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cALMELIDET, P 1 opriptor.
to the eaude or Re publicouleza, the In
the advnrwlve:lt of Education,
Potter county. 4/wning no guide
ria,ciple, it will endeavor tonid in the
Olly Ffeedomizittyp , ur Country. •
tereet4 of-A gri
and the _hest g.
ossept that of..
wroik of morb
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3 insertion , -- - --- --- ----, 200 '
aunt insertion less than 13.-- 40
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is ce - Exec dor's 1 4
. ditorial Notices per fine ...... 2. 20
-lent advertisements inset ' be paid in
notice will be taken of adver tk,ulnents
~ unleei they . are aroOrr.palaied by the
actors. reference. , ..-;
W31:1 t ran
front a diatAnc
pones- ar antis,
, of all Undo, executed xvith neatncs
and d..apateh. I
`,‘ ESS NOTICES
•cept ea Ancient :York Masons
ODGE, co. 332, F. A.M. Ftete'd
on the 2 and_4th '"edeet , :tpioi each
In the V..'d Stork of tb olmtoed Aleck.
,See. SWEAR., tv.ll.
0 1'; ELLISON„ H. D.,
Free and AL
G P Yiz. IC IA Cuticle r sport,. Pa..
y °forms Lao titmene, ort viltaue arm
=. will promptly reNponl to ral call. , for
cites. 0111,:f. on First &treet, nrsi door
vicinity that h
prot,s.4ion , lge
west'of his ree,
JOHN H. 111 ANN,•
eIND COUNSELLOR AT LAW
Caaueren cu untie,s., bu r •mier,rer
'care will 'Meet romp: attenziou.
..21.reet., in re.larnee.
to totter 4n4
trusted to • I
()Moe on Mai
;-TED and . L4RR,II.I3tE,
VS AT LAW, Cuuderepbrt, Penn's
nni to sl.l kusiuesi entru6tett to then
puma mid fidelity_ Will al-o, anent.
rte tu the atlj oini..; cou.ines. Wile(
torey a the (Amsted Mock.
AL -Will att
care with pca
she several Col
In the s,eoud'.'
[l.-AT-LAW, Cooder-port, Pa.,
ail bc,itii%ts entrutted to him Fitt ear.
At'ondi C.,u , ls of alljuiolug'coui.
t32cololdtret.,2_,oeartbe Allegany Uridg
F. w. KNOX,
Y AND COU.INT6ELLOIL AT LAW
port, Pn.„.w.it litteud the uou:ts in Pu!.
joiuuiC efll.llll •
`er and• the a,
t. D. zur-r£ll, IL D.,
PTri - sicr and Surgeon icaoll respeefully In
form th 'eitiinks of Coudersi , ort
that he has •penedan - (Nice in the C;JudefFpor:
Hotel, and wiolhe ready at all times to make pro
feAsional Be S; a regular graduate of But - rd.
Medical Co 'l 'e of Jan' 1
• 0 "', EL 1.40 N .1- T.:104.P.50N.
TVEALES. :iii Drays, Medicines, rai to, 00
! 11 . ,Varnleu e, La i.e and Fal vi
se, rile ter, Book, 0
; al. Kinds —s3c.. t
A and Niies,ilanenue., tii,rn..nerz, .Ink,
i Oex. Iu hi till lugs old Jo9lry S;Aue.. Jan- 1,'87:
• . • • LEV. •11re-4..LARNEIC,
TTOR E 11. a entascno, Penn'n.—
Agent.- for the Collection of el.tiLar , a.g:th.tit
'utta :Antes tuntsutte t.overument.,u •12 as L'eu&;o.l,.
BoUnty,..trreire urnif,d:C-9.ldre.s4 Blx. 95, arr,huri.
W. H. MILLER J. C. M.SLARSE)
REA.L ES CATE aiel ISSUE. iNdE. AGENT.—
:o,:ght and Sold, TaXt.6" paid•nud
luvetstigateel. Insure , : property
eninpattiee in the Coutitey, and l'ereent , a.Tallt - t Acct
dente In the Travelers Lo•uran , e Company of fleet,
ford. 1111.1111, , ,, transacted prometly
'. H. AWASTRONG,
RE liercuaut, abd Donler in' Bores
Sheet IronsW.re, Main st reet„ Cutick6
Tin vim! Sheet Iron Ware made - t,
Rtyle, on stp.rt notice.
I L_ Tin t
! spurt, Pent. '.
•tiler, in goo
• = I'. A. STEBBINS & Co"
M ER GO l ,. i d i stjr B tyc — aZT' r rON l : l, Z ry n o(u=Ft'' ' 'uT7.
and evcrythi kg asuAlly kept in a good coaary no.e
rroduce ty.Dukla 17
C. U. SMUG: S,
A r EliCili NT—WELLSVILLE 'S. Y., Whole
sale a d Retail Dc.t.
ler in Dry Goods:I - An cy and
elpie Goods Clothing,Lailies DreesG.,ods.Groceries.
Flour, Fend, c, R•tailers supplied ,n liberal terrn.
CLtA.RLEs S. JONES,
!it trEßCßAST—Dealet's in Drugs. Medicines, Paints,
I 11l Oils, Fancy Artnelee, Stationery, Dry Good,
Groceries, (4., Math Street, couder,:nort.. Pa . '
.1 D. E. oJLISTED,
l E ITLIIY - 6r D oc e t e r r c tn Ng • ce " r 7o3 . "-11,,e.a u 4 r Y-RT,
Provir 0116, Main Ftreet, Couderepoit,
NT—Dealer in Dry Goods. Cirncerie , ,
ions, Eltirdwftre, Quee:uw•are, ,Cutiery,
n•uwlly found. in country store.
31 E v , 27.4 1
and all (100,i
. • t IYDEB.SPORT HOTEL.
c•v.E. sill,YEA,Ptiorat PrO,R., Corner of 11.tOn
and • ocnnd fitreets Coodeitsport ,Potter Co• Pa.
.6 .e.ry Stlble LA also kopt in eon: ection with this
4lotel. - Stritres to and from the Railroads.
ter Journal Job-ottiee.
i:LtCly s daed a fine new nseortmpnt
I'.~ to our alrea.ir largo a-sortment
re,pa red to do all Idrids of work, cheaply
e and'neatne,.B. Onie• A AOl i te4l.
Fu aro now
- 7 - 7
i BRAN - House , :
Lewisifille, Potter county, Pennsylvania.
". LEWIS. Proprietor, Ha. in../
B taken t t is exeeihipt Hotel, the proprietor wie,hes
.o .ake the 041it1111CC of the traveling public and
eels oonfla tof 'giving entisfaction to all who ma%
all on him. Feb 12,66 tf
Monuments and Tomb-Stones
f tat- 013.dg, will be furniglied cin reasons
terms and short ilotb••• by
Residence: bonth of
oudersport, Pa., on the Sloneinallo .ing
e volt, - orle, ill.. n•a-;
' iii ,
Rood. or it
, MUSTY and. Al CLAIM AGF.NCI
, us prod:LTA for Soldiera of the preeent
.e disabled by reason of wound.; received
mtracted while in the service of toe Unite,
!ponsiona, bonoty, und arreare of pay ob
lidosea or heirs of thoce who have died or
, w hil e. in aervico: All lettera uf iagairy
lswerel, and on reeelprby mail of a etate
ca=e of claimant, I will forward.the ne
)ere for their signature. Feel. in ren4t.iii
- ad by Inw. Ileterg to loaf.. leann Benson.
WO; JUDD S. Mann, and F. W.llCnoz, Eag
' DAY BAKER,
Claim Agent, uoudertport„ra.
S tee; and ;
• promptly a•
merit of tb,
eassary Pa I
cases at 4 fix=
. :Itch! itch ! Itch; !
ECK(II ! SCRATCH ! SCRATCH !
. WO ATONIS OINTIIENT,
Abe Itch in 48 Hours 1
AlEn cu es SALT RHEUM, 'ULCERS, VIII
ISLAINS, :nd all ERUPTIONS OF THE SKIN
Price SO cease. For sale by all I irnerigt@. By sendmr
60 cents to NVISIKS,B4 POTTER,
Sole Agents., 10
Washington street, Boston, it will be forwarled by
011,41, free of postage,to any part of the United States.
alto / 1 i '.. Iliknoteti rlq . 41% .
She is cunning—sometimes
Free and easy, , but of bol
Like an ipple, ripe an i mell
Not too young and not too
Half inviting, half repellant.
Now adva.nciug'andluotr F
Thpre is mischief in her laog
raere is danger in her eyr
She has studied human nature, •
She is schooled in every art,
She has taken her diploma, I • .
As the mistress of the heart;' '
She; can tell the very momen
When t • sigh and when to smile.
'Oh! a maid is sometimes cha ming,
But a widow all the while l . •
Are von sad 7 oh ! theriltowSeriOus
Will her pretty face, beconiel
Yon. arc angry :Ale is wretched ,' SaddeiO. frienillessi, tearful, dunk.
,Are you inirtlifyi ? how her laughtei,
Silver•sinindino, will ring out 1
She can lure, and catch. and play you
As an angler does a trout! :1
”old fossils," nearly fifty. 1 •
Who arti plotting, deep 1.141
Ye ~ , VtluUllsei" of twenty,
IWith the lore-light in your eyes,
You niay Practice al/ the 1•,.50n5 ,.
Taught by Cupid since the f. 411,
But I kno' a little widow
Who can win and fool you an -
Stevo . Altaot's Mist4ike.
In the town of A-, up among the
mountains of New Hampshire, there lived
ri certain old gentleman who rejoices in the
„tame of Steve Altant,' or "Old I Steve" a :
ie is best known to the residtihts cf
:!own: a man better skilled in bear huntilq.;
t!ltan in books. He can tell a l i wonderfu,
:ale of hair breadth'escapes frotrt toe wild
denizens of the forest, better. than he cat,
nake a speech in the halls of .the State
Capitol. Ala old Steve represented hi,
town in the iLegislature.
His remarks for "the honor conferred" in
he town meeting were said to be wonder
a:, and without4oubt they were as origi
Rd as his careeifts a legislator; was brit
Well the first of June saw Steye en route
:Or Concord, dr*sed in bis best snit of home
pun. In due thne be arrived, there, and
•pui up" a private dwelling,!' instead 01
.s hotel, beeau,ti he could thus save a cop
The nexilm3inino Steve was"up bright
and early, ati4 as lie had finished his break
all., he set out for the' State House in a
-g eat, taking" for fear that he would be to.:
.ate, and That t11 4. y "would' begin" before
tid should get there.
• lAlthougn a stranger in the city, he dis
laiued 'to inquire the way, for fear that
,ieople Would think hire greed; so; after
Natiderin,,o about for.some time his eye at
last rested -on what he supposed to be the
building in question,. So he boldly walk
ed in and seeing a man. at a desk busily en
gaged in wr i tting he accosted him thus:
'Fine morning, :stranger."
''"Yes," was !the response.
"Say, mister, I -!have a leetle business
with you," in 'alone slightly ,riled at 'the
"Well, what is it?" said the Clerk laying
down his pen. '
"Sir, 'ti- this_ I suppose I am' entitled
to a Seat in this ere building, and I would
like . fOr you to show_ me the way to where
the rest of them are."
"What dO you take this to be!" asked
the clerk, a §niile playing round his
"The State House, to be sure."
"The State HdtisA ! I fear you are slight
ly mistaken, my friend. This is the Spate
Old Steve gave one look in the face of
the clerk to make, sure that he was not jok
ieg, then hastened. from the room to the
street, and gave tbe first person he met a
dime to slitm hrert the State House..
That night he returned to beg the clerk',
not to tell of his Mistake; but it was too
late. It. had spread far and' wide, and to
cap all heWas put on the committee on th . e.
State Prisdn. as 'twas observed that be!
was .well aCquainted with that institution.
The next year old Steve returned to pri-
Catellife; his con-tituents thinking it best
to dispense with his distinguished services ,
If, a mai wants tb be knocked down, let
hirn linquiie of old Steve how he likes leg
. A l WELL dressed fellow walked into a
room where they were talking
and !stretching himself Up to his full height
exclaimed,:in-a loud voice:
"Where, is the Radical? Show me a
Rad cal, gentlemen, and I will show you a
In' an instant a man
"I am a Radical, sir!'
‘l.l 7 bricre I"
‘•Yes, air, I am:"
you just step
with me, land.l.'ll show
sail I couldn't find
. a II
Ain't he a liar, I stkoul
--:"There, ate ties th
severed," as the ill in
she found her brute.of
in thehay loft.
chancres Slialit chanes aril
Dinner for nothincr is s i t
y9u can't say fu much
baboteb to the Wiheipies, of iru,e qho the
00IDEAS?ORT, POTTER COUNTY
A Trance in 01.1 en Time.
. . _
Thomas Say, who lived a - century ago,
was a member of the society of Quakers.
je was the author of several works; and
. tISo wrote the. history. of his owt, life, a bi
glraphy, whkh has always been in high
tsteein among- those of his faith. In thi,
narrative of certain psychological phi"-
mmena, which at the present time would
t)E. Classed under -the "general head of mes
merism and self-induced magnetism. .The
Mowing is an extract, in substance, from
the work in que- Con:— .
the ninth day, between the hour ,
of four and five, I fell into a trance, in which
I remained till about three orfour the :le
morning. 'After my departure from the .
body—for I felt that I had left the body—
my father and mother, together with oth -
.ms, among whom was Susannah Robinson,
who were watching with me, shook me anti
felt .my pulse, but found no evidence of an)
remaining life in Dr. 'Kearstey, wh , -
Awl; attended me; was sent for, and in Fit ,
manner examined me and pronounced Int
-lead; but as he. was about leaving me, h.
turned back, saying that something im
yelled . him to try further. After applying
a glass to my mouth and fin ling a
moisture upon it, he said that if I was no;
-lead I was so far gone as to be past recov
_try. Upon returning again to the body 3
;poke; and those who were sitting up with
tie were very much alarmed; the secon
iime I spoke they all rose from their seats'
the third time they all came to me. l‘b
father and motile . queStioned me about u:,
add I told them that I though
that I had died; and as I left the body and
rose towards Heaven my ears were greeter
with voices, the music of which threw in,
into transports of joy. The prospect. arounc
In ' as I floated along, was arrayed in th ,,
frost beautiful green. I cast my eves back
towards the earth and saw that three mei
of my - acquaintance had died. Two of
these looked white and guns; he other wa
:lot so. The three rose from their bathe!,
is I hid done from mine. There appeared
before us a transparent opening. I an,i
one , of these men came up .to it and he
paSsed in; but at the moment when I at
tenipted'to enter I Came out of the trance.
On my return to consciousness I said t:
flay Mother, •Oh that I had made one step
further, and not returned to earth again
I desired them to say nothing to me, for 1
still heard the music that bad- so ravishe,.
;ne; and while I heard it I felt no pain, bur
when it ceased the pain returned. I told
those who were with me of the death of
the three men, and they sent to see if i ,
was SO. The Messenger returned, saying
that they were dead. One of these was
negro named C,uffee. belonging to the wig
.m• Kearney; lisaw him die in the brick
kitchen. When they we-e laying him on a
board his heatilfell from their hands • thi,
I Saw plaicly, for the walls of the house
were no hindrance to my sight.
:''After my- recovery the widow Icearne
sent for me. I told her that I had seen
lidr negro rnanldie while in my trance.—
she ;questioned me as to where he died.
1 told her it wits in her brick kitchen, be
tiyeen the jamb of the chimney and the
wall,' and mentioned the circumstance of
his lien slippihg from their hands. She
replied that was right; and asked
further if I coald tell where they laid him.
I replied that _hey had laid the body be
t Ween the back door and the street door.
while a place was being swept under „hire
Whitlow, where he was afterwards placed.
Slie said that rwas orrect in these par
Ask a member of that highly-polished
guild what heiunderstands by the phrase.
"Polite Society," and he will tell you that
signifies a select, ate. iation of ladies and
gentlemen by whom he. laws (prescribed
14 courtesy ari , ( good breeding are strictly
ohserved. Hi will ma say that obedience
to the polite code of n involves deliberate
treason to truth and. ndor. Yet so it is.
Put the same uestioi to a synical despis
er of etiquettei and h will insist that "Po
lite Society" iS tieith:r more nor less than
a! congeries of com i entional hypocrit e=. governed by rules - Which forbid th 4 bold
utteiance of unpleasant truths and sanction
the use of tlat,erin . o. falsehoods. The cyn
ic's though somewhat harsh, A%it
be found, upon the whole, correct TO be
courteous, in the true, Christian sense of,
the worth—for courtesy is a Christian ivir
tue—it is not necessary to be mendacious.
To revile a person whom we happen to
difilike wou'd be unnecessary and ungentle
manly; but to flatter and compliment him
im s piece of unmanly meanness. " "Polite
Society" when otf parade, and resolved
hack into its domestic elements,• is even
-More bitter and accrimonious than the -n
-pOlished vulgar. It indemnifies itself be
hind the scenes for the part it plays in pub
lie,. by satirizing, abusing and condemning
very people to whom it has recently
rendered homage. It is an artificial sys
tem, founded on the gran.' mistake that it
iz impossible to be at once courteous and
sincere. Depend upon it, there is very
little Christian charity in what is called
round the corner
you - a-fellow who
j i ldical id the ward.
I like to know'!"
't never should be
6 'ed Itifo said when
-e great differences.
ery good fun; but
nothing for dinner.
What Is Po
iszelipiinfieq of 31J0r41119, _4lO. Wtitos.
tITESDAY. DIKRCII 19; 1867
el Cowling, The Last Soldier of
the folk lEr
Albany Journal gives the following
of. Samuel Downing, who died as
announced, at his home near.North
n Saratoga County, 'on Monday
He was born in Newburyport,' NM.,...
Nov. 40,:1.761. He 'was therefore
to6t. -,yat• of his age when he died—hip
prect• age being 105 years 2 months and
21 days:, He entered the army :of the
RevollutiOn when he was 16. To do so he
leftis employer (in New-Hampshire)
t leave. On his first application he
was fused, but be soon found .srecruitiug
ace who took him„ notwithstanding hi!.
and diminutive stature. This wa.
just a ter the surrender of Burg,6yrie:
He entered into the service with, great
spirit l and enthusiasm. He may not have
onde mod all the great issues involved .in
the ntest, !apt he served as faithfully and
bugh as brOely as those ivii.. did. Much
.1 his time was spent in the valley, of the
Xloha vk, guarding trains and fighting [n
-bans nd Tories. 'But
he .was also with
he a my on the Hudson, and took
. part it.
~ ,he leinorable siege of Yorktown. H. ,
:oral' ued in the service until. the 'Close of
the war; and 'e'en down to old age; it was
Ids c del ght to diherse about;Wash
ogto ,whom he had o ten seen,and thejov 01
.he p ogle when peace, was declared and the
ratio 's liberties achieved. • ,
A the close of the war he returned to
New- ampshire, settled upon a farm in
A.ntr , and soon afterward married kis,
Eu ni George, two Yeare his junior, with
whor7 he lived in perfect al,ord until 1853
She • as the mother.' of thirteen . children
ten o 'whom precetiTil her to the tomb. He
took possession of t e farnitvliere he died
in 1744, - It was then a trackless wilder
ness. The first son was born in 1782, and
the ISt in 1811. The latter is the happy
!Abet of thirteen children. Three of hi
.ons erred through the late war in the
LlM°Army, and one of the daughters is.
)r svi s recently, a teacher of freedmen at
Va.; so that patriot blood still
in the veins of the faMilY. The
motl+r of these three boys was. reluctant
to co4sent to have them All go to the &eLi-,.
,zit t to old patriot insisted, and mithing
loth, bey did what their grandfather de
iired rather than what their, mother
During the war it as' .his
lief pleasure, to hear of Union victories,
and keep note of the battles in ; 'which
the b ys were engaged. He prayed to live
until peace:came back to the country, and
lelas gratified, although he was- disap
poin d in another wish that he might see
Jeff axis hung.
M. Downing was something of a politi
ciao He would always vote, and always
vote on the side of .freedom and justice.
lie gave his first vote' for Washington and ;
his last fur Lincoln; and' in recounting his! .
political experience, he was always sure to
say that he did not vote for' Budhanan.
/4 his age would indicate, he was ia
roan of iron constitution; the result of reg.
alar habits and a religious life, Both him
self and wife . ‘vere exetniary members of
the Methodist•Chureh, and his bible wa
his constatut o companiun He was tilways
cheerful—looked at everything pleasantly,
and suffered nothing to worry or disturb
hire. Hrs. grand-children ' were his play
mates, and contributed 'greatly to the joy
of his old age..
Although a temperate man, he was not
a 'teetotaller. He took a. glass of liquor .
occasionalli, but was never intoticated
He had mot a very high opinion of the
quality of the ram of the present day, and
thought if what people drank was as fair,
As that made it the gaol o'd times, there
would be ley eVil resillting from the hag
it. He alsb used tobacco, and tea wa. hi
tavortte beverage. We are afraid some o.
our dietarian friends . will I e disappointed
at this revelation of Mr. Downiug'S habits
Whiskey occasionally, and tobacco and tea
all the time, and yet he lived to 105 years:
This is not. the modern theory. But per
haps if he had used neither he might have
lived to!a.hundred and fifty 1
Here is a specimen of breaking the news.
(ventl-7. During the summer of 1849 a
Mr. James Wilson, of WeSt J rey, died
with cholera while some fifty milts from
home. Jtihn ROgers was employed to con
vey the dead body in a wagon to his frinds
and. home. By inquiry he learned the pre
cise house of the d,-ceased Oa driving to
die door he called to a repectably-appear
mg lady who was in fact the neWly-Made
widow, and asked: . • -
- "Does Mr. Wilson live here!"
"Yes," was her reply, "but he is. not at:
home to day."
"1 know lie'es not at home now, but he
will be very soon, for I've gut him here
dead in the wagon 1" •
Betsey I says ' "a newspaper is
like a wife, because! every' manshould have
one of Lis own.' Aunt Betsey is right.
Sally," said a lover to his, intended,
~a ive us a kiss, will you i" "..No I won't,"
said Sally, "help yourself."
Aovzca To Yours° GENTLEMEN.—.''b<
following a4viee is given to )ouu L t meu;,
dieir well-wisher, Josh Salinas. ; '
Ist. If yOu hev gout; for breakfast, don'
Iniertake to eat it with your 'fingers it Yo
kan git a fork,; and !ever wipe your no ,,
•n the table-cloth .as long as yoo her a coat
2d. If yob don't know how to chew ti. , 7
backer loose no time; the best way is ; ti‘
4it behind a_ hog pen and practis befi)r
you chaw, in , public. (Joih knows by ex
oerience.) but persevere, its the onla
sour Pa learnt. -
3d. If you have got to be 12
and can't aware good, the 'chances are yb,
Won ' t amount to ennything. About 'ez
.00d a way et. I know of, to !earn is to be
by saying 'tandem it," and then wort
up.. • •
4 i th. Larning how to - drink is aslow pro
-_e•-s, but dredful sartin; cider is purty
iu to get the hang with, but ruw cherry
, . .
sth. Bt all means at an early age git in
to the habit of staying out late nites - Don't
ilis i s a circus, Oa are means of-grace. Zia
-dl Vertue nonsense, and suspect: all reload,.
Watch yure older brother, and brag ou hi,
dev i ltries: -1 - 1
oiler these rules clos, and if they don i
nri e a plum uv . you yoo ' ban honchldt
ilia you hey mistook • the crook of yoo
.teus and air -proberly designed Aar kdeoen
FRIENDSHIP DP WOSIAN.-Nothing Cgnk ,
oe More severe than this picture of friend
ship, written by Lady -Clara Cavendigf.
Men—that is men who
,are worth an
thing—are capable:of a gootl,tleal of
rrindship for each other, at all events the'•
are , goverued by a certain prineiple of bon
or ' and' you 'will hardly ever bear -one o
the sterner sex entertaining a parlor full .kii
guests:with the foibles and. failings of hi=
most intimate friend, or with. sarcastic. re.
marks ion his personal appearance; . W.-
wish We could say
.the same or our own se i.
but alas,•we cannot. Sometimes we doub
the existence of friendship in feminine b:- -
' onis altogether, and wonder A the revel:,
dons which women ,make of their owl.
meanness to each other.. i
When Augusta. and Amelia seek eactl
other's society constantly, twine their arm
around each Other's waists, kiss at
Lind exahange the most 'affectionate litre
(billets, the supposition is 'that they' are
[ friends; but ten to one, if you meet - Angus
to by herself, to yoursurprise, 'pit leaf
that her opinion of Amelia is by. no mean
a high one. She wonders what you' ac
see in her to admire, assures you - that sh,.
Is very vain, and entertains you with an ac
count of certain , mysteries in her toi el,
which you mion't mention to any one; but
really, the idea of those curls !being het .
own, and that color. _ There is somethitni
horrible in treachery.. 'Why
. need women
be false to each other? They are constant.
as a general tiling to those of the other sea.
Jozzxswas fond of a spree One evening
he told his better halt ne was igoing- ou.
'or a few minutes, and would only- be gnu
till eight. Al•out midnight Jones mom
nome tight, and. excused himself for hi
staying tilt such late hours on the' groutt.
that she ha.l. ziven her. consent to his stay
ins out 6 . 11 late. A.. night or two after, it
Jones. was pulling - on h's bat, frs June..
mindful of, the put, made him promise t ,
come home by nine. Jones . solethnly.pleila
.red his wont and departed. AG,no in th
small bOurs, he carne home dancing a Chero
:tee reel, and singing a song to Match.---
Stumbing his way to his •wife's room,. h.
jaculateed. q'lierts, Susan, and didn't I
promise you (hie) I'd coma !mine benign—
tild here (hip) I come (Itic) the be•
oianest fellow, (hit)_ in the , Whole (hie)
A MARRIAGE . LiNDEk
At. Ottawa; Canada-, on Friday, a young
coquette had an appointment toelope.witlt
”rich private, John Welsh! While in
waiting - los the girl, the soldier iw . as seized.
ragged and stripped 3 .•and an old forte,
Larry Lawler, whom - Julia had jilted f ,
the red-coat, donned the unifor'rn, kept, the
try t, and - was firmly tied to the girl before
s'ie discovered the mistuke,by already made
priest, feed for the occasion. i The girl's
mother bad arranged the wEthle affair.—
Julia profesed her wthingneis to allow
things to stand .ast.hey were, her one de-
.ire for a husband having been
A.Yorsa GOosn.—A market girl sold
a g entleman a fine fat goose,. warranting it
to be young. It turned Out, when roasted
to be unmanageably tough. The next day
he gentleman said to the fnarif i t girl:
"That goose which ybu sold me fur a young
one was yery obi."
"Certainly not," said the girl; don't you
call me young?"
"Yes." • •
"Well; I am but nineteen, and I heard
mother say often, that that goose was six
weeks younger than. me." j -
-- • i
—At a prayer . meeting n T-L New —amp
shire, a worthy , layman spoke of a poor bo
whosa father 'was a drunkanl and whos,
moiler was a widow,
--,A. lire seal Wa6 caw) :
dear Bangor. •
—The gmati itch" is •
,—Drops of grey:e ca
—England trembles be
taps of Reform: - •• -
—Tlie_.-pbilosoplier of t
b ren done in Marble.
—They have the 'IA
;orne parts •of
—New Hardy:shire h:
estA in school boom*.
, . .
-- , BuffrlO has:caged a p
Her of long stan,line
—A line of steamers
3s.tim9re and Bretnen r
—There is not trade e
:he Spanish railroads prat
—A 'Harrisburg lad •
roasted LWo cats in a kitch
damp is playing
frescoes in the Ho of
---Several thousand tone
it Niagara Falls, tektite o
—What is the relation or the door-mat
to the .exaper I It is a step farther.
It is not what we make, but what *e
that mak e s us rich. I .
—LA hop on the "light ftn t o,tie toe"
11531 he p.a.:rut, hut not 4 -hen on bop on
he fantastic toe of your nOgli r.
-±Why are country girl's cheeks Tao
French calico? Because they tare "wary
rant't d to wash and retain their tcolor."
—A fire at Fairfax Court lystse, week
I w4 l re I last, was succesdully fought with
i-The grape crop on ithe hio lske
...;,o r l .• has failed only four tim in forty
--A: jeweller •in •New, York imported;
i;3,000 wonh of diamonds, in a givautity of
4"Spe-eli is silveim, but silence is gold
-n.l •I' Hence the exprewion, hush money,
-I Tao hundred additional omnibuses.
' / 3 r9 men mint. in rams, in view of
c 'ming Exposition.
—All the Memphis schools over
lowing, and the opening of additional ones
—Half a dozen geialemen in New 'Bed
ord di: e,l tither, the other day, who are
—Punch. sugges is that after dinner cott
,-ersation shonld be called post brandial
ostead of post prandial : .
--John C. Calhoun's old homestead, in
ioutli Carolina, is to be sold at auction on
be 4th of March nest,
—Tilton supports Barnum for Congress,
mil B r anum' supports 'Tilton by adrertis•.
hi the independent. • -
-1-Grace Greenwood is in favor of - giv•
.ng, the ballot to. every woman who owns
t sewing machine or a wash tub. -
—A. boy in Ciheinnati-lostthree fingers
by a pl ning machine, and goes into court
lemauding $5,000 damages. . .
—John Chinaman in Paris furnish 4 a
.veal at.S very:; low priCe to working men,
'tit there is au unhappftuspicion of tulip
—A lady correqpondent having fallen in
iVe with Mr. Leonard Jerome, saga that
( I 'n th • Man the "noblest looking man hi
—The New rork Stock exchange has
.given $50,000 for the purchase of food for
the poor of the South, by the Southern
—There must be a "tea-room" in .the -
Buffalo poor-house!' The holt year's bill of
.txpenses includes an item of $879 for vi his=
key and cigars. •
—The meteoro:ogists report the-month
o f January the first in seventy years that
has pwsed by without a thaw. • There was
not the sign of a thaw in the entire month.
—An old toper was overheard, the other
da , advising a young ', man to get married,
ebeCause then, my boy, you'll have some
body. to pull oft' Tour boots !hen you go
home drunk." 4 -
—Statistics show that the Northwest
contains one-sixth of the improved land of
the country, and produces one-half otitis'
entire bulk of the products of the United
—The Lewiston Journal says that At
company has. been organized at Medianio -
Falls, called the Furlong Paper Pantalette
Co., to manufacture borders to ladies'
Bracers and cbildren's pantaletts—an or
namental appartimance to be butbnied , to
the garment,_ which may be readily re
placed: when soiled.
on die _river
tig . .intortg Ohia,
eath the 100 V
to ply. between
ough to !make
havoc with thil