Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, November 06, 1878, Image 1

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If ,,ald IB edvanes. ' wilbia months.. .- M
if Laid etlsr 4 "nd to'"" A months 611
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Rates ot Advertising.
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. (null ah,iiirnl Insertion- 40
A .mini.lfBtore' and Kieeutors' notices I 40
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Cail.ii" !'! E. treys I 40
(I .lulution notices I Oil
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Clearfield, Pa.
A I' T O tt N R Y - A T - LAW,
l:l Philip-burg;, Centra t'tw. Pa. y:pd
1 I!. 4 W. BARRETT,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
clearfield, pa.
J.tieary SO. I87.
Clearfield, Ha.
(elrOtBoe In Ihe Court Uouaa. UfllM
(uaTran p. o.)
run ir.Ltv low.ibnir.
Maj , 1ST8 lv
(ffi.c in Maronie building, tecond street, op
pente the Court iluura. Je2.'7 If.
Clearfield Couou, Penn'e.
OlSce in Opera llou.
ap SJ.Tf lJ
S(iuiR' Timber & Timber Lands,
fiffice one dir eaet of )Ve,tern Hotel b.ildlnf
0,o.ila Cirtirt Houae.
,rt S.77.
C leartlrld. Pa. '
Will atlcntl lo all huaineaa entruated t him
piuwpilj and falibfiillr. Janl'7
OlBco iti I'le'. Opera llonae.
June ZA. 'TAtf. a. W4i.i.4t a. pavid L- knaea.
oiar p. JottK . waiOLar.
IT (buwiiuri to VVllwe ti FieldioK,)
jarjl'77 flcerUeld, Pa.
r.u'L. iliCK. . . A. A fltlAHAH.
1)irtK A C;0 All M,
Alt Irani buMucti prLtinutlT Attendud U. Office
Id flrlietuf Kwt rnoiat formerly occupied bj
rnoe. munrat.
cmvi aoBisoa. 1
iEV ((&. la Plf'a Opera llu.e, aaeobd floor.
loe.ra a. a'anALLT. DAaiak w. a ciaur.
ClearUeld. Pa.
tr-Legal bqaineta attended to promptly wlthj
ddelily. Oikoe ea beeoad street, aboeo the Finl
National Bank. jan:l:
4 G. K'lAMER,
A T T O R N E Y - A T - L A W
Heal E.tate and Culleclloa Agent,
ll.BAUI'IKl.O, PA.,
Will promptly attend to all legal bu.inaaa en
iru.ted to nta eare.
ar-OHee la Ple'a Opera lloaw. )enl'7(.
All legal hii.lne.' entru.toil to hi. eire will re-
erira prumpt alteotlon.
Office oppn.lte Court llonee, la Maawnle Bolldiag,
aeeund BiKir. augie, 10-ij,
Vnd Real EataK Acent, llenrtleld. Pa.
niitna Third alreel. b.t.Cb.rrj A Walnut.
Aa-Re.paotfully offera H.aereleealn .olllag
and buying lands la Oloarlold and adjoining
e.uBtiaB , and with as esperieaeo ol erartwente
f .era aa a aarrayor, flatter, bimtetl that ke eaa
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render sell. isolioa. iro ''-.,
Oflloe la rr.idtnce ea rir.l at.
Anrll 14, li. Cleerfl.ld, Pe
Will attend prefe.e1onBl cell, preniptly aogia'Ta
1U. T. J. J'OiEK,
OHee ea tlarket Utnet. Cleseteld. Pa.
er-OIee bonri: I to if a. , and I lo I p-
eeMia adlnlalwe tke reeideejee ef Jsai,, fcaw,., ea fi0)uBd Bji., tlearleld, Pa.
Jeiyll.'ia If.
jyt. U. B. VAN VALZAH,
ar llfjce bours-Froia II te I P. M.
Hay II, 1874.
Uai d.rgeea ef tke Md R.glai.Bl, P.aa.ylvaola
1'.iuium BmtoB raiarned freal tke Areay,
eOera hi. profeasien.l aerrlee. t. Ik.eiUaeae
of Ulearflaldeowaiy. .
Osy-Profa.sloaal call, promptly atuaded Ifc
Oloee oa SeooBd atr.ea, rerejeriyoec.F ... y
Dr. Weeds. t'P'' " "
Mow ea Marks Si- Oeaet eeM.
A lUtm bew for eeery ewMaiw.
' ' i Ala Bmaraedarer a
All Ktaala af Artklea ra Baaiaa) atalr.
ClearleM, Pa. - aaH
GEO. B. G00DLANBI2, Pioprietor.
VOL. 52-WIIOLE NO. 2.595.
opens Pbacb Ann Hcbitbbbb, Ll'MllER
Collections mad and money prompt la
paid over. Article, of ac-rerttlent anil d-ed. ol
'Beyanoe neatly eseeutod and warranted cor
-ee or no eharice
Jutttrt f (fat Pmm and feiiveofT,
rurn-fuirllld. P.
fc Collect Uine tuft! ft ml mone prompt);
pe... MiX'IHt
doalrr la
Real Estate, Square Timber, Boards,
MS'TS Clearleld, Pa,
Marks! ft., Clearfield, Pa.
In tho .hop lately eeeupled by Frank Short,
one dour wait of Alleghany Houe.
House and Sign Painter and Paper
Clearfield, Penn'a.
tetuW.ll execute Jobs In hie line promptly and
In a workmanlike manner. a r.,i
BAKER, Market St.. Cltarfl, 1,1. pa.
Freib Rrrad, Rn.h, Rulll, Piei and Cake,
on band or made to order. A a-enerel asaorttnent
of t'onferllonariea, Fruit and Nuta In atork.
Ice Cream and OyMere In aeaioD. Salut'B ooarly
nppoaile the PuBt'.ftVe. Pricei wioiira'.
Real Esta'e, Square Timb:r, Saw Legs,
.B-UffiV ob S-nl Mret, in rjr uf tor
riMttii ofiienrtte Wnvr A Co. f lu. '78-If.
ittcatur Township,
OteooU Mill P. 0.
lnrh2V. '7".
Saw I-aOgM and Ijiimbor,
OIBre In Orabam'a Ruw. 1:34:71
E. A. BIGLER 4t CO.,
SBALLtnt lit
and tuanuleeiar.ra uf
erPunipe alwaya on hand and mad. to order
en abort notice. I'ipea bored on reasonable larma
All work warranted to render aatittaetion, and
delivered if dealred. eay!4:lypd
Alio, exUniir tainufutarer Mid dealer Id Squire
Timber and bwed Ltuubervl ell RiBue.
Order MHelted And all bilU nrifnptly
Ollt J. l"J7'0'
Wstchea, Clocka and Jewelry
Oraham't Rom, Mnrktt Slrttf
1. k Ait n 1:1.0. PA.
All kinda of repairing In my line rrtinptly at-
' April z.i, tai .
Clearfield Nursery.
TUB Bndorrlicned, baring oatehllahed a Nor-
.1.- ' U i L. . ........ mnr lulaM
aar7 ln. -pike, aboot half way belweea
Cleatfleld and t'orwen.rilie, te prefiarM w iwr
niab all klnda of FHU1T THKKS, (.tandard end
dwarf.) BrergreoBe, 8brbbery, Urape Vine.,
liiH),eti.rry, Lnwlun inackoerry, Btrwwnerry.
and Raspberry Vinci. A'ao, hlbrrkan Crab Tree.,
IJaiaoe, and early aearlet Kkabarb, Ae. Order,
promptly atlended to. Addre...
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eepaO -) CwrwaB.rllle, Pa.
IV'cw Jfnrblt Ynnl.
The undcrrigned would tnfrtn the pubilo that
b. encil a new Miubie Yard on Third etieet,
upoaite Ibe Lutheran Cburcb. where he will keep
eon.tnnlly on b.ind a stock of rariou. kind, of
aible. Allkinu. or
foil for Ctmtlery Loll,
and all utber work in bi line will he promptly
eaeeuird ia a Beat Bad workmanlike wanner, at
reaeonaule rate..
He guarantee eetl.rertory w,k and low price..
Uir. him J. r LAHAhlY.
Clearbeld, i'a., March 17, 1173-tf.
', Market Plrtet, ClrartJeld. Pa., i
tail all klnda of
A full rtoeh of fsddlsra' Hardware,,
rtoniha. Blanket.. Robe, We., elwa.e on band
I and for Bale at the loweat easb prlees. All Bind.
I nf no.KlrlM npomnll. attended lo.
All kinde of bldea taken in eaenange lor ur
bus and repairing. All kinda of hem". lrlkar
, kept on hau4. ai,J fat Isle at a uaall prnl.
t'leBrsaie, bb. if, icto
F.r aale al Ike Clearlald RareaLicAB otlce.
Tht mot i omptoi Serb of l.uttt
These Blanks an golt.n ap Ib .uperier atyle,
are ef anifora. aiae, aad furBiskvd at eery lew
Igares for easb.
'Call at the RrruaLlrAV oflee and ssania Orderl by mail pri.Biptly tilled.
uuuui.Al.unn at i,nn,
JbIj 14, IkTT U.
Cleart.ld I'a.
Insurance acencx.
I'E.NTI A linoCHOANK, Agban.
' (SBeet.sors te Hurray A OoldoB.)
The Inflowleg (rsl eleaa eosapanles
N.rik British A Mercaallle Fire lee.
Co., ef Englaad HMOO.OW
Seotti.h Oom.erolBl Flra lea Oo , of ...l.Mn
(forth ABS.riiw.ef Philadelphia .H',aoa
Fire Aseiall"a, f Philadelphia I.IOU.OOO
, . WIm SJaw I'rnk. laSBTPS
"t ir, ; . . ,
Mobile Firs Dspartaisnl Ins. Ce - I7,ec
. -i la lbs eeentrf wsellag In.oraeee, eaa
hare It promptly alteaded lo by oddrelng a. la
nereoa r by letter. Uwe.t pos.rbls raise IB l,.t.
Ye .Meee..N 0lee la Ple
Opera rteeae.
AKUB.KW rr.NTi.dr,
Clearlela, Hat I, IMa-ly. Aea.
Tin; PAl.l.O'TIIK v
BY tlRf. H. r. DL'ITJ.
f) I th 1m ir jb low,
The roro t" Tip In the fir ;
T1i bir,) l-ttvfl off nt-ntlng,
Tti tarth heninn rotln)t,
i fifcauie 'Hi the Fall q' tlit yi-nr.
Tht crlekpfp irsflallinr.
The red Irnrei tre iHitiy,
In lb 6I'U the itublili ii Mrs
The tlttr of iltr clover
And villi bra il nt-rr,
L'cciiM 'lit the Fell o' ttit ytr.
Fiorc Summer ti flitting,
Dmr rriptid, tt It fitting
The limn r-homd tnelie Junbletier ;
So let ui f o tmiliPR.
Will, love life bcuiiin(i,
llieanxe 'tis tho Full o the yrr.
Til K rn.y.HMm that hknbt clay b
nnANnton ftnxT . 8. pristirh.
Satjrwint S. I'runtiaa lintl it worlil
wiilo iTiinlalirin in iliH-Ucippi o nn
orator uml u lawyer. His two dni-la
with (iiivurnnr Jlunry . f unto, in lt.JJ,
in whifh lio whs both times ilinlli'ii(rctl,
atnl cucli tiniu wouiiiivil liis atlvtrsury,
hail csliil liBlicil his ri')iitalinn loruour
am1. Tho wiuhury ol his cloqnunco
siiipassi'd any livini. orator ol'his times,
or, iri'li-erl, any that hnd prcoctled hi in
Irom Patrick Henry down to tho pros
ent (lay.
lio first camo to Xatchcr., .Mississip
pi, in 1S27, anil was employed as tutor
in tho private laniily of tho widow ol'
I lie late Jii'Iku Shield", of the Supreme.
Court ,f that Stato, and uvailed him
sill'ol the fine library of that eminent
jurist. Aliliouirli n nulivo of tho State
of Maine, Prentiss had none of the pro
juilii es uf his people, and readily adapt
ed himself lo Southern customs and
institutions. In 1S20 ho was admitted
to the liar.
Mr. l'miiis. was tmull in stulnro,
nut living over five feet eifht inehes in
height, and was deformed hy liis right
foot being smaller than tho left olio,
and which turned under so thai he
Ured a eano in walking. IIo had a
mai-sivo 1T1IV forehead, large hluo eyes,
hatitlsoinu lealiires, w ith a remnrkalily
intelleetual expression, in whieh noble
ness, daring and niugimiiiinity were
singularly e'unliined. Ho had a very
alight lisp, whieh gave to eerliiin words
a liici-ing sound, and ihe vxpressiini ol
Ins leatu res guve gn at loree to ins lan
guage. 1 n those Uuys mere were uioie
weullli, arielocraty anil euinvuieu re
finement within n firt iinileiein o of
twenty miles iivouiid Xaleliex thun in
any other portion ol the Slates. Dur
ing tho time Prentiss win teaihing in
the laniily of Mis. Shield ho was in
vited to a neighborhood pal ly, and ho
ing a totul strunger, and nl Unit nine
exiremely aensiiieo us tu his del, inl
ty, ho felt biinroT mgloeted and look
ed down upon by the arieloerulie plant-
era and Imr liulies. uml unjustly Minn-
uted the cause to bis being a p or lame
achooltiiuator. l'lom that, lime lie so
eluded hiniBell to his books and studies,
having resolved to himsell that he
wuuld, to use bis own language, "one
day brine these people to his feet." In
relating this incident Ui the w riter, ho
said it was to tho innrtmcalion wnicn
he Irll on that urcueion that he owed
his future success.
On one of Mr. Prcnlisss visits lo
Xttlchu! the writer, who hud then just
been admitted to tho bar, look u almll
with hint to tho Nutchon Uluft's which
aro aome SOU fed uhove the level ol
tho rivor, and Irom its long roach com
manded a fine view. A uliiriou sun
net, with its crimson hues, was melting
on the western sky, and sprinkling the
decoy clouds with the golden splendor
. i r. . . . 1 I. , t.
ol ltd ruys, wnen i remiss ui-okc lorm
into a rapturous Improvisation, in
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whten me exquisiie uuauiv ui um mir
izuaL'o u na only cnualed by tho gorge-
ius siilendor of tho scene lieloro u.
hen ho nail iimsneu, supposing uu
had been nuoting from sunio author,
tho writer asked where tho supposed
quotation was from. Tupping Ins fore
head with nm tinners no sain, -rrom
hero: I never heard of it bef'oro."
In 1844 Mr. Prentiss moved lo New
Orleans (whore the writer had precod
cd him; and lorniea a partnership wnn
his old confrere. (Jenerul Huston. In
January, 1848, ho was employed In n
suit against Jnmes Irwin, Ihe aon-in-law
of llonrv Clay, to set usido certain
deeds of trust made by James Irwin lo
hi brother Andrew, who lived in l en
ni'ssee. on the irruund of fruud. liun
dull Hunt, one of Ihe ablest advocates
ol the bar. was retained to delend Mr.
Irwin. Tho caso occupied threo days
in luking tho testimony, and creuled
ncneral intereal. On the leHlimony be
ing closed the court adjourned, until
the next day, for tho uignment ol the
case. There was a great ileal ol" leel
ing on both sides, til d no little clash
ing and spurring beiwo n the counsel.
As Ihey were going duwn tho Court
House steps, the writer being behind
ilium, ll'inl observed, with a pninpnii",
conflilenl ait, i Well, Prenlisa, 1 ralhur
think you have, got on alliguior case
lo handle." "Yes," replied I'reiiliss,
with his hissing lisp, "it ia an ulhgutor
aso, Hunt, uml I'm going to skin him
lo-moriow. Anil In) Kept ins woru.
Tho next day the court room Was
crowded to its nltio-t cupucitr, Mr.
I'rentias, in annulling up and eoinuivnt-
iug upon the evidence before tho jury
dealt in burula ol acuthiiig, wilhetiiig
rtmctions on tho ctuiductol I tin do
lohdant. "Why, gentlemen," said he,
the evidence before Von nliowa that
thin man, James Irwin, in robbing his
uredilont, has not shown even the com
mon honesty, of the high wa man,
much h hiiccuraa, (or the highway
man. In lakinif spoil dor il at tho risk
of his life, while bo wan never known
lo stoop ao low aa to poo me poor.
Hore Mr. Prentiss mado a deep pause,
and, at il reflecting on tho severity of
the laniuauo bo had used, ho turned
from the jury and tbua addreased the
Court: ' Muy it pleano the Court, on
reflection. I deem It my duty, in the
presence of ihia vast assemblage, to
tunoer an apology mr in ianu.w i
have lust permitted to escape from my
hps; (profound avnsation) for in the
oldun (Jays of chivalry when knight er
rantry prevailed, there a nobility.
a generosity and magnanimity in the
soul ot tho chivalrous nignwsyman
never nosaeaaed by the defendant in
this rase." The Court and counsel for
tho defendant looked conloondotl, while
n bust of irropreasihlo applause broke
liinh from Him audience, mr. i remiss
continued: 'I ihoniforn, feel compelled
10 do juslico to tho memory ol tho
knightly honor ot the highwayman for
having connected his namo with that
ut a man so degraded and disgratwd,
and mako my apology to theCvartlor
the wrong I have commuted. i nen,
rwlnrninn- in the IlirV. lie Said I "A
more flilinir and appropriate comparf
son, gentlemen, would be lo aaaocialc
tbo namo of James Irwin Willi that ol
ihnati-alLhv.liL'ht flncered nick poclwt,
who robs you whilo uol kriowing that
yo are robbed." T lis effect was blast
ins and nain fullr wltheiinff, and which
no effort of the genius and eloquence
nf Ruiidull Hunt could obliterate.
tiss had skinned the alligator.
The result wus that young Henry l Iny
lrwin.lhooldoslson of Mr. Irwin.aspiri
ted young mun only 22 Yea is old, sent by
tho hands of hia second, Mr. Hubert
Johnson, of Kentucky, a peremptory
challenge to Prentiss. Tho friends of
Mr. Prentiss. Kuillio Peyton, the Unit:
ed Stales District Attorney, and the
lute Alex. C. Bullitt, editor of the Pi
cayune, advised him to declino tho chal
lenge on the ground that lio was not
responsible lor lunguatro used profes
sionally, and that Mr. James Irwin on
ly had the right to demand satisfaction,
which was done to save ynung Ir
win, as they felt the duel would move
fulitl to him. lint Prentiss mid the
challenge stated that young Irwin's
father was unablo to attend lo sucn
mutters, and if ho declined it would
only lead to aUvel tight i that lit ad
mired Ihe spirit ol the gallant boy und
appreciated his noble feelings, and ihere
being no alternative, ho wus compelled
to L'ivo him satisfaction. Tho chal
lengo was consequently accepted, and
time given lo Mr. Prentiss to ariangu
his ull'uirs. In the meanwhile (icncrul
Huston wus called in consultation. Ho
advised that if it was possible lo cfl'ect
n reconciliation, it should he done, as
tho result in any alternative would
prove fatally disastrous to the families
of both parties, the aunt of young Ir
win being the wife of John Bell, ot
Tennessee, who was the great friend
of Prentiss. (Jen. Huston suggested
that II. (J. Hurney and U. F. Morse be
selected to act us umpires, and accom
pany ihe parlies to the ground. Tho
principals and seconds met ut Puss
Chrisliunin February, 181K The weap
ons chosen were pistols, ut ten puces
It wus then proposed to Mr. Irwin's
seconds that Harney and Morse bo call
ed in us umpires before tho principals
were placed, w hich wus finally agreed
In, subject to bo accepted or rejected.
Alter coiisnlluiuiii Harney unit Morse
drew up the billowing :
"Tho difficulty between Mr. Irwin
and Mr. Prentiss having been referred
to lis by their respective tiiends, wo
are of tho npininn that Mr. I'routiss
liuveleil nut ol llio recnr,l in uie use oi
the offensive expressions coinpluincd
ol, which it is Hieivtoi'c Ihoniuy oi .nr.
I'reiiliss cbeei fully, frankly, und fully
to relruet.
This wus accepted by tho friends of
the conihutiihls, and Prentiss, nccoid
ingly, with his characteristic cordial
and innnaninions feelings, mniio the
umeiidu Ironnrublo lo the great joy ot
the Irieiids and families of both parlies.
For several dnys, however, telcgrnph c
rumors tilled thu country that n hos
lilo meeting bud tuken pluce. and that
l'niitias was ki ed. .Mr Uuv alter
wurd wrote Prentiss tt letter id thuiiTis
and gratitude for his noblu conduct.
lboseqnullo Ins happy recolicina
lion finally ended in a terrible tragedy.
luiing Irwin luiiigol a ensinvc, higu
toned until iv, could mil easily banish
Irom his mind the stuin that he con
eeived had been fixud upon his lather's)
honor. Jiotwithstiinding tho fullest
retruction that Prentiss bud made, wub
expressions ot llio deepest regret, and
beanies writing a nolo to iiuncn. jon.i
son honoring and appreciating the gal
lantly of young li win, and agum muK
intf tho most generous concessions,
young Irwin writhed under tho sting
ot condcmniilion wnnn ne ten puuiic
opinion had pionounccd tigumst his
father. In vain be struggled to free
himself from this hideous phantom
which haunted him day and night. He-
sorting lo dissipation to drive away its
memories, ho indulged to excess, and
in his delirium, alter being up ull night,
hu retired tu his room ut thu St. Charles
Hotel ubcul 4 o'clock in the morning,
when soon afterw ard a pistol shot w as
heard, and the proud spirit ot young
Henry Clny Irwin was loiind to have
tukeu its flight to another world.
By condiments wo moan substances
like sugar, spices, vinegar and others
that are employed to impart flavor
and piquancy to tho staple lootls
They are usually regurded as nou es
senlisl, and some writers on dietetics
have gono so fur as to condemn their
use, unless in ruro instunces mid in the
most infinitesimal proportions. J, ike
all good things they aro liable to ho
abused, but when properly used they
aro vuluitble elements inourduily food.
Prof. Voit, of Munich, limn whom
there is no higher uuthority on such a
subject, considers that their impor-
tunco has not been sufficiently recog
nixed. It is not enough that tood
should ooniam uhmont iry principles in
proper quantity ; lo render it really
nutritious there must also he a supply
ol condiment. These huvo been coin
pured to oil in u niucliinu. which nei
ther Inukea good Ibu watu of material
nor supplies motive power, yet causes
it to work bettor they render csseu
Hal scivicu in thu processes id nutri
Hon though Ihey n re not ol themselves
uhlo lo prevent the waste ol any part
of the body. "A dietary deprived of
condiments, a mere mixture ot ulilneii
lary principles without tostu or smell,
is unendiiruble, and causes, nausea und
vomiting." Il is not until condiments
aro added to aliment that it really be
comes tood. Kxireinu hunger muy en
able us to dispense with them, as it
muy compel us lo duvour w hut at other
limes would be disgusting, but under
ordinary circumstances ihey are uu
esseutiui part of our diet.
Condiments bavo au important in
flueiice upon thu process ui digestion
and nutrition. The mere sight or
thought of a savory dish "makes the
mouth water, --that is, II makes the
salivury glands pour out their secre
tion copiously, which is an important
stage in digestion, especially lor cer
tain article of food. Experiments
made upon dogs show that a similar
effect is produced upon the gastric se
cretion, and lb us the work ol digestion
is further promoted, The loss ol thu
sense of lusle would be not merely a
lists of enjoyment, but a positive inju
ry to tho digestive system. The very
smell ot food muy do ui good, just as
certain odor will restore a person who
has fronted. .
It does -not follow because Condi
mcnis are uselul, that we may not
have too much ot them; on the con
trarv. their beat ell'ocl depends upon
llieir being used in moderation. 1 lie
more decided tho flavor ot any article
ol tuod, the sooner does It pull upon
Ibe appetite. Jl is una ol the peculiar
merits of French cookery thai flavors
are so delicately blended ; no one is
specially prominent, and yet by their
different comhiiialions a wonderlul va
riety of appetising effects is produced
We Yankees, like the English, are apt
to use condiments in a cotrso, reckless
way, and thus miss their liner and
more exquisite effects, boeidca losing
much ot ilia henent that might be do
privod Irom them. By a nicer cars in
their employment, iho plaiuesl and
simplest diet might bo mado at once
more) delicious and more digestible.
Journal o! CArmofry.
i.tuioN or honor phrsipknt
Auoelalcd Prel Dl.patob
Tho llerahl't speeiul cable gives a full
account of tho closing of thu Paris Ex
position and tho distribution of awards.
Preparation for this event had occu
pied several months, and the result
was magnificent and imposing. The
great gliiss roofed nave, usually devo
ted to tho purposes of a winter garden,
was converted into a vast hall, with
boarded floor, carpeted with crimson
and qiherwiso decorated with all that
taste characteristic of the French.
The eye wns Tnmpleicly satisfied by
all the conditions of llio great specta
cle, with tho vastness ot tho iiropor-
lions, with the brilliant but harmoni
ous color, perfect and softly subdued
hy light, and with tho curelul adapta
tion of the decorations and devices to
the occasions.
.Nothing could bo more admirable
than the urningemenls. Each ticket
bore on its liico the number of the sec
tion und number of the seat lo which
tho holder was assigned, whilo on Iho
ruverso sido was a diagram of tho pal
ace, indicating the enlranco to each
section. The (lias, or central platform
lor the President ol tho Republic and
tho authorities wus situated in tho cor
ner tnuuro nearest tho Place do la
Concorde. At un elevution of twenty
feet was llio platform, containing six
ty seats lor tbo Chief Executive, for
eign princes, diplomats, Presidents and
Bureau of iho two chuinbers of Legis-
lulure, special Ambassadors, Ministers
and Periods of tho Seine, Chief of Po
lice and siibordinnte Cubincl ollicers.
Tho staircase hading to this plat
form wus flunked by two enormous
pedestals, decorated with various tro
phies ol industry und science. Al each
side were beiiuliliilly decorated hoxes.or
stalls, specially sd apart lor the wives
of President .yucJIuhon, ot (.unmet
Ministers und of members of iho Dip
lomatic Corps. In a spueo separating
the "scuts of honor" Irom tho logn of
the Indies wci chairs for regular For
eign Ainhiissadots, Foieign Commis
sioners, tliclicncrul Uninmis-ion ol me
ExpOf-ilion and Council of tho Legion
ol Honor. Rising gradually, tier above
tier, tho scats reached the hrst galle
ry, which runs around the building
On both sides ol the stage and in front
ol il, in the first gallery, wero n largo
number of boxes for ladies.. On the
benches reaching up Irom tho scuts of
honor to tho gallery were pluccs lor
Council ol Stale, llio magistracy, mu
nicipal councillors, Deputies, Senator
and members ol ihe Bar.
ln front ol the dias wero 3 000 seals
for the lucky persons wjio hod obtain
ed prizes, these, scats being formed in
two immense pquures, separated from
tho other poilion of the nave by a
wide passage, beyond which again
wero place 'for the' thousand jurors.
Beyond tht) jurors was an inclined
plane, with seats for 8,000 spectators,
raised so that cvory person could dis
tinctly see everything that transpired
on tho dius.
Precisely al ten minutes lo ope
o'clock, M. drew, with tho Bureau of
Deputies, arrived and took seats on llio
I.. ... .1... I..O it. lruMi,lM,if
sirundo to llio led of the President
amid tho cheer of the spectators. Im
mediately atler followed Due d'AudifT-
I ret Pasquier, with the lliirenu ol the
Senate; these were seated lo the right
ot the Chair. At five minutes to two
tho booming nf cannon announced the
upproacb ot Iho Presidential cortege,
which had made a sensation as it pass-
ed through Iho principal streets Irom
the Elysees. The Marshal President,
dressed in the full unilorm of his rank
in .the army, entered the nave preced
ed by the Introducer of Ambassadors
and Muster of Ceremonies. On his
right walked Don Frnncicco d',
on his loll His Royal Highness the
Prince of Wales, and followed by the
Duo d'Aosta, Count of 1' landers and
tho Prince of Sweden, who took their
souls on tho estrado in the order Hull
cutcd. A defile then took place ot the
foreign soldiers and guardsmen sent to
the Exhibition, and who preceded (he
delegations ot Iho nine groups ol ex
Inbilurs. Tho United State marines
received a special ovation, being greet
ed with hearty cheer.' Then ciimo
the delegatus of ihe nino grouiis, pro
ceded by banners and defiled before
the Marshal.
Each president of a group ascended
the estrado and received Irom the Min
ister ot Agriculture a book containing
a cutuloguo of awards. This portion
of the ceremony being over Iho Mur
uhul arose and read hia address, in
which occurred tho billowing passa
ges, that were most enthusiastically
cheered :
1 When tho government of the Re
public convened the snvuns, artists
and mechanics of ull nations lo meet in
our capital, Franco was just emerging
from a painlul strife, and her industry
had not escuped the force of that vast
commercial crisis which depressed bu
siness throughout the globe. Yut the
exhibition ol 1878 has equaled, if not
surpassed, Its predecessors. Let its
thank God. who. to oonsolo our coun
try, has permitted l hat this great and
peaceful glory should be reserved for
it Wo may declare theso happy re
sults with profound sutislactiuii, bo
cause, In our Idea, iho success oi mo
International Exhibition redounds to
thu honor of France, lint il does not
become us simply toencouragoariand
exhibit tho improvements made with
regard lo the various means of produo
lion. Wo have boon uble, in a most
earnost and convincing manner, to
demonstrate thai seven your passed
in refleclion and devoted lo labor have
suffered to repair the most terrible dis
asters that ever betel a nation. The
world has witnessed tho strength of
our credit, the abundance of our re.
sources, the peace and quiet of our
cities, the content nl our populations,
the instruction and gcsnl discipline ol
our army, aa now reconstructed, testi
fying to an organisation whieh 1 am
convinced will be fecund and durable.
Our national ambition has not been
arrested by disaster. It wo have be
come larseeitig, prudent and more la
borious we shall become still mora so,
and, in memory of our mislortunra,
maintain and develop among us Ihe
spirit of concord, absolute leaped for
our institution and laws, and ardent
and disinterested love of country.
The Minister of Agriculture and
Commerce replied lo the Marshal in a
long speech, which was iinperfeely
hoard throughout the hall. M. tier-
gcr then proclaimed the names of the
foreign extnuiiora so nil lien to ine uu
irreiil grades ot the Legion of Honor.
Among Americans decors ted were the
following :
Richard C. MuCnrmik, Commissioner
General, commander; Frederick A. V,
llsrnard, President of Columbia Col
lego, oflloer; Andrew I). White, Presi
dent of Cornell University, olllecr;
Prof. Wm. P. llluke, chovahorj Mr.
Edward II. Knight, chevalier; Wm.
W. Story, chevalier.
A number ot exhibitors wero also
decorated. Of those wore: Charles
Tiffany, eilvorwaro ; Thomas A. Edi
son, phonograph ; Elisha Gray, tele
phone ; flrewsler & Co., carriages; j.
A. liridgmun, srust.
Cyrus II. McCormick, of Chicago,
and Walter A. Wood, who were decor
ated as chevaliers in 1870, wero mado
The following, attached lo Iho Amer
ican Commission, wero also mado cho
valicrs: A. II. Girard, Foreign Secre
tary; Henry Pet lit, architect; Homer
Pickering, Superintendent M Alachin
cry ; John I). Philbrick, Superintend
ent ol Iho Julucational Section ; 1). M.
Armstrong, Superintendent of tho Art
liallery; Lieutenant ji. il. Hacking
hum, Xuvul Attache
General McCormick had been asked
if ho hud any recommendations to mako
in tho matter of decorations, and ho
replied that he had none, as ho know
ol no rule by which he could aiscrimi
nato between his assistant commission
ers and tho exhibitors and jurors.
The proceedings were ull over by
three o'clock. Paris, ho-rovcr, kept
up the file. The houses were decora
ted with varioiiB flags and devices, and
scenes of excitement and gaiety were
observable everywhere. To-night the
city was brilliantly illuminated ami all
thu streets wero thronged. Tho Min
ister of Agriculture and Commerce, M
I'ort, guve a grand banquet, at which
tho Foreign Ministers, his colleagues
and many other distinguished guests
wero present.
Thomas Ewing Sherman, son ol tho
General, who wus curulully educated
for the bur, according lo thu desiro ol
his tulhur, prefers the Church and is
about to go to Europe to lit himself for
the priesthood. This fact is one of
more than ordinary interest. Young
Sherman incurs the displeasure of bis
lulher opposes his wUhus with evident
regret in thus turning Irom tho puth
murked out for him by his fond parent
and retiring from thu world to under
take the arduous and pecuniarily un
profitable labors of a clerical life in the
order ot Jesuits. To most peop.e this
chok e of a profession will seem a sacri
fice, and many will pronounce it lool
ish. This young man hud a brilliutil
and promising f uture before him. The
favorite son ot the (icncrul of llio Army,
whose tumo us a soldier is world-wide ;
connected on ull sides by alliance in
social life tho most powerful and re
spocluble ; carefully educated and pre
pared for tho legal profession nothing
seemed wanting but his own ambition
lur him to enter upun a lite radiant
with prom iso und lull of assurances ol
success and worldly happiness. Prob
ably no young man in tins country ever
had more powernu reasons lor adopt
ing the courso ol life murked out for
him hy bis lather. General Sherman
had evidently set great store by the
young man, and entertained high hopes
ol bis success in mo. lie nau sent nun
to Georgetown College, wbero ho took
iho full course of classics and mathe
matics. Yule instructed him in the
natural sciences and modern languages,
and the St. Louis Law School uf tho
Washington University graduated him
but a few weeks ago. Tbo stem Gen
eral hud probably cast the horoscope
of his son with bright visions of a pub
lic life at the Bur, on the llench, in the
Nutionul Councils and Cabinet, and,
perhaps, in even a higher position
And theso wero all within reuch and
reason, it the young man bud fairly de
veloped the Sherman Ewing character
us exempnnud c-y his kinsmen on ooiu
sides of bis houso. But this young
scion of 'the Sherman slock decided
otherwise, and as is evident from his
published letter to his kinsman, Pofes
sor Ruber, not without a painful strug
gle between his natural affections und
religious convictions, a fact which docs
credit to him as a worthy son, solicit
ous to render the blow to hi stern but
kind lutber as light as possible. He
s.tys that ho takes the lull responsibil
ity of tho step as, indeed, he alono
must and without his luther "ap.
proval or consent" to whom the young
mini's choice must indued have ap
peared "startling and strange." The
occurrence is notable as an act of inde
pendence, in view of the surroundings,
of a choice hy a young man with every
thing to bind him to the world of u
calling and profession, which, in our
tune and country, is not surrounded by
attractions fur pride or ambition.
Young Sherman is now in liis twenty-
third year. His term of probation ol
seven years, according lo the rigorous
discipline ot the Jesuits, will expire
with his thirtieth your tho youngest
ago if we may use the term allowed
or oidliialion by this order. 1 ueti he
will bo fairly and fully launched upon
his new cureer 8 celibate lulher in
the Church of liome. Should he prove
pulpit man of a high order, great
possibilities await him, lor the Old
Church, as history shows, is ever politic
and utilizes brains and position in the
shrewdest and most tolling manner, it
is not dillicult to imagine, if young
Sherman possesses a tube of the quail-
tic of a Mussillon, a Iloiirdulone or a
Chateaubriand, that In return to his
native land would creulo a decided
sonsulion. Indued, it may be thai the
name of Sherman, already fumihar to
the public ear in connection with a
General, a Cabinet Minister, a Senator
and a Judge, In say nothing of old
Roger of the Revolution, will yet ho
associated with the now dignity of an
American Card'nal. I'hUa. Jiecord.
They told Lord Erskino that a cer
tain man was "dcau, ana tnai no
lull 200,000." His lordship replied,
"Thai's a poor capital to begin tho
next world wilh." Whit a fniluro was
tbut man's Idol Ho got no good of
his 200.000 in tins world, and did not
get biniscll ready fur tho next. What
did he do? W hat i the grand result
of bis life, of his toil, of his anxious
lavs and sleepless nights r Kept Has
long as ho could. Why did ho rot
keep it forever? Ho died. W hat be
came ol it? IIo lea ill To whom?
To thoso who came after, and to the
soiiubhlej of con r is. It any good in
the world ever camo out oi mm
000. no thanks are due to him. Ho
..A a. . -P-I.I. j.infl
kepi il as lung as ho could, anJ left it
only because he could not carry It
with him.
Worldly ambition I founded on
nrido or envy, but emulation or laud
able ambition. I actually founded on
humility, for it evidently Implies that
we bavo low opinion ol our present
attainments, and think it necessary to
bo advanced.
"A Bible which formorly bclongod
to George Washington, and was pre
sented to bim by the author, u
vcrtiaed by a Western bookseller.
M. Carriore, a French writer pub
lishes somo interesting particulars re
garding the preservation of potatoos
during tho winter ami spring. The
methods usually employed lie charac as both good and bod ; good,
becnuso tho atmosphere ot cellars or
pits is usually damp enough to prevent
l no toospeeuy evaporation oi wuier
Irom the lubors, ami bad, because the
cellars aro olmost invariably kepi clos
ed, so that occasionally tbo tempera-
turo rises considerably and induces the
vory evil most to he avoided, namely,
the sprouting out of buds. In storing
potatoes for seed or culuiury purposes,
the muin object In viow is lo prevent I
their germination, so that it may not
bo necessary to pick out the Dunning
eyes, a process wnicn invariant)' in
duces a rupid deterioration in quality
and strengiii. lo prevent iius, me
store places should be wholesome, dry.
and frerltj ventilated. I n extremely cold
weather the lomporuturo must he rais
ed hy artificial means, hut an excess ol
warmth is to be curctuiiy guarded
against ; it is sufllcient lo keep the tem
perature just ahovo Ireezing point, tho
arrival of which may bo proved, in the
absence of a thermometer, by the ap
peuianco of ico on a sliullow pan ol
water purposely kept in tbo store
placo. These measures suffice in tho
case of potatoes intended for planting
out, but where they nro required lor
domestio consumption the tutther pre
caution must hu liiken of shielding
them from the action uf light. If this
bo not done, tho tubers are apt to turn
green, a change which is nothing to
their detriment for seeding purposes,
but which is attended by chemical al
terations that give them a bitter taste,
and quite spoils them for domestic use.
Hy attention lo theso poiiils.M.Canicro
bus succeeded in keeping old poluloos
in good puhttuhle condition up lo tho
middle ol June, or sometimes, as in Iho
iiresetit vear. to the middle of July, hv
which (Sate llio new potatoes nro no
longer scarce, dear, and Instolcss, as is
the cuso at the time n o old stock
usually goes out.
A few days ago an Italian, culling
himself Felix Boriiichi, went to el
don. North Carolina, with a big black
bear, which ho exhibited on (ho streets
Tho animal was trained and afforded
entertainment for men and hoys. It
danced, turned somersaults, stood on
its head and performed ull of tho usuul
tricks. As it wub inclined tobolui ocinus
at times, its master kept n heavy muz
zle on it as a safeguard, und never on
any occasion took this oil', for il was
made lurgo and in sucu a way as 10
ufl'ord ample provision for the animal
to partake ot us tood with u on
On Friday Bernichi's receipts were
greater than usuul, and on (ho strength
uf this ho betook himself lo a sample
room near by, whore begot gloriously
drunk. He then tamo forth again
with Bruin, and told the crowd ol by
standers that he would show them
something they bad never seen before.
He unfustunod iho muzzle and look il
off. No sooner bud this been done
than the pet bounced him and begun '
to "chaw'1 on his throat. Tho crowd
thought that this wus only some part
of the show, and looked on wilh . in
creased interest. Thopoormon yelled ;
but as ho was in the huhit of yelling
and making a great noise when he Was
exhibiting tho bear, no attention was
paid to them. Presently the blocd
rushed out und Borniehi fell. Some
one then rushed lo his assistance, und
found thai ha wus dead.
The hour hud taken a large pieco ol
flesh out (r bis noeli and devoured it,
and in a few minutes the showman
was dead. Il then dashed across tho
minds of the lookers on what had hap
pened. Tho struggles of tho man with
llio bloody monster was terrible. Tho
bear was shot, and Borniehi was buried
in the town cemetery.
Thoro aro many profound remarks
of Lord Bucon upon the philosophy of
religion strangely overlooked by Hur
bert Spencer, Huxley, Tyndull and
others, who glory in being his disciples
within tho spheru of the inductive
phikisophy in its application to the
fuels und phenomena of nature. Thus,
for example, thoir great master has
said that a little philosophy inclinclh
man's mind to utbeiein, but depth in
philosophy bringolb men's minds about
lo religion ; for while the mind of mun
lookeih upon socond cause scattered,
it may sometimes rest in them and go
no further j but when it Uholdeth the
chain of them confederate and linked
together, it must needs fly lo Provi
dence und Deity. And with direct re-
to re nee to tho function and limits of
thu human understanding, he further
says, "tho prerogative of (Ju l oxtond-
elh as well lo the reason os to ino in
ot man, so that wo arc to obey If is law,
though wo find a reluctnlion in our
It is said that when Oliver Cromwell
visited YorkminstorCothedriil.iii Eng
land, he saw in one of iho apartments
stalnes ot tho twelve apostles ill silver.
Who aro thoso fellows there r he
asked as bo npprouched them. On be
ing inlormed he replied, "Tuko them
down, anil let them go about doing
good." They wero taken down apd
melted and put into his treasury. Thcro
are many who like theso silver apos
tle, are too stiff lor service in much
that tho Lord's work requires. Some
are too nice, some too lorinul, somo dis
inclined. They stand or sit stiff and
stately In thoir dignity, and sinners
may go unsaved and believers itncoin
forled. unhclped, tor all tho elTort they
will mako lo uu a nanu 10 servo mem.
They need melting down and to ho
sent about doing good, Sialuury
Christians, however burnished and ele
gant they may be, are ot litllo roul
sorvico in the kingdom oi jesus.
em i aw,
A Strange PARAixn.. A Hjb
Francisco paper sa s that the eonvicts
in tho Stale Prison huvo contributed
moro to tho relief of the yellow lever
sufferers than the Stale olllecr at nac-
ramento : tho newsboys more thun the
railway ofBoers, and the theaters mure
than the churches.
Wouldst thou multiply thy rishes,
diminish them wisely : or wouldst thou
make thy ostato entire, divide it char
itably. Seed llial are acaueruu m
crease; but, hoarded up they perish.
Uneasy and ambilluus gentility is
always spurious. 1 ha garment which
one has long worn never sits uncom
tortobly. ' ""
"Think wrong and welcome," suid
Leasing ; "but think ;" and that max
im is tho plain corner-stone of great
ness. ,
Tht public wishes Itself to be man
aged like s woman one must say
nothing to It but what it likoa lo hear.
$2 per annui-i :.a Advance.
NEW SE1UES-V0L. 19, NO. 43.
11 Y VI. L. McQl'OWN.
boll or honor.
Wo have concluded to place under
this caption a report of ull tho schools
in the county that reach one hundred
per cent, of tiltendunco any orevcry
month of tho term. In our opinion
the school that cun boast of one hun
dred per cent, of attendance, is worthy
ot public notice and praise. Teachers
who Biiocccd in reaching this high
slundard, will conler a lavor by re
porting to us nl once, giving a full ac
count of their school, and telling how
they succeeded in securing such rcgu
lur ut tendance. Mr. J. 11. Mead, teacher
ol Lii k Run school, in Gushcn town
ship, has the first honor in this direc
tion. J. D. Flcgal, teacher of school
No. B-, In tho same township, reached
one hunflren per cent, ol gins ana
nincty iiiiio per cent, of boys. IIo has
not as yet sent ill bis report. We sub
mit Mr. Mead's report as sent in :
Lick Run, Pa , Oil. 23, 1878.
I huvo tho pleasure of sending you
the following report ol my school. Al
tho close of month ending October 9th,
I had enrolled eighteen scholars, and
bad an average attendance of seven
teen: 1 hirteen came li days and be
longed 22 days ;' ono camo 21) days
and belonged 22 days; ono cunio 21
days and belonged 21 days ; one came
17 duys and belonged . 17 duys ; one
camo 15 days and belonged 15 days;
one came 7 days and belonged 7 dnys.
The percent, of attendance during ihe
month was ono hundred. Three of
my pupils refused to go to the show
oo tho lOih of October in order thai
they might huvo a clear record in
in school. (An example oi fidelity
rarely found ill tho nverngo school.
En.) Tho nverogo grade on reports
sent to parents at the end nf iho month
was ninety. Pultons and scholars
manifest the greatest interest in tho
school. lU'speclluHy submitted.
John II. Mead, Teacher.
Very favorable reports have reached
us from a nninbei ol districts In which
institutes wero organized on Saturday
October 20th. Tho outlook lor success
ful work in this direction is very en
coraging. Tho great political demon
stration at Puilipsbiirg off that duy In
(irleiej lo some extent with work in
lite southeastern part of the county,
hut this is not significant of a lailure!
n,l,..r nf icncber, bare informed
us that ihey intend going to work in
earnest. There are u low scattered
about who seem to ho opposed lo this
means of improvement, as well as every
thing else which hue for its object ad
vancement. It Is gratifying lo us to
know that we have struck a means by
which wo can discriminate between
the two classes that engngo in the
woik ot touching, and we are satisfied
that such information will come as a
beacon light lo guide us in our future
efforts to sustain tho dignity of Iho
To satisfy innumerable questions
tbnut a list of questions to teach, as a
general lesson in history and fennsyi
vunia Geography, we will slato thai
each teacher is privileged to select his
or her own. Wo may get tho timo to
select a sufllcient number of questions
und publish tbcm in this column for
tho uso ot schools and teachers.
Mr. Silas Recce, organized a Liter
ary Society at Blue Bull, where bo is
leaching, on Friday evening, Oct. 25.
Tho dipthcrin is so hod in some parts
of Girad township, that ono school has
been compelled to close.
Two hundred and filly teachers at
tended tho Ucrks county teachers in
Among numerous compositions re
ceived train scholars, wo publish tho
following instructive one, verbatim:
Deau teacher: According to your
request for composition, I, in my hum
bio way, will endeavor lo givo you a
limited description ol Tiiiiadoipiiia.
Tho poniilulioi), as 1 find, of this Una
ker Cuv. is CJ4.022. It borders on
the Demwuro and bcbuyikill rivers, a
short distnnco abovo their junction.
The city is twenty miles long and
eight miles wide. Its streets are
straight and its people bettor housed
thun in any oilier large city in mo
world. It has a mogninceiil parK con
taining 11,000 acres of land, and a num
ber ol public squares. It is noted tor
its benevolent, uterury una scicniinc
institutions. Philadelphia was select
ed as the proper place for Iho Jnter-
natlnnul hxposition ol IoiK, commem
orating the anniversary of tho Dot-la-riilionolTndependencc.
The exhibition
plateau stands one hundred and twen
ty toot above llio ncuuyiKiii unu is ai
ways swept by a delightful breeze.
Tho principal buildings wore nvo in
number, viz: Main Hull of Exhibition,
Mcmoriul Hull, or Art duller?, Agri
cultural Hull, Horticultural Hall and
Machinery Hull. 1 heso cover a total
urea of about forty eight acres and
((institute the principal cdiHco only.
The muin exhibition building is a par
allelogram in shupo 1.8S0 loot long,
and 4i!l fool wide. Il is 70 feet high
with cenlrnl lower 120 high. Iho
is, si of the Main lluilding was 11,580,-
000. Fearing I have made a groat
many mistakes, 1 will closo my first
X our r riunu and ocnoisr,
SlI'llltnillA I'AOE.
Kaiitiiaus, Oct. 10, 1878.
PiNriii.n, Oct. 20, 1878.
The teachers of Huston School Dis
I rift convened and organised their
Insiiiniii tor the term of 1878-9. The
olliuers elected wore as follows: Presi
dent, A. II. Rosenkrans; Secretary,
Wm. Postlcthwait ; r.xecuiiro tnm
miltee. Geo. W. Weaver, W. A. Am
brose. Mrs. Animormun. Teachers
nnwiit: G. W. Weaver. A. H. Rosen-
kruiis, W. S. Lulher, W. A. Ambrose,
Tin. Egun, in. Postlathwuit and
Mr. Amtnorman.
Respectfully submitted,
Wm. PosTi.E.iiWAir, See'y.
, "Do you like your teacher f" asked
one little girl ol another.
- Indeed, 1 don't," was the prompt
"Why?" asked tho first, innocently.
'Because she's just ns sossy to mo
as my own mother I"
Evidently thoro is ono tcachrr who
does not know her place.
Wo aro all sculptor and painters,
and our material is our own flesh and
blood and bones. Any noblenoss bo
gins fit onco to refine a man's loalnre,
and mcannes or sensuality to imbrute
them. Thnrcau.
I No teacher who want to be a sue
eoss. or Is success. In hie work, can
afford to be without an educational
Line, written e Ibe death ef K.rf ltd,
daeghirr ef J,ba aad S. i. Peals I
Tbna bait goae and loft as, Ad..
Yoa have left Ji iH ee leaaecea.,
Bit we hc-f e ihet we will Brest ye
) iMSto&e-itUtt! :';
Tb'ia ba.t suffered much oa earth, Ada,
But iby aufferleg. bow ar. o'er,
A.d I hope tbet we will bimI Joa,
la that peeeeful land. ,
Uow ws king te see reo, Ada,
Standing here with na enee eaere,
Put you hare gees aad left as. Ads,
And yoa Barer eea retera.
She eallrd her el.tera aad her brothere,
And bade them all good bye.
Tben wiih a eolut end peaeelal amilo
She told ua .be mast dis.
Now ws gatbsr arouad the table,
And ace Iby vacant ebair,
0b, bow it make, ua think of thee, Ada,
Hut our daughter la aot there.
And whea the children semes at see, 1
To ssy to as good Bight,
There I. one eoiee we do aot hear.
That Bled lo make home hrlgku
flBAUPlAB tlli-LS. Sept. itb. 1S7.
Religion may bo tested by its results,
by its power; not now directly over
matter, hut over the soul, the charac
ter. We may test different religiou
systems by comparing the effect oo a
nation or community.
As to sudden death, I never could
pray to bo delivered from It, but only
to bo ready fur it. God alone, who
knows our Ira me and lemperamont,
knows by what deatb we can best
glorily liim. Sudden death may be
to many a great blessing. ,
"Sec," said an ecclesiastic, holding
nut a bowl of money bvforo Thomas
Aquinas, "tho Church has no longer to 1
say, 'Silver and gold have I none.' "
"True," replied the stern ascetic, "and
no longer is she able to say to the lame
man, 'Stund up and walk.' "
There are many nnxiotics that make
us "lio awuko" in this world of perils
and disasters. ''To morrow morning I
will go and draw that deposit out of
the bank," says the wakeful merchant,
whoso suspicions have been aroused as
to its safety. But tbo true believer
can lio down and sleep serenely. His
deposit for eternity is secure.
Good old Bishop Aylmer, one day
looking upon bis drowsy flock, com
menced and read them a chapter from
iho Hebrew Bible, to which of course
they listened with open-mouthed as
tonishment, only to be reproved by tho
good man for sleeping when he was
preaching what ihey could understand,
and waking up when be was reading
something ihey could not.
Thcro nro men of tusto, men whose
natural refinement leads them to enjoy
contact with whatever is good and
beautiful, who yet are quite unable to
form un opinion on a picture or lo
know whether two colors hormin'zc.
And thcro aro men who, loving the
science of music wilh tho greatest ar
dor, aro yet unaffected by it sympa
thetically ; lo whom it is a scienco and
nothing more ; who are not touched
by it.
Almost any husbnnd would leap in
to Ihe sea or rush into a burning edifice
to rescue a perishing wife. But to un-
If" convenience or biPpineH
of a wile in some email matter, the neg.
led of which would bo unobserved, i
a more eloquent proof of tenderness.
This shows a mindful fondness which
wonts occasion in which to express it
self. And llio smaller tho occasion
seized upun, the moro intensely aft'eo- .
donate is Ibe attention paid.
A young Parisian, noted forhisgraco
and readiness a a second in many
duels, was asked by a friend to accom- .
puny him to tho mayor sotuce to utnx
his signattiro ns a witness to the mat
rimonial registry. Ho consented, but
when tho scene was reached tbrgot
himself. Just as the mayor was ready
for the last formalities, be broke out :
"Gentlemen cannot this affair bo ar
ranged ? Is there no way of prevent
ing this sad occurrence?"
Tommy is just old enough to under
stand literally what he hears in church,
a placo he dreads to go to, for Sunday
is a duy oi inisory to him. The other
morning be came heme in gloomy
stato of mind, and confidentially in
formed bis mother that be didn't want
to go to heaven. Upon boing asked
why, ho said there was too much Sun
day thero, for ho heard Ibo minister
read out of a book that it was a place
'whero congregation! nover break up,
and Sabbaths never end," and he
thought one Sunday a week was all he
could stand.
Ho who hears the Word and doc
not do il is a monster in religion. Ue
is all bead and ears, having noilher
hands to work with nor foot to wlk
with. Thore is a disease to which
children are Bubjcct, callod tho rickets,
wherein their heads swell as large as
two beads, and their legs are crooked,
which binders their going. We have
many rickety Christians; they hear
much and iheir heads swell with emp
ty notions and undigested opinions,
but their walking is pcivorso. Every
such person is a mocker ot God, a de
ceiver of himself, a discouragor ot min
isters, a barren soil, a bad servant, a
beholder ol his natural face in a glass,
a builder of bis houso upon the sand.
A mothor and babo wero among
the passengers at tho Central depot in .
Detroit. Sho had tho child carefully
wrapped up, and this fact, perhaps, at
tracted tho attention of a big fellow
with a threo-story overcoat and a rusty
salchel in his hand. Sitting down be
side her ho roiuarkod : "Cold weather
for such lilllo people, isn't it f ' She
faintly nodded. "Doc ho seem to feel
it much?" continued the man. She
shook her bead. "Is it a healthy child ?"
he asked, seeming greatly interested.
"It was up to a few moments ago," she
snapped out; "but I'm afraid he'
smi-llod so much whisky that he'll have
the delirium tremens beforo night I"
Tho man got right up and walked out
of the room, and was afterward seen
buying cloves and cinnamon.
You must measure strength of man
by Ihe power of tholcelings he subdues,
not hy tho power of those which sub
duo bim. And hence, composure i
very often Iho bighost result of strength.
Did wo never eeo a man receive a fla
grant insult, and only grow a lilllo
pulo, and then reply quietly? That
was a man spiritually strong. Or did we
never see a man in anguish stand a ii
carved outof solid rock, mastering bim
sell f or ono bearing a hopeless daily
trial remain silent, and never toll the
wot Id what it was that cankorod his
borne peace? That is strength. Ho
who, wilh strong passions, remain
chaslo ho who, keenly sensitive, wilh
manly power ot indignation in hiaj, can
he provoked, yet can restrain pimaclf
and forgive those are strong nen,
spiritual heroes.
Does any one suppose that if Martha
had been more than taken at her word,
she would really have sat at Jess' feot.
with surrendered and sindling mina r
and that she would not rather have
started upon the remembrance ol soma
loose screw in tho economical machine,
which mast bo set fast ere ber alten
tinn could be at liberty ? And I it not
plain that the ball' of mankind whom
she represent, while lamenting that
their years ar spent in drudgery, and
leave them no time lor wonder, thought,
and love, aro at homo only among the
means of life, and those once ready,
would be perplexed to live.-' Aad It h
that they are always preparing for tt
time that never comes ; one trifle more
of management, and then they will lit
down to wisdom ; and as they run out
on this final orrand without their bat,
death overtake them like a tbundr
shower, and drive tbent to the shelter
that forbids return. . , . . .