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ELLSWORTH, ME., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2(i, 1880. _ j _■ -- --■ ■ i aljc ctllsluorti) American, PUBLISHED AT Ellsworth, Maine, BY THK HANCOCK COUNTY PUBLISHING COMPANY. »rw, ul NNkM-riDllaa. Oaeeupy. if paid within three month*.uu li not paid aiihin three mouth*. . .* jj li paid at the end ot tne >«r. •» jo No (taper wiU be dmcouUnued until all arrear age* are paid, except at the publisher’* opuon — nu t any per»«>n wistuug hi* paper stopped, must give uoUce thereof at the expiration ot Uie term w aether previous notice has been given or not. fcmsintss £;trbs. William mt® m. d. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, liar llarlior. Ot'FiCE BiUULKV'l Block. im >* :>• H. GREELY, D.L. DJlN tist. tiTiMtlre in Wnnoii*ii Block oppo »ilc llcnr) Uhilinx A Noun. s&u JEWETT A HATCH, MVNtTA* rt KLR* Jt In.tLKU* IN GRAVE STONES, MONUME TS, TABLETS and all kinds of Marble Work AT THE LOWEST RATES k -ur I > »or.- Itelow •' WATER NT., the Post Otli e, ) BLLNWOHTII WE .‘111 WM. I*. 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Everybody d. lighted with the tasteful aid Deautitu: •election* made by If D C I AMID who has* Srter ■’'tail* mndi LMIVI Aflf «*d to piea»«f,i**r CUSTOMERS. NEW FALL CIRCULAR, Jl«ir ISSUED. Ornd for M. Address. Mas. ELLEN I. \M \ H. lyrH* «77 llmsdwij, a. c. vus8, or BIN BB AM BOR. mar KKm on baud alluhm of *o B03TS, SHOES, RUBBERS and HOSIKRY. —HUM KANCTACTUKBB ALL KINDS OF— MEN'S BOOTH and SHOES in the latent style and In the moat durable manner. REPAIRING DONE AX SHOKT NOTICE, -** Call And look at my Goods. 8. C. VVLES. Bar Harbor, Me. 2mo7* T. H. MANSFIELD A C0.9 PORTLAND, MB. —DEALERS IN— Maine and N. H. Mining Stocks, Office at 67 Exchange St., 'wh-^re ihey will BUT and sell the shove stock. Auction sale* every Saturday at 10 a. in. Office hour* 9 to 5. The patronage of all interest'd is respectfully solicit* e«i. t oininuQicati *ns promptly attended to fi um this date. Jan.l, MHO. SuiosI* FISH MARKET. THE Subscriber has opened a Fbb Market, in coombs' Block, at the end of the Bridge, where he will keep constantly on hand oU kinds of FRESH and PICKLED flSH that can be found In any First Clam Market C. E. MILLS. Ellsworth, Feb. 17,1880. 4w*» HALF A CENTURY OLD, I i o -* § 3 n ^ c «• o e w o ° M n 2 ? 5 5 * CURED ANNUALLY. I iijjiir - -~ Children ¥ iOR Pitcher’s Oastoria Mother* like, and Phytiriaa* recommend it. IT IS NOT NARCOTIC. CENTAL It LINIMENTS; the World's £n*at I'aiit-KolU** tug mnnl irs. Tlu\v ln*al, mhi( !i<* and cure liums.W oiinti>,\\ rak Hark arid lUi«Miiuatisin upon Man, and Sprains Halls and kune* m*vs tiiNMi Hra>t>. ( heap, quirk and reliable. SPURTS of di*gu*ting Mncn*. Snuffle*. Crackling Pain* in the Head. Fetid Breath. Dcafne**. and any Catarrhal Complaint, can he ex terminated ly Wei Do Meyer’* Catarrh Care, a Constitutional An tidote by Absorption. The most Im portant Discovery *ince Vaccinatiou rxBBWBnnnm ! \ rt . » 313 AMD RELIAolE. . .~'\nfv>iu>'s Liver Ixtiuorator! S ... l.trl F:unilv lb-medv for .* ! r. S: •••: . J> a ,s.—ItisJ‘ ir» v ti. V- * taM*-.— It never ^ Debilitate*—It is C it i.irtir an J Tonic a i * e* . v .r Wa £3 I GC I JS VH Mf JHJs» Liver jjs>* Inviporutor te,- lias been used UaP1* in my practice and by the public, for more than 30 years, h unprecedented results. D FOR CIRCULAR. S.T.W.SANFORD, M.D.,SSJK£Sft *'T Tor IT* mm’tatioi. CURE BY ABSORPTION! Without Dosm£—The Better Way. HOLMAN I t' - 4 urc by Absu/plion a* opposed to J illg. r..i\e Ucn proved the cheapest and Most I Effect--! Rrmedy f r a!! D.seases Arsing from Maiari- or a Disordered Stomach or Liver, and it is a well-known i t that nearly all the d sease3 that attack the human bod* can be traced directly or indirectly to these tw organs. It is known by actwil experience that there is no disease that attacks the youth or adult of both sex* es that can ecen be modified by the use of drugs | but that can l*e acted on in a far mere satisfactory and permanent man ner bv the fttOft.9IA9i LIV Kit P%1> CO.** HERi:UI£S. NunilierleaN V****** Finally Ac. knowledged to l»tr Beyond_the Reach of Medldac, If we been Haved under the Mtm Action of J T heae Remedlea Alone._ Address. HOLMAN LIVER PAD CO., 117 and 119 Middle Street, Portland. M"me Gt-O. A. PARCH KH. -AGEKT BLUHOHTH. — «AI*l'. lyrIS trrrdom tolirr. Tills o-rtifiea that fora valuable consideration 1 relinquish to my i»n, Herman J. Hooper, the balance of hid minority, to transact business on bis own account. I shall claim no bills due him, nor pay any bills of his contracting after this date J F. HOOPER. Witness. Fred I>- Hooper. West Ellsworth, February 7. 1<*0 3wb* Notice. persons wishing to visit the County Jail, can do 1 aeon Friday Afternoon*. 4w8* A. R. DEVERELX, Jailer. voctnt. On A Naughty Little Boy, Sleeping. Jus’ p«»w I oii'khJ fr«»m I* «il anti -rair A J*»\fu! treble that had grown A* d- :ar to me u« that g' o- t 'lie Th •' tell* the wo.nl mi older rare. A11 i I• t(!•* toot-It; - on tin fl.tor W ere -laved. 1 laid a-itle 111v pen. K rgot im tin in* . and ii-teneil—tin n Mole softly to the library itoor. No-ight! no sound! —a moment** I'-ak Ol lanfv ihriiltd my pulwe* through: “II — no**—and Vet. Ihal fain \ drew A father’* b’oml from heart ami elieek. Anti I In-n — I found him! There he hy. >urpri-ed hy sleep, t aught in I he art. The » iny Vandal who hail franked Hi- little iot\ n. and thought it play : Th- -batten «1 v t— ;*the l»rok« n jar : \ match -I leriugoo I fl The ink*t••ml*- ptirpl* |hm>I «»f gore; Tin tile--lilt U — atlcicd Ileal' Plld f r. Strt wii a\e- of album- lightly presped I hi* W it k*‘d **Hab> of the Woo I In la. I. ot had the hou-ehold go.nl Tlr- -on anti In ir Was aeig d — possessed. V t •!I hi lain, for - t-ep had caught 1 • ! arid th ,t reached.the left that strayed; And t..i > n in lint .mini-cade i • \ i< tu was himself t/erw rought. What though t»rn i a\- - and tatt• ■ r■ I book - hi t. -titl- d til- deep dl-grace! I - ooptd .rid *«--• d the inki !a< e. With i - !• mure and ea.m ou'look. Tie u ha k I •:<» and hall beguiled Mt gUli . in tlU-l tha when u*> -leep -houlJ i-oine. tin re iiitghl I* One a im'd keep An equal mercy for His child. — [Bret llaitc m lhirytr'* May uine. ftliscrlhiuouB. Mrs. Wilkins’s Duty. She “always tried to do it.” -hr -aid. hut like the kitchen work of poor housekeeper* it was never done up. 1 dm insisted that there w a- more than lie longed to :.c fam.ix. “Aunt ‘I.i/a x tii took in u good deal lor other folk-”; and mice h»* -lyly chalked a sign upon th* front door; “Duty Dune Here.” Hut t ali 1 dm had arrived at that peculiar age when a hoy ha- no rights ami l- nee*led to run of errands, and it i- prob able that duty—hi* aunt’s, not hi* own interfered with h.- comfort even more than that of ohier pc<.pic. In truth. Mr-. Wilkin-’- duty was not a convenient article to have about the iww-e. It x*.i-a h -;..ng. aggrt--ive affair, alwax -pringing up unexpectedly, like on** the dog- mi unaccountably petted m some house - hold- for their -me virtue of lie mg aiway- in tin wax. Moving forward, one run- again-*, ti.i creature ami growls; moving ha* k ward, one step- upon it- ta.. and it snari I’ ... - ■ i tin hack piazza to '* carefully -:ep}x .i oxer in the daytime and di-a-tron-ly -tuinhii d oxcr at night, and haunt- the front -top— to hark at every xi-itor c*»ming m and to howl after every mem tier of the family going out. Mr* Wi!k:i - kep! no dog. hut her duty -*:ilh d an opt .Ttuintx and pounced out of it- i.id.ng t lan ; wiun then- came a timid litti* kii k at diuiitg-room in the « irlx n.orn.no. and it- answering revealed a -mall. ’ : i.« i. h.'uwn r x *1 figure—fan- and o *Im»tii past the fre-hne— of their youth —* an x mg a ha-ket. ••Vi 1 timming. A1 r-. \N ilkin-.” • led Mrs. \\ onlx half au invitation in her voice. Ha : a nee was only a half-one like w i-e. The little brown woman -tepjietl in, cer tainly. ami jMn-ed her- if on the outer edge of a * hair nearest the door. “I eaia d to -et if you didn’t w.uit to buy -onie knitted article- or engage work of that -<»rt.” -he lx-gan in a deprecating voice. ••Well, I don't” inteq>o-ed Mr-. Wilkin-, verx jMi-itiveix. “I do ail such work mv* -elf.” •• I . i \i . . • ven 11 ami I am glad t<> d«> it." ••] suppose -o. but I consider it my duty to do all I can myself und -ct other folk the example whether they follow it or not," -aid Mr-. Wilkins, with a slight gesture like emptying her hands of responsibility. **lf 1 was going to give out work at all it would 1r* some hard job- that would !*• a help to 1r- rid of. not tin pick and choice, little, easy things that I call rest and not work : but then 1 ain't so particular as some, and so 1 do aii kinds myself." A faint flush crossed the visitor's thin She was not qu sure that a l**en called indolent and advised to go to work and earn an honest living; the word* j only had an uncomfortable sound ; so the lips kept their timid, gentle smile, though they trembled a little. She held tirst one hand in its thin cotton glove, and then the other to the fire; moved uneasily, glanced j down at her feet w ith a dim thought that if ! they had always chosen the smoothest path it had Wen rough enough to wear out her shoes much faster than she could replace them ; and then she arose to go. “Was’nt you rather hard on her ’Liz’ beth?” asked Mr. Wilkins, with a regretful glance toward the door as it closed. Mrs. Wilkins returned to her seat at the breakfast table and surveyed him over the coffee pot. ••Hard on her? I only told her what I do. and if that pricks her conscience and makes her uncomfortable, it*s not mv fault. But you needn’t worry ; she just said good morn ing a- sweet as ever. She’s one of the weak kind that can’t W stirred up. and have not spunk enough to sav their souls are their own. 1 wonder what such folks are good for? They’ll never make the world any bet ter that’s sure. They hav en’t courage enough to help put down any evil if it was right under their noses: they’d only stand und smile. The very sight of ’em provokes me. 1 consider it my duty to speak out w hen 1 -ee things going so wrong." “But then everybody ain’t alike, 'Liz* lieth,” interposed Mr. Welkins. “Needn’t tell me that! it’s plain enough,’’ snapped Mrs. Wilkins. "Just look at this neighborhood—peaceable, orderly place two year* ago; and now there’s a new mill started and all sorts of vagabonds brought here to work in it. If I’d had my way they wouldn't have come: and now they are here somebody ought to keep a very sharp w atch on ’em. But that's the trouble ; there’s so many mild, easy folks that want to sit still an’ do the knittin’ work of life that there’s precious few left to take care of the good of society.” "1 don’t see as the mill folks have done any mischief yet, ’Liz’beth.” “Of course you don’t see, and nobody else sees; but 1 know there's something going on w hen the lower part of the mill—the old empty store room hack there, it can’t be seen from the street—is lighted up two or three nights every week,” said Mrs. Wilkins, triumphantly. “I’ve watched the twinkling through the shutters, tight as they’re shut, and seen folks slippin’ in through the door, too. It's time it was looked after, and I'll do my duty, if nobody else doe*. There may be a gang of thieves or counterfeiter* stalling for all we know .” A suppressed giggle made Tim suddenly cough and put down his coffee cup. “Timothy,” exclaimed his aunt severely, “if you don’t drink coffee without doin’ it so fast that you choke yourself, you’ll have to go without it. I’ll do my best to bring you up right, whatever come* of it.” Bringing up Tom iu the way he should go was one of Mrs. Wlikms * strong points. He was the son of her niece ; and Belinda had married in opposition to her aunt's ad vice. Mrs. Wilkins protested and then w ashed her hands of the w hole matter. Hut when the poor man was so inconsider ate a> to die and leave Hcliuda w ith halt a dozen children just when she needed his help, Mrs. Wilkins’s opinion of his general “slackness” wax verified. The family were poor, of course*. She didn't believe in send ing in many things—self-de]>endence was a duty—but she offered to take Tim. Having the lxiy to raise makes me more careful alniut the morals of the w hole place,” she said, returning to hef original subject, “and as for there tieing no thieves round here. I’ve thought for some time that meat went pretty fast from our smoke-house.” “Don’t—now ’l.iz’lH’th. 1—I’m sure no one’s stole any,” said Mr. Wilkins w ith a startled, uneasy look. “You couldn’t have j counted.the hams and everything.” “Xo. I don’t count, but 1 can miss Yin for all that.” affirmed Mrs. Wilkins, decidedly. "1 know there’s more go than we use." “Anyway, it’s no difference. I wouldn't, 'I.iz'beth—there’s plenty, vou see. more than wo want,” advised Mr. Wilkins, urgently, but rather incoherently. Then he caught up hts hat and started tor the barn. Mr- Wilkins looked after him with pity ing disapproval. “When you’ve more than you want your self. leave it handy for somelKnly to steal. Well, that’s a new commandment. I do de clare.” she said. ■ Not so dreadful new, either, Aunt ’Lis** U*th.” mteqwwd Tim, stoutly ; “chum* the Hible folks was told to leave some of their harvest s., the poor could come and get it. I read it myself; only it wasn't called steal ing then, and was to i.< U-ft handier than all stowed awav in smoke-houses.” ‘•Timothy, began Mrs. n ilkins t-it 1 suddenly remcmlicrcd that the chicken* were wait; in: for breakfast, anti choose to interpret the excianiat *n a.* an admonition in that direction. “Yes’ni, 1‘ui goin* to feeil 'em right away.*' In observed, seizing a basket of corn, ami darting through the door by which hi* uncle had departed. In truth it was not altogether easy to mould Tim to the desired shape ; there was t<*. much indiv nlualitv about him. l.nca*iug him m Mi* NVilkins'* (<h!c of manners was putting too large a 1h-v into too small a Jacket; he was always bursting out at th. fl ' " M Wilkin* s;ghed at th> new evnlen . of ti.* nuniitcr ».t thing* in the world that needed her attention; but Kngland never expected everv man to do hi*dutv nmr* *tronglv than Mrs W likuis i \jH vted to do her*. 1 hat evening the mysterious light ap peared again m the store-room of the null. > : i *.iM plainly s< e them, for just U*y I'lul h« i own back gate an ojk u field slojnd directly and steeply down to the building. The road uflbrdt d a public and more circuit ous nusle of r« aching it. but from the hiii top tl»e susoa lous store -room was directly in rang* Mr* Wilkins determined t->takc a more thorough observation than the kitch en window allowed. and throwing a *huwi over her hi ad she picked her w ay carefully down the icy step* and crossed the yard to th* gate. The snowy Id lay white and g’..stening in tin: moonlight, ami *t.*:: ling .u th* siu .n-ritig shadow ot .1 j•«***; sin- watch**! the door iielow . 11* tore si;, *1.covered any one entering , th* h she n« ir-1 *<>und* r- a sotin r direction W she siioultl prove Is yon*! all d*uil>t that her meat was stolen and detect tin- thief M .th that quick tin .gilt she turned her lead cautiou*i\. \ ■ >m* ..t *: .• d tin *:n< m M - M ..kins w t *. i until tin :r« 4 « art d. passing along in the 'ha le of the house, and a* it emerged into i n clear moonlight, sin- leaned eagerly forward to catch a full sight of it. It was eag* rly reo gn.zed. Mr. \\ ilkius, bey id all jues >n, sti g meat from ins ow u store*. lhe revelation was astounding. In her astonishment she incautiously loosed her hoid on th* gat*--jM*st. look a step toruard and her feet sapped on the treu* heron* , ground. Sh sat down vlob-ntlv, and in an instant sin- was speeding rapidly down the hill towanl her original jH»inl ol investiga tion. For once the path of duty was smooth 1** fore her—entirely t- o smooth and icy. Siu1 could not check or guide her progress; her t*ft struck with force against the mysterious d«»or. pushed it open and she sfid into a hall. 1‘hieve*. gamblers.or whoever they were, she must not Ik* discovered by them. Hashed through Mrs. Wilkins'* mind—more an in stinct of self preservation than a thought— and springing to her feet sin- slipped behind some boxe* piled near her. 1 he noise at tracted attention, and in a moment the store room was opened, and a boy looked out. ••(mess it's only the door blew open; don’t catch good," he reported. •Tank it then, Janies; and then bring in tin* key." said a voice from within; and to Mrs. Wilkins's consternation the order was obeyed, and she was a prisoner. 1 he 1m>v left the other door slightly ajar as he re-entered. A gleam of light shone into the hall, and there were sounds from the room beyond—a scratching of j**n*, and a woman’s voice; it sounded wonderfully like that of the little knitting woman, directing and encouraging. •• w ell done, ausan. ••Now don't lx.* disheartened, Will. Of course while you work in the mill, and can only study at night, you can't get along just as some do who go to school all <la\ ; hut what you learn may Ik* of some use to you. We cart* most for things that cost us trouble." There were a few simple mathematical problems, and then reading, and the words, spelled (Nit with difficulty by some, were i Bible words. “Charity sutfereth long and is kind. It flaunteth not itself. Thinkcth no evil. Beareth all things, believeth all things, h«»p eth all things.” It was easily understood. Mrs. Wilkins j leaned forward a little, and could peep into < the room. Fifteen or twenty bovs and girls | from the mill gathered into a night school, j Then those w onderful words, read so slowly and emphatically, seemed suddenly to as- j Bume a new und deeper meaning than Mrs. Wilkins had ever thought of their possess ing. Some things do show more clearly in the dark than in the light. As the timid little woman, who would , have been frightened at the sound of her ow n voice in any other audience half so large, ex plained in her simple, gentle way, the pas sage read, it occurred to the listener outside that some one was keeping a “sharp watch” on those mill people, after all, and that this might Ik* a better w ay of doing it than might Ik* practised by any police force. It was a very informal school. One girl had brought her lK*st dress that the teacher might show her how to meud a rent in it, and another was trying to knit a pair of mittens for her brother. Kvery winter has its thaw s. Mrs. Wilkins had a heart dow n under all the crust of opinions that she christened duty; she l»e caine interested, despite her uncomfortable situation. The position was unpleasant. She did not like playing eavex-dropper to this inno cent gathering, but there seemed no help for it. She could not escape through the locked door; and boldly revealing herself, and ex plaining her absurd suspicions, and the re markable way in which she had come there w as more than even her thought could en dure. So she kept her place, honing that when the pupils were dismissed she might slip out among them unnoticed. But when the lesson hour was over they departed slow - ly; by twos and threes, the open door fling ing a flood of light out into the hall. At last ordv one lingered, and Mrs. Wilkins list ened intently as she caught his voice. “Now, Tim," said the little knitting-wom an, “I like to have you come, you know that. ami I'll help you all I can, hut you must tell your aunt about it.” “W ell, you sec 1 don’t know what she'll say.” Ik**an Tim, irresolutely. “But that shouldn't hinder you from do in* vour duty.” "l>on't know aU>ut that.” said Tim, still doubtful. "Vmi hoc Aunt ’I.iz'beth’* *ot an awful ‘mount of dutv of her own. ami it's such a particular kind that other folks can’t *et much chance to do theirs only when her* is a nappin’. Why, I’ncle Kcuh. *i\es my mother lots of meat, hut he just slips it otf anil don’t tell.” "Well, if you don’t know what is ri*ht for vou. I know w hat is riffht for me,” said the little teacher with a quiet lau*h; "and I can't let you come a*ain until you tell your aunt how xou s|H*ml your evenings.** Mrs. Wilkins nodded a vi*orous approval, hut it was evide nt that Tim departed in a state of dissatisfaction. There was a sound of a crutch tappin* on tin floor. and Mrs. Wdkins remembered that a little lame brother had sometimes *one about with the knitting-woman. These two "ere left alone in the room, and went around shakin* out the tire and puttin* up Iwxiks and paper*. "Only ten cents a week for each one— that's «% > little." said the boyish tones, mu* in*lv. "Ve*. hut it isn't so xerx much that I can teach them." answered the little woman, humhlv. "And then it's all they can afford to pay, poor thm*s! And vou know we Ik‘*an more for their sake than our own thou*h we do need money. Courage, thou*h, Johnnx ' It all counts, and you shall haxe your overcoat pretty soon now. Besides, j this is work that blesses both wavs—in w hat [ xxe *ixc as well as what we *et." It -hr could only pass that open door. Mrs \N ilkin* was growing l>cnuinl>ed hy stalling so long in the cold. Finally the lights were extinguished, and the two came out. Just then, fortunately. Johnny remem bered that they hail left a lunik fiehindthem. and as they turned hack the prisoner seized her opportunity ami escaped. She was sitting alone hy the fire when Tim. who ha<l made his homeward route suffic iently circuitous to include a call on his mother, returned. He sat down near her. twisted his fingers uneasily , and Mrs. Wil kins guessed what was coming. ••litre’s been an evenin’ school here, \unt ’l.iz’lieth.” > 1 understand.” resp<aule«i Mr*. \\ d- j kins, coolly. • M hy 1 th*'Ugh* ’’ !m gan Tim. with wide open eves, and then chetked himself with a * i•:• 1 • 11 reflection that it might not Ik* well to re ».! the conversation of the morning. ' "I'd like t*» go t" i* -that e. 1 have lieen om e . r tw : . he s ud. **F id is. Aunt dieth. when wr lived down the river, fie tore y . * - >k me.there w isn’t any school fi r me r. • ( go to. and so I'm tiehind other fellers M.ss Kelsey she makes ’rithmetic s,» p! un, and helps me with writin*. and so • V ; ought do w or*' ’* %.ud Mrs W ilk ms. briefly. **(»<> if you want to. Oaiv one S cent b .s,,|.. •:! 11 lest ,niest. « . i . 's w.-rth more’n lo rents a week to t* ach von anything, as I know.” 1 mi forget io astonished at his aunt’s ka ainl < ; tile refieetion ..: .self, in t!■> plea-in of expressing a ••• s .* : hat he t lid » -hr l s*< retlv but il'. M lessiv . • >... woui iu't take anv more pay ’cause 1 l • .. it I could jus? gi\»- her and Johnnv s a : r ('hristmas. ” ii .. I'd think about it.” answered 1 \i - W *ins. not disapprovingly. gan M \\ . th- next morning. **I wouldn't s.i\ notniu’ i t my -.dy about thieves «.r watehin* them in folks, if I was you.” •1 don't mean to." replied his wife with an ud i pucker about her lips. « I’m glad of it—1 said M \N ;ikins, in a tone of great relief. "I don’t think anybody has stole anything, and somehow it seems to me a* if our duty now - a days is a good deal like 1? was when them Israelites took Jericho—onh just marching against the hit of wall that’s right in front of us. and lettin’ our neighbor take care of what’s m front of him. Ii sort of seems that w jv . ’I.iz’bcth." Mrs. Wilkins did not answer, but she took her revenge that evening, when Mr Wilkins w .is going out. ••Reuben," she said, quictlv, "if vou see any thieves ’round our smoke house, just tell j ’em there’s a couple of chit kens hanging i near the door that I dress* d a purpose. It’s natural Belimla’d like a change of meat as j well as other folks."—[Saturday M here Surah Has. A Wayne County fanner had some wheat stolen a few nights since, and he w us mi sure tiiat he knew who the thief was that he came into Detroit and secured a warrant for a ivrtain young man living near him. When the case came up for trial in Justice alley, the dependent said he could prove an aiihi. In order to do this, he had brought in **his girl,” a buxom lass of twenty-two. She took the stand and swore that he sat up w ith her from 7 o’clock in the evening until broad daylight next morning. "People can very easily lie mistaken.” observed the plaintiff's lawyer. ••I don't care—I know he was there,” she replied. "What did you talk about ?” "Love she promptly answered. •*\\ hat time did the old folks go to bed " ! • I gave 'em the wink about 10.’* "Sure he was there at midnight, are you ?*’ "Yes, sir.” "Wiiv UiC you . " She blushed, looked over to her lovel and laughed, ami getting a nod to go ahead, she said : "Well. sir. just as the clock struck 12, the old man jumped out of lied, up stairs, and hollered down: ‘Sarah, yermar wants some o’ that catnip tea !’ And we got such a start that we broke the back off the rock ing-chair and went over backwards ker plunk.” "Then the jury must understand that you were seated on Samuel’s knee?” "I object,” put in Samuel’s lawyer, and his honor remembered the days of his youth and sustained the objection*—Detroit Free FreJts. Not Tali. Enough.—A good story is told of Prince Alexander of Holland. The Prince, a young man of rather staid and lit crary tastes, paid a visit to licrlin last sum mer. and a rev iew was given in his honor by the Imperial Court. Military pagents form an integral part of every grand procession in the Prussian capital; but Prince Alexander, w ith little inclination for soldiery, sat in si lent contemplation w hile the troops were de tiling before him. All at once the C’rown Prince drew the guest’s attention to an I’h lan regiment, with the remark that they were “a fine body of men.” “Yes,” replied Prince Alexander, “but they are not tall enough.” This reply, delivered w ith the or iginal Dutch phlegm, a little surprised his interlocutor, who, however, merely observed, “Very well, then you must see my cuiras siers.” The curiassiers, erect in their sad dles, like men-at-arms of the Middle Age*, went by in breast-plates and plumes. “Well, w hat do you think of them ?” asked Prince Fritz. “Splendid men, hut not tall enough.” Still more piqued than astonished at this un expected response, the heir to the crown of Germany exclaimed. “Indeed! then wait till you see the regiments of the guard.” In due time these magnificent six-footers made their appearance and the same query fell from the lips of the Crown Prince. -They are not tall enough,” very* quietly re turned Prince Alexander, adding gently but meaningly, “We can flood our country, when we choose, twelve feet deep.” and l*riure»» Krllmilrh. from Mn»s Rrevtler’it Letter in the Philadelphia Telegraph. I.iaxt is one of the most independent of men. and never acknowledges any contr hut that of friendship and respect. 1 hav seen him at Imperial receptions." says a friend of mine, “where he walked through the salons with the fine, grand air of a per fect gentleman, gracious to all. treated with reverential respect hv all, hut never deigning to touch the piano, and royalty even not dar ing to ask him." Liszt has always been re markable for this social independence. When he was a vouug man, in the very brilliant period of his early popularity, some thirty or forty years ago, he v i^ited Vienna. The cel ebrated Princes* Metternich. wife of the great diplomatist Metternich, was the chief of society ;her salon was the great one of the day . She was a brilliant, captivating woman, clever, full of fine society wisdom: one of the last of the race of grand dames. The bluest of blood ran in her veins, and she was as haughty as Lucifer at times. At one of her reception* her husband, w ho had invited Liszt, took the young artist, about whose musical and private life all the gay iieople of Kurofie were talking, up to the Princess, and introduced him. She was in one of her most haughty moods, as it happened. •Your first visit to Vienna,” she said, looking full in the handsome, stately young man's face, “I hope you are doing well in your business." “Ah. Madame la Prim esse," replied Liszt," “I have do business. That vexation Itching* to diplomats and hankers." For one instant the whole social high world of Vienna looked on breathless at this passage of arms lietwcen the Queen of Soci ety and the celebrated artist whose social successes equalled his public ones. 1 he Princess aim Liszt gazed steadily at each other: neither inclined; then she yielded graciouslv, and taking his arm walked through the salon* with him. and was as charming to him as if he had been a prince of the Imperial blood; from that tune for ward Liszt had no lietter and truer friend than the spoiled child of society, the Princess Metternich. This anecdote shows Lis/t's character. No man can be kinder, however, than he is to his friends. lie denies them nothing. He is simple, tender, sympathetic, f .11 o! feeling, and most easy of approach even i ‘ >• ’ > demands on hi* kindness. Hns > one s.... . :i 1 a most harming one, of his haraetcr. Hut there is another side, not s.> genial, which belongs to the world at large. I'o general soviet\ he is an elegant, polished man of the world; cold, haughty, unapproachable, entirely imhqiendent <>f ev erything and everybody. II does not need luxury nor the society of any one. Cold Winter in Europe. On the continent, as well as in the British Islands, the present season is admitted to In arming the severest on record. On the ltlth of 1 >•**. ember, the Centigrade thermometer i* stated to have registered no less than 2S degrees U-low zero at \ ers.ullcs and Or leans This is equivalent to rather mop than .50 degrees below freezing point. or l * degrees below zero, according to Fahren heit’* thermometer, which ;s m more gen . d Use than the Centigrade- in tins c.. .ntrv. In Swii S ( ' p q*ers are every clay publishing accounts of men. women and children.a* well as domes tic animals, being frozen to death, and t!-.» oldest inhabitants have to go hack t*» the winter 1h*ji*-:;m for a season wIn n the ..,,d was a- rigorous us that which has prevailed during the past two or three weeks. The Unzrtts <if t run' f gives a brief enume ration of the coldest winters known in Franc* since the fifteenth centurv. At the dost* ,,f “the great winter" of 1 p>*\ all the bridges "Ver the Seine at Pans were torn down hv the Hoods, tarrying with them immense blocks of ice. In 1*120 there were numbers of people fro/en to death, and, the wolves are viid to have appeared in the streets of Paris, and there to have eaten some of tin corpses In 1 5o7 the harbor of Marseilles was frozen up. In L5I1 the frozen wine had to be broken up with axes and sold hv weight. In UJ07 cattle were frozen to death in their stalls. Pari* suffered from a dearth of wood—:ts ordinary fuel—and people used to drive in • images ami sledges across the Seine, in 1 *>’>.5 the temperature sank to 22 1-2 degrees of cold in Paris. L'l 1700 the cold fell to 2 * degrees below zero, the* Mediterranean was frozen in several places on the French coast, am! the same was the case in some harbors on the channel. Most of the trees in France were during this winter destroyed by the cold; wine was frozen into solid masses in the t ellers, and a famine prevailed. In 17H.I Paris experienced lb degrees of cold. The frost lasted b.'l consecutive davs, and the Seine was frozen up for two full months.— In 177* the ice on the great canal at Ve r sailles was 1.5 inches thic k. In 17U.5 the cold attained 21 degrees lielow zero in Paris; frost continued -42 days; and the Hutch tleet, which was frozen up in the harbor, was J captured by the French cavalry—the origi- i naJ. we presume, of the celebrated corps of j the Horse Marines. In 1NJJ0 the thermo me- 1 ter registered 17 degrees of cold in Paris: all the river* of Kurojie was frozen. In IS- 1 71 Paris experienced 22 degrees of cold but. the frost did not last long, and the ice on 1 the Seine broke up on the second day after covering the river. Intellect in Hriileft. Out- eveiling soon after my arriv al in Kast eni Asam. ami while the five elephants were, us usual, being fed opposite the Bungalow, j I observed a young and lately caught one j step up to a bamboo-stake fence and quietly pull one of the stakes up. Placing it under foot, it broke a piece off w ith the trunk and. j after lifting it to its mouth threw it away. | It repeated this twice or thrice, and then j drew another stake and began again. See- j ing that the bamboo was old and dry, 1 asked the reason of this, and was told to 1 wait and see what it would do. At last it seemed to get a piece that suited, ami hold- j ing it m his trunk firmly, and stepping the ! left foreleg well forward, passed the piece of j bamboo under the armpit, so to speak, and began to scratch with some force. My sur prise reached its climax when I saw a large elephant leach fail on the ground, quite b inches long and as thick as one’s finger, and which, from its position could not easily Ik* detached without this scraper, or scratch, which was deliberately made by the ele phant. 1 subsequently found that it was a j common occurrence. Leech-scrapers are used by every elephant daily. On another occasion, when travelling at a time of year when the large flies are so tormenting to an elephant. I noticed that the one I rode had no fan or wisp to Ijeat them off with. The mahout, at my order, slackened pace, and allowed her to go to the side of the road, where for some moments she moved along, rummaging the smaller jungle on the bank ; at last she t ame to a cluster of young shoots well branched, and after feeling among them, and selecting one, raised her trunk, and neatly stripped down the stem, taking off all the lower branches and leav ing a tine bunch on top. She deliberately cleai.t 1 it down several times, and then lay ing hold at the lower end, broke off a beau tiful fan or switch about five feet long, handle included. With this she kept the flies at bay as we went along, flapping them off on each side every now and then. Say what we may, these are both really bona fide implements, each intelligently made for a definite purpose.—[Nature. —The fellow who dropped into a chair containing a tack has been uneasy ever since, and now sits down on the installment plan. New York Fashions. ' JHIIImrr-Iew Mawrtoli-X«f •*•«*•*• !■ ('MlHMM. M’UINfi MU.l.INKRY. Shapes in new Spring Ixmnet* are so dif ferent that every one can have something to suit, rhe poke bonnet, also called the Sara Bernhardt, has the brim pinched at the back, w hile the front brim is turned up vgainst the crown. Then we may see the Marie Chris tine, which shows the front brim cut open, and this also is to he turned hack against the crown. Other hats come with soft, wide brim, and these are turned up, down, back wards, forwards, or any other wav, just as the milliner may fancy. The “Cashmere,** or Oriental ideas as to coloring and pattern, which 1 alluded to in my last letter as about l to penetrate every where, are notably rnani test in straws, whit h we see dved in ail sorts of shawl like colors and designs. During the winter, we had “Cashmere”silks and rib bons. but now are found as hits been said, the entire bonnet imbued with Eastern fan cies. Of course there must Ik* contrast somewhere, and so we find rich ribbons and sdk*. in plain colors both dark and light, ami these will he used as shadings to relieve what would otherwise Ik* a picture all too bright. Furthermore, as the gold shades are extremely promine nt in Spring goods of every kind, we observe heavy importations of Iuscan and other yellow straws. Thev arc at .ill prices and degrees of fineness, while ( hips are constantly dyed in old gold colors. 1 hen we have straws in braids of alternat ing colors. 1 here is a great run upon this latter style; sonu* l»e;ng dark, others light; others dark and light combined, while again we see straw bonnets entirely red, blue, or garnet, for the different garnet shades will continue very fashionable. More expensive bonnets are made of lace like braidings; transparent of course, and needing to lie lined, or again the bonnet i- composed of ‘ these straw laics worked with something heavier. Small turbans for general wear, arc largely brought out and probably will be much worn by those* young ladies who have adopted the same shape this winter. h.<*wers are in wonderful profusion and lnaity. 1 hey art* both large and small, pi .iced in pronounced Ixmquets or in trailing and fancy like vines and sprays; the latter styles l>eing especially appropriate for those rough, carelessly *hajx*d hats which will be seen at watering places. Variety is further more given by the introduction of feather band- and fancy wings, which will be used t ; servi . ible hats utd bonnets. Manx are tlx• 1 in Cashmere hues, but again we observe bright bands of natural feathers, as w.U also brra-ts and heads of birds. Birds likewise will Ik* employed, but of course not exten sively. spRIM, MUHlUlv New M iwre cloths are covered with palm leaves and other Kastcrn fancies; the same rnay he said ot new lawns, jaconets and in deed the whole family of cotton goods, both of high and low degree. Hut invariably we find plain lawns, etc., to match, ami this of course :s a broad enough hint that plain good-, must 1m* combined in order to give ef fect of shading. I.ight woolen goods are likewise devised in Cashmere patterns ; sum mer silks are beautiful in their shawl like semblances; new satins are similarly wrought; new velvets as well, and thus it 1 >ecomes ap parent that these Oriental ideas extend throughout the entire range of dress. Hut it must 1m* remembered that extra sty lishness brings corresponding expense, and therefore all these new goods are considerably higher priced than those which have l>een longer in the market. <»r which are less pronounced in character. Belonging to the former class, the jardiniere or Horal pattern may 1m* men tioned. they however being still looked upon as quite fashionable, while in tlu* latter cat egory, we find the family of small cheeks, stripes etc., which are always in vogue. SKW DKSlCiN s. Short walking costumes will be quite as much wi-rn as ever. In this style, the Xar cissa is very tasteful, and adapted to all new wool or silk materials. For a demi-train, though allowable w ith a short costume, the Hermione overskirt is novel ami quite pretfv while embodying opposite ideas, we find • ie Alida overskirt which is adapted to a walk ing costume only. Hie Alcina is a new pol- , onaise which combines the efiect of a punier basque with an overskirt, but requires a 1 trimmed skirt below. 1 he Aleson basque is an excellent design of light spring woolens i or silk, while for a spring street jacket, noth ing newer or more jaunty than the Frederica could be found. Ll ( V C.VRTMi. fr'urt* about bold. In a recent lecture oil gold. Professor l.gle*ton, ot the Sc hool of Mines of Colum bia College, remarked that it was formerlv supposed that gold was u> be found only in or on the O/.oie and Paleozoic formations. NS hen, in California. Whitney discovered it in the Jurassic, it was a revelation. It i*- ( now found in the deposits of all ages, j 1 he rock in which it lies ia generally me - tamorphie, and therefore it is the surround ings that indicate the period. By gold we mean a y ellow substance, which contains a quantity of pure gold, mixed with other substances, of which silver is almost alwavs one. It is common to consider the quanity of gold m the world to Ik* large. Hut there is only seven thousand millions worth, which is about half pure gold and half silver. 'Hie annual production is about one hundred millions worth, and the production has de creased -4-4 per cent during the past thirty years. The production of silver, however, has increased 1(M) per cent, and now equals that of gold. One third of the gold goes to wear and tear, one third goes into circula tion, and one third into the arts and manu factures. All the gold in the world would make a pile only 25 feet wide, 45 feet long, and 25 feet high. Nome thing Frink). “Got something frisky ?” he asked, as he walked into a livery stable and called for a saddle-horse ; "something that w ill prance about lively, and wake a fellow out of his lethargy ? 1 used to ride the trick mule in a circus, an' 1 reckon I can back anything that wears hair.” They brought him out a calico-colored lieast, with a vicious eye, and he mounted it and dashed off. Before he had gone two blocks the animal burked, crashed through a high board fence, and plunged into a celler, tossing liis rider over the top of an adjacent wood-shed, and landing him on the ragged adge of a lawn-mow er. They bore him home, straightened him out, and three surgeons came in and reduced his dislocations, and and plastered him up with raw beef. A few weeks later he called at the stable and said that if they had a gentle saw-horse with a curb-bit and martingales, and a saddle with two horns and a cupper to it, he believed he would go up in tne hay-mow and gallop around a little where it was soft, and it wouldn’t hurt him if he went to sleep and fell off as he did the other day.— Baltimore Bulletin. Hales or Adverltsta*: 1 wk. 3 wki. I mo#. 6 iso#. 1 yr. 1 inch. #100 $190 $4 00 $ 6 00 $10 0$ 3 inches, 3 00 4 90 V 90 16 00 26$0 S column, 8 00 13 00 30 00 48 00 86 00 1 column, 14 00 22 00 60 00 86 00 100 0$ irsciAL Notices, One square 3 weeks, $3 oo Each additional week. 50 cents. Administrator's and Executor’s Notices, 2 60 I itation from Probate Court, 3 00 CoimniMPioner's Notices, 2 0$ Messenger’s and Assignee's Notice# 2 00 Editorial Notices, jier line, 10 Obituary Notices, per line, 1$ No charge less than 06 One inch space will constitute a square. Transient Advertisements to be paid in advanc# No advertisements reckoned lee# than a square Marriages and Deaths inserted free. Yearly advertisers to pay quarterly. YoLXIYI Vlile Hi. 1309. No. 9. English Ill-Treatment of the Letter H. BY RICHARD GRANT WHITE. The ill treatment which the letter h re ceives from a very large proportion of the English people is of course known to the most superficial observer of their speech. It is the substance and the point of a stand ing joke which never loses its zest. Mr. Lunch’s artists, when hard put to it for the subject of a social sketch, can always fall hack upon the misfortunes of the aspirate. II in speech is an unmistakable mark of class distinction in England, as every observant person soon discovers. I remarked upon this to an English gentleman, an officer .who replied, “It’s the greatest blessing in the j world; a sure protection against cad*. You meet a fellow who is well dressed and be have* himself decently enough, and yet vou | don’t know exactly what to make of him ; I hut get him talking, and if he trios upon hi* A’s that settles the question, lie’s a chap you’d better he shy of.” Another friend said to me of a London man of wealth, and of such influence a* comes from wealth and good nature. “The governor has lots of sense, and is the l>est fellow in the world ; hut he has n’t an h to bless himself with.” And there seems to lie no help for the person who has once acquired this mode of pronun ciation. Habits of speech, when formed in early life, are the most ineradicable of all habits; and this one, I believe, i* absolutely beyond the reach of any discipline, and even of prolonged association w ith good speakers. In England I observed many people in a constant struggle with their A, overcoming and living overcome, and sometimes triumphing when victory was defeat. The number of A’s that come to an un timely end in England daily is quite incal culable. Of the forty millions of people there cannot lie more than two millions who are capable of a healthy, well-breathed h. Think, then, of the numbers of this innocent letter that are sacrificed between sun and sun! If we could send them over a few million* of A’* a week, they would supply almost as great a need as that which we supply by our corn and beef and cheese.—[March Atlantic. [From The Tail Mall Gazette ] IVrtlisliire Ktorim. Many stories long current in and alx>ut Perth appear in Drummond’s book. Thus ue have the story of the presentation of a elaret jug to a gentleman who had helped to keep up a corps ,.f volunteers. There wa.. a dinner —not a mere “service of fruits and cake" such as intervenes between two “diets »‘f worship,” hut a real dinner—and the jug was in the center of the table. The chair man had well studied his subject, and was prepared with a great speech: hut at the critical moment the speech failed him, and he could utter Imt the words, “Yon’s the joog." The proud recipient stood up in turn, m turn east ulxmt for a speech that had made itself wings, and sat down with the words. N yon the joog?” I be l aird • f Mai nab supplies Mr. Drum mond with some quaint stories. This is that Highland chieftain who over-rode his pony one year at l.cifh races; and when a wag asked him next year whether it was the same pony , exclaimed. “N'a ! hut it’s the same wimp* and knocked hint down therewith. I-.very ..lie has heard how the mother of David Haird, when she heard that her son, with some other Hritish soldiers, had been captured and chained together two-and-two in India, exclaimed. “1 pity the puir chiel tha’ •* chained to our Davie! Another man well known in Perthshire, James Moray uf A n. n a.rney. provides some good stories. On one occasion he chanced to set* two sawyers on his estate measuring the planks thev had sawn. l hey measured across one side of a plank, turned it over and measured across the other side. Aliercairney bided his time tul they appeared in his business room with their bill. He took out a coin, put his thumb on it, and counted “Onethen turned it over, put his thumb on it again, and counted. “Two;” and so on with other coins till he had brought out half the amount charged, when he sent the sawyers about their business. —( ounterfeit half dollars are becoming plenty, and many of them are so well exe cuted as to require close scrutiny. Those observed are chiefly with the dates 18.77. ls,,> an'l Is... 1 he dies are generally good, hut the weight is noticeably lighte’i than the genuine coin. M any of those of the date 18,.), show a slight flaw under the talon- of the eagle, and the letter F in the word half, immediately under it, is also im m-rfeet. The general appearance of them all. however, in color and mint work, is verv deceptive, including the milled edge, though this does not run quite so perfect as in the genume. 1 hose of 1857 and 1875 are copied from the half dollar of the Philadelphia nts. and that 1877 both from the mints at Philadelphia and San Francisco. The for mer is fifty-four grains in weight lighter than the genuine coin; those of 1877 are forty-one grains lighter, and those of 1857 seventeen grains less. In the size and regularity of the letters anil the numerals, the false coin shows no difference from the real. The die and im pressions are perfect, and the sound or ring a little sharper than the genuine. In fact, the whole general appearance of the coin is well nigh perfect.and constitutes,altogether, a very dangerous counterfeit to any hut a practical expert. The color is deceptive, and no analysis has yet been made to aeter niine the composition. The most marked feature of difference, however, from the true coin, is its light wt-ight. The Philadelphia coin has no special mint mark, while that of San Francisco has a very minute S under the talons of the eagle, and above the lettering, and the (’arson (Tty coinage is distinguished by the two very small letters (! C in the same position. The March Atlantic lias a very appetizing list of content* Mr. Howell*’* serial, “The Undiscovered Country,” grow* in interest every month, and bid* fair to surpass in power “The Lady of the Aroostook.” Charles Dud ley Warner contributes a delightful biograph ical and critical essay on Washington Irving, which will make readers love botn Irving ami Warner bitter. There are two excellent short stories, “Accidentally Overheard,” by Horace E Scudder, and “Hauuah Dawston’s Child.” by Lucy Lee Pleasants. The second install ment of “Reminiscences of Washington” in cludes much personal and social a* well as political anecdote concerning the four year* of John Quincy Adams’s administration. Francis H. Underwood ha* an engaging account of “Egypt under the Pharaohs.” Richard Grant W bite write* of “English in England,” citiug numerous example* of words used incorrectly or queerly by the English, aud making a curiously interesting article. There are poems by T. tf. Aldrich, Miss Sarah O, Jewett, uot the actress, but the authoi of “Deephaven,” Celia Thaxtcr. Oscar Luighton, and Louise Lhandier Moulton. Several noteworthy new bo^ks are reviewed, and a diversified Contrib utors’ Club completes a very good number of this sterling magazine. —The Febi uary number of Brainard’a Mus ical World is received and contains, beside an immense amount of interesting and instructive musical reading, including tbe latest musical news from all parts of the country, a fine full [iag- lithographic portrait of Mile. Marimon, the successful prima donna of Mapleson’s Opera Company—and the following choice new mus «c: “Marimon Waltz,” by Cb. Warren: “Even ing Bell* Quickstep,” by E Mack—two fine piano piece*; “Let me Dream Again,” Arthur Sul ivan’s beautiful song, with English and German words: “Far from tby Side.” song *n*I chorus by Persley; “My Heart’s Delight,” ball-d by F. Maccabe, and “Captive Heart Ma zurka,” arranged for | iano and violin. These Ax nieces of new mu-ic are alone worth 93.00. Single copies of the World can be obtained by sending 15 cents to tbe publishers. Terms per v> ar 91.50, or 91-60 with choice of five premi um books. The Musical World is the o I dee I and roost successful mu-ical monthly in tbe United States, and should certainly be in tbe hands of every lover or the divine art. Ad dress the publishers, 8. BRAIN A RD5 SONS, Cleveland, O.