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Advfntitinit meal= InWartberis Pennsylvania.
JOB PRINTING of emety.ktod. b Plain and ilhowy
e'elors, done with acetone sled diehebeh. Bandbllle.
-Mute, Was. Pamphlet% BOTheeds, Shiteasents. he.
of Pray variety sod Atte, piloted at the AMMO"
antic*. The Rtroirtits Odle* is well supplied with
Power Prima& • oat sametuient of ziew type. and
verithitut In the Prfiethts line oeu be matted to
most artfilio smasattasad at the towel raise.
Tt r ilKe TSUI:4IOW aim
Muss, Nap AND riassco P41N172.
Towanda. Sept 13 1870-7 T
- - -
yl AY, 1117DDELL & SANDERSON
• Ninon and Sitppers of the
IiSCLLIVAN ANTHRACITE COAL.
Inar.l'll Towanda. Pa
N ip! H. MORGAN, dealer in Real
Estate, Ilta er^m $lOO wends. Mee over
the late B. B. Bunsen k Co.'s Dusting Hone.
T W. DIMMOCK, Dealer in . all
kindi of Mooting Mites, Towanda: Pa. An
'orders For Roofing promptly attended to. Particular
'a ttontion itiven to Cottage and French Rooting.
frAILOREFS.—Try Mrs. POSER-
1' nines weft and prices!: Slop In
. first raw
h Ilse between Ward Amite and Rakers. opposite
[PoFt-Office. Towinds Oct. 22, 1271.446 m 049
R FOWLER. REAL ESTATE
• prAixs, wO. 27R Smith Water Street. Chi-
Nm. Illinois. Real Estate pritrbased and sold. In
vestments nusicand Money Loaned.
...4.11117EL POWELL, SON R CO
S have laairti thellarber Pb - eip ova door west of
' l ba F,lacll Mango. and respectfully ask a ohm of
public patronage. scar.2ol2
TORT` 0. krUE.Lo, AUCTIONEER.
• Will cheerfully attend ell ?ales of real estate
and pervonal property. All wrier, by matt or other
prolortly attended to In any part of the
(minty. Pon-office address. Standlng• Slope .and
.Vyrebnyr. Bradford County. Pa. omar,2o'l2
CIA.YLORD BROS., General Fire
lug aruf Lire Insurance Aaencu. .Policies coming
and annisgs milPed by lightning. in Wyoming,
'and ether reliable companies. 'without additional
chsrges. IT. D. GAYLORD.
Mr.y:23. S. O. GAYLORD.
TORN DUZT-ri- +, BLACKSMITH,
01 'WNW/ETON. PA.. pays particular attention to
Minim Wagons. Sleighs. !Fe. Tire sot and
repairimg done cm short notice. Work and charges
gnarr.ratvil FatirnulAry. . 12,15.69.
A MOS PENNYPACKER, HAS
sat elttablialml himself in the TAILORING
•tsmr.ss;.. Shnp over Rockwell's Store. Work of
.very desreption don. In no latest styles.
gowancla, April 21. 1870.—tf •
..i - J ERAYSVILLE WOOLEN MILL
The underplot:ea would respectfully announce to
the pnblic that be keeps constantly on hand Woolen
cloths. Casshneres. Flannels. Yarns. and all kinds at
whnleßsb , and retail. UAIGII k lIROADLEY.
- .s. D. THOMPSON, Propr
Umnibua at the Depot free forth° Muse.
March G. 1872-Gm • _ .
C . S. RUSSELL'S
IN.§I7I: . 'ANCE AGENCY,
THE, UNDERSIGNED ; ARCHI
TECT AND. 111.111.13E11. wishes to inform the
vatizons of Tox-anda and vicinity. that be will give
particular, attention to drawing pisris. designs and
ep ,, eifleations for all manner of buildings, private
sud public._superintendence given for reasonable
enmrenxation. (Imre at residence' N. E. corner of
tz, , coud and I.2tiabeth streets.
J. E. ThElltllllln.
'Boa 511.Tawanda. Pa.
NEW PARLOR OF. FASHION.
SHAVING, HAUL CUL
SEASIPOIING, and HAIR DYEING
Done in the Latent Style. Also particular pains
tal:,n in Cutting Ladies' and Children's Hair, Sham
poling. Curling and Frizzing.
Go to GAUSAWAY &. LINCHCCPAIE." - over the
National Ilotel, Main Street, Towanda, Pa.
March C. 1872.
W W. KINGSBURY,
REAL ESTATE., LIFE. FIRE, & ACCIDENT
(r1,,,‘, corner of Malik and State Streets,
March 13, 1872. TOWANDA. PA.
SASH, DOORS, AND BLINDS.
I am prepared to barnlshln.dtied Doori, Sash
and Minds of any style, size, or thickness, on short
notice. Hand in your orders ten days before you
want to use the articles, and be sure that you will
get doors that will not shrink or swell. Tcrtns cub
Towanda. drily 19. 1871. , GEO. P. CAAH.
nAr-TOW & BROTHER,
WOOL, HIDES, PELTS, CALF
' SKINS, FL - RS, &C.,
For which the highest eleh_price is paid at all time&
Oflice in M. E. liosenilehrs Store, Iditin-et.,
G. A. DATTOI4.
.7. E. DArroN.l n0v.14.":0 TCIWANDA. PA.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVE
. opened s Banking House ha Towanda, =depths
name of G. F. MASON & CO.
draw Bills of Exchange, and
They sire prepared to ..... _tge, 4..-
make collections in New York, Philadelphia, and an
poftions of the United States. as also England, Ger
many. and France. To loan money. recall's deposits,
and to do a general Banking trasinesa.
P. F. Ifason aaa one of the Late Ann of Laporte.
I Mason k Co., of Towanda. Pa.. and his knowledge of
he business men of Bradford and adjoiningeonnittes
and having been in the banking bnainesa for abort
I!Arm years, mate this /30131/C a dcainble one through
which to make collections. G. F. MASON.
Towanda, Oct. 1, 1866. A. G. MASON.
NEW FIRM! •
NEW GOODS,LO TV PRICES!'
AT SIONT:OETON, PA.
TRACY & HOLLON,
Retail Dealers In GIVOeriOS and PrOVildOni, Drags
std Medicines, Kerosene Oil. Linnpa, Chimneys.
Sbadce. Dye Stuffs. Paints. Oils, Varnish. Yankee No.
flea.. Tobacco. Cigars and Snuff. Pure Wines and
1 Liquors, of the beet quality. for medicinal purposes
6Aly. All Goode cold at the seal , lowest prices. Pre
licriptionB carefully compounded at all bolus of the
dey-and nlsbt. Owe us s
TRACY & HOLLON.
Motroeton, Ps_ Jane 24. 1809—iy.
CITPAP PASSAGE FROM OR TO
IREL_UiD OR ENGLAND.--
a =NE Or ItTaaltattXra TROY 0A TO
41:7Worttront OA Lri=POOL.
Gnionia old Black Star Line" of Lk
rtpoa Packets, sailing cmery week.
. swallow-tall Line of Packets from or to London,
ftiltoit twice a month.
Remittances to England, Ireland and Scotland pay
able on demand.
For further particulars, apply to Wlfllanis k Onion,
Er"r l War , SeW York, or
G. F. 3LaSON k CO., Bankers,
Oct. 1. 1866
CHARLES F. DAYTON,
Stuicssor to Humphrey Bros.,
Aver aroody's Store,
ins cm hand a full assortment of DOUBLE and
/BUIE HARNESS. end.ll2tt6er g°°all In his line
- apsiring and man done to order.
Towanda, August 53,1871.
H . -JACOBS, •
Has removed Ilia
TEMPLE _OF FASHION
71 ? No 2 Patton's Block, Hain street, sec o nd door
alsrete Bridge street,
Raere vanish ass be found a complete stock of
MEN'S AND BOYS'. CLOTHING,
HATS AND CAPS.
£ ll goods trarrsoted. altd *old st ths leisost z witeo.
- - , ;_i
S. W. A.I.VCIELIDi Publisher.
TAMES - WOOD, Arica= a=
U omissuas Law.Tanagleas.
1101111011 T PEE'T, AMBNEY =AT
11 Law, Tama". Ps. join PG 9101.
1111711. FOYLE, ATTORNEY AT
W LAW. Towanda. Pa. OMes with Maim
lindth, south aids Mercer's Mock. dPrn 14.10
SXITH & MONTANIE, • ATTO
SIM at Taw. Olke—etrair et Maid and
Phu amid. GNAW , babies Deus Mom
MH. WESTON. DENTIST.-
lles In Mica's mock. ow Gael Dnic4ll4
DB. T. B. JOHNSON, Porarcux AND
liimaitar. Moo ova Dr. H. O. Porter Sou
k oo.'s Drag Skee. .
C. K. LADD, PHYSICIAN
J., and Simeon, Towanda. Ps. Office one door
north of Day, Haddel; k Sanderson'a coal office.
o ;ATTOERILT AT LAW, TCIWAVIDA.
Smith nide of Xereor's Now Mock p stairs.
A B. MoKEA.N, ATTORNEY
-11-1-111 AXD 0001131111011 AT Law. Towsoda. Pa. PR
ticoltr Mtge:Loa pold to bantam In the Orphans'
Court. _ -
TELLY & STANLEY Thanarra.
OMee over Wickham it WhieVis Mom Towan
da. Pa. Gas &a extraction teeth. •
W. B. Nxiir. [ecar.2olll - C. W. &natter.
TyrH. CARNOCHAN, •ATTOR
.v • NET AT LAW = a ttkontry Brad.
ford Coanty), Troy. Ps. rondo rad p_roßpt.
ly remitted. , ado IL 11-4 f.
at D. C. DzWITT, Attorneys-at
eLastr. Towanda,-Pa.. having formed a oinart.
nership. tender their professional IlefliOW to the
Special attention given to MST DEPART
of the business, at the ommtr met or else
where. JACOB DaWITT,
" D. CIEJITON DzWITT.
TOWANDA. Pa., Dec. 1R,1870.
TOHN N. OALIFF, ATTORNEY
ar Law, Veranda. Ps. Pirticular stbentkra 0,.
en to oTptians Court business. Oonmanelns sad
Collodion& WW-Oditie in Wood's new block. south
of the First 'National Bank. up stairs. -
lob. 1. MI.
n H. WARNER, Physician and
N../ • Swoon. LenaroviHoy Bridford Co.. Pi. AD
oar promptly attended to. Moe first door loath
of Leltayeville House.
- Sept. 15, 1570.-pr
nVERTON ac ELSBREE,
xzr'a AT.Law, Towanda. Pa.; baring entered
Into copartnership, offer their professional services
to the public. Special .attention given to business
In the Orphan's and ttegister's Comte. 4111410
OVEXTOX. XX. ' X. C. ILBraltlL
WaCUR & DAVIES, AMR
nt AT Law, Towanda. Pa. The aintleraload
having associated themselves together in the practice
of Law, offer their profeintonal services to the public.
lILMES SMOTE. W. T. 1:018
Ilford) 9.2870. .
A. & B. M. PECK'S LAW T• OFFICE.
ritiltree opposite the Court Howe, Towanda, Pa.
C 4: 27,10
A A. KEENEY ; COUNTY SU
• PEULNTENDWIT, Towanda, Pa. Office with
B. M. Peck. second door below the Ward House.
Will be at the office the tut Saturday of each month
and at all other times when not called away on busi
ness connected with the Simeritendency. All letters
should here-after be addressed as shore. dec.1.70
DR. J. W. LYMA.N,
PPITIStIAN Ann finuours.
°ince one door out of Reporter building Rest
Once, corner Pine and 2nd street.
Towanda. June 22. 1871.
TOHN W. MIX, ATTORNEY AT
CP Lew, Towanda, Bradford Co., P.
GENIMUL nisrunrcz Alma. "
Particular attention paidtoColisetlansindOrpbans'
Court business. Odice—Nereues ssw Block. north
side Potato Soma. apr.l, Id.
DOCTOR 0. LENTS, A GRAM:7-
Ito of the College'of "Physicians atulaurgeons."
Few York city. Class 1843-4. gives exclusive attention
to the Faaloo of his profusion. Office and residence
on, the eastern slope of Orwell Hlll, adjoinin gHenry Hcine's. Jan 14.'69.
DR. D. D. SMITH, Dentist, :has
purchased G. H. Wood's property. between
Mercer's Block and the Elwell House. where he has
loaded his Whoa. Teeth extracted without pain by
nec of pas. Towanda. Oct. 20,
=L =1 L W=u,m,
• We are prepared to feed the hungry at all time; of
the day and evening. Oysters and Ice Cream in
March 30,, 1870. , D. W. SCOTT k CO.
VLWELL HOUSE, TOWANDA.,
. JONI' C. WILSON
Haying leased this Nouse, is now ready to saeommo.
date the travelling public. *loping nor expense will
be spared to give satisfaction to those who may give
him a call
Q North side of the public Kure, east of Her
car's new block. .
R IMMKRFIELD CREEK HO-
Haring purchased and thoroughly' matted this old
and.well-Imown stand, formerly kept by Sheriff Grtf.
Ss, it the mouth of Ilummerfield Creek, be ready to
give eatd aocotantodattam and satisfactory troatmeat
to all irbo may tarot him si call.
Deci 23, 868—tt.
OM SUS LSD =DOS ISZIIIISL
The Horses, Harness. ke. of au guests of this
house, insured against loss try.Plre, without any ex
A superior quality of Old Faintish Bus Ale, Dist
received. T. B. JORDAN.
Towanda. /an. 2L"fl. Proprietor.
The subscriber having leased and lately' titled up
e above Hotel, lately kept by him es a saloon and
srdingbonse,-on the south side of BRIDGE
STREET, next to the rail-road. is now prepared_ to
ententaln the public with good acconadations on res.
sortable charges. Mo trouble or expense will be
spared to sconancalste those calling on hick Els
bar will be furnished with choice brands of 'Cigars,
Idvors. Ales. kn.
'-Good Stabling attached. WM. Mita.
Towanda, June 1.1871.•tol May 72 _Proprietor.
Thla popular house, recently leased by Messrs.
Timm k limns. msd having been completely refitted.
remodeled, and rettumlshed, aflbrds to the public
all the comforts and modern ennverdenees of a first-
class Hotel. Situate opposite the Park on Main
Street. it i• eminently convenient for persons
ing Towanda, either for pleasure or Dnathoss.
seiwn NOON k Proprietors.
W. W. =OWNING, ' raOmultroz;
This Hones is conducted in strictly Temperance
Principles. Every effort will be made to make
guests comfortable. Good rooms and the table will
always be suppled with the best tbe market at.
fords. Nov. 1. 1871.
MERCITES , BANK,.
TOWANPA. - PA.
(Ste:m/80r to D. S. Bassett & Co., Bullets:I
Receives Deposits. Etans Money, Makes Callao.
lions. and does a •
GENERAL BANKING BDBINESS,,
same as an Incarporated BuiL
To persons desiring to send money to air rare
of the Lotted States, Cans
bat tadLttor anada
theia=e. this Bank
PAB - SAITE TICKET'S
To sal teont iron ficotia.ingland.Tegand„ Scot.
land, or and part 411 Moms and the Oritril. by the
oBLEBRATED INMAN LINE
Of Steamers slave on hand.
Bois and astis Gold, Silver, United Stales Bonds
at market votes.
Bc zat toe the ask of likethati PsdAo T S-10
- N. C. =CUR, Prealdatt.
WY. it: mosati. Cashier. • nar.lsll_
nOFFEE; TEA, SUGAR; FISH.
w sox; *Warne and
Mr • NAM KIX
Near the Court Hoiuto.
BRADFORD OOLTIT, PMTN'A
pp[`,~;tM ~R+ , AC'S". rYggy „ ' a•'Y. :•; N,~~.,-~
DT 1011.1. N. =XL
"I have seen the first robin of Spring, mother
And have heard the brown darling sing ;
Ton said, " Bear it and wtah, and 'twill surely
fio rye yria6ed such a beaulthil thing!
I thought I would like Modal something for
But I couldn't think whit it could be -
That you'd want while you had all these beau
Besides, you have papa and me
So I wished /or a ladder: so long that Iwould
One end hyliar own cottage door,
And the other go up put the moon and the
And lean against /leaven's white door.
Then I'd get you to pat , on niy pretty white
dress, - 4
With my sash and my pretty new shoes,
Then,rd find some white roses to take up to
The most beautiful ones I could choose.
And you and dear papa would sit on the ground
And Wm me and tell me ,Vood-by;'
Then Vd go up the ladder far out of your sight
Till Icame to the door in the sty!
I wonder if God keeps the doorlastened tight?
If but ono little crack I conld see,
I would whisper, • Please, God, let this little
girl In ;
Sher as tired as she can be! .
She came all alone from the earth to•the sky:
For she's always beeri waiting to lee
The gardens of Heaven, with their robins and
Meese, God, is here room there for me?'
And then, when the angels had opened the
Ood would say, 'Bring the little child here,'
But He'd speak it so so softly-I'd not be afraid;
And He'd smile last lace you, mother dearl
Ho would put His kind arms round omi dear
And rd ask Him to send down for you,
And papa, and cousin, and all that I love—
Oh, dear ! don't you wish'tirould come triter
The next spring time, when the robins mune
They sang over grass stbd tl•ae-K
That grew where the foot of the ladder stood,
Whose top reached the hcarenly.lxlWers.
And the parents had'dreamed the pale still child
For her flight to the Bummer land,.
In a fair, white robe, with one snow-whito rose
Folded tight in her poi:ideas band.
And now at tho foot of tho ladder they sit,
. Looking up With quiet tears,
Till the beckoning hand and the Buttering robe.
Of the child at the top appears 1
LEARN TO SAY NO.
BY MRS. F. F. CHAMBERLAIN.
Charles Haskell was just sixteen.
He had finished his course of study
at the High School, and being im
petuous and active, be longed to be
gin his part in the drama otlife. The
day came on which be was to leave
his childhood's home. His mother's
parting advice was earnestly given ;
- she said - , " I have prayed for the
blessing of Heaven Ivan you —in
life, leave such footprints on the
sands of time,' as you would wish
your dearest friends to follow. Let
the Bible be your guide, and in every
temptation learn to say no. I have
embroidered the - motto as a book
mark for you; it is done 'with strands
of 'my own hair. Before we meet
again,,all that is mortal of me, ex
cept these few strands, may bo crum
bled into dust. Then let the motto
be a reminder of all a mother could
counsel a hived son."
Young Haskell went to a distant
city. His unseen guardian angel
went with him, sad the tempter also,
and now The contest for Mastery be
tween the two began.
"Well, Chum, you've come to tha
city in just the right time. This is
fair week, and we clerks can choose
any one day we please to go: There
is always the biggest crowd tho day
the horses race. Oh, it's glorious
excitement the way they bet. And
then you'll see more 'blooded stock'
in one day than in a life-time of
common observation." They decid
ed to go together, and Haskell felt
secure in the thought that he could
not be induced to ,bet—oh, no, not
be. ' -
" Look, Charley, here they come ;
see that arched neck, and how those
hoofs keep time to the music." The
ring is aeon filled with , spirited met
tle, and " hurrah, I bet,-,are Sounds
that ` fill the air. " You bet ten dol
hula," said the dark tempter. "Bet
ird°thing," said the guardian angel.
Remember your prayer, 'lead me
grinto temptation,' and here you
in the midst of it." "Go ahead
run your chance to' make your
fen a hundred," said the dark spirit.
Remember the goad prophet Ezekiel
flays : 'Behold, therefore, I haie
written my hand at thy dishonest
gain which thou bast made," said
the guardian angel.
Haskell turned to his companion
and said : "I'll leave the crowd. I'll
not take the first step towards being
a gambler." :
lAgain the tempter came. "Have
a cigar, Charley, these are royal Ha-
Tans& Quite a genteel article." The
Cigar lay on the table before him.
Bo genteel and smoke," said a dark
Voice, ' It's very social when with a
friend to while an hour away, and
forget the cares of life in the fragrant
eed.' " Don't b egin ,' said a mild,
sweet monitor. It will introduce a
long scale of physical evils, and you
Cannot afford to discount your time."
Thank you,".esid Charley, "I do
not wish to learn to smoke. I have
do desire to die of any-of the nervous
diseases of smokers."
4"Hal ha I Charley You're quite
philosopher and Puritan. For my
art I'm not tied to my motha's
apron string, and as we don't go
through this vale of tears but owe,
bound to have a good time -as I
gold!! g. Good-by, Puritan Charlie."
"_ communications corrupt
good manna's," said Clarks: "Otte
cannot smoke without —the
latter is certainly anuidirea Scum
iirsdi and the former a bad habit."
r?"'S - 7?
Months _passed and New. Yeses
same. The tempter this time was es
beautiful as the fabled' Belem.
" Here is wine, old and rate; papa
only opens it for festive oecuielle
hire this Take it as a pledge of good
wishes for the cooing year."-
'Said the inner, dark yoke, " Drink,
you simpleton; don't afkul the fair
est friend you have, just for one
swallow." " Touch not, taste not,
handle not," said a sweet stall voice,
"for at last it biteth like a
and stingeth like an adder7V
frosty air of the winter's morning
seemed to waft from his childheodra
home—learn to say no." - -
"Thank you, Wm Emma,' I have
never yet tasted an that can
intoxicate, and I will not begin. But
'I wish you joy, pure, like the crystal
of yonder empty glass, and may your
life never be shaded by sorrow,
hued as the wine of this goblet." -
With a courteous , bow he left the
Three temptations had crossed
Haskell's life, and not without a
mental conflict had he come off vic •
tor. The step once taken in a right
direction, it is more easy to follow it
up. To-day Haskell is an honored
=XI, and his companion of the horse
race and cigars, makes self-indul
genee his first eare, and is loved as
much in a decreasing ratio as is Has
kell in an increasing one.
Boys, learn to say no, not from
policy but principle. Don't say it, in
a sickly, feeble way, and by the tones
of your voices give others to under
stand " I'll say yes, if you will urge
mo a little." Lot it be a round, clear,
and distinct lie I as well defined and
sparkling as the fall moon. A hea
then moralist once said, "it 'is not
because things are difficult that we
dare not undertake them." Boys of
the nineteenth century, what is it
then ? Is not self-gratification the
principal root of all the evils? Dare
to do right, be bold of spirit, but
gentle in manner. Say no to trifles
of sin as well as to flagrant trans
gressions. Let your inner and outer
life be at peace, and in the end merit
the higher eternal lite.
OUR FIRST WAR STRAKER
At the beginning of the present
century, the navy of the young na
tion just rising on this continent Wall
possessed of some of the beat vessels
in the world. Among them was the
famous Constitution, which vessel is
still in the service, having been sta
tioned at the Naval Academy as a
school-ship for the last ten years:
About this-date the steam-engine
was used to propel vessels by means
of paddle-wheels. To whom really
belongs the honor of applyiniT steam
as a motor for ships
. is a disputed
point, into the discussion of which it
is not desirable to enter—it ill, how
ever' pretty well settled that Fulton
was the first builder of a steamboat
intended for traffic. The success of
this vessel was followed by great im
provements in that line. and render
ed possible the grand system of in
ternal commerce for which this coun
try is so well adapted. In 1814 the
`same Fulton proposed to build a
floating battery for the defense . of
New York harbor, the vessel to be
pro, lied by steam, with a central
•• . die - wheel. This is
own proposition to use the new
motive power for war purposes.
Ilia vessel was to carry twenty guns
on her gun-deck, and to make a
speed of four miles per hour. In ad
dition to her armament on deck, it
Was intended that she. should carry
two submarine guns on each bow, so
as to strike an enemy below the wa-
ter-line; besides this, provision was
made for throwing a large body . of
water upon an enemy at close quar
ters. The ship was launched in No
vember, 1814, in a little more than
four months from the laying of the
keel; by June, 1815, her machinery
wail lit place, and a trial trip took
place in New York Bay, which was a
great success. At a later period she
made a trip to sea about twenty-six
miles. from New Y ork, with all her
coal and armament on board, attain
ing a speed of nearly six knots. This
formidable craft was- named by her ' l
projector the Demologos, but after
his death she was called the Fulton;
she was used as a receiving-ship at
the New York navy' yard alter her
completion until 1829, when she was
accidently blown up by the explosion
of the powder in her magazine. Such
was the first ;venture of our govern
ment toward war steamers.-=From
...Naval Architecture, Past and Pres
ent," by Allan T. Brown, in Harper's
Magazine for April.
WrAILLIG A WATCII.—The watch
wis originally, we find, a compara
tively huge and 'bungling" thing, and
was moved by weights—in short, it
was only a "little clock," a "pocket
edition" theroof, as it were. Its case
was at first made of iron, and on ac
count of the weights it had to be
borne about in a suspended position,
as by a cord about the neck, hanging
down on the breast. It was only , a
little over three centuries ago, about
the year 1555, - that the spring . was
devised, doing away with weights,
and rendering the instrument more
readily and safely portable. These
springs were then only straight pieces
of steel, not coiled as now, and occu
pying more - space. The watch of
those days had bat one index or hand,
and required to be wound often, two
or three times a day. The hoes or
'Alias were of metal, brass 'usually,
and the cases were without e
but opened in front and at the back,
not unlike the "hunting-watch" case
of to-day. The case Was from five to
six inches in. diameter—a fashion
which modern indisposition to 'bear
alma large weights" would hardly
tolerate. As may be .resdily conjec
tared, the watch of those time was
a very costly affair, worth more than
many a New England farm now is,
and requiring along time in its con
struction It ut computed that the
avenge value of the watches ofthose
days was equivalent to fifteen hun
dred dollars of our currency.—Ex
—The people of : thaitowoo; Nis.,
bid s plod ebniMpi titbit oossidedon of
their ito dodr, isad vokoup sad asoosift to
bid tbai the ft* kid earr/ fa
TOWANDA t BMI)FORD `COIIETtit
itanaliaiibaok 1- %lodated irri•
MO Bat wham- man IL? From
hot or /racy -L it Oliva or a fia.
tioa Ulm !myallzauge. Hcrw mid
a' Nerthall7 AbolitiOabl",faimk mi
qairerthe lade; arid% liatmarvand
ray Amelia -4:11- :the
_two eaol years ago ,
Ward, became pastor- of.- a
cbureh ininiranaPorui; and remaisted
in that city dOt years. /1.
Stowe was at %at dine- a mere girl,
and spentninchof bar time at .the
home of her brother Henry.' It would
have astoniebed any one passing ,
through that quarter of the 4
where Mr. B.'s essidendswask
to behold a single old rude cabin;
closely surrounded by the most su
perb edifices. And the more so,
when he should learn that. the au
thorities had RIM orders that that
"cabin " should nos be molested so
long as the inmates should live. And
who were the inmates ? A solitary
couple, with color contrasting as
much with that of their neighbors as
the mean "cabin" did with their
These perm= had spent long
years in Southern slavery and suffer
mg; but a hind Providence had by
some means ¥ them to spend
their last years in a free city. They
were both most eheerful, talkative
Christians. Many a neighbor- and
citizen delighted to step over to Un
cle Tom's and spend any spare mo
ments that he might - have, there
listening to the genuine negro dia
lect, and to the tales of a long and
hard bondage. Among - others who
thus entered this cabin was Mr.
Beecher and his sister. Nor was it
a rare thing for them to do so, but .
very, frequent indeed. Mr. B.
braced every opportunity to commu
nicate to Uncle Tom words of reli
gions information _and comfort, but
his sister •only listened. Little did
the future author--or authoress, as a
very donbthil -refinement would ray
—httle dhl•the future author dream
that in acquirinkshrre facts and
leet, she was isymg the foundation
of a work that should . fill the world
with her name and her praise. Yet
when a brief period had passed, and
marriage had come, and extreme
poverty too—alas l that one should
follow the other—she remembers the
cheerful, happy moments she had
spent in an abode as humble as hen,
listening to cheerful converse from
one whe had nothing. Then she
thinks of the agitated state of the•
country over the vezed question."
And desiring to do something to re
lieve her financial mislartunesi she
seizes the far-reaching idea that, tak
ing the Indianapolis Uncle Tom's
cabin fora text, she can lay open
the whole Southern institution. Seat
ing herself by spine table—she could
afford no better—she writes and is
immortal ! •
Whence started this thought-giv
ingoaject, and how far has it pro:
? Pamplulias, the .Presbyter
of Qesarea, who lived at the close of
the thir'd centur;r, collected a 'library
in that city .which contained thirty
thousand vOluines. This collection
seems to have been made chiefly for
the use of religious scholars of that
day,,as the books were lent out freely
to all who were religiously dispa
Jerome mentions this library, and
Dr. Adam Clark remarks upon it,
" that this is the first notice we have
of a cireulating library." So that
they who establish such libraries
now,-are but doing what was done
more than fifteen centuries ago. Over
the doorway of a very ancient sta
tionary library, were these words :
"The healing of the soul." The
number of public libraries of any
considerable note within the bounds
of the. United States, is about 180,
containing 2,355,237 volumes. The
number containing *over twenty
thousand volumes is about twenty : of
which the Astir library of New York
city is the +largest, containing about'
one hundred thousand volumes. The
largest European library is' the Ins
peps! library of Paris, established in
1877, and amtaining, previous to
their late war, more than one million
volumes, of which over eighty thous
and were in manuscript form.
CHAPPIED Hems —The chapping of
hands is caused by having them a
• ... deal in water, as in washing
• es, cooking, etc., in very' assia
weather • the being so ft ened by
the wate r, and dried too rapidly by
the fire, contracts and cracks ; some
times the fingers become so sore that
sewing is impossible. The best plan
of treatment is to put . the hands in
water ais seldom as practicable, then
at bed-time put half a teaspoonful of
sweet oil in the palm, and work it in-,
to the skin of the hands and fingers
most thoroughly ; put on a pair of
lisle thread or old kid gloves at bed.
time, and wear them all night; there
will be a wonderful relief of the sore
ness by the next morning, and a per
feet cure in two or three days. lithe
hands must be in water more or lees
every day,then try the oil and gloves
st night, using the gloves without
washing, all winter, if neoessary,
for they become saturated with 'the
oil, and thus act moie efficiently. by
keeping the akin soft all the time. L A
great many complicated mixtures are
advised, but there is nothing equal
to sweet oil or ' . glytitzed as
above. The glycerine answers& good
purpose, if work ed '
. into the hands
every morning, just after they are
washed for the city. Honey is said
to be very good' in this connection,
but a tidy person recoils at the idea
of having honey or anything else
sticking to the lands and fingers all
day. Some persons advise "Take
equal parts of unsalted fresh butter,
mutton tallow, beeswax and stoned
raisins. Simmer until the raisins are
done to a aisp: Strain, pour into
a =P and 144 cool : snail* it into
the hods . bdore going to bed or go-
ing out *to the wind." . The only
really . bendier:lid' ingredient in the
*hove is the toadied. butter • and
ail or gl3reisrine is' much hetier..4.
Ifetre Mersa of ihrithr. -
thank wail wax.
, APRIL. lt, 1872.
Tower& 'the Close , idghth
oestumihnhossio of Aidm founded
ou ffies hanks cif ths MOS. the :aAs.
imPoilincd ,t/tci Mahanunaden fat*.
liegadanise in the adagio/ nitociat
filhdirith•the lame of mined ea' iee.
Not far of was Babylon, still Saintly
traced_out On its desolate Pawns the
*cut pietas' lanai& and the pal
aces allieydels. The fallen cities, it
is saiglovere used to complete the
grandma. cd the sacred capitol. The
Barmen pri me :Spon the last labors
of the and the wealth xi
the Moe% st and the eoplear.
ad Christians were employed in pro
vidinga proper home far the Viewer-
ant of heaven. lifohammedsn writ
ers Law with vain *theta to point 1
the splendor of Bagdad, 'when wader
the vigorous rule of .Harounalllas
chid and his vizier daffier, it sudden- 1
ly outstripped in prosperity end holi
nen all , earthly cities. It, was the
central shrine of the Moslem faith.
The commander of the Faithful reel
ed over , its people., The power td
Hamm Was felt, in ' Want Spain and
on the blinks of the Indus' the Tit.
ris once :more labored beneath the
commerce of mankind; the merchants
of Egypt and India met in the ba
zaars of Bagdad; the Christian and
'the fire-worshipper, the Brahmin and
lhe dew, filled its prosperous streets.
• It is not probable, therefore, that
. the Arab moats are greatly ezag
gusted. Bagdad possessed a pow-
Add citadel, a circle of lofty - walls,
a royal palace on the Tigris, whose
endleess halls were adorned with all
the grace of Saracenio architecture,
and mosques of unequalled splendor.
It is the most populous 'city of an
age when Rome was a hal-deserted
fain, when London and Feria wore
barbarous towns, and Charlemagne
was vainly striving to make his civi
-1 tol in the wilderness of Flanders, a
centre of Western progress. - The hn
-man spirit of Mohammedanism had
filled Bagdad with hospitals, dispen
saries, and edifices of pablic chari
ty. The private houses of its wealthy
merchants were adorned with marble
and gold. I The graceful court was
filled with fountains, rich hangings
of silk and velvet covered the lofty
walls. Divans of satin and tables of
costly workmartship,the richest fruits
and flowers, and the rarest wines
and viands set aft those costly ban
quets, at. Which the degenerate des
cendants of Mohimmed delighted to
vielatnevery principle of their austere
But still more remarkable was the
intellectual position of the Eastern
CapitoL The renown of Babylon or
&mull had been altogether materi
al; the children of the desert sur
rounded themselves with all the re- ,
finements of literature and the arts.
The wealthy Arabs were educated in
poetry, music and language; common
.schools were provided, at which the
humblest citizen might, learn Ao read
and write with accuracy the favorite
precepts of the Koran. Colleges,
taught by professors of eminent at
tainmenta, drew in throngs of stu
dents. Libraries, enriched by the
spoils of Grecian and Roman thought,
awoke a boundless ardor for letters.
The Arabic annals abound with no
tices of famous scholars, renowned
in every land where the. Arabic was
spoken, and of poets, historians and
men of science, who had charmed the
advancing intellect of the children of
TIIAD Sums Wrr.—Mr. Stevens
WU rarely excelled in :repartee. He
was always ready, and his satire was
sharper than bayonets. The people
of Lancaster never tire of repeating
his Sayings. He tried a case before
a judge not celebrated for his wis
dom. The judge gave a ruling that
disgusted - Mr. Stevens, as his face
clearly indicated. "Does the Court
understand the counsel to express
contempt for its ruling?" said the
judge. "No, may it please youiltoi
or; I was trying to sup-press con
When the rebels burned his iron
foundry and property at Gettysburg
—which they lid with a relish—Mr.
Stevens remarked, "Had Lee burnt
up niy liabilities at the same time I
would have been much obliged to
When Zak of South Carolina at
tacked Mr. -Stevens, and told him
about a pious deacon he had on his
plantatidn, Ur. Stevens asked what
the price of4leacons was in his dis
trict, and how mucl more a negro
would bring than a deacon.
A Lutheran minister left thepnl
and became a democratic politi
cian. He met Mr. Stevens soon after,
and, inquiring about his health,.re
ceived an answer: "I am very well.
I take care of my system, and above
all things, keep my conscience pure.
I suppose you have heard that I have
abandoned politics and am studying
for the ministry."
A SyBANGE &roar. About five
years ago a youth, apparently fifteen
or sixteen years of age, called a
publishing house. of John E. Potter
A: Co, in Philadelphia, and offered a
manuscript story for publication.
Mr. Potter, the head of the firm, who
happened to be in at the tiine,smiled
at the idea of one so youthful aspir
ing to appear in literature - as the au
thor of a book, but finally, at the ur
gent request , of theboy, consented
to keep the manuscript a few days
and look it over. When he had done
so he was convinced that the story,
while evincing a lack. of polished ed
ucation ,on the part of the boyish au
thor, possessed considerable merit as
an exciting novel, some of the scenes
being described with wonderful pow
er, and after consulting with the oth
er members of the souse; decided to
publish it. When the youth called
a few days afterward he .told him of
his conclusion, and it was agreed
that the author should receive a roy
a/t7 Of ten cents a Dopy on all sold.
The .story was duly published in
book form under the title of " White
Meeks," and aim that time one hun
dred and seventy, thousand copies
have been sold. Bat what is angu
lar about it is that Le youthful au
thor has never been seen or heard
of since, and there -is now line him
the sum of $17,000 as copyright on
his stonr.•=loden Tiwvn . •
1403. opt pan, sod pot* aod - aky,
Wlt a donned look looliousift, gray eye ;
Noionotfol losiot • goosoly load,
Ilatseooristig boa alibi so* Weld ' ;
No ringing lefigb, Llano Owe* Net; •
No mobilo law. sod Osaka sfoig.
So joule toodyi no prissito - .
k Nobody's Derilog—bat. lobe •
No "Doty Varden'e aqiiettlidiairs;
No bligh-heeledbooti to tirow . iiis dowo stairs
No riehtioir jacket and nautical ssyle,
With a mikes bet that ebe ea! ber."
Bat "Indy" is stamped on hes Wet brow;
AM .be aid Isisny beast I can't tell bow;
Not made to dexcla-not bassi to ahlim—
Noboolfe--Nobodys Dubai—but mine t
No amity, rarisbing, girlish grace,
Bat a settled calm on tie sweet, pale face ;
No sparkling chatter and repirteo ;
Wary and still is she.
White and still Is my pearl cf pearls,
Yet to me she Demuth the queen of girls;
Why I lore bar I can't define, - -
For she's NobOdyk —Ndbody'sDarling—but
mine i •
Were Mies hers, or a beauty rare
Sh would lose her chum and be
ee= el less
Were rings to shine on those fingers snail,
They could not add to thedr•grsoe at all :
She would learn to smile.and speak by rule,
In the foolish book of Dime Fasblon's school ;
And the world to spoll her would soma combine;
Now she's Nobody's Darling—but "mine I ,
The day has coma when the cooing dove
Croons to Ids mates song oficive,
When Nature stirs, and the copies ring,
In all the joyance of dawning Spring.
Thn dar has mite when Islam to speak,
To watch the blush on tkt once pale cheek ;
To *dam low on SR Valintin.
"Darling I Nobody ' s Darling b4t thine r
A - HOUSE MEE MEN HEVER
How do you think you would like
to live, fearing every • moment to be
blown up; not daring to 'speak load,
to jar anything,. for fear of starting
an explosion that would send you in
an instant to the other world ?
Yon don't think it would be. very
pleasant? Well, it isn't; yet hun
dredi of men live in just that state—
work, receive pay, and live, year af
ter year, in the very sight of death,
as it were; all. that the world may.
Yon can easily guess the those
men go about .very quietly, and never
Yon luiow-that gunpowder is very
dangerous in a gun or near a fire,
but perhaps you don't know that it
is equally angerous all through the
process of d
making. A powder mill
is a fearful place to visit, anfrstran
gers are very seldom allowed to go
into one, They are"bat far from
the town, in the woods, and each
branch of the work is done in a sep
arate building. These houses are
quite.a distance from each other, so
that if one blows up, it won't blow
UP the rest. Then the lower parts
of the building are made very strong,
while the roofs. are very lightly set
on, so that if .it eiplodes only the
roof will suffer. But in spite of every
care, sometimes a whole settlement
of the powder mills go off almost in
an instant, and every vestige of the
work of years will be swept away in
a few seconds,
But though°-•you feel like holding
your breath to look at it, it is really
a very interesting Process to see. It is
made, perhaps you know, of cluirecal,
saltpeter and brimstone. Each of
these articles is prepared in a 'house
by itself; but the house" where they
are mixed is the first terrible one. In
this building •is an immense mill
stone, rolling round and round in 'an
iron bed. In this bed, and under
the stone are put the three fearful
ingredients of gunpowder. Their are
there thoroughly mixed and ground
This is a very dangerous operation,
because if the stone comes in contact
with its iron bed, it is very apt to
strike fire, and the merest suspicion
of a spark would set off the whole.
The materials. are ; spread three or
four inches thick 'in the bed; the
wheel, which goes by 'Water, is start
ed, and every man leaves the place.
The door is shut, and the machinery
left to do its terrible work alone.
When it has run long enough, the
mill is stopped, and the men come
back. The operation leaves the pow
der in lamps or cakes. °
_ 'The next house is where these
cakes are broken into grains, and, of
course, is quite as dangerous -as the
last one. But the men can't go away
from this: they are obliged to attend
to it every moment; and you may be
sure no larighoor joke- is ever heard
within its walls. Every one who
goes in has to take off his boots,. and
put on rtibbers, because one gram of
the dangerous powder, crashed by
I `the boot," would explode the whole in
The floor of this house is covered
- With leather, and is made perfectly
black by the dust of the gunpowder.
It contains a set of sieves each one
smaller than the last, through which
the powderis sifted; and an inmense
ground and laboring , mill, where it
is ground up, while men shovel it
with wooden shovels. The machine
ry makes a great deal of noise,. but
the men are silent,. as in the other
houses. The reckless crashing of
the machinery oven seems to give
greater horror, atm one is very glad
to get out of that house. • •
The glazing house , comes next.
Glazing is done by mixing black lead
with the powder, to give it a black
and shiny look. -The powder is put
into barrels, which revolve for sever-
ul hours. That polishes the grains
by their rubbing together. Of course
the dust flies from all these opera
tions, and the workmen, silent, like
the rest, look like very black negroes,
working in the blackest of powder,
in a room 'whose walls and floors are
blear than the rest, if possible. It
has a very singular look to a stran
ger, and added to the, horrible. si
lence, makes one feel that the whole
world has gone into mourning. .of
tea, the gunpowder revolting so rap
idly in the barrels, gets very hot; so
this, too, is a - dangerous operation..
The storing house is the nest on
the list, and there the gunpowder is
heated on wooden tray& It is very
hot and no workmen. stay there.
From there it goes to the pack
house, and is put up jn bure kegs
and canisters. -
- Rafflithrsragh Al time Ulm* it
+;;; S-;41. ;,11
--illdivelt.-Annmim in. Advance.
pen at last to the storehouse. One
feels lam drawing a• long breath to.
sea-thw leirful stuff safely Racked
sway out oi, the . hands of:men VI this
YOA hare heard of things being as
dr7 is a rwder house, brit 1 1 7
*oalthill think this house Teri , .
It is almost imbedded in water. Did
ever bearof water roof before?
Of steps to go in, there are
shallow tanks of water through
Which" every one must walk to the
.111 none of these powder houses is
any light ever 'allowed - except sun
light, The wages are good, the day's
work is short. endifig always al three
Or totn. Alock. but the men have a
serious -look that makes one think
every moment of the danger, and
glad to get away.
'Though curiosity may take a man
once to visit a powder mill, he has
no desire to go the second time; and
he feels all the 'rest of his life that
for once he has been very near death.
GOOD AS WHEAT.
• Never be cast down by trifles. If
a spider breaks his thread twenty
times he will mend it again. Make
up your mind is do a thing and you
will do it. reir not, if trouble come
upon you; keep up your Spirib3 though
the day may be a dark one,
' • ' Troubles never stop forever;
The darkest day will passaway."
7 - 2llbe sun goes down, look
the attire; if the earth is-dark keep
your eyes on Heaven. -
`!Never despair when fog's in the air,
- sunshiny morning comes without warning.'
Mind what you run after. Never
be contented with a bubble that-will
burst; or '' - a
firework that ends in
smoke or darkness. Get that which
you can keep, and which 'is worth
keeping. , .
"SontetLing.sterling that stay,
When gold and silver fly away."
Fright hard againit a hasty temper
Anger, will come, but resist it stout
ly. A spark may set a house on fire.
A fit of passion may give you cause
to mourn all the days of-your life.
"He that revenges knows no rest ;
The meek possess a peaceful breast."
If yon - have an enemy act kindly
to him, and make him your friend.
You may not win him over at once,
but try again. • Let one kindness bo
followed by another till you have ac
complished your - end: By little and
little great things are accomplitihed,
"W ter falling day by day -
Weab; the hattleet rock airay.
-And so oft repiated kindness will
soften a heart of stone. -
Whatever you do, do it irillingly
"A cheeffnl spirit gets on quick,
- A grumbler in the mud will stick.".
Evil thoughts are worse enemies
than lions and tigers, - for we can
keep out of the way of wild beasts;
but bad thoughts win their way ev
erywhere. The cup that is full will
hold no more; keep your head and
heart full of good thoughts that bad
thoughts may find noroom to enter.
"Be on your guard - and strive andpray,
To drive all wicked thoughts away:";
- KEEP FrmtionT AETAD.—Pay. no at
tention to islanderser gossip-mongers.
Keep - straight on in your course, and
let their backbiting die the death of
neglect. What is the use . lying
awake nights, brooding - over the re
marks of some false friend, that run
throngh your brain like forked light-
What's the usd of getting into a
worry and fret over gossip tha t t has
been set afloat to your disadvantage
by some Meddlesome busybody, who
has more time than character?
Thotie things can't possibly injure
you unless indeed, you take nonce of
them, and in combating them give
them character and' standing. If
what is said about you is true, set
yourself right at once; if it is false,
let it go for what it willietch.
If a bee , stings you, would you go
to.the hive and destroy it? Would
not a thousand come upon you - ?
It is wisdom to say little respecting
- the injuries you have received. .
We are generally losers in the end
if we 'stop to" refute .all backbitings
and gmapings we may hear by the
way.. They are annoying, it is true,
but not dangerous so long as we do.
not stop to expostulate and scold.
Oar, characters are sustained by
our own actions and purposes, and
not by other&
Let us always bear mind that
calumnies may usually be trusted to
time and the slow but steady justice
of public opinion.
AN INGIMOVS INSTUMMT.—Divz,
a mechanic of Geneia, produced
clock which excelled all. others in big:
genuity. - On it - were seated a negro,
a shepherd and a . dog. When the
clock struck the shepherd played six
tunes on his Mite, 'and the dog sp 7 •
woached- and fawned upon him.
This Wonderful machine was exhibted.
to the King of Spain, . who was great
ly delighted with it,
"The -gentleness of-my dog," said
Droz,. "is . his 'least - merit. If your
Majority touch one of those apples
which you seein the shepherd's bas
ket, you will admire the animal's fi
delity.":, - -
The King took an apple, and the
dog flew. at his hand 'barking so load
that the king's dog, which was in the
room, began to bark also. At this
the courtiers not doubting that it was
an affair of witch craft, hastily left
1 the room crossing themselves as they
departed.. *Having, desired;the
d later of m a rine only one ' Who von:
tared" to remain)to ',ask the negro
- What o'clock it was, the miniiter did
,so but Obtained no reply,' --I T truz than
observed that thei - negro hid-not yet
learned Spanishoipc!n which the ques- -
'Aim yea repeated in French, when
the black immediately answered him:
At this prodigy the firmness of.- the
minister also forsook him,and he re ,
treated precipitately, declaring that
.it. must be the work of a supernatural
being - • -
Earn= Hindoo .firms do Inisinsss
lii Motia women aro_permitted to
woo tironiew •
Alf: 11/- -a,,, A1 1 17 "
especially among gentlenten,- who do
not auffer.fmcat tak iummesoleuenof
dandruff. ,Phyliciana seat ttimifr.
eider it set - of sulkies* impetance
to n a t atisMisti,and the
bpooooss are pa s";
lice virtue of
Cr:: tot si
cure to try BOOM of the many nos '
trams smbartised &the Wolk =dal ,
i The w
greatly accompanist accompanist the thniblerome
complaint, hi not the Only unpleasant,
feature, as to personnatiaty, iiretsn=
eons to neatness the appearance 'of
the white Males' on the / coat *ski
and shoulders is- very fr , :ohjectOtutbk
The writer, d a ntunbei Of:
years, tried the emit alcoholic
solutions of castor I. Ind Many air!
er preparafioinrinithonst permanent
benefit ; awl as a list resort, was led
to adopt the Phan cleansing the
scalii with - libriiiind mabonate of
potassa. This prom* but
after a persistent treatment of some 1
months the hair became sensibly-I
thinner,and peirhape would lave soon
disappeared ell together.- :The belief
that dandruff arises from a disease
of the skin, although Physitiane do
not seem to agree on that point; and
the knowledge that the use of ad-
hapis freqitently attended with very
happy results in such, &leases,
duced me to - try it in my , own case.,
A preparation of ' one ounce flowers ;
of ralpbuf and one quart of -water I
was made. -The clear liquid was
poured off, • after the mixture had
beea,repeatedly. agitated during
tarsals of. fe hours, and , the head
was saturated with this every morn
jug- _ _ -
In a few weeks every trace of dand
ruff had disappeared,the hair became
soft and glossy, and now, after a dia
continuance of the treatment for
eighteen months, there is no indica
tion of the return of the disease. 4
do not pretend to explain the--modus
operandi- of the treatment, for it is :
well known that sublimed sulphur is
almost or wholly insoluble, and the
liquid used was destitute of taste,
color or smell. The effects speak for
itself. Other persons to whom _it
has been recommended have had the
same results,-and Lcommunicate the
result of my experiments in the re
sult of my 'experiments in the belief
that it may be valuable and eccepta
ble to many who have suffered - in the
same manner as myself.--John L.
Daci.l, in the 'American Journal
A BUMEBB MAE.
-He is strict in keeping-is engage-
ments; does nothing carelessly or in
a hurry; embodys nobody to do-what
he can easily do himself; leaves Defil
ing undone which ought to be - done,-
and which circumstances permit him
to do; keeps his designs andbusiness
from the view of others; jai prompt
and decisive with his customers, and
does not overtrade his, capital; pre
fers short credits to long ones, - and
cash to credit transactions - latall
times when they can be advantage
ously Made, either in buying or sell
ing, and small profits with more haz.
Ind. He is clear and explicit in all
bargains; leaves nothing to the mem
ory which can and ought to be com
mitted to writing; keeps copies of all
important letters: which he sends
away, and-has every letter -and in
voice belonging -to Ins business titled,
classed, and 'put away. He never
suffers his desk to be confused by
many papers lying upon it; iselways
at the head of hip business, 'well
knowing if heleaves it, it will leave •
him; holds it as a. maxim that he
whose credit is suspected is not safe
to be trusted, and Is constantly ex
amining his,books, and sees through
all his affairs as far as care and at- -
tention enable him; balance_regular
ly at stated times, and then makes
out and transmits all his ac aunts
current to his customers and constit
uents, both at honie and abroad;
avoids, as : much aslossible, all sorts
of athammodations in money matters
and lawsuits, when there is the least
hazard; is economical in his expeqd
itures, always living within Ins tu- -
come; keeps a memorandum-book
with a pencil in his pocket, in which•
he writes every little particular rola
tivele appointments, - addresses, and
petty cash matters; is cautious hew
he becomestecurity fox: any person,-
and is geneorous only when urged by
motives of htiniaility.--Hars Journal'
SiAra. DEcnrrs.—lifen at first de- •
deive,knowing it but by the constant
use of deception they cease , to even _
know that they are doing it. Grade
ally it blinds the moral sense. And
- it is in this direction that great lies I
are less harmful Akan little ones..
Men think<that a great black lie is
very °culpable. I suppose it is. But
when an armorer Lwishes by scouring
to cut the very surface of metal dawn,
what does he do? Take a bar-of iron
and rub. it?. No; he= takes emery.
Its particles are as small as a pin's.
point; and these he puts on, and by '-
scouring he cuts down the s lurface_
takes off the enamel
You think a great lie is a great- bli„
and a great shame to man; but after
all, these little lies aremore damer
ous because there are im many of
them; and becauseinch one of them
is diamond-printed - And these little
petty untruths which are so smell
that you do not notice them, and so
numerous that you cannot estimate
them, are the ones, that .take off the
very enamel of the moral sense--cut
away its surface. -And men become
so accustomed to it, that they do not
recognize that they are Twitting things
in false lights, when, by word, by
deed, by indirections, by cuiggera , 4
tions, by shifting the emphasis, by
various dynamical means, they pre
sent things, not - as they see them,but
as they want to see them.—Beecher.
Eramr Guinarsse."—So much of our
early gladness vanishes utterly from
our mcmory : can never recall
the joy with-which we laid our heads
on our mother's bosom or rode on.
our father's back in chlidhood ; -
doubtless thit joy is wrought up in
to our nature,as the sunlight of long._
past mornings is wrought up in the
soft mellowness of the aprieet ; and
we can only believe in the joys oU
childhood. But the first glad mo
ment in our first love is a vision
which returns to 11/3 at the but, end
!wings ever witlrit a thrill of feeling,
intense and special as the recurrent
sensation of a sweet odor breathed
in a far off hour °floppiness: It is
a memory thatgives • uisite
touch to tenderness,' that the,
madness of jflmum - and- as keen- .
need to. the igen* of . -
A timv Hampshire Irishman be
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mosilacms if um sot basillbsePO
ei• mpe, 'to am Itia rsze- mu=