The Forest Republican. (Tionesta, Pa.) 1869-1952, January 31, 1871, Image 1
19 rVBLTBIIED EVERY TUESDAY, BY W. R. DUNN. OtTlo In Knox's Building, Elrr St-roct. TEH MS, J2.00 A YKAU. No Mnbserlpllons received for a shorter period than three months. trrcspnndonco solicited from nil parts cil'tlm country. Ji notice will be taken of iinnnnymous coniniunlcntions. Marriages ami Death notices Inserted gratis. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. TIO N EST A LODGE, NO. 477, I. O. Gk T. a. Teeta every Wodnosday evening, at 8 ll o'clock. J. WIXANS, W. V. T. M. CI-AUK, W. u. a. aawroit pkiti. mii.kii w. tatk. PETTIS A TATE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, yt IM SKrttt, TI0XE8TA, PA. Isaao Ash, A TTORNEY AT LAW. Oil City. Va. A Will practice in the various Courts of J orcsl UOUntV. All inismrs" Piiiruniwi w hi rare will rocelve prompt attention. 16 ly W. E. Latlvy, TTCVRNRY ATT-AW AND HOMCI- A. TOll IN BAN K KTPTC Y, TloneKta, forest Co., Pa., will practice In Clarion, Vnnaniro nnd Warren Countlos. OlUco on Kim Htreet, two doors above Lawrence's grocery store. . W. W. Mason, TTOUNF.Y AT LAW. Office on Elm A. Street, above Walnut, TlonesU, Pa. C. W. GllflUan, ATTORN KY AT LAW', Franklin, Ve nango Co., Pa. tf. N. B. Smiley, A TTOHN'EY AT LAW. Petroleum Cen J tre, Pft. Will practice in the several t'ourta of Jr'oreat County. -Jo-iy Holmes House, rpiONKSTA, PA., opposite the TVpot. 1 C. I. Mahln, Proprietor. Good Sta bling connected with the house. tf. Jos. Y. Saul, 1 in Af'TICAL Harness Maker and Rad- 1 tiler. Throe doors north of Holmes House. Tioncsla, Pa. All work is war ranted. tf. Syracuse House, fivnTorTF. r a.. J. A T Maokk. Proplo. 1 tors. The house has been thoroughly n.tltteil nrt Is now in the first-elasa order, with the liest of accommodations. Any nforination concerning Oil Territory at this point will bo fheerlully rurnlsiicd. -1T J. xl. MAOEF Exchange Hotel, T OWKK TIDIOUTE, Pa., P. S. Rams .1 J VKKl. A Won r"r: lia.ii rntltAjl IlllinW 1 iikki. . Son Proti'a. This house having been roiited Is now tlie niostuosirauiestop- ping place In Tidi Kooni attached. Jioute. A good liilliara 4-ly National Hotel, IRVINKTOV. PA. W. A. Hallcnback "Proprietor. This hotel is Nkw, and is ,j open as a first class house, situate at injunction of the Oil Creek A Allegheny itivorand Philadelphia it Erie Railroads, nposite the Depot. Parties having to lay ver trains will hud this the most eonven ent hotel in town, with nrst-clawi aceoni uiodations and reasonable charges, tr. Tint Sons oV Co.'s ATF.W KNUINE9. The undersigned hnv 1 1 forsalo and will receive orders for the above Ensino. Messrs. Tint Nona sc lo, are now sendins to this market their 12 Horse I'ower Kngino with U-lJorso Power ' lloiler neculiarlv adapted to deep wells. Offh-km at Duncan A Challiint's, dealers In Well Fixtures, Hardware, Ac, Main St, next door to Chase House, Pleasautvillo, and at Mansion House, Tilnsvlllo. if. K. 1SUKTT A WON, Agents. Joh,n. K. Mallock, TTORNEY AT LAW and Solicitor of J l'atents.No. 56.1 French stret(oppostte Reed House) Erie, la. Will practice in theseveral State Courts and the United States Courts. Special attention given to aolicitin patents for Inventors ; Infringe- wents, re-issue and extension of patents .arefully attended to. iteierenccs: 11011, Junes Campbell. Clarion; Hon. John S, McCalmout, Franklins H. L. A A. B. Richmond, Mcadville W. E. Lathy. Ti oiiexta. 2 7 Dr. J. L.Acomb,. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, who has I had tilten years' exjierienee in a large and suottcsafnl practii'o, will attend all ProfeHhional Calls. Otltce in his Drug and irocery Hure, located in Tidiouto, near Tldioule House. IN HIS STORE WILL BE FOUND A full assortment of Medicines, Liquors Tobacco, Cigars, Stationery, (Slass, Paints, t ils. Cutlery, and tine tiroceries, all of the liest quality, aud will bo sold at reasonable H. R. BURGESS, an experienced Drug gist from New York, has charge of tho Store. A 11 prescriptions put up accurately. tf. W. P. Mercilliott, Attorney at I a w . JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, ItCAIi KSTATE AGKXT. TIONESTA, PA. S7-tf JOHN A. DALE, aREI'T. OHH A. PROPER, VICE PREST. A. H. STEELE, CA6HR, TIOITESTA SAVINGS BANK, Tionettta, Forest Co., Pa. This Bank tninsaetn a General Banking, t'ollecting and Exchungo Ilusiness. Dralls on the Principal Cities of the United States and Europe bought and sold. Gold and Silver Coin and Government Securities bought and sold. 7-30 Bonds ronvertod on the most favorable terms. 1 ntereht allowed on time deposits. M ar. 4, tf. DR. J. N. ROLARD, f'f Tidioute, has returiiNd U) ids pruc.tico alter an ab Kenco of four niontlis, spent inllui llo.,pi t.ilsofNew York, wheio lt will ultouil culls iu his profession. Ollice in Kurckii lu ng Stoic, 3d door idxve tliu bunk, Tidioute, Pa. 4'. lf 11 fANTI'.D. Land in Pennsylvania, for cadi in ni eond htixk". TowiiHcud J'.r- ., Ml Suih 'Hmil f-W, I1iU Wt FOREST " Let us havo Faith VOL. III. NO 42. GREAT EXCITFMENT! at tho'Stnro of D. S. KNOX, Sc CO., Elm St., ionesta Ta. 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They now offer Four Octavo Cabinet Or- ? tans, in quite plain cases, but equal aceord ng to their capacity to anything they make for &0 each. The same, Doub'o Reed, SiiS. Five Oc tavo Double Reed Organs, Five Ktops.with Knee swell and Tremulant, in elegant case with several of the Mason aud Uaiiilin improvements, fli1,. Tho same Extra with new Vox Humana, Automatic, Swell etc., (l."i0. Five Octaves, three sets Itceds, seven stops with Euphono; a splendid in struments, fri'i. A new illustrated cataloguo with full information, and repuced prices, is now ready, uud will bo sent free, With a testi monial circular, presenting a great mass of evidence as to the superiority of these in struments, to auv one sending his address to MASON tV HAMLIN Ollt J AN CO., 151 Tremont Street, liuslon, os i'jti liroadway, N. Y. 30--H 4.00 P. M. Freight an 1 Accommodation daily. llv Ri:v. T. Iu Win T.mmauk, Tho most Popular Preacher in America. Agents wanted everywhere, inalo or fe male, to sell this great work, is better than Mark Twain, and no trouble to sell, iiig l'rolils. Send for terms ami illustrated 1 page circular, Evans, Ntoddurt A Co.,Pub-iis.lu.rt-, No, 7K'Sai-oin St., Philadelphia. that Right makes Might ; and in TIONESTA, PA., TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1871. THE GOOD DIRECTOR. An Eay for the Tcarhcru' Institute, January tension, A. JJ. loil. 11Y BAMUlib D. 1KWIX. reus lmvo been activo, and tho orators of tho schools lmve never been silent in extolling tho "Model Teach er." All have frequently heard of him, but none havo ever seen him, be cause ho never existed. Fine spun theories have been advanced backed up by apparently good logic of the manner of Rrrmng at porlection in tho Art of teaching, but human fiu'lty has always been in the way of carrying out to the letter these inaugurated the ories. At a former session of the Teachers' Institute of Forest county, there was au essay read by an imported lecturer, who came thither with an essay cut and dry upon the subject of tho "Model Teacher." I listened to it with great sat isfaction, and some some degree of be wilderment at tho lofty style in which tho subject -was hantlled. He, on that occasion, I remember, portrayed a model man, handy at every thing he undertook, one who could with equal facility soar among tho stars, moon and clouds, or start the fire on a frosty morning at a country school house, and carry out tho ashes afterward., while mcantinio tho freezing children wero shivering around the firo and wondering if it was going to be any colder. But the aforesaid individual imported as aforesaid, to portray as asoresaid, the model teacher as afore' said, left a big liuk out of his chain of , argument by not also describing the "Model Director." This I will en deavor to do in a fuint manner, re membering "he who does tho best he can does well." "I shall portray tho charatera Which in his lovely lifo he bears." The good director from ray stand point of view is the very bone aud sinew, joints and marrow of a good school organization, he is "the wheel within a wheel" that runs tho machine ry of our schools. The gladsome children see him coming afar off, they shout with joy, "ho comes, he comes !" The good director pulls the wires aud cords behind tho scenes that moves the gay poppets at the front, in fact he is tho sine qua non of a perfect school organization. The good director inspects the school house frequently, not omitting to ex amine even the flues and stove pipes. Tho good director encourageth the teacher to to proceed to his dijy at the early morn, and not to Blumber or sleep when the canticlcer doth crow to awaken a sleepy world. The good director both by precept and example encourageth the scholar, to pursue bis lawful avocatious, to be a servant of the teacher whom he ftl.o . i- i i i- Scholar) 1.4 to look lllwoi lift n rrllul'.liun j ..j b Angel who will lead him on the road to honor and prosperity. The good director is dowu on stu dents or scholars playing, or endeavor ing to play, or inciting other scholars to play the truant, he generally eschew ing evil of this description in partic ular. The good director is not absent from his post when the trumpet of duty calls and sounds. His quiet ear will dulj hear it und he will be on hands every time The good director takes a special de light in the mirthful prittle prattle of the dear children, aud their merry wives charm his ardent and benevolent heart like "music sweeping o'er the sea." The good director's heart is set 011 tho district school, he nittet be as truo to that as tho needle is to tho pole. Yet w here withal his heart is always merry particularly when ho performs his duty well. His nose is in front at times of every school book (to seo if it don't contain incendiary matter to fire tho heart of tho child,) aud ho is not ucfamiliar with tho dictionary himself. "The good director who has the Pennsylvania system finely worked in to his heart, never flinches at the lay. iug of a heavy school tax, but his heart delighteth therein ; at the grum bling of the bevy taxpayer he wiuketh, for like Job's war horse he hath al ready smelted the battle afar oil' and saith "ha! ha!" The good director rejoices in raising the salaries of the ''nioJcl teacher" IvEPTJBL that Faith let us to tho end, dare do our duty as we understand was never known to vote against rais ing the salary of any school teacher, but rcjoiccth exceedingly thereat. His steps arc ordered aright, his hours are never lonesome, for they arc regaled and softened by reading the school law, and by the reception of the last I'ennsyl vania SchoolJournal, while by night his hours are charmed by the perusal of tho Pennsylvania School Ilcports of all the superintendents of every county, a fountain of delight, a source of unfailing joy. The good director is always alive to the interests of the people, particular ly the children, therefore he scruples not at the laying of nineteen mills on the dollar school tax, and in an emer gency will even vote for forty, (wheth er it is lawful or not.) Tho good director visits the schools of his district. He does not shirk his j duty in this for the school law says "he shall visit every school once a month" (Is ote Ibis has no reference to singing schools.) Yes ho will visit every school, even though his own family (if he has one) should be suffering for wood, thereby evincing a self sacrificing spirit worthy of an heroic nature. If he bus no family the good direc tor will not bo partial in his attentions to the examination of the school taught by the female teacher. Tho good director does not fail to visit the schols, and his presence is not wanting at tho Teachers' Institute, in fact it is "his meat and his drink" to do his duty, lie will even not object to appropriating a part, or all of the school funds, (if the teachers suggest sO to tho Teachers' Institute, for he can, by his vote, lay on another mill on the dollar and the people "cau grin and bear it." Tho good director, thus shall he bo described ; ho lives respected by the people, though feared by the heavy tax payer, when he dies, the children, or those who were children under bis jurisdiction, and their children come with tho early spring and o'er his green grave scatter flowers sweet flowers while the nightengalcs Philomel the the robin chants her tunctui lay o er his sleeping bones, a kind requium Inlo the hard-hearted tax payer says "there lies the old serpent," the dear frolicksonie children say "thcro lies the good director." llequleseat in Rtce, Plrck and Cold Water. On Thursday night a party of four jolly fellows congregated in a saloon not far from tho American Hotel, and one of them, whom we will call "Joe," drew a ring on the table with a piece of chalk, marked four numbers inside the ring, aud putting a finger on one of them told tho other three to each cover a number with a finger, remark ing that it was for the trcut, to be paid W 1 ie "rsc who lilted his hngeroil the mark. that was sattslactory, and, . . ... ' . ' there they sat each with a finger im movably planted. Twenty minutes passed and tho proprietor fidgeted tiiree-quarttrs of an hour aud he was desperate, for still the fingers were im movable. Ho was bound to break up that kiud of sport, and, as a lust resort, brought in his street sprinkling hose and threatened the crowd. Nobody stirred. Proprietor than put the nozzle down th ) the back of one man's neck, aud gently turned on tho icy stream. Ho squirmed but the finger didn't budge; the next lira! wa up the trow ser leg of No. 2; ho kicked but held a steady hand 311 tho tnbio. Number II received a charge of cold water full in the breast but breasted it like a warror. Proprietor taxed his wits aud sent a charge into Joe's ear, but that worth was too plucky to bo beat at a game ho had introduced, and swore he would drown first. It wus evident that uncomfortable sensations would not effect the desired object, but Science did, the proprietor steadily playing on tho wrist of No. 2 until the icy stream had so benumbed bis hand that ho lot fall. Ho treated. This "little ganio" can hardly bo classed in tho list of amusements for tho winter season. Erie Dixpatch. A student at the Michigan Agri cultural (Jul lego has realized $10,000 from the sale of a patent gate, invented by himself. A firm faith is tho best divinity; a clean conscience the best law: aud hon esty the best policy. If postnga on papers U reduced to one cent, there will be two sent where there i3 one sent now. IIo who does his best, however lit tle, is always to be distinguished from one who does nothing. To keep cool in the country in warm weather-slate your roof, tlungle your hair and board voui.-elf. ICAN Marriage, or Murder. A terrible and fatal shooting affair occurred yesterday afternoon in Wheat land, resulting in the death of a most estimable lady of that town, known as tho Widow Dcnnison. FuU particu lars of the affair wo were unable to learn, but give such as oould be gath ered un to a late hour last evening. It appears that a yotlng man named Wilbur F. Dougherty has for nearly two years past been paying his atten tions to Mrs. Denntson, and it is re ported that not only were they greatly attached to each other, but wero also engaged to tie married. fome little time ago, for some cause unknown.they quarrelled and parted. Afterward the matter was amicably settled, but, at the instance of Mrs. Dennison, the marriage was postponed from time to time. Yesterday afternoon Dougher ty called on her and demanded that she should marry liim on the coming Saturday. 1 his "was heard by parties in an adiotntng room-; the next thing heard was the report of a pistol follow ed by an agonizing scream from the woman. Ihey rushed to the room ana found Dougherty standing over the body, having a single barrel in his hand. Mrs. Dcnnison was lying upon the floor, and already dead. Upon ex amination it was found that the ball had passed entirely through her heart, and death must have been almost m- stantancons. Dougherty was soon after arrested by Justice Jennings, of Wheatland, and placed on board the up train, which had just arrived, and brought to this city. lie was safely lodged in the county jail, where a charge of murder was preferred against him. J he utmost excitement prevail ed in Wheatland at the time the train left, it being regarded as a most delib erato aud brutal murder by the resi dents. They believe that ho went to the house with the intention ot com milting murder. It was proposed to lynch him, but he was brought away before any opportunity to do so was ottered. Dougherty say the shooting was en tirely accidental ; that she having re fused to marry him ns he proposed, ho drew tho pistol with the intention of intimidating her, and was about to re turn it to his pocket, when it was acci dently discharged, with the above re suit. An inquest was held on the body lust evening, but owing to the late hour at which he rturncd to tho city, we are unable to publish tho evideuco taken before it. Tho verdict of tho jury was in accordance with tacts already given that "the deceased came to her death from a wound received from a pistol iu the hands of Wilbur F. Dougherty." Mr. Hamilton informs us that he visited Dougherty at tho county jail betoro leaving lor heatlund, am that the latter then told him the shoot ing was accidental. He admitted that the whole trouble between them atoso from jealousy on his part : that he had seen to rings on her engagement finger, and ho believed that some one had sup planted him in her otlectious. Mary vide (C(.,; Appeal. Walking Locomotive. A locomotive iron horse has been ad tied to the cataloguo of curious inven tious, by Auburn mechanics, by Dr, Patrick Brecn. Mr. lSrccn is a native of Tralee, county of Kerry, Ireland lie was brought up 111 the 11 pot hoc shop of tho celebrated Dr. John O'Con nell, uncle to the lute Daniel O'Con ncll. IIo camo to this country in 1850 and to Auburn in 1901. 1 hough gen erally employed upon tho New York Central railroad and 111 our local ma chine shops, he has perhaps been bet ter known, as a finer ol blindness. 110 has the credit ot several inven tiotis of merit. For ncrly a year pas ho has employed his leisure hours in study out some plan to make a self- supplying chemiotil power, to take the place of steam, and to make it move a piece of machinery bavins the motion ot a horse, lie claims to havo brough this also to a degree of perfection which indicatts success. That ho has discovered a motive power in certain alkalies and acids, which has never btcti brought into practical use, there is no doubt. Whether ho can make it work his machine horse over soft and uneven ground, seems to bo the only point to be tested. Ho appears to be very confident himself that it will do so. Upon that express no opinion now We give his description of the machine as he has furnished it to us for public iiiformaution not to lidverlise is, but as a matter of news. The machine does not go on wheels. like an engine, but walks like a horse on four legs, which riso eight euches and muko a forward move ol 18 at eve ry revolution of a centre shaft which works them. 1 lie shatt is 10 leet long, the leiiirth of the imichinc. I lie lc'' arc live feet apart, which enables tho machine to preserve its balance, uii tin even ground. It is so constructed that it will go up and dowu a heavy grade w ith the greatest ease, ami is culctilat ed to walk and draw on toft uud tilled laud with more eavo than a team horses. It turns round in its ow lenrth to any point needed. As I speed, it will go at any rate from thrco it"--LINCOLN. S2 PER ANNUM. to fifteen miles per hour. The concern can be reversed. It can be employed for all the purposes that a team of bourses are useful, such as plowing, reaping, or drawing wagons, street cars, and canal boats. Auburn X. V.) Xcu . Earnest Words. This communication appears in the Nonpareil, of Councii Blull's, Iowa : 1 ho religious press throughout the country is pleading with renewed vigor and persistence against the evils of in temperance. Many ot the secular pa- pers arc doing me same uinig. ltie evils attendant upon drinking have be come so universal, and withal so enor mous, that all thoughtful men are alarmed. Tho curse reaches so high, deucends so low, and cluches its victims so indiscriminately on every hand, that for very selt-defenco it stands every man in baud to oppose it "Willi all his might. An official ot the Ucnoral Oovern- meut two or three years ago showed by the strong logic 01 actual statistics that the people of tlie United btatc- expended in "tho uselss luxury of strong nrink nearly fifteen hundred millions ot dollars a year. This would bo about 8-13 to every man, women and child of the population at that time Chicago is wasting iu this way $54 a year for each individual. Other cities including Vyuuuuii ijuair,uiciujiui)iii .1: f :i m..ic. r . 1 1 : ing the downward road as fast as pos sible. Shall we do it longer. litis not the time come for every good citizen as well as christian, loudly to protest against this useless, this universal and this most remorseless, sin of tho times tn which we live ? At the beginning of this new year, shall not a chance be inaugurated ? With malice toward none, nnd with charity foi all, 1 (im plore the good people of this city to oppose further rnvuges of this foe to God and man. "Who will ? T. F. Thick stux. "Profundissmus" is getting up a new catechism for the benefit of the rfcing generation, from which we givo the following extracts: Whom did Adam marry, and wheu did he marry her? One Ere. What was her bridal dress 7 Jsarely nothing. Not even a ribbon ? No, she had no need of one, for she was rib-lone herself. When Adam nnd Evo were in (he gardening business at what time did they commence picking apples: in the Full. What was the first step they took in the sugar business ? liaising (Wti. Why did not Cain make good sugar? Because he wasn't Abel. spirit, as well as sugar, comes from cane; what evil resulted from this Cain's spirit ? A bel got elcued. What reason havo wo to suppose that Cain nlsj got slewed? Ho went immediately to the land of AW. Who was the wisest man ? Jinower. What did bo know? Ho kuew enough to keep out of the rain. Who was tho greatest traveler nnd explorer? Jonah he went into w(ii)ales and went down in a diving bell(y). Miscellaneous Items. Open to conviction A burglar. A lost art Family government. A green grocer One who trusts. A pair of tights Two drunkards. Financial barbarism-Shaving notes. Birch rods make the best baby-jump ers. How to make a firo hut Kecu it coaled. Coin from the mint of nature Pen ny royal. A clean shirt iu Denver renders a man liable to be stoned. Love is the most intelligible when it is unable to express itself 111 words. Why is tho figttro nine like a pea cock ? Because its nothing withoutjts tail. Tho Erie Republican is responsible lor the following : llie litu.svilie louner chronicles a case of a voting lady of that highly moral city being found ('111:1k oil the streets, and on the editor helping her out of tho gutter when she had fallen, she exclaimed with great vehemcaiiee, that she had disgraced herself but wether she meant by being drunk or by being helped toun upright position him she did not say. As there is a good deal to be said on both sides, we shan't attempt to decide it. "Isii Dat Am.?" Two dutch fann ers at Kinderhook, whoso farms were adjacent, were out in their respective fields, when one heard 11 11 initially luinl hallowing in the direction of a gap iu a high sioiio wall and ran with, all his f peed tu the place, und tho following brief conversation ensued: "Slioti, vut ish te matter?" "Yel den," says Short, "I van trying to climb on to top of dish him stout) wall and 1 fell oil', uud the stone wall tumble down onto me, ond has broken one initio legs oil" and both of mine arms, smashed my rib in, nnd beeso pig stones aro lay on do top of mine body." "Ish dut all?" says the other "vy, you hollow so loud 1 tot you got dc toosache." Oito Sipmrr (1 itfli,) one Insertion ft ! , OneSipmrn " one month A " One S iiaro " three months. ..f t t 'l One Siiaro " one year '"J"' ri-n St, 1 uiins. one vcar 1 Quarter Cnl. Half - One " " WW r.uslnesB Cards, not exceeding ono hrju In length, f 10 per year. I.cral notices at established rn'.ei. Tlvcse rates nre low, und no deviation ivill be midn, or discrimination among patrons. 'J'lie rates oili rcd are such, v will make it to the advantage of men dot business in the limits of tho circulation of tlie paper to advertise liberally. A9 to Lew Dresses. Most fashions owe their origin to r n attempt to give prominence to the strong point or hide the weak point of a king or quern. 1 bus powder came 111 vogue to conceal a queen s gray, nmi large perukes because a king was ta'd. We learn, however, from a Belgian paper, that the cuslotn ot ladies exhibit ing their busts in all the beauty if na ture has alar more romantic origin. 111 a battle in which the French were engaged (all dates we may mention,. . are reserved; their ranks were oroaen, and they were routed. Vv hen they re treated their women Daren vneic breasts and entreated them to pierce them rather than permit them to hill into the hands of the enemy. This was too much for the gallant Gauls. Nerved w ith fresh courage they turned, renewed tlie combat, and were victo rious. From that hour French women havo on festal occasions always been accustomed to wear their dresses low. In fact, vhen you sec one who appears to havo forgotten the upper part of her dress, it is no proof of indelicacy, but simply an indication of national scnti mctit. Tliis satisfactorily explains what many ignoiunt people havo taken for impropriety. AVc live nnd learn. IM - A Cincinnati girl fued a shoemaker be cause she couldn't get inside of a pair of shoes he made for her. He set up a plea that leather was scarce.and charg ed that Bhe could have got them on easy enough if she had washed her feet. We doa't usually publish "tocicty items" in this column, but this is a subject that will interest all classes. Philadelphia claims to have tho largest locomotive factory in tho world, employing 1,000 men, turning out one . 1 H'omotive a day valued at $15,000, the largest book publishing house iu tho world, the Iargctt pn per hanging manu factory in the world, and probably tho largest iron foundry, with any number ol amateur industries thrown in. M will forfeit my head if you are r.ot wrong,' exclaimed A vehement United States Senator to President Lincoln in nn argument. 'I accept,' replied ihe President; 'any trifle among friends has a value.' There is a young and handsome woman in California who is an engi neer, and runs a statiionary engine to supply the watertank of the place whe.e she lives. i-o can bring down a flying antelope with her needle gun equally well. "Uncle" said a young man, who thought hi.sgnardian supplied him rath ersparingly with pocket money, "is the Queen's head still on the sovereign?" "Of course it is, you stupid fellow. Why doyouufk." lkcatite it is so long since I saw oue. A watch maker has a watch to re pair which, according to its owner's statement frequently stops whilst it is going, and sometimes loses mi hour iu twenty minutes. A man who read that dry copperas put in a bed of ants would cnuse them to leave, put some in bus mother-in-law's bed to sec if tho wouldn't go. Ho said she was there at last accounts. Anna Dickinson's wardrobe must be getting low. A report of her last lecture says, "she appeared before her auditors attired in a modest but rich necklace." Over five mil lion packs of playing cards nre made in tli is country annually. Massachusetts is the principal buyer of highpriccd curds. Muggins, what era in the world' history do you regard with the deepest horror?" ThorW-era!" gasped Muggins with a spasmodic shudder A Missouri chap borrowed five' dollars of his intended bride to procure a license for marriage, and then used tho license to marry another girl. A sweet girl isa sortof divinity bi whom even the scriptures do net forbid us to render "lip-service." In Sheffield, England, it proposed to severely ptinich nil pawnbroker who take pledges fioui thildreu. A man, boasting of his temperate habits, said he never saw a glass ol'w iue without his mouth watering. The difference between a baby and a coat is this; The coat is what you wear, and tho buby is what you were. An elderly Indiana poir, aged respectively 78 aud 75, wautadivorto on account of accumulated incompati bility. Tho greatest friend of truth is time; her greatest enemy prejudice, aud her constant companion is hoiiniity. A punster asks whether, if Titian' wife had been named Polly, that fact would have made her a politciau. Many ways of happiness have deeti discovered, but all agree there is notieso pleasant as loving uud being loved. The reason there are so many mut ton heads existing is because Jsuch a uumber of children art "perfect lambs." A Chicago paper savsJohu'Boyle's attempt to shoot his wife, in La -ulIe 111. on Weduesday, Hits a miserable failure.