Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, March 30, 1881, Image 1

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A f T O R N E Y - A T - L A W ,
I 1 : T S Clearfield, Pa.
V T T O R N K Y - A T - LAW,
Ml Phlllpabnrfr, Centra Co., Pa. j pi
Curworville, Clearfield county, Pa.
ocl. 9, '78-if.
ir Offi.'e in tbo Opem House, ootil, '78. tf.
ClearOeld, Pa.
rtr-Offee one door osst of Show Honss.
TJ1. M. McCULLOUl.n,
IT, -r in Masonic building, Second street, op
ii, the Court House. Jc2,'78-tf.
r c. ARNOLD,
tMenrfleld Country, Pcnn'n.
op '5,77 '
la Opera Hou.e.
office in iho Miisooto Building, over the
C. unit National Hank. uar280.
A X T i ) 11 N E Y S - A T
jsal 11
ClcarHeM, Pa.
HVe ever lbs County National Dank.
June 10, '7Itf.
tirrl class Lire anil File Insuranco Companiss
.TrOITice in the Opera House. -TJ-
. H. M I BRAT.
cratif eoanoB.
dr(mee in Pie's Opera House, seoond floor,
.ITTOH.VEl'-.iT-L.I tr,
til'f'ICU orer T. A. Fleck to.'a Ktore,
ncrtt'iil attend to all bu.lness with
irouii-tnesi and fidelity.
Clearneld, Pa.
6" Legnl bnsiness attended to promptly wlthj
itity. titHoe on tjeeoud street, abore tbe First
ji.nnal Bank. j.n:l:78
ll legal buslaes. eotrusted to his oaro will re-
ui prompt attention.
,2-0flli in the Conrt House,
A T - L A W ,
Real Estate and Collection Agent,
CI.UAItPIIvl.n, PA.,
H'il promptly attond to all legal business oa
tiitfleil to bis ears.
,r-fl-0ice in Pie's Opera House. Janl'7t.
1 Heal r.etate Agrnt, leartleld. Pa
iitline oa Third street, bet. Cherry A Walnnt.
!-Rerpeotfully oOers his serrioes 1b selling
snd buylne- lands In Clearneld and adjoining
ouuntieei Bad with aa eaperieBceof over twenty
y.are as a surysyor, flatters himself that he eaa
reader satlslaottoB. lsod. ss:n.i:u,
I'liysiclsins' Cards.
Office IB rejideBoe ob First it.
April 11, 1ST. CleerteldPa
K ill attend professional calls promptly. augl0'70
yyi t. j. hoter,
OSIce on Market dtreet, Clearfleld.
, Fa.
Mt-OOloo hours: I to 11 a. re., aad I to p. av
I tfrOffle adjoining the residence tf James
I vtelry, K'e., ob beouBd St., ClearOeld, Pa.
I Jl;il,'iB if.
f(; C. JKNKIX9, M. V.,
"OWe at rssideBce, eorner of State and PiBS
"Is. Jan. tlh, 1881-lf.
fit- O0Jn( houra From 11 to I P. M.
May II, 1871.
" Ramon of tbe lad KevlajieRl. Pan Ri I ran la
Volantetra. barlnt retaraed frosi the Army.
ra hia profesalenal larTltoi tetbeelUeens
f OirlldeoBtv.
Pr(il'.iiliB.til .galU Aa(.ll elieoletl la.
GEO. B. G00DLANDEB, Editor & Proprietor. PRINCIPLES NOT MEN. TEBMS-$2 per annum in Adyanoe.
on neatly eteented l this oOh.
ej Wo have printed a Urge Bomber of tbo no
PER BILL, and will oa tbo receipt of twenty
Ave (tents, snail a eon to any address. mylS
or rmn Vrnxm awd Bcritrree, LUMBER
CITY. Cullootioni made end money promptly
paid ortr, Artielea of egrMiiient and dedi of
oonveyuioe Bemtly exeoaUd and warranted eor.
not or bo eh re. ljjr'7I
Jiutfoo of tbt Peaee and,
CurweiiBWIle, Pi.
fetfe. Col lections mad and Done? promptly
peld orer. fetiM'Tllf
(OITEUD r. 0.)
Ma; 0, l-8-lj
Square Timber & Timber Lands-,
Land Surveyor and Civil Engines, pa.
-tTAll business will be altstde I to promptly.
Dee. IS, IHBO-ly.
House and Sign Paintor and Paper
Clearflrld, Penn'a.
AWill exeeote jobs in his llos promptly and
in a workmanlike manner. apr4,07
Nor. )7th, 1810 If.
Real Estaie, Square Timber, Saw Logs,
crOfllci qd Beoond it reel, in renr of itori
rnou of Uoorgo Wcovor A Co. Jftrit, '78-tf.
Htcaltir Totruahip,
Osceola Mills P. O.
All official business antrasled to him will be
promptly attended to. mcb2tf, '78.
bhop on Market St., opporite Court House.
A elean towel for every customer.
Also dcalsr in
Hot llranda or Tobarco and Clgare. Pa. a 1, '7.
Wallaceton, Pa.
fc7Ilo has prepared himself with all
ovoe.tjr; blank forun undor tbo Ptoiion
BuuntT lwi. h well at blank Deeili, tto.
Ufiai matun ntroited to bit ears will nctivo
prompt amotion. May Ttb,
Market Mtreet, Clcardeld. Pa.,
Harness, Bridles, Saddles, Collarst and
Horse-1 urnishing Hoods.
fiSfAW kiodi of repolring prumptly attended
. nSavHItri' Hardwort, llorat BraibH, Currj
Combi, Ao., always on bond and for tato at tbe
loweit oaib priee. I March IV, lb7.
nffpuinpi alwtyi on hand and mad to ffrdar
on abort nottoo. I'ipoi bored on rtaaonabl term a.
All work warranted to render aat la faction, and
dolirored if deaired. . myXfiilypd
'gPIIB nnderslfned btt leave to in torn, thepalv
1 Ho tbet he ia now tulty prepstrW to aonommo-
4ete all in the wy of furniahtng iu.a. iiugniea,
nddlei nd llarnepa, on tbe ibortett notice and
en reasonable Urtna. Reaidenoooa Locnat street,
between Third and Fourth.
Clearfield. Fab. 4. 1874.
(.HAllAMTON, Pa.
Alao, tun aire manafwiurer and dealer In Sqvare
Timber and Hawed Lnniberot ail knda.
"Ordera aollollsd and all bllta promptly
Alice. ljj.o ?a
Watcl.os, ("locks uiid Jewelry,
Graham' How, Morktt Slrnt,
All klnda of repairing In my lint promptly at-
anaed to. Jan. iat. ib.v.
tlcm field Insurance Agency.
Hi: It It K lliniH.L, itgtnlt,
Represent the following and other Irst-elaas Co's
Companies. Assets.
Liverpool London lOlobe-U. ft. nr..t4,.VH.8
l.yeemingnn mutual A cash plana...- O.OOfl.OAO
I'ho-eii, of Harlferd.Conn 1,024,083
Insurance Co, of North America 0.4.H8.874
North British A Mercantile li. B. Br.. 1,7H,SSS
fcotll.h Commercial U. 11. Brencb.... 0711,148
WalerlowB T84.SI8
Trayelers (Lire A Accidrat) 4,809,484
Office ob Marert Hi., 0p Coart House. Clear,
eld. Pa. June4,'70-tf.
Insurance Agency
Fallen ttlotk, VurtrtrUle, fa.
Companies Beprosented i
remmerelel Union Ins. Ce.,
Firemen's Fend Ins. Co., Assets l.inn.oii.ou
I nlen Insurance Co.. Assets I.OU.OJT.M
Tra.elere' Accident las. Co.. AsseU.. 8,810,184.18
Insursnoe planed oa all klads of property at
equitable reus.
West End Drug Store,
(llelf way between Moseo
stop's BBd Fleek't
rrtiiK MM.i..alad hasenened na a Drag Stare,
I wltb a full supply of perlectly pure aad
Irr.h Drags, MrdlclBea, Chemicals and Toilet
Artlsles. Thessj Drags bsee beea selerted with
great care and are guaranteed to ha perfectly
pare and reliable. I Bill gle my personal etten
Uoa la this departmeat, aad will ebeerfelly glee
aat ed.lce and lasarmalMB In regard to meitleiaea
Ireeefaharg.. DB, A. d. Bui sa
Olaarleld, Pa, Oaa. 1, 18M tf.
TJiJlXST. The hiritory of tbo belief in dreamt
and vimoiiB is an cxtiomely interesting
one, bearing, us it does, uporr religions
taitb on tbe one oiilo and on tho dilti
cult questions of that subllo connec
tion ot mind and body of wbicb oven
our psychological scientists know so
little, on tbe olbcr. It is a well known
fuel that tbe religious bulk-Is ot all tbe
lower races are based upon vicions,
among savage tribes ol Africa tasting,
solitudo and BleoplcssnoHS are rosorted
to at tbo present day tor tbo purpose
of producing peculiarly lucid dreams.
In tho early stages of the world's bo
lief tbe extraordinary visions were in
no instanco attributed to tbo physical
condition c' the system, tbe generui
belief being that they sprang from tbo
immediate action ol some divinity,
and even as we advanco in tbo world's
history wo find that tbo kingdoms
ot Egypt and Assyria wore rulod by
priests who interpreted tbo will of
lioavcn through visions, until finally
it became a recognized religious science
Among tbo Greeks dreams both real
and unreal camo from tho gods, and
even among tho Romans tho same be
lief jircvuiled to a very great extent ;
and in discussing tbe vision of Con
stantino, Gibbon declares that the pro
tcriiutural origin of dreams wero uni
versally admitted by tho nations of
antiquity." In tho middlo ages every
possible form of superstition, com
pounded from thoso belonging to tho
conquerors and conquered Roman,
Tculouic, Celtic, Scandinavian scorns
to have been mingled together, and
belief in dreams and visions was com
mon to them all. Indeed as late as tho
seventeenth century tbo boliot contin
ued undiminished in England, and
liuuyan docs not seem to have recog
nized tho difference between visions
and realities any more than tbo great
est mystic ol the carlior ages, llaxtcr
declared that dreams wore inspired by
spirits, but whether from God or the
devil he does not pretend to enlighten
as. To follow out tho doctrine of the
belief and its full, in dreams, would be
to traeo tbe difference of the grounds
on which in these days wo rest tho
whole subject of Divino intercourse
with man. If a man now sees an out
ward apparition ho does not regard
liiinpoll as haunted cither by angels
or devils, but practically considers the
whole subject, cunsults bis physician
and takes a dose of physic. Tbo ex
planation of dream-phenomena by in
tervention from abovo or below would
not be laughed at by pcrsonB of ordi
nary education, and yet it tho story
is romoved back a couplo of hundred
years it will be found genorully credit
ed even in England. Dream creations
are, as wo bavo indicatad, a most in
teresting study, and tho subjoct has
boon trcatod by many of tho most emi
nent authors and scientists. Tbe in
explicable mystery is that ono set of
powers should bo in such a stulo ot
cxtrome activity, while tbo rest are in
a comploto aboyanco. Tbo judgment,
tbo faculties of comparison, tho com
mon senBO of the mind nro dead ; we
do tho most extravagant things. In
stances aro recorded whoro a porson
has read pago aftor page of poetry or
prono, turning over (in imagination;
tho leaves with ongor interest to know
what is coming next a remarkable
ovidenco ot double consciousness one
halt of the mind composing, for tbe
other half to read, with tbo utmost
rapidity. Ol this extraordinary power
AudiBon says "tho invention prompts
so readily that tho mind Is imposed on
and mistakos its suggestions for the
composition of another." What tho
vttluo of these creations aro It would
be difficult to determine. Voltaire de
clares that he wroto a canto of tho
llonriade in a dream. Somo minds
while asleep possess tbo power of com
position, even though they may novor
nave used it, and are ablo to follow out
a train of reasoning without the ex
crcisoof any judgment as to the prob
ability of tho incidents or the connec
tion ot tbo arguments j and it might
bo worth whilo for persons whose
dreams run persistently in this or any
other line to ascertain whether there
is any such unused faculty within
them. As almost everybody knows,
time is generally lost sight of in dreams
moments appear like years, years like
moments, lucre is a case recorded
whoro a person fell asleep while read
ing aloud, dreamed a consccutivo scr
ies of events and awakened in time to
rcsumolboreading.sothat the listoner
was only surprised at tho slow pro
grcssion of tho sontonees. Here the
assonance of words leads tbo mind a
prodigious gallop of arbitrary associa
tions, or an incoherent series of ad
ventures morely deponding upon their
sound. Jlicro aro many cases ol (lis
coveries mado by men of genius while
dreaming. A scientific chemist is re
ported to bavo Bolved a problem
through this medium which bad long
puzzled him. ijiirdock, tbe pbysiolo
gist, mado a scientific discovory in a
dream, and musicians bavo discovered
connections, for which thoy had long
hi bored in vain, in tho same way,
Cannot our modern scientists, by ex
periments, throw a little more light on
tbo psychological causes that produce
such extraordinary results r
Abolitiok of Millstones. Tbo
Minneapolis millers aro taking out their
millstones and substituting stuel rollers
in tboir places. heat, by the now
Hungarian process, is not ground but
cracked, llicso rollers are about thirty
inches in diamotcr. It takes five sets
of steel rollers to finish tbo flour,
Each set of rollers run closor than the
preceding. Alter tho wheat passes
each set of rollers it is bolted or siftod
through coarse cloth. This cloth lets
tho disintegrated particles of wheat
through, and passes olT the bulky and
large pieces, which aro run through
anotbor and a closor sot of rollers with
litllo else but wheat hulls and the waxy
germs of tho wheat, which do not crack
up but mash down like a piece of wax.
The germ of a kernel ot wheat is not
good food. It makes Hour black, fly
tho old millstone process this waxy
germ was ground up with the starchy
portion and bolted through with flour.
Ity the new systom of cracking the
kernel instead of grinding it, thisgorm
is not ground but flattened out, and
sifted or bolted out wbilo starchy por
tions of the wheat aro crushed into
powdered wheat or flour.
It Is worth while to remember that
gentle treatment and rapid close milk
ing will tend to the greatest develop
monl of the milk In cows, while the
opposite practices will have the effect
ol materially reducing tne quantity,
But with kiad troatmont and careful
milking, there mast be an abundance
of the best feed provided, if the best
rosulls aro desired.
"Taken prisoner and handcuffed,"
said the bad boy when he was appre
hended and had hit tart boxed.
From my window, In what I bolievo
to bo tho most southern hotel in all
Africa abovo Capo Colony, at Minion,
in Upper Egypt, writes a correspond
ent from Egypt, I looked down into
tho interior of tho houses of many ot
tho agricultural laborers, if houses tho
simplest struoturo can bo called. Thoy
consist of a clay inclosuro, of irregular
shapo, six foot high and ten or twelve
tcct square. Across ono corner of this
enclosure is thrown a few bundlos of
reeds or canes, which form a shelter
from the noonday rays of tbo sun.
Tbe door ot thit inclosuro opens into a
similar ono, but without such a shcltor,
in which at sunrise stand a donkey and
a bull'ulo cow and her calf. This yard
opens into the street, from which it Is
separated by a door ot plaitod roods.
This slructuro tho Egyptian calls his
home, lloro ho lives, hero his children
aro born, here ho expocts to dio. The
whole affair probably cost five dollars
bosides bis own labor. In the neigh
borhood of the town ho may rent a
small plot of ground at tho rato of ton
dollars por aero ; he also possesses the
buffulo cow and calf, a donkey and a
fow goats ; then pot hups ten dollurs
worth of tools, furnituro and clothing,
and ornaments for his wifoand family.
This ends the catalogue of Achmel's
worldly possessions. Yet Achmot is
the most independent man in the world,
and it is just this independence that
ruins bim ; this absolute Irocuom that
keeps him in such abject poverty. Ho
wants help from nobody ; bo shares
his talk with nobody. Ho is utterly
ignorant of the groa modern Bccrct of
power, tho division of labor. Ilo docs
not support a thoomakor, because ho
and his family go barefoot the entire
year ; nor a tailor, because his wile,
ratima, takes the cotton cloth from
tho bazar, and, sewinira fow scums,
makes upon a similar and most simplo
plan all tbo garments of tho fumily,
nor doos ho need a woolen mill, for he
sits at the door of hie hut spinning with
a single spindlo soinotimcs all day long.
Nor do his needs extend to a wagon
maker tho donkey transports ovory
thing he requires, his homo-made, sun
dried bricks, his bay, himself, 1'atima
and his children. Ho wants no miller,
for Fatiina, turning ono flat stone upon
another, grinds tho corn and wheat to
a ennrso powder.
Ho needs no hatter, for ho rolls bis
turban of whito muslin himself and
this, to tho European, is tho most at
tractive work of art of which Achmot
is capable Ho scarcely patronizes tho
comb maker, becausu his head, for
cleanliness Bake, is Bhaven as close as
the chin of a Frank. Ho requires no
physician, becauso he has suspended
around tho necks of his family, in dura-
bio leatbor bags, scraps ot paper bear
ing magical texts from the Koran,
which a scribe, who sits cross legged
at tho corner of the strcot, is ready to
writo at a moment s notice ; and these
arc the cheapest and best preventatives
and euros lor all diseases. Jvven Ins
dissipations are ot his own preparation.
Ho gets drowsy on his tobacco raised
on bis own bit of ground, which ho
smokes as a cigaretto, rolled by him
self. Ho smokes or chews the hasheesh
grown by stealth in his garden ; and
bo intoxicntoB himself on the datoepints
which he has fermented and distilled
in his primativo alombio. Fatima's
entire domestic establishment has no
work lor a cooper, for all her vessols,
except an iron pan, aro of coarse
oarlhenwaro. Nor does she need a
churn, for I taw bor from my window
use tbo most singular and primitive
churn in tbo world. She brought from
somo mystorious cornor a skin of a
last year s goat winch bad been taken
from an animal as nearly wholo as
possible. To each ot what represented
tho logs of this animal sho lied to tho
end of a cord, then brought tho othor
ends together in a knot, and suspended
the wholo to a peg five feet abovo the
ground in tho wall. She now proceed
ed to open the skin at the neck and
pour into it buffulo milk or cream trom
a largo jar. She blow the skin full of
air, and, tying tho neck slightly with
a string, sat down upon the ground to
shake it. For fivo minutes she shook
it with both hands back and forth, the
buffulo cow herself looking on with a
most knowing expression, and rumina
ting slowly tho whilo then tho air
was lot off and a fresh supply blown in
from tho lungs of tbe woman. This
altornato shaking and supplying with
air was continued tor halt an hour,
when there was evidently a mass of
butter rolling about within tho bag.
Tbo buttermilk was poured off into tho
cream jar and carefully prosorved, the
butter squeezed into a cohorcnt lump,
and the operation was completed.
Pictorial World.
OLIS. John Swinton, the Communist, and
advocate of liberal sontiments gener
ally, dolivered a lecture recently in
Now York, giving a graphic sketch of
what ho saw in England during a re
cent visit to tbo world's groat metrop
olis. London. We only give two
brief paragraphs. They however, give
a fair representation ot his remarks on
that occasion. Mr. Swinton is a man
of talent and observation and well cal
culated to toll others what he thinks
and knows respecting mon and things.
Mr. S. said :
"1 attended I ho sorv ices of the cb iirch
in gorgeous VVostmitiBtor Abboy, deco
rated with thousands of monuments
and names of the famous and infamous
dead I The preacher dosconded in
mlllifluous oratory npoft the dogmas
of his religion ; the deep sounds ol the
organ swelled through tho aislos ; tho
fine voices of the young choristers rose
to the vaulted roof ; and the canticles
and gospel, scorned enriched by the
genius of tho holy placo.
"It was noar midnight one murky
night of the same week that I walked
throughout the Strand, not far from
tho shadow of the Aneiont Abbey, and
then there 1 behold a spoctaclo of
moral and social desolation a surging
mast of thousands of foul and putrid
creaturos of both sexes the women
bedizonod and leering, and ihamoloas,
tho men roeking with effrontery. Such
spectacles wero to bo teen that night
in many othor parts ot London, and
bow appalling there, then, must be tbe
volume of human-ruin ruined young
Knglisb women and young men, Bunk
into putrescence."
Rim KnnMnMV. I n cloven, fashion
calls rbr six buttons, or as many more
aa tha wrrat-er nan atTnrri twelve for
evening being regarded as a satisfac
tory number. Jt is wnisporea mat
somotimes, sine, the fingers become
soiled whilo the upper part It still
clean, practical economist match the
shade in two buttons, which, being
despised of fashion, are thorolnre cheap,
and tow them on to the many button
ed tops, biding the joint undor tboir
Alexander Alcxandrovilz, as Alex
ander 111., bas issued his imperial mani
festo and now rules as Autocrat of all
tho Russians in the stead ot his fathor.
Tho now Czar is liborul in hit tenden
cies, and It is claimed that he will in
troduce such reform in tho govorn
mont as tho conservative element in
tho councils of his lato fathor have
bcon striving; to bring about for years
and wore insisting upon at tbo time of
the assusbinution. limn tbo past
two measures of the very first import
ance wero granted by Alexander II.
the abolition of the hated system of
irresponsible and tyrannical police gov
ernment, known as tho Third Section,
and the abolition of tho tax on salt,
and it it believed thus it would have
requirod but littlo more persuasion on
tbo part of Melikoff to have induced
tho Czar to accedo to a mcasuro the
demand for which it the siicere out
growth of a great popular desire tho
promulgation ot u decree tor the as
sembling of a representative body to
be constituted a sort of parliaiienU In
this dcniaud tho Nihilists ha'u taken
no part. Their theory has boon to
break down tho existing government
in Russia ; beyond that, to tie estab
lishment of any othor upon its ruins,
they bavo not gone. But tbt aspira
tions of tho Russian people tavo be
como universal, although in tk is thoy
bavo not as yet indicated any sesireto
curtail tho power or authority, ot tbe
Cxar. They want somo sort cf body
representing tho cmpiro tho people
of tho empire to bo assembled to that
tbo Emperor may understand the ne
cessities and tho desires of his subjects,
and not bo at tho mercy of a mercen
ary and corrupt Court. Tho late Czar
hail until recently refused to aciedoto
this desiro, principally, it is gererally
believed, that ho would not uudtrtuke
any reforms wbilo the attempts upon
his lifo continued. But lately tie pre
liminary steps had been taken tnd a
commission appointed to arrange the
details. Tho young Emperor now
ascends tho throne. He has indicated
by his friendly and cordial relations
with Melikoff and his uttoranecs upon
many occasions that he favored a moro
liberal and progressive policy than his
father had adopted, and much is ex
pected of bim by tho world at large
and by tho Russian people. Tho new
Emperor is of harshor character than
his father; his mind is storn and his
will is strong enough to support him
under very trying oircumstancos, and
he is beyond question a man of marked
and rcmarkablo ability. His position
is, bowevor, ouo at which tbe stoutest
heart and tbe most splendid intellect
might woll feel appalled. It is not
probable that bo has any disposition
to yield to a softening policy toward
the dreadful sect which compassed tho
doath of his father, and which threatens
tho death of hit family, but it is bopod
and bclioved tbatho bus tbo disposition
and will havo the courage to carry to
its legitimate conclusion the policy of
Molikoff, tho logical result of which
will be tbe establishment of a repre
sentative monarchy in tho most ex
tonsivo empire in the world. It re
mains, howover, to ho Been in how far
rolianco can bo placod upon the liboral
expressions of a Crown Prince allor be
himself assumes tho reins of power.
But what Alexander HI. may full to do
to assist its progress, or however mnch
the bloody fanaticism of tho Nihilists
may fail to do to assist its progress,
or however much tho bloody lanaticism
of the Nihilists may do to retard it,
liberty in Russia will grow apace and
finally prevail.
National Bank Circulation. Tho
Comptroller of the currency reports
the total amount of United States
bonds rcdopositcd to data by tho na
tional banks which had previously
withdrawn bonds by tho deposit of
legal tonilor notes to bo .t,4liT,050.
Tho amount of United States bonds
deposited by the other banks which
had not previously reduced their cir
culation is (4,828,500. Tbe amount of
national bank notes issued to banks
which depositod legal tender notos
during the pending of tho funding bill
is 11,51.1, von, and tho amount issued
to othor banks upon bonds deposited
it $1, 623,380, making a total of 13,
437,130 issued upon deposit of bonds
during tho same poriod. Tho total
amount of national bank circulation
now outstanding is $.140,734,628. The
total amount of legal tender notes now
on deposit by tho banks reducing cir
culation, banks In liquidation and In
solvent banks is (38,1)21,104, leaving
tho not amount of circulation of tho
national banks now outstanding, which
is soenred by United Slates bonds,
1307,813,524. Tho total amount of
United States bonds to sccuro circula
tion it 1347,632,000, of which $40,983,
850 aro sixes of 1881, 1158,470,100
funded fives, and (137,900,000 lours
and fours and-a half.
Fnofinrss of the Tci.epiioni. Low
ell, Mass., is connected by telephono
with ovorono hundred cities and towns
in the Htatos of Massachusetts, New
Hampshire and Rhode Island. The
longest circuit isfromHpringfiold.MaBS.,
via Worcester, ritchnurg, l,owcl
Lawronco, to Exeter, N. H., over 150
miles which is worked successfully.
1 he telephone business between Huston
and Lowell, a distance of twenty six
miles, amounts to (3,000 annually.
Tho Ijowoll Histi ict lelephono Com
pany, which owns and operates tho
systems ot Worcestor, ljowcll and
Fitchburg, and the lines of tho North
ern Massachusetts ToletihoncCompany,
use 2,500 telephones, and pay the
American Boll Company a monthly
royalty of over (1,200. Thocompany
controls over 1,500 miles of wiro, and
employs in all divisions about twonty
ttvo ladies and sovonty-five men and
boys. Si-ienlijic American.
Tho startling statement It made by
tho President of the Chicago Lumber
men'! Association, that at the prosent
rate of demand for lumbor, the great
nino tracts of tho northwost will be ex
hausted in twenty years. Tho atton
lion of tho people of the United States
has been fiequently called to the waste
of good timbor trees and wholo forests
by fires started sololy for the purpose
ot clearing tbe lana, ano mat in a lew
rears tho lumber thus wasted would
be worth moro than tho products of
the cloared land, loose warnings are
moro forcible In connection with tbe
statement mado above, and the ques
tion of timber tnpply in twenty ycart
will be an anxious one in tins country.
"Mabel, why. yon dear little alrl,"
oxclaimod ber irrandna, seoine bis lit
tle granddaughter with ber bead tied
np, "have you got the headache?"
"No." she answered twcetly, "1'te dot
a spit turl."
M rs. Garfield doesn't waltz. Nover
learned. But tbt can teach her boyt
Greek and Latin and know bow to
Sinco Thoodoro Tilton "condonod"
the extraordinary conduct of hit Bpouso
aftor her exploits with the Koverond
Boochor wo have read of nothing more
touching or magnanimous than the act
of Mr.De Witt Hoehe,ot Sullivan oounty ,
N. Y. Mrs. attract
ive young woman, it appoars, became
onamorod of a cortain Col. Henri B.
Loomis, a gallant Frenchman and
wandoring musician, and forgotting ber
marital vows and plodgos tocleave only
to DoWitt, fled in February lost with
tho Colonel, taking with her some (3,-
000 in money and somo valuable jew
elry. Betoro embarking noon thit lit
tlo voyage, bowovor, Airs. Heche man
ifested her tender regard for her bot-
tor balf by attempting to poison bim,
and upon being discovered in her
scheme we are told that she "burst into
a passionate flood of tears ;" but wheth
er from remorse or chagrin it not
known, it it to be presumed, bow-
over, that it was the latter, as only a
fow days after this pleasant littlo do
mestic episode she was snugly domi
ciled with hor paramour in Philadel
phia, and the Colonol was lavishly dis
pensing hor cash among bis frionds.
But Mr. Boobe was not to be ruthlessly
robbed of tho wife ot bis bosom, and
with tbo aid ot detectives be ascertain
ed tho wboroabouts of tho false one,
and on Tuesday secured hor arrest and
that of hor companion. When tho trie
met fuco to fuco tho scone is doscribed
ad patholically affecting. The husband,
we are inlormou, was "mooring unaer
strong excitement," which, under tbe
circumstances, is quito surprising.
However, he appears to havo soon
grown moro philosophical, as aftor "up-
Draiuing nor ior talcing up an uncertain
oxistence with acomparativestrangor,"
he remarked, in words of tondorness
that would even put Mr. Tilton to tho
blush : "My lovo has novor wavered
for you, and to think that, not content
with leaving mo for anotber,you should
attempt to poison me, is almost moro
than I can bear." Mrs. Bcebe natur
ally could not resist tho tender appeal.
Tho allusion to ber failure to poison
DeWitt was doubtless too much for
bor devoted naturo to withstand, as
she "sobbed hysterically and appeared
as though sho bitlorly reponted tho
rash stop she had taken, but she de
nied that she bad attempted to take
hor husband s hie." W bite this touch
ing domcstio drama was being enacted,
tho tell dostroyor oi tne once nappy
household, the gallant and fascinating
Colonol, "stood coolly looking on," and
was even so considorato as to permit
Mr. Beebo to tako bis wifo quiotly to
tho depot without interposing any ob
jection. It is true that the cash be
had stolen was still in bis possession,
and that may have served to soothe
bis lacerated feelings. On the other
band, the account was in a measuro
balanced, as Mr. Boobe rccovered"most
of tho stolon jewolry." W ben M r. and
Mrs. DoWitt JJoobe roturn to their
roof-troo aftor tho forgiving spirit man
ifested by the formor, it would be cruel
indeed should bis bottor-half, with
characteristic tenderness, mix a little
arsonio with his coffoe. But if she
should decide to do so and lot ber gen
erous spouse through such a medium
pass from things mortal to things im
mortal, it would only be because Bhe
thought him too good for thit earth.
And with this viow we agree with her.
He should bo an angol. Unltimore Ga
zelle, March 14.
W lion tho lato M r. Seward pu rchosed
Alaska- from the Czar be was not
awaro of the fact that be was getting
with his countless fur seals, tisbonos,
mines and icebergs ono ot the greatest
rivers in tho world, and now almost
demonstrated to be of greater volume
than tho Mississippi, ouch is the 1 a
kon. The vast region it waters re
mains almost as much a terra incognita
as tho Congo. In fact, while the laltor
has boon onco explored by Stanley-
from the point whoro Livingstone
turned back down to tne Atlantic
ocoan, and by Livingstone from Its
extreme sources to where Stanley's
explorations began, no traveler has
ever yot teen tne upper water oi in-
kon, or has boon able to enlighten tue
world as to its length or its source, or
the region it drains. Here, then, is an
oponing for enterprise and ambition,
more fruitful of promise than anything
as yet unrevealcd in Africa or tho
Arotio sea, and probably less oangor-
ous. That the country contains mines
of gold and silver, wo may readily
conjecturo from tho fact that such
mines oxist on all sides of it. The
river is navigablo for bnndrcds of
miles. It is free ol ice from June to
Setombor. Its banks are flanked bo
low with Indian villages. Its waters
are filled with fish for tho support of
human lifo and its woods with gamo.
The mountains in which it rises are
unknown to white men, but, at they
aro genorully believed to bo stored
with that tort ol trcasuro which led to
tho rapid sottlomont of California and
to tho expansion of comtnerco on tho
South and Central Pacific, there is tho
strongest sort of temptation on the
part of thousands to see them, test
thorn and diif them up, if tho treasure
can be found. Tho Government has
many vessels lying idlo and uselessly
rotting for tho want of action. Why
not fit ono of thorn up for a two or
three years' cruise on this great anox
plorod rivor of the North 1 Tho dis
covery ot gold mines thoro would load
instantly to a largo migration from all
parts of tho worlii, and in a fow rears
contribute millions to the comtnerco of
the Southern Paeifio Statos and Ter
ritories. Nan Franciiro Newt Letter.
Mori Pihinsi i.a Canal Consid
erable attention is being paid by the
Western shippers to the scbomo of a
canal through tho Dolawaie peninsula,
to let out the grain, coal, provisions,
calllo and other freight that now,
when trans shipped at Baltimore, has
to be sent around the capes to the
Chesapeake, making a journey of al
most forty hours; whorens- a ship oa
nal through the poninsula makes Bal
timore nearer to New York by water
than Philadelphia. Tho object is not
to shorten the distance to Europe, as
was first proposed, but to shnrlon it to
New York, which has become tho bead
center of all other commercial cities.
UiADAcn e Cured. A contributor to
the Christian Union sava that a nlirsi-
cian was recently called to proscribe
tor the incessant headache ol a young
woman. Unable to assist her, he at
last reqneslod to tee her bed room.
He was shown into a pretty little nost,
well ventilated, bnt, on account of the
furniture, having no place for the bed
oxcent in a cornor. On learning that
the tlcpt noxt to the wall with ber lace
toward it, ne ordered ner to wnoei ine
bed Into the middle of the room where
it would ret air from both tidoa. She
did to and her beadacb. disappeared
Tbe important work ot reclaiming
tbe swamp lands oi Douinern norma,
known as the Everglades, and cover
inir an immonse area, is about to be
undertaken by a oompany composed of
JNorthern cuDiluliaU.bavini2 their nead-
quarters in Philadelphia, and, if the
published accounts are to uu rencu
upon, with vory fair prospects of final
success. The Florida Legislature
promptly passed the necessary legisla
tion, and the corporation that has as
sumed the undertaking bus given an
earnest of its intention by depositing
a considerable sum with tbo State
Treasury as a guaranty of bit inten
tions to carry into effect the contraot
that has been entered upon. The com
pany is to be known as the Atlantic
and Coast Canal and Okoocboboe Land
Company, and it is said that the scbomo
has already mot with such great favor
that tlio necessary funds will be secured
with little or no difficulty. That por
tion of the Stuto known as tho Ever
glades exhibits as its normal condition
tho ordinary phenomena of a casual
inundation. 1 be surface at prosent is,
of course, only of use to a slight oxtont
tor pasturage, but in the event oi its
reclamation the rich soil will readily
be mado to yield fruits, sugar, cotton,
rice and otbor cereals. The proposi
tion of the company, as already map
pod out by the corps of civil engineers,
is to construct a canal ton miles in
length, extending from Caloosachatchio
river to Lake Okeechobee. Tho river
flows into tho Gulf of Mexico, and as
its mouth is some twenty-five foot lower
than the lake, the plan ot draining tho
latter through the medium ot eucii a
canal as it is proposed to build will bo
comparatively easy. Tho object Bought
to bo accomplished, and indoed all that
it behoved to bo necessary to rccluim
those rich swamp lands, is simply to
prevent the Inko from overflowing, or
in oiuer woruB to anuru it, ni ccnuiu
periods whon it converts thesurround
ingcountry into a marsh,tn outlet to tho
gulf. ABthe Evorgladcsare surround
ed by a ridge of limestone, the waters,
after it is submerged, can only escape
by evaporation, hence tho necessity
lor tho use of artificial means to pro
vent the frequent overflows. If it ap
poars, according to tho topographical
surveys, that this canal may not prove
a sufficient ontlet, in such an event the
company propose to construct another
canal, which will be cut to the east
ward a distance ot twelve milos, empty
ing intothoSt. Lucicn river and thenco
into the Atlantic ocean. It is stated
that dredging will bo begun in the
course of a month or two, and tho
work will be pushed forward to com
pletion as rapidly as tho most improved
modern machinery will permit. Great
confidence it expressed in tho practica
bility of ibeeoneme ana there is every
reason to believe that the enterprise
will be carried to a successful issue.
If, as is believed, this great tract of
land can be reclaimed, it will doubtless
be the garden spot of the "Land of
r lowers, and, besides contributing to
the matorial wealth of the Male, the
work cannot but prove highly bene
ficial considored from a sanitary point
of viow. Baltimore Gazette.
This language is thobcart-nttcrance
of Mrs. Sarah Flower Adams, who was
born in Cambridge, England, in Feb
ruary, 1805, and whose history has
been but vory slightly known to the
great public, who have cherished her
hymns as one of their most sacred
treasures for nearly halt a century.
Hor father was tbe editor of a weekly
Cambridge papor. Her mother was a
woman of lino gifts and culture, and
she herself was tho youngost child
She was noted in early life for the
taste sho manifested in literature, and
in her moro mature years for great
zeal and earnestness in ber religious
lifo. She contributed prose and verse
to tho periodicals of tho day, and her
art criticisms were valued. Married
at an early aire, and of frail constitu
fiion, she still, amid many bodily suffer-
ings, kept bor pen busy, hor thoughts
and writings always tending upwards.
At what time and amid what circum
slances she caught tho inspiration from
which was evolved that wondcnui
hymn which has ever since echoed
round and round the globo, is not
known : but it was probably during
some period of peculiar trial, when her
spirit waa uplifted througb sorrow al
most above its earthly body. She lit
tlo dreamed that her hymn, tike those
of Toplady, Charlotto Elliott and Ray
Palmer, would be hoard through tho
a cos.
It was first published in 1841, in a
volume of sacred lyrics issued by a Mr,
Pox, ol Unirland, just oight yoars do
foro tho death of the gifted authoress.
who only livod to tbo ago of 44, and
thus novor knew the fame which was
to attach to bor hymn and her namo.
The hymn soon" began to appear in
various collections, and was every
where received with delight. It was
eivon tbe tune of "Bethany," which
became vory popular In this country.
Everybody who has grown up in a
Christian land knowt it by heart, and
in many counlriet which do not float
the banner of Lhrist it is almost equal
ly lamiliar.
"Last year," says Dr. Cuylcr, in his
"Heart Life," "Prols.Smith, Hitchcock
and Park, as they wound their way
down tho foot hills of Mount Lohanon,
came in tight of a group ot fifty Syrian
students, standing in a lino, singing in
chorus. Tboy wore tho students of
tho now 'College ol iseirui at a men, and
they wore tinging In Arabio to tbe
tune of 'Bethany.' As the procession
drew near they caught the sublime
words :
"Nearer, my Ood, te tbes !
Nearer to thee I
E'en thoogh it be a eross
That reisota me,
Still all my song shall be,
Nearer, my Ood, ta thee,
Nearer, my Ood, la thee,
Neerer to thee,'
" 'I am not much givon to the weep
ing mood,' laid Prof. Hitchcock, when
describing tho thrilling scone; 'but,
when wo rode through the ranks of
those Syrian youths, 1 confess that my
eyes wore a littlo damp.'
"If it be permitted to the departed
pcnplo of God," continues Dr. Cuylor,
"to witness tho transactions of earth,
we may Imagine with what rapture
the glorified spirit of Sarah Flower
Adams heard bor heart-song thut
chanted in the land of sacred story."
Boston Musical Herald.
The introduction of a pure bronze
gobbler among a flock of mongrel tur
key bent will add from three to five
poundt extra weight per bead to the
turkeys raised the first aeason.
Carrots keep np the condition of a
borne, Improve hit digestion and give
a fine, glootsy coat. At food for thit
animal they are far superior to any
roots grown.
Those who advocate revenue reform,
sayt the Holmes county (O.) farmer,
are commonly called Free Traders,
Inch is technically Improper. A tarin
for revonue only is what is wanted,
and that is supported by prominent
slutosmen of both parlies, and by tho
most enlightened minds ol the age in
all countries.
We are in favor of Froe Trade. We
are also in favor of the entire sanctifi-
cation of tho human race, and we would
voto for tho millennium. Wo bavo no
hope that all taxes on trade will be
dono away with until sanctification
and the millennial period are facts.
There is no othor way in which money
can be gulhorcd with so little resist
ance as by levying taxes on food, drink,
clothing and the thousands of articles
used by ull classes of people in all the
avocations ot life. A sleeping child
could not be more unconsciously and
unsuspiciously despoiled ot its toys
than millions of men aro robbed by
unjust imposts on things which they
buy every day. If tho 9,000,000 heads
of families in the United Statos were
really awaro of the taxes imposed on
them, it they could see, at tho close ol
this year, just what they have paid in
the shape of duties on imported goods
and in the enhanced price of domestic
goods resulting from such imposts,
about 8,500,000 of whom would riso up
and swear that this thing must stop.
They would prefer direct taxation, or
any other mode of raising revenuos.
tint they will not see or know, and tbo
systom will go on.
Conceding, then, tbat a tarilt it a
permanoncy, we demand such reform
as will conduce to the greatest good of
tbe largest number, n e denounce tho
present tariff as, in many respects, a
most cruol, oppressive system of out
rage. We oould quote many ot tho
best authorities in both parties in sup
port of all that we could say against
this statutory robbery. There is not
Republican statesman in either end
of the Capitol, thoro is not an intelli
gent journalist of any party, there is
not an educated clergyman in any pul
pit, thoro is not a jurist, a scholar or a
political economist in the L nited Mates
ho will not admit that, under our
tariff as it stands, labor is plundered
to fatten monopolists.
Uonirross, tho press, tho cultivated
brain of tho country, all know that tbe
greed of tho monopolists, not the in
terest ot tho workmgman, bas been
consulted in fixing many of our iniqui
tous imposts. The intellect and con
science ot tbo country are on tho side
ol revenue reform. Avarieo and igno
rance aro on tho othor side.
It is time for tbo socond war of,
emancipation to begin in oarnost.
Millions ot wbilo slaves, as well as
black onos, are to bo sot free. Tho
cruel clutch ol plundering monopolists
must bo torn Irom tbo throat ot labor.
Plain words are to be spoken, hard
blowa are to be dcliverod, a long and
bitter fight it to bo waged.
But uod and morality, civilization
and progress, the bettor impulses and
tbo highor aspirations of the raco are
on tbo sido of revonue reform.
And this Is a combination that can
not bo beaten.
That "Mace." The "mace" ol tho
Senato, at Harrisburg, bat attracted
attention at the Sergeant-at-Arms of
that body carnot it in tront ot bim at
the hoad of the procession of Senators
into tbe joint convontion in tne iccpro-
sentative chamber. In fact it is vory
rarely brought out, and many habitues
of tho State Capitol building had never
bctore toon IU Iho mace it thut de
scribed: It is about 3) foot long, of
solid ebony, carvod to as to resemble
a bundle of rods typifying etrengtb.
At tbe baso is a conical ferulo of solid
silver, handsomely carvod. About six
inches from tho top is a band of silvor
containing the inscription : "By our
laws only we aro governed. A massive
silver cup tits the top, mado ot beaton
silver, surmounted by an exquisitely
carved coat ot arms ol 1 onnsylvania.
The wholo affair is imposing and fitly
ropresonM the dignity of the Donate.
Whon it appears tho members of tbo
House arise and remain standing until
the Senators aro within the bar.
A Madstoni. Thoro are many per
sons in tbo Wost wbo believe in the
curativo powers of the madBtono. A
man who was bitten by a mad pig in
tho vicinity of Tecumsoh, Nebraska,
traveled all tho way to Sarannnh, Mo.,
to try tbe famous madstone owned by
Uncle John Nelson. The stone im
mediately adhered to the wound,
which Is said to be proof positive that
too patient 8 blood was poisoned, and
remained clinging to the tore from
early morning until aundown, when it
dropped on. Ibe ration! departed,
foeliriLT that bo bad boon cured. I n
cle John Nolsnn has owned this mad
ttone since 1848, and has used it in
over 100 cases where men havo boon
bitten. Do avers that it never failed
to work a eure.
A SiMri.g Plam or Ventilation.
Tho following simple method for ven
tilating ordinary sleeping and dwell
ing rooms is recommended by Dr. II.
Uinton in his "Physiology for Practi
cal Uso : " "A piece ot wood throo
inches hiL'h and exactly as long aathc
breadth of the window ia to be pre
pared. Let the sash be now raited,
tbo slip ol wood placed on the sill and
the sash drawn closoly upon it. If tho
slip has been well fitted, there will be
no draught in consequence of this dis
placement ot tho sasb at its lower
part; but the top of the lower sash
will overlap the bottom of the nppor
one and between the two bars perpon
dieular currents ol air, not felt as
draught, will entered leave the room."
Hogs require froe aocesa to water in
the Summer time. If thoy can have
a place to bathe or wallow in, it is
beneficial to them, at it cools and
clcansoa the skin. Mud it not filth ;
it it a good disinfectant and healthful.
Sometimes mud baths have boon found
useful at medicinal treatment lor tick
"Oh, Edward," said a fond young
wifo aa the leaned upon her husband 8
manly shoulder and toyed with bit
auburn tresses, "let ns be buried in one
gravo." "Yes, dearest," replied tho
dealor In stocks, "shall 1 tell the un
dertaker to come up and measure ns
now or wait until to morrow f"
A neglected, poorly-tod stinted lamb
never recovers, howevor well fed aftor
ward, to at to make aa good and as
large sheep as It would had it bad
proper care earl'. Feed the ewes to
that they can supply the limb, with
plenty of milk.
A pastor In Watcrbury, Connecticut,
estimates the average cost of convert
ing a tinner to be (800. They mutt
be a wealthy community or bav. a
very limited number of converts Id
that locality.
BY If. L. afoQDOWIf.
t --tr-r "i BTAtATaTJ ri aw m im n bib, i in i T
fa aa eld 0oat of 1SS8 is the foils wing poem
written by O. W. Mtaer. A poem tf so muck
eaooaragement to weary teachers shoBd not bn
lost: ,
Brother, does thy patloooe warerr
Is thy heart oppressed with ear 1
Feller aol I thoa art a gravar.
Oraving oa a table fair I
Weary aot 1 thoa art a writer,
Writing sea deathless scroll!
Painter, tool la colors brighter,
bketehlBg train, ae seasons roll.
Murmur not ! thy great vocation
Calls for lore, and seal, and prayer j
Worthy knosrledge, to n notion,
Pillar is, both arm aad fair.
Firmly seek to do thy duty,
Opoa dally wisdom's plaa i
Strive to traiB la moral beauty
laiBds, tbe Boblest gift to man I
Orave npoo eaea yoalhfol spirit,
Ooly truth eaa make it free I
Teach that man eaa aot iBbsrit
Greater good Ihaa liberty I
Write la bold aad bring letters,
Knowledge Is a prloolees gem !
Plaialyshow the falling fetters
Ignoraaee wiU bind aa theat.
PleBt ths sseds of every vlrtat
Both ia heart aad maatal soil 1
Plant with cere, with patience aartare i
Coneoteneo will reward thy tail.
Watch with Joy, then mental lerlst,
Buds uololding day by day
For the Uod, whom thoa adoresl,
Blsiies deeds of fata alway 1
Tblnk not thou to see thy tenoning
Bring Its fruit before life's close i
Deed like thine, far, far ont-reaahiax
Life or time, la aotioB foes I
Labor, then, to give tuitioo.
True and Bobla, high end vast
And thoa shall have full frailioa,
Whea tbe days of time are past."
The I'on field High school propose.
to establish a graduating course.
Gymnastics are taught in tbe Har
mony school, Burnside township, with
good success.
Miss Hannah f?nrn nt ttia Ttnclftnn
school, bas gone to Kittanning to take
a course in music.
Tho National Educational Associa
tion is to be held at Atlanta, Georgia,
July 19, 20, and 21, 1881.
W. J. King, formerly of "the Mill
Run school, in Huston township, is a
candidate for County Superintendent
in Cameron county.
Tbe teachers of Brady township
will conclude tbeir labors tor the pres
ent term with a reunion of teachers,
directors, parents and pupils at Trout
villo, April 9th.
A bill, requiring School Directors to
allow teachers time and wagea while
attending County Institutes, passod
socond reading in tbe House at Harris
burg on tho 10th instant.
Tho Madera public school and Plank
Road school, adjacent thereto, bav.
not been open since tbe holidays. Con
tinued sickness among the children Is
the cause of the long vacation.
The Director! of Graham township.
besides building a new house and Beat
ing it with patont furnituro the past
year, expended nearly (200 in repair
ing the old school bouses and erecting
at all of them the nccoseary outbuild
Prof. John A. Gregory was the re
cipient of several handsome and valu-
ble books at the close ot bis school In
Curwensville, March 22d. They were
presented by tbe pupils who have been
undor bis instruction for the post three
A. M. Buzurd, now engaged in
touching the Bigler public school, con
templates opening a select tobool at
that place, on Monday, May 2d. Hit
success in tbe public school it tbe best
recommendation that can be given and
ill be sulllcicnt, no doubt, to attract
a large number of pupils.
School examinations should be for
the purpose of testing tbe progress ot
the scholars from time to time, and not
for the purpose oi finding out what
they do not know. Tbe questions
should bo stated in a fair and intelligi
ble mannor, and tbe examiner thould
be carolul not to bewilder the pupil
with unintelligible questions.
Mr. W. S. Mott closed bit school at
Paradise, in Lawrence township, on
Friday night, March 25th, with a pub
lic exhibition, consisting ol select read
ings, orations, essays, etc., etc. The
performances were all very good. Mr.
Mott, wo understand, win open a select
school at Franklin, in Bell township,
tho first Monday in Hay. 11. will no
doubt meet with success.
Will teachers be kind enough to send'
us a synopsis of what thoy accom
plished in their schools the present
term iloms like the following: Num
ber of students who studied all the
common branches; numbor of public
examinations bold ; number of visits
from directors, and from parents;
names of pupils who attended school
every day of term, etc., etc.
In Massachusetts the law provides
tbat "the school committee shall pro
cure at the expense of the city or of
the town a sufficient supply of text
books lor the public schools and tell
them at cost. This shut, out th. re
tail book sellers. Publishers tell tbeir
books to tho city of Boston lower than
tboy will to jobbers. The plan tavet
tbe pupils considerable money, but it it
objectionable in some of its details.
Mr. J. A. Murray, who taught tb.
Hotel Green school, in Lawrence town
ship during the past Winter, sends
us for publication the record of his
advanced spelling olast which it at
lollows: "Carrie McDevitt, in spelling
C,928 words, missed 14 ; Grace McDevitt
spelled 4,608, and missod 11 ; Amanda
Brown spoiled 3,000, and missed 2:
Lizzie Read spelled 2,848, and missed
5; Mary Stafford spelled 3,416, and
missed 2; Bertha Wilson spoiled 2,432,
and missed 12 j Jamet Stafford spelled
4,768, missed 13 ; Thomas McDevitt
spelled 4,104."
roll or noNot,
The following is a list of pupllt re.
ceivod for the "Roll of Honor" for tbt
weok ending March 25th. All who,
names appear in thit lilt attended th
school to which they belonged every
day f tho school term :
Hhopperd school, In Burnside town
ship, 11. P. Uowit, teacher Krama
Bock, Martha Beck, Cordelia Beck,
Frank Beck and Wallace Bock.
Htzel Green school, In Lawrence
township, J. A. Murray, toachor
Master Harry Brown, aged 11.
Broadway school, in Fsrtruson town
ship, May L. Hemphill, teacher Ella
Hell, Josephine liell, lien union,
Blanche Dillen and Emma Ferguson.
Jamea Dilcn missed one-half day, and
Robert Tubbt and Klvosta Ferguson
missed one day.
MU Zlon school, Lawrence township,
Annie Savage, teacher Ron Conklin
and James Conklin.
Bolhlchem school, in Bell township,
Annie Matthews, teacher Rose Hend
erson, Bridie Rom, Elsie Meek ley, Gay
Udell, Frank Odcll. M r. O. Eatricher,
one ol tb. director! of tb. district,
visited th. school on an average ot
twice a month. The parent, visited
it once during tbe term.
Johnson tobool, in Greenwood town
ship, Zelretta Bloom, teacher U.rti.
Johnson, Agnes Dickoy.
Flat Grove school, In Greenwood
township, Delia II oover.leacher Alice
Coultor and Arthur Coulter.
Mt. Joy school, Id Lawrence town
ship, YY. L. Read, teacher Laura E.
ShafTner, Homer Shaw, Adelia Conk
lin and Jated Ogden, each missed one
half day during the term.