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BY AUGUST BELL
The low brown house, I see it now ;
Grandmother, with her knitting,
A holy calm upon her brow,
/n shaded porch was sitting.
All down the path the poppies flamed,
Stiff box made green the border,
And small blue violets, half ashamed,
Grew low in sweet disorder.
I had been reading on the porch,
Aloud, in Revelation ;
It seemed like Sunday, and like church,
With two for congregation.
The birds called loud from ash and fir—
I could not be unheeding ;
I plucked a sprig of lavender,
To keep the place in reading.
I wandered down by balm and rue,
And clumps of china-aster ;
I thought—well, Jack, I thought of you,
With heartbeats somewhat faster.
Do you remember how the vine
Grew close o'er all the arbor?
It was a favorite haunt of mine,
A dear, secluded harbor.
Bo in I strolled. And there you were,
In all a dreamer's glory !
Ah, you remember? Tell it, sir I
Ay, dear, you end the story.
So Jack, no longer boyish drea,mer,Jack
Took up the parable. I loved you, dear,
And I had loved you many long months back,
So it was joy your far-off voice to hear.
Yon read the Bible, and your sweet, grave
Seemed like an angel's, searching all my
I wanted you, my darling, for my own,
Yet feared to be unworthy of that goal.
And when I heard you coming through the
Seeking, like Eliezcr, for a sign,
I said, if she comes to me, oh, ye powers,
If her dear feet turn hither, she is mine !
Then in you came, my darling, sweet and shy,
The dearest, primmest, prettiest maid in life,
I felt like king of all the worlds when I
First gained your promise now to be my
Do you remember how, a little age
Thereafter, through the flowers we wan
And dear old grandmother looked up so sage,
And smiled a blessing on her Bess and
Jack !—Lady's Friend.
Written for FATHER ABRAHAM.
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.
The Creator of all things has bountifully
provided for every past, present and fu
ture want of the human family. Yet
we have reason to believe that some of the
means now employed to supply our wants
will be exhausted in the course of time.
For instance, the immense consumption of
wood in this country, notwithstanding ita
great abundance in many States and Ter
ritories, is a matter for serious reflection.
The march of civilization and improve
ment is so rapid, that, within another
half a century, many of our most exten
sive forests will have entirely disappeared,
and their places will be occupied by cities
towns and cultivated fields. If so, a sub
stitute for wood must, in the nature of
things, be forthcoming. Our coal fields
are said to be inexhaustable, but, for one,
I do not think so. Those of England, it
is asserted, are likely to become exhausted
before very long, and should this be the
case, it is highly probable that this conti
nent will be called upon to furnish Aid for
the world, and such a demand would draw
almost fabulous quantities from our moun
tains. The recent wonderful discovery of
petroleum—fuel in a liquid state—is yet a
mystery. All we know is that this oil ex
ists in large quantities, but whether it is
'inexhaustible, as some contend, is very
doubtful. It is probably safe to say that
neither wood, oil or coal is inexhaustible.
It may be that Iron is, and if so, future
generations will only need the fuel con
vert the ore into iron—to make our future
houses, barns, mills, furniture, farming
implements, and almost every thing now
made of wood. Be this as it may, our
career will be onward for generations to
come. The fact is, we are just beginning
to find out that we are destined to become
a scientific people. Machinery is yet im
perfect, and machinists are in their in
fancy. Steam power, now regarded as
the wonder of the age may be remember
ed, or, perhaps read Of, as a thing of the
past, one hundred years hence. It may
not only be so, but the probability is that
it will be so—just as far behind the age
then as a Conestoga wagon is now behind
a monster locomotive capable of running
sixty miles an hour. Steam power is cer
tainly not perfection. It is entirely too
expensive, too dangerous and too noisy.
What to say about the cables between the
old world and the new—whether we are
likely to improve on lightning speed for
our communications .and conversations
with our friends across the water, I do not
know, and therefore I will only say that
' now see how to improve the sys
tem of lightning communication, unless
by Seemeereabination of telescopes and re
ieetefee, isaliellng us so to set and regulate
them as to look across the Atlantic, and
witness the scenes in the streets of Lon
don, Paris, or any other place in Europe,
As*, Africa, or Australia, at a glance.
With such a " what-is-it,” signal stations
and the use of a simplified stenography,
NC would bays a decided improvement on
the t slow-coach, unreliable and ex
, " ve Atlantic cable. There would
probably be no difficulty in communicat
LANCASTER, PA., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1868.
ing with the Europeans by means of sig
nal stations if the earth were a continuous
level, and not as it is, a perfect globe.
How to look half way 'round it, will be, I
fear, the only difficulty. I take for granted
that by means of combining, adjusting
and arranging telescopes and reflectors,
the coming Yankee will make the connec
tion—perhaps all the way 'round. Such
a scientific achievement will also solve the
great mystery as to the North Pole and
its inhabitants and institutions. It will
enable us to look at things as they are any
where and everywhere.
But, whether electricity will or will not
continue to be the means of communica
tion, the probabilities are that it is destined
to take the place of the fussy and noisy
steam as a motive power, unless in the
meantime perpetual motion becomes a re
ality. Beyond that, I venture to say, we
will never go.
And who will contend that we may not
some day open our hydrants or fire-plugs
to let on our fuel, say one hundred years
hence ? That water contains gas, is
a fixed fact. How to decompose and
bring it into use,
for the purpose of fuel
and light, is the task of the coming inven
tor. Instead of going to the cellar for a
scuttle full of coal to heat our dwellings,
broil our beef, bake our bread and cook
our coffee, it will be much more conveni
ent to go to the hydrant or cistern for a
bucket full of water, or to place a tub un
der the spout when it rains.
These and similar suggestions may seem
extremely ridiculous. Perhaps they are
so. But suppose our fathers or grand
fathers would have been told, only forty
years ago, that in the year 1868 we will
travel six hundred to seven hundred miles
in twenty-four hours ; that the Philadel
phia and Lancaster newspapers will con
tain all the important news correctly re
ported, from London,Berlin, Paris, Con
stantinople and St. Ptersburg, up to the
very moment of going to press on the
morning of publication, what would they
have thought, and how would they have
treated the individual who would utter
such ridiculous nonsense ? They would
have confined him in the lunatic asylum
as one entirely unfit and unsafe to be at
large. And yet all this, and even much
more, has been accomplished, and this be
ing the case, what will not be done during
the next hundred years? .Among the
many suggestions and ideas as to improve
ment on the present mode of traveling,
some may, and perhaps will be successful.'
Judging from the wonderful past, how
ever, I feel rather inclined to predict that
the next great improvement will be a new
one, and not now thought of as among
the probabilities. Something greater and
grander than we now have or know of
must come. What it will be lam unable
to say. The only way to find out is to
wait and see.
For the purpose of forming some idea
as to the probable future. I propose to
give the experience of Professor John
Smith, who, one day last summer, took a
walk along the banks of the Conestoga,
and being tired, and the weather extreme
ly hot, he laid down in the shade under a
large white-oak, to enjoy a good, refresh
ing nap. He slept very soundly, and con
tinued to sleep for one hundred years,
when he waked up, rubbed his eyes and
looked around and about him, wondering
what had become of the old oak. and how
to account for the young chesnut trees oc
cupying its place. The rocks were still
there, and the Conestoga, continued to
flow as it did when he first laid down.
Looking northward he found himself quite
'near a city. lle distinctly remembered
that he had proceeded about two miles
south of Lancaster, but a large and flour
ishing city was only a short distance—less
than half a mile from where ho waked up.
He resolved to satisfy himself as to the
nature of his own existence—to know
whether he was the same Professor John
Smith living, or whether he was now in
the laud of spirits. He proceeded on into
the city. He recognized the same old
hills along the :banks of the Conestoga,
but everything appeared new, strange and
wonderful. He made some enquiry as to
his whereabouts, and found himself in the
southern part of Lancaster city. Streets
and iron bridges across the Conestoga
were almost innumerable. Everybody
seemed to be in a hurry, and nobody in
clined to answer his questions. Every
body was bareheaded. All wore coarse,
plain but apparently comfortable clothes,
and the costume of females differed but
little from those of men. The streets and
sidewalks were paved with iron plates, and
all the houses were of iron. Now and
then, as he proceeded several miles to
wards the centre of the city, ho noticed
some old style houses, of brick and stone,
with wooden doors and window sash.
Not understanding how these and many
other changes were brought about, and
not knowing what to do, where to go or
how to suit himself to this new state of
things, he concluded that the first thing
in order was to get himself posted, and
whilst looking at some new object of at
traction he was suddenly startled by a,
noise resembling a rocket flying through
the air, only more rapidly. " I looked
up," said the Professor, " and saw a mon
ster machine going netward, with ex
traordinary speed over the town, at an
altitude of several thousand feet. In a
ibw. seconds it was entirely out of sight.
I asked a gentleman to tell me what that
"That 1 why don't you know that that's
the that through line ?"
"Well, well," I answered, "I should
think it was decidedly that, but tell me,
if you please, what is it ?"
`What is it!" he answered, appar
ently provoked at my stupidity, " didn't
I tell you it was the that through line."
"But," said I, "you don't pretend to
say that people travel in such a boat as
that ? Excuse my ignorance—l'm a stran
course they Of course they travel in that Flyer,"
he said, "these twenty years—ever since
1948. Before that time, you know, or
ought to know, they only made three or
four hundred miles an hour,
but now they
go it from San Francisco to St. Peters
burg in anhour and a quarter,without stop
ping. The way-line stops at scuh stations
as the Mississippi, the Delaware, the
Thames and the Rhine, and the entire
trip takes from two hours to two and a
quarter. They have also an opposition
line, by w:ty of the Pacific, but as the
wind is geLerally from west to east, that
route-requi r.'s about an extra half or three
quarters of an hour. They say, however,
that the sensation is more agreeable by
way of the Pacific, but how to account for
it lam unable to say. For my part, I
never tried that route, as I always con
sidered the Atlantic good enough when I
want to go shopping in Berlin or St. Pe
" Surely," thought I, "this is a wonder
ful!" Anxious to become more thor
ougtd age y posted, I remarked :
I suppose the locomotives attached to
these Flyers are kept up by means of gas."
"Locomotives What do you mean by
locomotives ? What kind of a thing is
" Surely," said I, " you know what a
locomotive is. A steam engine, you know,
such as they use on the railroads to run
"Steam engines and railroad cars I See
here, stranger, explain yourself—what are
you talking about—what do you mean V'
"Is it possible," I exclaimed, "that
you don't know what a railroad is ? Why
I traveled to Philadelphia by rail ever so
"Oh, yes, yes," he . answered, "I now
remember reading something about rail
roads, some old fashioned way of traveling
they used to have many, many years
"But tell me," said Prof. Smith, "what
kind of power do they use to rush these
Flyers through the air ?I'
"Electricity, of course," he answered.
" Not wishing to appear too stupid, or
entisgAy imbibed the age in which I found
myself," said Prof. Smith, "I simply an
swered, ‘Wiry yes, of course—l knew it
was Ityl of didn't
Of it.' 17
Mr. Smith continued his way through
the city, seeking further information and
seeing what was to be seen, and every
thing was new and wonderful:
One thing, however, was unchanged—
precisely as it was in 1868—one hundred
years ago, and when he saw it proudly
waving from a liberty pole, three hundred
feet high, he felt that he was still in his
own native country. It was the'old flag—
the sears and stripes. But, instead of
thirty-six stars, they appeared to be innu
merable. The name of the country was
changed and simplified, from the "United
States of America" to "The United
World." The capitol of the only exist
ing Government was still on the bank of
the Potomac—Washington city—where a
monument had been erected, of solid Ital
ian marble, five hundred feet high, in
honor of three hundred thousand freemen,
who, •one hundred years ago, sacrificed
their lives in order that Liberty might live
and the dear old flag float in triumph and
glory forever I
(TO BE CONTINUED.)
HENRY WARD BEECTIER ON POLITICAL
Hundreds of people went away from
Plymouth Church, New York, on Sun
day evening, unable to get inside of the
house. "Abhor that which is evil," was
Mr. Beecher's text. He said that there
was a growing tendency among church
members and others to allow wickedness
to grow and flourish from a mistaken idea
that every man should attend to his own
business. Others compromised with their
consciences until they became indifferent
as to whether the guilty were brought to
justice or not. New York has nearly as
many churches as dens of infamy, yet the
pulpits of that city allowed all kinds of
corruption to grow within its borders un
til it is second only to Sodom and Go
morrah. Business men who stand high in
the church, set examples before their clerks
that ought to make every honest man
abhor them from the bottom of his heart.
Ministers are supposed to be the mouth
pieces of God, yet they grow fat in the
service of the Devil by keeping silent when
they should lift up their voices and expose
the wickedness of corrupt men in high
places. Justice is bought and sold, or
knocked down to the highest bidder. The
very word "Judge" stinks, and could
some of these ministers of so-called justica
be placed under parental rule once more,
to have the scenes of their childhood re
newed, it would be a blessing to them and
to their country. Were all the villainies
of men in high places brought to light,
they would include all the crimes known
to Sing Sing and Auburn. It is time for
some one to "thunder," or society will be
overwhelmed with the corruption of its
members. The foundations of the Govern
ment are supported by votes. When these
votes are bought and sold the Government
rests on quicksand. This is bad enough;
but what shall we say when Legislatures
are put into the market ? The only differ
ence between New York and Albany is
that the latter place is one hundred and
fifty miles further up the river. The peo
ple must rise up and show their abhorrence
of these wicked men. Until the Churdh
and its members do this, we are at the mer
cy of swindlers and thieves. In his pray
er, Mr. Beecher called on God to have mer
cy on the Judges, and take them away.
him who shall hare b
Army and his orphan, to do all which may
and cherish a just and a lasting peace
lurselyes and with all nations."-4..1.
Pea Abrahatufo Chip*
GEN. HOOKER is serionsly ill.
GENERAL BUTLER'S health is improv
TILE party that declined "peace " has
gone to pieces.
THE Baptists of Altoona are building
a new church.
GRANT is no longer a , tanner, but a
THERE are said to be 1,100,000 Baptists
in the United States.
ISAAC W. MAY is the Workingmen's
nominee for Mayor of Boston.
ONE million sacks of wheat are stored
in the warehouses of San Francisco.
Goon bootmakers are scarce in San
Francisco, and command high wages.
A WiscoNsi:NEE husked and piled one
hundred bushels of corn the other day.
THE Methodists of this country added
100,000 to their membership last year.
A SEWER caved in at Cleveland, Ohio,
and seven men were buried in the ruins.
A COLORED preacher in Mississippi an
nounces a monthly Colored Citizens' Mag
NORTH CAROLINA sends to the next
Congress six Republicans and one Demo
LEmoxs are now sold in Boston by re
tail at less than one-half the price asked
TWELVE thousand rat skins have already
been purchased by the merchants of Fair
How. Whr. M. PRICE, one of the most
distinguished lawyers of Baltimore, died
on Friday last.
A TOPOGRAPHICAL survey of the Gettys
hurg battle field is now being made by the
NEHEMIAH BALL, of Concord, Mass.,
was sentenced to ten years in the Pent
tengary for forgery.
COUNTERFEIT $2 bills upon the St.
Nichols Bank of New York are being cir
culated in that city.
THREE hundred thousanddollars 7 worth
of presents were given at a New York
wedding last week.
Emu men were killed one day last week
by the falling in of a brick arch in the city
of Louisville, Kentucky.
GEN, SHERIDAN has perfected plans for
a six months' campaign against the hostile
Indians in Kansas and Colorado.
THE Washburns of Illinois and Wis
consin are both over fifty, have gray hair,
and live together in Washington.
TUE women of Alton, N. 11., gutted a
liquor-shop in that place last Wednesday,
and emptied the fluids into the street.
BRIGHAM YOUNG has issued a bull
against long-tailed dresses. Sensible in
that, anyhow. He don't like dirty stock
LAST week the powder mill of David
Beveridge, near Barnesville, three miles
above Tamaqua, Schuylkill county, blew
THE Woman's Medical College of Phil
adelphia has opened its nineteenth annual
session with a class of forty full-course
A LADY named Mary Hayes, of Louis
ville, Kentucky, has fallen heir to $300,000
in gold, bequeathed by her grandfather,
FIFTY-SEVER persons were killed and
ten injured by an explosion at the Orley
Mine Colliery, near Wigan, England, on
the 27th ult.
THE Scranton (Luzerne county) Demo
crat hoists the name of lion. Am Packer
as its choice for the Democratic candidate
for next Governor.
ABA KIMBALL died at Boston a few
days ago from injuries received by jump
ing from the window of a gambling saloon,
to avoid a police raid.
TIIIC number of children who attend
school in the United States, amounts to
8,000,000. They use 20,000,000 books,
which cost $28,750,000.
THE South Americans say it is the first
shock of an earthquoke that always does
the most damage. The subsequent ones
are never so destructive.
A " PATENT rat-trap," in a store at
Bridgeport, Conn. '
that was never known
to catch a rat, last week caught a burglar
and held him till the police caw along.
ONE THOUSAND loaves of bread were
distributed among the poor at Frankford
Road and York streets, Philadelphia, by
the Union Lea,g ue of the 19th Ward, on
THE total amount of money raid to live
places of amusement in Philadelphia,
during the months of August, September
and October last, was $151,585. This was
exclusive of shows, concerts, balls, operas,
&c., which amounted to probably as much
AT the Womens' Rights convention,
just held at Boston, Rev. James Freeman
Clark, advocated educating the sexes to
gether, as the best way to prevent them
from falling in love too quickly. Addresses
were delivered by Rev. Charles Bernard,
Frederick Douglas and Frank W. Bird,
all favoring suffrage for women.
THIS following are the places where the
tearful Seymour spoke, after the October
elections, and the Republican majority
gains in each place: Rochester, 276; Buff
alo, 3172;, Cleveland, 1,287; Chip ,
5,169; Indianapolis, 605; Columbus, •i;
Pittsburg, 2,000; Reading, 198; Philadel
phia, 2,200; at home, 1,000; an average
Republican gain of 1,539 for each effort.
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WALL KINDS or JOE PRINTI,NG executed
with neatness and despatch.
Tar Lebanon Courier says that a char.
ter has been taken out, under fhe free rail
road law, for a road from Lebanon Fur
naces to Cornwall Ore Banks, under the
title of the Cornwall Railroad Company.
FOUR boys- —the oldest not over thirteen
years—one night last week stole fifty sheep
from the Avenue Drove Yard, West Phil
adelphia. They sold a number of them at
$1 each. Two of the boys were arrested.
GENERAL GRANT has already subdued
the entire army of office-seekers. They
don't come near his Headquarters at
Washington, and they appear to be en
tirely at a loss to know how to approach
" THE newspapers have you married,
as well as chosen Vice President of the
United States," said a friend to Mr.
Speaker Colfax, the other day. "Electeil,
but not yet sworn in, in either case," was
ORE day last week a servant girl, near
Springfield, Illinois, was lifting a vessel of
boiling water from the stove, when she
tripped and spilled it over three children
who were playing near her and they were
all terribly scalded, one of them fatally:
IT is said'that General Grant, since his
recent return to Washington, expresser
much gratification at the fact that of the
very large number of gentlemen he met,
both in New York and Philadelphia, not
one solicited him for an office either fbr
himself or a friend.
Tim papers of Illinois claim a popula
tion of 2,641,510 on the vote of 499,4381 hr
President this year. She had a popula
tion in 1860 of 1,711,951. Such strides, if
kept up will cause a few States that we
know of, to "wake up," if they want to
be in the lead on population in 1870.
A VENERABLE Democrat in Madison,
Indiana, is grieved sorely for having given
his son, an education. "I have had ten
sons grown," says he, " and all of 'em
voted the Dimicmtic ticket but one. I
spiled him by giving him an edication, and
so he is a Republican and votes aginst the
Dim lends. ' 7
THE Canton (Ohio) Repository, and the
Republican of the same city—two very
ably conducted papers—have just been
consolidated as " The Canton Repository
and Republican." The paper now con"
tains forty columns of reading matter, and
proudly ranks as a first-class Republican
paper of the great Buckeye State.
CROSLEY PYLE, of Franklin twp.,
Chester county, has sent to the editor of
the Oxford Press three ears of corn; the
whole number of grains on said ears is
4,560; largest number on one ear, 11180;
the heaviest ear weighs lib 12 oz; the
thickest girths 9 inches in the middle, and
the longest measures 121 inches.
H. RIVES POLAUD, the notorious rebel
editor of the Southern Opinion, was shot
dead in front of his office, in the city of
Richmond, Va., on Tgesday last, by
James Grant. The alleged cause was a
publication in the Opinion reflecting on
the character of Grant's sister The wea
pon used was a double-barreled shot gun.
DURING the past summer there were
erected in Allentown, 327 new houses; 38
were remodelled, and additions were erect
ed to 17, making a total of 382. There are
included in the above 4 churches, 2. engine
houses, and 27 store-houses. Of the re
mainder there are 31 three-story brick,
103 two-story brick, and 142 two-story
Tms population •of Pennsylvania has
recently been made by a comparison of the
election returns of 1860 and 1868. In 1860
the vote polled for electors for President
was 476,642 to population 2,906,115, as ob
tained from the census returns. In 1868
the vote for President was 655,662 which
would give a present population of 3,992,-
His Excellency, the Governor, has ap
pointed Hiram Corson, M. D. of Mont
gomery county, Edward C. Haines, of
Centre county, and A. Boyd Hamilton
and William Colder, of Dauphin county,
Commissioners to represent Pennsylvania
at a convention which met at Springfield,
Illinois, on Tuesday, the first of December,
for the purpose of recommending to the
Legislatures of the several States, an effi
cient system of legislation for the repres
sion and prevention of the diseases among
known as the Texas fever and
other kindred diseases.
Tim Toledo (Ohio) Blade says: It is as
tonishing what an amount of common
sense was knocked into the Democratic
cranium by the great blow which the peo
ple struck on the 3d ult. What milder
method of education could have enlighten
ed the Chicago Times, for example, up to
the point of saying, with reference to the
reconstruction laws: "Why stand back
and hurl the epithet ' unconstitutional , at
measures and doctrines which the people
have already passed upon and approved?
Is this the businegs of statesmen? Is this.
the way to win popular favor?""
MR. EDWARD PAY EON WESTON is pre
paring for a pedestrian trip from Bangor,
Me., to St. Paul, Minn., and back to New
York, a distance of 5,000 miles. He will
start from Bangor at 4 P. M. on Tuesday,
December 1, and must reach the City Hall,
New York, on or before 4 P. M. on the
11th of March, the actual walking time
being, omitting Sundays, 86 days. Wes
ton must actually walk 5,000 miles within
the stipulated time, or he cannot take the
prize, which in this trial is 520,000. Eight
witnesses are to accompany him in carri
ages from the beginning to the termina
tion of his journey. He will walk through
seventeen States, in one hundred and
eig,hty-eight counties, and seven hundred
and twenty-eight cities and towns, and
take 9,794,996 steps, all within one hun
dred consecutive days.
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