Juniata sentinel. (Mifflintown, Pa.) 1846-1873, November 29, 1865, Image 1

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Tbi Jomata Sbbtubl ii published every
Wednesday morning, on Maia street, by
will be TWO DOLLARS per year in advance,
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aa. No paper discontinued until all ar
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Juniata County. Pa., Office
en Main street
south or linage etr et.
Mifflintovn, Juniata Co., "a-,
Offers his professional services tJThe pub
He. Collections and all other business will
reseiTe prompt attention. Office first door
florin of Bedford's Store, (upstairs.)
Attorney at Lav;
Kill attend te all business eotrnstod !o his
tre. Office on Main Street, lliihintonn. Pi.
OFKKR3 his professional services to the
public. Prompt atiention K'Ten 10 the
erosecutiun of olairos against the Government,
collection aad all other business eetrusted to
eare- Office, Main Street, one door South
f SnjJor'e Hotel. t
pt. M, loCS.
jT a. milLike.i,
A T T O It X E Y-A T-L A W,
,OSce Main Street, in the room formerly
occupied by Wm. M Allison, Est.)'
iness oounected with (he profession
promptly attended to. Oct. 13, '05.
It. i. C. Rl'.VDIO, or Pal terson,
Pa., wishes to inform his friends end pa
trons that be has rescved to Iks bouse on
Bridge Street opposite Todd & Jordan's Store.
Th undersigned offers his services to the
fublie as Vendue Crrer and Anctiuneer. lie
Iibs had a very large experience, and. feels
confident that he om give satisfaction to all
who may employ him. He may be addressed
t tiifSintown, or found at bis home in Fer
saanaghvownship. Orders may also be left
at Mr. Will's IIoleL
Jan. 25, 1864. WILLIAM GIVEN.
A 8 8T I H S E
RESPECTFULLY offers his services to the
public of Juniata county. Having had a
Urge experience in the business of Vendue
Crying, he feels confident that he can render
general satisfaction. He can at all times be
onsnlted at his residence in Mlfflintown, Pa.
Aag. 16, 1865. "-
THE undersigned will promptly attend to
the eoUeotioa of claims against either the
State or National Government, Pensions, Back
Pay, Bounty, Extra Pay, and all other claims
rising oat of the present or any other war,
Attorney -at-Law.
Miffiintown, Juniata Co., Pa. febl
Pensions! Pensions!
son who intend applying for a Pension must
all on th Examining Surgeon to know weth
er their Disability is sufficient to entitle them
e Pension. All disabled Soldiers will call
n the undersigned who has been appointed
Pension Examining Surgeon for Juniata and
4oin,nr Counties.
P. C. ECNDIO, M. D.,
Patterson, Pa.
Dee. , l.-tf. '
Deafness, Blindness and Catarrh,
nRBATED with the utmost success, by Dr.
JL J. ISAACS, Oculist and Aurtist, (former
ly of Leyden, Holland.) No. 619 PINE Street
Philadelphia. Testimonials from the most
reliable sources in the City and Country can
be eeen at his Office. The medical faculty are
invited to accompany their patients, as he
has no secrets in his practice. ARTIFICIAL
1TES, inserted withonl pain. Ko charge
ssad for examination. Feb, 16. 'SS.-ly
our Stock of Ready Made Clothing before
yea Purchase Elsewhere, you will find on
m . i . - r w.a n..
skuui Koea assortment lor n uw mvjw,
.... .hLk -in h. .n .k... for ..ah ar !
Mtry jrsrtwe.. i i
3tU ffrfrj.
"Sb wobk iob a UTiao," hew often we
This calumny bieathed oa a name,
That perhaps in the rank of tbe proudest
might bear,
A station of honor and fame.
E'en the btici and sbof-bot will turn
with a sneer,
As though it could sully her fame ;
And their eoarse greeting whispers oft fall on
her ear .
"Sua wobks," what need of a name.
Though be "works for a living," I cannot
see why
i That should eost any blight on her name
At least, those who labor should not pas her
For surely their lot is tbe same.
Then who shall regard tb opinions of those,
Whose highest ambition or aim,
It is to scoff at the humble, and near the repose
Of SUOb as do work out a nam t
O, is it not honor te fill here below
The station that Ood has assigned,
Then if labor's thy lot, to it cheerfully go
It will never sullt the mind.
"What do you mean by such careless
ne?'" exclaimed John Doring to his son
Wiliia), a young Ind of twelve years.
"Take that 1" he added, striking the boy
a heavy LIow on ths side of the head ;
"aud that, acd that I" repeating the blows
as LftfSpoke, the last of which knocked
the boy over a plow that was standing by
his side. "Get up now aud go iuto the
houe," continued the father, aud see if
you can't keep out cf niisohief for a while,
aad stop that crying, or I'll give you some
thing to cry for." J,
The boy started for the house, Strug,
gling to suppress his sobs as he went.
'It is astonishing," said Doring, ad
dressing a neighbor named Hun ford, who
was near by in a barn, acd of course had
scec end heard all that had passed, "how
treablesome boys are. Just see those oats,
now, that I've got to pick up for that boy's
carelessness," aud he pointed to a meas
ure of oats which William had accident
ally overturned.
; "And it was for that triCe that jou as
saulted your child and knocked him
down ?'' ret lied Mr. Ilanford, id a sor
rowful tone.
Doring looked from the oats in surprise,
and repeated : "Assaulted my child aud
knocked him down ! Why, what do you
mean, neighbor Han ford V
"Just what I say. Did you not knock
the child over the plow V
"Why well no. He kind o' stum
bled and fell over it," doggedly replied
Doring. . "Do you go' against parental au
thority ? Ilavu't I a right to puniah my
own children V
"Certainly you have," responded Mr.
Hauford, "in a proper manner and a prop
er spirit, but not otherwise. Do you
thiuk that a father has a right to revenge
himself upon Lis child V
"Of course not ; but who's talking
about revenge V
"Well, friend Doring 'it me ask you
another . question. For what purpose
should a child be punished 1" '
"Why, to make it better, and to do it
good, of course," quickly answered Do
ring. "For any other V quietly asked Ilan
ford. "Well, no, not that 1 can think of just
now," replied Doring, thoughtfully.
"And now, my dear friend," kindly
continued Mr. Ilanford, "do you suppose
your treatment of your son a few momecU
ago did his any good, or has increased
his respect and affection for you ? The
boy, 1 venture to say, is utterly uncon
scious of having done any wrong, and yet
you suddenly assaulted him with anger
and violence, and gave him a beating
which no penitentiary convict caa bo sub
jected to without having the outrage in
quired into by a legislative committee. :
But let me tell you a long story. Yod
know my son Charles?"
The one that is preaching in Charles
town 7"
Yes; yon have profcaWy lotiet that
"I have noticed it," said Doring, "sad
asked him how it happened, and he told
me he got hurt when a boy."
" Ys," responded Mr. IlaDford with
emotion, "the dear boy would never b
made to eay that it was by his father's bru
tality. But listen," he continued, as te
saw Doring was about to speak. . "When
Charles was about the age of your sen
illiam he was one of the most active
and intelligent boys I had ever seen. I
was fond of him, ana especially of hs
physical beauty and progress. But unfoi
tunately I was cursed with an irritabb
and violent temper, and was in the hab't
of punishing my children under the influ
ence of passion and vengeance, instead of
from the dictates of reason, duty and en
lightened affection. One day Charles of
fended me by some boyish and trifling
misdemeanor, and I treated him almost
exactly as you treated your eon a few min
utes ago.: I struck him violently, and he
iell upon a pile of stones at his side, and
injured Lis left side so badly that the re
null waa hm waa oripplod fur Jtfr," Skid
Mr. Ilanford, in tones of deepest sorrow
and remorse, and covering his face with
his hands.
A period of oppressive tiilence followed.
which was at lart broken by Mr. Ilanford
"When I found tbat my boy did not
rise from the stones on which he had fall
en, I seised him by the arm and rudely
pulled him to his feet, and vraa about to
strike him again, when something that I
saw in his face,, in his look, arrested my
arm, and I asked him. if he was hurt."
"I am afraid that I am, pa," he mildly
answered, clinging to my arm for support.
"Where ?" I asked in great alarm, for
notwithstanding my brutality, I fairly
idolized the boy. .
"Here," he replied, laying his hand
upon his hip.
. "In silence I took him in my arms and
carried him to the. bed, from which he
ous boy that I had so cruelly struck down
on that pile of stones. , But after many
months he came forth, a pale, saddened
little fellow, hobbling on a crutch I"
Here Mr. Hauford broke down and
wept like a child, and the tears also rolled
down Doring's cheeks. When he resum
ed, Mr. Hauford said :
"This is a humiliating narrative, neigh
bor Doring, and I would cot have related
it to you had I not supposed that you
needed the lesson which it contains. It
is impossible for me to give you an ade
quate notion of the suffering that I have
undergone on account of my brutal rash
ness to my boy. But fortunately it has
been overruled to my good, and to that of
my family also. Tbe remedy, though ter
rible, was complete, and no other child of
mine has ever been punished by ire ex
cept wbeu I was in the full possession and
exercise of my best faculties, and when
my sense of duty has been chastened and
softened by reason and affection. I de
voted myself to poor Charley from the
time he left his bed, and we came to un
derstand one another as I think few fath
ers and sons ever do. The poor boy. nev
er blamed me for blighting so much hap
piness for him, and I sometimes tried to
think that his life has been made happier
on the whole than it would have been had
I not been taught my duty through his
sacrifice. &till, neighbor Doring, I should
be sorry to have you and your son Wil
liam pass through a similar ordeal."
"I trust that we shall not," emphati
cally and gravely responded Doring. "I
thank you for your story, friend Ilanford,
'and I shall try and profit by it."
And he did profit by it, and we hope
that every parent who is capable of stri
king his child in anger or petulance, that
reads this sketch from life, will profit by
19 A Colonel of one of the Bengal
regiments was recently complaining. at an
evening party, that from - the ignorance
and inattention of the officers, he was
obliged to do the whole duty of the regi
ment. Said he, "I am my own major,
my own captain, my own lieutenant, my
own ensign, my own sergeant, and"
"Your own trumpeter," said a. lady pres
ent. ,. . ;. . ,
MS" In anticipation of a visitation of
cholera, the Secretary of War has ordered
the suspension of sales of all Government
hospitals, that they may be in readiness
Bishop Wilmer, of Alabama, who . has
disgraced the Episcopal Church by pro
hibiting tie Episcopal Clerjry of his State
from repeating the set form' of prayer
"for the Jiesident of theUnited States,
I and all others in civil authority," on the
ground that he State is under military rule
has been mos righteously taught that the
Government it not to be tampered with,
by Maj. Genl Thomas commanding the
department. ' Gen. Thoma3 has order-
"That said Richard Wilmer, Bishop of
the Protestant Episcopal Church of the
Diocese of Alabama, and' the Protestant
Episcopal Clergy of said diocese be, and
they are hereby suspended from their
functions, and forbiden to preach or per
form divine service, and that their places
of worship be closed until such time as
said Bishop and Clergy show a sinceie
return to theii allegiance to the Govern
ment of the United States, and give evi
d oa loyal and patriotic spirit by
offering to resume the use ' of tbe prayer
for the President ot the United States
and all in oivil authority, and by taking
the amnesty oath prescribed by the Presi
dent. The prohibition shall continue in
each individual case until special applica
tion is made through the millitary chan
nels to these headquarters for : permission
to preach and perfoim decine service,
and until such application is approved at
these or superior headquarters. District
commanders are required to see that this
order is carried into effect."
Good for Gen. Thomas. There is not
a loyal Episcopalian in any part of the
United States thaV will not honor Gen.
Thomas for this prohibition. The House
of Bishops of the Episcopal Church in
the United States who recently admitted
Bishop'Vilmer into their" body, will
please make a note of hi.
The many who have to take the world
rough and tumble are prone to envy the
few who roll through it untolted, in cush
ioned vehicles oh patent spring. The toil
er as he stumbles through its thorny
thickets, and limps over its foot-blistering
gravel is apt no curse the ill luck that
placed him on such a hard road, and to
sigh for a' teat in one of the splendid
equipages that glide so smoothly over
Fortune's mecadamized turnpise. Born
with a pewter spoon in his mouth, he
covets the silver one which was the b'rth
gift of his do-nothing neighbor. The
more fool he. Occupation is the "imme
diate jewel" of life. It is true that riches
are no bar to exertion. Quite the reverso,
when their use are properly understood.-
But the discontented worker, who pines
for wealth without being willing to labor
for it, regards the idleness in vrhioh it
would enable him to live as the acme of
temporal happiness. He has no idea o'
money as a great motive power, to be
applied in enterprises that give healthful
employment to mind and body. All that
he desiresnis to live a feathe-bed life to
loaf luxuriously. We have no sympathy
with such sensuous longings. People
who indulge in them never acquire wealth.
They lack the energy to break their way
to the worldly independence cf which
they yearn and whine. : They don't know
how much more glorious it is to tear
affluence from opposing fate by main
strength of will and infixibility of pur
pose, than to receive it as a windfall.
There is infinitely more satisfaction in
conquering a fortune with brain and mu
sic, than was ever experienced by
"lucky heir" in obtaining the golden store
that some thriftier hand had accumulated.
ttf A good stoay is told of a promi.
nent New York banker and politician.
He is a somewhat passionate man and
consideraDie proiane. Unce ne bad a
confidential clerk at whom ie blazed
away one morning at a fearful rate. The
aan listened 1 quietly till Belmount got
through, and then he said he would not
stay and be sworn at though he was a
poor man. ' Belmount inquired what he
would remain for and let him say what he
pleased. After studying the matter over
a snort time the man said if ins salary
was increased from $2,500 to $4,000 he
would stand it ' "You shall have it,
d n you," said Belmount, and the
tradition goes that, ho not only gave the
man the money, trot nerer' curead him
. A man long noted for intemperate hab
its, was induced by Kev. John Abbott, to
sign the pledge "in his own way." which
he did in these words : "I do pledge my
self to drink no more intoxicating drinks
for one year." Few believed he eould
keep it, but near the end of the year he
again appeared at a temperance meeting,
without once having touched a drop. "Are
you not going to sign again ?" asked Mr.
Abbott; "Yes," he replied, "if I can do
it my own way," and accordingly he
wrote "I sign this pledgo for nine hun
dred and ninety-nine years, and if I live
till that time, I intend to take out a life
lease !" A few days after ho called upon
the tavern keeper, who welcomed him
to his' old haunt, "O, landlord," said he,
as if in pain, "I have such a lump on my
side!". "That's because you've stopped
drinking; you wont live long, if you
keep on," said the landlord. "Will drink
take the lump away ?" "Yes, and if you
don't drink you'll soon have a. lump on
tbe C'.hcr sido. Come let's drink togeth
er," and he poured out two glasses of
whisky. "I guess I wont drink," said
the former inebriate, "especially if keep
ing the p'edge will bring another lump,
for it isn't so very hard to bear, after all,'
and with this he drew out the lamp, a
roll of greenbacks, from his side pocket.
and walked off, leaving the landlord to his
own sad reflections.
m m mm t . . i
Ingenious Clock. There is now in
possession of, and manufactured - by Mr.
Colliugs, silversmith, of Gloucester, En
gland, a most ingenious piece of niachan-
ism an eight day clock, with dead beat
escapement maintaining power, chimes
the quarters, plays sixteen times, plays
three tunes in twelve hours, or will play
at any time required. The hands go
round as follows: One, once a minute
one, once an hour; one, once a year.
It shows the moon's age, the time of ris
ing and scattering of tbe eun, tbe times
of high and low water, half ebo and half
flood; and by a beaatiful contrivance,
there is a part which represents the Water
which rises and falls, lifting the ships at
high water tide as if it were in motion,
and, as it recedes, leaving these little automation-ships
dry on the sands. It
shows twelve signs of the rodiao ; it
strikes or not, as you may wish it ; it has
tbe equation table, showing the difTetence
of clock and sun every day in the year.
Every portion of the olook is cf beauti
ful workmanship.
Tbe Diad Come to Lifb. A singu
lar case has just come to light in the
Registers' Office of this county. A citi.
sen of North Heidlebcrg township, who
served during the war in Company B,
55th Penna. Volunteers, was reported
dead and buried. His supposed widow
drew his bounty money, and proceeded to
a legal settlement of his estato. lis left
a will, which was proved, and Letters
Testamentary issued to the Executor.
But, to the surprise of all parties, the
dead man returned home about ten days
ago, alive and well. Fortunately, matters
had not gone so far as to render his reap
pearance inconvenient to any one, so that
nothing was necessary but to revoke tbe
Letters Testamentary and withdraw the
will. A similar case, it is believed, has
never occurred in this county. Reading
A Gznious. An extraordinary genius
has been discovered in Ireland, in the
person of a lad sixteen years of age.
The lad has constructed, entirely unaided,
a piece of machinery in full motion, occu
pying a ground space of six or eight feet
square, and driven by a small water-wheel
about four feet in diamster. On a close
inspection it was found that various wheels,
cogs, cranks and spindles were entirely
wood; and were performing simultaneous
ly tt5 varied operations of pumping, churn
ing, hammering on the anvil, perpendicu
lar saw, diagonal and eircular saw, etc.,
but bo cleverly adapted to these respective
uses that the whole was driven with the
most perfect and easy motion by the water
wheel already alluded to. The lad is the
sou of a blaoksmith living in Knocksuth,
county Wicklow, and has never been ten
miles from home.
S9It is said that there was never but
one man who wasn't spoiled by being lion
ied. He was it Jew, and hia name was
pant!.' " ' '' ' "
Jfarmfr3 grparfnunf.
The farmer acdgardner now have hun
dreds of subjects on their hands, and the
days are short and fleeting, and as bid
Time is passing with rapidity end power,
every one must be diligent and complete
with him, with all their might.
Secur crops of every description, and
see that there is no wast after they art
in the celler, granary or barn, by animals,
vermin, heating mould, &o. Set that po
tatoes, bcets7carrots) turnips, apples pump
kins and squashes aie secured from the
frost. '
Cart out manure. This is a favorable
season to apply it as a top dressing to
grass lands. It should also be in readi
ness for early crops. ' When the manure
is removed from the barn yatd, put loam,
tufts, lo., into the yard to absorb the li
quid wannr, and- prevent waste ot th
soKcl parti. 1 ": ' : ;
' It is a well established faet, that ma
nure saved in a cellar is worth twice as
mceh as that thrown out and exposed to
the weather. Those who are so unfortu
nate is to have no barn cellar, can save
the liquid manure, and prevent much of
the waste of other parts, by having a
good supply of loam to threw on the floor,
and remove it as it becomes satured with
liquid manure. In this way a farmer
may nearly double the value of bis ma
nure. Keat cattle and horses, young and old,
should be housed, if not fed. They should
all be fed as the feed fails, that they may
not decline in flesh, then it will ecst much
less to winter them, and they will be
more proltable, for labor, beef, milk or
Secure buildings against the searching
winds and pelting storms of winter. A
single nail may save the Iocs of a board,
and even the destruction of a building,
for roofs of buildings Lave been blown off
by wind where oniy a single beard ws
wanting, or a window wa open.
Make ditches and drains to -prevent
plonghd lands from being washed.
Lands for early crops should be prepared
by manuring and plowing, and elevating
if necessary, that the water may run off,
tnd the land become dry, early in the
season. 1
Ploughing can often be done more con
veniently in Fall than i.n Spring. Teams
are strong at this season, and the weather
is cool. Most lands that are in a rough
state, are much- improved by Fall plough
ing, and exposure to the frost ; and the
exposure of land in ridges, dentroys many
insects. Mr. B. F. Cutter, Felham, New
Hampshire, shpwed us a very small patch
of tomatoe ploughed in the Spring, on
which there was a greater destruction of
plants by worms, than on ten time the ex
extant of land ploughed in the Fall. (Ye
have destroyed witch grass in a great
measure, by Fsll ploughing, placing it in
ridges. If it be laid over flat and smooth ;
the effect will be less , and if an early
snow remains all winter, the destruction
of grass roots will be less than in an opea
See that the fences around orchards are
good, as cattle prune tress very injudi
ciously, to say nothing of their having no
regard to the proper season for this busi
ness. Ex.
The season for buckwheat cakes has ar
rived. A writer in tho American Agri
culturist recommends the follow ing -sueth-od
for making cakes :
"Tbe finest, tenderest cakes can be
made b'y adding a little unbolted wheat
(or Graham) flour to the buckwheat.
Less than a quarter will do. Mix with
cold sour milk, or fresh (not sweet) but
termilk, which is best. The soda, (empty
ings are dispensed with) when put in
cold bUer, will not act satisfactorily.
Bake at once. The heat starts the effer
vescence, and as the paste rises it will
bake thus preventing it from falling.
Hence the culminating point of lightness
is attained, The batter rises snowy and
beautiful, and the pancake will swell to
almost undue dimensions, absolutely the
lightest and tenderest that can be baked,
ith not a touch of acid. More salt,
however, must be added than usual, to
counteract the too fresh taste when soda
alone is used. Thus the bother of empty
ings is ail dispensed with. Pancakes in
this way can be baked at sny time and on
the. shortest notice, W fcep our flour
mid, the Grahim with the bnchwhea,
in; art T Tt, AUJr,.
4K Utf .": ratfers'oB, Pa
for n should tber he a nee esV Iry fer them
gun' at all.:. . -;'!V .-