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fJIQHT PASBKNGER TRtlN —OUT AH
Atlant' 1 7. 0 hp. m.
Anive at ]'A \ < a. m.
Arri -e at C’nlinti ntr ( 3 3<> a m
I, \ y |»AS- h M;KK riI.UN OUTWARD.
i.navi* Atlanta 8 In a m
Arrjvpftt Calhoun 1 r M -
At rive at ChaitauoogH -4.2 U P m.
ACCOMOO TIO.N TRAIN—OUTWAHI)
1 e vc Atlanta 63" P M
Arrive at Billon 3. UJ P m
NIGHT PaSSKNORR TtlAIN —INWARD.
I,save ( tut lanoojra 7"0 P m
Arrive at. (lalhniin. 11.44 P m
Arrive at Atlanta 4 14 a. m
PAT PASSENGER TRAIN —INWARD.
beive ( htttun o a 7-00 a. m
Airi« - e at Calhoun ID 2!) a. m
Ariive at Atlanta 3.27 P. m.
ACCOMODATION TRAIN - INWARD.
BfiVe Ballon 200 p m
Air ve at Atlanta ‘.too a m
DAY PASSENGER TK..IN.
heave Angus a. 7.15 a. m
l.ea' e A Unlit. 7"0 a m
Ariive at Augusta. 5 45 p. M
Ariive at Ai’anta. 7 10 i* m
NIGHT PASSENGER AMD MAIL TRAIN.
leave AngU'ta. 951 p m.
liiuvn AtU-ita 545 p m.
Arrive at Augusta. 4 oo a. m
Arrive at A' anin, B.CO a m.
Macon & Western.
day passenger train.
I.eive AtU’ ta. 7.55 a m
Artiveai M c n. 1.4 1 P M.
Leave Maeun. 7 65 a. m
Ariive ut Atlanta. 2.20 P. M.
NIGHT EXPRESS PASSENGER TRAIN,
t.eare a*lant i 7 I” P. M.
A rive at Macon 3 ‘23 a m
|,e:,ve Macon 8.50 p. m..
Arrive at At'an’R MR a m.
Leave Rome 10 00 a m.
at ive at Kingston 11.80 a. m
Leave Kii g-Om 1 On r. si
Ariive at Hume 2 3" P M.
Cnnnei ting at It one with sccomnrla inn I ram
on Selma, Home and Balmn Raibnail, and «•
Kingst ti vvilli up and down trains Western a ,and
Allan ic Ra lroad.
NIGH I TRAIN.
Leave Rone 9 3" p m
Arrive ut Kin'B'or 1"45p m
l,eaw Ki gston 11 Id i* m.
Ariive at Rome 12 25 P M
Ctuiuecii •*g at Rome ' ith llrnngh nigh' trains
nn Se'nia, Rome and Dalton R ilmad, and a'
King-ton with ingot trains • u Wes ii an ;
Atlantic Kaiiro and » <’h ,t a nmga t .1 t o n and
to a 'a "a.
Selma, Rome & Dalton.
Sf-I'iiit <1 3 a. m.
Arnv** it R -me 8 55 c m
a i w u' LaUun 11 5 > r m
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. SIONAL CARDS
W. s. JOHN ON,
Atloi-ney >Yt I ,;nv,
CA'.JiO! v, GEORGIA.
P&* La Southeast cornel- of the
•tM’vt I muse.
Air n its
C FAIN. JOS. M CONNELL.
fain and McConnell,
Vtt oi*in» ys at Lqav',
< ’ .I LIIO L\Y, GEOR OJA.
Office in the Court House.
Aug 11 1 ts
IL M TARVER,”
&AU Office in the Court House.
Aug 11 1 • ts
w~ J. CANTRELL ~
Attorney Act lAa vv.
\V ILL Practice in the Cherokee Circuit,
* in L. 8. District Court, Northern Dis
trict of Georgia, (at Atlanta); and in the Su
pivine ( our; of the State of Georgia.
E. .T. KIIiER, -
ttorney at X>aw,
CA L /IV UN, G EOR GIA.
U'' W at ,fie Old Stand of Cantrell if TO Ur. J
vVb9 L U' actic ‘: 1,1 : ‘R the Courts of the
’ a Tukee Circuit; Supreme Court of
"■'"uria. and the United States District Court
RUFE WALDO THORNTON,
Cauioun, . p
t * - U, » IGIA.
Gd lANKFUL for ormor patronage solicits
1 a continuance / the name
over Coaz. Babrkt-t & Co’s. sepl 5
Job Printing neatly executed here.
D R Y-G 0 0 D S,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Groceries,
Hardware, Queensware, &.C.,
M USICA L INSTRUM ENTS,
FACTORY YARNS, SHIRTINGS,
Railroad Street, - - CALHOUN, GA.
Nov. 10. 1870—ts
R. B. HACKNEY,
(At the Old Stand of M. H. Jackson,)
COURT HOUSE ST. CALHOUN, GA.
KEEPS constantly on hand a good supply
Tobacco, Cigars, Wines, Liquors, &c.
All who wish to get bargains will do well
to call on him.
P> A R R( >( > M !
MY Bar, in the rear, is always supplied
with the very best and purest ot
jjgT Give me a call.
novlo’7oif R. B. HACKNEY.
IVew Maimgement 2
E. 11. SASSEEN,
[Formerly of Atlanta, Ga.~\
RESPECTFULLY announces to tlie travel
ling public, that he has refurnished and
refitted the above hotel, and is now ready to
accommodate*ll who may stop with him.
Rates moderate; and table furnished with
the best the market affords.
Calhoun, Ga., August 19th, 1870—ts
CALHOUN, : : : : GEORGIA.
,4 LL styles of Clocks. Watches and Jewelry
A neatly repaired and warranted,
G. R. BOAZ,
KEEPS FINE STOCK, and Vehicles to
correspond, and is at all times pre
pared to furnish any kind of
AT VEIIY LOW RATES FOR CASH.
Stock bought and sold on reasonable
J. H. ARTHUR,
STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS ,
Cutlery, Notions &c.
Also keeps constantly on hand a choice
In all of which purchasers are off; red in
ducements to buy.
Aug 11 1 Om
WHEAT GONE UP!
T PROPOSE to give $1.2«5 per bushed for
I White Wheat, and sl.lO for lied Wheat,
when tak :n in payment of any accounts due
on my books.
Let those who owe me now, bring on their
Wheat and get good prices for it.
M. H. JACKSON.
Calhoun, Ga., October 6,1870 —ts
BETTERTON, FORD & Cos.,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
BRAIB, II ill SMB,
Wines, Tobaccos, Cigars, &c.,
No. 209. MARKET ST., No. 209.
CH ATTANOOGA, TENN.
J. H. CAVAN,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
Fine Wines, Liquors & .Cigars,
iVo. 11 Granite Block,
Broad Street, - ATLANTA, GA.
AGENT FOR THE SALE OF THE
Celebrated Cincinnati LAGER BEER and ALE
sept 29 For the State of Georgia. 3m
(J. 11. & A. W. FORCE,
SION OF THE
BIG IRON BOOT,
Whitehall Street, : ; : Atlanta, Ga.
r)OOT> Shoes m and T'tiiiks. a complete Sti ck
s and new liiuuig arrivinst dail* !
it o s .id Shots, of the hp-t mak's. LalW
''tn e of a I kin*’*. Itcivs Misges at.d Children's
-li- e> <>' < tret' g »tt* and ui:;ke.
We ar (itei'ared t i otfer inducemc'its to
hote-nte Tr. de. fte|,t2 .’l'n-lv
Railroad Boarding House,
By MRS. SKELLEY,
CALHOUN, - - GEORGIA.
Within ten st"p« of the Depot. net 1 off
CALHOUN, GAY., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1870.
R. R, HACKNEY
I? O E r II Y .
Brown and yellow leaves
Cover the ground;
Barren and leafless trees
Arc seen all around.
Who will furnish fuel now.
And raiment for the poor.
And keep grim want an l chilly winds
Outside each cheerless door.
See the mendicant shivering go,
His tatters flying in the chilly blasts;
llis figure is bent, and steps are slow—
He is thinking of scenes of years ago.
When an innocent boy, with heart aglow,
lie chased with his sled o'er the pure white
I Ah, these are brigh scenes of the past.
Shivering and shaking the school boy goes,
Running along the frozen streets:
While the p ricing wind discolors his nose.
And shoots through and through his warm,
And the keen frost nibbles his tiny toes
Through the shoes on his pattering feet.
Around ihe bright fire that ruddily glows,
Upon the broad hearth-stone, we gather,
And little we care how hard the wind blows.
Or, for that, how coll grows - the weather.
THE TWILIGHT HOUR.
When sinks the golden orb of day,
And evening shadows o’er me steal;
When fa les the last expiring ray,
Ere yet the stars their light leveal;
Wh on zephyrs whisper through the g’oom,
And wait the perfume of the flowers,
To crowd like memories from a tomb.
The stillness of the evening hours;
When nightingales alone are heard
Through dusty windings of the vale-
While darkness listens to the bird
That sings so well its plaintive tale.
Then, when the evening vapors climb,
Like mountains towering o’er a pass,
Then is the hour; yes, then the time,
The fitting time to light the gas !
What a ifion&cy minks About
Tn my youth 1 had a friend who had
a monkey which he valued at a high
price. We always took him out on our
chestnut parties. He shook all our
chestnuts for us, and when he could not
shake thorn off. he would go to the, very
end of the limb and knock them off with
his fist. One day we stopped at a tav
ern and gave Jack about a half glass of
whiskey. Jack took the glass and drank
its contents, the effects of which soon
brought him into full operation—skip
ping. hopping aud dancing most enter
tainingly—Jack was drunk. We agreed
to come to the tavern next day and see
if Jack would drink again.
I called in the morning at mv friends’
house, who went after Jack. ’ But in
stead of being as usual on his box, he
was crouched up in a heap. “Come
out here, ’ said his master. Jack came
out on three legs, applying his fore paw
to h;s head. Jack had the headache.
He was sick and couldn’t go. So we
put it off three days. We then met
again at the tavern, and provided a glass
for Jack. But where was he? Skulk
ing behind chairs. “Come here Jack,”
said his master, holding the glass out to
him. Jack retreated, and as the door
opened he slipped out, and in a moment
was on the top of the house.
IIi» master went and called him down.
He. however, refused to obey. My friend
got a cowskinand shook it at him, which
the monkey disregarded, and continued
on the ridge-pole, still obstinately dis
obedient. Itis master got a gun and
pointed it at him, but unsuccessfully.
Jack slipped over to the back of the
building. He then got two guns, and
had one pointed on each side of the
house, when the monkey, seeing his bad
case, whipped upon the chimney, and
got down in one of the flues, and held
on by his fore paws. My friend kept
that monkey twelve years afterwards,
but could never prevail on him to taste
whisky.— Wolf Loro News.
A Good Answer.—“ Sir.” said a lad
coming down a wharf in Boston, and
addressing a well known merchant, “have
you a berth for me on your ship, I want
to earn something.”
“What can you do?” asked the gen
“I can try my best to do whatever I
am put to,” answered the boy.
“What have you done ?”
*J have sawed and split all mother’s
word, of nights, for two years.”
“What have you not done ?” asked the
gentleman, which was a queer sort of
“Well, sir.” answered the bov. after a
piuse, “l have not whispered once in
school for a whole year.”
“That’s enough,” said the gentleman.
• you may ship aboard this vessel, and I
hope to see you master of her some day.
A b >y who can master a wood pile and
bridle his tongue must be made of good
The Lancet says : “It is a curious fact
that of the passengers in the train which
met with a terrible accident lately, all.
' or very nearly all. who were asleep at the
; time, escaped uninjured—nature’s an-
I aesthetic insuring them not only against
fact a res and contusions, but even
j against the bad effects of shaking con
How to build a house for nothing—
For the Calhoun Times.
In olden times there was a king and
queen who said every day, “O, that we
had a child.” Time passed on, but
brought no fulfilment of their hopes.—
It happened on one occasion, as the
queen sat in the bath that a frog crept
forth from the water and said to her:
‘•Thy wish-shall be fulfilled, and you
shall bring a daughter into the world ’
V. hat the frog foretold, came to pass,
and the queen bore a maiden, which
was so beautiful, that the king was
overjoyed, and proclaimed a great feast,
lie invited not only his relations, friends
and acquaintances, but also, the wise
women, who might thereby become
favorable and well disposed towards the
child. There were thirteen of these
women in his kingdom ; but because he
hid only twelve golden pl’tes, from
which they could eat, one of them must
be slighted. They were invited, they
came, and when the feast was finished,
they presented the child w.th their most
valuable gifts; the one, with virtue,
another with beauty, a third with riches
and so on by rest, with whatsoever is
splendid in the world. Just -is tlm
eleventh had made her wish, the thir
teenth one stepped in—she wanted to
av nge herself, because she was not in
vited, and without greeting or looking
at any one, she cried out in a loud
v ice • “ The King’s daughter, ‘n her
fifteenth year, will pierce herself with a
spindle and die!” After these words,
she turned and les s the room, while th
others stood affrighted. Then the
twelfth advanced, whose wish was yi
to be spoken, and since she c uld n t
emovc the predicted evil, but coni' 1
nly mitigate it. she said : “ Pho sh ’
>t die but f>r one hundred years th
kiv’s daughter sh ill fall into a do p
The king, who wished to guard his
dear child from the misfortune, sent out
he command (h ■ all th ': p ndles in
bis kingdom should be destroyed. Th
e iden realized the various wishes of
the wise women, and was so beautiful,
that every one, who saw her, was oblig
'd to love her. It happ nod. that, on
the very day til it she was fifteen ye v
old. the king and queen were away fron
home. od the or id w-s ;>! no in th
castle; she went around to every place,
saw the sitting rooms and bed chambers
and finally she came to a tower. She
i c nd. and a n.irr w flight of steps oU
r eh >d a little dn r T n the loci
tuck a misty key and when she turn
: t. the door sprang open, and there s;U
on old woman In a small chamber
diligently spinning her flax.
“ Hey. my dear uld mother! wh t are
youdo’ngh ire?” said the King’s and u li
“1 am spinning,” the old woman said,
and nodded with her head.
“ How swiftly that thing flew around !”
said the maiden, and she took the spin
dle and would have spun —scarcely had
she touched the spindle, when she stuck
herself with it. At the instant she re
ceived the wound, she fell mt pr
fi md sle-'n. And this sUop -d
self over the whole castle. The king
and queen, so soon as they come home,
began to fall a sleep, and their whole
court with them. The horses went to
sleep in the stalls, the dogs in the yard,
the pigeons on the roof, the flies on the
wall—even the fire that flickered on the
hearth, became still and slept; and the
roasting meat ceased to broil, and the
cook, who wished to pull the kitchen
boy’s hair, because he had done some
thing wrong, let him go and went to
sleep. The wind slept, and not a leaf
was nnv’ng on th trees in fr nt cf
ho e stle. A h and T tVrns b an
to grow around the castle, which grew
higher everv vear, until finally it grew
entirely around and above it, so that
ther ‘ was nothing more t -be .seen not
even the flags on top of the castle. A
report went through the land about the
beautiful sleeping Dornr schen. h r
this w-'s the name of the king’s and nigh
ter —and also, that from time to time,
the sons of a king came and tried to get
through th ■ hedge, in
This was impossible, for the branches
were interlocked among themselves, as
though they had hands, and the young
men remained hanging in the thorn,
and miserably perished.
After long, long years the son of a
king again, came through the land.
An old man told him about the hedge,
that there was a castle standing behind
it. in which a King’s beautiful daughter,
and all his court were sleeping. He
learned from the old man, that many
king’s sons had already visited the place,
had tried to press through the hedge,
had remained hanging therein, and hud
died sad deaths. The young man said :
“ That shall not frighten me; I intend
to get in aud see the beautiful Dorn
roschcn. The old man would have
disenabled him, but the young prince
heeded him not. Now, on the very diy
that the young man came, the hundred
years were ended. When he approach
ed the hedge, he found nothing but
large beautiful flowers, which opened
themselves apart, and he passed through
unhurt The flowers then came togeth
er again in solid hedge. He went into
the castle; there lay in the yard the
horses and the hunters spotted dogs,
all sleeping, on the roof the pigeons
were sitting with their heads stuck
under their wings. When he came into
the house the flies were asleep on the
walls, the cook still held his hand, as
though he would raise the boy, and the
maidservant was sitting before the black
hen. which she would have picked.—
He went further and discovered the
whole court sleeping in the hall, and
the kingand queen lying near the throne.
Tie went still further and all was so
still that one could hear himself breathe.
Finally he carne to the tower and open
ed the door to the little chamber in
which Dornroschen slept. There she
lay, so beautiful that he could not move
his e} r es from her. and he stooped down
and gave her a kiss. As he touched
her with the kiss, Dornroschen awoke,
and looked up at him with a pleased
and friendly expression. Then they
descended together, the king and queen
awoke, and all the court, and they all
gazed at each other in great astonish
ment. The horses in the yard got up
and shook themselves, the dogs sprang
up and wagged their tails ; the pigeons
drew their heads out from under their
wings, looked around and flew into the
fields; the flies crawled again on the
wall; the fire kindled itself in the kitch
en and cooked the meal; the meat broil
cd again, and the cook gave the boy a
b>x on the ear, so that h cried, and the
maid briskly picked the hen. And
there was a wedding of the king’s son
with Dornroschen, celebrated in roya
splendor, and they lived happily togathci
to the end of life. |Carhleo.
“ Fetch cn Your Hats!”
Adam Bepler keeps a tavern in Alle
ghany. One rather gloomy evening re
cently. when Adam was in rather a
gloomy hunmr, a stranger presented
himself about bed time, and asked to
stay all night.
“Certainly,” said Adam, eyeing the
rather seedy looking stranger. “If you
take breuklast, it will be youst one dol
“But I have no money.” said the man.
“I am and ad broke, but it you will
“Ah I’’ said Mr. Bepler, “I don’t like
that kind of customers. I could fill
mine house every night mit dat kind,
but dat won’t help me run dis house.”
“Well,” said the stranger, after a
pause, “have you got any rats here ?”
“Yes,” replied Adam, “you’d better
believe we have. Why, the place is
lousy mit dem.”
“Well,” rejoined the man, “I’ll tell
you what I’ll do. If you let me have
lodging and breakfast, I’ll kill all the rats
“Done,” said Bepler, who had long
been desperately annoyed by the num
ber of old Norways that infested his
So the stranger, a gaunt sallow, mel
ancholy-looking man, was shown to bed,
and no doubt had a good sleep. After
breakfast next morning, Mr. Bepler
took occasion in a very gentle manner
to remind his guest of the contract of
the previous night.
“What! kill your rats ? Certainly,”
said the melancholy stranger. “Where
are they the thickest?”
“Dey are putty tick in de barnyard,”
“Well, let’s go out there,” said the
stranger. “But stop ! Have you got a
piece of hoop-iron ?”
A piece about fifteen feet long was
brought to the stranger, who examined
it carefully from one end to the other—
expressed himself entirely satisfied with
its length and strength, and proceeded
to the barn, accompanied by Mr. Bepler
and quite a party of idlers who were
anxious to see in what manner the great
rat-killer was going to work. Arriving
there the stranger looked around a lit
tle. then placed his back firmly against
the barn door and raised his weapon.
“Now,” said he to Adam. “ l am
ready. Fetch on your rats I”
How this scene terminated we are not
precisely informed. It is said that, al
though no rats answered the appeal of
the stranger.Mr. Bepler began to smell
one pretty strongly at this juncture, r.nd
became very angry. One thing is cer
tain. and that is that the new boarder
was not at Adam’s table for dinner, nor
lor any subsequent meal. He had sud
denly resolved to depart, probably to
pursue his avocation* of rat-killing in
Information Worth Having.—
A Dutch woman kept a toll-gate. One
foggy day a traveler, asked : “ Madame,
how far is it to B —?” “ shoost a leetle
ways.” was the reply. “Yes, hut how
far ?” again asks the traveler. “ iShoost
a little ways,” more emphatically.—
- Madame, is it one. two or three, four
or five miles ?” The good woman in
genuously replied. “ I dink“ it is !*'
Down the Mississippi.
( haracteristic Scenes on a River
A LITTLE GAME OF POKER.
ou cannot see now. as we did ten
years ago, the cabin tables surrounded
by planters, merchants and politicians,
calling themselves gentlemen, who would
gamble from morning till night, and
again till morning, staking, and often
losing their entire fortunes. We do
not now encounter the elegant, gentle
manly, professional gambler, who was
accomplished in every way, and not
least in the use of the pistol and bowie
knife. U ell educated, fascinating,
gentlemen were they, whose hands were
again and again stained with the blood
ol their fellow-creatures. All this class
of men are hardly to be found in the
south-wesfc in this goodly year of our
Lord 187 0. The war did splendid
scavenger work in sweeping them into
the other world. And the young men
now coming into life, who would have
been such as they, find a better exist
ence in working for their daily bread.
The gang of gamblers who are our com
panions on this trip belong to altogether
another class than those whose places
they fill These are what the panel
thief is tn bo bank burglar, what Burns
is to Morrissey. It is amusing for your
experienced traveler to watch the tricks
and schemes of these miserable wretches
One of them is short, rather carries
under his plug hat a cunning, greasy,
smooth-shaven face, which has small,
ferret-like eyes in it, and a red. snub
nose, like a carbuncle, imposed upon it
This man is called the “Judge,” and is.
T believe, the leader of the gang, al
though another fellow in common clothes,
with a wolfish, cowardly countenance,
gives the clue to all their doings. The
third thief of the party is small in sta
tue with black mustache, and an assum
ed woe-begonc look. It is he who. in
their make believe games, bets wildly
and largely, who almost always loses,
gets nn«rrv. and appeals tn the lookers
on. The f >urth of the squad looks like
an honest tradesman, who ought to be
in better business than b'tt’ng.
One day these gentlemen were pi a v
ing at poker, which is a favorite gam
for their nefarious purposes. Tlu; “Car
pouter ’ —we will give them such name:
ns describe them best—had dealt »■ For
ret-eyes ” a hand of three kings and
seven and eight of clubs. To “ Wolf
mouth ” he gave three accs and a nine
and ten of hearts. With these hands
and “ Wolf-mouth ” be
gan to bet and brag in the most excited
way, t- lk’ng to each other. app"-ling to
the crowd, and getting up an enthusiasm
pretty much as the clown and ring
master do in the circus, shouting and
running in order to make the audience
believe that the In.rse which the equiu
queen” is riding is going fearfully f st
when it ,c HI •• shun, gotten up for
effect. Such was the excitement about
our steamboat gaming-table
“ I see your twenty dollars and go
fifty better,” shouts “ Ferret-eyes.”
“I see your fifty and go ten better,”
screamed “ Wolf-mouth.”
“ I see that, and make it one hun
dred,” cries “ Ferret-eyes.”
At this point there was a dead paus ■
and silence, broken in an instant b
“ W o’f-UKuHi ’ vU L 'N r *''eh’Pe
ly to the by-standers with the remark :
“Gentlemen, I’m biowed if I ain’t
Meanwhile moving *r nnd ?h tab!©
there was a peaked, sandy-haired man,
who has on board forty mules, which he
is taking to Memphis. This fellow had
seen b -tli hands, and knew that “ Wolf
couth ’ had the stronir en ds. Just at
this moment he caught the gambler’s
eye, who continued :
“ Ks 1 had a mule, wouldn’t l sling
him, ears and all, atop o’ that pile?”
“ You kin bet one of my mules,” w r as
the answer of “ Sandv-hair.”
“Mill you take the mule?” cried
•‘ Wolf-mouth ” to •• Ferret-eyes.”
“ \ es,” answered the other, asking
the “ Carpenter.” as he had a right t<
by the laws of the gauic, for two card.-
in a place of his seven and eight of
clubs. That obliging gentleman at once
complied, giving him the fourth king
and an ace. “ Wolf-month ” did not
ask for more. They showed their hands.
“Ferret-eyes” swept in the pool, and
“Sandy hair,” to his dismay, bed lost
Niagara is no longer the most w n
derful of cataracts, its rival has been
discovered in British Guian *. in S nth
America. ’Jh two }-J!s • \
s ven hundred and seventy feet and an
other of fifty. r lhe volume of water
passing over these fails is seventy-eight !
feet deep and three hundred feet broad ;
during the dry season. The colon if i
government of Guiana is arranging i. j
cilities for visitors.
A lady, who. though in the An hi
of life, hid not lost all and; ms of ii.-
Spring. said to Jerrold. “I cannot im :e
--ine what makes mv hair turn gnv. I
sometimes fancy it must be the j
of rosemary with which my maid is in
the habit of brushing it. What do you
think ?” “I should be afraid, madam,’ i
replied the distinguished dramatist, drv- !
ly, “that it is the essence of thyme.”
A three year old youngster gaw a ,
drunken man tack ing through the street, j
“Mother,” said he, “did God make that
man ?” She n plied in the affirmative, j
The little fellow reflected for a moment. !
and then exclaimed, "I wouldn’t have |
Oldest Western settler—The sun, of j
A Romantic Incident#
The Springfield, 111., Rc,jistu\ of the
In a flourishing city near litre there
i resides a family of high social paition
1 and wealth, which is blessed with
daughter nineteen years of age. This
young lady received a careful education,
graduated with credit last. .Jh»h\ and re
turned to her home. Almost immediate
ly she made the acquaintance of a young
widower of her native town, anil fell
deeply in lore with him. It is due f »
the gentleman to sav that he did nut en
courage in any manner this sudden pas
The infatuation of the young hidv
was so great that she took no pains to
conceal it. and being remonstrated with
' hy her family, she boldly persisted it?
i avowing her love. At the solicitation
of her friend* the gentleman had an in
terview with her in the. presence of her
mother, and represented to her. in the
most gentle and respectful manner, that
her passion could not be returned, anu
bogged her to abandon it for her own
sake and the credit of the family, of
which he was a close friend. In this
interview the gentleman unfortunately
announced that be was soon to be mar
ried to another lady.
At this time the young lady became
furious, and exhibited a state of feeling
which resulted in a complete aberration
of mind. A physician was at once
called, and after a few days treatment at
her home, it was found necessary to send
her to the State Asylum for the Insane.
This was accordingly done. The poor
girl, who had so recently exhibited an
unusually active and brilliant mind, was
now a complete wreck, and alternated
between fits of the deepest melancholy,
during which she* could not he induced
to speak, and spasms of frenzy, durin*_r
which she had to be pinioned, lest she
should do herself harm.
iliis was her condition in the asylum,
and gradually all hopes of her cure were
..bandoned, when suddenly she disap.
peared. During the third week in Au
gust, she. in company with a number of
other patients, was in the grounds of the
asylum, taking air and exercise, and
when the others returned to the house,
she was missing Search was immediate*
ly made, but without success, and. tho’
the officers of tlie institution and her
now doubly afflicted family, spared no
pains to find her. she was as Completely
lost as if the ground had swallowed her
U P- .
Six weeks passed, and, as suddenly as
she had disappeared, she reappeared one
rainy evening, after dark, at the doors
of the asylum, and was immediately tak
en in. The astonishment created by
her appearance, alone and in the night,
was doubled when she was found to be
perfectly sane and in complete bodily
health. Her story was soon told. She
could remember nothing, except that
she found herself the day before in the
woods, alone, W'ith her clothing in tat
ters. and herself ravenously hungry.—
She mad'* for the nearest road, and, bv
inquiring her way and walking all night
and all the next day. arrived at the asy
lum safely. It being quite apparent
that she required no further treatment,
she was at once returned to her family.
It has since been learned that the
young lady wandered away into the
woods and subsisted upon berries as she
could find, and that she occasionally
went to a neighboring Farm-house, where
the family kindly gave her bread, it
seems strange that this family did not
think it necessary to report the fact of a
strange girl wandering in the woods, in
order that she might be cared for. and
we have no idea why they did not do so.
The house physician of the asylum is of
the opinion that the exposure and
chauge of diet are the direct causes of
the restoration of the young ludv to
health of body and mind.
A traveler may go all over the c mi
nent of Europe, of Asia and Africa,
without seeing any man, except an
American offer to “treat.” and the
Frenchmen are quite social enough, hut
when they turn into a to sip their
wine and branched coffee together, eaoh
man pays for his own. When two Her
mans. long separated, meet, they will bu
very likely to embrace, and then to turn
into an adjacent beer cellar, sit down
and drink lager and eat pretzels, and
chat, hut when they part again, each
man settles his wn score in depot) k ntlv.
So in Italy. The Italians r pr v ri :-
ally merry and *nercu b
pays tor ms > tie, tnatdm u n.
gars. I hey nc*er go into each o:;
pocket b ks the sacred u; me t
tr epdsh ?•. They would as soon th;iil>
f trao fcrrir.g to each other then w .
or . oman s bids.
i he preposterous fashion of trc-’tmu”
is r spoilsihie o r the terrible and nk :i
--uess in America Th w . ’
httie need oi te» .
like' work f.r V 1 iV
there is in ericai y. V? * •] *
»i iii s pernicious o*-. m ,s *■
most ridiculous, the m * , -wAu?; :
and the ni> st prstih rr ea. u n t
laid its tyranicuj haad-> •. • .
In the hour of distres- ml r
the eye of every mortal turn r.. fnt-n .
ship; in the hour of gladu*.:-' o. c n
viviaiity’, what is our want ;*
friendship. When the heart «*v ill mh
with gratitude, or any other sweet and
sacred sentiment, what is the word to
which it would give utterance? My
Texas has anew game in cards.—
One holds a revolver, the other holds the
A coroner holds the inquest.