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VOL. X. -NO. 44.
LAFAYETTE, OREGON, DECEMBER 24,
PRICE TEN CENTS.
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“Locus,Circus and ’Pteeopos Preachers.” Mr. Carlyle’s First Experience as a
Birds Sacrificed to Fashion.
strolls” in which they are with regular young and fair—who knocks but as sweet
ity detained by a «scries of remarkable as my lost Io! Had she lived she might
Strange we never prize the music
Keeping along the eastern coast of
adveutures, their wives will become sus have been like you.' It would break my
Till the Sweet-voiced birds have flown;
The statement that Mr. Carlyle was Spain, our travelers visited Tarragona and
picious. Juno suspected. For, though heart to find her changed. Do yon know, ate the greatest sufferers from the vaga- valley of the Mississippi, at’ a time not
very remote, when mrii were more intent dangerously ill has incidentally revived Valencia.
Strange that wc should slight the violets
When Baron Daviilier first
Jupiter accounted for his repeated absence I think she is dead, else would she have im« of fashion. Swan skins are for sale
on “raking in the filthy” than in securing an old controversy as to Whether Carlyle went over tins route, some years previous
Till the lovely flowers are gone;
at the tea-table in a manner highly cred come to me.”
Daily he grew more
Strange tl»nt Summer skies and sunshine
itable to his ingenuity, he was too agree peaceful and content as this idea of Io’s : lie side of some twenty thousand grebe, an interest in the bank of glory everlast ever intended to join the ministry of the to this trip with Dore, there was no rail
ages the grebe and the penguin had ing, a zealous missionary of the; persua Scotch Church. Mr. Milburn was re road and brigands were said to infest it
Never seem one-half so fair
ably amiable to appbar quite natural. death grew stronger in his mind/ ' And
time of it. r In the fastnesses of th« sion aforesaid found himself in a commu- marking on the dyspepsia from which According to the tales of travelers, no one
As when Winter’s spowy pinions
Oue day Juno followed her spouse. Jove Death, no longer wooed, drew’c near to
and Antarctic circles these singular >nity. whose religious views were no less Mr. Carlyle then, as now, suffered, and then ever set out without preparing fo> -
Shake tne white down in the air!
was seated lieside Io in the agreeable him. But with happiness came strength
and multiplied amazingly. manifold and contradictory than was to. asked whether the disease was inherited some adventure, and those who lived to
shadow of a beech-tree. The little mai and vigor to Io, and smiles mingled with
much about them—they be expected from persons representing or acquired. “I am sure I can hardly tell,” return, if they had not been actually at
Lips from which the seal of silence
den was plaiting his beard into a queue, her tears. Her eyes grew bright, and her
—and confined his every phase of denominational life. Carlyle answered, as Mr. Milburn repro tacked, had barely escaped, and could
None but God can roll away,
and listening to whispered compliments. cheek full once mo£e; her goodness was
a few eggs now Finding out the three or four communi duces his words, “I only know that for tell at least one tale of mysterious Span
Never blossomed 6f such beauty
“There, it's done,” said Io, holding the the theme of men and women.
an enterprising tants belonging to his church, the mis the first one or two or three and twenty iards, wrap]>ed alike in »heir mantles and
Aa adorns the mouth, to-dav;
plaited beard before Jupiter's eyes. He Telegonu9 heard of her sweetness, and,
breast of a sionary gave notice of an “Episcopal ser years of my mortal existence-1 was not the gloom of night, or diMppearing sud
Arid sweet words that freight our memory
put . his lips forward to kiss the pretty coming to do her homage, found her a
the vice” for that evening in the school house conscious of the ownership of that dia denly, bent on some deed of darkness,
With thriir beautiful perfume,-
fingers, but she as quickly withdrew her woman to love as well as to reverence,
and invited everybody to attend. Of bolical arrangement called the stomach. with their uplifted swords or daggers
Cirine to us in sweeter accents
hand, and with it gave him a smart smack and he made her his wife, and took her
to /the large majority of the in I had grown up the healthy and hardy gleaming in the'moonlight. These were
Through: the portals of-the tomb
upon the face, laughing loud.
to Egypt, where she bore him children«
“Ahem!” said Juno. Jove’s eagle, who and was a wife and a queen; for future iat was complete without a grebe’s or a habitants this was something entirely son of a hardy and healthy Scottish dales the good old times, when the coaches
”'-1— novel—indeed, the passage of a circus man, and he was the descendant of a long were regularly stopped, and no one ever
pguip’s breast stuck in r
Let us gather up the sunbeams
had been slumbering on one leg for the generations to worship under the name of iepguip
through the village, or the actual halt of line of such men that had tilled their pa settled in his seat without his ransom
Lying all around the path;
fsis.— Home Journal.
last half hour, awoke aud shrieked.
minstrel Jroupe, could not have created ternal acres and gained their threescore ready at hand. The brigand's profession
Let us keep the wheat and roses
“Is that you, my love?” cried Jove,
profounder sensation—and at an early years and ten—aud even mayhap by rea was then a lucrative one, carried on in
Casting out the thorns and chair;
tottering to his legs, and smilififf like an
they commenced gathering in knots son of strength their fourscore years—and broad daylight, and each highway was
imbecile. Juno looked at him with calm
Let us find our sweetest comfort
or three, discussing “as to what fiad gone down to their graves never a scoured by its own peculiar band, who
superiority until he ceased to smile, and LONGEVITY OF THE ENGLISH ROYAL RACE.
In the blessings of the day,
fre n the baby seal. Grelies and pen- kind of a durn’d thing it was ngoin’ to man of them the wiser for the possession regarded it as private property. It ia
With a patient baud removing
If the English suppose that longevity gu ns had a terrible time for a few years; be»”
of this infernal apparatus. I had gone even said that the co«arioe— the drivers—
the trembling Io, asked, with perfect
All the brier« fronwour way.
Prominent among the female portion of through the University of Edinburgh, hav were in league with the bandits, and
in the descendants of George III., >u fashion has now turned from them,
comjxjsure, “And who is the young per
says the Watchman and Reporter, tnev are anfi I urged her sliikarries. toward sunnier tlie throng was an aged ‘sister, who en ing been destinea by my father and fath agreed with them to share their booty, or
Io mid Jupiter.
“Oh, a great admirer of you, my love notso well acquainted with the history of clip hes, still retaining her curious fancy lightened the others by stating it was a er's minister to be myself a minister of the rather the coachman paid a regular black
r “natural’! decorations — owl-beads, reg’lar sarmint they were agoin’ to have, Kirk of Scotland; but now that I had mail, which was contributed by the pas
their rulers as they might be. That mon
FREELY TRANSLATED FROM THE GREEK. —U|xm my word she is. Goes to temple
irk-heads, fox-masks, and the like— and no confounded nigger tumblin’. But gained the years of man’s estate I was not sengers ; and, curiously enough, the mem
regularly. She was just saying how she
Io was the daughter of Inachus, King would like to become a priestess, weren't whom Prince Alfred* died in hiB second but delighting most in the feather trim tlie “sarmint” was to beaftpr the “’Pisco- sure that I believed the doctrines of my bers of the band always knew when and
of Argos. She was a lithesome girl of you, miss?” What could poor Io do but year, and Prince Octavius in his fifth ming, the latest craze of all. To provide pal” fashion, of which she had hearn tell father’? Kirk, and it was needful that I where to receive this tribute.
sixteen, grateful as the budding larch; faintly nod! She couldn't say yes, and year. The Princess Amelia died ju9t ;hd fine feathers to make fine, fashionable when a giri, but had never seen; and as should now settle it, and sol entered into times the chief of a band, having earned
sparkling, lively, bright and fresh as the dared not tell the truth. Jove by his after she had completed her twenty-sev binds, the world is just now being ran- it was something bad, she lielieved, she my chamber and closed the door, and a competency by the exercise of bis noble
spring. Mischievous was she, but equally counsel surely intended to save her, enth year. Prince Edward, Duke of s^ejeed of its most beautiful inhabitants. was there to interrupt hiiu if he didn't around me there came a trooping throng profession, would settle down to an un
Kent, and father of Queen Victoria, died Tlie unfortunate ruby humming-bird is in preach orthodox.
of* phantasms dire from the abyssmal eventful life of simple respectability, but
conciliatory. She would tease her father thought she.
depths of nethermost perdition. Doubt, before abandoning the king's highway he
and all al»out her until they frowned, and
“So you wish to become my priestess,
kiss them until they smiled again. When do you?” asked Juno. Once more the Prince Frederick, Duke of York, died in sadp» of these pretry creatures have been eyed the preacher closely; and just before fear, unbelief, mockery, and scoffing were was careful to sell the good will of
Inachus sl^pt after dinner, Io crept be pale, dark-eyed girl nodded; for Jove had his sixty-fourth year, and George I V a the used in Paris to adorn a single ball-dress he commenced the service, and vjhile ar there, and I wrestled with them in the his business to some enterprising succes
hind the royal chair, and, Liking a long slipped a little behind his wife ami was oldest son and successor of George III., —jtne beautiful iridescent bit of plumage ranging his robes, she beckoned him to travail and agony of spirit. Thus was it, sor, who probably inspected the accounts,
hair from her head, she slowly wound it nodding approval and winking assurance. died some weeks before the completion oq th® neck being the chief point of at- her, and informed him that she was there for weeks. Whether I ate I knew not, and was fully instructed in the secrets of
The “blue creeper" istanother to interrupt him if he didn’t preach or whether I drank I knew not, whether 1 the profession. In spite of these veryjd-
round the' old gentleman's nose. He
“Well," said Juno, slowly, “you’re a of his sixty-eighth year. Prince Augus
brightly, beautifully, blue thodox.
slept I knew not; but I only know that iractive stories, alas! our travelers never
roused hiiflself to curse the flies, and dis nice young party for a priestess, I must
A charming little fellow is the
“Well, madam,” he replied, “you won’t when I came forth again beneath the saw, far or near, the figure of a single
covered thie real culprit; but before he say. But allow me to remark, that al after the completion of his seventieth
liinal,” with his bright scarlet cap, interrupt me if I do preach orthodox?”
glimpses of the moon it was with the dire brigand, although they frequently trav-
could scold her, she had her arm under though you appear to know quite as much year,' and Prince Adolphus Frederick,
|gh even he is thrown into the shade
“Oh no! thht I won’t” she earnestly ful persuasion that I was the miserable ersed the roads and rocky defiles recom
his neck, and was nestled beside him, as is good for young women of your age, Duke of Cambridge, in his seventy-sev
e still more brilliant red tanager, a exclaimed, “but if you don’t though, I’ll owner of a diabolical arrangement called mended as the most likely and danger
Snd there she lay, quiet and still as a you have yet to learn a good deal that enth year. The longest-lived of all
V red blaze of scarlet. Kingfishers interrupt and expose you for sure!”
a stomach. And I never have been free ous. Still these bandits are now and
brooding bird, with wide-opened eyes will be beneficial to you. Come'with me George I Ill’s sons was, wc think. Prince
Now, to make the exercise go off with from the knowledge from that hour to this, then heard of, and as recently as 4871
fixed lovingly upon her father's face, un and”—Juno gave a side glancept her hus Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland J 1 for sale, and jays, whose cheerful ranks
t have been terribly thinned by ihis some degree of Episcopal decorum, the and I suppose that I never shall be until they displayed enterprise and boldness
til his eietta was ended. Io exercised band, and spoke through her pearly teeth and King of Hanover, who died in .1851
perfect freedom. She went whither she —“I will give you such a lesson as you in*his eighty-first year. Three of George tiiplh to provide all the light-blue trim- congregation was liberally supplied with I am laid away in my grave.”.
enough to stop a railway train near Sierra
chose, and did what pleased her, and no will not forget in a hurry. Jove, my III.’s children died young, and only three mirig made from their wings. Then there prayer-books, and the few communicants
Morena, and rob the passengers. .Travel
are ipucans^with their rich plumage and were instructed to circulate among the
more. The king's advisei% prompted by dear, I have left Mars and his little sister or four reached to old age.
ing by diligence is, of course, still in
In England no man is held to be old wonderful development of lieakf.tro- people, “find the places” for the uninitiat
their wives, represented to. Inachus the ilaying in the nursery. Give Hebe her
vogue where the railways have not pene
Although the Mexicans are a lazy peo trated, and this method of progression has
and the famous bird of paradise, ed, and lead the responses.
advisability of putting Io under some >ottle at seven, aud see that Mars don’t who has not completed his sevfeqtieth
year. The celebrated Princess Chartdtte, with his *olden hues. For brilliant scar-
kind of restraint; but the king shook his day with fire and burn her fingers.”
Then rose the minister and with the ple, and pass hour after hour in complete its wild excitements, in spite of the dim-
head, and thought, with fearful forebod
prodigal’s resolve, “I will arise and go to idleness, they rise early, the gentlemen to nution of brigandage. Between Barce
Did Jupiter cast thunderbolts around,
ing, of-^he possibility of hearing Io's joy and louder than their roar say as he the close of her twenty-second year', At the«;, for brilliant white, the great cock my father,” etc., commenced the service take their morning ride, the ladies to go lona and Valencia, Daviilier and Dore
ous laughter no more. “May her mirth snatched his wife's revengeful fingers from one time it seemed as if the line of George atoos difficult to excel; and for gold and and won the old lady's heart, for it was to early mass, which is the only occasion jassed a frightful ravine; into which a
live after me, rather than I should live the wronged Io, “Noqe but 'Jove shall III. were about to become extinct, so few >lac|t,.the yellow oriole bravely holds his her favorite passage, read and prayed over on which they appear in the streets on liligence had been precipiated, carrying
—’— often because of a wayward ooy. Next foot. Theyxtake a luncheon between 12 in its fall both horse* _aad~traveters.—
of his sons and- daughters had children. owuf—
longer than her mirth” he said.
suffer for Jove. I am master of the uni
in order was the “exhortation,” in which and 1 o’clock. Mexican men arenas a Scribner for December.
Io was not wise, but she was extremely verse; this is my fiat; Ip, be free?” No.
rule, temperate, but, gambling is their
r she heard nothing objectionable, and then
pfetty. She was partial to admiration, Glad enough of an excuse to get out of ife would lie considered a bad orfe to
passion, and they are not particularly hon
came the confession of sins. Right be
The Man Who Was Not Elected.
< ! fen. Washington as a Doctor.
as. indeed, are those who profess wisdom that terrible wife’s ways be sneaked home,
est. They are, however, companionable
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without claiming to be pretty. She »’as slapped Mars, and pinched Hebe when
The candidate who didn't get votep
A: long the traditions preserved at New- said united his voice with the minister’s and hospitable, and, though frugal in
admired by all men; women compliment the unoffending infant cried for suste of Wales ever reached to the age of sixty
their way of living, provide bountifully enough to elect him the other day is out
and had gi»ttei>»as far as “We have erred
ed her by jealousy. Inachus had erected nance.
Washington, in which he prescrilied and strayed from Thy. ways like lost when they entertain. At dinner there are in the street now, wearing the look of aa
Princes who afterwards became Edward.
a temple to Juno not far from his palace,
To suclr a depth of meanness.sinks he
always two or three covers laid for guests, injured man. As be turns a corner he
II. and George IV., neither of whom a hjjlgreeable medicine to the fair dangh-
sheep,” etc., when the old lady turned,
and hither Io went with commendable who, married, flirts—a brQte!
arid in an audible whisper said, “Hush! who may chance to come in. In many meets Jones, arid Jones says:
regularity, dressed in spotless white.
Io was lost to Inachus; and now, in
hush! that's all right; let the man h:>ve a Mexican houses, they have, as a rule, no _ _ “Ah! Well, I'm sorry for you; I’d have
White was becoming to her, for she had deed, the poor'old king knew misery.
chance to speak!'1 Lowering his voice, regular dinner. If they are hungry they bet money that yoa Mould go in by 500
long chestnut hair, which, bruided, fell There were no bright, sunny spaces to were George 41. and yeorge lit. Of al ideMe Journal tells the story:
>•-* >. .
he kept comparatively quiet until the, eat some simple difch, or drink a cup of majority.”
to her waist. Her offerings were large ireak the dull monotony of Weary life,
lrs| I visit to Newport, to confer with creed was reached, and here he thought, chocolate, which is excellent; the coffee,
have been twice
eyed fawns or fragrant flowers, and she o was gone; the oracle could not tell
Cofiit de Rochambeau, Christopher E|- “In the Credo I must set an example and however,, although they raise a good qual that if some dastard hadn’t started the
walked slowly and with downcast eyes. lim whither. When he was alone he
ity, is not good—they do not know how
Her eyelashes were long and curled. And wept not for himself, but for those whose fortunate of mortals, some of them being erjä was Sie chairman of the committee confess Christ before men in the magnifi to prepare it. At six o’clock they drive rumor that I was opposed to education,”
cent yet simple ‘I believe' of all the out, and from the promenade they go replies Unsuccessful.
yet, for all this innocence and simplicity, late might be worse than his. He grew
/‘They lied.about*you, eh?”
when she raised her eyes to.the pnests at rapidly old, shrunken, weak, and sighed
to the opera or theatre, taking their
“Lied? Why, they told me the most
the altar, they so roguishly twinkled that for forgetfulness of the happy time by-
By this time the self-appointed con daughters, dressed in their finest, with
Yet others died at middle life, without rtea at the house of Mr. Ellery,
the holy men and the youths who had. Ijoue. Death, like a wanton unveiled—
servator of orthodoxy was in no mood to them. If perchahce there is no place of outrageous falsehoods the human .mihd
Oil this occasion
many of the French lie trifled with, and so, while her hand
could conceive! I’ve got a clue, and you
come to ft16 temple with the most devout )eath, not grim and repulsive,Amt lovely laving reigned, though the title is borne
amusement to which they cau go, then look orit for three or four civil auita for
intentions, vjere perverted to a profound and seductive—tempted him with out
firmly grasped her umbrella, she said, in they remain at home, and amuse thejrt-
forgetfulness of anything more divine spread arms to sink in bliss to oblivion; l^ether, it is the most unlucky title 'that iresejit. Mr. Ellery was a widower, and tones sternly emphatic, “Look a-hyar, selves with cards and music. The jouqg damages!”
lis daughter,* Miss Betsy Ellery, then a you durn’d cuss! didn’t 1 tell you that
Turning the next corner he meets Davis,
belongs to history.
than Io’s beauty.
and when she had fired him with hope
George III. lived to be an old man, young girl of sixteen or seventeen, pre was all right? an’ hyaf you have been a-‘ people make dancing their principal and Davis yells out: '
Ah, from what trifling causes do the and desire, slipped away and left him to dying in his eighty-second year, whence sided? at the tea-table in question, and
amusement. More than half the popula
“Hello! I see you aren't dead yet!
chatterin’ every blessed minit since. Now tion of Mexico are Indians, and a carious
greatest calamities arise! Io never knew ‘despair. Year after year dragged slowly
Well, I'm sorry for you; I wanted to see
the belief that his descendants must be your^d out tea to her patriotic guests,
a guilty thought, and her flirtation with
phase of Mexican domestic life is that you go in.”
j was all the time suffering
ong-lived. One of the shortest lirai of
Jupiter was of the most childlike and in piness; spring had no budding hope for rings has had some very aged descend rom;a severe sore throat, and could not self, an’ 1 don't want you to jaw any more thoir house servants are principally In
“And I should have been elected
to-night. That's orthodox enough for dian girls, although among the eight mil
nocent kind. He alone was guilty. He lim; summer had no gleam of brightness
spealj above a whisper. Gen. Washing anybody!” j
straight as a 'string if my name on the
saw her at the temple, and followed her for him; autumn no fruits for him; win
lion inhabitants there are half a million
us forty-second year, yet of his descend ton, observing this embarrassment of his
The minister took in the situation, and of negroes. These girls are treated very ticket hadn’t been spelled wrong. That
home; pausing to look in shop-windows, ter brought none to cheer his solitary
and that alone floored me.”
ants were Louis XIV., who died at seven youthful hostess, said to her,—
being a practical man, “pitched in” and
and passing her several times, as was the hearth-side. Sleep, dreamless and Ibng,
Ctoe block more and Smith rushes at
“MTrss ElliFy, you seem to be suffering gave them a red-hot extempore discourse, kindly by their employers and are skilled
ty-seven; Louis XVIII., who died atjsix-
thousand seven hun- was his only comfort; then he could not
absurd custom r three
in household affairs, as well as in the use him and shouts:
ty-nine; Charles X., who died in ; his very touch; what is the matter?”
which the old lady, before she was aware,
dred and thify ;y-one years ago. He said think of the cheerful voice, the sweet
“Hang it! but I thought you would
eightieth year; Charles III.,, of the
Mi 8 Ellery told him the cause of her had indorsed with a whole scries of of the needle.
city was populous, and heart and loving eyes of his lost daugh
nothing; for* the
wax that fellow by three thousand votes! *
Spains, who died at seventy-three; Fer trout c, upon which the General said to amens.
A n O ld -F ashioned B usiness .—Shoe
at that time he
h< was rather afraid of his ter.
“I’d have done it like a shot,” replies
At the conclusion she felt bound to making is of great antiquity. The in
He woke one morning, and it was as if dinand I., of the two Sicilies, who (jicd at icr,-
wtfe. Io c< :qnld not help noticing him,
F mffer myself very frequently from apologize for her conduct before and dur strument for cleaning hides, the shoe Unsuccessful, “but the inspectors re
for he was eecidedly handsome, with a he had felt moist lips upon his cheek. of the French, who died at seventy-seven. a sori throat, and take a remedy which I
ing the service, and so, seizing both his maker’s bristle, added to the yarn and his ceived hundreds of-illegal votes, and I
on He looked around; nothing came within
magnificent ¡ beard, and two ringlets
hands, she thauked him for his Gospel knife,were as early as the twelfth century. was laid out. This thing isn't through
‘ tongs, . He his dim vision. He put his thin hand to
his forehead^ crisp
omminil to you were I not sure that you
sermon in lauguage as unique as her man He was accustomed to hawk his goods, with, however; I propose to carry it to
carried a pet eagle _______
on his forefinger,
forefinger and his cheek; upon it was a drop of mois
ner was hearty: “You see, mister, we and it is conjectured that there was a sep the Supreme Court.” i
in the otiierjiand a choice and elegant ture. Had he been weeping in hi9
“Bit I am sure,” replied Miss Ellery, jvarn't suro of you; we only had beam
As he reaches the City Hall the fourth
arate trade for annexing the soles. The
oard was spread for the lonely
assortment of thunderbolts. Altogether His board
“thstll would take any remedy that Gen.
bolds oufrjris hand and says:
tell of you ‘Piscopals afore, an,’ we were Romans,in classical times, wore cork soles
he »as rather Conspicuous. The next meal, and he walked to his chair and
you couldn't both be elected,
impossible to infer anything from ; the Wastangton would propose."
uind of skeered like; but it's all right in their shoes, to secure the feet from wa
time Io returned from the temple she did sank into it with a sigh. “Another day,”
( “V Velh
3-- then,” said the General, “it is
just run like a quarter-horse.”
now, an’ I want to toll you that I had
so by the short way over the fields, and he moaned.
yon something,” whispers
nothing to do with those rowdies back then were not introduced, the Roman
The handmaid who came to wait on
there it was Jupiter introduced himself,
there who interrupted the service. Now ladies who wished to appear taller put
ne began by remarking upon the weath him was thin, pale, her face disfigured
erick, Prince of Wales, .who died at forty-
I Ellery took the remedy, and of we’ve had Locus preachers here, an’ we’ve plenty of cork under them. The streets
er, the attendance at temple, and the by time and sorrow.
“1 believe the ballot-boxes were stuffed
had Circus preachers here, an’ we’ve never of Rome, in the time of Dpmitian, were
“Why do they «end old women to wait
singing, and went on to make fun of the
had any of you ’Piscopus preachers afore; blocked up by cobbler’s stalls, which he
priests, which shocked Io, though she on me?” said Inachus, peevishly.
an’ do you preach orthodox, an’ preach therefore caused to be removed. In the
could not lielp smiling at the funny want young, pretty creatures, to make
I can put
A t last she entirely cured him. For
all night if you choose—if you do wear Middle Ages, shoes were cleaned by wash
things this good-looking gentleman said. me forget what I am.” The woman put
yotlr shirt outside youi breeches.”— Har ing with a sponge and oil; soap and grease
But when he proceeded to ridicule Juno down his cup, bowed low as she retired. months she had patiently endured , the
per'» for December.
were the substitutes for blacking. Buckles
herself, calling her a nice old dea— which He called after her: “Stay, stay; I am
was a very old joke even in those days— but a foolish old man, and you will serve
were worn on shoes in the fourteenth cen
trials of the patriotic sons and daughters
And the unsuccessful candidate is cer
tury. In Ireland a human skeleton was
and speaking of her otherwise irrever me perhaps lietter than another.” She breakfast the heartless husband expressed
in his own mind that he is a great
ently, Io thought it best to change the returned, and spoke to him cheerfully and
An exchange tells us that a new religious found with marks of buckles on the shoe*. martyr.— Detroit Free Preee.
Britisji occupation of their town.
kindly. When he answered, it was but
belief is gaining ground iq Ohio. Its In England they became fashionable be
“What a dear eagle that is! Does be “yes” or “no.” Presently he rose from to have at home, or such corn bread as
adherents are called Eternalists. They fore the reign of Queen Mary; the labor
A J apanese L egend .—A certainwhite
the table, and, with a heavy sigh, walked his mother was ' wont to make arid bake.
B rilliant W hitewash .—Take half a hold that the soul is immortal, and occu ing people wore them of copper,' other
from the room. Then the plain, little At dinner the meat was overbaked inlthe bush of good unslacked limp, and slack pies a succession of bodies on earth, both persons had them of silver or copper gilt; fox of high degree, sad without a black
“Juno,” said Jove, and laughed.
“How wicked you are! Do you,think woman sank on her knees by his empty range. To be sure, his jn°tber nse^ 10 it wii i boiling water, covering it during of men and animals. Belief in the trans not longafter shoe roses came in. Buckles hair upon him, sought and obtained the
chair, and laid her head upon her arms roast the meat in an o|d-fashioned Dritch the | ocess to keep in the steam. Strain migration of souls is no newer than any revived before the revolution in 1789, and hand of a young female fox who was
he would come on my hand?”
“He would never come back to me. and sobbed. For she was Io, and even tin oven, and the piece was always cfone the 11 lupr through a fine sieve or strainer, of the half dozen materialistic and pan finally became extinct before the cloee of renowned for her ¡tersonal beauty and her
noble connections. The wedding was to
her father knew her not. Many years of to a turn—the fast turn of the revolving and aflfl
Id to it a pec
peck of clean salt, pre theistic philosophies which during the the eighteenth century.
Do you likejthunder?”
lie a grand affair; but, unhappily, the
“Not at all.”
last half dozen years have attracted at
Shut from he might and ought to get such a green pounds of ground rice, ground to a thin tention. Ia Greece from the time of
“I have a few bolts here if you would vigilant watch of Argus.
S heridan , (not Phil.) one day being famines of the betrothed pair could not
light, life, sound, from everything which
~hie!; apple-pie, with new cheese, as his mother pasta and stirred and boiled hot, half a Thales transmigration was taught. The dressed in a very handsome pair of new agree upon the kind of weather to bfe or
like to throw one.”
u used to give him. At length thei» long- pound of powdered Spanish whitening, Druids in Britain believed in it; so did boots, met a friend, when the following dered for the occaaien. The parents of
“Oh, dear no!” said Io, shrinking with
fear, and looking with terror on the ap and lost all that once distinguished her. suffering wife arose in her wrath, upset and a pound of clean glue, which has the early German tribes. It is a supersti dialogue ensued: “Those are handsome the bride thought it good luck that a
paratus. “They won’t go off, will they!” Jupiter, seeing her in this condition, was the table, sending the dishes and their been previously dissolved by first soaking tion with most heathen nations. If the boots, Sherry. Who made them!” shower should fall on a bridal procession.
crashing to the* carpet,
it, stridec it wel|i and then hanging it over a slow
The bridegroom and his friends objected
Jove threw one on a stone like a crack moved to pity, and implored his revenge contents
over to the astounded husband, gave him fire in a small kettle, within a large one adherents in Ohio wish a full explanation “Hoby.” “How did you prevail on him!' to having their good clothes spoiled thus,
er; there followed a brilliant flash and a ful spouse to restore the poor soul to her
a box on the ear winch knocked him of * fillediwith water. Add five gallons of of the belief, they should turn to Hindoo
condition, most solemnly
\ . vowed.
fearful report. Io screamed.
literature, where as an integral part of the in the old way.” “No—that won’t do, and ta the dumper which the rain would
You don’t like fireworks?” said Jove,
Brahmanic religion, it is fully set forth. now.” -‘Then when they came home you or put their merriment There was danger
He knew over the head for you, such as your mother well,ri«nd let it stand for a few days, cov
again. He did not want to.
dered half »dozen pair more f” “No. “Per- that the match should be broken off,
several ladies prettier than Io, and was used to give you when you was & boy I” ered from dirt. The whitewash shouk
“Not those jvith a bang in ’em.”
gave him a check on Ilammers- when a very astute fox suggested «.com
“Oh, 1 know the sort you like. You only too glad of a pretext for avoiding
would not be hon- promise. They might have sunshine and
Gods of that day quiet in that family, with never an allu can bf kept in a kettle on a portable fur corners for his shoes, at last appears to
«hould come with me and see brother Plu one he had injured.
you might rain together. This bapny thought was
were very much like men of the present. sion to the maternal cookery and comforts nace. It is Mid that about one pint o ’ give them up, and climbing on a chair
you hit it; I received with acclamstiouli and the order
to; he’s the fellow for pyrotechnics.”
was given accordingly; the bride’s pal
Juno saw that Io was no longer pretty, of the by-gone days.— Browneville «e.'.i this mixture wjll cover a' square yan betakes himself to a big book pn a ®ja’e paid for themf’
“Where does he live?”
table. Mother says to him: “WXat ]8
or norimon was borne to the house
Jove hesitated. “We never mention his
.I1SP of her future husband with blissful satis
applied, «Brushes more or less small may the darling doing with the bootof»» «n
Since of residence,” he said; “but it’s ing what he said, she released the un
B y the S ein or O n »’ b T» bth .—When be used, according to the neatness of the ith the dictionary; papa lookth i/fthe dic had his plans all laid before he struck faction on all sides. In Japan a sun
own there, underneath the primary for happy woman.
in it Vicksburg, and he clitwod a hundred dol shower is called “The Faxes’ Wedding.”
And now Io served her father as his one makes a narrow escape, it is usual to job required. The wash retains its bril tionary for things, and I’n^ I
mation. He’s mad about fire, Pluto is.
to see if I can find my
lar» in two days. He .didn’t go around In New England, the natives mysteriously
It must cost him a fortane for colored handmaid, and a change came upon them My that he saved himself “by the skin o liancy for many years. There ie nothing
< ■ ■
whining: “Please, sir, for the love of remark: “The devil is whipping hi« wife
lights, and however«.he manages to con both.
Inachus became happier In the his teeth.” In the most splendid of all of the kind that will compare with it,
sume all hia own smoke ia a puzzle. pretence of his unknown daughter. He
T h » headquarter« for/literatare J qm God,” & moat of them do,^ut be walked with a cod-fish tail.”— Soribnar fbr Dm
xix., verse 20), it is written
written: : * “My hone
Will you go with me one evening to— spoke to her of his loss, and questioned xix.,'verse
now are the drug s
wbo up to a man, called him ^General ’ to
Whatsltsname?” t Io declined *. and . as they
her concerning her history. She told cleaveth to my skin and to iny flesh, and
T h » London Missionary Society now doesn’t bring home at
ten medical start off with, and thr
were within sight of her home they him of her misfortunes, but concealed I am escaped with the skin of my teeth.” publishes a newspaper at Antananarivo almanacs and read
marvelous ia faster than be com
from him her identity. For one day be
ital of Madagascar. It is print« curds of fever
fathw who ie only fire men in town
When husbands for no stated reason go bad said, “Poor woman, you, too, have
P eru will pay off her debt with guano
ute were men whe
to bed in carl papers, and take “little suffered misery. Perhaps you once were
The Blessing of To-day.
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