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OONNECTICUT EASTERN NEWS. (JlIAB. A. KIRTLAND, Proprietor. AN ENTERPRISlNG PAPER FOR ENTERPRISING PEOPLE. PRICE THREE GENTS. VOL. II. NIANTIC. CONN •• TUESDAY .• AUGUST 18. 1896. NO. 49. iWelcome Every Way At this season of the year coughs and colds are very prevalent, and a sure preventative is what everybody wants. If. J.- Hamilton Gala's ~ \W.lcoma Cough and Lung Balsam . . Is the medicine you want.· It pll-rifies the blood. In every school in Paris there ill a teltaurant "here free me.la are served to the children who are too poor to pay for them. ="'="'="'== Dr. Cold, an eminent German phy. sioian, says that every pereon under twenty·one yeara of age needs nine boors' rest out of the twenty·tour. An English paper has disoovered that Oleopatra was a cyolist, for did not Antony advise her: "Of Oaesar aeek your honor, with ,our safety?" RECOMPILNSE. Ttey MY the raf98t flowers That unfold within the brRln Owe their beauty to oonditlons or III health. of IOrroW, pI'Jn! They say the 8w~t88t 80ng ot bome Willi hi' whose ftreslde Wu his lonely hea-rt, which kne", No other hearth beside. They My the great aohtenment8, The ')uocessas wo call sweet, Are the swUtlr followll}f:l' rootsteps On tbe heels ot sa& del.,..,. III health, defeat Ilnd lonellne" Thr ~atest boon may be, Gra8p weH the nettiei though it sttngs, Ita palo. m"y strengthen thee. -L. W. Rountree, in Ohicago Inter-Ocean. you are happy, for I hur yuu singing ne.er fails to warm the heart aod that solDe times, and -when I Slie you and encouragement i. pleaSant even \0 the your huaband on the .treet h. is al· doom.d. She oaid goodby and ".nl way' holding your arm &8 if you were UP. the dark, oreaking .tairs. As she a piece of rare porcelain. You are the took my fingers I notioed. tbat her only porson in this dreary place- hand was hot and fevered and that her tbia ruin, as they call It-who ever eyes looked strange and restless. emU... The rost-ah r they go about - After heariug tbat poor girl's st.ory lite gbosts, oreeping up and down, up I almost fanoied myself a millionaire, and down, the stairs aa if they'd die 80 muoh better"nd happier WAS my at 80 muoh as the sound of thejr foot· lot thAn hers. The old furniture ap· dept.. Oh, this Amerioa, it is a"ful- pearoo less awkward. and soratcbed, U Ie terrible. I think sometimes 1- the faded ourtains seemed to brighteD, .hall di •. . I think .ometime. that I ••• n the old olok .to.e did not look can live no longer in this vault,. where 80 bad after a11, and when Tom came people are neither dead nor alive. If home I fussed over him in a way that onl,. I had more work. if only I could made him l!!Iay: Oiling the Sea. One of the most curious sights aI eea is that of an oil·bound ahip. Every up-to·date ship carriel!!l oil tanks, the quantity varying with th~ size ot the ve98el. For instance, a steamer of 150 tons burden oarries OD an average sixty gallons of oil. Thi! oil is the refuse discarded by the oilrefining factories. and often consis~ of a mIxture of whale oil, petroleum and vegetable oil. It costs about two, pence a 2&llon, a.nd a large-sized vessel can be well supplied for twenty shill· ings. OLD·FASHIONED LOVE. We are so "out 01 date" they 1&1, Ned andL We love in an old-fashioned way LODg slJlce gone by. He sa.ys I am his helpmate tru.e In everything, And I-well I will own to yoa ~ Be is my k1n~. We met in no romantic way 'Twixt <Iglow and glooom." He wooed me on a. winter day . And In II. room_ 'J , t I Yet through lire's hOUlS of .9t=ess It.noi 9t~ When griefs befell, Love kept our small]lome corner warm, And aU was well. NAd thinks no woml1O. like his wHe, But let that pass, Withiu the 1 .. lalghte.n month;' the Spanish Generals have reported to t.he home Government something like 16.· t 000 decisive viotories, avers the At· \Only 25 Cent. ft, Bot;t;le. ______ ~ I lanlio Con.titntion. As a m.tter 01 earn more money and get a little more "Dear, I'm always afraid of you A . JOURNEY FOR LOVE. rOOm lom."her. in the fre.h air and "h.n you aot 11k. thi.; it'. onre to The oil is stowed in spacious zin~ tanks, arranged in I.ho hold of tbe shi! to aot as ballast. Eaoh ta.nk contain! fifty gallone of oil, aud an ingenions mechanical tap Drnngement connecu the tank with the outside of the vessel. Perhaps we vtew the dnallife Tbrough roseate glass. Even it flle p~spects be not brJght We hold it true J. H. DAY, JR., faot, however, not a aingle deoisive victory haa been achieved. Peed, Uraio, Hay, Flonr, Etc'l at Wholesale. Tho Paria Aoad.m,. of 8oiOlloe h .. lately r~.laed Haslel·' lable on the "ohemical composition of man." The new analysis shows thltt there are 100 grains of iron-not suffioient to make a ten·panny ua.iJ, muoh leBS a plow sh.re-in the average man's body. IAJ)(BJ:B. SHINGLES AND BtTILDERS HARDW ARE AND MATERIALS. SAYBROOK JUNCTION, - Conn. J Dan Fernandez will I!!oon be iD the cooditiou in whioh Bobinson Cru· soe found it. A Chilean oommission r.porto that the population has .unk from 169 to twenty·nine. the inhabi· tanta le8Ying beaause the whalers and other veBBe}s no longer touoh there. -DB.t.LER IN- Ohile wants to fortify the i.land. . Fine Groceries. • I ...' ..... a apecIolr.y 0' the aa ..1 WINES AND LIQUORS ... IhoIIoaJ ~. Ord .... ho_ .. " I ..... ooIlclteol. ...W..I L-L.IA M. A. HOLT. Ne. London. Niantic House ••••.••• wu •••••••• NIANTIC, CONN. ............ , 0,.. 111 the y.r. CommercIal ...... I'f"OeIft apeclral &UieDtiOIl. .... if_tiel Bou~ II cooYenleat • _ .... 10111 .. ODd .spreu ...... ;;cI baa aD UUOb.1r11014d _ 01 Loa& lal&11d SollDd. -.:../._--"'.----- .. Rt, Finish and Durability, ••• M..., .till IUd .. Uoa til 'P"Ice:t.are tbf ....,. ...., tile CukND·Ilr4e.C louuD,.Up 11' •• COYLE. CUSTOM T.t.lLOR, GIr. e ... u4 Gold_ 8&a.. Ne" Lo.4oa. Vi Q.oIIIIIMa .... .uUlt. • BEL ... A.IDERSON, DUU. IJI .. ............ .... Clock&, Jewelry. !MI. ,. aDd Precioul 8to08, ~, CoIDpuleI, Tide Table" ........ 'TII&ET.. Ne .. LoDdcoD, Co~ .. en. .at .... Cloeb aDd JewetrJ ......... ~ Kapel'NDCIH Wonmea. DBlWTlIlTRY. &- W. Cantwell, L. D. 8. ............. ~rold ... lI).U .. -. ~ ... LOJIDOlI. OOJilW. : !_~.,, __ b, In. r. C •• _. Dr. c-n..u...a. t. eiIdI cue penoulJy. 0AaI ..... ( ... 1&0 1'10 • • • ,11.0", ,, , . Market .-:uua. __ ... Iee e ••• • C BeeC, Veal . ••••• tt ••• BETlIlES 'I THEIR SEASOlt e ..... wIII_~ .......... _ ....D.. ABODY 008., NIANTIC Fine Pianos Do you waDt to buy or rent .. Illtrnlllenti Sewing Machines. I .... fur.1ab the beat at lo,. •• t ratea. Organs • • • t)inoe the first importo.tioD of draught horees from America by deal· ers to Hamburg, over. yellr ago, foU,. 10,000 Amerioan horses have arrived in Germany. They have given suoh Ihorough .atiaraolion thai deal.rs from Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen and of the belt make. tor Ale, rent . other points have beoome onough in-or e:J:cbanI8. Terms to IUU t d purcbuer. create ~o import themsoI-Yes. ~~t, 1ean' ex~r1'Doe In tODIDI aad npamD', Corn_pt..deuce ItOUclttd. _ N. O. POST, CONN. DR. W. B. KEENEY, DENTIST, 104 State St., V~UJ.a¥~:B TU UrI Iral UrJga ~~., O:r EUT BEJlLIlII', CoNN., -Cu Furnish You a Good- Corrugated Steel Roof . Fer» 1.<:a .• er f'o'q •• re toot. ' "". STOVES AND. • • The State Asse880rs of Maine are m&king their anDual tour of the wild lands. It is said the lands are so wild that in some seotions the "faluatiQn has not gone up foor cents an acre in forty ye.r.. Tb. tre •• are so thiok that they ohoke .aoh other'. growth. Maine's forebts have only ha.d their edges trimmed by the' lumber conlumere in tbeir rage for deforesting. Some things are very funny, but no~ half as fnnny as oth.r things. For example, relates I he New York Herald, two men tried to break out of State Prison in M.ine reoently. One ofthem, lames Buohanan by name, WM uuuo· D888fuL He didn't have the push and genins of his namesRke. The other tvl8 oalled Oliver CromwelJ, and of oouree he fot away, jnst as the great Oliver would h .. ve done under like Diroumstances. There are 80me little men with big names and some reaUy rreat men with namos &8 oommun &8 Brown or Robinson. The 01l".r by Marahall Field. of RANGES • • • • • • Ohioago. of 82.000.000 as an .ndo ... .. enl of the Fi.ld Columbian MUBOum .nd a .eneralllne ot kitchen ,s a reminder to the World that in the utenslli. .. att.r of gifto and beqne.to for pnblio J. E. IlILLIAR, purpoaes Chioago bas in recent ,.ears rather taken the lead from New York. "Aparl from the dir.ol gifto of Rooke· leUer. we b.li ••• th.t Ohioago Uni· Tinsmith and Plumber, Niantic. Bepatrt ... of all kiac18 .... &11 ad prompt1, dODe. Conn. ver.ity has reoei.ed a muoh larg.r aggregate of endowmont from Chioago oitizenl that our Colombia College haa received in the same time from the oitizens o(New York. This is Dot as it should be. II ·t· • ;,,;,;;,.,=== JOHN C. PEA.BODY,.! lORIS +- Ton8orlal work cl eyer, de.e1!'lpU ••• Dr. Hopkins, of tbe agrioultural ex: periment station at MOl'gantowD, W. Va., who has given the subjeot muoh studYI says there is great danger of the early destruotion of the Oh10 as a n"i&abl. high"a,.. and aloDg wilh il the Potomac, James and Tenn88lee Rivers. To B&ve these rhera, repre· I8nting 2000 miles in the aggregate, it is neoessary to save the forests in .. small part of Pennsylvania and )(U.1I'I'IC, CONN. KlUlDatea I'"eo aDd dellgns fur•• ltbed for all kiod, ot ",T£ -'10 MARBLE WORK r_~ .. LOW""'. ."h ..... Pol." QaIDey ud tile Darlll BUfer Grey Gru· ttll. 8f11C\lalU'I. ..3. .... f.or IetterlnC and cleaolac ;' .,. ...... s,a' wlA.. ce ..e wrlel prompt- - . C. ~. D.t. Vl8. II D~WOLF, -DUI.BIt IK_ • ~:=: ...... Palato. WhIte !j OIl, ,"lDdo •• , Door., etc. Fine IIDe of Clga~'s and tobacoo. ltI.t.IN ST., NIANTIC. ...-Local ~:- ror the NE ... I . F. A. BECIWITH. LIVERY, FEED, -A.~D-BOARDING STABLES SPacUL ATt'EKTIOK TO T .... v&Ll.o lit-if. Teamlng of &11 klndJ and Bilok. e.nd Single 'roams at a momenl', DOUoe. NIANTIC, • Com. . ERNEST CHADWICK, Attorney &. Counselor at Law. NOTARY PUBLIC. Barr18 Building, New Loudon, from 10 a. m. 108 p. m. Old Lyme from' p. m. to e p. m. AppoiJltment8 made tor any time. Maryland, and a con8iderable part of West Virginia and VirgInia. From the estimates given 1Jy Dr. HopklDS it appears tbat an areo. of about 1,000,000 aores shooid be reo served if we hope to save to posterity these immensely valuable highways of commeToe;;,'=======,," Posaibly ODe of the reasons for the low prices of wheat the past few years, 6UggCtlU the America.n Cultivator, is thu.t so many substitutes have been found for it as human food. We still use G great deal of wheat. but in cities espeoially wheaten bread is lC88 the st.1f of Wo thai it us.d to be. Th. use of oat meal p.as increased, and it daily forms part of the nutritive ration, tltnd vcry good nutrition it is, too. We use far more fruit than formerly, snd also wore potatoes. The latter UTe Dot eo good in nutri· tiou os wheat, aud for this reason ONE OF THE LABG~81' LINKS 01' thoir increased use is not for oor tltd· W nil "'per and Pnlnt 18 lile City. .antago iu h.allh and slrongth. Lik. CoDlprljll n~ over 60,000 rolll of tbe all othor stnrchy fC'oru., pow.toes are FlDut WaU Paper to eJect from. difficult to digest, and ,mould only be R. J. SISK, •• lell in. mod.er.lioll. oxoept by tho •• •••. ~ III., cei. f!!r!, ••• Ln'.· I wh_ d,,_l1oll Ie nro .... ge' where I can !ee trees and green toreron a quarret '" ~nd then we YO B K ~Dp. And this noise-this end,less laagbed. The ideo. of Tom in a roar ol..."agonl-and clanging of street quarrel was really too funny. o it,.. that :MeGa. .... bell. I Ah. I fear I am going mad A. ,.e oat down to the IiUI. onpper for -thlt my brain i. iII-" · I had prepared I told Tom about my The heaviest burdens ma.y g row light When shared by two. -PbUa.delphlo. Iflmes. FUN OF THE DAY. American gen· It WM the same old story-little or visitor, and "e immediately began to in• • 1,111100 to no ,,:ork, wretohedness of heart and a lay plaus as to how we could be st O-ller overflowing desperate laok of money. I pitied her her assistance. As T om remark e d : witb ambitious and felt that strong sympathy whioh "We never hear of auy one who wants If a dangerous gale-- arises, and the lhip beoomee unmanageable and likel, to founder, the sloices are opened and twenty gallons or more of the oil is allowed to esoape iuto the sea. The elleot is instantaneous. How· ever stormy the sea may be, the vesselliea in a gently heaving millpond. There is no furtber danger of founder: ing, and 'he oil moves along with the . ve88el for some tims, often half an hour, after ·which it breaks up and disperses. The sbip must slacken speed a little, and mere oil is let out from the tank~. Enormous waves may bear down on the ship, but on ap· proaohing tbe magio oiled oircle they seem to melt away and pass h:umlessly beneath the vesael. After tho pickpocket haa suoceed.eC in getting his hand in he takes t.hingl easi1y. men and wo· only one woman can have for another. lessons in painting; they're always on mt\n, wbo flook How much richer WAS I, I thonght, a mad teBr after languages. U And 80 =-.., ~'" there "ith high than this poor, friendless woman alone we bethought ourselves of severaI per-hopes and beat· in a foreign coontry. How could I sons to whom we would · recommend ing hearts and complain sIter that? and advertise the talents of our down- ;"ho, onoe lost in the city's struggling She told me her history; her crim- cast neighbor. ,mus of humanity, drift lower and soned cheeks grew brighter as she I did. not see her the next day, but Ilower aud ftbaU,. seek .ocoupation in continued an J her hands moved nero the following morning I tiptoed alona . t~e moat hu~ble &Dd bItter paths of . vously as if she were ill. the creepy conidor to her room, hfe. Suoh creatures of misfortune Her mother, it seems, had been a carrying a litt1e breakfast dainty in wera the ~nants of a amaU, sh~ky widow of considerable wealth Rnd my hands and hoping tbat she would ~trncture In lower New Yor~, a bulld- moved in the best society in Berlin. accept it in t.he same sisterly spirit .Jng that had 60 outgrown Its ~eful. Whcn she, my visitor, was fifteen years t.hat it was offered. I knooked several ·kn ell and d'e cent appe. ara"n ce that It w... a Id h th . d . Th t,·me. on the door. but no answer I ar mo er marrJ6 agaIn. e . nOWn aa 'The BUlns, which Dame stepfather, having the usoo.I old coun- came. Then I fanoied that I hoard W&8 most significant when one consid· 'ers the finanoial condition of the old try ~iew of woman's incapabilities in business dairs, promptly relieved his some one' moan.' Baok I ran to Tom, who 'returnp.d with me, and aftersatis-I fying ourselves that the girl was there and ill we broke open the door. house's occupants. ,We lived in "The ·Buins." Tom and I, pegging awl.,. at our pictures and p .. ,.ing for that hU .. lul . day ,.hen lame and fortune would come, wheu we could shake the duet of "The Ruins~' from our feet and journey .... y to .om. delightful .pot beyond the r.aoh of bill ooll .. tors and out of Ihe prosaio .ound of .egetable oarIB and eoal wagons. It was this thoughl of ooming wealth that kept U8 on our feet. that buoyed our sinking spirits and made UA laugh when our hearts were cruthed under a load of sorrow. Were we un.bappy? ' No, for we hOod each other, and tho love of man and woman is a healing balsam in ~imes of misfortone. To be sure, eaQh grie~ed to .ee the other in ",ant 0' thOle little luxuries whioh mllke life w~rth the living, but had we not eaoh other's inppiring 'Words of hope to ch~r ~he -way I!'nd make the rough places leBS .harp and painfnl? Had Tom been Blone, had I been alone, the dreary forsakenn881 and the agOD,. of unoeasing disappointment would have been beyond all human enduranOB and'... U, who can lell "hat fate· would have been ours? It is • barrowing thought, and a foolish one, hoL women are wont to dwell on It"hat might have been, n even if it makes them miser. bl • . Our neigbbors, the other tenabta of "',rhe Ruinsn were oonditioued like ourselves. Like us, too, they wore shabby olothes and run·over shoes and supplied the ..... anta ot the "mner man" by buying articles ot food at tho oarIler grocery and cooking them over the blaze of a smok,. glate fire or an ill· smelling aputtering oil stove. There "ere ais or eeven of them. our neigh. bars. and e~eryweek or two one w'ould dieappear, no doubt to go inle oheaper lodgings, while a new face and an un. familiar but eqnally .habby lIgur. would take his or her place. We ow little of tbe other tenants, meetiDg th.m only in til. dn.ty. bleak haU. waya or on the oreakiDg, unstead, alain. Sometime. they would murmur good morning or We would exchange • growl of hatr.d for Ih. landlord of the orambling "Roins, II but more freqoently we passed in silence, slinking hurriedly along as if ashamed of our paroels of provisions or our three·sea· son garments. This had been the oon· dition of ~ur BOoial aJfairs until one gloomy April da,., ·wbell there came a timid knook on our door, whjoh I answered with DO great feeling of happiness, fearing' an unlooked·for visit from the ullcongenial landlord. My apprehensions were groundles's. It was the Httle German governess who lived in a oheerless back room OD the floor above. "'1 heard your hosband go away and a:,. took the liberty of ooming to you," she stammered in broken English, as a pretty blusb of embarraSttment orim. soned oheeks whioh were usually of a cold and unhealthy whiteness. ' "I bave waited to oome for suoh a l~ng, long time. It is very lonesome, . this New York, is it not? I think one ,",ould die and· not be found for years unless it was by'tbe lo.ndlord when he comes to collect his fees each week. The landlord, ODO is ·only sure of him; be never fails. he Dever forgote, he oom ••• aoh Wodn •• day wilh hand h.ld ~ut for the money and his wrinkled bId face is aU pinched and puokered ~ith avarice. Aoh, I hato him, the 'andlord. " : Sbe pau80d for breatb. I took Tom's palette, covered with paint from the one oomfortable ohair in tho room and begged my visito1- to be seated. wife of t~e care of her money and thereafter ·positi vely reCused even to C9D80U her 8S to either its use or its diRposaL He entered. into several enterprises whioh fa"iled dislMlly then; he began to speculo.te. with the usual results. In four years the widow's little fortune had drifted away and her hus· band plunged into disaipations tbat soon brought his 84rthly career to an end. Motber and daughter struggled along as be,t Ih.y oould,gi.ing Fr.nch and musio les80ns and doing what sew· ing th.y oould beg from th.ir rioh friende. What a room it was I A bare liUle. garret with bed and table and several decrepid ohairs and footstools. The one semblance of elegance walJ·a large oil paidting of a beautiful woman with BDOW white hair and exquisitely' shaped hands, whioh I immediately surmised was a port.rait of the girl'! moth.r. On the bed loy the room'. 'ocoupant, burning with fever and talking wildly of "this terrible, terrible America, where people have no hearts, II tind sometimes breaking into a strange German love song. We did what we could for her. Tom During this time of povorty Bud dis· v8IIa manly young German had faUen iu love with the hard worki::1g went for a doctor, who came and said she had crain fever. He advised Bend· !ir:!:,r o-onds tbhaellyl, ·bn.gc am'.t hb he trdo tbh.' d. ing her to 0. hospital. and after con· , .... WI ar SIpS d one day he came to his1ittle sweet. siderable red tape pre1iminaries we head and told her that he was going bad ber installed in one of the large to America, that plaoe of · freedom institutions of New York• . She had where oppIlrtunities for work and ad. ~en there le88 than a week when the vanoement are to be had for tbe ask~ kind nurse told us tbat snoh a person ing. He.would sent for her soon~ he as our little invalid was wanted by sud. Sbe and her mother were to lome one who had baenlong searobing oome to bim, to a little home ,hat hA for ber, who had lef' word with city wonld have ready and waiting on the offioers to notify him at ODce tn CBse other aide of the great ooean. she was fo'!nu. How my heart leaped She smiled bravely wh~ he left her, when I beRrd the good news. How but ••• h. watched hi. broad figure happy I was f~ h.r. I rnohed hom. disappear in the solt evening twJlight to Tom and cried all over his shabby delpair seized her heart and strange old ooat and he scolded me for being foreb di d h t bl . "suoh an emotional little woman. IJ o ngs ma e er rem e wlth fear and distreee. But just t'he -same, he bad to put on Ii What an' age it was until bis first let- pretty bold fr::nt to keep me from no· ter arrived I The waiting for it so tioing that his voice ,was unusually fllI.d her thoughts that ab. failed to husky. ~ot.ioe that the dear, frail mother wos Well, unlike the more "artistio" stories of the present moment, this growing weaker and paler eaoh day . Before tbe seoond letter reached B;r- one ends happily. The German gov· erness reoovered, and when ber mind· lin the mother was dead. awakened trom its troubled illnessber For six months the young girl Eweetheart WAS the first on whom ber breasted the storm of poverty. Then, pretty brown eyes looked. Tom and to her great joy, ber lover in far away ' I were there, but she did Dot see UB, America w~ote that she was to come to him at ono.. She gath.red np the small belongioga and heirlooms that, althougb worthle88 in a money sense, were of suoh prioeless value to her and wUh these she ~ saileil· away to her new home. When the gre.t boat land.d h.r in the IJoisy city of New York she found her way to an address that her German 8weetheart had sent her, expeoting to find there a friend of hIS who would put her on a train that would take her to the small town in Pennsyl. vania where ho had secured work. There ha would meet her at the station and, after saying over the holy words that were to make tliem husband and wife, ~Bke her to the littlo home he hOod prepared. The plan was a good one but 80methlDg was wrong somd. where. At the addre85 in New York there lived no person by the name which he bad written in her letter and the poor girl .:wIlS in de~pair. Sbe found lodgings, and the next day journeyed on to tbe little PennsylvaDia tuwn, where she WIlS uuable to discov. er the where~bouts of her betrothed. With but a few dollars left she returned to New York and by some miracle immediately seoured employment as a governess. In another week she was on her way to Mexioo, haviog in her charge two small ohildron of a wealthy Gothamite. Then came t.wo years of harll work, during whioh she went from ono situ· ation to another and finally became our neighbor in "The BUlDS, ,. and we hastened into another room,so 8S not to introda upon. a scene too saored for other eyes. It was easy to untangle the compli· oations that before bad been BO unexplainable. Her betrotbed had in some way given her a wrong address. When too late he discovered the mistake and hastened to New York to meet her as she left the steamship. Again tbere was a mistake and he mi85ed her . Then his searoh began.' As ahe had gone to Mexico almost immediately after her arrival in New York he could get no c1ew of her whereahouts and when at last be found her he had given up all hope .nd was on the v.rge 01 utter despair. They went to tb('lir home in Penusylvania and every letter that Ire· ceived from her-it is years sicoe last I saw hf:r-bring'il news of greater happIness and deeper cootent. We don't live in "The Ruins" now -in fnct, "The !"lnins" is laid low. aod in its plDc3 stands 0. massive oOlce building that towers hIgh above its fellow struoture~. Tom bas a litt1e studio in our Harlem fiat and is.. lmsy as can be imaginell with his magazine and newspaper sketobes. I help him oooasionally, but not as I uaed to duro ing our more uDfortunate dBYS. You see. "little Tom," whG" is now three yea.rs old, is snch an "enlBnt 'errib1e" that it takes all my time to fulfil hit youthful majesty's demands. -Ohicago News. Edinburgh as a Gift Taker. Somo one who roiuaed to di8oios~ his name has offered to give S50n,OO~ to the oity of EJinhurgb, Scothmd, to build a Town Ho.ll. During the last tew years the oity has received SI,. 900.000 in gifts . • "You and your husband are both artiltta?" '\be oontinued. talking fast aDd never .. aittDg for repIi81 to her Q,1l_lio_ "101l _!lit b. happ,.. Y .. . "I havo but two pupils now, U sbe oxplahed. "One I am teaching' Frenoh, the other GermllD. But two pupils-thtly brillg me hnrdly enough to pay my. rent and to buy fuel and provIsIons. I oannot hold out much longer-~nd I thought perhaps you could tell me where I could get work. 1 have tried overy thing-every thing I" I promised to help ' her even while doub'ing myabili'y to seoure employ· mea' lor her, foz I tile'" 'hat llops The Good Litero.'ure Exch~nge, Box 1013, Chicpgo, distributed last year betweelJ. 75,000 find 100,000 papere and magazines in hospitals. peui' elltiarie., poor hou .. ", mi~ .. .. Sailing vesse1s are not so oUeu lur· nished witb oil tanks as steamers. It is estimated, however, that over 200 vessels have been saved froID. ship· wreck by means of tbe oil tanks since they wero introduced. a few yeariJ aao . It is only in cases of absolute peril that the tanks are resoried to. -London Answers. • Iv-/ Doesn't Make Damp Walls. A recent author shows that a prevalent notion that tbo Japan ivy aurl similar plants whioh cling to t.he wall by rootlets make the WillIs damp, is the reverse of the fact. Tons of water are evaporated daily from these lea..,es in the growiIig seB8on-an amount whioh it is ·almos, imposaible they could draw CrC'm the earth through atems whioh a.t the ground are seldom thicker tba.n one's finger. The rootlets suok wo.te1' from walls to help supply this waste; besides tbis, tbey cool walls by thair sho.de in summer. Tbe action of the famous Eng. lish ivy on ruins is referred to a1 practical proof of the drying oharao· ter of these rootlets; the mortar is sa hard aud dry thllt it is difficult t-o de· molish these old wo.l1e. If the blBnohes are allowed to get into gutters or other water oonduit~. so as to choke the floW' in heavy rains, it is said the wRll. may be rendered damp; bat not by the mere clinging to the walls of the planta themseIves.-New York Ind. pend.nt. --'----- The Firsl Horples! Buc\(. A ooriou8 and exoeedingly u~mm&) freak ' is reported by 0. cleer hunter. The hunter was up in Wexford Coun· ty, ~iohigaD, and got on a deer trail that bad hoof marks plainly made hy a buck. Almost all hnnters of deei can tell a book from a doe track. Af· ter trailing the deer and getting with· in a rod of it the buok leaped out of n olump of brush and got knooked down wilh a buU.tlhrongh the head. Tbo deer did not have any borns, althClugn two years old and weighing 150 pounds. Further. it never ha.d horns. Does with horns, buoks with three horns, dozens of spikes, and malformed, horns have often been report· ed of Miohigan and other AmericBn deer, but this .is t he first hornless American buok reported, although some European deer sometimes laoK such weaRonc, but yet are able to whip the horned onee.-New York Jonrnal. _______ _ Crabs Forelell Earthquakes. For some time previous to the day UpO!l whiob the .... great earthquake of August, 1857, occurred. great swarms of crabs of an unknowa. :variety were seen in the Bay of PaytB, Chile. They all appeared to be greatlyexoited, nnll were literally climhing over eRch other in t~eir efforts to escape tbe 'im' peDding culamity. How they knuw tbat the earthquake was collecting ib strength to desolote th·:! cot\st is wore than man c~n suy, but that they knew that something unusulll W~ u.bout to happen there is no doubt whate~cr. 'rhat thero were millions of them may be inferr~d from the rerort of Dr. Forbes, who says that "teu dnys BCtel ~ha earthquake tho dead cubs w e r~ thrown upon the boacb. in ~ w:\ll,likc linf', three to four feet wldo along the whole e:xtcnt of the bay." Fishing With a Buggy, A good fish story is told in Ben<fer FilII . • Boyd. Jack, of Vtlnport, drove his buggy into the river at t.h~t plnae to wash it. After working a wbile he ~o.w what be thought was a Jnrgo snake gyrating around tho buggy. Pr ocuring 0. olub, Jaok waited for a good op' portunity and Jet go, strikin g t,he Sll1" posed snak.o 0. stunning blow, which laid it on the top of the water. '\iitb the club he then landed the monster 00 dry land. when, to his snrpristl, it proved to be a largo Germau cnrll weighing . nineteen pounds. - Pltta. burJM:)ommeroial Quette. The mule possesses a good deal 01 tbe stuff that martyrs are fac?e of.-· Truth. Fame never wins the r8lpeot of th, severely practical unless it pay. cub dividendB.-Puok. "Henry Clay would rath.r b. right than be PresideDt. U "Wha' a pity • mfW can't be both !"-Paok.. On board a t088ing sh.t p 'Tis doubly true, You can not eat your cake And bn ve it, too. When an old man marries a young wife the love is pretty apt to be &11 '0. one side, but the .folly ia shared .~ually.-Puok. A San Antonio girl i8 learning w play Ihe cornet, and her admirers speak of her as "the fairesi flower that blows. "-Texas Sifter. Some of the cable new. is made by. New Yorker, who puts 0 .. his overooat and then wriiea leUeH from an IriIJI. man in Ulsler.-T .... Sifter. A farmer alwaYI!!I wanta the earihwithout it he could do noLhing. Lib Ih. re.t of no, h. gota it, ultimately. too; or at leut six feei of it.-TtrDI Sifter . " HoW' intense 8le the fires of love '" eiacnlateq the poet.. "Yes." anawered the rath.r of sis marriag.able daugh· ter .. "bul Ih.y do lak. a lot of ooal.. -Pick M. Up. Mary bought a little wheel; It wabbled 50 at raadODl Sbe gave it up aAd"'pyed .~ To haul har on a taa~ Some people seem k> think Ulat the world owes tbem a saloon pasaage in the voyage of }ire; especiaUy tbOie who could Dever earn b, t.hem.selne t1J.e price of a steerage tickel-TnUs. "Mi .. Gl'lightly doesu't oeem al 111 afrn.i~ of tht? big waves. '. IINo; abe knows she couldn'i drown. II "Why not?!' "She is 11\ced too tight to swallow any water."-Ohicago Chron· icla. Chased an Alligator. liThe cowordioe of alligators iI w'l1 , known by tbe.people who rs,ide along the bayons whicb were at onS" iime frequented by the uariaus/' said • gentleman floom Southwesiern Loui8iana. "I remember orosaing" meam in the Vermillion condry a num_ of yeHs belore the oraze for alliga&oI' hid .. had 'Irnok the oonnky. I ... • terud a ski!f. and my dog. whioh. I had forgoUen, leaping into the water, "began to swim across aIto!' the boat. !.lmost immediately several alligat;o.I'3, lying wi~h the tips of their nGaN above the surfaCe, began to move 'lfter the dog. and BOOn came withiD • f.w feet of the animal. He realised that he was being OD.liB8d, and proeeeded to taro t he tables by chasiA, them. He barked and tar Ded io make for the 'gators, but they got oa' at his way. I have freqnently swum af~ ter an alligator myself, and he would Invariably turn and ge' out of sight iD hnrry."-New Orlean8 Timee-Demo-erato • Ammonia for Drunks. A very curious profe&8ion haa ~ been sto.rted in London. It is that of enBbling gentlemen who have in· dulged in too much liquor to gei rid of all signs of intoxication with the least pos.Slbl4J effort. Thoaewho prac· tise this new profession provide them· selves with little fiasks of ammonia nnll Jook out for clients In the leading thoroughb.res. When they see a maD reeliDg homs they ru3h up 1;0 him, eifer him their flasks of ammonia" and in nine cases out of ten he accepts thoir services and gives them a liberal fee. A onreful estimate. whioh hu been made shows that these pro"feSolOn earn about five shillings B da, each-New Yotk Telegram . The Largest Described Snake. Speke, in his narrative of the jourcoy to the source of the Nile, deJcribes the largest snake tbat haa OTef been seen by man. "1 shuddered," he .w.ys, "as I looked upon ,the ellee',pl bis tremendous dying strength. :Por ,~rd.s around where he tay grus.. bushes and sa.pling!, in fact every~ hing e:!.oept full grown trees, were (lnt olean off, R8 if they 'had been. ~rimmed with an immense soy the. rbe monster, when .measured, 'WU !ifty·ono feet two aDd a h.alf iuch. · in extreme length, while alonod ~ Ihickeol porliona 01 ita bod,. t.Iao ~ .... nearb IhHe f .. "
|Title||Connecticut eastern news, 1896-08-16|
|Subject||Niantic (Conn.) -- Newspapers; East Lyme (Conn.) -- Newspapers|
|Description||Frequency: Weekly; Publication dates: Began Sept. 18, 1894. Ceased in 1898.|
|Collection||Newspapers of Connecticut|
|Source - Location||Connecticut State Library microfilm, AN104.E3 S73|
|Relation||Succeeding title: Sound breeze (Old Lyme, Conn.); Sound breeze and Connecticut eastern news|
|Publisher||Chas. A. Kirtland|
|Rights||Digital Image © Connecticut State Library. All rights reserved. Images may be used for personal research or non-profit educational uses without prior permission. For permission to publish or exhibit, see Reproduction and Publication of State Library Collections, http://ctstatelibrary.org/reproduction-publication/|
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OONNECTICUT EASTERN NEWS.
(JlIAB. A. KIRTLAND, Proprietor. AN ENTERPRISlNG PAPER FOR ENTERPRISING PEOPLE. PRICE THREE GENTS.
VOL. II. NIANTIC. CONN •• TUESDAY .• AUGUST 18. 1896. NO. 49.
iWelcome Every Way
At this season of the year coughs and
colds are very prevalent, and a sure preventative
is what everybody wants.
If. J.- Hamilton Gala's
~ \W.lcoma Cough and Lung Balsam
. . Is the medicine you want.· It pll-rifies
In every school in Paris there ill a
teltaurant "here free me.la are served
to the children who are too poor to
pay for them.
Dr. Cold, an eminent German phy.
sioian, says that every pereon under
twenty·one yeara of age needs nine
boors' rest out of the twenty·tour.
An English paper has disoovered
that Oleopatra was a cyolist, for did
not Antony advise her: "Of Oaesar
aeek your honor, with ,our safety?"
Ttey MY the raf98t flowers
That unfold within the brRln
Owe their beauty to oonditlons
or III health. of IOrroW, pI'Jn!
They say the 8w~t88t 80ng ot bome
Willi hi' whose ftreslde
Wu his lonely hea-rt, which kne",
No other hearth beside.
They My the great aohtenment8,
The ')uocessas wo call sweet,
Are the swUtlr followll}f:l' rootsteps
On tbe heels ot sa& del.,..,.
III health, defeat Ilnd lonellne"
Thr ~atest boon may be,
Gra8p weH the nettiei though it sttngs,
Ita palo. m"y strengthen thee.
-L. W. Rountree, in Ohicago Inter-Ocean.
you are happy, for I hur yuu singing ne.er fails to warm the heart aod that
solDe times, and -when I Slie you and encouragement i. pleaSant even \0 the
your huaband on the .treet h. is al· doom.d. She oaid goodby and ".nl
way' holding your arm &8 if you were UP. the dark, oreaking .tairs. As she
a piece of rare porcelain. You are the took my fingers I notioed. tbat her
only porson in this dreary place- hand was hot and fevered and that her
tbia ruin, as they call It-who ever eyes looked strange and restless.
emU... The rost-ah r they go about - After heariug tbat poor girl's st.ory
lite gbosts, oreeping up and down, up I almost fanoied myself a millionaire,
and down, the stairs aa if they'd die 80 muoh better"nd happier WAS my
at 80 muoh as the sound of thejr foot· lot thAn hers. The old furniture ap·
dept.. Oh, this Amerioa, it is a"ful- pearoo less awkward. and soratcbed,
U Ie terrible. I think sometimes 1- the faded ourtains seemed to brighteD,
.hall di •. . I think .ometime. that I ••• n the old olok .to.e did not look
can live no longer in this vault,. where 80 bad after a11, and when Tom came
people are neither dead nor alive. If home I fussed over him in a way that
onl,. I had more work. if only I could made him l!!Iay:
Oiling the Sea.
One of the most curious sights aI
eea is that of an oil·bound ahip.
Every up-to·date ship carriel!!l oil
tanks, the quantity varying with th~
size ot the ve98el. For instance, a
steamer of 150 tons burden oarries OD
an average sixty gallons of oil. Thi!
oil is the refuse discarded by the oilrefining
factories. and often consis~
of a mIxture of whale oil, petroleum
and vegetable oil. It costs about two,
pence a 2&llon, a.nd a large-sized vessel
can be well supplied for twenty shill·
We are so "out 01 date" they 1&1,
We love in an old-fashioned way
LODg slJlce gone by.
He sa.ys I am his helpmate tru.e
And I-well I will own to yoa
~ Be is my k1n~.
We met in no romantic way
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