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BRATTLEKORO, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER f), 1887. SO. 530. Tllii VERMONT TIKENIX, ,,,.( ynii.Mdxr kwoki xvii iwiimkh, united Mtty I, lsmt,) I'l'llMHtlMI KVKHV FIUI1AY !1Y iiiknc II .V HT HUMAN, HIIATTI.UIIOHO, vt. . II.UMS: Sl.riOivrywir in mlvnmi'j If nntpiil.t mihiii 1 1n- .-nr. J'.'iiO. K wis 1'K AllXKUTHlNII fliniUllI'll nil niill'Atlim. I'litliH. Iti'iitlm, rtinl .Mnirliw iiiiIiIIhIiM five; i .l.ilti.u v Ni.tlivi, VanU of Tlimikn, i-toM 7ft ct. iht hi. )i .r Vi llni'Mor Uhi, hnti'iv.1 nt llii' llmtll.-t.oro 1'ont OflUn iw wconil. Iiihn tiiuil ninlU'r. I) I, KllK.NCH, H, II, HimiMAK, Uusinrss CHnrts. i.HHIt.1l.iN .V JUNiNli, n tlrnmit luummv nmj Ileal Kilnle Agrntit, Itrpit wilting CniuMinl's uhotw niwtH nre over lJOO,(((l(,(KM). TKSKMKHTB TO LET. Atfi'llN fur llAtit'lICK FlItR KxTINIlUlHHERfl. i nil. 111 Jii'w iMiik HIiK'k, r. .Main ,t Klllut KIh llltATIi.KIIUKO, VT. t .TUU.1I,!Y V .11. It'll,",, A 1 i OK.N K YN AT LAW, Hunk lll.K'k, Hruttlrl.irn, Vt. t i. .ii i i,i,i:ic, i)., A. rin.sii'iAX and NimiitioN, 1 1- .u.i- ink, limit'..; iiiiun.iiis i'.' tu a,; tn i pin. nil. AI.VI.V K.H.ll'l1, llK.NTlHT, HiHiki r Mink. HiiltllfUilo, Vt I .t.ui: .ii. i vi.iiit. fj ATTOHNKY AT LAW, Wllli.lon III.K k, llr.Utl. lK.ru. Vt Hi), noi.ro, .n. . I'HSHIliAN AMI M'l((ll:oX i'tl i- mill irslili-iiw iv.r. Main un.l Hnliuit SIR M iL.tiii1 truiii I t.i itul n in 7 n'l-l.H'k p. in. llrnllM Vt I u . .v co., I . III. l. KUS IS l.li.Mlli:illll' ALL KINHS 1 1. "J Kl.ll WllTl, HlllllUlKIIH. VI I tn:s roM, M, .ii. ii,, fi I IIYMCIAN AMI HI HtlKON, ..'Ill Clusl.y Itl.K'k, uplM.slti- 'lVlt.liiim Kx. I mUv ll.lllIK H til l A. 1 l.l .'I p. II. II. m I. mi. I'.l 51.1 n St Hrimli'lmni, VI ni. w-kiihtimi, .ii, i. , OMiv mill iphlilciuv II Klllut kt., llinlll,.. , VI nnki' liuiimlM'ruiiiHA. u. 1 tn 2 mul . i i I J ! u. ni:itv ri:i ki:ii, u. i. M'KUKON AMI IIOMIKl'ATIIIST, i .111. .Mil K'sMi luv, Nn. ." (Inin Mni't. Ollliv I., hi I in i.i :i.ii mi.l 7:eo to '.i.mi p. h. N.h'IuI nt i. nti.m iriwti lo rtitniiicili4'm.K, H.KI.S .V M ' Alt , ATHIK.NI.YH.I OIUNSKLLlllCS AT LAW ....I S..h. Iliiinuf IMtcntH, llnittl.-lii t. II .1. Alll'l.'.VIMIt, Maikrt MiH-k, Klll.it I i. M IliMler III Tujrt, Kmiry (IiknN, HimkN, -I ll.illl'l. Nl'ttSlkllK'tH, .MiiKiim-.H mul IViIihII- . il Sulisrrlptli.im riHviiiHl fur tin' itlndi.il iii'mk. I, i..-M itii.l iii.iiuhii'H uiul funiai-tltl by mall nr illli'l'Vll i '. itoi.Mi i:ii, ) . I'lliK INMIUANl'K AdKNT, l'litlivy, Vt. Klrstcrn Inbcstmcnts. Vermont Loan&Trust Company ilNt'OHlMltATKII.l ullioii..l 1'iipllul 375,. I'nlil up npllnl STIl.tllMI. Sin-.'. -..,is t.i tin' .'ti'iisii' lititiiifK of Mi-rrl-!i. 1,1 Slii.riimn nf (Irtuiil Korku, liakuta Six .u.i our half mul wii'ii ht ivnt KU.irnnUi'il loans i sj.. . i.i It AImi ..'tti tnlly m'l.ititl iiiiirnaran r.-.i;1 mul S ikt ii'lit lotiiii Kor llirorinatliin mul I., mi imiiilri' of tl. A MARSHALL, I'iihIiIit of r. ..pi. h National Ikink of lliatlk'lioro, or of M NN. Jr., WIlniiiiKton, Vt. Hailroan & Strnmsljip Eirhcts. Western Tickets oVKU ALLl'lttXCtl'AL LINKS: liairi-ai,'.' i-lwrk -.1 llirinili; SUvpInu far l'rtlis wi-tinnl. Tickets by Cunard and Allan Lines Ttt and iroiu all KiiioiNnu M,rt. IIiiju-s alayH hau aHnutjiKi' ( lowest ratcn. rn fuitlu r luforiiiuliiin apply to I!. V. IKItOKM, Aurill, TvU t OtlUt'. ldiilmatl Mation, HrattHK.ro. A HARDWARE S PAINT STORE iron oveu 50 "Years! A tftntl wliilo U it nut i Our storo is ohl v know, tntt, ptasi tuko notkv, our yinMl nronsftvsh ami nir ns jMtiltle. Wo nri iwi-iviiiif almost ilaily AVu (IihhU, vhoive ami rh'iht. u luivu the Iartt Hardware & Iron Store In Kmitliom Vermont, nver 1.10 feet iletM mi tliu roiinil tlnor iiml ovtr 6"WW square fet't in our two stories, hfsiiles n larye cel lar in which we have a lnrw awl mi'11-mj-L'l-ii-il tJjtck nf lliinlware. lrun uml Steel. TaMo ami TiK-ket mul Cutlery, Hint TooK, ItihwtotiV Snwii l'nintd. Oilri ami VnrniHlics. Lime, CVinent ami Hair, lor, Sash ami lilimN, etc., Wiro Nails, Cut Nails, utinnjs tin1 ffst. We liave sold tor over 13 YEARS Ami with unviiiyiiis success tlio justly t'olo Iiruteil LONGMAN & MARTINEZ MIXED PAINTS. You liail vastly lii'tter tiso olil fnsliidiiwl whito li'inl mul oil nml mix yourself than urn any risk with tlio great majority of mi.vi'il paints oiri'ii'd. Our Itnidy Mix cil I'nliilH have tlio strongest guaranty ui.ssililu to l.o luailu uml Mover fail to please. hi IjmtjMitu .1' Martinez erery lime. Our nim is to sell tlio Ileal (Imult in tlio market at very i'Idm) priees unit ttlieitiji its tine nt the Inweitt. If you ilo not ninny seo what you wish, nil for it, as wo cannot keep nil our great stock in sight. At tho olil ktnuil, Williston Sumo Illock. CJ. H. E. BOND, Furnishing Undertaker COX'S lll.Ot'K, HHATTUMIOnO, VT. AM, OHDUliS, 1IAV OH NK1HT, 1'UOJIITI.Y ..... i ..rv,I1E1 TO l.uniiM. lioariipue! tUHU""' Ei v Vtjm m h w ,a juiiueDxa.aaokmgOousn.wnouD.un a- - - . , ANODYNE tury, Chronio VI arrhcua. Kldnoy '1 ruubtoi, nnd Hjitiml DlaeaaeSi Wfl will aeod free, postpaid, to nil wbu Head their irat.jd' umphmt TTL-.t an ...v... ....-Prtlfct from ua, nd requt .... w. - .,, nittall U rufuudfd If not abundantly aatUfled. Canada. I. 8. ny part of tho United Btal or THE MOST WONDERFUL FAMILY REMEDY POWDER Absolutely Pure. nit iiin in-rr viirirn, ( luni'VCI UT ItUrity, MniiKtlt anil w liMleHttiniMits, Miii tt'oiiouiluul than the unlinary klmN.atnli'animt tvwiM liunm ivttttiii ulth tfiH iiiiiltltii.lK nr l.tw ifui tt...t-t weight, alum or pliospliutr HmliTrt. NoM tmly II IIIMKi 1VU1AI. 1IAK.IMI -(IWKH I'll., ftl'W lOlk, CURE Pkk Iialdclie n-til rt-mne nil the troulit.i tnrl.lent tn a Mlioim stat (if the h htj-ni, suth tin H7.iiit-Hx, NaiiH-u, DrtiUKliii-KM, Hl-tri'n afttr rating, I'ain m tliH Hitlf, Ac Whilf tht lr tiuwt remarkable huo etw4 im.s iMi-n suown m curing SICK Ileatlaelie, w t Caimr'K I.ittl'lJir l'ilUanunial ly a1untiU la Oiistipatiuti. curing and i)ivv-ntin OiUatiiioineoinplaint. while tln-y af wrrtft all iliinlft-H r tin hUhiukIi, htiiuutam the Uwr aiul ri'Kiitate the 1oweh. Et-ii (f they only eurwl HEAD Aehe tliey mdiiM lm ulimt prleelt'HM to tlios who hiilTfr fumi tliirt ilMreHhiK eotupUIat; hut fnrtu-nat-ly their k'khIuhm imt etut lire, ami tlnw. w ho once try them will llml thi-w little pills alu ahle hi ho many wan (hut thfy will not Ik? wlllinj tu do w itlmut tliem, Itut after all nick, head ACHE 1a the twine of b many liven that her Is where we make our tfrent Itoast. Our pilH cure It while othrrH do lint L'arter'H Utile Liver WW are wry umall nml ery easy to taLe ne or two nilW make a dose They are Ktrk-tlv veKeUihle and do not ktw or purge, but hy their gentle aetfou please all who UMethem IiitlaW at m cents; Ave for $1. Hold hy ilrugKlatH everywhere, or went hy mall. CARTER MEDICINE CO., NEW TOIIK CIT7. STARCH The Flrt ODtl Onlr Atarrti put up by ntrn rliu hnvit n tintrtlrul knottleUiv ttf Ike Inuntlry prrlou. It rnqutrea no eooktog, repithlrgairomuekinE knd linen fromblisterititf vhilelroniojr.andKlvM hlrti. ouiTind oolUrttbftt jtirTueio nrl beautiful polish tbty hft wbin new, which TrjboJy knowi keep them clttn twice long, Hwr of Imitfttlom. Bee that the nam J. C. ItUDINCtER St imOH., New IT yon. Conn , U vD etry paekt. SOLD DY ALL OU0CEK8. tt CONNtCTIOH WITH TItl9 STARCH 03E BLEACHING BLUING thotiteat. Cheapest and Be it preparation jetdlieoT. troA for bleachtuir linen. It invariably tnakrt your clot tea anowy white. Ask. your Lrocer for it. T'lLLS are aflui'clf, bleasant.safe and sura cure for dis ordered serM or stomach. indiflestion.dyS- bebsia.conifi'bafion'.VIerv'dus'' oreneral debijWy, hendacfta lassitude, etisea$es of Vomert, llC. AeftTI CUT KB IUUI0TVV1-. . . If . 't l.'rt- 3n t rri lil the beautiful rolcrertpicTuro.inev AoouuHCJiRi.r?ricorosCaJ Wall Sf.N.VTi Short Hints On SOCIAL ETIQUETTE. C'nlnilleil from tlio latest au.l U'stuorkt on tlie sulijirt l.y "Aunt Matll.la."J l'rlco 40 conts. Tills 1 m m V slioiil(l 1 111 eery family desirous of Vniiwlng "Hie in..r tliliiK toilo." Weall ileslre toU'liaie l.roi.'lly, ami to know what Is the liest heluKil of iiiaimers. What shall we tiaeli our eliil.ln'il lliut they may k out Into the world well lireil men and women "HIIOKT HINTS" n tains the answer and will l' lualliil to any ail dress, l.mlaKe iieaid, oil reeelpt of prhv. SPECIAL. Until further notice h will mail eaeh of our f l lends a eijpy of the aliove aluahle Imm.U gratis and freeof .taKe If they will mall us 1.'. wrap- I reof Ihiliiiln.' KI.1IIIC I4nap. ny uii.iiuk uy II... i. riini.M's as (oil would a liewspaiier tlielsist- age will l only twoeents. Alwnjs put your full inline and addri'ss on the outside of the Imndle, nu.lwrlle the wonl "Kllinelle" also, and then we will know who wnds It. I. L. CRAGIN & CO., PHILADELPHIA, PA. COCKLE'S ANTI-BILIOUS PILLS, THE GREAT ENGLISH ItEMEDY (or Llrnr, Mlf, Inillg' .lion, via I'ree fii.ln Iit fury i "".alilu. only l'ur V. k, tl.lo IiiuiwiUiim. isVnt. C. N. ('It I TTK.NTOr. New York. FOR INTERNAL AND- EXTERNAL USE. coutulnlna lofor mutlou of wry great value. Bv rybody should liav thla book, and tbo who end for It will ever after tbank their luoky etara. it aball reo.U oertlflcat. tht tb mon.y bU . ! a a no. Eprea prepaid to ,d requeei n, bu , - . , Betall price, 85 oU. 0 fVai ' . .ituaoM A no.. P. O. Box 81 orlc. oooia.t --.. um. JOHNSON & CO., P. O- LINIMENT CURRENT AFFAIRS. The Atiirrlciui ?mllo) Tho fov-ln)y of tx1ay, especially on tlio northern ranges, sayn a writer in HariwrB MfiiuiuH, in of nn entirely ilifTeront type front tho original cow-lmy of Texas, Now conditions Jmvo produced tho chiuitfo. Tlie rnii go cattle ItuiinunH of Kunsiui, Nehrnskn, Colorado, Wyoming, Montaim and Dakota is a now husineKH. Those euuged in it nn proprietorB are chielly from tho Htutes itu ii ted cast of tho Missouri river and north of tho Indian territory. Ainon them aro aho many Englishmen, Scotchmen, French men and Germans of large means, embrac ing titled men who have embarked In the busineiet qulto extensively. Mnny of these camo to Americn originally as tourists or for the purpose of hunting buffaloes ; hut tho attractiveness of tlio cattle business nr rested them, and they have become virtu ally, if not through tlio act of naturaliza tion, American herdsmen. Sumo of this class have, from tho fureo of romantic teni perameut and tho exhilaration of range life, themselves participated actively in the duties of the cow-lioy. Organization, discipline and order cluii -ucterire tho now undertakings on tho north ern ranges, In u word, tho cattle business of that section is now anil has from the be ginning been carried on upon htrletly busi ness principles. Under such proprietor ships, and guided by such methods, a new da s of cow-lmy- have been introduced and de eloped, Some have come from Texas, and have brought with them a knowledge of the arts of their calling ; but the number from the other states and the tenitories constitutes a large majority of the whole. Some are graduates of American college, and others of collegiate institution in Ku rope. Many have resorted to the ctreupa tioti of coulroy teiiiM)t ariIy und for tho pur v of learning tho range cattle business, with tho view of eventually engaging in it on their own account, or in tho intrust of friends desirous of investing money in the enterprise. The life of the cow tmy is always one of excitement and nf romantic interest. His waking hours when ''tiding on trail" are spent in the saddle, nnd at night ho makes his lied UH)ii the lap of mother earth. The great herds which ure j early driven out of Texas to tho northern tangos umuiI ly embrace from IJ.VM) to l(HM) oung cattle each, nml tho movement lias since its lie j ginning, alsmt IS years ago, amounted to ! about l.lKKUMWHiead, worth nearly ..n,(HK)(. j 0)0. Kneh herd is placed in charge nf a luiss, m ith from eight to ten eow-lmys, n pro vision wagon and a cook. Kour hnrMw ure supplied to each cow Imy, for the duty is an arduous one. Tho range rattle when away from their accustomed haunts are suspicious and excitable, and need to be managed with the greatest care t keep them from stam leding. When "on trail" they ure "close herded" at nightfall, and all lie down with in a spare of altout two acres. The cow lsys then, by watches, ride around them nil night long. The sensible presence of man seems to give the animals n feeling of se- curity. j The journey from southern lexastoMon- tana requires from four to six mouths, Herds are also driven from Oregon and Washington Territory to Wyoming nnd j eastern Montana. It is impossible for one who ha not hud actual experience in "rid ing on trail" tn imagine the dilliculties in volved in driving a large herd of wild rat tle over mountain rnnges, across desert lands where in some cases food and water are not found for many miles, uml where streams must be crossed which are liable to dangerous freshets, A lurge part of the northern rnnges is embraced in the area which Silas ltent, an accomplished meteorologist, terms "tho birthplace of tho tornado," Thunder aud lightning are here frequent, and they are especially terrifying to range cattle. The most thrilling incident in the life of the cow I oy occurs on tho occasion of a thun der storm ut night. Such an occurrence is thus described from personal observation by Mr. William A. lhtillie Umhman, an Knglish writer : "On the nppntach of one of thee vio lent outbursts the whole force is ordered on duty j the spnre horses of which each man has always three, and often as ninny as eight or ten arecnrefully fed and tethered, and the herd is 'rounded up,' that is, col lected into as small a -space ns possible, while the men continue tn ride nmuud the densely-massed herd, Like hnres, cattle derive courage from the clof.o proximity of man, The thunder peuls, and the vivid lightning Mashes with uuuiiug brilliancy, as with lowered heads tho herd eagerly watch tho slow, steady pace of the cow pouies, and no doubt derive from it a com forting sense of protection. Sometimes, however, a wild steer will 1h unable to con trol his terror, and w ill make a dash through a convenient opening. The crisis is at huud, for tho example will surely be followed, and in two minutes tho whole herd of H HX) head will have broken through the lino of horse men aud be awuy, one surging, liellowiug mass of terrified beasts. Knncy a pitch dark night, a pouring torrent of ruin, tho ground not only entirely strange to tho men, but very broken and full of danger ously feteep wnter-courses and hollows, nnd you will huvo a picture of cow-hoy duty on rucIi a night. They must head oir tho leaders. Onco fairly off, they will stam pede 20, HO and even -10 miles ut a stretch, und muny brunches will stiuy from the main herd. Not alone tho reckless rider, rushing headlong nt breakneck pace over dangerous ground in dense darkness, but also the horses, small, insignificant lieasts, but mutchless for hardy endurance und willingness, ure perfectly aware how much depends uou their speed that night, If it kills them. Unused till the last moment remains tho heavy cowhide 'yuirt' or whip, uml tho Hiwerful spurs with rowels tho size of livo-shilliiig pieces. Urged on by a shout, the horses sjeed uhugide the terrilied steers until they manage to reach the lead ers, when, swinging n round, nnd fearless of horns, they press back tho bellowing brutes till they turn them. All tho men pursuing this mauu'uvre, tho headlong ruh is nt last checked, aud the leaders, punting and lashing their sides with their tails, are brought to a stand, when the whole herd is again 'rounded up.' " Throughout tho northern ranges sobriety, self-restraint, decent behavior, and fuith fuluess to duty are enjoined uiou the cow boys, A great improvement is ulso observ able in the cow-ltoys of Texas, Deeds of violence among them uro now few. Tho mottife of tho entire rungo aud ranch cattle business of tho United States now compares favorably with that of other lurge enter prises. 4 r flit TelcacopcM. It is frankly admitted, says 1'rof, Young In tho Forum for Septemlier, that for ordi nary work enormous instruments aro not advantageous ; those of moderate dimen sions will do fur more easily und rapidly the work of which they uro capable. It would bo poor economy to shoot squirrels with Hfteeu-iuch cuuuon, Observers with smaller instruments, if they have sharp eyes and use them faithfully, can always find enough to do und cuu do it well. Hut tho great telescope has two advuutuges which uro decisive. In the tirst place, it collects more light, ami so makes it jsissi blo to use higher magnifying powers, and thus virtually to draw nearer to tho object studied thau wo can with a smaller one; and, In tho next place, in consequence of what is known as "diffraction," tho image of a luminous point made by a largo lens is smaller and shaiper than that made by u small one. Tho smaller the telescope the larger are the so-called "spurious disks1' of the stars, no that In tho case of a close doub le star for instance, where our nine-inch telescope shown only nn oval disk, the twenty-threo-inch shows two lino distinct ly Boparutcd points, It i true that the nt mosphcric disturbances, which alwnyn pre vail to a greater or less extent, very seri ously affect tho "seeing" with largo instru ments. Tlio "power of tho prince of tho nir," which is to an astronomer tho very type of the "total depravity of inanimate tilings," on nine clenr nights out of ten de prives a grent telescope of much of its just superiority, so that on an ordinary night a good observer with an nperturo of twelve or fifteen inches can make out all that can bo fairly seen with twenty-four or thirty inches at tho same time. And yet tho writer has continually veri fied in his experience tho observation of Mr. Clark, who said ; "You can always seo with a largo telescope overy thing shown by a smaller one a little better if the seeing is bad ; immensely better if it Is good." Dutwhen a really good night comes, as once in a while ft does, then to a great tel escope heaven opens, new worlds appear, new forms and features aro discovered, old illusions aro dissipated, and observations and measurements before beyond the reach of human skill become possible, easy, nnd accurate. In fact, tho reasonableness of wanting still larger telescopes Is identically tho sumo as that of wanting u telescope ut all. Of course, it is iuqMmsihle to predict what discoveries will be made with the great Lick teloseopo when it is erected on itsiunimtaiu of privilege very likely none; it is not jtossihle now to go out at night, us some seem to think, uml pick up "discov eries" ns one would gather (lowers in a for est. Itut we maybe sure of this, thut it will collect data, with micrometer, cumern, and spectroscope, which will remove many old dilliculties, will cleur up doubts, will actually advance our knowledge, and w hut is still more important, will prepare the way and hew-the steps for still higher climbing tow anl the stars. A Mrtv Imbor Oriiniilntton A new lalsir organization, lately started in Chicago, is called the "Progressive Or der of American Workiugmen," nml it ap pears worthy of encouragement. The principles b) which it is governed are ma terially different fmni thus which control moist, if not nil, of the numerous htltor so cieties now existing. None but actual workers cuu become members, und opKi- sitoii to strikes is a fundamental principle I The order claims that every difference can le adjusted by arbitration, hi cae of dif- , fere nees between employers und wmkiuen, the men concerned me to Use their listen ' den vors to effect an adjustment. After a failure in the tirst effort, the matters in dis- pute are referred to the council of the or i tier, which gives tho whole subject more careful consideration to discover why an agreement cannot be effected, nml after this examination makes its award as to what is just between the parties. Should either workmen or employers he. dissutified or refuse to accept the conclusions urrtved ut, disinterested pai ties are called in to set tle the diffeieures, I'endhig all these ne gotiations, the w orkmeu continue their avo rutioiis, and the employer is guaranteed against a strike ami assured that he will receive fair notice of the intention of ull or any of his woikineu determining to leave his employ, so that he can provide for the contingency. Trouble llreiuK "I MI. I.oula. A St. Iouis despatch says : Trouble is brewing here over the recent Cleveland picture excitement ut Wheeling, and it seems probable that the sceues will lie re enacted hero during the national encamp ment of the Orund Army of the Republic. A greut tunny DeiniK!rats have expressed their intention to hang tho President's pic- ; ture over tho streets in front of their build ings, aud doubtless the Grand Army pro cession will lm given opiwrtunity enough to go under or around them. Street-corner diseusMnii over the matter ure frequent and warm, and two Democratic uiers of the city are having a discussion over it. One takes the ground that the (1. A. It. was invited hero by tho city, and that the soldiers should bo treated as their guests and nothing done by our citizens to cause them to regret their visit, and expresses the hope that no Cleveland picture will be liuug tn the breeze during the encampment. The other claims that the Orand Armv in vited itself here, that it has treated the city shamefully in tho Cleveland invitation trouble, and thut, in asking our citizens to huul down the Cleveland banners upon tho arrival of the veterans it is asking what cannot and should not bo granted. llu-llott' tu Nioclt OrtlJlrntre. One would not suppose that a few pin holes in the upper right-hand corner of a piece of paper would be a matter to be trouble! over ; yet in a broker's oflice the other day a rich man was storming around, because when a certificate of city railway stock left for margins was returned to him he discovered two of the fatal, ineradica ble things in the upper right-hum! corner. "Didn't I tell you," he said excitedly, "if you used that certificate at your bank, tiot to have any pin-holes made in it." Then ho lifted the precious paier up between his eyes uml the light, nml as tho rays shot through tho minute but tell tale punctures he raved aud tore round uguhi. l'in-holes in the upper right-hand corner of a news paper ' wouldn't nieuii anything. In that part of a certificate of stock they mean that It has been "spouted" ut tho bank. Several pin-holes mean that it has been hy pothecated several times for cash. If this story-telling right-hand corner is punctured all over aud thumbed ami creased it is proof Hisitive that the holder is speculating all tho time and that his hanker is kept busy advancing money on his property ami pinning memoranda of loans to tho custom er sstock certificates. When John R. Hoxio was running his deal in Missouri, Kansas aud Texas, through Nut Jones's aud K. K. Willurd's offices, he held atone time 70,000 shares of that wild cat security, on which neither Willard nor Jones could lsrrow a dollar, either at the banks at New York or here. That took $1,000,000 in good mon ey. So us to secure his brokers, whoe credit was being used, Hoxio deposited with them 100,000 of Chicago city railway cer tificates. "If you've got to use them things," said Hoxio solemnly, "1 want you to swear that you won't allow them bank ers to put any pin-holes iu them certificates." Uncle John It. was up to snuff aud didn't want the First uationul bunk people to know that he'd gone crury ou Wall street speculations, I lo knew Lyman (luge would smell a rat if he ever laid eyes on those city railway shares and saw pin-holes iu a corner of one of them. Chutim IlertiUl, JTra I'ouicror AkhIu Jesse l'omeroy, tho child torturer and murderer, who is serving a life sentence In the Charlestowu, Mass., statu prison, made a second attempt to secure his freedom n few nights ago. It was by tho merest ac cident that l'omeroy 's plans were discover ed. Since his incarceration, u dozen years ago, ho has leeit in solitary confinement save for au occasional outing with tho war den, made necessary on account of his health. During tho round last Friday night, tho guard, leaning against tho window care lessly, felt two of tho Iron gratings give way beneath tho pressure of his hand, aud a moment later they fell cluttering to tho ground, A second glance showed thut bars at either side hud been worked limn, und that u few minutes' labor would render them us useless as tho broken ones. Hasti ly summoning the officials another inspec tion was made, tho broken aud damaged bars replaced with perfect ones, und a tour of tho cells was begun. At I'omeroy's cell it was found that two massive iron gratings on tho side nearest tho window had been completely cut through, but so fastened by means of gelatine that oveu tho heavy clanging of tho door refused to shako them, l'omeroy was immediately removed to safer quarters and searched, but nothing was found on his ersou save two blender saws, Ho refused to disclose who furnished them, where the gelatine had been obtained, or how long tho work had leeu going on. Ho was probably ready to escape Friday night, l'omeroy, whose murderous career is a mat ter of history, bays his only ambition U to escape anil murder his keepers. Several years ago ho made au attempt to escape by loosening a big stone iu the outer wall of his cull. Who gave him tho saws ou this latter occasion is a mystery, but they prob ably camo from tho hospital, which is juat over hl cell, He is kept tinder the closest wntrh, only allowed to seo his mother once In n great while and then in the presence of n jailer, MINOR NOTK8. Mrs. Husuunah Salter of Argon in, Kan., who i Udieved to Imj tho only woman ever elected mayor of n town in thh country, h only 527 years of uge, nml owes her election to tho fact that an ill-bred wng Issued on election morning a ticket whereon her name was substituted for that of the candidate for mayor named by tho Woinans Christian Temperance Union, of which she Is a prom inent member. Her friends took the mat ter up and triumphantly elected her, turn ing tho joy of the joker into mourning. Mrs. Salter's salary will bo one dollar per year, One incident of the contest was probably unparalleled the committee that waited upon her to obtain her consent found her at tho woshtuh. Tho nnniversnry of tho Charleston earth quake gave that city nn opportunity to take an account of stock. It appears that of tho relief fund, $000,000 has been applied to the repair of 2200 houses. These build ings were mostly tho homes of poorpeoplo. Tho city property owners have likewise spent for repairs ulmt $1,500,000. Tho year's testoriug work has Iteeu far tnoro extensive thau could well have been anti cipated. Tho liquor traffic among tho native races iu tho ISritish colonies has been us harmful ns among our own Indians. The archbish ops of Canterbury and York and the bishop of tendon have united iu n circular Ut the colonial bishops of the Anglican commun ion, in which they urge the clergy to show that tho chuich "is not and never can lw indifferent to this great sin." The name "rnnrhach" applied to n'cain paigii yurn is derived from "Huron Itoor huch's Travels aud Observations," which were the "tattooed man" sensation of the 1'olk Clay campaign. They contained one story which proved nearly fatal to 1'olk that negroes might be seen iu the south ern states with tho initials "J. K. I" burn ed mtn their flesh, Tho travels were not written by Thurlow Weed, as is sometimes stated, but by a man named Linn, who lived and died at Ithaca, N. Y. Imlit itlinit Itrapoualbilllr Iu Public A T f ii Ira. (lion Albion V. Tnurgee. It is one of tho fallacies of our day that ever thing may Imj done by law that a bare "thus it is written" is enough tn cure any evil. Whatever wrong is culled to our attention, we say at once, "I-et us have a law to cure it '" Wo are constantly setting traps for the devil, then going to sleep and wondering why ho is not caught in them. ' iii. i.. . i . . e siiitk, in every cnneeivnoie way, tmii- i ..:.). .-I ...... u....;i.n;., ..,..1 i i ..... 1 ..iiianrK.iin.Miu; WKlklld VI-HJI1U. jici formaiice of public duty. A man will howl himself hoarse by the year nt a time to se cure the enactment of u statute, and then sit ilow u and seo it violated every day w ith- ml making complaint. It is not Ins busi ness, he su)s. He declares that ho helps to pay men to enforce the law, nml by that means bus shifted all resiKinsibilitv from his shoulders. The very best citizens will gleefully relate tho shrewd ite vices where- ! by tliev have e rants I tlie iKrformance of , judicial duty. They avoid the jury-lnix as ' eagerly as they neglect the caucus and ig- I nore tho ballot-1 nx. I hey leave to uiuhtu pied loungers nnd irresponsible officials tho performance of tho most important correc tive functions of tho government, ami then wonder that crime grows so enormously. Over innm Iu h Mfe Horn. Charles Alexander Percy of Suspension : Hridge, a young man of '27 years, and bv I trade u wagon-maker, carnage trimmer ; and painter, made a safe trip through the Niagara whirltMMil rapids on Sunday in a life-Ik wit built by himself and ujsin which he has lieen engaged during tho post sum mer. The Imnt is ulmut 17 feet long, with air chandler at either end, in one of which rercv maile the voyage. It is rigged with a seat, however, so that the nuvigutor can strap himself in it ami travel outswle if he wishes. Tho keel is weighted with 240 js mnds of iron nnd hags of sand carried iu tho hold so that it will right itself. An iron weight attnehed to n long rope trailed from the stern so as to keep the lsiw straight ahead. Though it keeled in n threatening wuy the craft rode tho breakers and great wuves without once upsetting. The sight wns a very nrettv one to those on shore. After entering tho whirlm! liasiu Percy came out ami rowed himself ashore. He says his object was not to make a sensation. Tho Isiat and tho trial trip were au experi ment, and tho Uuit having come through nil right ho will now model a life Uut from it on a large scale and ask for a patent. The Kiirlhquiikr Annl?rrnrjr In Chnrlralou There w as a good deal of human nature but not very much logic in tho way the people of Charleston, S, C, met tho anni versary of the greut earthquake on Wednes day, the iiOth ult. A majority of the in habitants understood well enough that there was no more reason to hold the breath at the return hour of the year thau of the half-year or the mouth ; nevertheless over 7"iereentof the people refused to go to bed Wednesday night and few had any thought of sleep. The hours were divided between social festivities aud apprehensions of im pending danger. All tho negroes of tho city wero at their various churches and sjient the night in sonorous religion. Sev eral slight shocks tho previous week had naturally intensified tho dread of August ML The most graphic expression of feel ing was rejurtedat Summerville, which was also a great sufferer from the earthquake of 1800, the colored people having prepared u performance of tho Passion Play which Ober Ammergau has made famous. At the last moment, however, tho authorities in terfered and a minstrel show was substitut ed at short notice, A Itruiiirknbln Trlrpbour. Experiments w ero made at Milford, Mass,, recently, with tho Pulsion telephone, which has been perfected by Jerome Prince and Lemuel Millet, ami operates without tho use of electricity, A loose wire was ex tended 1000 feet from a transmitter to a tree, with a loose end lying on tho ground. Conversation was heard distinctly by sim ply placing a straw hat on tho wire, Ordi nary conversation was heard through a Derby hat as a receiver ut a distance of 00 feet. Experiments were then tried with a transmitter at both ends, and ordinary con versation could bo heard anywhere m tho room, whispers, singing and music being easily distinguished. The transmitter con tains a device for imparting to tho tones of the voice a peculiar vibratory force, not only persistent as against other vibratory forces, but easily controlled, Lines to North Milford, Hoped ale and Upton will be constructed, and the most rigid tests that can bo devised will lie tried before it is presented to tho public. .lloreiueul f I'opuliitlau The march of imputation travels a curi ous path. Tho next census will show, if reports be correct, that iu tho state of North Carolina, for Instance, there is con siderable jwpulation of Now England birth. These wanderers, however, have not gone directly from this Eastern section, but by the way of tho Northwest. Tho severe climate of Dakota and Minnesota disap i h hits many ; while a greater number are let! to change their homes because they do not wish to live in u section which has al most become a foreign country. Thoy turn their faces to tho South, whore the Swede und tho (lortuun has not yet entered, In or der to be surrouuded by people who speak their own language und who have similar habits aud sympathies, Ht of (iiirrUou'a Prlulluff Ilouae Tho Deuniugtoii historical society will iu a few days erect a suitable marker indicat ing the exact site of the priutiug-houso of William Lloyd Oarrisou ut Itonningtou Cen tre. It stood a few rods south of the pros ent resldenco of Chas, W. Swift. Tho marker will bear tho following i "On this spot William Lloyd Oarrisou edited the Journal of tho Times, October U, 1828 March 27, 1H20, Hither came Henjamin Lundy to engage him in the cause of tho slave, Oarrisou departed hence to lift up in llaltimoro tho banner of Immediate emancipation." The fiver and kidneys tnuat bu Lent in irood eon dltloii. Hood's tiama par Ilia is a good remedy fur MISCELLANY, 4oltlrtirott. The lerfintm of sweet spring blossoms, All gotilen, blue ami white, That dwelt where the brown leaves rustled, Have vanished, each one, from sight. The reign of the rows Is over; Their Vneen, In her royal rolies ml, With her beautiful MaMs of Honor, I loth blushing and white, have fleil. The forest and KarJeti, deserted, RID mourn such fair children ns they; Hut n wilder and hardier jH-uple O'er our land are now holding sway. Where the river sweei the meadow, Aud over the hillsides broad, You nee hi their martial splendor The camps of the Uolden-rod. They flaunt their shining banners And toss their sunny plumes Moiif? brier-tangled thickets And purple aster blooms. Where e'er one walks In autumn The royal ensign gleams, Close hy the dusty highways, On fern fringed, happy streams. Oh. yellow -dressed Invaders, More (hildren of sun than sod, We'll drink In the brook's clear water Iong life to the Golden -rod I.. West Towimhend, Kept , 1SK7. now rr rvnxi:i) out. Miss lloxanna Campbell stood under the tipple-tree, feeding tho black hen's chickens. Such a (plaint little maid as she was, of 50 years ago, dressed iu a blue cambric frock, which formed a dividing line Isstween the stiff-starched pinafore and tho equally stiff pantalettes ; her little feet encased in prunellu slippers, whose riblxms were an everlasting snare ; and her flaxen hair, smoothly parted in front and firmly plaited liehiml, crow tied by an enormous straw hat, held ou by strings wide enough for a baby's sash. This flat usually rested on its wear er's back, by the way, causing her to resem ble from a renr oiut of view, a small Ito man soldier retreating behind an unusually large shield. Dear, little, old-fashioned Itoxy ! If you should meet her nowadays, I think you would have to take her In your arms and kiss her, big hat and all, for the sake of your own grandmother and old times. Down the road, beyond tho door-yard fence, came a packman a dusty, ragged packman, with a load of tinware jingling und flashing on his back in the light, mak ing him look like a noisy, runaway sunbeam, who had neglected to wash his face. He stopped at the gate and looked over the pickets. "Go ask your ma if she wants any dip ers or pans, urissy," ho commanded gruflly, setting his burden down with a grand final dash which sent the baby chickens scurry ing under their mother's wings. "Don't you know my mother's home is in Boston I" said Ituxauna, reprovingly, climbing on her side of the fence for a let ter inspection of the proffered articles. "This is my grandma I'm visiting, and she's gone to town for all day. Nolnxly is home but Ituchel and me, and Itachel's out in the milk-house, making butter. Those are not pretty pans ; they haven't any hooker to hang 'em up by. We've got nicer pans thau those right in the kitchen." Tho packman smiled grimly at tho criti cism. Then ho unlatched the gate and en tered without further ceremony, seating himself comfortably ou tho short lawn grass. Hoxy, ou the fence, resented this lilerty, and camo down to earth again with tho in tention of telling him so. His ltootrf were split, his elbows wero rag ged, und ho had an awful habit of smiling with his mouth and scowling with his eye brows at one ami the same time, that made huu a most unpleasantfcotnpaniou ; but, after a closer inspection, his hostess felt it might Ik) w iser to hold her tongue and al low the other side to make the first ad vances. "I'm tired, announced the invader, 'nml I'm limifrv Hnvptt't Iiml a bit (nr a week. If yonwas a good child you'd go and get a isjor old man some bread and meat." 'I'm not allow ed to go to the cupboard. said Hoxy, tossing her head and putting her forefinger iu her mouth. It was a fat, pint forehugcr, with a dim ple at the base ; and a tiny gold ring with a ruby setting encircled it. This ring w as a birthday gift from grand pa ; ami tlie forefinger hail become very proud and demonstrative since its decora tion, and was apt to take a prominent po sition at all important occasions. 'Well. 1 declare ! 1 'most forget to tell you," cried the man with tho tone of one who suddenly remembers. "I met your grandma ou my way here, and she said to tell her little ir rand -daughter to give me one of thoo pie which is setting by the oiHiti pantry window, and some bread and cneese, unu nu uiui cisv K11 j uu can find. Put you was ou no account to bother Uachel just get em yourself, lou didn't think I'd come in and ask for food like that unless I had a parmit did you ( I was just trying to seo if you was charitable." This being said iu such a tone of injured innocence, his hearer dared not doubt the statement. Desides, how could ho know atxjut the pies unless grandma had told him I For Hoxy was unaware of their ex istence herself until that moment. Half way to the house, she paused, however. 'How did you know l was grandmas little girl I" she asked. "Hy the house, of course, answered the packman, who was now reclining easily ou tis I Rick. "She said. 'It's a white house with green blinds, and iu front is an apple tree and a black hen and a lot of little chickens.' Hurry up with those things, ami I'll tell you something nicer thau you ever heard before when you get back." it was not an elegantly served banquet, but the diuer was fortunately not fastid ious. He munched with great appetite un til he camo to the pie. Then ho looked up for the first time and saw two blue eyes re garding him longingly. "Have a bite I" he asked cordially. Hut Hoxy shook her head. "Grandma never lets me eat pie," she sighed, 1 he iiackman broke oil a generous por tion. "Here, now, just vou take that and eat it. I'll make it all right with your grand ma, when I seo her." he said reassuringly. And tho overtempted Itoxanua obeyed. "Now, I reckon you want to hear that nice tiling I promised to tell you," said tho uninvited guest, at length, wiping off the crumbs of pastry from his mouth with his sleeve, when tlio last fragment had vanish ed. "Did you ever hear of Jack the Giant killer!" Hoxy nodded. "Well, here," producing a packet from hU ioeket, "is some of those very beans" that hoy planted, lou see, jack was a sort of cousin to my grandfather ; and that's tho way tho seeds came in tho fam ily, I've got one planted at home now, and it s grown up so I can't seo tho top. Haven't climbed it yet. I'm stout, you seo ; and I'll have to wait for it to grow good aud strong. D'ye want to buy one (" Now, if there was one fairyland hero Hoxy admired, It was that reckless, dash ing Jack, His story was always now to her, hU adventures always followed with tho same breathless interest, even when re lated twice iu au hour, as some times oc curred ; aud now to meet a relative, no matter how distant, of that wonderful loy. seemed too good to lw true. She coveted one of those beans ; but, alas 1 she had no means for tho purchase. Folding her hands behind her, she answered gravely "Thank you, sir; hut I sent all my pen nies to tho Indians last Sunday." "I'll give you six beans for that little ring of yours," said Jack's relation, insinu atingly, "Thev aro worth more ; hut you look like a little girl I know once, so I'll throw off on tho price." Herring! Oh, not she never could part with that, Itoxy twisted it round her fin ger In alarm. "I gut it on my birthday," she cried, by way of remonstrating with such an unrea sonable demand, "Grandpa gave It to tne, and it's real gold." "No, It ain't," snorted the packman, dis dain fully. "It's brass. Hut, if you have ono of these beans, why you can walk up Into Jack's country, aud pick real gold ones, like you do buttercups down here," "Hut tho giants" faltered his bewitched little listener. "Pooh I Didn't Jack kill them all I No- body left up there at all, I tell you, since Jack died. Streets puved with gold, rivers of lemonade, sugar-plum and roasted pea nuts growing ou the trees same as apples do down here, AU the birds and cats and dogs can talk, and every second house is a free Ice-cream saloon. AU you gut to do Is just nlaut the bean aud water it. and then climb up, Well, if you don't want to trade, i'm glad of it. As I was telling you, that other girl aud you looked so much alike that 1 came near cheating myself to please you. iteckou 1 must be gutting ou inv wav." He ruse up and commenced to strap his goods ou Ids I tack. Hut Hoxy caught his ragged sleeve with bo m bauds, "Oh, wait! I tin want them," she gasp ed, tugging at tho ring ou her finger, Hut that little memlier was wiser than its owner, and stoutly declined to surrender Its girdle. "Hold ou. I'll fix it," said the packman, producing a tiny file, And, in a minute more, a glistening, rat tling figure was tramping off in the sun light ; while the other party to tho bargain stood gazing tearfully first at her tingling forefinger, shorn of its splendor, and then at tho six precious beans bIio clasped in her other hand. Well, the ring was gone beyond recall that was certain. So, philosophically smoth ering her grief, she proceeded to select the best spot for the earthly terminus of her fairy ladder. The door-yard was rejected as too public, the pine grove too retired, but down in the corner of the south meadow was just tho place. Digging a hole by tho rail fence, she dropped half tho beans hi their soft, dark bed, and tucked them up snugly, Tlie oth er three were carefully wrapped In paper, and hidden in Hachel's nutmeg-grater. That being done, dinner over, grandma still away, and Rachel busy, Xoxy was left without anything to divert her mind, which naturally turned to the loss of her ring, and her corresjKmding ingratitude toward her grandfather. This train of thought was so distressing ly melancholy that by sunset she was found by the homo-comers a tear-stained, woe begone little bunch, curled up In tho china closet, Tender inquiries brought forth tho cause of all this sorrow, and the indignant Hachel produced the remaining precious seeds for the elders to judge of their worth apart from fairyland valuation. She laid the package in grandpa's hand. He looked at them, and then at grandma. She shook her head warningly, but it was too late. Such a peal of laughter as followed that inspection ! It shook the very fiy-pajers hanging from the ceiling. "You blessed baby 1 These are pumpkin seeds !" he cried. "There are about ten bushels of them in the barn, if I hail known you wanted them," This was too much. Hoxanna buried her head iu grandma's skirts the pigtails wero so very tousled that the additional rumpling could not affect them and there she clung, until promises of a new ring, fruit-cake for tea, and crumpets for breakfast finally induced her to accept grandpa's apologies. She did not avenge her wrongs on her planted possessions, however. If they wero not fairy bean-stalks, at least they wero matter-of-fact pumpkin-vines; und that was better than nothing. From the first tiny leaflet, she watched over them with a mother's care ; and when at last, after a seemingly endless tune, one wee pumpkin began to develop itself, she resigned calves and colts, rabbits aud chick ens, and sat by the side of her treasure irout morning till night, unless it ruined, in which case the hired man curried her under a shawl to inspect it tho very lust thing before supper. If tho pumpkin (there never was but one) was long in entering into existence in the world, it made up for all delays; for it swelled and grew like a great air I ml loon. until even grandpa, passing that way. paused in astonishment, and said : "Great gum-trees ! Hoxy, your tmum- kin's left mine awav behind !" and imiuired atout it rsspectfully ever afterward. nether it was the devoted care of those ten little fingers, or whether it was the sun shine from those two blue eyes, or whether it was simply some extra fine seed, I do not know ; but surely such a pumpkin never grew lie fore. Itoxy would have liked to set a sen tinel over it at night, lest some Samson like thief should come and spirit it a wav. All the neighbors came to wondtr ut and measure it ; and if tho fiat rested more f re nueutly than over ou Roxy's back, and if she fell down a dozen times u day, owing to her slippers being untied, I'm sure she was hardly to blame. Uf course, it had to go to the Octolwr fair : and it took two men to roll it up uu inclined plane into tho farm wagon, Hoxy in her best white frock and blue shoulder knots, insisting on riding w ith it, escorted by Mike, much to grandma's horror, who wished her to go like a little lady, between herself and grandpa iu the gig. It had the place ut honor m the exhibit room ; and Us proud owner stood Iwside it the entire afternoon, receiving a gold eagle for its premium with the utmost dignity. The return home was a most triumphal affair ; for every one ut the fair had show ered sweetmeats and tojs on tho successful little owner till the furm wagon looked like a movable Christmas tree, aud, if she did not recover for a week afterward, it was hardly a wonder. The golden eagle went into the savings bank in Hoxauua's name, the pumpkin went into a host of pies, und the sw eetmeats w ent where such things are apt to go, if tho pos sessor Is too young for dyspepsia. So the family came to regard Roxy's bar gain iu quite a favorable light, and regard ed her as a remarkably shrew tl young per son to have made it ; and the moral to that is, if fairy beanstalks sometimes turn out to be merely pumpkin-vines, the best thing to do is not to bo discouraged. Golden ZaIJ3, Anecdotes of r. lliurraou. One day a mason from tho village, who was making some repairs at Ralph Waldo Emerson's house, was engaged iu putting ou some plastering, when Mr. Emerson happened to come along. He Btood tor a few minutes talking with the workman, and watching him while he deftly handled the little square board which plasterers use to hold their material. Then he said : 'Mr. B . that looks very easy, I think I could do it myself. I should like to try." 11 relinquished his implements, with tho caution that things wero not always as easy as they looked. Air. Emerson took the board aud trowel in hand, and tho re sult was that in about a minute a quart or more of soft plaster w as deposited square ly on hia shirt-bosom, as much to his own amusement as to that of tho more skilful workman. Two little irirls of the village had just lie- come kossessors of autograph albums, and were very desirous to nave Jir, wnerson s name inscribed uixm their pages. The mothers of the children listened quietly to their expression of this wish, but thought they would let them work out the problem in their own way, Finally, the little girls, who were alut ten years old, started ono day for Sir. Emerson's house, thinking they would make their desires know n to Miss Ellen, and so get them accomplished, As they approached the house, aud while yet at some distance from it, they saw Mr. Emerson come out of the gate aud turn his steps towards them on his way to tho vil lage. This somewhat emliarrassed them, aud beforo they had recovered, ho had ap proached near enough to speak to them, which he did in his kindly fashion. They modestly made known their wishes, where uin he said : "Why, it will give me great pleasure. It is very kind of you to think of letting mo do it," Ami immediately turned aUmt, took them home with him, wrote his name in the albuniSj and in a few moments sent them away with the feeling that they had conferred a favor upon him, Tbe ITIouutaiue Iu the Itlooii. Of course the first thing the amateur as tronomical observer will wish to see will be the mountains of the moon, for every bo ly has heard of them, and tho most sluggish imagination is stirred by the thought that one can look off into the Bky and behold "the eternal hills" of another plauet as sol id and substantial as our own, Hut the chances are that, If left to their own guid ance, U9 perhaps out of 100 would choose exactly the wrong time to see these moun tains. At any rate that is my experience with people who have como to look at tho moon through my telescope. Unless warned before hand, they Invariably wait until full moon, when the flood of sunshine poured perpendicularly upon the face of our satel lite conceal its rugged features as effectu ally as If a veil hod been drawn over them, Hegin your observations with the appear ance of the narrowest crescent of tho now moon, and follow it as it gradually fills, and then you will see how beautifully the ad vancing line of lunar sunrise reveals the mountains, over whoso slopes and peaks it is climbing, by Its ragged and sinuous out line, Tho observer must keen in mind the fact that he is looking straight down uinm the tops of the lunar mountains. It is like a view from a balloon, only at a vastly greater height than any 1 Mil loon has ever attained. Even with a jtowerful telescope the observer sees the moon at an apparent distance of several hundred miles, while with a field glass, magnifying six diameters, the moon appears as if 40,000 miles off. The apparent distance with Galileo's tele scojmj was 8000 miles. Recollect how, when seen from a great height, tho rugosi ties of tho earth's surface flatten nut and disappear, and then try to imagine how the highest mountain on the earth would look if you were suspended 10,000 miles nliove them, and you will, perhaps, rather wonder at the fact that tho moon's moun tains can be seen at all. htpuhtr Nrt'euve Monthly. Two Curlou C'rruliirra from Afrlrn A student of tho Darwinian theory would undoubtedly think that the missing link has been found, should ho see two objects now at the store of Charles Reichoift Hioth er, animal dealers in Park row, New York. Mr. Role he is a well-informed naturalist, and he has given up trying to solve the mystery aa to what they are. The animals in question are known ns He and It, nnd they arrived last week in this country in n large wooden crate. Mr. Rciche got them in London from a hunter who has spent many years iu Southern Africa. Ho is knewn only as Hunter Wilheim, and has had as many adventures as Allan Quater maiu himself. Alwut a year ugo ilheitu came across a tribe of natives near the Zambezi river iu South Africa, and nl though never visited by n white man lie fore they treuted him kindly. From them ho learned that 100 miles further into the Interior there was a tribe of hairy suvuges that frequently swooped down uion the neighboring natives ami carried off their women, tore up their crops uml stole ev erything iossibIe to be carried awuy. While the hunter was In the village a woman that had lieen captured u few months beforo returned with three children that she hnd stolen from the tribe. The hunter resolved to get them if Mjssible,and as he was friendly with tho chief, Imught them for trinkets that he had with him and started immediately for England. Mr. Heiche saw him in Ixmdon and purchased tho three "children" from him. There were two males and one female, but tlie fe male, named She, died befoio starting for this country. One would bo at u loss what to liken them to. They nre apparently twins and look to bo about a year old. Neither is more than two feet tail, but des pite their youth they have teeth fully de veloped. Their heads aro round and hard, and covered with a thin growth of black hair, uml nre set firmly on their shoulders, which nre precisely like a human being's. Thoy cannot boast of any more nose than an ordinary monkey, but their eyes are re markably large, black and intelligent. Their bodies are round and fat, like u tur tie-fed alderman's, aud, while the prevail ing color is white, they nre covered with Iaige blue-black spots. Their arms nre slender and somewhat longer than the av ct ago child's arms, and the hands and lin gers ure remarkably well developed, even to the finger nails, lhe strength of their arms is very great, and this also applies to their legs and feet. Their backs, sides and limbs uro entirely covered with long brown hair, but their stomachs are bare. They uro tended by a colored nurse, for whom tliej'sliow great affection. Where tonus nre Ilrrvirtl. Nine out of ten American storms, says a signal service olucer,origtuatH in the moun tainous regions of the northwest, where tho warm air of the valleys rises and comes iu contact witli the cool air from tho gteat elevations of the Rocky mountains. 'Ihese storms take a generally southwesterly di rection until they get into tho dry regions of Kutisas, and there, becoming furnished, as it were, for want of moisture, and as if scenting tho water for which thoy long from the direction of the great lake region, they make a turn to tho northeast and proceed to tho great lakes, where they ab sorb abundance of moisture, aud then trav el on east, deluging us with this water from the lakes. AH such general storms pass out from this country to the Atlantic, through tho St Lawrence valley. Within recent years these American storms have been actually traced across the Atlantic to Eu rope, and some of them even as fur as Asia. All storms originate iu tho sume way, whether ou land or on sea; in summer or m winter. The umlercuruut of air which rises need not necessarily bo warm to mako it rise; as for instance, where the tempera ture is below the freezing point; but the under curt cut must be of a higher temper ature thau that above and surrounding it, tu force it to rise. In other words, a storm is originated by a commingling of unequal atmospheric temperatures, Ilnrd ou thr Counsel. The following experience of a Mississippi lawyer was related by himself to tho writer many jenrs ago. He said : "I was defending a prisoner for horse stealing, aud seeing no other means of de fending him, under the circumstances, I set up the plea uf insanity. I argued it at length, read many extracts from works ou medical jurisprudence, ami hud the patient attention of the court. Tho prosecuting attorney did not attempt to reply to my argument or controvert my authorities ; I seemed to have things my own way, and whispered to the prisoner that ho needn't bo uneasy. Then came the judge's charge, in which he reminded the jury that there was no dispute between counsel as to the facts of the case. Indeed, there could not have been, for several witnesses had swoiu iwsitively that they saw my client steal the horse. 'Hut,' concluded the court, 'the plea of insanity has been set up, ami I charge )ou, gentlemen of tho jury, that it should receive your very grave ami serious deliberation ; but I must lie allowed to say, gentlemen, that for myself, upon a review of tho whole case, I can discover no evi dence of insanity ou the part of the pris oner, except, perhaps, iu the selection of his counsel."' Ktlttor'x 2)ruuer ii AVcn oer oryirr's, i "' ftenrchluK for Hurled Trenail rr A search for buried treasure has been carried on by night on a farm near Martins Ferry, N. II. , for some. tlmo bv two men. Tradition has it that a century ago or more au old man aud his wife settled there, that the latter died, aud tho husband spent tho ret of his days without housekeeper or companion. To his neighbors he was wont to exhibit great cheats of t.ilver plato. One morning he was found dead iu his bed, but the chests and their rich treasure were mis sing. It was thought at the time that the old man had buried it near there ou a farm before his death, hut no trace of It w as ever found, One of these men said to be search ing for the treasure is Htj years old. The work is carried ou with steel its Is made for the purpose and has been done so secretly that it is know n to few, Already rumors ure rife that the search has been rewarded by tho finding of a part of the treasure. It is thought a much greater quantity remains to reward tho treasure hunters. leader tof little Get man bund) "A few pennies, madam, for dot music." Woman (at window) "Aint got notion for ou." Lender (indignantly) "Vot's dut i Yen you don't give a few pennies, ve blay some more." She was a healthy soprano, nnd ut the concert sang "Oh, for the Wings of u Dove !" yet an hour later, at supper, she took the wings, tail-piece, drum sticks and most of the turkey, ami then passed her plate for "more stufiiug." Over half a million dollars' worth of dia monds aro deposited in the safe of one ho tel iu Saratoga every night, nnd over 20 people sit up to seo that the night clerk doesn't make a break for tho depot. t)f truit Fire IWhh, Pedestrian "Madam, a hoy who I am told is your sou has just thrown a stone ut tne, causing a wound that is very painful. What are you going to do aliout it (" Moth er "I don't know ; have you tried arnica f" Tot-JUtH, Three Frenchmen who were studying a volume of Sliukspere iu their native lan guage endeavored to translate into English the well-known opening to Hamlet's solilo quy, "To be, or not to bo." The following was the result : First Frenchman "To was, or to am," Second Frenchman "To where, or is not." Third Frenchman "To should, or uot to will." Omaha Philosopher "Want to join the Anti poverty Society f" Anarchistic citi zen "Reen waitiu'to join tho Anti toverty Society ever since 1 heard of It, but I nlut got the dollar." "Dou't cost a cent. AU you have to do is to sign vour name to this paper." "Hurray! Guuino the paper. What does it say f" "It's u temperance pledge." This conversation is repotted to have oc curred between a truveler passing u enrn field, where the stalks were few uml yellow uml stunted, and a boy hoeing in the field. "You seem to have a small crop of corn, in y boy." "Yes," was tho prompt losnue, "we always plant the small kind." "Hut it is very yellow." "Oh, yes ; father pre fers tho yellow variety." "Hut, I mean, you won t have more than half a crop." "Oh, no, we don't expect it ; father and uncle always plant ou shares." Evidently there was nothing tho matter with that cornfield. IN' (! UN Kit A Ii. Unils Kosftiith, although Ho year old, is in excellent health, Isslity and mental. The Tiehtiorne claimant is "managing" n gin mill on Chatham squaie, New Ytuk. Henry Ward Heecher's residence in lliookljn 1ms been let for a lodging house. Daniel Emmett, tho "father" of modern negro minstrelsy, is selling milk for a liv ing in Chicago. Charles Hcidsleck. the active head of the great champagne house, has been visit ing the vineyards of California. Stanley's last letters are of later date than the rumors concerning his death, and dispel all fears that misfortune has over taken him, American whalers iu Hudson Hay kill tho animals with bomb lances charged with dynamite, aud an attempt to prevent this practice will bo made. Mrs. Dr. Ellis, an American lady, is phy sician to the queen of Co ten. She has upaitmeuts iu tho royal palace und receives an annual salary of $ 10,000. The Limit, Arequipa and Oroya railroad in Peru, which runs to tho summit of tho Andes, a distance uf M miles, has already cost $25,000,000 it "till unfinished. Pi luce Histuurck, who is now at Kissett gen, rarely rises before ten o'clock, but ho wotks nightly until half-past two. He maintains a regular course of diet and hab its. Two young electricians of Munich, named Mestern nnd Helidobler, have invented u sort of telephone which fixes tlie fpoken word on u chemically prepared sheet of pa per. Explorer Stanley has made a tidy sum out of the Congo ivory trade, and will get mot eover $.10,000 from Hentley, the Lon don publisher, for a book on his present trip. Au Arizona stockman gave his wife $12, 000 worth of jewelry and $IJ000 for pin money within three days after his mar riage, whereusjn the woman eloped with an Eastern drummer. Whilo the Empress of Austria was at Cromer this summer a fisherman was drowned there. Hearing of it she went to his cuttuge alone, broke tho news gently to his widow and left a purse of $2000. According to a parliamentary return, tho Hritish national debt decreased $20, 100,518 during the last financial year, und $lU0,l;J,.ji;i in the last thirty years. The present amount is l'7:)0,27H,0tcs, or $:J,5H2, 702,005. The coins of the German Empire may bo used also us weights. A pfennig pieco weighs exactly two grams ; so does a gold five-murk piece. A nickel ten-pfennig und a ten-mat k gold pieco weigh each four grams. An Albany man dropped his watch over bourd while fishing and it rusted beforo he could have it repaired. Ho was told by a watchmaker that if he hud put it in oil when he took it out of the water, or, better yet, into alcohol or any kind of strong liq uor, the watch would have required only cleaning. Gen. Helknup has a sou who some years ngo wanted to take a clerkship iu a Wash ington department, but his father Iwgged him to do anything else thut was honora ble. Ho lured himself to a railwuy compa ny as hiakeman and stuck tu it. He has just been appointed assistant superintend ent of the road. Within a few years 050 total abstinence societies have been formed iu Norway with a membership of 711,000, and tho consump tion of spirits has been reduced one-half. Petitions in favor of prohibitory legislation ute being extensively signed. Hani drink ing was u very common vice iu Scandina via a few years ago. A torpedo Iwat is building at Hartford, Conn., for the French government, ami will be ready Nov, 1. it will bo 118 feet long and 21 inches iu diameter, and its speed is expected to bo 25 miles un hour. It is manufactured by Haight und Wood, uml if satisfactory the French government will manufacture them, paying a royalty for the right. Mr. John Jacob Astor has bought of Mr. Cyrus W. Field ono of the most beautiful estates ou the Hudson, paying aliout $100, 000 for the same. Tho mansion has a front age of sixty feet. Mr. Field paid $00,000 for the property, but afterwards expended $:JO,000 iu improvements. He sells it lie cause his daughter, Mrs. Li ml ley does not care to live there. It is unuounced that tho engagement is broken off between Mr. Crowley, the tal ented, civilized chimpanzee of Central park, and Miss Kitty O'lirien of the forests of Silicia. Every day Mr. Crowley coaxes her up to the bars of the cage aud then dashes a handful of sawdust into her face, which caus.es her to cry and which gieutly amuses Mr. Crowley. It is said thut the Streator (III.) branch of the Wubash mil road on w inch u train was wrecked August 0, turning the car with 20 passengers uu its side, is uot fit for u railroad. Examination has shown that the ties were too rotten to hold the spikes, uml the rail is worn down smooth or broken completely off, leaving only the narrow part which supports tho top of the rail, for the train to run over. The municipality of St. Petersburg has decided to plant two rows of trees in ull the streets winch ure more than 23 metres broad. There are 05 such streets in the city. Tho Dutch linden tree will be select ed for tho purpose, as being best adapted to tho climate of St, Petersburg and one of tho most rapidly growing trees. It is esti mated that tho cost w ill be 25 rubles per tree, or 025,000 rubles in all, ns about 25, 000 trees will bo required. Clarence Chapman, a large plantation owner in Lonoke county, Ark., was shot dead last week Thursday morning by a par ty of black c it ton -pickers, w ho had been refused a demand lor double pay for tho previous week's work, His wife ami moth er, who rushed to the scene, w ere riddled with bullets, ami several other whites who appeared upon the scene wero fired upon and three were wounded, two fatally. Four of tho negroes wero killed. Arrests were made but further trouble is feared. A Pittsburg merchant as au advertise ment offered a prize of $20 to tho first per son solving tho following problem : "Tuko these figure, 1, 2, 'J, -4, 5, 0, 7, 8, 0, 0, add them together and make 100 without using the same figure twice." There were a great many answ ers, but tho only correct one received was sent by u young lady, and was as follows : 511 H3 loo Gov. Gordon has called on the lessees of two Georgia prison gangs to show cause why the leases should uot bo canceled. Ho hail uu anonymous letter signed "Convicts," which informed him that prisoners were being whipped for exposing tho abuses, He sent u keeper to investigate und tho bucks of four men were found cut ami bruised in a terrible manner, as though knives hud been used to open tho flesh. Tho suppress ed report of the prison physician iu lKSib which is a shocking recital of filth und crime, has just been published, Those events huvo turned public opinion strongly against the leases und they will have to go, iu spite of the great influence of the lessees. Little Peter Russell is tho hero of Marble head Neck, Mass, Peter's home is at Salem und he is til. The other afternoon, whilo near Point Neck Light, ho saw a dory cup size in a rough sea u mile and a half off shore. St ruightwuy Peter set forth iu his own little boat ami pulled alone to the light house, where tho aged keeper joined him. Then the two pulled with might and main through a seething seu. Finally they camo to tho dory, to tho bottom of which clung a man The sea broke cUar over him, cov ering bout und man entirely out of bight, Tho half-drowned man wus with greut diffi culty puljed into the lescuiug liout. Then for 10 minutes the rescuers battled to gutu the shore, which thoy finally reached in safety. Young Hussell won't admit thut ho did "anything worth making so much fuss alsnit." A new departure is being taken by the Cougregutioiialists of Naugatuck, Omni. , who uro erecting uputish Imiiso designed especially to be attractive to tho young pen plo of the congregation, or that part of them who do uot have homes und might hi led astray by tho uttructious offered by tho gild is I suloons into which they uro invited. (in the lower lloor Is the largo lonm for so- ciul occasions, u reception room, u librury l uml seven small roouia for Sunday school classes. On tho second floor uro eight more ' class rooms, reading loom, kitchen, dining rooms ami oout rooms. Ou the third lloor ' w ill be a gymnasium and the pu tor's study. The punsise is to make a wholesome pluco where the young cuu oougiegatu and have I the advantage of good opportunities for reading and for snciul enjoyment surrouud- el by gsxl influences. EVER KNOWN.