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VOLUM XV. -- NITEEBER 8.
M.! W. Mciklarney, Proprietor.
$1.5• PR yEAR, INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE.
,t, *Deioted to the calve of Republicanism,
the interests of Agriculture, the advancement
of Education, and the bPst good of Potter
'aunty. Owning no guide except that of
Principle, it will endbaver to aid in the work
of mere fully Freedomizing our Country.
' Airrrattsamewrs inserted at the following
rates, except where special bargains are made.
1 Squaie [lO-lines] 1 insertion, - 50
1 I, 3 61 - - $1 50
Each subsequent insertion less than 13,
I Square three months, 2 60
I " six " 400
" nine " 5 50
I " one year, -- - - - 6 01)
1 &lima six months, -- - -- - 20 00
Administrator's or Executor's Notice, 200
Business Cards, 8 lines or less, per year 5 00
Special and Editorial Notices, pe. tine, 10
* * *All transient advertisements must be
paid in adv - ance, and no notice will be taken
of advertisements from a distance; unless they
are accompanied by the money or satisfactory
* * *Blanke, and Job Work of all kinds, at
tended to promptly and fAitlifolly. •
EULALIA LODGE. No. 342,, if A. M.
STATED Meetings on the 2nd and 4thlVednes
days of each month. Also Masonio.gather
tugs on every Wednesday Eve ding. for work
and praeti4at their Hall in Coudersport.
TIMOTHY IVES, W. M.
CAHVEt. HALER. See'y.
JOHN S. MANN,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
~ Coudersport, Pa., will attend the several
Courts in Potter and Wlienn Counties. .All
busirwcs entrusted in his care will receive
prompt attention. Office , corner of West
and Third streets.
ARTHUR G. GL3ISTED,
ATTORNEY Ac COUNSELLOR AT LAW,
Coudersport, Pa., will attend to all business
intrusted to his care, with promptnes and
idc'ity. Office on Soth-west corner of Main
And Fourth streets. 1
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
attend to all business entrusted to himorith
care and promptness. Office on Second st.,
near the Allegheny Bridge.,
F. W. KNOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
regularly atte.id the Courts in Potter and
the adjoining Counties.
0. T. ELLISON,
PRACTICING PHYSICIAN, Coudersport, Pa..
respectfully informs the citizens Of the vil
lage and vicinity that he will promply 're
spond to all calls for professional services.
Office on Main st., in b•iilding formerly oc
.supied by C. W. Ellis, Esq. •
C. S. & E. A. JONES,
DEALERS IN DRUGS, MEDICINES, PAINTS
Oils, Fancy Articles, Stationery, Dry Good:,
- Groceries, kc., Main st., Coudersport, Pa.
D. E. OL3ISTED,
DEALER IN DRY' GOODS,, READY-MADE
Clothing, Crockery, Groceries, kc., Main st.,
DEALER. in Dry Goods.Groccries, Prorision,
Hatdware, Queensware, Cutlery: and all
Goods usually found in a country store.—
Cuudersport, Nov. 27, 1861.
F.B. GLASSMIRE. Proprietor, Corner o-
Main wad Second-Streets, Coudersport, Pot
ter Co., Pa.
A Livery Stable is also kept in conned
• n with this Hotel. -
TAT:AR—nearly opposite the Court House—
will make all clothes intrusted to him in
the latest and best styles -Prices to suit
the times.—Give him a call. -13 41
ANDREW SANDERG & BRO'S.
TANNERS AND CURRIERS.—Hides tanned
en the shares; in the best manner. Tan
. fury on the east side, of Allegany ricer.
Cou4ersport, Potter counts . ; Pa.--4.y 17;6'1
OLMSTED & KELLY,
)EAGER IN STOVES, TIN & SHEET IRON
WARE, Main st., nearly opposite the Court
House, Coudersport, Pa. Tin and Sheet
Iron Ware made to ordet. in good style, on
Still retains as PrincipaI,Mr.E.R.CAMPBELL,
rreeeptress, Mrs. NETTIE JONES GRIDLEY ;,AS
sistant, Miss A. E Cturnim, The expenses
per; Term are : Tuition, from $5 to $6 ; Board.
from $1 50 to $1.75; per week; Rooms for self
boarding from $2 to $4. Etch term commences
upon Wednesday and continues Fourteen
weeks. Fall ternt : Aug.27th,lB62; Winter term.
Doc.loth, 1862 ; and spring term. March 25th,
1103. 0, R. BASSETT, President.
W. W. GRIDLEY, Sect'y.
Lewisville, July 9, 1862 •
Notice is hereby given that the Partnership
neretofore existing under the name of Bouton
•nd Burtis, is this day dissolved by mutual
consent. The business will bo continued by
T. N. BOUTON,
White's Corners. Sept. 30.
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• Old 'Year, good-bye
Titpu hast-been full-of Misery; '
How many thou hest witnessed die;
Thy shirts are stained, with blood-0 fie 1
Tis time For the to 'fly.
Old Year. farewell!
Thou has made maiiy a bosom swell
With sorrow more than words can tell;
Thou - liast.tuitied•paradise to hell.
We mourn not for thy knell.
Old Year, away!
We would not huve,thee longer stay! •
Thou hest shown too mdclrof fight and fray
We long fur quiet in our day—
In mercy, leave us, pray.
New Year, all kali!
Thou contest onward, faint and pale,
Clad in thy icy coat'of
And o'er thy face a dusky veil,
That telis of thee no tale.
New Year, we greet thee
0 better than thy father be,
And let thy hand from blood be free,
And bring us peace and! harmony ;
Then blessed shalt thou flee.
New Year, thy dawh
Is gentle as the mountain faun;
Bury away the dead One gone,
And like the sunrise o'er the lawn,
Arrayed in hope,. come on.
M"lf a woman does keep a secret, i
is priAty sure to be with telling effect.
rel. The man who moved an amend
weal, injured his spineiby the operAion
like your impudence,"as a pretty
gal said when her beau kissed her. -
m."I don't remember having seen
you before," as the lawyer said to his
MrThere is a good• reason why a lit
tle wan should never wurry a bouncing
W . idow. alight be called the "widow's
fa - A lady complaining' that her hus
band was dead to fashionable amusements,
he replied, "But then my dear you wake
me alive to the expense."
fair The evening dews are nature's
tears fur these whe died ie tae day, the
inorniniz dews fur those who have perish.
ed in the night.
j 'le-There is often but a slight senor a ri:on between a woolen's love-aud her hale;
her keen teetlrare very near to her sweet
m...ft is a popular delusion that pow.
der Ull a lady's taco has; the same effect
as io the barrel of a musket—assists her
to go uffi
ttr•There is a truth, accommodated to
our nature, which poetry best conveys.
There is a truth for the reason ; there is
a 'truth fur the passious; there is a truth
fuzi every •charactlr of man.
iter - "WEent tho gods would destroy
they first make mad," and: the example is
a ifood one for our iu_itation. If you
wouldrig demoliA an opponent in argument,
ht make him as toad us you can. .
SIAS of ',doers u-ually learn
nothing right, except to ride. In all
their other exercises, every one bends
and yields to thew; but u horse that is
neither a flatterer nor a courtier, throws
a king's son as tioceretuonioudy as a
ts..Funtedelli3 lived -to nearly a hun-
dred years old. A lady' of nearly the
r•ante age, said to him one! day iu a large
cdmpany, "Mousieur, you and I stay here
so lot.g, that, I've a notion illeath has for
mitten us." “Speak as loiv as you can,"
•Funtenelle, •lest you should rewind
19,,,,The wind is a musician ! Nire ex.
tend a silken thread 'n the crevice of a
window, and the wind finds it and singe
over it, and gdes up.ano . down the scale
upon it, and poor Paganini must go some
where else fur honor, for lo ! the wind is
pertorwing on a single st , ing! It tries
almost everything upon earth, to see if
there is music in it; it persuades a tone
outi'of the great bell in the tower, when
then sexton is at home asleep; it makes a
mournful harp of the giant pines, and it
does • not disdain to try what sort of a
whistle can be made of the humblest
chimney in the world. flow- it will play
upon a great tree; till every leaf thrills
with the note in it, and wind up the river
that runs at its base, for a sort of mur
muring, accompaniment. ,And what a
melody it sings when it gives a concert
with a full choir of the waves of the sea,
and performs an anthem between the two
worlds, and goes up, perhaps to the stars,
that love music most and sang it the first.
Then how fondly it haunt's old houses;
wooing under the eaves, singing, in the
halls. opening old doors without fingers,
and'sighing a measure of some sad old
song around the fireless and deserted
bebotea to the , Tkificipies of Ihtle kallochey, i m a. the Disselpirptioq Noilli:tp, t.ifetlfittPo i 4Ob Webs.
GOING AND CO3IING.
COUEE'SPORT, POTTER. COUNTY, PA., WEDNESDAt,FEEIRUARYII, 1863.
THE LOST KEY.
"My dear . Philip. have you seen my
porta mow:aloe 7"
Mr. Walter's brow contracted slightly
at the words, and he drew away the hand
which had been caresbing his wife's pret
"Is that port•ntohnoie ll:Tat again P . "
"Nom Philip," said the little woman.
with a word of pretty penitence in the
lengthened monOsvilable, "don't scold
Upon my wore, it's the first time 'l've
mislaid it this whole mottling."
hit is too provoking, Jane," said the
husband pushing back the books on the
table before him with a movement denot
ing intense irritation. "Will you never
break yourself of this careleba babit; my
Jano was silent, looking down like a
very naughty child who had been chid
"You don't know what an annoyance
these heedless, habits lire to a methodical
man like Myself, dear," he added, in a
gentler tone, as the coral lip, began to
tremble and the eye to suffuse. "Do try
to be more thoughtful, for my suke.!
Here is your lost treasure," he added,
quietly drawing a tiny case of pearl and
gold from his pocket. found it lying
on the stairs, and thought it a most es•
cellent opportunity for giving my careless
little wife a lesson !"
Jane clapped her hands at thessight of
the restored treasure, and i danced out of
the room in girlish glee. ..
"A perfect child," . murmured the hus
band, looking after her with a smile and
tt sigh blending unconsciously Into 'one
another. "Well, if I don't make haste,
I shall be too late for that engagement in
the city. Let me see—the notes art, in
my iron safe, I believe. Nothing like
locking up things and keeping the keys
yourself. If Jane only followed my -es
Mr. Walter paused abrustly, iseeking
in his various pockets, with nervous haste,
for something which seemed not to be
"Very strange," muttered he, biting
his lip "I always put it in that waist
coat* pocket. Possibly I may have laid it
on the table among those papers."
The aforesaid papers rustled hither and
thither, like animated snow-flakes,, as
Mr. Walter hurriedly :sought - atnong
their confused masses, but it was. 'all la
".1. can't have lost it," he exclaimed, ie
dire perplexity. "Atkd every tne of those
notes is locked up ill the;safe, with no
earthly chance of ever getting at it ! But
I am certain the key can't be lost—l
never lose anything'? It won't do to,wait
litany more just put on a
clean shirt and run dtiwn town. Hang
that confounded key!"
Mr., Walter hastened to his dress.
g room to complete the derails of him
toilet, ere he left the house; but his in
ale. were nut yet destined to terminate.—
He was_ a methodical wan, therefore his
wardrobe was carefully locked ; he al
ways kept things in one place, therefore
they welt) snugly lepusing in one corner
of the ioaceessible iron safe.]
'He rushed frantically bdck to ihe3i
brary, hoping faintly that the key niig:ll
be on the mantel piece, where he had 1101
yet searched. Nu, it was nit there ; but
a treacherous inkstand was, the contents
whereof, by one unlucky sweep of the
elbow, descended in an ebon cataract oVei.
his shirt-front—theshirt•front upon which
alone he had depended !
"Well, here is a catastrophe!" he mur
mured, gloomily, stanching the inky flu*
with his pocket•handkerehief "11 . owey.
cr, I can button my coat over for the
present. Let Inc see—there is that mo
ney I promised to pay Smithson to-day,
Ile stopped short; a cold dew of dis
may breaking out on his forehead—the
money-drawer was a •fixture, of the iron.
Penniless and shirtless, what more des
penile Mate of affairs could his won't en
envy desire for him ? There was a lower
deep yet, however7—would he oot be char-
acterlel.s, likewise, if his wife should. by
any in opportune chance, discover that
he, - the model cf rule and order, had lost
his key ! So thought Mr. 'Walter, as he
went off to a day of perplexities cud woi ;
tifications in the_eity.
"If ever I tease June again about ios
ing things," he muttered inwardly, as he
entered the room on returning home.
hope to be drowned with a hundred;
weight of keys about my peek ! lt's cer,
taiuly a judgment upon me !"
He unbuttoned hie coat as he snoko,fot.'
getful of the ink-stains cf the morning.
Jane utterrd a faint scream and shrank
back, exclaiwiug :
"My dear Philip, what is the matter
with your shirt ?"
'The matter! Oh !" said he, coloring
and laughing, "I reniernber now—l spilt
a little ink over it thiS morning. It don't
"Do let me get you another, dear !"
"No, no," said 1 eagetly detaining
her; it isn't ut all. worth while. Du sit
down; and be easy; my level" •
But Jane started away to carry her
baby up to tilt hiarsery. '.Just as she
reached the ,door something jingled softly
ih the paaet of hit. liitte i silk apron+
she stor pad in the, passage: •
"Oh, by the way, Philip'•,. here is the
key; to your iron safe.. I found it on tlie
dining-room table this, aftetnoon ; and."
she added,_ With .•an. arch sparkle. in .1.6 r
rogu.sh eves, "I thought it jiyould be Wu
exCellent opportunity 'for giving my 110.
band a •leSson !" 1'
She Mid the key in his htittd,. and ran
out of the room, as he receded involufi
tarily froM the sound of hieown pedamt
tic words. As 'ha contemplated the
gleaming sear& of the little mischief
maker, in'Tningledridelight and .mortifica•
tiom the echo of Jane's tuerry / laughter
on the stairs reached Lis oar like a chiuie
of silver b ells
Ile laughed. too-4e couldn't help it!
Mrs. Jane Walter was a discreet little
female. She never alluded 'to the hub•
ject of keys again, and her husband was
never after known to rapronch her for
JOHN DEAN AND *P.LISE3 DOKER.-A .
few years 'pito the marriage Of Miss B.
key, of New York, With . her father's coach
man, John Dean, set all the scandal
mongers of Got ham ; in a fever., The New
York, correspondent of, the Philadelphia
Inquirer thug continues "the strange
After their marriage the 'couple, not
withstanding their' differenthringingup,!'
lived happily enough together, in email
cottage over in Williamsburg: The hus
band obtained an Office in
[louse, and saved money enough to open
a public house at the foot of Grand street,
illiamsbnrg. But, alas, tbrJolin Dean i ,
he could not keen a hotel. It is said he
was "his Own best, custumer," and as a
natural result he commenced, treating his
wife badly', In a Isllort while all their
inoney.was' spent, and with pOverty cow
ing a4,the door, love, as usual,,flew out at
the witiclo4 .Johut beat and abused hig
wife, but all this she put up, with, until
vtarvation stared her in the :face when
she was compelled to ask admission into
the almshonse. The petition 'was grant
ed, and the fashiom ble. elegant and ac
complished belle of the Fifth Avenue—a
few years ago—is now the associate of
beggars and paupers: •
THE SIMPLE OECEET.—Tvi6ty cieraS
in a store; ,twenty bands inn printing or,
fice ; • twenty apprentices in a•Ship-yard;'
twesity young men in a wan
to get 'on in the World. and expect to do
so. One 'of the clerks will become al'
partner and make a fortune;,
One of the
COlllptrSitOrB: will own a newspaper and,
become an influential citizen ; one of the
apprentices Will become a master builder;;
one of the : .young !villagers ..Will get a'
I handsome farm and live like a patriarch
—but . ivitich one is the lucky individual?'
'Lucky I' there is no Juek about it. .The
'thing is almost as certain as the Rule of
Three. The younefellow who wilt dis
tance his cnuipetito.s iS be who masters
his business; who preslerves his!integrity.
who lives eleanly and purely, who de'vores
his leisure to the aeirisition 'of knowl
edge,. who never gets; in debt. "who gain's
friends by deserving ilieut, and who saves
his spare money. There are. Stone ways
to fortune shorter than this Old dusty
highway-- 7 bnt the staunch men of the
community, jam melt who achieve some
thing really worth he',Ning, gootb fortune,
goOd name, and serene old age, all go in
A.llArto -, never made
'a juke io life, yet no wan .ever had
wore made at his eipense. On one oc
casion, while a candidate for , Congress,
lie` teas making a speech in a! Country
school house to an audienel of, country
farmers, who were, isti general:4de, very
attentive listeners, Jue however,
formed an acception. Ile had been par
taking rather liberally of Vili;esky straight,
under the influence of which, com
wows, 'uncle:in a tone rather ouder than
a stage whisper, wete exceedingly annoy
tog•to the speaker. Jim prepared fur his
grand effort. ti "31y Mewls," said he "I
am proud to' see around-we to-Right the
hardy yeomanry of the laud, for I rove
the agriculttiral interests of the country,
and well may 1 love ihnin, fellow Citizens,
.fur I was' born. a farWer=the happiest
days of.iuy youtil werespeot in the peace
ful avocations of the son 'af the ;soil. If
.1 ninny be allowed tol use the figurative
expression,, my friend, I may Say I was
raised betvreen two tWvs of corn," "A
puinkin by thunder exclaimed the in- ,
Though death is before the old man's
face, be way be as near the young man's
back. • '
The sunset clouds ail) the visible song
of the day that is dead!
L A Fragment.
Hlnw beautiful she is l I gaga on hi+,
As the old miser counts-his hoarded iVealth
With tl:lit o sole differcn6e—his regard surveys
The precious heap. and finds it still deficient
Still it loth lack what his b'e.t-anxious heart
gost eagerly desires; but when my eyes .
Op rend -the soft perfectiori of her face,
I think the fates have granted me enough:
I knew not such ielicity could br
On this side heaven ; sad with requited lore,
Supremely blest and happy, pass on, world,
Ottgood or bad alike thy ways to me, .
my OFC world, where nothing I regret -
Blit that a life so sweet should be so brief.
Ad teeverieardit :tkiottantaa
Lueretia Granville: was engaged to be
Married to Francis, Duke at Buckingham
at" the tone he fell in battle, : slaiu by
h' ud, it was said, of Cromwell himself.
T se lady', on receiving thelintelligence of
the Duke's death, vowed to avenge it up
ori the 'person of Cromwell. For three
years she exercised heraellin firing with
;lauds at a mark, nod that she might not
be terrified by the appearance of her.vic
tun, she selected, fur her target a portrait
of[the Usurper; and as soon as she thought
herself.Perfeet, she sought an opportunity
tol gratify her revenge. But. Cromwell'
rai•ely appeared in public, and when he'
did -it !Was 'with such caution that fete
coHuld approach him. ..An occasion at last
occurred—the city of London resolved to
*lye tflin'agniticent banquet in honor of
the Protector, who from, political motives
Idetermined"to wake his entrance into the
icily with all the splendor of royalty.—
Upon this being made public, the curies
itv of all tanks was excited; the enraged
lady resolved not to.loose so favorable an
opportun l ity for carrying out her evil. de.
mo nd . llt so happened that the proceS•
si3u was appointed to pass through the
idry street in whlch . she resided; and a
balcony lbefore the first story of her house
yitilded her full scope for putting her,long
meditated design' into effect. On the
flair appointed she seated heranlf, with
seieral . female companions, in,the balco
nyl; and on this Occasion—fur the first
tithe since her lover's death—she east
aside ber sable ; attire, and appeared in
.. ' -mtigeoui apparel.., It Was not without
the greatest exertion that she concealed,
the violent emotion -Under which - she la.'
botted; and when the increasing pressure
of ithe crowd indicated *he approach of .
Cromwell, her feelings became io power.'
full that she nearly - Sainted. However,
she recovered just as the Protector or:
Hied within a' , few paces of the baldony.
Hastily drawing a pistol from;under her
garment; . she deliberately tooliaim and
firel; but a suddewetart, which th.t lady
who sat near her wade on beholding the
weapon, Owe it a different direction to
what was. ;intended, and. the ball kiiled
thehurge rode by - Henry Cromwell,.The
, 1 '
Pretector's sun. . The event immediately f
arrested the cavalcade, and Cromwell-z - -.
at the same time that he cast a fierce look
of mdigOStion toward the balconyi--be
held a' singular spectacle, More than
mercy females might lie seen un their
knees, imploring his mercy .with uplifted
hands, miltile only one stcodtindaunted
in the midst of them, and, looking down
coritemptUously on. the Protector ex
",Tviant, it was I who dealt the blow;
nor should I rest satisfied with killing a
hortieinsiend of a tiger, *ere I not bolt•
vii eed that before another sear is passed
'your destiny would bo seal e d " •
pie Multitude, enraged at this fern.
'don's attempt to assassinate the chief per.
'Bon i in the realm, were about to tear down
the,,liouse, when Cromwell bried aloud,
• with great coolness and intrepidity.
i.Besist 'my frieads! Alas ! poor wo
man, she knows not what silo does !"
• Se saying, he pursued his course. But
Very, speedy orders were issued to secure
ithelperson of the - offender, and Lucretia
[Granville passed her days as the inmate
1 41:that old ifasse D. Wight;
took!the trouble to *rite a. letter to the
Deinacratle members ot the Indiana Leg
islature declining to bee candidate for U.
S. Senator. In this eph.tle the old rascal
denOunced hia expulsion from the Senate
as un out rrge upon the freedom of speech,
rind ab as Sault upon imu aculate virtue
tie blandly denies the
. right of the gov,
e4lnnent to wa l ge war against the seceded
Steeps, is elauorous for peace, and in
dulges in 801110 very incoherent drivel
Ingt„The Boston Journal gives . a bio.
graphical :loch of the Pirate SEMMES.
Thei only remarkable feature about his
Career, previous to the rebellion la, that
he had been sponging his living out ,ot
the Ciovernineut since boyhood- 7 -getting
tliirt'y,: year's pay for tee years' . service.
.AcOet Setnuies found the Federal Gov
einnient so horribly oppressive and odi
ors that he made haste to join its enemies
and tissist iu the work of destroying it.
;>t ;Over one tlioustu;.l persons were
killed and wounded by-railroad, and over
three hundred, by steamboat accidents,
l eighteen millions of dollars
worth .of property' , destroyed, during the
Fist year. L '
TERDTS.L.SI.SO PER. mritra
Ahheined OS , lice; -hither.
,Little ',Sallie Iwas the daughter of ad
honest blacksmith, and itas
earnt.hearted ehild. A new !lonia had
been erected' on a high hill ly it fine
gentleman, from the city, ; *it
quite delighted le see ,in his iarrd
drawn by! two tbay horses, ti sweet little
girl about I her own age. Ogee *ben ithe
was in the shop, they stopped to say
something to Giles about shoeing .b%
horses; and Sallie smiled at Luoverkti
return thrnw.her a nice red- epic Ai
caught it ao nicely that thoi tPut - ti
heartily end beisame -friends; for :little
children have none of that mean pride
Whioh welsometime 80'3 artiong older peal
pie, till they are tauAhl it.
i One day. when Sallie was &need Veit
neatly, she asked leave to. take, a
and [mat : her steps toward thesmansiod
on the hill. She did not know how td
go round by the road, 80 she climbed opei
the &nee end Wall 'lilt the reached the
Amanda. 'there to her delig*it, she sail
Lucy on a little gray pony Whiiit . tfiti
coachman was leading carefully"by
,droVe_ op to the wall and
asked in a kind voice, "havelou berries
to sell little ghl ?''
She laughed, and said, "Isionn•Sailiii;
don!: you remember we, I come to plij
with you a little while. Nay that man
open the iron gate for me? It-is *al
"1 troolii like to play with- you and to
let you ride on my pony," replied Vali
ant tittle '.Lucy, "nut I know mitinnii
would not alloW nee to play with pod."
"Why not ?" asked Sallie in wonder,:
"I never spy nanghty words.. add I'm all
dressed clean this afternoon."
"Oh,",said Lucy, "it is-because yob
father works with his shin sleeves rnliad
up and has a smutty face and hands.",
"Oh, the smut washes' off!" replied
the innocent child. '"Ile is always dead
in the eveningl and when_he
Sunday plothes on, lie's the hauclsornest
wait in the World. Mother it pretty di
the tithe." '
"Oh, bat--mamma .Would . not lei VA
in I know, b.ecatise,sour fathershoeSil4r2
tier - lidded Lucy.
"That is noharm l is it ? Don't Your
father want his fortes shod?" asked thil
"Yes; but she won't let me play with
poor peOple's children," answered Luoy.
"We're not poor, we're very rich;" re.
plied Sallie . Fittlier owns the hiititre Old
the shop and we've got a mil* and aid;
and', twenty chickens, and the darlingesl
little baby'boy in the world l"
But after all this argument little tudY
shook her head sadly and said,q wouldn't
dare to ask you in, - but I'll give ion sound
SO Sallie Went habit oVel• the tenet tint
Ball tronderino much at what had palsied:
Then fur the first time in her lati iho
wished dial her father would *ear Mil
Sunday 'clothes every day, jiitt al lilt
minister, anititge dactor and Lucy's fathz
er did 3h felt almost ashamed of wild
—so noble, ;and kind and good—as qri
entered the; slop to wait for him. Bho
stood by the forgo trying to thjnY the
sight of the; sparks as they danced nod
fought eatli!olhei• after each aioki) Or the
,„Tat her thoughts werb so
troubled that she could not see thEht, nor
the beautiful pictures which tile always
found beforn In the blating tire ; Moon:
aliVele all were'
irotie, and there was iibthing ten. in the
bladit - thop bitt a Foal fire, hilt and
a smutty ,mitit I Tears canna intd.Sallie'S
eves, but she crowded them baOit becaussi
she could not tell Why she shed them.
The fire ins out.; the blacksmith pulled
off his apron, laid aside his hammSE; and
took the-soft hand of Sallie in his own
Lard and smutty one; For the.first tired
in her life she withdrew it to see if thil
black came, Off. atitt Oen the Oara Camii
in cracking and whizzing; and to herjoi
she saw Hale Lucy on the platform wait;
ing for her father. The conduetid• helbett
him froin the steps,od lie called , out ,id
Ludy. "Take my hind, child ;"
p u t both he- hands up to her face tii fiide
it,. and sprung back into , the ,Eiiiiags
alone; while the Ooaditnan. wil l, a tiluAt:r
ing face, almost lifted alb ilitelydiessett
gentleman into it. Oh What a sad. sad
sight ! He 'had beets drinkiog wigs till
his reason was gone, gad be could sot
walk, so his bin sweet child was astdiged
of hico !
Theti Sallie grasped the hard taint of
Giles not earibg now wittthet tho 1111113 t
rubbed Off\ or not, and told hitn,atl that
was In her bean. "Ob, father," she cried;
"I was en Wicked that I was just begin:
Wag to be aehamed of you because yotti
face *as black, and you did not dress-up
like a gentleman all the time i I am . Ad
glad you are a blacksmith instead tit *
drunken Man Poor, poor little Lucy I
She is ashamed of her father altimegichei
has on a fine coat and guld buttons °s hit
erbeoried for 46 inint,
didn't get it: • .