The Weekly Mariettian. (Marietta, Pa.) 1860-1861, April 13, 1861, Image 1

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Fr_ T3al-.or, Editor aid Proprietor_
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Having recently added a large lot of new Jon
AND CA RD Tyr's., we are prepared to do all
kinds of PLA IN AND ORNAMENTAL. PRINT
ING, at short notice and reasonable p.riees.
Ciy4p jloo BtoYI,
Korth Queen-st., near the Examiner and
Oifice.
T HE. Proprietor of Toe. LA NCASTER CREAP
B 00 K. 81' olt E
has availed hitru , elt of the opportunity to pur
chase a large stock of the most varied assort
ment of valuable books of every class and de
scription. He now oilers to the public the same
at proportionably and unusually Low rates.
Those in want of valuable standard works,
for the improving, of a well selected library,
will find it to their great advantage to call and
examine the extensive stock on hand. My ob
ject.and wish is, as it always- was, to -supply
the wahts of the community with anything in
my line on the most reasonable terms possible.
This we find the better and most advantageous
course for, all parties. The -Political Econc
mist tells us, "cheaper an article is,,the more
3t can and will be used." Then the conclusion
is, that when we buy cheap, we must sell
cheap, simply allowing ourselves a reasona
ble profit.
SUNDAY SCHOOL BOOKS
I would call especial attention to my large
assortment of Sunday School Books , on hand,
of every variety wanted for the use of Sunday
Schools :And sell all at Sunday School Union
prices. 1 have the agencies for the publica
tions of the American Sunday School Union,
American Tract Society, Methodist Book and
Tract Society. Also, the Lutheran, Presbj•te
.riiin, Episcopal• and other denominations are
kept on hand. .
Fil/IvIIL3r BIBLES.
Those in want of a neat and &Man Quarto
Family Bible, will find it to.thciradvantage
to call and examine at
THE CHEAP. BOOK STORE,
the largtist stock on hand, ranging form One,
to Twenty-live Dollars.
Before purchasing elsewhere, call and exam
ine the large and cheap stock of
J 0 LIN SIIEAFFER,
Successor to Murray, Young & Co.
Da. J. H. GRovE.]
GROVE & ROTII,
IX DEALERS 1N
ebelpilSs,?.ei'fLth)e , lll, 50aps,
MARKET STREET, MARIETTA, PA.
, !;;; l lJ ey L a D re li c e o r i e ls b i ): tn i t go r zi ei tle g piii r b es li i c i
a tdi d s i. t
tions to their drug stock, and at till tunes keep
on Inind a complete asssertment of
ledicincs, Chemicals, Paints,
Oils, Varnishes, Dye-Stuffs, Glass,
TVhitelead, Brushes of dt.l kinds,
and.elrerythingusually kePt by druggists and
glpothecuries.
An assortment of all kind of . LAMPS, for
owning Fluid, Pine Oil or 'Coal Oil. Latnp
Tops, Wicks and Oils constantly on hand.
A nicely selected lot of 'all kinds of STA
TIONARY, Knvelopes, 'Tens, Pen-holders,
ks,Szc., of all grades and at all prices:
PeKumery, Pomades, Soaps, Tooth Washes
and an endless variety of Fancy and Toilet ar
ticles-, all of which will be sold at reasonable
pnces: [Jan S-35-ly
BRENNEMAN ; Kt
To his MARIETTA Frienas ! !
WI has romoved from. Centre Square, to
• WEST KING-ST., lANSIASTEIt, Op
posite Cooper's Hotel, where he has the finest
BOOT AND SIT.OE STORE
IN LANCASTER CITY
He makes fine calfskin Boofs (the best) for $4.1
Calfskin Walking Shoes, $ 2,25.
Ladies Half Gaiters, (double soles) $2,00
Ladies Morocco Boots, (heels) .
He has concluded to make the best work at
,somewhat reduced prices,and hopes by so doing
to enlarge and increase his business.
la" Mending of every kind neatly done.
C'iliz.ens of Marietta:—When you come to
Lancaster, give I.III.F.isTN:EMAN a call and
You will surely be pleased.with his w ork.
September 16, 1560, 9-tf
J. It. lIOEFER,
Civil Engineer, Surveyor, Conveyancer
and Draughtsman,
Main-st.,-Mountjay, Lancaster Co., Pa.
ALL kinds of land surveying and dividing
levelling of watercourses, roads, &c. Ac
curate and neat plain and ornamental Mapping
and dranghting of town plans, large landed es
tates, &c. Mechanics', Quarriers' and Earth
work measured and estimated. Deeds, Relea
Sea, POWCTS of attorney and other legal instru
mauls neatly and accurately drawn. Execu
tors', Administrators', Assignees' and Guar
dians accounts stated.
He is also Agent for the sale of the
Ridgeway Farm and Land Company's Lands
in El k County, Pa. C o mmunications by letter
It 4 ' omptly attended to.
peiITTER'S Celebrated Truss, Surgical Ban
dages, Shoulder Braces,lnstruments for
ormit), &c. These artices aro •r i
very -highly recommended by Profes
sors Pancoast and "Gross of the Jefferson Men
ke] College of Philadelphia, and the under
..signed knows them to be the best articles, of
the kind in use. F. Hinkle ; N. D.
A fine assortment of Flavoring Extracts for
COO& ing—sometking very nice.
Liquid Rennet for ranking delicious desserts.
Poncine, Honey and othe fine, Soaps.
Frangipannie and other F.xtraets.
For sale dt ILLIVKLE',S!.
SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN „
Paper Neck Ties. beautifulAifashionp.ble
De, (914 'f.i-epeiltim 1 - pa, stooo
THE TEST OF YEARS,
And grows more and more popular every Day.
AND grows more and more popular every/
day ! and testimonials, new, and almost
without number, might be given from ladies
and gentlemen in all gradeS of society,' whose
united testimony none could resist, that Prof.
Wood's Hair Restorative will restore the bald
and gray, and preserve the hair of the youth to
old age, in all its youthful beauty. -
'Battle Creek, Mich., Dec. 21st, 185 S.
Pnor. Woon : Thee willt please accept a
line to inform thee that the hair on my head all
fell off over twenty years ago, caused by a com
plicated chronic disease, attended with an erup
tion on the head. A contin cal course of sear
ing through life having reduced me Ma state of
dependence, I have not been able to obtain
stuff for caps, neither have I been able to do
them up, in consequence of which my head has
suffered extremely from cold. This induced
me to pay Briggs & Hodges almost the last cent
I had on earth for a two dollar bottle of thy
Hair Restorative about the first of August last.
I have faithfully followed the directions and
file bald spot is now covered with hair thick
and black, though short, it is also coining in all
over my head. Feeling confident that another
large bottle would restore it entirely and per
manently, I feel anxious to persevere in its use,
and being destitute of means to purchase any
more, I would ask thee if thee wouldst not be
willing to send pe an order on thine agents for
a battle, and receive to thyself the scripture
declaration—"the reward is to those who are
kind to the widow and the fatherless"
Thy friend, SUSANNAH KIRBY.
Ligonier Noble Co., Indiana, Peb. 5, 1559.
PROF. 0. J. Wood: Dear Sir :—in the latter
part of the year 1b52, while attending the State
and National Law School of the State of New
York, my hair, from a cause unknown to me,
commenced falling off very rapidly, so that in
the short space of six months the whole upper
part of my scalp was almost entirely bereft of
its covering, and much of the remaining por
tion upon the side and back part of my head
shortly after became gray, so that you will not
be surprised when 1 tell you that upon my re
turn to the State of Indiana, my mere casual
acquaintances were not so much at a loss -to
discover the cause of the change in my appear
mice, as my more intimate acquaintances were
to recognise me at all.
I at once made application to the most skill
ful physician in the country, but, receiving no
assurance from them that my hair could again
be restored, I was forced to become reconciled
to my fate, until, fortunately, in the latter pait
of the year 1857,i 3 otir Restorative was recom
mended to me by a druggist, as being the most
reliable Hair Restorative in use. I tried one
bottle, and found to my great satisfaction that
it was producing the desired effect. Since that
time, 1 have used seven dollars' worth of your
Restorative, and as a result, have a rich coat of
very soft black hair, which no money can buy.
'As a mark of my gratitude • for your labor
and skill in the production of so, wonderful an
article, I have recommended its use to many of
my friends and acquaintances, who, I am hap
py to inform you, are using it with like effect.
Very respectfully yours, A. al. LATTA,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
THE RESTORATIVE, is put up in bottles of
thiee sizes, viz : large, medium, and small ;-the
small holds i-a-pint, and retails for $1 a bottle,
the mediu,ni holds at least twenty per cent more
in proportion than the small, retails for $2 per
bottle;.the large holds a quart, 40 per cent
more in proportion, and retails for $3.
0. J. WOOD & CO., Proprietors,
No. 449 Broadway, New-York, and
114 Market Street, St. Louis, Mo.
[HARRISON ROTH
reAnd sold bY all good druggists and fancy
goods dealers. .w7-7-i4-3M.
v v ever et
n'illaut & -7iu t k r
Tr 'Mk/ ICTlmutilactory,
Between Spangler 6. Patterson's Store.
and Wolfe's Nation house,
Market Street.
VID U. L D most .respectfully- inform the
public that he continues the above
.bus',
ness in all its branchea. Anything' not on
hand will, be manufactured at short notice and
warranted to ive satisfaction in workmanship
and pricb Be will always endeairor to keep
on hand an assortment of
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS,
Wagon, Carriage and Riding TlTlqps, Fly-nets
Holie 6)1,6 s, Collars, Trunks, Vatieces,
Carpet Bags and in fact everything in his line
of business, all of which will be of the best
Material and workmanship, and' at prices.in
keeping with the times. Come and see.
REPAIRING NEATLY AND CHEAPLY DONE.
Marietta, August 25, 1860. [ju 11'56
D. W. SWENTZEL, r iehmis
Graduate of the Baltimore College of
and an assistant operator and partner of
•
DR. JOHN WAYLAN.
'Would most respectfully offers his profess
ional services to the citizens of the Borough of
Marietta and vicinity s
• persons wishing to hays
their TEETII attended to . are invited to call of
hisoffice, adjoining Spangler .4r., Patteison'a
store; 2nd story, entrance from Market street.
I?ecommonclation of ;Dr. TVaylan
I hereby recommend to the people of Mari
etta and vicinity,, i Dr. E. ZV. SWENTZ EL, grad
uate of the Baltimore College of Dental Surge
ry, as a competent and skillful Operatoi, hav
ing had ample opportunities of seeing his ope
rations—having long been an assistant Avers;
ter of mine. JOHN WA Y LAN:, D. b. S.
Saw 'Nall and Lumber Yard,
11114.R1E TTA,'
nONSTAIITLY on hand a full assortznen
jot' all kinds of Seasoned Lumber, which he
oilers at reasonable prices.
Boards, Plank, Joist, Scantling,
Rafters, Laths, Shingles,
Pails, 6-c.,
OAK, PINE 6- HEMLOOK TIMBER.
All orders attended to with dispatch.
•
J. IYI. ERISMAIV
Marietta, April 11d.
)3 URNErf'S Cocoaine. A compound of
Cocoa-nut Oil, &c., for dressing . the Hair.
'or efficacy and: agreeableness, it is 'without
an equal. It prevents the hair from falling off.
It promotes its healthy and vigerous growth.
It is not greasy or sticky.
It leaves no disagreeable odor.
It softens the hair when hard and dry. •
It soothes the irritated scalp skin.
It affords the 1 ichest lustre. •
It remains longestin effect: For sale at
GROVE & ROTH'S.
Drug 4 , ,Perfumery. Store, Market street.
CLOTUS AND CASSIIUERS.;—A very sir
parlor selectiorrof , French and German
Cloths, and Caasimers, and a variety of beauti
ful Vestings, a new and fashionable lot, just
arrived at Diffenbach's ClAraii Store.
S. L. DELLINGER
DENTAL SURGERY,
ERISMAN'S
MARIETTA, PA., SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1861.
FAIRY GIFTS.
By Finley Johnson
What gift shall the fairies bring thee, love
From their home, far, far away,
Where the sunbeams dance with the elfin throng
Ina land of eternal day?
Shall it be, dear one, the priceless gift
Of a never fading bloom,
That would cause thy lips to smile in scorn
At the dismal shadowy tomb?
If so, then drink of the genii's cup,
And the spoiler shall , pass thee by,
'hen the friends of thy youth are stricken low,
And all in the grave yard lie.
Oh, no, oh, no! thou cravest not that,
For the youth of thy soul were gone,
If those thou lovest would leave thee here
In sorrow and in anguish alone ;
Away, away with that bitter cup.
For it thy soul cannot bless,
Thou scorn est the gift I know that would make
Thee think of thy brethren less;
For how, oh, how Could we live on earth,
Possessing no kindred eye,
To reflect in its rays of love divine,
Our own immortality ?
Wouldst thou have a gift, beloved one,
To read through the hearts of those
Upon whose faith thou bast firmly relied,
And sought on their breasts repose?
Then wear this gem in thy inmost heart,
For it bath powerto show
The danger that comes o'er the soul of love,
And the warmth of affection's glow;
And thou canst look with an eagle eye
On its flushing or fading hue,
And learn if the heart thou lovest so well
Is false, or ste . adfast, or true.
Away, away, with that sparkling gem,
I know thou cravest it not,
Thou wouldst not harbor within thy soul
One doubt thou wouldst have forgot;
That though, the deep, stormy love of thy heart
Should trampled be hi the dust,.
yet wouldst thou keep in its inmost cell
'A fragment of hope and trust;
For, oh, what sorrow, and anguish, and pain,
The heart of despair can trace,
When doubts and suspicions dim the light
That beams from a loved one's face.
Thou refusest all—then tell me, love,
What the gift of the , fairies shall be,
What favor, what smiles shall the elfin throng
Shower, my love, on thee'?
Thou wilt not drink of the tempting cup,
That gives thee a life divine ; . .
Thou scornest the jewels and treasures rich
Of earth's richest s and deepest mine;
Thou wilt not read'througlr the heart of those
Upon Whose bosoms thou rest;
Then answer, love, what gift shall they bring
That shall please thee of all the best?
I have it, love—thou cravest no sway.
O'er the powers unseen,
But only pine for a loving heart
On which thou canst fondly lean ;
And a friend, a faithful, trustful friend,
In.whom thou canst fondly trust,
Whose faith, and love, and sincerity
Shall not be crushed in the dust;
That gift shall he thine, for the links of love
That bind us, nothing can sever,
Be true but to love, and I in return
Shall adore thee forever and ever.
THE WHITEWASHING SEASON : The sea
ron for whitewashing having now arrived,
the following directions for making in
door wh itewash will just come in play.
Those who have used it pronounce it the
best ever introduced : For a'moderate
size house, say Blooms, about 33 lbs. of
Paris white, and 1 lb. best white glue are
needed. Dissolve the glue in hot water,
also make a thick wash with the Paris
white and .hot water, and add the dis
solved glue and sufficient w z ater to make
the wash of the proper consistence. As
the mass stiffens over night, it is better
to mix each morning what is wanted du
ring the day. If left over night, warm,
or add hot water to make it limpid.
The Paris white chalk cleansed
from its impurities and is only a very
pure whiteing,—better than is ordinarily
used for making putty. Some used the
Cooper glue, which is considered the
best, but any good white glue will answer.
It costs about 50 cents per lb. at retail,
and the Paris white 3 cents per lb.—
Both articles can be obtained in almost
every city or village.
The above makes an excellent white
wash, Cleari and white, and not easily
rubbed off. Its first cost is more than
lime wash, but it is durable, and for nice
rooms it is far preferable.
itgrln the Mississippi Legislature a
proposal was made to alter the name of
a county, and call it Cass county. A
member by way of burlesque on the old
Michigander, whom it was proposed thus
to commemorate, moved' as an amend
ment, that the, letter C stricken :off.the
name. Upon this the original proposer
said it was . the first instance hehad etygr
known of= a member having the assura,ime
to name a county after himself'.
WAn exchange.advertises for a com
positor, "who won't get drunk," and adds
that the editor does :the getting driink
necessary to support the dignity of the
establishment
THE DOLLAR.
BY GEORGE LIPPARD
They brought him a dollar. •
He took it, clutched his long, skinny
fingers, tried its sound against the bed
post, and then gazed at it long and in
tently with dull leaden eye.
That day, in the hurry of business,
Death had struck him, even in the street.
He was hurrying to collect the last
month's rent, and was on the verge of
the miserable court where his tenents
herded like wild beasts in their kennels
-he was there with his hand upon him.
Ile was carried home to his splendid
mansion. ' He was laid on a satin cover
let. The lawyer, the relations, and the
preacher were sent for. All day long he
lay speechless, moving his right hand, as
though in the act of counting money.
At midnight he spoke.
He asked for a dollar, and they brought
one to him ; lean and gaunt he lay upon
his death bed, and clutched it with the
grip of death.
A shaded lamp stood upon the table,
near the bed, and the lofty ceiling all
said gold I as plain as the human lips
could say it.
• His hair and eyebrows were white,—
His cheeks sunken, and his lips surround
ed by wrinkles that indicate the passion
of avarice. As he sat up in . his bed,
with his neck bared and the silken cov
erlet wrapped about his lean frame, his
white hair and eyebrows contrasting
with his wasted and wrinkled face, he
looked like a ghost. And there was life
in his leaden eye; all that life was cen
tred on the dollar, which he gripped in
his clenched fist.
His wife, a pleasant faced, matronly
woman, was seated at the foot of the bed.
His son, a young man of twenty-one,
dressed in the last touch of fashion, sat
by the lawyer. The lawyer ,sat before
the table, pen in hand and gold specta
cles on his, nose. There was a huge
parchment spread before him.
"Do you think he will make a will ?"
asked the son.
"Hardly conipos mentis yet," was the
whispered reply. "Wait, he will be lu
cid after a while."
"My dear," said his wife, "had I not
better send for a preacher ?"
She arose took her dying husband by
the hand, but he did not mind. His eye
was upon the dollar.
He was a rich man, He owned pala
ces on Walnut street, and hovels and
courts in the outskirts. He had iron
mines in this State;.copper mines on
the lakes somewhere and he had golden
interests in California. His name was
bright upon the records of twenty banks,
he had half a dozen papers in'his pay.
He knew but one crime—to be in debt
without the power to pay.
He knew but one virtue—to get money.
That crime he had never forgotten in
the long way of thirty five years.
To hunt down a debtor, to distress a
tenant, to turn a few thousands by a sharp
speculation—these were the achieve
ments of his life.
He was , a good man—his name was
upon a pew door of a velvet cushioned
church.
He was a benevolent man—for every
thousand dollars he wrung from the ten
ants of his courts, or from the debtors
who writhed beneath his heel, he gave
ten dollars to some benevolent institu
tion.
He was a just man, the gallows and
jail always found him a faithful and Un
swerving advocate.
And now he is a dying man—see .f As
he sets on the ,bed of death, with the dol
lar in his clenched fist.
Oh ! holy dollar P object of his' life
long pursuit, what comfort bast thou for
him now on his bed of death I
At length the dead man revived and
dictated his will. It was strange to see
the mother, the son and the lawyer inut'-
tering and wrangling beside the bed of
death. All the while thetestator clench
ed,the dollar in his right hand.
While the will was being made the
preacher came—even he who held the
pastoral charge of the great church,
whose pew .doors bore saintly names on
silver plate, and whose seats, on Sabbath
day, groaned beneath the load of respec
tability, broadcloth and satin.
He came and said his prayers--deepr
ously and in measured words—but never
once did the dying man relax the hold
on the dollar.
"Can't you read me something—say
quickly, don't you see I'm going ?" said
the rich man at length, turning to the
preacher. -
The preacher, whose cravat" was of the
whitest, took a book with golden Olisp
from a marble table and read :
Dollar a, Year--
"And I say unto you, it is easier for a
camel to go through the eye of a needle,
than for a rich man to enter the kingdom
of God." • •
"Who said them words—who—Who ?"
fairly shrieked the dying man, shaking
his hand Which clenched the dollar at
the preacher's head. •
The preacher hastily turned over tlie .
leaf and did not reply.
"Why did you not tell me of this be
fore ? Why did you never preach from
it as I sat in plug church ? Why,?','
The preacher did not reply butturned
over another leaf. But the dying. man
would not be quieted.
"As it is easier for a camel. to go
through the eye of a needle than for a
rich man to enter the kingdom of God,
is it 7 Then what is to became of me?
Am 1 not rich 7 What tenant did I
ever spare or release ?"
"And you•stood up, Sunday after Sun
day, and never said one word about the
camel."
The preacher, in search of consoling
passages, turned rapidly over the leaves,
and in his confusion came to this passage,
and read :'
"Go now ye, rich men, weep and howl,
for your miseries shall come upon you.
Your gold and silver is cankered, and
the' rust of them shall be a witness
against you, and shall eat your flesh as if
it were fire ; ye heaped' treasurers to ,
gether for the last days: Behold the
hire of the laborers who liave reaped
dbwn your fields, which is of you kept by
fraud crieth, and the cries of them which
have reaped and entered into the ears of
the Lord of Sabbath.
"And yet you never preached that to
me."
The preacher who had blundered
through. the passage of James which
have quoted, knew not what he said.
Then the wife drew near and strove to
comfort him, and the son, attempted a
word of consolation. Butivith the dol
lar in his hand lie sank into death, talk
ing of stocks, of rents, of copper mines,
of cancels, of tenant and debtor, until the
breath left his lips.
Thus he died.
When he was cold the preacher arose
and asked the lawyer whether the de
ceased had left anything to such a char
itahle society, which had been engrafted
upon the preacher's church.
And the wife, closed his eyes and tried
to wrench the dollar from his grasp, but
in vain, he clutched it as though tit were
the only Saviour to light him through
the darkness of eternity. .
And the son sat down with dry,eyes,
and , thought, of the hundreds of thousands
that were now his own.
Next day there was a hearse followed
by a train of carriages nearly a\ mile
long. There was a crowd around,the
open grave, and an elegant sermon on
the virtues of the deceaSed by the preach
er, There was' flattering of crape bad
ges, and rolling of carriages, and—no
tears. They left the dead man and re
turned to the place where sorrow died
even as the crape, was, taken from the
door knob. And in the grave, the dead
hand still clenched the dollar.
OUSE CLEANING.-A reportorial,bro
ther who evidently possesses' a teen ap
preciation of the uncomfortable arid lu
dicrous, thus "sprcads" himself on the
miseries of house cleaning—an operation
incident to this, peculiar season of the
year :—"lf there ever was an institution
devised for rendering a man miserably
unhappy, it is whatour wives, and moth
ers, and sisters, and "hired help,". faceti
,
ously term "house cleaning." It gener
ally prevails aboutthis season, and the
particular object of those engaged in it
seems to be to produce a' general 'rever
sal of all order—to pile things up in pro
miscuons, conglomcrate heaps, and'in
.
vest it with an odor of soap suds. Dur
,
ing the continuance of the operation,
every woman is supposed to havett per
fect right to exercise a snapping turtle
disposition towards each and all with
whom she comes in contact." 1,
"Honsox'sekpression
" HCbson'S Choice," is ptPireibialtiOth in
EurdPe and AirteriCa. The story of its
origin 'is thus stated: ' Thoniitellobb - oti
was a celebrated carrier in Cambridge,
:En g . r who to his employment ; in that ca
pacity added the ptofessiou of supplying
the students at the university hot,
ses. doing this, he. made unalL
feral:a° „rule that every horse,:should
have an equal ,portion.of timplinoyhich
to rest as well as labor. Hence ; he' al
ways refused to let altorse out of his
turn howe'vei- 3 desirons Alien
might b r e 5b o API To? hiniseff,' - 11en6IES
the iiying;: i 'll'obSOP'S'‘O'lloki4 this `off
„give wa".
NO. 39.
THE lhalary o REFIISP, Titunas.—The
prusiate of potash. is made in large quan
tities in Cincinnati, from the hoofs :
horns, and other refelne of slanglitered
swine.
Cow fair, tglieft fiord fte hides in tan=
nsties, is employed for making plastering
mortar, to- give it an adhesive quality.
Sawdust is gold for: sprinkling the
floors of nsarkets i airid for packing ice for
shipping: •
• The rags of old wont'-tasitirtitfg,
ivy dresses, and the • waste• of cotton fac ,
tories ; are employed to make- the paper
upon which these lines are printed:
Old ropes are converted info. fine tiotel
paper, and the waste paper itself, which
is picked up in the gutters, is again re ,,
converted into broad, whits sheets.
The parings of skins and hides ; and
the ears of cows, calves, and sheep,. aro
carefully coll r ected and converted into
The finer qualities of gelatine are made
from ivory raspings, and the bones and
tendons of animals,
Bones converted into charcoal in re ,
torts, are afterward employed for, purify
ing the ,white sugar with which we sweet=
en.our coffee ; etc.
Ammonia obtained from the distilla
tion of coal in making gas, is employed
for saturating orchil and endbear, in
making the beiutiful colors that are dyed
on silk and the fine woolen goods.
Carbonic acid, obtained in the distil
lation of coal tar, is employed with other
acids to produce beautiful yellow colors
on silk and wool.,
The shavings of cedar wood ? used in
making pencils, are distilled - to obtain
the ottar of cedar wood.
Brass filings and old brio{ kettles are
remelted and .employed to make the
brass work of printing presses and pumps.
Old copper scraps are used in the
constructing of splendid bronze chande•
Hers, for illumination our churches and
the mansions of the wealthy.
Old horse shoe nails are employed to
make the famous steel and twist barrels
of fowling pieces,
Too Slum. FOR Hrm.--PrefessorJobn.
son, of Middleton!" University, was one
day lecturing before the students .of
Mineralogy. Eta had before him quite
a number- of specimens of various sorts
to illustrate the subject A roguish stun
dent, for sport, slyly slip a piece of brick
among the stones. The Professor vas
taking up the stones one after another
and naming them.
"This;" said he," is a piece of granite;
this is .a piece of feldspar," etc.
Presently he came to the brickbat—.
Without betraying any surprise, or even
changing his tone of voice,—
"This," said he, holding it up, "is a
piece of impudence."
There was a shout of laughter, and the
student concluded that he had made lit
tle by that trick,
AO - Moderate drinking in Washings
ton's time is thus given by G. W. Curtis
in his recollections of Washington. He
gives a copy of a contract in Washing
ton's own hand, between Geo. Washings
ton and' Philip Barton, his gardene.r.—
After the usual clauses,' it provides that
the said Barton "will not at any time
suffer. himself •to be disguised with
liquor, except on terms hereafter men
tioned!' After enumerating the cloth
ing, <tc„ to be furnished, it further says,
he was to be illowed "four dollars at
Christmas, with which he may be t i lrunk
four dais and four nights; also, two dol
lars at Whitsuntide, to be drunk two
days-; . also a- dram in the morning, and a
drink of grog at dinner and at noon,"
WA cure for hydrophobia comes to
us from across the water. A Saxon for
ester, named Gestell, now of the venera
ble age of eighty-two, unwilling to take
to the grave with hima'se'cret of so much
importance, has inade . public in the Leip
sic journal, the means which lie has used
for fifty years, and, wherewith he affirms
he has rescued as many human beings
and cattle from the fehrful death of hy
drophobia. r Take iinniediately warm vin
egar or tepid water, wash the wound
cre'an- therewith, and then dry it ; then
pour upon the, wound:a few drops of hy
.-
41N0Y1) oraine,ral acids
destroy the poi tylAra, by which
means the latter itlized.
'Erln Cincinnatian Irishman became
angry, at a darkey, and irreke Eleven or
eight bricks over his head withont,doing
,
him the least injury. The negro who
perfectly cool during-the operation ex
claimed. "Struck awayWhi r te man-tiffs
chile dohl mind 'dem iietiales no how !
Yah Yah 1"
ear Gen. Wm, H. Kelm is pressed for
the Philadelphia Mint.