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SMETHPORT,. 111''KEAN Cp UNTY ;:, PA
OFFIOE., .9: E,OO . IINEIt OF P,UBLIO SQUARE
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Qtio moor° otl2lines or lam, 3 insertions:.
Ei.cli s,u,trOquent itiliertlpo,.. ..... 4,,;;.,,;
... IluminOns Cords, with wiper,: ... .. . ' ... . 4 ....-..
• Role or II oro'work Will • be•Oublo •th.o . ..above rates.'
Ttf elve . linos Broder tipe,,•or eight noripnreil 4 .l
rated n square. .. •
Smethport,.lll , l,teen Co., Pa.. 11.8„.111Aeon, 'Proprietor
-opposite the CoOrt noose. A now, larger-noinmodi
nue and well farnishejl -house. • ' . • •
op. IL MASON,
Dealer lnfirove4, Tin Wa're,llieirned Warn. k d., best
side of the.- Public Squtre., , Stnet rt,. Pa. Outdo to
werk done tu'order on the shortest. notice, And in the•
. most substantial. manner. . ,
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Da; 2ii; A.: SPRAGUE • would respectfully announce tn.thi ,
citizens of Smetliport and vicinity,•.thiit he has fitted
up, an'otfiee,and is prepared to • attend ' to
. all bustnesc .
in his profession.. Artificlalteeth inserted upon sci
entific princieles,nnd en as to preserve the natural ex:
„.pression'of the face : All operations in Dental Surgery.
done in.a skillful manner:,, . '.. '.. ' : , . • . lot.
A. J. 'NOURSE
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Dealer in Storrs. Tin 'Ware, j '
app an e (Ilya r . &0., west
, ' end of the. Public Sit...oral Santliport, Pa. Custom
' work dond to order. oath..., shortest notice,' and In the
.most substantial manner. •• '•
.GLEAN HOVSE,• • - . ' • • .
.A,' F. Timm, Proprietoi.. Olefin, N..Y.,. 'Oninileui ruim
. to and' from the New York and Erie Rail Road. .Stagys
:for Smethport and Peres . ....., . .
. • -. ,* . HYDE HOUSE, - .
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8. J OSGOOD Ptoririntor, • Ridipiay, Pa'. till's MAO is
no mud furnished' In modern style, has ample ;Mem;
' malations; and is, in all respects, aPirst,Class Hotel,.
Ridgway, Elk Co. PR. May 24,:E.60, ' .
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Jona , Wm; P - toprietor' 'Thin house in aitnaied half
wai.between..Sniethpo • rt and Olean; A '-convenieart
as commodious Ilona .t, attentive 'and . obliglug attend
. ante. and Inc pficea. •'.... .. • , ' .
:' • Eldied; day 17 1860. • . - • • • ..
.. ~-.- A. D: .TiADILIN, • • ••.-•.•
stiri , eyar,•'Dc•fiftsnr.tn Ceilreyaneer, and Real. Estate
Ageet.:, Smetbport, It'Kean eoenty,•Pa. .. '•• •
. • A. PI, TAYLOR; . ' .
Dealer in Dry CorOla z Grecoriok; Pork, Flour,
elbtivng, Bootk.nni shoes. Stnethport,
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.•-• • •• WILLIAM WILKIN, ' •
.Piaetical 7ifuolumie,...?dili;rriglit,. Bridge-builder Sc
'Bolt ABul , ,lreny,.3l'Reau county; Pa. "• - • . .'
SURVEYOR; DEARTDRN;CON'EYANCEE avid Real
" Estate Agent; °Mee., Williamsville, Elk Oat,. Perin'a
A. 1101 o; EN'x.,
'W, 4.. Brownell, EN.,
Han.. A. L Wilcnx
. • CARVER HOUSE,
zortx or.Waier and-h ickory
StreelN,..Warren. l'a. Goitoral stage Office .
Prontiutt the tbllttla Square.' Ojean. - 11.-'Y.'• Loma 31.
311bt.rta Proprietor.. The Flq/1, ii9l-iiiN is entirely new
, ...awl built of hilak, - int! In fdrnislied in iihillorri.sfyle,'
- Tile. prufirietor "Hatters himself. that •lis.anentuttiodie
. • tiona are not. sprittised by -any:lintel 'in Western N.•te
•: York; .C.tridattes run to and - treat the. New York nod
' Erie Nail Itoted,. • • • ' . , . as-te.•
BYRON D. 11.5-MLIN,
ATTORNEY AT Lem; Saint sl'Kenn County. Pa..-
Agent for :11 - essre,lKeatiur & Co , s'hands • Atterels
mipeci.illy to the Colleetion of claims; Exaini nation of
'Land 'Cities; l'a7toent of. Taxes, XIII all business rola
ting to-Real Eitmle: Office in ITawiin Block, ..r
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Attorney and ' , Counsellor.. at Law, Sinefltport.•3l'Rean
-"County, Pa. • tiusness entrusted to his care for Rho
counties of JPlCein, Potter end Clic will be promptly,
...•attendertto ' .0111r:eta the Court 'Rouse,. second ileac.'
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'.. • : LI - R.:L. 11..WISNER, • •
'l4l..ioeian.. ' nWrSurirenn, Swot!uire. en, will Attend to
' ill iirofig,.iialial c:1114 Willi. piumptriesii.. Wilco in .',..art.
'. well'ill,wk, eticoWil..floir. .• ~
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19.11;lesule end Itetal Denier , in Staple' and Farley Dry
1.00.1 e lierpeting, Rel. - 101:0u Clothinr, end Ifienural
Fernilbing ilotele : Boots and ,Shoes, Wen and Wiedner
.11.1 poi, Lopklng (1133 fies An: At Olean. N.Y... .. • :
sorrit C, BACKUS,
Attorney nn flottogollor at I „Sine tkpoit, at'Keanllo
attend to all business in hi, tirtifesaion in the
• eou t - ti es oi'itt'Kesn, Putter and Elk.. ONeu over . O. K,
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,Oorner of ecotiti and Liberty streets, Warren, - po, 11
A. 11:kitnott, .I'roprlotor. Traveler trill find good or
ent!lnintiationq nut reasonable charges,_ 1 ..
it. - Ltatnue, - Proiorietor,—Allegliony, Jtridite, Ill'ltean
Co , Pa.. 'This hone° in eitunted about nine 1111iPlifron
Sinetliptirt nn the road to Olean, and.will be found a
. convonien,t stopping-lA:toe .. - ' .. .• , .
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FARMERS' VALLEY HOTEL,
fly T.. frioonwfM. This house in nituateil Rbont five mile
from Sinethport on the. ioad to Olean.' Pleasure portio
nod calif:v.s can be accomtriodnted be the alterlent molten
. • • • - 1/7, B, BROV7NELL, .. ,•: . •
Dealer in Dry Goods, Geo:eeries, Crockery, fla'rdware,
• Boots, - Shoes, flats, Caps, Glass, Nails, Oils,•&e,,,A:c:
• . East side of the Pahlle Square, Smethport, Pa',
- . • : EMPORIUM IthIISE, • . -
:Shlppen, BPlCean On:, P.....' il. 1,-.' DYER,. Probrie!'or
.'• A eoninvidioug and well-furnished house.' Strange.,
and tlavalers will find good accommodation,
PORT ALLEGANY HOUSE,
tcoort ii. liobLey, Proprietor, et Port Allegany, Me-
Kean County Pa. Thie Ilotel.issituated at the june . -
tine 'Of the Smethport'and'AlleganTßlver ioade,.nine
'.' miles east of Sinethport, . . .
.: ....ASTOW:HOUSE,. :.,
.II I , KEAN Co., pn. 4n; s HASKELL .:.: Proprietor.
' - .Thin Tlfenee j a well 'calculated for the 'accommodation
of the Travelling PUblim, having recently been repaired
and remodeled, • flood Han and Stables. Charges rea-.
Seeable. Stit'eme for Olean, Shippenind flidgway,,
Bniethport, Joly 2, f 800. . .• • = - ..= .
To. Those Interested in Mining and •
Mineral Lands: . ' Nt.
T ar U. BARNES &Tern hie liervfees Cor tte examina ,
WE' Con of Mineral Lamle In M'Kean. and El lc' cnun ,
ti e% no will give hie opinion .ne to the .VAITIK OF
MINNS, &o. Those engaging tile, ce:rvieee sill ready°
.ell !teenager? , and reliable Informethnt. Aosidence nt the
Bunker AM Mines.. ' • • .
Oorgbant, M.lKein Ob.; ;him! Do, 1850. ' .
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The tire...cracke4 chcerluLly on the'broad
'hearth of - the old farm•houseltitclien, a cat and
three kittens 'basked in•the : •Warinth,.arid d&
.crepid old yellow. dog full 'in the re
lleetitin the • bleze,..Wrinkled his blaolc 'nose
approvingly, , allie turned .his hind:feet where
liis . fore feet 'had.been. Over hei:chimney.hUng
line hams` and - pieces of .dried'. beef. Apples'
were'festoOned. along the ceiling,. and crnolted
neciced . sqOashes 'vied with red •Peppers. and
slips of dried , iiumpkin in garnishing each
. Win :
dow fratrie. There. were. plants, : too,. on. Ole
,Window Jetlges—horie-shoe..g . eranium.s,• and.
dew-plants, and a monthly, •rese just building,
to say- nothing, of.pois of.'3 , lolets hat : perfumed
the:, whole Place . whenever . they, took it into
their purple -heads t0b100m.... - The
carefully swept•—•.the'chairS had . net a speck of
dust upon,: leg, or round—,-the king settec: hear
the fire-place shone aa if ithad been. just .var.
unshed; the - eight . day clock in the coiner
had had its
. I:vtiitef (dee newly Ivaslied, and
seemed determined to tick the hinder' for
Two arni 'chairs were driWn 'tip at cozy dis
tance froth the.h.earth-and,each other, a candle,
a newspaper, a Pairof spectacles, a. dish. of red-
Checked "apples' and a pitcher of 'cider,. filled a'
little .table • between them. in, .one of. these'
chairs sal'a comfortable looking woman about
.cheekS,as red as'.the aPples,,
and eyes' as•dark,'and bright.. as they' had . .ever
been, ro u ting her elbow on' the table, and her
head 'upon. her hand, 'and 'looking thoughtfuily
into thcjfire, ...This 14'119' the' widow cettli-iire ,
'lict" irrDeacoh Levi Cobb, wholind been into duSt in the Pytown churchyard -for
'More .than 'seven 'years:. She yaws thinking of
her' dead 'husband, „possibly,
work heini , done, 'and the servant gone to , bail
—the' sight of• his, empty chair' at the other,
side Of the table, and . the'silerite Of the' loom,
made her-feel a little lonely.
(iSeven so the WidoW'S.. reverie ran.
'‘ift seems more , than fift,Y—end yet I don't„look•
so . very. old neither, perhaps its not having
ani':childreirto bother My life , out,' as other
people . have. . They may say. what theY like-'
childrcnare more plague than tirofitHthat's my
opinion. Lpok at siSterTerasha, with. her
six . boys.. ,She'S worn to a shadow, and . Pm
sure they'have done it; she •will'never
own it. '"
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- The Widow took on apple from the Stand and
began to pare.it.; • . •
“FloWsdreadful• lood.Mr. Cobb•• 'used 'to be b
these grdfts.. He'ivild.never . eat any, snore 0
fellow—for fellowfOr don't suppose, they
have.tippleS where he has gone to.- .Heigho
renriernber very well "licity•l
. ueed to.:thrOw
apple parings.over my head. when I , was 1,1. girl,
to' see who I Wae•going to marry."'
MrS', Cobb stopped short and, blushed.
those'days she'did not•.knoWMi. Cobb; 'end .
was alivays looking eagerly,to.see if the peel
had • formed a capital
.f:S.". Her 'meditations
took 'a new turn. • ' ••• ' • •
,444 hamkerne.Sam Payson Wasd and bow
much used to •ce're.about him. I woride!. Vl'; hat
has tecOme of - t • ierusha irty . s• he. went
away' from our village just after.l did;. ,a nd no'
ohe has ever heard of him since. And•whada
silly - thing that mnart'el, ,vas d If it had not
been for that-—" • • . : •••• •
• -Here earne.a Icing pause. during, :tvltiCh. the
widow looked very. "steadfastly at the: empty
chair of Sevi deceSSed.. 'Her ;fingers
' nlaying'earelecsly.with the apple'l;aring,.she
drew it s'efely •towCrds' her, 'and looked 'around
the•rnotn: . ••• • • _
tcUp9n my word, it very ridiculous; end I
'thin't know ::,what tke.' neighbors Would say if
they saw me:" . • - •• .• •
. the Plimir . fingers drew. the: red peel
Itidgwa . y, Pa
WAr re n.• Pa,
"But then can't see.'me, that's a corn
fort, tintl,the cat and old Bowse - will nev:er r, know
what nfeans. Of conrse,l don't any
thing:: about it." . ..• •. •
The -paring ••hung gracefully *cm. her small
‘ , But should, like to try it.; it wou .
se4m like old. times,
',Overlher head it went and curled up. quietly
' on:the door a little distance off. Old 13owse,
who always Istept: wi t h 'one' eye . sliw it
fall and. marched deliberatifyirp to sme11:01 it.
mistress; and bentlinz•over it with a heatinir
heart,' she blushed like's rose. There was air
handset - he a eapitut ,, S,;" as auk one. could . Wish
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-..vgrea.t !mock came soddenly at the door.—
Towie* . grawled; and the widow screamed, and
snatehrd ziyi the apple paring," . , • ,'. ':
"It's fir. Cobb—ii's, hij_apirit come ..ha'eli
again, because I tried that 'silly ,triek," she.
thought.fearfhilyto•heiself: .' ,
.. .A nOi her knOck , —Jduiler than the first,
'man's voice exclaimed
4;1-Tillo, the'house !" . •
“Who is it ?" asked the widow, somewhitt
relieved to find that the departed Levi. aS still
safe in his grave on the - hillside: • • • • •
"A stranger," - said the voice,
oy.hatdo you Want 1" . • '
“Tolet.todging here for the night."
The widow deliberated. . • ..
' "Can't you 'go on=there's -a house' , half a
mile further, if you keep to the right.lia'nd aide
of the'road—and turn to the left
,after' you get
'.lt's: raining cats and, dogs—and I'm• very
,said the. stranger, coughing. I'ni
wet to the skin-.-don't you think you can ac
commodate me? I don't mind sleeping on the
"Raining, is it I- didn'tlirow that,'" and
the kind-hearted Womanbnbarred the "door very
"Celine in, whoever you may be—•
only . asked 'you to go on becanie•Lam alone
woman, : with only onefiervaitt in thahohse."
The stranger, entered—shaking' himself like
a Newfoundland dog upon. the step, and, seat..
tering rilittle shOwer of drops 'over the.hosteas
and her niCely swept floor. .
4, Ah—that looks comfortable; after a man
has been for boors in a storm," he said, 48 he
Caught sight'of the fire, andetriding along tb
wards the hearth, followed ; by Rowse, who
sniffed • suspiciously at his heels, he stationed
himself in the arm chair—Mr. Cabb's.artis choir;
which hail been kept Saered•to his memory for_
seven years I 'The widow. was horrified,. but
her guest looked so weary and' worn out, ,that
she could not ask him 'to moai but busied her
self. in stirring up the blate that he might the
THE WIDOX COBB'S FIRST LOVE.
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sOnner . drY . .his dripping clothes: Anew thought
struck 'her Cobb 'lied worn ecoinfortable
dressing gown during his illites4,-; which
hung in the' cloiet at her right.: She could .nol
let this poor man catch his: death by:sitting in
that'wet in Mr.. CObb's chat,
why Itloit1(1 he . :tiot bein:Mr. Cobb's wrapper ?
She went nimbly to .the elcisat,-rtocik it flown,
fl'ilied'out a pair of slippefs from the borit reek
below'sind brought them to him-
think. you had' bet.ter•take .coat
and boot's--you•ivill .haye'the rheumatic.. fever'
or something ).ike. it, - : are
amine,. :things :for:Y.:in 'to, wen r. •t hey :are .
drying. you must. he 'hungry, go.
into:the pantry and ,got you _something to
She 'bustlbd..away on hospitable. thoughts in.
tent, and the . stranger'made the . michange with
giqtizical emilc playing atOund Cie
was a:tap, well-for:med .mati,'‘Vith , a•brili,' but
handsonne—Sunburned.iind heavily . beardeiland
Melting anything hilt ~ .delicate," though his
blue:eyes glanced out.freinl'upder a. forehead as
-White as . snaik.. tla looked a remit! 'the *iichen.
with a MischlevouS air, and stretched out his
. .feet; helots . him, 'decorated with . t.he:Aeneen'i
".Upon my' Werif—thiS is stepping into:lhe
ord.man's"shoes With-a vengeance I•
a hearty; good huered looking woman she is
kind as a ititten,'i . rirufhe•
"the.ear, and her brood,: and their:patted Old
Dowse upon 'the head. ;The widow. bringing in
sundry4good thiagg,.looked:pleasecrat his atten 7
tionS:to her dumb friends: . ••
“ .. It's a wonder BOVrse does not . growl.-he
generally . doe's if .orangera touch. him. • clea t,
.me.! . how Stupid • • .
The last remark Was neithei .addressed to'
the strauger.or to the dog, het to herself.: -She'
had forgutton that the little s tand was notemp
ty—end there was. no room for whatthings.ahe
rllrriatiege it," .s . aig her gtiett i
np . paper, candle; hpples, 'and Speetacles
(lt:was!.not lyithout a little Ong that ghe saw
•thern' in his hand ;:for.. they 'lied been the•bi , a;
con's, and were placed 'each ni~ht ,, like,the arm
chair beside her,) and deposit them! on the
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.'"Give me; the table eisth, ..c n
spread it as well as, . any woman —Vve 'learned
that aiong With seofes of other things . ; my
. roe relieve you, of, those
dishes—the . Y are far too . heavy' . for those little
.Widow blushed— ,, and now please
to sit rlown.With . me . , or cannot eat& inorsah' i
.. .i , l-had,suloper. not Tongago, thine
T can take sornething mOre'," : said Mrs. Cobb,
drawing'be,rehaii bearer to the table. '
' course .. you - ean,my dear lady-iee this .
'cold auttinori _weather, people ought to.eat•twice.
as much as they do in warm. • Let..nle . giye
'you. a'piece:of this ham—your: own curingd.
....cqes—my poor husband was very fond .
He used to say that no one understood. curing
barn and drying beef better' that) I."
"He was a most.sensihle inao,‘l am sure. I
drink your health', madam, in this cider" • . •
' He took 'a long . .draught, and set down ,his
'in like nectar." •2 . •
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The widow•was feeding BoWte•:and the - cat,
who•thoughf they - . Were entitled' to a share of
!Very. meal eaten in the house) and 'did not
quite hear what he said. I fancy she would
scarcely have known what "nectar,"
it. Wes quite a; well. : • • •'; .• :• ••
"A fine ilog, ma'am'—and a very•pretty - cat:"
"They•were my hnshand'sfavoriteS;",antrii
sigh followed.'.. . • , . •
• "Ah . -,your husband must .have been a •very,
Tye blue eyes looked at her. so hing.that:she•
there 'anything 'more lean get for
!"'sbe asked eldest.
"Nothing.; thank y0u,,1 have.iinished:"
'She rose to clear• The• things, away: - Ire irs
Listed' her, and som . ehow hands* had a
queer knaek •of • tGwelting as they carried .the
dishes to the pantry shelves. Coming hack to
the—kitchen,.she put• the apples end rider in
their. old pla'res,- rlll.'brollght . Out a•elean pine .
and boxOrtobaceo froth an arched recess hear
'"Dry husband alwayS said.lie'cOuld not sleep.
after eating stipperlite,:uniesska'smaked," she
sqld• ''Perhaps ,;.crti,Weuld like•to try it."
"Not if it'is to drive you•away, be answered,
for she had it candleinlhers•hand.' • • • . ••
"oh, no' 7 l - tlo not object to 'Smoke
She put 'the can 1 1e..dewri—=•Some faint sugges
tion shout propriety :rotibleil her,but'she slam
ced'et-the old •cloek, - and felt re -assured,
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The stranger:,pn'ihed.the'stand Inick after . the
pipe was lit, and drew .her'easy chair a little
nearer the• fire—and hi,s.own.
"Come, sit down"'he said pleadingly. iqt's
•not 'late, and when. a'manlias .be en knocking
about in California and all sorts of places, Sof a
score of years, he is glad 'Co get 'into 'a•berth
like 'this—and have a pretty 'woman. to speak
to cince.again." •
“California 1 Have you been in California
she exclaithed r dropping into the chair at once.
UpeOnscinusly she had longliherished The idea .
that Sam Payson--.-the lover'of her youth—With
whom she had foolishly qdarreled, had pitched
his tent; after mad) wandorings; in 'that far-off
land. Her heart warmed to one who; with
something of Sam's took and ways,about. hitit
—had 'also been:.iiojouri..ing in that country—
and.who' very possiblY had met him-;—perhaps
had knoWn.bim intimntely . At that thought
her heartbeat quick, and she lhoked very gra - -
cionsly af the bearded stranger, who, wrapped.
up in Mr. Cobb's dressing eriwn, wqaring Mr.
Cobb's slippers and sitting in Mr:. Cobb's chair;
beside — Mr.'. Cobb's Wire, smoktd Mr.,*Cobb's
pipe with an 'air of feeling most thoroughly .and.
comfortably at home.
I've. heen in California far the
lust Six years: And before ,that I went round
•the world in.a whaling ship.".
ciGand gracious!" . .
Tire stranger:sent a ruff of smoke, curling
grtiCefully.overhis head. • - : • •,
cgit'i : very strange,. my dear" lady, hoW often
you see 'one 'thine. as you ,go wandering about
the' orld in that.faqhion." .. ' • .- •
“And What it that 1” ~ • • .
"Merl .without . • houso or home• above their
heads; roving here and - there, and turning up
in all sorteof.odd iflaces, caring very little for
life as a general think, and making:foitunes
first .to fling thetn'away, and all for• one raison.
You can't ask,me*hat that ist You most know
already very. well."
• i•I ihink not, sir," —•-•
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• crpecause a womari.has jilted thern:"
..Herw wifs..a long, pantie, an4.l%fr.,Cobbls'pin'e
.etnitteil.shOrt:pufre with surprising tepidity.. , -.
.iouscience needs no hcoser . ,.and the
*widow?s cheel;'*as.dyed with-blushes, ;visite
ihritightorthe absent Sam...• ' •
"I Wonder hOw women manage whew they get
served- ' in that *ay," said the .stranger,. mu-
singly. i , Ycia never rrieet . ifiern 'roving.-up' and
down in that style.",' ,
, ilVo', 4 " said Mrs: Cobb,. with some
'a' womanlialit troublo she 'Meat stay at home
and bear it; the beat way shn can,. And there's
More women bearing such.thiniS 'Wan WP
of, I dare -say:" •• •. •
"Like enough. We
,neYer,knoty *hose hand
gets pinched in a trap, unless they 'scream..
Andwinnen -are. ion shy or too sensible--which
'you choose for that." • •
"Did potrever, fn'all. your :Wanderings meet
any one by thename'of Samuel Paysart?". asked
the u nconcernedly:. stranger
ed toWlirds'hei--she Was ruminaging the • table
drawer for her : knitting work. anthill! not no•
tics him. , When it MIA' found; and the needles
in motion, itriswered.her. • .•
‘ , Payscin't Sam i'ayinn? •Why,lni was .my.
Most iiitimate-friendi.',Do you know- him?"
c! . .A . —little that is, I used Jo - when- I. was, a
girl. • •Where did you meet 'him?"
"He wentwith-me'on theivhnling . ,voyage
told you of—and afierwardil.to We'
had a rent : together;—and smite" 'other fellows,
with us--and.3Ye - , dug in..the -same ciaini for
more then - six•mOnths " , . .• '•
suppose he as (lithe'
rtStrotig as an ox, my dear Ndy."
:happy?" pursued, the_ widoW,
bending, - elnier over her knitting. • : . •
' , 'Hum - the tees said about that' the lietter,
perlians ! :Hut' he seemed to enjoy. life 'after* . .a
fashion of his °rim... And he got - rich out there,
or -rather; I.itiill say—well off" • '•
• "Mis . . Cobb did not -I;aY much' attention to
that part of.the story. Evideritly.she had not
. asking- questions, But she', was .Pui
zled 'about the next one. At hist' she brought
't out' beatitifully•
<Wei hia.wife with him in California?!'
The strange, Icekett at' her' with twinkling,
. . .
' . "His wife, ina'atri? .. Why; bless. yOu he hue
not. got oriel!), - -
"I thought-1 mean I . heard!'—here the HI
tle it idow'rememberrd the fate of Ananias '
Sapphira; and stopped short before she tol
such a tremendous fib.
"Wilelever. .iou.heard of‘ hie Marirying 'was
allnonsense,,l can 'asaute You.'. knew him.
and he no thetights of thelcind-about him.
Some of the boys used to 'tease about it;
but he soon made theM stop ! " .• : '
• c‘liejnst told' them frankly the only. girl he
ever roved had jilted him years • before , intl . mar- .
ried anothh.' man. After that no one ever
'Mentioned the 'subject' to him again, except
me.", . •
Mrs, Cobb laid her knitting aside, and ooked
thoughtfully into the fire. ' •
. • iftle was' nother of.the•class of Mer. I was
speakitie: or: I haye seen • -him fate death a•
score'Oftimes„as quietly as I 'face the•
'lt matter's very little what takes•me he
- used te,say; 'l've n'othirig•to Bvifor, and there
is.no one to'shed a tear for me when I am gone.,
a,s(lthought 'for one . to have r isn't iW! ,
. Mrs: Cobb sighed as she thought it
(I But (lid 'he ever-tell you the • name of the
lady'who jilted . hirn?"' . .
c , I know her first name." • ' • .
What was it." '
The plump little , widow almost started out
of,her 'ehair; the'natne was spoken so exactly.
as Sam would h ave said it •
"Did youknow her too?" 'he peked, looking
keenlY nt her.' " • '
Onlinintely?" . •
"And where is she noW?', Stip „happy with
her husband, I, suppole; and never' •giving' a.
thought to . the poor,fellcity . ; she 'iltfovo out • into
the wotid.' , .• ' • •
'... , glsTe," said Ors, cobb, Shading her face
with-her-hand; and Speaking unsteadily..
... , No;
her : husband is dead.". • • • •
"Ah. But still she never thinks of Sam."
• :There was a dead silence. • •
“Does she?". •
can I tell?":
"Are yen still friends?"
44Then you ought to know, and you.do
<4!in.eure [don't know yyhy I should.. :Bin
if I dn, you mtit prOmise Me,. on 'your •hon6r,
nevartotell.him, if you ever meet him again."
• .“Madam, .vhat'yon say, to me. never shali be
repeated to any Mortal man, upon my honor."
then, shO does remember hini,",
think,' as'lle-could wish." -*
c.I amsglad to hear it for his Sake. you and
I are the friends of both . parties• we can rejoice
with . each other." ' •
He drew..his chair ' much nearer hers,. and
nob her hand. - One moment the widow resist;
I Fitt, but it was a magnetic touch,:the rosy, palm
lay quietly - in'his; and thn dark. beard bent so
low that it nea`rly touched her shoulder.. It
did not matter much:. Was he- not' Sam's . dear
friend; it he-was not the rose, had he - not dwelt
very-rieafit, for a long; long, timer
grit was a foolish (parcel that ;parted
said the strangersoltlV-. • 1' ' •
"Did, he tell you about-it?" •
•gYes; onboard the, whaler." . . . •
“Did blame her much?”: • . •
“Notso much.as hitnself.• He said that 'his
drove her to• break .off
jealousy and ill4emper.
the match but he thought sometimes if he had
only gone'back and spoken her;:she would
have'married film after alb." : • • .
.• "I am . sure Ake would,".ssid the widow, pit
eously... "She has owned it to me more than . 0
thousand tintes.?' 7 .. ".•
c , She was not happy, then, with .nnother." .•
that is to say her• husband,' Was
very 'geed and kind, said' the' iittle woman,
thinking.ef the limpiy grave out on the'- hill
side, rather penitently; .und , they lived very .
pleasantly together.. There never was a berth
word between them;"
• , shel . not have, been happier
• • "
-11) •• , , Sr • ,
.• . • . -
With Sam' Tic hpliest i . noW, and gny just wlia
. "Bravo! thatds what.l wanted toel:Min
And now I , have a secrat tOrell "you,: Ind. you
musrbreak•iito • •
Mrs. Cobb looked,-rialler.•seared. • '.
•• . •
,(What•is • -;„ •
. ( 4 i - want you to gri•and-seislier, wherever she'
may. be,: arid Pay to her, . 1 11falia!" what malice
yon . stisrt se?? • . . •
, !Nothing—only•You 'sneak so:like -Soma one
I.used to' knovr, once in
"Do it. Well' takethe rest
,of the' iriessne
TCgl'her that loved her throtigh,the -whole;
that when he heard she mei free, he. beano_,
work hard to.make afOrtme," he has. got it; .an
hp-is iemine Jo s,hare it' with her, .if she wil
let him. Will you tell her this?" - ,
.. ,, The . :widaw did riot . answer:. She had. free
.her hand from his; and 'toweled her' face v
it.. :11y.-n . ml-by she looked upaknin...
Waiting.. patiently.. . •
• isWell?" ' •
• sq will tell-her." •
' • .
He rose from•his Fent, ..and walked up nn
down The rooin. : .Then
,he eame back ; ant.
leaning,on the mantleph . , ce; atraked' , the yellow
hide of Boxi.sO•with hip. slipper. ." •'. •
"Make berm - rite anderstand that:-he wants
hei for his wife. 'She May live.. Where :she
likes, only it Must be.wfth him.".
"1 will tell her.."
.!(Siiy he hes eitivie old 'bat not cold; that he
la , ieirbernow perhaps better then.he 'ON' tyro . -
ty years rto,..tliat-he haeberrr.,,lnithful- to her
all through hie life and that' e will be faithful
.... ',-..' ~. . .•
The.,Californiart broke 'otisutlenly.' The '
~ .. , -..
•. "I will tell her.'.':.; ~ , • .• ' '-, ,
''. “Artl .what do:you•thihk she will tia3q"- he
asked In an alfereo . tope.. -; ' . . • '
... “What'ean Sheentbut—ef . m . e!".• : •• ' . .
fillurrabl" ': , • -'..... ' • • ..:. 1'• ': ,
The Stranger.csobt . her.out other chair'as if
she hid . bern a.ehild, en,/ k!ssed her.
ii Dop't --- oh, , dOnq".she . .eried out . 4.1 .am
.§am's Maria!"... ' .'• ' , ~. ..
am Marine Sliml"•
OtT . Went . the dark 'wig, and the Mark' whisk :
ere—there smiled the dear face she had'. never
forgotteril : ., I leave you to imagine: . the tableau',
-- . -even the cat got up.to look,.• and Ilowee; eat
on his stump of a tail,and wondered- if'-he was
on his heels or his , head. „The, widow gave one
littleacream, and then elm-- ; '
• Btitj'atopl. •people like you
dear reader,.vi;ho 'have trot Over all these fml
andcan-do nothing but tarn
at them, have no business : here. 1, will . only
add that two hearts 'were -very .happy., that
Bowse concluded, after a 'while, that all was
right, and' do laid tioWn to deep again, and that.
one week afterwards there: Was.. a Wedding tit
the hOnse that. made- the'. neighbo ringg - termini
stare. The widow Cobbliadmarritd her Fie t'
NGII.ATITUDR TO PAIiANTS.--Thero la- a. prov
erb that !..a.tather can: ',More easily' . maintain
Sirchibireri than six childien•one fathcr.".-
Luther relates'•lhis story:, . • •
' There : Wee once a 'father who . gave op vief•
ithing house; hie fields and
goodi—tind expected that •for.this his :children
, would support :,but 'after he had been
some time with one son; the tatter grew_tired
Of him. gather I havi hail* son •tiOrO me
this: there, - where yonr:.arrO-rhair
elands, The cradle . 'oiritif will you not go:
to my brother,•WlM has e - largerroom,l".
-After ho had been some time :with the second
son he elk) greivlired of him, and said, 6;l?a
-ther you . .like a warm:rootni.and thst hurts my:
head.. Won't yoii go to my* . brother the ba-,
. . . .
. . .• .
The father ivent,'and after he had been
time with • the third son,. he'al'so' found ,him
troublesome,:and 'said tti l 'him, isFather "the
rattle '.ran ca'and out here all , day,l'as if. it
Were 'a pigeon,-house„and you cannot - have .
your anon-daycsleep; would 'you not , be initter
off at , my. - ,siater Kate's, near the 6vyri",wol?"
• ''.l'he old gentleman; remarked how the Win d .
blew, and said to hirnself, 170.5; I will go and
try, it with my daughter. Women hattelsofter
hearts.?.' ' .... , - • ' • ' .
Rut after he:had - spent some time with his
!laughter she grew . Weary him, 'rind . Said
she was always .so- fearful. ,When her , father
Went to . .ehnreh any Where e4ei. and . was.
, oldig . ed.to descend the' steep etaire;'and.at her
sister yvefe no ilairs,to des
c'end, as she liyed on the 09.6nd:floor.
For-the sake of pi.ace,t he . .old man assented
and went to his other..danghter.,. But 'after
:same time she' too was tired-:of him, and.' told
him, by' a third person fhat .. h . er'honse near the
water was too damp for a. man'.-who suffered
kith the gent, and her Sister; the. grave-dig :
ger's wife, at Si John's, - had **eh, drier -lodg.
The old man, himsell, thought fibe.waa right
and; t went outside the gate to hi s y.otingeEt
daughter, Helen.. flat after he had Inien
- dip' with her, her little non said to his grOnd;;
father,..iiMother said yesterday to omit Eliaa
b'eth, 'that there was no better chamber for you
than such one as father .• , • .
These Words broke'the old . man's heart.,.so . .
that he oank•back in his Chair' and died in'a
. , .
TRE,ROMAiI SNTIEL.—When: Pompeii was
destroyed, there . were very many.btiried in the
,it, who Were aftervitards found in very
iliderent SitUations. There were some found
who Wert; in the streets; - as•if they . - had been
attempting to make their - escaped. • There'
•were;some found in deep vaults, as if they had
gone•t hither for security...Thern.w.;re some
:round in•lofty chambers: .•Ilitt where diii they '
find the Roman - sentinel?-: They fou d 'him.
him st'aUding.itt-the city gate, 'with h s hand
.etill graping_the weapon, eapen, wher he had
been placed .by his- captain; and ther . ; while
the avenr threatened hiin; there; while the,
earth shook beneath him; there; 'while the la'—
va • .stream,rolled,,he, had :stoodat hie post,; and
there; utter thousand year's had passed-away
was he found.. So let ehristians learn to'stand
to their-duty,. willing-to 'stand- fo the post at
which their Captain his placed them; and•theY.
, . ,
will find that grace' will • suPport and sustain.
,• • . ••• ; '.' . •.•
, . • HARRISBURG . Nov. 8. • .
The Governor has issued a eroclametion de
claring Wei. Lehmaoiduly elected.to Congress
from the Ist district. • , : • . •
.. A• ghod 'blp?' i tool On two: of/hitt :I'i:hill : mis t
who . went mkt: to• Warrere...'eonnty - ti.'. 7 (e)!A deyk
.since 0n.....a . , hoof ing . eiMeditiont ..s:Ntiiire,;:rthe'
!oerest n re • . romforts," . , ;which 'lll4** tOplcf:.iiilh:
them. wits :ri . kottle•nt old Jaintica....4o,M;ths'iiei.,
ent of.n.frierni . Who knee. •the. tiqt rt- or iyei„,yril''..
tient' hoofers:" A rrivin,i'at:.ri certrilit,:gree-eri.
not far froth Gotland' Which - they bad'seleeted,
es the point from whence th'(!ywould44-radirite'".
in the•riurittit 'of gittiv.., Iliely
,cotte.lirtli;r4 „ at
tut ggsstron , Of the (4Colonel;!fn ri d,trrith:sotrPelli-.
.lo.sny, ego lost . t . )e . «?t, . 0 orts r n, p ,
riMajor,"to't ry t ho.ipirility of . the . ,
Having Iterird . fronf.ottieri; or may, ke reed .;in
bookci; - .that flint was: ir PrkrieZartiCle,' !rein
ovhich 'to concert a he,verage called ~1 3. f ick-.
At rap,''' I h r'y a pone bed :the' worthy Teuton . who
kept the'.-roceri With . .'the..koquirY * . ir , he , kAut
truly . t morastOi. l7 .That'wooky, wheseltnowl-...
edge - of :English :was '', rather..limited,:, replied:.
c!Yaw." . • Theo . , said.: the.' Major, ' inTthe. hest -.-
pirteli, he could:: commend, .draw' come: in '. l . .-
couple of . .tumblers. .. The. order Wits . 0,48(4 .
and,. as,-.the sacs tine fluid.. was 'placed tbefore ..
'them, the trioiindfilged ra.sUndry, congratulate- ;
6 , , remarks open theirinekin . findin,g - 56:04,:, on.
article Of 4 rhyrtip". with. Whieb toMor their.'Jri . -
mica.. Otrirlier.then' we eati.telLitthe4rDlaek '
Istrar s .Wras.Mi.ierl; 'mid the eiColonel's'....tnin-..''
bler : . to hie'-face; thee,-witl....his „face turned '..!.
toWard.t he 'Ceiling; . thirerrefente.of the'. tumbler. '
disappeared rrWhere all 'goer] .131ac1CStraP'. ) : ptight
As' soon tie it 44 . priforisnetr. !lir journeK .the
~C olosel" I tirned his face' toward'the, ,, Majni,""
and cocking one: eye;
...Owl:. be Plain. aS:loOks...
could . ' soy . 11, ••
,••!.tlint's bully.l'.' . ..:Then .and . ......
thereupon the'.. , Malor l ' ,. responded by',..eintyint . .
his.turnbler,into•n isiMilar aperture...l . :Art; he ..'.
bird. ha rdly . broith t his: eyes . :to a level .with
.e . einpanien-in4rms be.fore. that. Vall(ant,..r
freer had 1! call' to the, dimr; 'where -he :tir Surl-; . ,
denly threw op, not 'only , I he .'." 13, 4 1( 5 .8 !t00;'? •
but everything else under his vest, iloWn to. hii, • ...
boots, 10 a socondrnpre -. !hr . WMajor,!' folio*,
ed his superior fitilerr:,..anir li t e d. 'at: the. came
Mork:over his shoulder. 'This proeeedinkiith-; .::-
er asterdilied the worthY. Teuton A`vhii.bad dealt
Out the toeless/4r, end sisgsested . tos him, thepro-•
prietyof examining into the • eptiie,. ' when 'he .',
soon dis'eovered-that instead, of; draWing • from.
the.moloshee barrel for n lhiscuStomere,' he had
filled . trimiders'from'ri hrirrel'of elephant. oll:= •
How:the Colenel,and MujOr rifternatelY. swore
in& fired at the seine. mark ; and how the fright.; :
imed.Tenten !yelp:110d 'in Ihehighest . •kind .of.
Dutelt,'we„peerl - not. reeorel We only '.drew a • •
• moral_from ' the . .incident,•and . that 'is-never .:. ,-.
sweeter your - Jar - two with erephant • oil; ;as . it • ... •
finmetim•pit spoils even thd best. article..,—po:. . •
Mat Bits:cm:a voin , ritr..Bopits.-9ndit, that
the Reniciry Boy, with = his trairter,,,lack
Ooriald, wile have recentl,y . :been
Brooklyn ri:tople.a"teste . of their'quality,calleil
upon Rev. lienrY IVard Beecher, a, fevii•.even
ings since to pay: their respeCta.: . .. Or; lieeeber
received the: eminent bruisers .
politeness. said he perfecily:agreed . ,vrith
,th'em as to . . the. necessity 'of *preying: the
American phy , r/4/4 . by . the:tle'vplc2nment of nine
but had seriou'. cibj9ctions tol he ring,
'and. its,sairoutidingi, He did not nppripve .
prizefighting either,.hat , hett ne.objectionst to's
fair and scinare.round-er tvim. mi.ehriatiatf prin.
c with . n view to promote' the digestive
'faculties. Heenan then handed
.the pastor of
Plyinmith'chorch a Pair ..of kinv es, and
they do toy. the ti se .he Made them fully per
sanded his visitors that 111,r, Beeeber,- with a •
little practice, as cnlnbrn tech+ muscle-man 'as
he is a rreacher: Bliffila Adv.' . .
.: 'A n.r61.161U9 Mi . :T.—Said a - young gentlemen
to p (I iS t ingu'ished
,niedieni . pra e tit iorier iiithil-
P:ilflphia, c.poeter,.Wbat . do you .do.' for. your
ftelf when yonba tr.a a turn o'f.the'.headach 6 , or
other. slight, attriekl" • "Go Without riny'dio
n,er," Wah . tba-r'oply, iqi:tid if that does,, r
cure you, what then?. I .4bp without
. . rily:etippipr "
"Butir that does not*,eurp. ou." what then,"
4 , Gn without :try - breaktast: , ', We . Physicians_.
seldom taite - inedie l .ne ulirselves,'Or uset hem in
our Tatniiies; Tor 'we . ' li.nOw that, nbst ineace'*'is
baiter bat we eannat* make our patients be liry
ellElZltnn.xn9s.. , -7Try !or, n single;day, be.
ieech you, to 'presArve yOtirself in nn . .easfind
cheerful (rime of . mind. : Ile for one daY,'
stend'of .a fire . ..worshipner of passion and
the aun.worshiprior of :clear, kell-possesftion
and couipaie fife tiny whi ch you have•routftd .
nut the dissniisfaction: . with.. that . - on
yvhieh yOu have alloW , edit.to
you , will. find your heart open to every good MO.
live; your life strenuthe.ned. and breiat •
firmed with a 'panoply
,rieranst.' ever); trick of.
'late; truly you will. wonder at Your oVinrltft.
Bays and:girls; here a wend for you;
ota:of lied early in. the mnrnin~— sings Dance,
'and jump till your- eyes are fairly'oper; do ; up
your chores rind morning walk with a waken!,
they, he'off.tn school' with.alight heart and a
Tclear bead and you will be happk, all the day.
he active boy.Makes.the nctive.manyand.the
slow,•inoping, Hatleas, lazy man Was once the
boy who grumhled.wheti work to d0,.0r.
U-lesson to learn.: Wake-up, then, and
to schilml. • • .
. . , • • . •
•. eillter,'"who hnOt ariy Wife,
tiike core of hin,,went . the other pfgfit.to /O.-
.fle soya he anw there wait:#o44;o7'
Which he i , fai'dwoold : oWo e toit r
sale." tee hat sin ce •tharnlffhk * '••
is", , twraptorousli: wretched;''', As llke 4ett1e.1.4!:
was boned t . reader:i . !;,
that, it nos either .a; !ce:g or a
Tfi ey, r6 hot h . 'ha c . O Itt
.• , :
.WHAT is to F.Di l : o ll.'--11.3,, is an.
rho' reads 'new apapers, %NIT, ites - articles, en ;01
subjects, sets • type, - reads prop',
folds- and. picks paperi, ; Opts ••jobs,
railds, waod'rorki 'in the garden;'. thika
,to 'Nyho call; re'reivervblame•ter Many Wogs
he never did; wnrks . tfrom 6 ; 10 Pi M.;'
and cr,ll.'ets:'half de‘bta...... - Wheril p ais Sot"
wish to be an editor-1.--i r•-••••
Ak - 13R4TE ON Wife. emeirrne , r,). .
perised..tra fest , air tvl7 , firrltyrtni;
'of •ivlns elefirjit) .. .i Why, riny loVe;
. - observssi:;• - .
rather a Oarl:lookinis man
an elderly female—that's all. '49;114..M....-