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I)c ffimcsv New BloomficIJr, Ja.
FARM AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS.
H'e nr(e eommvnientionsfrom all jiersnnswhoare
interested in matters ,ro,erlil lelor.iJhtg to tht
Communicated by Janncy & Andrews, Phila.
Preparation of Poultry.
Considerable care should bo taken in
the preparation of poultry, ns on this de
pends whether the labor expended is
profitable or unprofitable.
Poultry intended ibr sale in the Phila
delphia market should be fat and should
be dry picked. The birds should not be
fed the day before killing, in order that
the crop may be empty ; a full crop dis
figures the bird and injures the sale.
Never remove the intestines, feet or heads;
the two latter should be free from nil dirt
and blood. Fold up the wings and feet
neatly, and confine them with strings,
This gives the birds a fatter and neater
appearance. Pack smoothly in boxes or
barrels with perfectly clean and dry straw,
to dry-pick a fowl, all that is necessary is
to kill one bird at a time, and immediately
pick while the animal bent is in the body,
then kill another, and so on. The feath
ers are as easily removed by this mode as
by scalding. The advantage over the
scalding processare manifold : the poultry
is more cyeable, keeps longer, sells faster
and for a better price, generally two to
five cents a pound more, nnd can be dis
posed of, even upon a glutted condition
of the market, and when scalded poultry
cannot be sold even at a great sacrifice;
during such glut much of the latter sours
and becomes a total loss, Dry-picked
poultry remains a long time without sweat
ing ; scalded poultry begins the sweating
process as Boon as packed. Never kill
poor, diseased, or under-fed birds. If ac
cidentally such ore killed, it would be
more economical to throw them away than
risk the spoiling of a good lot, by putting
ucli birds in it.
Cora and Hogs.
From carefully conducted experiments
by different persons it has been ascertained
that one bushel of corn will make a little
over 10 J pounds of pork gross. Taking
these results as a basis, the following de
ductions are made which all our farmers
would do well to lay by for reference.
When corn costs 33 cents per bushel,
pork costs 4 ccuts a pound.
When corn costs 60 cents per bushel,
pork costs 5 cents a pound.
The following statement shows what
the farmer realizes on his corn when in
the shape of pork. . ,
When pork sells for four cents per
pound, it brings SJ3 cents per bushel for
When it soils for five cents per pound
it brings 50 cents per bushel for corn.
When it sells for eight cents per pound
the corn is bringing about 81 cents per
When it sells for 12 cents per pound
it is bringing nearly $1,25 per bushel for
The Host Fences.
A writer, (of liichruond, Indiaua,) in
the Cincinnati GazHe, claims, and
justly, that the best fence for a dry, or
gravelly soil is irood white-oak posts and
board rails. He says the posts will last
twenty years on such a soil, at the end of
which timo the boards can be attached
to new posts and will last twenty years
longer. He is opposed to all preparation
of the. material except giving the fence a
The American Stork Journal says that
a man who neglects the regular grooming
or his horses, is an enemy both to himself
and the beasts to them because ho with
holds labor which is their due; and to
himself because he depreciates the value
of his own property. The curry comb
should bo brought into requisition daily,
nor should the clipping shears bo omitted.
Peach Trees. ,
The llorticvlturut says: " Whenever
the peach does not succeed well planted
upon its roots, because of the soil being
too stiff, clayey, or wet, it will bo found
that if the peach bo budded on the plum,
it will thrive well and give good crops of
fruit, and at the sumo time givo to the
tree more hardihood to-bear extreme
ohanges of temperature.
tfT A swect-potatoe raised in Fabius,
Missouri, weighed seven pounds and
fourteen ounces, and measure! eighteen
inched. . ' .
' SUNDAY READING.
The Lord's Trajcr. '
Did you ever think, short though it be,
how much there is in it? 0, it is beau
tiful 1 And; like a diamond in the crown
of a queen, it unites a thousand spark
ling gems in one.
It teaches all of us, every one of us,
to look to God as our parent " Our
It teaches ns to raise our thoughts and
desires above the heart ' Who art in
It tells us that wo must reverenco our
Holy Father" Hallowed bo Thy name."
It breathes the saints' reward ' Thy
And a submissive, obedient spirit
"Thy will be done on earth as it is in
And a dependent, trusting spirit
" Give us this day our daily bread."
And a forgiving spirit " Deliver us
And, last of all, nn adoring spirit
"For thine is the kingdom and the pow
er, and the glory, forever. A men.
Prayer is the key to heaven. By it
Elijah shut up the skies so that there
was neither rain or dew in the land for a
long space of time. By prayer Jacob
placed a ladder whose foot was on the
earth and its top in the heaven, upon
which the angels of God ascended and
descended. By prayer Daniel shut the
lion's mouths so that they would not hurt
him when he was cast into their den.
By prayer Sampson shook the Philis
tines temple and destroyed the idolaters
it contained. By prayer Peter was deliv
ered from prison, l'or the church interced
ed with God for him and the angel of the
Lord was sent to rescue him from his
perilous situation. "Pray therefore, with
Difficulties, hardships, and trials, are
intended, (1) to humble us, (2) to prove
us both as to our sincerity and strength
of purpose to walk with God in keeping
his commandments ; also (3) to prepare
us for good in the end..
There is as much connection between
the words and the thoughts as there is be
tween the the thoughts and actions.
The latter is not only the expression of
the former ; but they have a power to
react upon the soul, and leave the stain
of corruption there. A young man who
allows himself to use one vulgar or pro
fane word, has not only shown that there
is a foul spot upon his mind, but by the
utterance of that word he extends that
spot, and inflames it, till, by indulgence,
it will pollute the whole sdul.
Be direful of your words as of your
thoughts. If you can control the tongue,
that no bad words are pronounced by it,
yon will soon bo able to control the mind,
and save that from corruption. You ex
tinguish the fire by smothering it, or pre
vent bad thoughts bursting into language.
Never utter a word anywhere which you
would be ashamed to speak in the pres
ence of ladies or tho most religious man.
Try this practice a little while, and you
will soon have command of yourself.
A (fcldcn Thought.
All things are engaged in writing their
own history. The plant and tho pebble
go attended by their own shadows. The
rock leaves its scratches on the mountain
side, tho river its bed in the soil ; the
animal leaves its bones in the stratum,
tho fern and the leaf their modest epitaph
in the coal. Tho falling drop makes its
sepulchre in the sand or stone; not a
footstep in tho snow or along tho ground,
but prints in characters more or less last
ing, a map of its march ; every act of
mail inscribes its memories on its fellows
and on his own face. Tho air is full of
sound, the sky ot tokens; , tho ground is
all a memoranda, signatures, and every
object is covered over with hints which
gpeak to the intelligent. . . .
JBfiy Religious error is always as zealous,
self-sacrificing and denying as religious
truth. Tho zeal of Paul was as earnest,
vehement and sincere when he was a per
secutor as when an apostle. Tho Hindoo
wife, giving her body to be burned with
the body of her husband, and the Mor
mon women, accepting marriage from a
man already counting his concubines by
the score, uliko are moved by
We now have the material to
do all kinds of
JOB - W O .Xi, K
Such as ,
Plain or in Colors.
Blanks of All Kinds !
3?:RO GKFt AMME S.
P O S T E II S
OF ALL SIZES,
PLAIN OR FANCY I
In fact we tre prepared to eta every
JOB PBlNTIKCt. .
Uusually Done in a Country Office !
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO
AT IlEASONAIiLB II A TICS.
I. 51. ISiucsmidt'H Hotel!
M A L L E A Ii L E CASTINGS,
and a full assortment of the latest
Improved Carriage Hardware,
For sale by
THE subscriber keeps constantly on liand, a
FR EN C II G A L F S KIXS ,
PIXK L LYINGS,
R 0 A X S ,
PEGS, A WLS;
ami a general assortment of articles used by Shoe
makers. K MORTIMER.
I. O. TJ. 1.
LOOKING FOR A PLACK
TO BUY fJOODS, LOW ;
Then go to the One Price Store, of
New Uloomtield, Pa.
"IOR Extra Rio Coffee, cither Roasted or
Groon, or a fine Coffee at 25 cents, go
to F. MORTIMER'S.
New Blooniflcld, Pa.
TIIK subscriber having purchased the property
on the corner of Maine mid Carlisle stiects,
opMMiti llm Court House, Invites all his friends
and former customers to give him a cull us he is
determined to furnish llrst class accommodations.
TJIOMA.S SI '(',
3 ltf. I'roprietor.
Perry Comity, renn'n.
HA VINO purchased the hotel formerly oecii
pied by David 11. l.npfer, situated on North
( unlsle Micet adjoin ng the Comt Mouse, 1 am
prepared to receive transient guests or regular
To all who favor me with their custom, I shall
endeavor to furnish lirst class accommodations. A
cull Is solicited.
lllorimllc'd, March 0, 18G9. 3 10 ly 5
Samuel 8. Wichkk.
Vf. II. Smith
Ii E - F I T T E D !
This line Hotel Is located on
Arch Street, lictwecn Third and Fourth Street,
WKIUCK & SMITH.
January 1, 1KC9.
THE ONLY RELIABLE CURE
F O K
IN- THE KKOWN WORLD !
Hit. Wl.HITAKT'fl CiKKAT AmKMCAM DYSPHP! IA
Pills and I'im: 'I i:i;k Tah CVkiiiai. are a positive
and inlallihle cine for Dyspcpoa in lis most aggra
vated form and no mailer of how limn standing.
They penetrate the secret abode of this terri''.
disease, and exterminate it, root and branch, for
ever. They alleviate more agony and silent suffering
than tongue can tell.
They are noted for curing the most desperate a.id
hopoiess cases, when every known means fulls in
No form of dyspepsia or Indigestion can re3"st
their penetiatjit power.
DR. WISHAllT'S . ,
PIKE TREE TAB GOROt&t
It Is the vital principle of the Pine Tree, obtained
by a peculiar process In the distillation of Hie tar,
by which its highest medical properties are retained.
11 invigorates the digestive organs and restoiesthe
aiM'etile. It strengthens the debilitated system. It
purities and enriches the blood, and expels from the
system the corruption which scrofula breeds on the
lungs. It dissolves (lie mucus or phlegm which
stops tho air passages of the lungs. Its healing
principle acts upon the irritated surface of the
lungs and throat penetrating to each diseased part,
relieving pain and subduing infiaiinuuiioii. It is
the result of years of study and cxpcriuicnt.and it
Is ottered to the arllicted with the positive assur
ance of its power to cure the following diseases, if
the patient has not too long delayed a resort to the
minus of cure:
CinvnimpXlon of the Lungs, Cough, b'orc Throat
and Jlrcast, llronvhilis. Liver Complaint
Mind and Weeding Piles, Asthma,
Whooping Cntgh, Dipthe
rla, tie., tc.
A medical expert, holding honorable collegiate
diplomas, devotes his entire time to the examina
tion of patients at the ollice parlors. Associated
with him ai e three consulting physicians of acknowl
edged eminence whose services are given to the
public Hll;ii (IF C11AKUK.
This opportunity Is given by no other institution
in tlie country.
Inters from any part of the country asking ad
vice will be promptly and gratuitously responded
to. here convenient, remittances should lake the
DKAFTS OU POST OFFICE OliDEltS.
Prior- of Wishart's American Dvspepsia Pills, tl'a
box. Kent by mail on receipt of price.
Price of Wisharfs Pine Tree Tar Cordial, $1.50 a
bottle, or SU a dozen. (Sent by express.
All communications should be addressed
L. Q. C. WISUAIiT, M. 1,
No. 232 North Second St.,
4!.1m Philadelphia. .
TO 1TI VKS.
TIIK Advertiser, having been restored to health
In a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, al ter hav
ing guttered several years witfi n Severn lung ulloo
tie , and that dreaded disease, Consumption is
anxious to make known to his fellow-sullcrcrs the
means of cure.
To all who desire It, he will send a copy of tlx?
prescription used (free of charge), with If io direu
lions lor preparing and using the same, which
they will find a hiikk (Junu vox Consumption,
Asthma, lSuoNriims, etc. The object of the ad
vertiser in winding the Prescript!, m is to benefit
the altlicted, and spread iuformaiion which he
conceives to be Invaluable) and lie hocs every
sullerer will try his remedy, as it will cost thuja
nothing, and may prove a blessing.
Purtles wishing the prescription, will please -ad.
dress ily.v. F.DWAHD A. WILSON.
;Hly Williamsburg, King county, New York.
Pennsylvania 11. It. Time Table.
On and filler November 14th, 1S09, Fasseiiffi
trains will run as follows:
Pacific Kxpress ln.MI a. v.
llarrrlsburg Aceommodatioi 12.32 v. u.
Mail f3 V. M
Pacific Kxpress, (Flag) f-'
Wav Passenger Ml
Mail 2.?2 !
Fast l.lne, Mil ''
,1. .1. I1AHCLAY, Agent.
On nnd after November Uth, 1800, trains will
leave Duneannon, as follows :
llarrisburg Accommodation 1.12 r. v.
Mj,:), S.i'H p. v.
Local Frc ghl 8-16 V- w.
Wav Passemrer, H.M A. w.
Mud 2.(ioi'. M.
Fast Line. (Flag) 4. "(I v. M.
Local Ficlirht '.'.b a. m.
Noti;. Wav Passenger West runs daily, except
Monday, all other trains daily except Sunday.
WM. C. KINO, Agent
Stage Line lid wet n Scwport nnd Jicw
STACKS leave New Oermnntown daily at four
o'clock a. in. l.iindisbiirgat 7. "(la. in. Orcen
park at Sa. in. New Uloomtield at !I4 a. 111.
Arriv'm; at Newport to connect with the Ac
commodation tra'n fast.
beti'i n ng leaves Newport on the arrival of the
Mail Train from Philadelphia, lit p. m.
Z. KICK, Proprietor.
WINTER AIM A NGKMENT.
3Ioal:iy, liox. SSnd, 18G0.
HEAT TUl'NK LINK FliOM TIIK NOV.TH
XT and North-West for Philadelphia, New York,
Heading. Pottsville. TamaiUU. Ashland. Miainokin,
Lebanon. Allentown, Fusion, Uphiulu, Litiz, l.an
caler, I'oliimbiu, f':c. iS:e.
Tr.vns leave llarrisburg for New Yorl;, as follows:
At 2.:. fi..l'i. H. 10. a.m.. and 12.20 noon, and 2..'.r.
11. t'O, r. v., connecting w th similar tiainson the
Pcnn'a ltailroad. and arriving at New YoiU at in.
lil. A. M.. and 12.(ir, noon, :i.;:f.. (!.:". KUHi. y. v.. and
I'-.hli. A. M., respectively. Sleep'ngcars accompany
the 2.".o. ami Z;a a. m., and 12.20, noon trains with
outcliani'e. Leave llarrisburg for Heading, Pottsvil'e. Tatna
iua. iMineisville, Ashland. Miainokin, Pine drove.
Alleytov.n. Philadelphia, at S.lu, A. M.. niuiZU: and
4. Hi. l1. M., the 2. Sft train stopping at Lebanon on:y ;
tlie 4.10 r. v. train slopping at ail sta'. Ion sand mak
tn connections for Phiiadelph'it. Pollsvil'e and Co
lumbia, and all Intermediate IS! aliens between aid
pieuts only. For Pottsville. Schuylkill Haven and
Auburn, via hchuylkill and Susquehanna ltailroad,
leave Iiarrisburg at 3.4n i M.
Heturn'ng : Leave New York at 9 A. M.. 12 noon,
and 6 and Ur. M. : Philadelphia at K.l;" a.m., ami
:i.;;o l'. M. Sleeping cars accompany Hie il a. m. and
f and 8 l. m. trains from New York, without
Way passenger train leaves Philadelphia at 7.:u
A. M.coiinecMig with similar train on i u't Pcnu'ii
liailroad, returning troin Heading at fi.:'.r p. M.,
stopping at. all Stations; leave Pottsville at C.40,
and ! a. m. nnd 3. of r. M. : llerndon at ii.;i a. m. ;
Shamokin at ;.40 and 10.40 a. m. : Aslnund. T.cft a.
m. and 12.su noon ; Taniaijua at ."3 a. m. and 2.20 r.
51. for Philadelphia nnd New York.
Leave Pottsville via Schuylkill and Susquehanna
liailroad at K.b" A. m.. for llarrisburg, and 11.: I!0 a. m.
for Pine Orove and Tremont.
Headingaucominodalion train: leaves Potlsville
at 5. 40 A. M.. passing beading at 7. M0 A. m.. arriving
at, Philailelpliia at 111.20 A. M., retunriig leaves
Philadelphia at 4. 4") p. m. pass'ng licailing at 7.40
p. M.. arriving at Pottsville at !).) p. M.
PoLlstown Accommodation tra'n : Leaves Potts
town at 3.4T a. in., returning, leaves Philadelphiaat
4.( li p. in. x
Coluiubla liailroad trains leave Heading at 7. lf
a. in. and 0.1.r p. m. for Fphrata, Litiz, Lancaster,
C'oiumb a. &e.
Perkiomen liailroad trains leave rerkioinendune
tion at II a. ni. and ;i.lo and f.an p. in. Iletunting,
leaves Schwenksville atli.M, 8.12a.mand 12.4.. noon,
connecting with similar trains on Heading hail
road. Colebrookdale liailroad train leaves Pottstownat
Rtrui. m. and ii.2op. in., for Ml. Pleasant.arrivingat
10.2U a. m. and 7.2op.in.; returning leave Mt. Pleas
ant at 7. and 11 a. m. , connecting wthsiniilarlraius
on Heading H. li.
Chester vnllcy liailroad trains leave I'.rldgeport
at H.ISli a. in.. 2.b5 and S.I2 p. m. lieturniug, leave
Downingtown at 6,'M u. m.. 12.45, noon, and f.lo
p. in., connecting with trains on liead iig liailroad.
tin Sundays; Leave New York at fiandS p. in.;
l'liila. atHu. in. sunt 3.15 p. m. ; tlie 8 a. m.trainriiu
ning only to Heading: Pottsville 8 a. m.; llarris
burg fi.:i.' a. in., and 4.1(1 and 1 1.00 p. in. : and Head
ing at 12.411 midnight, and 7.1ia. in. for llarrisburg;
at 7.20 a. in. and 12.&5 a. in. for New York; and at
9.40a. in.. 4. IS p. m. for l'liila.
Commutation, Mileage, Season, School and Ex
cursion Tickets to and from all points at reduced
Higgago checked throu;Ii, 100 pounds allowed
cacit p assenger.
O. A. N ICOLLS, Gen'l tiup't.
Horse ai Cattle Pwte.
( Tl.li preparation, long and fnToraolf
) known, will thorouidily re-inrlgoraM
'broken down and low-spirited lionei,
by strengthening and cleansing Xhm
tomach and intestine!.
It is a sure preventive of all diseaina
Incident to this animal, tucli a LUM.
T E V K K, ItLANUIDKS, Itl.LUW
WATER, HEAVES, COUGHS, MS
TEMPER, FEVERS, FO UN HER,
LOSS OF APPETITE AND VITAL
ENERGY, he. It ute improves
t)i wind, Increases the ipetite
glres asmootli and Rlossy skin and
transforms the miserable skeleton .
auto a fine-looking and spirited horse.
To keepers of Cows this nremra-
tion is invaluable. It is a sure prs-
iveutive against Rinderpest, Hollow
Horn, etc. It has been proven br
actual experiment to increase tli
quantity of milk and cream twenty
'percent, and make the butter firm
rives them an appetite, loosens their hide, aud makes
L thrir much faster.
mnA In hanln. 1 - 1.
In all dis-jises of Swine, such as Coughs, Ulcers tn
the bungs, rarer, ao.,ttus article acts
as a specino. ur putting from one-
half a paper to a paper in a barrel of I
will tlie anore aiseases will D eradi
cated er entirely prevented. If giren
Id time, a certain prerentlr and.
are for the Hog Cholera.
DAVID D. F0CTZ, Proprietor,
For sale by Druggists and Storekeepers throughout
ie United 8Utas, Canada and South America,