Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1872-1883, June 08, 1882, Image 3

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    all sours.
rn.■ < to
accept accidents philo-
“Mr. Charub!
up a laandso^ amount o> toney, which
y. At your neighbor spills a
was continually
a videome in- ] pher!” spoke <
A
Hoiae
Creek,
California, man baa
bf wine anil it trickles down over
puro« Ct»«
terest. To tell the <iuth„e 00uld, if answer.
bT wyuh u . innbtt .
nt breadth of yonr aatin gown tlij nearly lost his life by the bite of a rab­
diner-out.
necessary,<lraw his check for SUIB ¡¿at
Then Mr. Ful
severity <4
of the blow will not be bit.
umary seventy
the pustoi
I
If Raphael had depicted his little fel- would stagger most ordinary 10kkeep- ' two
partnors
I'yany
outcry. To make the
Cigarette and cigar smoking among all
■
be
»n
mitigated
by
unleM
hC
• lows on canvas with bald heads and ers. Even his employers.the' gru bou;e 11 each other.
to whom the accident classes of Boston women is becoming
_____ _ person
fctf’ee- unlucky
per;
not
minus wings, you would have a faithful of Who.’«om, Fulsom & Co.
The sun w
had happened as much at bis ease as general,
likeness of Christopher Cherub, bache­ aware of ho"w much he was po-'vised; the beams
. -issible, is the test of a true lady; he
Jim Keene, the wealthy stockbroki
«rear too
lor, aged fifty, aud confidential clerk and the never mentioned money to hiT nOr ceding from
K should be different io ntvlw w ill Buffer eat'H£ht at best, and despite once peddled stationery in San Fri
bookkeeper for the great house of Whol­ he to taem. In fact money was bydly
Simon not
I
ball-dress, Her most beuiliful of yonr utmost kindness. I quoted Syd- •isco
som, Fulsom & Co , India merchants.
ever mentioned in any of their form, pf Mr. Cherub, «Fplaced his hand on bis
_ Smith’s account of a country dinner
The Polar bears arc taking their a
, For thirty years Mr. Cherub had been business; the word “draft” was the te^ [ «builder; th rhe gently raised his head jewels and her richetit laces find in a iirst week; but as he was the prince of
_______ jly stopped,and,in a husky ceremonious dinner a suitable occasion ,iin„. out, you will surely forgive an­ nual spring excursion on the top of
in the service of Wholsom, Fulsom & with Wholsom, Folsom <St Co.; mono-j but inniedii
for their display. Places at the table i
Co., and during that time his books had was dross, vulgar; draft was aristocratic J 1 voice, , tafd, “Mv God, he is dead!”
h'3 liters, iceberg.
Mr. Wliolsoni.anil Mr. Fulsom looked should be found as quietly as possible, i other ex rtte' frolu one
always balanced. A, very quiet, unas- aud dignified.
A Canadian eat lias adopted so
sumí
man was Mr. Cherub, and,
Well, the house of Wholsom, Fulsom » each other ttud both repeated, “He is and a man is wire to inquire before go­
young black squirrels that were thro
ing to the dining-room on which side of
withal, a
’ iau in the broadest sense. Jr Co. flourished. Christopher Cherub drtd.”
<
to her to be eaten.
The children who played about the was o^his thirtieth year of service; no
riei, d
ith his locket rnd tress of She table he is to sit. Guests remain ■
The Philadelphia medical colle;
standing until the hostess baa taken her < day after he went.
m*„frnm Lmi
wharves, where la
entreaty on the part of the firm could hair clasped ^Ins hands.
digtinct graduated 709 students in 1881. 'I
Wholsom, Fnlsotfi
make him accept a larger salary, or in­
Dea4, in
me, where, fei thirty seat, and then seat themselves. They i rijgelsplasbedherwitu/
number
for 1880 was 731.
lay their table napkins across their laps, I to foot, and through I saw
of him, and felt that
trickling
duce him to take an interest in the years, he had d\efaithful service.
It is lawful to catch brook trout
,
friend. *The ®any penniSS at ,he be­ house. Therefore they i droppod
The sun had
the window, ami take off their gloves, and if there is a roll 1 brown rills of animal juio«.
’
’ the
Massachusetts at all seasons of the ye
of bread in their plates they remove it to < down her ohoek, she had the c«. >,
stowed among the urchins hi
>ct subject
. _ for fear of annoying
J Christoph«-. the beams of lighf\ad disappeared.
when they will not bite,
the left side. If raw oysters have been I sauce to BWear that not a drop »-
In August the junior member of the
of inspiring their minds with the idea
served they will be eaten at once. It is i reacted her! Such circumstance» arc HlC
that it was he, probably who owned all firm, Mr. Richard Fulsom, was making
Ilchester University has just reoeii
no longer good form to wait for the rest 1 triumphs of civilized life.”
the big ships and stoft-liouses; but, as preparations to visit Liverpool on an im­
a gift u’f «100,000 for the purpose of a<
It
is
not
necessary
to
swear
that
black
of the company to be served before be­
they never questioned him upon that portant mission connected with the
ing a ladies’ ’loartment to the instil
ginning to eat, and for this there is a i is white, but it is a triumph not only of tion.
subject, he never hail the opportunity of house, but suddenly and unexpectedly
Vrrvt. of kind-heartedness to
semi bio reason, as will be found upon cultivation
i
dispelling the illusion.
he was taken ill and the senior members
The School Board of Reading, Pa.,I
a person who has met with a social
exumination to be the case with most of set
i
• Why was Mr. Cherub a bachelor? The were in quandary. After a consultation
voted to close the public schools on ie
the little changes in fashion which takes i misfortune as speedily as possible at his day
question could be answered by a silent held in their private office, it was decided
Jumbo visits the city with Barnu__
place from time to time. A grand din- i ease. Kindness of heart is the soul of circus.
answer, if the person who asked would to send Mr. Cherub to take charge of the
all
good
breeding,
and
without
it
the
nei
would
be
indefinitely
prolonged
if
i
observe that gentleman once in twenty- business previously intrusted to the
When at home the Chinaman is a Mon­
all the guests waited to eat the same . daughter of a hundred earls is still not golian
four hours take from his desk, a locke't, junior member.
When in tlie United States he
one
to
be
desired.
thing
at
the
same
time.
The
waiters
be
­
and gaze upon the features of a beautiful
Christopher did not demur; he never
is a Mustgolian.—[Louisville Courier-
The
novice
in
society
who
lias
never
gin
their
service
with
the
lady
who
sits
girl, press the locket to his lips, and then demurred. But it was hard for him to
1
at the host’s right hand, and she should assisted at a dinnerparty in her life need Journal.
replace it.
leave his quiet retreat, to give up Mrs.
What is hyiwcrisy? Why it is wh<
lie ready to be helped to the second not fear to go to one, if she will heed the any
Of course she was dead, or Mr. Cherub Timpklin’s cozy departments, to be away
one says he loves his neighbor '
couse by the time the first course has simple and obvious suggestions on which himself
would not have been a bachelor. She from his favorite desk, and, more than
and then straightway sands
I have ventured, and above all, if she
male the round of the table.
was his first, last, and only love, and all, to leave unoared fur the little spot »o
sugar.
I neophyte might perhaps be puzzled will keep her eyes open to see what is
during all the tiresome years of his solv­ dear to him. What if he should never
It is well wo cannot see int« tbe
anong the multiplicity of forks beside going on around her. That silken-clad ture. Fancy the disgust of 1’izzaro if
ing vexatious columns the beautiful return and his greatest desire left unful­
her plate, but she will see that the small flock which we call society all jump over could have foreseen Sbipherd,—|8y
-eyes seemed to look over his shoulder filled—to be laid by the side of Allie?
«^son-shaped fork is used for oysters, the same hedges in very nearly the same case Herald.
and guide his hand as well as his heart.
How the thought weighed upon him!
anl the next smallest fork for the fish. manner.
Sometimes he would unclasp the back He bad never been way, and the world
McKean county ^lostoflice is in oba
It B now customary to supply also a »Gi­
of the locket, and take therefrom a tress outside his little sphere seemed already
of a pretty woman. It is needless to
ve knife for fish, and this is a great con-
of golden hair; this he would hold care­ strange to him.
Handling Millions a Baf.
that males arrive and depart at all hi
veiience. Should the fish knife be ab-
fully on his finger, and as the sun’s rays
In less than, forty-eight hours Christo­
_
._
*
of the day.
seit, the fork is to be held in the right
came through the little window abovo pher Cherub appeared twenty years
a small room on tho main floor of
A burglar got into the house cq
his desk, throwing their light on the older. His hands trembled as he ¡lacked
hold and assisted by a piece of bread in the In New
York custom house, and occu­ Texas
editor the other nigl.t. t.'ler a
tress of hair, Mr. Cherub would drop a bis trunk, and he forgot to bestow his
tin left; bnt the silver knife is prefera­ pying the
southwest
corner
of
it,
the
terrible struggle tbe editor suoo«edat^,in
tear, and say, almost inaudibly, “Allie, penny offerings upon the children about
ble and will be fonnll in most houses.
cashier,
with
a
force
of
fifteen
clerks,
my poor Allie.”
the wharf. His step, only a short time
ioilp should be eaten with a large receives all the money levied for duties robbing him.
What a comfort this was to him he before so brisk, now faltered. Mrs.
spoil. Dessert Hpoons for soup are no by the government on imports, exports,
A surly old fellow sat aloMClfl^^H
himself only knew.
Timpklin noticed it, and was very much
laiger “en regie,” on the theory that except the small amount assessed on as he said, though be had a
Twenty years previous he placed his worried thoreby, but Christopher put on middle of the room. This act of
soup is nothing unless hot, and that it
friends he didn’t like any o^MMjvUia
betrothed in her last resting place, and as cheerful a manner as possible, and ness made me a favorite at once ami hun­ c»n be eaten more quickly, aud there­ passengers’ baggage, which is collected none of them liked him.
dreds of strong arms siezed me. I went fore when hotter, by using a large spoon. ou the wharf.
in having the little burial lot laid out, merely said he was only a little tired.
From animal remains it ia Mjtooludad
Some idea of the amount of business
he had reserveil just room enough for
Only a little tired? The truth was the forward surrounded by a dense, shout­ If you are fastidious abou’ trifling forms
Great Britain was at one UM Con­
one more grave. "This is for me,” he sudden anxiety, coming so unexpectedly, ing mass of men. What they were say­ you will dip up your soup with the side done in this office may bo gained when that
with the mainland, i^nd the Eng­
would repeat to himself, aB he stood had made him very tired. And ere two ing I could not make out, but I gathered of the spoon farthest from you and move i» is stated that the money received in a nected
every Sunday a'ternoon by the side of weeks had elapsed of the three set for at least 100,000 shares of stock were it toward the farther side of yonr plate single day has several times lately lish Channel was dry,
Girard College is to have a complete
Allie’s grave. “This is for me.”
his departure, the house of Wholsom, offered to me or asked of me. For a as you lift it toward yonr mouth. The amounted to on« million dollars, anil
tbe number of entries made has exceed­ machine shop, with a workbench, forge,
Lively
Bay
for . JDw
Member«
Fulsom <fc Co., were constantly sending while I smiled with great energy A and
*
«
»
»
really
important
thing
ifs to eht from the ed
*
kept
a
bothered
lookout
for
my
hat
as
I
one
thousand.
Tho
manner
in
which
Mrs. Timpklin’s quiet and
of the Biioon
and dishevel«.!
noiselessly. Noth­ this large amount of money is collected and gas engine for each of the ninety
The house of Wholsom. Fulsom & Co. messengers to lodgings
but a side
young
with
pupils in practical mechanist.
to inquire how was whirling swiftly over the'floor; Said
ing
is a broker
much
surer
test
of just
the number is as follows:
had more confidence in their confiden­ respectable
hair
and
glowing
clieekk
“
I
have
it
was
not
long
before
my
one
—
thought
confidential clerk was progressing.
Governor
berte, of
It is stated that C
of removes
we are
from
our great­
tial clerk than they had in themselves; their
was
to
escape.
Twice
I
reached
the
door
The
merchant
or
broker
’
s
clerk,
after
come
from
the
board,
vnd
I
tell
you
The many needy families wlo were ac­
-eoommen g rn hi«
grandfather,
the ape, was
than
out manner first making his entry in the rotunda Texas, intends rel
the business without him would have customed
while
was
there
everything
whrl-
but
was
tossed
back.
The
third
time
I
his frequent visits wondered
message to the le gislatin'^
of taking
soup.
To eat noiselessly
ii
been like the play of “Hamlet” with what had to
the building, where the amount of the University of 2, 500,000
all and
to the
uproar
was ileafdiing.
I fid
become of their benefactor. got clear out, bareheaded and ing
loudly
to proclaim
ourselves
unfit for the cf
Hamlet left out. Time and again they They missed
not
expect
that
sort
of
th
it,;..
■
I
yas
duty
is
calculated
on
the
entry
by
the
pieces.
Presently
a
boy
brought
a
bat
his kindly greeting, for it
of of
ladies
gentlemen.
A student at Oxford
offer to double his salary and also take hardly ever occurred
elected
member
the and
exobange
mly both a entry clerk, takes his place iu the line
my a society
them that he to me. It didn’t look like mine, but
In and
eating
any
course
where
being asked, “Who was Esau
him into the firm, but he only replied would not be with them to always.
lief
ore
any
of
the
receiving
clerks,
and
name was in it. No, I haven’t been
this back
morning
I
had
not
intend«
to
knife and so fork
are required,the
is to
that he was satisfied, as he had enough.
the amount of his entry in a “Esau was a man who wrote fl
begin business
soon;
but
at anil
ni»n the
I fork
One day after being confined to his and don’t think I will go until business
be held
in tape
the
left
hand
knife in deposits
Any question difficult in solving was im­ room
small box, and with it a ticket on which soli] hie copyright for a a
the
was
comindout
picks up a little.”—[N. Y. noticed
World that
for
three
weeks,
he
told
Mrs.Timp-
the right.
It is
not in
a til
social
crime to he has entered the name of the merchant
mediately referred by the house to klin that he felt a little better, and he “Gossip.”
“I say. Jenkins, can y<|
very slowly,
with the
a sale
at to rare
als hand
transfer
fork
the of right
and with the date and the sum enclosed, tender chicken from an d
Christopher: “Ask Mr. Cherub; he should try and see if a visit to the office
of two bonds
or
twenty
shares
s»<;k
r
-
back of
again, but
it and
is now
considered
bet­
knows.” In fact, they bad so much re­
in gold, silver, notes, or certifi­ “Of course, I can,” “WI
01- something
viev
of
Lelsrli Hunt.
not benefit him. With slow and
ter dullness
form that
to size,
keep
the in fork
in the left whether
the teeth.” "Chickens I
spect for their faithful servant that it would
the extreme
I
thought
it
w<gld
cates.
painful
step
he
wended
his
way
to
the
all my food
to the
mouth
almost bordered upon veneration.
Gutta percIlia boxes are used to pre­ “No, but I have.”
a good hand
time and
to carry
make
debut
I courses
He is a man thoroughly London be make,
wharf,
The
groups
of
children
ceased
with
that
hand,
unless
in
the
The Unitarian church on Federal
wanted to where
escape no attention
tboigfit eating vent unnecessary noise from the clinking
Tbe Connecticut Legisl
noisy play and silently watched such as you could not find elsewhere,
knife is and
required.
street, of which he wasa member,always their
the coin. The receiving clerk takeB vided that School Boards
I Would
be
conspicuous
for
idlefess In
aud I think about the best possible
to not
him
as
he
paused
at
the
foot
of
the
stair-
soft
dishes,
such
as
croquettes
or sweet­ of
found him in his seat at morning ser- w ajtlcaliiieu Awnp, He glanced around be made of this sort; an ai
the
box
of
money,and
handBit
to
atelier
when
nobody
had
any
orders.
Eitl»r
I
of
twelve adult residents, SUf
aii^
crochety, breads, where a fork only is necessary.it
fa. , cTocbetn
l'.steu to the word.^of in­
made n mistake
or somebody gave
nitice hand.' A to count from the entry in a blotter. Tlie struction in the public sc,Acta
a heavy sigh’
wbarf, and mqu« oupivw«» etevtr |
.
.
-
-¿-v.
dr»« nut look u.t the cajlb ticket
service, when he gathered his class stairs.
of my approach, for when with nif^eg.
nnee'4ed up the under Jurrent of reason too,
ho b*" oouutcd tne mofil'y WAA Lfteueffecl of intoxicating!
re-cream
. tn England,
around him in the Sunday school, and
houses
for ice-cream,
both
grey
suit
carefully
smoothed,
my
Alas, poor Christopher! L..........
in.
His
hair
,
th?fi
lr
ttrt-ih
"ft
- T5 x’-niHV J
practical
man
ever
dealt
iu.
—
-
.
a fork and a brushed
spoon will
given you
taught the little ones the path of duty to Mrs. Timpklin imagine that you would
hair exquisitely
and be my
correct, he checks it, and returns it to milifctfy-*iiftpiays: by n1
God and man, he felt happier, and was never come back to your little room is grizzled, eyes black-hazel, complexion
with nicely
the sweets,
and I both
are sometimes
nobby
hat
balanced,
passed
in
thin used
the receiving cleik, who then signs a
willing to live on, not for himself, but which she was arranging so tidily during of the clearest dusky brown; a through
the together.
south entrance on New
glimmer of a smile plays over a face
of every
permit for the goods. The entries then ball room. Twenty thou,
for what he might do for others.
street,
eye
seemed
to
welcome
me
Cheese
is
the
one
thing
for
which
a
your absence.
go to the book-keepers who enter the are required to light it.
The world at large knew little of Chris­
As Mr. Cherub reached the landing on cast-iron gravity. He never laughs
gayly — and fork
such
a used,
shout and
arose
that find
I your­ amount
is not
you will
on “sheets, and at tbe close of
When man dies suddi
topher’s benevolent deeds, nor did he the floor where his office was located, can only titter, which I think indicates
paused
just
inside,
thoroughly
abashed.
self
supplied
only
with
a
knife
for
that
the day the money is counted and com­ the aid of a physician,
care that it should. But the tons of he stood face to face with Simon the his worst deficiency. His house I excels
was
about
to
lift
my
hat,
but
it
antici
­
course
which
consists
of
cheese,
lettuce
all you have ever read of—a poetical
pared with this record of the book -keep­ must be called in. If a
coal and barrels of flour which found porter.
pated in me or and celery
flew twenty
feethiglito
and biscuits,
or the
as we say, ers.
without a parallel even
larly, after being treatei
their way in places sorely needing them
“Good Lord, Mr. Cherub, liow pale Tinkerdom,
'
‘
polite
crackers.
Vegetables
should
always
be
Iu his family room, where
So carefully is this system carried out everybody knows wby he
were each and all checked down to you look,” said that astonished individ­ literature.
.ml
h
Ho
­
eaten
with
a
fork,
except
the
few
which,
a sickly, large wife and a whole
that there is rarely a variation of a cent oner’s inquest is not neceeatfj
him by the hand which never makes an ual. “Why you ought not to have eome are
shoal of well-conditioned wild chil­ like artichokes,you hold in your fingers. between the money and the accounts.and
A Philadelphia boy was |
error.
out, and you so bad.
One
is
quite
at
liberty
to
take
asgaragns
you will find half a dozen old
the office has thereby gained tho reputa­ ever prayed to church, and
Mr. Cherub replied by saying,“Simon, dren,
Mrs. Timpklin, with whom Mr.
rickety chairs gathered from half a dozen in the fingers and bite it off, though tion of being more exact than any other “Oh, I always say a prayerq
Cherub lodged and had lodged for please help me into the office.”
different hucksters, and all seemingly some people prefer to cut off the soft
Simon placed his strong arm around engaged, and just pausing, in t violent ends aud eat them with a fork. Olives similar institution in the country which rest do, just as the sermon 1
eighteen years, thought that he was the
handles such an amount of money com­ deed,” responded the asto
personification of goodness, and when Mr. Cherub, and almost carried him to hornpipe. Ou these and around them are taken in the fingers.
Peaches, pears and apples are pre­ ing in so many different payments, from ist, “what do you say?” “
Mrs. Timpklin would sometimes become the room in which Christopher had so and over the dusty table and ragged car­
down to sleep.”
in arrears for the rent she had merely to many years done faithful duty. Simon pet lie all kinds of litter—books, papers, pared for eating with a fruit knife and five dollars to five thousand dollars.
Should any discrepancy occur, the
When Thackera4 und Bui
mention the latter to Christopher, and assisted him to his perch on the high egg shells, scissors, aud last nifht when fork, but large strawberries are eaten by
the landlord was immediately hushed stool, and Mr. Cherub with trembling I was there the torn heart of a Uilf-quar- taking the stem in the fingers and clerks carefully compare both sides of were first introduced, “Yofi
into quiescence and satisfaction. Mrs. hands turned the leaves of his ledger. tern loaf. His own room abore stairs, dipping them into the sugar on your the tiokets with the clerk'e blotter; and me,” said Thackeray, “fy
then the blotter is checked off with the pleasant things I have writte
Timpklin’s other lodgers were well Strange figures and strange writing were into which I alone strive to enter, he plate.
’s sheets. By some of these in ‘Fraser.’ ” “You will jj
cared for by that estimable woman, but on its pages. He closed the book almost keeps cleaner. It has only tw> chairs, a
Very young ladies at a dinner seldom book-keeper
none of them were so well looked after as mechanically, dropped his head on his book-case and a writing tabe; yet the eat anything so strongly flavored as methods the error is certain to be dis­ replied Bulwer, “for never 1
Mr. Cherub. The servants took care of bauds for a minute,then raising it slight noble Hunt receives you in lie Tinker- cheese, cheese fondns, cheese souffle« covered. As account is kept of each them.”
“You have beard, my
the other lodger's rooms, but Mrs. lv, said, “Simon,will you ask Mr. Whol­ dom in the spirit of a king, apologizes and that order of edibles. Wasn’t it in kind of money separately, the tellers can
see at a glance if a mistake is made in the Amanda is about to marry A
Timpklin took sole charge of Mr. som to come np?”
for nothing, places you in tlnlbest seat, “Good-by, Sweetheart" that the plain gold, silver certificates or notes.
know that, but what I can't,
“At once, sir, at once,” replied the takes a window-sill himself if »ere is no elder sister consoled herself for the want
Cherub’s apartment, and not a speck of
When the coin has been counted and is that a woman, intelligent!
dust or a cobweb could be found in it porter, who was standing fidgeting with other, and there folding closerfiis loose­ of a lover by the thought that she had
put
into
small
canvas
bags
it
is
placed
in
can consent to marry a >
from one end of the year to the other.
his Scotch cap.
flowing “muslin cloud” of 1 printed liberty to" enjoy her dinner?—and the
How many bright days had he spent nightgown in which lie alwnis writes, fully blown rose, a bud no longer, mav boxes holding twenty thousand dollars enough to marry bei!'—[|Ej
Now a great many landladies, especi­
in
gold.
These
boxes
are
put
ia
a
hand
ally widows, would have a tender feel­ at that desk; how many times he bad commences the liveliest diapgue on build a monument to her lost youth
a train was approachlci v •
ing for such a man as Mr. Christopher said to himself: “Mine is not an idle philosophy and the prospects of man. with raw oysters, a little of the fat from cart outside the building and wheeled to it As
in the middle, ««
Cherub; bnt Mrs. Timpklin was a sen­ life;” and the light grew brighter and wlio Is to be beyond measure ‘happy” the roast beef, and all sorts of savories the sub-treasury, wich gives a receipt to it parted
striking an old gt ’Ml
sible woman, if she was a widow. Be­ brighter, until the little window would yet; which again he will cortteously from which she would have a' .mined in the custom house for each deposit.
“What is :c’» .
Nearly a ton of coin baa to be trans­ his hat.
sides she knew something of her respec­ admit no more.
terminate the moment you are bund to her girlhood.
ferred daily in this manner. An officer lie exclaimed. “Oh, the I raiu’g
From his breast pocket he took out a go; a most
table lodger's life, and she said to her­
oat int.-reatiug,
intereatiug, wteuWelovabie
pl tg'We lovable
A dinnar-par#
in
two,
”
replied
a lady wbc «at
Accompanies tbe porters,aDd
self, “Even if any demonstration on my package, opened it, took out the locket, man, to be used kindly but
bnt vithdteore-
4th dtecre-1 which the n><4
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next
seat.
I should say so,
r ”
gw ng Into-
armed men in the cashier's ---------
1
part were offered they would not be re­ removed the tress of hair, that once more tion.
taler can pro»
gentleman
said, looking at tl’
his y«wvww'
protest —
-
VUollIr,!
ft IS <»1111
’lltlfn
cashier, | bill
clerks
and nf sellers
1
ciprocated, and. besides, it might possi­ the golden light from heaven might vie
against wine. I
' 'It
Í
to wine are men of efficiency, and the responsi- cord. “Did they s’pose a li
bly change his opinion of me; so I will with the golden hair of her who bad
drinking, he is a
liaar-H Up.
r to re- bility
_ of "
Ha* office makes their position string like that would hold ■
let well enough alone, and rest contented gone berore. As he looked upon the
fnaa it, or ha aee
b« fllkd ■SOT* pSMREBent than that of the average getlier?”
in the fact that at least we can be face in the little case and fondled the
once, and lar
Once upon a time a man
nut anv cwstom hone» officer. Tho tellers ac­
"I wonder what has become
friends.”
tress of hair he bent forward and leaned much
discussion of
discouraged because
.
parade of quire great skill in detecting counter­ scissors?” said Mrs. Johntor. th
So you see Mrs. Timklin was a sensi­ again on his hands.
his own con
was
not
as
big
as
a
tobacco
betok,
so
be
I
to
the
feits
as
well
as
in
rapid
counting.
Home
evening; “I have been look)
ble woman, and did not show by word
“So tired, so tired,” he faintly repeat­
three million iblla« of a custom of- '
dining, of the ways of counterfeiting which all the evening and can t
o» action that she was anything more ed, but there is som rest Allie, “there is borrowed
would
b<
-'
bank,
and
forgot
all
aboit
plying
it
taste
come
under
their
notice
are
curious,
than a friend; and she was so careful in rest.”
nor low.” After awhile the I
He had neglected t-mef ion to conoerm.'s I
issary
Tbe Chinese in San Francisco are ex- man iiegan pulling off his b<
this respect that -Christopher never had
“Why, Mr. Cherub!" exclaimed Mr. back.
to ntte
the
bank
people
anythin;
abiit
the
pert
enough
to
split
a
810
gold
piece,cut
going to bed. “All dis day
the slightest suspicion of anything like Rodney Wholsom, as be entered hur­ matter at the time he ba nefotiated very li
out the center, fill it with base metaland “I tink I got some little gr
a yearning nature on the part of Mrs. riedly into the little apartment, “what with himself for the purposs of baking of she
join
it
together
so
nicely
that
only
an
ex
­
in me poot. I kess I kit hi
"Timpklin.
possessed you to leave vonr house? Why, the loan. There came a daywhej it was aubaer
pert could detect tbe fraud. The patient Whan he turned up his lioot
The remaining lodgers in Mrs. Timp- my dear man, I shall order my carriage necessary in the transaction of bisiness
Chinaman
also
finds
it
profitable
to
find in it was a thimble, a
aiivilie.
klin's hnmble.but very respectable dom­ at once, and send you back,Mr. Cherub, for the bank to make use ofsomd of its
r “sweat" gold by shaking the coin in a sers.h
icile, were great admirers of Mr.Cherub. Isay!” RoJney Wholsom turned pale, alleged money, and it was ten discov­
■»
bag
and
gathering
tbe
gold
dust
which
tacks.
They knew and felt that he was an hon­ and tremblingly said: “Simon, call np ered that the funds had distipearsd. Of
mou> opera singer««
accumulate» from the abrasion of the
orable man, one who loved his neighbor Mr. Fulsom.”
course
the
bank
folks
ere
io
ira Lou netal.
The porter nearly tumbled down perplexed over this state < a
as himself; therefore, it was impossible
“Don’t .Henfl on II.»*
lost fam« Another device is to ___________
___
file old coin across
for them to do otherwise than respect stairs, such was his eagerness to call the the cashier, who, by tl i
In
fvetth-
Vl
‘
e
edge,
and
thus
destroying
the
raising
him. And if Mrs. Timpklin put up his ■enior, Mr. Fulsom.
A citizen of Pawtucket cnfhsed
Rodney Wholsom remained in the taken tip missing weq|^_
to b« tb illing. All tbe silver and nickel coins eery the other day, and said be wanted u
little lunch for him, which he carried to
tioned concerning
ire
counterfeited,
from
tbe
three-oent
doorway,
motionless
as
a
marble
. ladies Ci
his office, they never said it was for the
private word with the proprietor,
he frankly ackn>
eake of economy; for many of them knew statue, and as white. He did not speak had erred in in
tri- I
•t*. ieoe to tbe legal-tender dollar. They When they retired to the desk, he lw
:tin-:vely a first stamped from base metal, and gan:
that he gave sway more than would buy to Mr. Cherub again, for something told
plp.liea plated with «ilver. Even this the
.fifty such lonches every week. He used him that Mr. Cherub could not I'
“I want to make confession and reps
■ftra*’’
^nnterfeiters do not buy but obtain by ration.
-to enjoy so much he would say, taking voice, in fact, be almost doubted
Don you remember of my
mersing
silver
coin
iu
acid,
which
re-
bis little bite all alone, with a clean hail any voice.
buying
sugar here tw. or three days
■Mr 1 abf.
■ves from the coin enough silver for ago?”
And the bright light still plM
fow into v
white uapkin spread out over his big
|me means
counterfeiter's use, while the
“I do.”
S «« k
leilger. “Force of habit is strong, Mrs. hovered about Christopher Cl
ivrv badly brr
Jveated" silver can still be passed at
Timpklin, and I keep clear of dyspepsia, desk; the doves, just above the
“Well, in fiaying fori\l worked off a
_
_____
by not eating a hot lnneb.” I d fact, Mr. cooed and billed; but Rodney W
counterfeit quarter on lbw Merk. It Wi
soon as be fonru Th» acride
be cashier's office performs only a a mean trick, and I <atne Mi tenders
Cherub bad an abborence of hot din­ beard them not, neither did Christopher right back to<Ir McKinney i
»11 portion of tbe work of the custom good money.”
ners, even tho steam from the hot soup, Chernb.
jRise in all its branches, bnt as it is one
Mr. Folsom, senior, appeared, almost would not like----------
first course, on Sunday, need to create a
"Ob, don’t mention it,” renlie.U
further; his ffc-
out
of
breath.
“
What
is
it,
Rodney?
/
the main resources of tbe public grocer
r
wonderful change on bis Cberubio coun­
hear of it, ar<he murder^
xrse,
it
is
perhaps
tbe
moat
interesting,
Simon
says
you
wish
to
see
me.
What
tenance—but it was only once a week
“But I want to make it all right ”
and
altogether
■
»
ooo
passes
along
the
dingy
corridor ,
and he did not complain, for if he had is it?”
r‘g>>‘-«ll right.
We knew
fo catches sight of the three Ho
The head of the firm merely extended if the matter w J
ines of ____
men
Mrs. Timpklin would bave consigned
■ramped
and
crooked
around
in
the
little who pawed the onarteron ns, and that
his
arm
toward
Christopher.
the sonptureen and oontenta to the back­
Wh/” T0QrJ Wifn
d"WB •
The latest nn
“Why, when did Mr. Chernb return?”
room, boys and gray-haired men, with dollar bill and
wanted a can of sardin
yard.
.
,_
their little guttapercha box
“He came np sir, only a little while
Chriatopber, not having any extrava­
gant habita beyond his charitable deed«, ago," replied Simon, who thought it his
had, in the course of thirty year», aaved duty to say something.
fH&lsrOPHKI CHERUB.
i‘.