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"VOLUME IV ACCOM AC* C. ?., VA., SATURDAY, JANUARY IT 1885. ? NUMBER 28
_?*-*.??? ^ _ IT/BLISIIED EVEKY sat1trday AT ACCOM AC C. .</.. VA. Jno.W. Edmonds, Owner ;?.!>:? IMitor. Subscription Rate?. 1 Copy, one yc:ir.Sl 00 1 " six month*. 60 5 one year. 5 O? ami a copy for six months tree to the* one sending clnh. 10 copies, one year.810 00 ami :i free copy to the sender. Advertising Hates. ] Inch, one insertion..81 00 1 three ??. l 75:! l " one year. 7 50 rSFlvates for larger advertisements for a longer time made known on appli? cation. 8STA cross mark on yonr paper indi? cates that youi,subscript?on [vis expired, or is due, and you arc respectfully solic e 1 to renew or remit. i&*C'i>:nniissiou men or business men of any class in Baltimore, New York. Philadelphia or Boston, can roach more truckers and farmers through the col? umns of Tai-: LNTKunusK than in any other way. John J. Gunter. John w. o. ui.v'ssttuno. GUNTER & BLACKSTONE, A TlfyRXE YS-A T-LA ir, Accomack C. IT., Ta.. will practice in the Courts of Accomack a;;.l Northampton counties. Jas, H. Fletcher; -Jr. Geo. F. Parraraore Fletctjeij & Partiamore, ATTO R X E YS- A T-L A AY . Accomack C. II., Ya.. Practice in all the courts on the East? ern shore of Va. Prompt attention to collection of claims. John Nf'iy. I Upshot B. Qulnby, Accomnc C. H. Va. | Ouaucock, Va. NEELY & QUINBY, A T1OKX E Y S- A T- L A AY, Accomac C. H.. Ya., practice in the Courts on the Eastern Shore of Ya. Prompt attention given to the collection of claims. L. FLOYD NOCLv, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW AND NOTARY PUBLIC. Acccor vnc C. H., Ya., will practice in ai! courts of Accomac and Northamption counties. Prompt attention r<> all business. ? JOLiN w. EDMONDS, A T T O R N E Y-AT- L A W, Accomac C. n., Ya. N. J. AY LEGATO, A T T o RJfEY-AT-LAl. Post ollice, S A VAG EA'ELLE. Will resume the practice of his profes? sion in the Counties of Accomack and NOKTIIAMPTOJf. L. W. GH5LDBEY, GeXEUAL [X3URAXCE AOEN'T, NORFOLK, YA. ?pAll communications promptly attended to. rj\n THE WSZ.IC. I>r. Lewis .T- I2arj;i:uisoii bavins rcturo e>l to !tl-* native county (cum Ualtlmorei and lo cattvl at Ouauci?c^Iur the practice t>? DENTISTRY, orrors hi* services to the public Bolus * Knidaute "t Cite Bait; more College of Dental Surgery, au'J havlughaU some experience In practising his profcs3t?<ii in that city, he may ba relk-il on i.. execute all bis u-rirk in the bust Btvle. !1? will viril DrumTOuudtOWnevery court "iv, an l on !t?K?yi be lutind at Waddy'a Hotel. OaiJd: Market St., opposite BapUsl church - tw<l j. UAKMANSOX, D. D. S. Ouaucock. Va. Q, Welly CqslM, Carpenter and Builder, Accomac C. TT.. Ya., Dwellings, Storehouses, Churches, j built by the day orcoiitnuttj.accofd j ing to the latest styles and improve-! meats in architecture. Plans and Specifications Furnished j at reasonable rates. References?Air. George AV. Kel ly, Ouaucock: Messrs. Jno. J. Black- i stone und James II. Parrainorc, Ac-i comae c. H., va., and other immer j OUS patrons. Agent of Patented Ready Roof-1 ing, warranted not to leak. Sold 1 at one-half the cost of shingles. Lloyd Tabb. ) ( Oeo. C. Maslln. J. Fresser Taub, t I W. C. Dlinniuck TABB BROS,, MASLIN & CO., | JIMPORTEHS OP j ;crn.ERT, Gvssy *c?; il Hopkins Place, (formerlySharp gt..) BALTIMORE BLACKSTONE & BELL Accomack C. II., Ya., A FULL LINE OF FANCY ARTICLES, DRUGS. OILS, PATNTS, SEEDS, &C, &C, JtC, &c, kept on hand 'for Bale at lowest price*. PENINSULA CL?THINO STORE, I. H. Merrill & Co., FOCOMOKE (mtv. Ml)., ' -Dealers in ? MEN's, YOUTHS'. BOYS' AND CFIFLDRBNS FINE CLOTHING. LADIES, CENTS. MISSES AN!) CHILDltBNS EIN E S HO ES. HAN D and MACFf]n E sEWEd; \ I ATS. CAPS. and all KINDS OF 0 FNTS F u ? 5? I s H I n Ct GOODS, ROBES DORSE AND LA P B l A n K IC T s. \v 11 I P s, i s atc hels, umbb e ll a s. ru f>-; BER BOOTS AND SHOES, &0. u'e avail ourselves of this means of ad-1 vising tlii! citizen's <>f Accomac and Northampton counties that we have made large additions to our stock, and are now ready for the fall and winter; trade. \V? buy largely direct from man? ufacturers and fetd safe in saying that our stock of HEADY-MADE CLOTH? ING;, hoots, shoes; hats. caps. GENTS FURNISHING goods, is without a superior both in style and quality on this peninsula. Prices close tor meritorious goods. When you visit Pocomoke City, don't fail to call and see 0'ir goods ami' prices. Your presence will always he appreciated, and your commands by mail will have our host at? tention. Remember we keep an im? mense stock*, and sell low for cash. 1. H. MERRILL & CO.. Pocoinoke City, Md. Francis Albert. Frederick Albert. ALBERT BROS., -IMPORTERS 0F liBD WAEB,; Cutlery and Guns, No. -i North Howard Street, BALTIMORE, Ml). ^special a tt&ntidm oiven to orders. _-_i HENRY C. LEWIS, AFFERS Iirs SERVICES to the! v public, and is prepared to build houses of every kind and descrip? tion at moderate rates. Satisfactory reference as to his; skill as a workman can and will be cheerfullv given vrben desired. Grand, Upright and Square. The Superiority at the "Si loir" Plr.nog is recognised utul acknowledged by the highest mtiHtcal iiutlioritlft*, ami the iloihiuid fur them la MendUy Increasing na their incriupiue becoming mure extensively ?nuwu. HIGHEST HONORS Over all American and many Euro? pean rivals at the Exposition, Paris, 1878. Have the Endorsement of over 100 different Colleges, Schools and Seminaries, As to their Durability. Tisey arc Perfect in Tone. a?i?I Work Uiailhtlip. rim! ?.: <-?; 1111 in Apnearauce. A large Assortment of Second-hand Pianos Always on Hand. General "Wholesale Agents for ORGANS. , ^STSend for Illustrated Piano or Or? gan Catalogue. CHAS. M. STIEFF, No. 9 North Liberty Steeet, BALTIMORE, MD. 11 Bus, Bra, & Co. BOGGS' WHARF, - Accomac county, Ya., dealers in General Merchandise, Lumber, ? Shingles, Laths, Railing, Well Tubing, Lime, Furniture, - Fertilizers, &c., &c. k^Furuitnre sold at Baltimore jiriccs, stock of building material large, and shipments can be con? veniently made to any poiut on j Eastern Shore. Enter pkis k only ?1 a year. Sewing Machine STANDS AHEAD OF ALL OTHERS In Quality and Simplicity. It lias id Rival .to put it down, but It Stands Bold at tot: Fjbont: Having sold over 400 in 1SS1,1S82 and iss;>, shows that the People of Accomac Appreciate Its Merits. I can sod yon other machines for less price, Singer pattern, drop leal* and two dmwers, for ?25.00; ilsi n, Domestic. Howe and any other pattern. Will sell the Royal St. John, drop leaf and six (0) drawers, for SV'.OO, but I cannot put lfiu?!lBJ"a"5r with these inferior T vw oil 3 C machines,as to the price. Having sold machines for nearly j fourteen years, gives me a 'chance to | know something of the tricks which others practice on those who are not, posted in machinery, if Yon Want a G-oofl Sswius Machine come and see me. or write to me, and I WILL SELL YOU AW MACHINE ??"n ,,l,1,0,,f-;,It'THF WHIT' but none so good as I a Si afl B11 I Also, a large stock of FT HXiTL'KK, XLATTKESSES, &c., on hand. Repair ing of Furniture, Pictures framed, oi anything else in our line promptly at? tended to. t'OFFIXS, CASKETS and TKIMMIXGS for sale* Respectfully, &c... K. H. IMC NN K WELL, . OnaXCOCK, Va. "\^TIXTKK S<'2CK?l I.E. asw* \v t h e j^mt^ Eastern Shore Steamboat Company OK nALTDIOItK, Onnnd after Knutlay, Nov. SOth, 1884, (Saturday oxeopk-d) will run their Hlonmorn. ii? follows;leavingSouthstreet Wharf li .'>.ouo'ok>e.k; p.m. . ! Steamer EASTERN SIEOItE, CAPT. 0. A. B.VTSOK. Sunday for Crisfleld. Hoffman's, Rvans'; Boges' Bead's. Davis" Miles', suioiils". Hangar's and I Taylor,*; Iteuiroliije?Leave Taylor's every . Tuosday at C a. in., touching at the above landings lucludlng doggsvllle, at tho usual hours. Wednesday for Crlsflold, Tnusior Islnnd. Boges villi!. Hoffman's, Evan's Bogs*;, Rullfonl and Hunting Crea't. Rotiirnlug?Lenvo minting | Cro:-k every Friday as T.:t.i \. M.. Out I ford B.TIO. Bocssville ISXooa, au-.l tho oUier.laiidlngs a) tho usual hours. Steamer TAMSIKB, cavt. s. u. Wilson, Tuesday and Friday fnrCrisflntd, Flnnoy's, OnoncoeJc. Pitts! Wharf. Cedar HaU.ltohobotb, Pucoinoiio City and Snow lilll. tteturnliic-T.oavo Snow mil every Monday and Tuursdity nt fra. in., touehlugat ibe above land? ings 'ii U'o usual hoars Ail Steamers leave Cris?eld for Balti L" more, on arrival of last down train. I Freight and passengers recelvod tor nil points ! on the X. Y.. Phlia. and Xorfolk, Wlcomlco and i Pocomoko, and Delaware, Maryland aud Vir- ' glnln Itnllroads. Positively no fn-lght received after 0 p. m. and must be prepaid to all i?.|nts. except oi: tho X. V. i'hila. aiKl XortoIS ltallroad. P. R. CLAP.X, General Agent, 105 South Streot, Ualtlmoro New Finn! New Goods! We will open on the 2nd day of June,! SSI, at UD GEWO O ll abon t 4 miles from PUNGOTEAG013, a large stock of n bought with much cure for cash. We can und will sell GOOD GOODS for SMALL PMCES. Call and see for yourselves at" W. Mean $ Son, John E. Fowler. MAIIIONVILLE. VA. DEALER IX Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Cogniac Brandy and other lino liquors for medicinal purposes specialties. G. B. PARSONS,? WACHAPBEAGHE CITY, (Fowelton) Accomac county, Va., MASTER BUILDER & CONTRACTOR. Otters his services to the public and is prepared tobuild houses of every kind and description by the day or contract. AT ANY rOIXT ON THE EASTERN SHORE. "Plans and Specifications furnished when desired at reasonable rates." lie can fiive best of references and will furnish security, when necessary. G. LLOYD DOUGHTY, helle havex. va., RESTAURATEUR, ana dealer in Wines, Jjiquors and Cigars, Meals at all hours, on the European plan. First-class lodging furnished. Livery Stables of Jacob, 13ro. & Co. attached, and passengers conveyed to any part of the Peninsula. II;ts recent? ly opened to the public a half-mile race course. Has branch houses at Ward town and Iladlock, Northampton coun ty, Va. F. W. BYRD, WITH Jas. Myer & Co., WHOLESALE GROCERS and dealers ix Tobacco, Cigars and Pipes ?0 CTJEAPSIDE, Baltimoee. WAITING. Sereue 1 told my luindaand wait. Jfor care tor wlud. imr tldn. uor son; I rave uu more 'ciinst ilmo or fato. For 1"'. my uwu shall come to mo. I stay my bantu, I make doHys; For what avails thla oagor pace! Island amidthe eterual ways, And what Is mluo shall know my face. j Asloep, awake, hy night or day, j Tlio friends 1 snek aroseeking mi1; Xn wind can drive my bar!; astray, Korchange tu? lido o? doatllfy. What manor If I 'Manet alouo? 1 wall with Joy Ihn coinluK years; My hunri shall reap whore It has sown, And gamer up Its fruit of loars. Tli? water* know iholr own, ami draw Tlie brocks that spring In yonder holghts; So Hows the good wllh c pial.law Unto ihoaoul of purodelights: The stars come nightly In tlio sky The tidal wave unto iliosen; Nor llmo, nor spare, nor deep, nor high, Can keep my own away from mo, -- 3 A Fair Fortune JluhterJ "Arc you bettor to day, Arthur? No- I see. that the cough still hangs; on.'' I It was a small sky-lighted room in the upper story of tiie house?ai room plainly burnished were it, not for the glow and beauty of the various. nii.'Vnmed oil paintings hanging around the wall, betokening an ar-' fist's studio. An easel stood in the middle of the. room witii a half finished picture on the rests, and a; powfolio of sketches occupied the1 table. Arthur Dorrilou lay on a sofa] before the fire, wrapped in a shab? by dressing gown, lie would have! been handsome if the extreme pal ! lor and pinched rigidity of his lea-! til res had allowed. Bhieycd, with S dark brown hair, and a wistful,] sensitive mouth; you con Id scarcely fail to see at the Ural glance that .' he was ill fitted to cope .with the! rough realities of Hie. He should] have been "born in the purple."1 instead of which it was his destiny j to struggle for daily bread! Qis mother sat knitting by the | window; a brisk, little old woman,;] with silver hair parted under the; whitest of muslin caps; and a com- j plcxion as fresh as a girl's, in spite of its many tine-seamed wrinkles.! Kilt there was a singular lack of! expression in the wide-open a/tirej eves: Mrs. Dorrilou was.?tone blind.! Aubrey Moore had come into the! melancholy ltttle room like a gleam 1 of sunshine, with his stately prcs-i enee and cherry voice. He was; one of those who carry with thorn j a wonderons invisible magnetism-.* aud. though the raven curls tlrjsj overhung his brow were already} threaded here and there with sor-1 row, he was darkly handsome as one of Byron's heroes. "It has been a bad day with Ar? thur,!' said the old lady, sighing.? f'This east wind always seems to aggravate his cough, and, besides, he has a severe headache." "Iu other words," said Aubrey, "he is a barometer who reflects the the state of the. weather." "Hoes it still raiuf" asked Dor-; rilon, languidly. "Like a deluge?the wind blows most dismally through the desert? ed streets." '?The worse for me," said the young artist, rising and preparing to clunge his shabby dressing gown for a shabbier coat. '?Dili von are not going out, Dor-' rilon?" I "J must. I give a lesson to Mrs. Seymour at twelve, and it is half past eleven ahead}." "Mrs. Seymour will not expect you in such weather as this!" "1 beg your pardon, Mrs. Sey-j mour is the most exacting of all! my pupils; aT whimsical, line lady, | whose last freak is art, and, wer? 11 to disappoint her in so much as a j delay of live minutes, the upshot would be a polite dismissal." "Theu let her dismiss you; aj woman has no right to be as uu-; reasonable as that." Dorrilou shook his head with a smile and a sigh. ??That is all very well, Aub.'cy Moere; but I am a poor artist with an empty purse, and Mrs. Sey mour's dollar a lesson happens to be a trifle with winch I cannot well afford to dispense." A paroxysm of coughing cut short' his sentence here; he sat down, ?? pressing one wasted hand to his J side. '?But, man. you. will be commit? ting suicide! Here I was to buy one of those pictures, cash down.? What's your price? Mind, it's to be understood in the bargain that you stay at home to-day, Mrs. Seymour or no Mrs. Seymour." "No, Aubiey," said the young man resolutely, "your rooms are al? ready over-crowded with 013- poor daubs. I Cjinuot let patronage de? generate itito charity. As loug as I can earn money, I will not accept' alms." "Well, look here, Dorrilou, you ! will admit that T am a pretty tol-i era hie amateur artist myself?" "So good a oue that I cannot put j any credence in your anxiety to; possess more of my efforts." "Give me that portfolio. I wiil \ go to Mrs. Seymour and give the ; lesson in your stead today, while j yon remain by the fire and recruit."! Dorrilou hesitated, but a second fit of coughing seemed to decide; the matter. Moore took the portfolio from him with gentle authority. . "It's Mrs. Seymour of Gilliflower place, isn't it! I'll make your ex? cuses, old fellow." And he was going before Dor-1 rilon could express his thanks or plead any objection. "This is just like Aubrey Moore," said the old lady earnestly. "He I has the kindest heart and the no blest impulses iu the world. And S now, Arthur, lie down again. Heuv jj en knows yon need the rest." ', A bright lire of anthracite coal ' was burning in the polished grate - in Mrs. Seymour's ''studio," 3Ti?. 10 ..Gillifiower place. For Mrs. Sey? mour, apt to go o(T in unaccounta? ble tangents, was just, now enthusi? astically devoted to oil paintings. "Such a divine art!', she sighed . wjth a shake ol her flaxen curls.? ".When one thinks of Rembrandt ; and Rosa Bnnherir, and all them [pear delightful creatures, one is ?actually inspired, as it were." It was altogether a differeut : apartment from Dorrilon's stud o. Curtains of crimson satin cast 1 roseate shadows on the white vel? vet carpet: tinted walls glowed with jgSfo^p?in;tings and became instinct the niiTl-ble-'lTfe daintylstntuetts' ^.f.iponicas aifd flame-hearted roses 'gleamed from costly painted vases, and inlaid tables groaned beneath their weight of expensive bij?utcrie; For Mrs. Seymour was rich, and Mrs, Seymour didn't fairly know what to do with her money, j "III, is he? Dear me,how unfor? tunate?and then, you sec, such .people haven't any business to be ?ill. Oh?you are his substitute? very well, theD, it, don't matter so much." I Mrs. Seymour's face brightened \m) from its first aspect of cloud as 'Mr. Moore ceremoniously opened /Iiis japanned box and put down 'the portfolio. I "I am so anxious to finish that idear, delightful 'Dying Brigand' before my next reception night," she lisped; "and Dr. Brayne says ;disappointmeats are very bid for my nerves. So we'll begin, if you ' please, Mr,?a?a?Morris." Aubrey smiled within himself? it was just as well that the languid ?fine lady should forgft his name. As he leaned over the back of her chair, directing the erratic course sbfher brush, voices twitted in the next room, of which the door was slightly ajar. i "I beg yon won't, start so, Mr. floras," said Mrs. Seymour, irrita? bly. "Von have no idea of the sen sirive'state of my nervous system! It's only my srter and her friend, ;aud they'll not disturb us. I never allow any one to interrupt my paint ring lesson." Kate Seymour was a stranger to Aubrey Moore, but surely?surely -Lie recognized the other voice. !? It was Ninia Brooke's silvery, Ijwire-like treble?the same he had c.oniehow connected in his mind ?*vith all that was sweet and tender &/.uul worthily. . j "I'm glad you've ccme, Ninia,'1 ('said Kate. "It was such a stupid rain.', day, and Lucretia is devoted to her horrid painting. That's right, bring out your embroidery, and now tell me all about the party. Was riff Aubrey there."' "Of course he was?and all devo? tion. Oh, it was funny to see how jealous poor Archie Vane was." "Yes; but Xiuia?between our selves now, don't you think you have treated Archie- rather shab ! MlyfV "Xousense?he'll.get over it. No man ever yet died of a broken ! heart. Archie was very well as r'ong as there was nobody else, but Mr. Moore is twice as rich, and 1 I do relish the idea of diamonds and j my own carriage." "But they say Mr. Moore is no longer young.'" "Weil," said Ninia, indifferently, he is old, but. then, you see, he'll' leave me a charming young widow all the sooner." "Mr. Marbury!" ejaculated the indignant Mrs. Seymour. "I beg you will pick up th.it color box - J lam really surprised to see that ! nothing is broken. 1 don't sec how I you could have been so careless.'? "It shall not occur again, mik I dam." said Aubrey, biting his lip, land bearing Mrs. Seymour's re? proaches with divided attention.? 'Was this the single-hearted, spiiit uelle young creature whom he had almost?resolved to make his wife' "Well, my dear, and when shall I be able to congratulate you?" went on Miss Kate Seymour, demurely. "Oh, very soon, I hope, if all goes right. He cert.tinly does seem [very much infatuated, and with a lit tle skilful maneuvering he must I come to the proposing point with? in a week at farthest.'L 'There's no fool like an old fool," quoted Kate mischievously. "No, indeed, that's very true," re? turned Ninia, with the utmost gravity. "I wish, Kate, you'd lend me a skein of the blue floss. I have only two shades, snd I want three." "There, Mr. Martin," cried the fine lady, triumphantly stepping back a pace or two to get a full view of her picture. "1 do really think I've put in that bit of shadow very prettily!" "Very," said Aubrey Moore, scarce knowing what he was talk ing about. "Kate! Kate!" called out Mrs. Seymour. "Come here and look at tn> picture. I've improved it very much in this lessQii. If I could only get that delicious dea/l look in the brigand' face!" /Aubrey Moore flushed and hesi? tated; but he could not run away, neither could lie creep under the j table, so he boldly stood his ground, 'leaning against the wall, with pal? ette and mahl stick in hand, as '? Kate Seymour and her friend, Miss I Brooke, entered in response to Iiis ! pupil's exultant call. "Yes. it's very pretty," said Kate, j who had not much taste for the fine arts. "Don't j-ou think, Ninia? \ but bless me, what's the matter?" i She might well ask, for the fair face toward which she turned her glance had grown pale as ashes. "Miss Brooke, is naturally sur? prised at the unexpected apparition of an old acquaintance in the capa city of painting-teacher" said Mr. Idoore., coming to Niriia's aid with a cool courteous bow. "But as tcy friend Dorrilon was ill. and unable to fulfill his appointment, Mrs. Sey? mour kindly allows me to take his place this once, sooner than lose her lesson." Mrs. Seymour stared. Kate looked puzzled. Ninia could have sunk into the floor with embarrass merit and mortification. The door 'had stood ajar. Mr. Moore must certainly have .had the benefit of every word ol their conversation! ? Had she. s^pod so near success in her brilliant matrimonial plans to be foiled a t last, ujul .by....her -own ?faulty-; Sli ft;;bit'll ei^scaulefc''lrpaiirtiL the blow came. "Miss Brooke," went on Aubrey, politely, as he rectified with his brush an error in the fore-shorten? ing of the "Dying Brigand's" arm, "I believe [ had made an appoint? ment to call oii .von this afternoon. Under the circumstances" (he looked intently at her as spoke these words) "you will scarcely blame me, if I request to be excused from keeping it. Mrs. Seymour,- I believe our lessou has exceeded its usual length by sonic minutes.'?* . Mrs. Seymour glanced at the little clock, embowered in malachite fern leaves, all veined and ]p\v dered with gold, and murmured an assent. " . "If you will pay me the dollar I will convey it to my friend Dorrilon, who will, I trust, himself to be able to give you the next lessou on Wednesday. Thank you, madam." And Aubrey Moore, worth at the lowest calculation, seventy -thou? sand dollars, as Miss 2s'inia Brooke, had often computed, pocketed the dollar bill, and, bowing a respect? ful adieu to the three ladies, left the luxurious mansion m Gillitlow er ulnce. He had given a lesson, but he had also received one, and grateful was he for the revelation that had come just in time to prevent his be? coming the prey to a heartless for taue hunter. In this case a kind action had been its own reward. Mrs.Daniel Weidncr.New Baden, Texas was cured of severe neural? gia by St Jacobs Oil, the great pain-cure. l!e;>ftir Shop oa the Farm. Every farmer who has any me onaurcal'genius siiCnld have some" place where in rough or stormy weather be can go in and make such repairs on Iiis farm implements as his knowledge of mechanics will enable hi n to do well. If the farm be large and the farmer skilful, ir, pays to have a small building by itself, where not only carpenters' tools are to be found, but also a blacksmith's forge, with a few of the most important tools. The firm? er who can turn his hand so as to use successfully both the carpen? ter's plane and the blacksmith's hammer, is truly fortunate, because it enables him to not only mend his farm implements during leisure hours in the winter, but it also en? ables him to repair a sudden break? down in the busy season, much quicker than he usually could if he had to depend on others living at distance. It is not, however, good policy for the farmer to turn his at? tention so much to mechanic; as to neglect his farm, there is a point beyond which it is neither profit? able or good policy to go. Farming should be the principal business of the farmers life; to this occupation he should give his prin? cipal and his best thoughts; what? ever other business he may engage in, he should treat as aside busi? ness, and never let it interfere w ith his principal business. He who lets the weeds grow while lie isj building a wagon, had better be without a repair shop, but he who only spends Iiis leisure hours in re? pairing farm implements, will find Iiis repair shop among his best in? vestments. s On a farm where there is a fam? ily of boys the repair shop is a necessity, if the boys are to receive thorough instruction, and the farm is to be made attractive. The boy who is a hie to make his own sled feels an independence which is un? known to the boy who has never had an opportunity to become ac? quainted with the use of'tools, and when he tas a farm of his own the practice which the repair shop gave him, will enable him to readily make most of the. repairs on the farm, and if he -has leisure, make many new improvernenis. A re? pair shop should always be a build? ing by itself, because if in connec? tion with others, it increases the risk of fire, and makes the rate of insurance very m nob higher. True and Faithful. "Charlie! Charlie" clear and sweet as a note struck from a sil? ver bell, the voice rippled over the common. "That's mother," cried one of the boys, and he instantly 'threw down his bat and picked up his jacket and cap. "Don't go yet! Have it out!" "Finish this game! Try it again!" cried the players in noisy chorus. "1 must go?right oil'?this min? ute. I cold her I'd come whenever she called." "Make believe you didu'n hear!" they exclaimed. "But I did hear." She won't know you did." "But I know it and"? '?Let him go'" saw a bystander, "you can't do any any thing with him; he's tied to bis mother's apron strings." '?That's so," said Charles, and it's to what every boy ought to be tied, and in a hard knot, too." "I wouldn't be such a b?by as to run the minute she called." "I don't call it babyish to keep one's word to his mother," answer? ed the obedient boy, a beautiful light glowing in his blue eyes. "I call that manly; and the boy who don't keep his" word to her wdl never keep it to any one else?you see if he does;" and- he hurried away to his cottage home. Thirty years have" passed since those boys played on the common. Charlie Gray is a prosperous .busi? ness man?? in.'a-great',- city and his mercantile ri'riends say of him that his- word "is his bond.." We. asked-; , hi}\iJjoiv-. !ie>.;ncqoi?ed ^'ucbK'k, retnii fatioi).- "I never broke'"'my word when ahoy, no matter how great a temptation, and the habits formed then have clung to me through life." An exchange remarks that, "the best teachers are those who learn something new themselves every day," so we announce this day that several thousand important cures have been made by the use of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup. Tedious Talkers. How many tedious talkers one is forced to tolerate in the highways and byways of society! They com? mence a sentence and pause, make a great account of a prolonged "and," use a word and then ex? change it for another, and consume so much precious time that, tiie listener becoming impatient, what they say is deemed small compen? sation for the time occupied. Sur rounded by bright spirits, ail of whom have something to say well worth the hearing, it is insufferably annoying to be obliged to sit out? wardly calm and respectful and listeii to long-drawn sentences, the pith of whose meaning could have been expressed in a few well chos? en words. It may be said in exten? uation ?lint all have not the power to talk right on." But the habit of talking well may be acquired. In the first place, one must be sure he has something to say before mo nopolizing the time which might otherwise be profitably and pleas? antly employed; and then, in a few simple, well-adapted words' bear part in the general conversation.? The wiser and more educated the society in which one finds himself, the less the necessity of robbing the dictionary for its polysyllables. The best one has to say, is best said in the simplest manner, for all love that "talk" which seems the natural overflow of the mind. Also discard all desire to shine, and lis? ten with respectful attention when others speak. Horse I'Jiysio^aoniy. A horse's head indicates his character very much as a man's does. Vice is shown in the eye and mouth; intelligence in the eye and in the breadth between the ears and between the eyes; spirit in the eye and in the pose in the noble uostril, and active ear. The size of the eye, the thinness of the skin, making the face bony, the large, open, thin-edged nostril, the fine ear, and the thin, fine mane and fore-top are indications of high breeding and accompany a high sf run gjUervous organization, which, with good limbs and muscular pow? er, insures a considerable degree of speed in the animal. The stu? pidly, lazy horse, that drivers call a "lunk-head," has a dull eye usu ally, narrow forehead, and con tracted poll. He is always a blun? derer, forgets himself, and stum? bles on smooth ground, gets him? self and his owner into difficulties, balks himself, i* sometimes posi? tively lazy, but often a hard goer. He needs constant care and watch? fulness on the driver's part. A buy? er of equine flesh should be able to detect the good and bad qualities of the animal he contemplates pur? chasing. This valuable knowledge is only acquired by a careful study of the various parts of the horse physiognomy.?American Agricul? turist. The World's Money. A statement just made by the Director of the Mint, says a Wash? ington dispatch, gives some inter estiugfacts about the money circu? lation of the world. But one coun? try in the world has as much circu? lation as this, and the average amount per head of population in I his country is nearly two and a half times as great as throughout the civilized world generally. In other words, the amount of paper and metallic circulating medium in this country is 81,745,000,000,.or more than double the amount in Great Britain and Ireland, though not quite so much as France has. the total there being $ 1.990,000,000. France has certainly a wonder? ful ability to make moi eyand keep it at home. Not only fias she paid her immense war indemnity within the past few years, bin she has now a greater amount of money in cir dilation than any other country in the world and a larger sum per head of population. The average amount of money in active circula? tion per head in France is $42.55, while in the United States it is but ?2-1.16 per bead. Yet as this is nearly two and a half times che av? erage total for the civilized world, it ought tt> be quite satisfactory.? The average of the world is about 810per head of population. This! does not represent-the amount ot' money value distributed in proper? ty, but tlie actual amount of money in active circulatipiLiu the civilized world. The total in the thirty-nine coun? tries given in the-tables is about ten billions, though for some in? scrutable reason China is omitted from the list: Five countries have a larger average of circulating me? dium per headvthau this. They are: France, $42;5o^;Oubrt, $42:21; Cape of Good Hop??&iy, $33.10; Bel? gium, S30.4'!J;^Ltj|ci?nds, $2G.27. In many ()f^i1|rSe;?ases, however, the amount of "coin is quite small - and the paper, large. In France; : however, the.amount of paper, is-, less than .-the. gold, .and. less than.. h aif t >f .che ?old; and; s i 1 ver,. w iiilei n.-; ?.this coun try the ainoan t .0l paper is more tliau the gold" 'and silver-tq gether. : .??;.., '?/....'.' ;--r::\,:l^.:\ > *$lxe_ #? c?.riiiljri^ ^bivjng^Tio^ gblrf circulation, according to"Life table, are Ceylon and British India-, having each a small amount of pa? per and the remainder silver.? British India has over one billion dollars circulating medium in sil jver, which, however., is only $4.10 per head, while the paper is but twenty seven cents per head. The total amount of circulating medium in this country, whether iu active circulation or in banks and national treasuries, is $3(3.40 per head, a sum in excess of that had per head by the population of any country except France. There the total is $.12.82 per head. In Ceylon, where Governor Cleveland's sister has been as a missionary for years, the paper circulation is fifty seven cents per head and the silver twenty eight cents. A Voting Boctor's Bill. A romantic story is told by the Chicago Inter-Ocean. The charm, ing daughter ot a wealthy gentle man "residing in the suburbs of Chi? cago was seriously ill, and finally her case was pronounced hopeless by all the eminent doctors summon? ed to attend her. As a last resort a young physician ot the place was called in. He modestly but em? phatically declared his ability to save the patient, ami he was en? trusted with the case. Constant watchfulness and unremitting at? tention were crowned with success. In a week the invalid began to im? prove; two weeks found her out of danger; in three weeks she could sit up, and at the end of four weeks she was wed and could take lonx drives with her devoted doctor. He had indeed redeemed his pledge? had saved his charge, Here is the sequel: One -fj ;v;r a fte? th a eomple iejro.om^.-> ery of the young lady was positively assured, the. fathercalled the young doctor into his library. Taking him by the hand, he said: ''Young man, you have saved my daughter. I told you that if you did so you would be compensated ait whatever price you choose to lix your ser? vices, lam now ready to carry out my part of the agreement, a? you have so nobly done your work." "Do you really wish to pay me my own price?" asked the young doc? tor, anxiously. "Indeed, I do, sir." "Then I ask you togive your daugh? ter to me in marriage," was the un? expected request. Tue old gen tie man was naturally a little as ton* islied at the uature of the auswer. He hesitated a moment, then touched a bell. A servant answer? ed. "Tell Hattie to step here," was the command. Iu a minute the daughter entered the room. The father and the doctor stood facing one another. "Ilattie," said the old gentleman, "do you feel that you have fully recovered?""! am as well as ever, father/' "Doyou im? agine what your doctor wishes iu compensation for his services iu saving your life/" wasche sternly put question. "No," said the girl, anxiously, "but I am sure ha de? serves any thing reasonable." "But; I consider his charge extortionate," was theemphatiorejoinder. "What is it, father, I feel sure that Doctor -would not be unreasonable."? ".Not unreasonable! Why, Hattie' he asks that Icotiseutto bis making you his wife. What have you to 'say to that?" Hattie blushed vio? lently tora minute, her little foot played with the rug on the floor, then looking up archly, first at her father and next at the young doc? tor, who bad meantime uttered no word, she said: "You say, father, when I was sick all the other doc? tors gave me up and assured me nothing but death?" "Yes, my daughter." "And Dr.-took my case under those circumstances, fold you he would save me and nursed me back to health and life?" "Yes.'? "Then, father, it strikes me that if I was au auditing com? mittee aud had to pass upon this bill, I'd argue that the one who brought me back to my health from app irent death would be pret? ty safe for me to be entrusted to when health was fully regained. I would check his bill O. K., ami say uothi ugubeutextortionate charges. The wedding will be duly cele? brated in a very short time. He Loved Her. "Do you love me, dearest?" she asked of her crusty old husband. "Did you pay those bills yester? day?" "Yes, but do you?" "Is there.anything you want-par? ticularly to-day?" "No/but do you love me, dear? est?" "Well, I guess I do,?' he then cautiously replied, as he carefully placed a newspaper over the pocket where he carried his money.?New York Graphic.