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THURSDAY. SEPT. 29. 1881.
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—L. A. Wooster is our general agent; veho
tor' mud collector, for the southern and west
ern portion of the County.
_Mt s. C. 31.Shati tui3 daughter, of Ottawa,
lu., are visiting st the =residence of E. (1.
Slo.lv, in this dace.
—3liss Lizzie Heyward, step-daughter
D. C. Dayton, has gone to Syracuse, where
has etiteied the Syracuse University*.
- st - ,1 lent of music and will - after a, term gradtt
ate with with high honors.
Georgo Ridgway, 'has taken •a losi
lion, as pill be seen from his card in - these
c,luran's, in tits the dry goods store of J. D.
I'tich & Co. Ilr.-Itidgway's large and favor
le acquaintance gives him advantages
which wiil drag - a large trade after him in
Lis new risco of employment" -
The Aunuai Parade of tbe . Toianda Fire
Uttar:moil, remember, will come ar on
.Thuraday, October 6th. ,
(larch of the Messiah (Eruiverealist), Roy.
Taylo9, Pastor, at 10:30 a. m.; Sulieet,
-Common Service. and Reception of Mem..
here.' At 7, "The doctrine of Total
.lire. Dr. Jennings, of Macedonia, Fent,. ue
y. , oterday a cutting of the Isabella grape,
upon which were seven bunches of grapes,
tilt seven bunches welp,bing nearly three
A dwelling house belonging to A. C. Smith,
in Nurth Toivailda, occupied - : by a tenant ,
on his farm was burned early on Thursday
morning, last. The tenant lost his entire
•Aun=e•lhold.goods, is wife and children barely
t. ceiling with their lives. There was an in
,lpzne4.: of $3OO, on the, house.
The Third Regular Meeting of the Northern
Brad ..rd Musical Association will be held at
Orwell Hill. Commencing Tuesday even
ing, Nuv. lst, 1831, closing on Friday evening
will a grand Concert, by all the members.
bte,iJus each day, P rot J. S. Ellsworth
;will act as Musical Director. It is ; the wish
.Ith is Dire 2 for tbit All members be present
a the first evening. , -
-Prcscrve this paper. We have given up
• 4:ly our entire space this week to a con
n,t.'•fed account in detail of the impressive
funeral ceremonies attendant up m the death,
Lnd burial of our .lamented President. The
ceremonies at thii• Capitol, the jotirtity to
C:, reland, the reception of the remains • and
final burial services are all given.
Many important local communications, in
cluding a report of the Troy Fair arc un
- avoidably excluded, but will appear next
of letters remaining in the - I'ost Office
fur-the week ending Sept.2B, 1881:
&loud, Chas.. Corson, Elsie
&limey, Annie T. Cullen, Katie
Dbyle, Mrs. Maria Green, Darius
Hickey, Bridget Kennedy, T. M.
Mrrrick. Wm. F. Mack, Cornelius
Lyn ir_a. Wui. " Powell, F,„ W.
PuldergAst, David Roberson,'Wm. .
.pincer, W. L. Thurston, W. H.
lIELD FOIL POSTAGE. .
Etti..ie Avery, . Elsie Corson. -
Elmira, N. T. Towanda, Pa.
Persons calling for any of the above will
ot.n.i..e say "Advertised," giving date of list.
P. rowrix., P. It.
The 29th Annual Exhibition of the Bradford•
County Agricultural Society commenced yes-
IL rilay on the grounds of the Society in East .
Towanda. Going to press ore the day of the
opening of-the Fair, we are unable to give in
detail any adequate deScription of the char
acter of 'the exhibits. From a brief observa
tion, we feel assured that every department
will be full, and the
.atteiidance large. The
display of hardwarei, stoves, &c., by our,liard
ware dealers, and of agricultural implements,
wagons and carriages, by It.• M. Welles, and
of wagons and carriages - by Captain James
Bryant, and others, is full and excellent. Our
merchants are represented by displays of dry
goods, &c. Our farmers by fruits, vegetables,
grains, and other farm products. The depart
ment' of horses, cattle, sheep and 013 gs is
1.1:4t1y creditable and fall, showing progress
. in the improvement of breeds of all classes of
etocb:• We trust the Exhibition may be, sue
ecssfiil and satisfactory. A more detailed ac
'c nrt' itill given next week.
3lr. Dudley' 31. Hinman, of. Monroeton and
Mira IlebScca C. McCord, were married at
the residence of . the bride's parents, Mr. and
3kca. S. 11.-31cCord, at Highland; in Burling
t-n, br Rev. J. S. Stewaat, D. D., on Wednes.
day evening Sept. 21. A largo number of in
vited guests were present, and the event wss
rcn,lvrctl an extremely pleasant ono by the
g..nerouS manner in which all were treated.
The ywing couple made a bridal trip to New
We extend congratulations.
Sadden .Death of a Good Citizen
Mr. John B. Smith, an old and respected
citizen of North Towanda., died suddenly of ,
neuralgia of the heart at his residence, on
Wednesday evening last, aged 69 years. Ile
• seized with the attack whilof at the
t,tAhl..l just after invoking a blessing. Dr. •
W,,,,,ltiurn was summoned, and came within
si. ,rt time, but Mr. Smith was past help
sad I. reathed his last in a few minutes after
tLc doet,•r's arival. The deceased was moot
the oi.lost and most respected citizens, of
the Wu:), and well known to
.a wide 'circle
..:Anaintances. Ile was the father of V/.
H., and A. C. Smith of North Towanda, and
birLral other S3llB and daughters, whom
• a widow, his second wife are left
t. mourn his death: The funeral
~; \ iee s were observed at his late resi
0, nee on Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock,
v. C.. la.. Wright, pastor of the 11.. E
• pre:wiled an appropriat e discorirse.
Et- r , -ms.itts were interred- in ilornbrozik
..VE TORS EXCURSION%
fourth grand Excursion to New York or
Pl.llaLlphia, under tho auspices of the Punk-
Lannueli Presbyterian Church, over the Le
ttgli Valley Rsilroad, will s',art from-Sayre,
Taesisy. Oct. 11th, after the arrival of
tl:t regular morning "train, NJ. 3. which
Elmira st -3:45, A. 31., and will closely
fu, ow that train to New York. The tickets
hc goad tAireturn by any regular train
fr.:4 the 11th to the 21st of October inclusive..
wiilbe a rare chance for business men,
ant their• families, and tourists to'
‘l,:t Nex York or ,Philadelphia at the beet
soison of the year.
RAT L• et• FARE TO NEW TOUR L'cD ItZTVIL'4.
"From Sayre and Athens, $0; Ulster. $5.65;
To,sanda and Wysanking, $5.20; Standing
stA , T:a , t 5; Rummerfield,' $4;80; Frenehtovrn,
Wyaluaing, $4,25; Laceyville,.s4,ls.
Eicarbion ticbets from Bethlehem to Phil/a
-ds:4l:la and return, $2,50.
Fur full particulars see posters and small
Correspond - elate
T:ckete fur sale in Troy by C. F.qtayles;
Cae:un, by W. W. Whitmani-Tosinda; by B.
Wl,licomb, and it aU ticket offices on the
Lti gh Valley Railroad.
S. L. CciNDE, Manager.
PverT, AEs't Manager, --
4. D. Dye it Co.
liavc a npleridid exhibit at the Fair. Thei
iltatc•ro and Happy Thought flanges
are "tLe obt , eeved of all observers." Do no
call at their building on tiie Fair
Grounds and see their stoves in runr , ' --
itGves will be Bold and deliverer
TOWAND ' A, PA., Sept. 27tli
21, ti.r People.-_I have closed oat
eel-) I:Usioeis nod have take* pole
the , 1) ry Gioda Lioaro of FELOEI 00.
I ELail be pleased to have my Friendr
ue and will take this opportunity of
the people of Towanda and vieinity
Icry Lthsal patronage they have ex.t.oni
ze during the past Twelve years that
Leen is Towanda, and will be glad to.
Lave a share of their patronage
MEMORIAL . ' SERVICES.--
OX r DlSAi'll OF PILETIRIENZ;
: ..,„" TOWANDA, Sept. 2S, SRL
ParsttantlA6 - a call of the 11:1nrgets,, a twit
fg of the Ito nth Council wss Was held on
riday evenin the 23d inst., to take_ action
on the procla , tion of the President of the
I nitedStates,, relating to , the appointment
ondiinext to be obseived as a day of tin
millation andmourning, on which day tit ,
remains of our late beloved Chief Magi' •
' be coniighed to %hob, last earthly restut
place. • r
'Members present—Burgess Alger, F
e , rdon, Holcomb, Keeler sad Spalding.
Councilman Holcomb submitted the follow
lug resolutions, which, on motion of Council
man Spalding, were inianiously adopted:
Waxamts, Through a dispensation •of •
vidence, a great - national calamity has fallen
upon the country in the death of our greatly
beloved President; and • •
Warattas, By proclamation of his tonsif
tutional successor,. President Arthur - it
enjoined upon the eople to observe Honday
September 26th, as a"day of humiliation and
Rewired, That the clergymen and people
• of Towanda and vicinity be invited to join in
a union service of humiliation and Mourning
in the Court House square, at 2 o'clock
on Monday September tb, A. D., 1881, • as,
fitting memorial of the death of our hived
andlamented President. - '
?Aetoieed, That the business - Men of=
wands be requested to close • their idacet o
business, and that the public offices should
• be cloaca on that day.
On motion, the Burgess appointed'Hesars.
i . Holiomb, Frost and Spalding, a committee
to confer with thecleigymer. and mako other
necessary arrangements in relation_ to the
exercises of tho day.
In-pcninanie Orthittorogoing proeeedin:
of Conned, the Committee on Ilatarday even
ing met with the following clergymen at ;lie
wok store cf 8. P. Whitcomb. via: ' Bev. F.
• tewart, of _the PiWabyterian. church, It4+.
O. Hi - Wright, of the Church, Bev. Br.
Taylor. of the Univtraalist church. and ReV.
Hallowell, of the Baptist Church. an
at theitinggestion, the order of °acre-
7as arranged u carried oat on Monday, coni.
ncing 't 2 p. w.
itNION =vim OF graturriox.ano alountirmo.
• Monday September 26th, 18 1, at 2 o'cloc'k,
'p. m., the people of Towanda and vicinity t ,
the number of about three oneaud, at the
tolling of the several churc bells of the
lace assembled in the shade Court House
Park. .The stationary stand u t ilad on all pub=
lic occasions was handsomel y and elaborately
draped,in black, and festoo nled with flags o
the Union. In the immediate front hanging
i . the midst of the drapery, ivas a tine por,
trait of our departed President. A beautiful
mound of fresh flowers contributed by the
ladies of the Presbyterian church rested upo
a table covered with black. Comfortable
seats were arranged foithe seating of nearly
'the entire audience. • A choir of vocalists un
der the direction 0. A. _Baldwin, Esq., and
Hon. E. L. Hillis rendered the several pieces
of sacred music in the most impressive man
ner. The Germania Cornet Baud volunteered
1 - services and contributed a dirge and othe
.loces appropriate to the "sad occasion.
The exercises commenced at a few minutes
past two o'clOck with a 'dirge by the Band.
Rev. 0. H.. Wright; then read in ,audible
• oice and impressive tone, the following
The lord reigneth. The floods have lifted
up their voice. The Lord on high is might-
ier than the voice of many waters. Clouds
and darkness are round about Him, right
ooziness andjudgment are the habitation of
His throne. By Him kings reign and prihces
decree justice. He changeth the time "and
the seasons. Ho removeth kings and sotteth
, p kings. For there, is no power but of God.
e powers that be are .ordained of God.
Whosoever, therefore, resisteth the pole
resisteth the ordinances of God, and they that
resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
Cease ye (rpm man, whose breath 9 in his
nostrils; for wherein is ho to be ace nted of?
'For behold the Lord, the Lord of ate, 'loth
hike away from Jerusalem and from Judah
• the mighty man, the man of .war, the honor,
; able man and the counselor, and the eloquen
orator. mere is no man that bath poi,
vet the lriqit to retain the Spirit; neithe
bath he poWSr in the day of death . : and there
is nolischarge in that war. Thou shall he
• e at zest with kings and counselors of the
¶arth, which built desolated places for them
selves. The clods of the valley Shall b
?I*eet unto him, and every man shall draw
-r him as there are innumerable befor
him. There the wicked cease from troubling„
and there the weary be at rest. Then an
wered Jens unto them: ‘Terily, verily, I
say unto you, he that beareth my word and
belleveth 9m ,Him that sent me bath ever
lasting Altee.and shall not come into condom
. Mimi', but bath passed from death unto life.
Unto him that overcometh will I grant to sit
with me on my Throne; even as I also over
come and sit down with my Father on His
rone. Blessed are they that do His com
.. .dments, that they have right . to the Tree
"of Life, and may enter in through the gates
"lit& the City and they shall see His face au.
His name shall be In their foreheads." And
He went a little farther 'and fell on His face
and prayed, saying, "0 my Father! if it be
possible let this cup pass from me. sever
thole*, not as I will bat as Then wilt.'" I
• comes Him for whom are all things and b
whoniare all things, in bringing many souls
to glory, to make the Captain of their salva
tion perfect through suffering. The disaiple
it not above hie Master nor the servant above
his Lord. It i" enough for the disciple that
•• e be as his Master and the servant as his
•rd. "Lot not your hearts be troubled; ye
• • Bevel in God, believe also io me, I will not
leave pm_ comfortless; I will come to - you.
Leave thy fatherless children; I will pre
serve them alive. And let thy widow trust in
e." And it came to i pass when they came
*to -Bethlehem that all the city was moved
about them,. and they said. Is this Naomi?
and she said unto them, "Call me not.Naorni.
Call me Mara; for the Lord bath
. dealt very
bitterly with me. J went out full and the
Lord; bath brought me - -home agaiti empty."
"For a small moment hive i I forsaken thee;
but with great mercies will I gather thee. I
hid my face from thee-Air a moment; bu
with everlasting kindrii:as Will I have mercy
on thee," with the Lord. the'lledeemer. And
Jacob died and was gathered unto his pea
. gle, and Joseph went tip to bury his father,
and there went up with them both chariots
•nd horsemen, and it was a very great com
pany. And when the inhabitants of the lands
saw the mourning they ssid. This is a griev-
.na warning to thee. nd they •did unto
him according - as he Lila commanded
them: For they earned imolhe land of
anaan and buried' hire in the cave of the
field of Macphelsh, which Abraham bought
for a possession as at burying place. And I
heard a voice from heairen ssying unto me.
Write. blessed are the dead-which die in the
.rd from henceforth; : t yea, saith the Spirit,
that they may rest fOtn their - labors and
thoirworks do follovi them. I world not have
yen to be ignorant ccincer.•ing thoSe which
are asleep, that ye sorrow not oven as others
which have no hope. For if we believe that
inks died and rose again, even, 89 them also
that sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him.
Wherefore, comfort one another. with these
words: "Faithful is he that catleth you, who
also will do it. 'The Lord gave, the Lord bath
en away. Blessed be the name of the
rd." • •
Rev. O. T. Hallowell, then nffered the fol 7
owing excellent prayer: • -
Oar Heavenly Father' and oar fathers' God,
we look to Thee on
,thist occasion, gathered
together as we are in)thOnidst of our sorow.
.ng weeks we lay at: Tny feet-night and day
'. • seeching Thee to lot this cup frames, and
et we endeavored to say, "not onr will bat
Thine•be done." Thy will, has been done.
''hoe didst net semi. the - assassin.-
nu eouldst have hindred him, bat
'lt not. It has _Wan hard for
We pray Thee to give is sub
ice, and as we pass under the rod
omo out purillel May the Imams
learn from this great trouble be
to us as iv people; sad may we be
fit by , ,our knowledge. Our sins
this necessary. Thity were driving
lestruetioa. Thy love would cave
may it be able, and we be delivered
great' evils' which demanded Ibis
We ask of Thee Thy blessing - up•
lo has taken the place of the 'fallen
has a hard place.-• Every word,
will be witched and weighed. Ere.
to profit by the life; and death of
I. is Predeeeisir.
eut or the . wholo.people, Dot
but of AA, and when
ended may the native be
and thank Oa . Do
reign. and oat desire
Ire over wa. • Leave us ace
we pray Thee; lift us up ar
th before our f 00!...: And
'would remembei that corn
away - the dead body of et
have no coffin with us, no dt
oth the coffin sad the dead
ar. bents.• We are exceeding
now is inexpressible; but
what mug theirs be to who.
so much -How infinitely
• ce is the pain of that old
site and those fatherless
iron!s and our hands cannot
do omit, and we Fity TI
everlasting arms around any
ow their headson thy bolo►
• trength to look up and ea)
slay me. yet will I trust in
order their lives before
their work is done each of
into that rest to which tit(
gone. Wo ask Thee to ht
that he is not in the grime.
the God whditaie him. Any
bless us all; comfort and susl
=tier citizens and better ,
the name of Jesus Christ our _
The choir then sung "Nearer My God tol
Itev. Dr. Stowart, recited the following
Mild poem revised and amended •froM
poem by the late N. P. Willis on the death
of Harrison in May 1811. so as to be appli
- le to the death of President Garfield:
What! soared ,the strong eagle lo die at the
ea he stiff with spread lino at the goal he
Are there spirits more blest'than the plane
Who mount to their zenith, then melt in
4 o waning of fire, no quenching of ray,
at rising, still rising, when passing away?
1' &rowel], gallant eagle) thonet burled in
Hod•speed into Heaven, lost star of our night!
I oath, at the Capitol I Once, twice before
Trod his skeleton feet on the Presiden't
Be is looked for in' bore!, awl dreaded in
lie king in his closet ibeps beeps hatchment
he youth in his birth-place, the old man at
Make clean from the door-stone tho path. to
• the tomb;—
I: ut the lord of this mansion was cradled not
Ey Erie's bine wave stands his' beckoning
: o is here as the foam-fringe heaves flashing
As the arrow is stopped by. its prize in the 114;
e arrow to earth. .and the foam to the
fell he when when swiftness and sparkle
tar „Garfleld's sad death fills the climax o
He went with his bravo step—from glory to
Lay his sword 'on his breast 1 There's no spot
, on Its blade
In whose cankenng breath his bright laurels
will fade 1
t was, prompt to lead on at humanity's call—
I was sheathed when he entered our Gov
As calm in the council a gallant in war,
e lived for his country and not its "hurrah!.
the path of the statesman mit:elfish he
; - trod
t hiMpass with his d i ode to the welcome
of God! .
What more? Shall Wo ykiii with his mhos?
e bath ruled - the wide teeth of a king in his
At his word, like a monarch's, went office
e bright gifts of fortune fell on him lik •
them nothing to show of this glitieiing
o jewels. to deck the rude hilt*); his sword—
o marble-built palaces Nothing bat fame.
en 45nLiwith his ashes! He left a grea
Ito - 41ier and-statesman 1 Sleep in the
And may God bless our country! Him is
Hon. Edward Overton, ex-member or Con
gress delivered the 'following address:
was told, Mr. President, Ladies and Gen
tlemen, I was expected to say a few words on
this occasion because L was personally ac
quainted with the man whose death has fille.
this land with breathless darkness and sitd
dened the hearts of fifty millions of people.
e deiitfy at any time, in the ordinary course
of nature of the Chief lifagistrate of .the na
tion would bea calamity, were there nothing
in his character to distinguish him, fro..
honsands of his fellow citizens. But, When
one who appeared, to have ben raised up b
Providence for a particular work. which ho o
all men was best fitted to perform 'and upon
the successful completion of which seemed
to depend the prosperity and welfare of our
'OMMOD country, is slain by the assassin's
ballet—the death of such t a man in the f
vigor of life, who as the Executive of the nue
tion haslest entered upon so important a
work, sends a thrill of sorrow to every • ki -
tad- horrifies all mankind. A man -pose
-inga- giant intellect, tare knowledge, great
trength of purpose and an Invincible will,
united to an eminently judicial mind and a
heart so large that none knew him to
love him, bad been chosen by the suffrages of
the people to administer the government
and had just fairly entered upon his work
its universal approvak—one of whom I, be
'eve the verdict of time will be that he was
the greatest man America haS produced.
Was it strange that high expectations were
formed. which have been suddenly dashed?
•,,ledged to a system which would "meet the
danger of illiteracy by the saving influence
f universal education;" which would drive
from our land the survivor of the twin relics
barbarism; which would piotect the hum
blest citizen in all - his rights and bring &boa
a spirit of reconciliation and fraternity. he
ad entered upon his administration. He
was well prepared to do this work. He hid
pent eighteen active years in the balls o
.nr nationallegialature, was known by a U the
eading men of our country. His ability, h
integrity, his indelible justice were all con
• eded. Those opposed to him politically had
seen him stand - as.a bulwark between the
surging forces on the floor of Congress
old in check both parties, Bach a man was
' esident of these United States. He pos-
ssed.genins with none of. the weaknesses
which so often accompany it. No particular
acuity had been developed at the expense of
• there. He was great in many things •and
1. ad at the same time good common sense.
Ho retained the confidence of the people in
•1 parts of our land. • and bad he lived • the
lose of his smeisi term would have seen the
end of sectional parties and the beginning of
era ,of pekce and . goo d fellowship. -His
voice. "to the genii, give up J and to :the
-..nth, keep not back I" would havit been
ceded. He would have:: found a comm..
ground upon which the citizen of hk .. -
chusetts and the citizen of South (Wins,
pon which the late slave-holder and the
.• eedman could have planted themselves with
their rights secured. And now all this
work soAttspicionsly begun has stopped, and
espondency and gloom fills our land.
But is there nothing but darkness before
as? Is there no rift in the clouds that hang
er us-? Is the great work stopped or only
temporarily suspended? Became the •
that was leading us has been paralyzed b •
eatb, shall we go back or even stand titM2
He bas pointed ont . the way to us; let cs
walk in it. Nor is - work all incomplete.
o.day we enjoy the fall measure of finan •
prosperity tbrongh hap exertions. He brew
for in the storm of financial !anti
hitt' attune time came near sweeping our
To - -litel , are we indebted more than
to Or other that our little army Lae been
eserviA, brit onr national integrity has
hu beenntaintained i and that we arerespeeted
by aU the nations of th# eartls. Yes, let each
one of us to-day thank God that James Abram
Garflield has lived. We have his eumple to
*Mutilate. the great work he begun to . emn
, te. Make your power felt and there will be
buts brief interruption in the work. We are
by 3. Iloksonsi
3 rlrtif*S 4 •
Athy with us I
I our great
Marti of an
eased to beam
.ombund his r
reahns of tho:
'libations of am
'lions of his
—ath oar lam
His greatnesi was illnitrated,
the remarkable ability display(
to than in i his manly priir
• •ng the. pathway of his career, the
ghts of christiounty and the, observance
1 the higher mint and fraturnal obligations
f life were shown through tbe murky clouds
4f political excitement and the pressing du-
ties of his public position. When on the oo
&don of his inauguration u President on
the Fourth of March last, after having take
oath_prescribed by the Constitution which
.lothe4 him with Esecative power, he turned
.m the applauding thousands to imprint a
first upon the 'trembling lips of his grand
.14 mother and then u ,• those of Tie noble
loving wife; this sincere. 'exhibition ci
true affection, bespoke the sublime character
f the man and left its favorable impress up
. n the minds of an httudred thousand Id
eases. The little glimpses of his home life,
deal in its harmony and perfection, and the
wit/ and honesty of his purposes exhibited
n his official life, showed that he was neithe
; hypocrite in religion nor a demagogue in
politics. The elevation of mankind, the
good of his country and the conscientious
"scharge of his obligations to his God, were
the governing principles of his life. These
haracteristics were emanations of the higher
nd nobler attributes, almost divine, and
have, through him blessed the country with
their benign influences. As long as American
histt shall be written the name of James A.
Garil id will be remembered with the warm
t emotions of gratitute, and his noble deeds
Will bo treasured in the hearts l of a patriotic
eople: He has inspired all hearts with love
d reverence. Hie manly and courageous
bearing through eleven weeks of severest
pain and bodily 'sulfuring in the face of death,
as drawn to him the tenderest sympathy
a loving people. ' , and they. one and all.
1.. ow* his death as that of a near and
friend. In this spirit may his memory be
• herished by all, and may all be guided by
the light of his examples in the performance
f the'the - unties and obligations of life.
These are but simple words, but they con
vey to the understanding a glimpse of the
'fe of the noblest, specimen of American
manhood this country ever produced. Bung'
ling • up from' the depths of poverty, hd
omonstrated in his career, by force of his
own energy the possibilities to be achieved
through 'wen directed efforts by American
oath. He conquered poverty and all' the
barriers that poverty places in the way o
ambition, and while his eminent qualities
were yet unfolding and being developed; be
fought his way upward to the highest renown.
. nd now, while Just upon the threshold of
is Presidential life he is summoned to, th
•resence of Aod. Standing in the presence
of the illustriUtts dead, in the language o
Pope we exclaim:
"From opening skies' may streaming glories
d saints embrace thee.",
Col. Elhanan Smith, followed and spoke as
Mn. haw:DENT, ia&DES ANN? GE r snmru:—
ven in the death of the Priaident and under
he dark clouds of mourning and sorrow. be
neath their silver linings, there remains tht
ndest andnoblest; government God ever
bestowed upOn a nation. Even the illus
trious deal himself whom the nation mourns
to-day, becomes a fitting emblem of the eim
•licity and intellige ace of that form of gov
ernment conceived by our Ffigrim Fathers,
n amid the hardships of the American
evolution, arid nursed in the cradle of that
"berty.and equality, which to-day is upheld
by fifty, millions of people: - To the genius of
..ur histitutions the nation's dead owed his
.! • atztesi,and
s kis honors. They looked in
pon the the humble home of a widow, ob
&Cure and penniless; invited her orphaned
son to look upward and onwkrd; and. for half
century set their beacon lights along the
pathwaypf this youth of destiny, and illumi
ted the progress of his career from the do
mestic fire-side to the highest worldly hon
ors beneath the canopy of heaven. James A.
Garfield had reachd the temple of fame . ; his
casino was full. His country, and her in-
Mations had no higher honors to bestow,
than it fell to his lot to enjoy. In the words
f nuerringtistoky, for him to die was gain.
he past is s care; it will be only chronicled
.y the pen of the historian: - •
"There is a divinity which shapes our ends,
Bough hew them as we mriy."
And in the vislint and tragic death of the
President the world is taught a sublime les
son. Monarchisti who preuicted, from the
ing of the, patriot guns on Boston Common,
to the crushing out of the late rebellion, that
the days of this republic were numbered—
y now behold, and must acknowledge how
the basis of that government
nut be, which rests upon the will of a free
d independent peOple.
Chief Magistrate of these United States, while
lotted with the I power of the nation,
•oen striekeUdoan by the hand of t'ao
-'n; and, yet, in the language of our lament
• d President whose untimely death we are
et to mourn this ds,y--"Ciod riles, and the
E. overnment at Washington still lives f"
The future demands our earnest and serious
ttention: "the government still lives;! and
humbly trust it may still live vrinm the an
: els voice; shall 'precis* "that time shall be
more." Let us on this solemn occasion
urn our attention froin the departed head*
e nation to-the new ineambeat of the Pre
dentisl chair, who, militating the respond
• ility that has been catt upon him, now rules
the people's will. # the nation's prayers
be invoked to saVe and restore a dying
President, why not unite them now; and with
•ne accord, that wisdommay be imparted
who now bolds the helm of State, and
t - his bands may be strengthened?
• is now the head and heart the people
hold reiponsibfe ;for the-administration
of the office of Chief Magiitrate, independent
the Constitution he has sworn to support.
Men are born to die; Presidents may be,
.ey have been, asiassinated, and thelan
. -filled with mourning and sorrow; but thi •
: . .. of government okoura—the purest, an.
• est. designed amongst the nation! of th
- tb, may live forever; and through ages ye
• born the names of Lincoln and Garfield
.ur martyred. residents; will be hande
• own. The sh kof such events as the tra : '
. • tit of these elq great men _would .
- .: empire and verturn the throne of Sings.
I. ut in a; Bap Like onrcem such sarrilic -•
e stronger e beide of union, quell dia
. li ons and !sympathy . unite the heirtiof
the people. ach tiscriaces are great; bu
• eresult lam a s u pon the altar evidence the
the assassin not destroy the nation's life.
"the - blood f the marineht, th t eed-el
Twice within the sitth of a century lias.tho
co , thumb." ei) the esaidee •arewi men
brabam Lincoln andlames A. thateld ••
biome lasting seal for our,belored Union.
* Taylor ofhai.d the following prayer:
Oh ThPu leguite and Mntotnte ' ;
ather aid oar Godi Thou Ali Containing
All ilastalaing Spit of the 'Universe I—We
thy ohildreiCome Thee at the closiof ••
sale= Occasion to tat Thy blessing* emit,
dear Father, tilts each thought am uttered,
!hick hal Thy apPriceal. insi sick dosp in •
the hearth of thole, Thy children, and • • •
there Bond grouuklrhere they shall • • :
forth fruit au lumina fold to Thy glory, to
leader. Mike, head.
as we beseech Mee.
lose to mingle again
fife, quicken Thou,
dveg sympathy, and gentrou kree„
while we pray for those, who at this tibia are
standing by that open grave by the lake afde
and moistening its clay with tears. Bement-
Th 9 Vent loTe. that- -
.11 tottering mother, that bre)
°Obese sons and that &right
.p , to man and womanhood.
strengthen and supppert . theni . A
thy groat lov e.. Pour luta their
, i 1 of Thy consol alien and heal
-Be to them a "very present
great trouble." Strengthen them.
sons follow in the footsteps of Mal
noble father; and -let his life and ,
WilFrocellie. his prineiples,lis
Buena the young of an this
the Sneceedin g generation may
.f the Bonn g lifted to higher ;
From those ashes today built
spring, Phenix like, a Charm
in charter, more brilliant, and
aro and noble as his own.
• Go with us all to our homes—b
t d us • =sanctity all these ler
spiritual growth and welfare; an
time comes to put off the flesh,
hrist &Cour President did—a Say
low in life and a Saviour to folly
comfort and a guide; and may
eat peacefully and calmly; fall
ope— looking forward with joy
come. Bear with our murmur)
our sins; and take us at last WWI.
y onward and upward to meet
4 one loved ones gone before,
thdse things Lithe name.of Hint
The band then played'^4nitrb
choir and entire audience rising
oinod an singing the National
Country 'Tis Of Thee." The
Moment was profoundly inifiessire, the au
dience Manifesting deep emotion. At. the
close of the singing, Rev. Dr. Stewart stepp
to the front of the platform . Sad pronounce
the benediction. The audience was the
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$ NOW PRFZARED TO OFFER TO THE PUBLIC
&NI di ww , NO SHODDY GOODS. .
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WE 'nu NOT; BE uND uARANTEED.
MINIM ON STANDARD GOODS. NO COMPETITION
B MIMS Norzcza.
Shan'. I Take a !lite Pill?
Two Full FlOors Ocupied.
BUSH, 1111111 E Si., TOR 11,
THE LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTMENT OF
Gents' Fundshing Goods,
Hats and Caps, Trunks,
TRAVELING BAGS, UMBRELLAS, LEATHER, MITTENS, GLOVES, ETC., ETC., 'EVER
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STOCK CONSISTS OF MEN'S, BOYS'. YOITTHS' AND . CHILDREN'S SUITS, MEN'S AND
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BALERS 11 SNOBBY. CALL EARLY AND SECURE BARGAINS.
REIMER ThE PLACE.
Seeptrnbtr it!, 1881.
PHILA. STOCK IitAIIIMT.
EHATEN & TOWNSEND
No. to south Third it. Philsubbia.
Liquors, both intoxicating and
en to be used in or about the 1,
the premises. J. W. MUST.
. DANIEL BRADFORD,
M. F. RANSOM, -
w Towanda. Aug.,* 1881.
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four acres. situated in Burlington township, ad
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For further particulars address or call on the
proprietor. B. M. WEBSTER,
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.f NEW GOODS ' -
White Goods, Table Linos, Napkins, &c.
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Y DEPARTMENT FILLED WITH NEW GOODS SUITABLE
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