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PARU AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
H'" Invite enmmunlentlnnsfrom (tl! jicrmnttirhoare
in'.crest"d In matters iiroperly belonging to thin
As many of our readers arc interested
In the paeliin'i and shipping of cjrgs we
publish the following instructions ou that
Kiibjoet, which are furnished by Janney
(: Andrews, of Philadelphia :
Kggs generally pay for careful hand
ling. As an article of produce coming
into the handsof all country store-keepers,
the mode of packing for safe carriage is
The best, article for packing is oats
(which arc always hold); the next best
iarki.ig is wheat chad'. Never use saw
ln.t, oats chaff, or buckwheat chaff. The
packing used must be perfectly sweet and
dry. Always procure a substantial bar
icl; the bottom should be lined in wilha
hoop, and all the hoops should be tight,
veil nailed, and clinched before packing.
Commence packing with one ami a half
inches of oats, level on the bottom; the
li.st, layer should contain four and onc
h.ilf dozen, loosely laid in on their sides
(never pack eggs on end); then put in
ono inch of packing, rubbing it. well into
the layer; then smoothly and firmly press
with the hand; tjio layer being level, put
in another four and one-half dozen, loose
ly laid in as before ; prepare another inch
of packing, rubbed in firmly, and evenly
pressed with the hand ; then successively,
in the same manner, place in two layers
of five dozen each, then four layers of
five and one-half dozen each, and ihe re
maining layers six or seven , five
sl.::on each, which will fill within 51 inches
of the top; making whole count, seventy
one or seventy-six dozen. In the remain
ing space use hay or straw, tightly pressed
down by the head, which should be
fastened in by a cross-piece, nailing one
end, thou spring in the other end with
the knee, and nail securely. Gently jolt
ing three or four times while packing is
not amiss, but no layer should touch the
sides of the barrel.
Mark the head with number of dozen,
the owner's initials, or a number, and the
consignee's address, and the barrel is
ready for shipment.
ISy At a recent meeting of the West
ern New York Farmers' Club, a corres
pondent from Genesee asked when and
how to cpply leached ashes to crops for
the best results. Mr. (juiuby had used
over ten thousand bushels in the hist three
years, and found them good for all crops
on a sandy or chestnut loam soil. He
would cover his entire farm with them if
he could get them. If put in the hill,
'they started corn early and with vigor ;
had increased his wheat crop over one
hundred per. cent, by applying two or
three hundred bushels per acre. They
also benefited grass, and were one of the
best fertilizers for clover. -On some of
his land, which had been hard run be
fore begot it, if was difficult to make
clover catch, but leached ashes made it
grow splendidly. A new seeded Cold was
only partly ashed last year, and where the
dressing was omitted the clover was poor;
on the rest, very luxuriant. IIo ashed
part of a rye field, and got a great in
orcaso of gram and a good clover catch ;
though heavy clay soil was not benefited
as much by ashes as lighter loam soils of
tsaud. Mr. Collins had put leached ashes
an inch deep on four acres of heavy clay
land, and got a fine crop of corn. The
lit iff clay became more friable, and plow
ed up.iuellow, instead of in lumps, in a
Edwin L. Gage, of Dcltayter, N.
Y.. gives the following remedy for eye
lashes of sheep growing in their eyes :
" Take a long darning needle, threaded
with cotton wrapping yarn run the nee
dle through the forctop close to the skin
just forward of the eyes, and then back
just back of the eyes, inclosing a strip of
wool about an inch in width ; take off the
oicedlo, tie the two ends of the yarn in a
i-inglc knot, draw it up till the upper lids,
.are raised sufficiently to clear the eyes of
the hair, fasten with another knot, and
tho work is done.
i&if A correspondent of tho Maine.
Farmer has a new use for cats. He says:
" My way to cure a sulky steer that lies
down when you firt yoke him, is to take
n -cat and let her put her paws ou the end
of tho steer's nose, and, if necessary, hold
her rather hard. My word for it, he will
bo on his legs quick."
.J- Chicken cholera has made its
jcaranee in York county.
This is of more importance than wagon
owners imagine. Tho following, from an
unknown Mwrce, says the Coachmakcr's
Magazine, is valuable information on the
subject, which we trust will be duly heed
Few people are aware that they do
wagons and carriages more injury by
greasing too plentifully than any other
way. A well made wheel will endure
constant wear from ten to twenty-five
years, if care is taken to use the right
kind and proper amount of grease; but if
this matter is not attended to, they will
be used up in five or six years. Lard
should never be used on a Wagon, for
it will penetrate tho hub, and work its
way out around the tenons of the spokes,
and spoil the wheel.
Tallow is the best lubricator for wood
en axle-trees, and castor oil for iron.
Just grease enough should be applied to
the spindle of u wagon to give it a light
coating; this is better than more, for the
surplus put on will work out at the ends
and be forced by the shoulder bands and
nutwashor into the hub around the out
side of the boxes. To oil an iron axle
tree, lirst wipe the spindle clean with a
cloth wet with spirits of turpentine, and
then apply a few drops of castor oil near
the shoulder and end. One teaspoonful
is sufficient for the whole.
V'e would add that fin- journals on
which there is a heavy pressure it is a
good plan to mix with the oil sonic lamp
black or common soot. Powdered plum
bago or black lead is also employed for
the same purpesa.
I'cd Dye for Wool.
A subscriber who says she has tried it,
furnishes us the following recipe :
A good bright red color may be ob
tained on wool by the use of lac dye in
the following way: In the first place, a
tolerably stiff paste is int.de of tho laedye
and sulphuric acid, and this is allowed to
stand for a day. For dying ten pounds
of wool, one pound of tartar, two-thirds
of a pound of'salts of tin, and three
quarters of a pound of the paste just
mentioned, are required, i lie wool must
be boiled in the bath for thrce-quartersof
an hour, after which, as a matter of
course, it must be carefully rinsed aud
JJiSf'Tho different grains producc.wheii
ripe, nearly the following quantities of
meal, or household flour and bread per
bushel, viz :
Wheat, If weighing fi.) t,s Hour, 48; bread. C4.
Jlyo, if weighing 4 il,s Hour, 42; bread, ,r,l.
Hurley, if weighing 4S lt,s 11 mr, :i7'.J; bread, 50.
Oats, if weighing 40 Ha flour, 2iy.; bread, 30.
Horse ml Gal Powders.
a, Tliis projmration, long and fiivoraMy
tknown. will thorouirlilv re-invitforate
m nroitcn down mm low-spirited tiortfei,
Ijv uti'enirtheiiiiiir und elennsimr tho
by BtreiiKtlienihii and cleansing tho
BtortKich and intestines.
It Is & fine nievcntive of all liiscnji-s
sir-XiV.AwS' Incident to tliis nnimul. Mieh um LITN'G
x r. v r. i . ur.ois, 1 r.l.J.IIW -afc
WATI-'U omvir I'nirnj iw rT
TEMPER, KKVEIW, FO (J X 0 EK,
LOSS OK APPETITE AND VITAL
EXEKOY, to. Its use improve
tin wind, increases the sppetite
Kives nsmooth und glossy skin and
transforms the miserable skeleton
To keepers of Cows tills prcpara
tlon is invitlunlile. It Is a mire pre
ventive against Itinderpcst, Hollow
Horn, etc. It lias been proven by
i actual experiment to increase tho
'quantity of milk and creum twenty
' pur cent, and make the butter firm
and sweet. In fattening cattle, it
(rives them an appetite, loosen their hide, and make
them thrive much faster.
In all diseases of Swine, such as Cough, Ulcer In
ineiyUiiK, Liver, sc., tins article acts
as a specilic. Uy putting from one
half a paper to a paper in a barrel of i
a will the above diseases will b eradi
cated or entirely prevented. If given
la time, a certain preventive and
eure for th Hog Cholera.
DAVID Ei F01JTZ, Proprietor,
BALTIMORE, M cl .
For sale by Druggists and Storekeepers throughout
tit United Btate, Canada aud Mouth Amarisa.
AN KNGINH of Sixteen Horse Power- Tho
Kngine and Holier Is In perfect order, und the
boiler is of sulilcicnt capacity to drive a much
larger Kngi no. it would lie suitable for u large
tan yard or a saw and grist-mill. The subscriber
oilers it for sale, only because it Is so much larger
than the wants of his Foundry reiiiire.
For further particulars address or apply to
4Hf New liloomlield, l'a.
MIX. 8AMUHL II, liKCKIs tliis day admitted
to an Interest in my business,
New.liloomllcld, January IS, 1S70.
The business will be continued at tho same place,
under the linn of
F. MOUTIMEK & CO.
ATS & CAPS of nil sorts and sizes.
suitable for mon and boys, for salo by
1 MORTIMER & CO.
New Bloomflcld, j?u.
icriher having purchased ihe property
-a. on i ne
.iriui-i Ol Itlinilt: tlllll lilllisie STI'eCIS,
f'nul-t. lliitwi. invito, h'.I 1, 1 f. I.
juslomers to give lilni a call as he is
; ) furnish lirst class accommodations.
Perry County, Pciin'n.
nAVlXd purchased the hotel formerly occu
pied by David H. l.upfer, siluated ou North
I arlislo Street adjoining the Com t House, 1 am
prepared to receive transient guests or regular
.To all who favor inn with their custom. I shall
endeavor to furnish lirst class accommodations. A
call is solicited.
liloomlield, March a, 1809. .'! 10 y 5
Thomas Jloouii. s. S. Webek.
R E - F 1 T T E D !
Tliis line Hotel is located on
Aivh Street, lietween Third and Fourth Street,
MOOKE t WKI5KK
January 1, 1S.03. 1'roprietors.
THE ONLY RELIABLE CURE
v o it
IN THE KNOWN WORLD !
Ph. AVisiiakt'8 Cheat Amuhkan Dyspepsia
fills and Pine Thick Tab (Vhiuai. are a positive
ami infallible eure for Dyspepsia in its most aggra
vated form and no matter of how long standing.
They penetrate the secret abode of tliis terrible
disease, and exterminate it, root and branch, for
ever. They alleviate more agony and silent suffering
tl'an tongue can tell.
They are noted for curing Ihe most desperaleand
hopeless cases, when every known means fails to
No form of dyspepsia or indigestion can resist
their penetrating power.
It is thevital principle of the I'lneTree. obtained
by a peculiar process in the distillation of the tar,
by which Us highest medical properties are retained,
ll. invigorates the digestive organs and restores the
appetite. It strengthens tliedebililated system. It
purilies and enriches the lilood. anil expels from Ihe
system the corruption which sc rofula breeds on the
lungs. It dissolves the mucus or phlegm which
stops tho air passages of the. lungs. Its healing
principle acts upon (he irritated surface of the
lungs and throat penet rating to each diseased part,
relieving paiu.aud subduing Intlaiiimation. It Is
the resuit of yuars of study and experinienl.and it
is offered to lh afflicted with (lie positive assur
ance of its powi r to cure the following diseases, if
the patient lias, not too long delayed a resort to the
means of cure:
Onmtmjrtton of the Lungs, Oovgh, dure Throat
and Jlrea.il, lironnhltls. Liver Comjtlalnt
Mini! and Blending riles. Asthma,
Whooping Cough, Dlpthe
ria, f.c, tic.
A medical expert, holding honorable collegiate
diplomas, devotes his entire time to the examina
tion of patients at the ol'tlce parlors. Associated
witli him are three consulting physicians of aeknowl
edged eminence whoso services are given to the
public ritliB OK CHAHOE.
This opportunity is given by no other institution
in the country.
Letters from any part of the count rv asking ad
vice will lie promptly and gratuitously responded
to. Where convenient, remittances) should take tho
DHAFT.S OK I'OHT OFFlt'li OKDKKS.
Trice of Wishart's American Dyspepsia Tills, Sla
box. Sent by mail on receipt of price.
Trice of Wishart's Tine Tree Tar Cordial, $1.50 a
bottle, or 311 a dozen. Kent by express.
All communications should lie addressed
'L. Q. C. WIHlfART, M. D.,
No. 232 North Second St.,
3.1 USLINS !
10 i Sheeting Muslin,
9 8 Sheeting Muslin,
0 t .Pillow Case Muslin,
42 rlnch .Pillow Case Muslin,
4 4 Sheeting Muslin,
3 i Shirting Muslin,
94 Sheeting Linen,
Tor ol at the lowest price by,
l Mortimer & Co.
The Bloomflcld Times
"Wc now have the material to
do .all kinds of
JOB - W O JJL. X
!3iilliti Sale iOillts,
riain or in Colors.
Blanks of All Kinds!
P O S T E It S
OF ALL SIZES,
PLAIN OR FANCYJ
In fact we aro prepared to .'do every
Uusually Done in a Country Office I
AT ItlJASOXAJiLK HATES.
O F ICE I N
. 31. Kiaieuaiiilli'M IIoUl!
(pc iIoomfifltr tnws
IS PUBLISHED WEEKLY,
AT THK LOW PHICE OF
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR,
OMEHTKAD AND TliU KMPTION.
I have complied n full, cnnclsp nml romplcM
slulciiit iil. plrt lily piinldl, for the liifoiiniiiiini of
prisons iiitcnililiK In take; up n IIi imcsIcikI or I'rc
t'lisptitm In lliis iioi'tfcm of Hie West, i'iiili acini.'
lima. Diikotn niid Nt'hriiskn :iml oilier seel ions.
II explains linw to p.-oiveil to procure lr,o acres of
ricli laniiiii); liuid for nolii'iiix, six months before
yon lcnve vour Inline, lii tills must liealtliv climate,
in slioit, it contain ' st such insti uctidns as nr
needed )y il,se intending to make a liome and
foitune on iliefree lands of (lie V.'o t. I will send
one of tin :e printed (juides lo nnv person scndinii
nie i'i cents. Tlio informal Inn all lie u liicli it elves
Is win IMP,", to any one. iMcii wlm dime lievc two
or tin ee ears aj.' and took a farm are. today in
deiH'iidenl. TO YorXCJ JiKN.
Tliis country is lieinj; crossed with numerous
railroads lcachliiL' from ever,- diredion lo Slonx
(My. Inv.a. ! x l;nilioad will le eompielid tot his
city in one year. One is-ulrcadv In operation eon
neeliii us with Cliieai.rn and Ihe Tninn "aeilie It.
J(.. and I wo more will he coinp'oied lieforo Sprint;,
eoniiictinir us with I mi uii'c and Mi-dreeor direcl.
1 hive more will In mplctcd w illi'n it year eon-
lieet n:;ns.li,-..,.t v;Uli St. l'anl. Minn. V'anktown,
'a kola, anil Celuniliiis. NeLrmkn. on the V. V.
I.ailroad. 'the .Missouri river g;ves us the moun
tain trail". Thus it will 1 e .-ecu Unit no vectiun of
the country oiler" such iiii'iicceiienli d iHvaiitaros
for specula!, on. anil far mak lid a fortune. The
countiy is iM iiiir po;in aleil. and lowns cud cities
are l.eiii'; l'ir,il. and foitunos made a!mo .t l evond
luvei. J-.ver.v man who takes a lioiue ti-ad now.
will have a rai.ivad market al li s own door. And
any en'.e ivr sin- yoeiifr man. with a small capital
can establish leni-eT in a pavini; bii-ine. if he
lecl-ithe r.clit !ocaiio;i and r t lit brai.eh of liade.
Kluliteen years' residence in the e-lein ('(.univv.
anil a lni v.i' I'orl on of the 1 hue emploved as a Mei
ciinlile Ai-cnt in th!-- eiintrv. has made ve famil
ial witli all the lriincl-.es of "litis' ne .s aud the l est
locaiious in lids country, l or one dollar remitted
to n.e. 1 v ih p ve lnillifiil ami del', into .viewers to
all rest ions en tlr- subjeci ilcs'rcd bvsu.-h i-ei '-ons
lell tin in Ike Pest place to loi ate. ai'd whit bust,
no- is oveicvowded and what liianeli is nceU'tted.
Address, DAN 1 1:1. KCCTT.
M. .'. 'i I'in.'r of I-'minijral;i;ii
l'eh. 15 70 (lU.x l.-.S) .Sioux City, Iowa.
A Cure for Diptheria!
All Interested, please read the following extract
from a letter from Jlrs. j:'!en '. iI.i-.n, v. ifeof
Iiev. Francis Muson, Tounghoo. llinnali:
. . . ?,Iy son was taken violently sick w ilh dip
theria. cold chills, burning fever, and sore throat.
I counted, one moniiii!-'. ten little veseiclei in his
throat, very white, and his tongue toward th
root, looked like a watermelon full of seeds; the re
mainder coated astliickasa knife-blade. So many
children have died around hire, I was afraid to
call a physician, and thought I would try your Tain
Killer for a garble wilh small doses inwardly. I
did sound found the sarnie. Invariably cut oil tho
vescitles,and he raised them up often covered with
blond. He was taken on Sunday: on Wednesday
his throat wasclearand hisl inmie rapidly clearini;
oil'. I also used it as a liniment witli castor oil and
hartshorn, for his neck. It seemed tome a won
derful cure, and I can but wish it could bo known
to the many poor mothers in our land who are los
ing so many poor children by tills dreadful disease.
J have found your I'aln Killer one of the most
vaulable medicines ever used in lp.innah. Once I
was stung by a very largf black scorpion : the pain
was indescribable. 1 immediately applied thd'aiu
Ivlllei-.tfor 1 never travel without It,) again and
again, and in half an hour my font was well.
Dr. Walton writes from Coshocton " Your Tain
Killer cures this now disease Ulplhvrl".. or Sore
T'iro(tt that is so alarmingly prevalent here; and
it has not been known to fail in any instance when
used In lime. Tliis fact you should make know n to
the world." (It is used in this disease as a gargle
and lotion as well as a tonic and a stimulant.
In J lalifax where this disease prevailed for so
many months in its most malignant form, the use
or J'erri 7Ji(cm" Pain Kil''.r'' was invariably at
tended with the most favorable results, when it w as
used ere the dlsev.se had made too much progress
to preclude the use of so powerful a stimulant.
Sold by Jl. 11. Strickler, New liloomlield, l'a.
Will care the AfTmfA, TmONCrtlTIS, BLOOD
SPITTIXC, DIFFICULTY OF UHEATHIXC,. PAIN
und WEAKNESS I V THK CHEST, TROUBLESOME
COUGHING AT NIGHT, io. It will effectually re
move Hit.-Cough that frequently follow Measles, and
sny ntTtctlon of tho respiratory organs, no natter of
how long gtnwllnK, or vliatcvcr the ago of Hie person.
It acts n a specific, U purely vegetable, nml is plcasunt
to the taste, ita tfi'ect is pootliiiifr, allaying the vio
lence of the couph, frieilitHtinir expectoration, quieting
the nerve aud ixjilirutiiig the tystcm.
Mothers, Save Your Children!
No child need die of CROUP, If this Syrup I used
in time : thi is a fnrt tlcmniistratett hy experience.
No fji-iily should ha without tliis Ssvrup, as that fital
diseasn, CKOL'P, comes like a thU-f In the nifdit, to.
tenl away your littlo ones, wheu regular medical aid
wuiaot lij obtained.
, Prepartd only ly
DAVID E. FOCTZ,
TO OVll VltlEZnS!
rpiIIK undersigned have this day formed a Co
JL J'artnership under t lie name of
SIDDALL & 3IARKLEY,
and will contliniu tho
WHOLESALE DRUG BUSINESS,
At No. 119 Jlarket Street,
Succcding to tho well-known house of
WltHJllT & SIDDALL.
Trusting to receive a continuanco of the farors
so liberally bestowed on tho old linn,
We are yours, Respectfully,
FIIANCIS II. SIDDAI.T,.
One of the linn of Wright & Siddall.
AllTlIl'H D. MAKKLKY, M. J).,
riiiladelpliitt, January 1, 1870.
I. O. XJ. XJ.
LOOKING FOR A PLACB
TO BUY UUOES, LOW;
Then RO to the One Price Store, of
P. MORTIMER, & CO.,
New Bloomtield, P.