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WILLIAM COLLIN'S. ' I'L.M 1ST, SO.MEKSET, l'.V. ' In 'Iioiimili lil.tolt, alcove I..Tiri lima In- ran nt nil iimr le found ir- ar " ai! kin -t work, Tn.-h on tillins. retu- " ' -nn;: fcj.. Ariilii-iul tc lliof all k!ts', l-v; iiMicrial inserted. OnTal i"ti jn .(n:xcy. ri?uf Snni Ptitch, fi mrrsrt county, ;1 Uift l'fac, furvT,r tttti i;iu ifii'-y fM.Hr t U l..urty nl IVu-:-r;H m him lVicii lri;iM AUCTIONEER, ri. TMnlinr bit H'rvlr on l!eal or I'er- K'tii:-, r M7ivtidnit l dliortsl oi at ;; ili r.n.l 1 ttia Kite ent;rc'."'Jiaetlini. ; y ii:;ii ;ir .mips ly atleniled to. V. A.K"ONTZ, Confiuonce, Pa. Qi ij" :r, I'enn'a. mtt ;i:llt:s FERMENTED WINE, FOR SALE GROVS-FAEM i!''C '"I, 55,-"t. the lao of ro.-.i.u. . "'k'-i n'.gl a lm 4 the kla ia 'S CLACKBEF.RY, HJW CUHRANT, ttCCEP.?.Y, wlLD-CKERHY : CIDER Vlr. ""Mta,!, '!fe,;nt!tvto pult -rchirr. inl!," ." Ujt "'! awl aaera- tlunV.,'" lrmto ! those PAINTERS Hie VOL. XXX. NO. 5. A "V T?.' aw 1.4 In the Uu l.iiiij; known aa the. ISTXJOLE HOUSE, liY ALBERT RECKE, i WIIL-BALK (l KtTAIL LAES27 Ji AM KA-.Ti EtTK OP HN r.aii.l COMMON CANHlr:S,CIi.CKKUS, 1-AUK.S AMIIllfKAll, j KtAIKItlH i (JWH'KGIES, KIXi: IMAKS, PMoKIXil j AMI CHE ISO TOil.UHMJ, FuKKKJN I AM DOMESriUI'lil'lTS, fcC, S.C. l:iril" ar.d Pictilt-s xu; p'.i i 'uko. V o. and 4i?;ie8 'ii -4 iiM..! 1'P'Ml, and toil at .i i!h !ani!i'!s, !i..rt iioM.-e. All 1 lAtY FIU MB I?.. ai! r.i.J s c f-r y ur ;lvei. 1 will "V -n not with a lull line of the alioro -CENTRAL HOTED- SOMERSET, PENN'A., (;K !ied for gilesLs on January 10th, 1SS1. v., i'VO ; li.a i:.-a. has . T',i th: is ii iM-e i fnrni-hed in first-elass, hiimI !vl". v, i:!i the mo li-rn Ooiivenietiei'S of its. Hot. and Cold Water llallis, large in ; i;o .iii-, l'arloi-s timl Chani'in rs. and iod Mjililis .'Hturlud. T.iMe and Har will K as COOl) AS 1.1T. i..ei c..i.-KOec in ;iic ll .til ImsiiM'SS. I Ma'.li-r !!( !l 1 ea:i reinh r sa i.-fai tion to all who mav e.il!. S. KLEINDIENST. iT?, n T.ArTTlTS lLis cuiistanilv on liaml :it Lis distillery PORE RYE WHISKY For sale y the Laral or g.ilion, puill for MEDICAL AND MECHANICAL PURPOSES. Or.lers a'ldivssril to Berlin, wili m tivo jiionipt r.ttt titin. Miirck 2, V: J AS. A. i'.I'Allt.LAB. Jso. II. Wateub M'rVlILLAN & CO., PKACTIfAL PLUMBERS, STEAM AND GAS FITTERS, Ko 112 Franklin Street, Johnstown, Pa. S;s- l il aitfn-l'in xiven to U h-m Uminage and Scncr calilation. ESTI2ATES MADE AND WOEI DOSE In Hie inert thorough manner and (rnarantecd. NEW BANK. -:o: Somerset County Bank. CHARLES J. HARRISON. Cashier and Manager. (Jolloctloat made ia all pan ot the L'clted States. Chariccf moderate. Butter ami other ehceka eol tected rd cashed. Kartern and Westernexclianif alwayi on hand. Kenilttaneei made wllh prompt ccsa. Awotrnta BoMclteil. P.ir.ir4 les!rtT)g to purehaae V. 8. 4 PEK LTT. PCNM'.II LOAN, can be accommo dated at ll:.U li.ink. The eouioc are prepaid in dtnoiKinu'l'mf ot SO, !', 600 and 1,01. S. T. Li l TLB & S OXS, OH llAI.TlMonKETOKIT. Cl.'MUKKlJVND.M.l. , HATCHES, CRAIXS, solid .vnrtH'iji, riJMova, AXLHKAS CLOCKS, fKE.VCf ft OCKS, SUV IB PLATED UASE, JEWELItr.tc. HOLIDAY PRESENTS! Wab-.ttci and Jewelry IiejsUrod I'j Skilled Workmen and returned l-y Eipreri Free of Ctiarge. No extra charge for Entrr&vlng. tlootlt war ranted at rvprcrented. oct 11 JUO. H'CEB. LA t M. BICE. incuts fcr Firs ni Ufa Insurant, JOHN HICKS & SON, KOMT'USET. PA.. And Real Estate Brokers. i;sTAiii.isiii:D iMo. FtTfona wto dcire to aell. tiny or eiehaoite properly, or rent wilt hod It to their advaolure to rek'lu r the lrwriilli thereof, a norharse if made onlcw Jd or rented, licul e-outc lslnefl (cenrrull)- will be prjinpily attended to. ec la CHARLES HOFFMAN, HERGHABT TAILOR. (AlXrt'e li;i.ry I ltn. j-V SU nj.) LATUT SMS 2 LOWEST PRICES. VsTSA TI SFA CTIOH GUARANTEED. SOMERSET :Pi5L. I j;ovin; a;.ixst tih: tiw; It is cii-y to glule with die rij'i'les .A down tlie stream of time To fl w willi (lie course of itic river, Like musk' to some old rhyme; Hut all ! it takes mur.igc anil patience Against its currents to riuv, r.T. And we must have ftri-njrtli from heaven, When rowing nuiust the tide. YV'e ni.iy tloat on the river's surface While cur outs (juite torch the M renin. And iio:i:i of e arly glory On otird:i.r.!ing sight may gleam ; We forget that or. Wfore us The dashing; torrents roar. And while we are idly dnaniin;-. It'n waters vvillcurrv lis o'er IJnt :l Tew ah, won! 1 ih.Te lie many. l.ov iiji ilie "stream of life;" They struggle against its surges. And mind neither toil nor strife. j Tho igh weary and faint with Iahnr, singing, Iriiimj har.;, they ride, ! ;'or t'l.ri.-t is the hero's Captain When rowing against the tide. Far on ilirough the ha.y dislaiue, Like a mist on a distant shore, They see the walls of a city, Willi ilshanners iloaling '..er, Heeatli' nigh a glass so darkly They a -.vavs mistake their way, lint failh ;:.rws light on their lalmr, When da'!:iess shnls tint theirday. And we shall he one of that mimher Who mind no toil or pain ? Shall we mourn the loss of earthly joys When we have a crown to gain ? Or shalt we glide on with the river, With death at the end of our ride, While our hrother, with heaven hefore him Is rowing against the tide'.'" riMNOIJCS FLAT. ' You will have a l':mtii'ul tiny, Mary dear," said Mrs. Hope, .13 she looked admiringly iir.st at Iter son Dick, who was drivins uji to the door in his new hugjry, then at her daughter-in-law, Mary Ilojio, whose honeymoon was at its lull. "I am so glad 1" said the young wife. "What lovely weather we have had over since I came here ! not at all like what some of my friends predicted when they s.fid we ought to spend our honeymoon in the East." Dick Hope at that moment snramr out ot his miu'srv Jicativ. md trallantly extended a hand to his wife. ''Nonsense !'' exclaimed Mary Hope. "I am not such a helpless creature that I can't get in myself ; " and she stepped lightly into the buggy, with a merry laugh. Mrs. Hope the elder gave r.n aj- proving nod ; "It s just as well to let Dick know you can help your- sell. 1 hese cstern men "Need managing like other men," interrupted her daugter-in-hnv, with another laugh. Old Mr. Hope, coming down from the stables at that moment, eyed the horse, buirsv and harness, (Dick had exiKnded seven hundred tlollara on that turn-out), then stood patting the horse'd neck kindly. He was an admirer of fine horses, and his iudirmcnt was sought far and wide on all noints of horse flesh : "There's line mettle Jure, Dick. "I know it," said Dick, proudly. "Chcai at four hundred," said Mr. Hope, "Have you tried her yT 'i think s.'ie is good lor two- twentv-onc without much of an ef- fort." Why, isn't that a fast horse, Dick ?" asked his wile, whose curi osity was aroused. Just middling, answered her husband. "We have them out here faster than that" "It is fast." said his father. " e used to think it impor-sible, but we have got so far on now there's no telling what's in a horse. I like this mare very much. If it was any body else's, I'd" "Come now, father, what would youcive f ' said jjick, oamenngiy. Its all in the lamily, so 1 111 sav ed a hundred dollars at least." "A hundred more wouldn't buy her lather. Just say to anybody that covets my new marc that 1 won t tike a cent less than seven hundred dollars. Why she gfes like the wind." "That reminds me, Dick, voird best take the road round by Mr. Drake's. "And lose a good half-hour,'' said Dick. That's a long way round, father, said the elder Mrs. Hope. louttkemv advice, said- her husband. "I mean coming back. It doesn't matter going. If it should blow vou will find it safest" Dick, who was adjusting a strap. looked oil' cast and west, smiled in a satisfied way and observed : "I don't see an signs ofa storm." "Nor 1. said his lather : hut no one knows anything about the wind are. 1 11 never forget the sweep 1 got twenty years ago coming over i'ringle's Flat." "That is where we arc gomg, isn t it, Dick ?" Mrs. Dick Hope looked tlie least trille anxious as 6he turn ed to her husband. "Was it so Lad, Mr. Hope?" I5ad ! md s no name lor it Whv it blew my wagon as far as from here to the barn, blew- the horses off their feet, tore up trees and lodjred ine against a rock that saved my life." "That must have been tcnible," said Mary Hope. "Don't let him frighten you." said Dick, smilingly ; "lightning never strikes twice in the same place. I'm all right, you see. The only time I was blown away was when I went Fast for you. Are we all ready now? Daskct in, mother?" Mrs. Hope nodded gayly. Dick lifted the reins lightly and away the new buggy with its happy occu pants sped over the prairie. It was early morning. The fin gers of the dew stretched upward, dissolving the shadowy mist that hung over the prairie and the thin line of woodland that lay away off to the west like a fringe on a neatly cut garment The young wife inhaled the perfumes exhaled from the flowers, tilling' the atmos- pnere wun ricu uuer.. iiiv " 1 lines upon lines of v; negated tints above the horizon. S'.ich a sunrise Mary IIoimj had never looked on ex cept among the mountains. I Here were tints of crimson, amber and omer gold ; and aliove all white pillars rolled majestically, palaces more magnificent and stately than any that human mind can conceive. "How grand !" she said, as Dick looked smilingly at her. uio minu 01 man cannot meas ure all its beauties," said Dick, as he lighted a cigar and settled him sen tiown lor some solid enjoy ment. As the red and golden glories stretched above the horizon a light breeze sprang up, - fanning Mary Hope's checks, earessiug her hair lightly, and siirhing through the thin salvage of trees which Dick's father had planted along the road way before his son was born. The (Iod of day wheeled his chariot aloft, radiatidg, as only the summer I can, the rarest tints of amber, and j crimson and gold, until the purple ! 'dories, rolling aloft like rrrcat bil lows, gradually arched themselves into the semblance of a gateway; through which Mary Hope caught in fancy, glimpses of the celestial city. She did not speak, but sat perfectly quiet, drinking in the beau ties of the most beautiful morninz Dick Hope had over seen in the West. "There is Tringle's Flat," said Dick, suddenly, pointing ahead. ".Surely, w have not come feven miles, Dick?" "Scarcely. How far is that ahead V "Is it a mile, Dick ?" "That's what smart hunters from the East say when thev shoot and miss their game. It's the atmos pherc, Mary." "It's a small place," said his wife as she looked ionvard to Tringle's Flat, lying a little below them. I5e vond it there was a ribbon of molt en cold, made by the sun's slanting rays falling upon the river. "And that is the river." "We'll be there in twenty min utcs," said Dick. Hope, "when want to introduce you to some of the nicest people in this end of the .State." The people Dick referred to rc ceived the young couple in a man uer that made Mary Hope's cheeks "low with .'ratification. Her hus band was a man universally admir ed as line a specimen of his kind as was e ver produced west of Prin gle's Flat. The bride during the two hours they remained in town created a ripple of talk. There was somelhina about D;ec and his wile that made people turn to look at them. When t.i V drove awav scire of friends waved good wishes and tossed kisses after them. "Now for D. n's lloek," said Dick, as he gave his marc the rem and cast a backward glance at I'ringle's Flat "Pretty, isn't it ?" "Pretty ?" said his wife. "Why, Dick, it s lovely 2 Dee the light on the church windows , it looks as thoush it were really on fire. The houses are so pretty, too, the streets so wide, and there is such an air of peace and comfort about it ! Why ! it is like a town that has grown up in a iiiaht, it is also wonderfully clean and neat just what a painter would make if lie were painting towns to please people." "I'm glad you like it. That re minds me ; do you sec that house above the church, to the left ?" "It looks charming the prettiest house there." "Glad you like it." "Why, Dick ?" "It's yours. I bought it before I went East for vou. We'll look in side of it when we return, if wc have time." That was Dick Hope's way. The drive to Dan's Ilock occupied an hour. "Now for a trial of your strength," said Dick, as he tied his horse to a tree at the base of a great rock and assisted his wife to the ground where they were to lunch. Must I climb -up lucre, Dick? grid Mrs. Hope. " I hat s the programme, what we came out for to-day. You've heard so much of the view from Dan's Lock that vou want to see it for yourself. Do you know you remind mc now of Partheniii fetching water from the f prirg ?"' "Parthenia tamed her husband, didn't she, Dick ? I'm glad your mother saved mc the trouble." That was a lunch Mary Hope of ten recalled in after years. Dick jiersisted in forcing all kinds ef dainties upon her, "Irish fashion," as she said afterward. It was the first time she had ever had him to herself in the "lad day with no cu rious eyes to peer on them, and she subjected her lord and master in her turn to such straits that he glad ly cried quits as he put his hair out of his eyes and viewed his tormen tor. Then tiiey slowly mounted the massive heap called uans j.ock. .Such a view ! A rwecp of forty miles in one direction, East, and ilmost as grand a view to the West Dick sat down and handed his wifo the glasses as he lighted a fresh . .... .1.111 cigar. 1M you see inai, nui away off to the left, there?" "Hasn t it a Curious shape I "That's where the wind comes horn. Ihcy manufacture it up there." . "What do you mean, Dick f ' "There's a valley back there that extends full forty milca northwest, where you come to prairie land like ours back of Pringle's Flat, only there is ten times more of it The wind rolls down the valley antl plays the very duce with things on the river about the Point Some times it rains antl then you'd think the heavens were emptying ; all the water in the valley sweeps down below us here, C'.ls the vallev where it narrows there like the neck of a Lottie, and then look out for trouble. 1 6aw it once ; that's all I want to see." "Is it so awful, Dick?"' "It is really nwful, Mary." "And now it looks like like the plains of Egypt I can't conceive of anything disturbing the peace of this beautiful scene. Sec thatcloud away off there, Dick ?" "About the size of a man's hand? I see it." "It's the only speck in the sky," said his wife." set ESTABLISHED, 1827. SOMERSET, PA., WEDNESDAY, JULY u 1881. "It's not like our sky, then," said Dick, as he kissed her standing on the very top of ; Dan's Rock. "Do you know it is time wc were mov- ing now I "We have only been here a little while." ! " "It's three hours since we stopped at the foot of Dan's Ilock." "My goodness, Dick !'' "That's what I'm always 6aying to myself when I think you . took me before all the other fellows." . "It can't be." , ' "Look for yourself," said Dick, holding out his watch. "It's the grandest day of my life, Dick' I wouldn't have missed it for anything." He gave her his hand and helped her down the rough places. Once in a while Mary would stop to gath 1 . lit cr mis 01 moss ana nowers a3 me mentoes of a red-letter day. At least an hour was consumed in the descent. Then they got into the buggy and turned homeward, but not on the road leading past Drake s, c want to sec all that can be seen, don t we 7 saiu uick, "15y all means," answered his wife, as she tied her hat loosely and prepared to enjoy the drive home, "Put didn't your father tell you to uo home past Drake's ?" " 1 he other is the better road." "Vou know best, Dick." Dick's marc went at a slapping pace. 'She smells oats," said Dick. "Look at Pringle's Flat, Dick." "Pretty, isn't it ?" I here is not a leai stirring, one would think. It looks w restful over there ! It mi'jht be a deserted village." "It docs look unusually quiet, now I notice it Put then this sun is terrible. See if you can find 'our house over there, Mary." There was a long silence, then the young wife gleefully pointed out the house, and there was another long silence which was broken by Mrs. Hope saying suddenly: "What is that curious sound I hear ?" "I hear nothing." "There ! Do you hear it now ?" Dick inclined an car. They were fairly clear of the rough land at the base of Dan's Ilock now and ' the mare was trotting rapidly. Sud denly her driver's firm hand brought her upon her haunches. Dick lis tened intently. - His wife was rLdit ; her cars were keener than his. There was something in the air. At that inst-int .Mary s hand clutched his arm convulsively as she cried out : "Oh, Dick, what is that back of us ?" She was look ing back with horror-stricken eyes and pale lips, Dick turned. A cloud like a black wall was rushing down upon them ; it seemed to IWck Hope's eyes as blacic as ink. An awiul tear pos sessed him. There was a hush, ; stillness in the air as chilling as the terrible cloud behind them. "Go 'long !" lie exclaimed desperately, cuttms: the mare fiercely with Jus whip. 1 he mare shot out like an arrow, and that moment another sound smote their ears a sound that wa3 ike the crash of worlds. The mar plunged, reared, then resumed her onward course. Her owner had lost all control over her. Put one thougkt animated Dick Hope as he clasjed his wife with his right arm, while ho held fast to the reins with his left hand, shutting his teeth like a vise. That thought was, "Pray God we reach the river bottom !" The earth groaned under their feet A sound like the rush and roar and scream of a million loco motives deafened them. Dick Hope instinctively turned and clasped his young wife in his arms. He tlid not see the mare : he saw nothing but his wife's face, and something in it struck terror to his heart His own was ashy gray at that moment as was bis young wife's when she turned her last appealing look upon 11m and moved her lips. Ills one prayer was that they might die to gether. It seemed to them then that all the the sound m the air and earth was condensed, gathered into one awnu snricK. i-arui anu ssy were obliterated, Dick llepe felt himself lifted up and Hung like a Hake through the air. When he recovered his senses he washing where he had prayed to be in the river-bottom, with his wife close beside him. The awful storm dm not divide them. The tornado, like a raging beast, had sim ply tiken them up in his teeth, so to speak, tossed them aside, and pursued its path. Where they were yinc the water was so shoal that it scarcely covered them. Dick siit ur and spoke to his wire: 1 she did not answer. Then he put one hand up involuntarily, in a weak, helpless way. There was blood on his face : he could not see: his eyes were full of sand. He struck himself in despair, and, again grasping Ins wife, said, in a hoarse voice : "You are not dead, Mary ?" Whether it was the water from the river he dashed into hi3 face or the gush of tears that came into his eyes, Dick docs not know to this day, bnt suddenly his eyes became clear, and he could see his wife ly ing with her face next him and the water washing her long hair over her breast He lifted her up. He felt her hands, her cheeks. Then suddenly he summoned all his re maining strength for one supreme effort, and dragged rather than car ried her up to the dry shelving beach under the bluff. Mary Hope slowly opened her eyes and looked at her husband. Then she put her hands slowly up to her face and cov ered it Dick saw the tears coursing down her checcks. "Don't don't Mary 1" he said. "I can't help it I am not crying with pain or grief; it's because you are living, because we are both spared." Dick's strength returned to him. He stood up and looked about him. Until that moment he did not know that he was coatless, and without vest or shirt; he was naked. He I)ressed his eyes with his hands and ooked down on himself like one awakened out of a dream. He look ed at his wite, still sitting with her face covered with her hands : "Ma ry, v,-e are almost 'naked. There is nothing on me and your drcs3 is in ribbons." He looked up and down the river in a helpless way, still pressing a hand to his heart "I don't set; any sign of the buggy or the horse."" Then he cast a glance at the bluff back of them. "Come, let us go up on the bank." Ho had to carry her. "It i3 the horrible fright, dear Dick. I'll soon get over it," she said, when he sat her down gently on the level ground. "Mary, look over there. Do yo 1 see anthing ? My eyes are so full of sand, and so sore, that I can't make it out quite. Everything looks so blurred." She did not answer him. It was not because her eyes were not clear. As she looked wonderingly, her hand, that had never relinquished her husband's from the moment he seated her on the praric clasped his convulsively. Then she uttered a loud cry. "I I expected as much," said Dick, speaking more to himself than to his wife. "Nothing nothing man ever made could stand before that storm." "Oh, Dick," she exclaimed, sob- bingly, "there is nothing left of the town not a house. I can only sec a heap here and there something like fallen chimneys and smoke an fire." "That's the end of Pringle's Flat, .Mary. He looked back over the prairie back to the fringe of trees that skirt ed a portion of the road near' the base of Dan's Pock but a little while since. He could not recognize the place he hail looked on a hundred times. The trcc3 had disappeared they had been swept from the face of the earth. Then he shaded his eyes with his hand and looked across to where Pnngle s rlat had stood in all the pride of a new Western town Dick Hope suddenly knelt by his wife's side, still holding her hand, savins; : 1-et 113 prav." Among all those who witnessed the awe-inspiring tornado that swept Pringle's Fiat until not one stone stood upon another, killing, main ing all living creatures in its path, none have such vivid recollections as Dick Hope and his wife. When they refer to their experience on mat terrible tlay they spcal; 111 a low tone, reverently, as tnough stand ing in the presence of the dead. Darid Jxncnj, in Lipincott. 1'odder l p. He gave the hackman at the un ion depot a stand AT, brushed the bootblacks right and left and shoul dered his sixty pounds of baggage and started up Jefferson avenue in search of a tavern. He was a right up and down man, and he wanted to strike a tavern where they had an old fashioned boiled dinner. "Just come in from Lansing," he observed as he fell in with a pedes trian. "Did. eh ? Been out to the Legis lature?" "You bet I have. I'm not a mem ber, bat I have made things hum there, all the same. "Have a bill ?" "Not exactly. I coma down from county to takethe kinks out of our member. He was sailing in with a hiah head, and if I'd wait ed ten days longer, he'd have been bossing the whole Suite. hat do ye think?" I dunno." "He wouldn't speak to me when I first got there. Think of that ! Up home we ratetl him about num ber 4, and sent him elown to Lan- sing more because none 01 the rest could leave, and he wanted to cut me colder'n a wedgt ! What do you think ?" Bather mean." "You bet ! But I lowered bin nose . w 1 1 1 1 a biu wed neara now no was prancing around and putting on airs and making out that lie run our count-, and a few of us got together and wrote him a letter. It didn't seem to do any good, so we got to other again and sent me down to put on the currycomb." "And you did !" "Didn't I ? He'd put in about a dozen bills affecting our county, and I mashed all but two. lie had laid himself out for six or seven speeches, and I mashed all but one. The first day I got there he was supporting motions, and moving to amend and strike out, but I mighty soon let him understand that no such chaff passetl for oratory with us. He tried to bulldoze me at first, but when he found that las constituency Lad got after him he calmed elown. He'd been fooling with the game law, and had got mixed up with a dog tax bill, and a saw-leg law, and a bill about in land fishing, and I don't know what else. I took him out behind the State House, and says I ; "Now, my boy, you squat ! 1 our constituents demand that you eit right down. We don't want no Cicero in ours, and we won't have it We sent you down here to do a little, quiet work, and not to prance around and imagine you've got Patrick Henry's hat oii. We are humble people, takinz kindly to log houses and johnny cake, and we don't go a cent on big words ana ions iiourisnes. That's what I told him, and he calmed." "Did.ch?" "You bet he did ! and if we hear anything more about his rising to explain his vote on the dog tax, or moving to recommit the muskrat bill, our county won't be no place for him to return to. lhis is the place, eh? Well, 111 fodder up and take the train for home." Cotton wet with sweet oil and laudanum relieves car-ache. When a Chinaman was saved from drowning by being pulled out by his pig tail, he feebly murmured, 1 thank que." No I lot-pit al Needed. No palatial hospital needed for Hop Bittere patients, nor large-salaried talented puffers to Jtell what Hop Bitters will do or cure, as they tell their own story by their certain and absolute cures at home. New York Itevicw. Her Y.VXX, AXI IJF.AIt FIGHT The moments passed slowly; the eager crowd could not brook delay. The clamorous brass band blew its loudest, but soon a.s it paused the shouting and stamping was renew ed. At length, all crew suddenly silent. An attendant stood at the door of the pen of "Hercules." An-, other instant, and the furious ani mal, being loosed, bounded into the arena. ith lowered head, Jusj tat madly lashing his great sides, his eves burning with wrath, he glancet. angrily at the crowd, then bellowed and pawed the earth as if to declare Ins utter defiance of the forthcom ing foe. At this juncture the mount ed .Mexicans, lassoes in hand, made their appearance before him. In stantaneously he rushed toward one of them, when the other, with sur prising quickness, threw the lasso over his horns. This wa3 no soon er done than the rider first attacked found an opportunity to hurl his lasso also. It, too, fastened itself round the bull's horns, and he wa thus made stationary midway be tween the nimble picadors. A tnird man now hastened m, and, grasp in?: the imprisoned Least bv the tail, twisted it until he was brought to the ground. While so prostrate a second assistant lost no time in securing his right hind leg with long chain. This done, the other end of the chain, by a process of equal dexterity, was bound- wi thongs to the left fore leg of the bear, the leg having been first art fully drawn from beneath the par tially luted trap ot the cage, which was close at hand, lue trap was 1 ,ii 4 1 now arawn compieteip "Trojan," an enormous grizzly, weighing some 1,4! JO pounds, sad carelessly out into the open space. He had dispatched three foes of the lamily 01 the one belore lam, and only a sullen growl, rather of indif ference than of racre, indicated that he was aware of an approaching encounter. I he bull, on the con trary, immediately manifested his erness for the allray. Moving backward the length of the chain ho soon crave the bear a icrk ol warning and rushed unon him. "Now vo gods of the aneitv-t glad iators!" Blair had not time to finish his invocation before the bull struck the bear like a thunderbolt and rolled him headlong in the dust 'Glorious !'' cried James, excited out of his wit3. "Glorious!" "Keep your seat sir down !" re sponded IMair, seizing his comrade by the extremity oi his rather short coat. "1011 are worso than a wo man." Look at him, look at the bull getting ready agtuar continued James, mechanically resuming his place. "He isn't hurt. At him again, old fellow !" And the horned beast did fat him' with redoubled mry. ims time, however, bruin was ready to give am a more suitable reception. As he dashed airainst him, he clapped his arms around the neck of Taurus, and hugged him like a huge vise. The bull, choking, struggled desper ately to free himself. Finding this impossible, he sought to drive hi3 sharp horns into the ribs of his an tagonist 1 his he succeeded in dc- goring a horrible gash. But bruin was now ready to return the injury with a yet more terrible retal iation. A moment these mighty foes writhed in close struggle; when the bear seizing in his mighty jaw, one entire side of the bull's face, crushed it as if it had been made of paper. The cracking of the bones, as bruin ground them between his great teeth, brought the first grand demonstration from the audience. Now rose cheers from hundreds of throat', and resounded the deafen ing clapping of hands. The dreamy eyed daughters of Spain were not less enthusiastic than the male members of the assembly. They, too, cried, "bravo," and with their own peculiar grace, waved their handkerchiefs ir expression of un mistakable delight. As for James Swilling, he wa3 beside himself with the general excitement, but particu larly because of hi3 intense sympa thy for the worsted combatant "Thundcration to Jupiter!" lie shouted ; "let go of that" "I don't believe the bear hears ye," answered a e'lownish boy from the next tier of seats below. James certainly did not hear the observation of the boy, for with clinched hands and iirmly closed teeth he continued to rivet gaze upon the exhausted, bleeding brutes in the arena. These had now, from sheer inability to longer grapple, arrived at a suspension of hostili ties. They drew themselves apart the length of the chain, and stood peacefully eyeing one another a3 if to say, "Ve are very equally match ed ; let U3 call it a draw game, and attend to our wounds." This would seem a very com mendable course under the circum stances ; but it was altogether too dull for the audience. The man agers had promised a fight to be ter minated only by death ; according ly they leaped into the enclosure and .goaded the bleeding brutes with spears until, remaidened with pain, they again rushed upon each other. It was a brief close, for the bull, summoning all his strength, struck the bear on tho lower jaw and shiv ered it. "There, there, you've got it old fellow !" cried James, the boy who turned pale at the sight of blood in the Eldorado. The hard side of him was, at present, uppermost ; in deed, he was wholly changed so much so that he would not have known himself had ho stopped to consider his feeling and conduct "Bravo! bravo!" shouted the spectators. . Tho air was filled with the exult ing cry. The contest wa3 entled ; both combatants were prostrated V""u'.r "r , ' " . . ' , I. , 1..1. . rise SiKUUJ. autiueuiaiety me: tiiiiiu was removed from their limp and useless limb3, and horses neing hitched to them, groaning and wei tcring in their own and one anoth er's blood, they were mercilessly dragged out of the arena. An Indian revivalist gives a chrc mo to every convert. 0 ell WHOLE NO. 15G5. Official Oaths. A comparison of the official oaths of several countries, apropos of the of the Bradlaugh affair, says a New York paper, is nothing unintere.-.t-ing. France demands no oath, nor even any equivalent formality, before her legislators enter up :i their duties. Even under the em pire the deity was not called upon, the simple formula being, "I swear fidelity to the emperor and the con- nuiuuuii. 111 .tusiiiis, aiso, mere 13 110 oain. 1 , . . . i i.. a 1 . - .1 but, in reply to a question from the presiueni. 01 uie reicusram, whether the new member "promises loyalty) anu ooeuience to me emperor, in violable observance of the constitu tion, o3 well as of r!l other laws, and eoncientiotis fulfillment of his duty, me new member simply re plies, "I promise." The reason that members ol the German parliament take no oath is that many of them are under an oath of allegiance to their respect ive states in the German federation, and so a conflict of duty might arise if two oaths were insisted upon. The Prussian member of parliament tikes an oath beginning, "I swear by God, the omnipotent and om niscient," and ending 'Vo my God, 1 A . 11 . t 1 help rue." As if this were not enough, those who choose, it is pro vided, may add '-through Jesus Christ to eternal bliss, amen." The Sitinioii deputies are put through something of a catechism. The secretary asks them : "Do you swear to observe, and make others observe, the constitution of tiie S Dan ish monarchy ? Do you swear fi delity and. obedience to the legiti mate king ot Spam, Aliunso NIL? Do you swear well and truly to be have in the mission confided to ycu by the nation, always and hi every thing seeking the welfare of tlie na tion?'' lhe answer expected Is, ie, 1 tio swear, and the repnea - tion is, "If vou do so mar God re 1 . ward vou, and if vou uo not mav He call you to .account." In 1S7U it may Lo said, Sonorfa-telar and fifteen others were the Bradlaughs Oi Spain, but their vhy-i lions wc re not based on religious r r irreligious rounds. In Italy the pres.id-.ht r.f tho chamber of deputie s siys v. iih elab orate politor.es "I inv: tiij i.un t:ie oath swear to orable gentlemen to ta! in tho form following : be faithful to the kih .-..-.d to ob serve loyally the fundamenla: stat ute and the other laws ot tie -talc, wuii a single view to 1:. 1 ble welfare of the ki; . ar.i 1 the ads .'' I country. The new eleput , : with tho single word swear). iirgo. The oat r. irauaug:i enough, 'it ci -jeeti t reads : 1 . ems harmless i ao swear faithful and bear true slie-.'ence to ;r ninicsty, Queen Victoria, h-r heirs and successors. according to Obviou-lv, w: sa help me God." any man who believes in any do i, whether Christian or Jew or Mo- mciedan, might honorably csscnt every letter of his oath. And too, of course, might anv man who believed in no God at all. For him the oath lacks its usual sanc tion, and scrupulous honor might lead him to point this out at the time of complying with the custom of oath-moking ; but there can be no doubt that dozen., perhaps scores, of other members of parlia ment do not agree with Mr. Brad laugh in this view of the subject. The United States, it is generally known. have two oaths, but their precise form3 are familiar. Wiitclt Doss)- The night v.-atehman at tlie East em Penitentiary of Pennsylvania, have very aide assistants in brute companions, who-e instinct end su 1, perior training is little loss than re markable. These are trained watch dogs, nine altogether, embracing one mastiff, two full bloodhounds and the nst ha'f bloodhounds. They are kept in three distinct ken nels in as many separate em losurcs, into which the piison yard is di vided. The fences divide them and they never meet; certain indi cations have showed thatif they did there would be several pretty tough dog lights. When the night watch men are 0:1 duty tho dogs areunleas ed and accompany them on their patrol, but the canine guards are more effective in their way, as they penetrate the angles and out-of-the-way places, while the human watch men follow the beaten path. If the dogs hear any unusual noise, or find anything irregular, they notify the guard by a sharp nark. lt:tir capacity to discover attempted es- cape3 has never been limy tesiei, 1 inasmuch as the convicts stand in J too wholesome drcael of them to I think of such a thing during the 1 hos never been iiuiv teste 1 dogwatch. An instant illustrating i the wonderful instinct of these sen-! tinels developed not long ago. The j guarel one night vras stirtled by a warning bark from one of tho dogs, t which he found thirty or forty , yards from a point where a small j ventilating pipe led from the into- j rior of the prison. A cautious in-1 vestigation showed that one of the convicts on that gallery, but occu- j pying a cell on the opposite siae 01 the corridor, being sick, was endeav oring to attract tlie attention of the inside watch. Tho dog had discov ered the unusual noise in the sound conveyed through the drain pipe which tho keepers on tho inside had failed to notice. The suffering convict was nflbrdeel assistance which he otherwise would not have obtained. A JHflieult l-robieiii Solved. Ambition, competition and over exertion use up the vital powers of men and women, so that a desire for stimulants seems to be a natural Knmnn rassion. and drunkenness tirevai s on account of this ncces.-.! , , ... ty for bodily and mental invigora tion. Parkers Ginger Tonic fairly solves the difficult problem, and has brought health .and happiness into many desolate homes. It dots not tear "down an already debilitated system, but buikls it up without in toxicating. Enquirer. See other column. The fir.-.t American who discharg ed his gun on the day ot the battle J of Lexington was Ebcnezer Iock, j who died at Decring, New Hamp shire, a! unit seventy-live years ago. j lie resided at Lexington in 177-a I The British regular-, it the order of I Ma jor Pitcairn, having fired at a few rebeis on the gren 111 rront ot Ine meeting house, killed some and woundctl others ; it wa3 a signal for war. "The citizens were seen com ing from all directions, in the road.3, over fieM.i and through the wood.-', each with his ride in his hands, Lis powder horn hung to his side, and his pocktU provided with bullet3." Among the number was Ebcnezer Lock. Tiio British had passed a reserve of infantry a mile in the rear, in the direction of Boston. This was in the neighborhood of Mr. Lock, who, instead of hastening to join the party at the green, plac ed himself in an open cellar, at a convenient distance for doing exe cution. A portion of tlie reserve was standing on a I iiidg", and Mr. Lock commenced firing at them. There was r.o other .V' :'.a: in lhere was 1 ,. . - ! si 'tif li. ni.ru-.- 1 v 1 1 1 n( I v t ,r j some minutes, Lrhvir." down one 01 the enen.y nearly at every shot Up to this ti ie not a gun had b.;en fired by the rebels,'' The British greatly disturbed at loosing so many men by the random firing ef an un seen enemy, were not long in discov ering the man ia the cellar, and discharged a volley of balls, which lodged on the opposite wall. Mr. Lockrernainmg unhurt, continued to load and fire with the precision ofa f i n is he d m a r k? :n .1 n. lie v.'as driven to sucli clo-e quar ters, however, by the British 00 bis right and left, he was compelled to retreat He had just one bullet left, and there was now but one way to escape, and that was through an orchard, and not one moment was to bo lost ; lie leveled his gun at the man near by, dropped the weapon, and the man was shot through the heart. Mr. Lock reached the brink of a steep hill, and throwing him self upon the ground tumbled down wards, rolling c.3 if mortally wound ed. In thi3 way he escaped unhurt. At the close of the war he moved to New Hampshire, where he resided until tho tirae of his death. He lived in seclusion aid died in peace. Our Dinner. En: 1 cople are quite imprcss- ! ed bv .bundanee of viands set ; nf)n ti,ft ,wr;n t.U nr..! rotW ' . - v.. .w... criticise t.'ie custom. They say that in providing for their table the Americans rarely consider what goes with what (of course there are the epicurean few who do Except tho Yankee "pork and bear..?," there seems to be no viands so wedded to vegetables as to be spoken of to gether, like the English "duck and green pea.?,"' "mutton and turnip?," etc. Generally speakiug, vegeta ble arc chosen haphazard, ar.d o carrots, or drijd beans cr t'.irni s. are as ottcn served with net; r. 3 n?.e?tion of the poultry as eternal fi:- nc-j" of tiihv:? sor-ni3 to trjuble the housekeeper. Then, not only is the unfitness of certain vegeta bles tor certain meats unthought of, but the vegetables themselves are served with, sublime disregard to harmony, and so peas and aspara gus, and summer squash and pota toes, often fir.d themselves check by jov.t on one piate. from lour to six vegetables are often served at once, and two merely are consider ed by any but very fashionable people to be a very mean sort of a dish. Tomatoes, i:t some form or other, nre invariably on the table when in season, and . more often than not canned, even in whiter. Many of the methods in which po tatoes are prepared are quae known to English people. fr it. -covers) Her Child. About two years ago the wife of John Cunningham, of San Francis co, cbtiincd a divorce from her hus band on tho ground of ill-treatment, and the daughter, t years of age, was given to the mother. She was abducted by the father, causing the mother great distress. The father was traced to Portland, Oregon, and from there to the town of Dayton, where he was known by the nam-; John Coleman. The brother of Mrs. Cunningham wont to Dayton, but the fugitive had gone to Paget Sound. On reaching the latter place his search proved ineffectual, but a newspaper dispatch, telling of tho drowning of John Coleman, put the pursuer on the track. On reach ing Port Townscnd lie found the poor ehiiil unprotected by the death of her father, and a joyful reunion v.' ith her mother at San Francisco scon lodowed. Women that have been bedridden for years have been entirely cured of female weakness by the use of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com pound. Send to Mrs. Lydi.t E. Pinkham, 2di Western Avenue, Lynn, Mass., for pamphlets. 'Clara Belle," the famous fashion scr says that during tho coming season ladies will wear nothing but longitudinal striped hose. The pnnter mast hare overlooked a page t)f her copy cor.tiir.ing a list of the other apparel, . - .... There is a kitten ia Providence which has succumbed to tliccharms of modem civilization. It chews tobjCCO. It will be tho fliohioa this sum mer to be picturesque, and the man with a fine frame will have the ad vantage. After a boy stumps his toe the next thing he generally ikies is to 'Lcclit' Pcruna is not an .1 fixed fact; a si convince you. experiment but ;do bottle will It sounds very fishy to allude to a pair of freckled sisters as a brace of speckled lieauties. It requires a man of considerable push to earn his living with a wheel barrrow. "Heroism is cheap," said the other day. "What the a man world nis common sense.' iYruna cured my daughter's sore eyes after occulists hud failed. C. F. Seh reader, Allegheny City. Death from intoxication in Chicc go is called "whiskycide. TT