The Tioga County agitator. (Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa.) 1865-1871, February 17, 1869, Image 1

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    o j e gio g ccous g agitator
Is published every Wednesday rileorialiag at S 2
per year, invariably in advance.
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4 VlErtLTlBlll'et 23,4:Vi1E18..
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No. of &fro. i
$l,OO $2,00 lcis. S lios.ig Blasi 'Post
1 Squaro,....
$6,00 $7,00 $12,00
Y Squares 2,00 3,00 .1,00 8,00 12,00 18,00
11a1tC01....... 10,00 16,00 17,001 22,00, 80,30 i 80,00
0430 ,-.L........ 18 $ 20,00 80 001 001 go 001 go ,
Spooial•NoWseillWportt.slper , Editorial or
Lotal 20 cents por
Wall Paper, Kerosene Lamps, Window, Glass,
Perfumery - , Paints and Oils, dcp4:fr.o. —
Oorning o lC Y., Jan. 1, 1868:4y.
Insurance, Bounty and Pangon Agenoy, Main
'root Wellsboro, P. , Jan. 1, 1868,
S. P. 117rL80tt. J. B. Nn.Es.
Firat, door from Blgoney!s,, oq the Avenue)—
Will attend to busineies ontruetod to their care
in'tho countiee of Tioga and Potter,
Wolisboro, Jon. 1, 1808.
VESTFIELD BOough, Tio l ga Co. Po., r. G.
11111, Proprietcir. A new and commodious
bail log with all the modem improvoments.
Wit in easy drives of thebest hunting and fish
ing rounds in Northern Penn'a. Conveyances
fern shed. Terms moderato.
Fb. 5,1568-Iy. . .
TAILOR. Shifil first door north of I:. A. Seares
Shoe Shop. Arifr Crating, Fitting, and Repair
ing done promptly and well.
Welishoro„ P 4., Jan. 1,1868.—1 y.
Shop over John R.
Bower's Store.
.011/" . Pt4tirig, Pitting, and
Repairing done promptly, and in beaf l style.
Vi'ellsboro, Pa., Jan. 1, /888-:y „:_, , ,
Notary, Public and Insurance Agent ) Blass
" bur: Pa! over Caldwell's, Stere.
Wellsboro, Tioga Co., Pa.
(Aaiun Agent, Notary Public, and Insurance
Agent. Ile will attend promptly to collection 01
Pensions, Baok Pay and Bounty. As Notary
Publio he takos acknowledgements of deeds, ad
ministers orths, and will act as ComtnisSiOner to
take testimony. 09•0flieo over ItOy's-Drug Stine,
adjoining Agitator Offiee.—Oet: 30. 1867
John W• Guernsey,
Liavin;; returned-to this county with a view of
making it WS permanent residence, - solicits
there of public patronage. All bueine,F en.
trusted te hie care will be attended to with
Iremptnees and fidelity. Office 2d door south
of 6:F4r's hotel. Tioga, Tioga Cu., Pa.
wept. 20.'66.—tf.
Gains, Tioga County, Pa.
a qeso hotel located within easy access of the
host fishing and hunting grounds in North.
ern Pennsylvania. No pains will be spared
for the accommodation of pleasufc seekers and
the traveling public. [Jan. 1, 1868.]
etor, A new Hotel conducted on the principle
of Rye and, for the accommodation of
tho ablic.—Nov. 14, 1866.—1 y.
renceville, Tioga Co., Pa. Bounty, Pension,
and Insurance".Agent.' 0011130 1
0128 promptly
attended to. Omen 2d door below Ford /louse
D. 12, 1887-1 y .
R. E. - OLIIIE'ir,
& PLAT-ED - WARE, Spectacles, Violin String,
&0., &e. Slanefield , Jew
elry nr . s 43jr.-epatrMi. Engraving done iu plait
English and German. , I,lseptl37zly.,'
Ttios.. B. Dryden
eURVEYOit 5c `.DRAFTSMAN:m•Orders left al
Lis room, Tocvoisend Hotel, Wellaboro,• will
went with prompt attention.
Jan. 13. 1867.—tf..
lluotl stabling, attached, and an attentive hos.
tier always in Attendance.
E. S. FARR, . . . Proprietor.
Haithressing St 'Shaving.
Saloon over Willcox Barker's Store,,Wells
bora, Pa. Particular attention paid to Ladies
hair-nutting, Shampooing, Dyeing, etc. Bfaide.
Pub, coils, and siviches on hand and made tik or
BACON, 31. D., late of the 2d L'a. Cayalry, after
D. nearly four years of army .ervica, tr
oth large
Aaerlence in field and hospital practice, has oponed an
office for the practice of medicine and surgery, In all
its branches. PinBoll.s from a distance cad . find good
boarding at the Ponnsylvoind Motel when desired.—
tlllt vlqit any part of,,tito State, in consultation, or to
Perform emgical operations. No 4, Uuton Block . , up
stairs. Wellsboro. Pa., May 2,1886.—1 y.
Wm. 8. Smith,
KNOXVILLE, Pa. Pension, Bounty, and In.
!wane° Agent. Communications sent to the
- above address will receive prompt attention.
Terms moderate. Dan 8, 1868-Iy]
Far th 9 Colleotion o 1
Army and Navy Claims bud Pensions..
TUE NEW BOUNTY LAW, passed July 28,1660,,gives
two nud three yoars' soldiers extra bounty. Send
in your discharges. .1
Three mouths' extra pay proper to volunteer ofdtwors
wh o mare le rat-vice March 3,1566.
To all who have lost a limb and who have bean perms-
Deafly nod totally disabled:
All othof Government claims prosecuted'.
wellOoro,Ottober 10,1S00-tt
Dr. - O. li. Thompson.
4111 attend to Profeacional calls in the
/ and Immediate vicinity of Wellaboro.
0111ce and ltevidnneo on State• St. '2d door on
the right going East. [Juno. '2l, 1368.
rp LIE undersigned haviug returned to Wells.
born and opened his shop, on Water street,
solicits ti share or patronage. lie propo ses to do
Shoing horzes-$3,50 and of work in iiropor
April 99, 1868.-9 m
J. 'G. - PUTNAM,
ILL Wlthittli—Arcot for all tho best
rq r .s,tearart's Oscillating Movonacnt fur Gang and
Mal,ay Sawa..
Bohn,• . -
oga, Pa., Aug. 7, 1861, ly.
li i onnty and Pension- Affeney.
LTA.VINO received lennitolustructionsi n regardlO
IL the , xtra bounty allowed by the net !Approlled
duly 23. I.3on.and having on hand a largo supply of till
wesslry blanke.lmn prrnared to prosecute all Pee
'bp Red bounty il.tims which in.ty be placed in my
binds: Personellring at a ,lietancomn communicate
atm m e by letter,and their communications will be
Promptly AnAwgt . W.M. 11. SMITH.
14 ell;boro.October 24,1.888.
Dozier in DitY GOODS of all kinds, Hardware
'rinks° gotions. Our assortment is large
Aryl Rrioos low. St?re in Union Block. Call
' ll 4 ratieman.ft-may 20188844 y.
. BUTTER• TUBS,-&c., • • .
Kept constantly on band, and Annlobed to or
der, by
Fit his new store, 2d door above Boy's Building,
asboro. (Jane 10,1688,)
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VOL: X:171.
- EVElaldwin Stroot,p' •
(SIGN OF THE Bloti'l3ooli, 2D-ItOOR,t
• morrorci, ,, "•
Of every description, in all styles of
and as low, for quality of Stock; a's tillY 13inde*
in t.ho! Yeintned
u yery., deEttlptioti
&mind lathe best !manner and in any style or
Executed in the beat tualtucr, "Old Hoke re
bound and inadegeitittait
I am preParud to furbish back huralierb of all
Roviowg or Magazine* published" in the United
Statos or Great Britain, at triow;priee:' .. •
Of all:al zaa aucl'quities,orchand, ruled or plain
Of any quality or size, on hand and cut up ready,
for printing. Also, BILL EJAPER, and CARD
BOAlti) or all colors and quality; in boards or
cut to any size.
Cap, Letter; NOW Paper, Envelopes,
• • r Pens, Pencils, &c.
Igm Bole agent for '•" •
Which I W:11 warrant equal to Gold Peas. the
best i u use and no mistake.
The above stock I wilt sell at the Lowest Rates
at all times, at a small advance oti Nen ,. York
priceipand in quantities ;' - to,suit Purchasers.' All
work and stock warranted as represented.
I respectfully bolioit a share .of publit patron
age. Orders by mail promptly attended to.r.
Address. LOUIS RIES,
• t
. Sept. 28,1:867.-Iy.
m NER s.• WATK Pit bfAiii.oft.:
AVING Mica up a now hotel building en the situ
of the old liniun llotel r iately debit 03 ed by fire,
aut.norr ready-to receive and entertain guests. The
Union Hotel was inteudcd for aTetupgranee /louse,
and the Proprietor-believes It On-be sustained without
grog.. An attentive hostler In uttepdanco. •
IYetlsbbr,O,Jll9o26 Mar ' ' '
TAILOit. 'AND ()UTTER, line; offen=d a shop
on . Craf ton street, rOar_ef Sears.dc Derby's j - hoe
shop, , where he is pi epitrea‘to trinpulacturt
moots to order in the most substnntial manner,
.with - dhpatoh. Partieular atteniion paid
to Cutting and Fitting. 'quid' 26, ISCS—]y
On strictly Tempi:lance principles, Norris Run,
Pa. li. C. BAILEY, Proprietor. horses nue
Carriages to lot.—March 8,1868,1 y. •
Ono door ahoy() the Aloat'ls.larket,.
Rlsptc - PFULtz?an - licances to thetradini.
public that he has a desirable steel( el (Ire
evies, comprising, Teas, Coffees, I:Spices, eurhrr
dolasaes t Ayrups, and all that eonOtiitites a first
dtan,vatriek: Oysters in' every style at nit "eea
,unable hours.
Wclizboro, Jan. . . .
arlat Excitement! Johnson impeached, end Em.
tiree'di Booots and Shoes triumphant! .he subscrlbei
would say to the people of Westfield-and vicinity - that
ia uninunieturing a Patent Boot which lie tielictes tie the following athantage over all (Abets; Ist.
therein no crimping; 2d, no wrinkling, save as they break
to the feet; Bd, no ripping. In short, they aroljutd
the thing for aVerybody. Bamples do hand and orders
solicited. Sole right ut Westfield township and Bcirp'
,ecnrad. lln hits also Just received a splendid set 01
ualmoral patterns, latest styles. Crime due.sconte all:
We are hound to sell cheap for cash or ready pay. Shop
one door south of Sanders & Cole-grove.
westaeld Bora', Feb.lB .1.508. J. R. F,3IBBEE.
C. H. GOLDSMITH, Proprieter.—llaving,leas
ed this popular Hotel, tIIO proprietor respcet
fully solicits iTaii share of patronage: Every
attention given to guests.' The best hostler in
the county alivayciu attendance.
April 211, 1865.—1 y.,
AT theT.o.ivrentioville Drug Store, Ahem you ,
will find every thing properly belonging tt,
,fie Druk Trade
and of the bear quality_for ash; -, , Also, Paints,
Oils, Varnishes., Lamps, 'Fancy Notions. Violin
Strings, risbinte,Tacklo, Window Glass, Ao.
Cash paid for Flax Seed,
' 0. P. LEONARD.
Lawrenceville, May 8,1867.
Glen's Falls Insurance Company,
. ,
Capital and 5tirp1u55373,037,60.
FARM RISKS, only, taken.
No Pretniutn. Notch required.
It is LIBERAL. It pays damages' by Light
ning, whether Firc ensues-or not.
It pays for live stock killed by Lightning, in
barns or in the field.
Its rutoe urn lower than other Catiiiiiiiiev.tert
equal responsibility. - I. C. PRICE, Agent,
Farmington Centre, Tleiga Co. Pa.
May 29, 1867-134
incitirdis -
• S'I'OVES': I'.l-117-117A1?1,1,
earrings and Harness Trimmings,
Coming, N. 18n7-Iy.
Over Wilson it Van Valkenbur!i'l .'tore, in the.
room I«tcly occupied by Lfe)j. y.
BOOM AND SHOES of all kinds teak .tts.
order and in the best ,tnanner.
f',‘ IR ENG of ell kinds done In wooly and
good. Give oq a call.
WellBborn),Jan.2, 1868 ly.
THE Buffalo Platform Scales, all ordinary
sizes, for heavy, an - 1l - counter LIFO, may be
found at the Hardware Store of 11" In. Roberts,
Wellsboro. These Scalei are the rairlinnks pat
ent and have no anperior anywhere. They are
made in the bast stYlia and have taken the premi
um at all the great exhibitions. - -
I have the sole agency for these Scales in this
region: :
Office with W. ii. Smith, Esq., Mnin Street,
opposite Uniod Bleak, Weßebore, Pa.
July 15, 1888..
THE largest apsoriment of Watches, Clock/
Jowoirtand Plated Ware In Theo county
It ' El9dicelik3 , POLET'et
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FROM dEßffiNr,.6i
10,0FLAND'$:1001rak - 011 - TERa;
i atl,d
• . • . • PLITLADILPIII4, PA, ' •'.
• The :greatest' known remedies
Liver bomplAini, ,
Diseases of the Kidneys,
EKlTPll6,llB.orilie SSIN,
alit all Diseases arising, from 'e t Dim.
Or red Liver, Sto,maeis i or .
..12/10P77/4.LTY 0.. r • x.kuir-...8.L00.7).
Read the following Symptoms, and if you find that
r:zstaii.s o '9ci t lar any LeTts y aV a s cron r t e l E i a g
Moil important organ; o f your body, and unless. soon -
checked by the eat of powerful remedies, a miserable
IA boots terminating in death, wiltbo the ; result.
Constipation. Flatulentioanweird Piles,
- Fulness of Blood totie - Sead - Aoidity
of . the .,..-Stomaoh. auseqaart-
PUrniAgiaguat , for oodor nese
orweitt in the Stomach,
Sour °torsions. Sink- •
ingor Flul tering at the Pip
• - i'ot the ,Stomaah; Swimming of
the: Head iitirriod or: Diradult
Breathing, Fluttering' 'at "the ,Ifeart,'..
Choking or Suffooating /3ensations when
to a Xiyingp v fature,Dimnoss of 'Pillion,
Dots orWeb before the' Sight;
I DIIII,,Pa the. Bead, Dee-, '
- otonoy of Perspiration, Tel.
' lowness.Of the Skin and,
• • Eyes F ain' in the: Sidh,
Baolt;: . 101liest; Limbs. eta.,•Sud=
• d en 'Flushes if Haat, Burning in
the' Flesh, Constant Imaginings of
Evil,, and: larciwt, Doprosston of Spirits.
- 411 thisiAti4sts dieseeserqf the Meer or - Dtgestire '
Organs, 'combined with impure /00d.
. • „
- iI entircly":Vegetable, and contains. no
liquor. It fah compound.ofluid:llx..
tracts. The Itootsv Herbsi.siid Baries
tromrsvhieli , these :extracts' are mode
are :.gathered in!.Garnittny..
medicinal virtues bre' extracted froth
'Chino. by, -scientific chemist. These
extraets..are:.othert. forstattled -- to. this
country to be used expressly for the
-- manufacture of- these -Bitters. --There-
Ile no alcoholic aghstanee.of any hind
used in.. compounding vtito Bitters,
hence it is the only Bitters that can
bellied incases where alcoholic stint.
ulants are not advisable.
. .
kg ertnan mc. • "
its 00Mb0142144i of alt the ingredients of
• with . PUTIE Santa Crux Rum, Orange, etc. 11 i4tfuledfer
the same diseases err the Bitters, in cases where some
pure abioholiettimutus is required.. 'Mu teat bear in
,tharthese remedies ape entirely citiferont'from
any Wien advertised for the cure ,the diseases
- named, these being scientific preparations' Of medicinal -
extrads;white the others are mere decoctions of rum
in some form. The TONICS is decidedly elm of the most
pleasant, anti agreeable remedies ever o ff ered to , the
Isublic. I ts taste is exquisite. his a pleasure to take •
it, white its' l(fogiving, exhilarating, and medicine(
qualities have caused it 17 be known as the greatest of
alt tonics.
Thonsnitas fif ClViejfg '‘v'lkeit the pa
tient supposed he awns fllffliCtOd - with
this terrible distease, have been cured
by the nee of these remedies. Extreme
emaelationi- debilityc and cough are
the usual -,e:titiendents- upon severe
cases of dyspepsia or disease of the.
digestiv.e orgttint. Even in oases
genuine Consumption, these remedies •
will be found of the greatest benefit,
strengthening and invigorating:
.iynt.'is no medicine equ al to FirobflaitirS-dernlaft
tone aittlVegb - Pial rates of Debility, . Tlret,t impart
cause on eijogn'ttst,:rt.:ltent.4lrengtiteti ap•
stomach to digest it, purify the . bTottiallf.‘43 2 Bb l P_P'
round, het comrtexion, eradicate AA yatato tinge
front the'pe, impart a bloom to the Meek!, and change
the patient from a thortbreatbrd, emaciated, weak,
avid nervom invalid. to a
.full-farrd, stout. and vigor
01.18 perSoll.
Weak and Delicate Children
are Made strong by wiling the 'Bitters
or Tonic. In raet, -they :are Family
THe-y eon be adinini et erid
with perfect safety to a child three
months old, the most delicate female,
or it man of ninety.
These Remedies are the bed
; • 1133.00id . 'ilii.1lElers -
over known, and wild cure all diseases resulting from
GO blood.
Keep your blood pure; keep your Liver in' order
kcep your digestive organs in a sound, healthy condi.
tica, by the use 04these remedies, and no disease will
ever assail you.
r.I7Z,ZM '-001,115.1.121Z10.11..
Ladles who wish a fair 'akin and
good complexion, tree Ai'Koos-et-yellow..
lash tihge and all other ilisligureMent,
should use. these rismedieS decasion.
ally. The - laver In perfect order, and
Hue blood pureorll/reault in spark.
ling eyes and blooming checks. • • •
Jlulturd's Gering?! Remedies are counterfeited
Ishe' genuine hare The signature of C. lit Jackson
on the front of the outside wrapper of each balky and
the name of the article idounrin welt Gook. , All athexi
are counleritit.
Thousands of letters linve Ikeers re.
eelved, testifying to the virtue of these
remedies. - , .
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Oltlef.ittstica of tho Supromo court of Ppipsylvanta:
rfill. - ADILATA MAU=lath, 1867,
/find "Ifonfland'S Gerrnan - liietei•s' is'noi
icating bererage, but -is a gond - tonicourfut in disor
ders of the digestive organs, and of great bene t fit in
cans of debility and want of versons"action to the
system. , , • lbws tru l l4. •,'
Judge of the Soprani° Court of Pennsylvania.
consider it nooftondis.Germon
ters" a vainaide medicine in case of at..
tacks of Indigestion or Dyspepsia. I
can ceztify this from my experience
of it. Yours, with respect,
Pastor of the Tenth Baptist. Church, Philadelphia.
Dit..ILeItSON—DEAR Sm. :—/bare been frepatlly re
quested to connect my name with recommeru Wilms of
d(brereni /thar,of medicines, but regarding the practipe
as out of my appropriate sphere,lhare in all cases de
clined ; but with a clear proof in vnrio s instances, and
particularly in my own family, of Ihe I sefulness of Dr.
Ifoofland's German Ditto's, I depart f r once from my
usual course, to express my full conviction that for
general debility of the system, and especially for Liver
Complaint, it Is a safe and valuable preparation. In
some cases it may fail ; but usually, I doubt not, it will
be very beneficial to those who suffer from .the above
causes. Yours, very respectfully,
Eiglith,beloict antes St
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Price of the Bitters, 13 1. 0 0 per bottle;
Or, a half dozen for 85.00.
Price of the Tonio, $1.50 por bottle;
Or, a half dozen for $7.50.
The, '411103 pit up to qtuirt bottles., - .
Rfoolle'tt that ibis Dr. ffoofland's aelinan Remedies
that are so universally ulid and so highly recommend
ed; and do not allow the Druggist to induce you to
take any thing else that he may say is just as goad, be
cause lie makes ti larger profit on it. These Itermedies
will be sent by exiates to any locality upon application
to the
No. 431 ARCH STREET, Philadelphia.
CHAS. M. EVANS, Proprietors
Formerly CI, hL, 5.0.01{80N i & CO.
These Remedies are for sale by
Druggists, Storekeepers, and Medi.
Clue Dealers everywhere. •
Do not forget to amitine well the article you buy, As
order, to get the genuine.
The - abo've Remedies aro for sale by Drugeists,_
Stereltoopers, add Niedicine dealers, everywhere
thretiabou( rho United States, Canadas, South
Ame WO Itultw."ll4r. 11,!61-1/.
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",I3Ltrzano," 'II Citlifonsiarr, xelates thefollow
ing in adupietle in which ho endeavors: to prove
—and:does—that " neybody can write. poetry."
It is a gem 'something after the manner of 'Poo's
"Raven"—onlY more so 1,• ~ . , ' ,
'Said I, " My pretty tuiss
Let :no have a litde kiss.'
`And I revealed in bliss,
Rieh and" Imellor." - "
• • "Just help yourself to more," •
:Said she tripping o'er the floor, •
And backing toward the' door ' '
' Of the cellar.
.., never saw the p
• . ..- '
Till I fell through" it f keslap,"
And you
.should have seen'tne - "dn . + " • ,
Through t the hole I ." - '
Fall twenty feet fell--=
How I struck I e snot tell—
But I sent up su h tiyeN ' •
Oa my sou ,
That the g!rl the ght I Was dying;.
' And at once Set p a crying, '
For the old•man' ho was trying,
• Not far off i
• : --TO mend a broke: pump!
• He turned, and wth a jump' •
-- • -Cleared the shed nd tumbled plump
• ' In a troug 1
But-idiot has this to do " • 1 'I•
With the story which is true
, A.l:the papal old or now f . , ~..; ..•
' , - With a hop . -,, , ,
inn .-,,
• He came up, inotred. thotter, ~ .
- " WhenesS the screaming an the clatter r
He hid-half a" 'ind to rap-her • i '
• Op the to
Of her head. - -S is mooklY p,ointecl, .
Down the steps . liero:lp disjointed,
• Lay, with great; -and Mad anointed, •
On thefloor: _ , _,- , ::: •- -
" Blizzard "'up the stepS was carried;
' Quito a month - t . ere "Blizzard" tarried—„
In two months - as-" Blizzard married... '
' • Nothing .. ore..
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.= :Some years ago -: there lived'," -- at'.•Lee-
Month, England, one Edgar Walton:
His father-held a situretion.intiae- Lee
mouth' d,: and 'Edgar was in
hopes of obtaini ag a . simular appoint
ment. He was pgaged to the daughter
()Cone of his 'father's friends; - and - it
was agreed that the marriage.:.should
take place as soon as he could, obtain- a
permanent situation; with a - salary-a:de.
quate to the support of a family. " The
prospects of the. young people seemed
unclouded many Were the day dreams
in which they - •eveled aithey - wandered
through the ifi adOws in the long suna
mec.pveuings , nil talked of their.furure
happiness. Pao , months had thuS
passed by, wh,e ' on his return from .a
short distance, dear -found his hopes
Were fulfilled. He was, appointed to
the charge of a, body of conVicts ' pro
ceeding to New, South Wales, and• on
his arrival there he was to fill a'_post
sinaular to that of his father'S at Lee.
mouth. •. - - . , - • ,
Away he ran immediately in high
spirits; to tell' his Alice of his - good for
tune, and to xi7itrn her to make her prep
arations of departure.' SitOM time in
deed Was given for this 'purpose; ,the
ship sailed within 48 hours ; they would
be married on the morrow, and the next
4l t ternO t aittli atill'o , blik a.. in im - (l9ive
nevi lof
fortunewin a neand. He ran ; full
lee, intolhe wellknown house, called
or; Alice, and' was told she had gone to
spend a week with, some relations in
the Country. All his joy vanished at
once.- • It:Would take some time to com
municate with her—for 'hers 'to come
down to LeemOuth ; ifshe did not arrive
in time, and he were forced to go alone,
how sad a termination would this be
to all his bright hopes. However, all
was done that could be • suggested.
Letters were written to go by the morn
, ing's post IA; the families she was .to vis
it; and one other relations were sent
off to find her, if possible, that no
chance migh be lost 'Then Edgar re
turned to ma to his preparations for the
In the Mee time, Alice, little • know
ing how muc her presence was required
at Leemouth was talking over her fu
ture plans, a d taking counsel with her
relatives as tOherOutitt. She had'heard
that Edgar vi t as in hopes of soon obtain
ing au appomtment, and she felt in
unusual spirits, and was merrily laugh
ing with her cousins, when her uncle
arrived, and brought the news of Ed
gar's .summons.. Everything was in
confusiiin immediately.. Boxes were
corded, a hurried adieu was taken, and
she was away. All 'speed 'was made, ,
but several delays coukci not be avoided.
At length, however, tr reached Lee
month but Only to h r that Edgar's
ship had saild some _ urs.
1; Bite was to Late — he gone, and
perhaps the - might never meet again
on earth. - he ilisappointment was
very bitter, but she bore it. - She wiped
away a'few tears, and then returned to
herTather's house; but her cheek was
very pale and her voice trembled its she
%poke. Thus for - a week did sadness
hang over the family.
_Then, as they
were sitting in silence one evening, in
btirst alrieu , his face radiant with WE'.
eitement he howed them a newspaper
paragraph- 7 - dgaris _ Ship had' ,bee n
obliged to • ut into 'Pitchton Roads
througlrstre sof •weather. There was
still a chant .• This news Awes. almost
More difficul to bear calmly than .the
previous di appointment; but Alice
rose, quietly packed her trunk,' though
several time thethrobbihg of her heart
forced hery to • - step. Again ' another
Journey had , o be performed
.tinder the
same excitement as before—feverishly
watching the course of the smoke, the
bentling.of the trees, to see if the wind
still blew fr.3m the west; every lost
moment • beComing an , agony7-every
delay seeming to"occupy•whole hours—
andover befOrnher eyes, the ship with
her sailsjust, Opening to the breeze. At
length they (reached the end of their
She heard,
er's voice ash
in the bay 'l"'
She heard he answer, "Yes, yonder
she lies in the roads." The words rang
in her ears, 'a l lid'she fainted away.
Edgar had endured a mental trial ,of
no light nature; he had experienced
all the 'sickness of hope deferred ; he
had passed 'through the bitter struggle
between lov '
e:and duty • he had seen
the dreanis his youth tiule away, he
Bpenthud a week in brooding over his
loss and nowlhis hopes were unexpec
tedly re-awakened. The heart might
Well long ford peace after such excite
ment. But ow visions of quiet hap-
piness stoleter his mind as lie sat in
the vestry of Pitchton Chnich, waiting
until he coul see the Clergyman It
seethed -all so strange to him, he, could
scarcely believe it was true. Alice had
arrived' aboUt an hour before, but
sometimes It seemed as If they had nev
er been parted, and sometimeshe would
start from his reverie, fancying that he
miglit - bad been dreaming all that had
occurred, and - she might still" be far
away. But as time passed, and the
Sound of the organ reverberated around
and the voices of the singers, as they
rose and fell bore words of promise to
his'heart, his doubts and fears seemed
to vanish, an
oio FA.
15cratr: - ',
as if in a dream, her fat()
ing. "Is the Vixen stil
d his heart swelled witl
and. hope.
fEtitITA,4Y 17,, 18'69.
At length the service ended, arid Ed
gartold ills story in• a few words to the
clergyman; and begged that the Mar
riage services might be performed in
stantly •,' but neither° was .no license,
this Was -: I nipossi bre: ' Th e ' clergyman
explainhd this to hi m, but feeling. much
interested in his success, he took. him
to the surrogate's tetryita license could
be obtained there; 'but en the question
being asked, the surrogate - declared he
could not grant It; suggesting however,•
that the register might be able to assist
hid). To him, however, it was too late
to go until the nexC day as - he lived at
some distance, so Edgar returned to his
sh ln i. 1,
p the course of the evening ho went
on board of a frigate at anchor there,
andsaiv' the chaplain, who promised to
perform the marriage service the next
morning evithoUt requiring a license—
it not being necessary on board a ship.
At length he thought all his treubles
were over, and he allowed his Hopes
free scope for action.
The next morning the bridal party
appeared, and every one was of oPin
ion Uinta handeOmer couple had never
been seen at Pitehton. Proud of , the
bride, ud exulting in his success, Ed
gar as ended to tO the deck CP 'the frig
ate, eu again he was doomed to die
appal tment. The chaplain found that
the, t dispensing with i a license on
batirdship did not aptityllo the case of a
vessel lying in a roadstead. ; Thie was
insuperable difficulty, and the only re
mattng resource was for Edgar to make
mixt plieation for a license to the - reg
ister So-he borrowed a gig arid set od
Mitmwhile Alice was asked to stay
at tie rectory, where no means were
left untried .. to - alleViate her., anxiety.
But , . othing could induce her to' leave
the arge drawing : roam -window that
eve looks the sea.
T e houSe. stands within:, a stone's
thr.w of the water, and from it you
pa see the • whole sweep •of the bay.
On the other side ,the coast stretches
aws y for Manyn mile, hero
,and there
dotted with . white houses', - rits hills
flushed with rosy color, when the sun
shilts low, its hazy outline gradually
melting into thedistariee: Not far from
the house in the anchorage, and there,
within a mile of Alice, lay' the Vixen
transport, and still nearer the frigate.
To this it was that 'Alice looked more
'earnestly, for the master of the transport
bad promised not to sail while the other
remained in the bay.
Lower sank the sun ; the shadows
grew longer; the clouds became flushed
with rosy light; then their colors be
came fainter, and deadened into a som
bre-gray ; the ships were less distinctly
seen, but the songs-of the sailors as they
got up their anchors was heard on board
some of them ; a - few put to sea and
glided away into the thickning night.
Alice clenched her hands - still more
tightly, and her cheeks grew pale, and
whenever a step was heard in the ball
she would turn • suddenly to the door,
then quickly look seaward again. Thus
She sat when the shades of evening had
blotted out the Vixen from view, and
the tall masts of the frigate could scarce
ly he seen through the darkness.
- May we never -have to pass through
Such a trial as this! Like the musical
String overstrained and broken, the
mind wound up to too great a pitch of
excitement, may yield to the pressure ;
Its rich melodies are gone forever; it is
to the:l4 TI thatooeae(ltllltsn lclt will respond no more.:l eaitoi
ten yvliqt sucth
had ptiE.b"e ll through ja . bt'iteav;
but we may form, by comparison, some
faint idea of it ; we are, perhaps, await
ing a companion with mhom we have
settled to make some excursion; as
the time for starting approaches, how
restless we move about—looking every
moment at the clock—asking again and
again how much more time there is—
eagerly scanning every new comer, and
all for some trifling cause, which will
be forgotten a month hence.; Then
think what would be the agony of ex
citement Hall our prospects of happiness
and success in his depended upon that
expected arrival.
' Meantime Edgar had driven as fast
as possible to the town where the regis
ter resided, full of fears that he might
be away from home; but he found him,
obtained thelicense,and now all diflicul
ties.seemed again to clear away. He
had come depressed with anxiety ; he
returned buoyant with hope. The gray
read and shadowy hedges disappeared,
and in their stead the wide meadow
lands of 'Australia seemed to spread
around him, and in the 'distance rose
his future home bathed in the moon
light. A loud shout awoke him from
his reverie, and ho heard some one call
to.bitn, "your ship is going round the
The Vixen had sailed, though the
„frigate still lay at . anchor. Edgar, al
most frantic, ruslicid to the rectory for
Alice; and then bask toPitchton—There
the people were all in excitement, they
had not yet iearnet s to appreciate the
polish of sellishne ; conventionalism
had not yet petriffed all their sympa
thies, there was as much bustle as if the
two strangers had been their oldest
friends. A boat was got out of harbor,
sails were . bent, provisions enough to
stock a' fleet were volunteered" on all
sides, sailors enough to manage a frigate
offered their services and Edgar having
hurried on board with Alice ) they set
sail, amid the tears of the woman and
the good wishes of the men.
For a night and a day they pursued
'the hopeless•chase, nor did they return
to Pitchton until every chance had van
ished. Edgar was a ruined mite ; his
appointment was lost, and with it all
his hopes of succeSSein life. The little
property which had belonged to him
he had sold, and invested althismoney,
in his outfit, or on stock which was now
on his way to the other side of the
world. But, at all events, he had not
lost his bride. So,, instead of sitting
down to lament his misfOrtunes, he
determined to bear them - as best he
might, and be Married forthwith. So
the next day, the ceremony was per
formed, and half the town attended ;
and the rector gave a wedding break
fast, and the banker's wife made Alice
a handsome Present, and everybody did
what they could to dissipate the air of
'melancholy which would have attended
the marriage. Edgar then left-for Lon
don, carrying away from Pitchtlon
many good wishes, but; having little
hopes for himself.
hut the J-leetor wrote to the Home
Office, mentioning the peculiarit of
the circumstances, .and represent g
that Edgar had been ashore on lea e,.
and that the transport sailed before the'
frigate, contrary to the express promise
of tho master. In a few days au an
swer, was received, stating that in con
sequence of the c:reumstances, and of
Edgar's good character, a situation
equivalent in value had been provided
for him, with compensation for his
losses. . .
SO, in due time, the young couple
were Yeaping the fruits of their energy
and perseverance, and' realizing in
Australia the picture of happiness they
had often Conjured up at home. To
those who despond under difficulties,
and are ready to yield' to, the suggestion
of despair,This true history may per
haps speak words of encouragement.
Moderation is the silken string runn
ing through the chain, of all the virtues.
Many - Who heard Henry Ward Beech
er at the. late National Christian Con
vention held at Now-York, say that
they listened to the happiest ofibre.of
his life; - It is dtlubtfol Whether he
himself would so regard Wee it was
unstudied and touched none of the
magnitudes, and hence called for no
extraordinary display of mental poWer.
The subject itself was trite enough—
." How to conduct prayer-meeting"
and showed to they full the woliderful
power of the man in that for one hour,
upon this subject, ho held his audience
under a spell of entrancement. It was a
mingling of fun and pathos and senti
ment and wisdom such as one but sel
dom enjoys. The experience of years—
an experience which commenced with
a very, poverty of numbers, 'and has
culminated In - bestirs an average
prayer-meeting. attendance of nine
hundred—was condensed into sixty
Perhaps the beet thing that
can be said' of it is, that it awakened in
many an appetite for more, as impera-
Give as-that or Oliver Twist. After the
adjournment of the, morning session
about fifty men, mostly young all iden
tified with the hardest of Chrhitian
work in the most unpromising fields,
gathered. about him in order to wrest,
from him some of the secrets of his
success. 'The results were toe valuable
to pass without enduring record. The
questioning lasted nearly, and hour and
a half. During that:time, Xt . . Beecher
was in' the centre of a densely 'packed
ernwd, and not given a moment's'rest.
The questions were .sometimes .ramb
ling, but nearly.all tended to uncover
an inward experience that others beilde
those then present would be glad to see.
Omitting, of course, many things, the
questions and answers were very near
ly as follows :
" Mr; Beecher, what do you do with
bores in your prayer-meeting ?"
-" Well, I try to be patient with them.
Christ when he was living was troubled
with hOres, and I say to myself, Why
should Inot be ?. I try to educate them,
and make something out of them. The
man who is a boxi, now, may become- an
effective worker, Hone Is only a patient.'
" Well, but Mr. - Beecher"—it was
Mr. Moody that interupted, as one
might almost know from the character
of the question—" there are some that
are confirmed bores, and if you let
them go on they kill smash a ,prayer
meeting all to pieces—what do you do
with them?"
- "I never have, and never will allow
any oite to ' smash' a prayer-meeting.—
If I eannotc,brino• abouo a reformation
by privately talkie to„ him,—if 'no
other means will at swer, I can say to
such a man, SIT 'D WN. But then,
there are many way to be tried first.—
if I see that man is apt to talk in set
phrase and continually repeat, I inter
rupt him with a queStion. A question
is an obstruction in his track. He will
have to get over it, or go aroundit, or
come to a stand still. I ask Wm about
his own experience in relation to what
he is a- talking about, and in such a
conversation there Fi no chance to be
formal. I question the timid ones also.
Whet: I •see That one that is deserving
'of aid is halting and stumbling, I help
hint with a question. There are a good
many that cannot make a speech in
prayer meeting, that can answer ques
"Do you Make special preparation
for a prayer-meeting',"
"Yes. That is I always have a sub-
StVniii tint s :3 91, 6 }4' i llthi t'l??1"'M - ;Ty " (strfa.4 - ,
and Ziotnetinies it is not. When it is
not, I never try to bring it back, but, I
try to develop the thought that comes
out tit': most prominently. I- try' to
find out as quick as possible the lea(l
-ings of the. Holy Spirit, and then fol
low them."
" Did you ever have to exercise any
authority in prayer-meeting of • the na
ture you alluded to 2"
"I had one man that used to. trouble
me a great deal. He used"—and here
Mr. Beecher impersonated him to the
life—" he used to drug his words out ni
the most tediously slow process that you
can imagine: One evening he com
menced as usual " I—hope—that—my
young—friends— will—not—like—me—
put—ofr— their consideration—of the
interests of eternity," and Just
then I interrupted him, by saying: Mr.
—, if you go on that way much long
er, Eternity will he hero and half
through before you lint!'
" What aro your theories for develop
ing tho , e that attcfnd yourprayer-meetr
ing and managing men ?"
" I have no theories. One is to de
velop in one way and anotherin anoth
er, One man lack in Ihisand another
in that: It must be a minister's con
stant study to cultivate that which is
feeble in men and to prune that over
growth. As to managing men : I never
see a man unless 1 think, Now how
could I manage this man? lam like
an engineer that can never pass a fort
without thinking, How could I take
that fort?"
• "Do you 'make special preparation
for, your pulpit ministrations,—that
do you aim to make what you ee dur
ing the week of special service to you
on the Sabbath ?"
" Well, no. I don't ask my, read or
beef-what it is going to do for e when
I cat it. They go into the stom en and
arnmade into muscle ' add nel_ve and
blood without my watching the process.
So I read and see, without asking what
my reading and seeing are going spec
ially to do. I make my sermons in this
way: When in the course of reading
or thinking some subject outlines itself
before me, specilly adapted to pulpit
use; make memoranda of it, and put
them in a drawer that I have. Then on
Sabbath morning, about half an hour
before service, I open this drawer and
Cake them ail out and spread them all
out and spread tlieui before me,:and
choose the one for whichl am in the best
mood to preach. At '6 o'clock in the
afternoon, I do the same for my even
ing sermon. This is not the bdst way,
for a great many, but I have found it
best suited for me, and every man must'
determine for himself the modes
through which he Can obtain the high
est success."
Subequently, i happened that Mr.
Moody MIS prese! t at an examination,
of candidates for admission to the Ply
mouth Church of Brooklyn. Not being
entirely - satisfied with it, and wishing
to ascertain fully What were Mr. Beech
er's views as to the requisites for admis
sion to the church, he again catechised
him.. Those who are interested in the
two men will iind , occasion for at least
it smile at ;the happy repartees of the
Plymouth pastor.
" Mr. Beecher;suPposo that I should
conic here, a timid young man, scared
nearly to death with the idea of being
publicly examined before all the pro
pie, what would yoino with me?"
" I cannot conceive that you could
possibly come here under the. circum
stances." [Laughter.]
" Well, it 1. should present myself for
admission to your church, what would
you do mlith tile 9"
" I think we should have to take you
ou probation for about six months."—
It would take too much space to give
the Con versa lion in detail; but It die;:
ted .8,0 facts: that in the examiva-,
ton of candidates, Mr. _Beecher is
eminently tender w"h the timid, and
ribt apt to spare those who are- formal;
that his great purpose is to ascertain
whether love to Christ has really ger.'
urinated; that h. does not approve of
theater-going., wile drinking; etc.; but
does not .alWayS reject those who in
dulge in them, if he be satisfied that
they are reallyjovers of Christ i trust
ing that as his. 11)ve grows ancLstrength
ens there may tome witlklt desires for .
better things; fiat " if a - and of the
church, whose antecedents were known,
was born again, and laid • upon its
threshhold on. the evening of its birth.
we Would take it in without l waiting to
see whether it, had vitality enough to
keep from . being frozen to death if it
remained out until morning-I,ml exper
iment, iMwever, we should not like to
try unleis Wo thoroughlYknow all the
Mr, Beecher closed by humorously
saying : " After I get through,
brother F. over there who has a set of
questions lie always asks, and then
there is another of. my deacons that
has another Fet that he asks, and so on,
and after we get alithrough, the chur h
doers just what it, has a mind to,"
Better than the best of his serrno IS
was this informal talk, which exhibit d
in it no much of tender ess and anxiety
ever that Christ 5,,0 hl bo found in
men, and which pr.rAented. also, so
strongly the desire ti at in Him all
might bo saved. However loosely at
times, he. may, in his platform utter
ances, state his beliefs, of this We made
sure, that Christ, and Christ only, was
the central point of Mr. Beecher's the
ology; and-when we 'left, we left wls4-
ing that many years might still find
the Plymouth pastor in luspulpjt.-
From ail article i a 'Our Young FOlks
for February, we select the following:
"What is this ?" said. Lawrence,
picking up a, piece of glass' from the
floor. "'lt looks like a broken ther
mometer tube."
" It is blown for one," Raid the gaffer.
"Blown ?—so small ?" exclaimed
Lawrence. " I can't lind• the holein it."
" It has a holo=oebore, as we call it—
of the usual size; but it is fiat.. That
is to mahe a very little mercury look to
.be a good deal.
• Would 3ou like to see such,a tube
made? Come here. Watch this man."
With delight and curiosity, Lawrence
watched. The MLitt was gathering a
lump of.metal from one of the pots.—
Ile blew it gently, and . shaped it on a
marver, flattening it until it resembled
in born and size th , fit nart of a sword-
" In flattening it," said the gaffer,
"he fl ttened the bubble of air he had
blown nto it." Lawrence looked, and
could . r e the bubble, aboat as broad as
his lin„er,.extending through the glass.
tglist, is to be the bore of the tiler
'Tted-rneter .hougl• . )1 itself it, i.
irit .ieter—though of itsen i is now
•larger than tWO or three thermometer
to hes.
Two little lumps were held by 'the
mail and a boy ; then, •at a word of
command, the boy shouldered his lion
tee, like a very large staff - with a very
small bundle on the end of it, and set
out to travel. As lie ran in one direc
,•tion, into a workroom, the man backed
off into the other, the glowing lump
stretching between them like some
,miraculous kind of spruce gum. In a
'minute they were seventy or eighty feet
apart, with a gleaming cord of glass,
•st - nailer than a pipe -stem, sagging be-
Itween them. This was presently low
.lered, laid out at its full length upon the
of the lump at the ends, when. a man
cattle along, and stopping ; commenced
cutting the long tube into twifoun
lengths of about iive feet, and packing
them together. into a narrow., long box.
"'These," said the gaffer, "he-. sends
to his shy in Boston—for ho is a ther
mometelnuaker; there- they are cut up
into tubes of the right length; an end
of each one is melted and blown into a
bulb—the tube itself serving as a very
small blowing pipe."ro avoid e - ettinQ
moisture into the bulb, instead of breath
from the .mouth, air from a small iodia
rubller bag 13 used. As the bag
squeezed at one cud the-,bulb swellr itt
the other."
• " Then how ir; the mercury put
So small a bore.l" said Lawrence, try
ing to line] it Wit't a pin point.
" The glass . heated, and that 'ex
pands the air in it, and expels the great
er part t.f it. ''_is the - air that is left
cools and eoliirtietS, it Is made to suebfin
the mercury. 'lO expel the Yea of the
air, the , mereury is boiled in the tube.—
When there is enough mercury in the
tube to Till it, at as high a degree of
tenipel - ature ft'i it is ever expected to go,
the end is softened, bent over, and closed
up. As the mercury cools and contracts,
it leaves a vacua at the upper part of
the tube."
The custom of addressing "the be
reaved relations" on funeral occasions
is one that might perhaps be "more hon
ored in the preach than the obseri'ance."
Th !incident that follows shows that
there are times when something may
be said on both sides. An old fashioned
minister was attending the last rites of
one of the members of his church,
when, after praising the virtues of the
deceased, he turned to the afflicted
husband and said :
"My beloved bother, :von have been
called to part with one of the best nud
loveliest of wives." •
tip rose the sorrow stricken husband
interrupting the minister with :
"Oh, no, pargon, not the best, bu
:About middling—about middling!" •
Could wo enforce any. better lesson
upon the miffs of the., young than that
whateVer is acquired by fraud, treach
ery, and deceit never prospers, really?
Apparent succesS is only the greater
guarantee of the more terrible reverse,
at last. Why? Ilecause false nets are
out of the groove of Nature, and they
must he rectified and straightened by
Nature's Gud l at •the first opportunity.
Every dellar made by the betrayal of
our .te loNv men, carried an inevitable
curse with it.
Smit s h, you said you once offici
ated in a ; no you menu by. that
you preaehed ?
" No sir ; .1 held the light for the 1 - nari
that (lid." •
"Ah the court understood you dif
ferently. They supposed, thttt tote dis
conrm. came t .
't No . rir, 1 only throwed a little light
upon it.''
- "No levity. Mr. ,trnit Ir. Crier, wipe
.your nose-, and call the 11,‘xt
A white - nor met, a colored lad the
other day, anti asked ;Wild what, he had
suet) a short no:ze for.
:Tevt.4 Lo I won't poi ;e itr'elf in
other people's ;.‘winesq." it
A gentleman, cm taldug . a volume to
he bound, NV :,1S aqied if he would have
it bound in Ens:Lia•
" Rti Diu is too fur I Avill have it
done here.'
THE 111 MoDEsTv.—The mosi
bash we7ever new was one who
blushed \vim Ant was asked a I,he had
not been eauiling sleep.
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A revenue ).ilieel. clnir).e4l ;co:1h with
'orewitig heel: in OIL: aii;., .ecciiiii rns
.saw a l'iatigar in goinj Oil, bOard W jib
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; A • 4')IIENT.
, The pr d t
opTietors have stockehe ostablishcie
with snew a varied assortment of
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and aro prepared to ex, auto neatliandpmmptly
Deeds, Mortgages, Leases, s.kd a fall aszOrtmeni
of Constables' and Zustioes' ITinks on band..
People Dying at a distance can depend= bay,
ing their work done promptly and cent back in
return mail.
NO. I.
t : We all 'know that the falUng of, any
hody•frona any distancQ above the earth
to the earth is eauwed by a power that
philosophers have united In calling
Gravitation—and. the rooks, the sons,
the waters, and even ourselves are held
to the earth by this power, whatever
this power may he.
It is clearly shown that the sun and
- - - -
all the planets, and fixed stars also pos
sess this 'power, and that their power
of gravitation acts upon the earth and
tends to attract it towards them, the
moon on account at' its greater proximi
ty exercising the greatest, attraction.
The law of this attraction, or gravita
tion, is that .one body attracts another
directly -in proportion to the mass of
the ,attractinr , body and inversely in
to the) square ofthe distance
of the two bodies froth each other or In
,other words—" Every particle of mat
(ter attracts every other particle by a
force proportional to the mass, and In
versely as the square of the dlstauce."
Without attempting to explain how
the earth retains its place, or rather its
cycle and resists as a body the attempts
of other heavenly, bodies to draw it to
themselves, wo can see that were this
force of attraction which the earth fra a
body exercises upon the various smaller
bodies on its surface, removed or de
stroyed, or were the - attraction of ' the
heavenly bodies so increased as to op;
erate on the stn.:ll'6e of the earth with
greater force than that which the
body of the earth itself exercises over
those surface objects, they would bp at
tracted from the earth to some • other
planet or planets exorcising such great
er attraction, or in other words, 'would
falloff the earth.'
Let me illustrate this force of gravi
I hold in my hand a horse-shoe mag
net, and in one cup of these delicate
brass scales, I place a needle weighing
just three grains. In. the other cup I
place two one grain weights, Tnow hold
over the needle my - Magnet and no of
ect is produced do the needle. I lower
my magnet a little towards the 'needle
and that end of the scales comes up so
as just to balance the two grains, show
ing the then weight of tho,-needie to be,
two grains. Still holding the magnet
in the same position, I take out one of,
the grain weights, and the needle 'end
of the scales , immediately goes 'doivn.
I again lowe my magnet, and the nee
dle end co es up, showing -that the
needle now weighs one grain. I take
out the one,._ rain and the needle end
goes dewn,': I now lower my magnet
.still further; the needle end of the scales
domes up to a balance, showing that the
needle nov weighs nothing. I lower
the magnet still further when the nee
dle leaves the scale cup and attaches It
self to the magnet.
This is a very neat experiment, which
any one can repeat who has a magnet
and the small brass scales with appro
priate weights. Ido not mean 'to say
by this that the attraction of gravita
tion and the attraction of the magnet
are identical. Another illustrative ex
periment. I
_take from the stove on
this tin paper cutter some of_the light
delicate 'wnite - ashes clinging still to
the partly burnt coal. I turn over my
tin, and the white ashes by the - force of
gravitation fall to the table. I take
this half - sheet of clean white note pa-
Pr ,1 lay it on; the stove 'for a Moment
tiff ' it - is warn,, then rub my wool
coat sleeve. oi7er it two or three tim s
briskly, then 'bring It within about on-
Ina inch of, 1 ad over, the white ashe s ,
w hen the par ides of the same will in -
mediately, tease the table and attach
themselves to the note paper, the eleb
trical att .etion of the paper overcom
ing the at raction of gravitation of the
earth. I
Again, lIal:e the same half' sheet of
note Pape , warm it and rub It with my
coat sleeve as before; the taking it by
the corner between/the thumb and fete-
Linger of ray left hand, I bring it with- -
io two or three inches right hand,
when the lowest end of the paper im
mediately advances and clings quite
tenaciously to my •
The paper need I not necessarily be a
half sheet of note.
In front of my ()face is a large Balm
of Gilead tree which was set out thirty
seven years ago when it was a small
twig, and its bark is as smooth as the
check of a young girl of twelve. It
has gradually grown to be a very large
tree, its bark is rough and grooved in
to ranges of hill and valley and covered
with moss and fungi and minute. 'ani
malculte. Daily for thirty-seven yeart
it has been crowding out its outer cov
ering, growing rougher and rougher cp.--
cry year,
and the debris of dead bark
has been falling down to •the earth, till
it has probably cast off . five - times its
present bulk. As each *particle is forced
out and dies, the attraction of cohesion
gradually loss its grasp. pon it; it
falls down by' the force of gravitation
and beconaes t a part of the dead sub
stance of the nin'th's outer covering:
. The same May be said of all animal
and vegetable life. It is continually
casting off from its surface dead parti
cles that were once alive, and formed
part of the living body. It has been
even said by physiohigists, that the hu
man body entirely Sheds itself every
seven years—that the skin, the flesh
anti bones of the young boy will in sev
en years be apart of the dead natter
of the earth and for every particle t-cast
off a newer anti firmer particle will be
supplied. He has lost every particle of
substance he had seven years ago and
yet his identityis preserved.
Let us imagine that each animal and
vegetable body is removed from all at
tracting influences:other than its own.
All these Particles that now fall to the
earth under the influene6 of the earth's
attraction,, would be retained on each
body respectively, and form, like the
broken up and comminuted rocks and
soil on the surface of the earth, a secon
dary covering proportionately ; RS deep
as the secondary formations` of the
globe we inhabit.. Human ingenuity,
under such- circumstances , could not n
vent'any plan to divest thq body of its
dead exuvilt. It would cling to it ever
like the shirt of Nessus.
The earth having a. greater attract
ing power within itself than any other
planet has upon it, - or its surface, it
necessarily retain upon itself all hod
ie:s living or de:o.l. though otherwise
I wish the reader to retain in his
oleinory these illustrations and* 'princi
ples for future use during this WECUS
sion. J. .VMURV.
Wellsboro, Feb. S, 18439.
When Dr. Spring went to New H•-
yen to get Prof. Stuart to go to And q
ver, he called on Dr. Taylor with th' f
salutations: " r have bome for Mos , .
Stuart, we want Alien to become a pro
fessor in our new seminary And0v,,,.."
v ,,,.." ..--) ( 6 11 c„ltii,t. have
him, ,
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repl - -"he can't ho•spared." "I knoW!," was tin.: response ; " that's the
rL zi , m 1. have came for him. ' We-have
a. plic.:lty of •-nn,, , n who van he spared ;
but these men won't make good proles-,
ser at Andover."
The coat I 4 o<< OJ jlt reaper 3 have
l‘eon (1(-crihed •as "a parcel of liolca
tygethei." •
[Fig tho Agitator.] .
The Cailifttition 'of the Earth.