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'4. B. AEI:BERSON,' N. D.,
Office at the Wajrnesboro' , "Corner Drug
- .1) B. FRANTZ,
Has resumed the practice of Medicine.
OFFICE—In' the Walker Building—near
- the Bowden - HouSe: Night calls should be
made at his residence on Main Street, ad- ,
joining the Western School House.
JOHN A. IIYSSONG, .
ATTORNEY AT LAW, ,
HAVING been admited to Practice Law
at the several Courts in Franklin-Coun
ty, all business entrusted to his care will be
promptly attended to. Post Office address
Mercersburg, Pa. •
WWe -D TRI o,lll s ,
* ATTORNEY AT LAW,
W.A.1731E511011.0', PA,. •
— Will give - prompt and close attention to all
business entrusted to his care. Office next
door to the Bowden House, in the IValker
.JOSPII DOUGZAs r
• WAYNESBORO', PA.
Practices in the several Courts of Franklin
and adjacent Counties.
N. B.—Real Estate leased and sold, and
Fire Insurance effected on reasonable terms.
D. A. STO - CTP_PM
-Experienced in Dentistry, will insert you
sets of. Teeth at prices to suit the times.
Feb. 16, 1871.
----- 70133 St A
(FORMERLY OF 3.IERCERSBERG, PA.,)
OFFERS his Professional services to the
' 4 citizens of, IVaynesboro' and,vicinity.
DR. STRICKLER has relinquished an exten
sive practice at Mercersbur g , where he has
been prominently engaged fora number, of
:years in the practice of his profession.
• He has opened an Office in Waynesboro',
.at the residence of George Besore, Esq., his
Father-in-law, where he can•he found at all
times when not professionally engaged.
July 20, 1871.-tf.
A. K. BRANISHOLTS,
RESIDE T DENTIST,
WAYNESBORO', PA., .
Can be found at all tithes at his office where
• he hi prepared to insert teeth on the best
"basis in use and at prices to suit the times.
`Teeth extracted, without pain by the use of
-chloroform, eather, nitrous oxid egas or the
freezing process, in a manner surpassed by
Wejhe undersigned being acquainted with
A. IVl3ranisholts for the past year; can rec
ommend him to the public generally to be
-a Dentist well qualified to perform all ope
rations belonging to Dentistry in the most
Drs. J. 13. AMBERSON, I. N. SNIVELY,
E. A. HERRING, J. AiLRIPPLE,
J. J. OELLIG, A. S. BONBRAKE,
T. D. FRENCH.
sept 29tf ]
MILLINERY GOODS 4'
TO TILE LADIES !
.I\IRS. C. L. HOLLINBERGER has just
received a full supply of new Millinery
goods. Ladies are inrittxl to eall andesamine
S. E. Corner of the Diamond,
11 - . LS at all times a fme - assortment of Pic
o ■ tures Frames mid Mouldings. Call and
pe specimen pictures. June tf.
C. A__ S. 1.7702.171,
WA POIZES AND JR 'MLR Y s ,
883 WEST BALTIMORE STREET,
• BALTIMORE, MD.
11ErWatches'Repaired and Warranted. - a 1
Se Jewelry Made and Repaired.`el
July 13, 1871.-tf.
SURVEYING AND CONVEYALCING.
THT undersigned having had some ten
years experience as a practical Surveyor
is-prepared to do all kinds of Surveying,
laying out and dividing up lands, also all
_kinds of writing usually done by Scriveners.
Parties wishing work clone can call on, or
address the undersigned at Waynesboro', Pa.
.feb A. B. STOLEII.
rpm subscriber informs the public that he
J- continues the Barbering business in the
room jlext, door to lUr. Reid's Grocery Store,
and.is at all times prepared to do hairs cut
ting, shaving,s hampooning etc. in the best
style, The patronage of the public is respect-
Aug 23 1871,
NEW MIIIIIINIERY STORE t
itirits. KATE G. STOVER. 'announces to
.1,1: the ladies of Waynesboro' and vicinity
that she has commenced the Millinery bus
iness in front room next door to the Hard
ware Store of S.' B. Rinehart, and has open
ed out'a full line of Spring and Summer
Goods, embraeing . all the latest styles.
Ladies are invited to call and examine
bet goods. May 11-tf
fIONCAYE. ' INVEX spectacles, at
V • " • ALEX. LEEDS
- Beautiful morning of light,
Cloudless grace of the sky,
Waters bathing the sight,
Birds with their minstrelsy
Singing gladness of day,.
Making the fugitive sweet,—
Till a red leaf drops at my feet,
And summer has vanished away !
The maple-tree swings in ether,
The ripples are washing the sand,
Winds give the waves a white feather,
And they fling them back to the land ;
The black ducks watch their play ;
But the crowding swallows we see
In the scarred old jUniper tree
Say, Summer is wearing away.
Shadows lie dark on the hillside,
Sunshine lies Warm on the shore,
But the Golden Rod' waves in his pride
And-the-clover blooms no more ;
Gone are white blossoms of May,
There robe is a,purple leaf;
, And the corn stands ripein his sheaf,
For summer is gliclin_ .111V8 .
Turbulent ,mornings of prime,
Joy of the first rude endeavor,
Dawn of a blossoming time,
Ends no October can sever
The violet days are done,
And the balm of autumn at length
Shall he grand in the setting sun.
Those early years! those early years!
Of childish hopes and childish tears ;
How sweet their cherished mem'ry seems
Of guileless hours and fairy dreams,
When erst a child in careless glee,
I sported round my mother's knee.
Those olden lays ! those olden lays!
The joyous tones of other days;
How oft their mem'ry o'er me steals,
And youthful dreams of life reveal,
'When o'er my eye of earnest blue
ICo cank'ring, care its shadow threw.
Those buried loves! those buried loves!
'Time's fading treasure aptly proves;
Whate'er my change, as life decays,
The thoughts of those far happier days,
Shall cling, through grief and gloom,
Till I shall rest within the tomb !
• Silver threads are gathering in your
hair ; and you are growing old, and you
often sit in the twi-light and think of the
times that have passed.
You think of that Wednesday evening,
long, long ago, whe you stood out in the
maple grove to the east of your father's
house, and saw the young lady walk
down the road to Squire Watson's corner,
and turn into the lon,,(riane which led in
to his house. The golden and parti-color
ed leaves were falling from the great oaks
and maples which stood on either side,
forming a rich, soft carpet for 'her feet
as she walked along.
It was one of those mellow autumn
days, wheuthe entire world seems to be
wrapped in a soft, summer haze, and when
one loves to sit down: and ruminate on
the past, and dream bright day-dreams
of the future.
You were only a boy then. Twenty
summers hadpa.ssed over your head, but
as yet no trouble had come to you, and
felt as free and as happy as the merriest
bird in the air. You had your gun in
your hand and your faithful dog Rover
stood by your side. You were just retur
ning from an afternoon's hunt, and you
felt rather proud of the game you had
As you looked again at the young lady
you felt a strange sensation at your heart.
How beautiful she appeared, as with her
jaunty hat and crimson coat she passed a
long. You fancied that she
up into the grove where you stood, as if
looking for you.
You felt sure it was the young ;lady
who had been engaged to teach the vil
lage school, for you had heard that she
was going to make her home at Squire
Watson's, and you knew she must be on
her way there now.
• You went home and put your gun a
way, but could not stop thinking of the
young lady. You thought she formed
such %pretty picture as she walked a
long under the soft luhze which Seemed to
have gathered around the great branch.:
es over her head, and you. wished that
you could have been an artist to paint it
all just as it looked to you.
W hen you went to sleep that night
you dreamed of her, and you felt almost
ashamed of yourself for going the next
day up into the' grove, and ading in
the same spot you stood before, to look
down the' lane and imagine that. she was
passing along as she did the day before.
You remember the time when you, in
company with other "big boys," started to
school.. It was the day after Thanksgiv
ing, and the wind was roaring in the val
leys, and . the leaves of "sere and yellow"
were . flying before the angry gusts.
You remember how bashful you felt as
you went in and received the kindly greet
ing of thefairy-like Julia r and how ill at
ease you felt the live-long day. You won
dered how a city lady, just your age, should
know so much - more than you ; and then,
after consulting Tom Blake about it, you
accounted for it by saying, that she had
W. A. PRICE
----41,-FAXILY:NE*SPAPER==-1/EI7OTD TO LITERATURE, LOCAL AND GErtERALIi*Fs;.ETC.
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THOSE EARLY YEARS
BY M. L. MATHESON.
LOVED AND LOST.
WAYNESBORO', FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY : , SEPTEMBER, 21, 1871.
• been going to ,sehoolrall her. life, whilst
you lived in ,the'country where they had
but five.or six month's school in the year.
You remember, too, how kindly Julia
assiited you in those "hard sums," and
how encouragingly she alWays spoke to
you, when you became discouraged over
the dry studies of arithmetic and gram
mar. You. remember how she always
spoke to the scholars in a sweet, kindly
voice, which always sounded a great deal
sweeter when addressed to you. You some
times fancied she cared more for you than
she did for the other "big boys," and the
thought always sent a gladdening thought
to your heart.
Ah, you loved that fair Julia ; but, like
many another, you loved'and knew it riot!
You remember, too, how you used to
get out on the play-ground at dinner-time,
to play your usual game of ball, and how
you used to watch the lower window of
the school house to see if Julia sat there,
as she sometimes did to witnes's the game.
When her bright faoe was at the window,
you always played better, and never fail
ed to send the ball away up among the
top of the trees.
You remember the great tall oaks that
stood in front of, the door, and how she
used to sit at their roots, surrounded by
_h er _ sc h o lar f , and sim*Romeg 'ftivd_oldsong,_
or tell them of her city home. You were
a big boy, an'it wasn't proper for you.to
be one of those listening groups, yet you
often turned from the play ground to look
at them, and you often wished that you
were one of the little folks, so that you,
sing those sweet songs, and tell those beau
You remember, too, how you used to go
to the brick church that stood on the hill,
Surrounded by those towering oaks and
locusts, and how you always -watched and
waited for the coming of the Squire's car
riage. And then when the carriage came,
you went up the broad steps and into the
house, and waited again for the Squire's
family to comein. You did'nt care for
either of the Squire's daughters, but you
kneW that the pretty school ma'am would
be with tlie - m, and you always felt a little
flutter at your heart when she came in.
You remember the exact place in the
pew where Julia sat, and you can see the
squire even now, as he walked down the
broad aisle carrying his cane under his
arm. When the hymn of praise was sung,
you heard Julia's voice alone, and felt
very uneasy when she sang from the same
book with the Squire's son. You thought
she should have had the Wook all to her
- .You are growing old now. Silver
threads are be , rinnin to weave themselves
in your hair, Yet you havealways remain
ed true to your first love. You haveseen
many other girls, but somehow they were
not as Julia, and somehow you never car
ed for them.
A tear steals down your cheek, as you
think of the morning she left the old school
house under the hill, and bade a kind a
dieu to all her scholars. You think of
how she. clasped your hand, and how her
voice trembled as she said "good-by," and
then how still she stood, with your hand
in hers, as though there was something
more she should say. You can't forget
how she again came up to you• before she
got into the carriage, and said "good-by"
again, and told you you must not forget
your friend and teacher.
Alt, she loved you then ! as truly and
deVotedly .as you loved her, but you did
not know it. Yott could 'not believe that
the grand city lady would care for the
poor country. boy.
You sit and think, and the tear some
how will run down your cheek. You wipe
it away, that another follows, and you
cannot keep your mind from running a
way back to that last winter .of yout go
ing to school.
You often wonder where Julia is now.
You heard that she married a farmer, and
went away to the West to live, and that
is all you ever heard of . her. And then
you wonder if she would not as willing
be a farmer's wife here as away out in the
Thus you sit and gaze away down the
misty aisles of the past, and you become
gloomy, and you wonder if. there is no
pleasure, no enjoyment at all in this wide
world fir you.
You have heard that "every cloud has
a silver lining ;" but no silver lining has
yet appeared to yoUr great, angry, frown
Ah, well ! "Tis bettei to have loved and
lost,' then never to have loved at all ;" mid
so you believe, and you pray in your heart
that the kind, sweet-faced Julia may nev
ei know a want—that she may be happy
on earth, and that when the cares and
vexations of life are ended, you may meet
her on the other side of the jasper walls
of heaven, where no farewells are said, and
where all is. peace. and joy and love. .
Salt stimulates digestion.
Pineapples irritate the bowels.
Ripe currants will cure diseases of the
Dry react and rhubarb wine will cure dys
Sunstroke is caused by a sudden check
Lemons will cure chills and fever, and
correct a bad liver.
Onions are the best vegetable known
to correct bad blood
Ice cream produces acute dySpepsia in
consumptive patients. •
Canteloupes eaten freely will cure dys
entery and cholera morbus.
Cracked wheat boiled or cooked as rice
is a good diet for dyspeptics.
Gooseberries contain astringent quali
ties, and are good in diarixes. •
Mush and iailkis the bestdiet for those
desiring-an increase of avoirdupios. •
S , ?enoticc oftkic devil in hUmorous column
Just Their Way.
"Comeback sir, come back sir,
When I tell you to leave me
I mean yonto stay." '
That's so, who 'ever knew a girl now-a
days to say what she Meant ! Keep com
pany with ;them a whole year upon a
stretch, then ask them to have you and
see how they'll act. Ten chances to one
if they don't open their blue' eyes' in as
tonishment at what they term • your pre
sumption, and ask you"what in the World
you mean." Why they never thought of
- such a thing as marrying; not they, "why
what ever put such a preposterous idea
into your head ;" what had they ever d'one
to allow you for a moment tosuppose they
cared a whit more for you than they did
for Mr. Smith over the way, or Mr. Jones
around the corner,andyet mark my word'
if you are green enough to still persist in
your suit, it will not be long before they
will tell you with seeming'reluctance, that
they will think about the matter, when in
truth they had thoright of nothing else for
at least six months and wondered when
you would offer yourself,callino• you in
their hearts "a slow catch.", Aer they
had kept you on tender-hooks until you
have become tired, and you have about
mate - uiryoirrmind - to — let - them—go-and
devote yourself to some other fair one,
and . conclud you will ask them jast once
more, they will simper out "yes" with as,
innocent an air 'as possible.
Bible Now in Bible d , s it was'nt so, not a
bit (Ct.__ The ot,w_omares_conduct..-was
an index of r heart, when for instance
the Father o Rebecca asked her if she
would go vi 1 the servant •of Isaac ! she
replied at once "I will go." Had she been
a daughter of the nineteenth century, she
would have said : "Oh pshaw ? go with
him, what'll I go with. him for ? Why
no ! Isaac must be sick !.Go with him ?
why of course I wont !" And then, she
would have gone with him. Oh these
Letters of Recomniendation.
A gentleman advertised for a boy to
assist him in his office, and nearly fifty ap
plicants presented theraSelves to him. Out
of the whole number he in a short time
selected one, and dismissed the rest :
"I should like to know," said a friend,
"on what ground you select that boy who
had not a single recommendation."
"You are mistaken," said the gentle
man ; he had a great many. He wiped his
feet when he came in, andelosed the door
alter him, showing that he was careful.—
He gave up his seat instantly to that lame
old man, showing he vias kind and thought
ful. He took oir his cap when he came
in, and answered my questions promptly
and respectfully, showing he was polite
and gentlemanly. He picked up the book
which I purposely laid on the floor, and
replaced it on the table, while all the rest
stepped over it or shoved it aside ; and he
waited quietly for his *turn, instead of
pushing and crowding, showing that he
was honeskand orderly. When I talked
with him I noticed that his clothes were
carefully brushed, his hair was in nice or
der, and his teeth as white as milk ; and
when he wrote his name I noticed that
his finger nails were 'clean, instead of be
ing tipped with jet, like that handsome
little fellow's in the blue jacket. Don't
yuu call those things letters of recommen
dation ? I do, and I would give more for
what I can tell about a boy by using my
eyes ten minutes than all the fine letters
he can bring me." •
Down the Hill.
The evening of every man's life is com
ing on apace. The day of life will soon
be spent. The sun, although it may be
up in mid heaven, will pass swiftly down
the.western sky, and disappear, What,
shall light up a man's path when the sun
of life has gone down? He must travel on
to the next world ;'what shall illuminate
his footsteps after the nightfall of death,
amid the darkness of the journey ? What
question more important, more practical,
more solemn for each reader . of our jour
nal to ask.himself ? That is a, long, jour
pey to travel without light, without a.
guide, and without a friend. Yet every
man must perform it. The time is not
far distant when all men will begin the
journey. There is au evening star in the
natural world. Its radiance is bright and
beautiful, and cheering to the benighted
traveler. But life's evening star is in
good hope of Heaven. Its beaty and
brilliancy are reflected from the sun of
righteousness, whose bright rays light up
the evening of life, and throw their radi
ance quite across the darkness of the grave
into Inimanuel's land. It has illumina
ted the footsteps of many a traveler into
eternity. It is of priceless value. A
thousand worlds cannot purchase it ; yet
it is 'offered without price to him who will
penitently and thankfully receive it.
FRIGHTENED TO DEATEL-A Kentuc
ky man• who attempted to cross a high
railroad bridge at Sheperdsville, in that
State, on the 24th ult., stumbled and fell
between the ties, but, fortunately, manag
ed to grasp a tie with his hands and there
hung dangling, with 100 feet of sheer fall
beneath him. He was utterly unable to
to regain the top of - the bridge and he
hung on with a death grasp until his cri
es brought assistance. Lifted from his
perilous position he was led off the bridge
and sat down for a few minutes, apparent
ly overcame by the danger through which
he had passed. Then he got up, as he
said to go home, walked a few steps, and
fell to the ground dead. Physicians,
who carefully examined his body,• say
that there was no bruse or wound sufici
eat to disable him, much 114 s cause death
and are of opinion that his death was
caused by fright.
A belle at Saratoga boasts of baying had
twelve offers this season.
Liquor Drinking. •
The people - of the United: States, ac
cording to Commissioner Wells, swallow
ed by retailirr a single year, $1,574,491,
865 worth of liquor poison. Of this vast
sum, New York guzzled- $246,917,528 ;
Pennsylvania $152,653,495, and Illinois
$119,993,946. This is the direct cost of
a'single year, in which poverty has been
general throughout the country ; in. which
thousands of families have. suffered for
necessaries' of life ; in which large
numbers have died - of starvation and ex
posure. ' Indirectly. the cost has been im
measurably greater. It is summed up in
blighted hopes, saddened homes, ruined
fortunes, brolten hearts, debauchery, degra•
dation, dishonor and death. Every pris
on in he land cries aloud against this
frightful evil ; every insane asylum has
its raving maniacs ;*every brothel and
gambling hell bears witne,ss to its deprav
ity ; every penitentiary isa monument to
its effectstlry gallows "its tale of ruin
tells." And et the great,_ unthinking
wor rives madly-along, guzzling, riot
ing, impoverishing, ruining, drinking up
their substance, filling the land with criine ,
and sorrow, and wretchedness. Yet so it
is ; and now — we officially—informed
that our own country, boasting its intel
ligence and civilization, drinks $1,574,-
491, 865 worth of retail liquors in a sin
_ This is a curious world. Two .months
ago one B. F. Simmons eloped from St:
Paul with a married lady, both of them
leaving families behind thetti. Both were
in "good society." Both were execrated.
The other day,both returned. The woman
was met with reproaqites and epithets.—
Old friends cut her on the streets. A di
vorce was denianded by her agrieved
husband. She was voted an outcast. How
about Simmons ? Simmons was a man, you
see, and that makes a difference, you
know. His wife and weeping friends wel
comed him with embraces—the poor, mis
led prodigal. His cronies laughed with
him gaily on his gallantry. That night
he drove around town with his family be
hind dappled greys, and bowing and smil
Mrs.—no matter about the other name
—the other reprobate—is literally spurned
and driven from her home by all who
knew her, while her paramour and the e
qual criminal has not even for a moment
lost his business footing, and is just as
much the favorite in society as ever. For
he is a mau, you know. Why is 'this thus?
It is wrong. One of three things ought
to come to pass. Either a woman's lapse
from virtue ought to be regarded with
more charity, or else the man who drags
her down ought to be held to an equal
punishment—or else polygamy ought to
be:established at once, and Brigham Young
elected President. It i simply shameful
hat women should be punished ten times
as severely as men for the same sin.--
Pittsburg Dispatch. •
Adhearance to Orders.
• Old Captain Tarter, who was in• com
mand of the Betsy, . many years • ago in
,Pacifie, was a most uncomfortable,
man who governed his subordinates on
the/ knock-down-and4lrag-out system.— . -
He was even more hated - by -his officers
than by Jack on the forecastle.
One day he and his second mate had
been at high words; and after the storm
had blown over,. the old man Was going
down below, as was his . regular custom,
for an afternoon nap.
"Brown !" he 'called to an officer, pur
posely &lopping the handle to his• name
to humiliate and exasperate him, "do you
know how to hill a hog ?"
"Yes, sir, I suppose I can manage' to
"Well, kill, that hog !" pointing out a
particular one in the heard.
And down went the captain to his siesta.
Mr. Brown called -a couple of hands
from forward. and ordered them to Catch
the porker and drag: him along ;to the
"Carpenter !" said he, "bring me your
With two powerful blows the pig was
decapitated, and the head and the body
thrown down separately in the scuppers.
"Old man didn't say anything about
dressing the pork," growled Mr. Brown,
as he went at again.
Some two hours later Captain T. made
his appearance. He looked to see the
pork hanging by the gambril, neatly
cleaned, but Couldn't see it.
"Brown, did you kill that hog ?"
"Yes, sir. There he is."
The captain looked, and turned upon
Mr. Brown livid with wrath.
"What do you mean by such work as
"I obey orders, sir. ' You asked me if
I couldn't kill a hog. I told you I thought
I could. If le isn't dead yet I'll try him
ano'ther pull !"
TRAITS OF THE TIMM—The New York
Express has a sententious and pointed ar
ticle on the baneful love of luxury, " dis
sipation, idleness, dress and show. It is
this that makesofficials corrupt, merchants
bankrupt, thousands of wives, and sons
and daughters shams and creatures , of
fashionable folly. They sap the lifeblood
from old time integrity, and lead the na
tion in the way of old Rome, in the palmy
days of the Patricians. What is needed
is simplicity of living and simplicity of
life, in the government, 'in the State, in
the city, in the church, in the family, and
in the hearts of the whole peo - ple. Who
ever beacons this way points the road to
not only a better but a happier existence.'
A bitter jest is the poison of friend
The following gem of thought, from the
'pen of Samuel Longfellow, comes to. us
without a title.
"The golden, sea its mirror "spreads
- Beneath the golder skies,
. And but a narrow strip between
Of land and shadow lies.
"The cloud-like rocks,:the rockliJce clouds
Dissolved in glory - float;;
And. midway ohhe rudiant flood,
Hangs silently the, bog.-r,
"The sea is but another sky,
The sky a sea as well,
AndWhiCh is earth,and which the heavens,
The eye can scarcely tell.
"So when for us life's evening hour
Soft-fading Ethan decend, -
May glory, berm of earth and heaven,
The earth and heavens blend.
"Flooded with peace the spirit floats
With silent rapture glow,
Till where earth ends and heaven -begins
The soul shall scarcely know."
SONG FROM G(ETHE.
Many thousand stars are burning
Brightly in the vault of night ;
Many an earth-worn heart is yearning
Upward with a fond delight.
Stars of beauty, stars of glory,
Radiant wanderers of the sky !
'Weary of the world's sad:story
Ever would we gaze on high.
The Philos#Oheeb Stone.
The eccentric brilliant. John Ran
dolph once rose suddenly up in his seat
in the House' of RepreSentatives, and
screamed out,‘ at the top of his shrill voice:
"Mr. Speaker! Mr. Speaker! I have dis
covered the philosopher's stone. It is—
Pay as you go," and you need not dodge
sheriffi• and constables. "Pay'as you go,"
and you can walk the streets' with an e
rect back and manly front and no fear
of those you meet. You won't have to
cross the street to avoid a dun, or look in
tently in a shop window, in order not to
see a creator. "Pay as you go," and you
can snap yotirfin,gers at the world, and
when you laugh, it will be a hearty, hon
est one, and not like the laugh of a poor
debter, who looks around as though he
was in doubt whether the laugh •was not
the property of his creditors, and' not in
cluded in articles "exempted from at
tachment." Pay as you go," mid you will
meet smiling faces at home;,—happy, cher
ry-cheeked, smiling child.rga-7—a conten
ted wife—a cheerful hearth-stone. John'
Randolph was right. It is the 'philoso- . .
pher's stone. •
. INDIA RUBBERlNExN4usimi.x. — The
belt of land around the globe, five hun
dred miles north and five hundred miles
south of the equator, abounds in trees
producing the gum of India rubber. They
can be tapped, it is stated, without injury:
and the trees stand so close that one man
can gather the sap of eighty in a
. day, each,
tree yielding, onn average ,three table ;
spoons-ful daily. Forty thousand of these
have been counted in a tract of country
thirty miles long by eighty wide. There
is in America and Europe more than one
hundred and fifty manufactures of India
Rubber articles; employing some five hun
dred operatives each,consuming more than
10,000,000, pounds of gum per year, and
the business is considered to be still in its
infancy. But to whatever extent it in
crease, there will still be plenty of rubber
to supply the demand. .
REDtE3i AND SAVE.—He is a hard
hearted man who will not allow the most
degraded 'a chance to work out redemp
tion. Many an erring mortal has died in
despair, cursing his race; because, when
he fell, there were hone to whisper good
counsel to him. Be-forbearing with your
brother. If he falls, help him, up. The
sternness of the sober class of
the world has driven many a drunkard
to despair. He finds himself shunned,
and no one to woo him back to sobriety,
and he drinks deeper, feeling that none
cares for him. Cold . heartedness is the
very worst medicine for this class. Hold
out your hands to' help, persuade, encour
age and be patient, and you may redeem
LrrTLE words-,are the
sweetest to hear ; little Charities fly farth
est, and stay longest; little hearts
the, fullest, and little-farms the,best til
led. Little hooks sire the most read
and little songs the dearest loved. :And
when nature wotild make anything es
pecially rare and beautiful; she makes it
little—little pearls, little diamonds, little
Agar's is 0 modal prayer, but then it is
a little one, and the burden ,of the peti
tion is for but little. The Sermon on the
Mount is little, but the last dedication
discourse was an hour.
.Life is made up
of littles; death is what remains of them
all. Day is made up of little beams ; and
night is glorious with little, stars. .
—Nothing so momentous as principles.
As sure as August Shows the work of the
farmer, so sure the futurity will show the
principles tbou Art "cultivating now. "Buy
then the truth !" buy it at any cost, •for
.any amount of labor, sacrifice or talent•-.--
iuv it, and when thou host it, sell itliot !
Sell it not for pleasure, for prosperity;sfor
fume or for life. Get holy principles, and
thou shalt get the pinions of an • angla
which shall bear thee above all the clouds
and storms of earth, into the sunshine'and
calm of eternity.
Pay no attention to slarulerers or goa.
sip.rnongero.; , . Xeep straight* on in your
course, mullet their Iniekliitings die the
death of neglect. • .
$2,00 - PER YEAR
NUMB LB 13.
Wait nn d•. utor.
As the mind must govern the hand, so
in every society the man of intelligence
must direct the man of labor,
6."i'6y is a rooster standing on a fence
like a silver half-dollar? Because it is
head on one side and . tail on the other.•
P IP' One who wishes the world to knoW what 4 '
he knows about farthing, says the best Way)
• raise strawberries is with-A, spoon: •
Our devil says when he gets g r ip ,on
the girls he is hard to get loose, ',look out
girls. . -
Do au call this a trunk'?"
baggage agent. "It only needs a lighten
ing rod to be mistaken for a:boarding
The Columhui, Ohio papers.don't have
any editorials nise i the alleged cause be
ing that "the thermometer is up. to three
shirtcollars a minute."
Why. do men not wear corsets ? Because
Joiiah, having surrounded himself by
whalebone for three days, found.. that he
could not stay.
A dark'd who preferred being killed
in a railroad . -h-up than in a steam
reasons as follows:
If you is run Ober by de cars and killed;
Ivy—dare you is; but if you is blowed up
.de biler—whar—whar are, you ?
'A Gentleman, on getting so - dtt, retirine ,
from the store without the usual little cer-:
emony which follows that operation.—
"Recollect, sir," said the polite proprietor,
"If you loose your pocket-hdok, you didn't
pill it out here.'
A Peekskill paper has receive&the fol
lowing admonition : "Mr..Editurs,What
did you print my family matters in your
papur for for it is none yur biziness if my
wife did have.twins I pays for them and
youl get your hed punched you had best
tend to your own biziness."
A lady had'a custom of saying to a fa
vorite little dog of her's to make him fol
Come along sir."
A would-be-wit stepped up to her one
day, and accosted, her with,., •
"Ii it me, madam, you efdled ?" "Oh, rio, Sir," said the 14; "it is an
other puppy I spokelo." •
Why are you likb an annual; my darl
ing ?" said a saucy lover, winding his arm
around Harriet's waist.
"I- cannot say. Why V'
"Because you are handsomely bound.,'
"Indeed,r said Harriet. "Why, then,
anr Hike alaw - book 2"
. "I give it up."
"Because I'ni bound in calf." ae
—A distinguished ex-Goveror of Ohio,
famious for story-telling, relates that on
one occasion, while .addressing a 'temper
ance meeting at Georgetown, District of
and depicting-the misery caus
ed, by indulging too frequently in the flow
ing bowl, his attention was attracted by, •
the sobs of a disconsolate and seedy-look
ing individual in the rear part of the room.
Oa going to the person and interrogating .
him, he was told the .usuar tale 'of 'woe—
among other sad incidents that, during
his career of vice, he' had buried three
wives: The old Governer, having buried'
a few wives of his own, sympathized deep
ly with the inebriate,. and consoled him
as much as was in his Pewer. Said, he
"The Lord has indeed afflicted you." "Yes,
yes, he has," and,pausing a. moment, and
wiping his nose, he continued : "but I
don't think the Lord got much - ahead . of
me, for as fast as he took one,' I took a
We should, all have our flowers of time
bright spots in our life today, and, if pos
sible, brighter mammas m• expectation
for the .morrow.
,The widow of a man who. died , in' Iron
ton, Ohio, oft,f4elirium treMens,, has re 7
covered $5,1)00 damages from the man
who' furnishedthe whiskey.
The wall 4 of one of the buildings de
stroyed by the lath fire at- Williamsport,
Pa., fell the 22d ult., and crushed to
death two little girls, sisters, named-Mutz
Dr. Franklin recoaunends'a
. young man
in the choice of a wife, to select her front
a bunch, giving as his reason that where
there are many daughters they improve
each other, and front emulation
more accompliShments mid know More
and do more than a single child spoiled
by parental fondness.
Life. rolls' on like a torrent. ~Tlio
more than a dream ; the present, when
we think we have fast hold it, slips
through or hands• and mingldt -With the
past. And let ns not, vainly imagine
that the future will be of another quality
it will, glide by with the same rapidity.
Some of you . May hair() seen - the 'caves of
the Ocean pressing each other to thoshore.
You then beheld an emblem, rof human.
MUTUAL HELP.—The race'of mankind
would perish- did they cease to
. aid each
Other. From the time that the mother
lands' the • ohilds head till' the nwinent
when some, assistant Wipes :the death
damp from the broW of the dying, we can
not exist without niutual help.). All, thre-'=.'
fore, that need aid, have a rzght to ask it
from their felihw mortals.— =la, one :who
holds the power of gruntingit, can; refuso
it without guilt.
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