The Bedford gazette. (Bedford, Pa.) 1805-current, February 05, 1869, Image 1

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THB BEDFORD GAZETTE is published every Fri
day morning by METERS A MUSSEL. at $2.00 per
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within six months; $3.00 if not paid within six
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All ADVERTISEMENTS for a less term than
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Alt legal Notices of every Lind.arid Orphans'
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ti*" All advertising due after first insertion.
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JOB PRINTING, of every kind, done with
neatness and dispatch. THE GAZETTE OFFICE has
just been refitted with a Power Press and new type,
and everything in the Printing iine can be execu
ted in the most artistic manner and at the lowest
rates.—TERMS CASH.
Alters should be addressd to
#ob printing.
Having recently made additional im
provements t< our office, we are pre
pared to execute all orders for
With dispatch and in the most
Our facilities fer printing
Printed at short nottee.
We ran insure complete satisfaction j
as to time and price
II O OK S T O 11 E,
opposite the Mengel House,
The proprietor takes pleasure in offering to the
üblie the following arti lea belonging to the
ilk Business, at CITY RETAIL PRICES :
N O V E L S.
Family Bibles,
M"Jium Bibles.
Lutheran Hyuin Books,
Methodist Hymn Books.
Smith's Dictionary of the Bible.
History of the Books of the Bible,
Pilgrim's Progress, Ac . Ac , Ac.
Episcopal Prayer 'looks.
Presbyterian Hymn Books,
'. .-re • Legal,
L- rl, Foolscap,
Congress Letter,
-. rinj.n Commercial Note,
L , lit. (Ijlt. Ladies' Octavo,
M turning, French Note.
Damask Laid Note,
Lai-i Note, Envelopes, Ac.
Hundred Different Figures, the Largest
•er brought to Bedford county, for
*a!e at prices CHEAPER THAN
EVER SOLD in Bedford.
k Ledgers,
1 -Books, Cash Books.
Ledgers. Time Books,
k Memorandums. Pass Books,
Money Books, Pocket Books,
Judgment Notes, drafts, receipts, Ac
' r Inkstands,
"'a P-rnha,
-' .•it. and
-M roeco Spring Pocket Inkstands,
'•lass anil Ordinary Stands for Schools,
Flat Class Ink Wells and Rack.
Arnold's Writing Fluids,
Hover's Inks,
Carmine Inks. Purple Inks,
Charlton's Inks,
Eukolon for pasting. Ac.
s, Cohen's,
"rbush A Carey s, Payaoo,
on. and Scribner's Pens,
irk ■ Indellible, Faber s Tablet,
en's Eagle,
"i.-e, Faber's
'kneeht's Carpenter's Pencils.
'Untie Monthly.
Harper's Magazine.
Madame Demorest's M ; rror of Fashions,
Electic Magazine.
Godey's Lady's Book,
Lady's Friend,
Ladies Repository,
Our Young Folks,
Nick Nax.
Yankee Notions,
Budget of Fun,
Jolly Joker.
Pbunny PUeilow.
Lippineott's Magazine,
Riverside Magazine,
Waverly Magazine,
Bullous Magazine.
Gardner's Monthly.
Harper's Weekly,
Frank Leslie's Illustrated,
Chimney Corner,
New York Lciger.
New York Weekly.
Harper's Bazar.
Every Saturday,
Living Age,
Putnam's Monthly Magazine,
Arthur's Home Magazine.
Oliver Optic's Bays and Girl's Magazine Ac.
C ustantly on hand to accomodate those who want
t.i purchase living reading tnauter.
•inly a part of the vast number of articles por
t.lining to the Book and Stationery business,
which we are prepared to sell cheaper than tlio
cheapest, are above enumerated. Give us a call
We buy and sell for CASH, and by this arrange
ment we expect to sell as cheap as goods of this
class are sold anywhere.
Nos. 23 & 25 Nassau Street,
Organized under special charter from the State
of New York.
CAPITAL $5,000,000
HON. ANDREW G. CURTIN, Philadelphia.
PAILS. FORBES, of Russell A Co., China.
FRED BI'TTERFIELD, of F. Buttcrfield A C
New York.
ISAAC LIVERMORE, Treasurer Michigan Cen
tral Railroad, Boston.
ALEXANDER HOLLAND, Treasurer American
Express Company, New York.
Hon JAMES NOXON, Syracuse. N. Y.
O. H. PALMER, Treasurer Western Union Tele
graph Company. New York.
FLETCHER M ESTRAY, of Westray. Gibbs A
Hardcastle, New York.
A. G. CURTIN, President.
N. MICKLES, Vice President
GEORGE ELLIS (Cashier Nitional Bank Com
monwealth,} Treasurer.
HON. A. K. MeCLURE, PhiLdelphia, Solicitor.
The Chinese Government having (through the
Hon. Anson Burlingame) conceded to this Com
pany the privilege of connectng the great sea
ports of the Empire by submarine electric tele
graph cable, we propose commencing operations
in China, and laying dowr. a line of nine hundred
miles at once, between the following port s, viz :
Canton 1,000.000
Macoa 60.000
Ilong-Kong 250,000
Swatow 200,000
Amoy 250.000
Foo-Chow 1.250,000
Wan-Chu 300.000
Ningpo 400,000
Hang Chean 1.200.000
Shanghai 1.000.000
Total 5,910.000
These ports have a foreign commerce of $900.-
000.000, and an ent.-moug domes lie trade, besides
which we have the immense nterna! commerce of
the Empire, raliating from these ooints, through
its canals and navigable rivers
The cable being laid, this company proposes
erecting land lines, and establishing a speedy and
trustworthy means of communication, which must
a..., m |i,,, tbe commu
nications of the Governmont. of business, mi
social life especially in China She has no postal
system, and her only means uowofeummauicating
information is by couriers on larl, and by steam
ers on water.
The Westerr WoTld knows that China is a very
large country, in the main 'ecsely peopled ; but
few yet realize that she contains more than a third
of the human race. The latest returns made to
her central authorities for taxing purposes by the
local magistrate make her population Foi r hun
frsd and Fourteen millions, and this is more
like.'v to fce under thau over the actual aggregate.
Nearly all of ihese. who are over ten years old,
Dot only can hut .'• anii write. Her civili
zation is peculiar, but her literature is as exten
sive as that of Eurene. Cu.' na 18 11 ' lash
ers aud traders ; and the laf r exceedingly
quick to avail thems 'lves of et try proffered facili
ty for procuring early information it 18 observed
in California that the Chinese make grea. n,e
the telegraph, though it there transmits aaeSsf g 3B
in Englisu alone. To-day great numbers of
•teamers are ow ed by Chinese merchants, tnu
used by them exclusively for the transmission of
early intelligence If the telegraph we propose
connecting ail their great seaport*, were now in
existence it is believed t K at its business would
pay the cost within the first two years of its suc
cessful operation, and would steadiiy increase
No enterprise commends itself as in a g-eater
degree renumerative to capitalists, and u> our people. It is of vast national importance
commercially, politically and evangelically.
lyThe s{ook of this Company has been un
qualifiedly recommended to capitalis.s and busi
ness men. as a desirable investment by editorial
articles in the New York Ileraid, Tribune,
World, Times, Post, Express, Independent, end
in the Philadelphia North American, Press,
Ledger, Inquirer, Age, Bulletin and Telegraph.
shares of this company, to a l'mited nut, ber,
inav be obtained at SSO eath, $lO payable dow ,
sls" on the Ist of November, and $25 payable in
monthly instalments of $2 50 each, commencing
December 1, 1868, on application to
34 Svuth Third Street,
Shares can be obtained in Bedford by applica
tion to Reed A Sohell, Bankers, who are author
ized to receive subscriptions, and can give all ne
eeasary information on the subject. sept2cyl
yyr R combine style with neatnoas of fit.
And moderate prices with the beet warimanskip.
[epll,'Bß,yl |
I)LASTER. —The subscriber would
respectfully inform the public that be has
J just received from the city 80 tons of "best Nova
and will continue to receive, as his stock diminish
es. until the first of April, which he will grind,
and have for sale at Hartley's Mill, and will sell
t as cheap as can be bought for cash. Wheat, rye,
or corn, at the highest cash prices taken in ex
change for Plaster Remember, only until Jhe Ist
of April. Thankful for pas' furors he solic its a
i continuance of the same
, sons interested, are hereby notified that the
following accountants have filed their accounts in
j the Register's Office of Be lford county, and that
the same will be presented to the Orphans' Court,
in and for said county, on Tuesday the 9th day
1 of Feb , next, at the Court House, in Bedford
i for confirmation :
The final account of John W. Sams, Esq.. Tras
! tee for the sale Real Estate of Valentine Wertz,
late of Broad Top tp . dee d
The account of Jacob Snook, administrator of
j the estate of Emanuel Snook, late of Napier tp.,
! dee d.
The account of Wesley M. Akers, administrator
of the estate of Nathan Liyton, late of Monroe
j township, dee'd.
The account of John B. Amos and Samuel B
j Amos, administrators with the Will annexed, of
John Amos, late of Bedford township, dee'd.
The account of David L Keagy, administrator of
I the estate of I. F. Hoover, late of Middle Wood
; bury township, dee'd.
! The account of Wm. U. Dasher an l John B.
Flack. Esq., administrators of the estate of John
! Dasher. late of If >pewell township, dee'd.
The final account of George 11. Sleek, Executor
of the last Will. Ac., of Joseph W. Sleek, late of
Napier township, dee'd.
The account of Henry Rose, executor of tho last
Will, Ac., of Arthur Rose, late ot Cumberland
Valley township, dee'd.
The account of Wm. W Cuppet. Executor of the
! last Will, Ac., of Isaac Cuppet, late of St. Clair
township, dee d.
The account of John W. Knox, administrator of
the Estate of Thomas Kaox. late of Bedford twp.,
The account of John Reininger and Jacob Dull,
I Executors of the last Will, Ac., of Jacob Dull, late
I of Napier township, dee'd.
0. E. SHANNON, Reg'r.
lIST OF CAUSES, put down for
_j trial, at Feb. Term. 1869. Bth day.
Joziab Holsinger vs Mary J. Holsinger,
Isaac L Snider rs S Kochendarfer A wife,
Sophia Hook et al rs Thomas Growden et al,
A C Vaughan. End , Ac.vs Russeli M Trent et al,
Henry Bridenthal et al vs Richard Haslett
Isaac L Fickea vs Geo T MuCorraiek et al,
B W Garretson vs Philip Little et al
Same vs 0 E Shannon.
A B Cramer A Co vs Same,
Ann C Danaker's Ex'rsvs Christ A Danaker.
Certified Jan'y 9,1809 0. E. SHANNON,
janlsw4 Prothonotary.
J Orphans Court, held at Bedford, in and for '
-- the County of Bedford, on tho 16th day
{ SEAL {of November, A D , 1863, before the j
—Judges of the said court, on motion of i
John Cessna. Esq . the court grant an alias rule ;
upon the heirs and legal representatives of Henry j
Brant, late of Cumberland valley township, dee'd, !
to wit : Grorge Brant, residing in Alleghany i
county, Md., Jacob Brant, w hose alienco is Wm
Blair. John Brant, now dead, leaving issue, whose
names and residences are unknown, Andrew Jack
son Brant, residing in Cumberland Valley town
ship, Bedford county, Catharine, inter-married |
with George Leasure. residing in Cumberland.
Alleghany county, Md., and Rebecca Brant, now
deceased, leaving no issue, to be and appear t an !
Orphan's Court, to be held at Bedford, on the 2d
Monday, Bth day. of February, next, to accept or
refuse to take the real estate of said Henry Brant,
deceased, at the valuation which has been valued i
and appraised, in pursuance of a Writ of Parti- ''
tionor valuation, issued out of the Orphans' !
Court, and to the Sheriif- f cuid county for that
purpose directed, or show cause why the same
should not be sold by order of the said Court"
Intestimony whereof. I have hereunto sot my '
hand and the seal of said Court, at Bedford, the
day and year aforesaid.
Attest, O. E. SHANNON,
ROBERT STECKMAN, Sh'ff. Clerk. 1
QHERIFFS SALE.- —By virtue of I
VJ Sundry writ* of Vend Exponu. and Levari
Facias to me directed, there will be exposed to I
Public Sale, at the Court House, in the borough
of Bedford, on Saturday, February 6tb. A D.
1869, at 10 o'clock, A M., the following real Es
tate, viz:
One lot of ground fronting 6.1 feet on Mill street
and running back to an alley 160 feet, with a two- i
story tog rough-cast homo thereon, adjoining
lands or John B. Lonrenecker on the East and
West, situate in Middle Woolbury township, and
*.i.... ... •< rh. property of Jacob 1
Stroek and John B. Longenecker te, ,*
Also, one lot of ground, containing 16 acre*,
partly all cleared and under fence, with a two
story log house and log barn thereon erected ; also
a young apple orchard thereon, adjoining lands of
Alexander Shoemaker on the cast, Joseph Ling
oa the west, Daniels on the north, situate in Ju- ,
data township, and taken in execution as the
property of Ellen Showman
Also,"one tract of land containing 295 acres,
mora or less, with about 24fl acres cleared and un
derfence, with a two-story 'ell' log house plastered,
double log barn, with tenant house and other aut
buildings thereon erected, with two apple orchards
thereon, adjoining lands of Philip Shoemaker, de
ceased, on the west, Abraham Weisel on the
north-west, Simon Stuekey on the South, Christian
Hetriek on the east, situate in Coleraiu township,
and taken in execution as the property of Sam'l
Also, two lots of ground, with one story plank
house thereon, adjoining lots of John M Walter
on the south and north, Sehellsburg road on the
west, situate in Union township, and taken in ex
ecution as the property of John G. Seder and j
A'so. a certain tract of land, situate in Harrison
township, containing one hundred and eight aud
one-fourth acres, more or less, being the same !
tract of land which P. F. Lehman, and Mary Ann. j
his wife, sold and conveyed to John II Wertz and
Sophia Wertz, his wife—you cause to be ievi ;d as
well a certain debt of two hundred aud nine dol- j
lars and ninety thrcecents, which Samuel Heffner, 1
lately in our County Court of Common Pleas. 1
aforesaid, by the consideration of the said Court,
recovered of ..ohn H Wertz and Sophia V ertz.
his wife, to be levied of the said lot of ground, as
also the interest thereon from 18th December, 1867,
and also the sum of SIOO7 which accrued thereon
according to toe form and effect of an act of As
sembly of the Commonwealth in such case made
and provided, and have you those moneys before
our Judges, at Bedford, at our County Court of j
Common Plana, there to be b'"ld on the 21 Mon- |
day ot February, next, there to render unto the
sai l Samuel Heffuer, use of 0 E Shannon, for the
Debt and Intere-t and costs aforesaid, and taken |
in execution as the property of John 11. Wertz
and Sophia Wertz, his wife.
Also, all the defendant's interest in &nd to a
tract of lac 1 containing 100 acres, more cr less,
about fifty acres cleared and under fence, with a
double log house and grist mill and frame tank
barn thcr on erected, with an apple orchard there
on, adjoining Leaner and Hall on the west, Val
entine Riseling. on the eart. Hiram Biaekburu on
the North, Joseph L. D.iugherty on the South ; al
so one tract of wood land, containing 10 acres,
more or less, adjoining Jesse 1. Smith, on the
west, and James Tay'or on the n->rt.h and others
on the east, situate in bt. Clair township, and ta
ken in '".xeeutson as the property of Joseph C.
Blackburn. ROBERT STECKMAN, Sheriff.
DECEASED.—Letters Testamentary having
been granted to the undersigned, fcac-ator of the
lasr Will an 1 IV-lament of John Jiarley, late of
Middle Woodberrv township, deceased, by ;he
Register of Bedford County, all persons indebted
to said estate are hereby notified to make imme
diate payment, and all having claims against the
estate are reouented to present them properly au
thenticated for settlement.
Exeeutor of the last Will and Testament of John
Barley, dee'd. dec!Bw6
rpAVERX LICENSE.-—Notice is
I hereby given that the following named per
sons have made application for Tavern and Res
taurant license, at Feb. Sessions, 1H69 :
O'Donnell A Manly, Bridgeport,Lond'y tp., Tav.
John Reighart, Union township,
Lewis A May, Rainsburg,
Daniel llitchey, West Pr,v Twp., Restaurant.
John Harris, Bedford borough,
Adam B. Cars. Bedford borough. '•
Henrv Rose. Centreville. Cumb. Valley tp., Tav.
Wb. G. Eieboltz. Woodberrv borough,
Isaac Mengel. Bedford borough,
Jno B. Amick, St Clairsville borough,
Wb. Crisman, Napier twp.,
Michael Ott, Bloody Run,
D. M Jones. Saxton,
William Weiiner. Clearville, "
S. R Bottomfield, Bloody Run, "
Aaron Grove. St. Clairsville borough, Restaurant.
Isaac F. Grove, do do
The following persons have made application
for Tavern and Restaurant Licouse, at Feb. Ses
sion. (22d day) 1559.
Win. Long, Londonderry twp., Tavern.
Geo. Troutman. Juniata twp.. Tavern,
janluwd 0 E SHANNON, Clerk.
£ Stockholders of the Hunting ion and Broad
Top Mountain Rail Road apd Coal Company, will
be held at the office of the company. No. 117 Wal
nut street, Phil'a., on Tuesday, February 2nd, at
11 o'clock, a. in., when an election will be held
for a President and twelve Directors to serve for
the ensuing year. I- P AERTSON,
janlow3 Sec'y.
The Books of the Regulator are now ready
for settlement. All persons indebted to said firm
wili please call and square their accounts of last
year by cash or note. H F. IK\ INE.
I7ILLIEB, SHAFTS, Poles, Spokes,
L and Hubs, are sold by HARTLEY A METZ
, y£K at manufacturer's prices. apr3tf
The following passage from the in
augural address of Governor Palmer,
of Illinois, should be re*d and ponder
ed by every Republieai. Radical as
Governor Palmer is, he has still too
much respect for the position he occu
pies, and for the State which has placed
him in it, to let the aggressions of Con
gress go unrebuked.
"Now that the war is ended, and all
j its proper objects attained, the public
welfare demands a recurrence to the
true principles that underlie our sys
tem of government, and one of the best
established and most distinctly recog
| nized of these is, that the federal gov
; ernment is one of enumerated powers.
! It is one of the enumerated powers of
the federal government to regulate
j commerce among the several States,
and from this grant ot* power an at
tempt is made to infer that of creating
corporations with the power to enter
! any of the States, take private proper
j ty as for public uses, and prosecute ev
| ery corporate enterprise, regardless of
j State authority. The correctness of
this inference is not admitted, but if it
were conceded to be just in view of the j
embarrassments it would create, the
power ought not to be exercised. Such !
j corporations would em harass the oper- \
j ations of those already created by the
; States, they would be exempt from
taxation by State authority—iu short
j the Stale would have no power, by
; taxation or otherwise, :o retard, bur
! then, or in any mannei control the op- |
erations of such incorporations. It is ;
essential to the usefulness of the State j
government that their just authority
should be respected by that of the na
tion. Already the aithority of the
States is in a manner piralyzed by a
growing conviction that all their pow
ers are in some sense derivative and
subordinate, and not original and in- j
dependent. The Stat* governments j
are a part of the American system of
government. They till a well defined |
place, and their just mthority must !
be respected by the Federal Govern- !
ment, if it is expected that their laws
will be obeyed. "A frequent recur- j
reneeto the fundamentil principles of
government is essentia to civil liber
ty," and in this view I have thought
it proper to invite your attention to
these subjects.
It is the clear duty of the national j
government to decline the exercise of
all doubtful powers when the neglect
to do so would be to bring it into fields .
of legislation already occupied by the j
States, and thereby raising embarrass
ing question-,, and presenting a singu
lar and dangerous instance of jurisdic
tions claiming (he right to control the
same cla - of subjects, and creating ri
val corporations vritK ,>: • •
Arguments may be found for the exer
cise or this class of powers by Congress,
but they are greatly overbalanced by j
the evils it would produce."
THE NUMBER of pounds of sugar im
ported into tho Uni ed States during
the year 1868, as staed in the report
oi Commissioner Wills, was 1,693,500,-
000, valued at $49,613,327. The aver
age amount of dutycharged under the
{•resent tariff was fur cents per pound,
and aggregated the sum of §67,740,000,
which, ad led to tie original value
makes $117,356,827, a the actual cost of
thesugarconsumed ir the United States
for the year 1868. Bit this does not
include the profits anl charges of the
importer, the whoesale and retail
merchants, which .mount to many
millions more. Sugar is an article that
enters into general -onsumption, en
joyed alike by rich aid poor, and can
not fairly be classed imong the luxu
ries. The tax, therdbre, of over sixty
seven millions of dollars —or nearly
one-and-a half timesthe original cost—
is, to a very great *xtent, an actual
tax upon the industiy of the country.
you want to buy ary .berries to-day?"
said a little boy to ne one afternoon.
I looked at the litle fellow, and saw
that he was poorly dressed. In his
hand he held a baskdfuli of ripe rasp
I told him I shoull like some ; and
taking the basket fmm him, stepped
into the house. Hedid not follow me.
"Why don't you iome in and see if
I measure your be tries rightly ?" said
I. "How do you know but I may
cheat you and take more than I agreed
for ?''
The boy looked up at me and smiled.
"I am not afraid,'' said he, "for you
would jet the ivorst cf it, ma'am."
"Get the worst of " I said "what do
you mean?"
"Why, ma'am, I should only lose my
berries, but you would be stealing.—
Don't you think tlat would be the
worst for you."
Let us think of tnis when we are
tempted in any way to cheat another.
How often do you lear persons pity
any one who had ther property stolen
from him. Yet, although a man lose
all, and keep honest le is rich indeed,
compared with the mm who has rob
bed him.
A lady asked a vry silly Scotch
man how it happenel that the Scots,
who aime out of their own country,
were, generally spealing, men cfinore
ability than those vho remained at
home. "O, madam" said he, "the
reason is* obvious. At every outlet
there are persons staioned to examine
every person leaving the country, and
for the honor of the :ountry no one is
permitted to leave, vho is not a man
of understanding." "Then," said she,
"I suppose you wer<smuggled."
A novelist descrbing his hero as
making love "like two bonded ware
houses in flames ci a dark, windy
night, and the firedarmoutof repair."
Ike's last trick ras to throw Mr-.
Partington's old gater in the alley, and
call the old lady dwn from the third
floor to see an alieygater
Mr. C. 11. Browning contributes to
the Round Table a curious narrative
concerning the early career of this fa
mous French soldier, which differs
materially from the current biogra
phies. According to Mr. Browning's
story. Marshal Ney's proper name was
Michael Ney. He was a captain in
General Wayne't army in the war with
i the Indians. Ilis career was marked
by the most daring deeds of valor, and
he was called among the soldiers by
; the last title Napoleon ever gave him—
| the "Bravest of the Brave." Captain
i Michael Ilodolph was young and fiery,
j and on one occasion feeling himself in
sulted by Gen. Wayne, he challenged
| him. General Wayne reported his
subordinate conduct to the Govern
ment, aud General Washington struck
bis name from the army list. Rudolph
j then turned his attention to farming
j on Elk creek, near Elkton, Md., and
| possessing himself of a small vessel, he
j traded in tobacco to the West Indies.
! Such a restless nature could not be sat
! isfied with so prosaic a pursuit.—Hav
; ing unexpectedly put back from one of
! his trips, he found his wife engaged in
a suspicious affair with another man.
I Without saying a word to any one, he
| left her end her children in peaceful
possession of his rival, returned to his
vessel, made sail, and never returned.
M. Pinckney, then our Minister in
France recognized him shortly after
! wards, under his new name, in a re- j
1 view in the Champ de Mars: and Mr.
Browning says "his friends in Mary
land carry out the theory of the iden
tity of the two men, by supposing that
Rodolph proceeded to Bordeaux with
his cargo, sold his vessel, established a
shop, and retailed his tobacco; and
with his daring military taste and gen
ius, enlisted in the army of the revolu- :
tion as a common soldier, from which
his general superiority and the techni
cal knowledge acquired under General
Wayne soon raised him.
The wife of Rodolph married again
alter her husband's desertion, an • set
tled in the obscure town of Brunswick,
in Georgia; and it is a noticeable fact
that some years ago, young Ney—
Count Ney, who was for some years j
French charge at Rio de Janeiro, well
known to many officers of our navy—
visited the United States, and set out j
immediately after his arrival in New
York for that place and remained sev
eral weeks in the neighborhood as the
guest of the Rodolph family, who were
independant and respectable farmers,
but not people likely to receive a visit
from Count Ney, under ordinary cir
cumstances. Altogether, this is a ro
mantic story, and Count Ney will < 5 - j
as Mr. Browning earnestly calls
him to do.
We cut the following anecdote of
General Hancock from the History of the
140 th regiment, published in one of our
exchanges. The author speaking of
the scarcity of rations, says :
They were scarce with us—so much
so that some boys bought of other reg
iments. During this scarcity, Blake
happened to be on guard at Hancock's
head-quarters. He was pacing very
industriously in front of the General's
tent, about daylight, when the Gener
al rolled out of bed and came to the
"Soldier, are you from the 140 th?
"Yes, sir."
"Is it true rations are scarce?"
"Yes, sir."
"You haven't enough?"
"No sir."
"How many have you? Half e
nough ?"
"I think so, sir."
"Well it's a d —n poor soldier who
can't steal the other half." With the
last remark he went to bed again,
while Blake renewed his labors.
Before long the eook began prepar
ing for breakfast. One thing after an
other was put upon the table in the
mess tent, and finally a plate of hot
biscuit. While the* cook returned to
the kitchen, Blake stepped up, emtied
them into his haversack, and resumed
his walk. Breakfast was announced
and the General went in. He had not
been there long before he called the
cook to bring some bread. The cook
told him he had put hot cakes on the
table. Some conversation passed be
tween them, and the General stepped
to the door, watched Blake very close
ly. Blake walked his beat apparent
ly unconscious of any one being within
a mile. Finally the General called a
corporal, relieved Blake and sent hint
to his quarters. Ho had twenty-eight
biscuit in his havesack.
ADMIRAL HOWE, when a captain,
was once hastily awakened in the
middle of the night by the lieutenant
of the watch, who informed him, with
great agitation, that the ship was on
fire near the magizine—"lf that be
the case," said he, rising leisurely to
put on his clothes, "we shall soon here
another report of the matter." The
lieutenant flew back to the scene of
danger, and almost instantly return
ing, exclaimed: "You need not, sir,
be afraid ; the fire is extinguished."
"Afraid!" exclaimed Howe; "what do
you mean by that, sir ? I never was
afraid in my life !" and looking the
lieutenant full in the face, he added:
"Pray, how does a man feel, sir, when
he is afraid? I need not ask how he
A Chicago preacher has been point
ing out "the way to Hell." A wicked
cotemporary says: "Personsdesiring a
complete guide to Chicago should pur
chase the sermon."
A housekeeper in Ohio, recently
dropped de idi f apoplexy while tanning
an overcoat thief. The latter remarked
that it was a judgment and walked oIF.
fanny Fern makes the following
j sharp thrust at fashionable Religion :
Our Catholic brethren have set us, at
j least, one good example; their church
es are not silent as the tomb 011 week
days. Their worshippers do not do up
all their regligion on Sunday. It may lie
only for a few moments they step in
through that open church door, on a
week-day, to kneel and laydownburdens
too heavy else to be borne. I like the
custom. I should rather say the remin
der, and the opportunity thus afforded
them; and I heartily wish our protectant
chu relies could thus be opened. If rich
L hristiansobject to the promiscuous use
of the velvet cushions and gilded pray
er-books, at least let the aisles and the
alter be free to those who need God on
the week day—for the poor, the tried,
the tempted—for those who shrink, in
their shabby habiliments, from the
Sunday exhibition of fine toilettes, and
supreme Christianity. Were I a min- :
ister, and obliged to preach to paniers !
and diamonds and satins 011 Sunday, I |
think I should have to ease my heart
in some such way as this to make tr.y I
pastoral life endurable, else my office j
would seem to me the most hollow of 1
all mockeries. "The rich and the poor i
meet to-gethor, and the Lord is the Ma
ker of them all," should be inscribed
out side my church door, had I one. j
I could not preach to those paniers aud
their owners. My tongue would be j
paralyzed at the sight of those kneeling
distortions of womanhood, bearing I
su ha resemblance to organ-grinders' j
monkeys. lam not sure that I should {
not grow hysterical over it, and laugh |
and cry at the same breath, instead of
preaching. I can never tell what vent
my disgust would take ; but I am sure '
it must have some escape valve. You j
may say that such worshippers (Heav- j
en save the mark!) need preaching to. 1
I tell you that women given over to >
"the devil and his works" are past !
praying for—"having eyes, they see j
not; having ears tliey hear not." j
They are ossified—impervious; they j
are Dead sea apples x full of ashes.
ago, when Judge Gould of Troy, lately
deceased, was holding court in the city
of New York, a prisoner was being
tried before him for willful murder, in
causing the death of a man by a pistol
shot. An eminent physician and sur
geon was on the stand as a witness for
the defence.
The prisoner's counsel, an adroit law
yer, attempted to show that the man,
who lived some little time after being
shot, might have died froi>> utiier
couse. s- • —vainined his witness after
.viis style:
"Doctor, would not sucii ami bul-u j.
"O, yes sir."
"Well, doctor, might not this man
have died from such and such causes ?"
"O yes, he might."
"That is quite sufficient for us,"
exclaimed the defendant's counsel,
with an air of triumph, tvvirlling his
Judge Gould turned on his seat,
bent his large, keen, penetrating black
eye full on the witness, and said, a lit
tle sharply:
"Doctor, you have now told us what
might have caused this man's death ;
now will you be so kind as to tell me
what did cause his death ?"
"The bullet, sir," answered the wit
This ended the case.
tinguished teacher writes: After I
saw Mr. liarey breaking a colt I learn
ed the secret of governing my boys.
I found it v:as not by irritating appeal.-,
and nervous commands, but by being
calm and resolute. The calmer I got,
the more perfect self-possession, the
more I governed and controled my
school. Many teachers spend nearly
the whole time in trying to govern
his sch.ool, and does not succeed then,
! because he has not learned the great
truth that Rarey taughtjusso impress
ively, that you can govern a horse's
legs by getting hold of his brain. They
should know that the controlling pow
er is in the mind, the will, and not in
I the whipping power, or the scolding
i power.
ELOQUENCE.— A certain political
speaker closed an address in behalf of
his party, with the following florid per
oration : "Build a worm fence around
a winters supply of summer weather ;
skim the clouds from the sky with a
teaspoon ; catch a thunderbolt in a blad
der; break a hurricane to harness;
ground sluice an earthquake; bake h—ll
in an ice house; lasso an avalanch ; pin
a diaper on the crater of an active vol
cano ; hive all the stars in a nail keg ;
hang the ocean on a grapevine to dry ;
put the sky to soak in a goard ; un
buckle the belly-band of etrenity, and
paste 'to let' on the sun and moon, but
never, sir—never for a moment, sir, de
lude yourself with the idea that any
ticket or party can beat our candi
A late Judge, whose personal ap
pearance was as unprepossessing as his
legal knowledge was profound and his
intellect keen, interrupted a female
witness—Humbugged you ! my good
woman, what do you mean by that?"
said lie sternly. Well, my lord," re
plied the woman, "I don't know how
to explain exactly ; hut if a girl called
your lordship a handsome man, now
she would be humbugging you."
A Montana paper recounting the
shooting of a catamount found prow
ling in a hotel near Helena, points to the
humorous moral that "this should be a
lesson to iuiposters trying to pass them
selves oil* as members of the press."
"1 tell you what sir," said a Yankee
of his opponent, "he don't amount to
a sum in arithmetic ; add him up, and
there's nothing to carry!"
VOL. 64.—WHOLE No. 5.477
Spiced Href, —Take a piece of beef
: from the fore-quarter, weighing ten
I pounds. Those who like fat should
select a fatty piece, those who prefer
lean may take the shoulder clod, or
upper part of the fore leg. Take one
pint of salt, one teacup of molasses or
brown sugar, one tablespoon ful of
ground cloves, allspice and pepper,
and two tablespoonsful of pulverized
saltpetre. Place the beef in a deep
pan; rub with this mixture. Turn
and rub each side twice a day for a
week. Then wash off the spices ; put
in a pot of boiling water, and as often
as it boils hard, turn in a teacupful of
cold water. It must simmer for five
hours on the back part of the stove.
When cold press under heavy weight,
and you will never desire to buv corn
ed beef of the butcher again. Your
pickle will do for another ten pounds
of beef, first rubbing into it a handful
of salt. It can be renewed and a piece
kept in preparation every day. This
has been used many years by the writ
er, and is good to pickle tongues fresh
from the market.
Adulterated Vinegar. —A very large
portion of the Vinegar retailed at tho
stores and shops is the vilest compound
immaginable. The Scientific Ameri
can coutions the public against the
use of vinegar made from sulphuric
and other acids, as very injurious to
persons, and destructive of pickles and
other articles intended to be preserved
by it. A gallon, compounded of sul
phuric acid, can be made for a cent or
two, the acid proving the cheapest
substitute for the alcohol, which in
some form is the proper ingredient.—
To detect sulphuric acid in vinegar,
pour a few drops of the chloride of
barium, or nitrate of baryta into a
small quantity of vinegar in a glass.—
If the liquid becomes cloudy in appear
ance, it should all be turned into the
gutter ; the sulphuric acid is present
in injurious quantity.
Spice Vinegar for Pickles For
every pint of spiced vinegar it is
intended to make, take one ounce of
black pepper, half an ounce of salt, half
an ounce of ginger, quarter of an ounce
of allspice and if desired to be hot, add
a quarter drachm of cayenne, or a few
capsicums. Bruise the whole of these
materials, and put them into a jar or
wide-mouthed bottle, with the best
vinegar, tie over with a bladder, or
cork the bottle close. Shake the bottle
occasionally, and in a week or two the
spiced vinegar will be ready for use,
either as a relish to cold meats, or for
Eggs and Potatoes. —Remove the
&&P 3. 1 1 same bp i 1 T
in small pieces about the size of a
grain of corn, and season with salt and
pepper. To a quart of potatoes thus
prepared take the yolks of six eggs
and the whites of three, and beat them
well together; have some butter in a
frying pan, and when it is melted put
in the potatoes; when they are quite
hot stir in the eggs, and continue stir
ring, so as to mix them well with the
potatoes; and until the eggs are set;
then pepper and send them to the
table in a hot dish.
To relieve from the terrible effects of
running a nail in the foot of a man or
horse, take peach leaves, apply them
to the wound,confined with bandage,
and the cure is as if by magic. Renew
the application twice a day if necessary,
and one application geuerally does the
work. This remedy has cured both
man aud horse in a few hours, when
they were apparently on the point of
having lock-jaw.
Young Cattle should have as good
treatment and quarters as the cows
and oxen. The rapid growth they are
making when they come in from grass
should be kept up by good hay and
roots. The bog hay and frozen huts,
I on which they are so often starved, are
! better used for bedding and the ma
nure heap. Give them full, generous
feed, and they will astonish you by
their rapid growth.
In a recent lecture on the breeding of
the horse, delivered at Manchester, N.
11., Col. Lang said the finest gentle
men's horses he had ever seen were in
; France. There breeding is carried as
near yerfectiou as possible in this class
as well as in the sporting horses, in
which the Frencli people seem to be
much interested, and bid fair to beat
j the world.
A Hamburg, N. Y., farmer, who has
had large experience in feeding cabbage
and turnips to cows, says his practice
is to feed immediately after milking—
i never before —and he has never been
troubled with the milk being flavored,
lie also says he feeds turnips whole
with the tops on, as there is no danger
.from choking when fed in this way.
Some one says that when mechanics
have land they generally give better
cultivation than farmers; they have
I more grapes, pears, strawberries, and
water-melons, and earlier potatoes and
j cucumbers. They devote more care
and labor to the small space, and so
reap a larger profit from it.
Roast veal and ekicken bones make
a very nice soup, boiled with vege
tables ; but, add a handful of macaroni;
break it up fine and boil the soup half
|an hour after it is put in; color the
soup with catsup.
Milch Ones should have a succulent
food, and meal, if you wish them to
show all their good qualities. Feed
generally,and keep the flesh increasing,
as well as the milk.
A Minnesota farmer says: "We
raise four hundred bushels of potatoes
to the acre here, which would be a big
thing it we didn't also raise bugs o
nough to eat 'em all up."
Fowl culture is receiving attention in
Paris. 'l've got a hennery,' latelysaid
a great lady to her cousin. 'LKar me,
said the cousin.'l thought his name
was Charles.'