The Forest Republican. (Tionesta, Pa.) 1869-1952, December 25, 1871, Image 1

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W. It. DUNN.
In, Kiox'i Building, Kln Street.
l TERMS, 12.00 A YEAR.
Subscription received for a shorter
Ljlod than throe month.
f Correspondence solicited from nil part
f 'of tlie country. No notice will bo taken or
i -annouymeu communications,
i Marriage and Death notico Inserted
4 grail.
l' A
r: t r- m. m
1 fVTeot every V'ednosday evening, at S
l ,X o'clock.
" W. P.. DUNN, W. C. T.
"Lot ua have Faith that Right makes Might; W inl
VOL. IV. NO. 38.
Faith let us to the end, dare do our duty as we understand if-LINCOLN.
ICtlW. tltTRRIDnit, Sr..,.
t . WRHitrr. n,rr.
OtU. W. 1)11 Mill . K
t,jiU jKr't, , TTOXESTA, PA
' Jsaao Ash,
: A TTORXRY AT LAW. Oil Clir- P.
W Wi'l pra-tice In the various Courts of
t oresl Count v. Ail biiHiness entrusted to
i,I in mre ui receive prompt attentl u.
W. W. Maoi,
A TTOUNEY AT I. AW. offloe on Kim
i. Street, above Walnut, Tionosta, Pa,
, C. W. Gllfillan,
1 k TTORNEY AT LAW, Franklin, Ve-
v i . uapgo uo., ra. tr.
N. B, Smiley,
A TTORNEY aT LAW, Petrotoum Cen
XV trp,Pa. Will practice lu Uie several
luurta of Koreet County.
W. P. Mercllliott,
' Attorney nt Law.
ri:ai. estate acsext.
r-tf .
THE UNDERSIGN KO having associ
ated themselves together In thn prac
tiee of law, otTcr their professional aorv.cea
to the public. at
Business promptly amended to In all fhe
' twnrts of Warren, Forost and adjoining
t nun :ies.
... .. Warren, Tn. Tidioule, Pa.
w Tlonesta House.
1Yf ITTET.. Proprietor, ' Kim St., Tlo-
ill. nestn. Pa., at themouthof the creek
Mr. Ii tls has thorortirhlv renovated the
Tknesta Mouse, and ro-furnlshed it com
plotelv. All who patronise him will lie
wall entertained at reasonable mtus. 20 ly
41 C
BI.ACK PROPniETOlt. Opposite
Kourt iionsit, TioupHtii, i'rt. Just
'lnrif .j. Nim rnniii( ii.n niiti iiuiii mill
f foiv hiinV'rA 'portion of thn public patrori
b 5 ago I leepectCully solicited. 4-17-lv
. Holmes House,
'TKXESTA, PA., opposite the Penot.
m. v . ii. Amine, I'rnnrietor. uoou nta
Minx connected with the house.
. . ., Syracuse. House,
T1DI(UT'',Pa., J. A 0 Maoee, Propie
tors. The house has boon thoroiiirhly
rerttted and is now in the tirst-clnss order,
with the best of Hcconimodutions. Any
nforntadon concerning Oil Territory at
this point will be cheerfully nirniHiien.
-ly J. k D. MAO EE,
Exchange Hotel,
If T OWKR TIDIOUTE, Pa., T). 8. IIams
J dkki, A So Prop's. This house having
been rented is now the most dosirable stop
ping place In Tidiouto. A good Billiard
poem attached. 'y
- National Hotel,
rRVtNETON, PA. W. A. Hallenbnek,
Proprietor. Thi hotel is Nkw, and is
open as a first class house, situate at
oe lunctlon of the Oil Crock A Allegheny
.liver and Philadelphia & Erie Itiiilroiwls,
nposite the Depot. Parties having to lay
ver trains will find this the most conven
ent hotel in town, with first-class aecom
nodstions and reasonable liartrns. tf.
. Dr. J. L. Aconb,
had rlrteen venrs' experience in s large
and successful practice, will uttend kII
.VrofeMionl Calls. Office ill hi Drug and
(Jrocerv Ntore, located in Tidiouto, near
iTldiouta House.
A full assortment of Medicines, Liquors
.'Tobacco, Cigars, (Stationery, Glass, Paints,
Oil. Cutlery, and line Groceries, all of the
lcst quality, and will be sold at reasonable
' 11. R. BUIWESS, an experienced Drug-i-
1st from New York, has charge of the
.tore. All proscriptions put up accurately,
Pine Lumber, Lath, Shingles &c.
Mills on Tioocsta Creek, Forest Co., Pa,
Tardi k Office eor. lli 1 Rail Road Sti.,
Established A. D. 1827.
Dithridge's xx Flint Glass
Silvered Glass Reflectors.
Those chimney do not break by heat.
Ask for Diturtdobs. Toko no other.
Pittsburgh. Pa.
New Boarding House.
"II TUS. fi. S. MU1.INGS has built a large
if I addition to her house, and is now pre
pared to accommodate a number of perma
nent boarders, and all transient ones who
may favor her with their patronage. A
g-Mid stable has recently lieen limit to ac
commodate the hordes of guests. l'haros
reaonai)le. Itiwtttence on Utu St., oppo
site S. Haslet's store, la-ly
Jos. Y. Saul,
DRACTICAI, Harness Maker and Bad
1 dler. Three doors north of Holmes
House, Tionosta, Pa.
All work ia war
rn. j.
U retu
N. BOLARD. of Tidioute. has
returnsd to his uractii'e alter an ab
sence of four months, spent In the Ho. pi-
misoiow i org, wiiere will attmul
calls in his profession.
oiuco in Kureka Drug Htoro, 3d door
move ine naiiK, li'lioute, fa. 4Uti
at th Store of
D. S. KNOX, & CO.,
Elm St., loneita Pa.
We are In daily receipt 01 th argtatand
which we are determined to sell regardless
of prices.
t (Conner of Cbujroh and Elm Streets, .
This firm isnrenared to do all work in
r 4U line, and will warrant everj-thing done
. .at their sh pa to give satisfaction, l'ar-
4cuiur aitouiion given lo
y. iiorse-siioi:ixo,
,0lve thorn a trial, and you will not re-
ret it. n-ty,
in a., vice prist, a. h. tiil(, oh,
Tiouesta, l'orebt CoV; Ps.
This )5a,nV transa;u. a Oeneral Banking,
ilollectiuu and Kxchane Husiiieas.
I'rutts on the Principal C'itiea of the
l.'nltt! Statist ami K.iirono LoilL'lit anil -old
. Uolil and Silver Coin aiid (ioverm -Ir iA
KC-ciiiiti.'S bought ami sold. 7-30 I sids
mm.verUxl on the most favorable tuna
Interest allowed on time deposit.
Mar. 4, tf.
CUBSCRTbK forth FfM Hepnl
i -
IIouso burnishing Goods, Iron, Nails,
Machine tools, Agricultural Implements,
Ac., Ae Ac., which w otror at greatly re
du6ed pnuea.
Good arable? Yes, sir; and if you
can look at it in the way of scenery
it's as pretty a piece of land as you'll
find in Kent County. That stretch
now ahead. By the way, there was a
queer thing happened on the track just
there, three years ago come ThankR
giving as queer as ever came in my
way since I ve been railroading. It
occurred in this way : I'll have time
to tell it I reckon. We have to switch
off for the express at the next station,
and lay by awhile. " "
This branch road, you see, was built
for the local peach business. I was
put on as conductor of the firt train
that was run. By George 1 how the
engine woke the country up! The
Dclawareaus re geuuine Southerners
lazy and hospitable. They were hos
pitable to the very train, in a way
commercial people couldn't under
stand ! It wasu't a matter of business ;
it was a home nflkir to them, lilcc their
church or their darkeys; something to
chuckle and gossip over, and bouts t
about. The stations used to be crowd
el with young fellows iu flushy neck
tits, aud their sweethearts, nice, mod'
est little girls, loaded with cheap fine
ry, who had made up purlies aud come
down from the interior to see the train
go by. Every did farmer on the route
thought he owued the engine (the Gen
eral Jackson It was), and knew each
separate car as well as he did his own
bulls and sheep. ; They'd treat their
wives to a few links ride as you town
people would rnn over to Europe with
Of course, sir, I was" at home here
on the road in two weeks. Everybody
called me Dick.' There were scores of
places where. I could drop iu for an odd
meal. ' 1 began to doubt whether they
were my uncles and cousins or uot.
Besides, a man here, after fifty, has no
other business but loafing. All the old
fellows got free parses over the road,
and forsook their corners by the tavern
fire fur the baggage car. There they
smoked day after day, and told queer
stories of their neighbors' families for
the benefit of anybody who chose to
listen. I knew all the gosaip by heart
directly. It was just when the peach
es were in bloom, too, when I went on
the road, and I soou was punching
open buils with my thumb-nail, and
talking learnedly of Early Blush und
Morris White with the rest.' Its a cu
rious sight to sec that piuk flush above
the early spring mud, from tine end of
the stale to the other, and to think
that the crop is the Cui matter of life
and death to the people.
The peaches had come and gone,
though, when uue day, about a month
before Thanksgiving, an old fellow
came on board ith his family, who
hud a pass for two down to St. Gcooge's.
saw at a glance he was one of my us
ual deadhead squad. A thiu, wiry old
man, white-headed, but as active as a
boy of sixteen, and with the true Del
awurean kuack of finding friends aud
showing himself friendly. He was a
reporter oil some Philadelphia penny
paper, aud had his ttote-book out ev
ery mttiuto, pumping rue aboyt the
Wilmington whipping post, Sluau s
fish-breeding experiment, aud the cun
dition of tl:e freed negroes.
"Makes items, makes items," said
he. "Pushes the paper woudcriullv
into local circulation."
ofall kinds,
" ,V I- ' MATRES8ES,
! ' ES, Ac, Ac, Ac.
In ENPLES VARIETY. Call and see,
7-tl ' " D. S. KNOX. A CO.
WANTED Men and Women seek
litu a uood n&viniv hnuinAiui to sell our II
lustrated. historical. biKcraphltal, rell'
4 iiotiH and Ai.ri on! t nr.i ivm-ku. Send stamp
lo t a particular how you rsn maeuu
rn to . tl per month. E. B. IKKAi. i uo
-Viib-:-, Uroadwsy, N. Y.
1 1,
ived years before. "We
iger aud cheerfuller then
said, "and I thought,
jf keeping the feasts
h k '""'V10'! place would cone
acK ieoie 0d feein "rhere
al a
than at
tfcA I
well ie'?Ve,lf 't.W""l1 ,,0S
. . . ,rna had its Hhnre of re.
joicing. Ii,,r, - . .... ...
ciintiw on It a 1
hunger-bittenked S"
r p oft people could not
which T f'niinrl
hired a house for
is that one beyu
family weut to hout
t wait
He hail been a d.ieror or lawyer, I
forget which, in New York, ami wtfs
starved out, he told me, aud so took up
jourualizii g. He did uot impress me
as a man of ability ; and besides, the
poor old fellow was worn out. It was
high time for him to lie by aud loaf
with the other in the baggage-car.
'Newspaper work," ho said, "pay
handsomely, compared to my owu pro
fession. We get on quite comfortably
on my salary ; quite comfortably."
I noticed, however, that both he and
his womeu folks were thinly andshab
bily dressed. I did not pay much at
tention to the wonivii, but there was a
boy, Dan, the old mau's grandson a
little chap of four that I took an odd
fancy to from the first. He had a
homely face, but I think on of the
most honest aud loveable I ever saw
Tanner that was the old roan's
name told mo that he had brought
his wife and daughter down to keep
Thanksgiving ia this village, where
salary. He
There it
hill. The
pptv.. :M a.M.
atnrt f a u-av iti it a . 1
. t.: i '"lid to run
no x iioiiv evenings K.
over Saturday, which i
men s Sunday, as you k. v., 1
tf. be vorir ( :U.,.IU T f.ll T c fS,B
it of watching with him 1W
always came out on the pot
tor him, his mother holdiui.
lllA llllllll T IIBU.I .A
.. i . 'Vie
pour nine wiutiw ever jet g ,
child day or night, and once I
ber thiuking what she would do
child should die. One has those u
idle faucies, you know. But D
was one of those women who seem
have uo life out-ide of the one or twj
people they love.
Well 1 Thanksgiving eve came, and
Tanner was aboard going home, but I
had n time to talk to hira, as the
train was crowned with people who
had been up in Wilmington laying iu
supplies of the holidav. Even the
passenger-cars were heaped with bas
kets atd bundles. Tanner had lils lit
tle package, too something for Dan.
I saw him peeping into it with his eyes
twinkling ouce or twice. I remember
how pleased he was when I brought
him a monster turkey for MrsTanner.
rhe old lady, although she had only
seen me on the train as it whisked by.
had taken an anxious iuterest icasore
throat I had, and sent me a bottle of
myrrh tea by the old gentleman.
I don't know
I had come from a part of thecouutry
where they never keepThanksgiving.or
because of the horror that followed.but
I remember that afternoon as one of
the brightest and cheerful lest of my
life. The air was cold and crisp. There
was a red mist over the hills; in the
cars and stations there was nothing
nut good humor aud friendly pood
wishes. I dou't think much of serious
things, yet it seemed to me that day
the people came with one accord near
er to God because of Thanksgiving.
Cue old gentleman on board had the
sumo ider I .uprose: for. as I sat
down behind hinTnrVb . ,.llin,,
I saw hi tn watching the passengers ami
j houses we passed wltmrii amused smile
aud, turning to his companion, hp .aid
"There's something very wlioleaome
in the effect of these holidays, Colonel.
They awaken men to a sense of depend
ence and a year's sermons
can not do."
Tlio other was so long in replying
that I locked up at him.
"When a mau has a home or home
j ties to give thanks for, the holiday is
useful, no doubt.
It was so quoer and cold an answer
that I felt a curiosity about the man.
He went back to his newspaper (which
was an English one, I noticed), alul
began to talk immediately about the
duties on silks and linens. I soon
found that he was largely interested
I in both ; had traveled over a good
his hat, asked leave to ride on the en
gine, in order to see the scenery.
Now the rules of the road were slip
shod enough, but that was n thing that
I never allowed. However I had ta
ken a curious interest in the man, and
I liked his courteous manner so I nod
ded and went before him through the
batrgage car, and over the tender to
see him safely acros. To my surprise,
Joe Fenton, our engineer, met him as
an oid acquaintance. Joe had been a
llan a week, I private in his regiment during the war,
They shook hands again and again,
and Fenton was in such a hurry to
tell that he was married and the fath
er of twins, that he stammered. The
Colonel laughed pleased. He was a
different man from the one I had seen
on the car. I waited a moment to
point out Brock's model farm to him,
when Joe said :
"You used to come down to these
parts for fishing aften, I remember,
Colonel I" ' .
"Where is your good lady now, sir ;
and the child? He was as peart a
youngster as I ever k unwed."
'I he gentleman replied but by ges
ure with his hand.
What, both T" ganpe l Joe. "Both T"
he Colonel did not spe:.k fir a
ute, and then he said quietly : "My
was with me in China. She sail-
the r-h!til for hiimn in rliA
I was to follow six mor.llis
sleeve, ami crying, "Jack 1 Jack 1"
I saw how it was In a flah, and mo
tinned Joe to' whistle warning, aiid
shouted, "All aboard, gentlemen. Ten
minutes latet" Though I'd have giv
en the world just to wring the old
man's hand. It was not a rejoicing fur
us tn take part in.
Though I've got no brtfpr frienls
than the Colonel and his father, .Toe
and I go there by invitation as often ns
Tanksgiving comes round. No one
ever speaks of that day, but it is nev-
er nut or remcmtirnncc. l minor is
their hotiae stone beyond the bridge,
Want to see Joe, eh ? He's on the en
gine, sir. Passengers not allowed on
the engine.
St. George's! Tickets!
put Ol
other tn
a thing
Pelral weut down. There
ie saved."
nothing; but presently he
hand and eninolhed the
leeve. It was just such
rtmiin u-mild dr.
The Co . n.i,i,i Iin.f:i oa if
afraid he . ..
., i betray anv emotion,
"I m on myV
of my fatheA hag ,eft New E
....... P'ev. ca8ily lo8t sight cf
in America." . .
"That's a fac ' BttiJ Joe and
then he an.l I bet tltlk
engine, glad to gei,fck t() her Vo
had no right to m,le with n gr;et
like that; 1 i
I went back on to ,e cars again,
until we came to that n t liuiuile
part of the world, trailed in Mima
and Japan, ami, rs I guessed, success
fully. He had the air of a man ac
customed to command, and to a life of
ease. He was a middle-aired, stnutly-
built mau, with a clean shaved, power
ful face, aud shrewd, pleasant eyes. I
noticed through all his conversation he
tried to avoid seeing the happy groups
of people who were incessantly getting
on or otr the train ; and mice, when a
child in passing pulled at his cano, he
turned his back roughly on it. Yet I
had a fancy I don't know why that
the people and Thanksgiving mattered
more to tiim than any of us.
His friend said to him presently,
"You are not well, Colonel ?" 'Never
was better. But the truth is, Venn,
this country is all familiar to me, and
anything which recalls aid limes makes
me nervons aud irritable. It's a weak
ness which I will outgrow probably.
If you will excuse me I'll go forward."
He saw mo ju.'t then, and, touching
beyond Tanner's housc.ilien l itep
ped back to the enirino. rimd n un
easy feeling aouielnw aWmt living
the man there. We had lel liiiVaud
were going at full epced, whetAJoe
gave a horrible oath, and at the Ajiuc
moment somethig fluttered dowiAoti
to the track from the bank uot twenty
yards ahead. The next I saw that it
was a child, that it was Dan laughing,
and runuing with both hands out, to
meet up. You know, sir, how long a
Hi iim to like that lasts- I hud time to
hear Joe's mad whistle for dou u break
shrieking out through the hills. ""
think it w....);u- Jel1 of a devil,
aud to thauk God that Tanner was in
tllO back, of thu truiu, aud could Uot
see what we would have to sex. and
yet it was all but a breath of tim.
It was loo late. Thu engine diifiiot
slacken aud the child was hurrying to
ward it. Then I saw its mother above
the bank, running down the fluid. She
had missed Daii.uud would bo iu sight
I remember Joe's lips were white.
Yet he said a cool as could be, "It
would be deuth, 1 rockou ; but if a
man could swing himsell dowu from
the cow-catcher "
I pushed forward, but the Colonel
licIJ me back.
"I've nothing to lose," he said, and
as swift as a cat he passed round the
ledge, aud threw himself headlong
ou the track iu frout.
I shut my eyes. The engine and the
whole train thundered on, slackened at
lust, aud slopped. I remember how
slowly I climbed down and looked
over lo a field. I did uot know what
I would tread into ou ihe track or sec.
The people poured nut of thu train.
Iu the clay lay the Coining like one
dead clear of the track, sir. He
held the child alive aud unhurt, still
clutched iu both huuds. He was only
stunnud, and came to in a minute,
aud stood up; but he did not seem to
see the train, or the crowd of men
about him ; nothing but the boy, over
whose face he was passing hi hand.
"God Almighty 1" he ciied. "It's
my Dan!"
Then I saw the child's mother down
ou the ground with both arms about
her husband's knees, and poor old
Tanner, pale as a ghost, pulling at bis
The Amazons.
According to a very ancient tradi
tion, the Amcziii8 were a nation of
women, who suffered no men to re
main among them, but marched to
battle under the command of their
queen, and formed for a long time a
formidable state. They hclu occasion
al intercourse with the men .of the
neighhorif g states. If boys were born
to them, they either sent them to llu-ir
fin hers, or killed them.' But they
brought up the girls for war, and
burned oh" their right breasts, that
they might not he prevented from
bending thu bow. From ibis custom
they received the name Amazon, that
is. "breastlcss." Such is the ordinary
talc; the origin of which is perhaps to
be accounted for by supposing that
vague reports, exaggerated and poet
ically embellished, had reached the
Greeks of the peculiar way : in which
the women of var.nus Cuucnsian (lis
tricts lived, performing military du
ties which elswhere devolved ou hus
bands, and also of the numerous ex
amples of female heroism which trav
elers inform 113, still distinguish the wn
men of that region. In later limes,
however, the word Amazon Inn been
supposed to have some connection with
the Cirnsian word "Maza," sipnifV
ing the mmm, ns if the myth of the
Amazon hud taken Its origin in the
irsliip of the niaon, which prevailed
on le border of Ana. I ho nations
of Anwzons have been nicmioned by
the aneleatsX First, the Asiatic Amu-
r 1 . 1 .1 1 I I
zons, tfom vii'xjn tnt tuners unincnen
off. These dveV on the shores uf the
Black Sen, aimaming the mountains
Rates of Advertising.
One Sriunre(I Inch,) one Insertion. ...l F9
One Square " one month 3
OneS(iiare " three months... fl f)0
OncSijiiare " oue year..-.-. 10 (0
Two NfiiRrps, one year l- 00
Quarter Col. . " ..:MM 0
Ilnlf " " M no
One " " lOO 00
Business Cards, not exceeding one inch
In length, $10 per year. 1 . t.
Legal notices at ostiiblislied rate. '.
These rates are low, and no deviation
e-III be mi.'lo, or discrimination among
patrons. The rnles olli rotl ae such, n
will make it to the advnntagenf mmnlol
business In the limits 'd the circulation of
tlie loipcr to advertise- libenillv.
Cot-ldn't Understand it.
The Hartford C'ournnt says: During
the Grand Duke Alexis' walks through
the Bridgeport cnrtndgo fuetnry the
other day, ho pointed to several work
ingtnen and inquired of Governor. lew
ell, "Are these men what yu call the
common people?" The Governor re
plied that they were a fab specimen of
the wort' ing classes in this country.
"But du you mean to say that these get
into nfllciul position?" further asked
the imperial scion, "Perhaps not any
of these men," rejoined Governor Jew
ell ; "but men of their clai-sdo; they
are educated men, mnst of them that
is they can all probably read and
write, and most of them take and read
the newspapers." "Do you know of
any enses where such men have actual
ly been elected tn i.flice?" again que
ried the curious Alexis. "O, certain
ly," the Governor said ; "I myself,
worked in the shop as u tanner till I
was twenty years of age;" anil the an
nouncement seemed to puzzle the Duke
a good deal. Here was the Governor
of a State, as well dressed and as well
appearing as himself, who had actually
worked in a shop, and this man was
welcoming him in behalf of a hundred
thousand voters ; it was mure of an
enigma than he had ciphered on pre
viously ; but as be. goes through the
country he will ascertain, upon inqj'ir
i ig, that very many of the public meu
here have come direct frojn the work
shop. In Mai-sachusclti, where be ia
now visiting, Governor Clufliu was a
shoemaker, Senator Wilson w3 a cob
bler also, and Geu. Banks was a ma
chinist. The bridge now in process of ercc
tiou acmes the 'Mississippi, at St.
Louis, is one of the wonders of the age.
It is to a be tubular, cast steel, arch'
bridge, suppoit d by the abutmen s
und two piers; the latter are 515 feet
apart, and -197 each from its nearest
ahlttmeit, mkhjr .. "- --.-.
500 feet each. Its greatest span is the
. ...i l'.:l.. I. ...... I.fiifi.o
same as tlvit 01 me ivuiiciinuifc f
-r t ..F f l.n It lime in
over the J-.eca, an mm . - -
Holland. Telford's suspension bri.lge
ar ms the Menar Slruil has a span of
"70feet. The Victoiiu tunuiar mm
briire ofMnntre-il exceeds this great-'
ly in length, being 0,HO U t m.i
but it rests upon twenty four pieM, and
its spans are ma nly nly li ct'
The suspension bridge at Niagara paus
8'1 feet, and is 245 feet above the wa-
Ybe Earn river bridge win sp n
feel, at a Ugfct midway ot 100
of the Caucasia especially in tl
nniirbbnl'llolKt oi tin uititlcm ireDisonn
on the river Terinni.,n,iiwTevm .lb.'jU.CW
... 1..... . . .! ...... . let.
fliev ure sain f ne un.c- . . ,...uri in
, .. .. a.:. ...j ... !.... A woman wn. insx i.e. .n......-
O led tne wii".- mm - -- , , . ... ,,a
k..:u a n,. T-'iilii'sn. Connee. and the late war, nana..""" - -...-
... ... r - - .. m . mrtJ wu had Inst his wit by a
other cm "" 'lcen, - ,....,,.
decree 01 tno v-uu.v.
vfdnwgnve him was: "The Lerd part
ed me and my husband, but your own
devilish actions purled you ami your'
.ic., und if you want another you must
Ito to tbo .fevil for oue, for I wou (
have you.
"I weeded my friends," said an ec
centric old mau. "by hanging a leco
of stair-carpet nut of my1 first-floor
window, witSta constable announce
ment uftixed. It had tho desired ef
fect. I snuu saw who were my frieuds.
It was like linn- a gun at a pidgemi
house. They forsook the buildiug at
the first report."
A venerable deacon evidently ab
sorbed iu the political campaign, se
lected Ihe eightoetith chapter of Luke
for rtuding at family prayers, and in
nocently reud it : Two men went up
into the temple to pray ; tho one being
u Pharisee and tho other u liepubli
call. Two young ladies and an IrUhmau
wen- conversing ou uge, whou olio of
them put thu home question.:
"Which one of us do v "i think is
tho elder. Mr. 11 ?"
"Sure," replied the gallant Ilebcr
nian, "you both look younger hau the
A Persian philosopher being usked
by what method he had ucijuired so
much knowledge, replied, "by Uot be
ing prevented by shame from asking
questions respecting things of which
1 was iguoiuut."
New York claims him now the
113 years old man who voted for all (
the 1'resideuts, saws wood, und all
Son;; of the fiwn C-iU uio early,
mother 01.1.
or, according to others, Aniiane, was
killed by Hercules, as the ninth of the
labors imposed on him by Eurystheo
consisted iu taking from her the shoul
der belt bestowed on her by Mars. On
one of tlip expeditions. - -'azns
ch.uo .. Auteil, in tho tilneof Theseus.
They uUo ...u.ched under the command
nf their queen, Peiithesilea, to nssitt
Priam anttiust the Greeks. They even
appear upui the scene in tho time ul
Alexander the Great .when their queen,
Thulestris, paid him a visit, iu order
to become a mother by the conquer
or of Asia. Second, the Scythian
Amazons, who, in after t'nies married
among the neiglib. ring Scythians, and
withdrew. further inio Sanmina. Third.
tho African Amazons, who, under the
command uf their queen, Myrina.sub-
duel the Gorgon und Atlantes, march
ed through Egypt and Arabia, and
founded their capital nn the Luke
Tritou;s, but were then annihilated by
Eighteen copies of the first editnn of
the Bible ever printed are still in exis
tence. They were primed iu Metz be
tween the year 1440 ami 144'. Mr.
James Lenox, of New York, owns one
of the copies, having purchased it al
a cost of three thousand two hundred
dollars. .
The long street-costumes are made
fashionable by those who hnve largo
shaped feet and ugly ankles. A wo
niHii with a pretty foot thinks it really
wicked a well a extravagant to drag
a haudsnmeslik dress over dusty streets
and muddy crossings. And she is right
A Woman right woman said in
lecture, that the only decent thinir
about A I nn was a rib aud tlut weut
to wake sounding li tter.