The Forest Republican. (Tionesta, Pa.) 1869-1952, October 24, 1870, Image 1

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' By In Rr-puflllcan. Printing Co.
J. T. IAIK, - Treasurer.
DfTice In Knox'! Building. Kim. Street
TEBMS, 2.00 A YKATt. J
No Subscription! received, for ! shorter
period than tnroe months.
Correspondence solicited from !ll pnrti
of the country. No notice will bo taken of
annonymom, communication!. ' "
Marriage! and Death nolle! Inserted
X. O. Gk T. ,
fTcels every Wednosdny evening, at 8
IU o'clock. ,.ljXTUY.w,C.T.
M.W. TATE, W. S.
vi hi Street, . , . TIOXESTA , PA.
Isaac Ash, '. J I
' V''iAh'tt v "" TiAW,- Oil City, Pa.
Alni nrrtMlmln .'be varloua Courts of
Will pnir ice In ,n0S8 pmr,,,od to
Forest County. All lias. ...touti-ii.
iitj csre will receive Iroil. 1 """-" ,
JO ly . ,
7 . . W. E. Lath,y, t
a rrnrvpv aCAW A N'T) BOLJCi-
-"111 INT IllVL-IITi. ' 'I '" " . 1
.. 'Hanon
- -'-- 1 -win practice in
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SaUd' Lawrence'.
i.oinuics. umce ...
ropery i
ery st"re. - ' - ' ,
W. W. Mason,
', A TTOKNEV At LAW. . Ofliao b Elm
.Street, nlovo Walnut, Tionosta, I a.
W. GilflUan,
AT LAW, Fraukllni Vo-
nanK" Co., Pa.
.Holmes House, . L'-L1
"riiTONKST; PA., opposite the Tlepot.
1 C. 1. Mnli, Proprietor. Oood Sla
liling eoiinectud with the h'juso. : tf.
Jos. Y. Saul,
-t fW'iriT.liiiriin! Mnker and Rad-
' I iller. Three doors north of Holmes
House. Tiomta, Pu. All -work is war-
' ranted.
Syracuse House,
ntntn1"M' T.. .T. A 1) Maof.k. Tropic-
" X tors. The house tins been thoroughly
refitted and is now in the first-class order,
iti, the Imst of accommodations. Any
nforiiiadon coiu'ernlng Oil Territory at
this point will bo cheerfully nirnlsiira.
.1 v- J. x D. MAUI'.Ej,
Exchango Hote,
-r ftwun TtmniTTK. Pa.. 1V8. ItAMS-
XJ iirklA Son I'rou'K. This house having
been rellted Is now the most desirable sUp
Tint? place in Tidiouto. A good Uilliard
Kooiu attached. "y
National Hotel,
rnvivrmv PA. W. A. Hallcnback.
This hotel Is Nkw. and is
'.ow open as a first class house, situate at
ne him tlon nr the Oil Crock fe Allegheny
iii.,..,wi iM.lliuleliihla A Krie ltailroails,
nnosite Ul Depot. Parties having to lay
vrr trnlns ill And this the most coin wi
nd hoti'l In town, witti nrsi-eim. s-
uiod-.aoiiiv nud reasonable liargna.
TilTt Sons & Co. "8
1VTFW KNtJINKS. The undersigned have
l lotsale and will receive ordi-rs f(ir uio
..1 KliMrH. '1 1111 noil V -"
r I., .rS" ; n l.t market their 1
llore Power Engine with U-Horso Power
I... i ....n.,,i.. nHiiMted to dtMl wells.
OKKI. KS at liincan . Cliallunfs. dealers
In V11 Fixtures, Hardware, Ac., Main wt.
next door to Chase Hoiiso, Pleasantvlllo,
ami at Mansion lloiw, iwm""";' -tf.
. K. BKKTT A SON, Agents.
. John K. Hallock, .
A TTOrtNKY AT LAW and Solicitor of
jf Pateut,Xo. 5.- French street(opiosuo
sod House) Erie, Pa. Will pracu i"
o several State Courts auu iiio.iii
.fclntes Courts. Special altent Ion given o
noliciti" t palonta lor Inventor! ; iium"k-
inoiits, re-lssue and extension of patents
r0fuilv attended to. iieteroncesi .
James Campbell, Clarion i Hon. John H.
,.. l.'......L lin ! H. L. t A. 11.
2tUhmond,keadville W. E. Ijithy. Ti
wnesta. ' - ' il
Dr. J. L. Acombi
mTOniviKii RTTRGEON. who has
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jnd 8ueccrul practice, will attend an
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Vr,1W.lnnnl l 'n Is. 1 1 I1C0 ill II IS uruir aim
lro.:orv Store, located in Tidiouto, near
CTuli'ititc House.
A full nwunrhrtATit, nf Medicines. Iiiuor!
"m',,i,w, I'iimru stHtionerv. tilass. Paints,
Oils', Cutlerv, and tine ti roceries, all of the
. - ti. st quality, and will bo sold at reasonable
rates. ,
ii t nnnows?!. an exnerienced Drug-
i Ist'lVoin New York, has charge of the
store. All prescriptions put up accurately
W, P. Morcilliott,
Alio r ii c y nt low.
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Tionosta, Forest C, Pa.
. ' Tli( V.imk transact" a rjeneral Banliini
', . . Vvi'liiLiiie lluuiiiess.
li.niii. on ihn l'l-iucinul Cities of the
Vnited States and Etiropo bought and sold.
tiold and Silver Coin and Government
Securities Ixjught and sold. 7-30 Bonds
converled on the most favorable terms.
Interest allowed on time deposits.
Mar. 4, tf. ' . ' '
No. 232 Walnut St Phila.
.Incorporated 1794. Charter Ferpetual
Assets Jan; 1, 1869, $2,318.32339
$20 Ooo.OOO losses paid since Its organiza
tion.' WM. l'LULlilt, Central Agent,
J lurrisburg, l'u.
MILES W. TATE, Ageot in Ti-
,ineta, Forest Couoty, Pa.
"Let ua have Faith
VOL, IV. NO 29
j, w. Rowland, ai.rx. mcdowell
QcnU' Furnishing Good,
And Agent! for the Celebrated Orover A
Baker Sowing Maeldno.
"'2 28tf.
Fuh, Suit,
Jfaili, Tobaecog,
tkgar, Caudle, '
Canned and Dried Fruilt
A f jrge Stock constantly on hand.
PROMPT ATTENTION g'n to filling
' i'rlces as low as any Market wesi pfNcw
Opposite -n.PESN'A.
"B A L lyC !
W. IL PERKINS & CO., Sole Propri
etors, Franklin, Pa. ,44
S. S. JONES -Proprietor.
v want irood rcliablo acents In every
part of the countrv. By employing your
time to form rltiba and sending us orders,
vou can obtain the most liberal commiss
ions either in Cash or Merchandise, and
h1 I tmoris sent bv us will be as represented
ami we guarantee satisfaction to every one
dealing with our house.
Agents should collect uni cenis mmi -..uinmpr
and forward to us in ad
vance, for Descriptive Usta of the goods
Wit ul 1. I
The holders of the Cheeks, have the
checks have the privilege of either pur
cliaaing the article thereon described, or of
exchanging for any arti:lo mentioned on
: .".r.... r,m iiirr.r.
our cniuioiui, inuii'" ...v..
i. artli-les. not one of which can lie pur
chiwod in the usual manner lor mo same
Tho' advantages or nrsi acnning mo
Chetks are these: We are constantly buy
IngsmaUlotsof very valnablogoods.which
are not on our catalogue, and for which we
a,.,, not on our catalogue, an
issuo checks until all are sold ; besides in
ov,.rv i-lnh wo nut tdiecks for Watches,
Quilts, Blankets, Dress Patterns, or some
it imp nrtif.ln nf enual value.
Ve do not oner a single anicio oi nier
tshandUe that can be sold by regular deal
ers at our price. We do not ask you to
imw inwlx of us unless we can sell them
than vou obtain them In any oth
or way-wliilotho greater pari oi ourgoous
M..1.I at itlmilt
One Half the Itognlnr Itatcn
Our stortreonslsts In part, of the follow-
lnggoMls: .
Shawls, Blankets, Quilts Cottons, oing
hnnia. Uruss UoMls..Tuble Linen. Towels,
Hosiery, Gloves, Skirts. Corsets, Ac., ice.
Nickel Silver, Dessert Forks, Five-llottlo
Vl:,i.,.l 1'HMtoi-H. Krittannia Ware, Glass
s iiiiLei vare. jmmjous j imru on
Ware, Table and Povkot Cutlery, in great
variety. .. . " -. '
Elegant French and German Fancy
Oruulx. Beautiful Photograph Albums,
the newest and choicest styles in Morocco
and velvet Bindings. -
Gold and Plated Jewelry or me newest
stvles. ...
'h have also mado arrangements with
one of the leading publishing houses that
will enai.He us u sen me niu- amt
ard works of nonular authors at about one,
half the regular price : Buch as Byron
Moore, Burns, Milton, and Tennyson's
Works, in Full Gilt and Cloth Bindings,
and hundreds of others, Thoso and every
thing fcise for i . " . .
In everv order amounting to over
aceompiiuiod bv the cash, tho agent may
retain W; end In every order ovei flOO,
H.oo mav be retained to PAY EXPRESS
For an order of MO from a club of thirty
we will pav the Agent as commission 3
vards bleached or brown sheeting, good
dross putuun, all wool pauU pattern, or
J3.S0 in casn.
we will pav the Agent 05 yards, brown or
bltai'hed sheeting, hunting caso watch, all
u.w.l ul.ull. or 7 (Hlill cukIi.
Kor an order OI voo. lrom a ciuu oi biait
For an order of 100, froni a club of 100
we will pav the agent 110 vard . 1 ward
wide,, sheeting, splendid Bowing machine
or Jl I cam. :
TEH. For further particulars send for
catalogues. "Address.
Geo. A. Plummer & Co.,
(Successor to Harris' ft Plummer, J
80 and 40 Hanover St.. Boston, Mass
2 33 ly.
The Republican Office
TTEEPS constantly, on hand a large as-
IV sortment of Blank Deeds, Mortgages,
KiihiMenas. Warrants. Summons, die, to
lesold cheap for cash. tf.
28 nanus. Price Si
IN New Book of 128 pan. Pri SO eta.
ly mail. American News Co., N. Y.,24-t
that llight makes Might; and
Education of Business Men.
Business men, says the Philadelphia
Ledger, constitute the vast majority of
mankind. All who have to work for
their living, whether as laborers, crafts
men, clerks, managers of factories or
stores, professionals, soldiers, sailors,
statesmen, are in reality business men,
although in the more limited sense of
tho world it include! Anly merchants
and persons cngnged in buying and
selling, or in conducting largo estab
lishments. Tho number of men who
are placed bcyoud the necessity of
earning their daily bread by the uhc
of their brains forms a very small mi
nority of the human race, and this is
a consideration of primary importance
when tho subject of the education of
boys those boys who nro to be the
1 world's future men comes up. Could
a parent at the outset of his son's ca
reer reseo with certainty what it
would lead i- there would ba com'
paratively little,7 iu providing
Km with that kind of ed.Uv.ation
ftfi.,0 J or his success. But as "
foresight is deiilVd to"TiUman beings,
tho next Lct thing vw sucn
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system of training Pb-"- u"
eravge, bo best for tlnf liirgcn numo
of boys. Injjjanufacturing benches
of industry, a better educated work
man is required now to do the intelli
gent work demanded of bim than was
Iho case years ago, and in commerce,
generally, there is a gfeater demand
for educated men and tho directions
which it now takes, call forth more
and more a man's abilities. What,
then, ought to be the preliminary
training which will enable the busi
ness man to grasp with readiness the
merits and demerits of the theories,
ideas and experiments, which are con
stantly" being 'suggested tdliini ifftke
course of his business? Ought lio to
have been previously thoroughly drill
ed in the classics to be a master of the
intricacies:. of JGreek. grammar, . and
able to compose faultless Latin verses?
to be able to calculate an eclipse, or
to investigate the properties of a curve?
or should he be content with a moder
ate knowledge of Greek, Latin and
mathematics, and devote a proportion
of his time to the "onomies and eu
logies?" or should be abstain from
classics altogether, and be content with
mastering his iwn language and such
a moderate amount of mathematics as
will suffice for book-keeping land-sur
vevintr. encineerinit or navigation?
Each of these plans has its advocates,
In the old world, particularly in Eng.
land and Germany, a classical educa
tion is deemed of prime importancc.and
those youths who are not versed in au-
cient literature, geography and my
thology, are apt to be looked down up
on. It is not so here, however, and it
is well known that many of our most
successful business men and influential
citizens have begun life with little
knowledge beyond what their native
sagacity enabled them to acquire for
themselves. This fact is sumcieut to
prove that a classical education is not
necessary o .-.
I... .,ls, .nil advantages which
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enure to the benefi
iiof themenof leis-
urc, or of those who devote their abil
ities to literature, theology, medicino
and law, but these are not properly
business men. It cannot well be said
that a classical education is useless, or
an obstruction to a business mau. It
Will cuuum 111111 iu iiiiuiuvo 11.0 iLiou.w
hours, and it will unauestiouably assist
Ml 1.1. l.t... . t ... ... lmatiri.
him in understanding and appreciating
much of tho world's art and literature
which would otherwise be but imper
fectly understood by him, and this is a
means of refining his tuto and his
60 the study of the sciences in youth
may not lead to any practical results,
but it renders easy the subsequent ap
plication to them, Bhould'it ba needed.
A eourse of chemistry, for instance,
undergone by a young man of twenty,
may prove utterly useless to him in a
business sense, because he may enter
on pursuits which require no knowledge
of that science, and after thirty years
the science itself may have, undergone
considerable transformation ; yet
should he then have to turn his atten
tion to it, his previous knowledge will
make his path smooth to tha future,
And so with the other sciences. The
elementary principles, once acquired,
will always ba useful in aiding the
future nianto understand much thai
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in that Faith let us to the end, dare do our dut7 as we understand
he will meet with in literature, news,
papers and conversation. For these
reasons the mastery of the elements of
the physical sciences ought to form a
portion of every boy's education. But
there is another consideration which
ought not to be overlooked, and that
is, that tho boy of to day w ill be tho
citizen of to-morrow, perhaps the leg
islator of tho next day ; therefore it is
important that he should be taught the
rudiments of law nnd political econo
my, together with a clear and sufficient
explanation of the principles of the
history of this country, and 01 so
much of that of England as will en
able him to better comprehend our
own. Add to this a moderate train
ing in elocution, nud tho youth starts
in his business life with reasonable
prospects of success, always providing,
however, that he keeps clear of vice
and frivolty and is strictly, honorable,
otherwise all knowledge in the world
will be but of limited benefit 10 him.
On the other hand a purely learned
education will bo of comparatively
small benefit to the youth who, brought
i in affluence, is, through his own or
hfs pa"yn'8 misfortune, compelled to
0i, r 1 ;..,, in business.' It will be
T.l, Kim o;,W to K'hool a second
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lime, p11" "" -
, ... nnrliolnn mill lt.l! BUOUt
j .nsl 1 VI , IC. . m; HUSH IIJOB
BUOUt jr.;' 1; -
practical aflairs.
Singular death. of an Indian, hi
Squzw and his Dog.
A Sioux City, Iowa paper, says:
We learn the following interesting par
ticulars of the death of the noted In-
diau farmer. Yellow Hawk, and his
wife and dog, near Fort Sully, from
Colouel Bannister, who has just' re-
turned from the upper country.
Yellow Hawk was a shrewd old In-
dian, who had abanoned his native
mode of life to a great extent, and
cono to farming, on the Tcora bottom,
a fertile piece ot land in the up river
country. Bv his industry and econo-
my he had accumulated wealth enough
to purchaso a horse and ca:t, with
which he lias been in the habit for the
past few years, of traversing, the
country, and disposing of the products drawn that rain can be produced dur
of his farm to the different posts with- jng ft period of drought by missing a
in his reach. He always carried with
him a canvas tent, which he would
pitch whenever he saw au approaching
storm. .la siifrrrestion was made to the French
. 1 .
About three weeks ago thero passed
over Fort Sully a terrible thunder
storm, and in it old Yellow Hawk
vielded un the chost. On the day
following the storm, a party of men curastanccs ; but only under nctain at
happencd to run upon a little canvas mosphcre conditions. These condi
tent Ditched unon the river bank, tions are tlmt a southwest wind shall
There were no siirns of life about it,
and one of the men out of curiosity,
went to it nnd lifted the canvas door
and stepped in. There in one end of
the tent, sat Yellow Hawk, erect and
rigid as a statue, with his eyes wide
onen and one hnud firmly crasped on
a dog's neck,tud the dog standing on
his foro legs, and partly sittinc; on his
haunches, starini? wildlv in the same
-wi- .1..
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Yellow Hawk.rcsting upon ncr eioow,
upon the ground, and staring iu the
same direction that the other occupants
of the teut were gazing. The man
was inexpressibly terrified bv tho spec-
tacle. and his first impulse was to run
but there was something . so wildly
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I Grange iu their eyes and in the goner-
al expression of their features, that
he was bound to tho spot. Not a mus-
cle of their facc3 moved and they held
their positions like statues they were
dead I
Th VmUncA of tho nartv were nt
traded to the tent by tho prolonged ab
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Mflll'H (11 LHI!ir ULIIU ilUU. U1IU Lilly Dan
the sceue abov
,-e described. They left give to this knowledge a practical ap
ut disturbing the atti- plication, the interest of agriculture,
the tent without disturbing
tudes of the dead, and went on to Sul
ly and reported their discovery. A
party of soldiers immediately repaired
to the spot aud found them iu the same
It is presumed they wero killed by
lightning during the storm of the pre
vious night, still tlicro was no evi
dence that their death was caused
in this manner.- Their features bore
an expression of intense fear, but there
were no signs of the lightning's work
about them, or about the teut. They
were buried on the spot where they
were found by the Indians.
Rain Can
duced ?
it be Pro-
The Baltimore Gazetto says: "Is it
possible to produce rain at will during
a season which promises to bo one of
protracted drought ? The question is
one that has execrcisod tho minds of
scientific men for a number of years,
and all, or nearly all of them agree
that no n.atter how dry tho weather
may have previously been, heavy rain
storms almost invariably occur after
a great battle has been fought, or a
town has been subject to bombard
ment. ' .. !
German writers record similar from
the battles which havo recently been
fought on the French frontier. The
drought, which had parched the: crops
and shriveled up the rivers, has been
succeeded during the past six weeks
by vast and violent rains, which hare
done great damage to tho stauding
corn in many districts, and have se
riously impeded the march of troopsi
Since tho opening battle of tho cam
paign, at Woerth, until tho close of
the siege nt Strasbourg, there has been
a series of violent raiustorms accom
panied by much thunder nnd lightning
These' storms have swept, in., thoir
course, across southern Germany to
the fur pltiina of Hungary, and it is
stated that tho clouds did not du. perse,
and fair weather sat iu until the cessa
tion of heavy fijliJJBS. Various facts
are cited, in regard to previous wars,
to confirm the theory thai violent con-f
cussions of tho atmosphere are produc
tive 01 rain, uuring 1110 inviwmu
of ' rcoublican France by tho ', Ger
niau arniics in 1790, tho latter, on
their retreat, were obliged to abandon
Uie;r beavier -artillery because the
ra;n8 l,aj saturated the soil to such a
uepth as to prevent them moving the
guns with the necessary rapidity. Iho
Franco-Prussian war of 180b was
marked by heavy and continuous rains,
anj during nearly all the campaigns
0f Napoleon, the Crimean war, tho
war ; Italy, which ended a the ex
jn,ision of tho Austrians, and also
our civil war, similar metcrological
disturbances were noted
, ,Yrom these facts tho deduction is
number , of batteries 01 artillery ana
firiUK them off simultaneously, at in
tcrvals of a quarter of an hour. Such
government during the severe drought
of June last; out it was not then acted
on. It is not, however, claimed "that
success would be sure under all cir
be blowing at timo and carrying with
it heavy masses of clouds ; that the
barometer shall mark less than Eeven
ty-six centimetres, and that the place
of firing shall be at some point on the
coast where tho atmosphere is charged
with aqueous vapor.
But if the theory thus elaborated bo
I correct, some of these conditions are
certainly not required. Tho northern
Wifr.n. vl,er tha trrcat
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Knttlea ucrn fnii.rht. is remote lrom the
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coast, ami up 10 me uum mim h.d
heaviest firing ccmmcnco the crops
and herbage were almost burnt up by
tho long prevaleuc of dry weather
and the sky was nearly cloudless. No
; sooner, however, were one or two great
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battle fought than tho long period 01
I.. i.i
drought was broken up by the series
of rain storms to winch we have reier-
red. There cau be but little doubt,
we think, from ihe facts already cited,
that heavv artillery firing, by coucus-
sit-n of the atmosphere, aud, perhaps,
- by tho changes which thus wrought
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- oiocincai concm.01., i.ruuu
rain. But whether it is possible to
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- a question which is yet to be uuter-
A citizen heard a little boy cry
ing lustily. Approaching the urchin
he kindly asked: "Why, little boy,
what do you want" Looking up Into
the interrogator's face the precious
juvenile replied in whining accents,
"I've got a bellur ache, that s what 1
An Irishman was challenged to fight
a duoKbut decliued ou the plea that
he did not wish to leave his mother
an orphan. ,
Shocking Affair in Somerville, Mass,
At tho lard refinery of Lincoln,
Chamberlin & Co., (of Boston,) in
Somerville, a shocking accident occur
red on Monday afternoon about live
o'clock. The vats for rendering the
lard are tanks that rise about three
feet above the floor and are about
nine in depth. While engaged in some
work about one of them, lIr. George
Lincoln accidentally slipped, and in
attempting to recover his balance fell
over the side of the vat into the boil
ing lard, the scalding mass enveloping
his entire body.' A young man named
Morrison was the first to wituess the
accident, and in an unsuccessful at
tcmp to get Mr Lincoln out of the vat
was himself badly burned. Assistance,
however, was speedily obtained, and
the unfortunate man was taken out in
a condition almost too horrible fordes
criptiou. Life remained,however,and
Drs. Hooker and Barrett , were iniruo
diately summoned. They did all that
laid in their power to alleviate the
sufferings of, Mr. Lincoln, but pro
nounced hia recovery, hopeless. He
died about two hours after .tho acci
dent, in great aouy. , His brother-in.
law, Mr.. Morrison, suffered excessive
ly from tho scalding received in . at
tempting to get tho victim out of . the
vat, Tho terrible accident accurred
while Mr. Lincoln was brushing out
the vat, when he slipped from the plat
form. ,IIc resides in Boston, was abou
twenty-four years of age and Married
. A Touching Scene.
A singular incident occurred in tli
office of a Louisville' jutomey-at-law
last' week.1 A couple wd had. been
married for sixteen or seventeen years
had wearied of the matrimouial bar
ness, and the w ife had brought suit for
divorce, upon the ground of cruel and
inhuman treatment. The affidavits
had all been made out in due form
and filed in tho courts, and she had
called at the office of tho attorney that
day for the purpose of urging him to
push the suit. While seated in the
office her husband came in. Ho sat
and looked at his wife for some, time,
and then said, "Old women we lived
together for a long time." The wife
repled. "Yes, we did." The husband
said, "Don't you think we had better
try it again ?" The wife replied, "les
if you will act right." The old man
rose up, lifted his hands to Heaven,
and, with a voice tremulous with emo
tion, repeated his vows to nourish,
cherish, love, honor and protect until
death the bride of his youth, and then
folded her to his bosom, and they wept
together for joy. Even the fliuty-heart-
ed attorney, who saw a good caso with
big fees fading forever from the sight,
was moved to tears. The gentleman
then paid his fees and costs, and the
attorney was authorized to withdraw
the pending suit, and the -old people
left tho office hand-in-hand and as hap
py as June bugs.'
The Money-Order System.
Tho money-order system is intended
to promote public couveuicnco and 111
sure safety iu the transfer through the
mails of small sums of money. Tho
mode by which safety is secured con
sists in leaving out of the order the
name of the payee or party for whom
the money is intended. Iu this respect
a money-order differs from al. ordinary
hank draft or check. Au advico or
notification containing full particulars
of the order is transmitted by tho
issuing postmaster to tho postmaster at
tho oflico of payment.. Tho latter is
thus furnished, before tho order itself
cau be presented, with tho necessary
information to detect fraud, if auy
should bo attempted.
In view of frequent mail robberies,
citizens U Cud it to their advantage
to patrouizo the postal order system, as
then there is no possibility oi their be
ing the losers should their letter con
taining the order bo lost or stolen, as
it will be duplicated by the postmaster
from whom tho order was bought.
The rates of commission charged for
mouey-orders arc as follows : On or
ders not exceeding f 20, 10 cents; over
$20, and not exceeding $30, la ceuts;
over $30, aud not exceeding $40, 20
cents; over $40 aud not exceeding
$50, 25 cents. ,
Advice to fisb-oateca Deal gently
with the herring. ' ,
Rates of Advertising.
One Hquarefl Inch,) one Insertion tl-Wt
kOne Hmiare " one month 00
r 1 .... 1 rtn
tmo square mroe monma... "
One Square " one year. 10 00
Two Squares, one year 15 0.
t uarter col.
lalf t . "
One " " ' 00
Business Cards, not exceeding one inch
In length, tlO per year. .
Legal notice at established rates. . ,'
These rates are low. and no deviation
vill bo mado, or discrimination' among
patrons. The rates ofl'ered are such, s
will make It to the advantage of men dot,
business in the limits of the circulation ox
tne paper to advertise liboralli'.
Somnolence Extraordinary.
A very good joke that on an attache-
of ft prominent publishing house, who.
on last Thursday evening, escorted a .
young lady to the opera. The gentle
man had been compelled by bis busi
ness to work hard of late and, feeling
quite tired, is it any wonder that the
easy jolting of the carriage over the
wooden pavements of West Washing
ton street should put him to sloep?
The lady having no one to criticise tho
play with her, or discuss the mor
its and demerits of their acquaintances,
also wooed the drowsey god, and pret
ty soon both occupants of theelegantly
unholstcred clarence were fust asleep.
Nor was this all. The driver, some
how, managed to fall asleep also, and
as the horses were kiud and gentle,
they jogged along faithfully ttntil No.
Washington street had been
reached. Here they stopped in front
of tho house, and there they remained
until morning. Whether the gentle
hian and lady, or the driver woke first
is not known; but is was nearly two
o'clock when they did discover their
absurd situation. Chicago Times.
Spanish Barbarities to Cubans.
An account of tho shocking trcat
meut of Cuban leaders by Spaniards,
in Havaua, appears in a correspon
dence from that ' city on tho 23d.
Twenty prisoners, all women and chil
dren, reached Havana by railway, and
were led from the depot to the prison
under guard, and all of . them, eveu
children only five and six years old
Lad been tightly pinioned by the arniB.
At tho head of the sad procession
marched twohandsomo young ladiea
of eighteen . years, both hand-cuffed.
One was the daughter-in-law of Presi
dent Cespedes . the other a daughter
6f General Uiguerdo, recently garrot-
ed iu Santiago; The ladies were all
members of the best of families on
the island. As these unfortunate crea
tures passed through the street the
Spanish mob threatened them, and io
some instances attempted voilenco.
A Juvenile Mother. A census-
taker, going hiB round, Btoppcd at an
elegant brick dwelling-house, the ex
act locality of which is no business of
anybody. He was received by a stiff,
well-dressed lady, who could wen oe
recognized as a widow of some years
standing. On learning the mission 01
her visitor the lady invited him to take
a seat in the hall. Having arranged
himself in a working position he in
quired for the number of persons in
the family of the lady. "Eight, sir,"
replied the lady, "including myself."
"Very well your age, madam?"
"My age, sir!"rcplied tho lady, with
a piercing, dignified look. "I con
ceive it's none of your business what
my age might be ; you are inquisitive,
sir." "The law compels me, madam,
to take the age of every person in tho
ward ; it's my duty to make the in
quiry." "Well, if tho law compels
you to ask, I presume it compels me to
answer. I am between thirty and for
ty." I presume that means thirty
fivo?" "No, sir, it means no such
thing I am only thirty-three years of
age." "Very well, madam,", putting
down the figuers, "just as you say.
Now for tho ages of the children, com
mencing with tho youngest, if you
please." "Josephine, my youngest, is
teu years of ago. "Josephine pret
ty name ton." "Minerva was twclvo
last week." "Minerva captivating
twclvo." "Cleopatra Elvira has just
turned fifteen." "Cleopatra Elvira
charming fifteen." "Angelina is
eighteen, sir; just eighteen." "Angeli
na favorite name eighteen." "My
eldest and ouly married daughter,
Anne Sophia, is a little over twenty
live." "Twenty-five did you say?"
"Yes, sir. Is thero auything remarka
ble in her being of that age?" "Well,
uo, 1 can't say that there is; but is it
not remarkable that you should be her
mother when you were only eight years
of age?"
About that time the ceusus-taker
was observed runuiugoutof the house.
It was the last time he prewed a lady
to give her exact age. yr'
'I have a grea'ove for old hymns'
aid a prett girl to her masculine
frieud. am mucn fondur,' he re
plied, yoUB hors.'