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THE JOURNAL LARGEST^CIRCULATION BEACHES THE BEST CU S S OF PEOPLE AND IS THEREFORE THE BEST IE dOURN/ HAS THE BEST JOB DEPARTMENT BETWEEN SYRACUSE AND ROCHESTER, D K V O T B D TO T H K TRXJB ITsTTRRESTS OK T H K KKOKLK OK SKKKCA. C O U K TY . YOX-UME 7, SENEGA EALIiS. N. T., WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 10,1892. NTOIBER 50 S(?9i?ea <5o.Jo(jrr7al PUBLISHED EITJRY -WTiDXESDAY BY THE JOURNAL PUBLISHING CO. (M3IITED.) SENECA FALLS, N. Y. P. N. STEVENS, UANAaBB. N. B. STEVENS, EDITOR. X E J B B r S ; tfounty Subscrlljers, .'Jl.SO when p:>id in advance; Subacribers outside the county, $2.00 per year, postage prepaid: Subscription for «ijc months, $1.00 in advace. ^.^iTERTtSINQ BATES ON APPLICATION. L eoai . N otices .—Notices required by law to be published, charged at the legal rates. BITSINJESS CABJDS. L. Foster Crowell, g S s B f a jis s S l S I i s s ! AU q Ice Cream, etc. s = l | l S ^ s S h e l d r a k e H o u s e , 102 Fall Street, Vraldand^s'sho^tore.^'^’ B a g g a g e E x p r e s s . (nVKNIMJUNS. Have yoiir^ycs Tcatcd Free of f- V Clarence Sherwood, \ < J Specialist 19aones;e$t.,e“ irS ; S u e t . C o . BEMMTON STANDARD TYPEWRITER AND TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES. J^aper, Carbon Paper, liibbons, &c., Shorlhnnd Bcportiiuj, Shorthand Dicta­ tion and Typewriting. MISS TELLER, - - 113 Fall St O u r C h u r c h e s . O. W. STORY, raster. HLSIKE SEED WANTED S I S g S M : Mr. Melliew R. Casey Dr. Frai G. Seaiaaa, having purchased the stock and fixtures of the Central $ Drug $ Store, S E N E C A F A L L S , N . Y ., desire to notify you that the repu­ tation of the house in the past for pure drugs, and the careful compounding of prescriptions, will be maintained in the future. share'9/your patronage is'ooltcited. CasGu & GBantan. D ON'T DELAY TO Stop tliat coiJglil Else the bronclihil tubes will bo enlarged and tlie delicate, tissues of tlie lungs exposed to injury. No other uiedieiiie is so speeilily npcr.a- tive in tliroat and Inn^ troiibles as AyeFs Cherry Pectoral. A few do.se.s liave been bnown to break nii an ob­ stinate and di.slressiiig congli. Sufferers from asthma, bronebitis, croup, con­ sumption, sore tliroat, and wliooping cough fititl a sure relief in the use of this preparation. It. , soothes the in­ flamed mem- T ^ |»jb r a n e , pro­ motes expecto-| * ' y \ ration, and in­ duces repose.I-1 .-I I Don’t he with­ out it in the hBlise. Sallie E. Stone, Hurt’s store, Va., writes: “ I have found, in my family, tliat Ayer’s Ciierry Pecto­ ral wq^Qjjto-ays a certain cure for colds and cougiiS. “ Five years ago I Imd a constant cough, iiiglit sweats, was greatly re­ duced in flesh, .and luid been given up by my pliysicians. I began to take Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral and was completely cured.’\ — Anga A. Lewis, Rieard, N.Y\. Ayers Cherry Pectom! M .C G O U L D , H»EIVXISX! SENECA FALLS, N. Y. OFFICB OVER FUtJTAQAJf’S BAKEKY. Medium Slz^Qotd Fittings, each $1.50. Gold and Platinum Alloy and other Amalgam FlUlugs 76 cents. Rubber and Oxy Fhospbate FtlUngs, 78 oents.5 ........ WaUer’s Hardware Store “Royal Acorn” and “Royal Red Cross” Parlor Stoves and Ranges. “Mon­ roe,” “Othello,” “Happy Thought” and the new four-hole Range, “Monitor Junior.” Stove repairs, blacking and putting up stoves a specialtj. A first-class mechanic in tin shop executing all orders for furnace and job work promptly. Your patronage issolicited. Ceo. A. W a ller HILIMIRE HILIMIRE J W L D i M l . A largo and select stock of new P a l l S u i y i n q s AND OVERCOATINGS. lleraember the place, - - - - P A R T R I D G E B L O C K , S e n e c a F a lls, N THE TAILOR THE TAILOR THEi TAILOR -G R A N D DISPLAY O F - Holiday (ioods A T N. M. JENNINGS’. H O l _ O A Y Q O O O S at SHANDLEY’S ART STORE. In the Artist Material Department may be Jound some very choiee ETGEINOS, OIL PAINTINGS, PASTEL CBAYONS, WATEli-COLOES A R T O T Y P E S and M E Z Z O T IN T S . Easels in Oak, Brass and Bamboo. Stretchers, Canvas, Academy Board, Porcelain and Composition Plaques. TUBE COLORS. Winsor & Newton's and Devoe's Sable, Bristle and Camel- hair Brushes, Retouching Varnishes, Oils, &c. In the S T A T I O N E R Y D E P A R T M E N T can be fo u n d N m a s Qem Booklets, Nma.'> Cards, Portfolios, Stationery in All Grades and Latest Tints, Banner Bods, Celluloid in seheets. Blotting and Tissue Paper. Pound Paper a specially. Everything First Class and Bran New. GEORGE SHAKDEEY, Fall Street, SENECA FALLS, N. Y. HEAD THE JOURNAL, T n K BEST PAPER IN SENEGA COUINTY. I ing of a dog, for we feared that the home guard captain and his friends ^^ALFRED- R- CRLHOUN- ____ ' BY AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION 1301. ance to blunt our caution. As we pushed along by the cottonfield fence, we caught ^ sight of the men and women hoeing in ' ilropped off to sleep at the foot the rov'8 that looked like long billows ol while we were discussing the bloom, and f:ir back of them we bad a of standing guard? glimpse of a village of cahins, and n by a porticoed mansion that, in tlie tance, looked like the ideal “south d captain and his friends our trail with bloodhounds. I It was not till midnight tliiit the strain I began to he seriously' felt. The sky clouded over, and as we could hear no sound of pursuit we decided to go to j sleep in the woods through which we were then moving. Prudence w’ould^ I have dictated our re.=ting by turns, but' W’e were both so tired out that ive home” as pictured in Morse's old schoc geogi-aphy. A planttttion road mttde ou advance easy, and in a few minutes mor weshouir surprise the negroes, when to our gre:il and, 1 may add, alarm, a dog at us from the woods to tin began barking a tafuriousrate Bell drew his knife and was about tc rush a t the dog, though the brute did not look to be particularly dangerous, wher he was changed from his purpose by the appearance of a man with a long beard an unkindly eye and a shotgun. Tliis gentleman seemed to he as much stir prised at seeing us as we were at meet- i Bell anc j him. Stepping be i6 dog, he asked ailgril man with a sneer, and 1 noticed that lit looked me over carefully tiud appearei; to be particularly interested in my ragget blue jacket. “Hit ain’t necessary that yon uni should believe we iitis,” said Bell, will an angry g lint in his eyes. “Bntinoiv I ask who the devil you iins is, whai you uns come from and all the res' about hit?” “I am the owner of this plantation,’ said the man, with a sweep of his disen gaged arm about the horizon. “And ai Tve been plundered by a lot of tliievei who are going through the country lire tending to be sick or furlonghed sol diers, 1 have the right to find out win you are, particularly when I find you or my plantation and miles away from tin regular I acknowledged his riglit to make anj inquiries he clio.se, and I claimed tin same right to answer or not a.s we clio.se 1 explained our presence by saying wi had just cro.ssed the Savannah river ant purpose was to reach the Blui kUe. “If you are furloughed soldier.s,” suit the man, “you have no doubt the paper: to prove it.” “If you can show us that you have tin right to see our papers,” I responded “then we can talk.” “I am a captain of the home guard ii the Hampton tli.strict,” he said, and In pulled a lot of letters from his pockel and pointed to the addresses, which I re fused to read, for our only coiir.se was t( deny his authority in the premi.ses. The shotgun gave him a decided ad vantage; but I could see by his eye.s tha' he would not dare to u.so it, except ii self defense. Suddenly his inannei changed, and he said: “I, perhaps should not doubt the story you gentle men tell, but you can see tliat in thesi times we cannot rely on the statemeir of every stranger. If you will go on tc my house (be pointed to the maii.sioi among the trees to the north) 1 shall fol low within an hour, and will do all I cai to assist you.” I thanked him promptly, said wi should be delighted to accept his offer then gave our names, anil aslcecl for liis He was “Captain Lawton, a t our serv ice.” He told us that he was his owi structions be would come on to the house. We gave him a military s:ilutc and went down the road, while he stooc looking after us, one l».nd resting or the fence and the other on his gun. “What do you think of liitV” askec Bell, when he had gone out of hearing “I think if we go to that house it wiL be walking into a trap,” I said. Tliii was my companion’s opinion. Caj Lawton of the liome guard would c to the house with some of his men 1 as ConfeckTute Bell and I were fresher and strongei than we had been a t any time since oui escape. Our feet were so tough that wc preferred to carrj’ our old boots slunf over our shoulders. We knew that i- we did not go to the house that the mai whom we had ju,st met and his friends ind tha' to a •wood tbafc extended back to t 8Wiunp through which we had coi that morning, then we broke into double quick and kept on till the siir sank down behind the forest wall. Just before dark we struck a roafi leading in the right direction, and hear­ ing voices ahead we concealed ourselves till a L.,irty consisting of a white mar. and a number of black men passed. We could hear all they said, and learaed that there “never had been a year since de wah when de cotton was so powahful b.ad in de grass.” We started on again, seeing an occasional light, yet dreading to investigate its source, and quickening our pace fevery time we heard the biirk« . I have been a sufferer from catarrh for years. Having tried a numljcr of remedies advertised as “ sure cures\ without obtaining any relief, I had re­ solved never to take any other patent medicines, ivhen a friend advised me to try Ely’s Cream Balm. I did so with great reluctance, but can now testify that after using it for six weeks I be­ lieve myself cured. It is a most agree­ able remedy—an invaluable Balm.— Joseph Stewart, 624 Grand Ave., Brooklyn. len we woke up it was to find day breaking and the rain pouring down in the Steady way that indicated a wet day. It must have been raining for hours, for our r;igs were so iieaiy with moisture that in order to wear them with we had to wring them out. “ ire had left us th comfort The hard tramp of the day before had left us stiff and sore, and to add to our discomfort, for we were very hungry^ all the food we had brought with us from the Geor­ gia side was gone. Cutting two stout sticks we res our journey, Iteeping in the side to the left, whicli we km-w i ns toward the Savannah riveir, resumed ide roads aild lead •ive and with guide we reasoned that we could not go far astray. We passed a number of ruined cabins and worn out fields, but the country aiqieared to be #.eserted, for till about noon we saw no sign of life. In going through a stretch of pines we suddenly came upon a group of barelegged, towheaded children play­ ing beside a brook, and at sight of u they stood stock still and gazed at with curiosity aiul awe in their eyes, a. I have seen mountain antelope look when ioui'ronted by a sudden danger. The elde.st was a girl of about twelve, and ’ vividly recall that, though evident frightened her.-^elf, she drew the oth childi-en about her and shielded then with her snnbrowned arms iiia way that was very touching. “Sis,” said Bell in a kindly tone that 1 very natural, t meeting in the Charleston poorlu had not been habitual with liiin, “ we uns IS friends. You uns mustn’t fee! “We ain’t skeert,” said the girl, and she drew a long breath. ••We uns IS soldiers,” continued Bell. “Is your dud a soldier?” “He was.\ s;iid the girl. “Ain't he now'?” She shook her head and compressed her lips. “ Why not?” asked Bell. “Kaze why?” “Kaze he’s deadl” she gasped. \That's doggone bud; but then loti and lots of soldiers is dead, aud lots and lots inoah is goin to peg out afoah the trouble is over. We uns, as you see bar sis, is most nigh dead, but we uns dou'l intend to go clar out till we uns ker reach the wives and babies awaitin ui up in the mountains.” Bell and 1 were both single, 'out as hii purpose was naturally to ingratiate him -self with the child 1 remained quiet. Shi tlie nearest town told us that dale, aud that we were now in the Barn well district. How far Allendale wai she dill not know, but she •‘reckoned i' nee,” aud this vague reply we often received from oldei andid moreore intelligenttelligent people.e m in p On Others matters the girl was muct more positive. She was certain that hei name was “Min Long,” and that she anc her mother and brothers aud sisters livec with her Grandfather Dillard “over bj ■es by assuring her that were barefoot and didn’’ it clothes along, we reallj till with her Grandfather Dillard “over the han'icau.” We subsequently fouuc that this “harrican” was a stretcli o: country about a mile back from tin river where a hurricane some years be fore had cut down a swath of timbei th aud miles if it had b( led by a ■11 sough child'.H good although we have our best clothes along, had lots of mouej', and to provi latter statement he pulled out the of Confederate money ho had won oi the island and gave a bill to each of thi children. On the instant their timiditj vanished, and they cheerfully consented to pilot us to their home “over by thi harrican,” and as they wei-e sure thai their grandf.ither aud one hand were tin only men on the place we thought i' quite prudent to go witii them. About a mile further on we came up­ on a double log cabin on stilts that lef a space underneath for a swarm of yel low curs and a lot of disconsolate look ing chickens. As wo neared the housi the children ran ahead, and when wi halted before the stejis leading up to thi open space between the two cabins th< little oues were showing their money t( a yellow faced, hollow eyed womai whose faded calico dress appeared to hi her only garment, and who held—cigai fashion—between her thin lips a willou stick, which told at a glance that shi was addicted to the habit of snuff dip “Howdee, strangers?” was the worn an’s salutation as Bell and 1 doffed om hats aud stood before her. Bell said d that he was feeling verj- v ?pting that he was a little damp y aud that if the lady would lething to eat and permit us to jtlies before going on tl gladly far mo did for the us SOlUi ;oing on that he woulc .■ pay her her own price, as he cared far more for the accommodation than hi ‘Como in and I’ll send for dad,” re plied the woman. — We followed her in, and the oldest gir. sent for her grandfather. Tha‘ the owner of the place and the father o! the woman, came in. He wore no shoes A ragged straw hat, and a pair of butter nut trousers, held up by a single sus pender that had left a blue stain on hh unbleached and unwasb constituted his simple i colored hands gave pearance of an Indian. He was very dis taut a t first. He knew nothing about the war and did not want to know, excep* ^ r r v o j ^ u t JB : s a m in i u i o u s : enee as the treatment of chronic diseases. Tlio astonisliing success and remarlialjlc cures performed by Dr. Butterfield are due to the gift- of Clairvoyance, to the long study of the constitution of man and the curing of disease from natural remedies. Let those given up by others call for an examination. He cures the ivorst cases of catarrh, scrof­ ula, piles, female weaknesses a.sthma, diseases of the heart, lung and kidneys. Guarantees to cure Biles and no pay taken until the cure is complete. WiU he at National hotel. Auburn, Monday, Feb. 29 and Tuesday, March 6, Will be at the Franklin house, Geneva, Wednesday, March 2. D b . B dtx e b f ield that a “passel of doggone hetoundskemto d toted He didn’t bring on the war and he wasn’t going to fight “unless they came to tote him off; tlien he would show his hand,” and he motioned to the long hunting rifle and powder horn above the dresser. Bell understood the old man perfectly. Their vernacular was nearly the same, and they were soon agreeing on every point. Bell had been conscripted like Mr. Dillard’s son. and I had been con­ scripted and fairly dragged away from my old mother, whose only support I was. Now we had ‘•lit out,” and we were trying to make our way home to our friends in the mountains, for v determined to letohe “a rich man’s quar’l a pore man’s fight.” Bell really bad foror stockock fiction of this kind, a genius f st fictii and he was so intensely earnest and pic­ turesquely profane in liis nai-rations that I often found myself believing them. I felt very sure that, if we had told this old man 'the truth he would have be­ friended us, partieiilarlj' as we were able to iiay, hut having begun ivith one story it was necessary to stick to it. With tlie old man’s help the -woman soon had a dinner of corn bread, bacon and milk ready, and we complimented the cooking by a display of appetite tliat seemed to alarm the groiq) of children looking on. Bell paid in advance, and, when Mr. Dillard suggested that we rest till next day aud said that he would cob­ ble our hoots for us, we readily agreed. He made us up a bed in the adjoining section of the cabin, and, as Bell felt ab­ solutely sure that we could trust the old man, I lay down with my clothes off ami the feeling that, next to the food that satisfies a burning hunger, there is noth- quite like a bed thatt b;anishes b fa- & ••1 reckon you mout as well have some breakfast; tlien if .so be you’d like to go on and .sleep some more, yon ken do so, for it's still a-rainin.” 'This is some­ thing like the salutation with wliich Mr. Dillar very sure, wi ided out onr twenty-fou: Bill called “downrigh lout which, should have rounded hours of what B sol'd old sleepin.” The breakfast was much like the din­ ner of the day before, except that our bacon was boiled with some sort of greens that to me was very palatable. Mr. Dillard told ns that he was going to Allendalellendale thathat day,y, andnd he adviseddvised uss to A t da a he a u to hang around till the following morning, stiyiiig that in the meantime he would iisult with .some friends who could ’ listed and see if a iilaii could not hi >uld further our venture and :V leading the wretched vagrant if the present. * w —a the necessity of having papers about us that would look and read like furloughs, 1 commissioned Mr. Dillard to buy me some pens, ink and paper, for he had no such articles about his house, ami also to get me if possible some kind of a citizen’s coat. Bell gave him the money and— tiien returned to bed, while 1 went ------------ ned to bed, while iff to the woods with the children. These little ones knew nothing a; _______ knew nothing about hooks, aud were entirely ignorant of the fairy stories on which tlie cJiiklren of hey had ;e,i cruel fairy stories on which tlie cJiil civilization are bi ought up. Tli an idea that YankeBS were fierc . animal.s from which they would run sight, for they had killed their I'athL.. Their ideas of religion were vague and would horrify an orthodox Sunday school. They firmly believed in ghosts, and Min, the girl, assured me, -with Hindi sincerity in lier voice and awe in lier big gray e3'es, that one night, when she was searching for a lost cow in the “haiTican,” she saw two ghosts, and “they looked just like Yankees or dev­ ils.” She was very sure that in the heart of the swamp there lived a rabbit “a heap siglit higger’u a boss, an he don’t never come out, ’cept when some one’s gwine to die. Ef it's a old pusson he crawls kinder slow, an ef it’s a young le skip.s round powahful lively, an dn't think nothin of jiimpin clar de harrican.” would “goin to git nnurk ............... ........ ...... “nigh ’bout sixteen, ef so be the Yankees don't kill off all the men.” Aud she seemed quite comforted when I told her that 1 had no wife, and that I might come down to see her again when I got m3' best clothes and she was “ nigh ’bout si.xteen.” Since that time I have played liildren of the Nava joes, Utes ana xuojaves in their own villages, and I found tliem quite as enlightened as these interesting little white savages of the South Carolina pine lands. Late in the nfternoon Mr, Dillard re­ turned, bringing writing materials and also a butternut coat, ivhich, in addition being several sizes too large, had seen vice before. That night two men, who looked enough like Mr. Dillard to be his twin brothers, came to the house, d we found them like our host ver}!- ich down on the Yankees, and still __3re bitterly opposed to the war and the men who brought it on. They had vague stories about great battles in Georgia and Virginia, and a man over at Allendale had told Mr. Dillard that incoln was killed. This information ■as thought to be reliable, as the man ■ho told it had seen it “with his own res” in a Columbia paper. One of these men was decidedly orig­ inal in his wa3’, and he gave us an idea which we subsequently carried out to our great advantage. He seemed to have a particular hatred for the men ■who had been exempted from anny duty because of their negroes. “Ef so be,” he said, as near as I can recall, “I was a makin fo’ the Blue Bidge, I wouldn't go neah no large towns like 'Gusta, fo’ them's chuck full _________ : bosses or mules, ai ____ _ fer to ride raftier than to walk, I'd do as most sojers do, an that is take a critter nrhen I wanted one. Of course ivouldn’t be wise to hang on to the sau critters, but change off every chance.” This man was regarded by his frii •ivannab, and a trip in his ; emt to Pickens,” which garded by [■eat traveler. He had been Savann;—, -------- ---- ------ madte-a trip in his j'ounger days “ way i was the extreme as a gn inah, a he had S lie C o m i i i i t t e d S u i c id e . Mrs. E. C. Boe, at Watkins, left this letter: “ My husband-Forgive me if I c.ause you trouble, but I suffer so. You do not know tv hat these long, wakeful, wretched nights are to me, and I am so tired, darling—tlie pain will never be better. It is not easy to take my oivn life, but I have been sick so long. Good-bye, my husband, I love you— your wife.’’ This is but one of thousands that gives up, instead of using Miles’ Restorative Nervine, and being speedily cured of their wretchedness. Go to Casey & Seaman’s and get an elegant book and Trial Bottle free. A large assortment of Homeopathic remedies at the Argyle Pliarmaey. D C1TTV O boans ,P ianos $33 OT. Catal’R Fnii u L n l I I DanieiF. Beatty, ■W’ashington.NJ. north-western corner of the state. We talked far into the night, and the n e s t ' morning Bell and myself, in excellent health and spirits, bade farewell to Mr. Dillard aud his interesting fainibv. We had a rude map of the Aiken,i lerts Disagree as to a .<51,00 B a n k Note. i is good 0r ik bill is causing a good deal among bank tc •ernment officials. As to whetber i: L.?I00banki discussion i a good dea tellers and e roadslead- I opinioi bad there is a difference of bill turned up at the Illinois Trust kept oil the tracks indicated and did not ■ thought it a good bill and up ut tbe larger plantati ht trust the poor wliiti .ions that we ites, ‘‘fo’ they “j it to other exxierts. It iiurported been issued by the First National bank of Boston. To settle tbe qiiei the bill was taken to the subti'cas was our own Kina or roiKS. ruis auvice , ~ ----- . was certainly good, and acting on it we i the bill was taken to the subti-easury many deserters on tbe way, and tbe men j ■with Avbom we spoke were all conviiK-ed -ii , ^ that tbe south was whipped. If the de- ^ I s kiiowii to be llj oxwtcncp, and that moralization and desertions wei. as . of the ^ of^ is a picture of Commodore Perry his men in a rowboat on Lake Erie is about to “We have as is customary. lere are few counterfeit §100 bank bills known to be iij existence, and that of the Fir.St National o; great in other parts of the south, and I i of the be.st. In §190 b! am inclined to think they were, it is cer- is a picture ot Comm tain that the southern men hastened the ' “ 1 •'11’< w boat ( inevitable end. , ® On the night, or ratbi of July 7 we were cone wood between a place called Lowndes- Yille and the border of the Anderson dis­ trict, about three miles from the Savan­ nah river. We had been traveling bard for about sixteen hours, and made up our minds to rest before going on. We lay down in a deserted cabin, that must have been used at one time b3- hunters, for there were, plenty of “birds” in that section. We had the commodore is ! called r.owndes- bills Water is seen to be drippins from both sides of an oar suspended above tbe water. In the comiterfeits lenty of “bird id not 5’et dropjied off tc •startled by bearing the cabin we saw six ivell mounted, tvell led men appro.ichiiig. The when we were startled by bearing tramping and snorting of horses, ooking out through the chinks of armed men appro.ichi directly to the cabin, a; if sure that the ffiof w e r e .- irties they were in search [•eted there. Reining in, men halted before tlie opening, aud with his carbine thrown into the hollow of his bridle arm he shouted: “Hello, in therel” I came to the opening, and, with as much boldness as I could assume, I asked the man what he wanted. “ We want all 3-011 fellows to come out and surrender,” he said. Bell came to m3' side, aud together we stepped out. “There's more in there!” persisted tbe man, who appeared to be in command. We invited iii which he at < CHAPTER VI. WE AUE CAPTURED BY THE UOJn; OU.ARD, WHO BEL.IEVE US TO BE HORSE THIEVES. the water drips from 01113- one side of the oar blade. The bill in question had side, it is clai ■asi so much worn a drip on only one ; though the bill w it was difficult to detern It was the iiiaiii point Scboeiiinger bases his decision. Tellers generally think the bii in spite of the decision of the i ?remiig —Chicago Tribune. A curious adventure has M. Arseue Ho happened to .lussaye, the author. Some 3’ear.s ago, while at his couiitr3' seat in tlie (lopni'tDjont of tlio Aisne, he saved a little girl from being burnedI to deatheath in to d in her father's lout the a hand­ y's little girl from being bun a fire which occurred ( farm. He had forgotten all a event till the other day, wher some 3'oung woman called a t his chateau and informed him that the firemen oJ the village where the conflagration took place had voted him a meilul. “1 am I’.iB child 3'ou rescued from the flames,” she said, “and have come to thank you irith all my heart for your noble and generous bravei'3'.” Her name is Mile. Dupre, and she is ou the point of getting married. M. Hous.s;i3'e, charmed with her simple bearing, and delighted with the medal she hiiniled him. said to her: ‘'8o 3-011 are going to bem;'aTieJ.tu'o 3'ou? Well, I am glad to hear it. aud shall consider it an honor if 3'oii will allow me to provide' 3'our gown for the wedding aud o.notlier gown made of flame colored gauze to re­ call to mlml tho first clay 1 made 3-onr pleasant acquaiiYance.” It is needless to say- that sheaccexitcdthi. offer.—Paris Cor. St. Louis Post-Di-spatch. Lived in a Ci' 3 'pt Tweiily-oiglit Years. Robert D-ividson, who for twentx'- ;ars livi'd in tho cryqit of tho WE LAUNCHED IT AND PUSHED OUT. The fact that the hor.semen searched the cabin convinced Beil anti my.self that we were not the men thex' were looking for, but this assurance did not make the ispect look brighter. Our situation iarance were not in our favor, ■s were not prepos­ sessed was evident from their oaths aud scowling faces. Before our escape from Milieu we decided on the should tell once tve got away without any variation. and appear and that 01 ind stie groes1 \ now we tv the white to it witlioiit any had done except in the case who had befriended us, so that tidy to confront anx' of ite men with whom tve had spoken to prove that tve liad been persistently statements, Itwa.snot inteer information, but it slow to resent in a spirited way- any attempt to treat ui dignity. Prom force of habit ratln consistent in oursta our policy to volunt tve were not slow to resent in a spiriti habit rather than the result of any agreement. Bell always told his story first, and after he had tvoi-ked himself: and becc eager to fight any-1 way they chose, at a time,” I assumed a lofty man­ ner and used ray finest language—the latter 1 found was always potent with even southern men of education. The leader of the gang of horsemen was a loud voiced bully, and that his military record was confined to the home guard was evident at a glance. With a loud oath aud a threatening gesture in the direction of his pistol he addressed Bell, perhaps because he was the older and the .titroiigei’ looking. “Well, you d—d horse thief! You in­ fernal cowardly deserter, we got you and this boy; now if yovi don’t tell us wbar the rest of the gang is, b y ----- , we’ll take our halters and swing you two fel­ lows up right here!” \\0 ve that he meant business, tbe name was Holland—flung liim- saddle, and the otber-s fol- [uple. Bell did not quail; nerthat ward Holland and, looking him full introductory- low that if he prove self from t lowed his i iarly in war he be clrarch. bitrch ore, is dead. He vv-as born . in isil. and came to Amci ?re:diyte life.' Somo iccaine se.vtoii of Wes! fitted np a ‘fore tho itminster way- among the graves and tombs beneath tlio cliiirch, and since 1803 ho lived tbere in a Iiormitlike way-. He was extremely- i-oticont in regard to his history, and would never give any exxjbinatioii as to liow he came to choose such a place as a dwelling place.—Phila- delxihia Ledger. Tlio Cra'Ao for Horseflesh in Dcrliii. I heard yesterday- that the French lik­ ing for hor.sellesh is imitated to such a degree in Berlin as to have become a craze. Several invitations have been re­ ceived by proxirietors of Parisian restau­ rants to a grand banquet of this meat, announced to take place in one of tho Xirineipal re.staiirants of Berlin. Dishes prexiarcd only from horseflesh -will be served, and tlio meiiu comprises the fol­ lowing; Horse broth, 11-ith tapioca; horse tongue, glazed aud ornamented; horse brains a la. Toulouse; roast loin of horse, with cranberries; horse head en tortue, with salad.—Cor. Philadelphia Times. .Shut tho Diiuimy. nights ago by the unusual barking ao snarling of his dog, aud going to t door with his shotgun fired a t the figu roosting. The figure feU and Toles, cautiously g _ ound it to be a dumm;y. made with old clothes stuffed with straw. to the ground, and Toles, cautiously go­ ing forward, found it to Jie a dumm fat gobblers.—E.xch! away seven t; hange. Digging for Buried Treasure. th tt Uufwya gold and sib the early- ■hicli they stole from ionaries and other parties orhood, an^ occasionally the treasure hunters become a plague. One of the.se fevers is now “on,” and as the country is underlaid with iron, the divining rods are leading the owners to dig, until some of tho fields look like newly planted gi-avcyards.—Philadel­ phia Ledger. timate that either of us was 1 f he lied like a sneak aud tin , her, that | of obstructions it coward ' ideas. It consists Klccti'io Coivcatclier. ice to prove This bold horse thief he lied like a sne truth was not in him, and, further, that if he (Holland) was not the biggest that ever wore a beard he would either apologize or else give the man he had gi’ossly insulted an equal chance iiis honor and his courage, course had an excellent effect, and Bell was quick to see it. Turning to the other men, with a manner that indicated he was sorry to see a lot of fine fellows in such company as Holland’s, he said; “We uns is sojers on furlm to make our way to the mom uns hez been whar the to insult we uns never wa.s and never be, aud that’s whar Yankee bullets hezbeeniiyinarouna. Ju s t look a t thut!\ With a dramatic intensity and a force of action such as I have never seen surpassed on the stage, Bell tore open his shirt and pointed to the still unhealed bullet bole [TO BE CONTimXED.J Y o u ’v e No I d e a How nicely- Hood’s Sarsaxiarilla Jiits tlie needs of people who feel “all tired out” or “ run down,” from any cause. It seems to oil up the whole mechanism of the body so that all moves smoothly and work becomes a positive delight. Be sure to get Hood’s. Hood’s Pills act especially upon the liver, rousing it from torxiidity to its natural duties, cure constipation and assist digestion. Read the best paper in the county, the S eneca C ounty J ourna l . A full line of of patent medicines and Druggists Sundries at Lyon’s Argyle Pharmacy. An electric device for cleading a tr E obstru is among the newest sas. I t consists of a triangular steel Iding frame,ime, overer which a net is •etched.etched. Thishis iss ydaced ou thehe frontront ov str T i ydaced ou t f locomotive and c;in be opened at the obstruction upon it. additional arrangement is a scoop to tbe track. Tbe recent tests were very satisfactory.—Exchange. One Charge of Shot Killed Two Oeer but when he went forward to secure the buck which he had hit he was sm-prised to find a doe by his side. His gun was loaded -with a heavy charge of buckshot, and tivo of them had entered the doe.— Bangor (Me.) News. 'X'De D o c t o r s a r e <»uilty. Grave mistakes arc m.ade byphysieians in treating Heart Disease. The rate of sudden deaths is daily increasing. Hundreds become victims of the ignorance of xihysicians iu tho treatment of tliis disease. One in four persons has a diseased heart. Shortness of Breath, Palxiitation and Fluttering, Ir­ regular Pulse, Choking Sensation, Asthmatic Breatliing, Pain or Tender­ ness in Side, Shoulder or Arm, Weak or Hungry Spells, are symptoms of Heart Disease. Dr. Miles’ New Heart Cure is the only reliable remedy. Thousands testify to its wonderful cures. Books Free. Sold by Casey & Seaman. At the Argyle Pharmacy is the only place in town you can get a glass of Whipped Cream Soda.

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