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BY FRED'K L. BAKER.
itBRITTON Si, MUSSER'S in g
FAMILY DRUG STORE, IN
larket Street, Alarietta, Pa.
orey Si Mosta, successors to •Dr. P.
ie trill continue the business at the old
.•; 11 's k'here th ey are daily receiving additions
:.tiir stock, which are received from the
Cable importers and manufacturers.
9 1 1 1 , yewould respectfully ask a liberal share
• Dile patronage.
'cryey ate now prepared to supply the de
,s3jOf the public with everything in their
trade. Their stock of
p11,1)68 AND MEDICINES
OD PURE, HAVING JUST ARRIVED.
aura alines Ana gigues
1011.11EDICINAL USES ONLY,
pi THE MOLAR PATENT MEDICINES,
pr. mi. of all kinds, fancy and Toilet As
if every kind, Alcoholic and Fluid
lAtracts, Alcaloid and Jlesinoids, all
tbe best Trusses, Abdominal Sup
poiters,Slioulder Braces, Breast
Naps, Nipple .fihells and
Shields, Nursing Bottles,
A large supply of
HAIR, TOOTH, NAIL AND CLOTHES BRUSHES':
i. o ch powder and Pastes, Oils, Perfumery,
. calks Hair Dyes, invigorators, the.;
;,el Oil, Lamps, Shades, Chimneys, Wick, Sze,
?In sicians supplied at reasons tile rates . _
!;E !teines and Prescriptions.calefully and ac
.,it,ly r amposaded all hours of the day and
ty Charles H. Britton, Pharmaceutist,
viii pay especial attention to this branch
leilness. Having had over ten years
xictind experience in the drug business ena
..:34, to guarantee entire satisfaction to all
may patrotae the new firm.
supply of School Books, Stationary,
Owe), on hand.
SUNDAY HOU ItS; •
la lU, a. in.,--I2 to 2, and sto6p. m.
•„r.;11. Britton. A. _Musser.
us, October 20, 1866. 11-tf
SUPPLEE & BRA„ 4:M s
IRON AND BRASS
11 N D E S
General Machinists, Second street
&low Union, Columbia, Pa.
They urn prepared to make alt kinds of iron
fur Rolling Mills and Blast Furnace!,
tor Steam, Water and Gas; Column:,
I'mrt, Cellar Boma, Weights, &c., for Buil
1i42, sal castings of every desCription ;
,11:111 P N ',VEX, /I ND BOILERS,
IX:III:MUST MODERN AN U IMPROVED
4Yieri Pumps, Brick Presses, Shafting and
Uyi, Mill Gearing, Taps, Dies, Machinery
and Tanning ; Brass Bearings,
Walt Gauges, Lubricators, Oil Cocks,
lives fur Steam, Gas, anti Water; Brass Fit
all their variety; Boilers, Tanks, Flued,
!haters, Stacks, Bolts, Nuts, Vault Doors,
BLACKS:III - THING in G ENERAL.
longexpenericein :building machinery we
:per ourselves that we can give general satis
•,:nu to those who may favor us with their
.l.ritepairing promptly attended to.
Orders by mail addressed ens above, will meet
, ;:htirunipt a tte atom Prices to suit the times.
r. , ulibick, October 20, 1860. 14 tf
' John Fareira's
No. 718 ARCH
trcet, above 7th,
line now in store of my own importation
rat manufacture one of the largest and most
:Nast :elections of FANCY FU etB, for
Lida's' and Childrens' wear, in the city . Also
the essortment of Gent's
YUIt G' OVES AND CNA ARS.
Inn enabled to dispose of my goods at very
: loanable prices, and I would therefore soli
,.ta call from my friends of Lancaster county
Remember the name 'number and street.
RHIN VAREIRA, 718 Arch-at.,
...,te7th south side, PHILADELPHIA.
have no partner, nor connection with
sP esker store in Philadelphia. 110-17 t.
STOVES! STOVES!! STOVES!!!
A' STOVE e,
Jo S t PANEGLER'S•
STOVES'. PARLOR STOVES'
, Y—CALL AND
and Stove Store
w‘t, next door to R
re, between Locus,
7 TO 8 A. X
6 To 7 P. It
T CASTER PA.
TA Di:xi:STREET .
where he will ail
profession in all its
PORTERS an ex
tilies. Just =Wed
TIPS Variety Stoie.
, Ps . , and Clark's Fs
. lioiden Mortar
CL) , .
" - .
AT ONE DOLLAR AND A HALF A YEAR,
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
Office in " LINDSAY'S BUILDING," second
floor, on Elbow Lane, between the Po.st
Office Corner and Front-St., Marietta,
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
ADVERT/SING RATES : One square (10
lines, or less) 75 centslor the first insertion and
One Dollar and-a-half for 3 insertions. Pro
fessional and Business cai ds, of six Vs or less
at $5 per annum. Notices in the reading col
umns, ten cents a-line. Marriages and Deaths,
the simple announcement, FREE; but for any
additional lines, ten cents a line.
A liberal deduction made to' yearly e nd half
Having just added a el NEWBURY MOUE
TAM JOBBER Pizzas," together with a large
assortment of new Job and Card type, Cuts,
Borders, &c., &c., to the Job Office of " TEE
MARIETTIAN," which will insure the f ne and
speedy execution of all kinds of Jon & CARD
P a rn O , from the smallest Card to the
LARGEST POSTER. at reasonable prices.
Is a MEM a whit the batter
For his riches and his gains ?
For his acres and his palace—
If hie inmost heart is callous,
Is a man a whit the better?
And if a man's no whit the better
For his coffers and his mines,
For his purple and fine linen,
For his vineyards and his vines,
Why do thousands bend the knee,
And cringe in mean servility—
If a man's no whit the better ?
Is a man a whit the worse
For a lowly dress of rags?
Though he own no lordly' rental,
If his heart is kind and gentle,
Is a man a whit the worse ?
And if a man's,no whit the worse
For a poor and lowly stand,
For an empty, even pocket,
And a.brawny, working hand,
Why do thousands pass him by
With a cold and scornful eye—
If a man's no whit the worse
Love one Another
Let each one strive with all his might
To be a decent man,
And love, his neighbor as himself—
Upon the golden plan,
And if.his neighbor chance to be
A pretty female woman,
Why, love her all the more—you see
That's• only acting human.
sr A Dutchman at Decatur, married
a second wife in about a week after the
loss - of wife No. I. The Sabbath follow
ing the bride asked her lord to take her
out riding, and was "cut up" with the
following response " Yon link I ride
out mit anoder woman, so soon after the
death of mine frau ? No, no."
isar A surgeon, "a short time since, was
called as a witness, for the purpose of
proiing damages upon an &alma. He
deposed that he had bled the plaintiff;
and being asked if bleeding-had been
necessary, candidly answered. "We
always find it necessary to do something
when sent for."
Or A Phrenologist had been elan:Un
it:lg Queen Victoria's head. He said he
found the bump of adhesiveness sadly
deficient, if it existed at all. In justice,
however, to this gentleman, we will
state that the Queen's , head under ex
amination was a postage stamp.
*r His Excellency Andrew Johnson,
Esq., President of the United States;
soon after his return from Baltimore,
had a severe chill. The exertion was
too much for his Highness, who is, of
late, very nervous, especially in the morn
" Tell me, ye angelic host, ye
messengers of love, shall swindled print
ers here below have no redress above f"
The shining angel band replied : "To
us is knowledge given ; delinqGents on
the printers' books can never enter
gar Have the courage to speak your
mind when it is necessary•to do so, and
to - hold your.tougue when it is prudent
yon should do so.
Akir Silence is the safest response for
all the contradiction that arises from
impertinmice, vulgarity or envy.
Whatahould a man do. when-Lis
boots leak ?. Take to- his pumps, ,- of
ear The geological character of the
rock on which drunkards - split-is said to
gthleptubtitt vennsgitrania *urn! for itre InU otirtle.
MARIETTA, .:PA., -SATURDAY, DECEMBER t 18.66._
FOR TILE MARIETTIAA:
Whilst a trial for
,murder was pro
gressing in Court, at Philadelphia, late
ly, one of the jurors took delirium
tremens, which caused a suspension of
the trial, until a new juror was empannel
ed, and a re-examination of the witnesses
and consequent loss of time and addition
al expense. Two questions are present
ed by this occurrezice. Should not a
penalty be inflicted for such offense, and
should not the cause of it be prohibited.
Sensualists argue that they have a right
to indulge their appetites to their own
disgrace, and injury, as long as their
habits do no injury to others, and if they
desire to use liquors, they cannot be
justly debarred its use providing they
can procure it in an honest way, they
admit that statues may rightfully prohi
bit the traffic, but deny the justice of
any law that would prevent them from
either purchasing or raising grain or
fruit and converting it into drink for
their own consumption. This argument
is deceptive, because it bears the sem
blance of a correct principle, but it is
unsound, because it fails to discriminate
between doing good and evil to our own
bodily organization. Every human be
ing has an inherent right to do right, but
none have a right to do that which will
injure them or impair their well being,
and unfit them to discharge their duty
Society, in its interweavings, consists
of a succession of harmonies that in the
aggregate constitute government, where
in the individual concedes no natural
rights, but for the succor and protection
afforded him he is justly required to aid
in the enactment and enforcement of
equitable laws for mutual good, for with
out this individual aid, free governments
could not exist, all laws would become
inoperative, and a state of anarchy would
ensue. Every age has demonstrated
that the human race abhors isnlation,
and unfolds its progressive destiny only
under national Unity, hence the true
condition of man is that of affording the
greatest good to the greatest number,
the false condition is that of idolizing
self. The citizen as an integral part of
the nation has a portion of its duties to
perform, and if from self abrise he is un
able to discharge that duty wisely, he is
doing his fellow citizens an injury for
which he should be held amenable.
When the brain is steeped in the fumes
of whiskey, beer or (the bane of high
life) wine, the judgement becomes un
sound and unfit to determine any im
portant questions correctly, and this
abnormal condition exists long before
there are any such marked external evi
dences as that of stupor, or delirium.
The property, freedom and even the
lives of citizens is jeopardized by being
left to the decision of jurors who have
bartered away their intelligence for
strong drink. This is an evil of great
magnitude and one that can . only be
remedied by total extirpation, the great
fountiOn head,of the evil should be eart
ped and the innumerable rivulets that
meander from it would soon dry up, the
duty devolves upon all alike to aid in
this important work, and . they that stand
aloof do great injustice to their Country's
welfara. B. S.
Or The local of the Indianapolis
Herald, hears it whispered that trousers
are to be.actually and positively worn,
not exactly ala bloomer, but to avoid
the exposure consequent upon the use
of 'titter." These trousers, it is said,
will be worn with elastics at the ankles,
and are to be made of taffeta, the same
shape of the short petticoat. This lash,
ion may prevail in time, bat when it is
adopted; what will be the use of titters?
siir The Newbnryport Herald tells a
story of a newly married couple who,at,
tended a launch in the city. A staging
gave way and let, the gentlemaminto the
water. Before he was rescued his wig
came off .and floated away. When be
was pulled out, bald and dTenched, .his
wife refused to recognize him, and be
sougbt the crowd to save her husband,
pointing frantically to a bunch of hair
drifting down the tide.
sar Socrates, at an extreme age; learn.
ed to play on musical instruments. Dry
den, in his sixty-eighth year, commenced
the translation of the Iliad ; and his
most pleasing productions were written
in his old age. Franklin did not fully
commence his philosophical pursuit till
he had reached his fiftieth year.
of When oats wash their faces bad
"Feather is at hand; when women use
washes to their ootnplexions.it is a true
sign that all the beauty of their day is
Some of our Faults
It is badamough to have faults— , _.s3
bad lo have them so glaring as to at
tract the attention of foreigners and
give us the odor of a bad name abroad.
The other day I met an intelligent and
observing- . Englishman, who did not
scruple to speak plainly cifour faults.
"How curiously you dress 'in this
country! Almost every man wears
black clothes, and the thronged streets
seem as though the entire population
was going to a funeral. Now and then
I see a suit of gray ; some wear coats
and pants of a copper color, and I have
seen a few men dressed in white=—but
these are exceptions ; the funeral color
is the rule ; black is the fashion. No
wonder one of our an , hors said you look
ed like a nation of undertakers."
I said as coolly - as possible, that black
was a becoming color, suited to all com
plexions and seasons, and that this was a
free country; I also added something
about bare feet when shoes are scarce.
He was one of those lights (gas-lights)
who would not be snuffed out with my
cool extinguisher, so he continued :
"And now look for a moment at your
fashions. They are as odious as your
taste in color is repulsive. Look at the
short jackets which barely reach to the
hips, and are constantly tempting a man
who hates the display to lift his foot and
kick - the wearer. Such coats do well
enough for boys who have just reached
their teens, but they make full grown
men appear very ridiculous. Those who
wear such garments should never say a
word about , the short dresses of the la
dies. As for the American ladies they
over dress. I have noticed red, hard
hands, that must work for a living, hoop
ed with cheap jewelry, and servant girls
often dress as well as their mistresses,
and more gorgeously, showing plainly
that•they exhaust their income to please
their vanity. Now, our English ladies
dress richly but plainly. The higher
classes seldom show, much jewelry; in
deed, it is considered vulgar for ladies
in polite circles to make a grand exhibi
tion of trinkets, as though their husbands
and fathers were all in• the jewelry trade.
Lady Napier, one of the highest born of
the aristocl'acy, ne,ver wears any gold
about her person, • save her wedding
I could only reply by saying that our
coats were not so short- as we desired
the visits of fanit•finding stranger to be ;
as for Our ladies, they had exquisite
taste, and whether their dresseswere
'Ong or short, Masculine or feminine,
a lovely in our eyes ; and Ser
vagirls,, who worked hard for their
money, had a perfectright to . spund it
as,they pleased, so long as they did no
harm to others. In this country we
aciinewledge no aristocracy, save that of
moral and intellectual excellence ; that
here every man was a king and every
woman ,a queen, whether .she played on
the piano or the wash-tub, folded news
papers, or "flirted" a fan at Saratoga.
" You have no aristocracy, that is
evident," said he ; " but you would like
to have even that distinction. When a
live lord makes his appearance on your
shores, the'people turn oat en masse to
sae him, and, if he be young and unmar
ried, scores of families in which there
are marriageable young women covet his
company and iavite him to accept their
hospitality.. He is sure to turn the ?we'd: 4
and hearts of all the silly girls wh .1
dance with him. See what fools you
made of yourselves when that coffee col
ored chap from 'Yuan dame here. He
received. a.peck of letters a day. What
did the simple darlings care - about his
habits of eating rat soup and dog cutlet?
He had a Lida; he was almost a 'Black
Prince,' and that was enough .for them.
Then, Wok at the list Of your titled men.
Why, yon_have more mea, with handles
to their names, than we have, ten tithes
over. Look at the armies of captains,
colonels, generals, squires and majors.
Why, if a man crossed the Hudson river
in a scow he would get the title of cap
tain for life, and his child would be
known as the captain's son. I'll wager
the price of a new hat that every tenth
man yon.meet in Broadway has a title
to his name." . . .
I gave him a piece of my mind, and
told him square to his face that our offi
cers were the true nobility, and had won
their honors with their swords ;" that
when we honored his master, the Prince
of Wales, it was , not because the boy had
royal blood In his veins, but because he
was the Con of asoodVoilier. We are
a gallant people, and never lose an_pp
portunity to show our respect for weak
an. Queen Victoria-was one of our fa
vorites, not because she sat upon a
throne, but because she was a gbOd, true
Now,if he had been a Frenchman,
the compliment paid to his sovereign
would have softened his criticism, and
he_would have found some kind words
to have said to us ; but he was a plain
John Bull, and proceeded in the same
strain, but with a more provoking per •
eonality. He continued :
"Your habits at the table are not al.
ways refined. roften see men and wom
en shovel their peas into their months
with their knives. I have seen them
pick their teeth with the prongs of their
forks. At a Western hotel I saw a man
take a quid of tobacco from his month
and put it on the table cloth alongside
of his plate until he had finished hid din
ner. By-the by, your habits of chewing
and smoking tobacco are shameful. , Old
and young, rich and poor, the educate.]
and illiterate, chew and smoke tobacco.
Cigar stumps and tobacco, stains are
seen everywhere. The appetite for the
nasty weed seems to have grown into a
passion ; even well-dressed men, who
claim to be cleanly in their habits, will
roll the quid like a sweet.►morsei . under
their tongues, making their breath fetid,
discoloring their teeth, and soiling their
linen. Why, I can smell• a tobacco
chewer at the distance of a rod, and his
color never fails to bring a sickening
sensation. How delicate and sensitive
young ladies can endure the presence of
a tobacco chewer—how they can receive
his caresses without utter loathing and
disgust—is something unaccountable to
me. The men who pretend to be gentle
men will not hesitate to smokeall about
the house. Having smoked their own
faces to the color of smoked ham, they
convert every room to which they have
access into a smoke house. To the cred
it of all railroad companies be itsp,qken.
they have provided special cars where
these,human locomotives can puff out
twenty miles of smoke per hour, now
they should provide disinfectants, QO
that the smoking and smoked passengers
cannot sicken tidy men and .women.who
do-not indulge in such disgusting habits.
I was looking out of a car window the
other day, when,the wind blew into my
face the spray of tobaccojnice from the
lips of a fellow passenger who sat in
front of me. My first impulse was to
take him by the collar and pitch him
out of the window, but he disarmed me
with an apology, while the tobacco tears
trickled' down from the corners of his
month and formed a liquid brooch upon
his nhirt-bosom: ' I merely said, " Never
mind ; I will spit on you some time
when I have something disagreeable in
I replied that, although I did not use
tobacco myself, I had great respect for
many persons' who 'did ; yet the respect
was not for thi3 . habit, but in spite of it.
"'Hold I" he said, before I could
mid another word into the converse-
"we drink beer, eo do you ; bn
our beer is made of malt , and hops; while
yours is a poisonous compound not fit
for' swine to drink ; besides, yen 'drink
whisky and gin, and rum and brandy,
and stuff made of logwood and whiskey,
and other dye-stuffs, and call it wine."
I said, with considerable emphasis,
that the United States was the birth
place of the temperance reform ; that
we had four or five millions of signatures
to. the „total abstinence,pltdge, mid that
our temperance, literature was scattered
like snowflakes over the land.
ar Mr. Schcelhurtz, of Erie, Pa.,
went fishing to the lighthouse dock , -on
Friday last. While examining his watch
a fine gold• ens, a fish bit, taking off his
hook, at the same time the sudden jerk
threw his watch out of his hand into the
lake. On going ashore Mr. S. bought
of another fisherman an eight-pounder
black base, just caught,. in whose mouth
he found - his hook; but strangest of all,
upon cutting the fish open, he found his
watch, which had noteven stopped-tick
ing !---Rather fishy, that story.
Why are young ladies kissing each
other like an eMblem of Christianity?
Because they are-doing unto each •other
as they. would men should do:lair-Ahem;
The gentleman whose lips 'pressed a
lady "annWy , br04, 4 did not catch
One ought to have' autos at one's 114-:
ger-ende, eeeing they -upon the
No, man has a,rislit to do as he pleas
e); except whet, he,pleases to do right
- tranaported for ife= the man iiho
marries bapfgly. -
VOL. XIII.-NO. 17.
They have a gravedigger at Spring
Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, who is a
fair match for the gravedigger in " Ham
let," if we are to believe the Cincinnati
correspondent of the Macacheck Press.
Here is his account of him :
One gets some grim views of living
tin well as dead humanity by visiting a
show graveyard such as this. There is
a einiple minded, goOd natured attache,
by the name of -- I am very fond of
talking to. He has given me many les
sons not soon forgotten.
"It's a little grief and a good bit of
pride that makes 'em do it, sir. I don't
mean to Bay, that it ain't nateral. It is
nateral. Neter cnn be found in a ceme
tery as well as anywhere. One afflicted
family, puts up
. a monument, and another
afflicted famil y ; wants to.outdo it.. And
they generally does of it's done at onct.
put off a little, they gets more
" Time cures all ills."
" Well, it does. Pee seen a party
put in that vault to stay till a lot could
be bought and a monument put up, and
the, grief was deep. You'd 'apose there
was no end to that grief, and no bottom
either. Well, at the end of three months
the company has had trouble to get
them to take out the party and give it a
" There are exceptions to that."
" course—any number of 'em.
can show you graves here ten years old,
and every summer End fresh flow :
erg strewed on 'em."
" More flowers than monuments."
"Can't say that. Real, deep•reeling
giief belongs as much to the rich as to
the poor. Leastwise I find it so. But
dying-is as nateral as livin', and in course
peciple gets over it. Therefore it is that
monuments come up with the first burst.
Them graves that have flowers over 'em
for more than a year isn't healthy
"Ny hat do you mean by that 2"
"I mean that the mourners ain't in
their nateral health, or they'd find their
feelings directed to the care of the liv.
Stuff for Smiles.
An instance of the ruling passion
strong in death is thus related of au old
cook, who was known as a miser, and
had amassed.a large fortune. On his
death bed when the gasp was approach
ing, a tallow candle was burning on the
stand, and a flickering flame in the fire
place. Suddenly he called to his son,
Woodbury, come here,"
The eon approached the bedside,
when the old man whispered
"Woodbury, blow out that candle;
tallow's moat as dear - as butter."
Old Lady (io a hackman )—" But
these hacks are dangerous. You never
know who rides them. We might get
the small pox."
Conchy.—" You're no cause to be
afear'd of my coach, mum, for I've 'ad
the hind wheels waccinated, and it took
" Mr. Jones," said Mrs. J. with an air
of triumph, "don't you think marriage is
a means of grace ?"
" Well, yes," growled Jones ; " I sup
pose anything is a means of grace that
breaks down pride and leads to repent
Two young gentlemen,' rivals, called
the same evening on the object of their
affections. "John," said the one who
came in Net, and whO had an umbrella
in his hand, "if I come here . again and
find you here, I'll run thi s, umbrella
through you—and spread it
A..geotleman met a half witted lad in
the road, and placing in his hands a six
pence.and,a penny, asked him which of
the two he would 'choose. The lad re
plied thit " he wouldn't be greedy ; and
that he'd take 'the smallest."
A polite young lady recently asserted
that, she had lived near a barn-yard, and
that it was impossible for her to sleep in
the morning—on account of the outcry
made by a gentleman hen.
" Mr. Brown, pappy wants to know if
you won't take a skiff and skull mammy
across the river ?"
" No ; but tell your peppy if it will be
any favor, I'll take an axe and skull
A lady was asked to joln one of the
divisions of the Daughters of Temper
-8.1108. She replied, "This is not neces
sary itir it is my : intention to join one of
the Sourin'the course of a few weeks."
Why ianibbled.choese like concluded
treaties•? Because it has been ratilled,