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invit' -I to atifii-l.
From "London fSucir-ty."
I am not a sporting luau I noser
possessed cither a dog or a jun I
never lireil a shot in my life, ami the
points of a carbine quadruped are as
unknown to me as those of the sea
serpent. The 12th "of August is a
mystery, and the 1st of September a
sealed book. I have been regarded
with well-merited contempt at the
club by asking for grouse in the
month of June, ait.l for woodcock in
September. I think it is just as well
to mention these matters, lest you
should suppose- that I desire to sail
under false colors. lam acquainted
with several men w htvTyhoot, and also
with some who have shooting to give
away, ofhe former very frequently
invite me to join their pavties at the
moors, turnip-fields and woods; the
latter press their shooting on me,
especially when I decline on the
grounds of disinclination and in ca
"I wish Iliad your chance, Brown,'
howls poor little Binks, who can
bring down any known bird at any
given distance. You're always get
ting invitations because yo i cannot
shoot; avid I cannot get one because
I can. It's too bad, by George '.-it's
One lovely morning in (he month
of September Irwas sauntering along
the shady side" ot SackviUe street,
Dublin, when a gentleman, encased
in a coat of a resounding pattern, all
over pockets, and whoso knicker
bockers seemed especially constrnct
fil to liiiH-t tin? vi n n i i-emen ts f if tl-.w
TvKi.it, suihloly burst upon and
i .l.-i. .1.1
and consequently felt somewhat stir- j
prised when thiP time-piece chimed 5
tno quarter past. .
I consulted his letter day, date
and time were, recapitulated in the
most busificssdike way. Some acci
dent might have detained hirn; . Per
haps he preferred meeting me at the
station, o I had arrived - iif this con
clusion, and had just' made the lirsfc
incision into a round of "buttered
toast, when a very loud, jorky un
even knocking thundered at the hall
door, and the bell was.tngged with a
violence that threateneuT to pull It
up b- the roots, .....
' I rushed to the.wundow, and per
ceived rodgers -clinging frantically
to tlfe area: railings with one hand,
while with the other hand he held a
chain, attached to -which,.' at-the ut
most aU-khiabla distance, stood, or
strctchotl, as it baying the moon, the
i'oi-e legs planted out in front, the
hind legs almost clutching the gran-
it step, tlio eye betraying an inflexi
ble duf-erinination not to. budiie an
inch frynj the spot a bony animal,
of a Jin; v whits color, with .dark
patches "" over the eyes, imparting a
mourn Fully dissipated appearance
the rfdonbtabfe dog which was to
aii'ord us a treat ''in front of the
birds." . .-
"Hollo, rodgerl" I cried, "you're
"Tijis cursed animal," gasped i'od
gers; 'he got away. from me iu Mer
vion Squaco after a Cat. The cat
climbed vp tlio Prince Consort s tfitue.
. "There's no dacency m man or - "You've a dog, fcir?" said the ser
baste. - They're all wan, sorra a lie vant.
- . ' I "Yes, yes," replied Podgers, in a
crisis Todgers must have x hurried and confaSed sort of a, way!
"In the van, sir?" '
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ii I -a I i- i j "l! flic First and
s..i uii '.vs imUi'li 1 1 H i nil,
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, k t't-'iiii tin' U:th of March toth"
)' S.'jiiiMiili.n-. U-l tin-ii in good
I'm:' :'.? in iu-;l to attend.
I'r,- order t
i'iie verv man
r.NCA'iiw.::? J su. s,i.o.
h F., M
.1 mi til"
v ut I
r:lt O ld Fellow
i- li st ana l iiir-ii i i
h month. I'.-.trian-li
n lin-r are invited' to attend.
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icin's a?,'i :,;-::4'i)cs?
r,)-siair.s in '.'hai-aiari's IIrie!v ,
I.tic. T.i.i'.l str;vf, ut
wi :r, 'i l
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I'.i i 1 far .iii( y
l, ho ex-
clanne.l. i ve let-n tmoting iorvyii
t!ie wav O'.Mullieai's mil) liunted for
the four-penny bit through, the bou
iiat can i lo ior you. Air. i oit-
geis?" I asked.
"I want a day's shftiiiing :it O'Boo
ney'ft of Ballybawu," replied Pod
Xow, I was pot in iiRja'e with Mr
OTlooncy. We had met at the club;
but as he was a smokint? man. ftntl
as I, after a prolonged and tervitie
combat wilh a very mild cignr (what
must the stroifgones be!), had bid
den a long farewell to the witching
weedj it is scarcely necessary to men
tion thati althougli ?,Ir. O il on ay
and mys'.-lfj were very frequently be
neath tliu s:na;' roof, we very seldom
encountered ?:ie anoth: rf save iu a
e;snal sort of way. 0
"I assure you, Mr.' Podgcra, that
develojed' his pecuniary resources, j
for her- tone changed with wonderful j
rapidity, and her anger was melted
into a well-feigned contrition for I
having used her fists so freely.
-"Poor baste! ; hureits frightened
he is. I wndn't hurt a fly, let alone
an illigant terrier like that. Thry a
bit o' beefsteak in regard o' yer eye,
sir. Yo must o' Lot it a-in somthin'
hard; it will "lie as black as a beetle
in tin minits." ,
Podgers uttered full flavored lan- '
gnage. I looked at my watch and
found that "ve could only "do" the (
train. Having hailed an outside car,
the breakfastless Podgers seated him
self on "one side, whil.-t 1 took the
other, an'd after p. conr-iderabh ex
penditure of hard labor and skillful
strategy, in which vTc. were aided by
the carman and Miss Prn?, we :suc
! ceeded in forcing Alabatross (the
pointer; lkto the weu.ia the midille.
I am free to confess that I sat with
my back to that animal with n.-id-eral
lo misgivings. He looked hun
gry and vicious, and as though a
piece of human flesh would prove as
agreeable to his capacious may as
any other dhcription of food.. It was
his habit, too, during our juuriu-y,
to elevate his head in the air, and to
giwi utterance to a serie.-s of uneaith
lv howlin'rs, which could inb' be
Tli is brute, somehow
l-;haw.' that's all gammon,'
burst in ant icipat in;;l v. " You
do it if you like. Sine we won't kill
all the game. And I have thi loveli
est dog' that ever stood in front of a
bird. I want to get a chance to show
him oft, ile'il do von credit."
was anxious to oblige
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.a;ioi uaiea ar.' warrant U t-i bi
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(ti-i''uii City, Om'xiiii,
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U1LL IN THE FIELD!
dOYED SECOMD DDOS SOUTH 0?
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i:t;ptiik most cmpi.v:tk stock
ol I- am My !r -rirs to be toniej in f H
All shhIs warraiU-'U. I ;o,ts (l.-livyreil
'ity tr of charge. T he highest 0;i-li
paiil foreountry proitne.-.
Con ity. M.iri-ii "S, lsT'5.
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UiX. CTlAIPlAX.S vr tore.
' 'i- '-on J.'ify, July -S. )s7." ;! t" '
He had stood bv me iifa police-court
summons once uiion a time, and
proved an t!i'i a must have. met the
itpprov.d even of the immortal Mr.
Weller himself; so I resolved upon
soliciting the -required permission,
and informed him c that I would ac
quaint him with the result of my
"That's a decent fellow. CJome
back to hi;,' house with me now, and
I'll give yon a drop of John Jameson
that will make your hair curl."
Declining to have my hair curled
through' t!ie instrumentality of Mr.
Jameson's unrivalled whiskey, I
weeded my way toward the cluU,
and, as iuc-k would have it, encoun-
i f-vi'd O'llonnnv lonmnnc on the
sieps enjoying a cigar.
After the conventional greeting, I
ri . . i ii l
sa'u, v iuu way, on inot; mhui;
capital pari ridge shooting at Bally
bawn.' "Oh pretty good," w as the reply,
in Ihatself-satistied, complacent tone
u which tlio crack billiard-player
refers to the spot-stroke, or a ritle-
fnan to his score when campeting for
the ()ueen's Cup.
"I'm no shot myself I never fired
a shot in my life; but there is a ky-
ticular friend of mine who is very
anxious to have one day's shooting
at Ballvbawn. Do you think you
could manage to let him have it?
1 emphasised the wont one iu
the most impressive way.
"I would give one or two days
Mr. Brown, -with the greatest pleas
ure; but the fact is, I have lent my
dogs te ,Sir Patrick O'Houlahan."
'"Oh, as to that, my friend has a
splendid dog a most remarkable
dog. 1 hear it's a treat to see him
i a fro.nt.of a bird."
I stood manfully by Podgers's ex
act words, adding some slight embel
lishments, in order to increase Mr.
O'Hooiiey's interest in the animal.
"In that case, there can be no dif-iivrllfv-,
Mr. Brown. I leave for Bal-
lvbawn on Saturday will you kindly
name Monday, as I w ould, in addition
to the pleasure of receiving you and
your fiiotid, like to witness "the per
formance of tin's remarkable dog;
and 1 must be in Galwav on Wed
nesday." Having settled the preliminaries
so satisfactorily, I wrote the follow
ing note to Podgers:
"Dk.u: Poi.om.s: Tf oil riMit.
Mr. O'Kooney has named Monday.
Be sure to bring the dog, as his dogs
are away. Come and breakfast with
ma at eight oclock, for the train
starts from tno Kin
mus at nine. Yours
B. B. Buown.
"P. S. I praised the dog sky high.
u Av- ls most anxious to see him in
front of the birds."
I received a gushing note in reply,
stating that he would breakfast with
me, and bring the dog, add hi" "It's
sometime since he was shot ovei
but that makes no difference, as he'
is the finest dog in Leinster."
Knowing Podgers to be a very
i punctual sort of person, I had order-
1 td breakfast for eight
after her. . Hhe was on the head, and
he was too high foe mc to reach him,
when J got the hook of this umbrella
At this moment the hall door open
ed, and the dog being animated with
mi euorgetic desire to explore the
interior of. the house, suddenly relat
ed the pall upon the chain, which
ntterly unexpected movement sent
ledgers flying into the hall as'though
ho had been discharged from a cata- i
pott. My maid-of -all-walk, an eld
erly lady with proclivities in tlio
direction of "sperrits," happened to
stand right in the centre of the door
way. "When Potigers commenced ms
unmeditated bound. He cannoned
against her, causing her to reel and
stagger ji gainst the wall, and to clutch
despairingh'. at the. nearest available
object to ..save herself from falling.
The object happened to be the curly
head of my acrobatic friend, to which
hlit-'fivtf llugeirs clung like the suckers
of tUo octopus cling to the. crab. By
the aid of thiiS substantial support
she had just righted herself, when
the dog, finding himself compara
tively frem;.da one desperate lunge
into the hall, G it wining his chain
round the limbs of the lady in one
ron-B whirl which leveled her,
wita a very heavy thud, upon the
jody of the prostrate. Podgers. No'w
pvhether she wa animated with the
- i - --t i
nica iuat siisi was in uouuy aanger
partially interrupted, not by any!
means stopped,, by Podgers's hat
being pressed closely oyer the. mouth
v hil t Podgers punched him o '';
with no very lirtiii hand.
"That's the qnarert dog I cer
seen." observed the diiver. "Ho
ought to bo shupayrior afthi r b.iU
ger. He has a d.hrop in Li.j eye like
a widdy'.s pig, and it's as black as a
(,'hiistian's after a ruction."
"He's a very lino dmr, sir," ex
claimed Podgers in reproving tone.
He looks a if he'd
set a in -mil
said the carman jocosely. .
"Mind your hoise, Kir!" saiil Pod-
from both mazier aud dog, and that
tt behooveo lier to deft uU herself to
the uttermost limits within her pow
er, I cannot po.isibly deterniiue; bxit
she commenced a most vigorous on
slaught upon both, bestowing a kick
and a cull' alternately with an impar
tiality that spoke volumes in favor of
her ideas upon the principles of, even.
and indeed I, may add, heavy-handed
I arrived upon the sctneaii time
to raise the prostrate form of mv
friend, and to administer such words
of consolation and sympathy as, un
let- the circumstances, were his due.
His left eve betrayed symptoms of
incipient inllamation, and his mouth
ive evidence of the violence with
which Miss Bridget Byrne (the lady
in the case) had brought her some
what heavy knuckle-dusters in con
tact with it.
"Bringin' wild bastes into a gintle
mait's dacint house as if 'twas a barn,
that's manners!" she muttered. "Av
I can get a clout at that dog, I'll
as bare as a plucked
's Bridge term-
At this instant a violent crash of
crockerywaro was heard in the re
gions of the kitchen.
"Holy virgin! but the baste is cn
the dhresser! I'll dhress the vyllin!"
and seizins upon a very stout ash
stick which stood iu the hall, she
darted rapidly iu the direction from
whence the dire sounds, were pro
ceeding. "Hold hard, woman," cried Pod
gers. "He's a very valuable animal.
I'll make good any damage, use
your authority, Brown," he added,
appealing to me. "She's a terrible
person this; she'd stop at nothing."
Ere I could interpose, a violent
.skirmishincr took place, in which
such exclamations as "Take that, ye
.... i i 1
divvle! leil brake mo ciianey, will
ve? There's chaney for ye!" follow
ed bv very audible whacks, which,
if they had fulfilled their intended
mission, would very speedily have
sent the dog to the happy hunting
grounds of his race. One well-directed
blow, however, made it's mark,
aud was succeeded by a whoop of
triumph from Miss Byrne and a yell
of anguish from her vanquished foe.
"vJehing, ve fireside spaniel! To
i;-r. n tho r.ei'jrhbors. How dar' ye
come in here? Ye'li sup sorrow,
rn rrivt. n. conoid more av I can get
Podgers rushed to the rescue, aud,
after aprotracted and exciting chase,
durin" which a well-directed blow
intended bv Bridget for the solo use
and benefit of the dog, had alighted
on the head of its master, succeeded
in effecting a capture. This, too, was
don under embarrassing circum
stances; for the dog had sought a
. il v.-. nrnci nr-rs: of
sanctuary iu ov,v - -
r;-o liT-n's; sleeiun
The driver, who was a jovial tem
pered fellow, finding that hi ad
vances towards "the other .-idc" were
rejected, turned towards mine.
"Are you goin' huntin' v.id tne
dog. sir?" ho asked.
"We're going to shoot," I replied
in a dignified way.
"To shoot! Thin, begorra, yez
may as'v;ell get off the an' lire away
ot waust. There's an illigant hay
stack foreninst yez, and but here
we are" and he jerked up at the en
trance, to the station.
The jerk scut Albatross flying' oil
the car, and hi chain boiTjg dexter
ously furdened to tho back rail of the
driver's sent, the luckless animal re
mained suspended whilst his collar
was being unfastened, in-order to
prevent tho not very remote contin
gency of f-.trangulation. Finding
himself at liberty, lie' bounded joy
ously away, and, resisting all wiles
and blandishments on tho part ot his
1 master, continued to bound, gambol,'
frisk, bark and yowl in a most reck
less and idiotic- way. It would not
be acting fairly towards Podgers
were I to chronicle his language dur
ing this festive outbreak. If the dog
wiv. iu a frolicsome mood, Podgers
whs not, and his - feelings get con
siderably the better of him when the
bell iang to announce the departure
of the train within three minutes
from that warning. 1 .
rinding that all hopes of securing
the animal in the ordinary way was
thiu as air, Podgers offered a reward
of half-a-crowu to any of the grin
ning bystanders who would bring
him the dog dead or alive. This
stimulus to exertion sent twenty cor
duroyed porters and as manv ama
teurs in full pursuit of Albatross,
who ducked ami dived, and twisted
and twined, and eluded detention
with the agility of a greased cow;
and it w as only w hen one very cor
pulent railway official fell upon him
in a squashing way, and during a
masterly struggle to emerge from be
neath the overwaclming weight, that
ho was surrounded find led in tri
umph, b.y as many of his pursuers as
could obtain a handful of his hair,
up to his irate and wrathful master.
Each of the captors who were in pos
session of Albatross claimed a half
crown, refusing to give up the ani
mal unless it was duly ransomed;
and it was during a fierce and angry
discussion upon this very delicate
question that the last bell rang.
With one despairing tug, Podgers
pulled the dog inside of the door of
the station, which was then prompt
ly closed, and through the interven
tion of a friendly guard our bete noire
was thrust into the carriage with us.
Havintr kicked tho cause of our
chaa-riu beneath one of the seats. I
ventured to remark that in all proba
bility the dog, instead ot being a
credit to us, was very likely to prove
"Its only his liveliness, ana oe
liano-e.1 to him." said Podgers. "Ho
has been shut up for soma time, and
is as wild as a deer.
He would not admit ii diminished
faith in the dog; but his tone was ir
resolute, and he eyed the animal in a
very doubting way.
"iris liveliness ought to be con-
under the sea-t
Come out, Albatross! come 'out,
good fellow!" And Podgers' chir.
rujied and whistled in what to
meant to be a seductive and blandish
ing manner. '-'.-..
Albatross stirred not; - " - '
"Hi! hi! Here, good. fellow!" . :
Albatross commenced, to growl.
"Dear me, this is very awkward u 1
.cried Podgers, poking at the animal :
in a vigorous and irritated 'way'.
"Time's tip, sir," shouted the
guard, essaying to close the door.
I "Hold hard, sir! I can't -get my
dog out!" cried Podgers. ' ."
; "I'll get him out, volunteered the
1 fnard; and seizing upon the whip
whi-'h the driver of the smart; trap
held in inviting proximity, he pro
; ceed d to thrust and buffet beneath
tin seat w here Albatross lay concealed.
: The dog uttered no sound, gave no
: sign. . .. .
" i he re, ain't no dog there at-.all,"
panted the guaitt, whoso exertions
' rendered him nearly apoplectie, pro
ceeding to explore the recesses of the
' carriage "there ain't no dog here."
A shout of terror, and the guard
flung himself out of the carriage, the
dog hanging on not' only to his coafc
tail.-, but to a portion of the garment
which their drapery concealed.
Take off your dog take off your
dog. Til bi; destroyed. Police! po
lice! I'll have the law on you!" he
gelled, in an extremity of .the utmost
Podgers, who was now nearly !
driven to his wits' end, caught Alba
tross by the neck and, bestowing a
series of very well directed kicks uip
on the devoted animal, sentUim howl
o.ti the platform, but right unOei- the
The cry of "The dog will be killed!"
was raised by a chorus of. voices both
from the carriages and the platfo"rm.
Happily, however, the now wary Al
batross lay flat upon the ground, and
the train 'went pulling oh its ."way-;
not, however, until tfie guard bad
taken Podger's . name and address,
with a view to future proceedings
through the medium of the law.
"I had no idea that the OTlooneys
were such swells," observed myxiam
panion as wre entered, through tho
massive and gilded gates, to the ave
nue which sweeps up to BaUybawn
House. "Somehow or: other, 1 wish
I hadn't fetched Albatross, or that
you hadn't spoken .about him;v and
Podgers threw a gloomy glance iu
tho direction of tho pointer, who lay
at our feet in tho bottom of the trap,
looking as if he had been on a ram
page for the previous mouth, or had
just emerged from the asjluin for the
destitute of his species.
"Ho won't do us mnch credit as
regards his appearance," I said, "but
iT he is all that you say as a sporting
dog of which I have inv doubts" it
Avill make amends for anything
Podgers muttered something unin
telligible, and I saw dismal forebod
ings written in every line of his
den-rake that lay against the walF, I
dealt at Albatross what ought to have
proved a crushing blow, which r he
artfully eluded. It only grazed him,
and fell, with almost its full swing:
and strength, upon the passive set
ter, who set up a series o unearthly
shrieks, almost human in their'pain
"Chain up that dog at once,"
shouted OTtooney in fierce and
iingry tones, "and look to Lancaster.
I fear that his ribs are broken. This
is very unfortunate,"-he added, ad
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ii;s5iiiy n 1111 sen lo Hie.
"X don't know w hat's come, over
the animal!" cried Podgers. "I wish
to heaven I had never seon him. I'll
'part with him to-morrow if I have to
give him to the Zoological Gardens
for the bears."
Imck ily, it turned out, cujion ex
amination, that Lancaster was not in
any way seriously injured. This put
us into somewhat better spirits, so
that by the time breakfast was enn-
cluded we were on good terms with
each othe,r, and even with the wretch
ed Albatross, in whom we still main
tain a sort of sickly confidence.
Later on we started for the turnips,
Mr. OTtooney and Podgers in front
Uis latter hauling Albatross al
siderably toued down afte tho rough
handling he received from my ser
vant, and " a
"77v the-wav. Podgers went on
"H.it infernal woman isn't safe
have in the house: she'll be tried for
murder some kday, and the coroner j felice
Mr. OTlooney received us at the
halt door. Beside him crouched two
magnificent setters, with coats as
glossy ay mirrors; and a bearing as
aristocratic as that of Bethgellart.
"Where's the dog?" asked our host,
after tw warm erecting-. "I hone that
you have brought him."
I must confess that I wonhl have
paid a considerable sum of money to
have been enabled to reply in the
negative. I muttered that we had
indeed fetched him, but that owing
to his having met with some acci
dents e voitvic, his personal appear
ance was considerably diminished;
but that we were not to judge books
by their covers.
s if to worry, mortify and vex us,
Albatross declined to stir front the
bottom of the trap, from whence he
was subsequently rooted out in
most undignified and anti-sporting
The expression upon Mr. O Boo
ne v's face, when at length the ani
mal, badger-like, was draw, out, was
that of an intense astonishment, com
bined with a mirth convulsively com
pressed. The servants commenced
to titter, and the smart little gentle
man who tooled us over, actually
Albatross was partly coverd with
mud aud offal. His eyes were watery,
and tho lids were of a dull pink, im
parting a sort of maudlin idiotcy to
their expression. His right ear
stood up defiantly, whilst his left lay
fiat upon his jowl, and histailsecmed
to have disappeared altogether, so
tightly had he, under the combined
influence of fear and dejection, se
cured it between his legs.
"He's not very handsome," ob
served our host laughingly, "but I
dare say he will take the shine out of
York and Lancaster by and bye,"
pointing to the two setters as he
This hint was enough for Alba
tross, as no sooner had the wonts es
caped the lips of O'Boouey than,
with a yowl which sent the rooks
whirling" from their nests, he darted
from the trap, and, making a charge
at York, sent that aristocratic animal
flying up ti e avenue in a paroxysm
of terror and despair; whilst Lan
carter, paralyzed by the suddenness
of the onslaught, allowed himself to
be seized by the neck, and worried, as
a cat worries a mouse, without as
much as moving a muscle iu self-de-
-as if ho were a sack of wheat; while
l brought up tlie rear win a game
keeper and York.
"I don't think that animal is used
to be out at all, at all," .observed the
keeper " o r
"I am afraid you are quite right,"
I replied; "but I hear that he is a
verv good sporting dog.
"Sportm"! Begorra, he'll give yez
S2"CH"fc enough before the day is half
Over-, said the keeper, with a gloomy
Xhore is always a covey to be
found in this field," observed our
host- to Podgers, "so v,-o'll give your
dog the hrst chance.
'T I .I'd rather von'd let him see
what your dog will do," bluitedPod-
"Oh. dear no!" returned Mr.
O'lfoonev. "Let him go now. You'll
take the lir,st shot." x
Very reluctantly indeed did Pod-'
gers unloose his pointer, uttering in
to the dog s car in a low tone the
most terrific and appalling threats
should he fail to prove himself all
that my fancy had painted him.
With a loud bark of defiance Alba
tross darted away, scurrying through
the turnips at the rate of - fifteen
miles an hour, utterly unmindful of
whistle, call, blandishment or threat;
appearing now in on direction, now
iu another, and barking as though it
had been part of hi training.
iStop that dog, said our host;
"he won't leave us a bird," as covey
after covey of partridges rose bej ond
range and Hew away, Albatross joy
ously barking alter them.
'You said I was to have the first
shot, Mr. OTlooney," said Podgers,
in a tone full of solemnity.
"Certainly, if you can get it;
which I doubt," was the curt reply.
Albatross had dashed within twen
ty yards of us and was plunging off
in another direction, when Podgers
ran forward, raised his gun. Bang!
Albatross was ent to the hajipy
hunting grounds of his race.
"He frightened the partridges,"
observed Podgers, proceeding to re
load; "let him frighten the crows
Tho Keel y0 "motor" is about to
present itself at the door of the Pat- o
ent Office, and the prospect is a fair
one that the public will at last bo
informed as to the nature of tho
"power" which Mr. Keely claims to
have discovered. . o
Joseph Evans and John Bnrkhart, '
two respectably connected citizens
of Albanj- have been indicted by tho 0
Ciraud Jury for having robbed tho
office of the Sheriff of Linn Co.
A Chinaman, with "J. K. LnttjelV"
on his handkerchief, has been ar
rested in Portland. c
The great four mile race, to come
off on the 10tu of this month, for a
;)0,000 purse, is to be contested for o
by the follow ring-well kuowJh "fliers:"
Springbck, Wild Idle-, Grinstead,
Katie Pease, llutherford, IDvenuo
Jr., Hock Hocking, l'aimie Hall,
Two men named Maxon and Berry
have been arrested on suspicion of
being two of the "road agents" who
recently relieved a Umatilla county
stage. - o
v,rops nave ucen a lotai lanuie in
.Spain and the In
surgents in Cuba are still in
The Carlists in
General J. 11. Stephens has been
l-einvved from the Laud Office at La
The new wing of the insane asylum.
haA been completed. Look out!
The number of vessels clearing
with Oregon wheat for Europs in
October this year, was 0 against 10
in the corresponding month in 1874;
but the vessels tin's year were of a
much larger class, and carriedjHT,
52'Jmshcls of wheat and 0,442 bbls.
flour more than those last year. The
value of wheat and llour'shipments
iu October this year was also greatly
in excess of those of last, being (ioo,
'.5G against .ir'2('2,5o'J, or move than
Cardinal McCIoskey is in Ireland.
Smoking is prohibited in the streets
The Prince of Wales is on his wav
to India. ' 0
Mr. Lean tier C. Burkhart, a well
known and wealthy0 resident of Linu
county, died on the Cd iirsto
General Fremont -has disposed of
Fort Alcatraz and Black Point in
San Francisco for , the consideration
of one dollar each. Somebody Las
bought a law-suit.
Silk woim eggs are being shipped
from Colorado to France.
Paper money has been issued in
the Argentine llepublie and Urguay.
The cities are in a dismal condition,
and the interior is devastated by civil
tCamhelta on tlie Political Situation in
i s Frame.
will bn .sifting upon your body, is
my eye very black?"
"KY.t verv." I replied. It had
This was too mnch. I had borne
with this hideous aiiimal too long.
My patience was utterly exhausted,
.IIIJIILICI , ; .,.fol.la frrnni'sh llllP I nn.l nil 4l.r. t.,- ,
l" ..l.m, POUCh UPOll WhlCll leaci.co ? iaym- , ompo-
i.uui-.i i ii mv.
it was the habit of that lady to repose
hervir-in form after' the labors of
thedav; and her indignation knew
no bounds when Todgers, utterly
unmindful of the surroundings, haul
ed fort'u the dog.
tinged with a tawny red. sition began to boil up. I had placed
At Ballvbricken station we found a ' myself under an obligation to a com-
nart trap awaiting us. with a : parative stranger lor the purpose Aof
t in buckskin breeches and in : beholding his magnificent and valu-
Fomlon Times Paris Correspondence.
M. Gainbetta has been interviewed !
at Vienna by the I'rcsse. Congratu
lated on the peaceable progress of
French politics, he eulogized the
good sense and tact of his country
men, who, in spite of the strange pro
cedure of the Assembly, and the use
less annoyance of incapable Prefects
and obnoxious Mayors, have dis
played admirable composure; and
moderation, patiently awaiting the
amelioration of their position at the
next election. He is not uneasy at
party divisions, aud the intrigues of
Legitimists, Orleanists, or Bonapart
ists, for all these shades do not pene
trate to the heart of the nation, which
only desires and needs a liberal gov
ernment, carrying on conscientiously
public affairs, and watching over the
good administration of justice. With
six or eight years' internal and ex
ternal peace, France will astonish
the world, even more than, by its in
exhaustible material and moral re
sources. The Bonapartists may at
most double their numbers in the
next Chamber, but in spite of their
iuss ami activity tney cannot seize
on the government nor tamper with
-the spirit ot discipline which lire
vails in the army. Admiral La Kon-
ciere s is an isolated case, and he
wouh not have written the letter had
fie suspected the interpretation it
would have received. The army and
navy are the best elements of France,
and no idea can be formed of the
moral enthusiasm produced bycthe
war. rspealiing favorably of Alarsha
Aloc.Uahon, M. Oambetta savs it is
well that he is not a politician
properly so called, whom party in
terests might, perhaps, draw into
grievous acts. His loyalty he has
never for an instant doubted. He
even defends M. Buffet from the sus
picion of Bonapartism, deeming him
a timid and irresolute politician, de
scrying perils everywhere and fancy
ing the greatest disorders would re
suit from the slightest change in the
spirit and Personnel of his adminis
tration. As for tho republicans, cer
! tain personal differences ot opinion
i particularly the campaign of the ir
reconciliables, will not lead to any
thing serious. Tho newspaper talk
of republican divisions must not be
taken seriously. " He believsthe Left
Centre and Left will form an impos
ing majority in the next Chamber.
Wendell Philips' new leetnrs,
"The Eelation of our Government to
the Indians," he savs it lias 0 cost
$1,000,000,000 siuce 1859 to deal with
the red man. Q
Prince Frederick William of Prus
sia, with his eldest son, will attend
the Centennial at Philadelphia next
Prcf. Watson, of Ann Arbor, Mich.,
anrounces the discovery of a new
1 o o
The Consolidated Virginia mine,
during tb month of .September-.
shipped no less than S1,SO),000 bul-
iou. 'ihis is at the rate of -0,000,-
000 jier annum from a single mineTu
the Conistock Lode.
At a dinner in Arcachon, France,
ex-President Thiers said that he de
sired the dismissal of all function
aries , who did not resnect the lle-
.Sleep l-'olloivitig Supper
; very si:
i top bootsc polished as brightly as the
panels of the trap.
The potato blight has appeared and
able dogs seared and worried by a I i sm-endin"- with great rapidity m
i worthless cur. Seizing upon a gar- j Xcw Brunswick.
spiriilon" in Poso.u Stituruay Clazetfv1.
I discussed the question recently
with an able physician, who said to
me: "Ihcre is nothing more absurd
than to pretend c'iis unhealthy to
sleep immediately after the daVs
last meal. Is not man an animal 't
Do not animals, without exception,
sleep immediately alter eating? Do
we not feel like sleeping after oaeu
dav's meal? and is it not bv an cfSa't
that we shakeo off sleep? Evidenifv
the body yearns for sleep. Exercise
immediately after each meat is per
nicious. Best is healthful. What
restcan compare with sleep which
reposes the mind, the lungs, even
the heart? See the peasants. 2s o
persons enjoy better health than they
do. Supper is the best meal of their
day. No sooner have they supped
than they go to bed. Look at the
actors. "There was Bubini. He
dined at tluee, went to his dressing
room iu tho Italian Opera House and
slept till theatre opened its doors.
At midnight he supped heartily, and
straight to bed he went. He died of
sheer old age. You know Mons.
Thiers' habit? The moment dinner
ends he stretches himself out to
sleep, and sleeps an hour. The truth
is if von look around you there will
be found that the great majority oof
men go to sleep immediately after
making their best meal. Yo.i cei
tainlv never saw anywhere in
the world healthier women thau
those of the great markets. What is
their rule of life? Dinner and to
bed. Take another, the ve.-j oppo
site class astronomers. They keep
late hours. Their best meal is taken
when the stars say, 'good ni-ht.'
Then they go to sleep. Did you ever
hear of an astronomer dying under a
hundred? The majority of servants
and mechanics go to sleep imme
diately after taking their best meal.
They are right. They obey nature's
voice, which always gives judicious
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