The Waynesboro' village record. (Waynesboro', Pa.) 1871-1900, November 16, 1871, Image 1

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TERMS—Two Dollars per Annum if paid
within theyear; Two Dollars and
Fifty cents after the expiration
of the year.
lines) three insertions, X 1,50; for
each subsequent insertion, Thir
live Cents per square. A liberal
discount made to yearly adver
LOCALS.—Business Locals Ten Cents per
line for the first insertion, Seven
Cents for subsequent insertions.
rofessitnial 4ar
WAI I P.A. • •
Office at the Waynesboro'"Corner Drug
Store."' pane 29—drug
. 33 Pa _A_ N ,
• 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.
July 20-tf
r. N. SNI V I-j Y, M.D.,
Office at his• residence, nearly opposite
the Bowden House., Nov 2—tf.
11INAVING been admited to Practice Law
AAA the several Courts in Franklin Coun
ty, all business entrusted to his care will be
promptly attended to. Post Oftice address
LETwanEr Al' Hp
WAvNEsnono?, PA,
Will give prompt mid . close attention to all
door to the Bowden House, in the Walker
Building. ' Duly' 6
Practices in the several Courts of Franklin
and adjacent Counties.
N. B.—Real Estate leased and sold, and
Fire Insurance effected on reasonable terms.
December IU, 1871.
Expeliencea in Dentitry, will insert you
r4et.. , of Teeth nt prices to suit the times.
Fel:. 16, 3871. •
'l' Ri 133 L E
(FoioiE.,y op MimcEr.suulta, Ps.,)
„OFFERS his Professional services to the
v...Pcitizens of Waynesboro' and vicinity.
DR. STRICKLER has relinquished an exien
fße practice at Mercersbura . , where he has
been ,prominently engaged for a number of
yen'', in the practice of his profession.
Be has opened an Office in Waynesboro',
at the residence of George Besore, Esq., his
Father-in-law, where he can be found .11
times when not prof •
-• ,a7l
Can be found at all times at his office where
he is prepared to insert teeth on the best
basis in use and at prices to suit the times.
Teeth extracted, will oul pain by the use of
chloroform, eather, nitrous oxid egas or the
freezing process, in a manner surpassed by
We the undersigned being acquainted with
A. K. Branisholts for the past year, clri rec
ommend him to the public generallAlto • be
Dentist well qualified to perform all ope
*rations belonging to Dentistry in the most
skillful manner.,
Drs. J. 13. A :11BERSON, I. N. SNIVELY,
T. 1) FRENCH. -
20tf 1
ZErWatehes Repaired and Warranted.l:at:l
AB - Jewelry Made and Repaired.,Ba
July 13, 1871.-tf.
rE undersicmed having had some ten
lL years experiende :as It practical Surveyor
is prepared to do all kinds of Surveying,
laying,,out and dividing ug lauds, also ,all
kinds,of,xtriting usually done by Scriveners.
,Partio> ,zvishing 'work done can call on, or
.addresslhe Undersigned at Wavne.sborce, Pa.
feb 2—tf . ] - A. 13. STOLE.
?TOE subscribetinforms the public that he
continues theparbering business in the
room next door to llr. Reid's Grocery Store,
Lind is at all times prepared to do hair cut
ting. shaving,s hatupooning etc.- in .the best
style. The patronage of the publicis respect.
fully solicited.
Aug 28 1871. W. A. PRICE.
Ar'\ ONCA.VE CONVEX Apactaeles, ut
A.A - FAMILY NEIi*SPAI4.II---DEVClrii,i'ci LimziATEr4E - 1.404.. z AND GENERAL NEWS,. ETC:.
,;',ele.ct plant.
In the (Paidi truisery chamber,
Snowy pillows yet unpressed,
See the forms of little children
Kneeling white s robed for their rest ]
All in quiet nursery chambers,
Where the dusky shadows creep,
Hear the voice of the children—
" Now I lay nie down to sleep."
/ In the meadow and the mountain
Calmly Shine the Winter stars,
But across the glistening lowlands
last-the-uroonlight's - silver - bars.
In the silence and the darkness,
Darkness growing still more deep,
I listen to the little children
Praying God their souls to kee
"lf we die,"—so pray the children.
And the mother's head droops low,
(One from out her fold is sleeping
Deep beneath the Winter's snow,)
"Take oar souls," and past the casement
Flits a . gleam of crystal light,
Like the trailing of His garments,
WalWng evermore in white.
Little souls that stand expectant
Listening at the gates of life,
Hearing far away the murmer
e umu an
We who fight beneath the banners,
Meeting ranks of foemen there,
Find a deeper, broader meaning
in your simple vesper prayer.
When you hands grasp this standard,
Ivhi,:h to-day you grasp from far,
When your deeds shape the conflict
Iu .thib univ.er_ai wa
Pray to Him, the God of B. ales,
Whose strong eyes can never sloe!).
In he Ars.rriag of temptation,
—Firm - and true your sou s o eel).
Wheu the ends and slowl
ears the smoke from our the skies,
When, far down the purple distance.
All the noises of the battle dies;
When the last night's solemn shadow
Settles down on you and me,
May the love that never faileth
Take our souls eternally.
Falling, the autumn le'tflets,
Yellow and withered, and sere :
While autumn winds aro singing
The dirge of the waning d.w. .
Falling, the solemn leaflets,-
\T Oat of my Book of Life—
he days of spring and summer, '
With pleasure once so rife.
Fallen. from life's tree the leaflets,
-Many and many. a friend ;
Fallen, and leaves me Waiting,
,To meet, like them, my end.
Falling—friends, life, pleasures ;
It were an awful thing
Where the leaf-fall not an earnest
Of another brighter spring.
Where all shall be re-created
By the good and magic. hand,
And share in glad re-union, '
ife in the summer land.
"Please, sit, will you buy my chest
, nuts ?"
"Chestnuts ? No," returned Ralph
Moore, looking carelessly down on the
upturned face, whose large brown eyes
shadowed by tangled curls of flaxen hair
were appealing so pitifully to his own.—
"NV hat do I want of chestnuts ?"
"But, please, sir, buy 'em pleaded
the little one, reasured by the rough
kindness of his tone. "Nobody seems to
care for them, and—and—."
She fairly burst into tears, and Moore,
who had been on the point of brushing
carelessly past her, stopped instinctive
"Are you very much in want of the
money ?"
"Indeed, sir, we are," sobbed
,the child;
"mother sent me out, and—"
"Nay, little one, don't cry in such a
heart broken way ;" said Ralph smooth
ing down her hair with careless gentle
ness. " I don't want your chestnuts, but
here's half-a-crown for you, if that will do
you any . gOod."
He did not stop to hear the delighted
incoherent thanks the child poured out
through a rainbow of smiles and tears
but strode on his way muttering between
his teeth, "That cuts off my supply of
cigars for the next week. I don't care;
though the brown-eyed object really did
cry .3is if she hadn't a friend in the world.
Haft it ! I wish I was rich enough to
help every poor creature Outof the,lough
of edspoud." .
While Ralph Moore was indulging in
these very natural .reflections, the dark
eyed little damsel whom he had comfort
ed was dashing down the street with
quick, elastic footsteps, utterly regardless
of the basket of unsold nuts, that still
dangled on her arm.
Down au obscure lane she darted be
tween ruinous rows of houses, and up a
narrow wooden staircase to a room where
a pale, neat-looking woman, with large
brown eyes like her own, was' sewing as
busily as if the breath' of her life depend
ed upon every stitch, and two little' ones
were contentedly playing in the sunshine
that temporarily supplied the place of
"Mary back already ? Surely you
'WAYNESBORO', FRANKLIN COUNTY, iPA 7 Aircrastair, No,yzman 10871.
have not,eold your chestnuts•so soon ?"
"0 I mother, mother, Seel" . ejaculated
the almost breathless child. "A gentle
man gave me a whole crown. Only thinks
mother a whole hall crown." ' ,
If Ralph Moore could only have seen
the rapture his half-crown gift diffused a
round it in the poor widow's poverty strick
en home, he• would have regarded.still
less the temporary privation of cigars to
which his generosity had subjected him.
* * * * * * *
Years came and went. The little
chestnut girl passed as entirely out of
Ralph Moore's memory as if her pleading
eyes had.never touched the soft part in his
heart: but Mary Lee never Thrgot_the_
stranger who had given her -the silver
half crown.
* * * * * * *
The crimson window curtains were
closel drawn -to-dmt-ollt-th-e-sbami--ane
tempest of the bleak December night;
the fire was glowing cheerily in the well
filled grate, and a dinner table, in a glit
ter with cut glass, rare China and pol
ished silver, was only- waiting- for- the
presence of Mr. Audley,
"What can it be that detains papa?"
said Mrs. Acidly, a fair, handsome matron
of about thirty, as she glanced at the di
al of a tiny enameled watch. Six (Mock
and lie dues not make His appearance."
"There's a man with him in the study,
mamma, come on business," said Robert
- AutileyTa - prettrboy, eleven years - old
who was reading by the fire,
"I'll call him again," 'said Mrs. And
ley, stepping to the door.
But as she opened it the brilliant gas
light in the hall fell full on the face of
an humble
. looking man, in worn and
thread-bare garments, who was 'leaving
the house, while her husband stood in the
doomay.of his study, aliparPn
(.11 to I e rid of his visitor.
(Mulles," said Mrs. Audley, whose
ciicah !lad paled and flushed, "who is
that _min .andlwilat- does-he-wa-atl"
"His name is Moore, I believe, and he
came to see if I would bestow upon him
mat vacant cer ship in the bank." •
_ "And will you ?"
"I' don't know, Mary ; I must think a
bout it."
"Charles, give him the situation."
" Why my love ?"
. -
"Because I ask it of you as a favor, and
you haw said a thousand times you
would Lit!VOr deny me anything."
-And I will 1:, , .2.1f my word, Mary,"
Said the noblAte,irted husband, with an
alf2etiouate trite the fellow a
now ibis very evening. I believe I've
got his address about me somewhere'."
- hoar licter. when Robbie, Frank
anti wtir, snugly tucked in bed,
in tile :TaCIO LIS nurstry up-stairs Mrs.
Dudley told her husband why she was
interrested in the fate of a man whom
she h-d not seen for twenty years.
"That's right, my little wife;" repliei
her husband, folding her tinnily to Pas
breast, when the simple tale was co , 'hi
ded. "Never fbrget one who was,kind to
you in the days when you needed kind
ness most."
Ralph Moore was sitting in his 'poor
ledging,s, beside his ailing wile's sick bed,
when a livered servant brought a, note
from the rich banker, Mr. Charles Aud
-lev. •
"Good news, Bertha," he exclaimed as
he read the brief words. We shall not
starv.. ; Mr. Audley promises me the sit
"You have dropped something from
the letter, Ralph," said Mrs Moore, point
ing to a slip of paper on the flore.
Moore stopped to recover the estray.—
It was a fifty pound note, neatly folded
in a piece of paper, on which was writ
ten; "In greatful remembrance of a
half-crown piece that a kind stranger be
stowed on a little chestnut girl over twen
ty years a,go
Ralph Moore had thrown his morsal
of bread upon the waters, and after many
days it had returned to him.
"Let me sleep," said my companion half
pettishly, - turning from my touch. "Let
me sleep." The words haunted me for
hours afterwards. How often has the wish
been breathed in this weary wcrld, "Oh,
let me steel, l"
The man whose conscience' lashes him
for misdeeds, evils committed and, unre-'
pented cries, as he drops his head into his
thorny pilaw, "Oh, let me sleep." With
sleep comes oblivion. The mourner who
has seen some bright and beautiful one
fade from his embrace, like a summer , flow
er, nipped by an early frost, bows his head
above the pilid face of the prostrate term
below him, and sighs, in the agony of his
soul, "Let me sleep ; sleep with the loved
one whose smiles shall never welcome my
footsteps more." "Let me sleep, says the
traveler, who footsore and weary has t di
ed long in the world, and sees hopes per
ish unfulfilled, joys wither ere they are
tasted, frindship, which he thought endur
ing, changing hue like the chameleon, and
rainbow promises, fading and melting in
to colorless, air "Oh, let me sleep, ter I
am weary.'
The rosy-checked child, the blithe mai
den, the thoughtful matron, those for
whom life puts on its finest aspect, its
most enduring smiles, all have periods in
which they long•that the oblivion of Lethe
may flow darkly and deeply over ilea.
There cometh a sleep unto all—a slheo
deep, hushed and breathless. The roar of
a cannon, the deeptoned thunderbolt, the
shocks of au earthquake, or the rush of
ten thousand armies cannot break up the
still repose. With mute lips and folded
arms one after another the ephemas of
earth sink down- into darkness and noth
ingness. No intruding footsteps shall jar
upon their rest, no disturbing touch shall
wring from them the exclamation, "Oh,
let me sleep."
Let Me Sleer.
A Surprised Lady.
Th.e Williamsport Pa.; 'Eu/latfa says':
On Saturday . evening last'a young gentle
man of this city concluded that/he• would
attend church. He straightway vesented
himself at the door and was taken ,in
charge by a polite sexton, :who - showed
him into a seat beside a young person' of
the femeuine gender. This young person
was attired in a white gown—fresh from
the laundry—and guileless of spot or wrin
kle. With that instinctive neatness
in n to most of the fair sex, the young la
dy had spread out the skirt of her gown ,
as much as possible, to save it from the
rumples incident to a sitting posture. The
-young man on taking his seat did not at
first observe the display of drapery beside
him. After a while he east his eyes a
round. They, fell on the white . muslin,
and he felt himself growing red and white
. • .
shirt have escaped from its confinement
in his unmentionables His hand' trem
bled, but he surreptitiously laid hold of
the lady's property, lifted his coat, under
his pantaloons: The ladyc sitrpriSed at
this, to. Vaer o muaccountable manoever,
moved a little but said nothing. The
young gentleman again became interested
in the sermon, but glancing down lit the
seat a moment or two after, beheld to his
horror, what he supposed to be unman
ageable garment. With a convulsive ef
fort ha clutched it in his shaking hand,
aihd was
,endevoritlg to put it where it
'should; Have been, it it' had inus
lin, when the lady moved fiir enough a
way to take her skirt out of the reach of
the unhappy young man. With an ex
pression of countenance plainly depicted
the unutterable thyiughts wiLthin him, the
young man took up his hat and hurridly
left the sanctuary.
A Non-Conarnital Captain.
Captain Ward, of Portsmouth, was in li
eccentric of_the first water; and one of his
• • udiarities - was - that he never—gave—the
desired answer to a direct question. An
amusing instance of this evasive habit_is_
related. One morning, four of his friends,
who ware aware of this trait in his char
acter, observed the captain going to mar
ket, and, after some bantering, entered in
to a bet as to the "racticability of learn
ing from him the price he had paid for
his purchase. They accordingly settled
the preliminaries, and stationing them
selves at different points along a street
which he mustpass on his way home, a
waited his coming. Very soon the bluff
old gentleman made his appearance, with
several pigeons in his hand. As he ap
proached, the first questioner accosted him
with :
"Good morning, captain! What did
you give for pigeons this morning ?"
"Money," raid the captain, bluntly, as
he passed up the street. The second gen
eman, a little futher on, addressed him
an• 4 - ed :
"Ho.o pigeons this morning, captain?"
"They don't go at all ; I carry ''em !"
was the equally unsatisfactory reply,—
Shortly . after he met the third, who asked,
the time of day and inquired :
"How much are pigeons a doten; -cap
tain ?"
"Didn't get a dozen-ronly bought half
a dozen I" said the old gentleman, still
plodding on his way. Finally, the fourth
and last a f the conspirators cottoned to
the wary old salt by observing, in the blin
dest tones :
"A fine• lot of pigons you have here,
captain I Wnat did you get them for ?"
• "To eat," was the pertinent and em
phatic rejoinder, and the captain reached
home without further molestation.
A Strange Case:
A sad incident occurred, at Steuben
ville County Infirmary a few •'days ago,
resulting in a horrible death, the bury.
ing of Small lad named ,Murphy, aged
five years—a reel-footed child, who was
deserted by the mother to cloak her shame.
It appears that two other pauper children
named Philip Sheridan and Andy Stewart,
dug a large hole in the orchard adjoining
the infirmary. After effecting this part
of the diabolical act, the two little fiends,
whose ages, were respectively five and ten
years, repaired to the infirmary grounds
and caught the reel-footed boy, and 'car
ried him to his living grave. Shrieking;
Yet without power of being heard, the 'lit
tle victim was caught by the young exe
cutioners, and forced into the hole.—
Holding hint down they shoveled in the
earth and stone upon his 'writhing body,•
stifling his cries as best they could; until
the puor deformed body ceased to "strugle
and the spirit took its flight to Him who
gave it. The two young murderers' vent
back to the house without informiner b any
one of the deed, and the burned boys.ab
sence was first noticed by Mr. Porter, the
Superintendent, about one o'clock. Up
on making inquiries, a little black boy in
formed him that Andy Stuart and 'Phil.
Sheriden had "buried ‘l2impy' down in
the holler." On goinc , to the spot, Mr.
Porter found the newly made grave, and
below the surface the lifeless form 'of lit
tle `Litripy.' The little murderers have
been sent to the reformatory. This is•
one of the saddest incidents we have ever
had to'record.
MoNEv.—Men work for it, beg for it,
steal for it, starve for it, and' all the while
from the cradle to the grave, nature and
God are thundering in our ears the solemn
question: "What shall it profit a man if
he gain the whole world and lose his own
soul?" The madness is the stron
gest and lowest of passions; it is the,Mcp
lock of the human heart before whose re
morseless alter all the finer attributes of
humanity are sacrificed. It makes mer
chandise of all that is , sacred in the hu
man affections, and ,often trafies in the'
awful solemnities tb the eternal.
Butter is ninety-fire cents per pound.
A Wonderful Balsam.
A manufactUrer and vender of quack
medicines fijr rheumatism` and the growth .
of hair combined, recently *rote to a
'friend'for a recommendation of his (the
manufactiirer's) "balsafn." In a few days
he received the following ; which we , call
pretty strong: -
• Dear &•K:---The land 'composing this
farm has hitherto.- beervso poor' that - a
Chinaman could; not get a., living . off, lt,
and so stony that we had to slice our po
tatoes,- and. plant them edgeways ;- but,
bearing ok*your balsam,, ,I put some no
the - corner of a ten-acre field surrounded
by a rail fence, and in the morning' I
found the stales had disappeared
and a neat wall encircled the field ; the
rails ., were split' up into firewood, and pil
ed up symmetricalltin my backyaid. 'I
put half an ounce in the middle of a huck
leberry. swatnp; two days saw it clear off,
planted with corn and pumpkins, - arid a
row of peach trees in full blossom through
.the middle. As an evidenc%of its tre
mendous strength, I would say that •it
drew a striking likeness of my Son out
of a mill-pond, drew a blister all over his
stomach, drew a load • of potatoes four
miles to market, drew W grease out Ora. flint,
and eventually ! drew a prise of ninety-sev
en dollars out'of a defangt lottery."
A certain old Vermont farmer /re
served his constant good nature, let what
would turn up,4, Oue, , day one of his alien
came in banging the news that one of his
oxen was dead.
"Is he," said the . old man..
"Well, he was Always a breech) , cuss!
Take his and take. it down to
Fletcher's it will fetch the cash."
An hour or so afterward the man came
back with the: news that Lineback and
"Are they'?" said the old man.
"Well, 'I took them of B. to"sirire a bad
debt that I nerer expected to get. It _is
lucky it aip't /LAI • • .
After the lapse of another hour the
man came again to tell him that the nigh
brindle was dead:
"Is he?' said the old man. .
"Well, he was 'a. very. old ox. , Takooff
his hide and take it down to Fletcher's;,
it's worth cash, and Will' bring more than
any two of the others." •
Hereupon his wife, who was a very, pi
ous soul, reprinianded . ber hushing severe
ly, and asked hini if he was not aware
that the loss was a judgment from heaven
upon him for his. wickedness, •
_ "It is r 'said the the ,old man.
"Well, if they will•talie the jUdgmeUt,
in cattle it is the;Thiaest way I can pay
it." .
- • Ugliness of Otrrion Women.'
A late writer says : Nothhig ifnpresseii
as more in . Sall Lake city than 'the honie
liness of women:. -IV may to ungal-,
laut to mention it ; but, *as every, one
that goes there - thinks - it, here goes .the
statement of the fact:' Now, homeliness
of feature is not a disadvantage. • There
is a hauclsome• ugliness and a,pious, heme-.
Thiess ; but, with these Mormon women it
is a vicious, outrageouiuncomeliness,
'dicative of moral disfiguremeit: The'Tah-`
ernaele was alive with them. They ,Made
us shudder: It is "assault and 'battery"
to have them look at you..- What arig
ham or any otherman would want,ofsev
enteen such preatures I cannot imagine.—
One of them, I should think would lie a
great horror.' Sueh - dislocations 'of noses
and misplacements of • mouth, and- ruins
of eyebrows, areaotgathered.inany.other
place on this continent..,. There must be
a good many witches among them. We
.would not have been much: surprised x:1
see them riding home on a broomstick.--=
The only excuse that we can see for poly
gar* is that it would take at least fifty
such women to make one wife. .
MY LIFE A VAPOM—How beautifully
descriptive of life's short, fitful dream • is
the followiug from the pen "of Dr. Chal
mere : •
"The time in which I live is but a small
moment-of - this *world's. history. It is 'a
flight of a shadow ; it is a dream of vani-.
ty ; it is the rapid glance of a meteor ;. it
is a flower which every, breath of heaven
can wither into decay ; it is a tale Which
he ieniemberance vanishes; it -is' -a day
the silence of a long. night -will darken ,
and overShado4 In a few ycars ourheads
will be laid. in the cold grave, and the,
green turf cover us. The children who
,come after us will treat upon our graves;
they will weep for ;us a few , days ; they
will talk of us foi: a feed Years; 'when our
memory shall disappear- from the titre of
the earth ; and not a tongue shall be:found
to recall it." •
Um WIFE. —lt is astonishing -to see.
how well amen may live on a small _in
come Ayho has a 'handy and industrious
wife. Some men live and make a far bet=
ter appearance six or eight dollars a
week than othe7l7 on sixteen or eighteen
dollars. The man floes his part well, but
his wife is good fbr nothing. She will'even
upbraid her husband for not living in as
good style as his neighbor, while the fault
is entirely her own. His neighbor, has a
neat, capable and industrious wife, and
that makes the difference. :His wife, on
the other hand, is a whirlpool into, which
a great many silver cups might be thrown,
and the appearance of the water - Would,
not be changed. ' No Nicholas the Diver
is there to restore the treasure. It is -on
ly an insult for_ such a woman to . talk to
her husband about her love and devotion.
Let not an injury or an insult corrode
in your bosom, for, so doing,.you increase
the injury by your oUrn act.: •
It shameful thing to bo. weary of
inquiry, when what we search for is
en t.
/lash 1 I thing too-night, as I sit by
my window .watching..the stars, 'that I
hear the footsteps of an older sister, long
since called 'form earth to heaven.-- ,
Meories, sweet and dear, come crowd
ing 'upon me as the echo of her innocent
prattle seems to sound in the vaulted sky.
The Jlangliter of that little one consesdown
to me througirtha years, and makes me
happy as when, her little voice made mu
sic 'around the hearth-stond. ' But she
.ivas wantedisy - the Father, and one lone,
still night, anottls came and bore her a
way to .a brighter and better. world.—
Her bright, golden curls, her light , blue
eyes, the dimpled cheek, the ever-laugh
ing lip=all, were buried beneath the
.cold earth, but not forever. No, no.' In hea
ven she will .be glorified; her curling hair
will be swept by the gentle zephyrs of the
Golden City; her, pretty, blue eyes will
grow brighter in thesunlightof the Lamb
and' her laughter will ring forever in the
City of the KinT. Oh,.yes, it is her lit
ile_footsteps_that Ilear_tcHsight„as_she
with bands of angels pass and repass the
throne, singing hallelujahs ancipraitus to
the - Lamb 'that , -was slain. List! It is
the music that awoke , the shepherds of
Judea who watched theirlocks btnight,
it is the same heavenly anthem that made
the hillsnf Bethlehern resound "with joy
hundreds of rears ago., And the burthen
of 'that - song is, and ever will be,
."Pet k ce
on earth,and good to men."
Womis FOR Boys. TO
Liberty . is the , right to do whatever you
wish, without iute',..ii:riug with the rights
of others.
save your money and you will find it
one of tha most usiiibl friends.
Take' care of your liennies and they will
grow to• dollars. • •
~Intemperance,is the cause‘of nearly all
the trouble inthis world ;. beware of strong
The• poorest - bor, - if - he - beindttattiow
honest and saving, may reach the highest
honor in-the-land ' • •
,Never be cruel to a_ dumb animal;; re
momber it bas nu power to tell year much
it gaffers. .
handi'complaints are made of the increas
ing ill health of our ach6ol children. Now
who is to take the matter in'hand ? Who .
'is to say there shall be absolutely no les
sons learned.. out of school, unless. the pres
ent duration of school hours shall be shoi
tened, ? It needs„We think,.only that the
- parents iihalitheinselves insist' tivin this
to effect it. Why wait till brain fever
has set in ? Why wait ' till• little spines
ar,irretrievably crooked
.And of what
mortal use is it to keep on polging any
thing into, a vessel • when it is incapable of
holding anymore, and is only wasted upon
the ground ?
. ,
A, drliggiSt i 9 not inap - prop,riStely term
ed the chief pillar of society.'
Dr. Payne, in his lecture at' . Chicago,
'said' thatseven out of every ten - women in
America areicvalids, lie hid examin- -
e4ltlippsands of ladies in, a , single city,
,fouod them MI more r,less diseased.
'Women; he y said, lade to'o tight, deprivilig
theii lungs of fresh air ; they leave the
:upper part, of the chest bare, which .
should always be warmly - clad; and in
stead of plain, wholesome, nourishing diet
they fill their delichte stomachs with un
wholesoine stimulants and delicacies. •
ETnunrrY.—The 'flowers fade; the heart
withers, man grow old and dies ; bit time
writes no .wrinkles on eternity. Eternity!
0, stupeddious thought! ThOu art :ever
present, the unborn,stindecaying, and un
dying:—the endless chain composing the
life of thO,universe., Earth has itt beau
ties, but time shrouds them for their grave;
its palaces,they are but the gilded sepul
chre , its iasukes; they are buisting-bub
bles. Not so in the untried born. in the
dwiling Of the Almighty can come' no
footsteps • of decay. ,
. A Mu'pita. AfISTARE.-.—Two gentlemen
were 'riding in a stage coach; when 'One of
them missing his handkerchief, rashipac
cused the other 'of having stolen it ; but
soon - finding it; had the good manners to
beg.pordou,for the
,affront, saying that it
-was a miStske ; ,tridch the other replied
with great readidess and kind-feeling;
"Dont 'lie' uneaSy ; L .:it was. a' mutual
Mistake ;.yoalook me for a ,thief, and I
took you ,for o ,
If a seaman sho?kl, turn back every
time he encounters a head-wind, he ivolld
nevermalie a voyage. Se' he who pe - rZt§
himself to be'batiled by adverse -cireum
.stanee3.; will never n?akenheadway in , the
voyage of lifo:.
One - oftiie streams running in t& . Lake
Superior from - the north is -called "Tem
perance River," because it is the.only one
of all. the, iributaies-of. the. lahe,,tbuk hes
no bar at its mouth.
• Horace (freely., in hiscreligto.ucasldresi
at A krou;Phio, spoke of the Almighty
as the 4. A.atlidr of all thitigi.' Thelon.;
isvilre Ledger - 1 ; 1.6W that lie" did - not de
sign to iuvcrlve his-Alikerin• any respong,.
sibility - for. thus book-about farming., ';
An Ind,iana, artis re'C'elif,fy fined
four dollars' for sprinklik Scotch snuff
on the moustache of a sleeping .lawyer.,...
It is said the .wind expended by:. that
per in sneezing would havesuffie.W to run
a wind mill for n week. • - -
A strong mind is sometimes mOid - easily .
impressed than a weak:natl.: 7 7er - exam-.
ple, you cannot so Quaily convince a fool
that you are a philosopher V:lat pot .nre
rA druggist is notilutßprepriately.
ed the chief piller of sway. '
patedny two api)lea are alike if they are
Young ladies prefer those newspapers
which make the most bustle.
Misery lows company.and ao does, a
marriageable young lady.
What eani a man have in his pocket
when it is empty ? • A big hole.
Gaming is the child of avarice andfah
of despair. .
To the wicked, the virtues of other men
are always objects of terror. • •
Gold gives a ready passport at any gate,
except heaven's.
-Why is an umbrella in wet weather
like a worn out horse ? Because it is us
ed up.
It was an Irishman who wanted to
find a place where there was no death,
that, he might go and end his days there.
A Physician hag discovered that the
night mare, in nine cases • out of ten, is
produced from owing a bill' to the prin
ter. - • :' '
It is proposed, as good advice,' "that
when beaux become "loose s ' in their, h'iib•
its young ladies
. _shoulckigive - them ' the
A judge sentencing a prisoner `to' be
Idung,, said he hoped it
.would , prove a.
warning to him. It did—the chap hasn't
committed a crime since: •
, A colored prea, . •
his • wile on the e
er, • elivered himself
tell you, bredren, 'tis.
debil lockjaw.
An Irishman noticing a lady. pass down
the.street; espied two. stripes depending
from wider her mantle.. Not knowing that
these were styled sashes and were, hang
ing in ;their; right pince, he ekcliiimed
"An,faitii, ma'am, yer genuses are looie`i."
When a negro jtuir, in laississiipi went'
out deliberate, one juror asked another:
"Is, dis a hanging ; case ?" "To be _sure,"
was the answer . "Well,"• said the first
juror; "I beered one dem lawyera . say dat
boy's gose comin' back
. here arid-`pant , us
if we hang him. I no go for hanging; and
have dat boy's gose foller
Verdict of mauslauiliter..
'A skeptical young- collegian confronted
an old Quaker with the statement that-he ,
did not believe in the - Bible - . -- Said the
Quaker.: "Does thou-believe in -Prince ?"
"Yes, though I never seen it,„/ have seen
others who have ; besides there is plenty of -
proof that such a place does exist:" . "nom
thee will riot believe anything ;thee 'or oth
ers have never seen 2" "No ;'• to be 'sine I
won't." "Did thee ever see thy brains ?"
`,No." `Ever see anybody that did !' "No."
"Does thee believe the has any ?" • -
MARRIED' " FULL • Viiginia,
Where the law- tixes• the marriage --lam. :at
one dollar, there is a reminiscence: of,
couple who many years ago called on a
parson and reiiiiested him to marry them
"Where is my fee . ?" said the old, func
tionary.,:,' _ ;
The parties *he were to unite their for
tunes did , sci at once, and found the -joint.
amount to'be twenty4eiren bents..
can't' marry you tor that sunt,it said
the'irate old gentleman', , 4 • ..•••• I - 0
"A little bit of service will :g0•ti , 1:044
way," suggested, the -male applicant s :4':-
"Al i :no r '-said the parson :jfyouloo,l*..
pay for the size-of the -for 4110'4
good you:hope it-will , .
• .The lass; intent on, marriage; began , to
weep, but the parson was-inexorable, and
the couple' turneci , eadly. to depart. Just
then a happy thought seemed to strike
the forlorn' maiden; and she turned and
cried,: through her tears—
"Please,Air, can't marry us full '
up f woril you Marry us_tntenty-seren cents
worth WC - carc - conie 'fee the rest' some
other time,-.!'
This , Avas' too -much for the•parson. Ho
married them "full up," and they cent
on, their way rejoicing.
- Swinging is said by the doctors to ,be
very good exercise for a person's health,
but many a poor wretch nas come to his
death by it. ,
. _ , .
The highest-rate of iutetwt that we pay
pay is .tor.. borrowed trouble.. Things
that are alwaya a going- to happen, never
. -
do happen.
. Trying to do ,btisins withint adver
tising is like winking at a pretty girl
througli'a pair of grt...en goggles.' :You
•know.what you are doing but nobody
woman wears her hlubancra
trousers, does she pant for his rights or
for her own?
;Before and after? Hall says that
for the period of a month before mar
nage, and a month after death, men, re
gald ;heir wives as angels.:
Laded—the cemssu .for courting at.
The eamlug man—Jack Pp:rt.
02 4 00 PER TEAR -
Wit an 4 Vintor.
in. discoursing to
• of earnest s a•-
11 Inanner': -
raM *at, gibs de.
/~M'~[~C d~p:4.H~y.