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JOHN S. MANN,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Coudersport, Pa., will attend the several
Courts in Potter and riCean Counties. All
business entrusted in his care will receive
prompt attention. Office on Main st., oppo
site the Court House. 10:1
V. W. KNOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
regularly attend the Courts in Potter and
the adjoining Counties. 10:1
ARTHUR G. OLMSTED,
ATTORNEY COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
• Coudersport, Pa., will attend to all business
• entrusted to his care, with promptnes and
fidelity. Office in Temperance Block, sec
ond floor, Main St. 10:1
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pit., will
attend.to all business entrusted to him, with
care and promptness. Office corner of West
and Thiid sts. f - 10:1
L. P. WILLISTON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Wellsboro', Tioga Co..
Pa., will attend the Courts in Potter and
31'Rean Counties. 9:13
R. W. BENTON,
SUSVEYOR AND CONVEYANCER, Ray
gond P. 0., (Allegany,Tp.,) Potter Co., Pa.,
will attend to all business in his line, with
care and dispatch. - 9:33
W. K. KING,
SURVEYOR, DRAFTSMAN AND CONVEY
ANCER, Smethport, M'Kean Co., Pa.‘ '
attend to business for non-resident land
holders, upon reasonable terms. Referen
ces given if required. P. S.—Maps of any
part of the County made to'order. 9:13
0. T. ELLISON,
PRACTICING PHYSICIAN, Coudersport, Pa.,
respectfully informs the citizens of the
lage and vicinity that he will promply re
spond to all calls for professional services.
Office on Main st., in building formerly oc
cupied by C. W. Ellis, Esq. 9:22
SMITH lc, JONES, •
DEALERS IN - DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS,
Oil; Fancy Articles, Stationery, Dry Goods,
Groceries, &c., Main st.i;Coudersport i Pa.
D. E. QLMSTED,
MAIER IN DRY GOODS, READY-MADE
,Clothing, Crockery, Groceries, &c., Slain st.,
Coudersport, Pa. 10:1
M. W. MANN,
PALER IN BOOKS & STATIONERY, MAO
; .aIZINES and Music, N. W. corner of Main
.sad Third ets., Coudersport, Pa. 10:1
giVELLEU, Coudersport, Pa., having engag-
ed a window in Schoomaker & Jacksois's
Store will carry on the Watch and Jewelry
Ousiiess there. A fine assortment of Jew
elry -constantly on hand. Watches and
Jewelry carefully repaired, in the best style,
oj2 the shortest, notice—all work warranted.
HENRY J. OLMSTED,
(aucciasoa TO JAMES W. SMITH,)
DEALER IN : STOVES, TIN k SHEET IRON
WARE, Main st., nearly opposite the Court
House, Coudersport, Va. Tin and Sheet
Iran Ware made to order, in good style, on
shOrt notice. • 10:1
COUDEESPORT 110 TEL,
D. F. GLASSALIRE, Proprietor, Corner of
Main and Second Streets, Coudersport, pot
ter Co., Pa. 9:44
SAMUEL M. lams, Proprietor, Colesburg
• Potter Co., Pa., seven miles north of Com
dersportlos the Wellsville Rawl. 1:44
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[Written for the Potter journal.]
THLNGS ARE NOT WHAT THY SEEK
Stolen waters are the sweetest,
Hidden streams the softest flow;
Happiest hours are the fleetest,
Wayside flowers the softest blow.
Darkest days fl ve rosiest mornings,; ,
Foulest thoughts the best adornings.
Sunny climes have storms and tempests,
Choicest trees bear bitter fruits;
Serpents lie in greenest bowers,
Poison lurks in sweetest flowers;
And the sweetest of ou- roses
Spring from ugly, tangled roots.
Shadows sit beside the sunlight,
And the brown shell sweetly sings;
While the sky abOve is weeping,
And the North-wind, onward sweeping,
Tokens from the far-land brings.
From the storm-eland's pent up darkness
Darts the brightest lightning forth,
And the little fairy snow-wreath •
Comes from out the frozen North.
Stars at night a watch are keeping ;
Dreams come to us while we're sleeping.
t! SALLY TIIOIIN.
*to IA r.Aarl.
For the Pater Journal.
EGYPT - AND TUE EGYPTIANS.
"The former treatise which I wrote,"
I was obliged to quit in the middle, in
order not to exceed bounds, and now I be
gin again. I said that the insects did
not kill the animals, but learned after
wards that I hadi, made a misstatement.
There is a little fly which comes only in
the Spring, known as the "Buffalo gnat"
whichsonietimes kills horses. Three years
ago they were so numerous as to do great
execution and damage, by creeping into
the nostrils and vitals of the horses, and
so killing them. I. could nit learn that
they were fatal to other domestic animals.
I spoke of bright spots in the dark land.
,One incident will exemplify the state
ment. Riding in the stage (Oh, suck a
stage !) over the indescribable calaMity
called by courtesy a road, which operates
as a sort of disjunctive conjunction be
tween Shawneetown on, or rather just
now, in the Ohio river, and G-rayville,
which bears the same relation to the Wa
bash, a load of us were edified by the fre
quent sight of such farms and residences
as were heretofore described. After be
hit jerked, plunged, dragged and shaken
over such obstructions as ornament roads
in Egypt generally, we were informed that
" the slough" wasn't crossable and we
mustgo around; so around we went, right
and left through the woods, dodging trees
and logs, and jumping, stage and all, over
a good many of the latter, I came to re
alize the oft vaunted fact that the west
ern woods are' not so dense as ours, and
can be driven through, almost anywhere;
but anybody who thinks it a blessing
ought to try the experiment. For fear
of breaking the vehicle the geutlemen
alighted, but with an Obstinate and im
mensely uncomfortable gallantry, they re
fused to let the ladies Out, on the plea
that nobody without big boots could
achieve the crossing, supposing we pre
ferred being pounded tender like beef
'steak, and that at the risk of breaking our
necks, to the alternative of getting our
feet wet, with the probability of wiring
down" and having to be pried out with
1 handspikes and rails, like "stalled"oxen.
' John drove to the brink of a jumping-off
pla-ce, and paused to.get " a good ready"
for the Sam Patch-ish experiment before
us. Down went the horiies'head foremost,
of course, and a moment after we had
held their hinder feet on a level with
their heads, we 'were all pitched upon the
forward seat, in spite of 'our preparations
to the contrary. Before we had time to
recover ourselves we went against one side,
and as suddenly tumbled against the op
posite one, and then felti ourselves jerked
up a nearly perpendicular ascent out of ,
the channel of mud and water we had
crossed. After some miles of similar ex
periences we came to sortie comparatively
. good road, and soon emerged into the open
prairie—one of the little ones which oc
cur occasionally among these woods. A
large, handsome white school house, with
window shutters and play-ground—beau
tiful farms neatly fenced with well kept
hedges—a nursery of Osage orange, and
neat farm buildings meC our delighted
and astonished eyes.
"Iloilo!" cried one of the passengers,
" This is a Yankee settlement ain't
No—they. were Ohio andlKentucky peo
ple. But as we came opposite the School',
house the mystery was solved, for there'
was a placard headed "REPUBLICAN
MEETING !" on the door. As One of
the passengers read it, I remarked, 4 That
explains it I" whereat some smiled and
some frowned, but nobody said anything
contrary to it. I couldn' . t help feeling
triumphant, as long as the good road last
ed; to think how 4 , Democratic" Egyptians
had beew endorsing the fruits of "Black
Republicanism" without linowing it until
it wu too late to retract. ' There is hope
bebotea to the f'hkeiples of liite bstooeNcy, aro thepjsszilliogtiort of iffotolitO, gitehttliv Teti's./
COUDERSPORT, POTTER COUNTy, PA., TMtSDAY, JULY 15, . 1858.
for lower Egypt from several facts, whose
existence they have faught desperately
but are -being obliged to yield to. The
principal of these are the in-coming of the
hated, but now indispensable Yankees,
and the operation of the detested, but now
operative free school system.
I have, until lately always thought of
large families as of other extensive nui
sances, but I find myself frequently wish.
ing that every genuine Yankee would fol
low old Dr. Beecher's example in that
respect, so as not only to keep dear old
New England full, but have an inexhaust
able supply of her energetic, liberty-lov
ing, industrial' missionaries to send out,
not only to build school houses and saw
mills and make improvements, but to start
the growth of those brave and hardy ideas
which never . do, and never will originate
in enervating and sickly climates. Their
active and intelligent presence, if they
don't say, dr-even think of the abstract
truth their lies teach, is a constant refu
tation of that bondage-hating creed of
laziness, that it is degrading to toil. The
very fact that the slothful ignoramuses
stand in mortal dread of being outwitted
by Yankee sharpness, drives them to learn
some of.the common kinds of knolwedge
which otherwise they would think they
could get along without, as their fathers
The last stage ride I had in Egypt was
one of the drollest. m Our way lay thro' a
district from which the water had but just
subsided,leaving mud on the bushes in
places six feet from the ground. Of
course tho' it was bright enough overhead
it was rather boisterous under foot I" and
the only other passenger and myself amus
ed ourselves with pulling o,ff as many va
rieties of oak leaves as come within our
reach as we 'passed along. There were
some five or six. There grew some bril
liant flowers on the " barrens' as the
patches of open brushwood, neither timber
nor prairie, are termed. One, a tuft of
bright scarlet, was common, and we com
mented on its novel appearance and beau
ty. The stage driver alighted and gath
ered a handful and gave we; which sim
ple courtesy I never should have expected,
but which I appreciated and thanked
heartily, you may well believe. They were
curious tufts of scarlet bracts and leaves
surrounding some inconspicuous flowers,
and as beautiful as they were singular.
When I classify the varieties of the
genus honzo, I shall have a special place
allotted to the queer tribe called drivers.
Of these, Egyptians stage-drivers are a
unique set of specimens. They are a
kind of land sailors with all the virtues
and views of the marine ones. Drinking,
swearing, fighting and bragging aie char
acteristics of which they are rather proud
than ashamed, and a rough kindness and
rowdyish generosity, with an occasional
gleam of such unexpected phases of a
gentler character, as making leaf toys for
some tired child, or gathering a flower for
a lady passenger, go to make up the com
plement of this type of humanity.
Within ten miles of the railroad we met
a four-year-old specimen of humanity, at
tired in one exceedingly abreviated gar
ment, riding a huge horse barebacked.
A girl, near the beginning of her teens,
was leading the animal, and iustructin. ,
this juvenile specimen of the " noterritr,
ed" in equestrian matters. I think that
"sans culottes" riding school was an orig
inal inveution. They imported no teach
er 'for that!
I have on one or, two occasions found
myself at a loss to know what was meant
by - what was said id my presence—l mean
of things intended to be understood. .
A minister preSiding at the organiza
tion of a Sunday School said, " Next, you
Want for a secretary, somebody pretty
pearl with a pen, so he can record names
as they can be read."
• A young girl comes in from the field
and throws herself in a corner, saying,
" Oh dear ! I'm plumb sick ! we holp pap
py all last week a plantin, and we've 'got
another field to plant, and its a mink' . '
" The. rain will make what you have
planted come up ? " I suggested.
" Law sakes! [ I reckon it didn't need
no rain, for we Riveted heaps on't with
right mud! The Wabash keeps a risin
and a risin, and George's farm is all kiv
eyed so he could run the biggest kind of
a steamboat over his truck patch, and now
its rainin' again. He won't plant any this
year for he lives Ita the bottom!" And yet
though his sister seemed to assert thathe
lived in the bottom of water deep enough
to float a steamer, George wasn't a mer
man, he was only a "sucker."
When I reached the ,railroad and the
prairies, and knew I was out of Egypt, I
could have raised a shout worthy of a.
troop of Cainanches, to find myself among
things which 'seemed more "human." I
like northern land central Illinois, and can
get on well enough with upper Eopt,but
tiir the loweriregions—Oh dear!
The Mississippi is Ow (June 12th)
several miles wide and rising more than
an inch an hour.
It is alnioSt impossible to travel. Roads
are washed away—bridges demolished—
the river Invading the land everywhere.
The water is several feet deep in the stores
on what was once the main business street
in St. Louis, the street navigated by boats,
the steamboats lookipg down on the houses
and. unable to land their freight. , I heard
a gentleman from Louisiana on the boat
I came up on, l say, 'that every plantation
from New Orleans to the Balize was un
der water. People who had two story
houses were living in the second stories,
and the rest had gone off in boats, saving
only the people, for; nothing else could be
saved. " The cattle and horsey stood and
drowned for want of land to go to. Yes
terday a steamer front St. Louis went down
and carried up to the city, the inhabitants
of a. village below, every house of which
was inundated. The water is running in
to the stores on gnu street in Alton.
Both of these cities lie mostly so high
that it would take a Noalician Deluge to
flood thew; but the river streets suffer.
I saw a grove of young cotton woods and
fields of corn and potatoes washing away
as I came up. The flood is _ now nearly
up to the climax of the past—the high
water mark of 1844. The people , here
believe that these deluges occur in peri
ods of seven years, the three last noticed
'being those of '44 '5l, and this one in '5B.
I found the same general belief in a peri
odicity of high waters in the lakes, when
I was in the region of them. I will try
hereafter to hunt up reliable statistics, if
there are any, on the subject. I haVe
got off any subject, and out of Egypt, so
will close, and next time write of wine
thing pleasanter. : LIB.
When you meet, with one suspected
'Of some secret deed of shame, -
And for this by all rejected
As a thing of evil fame;
Guard thine every look and action,
Speak no word of heartless blame,
For the slanderOr's;vile detraction
Yet may soil thy; goodly name.
When you meet with one pursuing
Ways the lost r have entered in,
Working 'out his, own undoing,
• With his reckiesiness and sin ;
Think if placed in his condition,
Wonld.a kind 'word be in vain?
Or a look of cold suspicion
Win 'thee back to truth again?
There are spots that bear no flowers,
Not because the soil is bad,
But the summer's genial shoWers
Never make their. blossomi glad ;
Better have an act that's kindly
Treated sometimes with disdain,
Than by judging others blindly,
Doom the innocent to pain.
From the New rcirkllluatrated Newt
BY MRS. L. H. SIGOURNEY,
There's a concert, a concert Of gladness and
The in °gramme is rich,' and the tickets are
Ina grand, vaulted hall, where there's room
and to spare,
With no gas-lights to eat up the
The musicians excel in their wonderful art,
They have compass of voice, and thegamut
by heart ;
They traveled abroad in the winter recess,
And sang to vakt \ crowds with unbounded
And now 'tis a favor and 'privilege rare
Their arrival to hail, and their melodies share.
These exquisite minstrelg4i fashion have set
Which they hope you'll comply with and may
They don't keep late hours for they've always
'Twould injure their voices, and make them
They invite you to come, if you have a fine ear,
To the garden or grove, 'their rehearsals to
Their chorus is full ere the'sunbeam is born,
Their music the sWeetestat breaking of morn ;
It was learned at heaven's gate, with its
And may teach you, perchance, its own spirit
For thq Potter Journal..
If there is any season of recreation
or rest from the toils and cares of busi
ness, for mankind of cities and towns, it
has surely arrived .now;; Leigh Hunt
says: "Everybody delights in being indo
lent, or in fancying that i he shall have a
right to be so some day or other."
Who that has ever doffed his business
coat for a week. in the hot summer and
fled into the cool, quiet shades of the
country, where, without fear of offending
against the stiff conventional forms and
ceremonies of society in the world, - he
has, to use a.vulgar phrase, "laid around
loose" and enjoyed, to full contentment,
the beauties of nature in its rustic aim
plieity—has ever regretted it, or looked
back, to such a week's . quiet happiness
without heaving a longing sigh? Who
doeS not desire occasionally •
"To see the pleasant fields, the crystal foun
And breathe the' soft sweet "air amongst the
,An old author describtUg the beauties
6 'i _ o
of th c r untry for lite sick of mind, as
well as ;body, says: "A sick man sitteth
nponl a rgreen bank and When the dog
star a'reheth the plains and dries up the
streams; , e lies in ashady bower—Fronde
sub rto ,ea ferventia teraperat- astra—
aiid f:ed: his eyes with variety of objects,
herbs, tree and flowers; to comfort his
misery h receives many delightful smells
and •is .• rs are filled with the sweet and
Irmony of• !Ards; good God;
what a ' napany of pleasures hest thou
made for an l" And if God has creat
ed thesti sources of pleasure for man, has
he not ails° implanted a Strong desire in,
our h i caita to enjoy them t. History and
Biogrhphy, of all•eras has shown that /be
has—our own hearts tell us this. Men
of nearly all professions and ,occupations
requie, l and a great many of the city
men who caneafford it, take a week's rec
reation in the Summer. Some of those
whom forttine has smiled on beyond their
deserts, rush to the fashionable watering
placed, to pamper their, vanity, to admire
riches,l and display, and to be admired for
riches 'and ostentation ,by people precisely
like themselves, whose God is the al
and who care no more about
Nature and her summer beauties than
they care where the cream used in their
coffee is' manufactured when they are at
der in si
4 men of eminent piety and learn
themselves olthts season to wan
>olitude through the depths of the
"far from the bniy haunts of men"
right and left, sprea-d far away,
Fens only lit by ftre-fly's ray,
Dark with a tangled growth of vine,"
in holyleontemplation they may worship
the great, Creator - at his shrine of Nature.
Again, there are thousands of city - Men
who, when this season arrives, hie with
pleasing' anxiety—some to the country
homes of their boyhood—others to favor
ite resorts on the sea shore—and others
of a sporting turn of mind, ;to the cool
trout streams of the mountains to angle,
where (las Burton Rays of such men,)
"they will wade up to the arm-holes upon
such occasions . ; and voluntarily undertake
that, to satisfy their pleasure, which a
poor man for a good stipend would.scArce
be hired' to midergo. And if so "be the
angler catch ne fish, yet he hath a whole
some walk to I the brook-side, pleasant
shade 14 the sweet silver streams; he
bath gold air and sweet smells of fine
fresh meadow flowers; he hears the mu
sic of running waters and the melodious
harmony of birds &c. which he thinketh
better then any sport which can be made."
To a great many men of this latter class,
-little Potter" has become a favorite sum
mer retreat, andis annually growing more
popular as such: For the last ten years,
numbers' of men of the highest :respecta
bility haVe come here to stay for a week
or two in Summer to enjoy the quiet rus
ticty ahiCh our county affords,, and to
have the fun of catching themselves suf
ficient treat - for their own consumption
while here. These - men have expended
hundreds of dollars annually in the coun
ty as an equivalent for, this enjoyment,
but notwithstanding this; they are-to be
preventediby law from fishing in certain
streamsin this county for the future.
In 1852 our State Legislature passed
a law, at the' instance of the Representa
tive from this District, making it a crime
for non-residents of this State to fish in
Pine Creek, or any of the branches or
tributaridsi of the Sinnemahoning Ike: in
this county, under penalty of ten dollars
for every offence. Since its passage as .a
law, few persons ever troubled themselves
about enforeingl it—certainly none on the
first fot4 of the Sinnemahoninn•—and it
has remained a "dead letter on our stht
lace" until the 16th inst. when four gen
tlemen were arrested in Sylvania and only
escaped the penalty by want of evidence
to prove them non-residents of the State.
It is the opinion of an, eminent lawyer,
given at the request or the writer of this
article, that the law is unconstitutional.
Sec. 2. of Art. 4., of the Constitution of
the U. S., reads thus : "The citizens of
each state shall be entitled to all privi
leges and immunities of citizens in the
several states." Sec. 2. of Art. - 1., of
the same instrument, reads thus . "This
Constitution; and the laws of the U. S.,
which shall be made in pursuance there
of * * * shall be the supreme law
of the land; and 'the judges in every
state shall be bound thereby, anything in
the Constitution or laws of any State to
the contrary !notwithstanding. Shade
of Webster, ghat does this mean ?.
The international law between, ancient
Ephesus and Syracuse, upon: which
Shakespeare 'founded his "Comedy of
Errors, was- enlightened in comparison
with this law against fishing, enacted by
the Legislature of the Keystone State of
the model Republic of the world, in A. D.
1852, because if it was absurdly severe,
it was purely peciprocal ; whereas, if any
of us has
. a brother residing in any other
State ofithe Union, if we visit him, we are
entitle& to all 'privileges and immunities
of eitize l li f 3 of the State in .which he re
sides. .the law Permits my igother to
TERM.- 41.25 PER
fish where he reSides, it Permits me also;
but should he visit me heo in Potter, Co.,
where fish are so abundant in our streams,
I must caution him not. to amuse himself „
for an hour by fishitn.lest th e violate the
statute; but if he is keen '
,for the sPort,
he may walk with, end See me, one of
the resident sovereigns, pnll 'cm out I--
Surely, this is liberty and rituality.
In your issue , of May 20, one of your
correspondents, ("J.' S. g.,") writing :
from New York, after having head the
great H. Ward Beecher preach, in con=..'
eluding his. comments on the eloquent
sermon he had heardi'made the noble
fer to pay theezpenses of the Rev. gen
tleinan's trip, if he could only be induced
to come to Coudersport and deliver a ser- •
mon. The offer was generous one, and
was no doubt prompted by the truly
christian desire' o do good to otlient..
mention this because. l'J. S. 1%1." could
not have known when he was writing •
from N. Y., that' H. W. Beecher intended
to be in Coudersport thissummer on his
way to Mr. Carson's, in Sylvania where
he had promised to amuse himself for a
few days iu company with Professor Ray
mond, of Brooklyn, his-near neighbor,
and one of his most intimate frrends.--- .
And once here, and knowing bow
highly and sincerely lie is esteemed by
the people of this county, I have no doubt
of his being easily induced to speak to us.
But if he hears, as doubtless he will, of
the arrest of the- men for fishing in Syl
vania, it is probable he will not come, and
if he does, his.friends must caution hint
not to indulge in the innocent amusement
of trout fishing, lest he violate the atat
ute and be arrested to pay the penalty,
because every person, knows Where Ira
In conclusion, I would ask : Is.such
law as this relative to fishing, calctdated
in the enti to be beneficial or injurious to t ,
the interests of the people "of this county.?
If the former, then let some one "learned
in the law" set forth the wherefore. If
the latter, then let immediate steps be -
taken to have the law repealed.
SYLVANIA, Pa., June 25, 1858..
READ AND REFLECT
A Short Patent Serinon.
BY DOW, JUN
MY DEAR FarENDs.-- , The debt that •
sits heaviest upon the conscience of a mor
tal—provided he has one—is the debt due
the printer. It presses 'harder• on one's
bosom than the nightmare, galls the Soul,
frets and chafes every eriobling sentiment, •
squeezas all the juice of fraternal sympathy
from the heart, and leaves it drier than
the surface of a roasted potato.. A man
who wrongs the printer out I da single _
red cent can never expect to enjoy the-
comforts of this world, and may well have
doubts of finding happiness in any other.
Oh, you ungrateful sinners I -If you .
have hearts moistened with the dew of
mercy, instead of gizzards lied with '
gravel, take heed what I say unto you.,
If there be one among you in this-con
gregation who has not settled his account
with the printer, go and adjust it immer
diately, and be able to hold up your heads
in'Society like a giraffe—be: res pected by
the wise and good—free from. torture of
a guilty conscience, -the mortification of
repeated dons, and escape' from falling '
into the clutces of lawyers,.which is one'
and the same thing. If ydu are 'honest -
and honorable men, you will go forthwith
and pay the printer.
You will not go to-morrow, because -
there is no to-morrow ;' it is a visionary re- .
ceptaele for unredeemed promises—an
addled egg in the great nest l'of the fu-
ture—the debtor's hope, the creditor's
curse. If you are dishonest!, the
w minded '
sons of Satan, I dont supposP you will
pay 'the printer, as you have no reputa-. '
(ion to lose, no character tb sustain, no - -
morals to cultivate. But let m i n'tell you,
my dear friends, that if you don't do it,
your path to the toonib will be I strewn ,
with thorns ; your will have do gather your
fooil from brambles ; your children will
die of dysentery ; yourselves never enjoy
the hlessings of health. ..1
T once called upon a sick person whom
the doctors had given up as a gone ease 4
I asked him if he had made his peace with
his: Maher? He said he thought-he had . ''.
squared up. I inquired if lie.* forg.iv-
en his enemies. He replied, yea. I. thee
asked him if he had paid the . ,printer ?.
He' hesitated a moment, and then said he ,
believed he owed him about two jdollara
and fifty cents, which he desired to he
paid before he bid g,cod-bye to tXo world; .
His desire was immediately gratifled j and
he from that moment became onvales
cent. He is now' li,ving in the enjoyment ,
of good health and prosperity; at peace . '
with his conscience, his God, and the
world.: Let him be an example Icir you,.
my friends: Patronize the .prmter,' take'
the .Potter Journal and pay for it lin id—
va rice, and your days will be long on the
earth, and overflowing with the honey - 2of