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GKOROR B. GOOPLANDKH,
FRANK FIELDING. -
Will attend 'to all builooai A trusted to lilu
prompt I j and faithfully. novia'73
WILLIAM A, WALLAflB.
Altar V. WALL AC n.
DATID L. KRKM.
Jul If W. wmvLftY.
WALLACE & KREBS,
(iim lo Wallace A Raiding,)
. A T T O R N K Y 8-A T-L A W,
Il-li'73 Clearfield, Pa.
a. r. wilbo, a. o. h. a. vai valxab, a. n.
DES. WILSON & VAN VALZAH,
Office In reiidenaa of Dr. Wilson.
Orrica Hoi-ns: From 12 to 2 p. a. Ir. Van
Valiah eao ba found at night In hi. room, next
door to Jlartawluk a) train a Drug store, up
TR.l EFFKltSON LITZ,
JLS WOODLAND, PA.
Will promptly attond all oalli In
the line of hla
Joanna . n'bsallt. daikl w. n'crnnr.
McENALLY & McCUBDY,
ATTOKN EYS-AT-LA W,
aatrIjeKil buiineaa attended to promptly with,
fidelity. Office oa ffeoond stroet, above the Firefl
National Bank. Ian:l:74.
G. R. BARRETT,
Attorney and Counhklor at Imw,
Having resigusd hi Juijihii, hu rriuintyl
tno practice 01 tuo law in mi old omr ni uiear
111 tl, I'a. Will alt ami ths euurl of JttlTrsun and
Kk oouatias when sfjaotalljr retaloctl in aonnf-ctlon
witb raitilont onunsei. 1:1172
WM. M. McCULLOUGH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
9-0fflce la Court llouae, (PherifT'e Office).
Le(.l buiineaa promptly attended to, Kiate.tate
bought and aold. Jell'73
J. W. BANTZ,
ATTORN KY-AT-L AW,
Office in l'ie'i Opera llouie. Room No. 4.
All Iral Ituflinoil entrusted to hu care promptly
attended to. ifjy74
T. H. M U R R A Y ,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW.
Prompt attention siren to all legal buiineaa
animated to hia eara In Clearfield and adjoining!
aountiea. 1 Onee on Market at., opposite Nauglea
Jewelry Store, Cleartleld, Pa. JeU'73
A. W7w ALTE Rs7
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Cleat Held, Pa.
tefA0(nae in Orabaro'i Row. daeS-ly
H. W." SMITH,
11:1:71 Clearfield, Pa.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
IBea oa Boooad St., Claarield, Pa. (noajl.oo
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
9-Offloa Id Pia'a Opera lloaae.
' JOHN H. F ULFOR D, '
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
ay-Office in Fia'a Opera lluuae, lluou Ko. A.
Jan. I, 1874.
J O H N X.CU T T LE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Vnd Keal K.late Af(eut, Clearfleld, Pa.
OOlea on Third atroat, bet. Cham A Walnut.
asO-Reepeetfally offera ble Baryieeaia eelllng
ind buying landa la ClaarAeld and adjoialng
lonntlea and with aa experience of OTor twaotv
raara aa a aorrayor, flattara hlraaelf that ba eaa
reader aallafaotloa. Fab. 28:8S:tf,
FEEDEEICK O'LEAEY BUCK,
SCRIVENER & CONVEYANCER,
General Life end Fire Ins. Agent.
Deeda of Conreyanee, Article! of Agreement
and all legal papera promptly and neatly exe
cuted. Office In Pie'a Opera llouae, Rvom No. 4.
Clearfield, Pa., April 19, 1874.
J. BLAKE WALTERS,
REAL ESTATE BROKER,
AXD DBALKR III
Hiv ljogH and Ijumher,
Offlco in Qrahaoi's Iliw. 1:25:71
j j L NQLE
ATTORNEY - AT - LAW,
1:11 Oaeeola, Clearfield Co., Pa. y:pd
ATTORN KY - AT-LAW,
Wall are ton, Clearfield Comity, Penu'a.
tuAII Isgal businesa prcinplly attended to.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Market it real, (north aide) Clearfield, I'a,
r All legal buiineaa promptly attended to
Jaa. 2V, '78.
DR. T. J. BOYER,
OSVe oa Market Street, Clearfield. Fa.
atffOfllca houra: I to 12 a. n., and 1 to 8 p. m.
jj R 'K. mT 8CU E U RE 1
' OOoe la reildroee oa Market at.
' April 24, 1872. CleardoM, I'a.
' DR. w7 A." MEAN 8, "
P1IYSICIAN & SURGEON,
V Lt'TUEIte'DURO, PA.
Will attend profeealonel ealli promptly. augl0'78
J. S. BARN HART,
ATTOIINKY . AT - LAW,
fill praetlee In Clearfield and all of the Coarta of
a join jumelal dlitrleL H.al ..lala buaineea
4 aollootioa of oleiate made epaeialUea. al'71
, BARBER & HAIE DRESSER,
. RICOH D ITRKKT,
.JS C I. R A R I B I. D, PA.
i A. ri i. I. a. a. BILLS.
T. A. FLECK & CO.,
ajetite la Clearfield Meaty for the sale of
li. IICTTtltlCkt dk CO.'K
"tuhionable Fatteroi of Garments,
am. BTTiaa a. auas,
ill Market Street Clrarflld, Pa.
T. M. ROBINSON,
. Maaafafltarer and dealer la
Harness, Saddles and Bridles,
Collars, Whips, Brasbaa, Fly Halt, Trimmings.
Horse tHaekeaa, e)e. x .
Vaeaam, Frank Miller's and rleatsfoo! 011a,
Agent for Bailey and Wilson'a llugglea.
Order, and repalrlag promptly attended ta,
Bkop oa Market atroel, Claartaid, Pa, la room
lormorly oeoaplo, by Jaa. Alexander. 8:4'74
JAMES K. WATSON A CO.,
RKAL 1PTATI BROKKRS,
CI.KArlFIKLD. I'KNM A
Iloasaa aad OfBees ta M, Oolleetloas proailply
made, and flrst-eiael Ooal and Fire-Clay Lands
aa. Town property far aa. Oflea ka Wast
Hotel BallJinf (Id lor), Second SI. myll 74y
GOODLANDEB 4 HAOEETY,
VOL. 48-WIIOLE NO.
A. G. KRAMER,
A T T O R N E Y - A T - L A W
Ucal Ustata tod Collection A font.
Wilt promptly attend to all legal business en
trusted to nil oar.
jf-&-0tHf la l'ie'n Opera llouio, fecund Boor.
lolin II. Orvis. 0. T. Alexander. C. M. Jlewere
OEVIS, ALEXANDER & BOWEES
ATTORNEYS AT LA W,
Hellef'onte, Pa. tJen58,'47-y
J. H. KLINE,' M. D., ; .
PHYSICIAN & SURQEON
HAVING located at t'onnttald, i'a., ofleri hie
profeiaional aiervieea to the pooplo of that
plaoe aotlinrrounding country. All civile promptly
attended to. oct. 11 tf.
GEORG E " cTkTRK,
afnstlet of too Taua. Barreyor and Coofayntfer;
All buelneia intrusted lo tura wilt be promptly
attended to. l'treona wishing to employ a Hur-
Teyor will di well to give hiui a call, aa ho nation
bimauirtliai be can render aaililactlon. uecue ui
cenrovanoe, artlclee of arrefiinpnt. and all local
jtapcrt, promptly an J neatly ciecutcd. t20nov74
JOHN D. THOMPSON,
Jaetice of the Peaco and Sorivontr,
mada and uxmoy promptly
00. ALaRnT RKxtir Ai,aicnT.. w. aiawmt
W. ALBERT & BROS.
Manufaotorera A axtenaire Uealerala
Sawed Lumber, Square Timber, &o.,
Hir-Ordcra aollolted. Hills filled on abort notiea
and reaaonabla terma.
Addrata Woodland P. O., Clearfield Co., Ta.
.16.1, W AL1IKHT A 11KOS.
Preuclivllle, Clearfield County, Pa.
Kenna constantly on hand a full aaiortment of
Dry Uoode, Hardware, Orocertea, and arerytbtng
neually kept In a retail atore, which will be aold,
for eaeb, aa ebeap aa elicwnere in tue oouniy.
Franchrille, June 27, 1887-ly. '
THOMAS H. FORCE E,
i WKNEUAL MKRClIASDISh;
CH AUAMTttN, Pa.
Also.cxteiisiTe manufacturer and dealer in Pijunrc
Timber and is a wed LumiMiroi all Lioas.
jtW-Orders aolicitod and all bills promptly
nijcd. l jy "
LAQKR BEER RKEWKIt,
H AVI NO reotcd Mr. Kntres' Droery he
honee b strict attenttoa to busioMs and
the nanofaeture of a so peri or article of ltLIKR
to reeelre tbe putronago otall the old and many
new ousiomers. .4.ua;.o
J. K. BOTTORF'S
Market Rtreet, Clearfield, Pa.
r-tROMOS MADE A SPKCIALTY.-WTJ,
NKdATIVES made la eloudy aa well aa In
clear weather. Constantly on Imnd a good
a.aortment or FRAMKM, KTKKEOSCOI'KS and
8TKUKOSCOPI0 VIKWH. Framer, from an;
atyleof moulding, made to order. apr28 tf
REU BEN H AC KM AN,
House and Sign Painter and Paper
" - Cleartleld, Penn'a.
ati.Will execute join In hia line promptly and
la a workmanlike manner. arr4,n7
G. H. HALL,
PRACTICAL PUMP MAKER,
NEAR CLEARFIELD, PENN'A.
Jt-fr"l'unina always on hand and made til order
on abort notiea. Plpaa bored on reasonable terma.
All work warranted to render satisfaction, and
delirered if desired. ' y2i:lypd
E. A. BIGLErVcO.,
and. uianuraoturers of
A 1,1. KINIA OF HAWI'.D LUMBEH. J
pi nnvtifr t. Tipwwa l
Real Estate, Square Timber, Boards,
BIIINIILK.4, LATH, A PICKETS,
kllTI Clearfield, Pa, i
naabxtt in , . w
Sniare Timber & Timber Lands',
Jell'?! CLKAIIFIBI.D, PA.
P'l. I 'll A M A W.'.UJ i !': ;.
Airrnt for the A-nerlean Double Turbine Water
Wheel and Andrew. A Kalha'-h Wheel. Can fur-
ni.h 1'orlaliln t, rt it Mills un short nolioe. Jyl2'7t
DR. J P. BURCH FIELD,
Late flurffeon of tbe Had Regiment, Penney If aula
Volunteers, Having returned fron in Amy,
offers his professional aervloos to tbeoltisens
of Clearfield county. f
flf Pro foil Ion a I calls promptly attended to.
OAc on Beeond street, forraerlyeeenpled by
Dr. Woods. f aprVfle M
H, F. N AUGLE,- "
WATCH MAKER & JEWELER,
and doaler la
Wfttcbcn, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver
and Plated Ware, &c,
iel,'72 CI.KAliFIKI.l), PA.,
8. I, SNYDER,
Ann iaAj.aa M
Watolios, Clock, nntl Jowelry,
(7roAoai'a Rom, Marhrt Mreet, ' t
CI,BAHI''Il:l.U, PA. .
All kinds of repairing la my Hne promptly at
anded to. April 28, 187.1.
.... HKlMttVAaT. !
, REIZENSTEIN it BERLINER,
wboleeaJ dealeri la
GEMS' HlIISIlI(i GOOD!,
Kayo reweannl 18T Chareh afreet, between
Franklin and White sta., New York. UyJI'71
Miss E. A. P. Rynder,
Ohtekcring's, Stelnway'sand Emerson's Planoa;
tlmlth's, Mason A II am Ha 's and Pel tm bet's
Organs and Meledeoat, and ftrovar A -Baker's
Hewing Machines. '
also TttAcana or
Pi sue, Qeiur, Organ, Harmony and Vocal M.
ale. No pupil taken for lee than half a term.
dfRooTni opposit 41'illfh's Furniture Ktora.
Clearfteld, May , lf 9 tf. '
i. lateLowatiaa . ,
n. navin eaanr
HOLLOWBUSH & CASEY,
Blank Book Manufnilnrers,
AND STATION BRA,
a 1H JtmrkH tit) fMlndrlphin,
am-Paper Floar flacks and Baga, Foolscap,
Letter, Note, Wrapping, Carlala wad Wall
filGLBR A CO.
have let aal
CARRIAGE & WA(i( WOODS,
br a fry and ror,E9, 1
HUBS, BP0KE3, FELLOES, 4c. '
Carriage aa4 Wagaa Mak.n aboald aiak. a
aeta f this aa eallaad .xamla. ta.al. Tbef
will a. told at f.it prices.
County National Bank,
OF CLBARFIRLD, PA.
ROOM in Maaonlo Moll. ling, one door north ef
C. D. Wataoa's Drug Store.
Peerage Tickets to and I'roin Lirorpool, Quoana
town, Olasgow, London, Parla Bad Copenhagen.
Also, Dralla for aala on the Hoyal Bank of Ireland
aud Imperial Bank of London.
JAMFJJ T. LEONARD, Pres't.
W. M. f HAW, Cashier. .11:1:74
J. D.M'tllrk. ... .' . , Kdward Parka.
BANKING & COLLECTION HOUSE
' ' Of
, McGirk & perks.
SuoeesBora to Foster, Perks, A Co.,
Plillllisliiirg, Centre County, Pa.
Wll Kl. B all the bunfnose of a Ranking lion
wiH oe transacted promptly and upon tht
Hunt fbtoraula Unna. snarT-tf
. DREXEL & CO., ...
Ne. 31 8.uth Third Street, Philadelphia
And Dealers in Government Securities.
Application by mail will receive prompt atten
tion, and all iufortnation oheerfuilT furnished.
Orders soliotrd. April 11. tf.
T KONARI) HOUSE,
(Near the Railroad Dopol,)
A rlinrs of publlo patronage Is respectfully to
a. II. ROW, Prop'r.
(Cor. of Market A Front streeta.)
I'M A II LM VI II 111
The undersigned havtiifc taken charge of this
II tit el, would rtipcftfullr solieit publio patronage.
. n. nnniun bit aw
T NKW WASHINGTON, PA.
This new and well furnished hnu. h.a
taken by the undersigned, lie feola eonudent of
oemg ublo to render aitiafaotiua to those who may
Alayfi, 1872. O. W, DA VIB, Prop'r.
jJ (INTflm II V H E ,
OpporlU tba Court House,
LOCK IIAYIN, PENN'A.
J-K'7l ITAUSBAL A KROM, Prop'i.
D. JOHNSTON BON 8,
T OYD HOUSE,
Aj Main Rtrcet,
Table alwftvs aunulied with the beat lt.mrk.
auorua. xoa traveling publlo Is invited to eat!.
ovl,'7.1. ROBERT LOVD,
THE MANSION HOUSE.
. Corner of Heoondand Market Streets,
rpniS old and com mod loos Hotel has, during
I the past Tear, been enlarged ta doohl. it.
former enpaelty for the en te ruin men t of stran
gers and guests. The whole building baa been
refurnished, and the proprietor will spara no
pains to render bit guests comfortable while
suyfng with him.
dr-Tba 'Mansion House" Omnibus runs to
and from tbe Depot oa the arrival and departure
01 Been .rain. JUllW UUUUJIKKTY.
apr-7 tf Proprietor.
4 LLKGUE1NY UOTKL,
V Market HI., bet. Pernnd and Third,)
The snbwibt-r harins beenme tirnnrlettir of
Him iitMBi, wnuia respeetiuiiy nil a liberal Share
i pain to pairimage.
apia 7 . OBUHOB LKIPOLDT.
CIoarHnld eounty, Penn'a.
This old and well eatllilhed Hotel. beautlfuIlT
situat' d on the banks of the Husquebanna, in the
borough of Curwensrille, has been leased for a
term ol yrart by tbe andersigned. It has been
entirely refitted, and la new open to the public
gnnorauy ana toe traveling eota to unity in par
tleular. No pains will be spared to render gussts
oom fort able while tarrying at this house. Ample
fftsbling room for the accommodation of Waine.
bvpt. ZH. 1M79-IC ELI ni.OOM
DENT AL CARD.
, Db. A. At. HILLS
fl7Would say to hla patients and the pub
morally, that, baring dissolved partnenlili
Dr. hhaw, he (s now dninsr tbe entire wori
of bis office himself, so that patients need not fear
being put under tbe bands of any other operator.
viearoeiu, asaron zv, io(4i-paumoo7S
J. M. STEWAET, D. S. S.,
Ofiet orer Irwin's Drag Store,
AH dental operations, either In tbe mechanical
or operative branch, promptly attended to and
satiataotion guaranteed. (Special attention paid
to the truntuisnt of diseases of the natural teeth,
gams and mouth. Irn-mteritV of the teeth sue
oessfiilly corrected. Teeth extracted wlthoatneln
by the uee of Ktlier, and artificial teeth inserted
or the oast material and warranted to render eaU
' OF TUB OIlEAT
REDUCTION OF PRICES I
BV H. POUTKK ffllA W, 1), I. N.
Having succeeded In getting a lighter tariff on
material, henea the few and eioicmfs charge for
partial and full sets of Teeth. I us the best
manufacture of teeth and other material. All
operations registered and warranted to give ser
vise and satisfaction.
Friends, reflect that my eharges for the Inser
tion of artificial and the saving ef the natural
teeth are now the most reasonable in Pennsylvania.
1'retc rve your teeth and yon preserve your health.
Putting of the natural teeth In a healthy, pro-
erTiu.iTBii uwmi uwnuitioB u mauc a Sfreolalty.
Diseases and malformationseommonUitlie miuih.
aw and associate parts, are treated and corrected
with fair aooeesa. Kzamlnatiom and oou ml tac
It would bo well for patients from a distance to
let ma know by mall a few days before coming
to the offlee.
It Is rery important that children between tba
agns of six and twclva years should have their
Anwetheiiea are administered and Teeth re
moved wilhent paia.
Diaiiusitiens and character are Jndred bv all
the world by ths expressions of the face, bene
how eery disastrous may It thtrefnro be for per
sons to indulge an eipmesiea v( distorted features,
even apart irons a nygicnie vtvw. flow, to enjoy
aaturai (not anmoiai; eomtorts and pleaaareo,
respect and obey natural simplicities and Instinct.
8. POkTKK HH AW. I. D. 8.
OOioe la New Maaonit Dailding, 8ooond street,
I'leerfleia, fa. maytl'TS
, BANTZ 4. BUCK,
General Insurance Agenti ind Real
' -i Estate Brokers,
Represent the following reliable Insurance Co'ai
North British A Mercantile Ins. Co. 1211,1110,0(10
Washiagtoa Lire Inswraaee C.H...... I.OOO.IHIO
Fire Aeaeeiatiaa lasaranc C.... l,floo,tlOQ
AmaBon Fir. Insurance Co.... 1,078,141
naieriown nre, tnaures awelllngs
and firm bolHr.jfe i.ly...... . 171,000
York, Pa., Rloek IaswranM Ce. Horaea laaarad
against death and theft. . .
P. B. Parties la tba eountry desiring Insarane,
oa turns uvea or nropartv eaa have It promptly
attended te by eddremlng as by letter, ar calling
la person at oar .Inc., la flea Opera House,
Room No. 4, Clearfield, I'a. maj77'74
JRATZKR k LTTLB,
AflENTt IN CLKARFIHLD OOUNTT FOR
Calebfwted Brands W
Smoking & Chewing Tobaccos.
We, are aaablad ta wh.lae.1. lo dealer, taraagk
oat tba aoaat, at aitr price..
VraTIHB A LTTtl.
J.I 74.f Cstarleld, Pa.
Surb beautiful, beautiful beads I
They're neither white nor small;
And you, 1 koow, would seareely think
That they are fair at all.
I're looked on bands whose form and baa
A Sculptor's dree, n.lgbt be
Yet are these aged, wrinkled hande
Most beautiful to mo.
Suah beaut ifal, beautiful hands)
Though heart were weary and cad,
These patient hands kept toiling on.
That tbe children might be glad.
I almost weep, aa, looking back
To childhood's distant day,
I think, bow these bands rested not
- When nine were at their play.
Bat, ob I beyond this shadow-lamp.
Where all ia bright and fair,
I know fall well these dear old hands
Will palms of viotory bear.
Whrre crystal streams, through endless days,
Flow over golden sands,
And where tbe old grow young again,
I'll ciaup my mother's hands.
rill MA R Y FLECTION H ULE8.
We reproduce for lua bonofil of our
rcatlors the Cemocrutio Primary Eleo-
Hon Rule., at Adopted in County Con
Tonlioit on October 1st, 18711, and un
dor wliicb we are now workiiiir We
hopo our party friende will study and
endonvor lo Itvo up lo them. In lion
or we nro aa miuli bound to li vo up lo
and oupport them, until tber are
amended or cliangcd in llto regular
way, aa we nro the gonoral eleotion
law of tbe State, And thia we are
eatiiified all Democrats who love their
parly nwro limn themselvrs will do, lo
tbe utmost of their ability.
1. The organiaation of tba Cnunt n.mlitM
.nan oe nua remain as bow aoaatlluted that ta
oae member Tor every borough and township, and
a Chairman, which Commute, aball be selected
aanuanv ny tna lielegates, and their term of of.
noe aoall oegln at January following their ejee
1. The number of delegate, lo which eb Al.
I riot la aulitled la baaed upon the following rale,
that Is lo aayi Hack aleetioa dialriet in the
oounty polling on. hundred Demooratie vote, or
less, snail oa entitled to two delegatea abaolntely,
and for each additional one hundred Deinooratio
voIcb or fraction greater than oo.-balf thereof,
polled In aaid diatriot at the last preoeding Uov
ornor'a election, aa addilioaal delegate, aad aa.
der tbla rat. Ike following allotment ef delegatea
Reeearla... ., 3
Bloom ... 2
I. The delegate election and Count. Co..
tfoa ekall ba govaraed aad .oudueted atried. u
aoeordawoe with tbe following rule., and the
1UB" ' me county i;ommiltM shall ba an
nually elected by tbe Counly Conrenlloa and
shall b. fljW, the President of all Coanly
Th elaetloa fur delegates to represent the
different distrlcta ia tbe annual li.m,u f...
ty Coavatitloa ahall be beld at th. usual place of
holding Ibe geaeral alectione for auk dialrlct, .a
j me laira iiMsitey of Sep.
.o, (oeing me iztn tnit year,) beginning at
v eioea, r. a ana ooellouiog until 7 e'eleek
., oi iwd. any.
I. Th. aald delxale aleclions shall L. k.M k.
an election board, lo consist of th. member ol tbe
County Comtniltee for such diatriot, aad lw. eth
er Democrat!, voters thereor, wb. ahall be ap-
Kiated or designated by th. County Committee,
eaae any of the persons a. eoastltutlng tba
board aball be abaent from tbe place of holding
the election for a quarter of an bona eft., Ik.
time appointed, by Hale Firat, for tba ep.mog ef
.... u, u, .u.ir piao. or piacea, anall be
lied by aa election I. be eonducted new aeee by
the Democratla voters present at tba time.
u. ,..rj quanoea voter or Ike district, who at
the last generel election voted lb. li.m.i:..
ticket, akall be entitled to a vol. at th. delegate
T. Th. voting of all delegate .iMilnn. .tt.ii a
by ballot; upon which ballots shall ba written or
printed tbe name or names of the delegate or del
egates voted for, together witb any Instructions
which th. voter May desire ta give tbe delegate
or drlegateo. Kaih ballot to be received from the
person voting tbe same by a member of tba elec
tion board, and by him depoelted ta a box or
other reooploel. prepared for tbat purpose, lo
which box or other reoeptaele no pereoa bat th.
members of Ibe .lection board have access.
I. No InatruMloas shall be received or recog
nised aalcae Ih. aaiae be voted upon the ballot aa
provided ia Hole beventh, nor shall sack Instruc
tions, if voted upon tbe ballot, bo binding upon
the delegate, nnlesa ona-balf or mure of the bal
lots ahall contain instruetiona ooaeerulng the
same office. Whenever half or mora of tba bal
Inte aball contain Instructions concerning any ef.
-v ... a-," eieciru ae auea eleeliou aball
ba beld to be inatrueted lo anniwirt th. Ht.rfi.i.i.
having th. bighasl aamber of voles for such
office. , ...
v. Knob aleetioa board aball keen .n
list of the nameo of all persons voting at eaeb
elections ; which list or volera together with a roll
aod complete return of sack eleotioB, containing
aa aooBreta statement or tbe persons eleo tea del
egetee and all instructions voted, shall a. esrtl
fled by said board to the County Conrenlloa, up
on printed blanke to be furnish. by the County
III. Whenever from any district, onallled Dem-
oeralie votera, in numbers equal to five times tbe
delegatea which such district baa la Ih. County
Convention, shall eomplata la writing ef an en
due aleetioa or ralaa return of delegatea or of la-
atrnctlona, in which complaint the alleged facts
.nan oe ipecineaiiy sea lurta and verified by th.
affidavit of one or more persons, aueb Mmplaint
aball have tht right to eoatest the seat of suck
delegatea or the validity of auoh instruetiona
Such complaint shall be heard by a oommlttee of
live delegate, to be appointed by tke President
oi in. convention , wnieb said committee shall
proceed lo bear the parties, tbslr proofs and alle
gatlone, and ae aooa aa aar be report to the con
vention what delegatea ere entitled u seats there
Ib, aad what iaetreetioas are binding anon snsb
delegates. Whereupoa the eoarautioa shall pro
oeed immediately, npoa the oall of Ibe yaws and
noys, to adopt or reject the report of tba oonteet
Ingparlun. In wbicb call or tbe yeas and .aye
the names of the delegatea whose seats are eon
tested or whose instructions ar. dispuUd, sh.U
11. All delegates must realrf. I. she Al.i.ut
they repreamt. Ia eases of abeenoe or Inability
to attend, sobstitntions may bo mado from attt
sens of the dlstriet.
II. Delegatee must abev the latirontlnH. (
them bv their respective distrlote, and If violated
n booh oa in. uuty or tbe freeidrnt of tbe coa
ventlon to east the vot. of sneb delegate or dele,
galea la aconrdanea witb Ih. raetraotloaa I aad
the delegate or delegatea ae oOeading ehall be
forthwith expelled from the ooavenlloo, and shall
aot be eligible to any Okie, ar plaoa of trust la
lbs party fur a period of two yaara.
U. In aoav.ntloa a majority ef all fours shall
be neceaaary to .nomination) aad ao person 'a
name shall ba excluded from the list of candidates
antil after tbe etria ballot er vote, whoa the per
son reoelvlag tke least auinoe or voles shall be
emitted and atruck from the roll, aad a. oa at
each successive vole antil a nomination Is made.
14. Ir any p. rue who la a aandidal. for anv
aemiaelloe before eouaty eoavaniiuae, shall be
proven to have offered r paid aay money, or
other valuable thing, or mad. any promise af a
fronsideratloa or reward be aor neraon for his vote
or influonc, to Meara Ibe delegate from any die-
iriei, or snail nave enema or peta any money or
v.laable thtng, or promised nay eoastderatioa or
reward, te aay delegate for kit Ma, or es aay
other pereen with a view of laduelag or seeuriag
tbe votee ef delegates, or If the same ahall be
dona by aay nther person with the knowledge aed
aoBeeatt 0f seob candidal., tk. name af Back eaa
didau shall ba immediately strlebea from Ike lie.
of candidates, or if suck fact be eseertained after
his nomination te any efflee, and befor. the anal
adJoornm.nl, I he nomination ehall be attack front
the ticket and tke vacancy supplied ky a aew aeai
laatloa, and la either ease such persoa ahall be
Ineligible to any aomtnalloa by a eoavealioa, ev
le aa election aa delegate thereafter. Aad la
eaaa II shall be alleged after tbe adjoaramaat ef
tbe eoavanUoa tbat any aandidal. pat ia eomlaa
tlna has been gallty of eaeh eota, or ef aay other
fraedafeet pretlee en aklalw Bank eaaateatiae,
th. eharg. ahull be iaveellgaUd by Ibe Ooaetjr
Committee, and lack steps takea aa tk. good ef
the parly may require,
lb. If any delegate ehall raeelv. anv mnnev or
other valuable thing, ar accept Ibe pram ice of aay
oonaldaratloa er reward le b. paid, dell.ered, af
semrnd I. kirn, er aay p.rsoa for leek deleg ate,
as aa indueameat for hla vole, upon proof of the
fact la Ike eatlifaotloB af Ibe eoareolloa. Back
delegate shall be forth w Ilk expelled, aad ikall
aot be received at a delegate ta aay future eoa
venUan aad akall be Ineligible la any part; aoa-
10. Cam arising under Ida ralaa shall kara
preeodenM oyer all other Dual neat la ooaveatloa,
IT. The Coaaty OeaveatlM shag meet anna.
aJlr, ta tbe Oourt Houe., at 1 e'aloek p. a.oa Ike
vaira leeeoay ef rjeptemtxr.
10. Tee bbbbm of alt tbo eaaiMalea See eat m
ha" be aaaoanaad at least three waebs arevrewa
te tke IIbm of koldln, tk, prlaaary eteetloa.
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PRINCIPLES, NOT MEN.
PA., WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1874.
We doubt if Any race of pooplo under
tho gun la. or ever hnet boon, more giv
en to aupvrrititioii than the (Jbineee ;
they are, in fact, iiiteneoly euporttlitioug
in almont every lOnceivable way, and
it ia vory rare indeed to find even an
individual who in wholly free front the
taint. ' . .
Like many other pooplo, the great
mam of the Chinoee are firm believer
iu the "inovltabio, 1 and one very distut
troua eonaeqaenr of thia ia their reek
lea carelerwneH with regard to fire ;
thay kit off crerkora on the aliifhteet
firovoration in tltfir Btroeta, temple or
louses, and often too, in mat-ahed ;
they are ronatantly burning "inot k or
paper money' In honor ot dereanod
relative, etc., under eimilar condition ;
and iro whore you .willinto a temple,
or ahop or a prive dwolliiiit ygu are
aiinom Biiro to nnd funouiueiliiir auoka
of inornae (foruifnorri call them joe.
HMt'Kn) tying about, under thoae clr
(.'iimatancee, and conaiduriiifr that nearly
all their buildinira are, to a irruat ex
tent, ronalruoted of the moat inflama
blo mnturiala, it ia not very uririaing
that, in a climate where everything ia
oa dry aa tinder during a greut portion
of tho year, their auporatitioua aiiathy
ia olleu the cauao of tearful connagra
tionn. The Chineae stand in much awe of
evil HtiiriU and uunninitioua influence
and conaoqnentl y are great believer in
the efficacy of chamia, and pay con
stant attention to omena.
Aa a mlo, whatever ia red ie thought
to act aa a tahaman ; no tl a man, when
reading tho t'hinene clnaaiea, marks the
atntia with red ink, ho ia thouirbt to
adopt the surest means of warding off
evil trom liimaoll. I or a similar reason
parents commonly put red in some
fonn or other on their children, some
time even braiding red silk into their
The Yi-ching, or Book of Changea,
one of tho Five Canonical works, and
the Ta llaio, or Urcat Learning, one of
the r our nooks, are bold in high es
teem as charms against wicked spirit,
especially if nut under tho pillow or
placed near the bed at night: and anv
one who ran repeat long quotations
from tliem when walking alone never
need four molestation tjx)in the other
A common charm in Ainu'liea ia the
"money aword." This ia usually obout
two foot lung and i constructed of
three kinds ot things, each of which ia
rogartled oa a nrottx'tion atruiimt evil
apirita: two iron roda which fonn the
boaia of the aword ; about a hundred
enppor coins, either ancient or modern
(11 ancient so much the better), which
are ingeniously fasUiiied on these rods,
concealing thorn from view ; the coins
are tied on the outside of the roda by
means of red cords passed through the
square holes in their centers. Hwords
ot this kind are suspended at the heads
of sleeping couches and beds that tho
supposed guardianship of the sover
eign in whose reign the coin was issued
may koep away ghosts and evil apirita.
They n chiefly used in house or
rooms where persons have committed
sntrlrle or sitflVfcvi a rloletit drmth, and
sick people sometimes resort to them
in the hotie of hastening their recovery.
Their cfllcacy is no doubt fully equal
to that of a horse-shoo nailed over a
door, or any of those Infallible dovicea
formerly adopted in thia country against
witches and ghosts.
A stHX'ies ot silver padlock, called the
hundred families' lock," 1 considered
a wonderful talisman fiir warding off
evil spirits tram a child, and, as it were,
locking him to hie. This charm de
rives its name from the way in which
it is obtained, for the f kther of the boy
goes round to a hundred different fami
lies and begs from each a small snb-
scrintion, and he cither buy the silver
padlock or elae haa it mode from the
silver be has collected, lie also pro
cure a small silver chain or ring, which
is placed round tho child' neck and
litstcned ny tho padlock.
Early iu the morning, at the begin
ning of the fifth mood, Chinese families
oHon "nail up on each side of the front
door and windows of the house a few
leave of tho woct flag (acorn gram
incus) and tho artemisia. The leaves
of the swcot flag are long and slender,
tapering to a point, and resembling the
general shape of a sword." The object
is thus to prevent nil manner of evil
from entering the honso, and to fright
en evil spirit generally away from its
A charm called the "wanling-off-evll
coin" is in frequent use among children,
lioing hung from their necks or button
holes ; it ia mode of copper or Iron, and
may he round, oblong or hexagonal.
Both sides generally bear pome char
actors with a felicitous meaning, such
i happiness, riches, etc., and sometimes
one side has on it the twelve animals
which denote the horary characters, or
the periods into whirh tho Chinese di
vide the day.
The Chinese lanirtiaie altounda in
word and phrases which are looked
upon as omens of good luck.
Tho Chinese unicorn is in ponular
use a an omen of good. This animal
is described aa having only one horn,
with a body all covered with scale.
ror several thousands of years it ha
eluded th vision of mortals excopting
once, when It is stated to have been
soon by Coullioiu in his old ago. Ho
regarded it as ominous of hia approach
ing death ; and they say that Coiifucitia
wo Ui "ell ol the unicorn ; hence,
herhttpa, tho origin of the saying that
an extraordinarily bright boy is "the
son of the unicorn," or "the gift of the
Bat (which tbe Chinese call "foi
shoo", or flying mioe) are considered
good omens and frequently appear a
emblems of luck on various articles ; the
magpie is also looked upon a a bird of
Coinen, and if a Chinaman, when
id about some occupation, chance
to hear it cry he think, it a presage
of good luck, it being a eheoriul sound,
and, therefore, so to puok, a note of
encouragement. The Chinese, how
ever, have proverb respecting the
HMft'iv, vim. "lui Tuievj in gtnju uui ilp
heart i bod," the meaning of this being
that it is ariven to flattery. The com
ing of a dog to family 1 an omen of
uiure proertty, but a oat I thought
to indicate the approach of poverty, for
it i uippoem! that it can foresee where
it will find plenty of rat and mice in
oo'iusmpirjnue uT e Louse tolling lata dc
cay. Crows generally an looked upon
a very unlucky ; but there is a kind of
while-necked crow which is held in
great veneration in China.
The orowlng ef a ben I thought to
be ominoni of something nnusnal being
about to happen to Ka owner; but in
this case th omen i aot neoetwarily a
bad oae, a it seami bo be oonuidered at
ttte present day, It will, perhaps,
hardly be beiieved--but it i toot
nevertheless, that during the summer
oi last year, and only sows sixty mile
from London, whea as unfortunate hen
took to erowinre, the neighbor in their
nipemitMU terror toroed It owner to
H n n .1 m
K. H P
JL W U .A WL
wring it nock, beine under the imnren-
slon that that cruel proceeding alone
enuiu save tnem irom tne evil which
they fancied was imnondimr over them I
The Chinese hail with joy the advent
of swallows, and believo that tho own
er of the buildings where thoy make
their nests are sure to meet with pros
perity. Tho cry of the owl is every
where heard with dread, as portending
an approaching death. Resides the
foregoing, the Chinese also derive
omens from the change in the appear
ance 01 certain nowers, ana in several
other ways. "But the strangest and
most arcountaoie ot the thinoew sujwr
stitions is what they denominate 'foong
shuey' (called 'long ehue' in the court
dialect) wind and water a specie of
geoinancy or a Dcnot in the good or ill
luck attached to particular local situa
tions or asnoct. Before a house Is built
or a burial place selected, it Is neeessary
to consult certain proftitworM of the oc
cult science, who, at the price of ade
quate fees, proceed with much solem
nity to examine the situation. After
frequently perambulating and oxainin
ing the ground and even deferring their
decision lor month they will fix on
some particular place. If, after all the
expense and trouble of consulting the
cheats who profos the art, ill-fortune
rather than good should attend the
parties, this is, of oourso. attributed to
anything except the inefficiency of the
loong Buncy. This term may In gen
eral be constmod by the word luck, and
it has been Supposed that in a country
like China, where nearly all long jour
neys are performed by water, 'good
wind and wator,' or in other words
good luck in a journey, has by degrees
come to signify good luck in every cir
cumstance and condition of life." We
are inclined to think that Sir John
Davis, writing as he did at a time when
tho manners and customs of the Kin-
pi ro were not so well understood by
foreigner as they are now, doo not
lay sufficient stress on the imitortance
which the Chinese attach to their doc
trine of Feng shui, for it is undoubtedly
a very serious stumbling-block in the
way of progress of Kuroean civiliia-
tion in mo country, n non tne Chinese
have no other argument left to or ire
against an innovation they take their
stand on the Feng shui, and it would
seem as it no amount ot reasoning were
sufficient to remove the obstacle, which
to a civilised mind appears nothing
more man a ridiculous superstition.
In conclusion, we would say a few
words resjiecting tho dragon (Lung),
which holds a striking position in the
anoctiona ol thia auperstitiou people.
With thorn "it is frequently represented
as the greatest benefactor of mankind ;
and it is the dragon which cause the
cloud to form and the ram to full."
The true dragon, with five claws on
each of its four feet, i appropriated to
me r.inperor, as the emblem ot imperial
powor. It likeness is embroidered on
nismne ol stale, and his throne' is
called the dragon's scat, "(The Kmpress
is represented ny the phtrnix rong.)
Dr. H. Wells William, in his "Middle
kingdom, observes with some quaint-
ness: "J he old dragon, it might be al
most said, has coiled himself round the
Emperor of China, one of tho greatest
upholders of his iiower in the world.
and contrived to get himself worship-
d through him by one-third of the
nan race." The true dragon is rep-
poscnteu as Having no ears and with
two honis on its forehead, through
which it is supposed to hear, and it
hotly is said to bo covered with scale.
The fable runs that it never reveals its
entire form to mortal man, always par
tially shrouding itself in cloud. Ac
cording to some, water-spou ts are caused
by the movement of the dragon ; and
in time of drought supplication are
made to it, as a kind of rain god or rain
king, by the Emporor and the people
The Chir.-'tw often make nsa of an
inferior sort of dragon in pictures, de
vices, etc.; and at the holiday festival
of the ncV year "a cloth imace of the
dragon," we are told, "is exhibited at
theatres in the nighttime, and paraded
in the public streets, being moved and
worked by men. It is represented as
pursuing a large pearl or ball, which is
carried a little iu advance of it, the
whole being lighted with candles. This
is a popular sjiort, and ia called 'play-
nig Willi a dragon lantern. All (Ae
WE ALL II A VE FA ULTS.
lie who boasts of being perfect is
perfect in his follv. I hare boen a
good deal np and down in the world,
and 1 never did see either a perfect
horse or a ltcrfect man, and I never
shall until two Hundnys come together.
i on cannot get wbite flour out ot a
coal-sack, nor perfection out of human
nature ; he who look for it had better
look for sugar in the sea. The old
sayings is, "Lifeless, faultless," Of dead
men we should say nothing but good,
but as for the living, they are all tarred
more or less with the black brush, and
half an eye can see it, and every heart
has its black drop, Kvory rose has its
prickles, and every day its night
Kven the un shows spots, and the
skies are darkened with clouds. No
body is so wise hut ho has folly enough
to slock a stall of Vanity Fair. Where
I could not see the fool's cap, I have
nevertheless hoard the bells Jingle. A
there is no sunshine without some
shadows, so all human good is mixed
up with more or less of evil ; even poor
law guardian have their little utiiing,
antl parish beadle are not wholly of
heavenly nature. The beat wine has
its lee. All men' limits are not writ
ten on their foreheads, and it' quite as
well they are not, or hat would nerd
wide ritnlm ; yet a sure as eggs are
eggs, faults of some kind nestle in
every man' bosom. Thore's no telling
when a man fault may show them
selves, for hare pop out of a ditch Just
When you are not looking for them. A
horse that is weak in the knees may
not stumble for a mile or two, but It is
in him, and the rider had better hold
him np well. The tabby cat i not
lapping milk just now, but leave the
dairy door open, and we will see if she
is not a bail a thief a the kitten.
There's fire in the flint, cool as it look ;
wait till the) steel get a knock at it,
antl you will oe. Everybody can read
that riddle, but it I not everybody
mat will remember to keep hi gun
powder out of the way of the candle.
To Cum Hlh MgR Complaint. Take
about two tablespoonful of grated
WMurroy root and th white ot on ogi
beaten well together, then have ready
a pint of boiling milk, into which Ur
the oomfVey and egg. It will thicken
like "pap" and it is not unpleasant to
Don't tell a child you will do any.
thing for it unlearn you keen your prom.
iae. A strict observance of this role
may save yon th agony of seeing your
ennaren oecome a liar, u you aa'
"i li akin Tort alive I go and ikln
though It bring tear to your eyes.
WALKING FOR EXERCISE.
Activity is the law of life: inaction
the fruitful source of debility and dis
ease. Robust physical health and ro
bust mental health, coupled with pro
longed mental effort, are not antagon
istic and irreconcilablo conditions.
Rightly understood and cared for, they
are the normal condition of true student
life, and should and can always be iu
They would be were it not that man,
with all hia trod like intellectual en
dowment and his primal commission
a monarch of the earth ho treads, so
often (tumbles through life with deaf
ears, blind eyes, and, tier consequence,
a darkened understanding. An aveng-
ing nemesis, however, folfof.s swift and
sure upon every error, bother from
ignorance or neglect. There i no
vicarious atonement for a disregard of
tne itinctionai laws of mo.
Walking is the best, most convenient
anil most healthful exercise for students
and sedentary persons. But to make
it effectual certain underlying rules
and principle shoultl be observed.
Fanciful notions must give place to
physiological common sense.
1. An hour's walk, two miles and
back, should be taken daily in the open
air, regardless ol tho weather or season
ol the year. Aimless sauntering is
worth nothing, and on an empty stom
ach is injurious. The walk aliould be
with a will and for a nurnose : swiiur.
ing along to get over the ground in
2. It should bo taken in the morn
ing, and always after breakfast, never
before. A bout halt an hour alter break
fust is the best time to start, when the
sytcm ha been put in proper contli-
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iton tor tue uay ; sua prococuing mod
erately lor the nrst mile.
3. Kever walk alone, hut alwavi
with a companion; so that cheerful
conversation may divert attention and
pleasantly occupy the mind, to the lor-
gutfiilness of physical exertion and the
prevention ot introverted mental brood
ing, Inseperahle from a solitary ramble.
There may bo numerous pedestrians
on the road, but they should run in
detached couples. More than two are
inconvenient ; less than two makes the
thing a bore, and defeats tho hygienic
put-pose oi the walk.
4. Whether the walk be lontr or
snort, two nulos or lour, never givo it
over until tbe perspiration is started
and the pores ot the skin are freely
opened. This is essential, a tint qua
Hon. If this point be not gained the
walk will be a failure, if not positively
t..i..tA. i . .An.n ..r f
.iijiii ivun, li ny ma; e ouiinw ui ivvviirii-
nea and debility, instead of mental
clearness and bodily yigor.
0. la connection with this and as a
pro-requisite, a cold sponge bath as a
tome, or a terad hath aa a sedaitve, ac
cording to health and constitution,
should be taken every morning on ris
ing. A basin of water, a sponge and a
coarse towel are all that is necessary.
li. beginners should be moderate and
cautious in thoir first experiments, not
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uumg vtu itxr ur iuu lusi unui me,
have ascertained their powers of en
durance, and gradually brought them
np to tno re-qntifxl etAtnosro.
Letuteillustrate. A rranging in 1 83!
to complete my taw siuuion in tne omce
of the attorney general at our State
capital, the office being occupied as ed
itorial rooms, I noticed that that officer
and O. Barrett, editor of the party or
gan, disappeared every morning, cane
in hand, soon after their arrival at the
office, returning in an hour glowing
with exercise and in exuberant spirits.
Beintr the snrintr of the rear, thev
generally came back with vest and col
lar open, each with his coat on hit
arm, and the perspiration standing in
great drops on their forehead,. After
cooling oil they would go at their day's
work with a sustained power and
hearty cheerfulness that contrasted
strangely with my invalid way of do-
ng things, ileing a shy yount. stranir-
or, I asked no qncstions, but often
wondered where they went and what
they did while gone.
In thenienntime I was laid np every
fortnight with a bilious attack, the re
sult of hardships, congestive lever and
overdosing at a manual labor college
beyond the Missisisppi. Explaining to
Mr. li., one day, the cause ot these ab
sences, he exclaimed, "That will never
do I Throw physio to the dog. Come
with me, and I'll make a new man of
bo next morning Ins legal comrado
having Just removed to another city
and left him alone we started out to
take what I lound to be his usual walk
of two mile out tho Reading turnpike
and buck, within tho hour. But he
wo Boon obliged lo slacken In pace
for my accommodation ; and at the
end of the firat half milo, 1 lay down
on the grans by the rood side, complete
ly exhausted. Alter hall an hour
rest wo slowly retracted our steps, but
I was fit for nothing the rest of the day.
iny excellent nieno sain n wouui
never do to givo it np so, and tho second
day after coaxed me out again, making
lite hull mile ana back with less eltort
nnd prostration ; but ho was perspir
ing freely, whilst my skin was a dry
a powder horn, in three week I
coula make the two mile nnd bock
by taking time to it and resting on the
way, and in two month could do it
within the hour, but livquently could
not start the perspiration till we wore
on the homo stretch. When it did
come, the relief from mental cloudiness
and physical discomfort was immediate
aud cheering. 1 n fact a good sweat,
fairly arniKl iu this way, is blettsedness
in itwlf one of the best moral Umica.
And so we kepi it un every week
day, rain or shine, Sr a year and a
half with but two matoriul intcrrun-
ns of a month each, carrvinir um
brella when It mined ttvo heavily and
contenting oumclve with half the dis
tance, but equal exertion when tbe
wind and sleet and snow made the pro
gress "one step forward and two back
ward, n hen tho wml ami cold wore
too piercing, we resorted to the long
covered hntlgo over tbe Husqtichanna,
crossing three time and back for our
During one of tho months referred
to, we served late In the frosty autumn.
as volunteer In a corn of engineers
amongst the mountain, surveying a
route tor a railroad rmm the coal re
gion, an experience that very happily
supplemented our nome exorcise.
Mr. R., naturally delicate and con
sumptive, became a model of health
by tlii mean alone; and the tame
agency, under hia fostering care, re-
sTorca my neaitn ana gave m a new
l.,t.ii rtf fifk TIuim eUilv, .mumImi.
enlivened by hi ftmd of humor, ftili
reading, large experience of life, and
fine conversational power, were peri
od of great enjoyment to me, ana are
amongst my most cherished recollec
tions. - Bui I was not able to keep
them tip in after life. In locating else
where, I could not get anybody to join
me. A few would try it onee or twice.
and give It up, being too inert to per
TEEMS $2 per annum in Advance.
NEW SERIES-VOL. 15, NO. 29.
I this general outline applicable to
young latlie as well aa to gentlemen ?
Certainly if toned down somewhat to
suit circumstance. English ladies
think nothing of walking ten or twelve
milo a day, and splendid health that
n to oe envied u Jho result. Jlobust
physical health and strength are more
Imortant to women then to men,
especially at this era and in this conn
Let young lady student practice
this system in plain, easy costume, and
mick-soled shoes that let the foot set
down flut, and they will be thankful
lor it, not only during their student
days, but in all alter lile.
City girls can tire out country girls
any uay in waikingj because they walk
so much more, and in tbe midst of sur
roundings that divert their attention,
and generally in company. They will
walk lour or five milo without think
ing of it, unless they sit down to calcu
late tho distance afterward ; whilst
country girls would be footsore and
exhausted. lion. II. C. Hickok in the
NAKED JUSTICE ON A GATE
Our old friend Judgo Tom Farrar,
oi ijake rrovidence, who is known
throughout tho .Suite as a lawyer and
jurist of eminent abilities, and a gen
tleman oi most lovable character, U'lls
at hu own exiiense, and with the keen
est gusto, a story which we think too
good to lose. It appear that somo
year ago while riding through ono of
the prettiest districts ol iNorth Louisi
ana he came, about sundown, to a creek
winch was so deep a to necessitate a
swimming leat.. Xho Judge being a
man of vigorous and invincible deter
mination, no sooner realized this emer
gency than he promptly dismounted,
untlressed himself with trrcat dispatch.
and attired only in hi hiirh nluir hat
and a pair of siiectoclos, beetrodo his
gullunt cob nnd urged him to the yen
After a desperate struirirlo the other
side was gained, and the Judge again
dismounting, this time with a profound
sigh of relief, was about to resume his
integument, whon the horse, prompted
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eouie uiuinjiii-m npini, BUIITCU IITJin
hi aide and trotted slowly down tho
Of course, tbe Judge had no rocourso
but to trot after him ; and thereupon
there ensued ono of the most rcmarka-
blo aud picturesque chases ever known
in history or tradition. Ibe horse ap
peared to have no motive save that of
keeping a certain distance ahead of the
Judge, and of finding some comforta
ble barnyard where he might refresh
himself after uch gigantic effort.
The Judge, whatever may have been
his ambitions, confined himself to the
effort of keeping tho truant beast in
sight. It must have been a choerrul
and invigorating experience to see the
Judge trotting briskly along that
smooth and nndy road, his venerable
plug hat pulled over his eyes and his
spectaclos bobbing up and down upon
hi nose. The chose wo loin?, and the
moisture of great exertion would gath
er on hia hrow, and then, when he
reached around for hi handkerchief,
alas I it was not there. All of which
had the effect of impressing the Judtre
with his very peculiar and unfortunate
situation, and imparting renowed play
and lightness to his legs.
See tho two bowled pleasantly alonir.
preserving a steady relative distance,
until just as the setting sun was red
dening the distant hill and touching
the judges manly form with gold, the
hoi-so whisked suddcnlv into a rmte
nnd bolted with eager haste toward a
stable dimly visible iu the distance.
The farm-house sat in a grove of
tree wnose snstiows mado a great
durkueris round it, and from thia grove,
as the Judge was scampering furiously
after his horse and wardrobe there
issued sundry yellow dogs, surely of
moin and shagiry of appearance. The
Judge felt that it would be utterly im-j
possible, under those circumstances, to
asminie that majesty of aspect and
fearlessness of gare which is currently
believed to he tho correct thing with
dogs, and so, seeing a friendly gale
Kwts near at hand, he gave one wild
round and reached It summit iust a
th leanest and fiercest of the dons
snapped viciously at his legs.
W hen the uproar had subsided, and
the Judge, realising the absurdity of
the situation, hod regained his custom
ary frame of mind, a female voice was
heard calling from the house:
" Who there r
"A fellow creature in distress, mad
"Where are yon ?"
"On the gate-post." mid the Judce.
beginning to enjoy the joke.
" v hat can l do lor you r
It was too much. The Judire'a old
humor and qttiuical love of merriment
came over him.
"Call off these doir, and Irina me all
the fig leave on the jilaee. Aew Orlrnnt
An invention has iust been tried iu
rris which ia said to render drowning
a thing of th past It consist in tho
employment of a pneuniutio India rub
ber tube rolled round the body with a
sufficient number of fold to contain
the neeessary amount of air. This tubo
is placed concealed in a doublo envel
op forming a shirt It terminate by
a mouthpiece, which shuts with the aid
of a simple coppor button. Tbe opera
tion is simple in the extreme, and the
swimmer or immersed person has
enough air for a whole day. When the
uparulus oonies to diminish in Volume
it i easy to expand it again by the
principal tube In deep water without
any enort or dimcully. tho trial was
witmum-d at tho Henry tho Fourth
Hatha, when tho inventor, M. Gosselin,
showed it pniprietiea. lie stood up
right, tli hands raised above tho head.
when tho water did not come above lite
ahouldurs; hu then floated on his buck
with arms closotl. Tho apuratus can
be worn under tbe clothes like a flannel
waistcoat It extend from the nock
to the knees, fastened in front by a row
of buttons. It is comiMMcd of a double
flannel, in the midst of which an India
rubber tula) cirouluto, trting from
the top of tho chest, ascending the left
sido of the neck, and following the
central line of tho back ; there it di
vide in two branches, encircling the
thighs a far a the knee. From the
oentrol part of the principal tube twelve
to fifteen lesser tube diverge to make
the round of the body, and meet in
front where the row of button i. This
impnivement on the life belt is said to
oe cerum to unemde all existing ap
pliance in teaching swimming or av
Ing life from ahipwreck.
A Maud Ifuller laughed heartily at
a young haymaker when the yellow
jacket got an hi nankeen trousor.
But when they got up hra 'two no
BT JAKE PAHTOJf.
No, Gentleman of the House of Rep
resentative!, President Washington did
not keep a coacb-and-aix and rhargo
tho exietuo to a contingent fund. Al
low mo, gentlemetf; to recall to your
recollection the fjtcts relating to tbe
first President' compensation and
At tho first session of tbe first Con
gross, which assembled in New York
on the fourth of March, 17B9, a Com
mittee of twelve members of the House
of liprescntativo wo apoiiited to
take into consideration the compensa
tion of the President, Vico-I'reident
and member of both House, and to
report upon the same at their con
venience. Tbe Committee had the
matter under consideration for several
months. Thia long delay was owing
in part, to the very great difference of
opinion among the niombor as to the
amount of tho different salaries. Somo
of them were disposed to fix the Prosi
dent'o salary as low as fifteen thousand
dollars, and other wero inclined to
place it as high as seventy thousand.
At length tbo Committee reported, ad
vising that tho salary of tho President
be twenty thousand dollnrs a yr. n,l
that he lie provided with a ftirnishod
house, secretarioa, clerk, plate, car
riages and homos, at the public expense.
On the thirteenth of July, 1789, tho
House of Representatives took this re
port into consideration, and debated it
at considerable length.
Tbe clause relating to the providing
of a house and equipage was at once
objected to, and it was moved to strike
it out, which led to an animated dis
eussion. Mr. Tucker was of opinion
tbat lor a new President to buy plate
and furniture would subject him to
great inconvenience, unless he received
a year's salary in advance and when
he retired to private life, they would
not sell for half their firat cost. He,
therefore, wished the public to provide
house, furniture and plate, but not
homes and carriages
Mr. Madison, afterward President,
thought tbat homo and carriages
would also cost a new President a great
deal of money, and would not sell for
much upon Lis retirement, lie was
therefore of opinion that, if furniture
and plate should bo providod, equipsgo
should be also.
Mr. Stone favored tho payment of a
sufficient salary, without any extras.
The President, he thought, ought to
live in any style he judged most proper.
"But," suid ho, "if you furnished Lim
with a house, horses and carrioges,you
declare that thia is the house, the horse
and the carriage which ha shall use.
But be may not choose to use them.
Ho may prefer equipage more splendid
or more pluin ; and surely, if a Presi
dent choose to live in an economical
manner, we ought not to prevent
Mr. Vining, on the contrary, wa of
opinion that the President of the United
States, being the representative of tho
Nation, was bound in propriety to
maintain a certain appearanco of dig
nity, and tho House bail a right to
show what they expected of him in
After further debute, it was decided
to strike out the clatiae assigning the
President' homes, carriage, ftirnittiro
and plate at the expense of tho public,
and to pay him a salary large enough
to admit of hi providing these things
Then arose tho question, what should
be tho amount of the salary ; and this
led to another day' dobate. One
gentleman proposed to pay the Presi
dent twenty-six thousand dollar for
the first year, and sixteen thousand
dollar for every other year. Ho pro
posed, also, that be should bo paid ten
thousand dollars the first year in ad
vance, to meet the great exponses of
providing a house and equipage. Oth
er gentlemen favored thirty thousand
dollars a year: and at length, upon
motion of Mr. John Page, of Virginia,
the sum was fixed at twenty-five thou
President Washington, before thin
decision had been reached, had ordered
a handsome coach from England, which
arrived in the course of the year 1789.
This vehicle, of which Mr. Lossine haa
given the publio an engraving and a
description, was a very handsome and
substantial structure. The body and
wheels were of a cream color, then
vory fashionable, with gilt relief, and
tli body wo suspended upon the old
fashioned, heavy leather straps, like
uiose upon wnicn tno auge-ooaebca
were formerly suspended. Part of tho
side and front wore shaded by green
Venetian blinds, Inclosed by black
leather curtains. The lining of the
coach was of black glossy leather.
The Washington arm were handsome
ly painted on the doors, with the motto
porlectly charactonBtio of n ash-
uigton Exitut alio probat the result
prove actions. Vixm each of the four
panel of tho coach was a picture im-
llemutic of one of the seasons, exocnted
by an Italian artist of reputation.
In this substantial vehicle the Tro.
dent used to ride about Manhattan
Island, which ftirnished ono of the
most beautiful drives in the world,
called the "Fourteen Milo Hound?'
It led up what is now the Bowery and
Third Aventio, then called the Boston
Road, which commanded a beantifhl
view of the East river, lined with farms
and country-seats; then across tho np
per part of the Island, and down by
the Bloomliigtklo road (Broadway) to
tho city again. It is impossible to im
agino a more lovely combination of
cultivated land, lofty bluff, and living
water, than this ride must havo pre
sented In tho early day.
Usually, tho general had only four
hotucs haincscd to hi coach, but in
traveling between the seat of Govern
ment and Mount Vernon, it was often
a matter of necessity to nso six. Mom
bora of Congress may rust assured that
this coach, its home, and all it ap
purtenances, were paid for with General
Washington's own money. It wan an
honest conch in ovcry rtwpect ; for at
tho end of tho second term it bnllder
eamo to America and settled In Alex,
andria, where tho General informed
him that not a nail or screw of the
vehicle had started. Fifteen yenr af
ter the death of General Washington,
when it becamo the property of the
lato Bishop Meatl, of Virginia, it pi
still a sound, serviceable coach, though
too heovy for ordinary use. Its subse
quent history I th-J related by the
"Becoming an object of desire to
those who delight in relic, I caused it
to be taken to piece and distrilmted
among the admiring friends of Wash
ington who visited nty house, and also
among a nunilvor of female association
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which associations, at their fair and
other occasions, mado a largo profit by
converting tho fragments into walking
sticks, picture-frame and snuff boxe.
Anoui two third ol ono of the wheel
thn produced ono hundred and fbrtv
dollttrs. There can ba no doubt that
at it dissolution it yielded more to the
cause of charity than it cost tho build
or at its first erection. Beside other
momemoo of it, 1 havo in my mudy, ire
Ihe form of aofa,the hind neat on.
which the Uenoral and hi lady were
wont to it."
So much for tho Oenernl' coach.
Even if Congrest hatl voted him a car.
rlage and horse at tho public expense,
1 very much doubt If ho wonld have
accepted them. Whon Philadelphia
became tho scat of Government, th
Legislature of Pennsylvania assigned
him a very handsome hotis for hi
residence, but h declined to accept it
He hired a house for himself of Kobert
Morri and paid the rent, which wal
three thousand dollar a year. .