The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18??, April 10, 1869, Image 1

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Wind and Sea.
The sea is a jovial coinrado,
He laughs wherever he f;oes ; j
II U laerriineut shines on the dimpling lines
That wrinkle his hale repose ; j
lie ly3 himself down at th? feat of the sun,
Aud shakes all over a 1th gloe, hore,
And the bread-backed billows fall faint on tha
In the mirth of the mighty sea !
But the wind is sad and restless,
And cursed with an inward pain ;
'You may hark as you will, by valley or hill.
But you heir him still compliiiu ;
He wails on tho barren mountains,
And shrieks on tho wintry sea ;
He sobs in the cedar, and nioaus in the pine,
' And shudders all over the aspen tree.
Welcome are both their voices,
And I know not which is best
The laughter that slips from the ocean's lips.
Or tho comfortless wind's unrest.
There's a pang in all rejoicing,
A joy in the heart of pain,
And the wind ihat saddens, the sea that gladdens.
Aro singing the self-same strain.
Tlie Birth-Day Gin.
. "Mabel Harrison, you surely do not
mean to speak to that little wretch S"
..' "O Addie, just stop one minute, he is
crying, see how he shivers with the cold.
Adelaide moved proualy on. "1 can
not see, Mabel, where you inherit your
low taste. It is positively getting to be
disagreeable to walk out with you on the
stret. Suppose some of your acquain
tances should see you :
But Mabel had already turned to the
little bare-headed, bare-footed, fellow,
who had boen in the innocent cause of
Adelaides rebuke. In a moment she re
joined her sister.
'"Wis name is Uertie, and you may
laugh if you will, but he really does look
like the picture of cousin Herbert that
hangs in the library, and he is just about
Herbert's age when that was taken. lie
told me his father's name was Papa, aud
that he had been sick. They must be
very poor, for would you believe it ? the
child had been hunting coal in the gut
ter's, and had that old can nearly full.
Do promise, after our visit to the dress
maker, go with me, and see them."
"Of all the romantic simpletons I ever
knew, you deserve the palm," replied
Adelaide. "Why even if it should prove
to be cousin Herbert's child, as in your
exuberant fancy you seem to have al
ready concluded, I would not go across
the street to make their acquaintance.
Not that I have anything against them
personally; but remember uncle's words
to us, 'You are never to hold intercourse
with that man who was your cousin,
under pain ot my severest displeasunfe.'
I can see him yet, and the anger that
burned in his face at the time makes me
shudder now, when I think of it. Be
sides, you know uncle had reason to be
offended. Herbert violated his express
command when he married that girl, and
as he chose the consequences, he hus
none to blame but himself."
"No, Mabel," she continued ; "I have
"no idea of giving up my comfortable
home, and being thrust out in the world
to make my own living, as would be the
cage, it 1 disobeyed uncle Hugh ; so
whatever benevolent scheme you have on
hand, please do not implicate me m any
way. . My own idea just now is, to get
oat of this disreputable part of the ' city
.S3 soon as we can. - what could have in
duced the dress-maker to move in this
direction, I cannot imagine."
"High rents, I suppose," said Mabel.
"I admit," she continued, returning to
the subject so near her heart, "that there
was a great deal said on both sides that
was wrong; but uncle's heart is not steal
now, whatever it was five years ago. I
do pot believe a day passes that he does
, not yearn over his absent son, and I am
quite sure that - Herbert's desire for a
reconciliation is not less fervent."
. "Are you gifted with second sight, or
how have you discovered what every one
else is ignorant of?" asked Adelaide in a
sarcastic tone.
"I will tell you what I did see, yester
day, said her sister warmly. "Uncle
standing before that picture, his hands
raised imploringly, and his eyes wet with
tears. I was sitting on the window-seat,
partly hidden by the curtain, he did not
Jtnow 1 was present. No, Addie. it is
pride : foolish, sinful pride, that keeps
father and son apart; and I intend never
Ao rest until I see them reconciled, even
! . by so doing I am forced, as you say. to
go out into me wona ana seek: my living,
JL have long marie this , hope - my daily
prayer, and I bdiere that God, in his
good time, will permit me to see its ful
. fillment." ?
When they left the dress-maker's, Ma
Dei Baid, "1 am going to see that child
. and its parents: and, sister. I have
W elded notto buy new trimmings for my
dress, but use some lace I have at home;
eo if you choose to purchase yours to-day,
oo not wais ior me.
"You will find that, even by wearing
old trimmiugs, your funds will hardly
suffice to cover tho heads and feet of all
tho beggars in this city; but, cuicun a
son yout, ma chere.
.Mabel smiling turned in the opposite
direction. The result of her visit, or. re
turning home, was made known only to
Mrs. Iwrsvth, who had beeu housekeeper
in the family for thirty years. A half
hour afterward, when the two left the
house, Mrs. Forsyih carrying a large
beisket, Johu, ike waiter, sagely remark
ed, "must be something in the wind, for
as long as I have lived in this house, it's
the first time I have known Madam to
carry a basket when I was on hand."
That evening the uncle and neices
occupied their usual places in the library.
Mabel, seated on a low chair in front of
the grate, gazed earnestly at the fire
while her hands, clasping and unclasp
ing each ether, betrayed unusual ner
She suddenly turned and gazed at her
uncle, whom she found intently regard
ing her.
'Are you not well, Mabel?" asked
her uncle.
Adelaide gave a questioning glance to
ward her sister, then arosj and left the
room. .
Mabel arose, and leaning on her un
cle's shoulder, said, '-To-morrow is your
birth-da y. uncle."
"Well, have you my present ready?"
"Yes, only" she replied hesitatingly,
her voice trembling "I want you to
promise not to be angry when you re
ceive it."
"Angry. love! Am I in the habit of
showing anger tciyou? I do not under
stand you." But feeling her tears drop
ping upon his haud, he thought the child
had broken or lost something he had
prized, aud intends to try and replace it.
"Would you feel better assured if you
had my written promise?" he asked kind
ly. "Yes," said Mabel, smiling through
her tears.
Taking a slip of paper, he wrote:
"I hereby solemnly promise, upon the
receipt of my birth-day gift - from my
neice, Mabel, not to be angry, but to
continue to love and cherish before.
Witness my hand.
Hugh Harrison."
Mabel kissed him affectionately, and
then left the room with the paper clasp
ed tightly in her hand.
Mr. Harrison sat alone in the library
alter brealuust, his thoughts running
sadly upon the past. He did not hear
the opening door, or the light step upon
the carpet, until he was aroused by a
child s voice at his elbow, asking, "Are
you my grandpa?"
1 ho living counterpart oi tho picture
stood berore him. lie saw the same
large black eyes, the same short curl
peeping from under the velvet cap set so
jauntily upon his head; in fact, the
whole dress, even to the lace collar and
riling whip he held in his hand, was the
"Child, who are you?" burst from
the lips of the startled man.
"lhe lady that gave me this pretty
dress, said I was to haud this to my
Mr Harrison took the note. On the
outside was written, "your birth-day gift,
from Mabel. Inside was the written
promise he had given the night before
He laid the note upon the table, and
took the child upon his lap.
"What is your name, my boy ?"
"Bertie Harrison, and these two kisses
papa and mamma sent, and said please to
forgive them.
The heart of the stern man was stirred
to its depths.
"O Bertie ! my little Bertie !" he sob
bed, "have I regained you at last? You
have conquered, Mabel !" for he saw
A Modern Drinking Song.
Adapted (slightly) from! tho old poets, to tho j
new stylo ot "bcveragi, ana ueuicaieu, oy
George Sennott, to the '-Whisky Ring."
Fill high tho bowl with Fusel Oil t
With Tunniu lot your eups bo erownod !
If Strychnine gives relief to Toil,
Let Strychnine' generous juice abound 1
Let Oil of Vitriol cool your bruins, -t
Or animated atoms brew -And
fill your arteries, hearts and veins,
"With glee- and infusorial gluo '
Vine I That died out in 'OS
What fool would have it back ? And hbw ?
Tha ."cup that wu'Z inebriate
And never cheer," they sell us now.
"Tho conscious water saw its God
And blushed." What of it? Don't you feel
That water knows tho Dragger's rod,
And blushes now with Cochineal !
Ah-h ! Fragrant fame of Kreosote !
Uesvitehing bowl of Prussian Bluo 1
Who would not soothe his parching throat
With vour mild oflsprinsr, "Mountain Dew ?"
Stronger thau aught that racked the frame
And 6hook tho mighty brain of Burns,
Surely, ye'll set our hcais a-flamo,
Whcue'er bis festal day returns 1
Bring on tho Bjeer fresh Coperas foam !
With Alum mixed, in powder flue,
How could my foolish fancy roam
In search of whiter froth thau thine?
Thy Indian Berry's Essence spread
Through amber wavelets, sparkling clear,
Benumbs dull Care strikes Feeling dead
And narcotizes Shame and Fear !
Far down thy bubbling depths, Champagne 1
Drown'd Honor, Love and Beauty lie
They fought th' unequal fight in vain
Shall we, too, merely drink and die ?
Sweet Acetate of Lead forbid 1
Kill every drink with pangs and tell
What torture could and always did
Anticipate tho stings of Hell !
Then drink, boys 1 drink ! Wo never can
Drink younger ! And we never will
Bo men or aught resembling man,
While poisoners have tho power to kill !
Amen ! From Frenzy's screech of mirth
To maudlin Sorrow's driveling flow,
We'll rave, through scenes unmatched on earth,
Aud not to be surpassed below !
Somebody loves Me.
Two or three years ago the Superin
tendent of the Little Wanderer's Home,
in Boston, received piie morning a re
quest from the J udge that he would
come up to the Courtroom, lie com
plied directly, and found there a group
of seven little trirls
forlorn, beyond what
turned to see. The
them (utterly
and said-iMr.
of these.'"
" Certainly; I can
his prompt reply.
'All! What in
do v, ith them ?"
" I'll make women
L ragged, dirty and
even he was accus
Judge pointed to
hopeless aud friendless)
T k can you take any
take them all," was
the world can you
of them."
The Judge singled out one even worse
in appearance than the rest, and asked
ajraiu : " What would you do with that
YVomcu and Marriage.
I'll make a woman out of her," Mr.
repeated hopefully and firmly,
took them all j home. They were
washed and dressed, and provided with
a good supper and beds. The next
morning they went into the school-room
with the rest of the children. Mary was
the name of the little girl whose chances
for better things the! Judge had thought
so small. During j the forenoon the
teacher said to Mr. ;T in reference
to her: "I never saw a child like that ;
I have tried for an hour
smile and failed."
Mr. T said
I have speculated a great deal on mat
rimony. I have seen young and beauti
ful women, the pride of the gay circles,
married, as the world says, well. Some
have moved into their costly houses, and
their friends have all come and looked at
their furniture and their splendid home
for happiness, and have gone away aud
committed them to their sunny homes,
cheerfully and without fear, . It is natu
ral to be sanguine for them, as the young
are sometimes carried away with similar
I love to get unobserved in a comer
and watch the bride in her white attire,
and with her smiling face and soft eyes
meeting me in the pride of life, weave a
waking dream of future happiness, and
persuade myself that it will be true. I
think how they will sit upon the luxuri
ant sofa as the twilight falls, and build
gay hopes, and murmur in low tones the
not now forbidden tenderness, and how
thrillin&r the allowed kiss and beautiful
endearments of wedded life will make
even parting their ioy, and how gladly
they will come back from the crowded
and empty mirth of the gay to each oth
er s quiet company
1 picture to myself that young creature
who blushes even now at his hesitating
caress, listening easerlv for his footsteps
as the nisrht steals on, wishing he would
to get a simile come, and when he enters at last, with an
afterwards that her
face was tho saddest he had ever seen
sorrowful beyond expression ; yet she
was a very little girl, only five or six
years old. j
After school he i called her into his
office, and said pleasantly: "Mary, I've
lost my little pet. l used to have a
little girl who would wait upon me and
sit on my knee, and l loved her very
much. A kind lady and gentleman
adopted her, and she went to live with
them. I miss her, hnd I should like you
to take her place ana be my pet now
will you t
A gleam of
poor girl's face and
Hie Lye of an litAGLE. lhe eyes
of all birds have a peculiarity ot struct
ure winch enables them to see near and
distant objects equally well, and this
wonderful power is carried to the great
est perfection in the bird of prey. When
we recollect that an eagle " will ascend
more than a mile in a perpendicular
height, and from that enormous eleva
tion will perceive its unsuspecting prey
and pounce upon it with unerring cer
tainty; and when we see the same bird
scrutinizing with almost microscopic
nicety, au object close at hand, we should
at once perceive that he possesses the
power of accommodating his sight to
distance in a manner to which our eye is
unfitted, and of which it is totally inca
It we take a printed page we shall dis
cover that there is some particular dis
tance, probably ten inches, at which we
can read the words and see each letter
with distinctness; but if we move the
page to a distance of forty mche3, we
should find it impossible to read at all ;
a scientific man would therefore call ten
inches the focus or focal distance of our
eyes. We cannot alter this focus ex
cept by the aid or spectacles.
But an eagle has the power ot altering
the focus of his eye just as he pleases ; he
has only to look at an object at the dis
tance or two or three miles to see it with
perfect distinctness. The ball of his
eye is surrounded by mteen little plates
called sclerotic bones. They form a com
plete ring, and their edges slightly over
lap each other.
When he looks at a distant object this
little circle of bones , expands, and tho
flitted across the
she began to under
stand him. He gaye her ten cents and
told her to go to the store near by and
get some candy. "While she was out he
took two or three newspapers, tore them
in pieces and scattered them about the
returned m a few
"Mary, will you
a little for me pick
room. v hen shel
minutes, he said to
clear up my office
up these papers and make it look real
nice t"
She went to work with a will. A
little more of this iort of management
in fact, treating her just as a kind father
would brought about the desired re
suit. She went into the school-room
alter dinner, with so changed a look and
bearing that the teacher was astonished
Tho child's face was absolutely radiant ;
and half fearful of I some mental wander
ing, the teacher went to her and said :
somebody to love me I
Oh ! I've got
somebody to love
swered earnestly,
come down to earth.
This was all the
me!" tho child an
as if it were heaven
secret. For
affection as undying as his pulse, nestling
upon his bosom. 1 can feel the tide that
goes flowing through the heart, and gaze
with him upon the graceful form as she
moves about in the kind offices of. aflec
tion, soothing all his unquiet cares, and
making him even forget himself in her
young and unshadowed beauty.
1 go iorward tor years, and see her
luxuriant hair put soberly away from her
brow, and her girlish graces resigned into
dignity and loveliness, chastened with the
gentle meekness of maternal affection.
Her husband looks on with a proud eye
and shows the same fervent love and del
icate attentions which first won her, and
her fair children are grown about them,
and they go on, full of honor and un
troubled years, and are remembered when
they die.
A Loving and Lady Wife. The
following matrimonial incident is from
the Quincy (Cal.) National of February
A miner, living in this place has a wife
in Oroville. About the first of February
he wrote her, asking for certain informa
tion. He Wrote her he had been poison
ed by eating cake, and that he had given
some to an Indian, which nearly killed
him. By the last mail tho husband re
ceived the following answer from his cara
sposa :
Uroville, Feb. 18, 1869.
I have received your letter.
I was much surprised and extremely con
cerned at hearing of your late misfortune
1 really hope they have been exaggerated
by your report, and that upon investiga
tion you will find your health in a much
better condition than you imagine.
"It, indeed, it is true that you have
i i n ij ii i -p
want of I weeu BU uauiy vreaieu, ie& me ueg ui you
Feline Sagacity.
A New Hampshire paper tells ' the
following :
" Lost year Mr. Charley Edgerly, of
Meredith, owned a cat which was a
regular hunter. lie would often go off
and bring in rabbits. If any of the
family would go berrying, Tommy would
go too, and devote his energies to wild
game. If he became separated from the
party, ho would climb a tree and ascery
tain the direction to head himself .'.to
find them. He could catch . birds on,
trees, and the boys of the family, know
ing the propensity of squirrels to take to
fences and stone walls when in danger,,
would put him on a wall and alarm the
game. One afternoon Tommy caught
fifteen squirrels in this manner. He
would wait any length of time when put
in a place and told to stay there.
One day he brought a rat and laid it
at tho feet of Mr. Eagerly, who took out
his knife and skinned it. Fussy sur
veyed the operation with intense inter
est, and seemed highly plcased-with it
Mr. EJgerly said, "go and get another,"
and the cat went and returned at intervals,
during the day with three more, whkdv"
were duly skinned under feline superin
tendence. Mr. Edgerly told the cat
that he would skin all that it could
catch; and henceforth made it his sola
occupation to catch the rodents and see
their hides removed. The skins of the
rats were fastened on the barn at the
distance of a few feet from the ground.
Thirty-seven trophies were in time dis
played on the barn. One day this te-
love that little one s life had been so cold
and desolate that she had lost childhood's
beautiful faith apd hope. She could not
at first believe in the reality of kindness
or joy for her. It was this certainty
that some one loved her and desired her
affection, which lighted the child's soul
and glorified her face !
Mary has since been adopted by
wealthy people, and lives in a beautiful
home in New England : but more than
all its comfort and; beauty, running like a
golden thread through it all, she still
finds the love of her father and mother.
Shall we who hive many to love, and
her standing near, her face beaming
with joy., "Aow take me to my son.
JNeed we tell the rest r How the car
riage was ordered and 6pcedily driven by
John, in the direction Mabel pointed out;
how it returned, bringing the hitherto
alienated ones home to the father's house,
to reioice henceforth in his love : and
how the sick man, amid the comforts
homer and with a mind at peace, grew
rapidly strong and well ? The wife,
whose 6nly sin had been poverty, proved
herself a treasure, and became a mine of
filial affection. . And as for little Bertie,
he became the pet of the house, and es
pecially of his grandfather, who ever af-
ter etyiea mm nis umu-uay g""v
German Confederation. it may
be of interest to some to know that the
States of the German Confederation are
Prussia, with Lanenberg, Saxony, Meck-lenburg-Schwerin,Saxony-Weimar,Meck-
lenberg-Strelita, Oldenburg, Brunswick,
Saxony-Meiningen, Saxony- Altenberg,
Saxony-Coburg-Ootha, Anhalt, Schwattz-
bnrsr. Sehwartz-Rudolstadt, Sondershau-
ball of his eye being releaved from the to love us. refuse to be comforted to see
.pressure, becomes flatter; and when he any value and use: of life any work for
looks at a near object the little bones I our hands to do (-because one of our
press together, and , the ball of the eye treasures may be removed from our sight
is thus squeezed into a rounder or more irom our home and care to a betterf
convex . form. Ihei effect is very fa- And, oh! shall iwe let any of these
miliar to everybody. A person with little ones go hungering for affection
very round eyes is near-sighted, and can go up even to God's throne, before they
to live up under your afflictions, putting
your trust in Him who directs all things
for the best, and whose All-seeing eye
watches over us continuously. I have
but little time to answer letters, and es
pecially letters of so little importance.
"Oh ! how sorry 1 feel for the poor
Indian. Tell me-"-and quickly, too was
it a buck or squaw you gave the cake to?
" 'Innocence shall make
False accusation blush, and tyranny
Tremble at patience.
"In excellent health getting along
nicely. Some x one no matter who
was telling me tho other day that Thomp
son's colt is dead. ' ."
f onlf see clearly an object that is near
I i - t -. i n i -
mm : ana a person - witii nac eyes, as in
old age, can see nothing clearly except at
a distance. The eagle, by the mere
will, can make his . eyes round or flat,
ana see witn equal clearness at any
Una '.'one
to love them !" Artlmr's
n m
oimple, but ruzzLiNQ. -xwo men
arriving at the same time at a window
wherein was hung a large painting of a
gentleman, one asked the other if he
knew who it was.. The answer was
Brothers and sisters I have none.
But that man's father was my father's son.
4 What relationship was he of the picture
to the speaker f
Another : Two persons meeting in tbe
street ' one addressed the other as "my
son," to which the person addressed re
sponded : "It L am your son, you are
not my father." Again, what was the
sen. Waldeck.Keuss, Ancient Line,lteuss, relationship r
New: Line, Schaumburg-Lippe,; Lippe, ;i For the benefit of those of our readers
Determining ! Longitude. -An ob
sorvatory is now in process of erection at
Salt Lake Citv. under the direction of
the United States; Coast Survey, in order
to obtain an exact' meridian, and for the
purpose of determining the difference of
longitude at specified points across tne
continent ; from Cambridge, , .Massachu
setts, to San Francisco, California. An
intermediate station has been established
Omaha. Nebraska. 1.500 milea west of
Cambridge. The observatory at Salt
Lake Citv is 1,000 miles west of Omaha,
and little under 900 miles east to San
Francisco. , To obtain the requisite piers
for mounting the transit instruments,
Brigham Young jlias to send teams to
Weber Ganvon. and bring the blocks of
stone a distance of sixty miles.
Measure of an Acre. -The Mary
land Farmer gives the following table of
distance, by which it says an exact acre
can be found: .
5 yards wide by 968 yards long con
tains one acre.
10 yards wide by 484 yards long con
tains one acre.
20 yards wide by 242 yards long con
tains one acre. -.
40 yards wide by 121 yards long con
tains acre.
80 yards long by 60 1 yards wide con
tains one acre.
70 yards long by 66 1-7 yards wide
contains one acre.
220 feet long by 198 feet wide con
tains one acre.
440 feet long by 99 feet wide . con
tains one acre.
110 feet wide by 360 feet long con
tains one acre.
w KB wwB oy ieet long con
tains one acre.
120 feet wide by 363 feet long
tains one acre.
240 feet long by 1811 feet wide con
tains one acre. . ,
The largest distillery in the , country The Cleveland Herald calls Mr. Fiske
Lubec, .Bremen, Hamburg, ana tnose i who nave not Deen to guessing school, we I has just beea finished near f iiexmgton, tne "naiiroaa ttobler," which a cotem-
parts of the Grand Duchy of . Hesse j will state that the answer to the first. is j Kentucky. It will be able to make some j porary styles a "new phase of the turkey
wnicn lie norm oi tne iiam. i -son, ' ana to ine secona, -iuoiner. ) zA)) gallons oi wnissy per aay. question.
line Nimrod brought in a rat and laid
it at Mr. Edgerly's feet. He was busy
at the time and could not gratify the
animal with the usual skinning opera
tion. The cat laid it at his feet three
successive times, and j was finally re
pulsed in such a manner that Tommy
went off with his tail and back up in the
peculiar stiff gait which enraged animals
have. From that day not a rat would
he catch, though other small game con
tinued to suffer as of old.
- But now comes the wonderful part of
the tale. On the nightof the day in
which he became so mortally offended,
Tommy went to the barn and tore down
the hides of tho thirty-sevei? victims, to
show his resentment of the insult. Such
a case is rarely heard of, and so we re
cord it for our readers, old and young.
Though he would keep all his old habits,
such as skating (for he would slide in
the best manner ho was able, on the ice,
whenever the boys went), he never again
was known to catch a rat to the day of
his death, which happened a few months
afterward by his being caught in a fox
No Go. The following bit of romance
is tho richest we have heard of for a long
time. A gentleman living on uoise river
became very anxious for a wife, and
agreed to give a certain Justice of the
Peace, living in the county, fifty dollars
if ho would find any woman who would
marry him. All arrangements were
made between the anxious one and the
J. P. The J. P. made . it a business to
find some one who would sail out on the
sea of life with an unknown gentleman.
The object of search was found the
anxious gentleman sent for. The couple
were perfectly satisfied with each other a
appearance and much ado made over
their happy future. The evening passed
off pleasantly until the one so easily
wooed and won called for a deck of cards
and began to try fortunes (she is said to
bo a fortune teller.) The deck was
brought, and she began by telling the ,
fortune of her husband in prospect. He
cut the cards; ala3i what a sorry cut
for him. Ho cut the Jack with legs up!
This was more than the second party
could bear, and she exclaimed, in ac
cents wild, "My God! my God! I've
lost my husband." She vowed she
would never marry a man . who would
cut the Jack on the first turn, and with
his legs up. Thus ended a little hit of valley romance. The gentleman
is trying to sell his clothes at half their
cost, and the J. P. is trying to fix up
matters ana nave the couple united, lor
he says he wants the $50. Be careful,
young men, and see your "keeid" before
you show it to the lady, and never out
the Jack with legs up. lioise Democrat.
'Tis wondrous strange how great the
change since I was in my, teens ; then I
had a beau, and billet-doux, and joined
the gayest scenes. But lovers now have
ceased to vow ; no way they how contrive
to poison, hang, or drown themselves
becauso I'm thirty-five. Once, if the
night was ever so bright,' I ne'er abroad
could roam without "the bliss,tbe honor,
miss, of seeing you safe home." But now
I go, through rain and snow, fatigued
and scarce alive, through all the dark, "
without a spark, because I'm ; thirty-five,
, China and India are the great reser
voirs of silver, They have been absorb
ing it ever since the Western world en
tered into commercial relations with them;
To these reservoirs there seems to be no
bottom, i Millions upon millions of silver
have beea ponred in there, and have to
i tally disappeared from the sight of Joan. .