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aVS Is u 4 Established in 1878 HILLSBOllO. X. C. SATURDAY. DECEMBER" 18. 1886. NEW SERIES VOL- YJII. NO. 10. Coasolaiion. J5pcats drk clonii hare cros?d the a'7 f Shall th sun refnso to shine! 'Because thi raominj bas been wet Hay evening not be fl ft Sometime th rdjrlit has raylcss len- Shall arn.forg-t to gl.Kt-a? Although tb- winter has beta drear, To summer birds wo astern My Uf has s'metim'-s ravlesi be!!, Enrdarouded sorry ITay never time a a-sjuajr.-ig hand Bring softly swct reiie.'. -A hough my soul bo overwhelmed V "With LuiTtt rigs of orro Bkall my wak heart ne'er jtrcnger grorr. Or seo aglal to-morrow. -Ah, yes, God showers the sellish soul With sorrow's bitter rain: The purt Ledghts are of tern reached Through su!rr ln4ir: I pain; And deepest griefs in love were mean To pur fy and strengthen ; - The souls that jxns toward Hoi Grows us life's, s. adows length' a. -' ' i .If. Winshro BLUE MONDAY." If ever a b!u" Monday dawned upon ; the t -rn.-tna! it was this thirtce.ath day of S j t ' -1 1 1 1 j r, 1 . . The e.juinoctial had coimj b'dore its tim'-, :t:i a rudi of atiry rain borne ' on th'v winu'- of a morning w ind the k tf li en e!i :n:, -liioU.Mj rancoro'u 1 v, and the d a Me'i Iv "lrin. drip, dim!" acuti ii a dire.. : y ov.-r the roses and tulips of the t !' ni farp-t. "A regular s p . I of weatlier," said Mr. Crayii chucklin:;, as lie shaved lam af w.tli one of the children p'ayaig h r-r; v. itii hi-, mi -p'.-nders, aiid the ther paiking lijTeretit-:s.z.-d marbles into the toe of his slipper. But Mr. Cay fish, as his wire scornful ly remarked, wouhl chu ;kle at anything. "I am Mire I d-.n't, know what is to becoiu of IP." !"' h", SorriAvfllo V. "With Ihi dg 1 gone, and the lange out !d ord.-r. and this t-irible rain, and not a wash-rvvoiiiaa to be had for love or ! lnon'. yl Aiid.yt-ur Aunt Pain da writing th it -he is cntn'ni..- hen- to sp end the win- 4 1 ier, ana my report not yet written for tiK- c;!na!is I...:vation 'S -eietv, and Mrs. IV'isonby settling ward that she shali expect me to give an ablatio tea, or a literary hreakhed, iu honor of vaaing Ixrd Mrttest, Jllinnon, now that he is here gath ring material for his boo,; on 'Woman's I'pward 1'iores- "Han pi'ogrevs a i .'ii. v i ;i usn, i .. VI.. . ' .-.1. f iiijitymg t!ie maro'.es out of his siippr ! '' . , ! ' ! I. - i.-r ill. ...... I ...... .". ... ' i - J - oi. -u, 4vine.ii , said Mrs. Ci.ivtid!,- tretfully. "If you had your way, yea wo;:ld tread u all ender f(Kt, like inferior bci:ie." "In the meantim ,"' said Craylidi, "I'd -hia my breakfas:." And his wife wnt sh.wiy and ile-pond-uitiv down stairs, v onderirnr how she should get word o the plumber about ! the lau-e i " i Ha: th ' mi'kma:: iLi.r'n-i v iM-a.- n. i , l oi'.s- in- I m himself, volunteered to leave an order at the plumb r's shop. . ' I m vv' get something done on there- j port to-d:iy. " -he pandered, as .she s'iceel j up potato s for frying. "Mrs. lllge-' worth, from Chicago, is to be at to- morrow's met tin.-, and--- Oa, d-ar!'3 as i the knife si;p;,cd. iutlicting a sharp l ttle I gash or. he: (in: T 1 . l knew t.uere was 'le-tand to be a him Abuidav1" when the i den .rat. l lamp itV.f, If h re dov crav i all ed 'lit as s: .-!a ng And Mrs. OratM', f Tgetting all about hi r "1! . vat ion tear-, a, any el one. an "A:i;i-," burst milk maid miglif have T!i e r.mge ob-tin.it i 1 v d cimed t " e 1 1 nc amine' o' : I. ' 1 i ,i iij 1 ot -n one d w a aito Mr. C a ti face : and til family bteakfast.- 1 up yesp rday's oat mca', w ith a iittle mdk. "I- ta;s ,r-t"a. !a r ' sai i Mr. Crrn!.-h; -r is it literary :" "Le.ir.de'-, how can vcu.''' sd'be'd las w if-r. "I'll .;-pi myself and jog that C oa ' ! It wi:: - m nuory, :r, redly. said Mr. Crayn-h, "Don't fret. Carry! ill right.- a, a would not call me Carry, me is Carolina!"' said Mrs. wii' n : Cr.a foli. .h:-: at Wh . to the 1:'.1 "a the door bell rang, ti" daiekevl Mrs. Crafi-h C. ., ii l.e, who were stre tc'n- ing their n- Ci.-- , "It's a j( t of'th- fruit window. !..an, witli a black Lather bag. r.ia!" vouth u! s,. i j ;.,. x hcuted back thc , u ' "That cvcrlu-ting maabcr!" said Mr5. i Crayfish. "I'.l teuli Inn!" ! And with her kit m-n .q.r. a swallow- ' ing la r in its -ombr :'ol.; .-tad h r hair ' i! bristling in porcupine papers Mrs. , ':ayfis, hurri,l to the ii or. ' D o I addr. ss Mrs, Lcander Cray- Lshr' ai th un: 'I should rather think you did!" ?aii l- Mrs. Cr:.yfish. tartly. "And if this is the way y u itiNn I to transi t busine-s, i i wan; uotiiing more to de with you!" I "I am very sorroy, ma'am, but" J 'I dare say curtly interrupted Ar 1 th.-rt is tn r - tap c tijn hi n oi Mrs. Cr&yfi-h. "But I don't want to tho-e. baking a:;.l roasting e r.rtra th.-.a listen to any excuses. Be so very good, I ha d any -i I a of. Pray, UU-, ml; if you please, as to come down stairs t ! m uitob' v It w : the im.it .at era ence and prct to work,' without further m'stnke in tin- w ii J. Ar.il.;uey u logs of time. " I : or S t a- a .; -d w,';.," And she led the way down to th? Mr-. Elg w..rth of C ..ic-t" how v -kitchen, talking volubly as she went. : v-.! not "!:.r i:: li-it before the could explain th? man- ( Ti.-y for.:, i ' - r v.::z in the ia': ;: ifold shcrtromins of the de'-inu ?nt ! ( M ': a;. f;h r--th-r di or. a ;i -1 rane, the door -bel! sounded Ut. the ' llroom, with a. fac- !ik.: that t t feeond ti:ue, ! ud and lon. and Mrs. ; Crayfish was obliged to hurry up stair ; once more. This time it .was an old lady.stout and j. rea-faccd, ith pulT ofv hair ca ) either side of her fac, and her portlv I figure shroud din a waterproof clo ik. " ! "Aunt Pamela, as true as I liver' cried ! reached ho:n- Lriin. :h.- phi n r w i Mr. Crayfish, who never ha I met her ?(,n(. Aur.t P.im -'.: ha! arr'.v.-!, and La i uusuana'4 aunt. "1 tteciare it you ::re , not just in time! My cook has gone and I my washerwoman hasn't co:n, and I do believe that Providence has sent you to , me. If you don't mind I'd -ive you a ' cup of tea and set you ritgh to work picking the chickens for dinner. Yes, L shoul 1 think it midi" ., .i I M:s. know the hou-e looks forlorn," as the ' Crav.i-h, hv-t licallv; '-With an II i;; iady glanc.-(l dubiously around, 4but ,,Y. n mv k.t !n :i, a CUumlto re- blue Monday and everything is in a tah- ; foini'-r in niv be:r .o:a. and ii-.'x. iv gle. This is my room; yours is all drip- pinir, from the leaky roof. My bed isn't ; all over the fi-or; but you'll excuse all deficiencies, Aunt Pamela, until Lcander comes back. Good gracious! if there j isn't the bell again! I do believe it s ; l.vv:tMw..l tn-.l-.v' Tt-.t vnn wJl' til-. -fF vour thin- and presently I'll bring you ' ; , ;,.,,.. "a 1 iiiit. 1 1 in in i i ' in " iiiini ! ii 'i i. linn . . o o-- n I ? tell you wdiat is to be done first." Down she bustled to the door for the third time. A grimy-faced p rsonage stood there in an attitude of utter indif ference. "Who arc yovV said Mrs. Crayfish. "Piuminer's man, mum. Mr. Crayfish, he " j I "Hut why didn't you come when the ! other young man did?" irritably de- j manded the lady ... , ",M'f nn nfliAr vnnnT mnn rmm " 1 -AV. there w W" "Lbl M PmvJ , ' 4 , t''. 1 , i . ! fish. "And lies at work down in the kitchen now "Well, if you've got some one to worl ,,n the job, you don't want me," said the 1 independent citizen, shouldering his bag oi loo.S. "Yes, I do," said Mis. Crayfish. q want all the i timber I can "et. Make 1 " haste down stairs and expedite the other second '-r icodile" lyir.g in wait along man all you can. Why, Mrs.. Pouson- I side, which cut the grooves on the other by," as a smiling matron skipped out of j si-lc, and leave the p ncils side by side, a coupe and hurried up the steps, "it ; Lastly, they ;;re br. ken and rolled for an can't be possible that this is you 1' j instant to point them, upon an emery Mrs. Ponsonby, the resident of I'elt. A man can give this last touch to "Tiie Social Circle for the. Elevation of about S,00 in a dav. The average daily , Women." shook the rain-dinns frfim h. r i i ...;.. i ;.,..! I , , " i "I nin so snrrv to t.'ike von bv nr. J - J " ' 1 . , , 01 . -i , , i prise, elear!" saiel she. "Oh. not at all!" interjected Mr ... "But Mr. Ponsonby's mother is vry tied them re.in I by hand at from a ill," added the president of the Social 'quarter to half a dollar per thousand, C::r!o for the Elrva'ion of Women; "so The "crocodile" has spoiled this busi ed course I could not receive company. ness. Aivr Y-.-rh Krrnin'j P ;t. Arid I knew you woulel be so glad to welcome Lord E irncst Elbe ran, ana to ' an-w e r Mr. Edgeworth's iiap-iiries on the subject of Frene-h Amelioration."' lllif said Mrs. Crayfish. "Where are they V askeel Mrs. Pon sonby, looking around her. "Where are .who ?'' gasped Mrs. Cray fish. "Lord Ernest, to-be sure!" saiel Mrs. Hons .::bv. "and Mr. Elgeworth!" .'11-. V.lil-ll J.l IHI.t- 31111. CV Ui tlianay as the full truth broke in upon her mind. She .seized Mr. Ponsonby's arm, as a drowning woman might grao at a straw. "I will tell you where they are!" sai l she', wall the stony ca'mness of despair. "I pished Lord Err.cst doAvn stairs be for me, and set him to puiling the k 1 1 li en lange to pi(-re. And Mrs. Edge worth is at this moment sitting up stairs in probably the dirtiest ami most untidy I e broom in Philadelphia." It was some time bef re Mr-. Pononby e a ulel be brought to quite uneltrstaud the p sition of nff.iirs. Hut when she ebd, shewasevtn more perturbed than Mrs. Crayti-h had b cn. Let us go up stairs T mean down f.- ,-,. i.l. .... T.. o litf'j ot.Mnl- t i Rt once!" she cried. "Oh. how could :aiy one possibly have nvuleMjs.h a Mumkr l Oh, what will Lord Ernest think? An 1 what sort of acvount of us will Mr-. Elgeworth put into her hus- baud's Chicago newspaper V "Iv-rd Erne--t Ederon. sitting on the eelge of the wah-trays, was raeditatifeiy watching the operations of thc piunibvr. when they came down. 'He wanted to fight me at first." r l- served the sprig " cf English aristocracy. ' "Hat he was quite peaceable when Icon- vinccd him that I did not ex. me Irom an', oppoitiou etablihment : ana realty he seem - , e uitv sy - .ii :.i nz :;:i i:tro - tion to Ior 1 K.-..e-t L.b.ro- pr.c.tl-.d h.r in the lea -1 de.re M.s. lVn-o::i.y cirried tl the wh party, -Mk. ithh iiiU lal. iur Cotre to Iu-ch at I)imort- s' ' nd wi t , -,s r Mraihtt ii'-d up' i v iv'.l.i-",', : dinner .mo!c- 1 o!: tin.- 'x v.r. a: Cravla wu ::i d he; wit'a a Lf ;o i i M-. ' i,r .ad smi:e. W.'s all rkd.t. C.ir:v.v 1: sVid. '"r.aie Mon.lav has ( o:n to an end at l.M ' knows what els ' I dee are. I'm I rC Ot ' the S i tv for th-- BVvation 11 Un I-'v-,i ffr:tf. M iKiur Slate Pencih. In lie no.tlr.ycst-. ra part of the town of CaMkton. l ;t! ;iu I countv. Vt.. is the only manulactcry in the Unded States of ! white slat- ner.eib. The stone as it I . . - comes from the quarrv is first sawed into blocks from four "to seven ii:ches wide, according to the length desire 1 ' for the pcn-ri.s. Tiiesc are sj)lit quite ca-ily with a chisel into slabs a iittle : thicker thin the finished pencils sav, 3-10 inch. These are passed through a planing maehaie and owr mi mery Le.t m;lk'-' t!i! ln tl it, smooth, and of a uniform thickness of about :MG inch. Aext thev are pushed into the iaws of a I , - i ;i ,.! . r r "crocodile. Wiliea fOll'-lstS ( f a Half of steel plates, in the under one of which ; ie! are six rows of curved knives-each set ; 111,11 i:om K'SM,U ,u anoUS s!,OKCU ! so as to cut a iittle deeper than the one i lguages-Manchu, Mongol, Tangut ki which went before it. These plough ! aml m locil Chinese dialects. After .up s:v mN nf Prn.l l-m',c- !, r.t aie s,x r0 Nb ( I cuied kn. es each set ; out parallel grooves half way through the slab, which a man then turns : and lays upon a steel .j late having ridges which ju-t fit th"S' grcoves. Tiiis slides li;lck der the six rows of teeth of a outnut is I) 000. and the mill "nves em .a. .. fW K.-.ic ' . , , . . 1 he ola l) an was. to saw out sou arc lien- l - 1 i . f,.,,,,, 4l,, v .a, ,v f . .. f r, o .,r c-iw I cus from the slab with a circular saw, , , ' I emc bv one. I hesc were boxed and dis- j : tributed among poor families, who whit- Diim.nid Mines. ManV geologists of Australasia cherish the faith that eliamond mines will yet be added to the sources of wealth of that developing land of sarfris s. Accident ally eli-covcrcel by a travelling trader not quite twentv years ago, the South Afri can mire-, which .are five hundred miles from the coast, and at an elevation of four thousand feet above the sea, are, ! lii-iin vi.r at present 'unrivalled in their siz and vt'.u?. Tne romantic hardships which toughened and rougheaiel thc e arly digg r- have 1 arge'y d is ipaeare I before the railway communication which brings the fields within a thirty hours' j urney of the coa-t. The business is neav trar.sacte i n scion lifp principles and a regular system. Ther? have be"n, as might Iv xpect' d, alternations of profit an l --. b a the returns of the four ipd mines shew that in thc three year's an i a thirl previous to' the end ef ls . there wa- a total pro luction O f ,M, ' ' i ... tnan eight and a half millions sterling. A K cetit.y show-: e COO. ll weigh in thc - rough pn!it v ever f. ra. ri-v diainon 1 was re L -n d m value 1 at lo0, i more than 40') carats The t:n -t iiamo id in n 1 in South Africa was t .0 Porter Rho ito," discovered in the rentrc of K mb -r'i-y mi ne in lst?0. It is f evtahr Ir n, vauei at Gi, - a urc w : 000. L'.' In the Railroad Train. A ge rah man carrying a very heavy satchel final y su :ee :- in getting it into the rack. A lady seated directly beneath rnan.fests lively ier ' - 1 "O.i, monsieur, iupposing it should fa! If . Reassure yourvt'lf, ma(Pra then? is nothing in ;t that cn break." French Fx. CHINESE ROYALTY. How the Sons or the tmperor ,llf,n?ed; ! Are Educated . . . . r .. , , , J j 4 i " i The .lion i YL wz (China") Press say T i, a.. . .f .1... ,.,.,J f - --, i S ihwantsz) undergo f r. m their tenderest ! . vouth fiv-stetn of the j--tr;ctest education. Ii -in- at about 3 o'clock in the morr.mtr, 1 ' j thev- trst take their leison m Chinese ; bit-jrature, under the superintendence . i inct' cd i " 1 U:ls tlJe Jshlh;u- ! QT "mtvT: Tae tutwr r:s-srct'1 hls ! soon as the imperial pupils enter, aao reeoe .roui ui- .aaci a curie , ( a-chi'ent which is then returned in the j same form. . The tutor tikes the seat of , honor. and when the lesson is learned the ! ' , , punt brinirs up ins book, deposits it be- 1 1 , , , , ' fore his teacher, and returns t his seat I , , ! to repeat the task by heart. If the lesson i- not learned the tutor requests a eunuch in attendance to bring the ferule, (ch'ing pan) and makes a show of administering correction. Biit each imperial pupil is accompanied by eight fellow-students (pwan-tub) known in the : Manchu lancruiiie as ha-ha-chu. who "When it becomes neCeVsarv to , . .i i a ,',' admonish the latter m re seriously, the ha-ha-chu arc beaten with the ferule vi cariously; but when the imperial pupil acquits himself well, they are, on the olh" han1- commended or rewarded. A calcitrant and obstinate prmce iS as the last re'ort actually himself flogged, though probably only nominally, by the cher; or taken before the Emperor, whodirects a eunuch to pinch his cheeks (cisjh-p i-jon). The late Emperor, T'ung- chih, was frequently tv aked in this way by order of the E npresses. The Chinese ' lesson occupies two hours; after this ! come the Manchu and Mjngol lessons in j composition, given by the teachers who j enjoy the less honorable title of sefu,and woo are ooiiigea io meet tic ar pupa 11 at th(i lloor un 1 make thc obeisance Then come lessons in various siiokcu 1 these corny courses of instruction in foot and horse archerv, ('ma- pu-chienl; athletic, fencing, putting I so intense was the pain. An old lady the stone, etc., (kung-t iU-sltih) under ' friend one railed ujion diim while he th" guidance of a class of instructors ; was sulTerlng from one of his attacks, called au-ta. The whole of the young : She displayed so much sympathy that Princes' day is taken up with mental or she almost forgot to name the re quest physical exercises, and they retire to rest she had to make but she did ne t. Upon at a very early hour. At suitable inter- !' learning that thc Senator was troubled vals their meals are weighed out for : with ineura'gia she volunteered to give them, and on no ace ant are they al- 1 him jm infallible rem -dy, provided he lowed to indulge in the pl easures of the i wou.d promise hot to laugh at her or table. At the age of lo they must 1 accuse her of being a believer in con marry. Once a year on New Year's ! juration, spells, - etc. TheS nate r, in a aD av the Emperor and Empress preside 1 11 ;i i Tr:t! ti n i' (i i l i- i. nr'ssv ni. .. 1 1 . is - ' 1 " r 1 ' 1 " on the Emperor's left hand. This is the . , . . ... only occasion eluring the year on which the Emperor can see his waves together prevaile-d upon thc Senator to .-ive her and o unparc their respective merit-, remedy a fair trial, whereupon she sug The EniprcfS presents articles of food gestcd that he 'ho-ild get an .:t!:r. ary (k'e-shihf to the eunuchs, who receive it ' nutmeg, stub as is used in cooking, drill :rom her Maj -sty on their knees, and the Emp.Tor perforins the same politeness to tiiC' women To Slop a Large Hole with Patty. When vi u come ae:re.s a hole while doing an 61d job, anl one which will not pay you to spend th" time oi properly replacing it with a new panel or piece, we have often succeeded in effectually la ling the ah feet by taking small tacks :.nd driving them into the hole in all tiirection, the more rooks the better for the purpo-e wanted, and then taking putty, mixed soft and pliable, forcing the same thorough!" all through and among the tacksmen letting the first b s " ''. f er who! we reputticd unt . . u. i . vci il aowu even with the panel surface. Aft'r the utty is dry and sanded or rubbed, if the ether jortion is in good cond.tk-n a- regards varnish, be f.-re you . ut the color on the putty, run a light coat of v. irish an 1 japan over it. After that drie, rut vour color on, and you will fi:.d that there wdl be no sinking down of the color or color and var fcish, ir.to the putty, but it will "taa 1 cut c.j-ially witli the- rest. Carrixjc H id SwaPowed the Buttons. Tuc fo 'owing Bri ig p r: in n : related an Eit II- went home a few nights ;.go, and, net b.-ang web, took wh..t h - -apposed to be four pills and th a slept the sleep of the jut. When his wife awoke in the morning she lgaa a seeath fv r four shoe buttons which !aj intended to :w tn baby's ho:5 bt-'ore the little i r.e awoke. .She could net find them, aiid the husband jointd in the teareh. F.nabv he remembered wht're he h ;d feun l the phis u:laid: "Good i iv.ven! I swallowed them buttons." Brid'jriiirt Pvtt. in Ala Minor CnrioItT. The recent detraction of the beaut i- fx w :nK Urr2Ccf of Tr-lwrcra Ncw Z-rl:tl- Lrt5 dru'vn frcm n traTcl 1 kr in Aia Minor an account of an IUi.Wi.ifc v.4.. - ........... .. tne rums of II trap it: Asia Minor. ! IIierap-.:is,calU-d' bv the Turks Pamtpuk t- - i . . ! . Kaicsfti, or hot snrm, is stinted on a ... low brai.cn of the M;sf n;s xnoun'am- : overlooking the Lt us p...;a and the I . , . rums of L ioaice:a, nmnediatetv opposite-, , , . . . , , ! to Co!oa which w as bui.t on the jjh' j ' . i ti of the Khonos nn'U:.tain, and to I'enizl. ,.4 ... , ,r ' , r- ' (iopous on .uduiii v,iaiir.x. j"..:?. , , . 20 miks , ff, it looked like a brtplat, bf silver on a -reat mountain cunt. A neartr inv,.stit:ati n ShoweH!nt it was formed hy hot s rins of .u!phur and Ijme whf(.h 1( S;f. na ,d fr0m a .at ele- j . '. , i . , , - , . , formed in t!ie;r passage downwa d bv . ., . . ..." their pe't;fvin' power lCi-hke ' ;". . , chfls and .fe:nn:.v lrozm anua in wii.u i.u.i:.ii.i?, waterfalls, running into natural1 bahis of i 1 . r . tjeauulUi ana 1 vaiied i'et.nv trical hajv.-s. ; all stalactite covered p, trifactions of fan- ! 1 lie 'q-uonc o-ro. u l-i-tistic forms. Ua the high phitcaii j bollcr d ? whence the s-nings desceml are the ruins ' A sentimental exercise Women' eye of a temple once appropriately de Heated j swimming in tear-. ' i to Pluto. The holy hot bath which , Window shutters a:, pat up as orna f stood in the temple eourt-yar 1, surround- j men'.s. Th y are oay blin is.- j ed by a col .nnade, is still m fine preser- vatioa and beneath its deep, c car blue , 1 - column ami finely carved c mice. Gas is continually bubbling up Ifom the bot tom of the b':t'o Tne ehu f source of the sulphur sp.ings (the ancient plutor.ium) ; . f...,. ,..i,.u . o... . f.,. il lave iiu.ii ii n.vii ii aji .'i pin 3 iiiiiii to animal life. This was considered a j short cut to PHo's infernal realms. Not far off is a ruuffc-d Maintain a:id cistern, . near to a cave of sw-et watr which sup- ', jdied the whole town with that neCes- j sary of life. The writer adds, as inter esting to the Christian nrelae dogist, that on a ruined iintel near Pluto's temple he : saw these words s uiptured : M. C-. nika Jesus Christ Compieis." London Tel 'jidj'h. ' A Senator's N'tVimg. Senator Gorman tells the following1 story on himself: For many years he has ' been a sufferer from regular attacks. of ' neuralgia. ' Oa some ,-casions he has ; ' been confined to his home a day or two, -ood-natured wav, informed her that he , , . . , . -,,..! ! phvsician, w!i sometmrs afforded h:rn . ,. , , .. 1 uiiuo L-. i ii n iiuin .i.i .;;iiii.i2L i (....,. .,a.w.n i te-mporary relief. Th; old lady fin illy - a hole throti h it, attach it to a tee of string or ribbon, and wear it arounl his n ck continually. The S nator, while suffering one dar, determined to give the nutmeg r m -dy a tria'. He followed the old ladv's .lir-ctions ar.d iu a few hours felt greatly relieved. He has worn the nutmeg ever sine', an 1 is sei.iom tioubl-el with neuralgia. II- has con sul ed several phystcians on thc subjei, and they st .te that the nutmeg posr-sAe3 ce rtain virtues whah m av have e ff ct on if neuralgic pain-. Ii tltlm-jr. Si A Remarkable RpciTPry. Dr. Robert S:. G .orge Dryaatorth o! Wa-h:ngton relates a curious experience of his own during tl civd war, and later while acting as 'a ccrfspondtot in the Franco-'!-: rm m w ar. W ;:! serving in the first great struggle the dortor was hot through the lungs' and was ir.valieled. He sub-q-ientSy went to Europe for his health anel remained there seme years, Wnen the German war brok ; ' out he b cair.-e orrvrndent for the New York Trtlur.e, and 1:1 one ef the bath? he was &sot turo; He caught a ba-e 4,1 th Skll i. iy;ag !a w cold Wtiiif wounded on the bittlt -field, and hit v;annel jn the lungs troubled him m much-that his life ws d.-spaired of and he was a victim of rapid coaiirnption. One day during a vlo ent fa of coughing the doctor brought up a piece of hi 1 tc-rcoat, which had Uiii shot into Lis lungs ten ye-&r before. The ejection of this cause . l irritation so rellered him th,t he a! once became L-etter, and 'finely completely recovered. Ii- returraed to Washington and has iince held the orBce of Ju l ge of the Court of Apra!t. He was also a member of the Botrd ot Ex aminers ar.d Assistant C-mraUs!oaer of Patents. Dryanfirti. i cow a prominent patent lawyer. ; Blue klrs. twi! -bt trul hr l.ir- c'.o-rU cfm lT1 ;,rd,vlm.,irak .u: :b. talis onr lo.o t kno liitv tb ui'ut. On s;l i z -v. O Id l". t- C'wl l iii tAtfbead. VU1!. hark! th wi: w.ndLra!d cr:w And by hi- ?ivt iwr-u.on l.xl. iJ-b:J 'nt; Ur famt Tt.ro' r:ftejFmis 1 kvr clad eves . , rr-.aui i-apt'V t'anis. .A U c ar spread " ... .. Iif eaprer heart of ra.n? :s storm. Thou ransS-ii jcirt t! lower yvr. C!i?r and ibv;r pii int -ais form. Thy pear !r. .;!u vt il-. i.i tars. , Tb.e world drift fr a thr ye trains l".ut bark: what fnt win 1 b ther I S.ririft of t-tranp' uiwt i dcaht! : A Lar sb.ueH in .lnath-y ak's lUibt D.eaia thou of rao-n and iV.ra i-e. Over Uy grave h- 1 v tU-li to-nht I'.lue ski f.f.Vn U. ISuiltr r- hl;mi uots A special tr:un A lady's curt dret Weighs th-t are U ar k -Tli- c a i dealer's. n 1 .1 I . 1 . . . ...! T;;fl llt W;(V t() Jv, o a young lady'a alTet. tons is not to nt .r.i them. far as we kn w, Jaia!i was made t!ie tir-t secntary f the inteiior. Th re is a man of Midi vio'.mt temper that He delights in beating carpets aud i catan caairs. "You are trying to m..ke game of mV said the buzzard to the sportsman who fired at It. , Prisoner (to wardr wh is g.iving him his r ttaais)- "Wot ! eat thatf Not tue! I'll leave the j id fir-t." A collector of curiosities wants to pet the original biuh with which the sign of the. times w re painted. "Did the .".u iienrc str.ke yon favor ablvf" Orator "Not vary; I had mv bet suit on, and th - r tlea eggs don't wash edl easily.' qq.,. lirst (, rring ,-.;ght e ach year off th" coast of Holland belongs . to tho Km;., as the !a -t llaglidi sturgeon bo- longs to Queen Victoria. If a man has his ha iair croppea i lose ii'- is said to gve hiu. If the air of a prize lighter. If h- wears his hair long he ii said to b" a eraiik. This is the long uud short of it. P is ball ( 'apt tin : Ton fay that you ran catch? Tramp: Vis, sorr. It.B Capr. : Youjio.'i't look like it. What kii'i f a catcher are you? Tramp: ll it atchcr, y r ho.antr. "!t looks like' the :;e of a great bat- te-, remarked a trav.da-r, v.e-.ving th" ... ..... -...,... n ... ...... : i- r:.- i . -i wn.!it vi- i.ni- n t V ffcf ..t- . 1 .1 . 1 "loan-right, suid th: native so.cmnlv, ...t ..... ..... t .. ......... ":1a place was tuck by storm.' M rrltt "I cr" you lav a new ser var t girl." Little . I ohnny 'rur:fi b-n!i dly) "Yes, and J t ii s,,n she a corker." B:idg-t (MK-akiag up'i "Indaele Oi'ro Rt, , ,rr. Oi um tropj Laucritk. 111,1 The .Manafjrt urc or If ilrjIn. For years th- Euclid: aid French con-, trolh a the manuf.o tare of d.aifpin. and :t : only wit tan Hi-, last -twenty vear that the god have ifii j.re-dur.ed. in thueourary to any eVcnt. The mac hie vtv Uv d is of a .b l.c ite nnd- intricate,' ehar.cter, as the prne-i at which ,pin are -old licrei-iiate tine most t pld and cheapest proe e-'t, wli 'h m.i only be t cure i by automatic in a hi net. The wir U rr. t ie e-xpres!y "for thc purpose, and put up in large co.'n. w iach are pla ed on reelf and the cad the ware u t.lare d in a clam:. which cirries it ,t th-.- nnchine while traightetiog it; frojn there it runs in another machm, which fut. bend-, and, by a d-!iate anel in tar.t ir:f u pro r.-s, uharpais th' llxur ing at f ill pecd, the se machines Will turn e,t 120 h tirpins -every minute To -cor:oniie it ii r.e c iary - to k--p them working raght and d y. The d fh cuit part of the work in the cnamelaa, wh.rh s do-.- by dipp ng in a preparation i baking ir. an over.. Her; it herc the raost coa'tar.t and ..arc u! .Attention i5 rf . 1 as tne tan mut t: r.ecti? imo-.tn a;;l tae came have Effect dust ; ih. The ' .tet partic.et of :aue im-r'-ctit,nt an i rough acs. which objectionable. His Brj.j I5ay. P.: -a Stranger -1 l.ke to run uown it.'iav alter a La." - t' Saturday' Saond Mra.ig-r I prefer to run. aowu htr n Monday. Oa SinJv i hate tj SilU' h CoUpliSg tO do. ' F-r-t Stranger i.-t3y)--Ah! you art a brakeruan then i S-nl Str-cgr-r (miltbv No I'm a t.erg n i. PMUle'f. -Mi Cult.