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mto of the he,t Jobbing °glees in the
.err prepared to do any kind of
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n , iltrar 1. Comity, Po,
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Plie.Nr A lt.,rvl n, At tomer., and Cnonnellont
• t Oftlro Pgrienn Rlnrk. Twqr North Weat
~t Public Stinnro, Pn.
r. kr - J.1 , 7. HOTEL.
• •••to , I, P 0..! Rohort Leal in Proprietor.
• oi amt onrofol :Molt Inn
,r 'l . , • ,^ ~ ototort Of _ozn'tri.
• PAZ kW LEY
• in Vine, Whitowonit„ Vherre, A.ll,
•in , l Limber. L•ttli and iithinitlou.
%tree!. North of 1.1.;•D. Depot, Erie,
and Sturgeons. Office, Mot Peach
•.«r.~nnthwestcorner of Sixth. Office open
nicht. Dr.tin's reqfrlence'ffit
botwe.en Ninth and Tenth streets,
.I .t I' Ot the Pcte
•:mtd (lain"! Agent, crtnvevanerr anti
nßit•e 7n P.trelerneelini hlnek, gent h
n Ifth Z 1.1 1 ,1 State ktreet , t, Erie. Pa.
1-1. VOLE At SON.
N.ttlo;111l flank. fyll•t77-If.
rw , v,..tr No. 7,0; :.ttqt, Strop% oppoßiti. Broarit'm
Pa. linurs from it..l A. NI. to
from 1 to J P. Nf. f.
5AL1`. 4 ).1.‘7 , 7
3:11 , 1 Retell T): - .alt.r. in Ant
••••,, 11l natl. illaelvoni tit I 'on!. (Mire earner
.1 and 126 Nt reels, Erie, Pa.
1: !...:(2.2,3--t (.1 R. 3. SA 1".71M %N.
4, ,, ,- Brewer and Dealer to 'Hopi. Barter,
iiiti. %fog. I,lger, Re. Proprietor <IC Ale imil
' i,. , .• iir-weriii. iiii.l Ntillt. Wilrehnuqe... Fri. , .
W. - MA4n1.1..
Miner iu n0....nzw1.1 , 4's I:l.wiz, north
~f +h.: I', Erie, I.
IT. Y. prognnisn,
()me,. Frenril strut, So.ona .tore
tiP•ir Puy N.rtier or the Reed
to ti-OrgP J. Morton Conank.lori
nm_l - Whol o, 3le Dealer' in r" 9l .
fn-\. Y.& E. and People's Line Of Stonno
Erie, Pa. in cal,
wrscltELT, et. Co
\ awl C,,mMiliQion nnti Rent
,t, , w.r.l gtAt4...treet (mrner Ninth,)
onvir on enriqlenmeut...
V,-11 , 1;1..._.:01‘.11,1...1 to to anyliTirt.4
ItNi. - MARKS.- •
T Olor and Clothes. (Ironer. rnl'nn Titook,
t. Tyr. lA•nnrtt'v '(fire. f Inthrc ma fr, clean-
I .in 1 ropliryYd on short nottlY.Y. TPren. a, rra
,;lllo,, :1 , any. mr22.
t . .2-t•vsh - vtz.lfl} It MTIF.RMA
SPEVCr.‘i ' 4 ITERIT.S.N.
\ at La tr, Franklin, 0/11,0 in
hnti•linz. L!hi•rty gtrOrt.
nt - or nh, rlnlinfien at reel.
nrnmptir fund,• In rill parts of the
NOrtf,P, 11Th1WS •
wry dealer, In hard And rand,
i. li,tvlO4 liktryood or oUr dhrk propert v to
nn 0.1 firm, Nvo to , ,,,arllvetire from
tra 10 , r”conononlOm suovesson. 164
worth': of the vonll.ltofvo owl patron
' f oqr ~ !•1 fritoyl, rota ?Ito oolille.
si 'OTT. lIANKIN .t
monal,'.. To tor,Flllll hotwoon - Siate
Erie, lb. l`matom Work, Ile a ntiln~
e•id rat tip.; nttell!led to promptly. opPreprl-t f.
LIVERY AND nnArtnlNG sTArsr,r,
onrsor of Freneh and Seventh streete. Erie,
;I,nner a Jola , ,on prevprietoN, flood hom.es
ahroy. on hind at moderate
t" Walker .5: Armstrong. Whole
to.. and- 1t..t.i1l tl..nleri in Anthracite and
', I , P 1,, Wnod, Iron Ore,lte. Onlent 4 .
~ra,r of Twelfth and Myrtle streets. Post
Box Si. Erie. Pa.'
r tIlm•P!.0“;. - S. FIILIANSIIEF—
I.N. ti raturrr
rStiraonn , . Oat , ' S . ". 10 N 01)1 '
o.llre emen..lav and niOn. Dr. liarrrtt's
'cii h Rt. ni:Klirh7-13's
ItEN:s:ETT Ifi 01'41
rnlon t:.•..r:r• Tabor,
r , prirtor. rino.l arrnmrnn! aUnn.
• :Et). C. BENNETT, M. 1).,
P.'tytti,t did Sunhant. °Mee, Ete,LP irk Si.,
, '"liliVoritiok , .. door tdotv,—hoartiti nt the reg.
!t•ttee oft • W. KANO, 241 door south of the M.
cleirttit. tet . .tat. , :tfrtoi +.l rOet. Other hour,
roar II it. to. tint ti Itl. ruvlirtfA f.
- IL \ - . - I'LAT. - :•4 •
1 , "11 , •r 411 , 0! kin 1". ..t rain IN And
Warr, 3111;1 NV holerrile
rr In Winet.,l.lquorr. t TO'E/VC(.. gte., Nn. 2d
r,v,t Fifth %trw-L I-Iri.‘, 11t. 10w.17-ft.
NiA suro.m. (Miry
-n.I S t .. op . rrite• ttrPlrk
tioliqt; orneo firiim from id to F-11. 111.. • H., p.
and 7 To S p. JP,
.1( kW.; 11. NULL n.
is 0. Enzin,er and Surveyor. IdeufdPnee ror
"'ltth,rre,t a u nt F..0.d Avenue, V:a•t Erie.
uroin-nttonter, at the new briek .tore.
' , . , :.. 1 :111.11.fe. hay on ban.] a !am. 1144ortnient
It'rovi,ion4. Wool alt.( Willow
e Wh.o4, Lipton, 4ietnirc, k... to Nyllielt hP
- ' ^ l'''''fint , 011114 the attention of the patine,
he can Otter WI good hancilinS aw
an p trt •of ErlPeounty.
ERIE CITY IRON WORKS,
Th'e Bradley Engine !
New Compound or
Double Cylinder Engine.
1. '" 1 :04 r n E*TIIA3I" TWICE.
And 11 Warranted to give
l itTi TO ONE HUNDRED FER CENT.
power than a Single e• Under lingine
•uxtnz the ,ame amount of steam. ,
STEAM ENGINES ANIrROILEIN
OF ALL STYLES
STILLS AND TANKS!
C LTI.A.It, SA. WiIIILL.S
azt► ic /CUD ilUkKa.
TH - Fk:,:IIIK --:OBSERVER.
mgortrics, ihobuct, gruit,
Gritit 0 C lilitlr. VR I TJL'T.
S South Park Place, L'rfe, Pa
tuum.a.cr: L. NV IT !PT:
Has purchased the stock and lti;e of the aliove
stand and primoses to keep the morn complete
stfick of woos In trio. line ever offered in Erie.
The public ran hereafter rely upon finding a
full nasortment of
Groceries, Home and Foreign Fruits,
AND PRODUCE GENERALLY,
CONFECTIONERIES, &C.., &C„
Give me a call and lice what I ran do for yon
Wholecale and Retail
GRO('ERY AND PROVISION STORE,
wisEs AND LIQUI)11 , ;.
trt Sehhuidecker, la now re
...dying a Nplendld a. , ..ortinent of
; It. a 'ERIES, PROVISIoNs:
I.l.l"'"l7rlrt-I,4llt.ts‘%&.°°de. e ) t
in a r t g ul
v S o t e a k n o e r Ware
TOBACCO ANT) el (4.%R5,
Call and see us, at the
G-rocery I - loatintiarterm,
American Ilinek, State St., Erte:Pa.
tnyWir-tt. F. SCHLAITDECK ER.
Wholesale awl Retail Grocery Store.
P. A. lIECKER kt CO.,
WHOLESALE A D RETAIL GROCERS,
North-East Corner Park anti French St.,
Would respectfully eall the attention ut Coln
triunity to their large stock of
Groc•rries and Pi•oviKionis.
NVllleh they are ilwilroag to sell at
THE VERY LAWFNT POSSIBLE PRICES!
Sugars, Coffees, Teas, Syrups,
- Tort Amos, FIsII,
Ix not surpngstri in the rity,na they are prepared
to prove to all who give them n call.
They also keep on hand a superior lot of
for the wholesale t mule, to which they direct
the attention of the public.
Their motto Is, "Quick saleN, small proflt% and
a full equivalent for tile money, - nplllsl-lf.
3f. V. WORIDT.7.7s: & CO.,
Would respectfully announce that they have
epened a stare at
No. 42S French St., between 4th and rith,
For the purchase and Halo of
ALL KINDS OF COUNTRY PRODUCE,
Butter, Poultry, Milk, &Le.,
Orders from abroad will receive prompt at
cotton at the lowest market Prices.
.?I,r• The bigli64t prize In Ca.ll paid for Pro
Erie &Pittsburgh Railroad.
lattss A. 31., Pittsburgh Express, stops at all sta
tions, anti arrives ut A. & G. W. R. R. Trans
fer nt 1:40 p. m., at New Castle at :1:00 p. in.,
and at Pittsburgh at 6:00 p. tn.
G:00 P. M., .Iceotamodation, arrives ut Stunts
. town at 9:00 p. m.
:kr() A. M., .‘ccommodatinti from Jamestown,
arrives at A. W. It. R. Transfer at .5:1;
a. in., at New Castle at 7:00 a. m., and
- burgh at 10:00 min;
tkatt AL, Erie Express , leaves New Castle at
8:15a. to., A. & R. It. Trandfe.r at 10:10
a. in., tasking close connection with trains
for Buffalo and Niagara Fallit,..madarrivea at
• Erie at kW p.
4:1N) P. M., Slum Express, leaves New Castle
at 7:21 p. in., A. & G. W. R. R. Transfer at 8:4.1
p. m.„ Jamestown at p. in. and arrives
at Erle _at 12 - .15, a. m.
Pittsburgh Express south connects at JameA
town nt IttOp.m.yitb J. & F. Express,nrriting
at Franklin at 2ta, p. m., and 011 City at :1:40 p.
m. Connects at Transfer at - 1:40 p. m., with A,
& G. W. Mail west, for Warren, Itavena and
Erie Express north connects at A. & 13. W;
Transfer at 10:10 n. in., with Mall east for Mead
ville and Jamestown, and at Jamestown with
.1. S: F. Express for Franklin, arriving at Frank
lin at 2:15 p. m., and Oil City at &40 p. m.
Trains connect at Rochester with trains for
Wheeling and nil points In West Virginia, and
at Pittsburgh connections - Tor Philadelphia,
Harrisburg, Baltimore and ,Washington, via
Pennsylvania Central Ralircetd.
Erie Express north connects at Girard with
Cleveland d: Erie trains westward for Cleveland,
Chismo andall points-in the West ;at Erie with
Philadelphia tk Eric Railroad for Corry, Warren,
Irvineton, Tldloute, and with Buffalo d: Erie
Railroad for Blown. Ihmkirk. Niagara Falls
and Sew York City. J. J. LAWRENCE.
Pont advertise so intensely the largest stack
of old style goods for the nolidays, but after
thirty yenta' selling .
Watehet4. Dininondx, Jewelry,
Silver Spoons, Fanef r .: fitiods t dr., in Erie, is
prepared to show upon this °erasion and steruly
right along hereafter, every day, Justsuelt goods
in style and quality neat desirable to buy. The
old ahupkeeper who so long Mood guard, have
been relieved by New floods, which arrived last
evening from New York, and at once displaced
the Ohl Fogies, who were yel7; glad to gep In.
tesined Young America with the
Latest Styles nt the Lowest Prices.
Old anti new patroliK..donli be afraid of an old
concern—Auxtin ix up to the Unica and en
deavor). to do thingx in a praPt teal manner. '
Watehev and Jewelry repaired xklifully. Sal
ver Ware manufactuml au usual. Engraving
In every tle.tgli on (old anti Silver. Give M . a
call. , AUSTIN.
At 29 Northo Park Row.
N. IL—New Good', Jr., will arrh e at. Atadin's
Dee. 2.lth, p 47. -
For the Holidays!
Silver & Plated Ware !
The largest ELssortnient in town,, at prices that
- DEFY COMPETITION:
Do not tall to call on
MANN & FISHER,
Two doors taut of main entrant!.
HAVING ROM our entire stock of Furniture
to J. W...Ayres, we hereby thank the com
munity for their liberal patronage to us, hoping
they will extend the same to him. We will 4e..
vote our time hereafter to the
With the consent of J. W. Ayres we still hold
our office in the name old place, 715 State street,
where will be found at all timex ready toattend
to the wants of the community in our line o_
Ready Made Coffins*
Trimmed to order. Metallic. and Iron Burial
cwez. of all styles and sizes, on hand; also,
Shroud and ilkoTin Trim - ulna.% Undertaken
will and it to their advantage to bay them of
as we cannot bemndersohl won of New York
op iIAII7-ly. )10011E & •
"LILA:SKS! BLANKS!— A complete swot,
ment Aar every kind of Menke needed by
Aldnmerre„ Justices, Conideblee Sad Blintuens
Wen, for sale at the Cetelever calm
H. 1. WHITE
Their 11.-ortmeiii of
No. 2 Reed Block
Diefendorf, Gross & l'Oster;
NO. 7 REED HOUSE,
Would respectfully call thc attention of their
friends, and the public generally, to their large
and w«..1.1 selected stock of tpxsts . '
FOR. THE FALL TRADE !
vELvf:T, TiODY 1111I'SSELs,
Three Ply. Hartford and Lowell Ingrain,
YES MAN, Dunn 'WOOL
STAIR AND HEMP
CA fl S .
ATT A SSF:t. LIVE C;
s 'I4:ATM:RS, coltrearrs.
Tol LET QT'ltin4, eI'ItTAE•SS AND
CURTAIN MATERIAL S, MATS,
RrOSt, DnfmtlETs, (Y)RICICT,;3,
STAIR RODS, &C.. &e.
PILLOW SLIP AND 14 DEP.T T.TNEN,
PILLOW SLIP AND 541.13 CT MUSLIN,
- TABLE LINEN, NAPKINS,
DOILIES, CRASHES, DIAPERS,
ETC., ETC., ETC
All nethe latest and most faith lonable styles of
DRESS GOODS !
Irlah and FrenCh Pnidlna,
Merinos, Empress Cloths,
Alapneaa, in Black and Calor',
The Finest Assortlneut In the elt,.
Granite Popll ii et tg, llalanze
Cloths, Camlet Clotho,
A beant Ifni pitock of
VELVET RIBBONS !
In nil widths atud eoloris
BUGLE GIMPS, FRINGES tt HEADINGS
We largest lot at the lowest price to be found
in the city. (Nll-und be convinced. Remember
No. 7 Reed House and 19 Fifth Bt.
Dleferidorr, Gross & Foster.
DRY GOODS STORE,
t.:: ST.ITE STREET, ERIF, PA
Southard. & McCord,
131=1:1( 4C4- CO 0 , 13 !IA !
NOTIONS,IIOSIERY, GLOVES, &C
Our stock. la the largest over brought to the city,
PRINTS, DELAINES, SILKS, CLOTHS,
BLEACHED & .BROWN SHEETINGS
A complete assortment of Dress Goods, every
kind of article in the Notion Line. and, in short,
a general assortment of everything needed by
TO BE SK)1.1) AT
ivitrw YORK PRICE:Fa;
Country Dealers are invited to Rives us a call.
We do a strictly wholesale trade, and propose
selllng at such prices as will make It to the ad
vantage of merchants in Utie section to deal in
Erie, Instead of sending East for their goods:
it. It. fiOUTHAR.D. 3. 3CCON.D.
TEE OLDEST ESTABLISHED
Carnet & Dry Goods Rouse
IN N.-W. PLINZ.:SYLVA NIA
A complete ;dock of Sheetings, ilints, Linens.
Cloths, sackings, Flannels, Dish and French
Poplins, 31ohal rs, Alpacas, Delalnes, _
WI urr.v.: G COO 131.1.4. I 1140,41 - F:TLY.
GLOVES AND NOTIONS. •
Calrand get prices before purchasing. -
apr3'67-Iy. No. SUB, Marble Front, state St.
U 2 04•1".A.T'M STREET.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL !
The largest and best stock of
BROWN AND BLEACHED SHEETINOS,
PRINTS, FLANNELS, LINENS,
Clothx, Cloakings, DeLalnes, Alpacas, Leona,
•31olutirs, Black and Colored, Tidbit,
Oashmere, Silk, Brocha and Paisley
Shawls., White Goods, Hosiers%
Goods marked down to meet the market. No
trouble to show goods. Call and examine.
myltr6l-ty. RMENZWEIG h BRO.
trlIE CO-PARTNERSHIP heretofore existing
1.. between the undersigned,' In the Planing
31111, Door Sash and Mind business, under- the
firm name of Jacob Boots, & Co., was dissolved
by mutual consent on the 21st day of Jane. ItiC7.
Tlie business will be continued by Jacob Boots,
who is nuthorir.ed to nettle all the accounts Of
the late firm. JACOB BOOTZ. _
The undersigned, intending to continue the
above business, at the old stand, west side of
Pearl, between 12th and 13th streets„ desires to
call the attention of the public to his facilttlea
for supplying them with anything irt - .311s
Lumber planed to order, and scroll sawing of
all kinds done. flash, -- Dears and Blinds furn
ished to order. All kinds of Lumber on hand,
together with Elhingles and Lath. In fact, eve.
*thing that la tumally dealt In or done at Oat
elan establishments of the kind. Thankful tar
nun kind' time; t tespeetnatirsollett se oon-
Mulattos of the mum
eel74lo* . ,JACI) BSOM.
ERIE, PA., THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 2; 1868
Address to the Nervous and Debilitated
whabe suffering* huge been protracted frtipm
hidden causes and Whose cases require pmtript
treatnlent to render existence desirable. U you
are suffering or have muttered from Involuntary
dlscitanzes, what effect does it produce upon
your generarhealilt? Do you feel weak,-debill
toted, easily tired? Does a little ezertion pro
duce palpitation of the heart? Does your liver
or urinary organs, or your kidneys, frequently
get nut otorder! Is your urine sometimes thick,
milky, tlocky, or is it ropy on settling t- Or does
a thick scum rise to the top? Or Is is seclintent
at the bottom after it has stood awhile! Do you
have spells of shOrt breathing or dyspepsia?
Are your bowels constipated? Do you have
l i spells of fainting or rashes of blood to thehend?
Is your memory impaired? Is your mind con
stantly dwelling.upon this subject t'Doyou feel
'dull, listless, moping, tired of company, of life?
Do you whilito be left alone, to get away from
everybody? Dues any Hutto thing make you
~tart orjantof I. our bleep broken or restless?
Is the lustre of your eye as brilliant? Thebloom
on your cheek as bright? Dorm enjoy yourself
In society as Well? Ito you pursue Your business
with the same energy? Do you (fel asmuch
confidence in yourself? Are your spiriti. dull
810 flagging, given to tits of melancholy? If so,
dd not lay it to your liver or dyspepsia. Rave
you restless nights? Your back weak, your
kriees-,wealc, and have but little appetite,and
Ych attrib)tte t h e. to dyspepsia or liver corn
plitints ? -
Now, reader,seit-übuse, venemardiseases bad
ly Cured, and sexual excesses, are all capable of
producing a weakness of the generative organs.
of generation, When In perfect health, make the
man. Did you ever think that those bold, defi
ant, energetic, persevering, successful business
Men are-always those whose generative organs
are in perfe • ct health? You nm s er hear such
inencoruplaluot being melancholy, of nervous
new, of palpitation of the heart. They are nev
er afraid they cannot succeed In business; they
don't become sad and dlsCouraged; they are al
ways polite and pleasant in the company of la- .
dies, and look you and them right in the fare—'
none of your downcast looks or any other mean
neis about them. I,donot mean those who keep
theorgatas inflamed by running to excess. These
will not only-ruln their constitutions, but also
those they do busines with or for.
How many men, from badly cured diseases,
from the effects of self-abuse and excesses, have
brought about that state of weakness In those
organs that has reduced the general system so
much as to induce almost every other disease—
idiocy, lunacy; paralysis. spinal affections, ant
cute, and almost every other form of disease
which humanity is heir to, and the real cause of
the trouble scarcely ever suspected, and have
doctored for all but the right one. • .
Diseases of these organs require the use of a
diuretic. HELSIBOLD'S FLUID EXTRACT
BUCHU is the great Diuretic, and is a caecan
to. dJauseren or rue rammer, wumeys, Grav
el, Dropsy, Organic Weakness, Female Com
plaints, General Debility and all diseases of the
Urinary Orgasm, whether existing in male or
female, from whatever cause originating, and
no matter of bow long standing.
If no treatment is subinitted to Consump
tion or Insanity may ensue. Our Flesh and
Blood are supported from these sources, and
the health and happiness, and that of posterity,
depends upon prompt tise of a reliable remedy:
Heimbold's Extract Buchn, established up
wards of 18 years, prepared by
Stripcm, etc., etc
•H. T. HELJIBOLD, Druggist,
501 Broadway, New York, and 101 South 10th
ParcE-81.:11 per bottle, nr d bottles for 5150,
delivered to any address. Sold by all Druggists
everywhere. no N 67.
A Card to the Ladles.—
• ' • DR. DIIPONCO'S
GOLDEN PERIODICAL PILLS,
In Correcting irregularities, Removing Ob
mtruetiona of the Monthly Tama, from whatev
er eange, • and always aneeesisful'aa a preventa
tive. • _ • .
. In removing obstruction and restoring nature
to Its proper channel, quieting the nerves and
bringing back the'! rosy color of health" to the
cheek of the most delicate.
,Full and explicit directions accompany each
Price Si per box, six boxes Si. Sold by ono
druggist In every town, village, city and hamlet
throughout the world. Sold in Erie by .1. B.
CARVER d• CO., druggists, sole agents for the
Ladles by sending them El through the Post
Office, can have the pills sent (contldentially)by
melt to any part of the country, freeot postage
S. D. HOW E, Role proprietor, .
- znyir67-Iy. New York:.
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TITURMAY, JANUARY 2, 1868
Agents for the Observer:
We baye sclexted the following gentlemen as
our agents in the places named, to transact any
business in connection with the office, Persons
knowing thernseltes indebted to us can hand
them the money, and their receipts will be
knowledged the same as If given by ourselves:
Petroleum Centro—Geo. W. Wilson.
flak Grave—Wm. J. Welker.
Wayne—D. , W. Howard. '
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Waterford—W. C. White.
Tinton Borough—M. V. B. Brown.
Union Townithip—Moses Smiley.
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' SPEAK KINDLY TO THY WIPE.
Speak kindly, gently to thy wife,
She knows enough of sorrow : •
Oh ! seek not from each petty ill _
An angry word to borrow,
For'in her heart there's treasured love,
Oh I prize its golden worth ;
One gentle word, one smile of thine, •
Can ever call it forth.
When thou art harsh, and stern, and cold,
And from thine own dear home, •- '
The sunshine of domestic love -
In sorrow seeks to roam ;
Upon her heart thy cold worth fall
And chill love's tender life ;
Then, oh! amidst thy trials all,
Speak kindly to thy wife. •
Speak softly, icindly to thy wife ;
She may have left a home
Of cherished love, and to thine own
But scarce a year have come ; _
Though five or ten have told the time,
And thou have shared its swift,
Whene'er thy footsteps homeward turn,
Speak gently 'to thy wife.
Speak kindly, gently to thy wife•;
She may be growing old,
And soon ye both May garnered lie
In shadows of the mould.
Speak gently, she has loving words
To soothe the cares of life.
tint then, wnen maw round ;nee cling,
Steak kindly to thy wife !
TIT' FOR TAT.
"Was there ever siich a jealous fellow; al
wayg'contriving some new test to subject my
affections to !" said Julia Harvey to her sis
ter, Mrs. Fanny Markham, as she,handea her
It was froth 'Julia's lover, Captaiii Paul
Wilcox; an officer in an infantry regiment,
who wrote to her to prepare to receive him.
Ile told her she would find him much cluing.
ed, for he,had been wounded in the leg and
lost his left arm, and he had felt it his duty
to say that he should not hold her to her en
gagement, though-he loved her as devotedly
as ever. Now it happened that Julia had a
correspondent in the army, from whom she
discovered that the Captain had received no
injuries,. and that his story-was concocted
purely as an additional test of the devoted
ness of the fair one.
"We'll pay him off for this trick, Julia,"
said Mrs. Markham. "Come, and I'll in
struct you 'how to give him change in his
Shortly after the ladies had retired, Capt.
Wilcox, pluming himself on his strategem,
was alone in the drawing room. He button
ed his arm up in his coat, and left the sleeve
hang empty, while he counterfeited a halting
gait, and put a large piece of plaster on his
left cheek to cover .up an imaginary sabre
In a few minutes Mrs. Markham made her
=Returned at last !" CT led she;warmly shak
ing his hand. "My dear Paul r -
There's not much left of me—little better
than half,' said the soldier. "I left my poor
arm In the West Indies."
"Poor, de:. r Paul," said the lady. !And how
"Very , poorly ; I am troubled with daily ex
foliation of. the bone."
"Poor Jails!" she sighed. •
"She will be much affected by the change
in me, will she not?" asked the brave Cap
"Ah ! I see—she was afraid to write it to
you. She has lost all her beauty. Yea —you
know she was never vaccinated."
"Never vaccinated •
"No—and she has had the small pox very
badly. Poor Julia. She has lost the sight of
her right eye. Her face is very much dis
-colored. • Her nose is terrible red.l
"A red misir?"
"Yes. It doesn't matters() much about her
eyes—she wear's blue spectacles."
"Blue spectacles and a red nose !" exclaim
ed the Captain:
"But you don't'mind that. Beauty is noth
ing," said Mrs. Markham, who was ravish
ingly beautiful herself.• "You love Julia for
her heart ; vou always told her As you
are maimed and disfigured yourself, why
'ou can sympathize with . each other. You
will be a very well assorted couple—three
eyes and three arms between you.'
"A red nose and blue spectacles r'
"flush•! -here comes Julia," said 3lrs. Mark
ham. "Don't appear so shocked. Julia, my .
love, here's the Captain."
The door opened, and Julia entered. She
had painted her face most artistically, a pair
of blue spectacles concealed her fine black
eyes, but the marvelous feature of her face
was her nose—it glowed with all the brilli•
ancy of a earbuele.
"Oh, dear Paul," said Ate; "poor, dear
Paul: how much you must have suffered."
"I have one arm left for yod to lean upon,"
said the Captain.
"But you are lame. We can neverdanee,
the schottische more?"
"I don't know, but I can manage it aft but
the side steps and hops,". said the Captain
"'But don't you find me hideous?" asked
the' fair one. . .
"Not exactly." said the poor Captain. "The
tip of your ;lose has rather a warm color,- to
"Oh the doctor says it will settle into a pur
ple by-and-by." , •
"Oh, he does, does he!" said the Captain
"Do you think I should look better with a
purple nose ?" asked Julia.
"Speak not of it," said the Captain. "But
tell me, when you heard of my injuries,were
you not inclined to relinquish my hand !” -
"Not for one moment." •
"Then forgive MY. deception," said the
Captain. "Here is my left arm as sound as
ever; I have no woundp upon my cheek, and
I can dance hem dark lo dawn:" -
"How could you be so cruel," said Julia.
"It is now my turn to ask if you are willing
to fulfill your engagement?"
"Kith all my heart," said the Captain. "I
am grieved for the loss of your beauty, Icon
: but your heart and mind are dearer
than your person.",
Excuse me for a moment," said the lady.
"I must retire for a few minutes.".
In an instant she returned, radiant in all
the glory of her charins.
"Paul," said she, "how do you like me
rrowr . .
"You are an angel." said the Castairt, hold
ing her in his arms. "How cord veil treat
me so cruelly with the red nose and specta
"Nat a .word . of that," said the beauty.
"We have irendS In camp who exposed
you jealous folly, and it was only Xt for
tat."" • - •
"I deserve it all," said the Captain, "and
here I vow I am cures of jealousy forever."
When they were married, which followed
as aMatter of course, they were pronounced
the handsomest couple that ever submitted to
the matrimonial noose.
rocnansamm evidence of presence: of
mind was recently given in France. Mon
sieur J—, was talking with his mother:in
laW at her country, chateau, when a streak
of lightgng almost literally reduced, her to
ashes. The dom es tics ran into the room,
when, without moving a muscle, Monsieur
said : "John,. sweep up my motbert4.o
The Wife and What it is to be One.
'Upon this subject someofourcotemporaries
have indulged in considerable sentimentality,
but few of them ever come down to the'plaln
proposition." , 'ln two ofjournaLs before us are
some sensible observations, and. if Benedict'
and all other interested gentlemen will_ pay
some attention to them, and study to correct
the.fanlts pointed out as we "'un them in"
this column, there is some hope of consider
able reformatio'n In the world: There is a
"heart-hunger" in the true wife which only
the tender care and enduring, watchful love
of him she calls "husband can appease ;
take this from her and life is aimless and ob
jectless for her; home for him a dreary and
desert place. Give her this, gad the bright
sparkle of happiness enliyen" all around ;
and to the husband no spot on earth is so
cheery, none so dearly, loved, as "home, Sweet
How many husbands treat their wives" with.
constant and tender care for their happiness?
How nutny wlio do nofmake it unpleasant
for their Wives to ask for money? How many
who do not shrug their shoulders when a trip
to the seashore and mountains is mentioned?
How many who do not return from their
business at night cross and disagreeable?
How many husbands who spring to their
feet whenever there is an opportunity to save
a step for the wife? How many seek daily
hnd hourly to add to the happiness orthe one
whose happiness they have declared to be so
essential to their own?
How many who chi not begrudge the ex
pense of servants, who think to take home
the little appliances that can make a house:
wife's work light; who plan for recreations
and amusements, who praise the taste and
care which makes for them so • attractive a
home? How many husbands could pass the
test of interrogatories like these ?
The•fact is six men out of ten treat their
wives shamefully. Instead of that tenderness
for her which marked the first burst of their
interest, they are apt to be sour, petulant and
imperious. 'They make little less thanslaves
of their wives:
They compel them to ask•for money; they
feel that they mustfrown. down every plan
for pleasure, and, least of all; never think to
speak in praise of that which the'wife has
done for their happiness. The lives of-Most
husbands arc one long - train of grumbling
and fault-finding. They are blind to the hap
piness of the one whose life is to them a
never-failing joy and inspiration. In many
*eases they are more courteous and pleasant
to the wives of their neighbors than to their•
There never was a man who did too much
for the happiness of a woman, and never did
a man devote his' thought and care 'to the
tastes of a true woman who did not reap a.
rich harvest in retprn. It is because wives
are slighted, and neglected that homes are
mnde so unpleasant.
Women lose all heart and drag out sad and -
Uuplpasant IlVes. Eica - ntxu inwmiscd
of good things, turn upon their reiterated
vows and crush the hope and heart of a life
that might be to them a never-failirig source
A 'Preacher Canght.,
Once two ministers of the gospel were
conversing together on extemporaneous
.preaching. "Well," said the old•divino,wax
ing warm, "you .are ruining yourself by
writing your sermons and reading . them Mt
Your congregtfion cannot become interested
in your preaching and if you were called
upon to preach unexpectedly; unless you
were prepared - yon would be completely con
The young divine used all his eloquence,
but in vain, to convince the old gentleman
that the written sermon expressed his own
thoughts and feelings, and if called upon he
could preach extemporaneously.
"As we are of the. same faith," said the
young minister, "suppose you try me next
Sabbath morning. On ascending the pulpit
you can hand me a text from any part of the
Bible and I will convince yon that I can
preach without looking et• the text before I
stand up. Likewise I must be allowed the
same privilege with you and see who will
make the best of it." The idea seemed to
delight the old gentleman, and it was imme
diately agreed upon.
The fellowing Sabbath.on mounting the pul
pit, his senior brother handed him a slip of pa
per,on which was written: 'And the ass opened
his mouth and spake,' from which he preach
ed a glorious sermon; chaining the attention
of his delighted hearers and 'charming his
old friend with his eloquence. In the after
noon the young brother who was sitting be
low the pulpit handed his slip. After rising
and looking sadly around :—"Am I not thine
ass?" Pausing a few moments. he ran his
fingers through his Hair, straightening his
collar, blew his nose like the last trumpet,
and read aloud : "Am I not' thine ass ?" An
other pause, in which a deadly silence reign
ed. After reading a third time? "Am I not
thine ass ?" .lie looked over the pulpit at his
friend, and in a doleful voice said ; "I thiak I
IN A QUANDARY.—A rural gentlemau,
whom we call Verdant Green, had lived an
unsophisticated life until he had reached the
ripe age of 21. About that time a neighbor
of V.'s father employed a governess from
New York. V. met her at a pie-nie, and as
she was the first lady he • had ever met that
could make hini feel at ease in her society,
he fell violently in love with her. His bash
fulness under the.skillful tutorage of 'the gov
erness, wore rapidly away, and ere long he
had consented to become her bridegroom.
The bridal party stopped at a Cincinnati ho
tel, and after many a weary hour the most
momentous moment, in a man's whole life
arrived for Verdant. On two chairs Were
piled a pyramid of skirts, ete„ and on a table
near the head of the bed the eyes of the as
tonished Verdant beheld a sight which froze
him with horror. There were false calves,
false hips, false palpitators, and false hair. In
a tumbler of water was a full set of false
teeth; fromitnothera glass eye stared at the
bewildered bridegroom.. How long he stood
Verdant knoweth not, but after a while a
hollow and strange soice from under the
bedclothes addressed him thus: "Why don't
von come to bed, dear?" "So I would,, but
by I don't know whether to get into bed
or on the table."
TAKING .1 DISLISE.--An ill-natured fellow
quarreled with his , sweetheart on the day
they were to be married: , ' After the ceremo
ny had begun he was asked : "Do you take
this woman to be your wedded wife," etc. lie
replied, "No r "what is the reason ?" asked
the minister. "rye taken a dislike .to her,
and that's enough," was the surly reply. The
parties retired—the bride in tears—and, after
touch persuasion the groom was induced to
have the marriage proceed. It was now the
lady's turn, and when the minister asked the
all-important question—"No !" said she res
olutely, "I've taken a dislike to him." The
groom, admiring her spunk, made the matter
up with her as soon as possible, and a third
time they presented themselves before the
minister; who began the ceremony by asking
the usual questions, which were satisfactori
ly answered this time. But. to the astonish
ment of the party the minister continued :
"Well, Mu ghtd to hear that you are willing
to take each other for husband and wife, for
it's a good thing to be of forgiving tempers.
You can go now and get married where you
net tie the knot, for I have taken
a dislike to both of you."
Goori WOMAX.-A good woman never
grows old. Yenta pass over her head, but if
benevolence and virtue dwell in her heart,
she is as cheerful as when the spring of life
that opened to her view. When we look
upon a good woman we never think of her
age, she looks as charming as when the roses
of youth first bloomed on her check. That
rose has not yet faded ; it never will fade. In
lierneighborhood she is the friend and bene
factor. Who does not respect and love the
woman who has passed her days in acts of
kindness and mercy? We repeat, such awo
man cannot grow old She will •always be
fresh and buoyant in• spirits, and active in
humble deeds of mercy and benevolence. If
the young lady desires to retain the bloom
and beauty of youth, let her not yield to the
sway and fashion of tollv. _ether love truth
and virtue, and to the close - of . life she will
retain those ,feelings - which now make life
appear a garden of sweets—ever, fresh and
IT may Interest lovers of ov ters. to know
that the ovate? is very tenacious of life, and
is said to keep up its organization in the' hu
man stomach for a long time. An oyster's
heart, it is said, beats perceptibly half an
hour after it Ls swallowed, alt of which it is
very pleasant to know. .
Two Winnesoteans lay on their backs in a
field and pretended to be dead all one night
last week, for the purpose of ensuring safety
from a large black bear, which was prowling
about them. • The morning came and dis
closed the fact that the bear was a friendly
As Ohio paper tells a novel love story. A
young couple planned an elopement, the girl
descending from her room upon the tradi
tional ladder, but at the gate they were met
by the father of the girl and n minister, by
whom the young couple were escorted to the
parlor, where to their surprise they found all
their relatives collected for the marriage cer
emonies, which took place at once. It was a
neat, paternal freak. Not near as neat as
that of a fond parent we know of. He heard
his dauk , hter and her fellow plan. an elope
ment. The next day the old man waited
upon the young one and addressed him thus:
"You're a fine, brave youth, and I don't ob
ject to you for a son-In-law. Here's a hund
red to - aid in the elopement. May you live
ha pity in the same house, and may no ac
cidents occur to throw the least shadow on
the sunshine of your life. -Air I request is,
thiti . o - elope with my daughter—she's a
nice girl you know, but somehow
other and could never travel smooth
ly with her; we, don't know her good points
—elope with her to such a distance that she
won't return to her loving father and mother
any more. Good-bye; sonny, and may you
be happy." There was an elopement that
evening of ono. The young man went un
accompanied. lie thought everything
couldn t be right when the -old cock was so
anxious to get rid of the girl. The father
looks upon this act as .a very neat bit of
strategy, for one who had never been on Mc-
Clellan's staff -
Ttm. population of Washington, D. C, is
whites 73,028; negroes 32,742, and of George
town, whites, 8,482, negroes 3,210. Notwith
standing this, the negroes, controlled by a few
mean whites from other States, control the
elections in both places. This is what the
Radicals call "a republican form of govern:
TUE total number of marriages .in the
State of Vermont for the five years ending
December, 1, 1836, was 11,349. The number
of divorces granted in the same period has
been' 571: The ratio of divorces to marriages
in the Late during these live years has been
one in twenty.
MR. .CIIASIBEIZLALti is the writer, of the
particularly good political articles In the
World, and not Manton Marble, as is sup
posed. The latter is director of the course of
the paper and seldom writes.
A rarbit'N girl tried to drown herself be
cause her lover refused to marry her, but she
only got-into a quagmire up to her knees,
and it took Henry half an hour to scrape the
'mud off her stockings.
• "I say, Jones, how is it that your wife
dresses so magnificently, and you always ap
pear out at the elbows ? -"You see, Thomp
son, my wife dresses according to the 'Ga
zette of Fashion,' and I dress according to
310VEIIENT has been set on foot to erect
An - asylum for useless young men. The only
trouble which the — cummittiao" fear will be
Insurmountable, is that of getting the build
ing large enough.
PAPA : "Well, Sissy, how di) you like your
school ?" Sissy: "Oh, so flints." Papa:
"That's right. Now tell me all you have
learned-to-day." , Sissy : "I have learned the
names of all the little boyth."
lIonAcE GREELEY professes to . have made
himself. If we had done the work for him,
we would have done it better, or else have
thrown the thing_aside as a failure.
AN inhuman editor in the West quotes
Tupper's "A baby in the house is a well
spnng of joy," and begins "well" with an h.
Two women had a duel in Kansas the
other day, and one of them was shot dead.
A lover was the cause.
A MA-Y having loit a quarter of mutton by
a lawyer's dog, repaired to the office of the
lawyer, and said : "I have come to ask a
piece of advice. Suppose a dog carried off a
leg of mutton from me, where at, I look for
pay—to the dog or his owner?" "Oh," said
the man of the quill, to the owner of the
dog ; :`he is responsible for any damage his
dog,does you." Said the man, "You owe
me seventy-five cents." "Ah !" said the law
yer, "then my dog did the mischief ?
here is the money." The face of the man
expanded with a smile at his shrewdness in
lorestalling the opinion of the lawyer, and
he was making his exit from the office when
he was brought to a halt by the lawyer say
ing: "I have a small bill against you, my
friend." "Ah ! for what ?" said the man.
'Tor advice in the dog case—two dollars,"
was the reply. This was a poser. It being
strictly legal, and the lowest fee in the calen
dar for advice, there was no dodging, so the
money was paid over, and he departed a
wiser if not a better man."
A SINGULAR case of matrimonial infelicity
is reported in Providence, RI. A couple,
both slighily under the influence of bevera
ges, had a "cheerful discussion," which cul
minated in a regular quarrel after they had
retired to their couch for the night. At last
rendered frantic by the stinging wordsvf the
wife, and in order to revenge himself upon
her, the man sprang from the bed and seated
himself upon the hot cooking stove "accout
ered as he was" in a very limited line of
wearing apparel. The stove being very hot,
the man's flesh burned on,..ane his night
garment somewhat catching• upon the rear
of the stove, he was unable. to release him
self. His screams for help were treated with
cool indifference by his wife, and it was only
when his cries had called in two men from
another room he was extricated from his un
comfortable position, by being pulled off the
stove by main strength. Of course his burns
were terrible, and the physicians whevattend
ed him predict that they will result in per
ANCIENT FINE ARTS-TO the FAlitor of the
.New York Herald :—Respecting the relics of
porcelain ware found in the late exhumations
•at Herculaneum, which havebeen forwarded
to the Society of Antiquities in London,
whereof your correspondent says the bottle
resembling Drake's Plantation Bitters was
undoubtedly placed among the ruins by the
agent of Dr.. Drake. we desire to state he is
incorrect in every respect. If a bottle was
found there bearing our lettering, the lan
guage of the Ancient Romans was different
from the accepted literature of that day. Our
agent has other business than this in Europe,
and has not been in Italy at all. No doubt
Americans carry Plantation Bitters to Rome ;
but trying to impose upon a society of Anti
quarians in this way, seems quite useless, and
we (Id nut appreciate the jo,:e.. It is unnec
essary for us to spend money in Europe while
we are unable to supply the demand for
these celebrated Bitters here.
• P. IL Mulct: aL Co.
LiAPYT.—A cheerful temper, a kindly
heart and a courteous tongue, cannot be too
carefully or too sedulously -cultivated. On
the other hand, a disposition to be gloomy
and captious, to-be bitter and ill-natured, to
be cynical and slanderous, cannot be too cau
tiously avoided. -The one habit, too, is as apt
to grow and become powerful as the other.
If we permit ourselves to look constantly on
the dark side and to view everything with
distrust and jealousy, we shall seldom be able
to realize and enjoy anything that is bright,
beautiful, kindly or generous. There is, more
over, nothing calculated to impair health,
deface beauty and take away from the hu
man countenance all those rdsy.shining lights
which are so admirably suited to brighten
and adorn, as a disposition to fret, vex and
be miserable. The soul is thus reflected
through the human countenance. just as it is
often mirrored in the eye.
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BENNErr is.three score end eleven, and
FANNY PEMSr has made over $lOO,OOO by
her, writlngi, most of them for the Ledger.
Eforace Greeley says be fell in love while
he and the object of his adoration were eat
ing Graham bread.
As injudicious but perfectly innocent kiss
cost a rising young minister of Cleveland his
IT is said that the "census embraces sev
enteen million women." Who would not be
"John. did Mrs. Green get the medicine I
ordered"' "I guess so," replied John, "for
- I saw crape on tho door next morning."
A RED nosed gentleman asked a wit
whether be • believed inspirits. "Ay, sir,"
replied he, looking him fill in the face "I
see too much evidence before me to doubt
Tim new invention 'in buttons, by which
they can,never fall off, is creating much
axon among unmarried ladies, as itis ex
pected that the matrimonial demand will be
A DA-ntiry'a instruction for putting on a"
coat were, "Fugt de right arm, den do -
Id, and don gib ono general conwulslitm."
THE correct answer to the gentleman who
wrote the song, "Why did I Marry?" most
likely would - be, "Because your Wife was
"I - sir, bor e how far do these rocks run in
to the sea ? I ` asked a travelle of a halt-clad,
frowsy-haired fisherman's son, on the East
-coast of Scotland. They dinna run am, zir ;
they joost lie still „there."
Josir Bruzsos says a man mining for of
fice puts him hi mind of a dog that s loat—
he smells of• everything he meets and wags
himself all over.
TRUE .ELoqtr—ncE.—An Athenian who
wanted eloquence, but was very brave, when
another had, in a long and brilliant speech,
promised great affairs, got up and said, "Men
of Athens, all that ho has said, I will do."
RAY Clem," said two disputing darkies
appealing for decision to a sable umpire,
"which word is right—dy-zaCtly or de-zact
lv.". The sable umpire reflected S moment
and then with a look of wisdom, said, "I
can't tell perzactly."
ONE of the most 'original juvenile inven
tions was that of little Fanny, who, instead
of saying her prayers at night, spread out her
alphabet on the bed, and raising her eyes• to
heaven, said : "0; Lord here are the letters ;
fix them to suit yourself."
MAY is a bad religion which makes us hate
the religion of other people. That is a bad
sect of Christians which encourages its mem
bers to think contemptuously of all other
sects of Christians.
A WELL known minister in New York re
pudiates the received theory- of there being
music in Heaven. He declares that his choir
has given him so much trouble on earth,
that the idea of music in the world to come
is wholly repugnant to his idea of eternal
peace and rest.
" AN exchange says: "Babies resemble
wheat in many respects. First—Neither are
good for much until they arrive at maturity.
Second—Both are bred-in the house, and are
also the flower of the family.' Third—Both
have to be cradled. Fourth—Stith are gen
erally well thrashed before they are done
Tug Shenandoah Herald tells a story of a
newly enfranchised negro named Ctesar' who
voted in the late election : The day of elec
tion came. Ctesar put his little slip of paper
in the mysterious ballot-box.- He had voted! -
He expressed his opinion—yes, his opinion
on a great question ! He was met by one of 4
his white friends, who' accosted him thus:
"Well, Caesar, did you vote ?" "Yes, sah, I
did xote." "Well, how. did you vote?"
"Don't know saw ; 'twont be known for sev
eral days. When de rote's counted ra
know all about it."
TICE Washington correspondent of the
Louisville Courier, says : Major General John
Pope is the greatest liar living. He bore
that reputation at school, and has maintained
it splendidly. You remember his lying story
about capturing fifteen thousand prisoners
on Beauregnrd's retreat froni Cormth ? A
friend of the General afterward said to him,
"John, what did you do, with them fifteen
thousand prisoners you captured at Corinth?"
"Hush," said Pope, "don't tell; I murdered
them !" "Well,' said the friend, "I am glad
to hear it, as they can't be accounted for any,
• Hen BrtontEn.r-Among the disageeables
of that delicious state kliowti as 'Love's
Young-Dream," is having a younger brother
of your hearts idol around, with too much
impudence or ignorance to make himself
scarce. A correspondent tells how he saw
a young couple thus tormented : At the Fort
William Henry House I saw a lover and a
lady' tormented with the company of the
lady's younger brother: "'Tis a sweet lake !"
sighed the lady; "I whir I might have an
island in it, and solitude." - "Without me?"
said the lover plaintively. "You are soli
tude "to me l" she said ; "you put the -rest of
the world far from us:" "Yes,"said the boy,
"he's a sweet old solitude, he is I He's a sol
itude with a bar-room in it; and boys to set
up ten-pins. lle's more solitude by hisself
than fortitude !"
Sam: time agO, the Rev. Mr Spurgeon
preached a sermon from the text—" And
Mary wept." In the midst of a stream of
earnest eloquence that drew tears from many
of those present, in describing the character
of the tears shed by Mary over the feet of
Jesus, he broke suddenly off, and turning to
his congregation, exclaimed : "The tears
which Mary shed were not such tears as
many of yon pour out 'when you come to
this altar.. They came ffrom her hedrt—Ahey
were tears of blood—and not the poor stuff
that you present as an Offering to an offend
ing God.' Then, leaning over the pulpit,
and looking earnestly in the sea oof upturned
faces, he exclaimed : "There are some of you
for whose tears I would not give a farthing
AT a social the other night, two chaps got
mightily struck with thg same girl. She not
willing to show special favor to either, de
clined dancing and seated herself in the back
part of the room. Being chilly, theTair maid
en wore a long shawl, and one or her ad
mirers concluded to slip his hand under her
shawl and try what effect squeezing her hand
would have. He went for it and succeeded.
He squeezed, and she
_squeezed, . Ho felt
glorious all over; and she evidently' felt glori
bus, too. After a joyful time spent in this
way, the lady threw bark her shawl, and re
veiled to a little crowd standing near, our
two youths squeezing one another's hands
most lovingly. It don't do to say "squeeze"
to either of them since.
Or Kissmo.—The thst oddity, that comes
into my way is a remark by some one that
kisses are like creation, becauge they are
made of nothing, and they are very good—a
very sensible remark, by the way—and the
next is a definition of a'•buss." Thus : Buss,
to kiss rebuss, to kiss again ; pluribus, to
kiss without regard to sex ; sylabuss, to kiss
the hand instead of the lips; blunderbuss, to
-kiss the wrong person omnihuss, to kiss all
the persons in the room ; erebuss, to kiss in
the dark. Evidently the country girl who
came to "town," had these definitions in her
head. Her cousin, a fine, handsome yourtg•
fellow, was to escort her a mile of two, and
not wishing to walk, exclaimed: "Mary,
let's take a buss ?" But Mary,blushing to the.
eyebrows, drew back, and with wounded
modesty, replied: "O! George! not right
here in the street !" • .
AN Irishman went to confession, and while
relating his sins his eye lit on a plug of to
bacco sticking half out of the pocket cf his
father confessor's pants. The furtiire instinct.
of the son of the Green Isle - was templed
beyond his strength by the sight; so heedless
of time and place, he slyly transferred "the
bit 'o backy" into his own pocket, and after
enumerating a long series of violations of the
command of God and the holy church, con.
eluded by saying, "an sure, father, I stole a
plug 'o tobacky: You must either restore
it or its value to the owner," said the priest.
"Take it thin, yer riverence," said Pat, pro
ducing the stolen article. "I don't want it,"
replied the priest, "give it to the owner, I
say." "Sure au' I Offered it to the owner."
said Pat. "an' not a bit would he take, yer
riverence." "Oh, if that's the ease you can
keep it." "Thanks - to yer riverence," re.
%toed Pat, pocketing the weed, "I'm riddy
for the absolUtion."
LADIES who travel in the ears should be
careful bow they accept the proffered atten
tions of strange men, no matter how much
they appear likegentlemen. No prudent
respectable lady will allow a stranger to es
cort her to a hotel or elsewhere. The cases
in which 'ladies have fallen into seridus
trouble in consequence of their imprudence
in this particular are numerous. • An Elmira
paper states that a married lady from Phila
delphia was most foully treated and even
robbed in that place on Saturday evening
last. ,She resisted the politeness of a gentle
man in the cars till she could resist no longer,
and then permitted him to show her to a
hotel. There she took a glass wine which"
probably contained a drug, and the next that
she knew she was wandering on the streets,
robbed of her watch and money, and proba
bly of her honor. The villain escaped . and
is now probably looking for another victim
in the shape of a silly, vain female who will
-accept his invitation on some 'other train of
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