Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, December 19, 1860, Image 1

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T. ;. x'ci 1-i.oi cn. wm. u. mYtixoicii.
Attorneys at Law.
Offii-c on Market street, opposite Mossop's Store,
Ch'SMieM, r.i. "in niicna jirvmini; tu ,......
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1 W. HAYS. Justice of tho l'eiice, will attend
. promptly to collections and oilier mutters
tli in his charge Address Kersey, Klk co IV.
Oct. SdlSsO. ly.
Jt'STIt'TI of the Vf
Liithcitbiirg, Cleat field Co. Fit.,
will attend rrcmplly to nil hnrinos entrusted
to his cire. "'JiIIrl-J.'!:.
VT tho inou(h of Link Kim, fire miles from
Clearfield, MERCHANTS, and extensive
Mannfnetnrcrs of Lumber,
J-jly2H, 1S52.
"jTTTtI 10 MI'SON ,
-t -vi..vmi Vnirnii.T!ii!cs. Ac. Ac, ironed
J) on short notice, awl the vcrylicsl style, athis
jKI stand in the uorougu oi vurwenat mo.
It. M. WOOIM, having ebnnrod his loca
tioa from Curwensville to Clearfield, res
fwtfully offers his professional services to the
citisons of the latter plnco nnd vicinity.
Residence on Second street, opposite ti tt ef
J. Crnns, F.sq. '"X ' ' ,3-
j. gThartswick, m. d.
Vhyslclon and Surgeon,
-Clearfield P"., May 30, 1560.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, will attcud promptly
Jind faithfully to all lopi! business entrusted to
his care, in the soveral Courts of Clearfield and
adjoining counties.
Ofliee, the one formerly occupied by Q. a.
Oet. 2Bth, TS50 1y.
' ur. o. wVctkwaiYT'
1)lislrlnn and Surgeon, odors his profes
sional serrices to tho citirens of Xew Wash
ington and rurrounding community. Ofliee thrcj
ilnors west of the Washington House.
New Washington, l'n., Oct. 14, 1850.
Civil. Engineer t Lash Sikvkvor, offers
his professional services to tho citizens of Cloar
ftthl countv.
All biisinoss entrusted to liim will be promptly
and faithfully executed.
Ofliee with Leonnrd, Finney l Co. (
Justice of llio penje
Luthcrhburp, Clentfiold Co. Pa., will
attend promptly to all business entrusted to his
we. lie also informs the public that bo keeps
constantly on hand at hi' shop, a general as
sortment of Paddles, Ill-idles, Harness nnd
whips, which be will soli on reasonable trems.
April 4, ISCiO.
M. SMITH offers his professional services
. to the Ladles ami licutlenieii of Clcnr
tield and vicinity. A" Prtio,, P"fr'",
with nentnoM ona despatch. Heing fiiini inr
with all the luto improvuients, ho is prepared to
make Artillelal Teeth in tho best manner.
Orfieo in bhaw's now row. -Kent.
1 Ith. 1859. iyJ.
j la n t a nnii vn. . ' ' l.TKflT
I AItKIli:it TF.ST, Attorheye at Law
J Clearfield, Ta., lll attehd promptly to Col
IaioHs, Lahd Agencies, Ac., Ac, in Clearfield,
Centre and Elk counties. 3aj 30. y
"I ) OflKUT J. WALLACE, ArrottuKr at Law,
.IV Clearfield, Pa., Office In Shaw'i Row, op
rosite thoJotirnnl ofliee.
dee. 1, 1S58. tf.
"Wfholcxalo and Kctall Mcrcliants. Also
W exteusive dualcre in timber, sawed lmud
ber anal shingles. Also, doalors iu flour an-fc-ixitt,
which will bo told cheap for casAi.
JllKTItr. of thepeaee
- Roekton, Vn'ion tp., will attend
proBiplly to "all business cntrustod t hie enre.
Sept., 12, 1M0. ly.
V ry large ttock ot- Spring and Summer
clothing of the latwt style for ele low by
tiwentviUe. Hay In, loOOr G. A. 1RVIN.
aekercl nd lloiring for sale at Iheenrner
l&Ureof - -- k.A uuj
iinvenivHlc, My V0. t i
."'loiir, liaeon. Henna and Clover seed, At llie
rliesp corner by " I). A. 1HV1N.
t'urwiusvillr, May b's ISlil).
W'n find in the CviistilutioH of Saturday
the oninion of Attorney General Plncl-.
iubinitled by bim to the President, on
the powers of tho Exeenliva to enforco
the laws in any St ito which may sccedo
from tho Union, lie eny:
"Within their respectivo spheres of ac
tion, tho Federal Government and tho
Government of a State, nre both of them
independent and supiemo but each is ut
terly powerless beyond tho limits assign
ed to it bv tho Constitution. If Congress
would attempt to change the law of de
scents, to mako a new rule of personal
succession, or to dissolvo the family relu-
tions existing in any .Stale, the act would ,
bo simply void ; but not more void than
would bo a State law to preveut tho ro
capture of fugitives from labor, to forbid
the carrying of tho mails, or to slop tho
collection of duties on imports. Tho will
of a Slalo, whether expressed in its Con-
stitution or laws, cnnncl, while it remains
in the Confederacy, absolvo her people
from tho duty of obeying the just and
constitutional requirement of the Cen
tral Government. or can any act of the
Central Government displace the jurisdic
tion of a Stale, beeauso tho laws of the
United Slates are Supremo and binding
only so far as they are. passed in pursu
ance of the Constitution. I do not s y
what might bo effected by moro rcvolu
tionary force. I am speaking of legal and
constitutional rih1..
"This is tho view always taken by the
Judiciary. Tho Supreme Court of the
United States has declared it in many ca
.3cs. I need only refer you to tho United
States vs Uo0th, whero the present Chief
.lustieis. expressing the unanimous opin
ion of himself and nil brethern, enun
ciated the doclrino in terms so clear and
full that any further demonstration of it
crn scarcely bo required.
The duty which these principles devovlve
not only upon every oftker, Ltit every cit
izen, ii that nhicli Mr. Jell'erson express
ed so compendiously in his first inaugural,
namely : "to support tho Stato govern
ments in all their t ights, a; tho most com
petent administrations for their domestic
concent?, nnd the surost bulwarks against
anti-reiuibikau tendencies," combined
with tho preservation of the General Gov
eminent, in its whole constitutional viycr,
as tho fclioet anchor of our peace at home
and safety abroad."
He reviews, briefly, the power conferred
on tho Executive, for theexeculion of the
laws more particularly with referenco to
the collection ot revenue, and holds that
tho President may, if nccssary, order the
duties to bo collcctod on board a vessel in
side of any established pert of entry;
and, further, that his right to tako such
measures a may bo necessary for tho pro
tection of tho public properly, U very
clear. He proceeds
"I conic now to tho point in your let
ter which is probably of the greatest prac
tical importance. Py the act of ISO" you
may employ such parts of the land and
naval forces as you shall judge necessary
for iho purposo of causing the law to be
duly executed, in all easos whero it is law
ful to use tho militia for tho samo pur
pose. By the act of I'M iho militia may
bo ca'led forth 'whenever tho laws of t lie
United States shall bo opposed or tho ex-,
ecu t ion thereof obstructed in any Statoby
comliujttions too powerful to be auppresed
by tho the ordinary coune ol judicial pro
ceedings, or by the power rested in the
marshals.' This imposes upon tho rrcM-
dont the solo responsibility of deciding
whether the exigency has arisen whic h
requires the use ol military forco ; and in
proportion to the magnitude of that res-
ponsibilily will be his e4iro not to over,
step tho limits of his legal nnd just nu
. "Tho laws refcircd to in tho act of IT'Jj
rsro manifestly thoso which nre ndminiss
tcrod by iho judges nnd executed by tho
ministerial officers of the Courts for the
punishment of crimo nuain; t Iho United
Shiteslor the Moleolion of riahts churn
ed under the Federal Constitution and
laws, and for tho enforcement of mch ob
ligations ns camu within tho cognizanco
of the Federal Judiciary. Tocaaiel obc.
dience to theso laws the Courts havo nu
.t i ;.. ll trl.n ,ili!i-lirL limit
regular, rind he marshals!
and their deputies have tho same powers
...i nr...,! .!.:, .ln...itin. In the r-evc-
v.. ';.".:.,.. .I- L.v. ..f oJei' tomarugo. How many thoughtless
rui nuiiua smwus
"Put what, if the froliuj in every Stato;
apiinslthe United Statos slrould become
al' that tlits federal officers Ihcm
solves (inchnlinc Judges. District At lor-'
,.,, an,i Mar.hJs) would reache by
bo-mo influence. nd rcu their
places? Of coiirso tho first step would bo
to appoint otlioin in their stead, if others
could be got to servo. Hut, in srch nn
event, it is tnoro limn probablo thnt greHt
difficulty would bo found in filling the
Ln;,.o Warnn pnsil cvinrnivn Loir it
j,nigl,t become altogether impoMible. AVC
nl.e there fore, oblijied to consider what
can bovlono in case wo havo no Courts to
issuo.judicial jirocess, nnd no ministerial
officers . to execute it. In that event
tronps would certainly be out of place,
m iiei,. use wholly illegal."
"It one. of tho States f-liould declure her
independence, your action cannot depend
upon tho rightfulness of the cause upon
which such a declaration is based. Wheth
er the retirement of a Stato from the
Union bo tho exorcise of a right reserved
in tho Constitution, or a revolutionary
movement, it is certain that you have not
in either caso tho nythcrity to recognise
her independence or to absolve her from
her l'edeial obligations. Congress or the
other Stales in convention assembled
must take tuch mea'-ures as may be necos
snry and proper. In such an event, I see
no course for you but to go straight on
ward in the path you havo hitherto trod
den that is, execute tha laws to tho ex
tent of the defeus'.vo meuns placed in
your hands, and not generally upon the
assumption that tho present Constitution
al relations between the Stales and the
Federal Government continue to exist un
til a now order of things sn.ill be estab
lished, either by law or force.
"Whether Congress has tho constitu
tional right to make war against ono or
more States," and require tho Executive of
the Federal Govcrniue:it to carry it on
by means of forco to bo drawn from tho
other States, is a question for Congress iU
solflo consider. It must bo admitted
that no such power is expressly given ;
nor are there any words in tho Constitu-
t'on which imply it. Among tho powjrs
enumerated in article I.jcction 8, is that
'to declare war, grant letters of marque
nnd reprisal, and to make rule! concjrn-
ing captures on hud and water." This
certainly nifar.s nothing moro than the
power to commence and carry on hostili
lies against tho foreign enemies of tho na
lion. Another clan:o in the same section
gives Congress tho power 'to provido for
calling forth tho militia,' and to uso them
within tho limits of Iho Slato. hut Inis
power ii so ristiicted by the words which
immediately follow that it can be exorci
sed only for oun of the following purposes:
1. To execute the laws of the Union ; that
is, to aid tho Federal officers in the per
formance of their regular duties. 2. To
suppress insurrections against Iho Stale j
but this ii con fi nod by Article IV., Sec
tion 4, to cases in which tho Stale, her
self shall apply for assistance against hor
own people. 3. To repel the invasion of
a State by enemies t-ho come from abroad
to assail her in her own territory. All
these provisions arc made to protect the
Slates, not to authorize Mi attacis by
ono part of the country upon another ; to
proKcrve their peace, and not to plunge
them inlo Civil war.
The right of tho Genoval Government
to preserve itself in its whole constitution
al vigor by repelling a dinjet and positive
aggiession upon its properly or its officers
cannot be denied. Put this is a totally
chlTireiit thing from an offensive war to
punish tho people for tho political mis
deeds of their .State Government, or to
Vroventu threatened violation of the
Constitution, or to enforco an acknowl
edgement that the Government of the
United Stales is Supreme. Tho Slates
aro colleagues of ono another, nnd if
sonio of them shall conquer the rcf t and
hold them as subjugated provinces, it
would lol.dly destroy Ihe whole theory
upon which they nro now connected.
I urn, very respectfully, yours, &.c,
Nr.wsiAir.rif A child besinringto
read becomes dclighlod with newspapers,
becauso ho read cf names and things
which are very familiar, nnd will make
progre.t.i accordingly. A newspaper in one
year is woilha quarter's schooling to a
child, an 1 every father must consider that
substantial information is conneclod with
this advancement. The mother of a fam
ily, having more immediate charge of a
fainil-, shoulb horsolf bo instructed
mind so occupied becomes so fortified
t 19 fr
"-o emergency. Children amuseu ly rea-U
"lui1)'. of cour,c 1 or
I young men havo spent their evenings in
croc shops who ought to have been at
1 ,
passer -by avked an Itislmina
gaing ion a fu-leral proeess.on who was
dead. . "I can't exactly say, ia.d he "but
I bcla.-o its the jinllemau in the coffin."
The Homestead Bill.
nsstu Tim uovse or representatives,
5, INK).
A bill toseeuro homesteads to actual
settlers on the public domain.
lo it enacted by tho Senate and IIouso
of Representatives of tho United States of
America in Congress nsscmbled, That any
person vt ho is the head of a family, or who
has arrived at the age of twenty one year,
andisa citizen of Iho United Slates, or
who shall havo filed his intention to be
come such, as requirod by tho naturaliza
tion laws of tho United States, shall, after
the passage of this act, be entitled to tn
ter, free of cost, ouo hundred and sixty
acres of unappropri ited publis lands, up.
on which said person may have filed
pre-emption claim, or which may, at tho
timo the application is made, be sub
ject to pre-emption at ono dollar nnd
twenty-five culls, or les-s, per aero; or
eighty acres of such unappropriated hinds,
at two dollars nnd fifty cents per acre; to
be located in a body, in conformity to the
legal subdivisions of the public land-1, and
after the same shall have been surveyed.
See. 2. And be it further enacted, that
tho person applying for the benefit of this
act uhall, upon application to the register
of tho land office in which ho or she ii
about to make such entry, make affidavit
bl'oro said register or receiver that he or
sho is the head of a family, or is twonty
ono years or moro of age, nnd that such
application is made for his or her cxelu.
sivo uso and benefit, and theso fpeeially
montioi-iod in this act, nnd not either di
rectly or indirectly for the us or benefit
of any other person or persons whomso
ever ; nnd upon filing tho oflidavit with
the register or receiver, he or she shall
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titvuflaml Riienfieil : iti-nvirloil. Iina-sver.
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iumlnil lliflrfifni' llnltl t Ii A a v ii'.'., 1 rf ft i-.i
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years from tho dale o! Bitch entry : and if,
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at tuo expiration ol suea tmo, or nt any
timo within two yeats thereafter, the per
son making such entry, or if ho bo do.ul,
his widow : or in ciso of her death his
heirs or devisee; or in case of a widow
making such entry, her heirs or devi
see, in co of her death, shall prove by
two crcdiblo witnesses that he, sb or
they havo resided upon and cultivated
the s.nno for tho term of five years imme
diately succeeding tho timo of filing tho
affidavit aforesaid ; then in such case, he,
she or Ihey, if at that time a citi.en of the
Unitci Slale., bhall, on payment cf ten
dollars, be entitled to a patent, as in olh-.
or ohcs provided by law; And provided,
further, That iu caso of the death of both
father nnd mother, leaving an infant child,
or chidrcn, under twenty ono years of age,
tho riuhtand fco shall enure to tho bene
fit of said infant child or children; and
tint executor, administrator or guardian
may, nt any timo within two years after
the death of tho surviving parent, nnd in
accordance with the laws of the State in
which such children for tho time being
have their domicile, sell saidl and for the
benefit of caid infants, but for no other
purpose; and the puichaser shall acquire
tho absolute tilU by the purchase, and bo
entitled to a patent from tne United
States, on payment of tho office fees nnd
sum of money herein specified.
Sec. 3. And ba it further enacted. That
tho lar.doffico fchall nolo all such applica
tions on the tract books and plats of his
oilieo, and keep a register of all such en
tries, and mako return therof to tho Gen
oral Land Office, togclher with tho proof
upon wnioh they have been founded.
See. 4. And be it further enacted, That
all lands acquired under the provisions of
this act Khali in no event become liablo to
the satisfaction of any debt or debts con
tracted prior to the issuing of tho patent
therefor. '
See. 0. And be it further enacted, That
If at any time after tho filing of Ihoafiad.v
ri'iis required in the second section of 11 1
act, nnd before the expiration of tho fire
years aforesaid, it shall bo proven afttr
duo notice lo tho settler, to tho satisfac
lion of the regiater of the Ian I offico, that
tho person having filed such affidavit shal
have actually changed his or herresb
deuce, or abandon ?d tho said entry for
more than six nion His at any lime Ihon,
and in that event, tho land entered
shall revert to the government.
Sue. 0. And bo it furthet enacted, That
no individual shall be permitted to make
.noro than one entry under the provis.!
iom of this ct ; and that tho Commis
sionor of the General Land Offico Is horo-
by required to prepare and issue such
rules nnd regulations, consistent with this
act. as shall be necessary and proper to
I carry its provisions into eiToct ; nnd that
the registers and receivers of tho seven 1
land offices shall bo entitled to l'oceive
the snmo compensation for any lands tn-
tered under the provision- of this act
that they are now entitled to receive
when the samo quantity of land is enter
ed with money, one half to be paid by the
person making the application at the
time of so doing, and tho other half on
the issue of the certificate by the pern
to whom it may be issued : Provided,
That nothing contained in this act shall
be conwtrued as to impair or interfere in
any manner whatever with existing pre
emption rights: And provided further,
that all persons who mny havo filed their
applications for a pro-eniption right prior
to tho passago of this act shall bo entitled
to all privileges of this act.
To Mothers,
ur grac e cr.EENwoon.
ill- JJeau I'liiENiis ; I cannot let tho
blessed Christmas-timo go by without
sending you a word of affectionate greet
ing of thanks, for the kindly interest
you havo so often manifested iu tho most
cherished purnotes of my life. That
interest has given mo ccurage when 1
most stood in need of it, and upheld my
'ailing hands; renewing my reveronco
for the woik lo which 1 am called, and
comforting mo with llu assurance thai
tho seeds of goodness nnd truth, sown
abroad by Tho Little Pilgrim, havo not
fallen "on stony places.'
1 have to tharjk you for sending mo
every now and then, bright homo-pictures
that have fallen like glad sunbeams nn
my path. Jly heart, dear friends, has
echoed till your household music, and
laughter. 1 havo to thank you as well,
(though it grieved me,) for telling me
how, into dome of the homes to which
our Little Pilgrim had been called, Death
had entered uncalled, leaving -shadow
j and tilenco in ihe joy-light of haiqy love,
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land tho music of childish voices.
and again has my soul been drawn by the
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Is.icrcd svmpalhj of sorrow, w
t , 1 '., , '
fn.vnil r.iliiilil ..i....l.. I,-. .....
illiin a be-
nniiM ,.i,.iijr in i,, i, ui to i)li
tnd with a
weeping mother beside a little green
mound, hiding what was but yesterday
mu u. pi iu HI
1. .1 .1 : .-l. i r i i , l. : l - c . ,
nil siMiii'vuj ti uiuiiiiiu ii UllU
fears euljeot of a thousands prayers.
In this lmppy, yet solemn Christmas
season, mav the spirit of Christ the Lord
bo born nntw ii; our lnak Is in holy char
ity, iu pence, in love for till mankind, in
especial lovo for the little ohm such as Ho
onco look in his tender arms, ana permit
tod to look close into his heavenly eyc.-,
lull ol eouipnssionnta yearning, tvbilo Ins j poIy ,. reillio,j Jo0 .. tdl V0U( you
lips uttered for them and for all children ' ncvcr gcc ;.,, a figU n, ,))0 hilll
thodivinober.ediclion. I lul j, v.'htii ho clinched rce, 1 jerked
1 can but feel that wo shall join hands ioos0 fr0ln IM and then ho gin ine three
for another year's pilgrimage; but if or four of (ho most ellicionlest licks you'
some of you mutt fall away, why, lo sucu'0Ver heard. Polly, ain't supper ready?
ana to nil, we nay a merry Linistmas, n
Happy New Year, and God bless you 1 -
htttfe I I'jnm.
Ciii.i.EXGiM. a Vote. The following in
cident actually transpired at one of Ihe
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ill 'i ii'in iiih iuuiij j vii i ti gj in iiniiii
A, I ,,
very old man approached
. i 1 1- , i n . i
tho polls, holding his ballots ready
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to bo deposited. Iho crowd gave way
... , ,:..
with ono accord; but one active vig-
ilant committoo man, who did nut
Know Iho now comcrj nor appreciate the
general moveiiMiil, interposed willi his
challongo, nr.d tho folio ving colloq-iy took
place ;
Challenger I chilleinjo that vote.
Uhl man
-Tlio ground of the challengo
air .
Challenger Il.tvc you been naluralized ?
I )ld man Born in the country, sir.
Challenger Oo you live iu this city ?
Old man Yes, sir.
Challenger In this ward ?
Old man Yes, sir.
Challenger-How long haro you lived
in Ih is ward?
Old man Eighty years, sir.'
Challenger What's your name?
Old man llogerB. Taney, sir.
Challenger What's yonr business?
Old man Chief Justice of the I nited
Tho challenger had nothing farther lo
Ask, but just then "appreciated the facts.
Moiiei. Vkrhh t. An Irishman cut west,
conceiving Hint a little powder thrown
upon some green wend would facilitate il asnnil stream Irom akef,
upon tho burning pile ; but not possessing
a hand sufficiently quick to cat it oirai
the desirable moment, was blown into a
a million pieces. The coroner for this oc
casion, reasoned out this vtrdict: "It
can't bo called suicide, becanso he didn't
niwin lo kill himself; it wasn't 'visitation
of God,' becauso ho wasn't struck l y
lightning ; ho didn'tdie for want of brcuth
for he hadn't anything loft to breathe
with ; L'i plain ho didn't know what h
was about ; so I shall bring in, dio.l f.r
want of common seme."
'Twas nothing a moro idlo word
From careless lips that fell,
Forgot, perhaps, us soon as ea'icl,
And purposeless as well.
Hut yet, as on tho passing wind
1 borne the the little seed,
Which blooms uuhceded, as a flower,
Or as a noisome weed
So ofton will a single word,
Unknown, its end fulfill,
Aud bear, in ed, t're flower and fruit
Of actions good orilf,
If we knew tlio caros and looses
Crowded round our neighbor's way;
If wo knew the littlo losses
Surely previous day by day
Should wo then so often chido him
For bis lack of thrift and gain
Leaving on bis heart a shadow ;
Leaviug on our lives a stain ?
Lotus reach within our bosoms,
For the key to other lives,
And with lovo toward erring nature,
Cherish good that still survives
So that when our disrobed spirits
Soar to realms of lifo again,
Wo may say. Dear Father, judge us
As we judo our follow mon.
Wouldn't Own Up.
Joe Stetson was a wild, rolickitig fellow,
who spent inojl of his time iu drinking1
and sprecing, while his wife, Tolly, wnrf
left at home to do the chores. Upon a
certain oecnssion, Joe left home, lo bo
back, as ho said, tlmt night. Night came,
but Joe did not. Tho next day passed ;
nml about sunset Joo camo up in tho
worst condition imaginnblo his clothes
ttirty and loi n, ono eyo in deep mourn
ing, nnd his face presenting moro tho ap
pearanco ol a piece of raw beef than any
thing elso. Polly met him at tho doer,
and noticing his appearance, cxcla'nicd:
"Why, Joe, wlial in tho world is tho
matter? "
roily, " said Joe, " do you know that
( j j; Aml,tnv3r
Well, him and mo
1,nil rtl. tf
"Who whipped, Joe. asked Polly.
" Polly, wo had iho hardest fight you
ever did see. I hit him, nnd ho hit me,
and then wo clinched. Polly, ain't sup
per most ready? I ain't 'jad nolkiing ii
eat siiico yesterday morning."
" But tell ine wild whipped, Joo ? " con-
' tjn,10l pojv
j, nearly starved "
I .. ,nc ,v,ld ,y
hipped, will you?"
continued Polly.
"Icll. " said Joe, "you don't know
nolh'ui' 'bout fightln'. I toll you, wo
fought like tigers ; we lolled and wo tuni-'
,1- -' I' il1' 4 '
UU'll ,111 ,.111, V'll ',', llltll I11U u li him
, , , , , 4 '
' then the boys wculd patnieontho
bhoulder, nnd halloo, 'On, my Stotson '
. ', ..
: W e gouged and bit, and toro tha dirt in
K.iHi I. ml,,, ill irl-M.-rrv vnl-il ivnt'cn linn,
two bulls. Tolly, ain't supper ready?
I'm monstrous hungry !"
I " Joo Stetson, taid Tolly, iii a tono
'bristling with ailgct-, nill you tell ni"
I who whipped ? "
j "Polly," said Joo drawing a long sighj
"I hollered!"
Pemarkahi.e Pedestrian Fiat. Small
boy on ti,too to romponiou "Su-h. ttoj'
ycJur noio, all of you."
Companion "Hello, Tommy, what's uj'
Small bov "We've cot a new babv
; v,. WBu1i nl, ,!lwilVu,' Bti n, ..
from Heaven last night inusn't gd to
kickin' up a row around here,"
f -ST When Greeley heard of Iho elec
tion of Lincoln, ho wta so happy he re
quested that some ono would kick him.
I Although il usually SDunds covoloua for
man to aslc boot, we are of tho opinion
that Greeley's request should havo beon
granted. Isim-willf Democrat.
JCajjrWhilo tho Eloutoral College of Now
York was casting tho vote of that Stale
for Abraham Lincoln, the Slate Capitol
building was discovered to be on fire no'
an unapt illustration of tho moro goaernl
political conflagration which tho election
of Lincoln has caused.
BT5U"Has tho Republican party fulfiilled
its mission ?" asks a Republican paper.
Pretty neatly ; according to tho present
signs tho Union will be eissolvod within a
few days. Tklroll Free Vr n.
BrJuGaribaldi's Island of Caprera. lie
near to I-lba ar.d Oitiica, and cout: in ,
inl ubilanls.