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H. A. LONDON, Jr ,
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PITTSBOUO', CHATHAM CO.. N. ( ., ()( TOHKR 1, 1882.
3th q Ohathnm Record.
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TERMS OF SU3SCRIPTI0M! C) )
Ono dim Nrptemhi r altcrtioon
I aw a maiden sweet aud lair,
Aa through (ho lutlivriiiK twilight K0oin,
lu loosened robe ami flowing hair,
Him watched the cvor-cliaiiKiiiK clouds
Tii f.incy'a caiilli riae ami
And I knew lirr iIhhikIiIh wi re far awin ,
To Love, who on one Htimtfpr day
Tiiiik an apple in Inn lian.l,
Throw it lightly to unit fro;
Thru Huiil "11 it I'.ml.l understand
How you iiml I hail watched il grow.
Would it for us a HuiTrt tell,
Would it for u h llui cli. ii in obey,
lli vml l iih nhn love so noli
When conns llio happy tvcddiiio il iv ; '
Thru In- solicit Ihi' apple's heart;
With cKor finger found the n-td.
"Now HwrrtA.it do not blush ami shut.
Tin re urr hut livi j.t (he indiud !
Tlii hi' ii vo fcpiIh mean livi Jays, mv deal,
For 'tin an oruolr (hat Hpi-akit."
"All, Iovp," bhi' aio-Bi rril, "it is rtctr
Thu oracle intends, il weeks."
Thr jest In Ii iiili rrarni Hl Rrcw;
They spoke 1. 1 mill ia-r hopes aii'l ejien;
Sure never hour hi swiftly lleiv.
M:ii.yllie heart Ilia' with l. n, ..hues
The ilouliiful ilrenun of inline days,
The I Ii . ll 1 .1. ii in I thr joy of lie '.
Happy Hie in. i. I to tthwu ,ovr say..,
C'oiur, be a well-In loved Wife ;
Ami IIiiih (he haiy summer Iihiim
Khe thinks of, all nhiiie, alone;
For l-IiiiI ol'KeniH an. I wi d ling t. lln
1'pull tile ar Will hooii he thrown.
And at the fjl.nl TliiiniiHKnriiijj-tido
A Imppy wilii, not maid, she'll he,
For July's apple oinele
l ive iiioiiiIih, li . t ei ks. have proved to .,.,
THE HARDEST TUG OF ALL
The sun was just beginning to . ink
o.or tho bountiful lulls of .Southern
Bavaria A big ml boarded mm, with
orms bare to tho elbow, stood lit the
door of u 1 it tin mountain inn npon ono
of th higher slopes, wa'ebiug with his
broiul, brown huad arched over his eyes,
a group of live u-n wlio liml just ihsiumI
from tho mass of ilark (rei ti pinns thai;
covered the front of th nppn&ito ridge.
"Ono, two, thrw, four, flvn," e:niutinl
the luiulloril. ' 'I'tii y're nil there imt
llermauo ; but they've fouml no ruiuo,
I can sro. Where can Ilerinunu be, I
womler '! lie won't ci)me back eiuptv
luiidi',1, I'll bo beun l."
'Hi-rruuuti's nto," saiil ono of the
foresterH, "but I warrant ho'il be rouly
for his Hnpper when hn iloes emio."
"And well he may, if he lms fouml
ftny Kaujc, for I can tell you, luils, that
to cany u (juarter of venison from the
Rieseiiberg to my dour, on a ro ihting
day like this, wouhl bo a job for Strong
"And who may Htronf? Schalk be?"'
asked a huuburned jieddlor who was
Hitting betiido the window.
"Who ?" echoed tho landlord, star
i'iir ; "why, brother, you rnUHt be a
Htrnngcr in these iaits to ask that. But
if you want to know about him, all
you've got to eo U to go tlown to Kronz
wcg town yonder and ask uny man,
woman, or child yon may meet abont
'Strong HL-halk,' aud they'll toll you
somnthing that'll astonish yon."
"Aud if that's not enough, " iitrnok in
one of the hunters, with a grin, "let
bim go into Hehalk'w whop and challenge
bim to wrestle, and he'll bo ai-toui.shed
ntill nioreeh, Father B.iumr '
Urfh! don't talk of it?" grunted the
lanuiorn, maKing a wry lace ; "yon
make my lingers ucho with tho very
"Why, hu must bo a period giant I"
cried tho pedler, w ho had been listening
"No, that's tho strangest part of it.
Ho'h no bigger tl an another man
lather smaller, in fact and a tailor into
tho bargain ; and jet ho can do feats
worthy of Huns Hlronghand in the
"Of wLora are you speaking V" asked
a deep vika from the door.
"Of Strong Sohalk, tho tailor of
Krenzweg, friend Herniaun,'- answered
the landlord, shaking bands with the
new-comer, a powerful young fellow,
with an air which showed that ho had
no inU idea of his own importance.
"The mischief take Htiong Schalk I"
cried Hermann, angrily. "I'm sick of
his very nanio;" and with the full
power of his mighty voice be rolled ont
the song :
"There worn a IiohI of tailors,
II rave fellona onn'und all;
Thru drank they, all the ninety,
Ay, nine Utnei nine-Hiiil-nnn ty,
Cut of a thiniMe email.
"Ami when thin draught had iUenoheil their
Thru weigh tlieiiixelvi 8 would they;
Yet could not all the ninety,
Ay, nine thin nin and ninety,
A sinKle goat upwei;li.
"Tlimi homeward trilled they all but lo I
The dour wan locked within;
Thru hopped they, all the ninety,
Ay, nine tune nine aud-niurty,
ltight ll.roUK'i the key-hole, in."
The boioterons chorus had hardly
died away, when a quiet bnt unmis
takably Hrm voice was heard to say :
"Stop there I enough of this I '
All turned with a start, and saw that
the silent stranger near the door had
risen from his seat.
"Gentlemen," he continued, amid the
universal hush of amazement, "I must
tell yon that I am a tailor, and that I
object to hear any man i-peak ill nl my
"Do yon, really?" cried Hermann,
with a lauHh. "Well, then, I must tell
you that you will either keep a civil
t)n;Uo in your hoa.l, or I'll have to
nhow you tb3 difference botwecu an
hunost forester and a fellow who lives
on cloth clipping and ends of threu'l."
"Better live on them than on htolrn
game," retorted the unknown, with bit
At this latt insinuation, honest Her
maun who certainly was said to be not
overparticular whether the deer that he
shot belonged to tho park or to the
forest lost patience altogether, aud
laid bis hand npon his long hunting
knife. But instantly the landlord
thrust himself between them.
Ilalt there, lad no bore blades iu
my house, if you ploase. I'll tell yon a
better way to settle it than that. Yon
know our old Bavarian fashion ; when
two yonng fellows want to trv CHch
ottiPi s strength, they join hands aud
Hce which can tug the other across thr
line. Clear a space thero. and lot iih
seo wluca is tho best mun."
The tables and benches wero pushed
I'liek, a line chalked on tho fl-or, and
Hermann and tho stranger, seizing each
other's hands in a strong grasp, stood
foot to loot, awaiting the signal.
Now for the first time it broke upon
tlio foresters that their champion might
not have such au easy victory after all.
for the suple vigor of the stranger's
movements, and the lirmness with
whHi he planted his feet, showed that
Hermann had his work cut out for him.
llerm .nn himself, feeling the iron gra-p
of tho unknown a long, bonv fingers,
began to think so too; b-.it could any
man, much less a tailor, be a match for
him ? Absurd I And ho began with a
pull that ought to haveeuded tho whole
business at oneo, but somehow it
Then, stimulated by his comrades'
shouts, Hermann put forth all his
strength, tugging as if he wero uproot
ing a tree, till the sweat hung in big
drops on his forehead, and the veins of
Ins uanils stood out like cordn. But
though tho unknown was sorely shaken.
across thu lino be would not come ;
uud at length Hermann paused, ex
hausted. Then the watching eyes around mw
the stranger's urms still'eu suddenly,
and Hermauu's huge frame bend slowly
forward. Fruntically ho struggled, but
ins strength was spent, and forward ho
slid, inch by inch. Just on the chalk
lino ho made a final effort, aud stood
firm for an instant ; but uow the stranger
exerted all his force in turn, and pulled
him over the line with such a tremend
ous tug that thoy both rolled on the
'(Jjrurado!" shouted tho hnnlers,
crowding round the conqueror, "you've
done what none of us could ever do.
Tell us your name, that we may remem
"My parents named mo Ferdinand."
answered tho stranger, ritli a oncer
little mocking smile, "but of late
folks have been calling mo Strouir
'Strong Hchalkl" echoed Hermann.
marling from tho seat upon which he
had suuk dejectedly. "Shako hands,
lad; it would have broken by hi art to
bo beaten by a tailor, but I don't mind
a bit being beaten by yon. Come, lot
ns be friends I"
And from that day forth the two men
wero the best friends imaginable
Jenny 1,1 mi's ( oiirLsliip.
"I am a (jiiuker, as you know," a
1'hiladelphian recently said to me, "and
it is reported that, shortly boforo Jenny
Iiind'a visit to our city, an aged lady
arose in ono of onr meetings and said
that she had heard that 'Jane Lyon, a
very wicked woman, was on her way to
this country to sing,' and she hoped
that none of the yonng people would
le drawn away to hear her. Neverthe
less an uncle took me and my brother
to the Saturday matinee. We had seats
in the balcony and so near the stage
that we could in a way see behind the
scenes. Early in tho entertainment
Jenny Lind sung 'Home, Sweet Home,'
and the andience was beside itself.
Among the members of her company
was her future husband, Otto Gold
schmidt. He was to tho audience
(imply an unknown pianist, and to be
obliged to listen to anything but the
voice of Jenny Lind was provoking.
Well, the man played, and from where
we sat we could see Jenny Lind behind
the curtain listening most intently.
When he had finished, the audience
seemed in nowise disposed to applaud ;
bnt Jenny Lind began to clap her
hands vigorously, observing which, we
boys reinforced her, and, observing her
face light up I can see the love-light
on it yet we clapped furiously until the
applause spread through the audience.
When he bad finihed playing a second
time, my brother and I set the ball in
motion, and the applause was great
enough to satisfy even the fiancee of
Otto Ooldsohmidt." Century.
FAMIIOV MU ES.
Vt lveteen is revived for skirls.
Moires retain their popularity.
Chenille fringes will be much worn.
Braided coi-tumos will be much worn.
Velveteens are much worn iu Lin
ilou. Feather trimmings uro again in
Varioty rtilci in fat-hiou ; for every
thing. Brick-red long-wristcd kid gloves aro
all the rage.
Ficollo lace has been introduced
There is a revival of plain stuffs
Jlcierines ana sliouiupr capes re
main in vogue.
Red prevails in watering place toilets
for thu fall.
Mauve and blue ure combined in
The newest material for wedding
robes is repped satin.
BonmUuro now worn tip tilted far
over the forehead.
Young girls will wear veiling drosses
until cold weather.
Wide collarettes of lace aud ombroid-
cry remain iu vogue.
Satin cord put on iu braid patterns
is used for embioidery.
Claivt culor and pink combine beau
tifully in now costumes.
Ott.irii.in velvet dresses will bo tuo
first favorites this faeuHou.
Plaid materials are again iu high
favor, but not in bright colors.
Iudia shawls are coming into favor
again as eirriagi) and thoatro wraps
Rutin, ruches, aud fraisus for the neck
are full, high, aud very haudi.omo.
Long silk mouHijuetairo gloves tak
precedence of all others at tho moment.
The biuador the lep of silk or woolen
goods tue more fasuiouaulo is tho
Brides will wear undressed kid gloves
with loose, buttoi.less wrists tuis seu-
V golden brown shade called avantu-
riuo coubineu beautifully with llcello
The favorito dress of the Englisu-
woman this full U of lillo green cloth,
New aud singular shades of color ap
pear from duv to day among tho new
Velvet llow.-rs on wo&len grounds iu
htrong contrasting cjlors appear among
Eulire tabliers of netted chenillo ap
pear on imported drosses aud among
Thero is a tendency to increase tho
si.a of tho sloovo above tho elbow and
iu tho arm-hole.
Chenille, satin cords, and braids of
various widtliH all play their parts in
now dross trimmings.
Buckles of all kinds, antique, modern,
mediieval, metalio, and juweled will be
Two and three rows of small butons,
fastening tho front, adorn many fall
jackets and corsages.
Flower garniture for wedding aud
ball dt esses will bo luoro in demand
this winter tbun last.
K'undiug military linen collars fas
tened with a gold or jeweled button
aro first favorites in plain neck lingerie.
Tho richest trimming of the incom
ing season is velvet bauds embroidered
opon designs with silk Hons.
Silk Jersey cloths come in shades
of whito for the corsages of brides
maids and other whito evening dresses.
Jot and metal buttons como in hand
some improved designs that make
them uitahlo for the richest costumes.
Elderly ladies will wear black cash
mere costumes trimmed with black
laces and brightened with red acces
Rnffs and ruches do not encircle the
back, bnt aro brought down low on the
bosom in front, but tho throat is not
Large figure and flower designs
sparsely scattered over plain self-colored
grounds are the features of fall woolens
Tho skirts of light walking or danc
ing dresses uro kept off tho grounder
floor by a puff of muslin inside the hem
instead of a bal.iyense.
Tho new silk embroideries on cash
mere havo largo" figures and flowers,
wheels, daisies, circlets, balls, and con
ventionalized ilowors and leaf designs.
Chemises of pure white mnsliu and
linen lawns are trimmed with ficelle
gray lace, bnt it is a tasteless fashion,
not destined to permanent popularity.
Dressy aprons for evenings at homo
and five o'clock tea are made of satin,
with deep flounces of lace and bibs,
bretelles, and belts of ribbon with lace
In Europe eleetrio railways are grow
ing rapidly in public estimation, not
only on the Oontineut but in England.
Already one hundred miles of eleetrio
transit are in operation, and tteie is
every probability of the total mileage
being considerably increased before the
end of the present year.
Is the Cuniel an ('Id Niior!
Astroiiinuy is Us:i..Hy lreto-ted an
exceedingly exact science, and iu moi-t
of its methods and the grrat muss of its
asceitained facts it is exaci, yet, as the
conflicting theories Hid calculations
about tl e groat comet now visible show,
some departments of the science sre
subj.jct to istouishing uncertainty. Tho
opposing views of the a drouonicrs as to
the orbit of tho present e iniet and the
question ol its identity with the great
comcU i f 1SS0 and 1M I nro likely tu
lead some persons to lo ik upon the
whole subject with incredulity. The
trouble, however, is not that the astron
omers ere no better than so many
weather prophets, dialing in guesswork
and liiibibnggery, but that in a caso like
this it is exceedingly d fllsult to obtain
trustworthy data to servo as a baiis for
the application of mathematical for
mula. What the astronomers are able
to do when there is t!ie least solid
ground to base their calculations upon
is shown by tho surprising success of
thMr pr-'dielions of tho successive re
turns of i!al ley's comet, which has n
period of wmo seventy -five years, and
is subject to pert.. rliing forces which it
r ipiin-H an unitizing process of calcula
tion to disentangle. In the present
cao, the qnct-tiini of interei-t is whether
Ibis comet has ever been S'eti in the
neighborhood ut t'to sun before.
The coinpni itii ns made at Washing
ton havo ln-ea regard d as going fr
toward identifying it with the comets
of ImHO and which, in turn, have
been uupponed to be tho mmo as the
comet of IMS. If these groat comets
are all one uud the same, and if t e
lutes mentioned compriso every visir,
that this comet has paid to the mm
since it win first t-een, then, manifestly,
its period is growing shorter at a miir
volom rate, nnd wo may expect it to
end its career by fulling into the sun
very shortly. '1'he possible efl'ectsof
tho fall of a comet upon the suu have
I ceu frequently d.'s.msed of late, though
the idea that such ua accident might
prove disastrous to the earth is not a
new one, h.-.viiivr been entertained by
Newtou yiuisiigo, Some mouths
ago when thero was a good deal of tulk
about Mr. Prcctor's suggestion of what
tho "menacing comet," of lf-80, as he
styled it, might do, Professor Young
expressed tho hope that if it did fall
into the mm he might live to see it.
That is probably the feeling of most
BHtrononii ts. Tho downfall of a comet
into the fiery furnace of the suu might
furm-h a lino hi ectaele, bnt wonld not
lu- likely to hurt the earth.
Them is reason to think, however,
that if the orbit of tho present comet
proves to bo identical with that pursued
by the comets of l.sst) and 1S43, it is
not tho same body. If it is tho same
body, then either it has a very short
period and has been invisible at moftof
its visits, it its period has been reduced
in the surpiisingway before mentioned.
The improbability of such a reduction
is so great that oven thoso who think it
is tho same comet prefer to beliove its
period has always been short, and that
it has only cceasionally been seen when
visiting the sun. But in view of tho
observed orbits of the ootjets of 1S1.J
and lsst), this is very improbablo. The
uuet of IS l'i was seen for more than
iix weeks ufter its perihelion passage,
uud that of 1SM0 wai visible for several
weeks. It. is net likely that a comet of
such brilliaucy could often swing around
the sun, blazing with the splendor
resulting from its extraordinary close
appioach to tho preat luminary without
being detected. Upon tho whole, then
it is more likely taut this comet is a
body following the same path as that
pursued by the comets of 1H13 and 18S0,
and tho fact that its perihelion passage
seems to havo boon made at a distance
erlainly n't less and probably greater
than theirs is ano'her argument agaiust
thesupprsitiou th it it istbe same comet,
whirling about the sun in a rapidly nar
rowing orbit preparatory to its fall.
' Such Word ns Kail,
We begin to think that Riehelien'H
creed was right; there is no such word
as fail in tho vocabulary of the man who
is bound to succeed in his nudertakings.
In this world of ours there aro men and
men. We see on tho one hand young
men well educated, with perfect brain
and form, nimble to cope with the world.
On the other wo find men withont rdn
cotion, with imperfect physical develop
ment, overcoming natural disadvantages
aud achieving honorable success. There
is residing sonv-whero in New Jersey a
man who was born without lands or
arms, and yet can write remarkably
well, chiefly by using his lips. His
ambition, backed by a persevering in
dustry, has enabled him to overcome
ditlb'ulties that seemed insurmountable,
and he, therefore, qualified himself for
an active business msn. no is now
nearly thirty years of age, and is a sub
ject of absorbing intere-t to all who
come in contact with him.
Tension item A Federal soldier has
applied for a pension at Washington for
a broken leg, got in " jumping the
An . flair i.r lll-le.
If the fond lover of six'y ehoi s s to
marry sweet sixteen, tin re is I t or
no fault found, as a veneral thing ; it
is merely suggested that perhaps when
she is beginning to hlntin in society lie
will have hud enough of it ; but other
wise it is ei usiilered quite u mitablo
affair, on tho whole, by a majority of
people. 'Sj wise iu her," they say,
"to prefer (xporioncn and bonus to
cillo'.v youth aud nonsense uud ignt r
auce ; so much better to be au old man's
darling thi n a young man's slave," as
if old men were nut as tyrannical us
their juniors. But let a woniun dare to
marry a man younger than herself, and
even her friends wonder at her temerity,
and predict ull manner of misfortuiifs.
Of cour-e hu will get tired of her after
the glr- i onr is past, they assert, us if
only youth and beauty would command
constancy ; she will pass for his aunt,
they add, and his youthful pleasures
will fuil to hurmouizu with her sober
amusemeutf. Bnt if wo look amojg
our acquaintances who have contracted
marriages of this kind, we will find that
they mem to bo more successful than
otherwise. Perhaps tho knowledge
that a ilisadvantagu makes the wife
more ulcrt to lender herself attractive,
where another woman more secure in
her position foils through negligence ;
a id perhaps even her added years give
her some advantage; she has felt nnd
seen and read, and perhaps understood
and suffered, more than u younger
woman, and therefore Las greater re
sources. Her younger sister exacts
ml miration ; she renders it. That one
believes in the power of her youth and
beauty, aud often neglects tho things
which niuy enhanco them ; her senior
knows that youth and beuuly are not
immortal. It is a poor rule which will
not work both ways. Why might it
not be urged with cqnal propriety thut
sweet sixteen will grow ont of conceit
with gouty sixty ? We do not advocate
such marriages, but when two people
love each othtr, and havo reached ma
turity, a few years' difference on either
sido seems of small consequence ; and
the least sentimental will concede that
there is more in common, more chauce
of happiness between the wife of forty
and the husband of thirty, than between
the young matron and the old husband.
Dr. Johnson never rogretted the choice
of a brido doublo his age, it wonld
seem, though sho was neither comely
nor intellectual, and Beacoiislleld was
happy in spite of bis idol's seniority.
All tho world knows that Anne Hatha
way was older than Shakspeare, not
withstanding his wise injunction on the
subject, which some cynic may insist
was the result of blighting experience.
But the feeling on the matter has
changed more or less within a decude ;
that which would havo filled our pru
dent grandmothers with holy horror,
their grandchildren aro not so sure
about ; and perhaps this is duo to the
fact that so many distinguished men
and women, literary and otherwise,
havo lent their countenance and example
to marriages whero tho seniority is on
the wrong side. Harper's Bazar.
Indian mid Parisian Nabob'..
Albert Wolff, in tho Figaro, mys that
all popular conceptions of Indian
nabobs uro simply absurd, und that any
Indian nabob would soon be "tint broke'
iu Paris, shonld hn attempt to live in
high style there. Indeed, perhaps, the
most extravagant dream ever invented
by Theophilo Oautier, was Fortnuio
that novelette in which we find an In
dian nabob realizing the luxury of the
Arabian Nights in Paris. Albert Vulff
"Where an Indian nabob would give
bis wife a mother-of pearl bracelet
worth fifteen francs, the Parisian nabob
gives his dear pet u house worth be
tween 20(1,000 and 3!K.000 francs. In
India a pretty little woman nourishes
herself with poetry; it is enough to call
her 'S'ar of Heaven, or, 'My sweet
little white elephant,' to make her so
content that she will not think of ask
ing for anything more. Suppose, how
ever, that a beautiful girl, with languish
ing eyes, says to a real Indian nabob:
'My own darling, it would be so nice
of you to set me up in housekeeping,'
then, what does tbo nabob do? He
commands twenty slaves, who earn on
an average three sons a day, to plant
four posts in the grouud, unite each to
the other with partition walls of palm
bark, and spread a few mats upon the
floor. Then the little house is finished
If tho Indian tabob be extravagantly
generous, he may, perhaps, hang a bird
cage to the coiling which bird cage
represents the very craziness of liber
ality. Sometimes the nabob may give
a woman diamonds of great value; but
then he has always the right to take
them back again when he gets tired of
her. But when the Parisian b.'auty
finds a nabob to set her up in the world,
the first outlay represents 1,500,000
francs (8300,000). Then the cost of a
country home for the sn miner, 1,0( 0
francs a day for domestic expenses.
50.000 francs a year for the dressmaker,
3,000 francs a month for the milliner,
not to speak of other things."
UMM.hHHlN IIIF.IU.W VOItK PAIIKS.
i "limine Mrrplnl l'lnrr.,,1 Miniv Whalllntr
Nl llllllfH mill oliii t
Under the lr e in Ma iiii S piare,
at 114 o'clock, thero were at least three
hundred lodgers. Only half u doz-n
were uwiik'-. Ti e otlii r Wt le si. eping
in almost every eoiiee.valile po-ture.
The few who l a I uirly m tho evening
secured shares of the curved bench
around the foun'nin were the only outs
able to si retell out ut full length, am!
these rested their heads on their crossed
arms, or Irani d upon nn elbow, or
were tint on their backs. The flood of
electric light from tho high centro pole
bathed in a blaze of liht the tree tops,
that were like so many mounds of ver
dure. It tipped the edges of the layers
of leaves as with shiniug silver, and
left the park beneath half in twilight
and half in dark, Waving lace-work
putterns were seen wherever the shad
ows of the twigs and branches fell upon
the walks. Tho effect, produced by the
electric light was such thut every lodger
seemed well dressed. There was not
light enough to show a rent, a stain, or
wrinkle in any of their garments. Even
their shirts shone white.
But the lodgers looked uncomforta
ble. The high backs of the fetters aud
tiio iron arm-rests separating tiie seuts
gave eaeh man but eighteen square
inches of bedntend. One young man,
who was occupying p.rtof the settee
close to Twenty-sixth street and near
Madison avenue, whero (leorge Francin
Train is to be found iu the daytime,
was doubled up like a half closed
pocketknife. A lodger exactly across
the way from the main entrance to the
Fifth Avenue Hotel, kept almost
dropping his head on tho grass behind
him, and catching it in tho nick of
time. The exertion made him snore
like the snarling of a tiger. Every hero
and thero gravitation brought two
neighbors together with one's head on
the other's breast aud his head on his
corapa'j ion's shoulder.
' They are not all tramps," suid the
policeman on Tw.nty-sixth street.
" Somo of them have homes, but pref . r
to sleep out iu the uir. One young
man that I happen to kuow has a nice
home, but he has some ailment of thu
lungs or chci.t that ho believes is
relieved by sleeping out of doors.
Oihers would bo lens comfortable in
the hot and crowded quarters where
they live than they ure here. We lind
out about them whon we make laid-.,
and bundle them all oil to the s.utii ii.
We cannot hold tho.-e who have homes
to go to. The others, firming the
great luuj rity, are simply vieiraUs
who live ly begging and Hleaiing,
though some of them loll me they
workotii'i' in a while long iimn'lt tu
get clothes an I money fur a spree, nnd
then they tramp ni.iiin. I In h oi.e iu;;iils
every seat in every p. ilk is oeeilpli'il.
The pal It poiiee do toil May on duly at
night, bill ue ill" hilppiineil In keep hi
tramps away. We lid 'em uloiie,
though, unless I hey get linlsy. They
light oiii'c in a nlitlo ; bin nurd i f the
iron I do is mule liv rands ul young
roiiihi, w hu ri mil through the parks
fru.n ilaik till Hi i , 1 1 1 1 1 -1 1 1 . ' '
" If a decelil lu in Nli'illM fall useep
ill any ol I hose parks, would he be
"Well, hu. would, but It 1-4 valuables
wnnliln'i. S imetiinus a gent h-muti
comes craw Inn through the psrk lite
at night full of wine after a dinner i.r a
party, and drops on a bench and fa'ls
asleep. Then they go through him. 1
have known a man tu be robbed of his
watch, money, rings, c nit, vest, hat and
shoes, und have to make his way home
in that condition in the nioiuiiig.
Oenerallv, though, the tramps ure not
so cruel. They oft m take a gentle
man's silk bat. and leave him their own
in exchange. Bnt," said the police
man, "I must go nnd drive those
fellows away from Delmouico's. The
tramps go to Delmonieo's when they
get chilly, beeansp there's u prating
there, and the heat of the kitchen
comes up through it. There was n nice
young fellow there last night. He had
no coat, bnt. his shirt was clian and
good. Ho .aid his father turned lorn
cut of do.rs because he plavsl pool,
und he hud pawned his coat for the
price of a meal."
There were about Cue hundred
bulgeis iu Union tqiMre, and the pla h
ing fountain, the mbowi re 1 paths und
the sleepers, under the w..ard lunch ul
the electric light, it. ml- the tcohc r
min i one of the fairy title of those who
slnmlieted in the coir puny of the
Beauty in the Wood - N. Y. Sun.
Swinburne has derided to glve'iemi
ings in the principal cities of this coun
try, probably in the hitter part of nrxl
winter, and Professor Huxley is stud tu
be considering an offer of 8.MMI apiece
for lectures here during lHH.'t hnd
A bullet inventt . 1 by a Herman chern
ist is made of a powerful antithetic,
which breaks on striking a person, who
is rendered unconscious for twelve
hours, and, while in that condition, can
be made prison r. The inventor puts
forward his device in all seriousness.
boom I no "'i fur All.
Ii .n't . T-rv.l in I ei -I, oo the t.t it 'll of life,
III- ... .,!, , n il ,.th..--, I.,.-.
I l Hi .;. I nl be'. in Hi (,'ie.lt lllllest,
I h.ir 1 I'lie'ili ;m 0 ;;"i-h.
!,. why hI.iiiiM tt .nj;oi i,itm I In- weak
Till the la'i"i-'.; . to H,e .'..ill
mi this e.utli i,l mi is, ifli il thorns aud
tl.ovi i s
Tln-ri !.- I ""lit l llnilh I'll nil.
I fa '.e.-uiiix brother t.,1!- b.-hit ;d
A'l I , o,- ti . nn lie ,,.ii' I. Hid,
It Tear i ii I -! . 1 1 1 - ei! his h. in I to ion!.
Tie ii 1- ml him a h I; m.; h ni l.
Cliier il hi- In ait ith win ,1s ol'hopc,
Nor s- h-oii the rqieeeh .Hi -,'all;
In (lie or. at highway, on lie- l ii i' st day.
Tie ri 'h iouiii i ti'iiixh for ull.
If a man itlt the tread of a i ioni" r
Mi ps out on your rrii 'ii tile ad,
linu't grii'lK" hu start with an eio nun hcru l,
I' r tile lllllllle-l olive tt.-re led.
Jtit isiid your ioins for tin- eoniiii-: day -
l.et nothing your heart sppall--Caleh
iqi ilyoa 1-0111 with thu i l ivard man,
There is loeiii enough im- ail.
And if, by iloino yoiir duty i II,
Voii shun! 1 ge (o lead the van,
Iiiaud not your name Moth a 'b ed of shatm-,
Hul eoiin ,,iit an hull, st lu in.
h'et p a bii.;hi l-iok-oiit mi i very sid".
Till. b'"l ii--: 'he .Mast. I 'seall,
V ""' s "ll should u i I'l :il III" world below,
Where tin n 's r.ioiu eii -uh I ,1 all.
The boot a. d shoo tiale of Bo-don is
more active at tho present time than
for s '-vor.il year p isi.
Astronomical No new com.'.' is gen
uine unless it bus Dr. Blank's Liver
Pills printed on the tail.
Thomas Uu.'hes is sai l to have taken
heart again in the Rugby colony enter
prise, and will come to America soon to
inspect the settlement.
There were ",.i'0 weddings iu Ph'.la
dc'phia last year, which, leaving Son
days out, is an meiao of i a day.
The f taker City wi-1 surpass this aver
age this year.
Observing the Sabbath " Do tho
subjects of tli j King of Dahomey keep
Sunday'." was i-ki-d of a missionaiy.
"Yes," he replied, "and everything
else they can lay t.'ieir hinds on."
Au economic farmer's wife in Ala
bama, having l.al it setting of eggs
accidentally broken, patched theencked
shol'.-i with paste and linen, and, iu due
lime, the cnicks appeared, ai lively as
if never dis'urbed.
'i he ex-Empress Eugenie has bought
a chateau and p ir;s iu Sryria I r 500,
t ii H i, an. I ii is no secret that she quits
Mullah I in aui'.er ut tho attentions paid
to Crt- wayo, whom .'lu lia'.es for tho
death of l.er son iu Africa.
Frank acknowledgment. - " I believe
you'ie a fool, te-tily exclaimed
Mrs. Miggs. us h'-r hu-biind uuwit
tiu'ly presented her ilie hot. end of a
pota'.o dish, which she promptly
dropped and broke'. " Ye," be ad led.
resignedly, " that's what the clerk tobl
me win n I went t i take out my mar
A postal pn;'.!'. The posfoflioo
authorities are somewhat bothered
about, the proper destination of a postal
card dirce'ed to " J imcs Bonn, alias
las. E Mull.erren, in care of Mike
Fivnn, or his fis: -r Julia, or her cousin
Mary Ann, corner eif a street with no
number, Pottsville, retail huckster and
ti:i :oru uriist. If not thero, next
A good-fur nothing. It wis Mike's
Inivd appearance iu court within thirty
days, and, in repl" to his usual appeal
for clemeney, the insui -t rate impa
tiently o'iserveil : " It's tin use, M.ke ;
you're a goo 1-for nutl.iii';." "It's not
m shtvle to be bragiu'," letevleil
Mike; "bnt if yer honor will bony a
p .ir of shille lalis au' slip outside wid
me, I'll make it me 'iivayuietit f"t ye tu
hoTld that opinion."
.1 Oncer ( hai . u ler I. one.
John TallKiy Bums, one ol the most
noted characters tint ever entered the
Philadelphia almshouse, ,lo- u, that,
institution riv.'ii'.ly, aged i-'.i .le-ir. tu
lieving hims-e f tu bo a woman uud
affecting Wi mail's ways, be vat dubbed
ill the in-tl'lltli.n wtlh Ilie title of
"Hallie" Hums lo miis u limited Feb
rilary lli, 1 .':, and was that lime II
yi urs nf Hire. When a voting i.tun hu
joined an amateur t In ul ricul club, and
the I eight of Ins anil ill n was to play
female rlnilaeteiM. lie becuiiio quite a
iiimiomaiiiii'' on this subject, i.tnl Inn
tnlatiiiitioii at I i d t ink upon itself a
iiiibl t . it in of iiciiinty, and fur (ho
greater pail of Ins life ho was thus
uObcted. At all times and on nil oeca -sinus
he believe I himself to be a dash
nig beauty, at whose feet scores of
ardent snitnrs knell, and npon whom
Mieiely smiled wilh favor. Clad in
feminine uttiru whenever a bull or con
cert was given for the patients he was
the centre i f attraction. At all times
he alTeeti d an effeminate voice in con
versation, and acted iu every respect
like one of the female sex. The air of
a woman never deserted him, and every
body who visited the house culled on
"Hullio' and purchased specimens of
his handiwork, considering it a raru
curiosity as coming from the hand of a
man who considered himself to be a