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M. W. ',IcALARNEY, Proprietor.
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!tercet.; of A :ate ..lt u rei, the advniteemeot of Education:,
land the hest 'zocd of Potter coun4. .iwtulfg no gon l 4
02,:ept that of Pri,ictple, it will endeavor 'Wahl in the
wort of more fully Freedontivng our Country.
ear .iiflyertiseynerffs Inserted itt the tortowinU
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As tolin-s of Brerfer or 8 Nonru "Al types „
Ivi fare, 1 insertion__ — sl 50
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Etch stb•equent 4nsertituf less than 13.--.- S 40 :
1 squire, 1 year 10
p, 5 00
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fro n oliat Dee, they e areoniqattiied by the
M. 3 ey or withinitittiry reference. •
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r..! ? ...4,,,,, , ,.:, , 1if..,:,,1 lie ..,it.z...,,,—rt the vlll,t;re :Ind
'V i . ci . flity Licit lie will prwlirii!y remplthl to all 0:III. for
profededon .1 set viers. OM: , oil Eirml elrevi, first dour
vr,-st of him rmmidette, 17.40 • •
I': D. RITT.EII. '3l. IL,
prIYSICIA,N . d Sarzeon so,ll re , ..pec!fully• In
form the eil:z•ns of Cou,orei,lrt artfl y
;VI LI, he ill, Oil - 11 , i an Oiler i nthe C00dt.......,rt
re.o y P.prO
ft.l4•ll3l regular griiiiiole of Butt-do
1e lical Co leth, of ISO. J:01 1
JSIC I.EIt sMeALARNT.Y.
_A rum EYE-AT lA,W, II rtllll'.. -
Ag,f)t... fur tlx 011,vtion
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JOH ' • M ANN. , ." 1
A rFTO . I.:SET AND COUNSELI.Oft. AT LAW..4}lj C.Jud, , port, t'n., %%nil:we:A the several C.-uriA
Ii! o',aier au..l }Cameron }.ciantit,. A:1 bit.iims, , en
trp:tell is hies care iiiill rect-ii}e pionip, attenzioti.
titSei on Mo ,i.r..}et, in resi4l , :wv. .' - 1 ,
_ OLMSTED and I,AItItAISEE.
TrORNEY'3 AT LAW. Cothier , port, Pt. ti',‘
Lit, Will atte::‘,l I.tiSines en•ru,ted to
.c:irel with pr im'pt,te,e3 Ind ti.l.l,ity. \Val til-o :u etid
th i s eeceral CoOft , II; Coo..tivo.
in't6e A ,torey of the
ICTOTiNEY-AT.L.A.W? Goi.ler•port, Pa.. will
I 3tiekl i0.3..1 liu•i:le4s i.:.tru.4.-il .o h a ....a. cart.
avid lOrLoptio ., ... At..t.nl- C...tirta of ita:joi.iiiiiz coon
t, O , 0 ii.,,,,i0 i.;.-c.o. d.O-011.10..i• 1., A drz,..y ori.lize
• 1 1 F. W. FiNON.
ATTOT:NEY, Itir,i COUNSELT.O.R -AT LAWS
I C.,,40,1)..1r.1, 1 , 4., sr U :a:rad:he (.-uutte ill. Put
'tr. and , he 3 ,1)tp1i,,,g C 0.111,,
LLISON dr THOMPSON . , •
TAEALER• 4 in/ Dr.go., NS,litillt,.., Paint,, nil , .
...Lf IViVniAnnso‘,lrn , p , :mil P a ne articl..s,Sook,"Qf
all landil—Scllq and 'Mhz,lianeonA,S.dariedivr,,i .kE,
6, , e. I!i M'abldaga .dd Jewelry St"re. J . :tn- t.'67.
TEAT. ESTATE a id I NSCH. SCE AGENT.-7
awl Sold, Litt and Tal e ;
invet , tig.tttid. - I i.iiregprop.irty ii t tain-t rite irith.l,-t
compitn.ei in lEii• Arei
de• i t i o in th e TrHii44•r4 C in piny of Hart
ford. Ei t ...ini,,Trtniactiid yr, imyl ly 17-29
C. Di. ARMSTRONG,
IR 3 u ' ll s r4 l A4 ,ll t
sport, Pew:a. n Sheet irwu War- in:*de tn
of ter, in ••.3 . 1-. •01••ri
P/AL STEBBINS 61: Co.,
r.Eßnii.ASTF3—.Deater. in pry Goods,. Raney
111_ Go .dh,
and every:hi , : tiFii illy kept 104 god eouhtly =ote
Produce find eold
- Ivr EqcriA.:-r,-wg.r.t_ .
svii.l , ..B•N- Y., Whnle.
.131 r ; and R.r..til Dt.f.alor in Dry G Fa:l6 . anti
Elr.a.ple, Gnu is Chithinz.L•itlieP Groceries,
roue ; R oupp•dt , l In liberal Tr.rrn.
(let ES S • JONFS
ICIFacl e.ilfrg in Drug. ilSiedicines.'nint.,
Fitmly Articles. S atioriery,Dr Goods,
t c e.. Maio Rtn i ct. ''oudereport Pa
(011.1.1 NS Si:111T1i.
TESIC'FIANT-,D ,, tler in T . l , y Gaud;. Groceries,
yFi IProvissots, kpfeeus,a , ?3, cutlery.
a al! Cioo uly found in. country store. Will
H Dlriter cf Main
, n d Co. :de , sport Yotter
A Lir.e, 1.1, is ill eon eciirm with this
shA e Ll j •ii :in I (rim the R,iirrri.is.
Porter Journal Jol.-011ice.
ad.led 3 fine IleW :3.,0•131 , 0. of
. 113Tvvrt 16 our ..a7rea , V
0 W tirerired to do all . ..in& of work, cheaply
We a e
LYNiAN HOUSE. •
Potter county, Pennsylvania.
LTOS Proprietor. Ilt,iritz:
krit tttitt tt,4,tvtlettt th,t.roprivtor
of the u.icriin2 pUNIC and
L, ,tl Pitt o. aiti, faction 101 all Who may
tut— F-1 , 12 . . r;t3 • tf
7. „I_LA:RBLt,' WORK
' i ' Monuments and Tomb-Stones
1 i - 4i of all kii i d., etlki he furnished on re:L.lnm
' "'• We 1t..6118 and rliort lOtic - by
ti• ... C. fireunle.
I I'- 11 , pi ., 1 ,, nce : Enialia. 131 mil-s south of
""...`Comiiirsprt, Pa., on the Shineinalioninir
Road, rit- leave i. im orilers ist Chas. Reissman's,. I-
C.milersport witre any information desired can be
olit4filed • i feb'fli .
iTIESSIDS, But •TY' and WAR CLAIM. A.O.Spi r
r p e asidos procured for. Siddiers of th 4, prk4nt
War who are !I,y!AiNi by - reason Of wounds !seri r d
or diSeaso contracted while in the service of tee
.STateB ; and pensii>ria,ilxiunty, and arreacs o f ;in,
Laiudd for widOirs4Or bei nil' of those who have died nr
been: killed while in service. All letters of inquiry
promptly answero :,and on receipt by Mall of a state.
meikof thei.iwise,Kclaiaianti, I will forward the no's'
cesaary ziOers s , enature. Fees in Pension
ca. , ea used by law, Refers to Floi.s. Isaac Benson.
A. G! Olmsted, JOhn S. Mann, and F. W. Knox, Esq
Junes 64 oairri A Cent , emiles.port.
TAKE NfORE,..LTSPLEASANr AND UN
SAk- REVEDIES vitip , Kts:va is cj da twerntis
dlst•mee. 1.7 , 8 Hittiqn,L.D.S EXTRACT BCCIIL AND Da
radrsn RO.dir ;ViSH.
. • •
Itch It6h ! Itch
SCAATCII 'SCRATCH ! SCRATCH.:
11 E 4T;ON'S. OINTII ENT,
R [ll Cure I the Itch In 4S lIonrs:
hleo ,urea ULCERS: cap,
rst4iNF,, And All EitcPTIONS OF THE SE IN.
Frio hO cent- F,,Lr . .nl by al ,dru ut .ding
80 cvilta io'WEe.KS Sc - 'OTTER. Sole teente, 170
WA:ol , :;;,ton". , tlA,t.l3dAto- it will 'be forwarded bs
12,a'1.•!fr,e P ,to any:o ,rt of the Uultodidtkei
J.d:ae 15E6. sp, notice wiry lyr.
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rain'and Snow were falling fast,
Itiii•ough a diwwn-easttillagi• pa,sed
who 'cialked with great display,
9a a barrel:lw his lei h,
- ..Piekles to ser."
c eeks were blue, and red his nose,
ears and Net were nearly , froze,
tears of eOld bedim rued his sight,
t still he yelled with all his might,
%•Pickles to sell."
As on he went, a maiden bold
Caine and asked him what he ;
The 3 iutc looked up with winning snide,
And sald with voice as soft as ILE,
"Oh ! tell' nie," cried the maid divine';
~: ay, tell my., are they in the brill'e ?"
"Kay, ".mid' the vt.ntn.-i hat ~ort don't pay,"
Qinte vexed, he Leard the•inattlen say.
ii . ' - "Such Pickle.,'." ,
t one so sTeet should speali: so tart ;
ft word Wt of deep into Lis 'heart ;)
t crumb 11.1 t,
h..;'stiiihr.i, or•••••••-oi t' a • !oat,
Am ay li . e through wind and rain,
Tiihy tr,edin vain,
askino wCalt lie had to sell
.1.11, would u't ~tup but only veil.
. • p ;Is
" IC lez,
"Oo ti't drive so fa. 4." an old ;tan =aid ;
"'l.'liat woru-olit nag is nearly dead."
"}i i shoes are kill." trundler erikl
With scout uft-eurti the youth teidied,
• r '.4.311, Pie:l-lies!"
• 1 '
Fur Mercy's sake do,n't cross;the creek
That wooden Itridge is awful Weak !"
Tile youth dashed on his headlimg way-,
And only turned his head to say,'
The right was dark. the wind Was cold,
TI pickle 13H was brave nnil told ;
HO never storted or checked his flight,
And soon the sleigh was lest to sight,
Pickles a!rnf all.
nixt morn, two little wandering Jews
CaMe into town and brought th, - e. news;
DOwn in the drift a corpse theS - Iftnind,
Whilst far and year :Were scatterld round,
, , • i The Pickles.
A Sharp IMtitaisses I[4.aide.,
The! following. P stl ry Is told of josh Sears,,
a slito.l ad men: ant, who flourished in
Boston! in the (piss when that city c.ontroll.:
e d n lO 4 of the lA'e. t India trade:
, A. cargo ot ,.
mou l tin - , ,an classified after
beinv lan - ded onltlif j .. pier, as sour for dis-
filling rind sweet t rr retail, and after the
cargo aras landed at d, gauged by the Cus
tom House offieinl, twas offered for sale.
If it was a fair aver v_te cargo it a-as o'ffereM
to the. jobbers, the price b e itf fixed upon
the 11,,gslieads as t les ran. Josh would
often ,buy several h mired hogsheads, ant
re-sell the gnat e je~bbers; he of coarse
,tlt~xts b.. ugitt then ' , as they run," but not
till after he knew ex icily how they did run.
• rNOw every one knew that Jiish Sears
was a very .shrewd Ayer, but how he al
ways, managed o et l the best retailing
molasses out ofa • am", without getting
any sour passed the understand
ing of imp rters' 'an, buyers, till at last a
very Shrewd import r, whom we will ud
had his sn. pieions that the-early
prowling,propensitie of Josh meant some
thing besides exerch • to get up an appetite
A; cargo of mo:a ses having arrived to
his cori:tignment, he determined to watch
So takino• his posith n where he could see
unobserved, wai ed. Not •long after, a
well known individu I was seen approach-.
ine, bur -driver an br&unstick in hand,
accuinparrid by two Irishmen " Said indi
-viditai proceeded to try the !molasses • and
up , n every hog-shea
.that proved satisfac
tory he placed a gma I private! mark., When
he had selected the uantity 'be: wanted, he
ordered the - Irt,iue I to roll them into a
certain position, and 'then he left the wharf
before anY one was sirring.
As soon as he was out of hearing, G—
junlped from his hiding place with 'a laugh,
!" said he, "I ha‘ e it. Josh i old fellow,
you are done now." He immeliately pro
cured a large gang of !men, shifted the
hog,shea„ replacing 'diemem with others,
taking I 4 the. precautiou to put the same pri
. on, and leaving a few of
the original:privete irApectiou at the head of
each tier,lfor Josh to try.
Shortli after returning to the counting,-
room, Jo ,11 entered, as expPcteU. "Well,
what are you asking fo l the Ells
carcro f" w • ,
"Yes. .Do you w, nt tSo buy ?"
"Go look tit no•
"Yes. Wilere is i
This lasi, ciuestion
"Bartlett'sl , wharf. I Well, come aloncr
Arrived at; the wharf Josh cast his eye
, keenly along! the hogsheads. There were'
his marks all right, And then he went
through the form of trying several hogs
heads at:the end of each tier. They proved
"Think it will run about like this G-1"
•"I do n't khow. There it is; take it as
1 3 - on find it." .
i•Well, I'd (take these six tiers Send
up as soon asj %nu can, and take off the
guage." said JJush puiting on his big $ in
chalk, and they both left.
00141ERSPORT, POTTER COUNTY, PL.; THURSDAY, APRIL 18,1867.
hsh, as ust al, imraediatey °tiered up,
the ten bogshea,is es a satuple. Well aware
os . titini custom, G-- had arranged to ,
ha 4 ten good ones sent.
In due time. they arrived, and were de
posited on the sidewalk at the back of the.
outstore. Invitations were sen
jobbers to coins and inspect. Eve'; thing
wne satisfactory;; the balance assold at a ,
handsome advance; clerk was sent down to,
delj4er; gauges were taken o ; book-keep
er Made out the bill 4; Jos was sitting
down at the old 'desk,lpleasa itly calculat
ing itie net profits of his dod e, when sud--
deMY his reverie was disturbe i d by the en
trance of Mr. A ; Kith' "Look, here, Sears,
that molasses you sent me is sour."
"What?" ' •
inter Mr. B. "Th
wino I bought;-it is
"The devil it is . !"
- nter Mr, C., 'Aqui
head of that conftlunde
vas too much;
Jot and put fur G
G—H was in.
mOl=ses I bought of yo
suddenly, or eke you ll'
I didn't buy. I'd li.
"Certainly, Mr. Sear.
arity . . about this ',South g
disturbed by rotliag th:
sun rue, it in variabfy
been thinkitig that pert
Jo4i stopped to hear
minx; his hat fiercely
and.plunging his hands
with Ont a word.
SriMtP TRADE.-" . eckon 'I couldn't
drive ''''trade with yo to -day, Square,"
said .st getraine specimen of the Yankee
peddler, as.he stood at the door of a mer
chant; in St. • Louis; •
"I - reckon you calculate about right, for
you can't noways."
"11'a14 h guess you needn't git-huffy
beouti it. Now, here's a:dozen ginooine
razorstrops, wuth two dollars and a half,
M ay hey 'em for two dollars."
"I.! tell you I don't Want any of your
traps so you may as well- be going alonm."
"Wall, now, look here., Square... I'll bet
you five dollars; that if you make mean
offer for them"eie strops' we'll hey a trade
"bone,' said die merchant, and he staked
the Money. "Ni.)w," says be, chat ugly,
"I'll ! jive you sixpence for the strops."
"They're ydurti!" Said the Yankee, as he
quietly pocketed the stakes. "But," con
tinued he, after a little .etlection and with
a but* of irankdes , , "I calculate a joke's a
joke; and' if von don't want them strops,
I'll trade back."
're rat so bad a
"Here are your st
"There it is,"
the strops and
"A trade is a ti 4
%Next Blue xou
don't on buy ra,
- - -
• HO - To "Ft...:tit „ A
alwaytelling her how pretty she is.
2. Instil into her mind a proper love of
3. Accustom her to so much pleasure
that s is never happy at home.
4. 'Allow her to read nothing but novels.
5. !i.eacti her all the accomplishments,
but none of the utilities of life.
6. Neep' her in the darkest ignorance of
the mi - st , ries of houseke Tina •
7 initiate her into the principle that it
is vul l .iar to do anything herself.
S. To strengthen the latter belief, let her
bare a lady's maid.
9. ..tk.nd lastly, having given her such an
education, marry her to a clerk upon five
hundred doliars a year, or a lieutenant go
rilla' out to a fort.
If, with .the above careful training, your'
daughter is not "finished,” you tnay be,
sure ittts no fault of yours, and you must
look upon lAr escape as nothing short of a'
farmer in Vermont recently made
from forty-two feet of a tree which grew
his farrri, shingle enough to cover a thirty
by fortY foot barn; from the next two cuts
he obtained five hundred feet of boards,
and frOm the top of, the tree he got two
cords!of, wood. Seven feet of the butt was
Thelßath Hotel, lately destroyed by fire
At Lrg Branch, was one of the sect.nd
rate hotels of that fashionable 'watering
place. It was a quiet, well kepi, and com
fortable houses, and was largely _patronized
by•Phfladelphians. Its al•ence will leave
an unseemly gap in the row of hotels which
adorn the sea shore on this famous beach.
landed r' /
IN as almost too muc
at molasses is not
tur. "Every bogs
l] molasses is sour."
up jumped the irate
's counting room.
sacs 3osb, "that
has soured mighty
I ye given me what
e to have it
; there is a peculi
ide' molasses lit is
• hogAeods before
sours, and I. have
Vs some— "
no more, but jam
.ver his right ear,
lin his pockets, left
looked I righter. "Yon
I r chap, after -all," said he.
ops; give me the money."
JaiJ the Vatikee, as be took
knded back the sixpence.
a l de, and a bet is a-. bet.
.4de with that ere sixpence,
ONLY A CRIER.
A falnous judge came late to court,
ei,rie day in.busy season; '
Wheat his clerk, in great surprise,.
Irthuir.?d of him the reason "
JA Child was born,". his honor said,
"And I'm the haPpv sire."
"Au infant judge?' "011 no," said he,
".4 yet, he ti but a crier."
Plain Words for In; Boy%
Come boys, let us have a few plain talks
—not sermons, nor lectures, nor essays, nor
treatises, but talks with such big boys as
may want to take part in them. The Big
Boys are , not all dead vet.
them have turned into - gentlemen before.
their time; and there are others who will
look off in another direction - they bear
anybody called "boy ?" It is no Disgrace
to be, or to have been a boy; and the node
human being who tries to juinp into man
hood, skipping the bOy of his existence, is
sure to make a sulked entranee into a-snrt
of foppish gentility, in which the fine gen
tleman is so much thought of .that the true
man is forgotten.
"WHAT. ARE , :YOU GOOD FOR ?"
I was talking to a rich man's, about his
son who had asked me to get im a situ
ation as clerk. The old gentleman seemed
inclined to say very .tittle about the lath nit
remarked: "He won't suit—he vent:l'C
Anxious to know why he wouldn't suit, I
asked ' what was the matter with him
"Matter?" said the old aentleman, "what's
the'matter with him ? - Why, he isn't good
for any thing—that's what's the matter with
lin; Mid I tell you I wouldn't give a six
pence for a wagon load of such fel ows."
Humiliating as it wes tbr the ;ruff old man
to growl out such a description -of hiS own
son, it was a perfect phofiirrraph of the
youngster'S character. :(food fur nothing.
Educated to look for a fortune at his fa
ther's death, but not taught the first parti
cle of duty as to managing it, so as to make
himself useful with it, the idle fellow was
so good for nothing that no decent business
man would care about having him in his
establishment. 136 t was he not good for
anything at, all ? yes---Le was'a customer
to the creal l er in fine boots, batS; and cloth
ing; to the sellers of tobaceO and perhaps
of "fancy :( rinks;" to the men at whose
billiard tal4es he spent his father's inoney.
He could dance nicely; he could take - the
girls whoad no better sense than to go
with such ••n empty head, to church; to the
opera, and to wa k along the street. He
could gracei'ully wear a stove pipe hat,ticely
fitting ClOthes of most fashionable cut, and
shiny boats!, of such an exquisite fit. as to
pinch his 1 toes and raise a trger `corn
crop"•on dii- tender feet than eirer be will
raise by ha d work in tilling the, eartii, or
brain work ; in directing others in af=r 4 cul.
ture. SOMe day his father vii I die, nd
some stupid;girl who is looki ,, g o t fora ich
husband 'will marry this inefficient, bi- of
humanit, and then they Will either " ive
happi.yAll their days," or else got.
Agother ease of goo , l-for , nothitig.-
morning I heard a feeble, besitaiiiig ra
my study door, like the rap of a 4 begga
a man who wants to buy old clOtheS. As
soon as I said "come in, - a shabby, • u
feel-looking young man stepped ineekl in
and handed me a wed-worn paper. he
paper was from a distinguished clergyir an,
and 'certified that the bearer, son of a de
ilea-se& clergyman, was our of occupation.
and, as -he unfortunately had never been
taught a tra ie or any means of earning a
livelihood - , was now, with his family, de
mient on - the kindnem of those who
ight give hith work, or otherwise contrib
ute to his support. "What kind' of work
earn you do r: -, Wel I, nothinol in particular.?'
I . Vliat, do'you like to do?' "I don't know."
fis there any kind of bliSines von under
'S . tandi" , "No." -. Poor fellow. Wife and
two or three children dependent on "his
exertions." Mechanics, copyists, laborers,
b t killethind unskilled, needed at wages, in
every department of indUstry; but no place
Vacant fur the Man who don't know how
to do anything. 'AWay ,he goes on hili
weary rounds, with his thumb,- , i. paper, 4
sauntering monument to the neglect of his
parents to teach him, or to his own negli
gence in failing to learn something to make
him a self-supporting member of society.
Hardly anybody Will turn hi,n away with
out giving him, at least,, a little alms; .but
what a pity it is that a yOung man 'that
might be doing something useful, can ;not,
just because he "don't know how :"
These two cases are widely different, but"
the result is the same. One yo,mg man.;
probably alittle dissipated,l with the pros.'
pect of being, considerably mere so; the
other pious, and, verr likely? . doing the best'
be knows how -to Put a ship load ()t
-ouch folks- on in island, no matter how fer
tile. and the whole company would soon
starve to death and becoinh food for the,
more energetic carrion croWS. •
Now, boys, are you good for something'
useful ? What can you do? What are you
looking forward to? It may seem tine to.
be born -"with a golden 'spoon in your
mouth . .."
,burt. if you indolently sit witb the'
spoon there neither you or the spOon will
make any useiul stir in' the'worl.t, and the
world willbeno better for yourhaving been
born into it. .It is a favorite notion of sOrie
very large-sized bciys, that in our free coun
try one - boy has . as good a chance of being
President as the. next. boy; which is a cor
rect notion;. it is also true that the boy
who neglectts advantages and duties in his
early life will be the man - who, e4,,en if ac
rcidentally elevated to t.,e Presidential chair,'
will find .himself fit only for the chairs
(tiited upon their hind legs) on which the,
loafers idle their time around a country
`What. are. you good for? : SoMethi g
useful and nobittilet us hope. ,If you bak
been a "no account" sort of a• fellow, - turn.
over a new leaf and try to do something;
not merely to gets enough to eat; drink and
'wear, but to honor the God who has made
you and to adorn the nation in :Which e
has placed you —Phrenokgical joueli 1.
-.4 , Modern Peter the. Great. 1
The St Louis:peal - 06W has the folio
ing:---"LaSt. fat% one of our wealthy citi
zens, who has made it fortune as it kik r,
took his fainilY to New York, and pat p
at the Metropolitan Hotel. ' ‘Vhile looking
at the siihts of.the metropolis, he heard I'd
a wdnder ul patent bake-oven, : which w: s.
the envy it . all the bakers of Gotham. 01 t
baker paid a visit to the house where this
oven 'was in operation, but was not allowill
to see it, and could learn nothitirr of tli,
principle upon Which it
. was construci4
He felt his Gallic pride wounded at this
rebuff, and resolved to:fathom the invster
of the oven at all hazarth. Going, into
elgttliam street, he purchased a suit of sold
clothes, and returned to the bakery, and 'ap
plied f , al a situation as a journeyman baker
The prppvietor was M want 'of a L .,h).l .
French baker, and gave our friend empl})y
tnnt at $l5 a week. In abOut three
weeks our res lute baker had learned lad
about the oven, and satisfied, himself thAt
it. was a great invention, and worth a niint
of motley.. He saw the patentee, and Pur's
chased the exclizi%e, right to use the oten
in the State.of Missouri. He then teturn
ed to the bake:slop and told the boss lite
must leave him .
"Don't ie.ave," said the boss, "yon are a
good baker, and suit me exactly, and I ;sill
increase your wages to $2O a week rather
than have you quit" .
"That is not enough to pay the expenses
of c my tatniiY." said the journeyman, "Mid
I must go out West l a:,d seek Other_ em
"Why, how much does it. cost I to keep
your family 1" , .• 1 i . .
"I am paying $5O a dayl i at i.be Metropol
itan, and I don't. ihink you Would be wil
ling to . increase My wage : lto that amount."
"Why, Who the deuce • re you? 't- - '
"I am J — G-----, of St. Louis; and
I have bought the right t. 4 ure our patent
oven there, and I intend t put tip a dozen
or two of them, and I would like to em
ploy you as a foreman.' 1
The NeW•York• baker l4td nothing more
to sayi land the two friends went to At ,
Metropolitan and had a Ihng talk over a
bottle or two of chatopagde.,
A LEGAL QUESTION.—W tanner called
at the house of a lawyer to consir t hint pro
fesSionally. the squeci- at home r"
inquired of the Lawyer's wp!, who opened
the door at his summons; He was anS
wered negatively. Dtsaplaintinent shone
in ,his face; after. a moinerirs consideration
a thought revived him. IMebby yourself
can tell me as well .a , ; the queer, seeih' as
yer his wife" The lady promised -, to . do
so.;if on learning the uatuir of the difficul
ty, she found it in her power, and the
farther proceeded to state ,cite case as fol
lows: -6"p , isc; you war an 411 white. mar,
an' I should [wry vou to fly-U . to mill, with
a grist on v e r bacli, an' r yie should go no
further than Stair Hill, wan all at. once ye
should hack up an ,pitch aild fa I down and
break your neck, who pa - for ye?" This
nas a question which the astonished lady
Was una 'le to anSwer.
.1 .- 41..: young lady in iDetroit has dis
covered • cure for cold feet] It May be in
vogue h re fur aught we ', know. The De-
truit mis gives her recept fur teas follows: .
"I am troubled with c. id ieet, but I than
:we to keep them warm by ' lying ' in bed
every Morning until thy Mother has built
a fire an prepared breakfa:st. I then art
up, place my feet un the front of the stove,
eat my rturning meal, read the neCs, and
after warining seine thinnelis and wrapping
them about My , "pour feet," return to bed,'
where I ileinain unlit nearly noon. • I re
peat this very twenty-four Iniurs i and find
it ver y co ifurtable. I tliiiik I shall sur
vive." . . . l
I Tun N s- STATE Lora --Upo an ex- add g . ready to the list of a vouno• fralv's ac
afnination of the bids, for the new State complislom,tits Where can we behold a .
loan, on lionday, April Ist, it appeared; more lovely 'sight than the eldeist dwighter
- that the bids were nine millionS. in exe.ss of a 'family, attendingin the street situ
of the siim reqUired—thirty-one million plicity ofder . new womanhood, by the side
being offep at six per cent. intertist rang !of her toiling, careworn mother, to relieve
ing fro Mar to one half per centi premirn - i. and aid her? Now she presidei: at the
Dexter & k. 10., E. V. C,ark &. CO.,land Jay t•tal•le, now diverts hale score of htile folks
Cook & qO., well known
_banking tirms oi l in the library. , She can assist her younger
i Philadelphia, have 'obtained a ma . ority Of brothers in their sr . orts, or the elder iales
• the bids , 4 a priniiirn, and the remainder, ) in their studies; read the newspaper td her
about sevo 'millions, has been ,taken in weary ; father;-or smooth the aching hroXv of
other part of the State. Of tinsl $823, ; her ievered mother. Always ready with a
312.05 w i re at 5 per cent. per annum, and L helping hand, and a cheerful smirk forkiery
$12,066.6 6.95 at 6 per cent. per aunurn.l eniergency, she i4 l an - angel of love .and
Of the 5 er cent. cent. loan, $92.850 were; blessing to the home circle. ShOukt!she
for the shirtest term; *90.479.88 for .tlie I be called out of' it to originate a home of
fifteen. year loan, and *729,9,83.17 for the selfsacrificingi . ' - l'
long, or tyventy-tive year loan. Of the 6 " • ..... . -
per cent.,lloan, *4,907,,150 were for the . 1 X-. 4: Judgment was
short loony *7,909,520.12 for the medium I . Mayor .and Alderman k of Dubuine,
loan. and 0.2.70.016 85 for the long loan. i lowa, in their capacitie., for the; sum'. of
,This exhitlit shows , that the State. has re 7169.061.83. they having refused tcernale rk
aiced hell firianc;al - reputation, under the; tax levy sufficient to pay for some, property
able and judicious inanagement, of Repub- I wh'eh had been condemned, fur the use of
, lican ofEc4ls fur a nuthbet of y.e.ars past, idle city. . .
I TERNIS.--$1.50 PER ANNime,
Paul Denton. a Methodist. Preacher in
Texas, advertised a barbacue, with better
liquor than is usually furnishett 'When the
people were. assembled, a desperado in the
crowd tried out, "Nr. Paul Denton, your
reqlrent.•e has lied. ,You promised not.:mity
god barbacue, but. better liquor. Where's
"There !" answered the'missionary, in
tones of thunder, and pointing his motion
less finger at, the don ble spring. gushing up
in'two strong c)lusnins, with a sound like a
shciut of jog fro l in the bosom of the earth.
"There l \ he 'repeated, with a look as tern
rible as the\
. fightning, whbe' his enemy
actually trembled at his feet; "There, is the
- li qu or which f.iod the eternal brews for all
"Not in the sinirnerinz 'still, over smoky
files, choked with \poisonous gasses, 'and
surrounded with the stench ofsickening
o.lOrs and ran]; corruptions, does our Father
in , Heaven piepare the precions essence of
lild—pure cued wafer; but in the green and
tra , sv dell, where the red deer wanders,and
1116 child loves to play-/--there ; God• brews
it ;Wand dow n , dim's', in the deepest valleys,
where the fountains rn'prinur. and the rills
ing' , and hioli.up the mountaid top ; where
naked granite glittetis ! l e gold in the sun,
, lire the sumo cloud broods and the the i r
der storms crash; and away, far out on tile
wide, wide sea, where t he wind bowls Mil
l—sic and the big waves roi r
iii,,.r. the march of God-there lie brews it
—that be.erage• of life—health
"And everywhere it s a thing of beauty
—gleaming, in the dew ropy, shining in the
till the trees all ,s•em io turn to living
jewels, spreading ,a golden veil over the sun,
or Villite gauze around the midnight moon,
sporting in the cataracts. dancing, in the hail
showers, folding its I.4ight snow curtains
nbout the w3rld,'-and weaving the
many colored iris seraph's zone of: fhe sky,
whose roof is the sunbeam of Heaven, all
checked over With the celestial flowers, by
the mystic hand of refraction,- still, always
• it. is beautiful—that bles- , d life water. No
poison bubbles on its think ; its foam brings
not Madness and murder; no blood stains,
its liquid glass; pale widows and orphans
• weep, not hurtling' tears in its depths,and no
druniard'S ghost from the grave curses it
in words' of eternal despair ! .Speak'ent., my
friends, Would You ever change it for the
A shout like the roar of the tempest,
answered "itibl" •
Baptizing a Sinner.
Poor people have a hard time in this
ws.rla of c;nis. Even in matters of religion
there a Vast . difference- between Lazartis
and Dives, as the following' anecdote, copied
trom an exchange, will illustrate:
Old Billy G= had .attended a great
revival, and in common with many' others,
was , •cutiviCted" and baptized. Not many
week afterward one of his friends met him
reeling home 11V11/ the court ground with
a "brick" in his hat.:
"HOlo,.I) - ncle Billy," said his friend, "I
thought von had joined the church!"
".•7•'; I did," answered Billy, making a
desperate effort to be still.. "S,. I did,
J.. em es, and would a bin a good Baruist, if
they hadn't treated the so eyerlastib' Mean
at the water. Didn't you hear about in;
Jeemes . ?"
'No, I never did." .. •
"Then I'll tell %mit it. You eee, when
we come to', the baptist& place there was
old Sinks, the rich old Squire, who was. to
be dipped at, the same .time. t Well, the
minister Milk the Squire in first,
didn't mind that much, as I thought that.
'twould be just as.good whet/Jon]; so he
led him •i& mity keerful, and wiped his
face and led him`. out. Well, then eun my
turn, and, instead of liftin' me out as he
the. Squire,ie !rave me one s'osh,and left
Inc. craH lin around on the bottom like a
mud turtle that's sri. Jeemes."
THE ELVEST DAUGHTER AT HOPE.-TO
be all-'to net di n ner, to sweet) the romp,
to make atgrmtlt, to tend a bato - , would