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Frost burg Mining Journal
J. B. ODER ft BRO.y ELEVENTH.YEAR.-NUMBER 30. Miscellaneous Advertisements. notice! " MR. JOHN STOOD ART is the author ised nffcnt for the Pittsburg Labor Tribune for this sectioß. All persona wishing to sotlls their subscriptions or re saw the same,can do so by calling on him at JOHN CHAMBERS’ store. [Oct 8 DR. C. C. JACOBS, PEAOTITIONEH OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY OFFICE in Paul’s Opera House build ing, Main street, Froslburg, Md. CHARGES TEBY REASONABLE. Oct aa-y _____ proßorlbod It to ,00t patient®. oaWwhom roctryorwd or wore ruueft Improved. ■■■■■ n I'MnuN a Mn be tnko* by rrery one—tbe fouaf, the —to* mg, the bEbo - and the mother. JBIHBnvaNHMRHMiHBi Pebuma Unfl agniSwltb the patient. - It •leausftE toe qrvtua of All its Imparities, toMfl toe stomach, roaoUtofl too keert, an- " , lcwlaitbecr*tloiti®f th® liv*r, Btrooffthenn too mervee and i iivlfomtoe tbe bwtln. ■■■■l I'AUL'NA is too greatest anpctlrer, msTes _ blood, aud to Wto Womry and tired from the - tolls end eore# of toe it jdves sweet And - refreshing sleep. |MnnSaHIHHIHaHHi - Pkbuma should betakenLr every body De- - fere eac* meaL when well, to prevent eick ■ mvw; when fdfk, to care, ilOOf wUI be paid - for a onmi It will act euro or help. ■■■■l I* snuff als oompueod of ail vegetable Infir- “ . dieata; each . [S U stomach to digest any article of food. ■■■■l - Ft>r a book which will enable you to treat . ▼ourself, address 8. U. HARTMAN t CO., - OSDOBN. Ohio. Always regulate the bowels - and pem e organs wl th miflMMUfl Dec 8-y Valuable Testimonials. Catarrh. Mt. Savaoe, Allegany County, ) October 24tli, 1881. J Dear Sir ;—This certifies that I had for years been differing with Cstsrrh in the head anJ Bronchitis, and had tried seven doctors, at different times, but got no re lief from any of them. I saw your circu lar aud concluded to give you a trial, which I did to my satisfaction, for I am now a well man. Some of (be physicians in fact gave me up as incurable, tor I v. us spitlin;' blood; had a heavy cough and always felt like going to sleep. I have ured your medicines ns you directed and found them the only medicines that gave me any relief. I remain yours with respect, Tiieouokr Hall. Consumption, Lonaconino, Aug. 18,1881. Dr. J. Ru/tl—l am very proud to inform you that I feel a great deal better in health since I began taking your medicine. Pool ing more comfortable aud easy—l expect to be able to come up and visit you in a few weeks. It I become ill again I will let you know by letter. I remain yours respectfully, John Young. Washington, D. C., Oct. 18,1881. Dr. Buhl -.—Dear Sir— I suppose you think I am very neglectful in not writing to you about my health. As tills is the first chance I have hsd I hasten to write you a few lines, and as wo have gone in business it takes all our time away from us or I would have written sooner. I am feeling vary well since I’ve been home. 1 only sough onoe in a while; 1 have some of the medicine yet. I think in a short time 1 will bo cured. Very respectfully, Mus. Rose Kozrl, No. 1818 14th Street, N. W. Catarrh with Asthma aud Bronchitis. Wkstkrnport, Md,, Aug. 37,1881 Dn. J. ‘Rciil— Dear Sir— l am fecl.ng sonic better; the Asthma I think is a great deal better; I have nut had a full attack oi it lor over a week, but I still spit up con siderable of that green stuff. I think my head is bettor. 1 have a little more than half of medicine yet. 1 have slept moie since I have been taking yonr remedy than 1 did for two mouths previous, aud I cannot help but tell you that I feel greatly improved. My shoulders are bettor; Ido not feel so much soreness about them. My faith ia still firm in your remedy, and 1 trust tliat God may bless you and crown you with success wherever you may go. Your* respectfully, Oliver C. Fazbnbaeeii. Catarrh and Dyspepsia. FaosTiiuua.MD., Oct. 9,1881. Dr. J. Ruhl—l was taken with a severe headache which continued for about five weeks; there was something in my nostril —it would neither go up uur down ; alter taking the second or third dose of yom medicine I felt relieved. 1 also had pains in my stomach and side and everything 1 ate disagreed with mu; now I can eat any thing. My stomach for a while felt us It il was on fire but your medicine relieved me in *ne week. You have done mu more ?;ood than ail 1 have tried and 1 think in r ew weeks I will be entirely cured. Yours truly, Henry E. McKenzie. Asthma aud Dyspepsia. Lonaconino, Aug. 23,1881. Dr. J. Rciil—Dear Sir —l feci a good deal improved since 1 began taking yom medicine. I have bad no coughing, and rest well at night; 1 am able to do justice at the table at meal time. I will coll soon and have a talk with you. Yours respectfully, Joseph Prkslet. Heart Disease. Barton, Oct. 20,1881. Dear Doctor— My boy is on the mend now, and has been getting better ever since he has been taking medicine of you. Ashford Warnick. Borden Shaft, Oct. 7,1881. On the 15th of July, 1880, I was taken sick with a pain in my Icit side near my heart; I suffered terribly for over a year and all I could get done me no good; 1 became worse and the doctors could uol tell wbal was the matter. Purple spats formed nil around my waist and I was in very bad health. On August 1,1881,1 went to Dr. Ruhl and stated my cose to him; be told me it was the Heart Disease, and gave me some medicine which 1 took and hefro one week I felt relieved, and now feci ns weil as I ever did. I thank Dr. Ruhl for saving my life as no other physician could do me any good, when 1 went to him I was at onoe relieved. Not 19- if Mary E. Wilhahs. Miscellaneous Advertisements. Property for Sale. 7? HOUSES AND LOTS in Froslburg O for saIe—CHEAP 1 Must bo sold I Feb 18—tf JAMES KANE, Agent. x BLACKSMITHS MM Send for Circular and Prices |0 OP TIP Mff Cheapest Bench Brill j JwjL L In tbe world. Hundreds in | use. Address, Seneca Tool Works, Jan2B-Cm Dundee, N. Y. f Christmas Goods, Buy YourJ chrilt .„ mh BUY YOUR Bridal Presents of W. F. A. WOODCOCK, QQ BALTIMORE ST., Cumberland, OO Md., next door to 8d National Bank. Watches, Jewelry, Silverware, Necklace*, King*, dec. A Magnificent Stock! LOW PRICES! ty Please call early and avoid tbe rush. [Dec 10—4 m Fine Dentistry. DR. L. B. WILSON’S NEW SYSTEM OF EXTRACTING TEETH WITHOUT PAIN, No. 17 North Liberty Street, CUMBERLAND, HD. BEAUTIFUL and durable operations on Natural Teeth. Bad breath cured. Artificial Teeth inserted without covering the entire palate. Light, natural and com fortable artificial appliances for sunken cheeks, and facial delurmi'ies. Old loose and broken acts repaired while waiting. Office open every night until 10 o’cloca. Fifteen years of practical experience and a graduate of the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Feb 11-y THOMAS’ Boot, Shoe, Hat and Cap EMPORIUM. The Latest Novelties in Boots and Shoes are now displayed on my counters. Every style of GENTLEMEN’S HATS AMD CAPS AT LOW PRICES. I also keep constantly on hand a large supply of Leather and Sboe Find logs. An inspection of my stock before purchasing is requested. TRUNKS A SPECIALTY. WILLIAM THOMAS, Main street, Froslburg, Md. I3TAgent for the Peerless Remington Sewing Machine. [May7-tf CATARRH Sanford’s Radical Cure. The Great American Balsamic Distil latiqji of Witch Hazel, American Pine, Canadian Fir, Marigold, Clover Blossom, etc., For the Immediate Relief and Permanent Cure of every form of Catarrh, from a simple Head Cold or Influenza to the Loss of Smell, Taste and Hearing, Cough, Bronchitis, and Incipient Consumption. Indorsed by Physicians, Chemists, and Medical Journals throughout the world, as the only complete external and internal treatment. One bottle Radical Cure, one box Ca tarrhal Solvent and Sanford’s Inhaler, all in one package, of all druggists for sl. Ask for Sanford’s Radical Cure. "WEEKS & POTTER, Aprl-lm Boston. PAKKEK'B HAIR BALSAM. This elegant dressing k preferred by those who have used it, to any on ac of its superior and purity. contains materials only that are beneficial to the scalp and hair and always Restores she Youtkful Color to Grey or Faded Hair Parker’s Hair Balsam ia finely perfumed and is warranted to prevent falling of the hair and to re move dandruu and itching. Hiscox & Co., N.Y. tOc. and $1 ilict, at dealer* in drug* and medicine*. PARKER’S ' GINGERTONIC A Superlative Health aud Strength Restorer. If you are a mechanic or farmer, worn out with overwork, or a mother run down by family or house hold duties try Pakkbk's Ginger Tonic. If you are a lawyer, minister or business man ex hausted by mental strain or an xious cares, do not take intoxicating stimulants, but use Parker’s Ginger Tonic If you have Consumption, Dyspepsia, Rheuma ism, Kidney Complaints, or any disorder of the lungs, stomach, bowels, blood or nerves,Parkkr’s Ginger Tonic will cure you. It is the Greatest Blood Purifier lUid the Bast and Surest Cough Cure Ever Used. If you are wasting away from age, dissipation or any disease or weakness and require a stimulant take Ginger Tonic at once; it wilt Invigorate and build you up from the first dose but will never intoxicate. It has saved hundreds of lives; it may save yours. • CAUTION!—Refuta all *ub*ttttttM. Parker’* Ginger Tonic U compoitd of the lust remf Jlal%genU In tb* world, sad laeaUrtiy different from preparation* of glnpr aloo*. Bead for circular to Uitoox ft Co., N. Y. 60c. ft |1 Ui. at dealer* in drug*. GREAT SAVING BUYlflw DOLLAR SIZE. s I delightful perfume exceedingly popular. There I is not iking like It* Insist upon having Flores* 1 I toh Cologne and look for signature of | ■on ct tiy bottls. Any dragglit of dealer in perfumer/ ■ can lunplr you. St and 75 cent *lm*. April X-tf, A-NT INDEPENDENT PAPER. FROSTBURG, ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND, SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1882. JMert fortni. . TUB WORKMAN'S WOOINO. I know that my hands may be hard and rough, That my cheeks may be worn and pale; But my heart is mada of good, sound stuff, That never will falter or fall; And though in tbe world with my mates I stand, j To share in tbe battle of life, I I take thee, my girl, by the dainty band, As my own, my sweet,bonny wife. Though never a jeweled wreath may span The curia on tby beautiful brow, I’ll pledge thee my heart and troth as a man, ■ And love thcc forever as now. Aud though the bright dreams of Lore’s sunny prime Too often the future belie, The steep hills of life together we’ll cllml> And conquer onr fate—thou and I. My coat may be poor, my words be but few, Yet there’s never an ermined King Can offer his Queen a present more true Than mine of a heart and a ring; That tiny gold link, with which we may bind Our hearts in one common bond, And rear us a home, where happiness shrined, May dwell with affection moat fond. > What more would we seek f What more would we havef What mo re could fair nature bestow, If, oi all the gifts, wo ventured to crave The richest that mortals might know f For aye, dearest girl, shall our wedded love Flash, star-like atop of our life; And never will I a base traitor prove To my heart, my home, or my wife. FROM THE CAPITAL. Washington, D. C., March 29,1882. To the Mining Journal: The dull and miserable weather prevailing here during the past fort night had no corresponding effect on public matters or the ceaseless ener gies of onr public men. Appoint ments were made as usual and the contest for place and position was and still remains unabated. Tbe Star Route cases, like the ka leideosoopes, are honslantly presenting new aspects. A. M. Gibson, who, by the way, nsed to edit the Uniontown (Pa.) Genius of Liberty, after the late war and since acquired notoriety as correspondent of the New York Sun, and manipulator of testimony for the late Potter Committee, and W. A. Cook, a noted lawyer here, for merly a preacher, have recently sev ered their connection with the gov ernment side of the cases. Oook was the leading lawyer under Garfield and McVeagh, and Gibson his chief detective. Bliss, a lawyer-politician and intimate with the President, is the manager under Arthur and Brewster. Bliss and Oook could not agree and Cook went into retirement, carrying with him a very peculiar but plainly-worded lecture on pro fessional ethics from the Attorney- General. How the notorious cases Will terminate 1 have not the temer ity to predict. There have been exciting scenes in the lower House during the enrrent session. One of the most exciting I ever witnessed in that theatre of his torical events took place on last Wed nesday, when MoLane, of Maryland, boldly lassoed the Speaker of the House .or a violation of its rules am) the privileges o( its members in un dertaking without its order to tepri mand a member for words spoken in debate. He was not brought to hia knees, however, until the followitg day, when the reporters had all gene and consequently the newspaper no tice of tbe affair wa- meagre. Mooney, of Mississippi, was the one he under took to reprimand, and when the member arose to protest the Speaker insisted on his right to do so. McLans then rose to a question of privilege, and the -Reeorcfdisolosea, amongothers, the following proceedings: Mr.McLane—Aod I have read the lan guage of tbe Chair, addressed to a member of this House, which is in my judgment a breach of the privilege of thia House, and I submit to the Chair that any member of this House who submitted to hie reprimand ■ would bo unworthy to hold a seat on this floor. [Applause.] Ttie Speaker. —The gentleman from Mary land may measure by some peculiar stan dard the privileges of members. Mr. Me Lane —l measure them by the rules of the House, to which the Chair I* equally beuud witli the members thereof. These rules (and he held them np before the Speaker) constitute the law of the House, and the Chair violates the privi leges of the House m violating these rules.. 1 ask to have them read. This wu Jon#, but the Speaker ■till stoutly raaiitained his position, and the excitement became intense, . the members on both sides crowding i down towards the area in front, the people in the galleries rising to their feet, the Speaker excited, but McLane standing in his place, cool, resolute, and unmoved. Ben, Bnlterworth, of Ohio, here came to the rescue and said: I rise to a parliamentary inquiry. I do not understand the Chair to bold that it has a right, in a technical seme, to repri mand a member without the consent of the House. The Chair was too obtuse to perceive the point so ingeniously laid in this inquiry by his brilliant friend and colleague and re-aseerted his claim. At this point a motion was made and carried to adjourn, which was done amid great excitement, McLane being warmly congratulated by bis col leagues. e The question was called up again by McLane on the following day and resolutions were introduced by young Kenna, of West Virginia, vindicating tbs privileges of members and the rules of the House. The Speaker in the meanwhile had been brought to his senses and said he did not use the word reprimand in a teohnioal sense, but only in its ordinary cense to “check” or "repress” a member when out of order, and there was nothing in the resolutions for which he, himself would not vole. After this frank admission Mr. Kenna said that with that statement he was content, and if the Speaker had been so understood by his side of the House there would have been no occasion for drafting the resolutions, and he thereupon gracefully withdrew them amid applause, The Anti-Polygamy bill gave rise to animated discussion and that on Chintse Immigration to an extended and brilliant debate. Anon. ipuanwg. SOME NSW aEOORAPI!Y. "Of what is the surface of the earth composed ?" "Of corner lots, mighty poor roads, railroad tracks, bass ball grounds, cricket fields and skating rinks.” “What portion of the globe is water ?” "About three-fourths. Sometimes they add a little giu and nutmeg to it." "What is a town ?” "A town is a considerable collection of houses and inhabitants, with four or five men to 'run a party' and lend money at 15 per cent, interest. "What is a oity ?" "A oity is an incorporated town, with a Mayor who believes that the whole world shakes when he happens to fall flat on a cross-walk.” "What is commerce ?" “Borrowing $5 for a day or two and dodging the lender for a year or two.” “.Name the different races.” "Horse race, boat race, bicycle race, and racing aronnd to find a man to endorse your note.” "Ictto how many classes is mankind divided ?" “Six; being enlightened, civilized, half-civilized, savage, too utter, not worth a cent and Indian agents.” . “What nations are called enlight ened ?” “Those which have had the most wars and the worst laws and pro duced the worst criminals.” “How many motions ha* the earth ?” “That’s according to how ycu mix your drinlts and which way you go home.” “What is the earth axis?” "The lines passing between Now York and Chicago." "What oausae day and night ?" ''Day is censed by night getting tired out. Night ie caused by every body taking the street car and going heme to supiper." “What is a map?” “A map iis a drawing to show the jury when, Smith stood when Jones gave him < , lift under the eye.” "What is a mariner's compass ?" “A ju/; holding four gallons,''— Detroit [Free Prett. "Whk n I publicly testify that I had been cured of a terrible skin hu mor by the Outioura Remedies, I did so that others might be cured, and do not n igret the time given to an swering inquiries."—Hon, Wm. Tay lor. Boat on. A FRIENDLY GAMS. “Say mister I” said a tall, sunburned mm with a wide brimmed hat, and he edged hii way into the managing editor'e room yesterday afternoon. "Sey, mister, do you know anything about keards?" "Why, yes,” responded the editor. "I know how to play 'everlasting' and 'old maid,' and things of that kind; why ?” “That’s juet what I want to ask you about. Now, in playing ‘old maid,' suppose the man who holds the aoe antes and passes on the draw, whose bet ie it 7" “That isn’t the way I play it," ■aid the editor. “In my game the player who has a queen after the other cards are played is the 'old maid."’ “Perhaps it is 'everlasting' that I’m thinking of,” mused the stranger. “Suppose in ‘everlasting’ you should catch an old maid on the draw and when the rest of the keards was played you found you had not filled. What then ?” “I don't see how that question could arise in that game," said the editor. "Maybe vou are talking of the game called 'poker.” "‘Poker ?’what’s that” asked the stranger looking up in innocent sur prise. “That's where they aces and lulls and that sort of thing.” "Do you know how to play it, stranger?” asked the tall man draw ing out a pack of cards. “Will you show me how ?” The editor tan over the cards aad dealt two hands rapidly. "Now," he explained, "two pairs beat one pair, three ot a kind beat two pair, a flush beats threes, and fours of a kind beat a flush. What have yon got?” The stranger laid down a mixed hand as the editor explained that it was worthless, as his own hand held a pair. "Lemme deal ’em once” said the stranger, running them off clumsily. “Five each ?" "Yes,” said the editor, seeing that he had gotten hold of a sharper and making up his mind to teach him a lesson. "Five each.” "Now, what do we do?” asked the sharper. “If we are belting, I’d ante a dol lar and you’d cover it with two. Then if I wanted to come in I'd plank another dollar, and then " “Hold on I hold on I don't go so fast. You put up two dollars at different times and I put two all at once. That's it?" “Yes, and then we draw." “Let's try it once, for fun, if you don't mind," said the sharper with unnatural eagerned?, “All right,” smiled the editor, and he threw two dollars on the table, which were promptly covered. “Now, you say we draw. How many do I take ?" "You may take what you like, I don't want any," replied the editor. “I stand pat 1" "Then I'll take one keard. Do we bet know ? ’ "Yes.” The stranger bot cautiously, and the editor raise! him, ami was seen until there was sls wagered, though there wvs no money up beyond the ante. “I reckon 1 won’t bet any more, Mid the stranger timidly—“who beats?” aad belaid down four “1 bent you," said the managing editor, amt he laid doau .* etiaight flush. "You owe m sl6 ' The etranger looked at the cards semo time, and then dashed hi fist down on the table. “You played fair did ye ? “I did,” Slowly the stranger pulled out a greasy wallet and laid down a S2O bill. The editor gave him the change, and the man went out, still running over tho cards and wondering how it happened. "I thought hs was a sharp and he’s only a flat," said the editor, explain ing tho circumstance to the cashier, as he handed in the S2O for charge. “Like to oblige you, old boy," said the cashier, “but that S2O is a coun terfeit." Parties having business with ths managing editor for a week or two i will please come armed. The ancient Scandinavians cele . bratei days of death with rejoicing and those of birth with mourning. SLIP PINO OUT WITH THE TIDE. Old Sam King, the smuggler of San Francisco, is no more. The old rea dog raseed away so quietly that it was by the merest accident that a re porter, while sauntering along the water front yesterday, heard the news of the veteran's death. The informa tion was given by an cld man in a blue shirt, who waa energetically scrubbing one of the wharves on Berry street with a bloom. “You see that saloon across tbe way 1” said the scavenger. ‘‘There’s where old Sam died. He was in there talkin' to aome one, and the first thing they knew he gave a moan and says: ‘Boys, I'm goin’ ; the anchor's up.” “We carried him over to cue of Alexander's sheds, where he used to sleep. He braend up a little after we laid him on the bed, and asked how the tide was, and when I told him 'twas running in, he cays, T guess I’ll slip out when the tide turns.’ To ward evening he wandered like, and. thought he was out at sea, and kept giving orders about settin' the stu'n sails. The last thing he says was, ‘Jim, Inff her up, an’ give him a broad ' side if he tries to board us.’ I went over to the drug store to get some thing for him, and when I got back he was dead. Nobody had noticed him go off, but I looked out at the ships, and I’m blamed if they wasn't all swinging around with the turn cl the tide.” A Case roR Charity. —One of De troit's millionaires was walking homs *ard yesterday when he encountered a lime man with a greasy paper in his hand. As the pair came to a halt the lame man asked : “Will you dome the favor to read this paper ?" “Can’t do it—left my eye glasses home," was the reply. “Then I will state the contents to yon.” “No use—no use. I'm so deaf that I couldn't catch more than one word out of three." “I'm a poor man with a wooden leg, sir.” "Yes—l see—l t.se. Lots of poor men with no wooden legs. You are lucky sir, and I congratulate you. Must have cost you fifty dollars, and I presume it is a nice leg." “If you had any clothes, sir." “Yes, but I haven't." “Or old boots." “I m wearing my old boots you see. You are just six months too early to get ’em.” “I haven't Lad a meal sinse yes terday." “Nor I, either. We are cleaning house, and for the last three days I've had to eat a cold Innch off the piano.” "Then you couldn’t spare a niok el ?" , “Hotr can I? Ain’t I walking home because I havn't money to ride on the car 7” "Is that so? Then we’re both Lard np." . “Of course we are." “And being you’re the worst off i here's a cold sausage I got at the heuse below, and here's a Dickie to ride on the carl I tell yon, sir, us 1 poor folks ba* got to have more pity i (or the rich and do better by 'em or i we'll all go to the poor house I" ’ The glory aud happiness ol a city I eon'isls not in the number, but tbe character of its population. Of all 1 | tho fine art- in a ulty, the grandest is Ithourtof forming noble and grand ' I specimens cf humanity. The oostli -1 est productions of our maaufitoturere ire cheap compared with a wise and goodly human being. A city which 1 should practically adopt the principle that a man is worth more chan wealth or show, would place itself at the head of the cities. A city in which a 1 man should ba trained worthy of the * name, would become the metro] oils of tho earth. Always Refreshing. —A deli aioue odor is imparted by Floreston Cologne which is always refreshing, ! no matter how freely used. • The Knights of Labor ought to be , supported by printers on morning newspapers. They know moie about I nights of labor than the geniality of ■ people.—Baltimore Every Saturday. Catarrh. —Relief in five minutes in every case ; gratifying, wholesome, } relief beyond a money value. Cure begins trom first application, and is - rapid, radical snd permanent. Ask g for Sanford's Radical cure, comlete for sl. Proprietors. WHOLE NUMBER, 550 leave op absence. On Monday morning (say* a Pari* correipondont) a clerk applied to hie superior for permission to be absent for forty-eight boors on some family affairs, and received an affirmative answer. However, he did not ap pear daring the whole of the week, and no one knew to what oanse to attribute hie absence. On the fol lowing Monday he reappeared at the regular hour. "Well, Mosieor,” demanded hi* su perior, why have you stayed away all this week ?" "Yon sir,” replied the olerk, "gave me permission.” “I gave yon leave for forty-eight hours only, and not for six days.' "I beg your pardon sir," answered the young man, "I have only taken the exact time \hich yon granted me. We work here eight hours a day, and six times sight are forty eight. I certainly had no occasion to ask your permission for the night any more than for the hour I do not owe to the administration." This was logical; bat since that day the chief specifies by adminis trative hours the duration of the leave he grants. Bovs Will Be Boy*. —An ex change says a boy will tramp 247 miles in one day on a rabbit hunt, and be limbe- in the evening; when if you ask him to no across the street and borrow Jones' two-inch augtr be will bo as stiff ae a meat blook. Of com ee he will. And ha will go swim ming all day and stay in the water three Lours at a time and splaih and dive and paddle and puff, and next morning he will feel that an unmeas ured insult haa been offered him when he is told by his mother to wash his face carefully ao as not to leave the score of the ebb and flow so plain to bo seen under the gills. And he'll wander around a dry creak bed all tie afternoon piling up a pebble fort nnd nearly die off when his big sister wants him to please pick up a basket of ships for the parlor stove. And he will spend the biggest part of the day trying to corner a stray mule or a bald-backed horse fur a ride, and leel that all life's charmes have Usd when it conics time to drive the cows home. And he'll turn a ten-acre lot up-side dowu for leu inches for and wish for the voiceless tomb when the garden demands his attention. But all the same, wh*a yon want a friend who will stand by you and sym pathies with you and be true to ycu in all kinds of weather, enlist one of those same boys. Her face was pale aud firm ss‘. It almost wore a livid look which reminded Duane of somebody run ning an icicle in behind bis shirt collar. "Ah, good evening, lone, my heart’s—” "Mits Wapello, if you please, sir. She is not at home to Mr. St. Vitue, and ia right on the ej olto tell him ao." "Why—er—do I wako or am I rattled? What’a the cause of this washout in your young affections?” "Yon sent me a 1 valentine?' “I—well, yes, I suppose ' I did.” "You sealed it up tight in a 1 big paper box?" “Same valentine, by Jove !" "Yes, aud I was obliged to pay fifty two cents postage to get a job lot of paper lace, two vermil ' lion hearts strung on a green arrow i and the picture of a Nanfoh girl standing on a July thunder cloud, i Goid evening.”' The door closed m h:s face with a dull, heavy thud. Like a iuin in a dream Dnnne St. Vitns passed clown thoetreet, Draw ing near to a bookstore he went in aud paid bis last nickel for a copy of the U. S. postal laws. The grandeur of the Mississippi is spokeu of, which in width now squala the famous Amazon. But it should uot be forgotten that its grandeur is built upon the ruined homes cf thousands of our follow citiasns, while under its breadth of waters are miles and miles of devastatsd farms. A Varied Performance. —Many wonder how Parkers' Ginger Tonio can perform such varied cures, think ing it essence of ginger, when in fact it ia made from many valuable med icines which act beneficially on every diseased organ. i .—— "My name is Somerset,"writes a , punster. "I am a miserable bachelor, i “I cannot marry; for how could I prevail on a young lady, possessed of i the el.ablest notion of delicacy, (o turn a Somerset ?"