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VOW HE WOULDN'T SELL THE
Here l John you drive the cows ttp, while yes' tea
brings out the palls;
Bat - don't yer lot .sne ketch ye bangle` enters them
cows' tails. - s' .
An , chaaln• them scrod that lot at melt'. a tub'
An• John, when you come out, be sure an` she& the
pastor' gate. .."
strange that borwill never lama to notice what
I'm afraid git to rutin' me, if things- go on
this way ;
Bat boys is boys, an' will be boys, till they're
grown up to men, . , .
An' John is 'bout as good a lad as the average of
I'll tell ,ye)'atranger, bow- It Is ; I fell • beap - Ot
In that boy—he's our only one sench litthr-Iteddie
died ; -
Don't mind me. sir, I`m
_.gmnin' aid, my eyesitel
But it seems how a kind of mist comes long o'
thoughts of mine, , .
des' Set down on the dooretap, Maar, an' make
yourself to hum ;
While Johnny's bringhtl up the cows tell ye
boir It cum -
Ttat all our . boys have left excoptln Johnny
And I recken, stranger, eountlrO all,, !eve had
about our share.
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VOLUME - • TOWANDA, ;BRADFORD
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BY 41.1,PH0N130 1.?41T0N.
Thar was our first boy, Benjamin, the oldest of
He was the smartest chap, so chipper, part
He cum ito us one sun-bright morn, as merry as a
It would ha' done yer soul good, Squat', ,to sae the
An''thar was Tom, "a han'stlni boy," his mother
Be took to books, an' lathed to spry, we put the
ills skoollug cleaned the little pile we'd laid by in
lintirso boned to give the boy a-chanco is do his
Our third.one's name was Samuel ; he grow'd up
here to hum,
An' worked With me upou the farm till bd. was
twe ntpone ;
For Benjamin bad lamed a trade—he tako
Tom, mlxin'' up In politics, got 'lt c ted County
We ken all remember - , stranger the yearof 51:4-
Whedthe spark that touched the pou'der' off"in
that ar Rebel gun • •
Flashed like a streak of lightnin'' up across trim
East to West,
An' left a spot that burned like flreln every patri
An' I tell you what It was, Squar, 'ray boys cum up.
They all had a share of the old man's grit; with
enough of their own to match— .
Ttly show'd their colors, an' set their flint, that
.• names went down on the roll,
An' Benjamin, Thomas an' Sam; was 'pledged 'to
preserve the old flag whole.
They all cum bum together at the la?t, rigged up
lu soldiers' clothes ; • . •
It made my old heart thump with pride, an' then
mother's stilt - Its rose,
For she'd been "dowu hi the month' , snmwhat,
settee she'd heard what the boys had done. '
For It took all three, en , it's .hard enough far a
mother to give up one.
But ther warn% a drop of cowatd's blood In her
veins, 1 ken telt you first,
For she'd send the bop, an' the old man, too, If
worst bad come to worst; '
I shall never forgit the last nista, when we all
kneeled down to pray, -
How she glee them, one . 14 one, to God," in the
• ' hush of the' twilight gray.
An' then when morning broke so clear—nit a
cloud r:as in the sky— • -
The boys cum in with sober looks ti bid us titer
last good-bye, •
leildn't 'speck she would stand it all with her face
so firm and calm,
But she didn't break nor gire in a peg till she corn
- to ki6sin; Sam.'
An' then it rll cum out at oust, like a storm in
She jes' sot down on the kitchen-floor, b c e out
with asob so loud,
That-Sant give up, nud the boys cunt back, and
they.all got down by her there, • -
An' I'm thinkin"twould make an angel cry to
have seen that Squar
think she had a fureWnrnin% for when they
brought back poor Sam,'
She sot dowu.hy the collitrthete, with her face so
• white and calm -
An , the neighbor*, thet came a pontin . in to bee
our soldier dead, I
Went out with a hush onhf,..:fistreml..lln , lips,
• the warp In - heir hearts unsaid. "
Stranger, perhaptt, you have heard of Sam, hove he
broke thro' that S 7 ecesh . •
An' planted the Old•flsg high an' . dry, :where-its
tiPareld stirs could shine;
An' after our soldiers wou the day, an' a gatherin"
up the dead, , • •
They found our boy with his bravo heart still, and
the flag above his head.
Au• Torn was shot at Gettysburg, I the hottest of
They said that he led 1113 gallant boys like a hero
titre' Met day
But they brought him back with his clear voice
hushed In -the silent sleep of death, _
An' another grave grew grassy green
. 'neath the
hush of theAutumer's breath. - •
An' Benjamin, 110 euM home at last, but it made
• my old eyei ache, j •
To see him lay with thet patient look, when it
seeme‘ thet his heart would break,
With his pail an' wounds; but he llnger'd on till
the ilow'rs had died away,
An' then we laid him down Wrest, in the calm of
tha Autauu day.
WIII I sell the old farm, stranger, the house where
My boy was born ?,
Jes' loolt down throe the oichard, Squar, beyond
that field of corn—.
Ken ye see them four white marble stuns gleam
out thro' the orchard glade ?
Wall, all tbakfa left of our boys on arth 'rests
der them old trees' shade.
But there comes John with the cows. yo ,See, en'
It's about my tralltinMirne f • -
If ye happen along thla way again, jet , stepjln at
01 ye axed It I'4 eny notion the old farm would
• over be sold ;
Wall may be, Squar, but I'll tell yo plain, "twill
be when the old man'a
HE SEWS ON . g BUTTON.
Mr. Turvytop's - coat had lost a
button. Mrs. .Turvytop was ill in
bed 'find must on no account be dis
turbed. Matilda was but a child and
had never-sewed on a button, but
thought she could if papa would only
allow her to try.
ButilMr. Turvytop was well aware
that sewing on a button was no small
mutter—that to sew on a button—
especially; a told. Vutton—well, re
quires judgment, to say the least. So
Mr. Turvytop decided to sew on his
own button, with a little of Matilda's
Now. the first , thing was tci find a
needle. That was easy enough, of
course, for Mrs. Turvytop was a
model of order, and her needle book,
which was in her work-basket up
stairs, was sure to be plentifully stock
ed .with needles of all sorts and sizes.
So Matilda went up-stairs, tiptoed
into her mamma's room, found the
work-basket, the needle-book and
needle which shesarried straightway
to her papa.
" All right, so tar!" said Mr. Tur
v,ytop, "but some thread - will also
be necessary, little daughter."
." Oh, yes l" said Mitilda, who had
not thought of that; but the thread
was in mamma's room, too.; so she
went softly up-stairs again; again
she tip-toed into her mamma's room,
found the box of thread, and, carried
it down stairs. "
"Very well," said_ Mr. Turvytop,
with an Air of business; "now we
have the tools,. we will proceed to
sew on the button. But first we must
select some thread. Here it ,is in
every variety; blue, brown, green;
which shalt it be daughter ?"
"Oh, black thread, I should think,
papa, on a black coat!" said the
" Perfectly correct.," said Mr. Tur
vytop. "Uniformlty of color. Ahem !
Yes. Very desirable;, and here is
the article in perfection; good:strong,
black thread, whiclp , will defy every
effort to detach my coat button the
second time. But there seems to be
something wrong with this needle,
Matilda. It resists all my efforts to
thread it:" -
"Bite the end, papa , " said Matild.
Mr. Turvytop bit the end, but suc
ceeded no better than before.
. Fezeit ont4apa," continued the
Mr. TuriytoP fuzzed it, or tried to,
according to directions, but all in
Then Matilda - wanted to cry. She
had begun to dO patchwork, and had
learned , tO thread :her - needle beauti
" But , you can't get this . thread
through the eye of the'needle, Ova,"
said the child,
.as .sbon as she had
taken it; into . her small hands -
"6h, then the -fault .is In the
thread I" replied Mr. Turvytop. "We
must find something els%;" turtiing
over mkt axing - up the spools in a
way_Aliaioutil have struck dismay
to the orllerly heart of his spouse....
But there was nothing else in black
thread that would do at all; nothing
indeed,but some fine black silk, which
Mr..Turyytop knew would. be quite
iniinflicient,to hold the button,i Mr.
" After all," soliloquized that. gen
tleman, "the color of the thread is
.quite inimaterial. When a button is
neat.y 4ewed ou the thread is not ex-.
pectO to be visible. 'llere.is plenty
of ; good. strong white thread, quite
capable'Of holding the button, and,,
which r think willthroughtli
eye of that i needle. 7On reflection
Matilda, I think your mother uses
white thread when .she -sews,on mut
. deubtful; but Mr.
Turv,ytiop proceeded to thread-the
ii - eedln-With the white' thread.. But
somehow it did not 'act right— .In.
spite of Mr. Turrytop's most assidu
ous efforts, tire' thread would split;
and only half of_ it pass through the
needle's eye,: •
"Soinething is _wrong,' I am con
vinced;" said that gentlemen, after
repeated efforts an failures. " Ma.
tilda, :I think. the fault is in the
needle; Lt was probably designed
for a smaller thread. Once More
you .may ',repair - . quietly to your
mother's apartment, dud see if you
cannot a needle'; - with a 'larger
eye." - i
The ;gild obeyed, and soon return
ed bringiper the, needle-book in her
hand, thaCher father
,this time might
make his own selection, thereby cis-
playinga degree of forethought winch
Mr. TUrvytop considered as quitel in
advance of her years. - I
II There has no. needle 'to be found,
owev,er, with an eye large enough
o admit the passage of the - coarse
black thread, except the darning
needle,: which Mr. Turvptop knew
would not do 'at all. He was well
aware • that it would' be - very un
womanlike to sew on a button with a
darning needle. But after several
trials a needle ,was found which Me
Turvytop now threaded with white
cotton with perfect ease, and that
gentleman heaved a sigh of lend..
L '' There is nothing ,like having
plenty of thread when one sews on a
button," said Mr.Nurvytop, as he
pulled about two yards through the
eye, doubled it, and tied a large
strong knot on the- end. " There,
daughter, every obstaelt is , i
come, and we'll have this bUtton on
in a trice," said Mr. Turvytop. •
But; the button did not; seem to
want to be sewed on, for it kept slip
ping out of Mr. Turvytopis fingers,
and' twice it rolled clear across the
floor. , ,-- , , -
" There is something here that I
do not quite understand," I said Mr.
Turvytop, stroking -his beard and
looking puzzled .as7Matildai measur
ed her length ' on , the carpet, while
with the handle of the feather dust
er, she tried to poke the button from
beneath the secretary. "There must
be some arrangement for holding the
button in place while it is being sew
ed on; did you see anything in the
work basket daughter, that would
answer the purpose." - -,
Matilda having recovered the but
ton, replied that she did not, but
thought she could hold it while Mr.;
Turvytop sewed it on. .
" The very thing l" exclaimed the
delighted - parent. "Daughter, that
little head of yOurs is worth as much
to plan as my fingers are to execute.
Between us ,both,- this button will
soon be firmly, fixed in its proper
position." ..,- - -=. - • •
But just, : ;at this juncture the needle
slipped tind went right into one of
Matilda's. poor little fingers. Of
course she cried out with pain and
dropped the button.. .
Whether ; W. TUrvytop dropped it
or not he was . unable to say. For a
few moments - habitual self-poseqsion
quite forsoOkhim, and he was!evi
dently agitated. , • .
Matilda was not to be allowed to
disturb her sick . mother with her
cries, and al bread and milk poultice
must be immediately applied to the
injured finger as a precaution against
,lock jaw, .to which Mr. Turvytop's
family . were predisposed . . Not -that
any of them ,had ever had the,loek
jaw, but.it %was very evident to Mr.
Turvytop that they might, have done
so if there had been any:Occasion for
When order was once more restor
ed, Mr. Turyytop prei.ared to resume
his work, but ah ! where was the but-
ton. It.wes not on -.the floor, where
Mr. Turvytop bad in haste thrown
his coat. It was not on the table,
nor under the sofa, nor, indeed, any
where. What was to be done? Mr.
Tnrvytop wiped.the prespiration from
his forehead with hi s handkerchief
and - reflected. •
Finsllylit occurred to him that one
of the other buttons might be (pared
to take the place of the missing one
—the top one, perhaps, which he hal
so seldom had occasion to use., So
with his knife- fie carefully removed
that button,, cong ra tulating himself
on the neatness with Which it was ac;
eomplished. Then, unassisted, he
recommenced the task of sewing
on the button. In trying various ex.
periments for holding the .trouble•
some button in position, he finally
hit upon the plan of placing it
agalpst'the knee. That seemed to
work admirably, and Mr. Turvytop
felt that his troubles were substan-
tially over ; sewing on a button would
now be comparatively a simple affair.
One stitch 1
.. So far so good—but
what could be done- with all 'the
thread ;, it did not draw through
properly. Something was evidently
wrong with the thread. It seemed•
determined to. tie itself up in knots.
Matilda thought it might be too
long; so Mr. Turvytop shortened it,
and found, it ad improvement. Then
Mr. Turvytop took another .stitch,
and drew the thread without' diffi
culty.- How many stitches. would be
Matilda did not know;. so Mr.
Turvyeop thought it best to examine
the button to see how firmlt had at.
ready become. He raised the coat
from his knee, and the button fell on
the floor. ALtonishmentl A close
examination proved however, that .
Mr. Turvytop had simply.taken two
stitches through the coat without af
febting -the button at all.
Mr. Turvytop sighed. He was be
coining more and more convinced
that it was a greater thing to sew on
a button than he had imagined. Still
he did. not, despair. Mr. Turvytop
not the man to be discouraged
by trifles. Again he placed the but
ton in position ; once more he press
ed it against his knee, and the close
ly compressed lips of Mr. Turvytop
would have proved to the bystander
--„if there had been any beside Ma
tilda—his "dkermination that this
time his stitch should abet the but
ton as well.-aS•the.coat.
And we are happy to assert th4it
length his persistent efforts were
crowned with success.. The,button
was on! Sewed on! and Mr. Tur-
vitop had done it !
Matilda was afraid the white thread
was going to show ; but Mr. Turvy.
top thought nbt—at least after it had
been worn awhile and become soiled.,
" There, my daughter," said Mr.
Taivy top, triumphantlyi " that .but
ton—is on ! - It has taken time, to be
sure, two hours precisely by, the
clock—but. it has been time ',well
spent. We'have both of is had an
opportunity to learn some valuable
lessons. We have learned' what a
great thing it is to: sew od a button.
If it is such a great thing to sew on•
one button, think what a great thing
it must be to sew.fon eight buttons;
then think what it must be to"make
a whole coat, and then realizei how'
thankful I 'Should be for my Oat.
"Again, we have learned that al•
most anything can be accomplished
by patient perseverance; '
" Again, we have felt the blessed
pess of having been able to assist
your dear mother. •
" Yes, dear, yes: I know you have
been injured, it must be a satis-
faction to suffer in so good a cause.
"But I must now leave you for a
shdrt time; I have just time to go to
the pogt-office before tea. I- take a
/great deal of pleasute in putting on ' 1
this coat," continued Mr. Turvytop,
'donning the garment in question,
",feeling that it had been repaired by
my own hands, assisted by the active
brain of', my daughter. The air is
keen, but I shall ,not feel it, for with
the warm Coat snugly buttoned over
my chest—what—what—what!" and ,
Mr. Turvytop didn't button his coat, •
as be seemed about to do, but stood
looking at it with a strange, 'mailed
'expression on his face, , ,from which
the exultation of the previous md:
ment had passed. '
"Why, papa! What,is it?" ask
• " Daughter," replied! Mr. Turvy
top, in a subdue& tone, "we have
made a mistake; a very sad mistake
W.e have sewed the button on the in
side of the coat!"
Mr. Turvytop _ went to • the post
office with his Sunday coat on, and
the collar turned up about his ears.
Mrs. Turvytop recovered in . du:
course of time, and• when she could
collect the scattered contests of her
work-basket, set about repairing
Mr. Turvytop's coat—darning the
hole that gentleman had made in cut
ting off, the top button, and restor
ing the severed member to its place—
also replacing the missing button for
which Mr. Turvytop sought so long
and vainly,' and which Bridget after-,
ward discovered in the bread jar;
and finally aqvising, Mr. Turvytop if
fie ever lost another 'button not to
go and make a fool of himself.
Mr. Turvytop preserved a dignified
ail 'nee, but 'has never been known to
ae on another button.
' IV-lIAT You. cannot &void learn to . bear.
no well, and doubt no man ; do ill, and
donbt all men.
Sousa policy is never at variance with
:BUSTLE is not industry anymore than
Tny.nn are calUmnies against which
oven innocence loses courage. . .
GRATITUDE is the music of the heart
when Its chords aro swept by kindness.
WIIENETER , the tree of beneficence
takes root it sends forth branches beyond
the sky: I
• ico beat; are so , legible as the lives of
men ; no characters - . so plain as their
mmal conduct. -
A um: may practice sin for years and
never know that he possesses a conscience
until hii aline are found out.
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TOWARDtIOIB OP IpIMMOILTIOR PROX4NY' WARM.-
GrOWth of roomylinuaia.
QUA POPULATION' AND OUR INDUSTRIES
• IN THT CENSUS OP. 1880...'
Without rally coming up to the
sanguine -expectations of our own
people, the census of 1880 gives
Pennsylvania a very creditable posi--
tionin the progress of the National
sisterhood. Our rate of increase in
thetlast ten years was twenty-one
per cent., while that of New' York
wan but sixteen per 'nat.: - And, yet
New York has durfng all that period
enjoyid the' immense adiantage of
monopolizing.two-thirds of the for
eign commerce of the 'Republic, and ,
about the same proportion of the for
eign immigration. Iler organized
capital, her business enterprise, her
command of internal trade, and the
enormous magnitude Of her resour
ces', combined to give that State an
attraction and a prestige that should
have kept up her progress far in ad
vance of that of all other American
States,' Pennsylvania, on. the other
hand, has devoted her attention to
railways, domei3tic indukries, min
ing, internal development, and en
couragement of home traffic. The
result has proven that the Pennsyl
vania policy is am must continue to
be, under all circumstances, the wis
est and the best calculated to en
hance the prOsperity of tlie- Ameri
can State. :Soule calculations have
been•made going to show that at the
same rate of increase in both States
PennsYlvanla will in twenty years
overtake and . pass New York in
population. We have no doubt
that such an event is possible the
policy of Pennsylvania can beguided
aright in the meantime. There can
be no sort of doubt that' if this State
had as many miles of railway as Illi
nois her population would increase
more rapidly. For a dumber of
years Pennsylvania stood , at the head
of.the list as the if:4A railroad State
in the Union. ' But the wild mania
foe building= railroads in the West,
under the stimulus of the competi
tion of the great trunk-line compa
nies and of the boundless ambition
of the three great leading Western
cities, placed Illinois at the head of
the list of rail Way States, and com
pelled Pennsylvania to accept of a
second place. It was alleged for a
time that - those Illinois railways
could not possibly find a paying bus
iness. • But they have created it ,by
tlie rapid multiplication of industries
'all along their routeS. In Pennsyl
vania, which is the parent of that
sYstemi the growth of population
has been largely stimulated by ,the
increase in like manner of local in;
dustries all over the State. Latterly
the application of the indUstrial prin,
ciple to agricultuial pioducts, which
has been found so advantageous in
New .York and' Illinois, has made
greit progress in Pennsylvania in
the establishment of butter and cheese
factories, canning works, etc. There
is therefore gocd reason to believe
that the internal: development of
'Pennsylvania Rill : , be carried forward
rapidly and prosperously in. the
course of the ensuing twenty years,
so that we may add two millions of
people to our aggregate, and proba
bly be able to, pass ahead of Nc*
York and gain the height of iour am
bition as the leading State in popu
lation in the Union. , Now' that for
eign emigraticin is flowing into' the
country so freely, it becomes our
people to . be
_keenly. , :alive to this
great opportunity, and to adopt,
measures -to induce the agricultural
is:dude - ants from Europe to settle
upon and cultivate our wild lands in'
the interior of Pennsylvania under
the influence' of some, of our many
enterprising railway - companies, in
stead of seeking, hoines iii the remote
Did you ever. see a bald-headed
man who didn't have such a "beauti
ful head.of hair" till that fever."
that something or other, took it - off?
Did you ever seen_an old' bachelor
who was not forever seeking for mar
riage infelicities to reconcile himself
,to his own lonely lot ?
Did you ever think how much the
great epic poets have to be thankful
for to those who have taken, the
trouble tp separate. the gold from the
dross of their writings?,
•s. Did-you ever know an IrishmXn
who didn't thoroughly -understand
the -mysteries of " Forty-fives ?"
Did you eve know 'a German who
did 'not contrir to end evetrother
'sentence with an " already."
Dld you ever see a small boy want
ing in spirit that one diurnal doub
ling up throughodt the summer could
effect a radical cure In his immature
Did You ever see a young lady who
'wouldn't rather hear her husband_
praised by a lady, in the next town
than by the lady the next house ?
Did . you ever kn' w a man who
talked much of hionse f - iiho did not
have a poor subject for his convent‘a-
Lion Y. .__. . • - - •
Did you, ever snow a fool who was
aware that he was a, fool ? .\ '‘
Did you ever think that you might
be thus oblivious to yoUrself ? " .
Did you ever see another do the
;same thing - three times without think
ing that you could do it much better?
Did you ever know a swindled man ,
whose hurts were not partially heal
ed by hearing of another man being,
"swindled l in a like manner?
Did yoii Over know a young lady
witha' new and neatlyAtting waist
who thought the 'weathet was cold
enough for a wrap ? ' ''-'
VARNISH ON TUE Cdtflidll
There was , the •queerest Scene, at one
of 'the churches -lad Suiday. It
seems that during the vacation the
seats had been newly varnished, sad
aomehow the varnish vita not right,
and it was terribly sticky. - You know
when you pull anything of sticky
varnish that it cracks. Well .the au
dience had all got seated, when the
minister got up to give out the
hymn, as as the basement of his trod
sere let lOose of the , varnish of his
'chair, there. Was a noise like. killing a
fly on the wall with a palnkleaf fan.
The minister looked around at the
chair to see if he was all present, and
Did ,You Ever ?
anti that no guilty man's: pants heAl
escatiedl, and read <-the, - hymn. The
choir rose with a sound-or revelry,
and 'after the tenor bad swallowed a
lozenge, and the bass had coughed
up a:piece of a frog v and the alto had
beamed, and the soprano had . shook
out her polonaise to see. if ,thit var.'
nish showed on the south side, the
audience began to , rise. One _or two
deacc•na got - up first, with sOunds like
a picket Brink in the distance on the
eve of battle, and then a few more
got up, and the. rattling of the un
pclaing varniah'sonnded as though
the fighting was becoming more ani
mated, and then .the •whole audience
got on its feet at once with a sound
of i luttling of, musketry. 'The choir
sang "Mold tile Fort." When 'the
orchestra had concluded, the people
silt down gingerly, the services were
short, anti , all went home praying for
the man • that painted the seats.--
Frcm Peck's Sun. -
Words of Wisdom.
ilreat gifts make beggar; bold.
_Be wise worldly, but not worldly ;
It i i s iiibt to be contented with
what(we havei never . with what we
r4any people find their only happi
ne in forcing themselvea to be un
ha 03 7 - . .
irtue requires no other recom
pense than the tribute of s'elf-ippro
bation and respect. . -- .
The flower whicl we dO not pluck ,
la the only one' which Lever loses its
beauty or its fragrance. 1
He who will not reason is a bigot;
he who plum:4ls a fool; and he who
dares not is a slave. - 1. ,:
Truth is eclipsed o ft en, and it sets
for a 'Aga, but never If 4 it turned
aside from its eternal pith. A
Truth will• never die; the stars will
grow dim, the sun will pale his glory;
but truth will ever be young - ; - •
Age is not all- decay; it is, the
ripening, the swelling of the fresh
life within,.that withers and bursts
the husk. .
We learn to climb by keeping our
eyes not on the hills behind . us;but
on the mountains that 'rise before'us.
The beginning of faith 'is in action,
'and he only, believes who struggles.;
not he *who merely thinks 'a question
Every heart 'has secret sorrow
which the world knows not, and
oftentimes we call a -man cold when
,he is only sad.
We Are all
.more or less echoes,
and we repeat, in spite of our lives,
the virtues, the faults, the move
mentsnrl the characters of those
who sire always with us.
" There are people who live behind
the hill," is an old German proverb,
which means that there , are other
folks in the world besides yourself,
although you may not see them.
Anxiety is the poison of life; the
parent of many sins, and of more
miseries. Why, then, allow it, when
we know that all the Mufti is guided
by a Father's hand.
TEMS OF 'INTEREST CULLED•FOIL. TIIk
SPECIAL BENEFIT OF TILE LADIES.
Gloves of the deepest inourning
are of undressed kid.
Shirrings appear as ri.,maiked fea
tine on the newest Cloaks.
Plush collars of small size - are
worn with all sorts of dresses.
It is fashionable to bind one - side
of bonnet strings only with plush.
Next to the dark and black fancy
furs airier and blue fox take the lead.
- Evening dresses are-still made:with
the front and. side breadths clinging.
Orange, red, and bright yellow
flowers take the lead in corsage bou
The newest silver ear-rings are
faceted silver balls not'bigger than a
Pleatings, shirrings and .puffs make
the entire decorations of some new
The - most fashionable - bonnet
strings are of Surah, bound on one
sidewith plush. ''- -
The latest thing in shoes adopted
by fashionable women is the wearing
of low flat heels.
When shirring is used on cloaks,
costumesbr bonnets; very little - other
trimming is used.
' Among, new neck lingerie appear
kerchiefs of white pineapple silk em
broidered in gold.
Paris begins to Appreciate the ar
tistic beauty of the revived Quaker
dr9sses of Americans.
There is an attempt to - Tevive wide
collars and cuff's turning up over the
outside of the sleeve.
. The poke or coal - scuttle bonnet is
becoming only to tall, thin women,
with. a Grreco-Roman caste of ROnn
Muffs of plush in the form of an.
envelop, with the triangular flap fast
ened down with a bow of ribbon and
a seal-shaped, ornament, are affected
by some young ladies.
The latest fanny in table linen are
napkins and cloths to match; em
broided in the corners, enters, and
along the borders with quaint figures,
or little people and beasts and birds
in colored silks.
The fashionable light colors for ,
evening wear are cream white, apricot,
salmon, lavender, mauve, heliotrope,
and amethyst. hose and blue in
pale tints never go out of Vogue. All
therie colors are worn in contrast.
Tbc,latest and costliest novelty in
diamond jewelry is a set consisting
of a pendant necklace and ear jew
els, thus described in Frank Leslie's
Lady's Journal: "A superb yel
low diamond is mounted with a cir
cle of vire white diamonds of about
one and ir - harf carats weight, with' a
pear-shaped diamond pendant, an
_in cinnamon Color. The,
ear jewels In this parure are or pear
sloped yellow'diamo ds, surrounded
with white diamonds; nd ensuite is
a necklace of white . olitaire dia..,
monde, vslbed it't. $60.006, the entire
parure being held at - $1.05,050." .
Tire ladles are wearing ittle gold tun.:
ing.forks for. hair=pins, which indrte.
that "There's inusio iii , the air."
You can decelire your guileless little;
wife. but her father's wife—never.
'V ,r i
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NEW. COURT RULES IN DI
The following. Rules of Court have
been adopted recently in our Com
mon Pleas. - The matter is of con
siderable public interest, and we
therefore print the rules, together
With the report of the committee to
whom the matter was referred..
'REPORT OP COMMITTEE..
To tha-Hoiforable the Judge, of the said
The tindersigired, a eommittee ap
pointed to inquire into the propriety
of . the appointment of Examiner
in.all divorce causes which are heard
upon depositions ex ptitle, who shall
take the evidence andlind facts and
report the same to the tout; and
also, 'to inquire in regard to the pro
piety of requiring such Examiner,
byway of cross-examination, to elicit
all-the facts of the ease, respectfully
report: That wan Consideration of
the emitter, a majority of your com
mitteems agreed upon and herewith
recommends the adoption of the fol
lowing as rules of Court in divorce
I. On the first Monday in Februa
ry, annually, the Court shall appoint ;
a standing taster and Examiner in
divorce causes; who shall. take, at 11-
scribe to and file with the; record of
his appointment an oath that'he will
discharge the duties of his, office with
fidelity and to the best of his ability;
whoishall act until his snceessor shall
have been ,appointed• and qualified,
and to whom shall be' referred all
matters in divorce, involving inquiry
into, facts , or the taking of testimony,
except where an issue shall have been
formed ; by and before whom such
inquiry shall ;be made and' testimony
taken, and upon which he'shall report
to the Cotirt the facts round by him,
together with the conclusions_ of law
arising. therefrom, and such recom
.mendation or decree-as the case shall
warrant: .!Provided, that , for cause
,Court marappOint a Mas
ter and EXaminer pro'hoe vice.
11. Upon a reference to report a
final decree it shall be the duty of
the. Master and Examiner to .make
strict inquiry into and :repor t spe
cie* upon all facts upon which the
jurisdiction of the Courtis founded,
including the residence and domicile
'of the ,respective parties at the date
of. marriage, at - the • date or dates,
when the alleged cause : or causes of
divorce arose, and - at the date when
the proceedings in divorce were be- .
gun; whither alleged iesidence'with
in the-Commonwealth on the part of
the libellant has been bona fide or
merely - pretended and ' colorable;
whether any alleged adultery has
been condoned; whether any reason- -
able cause has existed for any alleged
desertion ; what circumstances 'of
provocation on palliation have exist
ed, in case of alleged barbarous treat
ment ; whether any circumstances
exist indicating connivance or collu
sion between libellant and respond
ent; and 'generally to find and re- -
poit in each case as to whether the
application for divorce is' properly
subject to the jurisdiction of the
dourt, free from artifice er collusion,
-founded upon - meritorious and sufli
cient. cause, supported by competent
and satisfactory evidence, and ,based.
upon lawful and regular proceedings.
The proceedings before the
Master and upon exceptions to' his
report shall be governed by the prac ,
tire, in Courts of Equity so far as the
game may be applicable ; and he
shalt, cross-examine in his discretion
any witness produced before him, or
order the propounding of additional
interrogatories to witnesses examined
upon commission. He may also in
his discretion refuse to proceed in a
cause until certain testimony required
and indicated by hint shall have been
produced; but in such case the party
maY apply to the Court for an order
upon the Master to proceed, before
the granting of which the Court shall
receive from the Master 'a report in
writing setting forth what he has re
quired . from the p a rt and hisles
sons therefore, whereufori the Court
shall .make such order , as the ease
may require. -
IV. When not more than.a single
day has been devotk.d to the hearing
of testimony in a 'cause or matter
referred, the fees of the_ Mister for
taking the testimony-and making his
report shall 'not exceed ten , dollars;
and he may tax five dollars in.addi
tion for eath day besides the first
upon which he shall have heard testi
mony or argument. But the Court,
upon the application of Master, may
make a special' allowance in a partic
ular case for cause shown: •
,It may be observed that the coal
mittee has somewhat transcended
the letter of the orderof appointment,
but this has seemed necessary in or
der to present a systematic result,
and to reach the true intent and pur
pose of their appointment. In ex
planation and support of 'their sug
gestions, the committee deem it pro
per to submit the following consid
Marriage is usually spoken of as a
contract; but While it is - founded up
on a Contract between man and wo-,
man of competent capacity, it is in
reality much more than a contract.:
Regarded in its strictly legal aspect;
it must, be; viewed as an act which
determines the creation of new family
group, and from which act a number.
of relations, actual and possible, mor
al and legal; spring—relations which,
in their aggregate constituteinarriage
as .a statio.e. Like solar gravitation,
it determines the mutual relations of
a large number of units as the sus
tamingforce of the family group or
The family group constitutes the
foundation not only of social 'order,
but of society itself, without
there 'would be no legitimate popula
tion to -support the'
,State in its com
ing future , ' o means of fixing paren
tal liability for the care and mainten
ance of children, no means of regu
lating the: distributiOn of property
upon the present syiitern: - From these
and many other cringiderations not
,necessary here to be dwelt upon or
even indiCated, it foliaivs that
public is interested in the marriage
of the individual members' of. the
community. Therefore, though un
married persons may contract mar-
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riage and take upon themselves its
status when they mutually Tease,
thoie wko have assumed it cannot
cast it off by mutual consent, as par- .
ties to an ordinary contract may an-1
,nul its oldigatiOns:
Hence, , when an attempt is made
through the courts to undo a mar
riage the public becomes a party, not
in . the strict s ense , to oppose, but to
see that it does not prevail without
sufficient and lawftd cause; for 'in
the - language of a leained English
judge, society'his an interest ,in the
maintenance of marriage. ties which
the negligence or colliviiiih Of parties
cannot impair." And frpm this view
proceeds the doctrine, running thro'
all matrimonial legislation and litiga
thin, and bringing into subserviencx
all other law on the 'subject, that the
?firorce proceeding, though upon Its
ace a controversy between the par.
ies of record, only, is in. fact a tripar
ite or triangular suit, sui generic,
the government or public occupying
the 'position of third party. This
supervision is not only necessary as
a matter of general public concern,
but also to protect other public in
terests not 'guarded by the parties
themselies, but. nevqtheless directly .
involved. For example, the children
of 'the wmarriage , have great interests
at stake, and c in some cases the ecree
may pronounce their illegit coney.
Upon these principles is founded the
'doctrine that no decree Cali be en
tered by.the Court upon'mere consent
or agreement of parties -of record,
because they cannot - bind the public.
There must be a complaint in due
form for a cause authorized by law,
supportesi by due priiof. A default
doe's not, as in other suits, supercede
the necessity of proof, or lighten the
burden of the plaintiff in establishing
his allegation. . •
These 'considerations disclose the
important and delicate functioni of
the Court it piVerce causes as the
representative - 1)f the ,public and the
conservator of its interests and those
of innocent persons not of record
who may be affected by the decree,
as well as the arbiter and judge be
tween the parties._The difficulty of
the former function will appear when
we remember that while the statute
carefully prescribes the jurisdiction
causes and procedure in divorce, the ,
parties choose their own witnesses
and select the facts to . be shown and
the facts - A° be suppressed in case of
collusion, when they care beyond the
supervision of the C urt ;.""and they
are, able to presen a...ease fair and
meritorious upon it face so , far as
the facts are disci sed, but .which,
were the whole tru h known, would'
receive instant condemnation.
• The difficulties attending ex parte
proceedings ;are Also great, for in .
these but one side acts and but one
side is heard, and-the immunity of
fraud is almost absolute'where the
management of the cause has been
adroit and a fair prima facie, show
ing_ is made. ' .
It is more than suspected, too, that
divOrcei are prozurcd by parties who
come from foreign States and 'make
a colorable and pretended compli
ance isvith the requirement of the
statute as to residence. When it is
considered that, falsehood and fraud
cannot g ive jurisdiction, and that the
decree of a Court having no jurisdic
tion is void. the • grave consequences
that may follow an unauthorized-d
-exec, in case of an invalid re-marriage,
by involving t t le ruin of unsuspect'-
ing women an the bastardizing 'of
innocent children, besides the dia
tnrl3ance of-rights of property neces
sarily involved, cannot be too care
fully guarded against. ' ,'
Under the present system of hear
ing divorce causes "upon ex:party
depositions, the Court, having fre
quently no knowledge of the parties
or witnesses, has no test of truth, and
d fair page of iiriting may maskwhat
the Court, if confronted with the
witness, would instantly disce - ver to ,
be the boldest perjury. Nor can the
Court apply that great and historic
test of truth, the advantages of which
need no amplification, viz: Cross
These• considerations, and perhaps
others suggested by the experience
of the Court, are believed to have
moved the appointment of thii - com
mittee. How pa assist the Court
most effectually without imposing
unwarranted burdens upon the suitor,
is the problem presented..
This has been considered without
the indulgence of any pers_.onal opin
ions as to whether divorce's are wise
or unwise, moral, or immoral; wheth
er they s hould be frequent or inefre
quent, or whether our legislation is
the best Mit could be devised or:not.
This Is beyond the question submit.
ted. Taking the statutes tut they .are,
how can the observance - of these re
quirements and the enforcement, oC,
their spirit be best 'secured, is the
only question for those concerned in
adminigfering the law.'
As it appears to be impracticable
that the Court should Personally take
or superintend the taking of deposi
tions in divorce causes, while at
same time it seems necessary that
some superintendence must be -exer
cised, the sppointment of a Master
and •Examiner seems to be the only
available expedient. -,• I' •
This is similar to, and yet unlike, the
statutory provisions in some States
and - countries. In Kentucky and
.several of the other Stateslhe public
prosecutor is required to oppose all
suits for divorce., In Scotland the
procurator fiscal used to look after
the interests of the public in divorce
°Ansa, though both parties were rep
resented by counsel ; and
repent statute, it is competent for the
Lord Advocate to enter apiiearance
as a party in any action of divorce ;
and it is competent for him to lead
such .proof and to maintain' such
pleas as he may consider warranted
by the circumstances 'of the case.
And . in' England , provision is made
for the intervention of the Queen's
Proctor' in cases where collusion is
suspected. : ~
These provisions recognize the
present difficulty and - seek to remedy
. it by appointing some officer to make
active opposition to the granting of
the divorce. This, of course, is un
warranted b y our law, and perhaps
goes farther. Uoin is necessary. It. is
sufficient it Collusion be prernsited
and strict oikoplianes with etkitatorY
requireinents =fount' and this may
be done by the Court exerdidng the
requisite supervision through a Ma
ter sad . Examiner, whose duties are
judicial only. -
Having. deteimine.l • upon ' th
expediency of the ippolitment
of such an officer, your com
mittee has next considered the prac
tical questions connected with-' his
appointment and. duties. As the
agent of the Court and the publieolt
follows that he should, be; appOinted
by the• Court, and lever is any case
be chosen by agreement of parties.
He should bold Lie office for some
certain period, of sufficient duration
to become experienced in 'its "duties:
Els office not being a popular one to
some classes of Button, they,should „
not be enabled. to evade his scrutiny
by causeless objection ; •and hence,
provision is made for the appoint
ment of an Examiner : pro hac rice,
but -only for sufficient reason: The
matters upon which be is required to
report specially are the statutory
points, which arise in nearly every
proceeding In divorce. -
Nothing has been lidded to the
statutory requirement, and nothing
could legally , be added. 'The power
of cross-examination is none other
than the' power possessed by the
Court itself where the witness is be
fore it, and the_ power of relbsal to
proceed in the absence of certain in
dicated testimony is none other than
that daily exercised by .the Court in
Careful provision is madeto pro;
tect the suitor from the consequences
of arbitrary conduct upon the part
of. the Master, and
.hiS frees have been
fixed in such a sum as to make the
expense of proceeding If:11MB manner
but to a trifling extent greater than
the expense of taking the testimony
before a commissioner who makes no
report. • ,
' D'A. Olaitroai Corn ,-
J , No. SANDE:IB(M) . 1*
Towanda, Dec. 23, 1880.
*.KEITT AND:: GROW.
In response to inquiries elicited by
recent references to ante-bellum
scrimmages on thecflOor of Congress,
weprint a short account, - as publish
ed in the papers at the time, of one
which occurred in Fehrzary, 1857, in
the discussion in the House on the
attempt to admit Kansas as a slave
State, under the Lecompton Consti
tution, betWeii Galusha A. Grow, of
Pennsylvania, and Lawrence M. lie
itt, of SOuth Carolifia.
‘ • .
_ . The conversation; which led to this
melea and awakened the sleeping
members was in this wise : Grow ,
was on the side - of the House -occu
pied by - the Southern members, and
-objected to' Quitman's making any
.remarks. Keitt said.: "If you ire
going to object, return to your own,
aide of the' House." . Grow replied,:
"This is a free ball ; every man has a -
right to be where he-pleases." • Keitt
then came nearer to Grow and said :
"I want to know what you meal by
such an answer as . that ?" Grow re
plied,.repeating what he had said be
fore Keit seized Grow by the throat,
saying': " I'll let you know that: you
are a damned black Republican pup
py." Grow knocked up his band,
exclaiming : "'I shall occupy' such
place in this hall as I please and . no
negro-driver shall_ crack his whip
over me." Keitt again grasped Grow
by the throat and again his band
was knocked off and. Grow knocked
him squarely down. -The respective
friends of the parties rushed to the
fray. Blows fell .},hick - and fast.
Wasliburne of Illinois, and Potter of
Wisconsin, towered amorg the•com
batants. At - this critical juncture
Covode of Pennsylvania seized a
spittoon. He-balanced it for a mo
ment in the air. The objective point
was the head of Barksdale of 3lissis
sippi-, who was approaching him of
the spittoon in a menacing attitude.
But Barksdale's wig fell off and Co
vdile lowered Ibis suspended - missile.
Meanwhile the Sergeant-at-Aims Was
Tanning here and there, "like the
,veewit,," exhibiting his mace—with
out effect. It was,near two o'clock
in theinornino , et when these" proceed
i , r ,
ngs - - took place."
Ninety years hence not a single
man or woman now thirty years' of
age living in this town will be alive.
Just think of it! • Alas ! how many
of the lively actors at present on the,
"Stage ,of life will make their exit long
ere ninety years .sh di have rolled -
away? And could we -be sure of
ninety years, what arc they ? • " A
tale that is told," a dream, an empty
sound that, passeth en the wings of
the wind away and is forgotten.
Years shorten as man advances in
age., Like the degrees of longitude,
man's life declines as he travels to
ward the frozen Pole, until it dwin
dlesto a - point And vanishes forever.
Is it possible ,that life is of so short
duration ? Will ninety years erase
all the golden names over the doors
in town and country, and substitute
others in their stead ? . Will all the
now blooming beautieslade and dis
appear ? all the pride and passion,
the love, hope and joy, pass away in
ninety years and be forgotten ?
" Ninety years," says Death ; "do
you think I will,wait ninety years ?
Behold, to-day_ and.Ao.-morrow and
every day is mine. When ' ninety
years - arc past this generation- will
have mingled with the dust and be
Prime, says, an old surgeon, is the art
of amusing the patient while nature cures
A TEAR of pleasure passed like a float
ingbreeze, but .a moment of . misfortune
deemsan age of pain. :.
THE Covetous man is as much deprived
of what be-has as of what he nas not, for
he enjoys neither, • •
Iv those who over-eat 'and those who
half starve were to strike a balance, the - _
world would be well fed. ,
No human schemci cart be so accurately
projected but some little circumstance
may intervene to spoil it.
Tug man who can hold his tongue long
eat in oontrpversy is the one man who will
come out succescul in the end.
ORDER is the sanity of the 'mind, the
health of the - body , the peace of the city,
the security of the State. •
Tuz generality of men eipend the early
part of 'their lives in contributing to ren
der the latter part miserable. -
LIKE the withered roses of a once gay
garland, the feelings of youth command
in age . a melancholy interest.
Is a man have love in his heart he may
talk in broken Tanguage, but it will be
eloquence to those who listen. . _
A GERMAN lately married says : "Id
vas youst so easy as a needle, could valk
out mit a caemel's eye as to git der be
hiwit vord mit, a romans."
A CINCINNATI man says that .Mamie
Anderson's cherry-red lips are,iibe pretti
est in America: Bah i we'll pit, our lips
against here any day. ' • .