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Orange County observer. [volume] (Hillsborough, N.C.) 1880-1918, March 18, 1882, Image 1

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for a surety, the remaining 1.4U0 , this place with that "which my wife will
Blue-Blood ed JDocal
Wheii tUe letsons and ra.slca are a!i endel,
Anl the school for the lay M dismissed,
And tbe little ones eat tier round me
To bid me 44 j'M nigh:" and be kidse J ;
oh, the little white aniid that enrirc.e
My ne It in a tender embrace!
'h; the smiles that are halos of heaven,
sij-J'tiutf huu-.hiue and love on my face 1
And when they are gue I wit dreaming
f my hiMriool. too lovc'jr to last;
Of love thnt my heart will remember,
When it wake to the aw of the part,
Kre the world and us wu ktdnehH ma-It-me
A .artner of Harrow and Bin, .
When the glory of 't w.is a'out me,
And the glory of jrladm.'iM wtfhio.-
Oh, my heart grows weak as woman',
And fountaim of feelios, will flow,
When I thiuk of the paths hteep andjstony
Where the f-et of the dear ones iuut go;
c! the mcun!aji3 of ic hiiigiug o'er them,
Of the temi e-t of fate blowing wild ;
oh, there's nothing on each half so holy
As (he Innocent heart of a child !
They are IdoU of heart and of households,
They are angela of heart In disguine,
Hid Hunllght Htill hleei'S In their tresses,
HU glory still beams in their eyes;
Oh, those truautH from earth and from heaven,
' '1 hey have made me more manly and talld,
And I now know how Jesus could liken
The kingdom of Ood to a child.
Tin: three greens.
Shortly , after the Crimean war, an
individual whose right arm encased in
splints and hung in a sling, entered a
magnificent jewelry shop, the propiie
tor of which was a Mr. James ' Green.
The stranger had that in hi3 appearance
which is generally styled distingue; his
carriage and garb revealed the military
veteran and his manners the finished
gentleman. At the door halted an ele
gant cabriolet, and the good taste of its
owner was made apparent by the plain
but noat livery of the groom and the
choice trapping of the handsome
blooded horse.
Thu stranger stated that he was desi
roua ut procuring a complete silver table
service, rich, solid and elegant with but
little ornamentation. Could Mr. Green
prepare uch a one for him? The gold
smith answered, of course, in the affirmative-sand
showed several patterns to
his visitor; who then described very
minutely the stylo in which he wished
the articles to bo made, ami asked" by
what time they could be ready. At the
same time, he insisted on punctuality,
saying ho must use the set at a reception
he would soon give at his new residence
m Leicester square. Green promised
to have it done iu three weeks, and then
the two parties discussed the terms.
'.The jeweler very carefully made all
his calculations and demanded 1,200.
The stranger thought a few moments
then sfiid he had determined upon get
ting a service at a cost of JC1,M)0, and
reruchtcd Mr. Green to add as many
more pieces to the set as would fix the
price at that .sum. Mr. Green thanked
for his mark of conlid-
ence, and inquired of him to whose re
commendation he owed his patronage.
"No one has recommended you to
me," replied the stranger.
The jeweler looked up in surprise. The
when I call for the service." I
Mr. Green accented the proffer with
prof use thanks.
'You need not thauk me." the officer
interrupted. "As I remarked, I always
have a way of my own, from which I
never like to deviate. Now do me the
favor to take my partmonnaie from my
coat pocket; my unfortunate Balaklava
wound'! the Colonel again winced with
pain "has maimed my right hand and
arm completely."
Mr. Green expressed his sympathy in
the warmest terms, carefully pulled the
portmonnaie from the veteran's coat
pocket, opened it at his desire, and from
I four or five new notes took one. which
- .
the Colonel requested him to keep. Mr.
Green wrote off a receipt and placed it
in the old pjcketbook, which he care
fully restored to its resting -place. He
then assisted the Colonel to enter the
carriage, and the groom Colonel Green
could not drive on account of his injured
arm rapidly drove off in the direction
of Leicester square. The jeweler.thongh
much overjoyed, was a cautious busi
ness man, and notwithstanding the con
siderable deposit, proceeded to make
his safety certain.
In the "War List," he readily found
the name and rank of his customer, just
as they had been given, and from the
estate agent who rented out the splendid
mansion in Leicester square, he had
ascertained that it had recently been
occupied by Colonel James Green, of
the Guards, and that tho latter had
brought most excellent reccommenda
tions from his banker and sundry other
distinguished personages.
In the course of the three weeks, at
the end of which the set was to be done
the Colonel often came into the shop to
see howiihe work was going on, and. al
ways discoursed so affably with the
goldsmith that the latter could not find
sufficient words of praise for his genial
customer when speaking to others
about him. At last the service was
completed. It was placpd upon a largo
table in the counting room, and covered
with a cloth of blue velvet. Punctual
at the stipulated time in the afternoon,
Colonel Green entered the shop, his
elegant cabriolet with the blooded hor
ses remaining before the door in care of
the groom.
The officer stepped into the counting
room, and Mr. Green, swelling with
pride, lemoved the velvet cloth from the
service The Colonel, though usually a
quiet man, declared that it sui passed
his most sanguine expectations, and
greatly insisted upor paying the entire
1,500, and also upon the jeweler re
taining the deposit of 100 as a douceur
for the satisfaction he had given.
"You owe me no thanks, my dear Mr.
Green," warmly said the Colonel to the
delighted goldsmith. "Give me your
hand and again receive my heartf ul ac
knowledgement for this superb master
piece." The jeweler's beaming counteauce,on
grasping his namesake's hand, Can be
give you,"
The groom took the letter, bowed and
quickly drove off.
Fifteen minutes, a half hour, nearly
an hour passed away and Michael did
not return. The Colonel waxed impa
tient and wished that he had gone in
person for the money. The jeweler
essayed to tranquil ize him, but ineffect
ually. I have always regarded the fellow as
honest and trust worthy," said the Colo
nel, "and hare on several occasions in
trusted him with large sums of . money,
though, it is true, never with as much
as at this time. Fifteen hundred pounds
have proved to stroncr a- temptation for
m. -
him,'' Pulling out his magnificent gold
watch he continued: "I will wait just
seven and one-half minutes longer, that
is exactlv the time it takes to drive
hither from Leicester hquare."
The seven and a half minutes were
cone and the crroom did not come. The
Colonel could contain himself no long
Do me the favor, Mr. Green, to call
a cab," he said, in the greatest impa
"I shall go homo myself and will re
turn within half an hour,"
The cab was soon at th j door.
"Quick to Leicester square," cried
the Colonel to the coachman. "A half
crown extra if you will drive well.
The cab drove on as rapidly aa the
horses could go. Tho goldsmith mean
time had the service packed up, and
then waited for his patron's return. The
clock struck 6. 7. 8. 9. The Colonel
did not come,
must have detained him; but the jew
eler felt no anxiety, for had he not still
the service and a deposit of one hundred
Tired of waiting, at last he closed his
shop, at half after 9. and went home
His wife who had long been expecting
him, had grown sleepy and was slum
bering on a sofa. An open letter lay in
her lap. Mr. Green stepped lightly to
her, intending to awaken her with a kiss
when his eyes fell upon the letter.
"What is this?" he cried dnmbfound-
ed, as he recognized his own hand writ
ing and the letter which he had just
written for the "Colonel.
The reader can readily guess the se
qual and the connection.
True, there existed a Colonel Green
who had served In India and the Crimea
A Vonu'i Uttrt
Within the past half doxen vears therm
its grown up among sporting men and
gentlemen of leisure strange fancy for
imported or blue Wooded wttpr drm
There are many of the Improved ' species
m tue aenneia oi Wilmington gentlemen.
The majority of the imported dogs came
irom toe extensive kennels of Sir Percy
Llewellin a member of the British peerage
wu? naa acquired lame and fortune br
devtting his attention exclusively to the
improvement in the of setter doss. The
animals are brought directly to this country
generally to ew lork, In some cases to
Philadelphia, and there purchased through
agCBta by sportsmen. The prices paid, in
many instances, are astonishingly large.
ranging in a tew known instances as high
as JBa.uuo ior a single setter. . One . th ous-
ad dollars, however, is considered a high
figure, the latter sum, it is said, harm
been paid by a gentlemen in Philadelphia
for a noble specimen of the bluest blood.
The imported dogs have many points of
superiority over the native animals, diff
ering as much . from ', each .other as the
trained racer from the country road horse.
Blue blood if strong and fleet of hmb, has
long, fine hair, with a tendency to creep
at the ends, well colored, whatever that
means, and is warranted to watch his game
rain or shine, twice as long as the native
specimen. There are at least half a dozen
imported setters in the -possession of par
ties n this city, each of which cost over
$300. The best known man in the United
States in this line is Rene" Martin, the
dog trainer. Martin was formerly a
butcher, but the instinct born within him
was too strong, and he quickly drifted
into his natural sphere. As a trainer of
setter dogs, ranging from I00 to $200,are
a little extraavgant, but the owner of the
pup can rest assured that when he gradu
ates from Martin's careful and painstaking
hands he is accomplished in the highest
degree. .Martin's plan is simple. As
soon as the gunning season opens lie takes
Something unusualy ui8 does to some secluded hunting grounds
iu tun ouum. iiierc uc emuuumies niUl-
self and his pupils. Every day he hunts.
going out early in the morning and returns
only after dark. At the end of the season
his dogs have completed their education;
ico, have smoked tor a century, but they
were not accepted as illustrious examples.
wnen Jenny Ltsd came to this rountrr 1 leinme tee. said tne om mm mut:n
she taught the women cf that generation wiln at chin oa the top of hit cane and
w roit cigarettes. Barnum, if he will only jP"iog n the shrill falsetto vcice of age.
refer to his ledgers o that day, will find
tobacco and paper for Jenny lini among
many of his expense items.
"Charlotte Cush manwas averse to smok
ing at first, but she gradually overcome
her objections o the weed, and before the
curtain was rung down on her life could
smoke a cigar as readily an any person.
"Nillson smoked imported cigarettes.
. "Neilaop always smoked before retiring
ana u is no tecrvt tnat Ada Isaacs Menken
"it must De lorty seven a ears aince Ann
ifaria died, yet I can remember the very
gown she wore and the color of the long
curls that hung down over her shoulder
and the red oa her cheeks that was like a
winter apple 1 Dear me 1 she's never faded
a mite in all them years, but just sits there
a lookin' at me, as she did when I brought
her home. You see there : was a kind of
romance tew it, and I've often and offen
thought that if 1 had the power and could
Lady Cigarette Smokers.
strantrer. who had hitherto worn an air
of dignity almost amountiug to austerity better imagined than described.
now became more friendly and contin
ued :
"I am a soldier. I have served for
years in India, and more recently in the
Crimea. At Balaklava, I received a
severe wound in mv right anu and hand
which will, perhaps, disable the mem
ber for life. My patronage you owe to
your parents, grandparents, and in fact
to the whole line of your ancestors."
The jeweler was amazed aud bewild
ered. ' His parents and other ancestors
had long beeu dead, and could not have
referred the soldier to him. The latter
apparently enjoyed Mr. Green's per
plexity, and su'.iling continued.
T will mol-ii mvHi'lf ilnrr Y1inn
lh consequence of this unfortunate
wound" here a sudden twingo in his
arm made him start painfully "I was
compelled to leave the service, I resolv
tnl to settle in London. While riding
ont.the other day, I wss attracted by the
aplesranc of your splendidly furnished
. shop, but more so by the name on your
sign, for mine is precisely the same. To
this simple reason you owe the present
visit of Colonel James Green, of the
Grenadier Guards."
Tho jewele expressed his delight at
the honor of loing a namesake of bo
distinguished a warrior, and, after a few
more phrases, of this sort, conversation
reverted to the business in hand.
"May 1 now inform you," said the
. . jeweler, with some hesitation, "of the
conditions which must be generally
complied with previous to making a
, No, " said the Colonel, sharply. 'I
Lave my own way of doing I iiiseuess.
You and I do not know each other, and
although my order is not an uncom
monly large one, yet it amounts to a
sum which you cannot credit a stranger.
J will therefore pay you a 100 cash
df I could only get away from the noisy
crowd, now, and have a nice cigarette or
tiny cigar, not tco strong, but ust strong
enough, I would feel content."
The speaker was a lady widely known
in society and moves in the first social cir
cles m New York; the scene was a Forty-
nnn street reception: time, a few evenings
ago, and the person addressed, a reporter.
"You look astonished!'- half queried the
society woman, "just as though you do not
gl'47e me, and also look shocked at the
mere suggestion of my smoking. Really,
l must say that you are living far behind
your age and day, if you do not know that
seven women out of ten smoke nowadays
with relish every whit as keen
has smoked as many as twenty strong ci- rile 11 ont t would read beautifuller than a
gars a day. v vow, me lact was Ann Maria had another
The ladies nowon the stage who I D5au but that ain't no wonder for she was
moke are legion. Emma Abbott smokes tne smartest and prettiest and best girl in
Vanity Fair ; Patti prefers Spanish che- hul1 country side, but what I mean,
roots : Sarah Bernhardt, has a into a collee. he had favored him ever to Utile, afore 1
tion of meerschaum pipes and cigar hold-1 come around, and began keepin her com
ers; Mary Anderson, Fanny Davenport P oiks kind or coupled their names
and Lotta love mild cigarettes, and Kate
uiaxton, Alice Oates, Mme. Janauschek,
Minnie Palmer, and nine out of every ten
of the leading women ot New York thea
tres are confirmed smokers.
"Before Whitelaw Reid was married.
Anna Dickinson and he were wont to get
together and Jpuff fragrant lis vanas in a
manner half Bohemian, half assthetic
like," ,
logciaer, ana some oi em, to Douier me,
hinted that she cared a heap for him. Why,
you'd orler tew her seen him ! He was
slim and flue as a lady, and wore gaiter
shoes, and had holler eyes es if he'd never
had qoite enuff to eat Ann Maria care
for him! why, the girl had sense and
knew the dlfTtrenoe atween a feller as
straight as a sapling with a color like knew
mahogany, and such a melancholy looking
The reporter looked a Doubting Thomas BPcinien as that. Besides, I hed a mor
W .1 y-v . I am Mb n k. l.l & . . 1 1 i w
wuue iue society vjueen went on to assert
that before many years cirar stores for la
dies would become as plentiful as saloons
that derive an income from the extrava
gant habits contracted by man. What
further secrets she would have divulged
in connection with this subject will never
be known, as her hand was claimed for a
dance by one of the Knickerbocker
VI an just dying for a tmcke, were
he pasting words as she floated away.
"There are many ladies among my cus
tomers, " stated a tooacconist on the fol
lowing day. "They call as though pur
chasing a present for husband or sweet
heart, ofttimes make many pretty little
excuses, and all the while their hps are
enacting a silcn t pantomime. It has not
gage on the old homered, and Ann Maria's
father owed me money, but 1 did right by
them I teid her ef she married me I'd
deed the whole thing back to her, and 1
did. Well, me was married, and we, mada
as purty. a couple as you ever saw in your
Jife. Ann Maria had ascltin' out of china
and linen, and I provided the hou?c, snd
folks said I had the best wife a max. ever
had in the world, and I'd got
everything just as I wanted it, and s'postd
it would alwas be so; but from the day we
were married my wile failed in health and
spirits, and in six months I buried her
folks said it was connumption, but it
didn't run in the family. I was blind and
full of pride then but "I've thought
since, "here the old msn lowered his voice,
"that mebbe all the time she loved that
been a fortnight since a lady was run down hite-faced chap as I despijed; a woman's
by a coach near the corner of Broadway leart found out, is a, queer thing,
and Eighteenth street. Iler muff rolled love K08 where It is sent, but if she
to one side, and when picked up a broken ant married dq from a mistakened
package of cigarettes fell out. Young girls 86080 wf duly why u 'Te Kot to y""
learn to smoke as readily as a parrot learns ve Dea punished, too, for I loved her I
to chatter or a duck learns to swim. One riP 1 never felt it as much as I did
night last summer a young friend of mine I wben 1 w her lymg white and ptacelul
called on a couple of young ladies at their
residence, lie produce! cigars and pre
vailed upon them to join him in a smoke.
The lights were lowered and the fun be
gan. In the course of minutes one of the
beginners began to feel a weebit strange.
Presently the other wished that she bad
not attempted to smoke, and then in a few
moments each fenaeined herself seasick
and far from land. It is safe to assert
hat neither of the young ladies has since
had a desire to smoke."
every wnu as Keen as any
and had been wounded j at Balaklava, I smoking man one sees on Broadway during
im lml iwittwl ill a hmiRA m T,AiAstAr alternoon stroll, lobaccol How I do
"Now, to business," said the Colonel
"Be so kind as to take out my pocket -book
and count off your 1,500, for I
do not wish to tarry a moment before
snowing your chef a ituvre to my
wife." :
The jeweler hastened to comply. He
took from the officer's breast coat pock
et a card ease, a set of ivory tablets and
a silk purse, through whose meshes
glittered some five or six sovereigns
but no pocketbook. Upon the Colonels
request, he then examined all his pock
ets. The search was futile.
'Strange! Incomprehensible! Could
I-have lost it or been robbed?' muttered
the Colonel audibly; perplexed and pro
voked. "What o'clock is it?" he sud
denly asked.
"Twenty five minutes to five."
"Good, it is time enc ugh. You must
make yourself serviceable to me at ouoe
more, my dear Mr. Green, and act as
my right hand. Will you have the
goodness to write a few lines for me to
my wife. ' .
With these words the Colonel stepped
to the jeweler's desk, on which lay some
writing paper, printed with the name of
the firm. Taking a sheet he placed it
before the jeweler, saying. This
will do ; my wife knows that I km
hero He then dictated and the jeweler
My dear wife Have tfie goodnesa to
send me at once 1,500, through the
bearer. You know where the money is
kept i am in immediate need of " it;
therefore do not detain the messenger,
who is a trustworthy person. Your
affectionate husband. Jxiira Green.
Thank you,' said the Colonel, afUr
wrusincr the epistle. "Miohael." he
cried, stepping to the door and calling
the grcom, "take this letter, ride home
as fast aa you can and return at once to
square, and who possessed a considera
ble fortune, but alas lv he was not the
Colonel Green who had ordered the sil
ver service. Heaven knows by what
means the sharpers had gained knowl
edge of all the faets and circumstances
Upon which they construe ted -their ad
mirably ingenious plan.
Tho man personating the groom, of
course, was an accomplice, and the let
ter which Mr. James Green had penned
for the pseudo Colonel James Green was
delivered by him to the jeweler's wife.
who did not hesitate to deliver him tho
1500, because she recognized her hus-
bands handwriting upon tne paper
stamped with the name of the jewelry
firm. Who the sly rogues were never
came to light.
Mou day.
The heather bloomed gaily along the
roadside; the hum of the insects and the
voices of birds filled the summer air.
By the brook that merrily down the
mountain-side stood a young man, tap
ping impatiently with his oane a tiny
foot that peered out from beneath his
checkered pante. Brushed carelessly
love it! It makes me forget the cares and
annoyances of life, and after a good dinner
to retire to my room and indulge in a mc?,
quiet, soothing smoke, which is a half sies
ta, is httle short of an earthly paradise."
The reporter was astonished. The fair
speaker had spoken the truth. He had
never dreamed that woman, apart from a
class whose cheeks had forgotten the inher
ited art of blushing, permittvd the Indian
weed to pollute her coral lips. A few has
tily put though well -worded questions,
sufficed to set the daughter of Eve chatting
and after the following faehiop :
"One is not deemed chic in the eighties
without one can smoke. It is an easily
acquired and exceedingly comforting habit
and I only echo the opinion of thousands
of my sex when I say that the beauties of
home are magnified tenfold by the discreet
use of tobacco. After a day's shopping it
is so nice to retire to your private parlor or
room and burn two or three cigarettes or a
mild cigar. The smokeaffices to keep
moth from settling in the carpet and cush
ions, does not scent a room unpleasantly.
and then a swallow of. cordial or a bit of
lemon or orange will flavor one's breath so
nicely. I learned to smoke !be season fol
lowing my debut in society; contmued the
habit during my engagement; and on my
bridal night felt miserable because I was
on the cars on my wedding tour, and could
hot steal away for a few moments to my
self aud smoke la peace. When we reach
ed Mobile, and I had a few moments to
myself, I ignited a cigar and again enjoyed
the comforts of life in a civilized clime.
away from his white foreAead were two
sunnily golden locks, and a number five I Oa returning to the city I consulted with a
hat was perched jauntily on the back of
in her chintz gown, with the violet on it,
and something around her neck that 1
never seen before a little cheap locket
with some hair io that wasn't mine.
"Then I mistrusted that her heart had
broke and I said cojamnly as I kissed her
good-bye: "My dear, I'll never have a
wife but you if I live the four score year
and ten ! " and I never have, and I think
mebbeibe will see that I loved her truly,
and forgive me at last."
FkIm Teeth.
An Ana! Flab.
At Wilmington, Delaware, false teeth
are made by the million. In the process of
manufacture the silex and feldspar in their
crude state are mbmitted to a red heat
and then suddenly throw into cold water,
the effect being to render them more
easily pulverized. Having been ground
very fine la water and the water evaporat
ed the materials mentioned are dried and
sifted. The kaolin is washed free from
impurities. These materials, with feld-
spair, sponge, plantina and flux in proper
proportion for the enamel, are mixed with
water and worked into masses resembling
putty. ' This done the unbared porcelain
masses are ready for the moulding room.
The moulds are in two pieces and are
made of brass, one-half of the teeth or
sections being on either side. The color
ing materials are first placed in the exact
position and quantity required and the
body of the tooth and the gum is inserted
in lumps corresponding to the size of the
teeth. The moulds are then closed and
they are dried by a slow heat. When
perfectly dry they are taken out and sent
to the trimmer's rom. The trimmers
remove imperfections and send them in
trays of fire clay to the furnace, where,
having remained for twenty auoutes,tbey
are complete.
ChAftlna- Gbblra.
. , Tho boys up on . Walian's creek,
Gecgia, have adopted a novel way to
gobble up wild gobblers. When they
take it into their head to make a raid
A correspondent from San Francisco
says an angel flsb, said to be the first one
ever brought to that city, was caught with
a hook and line by some Italian fishermen
twenty miles outsiee the Farallon Islsnds,
in very deep water, brought into the city
and sold to an enterprising tobacco dealer
on Montgomery street, where it was hung
up in tho window to excite the wonder -ment
of passers-by. This specitneu i
about three andU half feet long, has a
head as large as a man's, beneath which
are a pair of wing-like fins, spteading out
over two feet lrom tip to tip, from the
lower extremity of the wings they are
much more lice wings than fins an 1 the
bedy tapers off to a small tail. The hacfc
of the fish is a dark gray and brownish
color, slightly mottled and studded with
sharp thorn-like protuberances. The un
der side of the fish presents a mo a curi
ous appearance, being colored and shaped
from the neck down the entire body like
a human body. The thorax is rib-,
marked and the abdomen Is singularly
man-like and the resemblance to the hu
man organizatioa is very remarkable. "
The novelty and rarity of the specimen f
drew to the store where It is exhibited a
number of scientists. - -
Charles Wolcott Brooks Informed a re
porter that the one brought in by the Ital
ian Is a very rare specimen, ft has here
tofore been scientifically classed, but not
genera1 ly known as a persorud acquain
tance, so to say, by even the most favored
few. Mr. Brooks stated that the squalin,
speaking of it iu a friendly manner, Ua
habitue of very deep water, where if pur-
Lrrovide themselves with fleet horses and
lady friend as to how I could contrive to fa 'pack of dogs as their only implements
his head.
"Will she never come?" he muttered,
in low, earnest tones; "never come to
hear the sweet words of love that are
waiting on my lips for her?"
A fish rose to the surface of the brook
looked at the young man and went away
'I will seek her," he said; but as ho
turned to go a pair of gleaming arms
were thrown around his neck and two
rosy lips were puckered up for a kiss.
"So you have come at last?" he said,
looking at her fondly.
-Yes," replied the girl. "Birdie Mc-
Murtry never breaks a promise. I told
mamma that she would have to hang
smoke in the presence of my huebaod with;
out angering him or degrading myselfjn
bis estimation. My friend produced some
splendid cheroots, and while ejecting the
serpentine-looking columns of smoke
through our nostrils, she advised me to go
to our family phvsician, state my cise
plalaly, and ask Jiim to gently prescribe
smoking for some fanciful ill. 1 did as
directed, and then set to work systematic
ally to hoodwink my hu?baml For two
whole days 1 was cross and peevish, and
poor, dear at felt so badly: The physi
ciao came and said that
Gp. this monstrous wild bird they simply I sues the very pleasant pastime of feeding
on nounuers ana aotcF. caiiae oo rro
ciftco's boo vivantei the squatina Is never
of warfare; Thus equipped they Lie
away so the woods, and when they find
their game they simply put spurs to
their horses and proceed to chase as
though it were a fox instead of a tur
key. A fat gobbler, it is said, cannot
fly a great distance, and when he pitches
if on the ground, he takes ti his heels
till he is so closely pursued by the dogs
that he is compelled to resort again to
forced to accept a slice of sturgeon for a
sole and pay two bits for it. Yl the,
squatina appears capable of mastering eveol
a wboee sturgeon, having a true nieurf
mouth fracturing ill enormous head from
the two joints where its ears should have
been set.
ltfort laroau
out the clothes herself to day, although
it nearly broke mv heart to leave her at
such a time."
"Great Heavens!" said Boderigo to
tumseii, "l had forsotton that it was
-Buffaloes are common in Ceylon,
hito cues being sometimes found
Embalming was in use amocr the'
I Egyptians at last 3000 years ago.
his winrs for safety. Thus the chase is
Something Was ,.f nHnnrm.lp nniil iha onbhUr I WCd
wrong with my nerves, and that I must , 1 , , , I P0"1
leirar to smoke by way of a remedy. I
stoutly declined, threatened to die, and my
husband really became frightened. Br
and-bye 1 yielded to his entreaties, and
smoked a few whins with a distortion of
the facial muscles aud a sarug of the shoul
ders accompanyinz each whiff, and Nat
was so delhchted that he gave me a beauti
ful set of pearls.'
i Here the lady, unable longer to control
her risibilities, laughed heartily, until tears
of $ amusement welled up in her eyes,
coursed down her cheeks and moisten el
the dimples at either side of her mouth.
"New Ylrk laidies," the reportet'a fair
informant continued, "were taught to
smoke in the main by actresses. To be
sure the ladies of France, 3pain and Mex-
. In thes;dajs when diseases of the iLr jtt
are so universally prevalent, and iff so many
cases fatal, we feel it our duty to say a
word in behalf of a most effectual, it w
v cure far sore threat. For many
becomes completely fagged out and can je4XS pt. Indeed, we may say oaring tb
neither run nor fly. when, of course, he whole of a hfe of more than forty years,
has to succumb to his pursuers. It wis we have been subject U sore throat, and
in thia wav that a M. Boxer, John I more paructusny to a ory, uacaiog cuugu,
Tir .ru r!iirlr TlooA flttnrd I which is tvA only ditreetux to ourseive.
two fine gobblers, weighing respective
ly sixteen and eighteen pounds, daring
tne Christmas holidays. The smaller
one was chased about nine miies and the
other about eight. .
Ketobts rrora the Delaware beet-sugar ;
factories say that the drought cut the crop
short, so that beet have to be obtained
trom t York, to keep the factories run-
but to our friends and those with whom we
are brought into business contact. Last
fall we were indtioed to try what virtu
there was ha common salt. We commenced
by cring it three time a day mcrxriag,
ncoo and night. We dusolved a large
table spoonful of, pure table salt in about a
half small tomberfull of water. With this
we gargle the throat most thoroughly jest
before meal time. Tne result has been
that during the entire whiter we were aot
ntn?. Utere is a deficit m the croo is
Europe, and the prfe are expected to go I only free from coughs and colds, but the
hhrher. I dry bacsiog cougu mm raunuj ui-yivi.

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