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    The Daily Review
Towanda, Pa., Friday, Dec, 30, 1881.
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Flowers of Spring.
Thoughts of childhood nil I of youth
struggle to the light out of n chrysalis
condition in which they arc born. The
"outer-clothen" situation ot the germ is
in the lirst surroundings of its life—in
blood and breeding, contact, and educa
tion. Its growth is nourished through
all the tender susceptibilities to early Im
pressions, traces of which every man and
woman carries to his or her dying day.
The inference is not strained that as
sumes the iifter-math must be in that
retrospective impulse which turns the
soul's musings back from old age to
d reams and scenes of early life, old men
are praisers of times past —with Horace,
laudator temporis acti , and Maro chanted
the pleasures of the remembrance of
things long past in luce olim meminisse ju.
vabii. It is one of most
exquisite touches that sends oil lalstatl
with Dame Quickly's description oi the
poor knight's death-bed and delirium
where 1 n "he aye, babbled of green
fields." It was a pretty conceit of our
own Stoddard in tne quatrain that de
scribes how
The children are glad at her coming;
When the children are old and gray,
There will be more light in their spirits
That they danced in her smile to-day.
And who has not noted the spirit of the
lines in Thackeray's Christmas Carol that
puts forth the petition,
Pray heaven early love and truth
May never wholly pass away!
Before us lies a brochure, of pretty
verses privately printed, the youthful
poet yielding to an instinct peradventure,
as did Tope who
—lisped in numbers, for the numbers came.
Albeit, ( paulo minora canamus ,) ours is a
very healthy poet, at all events, that thus
thrummed the lyre in early adolescence.
Five pieces are there, and done at inter
vals In a period of two years. The title
of the work is "Verses Written between
the Ages of Eleven and Thirteen." Its
themes are "Daylight," "My Shepherd,"
"Creation," an elegy on "Baby May,"—
the whole closing with a parody on Long
fellow's "Excelsior" done in a humorous
vein. The very titles of these shy at
tempts to woo the muse evince a healthy
development of the mind. It is an abun
dant merit that it lies mainly in the
bright simplicity of the poetic impulse—
a certain sweetness of temper and of feel
ing good for anybody, no matter who.
If there is no extraodinary precocity or
genius here, there is no preternatural
gloom, no morbid prophecy of evil lurk
ing in the lines. A healthy normal tone
is in it all; everything is bright, hopeful,
sympathetic, looking from the threshold
out upon an unknown world. Saving an
occasional skip, the lines run smoothly
along, and,as in the yerses on"l)aylight,"
in a cheery sort of way. There is a kind
of inspiration in some parts that brings
to mind a certain situation once describ
ed in the lines (familiar as they are fa
mous) written by a grave, great author
after his experiences in a White Squall
crossing the British channel:
And when its force expended,
And the harmless storm was ended,
And, as the sunrise splendid
Came blushing o'er the sea—
I thought as day was breaking,
My little ones were waking,
And smiling and making
A prayer at home for me.
However, this is the way the cheerful
young neophyte of eleven summers is
singing of "Daylight" in the initial
After the night has passed away
And the s.ars have lost their light,
? uly steals the dawn of day,
Sweet and peaceful, calm and bright.
Light reminds us of our pleasures,
But the clouds of grief and pain
For the loss of dearest treasures
Which can ne'er return again.
But sweeter after care and sorrow
Will the joy that follows be;
Though now be rain, yet light to-morrow
Shall refresh each drooping tree.
Certes, smooth enough and good enough
for the years that went to make it up.
At the age of twelve a strain of pious
The Lord is my shepherd; no want shall I know,
He leads mo in pastures where bright rivers llow;
Whenever 1 wander from Jesus astray
My soul he restores to the heavenly way.
Of "Creation" the lines run in this
Behold the blossoms fair to see,
The mountains, hills and trees,
E'en Soloman, though great was he,
Was not arrayed like these.
Then, if God so adorns the grass,
And makes each flower live,
Much more to them that trusting ask
Will he ids spirit give.
* * * >{< * * *
If we would like the flowers he,
In heaven so pure and fair,
Our souls must shine with charity,
And shrink from every snare.
When we are like the lillies grown,
And dressed in spotless wh'te,
The Lord will bring us one by one
To realms of cndles • light.
We are not quite sure but that these
lines will compare favorably with flmany
of those in the primative editions of Dr.
Watts*. At any rate they are as pure in
sentiment, as pretty in their simplicity,
as strong in devotion, and not less com
mon-place iu thought.
One tiling is certain, tlie writer of
these simple verses will never br—need
never be—ashamed of having written
them. They are redolent of refined home
culture in mind and morals, and perhaps,
it is this feature of the whole matter
which most deserves mention and justi
fies remark—the licec fabitht clocet of it
Christmas, 1881.
WEEK OF PRAYER.— The World's Evangel
ical Alliance has appointed the lir>t week in
January as the week of prayer, the following
is the program which is sent forth to aIU Un
churches of the world:
SUNDAY, January I.— Subject for discourse
"Renew -d Consecration."
MONDAY, January 2.—Thanksgiving for
the blessings, temporal and spiritual, for the
past year, and prayer for their continuance.
TUESDAY, January 3. —Humiliation and
onfe -ion 011 account of individual, social
and national sins.
WEDNESDAY. January 4—Prayer for the
blessings of God 011 His Church and His
THURSDAY, January 5. —Prayer for the
young and all agencies for Christian training.
FRIDAY, January 6.—Prayer fur the uni
versal prevalence of peace and righteous
SATURDAY, January 7. —Prayer for Chris
it u missions, the outpouring of the Iloly Spir
et and the conversion of the world.
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Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago,
Backache, Soreness of the Chest,
Gout, Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swell
ings and Sprains, Burns and
Scalds, General Bodily
Tooth, Ear and Headache, Frosted
Feet and Ears, and all other
Pains and Aches.
No Preparation on earth equals ST. JACOBS OIL
as a safe, sure, simple and cheap External
Remedy. A trial entails hut the comparatively
trifling outlay of 50 Cents, and every one suffering
with pain can have cheap and positivo proof of its
Directions in Eleven Languages.
Baltimore, Md., U. S. A.
New goods opening every day at C. P. Welles'
Crockery and 99c store.
IF ycu call at BLUM'B boot and shoe store
you will find that you can get more and bet
ter goods for the monev than at at any shoe
house in Towanda.
Best and Cheapest Holiday Stock ever exhibited
in Towanda at C. P. Welles' Crockery and 99c
LAWRENCE HAIXORAN, the old reliable and skil
ful SHOE M AKER is again "on deck," and wishes
to inform his customers and the public that here
after, in "rain or shine," he will be found at his
post ready to do all work in his line in the best
manner and 011 short notice, Shop in rear of the
REVIEW ollice.
Holiday Goods selected with great care at
Whitcomb's Hook Store.
Hendelman buys all of his goods direct from the
Manufacturers in large quantities which enables
him to sell goods way down.
A good girl, competant to do general housework,
can hear of an excellent situation by calling at this
Immense shipments of TOYS for the Holiday
trade, are being received daily at the i> CENT
Second hand Herring Safe for sale cheap,
quire tit this office.
Elegant New Styles of picture Brackets and Jap
anese Brackets tit the 99c store.
Car loads of new goods now being received at the
Five Cent Store.
a number of dwelling houses for rent or tor salo
on easy terms. Also, eligible and desirable build
ing Lots which will lie sold 011 long credit to per
sons desiring to build.
Oct. 17. 1881. L. ELSBHEE.
11. A. SCOTT, of the "Sugar Creek Mill," has
left an order book with O. D. Wickhatn at the Post
Ollice. All orders for Flour, Feed, Meal, Grain
etc., left there will receive prompt attention.
A good girl wanted in a small family. Inquire of
Smith Brothers.
The Baltimore MINCE MEA I' which has a world
wide reputation, is for sale at RUNDELL'S Market.—
Those who once use this brand are never satisfied
with any other.
We are constantly receiving orders for " Lum
Smith's Imitation Stained glass," and are ready to
give our patrons the full benetit of an inexpensive
and handsome decoration by placing it 011 any glass
whether door or window, large size or small glass,
gi ecu or white, round or square, in fact any posi
tion, shape or kind of frame or glass that needs
shading from the rays of tlie; sun, or from the g;o.e
of inquisitive eyes. Thankful for the very liberal
patronage bestowed since we have received the
agoncy of this imitation, we shall by a strict atten
tion to business, hoping to merit a continuance of
the same. To those who have heard of the "Imi
tation Glass," and have not seen it, we extend a
cordial invitation to examine into its real merits,
and ask the prices for which it can he obtained, we
are prepared to contract with churches, halls, or
or other public buildings, and warrant all of out
work to surpass in beauty the genuine stained glass
and our prices are less than one-fourth the cost of
the urine. Those in need of anything of this kind
or who are lovers of art, whether they wish to pur
chase or not, are respectfully invited to examin
the same at. CIIAS. F. CROSS' Book Store.
LOST ON MONDAY,. —Lost hotween Dr. Pratts
oillce and Bridge street, a black Kid Glove, 3 but
toned, No. 6 1-2. Finder will confer a favor by
caving at/. I office.
UPHOLSTERING —In this line of business I make
a specia'ty and de _• competition, as I make my
own work and can s. II at pi Ices that otheis have to
pay wholesale. < ' e; rly andTtavo your older, as
I have t imht i-c f orders at pa n it, hut mill try
and accomc e all. My goods arc the newest and
best for the money tbrt have ever been put into
this city. J- OT PARSON,
Up one light of stairs. Bridge st., Towanda.
FOIt SALE OR RENT.—The Dwelling House
fronting on Locust-Avenue in Townada boro, late
residence of J. M WARD, together with the 'tenant
House, Barn, Ice House, etc., and the grounds
within the encloscure—covering several acres—in
eluding a fine garden, choice Fruit Trees. Two
Large Cisterns ana a Well ntfording an abundance
of Water.
Also, A lot fronting 011 York Ayenuc, large
enough for several fine building lots.
Also, A lot fronting on Mam street, adioining the
Fcnna. & N. Y. railroad, containing several acres.
The above property will he sold together, or as
divided. For particulars apply to,
R, A. MERCUR, Esq.
ter of the final account of Tamer A. Chaffee,
Guardian of Phoebe G. Chaffee. In the Or
phans' Court of Bradford County.
The undersigned, an auditor appointed by the
said Court to dispose of exceptions filed to the fi
nal account of said Guardian, will meet the parties
at his office in Towanda Borough 011 Thursday,
January 12, 18S2, at 10 o'clock A. M., when and
where all persons interested in said account and
exceptions will be heard.
Dec. 14, 1881. Auditor.
G* M. WOO it CO *
are up to the times in making new styles
of Pictures. The latest is a small. Card
Photograph, called MINETTS which are
very pretty and take well, Price only $1
per dozen.
Their Tintypes are also made 4 at a
time, made very quickly and sell 4 for 50
cents, card size.
Remember the piace, Button's
Block, corner Bridge and Main Streets.
IJ U*Y G & vs:v R. g
This remedy is something new, both a3 to name
and composition. This is one of the wonders of the
world. This Syrup, 1 claim, is better and more
effective than any other ever offered to the ople of
America or any other country, and what 1 say of
this L can prove, This Syrup, like the Pills, is
harmless and safe. It contains no opium or other
narcotic poison, like the most Syrup, and is not dis
agreeable to take. Any child will take it. And it
will cure any and all inflammations arising from
Cold. It is superior to ail others in every respect
and especially for the following reasons :
Ist- It will cure Croup every time.
2d. It will cure Inflammation of the Lungs.
3d. It will cure Quinsy.
4th It will cure Whooping Cough.
sth It will cure Bronchitis.
6th It will cure Hoarseness.
7ih It will euro Sore Throat.
Bth It will cure any Cold.
9th It will cure Congestion of the Lungs.
10th It will cut " any Coutrh.
11th It will cure Scarlet Fever.
12th. It is the best remed" that anv one can take
for Consumption, and if taken in the first stage I
will guarantee a cure.
13tli. It is perfectly safe for all ages as there is
nothing in its composition that can harm a child.
A. E. BUIlI?
For sale by CLARK B. PORTER.
No other Eonewcr vet discovered does its work
BO quickly and satisfactorily as this. It will restoro
gray an l faded hair to its original beauty ; it will
immediately prevent the falling out cf tho hair;
it cures dandruff, itching eruptions, and keeps tho
scalp clean; it trill c a o tho hair to grow whero
it has fallen off and impart J freshness;
it softens tho ha'r when ' ;.r h and dry and is en
tirely frao from all ir itating matter; it has tho
very host reputation end gives universal satisfac
D j not fail to try it. For sale by all druggißts.
Price, V 5 cts. per bottle.
Prepared by tha.s. Davis, Canton , Va.
For sale by all Druggists and Dealers.
C HE A P :
Until further notice the Coal
dealers ol Towanda will sell
Pittston Coal in yard at s4xo
Loyal Sock in yard at $3.50
per ton.
Ed. Williams
Plumber and as-Fitter,
Respectfully informs the people of Towanda that
he is prepared to do all work in his line on the
horfit notice, and guarantee satisfaction.
He keeps a LARGE ASSORTMENT of stock
and will furnish pipe, all plumbing materials and
gas fixtures at a smalladvance from jobber's prices.
I refer to my numerous customers during the ten
years I have been in Towanda as to the character
of my work, and solicit the patronage of those hav
ing jobs in my line.
£3- Estimates furnished when desired
Shop A ftwjdoors north of Mercur Block-
May 6, 1881.
JO.tVtn tII'.JIE !
The celebrated Stallion has returned t* his sta
blcs in this place where he may he found. TERMS
—Same as hcretofoie.
Oct. 12, 18 >l. j7 Q DEWITT.