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LANCASTER, PA., FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 1869.
THE OLD FOLKS' ROOM.
The old man sat by the chimney side,
His face was wrinkled and Wan;
And he leaned both hands on his atont oak
As if all his work was done.
His coat was of good old fashioned grey,
The pockets were flee@ and wide,
Where his "specs" and his steel tobacco box
Lie snugly side by side.
The old man liked to stir the fire,
So near him the tongs were kept ;
Sometimes ho mused as he gazed at the coals,
Sometimes he sat and slept.
What saw he in the embers there?
Ah 1 pictures of other years ;
And now and then they wakened smiles,
But as often started tears.
His good wife sat on the other side;
In a high-backed flag seat chair ;
I see 'Death the pile of her muslin cap
The sheen of her silvery hair.
There's a happy look on her aged face,
As she busily knits for him
And Nellie takes up the stitches dropped,
For Grandmother's eyes are dim.
Their children came and read the news,
To pass the time each day ;
How It stirs the blood in the old man's heart
To hear of the world away
'T Is a homely twene—l told you tai,
But pleasant it is to view,
At least I thought it so myself,
And sketched it down for you.
Be kind unto the old, my friend,
They're worn with this world's strife,
Though bravely once perchance they fought
The stern, fierce battle of life.
They taught our youthful feet to climb
Upward's life's rugged steep ;
Then let us gently lead them down
To where the weary sleep.
NY HUSBAND'M 19 XI)1 4 1D WIFE.
My husband came tenderly to my side:
"Are you going out this evening, love?"
"Of course I am!"
I looked down complseently at my dress
of pink crape, dew-dropped over with crys
tal, and the trails of pink azalans that
caught up its folds here and there. A
diamond bracelet encircled one round white
arm, and a little cross blazed fitfully at
my throat. I had never looked Issttesi
and I felt a sort of girlish pride as my eye
met the fairy reflection in the mirror.
"Come, Gerald, make haste!—why, yon
haven't begun to dress yeti . "
Where were my wifely instincts that I
did not see the haggard, drawn look in his
features— , the fevered light in his eyes?
"I can't go to night, Madeline—l am
not well enough."
"You are never 'well enough' to oblige
me, Gerald. I am tired of being put off
with such excuses."
He made no answer but dropped his
head in his hands on the table before him.
“0, come, Gerald,” I urged, petulantly,
"it is awkward fbr me to go alone always.
He shook his head listlessly.
"I thought perhaps you would be will
ing to remain at home withme, Madeline. "
"Kea are so selilab?” I said plaintively,
"and lam all dressed. Claudia took half
an hour for my hair. I dare say you'll
be a great deal quieter without me, that is,
if you are determined not to go. "
No answer again.
"Well, if you choose to be sullen, I can't
help it," I said lightly, as I turned and
went out of the roOta, adjusting in my
silver boquet holder the tube roses and
heliotropes seeming to distill incense at
Was I heartless and cruel? Mid I ceas
ed to love my husband? From the bot
tom of my heart I believe that .I lo d Shita
as truly awl tender as as ever,irife but
I had 'been and petted few
brief y am *,Wealthe -hitter Wands,
so to speak, Vfecne entombed alive. ,
I wet to the W it Altiti luod my Og.ot
Mule : 0 4 114 1 , uatml, The
hone , tO &II away, sbod with
petwhittlenzithwusicialcune,l % ;
tough% a Momentary . tett/fie in thee nnu.
Mr:tea-toot; that.lllesid words avrek-
Me, 'ro c t o wel*, from a dream.
66 ' luAd Iff
Ico not well be mistaken 14 the
nyne—it was scarcely common place
etiough far that. They ivere 0441—two
or three stout, SuAiness-like looking gen
tletnen—in the hall without, pad i,GP,4 1 4
catch, ipm end then, a fuOtive word or
I)ll ‘ llg ie o l ti tefkik lain it 34 1 /4 teilow
140— y rUbled, so, lieu and Orr
kik say—Ldreklessi extravagance of his
*ice 1 ,9 ,
All these vague fragments I heard; Aug
then sorpsotie said:
"And What is hegoing, l t o Vow ?"
"Irkat conlie do - 1 1 ! - Poor Tow C ~/
am sorry; bilt he' should lltTe'aticulatted
. bie. lawn* and eXPeteee bette/Q'
"Or hts irtth should. Deuce take theme
eromett—they are at the bottom of all a
man's troubles ."
roae horri dly upi,wlth my heart beat
ingtumUltuously beneath the pintoes/efts
aad went back to the lighted corridors.
.Albany Moore was Wetlhglo claim my
hand for the next reolowl.
" Are you ill, Mrs. Clen? Row pale
Ton look Ins
46 i—I am not very well., I wish
waald-t halve -M eaMago
Meore. ll -
SS For I felt uow that hie* was the place
'Hurried by some umeevuttgble Impulse,
I sprang out the moment the carriage
wheels touched the curbstone, and rushed
up to my husband's room. The door
was locked, but I could see a light shining
faintly under . the threshold. I knocked
wildly and persistently.
"Gerald! Geraid! for Ileaven's sake
let me int"
Something fell on the marble hearth
stone within, making a metallic clink, and
my husband opened the door a little way.
I had never seen him look so pale before,
or so rigid or determined.
"Who arc you?" he demanded wildly.
" Why cannot you leave me in peace?"
"It's I, Gerald—your Madeline—your
own little wife."
And I caught from his hand the pistol
he was striving to conceal in his breast—
its mate lay on the marble hearth, under
the mantle—and flung it out of the win
" Gerald! you would have left me?".
"I would have escaped!" he cried, still
half delirious to all appearances. " Debt
—disgrace—misery—her reproaches! I
would have escaped them alll"
His head fell, like that of a weary child,
on mripiosider. I daew him gently to a
sofa, and soothed him with a thousand
murmured words, a thousand mute cares
ses! For had it not all been my fault?
And through all the long weeks of fear
that followed, I nursed him with unwaver
ing care and devotion. I had but one
thought—one desire—to redeem myself
in his estimation, to prove to him that I
was something more and higher than the
butterfly of fashion I had hitherto shown
Well, the March winds had howled
themselves away into their mountain fast
nesses, the brilliant April rain drops were
dried on bough and spray—and now the
apple blossoms were tootling their fragrant
billows of pinky bloom in the deep, blue
air of latter May. Where were we now?
It was a picturesque little cottage just
out of the city, tarnished very much like
a magnificent baby house. Gerald sat in
a cushioned easy chair on the piazza, just
where he could glance through the open
window at me, working a batch of biscuits
with my sleeves rolled up above my el
bows, and the " gold thread" hair neatly
confined in a silken net.
" Wpat an industrious fairy it is!"
he said; smiling sadly.
" Well, you see I like it! It's a great
deal better than those sanataii on the
"Who would have thought you would
make so notable a housekeeper!"
I laughed gleefully—l had all a child's
delight in being praised.
" Are you not going to Mika Delancey's
croquet party?" he pursued.
"No—what do I care for croquet par
ties? I'm going to finish your shirts, and
you'll read aloud to me!"
" Madeline, I want you to answer me
"What is it?"
I had safely deposited my pan of biscuits
in the oven by this time, and was dusting
the dour off my hands.
" What have you done with your dia
" I sold them long ago—they paid sever
al heavy bills, besMul settling half a year's
" But Madeline, you were so proud of
your diamonds'' ,
" I was once—now they would be the
bitterest repench my eyes could meet. 0,
Gerald, had I been less vain,)ind thought
less and extravagant —l ,
I checked myself, said a robin,. singing
in the peril/sod depth. of the apple bkos
seine, above the piazza, took up the drop
ped current of sound!
" That's right, little red breast," said
my husband, half jokingly, " talk her
down. She has forgotten that our past is
dead and gone, and that we have turned
over a new page In the book of existence!
Madeline do you know how I feel some
tiroop when I sit and look at you!"
" Well, I feel like a widower who has
married main." •
My heart ga a little superstitious
"Like a widower wbo has= married
"yes, I can remember ray bet wife—a
brilliant, thoughtless child, without as
idea beyond tide patiliceAion of present
whims—a spoiled playlblogi Well, that
little Madinah** vanisWanty ist9 the
put, el* has gone away, to atom to me
no more, and in her stead I beheld my
second wik a thonglithd, tender woman,
whose watchful love mama& me likes&
atmosphere, whose drametor grown mom
"noble, and develops *elf into new depth
and beauty every day."
I was haosling by Ma side, now, whinny
sleek upon his arm, and my eyes looking
t‘ And which de you glove beet, Gerald?
the first or second wife?"
"I think the trials and vicissitudes
three which we have, passed are welcome
_they bane brought me as
their lomat nwita, , the priteless treasure
of my second wife.'
That was what. Gerald answered me;
the sweeteet words that ever fell upon my
46 TRE SOLDIER'S PRATER."
"Our Father" which is in Washington,
" General U. S. Grant;" in his name thy
will be done, in the South an well as in
the North; and give us out daily rations,
and forgive us our short comipgs as we
SOnv: our Quartermasters. FOrkirre is
minion and rule over the !f" pper
heads and Rebels," and habitation in the
White Rouse, for }bur years, &e. Amen.
U. S. 0.
By Capt. John H. A. Roltr.e.
d t we a n d his orphan, to do all "%hamar
and cherish a false aid a Mains, peace
vurselres and ;with all nation." 4. Z.
t Atha lbrahanfo Chip,.
THERE are 1,250,000 Free Masons in
the United States.
AT a late wedding in Boston the flowers
used on the occasion cost $lO,OO.
CHICAGO shipped seventy-eight bushels
of wheat in 1838. The amount shipped in
1868 was upward of forty million bushels.
ASIILAND, the house of Clay, is now the
site of a university attended by over six
hundred students from all parts of the
SAN FRANCISCO has strawberries and
fresh salmon the year round. The latter
was not over fifteen cents a pound all the
last year, and is now sold at nine cents.
NATritarrEr. G. WOOD, watchmaker
and jeweller, in Hanover-et., Bal., was rob
bed on Sunday morning of $7OOO worth of
R. T. LEONARD, of St. Joseph Missouri,
has walked one hundred miles in twenty
seven consecutive hours—last mile being
in eleven minutes.
AT Pleasantville some oil-seekers, in
sinking a well, struck a vein of coal eight
feet in depth. The vein is but forty feet
from the surfhce, and can be easily
ROBBERIES, rows, fights. and confidence
men seems to be the order of the day in
Corry. They also have a velocipede in the
SPANGLER and Arnold, imprisoned at
the Dry Tortugas for complicity in the
assassination of President Lincoln, have
received a full pardon.
Gov. Glassy has issued the warrants
for the execution of Geo. S. Twitchell, Jr.,
and Gerald Eaton. They are to be hung
on Thursday, April Bth, at Philadelphia.
IT is stated several boxes of guineas of
the coinage of George the Third, have
been recovered from the wreck of the Brit
ish frigate Hussar, sunk in East river in
Twit' jury in the case of James Grant,
charged with the murder of Rives Pollard,
at Richmond, Virginia, brought in a ver
dict of not guilty, and the prisoner was
AN unsuccessful effort was made in the
Georgia Rouse of Representatives an Sat
urday to adopt the 15th amendment to the
Constitution of the United States.
Mintz than two thousand one hundred
disabled soldiers are housed, fed, clothed
and in all respects tenderly cared for in
the various National Asylums.
GRANT'S military appointments are ad
mirable. The soldiers who were persecu
ted I:iy Andrew Johnson have received
justice from their old comrade and com
OF three applicants for the Post Office
at Dubuque, one claims it because his
wife is a cousin of Grant; another says ho
can "go him two nieces better;" and the
third wants it because he is a Winer.
A LYON Monument Association formed
in St. Louis, for the purpose of erecting a
monument to General Nathaniel Lyon,
who was killed at the battle of Wilson's
Greek, Mo., in August, 1881.
A CHILD without a backbone is report
ed to have recently died in Ohio, where
upon the Boston Post remarks, that by
his death "the State lost admirable ma
terial for a member of Congress.”
Or the 142 delegates to the coming
Democratic State Convention, twenty three
have been instructed for General Case, six
for Packer, three for General McCandless,
sixty-one are uninstructed, and forty yet
remain to be chosen. The chances appear
to be all in favor of Cass.
A DOCTOR in illbsouri has been detect
ed in poisoning his patients, which he has
been accustomed to do in a cautious and
stealthy manner. On exiuninatkak be was
found to be insane, and yet he had been
practising for mon ths In that condition.
WILLIAW F. Wzt.cu, has recovered a
verdict of $lO,OOO from the Illinois Chntral
Railroad, for an injury received while
acting as brakeman, being thrown o ff
the top of the care by an awning project
ing from a railroad buildbig.
IN Chicago husbands are said to be so
fearful of divorce that they add to their
announcements of future movemeute the
letters "W. P,” which mean "wife per-
GE N. (IRANT'g uneqUivocal declaration
in favor of universal suffrage will secure
the adoption of that amendment We
should Like to look at the Republican who
Would go back on the amendment,
TER New York World and the Lances
terintellVencer,tell their readers that Grant
la hopelessly Wield, and calls upon the
democratic party to array its forges
evilest the new Administration. Good!
That's where we want them.
JUDGE BREWSTER, Of Philadelphia, iD
pronouncing a sentence last week, said
that the public had come to regard nearly
all murderers as either heroes or martyrs
—heroes if they escaped punishment, mar
tyrs if they received it.
Tiu Indiana Legislature has been brok
en up by a conspiracy of the opposition in
each branch, who sent in their resignations
on the 4th. The Governor has ordered
special elections, to fill the vacancies, to
be held on the 23d, and will consequently
reconvene the Legislature.
G. DAWSON COLEMAN, State Senator
from Lebanon county, is spokes of as She
Republican candidate for Governor in
come quarters. The Philadelphia Sunday.
Republic says of him : "He makee an ex
celknt Senator, would make a eapital run,
and if elected would prove an honest and
Impartial Chief Magistrate."
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with neatness and despatch. •
THE Blair county Republicans have
adopted the Crawford county system of
making nominations. The vote stood, for
the system 4341, against it 328.
WESTMORELAND county rejoices in
probably the oldest married couple in the
State—Patrick Murphy and wife, aged
respectively 110 and 80 years.
AT a special election held for Council
man in the Bth Ward of Harrisburg last
week, Patrick Ryan, Republican, was
elected by five majority. In October the
ward gave one hundred and ten demo
THE next statement of the public debt
is expected to show a reduction of about
810,000,000. The heavy payments for
interest have been completed, and the re
ceipts of the pass month have exceeded the
expenditures by the amount specified.
WENDELL PHILLIPS in a recent lecture
said he was far from despairing because
Grant had not called to Ins Cabinet " the
hneat minds of the country. ,, He said we
ave had enough of the great men there,
and thanked (od we had got rid of the
whole of them.
THERE is much truth in the following
recent "chunk of wisdom , ' from Punch,
who says: "If you are a wise man you
will treat the world as the moon treats it.
Show it only one side of yourself, seldom
show yourself too much at a time, and let
what you show be calm, cool and polish
ed. But look at every side of the world."
AT a recent meeting of the Forest
County Republican Committee, J. G. Dale,
James Green and A. 11. Steele were ap
pointed Senatorial and Representative
Conferees to meet similar Conferees from
the other counties to elect delegates to
the next State Convention, instructed to
support John W. Geary for Governor.
THE New York anninercial makes the
startling statement that "not one-half the
income tax of the country is paid!" and
as an example and illustration, it says
that it knows of one house in New York
city, where twenty-one gentlemen board,
and only one has ever made an income re
turn, or paid an income tax, or ever been
asked so to do.
GEN. GRANT'S noble declaration in
favor of honestly paying the national debt
according to the letter and spirit of the
contract, is worthy of the great soldier
who saved the country from destruction.
Repudiators of all grades are classed with
the rebels and traitors who sought to de
stroy the national life, and will receive no
countenance from this administration.
IT is safe now to predict that we shall
hear no more of the Ku-Klux in the South.
For more than a month past, these assas
sins have been gradually withdrawing from.
the theatre of their bloody deeds. Hence
forth there will be no further Ku-Klux
murders in the South, because those assas
sins no longer have a friend at court. Tke
work of blood has ended—Grant will give
peace to all the country.
THE various religious denominations of
the United States,
and especially the mem
bers of the powe rful Methodist Episcopal
Church, have great faith in General Gijiat
aad in the prosperity of the Gospel under
his admisistration. The General's father
is a Methodist, his mother is a Methodist,
his wife is a Methodist, and through these
channels the General himself is well sea
soned with wholesome religious convic
THE Scranton Register, the Democratic
paper in a banner Democratic county, has
suspended. We tender the proprietors,
together with those of all Democratic
journals, our sympathies. Democratic
voters are not newspaper subscribers, or
perhaps we may put it thus : Newspaper
subscribers do not long remain Democratic
voters. When a man becomes able to read
and write and think a little, he generally
leaves the Jack Cade party.
Tnz Chicago Tribune assigns good rea-.
sons for arguing that the price of wheat
will be much lower during the coming
year. It concludes its article by saying :
' The best thing that holders can do is to
prepare to look their losses In the face as
fully as may be, and decide to 'let go,
chance of selling be denied in tot°.
The supply is too abundant to admit of a
scarcity, and sellers to the great world of
consumers are too numerous to admit of
thy holders being able to dictate in this
matter of prices.
Oun exchanges are circulating a story
telling bow a big "spotted'? tiger eats lit
, tie girls near New Orleans, leaving only
their shoes and curls to console their friends.
We don't doubt the fact that there is
tiger, perhaps several of them, in New
deans and vicinity, but their ravages
are generally confined to fast young men,
shirks and - thlr dbolish employers. Some
times the tiger swallows a handsome store
building at a single bite, with all its con
tents, and then washes the dry-goods or
hardware down with a good sized wine
shop. The same species of tiger has been
"spotted" in several other cities at dillbr
AN eilbrt will be made at the next elec•
tion for County Superintendent in Chester
county (in May next.) to have the office
filled by a &male. The candidate will be
Miss Maria L. Sanford, of Unionville, who
is a graduate of the Connecticut SW,
Normal School, and a lady of eminent
qualifications, energy and ability to 811
the position. The State Superintendent
of Common Schools has decided that there
is nothing in The law to prevent the eleo
tion of a tb node for County Superinten
dent. In the southern part of the county
of Chester, where Miss Sanford has been
reaidin.g and teaching, she is quite mu
lar, and will be strongly urged and inp
portiA by tchool dir.. , •tot., and men of in
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