Raftsman's journal. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1854-1948, February 08, 1871, Image 1

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BY S. J. H0.
VOL. 17.-NO.
Day," cried the Earth, "Awitil-Amss '."
And with a ruler' power
Summoned it legions to their tasks,
In city. Tale and bower.
6b bade the weary traveler rise,
And onward wend his way,
And raised the savage hunter's bow
Against the flying prey.
She warned the merchant to bis desk,
The student to his tome,
The sailor to his toil and strife
Against the salt seas foam ,
f-he called the farmer to his plough,
Amid the furrowed glade,
The whisker'd soldier from his tent
Forth to his slaughter-trade ;
The seamstress to her needle turn'd.
The sad brow'd laborer bent,
And downward to his cavern dark
The mournful miner went.
The old man leaning on his staff
A quickening mandate feels;
And from its cradle soft and warm,
The totteriag infant steals.
Kiht speaks to Day "Yonr tasks are heard
You've weariod all the raee:
I'll ful J them in mj pitying arms
For downy Sleep's embraoe
Of care, I smooth the wrinkling trace
That you so deep have made,
Take from the statesman's breast its load,
From Leber's hand the spade.
Of Grief, I soothe the gashing tear,
Of meagre Want the sigh,
And draw a beating curtain e'er
Vexed brain, and bloodshot eye.
I say to Prayer 'Look up to God !'
I point the soul above "
And thus the holy fight began
Itsministry of love.
The incident about to be related is one of
many similar oues which occurred during
the early settlement of America. Those
who sought a home in the savaze wlds,
which then covered the land, wedded them
selves to a life of peril and hardship. The
dangers which coutinually threatened them
called forth all the heroic qualities of their
nature, and their lives were marked by
many a lofty deed of daring and devotion.
Such deeds should not siulc into oblivion,
lor they beloDg to the history of our country,
and as such, bhoul J be recorded and re
membered. We touM preserjt a picture to the imag
ination of the reader. There is a broad ad
beautiful stream, with its deep, still waters,
flowing between banks covered by luxuriant
foliage ; and its britht surface dotted here
and there with fairy little isles, where grace
ful shrubs and fratrrant flowers b id and
blossom undisturbed in wild and lonely love
liness. Bright plumed birds of many va
rieties are winding their way over the quiet
water, and the surrounding scene e.:l"es
with their tuneful minstrelsy. On ire bor
ders of the river at the edse of a forest that
btretches far away over bill and dale, stands
the rude but picturesque dwelling ot a back
woodsman ; with the blue siuute curling up
ironi its lowly roof, and its humble walls
glinting out from the green foliage that
surrounds them. There are some indica
tions of taste and refinement near the wood
man's home, which give a cheerful appear
atnv to that otherwise wild and Lively
scene. A graceful vino curtain; the lowly
window, and many brieht flowers, natives of
a di-iant soil, fched their frrateful perfume
ar-uud. Near the door hangs a ca?e, con
t;ii;iiiij; a rare and beautiful bird, who-e -rme;
of 'ui liK-s breaks sweetly upon ibo stiii
nes of that solitary phjee.
O-i a low seat, at the entrance of the
dwelling, is seen a young woman, caressing
an infant. the has lost the blooming love
liness ot early youth her cheek is pale, and
Ler brow wears that thoughtful expression
wl:Hh is ituprinteil by the touch of care;
yet ,he is still beautiful in form and feature,
and none may look upon her without ad
miration. As she bends over the child in
her arm j. her eye fills with that unutterable
t' li ierness and love which are only seen in
the eye of a mother and which make the
1 ice of a beautiful woman almost angelic.
Now and then she turns from the child, to
s-ii l an anxious glance towards the forest,
a if she watched for the approach of some
ot.elrrm that direction. iShe is momen
tarily expecting her husband, lie left his
!' :ue at morn ; the hour appoiuted fr his
r-;urn had passed away; the shadows of
the trees are lengthening in the rays of the
setting sun, and yet lie comes not. The
i ;ti 1 wife Jiegins to tremble for his safety
a tearful fore bod in 7 ot evil steals over her
tiiiiid. and the dark dread of some appioach
uic calamity haunts her imagination.
be has reason to fear; for that portion
! ".mtry was, at this time, the theatre of
many a tragic scene. .Sometimes the wood
Juan, in pmetratibg too far into the puth
le rerfM-s of rhe forest, lost his way, and
wan ler.ntr for days in the dreary wilderness,
u.i. ring many miseries, and perishing at
h-t t.y the pangs of hunger. Sotiiotiincs
the wily red man, who yet lurked about
!.-i lonely wilds, entrapped the white
h i!iter. and from a spirit of revenue, or the
sji r-t for blood, sucriliced bis victim with
'he most barbarous cruelty.
A the anxious wife thought i of these
things her fears and forebodings became al-iiio-t
insupportable. Hushing the infant to
Y ' !'. she carried it into the dwelling, and
j.'1'OMted it in its cradle-bed. She then
n i;erie t forth again, and wandered along
' e p ith that led to the forest, arxiousiy
1; kinir forward the while for her husband.
lie walked onward for some time, fondly
'"ping to see the object of her search, but
'it hopes were vain, and sending one more
spar.?hing glance around, and seeing nothing
tat the gi.iomy shadows of the trees, she
turned with a heavy heart to retrace her
step. As she was proceeding homeward,
a sudden fear for her child, whom she had
''it alone, crossed her mind and caused her
to haten forward. Irawing nearer to the
owel i;nir, this fiar became so intense, that
it amounted almo.st to a conviction of some
Jcrritile calamity. Flying, rather than walk
'"g, she reached the house and sprang to
tiie cradle it was empty, and the child no
where to be sepn t WItJl frnntif. n?HTiiri'(ifl
she rushed to the back door of the dwelling, j
"men sue had leU closed, and which she
now found was open. She was just in time
to see a party of Indians making rapidly to
tie woods. Her heart whispered the fear
lal assurance that they bore away her
treasure. Here was a trying situation for a
timid and helpless woman her husband
ttar off perhaps in peril her child her
fcrfct born and only one, torn away by the
rude hand of a savage dread night ap
proaching, and no earthly arm to aid !
Without pausing for reflection, the
mother flew along the path which the In
dians had taken. Now and then she caught
a glimpse of their forms as they moved
rapidly through the trees, but as the. twi
light deepened and surrounding objects be
came more indistinct, even that slight com
fort was denied her, and she traced her
gloomy pathway without knowing whetheror
not it would bring her nearer the object ot
he.r pursuit. ' Yet she paused not a moment
in indecision, but hastened onward through
the increasing darkness, unconscious of the
uncertainty ot her search, and the wildness
of her expedition. She had but one
thought one hope ; and that was to be
near her child to save it, if it could be
saved, or perish with it, it perish it must.
.Strong in this determination, she pushed
forwarj, thoughtless of fatigue, and fearless
of peril. As tUo night advanced, the wind
rose and sighed among the trees with a
mournful and heart-chilling sound. The
stars, that bad hitherto shed a faint light
through the branches, were now veiled in
black clouds that seemed to presage a
ptonu ; and ever find anon the shrill croak
ing of a night bird, or the prolonged howl
of some beast of prey, was borne to the e-ir
of the. unhpppy wanderer, waking fearful
thoughts, and warning her of the dangers
by which she was surrounded.
Those who have never roamed in a forest
at midnight can scarcely realise how much
that is terrifying is connected with such a
journey. At one time, the howl of the
hungry wolf will burst so suddenly and
clearly on the ear that wo can scarcely per
suade ourselves the monster is not clo.e at
our side at another, the falling of a decayed
branch will, produce such a loud and fearful
sound, that we deem it the fatal plunge
which must doom us to destruction. Now
the wind will come with a ntful and moan
ing cadence, so like the human voice, that
we for an instant believe it the wail of an
agonized being and again it will sweep by
witii a rushing sound like a troop of en
raged monsters bent on a mission of death.
Sometimes an unseen, low drooping branch
will softly touch the shoulder, congealing
the warm current of lite with the idea that
a spectral band has suddenly arrested our
progress ; and again a black and blasted
tree, with one or two sere branches pro-
truamg from its side, will, tor an instant,
still the pulsation of the heart as we behold
in it. a frightful phantom, stretching forth
its arms to grasp our shrinking forms.
All this, and more, must one feel and fear
in a lonely midnight pilgrimage through the
forest; and ail this the mother endured as
she pursued her almost hopeless enterprise.
She had traveled far, very far, for the dark
ness of night, and the intricacies of the
woo l, had scarcely lessened the speed with
which she commenced ber walk, and she had
been many hours on the way. Weariness
was beginning to overcome her hope was
departing lrom ber heart, and despair chil
ling all her energies, when she discovered
alar off through the trees a light. It was
but a feebie glimmer, yet oh ! how it irra
diated the path of the wanderer. Tiss in
stant she beheld it, hope sprang back to her
heart, and strength invigorated her frame.
That fiiitit atid lar oil ray seemed the lijjht
ot returning happiness, and she watched it
as eagerly as the mariner watches the star
which guides him over ocean's stormy waves.
She now hastened onward with redoubled
energy, and though her steps sometimes fal
tered, and her heart sunk within her, as the
lUht disappeared behind some intervening
object, she still kept her eye steadily in the
direction of the beacon, and soon gaiuel a
position where it shone brightly before bor,
and she couid approach without Josing sight
of it asain. As she drew near, she gazjd
upon the scene which that liyht revealed,
with mingled feeling of astonishment, hope
and fear.
Thvre was a large firo built of the dried
branjhes of trees, and around it lay the dus
ky forms of iive or six Indians, reposing
upon the ground. Their appearance was
savige iti the extreme; each wi'.h his paint
ed feathers lighted by the fkful glare of the
fire, and his tomahawk and scalping knife
gleaming at his side. Near them were im
plements ot hunting, and around the fire lay
scattered bones and" fragments of a recent
rude repat. The whole scene was calcula
ted to strike terror into the heart of the del
icate being who gazed upon it.,
IJut she scarcely saw the rude savages or
their implements of death, for her whole
soul was absorbed in contemplating a portion
of the scene which we have not yet
described, and which rivitcd her attention
with a thrilling and magic power. Bound
to a tree was the form of her husband ; and
at his feet on the cold ground, lay her child.
The lather's face was pale, and stained with
blood; the infant's f'aea ffaa covered by its
dress, and its form was motionless a if chill
ed by the cold hand of death. How felt
the fond wife and mother when that sight
of horror met her eyes ? Repressing by a
mighty efTort the shriek of agor.y that rose
to her lips and conquering, by the strength
of a heroic soul, the almost irresistible de
sire she felt to rush forward, and clasp those
dear ones to her aching heart, she stood ga
zing uprfn the seene with feelings-whieb can
not be described. She saw with a throb of
sudden joy, that her husband lived, but her
heart grew cold again as she watched the
inoiiou'ess form of her child. She longed
to fly to its side, and ascertain the truth, for
the suspense that preyed upon her spirits
was terrible, but again her resolute mind
restrained her, and sh : began to deliberate
upon the situation ot her husband, and de
vise means for releasing him.
The vivid light oast Ly the (ire on all things
near it, enabled the wifj to note the scene
distinctly. She saw with a thankful heart,
that the savages all slept, and that she could
reach the side of her husband without pas
sing near enough to atvake them ; but she
saw that he was bound by strong cords, which
she could not hope, in her wearied sta'e to
unfasten, and she looked about for something
to sever them. There was nothing,save the
knives which the Indians wore at their sides.
Looking more intently, she saw that one of
these had slipped from its place, and lay on
the gi-ouii 1 by its owner, so near that his
hand almost touched the hilt. A pang of
intense fear shot through he'r frame, when
she thought of approaching so close to the
teirilic ionu ot theavage,but another look
upon the pale face of the prisoner.reassured
her, and she determined to rescue him, or
perish in the attempt. She could not ap
proach the Indians without revealing her
self to the eyes of her husband, and she
feared, in that case, au exclamation of sur
prise would follow her appearanee,and rouse
the foe from their slumber. After pouder
ing a moment upon the best mode of pro
ceeding, she determined to steal softly to the
back of the tree, place her hand unon the
hp of the captive, whisper a few words of
explanation, and implore fun), not by the
slightest murmur, to frustrate her plans.
With a throbbing heart, she commenced ber
perilous undertaking. Noiselessly she made
her way to the tree, and accomplished her
purpose. There was no time to delay, yet
one instant the mother turned to look upon
her child, yearning to clasp it to her bosom,
but not daring to lift the cloth which con
cealed its features, and assure herself wheth
er or not it lived. A little while before.she
would have given woilds to be able to do
this, but now she felt that to behold it wrap
ped in the slumber of death would unnerve
her arm, and render her unfit for the fur
ther prosecution of her trying task. With
a frrmnsss that would have done honor to a
stoic, conquered the promptings of ratural
love and hastened away. With a step as
noiseless as the falling t?ew, ehe glided to
wards the slumbering savages ; as she drew
near, her frame trembled so violently she
could scarcely support herself ; and when
she put forth her hand to take the knife, the
beating of ber heart was so audib!e,she fear
ed it would awake the s!eepers,nd she pres
sed her hand convulsively upon it to still its
tumultuous throbbings. One terrible in
stant she thought the eyes ot the Indian
opened, glared upon her with a tierce and
malignant expression ; but this was mere
fancy for he still slept, and the next moment
she was gliding away with the knife firmly
grasped in her hand. With a few rapid
strokes she liberated her husband, and then
bent down and uncovered the child.
To her unspeakable joy she found it in a
slumber as sweet and peaceful as though it
had been hushed to rest upon its mother's
bosom. With a prayer of gratitude upon
her lips, she lifted it from its resting place,
turned to her companion, and motioned the
way to their home. With rapid and noise
less steps they hurried away, speeding on
ward with tremulous yet hopeful hearts.
Not a moment did tin fond mother spare to
caress her infant not a word did she utter
to greet her husband. The spell of a new
found uncertain happiness had settled upon
her spirit, and she feared to break its thril
ling charm. For a time they traveled tlius
in silence and darkness ; moving as near as
they could judge in the direction of their
home, and anxious to be farther, still farther
away from their enemies. At length weari
ness compelled them to rest awhile, and as
the dawning day began to shed a' trembling
light abroad, they crept into a thicket and
sought repose.
The beams of the rising sun lighted the
wanderers on their homeward pathway ; and
when that sun was sinking to repose, its
parting rays fell calmly over the woodman's
home, revealing a scene of bliss such as sel
dom visits the abode of man.. How radiant
with greatful joy was the face ot the fond
mother, as she clasped her recovered treas
ure closer to her bosom ; how full of admi
ring love was the eye of the rescued hus
band, as it rested upon its fair preserver";
and oh 1 how warm and fervent was the pray
er, breathed in that hour of safety bearing
up to heaven the deep devotion of thankful
happy hearts.
Grass in his Liquor.
A tavern-keeper in Pennsylvania, whose
sijjn s.vung and croaked at the foot ot "Laurel
Hill," once received a call from a guest from
Virginia, and said euest called for a "uiiut-
iulen" to slake bis thirst.
v nai is a Ullllt- uiejj i ueiuireu i up
land lord.
"A mint-julep is a julep with mint in it,"
replied the Virginiau.
"Will you make one yourself? Here are
the liquors, the sugar, the spices, but 1
havn't any mint."
"I will make two, one for each of us, if
I can find the mint." .
In a few moments the guest returned
from a field where he found some mint, and
he made the coveted beverage.
The templing doses wete repeated over
and over auain, and the delighted landlord
was grateful for the lesson he bad received
in mixing liquors and making juleps. The
Virginian left the jjext day and directed
his steps homeward. Six months
afterward, he had a business call in the
neighborhood of "Laurel Hill," and meet
ing a boy in theroad, he inquired the where
abouts of his old friend, the landlord.
"He has gone," said the boy.
"Where has he gone," said the stranger.
"lie has gone up," replied the boy.
"What do you mean ?"
"Ain't you the man who put grass into
father' liquors, some time ago?"
"Yes, I taught your father how to make
mint juleps. "
"Well, the old man got to be very fond
of drinks with crass in t hem, and kept on
taking them from early in the morning un
til late at night ; and he never stopped until
he went under."
"Whatcilo you mean?"
"I mean that he kept on taking grass in
his liquor until he died."
"Hid he die drinking mint-juleps?"
" i'es, be died three months ago ; he took
too much grass in his liquor."
False Economy. "About this time,"
as the almanacs say, "look out for talk of
economy." This n well, for there never
was a time when there was more need for
the practice of that virtue, or when that
virtue was more a necessity. Times are
hard and business dull, but in retrench
ment, don't begin at the wrong end. Let
your family newspaper Iks among the last
things touched. Yon can spare many mat
ters of household use far better than you
can spare your paper. It tells you of all
that is going on iu the world around you :
it instructs you in morals and religion ; it
interests you in your leisure hours; its
timely information saves you many dollars,
and enables you to earn as many more j it
assists your wile in her household duties,
you in your farm, or shop, or store; it makes
you intelligent among s-our neighbors; it
has its word of encouragement, of aid. of
fituess for every condition of lifo. It is a
member of your family, and the most inex
pensive one, and "pays its way" a thousand
times over. Iok well about you before
you begrudge the one cent a day that your
paper costs ; retrench on your table, your
clothes, your adornments, your horses, dogs,
tobacco, etc., etc., before you give up your
paper. And yet, this is the spot where
many begin to "economize ;" they deprive
themselves and their family of what they
can spare the ljast. If any one doubts this,
let him take a single number of the family
naner and examine it in all its departments,
see what it contains, and then think whether
for the few cents it costs, he can anord to
dispense with it. Many a paper, indeed,
almost every, paper has some single para
graph which is practically worth the sub
scription price for several years. Watch
man and Ucjlector.
Somebody quietly dropped a hundred dol
lar bill into the money bag at one of the
Wellsbnrg (Ohio) churches.onThanksgiving
day. He has the satisfaction of hearing
his home paper say that his gift was either
a mistake or "conscience money."
Peter's Wife.
She was a poor girl when he married her,
and Peter himself was the owner of a little
farm, with a $50) mortgage on it. You
would have thought, to hear Peter's mother
and grandmother, and sisters and aunts and
female cousins talk, that Peter had been a
Prince by birth, or heir to a princely for
tune at least, and she the "beggar maid" of
the old English ballad, to whom a second
"King Cophueta" had stooped and raised
her to the throne. In all the five years that
succeeded her marriaze, I never, by auy
chance, heard one of Peter's female relatives
confess that Susan had said, or done, or
looked the right thing in any part of her
mortal career. She was lazy, she was shift
less, she was no cook ; she could not, she
would not mend Peter's clothes properly ;
she was extravagant ; she was the incarna
tion of all domestic vices ; and "poor Peter,
who might have done so much better," was
the cry on every side. Peter loved his wife,
I suppose, iu the beginning, but he was but
a man. and could not hear this contin
ual chorus of condemnation without feeling
in time that "there might be something in
it, after all." He began to give himself the
airs of a martyr, and to turn Susan into a
thorough house and home slaye, by way of
convincing her of her surpassing good for
tune. She was a gentle, meek-faced little
thing, acquiescing in the general verdict,
and loving Peter with all her heart and soul.
Iav by day she drudged and drooped, and
when I left my native town to journey to far
distant lands, I bade her farewell with a pe
culiar emphasis and teuderness, feeling sure,
in my mind, that I should never see her in
this world again.
Ten years passed slowly by, and I return
ed to settle down for life in the familiar town.
The very day after my arrival, and before I
had time to inquire after my friends of the
earlier years, I saw a handsome carriage pas
sing by the house horses, harness, coach
man, livery, and crest on the panels, all in
city style. A portly, good lady, with a rud
dy, smiling face, sat inside, and I saw seve
ral of our moat respected citizens on the
sidewalk liftine their hats as the carriage
passed. No one was near, of whom I could
make the inquiry, "Who on earth is that ?"
and puttin? on my things I called on the
Browns. I'eter's grandmother and Peter's
maiden cousin lived in that house. Peter's
married sister was there making a call, and
the carriage was just driving away from the
door as I entered.
"Who is it ?" was almost my first ques
tion. "Peter's grandmother, who, in old dayS
had headed all the attacks on the faithful
little woman whom I supposed to be in her
grave, answered me with a beaming rniila.
"Don't you remember her ? Haven't you
seen her? That's I'eter's wife !"
"Peter's wife I Thei Sasan i dcatL-us t
expected, and he has married again, "said L
"Susau dead!" cried the grandmother
with a look of horror. "Dear Susan. 1 How
came you to think of anything so horrible ?
Vi'hy that was Susan."
"Yes," said the cousin, "that wasmy dear
Susan. But she has grown so handsome
that I do not wonder that you do not recog
nize her."
"Dear Susan," said the married sister.
"Such a party as she is to give to-morrow
night 1 and how well she does the houors,and
how beautifully she is always dressed I"
"Ah, Peter was a lucky man to get her.
and 1 always said so !" chimed in the old
Scarcely believing tuy ears, I bade them
good day. Ou the steps I met Peter. He
had not changed, and lie gave mean invita
tion to that wonderful party on the spot.
"You must come and see how dear Susan
has altered and improved!" he exclaimed.
"Ah, my dear friend, few men can say tbey
have a wile like mine."
He bolted into the biuse, and I went on
np street. Just at the corner I met Peter's
mother, and his maiden aunt. In the old
times they would have seen Susan grilled
alive with pure pleasure, now and then ; bat
on this day they were ready to sing her
praise with the rest.
"Oh it is so nice to think yon are here
in time for the party," said Peter's mother.
"1 want you to see the supper table. Dear
Susan arranged the flowers with her own
hands. Rut then dear Susan has such
taste !"
"Oh, yes," said the maiden aunt ; "I al
ways said that dear Susan had such taste !
Y'ou must go to the party. Dear Susan will
be so delighted to see you back."
When 1 had escaped from them, I went
straight to the house of one of my female
relatives, and besought her to read the rid
dle that was perplexing me so.
"What has 'dear Susan' done," said I,
"to be canonized like this? A martyr she
was, most certainly, when I went away ; but
now is a saint and they are all worshiping
her. What does it mean?"
My widow cousin looked at me, with a
slight smile.
"Have jou seen her?"
"Yes ; grown fat and ruddy, and in a car
riage that looks as if it had jilst driven out
Of Central Park."
"Well, that is the solution of the riddle,
my dear the carriage and all the rest of it.
Susan's uncle died in China last year, and
left her, in her own right, a fortune ot a
hundred thousand dollars."
"Oh!" said I, and then I understood it
all. -
Society op Women. There is no socie
ety in the world more profitable, because
none more refining and promotiveof virtue,
than that of refined and sensible women.
The beauty of woman is made to win, her
gentle voice to invite, the desire ot her fa
vor to persuade men's sterner souls from
strife to peace. We honor chivalrous de
ference naid to woman. It evinces not only
resnect to virtue, and desire after pure af
fection, but that our women are worthy of
such respect. Rut women were not made
merely to win men to society. lo be com
panions, they should be fitted to be friends;
to rule hearts, thev should secure the ap
pro tjat ion of minds. And a man dishonors
them, as well as disgrace himself, when he
seeks their circle for idle pastime, and not
for the improvement of his mind and the
elevation of his heart.
An old bachelor editor thus, in hU spite,
comments on a recent moonlight incident:
"We left our sanctum at midnight, last
night, and on our way homesaw a young lady
and get'.cman holding a gate on its hinges.
They were evidently indignant at being out
so late, and we saw them bite each other
several times."
"Boy, why did you take those shingles
last Sunday?" "Because mother needed
some kindling wood, and I didn't want to
split wood on Sunday."
A mother's prayer will draw up from the
depth of the scai
H. T. Farnswortii,
Would inform Mill owners, and those desirous
of having Mills built, that be is prepared to build
aDd icpair either Circular er Muley Saw Mills,
and Grist Mills after the latest improved patterns,
lie has also for sale an improved Water Wheel,
which he guarantees to give satisfaction is re gar i
to power and speed. His motto is. to do work so
as to give perfect satisfaction. Those wishing fur
ther information will be promptly answered by
addressing him at Clearfield. Clearfield county,
Pa. Write your name and address plain.
April 2u, 1870 ly.
The undersigned have purchased the rieht
ot Clearfield county for Enoch FarnsKonh'a,
Mump r.x tract or, patented Jun4 7th, lSiO. This
is decidedly the most convenient, most durable,
and best machine of thaay. Wet weather wil.
not effect it, the workingpart being all of ironl
The machine is easily sec op. and will work any
place that can be plowed. We will sell machines
at a small profit on cost, and will try to make it
to the advantage of farmers to bav them. We
solicit orders fruui those wanting mnchines.
U. T. rAK.NbWOKlll,
.Ja Clearfield. Pa. ,
GEO. II. DALL. Agent. Curwensville, Pa.
Clearfield, Pa. .July 13,'70
Made to Order at the Lowest Rates.
The undersigned would respectfully Invite the
attention of the citizens of Clearficl i and vicin i
ty, to give him a call at his shop on Market St.,
nearly opposite Hartswick A Irwin's drug store,
where he Is prepared to make or repairanytbiog
u iiih line.
Orders entrusted to him will be executed with
promptness, strength and neatness, and all work
warranted as represented.
I have now on hand a stock of extra french
calfskins, superb gaiter tops, Ac, that I will
nmsn up at tnelowest ngurcs.
June i;itb, ISHtt. .DANIEL. CDSJhliLY
The New Masonic Temple Loan,
Bearing 7 3-10 interest,
Redeemable after five (5) and within twenty-one
(21) years.
Interest Payable Afarch and
The bonds are registered and will be issued in
sums to suit.
DeHAVEN & B R 0.,
Stocks bought and sold on commission. Gold and
Governments bought anl sold. Accounts re
ceived and interest allowed, subject te
tight drafts.
Mareh 2. 1870-1 y.-Jan 4 -71
The undersigned having recently added
to his former business, would respectfully
solicit an examination ol his stock. Being
a practical Tailor he flatters himself
that he is able to offer a better
class of ready-made work
than has heretofore been
brought to thi; mar
ket. Any one wishing to buy goods in this lino
would save money by calling at his store,
and making their selections. Also,
a full supply of Gents'furnishing
goods always on band.
Feeling thankful for past favors, he would re
spectfully solicit a continuance ef the
April 23, 1869. It. BRIDGE.
are receiving a splendid stock of
Clearfield, June SO, 1869.
TAILS A SPIKES ihecheapest intheecunty
W. WALTERS. Attoiikiit at Law.
. Clearfield. Pa. Office in the Cocrl ilouc
ALTER BARRETT, Attorney atLaw. Clear
ueja, ra. May 13, ISoS.
JD. GRAHAM A SONS, Dealers in Dry-Goods
.Groceries, Hardware, Queensware, Wooden
ware, Provisions, etc., MarKet St. Clearfield. Pa,
HF. BIGLER A CO., Dealers in Hardware
and manufacturers of Tin and Sheet-iron
fare. Second Street, Clearfield, Pa. Mar '70.
HF. 55 AUGLE. Watch and Clock linker, and
. dealer in Watches, Jewelry. Ac. Room in
Graham's row, JIarketatreet. Xov. 10.
rilHO'S J McC1:lLL"(H. Attohsey-at-Law.
I ClearSeld, l'a. AU legal business prompt
ly attended to.
Oct. 27. 1869.
7"M. REED. Market Street, Clearfield, Pa..
Y Fancy Dry Goods. Wtite Goods. Notions.
Embroideries, Ladies' and Gents' Furniphing
Uood. etc. Juno 15, Til.
jl p. tRvif : : : B. i. hem
1RVIS A KREBS. (Successors to II. T. Swoop.).
Law am Collection' Office. Market Street.
Clearfi Jld. Pa; L'lilil-1- -
A I. SHAW.Dealerin Drujrs. Patent Medicines
. Fancy Artictos, etc.. and Proprietor of Dr
Buyer's Went Branch Kilter. Market Street,
Clearfield, Pa. June 15,70.
FB. READ. M D., Phy.sicia ar.d Sl-rggos.
. Kylcrtown. Pa.. riiiectfilly offers bis pro
fessional services to the citiiensof that place nud
surrounding country. L-pr- 20-liiu.
Okium T. Noble. Attorney nt Law. Lock Ha
ven. Pa. Will practieo in the several courts
of Clearfield county. Business entruMad to him
will receive prompt attention. Je. U, '70-y.
C KRATZER, Dealer in Dry-Goods. Clothing.
. Hardware. Queensware, Groceries, Provi
sions, etc.. Market Street, neatly opposite the
Court House, Clearfield. Pa. June, lsCi.
JB M'EN' ALLY, Attorney t Law. Clearfield
. Pa, Practices in Clearfield and adjoin:r.g
bounties. Ofiice in uew brick building of J . lioyn
t n, 2d street, one door south of Lanich's Hotel.
I TEST. Attorney at Law. Clearfield. Pa.. w!:i
. attend promptly to all Legal business entrust
ed to bisoare in Clearfield and ad joining coun
ties. Office on Market street. July 17, 1SC.7.
rnUOMAS H. FOltCEY. Dealer in Square ard
J Sawed Lumber. Dry-Goods. Queensware. G ro
ceries. Flour. Grain, Feed, Bacon, Ao , Ac, Ora
hamton. Clearfield county, Pa. Oct 10.
H ARTSWICK A IRWIX. Dealers in Drucs.
Medicines. Paints. Oils.Stationary. Perfume
ry. Fancy Goods, Notions. et.. etc.. Market street.
Clearfield, Pa Dec. 6, 1S65.
( KRATZER A SON. dealers in Dry Ooods
j. Clothing. Hardware. Oueensware. Groce
ries, Provisions, Ac, Second Street Cleai field
Pa. Dec. 2". ISJIi
JOHN GI'ELICII. Manufacturer of all kinds o
Cabinet-ware, Market street. Clearfield, Pa
He also makes to order Coffins, on short noticn and
attends funerals with a hearse Aprl0.'59.
RICHARD JIOSSOP, Dealer in Foreign and Do
i tnestio Dry Goods. Groceries. Flour. Baeou
Liquors. Ac. Room, on Market street, a few door,
west ot .lourn:lOflicr. Clearfield, Pa. Apr27
"TTALLACF. A FIELDIN., Attorneys at Law
V Clearfield. Pa. Office in res dence of W. A.
Wallace Legal business of all Kinds attended to
with promptness and fidelity. Jan.S.'70-yn
... . n .i i . vnivr riri.nixn
rj" W S.uITn. Attorney at Law. Clearfield
tl . Pa., will attend prorcr-tly to bn-ine s en
trusted to his care. Office on Fecnnd floor of new
building adjoining County National BanK.ar.d
nearly opposite tne uourt tioue. June ou, os
all kinds cf Stone-ware. Clearfield. Pa. Or
dcrs jolicited wholesale or retail lie alsokeev
on hand and for sale an assortment of earthen
ware, of li is on manufacture. Jan. 1 . ls-t
MANSION HOUSE. Clearfield. Pa This
well known hotel, near t'no i ourt House i
worthy the Datronaae of the public. . The tal-'e
will be ftipplied with the bet in the inarket. Th
best of liquors knot. JVU1.N ',"L1
TOHN II. FI'LVOKl), Attorney at Law. Clear
field. Fa. Office on Market Street, over
Hart. wick & Irwin's Druz Store. Prompt attention
given to the securingufBouuty claims. Ac. mi i to
all lcal business. Mareh 27, ls"u.
- SfROEOX. hav'tni; located at Ky'crtown.
Pa., offers his professional services to the citi
zens ol fcat r'ce aud vicinity. Sep.2y ly
YT 1- CURLEV. Dealer in Dry Goods,
V ..Groceries, Hard ware. tHcensware.Klourl!a-
con. etc., Woodland. Clearfield county Pa. .' Iso
extensive deu.ers in all kinds of sawed Inmber
shingles, and square timber. Orders solicited.
Wooilanit. 1 a.. Aug. lath. ISo.i
DR J. P. BURCHFIELD Late Surgeon of the
33d Re" t Penn'a Vols., having returned
from the army, offers bis professional services to
the citizens of Clearfield and vicinity. Profes
sional calls promptly nttendad to. Ofiice on
South-East corner of 3d and Market Streets.
Oct. 4, lridd 6mp.
SURVEYOR. The undersigned offers
his services to the public, as a Surveyor.
He may be fonnd at his residence in Lawicnca
township, when not engaged ; or addressed by
letter at Ulearnela, 1'enu a.
March 6th. lS57.-tf. J AMES MITCHELL.
" ' I 1, r-tl,! .1 n anil S n i-,t".ii
Havine located at Osceola. Pa., offers his profes
sional semces to the people of ttiat place and sur
rounding country. All calls promptly attended
to. Office and residence on 'Jurtin Mrcet. former
ly occupied by Dr. Kline .V
GEORGE C. KIRK. Justice of the Peace, Sur
veyor ar.d Conveyancer. Luthersburs. Pa.
All business entrusted to Lim will be promptly at
tended to. Persons wih:n? to employ a Survey
or will do well to give bim a call, as be flitters
binisoll that he ran render satisfaction. Deeds
of conveyance, articles of agreement, and all lceal
papers promptly and neatly executed jeS'70-yp
T K. B O T T O R F'S
Negatives made in cloudy as well as in clear
weather. Constantly en hand a good assor'uient
of Frames. Stereoscopes and Stereoseopio Views.
Frames, from any style of moulding, made to
Dee. 2,r6t-jy. 14-C'J-tt.
Saw Logs and Lumber,
Real estate bought and sold, titles examined,
taxes paid, conveyances prepared.
Office in Masonic building, on Second Street
Room No. 1. Jan 25, '71.
are constantly replenishing their stock of Drugs,
Medicines. Ac. School books and Stationery,
including the Osgood and National series
of readers. Also Tobacco and Ci
gars, of the best quality, and at
the lowest prices. Call and see.
Clearfield, Kov. 10, IS6
The Kidneys are two in number, sitnated at the
upper part ct the loin, surrounded by fat. and
consisting of three parts, via: the Anterior. th
Interior, and the Exterior.
The anterior absorbs. Interior consists of tia
sues or veins, which serve as a deposit for h
urine and convey it to the exterior. The exto
rier is a conductor also, terminating iu a single
tube, and called the Ureter. The aretersare con
nected with the bladder.
The bladder 19 compu?d of various covering
or tissues, divided into parts, viz: the Upper, th
Lower, the Nervous, and the Mucons. The upper
erpels. the lower retains. Many have a desire te
urinate without the ability, others urinate with
out the ability to retain. This frequently occurs
in children.
To cure these affections, we .must bring Into ac
tion the muscles, which are engaged in their va
rious functions. If they ere neglected, Gravel or
Dropsy may ensue.
The reader ronsf also be made aware, that how
ever slight may be the attack, it is sure to affee
the bodily health and mental powers, as our flesh .
and blood are supported from these sources.
Gout, or RnEi uatism Ptin occurring ia lbs
loins is indicative of the above diseases. Tbey
occur in persons disposed to acid stomach and
chalky concretions.
Tbk Gravel. The gravel ensues from neglect
or improper treatment of the kidneys These or
gans being weak, the water is cot expelled from
the bladder, but allowed to remain; it become
feverish, and sediment forms. It is from this de
posit that the stone is formed, and gravel ensues.
Drotst is a eollection of water in seme parts of
the body, and bears'diflVrent names, according to
the parts affected, vis: when generally diffused
over the body, it is called Anasarca ; when of the
Abdomen, Aseiteo; when of the chest, Uydrotho
rax. Treatment. Helmbold s highly concentrated
compound Extract Buchu is decidedly one of the
best reiscdiesfor diseases of the bladder, kidneys,
gravel, dropsical swellings, rheumatism .and gouty
affections. Under this head we have arranged
Dysurie, or difficulty and pain In passing water,
Scanty Secretion, or small and frequent dischar
ges of water; Strangury, or stopping of water;
Hematuria, or bloody mine; Gout and Rheuma
tism of the kidneys.without any change in quan
tity, but increase in color, er dark water. It was
always highly recommended by the late Dr.
Physick, in these affections.
This medicine increases the power of digestion,
and excites the absorbents into healthy exercise
by which the watery or calcareous depositions
and all unnatural enlargements, as well as pain
and inflammation are reduced, and it is taken by
men, women and children. Directions for use and
diet accompany.
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 25, IS6T.
II T, Helmbold, Druggist:
Leak Sir; I Lave been a sufferor, for upward
of twenty years, with gravel, bladder and kidney
affections, during which timo I have used various
medicinal preparatior.s. and been under the treat
ment of the moit eminent Physicians, experien
cing but Iltrlo relief
Having seen your preparations extensively a8-
vertised, I eoiisulted with my family physician in
regard to usirg your Extract Uuchu.
I did this because 1 had tieed all kinds of ad
vertised remedies, and had found them worthless,
and some quite injurious; in fact, I despaired of
ever getting well, and determined to use no rem
edies hereafter unless I knew of the ingredients.
It was this that prompted me to use your remedy.
As you advertised that it was composed of bucbu,
i u tabs and juniper berries, it occurred to me and
my physician as an excellent combination, and,
with his advice, after an examination of the arti
cle, and consulting again with the druggist, I
c included to try it. I commenced its use about
eight mouths ago, at which time I was confined
to my room From the Erst bottle I was astonish
ed and gratified at the beneficial effect, and after
using it three weeks was able to walkout. I felt
much like writingyou a full statetnent of my case
at that time, but thought my improvement might
only be temporary, and therefore concluded to
defer and see if it would effect a perfect care,
knowing then it would be of greater value to you
and more satisfactory to me.
I am now able to report that a care is effected
after using the remedy for five months.
I have not ued any now for three months, and
feel as well la all respects as I ever did.
Your Cuchu being devoid ot any unpleasant
taste and odor, a nice ton!. and invigorator of the
system. I do not mean to be without it whenever
occasion may require its use In such affections.
Should any doubt Mr. McCormick's statement,
he refers to the following gentlemen :
Hon. Wm. Eig'er, ex Governor Penn'a.
Hon Thomas 15 Florenae. Philadelphia.
Hon. J. C. Knox, Judge, Philadelphia,.
Hon. J.S. ITlack. Judge, Philadelphia.
Hon. D. R. Porter. ex-Governor. Penn .
Hon. Ellis Levis. Judge, Philadelphia.
Hon. R. C. Grier, Judge U. S. Court.
Hon. G. W. Woodward, Judge. Philadelphia.
Hon. W. A. Porter, City Solicitor, Phil'a.
Hon. John Biglcr. ex-Governor. California.
Hon. E. Bank s. Auditor Gen. Washington, D.C.
And many others, if necessary.
Sold by Druggists and Dealers everywhere. Be
ware of counterfeits. Ask for ilelinbold's. Take
no other. Price SI 25 per bottle. or 6 bottles for
S6.50. relivereifto any address. Describe symp
toms in all communications.
Address H. T. HELMBOLD, Drug and Chemi
cal Warehouse, 534 Broadway, N T.
steel-engraved wrapper, with fac-oimile of my
Chemical Warehouse arid signed
Junli. Tu-ly H. T. DELMEOLDi
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