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......i,w ' ''; t 1 . , .. . .:, - - ' v a " vZ,s?hk - VOL. XVI. BRADFORD, Vl.i SATURDAY, MAY 28, 1881. OBANGK COUNTY PUBLISHING CO., fioprictors. mis: 10.00 per ymr, 50 c.nUl.M In Kdraae a NO. 8 miM : i u i i hi hi n i if i it i r i ill it? i XLlyip? iVv W vyp; BUSINESS CARDS; liMOItY; B. SMITH, . C0UN8ELL0U AT LAW, fc 80LICIT0H IN EQUITY. FIRE IN8URANCE. f " OkfSOD, ... N, II. ALBERT B, BUTTERFIELD, RESTAURANT, MAIN T., BEADFOKD. , VfMltL CnniMtlnnArv. Nut.. VfiffetablO. Beat TobMoo and Cisan, Cunued Oaod. Eiln. ko.( fco.. Oy.teri Hud Vreih VUh in their eeuno. UjsUn cooked to order. Call Id. - - STEVENS & LIBBEY. 1 i hV STABUf, rear of Trotter Jou. ih uiid from H pauenger tri" Gaod ready at .iljtl, Hinjcio or UWUU"I ntwnj ri uableprieei. rouo. e VT Corn M.eal Jier bund. $1.25 Corn er bu. 65 S1inrtitfirliiind. 0.00 r w. M. OEDWAT. FINE HARNESSES uivtiaiflmitiH n rf dale In Baddlenr Ooodi, Horw Clothing, Carrlacea,81elKhb, etc., eto. CBEtSU. - - ' VERMONT. E. M. COLLINS DKFUT? 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Matter and Solioitor in Chanoery. Collection, promptly attended to. Bradford, .... Vermont BRADFORD SAVINGS BANK k TRUST COMPANY BRADFORD, VT. PAID VP CAPITAL, - - 50,000. ' Reoeivea Depoaita, Make. Collections, and doea General Banking Business. L. F. HALE. Treasurer. G. W.CHAMBERLIN, M, D. Couinth, - . - Vermont. OOlee at 6. W. Hale'a reaidenee. E. H. FAENHAM, SEWBUBY, , . . . VT. Ctrrlage & Sleigh Maker. SIGN AND CABBtAGB PAINTING, AMD REPAIR WORK Done at short notice. A good assortment of picture frames, mould ings, constantly o n hand. TROTTER HOUSE. BRADFORD, - - VERMONT. Th. anderalgned laying purebated the abore obm repaired and refurnished th. earn, is now pen to the trarellng public Free ooaoh to and rom all day and night treina. A good liv. ry ata bioeoaaeetedwUhthe Honae. A. L. FA BY AN, Proprietor. A. M, CARPENTER, DKHOT SHERIFF. COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY MADE. . E. W. SMITH. ATTORNEY at COUNSELOR AT LAW. Master and SoHeltor In Chancery. well. BOTB, ALEX. DUNNETT, IATTOHNKY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW, Colleatiuaa a Specialty. sjotrrw Btboais. .Vt FARNHAM & CHAMBERLIN, ATTORNEY8 at COUNSELORS AT LAW. Masters and Solicitors in Chancery. Particular attention to collections and prac tice ia New Ilampehire Court.. BRADFORD, - VT. B. FARNHAM. PHIN CHAMBERLIN. GEO. W. RICHARDSON. Dealer la General Merchandise EAST HAVERHILL, N. H. R. M. HARVEY, ATTORNEY . COUNSELOR AT LAW. Master and Solicitor in Chancery. WbsT TorsRAH, . . Vt. J. K. DARLING, ATTORNEY A. COUNSELOR AT LAW. Master and Solicitor in Chancery. Sast Coauani, . . Vt, NOTICE ! Alt paraesn having accounts with the ua lenifaed are requested to call and eettle Im smdiatelr as he ts eMxiat out hi. business awd wiU leaTS the state inside of two weeks. C. E, FELCH. Bradford, May 4, 1881. Femiaiae Politics. WHAT MBS. sroorENDYKLEAENED CONCERNING THE DEAD-LOCK. t Brooklyn Engle.l "My dear," said Mrs Spoopen- dy ke, liolding a piece of lace to her overaklrt and wouduriiiG; whether she hod better plait it on or full it "my dear, who is this Congressman Look who litis just died V "Wliul. (ImiirrAfiHiiinn linnlrl" upked Mr. Spoopendyke. "Why, I lead in the paper this morning that tlifty couldn't do anv busiuess because of the (load Mr. Lock. Did you know him t" "That uiu't a Congressman," said Mr. . Bpoobeiidyke. . "You read tnere was dead-lock Uj the Ben- alei? War'l Oiat JtK Ml . Yes,' and I read it all through, and when I found' that Mr. Conk ling felt so bad about it, I thought Mr. Lock must to a congressman." "No he isn't either. The dead- lock means that the Democrats and Republicans can't auree." "Good iiracioiis! Have they had another falling outt I shouldn't think the Republicans would fight the poor Democrats any more, What hare they been doing now t" "They haven't been doiug any thing. Sen. Mahone, of Virginia, went over to the Republicans, and" "I see,'' interrupted Mrs. Spoop eudyke, "and Mr. Conkling won't have .liini confirmed. Though 1 cun't understand why they should interfere wilh Mr. Mahone's relig ion. If the poor man wants to join the church I" "Who wants to join the church ! Who's a church t Think Mr. Couk- iing's a bisliopt Got an idea he's an altar t S'pose he'ti a dod gasted chapel with ivy. all over him, a spike fence and a chime, of bells f It's Stanley Matthews he don't, want confirmed." I read about li i m too," rejoiueb Mrs. ', Spoopendyke. "He's Mr, Garfield's Col leotor, isn't he t "No he ain't. That's Judge Rob ertson, Mr. Garfield wants Judge Robertson for collector, and Mr. Conkling is opposed to him." "I dou't see why he should be, Though of course 1 should suppose llitoCimfluld wu44 thr have a man like Mr. Mahone, who is goiog iuto the church." "Where's your souse!" snorted Mr. Spoopendyke. "What d'ye want to mix things up fort Trying to make a grab bag of prominent Americans f Stanley Mathews is candidate for Judge. Mr. Mahone is a Senator, and Robertson is ap pointed Collector, but, like Math ews, iiustrt lieeu confirmed. Can you see through that T" Of course, I uuderstacd that. but I don't see any excuse for fight- ug the Democrats, unless they think that Mr. Robertson would collect money from Mr. Mahone. ud Mr. Mathews would send him to jail. In that case it " "In that case it wonld take you to straighten 'em out 1 squealed Mr. Spoopendyke. "What're you try- ug to get up now, an idiot asylum! Are you planning for a murder and trying to get up an insanity pleat What d'ye think Robertson's going to collect, hens t Got a uotiou that Matthews is a penitentiary, sitting around to be leased out t Imagine Mahone to be the National debt f Well, they ain't, they're men, I tell ye. Meu with legs," aud Mr. Spoopendyke kicked out both his own foothaudles by way of illustra tion. . "Conkling is opposed to Matthews aud Robertsou. He says they shan't be ooufirmed, but he is a friend of Mahone.'' ."That's what I didn't see," said Mrs. Spoopendyke. "I am glad Mr. Mahone will be cou firmed, though I dou't care for Mr. Mat thews aud Mr, Robertson. It will teach them to repent their sins aud uot fly iuto the face of providence. I'm glad Mr. Conkling is a good Episcopalian.'' - "Oh 1 he's a prayer book I howled Mr. Spoopendyke. You've found him out! You've got him I All he wants is a red cushion aud a rack nailed up iu front of him to be a dod gxsted mourner's bench I Didn't I tell ye he was a Senator t Do you know what a Senator is I It's some thing shaped like a pie, a measly pie T Understand it now t "Aud is Mr. Mahone a Senator, loot asked Mrs. Spoopeudyke, a new light dawning upou her. "No be ain't a Senator 1" grinned Mr. Spoopendyke, "he's a jightuiug rod to keep howling idiots from falling overboard. Begin to see itt Aud they want him confirmed, so if he finds any dog-gasted old female named Soopendyke , slop nine into a canal, he'll slam a church on (op other t Got t lie ideal" "Upon my word, my dear," re monstrated Mrs. Spoopendyke, "you talk extravagantly. Mr. Ma I bone uiuy flglit Domoorats, but be would never go around throwing churches at women. , I don't know Mr. Mabone, but I don't believe he would do a thine of that kind. As for Mr. Matthews and Mr. Robert sou, they know their busiuess best but if they have abused Mr, Couk ling, I would never read oue of Mr Matthew's decisions, and Mr. ltob ertsou might ' call here every day for a mouth and he could never even collect the paper bill. I don't I think it's rieht to trust such men I with Hip contribution box. and know the missionary ladies would I never permit him to collect the Sub- scriptious." TI,ai.' Itl --"-- " dyke'TIiere'a the solance of gov ornmeut I All you want now is t saloou in the basement to be the National Capitol I What you need is a gass meter and a veto to be an impoved White House. When Robertson comes here for the milk bill, yon pay him, you heart And when Matthews is Justice of the peace for Brooklyn you have Conk ling arrested for stealing coal, you hear ! That'll fetch it. You've got the idea bow I All you want to do is to live all Summer in the Sol dier's Home to be a complete ad ministration 1 It I had your vision I'd get up on three sticks and hire out as a telescope I" "Of course I'll do what you say," replied Mrs. Spoopendyke, submis sively, and if Mr. Conkling should take some of our coal, unless it was by mistake, 1 should certainly feel like complaining of him. If Mr. Robertson comes I will pay him though the milk: is not as good as the first we got. Perhaps Mr. Mat thews will fix that when he gets to be Just ce. Do you think Mr. Ma hone will come, toot" Come! shrieked Mr. Spoopen dyke, "of course he'll come. He's liable to be here any minute? He's a burglar. I tell you, and he may come over the back fence to-night I Look out for him I think I hear him now !" and Mr. Spoopendyke fell clear over himself into bed and and pulled the clothes over his bead. " , , Now I understand why they have a dead-lock," mused Mrs. Spoopendyke, pushing the table against the door, as a precaution against the marauding Mahone, and then examining a pimple on her el- w "it's because these ambitious Senators and collectors and justices "d burglars fight these poor Dem ocrats all the time. I suspected there would be no end of trouble when Mr. Garfield beat Mr. Arthur for the Presidency. For my part, I would rather be Geueral Grant aud get all the mouey, though I don't see what he wants with it, now he has sold out the World's Fair;" aud Mrs. Spoopeudyke crawled iuto bed, wondering bow she was to tell Mr. Mahone from Mr. Robertsou, and whether Mr. Conkling would be coutent with what he could car ry, or if ho might not also demand her new chudda cloth dress,, with cut steel buttons. As tor Houie Corn Ilread. One quart of buttermilk, two oue tablespoonfuj of baking soda, two table spoonsful of melted butter: stir in meal until the mix ture is about as thick as buckwheat batter. Bake iu square tin pans, about an inch thick, half an hour in a hot oven. The fellow who "would not live aiway" should go to Russia and be a czar. A young man was found hanging to a gate in Pedunk, N. J., Sunday night. He was cut down Dy an irate father's boot. Puok. It is a time-honored custom in Quincy, Fla., to salute a newly married couple by firing a canuon. This is to remind those present that the battle of life has fairly begun. Bettie Green, a Georgia girl, has two sik dresses which she made herself, having raised the worms, spun the silk, colored and wove it with her own hands. Prof.. Proctor, the astronomer, has just married a widow, and he will now see stars that he never be fore dreamed of. O wad some power the giftie gie us From office-seekers just to free us. And let our friends come in to see us A little while ; How many carking care would flee us. Well, I should smile 1 AUHtmttd to Jama A. Garfield, The farmer turns the furrow With a carols, unoonoern ; And The farmess works the handle Of the big old-fashionsd ohurn, . Their son sorts out the Haters For plantin', in the cellar: While Their daughter on the back porch la talkin' to her feller. The Cnejter Moaner. THE TEAGIO ENDING' IN A FEARFUL THUNDEE-STOBM MIXING MEDI CINE TO AID HIS MEN IN THE BLOODY FIGHT. ... . , . , , Sitting Bull, the desperate In dian leader, has recently told the story of the Ouster massacre to Major Crorier. He began his ac count of the engagement by saying that "on the morning of the battle, early at sunrise, two young men who had been out a short way on the prairio came to me and told me that from the top of a high butte they had seen the troops advancing in two divisions. I then had all the horses diiveu into the camp and corraled between the lodges. About noon the troops came up, and at puce rushed upon the. curat). They charged in twoeuat-ta--u''ut"Bn" oue at tue upper enu, wnimt iu m - 3 Ifl . t Other division charged about tl middle of the camp. The latter (li vision struck the camp in the centre of the 250 lodges of the Uucnpapa Sioux, and close to the door of my lodge. At the time that the troops charged I was making medicine for the Great Spirit to help us and fight upon our side, aud as I heard the noise and kuew what it was, I came out. When I bad got to the out side of my lodge I noticed that this divissiou had stopped suddenly close to the outer side of the Uncap apa camp, and then they sounded a bugle aud the troops fired iuto the camp, (uere Hitting uuu maue a peculiar noise with his mouth and clapped his hands together to inn tate the firing of soldiers.) I at once set my wife upon my best horse put her war-bonnet on her head, aud told her to run away with the rest of the women. She did so, but iu her hurry forgot the baby (a girl); after she had gone a little way she thought of the child aud came back for it. I gave the child to her and she went off agaiu. J now put a flag upon a lodge-pole, and, lift ing it as high as I could, I shouted out as loudly as 1 was aole to my own men, I am Sitting Bull ; follow me. I then rushed at the head of them up to the place where I thought Custer was, aud just as we got close up to the troops they fired agaiu. (Here Bull again imitated for some length of time the firing of tue troops.) When I saw that the sol diers fired from their saddles and did but little damage to us, I order ed all my men to rush through their ranks and break them, which they did, but failed to break the ranks, although we suffered as little dam age as before. I then shouted to them to try again, aud putting my self at the head of my men, we went at them again. This time, although the soldiers were keeping up a rapid firing (from their horses), we knock ed away a whole corner and killed a great many, although I had but one niiiii killed. After this we charged the same way several times aud kept driving them back for about halt a mile, killing them very fast. After forcing them back there only remaiued five soldiers of this division aud the interpreter alive. Then the interpreter, the man that the Indians called "The White," shouted out iu Sioux aud said, "Custer is not in this division, he is iu the other." I then ordered all my men to come on and attack the other division. They did so, and followed mo. The soldiers of this division fired upon us as we got within range, but did us little harm. Wheu we had got quite close and we were just going to charge them, a great storm broke right over us J the lightniug was fearful, aud struck a lot of the soldiers and horses, killing them iustautly. I then call out to my snsMiAo oliarg the troops, and shouted out, "The Great Spirit is on our side ! r Look how be is striking the soldiers down 1" My meu saw this, and they all rushed upon the troops, who were mixing up a good deal. About forty of the soldiers bad been dismounted by the lightuiug killing aud frighteuiug their horses, and these ben were soon trampled to death . It was just at this time we charged them, aud then killed them with our "coup-sticks." In this way we killed all this division,' with the exceptiou ot a few who tried to get away, but were killed by the Sioux before they could get very far. All through the -battle the soldiers fired very wild, aud ouly killed . twenty five Sioux. I did not recognize Geueral Custer in the fight, but ouly thought I did, but I would not be certain about it. 1 believe Cus ter was killed in the first attack, as we found his body, about the place that it was made. I do uot think there is auy truth in the re port that he shot himself. I saw two soldiers shoot themselves with their pistols iu the head. The body which all the Indians said was Cus- teihad Its hair cut short. There weio' seven hundred and nine Amiticans killed. We counted then; by putting a stick upon each lioilft and then taking the sticks up ugiili'ftnd counting them. We count ed m Ven -Iiumireu and seven car bint-s. : Two might have fallen iuto the meek." . Wl.uii Bull had concluded the foregoing account of the battle he turuea to Major Crozier and said "There, I have fought the battle all over tguiu to you, and this I have uevor done since the time I fought it out iu earnest with Gen. Custer, Noir York'a Fruit Ships. something about this cargoes oj ,?wit that come to. thb : anr . tt-i . . y ow iora reporter ia quest; or luforl atioii about the business done iu the Importation of fruit obtained some interesting facts from Major Bostwic'c, inspector of customs at Burling slip. The coiisuinption of fruit in ew TOrk is said to be greater than in any otheo city in the wor.d. The imports at Burliuir slip have increased 300 per cent, iu the las) twelve years, aud now there no annually received about two am one half millions of bunch es of Uinauas, thirty-two million oranges; ten million cocoanuts aud about 'three million piueapples. Last yeir 199 cargoes of fruit were lauded Oere, aud this business is crowded into about five months. from Much to the end of Julv. Major Bostwick says that he has seen twenty-one vessels iu at one time, j - Thejificy fruit of the West Indias is of so perishable a nature that it is esseutlal to the trade that car goes shall be lauded aud marketed as soon s they arrive. Major Bost wick has known a whole cargo of puieappies, which arrived m mar ner.duie uouuiuon, to oe spoiled in oue night, when the air was hot aud humid and a thunder-storm came on. a he loss by decay last season amounted to about twenty, five per cent, ou pineapples, some. thing less on bauauas and almost forty per cent, ou oranges. The muuner Ji wliSch oranges are gath ered groatly aj,';ts their condition , rr , ; .A , . , v ueu tuey are ueateu irom ine trees with poles, so as to be brokeu from their stems, they do not keep their soaudnoss nearly so long as wheu they are clipped from the stem leaving a small portion adhering. The shorter the passage the better the condition in which the fruit ar rives. If the passage takes seven days the coiiption is first rate; it ten davs tie average time the condition is fair; it the passage takes a louger time the chance of getting good fruit is poor. Jor this reason ( the schooners of from 100 to 180 tons register engaged in the tnido have lines like yachts, aud skitn the water at racing speed. But even a faKt sailer, if caught by northw esters, v ill sometimes be de layed so as to lose her cargo. The red-skinuodjbaiiauascome from Baracoii.on the northeastern coast ot Cuba; the yellow ones from the island of Jamaica. The banana plant bears but onebuuch, aud is killed wheu that is gathered. Fresh plants are raised from the seed slips which are found clustered arouud the base of every bunch. They take from' six to eight months to produce 'nature fruit, aud the bunches are cut for export while still green. Cocoanuts are obtain ed at the same ports, and the usual method of loading vessels is to put iu first a load of cocoauuts aud then a layer of banana bunches above them. A platform is then put over, and on thia another laver of ba- ana biitrci.c8 Tis placed. The hatches are kept oren as much as possible iu order ty keep the fruit cool, aud if the ruf l akes only ten or twelve days the ananas are fit for market wIihh fliev arrive. A schooner will bring oin 20,000 to 50,000 eocoanuts and from 2,000 to 3,000 bunches of bananas at a time. Pineapples come from the Baha ma islands- The plant is killed with the gathering of the single fruit that it bears, aud is repro duced by planting seed slips, as iu the case of bananas. The ordinary pineapples are piled together iu the hold and the loss from decay is of ten very great. ;The sngarloaf pine is a fine, juicy variety that is very perishable, aud to have it in a cou- ition at all marketable a good deal of the bush must be taken with the fruit. The oranges brought to this port in sailing vessels come from Porto Rico. They are stored on platforms in layers, each about fifteen inches thick, from 350,000 to 400,000 com ing in a single titrgo. Any delay ou the passage: causes great loss from decay of fruit. Orange and cocoaji'ut trees are perennial bear ers, and well-established planta tlona last a long time. The business of fruit growing is precarious. The season for hurri canes is just when the banana plants are youug, and It is not a rare thing for a plantation to be de scroyeu in a nay. The orange groves also suffer greatly Irom storms at times, and are also injur ed by the attacks of a fly, whose larvae imbed themselves iu the rind of the fruit aud the bark of the trees. The chances ot a good pine apple crop in the Bahamas are said to be so precarious that sometimes the negro plauters workiug small plantations are reduced to an exclu sive iruit diet, which is as near as one gets to starvation there. Burling slip is not only the laud nig piace ot tne truit, out also a market for its sale. There is no necessity to announce arrivals. As soon as a cargo is in dealers cluster around it. Fruitrers, markettnen, grocers and street peddlers are there, and what one dealer will uot take another will. Fruit that is too ripe to be taken by a storekeeper is taken at a low price by a street Arab, who begius to cry his stock as soon as he leaves the wharf, and before the day is over it will not only be sold but eaten. The trade is active from the latter part of March into summer, but wheu the peach aud berry crops get iuta the market the West India fruit, trade is flattened out as it by a storm "of the tropics. The value of the green fruit im ports of New York was $4,192,831 iu 1880, paying duties amounting to $745,437. The Revised Tentament In Kmg land. The Loudon correspondent of the New York Tribune telegraphs that the revised versiou gf the New Testament has been received in England with an almost unbroken chorus of disapproval. Most of the daily papers give elaborate criticism, all condemnatory. These articles quote scores of examples where the changes were purely frivolous aud capricious, and de nounce the self-opiuionated scholar ship of the motley combination ' of theologians and professors which has disfigured, mangled aud made Unrecognizable some of the noblest passages in the Bible. The Satur day Review complains of the child ish pedantry of the revisers, aud describes the version as sadly iufe nor to tue old oue in geueral vigor and beauty of lauguage. It pre diets that it will never come into general use. It is said that an act of Parliament will be necessary to secure the use of the new versiou by the Established Church, but the Government have uo iuteutiou of proposing such au act. II ii r per a JIaraalne for Jane. The beginning of the sixty-third volume, is a brilliant number. It is not more attractive from au art ist's point of view than it is impres sive in a litterary sense; having contributions from the best writers iu every oue of the many fields cov ered by its contents. Samuel Ad ams Drake contributes the first of his promised series of papers on the White Mouutains', which is beauti fully illustrated ; Mrs. Sara A. Hubbard, a paper on our humming birds, with charming illustrations; William Wiuter, a timely and ex cellent sketch of Edwin Booth; Mrs. Lizzie W. Champney writes about Lisbon, illustrated, first of a series of papers on portugal ; Lui- gi Monti contributes a brief article ou one of. the most promising of young Italtau sculptors Benedetto Civiletti with a portrait, and illus trations ot two of his works the Figure of Daute aud Cauaris Sci o; Amelia E. Barr is the author of an illustrated "artiole on the Ballads and Ballad . Music Illustrating Shakespeare, illustrated ; James Partou contributes a curiously in teresting article ou the Trial of Jeanuie Dare; Edward Atkinson gives some important information in a brief paper, entitled Kentucky farms; Saxe Holm contributes a love story, and the serial novels by Miss Wool son aud Thomas Hardy are continued, and there are poems by Paul Hayne and Will Carleton. The editorial departments are well sustained. "Is that cheese rich V asked Bloggs of his grocer. "Yes," was the honest answer, "There is mil lions in it." Hartford Post. What was it f I went out iu the wood 8 and got it. After I got it I looked for it. The more I looked for it the less I liked it. I brought it homeiu my hand because 1 couldn't find it, A sliver. A Raaseaa Robbery. the bold manner, in whioh A po liob offices was taken in. Those who bava traced the career of that able diplomatist, count Shou valoff, the late Russian Am bassador to England, will remem- bar that at one time he filled a high position In the Russian Imperial Detective Police at Sc. Petersburg. In that post he had, at certain peri ods of the year, large drafts of money granted to him from the iin penal treasury with which o pay the seoret aud other police his or ders, These drafts, when received, he was iu the habit of taking it to the house of the famous banker, Baron Stieglitz, to be cashed.- Upon one of these occasions he had received the regular draft for 300,000 roubles, to be disbursed among his meu, iu various amounts. As the amouuts varied very much, it was necessary to obtain the payment of the draft iu uotes both of large aud small amounts. To collect the required amount, the banker requested the count to call iu a short period, when the mon ey would be sorted aud ready for his receipt, On this particuiar occasion, It was agreed that Couut Shou valoff should call at, or nearly before, two o'clock in the afternoon. These vis its of the chief of the detective po lice to the rich banker's had loug been regarded bv the lieht-fineered brethren of St. Petersburg with eyes of envy, as it was-well known to them that on these visits large sums of money changed hands. The arrangement which had been made between the couut aud the banker had been overheard by an attentive accomplice, ana tuey now -'ed to make a bold Btroke for the money. Shortly before the appoiuted time for the transfer of the money, the bank doors opened; aud iu walked a geutleman. to all appearances Count Shou valoff, wear ing the official uniform; iu walk manner and voice the exact coun terpart of the chief of police. The required uotes had been care fully couuted aud arranged, aud di rectly, on application of the suppos ed Lount,-liiey; .were ,ianfin fvi$ with the utmost confidence, and the receipt tendered by the pseudo couut The bank clerk who attended him to the door, aud handed to his of ficial custody the precious package, saw a carriage in every particular the couutepart of the well-known official equipage. The servant, the horses, even the fittings, were well known to him as those of the chief f ,u,lln o.wl nno Wo. """"I'""1' snsnifiinn entered the heads of the , .. . bank authorities, as with a grace ful bow the supposed august person age took his departure Some twenty minutes after the departure of the supposed official, the bank doors again swuug open but this time to admit the real Count Schouvaloff, who at once ad vanced to the desk to demaud the money for the treasury draft On the application beiug made, both banker and clerks were dumb founded. "The money, your excellency t Why, you received it but half an hour ago, and here is your receipt I" Schouvaloff saw at once that he had been robbed, and cleverly rob bed, too, and his acute intellect tftld him that not a moment was to be lost. Assuming a thoughtful atti tude for a few seconds, he replied, in a quiet aud composed manner : "Ah, yes t How thoughtless of me ! I quite forgot it." And, with some short apologies, he left the bauk. , , Among the Russiau police, both public and private, it is a standing order to note the movements of the head of the department, in order that, should he be required, he can at auy moment be fouud. Leaving the bank, Count Shouv- aloff accosted the first of his men, and inquired : "Did you see me pass this way half an hour ago f" The man, who had, like the bank er and clerks, been deceived by the pseudo couut, replied at once : "Yes, you left the bauic ana tirove to the right," A second man gave further aid, and so the third and fourth, aud at last the count learned that (in duplicate) naa ueen seen to en ter a hotel in a side street, and aend awav his carriage. Entering the hotel, the count ac- costedthe landlord with some or- dlnary questions of the day, and, while thus ens-aired, one of the wait- era entered, and started, aghast, to see the count talking to his master. "Why do you start V asked Count Shouvaloff. The waiter replied : I "I have only just left your excel- - lenc v at dinner in No. 10, and here I fla you talking to monsieur." Shou valoff bad now the required ' information, aud he at once entered, - the apartment indicated by the ' waiter, and was brought face to face with bis duplicate, who, with , big assistant, were just refreshing ; I themselves, prior to a journey to . - lands far distaut. On the side table was a black bag containing the nicely-assorted notes and the wardrobes of these would be officials. The count saluted his double with a hearty welnome, allowed him to finish the meal which he had so ably earued, and then both he and his friend were provided, at Efovernmeut expense, with tounsi tickets to Siberia. Their friends have ceased to expect their return. Faablon Notes. Rows of feather stitch are set be tween the machiue stitching on the backs of gloves. The name pagoda is applied to the sleeves which are wide and tarn back at the wrist. An effort to bring back the laced shoe has been made, but buttons still remain iu favor. Waistcoats are still worn with basques. The style is too pretty to be hastily adaudoned. Tubular sashes of knit worsted, e"aiue m tasseis.are to uo worn ujr children tuis summer. I Waists are now cut of crosswise I material that the may be tight I enough without wrinkling. tattle shoulder capes are all the I wrap that will be needed with wool- j en dresses this summer. Two deen Diaitino-s and an apron over8kirt torm the skirt of Paris dregae8 lnteuded for every day use. The outside garments worn with morning costumes are longer than those which accompany carnage dress Pointed waists 'are easily con verted iuto well-fitting basques by the addition of deep straight pieces. Some short skirts instead of being kilt plaited on the edge are shirred and theii tucked to make a flounceV, Blue white lace is coming In again, but it Is so much less becom ing than cream white that its adop tion will be slow, Sarah Bernhardt' fashion of wear. iug a poke bonnet will be generally followed in this country this sum' mer. Au elastic is put into the tops of some ot the new undressed kid FlS'" " H1I13U1 tUUOtUOtUBU TOWU "P"" uvuu Garuet grapes with jet leaves veined with gold make up the some what too brilliant design of one of the beaded laces. - Girdles poiuted in front are worn with surplice waists. The back of the dress is made perfectly plain aud has no belt at all. Uncle Eaek'a Wisdom. He who works and waits, wins. A thoroughly neat woman is nev er an unchaste one. If there were no listeners, there would be no flatterers. ; Common sense is the gift of heav en ; enougu ot it is genius. Crime is the outgrowth of vice; to stop the former you must weed out the latter. If contentment is happiness, it is better to be contented with a good deal than a little. . " The ambitions and vanities of an old man are too weak and ridiculous to be dangerous. The man who has no foolishness iu bis nature probably has some thing worse in place of it. There is a kind of honesty that is nothing but fear, and a sort of patience which ia nothing but lofti ness. ...... -.. We owe one-half of our success in this world to some circumstance, and the other half to taking the circumstance on the wing. . A cunning man is often shrewd but seldom wise. He sets bo many traps for others that he generally gets into some of them himself. Ceremonies and bills of tare seem BOt know how to tel wltho-l the oue nor what to eat without the other. - . -quetry is more natural to wo- man tuan prudery. A womansel- dom out lives all of her coquetry, Rud never becomes a prude until she is obliged to. Scribner. A medical writer says children need more wraps than adults. They generally get more. 3 il