Raftsman's journal. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1854-1948, March 31, 1869, Image 1

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    BY S. J. ROW.
VOL. 15.-NO. SO.
Co. would my head was young again
As young u sesms mj heart,
Tbst I migbtjoin the merry train,
That throng the marriage mart
fine my neJ gr.wo old,
That threadsof silver twine
Mloond about the fading mould.
No social joys are mine.
3ij heart, Hist ! ii fresh and young,
A freah a April showers
And through and through mj soul has sprang
A wealth of May-day flower ;
And fountain too, come flasain up
Through ruins of beaten gold
To lore I'd 11 a brimming cap,
If I waa not so old !
The pretty maidens seem so shy,
When'er I east a glance!
They seem to say jus' puss me by.
For you there is no chance !
Tit true I hopple on my eane :
To ixueamiah youth a dread,
And so tbey 're conjured up a name
And dub me "Old White Head ?" -
'Y-, mither, I grant all you say readi
ly enough ; Miss Wayne U beautiful, agree
able an J accomplished. She sings superbly,
and plays with tkilL Aud she wears her
dry foods with infinite grace, and has a class
in Sabbath school, and always favors the
contribution plate with a greenback, but
still I t:a not sure of her heart. And moth
it I marry I want a woman whom I can re-sj-ect
aud love."
Seymour Lyle threw himself down on an
Ottoman at his inuibcr'a feet, aud engaged
liimsilf diilisrendy in a business which men
generally excel in tangling the silks and
worsteds in tha work-basket he had taken
from the ottoiu-in to his knee.
Mrs. Lyle lifted her silken morning robe
a little out of her sou 6 way for ehe was one
of tho.-e immaculate ladies who cannot bear
to have their robes crushed or tumbled, and
let her han-lsuine dark eyes rest a moment
un his face.
She sui:led jilensantly, as if pleased with
the picture, the had reason to be. Sey
mour was herouly child twenty-four, hand
yiuc, noble aud honorable. lie had just
i.terd upon the practice of law iu hi na
tive city, and baJe fair to distinguish Iiini--ul
in the profession he Lad chosen. j
"Weil, mother?" he eaid, questioiunjrly,
itn-iing up into the ttiil youthful face of his
K it'y remaining relative. .
"Seymour, I am sorry you ase so s-uspi-
i iu- Do you kia.w that it is a point of law
i.iays to consider a person innocent aud
Vie until proven utlieiwLse? A lawyer
- wuiii Lc law abiding my son."
' iVrhaps this business makes nie snspi
:w. I do not think I am by nature. Hut
1:1 'his ca-e I am, to a certain extent. IIow
tvr lightly I m ty souutim js speak of it, I
L k upon marriage as a solemn thing. A
-u.iact too holy to be entered upon w:th
iut some thought. It is an obligation one
cannot put off at will like a distasteful gar
ment, and if I marry, I want to marry a wo
n.an with whom I can Le happy. Annette
Wayne is lovely aud charming, and all that,
lot -"
' Well, Seymour?"
Icaunot take her on trust, even supros
it: sl.c is ready to arcoi.t me. I des-ire to
.we her, and I am going to do so. I am
t'i live in the same bouse with her,
i-J in suoh a capacity that I can read her
icter as I never could if I met her on
iK-n uiid."
A hat wild plot' now Seymour? T trust
;'iwih leuiember you have a proud old
"iy nauie to keep up."
"Never fear, mother mine. The dead and
'W Ivyiuours shall not blush in their graves
auythitig I may do God helpii g inc.
W yne hss advertised for a footaiau
a 'H atu alxmt to apply for the place."
ii'tt! Seymour Lyle! Are you mad?"
"I think uot, mother dear. If I am, there
'atut'ho in my madness. Iam going
to rny room to prepare for my advent in
varitJom auj when I am dressed I will
1 mi you.-'
A haif hour later, M.-3. Lyle was surpris
"y tlfi entrance of n .stran-'e man into
er Win? rum, and the geuuine scream
I;"- ""eied at his aptH'aranee, tva s good er-i'-ntx
ot his diguUe, to Seymour's mind.
Ja:k locks were corercd with a coarse
rt"' li2, his clear complexion had been
"l iuily j.ahiti-d until it was fret-Lied as a
-ky s vcj. anJ the faded suit he wore in
,1: 'J''' a 5";'? cr' 1,1 "t his tailor's.
"v"'b, mother, how do you like me!"
L t you ? l'ou are hideous ! No dan-j-'1-
anyone penetrating that disguise.
" and behave properly though, if Mrs.
t 1 m all propriety. Goodbye mother,
" r 'kv or two. I would kiss you, but it
w'-"i-J be impudcut for a foutnian to take
-'Ir. May tic was pleased with the appli
!. ho called himself John Steele, and
after a f w questions as to his eapabili-iy-anW.rig
f which put John in a cold
Inspiration -he was duly installed as foot
in her establishment.' One of his duties
to teed the frout door and see after the
re,I and in these capacities he obtained
"t itlimpses of Miss Annette,
ne second night of his engagement at
6 4yDe u,:"l!'iu'. there was a grand ball
'he house of some of thts fashionable, and
' ayne attended. John was to keep
or her in the dressing room, and admit
r. 'leD ""e came home. 3Irs. Wayne
j novel and dozed in an arm chair.
! j to think a footman's life any
" lul when one o'clock struck.and
etill no Miss Annette. Just before two she
rang. John hastened to let her in. and in
shutting tbe door managed to set his foot
on the trailing skirts of her dress.
Her face flushed in anger, and she snatch
ed Her robes around her with anything but
the Jady like grace Seymour Lyle had al
ways so much admired in her.
Xou awkward clown!" she exclaimed
sharply. "Learn to keep off a lady's dress
or 1 will have you discharged 1"
"Beg pardon mem," said John, politely
palling his red foretop, "but it ain't every
poor fellow as has been brought up in the
school of politeness, and learned what to do
with his hands and feet."
"Who asked you to reply ?" she retorted,
"Mobody, mem."
Mrs. Wayne met her on the stairs.
"Mother, that new footman of yours is
an idiot! And he looks enough to give me
the horrors. Heaven! what a chill evening
it Las been ! Mr. Lyle was not there, and
I made myself hideous in white and simplic
ity for nothing. No other person ha.s any
apprcvauoa tor ifiar. style, vv nen we are
married, though. I will teach him thit dia
monds are more to my taste than .white ro
ses." J'l dare say," mutttered John between
his teeth. "I dare gay you'd have no
objection to begin the lesson at once."
All next day Miss Annette was cross and
out of sorts. On poor John her wrath es
pecially descended. He could do nothing
to suit her and more than one sharp repri
made he listened to, delivered in that voice
he had once thought so soft and sweet as
being incapable of being pitched to the high
key, which, after all seemed most natural to
Annette gave John orders not to admit
any one ; she was not at home, and she pass
ed the day curled up ou the sofa in the back
parlor, and taking her ease iu a soiled wrap
per, and stockings none too freh from the
J ust before dark there was a timid ring
at the door. John opened it, and saw a little
shivering Cguie on the broad steps. A pair
of brown eyes looked up wistfully in his
face, and a musical voice asked I
"Is Miss Annette at home?"
Looking into the brown eyes, and notic
ing the soft color which came and went so
charmingly on the pearly cheek, John forgot
that he he had orders to deny his vouoe
mistress to any callers, and said quite in his
natural voice
Tes, she is. Will you walk in !
The girl stepped into the hall, and he saw
that she was very thinly dressed, and that
she carried a bundle. lie ushered her into
the back parlor at once, where Annette hav
ing renounced her sofa, was ensconced in
an arm chair, with her feet on the tender.
She looked up and frowned at the intru
sion. - . m
"John ! yon stupid blockhead ! I told you
I was not at home to day !"
"Beg pardon, mein ; I forgot," said John,
"Well, it's one of my working people, so
its of no particular consequence. Miss
Ainslee, have you brought me the cape ?
John put some coal on the fire. It's cold
as Greenland here. Let us see how you have
done it,' Mary-"
The girl unrolled her bundle, and display
ed a pink Thibet opera cape, embroidered
white so exquisitely that John forgot him
self again, and stood gazing at it in profound
"Don't stand there gazing, John !" said
Annette sharply. "Put on some coal !"
Then to Miss Ainslee, "it is really very well
executed, and I will give you something
more of the same sort to do before long.
You can go now, for its nearly dark, aud
you'll be afraid if you stop louger."
Mis3 Ainslee rose, and hesitated on her
way to the door.
"If you could pay me for the work to
day," f he said in a tronbled voice, "my rent
due. and my little sister is ill "
"U, don't trouble to proceed," paid An
nette, coarsely, "I know the whole. There
is always a sick mother or sister. I can't
pay you to da it's eight dollars, I believe,
and I have only twenty by me, and that I
Ttant to-morrow. Call around next week, aud
I will pay you "
"Indeed, Miss Wayne," said the girl, in
a choked voice, "I pui suffering for it, or I
wouldn't ask you "
"Don't trouble me my good girl, I have a
headache to day, need restand quiet. I will
pay you next week. John show her out."
A bright scarlet rose to Miss Ainslee' s
checks as she followed the tall footman to
the door,- and John was sure he saw tears
in the 4rown eyes. She hurried down the
icy street, but before she had gone a dozen
rods, Mrs. Wayne's footman had overtaken
"Here is something for you, Miss," said
he hastily, and thrust a ten dollar note into
her hand.
"O, Miss Wayne sent it, did she?" he
exclaimed joyfully. "I am so glad. And
you are so good to bring it."
"Thank you, mem," 6aid John, blushing
and not knowing what to say, but feeling
some way strangely well pleased with him
self. "Dear little thing!" said he to himself
"I wish I had given her fifty instead of ten,
but then she would Lave suspected that it
did not come from Mis3 Wayne, now pret
ty she is. I rather think I would like to be
her footman. I'll make her acquaintrnce
some way. It's fortunate for me that she
dropped her card in the hall as she went
oat; let me see," and he drew out a bit of
paste board and studied the delicate chirog
raphy by the light of the street lamp
.uiss Marietta Ainslee. No 8 Kstrear St
w . ...
must.be dreadfully poor, for B street is
wretched place. But I'll make an errand
The next day John knocked at the door
of No 8 B street. Miss Ainslee answered
the summons, and invited him to enter.
It was a meagre little room into which
she ushered him, but for all that it was neat
and cheerful A geranium was blooming on
the Bill, and on the table beside a cot bed
there was a red rosebush covered with blos
soms. On the bed lay a golden haired chil
of five or six years, her face wasted by dis
ease, and one transparent little hand resting
on tne quiet head ot a little white kitten.
FoorJohn was terribly embarrassed, but
Miss Ainslee kindly helped hiui to an expla
nation of his errand.
"You come from Miss Wayne, I suppose?
"Yes, mem," John, "that is to say no
mem! 1 come for myelf," and he came
to a dead stop.
Mary was looking at him curiously, so he
plunged into the matter at random.
"You see I thought, that is I decided I
should like an opera cape myself like Miss
Wayne s you know."
The girl laughed, but checked herself at
the sight of her visitor's distressed face.
"For a friend I suppose ?"
John caught eagerly at the suggestion.
Aes, yes, ior a iriena. les, you are
correct. Can you do it for me?"
"What color would you prefer?"
"O any color," said John ; "it don't mat
ter! that is, it is immaterial. How would a
green one look !"
"I should hardly fancy that color," re
plied Mary.
ell, well, I leave it all to your good
taste. It is for an elderly lady, and there
is money to purchase the material, and you
need not hurry about ths work. Any time
will do."
"Miss Ainslee picked up the hundred
dollar note laid down, and regarded him in
silent surprisr.
I am not insane," he said laughingly,
enly a little eccentric ''
"But here is much more than enough
O, never mind about that ! we will set
tie that when the work is done. And I
shall want to call on you now and iLcn to
see how you get along with it."
And John bowed himself out.
The next day he gave Mrs. Wayne notice
that he must leave her ; the work dido
agree with his digestion, w as the reason he
He was satisfied as regarded Annette.
and 31 rs. Lyle was forced to give , up her
long cherished plan of seeing her son the
husband of the gay and beautiful belle.
Seymour Lyle was in his office every day
until six o'clock, and after that hour no otic
knew anything of his whereabouts. But
John, Mrs. Wayne's quandaui foot man,
was at No. 8 B street almost every evening,
He was so interested in the progress of
that cape that he could not let a day pass
without giving its inspection his personal
attention, and he contrived to make himself
so agreeable to Miss Ainslee that she looked
for the coming of the shabby blue coat, and
the red hair under that seedy hat, as one
looks for a ray of runsbine in a cloudy day.
Little Nellie, the sick child was never so
free from pain, as she was when John's
strong arms held her, and she listened to the
stories he told her. and the songs he sung
her, as she listened to nothing else on earth.
Aoor little thing ! her life of suffering
grew feebler 'every day, and one morning,
while alone with her sister, she put her two
hands together and cried out
"Mamma, take me!"
"Mary caught her to her bosom, but she
held only clay. The beautiful spirit had
flown to I er mother; who, perhaps even in
Paradise, had been lonely without her dar
ling. Two days after the funeral of Nellie, John
came to spend the evening with Mary. She
confided in him fully now, she told him for
the first time her simple history. Her fath
er had been a distinguished physician, but
through his many charities he had left his
children only poverty at his death. Mary
had sewed and embroidered ever since, and
taken care of Nellie. Now God had assum
ed care of her.
"And what will you do, now, Mary?"
said John taking her hand.
"I shall go on in the old way"
"No, you will not," he said earnestly,
"that is if I can prevent it. You know just
how poor and humble and ill looking I am,
but I love you, darling, with all the strength
of an honest heart ; and, thank God it is an
honest one ! Do you think you could love
mc, Mary !"
"I do love you, John," she said softly.
"What, with my speckled face aud shock
of red hair?"
"You have beautiful eyes, John, and
your face just suits me."
"My own Mary?" He pressed her to his
bosom and kissed her tenderly.
Thfn he put Ler away from him, got up
and tore off the red wig. One vigorojis ap
plication of his handkerchief left his face
clear of all freckles and spots, and Seymour
Lyle stood before her.
"You have deceived me !" she exclaimed.
"John what means this?"
"I have been enjoying a little masquer
ade. Forgive me. I shall always regaid
it as the golden moment of my life when I
made application for the situation as foot
man to Mrs. Wayne. Else, perhaps, I
should never have known you, my darling."
"But who are'you? I do not under
stand" "I am Seymour Lyle. My good mother
has been for some time arranging a marri
age between myself and Annette Wayne.
And I, not being so sure that the young la
dy mentioned was the angel she seemed,
disguised myself, and obtained the situation
of footman in her mother's house. I am
satisfied with the result, and now when shall
I have my wife?"
"Indeed. Mr. Lyle, everything is chang
ed now. You are a man of wealth and po
sition and
'All the more reason why I should not
wait," he exclaimed, taking her to his arm
again ; and we presume that his arguments
were all convincing, for a month later there
was a wedding at St. Paul's, and Mary
Ainslee was the bride. .
And Miss Annette Wayne wondered
where on earth Seymour Lyle managed to
pick up that wretched little Miss Ainslee.
What a Pair of Andirons Cost.
"Peter," said my uncle, knocking the
ashes from bis pipe, and gazing on the an
dirons. "Peter, those cost me one thousand
"Dear me 1" exclaimed my aunt.
"Oh, father 1" cried the girls.
"Impossible!" said I.
"True, every word of it. One thousand
did I say? yes, two thousand dollars."
"Well, well," said my aunt, folding up
her knitting for the night, "I should like to
know what you are talking about?"
My uncle bent forward and planting his
hands firmly on his parted knees, and with a
deliberate air which showed no doubt of his
being able to prove his assertions, he began
iv- II - J
en, you see, a gooa many years ago.
we had a pair of old common andirons.
Your cousin Letty says one day, 'Father,
don't you thirk that these old andirons are
getting too Shabby?' Shabby or not, I tho'
they would hold up the wood as nicely as i
they were made of gold. Soon after that
Peter, your aunt took it up. and "
"There it goes," interrupted my aunt
'you can't get along without dragging me
mto it.
'Your aunt took it up, Peter, and she
said our neighbors could afford brass audi
rons, ana tney were no better on than we
were. And she said Letty and her sister
Jane were just getting old enough to see
company, and the stingy looking andirons
might hurt their market. I know that wo
men will have'their own way, and there is
no use objecting; so I got the andirons.
The price of them was four dollars and a
"Ah, that's more like it!" cried my aunt.
"I thought you said two thousand dollars!'
Aiy dear, I wish you would not inter
rupt me. Pour and a half. Well, the uight
after we got them, as we all sa. by the warm
fire talking over the matter, Letty called my
attention to the hearth, the stones of which
were cracked and uneven. The hearth was
entirely out of keeping with the new and
rons, and I thought I might a well have it
replaced first as last. The next day a ma
son was sent ior to examine it. lie came in
my absence, and on my return home, your
aunt and cousins beset me to have a marble
slab, and they put their heads together
La, me, exclaimed my aunt, "there
was no putting heads together about it. The
hearth was an- old worn ont thing, not fit
for a pis pen."
They put their heads to gether about it,
Peter, as I was saying, and continued until
cot a marble hearth, which cost me twenty
dollars yes, twenty dollars, at least. Then
I thought I was done with expenses, but I
was entirely wrong. Soon I began to hear
sly hints thrown out about the brickwork
around the fireplace not corresponding with
the hearth. I stood for a month or two
against your aunt and the girls, but they at
length got the better of me, and I was forced
to have marble instead of brick. And then
the old wood mantle piece was so out of char
acter that it was necessary to have a marble
one. i he cost or this was nearly one hun
dred dollars. And now that the spirit of
mprovement had got a start, there was no
stopping. The new mantel put to shame
the old white-washed walls, and they must
be painted, of course, and to prepare them
for paint sundry repairs were necessary.
While this was going on, your aunt and the
girls appeared to be quite satisged.and when
it was done they h 'd no idea that the old
parlor could be made to look so spruce. But
this was only a short respite. The old rag
carpet began to raise a dust, and I foupd
that there would be no peace "
"Now father," exclaimed the girls,
"Till I got a new carpet That, again.
shamed the old furniture, and it had to be
turned out and replaced with new. Now,
Peter, my lad, count up twenty dollars for
the hearth, and one hundred and thirty for
the mantlo piece and repairs. What does
that make?"
"One hundred and fifty, uncle."
"Well, fifty for paper and paint"
"Two hundred."
"Then fifty for carpet, and one hundred,
at least for furniture."
"Three hundred and fifty."
"Ahem ! There's that clock and the blinds
fifty more."
"Four hundred, exactly." My aunt and
cousins winked at each other.
"Now," continued my uncle, "so mueh
for this one room. No sooner was the room
finished, than complaints came from all
quarters about the dining room and entry.
Long before this I had surrendered at their
iscretion, and handed in my submission.
The dining room and entry cost each two
undred more. What does that count.
"Eight hundred, uncle."
"Then the chambers at least four hun
dred, to make them chime with the down
"Twelve hundred."
"The outside of he house had to be re
paired and painted of course. Add two
hundred for that'.'
"Fourteen hundred."
"Then there must be a piazza in front ;
that cost two hundred."
"Sixteen hundred."
"Here aunt began to yawn, Letty to poke
the fire, and Jane to twirl over the leaves of
a book."
"A new carriage came next, Peter, that
cost two hundred dollars."
"Eighteen hundred dollars !"
"Then there was a lawn to be laid out
and neatly fenced a servant to be hired
parties given occasionally bonnets and
dresses at double the former cost, and a
hundred other little expenses in keeping
with the order of things. Yes, Peter, I was
entirely withiu bounds when I said two
thousand dollars."
The opposition was silent. My aunt im
mediately arose and "guessed it was bed
time." I was left alone with my uncle, who
was a persevering man and never gave up
what he undertook, till ho had done the
work thoroughly, So he brought his books
and accounts and set about making an exact
estimate of the expenses. He kept me up
till lifter midnight before he got through.
His conclusion was that the pair of andirons
cost him twenty-four hundred and fifty dol
lars. A Tough One.
The "Fat Contributor" gets off this lat
est bedbug story : "Talk about bedbugs,"
said Bill Jones, who had been across the
plains, 'you should have seen some of the
critters I met in Idaho last spring. I stop
ped one uight with some settlers, who lived
in a little log cabin containing only one room
and a loft. When it- came near time to go
to bed they strung a blanket across the mid
die of tho room, and the settler's family
slept on one side of it and give me the toth
er. I laid down to go to sleep, and the
bedbugs began to gather like lunch eaters
around a fiee lay-out. I tried to kiver up
and keep away from 'em, but the pesky
varmints would catch hold of the bedclothes
and pull them off from me. They didn't
think nothin' of draggin' me around the
room if I held on. I fit em, till about mid
uight, and then I looked around for some
way of escape. There was a ladder rcachin'
up into the loft, and I thought the best way
to get away fro.n the blood-suckers was to
climb up thar, so I did. There wasn't any
bugs in the loft, and I laid down congram
laiin' myseif on my escape. Pretty quick I
heard the ladder sqaakin' as if somebody
was coniin' up. Bimeby I saw a bedbiif
raise himself up through the floor and look
carefully around the loft Soon's he saw
me he montioned to his chums below, the
bloody-thirsty cuss, and cried, esultin'ly:
Come up, buys ; he litre !
Carefully Bhocgitt Up. A pious old
clergyman, while wending his way to church
one Sunday morning, caught sight of the
two sons of one of his parishioners, going
into the woods, evidently for the purpose of
hunting. Feeling certain that anything like
direct remonstrance with the j oung gentle
men themselves would scarcely turn them
from their ways, he waited until after
preaching," and sought the oldgentleuian.
their father. Alter recounting the circum
stances of meeting Billy and Sammy as he
had done, he closed an affecting appeal by
inquiring of their father why they had not
been brought up in the fear of the Lord?"
"Fear of the Lord, parson fear of the
Lord I Why, they have! They're so 'feared
of h iui now they dasscnt go out Sunday
without double bar'l'd shot guus on their
shoulders 1"
When Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer in
Illinois, he and the Judge once got to bant
ering one another about trading horses, and
t was agreed tbet the next morning at 9
o'clock, they should make a trade, the horses
to be unseej until that hour, and no back
ing out, under a forfeait of $25. At the
hour appointed, the Judge came up, lead
ing the sorriest looking specimen of a horse
ever seen in those parts. In a few minutes,
Mr. Lincoln was scen approaching with a
wooden saw-horse on his shoulder, great
were the shouts and laughter of the crowd,
and both were greatly increased, when Mr.
Lincoln, on surveying the Judge's animal ;
set down his horse, and exclaimed, "Well,
Judge, this is tho first time I ever got the
worst of it in a horse trade."
The Letter R. We have a friend who
finds it difficult to pronounce the letter 1L
Meeting him on one occasion, he said
"Wobbert, have you heard of the great
wiot on the Bwystol woad ?"
"A what?"
"Why, a wiot, a wiot"
"What the douse is a wiot?
"Don't you know what a wiot is?" A
wiot is a wumpus.
'Well, now, what is a wumpus? I'ou've
got me again.
"Why, you know what I mean. A wiot
wumpus, a wow.''
"O no ! a riot ! Yes, yes, I have heard
something of that."
A little four year old child, in Portland,
told bis father he was a fool. On being rep
rimanded by his mother, and required to
say he was sorry, be toddled up to the in
sulted parent and exclaimed : "Papa, I'm
sorry you's a fooL
Said a youngster in high glee, displaying
his purchase to a bosom friend on the side
walk ; "Two coca nuts for ten cents ! that
will make me sick to-morrow, and I won't
have to go to school." 1
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ic admixture, will uae
Those who have no objection to the combination
of the Bitters, as stated, will on
Tbey are both equally good, and contain the
same medicinal rirtaea. the choice between the
two being a mere matter of taxte, the Tonic being
the most palatable.
The stomach, from a variety of causes, snrh as
Indigestion, Dyspepsia. Nervous Debility, etc., is
very apt to have its tunctions deraneed. The
Liver, sympathising as closely as itdoea with
the Stomach, then be on men afTected.Ihe result
of which is that the patient suff-rs from several
or more ui tne following diseanes:
Constipation, Flatulence, Inward Piles, Fulness
of Iiiood to the Head. Acidity of the Stomach,
Nausea. Heartburn, Dirgust for Food, Fulness
or Weight in the Stomach. Sour Eructations,
Pinking or Fluttering at the Pitof the Stomach,
Swimming of the Head, Hurried or Difficult'
Breathing, Fluttering at the Heart. Choking or
Suffocating Sensationa when in a Lying Posture.
Dimness of Vision. Dots or Wobs before the Sight.
Dull Pain in the Head, Deficiency of Perspira
tion. Yellowness of the Skin and Kyes, Pain in
the Side, Back.Chest, Limbs, etc .Sudden fluh
et of Heut. Burniug in the Flub , Constant im
aginings of vil,at,d great depression of Spirits
The sufferer from .'hese diseases should exercise
the greatest caution in the selection of a remedy
i.ir uii c3c, purcnas-ng only mat which He is as-
sured from his invea ligations and inquiries
iucki:9 true uierii. - is nKiuuny compound
ed, is free from injurious ingredidcuis, aud has
established for itself a reputation for the cure of
tnese (Ureases. In this eotinncction wc would
submit loose well-known remedies
IlonfiautVs Grrman Bitter, ax 'I HoofiatuVt
Herman Tom'r prrjntral bg Dr. (J. JM.
Jacison, l'l,ilaJrJpf,ia,I'a.
iwenty-iwo years aioee tbey were first intro
duced iulo thia country from Wermany, during
wuicn time iney nave unaouotedly performed
more cures, and brne6tted suffering humanity to
a greater extent, than any u.hei remedies known
iu cue puuito.
These remedies will effectually core Liver Com
plaint. Jaondtce, Dys popsia.Chrooic.or Ner
vous Debility, Chron ie Diarrbcea. Disease of
me Kidneys, and all Diseases arming from a dia
oraereu lavcr, Dlomacn, or iutesuues.
llrsulling from any cause whatever; prostration
oi ine syrtem. inducod ny severe labor,
hardships, exposure, fevers, etc.
There is no medicine extant equal to these rem
edies insuch eases. A tone and vigor is imparted
to the whole system, the apoetite is strenirtbed.
food is enjoyed.lhe stomach digests promptly. the
oiuoa is puriucu, cne complexion becomes sound
and nealiny. tne yellow tinge is eradicated from
the eyes, a bloom is given to the checks, and the
weiK and nervous invalid becomes a strong aud
ucauny oeing.
And feeling the hand of time weighing heavily
upon them, with all IU attendar-t ills.wil find in
the use of this BITTEKS.or the TONIC, an elixer
that will instil new Mfe into their veins, restore
in a measure the energy and ardor of mure vooth
fui days, build up their shrunken forms, and give
1. , i.!. i : .. .v..: -
Tl is a well established fact that fully one-half
oi ine reuiRte poriiou ot our population are sel
doin in the enjoyment of good health; or. to
use meir own expres siou. "never feel well.
Tbey are languid, devoid of all energy, extreme
ly nervons, and have no appetite. To thia class
of persons the BITTEKS, or the TOSIC, is espe
vfuiijr ruoomroenaea.
Are mado strong by (be use of either of these
remedies, they will cure every ease of JUAUAS-
jiua, wimooti.nl.
Thousands of certificates have accumulated in
the hands of the proprietor, but space will allow
of the publication of but a few. Those.it will be
observed, are men of note and of such standing
mai iney uiusi oencved.
Hon. Grorgt TP. Woad vara". Chief Jnstici oj
tk HaprtMU Court of Pom'a. vrttes ; -
t of Penu'a, vintet :
Philadelphia. March 16,. 1867.
"I find 'Hoofland's tierman Bitters' is
good tonic, useful in diseases of the diges
tive organs, ana oi great oencnt in cases of de
bility. and want of nervous action in the system
Yours truly, UEO. W WOODWARD."
Hon James ThompxoH, Judge of the Supreme
.ourt oj rcnusyirunia :
Philadelphia, April 23. 1S86.
"I consider-Uoofland's German Bitters' a tua
ahle medienii in case i f attacks ot Indigestion or
dyspepsia, i can eertny mis from my expert
ence of it. Yours, with respect.
From Rev. Joseph II. Ke.nnarrl. D. V., Pastor
of tli tenth ha)ttt Church, Phtladtlfihia.
Dr. Jacison Dear Sir: I have been frequent
ly requested to connect my name with leoommen
datiuiis of different kinds of medicines, but re
garding the practice as out of my appropriate
sphere, I have in all cajos declined; but
with a clear proof in various instances and
particularly iu my own family, of the usefulness
of Dr. Uoofland'a tier man Bitters. I depart for
once from my usual course. In express my full
conviction that, r general UMiity of the system.
and esjiecialif for Liver Complaint, tt a safe
and valuable preparation. In some cases it may
fail, but usually. I doubt not. it will be very ben
eficial to those who suffer from the above causes
Y'ours, very respectfully.
J. 11. KC.mjNAKU.Stb.beI Coatesst.
F,om Ret. E. D. Fendall. Assistant Editor
Christian ChronteJe, Philadelphia.
I have derived decided benefit from the use of
Hooflands German Bitters, sid feel it my ptivil
ege to recommend them aa a most valuable tonic,
to all who are suffering from general debility or
from diseases arising from derangement of the
liver. Yours truly, E D- FENDALL.
Hoofland s German Remedies are counterfeited
See that tbe sijrn iture of C. M JACKSON is on
the wrapper of each bottle. All others are
counterfeit Prinei J ' palOfEoeand Manufac
tory at tbe German Medicine Store.No. 631 ARCH
Street, Philadelphia. Pa.
CHARLES M. EVANS, Proprietor.
Formerly C. M. JAOKSON t Co
Hoofland's German Bitten, -er bottle-,
Hoofland s German Bitters, half dosen.
SI 00
s eo
Hoofland's German Tonie putuplo quart bottles
SI 60 per bottle, or half dosen for 7 50.
T& Do not forget to examine well the artiol
you buy, in order to get tha genuine.
For sale by A. I. SHAW Agent Clearfield Pa
April 22, Ie68-Jy
leading hardy varieties of first quality
Concord Cuttings, 81.00 per hundred.
Orders solicited as soon as convenient and Cited
in eotaHoa, by A M. HILLS,
pURE BUCK LEAD, equal in quality to
English white lead; Oils, Paints and
Varnishes of all kinds; Gold leaf in books, and -bronxea.
for sale by A. I. SHAW.
ClearBeld. October 23. 1867.
J. RiraintMAw a.
126 Market Street. Philadelphia. are ths largest
Manufacturing Coniectioneraand Wholesale Deal'
era In Fruits. Nuts, As , in the United States.
March, 186S-I.
I will impeach any one who says I fail to give
direct and personal attention to all oar customers,
or fail to cause them to rejoice over a well fur
nished table, with eleaa rooms and new beds,
where all may feel at borne and the weary be at
rest. Sew stabling attached.
Philipsburg. Sep. 2.'68. JA8. H G ALER.
Market Street, nearly opposite the residence ef
II. B bwoope. Esq.,
Clearfield, Pa.,
Would respectfully announce to the citisetis of
Clearfield and vicinity, that be has opened a
BOOT AND SHOE SHOP, ia the building lately
occupied by J L. Cuttle.aa alawoflice.and that be
is determined not to be outdone either in quality
of work or prices. Special attention given to the
manufacture ot sewed work. French Kip and
Calf Skins, of the best quality, always on hand.
Give him a eall. June 24. 6.
jj o m e in Dusinri
Marie to Order at the Lowest Rates.
The undersigned would respectfully invite tha
attention of tbe citizens of Clearfiel J and vlcin i
ty, to give him a eall at hia shop on Market St.,
nearly opposite Hartswick A Irwin's drug store,
where be is prepared te make or repair any thing
in his line.
Orders entrusted to bint will be executed with
promptness, strength and neatness, and all work
warranted as represented.
I bave now on hand a stock of extra frencb
calfskins, superb gaiter tops, Ac, that I will
finish op at the lowest figures.
M4!f7F4CV!lltBR A WnottSAH! AKD R r.T Alt,
Would respectfully announce that he baa remov
ed to the large and eommmiioas store-room, op-
Eosite the residence of H B Swoops, Esq., where
e has opened a general assortment of Tobacco,
Cigars, ete.. which he is prepared te sell, wbelesale
or retail, at reasonable priest.
His cigars are made of the very best material,
and in style of manufacture will compare with
those of any other establishment.
He has always on hand a superior article of
chewing and smoking tobaccos, te which he di
rects tbe attention of '-lovers of tbe weed."
Merchants and Dealers, throughout the county
supplied at the lowest wholesale prices.
Call and examine bis stock when yon come to
Clcarfiold. Jane 16. 1868.
Clearfield county.
Tbe andersigned. having opened a large and
well selected stock of goods, at Bald Hills, Clear
field eownty. respectfully solicit a share of publio
Their stock embraces Dry Goods, Groceries,
Hardware. Queenswarc,Tio-ware,Boota and Shoes,
Hats and Caps, -jieady-made Clotbiag, mad a gen
eral assortment of Notions, eto.
They always keep on hand tha best quality of
Flour, and a variety of Feed
All goods sold cheap for cash, er exchanged for
approved eouutry produee.
. Having also erected a Steam Saw Mill, they are
predared to saw all kinds of lumber to order.
Orders solicited, and punctually filled.
Nov. 20, 167. F. 11. A A. IRWIN.
O 31 E T n I N C NEW
Clearfield county, Pcnn'a.
The undersigned having erected, during tha
past summer, a large and commodious store room,
is now engaged in filling it np with a new and
select assortment of Fall and Winter goods, which
he offers to the publie at prices to suit the times.
His stock of Mens and boys' clothing is ueasual
ly extensive, and is offered te customers at from
$10 toS2u for a whole soit. Flour. Salt, and Gro
ceries, of every kind, a complete assortment;
Stove and Stove-pipe, a heavy stock; Boots and
Shoes, Hats and Caps, in great variety : Ladies'
dress goods, furs, and other faney goods, together
with an endless assortment of notions too tedious
to enumerate, always on hand, and aor sale very
heap. Prints at 10 cents a yard.and other goods
in proportion. Now is the time to buy.
Country produce of every kind, at the highest
market prices, will be taken in exohange for
goods; and even Greenbacks will not be refused
for any article in store. Examine my stock be
fore you buy elsewhere.
October 30,1867. H. SWAN.
Having just returned from the eastern cities
we are now opening a full stocK of seasonable
goods, at cor rooms on Second street, to which
they respectfully invite the attention ot tbe pub
Iio generally. Our assortment is unsurpassed
In this section, and ia being sold very lew for
cash. The nock consists in part of
of the best quality, such as Prints. Delaines,Alpa
eas. Merinos. Ginghams ; Muslin, bleached and
unbleached ; Drillings Tickings, cotton and wool
Flannels. Cassimers, Ladies' Shawls, Coats, Nu
bias. Hoods, Hoop skirts, Balmorals. Ac. Aa.. all
of wMch will be sold low fob casi. Also, a fin
assortment of the best of
consisting of Drawers and Shirts, Hats and Caps;
ooou ana enoea, xiatidaereaiaRt eravata, ete.
Also. Raft Rone. Dor Kote. Raltina Ancara
and Axes. Nails and Spikes, Tinware, Lamps and
Lamp wicks and chimneys, etc., ete.
Also. Qneenswara.GIassware. Hardware, Groee
ries. and spices of all kinds. Ia short, a general
assortment of every thing usually kept in a retail
store, all cheap' for cask, or approved eonntry
XV Ov. zo-jwio-nvie.
- i ja ,9
tt Enrlish Currants, Essence Coffee. and Vina.
gar ot the best quality, for sale by
Jan. ie. uaM9ii:a m IKWU.
MUSICAL GOODS violins flutes, fifes alarosieta,
accord eons. Italian ttrinra. e-oitar trina'
clarionet reeds, musio paper, instruction, hooka
rorsale by J.P. KRATZBR.agent for Pianos and
rgana. January 6, 1848