Juniata sentinel. (Mifflintown, Pa.) 1846-1873, December 06, 1865, Image 1

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Tbb JrsiaTa Pbstispl is published ery
Wednesday morning, on Main street, by
The SCBFCRIPTIOS PiUOK of the pepsr
will be TWO DULLARS per year in adrance,
and 92. SO if not paid within the year.
No paper 'discontinued until all ar
rearage! are patd exoept at the option of the t
Adtituio. The rates of ADVERTIS
ING are (or one square, of xioht lit.es or le-
one tima. 75 cente ; three, $1 60; and 50 ett-
for each aubiksquent insertion. Admin tr.
tor's, Etfcutor's and Auditor's Xoitf e, $ Vh1).
profesioca! and bnfj Cards, not eicef J-
ing 23 Hues, end including copy of paper.
00 per jc-tr. Mercbnn-.s airtrti-'tng
(cbanfeablr qaarnrlyj $ ii pr year, includ
. ing putier at ta!r Stores. oties lu reading
eoiuui;:, teo cects per Une.
Job Woa Tbe prices of. JOS WORK.
- for thirty Iii!!, ore eight .et. ; one-
ourtb, 2,00; ene-ba!f, fJ.CO; and iiiiinon-
al numbers, half pri and for I.a.nst i 2,U0
per qIre.
Jjnia:a County. Pa..
a Msiy s
aet souts of l-.-iJe sir
E. 0. Mi.WAKT.
M'Jiiintoaa, Juniata Co., I'a.,
Offen nis rrofssiuni iwtici' t" the puh
l:e. Ci:eciious aui a.l other bu1ns
reeie promrt atteotina. Oifine nret door
K'ortn of ljrti-ru's Stc-rr, aputair.
' Attorney at Lax
Will n-.teni to all rstcs 9?n)Mi t i:e
mi txc e.i -liiu rtreet, arainwwn, re.
inn v t i cm Mir
m fi'i".V., kte rrofe-.Ltitl -rir!i-cs to the
kyi'r:i:y hte profe-.Ltitl -rir!i-cs to
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rotnr.t aun::T-u eiea tr the t
rrjc';i n t-f aiaif sain.t the U-.nrerBmnt, f"
; ;n!n p" o:,-i?r tupii;. entr to
t : CSc. Mia S.rctit, sue i-cr South
f !-r..Jr't Hotel.
Pep't. SO. !-5.
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:xrziyroh. jcmata ca.,rx.
tit l:'a-n I
ne ruoa former. i
O i.e. rr-t-1 wak the vrorwicB J-iwt5 ou gwjd term! with hiuiMli, wd
rrsnrtly atunlei ii... Oet.'l, 'ffi.- I" geDer.il tL.ni:. keeping on pretty good
I t-ruis wi-.L those about biia. Ilewajuatur
lAK.IVCRCA-lilo.orPailer-on,;.,. fr(M.,0(j ey, fine solUier, ud
XJ 1 a., .res to iiif.r;n mi frien-.s uJ p-1 ? .. ... . " ... ,
rrcns &e bas reia.Te to tLe iiuusv on
Jlri j;e Street opposite Todl & Jordan's Store.
red lo the iiuase 00 t
The undersigned o.Tr his serice to the
eu'ilic as Vendue Crt-er aud Auctioneer. He
mi tiaj a rery rge eipeneoce, ni! f'-eis
nr.5 Jent tLst heckugite Mtifac;iuu te s'J
w'to may employ hiia. lie mwy he adiresscd
t Mil'ntown, or four.d at hts home in Fer
managh towne'nip. Orders nisy aiso te left
a Mr. WiU's Hotel.
Jan. '.
A U St 2 9 H fi-B'l&w
! k k , i , :r' V V
.a. pubuc of Juaiita eountr- hatiuir had a I
Jarga experience la the b'jsii;es fcf endue 1
ryiaj. he fe.s eoufident that he cau reuuer
gonerat saiiefaetioo. He can at ail tines be '
onsulied at his residence iaI.aUt.oa, Pa. !
-. Pk'iH'i -T t-i -T T V -ci u:--. : .-.i. .
Ang. 10, 1S06.
ri-HE nnderaianed will mobmIi' attend to
-a. the collection of claims agmnst either the ;
Fiats or ationl oovriimi,t, ivnsions, Itaok ;
J'ay, Bounty, x:ra Pay, and aii otfier eiaitas !
arming out or tue present or anj ;aer war, j
WlEinwa, Jurists CO., Pa. febl
religions I Pensions ! j
ons who intend applying for a Pension must
all on the Examining Hurgeon to know weth
wr their DiaahiHty xufficienl to entitle them
te a I'eneven. ' All ilTsnhled Soldiers will call
t&e nndereifrnecl who bas been appointed
aasion bxamimns; Burgeon for Juniata an j
ojoin.ng Louaues.
' ' . P. C. BCNDTO, M. D.,
Pattereen, Pa.
Denlnrst, Blmdncwi ana Catarrh,
a CREATED with the ntmoet succese. by Dr
ry f Leyden, Horiand,) 0 519 pjSE treet
Philadeipala. Testimonials from 'tbe most
reliable sources A the Ci,,ani C"".ry can
U seen at hts Office. The medical faculty are
Javited to accompany their patients, as he
as no secrets in his practice. ARTIFICIAL
rES, inserted without pain. No char
wade for examination. peb, 15. '65 -lr
our Stock bt Read W.H.ri.i.:.- v.,
ran Purchase ; El..;u".nd
Fi ,f'Wtfr.Men'nd Bo,.
' ttti ipottrn;
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tonr or lster the storms shall beat '
Orer my slumber from . head to feet
ffnonr or later the winds shall rare
In the loj grass abore my (rare.
T sfiatl not heed therh where lie,
Kothitig their ound shall signify,
Notlin; the headMone'e tm ef rain,'.;
Nothing to me the J ark day's pain. ...
Pnener or later tte gun ohall shine
With tender warmth en that mound of mine ;
ooner er later, in summer air.
Clover and riolet bioasvin there. ,
I haU not feel, in that deep-laid rest.
The heeted lipht fall OTer my breast,
Nnr eren ante in tlvose hidden hours
The wind-blown breath of the tossing ftowars
Fooner r.latar the eainlee nowt - -.
Sl.a'.l add their Jiush te my nuite repose; .
Sooner or later shall taint and shift, -
And heap my bed with theirdaziUng drift.
Chill thrisgb the froisn pall shall seem,--Tti
touch no colder can mats the dream
That rck i not the swt and aacred dread,
Shrouding the city of the dead.
Poonr or later the bee shall come
And nil the nooa wiih its polden hnnt;
Fooner tr later on half-panaed wins;
The blue -bird's wsrb'.e about me ring
Tttig and chirrap and whille with glee,
Hoiliinc his muio means to me:
Kcee of these beautiful (hinjfs ehslll know
llow soundly ineir isrer sleeps below.
Pooner or ls'er. far out in the nijrht.
The mar" shall over me winjr their flight ;
Sooner or ls'er ray darkling dewi -;
Catch the wiiita spaik in their sileut ooie.
5eer a ray esall part the gTonm
That wrr tne riv.in i in the kin lly tomb ;
J'eae shall be B-feet fir lip and brow,
Soor or later oh why B?t now ?
Our renietit lynt "StatioueJ at Mor
tiu's Ford. Our Colonel had been uhot
'? ,,ni!sf Serri,!f-' 8nd -T lieutf"
aut . culonel hagoue li-iuje sick: thi
eoiaajaQd deTo!veej upcn our ..y
nalus Was
Farewell. lie
was s Tuidale
to social tu
Hinci iCtpHDruo. -. .uo was a aimi-
bearled. ueneroun njsr. tiiooh trouoled
run a
tetcper that led Lim icta error at
' Major TwewenLadlUea ia coiraand
j tut -a, few aeeka, wten lie otineiudea to
jseud for Lis wite to come and ' stsy with
i bim throtrch the summer. ' lie hid c-ita
i t f.ittoKt Vn.l i.wnnif'k.irikii4 finsirtpra. and
I thsre wds !it-Je.daugt that the Iadiaua
would Qiale kuoilier attack. - , 7.:, ,
I w away. on a furaiug expedition
wiil-d Mrs. Fiirewe'l anise i, but return
ed on the following day, and wai in sea
son to attend the party which the "Major
giir oq the occasion..' The staff and liue
i i.fHr.Tj. i.nt Lpi.t awntf an dutv. . were all
r J J - - .
preut, and joy aud merriment ruled ttie
j j j
Mrs. Farew.l! wai younger than bar
husband a Landtiome, portly woman,
beariair hermlf with peculiar er. es and
I dignitv, without
auy enort at
assumed no
show or
: affection. She
reserve, but treated her guesU with kind
: nets and consideration, seeming ouly auz
' iuus that all should feel at bom. and en
jt)? themjeivew.- "
jn tnat f"a
r-off region tbe laws of total
abftinance were not .strictly adaereJ. tp ;
and on tEe present occasion we fot obiy
emptied many bottiss of wine, but sun
dry bottles of old bourbon were included
in the bill of fare. Towards midnight
the ladies withdrew, but the officers were
not quite ready to retire. Tbe Major
was in tbe bigbest spirits; and song aud
story, with flowing goblets, gave us occu
pation. " By end by, I proposed a tjasf,
"Mrs. Major Farewell," and it was drunk
with cheers.- . Why in tbe world the i-Ma-jor
shou'd bave taken offence I could
not comprehend ; but be did so, and in1
tircated that I bad better not make too
free with bis wife's name. ' j- ..
' Egad,", I replied,, without,, stopping
to weigh my words, "if you have your
handsome lady as sacred as that, ' Jon
ought not to have brought ber out here."
"Captain Willett," he, cried, rising to
his feet, "if yon breathe the lady's name
again, I'll kick you from my quarters!"
I bad started up from my seat, when
Lieutenant Walker, who was sitting by
my side, pulled me back. . ,
"Zounds !" be utter d, . in harried
whisper "don't say another word.
The old Major's mad, and he's a bit jealous
too. Can't yon see it V
A a WuIItaw annirp it fla.TlArl TlnTtn TT1A
thit Mr FnTw!l had been verv attentive
tt K,t- '.h bvi 5.-.ifJ with m ftror
" kla
five times, and bad promenaded with me
upon the-piana, ; . . ' ;
Uut I could not hear such language
as Major Faiewcll had addressed to me ;
and, in spite of rtiy friend's renionstrauoe
I retorted npoa him. V My blood was
heatad with whisky, aodarai bio moi for
the couiiuiyidiug officer at that time than
I would have cared for i drummer-boy.
' "By ,'sir !" I replied, with an
oath which I Deed not repeit here, "you
would hart fine time kickiig roe oat?
I'crhap3 you had better try itmowl": :r
The Major sprang at me aotcugLt me
by the collar. I thought at tie time that
he meaut to strike J.but I was stbsequent
ly eonrinced that he did ' not.: However,
1 struck him upon the cheek wife the flat
of my-hatd. , - . ; f : ..-:'
. 'With a bitting oath he drew a pistol
from his pocket; but, before he ciuld use
it, the Adjutant canght his arm, aid three
or four of my friends hurried m irom ,
the room, and lad me to my quarters. " .
On the following moruiiig 1 awoke Uh
anything hut a pleasant feeling : aud.
when I remembered what had transpired
during the previous night, I felt wretched
euougQ. i cursed' (jie wine cup aua, the
whiskey Lottie from the bottom of uiy
heart,' and inwardly resolved that I wjuld
touch the stuff no more. Still I was for
ced to take a stiff toddy to steady my
nerves; aiid, after I had dressed myself,
I sat down to a cup of coffee. I was thus
engaged when our adjutant, Mr. Uowr,
entered my quarters. I bade bim good,
moruiiig, and asked if he would not - take
some breakta.it with me. . , .
'Not now,"' said he, eliakiug bis head ;
"I bave called upon business.' Ah,: Cap.
tain ! this is a had affair ' l'oyou remem
ber ibat you struck tho Major last night T'
ies; I remember it very welt re
member it too well." ' :! ' ': -'' 1
"Ue expects you will make au ap'olugy,"
pursued the Adjutant. . . . i. .
- "Aud if I do not V
"TLiin you must fight htm." '
"You vcr prsweut, Bower, daricg the
entire tcenc V' ,r- . j -
"Yc:: v -! . .: .; ' '"
'Then I wish you to tell me tbe truth,
for I asu tree to coutena that my braiu was
ou a bit tf a whirl hut light. - First, did
l, lu my toast to .Mrs. Karrweil, tveblul
the least occafiou for ill feeling
"I could see noot. Captain : but you
lemeuiber that he had been drinking.
'Eia?tly: and in that we were even
And now, did he not, iu the. presence , of
the whole company, threaten to kick me
from his quarters V '- - -
'Yes." - - ' v',: '
,: "And did he not lay Lis bands upon
me bctore I struck bim ?" '
"I cannot be positive ; but I thiuk be
'Thn," taid I, drinking tbe last of
my cuffee, "I shall make uo apology.",'i
"You will remember, Captaiu,'' sug
gested Bower, "that the Major is a dead
shot, and that iu the bandling of the
sword he bas no superior." ':; : . -;.'
I cared nothing at all about that. I
knew tbe temper of our officers, aud I
knew that I should be held in light es
teem if I allowed the Major to back me
down. : " 1 ' ' '..s
Once more Bower asked me if I would
apologise. ., . ,. .
1 .told him empbaticaiiy-T- , .
"Then,'' be added. ' I have instructions
to deliver this note."
He handed sie an unsealed missive,'
which I found to be a challenge; and by
it I was informed that '4' Adjutant lower
was empowered to make all necessary ar
rangements. . .
After dwoer 1 at down alone to ar
range my affairs. I wrote several letters
which 1 scaled and inclosed in single
envelope, to be sent off by my cierk, in
case I should fall. My property I gave
into alker 6 charge, with instructions
bow to dispose of it. When matters had
been thus atrangcil, it was well t toward
evening; and, taking a light cane in my
hand. I walked out for a breath of fresh
'i Not far from tbe csimp was Morgan'
Falls a wild, romantic spot, where tbe
water of the river scrambled over a huge
bed of broken rocks , and toward this Spot
r bent mv steps. Just above the ; falls
was a bridge of logs, from which could
be obtained one of the grandest scenes
that ever blessed the cy. of an artist.
As I reached tbe summit tf an eminence
near the falls, I saw a woman and a child
standing upon th bridge.' I '- lost sight
of them for a time ; but, as 1 was emerg
ing from, the thioket, a sharp, . piercing
cry 01 agouy broice upoa my . ear.: . x
sprang to the .bridge, and there I taw the
woman alone... ,. '-"rTfT
be was -wringing her bands, t-iind
shrieking like af craay esture.' ' I 'was
not may seconds in comprehending the
truth. Below the bridge, floating 01 the
troubled waters, I saw tho child, its
spreading garments buoying it up; .and I
con. a near tne iioy thiub csmug
'' "Mammat Mamma !''-' 1.J-; - "!
' There was not a moment to lose. ' The
chill was kotne nearer to the fajhv near-'
er and nearer to iu death I It waa a fear-
1 ful risk me; for tho chances were that 1
' . 1 1 , .1 " . j I. : :'
s ti 0 u ! u oe laaen over into tuo Diauf,
boilins surge below the rocks. But. what
w risk to ice thsr ? If I 5Is Is
lib river, I should not stand in the way
of Maior Farewell s bullet. . 1 bad betr -,
ttr a thousand times give up my life thus
than throw it away w tne oust. ; x ne
woman aaw me, and appealed 'to me for
help ) but my coat was off before she bad
discovered me; tad in' a 'moment I was
in the water, striking out with all my
power: ; ' ' . ' '' :" : ' .' '
; The child was kilf way from the bridge
to the falls when I started ; but t swam
tapidly, and caugiU it just at the point
. . a a flel ' f
where tne waters began to eatner tor tne
plunge. ; It wai a girl not more
three or four yers old, with briht gold
en ringlets, large blue eyes,1 and a face
like a cherub. - Bhe clasped her little
arsis about my neck, and called me papa.
"O, papa! good papa ! don't let Kitty
go into the wicked place down there I"
- With all my might I held up tbe
child, aud struck for the shore; ' but it
was pot to he. : X bad beta drawn into
the swift current, . and . no mortal could
hate stood it i 3'he prospects of the mor
row took. from me all fears of the present,
and I Was more calm, us -oolieoted thaa
Vgbi mhervbe hare been.
At soon
at I realised (bat X must go over - tba
falls, I turned every thought to saving
tie child ; for tjven in those few short
oionieiitfl, the little darling ' had won
tiruugly aud ddeply upon my love.-;
, Nearer aud switi ;r l went, tne roar ot
tie mad watars growing louderland loader
uutii at leuglh the edge was reached.
Cose to my Uosou I bore tho child, shield
Lg it as, well , as I could ; and in a mo
neot more tuy eyes were olosed : beneath
the. boiling flood. ; l)own, down, around
Lite a top, then away over a bed of .smooth
recks ; aud uuttliy when I opened my eyes
I Mtr the- sliote not far off, and quickly
tiacuvered that ' I ' could stand upon my
Let, with 'my head out of the water. '
I reached the shore just as three or
(our soldiers came down the - mule patb ;
aud they helped ' me t-i a bed of uuea,
aud took tbe child from my arms.
Was the child safe ? ' . .!
They told me yes. 1 1 i.wked tn, sn 1
saw the cherub swiie ; and thea my 'oruia
w hit led, as it bad in the flood, and I sank
into the strong arms of one of my own
uMn, quite dizzy and f'aiut.
- TT boa I oaaie to myself, X was npin my
own bed, an 1 , Walker aud my orderly
"era by tty side. I started up and looked
around, atd was not long in remember
iu; wbat had happened. .My very first
inquiry, was for-ihe child that I had
saved. .:;--'--", j'- "
"The nurse tocS; it away," replied my
orderly, "sud it was alive aud well." J
"Whose child was it?" ' '. ;
But neither kuew. , .The woman who
had it in charge was a stranger, and aux
iety on my account, had prevented their
asking her many questions. '. . ;
It was not eight o'clock and I had been
in my quarters an hour. ' r'arese, leelin
quite sore ; and my left arm was so lame
I could not lift it. I took little warm
wine, and ate a little suppet, and abont
ten o'clotk I feltquite strong. , :
In the' morning I felt sore and stiff, and
was forced ti hang my arm in ii slin;.
Walker. - when he came, ' snggesred that
the duel be pot off ; but I would listen to no
such proposition 1 j .'J
At half past six we took our pistols,
and started tor the scene of action, which
was in a sealuded spot on the river, about
half a mile below the falls. I felt some
what fatigued when I reached the place,
and was forced . to call ' upon my second
for his whisker flask. In a little whiiti
the Major and. the Adjutant 'made their
appearance; an J I suggested to Walker
that I would like Yb' have the affair over
as soon as possible. I was growing'weak
ana snaky, tbough 1 aid not tell him,
Hi bail opened the pistol case, and was
taking out the weapont wbea Mr. Bower
approaebed us. , . '
"Gontlemen," said he, "Major Farewell
wishes to tpeak before we proceed any
farther.":!, p.j ... - , ' -'
"I am ready to listen, I rep'ied : "only
let it be as brief as possible.". . C
rrsnt,ly the Major came torwawl me.
"Caplain," bo said, with a preciptjble
tremulousness in bis tone, "I have chal-'
enged ton, and tbe arrangements 'are al
ready made. ! I will stand where I am and
you may fire at me V'.r I ' v :,'
"You mean we will exebarige shots V
said I. ' ',.,'..:.,, . -
0," he returned,' shaking bis head,
"I ctnnot fire at you 1"
"2at, sir, what means this 1" I cried in
amazement. . , .
. ,;"lJo you not know ?" h allied, seemingi
equa-ij aniazea. -. .; . ... ......
'. I aasurred him that I did not. ,
-' "You eared a human life; Jast nigbt ?"
"Yes : I saved ebertib." " '
1 "Do you enow whose ehorub it was ?"
: I told bim that! had not .the least
iuoa. . . , . , . i ,-.
Wftb a quick movement be advaceed.
and canght my band. ' '' -
"Captato Willett," be exclaimed, with
strong emotion,'nhat child was mine !
You may have ,your 6hot but I would
rather die a thousand deaths than lift my
hand against tbe preserver of my preoious
darling !"-
I' tried to mako 'some reply; but I
could cot speak oohercntiy. -1 had been
g ro-via j ""stiisr ii r4sir, ssi ny irj
was winding and the sound of rnsbirg
biattoe waters run" in my ear.
L Ah, the ordeal at the falls is im much
for him," I heard Walker
as La
caught me in bis arms.
"Captain ! . Captain I . Forgive me 1 I
was all to blame r' ' ' '
- So I heard the Major speak. I pressed
bis hand and tried to smile. - t.."f
I was sick for a long time j but t bad
the best and tenderest of nursing.
Mrs. Farewell was like' a mother -or a
1 )vin( sister to roe, and the bright eyed
cherub was my company. As she wound
her tiny arms around my neck, and press
ed bar warm lips to my bearded cheek,
she said that'' she ' loved me very much,
and that I must be ker "other papa." -
UL'AKE. . . .. .,,
" Tbe Sanfrancisco' corresponjent of tbe
Chieaso IriLune thus describes some of
the iuoidents of the earthquake in Cali-
IVruia 1 vctobori .fc i .: ti r, '.
... v was standing at tne tront. or . tiie
City Hall when the great shook came.
My feet were on an iron " grating in ths
sidewalk which lets light into the base
ment, and my first impressinn was that
the' grating was loos and that I was fatl-
; lug into tue cellar, d ust men 1 saw ev
J ust then I
! erybody running and heard the low
; moaning grumble of tbe earthquake. I
react e 1 the opposite si le of the street be
fore the second and heaviest shock came.,
and. looking up, saw tho tail stone wails
of the city ball swaying , and cracking,
bard tbe great fite bell strike from tbe
oseillation, and listened to the roar of fall
ing walls, plastering, glass, etc., all over
town, and the 'screams of woman and
children, with a feeliDg of sickness, and
I may say fear, whicb. I never before ex
perienced. "The City TJall building is badly dam
aged. The ; front walls ih)W but few
cracks, but at tie top the wall is so badly
ai.ruug as to lt the rafters out in ecverai
places. . The inner wails are tauiy crack
ed aud shattered, and large cracks appear
in the'rear wall, on tbe north east corner
near the area. . The cszillation of the
wall was o great as to cause the fire bell
to strike once quite distinctly. Until the
buildiug has been carefully examined by
architects, it is perhaps not worth oar
while to pass an opinion as to, its safety
atd the extent of the repairs which may
be necessary. -. .
"The earthquake oocurring daring sot
vice at ine various cnurcnea, u;ca were
all ciowded, was the occasion of consid
erable cscitemeDt among the conri-ga
tions, the greater portion of the edifices
beiag emptied immediately without acci
dent, which, consicenni; the number cf
females and children present, is a matter
of i ticere congratulation.
"The Bev. Mr. Crisis was preaching'to
bis U9Ubi congregation ot seofhng idlers,
ia Sacramento street, . near .Montgomery,
when the shoek was feit. Dropping bis
documents, he started on a foot race with
his congregation,' in a most undignified
manner,-' evidently under the impros.-iun
that what be- had been' blowing about
through So many years, bad come at last.
We reg'ret to say that be name back, re
covered bis papers, renewed bis attacks
on the clergy, and sales of the documents,
with redoubled energy,' to make up for
lost time. . ;i ' ' 1 ' '
"Ou Bush street, a lady who was en
gaged in washing an infant of very tend
er age, ran screaming into the street, iihe
stood on the sidewalk, for some time
swiiisrin't something in her hand which
at first, was taken for a dressed chicken
by the bystanders,' bat : which besran to
spcac ior useii in ianguage Which placed
it at once in tbe cateaory of a different
class "of animated nature. She was hold
ing it by the foot, bead downwards, and
had forgotten all about what she bad in
her hand." '
1 Kendall, formerly of the N. 0. Pica-
ywe, relate the following, which ooour
red in bis presence at Baden in Ger-
'At this juncture we were joined
by an English party,';when the subject
brought under discussion was bathing.
"I take a eold sponge bath every morn
ing when at home," said Jonn BulL ;:. ,
"So do I," retorted tbe Yankee. -
"Winter and summer," continued 'the
Englishman. ! ' '" s ' c
.."My system exactly," responded tbe
Yankee- . . 0j-'.; . . -
"Is your weather and water cold?"
queried John Bull.
-"Right chilly continued TJrotber
Jonathan. ... ' ; . . r . ,-
''How cold 77" inquired John.- r
4lSo cold that the water all freezes as I
pour it down my back, and rattles upoa
the floor in the shape of hail '"- respond
ed the Yankee, with the. same cunning
twinkle of the eye. . "Were you . ia , the
next room to me in America," he contin
ued, "aad eould bear me as I am taking
my sponge bath of a cold winter's morn
ing, you would think' I was jour:ng dry
beans down my back V '
The Englishman shrugged bis sbjul-
We bave . already made otic of
discourse by Rev. L. M. Glover, D. D.,
Jacksonville, IU., on tbe death. f Mr.' Ja
cob fatrawn, who was spoken or as "The
Great American Farmer," who died "at
Jacksonville,' 111., in August last. ' II s
biographer his recorded many excellent
characteristics of this "distinguished far
mer," who has met with great success fa
all his business operations, which is attri
butable eLiefly to the- following maxims,
which we oopy-ior tbe benefit-of those
farmers who are. somewhat tardy in per
forming tbe operations oi tbe farm : -
"When you wake do not roll over, but
roll out. it will give you time to ditch
all your sloughs, break tbem up, barrow
theui, and sow tbem with timothy aad red
clover. -- One bushel of clover to two busk
els of timothy is enough. -
. ."Make your fence high, tight and
strong, so that it will keep cattle and pigs
out. If you have bruit, make your lota
eecure, and keep your bogs from tbe cat
tle, for if the corn is cleau they will . eat
it better than if it is not.
"Be sure to get your bands to bed by
seveu o'clock ; they will rise early by the
force of circumstances. - I :
"Pay a hand, if he is a poor hand, all
you promise bim ; if be is a good band,
(ay him a little more; it will eacourage
mm to ao etui better.
"Always feed your hands as well as you
do yourself, for the laboring men are tho
bone and sinew of the world, and ought
to be well treated. , .
"I am satisfied that getting up early,
industry, aud regular habits are the best
medicines ever prescribed lor health. "
"When it comes rainy, bad weather, so
that you cannot work out of doors, cut
aud tplit your wood.
"Make your tracks when it rains bard,
cleaning your stables, or fixing something
whicb you would have to stop the plow
for and fx in good weather, v
. "Make your tracks, fixing your fauce or
a gate that is oil the hingas, or weather
boardiug your barn where tbe wind bas
blown off the siding, or patching the roof,
of your house r barn. ' '"- '
"Study your interests closely, and don't
spend any time in electing Presidents,
Senators, and other t-na'd officers, or talk
of hard times when spending your time
iu town: whittling on store boxes, etc.
"Take your time aad make your calcu
lations ; don't do things in hurry, but
do them at tbe right time, and keep your
mind as well as your body employed."
It is often tbe ease that' worn out srti
oies lie about the premises for years with
out being of any use whatever but whiou
one dislikes to destroy. We occasionally
see a good deal of ingenuity displayed in
converting these to some Taluable pur
pose. : ' , . ' ' ' ' '
Around gristmills may frequently be
seen the worn out stones which bave been
there for years. We saw a man take one
of these and place it where he wanted to
set a cedar post in a bad spot. He set the
pot in tbe centre of the stone and it forms
a permanent foundation, and ' renders tbe
post less likely to be moved by frost.
Split in twain they make good door steps.
Steel hoops which are always under the
foot, may be used for tying up grape vines ;
jwua hare recommended their use for
trailing vines, but nobody would like tho
looks of them there. ' : . . ,
A wooden chair, minus I-s legs, nailed
on to a block 'of wood, makes a capital
milking stool. It can ba turaed down
without being wet or soiled. -
Old barrel hoops, which often get more
kicks than blessings, make good trellis far
tomatoes by nailing two of them to a stake
a foot apart, on each side of the plant. '
Jraint ke" are excellent lor keeping
soft soap in small quantities. ' :
Good Hied barn door truces, screwed
00 to tbe end of a heavy gate, will save a
good deal of lifting, and render it capable
of being opened and shut by any child.
We have seen a wooden truck answer
good purpose. -; , . .
Thus every farmer who reads this arti
cle can add to its value by suggesting
some use for some other useless things.
Ohio Farmer. ' " ' 1
Baked ArPLB PrjDDi.vn. There is
nothing more palatable and healthful than
cooked apples when properly done and
served. Tbe apple crop aot being very
abundant tbU year, all who desire eanool
indulge in the luxury. Tbe fallowing re
ceipt for baked apple pudding we know to
be excellent Two ouacet cf butter, quarter
pound powdered white sugar, quarter
pound boiled apples, the yolk of three egga,
the whites of two eggs, the rind and juice
of one lemon ; mix the whole well togeth
er, and bake it in a puff paste one hour.
r l , s 1 - 1
Coir Cae ro .. Bmaast. Mix
at night, one quart of com meal with wa
ter enoueh to make a tbin batter, adding
a tablaspoonful of yeast, and salt to suit
the taste, la tne morniDg stir in tw
eggs and a small teaspeosful ot soda, and
wuh a spoon beat it long and : hard r
Butter a, tin pac, poac tfca ta;xture iaia
and bake-Tame-vtataty aoout ummm