
LUMBER, SHINGLES,
Lath, Doors, Sasii and
Mouldings.
ALSO
CONTRACTORS & BUILDERS
Of all Classes of
BUILDINGS, PLANS, SPECI­
FICATIONS
AND
Estimates Furnished on
Short Notice.
BJ&UARCK D. T.
The Star Sharing Rooms!
bet.M^nlndMeigs.
Bismarck. D. T.
First c'asa workmen, Hair Catting, ^having. Sham­
pooing, &c.
Quick work, well and. quietly done.
Stf 5. I JUSTUS SXJEtL JProp'r.
Real Estate,
500 Lots for Sale
IN THE
Most Desirable Part of tiie City of
.. •_ ijJl
Parties having bnilt open lots'to which t&ej have
not received deeds will call on the nndersgned ica
mediately and get their deeds if they desire the lots,
otherwise thsy will be sold.
7-3m GEO. P-W.ASKERY.
F. Slattery,
Wholesale & .Retail Dealer in
GROCERIES 1
CROC Ell
Hour,
Feed,
AND GRAIN.
I. F. 8LATTERY.
Cor 3d and Heifi Sir, cfc.
,JD. T.
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