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ha flmitei.r Mice zed reehtence west of the Court
Haase, near Fitch & Watrotee office.
liontrotw. February R,
FTTCR . 8s WATSON, Attorney nt Lap, at the old °eke
'of & Fitch, Wdeteml• Pa.
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CHARLES N, STODDARD,
Lauder ha Boots and 0h0... Rata and Cap.. Leather and
Flndlnaa. tato Street. Ist .door below Boyd'. Store.
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11 1 ,ITTA ? ES & 1131,LALELESLEF,
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street. Nlontrose. Pa. l'.ll PHI 53.
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D. McElwain. C. C. Patron, W. M. McCaw.
BieIiCEN7.IIE, FAVROT & CO.
Dealer. In Dry floods, Clothing. ladies and Nthmet
line Shoes +llao, agents for the great Amerlran
Tea sad Coffee Company. [Montrose. Pa ,ap 1,*70,
Anavm AND RA IR DRESSING
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tie !nand ready to attend all who mai want anything
to his line. iliontroar. Pa. Oft. 13. isee..
AIICTIONERR—SeIIeDry Good., and Morchantre—alan
*Wm& at Voories. AG coders left at my house will
mere prompt attention. jOct. 1. 160 —t[
0. M. HAWLEY,
DEALER la DRY ROOM, OROCRRMR. PROCTER:IIY
Hardware, Rata, Capr, fAoota.Sluwa, Ready Made Cloth
lan. Palate. OIU. etc., Dow .Vllrord. Pt. [Sept. 8, 'al.
DR. S. W. DATTON,
PRTSTMAI3 & SURGEON. tender. hip Perrier+ to
the Olsen' of Great Rend •nd vt. logy OtTli.e at file
residence. opnoPite Barnum Rouse, Gst Send village.
Sept. Ist, 1803.- tf
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ee.Vors at Law. Office in the Birk iiidh over the
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enAItSZALIF. - J. B. Mccou.Ux.
A. & D. R. LATHROP,
DE AVERS in Pry Goods. Groceries,
crockery and dlssmrsee. bible •nd pocket cutlery.
Paints. oils. dye mug.. flew hoots amt
leather. Perfumery &c. Brick ranee. enjoining the
Bank. Montrose. Aturnyd n. ism. —lf
A. LATSMCIP, D. R. 1-. Manor,
A. 0. WARREN,
ATTORNEY A. LAW. Bounty. Berk Pe•. PcTIPiOIII
and Exent nn 19al me attended to. oirrp
norbelour Burr, Stun.. Illontrn.r P.. (Au 1. •.-Z
M. C. SUTTON,
Auctioneer, and Insurance Agent,
Fat' F rlenekvllll., Pa.
C. S. GILBERT,
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Great fiend, Pa
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Mir. 1, 1840. Addre.o, Brouclsn. T`n
FISTI/ONAFILE Monty . .., N. Shop over
chtndier's Store. /0 ordere flgrdin Ong rate
.fono on abort...tire. and virerrAncod o tit.
W. W. SMITH,
CABINET AND CHAIR MANUFACITRERS.— Poo
of ]lain vtzect. Montrose. Pa. • 11,
DRALER In Staple and Faar3 Dry Goodn. Crocker,
Hardware, Iron, Stove., Drn gn. Ulla. and
Booty and Shoat, natl.& Cup.. Parv, Bntralo Rub.,
Grotteric , Provlf ions. Near Mlltnrd. Pa
DR. it:. P. lII%ES,
Has permanently located at Friends% the for the per
pose of practicing medicine and •orgrry In all its
W . SOCht... He may be f.itted at the Jackson Hons.
Otlice hours from Ba. m., to 8 p. m.
Priendovi He, Pa.. Aug. I. IRa.
STROED & BROW'tli,
FIRE AND LIFE Mg .3.IANCK ACENTS. AV
baatnesa attended to pratlp , ly, on (Stir ter:nts. Orrice
drat door north of ' Amara... llotel" r.t side
Public Avenoo, Montruoc. Po. [ Aug. 1, D.P.
RD....rove ',room - - CII.I32LEJ , L. }Await.
Will. D. LUSH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, hl.mtrooe. Ps. Oeire oppn.
ette the TKO.. House. near the Court limo,
AY;. 1. 18M—tt
DB W . SMITH,
DECNTIST. 1010T/11. over Boyd it Corwin'• Hard
ware Store. °olm boors from 9a. m. to 4p. m
Hontro•.•, Aug. 1. 180.—tf
D Litit to Drags, Patent Med/clues, o,m/cal.
I.lqm:en , . Paints, 0110.1,y... oar. VA Lithe., WU,
lily., Groceries, ti,lns, Ware, Wall and Window Pa.
per, Stone .ware, Lamp,. Kerosene, Mac hip er3 Uri.
Trusses. gun., AMMUIIIIIOO. Solve, npeeturl..
Drusber. Fancy Gooch, Jerre/Ty, Perri;
belue qme orthe most numerous. itensive, and
valuable collections of Goods In SAlsocoltans Co.—
Established In 1848. llktontro•c. n
D. W. SEARLE,
ATTOILNIET AT LAW. office over the Store of A.
Lathrop. is the Brick meek. Montrofte, Pa. [aura)
DIL. W. 1., BICHAIRDSON,
pripsvcimq & .4171triEON, render, hi, pr,lersiorn
service, to the citizens of Mont/vary and
Odle, bi• residence, on the corner es..l of tiny, At
Bros. Foundry. (An. 1. 114111.
PIITSICIAN and at.II2GEON. Montrose. Pn. Glee
erpectiLl littentioti to di.kennes of the heart owl
all Sorficil dincaoes ()Mee over W.
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BIIIINS & NICHOLS,
D6l. ..ItB to Drugs, Medionc., Dye
.011. Pa'IAA. 011.1 V•ruisla. Ligoorn. Spice. num
S. Lles,ratent litedletues. and Toile Ar•
airPresceptions carefully componeded.—
lsolle Avenue, above :Searle's Hotel. Montr..e,
A. IS. Ilutuss, Axes Ntcuota.
Dlt. E. L. 11ANDUICK,
rim:miss s respectfull3 Lender, hs
professitma) service, to the .uilicen of Friends. Ilk
sod vicinity. Or Mlles (lathe office of D. Leo ,
manly lit 3:10.f0rd ,,, Aug. I. WV.
The Itapti Barber. returns hit thanks for the kind Dot
emigre= has enabl d him to get the beet rest—ho
d• V.t burin time to tell the whole story, hot come
littdstee fur yourseees Or et the Old Stand. No load
Lubin: alloyed In the shup. [April la, teeth
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RAILROAD A MINING &UPPER:E.
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*grip,hunt College, of Pennsylvania.
TEO INSTITUTION will reopen for the
OfiIDTG TERM 0F..24 WEEKS,
otk FI.NIsy, February 10, 1871
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11108.„. a. BIMECO)V8, Pr dent.
• AgrioulOolleva, P. 0., -
Jam 23, 1470.—d Centre Co., Pa.
An Idyl or the Period.
" Come right in I How are yott,'Fredt
* Find a chair and have a light,"
" Well, old boy, recovered yet
From the Wather's Jam last night?'
"Didn't dance, the German's old."
Didn't you? I had to lead—
Awful bore; but where were you?'
" Sat it out with Molly Meade;
Jolly little girl, she is—
Said she didn't care to dance,
'D rather have a quiet Chat ' —
Then she gave me such a glance ;
80, when you had cleared the room
And had captured all the chairs,
Having nowhere else, we two
Took possession of the stairs;
I was on the lower step,
Molly on the next above;
Gave me her boquet to hold—
Asked me to draw off her glove.
Then, of course, I squeezed her hand,
Talked about my wasted Iffe,
Said my sole salvation must
Be a true and gentle wife.
Then, you know, I used my eyes—
She believed me every word;
Almost said she loved me—Jove!
Such a voice I never heard—
Gave me some symbolic flower,
Had a meaning, oh! how sweet;
Don't know what it is I'm sure—
Must have dropped it in the street,
How I spoonied ! and she—ha! ha!
Well, I know it wasn't right,
But she did believe me so,
That I—kissed her—pass a light
" Mollie Meade, well I declare!
Who'd have thought of seeing you,
Aftet what occurred last night,
Out here on the avenue.
Oh! you awful, awful girl;
There—don't blush—l saw it all."
" Saw all what r " A hem—last night—
At Mather's, in the hall."
"Oh you horrid—where were you?
Wasn't he an awful goose!
Most men must be caught, but ha
Ran his neck right in the noose.
I was almost dead to dance—
I'd done it if I could—
But old Gray said I must atop,
And I promised ma I would;
So I looked up, sweet, and said
That I'd rather talk with him.
Hope he didn't see my fare—
Luckily, the lilt was dim;
Then how he squeezed my heal—
And he looked up in may Inca
With Ids lovely, great big eves ;
Really, a dreadful case.
lie was all in earnest too ;
But I thntigbt, I'd have to laugh,
Wllart ha iri.marl T IST
Looking up--oh! like such a calf,
I suppose he has it now,
In a wine glass, on his shelves,
It's a mystery to me
Why men will deceive themselves.
Saw him kiss me! Oh, you wretch—
Well, he begged so hard for one.
And 1 thought there'd no one know,
So I—let him—Just for fun.
I know it wasn't really right
To trifle with his feelinpt, dear,
But men are such conceited things
They need a lesson once a year.
From the Geneva Gazette.
William Boy on that $20,000.
ITent7 Ward, of the Plymouth ring,
I feed my flock most everything,
And sell my pews for what they bring
To cut a swell in Brooklyn.
As meek as any sucking (lore
I preach the gospel from above,
And salt it down with a little free love
To please the folks in Brooklyn
I do not think that people need
Any particular kind of creed,
So long as ftishiwiable lives they lead,
And buy their religion in Brooklyn;
I don't care it they go to balls,
And take " three days for New Year's calls,"
Or over in Wall street make great hauls,
If they only come down in Brooklyn.
I preached the nigger for many a year,
To each hearer's eyes brought sympathy's tear
For ten thousand sal'ry—D'ye think 't dear
For religion over in Brooklyn?
But when the note of emancipation
Was sounded o'er the American nation,
I had to go back and preach salvation
To the sinners over in Brooklyn.
But this undo matters rather dull.
I longed the merchants and bankers to gull,
Lind from National banks fiesh greenbacks cull
To keep the pot bilin' in Brooklyn ;
I feared I couldn't keep my carriage,
My efforts the flock began to disparage, triage
When,as hick would have it, theßiehardson mar-
Called me over the river from Brooklyn.
With Joy I hastened to the Astor,
Took off my coat and doffed my castor, [faster,
Tied the a ;marriage knot—it might have been
But the thing was fixed for Brooklyn
And then I prayed that heaven would bless
The nuptial tic with happiness,
And altogether raised such a mess
As never was heard in Brooklyn.
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The auctioneer stood within the pale
Of the Church, his desk the chancel rail,
His hammer a hymn book, and he knocked down
Of the pews tolhechristians in Brooklyr.
The bidders were plenty, and ,tended to " biz,"
And the sale went off like a bottle of"' phiz,"
'Twas plain the religion had palpably " riz"
On the heights of the city of Brooklyn.
WORSE THAS ALL.
A church, like a theatre, in coder to pay,
Must get up a sensation from day to day,
And the Richardson marriage was just the "icy"
To raise the pew rents in Brooklyn.
So now I havn't the least of fear
But the thing's all right for the coming-year,
And the twenty thoussoldi see ply wily clear,
To make both ends meet in Brooklyn.
IR TWO PARTS.
MONTROSE, PA., WEDNESDAY MARCH 8, 1.871.
A aerleal Anecdote.
' Dr. Elliott, a noted clergyman of ad
old Connecticut town, being "well-to-do,"
and keeping neither locks nor bolts on his
possessions, was frequently visited by
burglars in a small way.
Coming home late one nigbt from a
visit to a poor parishioner, he beard on
passing through his kitch, a arrange noise,
in his celler, soon followed by the sound
of stealthy steps coming up the stairs.
Hiding behind the door, he saw emerge a
tall man, bending under a huge basket,
filled with salt pork, just taken dripping
from the brine.
The doctor recognized a poor neighbor,
and, stepping forward, said kindly: "You
have a heavy load there. Allow me to
With a cry of dismay, the culprit drop
ped the basket„.and actually fell on his
knees, entreating forgiveness on the plea
that it was his first offence, and that his
family were suffering from want of food.
" But, my friend , said the good doctor,
"you certainly knew you had only to get
it, without damaging your soul with sin
and your coat with brine in this way. I
forgive you,of course, but I do think you
have Calm: more than your share of pork.
I will divide this with you, and when you
want more, or anything else, just come
and tell me frankly."
And against the remonstrances of the
poor wretch, he compelled him to take
just half of the stolen meat saying, "Car
ry it to your wife, with my compliments.
I hope it will go downjust as. slick as
though you had nut taken it with leave."
Dr. Elliott never revealed the name of
this man, though he enjoyed telling the
story, as he did one somewhat similar,
which is well worth preserving.
One dark night lie went for his horse
in the barn, which was at sonic distance
from the parsonage. Just as he was I
about to enter, he heard Some one com
ing out, and immediately concealed him- 1
self behind a large hush in the lane, hid
lug his 'uteri' with his cloak. Presently
the wide barn door swung open, and a
man appeared, bending beneath an im
mense load of hay hound together by a
rope. Through "loops of this rope he
tisrust his arms, .
a dcarried the huge
mass like a peddy, ck. The doctor
suffered this thietiFi tlas to pass him;
then, taking the candle from his lantern,
lie crept softly forward and set fire to the
hay, then again ctigtealed himself. In a
moment that moving haycock was one
great, crackling bliii,e, and the thief, with
wild cries, was frantically flinging it from
his head and back.. He succeeded in ex-'
tricating himself without help. and then
ran as though pursued by fiends across
the snowy fields.
Sonic months after this ther: came to
the doctor's study, a pale, thin melancho
hesitation, expressed a desire to make a
confession of sin. With a serious and
sympathetic manner, yet with. I suspect,
a sly twinkle in his eye, the minister set
himself to listen.
" I've had a dreadful load on my con
science for a consiirble spell; and it does
seern, doctor, as ef %would kill me. I'm
a'most dead now."
! is it possible? What can yon
have done ? You are a respectable man,
and a church member;" the old farmer,
then sinking his voice to an awesome,
confidential tone, he continued : '•But
Cm a dreadful sinner fur all that, doctor;
and being a church member, my sin, you
see, was of too much account to be wink
ed at, and judgment followed close on
after it. 0 dear, 0!"
"To help yourself to a little of my
surplus hay, eh r
Yis, doctor, )es so ! But f never got
home with that ar hay. The Lord would
not let me do it. I mid a load on my
back au' was carrying it ua-ay, when all
at once it burst into a blaze about my
"Struck by lightning ?"
" No, doctor, it was a clear night. I've
just made up my mind that fire dropped
down from Heaven and kindled that ar
hay. "rwa.s a judgment an' a warnin',
afeared a sort of forerunner of the
flames of hell. At last, I thought I
might feel a little better if I'd jest own
up to you, an' ask your pardon an' your
To the astonishment of the poor peni
tent, the minister laughed out merrily.
Then he sa (I: "Be comforted, neighbor;
your little thieving operation was hardly
of such consequence to Heaven as all that.
It was I who caught you at it, and set fire
to the hay from my lateln ; and I must
say you „yelled lustily and run briskly for
a man of your years. Whv didn't you
tell me if you wanted hay? Now go
home in peace, get well, and steal no
" You, doctor You? Be Ton sartin
sure von set tire to that ar hay t"
" Yes, quite sure; that was my own lit
tle bonfire. I noticed when you came to
meeting the next Sunday, that your hair
was a little signed. As tor the flames of
hell. neighbor, that's your own look out.
I trust there is time to escape them vet."
" So, so, 'twas von did it all 1' The
Lord be praised:" exclaimed the farmer ,
fervently. "It really is an amazin'
an' my old woman was right, for she says :
'GO to the minister and confess, and that'll
lilt the biggest heft of the sin off your
conscience, an' be better than doctor stuff.
An' you did it? Well. folks say you are
a master man fur a joke; but this one
was more solemn than a iwrmon to me,
an' more effectual. doctor, I do believe."
So saying the farmer departed in peace;
and the parson kept the secret of his
name, even in his own family, always, I
Horace Greely's little boy who attends
an up-town school, will tell the truth any
way you can fix him. The other day
the teacher spelled out. the word "g roue e,'
and asked the young man to pronounce
it. He gave it up, when the teacher, to
refresh his memory, asked him: "What
did your father say this morning before
eating breakflust ?" . The boy thought a
minute, and finally said : "Pa said d—m
these eggs, they're rotten."
. —A motion crossed Colvnabus mad he
crossed an ocean.
- '!de'Wooden oE•tfoe
Hon. N. P:aitlfolidifelivecture
recently at Cooper Institute, New York,
urn recent wonderful discoveries in the
vicinity of the headwaters of the Yellow
stone river. Mr, Langford has been a res
ident of Montana since 1862, was origi•
nally from Oneida county, New York, and
was appointed governor of the territory
in the latter part of President Johnson's
administration, but did not assume the
duties of the office. The lecture abound
ed in graphic description and was fre
An expedition consisting of nineteen
persons, including a cavalry escort of five
men, commanded by a lieutenant, and as
signed for the duty by Major-General
Hancock, was organized at Helena, and
set out for a six weeks' journey, last Au
gust. The adventuns was considered a
dangerous one on account of the presence
of hostile Indians in the hitherto unex
plored region which they were. intended
to wisit. The ascent of the Belt range,
said Mr. Langford, began from FortElfis,
was irregular and tedious, leeding through
narrow defiles, sharp declivities, and over
numerous peaks, until the summit was at
tained, the elevation being 3,000 feet.
From this point an amphitheatre of
mountains, 400 miles in circumference,
including a valley as large as New Hamp
shire, with all its details of pinnacle.
peak, dome, rock and river, is compre
hended at a glance. Following the range
to the right for forty miles, the eye rests
upon the singular depression where, form
ed by the confluent streams of Madison,
Jefferson and Gallatin, the Missouri be
gins its meanderings to the Gulf. At the
left are the glowing peaks of the Yellow
stone, their summits half enveloped in
cloud, or glittering with perpetual snow.
In front, carpeted with verdure, is the
magnificent valley of the Gallatin. The
explorers were very much impressed by
the beauty and grandeur of the valley of
the Yellowstone river, and found canyons
rivaling those of the Colorado. They
proceeded directly up the valley, encoun
tering many wonders on the way, such as
immense waterfalls, columns of pilar ba
salt, like the Giant's Causeway, and hot
and cold sulphur springs until they reach
ed the summit, from which they obtained
a view of Yellowstone lake, and to visit it
left the well-defined Indian trail and pass
ed through a region never before traversed
by civilized men.
The Yellowstone lake was reached
twelve miles beyond the mud-volcano, and
many days were spent in exploring the
country in its vicinity. The lake was as
certained to be 8,330 feet above the level
of the sea. It is an expansion of the riv
er, and is about twentv-tive miles long by
fifteen wide. habounas in speckled trout
of the finest quality, and vast flocks of
geese, ducks, swans and pelicans resorted
to jt„ surrounded by stupendous
on all sides by undulating plains and
grassy foothills. Forests of pine touch
its banks at intervals, and its beautiful
margin presents every variits of sand and
pebbly beach, glittering with crystals,
cornelian and chalcedony. Indians rare
ly.approach it on account of the super
stition inspired by the volcanic forces of
the vt nci n ity. The journey around it was
attended with difficulty and distress. One
of the party, Truman C. Everss, was lost
and left to his fate, after a long search, by
his comrade. After thirty-seven days.
during which lie nearly perished, be was
rescued by two trappers, who found him
one hundred and ten miles from the place
where he had been missed. Snow had
fallen to the depth of twenty-six inches,
when the explorers turned homeward.
They aimed to strike the head waters of
the Madison, and succeeded in doing so,
after struggling slowly through the snow
for several days, and suffering very much.
The desire for home had taken place of
all their interests in the explorations. In
the words of the lecturer: We had with
in a distance of fifty miles, seen the great
est wonders of the continent- We were
convinced that there was not on the
globe another region where, within the
same limits, nature had crowed so much
of grandeur and majesty with so much of
novelty and strangeness. Judge then of
our astonishment on entering the basin
of the Madison, at seeing just before us
an immense body of sparkling water. pro-
jected suddenly and with terrific force in
to the air, to the height of one hundred
and twenty-five feet. We had found a
real geyser. In the valley before us were
1.000 hot springs of various sizes, and
500 craters throwing out vapor. The
geysers were seen in action in every di
rection, projection water to various
heights. The one first referred to was
throwing froin an irregular crevice, about
seven . by three feet, a column of water of
corresponding dimensions to a height of
one hundred and twenty-five feet. Van--
one names were given to the.geysers. One
was called the " Fan," as it threw up to a
height of sixty two feet radiating sheets
of water, resembling a feather fan. Forty
feet from this geyser is a vent, connected
with it, and two feet in diameter, which,
durine e the eruption, expels, with loud re
ports,dense masses of vapor. One of the
party crhwled into "The Grotto" from
curiosity, nut supposing it to be a live
geyser, and as he emerged, he was follow
ed by an eruption of boiling water, which,
if it had over taken him, would have
cooked him. "The Giant" is a rugged
deposit, presenting in form. a minature
model of the Colesinns. It has an open
ing six feet in diameter. A remarkable
peculiarity of this geyser is the duration
of its discharges, which cont i nue d for
three hours, in a steady stream five feet
in diameter and cue hundred and forty
five feet high. Opposite our camp was a
symmetrical cone, like a bee-hive, about
five feet in diameter at the base. and with
an orifice at the top_ ,of twenty-four by
thirty-six inches. We bad not /inspected
it to be a geyser, till one morning there
suddenly allot up from it a column of
water which was found, by triangulation,
lo be two hundred and nineteen feet high.
" Tbe Giantess" throws up a column six
inches in diameter to a height of two
hundred and fifty feet. This was the
highest of aIL The rays of the sun tall
ing. upon the geysers in action produced
an infinite variety of prismatic hues, like,
broken -up rainbows.
Now Maw NW
Dr. Dio Lewis pronounces some rattier
startling propositions in his book on hy
giene. For Instance:
Potatoes, both Irish and trivet, are 'very
poor food for brain and muscle.
The common notion that our health
and life depend upon a mysterious Provi
dence is downright infidelity. A child
goes out of a hot room with naked arms
and legs in persuit of its' daily supply of
poisoned candies and dies of croup. Is
that a mysterious Providence? If a man
indulges himself until he gets the gout,
and disease attacks his heart and kills
him, is his death a mystery? •
The reason that the American people
are such dyspeptic!' is that they Est and
drink so much, and eat and drink so fast.
The teeth will not decay if they ore
kept clean. A tooth brush is a good thing
but a toothpick is worth an armful of
tooth brushes. There is a gentleman now
living in New York City, who has three
beautiful front teeth which he purchased
from the mouth of an Irishman. Hie
own teeth were removed and instantly
Patrick's wens transferred.
The word billiousness is a sort of re
spectful word for piggishness. People are
not very billions who eat what they
The Greek and Roman armies ate but
once a day.
The common impression that tomatoes
are the healthest of all vegetables is a
mistake. If eaten at all, it should be
with great moderation, and never raw.
Tomatoes have sometimes produced sali
vation. Dr. Lewis knew a young woman
who had lost all front teeth from exces
sive eating of tomatoes.
Pies and cakes are poisonous.
To healthy persons mineral waters are
Corsets are most injurious to disgestion.
There use finally results in an immense
and very ugly protuberance of the abdo
Those who suffer from heartburn should
avoid soups, drink nothing at meals, say
"No, thank you" to pies and cakes, and
go without supper.
If you wish to live to eighty-five in
the full enjoyment of your faculties go to
bed at nine o'clock, and eat twice a day a
moderate quantity of plain food.
Advice To Ladle*.
Have the feet well protected, then pay
the next attention to the chest. The
chest is the repository of the vital organs.
There abide the heart and lungs. It is
from the impression made upon these
organs, through the skin, that the shiver
comes. It is nature's quake—the alarm
bell at the onset of drnger. A woman
never shivers from the effect of cold' up
on her limbs. or hands, or 'bead ; but let
cold strike through her clothing on her
chest, and 91r,gsvi.hgt.tivath irsta e. 4:bat
h:GAM "t/tie sudden and sever impres
sion of cold upon the chest has slain its
tens of thousands. Therefore, while the
feet are well looked after, never forget
the chest. These points attended to, the
natural connection of the dress will sup
ply the rest, and the woman is ready for
the air. Now let her visit the neighbors,
go shopping, will upon the poor, and
walk for the good of it, or the fun of it.
Keep away from the stove or register.
Air that is dry or burnt, more or less
°burg l ed with gasses enveloped by the
foci, is poison. Go up stairs and make
the beds with mittens on. Fly around
the house like mad, and ventilate the
rooms. Don't sit up in a single room
wish double windows. Fruit will not
retain its full form and flavor in air-tight
cans ; neither will women. They need
air. If the shiver comes on during these
operations, go directly and put ou some
thing more about the chest.
Again, do not live in dark rooms.
Light fades the carpet, but it feeds the
flower. No living animal or vegetable
can enjoy health in darkness. Light is
also necessary as air. and a brown tan is
far preferable, even as a matter of beauty,
to a sickly paleness of complexion.
Beauty and Arsenic.
Newspapers in Maine say that woman
even in small towns of that State have
adopted to an alarming extent the prac
tice of eating arsenic. The object, as
most people know, is to give whiteness
and clearness to the complexion, and in
some ports of Continental Europe the
habit is very common. By a gradual in
crease of the dose one may take with im
punity, so far as immediate risk is con•
cerned, enough arsenic to kill several
strong men not accustomed to its use.
The secret, however, is soon betrayed
in the countenance of the airtime to the
practice. A deadly pallor settles upon the
face and lips, and an unnatural bright..
ness steals into the eye. It is said, that a
person once firmly attached to its use
finds it almost impossible to give up the
fatal practice. No doubt the custom now
so prevalent of dyeing the hair to the va
rious " blonde" shades, is responsible for
the introduction of this new and perilous
device. Pearl powder, bismuth, prepara
tious of lead corrosive sublimate itself are
to be found, we suppose, inadequate to
make the skin of most women, whose
hair is naturally dark, correspond with
the yellow, ruddy and flaxen hues, now
thought so beautiful.
But it may be interesting to those who
are on the verge of falling a prey to this
pernicious habit to know that the aver
age age of people who merely work with
braeuicous acid, and do not voluntarily
take it into the system, is less than 35
years. The exp.riments of Tacbudi show
that while arsenic fur certain peculiardis
eases may be given in large doses with
comparative safety, it is in general steadi
ly injurious to the vital functions, and
ultimately destructive. Ono ghastly evil
incidental to its use can by no means be
avoided. This is that the habit, once
thoroughly formed can only be relinquish
ed at the expense of an awful wasting
away of .41 the physical powers. Arsenic
is in this respect worse than opium or al
ct,hoL If ladies must ,Rear golden hair
and are bound to have 'complexions to
match, they ought to 'depend altogether
on external cosmetics,-, a, lwa,ys including
those hygienic promoters of jolieif etv4
lilies, fresh sir and exercise.
VOLUME XXVIII, N MBEI 1.0...
Mr: W. - IL Spiniis of Georgia, brills au
tobiography' entitled "The Memories of
Shy years," lately published by Claxton,
Resen & Reffelfinger of this city, gives the
following account of Andrew Jackson's
departure for. Tennessee, as. related to him
by the President himself. His widowed
mother and be bad been residing for
sometime in the neighborhood ofGreenes
botch' North Carolina.
"I had," said he "contemplated this
step for several month; and bad made
my arrangements to do so, and at length
bad obtain my mother's consent to it. All
my worldly goods were a few dollars in
my purse, Borne clothes in my saddle bags,
a pretty good horse, saddle and bridle.
The country to which I was going was
comparatively a wilderness, and the trip
a long one, beset with difficulties, espec
ially from the Indians. I felt, and so did
my mother, that we were parting forever.
I knew she would not recall her promise;
there was too much spunk in her for that,
and that caused me to linger a day or two
longer than I had intended, but the time
came for the painful parting. My moth
er was a little, dumpy, red headed Irish
woman. 'Well, mother, I am ready to
leave, and I must say farewell.' She took
my band and, pressing it, said 'farewell.'
and her emotion checked her.
"/linings at meetings and partings in
that day was not so common as now. I
turned from her and walked rapidly to
" As I was mounting him, she came out
of the cabin, wiping her eyes with her
apron, and came to the getting over place
at the fence. 'Andy,' said she (she always
called me Andy,) 'you are going to a new
country, and among a rough people; you
will have to depend on yourself and mit
your own way through the world; I have
nothing to give you. but a mother's advice.
Never tell a lie, nor take what is not your
own, nor sue any body fur slander or as
sault and battery ; always settle them cases
yourself r I promised, and I have tried to
keep that promise. I rode off some two
hundred yards, to a/urn in the path, and
looked back. She was still standing at
the fence and wiping her eyes. I never
saw her after that r
Mr. Sparks adds that " those who knew
him best wilLtestify to his fidelity to the
last promise made to his mother."
The Peacefhl Quiet of Meade.
Would people sing more, they would
Take a common case. Something puts
you out in your work; von don't think
you have been fairly paid, and you go
home thoroughly out of temper. You
never think of praying a little prayer
which a workingman I know need to pray
when things put him out: "0 Lamb of
God. calm_inv_ temtier." You. make no
bright, cheerful tune; but the moment
you are in, you bang the door after you,
and exclaim to your wife, "Now then, be
quick, can't you get my tea? As usual,
nothing ready, I see." Now, you know
well enough it is not as usual, and if yon
had't been in a bad temper you wouldn't
have said it, it very rarely happens that
your meals are not reads for you ; but to
day is washing day and she has had a
heavy wash, and that has made her a lit
tle late; and she is worried with the chil
dren, and has got a backache. A kind.
forbearing word from you would have
kept things straight; but tried as she is,
your unjust accusation, of course, puts
her temper up, and she exclaims in her
turn, 'here's always some piece of work
the moment you come into the house."
And so you have a "few words" together;
and instead of peace and love, there is
anger and hatred in your hearts. In the
middle of it all, your little Johnny spills
his tea, and you bit him a sharp cuff;
you wouldn't have done it if you hadn't
been in a temper, and the child raises a
howl. "I can't stand this," you exclaim ;
"the house is intolerable. I'm off r And
you go off, where bad tempera generally
go, to the public-house ; but not before
you have upset your wife's temper, dark
ened your home, made things miserable,
and proved the truth of what I say, "that
a good hearty song would have saved all."
Origin of the WOrd "Quiz."
Very few words ever took such a run
as this and probably none ever arose in o
similar way. Webster endeavored to trace
it to Norman and Spanish roots; but in
reality it has no meaning, nor is it deriv
ed from any language in the world ever
known—from the Dallonish confusion
to this day. When Richard Daly was
patentee of the Irish theaters, be spent
the evening of a Saturday In 00t0p...y
with many of the wits and men of fash
ion of the day; betting was introduced,
when the manager staked a large sum
that he would hear spoken all through
the principal streets of Dublin, by a
certain hour next day (Sunday) a word
having no meaning and being derived
from no known language. Wagers were
laid, and stakes deposited. Daly repaired
to the theater, and despatched ail the
servants and supemmeraries with the
word "Quiz," which they chalked on
every door and shop-window in town.
Shops being shot all next day, evin7-
, body going to and coming from their dif
ferent places of worsliiii saw the word,
and everybody repeated it, so that "Quiz"
was heard all through Dublin ; the cir
cumstance of so strange a word being on
every door and window caused much sur
prise, and since, should a strange story
be attempted to pass current, it draws
forth the expression "You are quizzing
—Motley sava that Grant is "dumb as
an oyster. ghat have the oysters done
that they should be assailed in that way ?
-- - -Gail Hamilton thinks that the trop.
ble with the woman's righters is, that they
want to live like wonlan and' be . raid like
—Have the courage to obey your itakei
at the risk of being ridiculed by men.
—Thwitbevenunge perfer comport
and prosperity' to %Won in , all things,
n r* :, to, wear . your ,old
clothes until you parka. your new
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The custom litharying the deittirf - tlf&
gown and cart - cif:monks 'hi/1101W
passed into disuse. The mortal *llo4m
treated with growing contemptot the.
superstitions of the people gradually:ks&
their concrete character. The , soul in:
the important matter which the church.
now looks to. So the cold clayls carried
off to the cemetery with small ceremony.
Even the coffins of the rich are jammed
away into receptacles too small for theta
and hastily plastered out of sight. Th
poor are carried off on treastles and hud
dled into their nameless graves, without
following or blessing. Children are buri
ed with some regard to the old Oriental
customs. The coffin is of some gay and
cheerful color, pink or blue, and is carried
open to the grave by four of the dead
child's companions, a fifth walking be
hind with the ribboned cOlfin-lid. I have
often seen these touching little parties
moving through the bustling streets, the
peaceful little face asleep under the open
sky, decked with the fading, roses and
In all well-to-do families the house of
death is deserted immediately after the
funeral. The stricken ones retire to
some other habitation, and there pass
eight days in strict and inviolable seclu
sion. On the ninth day the great masses
for the repose of the soul of the departed
are said in the parish church; and all the
friends of the family are expected to be
present. These masses are the most im
portant and expensive incident-of the
funeral. They cost from two hundred
to one thousand dollars, according to the
strength and fervor of the orisons em
ployed. They are repeated several years
on the uuiversary of the disease, and af
ford a most sure and. flourishing revenue
to the church. They are founded upon
those feelings inseparable from every hu
man heart, vacity and affection. Our
dead friends must be as well prayed for
as those of others, and who know but
that they may be in deadly need of pray
ers! To shorten their fiery penance by
one hour, who would not fast for a week?
On these anniversaries a black-bordered
advertisement appears in the newspapers,
headed by the sign of the cross and the
Requieseat in Pace, announcing that on
this day twelve months Don Fulano de
Tal passed from earth garnished with the
holy eacrements, that all the masses this
day celebrated in such and such churches
will be applied to the benefit of his spirits
repose, and that all Christian friends are
hereby .requested to commend his soul
this day unto God. These united efforts
at stated times are regarded as very
A luxury of grief ) in those who can af
ford it, consists in shutting up a house
where a death has taken place and never
suffering it to be opened again. I once
ionable streets of Madrid. I in vin.
about it and found it was formerly the
residence of the Duke of —. His wife
had died there many years before, and
since that day not a door nor a window
was opened. The garden gates were red
and rough with rust. Grass grew tall
and rank in the gravelled walks. A thick
bush undergrowth had overrun the flower
beds and the lawns. The blinds were
rotting over the darkened windows.
Luxunrint vines clambered over all the
mossy doors. The stucco was peeling
from the walls in great unwholesome
blotches. Wild birds sang all day in the
safe solitude. There was something im
pressive in this spot of mould and silence,
lying there so green and inplacable in
the very heart of a great and • noisy city.
The duke lived in Paris,
leading the rat
tling life of a man of, the world. lie
never would sell or let that Madrid house.
Perhaps in his heart also, that battered
thorougfare won by the pattering boots of
Mabille and the Bois, and the Quartier
Breda. there was a green spot sacred to
memory and silence, where no footfall
should ever light, where no living voice
should ever be heard, shut oat from the
world and its cares and pleasures, where
through the gloom of the dead days be
could catch a glimpse of a, white hand,
a flash of a dark eye, the rustle of a trail
ing robe, and feel sweeping over him the
old magic of love'soung dream, soften
ing his fancy to tender regret and his eyes
to a happy mist.
"Like that which kept the heart of VA= green
Before the useful trouble of the rain."
Characteristics of sound.
The following curious observations in
regard to the transmission of sound have
been carefully . verified by an extended
series of experiments: The whistle of a
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the air; the noise of a railroad train, 2,-
800 yards; the report of a musket and
the bark of a dog, 1,800 cards; an orch
estra or the roll of a dram, 1,600 yards;
the human voice reaches to a distance of
1,000 yards ; the croaking of frogs, 900
yards; the chirping of crickets, 800 yards.
Distinct speaking is heard in the air from
below up to a distance of sir. hundred
yards ; from above; it is only understood
to a range of 100 yards downward. It
has been ascertained that an echo, is well
reflected from the surface of smooth wat
er only'when the voice comes from an
Other similar phenomena connected
with the transmission of sound have been
observed, but the results disagree either
from the inaccun3y . iu the observations or
from the varying nature of the circum
stances effecting the numbers obtained.
gnch variation occur to an extent of ten
to twenty per cent-, had even more. The
weather's being cold and dry ! or warm
and wet, are the chief influencing causes.
The velocity of sound varies, also, with
the temperature, traveling, faster as the
air is rarefied by beat. At the point of
freezing water, %wand travels '1,090 feet
per second, at 62i degrees it travels 1,125
feet per second.
The'eilitor of a newspaper out towards
Lake Champlain has discovered a way of
keeping eggs from spoiling. His method
is to eat them while they are fresh ! Bravo !
—The President favors " old Jamaica"
as well as San Domiogo.. Both are sgy.