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i'-ra J3E SURE YOU AEE EIGHT ; TELE 1ST GO AHEAD-D. Crockett. VOL. 54. TARBORO', N. C, FRIDAY, OCTOBER G, 1876. NO. 43. is ynw? wtm mmim ifWAflv mm wm Pa S3 fas y S 0 h.vl t 3 ba El 13 Eft I S3 M S3 tS i?l H! LKJ i l l 1 Ji l i i 1 , i i 1 I I i l l. iJ albu Ai GENERAL DIRECTORY. TAUBOltO'. JUvmk-Fred. Philips. Commissioners I esse A. Williamson. Ja cob Fuldcnheiincr, Daniel W. Hurtt, Alex. McCain:, .Joseph Cot!. SiiciiETAHV Tkeasvkek -.'!:. WJ-it ti ll tirst. Chief op Police John W. Cotten. Assistant Police I. T. Moo c .'.is. 11. Simonson, Altimorc Maetiair. rot'STV. S.tperinr (urt Clerk and I'rolme .'.'; -il. I,. Sutton, Jr. i: r-.tt-r ot Jeed-Ux. Mc'J:vh". '.V-yf Jossyh Cohb. Crn'oiicr Trctsnrer Robt. U. Aur-tiii. Snm,!')r Johu K. Baker. S'anu'.trd Keeper J . U. Hyatt. S ' ICfttniners. 11. Ill Shaw, Wia. A. i)rt!r,'.in ;iiid K. S. Williams. A".-. er 1'i'iir lloii.e'ui. A. Dujrsan. Coitimhaioners I no. Lancaster, (Ih.itrntttn. Wiley Well, J. P. W. NorvUle, Prank lev, M. Exetn. A. McCabe, Clerk. tlllUVAL AND TiKrVKl'.'Ki; ( P MUI.S Noii'l'll ANHSOL'TH VIA W. .V W. It. II. L.vtv.f Tm-I.oro' (.liiily) nt - - L A.M. rrivc nt 'l":ii-l n (cl.iily) :it - - M 1'. ."I. vva-;iiix.;to mail viv nKrr.Nvn.i.r. FAI.KLA.Ni AM SPAKTA. !...mv T.-irl..r.' olailv) at - - A. f. Vn-ivi' :it I'iirljoro' (a.u'.y) r.t - - CI'. M. The itfii(s;iud ilic l'litcesol .Tlielins- Concord K. A. Chapter No. o, N. M. Lnw rence, llili Priest, Masonic- Hall, monthly convocations first Thursday in cvi-ry month at 10 o'clock A. M. Cnnf.iril l.n.l.n- No. ".v. T:ui:i::! Call'::). Master, Masonic Kail, meets tirst Frhlav t.Ijrht it 7 o'clock P. M. and thin! Saturday at l'.M o clock A. AI. iu every luonln. ih'piton EtKMtnpment No. PI, I. O. "., . 1!. Palaiiiotiutain, Chief Patriarch, Odd Fel lows' Hall, meets every llrst and third Thtirs ,'i.iv of each month. Lode'.; No. ,V. I. (. O. V., T. W.Toler, N. C, Odd Fellows' Hal!. I !i! .very 'ihicsd.iy ui-ht. j E.lsreeonibc Council No. I-::, Friends ; o.. ;r,neranee, meet everr Fr.d.v nWht r.t th- ! Old Fellows' Hall. " ' j 1,1.. T.od No 'N. !. () 1. T.. meets . v. rv Wednesday nisrht at tV-iv ii ti!. Z.inoah Lo.lu'e, No. 33j, 1. O. ii. 15., meet on tirst and tli'rd Aloud ay nicrl.i "f rvery iKiuth at O ld Fellows' Ka'l, A. Vhithn-h, Presi.ler.t. CUl'Iit'ISllS. E,iix-:ip-:l Church Services ; S;. i: 10 1-'.' o'clock A. M. and r. P. M. i)r. J. i.'heshlr e, Rector. '' ',;! ist Church 5c; vices c ry l'ot:rtli r.tidav ot ererv mom'.), iur ' i r.U'.! rij'nt Is: .;iiml:v at ni-'h and oth t?j..s-.l.iy at ulch:. Rev. Mr. Swi.ulfl!, Pa-tor. ! s!r,i,-rlan Church Services cve-rv 1st. I Hid and eth Sahlrit 'as. tic, f. J. Ai'.- n:, l'.i.-tor Weekly Pravvf tueutin.j:, T:i..rs d iy ni'.'ht lv)n-efy littp'.ist Chnr. h -Serviet s tb 4;!i Sunday in everv mot th, morning Mid liiuht. Rev. T. R. Owen, Pastor. fVf'n '? Bt;list Church Service-- iir.-t Saturday and Sunday of each mouth i 1! o'clock. -c. - - Adatn Hotel, conir Ma'n a:..'. Pitt O. F. Adams, Proprie.or. i:xHiir:sv. oii(h:.-in Express Odiee, on Main ?lr. . lo-a-n evel ; inorn'nir at t'. o'clock. N. M. I.A'.VKENCl;, A-el,!. rOWELL, Attorney and Counselor at L7, TASBORO', -V. C. UtT Collections 21 Specialty. i ''thee nevt door io the Soatherner olli.-e. J.iiy 175. if J OS. liLOfJNT CIIESIIIKE, Jii , ATTORNEY AT LAW, AMI IJOTAHY PUBLIC. $77 O.Tieu at the Old Bank JlulM'n on i ra.le. Street. J' ' HOWARD v', PERRY I Attorneys and Cnnnselor.j at Lai?.', TAliliOR-'P, X. (.'. Pra.'.ic1 in it'.: the C.uiit-. la an 1 Federal. nov..".1 v. Aasr H. JOUNbTOX, ' . Attorney ar.i Counselor at Law, TAULiOUO', N. C. Jl,- AUciuls to the trninaet.hei of inisi ness in all th.i Courts, State and Fe'.ern!. Nov. 5, ltfT-3. 1 y TREDERICrC PHILIPS, Attorney and Counsalor at Laisr, TAUBORO', N. C. tzf Practices in Courts of aljoinir2 coun ties, in the Federal and Supreme CourU. Nov. 5, 1S75. Iy T ALTER I'. WILLIAMSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, TAUBORO', N. C. iVill ractice in tbe Courts of the 2nd Judicial DistrrU Collections made iu any par' of.the Mate. rjf Ollice in Ir.m Front. BuiMing, I'it Street, rear of A. Whit'oe!: &c (Jo's. Jan. 7, 187(i. tt' ACOB BATTLE, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, UOCKY MOUNT, N. C. 977 Practice-i in all the State Courts. March 21, lH7d. J. n. & w. l. thoep, Attorneys and Counselors at Lav, ROCKY MOUNT, N. C. PRACTICES in the counties of Ed-e-coinbe, Halifax, Na-h and Wilson, and iu the Supreme Court North Carolina, also in the United States District Court ut Ritluizli. DR. E. D. BARNES, Surgeon Dentist, ?Iuin Street, TARBORO', N. C. J.f5 All work warranted to sive entire satisfaction. , fel.18-if. Dr. G. L. Shackelford, X 33 JST T I S TAEBOilO', w. c. Of c oymite Adam' Hotel, occr S. S. Xush J 6'0'j Store. Care of 4;hil;r.-n,a teeth and Plate work a Hjechilty. JIarcU 17, 170. y A F&RiiZ "and HGIE Now is Ihe Time to Secure It. 1 - l- if :;:n! . hi tr,c .v' !aiul:i iu n::i- I :r in i;;t. t. rii NchrasKi1, :: ill - I ."; ion faciiic i:;..;ij-,.n-!. ';": ::r- !.....;'!. U-r:!i.-. tv 1,-w :.( s 1' f:;r,- :sii! !'. i'!r n. ::U cuU-r.-. Yi..- iwa-li is. ! t..-.-? t j , ;.!, . ,.... (-: , j i s new ciilii.:;: .r '');:!: hmtni"' every wilt-,,-. Ad.Iiv.-s o. 1 I)AV1.. !. I Couiu.i.-ii.iu-r, U. V. K K., Oni::h;'., '!. CTAMMERING nns -Vx.. J unci . if or ilcsc; i t:oii, ,ct;., atvire.-s MMl-soN & Co., 15x ..!)?, N. Y. Dr. Strong's Sanative Pills. Proved iy .suc( cs-;'i:l ii- c throughout the cffiir.try for over ihi; t'0?i i'urai'vc iiii.l Auti-Hilio i Medicine Uiiov.;.'' ( :,iie '.::, Hiijiiition, I'.;;i'iUM:'.'-, Liv er c on. ;a!::.. .'.! .1 icrhii l-Vvers, i;:.e:itnut.s!ii, and houlred diiord i.-. IJr. S;rmia"s I'ectoral s.o:ii:vt-Ii I:!?s cure (,'unuli?, Co'ds, Fevers, l-'o.t:!:t!e :,.. I'lailits, I'lfk li.::n!.u-lM, lsi.e(.!.i. :ui..l ah de-ran-ement:- t ! h . toiaai-h. i'.-oj.ricrors, C. I;. J ! - - i.i. Co., New Y.;rl,. a Week to Averts. S.un- ift ri;5 4 ld-s FlihK. 1'. O Viel ory, Atiuti-ta, .i:.itie. irANTKD.- A tie il;-.-,. .t; e:i itiuivc iTM V T a M;ntih selling '-r I'er-copyiu: hock. Any ono that !;.. -a let' or io wr'.ie will hny it. No jrt.- or water uaed. e'i-1 stamp lor eiretthir. l'.XCK!.fSK)K CO., IT Trihline BuiUiinir, CLieao, ill. Price, i'v. . -i'ivc Cei.t - R ' kt & O ft Q J , O il tt ONE I1UM)!IEI)AN1) Fir' I H EDITION. C!it:Hnh! a ei::j-l -to- -f a!! mens in the I nitea 5:'!a!e. X errit-ului and the Dotnluiori t Caiada, l.av;:.- a i.ft illation greater than ','.' -0 a.-i-K-atn t ;!! l.iri . ccu- sus, t.-rether w;tliti.: iuuues -f tic new paj- :- htr-.;. .-' Coral :rc;.. '..mi ii, .-.ud. the -:r..v.- name. I. A.-o, a eahiio- s'"1' cf tu'v.-j ::urs which ure ieeoiatiiend- en to ac.c, rti. ei s as as piviu srtvate. I vame in jToportton : . j.ices i-ht-r-r;.. d. .'.:-o, all newsi:itpi).er i:i thr l'i.i:eJ St.it.- i Ca:i ada iiri-fiin j; ever .V ' ' e '::.-. etu a ::-::e. Alo, ti.e KeU-ioar, .'t:;:-..:. Scijit- ttiie and Meehanic ,!, .dcdh al, M..; oaic, JllV .!;'.!;. Kutie :;ioi;.it, Coti.tiflVt.i:, I.t- I - ' 1 1 e ! IV." -.:-) e. , ; i;: iliS- ic d, Fayhion, a:;d other .-peeial 1 : very I'oinjd lists. Together i. ; let" ii-t ef o'a r :au) (jc, ri;aa pav in ii;-- '" '. .: S:a-;J.. ;;;! c.-ivt i t'-it.i; m my t ihh-s ei' rait the eo-: oi'a !v.r!;-:;.; ic v;.-;.e- :k. in-r a i : -1 : it -r- i int iiKe ; a. ! .F.o p. i:oV;i.:. r-v i civ it. y h IS ! il U i it iJ AM' HOTEL, ! Jl "IM. the hew r , rnierlv th.i n ot t'c 1 r '.vel i av Two Dollars per Uav. ... I . . st i ip: ..-ifr ... :.;: to ta.- citizens ol ! ! iiro, that h - do .. n-e itiir.el t-- rtin w.;':i r- .'.-.rd to pr. ! ..d. .!:.. he pro- hv ii. o ar . . ..e, v o-n 1 Pr. ; 'S. 3 !i:t. i'. i.ll'SCOMi; re-i-et.'..i"y an 1 V.i t ..toe- : i.at .- i;e u;-!e a t'r'.V.tte ih.ardi'- llo Iti Ta. l-o.-.i. on corner ot h.:i:k an ! I ' 1 -1 tr-.--r?. t;p:l I : ('. T'ii ;t'..i:i I'mit:-, Co-t;:or" i;0le JJcui. l,ari j"iu-.. ei.ile. Feb. PJ, isio. Iy . jrti$iL a .3n- j-.. rt,,n ifTfnvrn yill'. 'f VUe Ociorauo Beetle or l'ol n!'''''y V V'- bat of a Li is.-jsois wlich j j 0:1 Vtgiti.tion Crr and Army NV. a 2r.fp. Saro and Choaji DSSTEOYER Ala prey Ocr.tf Fi.y, ka. Cnlfka l'arla Greta OEM and other roisnia", it can bo er.tire'y dissoivr J In wiitttr and applied by rpriptliij. Not IJci:rora rro 1'i.ajitf.- Is'ct lfA-f;iti..-;rp to Use. KeTr "fails to Kill Costs aeovt 25 Cf.nts as Ache.-Put up in lit.;flb. boxfs. cnnni.'!i fort.vo aens. Priea 50 Cents -iend fur Circular, iladc only by the KEARNEY CKEKICAL WCRKS, G6 Corilandl St. P. 0. EOi S133. UEW T02S. GHOCEKY, .iv . .i jiiwii .'uttii ti viS;i '0 A2f-id for I'ETK'Frf AMM'NI ATF.L) DlSOLVKD Bt.NE, p'opaisd epresly or t.'olt-n. inar.Ul-iv. .iiiliiiiow tl i Ei.- aiiiw Rcstorea .1 11st pulnishvd, a new -.ut,on of ln. ('f'.vEitivct.j. Cele BKA:itn 1-Si'AY oti the rtuXeiil tre (without medicine) of Sperniatcn-'iyf .1 or Seminal Vt'eaktioss, Involtttitary Seminal Losses, inirtoteticv, Menial and PbvMcal ln- cipacity, Iin;ii;'.litu.-!v. 10 Marriage, etc.; al so, Co.cimapt'fin, Epilepsy and Fits, induc ed ley se'.f-stidi-.lcjo-ce or :.tsi:.ii extrava gance, &c. Price, in a sealed eavclot-e, ::.;y his. cents. The c-.drhtated atttltor, in this admirable cier.i iy detii'insttales. from a thirty vcats' successful practice, that the a'.r.rmin-j ! con.-e;uetices of pclt'-ab'tso tat;; he rauicaliv cured without the lr.:ie. ro-r. use of interna, tnedteino or the si.'jdicatioa f the knife ; poititir' out a i)'.od; of cure '-' sirep'.e, certain, and ell'ecniil, iym-'re u! which every suHerer, !:o matter w'tot Ids condition may le, may care himself chcajdy, privately and r.'-'.- 'i.'v. :::" Tins Lecture should be in the Lar.uts of every youth ami evciy ir.'in i'. the huel. ent tttid'-r seal, in a plain envelvpe, to ituv addre.-.s. i.t-ptnt, on teeeipt id six centt-s or two .oM.-vp"; stamps. Address the Publisher-!. CIIAS. J. C. (.LIN j & CO., 127 Bowery, New York ; P. O. Box, 458t' mm 414 1 nAiTfncn IEX1HETCN FINE MISCELLANEOUS . 9 W ( Manufacturer of and wholesale dealer in C . RR PAGES, PUfiOlES, FARM WAGONS, CARTS, WHEELS AND AXLES, HAR NESS, COLLARS. HAMES, SAD DLES, LAPROPES, HORSE CLOTHING, WHIPd. te., te. Also a i.irce Stock of Oarmgc Materials. No.-. 1$, 111, 2 and 20. Union Street, Spril, 7 5S7G. iy- .T. 31 FREEMAN'S Old Reliable Jewelry Store, !i YEARS EETA3USHED. STILL IN FULL BLAST. Arthur C. Freeman, SUCCESSOR t ifiO Main St., Norfolk, Va., ii fieri to the citizens of Edgecombe and sur ro iiidin country, a full line ot Diatiion '..s, Plata Cold Wcddinp and Engage ment IPntr?. IJrUWl Prefer. ts, fcc. My iacili;!.., are such that beta? connect ed with one ci the larjrcst Iiiiportiuff Houses iu this Country, and huyir.tr exclusively for ca-h, eti. .'!' me to e'fer SUPERICFI INDUCEMENTS. -- il l your orders f. me, and you will save 1 "j to ,! per cent. Should the goods not suit n;o:i"v v. ill he refunded. Address, ARTJIUK C. FREEMAN, Jeweler, Norfolk, Va. litiitiLY I.Mi'fRTAST. I employ none but the !i..o.- t skillful Workmen in the Repairing of '.S ateiies and Jewelry, and if you wish to Live your watches repaired properly and s-ittsiTetion tivcn, send them to tuc by Ex p: es- careful! , packed in cotton. WEBER'S BARERF ! rJHiS OLD ESTA KLISHED BAKERY IS L now rei !y to supply the people of Tar-i.-a. o and vicinity with all kinds Of j-if:Oi, Ldjcts, j: reach ana l iain CiiiJies, Xuts, Fruits, dV.. a-c, ,j-c, end.;-c-:,.- rv ry ihhc u"ia!l.v kept in a First, t. la-.-i F.-t.ii.r.s'aMciit of the kind. Th anitih! lor the liberal patronage of the pa -t the utid .r.- iin'd asks a continuation, with tbe promise of satisfaction. S'riae I'iLi-.iiiirw can ;i!Tays liavo taeir (alut C.'ned here ut short est notice. Unices foe Parties & Balls promptly liiled. Call and examine our stock, t:e' door to Bank of New Hanover. Nov.-l.-ly. JACOB WEBER. GREAT SENSATION AT ROCKY MOUNT raHERF. has just been opened by an experi A enced Artist a ii;i(! Photograph Gallery, and he guarantees saiifaclion to every ?Ian woman rv-.d child. Ills pictures are as good a.T can tie Id'onrul ::ny wi cie, and they who want to he T)onti Hire of a good picture, should visit bis Gallery On IIjiin J$tieet, vrherc they can get any kind of a picture known to the. Art for prices to suit the times. Pictures are furnished in India Ink, Crayon, Pastel, Oil or Water Colors. Copying old pictures 'enlarging to any size) a specialtv. S. I). POOL, " Rocky Mount, N'. C. July 2-!, lSVth lim Lager Beer & ine VLOON. r IN CONSTANTLY ON HAND ALL Bl the Ftr. WINES and LIQUORS, TO BAC'JOacd CIGARS, opposite Adams' Ho tel. ERHARD DEMUTH, (Jet. S, l.S73.-tf. Proprietor. SPRING GOODS SPRING GOODS! ING GOODS I Dress Goods, Linen Lawns, Percals, Ladies' Hats, Ladies and Children's Shoes, Gloves, Hos isery and White Goods ! ! BOOTS and SHOES, 3- All bought FOR. CASH at panic prices, and will be sold very low by T. H. GATLIN. N. E. T. II. Gatlin is Agent for " Domestic " Paper Fashions. Tarboro', April 7, 1876. : Oct. C, 1S7G HOW IT WAS. FolJd of the silk ar;d creamcOl oreJ roses. Il'ou will have the hats just alike, then?' asked Miss Luciuda Smith, milliner. 'Justly alike. It will please Ilermione, and there is nothing I like so well as to please ray pretty step-mamma,' answered Linly Thct ford, lifting her sweet eyes for sympathy to the precise counten ance of Miss Lucinda. 'Umph ! so you are very fond of her, Linly V 'Yes indeed ! She is my best friend since poor papa died; and be ing so near ef an age; we are con stant companioas. I what 1 should do if it don't know weren't fer Uermione; Ryelaad's has changed so since papa's death.' Tou have Mr. St. Charles' com pany a great deal, I hear.' A flish like sunrise dyed the beautiful brunette face. 'Of course; he is Ilermione's cousin, and and like a brother to me,' answered Lin'v. stooDins- over a box of siik violets to hide hercon fusion. 'Umph ! yes well, 'tis all right, of course,' remarked Miss Lucinda, pinching out a brier-leaf; and set ting the little rose more firmly on its stem. 'But didn't it ever occur to you that folks would talk 'About hat?' asked Linly, lift ing ler clear hazel eyes to Miss Lucinda's profile. 'His being at Ryelauds bo much, so soon after your father's death. Poor man! dead but six months; I should think your stepmamma, as you call her, would Lave moie res pect for his memory than to ' 'Than tj what'.' asked Linly, her bright orbs growing large and bright with indignation. 'WLat have you to say against Ilermione against ray father's wife, Miss Lueinda?' 'Say ? oh, 1 say nothing. It's what other peoplearetalking about. But I must add, that it is strange you are so blind, Linly. I -Tow i've known you ever since you was a child used to corae to lly eland's every Spring to make caps in your grandmother's uaj, and your own mother always bought her bonnets of ec and you were always bright enough about other things. It's strange you can t see. 'What?' with a thrill in the young voice. 'Why, of course, your stepmother married your father for his money, and to have a home and position. She was only a district school teacher, down in Marslifield, when he married her, and everybody knew she did pretty well for her self when she married Dr. Thetford. But she was dead in love with her cousin, Rupert St. Charles, and he with her; but they were poor, and he working his way so slowiy through college that she thought there wasn't much chance there, and so gave him up for your father, ilnd now he's a promising young lawyer, and she mistress of llye--lands, what is so likely? Lor, yoa ain't going to faint, are you, Linly?' '1'aint? No I The day is warm and your store is close. It is fojU , ishfor me to stay here listening to this gossip: I do not feel in the least indebted to you for repeating it to me, Miss Lucinda. My beautiful stepmother loved tuy fath er dearly when she married him five years of utter devotion to his interest, and her crushing grief at his death, proved it for me nor do I believe she loved any ono else when she married him. 'And if she chooses to marry Mr. St. Charles now, she is at liberty, for all in Circleville;' and bowing with the baaest civility to Miss Lacinda, Linly left the shop. The cool air of the village streets cooled her burning chseks; but how her lcyal young heart ached in her Dosom ! iSot for worlds would she have had Miss Lucinda confirmed in her suspicion that she loved Robert St. Charles; but it was the cruel truth. He was so kind and fine in his nature, so handsome and unspoiled by his rapid success in life, no wonder the girlish heart worshiped him. Sho had never be lieved that there was- anything be tween the cousins but cousinly kind ness and froedom. But perhaps others knew better; may be she was 'blind.' A feeling of bitter desolation fell uppon ber as she entered the broad gates cf Ryelands whence her beloved father whose pot she had always been, had been carried scarcely half a year before. She loved iermione, and had believed that Ilermione loved her be3t of anything in the world, but now it seemed as if she had no home in any heart. Mr. St. Charlea' beautiful mitre Sultana stood tied to a tree. For the first time the sight gave Linly pain instead of pleasure, She did not wish to meet him, ani she turn ed away from the door, and took the gardenpath. The grounds of Ryelands were old and fine. The doctor's large Friday : : practice and open-hearted hospitali ty had formerly kept much state there, but of late all was very quiet. She saw qo one, as her path wound among the shrubbery; but soon she heard voices, as pausing to learn what direction they were in, the following conversation forced itself upon her: 'I hardly know what to say?' 'But, Ilermione, surely you trust me?' 'Yes, entirely. But, Rupert, wait a year. My husband has been dead such a short time, and I shrink from such a responsible act.' 'I cannot wait a year. You know' how lonely I have been, and now that I love one woman with ray whole soul and sue is free, and I can at least take care of a wife surely, Ilermione, you will not re fuse?' 'Poor Rupert, I love yoa so much how can I ?' 'Then you give your consent ?' 'I do.' Breathless and wild with pain, Linly tore hersnlf from the spot. She sought the house now, and flee ing to her own room, cast herself across the bed, writhing with angu ish. Lost! lost! They had all left her ! She had not one. The tea-bell rang; she did heed it. Inquiring voices calied her name; she covered her ears with her hands. Twilight and darkness filled the pretty white room; the whip-poor-will c;mo on the dewy air, and the piano sounded softly in the room below. It was Ilermione's touch, and Rupert St. Charles was bending happily over 'the woman he loved with his whole soul,' no doubt. Poor Linly! she wished she could creep into her father's grave, and be out of the sight of their happiness, j Lv-rc.i l-by, m the sturllcJl sue heard -ps on the stlif . fCWas Ilermione coming? Yestdie door opened and Ilermione's voice syl labled : 'Dear, are you here ? Why we thought you had uotcomc from town.' She advanced into the room, put ting the light she carried under a shade in the corner. "You hive come home wi;h a headache, I know the day has been so hot; but you ouht to havj drank some cea, Linly, dear.' The graceful fragrant form press ed the couch by the girl's side; a tender arm stole around her nertk. '2 am glud we can be quiet. I have something to tell you. Did I hurt you Linly, with my ring ? Why did you wince so ?' 'No, Ilermione, no,' feebly. 'Linly, something has happened to-day, which gives me great hope and pleasure. Shall I tell you ?' There was a little pause cuch a hard little pause. 'Yes.' You have known my cousin, Rup ert St. Charles, a year, and you feel quite well acquainted with him, do you not ?' Quito well.' lHo is all heseems to be, Linly. I think you like him.' No answer. 'I hope vou do, dear, for he is just what a young mau ought to be honorable, pure aun steadtast and the woman who has won his love i3 fortunate, indeed blessed, if she returns it for he will make a devoted husband. She could not bave a better fate than to be the wife of Rupert St. Charles.' Harmiono Thetford heard her stepdaughter's quickened breathing, but could not see her face. 'I walked with him this afternoon in the garden, and surely, dear, your head must be very bad. I heard you moan.' 'Very bad. But never mini, Ilermione.' 'He urged me to a promise which I was reluctant to give.' 'Yes.' 'I hesitated to take the step he urged upon me, because your fath er has been dead sucha short time, and others might thiak ' 'You need not care what ethers think if you are sure of your own feelings, Ilermione.' It is because I am sure of them, Linly, that I at last yielded. J have known Rupert from a child, and he is one in a thousand. So, dear, surely, you will forgive me if vou aro averse to this ' 'Forgive ? What should I for give, dear ilermione?' 'I yielded, and gave my consent that he should tell yon his love, and try to win yours, dear. For noth ing rould make me happier, my sweet girl than for you to marry my cousin.' Ilermione's voice died away. There was no sound in the darkened chamber. She listened anxiously for Linly's realized nothing but the feelings of her own heart. 'Will you not speak, dear T 'What shall 1 say, iZermione ?' 'Are you pained or pleased by what I have told you?' 'Hermione, I havo been told that you and Rupert St. Charles used to love each other.' '2 have always loved Rupert as a cousin nothing more. It was your father whom I loved, dear, and so you arc next dearest to my heart. I have promised Rupert to urge you to give him a little sign of encouragement, and so he has sent you this blushsrose. If he may speak to you, wear it in your hair when he comes to-morrow night; if you have no hope for him, you need not see him at all, dear, as it inuy be painful to you, and will surely dash his dearest hopes to the ground. So I will tell him as gent ly as possible.' Give me the rose.' Ilermione unfastened the cool, fragrant thing from her own dark hair, and in the darknes3 saw its whiteness lifted to the girl's lip3. 'I will wear it.' Soon all Circleville knew of Linly's engagement, and thi3 is the way it was. Civil Service Reform. The Sort of Civil Service Reform Ilaycs Likes. The practices of arbitrarily Mr. as- sessing the ofiice-holders to carry elections has been bad enough here tofore under the present Adminis tration, and has caused great scan dal. But no previous experience has at all approached the present disgraceful exhibition at Washing ton. On Wednesday last, the Post Office Department, now managed by the back-pay grabber, Tyner, a creature of Morton's, wa3 the scene of the latest forced levy. An ageutof Postmaster Edmunds, who calls himself Judge Fisher not th3 Former District Ittorney occupied one of the room3 of the department, attended by two of the official messengers. The clerks had been notified that they were expec ted to pay two per cent, on their annual, salaries, and that refusal would be followed by removal. They responded to the tax in the spirit in which foreigners in 2vIatamoras havt repeatedly responded to tho forced loans of the bandit Cortina. No exception was made for any class. Soldiers, the widows and children of soldiers, and others equally mentoriou9, wen; ail sub jected to the same discipline. Pay day was selected, so that no excuse could be offered for delinquency, and the tolls were collected, as if the whole scandalous business wa3 an honorable, official transaction. stranger passing through the de partment would have witnessed a spectacle not possible to be seen in aay other civilized country. Every name on the pay roll was borne on an alphabclieal list lying before this 'Judge' Fisher, and if the men or women did not voluntarily appear, the messengers wcro sent to inform them that their presence was wanted. Some of the most needy offered les3 than the fixed assessment, but were required to pay the full sum or to contront the alternative of certain dismissal. The crowning meanness of the blackmailing process was, that a number of these employees had al rrady been marked for removal. This heartless and disgraceful work, which is to extend all through the public service, is a part of the plan of Zach Chandler, approvd by the President, and to be enforced, of course, with the full assent of Mr. Hayes. The money thus extorted is to be used at once in Ohio and Indiana, right under lm eyes, and with his full knowledge of the means by which it was obtained. The previous levies were sent to Maine and Vermont, in order to conquer the prejudices of the Republicans disgusted with Grantism, and to bring out a large vote for subsequent effect elsewhere. AnUnsophisdeatedBachelcr. This morning a gentleman enter ed a shop on fifth street, and asked the clerk : ' 'What is the price of knit under shirts with breast pockets ?' He added: 'I travel a good deal, and carry lare amounts of money, and I think that idea of pockets an ex cellent one, and I em surprised that some one has not thought cf it be fore.' 'Really, sir,' replied the clerk, ;I thiak myself ic would be a good plan, but 2 am eorry to say we anil 7 r!ld have none :aere were any made.' - v -M- uvu nuu n 'You did not i said the' cu3tc- mer. 'Wei , that's singular. They are exhibited in your own window, and caught my eye as 1 was passing.' iou clerk. 'I ku'S, asr. o. Store. ;tip buildings, furn- 'But I am lPlete tarn-key jobs, tleman. 'S ,m9y prefer M with llie yourself.' The tvonde a -j- -tt t as requested.-J---L,-Cj to the front o in, then looke FOE RES then coughed,-j Mm he had felt a UL1 stomach, and V6S. handkerchief i- ped back behir a part or the -whole 'Woll ' PYr-oininStae lands of . "e"' excl others, triumphantly, xe excellent, 'Ye-yes,' sutoOD first ing as though ?e trice his thrort. '3jt. enough.' But, lon. Geo. Howard are not for mey1"...0!! flnCiJi';. are' aDd at this point he 20 divel under the counter and disappeared, while a young lady clerk standing near smothered a conuulsive giggle in a cambrick handkerchief, and started off with a red face "on im portant business to the rear part of the store. Troops that ara Not Wanted in the South- From the Kansas City Times. Company D. of the Eleventh United States Infantry arrived in this city on Sunday, and were obliged to lay over until Monday. They were from Fort Worth, or some other post in Texas, and en their way to the Indian country in Dakota. A meddlesome Radical politician met the boys soon after they had pitched their tents on a hill above the depot, and called out: 'Hurrah, boys, for22ayes!' Not a solitary cheer responded. One of the sergeants stepped out of the crowd and remarked: 'You have made a mistake; we don't cheer for Hayes; wo are Til den men.' 'What ! you do not mean to say you oppose the men who give you food and clothing ?' 'Yes, we do. We are tired of Gra at and his gang, and as for our food ad clothes, we will excuse him for that if he will let us loose.' 'Oh, nonsense, boys; you don't mean to go back on Grant and Haves?' Ye3, we will go back on any man who keeps two-thirds of our boy3 in blue down in 'Dixie' to keep white men down beneath the nig gers, and who 6ends a handful of us North to be killed and scalped by the Indians, armed with guns and buPets furnished by Grant's brother, Orvil, and his deputy post trauert?; and I will bet you a keg of hear that three-fourths of my com pany are Tilden men.' 'I will take that bet.' A votswas taken, and the vote in Company D. Eleventh United States Infantry stcod : Tilden, 40; IIavc3, 4. Dick a: Memorial Kail Dear, Mother ; There is a Me morial Hall, with a woman on the top, and some eagle. There is a soldier and two black horses in front, upon a block, with a woman on one side, and a wing on the other, and a big tail. She is big. There are statutes inside. There are some people without any clothes on. Thcro io Washington, but he is cut off, so he hasn't got any legs ; and there is a little boy that has pousded his fingers. There is a little horse, and a man came and said, 'Where is the lady that be longs to that little horse ?' But she had gone. There i3 a room full of old dirty heads and things that were dug up. The folks hold a tel escope up to their eyes. It has two round places, and you look through. There are about a million, and you must not point a stick at them ; it says so, or you'll get 'rested. There are some boots made of a alligator ekin. A alligator is a snake. There is ono in a glass box. There are some whales too. When they arc little the mouth reaches almost to his tail, but when they grow big it is smaller. There are some folks that have shot a elk. They stand up and have guns, but they are not real folks. There is a fountain where four women hold a dish on their heads, and there is another fountain cade out of snakes. The snakes hold their heads down, and the water comes out of theirmouths, and back. They are pretty,so good bye. Your son, D. H. s.- -They are not alive. Scribnsr. A Eras-els Love Story. There is a pretty love story told in connection with the introduction of the manufacture of fine laco into Brussels. A poor young girl named Gertrude, was dying for love of a young man, whose wealth precluded all hope3 of marriage. One night, a3 she sat weeping, a lady entered her cottage, and, without saying a word, placed in her lap a cushion with its bobina filled with thread. The lady then, with perfect silence, showed her how to work the bobms, and how to make all sorts of deli cate patterns and complicated stitch es. As daylight approached the maiden had learned the art, and the mysterious visitress disappeared. friends and the maiden s lace soon h on account of its cms, ana sne was aoie laCIlUieSobiect of her love. 3 after, while living in fiJOOds in thlier numerous family ) was startled by the rp;idpnf nnrrd? eiltering her com- resiueni pure thi3 time not silent 1 n i stern. She said: IHG IirEQj anCjoy peace and com jthout are famine and gOOdS dunnCled you ; cj cl- i,tn. you never The angels away their per cent. and turn day Gertrude went 1 cushion and bobin in going from cottage offered to teah tun mysteriously learned. So they all became rich, and their country also. Printing Office Secrets. A properly conducted printing office is as much a secret society as is a masonic lodge. The printers are not under an oath of secrecy, bnt always feel themselves as truly in honor bound to keep secrets as though they had been put through tripple oaths. An employee in a printing office who willingly disre gards this rule in regard to printing offico secrets would not only be scorned by his brethef en of the craft, but would loose his position in the office at once. We make this statement because it sometimes hap pens that a communication appears in a newspaper under an assumed signaturo which excites comment, and various parties try to find out who is the author. Let all be saved the trouble of questioning .the em ployees or attachees of the printing office. They are 'know nothings' on such points as these. On such matters they 'have eyes and ears, but no mouth,' and if they fail to observe this rule, let them be put down as dishonored members. Ex change. A man entered the Chicago Trib une office and left the following ad vertisement : Personal. The adverrlr de sires to make the acquaintance of a lauy oi rennement and good looks, 5 feet A inches high, and weighing about loG pounds ; bust measure, 39 inchc3 ; waist measure, 28 inch es ; size of boot, 3 ; ditto of glove, i ; complexion nronounrtHd hm nette, deep hazel eyes, with a view to matrimony. Address W., 1,798. Tribune office. 'Seems to me your'e mighty par ticular about the size and kind of wife you want,' observed the adver tising clerk. 'Well, nerhans T nm but you see my wife died before we had been married long, and she hadn't beun to half wear out her clothes, and her father gave her an awful sight of 'cm, so it seems to me Kinder luce flying m the face of Providence when silk and things is so dear and the country laboring in the throes of a financial convul sion to take another mate, nnd let the moths break through, and rust and corrupt all them duds. So I just want a wife to match them things. Half Hanged. About half a centum ago an old man was hanged in Scotland for cornnlicitv in murs W Tbu ,OJ)e hrnlso nml he fell violently to the ground. 72is first words, when ho recovered his breath, were : 'Ah ! sheriff, sheriff, gie us iair nangin . llis sons leaped for ward to claim their father's life on the ground that the law had no right to exact a second banking. Lut the old man cried out: 'Na. boy3, I'll no hang hame to hae peo ple pointm me oot, and saying : 'There's John C, the half hangit man. TheN ew York Herald is loosing its confidence in the election of 7ayes. It now warns the republi can party that the 'bloody shirt' question will loose Hayes thousand of votes, that the thoiidir.fnl nml inlelii'.u'nt voters don't believe in it. and that the great and imnortant measures of sound money and re form of the civil service, to the dis appointment of the people, are com pletely ignored. To sum up, the policy now pursed by the republi can leaders, and the aspect of the canvass, the Herald believes, mean inevitable defeat. Sentinel. The Por-E's Eobes. All the Pope's roboa are mado either of white or of red cloth. Pius IX. uses five whltn cassocks in the course of the year. iiiacn cassocs cost tou. The red mantlo which he ronews once a year, costs S1G0. The silk stockings are furnished by a Belgian houao for $1G a pair, but hia slippers, which ara changed everv month, are fur. nished by a Roman firm. An ordi nary pair embroidered with the cross is worth 825, but some of the nanal slippers cost as much as S200, the cross being inlaid with diamonds. The old cast-off clothing of the Popo is eagerly bought at a great price. This note from a Chicago eirl to her lover wasmada public through a law suit: Dear Samie : Paps, Water-millions is ripe. Come and bring somo more poetry like you brought afore. My love for vou will flow like water running down a tater row. Tiring a piece as long as your arm, and have a heap more about them ringlit3 and other sweet things. Uome next bunday. Devidixg TnE Blessings. A ntni-v comes from Rome, Georgia, and is told by the Courier of that city. A party of gentlemen having sat down to dinner, ono of them, Col. "Waddell, was asked to sav grace, and. bowing his head, eaid: "Lord, make us hon est and ricn. An editor who waa present promptly responded, "Amen. vjuve tae ooionei me iormer and. lliy humble servant the latter, r. as.Thcu soeet we need, aad do it slickly.'' y'.' 'Does our conAtan chatter dis turb you? as'.kcd erne of the three talkative 'ladies of a sober-looking fellow v33enger. 'No, ma'am; I've been.' married nigh on to thirty yejars,' was the reply.