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A PI Till I. K OF OLB WATER.
"Il i Bueb a pity," eui Mrs. Lee, and the turned her jes from tbe window. Kate, her little daughter, E'.ocd tear her lookicg out upon the road, a saiall, blne-fjed, cberub-like creature. A man had just passed, and it waa of him the lady said, "It was ench a pity." "A greater pity for his wite and children," replied Mrs. Lee's sister. "Oh, Jear! It's a pity for all of tbcm," caid Mrs. Lee, in quite a troubled voice. "Why doesn't the man drink cold water when he is dry, and not pour burning liquor down his throat ? I've thought more than once of meeting Lim with a cool glass of water as he came by, hoping he would turn back to his bhop and not keep on to Ho ber's tavern." "That would be too pointeJ," said tbe sister. "It might do good," Mrs. Lee went on. "Suppose he did feel a little an noyed, he would berdly refuse the cool drink, and oace taken be might not feel so strongly drawn toward Huber's tarern. the next time I taw him coming I'd offer the drink again, and with a pleasant word. 1 could ask about bis wife and children, and show that I felt interested. I'm sure, sister, good would come from it." The sister did not feel sj hopeful. "It will take more than a glass of water to satisfy his firry thirst, and then, you know, that Barclay is easi ly offended. He would understand just w hat you meant, I lear, and grow aDgry and abusive." j "I don't believe it would make him ; aupry to offer him a cool drink of wa-j t?r." j The child, who had been listening; to her mother and aunt, said this quite earnestly. Tbe two women looked at each other but did not answer ber. Mr. Barclay was a carpenter. He had been very well off, but would tae a glass cf liquor now and then. This led bim into the companv of those who visit taverns, and by them i he was often drawn away from shop and home. So neglect of business was added to the vice of drinking, and the carpenter's way in the world turned downward. Mr. Barclay bad seven children. The youngest was named Fanny, and she was just four years old. He was very fond cf her, and often struggled with his appetite on her account. Many times had be gone backward and lorward before the tavern door, love fjr Fassy pleading against love for rum, and urging him to spend the few pennies in his pocket for a toy, or sume candies, instead of beer. But the dreadful thirst for drink had al ways got the mastery. Toor man. On tbe morning alter Mrs. Lee and her t-ister were talking about bim, it happened that Mr. Barclay was with out a penny in his pocket. What was he to do? Not a single glass of li quor could be had at II uber'6 tavern, for he was in debt there, and they had refused to trust him until the old scare was paid. But how was he to go through all that day without a drink? The very thought quickened his craving thirst. lie opened a bureau drawer to get a handkerchief, when something met his eyes that made him pause with a strange expression of face. He stood gazing with an irresolute air, and then shutting the drawer quickly turned away and walked to the other &ide of the room. For some time he remained there, his back to the drawer. A bitter struggle was going on in his mind. Alas ! be was not strong enough for this conflict Slowly, step by step, listening, 1 joking just like a thief, Mr. Barclay returned to the bureau, and opened the drawer. What did he bring forth ? It was a little wooden boxonly a few inches square ; he had made it himself of fine dark wood for his dear little Fanny. Tbe pennies were few, but all she Lad received for many months were ia this box. She was saving them to buy a present for her father at Christ mas. A desperate look was ia Mr. Bar clay's face as he clutched tbe box. Hurriedly fie took trom his pocket a Ftii all screw-driver, and in a minute or two the lid was off. Half tbe pennies were emptied in to bis pocket, and then tbe lid replac ed and the box returned to the drawer. He had scarcely taken a breath while the hox was in his hand. Now he sat down, like one suddenly rob bed ol strength, and panted. Tbe dark flush went off his lace, and he looked pale and guilty. Tapa!" It was Fanny herself. The loving child came in and put her firms around his neck. He felt as clasped in a vice. It was as much as he could do to keep from pushing her with strong arms away. "Are you sick, papa ?" The child had caught a glimpse of his pale, dis turbed countenance. I uon t led very well," ne an swered. His voice had so strange a sound to his own ears that it seem ed as if some one else were speak ing. "I'm 6t sorry," and Fannr drew l:er arms tighter around bis seek, kissing him. This was more than the wretched man could bear. ILi.sing hurriedly, and almost shaking off his child, he left the house and started for the shop. He did not go to work immediate ly, but sat down on his bench. He had co heart for work just then. 4 Oh, Jim Barclay !" be cried out at last, in a tone of mingled shame and auguish, "that yea should come to this!" lie got up and walked about like one bewildered. Just then a man rode tip to the door of his shop. "Is that ehutter ready lor ine ?" he ask ed. "It will be dono to-morrow," an swered the carpenter, hardly notic ing what was said to him. "Just what 50a told me yester day," said the man roughly. "The fact is, Jim Barclay," he ad ded, "there's no dependence in you any longer, and I f ball take my work pome where else." He was in co mood to bear pa tiently a bard speech from any one; so he replied as roughly and the cus tomer rode off in anger. Barclay stood looking after Lim, his excitement gradually cooling un til .the blindness of passion was gene. "t ooliah every war I he mutter ed, turning slowly to his workbench .and taking a plane. "It wasn't so once. Xo depend ence in Jim Barclay." He was hurt by tbe accusation. Tbe time was when ao mechanic in the neighborhood could be more de pended npon. If Barclay promised a pieee of -work, it was sure to be ready. Alas bow changed! He was just as fair in promise now just as sincere perhaps when his word was given but in performance how slow ! He would start in earnest every day and getoa very well ontfl tbe desire for liquor grew strong enough to tempt him off lo Huber's tavern for a drink. Af ter that no one could count on him. Some pannels of tbe unfinished shutter lay on Barclay's bench. He began to grow worried just as it hod been with him many times. But where to begin bis day's work which of his neglected customers to serve first, he did not know. His hands were unsteady ; a sense of heaviness weighed down his limbs; in body and mind he felt wretched. He thought of Huber's tavern and a refreshing glass. Just one glass and his shattered nerves would be stead ier for tbe day's work. Then he thought of the peonies in his pocket, tbe treasure of cis dear little Fanny, stolen from ber that morning ; and such shame fell upon his heart that he sat down on bis work bench and groaned in pain. " 111 get one glass," he said, start ing up, "for I mast have something to pnt life into me. Tho pennies are only borrowed, and I'll return them two for one. Just one glass to make me all right," and off he started for ; the tavern. Between the shop and the tavern was a pleasant cottage. Mr. Barclay was nearly opposite this cottage, when out ran a child, holding in her little hands a small glass pitcher full of water, ber golden hair tossing in the wind. She was about Fanny's age, And beautiful as a cherub. "Won't you have a cool drink, Mr. Barclay ?" said the child, stopping before him and offering him her pitch er, while her earnest, tender eyef, blue as violets, were lifted to his face. Surprised and startled by this sud den vision of innocence and beauty, Mr. Barrlay did not hesitate for an instant, but took the pitcher and drauk almost at a single draught ev ery drop of the pure r Id water. "Thank you, my aear," dropped from his lips as he banded back the empty vessel, and then he stooped and kissed the child. She did not turn from him and go back into the house, but stood between him and tbe tavern, gazing up into his face. He took a step forward. The child caught his hand. "Oh, don't Mr. Barclay!" she cried eagerly, and in such a plead ing yoice that her tones went down further into her heart than human tones had gone for a longtime. Pon't what, little darling?" he asked, bending toward her in new surprise. "Don't go to Huber's any more," answered the child. Mr. Barclay drew himself up and stood as still as a statue. The child looked at him with a half scared ex pression, but she kept firmly hold of bis hand. Suddenly catching bis breath, be stooped quickly and touched tbe child's fair forehead with his lips. He said not a word, turned resolute ly, and went striding down the road in tbe direction of his shop. From the window of tbe cottage mother and aunt looked on tbe scene in surprise. The act was her own. , They had no hint of her purpose un til they saw her crossing the road with the pitcher of water in her band. Her own act did I say ? Let me lift your thoughts higher. Uod s love and pity for tbe poor drunkard bad flowed into tbe little child's heart, and moved her to do just what she did. So it was God acting through her, just as lie acts through every one of us when we try to do good to others. Think of this. Qod working through us making us angels of mercy. Mr. Barclay returned to his shop, took off his coat and went to work. The cool water, but more the good resolutions, the child had awakened in his heart, gave tone and refresh ment to body and mind. His nerves, all unstrung when he started for the tavern, were steady now. No tremor ran through his hand as he grasped the mallet, chisel, or plane. He worked with a pleasure not frit for a long time. After an hour this feeling began to wear off, and the old heaviness and thirst for liquor returned. His mind went to Huber's tavern, and the tempting liquor there. But there was something in the way he could not pass ; not fierce lions, but a pure and innocent child. He felt sure that when she saw him coming along the road she would meet him with her sweet pleading face and pitcher of water, and that to pass by would be impossible. "Go around by the old mill," said the tempter, "and the child will not see yon." He hearkened a moment, and then, with an almost angry tone, said : "No, no, no I God's angel met me in an evil path and tamed me back. I will not go round by any other way." There was a spring not far from his shop. He drank freely at this, and, then refreshed, took up his work again. How clear his mind was clearer than it had been for a long time. Like a beeutiful picture was the im age of that lovely child meeting him in the road and offering him her pitch er of cold water. It was always before him, and the longer he looked upon it the softer bis heart became, and tbe stronger bis good resolutions. ; For the first time in months Mr. Barclay came home that evening -ber and in his right mind. What throbs of joy his puis gare as he saw the look of happy surpru3i in his poor wife's face, and felt the delight of dear little Fanny's heart as she sprang into his arms and hugired him in a way that told what a new gladness was in her soul. Not nntil be had returned th.e pen ties to her box did tbe red spot cf shame fade of from his manly coun tenance. Mr. Barclay was never seen in Hu ber's tavern again, aor in any ctber tavern. "If," be said to a friend, years af terward," "tbe old desire came back, and my thoughts went off to Huber's tavern, it uever got past the white cottage, for ovtfrom ie porch I would always see coming to meet me, pitch er in hand, that heaven-sent child, and to have passed ber would hare been impossible." Good nature more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a eertain air to tbe ountenaor e which is more aimiable than beauty. It ebowa virtue in the fairest light j takes off in some measure from the deformity of rice; tad makes even folly and impertinence supportable. aalaa:ra Pais. Some people suffer for rears with kidney or liver disorders, not know ing that Kidney-Wort can relieve and core them It strengthens tbe bow els, purifies the blood, drives out the pain, and renews the sufferer's life. Sold by Druggists. A leaiMi7lvikala Blaaa. Tioga oanty, Pennsylvania, has furnished a romance Such a thing was hardly to be expected from the backwoods lumber region that Tioga is, but the e'.ory is well authentica ted. Klijah liaison is an old and respected cilizeu of the county, and the owner of some of its wootu. His daughter Katie had been reared amid scenes and surrouudit.fr that gave her many masculine ways. She had free range of the lorests, and grew up healthy, blooming, and brown. She became skillful with rifle and rod, and spent much ot her time hunting and fishing. Her parents let her run, well knowing that she was abandaL ly able to take care of herself. She bore an unblemished reputation in II the woods around, and was chas as Diana. Such was her life and cL iracter until she was 18 years old. At that ege she had an affair of the heart of which ber parents did not approve, aad told her so. She was dutiful and respected their wishes. The object of her at tachment was a worthless young man named Johnson, the son of a neigh boring woodman. Johnson often roamed with her on her hunting and fishing excursions and the liking between them was mutual. At last her parents posi tively forbade her to meet him. This order shut her out of her range cf woods, for he was always at her heels. The next day she left home with ber rifle aid did not return. That was 22 years ago. The woods and streams were searched for ber ; her father advertised for her; de tectives were looking for her in Phil adelphia and Xcv York and other cities. So she was nowhere to be found dead or alive. Her parents finally gave her up for dead, or lost to them, and at the end of two years discontinued the search. Johnson frequented his old haunts in the for ests, but the woods of Tioga knew Katie Hanson no more. In the winter of 1STC, Col. Grant Wilson, of Philadelphia, met Major James Hopkins, formerly of Ohio, in Cuba, Maj. Hopkins served in Gen. Thomas' division during the war of the rebellion, and had become the owner of a fine plantation in tbe inte rior. Col. Wilson accepted Major Hopkins' invitation to visit him at his home, and become acquainted with Mrs. Hopkins and ber two chil dren. They made it pleasant for Wilson during his stay in Cuba. Mrs. Hopkins was a handsome, bright wo man and the little Cubans we e beau ties, and all were happy. When Col. Wilson was about leaving the IIop kinses took him into their confidence by revealing some passages of their history, and entrusting him with a message and an errand to the United States. Col. Wilson recently visit.-d Tioga county and bunted up the family of Elijah Hanson. He asked the old man if he had a daughter Katie. He bad, but she was dead. They lost her 22 years ago. Then Wilson had a tale to tell which caused a great re joicing among the Hansoas, old and young. He told tbem that Katie Hanson was alive aud wel' that she was tbe wife of Major James Hop kins, a rich planter of Cuba, an 1 the mother of two beautiful children, and was even then preparing to visit the old homestead in the Tioga woods during the present Eummer. So the Hansons must make ready for tbe Hopkioses. But how did Katie Han son ever get to Cuba and become a Hopkins, was a question that puz zled the old folks and young folks, and Col. Wilson was fully empowered and prepared to answer it. lie bad tbe story from Katie Hanson's own lips, in substance as follows : When her father ordered her to cease associating with Johnson, she rebelled ia her heart but resolved to obey. She could see no way but away from home, and she took it, with her rifle on ber shoulder. That night she slept in the woods. Tbe next day she came to a hunter's cab in, and tbe hunters were out. She took a suit of their clothes and dress ed herself in them, and her 6hort hair and bronzed face favored the disguise. She wandered on her way aimless of her future, save to put miles between herself and her home, and reached Dunkirk. Some occupation became necessary, and she took the position of cook on a boat running between Buffalo and Detroit. She liked the life for a time, but was frightened out of it by reading an advertisement of fering a reward for any information concerning Katie Hanson, and min utely describing her features. That was in Buffalo. Making the trip to Detroit she left her position and went to Cincinnati still farther from home. She had a fancy for boating and engaged on a Ohio river steamer, where she remain ed nntil the breaking out of the war. As no one had ever suepected her sex she resolved to enlist and joined an Ohio regiment, and participated in all the engagements cf Gen. Thomas' di vision. She was promoted to ser geant in her company in ISC3, and a9 a soldier behaved herself altogeth er well. But she had attracted the attention of her captain, and it is alto gether likely tbe captain had attrac ted ber attention, too. At any rate one day when be met her alooe he told her that he suspected her ta be a woman, and the suddenness of the insinuation caused her to betray her self in the answer she made. She begged the captain to keep ber secret, bu; he evidently wanted her a wom an and out of the ranks, and reported the facts to the general, who sent her to tbe rear and ordered her to resume her propper attire. Tiiis change in ber condition and position was made in good t'nie, too, for she became a hospital nurse, and soon had the care of the wounded captain, and all was well. Tbe cap tain was promoted to the rank of ma jor, and at tbe close 01 tue war Ma jor James Hopkins and Katie Han son were married. Major Hopkins family in Ohio refused to recognize his wife on account of the peculiar romance of her career. She had sa ved $'.00 from her steamboat earn ings, which she drew out of a Cin cinnati bank, and with this .they went to Cuba and prospered. Ma jor and Mrs. Hopkins and the children will sail for Jeew lork in August, and the Pennsylvania Diana, after many strange adventures, will revis it her home in tbe woods of Tioga. A firntal Ontrace. Cincinnati, June 2J A dispatch from Frankfort, Ky., says that on Saturday night, at Sawdripple, 12 tiles distant, a party of unknown men attacked the hoase of Samuel Faulkner, Eejrerely wounding Faulk ner as he ran from the house. They then set fire to the dwelling, which was consumed, with its inmates i Harry Eussel, aged lj, who was also j shot, and two children of Faulkner, aged 1 1 arid 3. No cause is given lor tms brutal anair. ;7"SubHcribe for the Herald. What Tim l IL When an ordinary man wakes cp in the middle of tbe night the Erst thing he does is to wonder what time it is. He geuerally wonders for two or tbre minutes in vaia ; then he arouses his wife and asks her if t-be knows. As a general thing bt doer not. This only whets bis appetite to ascertain the exact hour and minute. It does not matter whether he has the whole of the next day to 6leep, or has to arise with tbe lark, be wants to know exactly where he is chronol ogically located. "Hare tbe cars stopped running yet, Maria ?" he asks. "Don't know," she grunts bleep ily. ''1 think it must be near three," he continues. "Oh, go to sleep!" she snarls b3ck. "The first thing you know, you'll wake Ocar Jeremiah up; he's kin der restless now." Thus bombarded by- his wife's rhetoric he remains silent for a short period, but the desire to know what what time it is returns and gnaws at him like a mental tapeworm. He can't rest; every time he closes his eyes they involuntarily fly open like roasting corns, and the terrible agony is kept up. Finally his wife gets out of pa tience and yells : "Do vou want to know what time it is?"" "I do," he replies, with joy. "The exact hour aud minute?" Ho answers in theaflirmaiive. "Well, then, you had better get up and take a look at the clock. That's the surest way." What a world of light this uxorial revelation throws upon him. And now he lies there and wonders why he didn't think of that himself. The bed is nice and warm, and it is pret ty hard to get up, but he does. He wants U know what time it is, that's what he want?, aad he's going to Gad out, and when ho ets back, and bis wife asks bim the result of his trip down stairs, he'll tell ber to stop her clack, or she will wake Os car Jeremiah up, that's what he'll do. He'll just show her whether she owns ail the satire of the establish ment or not So he gets up, draws ou his trous ers, and feels his way down stairs. When be reaches the hallway he in advertently steps on a marble which tbe aforesaid Oscar ha3 lost, and is speedily transformed lrotn his feet on to his back. This doesn't deter him in the least; it only stimulates bim with a Gxed determination to reach that clock dead or alive. He strides along like a warrior, and finally reaches tbe match safe. For a wonder it is lull ; as a gen eral thing there is not a match to be found wbeu it is wanted, but he has one now. He strikes it and it does not go out. This is another mystery. Finally it is blazing up brightly, nnd he sticks it in the face of the clock ! The clock has stopped. He is no wiser than before. The feeling which steals over him cannot be adequately described. Then he crawls back to bed and worries himself into a sleep which remains unbroken until his wife calls bim to make the fire. Xorrixtoicn Herald. Too Much Irani iu lug. One of the crying evils of our time in America is a fundamental iriscon ception of the true functions of edu cation. It is very geuerally assumed among us that education consists chiefly in the knowledge of facts, and that all facts are valuable for educa tional purposes. Early in our nation al existence we took up the educa tional hobby and have ridden it long and vigorously. No commonplace is so dear to tho popular orator as that which "points with pride" to the vastest system of common schools the world has ever seen, and traces an intimate connection between our free institutions and our free schools In no respect is the superiority of republican America over the effete monarchies of the Old World sup posed to be more incontestable than in tbe quantify and quality of the education imparted by our public schools. As the natural result of this wide spread and pernicious error a system of uuuatural cramming has made its way and now reigns supreme in our schools, colleges and female semina ries. During the first half of the century the evil was confined within narrow proportions, from the fact that the recent gigantic achievements of scientific discovery had not then been made, or at least had not been popularized. But since the close cf our civil war our educators have taken a new departure and proclaim ed all knowledge to be their specialty. As the years ordinarily devoted to education prove inadequate for the maetery of the constantly augment-; ing list of sciences a growing pres sure is exerted upon the oupils to in duce them to pursue many studies at once aud to devote nearly tLeir whole time to their books. The unfortunate pupils are distract ed by the multiplicity of tbe tasks to be memorized and are weakened phy sically and mentally by the strain up on their faculties. In some rural districts it is not uncommon to see babes of four and five years of age confined for six hours within school rooms, and the chances are that thev are expected also to attend a Sunday school and hear one or two sermons each week. All tbis is wrong, thoroughly and radically wrong. K'ducation does not consist in the accumulation cf facts, and it may be safely asserted that three fourths of tbe facts taught in our schools and colleges prove absolutely useless to the pupils in their suhse quent careers. A pressing necessity of the time is an "Association for the Suppression ot Useless Knowledge," which shall eliminate from our coarse of study more than half the branches which are now taught therein. Every t tudy which can thus be suppressed isaclear gain to true education. The best educated man or woman is not the one wto ha? the largest assortment of facts at command, but the one who bas mastered the problem, "What knowledge is most useful?'' and re maius contentedlv ignorant of a thou sand things ia knowing which the half educated weakling takes e?pa cial j pride. 1 The great want cf our children us-j der seven years is to be let alono, and I not troubled with fects or maxims to be remembered. We must change our ideas in respect to education and recognize that a bsalthy, hearty boy or girl of eight or nine years who m an adept at all the sports of childhood is fax better educated than the infant prodigy who knows the boundaries i and capitals of eery country in the world, but caras nothing for the bail or boop. J. force hours' confinement in school, say from cino to tyelve in the morning, is amply suftcient for tbe children in onr primary schools, and if aoy afternoon attecdance ia re quired i: might advantageously tcke the form cf opea-air rambles with their teacLers. This method, once established tvould dsvelop the focal- ! ties of teachers as well as pupild and i lay the basis of a Socratic instruction I by fcl'jfcct It'S-iona a:id familiar con ver nation which wllU 1 rt'-lr? tLepeiliid of education urte of in terest and delight. Amprlran Tobacco. Daring February Congress reduced the rate of the tax on tobacco thirty three per cent. from twenty-four to sixteen cents per pound. The late convention of manufactur ers at Cincinnud decided, however, not to reduce the price of manufac tured tobacco more than six cents a pound for the best, and uot more than half that amount for inferior qualities; but expressed the conviction that the government will lose less by tbe re duced tax than any cna has appre hended, and that production and fab rication will be greatly increased. Tho commercial importance of tho in terest concerned is rarely considered. It is very great, and holds its own in spite of the rivalry of other countries. Tbe plant, it ia generally known, is a native of tropical America. It first entered Europe from tran Domingo through Portugal, in I"i20, and was known in France in l."72, or quite a dozen years before Sir Walter Ral eigh's second culony, under Sir Ilich ard Greenville, enabled its promoters to win the glory tf introducing the potato and tobacco to Europe. From that time the cultivation has spread around the world and the use has ex tended very far beyond tho cultiva tion. The cultivation on this continent reaches from Canada lo southern Paraguay ; in Europe from northern Germany to the Mediterranean ; ex tends over much cf Africa acd across a large part of Asia, and reaches to tho contiguous islands- cf each of these great territorial divisions. Notwithstanding this vast spread in production and use, passiog that of the potato at every poiDt, the cul tivation and fabrication in the Uuked States have grown almost as though the plant was limited to our geogra phy. The yield varies with tne soil, climate and attention given from six hundred to a thousand pounds per acre ; averaging about eight hun dred, and aggregating 50,000 hogs heads of 1200 pounds each, or 420, 000,000 pounds, of which we export about 250,000 hogsheads end con sume tbe residue. It is calculated that more than 522,000 acres are constantly devoted to this crop, and that every U'.ate raises sume. More than a quarter cf a niiilicn persons are employed in the agriculture alone ; over ono hundred thousand are occupied in the various stages cf preparation, and a third more are employed in the retail trade than ia the cultivation. Three years ago the Statt'3 north of the Ohio riv er acd cf Maryland hud a crop of 105,000 cases cf Eecd-leaf, valued at $5,758,000, cf which Pennsylvania produced 30,000 cases, estimated su perior to the residue, and worth $1, 800,000. The value cf the leaf exported is placed at $25,000,000 annually. The internal revenue tax derived from 1050 manufactories has amounted to $20,000,000 annually, excluding the sum derived from segars and licenses; and altogether all the advantages to labor, transportation aad domestic as well as foreiga !rade cann jt be ex actly computed, it is evident from the facts recited that they ore numer ous. The superiority of American tobac co has been established everywhere. The Cuban, a limited amount, is pre ferred for fine segars, but this prefer ence has caused a large importation of that leaf, which, after fabrication, is now exported to Europe, where it vies with the best of the fomons Vu elto Abajo. For general use none grown anywhere else is at all com parable. The Manila leaf, like the overpraised Latakia, is weak, and wunts essential virtues. The action of tbe Cincinnati convention shows the conviction of manufacturers that the demand will grow. That belief rests upon good grounds, and as the country derives more than $25,000, 000 annually from its export of leaf, and is increasing its export of manu factured qualities, and bas such ad vantages for making that increment more ropid and more influential in its f.raign exchanges, as well 83 in its domestic industries, we may reasona bly expect practical results from this reduced taxation at an early day, which will be seen and felt over a very broad field. The tffect in Pennsylvania should and doubtless will be considtrable. Fltila. North American. I on for all Concerned. In Plymouth avenue the other af ternoon a boy aud girl held a rope across the sidewalk, aai accosted ev ery one with, "won't you jump, sir, before vou go naat?" A eotleman settled his hat rm!v ca us lf locked around to see that no one a3 near, measured the distance with a practiced eve, jumped the living rope with all the eise and accuracy of youth, and then marched on with a smile on his face. Not for behind him was a popular Main street grocer, who ob.-erved the performance, and at ouce caught the humor of the thing. Ho is bulky in form and short in wind, but when the inquiry came, "won't you jump, sir?" he replied. "Of conrse 1 will," and forthwith spread himself ia the air with an abandon that threatened to burst his coat, but which cleared the rope, to tbe infinite delight of the children. The next was the critical test. She was young and sharpiy, bright of face and btylibb of apparel, and she bad admired the :t rial flights cf her pred ecessors. It was her turn, and to tbe honor of the sex be it said she did not shirk the responsibility, The trail was picked up and firmiy grasp ed, the body swayed for a moment in time with the rope, then a swing, a flash of cardinal hose in the sunlight as she swept through the air with tbe greatest cf ease, and she pursued her way without n misplaced ru!l!e to tell the story of her daring. Found Urad In a 1'octl. POUGIIKEEI'SIE, N. Y., Juoe 23 Edard Lee, a farmer who resides near Burgall, Dutchess cjunty, wts fouLd dead in Shaw's pond tester day, Tyjth both eyes blackened" a te vero bruise cn the cose, and a cct over the eyes. It is believed he wes foully dealt with and an inestigatiun is in progress. "All of wfcich I taw," sa-d the big steam driven '-circular" to a pile of lumoer. "ran or which I was," re plied tbe scantling Veiy fe men acquire wealth ia uch a manner aa to receive substan tial pleasure from it. tH. T. HELMBOLD'S COMPOUND Fluid Extract UCHU, PHARMACEUTICAL A SPECIFIC REMEDY FOR ALL iseases OF THE BLADDER KIDNEYS. For Debility, Loss of Memory. Imlis xiMliim to Exertion or ISuaincas, Shortness of ltreiuli. Troubled with Thoughts of Disease, Dimness of Vision. 1'uiii in the Back. Chest and Heat!, itusu of IJW1 to the Head, Palo Countenance, and I)rv fjkin. If thesu symptoms arc allowed to io on, very frequently Epileptic Fits and Con sumption tollow. When the constitution becomes allected it requires the aid of an invigorating medicine to strengthen aud tone up the system which llmlioM's Bncliu" DOES IN EVERY CASE. Kelmbold's Buchu IS UMEQUALED. Cy any remedy know n. Tt is prescribed by the most eminent physe-ians all over the world n Rheumatism. Spermatorrhoea, Neuralgia, Nervousness, Dyspepsia, . Indigestion, Constipation, Aches and Pains, General Debility, Kidney Diseases, Liver Complaint, Xervous Debility, Epilepsy, 1 lead Troubles , Paralysis, General Ill-Health, Spinal Diseases, Sciatica, Deafness, Decline, Lumbago, Catarrh, Xcrvous Compl'ts, Female Compl'ts, &c. Headache, Pain in the Shoulders, Couch, nizziurss. Sour Stomach, Eruptions, ItaJ Taste in the Mouth. 1'alpat'mn of the Heart, l am in the region ot the Kidneys, and a thousand other painful symptoms, are the o&prings oj Pyspepsia. Helmbold's Buchu Invigorates (lie Stouiach. And stimulates the torpid Liver, B:wcU, ami Kidneys to healthy action, in cleans ian tho 'u1ok1 ef all impurities, and impart ing new life anil vigor to the whole sys tem. A single trial will be (piiie sufficient to convince thn most hesitating of its valua ble remedial qualities. Price $1 Per Bottle, Or Six flottles for $5. Delivered to any address free lrom ob servation. "Patients" may consult by letter.receiv ing the same attention as by calling, by answering the following questions : 1. Give your name and Kist-olliee ad dress, county and State, and your nearest express oltice ? . 2. Yonr a?c and sex ? 3. Occupation? 4. Married or single ? 5. Ilight, weight, now and in health? (I. How long have you lccn sick ? 7. Your complexion, color of hair and eyes 8. Have you a stooping or erect gait? 9. Kelate without reservation all you know about your case. Enclose one dol lar as consultation free. 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A.Srarcta Warrant all if j an otfi' Cr to ilir niKh y..ur hi.o-'o tr-om eeuar lo )tarr.-t, mil LincJjev's BiOOd Searcher I warran'.ci! t, iiin.ua!i v..i.r s leiu imm tu to tatHldnvuut nil hin-1 di..ea.u. lt. cures ara Koo krlul an I oertitic i to bv ilwri.ri. i-.mv... !, .in j nr. o i'-iu.:, jii n-iiri ii i':- tises, Kryiil:iic. Tetter, l ireri In t!ie I.iii:. .-r m tiiesKia, Ufim. fiainles. 4.e , -t wairan: il ' . eure. It U a purely Veiretai ls Cumin. umi and i FowcrtuI Tnuic. K.ir sale i.y all irn.".'i.--.s. S. L-' that ourname N en the lMttm ef the r:i!nT ( K. 1. StLLKKS XCO.. l'r..i.'rs. l i-.tsl.ui-i,. i'a. C H- BOYD, Ani. SoTerja. Fa- i Ihe Trul b 1m nielxtj ! ar.,1 wit! revai!. Thonnat!-! who bars u '1 :;n l ', Den eurcl are l.viri wii!ies?. f-tUt "ni h ..' i ur i ft-Mcment.lliat SELLER'S LIVER PiLLS ! Ii.t CtRK the- u.-ii .(jhii ..l J.ivir .. a... . i,i :. Hiii'iUfne-x. H":nl:iei;e ariin tnen".- :n. ;. ( unf. Coo.Utitii.'0. 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