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ARRANGEMENT OF PASSENGER TRAINS.
TRAINS LEAVE H AKEIBBUBQ AS FOLLOW 81
For New York, at B.20, 110 a. M. 100 and
7.M p. m.
For Philadelphia at 6.20, 1.10, -45 am.i.CO
For tem, ' ftt 8.20, 8.10, 9.44 a. M. 4.00
3.S7 and IMp. m. . " '
For Pottuvlfle at 6.20, 8.10 a.m.. and .57p.
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'The1 S.Mjfio'a'. m. 2.00 p. m. and T.65 p. m.
trains have through ears for New York.
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7'LeavenHeadlng,at4.40, 7.40,11 20a. m. 1.30,8.16
and 10.83 p. m. , . .
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P An'd via Schuylkill and Susquehanna Branch at
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1-eave Anbnrn at 12 noon.
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Via Morris and Essex Rail Road.
J. E. WOOTEN. Uen. Manager.
C. G. Hakcock, General Ticket Agent.
Pennsylvania It. R. Time Table.
On and after Monday, Nov. 27th, 1876, Pas
senger trains will run as follows:
Mlffllntown Ace. 7.19 a. m., daily except Sunday.
Johnstown Express 12.22 P. M., daily Sunday
Mall 6.54 p. m., dally exceptSunday
Atlantic Express, 10.02 p.m., flag, dally.
WayPass. 9.08 A. m., daily.
Mall 2.88 p. m. dally exceptSunday.
MlfHintown Ace. 6.55 p. M. daily except Sunday.
Pittsburgh Express, 11.67P. M (Flag) daily, ex
Tactile Express, 5.10 a. m., dally (flag)
Trains are now run by Philadelphia time, which
Is 13 minutes faster than AHoona time, and 4 min
utes slower than New York time.
J.J. BARCLAY, Agent.
On and after Monday, Nov. 27th, 1876,traius
will leave Duncannon. as follows :
Mlffllntown Ace. daily except Sunday at 7.S3 A. M.
Johnstown Express 12.63p.M.,daly exceptSunday.
Mail 7.30 P. m.,.., " "
Atlantic Express 10.29 P. M., daily (flag)
Way Passenger, 8.38 a. m., daily
Mail, 2.04 p. m, dailyexceptSunday.
Mitllintown Acc. dailyexceptSunday at 6.15p.m.
Pittsburg Ex. daily except Sunday (flag) 11.33P. M.
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- A STRING OF PEARLS. ;
IT WAS during the lute rebellion. 1
was an officer In the Federal service
and It chanced, through the fortune' of
war, that my command wag sent to New
Orleans on special duty.
' This dutyj to most of us, was not very
pleasant 5 and we were awaiting eagerly
our summons to another quarter, when
I met with a rather romantic adventure.
: Tasslng down a secluded street, late
one evening, I was startled by a loud
shriek, evidently n a woman's voice
followed by an appeal for help. Darting
forward, I perceived In the dim, gray
shadows of twilight, which fell upon all
things, the slender figure of a woman,
enveloped in a waterproof cloak, strug
gling In the grasp of a burly ruffian. It
was but the work of a moment to deal
him a blow, which laid him at my feet.
He arose, and with muttered curses and
threats of future vengeance, to which I,
nt the time, paid 110 heed, - considering
them but the ravings of an inebriate,
staggered onward. ' All this time the
woman had stood trembling with terror,
leaning against an adjacent building.
" How can I ever thank you, sir ?"
It was a low, clear, sweet voice, the
unmistakable tones of refinement. I
raised myhat. ,' ., ,
" If you will allow me. madam," I
replied. " I will escort you home. It Is
not safe for ladies tobeoutalone,ln these
"I know It," she responded, some
what haughtily. " But since your army
has demoralized the city, and forced its
citizens to an observance of laws, which
are only the laws of tyrants the pow
er of the stronger over the weaker
since New Orleans has became what it
now is, we are obliged to submit to much
and do many acts which are repugnant
. She turned away, with a quick, Impe
rious gesture of disdain, and, ere I could
advance a step, had vanished down an
adjoining street. I stood, for a moment,
staring blankly in the direction that she
had taken, and, I must confess it, think
ing very much of the soft tones of her
voice, and the bewildering dark yes
with which she had glanced Into my
face, while she uttered her tirade against
the army, to which I had the honor of
" Whew I The little rebel," t exclaim
ed, half aloud as I turned to move away.
Just then, my eyes fell upon a package
lying upon the pavement, and I raised
it with a start of surprise. It was evi
dently a small box carefully wrapped in
tissue paper. Thrusting it in my pocket
I started in the direction which she had
taken with a faint hope of overtaking
her v but I had not proceeded but a few
rods, when I heard my name called, and
glancing around, beheld the colonel of
my regiment. , . ,
" Major," paid he, hurriedly, "report
at once at headquarters. I have received
important news, and wish to see you and
gome of the other officers immediately."
He passed rapidly onward before I
could answer with more than the cus
tomary salute, and was lost in the dis
tance. With a feeling of Impatience which I
could not restrain, I obeyed my superi
or's commands, and hastened to head
quarters. Here I soon discovered that
we were to leave New Orleans at once
and proceed northward. Important
military movemen ts rendered thischange,
I sought my own quarters, and pro
ceeded to examine the little package.
Removing the numerous strings and
wrappings, a small box stood revealed.
With an odd sensation at my heart I
raised the lid. Within the inclosure,
upon a bed of nzure satin, there rested a
magnificent set of pearls, bearing the
inscription in old English letters : . "Cc
oil Trcmaine,from her Father."
' My heart filled with pity for the young
girl whom I felt convinced was Cecil
Tremaine. Where was she going so
late, and with so costly a burdeu ? Who
could tell what a story of want,and woe,
and despair, it might be In her power to
relate? My experience in the war-devastated
South had shown me clearly
the suffering and poverty, and desola
tion of many of the first and best In the
land, and may not her errand have been
to convert the jewels Into bread for some
suffering loved one?. Hard old, soldier
though I 'was, I felt the tears start In my
eyes, And from that, hour I determined
to protect the jowels, and, sooner 6r
later, if It were In the power of man o
do po, J w ould return them safely Jo her
possession. ,,,, t,,,-7 , .. ,..,',, :.
But I had no time for sentimentaliz
ing ; the army was already In motion,
and my place was with my command ;
so, utifling my sighs of regret, I prepar,
ed for Immediate departure. Taklngthe
pearls, J sewe4 them carefully , (ntp a
large, leathern belt which I wore on my
person concealed beneath my" outer
clothing, and determined to defend them
with my life., j '.,, V, . j ,,. f -,
That night we left New Orleans, an d
years elapsed before I saw that city
again. Turing our fces , northward we
moved through Mississippi; here we had
several skirmisher, but from all I escap
ed unhurt. Months elapsed, and still I
wore the pearls Bafcly hidden, and, as t
fondly Imagined, unsuspected by any
one. But I was doomed to find out my
mistake. . ' '
We were encamped not far from Chat
tanooga, Tennessee. We were expecting
marching orders dally, and, lying Idly
In camp, Were glad of any diversion to
while away the long hours, when, one
day, a strolling musician, an old man
with a long, white beard, and carrying
a violin in a dilapidated case, was
brought into camp. He had been ob
served prowling around, and so had been
"taken in," as one of the men laughing
But, subsequent circumstances proved
that the " boot was on the other foot."
Worn out with Inactivity, the boys, one
and all, welcomed the old fellow; and,
when we found what exquisite music he
drew forth from that worn, old violin,
we decided unanimously, that the new
arrival was a grand addition to the
But, once, I caught him looking at
me; an impression that We had met be
fore, crept over me, and from that hour
I became suspicious of him, and was
ever on the alert.
I had "turned In" for the night. All
the camp lay quietly sleeping beneath
the clear, white moonbeams no sounds
broke the silence, sa ve the occasional
challenge of the sentinel ; and I lay,
restlessly tossing on my rude couch, un
easy and filled with a vague distrust, a
feeling that something was, about to
hapjen. . .
The moon-nys penetrated my shelter,
and dropped in great, white patches on
the ground before my bed. I lay with
my eyes fixed upon them ; when sud
denly, I saw a dark shadow cross their
whiteness ; then a dark form drew cau
tiously near, and I saw that It was our
strolling minstrel. ... i
But he was no longer bent and gray,
and, in that moment I found out two
things 1 that he had obtained access to
our camp in disguise for some unlawful
purpose; and, also that my good mem
ory had not played me false ; this mid
night prowler was the man whom I had
struck, for assaulting the young lady,
some months before. In a flash I saw
it all. He had attempted to rob her of
her jewels ; but falling in his evil design,
had secretely observed my possession of
them, and had followed our . regiment,
and dogged my steps for the purpose of
robbing me at last.
, , Something prompted me to close my
eyes, and feign sleep. I felt the villain
approacu me closer closer then, a
sponge saturated with chloroform was
heldto my nostrils ; with a quick spring
I bounded to my feet and eaught the
ruffian by the throat. Just then, the
sound of the bugle pealed through the
quiet night, "boots and saddles." With
a desperate wrench the robber escaped
me ; and I before I was scarcely aware
of my own movements found : myself
in my saddle, and, with the rest of my
command, on my woy to the scene of
Here we met the opposing army, and a
fearful battle ensued.
Through all that dreadful engagement
I kept the pearls Jealously guarded ; It
was a point of honor" with me and I
would new give them up. Such
thoughts were flitting through my mind
when I felt a strong grasp on my bridle,
and, glancing down stood face to face
with the pretended old man, the would
be robber of the night before. At that
moment I felt a sharp pain in my side,
followed by a numb, dead feeling. "
t saw the red hot torrent Which pour
ek forth, and knew thnt I was wounded;
then I lost consciousness. ''
I was aroubed by a rough and hnsty
touch ; and, opening my eyes I found
my enemy bending over me, his hands
busily removing my outer garments,and
I knew that he was ' searching ' for the
pearls. 'Whence came my strength
I know not; but with a sudden, mighty
effort I seized my sabre, and struck him
a heavy blow. I saw hi in reel, and fall
backward arid then once hiore I
swooned away. v ' ,
On my second return to consciousness
I found myself lying on a hospital bed,
with kindly faces uround We. ' My first
thought was of the jewels, and my
heart thrilled with exultation ' when I
found that they were safe. For many
weury months I lay upon my bed ; and,
during that time the war ended. But
my health was very feeble, and when I
was removed to my native New Yorlftit
was the general Impression that I had
come home to die.
However, that was not my Intention,
and In the course of a year I found my
self on the fair way to recovery. The
secret of the pearls I had never shared
with any one. They had beeu in my
possession for the space of five years,and
yet I hud never really despaired, of re
turning tuem to their owner. .
About that time it occurred to me that
ft trip to Louisiana would be very bene
ficial to my health ; and so, In the year
1868j I found myself once more' In New
Orleans. My first step was to Insert fl
"personal" In all the dally papers, ad
dressed to Miss Cecil Tremaine, and re
questing ber present address. But X re
eel ved no response. Iay after day pass
ed by, and I was rapidly losing hope, '
When' it chanced one morning that 1
strolled, into the printing office of a
friend , and stood watching the nimble
fingers of the compositors, among whom
were several ladles.
At length I heard the foreman address
one of the employees as " Miss Tre
maine." With wildly throbbing heart
I cast a furtive glance In her direction.
Oreat heavens! It was she; I was sure
In a few moments I had acquainted
my friend with the facts, and my belief
that this was the young lady, of w hom
I was In quest, lie told me then of her
poverty and that from one of the first
and wealthiest families of New Orleans,
she was forced to earn her bread. He
said that there was iio doubt that I was
on the right track, as she had already
told him of the loss of her pearls. On
the night that I had rescued her, she
had been on her way to dispose of them
for her father lay dying, and she had no
means with which to furnish him food
He was dead, now, and she, poor girl,
was all alone In the world.
I will pass over my introduction, and
the astonishment with which she listen
ed to my story. Time had softened her
asperity toward the " Yankees," and, as
months flew by, she seemed to have
quite forgotten all past animosities, so
t,hat, when at last I asked her to become
my wife, I was prepared to hear her an
Bwer " Yes, "and I was not disappointed.
And on the day that she became my
bride, amid the lace of her snowy veil,
and crowning her heavy waves of raven
hair, like drops of ice, were the jewels
which I had cherished, and defended
with my life, for all those dreadful
years my Cecil's PearLs.
Religion and Honesty.
, A steady visitor to a revival meeting
in Toledo attracted the notice of the
preacher,who finally made his way amid
the excitement to the man's pew, and
Bald to him :
" My friend are you a christian 1"'
" No, sir," was the reply.
" You seem to be always looking to
ward the rostrum witlT great earnest
ness. I hope nu interest has been
wakened In your heart."
" I am just waiting to see what that
man up there in the choir with , the
blonde moustache and projecting teeth
will decide to do.".
" " Ah, my dear sir," said the pastor,
" you must not wait till your friends are
converted. You must act for your
" Oh, that ain't it. You see that man
always gets religion at every revival,
and I am just a layin' low for him to
come forward and say that he has had a
change of heart, so that I can stand at
the door when becomes out and ask him
to pay me that $10 he owes me before
he has a chance to backslide."
The minister turned sadly away. .
SUNDAY READ Ilia.
Men are wanted. 80 they are. But
boys are wanted honest, noble, manly
boys. Such boys will make the desired
men. Some one has declared, and truly,
that these boys should possess ten points,
which are thus given :
' 1. Honest.' 2. Intelligent. 3. Active,
4. Industrious. 5. Obedient. C. Steady.
7. Obliging. 8. Tolite. 9. Neat. 10,
One thousand flrstrate places are open
for one thousand boys who come up to
the standard. ' Each boy can suit his
taste as. to the kind Of business he would
prefer. , The places are ready in every
kind of occupation. Many of them are
already filled by boys who lack some im
portant points; but they will soon be
Vacant'. ' ' ''
Some situations will soon be vacant.
because the boys have been poisoned by
reading bad books, such as they would
not dare show their fathers, and would
be ashamed to have their mothers see.
The Impure thoughts suggested by these
books will lead to vicious acta ; the boys
will be ruined, and their place must be
filled. Who will be ready for one of
these vacancies ? Distinguished lawyers,
useful ministers, skillful physicians, suc
cessful merchants, must all soon leave
their places ' for somebody else to fill.
One by one they are removed by death.
Mind your ten points, boys ; they will
prepare you to step Into vacancies in the
front rank.. Every man who is worthy
to employ a s boy is looking for you, if
you have the points. Do not fear that
you will be everlooked. A young per
son having those qualities will shine as
plainly as the star at night. . .
Beautiful Thouchts. ,
''I fct cannot be that earth Is man's only
abiding place, , It pannot be that life is
a bubblecast up by the, ocean of eternity
to float for a moment and then sink Into
nothingness. Else why Is Jt that the
glorious aspirations which leap like
angels from the temple of our hearts,are
forever wandering about unsatisfied V
Why is it that the rainbow and" the-
clouds come over us with a beauty that
Is not of earth, then pass off and leave us
to muse on the faded loveliness V Why
Is it that the stars who hold their festi
val around the midnight throne are set
bo far above the limited faculties, for
ever mocking lis with their unapproach
able glory? And, finally, why Is It
that bright forms of human beauty are
presented to our view, but for a moment
and then taken from us, leaving the
thousand streams of our affection to
flow back in alpine torrents upon our
hearts? We are born for a higher des
tiny than of earth, there is a realm
where the rainbow never fades-f where
the stars will spread out before us, like
islands that slumber on the ocean, and
where the beautiful beings that pass be
fore us like shadows will stay in onr
The Wife of Bunyan.
THERE 18 only one Instance,' In the
whole history of England, of a wo
man making her appearance at West
minster Hall, and before the Judges of
Assize, in order to make a formal de
fence in favor of the unfortuate. That
woman was the young atad interesting
wife of John Bunyan.
She, first of all, had the courage to ap
pear before the House of Lords, to ask
the Supreme Court of Appeals to relax
the rigors of a persecuting law. Their
Lordships, It is said, rudely told her to
go to the Judges of Assize, who con
demned her husband, and she did so.
At the Assize Court, Sir Matthew Hale
presided, accompanied by Judge Twis
den,a magistrate of ferocious tempera
ment, whose countenance strangely con
trasted with the mildness and placidity
of the Lord Chief Justice. We are in
debted to John Bunyan himself for a
description of the conduct of Judge
Twisden on this memorable occasion.
He says: " Judge Twisden snapped at
my poor wife, Elizabeth, and angrily
told ber that her husband was a con
victed person, and could not be released
unless he would promise to preach no
But Elizabeth, however much she
loved her husband, was more enamored
of the Gospel, and she gave the Court to
understand that her husband could not
purchase freedom at the expense of keep
ing silence about the mercy of God. "It
is false," continued Elizabeth, " to say
he has done wrong, for at the meeting
where he preached they had God's pres
ence with them." . .
" Will he leave off preaching ?" roar
ed Twisden. . . .
" My Lords," said Elizabeth, "he dares
not leave off preaching as long as he
can speak. But, my Lords," she pro
ceeded, with tears in her eyes, "just
consider that we have four small chil.
dren, one of them blind, and all of theni
have nothing to live on. while then'
father is in prison, but the charity of"
Christian people. Oh, my Lords, I my'
self, 'Bmayed at the news when my hus
band was apprehended, and being young
and unaccustomed to such things, I fell
in labor, and was delivered of a -dead
child.". ... ' . (
This was too much for Sir Matthew
Hale, who now interposed with the
ejaculation" Alas, poor woman !" Ho
then inquired what was her husband's
. " A tinker, please you, my Lord," said
his wife ; " and because he is a tinker,
and a poor man, he is despised and can
not have justice." ...
The Lord Chief Justice told her that
her husband had broken the law. Thero
w as but one person in the realm who
could pardon her husband, and that per
son was the king. But how was the
broken-hearted wife of a tinker to find
her way to the footstool of a monarch ?
" Alas, poor woman ;" he said, " I am
eorry for your pitiable case.'.' , -,
Elizabeth now became convinced how
vain it was to expect justice from an
earthly tribunal ; and with a herolo glory
which can only be found In the annals
of the Christian faith, she pointed to her
tears as she departed, and uttered words
which never shall die as long as the
English language exists. " See these
tears," said 6he ; " but I do not weep
for myself. I , weep for you when I
think what an account such poor crea
tures as you will have ' to give at the
coming of the Lord."
This scene took place not only befoie
John Bunyan was known as the author
of a book, but before he had eVen con
ceived the outline of his "Pilgrims
Progress." He was kept in jail,ln order
: that lit might not preach; but by this
persecution he Was enabled to write a
book in his prison cell, which has
preached to England for many genera
tions, and which will edify and enlight
en the world to the uttermost posterity.
O" There ore 2,000 Sunday schools in
the State of Kansas, with 20,000 teachers
and 150,000 fcholars. -,