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TERMS INVARIABLY CASH.
W WALLACE REELER,
170 USP.. SIGN AND FRESCO PAIN.SR,
Towanda. Sept. 15, 1870-yr
p AN, HIIDDELL k SAIsthERSON
Miners and Shippers of the
'SULLIVAN ANTHRACITE COAL.
niar.l'7l Towanda, Pa.
CLUTP kVINCENT, INSURANCE
N. 2 .1 AGENTA.--OinCo formerly occnpted-by !demur
Morrow, ono door south of Ward House.
It. CAMP. 111?y1.11.'70 . , W. S. 'VINCENT.
wm. H. MORGAN, dealer in Real
F-ntate, lots fr.'m 5100 upalirds. Office over
the late B. S. Russell & Co.'s Banking Muse.
T W. DIMMOCK, Dealer in all
JE J• kimin of Roofing filatea. Towanda, Pa. All
,rapry for Roollng promptly attmuled to. Partienlar
nitention given to Cottage and French Roofing.
TAILORESS.-4-Try Mrs. FM.RMI
work and ri•lces.. „Shop In find yellow
), uFr bmween Ward 'Roust and rtakerY.t.°Progito
• Towanda Oct. IC7l.—fm cr
FOWLER, REAL ESTATE
it • DEALER, No. It Sonth Canal Street. Chi.
eafy.o. Illinois, Pell Estate . pnrchased and sold. In
vf.stramlts madeand Money 'Loaned.
A.TtOIID , BROS., General Fire
and Lip Iniurant, A genry. Polleica aover , ,ng
IrcC and flarnaaa ffIIIFNI by lirhtninc, in Wyoming.
and othrr rehaNe compann.a. withont additional
char;:c s: Tt. 1 GaiI7AII2D.
WyaluNitw, ST:v 22, '7l. S. C. GAYLORD
TORN DUNFEE, BLAC KS .117T17,
• MONROETON, l'A.. pare rartieniar attention to
Ironlnz. Bul... , aies, Wagons. Sleighs, hr. Tire set and
repairing done, on,sliort notice. Work and charges
pnaranteed satisfaetery. 12,1 r, sC).
Antos PENNTPACKER, HAS
aca:n PSthbliFlied himself In the TAILORING
'TSINESS. Shop over Itockwell'e Store. Wei It.of
/very description dene in the latest styl. Fl.
Tt;wanda; April 147Q.-1f
L ERAYSVILLE WOOLEN MILL
The unler , irtie I respectfully annonnrelo
the' pulii!c that 1 0 ke, ceestatitlx on band Woolen
Cloths, Casginirre.. IlanneN. Varna. and all kinds at
wholesale anti retail DROADLEY,
S. 1). TIIOMPS6.N . , Propr
I 'llll.ools at the Dipot free for tie Howe.
71(::rt ti I;, 124111 i
GENET: 11. ._
1..... V S E.' I? A. ..N G E
~.1 GEN C Y,
rriiE UNDERSIGNED ARCM
_L TECT AND LUILDER, Nvishes trr inferrn the
r.c . Towanda raid that he will give
particular nit-talon to drawiin:plates. lieSigllP and
d'n - atinn,4 for all. inatiner of buildinga, private
at. , l public. Sup , rnitendoncr , given for re..asonable
ot.tpt 11Satit111. OM., at re,idcnee N. E. corner of
S. c..il and Elizabctli Firet.tm.
J. E. FLEMMING.
Box 511. Tpwantla. Pa
SASH, DOORS, AND BLINDS
I fro prepared to furnish Riln•dried boors, Sant
andillinds of any style., size. or thickness. on short
nolioe. Hand in . your ordcrs ten days Before yon
want to use the articles. and be surd that you will
art doors that will.not - shrink or swell; Tertns each
Towanda. July 19. IS7I. GEO. P. CASH.
opened a Banking House in Towanda, under the
narno of G. F. 'MASON & CO.
They are prepared to draw Bills of Exchange; and
make collections in New York, Philadelphia, and all
P(.7tlons of the I.tiittd States, as also F.ngland„ Ger
many, and France. To loan money, receive deposits,
add to do a general Banking business.
F. Mason was one of the late firm' of. Laporte,
Mason k Co., of Towanda, Pa 4 and his knovledge of
h.• business men of Ilradford and adjoining counties
an I haring been in the banking business for about
years, rr.aks this housi,a desirable one through
h t • make colle.-tions. • • G. F. MASON.
Oct. 1, teO. A. G. MASON.
N E W R
()OBS, LO TV P'(l IC ES !
Is rlsrs ern, and Pros isions. Drugs
In Korocsm. I,rimp.S, Chimneys,
Sha Stuff=, Paints. this, Varnish. Yanlue Nos
he T•d, - ...c0 i -Ciirlrs and Snuff. Wines and
thc bast quality. for medicinal purposes
on.y. All Goods erd.l at thro lowest prints. Pre
s,r.;•ticus onpound Al at all hours of Vie
day and MAIM titre us a call.
,Irene 21. IP ,- .9--.ly.
CHEAP PASSAGE FllO3l Oil TO
MELIND Olt, ENGLAND
OCI N s CO.'S LINE or N:E.V.!SETE..I 1 . 0011 00 TO
QCEENSTowN on I.:VENC.E:T..
61110II's old Star- Lino " of Lir -
rer - e , l l'aekets, sailin.! every week.
I.lne of l'a,ltets from or to Loudon,
13 '. 1 1P:: tMiON a
Pen' ttatmes to P.u.ilater and S ,, ratzl•lra.7-
111 , .0 un demand.
farther lart...rulars,•aprly I. W , lll,Anas Guion,
27 Pre..dway N,,..r . 1,%Jrii,
G. F. 11.kSON Ctc!... BankerA,
Ort. I, Towanda. Pa. ,
NTEW STEA.I\I FLOURING MILL
P. 1.7 j....31n: r to give roitiee that him, new
STEAM FLOURING MILL
Ts in qnocepir.l operation. and that he Is pre
part I wur11::: short notice.
cdtINI , IN' - ilviNE ON TUE SAME DAY
111:VE it REtUVED
al: 1 Iha flour, o,rn M,al,
, Oa hand aLd for gale at
Icr LAR:-NUTlCE.—Persona Itaing,e on the
. of the :as or ,h-alling 1 , patroni,le my mill,
tlwir 1vr7ar. , ... paid both ways, when they
ton blish,ds and tliiWaralt,
F. S. AYERS.
CHARLES F. DAY,TON,
Suor , sgor to Iltunphrey
- ' 7I IAI',NESS MAKER;
Over Mobdy's Store,
E'^', , s on handds full assortment of DOU . IILE and
SI.NtI.F..II.IItNESS..and all other goods in his line
Il,pairiu.; and:manufacturing done to order.
Towanda. August 2.1. 1871.
I I T JACO BS,
Haa removed his
TEMPL E 0-F FASHION
2 l'ation's Muck, Stain street, second • duor
above 13:Lige Etreest,
a'Avaya.be fotrod a coomkte nook of
MEN ' S AND BOYS' CLOTHING,
S AND CAPS.
warraated, and sold at the lowest rates.
C O. Ii E
BEST. most DEsIRABLE, and most ECO
.-,41( :AL i'L'EL for culinary purposes during sum-
T'•lialb by the
TOW.LNDA GAS COMPANY.
TAT:lre cents per bushel at the Gas HOUOr. Or If
et-z...terata dellre rusy3o,lB7o.
S. W. AX4VOII,ID, Publisher.
JAMES • WOOD, Arrommey AND
0011211 AT LAW, Towanda, Pa. -
HENRY PEET, ATTORNEY AT
LAW, Towand*. Pt • Pm 27. '66.
W3l: FOYLE, ATTORNEY AT
W. Towanda, PA. Moe with E
Smith, so u th aide If errata Block. April 14, 70lbanan
& MONTANYE, ATTO
A. 7 MI AT LAW. 012120—affltuff of Male 11114
Pine Streets, opposite Porter's Drug Store.
TIR. E. WESTOk
Moe In Pattozeo Block, iner Ganes Drag andt
Chemical Blom Jon 1.
DR. T. B. JOHNSON, PHYSICIAN AND
Surtorox, Mee over Dr. IL C. Portei Son
k Co.'s Drug -Store.
TIR. C. K. LADD, PHYSICIAN
and Surgeon. Towanda, Pa. Moe one door
north of Day, //sada k Sanderson's coal *Mee.
.• P. WILLISTON
.. ATTORNEY AT LAW. TOWANDA.
South side of Mermen New Block. up stabs.
April 21, "Ifi—tf.
yr B. 31 c KEAN, ATTORNEY
• AND COMELLOI LAW, Towanda, Pa. Par
ti en lar attention paid to btutineea in the Orphans'
Court Mr 20. '136.
W CA_RNMiAN, ATTOR
itsT AT LAW (District Attorney for Bra&
ford County), Troy, Ps. Collections made and prom
ly remitted. feb 18,
RD.C. DE " , Attorneyst
to • Law. Towanda, Pa.. having formed .a co-part
nership, tender their professional ermines to the
public. Special attention given to EVERY DEPART
MENT of the business, at the county seat or else
where. JACOB DsWITT.
D. CLLNTON DzWITT:
TOWANDA. Pa., Dec. 12, 1870.
TorrN N. CA_LIET; ATTORNEY
!JP AT LAW, Towanda, Pa. Particular attention illy
en to Orphans' Court baldness. Convepaactnj and
Collections. air Office in Wood's new block, south
of the First National Bank, up stain. .
- Feb. 1. 1871.
11. WARNER, Physician and
C• Surgeon. Iplta.Carille. Bradford Co., Pa. AU
calls promptly attended to. °face first door month
of Leltayegrille House.
Sept. 15, 1870.-yr
(IVERTON & ELSBREE , Arrou
v NEVA AT LAW, Towanda, Pa., having, entered
into copartnership, offer their professional services
to the public. Special attention given to business
In the Orphan's and Register's Courts. , pll4lO
orEnToN, C. =imam-
MERCUR & DAVIES, ATTOR
_IT .1- NETS AT LAW, Towanda,Ta. The tnaderrigned
haring apsociated themselriw together in the practice
of Law, offer their professional services to the pablie.
ULYSSES 31Encum. W. T. DANTE&
March 9. 1870.
TV A. &B. M. PECK'S LAW
T V • OFFICE.
Meal stree. opposite the Court Rouee, Towanda, Pa.
Oct. 27.'70. °
A A. KEENEY, COUNTY„ SII
• PERINTENDENT. Towanda,. Pa. Mike with
11. M. peck. 4erond door - below the Ward House.
Will be at the`ctlice the last Saturday of each month
and at all other times when not called sway on busi
ness connected with the Superitendency. All letters
should hereafter be addressed as slime. dec.1.70
TIR. r. W. LY3LkN,,
rFITSICIATI A'ND Smarm!.
Office one door east of Reporter building Rest
dente, corner Pins and 2nd street.
Towanda, June 22, 1871.
JOHN W. MIX, ATTORNEY AT
LAW, Towanda, Bradford Co., Pa.
GENERAL INBURANCE AGENT.
Particular attention paid to Collections and Orphans'
Court business. OfSco—lfercur's New Block, north
side Public Square. apr. 1, '59.
DOCTOR 0. LEN IS, A GRADII
ate of the College of 'Physicians and Burgeons,"
New York qty, Claws 184.1-4, gives exeluaive attention
to the practice of his profession. Office and residence
on the eastern slope of Orwell Hill, adjoining Henry
Howe'a. jan 14, 'Cg.
TAR. D. D. SMITH, Dentist, has
purchasO , l G. H. Wood's property, between
Mercur's Block and the Elwell House, where he has
located his oftloa. Teeth extracted without pain by
nee of gas. Towanda, Oct. 20. 1870.—yr.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE BAKERY,
• Near the Court Mouie.
We are prepared to feed the hungry at all times of
the day and evening. Oysters and Ice Cream In
March 30.1 M. B. W. SCOTT A: CO.
EI p ,WELL HOUSE; - . TOWANDA;
JOHN C. WILSON
Having leased this House, is now ready to accommo
date the travelling public. Nopains nor expense will
be spared to give satisfaction to those who may give
him a call.
ft? North nide of the public square, oast of ?der
enes new block.
p U3IMERFIELD CREEK HO
- - ,
Having purchased and thoroughly refitted this old
and well-known stand. formerly kept-by Sherif( Grit:
fis, at the mouth of Thanimerfield Creek. Is ready to
Ow good accommodations and satisfactory treatment
to all who may favor him with a call.
Dec. 23, Frig—tr.
An'A . !CS HOUSE, TOWANDA.,
TT: ;CY & riOLLON
The Horn, , s, ke. of all guests of thin
housr, insured against lons by Fire, without any ex
A superior quality of Old Euglish lluu Ale, just
T. IL JORDAN,
Towanda, Jan. 24.'71. Proprietor.
1 - 111ADFORD HOTEL,
The subscriber having leased and lately fitted up
the above Hotel, lately kept by him as a saloon and
Ip.irlmg house, on the south aide of BRIDGE
STREET. neat to the rail-road, is now prepared to
er.tentaiu the public with good accoteadationsonrea
s,,r,able charges. No trouble or expense will be
si aced to a,-oinmodate those ,calling on him. His
bar will be furnished with choice brands of CLAWS,
Lwpiors, Ales, Ac.
Grand Stabling attached. " NV - 5L HENRY,
Towanda, Juno 1,1871..t01 11ay72 Proprietor
This popular house, recently leased by Messrs.
Soo: k My-kics, arid having been completely refitted,
remodeled, and refurnished, affords to the public
all the comforts and modern conveniences of a first
class Motel. ,Situate opposite the Park on Main
Street, it is eminently convenient for persona visit
ing Towanda, either forpleasure or business.
sept'7l SOON' & MEAN'S, Proprietors.
LE TANSION HOUSE,
LEivasviT.T r, rA.
w. DrIOWNING, Priori:usmu.
This House is conducted .in strictly t Temperance
PrinciPle B • Every effort will be made to make
gm!sts comfortable. Good rooms and the table will
always be supplied with 'the best the market af
fords. Nov. 1, 1871.
N EW FIRM
THUS. mum, &
RcFpedfully announce to the public in general, that
they have opened a large and choicb stock of
GROCERIES' AXD PROVISIONS
In the store forrnerly orcripied by John Merideth,
corner Main and Franklin streets, Towanda, which
they will scans cheap as the cheapest (or $
You will always find Tom 31.munnna there, just as
happy as ever, to wait upon all old customers and as
many new ones as will favor them with a call.
DAYTON & BROTHER,
WOOL, IMES, PELTS, CALF-
For which the highest cash price is paid at all times.
Office hi3l. E. llosetleld's Store, Main-at.,
O. A. DATTON.
Z. r.. DAysos. f 50T.14.70 TOWANDA . PA.
MUSH PORN, HAMS AND LARD
COVELL k MUM
PROP =ONAL CARDS.
con. WAIN AND 131111X3E ATILEETS.
BRADFORD COUNTY, PMS'N'A.
AND NEW GOODS !
THOS. 111M1 k CO
Oct. 5, 1871
SEMS, FL'ItS, &C.,
A WELEUtirs ZOILMIE TQ AIIMICA.
After a 'Three Tears' Pilgrimage through the
BY LLWITO LEWIS, 'PRIX° lIIIIITOKI Or WAliii,
Columbia, hail 1 . a voice from o'er the sou
Now greets thee, thro' thy humble minstrelsy
A representative of Eyiarto song,
One of a race who fought for freedom long, '
Although an alien, on thy soil I stand
A brother, love of freedom being the band
That keeps in sympathy each kindred soul,
While Liberty's the guiding star of all.
Mighty Columbia! though thou art but young,
Thy greatness is a theme in every tongue ;
From polo to pole, all nations know thy name,
And millions soot tho shelter of thy tame.
Great have thy struggles been for very life, "
Mighty thy throes, gigantic thy strife ;
Thy wounds are healing, hinter griii thy Revs,
But bright and brighter glow thy glorious stars.
True emblems of earth's lasting power and light!
May God - rrotect them with his loving might.
Peace be with thy crystal walls of seta,
Prosperity within thy palaces;
And huipir.ess on every cottage hearth,
Thy children blest, and blessing all the earth!
Speed on the plow through every wilderness, -
Spread wholesome knowledge with thy fearless
Make glad the deserts with thy whistling cars,
And, once again, may Heaven protect thy stars.
My "Pilgrim's Progress" will consist of tales
That will enchant my eager Mends in Wales,
I'll tell them of the prairies of the Wes t,
And these bluffs and hills li)te wares ou ocean's
I'll tell them of this land where all are free,
Where every lake is him a =gladly sea, •
Where the Star Spangled Banner proudly wares,
Where citizens are sovereigns, none are !dives.
When the Local Oopthiu Bill was
before the House on the 29th, ult.,
Maj. DAurr made the following re
Mr. Speaker, while it is not my
intention, at this time, to make any
extended remarks, yet the import
ance of the . question now pending
will, I think, justify me in setting
forth briefly some of the reasons why
I sincerely believe that the passage
of this bill will, to some extent, at
least, lift the burden of the evils of
the traffic in intoxicating liquors from
the chafed shoulders of our people.
Laws regulating this traffic have
been enacted all along the legislative
history of our State. By far the
most important of these lawslhat
have ever been placed upon the stat
ute books of the Commonwealth is
that known among us as the Bucka
alew law, which provides for entire
prohibitiop of the sale of all intoxi
cating liquors qn the Sabbath day.
It also forbids the vending to minors,
men of intemperate habits and luna
tics. And here let me state that for
the part believed to have been taken
in the passage of that law, Charles
R. Buck.alew has a_warm place in the
hearts of his countrymen to-day.
Sir, men interested in the traffic,
and some legislators, tell us to exe
cute those laws; it will then be'time
enough to ask for more legislation.
Upon that very point, sir, you will
observe the weakness of those- laws,
in that conviction is difficult and un
certain, and even when it is done the
fines and penalties are too trifling to
give dignity to the law. The bill un
der consideration proposes a remedy
in this respect, in that it brushes
away some of the difficulties in the
way of the execution of other laws—
sufficient, perhaps, to make it "a ter
ror to evil doers." It provides .fines
and penalties sufficient, we think, to
give dignity and command respect
for the law. It provides also, in de
tail, for liability for damages which
may be done to certain parties by
the trade; and from this quarter, I
apprehend,Comes the principal oppo
sition to this bill from the trade and
those interested. But this is no new
doctrine. It applies now in all de
parttnents of business. , If I go down
to the Pennsylvania depot in this.
city, buy a ticket,. step into one of
their palace cars for Philadelphia,
and within thirty minutes they cast
me down one of their forty foot em - -
bankments, do they, like the priest
and Levite,' pass me by? ;No, sir!
but rather, like the good Samaritan,
they lift me up, pour oil into my
wounds, set me on their beast and
provide for my comfort, and what
more? In a business-like way they',
offer terms for the settlement of the
3Ir:BROCKWAY. Will the.gen
tleman allow himself to be interro
Mr. DARTT. Certainly..
Mr. BROCKWAY. Has not this
been the iaw for. seventeen years,that
of individual liability for - damages
accruing from the sale of liquors?
Mr. DARTT. This bill goes on to
make the details. I:
Mr. BROCKWAY. I would ask
whether there has ever been a single
suit brought under that old la* ?
Mr. DARTT. I cannot say that I
ever knew a liquor dealer to pay any
damages from the effect of his busi
I was going on to say, if_ my col
league's forty cows break from his
premises into the wheat field of his
neighbor,he immediately seeks terms
of settlement for the damagm The
druggist is held responsible for the
damages of his trade, and_so through
all the ramification's of business in
the Commonwealth. And besides
this, it will be remembered that these
fines and penalties cannot reach good
law, abiding citizens. But they tell
us, sir, that no man can engage in
tho business without violating the
law. Says one "if I can't sell' it to
men who are in the habit of drinking,
who in h-1 can I sell it to?" They
tell us also thati it is imposEtible to
keep up a respeCtable place of enter
ment without the profits of this
traffic, or, in other words, they are
compelled to sell eight or ten drinks
of whisky to some of their poor
neighbors at one thousand per cent
um profit that he may be able to fur
nish the legitimate articles of enter
tainment to the' wealthy traveler for
twenty-five per centum less than it is
worth; or which means the same
thing, he must give his poor neigh-
bore suffering.and sorrow in exchange
for money to give to the rich.
It Would fie idle for me to mention
the evils of the traffic project to the
intelligent gentlemen of this House,
for they are. too well known; they
are written in letters of sorrow on
the doorposts of families in every
city, village and neighborhood in the
Commonwealth. The district I have
the honor in part to represent—and
permit me to say here that lam
proud of her; I am proud to make
mention of the virtues 'of her people,
for they do stand in the front rank
to-daT upon this and every other
question of moral reform.
I say, even Bradford county is not
without her habiliments • of mourn
ing, for her sons wbo have fallen vic
tims to the destroyer. A catalogue
of the names of her noblest sons, re
nowned for their learning and natur
al ability, and for those qualities
which peculiarly qualified them for
usefulness, for places of honor and
places of trust. They followed in
the drinking usages of society, vain
ly believing they were free, that they
could at any time throw off the net
work, which the "enemy of all right
eousness " was rapidly weaving
around them, until they are bound
hand and foot, and to find that the
chains that were rivited upon them
were fastened at the bottom of drunk
ards' graves. And these facta are
not alone found in Bradfoid
county; the same fearful history of
the business may be recounted by
every member on this floor within
his own personal knowledge, an indi
cation that thousands of poor-wo
men and children are stretching out
their hands to us to-day, pleading
for some legislative relief from their
distresses. And must these things
go on? Can there be found gentle
men in this House who will shrink
back in this, their life duty of the
hour? I hope not, but that every
member will act upon this bill in the
interest of the oppressed—in answer
to the thousands of _petitions that
have come to us from affparts of the
State. ,Alr. Speaker, I believe that
the lights along the horizon indicate
the coming of the day when the peo
ple will demand of- their
here, that they shall be controlled in
their action by the good old princi
ple of "the greatest good to the
greater number;" that all our laWs
will be framed in justice—and estab
lished in. right then, sir, will joy and
happiness swell the hearts of all our
people, and peace and prosperity
will cover the land.- Mr. Speaker,
the time of this House is precious,-
and I will not say more at this time;
but permit me to repeat that I do
hope gentlemen in this House will
give this bill their favorable consid
eration and vote; for I sincerely be ,
Bove I see in it protection for the in
nocent and deliverance for the poor.
[For the ItErourra.]
THE PROGRESSIVE TEMPERANCE
FRIEND REPORTER : The " Tempe
rance Reform Society " proposes to
present the " pledge " - to ail the citi
zens of the township that have not
already subscribed thereto ; thus in
viting all to becoMe members. You
- will aid in this work by publishing
the- " Constitution and By-Laws of
the Society," to which we invite the
attention of all true temperance men
and women throughout the county.
Why not hare a temperance organi
zation in Bradford that shall include
Men; women and youth ? Friends of
temperance ! we earnestly invite you
to join us in this work. Let us hear
from you. Yours truly, '
Mrs. N. J. COGSWELL,
East Spriaghill, ilarch 11, 1872.
CONSTITUTION OF TEE PROGRESSIVE
TEMPERANCE REFORM SOCIETY, OF EAST
Smaxattits..—AwricLE 1: Name.—This
association shalt be known as- the
Progressive Temperance Reform So
ART. 2. Object.—The object of this
society shall be to aid in the reform
of all persona of intemperate and un
physiological habits, and to advance
and teach true temperance principles
in all proper ways.
ART. 3. Officers and their duties.—
The officers of this society shall con
sist of a President, two Vice Presi
dents, a Secretary .and a Treasurer,
with such other a.fficers as the needs
of the society may from time to time
require, and their duties correspond
to those required of such officers in
assemblies where parliamentiry eti
quette is observed.
Any. 4. Members.—Any person to
become a member of this , society,
shall be required to sign the pledge;
to abstain from thC use of all alcoholic,
di.stilled, or fermented liquors as a bev
erage, and to discourage the use of
the same by others—and while con
forming to the constitution and keep
ing the pledge inviolate, such per
sons shall be recognized as members
of the first order in this society.
lIT. 5. Progress.—:Order one is the
lowest, and to advance, the members
of the second order pledge (2) ffis ab
stain from the use of tobacco. The
members, of the third order pledge (3)
to abstain from the use of alcoholic
stimulants as a medicine. The mem
bers of the fourth order pledge (4)
to cultivate a love for, and an adher
ence to right principles, and try to
avoid all intemperate and nmphyalo
logical habits. No pert= shall be
deemed progressive exiiept in . the
ART. 6. Couitesy in debate.—lt is
enjoined upon the members of this
society, to treat each other with deli
cacy and respect, conduct all discus
sions with candor, moderation, and
open generosity, avoid 'all \ Personal
allusions and sarcastic language cal
culated to wound the feelings of a
fellow member, and to cherish , con
cord and good fellowship.
From those who will oppose, they
will endeavor to incur no reproach,
also avoid all denunciation or perse
cution, and by their example demon
strate that true happiness is found
in abstinence and not in indulgence.
The members of this society,there
fore, while doing battle against the
rum-traftle, are pledged to try to at
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TOWANDA, BRADFORD' COUNTY, PA., MARCH 21,1872.-
talc to all the virtues. We will aim
to make our society a home for all, ,
our life a labor for all, our happiness
The triumph of all. With these sen
timent; with the consciousness of
rectitude•of intetAi , , and the hope
of Divine ap lion, have the
members of this society united, and
authorized their names recorded by
theproper o ffi cers in the books of the
Amax 1. Sec. I.—This society
shall meet monthly for the promo
tion of its objects and the transaction
&c. 2.—There shall be an annual
meeting for the election of officers,
and the examination of reportal, in
.the month of May of each an& every
Sec. 3.--Special meetings may be
called by the President on the request
ART. 9. Bed.. I.—Quorum Tho
officers and members present at any
regular monthly meeting of this soci
ety shall constitute a quorum for the
transaction of business, and, in vot
ing, the majority shall rale, and the
presiding officer decide a tie vote.
Sec. 2.—The presiding officer shill
be provided with the necessary rules
forquidance in conducting the order
of business, and the proper dechlipru3
likely to be submitted.
Sec. 3.—The Secretary shall record
the business transactions of each
Meeting, and subject the record to
the oiioproval of the meeting next fol
lowing, keep a record of members,
and do such other business as may
need to be recorded. -
Sec. 4.—The funds of this society
shall be raised by voluntary contri
butions, and held by the Treasurer
subject to the control of the society.
A voiejof two-thirds of the members
present at n regular meeting shall be.
necessary to make a legal appropria
tion of the funds.
ART. 3. Expu/sion.s.—Any person
who shall be found , guilty of a viola
tion of the pledge of Order I,or shall
refuse to conform to the Constitution
and by-laws of this society, or shall
be guilty of repeated disorderly con
duct, shall 1;:i subject to expulsion by
a vote of tw -thirds of the members
present; but no motion to . expel a
member shall k be acted en• at the
same meeting at which it was offered.
The complaint must be filed in writ
ing and the parties permitted to an
AnT. 4.—Any member -of good
standing desirous of withdrawing
from this society, can do so at any
time by making a request in writing
to the Secretary, and if approved'
shall be entitled to a certificate of
ART. 6.—No addition, alteration;
or amendment shall be made to these
By-Laws, or the Constitution,- with
out a vote of two-thirds of the mem
bers present, and no motion shall be
acted upon at the same meeting at
which it is proposed.
Order of business;
Ist, Call to ordei;, 2d, Opening ex- -
ereises; 3d, Calling the roll; 4th,
Reading minutes of the previous
meeting; sth, Repoit, of committees;
Gth, Reading essays,' 7th, Recitations
and speeches; Bth, Reception of new
9th,i Unfinished business;
10, Debate; 11th,New business; 12th,
Closing and adjournment.
A ArAGNIFI ENT &aux.—A gentle
man who wri es from Bombay, the
_station at which Prof. Xiockyer, of
the British Eclipse Expedition, view
ed the recent eclipse, writes to Na
ture as.follows :
"It does - not happen more than
once in a lifetime, to see such a glo
rious and magnificent sight as that
from which II have .just returned—
that is, the p3tai eclipse of the sun.
I. have seen many eclipses before,
but never anything to equal this. I
was engaged to go with the Morgans
to the top Of the hill to see . it. Got
up at six and found it a lovely morn=
ing; ode up to M organs, about half
a mi e, carrying with me glasses,
amok d' glass and 11111 hat. Get
there before seven, and found the
eclipse already begun. •Got our two
mirrors and watched the hole in the
sun grow bigger and bigger. It be
gan from the top, and we all went
off to- the highest point on the hill,
where we could See all Oolv and the
mountains around. When - the eclipse
got so far, the cold . on the mountain
grew much greater, the grass was so
wet that no one's boots kept it out,
the feet and hands grew cold, and
with your pack to the son, the light
over the country was like the twilight
or the earliest , dawn. , Gradually the
lower streak got thinner and thinner,
until at lastthere, shone a light) like
the famous lime-light, and in a'.mo
ment dr two that went out and the
sun was totally concealed ; many
stars were visible, the whole country
looked - dark—that is, half dark, like
moonlight-Lthe crows stopped caw
ing, and for two minutes and a half
the total eclipse lasted, a sight I shall
never iforgialt, and then the lime-light
again*ppe at the bottom rim of
the sun , d gradually more and.
more of hi appeared, the crows be
gan again t once, and the cocks be
gan to cro the shadow now was in
verted, an P by degrees got smaller,
until ht if e o'clock the eclipse was
over. ' I cannot but suppose that the
scientific men must. have had grand
opportunities of observation, and
that to-day's pencil will carry home
many'a description. ' Anything more
beahtiful, maxi sublime, or more per=
feet, it would be impOssible to con
ceive." - i
As a judge was delivering his de
cisibn in a case, .he other day, he
was interrupted by the vociferous
braying of 'a donkey under one of
thel win4ows of the court-room.
"What • that?" testily asked the
judge, whereupon the lawyer against
whom he was deciding the case arose
and emarked: "It is merely the
echo bf the court, your honor."
A COUNTRYMAN strolling through
New 14ondon recently, hand in hand
with his rural Phyllis, impatient to
visit the circus, exclaimed, on seeing
a bunch 'ot , bananas suspended in
front of one of the fruit Stores, ",I'll
be moved if them ain't l the biggest
beans I ever seen, Sophrony."
of IMIIIIICIATION nog AST QUIBTIM.
BOYETHING THAT WEALTH OAN DO
However much` of perplexity may
surround the questions arising from
the relations of wealth to labor, there
are some aspects of these _questions
about which we are sure there , ought
not to be a very great difference of
opinion. A man has a right to get
rich. There is not a laborer in the
-country who is not personally inter
ested, in the universal recognition of
this right.' . The desire for wealth is
a legitimate spur to endeavor, a good
motive to - the exercise of wholesome
economy, and a worthy incentive to
honest and- honorable work. It is
not the highest motive of life, -but
there is nothing wrong or unwortb
in it, so long as it is held in subordi
nation to personal integrity and
neighborly good-will. There always
will be rich men and there always
ought to be rich men.
be accumulations and combinations
of capital, else there will be no fields
of labor and enterprise into which,
for the winning of livelihood and
wealth, ithe new e generations may en
ter. We may, go further and say
that there always will be, and always
ought to be, laborers. Men are born
into 'the world who are better adapt
ed to labor with the hands than with
the head—better - adapted to produc
tion than trade; better adapted to
execution than invention. 'Nobody
is to blame for this. It is the order
of nature, and, being the order of na
ture,it is wise. The world could not
move were the facts different By
the capital and the business capacity
of one man, whole neighborhoods
and towns made up of laborers thrive
and rear their families; and the rela
tions bet Ween the head and the
hands of such towns and neighbor - -
hoods seem,_and doubtless are, .per
fectly natural and perfectiyhealthful.
, It is not with the fact that a man
is rich that the representatiies of la
bor quarrel, for the representatives
of labor would all to become rich
themselves. What they
desire is to become richer than they
are. What they supremely desire is
to share in the wealth which they see
others accumulating. This, of course,
can never be done, except by a natu
ral business process. Practical co
operation and the assumption of the
same business risks which capital
ists expose themselves, and the exer
cise of the same business capacity,
can alone give to labor all the wealth
which it produces. All the friendi
of labor—and there are multitudes of
them among the , rich—will rejoice in
any success which co-operation and
a combination of small savings will
give to it. There is no other mode
of procedure that is healthy or even
legitimate. Strikes and Trades Unions
and all organized efforts for .forcing
up wages are just -1 as unnatual and
outrageous and tyrannical as combi
nations of capital ire for the reduc
tion of wages or—what is practically
and morally the same—for raising
the cost of the means of living. Capi
tal has something to complain of as
well as labor in the matter of service
and wages. It is undoubtedly and
undeniably as ditlicnkto get a day's
work done. by skillful and conscieu
tious hands as it is to get a fair re
ward for - such work; and so long as
this shall remain true it becomes' la
bor to be modest and somewhat care
ful in its demands.
After the Chicago fire, sthfre
friends met, two of whom had been
borne' out of house and home and
the immense accumulations of suc
cessful lives. Ono of the unfortunates
said to the other two : " Well, thank
God, there was some of my money
placed where it couldnl burn !"
saying which he turned upon his heel
cheerfully, and went to - work at his
new life. His brother in misfortune
turned to his companion and said :
" That man gave away last year near
ly a million of dollars, and if I had
not been a fool I should have done
the same thing." This brings ns, to.
what we Wish to say in this .article,,
viz.: that it is not wealth that is ob
jectionable all the. wealth that a
man can use for his own benefit and
the benefit of his family and heirs—
lint the superfluous, wealth, that is
both a care and a curse—superfluous
wealth that goes on foiling up by
thousands and millions, while great
public charities go begging, while in
stitutions of learning languish, while
thOnsands are living from hand to
mouth, while the sittings of churches
are so costly that the poor cannot
take them, While halls and libraries
and reading-rooms are not establish-
edin communities in which they are.'
needed to keep whole generations 9f
young men from going • to perdition,
and while a thousand good things
are not done which only that super
fluous wealth can possibly do.
What,l in fact, does the laborer
want? He would like wealth, but
will be entirely content (if dema
gogues will let him alone) if he can
have some of those civilizing and ele
vating privileges which only wealth
can purchase. If the laborer, at the
close of his day or week of toil, can
walk into a nice reading-room and
library, in which he has the fullest
right and privilge; if, on Sunday, he
cau enter a church which superfluous
wealth has made Ids , own ' ; if he can
send ambitiouipand talented boy
to collee, and so 'give to him the
same chitnce to rise in the world as
that enjOyed by the son of his em
ployer; if he can feel that if grCat dis
aatert should come upon him! there
are funds Which wealth has pilovided
to save him from want—funds; which
he knows were dug by labor out of
the earth, and are thus returned to
labor by those whO-have accumulated
more than they need, he will be con
tent and happy, and he ought to_ be.
Now let us go stilli farther, and de
clare that, as a rule / ho ought to have
all these iossessions and privileges.
It is reasonable for him to ask for
and expect them. ,For this country
to go on as it is going ow, is to
bring upon it even.a wo re 'state of
things than at present exists in Eng
land, if such a consummation be pos
sible. There are; literally; millions
of men in England who labor in ut
ter hopelessness. Every one of them
knows that he must work; for bread
While he can get work, and while he
can stand, and that then Were is no
thing before him but death or the
work-house. Think,of an alternative
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like this standing in the near or,' dis
tant future before millions of. work
ers ! It is enough to make a *moun
tain shudder. - Yet there are thous
ands of men in' England who keep
lands for game, and can only spend
their: incomes" by squandering them
on vice and fashionable ostentation.
In this country the process is begun.
Gigantic fortunes are growing up on
every hand. There are ahead many
men who are worth many illions of
dollars. The Asters, th Stewart.,
the Vanderbilts,- and th Drews, of
New York, and the men of superflu
ous wealth in . other parts of the
country, have it in their
. power -to
settle some of the most =portent
questions that. are now up, and are
likely to arise between capital' and
labor. They also have it in their
power to make their names immortal
as benefactors of their country, and
of that great interest out of whose
productive energy every dollar they
hold has been drawn. -..,
The superfluous wealth held in '
this country would found ten thous
and scholarships in the various col
leges of the United States, for the
poor, furnish every . town with a re
spectable-library and' reading-room,
give sittings in cllirches to ten mil
lions-of people who-have none, and
found hospitals and funds of relief
for labor : to meet all emergencies.
Nay, what is more, anc‘ in some re
spects_better, it could lend in many
instances to labor the capital necessa—
ry to secure the profits upon its own
expenditures. Superflhous wealth
can certainly do all this. Is there
any man who holds it, and who,
placing his hand upon his heart and
lifting his face, dares to say that' he
has no duties that lie in these direc
tions? • .
Let us take a Very simple case for
the illustration of our point. In a
certain Western State there is a firm
engaged in the manufacture and sale
of lumber. They own immense tracts
of pine lands, employ twelve hundred
laborers, turnout seventyilve million
feet of lumber annually, and make
half a million of dollars every year,
more or less. Now, one hundred
thousand dollars will pay 4hem roy
ally for their time, an equal sum will
give a large percentage on their cap
ital invested; and yet not one-half
their income is exhausted. 'Here are
three hundred thousand dollars left,
which go 'to the -accumulation of su
perfluous wealth. Now,for these em
ployers to imagine that their duties
to these twelve hundred laborers are
all done when they have paid them
their wages, is shamefully to fail to
find tho divine significance of oppor
tunities. To educate, to Cluistianize,
to deielop, to make happy and self
respectful, to found homes , for and
protect ana prosper these people, is
the office of the superfluous wealth
won from the profits of their, work.
We venture to say that in no com
munity in which the superfluous
wealth is used in this way, will there
ever be any questions between wealth
and labor that Ere hard to settle.
The holders of such wealth; wherever
they may be, -bear mainly in their
hands the responsibility of whatever
difficulties •may hereafter arise be
tween wealth and labor in the Unit
-ed States. I Let, them look to it and
be wise.--Dr. J. G. Holland, in Scrib
In its essence, and purely for its
own sake, neatness is found in few..'
Many -a man is neat for appearance
sake; there is an - instinctive feeling
that there is power in it.-. When 'a
man consults a physician or a lawyer
for the first time, or comes to rent a
house, or borrow money, ho will come
in his lest dress; a lady -will ,call in
her' carriage. A man who means
business andlionesty comes as he is,
just as you will find him in his store,
his shop, his counting-house. The
most acoomplished gamblers dress
well; the most enterprising swindlers
are faultlessly clothed; but countless
multitudes are but white -washed
Elepulchres. Too many " don't care
as long as it, will not be seen.l' Wash
ington Allston, the great artist, the
accomplished gentleman, Suddenly'
left his friend standing at. the door
of a splendid . Boston mansion, as
they were about entering for, a party,
because he had just remembered that
he had a hole in his stbelting._ It,
could not be seen or known,ibut the
very knowledge of its existence made
him feel that ho was less a than than
he ought to be; gave him a feeling of.
As persons are less careful of per
sonal cleanliness and tidy apparel;
they are infallibly and necessarily.
less of the angel, more of the animal;
'more under the domination of pas-_
sion, less under the influence of prin
ciple. Said a poor servant girl : " I
can't explain what . change religion
has made in me, but I -look more
closely under the door-mat when I
sweep, than I used to." Intelligence,
culture, elevation, give purity ,of bo
dy as well as purity of sense and sen
Where you see a neat, tidy, cleanly
and cheerful dwelling, there you will
find a joyous, loving, happy family.
But if, filth and squaller, and a disre
gard for the refining delicacies of
life prevail in any household, there
will be found in the Moral Character -
of the inmates much that is low, de
grading, unprincipled, vicious and
isgusting. Therefore, as 'we grow
in years, we ought to watch eagerly
against neglect of cleanliness in per
son and tidiness in dressi.---rfall's
Journal of Health.
PLArnai cards invented for the
amusement of the French king in
Dice invented 1500 B. C.
Shipping wheels invented at
Brunswick, in 1330. -
Air grins were invented as • early
as 1645 i •
Baloons were invented by CiuEimac,,
a Jesuit, 1729.
Battering rams were -used , 1 4.11 B.C.
Bellows were invented 554 B. C.
Gullotine, the inventor of the guil
lotine the dreadful instrument of
punishment in France, was born *
Saintes, March.2o, 1783. Ibis a false
rumor that he perished by his own
device. He dial in his bed.
Gazdening , - ; first introdd into
England from Netherlande r 1500.
0.4 per Annus s in Advance.
HEALTH HABITS OF OUR POLIO
The Gerald of pnblieies a
letter from &Washington. correspond
ent, who describes the manner of life
of public men at the Capitol He
It is the duty of Senators sit
several hours a day in the Senate
Chaniber, and of Representatives to
do the same thing in the Hall of the
House of ReFesentatives. •If there
be any truth in the theoiy that ford
air is an unwholesome thing for. the
bum= kinks to breathe, then it is
strange that more of our public do
not die of imprisonment in these su
perb Calcutta holes. Indeed, many
men have broken down. and died
from that cause. Oiven Lovejoy was
one of them. And the diffictA.tyfrom
bad ventilation in the Capitol is an
old one; for as far back as 1808,
Josiah Quincy, then a Representa
tive, wrote these words "The heat
of the Capitol is noxious and unsup
portable, and it has affected me to
fainting. One of the flues of the fur
nace is behind my chair. I have at
length -prevailed on the Speaker , to
forbid our subterranean: fires. The
effect produced by them is that upon
an oyster - baked in a Dutch oven."
That was in the .old Capitol, after
ward blinked down by the British.
But the new Capitol is perhaps no
better ventilated. It is of course a
more gorgeoni, as - well as a larger
building; but no - air could be more
scientifically damnable than that
which our present Congressmen have
to breathe: The attack of illness
which smote ..doini Mr. Colfax last
:tine, was undoubtedly' induced by
the atmosphere of the Senate Cham
ber, especially during executive ses
sions. For then the ro o m is corked
so that no secret can get out, and no
oxygeik can get in. Let• it not be im
agined that our wise men hero are
not wise enough to know' the harm
that this wretched ventilation does
them.. They are perfectly aware of
it. Again and again have they
of it, and generously voted
the people's money to have the evil
cured. Again and again, have archi-
Aeots and mechanics overhauled and'
renewed the arrangements for venti
lation; and the 'more- they do, the
worse the evil. -
Let us accompany a Congressman
through a single journey of twenty
four hours, and see whether it is one
to contrihnte to health of
body or mind.
We, start from the moment of ris
ing from the breakfast table. That,
we will say, is nine o'clock.. Instead
of having a serene half-hour for that
meal, with every other mouthful the
waiter has brought to him the card
of a caller; and, without having time
to " pick his teeth,'! he ' is at office
greeted by log-rollers, office-seekers
and axe-grinders, through whom he
has to , run, the gauntlet, and make
his swift' escape to the Capitol, where
two or three hours of committee
word, await him. At twelve o!clock,
he goes into the House, where he re-.
mains in the midst of exciting- work
until four or five o'clock, having
snatched time to swallow a lunch in
the restaurant below the House s By
seven o'clock he has-eaten 'his dinner;
and thenceforward until midnight,
are parties, calls, reading newspapers,
writing letters, or 'holding consulta
tions with one's political friends. Al
together the life - of a- politician at
Washington is . charactenzad by so
much harry, worry, bother, bad air,
and hard work, that only a ma:at:4
tremendous physique, -like Charles
Sumner or General; Garfield, can
flourish under it. it is a killing life.
The weak constitutions are slaughter
ed by it. Political ambition often
pays for its indulgence in consump—
tion, paralysis, dyspepsia, and.soften
int, of the brain:
A FOLDING Hpi Coon.—At the
- Ohio State Fair we saw a collection
of poultry, consisting of fifty varie
ties, owned by one exhibitor, all con
tained in handsome coops ma& in
one pattern. The coops were the
simplest and easily constructed we
have anywhere seen, and there is not
a nail in it. They can be taken apart
and piled up when not needed,. tak
ing up very small space.
The front and back are alike, and
consist of two . strips (an raper and
lower ono) held together. by wooden
rods, placed at proper distance apart.
At each end of these strips is a ten
on which passed throUgh a mortise
in the side boards and is secured by
a key which holds the • sides in their
places. The floor and top are kept
in their places by small round pins
which pass through holes made to
correspond in the side boards.
The coops are held'together by the
keys in the tenons,of the front and
bh,:l pieces. When these keys are
knocked out the coops fall apart and
may be packed .away. There is no
patent on these coops, which is not
the least of their merits. They are
easily transported; and allow the
fowls to be seen to the best,' advant
HURLEY OX EDUCATION.—Professor
Huxley, in his lecture last month on
edneation.and government, said; He
wished that every woman-child born
into the world were trained to be a
lady, and every man-child were train
ed to be a gentleman. But he did
not use these much-abused words by
way of distinguishing people who
wore, fine clothes and lived in fine
houses, and talked arristocratio
slang, from those who went abroad
in fus tian and lived in back slums,
and talked gutter slang. Some in
born plebeian blindness, perhaps,
prevented him from understanding
what advantage the former had over
the latter. Thoughtfulness for others,
generosity, modesty and self-respect,
were the qualities that made the real
gentleman or lady, as distinguished
from the veneered article that went
by the name. He by no means wish
ed to express, any sentimental prefer
ence for Lazarna over Dives, but on
the face of the matter one did not
see why the practice of those virtues
should be more difficult in one state
of life than in another; and any one
WllO had a wide experience among all
sorts and conditions of men, would,
hOthought, agree . with him that they
were as common la the'Vwer ranks
91 life as in the higher. •
The Aurora at Belie,* Oufdo' s .
The- Trrespondenee of the London
Times gives us tbia .111000tUlt of the
delight afforded by the unwind phe
nomenon of the Aurora Borealis at
"In the eirening, as pe op le were
going home, the- northarn sud
der*Foltared lit up' as by a vast
co on. It wait towards 6
o'cl , hardly dark, when this wan
first noticed, and 'soon it rapidly:in
creased; and RoMe was treated to a
magnificent display of aurora.
flocked up to the Trinita dei
Monti, whence, and from the elevat
ed pointkso numerous in the city of
the seven hills,the beautiful phenom
enon was observed to the utmost - id
vantage. '-From 6to half-peat 6, and
somewhat later,it was extremely fine,
the whole of the northern heavens .
being of a rich crimson color, - With
broad rays of a paler light diverging
upwards from the,- bonson, at times
fading away and then reviving .with
redoubled luminous splendor, the
stars visible all the while, shining -
through the ruddy glow. It was a
very fine aurora, not often' surpassed
in beauty. in much more northerly
'latitude. It lasted,' with varying
brightness,during the whole evening,
and at 11 o'clock the.sky was still of
a deep red. The eight was no novelty .
even to the younger Roman% for it
had occurred in 1870, a few days be
fore the inundation of the Tiber,witl~
which the superstitious lower orders
are said to have connected it. Doubt
less many augeries were drawn from-
Sunday, night's display. From the
heights of the Pincian,when the phe
nomenon was in its most beautiful
_it was curious to hear the
crowds in the great squares below
clapping hands and applauding, as if
it had been a display of fireworks or -
theatrical pageant got up for their
entertainment. They did not cry . bis
bis, that I am aware of, but, never-_
theless, a repetition was by many ex
pected on the\ followi ng night, be
cause it appears that in 1870 these
Northern Lights, which sometimes.'
show themselves so: far south, were
visible in succession. The well-known
astronomer, Father, Secchi, has pub- -
Hailed in the .os.servature Romano a
detailed and scientific account of this
wutora, which he declares infinitely -
finer than those seen ib October,lB7o.
It was first visible at about forty-sev
en minutes past s—that hut° say, as
soon as it was sufficiently dusk fo r it
to be , seen, -but it had certainly begun .•
much sooner. Its last traces• had
not completely disappeared -till a
quarter. to 4 on Monday morning.
The, phenomenon was visible as far
South as Sicily. Telegrams concern
ing it: have been received from Mod
ica and Palermo, and Professor Pal
mieri- reports about it from Naples."
. Medical experience provds that, in
chropiC diseases, the greater number.
of deaths occur just before dawn.
This is eminently true of brain dis-•
ease, and of all those related case'.
where death results from- an exhaus
tion of the
_vital power through over
work, excessive excitement or nerv
ous prostration. It - is ii the hour
of 5, o'clock in the - morning that the
life:force is at its lowest ebb, and
succumbs most readily to the assault
of epilepsy or paralysis, or of the fa-
tallethargy that comes in those viv
idly beautiful picture-dreams, for.
which medical science has yet found
no name; and of which it has taken
no. saticient cognizance. Nine-tenths
of those who die in this way expire
in their sleep. In many such cases,
if a friend were at hand to waken the
sleeper when the attack comes on, or
if he were to awaken by some acci
dental noise, he might, by the use of
a few - simple precautions, prolong his
life for many years; for the shock
which proves fatal to the man wrap
ped in deep - sleep, when the system
is passive and relaxed, would be vic
toriously repelled were it armed with ,
all its waking energies. Men who
do brain work, and who are on the.
shady side of forty,shouldle on their
gpard against this insidious 'enemy.
They should beware of, five O'cloCk,
am, for. it is a perilous hour. Do •
you find 'yourself unable 'to sleep,,
when you retire' for the night, ex
hausted with your day's wor k? - Do
you, in vain,turn frOm one side to the
other? Does your brain persist in
working when you would fain . 'have
it rest? Do old saws, and scraps of,
rhyme, repeat themselves in your .
memory with wearisome -iteration, -
defying your utmost efforts to silence
Ahem? Thep, I say-to you, beware!
You will be sure to sleep at last. It
is only a question- of, time;- for,'soon
or late, nature will assert her rights.
Oaion Or A SAYING.—A corresponu
ent - writes: "I have vainly emisvor
id to ascertain the origin of the say 7
ing: 'lf the mountain will not come
to M.ahomet, Mahomet must
. go to
the 'mountain.' Can you enlighten
my ignorance." It is said that when
Mahomet first declared his.system of
religion do the Arabs, they 'demaid
ed proofs of his. miraculous power,
such as Christians claimed for Jesus
and Moses. Mahomet • replied that
it would be tempting God, :and pro
voking His wrath, to grant -their de=
mond. ,:Nevertheless, he commanded
Mount Sofa to come to him. Of
course he didn't. Whereupon he
exclaimed: "God is merciful! .Had
it obeyed my words, it would have
failen on us. to our destruction. I
will therefore go: the Mountain, and
thaiik God that he has had mercy on
a stiff-necked generation."-=Literary
ONE dark night not longngo a blrg ;
glar entered a private residence m a
country town. On ascending. one
flight of stairs he observed a" ight in
a chamber, and while deliberating
what to do, alarge woman suddenly
descended upon him, seized him by.
the throat, pushed him down through
the hall and forced him into the street '-
before beled time to think. "Heroic
Repulse o fa Burglar by a Woman," -
was the way m . which the dory ap
peared in i the newspapers -,the , next
day. But when friendi called and ,
congratulated her . upon her courage, . •
she exclaimed, "Good , gracious, I
didn't know it was a burglar; if I had
I should have been frightened "to
death. I thought it was my husband
~ame home drunk again, and I was
determined he shouldn't stay in the
house in -that eoudition."
To RESTORE Pumervir..—An old
cabinet-maker saya, the best propos-,
ation for cleaning picture frames and ,
restoring furniture,especially that
somewhat marred or scratched is a
mixture, of three tarts of linseed oil
anal one part of spirits of turyentine.
It not only covers the disfigured
surface, but restores the wood tnits
original Color, and /mires a lustre
upon the surface: Put on with weal
en cloth, and when dry, rub with
WHEN DO NEN DIE?