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;o;zersct Printing Comjjany,
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l.m .Ti l Ura'.M, liorlin
mjil aiu-titi m to all cases,
.: . r;n.ini-l::lv located
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M I'. Kl.llKUTS .'..
He iirAadway. New York.
BUTTER COMMISSION HOUSE, j
D T. Buzby & Co., j
No. 6 Exchange PJaco j
N;. , i ,1 attention given In the sale of (1I.ADE S
1 1 F.K.
120 CEINTOX STHEET.
E- l .R. ila,
CHARTED I3ST 1870.
c. u. w.i.is.
a. .i. iiawi:s.
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T. 1!. I.Al'SLY,
I). Mrl.M 'i'.lKIN',
1. .1. MOKKELL,
.1 AMI'S MMll.I.EN
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(. uNKAl) SUITES,
CF.ii. T. SWANK,
DANIEL J. WORRELL, President,
CYRUS ELDER. Solicitor.
1,,-it?..! M". DOI.MR all m.wjr'.sre
I. an 1 itin rcf: nllmvr.1 nil all umi.'. jayalilc
a vi ar. Inti ri'i-t IT n-t drawn u-.it. i- aJ.lcd j
. ."riti-ii il. ll.ti.' I l M VI H'N D1NU TW IC-K !
A Y'KAII, wi:h..nt tmu'il ii t!if ui-p.'Sitw tm-all
nr fven to j.ro-'itit hi? delimit lik. MuBf ran l-c
n i:li.!rauat any tiaia aUt ruliiiu the lr.k n-r-taiu
n ;i , c ly k:ur.
Married lVoiurii and erou nniier
ai- c-.m ! ji-.sit in nvy in tli.ir n a n.uin-.'. f.tliat
it r.inlH- drawn nuly ly themselves or on tln-lr or
der, rdi.ney? can be de.isited Inrcliil In n. nr Ly
s K-ix-lUv. "r as trift lull is. Sul-ifet t-icitain con-.liti-.tis.
I.oauiSt'-urtMl !. Itoal l-jllt.
--.!. irs ti! the
n ! .--p.---l.il act
! ir..rri'--.l li'-n
Ky Laws, r-p th. ruled 01 .n-i-wii. i
of Legislature, relative to dejioMts
i n and minors, e-in Imo'itaini'd at I
c lr,u:i'.i n
i 1 .iiur lay -v
aii'l .m W i- lliCi:! v .i
JnHX D ORKUT8.
:(. 2-so main steeet.
John s t o v n , r i: x x a .
Wc s. 11 Dmfts neiroMaWln nil parts of the T'nl
(e.l Siaten nn.1 t'aua ta. ard ia Fon-ijfn countries,
l'.uv ;..M, 'ou"iis and (ioveniinci.t Honda at
liia'hesi itarket prices. lyian money on ai-proved
f-iiri'V. Draft and 'h-ks on other lianks easlt
e.l .M r;' v re-c!ve.l on .leimsit payable on deuu nd
the i-it'' oj
6V.1: jit ecu'., jirr
i;.i jinid oil
Ilunkinx Line receives our
Thankful to our frien Is and cu-tomers lor
i.nsf iiatr.inaire. we solii it a contii-uiinee
nine, an l invite others who have business in our
line to irivc us a tri.-l. a'snrinir all.thM we shall at
all ttne -1.I a'.l we can to srite entire satislaetion.
Feb 21 7e .lollN 1'IKFUT t f.
SO. 2H6 MAIX STKEFT.
In Henry Scbnable's llriek Huil.llnir.
A (icnoial Hanking lStiim Traiiaclod.
Drafts and ?ill an. I Silfcr Imiiirht an 1 s -l 1.
( ..li-i-te'iii uiaiie in an pnn 01 me i in.-
andCanala. It iterent allowed nt the rate ol six
r cent, per annum, it ! 'I w. "'
uliiels w Ii.. b..
kpril 18 -.3.
Tin. :i i s ii. un-!. i
.I 17 Avcuiir,
Ii:i;i..ns lire. t fr.-m Manulacturcrs.
SuiHTior i:nH-!i Oil C IoIUh,
HA'!. l!EMI':iml 1 N't! it A I X CAKI'ETS
III evi vail. Iy.
..1 FIFTH .WEN I E,
A li e Wi.ed ireet.
roiiVol.i & Vv.
! I liiiiibL J i3:i
330 Baltimore St,
ytniitl Is.ior Mcti; HuMriiit,
t. 1. rVKS.
OWENS & SCOTT,
MnthT Coiiiniission House,
153 W. Pratt St.,
r - '-4
WM. BOOSE & Co.,
FOUHDERS & MACHINISTS,
I ir Ier by mill promptly attended to.
A.blr-M W.M. litKiSE k
Salisbury, LIUIiek I. . Somerset oo., Fa.
Ursina Lime Kilns.
I he un U rsixncil are pn : rtd t Inn ish
Prims Building Lime
By the Car Load.
Orders Respectfully Solicited.
II. J. It ATIK A :CO.
I'raina, June la.
. Tlim imnvaliil ,s,.iitl,i-rn KcincOy u warr.mtKl
I ni. In ei.iil.iin a ji'imlc iiHrii' lP il AiiTi'ury, or ny
j liijiiriuu. mii,irai hulmiautv, Imt 1
fiiiitiilulni; tlifs Siiu'ilicm Kmitsain! llrrto iiii-h
Ian nll-wifo fn.vlilime. h ilt-d in nninlritf
lulirro Liver I 'ls'n iimrt irrvail. Il will cur.
! al!.ii.-r:is'? rauscil l-v 1 ra.iL'inmiit of ilie Livor.
I Tin- Sviiiptmi'S nl Elver 'imi:ifnt n rf a l.tttcr
j orl'iiil taHte in I lip in.iuth: I'liin in liio Uark, Micp
! nr.Ii)ini., ulti n ink-'ukt-n L r Kli.-nmati'm: rSuur
j Si.iina. h: lisa of A jn':it.: IShki'Ik iiltiruatrly
I ci.-Ini' iin.i !;.x: liiaii.i.lic: LskiiI .I'.eai.ry, m it It
I a I' lintul fi u.ati.ill I Imvin:; Inl'.nl to i!i enllie.
Iliiiiir 'liidi flight t.i have l.ecn lc-m-; Ikhility,
I J-i.iv Sjiiriif. a iiir-kyt ll..ir aiivarace nl l!ie Skin
' an. I i-v,. a o.ry -.i:,-u mistaken lnri'un.
' fiu!nit'ii.n. SiiiiVtiuH'i many il tiic-e iiyiiiitnins
I t : i n.i llio tliM':i.. ollu-r.-- vi rv l- w: hut the
i Ijin-r. tin larzi'M nruan in t!io l..iy. is iri'iirntliy
t!iL' M-at nl tlm it'eai an-1 it imt rfulatv.l in
tiinr. uroat f ullfri:r.', wnli lii-iliu'sH ami DEATH
wia i n.-uc.
This Great Unfiilin; SPECIFIC not be found the
Fur DYSPKI'M A. ' iNSTll' ATIOV. Jaun-
!iiv. liiiiuus atlac ks, SICK 11 KAUAI 'II K. 'nlii,
Dciii--i"iiil Spiri!?. Sirt li Sil 'M At '11, Heart
liurn. 6, '.,
sniatsr, cr Melicms,
lie cl;e:nM ?t
I'.c vtr l.
K-r Kamilv Mcili''inc
M AMV.'. VI CK1 ' LV I1T
J. H. ZEiLIN &. CO.,
MAltl.V, t!A., and lli ILADlXl'll I A.
l'rirp SkIiI ly ull lriitrNt.
I" r .-a'.e ; v,::. c r!. iv Kimtnet. Si-iu- rstt. Pa.
ryui: 15KST IT.MP
IN THE WORLD!
TIIK AMKKKWN SITSM EKQ KD
DuMe-Ai-tl:i. N m Freciir.i;
T,u, sjlI1.lf.s.., M,.,t r,,w..rfl. Ktlortlvc.
jjciial l.' a:. l CiiciM-si Dump in use.
jt . m,,,. Rr, ,,( ir. n. jti ! of a lew simple iarts.
It wi:i not I'rrrsr. ::s no water remains In the
pipe when n t in action.
1! l. iMi le.f h-r or vuin ; a I :ir.g. a.' ihc Jtn-ker
and valvi s are all ot iron.
I; seldom, 11 iver. itets out of or ter.
It w ill Intve water from 40 to 60 leu in the air, by
attacMnx a lew f -i t ot h..s...
It is s-ood f.T washina Uniries, Windows, water
ing Hardens, c.
It furnishes the i.nrcs! andc.Mesi water, because
Il is j laced in the I. .trotn ol the well.
Ti:;:ms: Iti-h I'i;n:p, 415: pipe. !iiv. y foot.
1 Is; Cie.
Larger fin-s la I r -irU'.
S.-le Airents b-r Somerset County.
Somerset, I'.i., At iy 1st, Is;
A. Growall & Son.
i We are now pr. p. ire. I to d..
' and .Manuiacairii. ! !,uil.!i
I kiln)' ,,f I'l.minif
S AS II
and ixmiij.s !
l IXioW A.X1 DOOi: n.lMICS,
in ..h"rtHiivthinit,o-ner..i; ajcd in bouse buii.t-
h.ir. aii or ur.s promptly niie.i. m..n:
i i i n r. i i i i(.r...,s or i i... i ii i in n.
'Your attention is si- iiilly Invited to the fact i
tliat (lie jsat ..nal Hanks are now pn-puren lore !
t'enienniai Hoard ot Finally, i ne t ind reaiiied
: trotn tins soun-e are to be einplovi-l lii the erer-tion I
iof tiiebuii.iintr. f..r ti...- int. rn..'ti..naiKxhibiti..i..i
; an. i the expenses conm.ete.1 with the aaine. i' i' !
1 e-iiiILIentiv iii-iieve.i uial ine nevsione r-taie win
! I represented by t!n name of every citi7.cn alive j
oilered lorsioeaeh, and subscribers will receive a
i i... l.- I -...-...I i A ..r
' suitable or friuiln an-l prCM rvation as a national
Interi-st ::t tl.e rate of six ier cent per annum
willbopa'd on all pymmtsoi t-i-ntenn:al Slock
fnun date ol paytn. iil to January I. lt.7o.
Subscribers who are not near a National Hank
can remit a check or p. s;,,itie-order to the uniler
siirrieil. FKF.D. F I! ALKY. Treasurer.
SH'I Walnut St..l'liila.le!iihl.
Dircetl.iis f..r seif-ino.-mire sent on appl
FiTlwl Fitlimr shirts ol every ili-sciiption
win -- in hii-ck and H.i-r.n;te.l to fit.
J.U!i:S II. AIKFX.
74 Fltlh tirennr. orf.os;te ,.sti.tti,-e.
.iw-a I' IT TSUI l("ill.I'A.
itlmf il Is et.eaoef ;,i 1 1,.-i hij run to put mi SL
i Ii- otiitlla:, till o nl, nali's. Stale M iii last t ,rev
an ! r.ti r V in nr- r ihm t. i:ttc pivi ih ptir
jt Watri tor ri.tTii:t. M.tU- in tiro )r f. Kvcry
h -tisr .-li. ull li.i ve n t-:ttv nut. Tt.r uri'lrr
?iiniH ts l ra it 1 lu 'iiNiti-rtnnl, wtiert he Imca
Peachbottom & Buckingham
-iS 17 T E
f.rris.blri: therery tiest nf.-!e. He will under,
take to put Sinte lb is on Houses. public and ri
vate. spires, 6.1-., either i:i t'.wii or country at the
lowest prices, and to warr-nt tbem. t-;iU and se
him or address him at No. ll-.foril St.. i -um-berlaiid,
Md. I irdeis in iy lie lelt with John A.
Wni;-r. Ay. -ut. Somerset. V.
wis M.H. SH IFLKY.
CEOUSE & SHIRES
Mannfaclurers ol See l and Havanna
I irdeis S I Idle,1
No autlioriicil aent.
JIAM KAlTllil.US AMI HI: A Milts I X
FIN F t'I'IAKS ami the U-st brarals of
Xavy and Hrislit Tobaccos,
40S Market Street, Above Fourth,
Garret Lumber Co.,
.SotKt..rr to lianiest, Dclji, 'amp A. 'o.,
White Pine, Yellow Tine, 0ak and
H'ut to a bill" at abort notiia. Send f..r I'riet
Garret, SomerscI(., Ia. Sd. 24.
I.ITTI.r. IIROW X IIAXDft.
They t!rlre home the rowj from the iiature,
'y throngh the loni fhudy laue,
Where the quail wxlttUs loud In thewhrnt
tiulda That aic yellow Willi riicning itrnin.
Tliry tind. In thick waring graw,
Where the srarlet-tliprl ftraw rry grow :
Tlien;ather the carlieft now-drlif.
And the crliason liaJs of the rose.
They lot the ney hay In the meadow;
They gather Hie elder-bloom white ;
They tind where the dusky (.rapes purple
la the sufl-tintf-d ( ktobcr light ;
They know where the applet hanx rle.t,
And are sweeter than Italy'- wine ;
They know where the fruit hang the thickest
On the lotia;, thorny Waekherry Tlnet.
They (rather the delicate sea-wced.
And build tiny eastlee of Hand ;
They pick up tho beautiful sea sheila.
Fairy barks that hare drilled to land ;
Tl ey wave from the tall roc-kirn? tree. tups.
Where oriole's liauimoek-neft swings.
Ami at flight-time are foi led lu slumber
Ilr a .n that a fond mother sinj".
Those who toil bravely are stron-sot;
Tho hunilile and ioor lioeonie icreat :
And from tho.se jionr brown-handed children
Shall Krow mighty rulers ol State
The pen of the author an 1 statesman.
The noble and wle ol the land,
The sword and thcchiel and pallett
Shall Ih-Ih-M lu the little brown hand.
A MTTI.F. FOOI
Florence Keed was the little
and Julia Willis, her cousin, it
who called her so. You can judge
between them if you like : it is a story
that will not take lonp; in the telling.
Florence or Florry, for nobody
ever dreamed of calling her anything
else Florry Head was not in the
least what one would call a beauty;
but then she had the softest eyes aud
the sweetest lips in the world. Some
thing at least to that effect Charley
Iennis Lad been heard to declare,
and it is very much to be believed
that he Fpokc as one who should
know on this subject.
The two had been lovers for quite a
while; lovers in tho bud, as one may
say, aud everybody knows tb.U the
bud is the sweetest part of the whole
blossom seasun. The practical, common-place
staure'of 'declaration had
j not yet been reached ; it was the time
ot broken hints and secret nana pres
sures, of stolen kisses and general
felicity. Florry walked on air, and
forgot that it was not her native ele
ment, tiil one unlucky day the clouds
melted under her feet, and 1ft her
down to earth again with a rude
It was the day of a celebration
given in Ulackville to commemorate
some event perfectly uninteresting to
the world at large, but of the very
last importance in the eyes of the
IJIackviliiaus. For, though Ulack
vilie was a little place, its inhabitants
were men and women very much like
other people, and measured the uni
verse on the Elackville yard stick
after the orthodox and proper fash
ion. The festivity, beginning with an
oration, ended with a Die nic in a
grove just outside the town, a mag-
'nificcut maple grove, whose violet-
! scented solitude it was almost a sin
:to iirot'aiie with the clattering of
hardware and the popping of ginger
beer eoiks. Charley Dennis and
Florrv were there together, as ihev
were together every w here. I'ut un
Lyitunately for Florrv, Miss Adela
15reut was there also.
This voung lady was not lluck-
vilieboru. hhecame from a much
argertowu, a town which would
have turned up Us nose very high
iudced at poor little IMaekville, had
j it happened to be aware of its cxis-
.. .. , ,
tellce at all. 1' or WhlCU reason the
niackVlUiaUS naturally looked With
admiring awe upon it and all that
i m:.j .1. 1., . i
pertained to u. Mi.s Adela, then,
being a visitor just arrrived among
. , , , -
thelll, her tli but was an event Second
ioiily to the great event commemorat-
, td b" the daV. She Was not prettier
than half their own girls there j.res
ent, b .t she was wholy unlike them
iu dress and style; in a ord, fehe
was something new ; and if novelty
is one of the greatest of all charms
anywhere, it certainly is not the least
so in a small country town where a
wholesome fear of his neighbor Lolds
each in decent restraint. So all eyes
vcre fastened on the stranger, when,
at a rather late hour, she made Ler
appearance on the ground, which in
nowise discomposed her. She settled
herself aud Ler flounces, gave a final
toss to the fiizzy wilderness sur
mounting her little Lead, and, turn
ing back Ler fan-parasol, looked
around her with much the air with
j which a traveler, siianded among
; savages, might observe their barbar
j ous customs.
i The tirt of the natives on whom
her glauces chanced to rest, were
Florry and Charley, and the vouch
safed them a prolonged examination,
under which Florry's eyes fell and
her color rose; whereupon Adela,
who had already mentally inventori
ed her as pretty, but deplorably with
out style, regarded her anew, with
amused compassion, as a girl who
could actuallv lihi.-h for being looked
Charley did not blush, thou. h.
On the contrary, he returned the
gaze with one that might Lave abash
ed souio girls. Hut Miss Hrcnt was
a young lady not easily abashed, and
if the very evideut admiration in the
handsome savage black eyes afTectetl
her in any way, it was certainly
neither to embarrass nor onend her.
That vas plain, from the manner in
which she received his advances
! later ; else the two would uot have
made so rapid an acquaintance, nor
havo been missing when, bv-and-bv,
a strol through the grove was pro
nosed, so that Florry was obliged to
put up with the escort ot Ler cousin
Fred Willis, a necessity considerably
more agreeable to him than to her.
Oli, what a cloudy ending for a
day that Lad begun all sunsbine!
Florry wondered piteously, when,
the festival at an end, they drove
i back through the evening together,
U-otild this lie the same Charley, w ho,
Jon that very road, only a few Lours
' before, had said well, it was not so
I much v7ta Lc said a the way, and
; especially the look, with which he
! had said, could this be the same,
I this abstracted individual w ho had
to keep rousing himself out of some
revery' over w bat ? The charma of
Miss Adela Vviit? V'orry greatly
Yes, that was it. New brooms
sweep clean, and Miss Adda's
flounces and frizzes Lad swept
PA., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3. 1874.
Charley quite away from Lis moor-
ingft. In a wci-k, she coultl turn Lim
round her little finper; in another, he
had bo completely deserted ' the soft-
est eyes and sweetest lip?," as if that
aud niuny alike speech hiil been iiutj
If Florence had been a heroine,
she would probably have broken her
heart; have taken to writing poetry
and reducing her weight at the rate
of a pound a day. Hut then she was
not a bit of a heroine; an army of
little brothers an. sisters to attend
to loft her no time for poetry-writing,
while lilackville, although as before
stated, an insignificant place, had a
bracing mountain air which forced
people to eat in spite of themselves.
So Florry, occupied with small frocks
and stocking-, did not lose her pretty
color or roundness, and il there was
sometimes tears in the "softest eyes,"
and sighs on the "sweete.-t lips,"
why, that is only what is happening
every dov to eyes and lips that are
neither soft nor sweet.
No, Florry had no notion of sitting
for a picture" of despair. She had a
stout little heart of her own, as brave
as it was warm, and whatever the
trial, she "grinned and bore it,"
inetanhoricallv speaking. Nature,
in bestowing on her a pair of dimples,
having put the grin sardonic out of
her power. It was very hard, very
provoking, very cruel of Charley,
no doubt, but still it was Charley,
and she was not going t make an
outcry against him. 1 hat was Hur
ry's way of looking ai It; mere u.e
such people now and then in this med
ley of a world.
"Hut her cousin Julia, Fred Willis's
sister, w as quite 01 anoiuei mum.
Julia was a vouog lady wno nan
opinions and liked to speak them.
She considered that Charley Pennis
was behaving himself in a weak,
wicked, and altogether disgraceful
hidi Florry was bound to
resent ; and this quite apart from her
pet plaoi of making a match between
her cousin anit ner oroiuer, ior uun.,
if prejudiced, was honest. o sue
had no mercy tor tnc iruaiu (.uunn,
abusing him as often and as openly
na Klnrrv'a reserve would allow, till
one day "the barrier broke down, audi
let the full tide of ber wrath sweep
Fred was describing a party of the
previous evening, at which neither of
the girls had been present.
"I suppose Ihot Miss Hrcnt was
there as large as life?" said Julia,
w hose habit it was to use the pronoun
of censure in referring to Adela.
"Yes, she was there," answered
Fred, and laughed to himself fur a
moment Then aloud, "The fool
Cbarlev Dennis makes of himself
with tliat girl!" he said.
"And what he can sec in Ler." ex
claimed Julia. "She's no beauty,
"Ob.'ns to that, she's rretty
enough," said her brother-masculine
and feminine eves are so apt 10 see
this matter differently-" but as out-
and-out a little flirt as ever 1 saw.
Friend Charley '11 find himself at the
end of his string one of these days,
or I'm much mistaken."
"And servehim right '."pronounced
Julia, with vicious emphasis.
"Whv serve him right?" here un
expectedly put in Florry, with more
siurit than was usual to her soft voice.
Whv should anvbodv object to
i'i,orl.ir'i wnitmir on Miss Hrent if
" Oh, if it suits him, I've nothing to
say against it, I'm sure,
lia" could say in answer.
was all Ju
of tho three knew quite
hull lieen meant bv Lis
r;,rr,t nml each knew that the others
knew, but Ptill it was the thing to ig
nore it in Fred's presence, so Julia
could nly look the pins and needles
she longed to speak.
Hut the moment Fred was gone,
she indemnified herself for this loreed
clemency. She pounced down on
Florry, and never left her till she had
worried her into tears and confession.
Then she paused, half in triumph,
half in pity.
"Now, don't be a goose, ! lorry,
she said, soothingly, tapping the bit
of flushed cheek not hidden in the
elasned hands, "if there ever was a
mau worth crying about, I'm sure it
isn't CLarley Dennis."
Florry made no reply to this, but
she lifted her bend and set some
stitches rather blindly in the embroi
dered frock on her lap. Hut it is
lucky that Master Harry, for whom
it was destined, was not a connois
seur in fine needle-work, else it is to
be feared that that cotton rose-spray
would have been a thorn in his side
so long as any thing remained ol it.
Jiepend upon it, rion, ivnumu
Julia, with a pause, "you're well rid
of him, if you only would thiuk so.
A man that tlon t Know ins uwu
mind better than that! Why, I do
believe it's a full month since he set
his foot inside this house he used
to be in and out, till I was fairly sick
of the site of him. I only wish.
went on Julia with energy, he
n-i, nl. I caiiia nn-ain. iust once, just to
see how much difference it makes to
us and I declare," she broke oil'
abruptly, looking out of the window,
which she faced, "il there ho isn't
this minute openiug the gate! Well,
the what-vou-call-him i near when
yon talk about him, sure enough !"
Charley it really was at the gate,
and at tile gate "we will be' polite
enough to leave him, while we ex
plain ho. v ho came to be there just
in th5 nick of time.
It is a very common rural custom
"to improve the shining hours" of the
full moon, not, indeed, as "doth the
little busy bee," but after a fashion
quite as agreeable, if less industrious.
Each Jack with Lis chosen Jill beside
him, Itowls along the open country
roads at a pace to be settled by his
own taste and the power of Lis horse.
Now, the Hlackvillo moon being just
at nrt.cnt at the full, a jolifieation of
this sort Lad been arranged for the
morrow evening, and Charley a;coid-.
ingly took an early opportunity to
make sure of Miss Adela Hrent.
Hut, if tho truth must be told,
Miss .dela wos growing rather tired
of this rustic homage Add to which,
that Ler own particular "young man"
kad jvtst came frorn lown a ace Ler,
and it will easily be perceived that
Charley's ckanciys were not bo good
as ho fondly imagined. The pair
stood in tho porch, watching him as
he ' approached, and indulging in
com monts whicL, if tLcre be nay
i truth in proverlis, fchould hare malo
his vara tingle.
"Oh ! it is us Father Noah intends
, huiiorino; with a vi'it," remarked Mr.
alter lliiiinton, when Lharley'a
"ark," as the other had irreverently
dubbed his carriage, drew up before
the gate. "Am I to leave you to a
"Oh, for mercy sake no !" answered
Adela, "or he is such a bore" (poor
Charley!) "ho would stay forever!"
So Charley waited in vain for Mr
Wilmington to go and give him a
chance to make known his errand.
At last, it became evident that he did
not intend going, and Charley could
in decency wait no longer, he opened
the subject with an introductory" re
mark on the fineness of the weather.
"(iood weather fur green things,"
nonchalantly observed Mr. Wilming
ton, with a glance that Charley easi
" Especially the carrot crop," return
ed Charley, with an equally intelligi
ble look at his new acquaintance's
petfumed luxurient locks, which un
doubtedly did bear on the auburn.
After which little exchange of civili
ties, Mr. Wilmington retired into the
privacy ol his segar-smoke, and
j Charley proceeded to make his re-
"Well, I don't know," replied Miss
Adela, languidly playing with her
fan, "i hit sort of thing is so apt to be
tiresobie ion't yon think so?"
Charley, who certainly had not
thought she found that or any other
sort of thing tiresome in his company,
remained speechless, while she re
sumed, "I am afraid you really must
excuse me this time but I dare say,
Mr. Dennis, Miss Florence Wells
would be happy to go if you asked
The blood rushed to Charley's face
at this last piece of politeuess'and he
took leave of the young lady, inward
ly vowing that he would excuse her
uot only for that, but for all future
time ; that if she were to remain the
rest of her natural life in Hlackville,
she should be troubled with no more
tiresome attentions from him.
"Florry. indeed!" he said to him-
"She may sneer
: 1: she likes but si
kes but she is not one-half so
nice as Florry and take away the
frizzes aud flounces, I do believe not
one-half so pretty!"
He really did believe it, none the
less that it was wounded vanity
which hail opened his eyes to the
perception. Ann, witn all his an;er
and mortification, there was mingled
an odd sense of relief, which would
seem to indicate that he was nothing
deeper than his fancy which had leen
taken by Miss Hrent.
"What if I were to n-A- I'l.irrr"
uis reueciious went on. "Uniy it is
so long since I've been near her. Hut,
then, she's such a sweet-tempered
little thing. I've half a mind to risk
it. And the end of it was that he
did risk it; and that was how he
came to give Julio- Willis occasion to
quote a very unflattering old proverb
on ins beiialt. And now, as he Las
waited at the gate quite long enough,
we will let him in, and see how he
fared within doors.
It was an absurdly constrained in
terview. .Neither I lorry nor Charley
felt equal to bearing the burden of the
conversation. Julia could have done
it well enough, if she had chosen, but
she would not. So there was mean
ingless remarks, interposed with
pauses longer than the code of well-
regulated society admits.
"It is quite a while siuce I was
here," blundered Cbarlev after one of
these, in sheer despair of anything
better to say.
"I wonder what you are here for
now?" retorted Julia, unable longer
to keep silence, while Florry stitched
for dear life.
Charley could not very well answer
the truth, and, not knowing what
l'lse to answer, held his tongue. Jul
ia, however, had no scruples to hold
hers, which, moreover, at the best ot
times was apt to be an unruly mem
ber, so she said in her downright
"I suppose that Miss Hrent has
had enough of you, and given you
leave to remember old acquaintances
This hit the case so exactly, that
it left Charley without a single word
to say for himslf. Perceiving which,
Julia laughed in scornful triumph,
and, rising from her seat, added iron
ically. "It is hard to have to lose the
pleasure of your society now that it
has grown such a rarity, but I have
an engagement, so I hope you will
excuse me." With which parting
squib, and a whisper in passing
"lie firm, Florry!" she left the
room. And wecannotdo better than
Having proceeded to fulfill her en
gagement the rummaging of a chest
of drawers, up-stairs .Julia who
guessed Charley's errand well enough,
waited for him to make it known and
be gone. Hut never, surley, Lad a
simple proposal for a drive taken
such a while in the asking and refus
ing! Exactly how long she bad to
wait, Julia eould not say, but a very
long time, indeed, measured by her
patience. Just as the last thread of
that was giving way, she heard the
outside door close, and, flyiug to the
window, saw Charley Iennis' head
bobbing in and out between the tall
hollyhock borders. In less time than
it takes to tell it, she was down in
the parlor, where she fouud Florry
still stitching away, as if the comple
tion of six-year-old Harry's frock
was the-oue thing'for which the whole
universe was waiting.
"Ah!" said Julia, exultingly, as
sho advanced, "revenge i sweet,
let the moralists say what they like!
I haven't seen you, I don't know
when, with such a nice color. Well,
I hope you've sent Mr. Charley Den
nis propperly about his buisness?"
"N no," said Florry, with an in
creas of tho nice color.
"No!" repeated Julia, looking
dobtfully at her, "what do you mean
by 'No ?' What Lave you done, then
never promise-tl tJ go with him
"I I've promised to marry him,''
answered Florry, in a voice between
laugbing and crying.
Julia dropped into the nearest
"Well, you are a little fool !" said
she, when she could find ber tongue
Was she uot ? Hut then, you see,
sho loved him ; a poor excuse, no
doubt; but the only one ber historian
can find to offer in her defense.
V"i I'ii', Aldine fur May.
The fchillook of the White Mle
The Shillook tribe inhabits the en
tire bank of the White Nile,
occunving a territory about two
Lundred miles Ion? and about ten
miles wide and which extend to the
mouth of the Gazelle Hivcr. This
territory is densely populated. After
the subjection of the Shillooks to the
Vrrrnlinn (Invprnmerit n census WHS
taken, wnteu restuieu in un i-nuiuuic
of about 1,200,001) souls. These
Shillooks are the first tribe of wild
savages which Dr. Schweinfurth en
counters. As his boat neared the
landing of the first village a great
crowd of naked creatures swarmed
together to meet him. The first sight
of a throng of savages sud lenly pre
senting themselves in their complete
nudity must make a very strange im
pression upon the traveler fresh frorn
the civalization of Europe. Hut the
Kliillnnl-i sciMiii'il in be eouallvim -
' . , ., ,- ... ,i
nresseil Willi .llie iuir skiii aim
especially the fine straight hair of the i
traveler. Indeed, all through Africa, .V. , . "'
, V. , r 'i .;.u,i ,1f..r't"in? but the face ami extremities,
when Schweinfurth w ishea to conler j , ? , 4, ... ,
. , ; ,, and here and there one will shun :t
a great ia or un iuu nan t-o m i 1.1.1
for some courtesv, he allowed thern,
... i- , i., i,
rreatlv to Lis own d sgust, let it be
.ri-a.iv 1,1ns ,
said, to feel of his hair. 1 lie fchil -
. . ' . .1 -
looks are accusiomeu 10 .mange men
own hair in ail manner
!...; t.. nil .,nitr.np s.f fnnfiijtie'
IJilli 1U Ull i..fi.i.v-. v . .
forms, which are fastened with gum-
arabic and ashes, some Leads bearing
a resemblance to the comb of a guin-
- , , . 1 t,f .
ea-io 1. oiuurs ia i uchht. , it n...
: . ' .1
DO, 10 a nuge IUU. r.t-n nunc inc
are infants at the breast the work of
fastening the hair into some particu
lar shape is begun, and in time it be
comes effectually clotted together, so
as to permanently retain the desired
These savages are accustomed to
plaster their bodies with ashes as a
protection against insects, which
gives them a thoroughly diabolical
aspect. The movements of their
lean, bony limbs are so languid, and j
their repose so perfect, that whoever!
comes as a novice among mem can
hardly resist the impression that in
rrazin? at these ash-rrrav forms he is
looking upon smouldering corpses
rather than upon living bcinzs.
The only conception the Shillooks
entertain of a higher existence is lim
ited to their reverence for a certain
hero, who is called the father of their
race, and who is supposed to have
conducted them to the land which
they at present occunv. In case cf
famine, or in order that they may
have rain, or that they may reap a
good harvest, they call upon him by
name. They imagine of the dead
that they are lingering among the
living, and still attendthem;
they cherish old traditions, and
venerate the memory of their ances
tors with all the fervor that more civ
ilized nations be.tow upon their relig
At Fashoda, a small town provid
ed with a garrison for the mainte
nance of Egyptian power, Pr.
Schweinfurth stopped several days
in order to complete his store of pro
visions, and also to await the arrival
of several boats, which were to ac
company him to the Gazelle Hiver.
He improved the time by making
short excursion inland, and by watch
ing the customs of the Shillooks.
The Egyptian governor of this por
tion of the Shillook country appears
to be a complete sovereign, regulating
not only the public but also the pri
vate affairs of Lis subjects. One day
a young girl, abashed and dejected
came to him, and with her speech
half choked with emotion, she be
sought him to interpose Lis autLority
to set aside the obstacles which her
parents threw in the way of her com
pleting her marriage engagement
with a young Shillook, whose name
was Yod. The hinderance to the
wedding was simply the fact that the
young man possessed no cattle pos
session of cattle among Shillooks as
well as among Pinkas being the sole
distinction between rich and poor.
The governor inquired whether Yod
was not at least the owner of a few
cows. Her reply wa?, "No, Yod Las
no cows; but Yod wants me, and I
want Yod." Hut though she urged
Ler point with much earnestness and
with many tears beseeching the gov
ernor to pronounce in Ler favor, as
Lis judgment would constrain ber
parents, he persisted in upholding pa
rental authority and the custom of
the country. The girl kept saying
"we must" and "we will;" the judge
could speak only of bullocks. There
seemed to be not settling the matter,
when he said, "You must go and
wait, wait tiil Yod has bullocks
enoujrh to satisfy vour parents."
Hnllocks or dollars it is all the same
story ; and in this one phase of family
life the parents of the poor Shillook
savage and those born to all the ad
vantages of civilization and culture
play the same part. From 'A Nat
uralist in the heart of Africa," by
Hei.f.s S. Coxast, in Htirprr'. Mi'j-
azine fir Mau.
As the season of the year is ap
proaching when the custom of bath
ing is most popular, we deem it advi
sable to throw cut a few bints on the
subject. Though it should be prac
tised the year round, yet it has its
periodical fits, like marbles among
boys, Loops among girls, and Louse
Lunting among the heads of families.
Hathing, like eating and drinking,
is an old, old custom. It is not un
unlikcly that Adam and Pve tried its
virtue before they went out of the
garden. At any rate, when they
were expelled they both took a bath
in tears. Sorrow almost invaria
riablr resorts to that method of com
Homer sings of the bath as a ven
erable institution in his early day.
Anciently it was the first refreshment
offered to a guest Nowadays we
proffer a warmer meal, a glass of cold
water, or some "hot stuff." The pub.
lie baths of Greece and Home were
many and magnificient. They were
as common as the days of Antonius,
Plocietiao, and some other Emperors,
as liquor shops are in American cit
ies. The batbs in those days, unlike
our shops, were used for cleansing
the outside cf a person, and they'
were as popular as hey twere com
mon btcauxe they were popular.
Pliny states that the Human baths
were iniinitcin numwr, ana HKe cur
liquor shops, 'mightily frequented. '
Uuthing, in mrinv instances, like
dririkin? now, was practiced to ex
cess. 1 he Kmpcror tommodus, who 1 that it will I, a patchwork production
must have been very filthy, went in and thai there are a Lundred voting
seven times a day, or nearly half as ! men in this citv alone more capabN
often as some folks visit 'sample 1 of doing it than any of those named
rooms.' Hieh Homari women swam v,U,il,,ra tmon tl... and- Ifrwi
in milk some of tbem in the milk of
r i ' . i . , !
500 she asses at once. Their taste
was decidedly novel, yet much bet
terthan that oftheDukeof Clarence.
I that he ass,
when doomed bv his
brother, Edward IV., to die, chose to
j be drowned in a butt of Malmsey.
He was a strong drinker, and with
the ruling passion strong in death,
'had his fill at last.'
With the the exception of the ec
centric Duke, and the rich women of
Home, people in health have- usually
preierreu water i r uaming purposes,
p. i . . i .i
ana me purer me better, in Lhns -
nan nations, resort to it once a day,
even in the warmest weather, gener-!
i . -
allv suJhces. I-omr. how: ver. content '
with a weekly or semi-!
monthly ablution ; a very few seem
t.;..t. . t . . 1 1 " -
altogether, like a mad dog.
omiie itvvuiv are more c
- , , . . . , .
tLeir bodies than ot their
.. ... . ,
ilber will bathe semi-aunu
Some people are more careful of
never brush their outer garments.
I outer garments.
It is well known that while Pi.i
Johnson had his 'clean shirt day' now
men, 11c uiiu su iiitiuu f iiei aiiun
1 . 1 ,. I - t.
for dirt on his outer raiment as
to disturb it. During the last twen-
fy or thirty years of his life, his
bushy wig was so snarled aud filthy
as to defy all inroads of the comb,
His Jamaica negro, kept after his
wife died, shrank from attacking it.
He could conquer the most knotted
flax, or comb out a horse's tail that
had not been combed out for a twelve
month, but the close texture of the
antiquated wig defied and disheart-
ened him. Hoswell frankly admits
that some of the habits of his litera-
rv divinity were slovenlv.
If cleanliness is next to godliness,
Pr. Johnson, who professes the latter,
should have practiced the former. No
Christian should do less. Some,
however, fail here. To remedy this
weakness, this evil, perhaps it would
be well to weave an item of cIetnli-tOf that group the members have been
hess into a churche's article of faith. ' rapidly falling. It is but a few
Indeed, in warm countries, some re-j months since Seward died. Chase
ligions make cleanliness a part of i followed suon aiter. Now we are
their creed. The laws of the jews ' mourning Sumner; and Wade and
and Mohamedan3 require the cstab- Wilson are almost the only survivors
lishment of baths or other purifying J of that memorable company. In the
agents. Pagans bathe in Oanges history of our country its moral hi-ro-and
Asiatic streams, as a religious j ism aud its grear achievements w ill
rite, and it would not Lurt some peo-, always fill a Lriliant page, and the
pie to do it in American streams. 'names of its members will be cher-
From the Chicago Inter Ocean. I
"A .'" That's what it is. Not I
a dollar in greenbacks, which we 1
have fondly supposed, but "a lie"! A young man who
That's what Yallandiffham and'rv a voung lady of
Yoorhees used to call it.
That's what the Chicago Tribune
and 2't'mf., andtheHev. Minot J.
Savage call it now. "A lie!" How
fondly the followers of the Copper
head statesmen o 1 S" and 164
cling to the epithet! They roll it
like a sweet morsel under their
tongues, and when all argument fails,
and they find themselves unable to
put forward a single legitimate plea
against greenbacks, they suddenly
whirl round wiih the light of tri
umph in their eyes, and yell in
unison "A lie!" Every aow and
then we sec going about the country
a couple of men with a show made
up of a boa constrictor and two wild
Australian children (admittance
twenty-five cents, children half-price).
One of the showmen gets the largest
Of the wild men before the audience
and lectures on the habits and history
of the creature. At every point he
is answered with the only sentence,
that the wild man can utter, viz :
"You lie!" "These singular speci
mens of humanity," says the show-
man. "were captured by a party ot
hunters in the interior ot Australia." i
"You lie," says the chief specimen, vegetable life. We ran, for example,
with a grin. "Their dispositions are graft the apricot on the plum, and the
most singular." "You lie," again peach on the apricot, and the almond
screams the wild man and so on, on the peach, and thus we may pro
through evil and good report, the duce a tree with plum roots and al
response is always the same "You mond leaves. The wood, however,
lie." Something strikingly similar to of the stem will consist of four distinct
this is the parrot-like cry of the con- varieties, though formed from one
tractionists." "For the first time," continuous layer. F.elow the almond
say you, "in the history of this coun- wood and bark we shall Lave perfect
try, we Love a safe, uniform and sat- peach wood and bark. In this curi
isfactorv currency." "A lie," res- ous instance we see the intimate cor
ponds one of these analytical shar- respondenee between the bark and
pers. "It is a popular currency," the leaf, for if wp shall remove the al
you continue. "No man fears that mond branches we might cause
the bank will break, and no man ! the several sorts of wood to develop
hastens to get rid of it for fear of buds and leafy twigs each of its own
loss." "A lie," chimes in the astute kind. Each section of the compound
contractionist arain. "Hut vou are stem has its seat of life in tie cambi-
greedy to get it and loth to part with
it," sar, you, taking the case home to
the fault-finder. "You work for
greenbacks, sell yourself, body and !
soul, for greenbacks, and hoard them
as you would jewels of priceless value.
Why all this if they are only a fraud,
a cheat, snare, a falshood?" And
the only response is the idiotic echo
of the wild Australian child : "A lie!"
"Wot's your usual tap, sir." said
Sam Wellor to the spotless Stiggins.
"Oh, my dear youDg friend,"
groaned Stiggins,"all taps is vanities.'
"Vv course," replied Sam, "but
which particular wanity do you like
the flavor on Lest, sir ?"
"If," responded Stiggins, with
another groan, "there is oue of them
less odious than another, it is the liquor
called rum warm my dear friend,
with three lumps of sugar to the tum
bler." " hat recompense shall I
make you for your services? how
pay you for your newspapers, rour
goods, your lands, your sermons ?"
iou ask this of the prodigious
moralists who are just now discuss,
ing the finances, and they respond
with a groan, '"all recompense is
vanity." "But let me give you my
thanks, my good wishes, my prayers."
say, you, anxious to render some
equivalent. "No, none of these,"
respond the immaculates. "If there
is any re? 0 rupee so less odious than
the rest, it is the irredeemable lies
called greenbacks, legal tenders my
dear friend, and the larger the de
nomination the better?" "Wicked,
wicked world !'
riie X' vv Vt-rk JI'i nLl it'.Lfc.i,ii
' l!i; Aiu:ri u;; pu!!i-Iiiiig iru'd; with
: great earn Mu-.- -. Ii .niy.-; Tyju-t
iy; Sidie: pnUi-j.' M uie ready to
I bring out any boL, no matter hw
' . . . 'r I : e . I .1 -it- . i
siupiu, ii me amiicr is wining looear
all expenses and bses and to claim
little or no share in the profits. Tak
en together tho two 5tilie ail native
talent. Who ever heard of aa Anu r
can pbblisher going to one of the
bright young fellows on the press and
asking him to write a book? If a
young man or a young woman write
a book nowaday he can scarcely get
so much a a hearing from our ub
li.hers. A certain quantity of repu
tation, on the? other Land, is sufficient
for any undertaking- A venerable
poet, but without any fitness f r writ
history, is announced to give us a pic
torial hi.-tory of the United State.",
modeled after Knight's popular "His
tory of England." Everybody knows,
or ought to know, that the venerable
poet will write scarcelv a line of it,
one of tbee nuknown but skillful
writers gone with such a proposition
to any of our eminent publishers, the
eminent publisher would Lave laugh
ed in his face. Nobody can write
books acceptable to Aniericnn pub
lihsers except "well-known authors"
ami. Eugli.-L novelists who make
books for circulating libraries. The
well-known American authors Lave
been making sad failures, and the
ouaiilv of Famish- fiction, to which
'so much imix.rtance is attached liv
i .... . . j
i our publishers, may f,e judged from
i the spcc.nieris to which we have just
Xmrly mil l.eue.
The death of Senator Sumner leads
the Albany Journal to indulge inter
estingly in political retrospe.-t : "The
year of the grtsfc Cijiii'iroruise meas-
ures," says the J'jurnnl, "seemed the
! turning toint at the ncv era. Hale
i had been chosen to the Senate in 1"47
the first of the noble eomoanv.
I Seward and Chase were elected in
the same month in 140. This small
band, stoutly rosi--t;n;r the comnro-
a great moral power
comparably disnroportioned to its
meagre numerical strength, was soon
j after reinforced by Sumner. In that
group each member counted a legion,
- Henry Wilson followed three or four
years later. William Pitt Fessenden
; was borne in on the great tide of
j moral feeling which the Kansas-
Nebraska outrage excited. Wade
j was sent by Ohio to support Chase,
j CoIIaincr, from Vermont, deserved to
rank among the tamest anti-slavery
! members, and his colearrue. Foot.
j though less of force, concurred with
him. Lyman Trumbull came from
I the west, and bv l-."s. with the ac
cession of Hannibal Hamlin. Preston
King and a few others, the .-ma!r
body had grown to a formidable par
ty still ia the minority, indeed, on
the floor, but with the majority of
tie nation behind them.
; ished as among the noblest spirits of
1 their time."
The Woman Qnestiuu Ag-im
wished to mar
about last Christmas, was obliged, in
order to get the necessary papers, to
sware that the lady was of lawful
age ; and, although it was a false
hood, he swore it btfure the deputy
in the probate oiTice. the deputy be
ing a woman. The new made
mother-in-law was not pleased with
the match, and vented her indigna
tion by having the young man arres
ted for perjury. The trial Las just
ended, and although the defendant's
counsel argued that a woman being
incompetent to administer an oath no
perjury was committed, the court
overruled the point, and the prisoner
was convicted. The case will be car
ried before the Supreme Court on an
error of the judge's ruling, and the
main issue then will be the eligibility
of a woman to the office of deputy
probate juggc. The case is a highly
interesting one in that locality, as
deciding the validity of many acts
done in an official capacity by the
deputy in question.
A nt Grafting.
There are many curious facts about
um of each reproduced cells
own species out of a common
tient fluid Ma., rtuwjhman.
The Srirntijic American describes
the new wood carpeting, which is
coming into extensive use. as follows:
"The fabric is made of slats of some
ornamental shape, glued or cemented
npen a cloth backing. The slats or
strips of wood are different colors,
and are arranged to produce all the
effect of tessellated floors, mosaic
work, etc., and. being about a quar
ter of an inch in thickness, they will
wear many years. They are finished
in oil, and fit together so tightly that
the joints are as perfect as inlaid
work. The surface thus produced
can therefore be scrubbed, washed,
and oiled when needed, precisely like
other floors made of ornamental
woods, which floors they resemble in
all respect when laid."
A printer wanted at this office im
mediately wb can make up a paper so
that every man's advertisement will
be at the top of the column. No
other kind of a printer need ap
ply. A 11ENTI. f.man met a half-witted
lad in the road and placing in one
of his hands a sixpence and a penny,
asked bim which of the two he wonldi
choose. The lad replied that he
"wouldn't be greedy ; he'd keep th
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