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Om topy, Urea aratha,
piTTsnono', Chatham co., x. c. January 3, is4.
O. ( rraiftlMouUiHflooitrtwm
A Christmas Carol.
Thara'a a to iK in tha air!
Ttiare'a a at ir in the Vy'.
Thoru'a a mother' deep prajror,
An I a bah 'n low orj!
And tho Hmt raiiit ltd fira wtaila tha banutiful
Fur Uiu manger of Bahlehein oradloa a kin;!
There' a tnmnlt of Joy
O'er ilia wonderful birth.
For the Virjjin's awcpt b j
It ilia Lord ol ilia earth.
Aye! tli star r iu it lira and the (mandrill
For tha manger of ltelldi hem oradlea a king I
In the light ot tlmt star
l. i' th" iigi a iiim nile I ,
Ami tlml mn(( from titur
llii'nwifit over tho woild.
Kvoiy Ih'hiIIi it aflame, and the linmlifu'
In Ilia linniP4 of the Diliom that J.aul i
Wo rijnire in the light,
An I wu uclio the Bong
That coidkh (1 iwn throuch th rig' t
Kkhii thu licuvi'iily thnuij.
Aye! nil liO'it to Ihn lovely cvani'l they
And wt t eo: In hie rrudle our Pnviuni' mid
J. U. Il,,llni.l
THE GULDEN GOOSF.
A tllKISTMAS LKOKND OF THE KAIfl.V j
DAYS OF NEW VOKK. !
Iii the year 1619, two hundred and ,
eventy-two years ago, and eleven
5 ears before the Mayllower landed the
Pilgrims at Plymou'h Itock, Henry
Hudson, an Knglishman, in command
of tho Put h ship Ilalf-moi n, entered
the magnilicent h.irbor of New York,
and was the first European w ho nav i
gated the bountiful river now known
by his name. The history of his
voyage up tltt river to the present site
of Al: any is too familiar to repeat
here, and it is suilicient to Fay that his
discovery resulted in the Dutch claim
ing thu territory, which they named
New Netherlands, and tho present site
of New York the-y tailed New Am
sti-rdam. The growth of the colony in
New Amsterdam was not ra;id si
that in l'ij 1. when its name was
diange I to New York by tho English,
who had tn!:en it fr.in the Iuitch,
there was a population of only fifteen
hundred people, and speaking i Ightecn
'lifferent languages; and n jvv the pi pu
lation is 1.-J61.000. and all the known
I'ingues of the world are spoken here. ,
The prosperity of New York dates '
from the arrival in l'il? of the bravo
mid honest Peter Stay v.sant, the last
if the Dutch governors.
Among the many Dutchmen who
ramo from Holland was one Peter
Van Arsdale, a for trapper, with his
wife an I a daughter, whose name was
Wilhelmina. I'dteen years of age, and ;
instantly acknowledged to be the very
prettiest girl in the settlement. Van
Arsdale was an independent and eccen- i
trie man, and though poor, was very i
honi stand very religious, and all his
interest seemed centered in the happi
ness of Wilhelmina. Soon after his
arrival he purchased front Governor
rduy vesant a tract of land lying beyond
the creek or i ami!, which is now ( an.d
street, and erected a substantial log -hut
upon the eii''t spot where the St.
Nicholas hotel now stands. Peter Van
Arsdale pursued li is vocation as a trap
per of beavers along the creek and the
hores of the Hudson, assisted by the
heautiful Wilhelmina, who was his
ronstant companion, u n molest e I by
Hie Indians, who were his only neigh
hors, for his hut was far away from
the fort and the settlement of New
Amsterdam, which in thoso days did
not extend beyond Howli.ig Groen.
When Peter had accumulated beaver
pelts enough to pay for the trip, he
would go il iwn to the settlement with
them for sale or t rathe for whatever he
tood in need. On these trips he was ,
generally accompanied by Wilhelmina,
who had attracted the attention of a
yoiiLg New Amsterdam merchant, and
who had fallen desperately in love with
her.and upontho declaration of his ardor
was delighted to find that it was fully '
reciprocated by the lovely girl.
Matters had progr ;ed for some j
time between tho young lovers, when j
Peter Van Arsdale was informed of :
the affair, and instead of raving, as
some fathers would have done, he took
a very sensible Dutch view of the i ase,
and finding that the young merchant
was worthy of Wilheliuitia's affection,
and that they really loved each other,
lie consented to their betrothal; but he
was oui elled to postpone the mar- j
ri.ce for an indefinite tine, for the rea-
son that under the old Dutch laws no J
maiden could he married unless
she was possessed of a lo.ver, i
and Peter Van Arda!e had no i
flower to give his daughter except an 1
tmeitain lot of beaver pelts, and tiny
were not suilicient toc.unply with the ;
legal standard of the Dutch dowers. j
This obsta. lo was a distressing dis
couragement to the young lovers, but 1
none whatever to the sturdy eld traj
per, who said he had faith in his patron ,
s tint, who was none other tha St ;
NithoU (or SanU ( laus ) to whom he j
vowed he would pray each night
and mtwninjf until he sent hint a
duwor for his daughter, mid so faith
fully did ho keep this word that he
never missed praying to St. Nicholas
each night and morning, so that it ho-
came a matter of public notoriety to all
the inhabitants of New Amsterdam,
ami many ridictilctl him, and among
the most prominent suocrorss was a
certain dealer in furs named Jacobus
Van Voditen, a clnso-l'sto 1 old fellow,
to whom Van Arsdale sold many pelts.
Whenever IVtor vent to dispose id his
slock to the old fur ib nl 'r h would
chafe I'eter ly t.niiit itiirlv inquiring
whether .SI. Nicholas ha I answered his
piayer and s"iit him a dower for his
"Xo, no," t!ie tr.ij.i would au-.vvor
cheerily; "hut he will at t he proper
time. Wilhelmina w ill he only eighteen
m t Uirbtiim.s. and a! "i t that time
St. Nicholas will .vend me the present
of her dower." " J " I - - hanl-I'stod old
do aler would sucerin ly I i and call
I'ttkT a fuol, and tdl hit'i his prayer
Would never bean were I, an 1 that liis
daughter, in co;m pam . v a;!d die
an old maid.
Xow. the oil fiirrcT ";iri 'cchten
had gn at de.diugs wilh i lie Andreas
Van Tcrwillcgcr, who was an oM miser
and a iiinitey-leiiilcr, an I who ha I a I
v anei d mi .hey to ,ri Voi hton at larye
int re.'-i to buy fn.s; and to make uji
the interest and to fret large prof.U in
hi furs, Van Yi' lr.ca. in turn, newr
hesitated to cheat tie- pi or trappers
who sold him pelt :. a!ld !.i:S
victims whom he ha I sw in '!: 1 ico . t,
was poor, homst Piter ':i!! Ar !
n t 1st of Dcci :ol er. lt-.:.n. there
was a large aeec'i:.! . atciie;;- l.i t v n
'a;i Titw illeg. r and Van V. ! t. n, the
latter being gdaiiy in I. is ihbt as h
had borrowed an iii.inen-e at nit of
gold from him to piird,.! .-pelts, iuid
he consequently ha 1 a large stock on
bun '. bee. ins no i hiti had li. en i halter
ed iu iiany week.-, to sail lor I'uiope;
so he h i 1 plenty i f j i r . Imi no g' 11.
IJe.-i.i's owing tin- oid i:i..icy-lcn lor.
Xn: Ve-litt-ii w.is al-o Hide! to 1 to
I'eter Van Arsdal. an 1 otheis; and as
matters we.-e gettiit hot for him. h
l.tdliluily promise I tli.il if tho ottier
nu n hants wic.id liartor in ship, ho
would do s, l,v ( ;i ,-imas hinis- If. and
thereby ra's ne m y and li-jtiidati his ;
debts by the new -.ir. :
Pcttr Va;- A r !al-.w
-,vvho was a atient
nun. w a oti. .1 the lir.-.t who said he
would wait, i nt ho had iu tic- mean
time determine I to call upon th old
miser on ('mi.t'.n n live with furs
enough to eoah.c him to get money :
Mi!li icni f,,r h.ni to pir i !iase a t hr s-
mas gift tor V iiht lmimi and a few
things f u- his p, ,. .. iie.
the day o i-t',.r.--iin;i
up his j .i.l.. an-1 t'.e.i
prayed ! -rvci'.tly lo .si
prosper h to a:. 1 o u
line he made
kneeiin?, ho i
Nicholas to ,
send him a
dowi v pre
r his daughter; and.
ki sing Wilhelmina, whom he request
ed to stay at ho.no wit h her mother,
and tellin ; t'c old lady to bo of good
cheer until his return, ho set out with
his pack of Inrs. assuring them he
would b" b.ed iu tho m uriing with
Some good new., and they would have
a merry hnsttnu-;.
He start'd down tho narrow trail,
for there was no Kroii Iway then, and
a' lie trudged along ho alternately
sang a! -out old Adm.ral Von Trump, ' in all New Amsterdam, ami w hen he
who had swept the seas with his i had had it killed and drawn, lie stuffed
nautical broom, and praying that St. : it I, ill of gold coins, covering the
Nicholas would not forget about tho amount he owed the old money-lender,
dowry. Peter arrived in the settle- ; and then neatly sewed it up and sent
nient which then clustered around I it to him with the pretended message
the Hattcry. just its the tallow dips j that it was a gift from St. Nicholas
and rush lights were l. ing lighted Mip using that when tin- old fdlou
in the "Heaver Tail Tavern," then discovered the t ri k he would have a
the only resort for the wayfarer in 1 good laugh. The so pud shows there
New Amsterdam. After partaking were surprises all around, and the de
of some crullers and lighting his ; Mendunts of Peter Van Arsdal-, who
long-stem I pipe, and without wait- ; live in New York to this day, tell the
ing for supper, he went directly to story of the beautiful ancestress, 'Wil
see the old miser and offered him helinina. and the golden goose, and the
his furs, telling him he dnt not wish legend has passed into the truthful
to dispose nl them to Van Yechten, i Dutch history of New Amsterdam.
because he could get no money,
which he must haw- that night.
The old miser curs-si Van Veohten
bitterly, ami said if he did to t pay
him the money he oweil him soon, j
he would be ruined, and then driving I
a hard bargain with Peter Van Ars
dale, he told him he was going to
surprise him by making him a pres
ent. This announcement almost took
the breath from th" trapper, and this i
Is the way it came about: Tho ol I !
money-lender saal lie had sent to
Jacobus Van Veohton that vi ry
morning for his money for the last j
time, threatening him vv.th law, an I j
that Van Vechteii. instra I of sen ling j
I im the money, and to add insult to :
injury. Pal snt him a great, f it I
giMise, with a message that St. ;
Nicholas had tol l him to send it to J
him as a Christinas gift, and that ho i
was fo enraged ,i this deception of ;
Van Yeoi.teti th.it he nUint to
;ust the joese out ;n the r.-a I when
the trapper i atne in and he said that :
as Van Vechten had sent the goose to '
hio In the name of St. Nicholas, as
much as to say that he (Van Terwlll
gor) was a goose, it occurred to b!m at
tho instant to give it to Peter Van
Arsdale as a present from St. Nicholas,
' as ho knew heiiravod tu tho saint; and
so tho goose, which was a big, fat one,
indeed, was duly transferred to the
possession of Peter Van Arsdale, who
accepted it with words of true thanks.
I'eter was so overjoyed with his good
lin k that after purchasing sonio stuff
for a gown for Wilhelmina and sonic
triukcU for his wife, and after iait, ik
ing a ! arty .-mi pjicr at the Half-Moon
tavern, the night being cold and dear,
ho trudged homeward. When he
reached his cabin ho was almost ready
! to fall down with fatigue, for the goo-o
, was the lc aviest ho had ever carried
. He found tha. his wife and daughter
,' v. ero fa,t a.sleej, so ho thought he
. would play a trick upon Wilhelmina,
,m ist,.Hi f putting the Ktuff for tho
gown near her sticking, which she had
1 huntr mi Ht tho eliimii.-v coiner for St.
Nieinlasto liil, he placed the goose
there, and wrote on a slip of psiper,
"d. Nii'hcilH sends this goose as a
dower and a merrin Christinas fir
W.llieliiiiiia,"ani vvitli a merry twinkle
in his eve nud a hanpv heart, alter
1 thanking St. Nicholas for the goose, he
(jiiietly slipped intu bed, and was soon
in a blissful ideep, and knew nothing
again nut I the early dawn, when he
heard the merry voice of Wilhelmina
calling him to come immediately i:nd
.me the ili'vvt r ;t. Nicholas had sent
her. nod her light laughter was such
as lie had never heard before. So he
soon arose with Ins good wife, and
Wilhelmina tail and embraced them
ami kissed tln-ni. and wishing them a
merry Christinas, and taid the would
soon be married, for M. Nicholas had
at last answered her father's prayers,
an I conducting her parents to the
kdehen she pointed to the great, fat
goose lying on the table, completely
suir-.umiw 1 by iuiiuenso heftp.s of ght
tei ing, gold coins.
Peter Van Arsdale gazed in confused
won derm nt at th- sight, as though iu
a dream, while Wilhelmina explained:
' I found the goose this iimrnin.', wi'h
st. Nidiol.t ,' not", aril I brought
it out hi re, thankful to hav e even such
a git', ate! 1 immediately commenced
to pr.-pai it for our Christmas dinner.
.fter I had singed it I pla-ed it on tho
table, tor it was verv heavv. ami when
Ithn: t tho kniftt into it something
hard was hit. I nimlc a long incision,
and then lifted tho goose up to see
what strange thing had struck the
knife, when out ilowed n i t golden eggs.
hut all tin so heaps of golden coins, an I
so St. Nicholas has answered your
praver; end I'll soon be married."
Now. to end this true Christmas
legen I, which happened in old New
York two hundred and thirty-two
years ago, it must be told how this
go so tamo to nive the shower of col l
lor Wilhelmina, and made her tho
happy bride f the young Amsterdam
merchant. It happened iu this wise:
On that Christmas ev e, Jacobus Van
Veehtcn had sin -reeded in chartering a
ship, and had received a large advance
in gold on his st ick of furs from the
old Dutch skipper who commanded tho
craft, and Jacobus thought ho would
give the oil misrr.Andreas Van Terwil
ieger, a genuine su.'prise, an 1 so he
bought the biggest goose he could find
only the insignia of the Society of St.
Nicholas, instead of being a cock, as
seen on the weather-vane of tho St.
Nicholas hotel, should bo a big, fat
(, olden (loose,
I'rnr ami Tnenty It lark hint.
There is often a great deal of sense
in the Mother loose rhymes.if only we
know what is intended to be taught by
thi-m. A writer in (r hl-u A'.v thus
explab s the story of the "four and
twenty blackbirds." The birds are the
twenty-four hours. The bottom of the
pio is the earth, and tho top crust the
sy that overreaches it The opening
nf the pie is il; n of day, when the
birds begin to sing. "The King sitting
in the parlor counting out his money,"
is the sun, an I tie golden pieces that
s',ip through his lingers are the golden
sunshine. I he (Jueen in tho kitchen
is the moon, and the honey vvitli which
she relishes herself is the moonlight.
The it. aid is the day dawn and the
clothes she hangs out are the clouds;
while the bird who "nips off her nose"
is the hour of sunrise.
OrmlifH of the Klliny Tribe m-IIIi a
A writer in tho Philadelphia Timm,
writing of his experiences among the
lisherinen of Marhlehead, says:
"Among the tlshes hero that utter
sounds are tho dogfish, the dinner,
angler, etc. The former, as might bo
expected, utters a short hark, sot no
thing like that of a tlog. Iu all about
fifty fishes are known that have a lan
guage. Our skipper informs us that
when ho was 'a-vvhalin" he lias heard
whales cry out, ami that blacklish utter
a strange sound is a common belief
along tho cia-t, but as thoso are
mamma's it might lit' expected. It is
dillicnlt to determine i.ow the soun 1 is
made. In some it is due to the n--t i- n
of the pneumatic tin t and sw iinmiug
bhtdder, while in others it may be mad"
involuntarily by the lips or the phaiyu
geal or intontiail!u:'y bone. Iu the
curious trigla that one of ' patty
landed th" swimmlng-bla hb-r has a
diaphragm and niuscies for opening
and do ing it. pr. duolng a gentle, mur
muring sound. In too cat Fishes, thai
are noted lail.er.s, the sounds an: pro
duced by their forcing air from the air
bladder into the a sophagas. Tliis is
iilsoth"cas" with the col, whose i oh e
is said to be llm n.iist mil nai "' ad
lishrs, having a mitallic trill to it.
Pei haps Ihi lotidi:. t-voieed lish is tie-,
grunt -a lish o! tho genus llo tul',n
their noise hav inj been h ard two
hcrdred feet away.
"That fishes uttered Memls was web
known to the a!ieii-:i'-. Ari.loile
mentions a lish by the name i,i choiro-.
or pig. as inhabiting the 1,'iver i bt ir,
iu the Moditerr.iui an, and : ' 1 1 iu t o:.e
of tho lisbe., thai hi'.ve t'-.i- j,ovv- i!
emitting sounds, 'hi a v'si' to I'. ti -carla,
on the north ca ,,f (.'eyl-ui.
Kmersoii Tenm-nt In ard Woieh i i ui
tales of musical .ounils that wire
alleged to i-suo from the, bott-j I' tie
lake, and on IliO lake, in a boat, on
i aim night, ho di-.tile t!y heard, h"
fays, the souiiiis. They nunc up Irom
the water like t lio gentle thrills f a
musical chord or the faintist iiira
tions of n wine-glass w lieu i's riia i.-i
rubbed by a wet linger. It was not
one. sustained note, but a multitude of
tiny sounds, each dear .eel distant in
itself. In thu days of oM Home cel.,
were believed to talk, an I the hmpi-ror
Augustus professed I" undci and
their language. The loudest sounds
are made by the pagonia-. or druui-iish,
and the prionotus, lalh-.i the pig-lish
on the Jersey coast, because of the
loud croaks it gives titb r ini-o to when
drawn to the shore in le t- Profo-sor
ltaird, who investigated this, has e
pressed tho opinion that the sounds
came from the belly of the lish. The
maigre makes a strange, ooing noise,
not unlike a moan, acc- n p-triio.l by a
sharp croak, which has I ei-ri heard at a
depth of two hundred feet. Another
g' nus of this fish is calii I by tho Ital
ians corvo, or crow. Th" sound of a
bell, which is occasionally heard from
the depths ol the Me Id- ri .mean Sea. is
attributed by some to the oi'.-o, while
others think that shelly iieillusks pro
duce these singular - . m i ol.s. I he
sleeper iu his berth has often been
startled by the peculiar to uses made by
the drum-fish on our own coast, and
Sir John Hichardson says tiiat. he was
prevented from sleeping by the noise
made by these fish when uf the coast
Lieutenant John White also says
that on his voyage to China, wl.cn his
ship was anchored at th" mouth of the
Hiver Camboya, the sailors were much
astonished at the curious sounds that
issued from the w ater, n si-iniding the
bass of an organ mingled with the
tones of a tell, the croaking of an
enormous frog and the dang ot an im
mense harp. These sounds swelled
into a gentle t horns on both snles of
the ship and were attributed l y the in
terpreter to a school of lish. A simi
lar occurri nee in the South Ma was
described by I!. iron Humboldt. The
sailors were gn-a' ly terrified at a' out
seven o'clock in the evening by an ex
traordinary noise iu the air. like the
beating of tambourines, followed by
sounds which resemble I the e-iape ol
air from boiling li pud. At ! n'llmli
these strange sound-, who b, it was
judged proceeded from a s Imol of
Seioenoides, leased. The gl, ,'ard shad.
known scietit li. iilly a- the loros.una,
utters a distinct, vibratory, whining
soun I. Tite mullet utt.-r. a di-tinct
note, often fpiite proh.n;ed. and a -coinpanied
by a ihsi hinge of a,r
bubblcs. The Ocean lull of Life.
The fact is revealed that everywhere '
in tho lowest depths the ocean is full :
of life, as proven l y observations taken
it three hundred and sit.-t wo stations.
in travt rsing a route of nearly Ti'.ooo 1
miles. The physical conditions or the :
ocean, as to depth and teniperature, de
termine the variety which may exist in
any particular locality. Much valuable
information has been gathered respect
ing the configuration of the earth's sur
face, often refuting theories heretofore
accepted as fact. 'I he coral idand . of
tho Pacific Ocean are aceustoinc 1 l i
ribo in many instine-s irom depths
in li greater than are found in th -Atlantic,
while the latter has agio, it.
submarine i idge extending through it
at an awiage depth of two utiles, with
a trough on either . ido from throe tu
four miles deep.
The Pi Diliiclbiii of (bilnlne.
'i ho next, "top in th" n li' ' ' i:i' i
r.'ons si'-kne.-., on t h grau-l . .li - vv a
the e.t!,eti. n of tin- alkaloid qnilol.'
from tltu i ,ii. ho;, .j.i ark. The povv-den-d
bat k wa : md only cry unpala
table, but it was eiiuii r his toiarrv
and disp' use, ami, although thopnii i-
pin of the nunc ly reli.aine I ttio :r-:e,
it has proved of mii'i.'el, -iia'cr i-r-vi'-o
in the bam of qiuniiie, and in i'.1,
form of the cheap alk.ilol kil l.il .'
known in llengal a - '-piiuet uiu." II"'
1,1st i vtt a' t i"H of .in ali.alo'd W .1 a:
tho ease ol morphia, In-nt oj i!mi. in
l'-o'i ; the iii-eo- erer was an a1 Hieca
i v of lla.iiein, v !c v, a re' .ifilf-d i-.:'
or better 1 1 - -: -1 t: i l-r.i-"i pi;-' r i (
tii.i! t"uti. lor t'i" I i el" li a- a ! ny
l il lll l S . '.tc-l loill t O. 'I I
I ran s. ' . urn., no w .b.-i ver ii iu
s'n by t:- I ii-ii. I, i h..;,ii-i - I . U-.--a'.
I Civ e:.l -it. Th" s.-iet,, . - .. i ,m,i
b -ln'iv an I pr.t ' a :tl !" -'i ' . "f i lieiu
ist ty an I pr ti 1 al phanii.i ', m t:o?
all c tii-ern. I '. the r- ! f Ihi
la-.-' in- ,:!'!.! - i i -k- -. i ti'
eolaliierc" ol It., . . i I ! t.do Ii c !i
i In,;, a m he,.!. ...-: 1 !,.-. - ay- li'.". I !'t I
tat i"ns oi' II.-' tret - t o' uii '."'. rt i ' I i
be mUlie I I I'- H" I I." ' ol 1 -1,1 .HI i
lea. 'I I " al f I a ci . !': I a I. I':,-
ported ili'o I i -'-:' I alo:.' i i 1 '-'-' "
lie ir!. tv.i I, oil I. - t' ,'l.M'V I ill on.-
inal a;,d ti -'- e ;!!, "i. !
camp l a-1 1 t .1 .-:' l ' - ' !' I ii" At: !
Pi t il i t li; a . : i e i '-al1 h, : : -I -i
Mill 'r a'", : i '.m-.u h an II,
le w Jilaut.it .ot: ' !: '!: A.'c!'.. Ill i'o
livia. 1 ho I ml . ;n Co i n...,'-; t I... .
( - . v ely eii. 1 1 -. at' d t i " bai k it a l-c "
sc. ile in t!.- Ndghir! Md.s iriM.e.Mj
and more nr. i,!Iv a' I '.ai,,il.lig iu th
Himalayas wh..- a cp.w. .,f piive
laritel'.S il.le . II ".( I ill the f. of;.
It rprisii in i oorg. 1 1 av on :, and -
1.-II. l ie- D-i.' it . r im ::'.
were tl.e ioii'-'-rs ol ci;e uotia cult
Vat ion, have fo :lid the c!j-,.,,te a:.d t-u
of .lava v. i II ada; '. ! t r th- -,'Oc.
and varic! a-s uf 1 1 e.--. ui.,-t i ii h in qui
nine. Jamaica is the i r -t la id tr
vvhi' h this new md '.. r .ui u using in
du.Jrv has i--.ten led.
1 In- Create t Cat lliiia!.e.
Tie- most violent- arlh'i'i il-'-- 1 f mod
em limi's vwis thut '.vha-h in 17' "i vis
ited I ish'.n. the caj -it.il of Portugal.
The grf . t r pint ot the biiii'iiiigs vv ro
throw ii ih.vv ii. tenible i ha -riis oi no k
and swallowed habitation and e j 1".
The city ha I then a i -pul.it. . .c of s
on '. Tic ih' .ck w as in- 'ant ly follow ed
by the fail of every chun h in I con
vent and must ol the j.iiblie biuid.ags,
an I more l h.iii mi--'I'l.u ti-r o! to shoj-s
and private i'.vvi !i.ng.- The event or
curred on a I "ly dav, when the. hurt li
es and conven'- i. lull ot j.c-u.ie.
very few of : h..;i ' reaped. Thee'ith
opeiii'd an I she' bll" the nil's
enormous vi-e. An iti',!.t! -i t.-rn-r
st'led ujioll th" e who w. .-etiot :ir-taiit
ly killed Co add tothe".i,,ten,a-io:i.
ii cotifia.ru' i"n ! ,--iko "tit on iiii soles
and raged lor thn o da;:- More ti, an
;;o,iji i) peoj.e j cri-h-d. 'I ho shock of
this earthquake wa-. felt away up
among the vwi-s icoutita n-. "ti t!ie
Coast of 1 1 reeiil-itid, at tie I .,, ri.a does,
at iibrait,ir. an I alon.'tho bore, of
the Med:t"l t .mean. l.i -1 1 1 i tin d to
hav o been near t lie i n i r i f si 1 1 it en a
no;,n agitation. It is n-mat 'i.a'-i" t.h.it
although Portugal ha I l ien ku o1. n il.
loiiticr tines as :i:i :-a: thqeake r '...
the groMl I II I I been qua ! I"I lie i "
t loin a huu'li t d y ears
M Chi of the Train.
The p t laureate .-i t.. , . ,.T
M'xllhiJ .'I'll ,!!: h.l- pel n t r.l'ed the
following. "hr stool up iii ahorse
car. That lu.u.i. with careli Ss r.n e .
And oil the bolo i n. be b r Appea'ed
to scan her fact- ITir eyes were l.i: go
and dr. amy. And golden was her ba i
Her , run -on i l.e.-k w.-ie i n-.i uy. An i
he was - p.i.slii ; ta: e. Alone de ieati- d
tii.it suing. Again.-! the shim.;
door. And. all tl.eir .lain is s. orinu-.'.
!.( eyed the it i r o'er. While tin r
she stood re:!"i t ing. 'I he man w.th
(limes and ents. W as bus.lv i ..i i t n r
With iTidusI i y nt 'ti-- . I : t i i In.- j t
vatej oiket, Noilime-. he d.ped that
morn; And. listless trem -w oik' l.
His arms bung down lorl r:i. 'Why-
dies hegaes.. willlvV 'J'iie i let
maiden though'. While, t u ml 'ling hi-
a-h mildly. He mutt.-red 'I am
i aught." Ills stait became so r.g.u,
I he maiih ii was inilespa r. At,. I,
with ii glance mo t Irijid, hc sought
the outer air. Why d.. h r la e l inn
hotter? And why was lie not coop'
He took In r for a 'shelter,' . thoiigl.t
ho was a I', m d."
PEARLS OF TIIOl 'f.IIT.
Failure should be l.'i : stc; pmg- l"iie 1
to succe. 3.
i Who can answer where any ro t l
I leads tor L'filt. i
i Stay not until you are told of oppor
j tunitius to do good; inquire after them. '
i The best rule for good looks is to
keep happy and cultivate a kind dispo- 1
lie always disp!. ;. d at v.h 't tic ti
1 er If - : d .-In- ' . a f::':i what '
1 thou ait in.t ; v ;.. ,, ti 1 aft !
pb ased : I y i If. 1 1 1 1 1 : hi n ;.' '. '..
Of all tl.e tilts ti...t nut '.'to . en "ive i
; us, the lie nil y of remaining :-i! n'. or
. of answering upiopos, i.s peihap the
most useful. j
i In r:tei,rise of rv-ry I ii.i. it id e'- ,
i tcr to losi- the " i,:o by .ii ,..i t ""ii '
! thati a card too I.tt ! : t- r it .-nun I.s
. belter to I e nr.h and .;,i. Ing than i n- !
: orous a::-! i ow .,i.l!y.
Sll'-ee-; i I.i.i, ,, ly lui-.ing two.
. f arts of i i . i n.. a .-t.-i- . . u h t h n e parts
of will, at"l 1 mug iih in the i owl i
of aiub le ii. wi'h t::e .-oooii of Jar. e-
I. aiti'-.' grow son e- pie. It begins
in "l.-.v i,, and e'uls .n iron chains
Tl.e inoie lui in, ss a loan ha- todothe ;
.uore he i.; ,:; '.- t l!CCon.!isii, for he ;
h iirn.s to e. . noini..' bis tiiiio. I
Od llttos In i nr.
Sot: 0 tu 1 e" are, vv .' h ati abititdnnce
of wealth and a tii.r-ting d -.-;( for !
nu'velty, who ill hilge their taste in
odditn-s. A wealthy Ne.v York l.i ly :
last season wore a lull s'-t of lurs of ;
leojiard skin, and not to be outdone,
one of her neigul-us sc ur-d a similar !
set of tiger si in s, an I si., "then boih
of these furs are in :oo ier.it. t t'so. :
The tiger s'en r in pile", ami one
JOriS.in abolll, I '.VO y, ,;: . -inee tj.c ,;,;
ket was comj.l' !"ly evliati -t. d. S a. 10 1
gentleinen wear vest s of thisskia. t:,:is !
following tho e'-een: r..- : tyh-ad .; ted
many years ago by the far-lam"! (ion
era! a'ii Houston, of T0M1-.
Our cnu. mon wild cat is mueh n.-.l, '
being a handsome fur .1! a: 'rate j ri
ces. A. 10.' skunk -I111 1, in Europe ,
they are readily s .1 I tu- trimming ,
i.iU .'.s an ! .'.; e .-, .. but h'T" t liov ttnist
1 , ' . 1
leeoi'.".! l.-'lTIi! S tl . .". l.ol'-r 'Ilig
u ed I . an c-.n I rau.e ext'-nt omi
til.ios !i;.y I ar tl.e Ii 1: 1 "i the A us- I
ttaii i'i 'i::nk, a' ..I ..-: . je.y name to
Slli' '11" i.e.l.loH. !
I'll" lor o I lie I: 'i.l e I at I llillch
us' ! I la k. v. h.t.", .'bote,;- an I tor- j
toi -c-s'.i 11 hav.ng the pieli-rcl.ee. East 1
yi ar I lie l:r "! over l.J'i'.U'lO bouse
e;,t . :is i; . ; i.v tie trad".
M .1'.. y -1: a. e by m 1 lie tins ov er
look" I. and 1 -."' 1 .-k::ts were mm. 1 Ia,t I
i a -on by f irr: rs. Tl.e fur of the ,
Abyssinian iti.itt 1 iiu I like !; te'.nkeys I
an- pri-i.-ri'o k tin-y ! : :g ui"-.! ly us- 1 j
in trim. .liu . la t lo-trmucing ! var-
ments olttimf s a :-,:. st i'le.cr.TU u - s. t '
of iinitu iks ,' ir. ale to !:a. ui'.ui.e. 1
I 'or instance. I'e.nk'-y, skunk and eats
are all ,s I- b- !e n atrimu ing ku'iwn
O'.ly tl p -.''eii.:- is a. Hiring llo seal, j
The sk:tis o i;i s, ni.ee, dog', "pp. s- !
.sum, k:r I" 1 .'ll'.'l lav y:i .: -.li
able, the la ter finding in .cli tl " ill
mull's iii, ! b a . Th" co n hair l.i.'k-t
spe: iil i.iv..r in 1 n r.11 ii.', where it is
mad" in ' ha's. ii.ur of the ox and
,-a.l is u- ', 11, t i , '.:ti ui ..f Woolen
goo Is. t :ir ' k-Ui. v l.:'e b o .'d and
strijied, is in eien.-.any 1 1 '- I a a 1 ma 1-'
into luutf- at: I :"!, and ,!;-.
glii-ei W" c I tlx I' l'-' it as Ala-:.-: -a-LI.-.
Tail. :i a de.!., d pa s -, i. ad
I ily a- t'i.- ..:!! sa.:,.. i i-ane U so ii-kitl
linelv im.!,.' s 1". paid -l..:i. w !..! the
b. .i. 'i l.i.irt' 11 1 ,r.t'-s th" a! le a:. 1 i
sImIis j a - to! lyn . i .1 i.i II "ii
1 luiislira' .-..!is W'-ie !..;. let las' yen, j
,,li.l I '',"' A in. :: ,01 b ir '. :i a:,d j
the i-.ltii" n. in' . r i f i'l', '. r.'ia - w-:.- j
us. d. i v 1 rv yi i.r 1 1 '" ar "d j
' rel, ' '," ''la 1,!', alel I i s i ,r, ely
1 an ii'iiinal that Iris h.i r but v hat j
ll.-ed .n -I'll.'' v. iv. T... he. i'.i r a- j'.e-,
so hugely :-.. I 111 ana i.i a " tariiy
seen here, a, t 'lev a " le lie- I too he ivy
, f,,r thiS I l.il:. .tl' --' I 'I i.,'i A.-...
! The Fuol.
; There are l,i'.:i..t fa'u !ii s in the
' f'nitel t:ites-. An "'-l. .11 w.:,t:ste
ku-vv if anyb'dy can con -, Ive of the
value 1 ! e'.tii a littl" unprov einent on
each oli" of the e Janus in a year, it
savsthat on every larm dorr should
be "more thorough c nit r at h n, lott r
iioj'l'-iii.'lit s, and above all, better care
taken of them ; better ! neos, better
bai ns, better stork, 1" tier homes, and
more home cn ynu n's. more social
gatherings, more family jiienies, in
which the help are nliowed to j artic
ij ate; more products about the farm
f.T boys and girls to have a persona!
interest in morn good books and j'a
j'Cis; more sin lis and fewer frowns;
forbearance; bss inijiatieni'e ; more
pleasant words at home ; more time
tint sunlight in the parlor, and no room
! about tlie house, nor anything about
; '.ho farm "too good" for father, moth
j er, boys and girls to enjoy.
Gnosis at Yule.
I ' ii. -. in.. I , ,,, Ii ( I,, ,.1111 n.-il,
. . I - - ' . e v. i.ti I le.'-v
tin .. . ,t ., n... la I ., q.i .a nil
Hi i ni ili ' .i. pili li..'u Hi" ::loiroli.TnTl
'! i". . n . ! , i, 'I, i I11..I111 uli'-.l tn.
I " 1 . ti,e l.i - ei li l1- .0 I ghi :
I -..( t ... 1. .no ' S-ill, 'l . mj
1 ; 1 f - III ' iiiki -i 1 li'- s.i.OV
I ' : uiu l.i-!l.
W,i l ie III V. UC'lis 111 llll-t
I '' 'j. a 1 1 ine- 1 1 i.,i iii'luM .p.tiie
U' 1, . :i 1 1 i; 1 1 11 : .I n Imi liiin'
I'l" y hi f.ii. e--1 ... c . ,s . 1 in wiui. I p 1 or
.'. i :,:, si. 1 I e ,;'i nl .1111 cl.'i. 111 rhei i :
l::- , it .t , 1 11111.9'' si:t, , toy
1 i i ;. 111 (. inn lo of the ino. kai' inut.
( , '-. i.i i.-e, null f.'l.ristmn hell'
L' ''"I til' lie i il-.lil,
W'hei. (i i. 1 ,q j.,-. J, : tro 1 Mii-onq fun! Hliout.
'. I it' ri.a c iv -e. in- l- ihi iili.'ii''.'
: . t tin- n, eii. i. in a, v.i,.i a,. .1
; . tin- . r en- wi 1 ' -e a .1-1 (. til i-tren-Mi le?
lli.-t:. I I :' 1 l.i.ii. ;,., tiiu.ii. inf
: 'lynii -'
i.t .h-I.-i inf- K-Uh'-ie I liriW.
.'.-." (.' S'l'iiii'in.
Jar, ine I ' iVV ir" Mu-'-r ,w . Miltllhotll
im I i.i
! he pi"piT j lare for o.i!i'i.s;,i'd kids
IS iu I'l'' I C'll 'Ui'.
' !'' i .ty is ,.;in deep." rcinarked the
I ! ! a 1, i's h" ki- ."d his prefty
I ke cat tho.v i.-. over, and n-sthdic
II...:. u i .is ie.,..-l to lotal th"
' : .f.i .- .!." 1 ( it.;:: l.'-d the young
' .Ui '.'.!, I-, T e,. t.,., close to hi-
1 .:.. 'lnl-I'i S10..- are lil.tilig, ns
t g nii' ii, in n iiuuki d vvlii 11 the
i ., ! ui,,! . . 1 .01. ii"". 11 1 :. hi s Hn
's " - ' " . "l. ..( si. tr, ! -h ,1,.-,
". r ? . ' t: e .
VV ,.( 1, 111 e . - "t-,,,1 11 ol y nit" ! r
A . 1 1 . . 1 :. a i.e .'s ! Ii 1 lie 1,1, I'm
'.'.'Mf fry to take fining lo.sons
III . '-". I. h tie..," -aid ill" ;. l.er,
I'l : - .1 .": ' I ,1 I.ti - t , 1 piol' '.1, ' up
' ' h 1 ..!. '.' "
",. ::'.,, 'i.n.-ii.e ci"VMi raw ova
i ." '. o d, n": ; ive e. vi .1, sir: WO
.. "I ' ' ' I'.e." "No, twelve
.'. 'i. I ,, ' I-.. ' e ieell 1 be thirteen
Mr. sj urge, u, 'he famous London
r',i le r, i'- in a ked whether a man
-..! I be a ( I rist ian and b long to n
i :a baud, replied, "'i'i s, I think he
1.1 .!.'; but it won Id I " a V' ly difficult
:: utter f..- histiext dooi neighbor tub
A': y tor will hve t . the ago of
:... ix yea that i-, ;n the sea he
v ..I. Pi th" i" 'a 'i..Ii' the chanees
'! !' agi.n-t him. Sometimes
k .a t .1 I 'tu t.i-u-l:. t l.i- n st;i'.ir;int
:.. a v e.i i a,' time! Put be does
;.e,ii ;-. as lone as he
I lie luiilv I. f.' of Piinco Itisttiiirck.
l.i ,i,a.' !: d 's Ic.i ar. -e 1111! il s or ft
'....i. u: t tues later, especially
vvlou ike li-1' .i-tag is iii .--ess on, says
.1 . o, n oon ; :!. .' - r.biug the daily
!! ..-I th" to" 1.1 in !ui!i eilor. Then
I." s.ps brand , a : 1 self 'or, tikes a
-In.-; -tr-ill. and "u his return goers to
hi- t idy, Whe.-e hi' s.i s 1 nflee, IlibbloJ
at i. : ! I v 1 toa-t and rea Is the
:. " p tin 1 -, wh l" his s'-i retary isojien-.!,.'tl,--l
ttrr-. It -in ir, k, so the under-s.-
i-e'a.'y t"l I inc. opens many (J' tha
i 't. i's !,iui-"l . lie i'loli -sos to do
-; 1 i.eWspap-rs and v riti-is, but the
: . an" - ail know t hat he looks at. ev -ei
v a, i ido. I il , akl.ist i'i .-,ei vd short -
Iv 1 "o a , n ion. and t no family d.110 at
.11 i ui" Pi-man k likes suit boiled
egg- lid ti.ed ("ggsll 'lie broWn, With
ton slice, it lain il'II" to il crisp.
I e -,v ill dot i :it w hi'e broad or any
! :: ! o! Ii, -!i-hake 1 bread. He drinks
! la k ' ..tin- vv.tl.out. 1 1ca.11 or milk,
iu: I it la-h;i - i ooii ui late ho drinks
1. ui or i'n o cups, w itli a small glass of
i i.iiidy inthelirst eup. Mutton chops
.0, I rate bei'L-.teuk Mitt him. but he is
a l.ght eater. His wife an I tl.e child
n n, however, must have dainty dishes,
witii Ir. rh rolls, and remain at the ta
be -an hour, chatting or reading the
I a 11 s. 1 itnner is set out at six o'i lock
in the evening, and unless guests are
j re ent it i.s very plain, but at all other
tins it is a grand affair. IJismarek
1 a's m :it and vig'tal-les and brown
I ..',: 1, I ut his w ife and the children
a.e loud of pa-try and eonfei ti ins.
Ihsiunnk orinks Moselle, Tokay or
Joliaiiiiist'orgc! wines, and occasional
ly 'no ha- a mug f stock lager. tieu-
I'lilll. ' there illeJloin livefo twenty
gui-st, at dune 1. llisniarck remains at
hone in the evening nil ling or wilt
ing, ti rib s- the pcidistag is iii session,
or he h.is to go to Some reception or
eoiifereti e, and tea is served at nud
night. He seldom retires to his be.
olu.mbcr until two o'clock. His room
is not carjioted, but there is a mat iu
tn.nt of the plain bed."