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OROROE B. GOOIlLAKDER,
WILLI A A. WALL1CI.
WALLACE & FIELDING,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
fay-Legal business of all kinds attended to
with promptness and fidelity. OSloa in residence
al imam A. Wallace. Janl2:iO
A. W. WALTERS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Clear Held, Pa.
VB-OS.a Id th. Court Houaa. decS-ly
H. W. SMITH,
JulO (1 tar fluid, Pa. ly
ATTORNKY AT LAW,
JMr-0n. la tha Court Houaa. Jrll.'CT
JOHN H. FULFORD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, y.
Offiea on Market St., oer llartswlek A Irwin's
leal-Prompt attention given to tha securing
af Bounty, Clairat, At., and to all legal business.
March 19, 1807. Ir.
tbos. i. a ccunrna. wa. a. a'ri'ttot'ori.
T. J. McCULLOUGH t BROTHER,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Ofis.oa Market street onadooraastof tha Claar
lald County Bank. (1:1:71
J. B. McEN ALLY
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
fsO-Lagsl business attended to promptly with
'fidelity. (I lllne oa bcoond street, above the First
National Bank. I:!:7l-lypd
Wallaceton, Clearfield County, Peun'a.
3Alt legal business promptly attended to.
J. p. 1KT1R ,,
,.D. l tans
IEVIN & KREBS,
Successors to II. B. Swoope,
Law and Collection Office,
nSO'7. CLEARFIELD, PA.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Olee ao Second HI., ClearBeld, Pa. (novl1,
JOHN L. CUTTLE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
And Real Katate Agent, ClearArld, Pa.
Office na Third itreet, bet. Cherry A Walnut.
sHr-Kespeotfully offer, bla services In selling
and baying lands In Clearfleld and adjoining
snanlies and with aa eiperfenee of orer twenty
years aa a surveyor, flatten blmaelf that ha eaa
reader .atlafaatlon. frb'S.'sl tf
J. J. LINGLE,
1:11 Oaceola, Clearfleld Co., Pa. ypd
J. BLAKE WALTERS,
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
A MALM IX
Saw Ioi mid Lumber,
Real Estate bought and sold, title, eramincd,
laxe. paid, and conveyances prepared. Office ia
Maaonie Building, Room No. I. VJ.;:7l
John II. Orris. C. T. Akriander.
ORVIS &. ALEXANDER,
ATTOi'N KYS AT LA W,
nelleronto. Pa. .rplS,'9:
DR. T. J. BOYER,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office on Market Street, Cle.rflclJ. Pa.
ar'Oiliea boura: 8 to If a. m.t and to 8 p. m.
DR. W. A. MEANS,
fllYSICIAN 4 SURGEON,
"Vi11 attend profen.innal ealla pi-utnptly. augtO'70
DR. Al THORN,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
'f TAVINO limalrd al Kvlertown, Clearfield eo
I Pa., offers bis prnfe.sional services to the
Aeeple of the surrounding country, Sept. 19, '19-y
DR. J. F. WOODS,
fUYKlClAN k 8UR0KOX.
flaring remnred to AnwnvU. ra.,oflVrt hit
profenwional arrricee to the pooplo of that plare
ani tne urnmniog eounirj. ah fhui mmMij
attended to. .!''. em pd
J. H. KLINE, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN A SUKGEOX
TTAVINU Ineated at Pennfleld, Pa., offrra hii
J 1 trnfeiajil nervieee to the Tefde of that
ilnve nt pnrrouading eoontry. All cam
oct. 1 II
DR. J. P. BURCHFIELD,
ate Soraeon of the RZA Reg maul Pennsylvania
V'llanteeri, having returned froa tha Army,
.offen h profeiaional aerrtcea ie the eltitena
ror MftAt-fleld ei'Onty.
WPr-ifnriioaal eallt nroraftlv attended to.
Offlfe on Second itreet, formerly oeewpted by
Or. W.,d. tapr4, nH tl
jPIIYSlCIAN A SURGEON
HAVINII located at Oioeola, Pa., ofers his
nrofei.loaal .erviees ta th. paopls of that
plai'e and sarronnding eountrr.
aajVAM ealls promptly attended to. Office
and residence an C.rtia St., orm.rly oaciipied
fcy Dr. Kile.. sayll ly
Fishing Tackle I
TI"KT received, a eompleta ...nrtment, eon.irt
ing of Trout Rod., Fi.h Haikets, Lines and
)looks, of all dcaeiipaion., at
IURRT t SIflLBR A CO t.
fleaa.le, Aprfl 1, l7l tf,
G00DLANDEE & HAGEETY, Publisliers.
JOHN D. THOMPSON,
Jaitiee of th Ponoa and florirener.
l4Col.rctioQi mad ud mooej promptly
paid orer. Feb. 22, tf.
JAMES C. BAEEETT,
Juitie of tho Poaoo and Llctnaed Conveyancer.
Luti.trkburg, Clearfield Co., Pa
Collontionf k rcmittaDeea promptly made,
and all klndi of leal inatrumenta axaoutad od
ihort notice. majr4,70tf
GEORGE C. KIRK,
J m tic of tha Peace, Surveyor and Conveyancer,
All balnct intruited to bin will be promptly
attended to. Periuni wishing to employ a bur
rev or will do well to give bim a call, af be fliitten
himtirir that be can rvador aatinfactlon. Derdi of
conveyance, article! of agreement, and all legal
paport, promtly and noatly executed. morSOyp
MRS. S. S. LIDDELL'S
MARBLE & STONE YARD,
ytTShop on Reed Street, near Pennsylvania
. may lt),'70:tf.
HOl'Sfi, SIllX A ORNAMKNTAL PAINTER,
The freaooing and painting of eburcbet and
other publio buildings will raceiva particular
attention, a. well a. the painting of carriages and
sleighs. Uildinc don. in the Diotcst atyles. All
work warranted. Sbnp on Fourth street, formerly
occupied by Esquire bliugart. octlV'70
G . H . HALL
PRACTICAL PUMP MAKER,
NEAR CLEARFIELD, PENN A.
' -.flr-Putnps alwaya on hand and made to order
on short notice. Pipe, bored on reasonable terras.
All work warranted to render satisfaction, and
delivered if desired: niy2i:l.ypd
DAN IEL M. DOH ERTY.
BAEBER & HAIR DRESSER, ,
JyJ.1) CLEARFIEI.il, PA.- lit
D AVI D REAMS,
SCRIVENER & SURVEYOR,
rpiIE lubscriber offers his services to tho public
X in the capacity of berivoner and Surveyor.
ah flall. f..r .orvrvinv nromntlr attended to, and
the making of drafts, deeds and other Irgal iustru
mcuU of writing, eieeuted without delay, and
warranted to lie correct or no charge. ol2,70
rpiIE undersigned offcri his services as a our
X eyor, and may lie lound at his residence, in
Lawreuoe township. Letters will roach him di
rected to Clearueld, Pa. , .
may 7 tf. JAf. iiRiir.i.n.
J, A. BLATTENBEEGER,
Claim and Collection Office,
OSCEOLA, Clearfltld Co., Pa.
7-9Conveyanoing and all lcg.il papers drawn
ilh aoeuraey and di.patch. Uiafts on and paa-
,.n tickets to and Iroia any point in fcurope
oct i 70 6m
LAGER LEER HUE W Kit,
"AVISO rented Mr. Entree' Brewery be
hlcs by strict attention to bneine.. and
the manufacture of a superior article or Ur.r.K
to receive the patronage of all the old and many
new ousluinera. Aug. 2i, tf.
THOMAS H. FORCEE,
Also, ettenstee manufacturer and dealer In Pqunre
Timber and Hewed uomoeroi an ainoe.
r-eT-Ordcrs solicited and all bills promptly
o. ataanr m'nt n.ianT.
W. ALBERT &. BROS.,
. Manufacturers A cxtoneive Dealers in
Sawed Lumber, Square Timber, &c,
WOODLAND, rUJ A.
ff-Ordcrs solicited. Rills ailed on short notice
III. reaeuHHuii: i tu..
Ad.lress Woodland P. 0., Clearfleld Co
W ALIIKKT A
Prenthvllle, t learfield County, Fa.
Keens eonstantlv on hand a full assortment ol
Dry floods. Hardware, Uroeerira, and everything
u.ually kept in a retail store, wh.cli will b. sold,
for cash, as cheap as elsewhere ia the oounty.
Frencbvlll., June J(, ty.
House anrj Sign Painter and Paper
YakvWiil eieeute jobs in his line promptly and
ia a workmanlike manner. arrl,7
J. K. BOTTORF'S
Market Btreel, ClearBeld, Pa.
rt-CROMllS MADK A BPECIALTY.-fH.
"VTKOATIVKD made in alomly, as well as in
1 olcr we.lhcr. Constantly on band a good
a..ortmenl of FHAMKS, FTKItKOMCOI'Kr) and
K TkHKllKCOI'lU VIEWS. Frames, from any
style ul moulding, wad. to order. apr2H-tf
j. MILES KRATZER,
Dry Gooda, Clothing, Hardware,
Catlary, Quesnswsre, Orneeri.s, Proii.lons acd
r-At their aew store room, on Second street,
ear II. t, Bigler A to". Hardware store. (JanU
i. oLLowana a. aarts raaar.
EOLLOWBUSH & CAREY,
Blank . Book Manufatturcrs,
21 .Vnrkil $1., i'Mladtlphla
I'nn-r Flour Packs and Bags. Foolscsp,
I..n.,r. Note. Vi'ramiina. Curtain and Wall
A Notorious Facl I
rilllKIIrl are mora peopl. IrouWed with Lung
I Iii....e. in this town than any other place of
ils si. in tb. Klate. Ona of the great cause, of
this is, the use of an impure erti.-Ui ol I oat, largely
ni.ed .lib eulnhnr. Now, wby not avoid all
tUim nrMi-rr. Vnur lilM. by Ulilig On).
Iliiwiplirej's ( elthrsted t'oal, free Irnm all
imparili.s. Olders left at the stores of Kichsrd
Mo.sop and James II. Uraham A Pons will reeeivs
lirnnitit all I llltl.
r ' AIUlAIIAM nrMPIIHET.
riearleld, November 30, ItliO-tf.
DREXEL & CO.,
Me, ai South Third Street. Philadelphia,
And Dealers in Government Securities
Annlieatioa be snail will reoeiv. aromrit attea
tloa, aad all iaforaaatioa .hewrfalls furnished
urwers sononej sirii-rj
WEDNESDAY MOHNIXO, MAT 10, 1871.
THE DUUSKARD'8 CII1LU.
t am. PAitxauaaT.
Ton ak ini why ao oft, fnther.
The tear mile down my ehfk.
And think it itrange lht I ahould owa
A grief 1 dare not apeak ;
Bat oh. my aoul ii very aad,
My brain U almoet wild j
Ii trvkai U17 ktiri in think tliat I
Am called a drunkard'i child.
My play-mntei eliun mo now. fathor,
Or paea no by with acorn,
Beoauee my drcac ia ragged, and
My shoes are old and torn f
And if I heed them not, "there goea
The dmnkard'i girl," tlu-y cry;
Oh then, how moth X wlnh that Uod
Would only let me die.
You naed to lore me once, father,
And we had bread to eat;
Mamma and 1 were warmly alad.
And life eofiucd rrry aweet.
Yon never ppuke nnkindty then,
Or dealt tho angry blow ;
Oh father dear, 'tie aad to think
That rum hatb changed you 10.
Do not be anjrry now, father,
Bcoaufie 1 tell yon thla,
But let me feel ujton my brow,
Once more thy loving kisa ;
And promise me, those lipt no more
With drink ahall be defiled,
That from a lifo of want and woe.
Tbou'lt aava thy weeping child.
A Fifteen Hundred Dollar Funeral.
Mrs. Murgnrct Killoren died in this
city in October, 1 50t, leaving over n
quarter of a million of dollars, tlio
niont of wbiuh kIio liad accumulutod in
Lite peddling biisinoss. 8I10 employed
neve nil men wild teams to travel
through t Ii 0 country selling dry goods.
.SI10 owned 8ix loiicmont li(iuo in this
city, in 0110 of which kIio occupied
npurtmcnts. In her lata illncn.i, ho
Kent for an undertaker, Mr. John
Therry, o whom gho pavo minute
directions in rcl'crcnco to Iter funeral.
Aftor her death, Mr. James J. Con
nolly, tho executor named in her will,
told Mr. Therry to follow Mrs. Kcllo.
rcn's instructions its to the manner of
her burial, but when Mr. Therry
shortly thereaftor presented a bill for
about $1,4UU, lio refused to pay it.
Mr. Therry sued, and tlio ho was
tried yesterday before Judgo Suther
land. Mill). KII.I.ORF.n's FUNERAL EXI'KNKKS
Tho following is (ho bill in dotation
winch Mr. Therry 0 claim is founded :
To on. extra site ca.kct, locks and
binge., manufactured to order eiprcly &l.0 00
Too kilicrdalcd ptutws cugraveu I n"
lliach cloth eovcring , '5 0d
Silver hrail mounting, plated 7") On
Silier-pliited diamund mounting 0(1
.liatiD uihol.tcriug and trimmings vu u
KikIiI silver-plated handles 22 "
On. h ad casket 8U U0
On. Frenoh plute, oval bent, full k-ngtb
g:as top, specially to order -
Mourning ilvcorations fur bouse 62 t-6
Preserving body ou iee It wtl
Ona lady's robe. '''
Otta wreath and loose natural Ujwcrs.M... K2 60
Nine linen scarfs 71 00
fleen pair black kid gloves 30 00
Tving lourteen Doticis by baud 7 00
Interment in vault 7 00
ling vault 5 00
Four liurso oval hearse, illumes and
blanket .IS "0
Kight eoache 62 00
so of wagon with tut or lead easaei a oo
Seven porters to oemetcry 42 00
Hloves lor porters a
llox canities v
Ferriage on tweuty-on. coacbea and two
wacooa II "
On. man to solder lid of oasket a 00
Total amount 11,3'Ji II
Tho first witness enllod was tho
plaintiff, Mr. John Therry, who told
tho circumnliinccB as lunuwa ;
(juration hat inslructions did
Mrs. Killoren uivo you about tho run-
oral f Answer Sho told mo that sho
had sent for mo to make arrangements
for the funeral, that sho could not de
pend on any of her own family to
carry them out alter tier aeain ; ano
wauled it arranged ana curricu 0111
accordinif to Iter own wishes: that
she was Icnvitiir etioti iili behind for
hor relatives. iShe said "you bur
ied my son and husband and 1 am not
bit afruid but what you will carry
out my own wishes." Sho then told
mo to gi Iter a sqnnro built coflin
with plenty of room in it laughter,
nut Ira me on top, ano. upon una
frame a round lid to be put on Willi
hinges and locks; in this round lid
was to come an oval French pinto
glass, and ovor this glass another
round lid to cover it, anu also 10 tic
fitted in with locks and hinges, I told
her this French pinto glass wits a
thing impoaitihlo, 1 thought, to bo got
rendy, or if 1 could get it ready the
whelo thing would bo ol no uoiicih.
I asked her if she would have it flat ;
sho said "no," she w an led this alTmr
all round, no mntter what it cost or
what limo It took ; sho would not be
buried in anything olao. Luuhlur.
Sho said also that if sho died before
this coffin was ready they would have
to keep her until it wa ready, and iho
expression sho used was to havo it
trimmed in splfiiilnl style, insido, ann
have such a caftin got up as wits never
seen in New York belore, and proba
bly never would be again ; and witness
added "Ciod knows I think sho got
it." fireat luuglitcr. Sho said
many times to sparo no expense
whaloverj Tsial every cent sno nau
mado w-as her own. 1 made tho re
mark thai her children would oppose
tho idea. Sho said they daro not do
it. "What right have they to op
pose," sho said, "they aro simply to
seo that my wishes aro carried out ;
go to work and carry them out."
hho was to bo put into tho leadpn
casket, and thai was to bo soldered
In regard to hor funeral rone, sho told
mo thut sho had four ladies who camo
op lliero to seo hor and talk wilh her
about her idea of a habit, and that they
failed to understand her, they wore
such stitnid thincs. Sho asked me if
I could get snmo womop to rnuko this
tabit according to her idea. 1 said
could ; that I know a ludy in this
oily that was comnulont to take any
order. She asked mo to get Iter.
Tlio lady camo and was present at the
giving of a part of these orders.
(J What was tho coffin mado off
A. Black walnut f
Q Do yu know what, flip actual
r. rif thn KLir.k walnut was f A.
ftost of tho b.lutk walnut '
CLEARFIELD, PA., .WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1871.
It is not the actual ox pen so of getting
tho thing : it is tho mechanism, the
form; tho conceiving tho idoaj it is
ttoi i no uit, oi wood itsell.
Q. What wore the expenses of her
husband's nnd son's funerals f A. I
do not remember; they woro alto,
gelhor different funerals from what
she had. Laughter.
Q. Did you about that tiino burv
any olhor person living In a houso tif
uooui mat ciiaracterr A IT they
were living I did not want to bitty
them. Great luughtcr In having
the plato glass mado I had to take
(ho risk of their hreitkinir it. I had
directions to wait till one was mado if
it took A month. Tho ooffin and arias.-,
woro under way, and the radios' robe
before she died.
Annie Mulligan testified that she
was sent by her friend Mrs. Killeron
to Mr. Therry to tell him to come
immediately, so that sho could give
instructions as to hor buriul, as bur
children would not do it after her
death; sho told Mr. Therry that it
was no mutter how long il took ; he
was to keep her until ho was ready,
and to spare no expense; she also
said sho was sorry she had not buried,
her bushund differently ; she told him
to buy bettor material for trimming
tho houso than was used at hor hus
band's funeral, as it would bo of some
uso to mo aftorwurds; this wag two
weeks before hor douth.
Amelia Brondbent testified that she
was employed by Mr. Therry to make
tho roho. She went to tho house of
Mrs. Killoren about threo weeks be
foro her death.
Tho order was peculiar and (he
witness did not want to uudcrtuko it.'
Mrs. Killoren said if witness would
only make it sho did not cure what it
cost. Witness told her sho could not
mako it in a week. Mrs. Killoren
said "you will have plenty of time for
1 might live three or lour weeks yet.
You are tho first one that would un
dertake to inuku it." Tho robe was
mado of brown cloth trimmed with
grog grain Hint; airs. Killoren lur-
ninhcd samples ol the cloth and (old
witness to got It. Slio said to Mr.
Thcrrv, "Now John, I know you will
do it right; just according to my in
structions." Sho betrayed u deal of
anxiety. She wauled mo, the witness
said, to bring tho robo up and let her
seo it. 1 took it tin tiio followinir
Monday and told her 1 should want
moro silk. Shu liked what I had done
and said il was just what she wanted.
Augustus Marlin, a wholesulu un
dertaker, testified that ho tnmiuf'ac
tured tlio casket, which was an odd
one. Never made one before orsinco
like it. In tho first plueo it was two
feet two inches wide, rather a small
woman, and about six feet four inches
long. It was an expensive one, more
so than usual. The cost of tho glass
plato was e 125, and witness did not
think thero was moro percent ago ol
profit in tho other items of the bill
than there was in that. With refer,
enca to length of colli na, witness said
thut he had sent them to (ioorgiu seven
feet six inches long; they ran from
twenty inches to six feet Hur inches,
two inches opart all the way up; tho
width is from nino to lliirly inches ;
thought lio got $'IK) for t lie collln, nnd
did not think $150 would bo much of
a profit. Tho witness was unwilling
to tell the profits of bis business.
Tho defendants relied on the testi
mony of undertakers to show that tin
charges woro unreasonable. Judgo
Sutherland, in his charge to the jury,
said ho thought tho plaintiff was en
titled to a verdict, and they, without
leaving their scuts, gave tho pluintill'
liia full claim, with interest, amount
ing in all to l,10i 70,
Be a Man. Foolish spending is tho
father of poverty. ISo not ashamed
of work. Work for the best salary or
wages you can get, but work for half
price rather than bo idlo. lio your
own master, and do not let society or
fashion swallow up your individuality
hat, coat and hoots. Do not eat up
or wear out u 11 you can cam, compel
selfish body to sparo something for
profits saved. Be atingy to your own
appetite, but merciful to others' ne
cessities. Help others and ask not
help for yourself. Seo thai you are
proud. Let your pride bo of the
right kind, lio too proud to bo lar.y ;
loo proud to givo up without conquer
ing every dilliculiy, too proud to
wear a coat jo il cannot afl'urd lo buy ;
too proud to bo in company that you
cannot keep up with in expenses, too
proud to lio, or alcal, or cheat; loo
proud to be stingy.
InmuktrT- Man must havo occupa
tion, or bo miserable. Toil is tlio
price of sleep and appclilo, of health
and enjoyment. Tho very necessity
which overcomes our natural sloth is
a blessing. Tho wholo world does
not contain even n briar or a thorn
which Nature could have spared. Wo
ure happier with tho sterility, which
wo can overcome by
wo could havo been wilh spontaneous
plenty and unbounded prolusion.
The body and tho mind are improved
by tho (oil Ihnt fatigues them. The
toil is a thousand limes rewarded by
(bo pleasure w hich il bestows. Jt
cnjoyim 'its aro peculiar. No wealth
can purchase them, no indolence can
lusto (hem. Ihey now only irom
tho exertion, which repay tho laborer
Study. To study successfully, the
body must bo licullhy, tbo mind at
ease, and limo mansL-od wilh great
economy. Persons who study many
hours in tho day, should pet hups
buvo two separate pursuits going on
til the same lime one for one part nf
the day ,n ml tho other for the olher;and
these of as ontiosilo a nuturo as imsiM-
blo thai tho mind may bo refreshed
oy Change, unit nil tne uao cuccin oi
luaailudu avoided. Thero is one piece
of advice, in a lifo of study, wo think
no ono will object; and that is, every
now and then to ho completely idle,
to do nothing at all ; indeed, this patt
of a lifo of study is commonly consid
ered ai so decidedly superior to tho
rest, that it has almost obtained an
exclusive prefuronco over lliose other
parts of iho sysloin, with which we
wish to see it connected.
Our Bagged Bauk-NoteB.
Tho national-bank ring is deter
mined to make itself odious. From all
pa it of the country come complaints
ol llio bad condition of tho national
hank-notes. They aro filthy, rugged,
illegible, pestiferous and pestilential.
Tho coin plaints had become so general
that evon Congress could not disro
gard them. Genoral tiurfield, chair
man of tbo IIouso Cominittco on Cur
rency and Banking, the other day ro-
ported a bill providing for the issue of
ucslt notes. General Garfield, though
Radical, ia esteemed as a man of
j honor; but he and his committoo are
uiirrgmner 100 mucn under the influ
ence of tho nntinunl hanking interest,
and the bill reported provided that
tho new notes should be issuod by the
Treasury, at the public expense, an in
jitslico so gross and flagrant thut It is
astonishing how. a man of'Gurfiold's
reputation and intelligence could be
found willing; to father it. Tho mo
ment tho bill was offured, Mr. IIol
iniin, the Democratio Representative
of tho ScvOid District of Indiana,
moved what Iho tools of tho bank ring
call "a very obnoxious amendment,"
providing that tho banks should pay
tho expenso of issuing the now notes,
an amendment ao just that General
Garfield could not refuse to accept it,
and that many Republicans, not di
rectly under the influence of the bank
ring, joined the solid Democratic
phalanx in ils favor. Tho amend
ment was carried by a liberal majori
ty. But when tho voto on the bill
itself was token, on a motion by Mr.
Campbell, of Ohio, tho Democratic
successor of Schcnclc, tho bill wns
ordered laid on tho tuble by a very
light voto, and this much needed
measure again postponed.
it may not bo so readily apparent
why the banks should opposo tho issue
of now notes, evon al their own cx
pcuso. Tho cost is not so grout but
that it would bo amply compensated
for by the convenience of the banks
themselves. The true reason of thoir
objection (o (ho new notes is that tho
old notes are constantly wearing out,
aro destroyed and lost. It requires
only one moment's thought to recog
nize the fact that a new, clean, crisp
white nolo is not half so easily losi
and destroyed as an old, dark, limp,
and soft one ; and, of course, all notes
so lost and destroyed aro a direct gain
to tho banks, as it is not called upon
lo redeem them. Now, the people of
tho United Slates pay (ho national
banks annually about twenty millions
of dollars for Iho service which lliey
aro supposed (o render tbe public in
furnishing It, Willi three hundred mil
lions of bank nolo, which (he public
might havo entirely frco of cost, if il
but chooso lo say tho word. Yet
when (be people complain (hat instead
of a decent curionty, for which ihey
pay a fabulous price.'lhey are furnish
ed with indecent rugs, wo uru coolly
told that we may, perhaps havo new
currency if wo, the people, chooso to
pay for it ; (hat we cerluinly shall nol
have it unless nu do, but that oven if
wo chooso to pay for it, il is by no
means certain that our muslurs of the
nntii'iial bank ring will allow us to
have it, becauso they mako in tho long
run a I i LI lo additional purcentiigo over
and ubovo the twenty millions, by
compelling tho peoplo lo uso the dis
gusting, filthy rags which these im
pudent monopolists tender us as a su
perabundant return for thoir twenty
million subsidy. Verily, verily, the
the worst onomy of tho national banks
could not hurl thotn so much in tho
fiublio esteem us their own unscrupu
ous rapacity docs every day. A. 1'.
Pcttino a Fi.nk Point trox it
During the cross examination of a
witness, ho was asked where his
father wits; to which question, with
a melancholy uir, ho responded :
Dead, sir dropficd off very suddenly,
sir." "How camo ho to drop off sud
denly 7" was the next nuosli.m. "Foul
play, sir the sherilf imposed upon
his unsuspicious nnturo, and getting
him to go upon a platform to look ut
a select audionco, suddenly ho knock
ed a small trapdoor out from under
him, and in falling got entangled in a
rope, from tlio effects of wlijejt he
Various explanation, are given of
tho purpose for which lien. Lawrence,
late Pension Agent in this city, slolo
f.)0,0(l0 of tho publio money. Tho
simple fact is that his robberies were
duo to dissolulo women and losses at
iho traniinp; tuhln.
Jennio F. MeUride, of Frunklin, is
mado happy by a verdict nf 8,8110
nguitist Jlr. Wugner,ofO'd City, who
forgot, or neglected, lo'koep hisprotn
iso (o marry her. Tho stamps will
prove moro valuable than tho fickle
sea m p.
Ilvils in tho journey of life are like
,llu "ills which ularm travelers upon
ineir rouu ; toey ooiu uppeur great ut
a distance, but when wo approach
them, we find that they aro far less
iusiirtiiounlablo than wo had imagined.
An aged colored man mado npplica-
I lion nt Washington for food, claiming
j 'i as aconsiuii lonui pnviicgo. ny,
I'" do ( onslituHoit lorde colored Mks,
and I haven t had do fust crumb.
Tbo stionges( propensity in woman's
Innluro, says a careful student of tbo
sex, is lo want to know what is going
on, and the next strongest js to boss
' tho job.
j A citir.cn of Montreal Is nnder ar
rest for rofiisinir to tell a census enum
erator the ages of bis two unmarried
Tho State Senate has voted down
tbo Local Option bill passed by tho
House. This kills the bill for the
"Thero Is nothing great, on earth
but man; there ii nothing great in
man bill mind." .
ll is always in our power lo make j
! a friend by smiles; what a folly, then,
to mske an enemy
' by frowns.
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BIOGRAPHY BOILED DOWN.
BIT tub tat contridutob.
I only know this gentleman by
reputation. Ho is spoken of in tho
plural number. "Plulnrch's Lives" is
a common expression, but bow many
thero wero of bim I am not prepared
UF.NKUAL DUKE Ot WKM.INCiTON,
An oflicer of (he British army. Mr.
Longfellow makes honorable mention
of bim as tho "Warden of tho Cinquo
Ports." Cinquo means five, and ho
waa tho proloetor of five principal
Joints usually denominated Fivo
'oint. lie lived to a ripo old ago
Son of old man Cicsar. Ho was born
at Rome in his infancy, and upon ar
riving al the state of manhood Irecamo
a Roman. Ho was a fighter und a
warrior of somo nolo. His friend
Brutus ono morning asked him how
many cgfrs ho hud eaton for breakfast,
and ho replied, "1U tu Unite!" His
friend beeamo greatly enraged at
being called a brule, and Blabbed
CV-iar quite dead.
Author of tlio Koran, an oxci-ing ro
inauco which ho wroio in the Mam
moth Cavo at Messa. Ho was the
author of a religious creed, with
which ho stuffed Turkey, and tried to
Rot up a broil in Greece, but failed.
Many of his early followers sullored
great persecutions. ' Somo of them
wo.d burned at tho slake. He hud
three temples ono at Mecca and ono
on each sido of his Lead.
A warui-hcarled, inipulsivo English
man, who believed tho Parliament too
good for Ibis earth, and devised an
expeditious mclhxl of elevating tho
members to a bolter sphere He was
interrupted in bis good intentions,
but for which circumstance ho would
doubtless havo mado a great neiso in
tho world. Ho was executed for his
disinterested benevolence, and was
subsequently burnt in a place called
A harum-scarum sort ob'fellow, w ho
occupied a position of considerable
importance in tbo French nation
Tho impression went abroad that ho
was ambitions, which damaged his
reputation materially. Ho gained the
respect of the French nation, because
happily ho was not a Frenchman
Wlien asked if ho could govern Franco,
herepliod, "Of Corsicitn." Theclose
of his lii'o was not as bright as ita bo
ginning, but thero wua Homo of il in a
puna tub nr.uMiT,
Was principally notorious for stirring
up a little difficulty between the
Christians nnd Mohamcduns, which
extended over a period of thirty
years, resulting in numerous ex
cursions by laud and wnler, tinder
tbo fascinating titlo of tho Crusades.
Tho Hermit was an itinerant lecturer,
and bad ho lived in our d iv would
havo turned bis attcnUon to humor,
thoreby saving a deal of bliHidsbed.
Tho Crusades turned out liko the
author of (ho creed (bey woro inten
ded to annihilate a false prophet.
Infinite toil wnnhl not enablo yon
to sweep away a mist, but by ascend
ing a litllo you may often look over
it altogether. So it is wilh moral
improvements; wo wrestlo with a vi
cious habit, or wilh a slanderous re
port, which would havo no hold upon
us if we ascended into a higher morul
Sloth makes all things difficult, hut
in ustry ull easy and he that rises
luto must trot all day, nnd shall scarce
overtake his business al night; while
limitless travels so slowly, that pover
ty soon overtakes him.
Gluttony is tho soureo of all our
diseases. As a lamp is choked by a
superabundance of oil. a fire extin
guished by excess of i'ttol, ao is the
natural health of body destroyed by
A s(ono cutler in Ohio has achieved
immortality for himself by tracing on
a tombstone tho assertion thai tbo
little child buried beneath "was an
nmjrl on enrth, and now sho was an
angel in heaven."
Tlio President has sent in the
names of eleven persoft. to compile
(bo Lcgislativo Council of the District
of Columbia.. Thro of thoso nro
black, Fred. Douglass being one of
Tek Thousand Hashs Waxti.ii.
It wasn't such a bad notion on the
part of (h glover who liunif up in bis
shop (ho following placard "Ten
thousand hands wanted immediately."
Tho Michigan House of Ilepreeen
ln(ivcs has passed a bill compelling
(ho attendance nt school of children
betweeti tho ages of eight and four
teen. Al a Now York wedding reception,
a young lady accidentally set her back
hair on tiro. When it was extin
guished she said sho was glad il wasn't
A negro Insisted (hat his race wns
mentioned in (he lliblo. He said be
had heard the preacher read about
how "Nigger Demus wanted lo be
Cily is getting along fast
It claims ) have fti'll or
for its age
(Kill boys between the agent ciglil and
fourteen, who ivo entirely by stealing,
Tho Chicago woman barber has so
manr customers that sho has taken a
younger sister into tho business, w ho
nllcnd exclusively to tho lathering.
Tho daughter cf Owon Lovejoy, (be
noted abolitionist, has been appointed
post-mistress of Princeton, Illinois.
A Sno Francisco Judge has dismiss
ed a complaint nguinsl a man accused
of stealing ono gooso, solely
( the word was spoiled "goos.
P. A A
TEEMS $2 per annum, in Advance.
NEWSE1UES-V0L. 12, NO. 18.
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From tlu I'lii!alel.li',it Ladder of April 19.
STATISTICS OF DRINK.
Tbo Second Annual Report of tho
Slato Board of Health of Massachu
setts Contain, somo curious statements
as to tbo quantify of intoxicating
liquors consumed abroad, and ils ef
fects on tho crime, health and pros
perily of iho various nations therein
mentioned. These statements havo
been obtained fiom American ambus
sudors and consuls who. have had op
portunities of wiitiessiog tho cflocts
thoy describe, ami tho result will
probably uslonish both bides of the
"temperance" question. Indeed, con
aidoriaef Uat tit liuard tooU Usa
trouble to collect tbo fuels rdurrod lo
wilh a view to sustain prohibitory leg
islation, it is somewhat surprising they
should have published what will lend
to defeat, rather than (o assist their
aims. Tho reader will draw his own
inferences; but it should bo borne in
mind (hat us regards drinking in this
country, its evil effects aro patent;
and that vt hilu il is possible ibat the
moderate Usool intoxicating beverages
may bo harmless, or even beneficial
in somo climates, the- ure Injurious in
In Italy every man drinks wine,
und somo drink foreign wines, brandy,
rum and beer; but intemperance is
not u prominent evil. Consul Rose, of
Ancona," iialy, says that crimo com
mitted under tho influenco of liquor is
unknown thero. Mr. Tuckennan, of
Athens, (ireoeo, suys that in that city,
containing 50,U0d inhabitants, only
-12 deaths had been occasioned in ten
years by strong drink. Intemperance
is very raro in Groeeo. In Switzer
land Ihey drink beer and wine, but no
trouble urises from it. Tho finest
men coino from tho wine cantons.
The peasants drink schnapps nnd po
tato brandy, and llicso cause trouble,
especially when (ho poor do not gel
enough food. Mr. Bancroft stales
that the health nnd prospciily of ibe
people nro not injured by beer and
schnapps. At Bremen nine mid beer
aro used in unlimited quantities by ull
classes without ovil resulls; but at
Cologne 70 per cenf. of tho crimo is
Traced to hard drinking, and at Tsicr
tho M criinir ols in tbe prison were ull
hard drinkers. In Ireland whi -key,
wino ami beer are lately consumed.
Tho popular drink is whiskey, and al
most ull tbo crime of iho country is
charged upon il. In lHliS, "li.OUL1 per
sors wero urrested for drniikeiiiic.s.
The consumption was fi,'io",rH jul
lona of domestic spirits, and SlT) !Ktj
gallons of foreign sjiirils with 1,'JOS,
IXi gallons of beef and l,5:!H,20y bar
rels of wlne,;cofllitiK in nil S I0,)1 : "s.ri,
or an average of ?.i7 fU for every fam
ily. Hut Lowland and Scotland aro
no better, The consumption of these
two nalions in ISO'J was 1 5.1 ol ,74 1
gallons of spirits, and B'.ni.ojo.CVJ gal
Ions of ii lo and beer. Ciler is also
used, but n.i returns is given of (he
quantity. Threo .fourths of till the
crimo in Great Britain springs from
drink. In tbo Netherlands, where
largo quantities of schnapps and gin
are consumed, flllecn-sixtecnths of the
crimo is traced to theso fiery liquids.
At Odossu, Sunt hern Russia, wino,
brandy, beer and whisky are patron
ized ; tho latter is sold at fivo cents a
gill, and il occasions about threo
fourths of the crimo. At Cadiz lire
penplo drink sherry wine, Burgundy
and aguardiente (diluted nl'.'ohol,) but
according to Ibe report no oiimcs aro
attributed to this cause. Den in ark
presents soiuo curious features. Thero,
tho uggrcgato consuinplion of intoxi
o il ion has decreased. With a popu
lation of 1,(100,000, the consumption is
C,70.',0lltl gallons of foreign und do
mcstiu liquor. Thero has been a
slight increase in tho number of sui
cities, and in diseases of tbo liver,
bowels nnd kidneys. In tbo country
iho laborers havo five meab's a day,
and two glttssesol rum wilh each meal.
Yet Mr. Yeaniiin, tho American Min
ister,says that lliere has been improve
ment in education, agriculture, laud
tenuro and political power, among
Another Danish corrcpondonl says
that tho annual average consumption
is 4j gallons u bead, but is has no in
jurious resulls. At Frankfort on Iho
Maine, wines, beor, cider and brandy
ure drunk, but intoxication is rare,
and few offence aro committed and
good health prevails. At Geneva,
absinthe and cognaa brandy aro the
fuvorito drinks, but there ia litllo in
toxication or crimo. Leipsie, (l.i.lll 0
inhabitants, cotisumes 40(1,0110 gallons
ol beer, and loO.Otttf gallons ol wino
annually; about K per cent, only ol
the arrests ate for drunkenness; (he
percentage o crimo is small, and the
publio health is good. In Madeira,
Malta, Beirut, Ceylon, Japan, Kgypt,
Atnbiit, Zanr.Ouir, llavti, Nicutagiia.
Santa Crur. and Peru intemperance is
reported to be nlmot unknown, and
tbo health of t tic people good, all bough
wino and u great variety of sp t il nous
and mull liquors nro used. Tlio re
port from I. iira states (but nil sorts
of F.uropcan and nalivo wines nnd
liquors aro consumed thero, but ihnl
in six years only one case of assault
and fivo homicides havo occurred
anions n population of H0,0U0. At
Pain, Brazil, though tberoisa drink
ing house nt evety corner and oveiy
hotly drinks, tbo Consul saw only lu0
drunken persons during six months.
At Pet nuinbuco, rum is sold nt 40
cents a gallon, but nobody drinks to
excess. Au-tria and Hungary aland
f.iviirnhlv with reirnrd to tclnl'crillice :
I but drunkenness has hern greatly on
iho increase in Fiance for some lime
I piir-t, nnd has been
i .i10 ...(Winir th
productive of much
ii nation has undor-
Toronlo, Canada, ilrinksevery-
... .... . i i
line-, and intemperance is cuargi-o
u-iil, lot neT cent, of nil (he crimes.
, 'l'u.,0 conlradielorv stalemenls do
serve serious consideration ; but it
may bo safely said ihut, if all the
money spent in war, tobacco and drink
woro expended lor education, sanita
ry improvements, publio works and
for other useful purposes, the world
would be infinitely heller off.
F.xeinption Irom euro is not happi
ness; on tho contrary, a certain do
greo of raro it essential lo prouiole
From the New Tork Sua
Tho Change in Grant 'g Character.
It bus recently occurred to os to bfr
inquired of separately by two gentle
men who aro freiuda of JVresidund
Grant, w hether tvu cannot desist from
allutking him. As iho subject is uuq
of n public nature, wo can only give t
public answer. -
During tho war wo utootl by God,.
Grunt, from first lo last. It was our
fort u no lo render him such (crvloe as
perhaps il happened to no other man
to be ablo to render. In tho first buff
of lrOid, when ho was digging canals
opposite Vicksburg, we saved bin,
from being relioved from tho command
of tho Artnv of tbo TennoHsetl uutj
,-ei.t hack to Galena to remain in ob
scurity for the rest of his natural life.
We were nleo afterward able to con.
tribute lo Iho success of the movement
which promoted Lim to the chief coir),
niand of ull our armies
Put immediately ufler his olovatlon
to tbo Presidency, Gen. Grant began
lo manifest a change, almost incredi.
hie, which sudden und enormous pros
perity, unbounded flattery, and a child
ish udiniralion of wer.llh and wealthy
men, had wrought in his character
When wo knew bim in tho war he
wus exceedingly modest, sensible, un
pretending, and ready lo take ad
vice from those in w hom ho bad reason,
to confide. His first acts on taking
office t?avn a j ud'i shock to this im-pi-osaion
; but still we stuck by bim,
refusing to beliovo the evidence be
foro our own eyes. However, we be
gun to havo foiioua misgivings. Bus
by wont on appointing men to tbo
highest offices who wero unfit and un.
deserving, for no oilier reason than
that they had givon him presents, and
qunrtcring upon tho public treasury,
without regard to decency, his own
relations and those of his wife to iho
remotest degree of affinity. Ho also
engaged in the fraud ot appointing
Mr. Botio Secretary of the Navy un
der a (also prelonco, so that Admiral
Porter might buvt) control of naval
affairs ; bo was enticed by Abel Kath,
bono Corbin to support a conspiracy
to put up l lie price of gold, out of
which ?'.'."i,0t'lj was paid lo Mrs. Grant,
which has never been returned nop
accounted for; ho appointed onu Ford
to tbo valuable oflico of Collector of
St. Louis, apparently wiihont reason,
until it turned out thut during the
war Ford hud been u partner with
Mrs. Grant in a tradu storo at Vicks
burg ; and bo ullowod Jay Gould to
pay 81,000 upon bis (Gruot'sl sub
scription to tho Rawlins fund, und
never repaid it, even after ho bad
quarrelled wdth Gould. We wero thus
obliged relticbuitly, but not equivocally
to t a lie tho position of a trunk and
unreserved opponent of his udinini
tratiou and cxposcr of bis misuonducl.
Now, from personal feeling, wo
would rather havo been Grunt's up
porler tbau his nntagonisl. We ex
perience, after ull, a curtain inexprua
sible regret that he bus so demeaned
himself, ufler the services which by
tbo aid of John A. Rawlins bo rendered
during the war. But as we parted
from Grunt on public grounds, we can
answer tbo request lo favor him only
upon tho same grounds. Ho niusV en
tirely chnngu his policy and course of
action. Il bo will do so, we shall cor
dially approve of such a change.
But ii9 Ibis is rather general, let us
sluto mrro piU-tkiibirlv whnl it io that
wo require President Grant to do.
I. Let bim pay back to Jay Gould
the thousand dollars which Gould paid
on his subscription to the Rawlins
fund. No President should allow tho
blot of false pretences lo remain tipoq
bis personal donor.
II. Let him tli mhs the military at
taches whom he keeps as ushers, moss
Kongcrs, lobby agents, and pretended
secre'urius, in violation of the law,
uboul his person ut tbo While Houso,
III. Let him dismiss from the pub
lic crib his office peddling father, his
Humorous brothers in law, cousins, un
cles, aunts, and ncur relations whom,
ho has appointed to places of emolu
ment nnd ui.lhorily, without regard
to their personal, political, or business
qualifications; and let him rigorously
uhserve tho principlo laid down by
Thomas Jefferson, thut the family r
luiioiis nf tho President nro not lo be
appointed to office.
IV. Let hint return to (ho donor or
donors (bo cottago nt Long Branch,
presented to him us u gilt-oinco bis
inauguration as President,
V. Let Is i in turn out of oflico every
man who ever gu-o him a present,
and mako it an insurmountable obsta
cle lo tbo appointment of tiny man tq
ollico thut lie baa ever given him a
VI. Let liiindi.-mios Bancroft Davis,
tlio bribe taker, from tho Department
VII. Let him reorguuixo bis Cabi
net und lilt ils ofiiecs with Republi
cans of capacity and reputation, whom
tho people know and can have confi
dence in. In so doing, let bim aban
don bis foolish notion that ft corporal
or privato musk-inn can safely bo pro
moted at onu jump tu be u major gent
oral and put in command of wn army
VIII. Let bim earnestly call upon
Congress lo red que the rates of taxa
tion, uholish the tinuonttiiutiiinal in
coinu tax, nnd r-dioro industry and
uommerceof the burdens that uro tuny
i making tbe rich richer nnd th poor
I poorer, nnd cruebing enterprise and
honesty lo tho earth. A"d it his Sec
retary of tho Treasury w ill not agree
to theso mcusurps of rcforii), dismiss
IX. Letbint introduce common sins
into his appointments, and leave oil
dividing, distructing, and breaking
down that noblo organization, the Uo.
X. Let him send ndrift tho ring (if
military money -makers w ho surround
him and exercise a malignant influenco
upon bis conduct ; and lul him avoid
making himself ridiculous nnd sus
pected by engaging in such absurdi
ties ns iho San Domingo swindle, SO
that prominent Republicans will nq
longer, as now, pronounce him a fool,
XI. Let him bewuro ol tho flatlet,
ies of silly rich men, and b-avo off hit
ndovalion of golden citlvns, and ccaso,
lo con apt (ho youth of the country
by eviening such euprcmo worship
XII. Let him nnnounre that be is
no longer a t andidato for re-election,
und declare that bo will Mel illy ad
hern (o tbo opinion lie expressed iu
107, (bii( no man should bo President,
for more (linn a single term.
Let him do nil theso things, and
The Sun, which shines for all, wi
then sbino for Gen. Grant w ith all tho
world and tho rest of mankind an4
will cordially recommend him for that
complete retirement lor which alono
ho has proved himself (0 bo jiro-ciqjr
The fellow who slept under "the
cover of night" complains that be
oamo Tory noar frecEinjj. .