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ASHLAND [OREGON FRIDAY, JULY 2. 1880.
VOL IV—-NO 15.
J, M. McCall.
W. H. Atkinnon
W. A; Wilshire
Down Among tho Dead.
an officer of the French and Indian war,
is quite a cariosity. The Captain was
shot by the Indians, his friends not
finding the body till some two months
afterward. When discovered it was
found that the Indians had filled it full
of bullets. Thé friends exti acted many
of them, melted and poured them into a
bole in his tombstone made to receive
the molten lead. Little of it remains
now—it has been removed by relic
The doctrine of the resurrection oi
the body is rather oddly Eet forth in one
of the epitanbs. It reads a.s follows:
A Broadway Jam in New York.
Characteristics of Rosa Bonheur.
You have read of them, but perhaps
Rosa Bonheur leads the life of a re
“Suppose I went with you to this la
you were never on the spot when a
Twined every TViday,
in her country house. Devoted to
street jam occurred. Think first of the dy’s house”—Ford touched with the
her art, she never married ; and now,
number of vehicles passing up and stem of his pipe a letter which lay open
when she has advanced beyond the mid
down—two lines to the right going up
LEEDS jt merri ' it .
period of life, she permits nothing
and two to the right going down, and of visited among your friends, the nobility
ct her attention. In person she
and gentry, 1 should be reminded by a
their irisoellaneous character.
is short end squarely built, parses her
OFFICE—*>a M*!n StfMt, (iu » utoh J »Tory oi McCall
A coupe is followed by a big mail thousand things every dav that I was a
life under tha best physical conditions,
& Baum'» new building }
wagon, that by a butcher cart, that by a
looks le-althy and seems capable of great
that by an omnibus, and per people always lake it for granted that
Of Ml •Ua.TÌp'.innji don» oa thirt notice.
NEW GOODS !!
you feel and think with them, and I endurance. Tao foaturoa of Lor face
haps a loa<l of hay comes next.
O u ’ jxi I»'» Bn n *■» Car la, UilltieaJ«, Lettorbead», Po»-
are small and regular, her eyes a soft
»«*•*, »te., g •tien up in go>J style at hviug price*.
8txn i here with me at the corner of don’t. You can’t help telling them so,
haz'-l, and her expression one of digni
BiXiadw^y and Chambers streets. It is
Tarin» ol $nb*erjpliun:
fied benignity. She has a low, pleasant
10 o’clock iu the forenoon.
As far as form, 1 should be an amateur among pro
“The worm« destroy the body's skin,
O oop/. on* y»nr...............................................
They have the habit of voice, and a direct sincerity of speech,
Y«l 1 «-hull see my Lord,
»>k muntin ...w... .................................. . ...
can see, up or down, Broadway is fessionals.
He’ll build my body up »tjn,
roost agreeably free from the artifices of
. 1 00
full of moving vehicles—moving on and breeding and elegance, as they under
Fori believe hie word,“
Her gray hair is cut and
l«rm« la adTMCt.
We are now receiving our New Spring
on as if nothing but a stone wall could
A VAULT WITn A HISTORY.
’s, and nearly touches
Stock, and everyday will witness
check their progress. The roar is deaf
Term» of A<1 vertisloffi
dress, even when
One of the vaults lias quite a history. ening. The sight is grand. It is a liv my ideal, and they do realize theirs—
additions to the largest
•ne »I*»re (Un lini» >r less) lit insertion............ J*
It belonged originally to an English ing panorama which thrills and excites poor souls! That makes me the inferior; she is receiving visitors* Las a suggestion
Ea;b sJJiMoa&l *n»«rtloa........................................... 1 uo
family by the name of Claik, whose you andbnakes you ht eedless of the pro- that makes me hate them.” Ford took of manliness. She wears a short, loose
velvet jacket, buttoned up nearly to the
coat of arms the slab bears. A man csssion of pedestrians on the walks. up bis pipe
Load not.«»«* per line ...............
Rejjitr *d ver ci,«mani* inse.-ted upon liberal tenui.
by the name of Winslow, a sexton, Ah ! What’s that ! The stones in the
“Oh,” said Phillips, “you can put an throat, where it opens, to show just a
ironical face on, but I suspect what ycu speck of linen, and a short skirt, abso
became fraudulently possessed of it, roadwav are like glass.
Ever brought to this market. We de
lutely innocent of train, polonaise and
ousted the defunct Clf’ ks and filled it
One of a pair of horses hitched to a say is really your mind.”
sire to say to every reader of
other contrivance for impeding
with promiscuous dead, receiving $10 truck slips, plunges forward — slips
“07 course it is. At Lout I am a
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
apiece for the space given. When the aga’n, and wheeling to the leit, falls flat prince jn disguLe; but your friends freedom of feminine movement Iler
tomb, capable of holding forty bodies, on th'? street. This is on the right hand won’t know it if 1 sit with my coat off. onj eccentricity—her custom of some
ASHLAND, : : : : OREGON.
was filled, he removed them clandestinely do. looking up the street. The two That would vex me.” lie took un the times wearing masculine—originated in
OFFICE At the Ad-.lsad lira,' Stör».
and gave the’r place to otb< rs. He kept i lines of vehicles going down have room letter from the table, and holding it at uer devotion to her art.
this up until he died. On the slab j to pass, but a t*-am turning out from be arm's length, admired it “Such a visits Paris or expeers visitorflat home and
Sold at the Lowest Market Prices, will
under the coat of arms awl over a hind the fallen horse locks wheels with hand alone is enough, the smallest let appears in the uniform of her own sex;
do it, we propose to do tho larg
JAMES R. NEK,
eulogy originally Clark’s, he had an ice wagon, and Broadway is in an I ters half aa inch high, and all of them m her painting room and in her walks
est business this season, ever
his own cut and Clark’s removed, thus instant blocked fioui the Battery to shrugging their shoulders. I can’t come in the forest, in the unitorai of the
A T T O R N E Y - A T - L A W ,
do le in Ashland ; and
up to that. If I went to this lady’s other, ¿his practice dates from tho
virtually appropriating coat of arms, Stewart’s.
we can positively
to bo like her other friends time of her childhood. As aa animal
make it to the
Look either way and you see that II
I should have painter, she hud to go wholly out of tho
every vehicle has come to a standstill,
beaten path to find her subjects —some
and the tablets are all tin t can Lo seen the loai has ceased, wheels are still, and
of every one to
times to the great stables of Paris, some
of them. Some of these are inserted in this sudden silence almost frightens you. or just going; in y
call upon us and test
times to the abattoirs. The brutes were
NOTA R Y
the truth of our assertions.
This for fifteen seconds, which seems
LlnkviKe, L*ko Co., Ore^ »n.
well-behaved; but the slaughter-men
W e will spare no pains to felly
five minutes to you, and then drivers
iiorse-boya did not always imitate
over their, but there are very few in rise from their scats, whips flourish ana
OFFICE—li» r.^tOeLo buildln;. Special mention maintain the reputation cf tho Hous*',
iv*n »•> ccnvey»n-inj.
number. The eniranco to the tomb is erack, horses rear and wli'cls rub, and polic es and soueiv; my own country their example. From tbem, as well a«
As the acknowledged
covered with eauh, and lies some four yells, oaths, shouts and screams echo up should exist for me on sutf-'rance through from th»* crowd of stariug iahrs, the
N. L. M’CALl.
a compassions'.<* curiosity, half repul young girl found herself expos d to an
feet under the sui face of the ground. and down.
sion; 1 ought io have recently dined a noyance. Th'-r»- was but one remedy,
When the e.r.h has been removed and
PURVEYOR A CIVIL ENGINEER,
“Git cut o’ the way.’’
and she adopted it. bhe shortened her
the entrance p’anks taken awav, ibme
“Haul that horse out of the street.” Newport with poor Lord and Lady
hair, exchanged the bodice for the
For Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries?,
“ Tear Lis wagon to pieces.”
blouse, and domed pantaicons. Thence
prcpATû 1do any w >rk id his lino ou short nonce.
“ Look out, there! Keep off my
¿ociai forward her work went on in pe.cc and
celbr floor, lntermeut^ still take place wheels.”
Shoes, Hats, Caps, Dress
1........ or the quietness. .Sh<» is no nia-.qnerader. Her
in these tombs, a’lhouqh burials in the
Goods, CTockeiy, Glass
IIow will they ever break such a jam ? distinction Lv (he r fi st names,
name1, Yon m tn’» attire is not for the public eye,
and Tin Ware, Shawls,
DR. V/. B. R3YÀL,
Who I1.s the po\w_*r to set this tide mov-
‘An do but strictly for her convenience. Some-
iug again J Two miles of vehicles are
Has pernlanenlly located in Ashland.
he re id times she is abroad in tui . disguise for
A NEGLECTED SPOT.
And, in fact, everything required for the
jammed together—a thousand wheels
Will givo lv* nmlhiJel attention »o tho prMtice <•(
from the lotcer mincingiy, and laughed. pijaitire and sometimes for business,
medxnna. fl»« hv> uitu.i year*’ uxperiinc* in
trade of Southern and South
Two thirds of the slabs and stones are are locked fast. Five, ten, thirty, a
“I leave it to your fertile invention to and she as often lias gun on her shoul
Oregon. UiN •• at his residence, on Main »'.root,
opooece tha M. E. Church.
dience his wife aged 2 weeks dyed De- of slate and a’l of the foo‘siones have hundred men swarm around the fallen excuse me, Philipp.”
der as the sketch-book by her side. It
cerubre 22d 1661 also Thomas Son to been waved up to (lie headstones, and horse in a minute. They seize him and
is only because she is so great an artist
David Copp and Obedience his wife aged the whole ground covered with grass lift him upjn his feet rs if lie was r.-' 1 presently went went away. It was part that it does not seem worth while to
A full assortment of
DR. E. J. B3YD,
2 yei»”s and 3 quarters dy**d July ye 25 and trees. In the Summer it is open to overturned hobby horse. He is badL of his routine not to fix hitnsel* in any celebrate her as a good shot. Sue is
All without a punctuation the public, and people, not only in Bos hurt and cannot stand. The yells fiom Summer report, but to keep accessible to not early and in all seasons, but espec
mark. The tomb of the Mathers is in ton. but iu New England, visit for it is up the street grow louder ; the shouts the invitations which did not fail him. ially in the Summer time. “The fly
Linkville, : ; : : : Oregon.
from down the street are coupled with
For Blacksmiths’ and General use.
this cemetery, and seems to be the only really a quaint and interesting spot.
He found his account in this socially dors not worry the cattle in the morning
threats. Off conics the harness, the
Office ani re»iJ -nc«. south »'. le of Main »tre»t.
one at r.H cared for. 1c is a plain struc
and it did noi remain unsaid that be also so you can get them to stand quiet tor a
Bowery Beer Saloons.
horse is almost carried into Chambers
A Full Line of
ture oi re I brick with a brown stone
gratified a passion for economy in it: sketch.” Her first ar.d last reason is
street, and then fifty men rush his mate
slab across the top, the receptacle being
but the people who said this continued always derived from the pract’ee af h°r
It is a eerio js thing to bpgin to write
DR. J. M. TAYLOR,
underneath of course, “and 'urge enough about the beer saloons of the Bowery; and the heavy wagon after.
among his hosts. Late in the Summer, art.
“ Hi there 1”
to hold fi'ty bodies,” the superintendent there are so many of them, and they
or almost when the leaves began to turn,
“ Look out! Look out I”
Eugenie s Crown
Flannels, Blankets, Cassimcrca, Doeskins, said. In the slab are set the squares of
he wont away to the hills for a fortnight
sell such tremendous “schooners” for
lAnin street, Ashland, Oregon,
Clothing, always on hand and
slate, on one of which can be s'en, if the five cents, lunch thrown in. The lower
or three weeks, providing himself with
Ti e . ex-Empress Eugenie
for sale at lowest prices.
quarters in some small hotel, and making
part of the street is devoted almost en
OFFICE—In »econd »Tor« of
H l’.. Office
starring to Zulukvnd prest-nied lb r im
I words :
houis, from S To 12 A M . »’n I from l:¿0 to 5 I‘. M.
tirely to the sale of beer. The Germans the jam is broken, the tide moves, and a point of returning to the simplicity of perial crown to the Church of Notre
The highest market pricer paid for
‘ Rev. Doctors Increase, Cotton and come in from the east side and drink
nature. In the performance of his rite
Samuel Mather were interred in this everything dry. The big places, where tho deafening roar conies back to your he wore a straw lrat with a wide brim Dame des Victoires, Pans. It is of
ears with the old familiar sound. You
great value on account of its anintio
there is music and other entertainment, may see one of these jams during your and a flannel shirt, and he took walks composition aud the number of precious
T’is the tomb of our fathers Mather- think nothing of selling a wagon load
in the woods with the youngest young
MeCALL, AT KIV SOX «* CO.
first hour in New York—you may be
stones it contains. Alter the En pre-.s’
A shland , April 10, J88O.
of beer every day and evening, so it is there lor months and only hear tell of ladies among the boarders.
W. W. Kentnor, Prop’r,
flight from France the new govemmnit
I. died Aug. 27, 1723, ^Et 84.
always fresh. The German drinker has them —C. L. Lewis in Detroit Free
ordered that ail the valuables of the Im
C. died Feb. 13, 1727, J£t 65.
no fondness for bottled beer; it must Press.
MAIN STREET, - - ASHLAND.
perial family, including tho crown, the
S. died June 27, 1785, ^Et 75.”
come fresh from the keg. Some of •
and the sword of state, sbmi.d
At one of the colleges in New York
E. K. ANDERSON.
W. H. ATKINSON,
A year or so ago this vault waa these places are well appointed, and a Death of th9 Mother of John G
Wagons. Buggies, Carriages, Wheel
with the Bank of France.
State, a few years a?o, a freshman was
opened for the interment of one of their great deal of capital is invested in them.
Barrows. Plow-Stock«, etc., made
soon got abroad that the
rendered insensible, and his health se
descendants. The tomb is sheltered by But the smaller places are cheap, and
and repaired at shert notice.
riously injured, by the efforts of several Empress’ crown, togedmr with tho cele-
a tree known as the “Napoleon wil'ow,’’ are generally started by men who have
Mrs. , Elizabeth Jewett, relict of Peter
brated Regent diamond, ha l l»et*n ne-
because it was grown from a slip cut no means. There is a regular routine Sa-;e, < died yesterday afternoon at the upper class men to “smoke him out,” a
forwarded to London to the care
BEST EASTERN STOCK ALWAYS
from Napoleon’s grave at St. Helena. for the opening of these little places, residence cf her son, James Saxe, in the phrase well understood by all college
of the Rothschilds. A litde later the
There is one lot in the cemetery which where they sell from one to five kegs of ninety-first year of her age. Mis. Saxe men. The freshman had a strong stom
ahrmi'd that it. had Been sold by
has no restrictions upon it whatever. It beer a day. The brewers are the capi was born in Wevbridge, this State, Jan. ach, and for a long time the tobacco had
the American dentist, and
All orders left at my new tliop, north
has the right of way to the street through talists and actual owners ef mere than 8, 1790, and was married May 17, 1813, no effect upon him. Finally, the upper
had been «¡jplied to
of the bridge, will receive prompt and
the principal wall of the ground, and half of the small saloons. The expense to Peter, son of John Saxe, who came classmen bound him in a chair, with bis
the support of the Empress at Chisel-
the pedons who own it have the right of fitting up one is from $200 to §500 'ro:u Saxony to this country in 1733. body so bent over that his lace was near
huvst. The true account of hi r flight
W. W. KENTNOR.
of building what they choose on it— for a bar, a few tables and chiirs, the Mr. Saxe resided in Highgate for many ly between his knees. A large spittoon
ami of the valuables she took With her,
whether u be a monument or a beer glasses, perhaps a mirror or two, and a years, but removed to Cambria, N. Y., was placed between Lis feet, and into
ARE NOW MAKING FROM
has recently been published It ap
shop. This lot was once owned by a month’s rent in advance. A man who where he died and was buried in 1839. this was put a quantity of rank tobacco,
Jacn» W», n»r.
t’ K. Andírscn.
W. H. Atkinson.
pears th;»t when Prince Metternich ap-
woman, who, when she was married two is incompetent for anything else is Mrs. Saxe had four sons—Charles Jew some woolen rags (rorn fiom the fresh
peared at the Tuileries and bade the
years a ,o, received as a portion from her always able to sell beer. He goes to ett, formerly in business here, but more man’s undershirt) and a little oil. This
Empress hasten her departure she went
father her weight in silver shillings, one of the big brewers and tells him recently cf Troy, N. Y., were he died: compound was lighted, and then the vic
hurriedly into her bedroom, put on a
copied a» I-s mint with the Ner Eng he w’ants to open a smali saloon, It John Godfrey, the poet; Peter, who now tim was enveloped in a blanket reaching
to the floor. Long glass tubes from the brown waterproof cloak, a round trav
he takes a good recommendation from resides in California, and James, our
eling hut, took a gictn parasol, l>egai)
Such a present as that would be no some one well known to the brewer, and townsman. The deceased had lived in college labratory were pushed under the
to collect together in great ha.-.te all the
We will continue to purchase wheat
small ene for a Ca’ifornia girl to re if his manner and appearance arc satis St. Albans only about four year-1, having blanket into the spittoon, and blowing
miniatures of the Emperor, of her son.
ceive—that is, I mean if the girls reach factory, the brewer takes him in hand, since the death of her husband, resided through these caused a thick column of
of h> r si jier, iim Duch* a* ti’A be, and <»f
—A T -
the same abnormal size that the fruits fits up his iittle place, and takes a chat here and there among her children. black and vile smoke tx> ascend directly
in the freshman’s face. To the surprise her niece, and put th» m into a Lpmlwzuli
box, which, however, in lite hHStc of her
Tiie IL iff best Market Price,
So.re o' the epitaphs in the cemetery loon. Then the sign goes up in big let in 1839, in the iir.t covered carriage of hia tormentors, even this cevice failed
flight she was destined to leave behind.
And will deliver
are qui-e odd. This one, for instance, I ters, “John Smith’s Lager-beer Depot,” ever owned in the county. Sha was a •to effect its object., and when the blanket
was finallv removed, the freshman was “Make haate, Madame, I heir cries;
never saw before:
John Smith representing the name of remaikable woman, retaining her fresh
found insensible. Alarm took the place they are mounting the stairs; they are
For truth nor innocence could save
coming'” cried M. Nigra. Prince Met
Hannah from the insatiate giave ;
Btr. ceane our tear», no louger weep,
very small letters, is put up in some ob possessing excellent common sense. of “innocent plcasuie” in the minds of ternich went boldly into the bedroom
Anywhere in town,
the upper classmen, and they worked as
The little meirt doth only »leep,
scure comer. Then a keg of beer is de Even at the time of her death her hair
Anon she’ll wake au-.l rise again,
hard to restore their victim to conscious an I took the Unipres» by the arm
Arr MliyL ntlCES.
And in her savior’» arm» remain.
livered, and the “business” is ready had not turned gray. Two of her three
ness as they had ¡»efore to make him in Evcrv one had, more or le*«, lost thrir
VV*ïn»r, Andersen A- C©.
The next morning another keg of beer sons now living will not be able to at-
sensible. It was a long time before the presence of mind. The E n r ss 1-fS
•‘In memory of B«'tay, wife of David Darling, comes, and the first one must be paid ! t-nd the funeral—Peter, on account cf
died March 21.1MJ0, aged 4-i. Sne was the mo« b-
I fre>.hniau recovered, and he felt the at- wirliout taking any moni-y with her, al
It is a cash business; no money, ' i his being so far away, in California; and
er of 17 childrrnand around her lie 12 of them- ; for.
i feet of his brutal treatment ter months. though then! were al*oui 40,00'1 fr.<n»-s
Two were lost nt »ea. Brother -exton», please I no beer.
in the draw-ia, and Marshal VaiU-mt,
to leave a clear berm for me near by this
. started in this way, without either capi which confines him to the house. Mrs.
who had had a thought of tut», .«nd
Panshen in London.
1 did not understand the last sentence tal or brains, it is no wonder that th-y Saxe s death was the result of no dis
bringing some route-tux of gold witn
until uiv escort explained to me that the are plenty all over the city. The beer ease, but a quiet, peaceful passing away
Some of its prris-fcs— parishes cover-j I him, had with the greatest difficulty suc-
father of these 17 children was a cele places, the variety theatres, the concert from a life-wotk which she considered as ing sometimes only a few roods of c-eded in entering th- Palace Lv riie
brated sexton and grave digger, and that saloons and the museums are rapid’y completed, and which all who knew con ground—have at tie st no population. guce in the Rue i«<? Rivoli, arrived too
OLD AND NEW,
the appeal was from him to his succes driving legitimate business out of the sider as well and faithfully done. — St. One. that of St. B. net Sherehog, had at late to give them to the Empruis. She
sors. They, 1 owe ver, buried him in Bowery. The museums have cotne of A'bans (Vt.) Messenger, April 14th.
the last census a population of but was driven to the hotel of Dr. Evans,
Are invited to send in their orders and quite anovher pai» of the grounda
Main Street, :
late to make a good deal of show in this
thirty-two souls ; many Lave less than who supplied her with money. Sue was
are assured that they
Somebody writes to the Woman's pne hundred, while not a single parish then put into the Lands of Sir John
In or noar the enclosure is a stove lively street Their patrons, of course,
which bears yet the mark of British are generally visitors from the country, Journal protesting against hats that are in the whole city has ten thousand. Burgoyne, who conveyed her across th**
I hare constantly on Land the very beef
During the revolution the and it is said that the managers of some turned up so as to look jaunty, awl says The Bank of England is built over the Channel; and when she 3et foot on
SABDI.F. H RM’.S.
English so’diers were stationed at tbe of them have taken advantage of this that he went to a funeral the other day wh >le of one Parish, St Christopher lo British shores she was almost penniless.
BlGUILM AND CKKKIAGE«,
foot of Copp's Hi'l, near the burying fact and added a little gambling room and found his attention distracted from Stock, and part of two others adjoining. In the subsequent arrangen«ent of her
At Prices that Defy Competition.
ground (and the superin'Cndevv showed to their other attractions, where “the the cervices by the jaunty millinery, The little garden or court in the middle affairs, after tho Commune, many of her
And eau Furnish my customers with a
me the spot, now used as a coal yard). game ” is quite as fairly played as any I worn by the ladies present There is no of its inclosure was once the ‘parish valuables, end among them tho crown,
tip-top turnout at anj time.
They amused themselves shooting at a reasonable person could ex}>ect.—New occasion too solemn to divert a man*s graveyard. Manv other parishes are wore- restored to her.—New York
mind from staring at bonnets, is there 1 mere blocks of offices, inhabited only by Herald.
mark, taking some of the gravestones York Times.
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for targets, and some of the slabs bear
the office housekeepers and their fami
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILL8.
the marks yet. Two of the houses near
On reasonable terms, and given the best
the burying aground, frame houses
attention. Horses bought and sold
touch.” Prof.—“Prove it.” S*»ph.—
at that, also proudly show the when their soles are departed; or, again,
and satisfaction guaranteed in
“When you sit on a tack. Ycu can’t
gaps that were made by
all my transactions
hear it; you can’t see it; you can t taste
ri liii li wu il I
it; you can’t smell it; but its there.”
guarantee that he will get the latter.
don’t love any but her.”
SECRETARY | slabs, which covers the dust of no longer on their last legs.
HL F. PH1I4JIPS.
McCall, Atkinson & Co.,
IRON AND STEEL
Ashland Woolen Goods!
Wagon ; Manufactory, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Bacon, Lard.
ASHLAND MILLS !
The Very Best
Flour, Feed, Etc»,
Livery, Sale & Fend
lore, patrons !
SHall Receive Prompt Attention !
W. H. Atkinson
It was 8unday morning, a raw, dis
agreeable day—the wind blew so hard
that I thought it had mistaken Salem
street for the Cliff House road, and oue
or two full ash barrels for » an Francis
co’s sand hills. I took my way down
through the old North End, through
fil'.hy streets and dirty alleys, by crying
babies and hooting boys, till I came to
Copp’s Hill burying ground, established
in 1661. By special favor I was admit
ted within the grim iron gates—the
kindly courtesy of the superintendent
makitig my hour with the dead a very
entraining one. This cemetery is one
of Boston's r lies—for it is the oldest,
save one, (King’s Chapel) in the city.
There are many curious stones and queer
monuments to be seen in it, and not a
few interesting little bits of gos-ip told
concc’ning them. The superintendent
has ad th“ir histories at his tongue’s end.
How he ever found them out is a mys-
very to me. For instance, how could he
know that vhe woman who lies under
tins stone, Mrs. Mary Baker, was Paul
Revere’s sister, and that she was twice
married, that her first husband’s name
was Smith, and that be lies under that
stone yonder, while her “dear second”
reposes beside her—when the stones nor
records show any such s.ory. And they
all lived and died before 1800.
The gi ourd contains the dust of 8,000
peop’e, or c d before part o“
tdined into the site for a gasometer.
Many i'lusvrio'JS peop’e are buried here,
and so many iuteiesdng tales did the
superintendent tell me that my bead
failly swam. The giound was named
for one William Copp. The tombstone
of bis wife and many descendants still
stand, but his has disappeared. The
slab which covers her grave says that
“Goodtuh Copp died in 1676.”
stumbled ovtr the first name, but the
superintendent came to my relief by
saying, “If Goo does not spell Jew,
what does it spell I ’ Hence I infer that
the worthy woman’s name was “Judith.”
The oldest stone in the ground was dug
up last Summer. This is its inscription: