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Wedaetdty storatag st $1,60 a var, la ad.
vane ; or $2,00 la all matt if at paid
promptly ia advaae. No subscriptions di
oeatiaaed aatil all arreanget ar paid, naless
mt th epiita of the' pabllsber. '' 1
OCI3 E. ATKINSON.
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Attorney txt Law,
. gtjpCeUectiug and Conveyancing promptly
OSet, second ttory of Court Hoot, abort
Preihoaotary cmc. . ; t . ; ?
attobXet at la w,
Ofcct on Bridge tlrtct. in tht room formerly
of ctrpUd bj. Etr D Farrer, Eso,, ;' -
S' & LOCDEif ' : - - : i
Offer bit service to tlit cititees of Juni
ata county at Auctioneer and Vendut Crier.
Charges, from two to ten dollars. Satisfao
lioa warranted. ... novS-9m. .
DR. P. C. RC.NDIO, .
TATTEUSOX, PENS' A,
Aatuot 18, lM9-tf. - -
THOMAS A. ELDER, M. 0.,
MIFFtlSTyWN, P.r ,fr
Oflct Lourt S A M to S P. M. Oulet In
ISelford't building, two doors above ile Sen
imtl olBre. Eridg ttrf. lg
faOJLEOPIIATIC PHYSICIAN t SURGEON
Having pormanea'ly located in the bfrough
f Mittintown, effort his profetsiontl ierrites
ta the eititcnt of this place and surrounding
Uffict ob Main street, over Beidler s Drug
Burt. aug IB iroa-n
LKX. K MoCLIKE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,"
144 8 0 C T II SIXTH STREET,
. 0. W. MoPHERKAS. r
tiorncij at' aw,
- O-.'i SA.SSOil STP.EET,
aag 18 18C9-1
QESTRAL CLAIM A0ESCV,
JAMES M. SELLERS,
144 8 OCT II SIXTH STRUT,
tjafa. BoiiDttes, Peo-iont, Back Pay, Home
Climt, State Claims, Ae., promptly collected.
Ne charge for information, aor when money
it aot eollected. oct27-tf
Dr. R. A. Simpson
Treats all forms of disease." and may be eon
suited as follows: t bis ollice in Liverpool
Pa., every SATCRD.VV and MOXDAT ap-
pointmentt can be cade for oilier aays.
ajjjrCVll ob or address
DR. R. A. SIMPSON.
dee 7 Liverpool, Perry Co.. Ta.
IX PERRYSVILLE. ,
DR. J. J. ArPLEUAUGII baa established
a Drug and Prescription Store in the
above-named place, and keeps a general as
DRUGS AXD MKDlCf.VFS. '
Also all other articles usually kept in estab
lishments of this kind.
Pure Wines and Liquors for medicinal pur
woaet. Cigars, Tobacco, Stationary. Cotrfec
tiens (first-class). Notions, etc., eie.
ftgr-The Doctor gives advice free
1871. PHILADELPHIA. 1871.
HOWELL & I30UKKE,
WAaurscrraitt or - -
Paper Hangings & Window Shades,
WHOLBSALB AXD RtTUL SALESROOMS.
Comer of Fourth and Market Streets,
Factory Cor. Twenty-third ana Sanson Sts.
Oct. 4-3 tu .
A. O. Postltuwait. I J. C. M Nacohtos
A. G. POSTLETII WAITE & CO ,
General Commission Merchants,
THE SALE OF ALL KINDS OF COUNTRY
4 . , . PRODUCE.
No. 201 South Front Street .
J. M. KEPHEART
BARNES BROTH ERic HEREON
wholesalb oealebs i
HATS AND CAPS,
503 Market Street, Philadelphia.
aug 18. 1 869-1 y.
1i EST CIGARS IN TOWN
Two for 5 cents. Also, I ho Fn-bel Lager,
the Largest Oysters, the !weetet Cider, the
Finest Domestic Wines, and, in eaort, any
thing you may wish in the
EATING OR DRISKrNQ tI!"B.
at the most reasonable prices. Be has also
eo that it will now compare favorably erith
any Hall in the interior of the State.
Jane 1. 1870-ly
LL kinds of Canned and Dried Fruit for
T. il-tv f. BARTLT.
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J B. F SCHWEIEJt ' : , TiiMitTimm-tn nitiifTnimMinii MniMi. : ! . .. . . EDITOR A5D PBOnilETOB.
; VOLUME IIYi, NO, 5 ; ; ; :. MIFFLINTOVN, JPN1ATA COIJNTr, PENA'A;, JANUARY 31,, 1372.': ; , : ' WHOLE NUMBER 1299.
Great Eicitemcnt at the Mifflin
WHT ia it that arerybody goea to WM. F.
3NTDER when they art in nttd of any kind
of Chain t . . . v;; -u, -
BECAUSE htkwpttht Beat and Flaeit
Assortment of all kiada of Chain that was
ever offered ta the eyea of the public. '
Header, if you are in want of Chain of
any kind, you will do well to call on tba un
dersigned and examine hi fine stock of
Cans Seat an. f Msor Chairs, : I
of all descriptions, before purchasing else
where. Having lately started in business, ha
it determiaed to do the very best he ran as
regards durability and ebetpness, and wr
rantt all teork manufartured by him.
tKg- Remember the Sign of th BIO
ItlOI OHVirt on lbs pole oa the
corner of Main and Cherry streets, when you
want to buy good chairs.
WM. F. SXVDER.
Vifflintown, Feb S. 1871.
The Place for Good Grapevines
IS AT THE,
Juniata Ualltn Dintjarbs,
A5D (JE1PE-U5E SCTHEBY.
'PHE undersigned would respectfully iu
L form the public that he has started a
Grape-vine Nursery about one mile northeast
f Mifflintowa, when he. has keen (eating a
large number of the different varieties or
Orapee.- and having been in tba baainese for
seven years, be i new pnpared to furnish
VINES OF ALL THE LEAPING
VARIETIES, AND OF THE
t. MOST PROMISING
c KINDS, AT
LOW RATES. -
bythesincle vine, doten, hundred or thou
sand. Ail person wishing good aad thrifty
vines will do well to call aad tea for then
selves, i ' ' -i .('.:..; .t :. '
(Q-flonJ and responsible Agents wanted.
Address, . .. ': I
JONAS OBERHOLTZER. i j
Miffliniown, Juniata Co., Pa.
Xew Skre au J New ; Goods:
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, &C.
M-Jn Street, Ififfiatewn.-
HAVING ..pen.d out a GROCER V AND
PROVISION STOKE in the old stand
on Main Street, Mifflintowa. 1 would respect
fully a?k the atteutinn of the public to the
following articles, which I will keep oa hand
at all lilacs :
SUGAR, COFFEE, TEA,
DRIED AND CANNED FRUIT.
HAM, SHOULDER, DRIED BEEF, ,
Cronfectioneries, Nuts, &c,
GL A 88 WARE,
t Flour, Feed, .See. ,
All of which will be sold cheap for Cash or
Country Produce. Give me a call aad hear
my prices. ,
Mifflintown, May 2, 1871
J. W. KIRK.
S. B. LOUDON,
tttdCLD respectfu!!y inform the public
v that be has removed bis Tailoring Es
tablishment to a room in Major Pievin new
buildii.g. on the Parker lot. on Bridge street,
Mifflintowa, anl has opened out a
LARGER AND FINER ASSORTMENT Of
f! LOT IIS,
Than ever was before briught to this towa-
which he ia prepared to make to order in the
LATES1 AXD HVST IMPROVED STILE.
And in a manner that will defy all competi
tion. Il also manufactures to order, all
On reasonable tews.
By strict attention to business, he hopes 'to
receive a liberal share of public patron
age Give him a call and inspect his styles
of cutting and workmanship bet ore going
elsewbere. , . ,
The "Guyper11 Market Car.
THE undersigned, having purchased of
S. II . Brown the renowned "Guyper"
Market Car, desires t inform his frien ls of
Mifflin. Paticnon and vicinity, and the pub
lic generally, that he will run the ear regu
larly, leaving Mifflin Station, every Monday
noon for the Eastern markets, aad leturning
on WEDNESDAY, loaded with .
: FRESH FISH, , ; ;
VEGETABLES OF ALL KDTOS IN SEASON,
Asm Everything isaaiiv tsmes is s
Also, Freight Carried, at Seasonable
Sates, Either Way. - -
' Orders from merchants and others solicited,
'act- Prompt aUealioa to business will be
given aad satisfaction guaraateed:
Orders left at Joseph Fennel! a atorc la
Patterson, will receive atteatioa.
G. W. WILSOX.
April 28, 1871. " ', , . ,
HECK & FASICK,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
East of Odd Fellows' New Hall, Bridge St.,
MIFFLISTOWN, PA. -
mnA A R Fasiek naving
entered iuto a partnership, would respectfully
invite tae eitisene oi aiiraiuiowu
who are wanting 1SUU1S ana onut-o give
.1 . ..11 Ranairiav nranTllIf attended
to. Charges moderate. All work warranted.
BT .... O... .
MitBintowit, .tor. to. jp.i-u . ,. .
mtm UanJbill for DuMic tale printed oa
short ootice at the Siivrst OwTira.
D. K. SULOUFF d: CO.,
(Succeston to D. P. Sulouff.J .
' SZALSSS IXT -
Salt; Xlaster, "
CALCINED PLASTER, CEHEHT, &C. 1
The Highest Cash Prices Paid
for all kinds of Grain.
Lumber. Coal, &e Sold at the
f Lowest Prices.
Having boats of our own w can freight
Grain, Lumber, Coal, Ac. cbeaper than any
other parties.. Wa therefore defy competi
tion. aVou can make monev by calling oa ns
before selling or buying elsewhere.
Gems will bi bccbivcd is stosi to as
sold bt tub 1st or Jeai, 1871. .. . : i
P. 8. Our grain it aot elevated oa men's
backs. . . -.
Milflintown, April 20, 1871. ' - .
JUNIATA VALLEY BANK
JOSEPH POMEROY, Prident.; '
T. VAN IRVIN, Cashiei.
J.seih Pomeroy, . . Job a J. Pattertoa,
Jerome N. Thompson, IGeorge Jacobs,
' Jobn Oalsbacn.
Loan money, receive Jepotitt, pay interest
on time deposit t, buy and sell coin aad Uni
ted States Bends, cash, ooupons bsmi eneeas.
Uemi: money to any part of the United State
au J also to England, Scotland, Ireland and
Germany. Sell Revenue Stamps. ;
In sums of $-00 at 2 per cent, discount.
In sums of $00 at 2 per cent, discount.
In sums of $1000 at 8 per cent, discount.'
faug IS 1869
NEW DRUG STORE.
BANKS & HAMLIN,
.Vata Strerl. Mffltntoicn, Pa.
DEALERS TN " -RtfiS
Chemicals, Dye Stuff,
Putty, Coal Oil,
Lamps, ; Burners,
, u:-' Chimneys, ' ' Braefaes.
Infant Bruhet. - Soap,
"' Hair Brui-l-.es, Tooth Brushes,
Perfumery, Combs, '
Hair Oil, , . Tobacco,
. ' . and Stationary.
- LARGE: VARlETi OF
elected with great care, aad warranted from
' Purest of Wlfcs AL LltiUUKS rorieai
eal Purposes. . j
gty- PRESCRIPTIONS compounded with
great care. mal6'70-ly
Real Estate at Private Sale,
In Milfdro Township.
fl MI E under- igned offers to sell t private
1 sale a certain, tnot of land situated in
Milforrt township, one mile south of Patter
son, Juniata county, adjoining lands .of G
W.Jacobs, B. D. Kepuer Jacob Lemon aad
about Thirty -five Acres of which an cleared
aad ia a good state of cultivation, having
been limed twice over within ihe last five
yean. The remaining ten acres is woodland.
well set with tock-oak and yellow pine tim
ber. . The improvement oa tbit property
LOG HOUSE, BANK BARN,
Good Frame SPRING HOUSE, with a never
failing Well of good water at the door, also
a Spring close by. ' Also necessary oatbbild
ingt, a good Apple Orchard, Peaches, Pears,
Cberrys and all kinds of fruit.
The above property will be eold en very
reasonable terms . The purchaser can also
have the opportunity of buying from tea to
forty acres of good cleared land adjoining
the above, at a very moderate price.
For further information inquire of Arnold
Tarns, owner, who resides on the premises.
Any penoa wishing to purchase weald do
well to call and examine Ihe property for
- -.. ARNOLD VARUS.
July 12, 1871-3m , ...
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE
FOR SALE! .
1MIE undersigned Offers at private tale, a
- valuable farm of 111 Acres, titn-
ated in Milford township, Juniata county, ad
joining lands of Isaac Guss and others, a
pnblic road running through tba -tana from
Patterson to Johnstown. . There are erected
on the farm
Two Good Dwelling Honscs, ',
one being a two story stone house, and the
other a frame honse ; also, a BANK BAR5,
Spring House, and other necessary outbaild-
ings a small tiream - or water running by
near the honse, and a never-failing Spring of
water ia the Spring Hons - Than ia goad
Orchard bearing plenty of fruit. . ; . . -,
Fifteen acres of toe above 'arm is meadow
land. Eighty acres are In a good slat of
cultivation, and the balance in goad timber.
Will be (old at a low price ou application
to ihe undersigned, living thereon, situated
about three tail west of MiffliaUww. ' -
Dee 6. 187I-3w
.AVID WATTS moot respectfully aanoan
eet U the public that ha it prepared t
furnish 1 ' " 1 ' "
SCHOOL BOOKS AJD STAT10NEET
at reduced price.. . Henafter give him a call
at bit OLD STAND, MAIN St., MirFLIN.,
Oclta tf ........
;, FAPEP UP PEAJ
;J bv mbs. t. . taooB:.-, i:.: t :
When an tha greea leaves, when an ' the
' - Sowen. '" " "
That arigbteaael with btaisty IB loag taaa
o ! mar houra h .v, u : ' n zi.
Where are the niabewa, when an th dews.
Colon so radiant, gem to profuse
Faded and dead ! Oh ! something to sad
Breathes ia thosa littlw words-faded aad dead.
i; : .n:' v -;: !'-.) :: ... :. ' '
Where an the rosy .cbseks, when an th
ayes, , T
Blue as that ether vail we call the skies '
When anthe white hands, dimpled aad small,
One opened. Warmly ia greeting to all-r.
When are the gloats curls, . whan th fair
head. ; , ...... ;
Echo sight mournfully faded aad dead.
Where an the rosy wreaths bnided for me,
Memory of yoaag life, childhood's bright
. : gleer ..... ... ,
When are the fond hopes, when are the
Gilded with beauty by life' morning beams,
'Tit something naseea, y at something just fled
Seed back the whispered words faded aad
. : dead. ,:-:
Earth.'l am weary of the and thy gems,:
Wear of watching th bad aad the stems
Wither away, aad dnaa, hope aad heart.
Tarry a while aad forever depart.
Fain would I be whtre no voices fled
Sing to me mournfully faded and dead.
UNCLE PAUL'S WHIM. ;
"They would get married,'' laid Uncle
Paul, grim.. "It isn't mjr fault that
their husband are dead, and they're left
with familiea to bring op. I advised
them to etay tingle."
.."But it would be your fault," said the
mild clergyman, "if they starred or suf
fered." ' "I don't see why." '
;'''Brcaus yon have plenty of this
world't goods, and they are poor ; be
cause you hare but yourself to support,
and tbey have little ones dependent upon
them." . ,
"Oli, fudge !" taid uncle Paul. "I
don't keep a poor house, and I'm sure I
pay sufficient taxes and contribute to
charitable institutions enough to fice me
from extra demands, I told both of
them how it would be ; but Hester waa
always a self-willed creature, aud Letitia
bad a quiet fashion of insisting upon
having her own way, which was quite as
bad in the long run "
f Very well," said the clergyman, "I
can't pretend to argue with you upon j
the subject. I only state facts, and leave
the rest to your own conscience."
Saying this he went his way.
Uncle Pant took np hie pen and re
commenced writing entries in the fat old
ledger which lay on the desk ; bnt, for
all that, the rose-bnd faces of his nieces,
nety and Letty, as they used to look
flitting aiound his big .' armed-chair,
would continue to haunt him.
"Pshaw !' he exclaimed, at last, as he
dropped his pen, making a great, apoplec
tic ink blot on the middle of the page.
"I wish that meddling minister had been
obliging enough to mind his own busi
ness. I suppose I must do something
for one of them at least, but which shall
it bet Hetty used to have the prettier
face aud the more crdrxiug voice, but
then Letty had still, velvet-Yboted
way of always doingjttst what you want
ed before you fairly knew it yourself. Het
ty sang like lark all the old fashioned
songs I liked best to bear, but Letty
would play backgammon by the hour,
aud never get tired of the rattle of the
old man's dice-box. Well, veil, its hard
to make a choice " '
A week elapsed, and Letitia Carver
sat alone by the desolate b earth-stone
sewing, her little ones at schools, the fire
subdued to the fewest lumps of coal con
sistent with calorie life, when the door
opened, aud her cousin, the other young
widow, entered, also hi deep black.
" "Isn't it a sham !" cried Mrs. Hewitt,
indignautly. "Of course you received a
bundle too V
"I don't think I quite understand what
you mean, Hetty," said Mrs Carver. .
"Mean 7 I mean that Uncle Paul
Sheffield ia the stingiest, most parsimoni
ous old miser in existence. To dare to
send a bundle of old clothes to my door,
a if I were a common beggar, with an
insulting note, 'stating that, at he had un
derstood I had two boys, I might very
easily ent the garments up into some.
thing useful. I declare to you, Letty, I
was so angry that I cried 1" '
Angry ? What for t I am sure the
clothes are very ' nice, only a little old-
fashioned, and I can get quite a new suit
out of them for each of my little men.
Paul and Robbie are both small, an "
"' Letty Carver T cried her cousin.
wrathfully,' "you have no more spirit
than a wooden image ! '
Letty smiled and' shook her head
"I cannot sit tamely oy, tiester, ami
hear my little eaes crying with cold and
hunger!-' . -!- ' -
"Pshaw F said Hetty, imperiously.
"I am not yet reduced to be the recipient
of such charity aa that, from a man. like
Uncle Paadr who rolla in gold-"" I
"It is his own money, Hetty, and he
has a right to do with it as he pleases.
When you and ' I married against hi
wishes we both ' tacitly abandoned all
claims to hie wealth."
''"I don't' agree with' you there," said
Mn. Hewitt, haughtily . tossing np her
head.' "you've actuatly begun to rip
up the odious old things ""
' "See," said Letty, holding up the sec
tion of a well-worn waistcoat, with a
faint smile. "I am dilligent at work at
it now !" ' ' r
"I sold mine to a rag-man far a pair of
china vases," said Mn. Hewitt, indiffer
ently. "Horrid tawdy things they were;
only fit for the children to play with and
break, but still better than nothing at all.
What's that you are taking out of the
pocket!" the added, with a quick start
"A ten-pound note."
Mrs Carver unfolded at the same mo
ment a tiny (lip of crumpled paper, tack
ed far down into- one of the pockets. It
actually was, as her cousin had said, a
ten-pound note. ; . . -'
"Yoaare in luck I'' cried , Hetty. I
wish I had. thought to look into the
pockets of mine before I let the rag-man
have them ; but it isn't at all likely that
the old skinflint would make more than
one mistake of the kind. What shall
you do with it Letty 1" ,,
" ,Do with it V repeated Mrs. Carver,
opening her mild eyes with surprise. "I
shall take it to Uncle Paul at once. . It
is, aa you yourself say, a mistake."
' But lie has given you the suit.', .
'He never intended to give me the
money. Hester, and I have no right to
appropriate it," Letty answered.
Mrs Hewitt drew a long breath of con
"Letty Carver, you are too absurdly
Quixotic for anything. You don't de
serve good luck if you fling it about af
ter this fashiun."
"I certaiuly should not deserve good
luck if I acted dishonestly in even so
small matter as this,"
"I don't call ten pounds a small sum
to yon, whatever it may be to Uncle
Paul. Take my advice, Letty keep
the money and hold your tongue. You
need it and he doesn't and he will never
be a bit the wiser. What are yon tying
on yonr bonnet for I" -
I am going to Uncle Paul," was the
quiet reply,- as Mrs. Carver folded a
faded black eashmer shawl acros her
slender shoulders. '
"You are determined ?"
"Then I'll go with you,", said Hetty
Hewitt. "Perhaps between us both we
can manage to shame the old ,screw out
of a little of his surplus cash."
'I mean it Letitia. He used to pre
tend to be fond of ns "
''Until we set his wishes and judgment
at defiance, and proclaimed ourselves en
tirely independent of his will."
.. Hester Hewitt shook her head; her
wilful nature was entirely unconvinced,
bnt she abandoued the argument tempo
rarily. Uucle Paul Sheffield sat alone at hi
desk when bis office-boy announced i -
"Two ladies, sir."
"Well, girls !" said Uncle Paul, stick
iog bis pen behind his ear as'composedly
as if it had been only six days since he
bad seen them, instead of six years.
"Sit dowu sit down !
Mrs Hewitt obeyed bat Letty Car
ver advanced to her uncle's desk and laid
the ten-pound note upon its blotted sur
face of green blaise. Uncle Paul sur
veyed, her. -from behind the moon-like
orbs of his silver-mounted spectacles. ,
"Eh, what 'a this 1 ' heaaked, with, ap
parent unconsciousness. "Wbat'a this I"
''You were kind enough, Uncle
Paul," began Letty, hesitatingly, "to
send me some clothes to make up for the
children, f I found this money in the
waistcoat pocket when I was ripping it
up this morning." .
"You did, eb 7" laid Uncle Paul, re
flectively. Then, turning bis spectacles
reflectively on his other niece, he demand
ed, with embarrassing" abruptness :
,"Yoa, Mrs. Hester 1 what became of
the ten-pound note that was iu the waiat-
coat pocket of your bundle, eh 7" .
. Heater hesitated, turned first scarlet,
then pale, and was obliged to stammer
"I I didn't suppose I could make the
old garments useful, so I sold them to
a ng-man. '-
"For a shilling?' ' '"-
"No, uncle ; for two nice ehina vaeea,"
- "Two filagree fiddlesticks!" barked
Uncle Pan!, sharply. "Toe hiftleS-to
make up a good suit of only half-worn
clothes too proud to work for yonr
own living, bnt not too sensitive to ex
pect others to do it for you too haughty
to accept charity you're the same Hetty
that you alway were t Even the sea of
trouble you have gone through j hasn't
changed yon, and I dont believe anything
will but death.' ". ' !i : ;
"Uncle f" faltered Hetty, beginning
weakly to cry, the worst policy the
could possibly bare . adopted, if she had
only known. - 'i .: 1 r ' J
k Yee, went on Uncle Paul, rumpling
ma hair over his eybrows ; ' I ' put the
two notes in the two waistcoat packets to
try you two girls. One of them is told
to a rag man, the other has eome back to
me. . I accept the omen. Letty, my
lass, you and yonr little ones may re
turn to the old nest again.'- If the boys
are like you I shall take to them.' '
"But, uncle," whispered Hetty Hewitt
through her tears, "what shall I do V
'."Sell yourself to a rag-UMtn for a
match box to match your ebinaj vacea !"
quoth the old man, waxing grimly face
lions. ' Don't tell you I'll have nothing
more to do with you I".
No tears or entreaties on the part of
either Hetty or Letty could move the
old man 'a adamant resolve. Hetty bad
sealed her own doom past redemption,
aad her more thrifty cousin had become
a presumptive heiress, al through Uncle
Paul's whim. .
A WORD TO THE GIRLS.
One of our religious papers, in a recent
articles addretted to the young ladies,
gave them some excellent advice as well
aa hard hits, saying "Yonr bodies are the
most beautiful of God's creation. In
the Continental galleries I always saw
groups of people gathered about the pic
tures of women. It waa not passion ;
the gazers were just as likel; to be wo
men as men ; it was because of the won
derous bcanty of a woman's body."
Commenting ou this fact, the writer says
further, en imagiuiog a lady pasting his
range of vision, "Now isn't that a pretty
looking object 7 A big hump, three big
lumps, a wilderness of crimps and frills,
a hauling up of the dress here and tliere,
an enormous, hideous mass of false hair
or bark, piled on the top of their heads,
surmounted by a little flat, ornamented
with bits of lace, birds' tails, 4cc. The
shop windows tell us all day long of the
paddings, whale bones and steel springs,
which occupy most of ihe space within
that outside rig. In the name of all the
simple, sweet sentiments which cluster
about a home, I would ak, how is a
man to fall in lovo with such a piece of
compound, double twisted, touch-me-not
artificiality, as yon see in that wriggling
curiosity 7" With a wap-wait, squeez
ing lungs, stomach, liver and other vital
organs, into one-half their natural size,
and with thit long trail dragging on the
ground, he wonders how any man of
judgment, who knows that life 18 made
Bp of use, of sense, of service, of work,
can take luch a partner. He mnst be
desperate, indeed, to unite himself for
life with such a fettered, half breathing
ornament He further tells the girls that
the bad dress, added to the lack of ex
ercise that is so general, lead to bad
health, and men wisely fear that instead
of a helpmate they would get an invalid
to tike care of. This bad health in wo
men, just as in men, makes the mind as
well as the body feeble and effeminate,
leaving them no powers, no magnetism.
He tells those who giggle so freely, and
use large adjectives, such a "splendid,"
4c, that it deceives no one uuless as eil
ly as they arc, only showing others that
they are superficially, affected, silly, and
have none of that womanly strength and
warmth which' are so atsureing and at
tractive to man. He tells them they
have become so childish and weak mind
ed, that they refuse to wear decent names
even, and insist upon baby names In
stead of Helled, Margaret, Elizabeth,
they affect Nellie, Maggie, and Lizzie
When brothers were babies they were
called Robby, Dicky, and Johny; bnt
when they grow up to manhood, no more
of that silly trash, if yon please. But
he knows a woman of twenty-five years,
and she Is as big as both his grand
mothers put together, who insists on be
ing called Kitty, and her real . name is
Catharine ; and although her brain is big
enough to conduct affairs of state, she
does nothing but giggle, cover up her
face with her fan, and exclaim, once in
four miuutes, "Don't now ! you are real
mean " He wants to know how a man
cau propose a life partnership to so silly
a goose. He denies the common remark
that most sensible men are crazy after
butterflies of fashion. Occacionallw a
man of brilliant success may marry a
silly, weak woman, but nineteen times in
twenty, sensible men choose sensible wo
men. In company tbey are very likely
to ebat and toy with those overdressed
and forward creatures, but they don't
ask tbem to go to the alter with them
Girls must also remember that among the
young men ia the matrimonial market,
only a small number are independently
rich, and in America such very rarely
make good husbands. But the number
of thoe who are just beginning in life,
who are filled with noble ambition, who
have a future, is very large. But such
will notVthey dare not. ask girls to join
them, while they see tbem so idle, silly,
and so gorgeously attired. .. Let them
see that girls are industrious, economical .
with habits that secure health and
strength ; that their life is earnest and
real ; that they would be willing to be
gin at the beginning in life with the man
you would consent to marry then mar
riage will become the rule, and not, as
now, the exception.
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for one sauan of ain lintt r less. wfftb
charged oa insertion, 75 teat, three fifl,
aad M tents for sack be sweat insertion.
Adsria!siwirB, Caveator's oa Auditor's
Kotiatj. $2,0V Preil aa4 Basia
Card, not edin ob seaar. and raeia-
ding sopy paper, $8,00 per yar. " Sotfota
ia reaouag Mlama. tea at per una. ster
tbaiauiAvartteiag by tbey tar at spseul rate.
vowilt- S assarts. 1 ye.
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SHORT ITEafSt- -
The peach trees are ia bloom in Flor-
A Wisconsin girl saw wood for a liv-
'. : :.-; Y ' ;
- One Chicago merciiant had nine thou
sand stores melted ferto one mass by the
Joseph Lemaitre, a Frenchman, ia be
ing tried at Calais for having commited
twenty-sine murdersl ' ' "
Three Texas gentfemetT Trave made ar
rangements tor inclosing 115,000 acre
of land iu one body, for pasturage.
At the ffewgate prison is Engfand,
tbey still Sg the prisoners this punish
ment often terminates in deatfc
It is said thai there are more brass
bands in Pennsylrank than m any ether
State in the Union.
A long island chicken chief attempted
to pfy Lis vocation in the vicinity of a
bnll dog. Hfs potbeay'bft asaowtjt
etl to-nearly $31. '
TBey have pnirie wolves in the city
of Des Moines, Iowa. A abort time
i race Judge Noarse shot one within the
limits of the cesrporationx , . .
A little girl, when asled by her mother
about twpwwut Tittle bttea m too tide
of a dozen choice apples, answered.
"Peihapt, mama, they may ftave been
The Conn lets von Etta wa arrested
at Hudson, N. J , Tuesday for bigamy.
She married a man in Uobeken, a month
ago, who new eompTafns that her baa
band, a German Count, still lives m per
many. A man who tried to evade paying his
fare from Boston to Maiden, was find
$15 and costs, amounting to $36.50. Tbe
man was intoxicated, but that plea ia get
ting played out he had no busrnci to
An mtoxteated man io St. John's.
Xew Brunswick, reeently entered s
church, went to sleep', woke orpin the
middle of tbe sermon, persisted in sing
hrgOId. Hundred at that inappropriate
time, aud after severe labor was ejected.
A deserted shop in Pittsfield, Mass.,
boasts of an anvil that has dono duty
for more than three hundred years, and
is as sound to-day as it was in 1S33.
when Kllweed Pomeroy welded the pon
derous horse sUoes for tbe Stuarts.
In a French1 Cottrf, recently, as a wit
ness was about to give in his testimony,
the Advocate rentarlte7: "I wish to
remark to the Court that tftis witness is
entitled to entf.f confidence, a4 he baa
not had time to consult his lawyer."
Ia the Ohio House, on the 22nd a res
olution was offered asking Congress fo
grant HOC bounty to each soldier of the
late war who enlisted for three yean,
but was discharged before tha expiration
of two years for sickness or disability.
Alvin E. AnoVron, of Sunderland,
Mass., did so mean a thing aa to ewe tho
arrest of his mother oa a tmrpped-npi
charge of steaKvrg his shove! and tongues.
Thejmeties- dismissed the ease with a
sharp reprimand of the wofilial son.
The following notice appeared in a re
cent issue of the New York .Sir "This
is to certify that I left my husband'
bed and board for the reasons that bo
does not know bow to treat a wife, is
brutal, and so ignorant that he cannot
spell my name Philopenna Dressell."
An orator, iu a lioeky voice taid : "In
short, ladies and geutlemcn, I can only
wish I bad a window in my bosom, that
you might see the emotions of my heart."
The newspapers all printed the speech.
leaving the "o" out of window.'' He
was takrw somewhat ' aback when he
nad H ' '
A girl sixteen years, took up a posi
tion in a chair opposite the door of the
Grand Duke's room, in St. Louis, deter
mined to see Alexii. For thirteen honn
she kept faithful watch, when she was
driven away by the ernrl hotel keeper.
without having her iunocent wish grati
fied. This qneer bit of news appears in the
Columbia, (Ohio) Slat-ima : -X e have
a distressing rumor that the wife of a
man living in Worthington, while kick
ing at her husband during a domestic
row on Saturday last, struck her littlo
girl in the abdomen with such force that
death followed iu a few minutes.
' It i g'ven to some women to see a
point clearly and state it comprehensive
ly for instance, an Iowa woman con
cludes a sensible article against woman
suffrage tlms pointedly: "You may look
at this matter in whatever light you will
but simmer it down, and it is but a quar
rel with the Almighty that we are not
Chignons are bein put to new use.
W. E. Gwtna, a merchant of Sioux City.
Iowa, had been trying to defraud his
creditors, who finally went to bis house
armed with a search-warrant They
were unsuccessful for a long time, but
finally, suspecting bis wife's luxuriant
hair, prospected and found "deftly hidden
there" $2000 which considerably swelled
tbe rats per eent. tbey expected to obtairt
on tbe dollar. .. .' .