The Altoona tribune. (Altoona, Pa.) 1856-19??, November 07, 1861, Image 1

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Sew-York Benevolent Infirmary,
/««•» c - suff/riiig and afflicted with Chro- !
...I w «h“ rc 'To this end this li.firmi.ry is ;
Hie » nd ' f nl *“! S „ b iek and suffering throughout tho ;
• — l l* s
ticrUh. n f tin* disf'-iSt*^' 0 cure, not only 1
1 The Mtowlnfi*« of our coimtrj:
„ ,1:.. l" nr ““-;';fp“ ”'' I f ar > 1 Fevcni, ?crof-
CoMnmi.tlon ami P“ ,n^“i )ilWas i, Cancers and other
ula, JJyapepß.a. KJ e <.« laillt . Seminal Weakness,
St! , nnl orß!tns< from
r-n 1 »!I iltecaaefl (> V f jjJtnre. Our object ’will be to
whatever.«•«£•**'SSSis in all aapeedy core,
Nothing for advice and written pre-
J'ltba';' “at win fhrnlsh whan repeated tho very best
in our own laboratory, im
,w-Vf able Chemists. and arc the.moat reliable
.'a-t ”including all the recent discoveries.
1 »' ,1 ii l idJr'i-iti-* us by letter, containing full account of
todladdi«-t « uiti4 ofdtooMO , ;ige, occupation, Ac.,
ryini'ti»ms>ad an - jg w j tl. advice’ jtnd directions
« wJI luv fZs -cut na when sending for advice'will be.
V TTt.fend-diing medicine fur tin. poor. In all cases
mail or express it desired. Send
■*■ . ■ r „„,»iies easily obtained for the cure of
of the
dW butlih.s and exercise. Pricesoeta.
. ,fk,mthe cause, symptoms and treatment of all
i ceuliar to the sex, on marriage, itsdu.ia.,
T ! -i Lfll* results on Children, their il s. and on the
f.’; 770 f c'liccbtim,. withinvaluable uctmus to
suhj.vta of a private nature. Prate 2» cents.
The Gentlemen’s Medical Companion,
1 'oek for the old and young, embracing the Pathnlrgj,
,-n v' mt■' and Cure of all Diseases ol tho Urinary and Sex
-1 ' o oint and a warning voice of advice: and counsel,such
■v, Ci funiin no other work. Price do cents.
for evrai ox*. m . , . I
!t .-xposcj all tbe Uuwbosv awl the various Tricks to
iUtlie hick and well. It Illustrates the plans of tbo
ouacka ami Hogue* t 0 dnpc ««f un( '- U . . t , h “
~“through life, and allows np.every swindle of the age.
M Lwshowsll klud* of Food. Medicine*, Liquors and
,mo adulterated, with the mean* of, detecting the
I: aa ii. rrice 25 ceult. ‘
for tm-t family, having over 101)0 receipts ou Cook tug,
iwi-vinc. Peeing, Cleaning, 4c. U‘>w to plant amt what
I, tin; best to Kvise. Itow to cure animal*, advice tuliouw-
L-n>-r>- farmert ami mechanic*, ou I'JUO subjects of m.xi*
e . t 1 f ,‘ice -lb ceots. Wortli $lO to auy ouo.
l„r those who wish to get well from that uWlal disease,
* lull description of all the raffled e* used tor it, with, a
J„eful statement of the results, and other useful mfonna
li tu. Price 10 cents. . . .
Tho information in them in not to be found m any works
pul.UalKrf.n-r obtainable from any other source. Theje
tasks are publbbed oa flue white beautifully
Ahv of the abovo works will be. mailed free, on receipt of
riric«‘* in .stamps, or moneyor tbo wbo.o in laadsotiie!y
bounJ volume for oXE boLUR. No famUy bliouW be with
■ut Uu'ia. TUcj arc illustrated with beautiful cugnmug*,
aii'l contain the condensed experience of y ears. • . •
Agents Wasted lor tho above works, who can makeslw
!i ::u-uih. Send for a circular for agents. .
To the young ot both sexes rufforing from secret habits;
prostration of wind; loss glower? nervous debility; loss
rt wakefuliiww: b-ve of solitude: eruptions on the
face. 4c., ic. it it too laic ; before you Miter
iucanilde damage to IwtU body ft-nd mind.
Ti. Females who want safe, phasaut and sure remedies
for irregularitiWj Obstructions, Whites, ■£<-•., send to Ua.
W* are convinced that tUere ure nm:ij p;u v uta of scrofu-
I m*. consumptive flU'i di*c*3ed condition to wbotu a nu
merous offspring only brings biifloriiu' auil poverty, ***
fcuch wo would say write, and we will st ud information ol
a «uro r wc-U-t<*9tcd, and never-failing Prkvkstite,
We will mull free, to Rijy'oae applying for it,
It ia ft large and beaut .ful paper, and contains the uu-st j
Tnluul'lo iuforruationon Siunmßt.rWoi- Seminal W«nh- ;
Tha cause, effects Uiul cure, showing .the awful of
iVcts of the litaeatfQ, i r „ . 1
Un'iill other (iisM*KLof the S«ua! Orsun>. k full
■.nii u; of the origin^STsyiiliilis,-the unuit ul prcTeutwu 1
air*. euro. .... I i
Da Consumption. thnt.ftarfnl dison'J..
Or. the Liver, llrfttt, Stomacli mi l tUm. |
On female Complaint*. |
On tlio various Schools of Medicines. _
On the nnxjcs of Treatment now practne«l. v |
On the False Treatment: of Diseases.
On the various Medicall Hmnbngs. .
Un the Physiology of Marriage.
On the Common sense of Medicine.
On Diet. Exercises, and Ablullpn.
How the Physician Slmuld be.
How to present pregnancy.
Ami many other things.. SEND FoE IT. ;
This journal should be In the hands of every one.
J. lU?3«x, M. D.,X M.. Chief Physician. Js »• Morcib,
Surgeon. D$ J. Hoyle. Chemist,
office in Xfew York, 154 Chambers street.
Office iu TVllliamsburgh, South Bth ami sth streets.
Correspondents will pVeaee enclose two or three stamp
for return portage, and address _ „ . _
DK, A. BEUXEYr Focretnry.
Williamsburg, Xew York.
(Box 141.)
Nor. 15*, l8«J0.-ly __ „
ST AXT practice, can he consulted at' the Altoona
House, Mr. John Wood's, TilOn tht Uh of June the
SiA a/ July, ond the ~>ih if Avgust—he will tlicn vacate Cor
■months. Notice will be given In this paper when ho
Term again. • ill
Ho treats all diseases that is heir to. He invites all
females Who may bo Buffering with
their toil, to (sail and examine his new mode of treatment,
at thousands bare been restored to health who have been
abandoned by other*. Uo ia in possession of P e . rf^*
etmmtnU fcrMundiog the lungs and chest and U
fore able to determine the exact condition of the rltal w-
can treat such complaint*with greater
sifc tTSTcertalnty than it is powiblo
St the diseasosnd experiment for its euro. He believes
is found in oursoilnsure
treatment forsS pei oicept
in rw. of Osncces ai£ Timers. W vwy from »« t 0
iDEnsrrxsTißr^r- t
♦I • ISO located permanently in Altoona, respectfully
off«n his services IB tlie ditfopent depsttiDentsof
Surgical and Mechanical Dentistry.
Office nearly opposite C. Jaggard’a Store, Virgtato«t.,jU
toons, Pa. - , (Jl»y 18, 'M-tf.
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Select |portrg-
4.. . .
Yhrukec Doodle came to town,
To view the “ situation,”
And found the world nil upside down,
A rumpus in the nation;
lie heard nil Europe Uugh in scorn,
And call him but n noodle;
n Laugh on,” he cried, •* as cure's you're horn,
! still am Yankee Doodle."
Chorus—Yankee Doodle, etc.
He found the ragged Southern loons
A-trtining like tarnation,:
.They’d stolen all hi* silver spoons,
And rifled bia plantation;
“ JTI wait awhile,” he quietly said,
“ They may restore the plunder;
But if they don’t, I’ll go ahead,
And thrush them well, by thunder:”
Chorus—Yankee Doodle, etc,
And then the lovely Queen of Spain
Told him iu honeyed lingo,,
That she had courted —not hr vain—
A darkey in Domingo:
“My dear,” said he, “if you will roam
With all tho male creation.'
Dray, don’t come here—l cah'l at home,
Allow amalgamation.”
Chorus—Yankee Doodle, etc.
The British lion slowly eyed;
J His hales of Southern cotton—
“ Dear Yankee Doodle,” *olt he cried,
‘•That stuff!* slave begotten: -j
A brother’* tears have bleached it whiter
It speak* your degradation,
But I must have it'wrong or right,
To keep away starvation,” •-
, Chorus—Yankee Doodle, etc.
j- Hamls off! hands offl good cousin !john,”
Said quiet Yankee Doodle,
“ I am no hragggrt cotton Don, o
Who’ll hear the system feudal;
I’ve heard you prate in Exeter Hall,
Of sin and slave pollution; '
Dot now I aee ’twa* blarney all ■
You (sec ‘the institution!’
Chorus—Yankee Doodle, etf.
words xml deed*, to high olid luW
Bright righteous rclrihution; ;
And cousin John sroyAapyOu-kilow
The frigate Constitution!! .
She now is hilt a rottou boat, ;
But 1 have half a notion,
To set her onco again afloat,
And dvivo you from tho ocean.'
Cliorui —Yankee Doodle, etc.
* 4 And if, in league wli ;h Ircr of Spain,
With all the past fl! rgoiten,
Yon dare to 1 ift the hand of Cain
lu aid of Old. King Cotton,
Be sure you guard those costly toys .*
You call your ‘broad dominions,’ . *
For 1 have lota of Yankee boy*
Cun flog your hireling minions.
Chorus—rYaukee Doodle, etc.
** I trust ia Gcd, and in the rlgWj
And in this mighty nation;
And in this cause would freely fight ■
, The whole combined creation; ’
For when, in Time's impartial gaze,;
The nation** are reviewed all, -
I know the meed of honest praise
Will rest on Yt&fcee Doodle.”
Chorus—Yankee etc,
.pick &ad click
Hbesthe type in the stick.
As tfhi printer stands at his case t; ~ .
Ills eyeS glance quick, and his tiugerapictc
The type «t a rapid pace.
And one by one, as the letters go.
Words of cl piled up steady and slow-.
Steady and slow,;
But still they grow.
And words of are they soon w ill glow :
Wonderful words, that withont unwind , _
Shall traverse tho earth to ita utmost bound
Words that shall make
And stave oppressed; shall break;
Words that can crumble nn army s might,
■jr treble Hs strength in a righteous fight.
Yet tho types they look hot leaden yul dumb,
As ho puts them in «fce with finger and thumb-.
But tho printer smiled, .
And. his work be«uiltal, r
By chanting a song as tho letters he plied,
While pick and olick, _i
Went the Wpe in the stick, v,.
tike Ibo world’s chronometer, tick! tick! tick.
- uq where is the man with eoch simple tools,
Can govern the world like 1 ?
A printing press, an Iron stick, ;
And a little leaden die ; ;
With paper of White and ink of bhufk,
, X support the righx and: wrong attaak.
“tpsU.ate Wrings
' And brrait theftspof*-nose;
Or let hiat alohe '
■ TUlthepooplogroan; 3:
When X need Busjt interpose; •
■ -
Do I e’en diadain 3
Totnlkof lowly wdea. J
• i «Then, where Is he, , ' ;* i;
- Qr who may be.he,
Who can rival the printer’s power?
To no monarch* that Uto
The waU doth he giver f
Their Sway only ’taafs for an hour; ,
While the printer still grow*,
And Ood only know?
1 When hia might shall cease to tower.
.).:i 1
.H. C. DEKN,
Select i^focellang.
Toward the latter part of the summer of
, 1840, a lad of prepossessing appearance
enteric the beautiful town of G , sit
uated at the foot of Seneca Lake, New
York, near the centre of the State. He
had travelled from the Western part of
Ohio, where his father, a widower, had
died from one of those malignant fevers
so common in newly made countries, while
overseeing the cultivation of u large tract
of land, in order to regain a fbrturie lost
during the disastrous speculations of 1836.
Being an only son left among
strangers at the death of his father, Geo.
Wentworth resolved to leiSvo Ohio, and
remove to the State of New York for the
purpose of trying his fortune in any man
ner that chance might offer. He had passed
through several towns and villages on his
route, without meeting with anything to
attract his attention, un,til reaching G —.
This fine town, with its lovely lake and
fine scenery struck his fancy ; so he de
. termined to obtain employment if possible,
and make it his future home'.
While walking along the principal street'
of the shady avenue overlooking the lake
on which were located several fine churches
and other public buildings, he saw aJargW
crowd of people assembled around a newly
erected liberty pole, in front of one of the
principal hotels. On approaching the sppt,
he found it a public meeting, held for the
purpose of raising the pole and making
party speeches.
Our hero forced his way into the crowd
just as they were raising the a Stars and
Stripes,” with the names of their candi
dates to the top of the flag-staff. The flag
had scarcely reached halt way; the euthu
siasm being at its height, when the cord
twisted and caught iu .the little wheel at
the top. They pulled and tried every
way, but were unable to raise or lower the
flag a single inch. The excitement and
cheering ceased, and all eyes were turned
to the half-masted flag. A portion of the
opposition party, who wore grouped a lit
tle in the rear of the main body, began to
jeer and joke about the .apparently bad
omen, to the evident discomfiture of their
At length Judge S , editor and pub
lisher of thojfi Journal , thc.n a can
didate for Congress, offered fifty dollars to
the person who would climbxthe stafi and.
draw the cord through the wheel. The
utmost silence reigned for several minutes,
but no one advanced to make the daring
Will no one volunteer ?” shouted the
judge, strongly excited as a peal of laugh
ter went up from the ranks of the opposi
The chuckle bad scarcely died away,
however, before George, with his cap and
shoes off, stepped before the Judge, and
with a confident look exclaimed ;
“ Yes, sir, I’ll climb it!”
“ You, my lad; arc you strong enough ?”
“ Oh, yes, sir;' I am used to climbing.'’
“Then go ahead, my'little Spartan,”
said the Judge, at the same time giving
him au encouraging pat upon the shoul
Steadily, hand over hand, his feet clutch- ]
ing the pole in a manner that proved him
'an expert climber, George made his way
1 to the very top, of the staff, which was so
slender that it swayed to and fro with hp
weight. Nothing daunted, he wound his
legs right and left around the pole, and
with his right hand untwisted the cord.
Shouting fearlessly to those below to hoist
away, hc clung on till the flag fairly reached
the top, and then slowly descended.
The cheers that now rent the air were
terrific everybody, ojpposition and all,
joining in with one universal shout.
After the excitement had somewhat sub
sided, Judge S. looked upon the boy with
admiration, and took out his pocket book
to pay the promised reward.
George noticed the action and ex
“ Keep your money, sir, I want no pay
for helping to raise an American flag.”
u Nobly said, my little man; what is
your name ?” inquired the Judge.
« Gcoifge Wentworth, sir; I am an or
phan, and just arrived hero in search of
employment,” replied our hero, his bright
eyes glistening with a tear.
“Well, you shall live with me,” ex
claimed the Judge; “ 1?!1 take care of you
for the future.”
Five years Lave passed away since j
George Wentworth had been a member of j
his benefactor’s family. In the meantime j
Judge S, had been defeated by his politi
cal opponent, and George had been ini
tiated into the mysteries of the “Art of
Arts.” fie had become a great favorite
with the citizens, and was looked upon as
the adopted son of the Judge. It was
whispered in private circles that he was to
he the envied husband of the beautiful and
accomplished Ida, the Judge’s only daugh
ter. Gut this George had not. dared to
dream of; ’tis true ho never felt so happy
as when in her presence, and it did make
him twitch to see the foppish students
from the college swarm around the unac-
[independent in everything.]
knowledged idol of Ms heart. Poor youth! it appeared strangethatit
had he known the real state of Ws feel-} up at that hour, so the Judge deteroiioed
inn- the thought would have most turned to learn the cause. Requeuing his dsngh
his brain': and could he have interpreted ter to accompany; him, they w "P d U P
the gleam of joy that flushed from her stairs and quietly entered the office. A
eyes whenever he uttered a noble send- sight met their gaze which caused the
ment or sally of wit, it would have filled heart of one of them to leap vKUcntly.-
his soul with ccstaoy and delight. ft the desk, a short distance from the
\One fine day in the latter part of June, door, sat George, fast asleep, with Uis
Ida, her father and George, were enjoying head resting on his arm. . - ,
a sail on the lake in their trim little yacht f s Ida s father stepped; forward to awa
tho Swan which won the cup at the last ken the sleeper, be observed a political
regatta under the management of our hero essay lying open on the desk, and a »testily
who was standing wntobis hand on the written article with the mysterious at-;
mast gazing at the beautiful scenery on tached. The truth flashed ? upon the
the opposite shore; the Judge held the Judge in a moment—ho was indebted to
tiller, and Ida was leaning over the side George for his success! He beckoned to
of the boat Trailing her pretty band j Ida, who came trembling to his side.—
through the clear water of the lake, when j Just then , they saw by the flickering
a sudden gust of wind careened the yacht lamp a smile pass over the alwberen face
so that she lost her balance and fell into and he uttered the words “ dear Id?, in
the water. George heard the splash made a tender tone. _ • -J .
by Ida, and before the Judge could utter “ 01), father!’ exclaimed the loving
a cry, he had kicked otf bis light summer girl affectionately, throwing her .arms,
shoes and plunged in to her rescue. Be- around him, “dp let George come home
iog. a skillful and vigorous swimmer, he again. It is surely no sin for him to love
came up with the struggling girl before me! . , ;
her clothes allowed her to sink, and en- Awakened by the sound of Idas, yoice;
twinin- her waist with his loft arm, George looked around confused, andjas he
struck°out with his light, and kept her saw Ida and her father, he endeavored to
above water till the Judge came to his re- hide the manuscript. But the Judge
lief In a few. moments they were safe stopped him, laughing, saying.
in the boat again,'and Ida soon recovered “It won’t do, young rascal yog are
from her unexpected bath. The old 1 fairly caught, Grand ' out— talk in. your
Judu-e embraced George and exclaimed, sleep, will you. Ha. but here, take Ida,
witlTtears starting from his eyes : and be happy. ' I knovgshe loves you.—
“God bless you, my dear boy, you have Ha! ha,’ , , , ,
saved my daughter’s life, how can.l ever GeorgC was bewildered and transported
repay vou y,i . —he had been awakened from a pleasant
“By saving nothing about it,” replied' dream to a brightreality. '
* Matters were Boon explained, and the
“fowe you a thousand times more warm hearted Judge, after blessing; them
than I can ever repay, and am too happy both promised to see them married be
in being able to render this slight service.” fore he started lor W ashington.
The lovely Ida could say nothing, her
heart was overflowing, but she gazed on
her preserver with an expression which
told volumes. ’Her father observed her
earnest, loving glance, and began to guess
the true state of affairs. He was not pre
pared for it, and in silence he turned the
boat toward the shore. They had reached
home with feelings far different from
those they had started with.
The following morning, George received
a note to meet the Judge in his library.
His heart beat wildly —what can it mean ?
The Judge had determined to put him
to a severe test. As soon as George en
tered the library he commence^:;
“ Since becoming an inmate of my fam
ily, George, you have conducted yourself
in an honorable and worthy manner; per
forming every duty cheerfully and neg
lecting none. You are now of age, and
capable of doing business for yourself.-?
I have placed §5OOO in the. bank at your
disposal; you can use this sum as you
thihk proper, or let it remain ou interest,
or you can take charge of my office under
a salary of fifteen hundred dollars a year.
In either case you must. leave my house
for the present. What dp you think of
my proposal '”
George was completely bewildered and
stammered forth a request to be allowed ay
few hours for consideration. This being
granted, he repaired to his room and
threw himself on the bed in a paroxism
of grief. Could the Judge have guessed
what he himself had hardly dared to hope£
W hat right had he to his benefactor’s
daughter and fortune? None! He would
smother his feelings, and earn an honora
ble living by his own exertions.
Various were the rumors set afloat by
the scandal mongers of G , as to s
the cause of young Wentworth’s leaving
his patron’s mansion, but their inuendoes
were unheeded. His brow wore a more
thoughtful expression and his cheeks were
paler. The Judge acted toward him in
a straight-forward, frank manner, yet nev
er addressed him in the kind, fatherly
tones as had been his wont before the in
cident that occurred on the lake. If he
chauced to meetlda in his walks a friendly
nod was all that passed; still she felt that
his looks betrayed him, for the warm
blood gushed from his loving heart, and
tinted his cheek with the tell-tale blush,
and he cherished the pleasing thought
that her looks | were beaming with love
and hope. ■. !
A little more than a year had passed
away,- from the; time George had left the
home of those he loved. It was the eve
of another election-. Excitement ran. high
and Judge S—t— was again a candidate
for Congress. Fojr several weeks a series
of ably written articles bad appeared in
the Judge’s paper. They were addressed
to all classes—farmers, mechanics, and
laborers. The original and vigorous style
clear, convincing arguments, deep arid
profound reasoning of these articles, in?
variably carried conviction to the parties,
to whom they were addressed. All the
newspapers of tlio party of that. Congres
sional district copied them, and curiosity
was on tiptoe to discover the author, as
they wore simply signed by two little
The election passed off, and Judge S—> —
was elected by a large majority. ,
Bate one night, yvliilo Ida and her fa
ther were returning from a party given in
honor of his election, they observed a
li"ht in the printing office. As tnc es
tablishment was usually closed at twilight
A strong story is related by the' Scott,
Legion “ boys” at the expense of ono of
the captains attached, to their regiment.
The story in brief is this : . ,V.
Shortly after tlie arrival of the regiment
at__—, our officers, While prcssiijg near
a handsome dwelling, were listeners to
most beautiful music. The unknown to-
calist sang in tones so soft, so tremulous
and melodious, that they strain# their
ears to drink in every note of the iir. -In
the day time they went by squads p'asit the
dwelling, but saw no soul. Once they
pursued a sylpli like figure to the very
gate, blit alas! she was not the lady sought
for. And so they each night
hearing the music repeated; and when it
ceased ambition and worldly interest went
out'with them, so that' their dreatiis were
filled with, fancies of the unknown face.
One night, when gathered together, the
voice struck up again.
“By Jove!” said one, “this is agoni
zing. I can’t stand it. She must be dis
covered 1” i V
Eager voices took up the remark, 1 and
W. determined to reconnoitre the place.
Ho crept on tip-toe toword the dwelling,
leaped the garden pales, and finally, un
discovered, but very pallid and remorse
ful, gained the casement.
; Softly raising his head, he peeped with
iu.. The room was full of the music—he
seemed to grow blind for the moment.
Lb! prone upon the kitchen hearth sat
the mysterious songstress— an elohy hued
negress scouring the tin kettles. ■■
W.*s limbs sank beneath him, when the
discovered, looking up, shouted:
“ Go way dar, you soger man, or I’ll fly
de fryin’ pan at yer head; Don’t stand
dar peakin’ at dis.chile.” _
W. left instantcr, and the boys who
had followed close in the fear, escorted
him back to his quarters with peals of
laughter,. v
BSS“ We like point and perspicuity.—
The following theory of the aurora bore
alis is therefore refreshings 1.
vWfaen the melofygistic temperature
of the horizon is such as to calorocise the
impurient indentation of the hemisphere
analogy, the cohesion of the borax cur
bistus becomes surobarghed with the in
finitesimal, which are thereby virtually
| deprived of their fissural disquissions.
This is effected, a rapid change'is produ
ced in the thorambuiupter of the gym
paSticustus palerittm, which causes a con
vacular in the hegagonal, antipathies .of
the torrestrium aqua verusli. The clouds
then become a mags of deodotomized spe
oulae of cermbculai* light, which can only
be seen when it is visible.”
An Editor Sold.— The editor of an
English paper was recently prpsentedwith
a stone upon which was (parted the fol
lowing letters. *. ■ ■
The Editor was informed that the stone
was taken from an old buildfeg, ajad he
mas requested to solve the/ih#cription.—
It read:. i I -
■: ÜbxpE ■
BsAg ..
A In ~
Eminent, men.vrero calledin tp consult
upon tie matter, and aftpr ,an immense
amount of time cpnsnmed, tbejL.'were in
formed that the stone v&/o f c<mk to riib
their tails against.
“Do you sec this lock of hair ?'* siirf
an old man' to me.- ~ ;
‘• Yes; but what of it ? tt fs, ! sup
pose, the curl from the head of a dear
child long since gone to God.”
“It is not. It is a lock of my own hait>
and it is now nearly seventy years since it
was cut from ttis ihead.”
“ But why do yOu prizo a lock of your
hair so much?” l\ '
“ It has a story belonging to itj and a
strange one. I keep it thus with care be*
cause it speaks to me more of God and of
bis special care than anything else I pos
“ I was a little child of four years old,
with long, curly lacks, which, in Sun, or
ruin, or wind, hung down my checks un
covered. One day my "father went into
the woods to cut a log, and I went with
him. I was standing a little way behind
him, or rather at his side, watching with
interest the heavy strokes of the axe, as it
went up and down upon the wood, sending
off splinters with every stroke, in all direc
tions. Some of the. splinters fell* at my
feet, and 1 eagerly stooped to pick them
up. In doing so I stumbled forward, and
in a moment my curly head lay upon the
log. I had fallen just at the moment
when the ax(kwas coming down with all
its force'. It was too late to stop the blow.
Down came the- axe. I screamed, apd my
father fell to the ground in terror. He
could not stay the stroke, and in the blind
ness which the sudden horror caused, he
thought he had killed his boy. We soonf
recovered ; I from my fright, and he from
his terror. He caught me in his arms and
looked at me from head to foot, to find out
the deadly wound which he was sure he*
had inflicted. Not a drop of blood nor a
scar was to be seen. He knelt upon the
grass and gave thanks to a gracious God.
Having done so, he took hjs axe ar.d
found a few hairs upon its edge. He
turned to the log he had been splitting,
and there Was a single curl of his boy’s
hair, sharply cut through and laid upon
the wood. How great the escape ■! It was
as if an angel had turned aside the edge
at the moment when it was descending
upon my head. ' With, renewed thanks
upon his lips he took up the curl, and
went home with me in his arms.
“ That lock he kept all his days, as a
memorial of God’s care and love. That
lock he left to me on bis death-bed.”
The Leaves.—A sweet sing
er of merry old England once wrote,
• ! Leaves have their time to fall’—and'
;that melancholy time is here, and as the
wind whistles without and. we see the
leaves sailing along like vessels bn the
wide ocean a pensiveness falls upon us —
so much like the fading away of some
dear heart affectionate and beloved, pas
sing away to the silent land. But ought
we not look up to their mighty monu
ments instead of becoming saddened at?
their decay? Behold'how fair, how far ’
j prolonged in arch and aisle, the avenues
of the valleys, the fringes of the hills?
So stately! so eternal! the joy of man,
the comfort of all living creatures, the
glory of the earth, they are but monu
ments of those poor leaves which flit faintly
past us to die. Let them not pass,.how
ever, without our understanding their last
counsel and example; that we also, care
less of monument by the grave, may
build it in the world’s monument, by
which men may be taught to remember,
not when and where we died but when
and~how we lived. So much for the les
son of the leaves.
How a Man feels when he is Shot.
—-We take the following from a letter
written by a gallant Iowa; volunteer, who
fought in the battle near Springfield, Mis
“ I was standing, or rather kneeling be
hind a little bush, reloading my musket,
Just beforei the rebels engaged in this close
work retreated. Suddenly I felt a sharp
pain in the shoulder, and fell to the ground
jumping up, one of the boys asked-me if
I was hurt ? I replied I thought not, drew
my musket to fire, when he said : “Yes,
I you are shot right through the shoulder.’*
I think it was that remark, more than the
wound, which caused the field, all at once,
j to commence whirling around in a very
strangle manner. I started to leave it,
with a half ounce musket ball in my shoul
der, aud once or twice fell down with (ha
ziness} hut in a short time was recovered
sufficiently to he able' to walk hack to
Springfield, nine miles, where the hall was
taken out.”
That's « be*ptift4 birrid,” said
Patrick, contemplating a skunk; " but I
think the darlint must have bden cddyoa
ted wid the dandies of Jfew Yoriok, ho
perfumes so much.”
jgp*The two most precious things now
enclosed in hoops, are girls and togs Sf
powder. Ther’s dangerof blowingjip
from both—keep the sparks away fro*
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