Juniata sentinel. (Mifflintown, Pa.) 1846-1873, July 18, 1866, Image 1

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13. If. WISLSOV,
VOLUME A A', Y0 15.
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MiiSintaxn, Jutiiita ConniT. Pa.. Office
ea .Main street South of linage sir et.
Jliljtiutoirn. Juniotn d.,
(lifers his professional services to the pub
lic. Collections and nil other business will
receive prompt attention. (Mice tirst door
North of Bciford State, (upstairs.)
Attorney at L'tiv,
1 u..
"V;ll attend to nil lislnei entrnrff l lo Lis
Care. O'Sce oa M.iin .Street, 3!iKi:i:ton, l a.
gittorneu-nt-j. ;uu,
CAfl'EIiS b' professional fervires to tlie
pu' Iie. Prompt tttipiition :v.n to tlie
9 -ilectitm? hii-1 all t.tln-i lui'iii;? seatinstf-d to t
h .s ea, .-liri-tf-.-tepi.
lb. l-.H leil..ns' Hail.
J. 1. llH.I.lii KV,
f?lhcc in the 0J1 Fellow' Hail, DiiJge street.
iassj conuectel witb the yi'ifessiou
promptly attende 1 to. Oct. IS, 'tlo.
!J. I. C. P.l XWI(),prPi!f(crw(!i,
IV. wih1! to int'oriu Lis friends and pa
tron? that be bas removed to tbe Lottie on
Itri lt:e t: eet opposite To.iJ i Jordan's ijtore.
The nndcrsiirne 1 otters his Fcrvices to the
p-.tlilic as endue ryer an I Anetionecr. lie
lias bad a very large experience, and feels
cnlidtm that he can give saiisfactbrn to H !
at MitilintOKii, or found at his home in Per
nmiiagli township, tli'leia u.iy also be lef;
at Mr. Will's Hotel.
Jan. U5. If ol. WILLIAM GIVEX.
eR,f",. ,!"u- . " " " "".-"'
h J V ilil !S & Uii
I KFEC!FL'LL otlers bis teiviecsto met
LV. public of Juniata county. Having bad a
l.:rc experience in the b'tsiiiess of endue
Ctyinjr, be feels conli b;iit that be can render
general satisfaction. He can at all times be
Consulted at his residence in .Miiliiotown, Pa.
Aug. 10, leiio.
rpilE undersigned will promptly attend to
.1. ttie collpcttou ot claims against either tbe
fctate or National tjoveruuicut, Pension, Hack
Pay, liounty, Litrn Pay, and all other claims
arising out ol the present or auy other war,
Mifflintown, Juniata Co., Pa. lebl
Tt'iisious ! Pensions !
sons who intend applying for a Pension must
call on the LxRininiug Su.geou to know weth
er their Disability is sufficient to entitle them
to Pension. All disabled Soldiers will call
m the uti'lerBigned who has been appoiuted
Pension Examining Surgeon for Juuiala and
aljaiu.og Counties.
T. C. RUXPIO, M. D.,
Patterson, Pa.
Dec. 9, 13.-tf.
SltUICil. CiKM.
DU. ?. . K.V.Ml'FF.R, (late army sur
geon) having located in Patterson tend
rs bis professional services to the citizens of
tdi. rlace and surrounding country.
Pr having had eight years experience .
iu hospital, general, and army practice, feel,)
pwFaid to request a trial from those who
wiay be so uoXonunate as to neea memcal at-
.. .a i
l,liu.ucr. I
He wiK be found at tbe briclt building op-1
yositethe-SrsTi3ELOrrtCK,"orathis resi-
in th, Karon f Patwrso... at alt .
hours, exeept when prjfcsabuaiiy cngagid.
July 2- lSt;5.-tf.
LAME stack of Q-iemsware. LViarware
- sii-S i Tr.b ila-ter Bowls. Kuakat ,
.wvi. 8a-.ir.'!i. tlorw junit!. &-, ft
I nftei Sunday, May 2ti, 18Mi. Passenirtrl
Train will leave Miltiin Station as'foilow 3 : ,
Local Accommodat'ii... 7.05 P.M. J
Philadelphia Express.. 12,4 1 P. M
Fast Line 6.4 1. A.M. 1
Cincinnati Express 6.2U, 1. M.
Day Expre.-s 11,31, A. M.
Way Passenger 10,U7, A. M,
Ne.v Vort Express 5,54 A. M.
lay Kxprcss 3 oS. P. M.
lialriuiore Express o.JV.), A. M.
Philadelphia Express... 5.U'J, A. M.
1'a.st J.ine i.;J, P. M.
Matl TratQ 4.:JS, P. M.
Einigratit Tiato 0.47, A. M.
Juiu 1 th, 18Go.
J tlie iNorth unit Not tli-V'et for i'htlti'lrt
t'hia. J'or-, u'?niii,yt 'i-tt?(I'i; Tnmuqa,
Azh' tivt, i.fbinon, Atttnrotn, t'orron, 1c. AC
. T rHin- leave liirritlntr- tor AVar York, as
f.-iih.wsv. Ai o.iin. and 0,fo i. M., and
1') am! 15 1'. M., rrivitig at A'tw York at
ii.lOand lit.i"! A. M., and ii. Il and ln,:J5 V
outiecting with mmilar 1 talus on the
i'tun -ylturttfi ii'utfrvtid; sleeping Curs accotu
psnjiug lae 3,tU au'i O.IIJ 1' 31 trains witlioui
Leave ILinhJ-unj fur Kwfiy, rottmlif.
'iamtiqua MintrsvtUe. Ashiun'i, I'xnr Grove, At
'.fnfounuhd Vtiitwe!phia. at 8, 1U A. M. and
'Z. 10 and 4,10 1' 31, stopping at Lebanon and
nil ll'jy Sialiom ; t be 4, lo 1 M Tr.ii.i making
no ce connections for I nt'tviW' nor VhiWdel
plifj. For l'o:ttmUe. Scl:u;ikiU AiMatnl tl
f'Hni via Schutlctil and ':i.eiita liatiroui
lenve HarruOurg at 3.20 F H.
lletuinin : Leave AVir i'ori- at 7,00 A SI.
li.oij .Suou and 8,IMJ I" 31, I'hiladtljjhia at ,;."
A 31. ana o.dii 1' 31 ; Voutedle at KJJO A 31 vo
Z,4 j V 31; li,(M and 11,15 A M, and
1,( 0 r 31 : Td.Tnu!! at l,45 A. ii, ai-d l,iu
aui S.-:5 I" 31.
Leave J'otuiL'l for lla.rrkburJ. via .Stjr'-
and tiU'iUri'iiina hail Jiuad, at a. m
.taa'i'.y Acrummttfiiiiwn from: Leaves A-rttt-
at 0 HO A. 31., returuiug froui l'inii.W
..via at no r. .u.
t Hiti'H'is ti-tf.roii t lrins leave Ifadttr at
0 45 A 31 mid ti 15 l 31 for iSphrata. Luiz
Laiicas'e'', Ci-'.itM&K!. c.
(In Mind .i s: Leave AVw-J'ori at 8 I'fi
P M 7..'..-r,Afrt K i I'll l lvr..j. I
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Jit.-ri, 'j, ij, t.cd 10 5J A. 31., for Xcw-Yviii.
aud 4.1o p ut. tur I'liiliidelphia.
Comihuiittiott. JUtUtsyf. Sttieop, School anu
kxcursititi TfktU to and front all points, at ie
dueed Kates.
li'ijjinje ebeclted through : SO pounds al
lowed each Pasaeuger.
fi. A.
(wnirril S'ipcTtnundfiA.
REiniso, Pa. Xov U7, T,6 if.
riiiladt'Ipliia and Eric Hail Road-
H IS Great Line traverses the Northern and
JL Northwest v,imtjcs of Pennsylvania to
the eify id' h'ne. tin Lake Krie.
li has hceti leased and is operated by the
Pesssvham. Hail Uoaii Compasv.
'time or passksceb tkins at h AUStsDuna.
i;,.;c yin Train
irih j;xt,rC!.s Train
I.iunra Express Train
.:n a. i
S,3j a. n.
1,1- P. at.
' Erie Mail Train .00 . M.
Erie Express Train r. M.
l-'luiira Express Train i,.' J r. m.
J Passenger cars ru i through on ttie Erie
! 3Iail and Express Trains wittioul change both
ways be'ween Philadelphia aud Erie.
Leave New Vork at jyJJ a. m.. arrire at Eric
at Z :S a. m.
Leave. Erie at P. M., arrive at Xcw York
p. m.
Elegant sleeping cars on all night trains.
i 1. 1 ..pti, i i. it, rn.iiuplimr li.,,4ilifrtr lltlill.
ncss niiMlv at tbe corner of 3oth aud .Market '
streets, I'biladelpbia.
And for freight business of the Company's
agents :
S. 11. Kingston, Jr., corner of liilh and
Market si reels, Philadelphia.
J. W. lleynulds, Eric.
Wra. Urowu, Agent, X. C. R. U., Baltimore.
11. 11. IIOCSTON,
Ger.erul Freight Agent, Philadelphia.
H. W. tiWINXttl,
General Ticket Agent, Philadelphia.
General Superintendent, Wiiliaiusport.
Teb 14, 'ijtMf.
Leaves Perrysville .Monday, Wednesday and
Friday at 0 o'clock, a. ni., aud arrives at Con
cord at 4 o'clock, p. ji.
Leaves Concoid Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday at 5 o'clock, a. in., and arrives at
Perrysville at 3 o'clock, p. m., in time lor
the trains going East and We9t.
.Stages will leave .Mitilin Station as follows.
Leaves .Mirtlin Station on Saturday, at 'i a.
in. and returns on .Monday; leaves Tuerday at
JJ m- tt"u returna oa Wednesday ; leaves
Thursday at 0 a, m.
&S" e "'film station for Acade-
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morninir in tune for tbe East ami West tra ns. :
, i
"KR"gc nd packages of all kinds are tak- J
en 'n charge and proiuptly delivered at mod-1
"'e Ciarges. Hie siages on the above rou-1
.so ur i ii owe ir. it ita unoer ine-
cuare ot cotupe'ent anu experiencca drivers,
cca arivers.
The proprietor hopes, by sirictand person- :
al atteuuon to business to merit a lair Bhare
of publio patron ipo.
- Jfflftl portrj.
May hooting owls, and wliiizing bats,
And howling dogs, and spitting cats.
And hutnltle bee?, and stinking goats,
And rattleenakts and Norway rats
Feed on bia liver, gnaw his beela,
And tickle every nerve tii.it feels,
Wuiie liitle demons pinch his nose,
And weasels nibble at In Toes,
31 ay every enp uiice filled with bliss,
And all tbe joy of life's dread wasie
Trove Liead Sea apples to his taste.
May paliid tear sit on bis will's,
And Libby"s ghosts lilt Ibrouirh his halls.
Mayuigbttuarcs rob hiui of his rest,
lhs pillow bo a bornei's net
And till his soliest leutber bed
Witb poi-cn'iues ativc and dead.
May -gray backs'" be bis Constant care,
And "buraiaek" petrified his fare'.
May tootbacbe make his '-dander ril "'
Aul twinge bis nerves with "rheuoiatii."
M y yellow jackets build their nest '
Witbiu the lining of his Test ;
la sbort, may everything cnu5pire
To fill his tuoutb n.tb coals of fire!
And wtien earth's every stinging t?art
Has pierced the craven traitor's heart,
Consign him to Cimmetiau ponds
And bniil him with Contederaie bonds
Where dead men's skulls with ghastly-grins
Remind the traitor of bis sins,
And scorpions crawl aud adders hiss
Throughout the deep, dai k, dread abyss;
Wbere alligaiora clcare the spheres
Aud crocodiles shed burning tears,
And woodpiles full of niters" rise
Like sal.le gliosis before bis eyes
There may the doomed wretch evr dwell,
Itebolding Heaven, but feeling b 11 '
yitscrl!;t:ifOiis iwiia?.
When rebel catitiMU fired upou the Sig
I of our Country at Fort Suinpter, on tiie
i l.'th, 15th aud 1 1 : h dys of Ajril. lS'Jl,
tlitn. f.re wa4 a tdain fai tuor iti V.wl.
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. . .
,(ir .111,1 ..iinln in Ihw Sru l.'u
v.----,, ..
served his country with distinction iu
Mexico, had been honored with distin
guishud position in California, had been
Governor of Kansas, au l he had retired
to the bhades ot private life, and amid
the fpui.'t tranap-tiiity of the country, sur
rounded by au iinrestitig family, he
lived like the nuble Cineiunatus of Koine,
hanpy aud couteuled. Hut when the
eutmies oi free government sought to
pull dowu this graud ol, temple ol free
dom, and treason threateueJ to destroy
ihc nation, then John W. Geary, like
the gallaut old Putnam of the revolution,
left his plow stamiiog in the furrow, aad
hurried away to the battle e!d, lo defend
his country 's honor. Within tbe brief
space of ten days he disposed of all his
property, moved his family to Philadel
phia, aud reported hiuistif to Governor
Curtiu for duty ! A3 soon as authority
could be obtained for the raising of three
years troops he begau to recruit the 28;h
l'ctiu'a. Volunteers, and iu a brief time
he raised this regimen: at his own expense
He then wcut duivn to the front mid rt
mattieu there uutil 'he wa.r closed.
Ou the 21iU ol September, 1861. be
had a fitit with the rebels at Point of
Rocks, Va , and beat tLeu ; aud
OD thb oO'h of the same month, Gen.
Geary, Tthcu Col. beat the Confederates
at iieilin. On the lGib of Oetober, he
crossed the Potomac at Harper's Ferry,
and captured 21.000 bushels of wheat
stored in a mill at that place. lie also
bad a fight wiih the enemy and was vic
torious. On the ihh day of August,
1862, was fought the battle of Cedar
Mountain, iu which Gen. Geary received
that terrible wound in the left urai,
! which has rendered it almost entirely
useless since. Gen Geary then returned
home aud remained a few weeks, aud
reported again tor duty at the battle ol
Autietani, ou the 17th ot Sej tember,
beinj absent uulj one month and nine
days. Ou the 2i uf December, Gen.
Geary fought the battle of Cbariestou,
aud deleated the enemy. Ou the next
day he advauced to Winchester aud de
manded the surreudci of that place.
Major Myers iu commaud, replied that
I he would evacuate the town ia oue hour,
, , . .
a" tlun 'or t'lt ''"le
to allow Don
couibataut8 to retire. This Gun. Geary
.. , . , surrendered
relUM.il, and tne place was suireudertd
uuOOUUlliouany. on Aeceuioer xliu,
. ...i....,..i .. i i
Meu' J J""ul'11' UP"U auu VCU-
Ueesourg. lie also too part as tue Dat-
tlc of f redencksburg, December 13ib.
Qen. Geary wits at the battle of CLse-
ccllorville, and was wounded. Id the
feattul Latti of Gettysburp, fought on
the ist, 2nd and Sd days of July, O'eD.
Geary bore a c'ocspiciona part, aud his
division killed and wounded SEVEN
These are some of the exploits in which
Gen. Geary tooh part, while belonging to
the army of the East. Of his services
in the Sou h west, it is not our purpose
to speak now. Thiuk of these terrible
Oiihts, Cedar Mountain, Fredericksburg,
Chauceiiorville ami Gettysburg, They
were regarded at thut time as beiuj:
anionjr the greatest battle? in history.
That Gen. Geary tvas twice wounded,
once in the arm and in the riht breatt.
shows that lie w;ts truly at the frrnt ut
the post oj danger. Not ou'y did Gen
Geary go to -ht the battles of his Coun
try, but he tiHik wiih hiui his two sons
one of them, the eldest, fell beside his
gnu in the terrific struggle of Wauhat
riio." Aud yet, iuod calliog tbeniielves
huuorable stand up to tiaduce the char,
apter of this gallaut officer. They speak
fi ppantly and lightly of his patriotic
Services. Tlicy sueer at bis bravery.
ATTEST 1113 DuAVJiitV?
No man can say he is a coward. No
man can say that he did not lo his whole
duy. It cannot be charged that he was
away from his post. His name and ex
ploits are written upon the page of his
tory with his owu good sword, and cl
umpy can neither obliterate them Dor
oim their lustre. Had it not Lcea for
his valor at Gettysburg, York niijjit
have shared the fate of Chambershurg.
an the Capital of our State fallen iuro
the hands of Jx.e. The people of South
em i cniisyivama, owe a debt of grati
tudo to Geo. Geary which no ino-ied
consideration can ever repay. Let these
nien who are seeking to underrate his
servioc. who deny- his VraYcry, " who
neerathis bright record witu a cloud
of calumny, who hesitate not to asppn e
bis private character, remember thst the
services he rendered his connlry in her
hour of peril will never be forgotten by
a generous people.
As the "White Star" was the symbol
of victory when borne by the victorious
legiun.s of Geary, so vurely shall he retain
those honors purchased upon the fields of
glory. The men who would rob hint ot
his hard earned fame, who are seeking to
blast the reputation and blacken the
character of one ot our most illustrious
soldiers, cannot be regarded as the friend.
of liberty or onr country. All honor ti
the gallant soldier, and shame upon the
mau who would decry bis valor, tarnish
his honor, or try to reb him of the lau
rels id renown. York True Ptmocrat
The Albany Kniiknbockrr is respnti
ble for the to'lowins : One of tlio most
I remarkable cases that has ever come tin
der the observation of our medical fra
ternity has just transpired at. the resi
dence of a young man named Abriel,
who resides oa First street, J rbor Hill.
Mr. A. is a rcitirncd soldier. He has
been home something less than a year.
When he came home he was sufi'eriug
from a niinie bj'l wound through the
fleshy part of his right arm. It became
so bad that the attending physician talk
ed seriously of amputation. This work
ed seriously on the mind of his young
wife (he had but a short time p-eviously
got married ) She cared fur and dressed
the arm regularly, and paid every atten
tion to it, not wishing to see her husband
with only one arm. This was some eiltt
or-uiue mouth's ago. Under the kiud
care of the wife, whose whole attcutioo
was absorbed in the thought of a oue
aisaed husband, the wound got well, and
the arm was saved Now for the setjuel.
1 be other day the wife of Mr. Abriel
gave birth to a child who had one well
developed arm, but the other was a
btutup, similar to ouc whtc-li the poor
wile's mind was impiessed with at the
time the surgeons were talking of taking
off her husband's. Atiipuialiou could
not have produced a more beautiful stump
aud what is more, the FCar of the bullet
hole, so visible on the lather's arm, was
as visible ou the child's arm, at the base
of the stump, as if really inflicted by a
ball. '1 his is the most remarkable case
of ''child-mark" ever fnown. It has at-
tracted the atteution of all our leading
physiciuus and turocous. The ch.ld is a
beaitny and beautiful 01.0, perfect in every j
respect, eave be absaacs al tbe arte re
ferred ti.
Soldiers, we wish to propose few plain
questions for your consideration. hen
you went forth to fight, did yon think
the South was wrong ? The Democrats
said then, and say now, that the South
was not wrong. Did you then believe
Jefferson Davis to Le a traitor ? Seven
Demoeratie Congressmen from this State
said that he is not. Did you believe ihst
a man who volunteered to serve his coun-
try bad no right to vote so lung as he was
in the fielJ 1 The Democracy held that
you bad no right to vote in tho field. Do
you think that all your officers were un
true men who would tty to deceive you ?
The Democratic party said so, and this
was the argument they used, why yon
should not vote. Did you not culist in
your country's service font pure motive ?
If so, do you think the Deinoctatic party
was justified in calling you ''Lincoln hire
lings," "mercenaries," So f Daytro think
a mart who skulked off into Canada to
avoid a draft, or deserted from the army
and left you to do not only your own work,
but to bear the burden which he should
have borne, is just a honorable as you,
who have done your whole duty ? The
Democratic party say that desertion is no
crime. If that is so, then fighting brave
ly can be no houor ! Do you think that
you fought to destroy tbe country ? The
Demoeratie party said you did.
Do you think tbe war was a failure ?
The Democratic party said it was, without
a dissenting voice. Do you think Mr.
Clyuier is a true friend of the soldier ?
If so, why do you so believe? Did he
not denounce the cause for which you
fought ? If he did, he said to you that
you either were bad men, fighting for a
bod cause, or else you were so ignorant
that you did net know what you were do
ing 7 Did he not vole against increasing
your pay ? Did he not vote against tiv
itii; tlie thanks of the people of Pennsyl
vania tj General Grant for his splendid
victories ? Did he ever do anything to
lr-fil a soldier ? If -o, what teas it t
Did he ever tprak a kind tcord for a tol
ditr? Ifgo,u Jicn and ickcre ? If be
opposed yo'J and your interests when away
in the ILIJ, do you think he can possibly
be your friend now ? If so, why ? How
then can any true soldier, ot the friend ot
a soldier support him for Goveinor ? He
has never favored you, how can you sup
port him ?
Soldiers, think of these things, and
when you have answered all these rpucs
tions, yon mast be convinced as to which
of the two candidates is more c'osely alli
ed to your interests, and will best serve
you. York 1 rue Democrat.
Barely have we heard a better story or
a better told story, than this, from a rev
crned gentleman in Missouri ;
The life of a preacher, in a new coun
try, from a secular point of view, is
hardly as smooth and free from difficulty
as a position :u more cultivated and
popular communities usually appears to
be. Tbe teoiile are thinly scattered here
I .,..1 t'tinrn rnonoi'H in dilTerCIlt nUIStlitS.
though cbiefiy agricultural. Being col
lected from nil parts of the older States,
and gathered from every clasa of society,
they meet upon the same common grouud
upou tern. s of easy fauiiliarty. People
who live in a new country generally have
a pretty hard time ot it. They live a
sort of "rough ai.d tumble lift," wearing
out their best efforts in a struggle for ex
istencc. Under these circumstances the
material eotactimes absorbs completely
the spiritual, and tbe people not unfre
quently "get so far behind" with the
preacher, they bave to be powerfully
Btirei up" from tbe pulpit.
On oue occasion we had a visit from
tbe presidio elder of our district, at one
of our quarterly meetings. We had not
paid our preacher "uary dime," as the
boys say, and we expected a tchortr from
the elder.
Well, we were not disaj pointed.
preached us a moving discourse from
tbe text "'owe no man anything." At tbe
close of the sern.00 he came at oucu to
the subject ia hand.
"Brother," said he, "have you paid
jjruttorJ any thing thi3 year? Noth-
' :n at all, I uuderstaud. Will, now.your
L.w , Jive on air, and you oust
' nn that' the idea. He
r . . ... ; -- ti.
7fla7-v &V.3& aai
have it. StewarJ, we'll take up a col
lection now."
Hera some of tie audience near tlie
door began to slide. ' ; .
'Don't run ! don't run i" exclaijied the
elder, "Seward, lock that door and fetch
nie the key 1" he continued, coming dowt
ont of the pulpit and taking his seat by
j the stand table in front.
j Tbe Steward locked the (Joor, and" then
j deposited the key on the table by tbe
side of the elder.
"Now, steward said he, "go round witt
yoar fast. ' I must have twenty five dol
lars ont of this crowd before one of yon
leaves the house."
Here was a "fix." The congregation
were ail aback. The old folks looked as
tonished, the young foiks littered. The
steward gravely proceeded in the db
chirne of bis official auties.
The hat was passed around, anrf at
length deposited on the elder's table.
Tbs eldr poured "funds" On', tbe table',
atA counted tbe amount.
'Three dollars and a balf ! A slow
start brethren ! Go round again stew
ard." We must pull up a beap stronger
than that!" e
Around went the steward with bis Iia
again, and finally pulled up at Le eldei's
"Nine dollars and three quarters. Not
enough yet. Go round again, steward.
Around goes the steward a third time.
"Twelve dollars and a half. Mighty
slow brethren ! "Fraid your dinners will
all get cold before you get home to cat
them. Go round ffcain steward
By this time the audience began to get
fidgetty. They evidently thought the
joke wa getting to be serious. But the
elder was relentless. A?ain and azaia
circulated the indefatigable bat, and
slowly but surely, the pile cu the labia
swelled to the requisite amount.
"Twenty tour dollars and a balf!
Only lack balf a dollar 1 Go round
again steward !"
Jast then there was a tap on tbe win
dow on the outside a hand thrust in hold
ing a half dollar between the thumb and
finger, and a yonog man outside, exclaim
ed: "Here, parson, here's your money
let my gol oat o there. I'm tired cf
waiting for her !'
"It was the last hair that broke (he
camel's back ;'' and tbe preacher could
exclaim in the language of Ike Tattle,
"Tbts'ere mrsct'es done."
Nearly half a century ago, when a
coach ran daily between Glasgow and
Greenock, by Paislsy, on a forenoon,
wh;n a little past Bishopton, a lady in a
coach noticed a boy walking barefooted,
seemingly tired and struggling, with ten
der feel. She desired tbe coachman to
take him up and give him a scat and sbe
would pay for it. When they arrived at
tl.c inn in Greenock, she inquired ot tbe
boy what bis object was ia coming there.
II.; said he wished to be 2 sailor, ami
hoped some 01 the captains would engage
She gave hint half a crown, wislied
hiui success, aud charged bim to behave
Twenty years after this the coach was
returning to Glasgow in tbe afternoon, on
the same road. When near B"sbopfon, a
sea captain observed an old widow lady
on the ro?d, walking very slowly, fatigued
and weary. He ordered t''e coachman to
put her iu the coach, as there jras an emp
ty Feat aud he would pay for her.
Immediately after, when changing bor
ses at Btshopton, the passengers wre saun
tering about, except the captain and the
old lady who remained in the coach.
The lady thanked bim for hU kindly feel
ing towards her as she was now unable to
pay for a seat. To which the captain re
plied :
"I have always sympathy for weary pe
destrians, since I myself was in that state
when a boy, twenty years ago, near this
place, when a tender-hearted lady ordered
the coachman to take mo up, and paid for
my sat."
"Well do I remember tbat incident,"
aid she. "I am tbat lady, but my lot in
life is changed. I was then independent.
Now I am reduced to poverty by the do
ings of a prodigal son."
"How happy am I," Biid tbe captaia,
"tbat 1 have been successful in my enter
prises, and am returning home to live oa
my fortune ; aud fioni this day I shall
bind myself and beirs to supply you with
twenty-five pound per annais till you