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' t S.:ott House, '"n Johnstown, on Satur
.y, Gd 1.jv f AugUf-c next, at I o'clock
!, thi f-.lk-wir.g iioal Estate, to wit :
VI th : ril.t, title and intercut of Hannalt
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'' in Miili;o borouph, Cambria coun
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::of r:. r. Kiiif.
A!! t!.? ri;ht, title and interest of Adam
!'ar, of, in and to a lot of ground situate
t!ie Tith wanl, Johnstown l")rough, Catu
f oriinly, fronting T3 ft-et on lien to u Bt..
;! t-xti'n.ling back ?u feet to land of-Cam-"
I run C'tupHiiy, ndjijiuin an alley ou
t.. .r tli and lot of John i and Charlos
on the south, having thereon erected
luo t-lni-y laiik hoiii-e and frame stnblo,
"-' i.-taer outbuilding, now in the occupau
- ( f tiio said Adam Collar,
i. ki a into execution and to bo sold at the
t J I !,i;!son fc ih uLaker.
A!! the right, titlu and interest of John
-'l.iier. of, in and to a lot of ground sit-
t"1 l'i ( nnprnanrMi township, Gimbria ooun
. a. j i!iinLr lands of Kibler Parks on the
and a road ou tho north, containing
t na acre, more or Ies. havinz thereon
xtt 'l a o'le and a half story frame house.
i now occupied.
laken iiito execution and to be sold at the
,;f A. Kopclin. Esq.
JA?nS MYERS. Sheriff.
: ra's Office, Ehensburg. July 18, 1867.
iii-RIFIf-S SAL.KS virtue
f'l a writ of Vend. Expon. isaued out of
''('irt of Corrunoii Pleas of Cambria coun
. vi l to nie directed, there will be exposed
' ' il-iic .Sale, at the Court House, in Ebens-
'i, on Saturday the 27th day of July,
', at 1 o'clock r. m., the following lioal
-'te, to wit :
Ail the right, title and interest of John
'-tyre, of, in and to a piece or parcel of
"'Ktuate m Clearfield township, Cambria
r'ty. adjoining lands of Thomas Adams,
: ' Carl, and others?, containing fifty-eieht
- jmj iVll iVUVUb b vlJ I J HTC
ft! xh are cleared, having thereon erected
Ftory log house and log barn, now in
w.;i:p.ircy pf tj)C 8a;j john M'Entyre.
ir on into execution and to be sold at the
en J ho H. Douglass, for nse of John
JAMES MYERS. Sheriff.
'I'.f tilT 'j lr- ir.-r.i t..i r iof
pOK OUT FOR BARGAINS
i'frir?. desirous of rt?tirinf frnm huwi.
J! ' f r for sale the Ebensburg Foundry,
us appurrennnces, inciuaing an me
Mid tiorsonl iroi)ertv thereto bclonir-
t1.'; cr.'irio, patterns, flasks, &c. Also,
stock, manufactured and unmanufao-
-r(: crnR;4irig cf lnrcshing Machine,
' riirir Stoves, Parlor Stoves, Plows and
'' jrs r,f various kinds. As I am dcter
' r o,l to 8.I1, purchaers'may rely upon gct
,VR 8iy or all the above named article
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5 4, lS07.-C,n. E. GLASS.
I)1 ) JFrCLURE, Sukqeok
is TKf.TI.HT Carrolltown, Cambria Co.,
' Ni1 '".Mpt(yI on Gold Si,ver. Vulcan-?1-"'o
A'c' C-rrofe,ional visits
vf Springs the fint week and to
,i.f .n &-nrr,i of each month.
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DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
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Glue, Putty, Alcohol,
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" Glassware, Druggists Sundries, fyc,
EVER OFFERED IN THE COUNTY I
FOR HALE AT
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POPULAR PATENT MEDICINES
IX Tlllf MAUKET.
In our tstwch of
'10 1LET ARTICLES, 6re..
1VC DCFY COMPETITION !
C. T. FRAZER,
Jtihe 20, 1867.-1J. JOHNSTOWN, PA.
LORETTO DRUG STORE.
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for hioiilcinnl purposa,
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LAMPS AND CHIMNEYS.
BURNERS AND WICKS,
And a gotnl article of Rkkihkd PetuoLeum
Alxo, a large supply of
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JfAIR, XAIL AND TOOTH BRUSHES,
Combs, Toilet aad Tooth Preparations,
LUPIN'S AND PH AEON'S EXTRACTS,
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A TULL LINE OF STATIONERY.
Ab my medicines are warranted of a pure
quality. 1 hui prepared to fill Prescriptions
with acturacy and disjtalch. at all hours of
the day or night. Open on Sunday for the
salo of Medicines. A. J. CHRISTY.
LotPtto. Juue 27. 18G7.-Sm
CLOTHIER & TAILOR,
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lected and most desirable
SPRIKG & SUMMER GOODS.
Gents ana Bmtb furnished with CLOTH
ING, HATS, SHOES, &c, of the latest
styles anil best material, at tho LOWEST
A VARIETY OF PIECE tiOODS,
ttliicll will .e sold by the yard or mado to
order in tho most approved manner.
Having riven full satisfaction to his cus
tomers fr more than twentt-five years.
he guarantees ihe same to all who may favor
b:m with their patronage in tho future.
C3"Store ou tho west side of Montgomery
street, below Blair, next door to Masonic
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A UDITOR'S NOTICE. The
undersigned Auditor, appointed by the
Orphans' Court of Cambria county to reDort
the distribution of tho funds in the hands of
Robert II. Singer, Trustee to tell tho real es
tate of Dennis Dougherty, late of Allegheny
township, dc'd. hereby notiCes all persons
interested that ho will attenJ to the duties
of said appointment, at his office '"n Ebens
burg, on Friday, the 2d day of August next,
at 2 o'clock P.M., when and where they must
present their claims, or bo debarred from
coming in for a share of tho fund.
GEO. V. OATMAN, Auditor.
July 4, 18G7.-31.
A UDITOR'S NOTICE. The
---- undersigned Auditor, appointed by the
Orphans' Gmrt of Cambiia county to dis
tribute the fund in the hands of John A.
Blair, Adm'r of the estate of Mary CIe.nents,
dee'd, hereby notifies all persons interested
that he will attend to the duties of said ap-
S ointment, at his office in Ebcusburg, on
aturday, the 3d day of August next, at 2
o'clock P. M., when and where they must
present their claims, or Ikj debarred from
n tor a snare ot the tund.
GEO. W. OATMAN, Auditor.
lXECUTOR'S NOTICE. Lct
ters Testamentary having been granted
by tho Register of Cambria county to the
undersigned, on the estate of Jerome A.
Buck, late of Carroll township, dee'd, all
persons having claims against said estato
will please present them properly authenti
cated for eettlement, and those indebted to
tho same will make payment without delay.
JOHN FLICK, v .
JOHN BUCK, Executors.
Carrolltown, July 4, 1867,-Ct.
ROBERT E. JONES,
Ebensburg, Cambria co., Pa,
Dealer in Lumber. The highest prices,
in Cash, paid for CHERRY, POPLAR, ASH
and LIND LUMBER; ,;
Written for the Cambria Frceman.J
TO THE RAIffBOW.
BY JULIA TOBIN.
Triumphal Arch ! that spans the sky
When storms prepare to part,
I ask not proud philosophy
To tell too what thou art.
Still seems, as to my childhood's sight,
A midway station given,
For happy spirits to alight
Betwixt the earth and heaven.
Can all that optics teach unfold
Thy form to please me so,
As whon I dream'd of gems and gold
Hid h thy radiant bow 1
When science from creation's face
Enchantment's veil withdraws.
What lovely visions yield their place
To cold, material laws !
And yet, fair bow, no fabling dreams.
But words of the Most High,
Have told why Brst thy robe of beams
Was woven in the sky.
Gallitzim, July 16, 1807.
From the "Forum," by David Paul Brown .J
GE0ROE SHARSW00D, L. L. D.
The Honorable George Sharswood was
born on the 7th of July, 1810, and grad
uated at tho University of Pennsylvania,
on the 31st of July, 1828, with the high
est honors, delivering tho Greek Salutatory,
manifesting a scholarship of which his
unceasing industry had given an early
interest. In the month ot August of the
sania year, he became a student in the
olfice of Mr. Joseph 11. Ingersoll, and
after severe application to his studies, was
admitted to practice on the 5th of Sep
Even after Mr. Sharswood's admission
lie still blended his classical with his pro
fessional duties, besides giving some atten
tion to the modern languages, and it may
be truly observed of him, that it has sel
dom happened tlrat ench young shoulders
bore so wise a head.
He was not deficient in geniu?, but his
great quality consisted in rigid and inde
ftitigablc labor. He was a -model' for a
student. Always thoughtful, yet always
cheerful ; modest and retiring in his man
ners, yet in a moment of exigency not de
ficient in just reliance upon himself. We
do not think he could ever have been an
elfectivc advocate. The turn of his mind
was too tranquil to enjoy or endure the
tumult, agitation and excitement of jury
trials. Hut in an argument to the Court
in banc, upon a point of law few men of
his years would have been his equal
cool, calm anJ collected, he had full con
trol of that untiring perseverance that in
dustry hud enabled him to accumulate.
After remaining at the bar some five
years, with about tho usual share of pro
fessional business, but with bright hopes
clustering around him, he was elected to
the Legislature on the 10th of October,
1837, where it is sufficient to say that be
justified tho most sanguine hopes and ex
pectations of his constituents. On the
9th of October, 1838, he became one of
the select council, and on the 2Gth of
June, 1841, he was appointed Secretary
of the Investigating Committee of the
Stockholders of the Hank of the United
States. On the 12th of October, 1811,
he was elected again to the Legislature,
and continued in that body by another
election, on tho 11th of October, 1812.
Scarcely had his legislative services termi
nated, when, on the 8th of April, in the
year 1815, ho received the appointment
of J udge of the District Court for the city
and county of Philadelphia, and on the
first of February, 1848) became its Presi
dent. On the 14 th of October, 1851,
under the new Constitution ho was elected
by a large majority to tho same judicial
position, which he bad previously held
from the Executive and Senate of the State.
He was commissioned on the 1st of De
In all these varied and highly honora
ble and responsible employments, it may
be justly said that he manifested the most
abundant capacity and fitness for the du
ties imposed upon him. Hut ho more
especially ehoio in his judicial qualifica
tions. Take him for all in all, at his time of
life no bench in Pennsylvania has borne a
more unblemished, more competent or
more exemplary incumbent. He cannot
be said to be a man of refined and fascina
ting manners hia close studies and con
stant occupation would forbid that but
he is a man of kind, liberal and honorable
feelings, just such a man as you might
suppose was born to be a judge i and if
he holds out as he begun and Heaven and
his constituents continue him to his "three
score and ten," we are mistaken or ho
will furnish the best practical proof of the
folly of legislaturing judges out of -office
at the expiration of sixty years.
Since his presidency in the District,
J udge Sharswood has been chosen Pro
fessor of Law in the Pennsyjvaui.i Uni
versity, where he is an invaluyblo acqui
sition.. Apart from this duty, he is
engaged in delivering a course of elaborate
lectures before the Commercial Institute,
and when it is remembered that tba Court
in, which ho presides sits ten months in a.
year, and is continuously and laboriously
occupied during all that tirod in efcry
diversity of trials, certainly no better com
mentary can be required upon his exhaust
less patienco and energy of character.
Hut to glance from the mental to the
personal Judge Sharswood is about five
feet ten inches high, with a slight stoop of
the shoulders, attributable probably to his
studious pursuits through life, lie has
a benevolent face, and even temper, great
patienco, and that without which every
thing else is nothing uncompromising
honesty. - The honcsTy of a J udge, how
ever, is hardly necessary to be referred to,
as without it, no man is to bo considered
a judge. He is only a pngcant in the
temple of justice.
Ail this we have said with entire frank
ness and sincerity, and are prepared to
stand by. Nay, it is the voice of the en
tire bar, and we may be: excused, though
it partakes of something bordering upon a
rebuke, in saying that there is only one
defect in Judge Sharswood's judicial man
ner, and that possibly arises from Judge
Washington having departed from the
bench before Judge Sharswood carno to
tho bar. Judge Washington never used
a mallet or a gavel or commanded si
lence !" or directed the members" of the
bar or the by-standcrs to take their seats.
In departing from this example we think
Judge Sharswood errs. These errors,
however may be attributed to tho nature
of tho business, or may havo been inherit
ed from somo of his official predecessors.
He this as it may, they are rather formal
than substantial matters of objection
mere motes in a sunbeam, offendins the
eye without diminishing the light.
Judge Sharswood may be cited in sup
port of our theory, that Judges all other
qualifications being equal taken from the
bar before they have been extensively on
gaged in practice, generally discharge their
duties more satisfactorily than those who
are hackneyed in litigation and therefore
take partial or prejudicial views of a case.
Unless the opposite sides of the issue ex
hibit great inequality in merit and strength,
we defy any man to perceive from the de
portment of the Judge, to what result his
mind inclines. This is a great virtue in
a judicial officer nothing is so unbecom
ing in authority, as to descend from its
high calling into the arena of professional
delegation, and advance gratuitous opin
ions, and join in a conflict !etwceu out
posts, before the mind entirely grasps the
merits of controversy. Counsel may be
less observant of what they say or do, but
a judge should permit no word to escape
his lips during the process of a trial that
may tend to bias a jury, or throw reproach
upon one party or other. Words, as we
have elsewhere said, are things, and judi
cial words are very operative, if not con
troling things upon the minds of the "sworn
twelve' who, having for the most part,
but little light in themselves, look anx
iously for the least glimmering of it that
may be shed from the bench, and some
times convert that light into darkness.
Judge Sharswood puts his cases, of
course, very fairly to a jury ; he seldom
entrenches upon their right to determine
upon facts, and when he charges upon the
law, he docs it with great clearness,
precision and cogency, and so as to be
comprehended by any man of the most
ordinary intelligence. His thoughts arc
not only conspicuous, but tho language
in which they are clothed is so plain and
unaffected as to prevent all equivocation
A HARD HEARTED FELLOW.
During the first year of the rebellion a
man living in Georgia left home and
family, came North and joined the Union
army. He left behind him in his South
ern home a wife and two children, a boy
and a girl. Months passed away and no
tidings came to this little family of the
absent husband and father. At last there
came a well authenticated rumor that he
had fallen in some one of the sanguinary
battles which were so frequent in those
dark and bloody days. Time passed on
and the widow again manned in the full
belief that her lirst husband was dead.
Hy this second husband she had one child,
a girl. During the closing scenes of the
rebellion her second husband fell in defense
of the Southern Confederacy. Since that
time she has supported herself and three
children by teaching, for she is a lady of
education and refinement.
A short time since she received intelli
gence which led her to believe that her
first husband was still living and that he
was in the oil region of Pennsylvania.
Overjoyed at this news, she gathered her
means together and started on her long
and weary journey in search of the hus
band whom she had so long supposed
dead, not doubting that he would be the
same as of old. Last week she arrived
in this region and found her husband, but
instead of being rejoiced to see her, he
coldly ihformcd her that she was no more
than a stranger to him, that his affections
were entirely alienated from her. She
then besought him to make some provi
sion for the bringing up and education of
his two children. This he positvely de
clined to do with any of them. The poor
woman, finding him inexorable, 'turned
sorrowfully away. - With her tliree chil
dren the started on her journey Southward.
A N. Orleans editor snys he counted
one hundred and scventy-tbrcc alligators
in , a. sail of six-) miles along a bayou
Where is -forest" John Covodef - :
The Fallen Snow A Sad Story.
A beautiful pscm entitled the "Fallen !
Snow," a production of extraordinary
merit, has been copied far and wide by
the press of this country. The author's
name docs not appear, no doubt to the
disappointment of many readers who ad
mire tho true and beautiful in sentiment
arid composition. Knowing her history,
a correspondent of the Macon (Ga.)
Sentiiiely gives a brief biography.
The maiden name of the authoress was
Dora Shaw. She was born and grew in
to womanhood in the Wabash Valley,
Indiana. Her parents were plain, hon
orable people, blessed with plenty, though
not rich, as the world goes. They loved
their beautiful Dora, and bestowed on her
an education which very few females ever
receive. That accomplished, to wed her
to some wealthy and distinguished gentle
man, as is too often the case, they had
the fatal delusion that the daughter's will
should be sacrificed upon the altar of
Mammon that wealth and ambition
should be preferred to love.
In 1850, F. S. LeHaum and Dora
Shaw were married. Lcllaum was a citi
zen and the possessor of an immense prop
erty in St. Louis. Heing in the Wabash
Valley upon business of his house, he saw,
loved and woed this young, beautiful and
accomplished woman. lie then obtained
her parenls' consent, and marriage, which
followed, was hallowed by no love, save
upon the side of the husband.
Taking his bride home to his splendid
palace in the city, she was there given
everything that wealth could bestow.
Still she was not happy. Did you ever
see a contented eagle in gilded cage ?
The wife was at once introduced to, and
became the admiration of the best people
of the city. To the outward world she
appeared the happiest of mortals, illustra
ting how few there are who really know
the secret sorrows of the human heart.
She passed her hours in splendid misery.
At the time, tho famous theatrical
manager, lien. Delia r, had a fine com
pany at the St. Ixuis Theatre. I lis lead
ing star was Miss Annette Ince no less
renowned lor her acting mimic life than
her beauty and many womanly virtues.
To this theatre Mr. and Mrs. LeHaum
went one night and witnessed a play.
Dora had never been inside a theatre be
fore, and before the curtain fell upon the
second act, she had made a resolution
which would change the whole course of
her life she had determined to be an
actress like Miss Ince.
An interview with the manager was
easily obtained, who saw in tho aspira
tions of the lady a chance to make a splen
did hit, and put gold in his purse. lie
gave her encouragement, dismissed the
idea of her first assuming a second part,
but assured her she should make her
debut in the leading character of the play
she had witnessed "Julia, in the Hunch
back." More than encouraged, indeed
completely resolved, Dora at once com
menced the study of the play, and, pos
sessing a quick intelligence, was at least
master of the language in a few days
Private rehearsals appeared to give per
fect satisfaction to the manager, as well
as to the company trained for that par
ticular purpose and for that occasion.
All this was kept from the husband.
One morning the city was thrown into
a fever by the announcement in all the
journals, and upon all tho bulletin boards
that "Mis3 Dora Shaw would appear that
night as Julia, io Sheridan Knowlcs great
play entitled the Hunchback." ' LeHaum
and his friends were struck a3 if from a
thunderbolt from heaven. Ho first en
treated, appealed and threatened his wife,
and next the manager, and finally declared
his intention to murder her upon the mo
ment she made her appearance. All to
no purpose. Tho manager duly had all
this passed into the streets, which of
course increased the sensation and strength
ened the desire to attend.
Every ticket was sold by 9 o'clock, and
it were noodle: 8 to say that when night
came that place of amusement occupied
the thoughts of the city.
The curtain rose Dora appeared walk
ed, stammered, blushed and repeated her
part mochanically like any girl reading
her composition at an examination. Still
the audience was pleased not by the act
ing, but by the novelty of the occasion.
The next, the third, the fourth, and fift.li
nights were like the first. The morbid
appetite of the public, satiated with novel
ty, demanded good acting. This Dora
could not supply. The audience fell oil",
the managers became restless and refused
to offer a re-engagement, but intimated
that she had best go to another city.
In the meantime LeHaum sued for a
divorce, which was readily granted by the
Court. The next appearance of Dora was
in New Orleans, where her former social
position was unknown, and whera she
was thrown upon her merits as an actress
for success. It were needless to say that
she failed to elicit one single plaudit.
The rest of tho story is soon told.
Abandoned by friends, home, husband and
penniless, she fell to use he own words :
Fell, like the snowflakcs, from heaven to ho'.l,
Fell, to bo trampled as filth in the street.
Fell, to be scoffed, to be spit on aad beat :
Dreading to die.
Selling her soul to whoever would bay,
Dealing in fchauio for a morsel of bread,
lif ting tho living and fearir.g the dead,
Man i? a ciister wemau u Layt tory
Lo Cheval lYIechanique-A Wonder
The following description of a new in
vention now on exhibition at tho great
"show" in Paris is from a private letter,
published in the Charleston Courier :
"I was fortunate enough to be present
yesterday evening at a private view of this
wonderful invention. The throng at the
Exposition is so dense in tho daytime that
any attempt to work it during the exhibi
tion hours was impossible. Through tho
kindness of M. de M., whose acquaint
ance I made in 1858, when he was at
tache at Washington, I formed one of fifty
persons provided with special permits.
On entering, groups of the Cent Gardes
made mo think the Emperor was present,
but I did not sec him until tho middle of
the exhibition. I saw among the curious,
Nasmyth, of hammer celebrity, and Whit
worth, arm in arm with Howe, of sewing
. "The iron horse bears no resemblance
to its equine namesake. Imagine a trunk
shaped box alout seven feet long, and
wide enough for a man to saddle, and
about five feet high ; the whole concern
mounted on five wheels ; the wheels con
cealed, however, under the machine. It
is covered with leather, and has a saddle,
only the saddle is very high in the front
and back, so that there is no chance of
being unhorsed. In front is a steering
apparatus of the simplest kind two silk
cords and just before the saddle a steel
bar which regulatos the speed.- If you
pull it up, you start the machine, pull it
higher up, you increase the speed ; if you
depress it, you slow until a point is reaehed,
when the apparatus stops.
"Tho inventor, quite a young man,
coram, njd winding up the machine, with
what seemed to be a crank motion, and
as I distinctly heard the click of the rachet,
I therefore supposed it was, wprked by
coiled spring, but I have reasons eince to
think that I was mistaken. I suppose it
took two minutes to wind it, when he
mounted it, and started it by pulling up
the steel ban. It moved gradually olF so
that for the first minute I could walk
alongside of it, but presently it started at
the speed of a fast horse, and in i moment
more was lost, going round the curve of
"I suppose you know the Grand Expo
sition consists of a series of eccentric rings,
oach one devoted to a peculiar branch of
industry. The one the machine was run
ning on was the JTumero Qnetrey section del
.fecani'jues, and is among the largest,
measuring some yards more than an Eng
lish mile. It seemed to me to be incredi
ble that he should have performed the
circuit hi two minutes twelve seconds. A
hearty clapping of hands greeted the ma
chine as it came careering on, aud gradu
ally stopped without any apparent trouble.
"I noticed the Empeior, generally taci
turn, loud in his applause, clapping his
hands as lustily as I did, and 1 was as
sured by M. de M., that he had never
seen his Majesty on any occasion before
show the least sign of commendalioD.
The inventor then said that he would pat
it up to its speed, but to do this he must
give the machine a start. He then wheel
ed round, and just like a jockey starting a
horse, got it up to its maximum j as he
passed us he seemed to be flying The
circuit was made iu 58 seconds. A new
salvo of praise met him as he brought the
machine to where the Emperor was stand
ing, and I must say I felt some just emo
tion when the Emperor took the Legion
of Honor from his button-hole and placed
it on the young inventor's breast
"M. told me that its endurance, if I
may use the term, was extraordinary ;
that at its highest speed it would keep on
going for four hours. I was led to believe
that the mechanical power was secondary
iu it, and that a galvanic battery was the
real motive power. It is rumored that a
battery of constantly increasing elements
sustains the motion. Anyhow, the secret
is well kept, the Emperor having, with the
inventor, the only knowledge of it. M.
also told me that at Vinccnncs a battery
of artillery was to bo moved with it instead
"I may add that I saw four persons
mount it, and it moved much more rapid
ly than would a carriage. An interesting
experiment was made a3 to its capability
of going over rough country. Several
loads of dirt were shot on the floor, and
it passed over with apparent case. One
thing I remarked was that there wa3 a
perpendicular play in the wheels, and thc.t
as a difficulty was surmounted, one wheel
would ba higher than the other, whilst
the body was on the samo plana.
"I think that it had been placed pur
posely in a retireJ part in the Exposition
before this exhibition, so as not to attract
too much attention, and I learn this morn
ing that the Secretary of War has had it
removed from tho Exhibition.
"The iaveutox's same is Victor do Nar
Von Ska Msg Fkut Can. Take rosin,
eight ounces ; gum shallac, two ounces ;
beeswax, one-half ounce, and if you de
sire it colored English vcrmillion, one and
a half ounces. Melt the rosin, and stir
in the vcrmillion, if used. Then add the
shallac idowly, and afterwards the bees
wax. This will make quite a quantity,
and needs only to bo melted to bo ready
for use at any time. '
A man in Rutland, Vermont, was
ouir.d of dpifuess by a stroke of lightning.
A CIRCUS SETJSATI0N.
The immense audience assembled under
the canvass of Messrs. Thayer & Noyes,
Falls Field, on Thursday evening wcro
treated to a performance which they had"
not anticipated, and which everybody
present would willingly have forgone
The entertainment had passed off to tho
eutirc satisfaction of the spectators, and as
a crowning act the large cage containing
two lions and two lionesses were drawn
into the ring, when Mr. Charles White,
tho keeper, entered it to exhibit his control
over the ferocious beasts. The animals
are all full grown, young and active in
short the best specimens of their species
we ever saw and one of the lions is remarkably-
wild and intractable. Mr.
White, however, having full confidence in
his power to control them, entered with
entire fearlessness and began to put tho
beasts through their paces. All proceed
ed well for a time, but at length ono of
the lions began to be fraction' r.nd diso
bedient, whereupon Mr. White struck hint
two or three blows with a whip. Sud
denly the animal made a spring and seized
Mr. White by the shoulder with his teeth,
shaking him as a dog would a cat, and
finally throwing him on his back upon the
floor of tho cage, A thrill of horror pass
ed through the assemblage of sjKjctators.
Ladies screamed and fainted; many people
hastened to leave the establishment ; some
with terror-blanched countenances awaited
in silence the result, and others rushed in
to the ring, vaguely and vainly hoping to
rescue the adventurous lion tamer from
the fate which apparently awaited him.
Meantime Mr. White cooly awaited tho
issue. He was helpless for the moment,
the lion, with both fore paws upon his
breast, holding him down and retaining
his &hou!dcr with those terrible jaws.
The angry growls of the ferocious beast
were .Vightfnl. And he was evidently
determined to make the most of his op
portunity. Mr. Noyes, one of thCpro"
prietors of the circus, happened fortunate
ly to be near, and seizing an iron bar,
dashed the end of it against the lion's head
with such force that the animr.l was sur
prised into relaxing his hold." ' In an in
stant Mr. White had regained his feet"! an J
hia control over the occupants of the enjje.
With a few well-directed blows of his
whip he reasserted his supremacy, and :
the recently victorious king of bca-ts wafv t i
reduced to submission. It would nay-- ,
ly oc 8upposea that alter sucu an c:
ence, Mr. White would be dispot?
part company with his dangerous
panions as soon as possible, but he I1
made of the kind of material to
tt , : i ; i .t
of the lion having penetrated h:s-h5-
decnlv and lacerated the flesh in n
ig manner, besides crushing the bon -'"
I j - "
i. a iLiiuu HHJ icit hi Ul niLUUSl USei ;. . I
Despite his sufferings and the obvious 5To" i l
will of the lion, he proceeded with -var i -
d. Luckily the r?,
1 lionesses had P ' 5
Vt UKtllV 111 Vsl V4.
of the other lion ant:
been excited, and he had only . one,n
enemy to fear. He compelled the savaS
animals to go through with their acts as
usual, and concluded by feeding them a
quantity of raw beef, handing the meat in
pieces to each animal in turn. Ho then
quietly left the cage, and not till then was.
any one made aware of the scriou3 char
acter of his hurt. Mr. White did not
faint away, as one of our contemporaries
asserts, unless he did so after leaving tho
arena. He was conveyed to tho NatTonal
Hotel In a carriage, and now lino v. ft
c -, mem 4fs - .
a critical condition, lie is under th'caro ,
of Dr. Whitbcck, who has reduced tho t
fractured bones, and hopes to. restore tho J )
patient to a comparatively sound condi- ' I
tion. In a previous encounter with th i ! -
pame lion, Mr. White was dreadfullwU
erated in the breast by the claws of'tho
powerful beast The animal is of a pe
culiarly fullen disposition, and has com
pelled ms Keeper to discipline him vior- I
ously on a number of occasions. Iiocliestcr I
(A". 1'.) Democrat, July C. 1
Theete Dicux wa3 celebrated tho I !
last week in Juno, in Paris, by all thf I
parish churches, with unusual solemnity
A singular scene was presented at tho
great church of the Madeline. During
its celebration, tho sacerdotal procession
encountered in its wv', two battalions of
the line ; the Colonel immediately ordered
a halt, and a military salute, and amid a
flourish cf drums and. cornets, the regi
ments knelt down as one man to receive
tho blessing of the venerable euro who wa3
moving at the head of his flock.
Tho Lewistown Gazette says : Many
passengers through tho Narrows below this
place, on tho Pennsylvania Railroad, no
doubt fail to observe a largo rock about
half way up the mountains, jU8t abovo tho
division house, about six miles down,
which nature has carved into the form of
a soldier standing on picket, in the act of
peeping around a rock, as if listening, hia
cap, coat, knapsack and other appnrtenan
ces being well defined, the whole formfoo
iant statue of life like appcaranco.
Curb Yocr Couxs, An exchanco
says : Put the feet for half an hour two
or three successive nights, in a pretty
strong solution of soda. The alkali dis
solves the indurated cuticle, and the corn
nm oui spontaneously, lenvi:v n --IT,
cavity, which soon fills. This r" V ! i
vouched for as a certain remer- V 1
it prove so it will entitle tl
heartfelt thank? of m,:y
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