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VOL. III. NO. 43.
TIONESTA, PA., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1871.
$2 PER ANNUM.
I. O- Or. T.
TeeUi every Wednesday evening, at I
W. CLARK, WJ8.WINAN8'WaT'
MILES W. TAT.
JPKTTIS A TATE, .
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Aim Strut, TIOlfESTA, FA.
1 iMao Ash,
ATTORN BY AT LAW, Oil ntr. Pa.
Will practice In the various Courts of
Forest County. All business entrusted to
Ai rare will receive prompt attention.
W. K. Lath.y,
ATTORNKTATT.AW AKD SOMCT
TOR IN BANKKTPTCY, Tlomwta,
roreat Co., Pa., will practice In Clarion,
Venantro and Warren Counties. Ofnoe on
Clin Street, two doora above Lawrence's
grocery atore. tf.
W. W. Mason,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Ofllce on Elm
Street, above Walnut, TlonesUt, Pa.
C W. GUflllan,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Franklin, Ve
nango Co., Pa. tf.
N. B. Smiley,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Petroleum Cen
tre, Pa. Will practice in the several
CourU of Forest County. S5-ly
aIONESTA. PA., opposite the Twpot
C. D. Mable, Proprietor. Good fcta
blina; connected with the house. tf.
Jo. Y. Saul,
PRACTICAL Harneaa Maker and Sad
dler. Three doora north of Holmes
House, Honest, Pa. All work ia war
TIDIOUTK.Pa., J. A D Maosc, Prople
tora. The house baa been thoroughly
refitted and la now in the firm-class order,
with the beat of accommodations. Any
nformalion concerning Oil Territory at
this point will be cheerfully furnished.
-iy. J. AD. MACJEB,
LOWER TIDIOUTE, Pa., JVS. TUrns
Dx A So Prop'a. This house having
been rented la how the mowtdesirable stop
ping place in Tidioute. A good Billiard
Room ettacluxt. 4-ly
TRVINETON, PA. W. A. HallenbaeV,
Prorietor. Thie hotel ia Nnw, and ia
ow oiien aa a first class house, situate at
p junction of the Oil Creek A AlleKheny
stiver and Philadelphia A Erie Railroads,
ppoaite the Papot. Partlea having to lay
ver trains will 11 nd this the most conveni
ent hotel in town, with first-class aoooiu-
anodstiuna and reasonable ohanrea. tf.
Tifft Sons A Co.'s
NEW ENGINES. Theunderalfrnedhav
for sale and will receive orders for the
aliove Engine. Mesara. Tint Sons A Co.
are now sending to this market their 12-
Horse Power Engine with ls-Horae Power
uouer peculiarly adapted to deep wells.
Offices at Duncan A ChalfantV dealors
In Well Fixtures, Hardware, Ac, Main 8t
next door to Chase House, Pleasantville,
and at Mansion House, Titusvllle.
tf. K. BRETT A HON, Agents.
Joli K. Hallock,
A TTORNEY AT LAW and Solicitor of
-is. ratenta,io. 66A t rench streflt(opposlte
Reeil House) Erie, Pa. Will practice in
the aeveral State Courts and the United
Klates Courts. Special attention given to
eo)lcitii patenta for Inventors j Tnfriupre
nenta. re-issue and extension of patents
w-eiuiiy aiienoea vt. . neicrcnces: lion.
James Campbell, Clarion: Hon. John S.
McCalmont, Franklin) II. L. A A. B.
Richmond, MeadviUe; W. E. Lathy. Ti
onesta. 2 7
Dr. J. L. Aconb,
PHYSICIAN AND BURGEON, who has
had fifteen years' experience in a large
ana auooessini practice, will attend all
Professional Calls. Office in his Drug and
Grocery Store, located in Tidioute, near
A iuiuu .a uvun.
IN HIS STORE WILL BE FOUND
A full assortment of Medicines. Llnuora
Tobacco, Cigars, Stationery, 1 lass, Paints,
this. Cutlerv. and fine Uro-ftrias. all of the
best quality, aud will be sold at reasonable
H. It BURGESS, an exDerlencod Druir
gist from New York, haa charge of the
Store. AU prescriptions put up accurately.
W. p. Mercilllott,
Attorney at Lnvr,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
XIXA.I EHTATE AGEXT.
JOHN A. OALt, PMI'T.
OHM A. MOPKR.VICtPflEST. A. M. STtlLI, CHS,
Tionesta, Forest Co., Pa.
This Bank transacts a General Banking,
Collecting ud Exchange Buuineas.
Drafts on the lMneijxil Cities of the
United Statea and Europe bouglitand sold.
Gold and Silver Coin and Government
Securities bought and sold. 7-30 Bonds
converted on the most favorable terms.
Interest allowed on time doposita.
Mar. 4, tf.
DR. J. N. BOLARD, of Tidioute. has
returned to his practice after an ab
sence of four mouths, spent iu the lio.pl
talsof New York, where lie willatmnd
calls in his profession.
Ollice in Eureka Drug Store, 3d door
above the bank, Tidioute, Pa. 4'Jif
Yl 7 ANTED. Land in Pennsylvania for
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A Nova Scotia genius has invented
store pipe damper that regulates
itself bj the thermometer.
The people of Peoria complain that
tliey liuve much difficulty in digging
wells, on account of the immense gold
mine that underlies that city.
A New Year's Address, cleverly
adapted from "Paradise Lost," was re
jected by a Western editor as "misera
The deepest excavation in the Unit
ed States is said to be a copper mine
near Lake Superior... It ia. 1,200 feet
Milwaukee was completelr snowed
under last Saturday and Sunday. Well,
good night, old friend we'll wake you
up in the Spring, by thunder aud
Sound! Goy. Hoffman says: "If
the Government, redeemed the Nation
tional Currency in specie, a dollar
greenback would be worth as much aa
a dollar in gold."
The Baltimore police have taken a
census that makes the city's population
283,070, and they think it correct. The
second Government census found 267,
Miss Ella Brown, of Boston, Mass.,
is in England trying to get that prop
erty of her relative, Charles F. Brown,
"Artemus Ward," which the executors
have never accounted for.
A Mr. Chikon, of Tennessee, has
settled near Live Oak, Florida. He
brought with him only eleven of his
sons. The others will be along after
The peculiar religious seat known
as Dunkards have been opposed to
college education, but having got over
that, have just established a college
A Corinne judge proposes to solve
the Mormon problem by starting a
grand gift lottery for some library,
and put in all the extra wives of poly
gamy as prizes. The trouble is that
nobody would want tickets.
Two newspapers in Halifax, the
Chronicle and the Recorder, favor the
American side of the fiohery question,
and fail to see the justice of the pro
tection given to the Canadian fisher
men by the Imperial and Dominion
Washington county .Tennessee, is ex
cited over the trail left in the snow by
a serpent of paleontological magnitude.
It can't be the great original serpent,
however, for he only showed himself
before the fall, whilst this one mani
fests a preference for winter, probably
to avoid summary destruction.
Smith, the colored West Point cadet,
is said by a disloyal person to have
such long heels as to cause his next
neighbor to step on them and this is
the cause of all the recent Court-martial.
The Government can't afford to
have its cadets riding around on
Senator Conkling must be a wag, as
well as an orator. The other day he
congratulated a member of the House
who had just concluded one of his
great efforts, thus: "A great speech
the best speech I ever heard delivered
by a man who kuew so little about Lis
A writer in the National Standard
gives a pitiable account of the squalid
poverty prevailing among many it the
blacks of Washington. Thousands of
them, it seems, are there without em
ployment, aud the writer calculates
that it would require a million dollars
annually to relive the wants of the in
digent colored people.
The manufacture of beet sugar,
which was commenced about a year
ago at Sacramento, and from which
much money was to be made, has been
suspended. . The cause of this is said
to lie the incompetency of the super
intendent to make the business a pay
ing one. The suirar nrodueed from A.-
1 000 tons of beets would, under the
present system sell for $40,800; but it
would cost $76,000 to produce it.
For more than a year two colored
compositors in the government print
ing office at Washington have applied
to the Typographical Union for ad.
misbion as members. On Satur
day night the question came up again,
and admission as refused. It is said
that an appeal will be mude Congress
asking for au act to prohibit the Gov
ernment Priuter from employing mem
bers of the Uuion.
A lady traveling East to join her
husband on the Pun Handle Koad, iu
the express traiu which left Columbus
the other night, unexpectedly gave
birth to a bouncing girl, aud a few
moments after and jurt as the train
crossed the Ohio line, the same mother
gave birth to a fine boy. Twins cer
tainly commenced life under extraoi
diuary circumBtauoes. Born on a fust
going Pacific train, the one in Ohio
and the other iu West Virginia, it is
safe to promise they will be a reasona
bly fust young couple. The mother is
represented as a most estimable lady,
but not given to study almanacs.
A young lady of Terre Haute, is
about, to write a book on "What I know
In the Sandwich Inlands it is death
for a man's mother-in-law to visit him
A Richmond woman asks for a di
vorce, saying that she has not seen her
husband since he murdered her father.
Waste-paper dealers will be inter
ested to know that the "Patent Office
Report" is going through the press at
'Father, won't yow bwy - mm a flab
pole T" said a pious boy. "You know
the Bible eats, 'Spare the rod aud spoil
the child.'" ,
A Chicago widow gave a druggist
$1,800 worth of real estate to marry
her. He took the property but refused
to wed, and she sues him for his hand
A Bostonian visiting England, a
short time ago, was inquired of in
London, "if the Indians in Boston
worshiped at the same churches as the
Catakill has got the laziest man yet
discovered. He got up the other morn
ing with one ear frozen, because he was
too lazy to turn over ou the pillow to
A Boston papa the other evening
gave his daughter in marriage, and
threw in a matter of $200,000 in bonds
and a house in New York city ; all of
which was good to take.
A citizen of Newburg recently died
penniless, who atone time lit his cigars
with h five dollar note. If the the bill
wasn't a counterfeit his subsequent des
titution was richly deserved.
A convention was held in Oregon
lately to devise means for elevating
the Indians of the PaciCic coast. On
the eastern reservations whiskey is
found to be very effective.
"Why did Joseph's brethren put
him in the pit? asked a Sunday
school teacher. The reply was, "Be
cause there was no room for him in the
The approaching wedding of Wm.
Sprogue Hoyt, of the firm of Sprngne,
Iioyt & Co., of New York, with the
youngest daughter of Chief Justice
Chase, is announced.
Still ai. other way of killing a cat
has been found. One died recently In
New Ycrk from lickiug the face ot a
lady who had just dressed herself for
the street and had improved her com
plexion The St. Louis Republican is a Dem
ocratic paper, and the St. Louis Dem
ocrat is a Republican paper. Itwouid
be a great relief to the news editors of
the country if they would swap names.
A certain editor wrote an editorial
under the caption, "Shelling Paris."
When the paper rame out, and he saw
his editorial headed "Shelling Peas,"
he was real mad. ,
Wendell Phillips Bays it is a mistake
to teach the boy at school that there
are are thirty-seven States in this
Union ; there are thirty-six States and
a railroad the Camden and Am boy.
A deacon, who became rich in a
grocery, in a New Englud city, used
to boast bow much he had done for
the cause of temperance by mixing at
least a gallon of pure water with every
gallon of liquor Lo sold.
Logansport ladies amuse themselves
by stuffing suits of men's clothiagand
placing th em partly visible, under the
beds ot bachelor friends, thus creat
ing a panic and a well grounded iin
preskiou that there are burglars about.
The double babes, born three months
since in Morrow county, Ohio, are
hereafter to be known as the "Ohio
double babes." Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Fiulay, the parents of tho babes, have
commenced a tour of exhibition.
The Boston AdvertUcr says : "Last
night must have been the coldest of
the season. A thermometer was set
outside a window in this office, when
the mercury instantly fell four stories,
carrying the entire thermometer with
There is in a Western State a wo
man so cleanly that she rubs the dirt
off the fire-wood before she puts it in
the stove. Another woman tries to
beat this by pulling the growing beets
out every morning and washing the
dirt off them.
The Indianapolis Daily Journal ac
cuses the Legislative Speaker aud cer
tain members of gross obscenity and
blackguardism iu their official places,
and promises to prove it by verbatim
reports. The nidigtmut House last
week ceusured the equally indigaut
Journal, aud the eud is uotyet.
A few davs since some boys in Chi
cago dropped an anvil weighing two
huudred pounds out of a fourth story
wiudow on the beud of an African
who was passing, and he had them ar
rested, lie said he was willing fur
the hoys to have fun, but wheu they
jammed a "geniniauV hat down over
his ryes aud spoiled it iu thut way, the
civil rights law must take it course.
Early in life, Peter Cooper broke
down iu three different kinds ef busi
ness, and then tried the manufacture
of glue. That stuck.
A traveling piano player undertook
to whip an Illiuois editor, and when
he got through, the piano pounder had
only one ear for music.
The Columbia, S. C, Union com
plains that "a set of beardless, half
grown boys" have stolen the doors of
of a meeting house in that town. This
it calls "pure cussed d ess."
Talk about P'ojy editorials. The
London Time tot Dec. 1st, 1870, had
for its leader an article ten columns in
length, containing over 13,000 words,
mostly about the French war.
Mrs. Alice Cooley, of Natchez, is at
work on a life-sized bust of the late
General Lee. Here's a chance for
Gov. Geary to protest against the com
petition of Cooly labor.
Mr. Arp, of Iowa, took home a can
of the tion-explosive kind the other
day. Uncorking the spout led to the
usual result. The dealer said he
wouldn't have it Arpcn for a dollar.
See to what woman's rights are
bringing us. A roan tried to commit
suicide in Chicago because his wife
wouldn't give him twenty-five cents so
that he could play a game of billiards.
Haldeman, the member from York,
has hopefully reformed since the fit of
delerium tremens in which, last month,
ho so shamefully abused bis wife, a
daughter of Senator Cameron.
When Governor Merrell, of Iowa,
visited the Stale Penitentiary and com
menced a speech to the prisoners by
remarking that he "Was glud to see
so many there 1" the was no applause,
and he modified the sentiment.
Putting a slick of long wood in a
short stove, then taking it out and
placing it in a wood box and piling
shavings ou top of it, was the reason a
New Albany man had to rent a house
the next day.
Mr. Colfax lias been presented with
a mallet made from wood cut upon the
Mount of Olives. If the waving of
that olive branch does not maintain
peace in the Senate, let him bring
clown his other olive branch.
A colored pensioner of the war of
the American revolution, named John
Badeo.died lost week in Canada at the
age of 105, having been on the pen
sion list lor more than eighty years.
He fought on what was the "loyal"
side of the period.
Indiana "cussed ness" can go no fur
ther. Some wretch has stolen the on
ly pair of boots owned by a Crawford
county editor, thus obnnning hint to
the house till the opening of the bare
it took two or three hundred men
two days to open one of the Chicago
street car lines, after the great storm
llie ice hugged the havement most
persistently, aud the ax and pick were
the only implements that could make
That man out West who is always
doing surprising things, recently sent
an order to Chicago for a piano, and
soon after wrote to the dealers that he
and Ids wife couldn't find the place to
wind it up, and they wanted to be told
at once how to make the thing go.
The testimony of the Salt Lake
Tribune is that liberal sentiment are
rapidly spreading in Utah. On ) thing
is certain that if many silver discover
ies are made in Utah, and railroads
traverse the territory, it will no longer
be Brighara Young's "pocket bor
ough." A Rochester bill-poster, unable to
get his money from a firm in that city,
stationed himself in front of their
store with a placard on which was
printed, "Pav your debts." Having
thus collecteJ a crowd (but not the
money) he was arrested, fiued $10,
aud told not to do so again.
The Nathan's assassin, and the Rog
ers' murderer having been discovered
by the newspapers ! it is pretly cer
tuiu that the inhuman wretch "who
struck Billy Patterson," will be driven
from his long hiding place I The out
rage upon "Billy" is as old as the hills,
but his friends are now more numerous
than when the indignity was put upon
him, aud "they are eager for thery "
What do farmers persist .in making '
many fences for T They little reulizu ,
the fact the fences of the United States ,
have cost more thau the houses, cities
included; more than the ships, boats
and vessels, of every desciptiou, which
suil tbe ocean, lakes and rivers ; more
than any one class of property, aside
from real estate, except, it may be, the
railroads of our country.
A hotel at Ellenville, N. Y., has
one of its features, a "drunk room."
When a transient customer becomes
to much iutoxicnted thai he is unable
to take care of himself, he is put iuto
this room and kept thereuntil he is
able to navigate. This is certaiuly a
round in the ladder of progress, lluw
long will it be before every hotel with
a bar in it has its snug and cosy
"drunk-room T" I
Paradoxial as it may appear, to be
come round it is necessary to eat square
The shrinkage in the value of Pa
cifio Railroad securities, within the
last two weeks, is twenty-seven million
A medical journal estimates that the
people of tbe United States pay $125,
000,000 yearly for physicians' services
and for medicines, but they spent a
good deal more than that for liquors
and other things to make them sick.
For many years popular opinion has
declared that New York was the heav
iest taxed city in the United States.
Figures, however, show that the taxes
of Jtoston, considering the relative
amount of population, are greater than
those of New York.
Tbe Nation is responsible for the
statement that "a story has been long
current, and is tolerably wejl authen
ticated, that antipathy to and distrust
of Mr. Motley were first roused in the
President s breast by seeing that he
parted his hair in the middle."
Dr. M. 8. Latham, of Laramie,
Wvomintr. has arranged to inaugurate
sheen raising on the Laramie river, on
the Union Pacific Kailroad,on a scale
that may enable the New England
men who are in the enterprise in a few
years to regulate the price of the wool
market of the world.
Dr. Hammond advances the novel
idea that Spiritualism is a disease, hys
terical and cataleptic in its nature.
He professes to be able to cure the
worse case of medium by a treatment
of iron and strychnine. Tbe efficacy
of the latter if taken in sufficient
doses, may be safely warranted.
A sad instance of bow much many
people suffer, who are supposed by the
world at large to be in comfortable cir-
leumstauces, was seen in Jersey City on
buuday. A young lawyer, supposed
to be doing a good business and who
had many friends, was discovered to
be insane, the cause being that for four
davs he had not tasted food,
The Leader published at Warapun,
Wis., has a subscriber who has been
promising for years to pay his subscrip
tion in wood, and the editor, getting
tried of waiting, has investigated the
case, and found tho Dearest he has got
to paying is to plant an acorn. When
the tall oak crows up that editor is
going to have all the wood he wants.
The Elmira Advertiser says : A
young couple were married at Catta
raugus last week. The bride's shoes
hurt her feet so bad that she had to sit
down while the minister was performing
the ceremony. She said she wouldn't
postpone the wedding, but would get
married that night if she bad to go to
bed to do it.
The statement that the buffalo arede
serting the plains is pronounced a fic
tion. Tbey cover the plains for miles
and miles. The railroad track bothers
them They consider it a snare and
will not cross it. They run along by
the side of the track for miles and when
they come to a culvert dive under.
The census taker has brought to light
the best living specimen of a man en
tirely without curiosity. The phenom
enon resides in Indiana, and although
ho has been married five years, he don t
know vet what his wife's uaiue hannens
to be. He has felt satisfied to call her
"Say" ever since he has known her.
Boxford, Conn., is a quaint old Pu
ritan town not a glass of ale sold in
this place. It borders on eight towns,
is eleven miles long and six miles
wido, and has a population of eight
hundred and fifty souls, about the
same as one hundred years ago. Appro
priately enough, the chief industry of
the town is the manufacture of boxes
for shoes and matches.
There is a paper in New Orleans
that is strong on coincidences, aud its
latest is this; A child was stolen recent
ly while the bells were ring for a fire
in a certain building. The eveuing
the child was found another fire occur
ed in the same building. An on Thurs
day moring last, when the trial of the
abductors of the child was begun iu
the criminal court, the same building
took fire a third time and was burued
The other evening Mattie Patterson
delivered an excellent temperance leu-
ture iu Poiighkeepsie.beforea good au-
dieuce. Tho Chief of Police of the
city, in looking over some photographs
sent to him to aid in making arrests,
found the likeness of Miss Patterson
in the collection. It was soon ascer
tained that she was a runaway wife,
who had taken to lecturing to pay her
The third son of the Czar will come
to this country next spring. He is
tweiity-oue year of age, and has the
rauk of cuptuin of the fleet and aid-de-cumu
to the Emneror. He will be
accompanied by Admiral Poisele, who
superintends his studies. Prince Alexis
bus already been on a tour through
Europe aud Asia, and will travel
throughout the Uuited States. He
will take a trip down the Mississippi
aud perhaps visit California.
The tools with which editors hew oul
their fortunes the ' ads,"
Why is the sun like a good loaf?
Because it's light when it rises.
What State is ronnd on both end)
and high in the middle? Ohio.
The nearest the Parisians can now
come to mutton is a little raw weather.
An African in a dress circle was tht
cause of a rumpus in a Richmond
The National Land Company, of
Colorado have disposed of 84,000 aires
of land since April.
A Cincinnati thief stole an Episco
pal minister's black silk robe, desiring
the same for a masquerade costume.
Wolves enter the churches in Du
luth. One weighing 100 lbs. was re
cently shet in the Second Presbyterian
A Buffalo man aggravates his wif
by wearing five bauds of crape on hi.
bat, which constantly reminds her tha
she is the sixth sharer of his affections
It was cold, in Ottawa, Canada, on
Sunday night One of the papers says
that water left in kettles on the stove,
with a good fire, froze solid.
The Chicago Timet in chronicling
the fact that a man married to get ou'
of jail, remarked that "some chap,
have a queer idea of liberty."
Josh Billings observes; "Sekretsar.
kussed poor property, enny how; i:'
you circulate them yu looze them, ano
if yu keep them yu looze the interest or.
the iu vestment.
Daughter: "Well, to tell the truth.
I do not' think much of the close of th :
sermon." Father: "Probably yo..
were thinking of the close of the con
A good deal of the consolation of
fered iu the world is about as consoling
as the assurance of the man to his wif
when the fell into the river: "You'l- .
find ground at thu bottom."
Olive Logan, in her advocacy :
women suffrage, remarked to her malo
auditory, "that tbey had swallowed the
negro, and." she added, "I think it i'
pretty hard, indeed, if you can't go tL .
white woman as far as your lips."
A Chicago hackman made a stran '
ger, from whom he bad taken a sever
dollar fare, believe that a policeman
who stood near was the "boss," and h
would be mad if he heard about carry
ing passengers so cheap.
Near Seneca Falls in New York, on -George
Harper made seven attempts
to commit suicido, and failing in all c Y
them, he went to Waterloo and gi :
married. He must regard wedlock ai
the last refuge of desperate minds.
The Chicago Pott says: "McKeu..
Buchanan has been struck with paral
ysis, but, sad to relate, will probabi.
recover. We speak in the interest o
the noble histrionic art. He is the
best poker player and the poorest acU t
in the world."
In Galveston, Texas, there are thre
newspaper men named Jones, who a ,
constantly getting into trouble on ea
other's account. Week before last oi.e
of them was assaulted on tbe street f
writing an abusive article be had net
er seen. And a few days before, tb
wrong Jones was accused of desertii
his second wife, though he had ney. v
been married. The three Jones.
threaten, after the Milesian fashion, I.
exterminate one another to establi-1
A physician, who was something i
a wag, called on a colored Bapti '.
minister, and propounded a few pu;
zling questions: "Why is it," said h
"that you are n t able to do the san. .
mrracles that the apostles did? Th -were
protected against poisons and P
kinds of perils. How is it that y
aro not protected in the tame way
The colored brother responded pronip:
ly: "Dou't know about that, doctc
1 specs I is. I have tooken a might
sight of strong medicines from you"
doctor, and 1 is alive yet.
Tbe man who does not admire beaut;
in woman is not projterly constitute!
There is something wrong somewhere
His heart cannot be in the right plact
For ourselves we often time our walk
so as to meet the troops of young girl,
on their way to or from school. Th.
sight of them does us good. The t-lea
complexions, bright eyes, red lips ir
dicate health and happiuess. N:
cosmetics, there 1 Theyhave not .
arrived at that stage. The powden v
beauty may be more dUtingu thau th.
young girl whose cheeki are painU.'
by nature, but she larks the ineffable
charm of freshness w hich meq find sc
fascinating. In our opiuion no lad v
adils to her beauty bv the use i:
cosmetics. She may make herself mor.
brilliant but clear rich blood that come.
and goes iu the cheeks of the rust'
beauty is infinitely preferable. V,
know that the weary hello is strongiy
tempted the day after a ball when si
expects her gentlemen friends to ea'f,
to borrow the bloom dissipation hu
robbed her of. We advise her, hot'
ever, Jo let cosmetics alone. Let lit'
be natural and she will please all wlv
are worth pleasing.