Newspaper Page Text
l)c GLims, New Bloomficlu, pa.
NOISELESS, LINK MOTION, '
Challenges the World In Perfection of Work,
Strength and Beauty of Stltcli, Durability of Con
structlon and Rapidity of Motion. Call and exam
Ine, and for Agencies and Circulars, apply
AT PRINCIPAL OFFICE,
623 Broadway, New York.
NflVFLTV NEW THINO, forgentlemen's
iiwj ujjll, use only. Sent by return mall
on receipt of 30 cents. Agents wauled everywhere.
Address, L. MUNKOK & CO.,
31 3m 1'. O. Box 3201, N.Y. City.
TiATirES Tlio Eugenie Is the most Useful ar
JUJuu tide ever Invented for your use.
Circulars free. Mrs. Morgan, P. O.Box2i;i8,N.Y,3m
frENTTiEMF,N The GBANT Cioak Tip is a
VJJJllXJJiJlUil novelty and a pleasure.
bamples 30 cents. A. Grant,P.O.Uox4390,N.Y.-tfm
$1140 How I made it in 6 mos. with Stencils.
1AUU Samples mailed free. A.J.Fullam,N.Y.Biii
A GREAT OFPEeT.-
2Vb. 481 Broadway, New York
WILL dispose of One Hundked Pianos, Me
lodeons and Organs, of six llrst class ma
kers, including Chickering & Sons, at kxtkkmei.y
LOW MUCKS FOR CASH, DURING THIS MONTH, or Will
take from 85 to 825 monthly until paid. 4 17 ly a
In the United States Is on Einek's Sons' Factory
Huston, Fa., one third of a mile long, and is cov
CHEAP, DURABLE and easily applied. Send for
circular and samples to the manufacturers.
READY ROOFING CO.,
4 23 lya No. 64 Courtland St. New York.
DOLLAR BOX OF INITIALED FRENCH NOTE
Mailed to you on receipt or 81. Address
1 mo 4 41a LORINU, Publisher, Boston.Mass,
COOO MEX WANTKDI
lOO PElt CENT, prollt on three best things out,
!0,000 club and combination premiums to agents.
Catalogue and terms free. Address
lmol 41a M. L. BYHN, 80 Cedar St., N. Y.
listen to the Mocking Bird.
The Prairie Whistle and Animal Imitator can
le used by a child. It is made to imitate the song
of every bird, the neigh of a horse and the bray of
an ass, the grunt of a hog, birds, beasts and
snakes enchanted and entrapped by it. Is used by
Dan Bryant, Charley White and all tho minstrels
and warblers. Ventriloquism can be learned In
three clays by Its nid. Sent anywhere n)ii re
ceipt of 10 cents ; 3 for 25 cents: 7 for 50 cents: 15
for 81. Address T. W. VALENTINE,
lino 4 41a Box 372 Jersey City, N. J.
812.50 clcarprollt per day. 875 per week. $300
per month made easy by any lody or gentleman
introducing this Genuine and Original Old Favor
ite. Willi its many new and practical additions,
making the most complete combination of valua
ble and useful improvements evereilected in any
one machine. The embodiment of extreme sim
plicity, elliblency and utility, entirely dlllerent In
model and design from any low priced machine.
It is the most serviceable, elegant and reliable
Family Sewing Machine ever invented, gives per
feet satisfaction wherever introduced, lias re
ceived Premiums. Stood the test of ten years, and
is fulls approved of by every family who have them
In use. Is noiseless, makes tho strong and beauti
ful Elastic Ixick Stitch, with wonderful rapidity
and certainly. Sews anything a needlo will go
through, from the lluest to the thickest fabrlc.ilrm
and neat, wllh case. Uses all kinds of silk or
thread direct from the spool : is improved with new
and self-acting feed, spring tension, self-guider,
and uses the adjustable straight, needle, perpen
dicular motion, with powerful lever action. Pos
sesses ail the good ipialillcs of tho best high-priced
machines condensed, without their complications
or faults, Samples of sewing sent free on receipt
of stamp. For certlllcate, &c, see Descriptive
I'anidlilets, mailed free. A thorough practical
sewing machine for family use. Trilmne. A very
strong.reliable machine, at a low price. Standard.
Tills beautiful sewing machine is one of the most
ingenious pieces of mechanism ever invented.
Jtemocrat, tin. Worth many times its cost to any
family. AT. V. M'ei'kln. It is quite a new machine
with Us many late improvements, and sews with
astonishing ease, rapidity and neatness. Jlrimti-llt-an,
N" Y. Single machines, as samples selected
Willi care, for family use, with every thing com
plete, scut to any part of the country per express.
j.ai A,.-,, in Buuun wuiHii'ii iox, nee, on receipt 01
price, 8500. Sale delivery of goods guaranteed.
Forward casli bv registered loiter, or P. o. niimev
order, at our risk. Agents wanted, male or female
every where. New painpelcts containing extra
liuerai iiunicenicnts, sent tree.
Address Family Sewing Machine Co., Olllce 86
Nassau Street, New York. . ;
JAMES 23. CLABK, I
MANUFACTURER AND Wu.HU IN
Stoves, Tin and Sheet Iron -Ware
New Blooinflelil, Terry co., Pa.,
KEEPS constantly on hand every article usually
kept in a Urst-class establishment.
All the latest styleB and most Improved
Parlor mid Kitchen Niovcs,
. TO BURN EITHER COAL OR WOOD I
A. Spouting and Roofing put up in the most
durable manner and at reasonable prices. Call
ami exainineJUs stock. 8 l
Use Dr.. Frederick's
Ltyhtning lie lief,
THE MEDICAL WONCfER ! ,
Cures all Pains arid Aches In from 1 to 10 Minutes.
B- Sold by Druggists and Country Store Keep
rrs, unu r . mwu i i.H r.n s uu., new jtioomneiu,
Pa. J. L. SINGER Si CO., Wholesale Agents,
Newport, Perry County, Fa,
l'ltlCE 60 CENTSi J'EIt ttOTTXK. 4 41
For The Bloomfleld Timet.
The beautiful summer days are past,
With their bright and, lovely flowers j
We no more hear the robin's chirp,
Nor seek the shady bowers.
But lovlicr far than Summer's reign,
Or even May'g sweet treasure,
Is the Aiitumo, as Its fruit It brlugs
In loads of fullest measure.
Resplendent views now greet the eye
On every hill and mountain j
And a song for the Autumn green Is sung
By every stream and fountain.
What luscious fruits it ever brings
Its apples, pears, and peaches,
It always strews like golden ore
For litem my taste now reaches
Then hail to the Autumn ! lovllcst queen I
She rules with smiles and gladncBB ;
Her realm is robed in gorgeous hues,
And naught on earth knows sadness.
Millcrstown, Oct., 1870
Linos on the Death of Lewis W. Or wan.
We paitcd at tho portals,
At the open gato of death j
Where lie step'd across the thrcshhold,
And yielded back his breath.
Tho little bark lay moorinjf,
Cold Jordan's stream beside ;
Her sails all ti ini'd and ready
To wait him o'er tho tide.
Oh Death I thou cam'st so early,
To take my all away ;
There's not one comfort left me,
I can but weep and pray.
The little ones cln round me
Our children his and mine;
I trace their llttlo sorrows,
In sad and broken lines.
Deal gently ! O deal geWy,
For thou'rt tho widows God j
Then while they look to thee in prayer,
O Fatncr! spare the rod.
Bookevili.e, Iud., Oct. 16, 1870.
"VYHAT is there more mysterious
J T than a blush, that a single word,
or look, or thought, should send that in
imitable carnation over the cheek liko
tho soft tints of a summer sunset. Strange
is it also thut the face only and that
tho human face is capable of blushing ;
that the hand or foot docs not turn red
from modesty or shame, any more than
the sock or glove that covers them. It is
the face that bears the angel's impress ;
it is tho face that is Heaven. The blush
of modesty tinted woman's face when
she first awoke in Edeu's sunny land, and
still lingers with her pure daughters.
They caught it from tho rose, for nil tho
roses first were white; but when Evo
plucked one of the buds, seeing her own
fair face, more fair than the flowers,
blushed and casts its reflex on her velvet
cheek. The face is the tablet of the soul,
whereou it writes its actions. There
may be traced till the intellectual phe
nomena, with a confidence amounting to
a moral certainty. If innocence and pu
rity look outward from within, none tho
less do vice, intemperance, and debauchery
make their indelliblo impressions on it.
Idiocy, rage, cowardice, passion, all leave
their traces deeper than the virtues of
modesty, truth, chastity and hope. Even
beauty itself grows more beautiful from
the pure thoughts that arise within it.
' tSrOn a certain Sabbath eveniug,
some tweuty-five years ago, a reckless, ill
dressed young man was idly lounging
under the elm trees in tho public squaro
of Worcester. lie had becomo a wretched
waif on tho current of sin. His days
wore spent in tho waking remorso of a
drunkard ; his nighta were passed in the
buttooneries ot tho ale houso.
As he sauntered along, out of humor
with lumselt and all mankind, a stranger
laid his hand upon his shoulder, and in
cordial tones said : " Mr. Gough go down
to our meeting at tho town-hall to-night."
A brief conversation followed' so winning
in its character that tho reckless youth
cousontod to go. lie went ; he heard the
appeals there made. With tremulous
hands he signed tho pledge of Total Ab
stinence. (By God's help, ho kept it, and
he keeps it yet. ' Tho poor boot-crimper,
who tapped him on the shoulder (good
Joo Strutton) has lately gone to heaven,
but the youth he saved is to-day the fore
most of tho reformers on the faco of tho
globe. Sometimes when I listen to the
thunders of applause that greet John B.
Gough on the plutform of Exeter Hall
or tho Academy of Music, it seems to ma,
I am heariug the echo of that tap on tho
shoulder, and of that kind invitation
under tho ancient elms of .Worcester,
" Ho that winneth souls is wise."
Distance Lends Enchantment.
WHO originated this expression I
know not, but a truer Baying
never emanated from tho mind of man.
It applies not only to space, but to time, to
the past and to the future. Iq looking
at a range of mountains in the distance,
you do not sco the difficulties of ascent ;
you eo tho ups and downs, tho blue
peaks rising here and there, the valleys
between, but all looks smooth and easy.
It is only by a near approach that we find
the jagged peak, tho frightful precipice,
the darksome cavern. Even the valley
so lovely, in the distance, may be a loath
some swamp. The thirsty traveler in the
desertseesiu the distance the long-sought-for
water beautiful lakes with lovely
islands dotting their surface rivers of
pellucid waters gliding gently along, on
whose banks grow the lofty palm, hastens
on, to find tho lovely lakes and rivers
changed to sand the same weary burn
ing sand ho trod before. Perhaps he
sees rivers in the distance yet, and keeps
on and on till he drops from exhaustion.
So with us. In youth we look forward
to the realities of life, and distance covers
them with such rose-colored tints that we
build castles in anticipation, and never
doubt their reality. It is only as we grow
to manhood that we find the precipice,
the caverns, tho swamps : that the centle
eminenco we saw in the distance is of
fearful height, the climbing of which may
take years of toil, and the beautiful lakes
and rivers of youth are nothing but sand.
How many there are who sink in the
swamp of blighted hopes who chase the
mirage of happiness iu the desert till
they die !
But climb, climb the mountains, ye
adventurous ; you may not reach tho top,
but you will not sink. Dig dig in' the
desert, and if you go deep enough you
will surely find water: and after a toilinsr,
useful life, when old age comes creeping
on, distance will lend its charms to cover
up tho rough spots of life, and as you
look back the mountains will agaiu ap
pear smootli and pleasant. While the
streets of the golden city will grow the
more beautiful as you draw near to
Scenes in Japan.
A STREET called the Tokedia is tho
Broadway of Yeddo. It is twenty
miles long and is crowded throughout.
There are no vehicles iu use in Japan,
and the pavements extend from one sido
of the street to the other. No provision
is made for the passage of carriages, om
nibusses or wagons, for there are none in
existence, and persons on foot take pos
session of the whole highway. The en
tire metropolis is built of wood, and one
dwelliug is a representation of all.
A Japancso house at the first glance
resembles a child's toy house on a large
scale. The floor is raised about two feet
above the earth, and there is a covered
porch in front resting upou tho bare
ground. After entering the porch you i
step up into tho house, always leaving
your shoes behind you. It is considered
a very great breach of propriety to enter
a dwelling without removing one's boots.
As they wear only sandals, covered with
a leathern thong, which they can shuffle
on pr off in an instant, this custom is of
but little moment to the natives, but
foreigners find it a very troublesome one.
This answers as a depository for shoes,
and, in passing a house, tho number of
visitors may be kuown by counting the
number of pairs of sandals on the porch.
WThcn tho walls of a houso aro up it
consists of one largo room, which is then
cut up by partitions, which aro nothing
more than sliding screens that close up
into each other in a fashion that admits of
one apartment being divided into a dozen
distinct ones instantly. , There aro no
chimneys attached to the houso, and they
contain no beds, chairs or tables. The
floors are covered with a series of clean
bamboo mats or cushions, each six feet
by three and nicely bound with red or
blue tape. They are stuffed with light
wool or moss and are as soft and yielding
to pressure as tho heaviest Brussels vel
vet. Ihese mats fit in with each other
as regularly us the squares on a chess
1 i -1.1 1 1 n ,
Doaru, ana mo wnoie noor is Kept as
clean and is dusted as often as the ma
hogony sideboard in the houso of a Dutch
burgher. No fleok of dirt is ever allow
ed to rest upon the polished surfaco of
tho matting, and to step upon it with a
pair of boots would bo a greater insult
than to make a footstool of a seven hun
dred dollar piano. :
The family sit upon the matting all
day, with thoir legs bent under them, in
a shape that would givo any foreigner in
curable paralysis in fifteen minutes, and
they sleep upon it at night. A Japanese
pillow is a curiosity in its way. It is
nothing but a rocker of a cradle, broad
enough to stand alone, with a semi-circu
lar depression on the upper side. The-
Japanese lie full length on the floor, place
not their head, but their neck in the crescent-shaped
hollow on tho upper sido of
the pillow, and rock themselves to sleep
in a few minutes.
Carrier Pigeons and how they arc Trained,
BALLOONS and carrier pigions are
among the prominent agents of
communication employed in tho Franco
Prussian war. The carrier pigeon is
larger than tho common pigeon meas
uring about 15 inches in length and
weighing about one and a quarter pounds.
An appendage of naked skin hangs across
its bill. Its value is estimated according to
its shape and size. Its strong, instinctive
love of home is so valuable, and fits it for
its functions as a carrier.
The birds are regularly trained when
young, their trainers taking them at first
short distances from home and then
turning them loose. Those that fail to
return homo are considered stupid and
rejected as valueless. Thoso that return
borne are then taken to greater distances,
progressively increased from two miles
to a thousand miles. Tho good birds
return home with unerring certainty.
The birds are sometimes kept in a
dark place for Borne hours before they
are used and sparingly fed, but abundant
The paper on which the niessago is
written is carefully tied around tho upper
part of tho bird's leg, but so as not to
impede its flight. An old English bal
lad and a lino from Tasso imply that the
original way of suspending the despatch
was from the wing or arouud the neck,
but the above method is that now in use.
The employment of tho carrier pigeon
dates frcm remote antiquity. The rapid
ity of the flight of this bird is almost in
credible. Audubon speaks of passenger
pigeons shot iu the neighborhood of New
York with their craws full of rice,
which tho birds could not have procured
nearer than tho rico fields of Georgia
and Carolina. Tho same naturalist ob
serves that as their power of digestion is
so great that they entirely decompos3 food
in twelve hours, tho birds which were
killed in the neighborhood of New York,
must have traveled between three and
four hundred miles in Bix hours.
When the annual trial of the prize for
the best carrier pigeons was decided at
Ghent, in 1833, twenty-four birds which
had been couveyed from that place, were
thrown up at llouen at fifty minutes past
nine o clock in tho morning. I he dis-
tanco is ono hundred and fifty miles.
Tho first pigeon arrived in Ghent in ono
hour and a half, sixteen came in within
two hours and a half, and three in the
course of the day. Four were lost. Tho
rate at which tho first bird flew was nine
ty miles in tho hour. " When thrown up
the bird rises, and when it has reached a
good height will at first fly round and
round and then make off,' continuing on
tho wing without stop or stay, unless pre
vented, until its well-known home is
Taddy Hayes and tho Turtle.
In New York, a man was carry a live
turtle along the street, when along came
an Irishman, followed by a largo dog.
The countryman tried by gentle words to
t tho son ot Emerald to put his finger
in the turtle's mouth, but he was t6o
smart for that. '';
" But," says he, " I'll put my dog's tail
, and seo what tho basto will do. , 4
lie immediately called up his dog. took
his tail in his hand and stuck it into the
turtle's mouth. Ho had scarcely got it
in when Mr. Turtle shut down on the
poor dog's tail, and off the latter ran at
railroad speed, pulling tho turtle after
him at a more rapid speed than it hud
ever traveled before. The countryman
thinking his day's work would bo thrown
away if tho animal should run at that
speed, turned with a savago look upon tho
Irishman and exclaimed:
" Call back your dog."
Patrick put his hands into his pockets,
threw his head to ono sido, winking and
then answered with a provoking sang
" Call back your fisk"
Xtey 1 hero are two directly opposite
reasons why some men have poor credit
one because they're not known, and
the other because they are known.
Joins tho Sons of Temperance and
CAN you pelief dat ereat vonder ven
I dell mit you dat I didn't trinken a
single trop of anyding stronger as tea und
milk for more ash apout a hole veek ?
De reason of it vhy dat ding ish so Tas
pecaus I ish now shoined mit dat Son of
Demperance Society, und dat affair don't
allow no memper vot pelongs mit it to
trinken no peer und vhisky und such
kind of dings. I dinks you must be ex-
donished mit me ven you hear dat I could
do mit out mine peer for so long a dime
ash a hole veek. Yet still dat ish bo,
for vhy ish it dat I vill undertook to te
ceive you mit a lie in a ding of dat kind ?
I dinks not.
After I ish signed mine name town
mit do pledge, und vas a memper mit dat
demperance dings for a few tays, I find
out dat de orter vas maken readio to
haben deir grand annual barado shust to
tantalize dem peer salune und de vhisky
tealers a driflo. So pesure ven I hears
apout dat dings, I dinks it ish nodings
more den mine tudy dat I must durn out
mit dat barado affair. Last Tuestay ish
do dime ven dat barade vas to dooken
blaco, und ash I didn't haben no more
den doo tays to got mincself readic in, I
vas haben plenty to do I pelief so. Ven
Duestay morning comes arount, I tress
mincself ub mit a glazed cap und a ledder
pelt mit a tin cup tied on und pesure I
haben also mine best plack bair of ban
daloons on und a vhite shirt. Den I buys
den cents vorth of round toenuts mit a
hole in, and string dem on a vire to hang
arount mine neck. Dat dings ish for
eating burposes ven I ish marchen mit
dat barade. I know all apout how dis
ding goes, und pesure I unterstand how
to brcpare, for dat's not do fursd broces
sion vot I durn out mit und vhy ish it
dat I didn't know somcdings ? Veil I
guess so ain't it?
Ven I pelief dat I vas ash near readic
ash I can got, I startzen for Proad straus.
vhcro dat durn out starts from. For de
fursd half a hour dat marching goes
blcnty nice ; but ven a hole hour was ub,
den I pegins to got dry mit mine mouth ;
und for spite, do more I marchen de
do tryer I got, shust on acgount dat I vas
in the lino mit a demperance barade.
Den I pegins to got mad dat I ever
shoined in mit a ding . dat vont allow a
man to drinken shust a driflo glass of
peer. I holt out for a leetlo vhile longer,
und den I can't stand dat dcuitation ash I
go past so many lager peer salunes. So I
dinks I can slip avay from the rear end
of dat barado mitout anypody daken
nodice of me, so ash I can sneak into a
beer blaco and saw vot dime it ish. I
goes into a beer saluno and I finds out
vot I vants ; still dat makes me more dryer
ash before ; den every beer saluno blace
vhere ve go by mit I stopped in mit me,
und by do time I ish marchen mit dat
barado a odder half hour, I got so tizzy
mit mine head ,and crooked mit mine legs,
dat veu I undertook to keep ub mit dat
durn out in do rear, I can't hardly do dat.
Veil, dat Marshall leader comes pack
vhere I vas, for by dat dimo blenty
beeples ish hollering pad dings mit me.
So dat Marshall dells mo it vas petter,
for the sake of tho ortcr, dat I vill left de
lino und go lay town somevheres undill I
I soper ub a drifle. Now, ven I under
dook to convince him dat dar ish nodings
de niatder mit me, I look arount, und dat
parade ish far avay off. So dat Marshall
leaves me und runs avay to catch nb
mit de line. Veil, so I dry to run to
catch up mit it to, only mine legs get all
tangled ub togedder, und I ish failed town
so hard ash 1 can't dell. Pesure a pig
crowd gets arount, und I ish picked ub
' and carried to a toor-step. ' '
JOSy At one of tho railroad depots iu
the viciuity of Elizabeth, intending trav
elers were recently amused in this wise.
A merchant purchnsed a ticket, and then
addressed tho agent :
" Sraugcr, I want to leave my dog in
this 'ere offico until the train starts. I'm
afraid somebody will steal him."
" You can't do it," said tho clerk.
" Take him out,','
that is cruel :
you're both dispositioned alike, and
kinder company tor you.
" Take him out !" roared the clerk. .
." Well stranger, I don't think your'o
honest, and you want watching. Here
Dragoon,' said ho to the dog, 'sit down
here, and watch that fellow sharp !' 'and
turning on his heel, said to the clerk.
' Put him out, sir, if ho is troublesome.'
The dog lay thero till tho train started,
watching and growling at every move
ment of tho clerk, who gave him tho bet
ter part of the office