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.JUNE 15, t877.
TUB fUirr AS HE LOTUS.
Tiro loves stood under the great ap
tH tree, the kine ot the orchard. There
wa just bieeze enough on the mild .
Jusie evening to scatter the sweet, piuk
white blossoms on. the two bead be
neath. . -
l moit say good by oow.my own"
aid Arthur Alcroft, as lie bent and
kissed Uc rosy lips of the lovely little
creature by his side. "It grows -late,
and the early morning train takes me
way troru ray treasure. You will uot
grieve too much, Leona, darling, will
Leona Gray laughed in a "way that
was anything but heavy hearted. "
"I don't intend to grow pale, Arthur,
dear. I owe my chief beauty to my
color, you know, she said, with that
candor that ouly really beautiful people
nay safely venture to use.
Arthur gazed into the bright, up
turned face with a questioning, unsatis
"Not one tear, hei said, Leona, I
don't believe you are halt as sorry to
jart as I am." " --
"Sorry? Yes, indeed I am ; but then,
it's only tor a month. As fur tears I
never cry. Would yon love tsoe better
Air being a baby P
"It would tot be possible for me to
love you better, my darling, my bright
little star, my beloved," he cried, pas.
sionately. And with one lingering em
brace he left her.
She watched his tall, liandsome figure
until ii was out ot sight, tlteu walked
slowly down to the garden gate, and
stood leaning on it, with the moonlight
streaming upon tier bare head, and soft
ening the bright glowing beauty of the
saucy brunette face. Her roguish rich
brown eyes were glistening; with the
tears she affected to despise, but there
was a happyjeouteuted smile playing
on the coral lips notwithstanding.
"How he loresme, she murmured ;
"and.sh! Low I love Lira. Dear Ar
thur." - -
"And so dear Arthur and yonhave
settled it uetween you, have you ! list
aJly, Miss Leona, I think, like old Rip
van v inkle, you might have consulted
m," aid a voice, eat of the shadow be
is, papa, where on eartii cua you
spring trom T And wliatns voaUlfc
tug about?" said Leona, throwing her
arms around her father's neck to bide
her blushing face.
"Com iron? Why, straight up the
road before you ; bat ofoufse you were
- too much absorbed to ee me. I met a
young gentleman earth the brim of his
bat full of apple blossoeas; and now,
finding a yoang lady with the same or.
fiament. becomingly, though carelessly
arranged in her curls, and whispering
to herself about 'dear Arthur, I natur
"Stop, stop, there' m dear father,"
she cried,' standing on tiptoe to kiss him.
"We're engaged, papa, but it is to be
kept secret until Arthur's return. Re
member, papa, a profound secret." And
he squeezed his ana by way ot em.
"At profound as you please, my child.
I could not choose a better husband tor
my pet than .Arthur Alcroft, and so,
my love, I wish you joy ! In the mean
time, lor his sake, aa well as yours and
mine, come id out of the dewy eight
. : Sir. Gray's warning came too late.
Leona awoke next morning with a
cose throat, which seemed to get worse
as the day advanced. Being- engaged
te. eioar a solo at a concert at no distant
date, she was in much trouble about it,
and ber father called' fa a doctor, at
nee.- Very-pretty! afeonaHooked
. io her white cashmere morning robe and
rose ribbons, and young Dr. Wyat gazed
at ber as itjhto thought .-
"O, Drf Wyat, please don't say it is
; diptberia or tho mumps, especially the
latter, which disfigures on so dread,
fully," raid Leona.
Victor Wyat smiled, and having felt
- the slender snowy throat with - bis firm
white fingers, and looked into it, in.
, wardly admiring the pearly teeth eo
. plainly exhibited to his view, assured
her that there was not the slightest dan
ger of either of the calamities.
"O, thank yooP she cried as if ber
tbanks were due to him. "New write
i- m i preeoriptioo, and please dout make
it ery hornble.
' lie did as he was bidden.
- . . Tiro will find it quite pleasant, Miss
Gray, and it you will be kind enough to
i send a servant to the druggist at once, I
will wait till be retaros, and administer
, Ike first doe.'r -
; . . Leona arched ber eyebrows at this
sotuoa! request.' She had always found
physicians so hurried before. However,
the raisg the bell aod gave the prescribed
order, then taking up the book site had
been reading, entered into aa animated
Iscaasicsa with Dr. Wyat about it She
rpoke eosaewbat hoarsely, and ccaeion-
r ally clutched ber fai seek with ber
, '2taod, bat the hearties young man never
once adviaed quiet- --
ijt. yat, continued to visa aims
Jray regulaily, though Le only inquired
after her health in a general way,
She had quite forgotten that she had
becu ill, and was thoroughly enjoying a
flirtation with her new admirer. It was
to be the last one, she told herself, and
must be a grand triumph. Site was a
coquette of the very first order; it was
written in every curve of her round,
petite figure, ami in every sparkle of her
eye. . Her friends began to nod and hint
knowingly when the two were seen to
gether. Once or twice Vict' r had taken
her out in his little chaise, only, ot
course, when he happened to call and
found her going out.
It was nearly a month since Arthur
had said good-by to his betrothed under
the apple blossoms, and the was daily
expecting him back.
"This must come to an end," aid
Leona to herself. "What a delightful
fellow to flirt with. 1 hone he won't
be very much disappointed."
Half an hour afterwards she stood by
the open French window talking earn
estly to Dr. Wyat.
"Pray bring me the piece ot music as
soon as you can, the next tune yon pans
this way, will yon 1 It is too warm tor
me to go out tor it," she said.
"1 will be most nappy to save you
the trouble. Good morning." And,
after holding the dimpled hand in his a
moment, be raised it to his "P. theu
stepped out and strode away.
Take caro vou don't get sunstroke,
Leona called after him. And then
turned round with a sniUing lip and
flushed face. In a moment it turned
Who was that, so white and stern,
standing by the parlor door?
"Arthur!" cnea Leona.
"Yes. Arthur." he said but in .vhat
atone! "I came in quietly and unan
nounced. Iionine to Bururife you. I see
I have succeeded."
She cave one little cap, then recov
enne. drew lierselt up nauginiiy ana
w a - 1 - 1 1
"You do surprise me. Indeed, Mr.
Alcroft. May I ask why you sjak to
me in this way?
"May I ak Miss Gray who that gen
tlemau was about whotse welfare you
w?re so solieitous?"
"Certainly. It was Dr. Wyat, our
Arthur's lip curled
"You do not seem i'l," he said.
"Your father, whom I have just seen,
assures me his health is perfect.
Leona felt her eyes begin to burn, and
her throat grow light. &he wa not ac
oust med to being found fault with, nor
to have to defend her conduct. She
turned aside to smother the rising sobs.
Arthur watched her with a coolness
that made her furious with him, and at
herself for her emotion.
She turned on him with flashing eyes
"Arthur Alcroft." she crieil, "you
have shown yourself a jealous, suspic
ious unjust man. I am glad I found it
out in time. I wish you good-morn-
And she swept from the room, the
very picture of righteous indignation
and ill-used imioceiice,
Arthur began to think he had made
some mistake. But rememberin; the
'over-like attitude aitd tones which he
had seen and heard, he canirht up bis
hat and dashed out of the h. -use.
"Faise, heartless flirt !" he muttered
"She never loved me, and so seize the
6rt opportunity to throw me over for
this handsome fellow, whoever he is."
--Towards evening his anger cooled,
and his true, affectionate heart cried out
for a sight of his loved one. He started
out, intending to beg an explanation
On turning the corner, he saw Dr.
Wyat come out ot Mr. Gray's house,
and walk down the street with a step
so gay and elastic, a look so blissful,
that he ground his teeth and clenched
his hands till the nails sunk into the
palms. He returned to hix room with
his brain on fire, and dark and bitter
feelings in his heart, such as he had
never known before.
Victor Wyat had brought the music
to Miss dray, and finding that young
lady unusually gracious and amiable,
had found courage to offer Iter his heart
and hand. They were gratefully and
sweetly accepted, and, consequently, he
bad lett the house in rapture.
1 hat day bad been a tryu.g one to
Leona Gray. Not until she was alone
in her own room did she realize what
she had done. She found it impossible
to sleep, so arose and dressed, and,
throwing np the window, leaned out to
let the night air cool her burning brow.
It was moonlight again. Involun
tarily her eyes sought the great apple-
tree, suddenly she started and cluicheJ
the window.saxh. Under its spreading
o ranches she plainly discerned a well
known figure. His head was bent.
while he gazed intently at something in
his handVrn a mwnehtnre she heard
the report of a ptrtof, -attd Arthur Al
croft tottered and fell to the ground.
Leona uttered one shriek that woke
the household, and then rushed scream.
ing down the staircase and out of the
house. She was followed a'most im
mediately by her father and the ser
"O, Arthur, my love my darling !
Speak speak to me 1 Only one word
to say that you forgive me your own
little Leona, who loves you only vou !
she cried, kneeling on the ground and
kissing bis damp, oold forehead
There was a quiver of the eyelids, but
"He will never speak again t" she
moaned. "He is dead dead, and I
have killed him ! '
"Hush! hush! you rave, my child,"
ner rainer saia. -tie is not dead, nor
dying, I trust. Return to the house,
leona, ana arrange a lounge ! Thorn
as, run tor Dr. Wyat! Make haste,
both ot you."
Leona caught at the wtords of hope,
and flew away to execute her father's
command. When Dr. Wyat came into
the room, she sprang trom Arthur's side
"Is he alive? Quick tell me !" she
cried, shaking his arm in her excite
ment. "Alive? Yes, darling, be is alive,
but in danger. You bad better leave
as, aear one: it is too much tor you.
Trust me to do my best. Mr.i Gray,
how did this happen?"
"My daughter will tell yon all '
"Never mind now, sir. Miss Gray
retire at once. She is losing her self
control she is too much affected.'
"She has goed reason to be affected.
Dr. Wyat. The gentleman is her be
trothed husband," Mr. Gray said.
V ictor stared at him as it he thought
him out of his senses. Then the color
ebbed from his face, leaving it ashen
white. He stood as still as though
turned to marble, not speaking a word.
lour patient. Dr. Wyat" said Mr.
Gray. Victor started, then compressed
his lifts, and bestowed all his attention
where it was needed, tie never once
looked at Leona. No need now to ask
how it. happened, tie understood it
all. Under Dr. Wyat's skillful treat
ment Arthur A Icroft soon began to re
Leona was the most patient, most
devoted ot nurses, and the sunshine o
her presence had a beneficial affect upon
his health, lsy some subtile feminine
arguments she contrived to throw the
chief blame of "the little flirtation" on
Victor's shoulders, and Arthur, not
knowing how deeply the had wronged
Ins rival, forgave her,
lr. Wyat greets her. when they hap
pen to meet, with a grave, ceremonious
bow, and the slightest snirgestion ut a
sneer on his well cut mouth. His fair.
lily-like bride cannot understand why
her husband does not like pretty little
Mrs. Alcroft, of whose beauty beiniz
different from her own she is an en
Victoria, June 3. A survivor of the
wreck ot the lost steamship George. JS.
nrtgit lias at last been discovered.
Ue is an Indian named Coma, and was
a coal heaver on board. He was recoi?.
nized on the street at Nanaimo on Fri
day, arrested and brought to Victoria
yesterday. I he Colonist ot to-day
says : Since the disaster C oma lias con
stantly evade.! the police, and until
quite recently it was not known that
there existed a sino'e survivor of the
wreck. Alxut a fortnight aeu he ven
tured into Nanaimo, where he was ar
rested by Constable Stewart on Friday
and arrived here yesterday. Com con.
tessert to the siiiteriiitend-iit ot do lice.
after being duly oautio- ed, that at night
the boilers of the steamship exploded
and she began t sink at once. Cant.
Ainsley, with four If. S. officers and a
passenger, got into a boat and told
Coma, win) was on deck, to get in too.
The rest ot the people were in bed or
tried to escaite by means of another
The captain' party, seven in all, '
pulled ashore, near Cape Caution, the
party was nearly naked and the Indians
gave them blankets to keep them warm.
A day or two afterwards three canoe
loads ot Indians came to the spot and
Captain Ainsley offered the leader five
hundred dollars to cuivev the ship
wrecked men to Fort Hnjiert. Four ot
the Indians weie armed with muskets
with which they killed all the whites.
t:ed stones to the bdie and sank them
in deep water. They robbed the lxdies
of all valuables including the captain's
gout wau-n and cnavn. i ney . spared
Coma but tod him that, if he ever-dared
to narrate the circumstances they would
kill his father. ( .ma thinks that all
the jteople on board who were in bed at
the time of the explosion were drowned,
as the boat went down rapid y. The
prisoner was to-day confronted by the
tour prisoners who were brought by the
Jiocket and have sn.ee I teen in gaol
here, ai.d identified two as belonging to
the arty ot murderers.
MKIWIAS 81'IODE KES.
The latest sensation in the way of
suicides is that of the Countess dn Pre
bois. This lady wasot Sweedish origin.
but married to a French oum. He
died shortly after the marriage, leaving
lior o tr u .rv n.'i4i itir aaritli f tt f , i io
..! .hi,, i. 1 .. . l-,.. .ki;i...w...
y -r ii- w wahsi mm iviimi iv
A i ns can bile nciri mm tiv V"t wsiri it ucilh,
W wn the. iter . xl ot m..umnu umw
she began to entertain, and during the
past two years :he has been seen every
where iu Parisian society Some time
ago she fell in love with a young gentle
man ot fortune ami noble name, and af
ter a time marriage was arranged be
tween them. The I'ouutess has been ot
late busily engaged iu making her prep
aration ttir hei second wedding. Last
week she was outdriving in the lioisde
Boulogne, and on returning to her hotel
found a letter waiting tor her from Eng
land. She oitened it ai d seemed to be
greatly agitated ' as she read it. She
had ordered her carriagu tor the even
ing, but sent word to the coachman
that she should not want it; then retir
ed to her room. After a time her
femme-de-chambre entered and found
tier mistress lying dead upon the floor,
with the fatal letter lying' beside Iter.
It announced that the projected marri
age was broken off. Mme. De Prebois
had shot lierself through the head with
Mr. Lucieu J. Barnes, ut the Bureau
of Statistics, has recently prepared ta
bles showing the movement of b'llliou,
specie and merchandise between the
United States aid fbieigu countries tor '
a series ot years. It appears trial at
no former period hs the foreign com-
merce ot this contry been in such a
iiea thy and favorable condition. In
1874, for the first time in over ten years,
the balance of trade in merchandise was
iu favor of the United Slates, to the
amount of nearly nineteen millions ot
dollars, spec it- value, and for the fiscal
year ending June, 1876, the balance
was nearly eighty millions of dollars,
ppecie value. This is by fa- the most
favorable exhibit ever yet made, but it
ma ocrcu Ileal I JT ; tlllllOlVO. UUUIIg . IW
three-quarters of the present year., If
the present very flattering pmsitecta are
fulfilled tor the remainder of the pres
ent fipcal year, Mr Barnes thinks tlie
balance of traide in merchandise wil' not
be short of $200,000,000 in specie vahte
in favor ot the United States, and we
will have received from abroad probably
from twenty to fifty million of dollars
THE YOUNG WIDOW.
She is modest but not bashful ;
Free and easy but not bold ;
Like an apple, rtpe and mellow
Not too .voting and not too old ;
Half Inviting, half repulsive
Now advancing, and now shy ;
There Is mischief in bet1 dimple,
There is danger in her eye.
She has studied human nature.
She ts schooled in all her arts ;
Site has taken her diploma
She can tell ttie very moment
When to sigh and when to smile ;
O. a maid is sometimes charming ;
But a widow, all the while !
Are you sad t
How very serious
ber handsome face become t
Are you angry ? She is wretched
Lonely, friendless, tearful, dumb!
Are you mirthful ? How her laughter,
Silver-sounding will ring out!
She can lure, and catch, and play you,
Aa the augler does the trout.
You. old bachelors of forty.
Who have grown so bald and wise ;
Young America of twenty.
With the love-looks in your eyes ;
You may practice all your lessons.
Taught by Cupid since the Fall ;
But I know a little widow
Who could win and foot you all.
RTKAKUE kVltlBE F A YOUTH.
Hubert Hudspein, aged 15, shot him.
self in the head recently in New York
city, under circumstances of a very pecul
iar character. While seated at the sup-
iter table, at halt-past $ p. m., be inform.
ed his mother that he had procured a
cartridge tor his pistol, and a few mo
ments afler stid, "Mother, I wonder if
I should die w uld God take me? I
wish mother, we cou?d all die togetlier.'
Airs, lludspeiii, believing that tier son
was jesting, paid very little attention to
the strange remarks, except to mildly
reprove him. After the evening meal
she left the apartment and entered au
adj. lining room in which her daughter
was lying ill. hi'e there she was
startled by a sharp report, and ou return.
ing to the kitchen, in which she had
lett the boy seated near the table, found
him reclining oh a chair bleeding from
a pistol shot wouitd in the right temple.
In Ins right hand a single barreled pis
tol was held. No reason can be assign-
ed tor the suicide.
The Louisville Courier-Journal ty:
'The t 'hicago Times is feriously at
tacking Col. Valentine Hater, who took
service in Turkey after his unhappy ad-
vent tire in a railway carriage, for fall
ing sick just as the Russians began to
advance. Perhaps it was the method
of Kars that overcame him." Or per-
hais. it raised a disagreeable train ot
thought, and he wanted to avoid anoth
Albert Stein way, the youngest of the
three brothers constituting the firm of
Steinway & Sons, piano manufacturers,
died i'i rsew lork recently, lie was
born in Germany in 1840 came to this
country with the family in 1850 and
entered his father's factory at the age of
14. He was colonel f the Sixth New
York militia and brigadier general on
Gov. Hoffman's staff. The firm form-
erly comprised the father and tour sons.
tmt we believe that there is now but one
left, the eldest son.
ENDURANCE. Ihll-k llOt that VoU
are the only one w! o has to endure and
who dreads the hardships ot life. Ease
and comrort are the natural desires of
the human heart; and there are thorns.
real or imaginary, in every oi es path.
way. Hut sitting down and brooding
will never bring power to overcome
them. Rather tie 'up and doing.
thanktu! tor the blessing still temaini g.
It ymi have health and strength yon
have reason to be g'ad, iu spite of tor.
tune's frown; tor how much harder
would be vour lot, or e Sorts to gain a
living, if you weie crippled; blind or
Scandal What 'they say is be.
, . -
wain your nonce.
What's the u-e ot
iMinn auralrA m .t stwwlkt saws!.
remarks or some talse friend running
through your mind. What's the use ot
getting into a worry and tret over gos
sip set art -at to your disadvantage by
some meddlesome busybody who has
more time than character and standing.
Ii what is said about you is true, set
ytiurself right at once ; if it is faseL let
it go for what it will, ui til it dies of in.
Valuable Recipe. An exchange
says: A gentleman who 'knows all
about it, and who has tried tlie ex fieri.
ment with entire success, recommends
the following remedy tor bunions and
rit, from which so many suffer daily:
Obtain at the druggists five or six cents
worth ot saltjteter ; put into a bottle.
with sufficient olive oi' to nearly dis
solve it; shake up well, rub tlte inflamed
"parts night and morning, and more Ire.
qnenlly if pauttul. Tins is a well tried
A young Indian girl who bad curt.
ously watched the process of making
barrel-heads in a flouring mill iu Wino.
na, Minn., stole in one day, .and taking
posse sum of the stencils, ornamented
Iter blanket witii the words "El'swoilh'
Choice." and paraded the streets with
great delight, but to the disgust of Mr.
Ellsworth, who is a bachelor,- and I tad
made no such choice. .
A curious experiment wit h the mag-
net was recently tried hi London. A
boy had broken a needle iu the calf of
his leg, and before resorting to urgiual
instruments it was decided to try the
effect ot a powerful magnet in withdraw.
ing tlie steel. After, a nurater ot expo-
-:mt in differwnt nositions the needle
I raK drawn near the surface on the op.
! pte jjde of the leg from which it
entered and was easily withdrawn.
Dispatches from Lka state that Dou.
NiodsHS da. Pierok, the : revolutionist,.
and hut-mate, surrendered- themselves to
the Peruvian authorities, with the iron
clad turret ship Iltuiecor, whib his par.
tisacs had seusedy
- All men are not homeless,, but some
men are borne lew than others.
The Womkh of Smvia. Tbw
wear on their beads red kwh;V with
the ends hanzini? Aa
bound on their beads bv wivt Allot
embroidered with coins, in which were
oiien buck nowers, chiefly in red and
" "ui- nivanaoiy witn .the brilliant
aprons sewed down to the skirt, and
often with a caudilv embroideiad atom.
aclier, or iterhaps, breast-plate would
be the more descriptive term, studded
wim corns on Diack velvet. The work
ing dress ot the women in the fields is a
nhort jacket, braided and slaslied in the
fashion, and of that worn by tne men, a
red and ye low kerchief crossed over the
bosom, a petticttat stripped mostly in
t.tl ranl'.l X- ? -
(.1 ci pinjjuui xuoonsn pawiern,
but occasionally in the checkered, which
makes the pattern a tartan, a-tapestrylike
apron of brighter color thau the
petticoat, and bare 'eg and feet. The
men are a tine race. tall, with a certain
stateliness and self-respect in every gesU
ure ; their faces are almost always good,
and otten quite intellectual and chival-
ric, but in inuscu'ar development tlie
asnt women of Servia can give their
nusuaiids a stone and a beating.
A gentleman proposes a compromise
upon winch lie hnes to unite the stiver
dollar men and advocates of the gold
standard. He has patented a metal tor
coinage sup)osed to contain two stand
ards in one. 1 1 consists i4 amalmra ot
tweuty-iour parts of silver to one of
gold, which is aliout the same as the
alloy of copjter is now used in silver
coins, a doi ar piece ot this material
will be about the size of our preatut sil
ver half-dollars. The inventor proposes
that coins made of his patent mixture
be a legal tender and recent subsidiary
coinages shall be retired, tie -argues
that his new money .will not be exported
or worked up by jewelers and silver
smiths, and that it will therefore remain
in the country as a permanent circu at.
ing medium. He says the density of
the new metal would be greater than
either ot its component parts, at:d that
it would be liable to less wear thau
either gold or silver.
about i our I'ulsk. u.very one
should know how to ascertain the state
of the pulse in health ; theu, by com par
ing it with what it is when he is ailing.
he may have some idea ot the urgency
of his case. Parents should know the
healthy pulse of each child, since now
ami then a iterson is born with a pecu
liarly s ow or fast pulse, and the very
case iu hand may be ot such a peculiar
ity. An infant' pulse is 140, a child
of seven, 80, and from twenty to sixty
years it is 70 beats a minute, declining
to bU at tour scire. A healthy growu
iters ui beats 70 times iu a minute, de
clining to 60 at tour score. At sixty.
if the pulse always exceeds 70. there is
a disease ; the machine working itself
out, tliere is a fever or inflammation
somewhere, and the body is feeding on
itself as in consumption, when the pulse
Tlte Crimean war cost England 40
000 soldiers and 8500.000.000 in gold
and this to "preserve the equilibrium in
iu ruirope." he ts now pondering
whether it will pay f wade in again
with more than double that cost. The
preservation of the European "equilibri
um" i- a very ex pensive business.
Anotlter American poet is going to
Europe. It was he who wrote of a
shipwreck at sea, "Thus fifty weay
souls went and bit the dust;' and who
wrote of a tire in au ice house, "So 30,-
000 pounds ot ice were thus reduced to
With the exception of Govs. Hunt
and King, all the governors of New
York elected sisce the adoption of the
constitution, nearly 30 yeais ago, are
A cheerful Jeremiah named Delannay
lias written to the French Academy,
predicting terrible earthquakes during
tlte next t wo months which will destroy
the whole earth.
Orplieus C Kerr tells in the Graphic
how purely legitimate business transac
tions are consummated: "You area
legislator. Will yu vote tor this bill ?
Let me see your jack-knife. I will give
you ten thousand dollars tor that knife."
A thrifty wife woitden why the men
can t n anage to do something nsetul.
Mightn't tltey as well ainuse Ittemselves
smoking 1 ams as well as cigars ?
Farmers are leaving Northwestern
Iowa in great numbers, the soil ot fifteen
counties being alive with tlie. inchoate
There. will be tribulation among the
five or six hundred American oonsula.
A number ot the consulates are. to be
wiped off the books. .
This is tlte process of divorce in Iowa:
The wife says to the husband, "Go
along. I have had enough of you. The
divorce is then complete.
A Maudlin New Yorker has buried
his dog in a sil ver-p aled mahogany
coffin, and has ordered au imjiosiiig
tombstone tor the grave.
There is a place in Maine called Med.
dyberups, it having been christened after
all tlie words ending iu shook, eoggin
and goggiu had given out..
A New York uiiUman has been fined
fifty dollars and sent to jail for thirty
days, io the hope that he will come to
show his pump some mercy.
The scheme for .employing female
ticket-sellers on the railways of Eng.
land has failed, passengers liavine made
love to them and kept the crowd wait.
LoiMevtUe- s going to start a whisky.
avfuDr St. Louis Tfeaes.J At auy
rate, a great many queer fisfi -frow Sc.
Louia bate afiueaaed hew within a few
Whea De Murska was asked which
ot her seven husbands she would have
in Heaven, she answered she did not
expect to eee an; of them.
I am a broken man," said a poet.
"So I should think, was the answer ;
"for I have seen yourpieces.
A person always meets with a warm
reception at a hotel. The minute he ar
rives be is placed on the register.
Actresses have their pictures taken
when they are young, and when they are
old their lithogaphs do not part from
Josiah Ilayden, of Boston, 50 years
old who was to have been married some
weeks since, avoided thecennony by tak
ing a fatal dose of poison. .
Some person of leisure has ascertain.
ed that there are in Worcester's Quarto
Dictionary 335 words ot seven sy tables,
24 ot eight, and thiee ot nine.
A Chicago girl, who claims to have
proved it by experiment, says that by
putting a lover iu the light ot a blue
glase window he can be made to propose
at one sitting.
Those were merry old days when it
was accounted the proper thing for a
gentleman who took snuff trom a young
lady's snff-box immediately to exclaim,
with bow : " I-kis-jyou.n
That awful lad again: " Ma, i a has
got the best of you you can't strike
matches on your trousers like he can."
"1 think bur church will last a good
many years yet," said a waggish deacon
to his minister; "I see the sleepers are
A personal editor, two shotguns,
aisi a flour sack ot assorted type, aie
said to complete the out-fit ot a Black
Hills newspaper office.
A daughter wept bitterly on witness
ing the opera of "Paul and Virginia."
"Don't cry" said her father, "they earn
3,000 francs every night."
A grocer in Washington advertises
that he ha "whisky for sale that has
been drank by all the Presidents, from
General Jackson down to the present
"Why, Sammy," said a father to his
little son the other day," I diden't know
that yonr teacher whipped you last Fri
day." "I g less," he replied, "if y.-n'd
been in my trousers you'd know'd it."
Tlie lazy yonth who was told "to get
out ot bed and go to the ant, thou slug
gard,"replied that he always talked bus
iness with the I tead of the family, and
when he was hard up went to his uncle
Little Susie, looking at some pictures
of winged angles, exclaimed, "Mamma.
I' don't want to be au angel." "Why
not, dear ?" "Humph ! Leave off all my
pretty clothes, aisi were feathers like a
A house iu Bellaire, Ohio, has this
legend on the gatepost: "X intern
agents have called here this rooming ;
we always shoot the twentieth." No
agent has touched the be!lknob since the
placard was p- sted.
A bill t allow husband and wife to
testify against each other lias been kill
ed in the Indiana Legislature. It was
feared that if legal permission was
given nobody else would have a chance
to say anything. Boston Transcript.
"It's nice to liave slippers given to
you," said the naughty hoy who had
I just been corrected for lying, when he
saw the fine pair his big brother received
from his girl ; "but it makes all tlie dif
ference bow you take them."
It is now generally believed that Mr.
Bennett went to Europe because, ac
cording to the terms ot the duel, the
principals were to stand on different
sides of the vtlantio and shoot, aiid Mr.
May won tlte toss tor the American
Hepworth Dixon says that a view of
Niagara Falls impels to suicide. A
knowledge of this tact will be valuable
in the civil service. Dishouest officials
should be sent to report on the aspect of
"What do you mean by 'humbugg
ing, madarae ?" asked a homely lawyer
of an old; lady whom be was cros-ex
mihiitg. '. "Ir don't know as I can . - ex
abtty ay, sir ; but it a lady were to say
tliat yon were a handsome man, that
weul be it."
; A tjuwo lady alighting from a stage.
coach, ribbon fell from her bonnet in.
to tls bottom of the carriage "Yon.
have left your bow behind," remarked a
lady passenger. "No, I haven't, he's
gone a fishing, innocently exclaimed
the damsel. "
A toung man who started for the
Black Hills, halted twenty miles this
siue e uie oojecuve point ana com
menced to dig, and the result was
quarter of a pound of lead inside of fit.
teen minutes. He dug it out ot hie leg,
wnereti nsa oeen aepueited by a noble
rea man. :- " - . : - --:
" Rochester Democrat : Lady visitor
"My dear, do you know it your mamma
is engaged ?" Little girl of the period
''Engaged ? Bless you why sbe'e raar-
; ETvery married) woman ie Connecticut
ts to have control ot ber property
JDetroit JFres JPttss. Now the question
arises, is a husband property? Boston
The proposed annexation of the Tran
vaal republic of South Africa to tu
British empire baa been accomplice
by force, the president and many, of tf
people protesting, the former, towevtfi
counseling quiet submission. " ' ,r
Kxxroiotrs SKKVicra. Rev. J. F. CeVors wui
bold services In the brown M. K. eh arch in this
city on Bablxoh, mornlns evening-. Son-.
day School atMor. M. Prayer Bwwtln eaco
Musical. Mi&s Nettie Plpe- teacher oi
Vocal and Instrumental niuslb. has recent
ly located in Albany, and prepaml to give
lestttiiM In iIm Hhove iiameti brandies. Has
bud aeveral years experience , lu. teaching,.
and can give the bekt of reference.
PLAITIXU, Stmaplas rmtstmm mm Ftt
ting, Plln Sewing, Hair Wevln,ec Coitlng-
and fitting- CbUdrea'k Clot nuts seiily .
Call at the rooms adjoining- the Rrottvrxij.offlee,
Albany, urefton.. Mk. Ccar A CMi.
MaJOB White I locat. d one door west
of Fox Bro.'s, First street. Albany, where
he is prepared XO do all work In his tine,
such as repairing watches, clocks, and jew
elry. Also, engraves door-plates, silver.
ware, Ac. Ulve nuu a can.
The Richmond Range i a great wood
saver, airfi as it throws wit lex brat than
any oilier good range or alove. It 1 way
up lor summer u-e.
TOCo5Ki;lllTITf. -The advertlsee.hev.
inir beeir permanently cared of that dread
ease, Consun niion, tj a lnire remedy , anx
ious to uiake Known to nis teiiow tuui-rer, in,
means of cure. To all who desire it. he will
end a copy of the prescription nned (free or
charge), with the direction for prenwisf mi
nsing tne same, wntcn iney .wiii una m
core for C'onaumpI ion . Al hm, BronchitlnvAe.
Parties wlshinv the nrexerintlon wtll H-s ad
dress Rev. K. A.WuuN,mPennatrlWUitaroa-
PIJIPLKS.-I wtll mall (free) the rerfne tor
pre pur in a simple Vetce'alile jBalmtha' wiU re
move Tan, Freckles, Pimple and Blotches,
leaving the skin soft, elear and heaniifal : alM
Instruction for prodacing a loxnrhuit growth)
ot hair on a bald head or smooth face. Adilress
Ben. Vandelf A tk., bozSlSl, No. ft Wooslert.,
New York. - . -UnUvf
Errors T Yet Sit. A gentleman who sa-f-fered
for year-, from Nervons Itebiliiy, Prema
ture Uecav.andall ttteeffectsof yonthfnl India
crel ion will, fortheaakenf sntTerinn homanit v.
send free to ail who need It, the recipe and di
rection for making the simple remed by which
he was cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by
the adverllser's experience can do so by a
dressing in pertec-t confldenoe, JoHM B. Obdkk,
a Cedar St., New York. BUrl
To all who are sntrerlng from the eirois anil
Indiscretions of youth.ner-ous weakness, earty
decay, loss of manhood. Ac.. I will send a recipe
that will cure you, FREK OFCHAKtiK. This
great remedy was discovered by a missionary
In South America. Send a self-addressed enve-
oite to the Rr.v. Jcff fKT. uSA, Motion S,
ScBslfcl Advsre. " .
Yon are asked every day tlirotieh the
colninits of your newspapers anjtby yonr
LM"Kfe-,i.- mi ii-c NMiit-iiiuiK hit rtmr ujm-lll
pepsia aisi Liv r Cotuplalnt tliat yon know
nothing about, yont gel disennraged spend,
ing money with but little suceess. Now
to give you satisftietory proof that Ureen's
Anptit Flower will cure vou of .Dyspepsia
and Liver Complaint with all its effpit.
sttch a Smir Stomach. Sick lleailache.
Hahitual Coaflveuess (talpiration of tlie
Ilenit. Jleart-hiirii.' Water-brash. FnllttMa
at the pit of the Stomticli. Yellow Skin.
Coated Tongue. Coming op of food alter
eating. low spirits. Ac we ask you to go
to your Dniggit and get a sample bottle
of Green's Angn-t Flower for 10 cents and
try it, or a regular size tor 75 cents, two
dnaes will relieve you. t - n44v
AVERT DESIRABLE business lot SSxtOO fee
on the corner of Second and Washington
streets. Albanv. Also, felnirine. RnlUir an Ma
chinery, together with a lot of fnrnit nre, lad
ders, wheelltarrowA, harrows, Ac.. Ac, all to be
old off cheap for cash, in eonseqnence of- re
moval on account of sickness. Enquire on the
premises of PUTNAM CO.
Albany, Jan. 19. 1877-n 17
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formation ahont the BLACK
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and the great Indian War
will always he found In tho
Oldest Largest. - Cheapcat
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Chitikm "I , PEK in Wv
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month-Sin a year. Wueklv, S fff 1 O
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AH Zmportaat Put laaAe ot XS$r,
and SmUi M Zroa ess Ts. "
AfljustaTsle ts, any roavizsl
f - trMle la metieau-
A rranged for two, three or fonr hones abreast'
l.lshiit Iiraft Machine in use.
(-Jvers and cuts aU the ground.
Broadcast lieedera will
aeata wet or dry. "
" aek every thrmer to examine my Jw't and;
Cnltivator before purchaninc an 1 ,.
chine. For further partiotUiu-s aSiiti ,-
Ifarrlaaapa;, Ore win.
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