The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, September 07, 1870, Image 1

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E. B. HAWLEY, Proprietor.
§uointoo Cud%
Attorneys In CommMors at LAW. Ofbee the one
beretotoro occupied by LEL &O. P. Uwe. oe
street, Montrose. Ps. lAprll 90.
ts.' a. urns: am. r. crrrts. autumns.
Dealers In Dry Goode. Clothing, Ladles and Misses
fine Shoes. also, agents for the great American
Tea and Coffee Company. Montrose, Pa . sp. 1..70,
Dealer In Boole and Shoes. Data and Caps. Leather and
Finding', %Into Street. ad donr bow Seskrle• Hotel.
'Work wade to order. and repairing el done neatly.
• Montrose, Jan. I.IIWII.
Shop in the new PoototSoo building, where he will
be round ready to attend all who mey want anything
bobbin. blontrose, P. Oct. IS,
ArCTIONE EII--Sella Dry Ocaida.. and Merchardze—aleo
•rtenda nt Vendneit. All orders left at my house will
receive prompt attention. [Oct. I. Isl39—tf
0. 113. HAWLEY,
Hardware. Hats. Capp, Booto.ShoeP, Rody Made Cloth
Ina. Paints, Oils, etc., New Milford, Pa. 'Sept.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON. tenders his services to
the either's of Great Bend and sit lofty. Office at hie
residence, opposite Barnum House, Bend village.
Sept list, ISO .—tl
CHAMBERLIN & ItcCOLLIIII. Attorneys and Conn.
action at Law. °tavern the Brick Block over the
Bank. (klontrore Ang.4. 186 1 .
A. CnAiresuLui. . d. B. McComtrat.
DEALERS in Dry Goods. Groceries,
crockery and 'glassware, table and pocket cutlery.
Paiute. oils, dye tariffs, Mat.. boots and Idiom colt.
leather. Perrnmery de. Brick Block. adjoining the
Bank, tiontroac. [Augnot it. - tr
A. LATHROP, • • • D. R. Lituntor.
ATTORNEY A. LAW. Bonnty, Reek Pay. Penekna.
and Rem on Plalma attended to. °Mee 11 r
nor below Boyd', Store, blontrore.Pa. [An. 1.
ATTORNEY lII' LAW, %Marmot. Pa. OfHee with L.
P. Pitch. ploutrore, Ang..l, I&Z).
Auctioneer, and Insurance Agent,
Frlendeville, Pa.
Groat Bend, Pa
17. IEI.
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V. ES. ..9‘. 4 0.02 - .
Aug. 1, 189. Mithess, Broutlyn, Ps
FASIIMNATILE TALI Ott, 'Montrose. in. Shan oVe!
Calandler's Store. AI , ,• re.err , Oiled in first-raic ntyle.
dune on chart DOM°. end
of MAID Street . Montroso, PA. Jong. I. MD.
DEMLlntin Staple and Fancy Dry Goods. Crockery
Mardarare, Iron, Stoves, Dro _and Patois
Roots and Shoes, flats & Caps. For., Buffalo Robes
Groceries ,Proeislons, New Milford, Pa.
nos perotancotJy located at Friendeeltle for the pot
=e:rptafie may
I,:ci e loe
tteing ledle!o d e
a a t n t d he ou j rge
. ry a l p n
all tt,
Office boor. from 8 a. m., to 8. p. to.
Prleodartlle, Pa., Ang, 1. 1869.
WI ROIrD & 13110tr1i,'
business attended to promto Iy, on Tilt terms. Office
first door north of *Montrose Rotel," west We s•
Panne Avenue, Montrose, Pa. LAng..11.18119.
Mouton htscorn„ Coale:me L. Moye.
REparedSPECTFULLY announces that be is ewer yes
to eat all kinds of Garments In Me mos.
ilasidonable Style. warranted to St with elegance
nd ease. Shop over the Post Orrice. Montrose. Pa.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Montrose, Pit. Oflice oppo
site the Mabel! House, neer the Court House.
Aug. 1.
DENTIST. Rooms over Bel . & Corln's Itsrd
ware Store- &Moe hours from a. ro. to tp. m.
Montrose, Aug. 1, 1059.—tf .
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DEALER in Drugs, Patent Bea:lces, Chemicals
Liqwors, Palate, Oila,Dye Stuff Varnishes, Win a
Glass, Groceries, Glass Ware, Wall and Window Pa.
per, Stone-ware, Lamps. Rowena, Machinery Of le
Guns, Ammanftfoa, Knives. Spectacles
Brashes, Feucy Goods. Jewelry, Perth ~
being Tone uttbe most numerous, extensive, and
',liftable collections of Goods in Susquehanna Co.—
Established In Montrose, Pa.
ATM/MET AT LAW. office over the Store of A.
Lathrop. Is Bar Brick Mock, Montrose, Ps. [ant'M
penninciAS taimagoS. tenders bts profersiotel
services to the eitizens of Montrose' and afelnitl.
Office st his rosidence, on the corner east of Sartre &
Bros. Foundry. [Aug. 1, WM.
IPITYSICIAN and SOIGEON. Montrose. Pa. Glyes
talgelal attention to diseases of the Bean and
and all Semite diseases. Office oreeW. D.
Dams Baud' at Searle's Motet. (Avg. t. 1869.
bit% t ABS in Drugs. Medicines. Cliata` _
/tats, Paints. Oils. Varnfah. Liquors. Rpti
tr:_ctitti, Patent Medicines, Perfumery and Tattatitr
illicles. 1111rPreaartptions carefully compounded.—
Public Avenne.above .6earle's Rotel, Idontrore. Pa
A. B. Bunt% • • • Amos litcnuts.
An. Q. em®,
DU. E. 1.. -11ANDIIICH,
rairsiciAust S SIMGEOIL respectfully renders hi
professional services to the citizen of Friendsville
and vicinity. ifirollice Baku office of Dr. Lee ,
Boards at J. lloaford'a. Aug. I.lBiA.
Tbe MOO Better, returns Ids thanks tor the kind t•
eatulge that tuts enabktd %tate cet the beet I '
bat i Whit time - to tell the whole atom hat enme
and seethe yomeverdP tairet the Old Stand. No load
leaching allowed in the shop. [April th.
All those in went of false Teat, or other dead Work
should tall at the office of the rabstaibms. Who are pre
pared to do all kinds of work in their Ilan on short notice.
Particular titration paid to making fall end
setts of teeth an gold, slicer, or aluminum plate ; *Cl a m
Weston's east composition ; the two latter preferable to
motet th4chettaer substances now need for dental plates.
Teeth ofynangparsons regulated. and made togrow In
anvil tame.
The advantage of baring work done by permanently lo
cated and rosponsible parties. must be apparent to all.
All work warearted. Please call and examine speci
mens ofplate work at our once, over Boyd& CO hard
ware store.
W. W. SMITH A 1180 TIM.
Maatme. Aug. 18. 11369,-41'
A New.nd.huve supply,
Kontroie, Nov. 24;1507. ABEL TLIpLELL.
Notro Oar=
What Makes u Man
Not numenma yenris. — nor:lengthened
Not pretty childrertnnd a wife,
Not pins, and challis, and tncy rings,
Not any such-like trumpery things;
Nor pipe, cigar, ntrr boded wine,
Nor liberty with kings to dine ;
Nor coat, nor boots, nor yet a hat,
A dandy vest. or trim cravat ;
Nor houses, lands, nor golden ore,
Nor all the world's wealth laid In store,
Nor Mister, licvlcnd, Sir, nontiquire,
With titles that the memory tire ;
Not ancestry traced back to Will,
Who Went from Normandy to kill;
Not Latin, Greek, nor Hebrew lore,
Nor thousand foltuttes rambled o'er ;
Not Judge's mile, nor Mayor's mace,
Nor awns that deck the royal thee,
These all united, never can
Avail to make a single man.
A truthful soul, a loving mind, ,
Full of affection for its kind,
A helper of the human rare,
A soul of beauty and of grace;
A spirit firm, erect and ace,
That never basely bends the knee;
That will not beat a feather's weight
Of slavery's chain, for small or greet ;
That truly speaks.of God within,
And never makes a league with sin,
That snaps the fetters despots make,
And loves the truth for its own'sake;
That worships God aitd Him alone,
And bows nowhere Met at his throne;
That trembles at no tyrant's notiL
A soul that fears no one but God,
And thus can smile at curse and ban—
That is the soul that makes a man.
Green Apple's.
Pull down the bough,-Bob I Isn't this fun
Now give it a. shake, and—there goes one!
Now put your thumb up to the other and see
If it isn't as mellow as mellow can be.
I know by the stripe
It must be ripe!
That's one apcace for yOu and me,
Green, are they! Well; no matter for that,
Sit down on the grass and we'll hare a chat;
And I'll tell you what old Parson Bute
Said, last Sunday, of unripe fruit.
" Life," said he, ,
" In a beautiful tree,
Huwcily laden with beautiful fruit_
" For the youth there'd love, just streaked with
And groat joys hanging just over his head ;'
Happiness, honor, and great estate,
Fur who patiently work and wait
Hlesswgs, elanu -
Of every degree,
Ripening early and ripening late.
Take them in season, pluck and eat,
And the fruit is wholeiome, the fruit is sweet
But, oh, my friend r Here he gases rap
On his desk, like a thunder clap,
Ind made such a bang,
Old Parson Lang
Woke out of his Sunday nap.
" Green fruit," he said, " Oixt would not hie, s
But halflife,s sorrow and bitterness, .
Half the evil, and ache, and crime,
Came from tasting' before their time,
The fruits Heaven sent"
Mien on he went,
To his fourthly and ftfthly—wasn't it prime!.
But I say, Bob. we fellows don't care
fio much for a mouthful of apple or purr :
Bat what we like is the fun of the thing,
When the fresh winds blow and the bartgbirds
Home grubs and sing
To their young once a-swing
In their basket nest tied up'by its string.
I him apples in varinua ways ;
They're first rate minded before the blaze
Of a winteis fire ; and, oh, my eye', •
Aren't they nice, though, made Into pies;
t scarce ever elm
One cooked or raw,
That wasn't ftt, fora boy of my size
But shake your fruit from the orchard tree,
To the tune of the brook and the hum ofthe bee,
And the chipmonk's chirping every minute,
And the'elear, sweet •ndui of till gay little linnet
And the grata and the Bowers
And the kink arniirnel hours,
And the flavor of sun and breeze are in it
But this is a hard par! Why (Barn: we
Leave them another week 011 the tree I
Is germs nit bitter t ' Clive us a bite.
The pulp is tough and the seeds are white,
And the taste of it
. puckers
mouthatte a, sucker's !
I vow I believe the old, parsen wait right!
VAPI, E IF R E! 4 *
—The monograp FLO is,thelatest nov
elty of the ladies. •' (
—ln New York - thirty tionsekeeVera ,
have united to iiiifiOrlChniese Servants.
—They wear 'pink satin slippers to
b rea kf as t, at Woga.
—The Grecia&Bend is to be Succeeded
by the 'Bogor' dEp,a port of limp witb one
A,New, Hareii 'editor recently wrote
an ehdiorat.e.artiela about his " Alma 'Ma
.ter," and wastsatounded to find it.appear,
in the paper,na AlunrWriter."
—Bessemer,,tbe steel man, is engaged
en a desset , ' passengers in which- will be
free frani ;statsml4tess. The entire cabin
is to be movable;
—German ladies propose, as the climax
of self4acrifipe, 'abstinence from French
fashions. •
—California ts shipping fruit east in
care with dogs m Boston. It
acts orii•tV64lAnciple of Cuban gar
Meetings* caned in lowa counties
to organize -ooni*ies fertbe •Janttise of
defeating the 61Mcfitm - of taxeBlo.paythe
interest on -bond&
now a Grumbler Was Cured
Many a wife is grievonslY wounded by
the constant and unnecessary fault-find
ing of her husband over the food which
she has prepared, often with direct refer
once to his expressed predilections. Often
time woman have been heard to declare
that the first few years of bouselr6eping
were made wretched by this.
I have known a man to leave a fifth
rate boarding-house, where soiled table
cloths were the rule, and sloppy tea, tur
bid coffee, and the inevitable "hash," were
not the exception; and sitting opposite
his young wife at their own table, mercil
lessly stab her with unjust remarks upon
-the well-cooked meal before him, just as
if he were not voraciously devouring bet
ter food than he had ever been accustom
ed to.
Perhaps this fanit-finding has the same
effect upon the appetite as-a celebrated
table-sauce has, for the habitual grumbler
generally eats with a relish of the con
demned dish, thereby giving the lie to his
words. The following story contains its
own moral:—
" Mary, your corn bread is never done ;
I wonder what is the reason everybody
else has things right and we always have
things wrong ?"
" Why, Joe, I am sure the Corn bread
has never been in this state before. You
see the fire 'had a fit,' and couldn't be
made to burn this morning."
"0, yes, you are always ready with an
excuse. Now, there is Mrs. Smith; her
stove never has fits. And she always has
the lightest, sweetest bread, and the nicest
cake and preserves I ever ate. I wish
you'd take pattern by her.
" Well, I am sure, Joe, I do my best,
and I think I succeed oftener than I fail.
I wish I could suit you always; but that,
suppose, can scarcely be espected," and
Mary gave a weary sigh.
Mary Starr had been married about a
year, during which time she had found
housekeeping rather up-hill wdrk. She
was a neat little body, and conscientiously
did her very best to please her husband ;
but he, whatever might be the reason,
was very hard to please—in fact, seemed
determined not to be pleased with any
thing she did. Perhaps, like the old sol
diers in one of Dickens' stories, he had
a vital and constant seas, that "ii scipline
must be mamtainetl." At any rate, he
never allowed Mary to be plea , ed with
herself on any occasion, if he could help
Mary was an amiable wife, fortunately,
as al not ea.stly irritated ; though to ‘ll i
the truth, there were tirne4 '" h— h ` . R. ''' .
bearancc was severely tried. For instance ,
whenever she and Joe took tea out, or I
went to a party; or .even to church, sel
dom allowed the opportunity to pass un-
embraced to animadvert upon some deli-
ciency in cookery, or manners, of dress, ;
on the part of his wife, :mil that in pub- ;
lie. For instance. it would be—
" Mrs. Jones. what beautiful sponge
you make! Marv, take notice how
light this cake is. I wonder why von
can never have it so puffy. - Or. "'firs. 1
Brown con certainly are an adept at en- ;
tertainiiq company. I wisfi Mary that '
you would try to. steal Mrs. Brown's - art:
Or, "Mrs. Green; your dress is always
most becoming your taste is exquisite.
I don'tilee iihy it is, Mary; that with all
I. , fipcnd for you, yob never can reach the
piquant style of Mrs. Green."
On these occasions Mary would blush
and bite her lip, And be inwardly annoy
ed. but she was a woman of too much
pride and good sense to make a display of
her chagrin ; and she was really too good- I
natured and Christian a person to let it
change her feelings towards' Joe, whom
she knew Vibe, after all, very fond of her
and a very just man at heart. After a
while, too, seeing that the fault was prob
ably curable, she bethought herself how
she should proceed in order to brake him
of his disagreeable habit.
Fortune favored her. One day a lady,
one of her most valbed friends and best
neighbors, called to invite Joe and Mary
to a tearrty, at her house.
"It will be a small affair," said she,
"but very pleasant, I think. Yon only
are wanted to make the scale of harmony
1 complete."
" Well," said Mary, "I will come, Mrs.
Vane, on one condition."
"Condition! Is it come to this,that you
must make 'conditions? Well, my, dear
Make your demand."
" The condition is," said Marv, "that
. yon will allow me to furnish all 'the re
" Well, that is an odd idt. Mary. my
dear, I hope you don't mean to insinuate
that I am getting poor r
• "No Hattie ; thank fortune, she has
showed her favors upon you quite libentl-
Cy. But I have a hotion for this, which
if 'you please, I will'not divulge; only let
me have my way this once, just for the
oddity of the tiling,"
'" If any body but you, Mary, had •made
such a request of . me. I certainly shieild
have taken offence. But I.never could be
angry with you. ;/So, if it Will be any sat
.isfaction to you—though for the lite of
me I can't imagine what your drift is—
I will accept your conditions. When
may I expect -my supplies ?"
"Let me see; to-morrow is my baking
day, and your tea-party isuot to be before
Thursday. ,on Wednesday after
nooon you shall Are supplied with bread,
I biscut, cake, and all the other accessories;
and mind, the only thing I allow yon to
furnish is butter, which I do not make."
"Very well; ies settled, then, and I
I will leave you. On the whole, this ar-
I rangement suits me; it relieves me of a
great responsibility, for your cookery is
well known to be particularly nice. So
good-by till Thursday."
" Mind yotriaY nothing about • this.
Hattie. to an Otte • it is a secret of ,mine."
" Very:well, as you say; I'll keep mum.
Good:by again, for you will k have your
I hOndsftill i atid must not intelrupt you."
So off Mrs. Vane went, inwardly won
deriut.Whitt'erochet demure little Mary
hailgot into her steady little head.
EverY thing came off on that baking
day precisely as Mary could have wished
it. Her bread was light and sweet, and
white as a snow-Hake, with just a golden
brown line of Crest surroundnig it; her
cakes were perfeetiou ; her crullers crisp
and delicioos. Then she knew that her
preserved fruits were nice, and if ever
:there was sponge cake more like solified
froth she would like to see it. Every
thing was sent into Mrs. Vane on Wed
ensday after noon, and she had all Thurs
day to devote to her dress.
Mary looked' very pretty that night at
the ten-party, for her eyes shone with a
purpose, and she had just enough excite
ment about it to redden her cheeks in a
very becoming manner. Add to this that
she was dressed. with neatness and taste,
and you will not be unwilling to believe
me when I say that she was quite th e
belle of the occasion. Joe evidently
thought so himself ; for, strange to say, ho
made no remark on her appearance that
night calculated to lower herself-esteem ;
but, contrariwise, gazed at her from time
to time with the most profound satisfac
But "murder will out." It came out on
this occasion when they sat down to sup
per. Every body was delighted; there
had not. been such an uneseeptional"tea"
in that neighborhood for a long time.
Country people are very fond of their
"teas," they compare one with another
with admirable conatiosseurship. This
one was a triumph.
" Mrs. Vane, you are the protection of
bread makers.. Your biseuts are quite
beautiful. Were ever such crullers made?
How do you manage it Mrs. Vane? What
lovely sponge cake!"
Mrs. Vane and Mary occasionally
changed glances and smiled, but nobody
noticed it.
Joe had been behaving so beautifully
all the evening, that Mary began to be
afraid her plans had failed. He came out.
now, however, greatly to her satisfaction.
"This is a feast, indeed," he said. "A
fellow is fortunate who has a wife that
can make such bread as this, to say noth
ing of the sponge cake. I can't see why
it is Mary ; yon improve, it is true ; I give
yon credit for that ; but I don't see how
it is that all women cannot have the
knack that Mrs. Vane has of cooking to
perfection. If you could make such
bread as this, Mary, your husband would
be a happy man."
Mrs. Vane looked at Mary, and Mary
looked at Mrs. Vane. .Light had broken
upon the mind of the latter. It broke
like a flash of lighting, and then there
was an explosion—not of thnntler,but of
.Joe looked up amazed. He was a man
who petted his dignity enormously. What
did these women mean, to laugh so at a
sober, sensible remark of his ? Particular
,: - Xca'ry mean to so trifle
with the respect .
Ile began to grow red indeed. Mrs.
Vane saw it. presently, and came to his
and Mary's relief; for poor Mary began to
be a little frightened at the success of her
scheme. She did m,t. like Joe to be angry
at au v rate.
gr. Starr," said Mrs. Vane, "I am
truly glad you like this very excellent
cookery, for it is all your wife's. By your
own showing,
.you ought to be a very hap
py mall. -
Here the whole company caught" the
infection, and joined in the laugh against
Joe. It was of no use to get angry with
so mane people; so, before lung, Joe
joined the chorus himself.
And so the tea-party broke up with the
greatest good•nature all round, and Joe
went home with a lesson he never forgot;
for it was the last time that Mary ever
heard any more complaints from him.
He is now the most easily pleased of any
husband for ten tidies around.
Them Good Old Daze.
How I long (once in a while) for them
good old daze.
,daze when thare was more fun
for thirty cents than thare is now for sev
en dollars and*a half.
Them daze when a man married 145
lbs. of woman and less than 9 lbs. (awl
told) of anything else.
How I long for them good old daze
when edekashun consisted in what men
did well.
Them daze when deacons were as aus
tere as boss radish, and ministers preach
ed to men's souls instead of their pocket.
Them daze when polytics was the ex
ception and honesty the rode.
Them daze 'when lap dog; want known
and when broWn bread and baked goose
made a good dinner.
Them daze when a man who wasn't
bizzy was watched, and when
. women
spun yarn to knit stockings.
How i do long for the good old daze
when pow and then o gal baby was call
ed Jerusha and a buy wasn't spil't if he
was named Jerrunier.
And ye who hare fethers and fuss of
life, who hare codfish. of wealth without
sense under yournose,cum beneath this
tree and long for an hour with me far the
good daze when men were ashamed to be
fools and wirmniu were afraid to be flirts.
---Josh Billings.
Dorms SIN PAY ?-A little boy, to sell
his paper Lold,a lie. The matter came up
in the Sunday school.
"Would you tell a lie for time cents?"
asked a teacher of one of her boys.
"No, ma'am," answered Dick, very de
"For ten faints?"
"No, ma'am.'•
"Fur a dollar ?"
"No, ma'am."
"For a thousand dollars?" .
Dick was staggered. A thousand dol
lars looked big. o,.woultlit not buy lots?
While he was thinking, another boy roar
ed out, "No, ma'am," behind him.
"Why not ?' asked the teacher..
"Because, When the thousand dollars
are all gone, Ond all the things they've
got with them are gone too, the lie is there
all the same,'. answered the boy.
•It is so. A lie sticks. Everything else
may be gone; but that is left, and you
will have to - curry it round with you,
whether you. ill or not; a hard, heavy
load it is. .
It Post us .sl.Q,ClOrto investigate Gen
Howard's chinicter.
Brief Summary
—lnstead of hops at: the watering pla
ces this season, there are so many-round
dances that they are called " twists." It is
very common to see a gentleman walk up
to a lady, reach our his elbow, and say,
Madam, will you favGr me with a twist?'
And she twists.
—The following ludicrous sentence is
the result of a compositor's erroneous
punctuation : " Caesar entered upon his
head, his helmet upon his feet, armed
sandals upon his, brows, a cloud in his
right hand, his faithful sword in hi s eye,
an angry glare."
—You can't get along in this world
with a homely wife. She'll spend half her
time in looking in th© glass, and turn,
and twist, and brush, and fix, till she gets
completely vexed with her own ugliness,
and she'll go right off and spank the ba
—A green academy student, being re
quired to write a composition in his regu
lar course of study, commenced thus:—
" It is rather difficult and pretty near im
possible to communicate to others those
ideas whereof we ourselves are not pos
—Since the Ist of April 5,108 dogs
have been killed in St. Louis, which, ac
cording to estimates made, is about one
fifth of the canine population-of thaLoity.
—A New York tailor was startled the
other day by the return of a bill which be
had sent to a magazine editor, with a no
tice that the manuscript was respectfully
—Mrs. Fillet, of Thomaiton, Me., a
widow lady in a..tlepred state of mind,
jumped otr the wharf a few nights since,
on suicidal thoughts intent, but neglect
ing to look iu the Almanac to see about
the tide, landed in the mud, and was
to cry lustily for help.
—A young mother was exhibing with
considerable pride to a number of admir
ing friends, her first baby. Finally ap
proaching little Dan, a lad of five years,
the happy parent said, " Dan, isn't this a
dear little baby ?" Dan hesitated a mo
ment, turned up his eyes and answered
" Yes, but it's bald headed."
—The Laconia Democrat says that a
couple recently married in Guilf;rd,N.H.,
after two week's experience of the sweets
of matrimony have dissolved partnership
without the intervention of a court. She
said she wouldn't live with him, he said
lie would give her a hundred dollars to
quit. She took the greenbacks and went.
—A pair of blue-b;rds have built their
nest in a large gong used to warn passen
gers of approaching trains at West Ches
ter, Pa., and do not seem to mind the
discordant noisea,a u,-,v
—A Montreal woman thought she
stood in urgent need of a change of hus
bands, so she melted some spoons and
tried to pour the hot metal into the ear of
her lord, but as he was only shamming
sleep, he knocked the metal all over the
ceiling, and spread her nose 'over her face
with his teeth. The injured lady is now
in jail.
—The latest style of :summer costume
far ladies in Paris is the feather dress.—
Ladies appear on the boulevard in short
dresses, trimmed mini countlss rows of
beautiful feathers. The head dress is a
rarefallv arranged plume of ostrich feath
ers, and the parasol is studded with little
humming bird's; All that is wanting i to
turn. the fair ladiJs into birds are a cou
ple of geese wings.
—The work of building the new inter
national bridge across the Niagara river
is being pushed forward by the contrac—
tors us the circumstances will admit.—
Three of the caissons have been sunk,and
two abutments completed. Each caisson
is tilled with rive feet of concrete, capped
with blocks of stone, a ton iu weight. The
mason work will rise above the water lev
el to a height of 20 feet.
—A preacher at Washala, Wisconsin.
has been discharged for being personal to
his hearers. Ile said' '- If you should
take a barrel and till it with the Holy
Ghost, and another and fill it with whis
ky, and (hill this congregation up and let
you take your choice, and the whisky
would be gone first."
—A bachelor in New York bad the
blues, and applied to, a doctor for som e
medicine. The doctor inquired into his
case, and wrote a prescription in Latin,
which the bachelor took to a drugstore.
Translated; the prescription read, ",seven
teen yards of silk with a WOlllllll in
—The war is getting into everybody.,
Here is an oil region paper publishing no
account of a prize tight. 'from which 'we
extract the fallowing: •"Round 11—With
prompt at the scratch and get-Jo wdrk.
quickly. Tom lands a mftrailletise-in .
Jim's mug, nearly closing his port peep
er. Jim sent a chassepot back of i his op
ponent's starbizird bather. Round 12—
Jim's tong looked seAly.. his left Bis
mark color," lie.
—The female Pri qtiipals of the „,,,o-ratn
mar schools Fit_Lims rave recentivitati
their salaries' rniied frdm WOO fti g2OOO
per annum by a resolution of the board of,
education, making' thT salaries of princi
'pals of first class schools uniform. The
female principals, two in tintifbet', have
occnpied their positions sixteen years.
.j,r'A lady from the country, who ha.s
lately become a resident of the city, was
very much troubled at her son's long ab
sence from home the other evening. A
neighbor calling,,suggested.that , her . boy
had gone to see the elephant, "Alt!"
said the mother, with a sigh of tsdief,
"why didn't he tell me ?,J Iwo no objec
tions to him seeing, thit clophari4 and
(.didn't even know it was iu town."
—For some years past, this country has
eclipsed Russia in the wheat market of
England. The United States now fur:
nishes to the IT witAxt liing,itont inure than
a third of its whore simply.. In ti‘e ears
the increase anionnts t 6 123 'per cen.t
"In ordhuirytimes," remarl4 Gold-,
win Smitli,,"the income:4la is a taxon .
honesty, a prem.;nmpa ilislioneity, n core
ruptor of inptional,,and especially of
nWroial, honor." 'These. are . ordinary,
. times. ,
Two foletttres.
There lives now - , in Coffee county, I
Tennessee, an old man in his 86th year—
Gen, Wm. Moore. He was with Gen.
Jackson in the war of 1812—was with
him in his Indian wars.. On one occasion,
when Gen. Jackson called for one hund
red young men to wade The river and join
Gen. Coffee, Capt. Moore stepped out and
walked down the lines and brought back
his men who waded the river, though
there was ice in it. At the battle of Tal
adega he was wonnded in the ankle by a
poisoned arrow. From his wound he has
never recovered. The town of Hunts
ville. Ala., would have been destroyed by
the Indians but for the energy and bold
ness of Moore. He was then living in
Fayetteville, Tennessee. The morning
alter he heard the Indians were marching
on Huntsville he had raised one hundred
and fifty men, and was on the march to
meet the hostile foe. He met seven hund
red Indians nt Ditto's landing and held
them in check until Gen. Jackson came
IT. In the late war he was a decided
nion man until the fight commenced,
and then the honest, faithful, brave old
soldier went with his own country. He
was the bearer of the vote of the secession
of Tennessee to Richmond. This lost
him his pension.
There lives, now in New Orleans,
another, soldier, not so old as the one who
is noticed above, whose early history is
less known. Now, however, he is well
known throughout the Union. In the
late struggle between the North and
South, Gen. Longstreet was one of Gen.
Lee's generals, in all his battles around
Richmond. Thousands and ten thous
ands of Federal soldiers lost their lives in
their battles with Gen. Longstreet's Con
federate command. General Longstreet
with his arm} marched through East
Tennessee. lie it was who besieged
Knoxville. Who of the people of our
section of the State will ever cease to re
member Longstreet's march through the
country' Ile was fighting for slavery—
fighting for secession. For this, tit the
close of the war Gen. Longstreet was re
warded by Gen. Grant with the best office
within his gift.
Moore fought against, the Indians,
fought against the British. and carried to
Richmond the vote of Tennessee when
she seceded. For this he lost his pension.
Longstreet fought to maintain the in
stitution of slavery, fought to sever the
South from the North—fought to es
tablish a Southern Confederacy. For
this he won a support from the Union he
attempted to destroy.
It was a Mulical President and a Radi
cal congress that lost Moore his pension.
It was a Radical President and a Rath
tAno.4 l.cb
Rising In the World.
You should bear constantly in mind
that nine-tenths of us are, from the very
nature and necessities of the world, born
to earn our livelihood by the sweat of our
brow. What reason have we then to
presume that our children are not to do
the same? If they be—as now and then
one will be—endowed with extraordinary
powers of mind,those powers may have
an opportunity of developing themselyes ;
and if they never have that opportunity,
the harm is not very great to us dr to
them. Nor does it hence follow that the
descendants of laborers are always to be
laborers. The path upwhrd is steep and
long, to be sure. Industry, care, skill, ex
cellence in the present parents lay the
loundation of a rise under more favorable
circumstances for the children. The
children of these take another rise ; and
by and by the descents of the present
laborer becomes gentlemen. This is
natural progress. y attempting to
reach the top at a single leap that so
much misery is produced in the world ;
and the propriety to make such at
tempts has been cherished and encourag
ed by the strange projects that we have
witnessed of late years for making the
laborers virtuous and happy by giving
them what is called education.
The education we speak of consists in
bringing up children to labor with steadi
ness, with tare, and with skill; to show
them how to do as many useful things as
possible • to teach them how to do them
all in the best manner • to set them an ,
example of industry, sobriety, cleanliness,
and-neatness; to make all enese habitual
to them, so that they shall never be liable
to 'fall into the contrary Ipractices; to let
them alWays see a gOod living proceeding
from labor, and thus to remOve:from them
the-temptation to get at the goods of
others by violent or fraudulent means;
and to-keep far from their minds all the
inducement' to. hypoerisy and deceit
s new style .of water-proof boots I
has lately been brought out in Lynn. I
The material is the ordinary lasting or
,serge.and in appearance exactly resetiv
Ides the ordinary sere boot. Before
making up, however, ;the serge, as well as
the lining is impregnated with a.preparar
thin ofpar.affin i e ? `Witrith.reuders the cloth
,impervetiV te` Wati.r, except whengreat
',effort is made ; to forte it through. When
'hpon the foot, this boot, it is Said,'Sheds
the water peifettiv:! The proceeN which
has been , patented, adds bat little to the
ceSt 'of a' boot . and must,. lately increase
its valde for winter . trear:
• pr-That, man is'a bad preacher in the
pulpit who is not a
the world has a right
to stand , op for God; if God has not adorn
ed bin' with personal holiness. We should
preach by .what . we arc as well as by what
we say.
"All those;' `said Lorenzi de Medici,
"are dead for the'present life, whO do not
hope for a Mare.' So trne is it, that a
hope full ofitirinortality is the death of
death. and the life of life. lit' who hath ,
I ii6t sinit a•hope, hath not known life.
young female has been swindling
the ladies living en York street, New Ha:-
yen, by representing' herself as "the'ser
vent girl from the neat deifir," and request
ing the .loan of a quarter for her mistress.
, In this way she heti'colleeted a large. sum
of mousy.
,for the' ogs and Sit
Afruk of a Laugh.
'BY A. Ai B.
ft •,, (
"Please, Aunt Eleanor, I can't ao JO'
said Normari.- klak.,.fr‘tho boysoopld laugh
and tope me so ;,todeed I saanuo.'',
"So my little nephew is afraid Of a
laugh, is he?" asked - Mrs. Place, looking
quietly at the boa by her side; Ito is go
ing to be like the weather-vane, iS• ho?
turning with every shade of public opin
ion, afraid to do what is right'atid proper,
because, forsooth,'sOfne of ConiPalitons
may raise a laugh at his expense."
Norman did not reply, and his aunt con
tinued: "Let me tell . you, astorrof two
boys I knew years ago. I will call them
Moses and Giles,-lest you .shorild.reertznile
the men before my story is begun. One
of their playmates had received a box of
valuable present's, and' in iinifation of his
elders, thought he would treat all his
young friends. His father furnished him
with a decanter of reduced alcbol, (just
right for boys, he said," a bowl of ango,r,
several glasses and spoons. This Boy
whose name was Silas, arranged 'them
nicely on a table, feeling q'nite phind
the display, and invited all in the village
to come and take a drink., A large:num
ber soon flocked around him, write elated
at the prospect before them=free drinks
and plenty of sugar. • 't
Sitting at my window,•l heard Moses
and Giles conversing. Neitheryrelished
the idea much, but. Moses said. it would
look odd not to go through the, motions.
'W needn't taste only the thilest drop,
you know,' while Giles thonght . ' best to
abstain from any appearance of evil-and
not go near temptation. 'But everybody
-will laugh at us, and say we're terrible
afraid of becoming drunkards,' said Mos
es. 'Let them laiagh,:theri,' replied Gilk
'lf "I never taste, I know I shall•nevet be
one. Per -my part,' ho..continnedi "when
I know a thing is right, ITnean to, i rlo : it,
be the consequences . r what , they „may.'
Poor Moses could not foTleiv 'Giles's ex
ample, for he was brit one - to atriYaiiay,
while dozens were going.
I don't know as the villagers perceived
any immediate ill effects from !Silas's
treat, but Moses and Giles are now men,
and which, Norman, think ,would
prefer to he ?" , -
• •
"I don't know,"'Teplied ; 'Norman, "I
don't know who they-are." ~ ,
" Very well. I can 4-11 you, then, .Yon
remember the mall who lectured to I nt .so
earnestly and eloonetilly the erier
" Of course I d.e; papa said' he vitislhe
richest man in: .13nford, and the most
. vt , v.. so 1 . - ..t... - oN.:ACet • 410 1 1 ,
that cao be.,, But tho other?"
• Well. thr. other niaii,icpoor drunken
Mills, who is so often 'semi staggering
through our ;'
"Oh. I know him: some of' the' boys
were hooting him yestenlay, .and ,be
threatening to chastise them. I.cortidift
help pitying . h
" I es, he is truly an object of pit and
has been so from his childhood, for Jik# a
little boy I know now, he. dared not do
what was right lest he should be laughed
"Oh ! Amide, I won't lie atral,,of a
latrgli•any longer, bdt go right about
gotting'signers to the Tem penineeTledge,
and.perhaps I'lliwin commission .etne of
these days",— Young Peopfee Helper.. -
Who.are your AT!l)clatesl'
Allen Winfield lived nest door- to the
school-house. So he used to .work inntil
quarter of nine even morning, and - . then
expeditiously changAl his - working garb
for a neat schoOl-suif, Whibh' nitide him
"I wouldn't be digging:-away there: so
every morning," said.Llugh Rogers, as be
lounged over gzi4en fence about
eight o'clock. "I'm going 'to 'School
'to have some fun." •
"The teachei-does not likerto have ns
come much before school4irne," .said Al
len "and I take more plmstre in seeing
these things come on sO well inlhe . garden,
than in a game of ball;even, though' I
like that well enough, too." "• - I
" Well, yon have u curious taste," 'said
the lounger as he wintered .on,_ to join a
company of like-nlindqd lads, who.,thougt
play the main business of life. : 1 •
Mothei was siiti; to call Allen at 'the
moment lie desired.
"Don't be late, Allen," she said,,glanc
ing at the clock which said' one minute
of nine.
"Never fear, mother,' said thelad,
fastening the last batt l ed Ortis
"the teacher just passed. , • , I Will be. there
a s soon as-lie," Antl.,giviug.hie,Mother a
hasty good-bye kiss, he,,botinded ,dmv . n
the steps, and in another minute was in
his Seat, at school. - •
• companions-were 'qttickly seen,
let hint be.'where be would. ;!Theo, were
always the best boys, und:bes4 l scholars in
the school, no matter . whether they, wore
broadcloth or homespnm 'A noble: heart
ed mother hiid taught him frialhs-hhild
hoed that charaCter, not , clothe, ma; • the
standard by which to niensure people.
No wberelmore.tlitin at t solioal is, the4ld
adage true Jibed, ` ! girds of a, feather." At
recess, you would Si.4"Alleri ne of ii knot
of boys, who werd talking ' intelligently
over cessions; or matters of .improvement,
or joining heartily in ,bracing,i manly
sports. •
Hugh, just as regularly gravitat94.:to
wards a very different
. circle. Theyvi . ,,ero
the tricky boys, those Who 'alway4- kept
the teacher on :the alert, nipping iin::the
bud their plans of mischief, or correcting
them for misdemeanors. ,They get „little
-profit out, of their ercelleht athiptages
for obtaining nu '
Now, can not any /me' eaSilt o fhtioy the
future history -of those -two boys.,, One
sinking lower, and; timer) Jed , on ; by,evil
niso , eiates into the rounds, of, ilisshrAtion,
beginning at the drinking saloOn.
other risingg to a . nObk'; presperons''Man
hocid, intake the the responsible positions
of honor in •sciciety.. .
" He, that.walketh• with wise men , shall
be,wise." A young man's, whole •Intnre
life depeAds largely the ai4oo.lites. he
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