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PENNSYLVANIA CENTRAL R. R.
on and after Monday, Nov. 15th, 1869, trains
will leave the Penn , a Railroad Depot, at Lan
ea,,ter, as follows:
Pit! shurg Ex. 12:51 a.m. Cincin. m
Pacific... ..... " Phila.'Expprese 3:40 "
Emigrant Tr. 4.28 " Fast Line 6:42 "
Mail 11:15 " Lane, "
Mail No. 2, via Columbia Ac.:
I (arrive) 1.25 p. m
FaSt Line 2:35 p. m. Pacific Express
Columbia Ac... 2:15 • (leave)... ..... . 1:35 "
Ilarrish'g Ac. 5:54 •• ;Southern Ex
Lune. Train.. 7:31 " (leave)
Cinch). " flarrish•g Ac
(1eave)..:..... 5:54 "
S 7: MM ER ARRANGEMENT,
MONDAN, APRIL, 18, 1810
G rot Trunk Line from the North and North
west for Philadelphia, New York, Read-
Pottsville, Tamaqua, Ashland, Sha
mokin, Lebanon, Allentown, Easton Eph
riaa, Litiz, Lancaster, Columbia, dx.
Trains leave Harrisburg for New York as fol
lows : At 5.35, 8.10 a. m., 1234 noon, and 2.05 p. m.
connecting with sinalai trains on the Pennsyl
vania Railroad, and arriving at New York at
12.15 noon, 3.40, 6.50 and 10.00 p. on., respectively.
Sleeping Cars accompany the 5.35 a. in., and
12.20 noon trains without change.
Returning: Leave New York at 9,00 a. m.,12.00
noon, and 5.00 p. no., Philadelphia at 8,15 a.
In. and 3.30 p. sleeping cars accompany the
9.00 a. in., and 5.00 p. in. trains from New York,
Leave Harrisburg for Reading. Pottsville,
Tamaqua, lotinersville, Ashland, Shamokin,
Pine Grove. Allentown and Philadelphia A at
8.10 a. In., 2.05 and 4.10 p. m. stopping at Leb
anon and principal way stations ; the 4.10 p. no.
train connecting for Philadelphia, Pottsville,
and Columbia only. For Pottsville, Schuylkill
Haven and Auburn, via Schuylkill and Susque
hanna Railroad, eave Harrisburg at 3.40 p. m.
Way Passenger Train leaves Philadelphia at
7.30 a. in., connecting with similar train on East
Penna. Railroad, returning from Reading at
6.35 p. m., stopping at all stations; leave Potts
ville at 5.40, 900 a. m., and 2.45 p. m .; Herndon at
9.30 a. in., Shamokin at 6.40 and 10.40 a.m.; Ash
land at 7,05 a. In., and 12.30 noon ;Tamaqua at
8.33 a. m.; and 2.20 p. in., for Philadelphia and
Leave Pottsville, via Schuylkill and Susque
hanna Railroad at 8.16 a. m. for Harrisburg, and
11.30 a. in. for Pine Grove and Tremont.
Reading Accommodation Train : Leaves
Pottsville at 5.40 a. in., passes Reading at 7:30 a.
In., arriving at Philadelphia at 10.20 a. in., return
ing leaves Philadelphia at 5:15 p. in., passing
Reading at 8.00 p. in., arriving at Pottsville et
9.40 p. m.
Pottstown Accommodation Train: Leaves
Pottstown at 6.25 a. in.; returning, leaves Phila
delphia at 4.00 p. m.
Columbia Railroad Trains leave Reading at
7.15 in. and 6.15 p. in. for Ephrata, Lrtiz, Lan
caster, Columbia, s:e.
Perkiomen Railroad Trains leave l'erkiomen
Junction at 9.00 a. no. 3.ooand 6.30 p. in.; return
leave Schwenksville at 8.05 a. in. and
r 3 noon, 9.11 . 1'4.15 m., connecting with sum
i.• r trains on Reading Railroad.
Colebrookdale Railroad trains leave Potts
town at 9.40 a.m., and 6.20 p. returning leave
Mt. Pleasant at 7.00 and 11.25 a. in., connecting
with similar trains on Reading R. R.
Chester Valley Railroad trains leave Bridge
port at 8.30 a. no., and 2 05 and 5 02 p. ut., return
ing, leave Downingtown at 6.20 a. in.,12.45 noon,
and 5.15 p.rto., connecting with similar trains on
Un Sundays: Leave New York at 510 p. in,,
Philadelphia at 8.00 a. in, and 3.15 p,
the 04.00 a. in. train running only to Reading,)
leave Pottsville 8.00 a. in.; Harrisburg 5.35 a. in.,
and 4.10 p. in., and Reading at 7.15 a. in., and
10.05 p. m. for Harrisburg, at 7.23 a. in., fir New
York anti at 9.40 a.m. and 4.25 p. in. for Philadel
Commutation, Mileage. Season, School and
Excursion Tickets, to and from all points, at
Baggage checked through; 100 pounds allowed
G. A. NICOLLS,
ICADING, PA., April IS, IJ7O. [ap3o-tt
READING AND COLUMBIA R. R.
ON AND AFTER
MONDAY, APRIL 25TH, 1870
PA:•!-ENGER TRAIIq:3 WILL RUN ON THIS
ROAD, AS FOLLOWS
Lancaster 8.2% a. m. Reading .....10:30 a. m
p. m. If
..... 6:35 p. m
Columbia a. in. " 10:30 a. m
3.15 p.m. " 5:35p. m
Heading ..... 7:20 a. m, Lancaster 9/7 a. m
• 6:15 p. m. " B'l7 p. in
7:20 a. m. Columbia .....9:40 a. m
9:15 p. m. " .....8:30 p. m
Trains leaving Lancaster and Columbia as
above, make close connection at Reacting with
Trains North and South• on Philadelphia and
Reading Railroad, and West on Lebanon Valley
Road. Tram leaving Lancaster at 8:20 A. M. and
Columbia at 8:15 A. M. connects closely at Read
ing with Train for Now York.
Tickets can be obtained at the Offices of the
New Jersey Central Railroad, foot of Liberty
street, New York; and Philadelphia and Reading
Railroad, 13th and Callowhill streets, Phila.
Through tickets to New York and Philadel
phia sold at all the Principal Stations, and llag
gage Checked Through.
.IWltfileage Ticket Books for 500 or 1000 miles,
Season and Excursion Tickets, to and from all
points, at reduced rates.
Trains aro run by Philadelphia and Reading
Railroad Time, which is 10 minutes faster than
Pennsylvania Railroad Time.
apA-If] GEO. F. GAGE, Su :•• .
, LANCASTER, June ‘2sth, MS.
EmTous EXPRESS: Dr. Wm. M. Whiteside, the
enterprising Dentist, has purchased from me a
large stook of teeth and all the fixtures, the in
struments former* belonging to me, and also
those used by my father, Dr. Parry, in his prac
tice. In the purchase, the doctor has provided
himself with some of the most valuable and ex
pensive instruments used in dental practice,
and has beyond doubt one of the beat and lar
gest collections of teeth and instruments in the
State. Persons visiting the commodious ofttoes
of Dr. Whiteside, cannot fail to be fully acoom
modated. The Doctor loses no opportunity of
furnishing himself with every late scientific
improvement in his line of business.
H. B. PARB.Y.
NAT M. WHITESIDE,
OFFICE AND RESIDENCE,
EAST KING STREET,
Next ( 1 00 r to tho Court Rouse, over Fames-
took's Dry Goods Store,
Teeth Extracted without pain by the use of
n02041] (Nitrous Oxide) Gas
Hats, Caps, Furs, dx.
M. C. EHRMAN,
HATS AND CAPS,
The Cheapest and Best, will be found at the
CORNER OF EAST KING AND DUKE-STS
One door west of Jonathan Sprecher , s
Leopard Hotel, and
Opposite the Court House,
Old customers and new patrons are assured
that the will be dealt with upon the most rea.
I have on hand a large assortment of
SILK, BRUSH and CASSIMERE lIATS,
of the latest style. Also, all styles of HATS and
CAPS for gentlemen, youths , and boys' weP.r. ,
Thanking my old customers for past favors, I
respectfully ask a continuance of their patron
Hats of all kinds made to order at the short
est notice. [aplls-1 yr
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EAST KING ST., LANCASTER, PA.,
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We arc now opening the large , t ain!
complete assortment of Ladies' and Clnl,:rey.'s
FANCY FURS over offered in this market, at
very low prices.
ROBES! ROBES!! ROBES!!!
Buffalo Robes, Lined and unlined; Hudson Bu}
Wolf, Prairie Wolf, Fox, Coon, &c.
BLANKETS AND LAP RUGS
Of all qualities, to which we woul,l particularly
invite the attention of all persons in want of
articles in that line.
GLOVES, GAUNTLETS and MITTS
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Mitts and Hoods.
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PHILADELPHIA, SCpl. 1, k 69.
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GENTLEMEN: We have just examined, with
the very greatest satisfaction, our Safe, pur
chased of you some years ago, and which pass
ed through our destructive fire last night.
We find the contents, without exception, en
tirely unharmed, merely slightly damp, and we
feel now in a condition to commence our busi
ness again, having every book perfectly safe.
We shall in a few days require a larger one,
and will call upon you.
JAMES EA.RLE & SONS.
PHILADELPHIA, Ang. 27, 1869.
Messßs. FARREL, HERRING & CO.
GENTLEMEN: In the year 1856, I unfortunately
was in business in the Artisan iluilding, which
was destroyed by fire on the 10th of April. I
bad then in use what I supposed was a Fire
proof Safe, but upon opening it I found every
thing was destroyed, and fire burning therein.
You will recoßect gentlemen, there wore
several of your Safes in that fire, also several in
the tire at Sixth and Commerce streets. the next
May, five weeks afterwards, all of which upon
being opened proved they were fire-proof in
deed, for I witnessed the opening of the most
of them, and in every case the contents were
preserved, while Sates of other makers were
partially or entirely destroyed. lat once con
cluded to have something that I could depend
upon, and purchased one of your Safes.
Tho Safe I purchased of you at that time was
subjected to a white heat (which was witnessed
by several gentlemen that reside in the neigh
borhood) at the destruction of my Marble Paper
Factory, 921 Wallace street, on the afternoon
and evening of the 24th inst. After digging the
Safe from the ruins, and opening it this morn
ing, I was much pleased to find everything, con
sisting of books, papers, money and silverware
all right. 1 shall want another of your Safes as
soon as I can get a place to continue my busi
ness in. I could not rest contented with any
other make of Safes.
ell ARLES W ILT.I A Nis,
Marble Paper Menu Maurer.
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LANCASTER, PA. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1870.
Print ill lb
THE DEiT AN!) CHEAPEST PLACE
To get all kinds of
JOB PRINTING DONE,
IS AT THE
FATHER ABRAHAM OFFICE,
SOUTII QUEEN STREET,
Two Doors North of Express Office.
ALL IN WANT OF
Will titpl it to their interest to give us a call
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The sun is going down, old friend,
The sun is going down ;
Thy heart is full of sighs, my friend,
The day is well nigh flown.
The sun is almost down, dear friend,
Drive out thy cherished wrath ;
Go to thy brother sad, my friend,
The cloud is o'er his path.
The sun is almost down, old friend,
Thy brother waits for thee,
His loving heart is yearning, friend,
With tender sympathy.
The sun is almost down, my friend ;
Ere sinks he to his rest,
Let thy true soul go out, old friend,
To him who loves thee best.
The sun is going fast, dear friend,
A hand enclaspe thine own ;
The HMI has gong at last, my friend,
Love Mandl on his throne
Washington Sunday Chronicol.
A MOMENT' OF PASSION.
The story, or something like it, has been
told before, but we Wish to tell it in our
own way. And the lesson it teaches will
bear many repetitilis.
Mr. Ellis was a titan of kind and. tender
feelings, but quick•tempered and impul
sive. lie had a son, ten years old, a
bright, handsome, wnerous-hearted boy,
who inherited his 4ther's impulsive char
acter. A quick-tdmpered father and a
thoughtless, impulsive boy are apt to get
into sharp collision at times, and it was so
with Mr. Ellis and his little son. The
father's commands were not always obey
ed ; and as the fatlfer bad some strict no
tions in regard to Obedience, punishments
jarred amid the household harmonies rath
er more frequently, than a wise regard to
justice and humanity would have approv
ed. The hasty temper and foregone con
clusions of Mr. Elias made his discipline
oftener cruel than reformatory. A single
instance will illustrate our meaning ; and
thakis the story is!, wish to relate.
I, was a pleasgut summer afternoon,
andiWillie Ellis crime out from his moth
er's .hands clad 41 in white linen, and
100 ling as sweet Snd pure as innocence
itself. The house stood only a short dis
tance from a river r on the banks of which
the boy was fond of sporting, and in the
ooze of which he sometimes soiled his gar
ments in a sad way, much to the discom
fort of himself and his mother.
Willie," said Mr. Ellis, as the boy
Massed out, "where are you going ?"
Only to play," answered the roguish
"To play—where ?"
"With Eddie Wheeler, down at his
"Did your mother say you might go
Very well ; all right, then. But, mind
one thing—you arc not to go down to the
river. Yesterday you came home with
your clothes soiled and wet. I won't have
that again. So remember, that I've said
--don't go to the river."
" Not if Mr. Wheeler lets Eddie go ?"
There was a half-pleading book in the
young, bright face.
"No," was the imperative answer ;
"I've said don't j go to the river, and if
you disobey me 11l punish you severely."
Willie's step had lost some of its airy
lightness when he moved on again.
Mind that you don't forget !" called
the father after him.
The boy heard, but did not look back or
make any respome, which a little annoy
ed Mr. Ellis, who had grown very sensi
tive on the score of strict obedience.
"It wouldn't at all surprise me," he
said to himself, "if he were to come home
iu au hour all covered with river mud.
He is so thoughtless, or self-willed—l
hardly know which. But children must
be made to obey. That's the discipline
to enforce, at all iazarcls ; and if he dis
obeys me this time, he will have cause to
remember it as hng as he lives."
Something had gone wrong with Mr.
Ellis, and he was in a sterner mood than
usual. Moods cf mind, rather than a
sense of justice, oftenest influence our
conduct with reference to others. We act
from state of feeling more frequently than
from considerations of right.
Mr. Ellis went away from. home soon
after, and returaed in an hour. As he
stood at the door, and glanced around for
a moment before entering, ho saw Willie
in a shocking plight, wet and soiled from
head to foot, slink through the garden
gate. The boy had noticed him, and was
endeavoring to get into the house without
being seen. But at the door where he
hoped to enter unobserved, he encounter
ed a stern and angry face. A few quick
strides had brought his father there.
" So you have been to the river, after all
that I said. ~
The boy lifted a pale face and frighten
" Didn't I tea you not to go to the
A vice-like grip was already on his soft
" Yes, sir," came through quivering
"And you went for all !''
" But, father—"
"Not a word, sir! I told you not to go
to the river, didn't I !"
" Eddie 'Wheeler The poor child
tried to explain.
" I don't want to hear about Eddie
Wheeler. Ile can't excuse your disobedi
sir, we'll settle this busi
ness'” and he dragged the white-faced
e a ‘,„„ _.
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him tvho shall have borne the battle, and
Wont and his orphan, to do all which may
and cherish a just and a lasting peace
)terselves and with nations.'—d. L.
mny after him, up-stairs, to the garret, and
taking down a rod, swung it in the air
abovp his head.
" 0 father ! Don't ! Let me tell you!"
A look, almost like despair, was in the
boy's face. Mr. Ellis remembers it to this
day ; and will remember it to the day of
" I don't wish to hear any excuses,"
was replied, as the lithe rod came down
upon the shrinking child, with a stroke
that made every nerve quiver with pain.
" 0 father'"
Once more the mild, appealing look, so
full of agony, was lifted to the stern face
above him, but lifted in vain. A second
cruel stroke fell, and then a rain of strokes,
until the father's sense of pity, intruding
between auger and unforgiving justice,
stayed his arm. He went down-stairs,
and left the boy lying in the middle of the
floor, as lie had dropped from his hand—
motionless as if life were extinct. He met
the pale, suffering mother below—she loved
the boy tenderly, and had felt every smart
ing blow—but passed her without a word.
She had seen Willie as he encountered his
father at the door, and understood the
meaning of this heavy punishment.
Mr. Ellis went out into the porch to
breathe the freer air, and cool the sudden
excitement under which Ile had been labor
ing. As he shut the door behind him, in
a kind of instinctive end to separate
himself from a painful scene, he stood face
to face with Mr. Wheeler. A hand grasp
ed his hand in a quick. strong, pressure.
"It was a brave act, sir! He's a noble
boy ! Where is he ?"
"I don't understand you," said Mr.
Ellis, looking bewildered.
" Didn't he tell you ?"
" Tell me what'."'
"How he sprang into the river and
saved my little Eddie's life ?"
"I heard nothing of it."
There was a chocking sensation in Mr.
Ellis' throat—his voice was faint and
And he didn't tell you! Brave, noble
boy ! lie came over to play with Eddie;
and Eddie wanted to go down to the river ;
but Willie said he couldn't go to the river.
I heard Eddie coaxing him ; but Willie
was firm, because he said you had told
him not to go. I was pleased at his obedi
ent spirit. Well, I lost sight of them
after a little while ; hut, as I learn, Eddie
would go down to the river, and your boy
followed him, but kept at a distance from
the water. Instead of climbing over the
logs and barrels, or getting into the boats,
he sat by himself away off. Then, sir, my
Eddie, in leaning over the river, slipped
and fell in ; and your boy, instead of run
ning away, half frightened out of his
senses, as most children of his age would
have done, sprang down to the wharf, and
into the water after Eddie. I wonder
they were not both drowned. It was only
in God's mercy that they were saved.
When the man who saw what happened
got to the place, and looked over the dock
into the water, there was Willie, holding
on to a ring in one of the logs with his
right hand, and clinging to Eddie with his
left. Such courage and presence of mind
in a boy almst surpasses belief Where
is he ? Ile ran oft home as soon as the
man lifted him from the water. I must
thank him for his noble act,'
At this moment, the door opening into
the porch swung back, and the white face
of Mrs. Ellis looked out.
" 0 husband !" she exclaimed, in a
voice of terror, " come to Willie ! quick !"
Mr. Ellis followed his wife, and the
neighbor hurried after them. The mother
had found her boy lying insensible on the
garret floor, and lifting him in her arms,
had brought him down-stairs, and laid
him, in his wet clothes, upon her own bed.
As Mr. Ellis came into the room, he
saw the deathly face turned toward the
door. The sight seemed to blast his vis
ion. He struck his hands together, shut
his eyes, and stood still suddenly.
" Will you run for the doctor ?" said
Mrs. Ellis to the neighbor.
The neighbor did, literally, as the mo
ther said, he ran all the way to the physi
By the time the doctor arrived, Willie's
wet garments had been removed. lie
asked but few questions as to the meaning
of the boy's condition. Mr. Wheeler had
told of his heroic conduct, and the infer
ence was that there had been an over
excitement of the brain, leading to sus
pended animation. Still the case puzzled
"He may have been hurt in jumping
from the wharf," suggested Mr. Wheeler.
The doctor, ou this hint, examined the
" What is this ?" he asked, as a long,
purple stripe, lying across the back and
shoulders, met his eyes. " And this ?"
he added, as he came upon another.
Mr. Ellis turned his face away, sick at
heart ; he could not follow the doctor's
" He may have been hurt internally,"
said the doctor, drawing back the clothes,
and covering the fair body, that was
marked with cruel lines.
lie was right in that, but the injury
was deeper than he imagined. It was the
boy's tender spirit which had been hurt.
" This will not last, doctor ?"
The pale lips of Mr. Ellis quivered as he
asked the question.
" I think not," was the uncertain ans
It did not last. There came, soon after,
signs of returning vitality. The neighbors
wont home—the doctor retired—and the
father and mother were left alone with the
brave-hearted boy, who had been wronged
so cruelly. Mr. Ellis could not bear to
look at him. He felt twice over, upon his
own heart, the blows he had given. There
was such rebuke iu the pale face and
shut eyes of the boy, who had not yet
Yes. Ile opened his eyes and looked
all around the room, almost as soon as
you went out. Then he shut them again,
as if to think ; and then, looking up, after
a little while, said, Where is father" 1
told him you were down-stairs, and he
said, Won't you call him ?, "
Mr. Ellis went up to meet his child in a
state of mental depression difficult to be
conceived. Ile could have faced almost
any imagined danger with less of shrink
ing than he now felt in going into the
presence of Willie. But there was no
holding back. What did the boy want ?
What had he to say ? How would he re
ceive him ? These questions crowded and
bewildered his mind. lie pushed open
the door softly and went in.
The boy's waiting ears had heard the
almost noiseless feet approaching ; and
his eyes were upon the entrance. Mr.
Ellis did not speak, but came over to the
"0 Father ! I didn't do wrong—l
wasn't disobedient," said Willie, making
an effort to rise from the pillow, and
speaking with eagerness. " I tried to tell
you, but you wouldn't hear--"
Ile was going on, but his father caught
him up, and as he drew him tightly to his
heart, answered, "I know it all, my brave
Then Willie's arms found their way to
his father's neck, and clung there tightly.
His cheeks, when his head went back up
on the pillow from which he had arisen,
were wet, but not with his own tears.
Could father or child ever forget that
day ? The child' might ; but the father,
O hasty, impulsive, passionate father'
take warning iu time. Be on your guard.
hear before you strike. Punish not on
any hasty provocation. Take nothing for
granted. It is a sad, sad thing to bear
through life a memory like that which
burdens the heart of Mr. Ellis whenever
the thought goes backward into the irre
vocable past. —Arthur' s Magazine. for May.
A stingy Christian was listening to a
charity sermon. Ile was nearly deaf, and
was accustomed to sit facin(7 the congre
gation, right under the pulpit, with hi,
ear-trumpet directed upwardtoward the
preacher. The sermon moved him con
siderably. At one time he said, "I'll
( - rive ten dollars; again he said, "I'll give
fifteen." At the close of the appeal he
was very ranch moved, and thought he
would give fifty dollars. As they moved
along his charity began to ooze out. He
came down from fifty to twenty, to ten,
to five, to zero. Ile concluded that he
would not give anything. "Yet," he
said, "this won't do—l am in a bad fix.
My hopes of heaven may be in this ques
tion. This covetousness may be ruin."
The box was getting nearer and nearer.
The crisis was upon him. What should
he do? The box was now niftier his chin
—all the congregation were looking. lle
had been holding his pocket-book in his
hand during the soliloquy, which was half
audible, though in his deafness he did not
know that he was heard. In the agony
of the tiaal moment, he took his pocket
book and laid it on the box, saying to
himself as he did it, "Now squirm, old
A LADY in Otsego, Michigan, wife of
Isaac A. Whitmore, having notified sev
eral liquor dealers not to sell her husband
any drink, which was disregarded by
them, resorted to an extraordinary expedi
ent to detect and punish these violators of
the law. Donning Biddy's unique attire,
and with a brogue acquired by consider
able practice, she visited every saloon in
town, and made purchases of the intoxi
cating tluid, usually gin or whisky—" a
dhrap, plase, mister, this cowld mornin',
tin ciuts worth"—which was placed in a
bottle, and, in making the rounds, was
duly labeled with the date, name of the
article, and the place where obtained.
This was gone through with without ex
citing the suspicions of any, even those
who knew her well in her ordinary warp.
The evidence all obtained, six of them
were arrested in one mess on the 7th.
Their cases have been adjourned until the
15th. This batch" will be ground off to
leave room for the other seventeen, who
will be "brought up to the captain's
office" next week for settlement.
THE HUMAN HEART: It is stated that
Professor Houghton, of Dublin, has cal
culated that the ventricles alone of the
human heart perform the total daily work
of 12-1,208 foot-tons. For every ounce of
weight of the heart, that organ, it is as
sorted, performs 50,57( foot pounds of
work per minute, and on the supposition
that it were to expend its entire force in
lifting its own weight vertically, it is cal
culated that the heart would raise itself
19,754 feet in au hour, that is 3291 feet iu
a minute. In comparing these figures
with the most familiar standards, it may
be interesting to remember that a "horse
power," according to Watt's calculation,
consists iu the force that working eight
hours a day raises 03,000 pounds one foot
high in one minute. From Professor
Haughton's statements, it will be seen
that the heart exercises a force that would
raise 113,212 pounds one foot high in
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spoken, or recognized auy one, that he
could not stay in the chamber. Every mo
ment he looked to see tke eyes open, and
how could he meet their ga7,e.
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his ears. He came to where he stood,
half way downstairs.
Willie wants you," she said..
" Has he recovered ?" asked the fatker.
""NOW SQUIRM, OLD NATUR."
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