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McCBUJI & DBRN,
FOR FALL AJf© WINTER)
* Jutt Arrived and Now Being Opened at
IN TUB OLD PLACE.
Wg respectfully invite Purchasers to
oil and examine our etock of F»}l and Winter,
Jwe tlilutc they will be found, upon oxamiuatioq.
favorably with any other uMortment in the
, TTw.ll In quality a. in price, although wo are not
r ii»Ub wy (»» some of oUr Brother Cliipa have aaid.)
prfl(1 i»l to have not advanced In
we would come in contact with the.
f«ni«n«of tlm people. n» every boy of ,ix years old
I", ow/uettvr-tha* we cannot .ell domeatic goods at old
ka . , Old*, wo buy an inlenor noalny. ' ... f :
Cla«TM«*'rUt of Good*, embracing all the
“eh *• FIIESH COFFEES, TEAS, SC-
Jlßa BYitcPS, SHOES, AC., to mate op tha full
AI.O, BOOTS, SHOES, UATS, CAPS, Ac., Ac., with a
feavral assortment of
fOB >IKX AND Bot 3, from ft floe drert «oat down to ft
Biookry-jncket. > ,
iUo afull asaortmoat of JLABDWA RE,
'CCMK WARE. \ QHEEXSWARE,
crockery ware, <ft’„ <tc., ac.
I,a XJRY GOODS,
OTrwuticffttiscoiiiplrte; nndftft wo have adopted Iho
CtSIl SVSTBJI, as near as »« can, we are enabli-d to eell
»t nmcl. lower prii es than when we gate a general credit.
W« therefore feel rery gratelW to oar friends and agon
eroo« Public fig the very literal patronage In retofore
eiton o«. and hope, by (trict'attention to business and*
(all determination to please our patrons in prices and
dualities, to retain the same—still adhering closely to an
eld iii„tto —"Quick Sales and Nnia/f PrnfiU.’’
;6ct ol.’Bl-tf] OLD STAND, North Ward.
NEW GROCERY STORE.
T\ANIEL McCANN begs leave to in-
J[ / form the citizens of AUooua and adjacent country,
ifat he has oihmusl a
grocery and provision store,
On the corner of Branch and Julia Strut*, East Altnona.
irhi'te In- has now and will always keep on hand au excel
l*ut *txk of
Coffee, Sugar, Tea, Molasses,
Salt. Spices, Beans, Potatoes,-
Wheat Flour, Buckwheat
Flour, Corn Meal,
Butter, Eggs, Ham,
Bacon y Fish, Cheese, Candles, Oil,
Pnila. Brushes Brooms, ChrtbevPius. anc vveryihiup
tUr usually kept in such stoics—all of which will be sold
alth* terylowest figures.
that my Goods will recommend themselves,
oa trial. I Invito ray old acquaintances, tyid tbe public In
rener.il. tu give me a cull
Remember the place, corner of BRANCH A JULIA
gtKfcKTS, East Altoona. A
Altoona, Dec. 5,1801.*«t
A PERFECT FIT WARRANTED.
D. W. A BELFORD.
VIEOISIA STREET. OPPOSITE JaGOABU'S STORE.
T HAVE JUST RECEIVED FROM
JL THE EAST, the largest assortment of
Cloths, Cassimeres, Ycstings, &c..
6 err able ror.
GENTLEMENS . WINTER WE AR.
that has ever. Wen offered to the cititena of Altoona.
An examination of m.v shade will bo sufflemnt to convince
tQ> one tU.it X can supply the /.ants of the community in
also prepared to MAKE UP work on the
ihorb-sl notice, and INTHE LATI ST STYLE OF THE
FASHION’. I fed confident that I can give
AS NEAT AM) FKUFECT A FIT
wean be hod outride of the very best eslablUhiM'*ill.< In
the cities. ' •
I InVite an inspection of my goods and work, knowing
that they will *pcak letter fur uio than anything 1 could
•ot ta an advertisement.
Altoona, Nov. 23, ISOI-tt
NEW FALL GOODS.
THOMAS W. EVANS & CO.
Ihvlte attention to-their LARGE, VARIED and HAND*
SolllJ assortment of
NEW FALL. GOODS,
lulirerlne nil the NEWEST STYLES in SILKS. DRESS
GOOD-', CLOAKS: BtiSROIMERIES, ami
FANCY DRY 0001)3. '
Alio,a full n.sortment of MOURNINGOOOD3, WHITE
GOODS, HOSIERY. GLOVES, JUTS. ic.
fiS*Tliis slock in principally T. W EVANS * CO.’S
OWN IMPORTATION, hawing been acleetcd in the heel
Knnmuan Markets, expressly tor their. own Retail Trade,
.'i 1 ;1 ] b. f-iaad nn.nrjraiainl fur Style, Quality, and
Nos. 818 and 82 Chcsnut St.,
BELOW CONTINENTAL HOTEL,
K. B.—Wholesale buyers will And U advantageous to
examine tUSe Stock. ■ (Octl7-2m.]
Ox hand again—we have
THE phnwureof announcing to onr customers and
til others, that-wear* on bands again with a large and
tarled stock of
and as onr old stock was beautifully cleunednut. thdae who
feel inclined to patrobixe ns will have the advantage of
Selecting from kn almost entirely
NEW AND FRESH STOCK
of giKtds. which we feel confident will he sold as cheap «*
the chctpMt. We partlrnlarly invite our Ifcdy friends to
call and Examine onr splendid lino ol
Dress Goods, &c,
which we think cannot fell.to please.
J. k J. LOWTUBR.
Alteon*. Oct. 9th, 18(31 *3t.
AND OYSTER SALOON.
rpuji VSUHSCJJIBER WOULD IN-
I FORM tCocltiieii* of AUoona and vicinity that his
«<JT andFKUIT STORK. t» always
•applied with the-Ve r y beet lilies to bo had, and in great
satiety. •.Bahadnlsoah:. t:
attached to hts store. Id which he will serve up OTSTERS
in every itylediiHng thewMSoo.
FbBSB-BAKED SItSAD 4 PlESdwayton hand.
He is at alt times prepared to supply cakes, candies. Ac.,
for ph-nlcs and other parties. He Invites* share ofpubUc
atrouage.beMeviug that he can render fall satisfaction to
hi* store and saloon is onTirginlaatteet.tlwo
door*b«lowPatt<mVUall. TJTTO EOSSI.
/Itornni. Oct. 10, IWI-tf
Timber and Farm jLand Wanted.
18.000. —A general assortment of
t!i(« amount, of all colors. %£y w7£<>JL, well
salted for Ortintry Trade, will be fpr Real
at wholesale prices. Improved pmperf v preferred,
w. JK J. WIUTB,
, -124 Xortt Twelfth street, Philadelphia.
/^J.EMXLKMEI'T who wish to learn the
heantlfol art of fencing with .the right sword; hove
*>»«ysrygoi»tchance to do an. by applying to J. 0.
TAldAPis. Artist. Corner of Oarolioe. gad VlfglhW'Sla.
giteti either fn the morning or In
hom the new Trench method of tba aalahfa-
Wd Jean Loota,«« moderate tanisa.
THE ALTOORf TRIBUNE.
a b. McCßfiM, c. been,
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Per annum, [payable invariably in advance*,). $1,50.
Ail paper*’ oUcoaUnued at tiie expiration bf the time
paid for. - ! '■
TXAMA or AnTIBTUim.
.1 Insertion 3 do- S,do.
Four lines or lets $ 25 $ 37% $! SO
One square, ( 9 Hues) 50 75 I 00
Two (06 >• ) 100 150 200
Three ■« .(M « ) .1 60 200 150
- Over throe weeks sod less than three months, 25 cents
per square for each insertion.
S mouths. 6 months. 1 fear.
$1 50 $S 00 t 5 00
2 00 4 00 7 00
4 00 0 00 10 00
5 00 8 Op 12 00
« oo io oo 14 oo
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Six Itnos or 1«u
Foar 4f '
Half • col until.
One column 14 00 2ft OQ 40 00
AdminiitraturH and Kxecnwr* Notice*.l 76
Uerrhauu advertising by the year. three squares,
wftU Hbertyito change, 10 00
Professional or Business Cards* not exceeding 8 ,
line* with paper, per year • p 00
Commnntcaifons ofa political 7 .laractbrop Individual In*
tarest.wil) be-eliargtd according to tlio above rates.
Advcrti#eiuen a not marked .with the number of inser
tion* desired, will be continued till forbid and charged ac
cording ro tHe above terms. . ' . ■
Cu*ine« notices five cents perline for every fosortion.
ObituOry notices exceeding ten line** fifty cents a square
CHURCHES, MINISTERS, AC.
PRESBYTERIAN—Rev. Banks. Paatnr— Preaching
everv Sabbath morning at 11 o’clock, and; in tbe evening
at 7 Prayer Meeting in the Lecture.tyoom every
Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock. Sabbath School in same
room at o’clock in tbe morning.
UKTHODIST EPISCOPAL—Uev. W. Lse BpotsWood.
Pastor.—Preaching every Sabbath morning at 11 o’chtck,
and in the evening at 7 o’chkck. Prayer Meeting lit the
Lecture Room everjo Wednesday evening at. 7 o'clock.—
hafibath School in the same room at 2 o*ti<M.k P. il.
EVANOICLICAL LUTIILKAN—K«v. C.,L. RußE.srßi.l),
Pastor.—prcttching cv.oiy Subtmth morning ntll i.*ch»ck,
and in the cveuiiig at 7 oVloclt. Sleeting in the
Li cturc Uotun every Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock. —
Sabbath School in.sanie room at 0 o’clock A. iX.
BAPTIST —Rev. A. H. PuBti»n—Preaching
everv Sabbath morning at 11 o’clock, and in Ul6 evenlngat
7 o’clock. Prayer Meeting vwry Wednesday evening at
7 o'chfck. Sabbath Scho.l ul 0 o’ch-ck A, M.
UNITED UftETIIREN—Rev. Sajiukl KrtHart. Pastor.
Preaching every 1 Sabbath morning at 11 o’clock, and in the
wreulngat: 7 a>’clock. Prayer Meeting in the Lecture Room
every Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock. Sobbutb School in
tho same room at 9 o’clock in tbe,morning.
PROTESTANT KPISCOi*AIkT-(No ngulAr Pastor.)—
Preaching on Sabbath morning at II o’clock- ami in the
evening at? u'cl'tck Prayer Meeting every AV'-*lne->.Uy
evening at 7 o'clock. Sabbath Scliool at 1* o’clock A. M,
ENGLISH CATHOLIC—Rev. Jons Tnco. Past<ir—Di
vine Krvlr'cit vvi'fy Sabbath morning at lOj-oi/clock mul
in the at S u*ci«»ck. SttbbaihfichuoJ at ‘Z o cluck
Ui the .afternoon.
—Divine service* every Sabbath morning at 10V. o’clock,
and in the afternoon at 3 Vclock. Sabbath schoel at 1
o’clock iu the afternoon.
AFHICAX METHODIST-Rer. AUEXASwm JoBSSION,
Pastor.—Preaching every Fourth Sabbath iu each month.
Prayer Meeting every Friday evening at 7 o’clock. Sab
bath School at 2 o’clock in the afternoon.
RAIL ROAD SCHEDULf.
ON AND AFTKIt MONDAY. NOV. i>o. 186;. TRAINS
will arrive at and leave Altoona Station an follows:
’l'r.iln iirlives 9.35 P.M., leaven 9,55 P. 3t
<■ •* Went “ 8.20 A. 31. V B.4UA.M.
“ East “ 3,35 A.M. “ 3.41) A. SI
« West “ 8,55 P.M., ”, 9.10 P. 31
“ East “ 7.3 D A. 31., ”■ 7.45 A. 31
“ 3Fe»t “ 2.35 P. M., ‘M 3,45 P. 31
The lIOrXIOAVSjUURO IIUANCII Conducts with. Ex
pm« Tniiu au»l Fast Lino West* uuJ Mali Tyun E**rauU
I.NDTASA BRANCH TRAIN'S connect wi«li Jalmstown
iLOconimo.lalion I’raihi Kastaad U>.jt,lijq)ren» West, and
ilail uaiu taut and West
MAILS CLOSE ANll> OPEN.
£a-;tern Way , .11 00 A.M.
»Ve-U‘rn Wav $ 0^
UolU'layi»biirg 8 00 A. M. A 11 00 A. M.
Western Through ... - \ 00 P. M
Eastern Through 7 00 44
H(»llid*y»hurjr 5.15 A. M. A 11 15 A. M.
Western Through • ••••- 3 10 A. M.
Eafct'.Tti Through “ -f* “ _
Western Way 11 -- A. It.
Eastern Way 1 .W. P. M,
Omen llocu*: —During the week, from a. m. till
7 00 r. si. 0u Sundays, from 7 45 till 9 00 a. m.
GEO. W. PAXTON P. M
MEETINGS OF ASSOCIATIONS-
MOUNTAIN LODGE, N0..281 A. Y. M., meets onsocmul
Tu***duy of each month, at 71 £ o’clock P. M.* In the third
story of the Masonic Tenrnh*. ,
MOUNTAIN K. A. CHAPTER. Ho.IRO R. A.,C, meets
on the first Thursday of each month, at 7j£ o’clock P. M.,
iu same room as above. ' „'• . ,
MOUNTAIN COUNCIL, No. 9. B.i S.M., meets on the
first Momhiy hf each month, at 7 \- t o'clock p. M., In same
room as above. _ •' _ :
MOUNTAIN COMMASDEBY, No. 10, K, T. moets on
the fourth Tuesday of each (nouth, at. A o clock I. M ,
[u same room as above. • ,' .
AI.TOON A LODGE. No. 473, I. .0. of O. V, meets every
Friday evening, it 1% o'clock, iu the SMOUiI story of the
M No. 632, I. 0. of 0. F.. meets every
Tuesday evening/ at I'A o’clock, in third story of Fatten s
Building. i»n Virginia street. . „ „
WINNEBAGOTKIBE, No. 3», I. O. R. M-, meets every
Tuesday evening in the second story of Masonic Temple.
Council Are kindled at 7th run 30th breath. »
ALTOONA DIVISION, No. 311, S. of T.. meets every.
Saturday evening, at .7 o’clock, In thosecond story of the
Masonic Temple. <
fiboertior—Andiow G, Curtin.
Secretary of Stale —EU Slifer. ;
Attorney &neral— William M. Meredith.
Auditor fiWimil—ThoroaaK. Cochran.
Surveyor General— WilUiun Wright.
Adjutant Cfueral—E-M. Diddle,.
State 3 reaturcr— llenry D. Moore.
BLAIR COUIITY OFFICERS.
Judeaofthe hmrU.— President Judge, Hon George Tay
lor. Associoies. Samuel Dean. Adam Mosea.
State Swotor—lion. Lewla W. HgUy
Asremblyman —Tlmddeua Banks,;
Bruthonotary— Anthony S. borrow. _
Btgidtr and /fseorrfrr—Hugh A. Caldwell;
SJterijf —Samuel 'dcCamant. Deputy—John Mark..
Dittricl AUnnvf -Benjamin t. Ilewit.
Cbuuty (hiapii*.' ‘'?‘rrt —George X,. Cowan, George Koon,
James M: Kinkead.
County Surveyor —James L. Owin.
Good, William Burley, Darid
Aurandt. ■ ' .’
County Auditors—A. M. Lloyd, Eoht. M. Meaaimcr, L. L.
iloore.. . ,
Cbroner—A. J.Freepian. • '
Superintendent of Oamwm ScAoofs—John Mitchell.
ALTOONA BOROUGH OFFICERS.
JuMctioftht rtdet— JacoUJSf.Cherry, John McClelland.
Burgas —John Allison. , '
Ibten Oiuncil —A. A. Smyth. Daniel Lattghman, John Mc-
Dowell. H. Greenwood. C XL Uoatottef, S. J. Merrlne.
Clerk to Oruncil —S. M. Woodkok. '
Borough Trti. urrr— Daniel hmighmao. ■■ .
SehonlDireclnrt — Geo. B. Cramer, Jubn Shoemaker, J. B.
Uilenmu. rt in. Boydeii, Jamea leiwthfr.Jß. A. Deck.
&ea«irer of School Board—J. D. lillomatl.
fftgh Constable.— Joseph K.Klyi , _ , . _ ,
Collector of Stott, Cbunlg, Borough ond School 7<u>—Joe.
. If .-ICiy.
Auditorial nha farther, C. J. Mann, AU®. McCormick.
Assistant Assessors— 3»c. b llesser. Ji. L. Belfaoyder.
Judge of elections—towl Ward—'William Maloney.
: ** « West Van!—John L. .Piper.
; <i " ‘ « North 'Ward-4Clirl»ti»n Whistler.
Jametore—Fast Ward—D. M. Greene. Juhr Hooper.
! « Weat Ward—J. K. Bellman, Bobt, Piteairaa.
JTVrtk TTard-Beht. MtOwrm**, John <>**».
OUR UNION, RIGHT OR WRONG.
A TALE WUICU EVERY PERSON WILL READ
.WIS. Ctn'l Supi,
“ Whoso readotb, let him understand ”
Jonathan Hardwork, having purchased
an extensive farm, and haying provided
himself with every thing requisite to
prosperous husbandry, -proposes to fur
nish subscribers with one quart of wheat
weekly, at the low price of two dollars iu
advance; at two dollars and filly cents if
paid after six^wceks.
The facilities afforded by the govern
ment for the transportation of wheat to
every section of the country and adjacent
provinces are svoh as.must prove satisfac
tory to every subscriber; and the.proprie
tor of the Granary assures all who may
patronize him that he will exert himself
to supply an article of the first quality.
N. B. —Agents will bo hllowed a gener
ous per centage.
Address (post paid) proprietor of the
Such was the prospectus issued by my
friend, Mr. Hardwork. Feeling a lively
interest in his welfare, I visited his farm,
although it was a Jong journey from my
home, and was pleased to find everything
in nice order. Ho informed me that be
had contracted a large debt iu the purchase
of the premises, stock and implements of
husbandry, but that he had no doubt of
his ability to discharge every obligation
in a few .years. He also stated that he
had already received many hundred sub
scribers, and that in four or five Weeks ho
would commence the delivery of the wheat
according to proposal.
The scheme appeared plausible, and my
friend was so confident of success that. I
had not the slightest doubt of his prosper
ity. I entered my name as a subscriber,
and when I left him be was preparing
many thonsand quart sacks.
Every week for the space of two years
I received my quart of wheat, and con*
eluded) fnqu its ; excellent quality and
prompt delivery that everything was pros
perous with Jonathan Hardwork and his
farm.' So I gave inyselfpo concern about
my .indebtedness to him, for, said I, to a
farmer so extensively patronized as he is,
the small pittance of two years arrearages
would he bat a drop in the bucket. Xt Is
true there was occasionally printed on the
sacks a general notice to delinquents; but;
I never suspected this was intended for his
This notice, however, became tuore fie*
quent; and having leisure, I concluded I
would visit iny fHchd, the -proprietor of
the Granary. He grectedmc oodially, but
I saw that there had been trouble. He
[independent in everything.]
ALTOONA, PA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1861.
Boom! hearts cf Freedom** only home;
liftrfc! to the disonJoD’e cry,
pMr Liberty, beaMth Her dqme,
Proclaims that danger’s nigh!
Como! let your noble shouts ring forth,
1 In trumpet voices strong:.
u We know no Bonth. are know no North,
Our Union, right or wrong.”
The temple our braw fathers made,
The wonder of the world—
Shall they behoidtheir sdim dismayed,
When Treason's flag's unfurled?
Oh! never, by the glorious stars.
Which od oar Banner throng;
Bouse! sons of three victorious wars.
For Union, right or wrong.
Our patriotic fathers’ shades,
.With Washington oh high;
Point to their blood anointed blades
And to their children cry.
Boose, freemen by jour Cither's scars.
On to the rescue tlnvpg;
Defend our flag and sacred stars,
The Uukmright or wrong.
Sons of the press proclaim its worth
Id telegraphic fires.
Did “ Young America* 1 stand forth
And emulate their sires;
Wake! sister States; and,bond in hand
Bound Freedom's Temple throng';
Come! shout in one united bund,
“Our Union, right or wrong.”
TO A FPIEHD.
My heart is sad lonlght,,dear friend.
My soul with grief is bowed;
And earth, though wearing jovous smiles,
Seems covered with « shroud.
The breezes which around mo play,
Whispering'in mournful tones.
Remind me of the •* passed away I”
And tell me I'm alono.
Deep down within the silent grave
A cheHshed form we’ve lain;
01 can it be, those well loved tones
TVe ne'er shall hear again ?
Arc bine eyes forever closed?
And has tbat spirit fled!
And Is the one so well beloved
Kow numbered with the dead?
He's gone, aye! gons, to come no more,
This side eternity-; >
He's crossed the billows, ganed the shore
Of Ufo's tempestuous sea.
The garnered memories of the past,
So holy and so deep,
I’ll treasure as a precious boon,'
Though oftjlhey hid mo weep.
BY REV. A. C. THOMAS
was evidently worn with toil andanziety,
and in the conversation of the evening he
entered into particulars.
“Here I have been laboring day and al
most night for two years, and am more in:
debt now than when 1 began. My credi
tors are pressing for payment; l am con
scious of inability to meet their demands,;
and can' perceive no result but bankruptcy,
“-But have you not a Urge list of sub
scribers,” said I.
“ Yes, a very large list,” was,the reply
“ but too many of them are' like you 1”
“=Me 1” I quickly replied, in amaze-,
meet; “top many like me?”
“ Pardon me,” said my friend in a mel
ancholy tone j “ pardon me, for oppression,
will make even a wise man-mad; you have
had a quart of wheat for two years, and I
have not hud a cent ,pf payment. I have
a large list of the same kindvof patrons,
scattered here and there over thousands
of miles j if they would pay me the trifles
they severally owe, I should bo directly
freed from embarrassment, and gOon my
way rejoicing. But they reason as you
reasoned; and among you lam brought
to the door of poverty and ruin.”
I felt the full force of the rebuke, and
paid promptly, arrearages at the increased
prices named in the prospectus, and also
a year in advance. I bid adieu to the
worthy and wronged farmer, and resolved
to do everything in my power to repair
the injury which had accrued from my
0, ye patrons of Jonathan Hardwork !
—wherever ye are, or whoever ye are! —-
Ye have received and eaten the wheat
from liis Granary, without making pay
ment! Y"o are guilty of a grievous sin
of omission. Therefore repent!—pay the
farmer what-you owe him ! Uncle Sam’s
teamsters bring you the sacks of grain ev
ery week, and Uncle Sam’s teamsters will
carry the money safely to Jonathan Hard
A THRILLING PROPHECY.
In last February Alabama seceded.—
That brave man, Senator Clemens, who
had until then breasted all the storms of
wild fanaticism and clung to the flag of
our Union, yielded to the popular clamor
and unsheathed big sword in the cause he
hated, and one he knew could not suc
ceed. He wrote the following to a friend.
“ We are out; we have bid adieu to the
Stars and Stripe?, and abandoned the
hinli privilege of calling ourselves Ameri
can citizens. lam not ashamed to con
fess that I could not restrain my tears
when the old banner, which I have fol
lowed through so many dangers, was torn
down and the flag of Alabama was raised
ia : its place. 1 cannot restrain them now
when lam writing; but the deed is done
—a new era has dawned, and all that I
can promise is’ that no effort shall be
spared on my part to prevent it from be
coming an era of disgrace. If wc are not
involved in a war we soon will be. There
is no hope of peace; and he is but little
better than a madman who dreams of long
exemption drom invasion. I shall meet it
when it comes as a soldier should, and
fiirht through it as long as hope remains.
When everything is lost, as I fear it may
be, unless wiser counsels should prevail
than those which have heretofore directed
us, I shall drug my body to the nearest
battle field and lay down a life which has
lost its value.”
How swiftly has this prediction been
verified. Ere the echo of his voice,
pleading to the fanatics to “ stop,” had
died away, the cry ran out “ to arms.” A
State then prosperous is now bankrupt,
and all the horrors of war are upon them.
Facts in Brief. —Out of every thou
sand men, twenty of them die annually.
The number of inhabitants ,of city or
county is renewed every thirty years— 5
The number of old men wbo die in cold
weather is to those who die in warm
weather, seven to four. Thp men able
to bear arms form a fourth of the inhab
itants ofa country. The proportion be
tween. deaths of women and those of men
is 100 to 108. The probable deration of
female lives is sixty ; but after that period
the calculation is more favorable to them
than men. One half of those who are
born die before they reach the age of 7-
Among 1,826 Who die, it appears by the
registers' that there is only one person of
one hundred years of age. More old men
are found in elevated situations than in*
valleys and plains.
Swelling Eloquence.— -The follow
ing remark was made by a swell, inspect
ing through his eye-glass a very small
infant exhibited to him at the instance of
its father by its nurse : “ Welcome little
stwingeaw T Maty,' singular queeoha w
Of cawse.l was onco a baby .myselt. —
Ou«ht to make a fella homblo-*--the ideaw
of evaw having been so much like a pup
>0- When Brron crossed the sea be ««“ “ t declare ” said aunt Befccy. “ h P
aJa>«iMf natWe landy gohd was the P*
When Maion and SJidcJl altefcitad to ; into askin. tfo W?sn t UVe mcn
2SUM&J mt. in -£*s£****** *t **
tfTlandfgood mowing." : 1 till the next day at noon*
EEASOyOTQROWERS OP AM.
In a recent hook of travels in Ceylon,
the following ineideat is related:—We
visited the estate of an Englishman
named Lindsay, situated about twelve i
miles from Kegombo. A rogue elephant
, considerable injury to the estate at
that ttmepand one day hearing that It
was then on the.plantation, Mr. Lindsay
and myself, accompanied by seven or eight
people of the neighboring village, went|
out to hunt the animal, carrying with ns
six rifles loaded; and primed. We con
tinued to walk along a; path' which, near
one of its tarns, had sdthe bushes bn one
side. We had calculated to come up.
with the: brute‘where it hud. been aeon
half an hour before; but no sooner had
one of our men, who was walking.fore
most, seen the animal, at the distance of
some fifteen or twenty fathoms, then he
exclaimed, “ there! there!’’ and immedi
ately took to his heels, and we all followed
his example. The elephant did not-see
us until we had run some fifteen or twenty
paces from the spot where we turned,
when he gave us chase, screaming fright
fully as he came on- Lindsay managed
to climb a tree, and the rest did the same,
as fur myself I could nor, although I made
one or two superhuman efforts. But
tiiere was no time to be lost; "the ele
phant was running at me with his trunk
bent down in a curve towards the ground.
At this critical mpmenf Mr. Lindsay held
out his foot to me, with the help of which
and then of the branches of the tree,
which were three or four feet above my
head, I managed to scramble, up tb a
branch. The elephant came directly to
the tree, and attempted to force it down,,
which be could not. He first coiled his
trunk round the stem,and pulled it with
all his might, but with no effect. He
tiicn applied bis head to the tree, and
pushed it for several minutes, but with
ho better success. He then trampled
with his feet all the projecting .roots,
moving, as ho did so, several times rouo.d
and round tbb tree. Lastly, failing in all
tliis, and seeing a pile of timber, which 1.
had lately cut, at a short distance from ns,
he removed it all, (thirty-six pieces,) one
at a time to the rout pf the tree, and piled,
them up in a regular business-like man
ner ; then placing his hind feet on this
pile, he raised the fore part of his body,
and reached put bis trunk, hut still he
could not touch us, as we were too far
above him. Mr. Lindsay then fired, aud|
the ball took effect somewhere on the ele-1
phant’s head, bqt. did non kill him- It;
only made him the more furious. -The ;
next shot, however, leveled dim to the
ground. I afterwards brought the <skuU
of the animal to Golumbo, and it is still;
to be seen at the house of Mr. Armitage
On.the banks of a rivnlet in the
North of Ireland is a stono with the fol
lowing inscription, which was no doubt
intended for the information of stringers
traveling that road.
‘•Take Notice, that when this stone is
out of sight, it is not safe to ford the
The above inscription is something
similar to the famous finger post which
was erected by’older of the surveyor of
the roads some years'ago in Kent.
“ This is a bridle path to Eversham;
if you can’t read this, you bad better keep
the main road.”
Gioab. —A slender, yellow-speckled
tube, formed of dried and ; folded leaves of
a wonderful plant, discovered by Raleigh.
When women tarn false, and men selfish
—when your creditor duns you like ft
fiend, and when your debtor takes the: act
—when the future looks dark and. the
present dreary, by the fragrance of this
instrument; extracted by means of fire,
you are for a brief period rendered insen
sible to every sorrow, and ; lulled into
dreams more entertaining than (hofer#
A Welsh girl once applied to a
clergyman to be married. The clergyman
asked her what property her husband pos
sessed. The answer was “nothing, -r
-“ And are you any better off?” ho.asged.
The reply was in the negative. “ Then
why in the name of sense do.you dug to
marry?” “ Your reverence,” said the
girl, “ r have a; blanket and Jacfc’hasa
blanket; by putting them toTCth«r ; We
shill bhth W, gainers.” pte clergymap
had no morefd say, and the banns were
published. : ' ; . '
a horned toad; which looks like
an alliffitor oj a small scale, has been
sent to the office of the Asr*
culturiU frpW J?an Polo COntjtj, Iltett
Territory. 'lt tires exclusively oh land;
and bench is glassed as a toan. It Was
seven weeks corked ujj in n tiottle op jts
passage, but capae out quite lively. ;
EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS*
.lathe Jutiot’i oonrt in a neighboring
city, a ease was recently decided ft amort 1
hovel way. Acoat Was in dispute, wSf'
.the evidence was direct and poririv f » W
I both partial were Irish, full of
to loeafD <h?g than qp .fee .feat.
The affair was carefully examined sod
the Co art was in a quandary, not knowing -
who hod the best right to the garment.-
However, a moment before thejudge w«*
■ about to sum up the evidence, Pat Power,
onewfthe claimants, made
proposition in wider to settle the difailty.
“Now, Ij’im O’Brien, ye say that
belongs to yourself j I ‘say its nta' ovta.
Now mind ye, Tun, the bath av oa wilfc
take the coat and look it all over > feftowl
that finds his name on it is theowoer.
“ Done,” said Tim. “ And ye’U
to the bargain ?” asked he. “ }
" Ax ooorse,” as he passed the emit info*'
the hands of Timothy, who- vainly searched
every part of it fur his name, and finally
passed it back to Patrick, saying; :
r ‘ An* now let us see if you’ll find the
likes of your blaggard name npbff the gir
“Ye’ll stick to the bargeis,’*' said Pat* >
rick grasping the coat. . . , *
“ Yes, on the honor of aman,'' wssth*
reply. " '
“Then hbuld a <bit,” as he drew Oat
his pen knife opened a corner in thw ?
collar of the coat, taking therefrom
very small peas, exclaiming, aa he held
them in his hand :
“There, d'ye see that?”
“ Av course I do, but what of It/* said?
Tim. , ■,
“A deal it has to do wid it,
name to be sure—pea for Patrick and pea
for Powers, be jabers.” " (
He got the coat and well he deserved it
tOO. • ■■ ■ •'
A Scotch Lad in Lovk.-t-A lad hr >
the parish of Kin loss (Scotland) who was ,
overhead and ears in love went to sec bdt
sweetheart on the evening or November "
7th. Before going into the 'house) ; he'
noticed that she had a rival loser. Ke, :
therefore, ijcnt off, and to drown Ins aor*
row took several doses of Kinders b*&„
Scotch whisky. This only disheartenad
him the more, and finally no Tesolved to
pat ap end to his unhappy life. Bor this
purpose be went to a field near by and’-
dug a grave fof himself, preparatory to
making a final exit. When he had cottt*
pletedhls task, lie lay down in the
of the excavation. Some of his ac
quaintances had followed him unperceived ■
to the spot, and commenced throwing as
tjie earth. Uo bore the infliction patient*
ly for a time, but at length sprung np
and protested—“ Surely I’m daft to hut
niysel’ be buried for, the sake o’ sic’ a
faithless hussie.” And from that timo
he was effeptually cured of the tender pa#-.
Anecdote op Turner, the Painteß.
—Turner painted his famous picture,
“The Rise of Carthago,” oh an order
from a gentleman, and the price was to bo
£lOO. The gentleman didn’t like it, and
refused io take it. Turner’s pride was
wounded as he said it was bis best effdrf.
He then resolved he would never sell it r
but leave it to the nation, .which be did*;
He. was afterwards offered £2,500 for thin
picture, but refused to sell it, and when ho
died it went to the National Gallery.
*Oi_ At a militia training 'down «sst, y
after an order was given to return ram-:
rods,’’ one of the soldiers broke ftem |k»
line, and was off at full split. “ UaUo I”
bawled the commanding officer,
are you going T” 'Sown to Jbpea’s s'hon
to return tbe ramrod I
said ‘return ramrods,’ didn’t you ; *' !
S&. A boarding house keei*r<td?9li'»
ses thus:—“singly fvplM:
with pleasant rooms > also, one or two gen
tlemen* with wires,” This' is amatch fei"
the steamboat Captain’s esird ot a water
excursion—“ Tickets, twen’ty firo ospta j
children half price— to be' kad at Ar
- IQt. The trisbttaoV opinion of Tanketf
enterprise was that if Jhe wn.
cast away on a desolate Island,,he’d:jpft«
up next mornio an’gft round feUfc tHOft
to ‘ v "
MrSomebodj ha* discorered theart
of extracting '||aB from TcgeuWfeS. Wd
expect soon to-see carrqta anbstitated:frc
amp-posU thus producing the gM and
post ht one. i v ;‘ '■ >.33
iguQood tamper is like * dasfi
it sheds & brigdtnes» (rye| eTei3t%&r&
is the sweetener of toil, and die soother of
19*1 think I- Jiw« ! i»f„
sirl are you hot OsTenSthlth V’ "Oh,
yejt, I’iqh owin’ Bmi&. and ;9F*^VJ^SS**
to eateb, sod a good deal harder to bom.
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