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MDGWAY, ELK CO. PA., FRIDAY, JAN. 22 1869.
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KOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS,
KOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC,
PREPARED tr I'D. C. M. JACKSO.y,
The grtattt known rtmtJitt for
Liver Complaint, , ... ,
Diseases of the Kidneys,
ERUPTIONS of the SKIN,
And all Dlaeaeee arising f ram a Die
rdered Liver, Stomach, or
lMVVHtTr OF THE JttOOJK
Jitnd tht folloioinit symptoms, ami if fan find thuU
four system it affected by any of them, you winy rest
assured that disease, has commenced i'f aUach on tfn
roost important organs nf your b(Wy, rt.tr unlest toon
checked by the use pooerful rente-Het. i isittraM
f'l, fon terminating in deith, will be tin rttull.
Constipation, Hatnlenoe, Inward Piles,
Fulnesa ot Blood to the Hand, Aoidity
of the Rtomach, Nausea, Heart
burn, Diaa-iiat lor Food, Fnlnoae
or Weight in the Btomaoh,
Bour Eructation-, Sink
ing or Fluttering at the Pit
of the Stomach, Swimming of
the Hand, Hurried or Difficult
Breathing, Fluttering at the Heart,
Choking or Suffocating Sensations when
in a Lying Posture, Dimness of Vision,
Dits or Webn belore the Bight,
Sail Pain in the Head, Uefl
oicnoy of Perspiration, Yel
lowness of the Skin and
Eyes, Pain in the Side,
Back, Cheat, Limbs, etc., 8ud
den Flushes of Heat, Burning in
the Flesh, Const not Imaginings of
Evil, and Groat Djpressijn of Spirit.
AH then indicate disease of the hirer or Piytltitt,
Orjant, cuinliiord villi impart blood.
fijoDaub's German Dittcro
Is entirely Teipetabte, nf eontnlm no
lfiior It In cn.ifiiail of Flnlfl Ki
trarl. Tlie Iloo(, II t Ii. and ll.trka
from whlcti thr ritracta nrr mad
nr gatheri-d In UerniHii All the
medicinal trine are ex.fi .41 from
tbtiu by a KttentlfU' v h .ssittt. Thru
rxlritcta nrc then forwarded la thin
country In be nil ezpre.ly for ti
miitiurnclurr of lliesie tlHter. There
t no aleoiiolle, tabtitniice of nuy kind
Used In rniiiouillni( I lie Hitter
tieuce It U the only Hitler that eau
be naed In raaea wherr alcoholic slim
Ulanta are not advlaahle.
u rt e-itttbiUititHt C all ttr intrfih'mts of tht Jltttfri,
uu'th I'l'iti .Sjn'u frut tVnirt, 'inc. f, lc. H if usttl
V am 4iratr tit the Itithrm, in o v:her fun1,
pjtt mU-nff'i,' ttimulut it rq-tirft. triU Wr in
tMAtt tJuit thw ffm'tiift or n tire! y JilTnrnt rem
AJtff othrrt adritird fr titr th dirmttt
ti,it'i, th'tf L'itif tnm'ific prhtratvmt nf mr'ti- inal
tfrcU, whil tht ttU'rt arm inrr iimtvnt of rum
m Mf form. ThX N IC it dciitettli tm nf the wt
pttotttM ami tLprrAill' r'tunlirt trtr HjT'reit to the
jittbUc. It taiU it rr qui file. It it i fiU,imre In take
i't while iU Uf'-ifivii'U, rxltiUtrtiting "mi medicinal
.j.tjVd'f h tvr caused it to te kiiotcn it, it yreuttU qf
Thoiiaaiidn of tawt, when the pa
tleut ftittuot'rf lie wmm afflicted with
t lit terrible dlaeate, have been eured
by the nr ef these reined let. Kxtreine
ffiHHtloilMit, debllll-. and rough are
tUv wkuhI alleiidnnC npon neve re
re dynpepnla or dlene of the
dl(e1lvc rh'iim. Kveu In ease of
UcuulHff CtHauiiiillon, tliee remedlee
v 111 be found of the ffrcateat henfl1f
etreii(theulnK and In vlgornttiig.
Tjf if no medicine rtjtud to ortf-rfur fJtrman
Jl.'rrt or 'Jntiiv i rates n ihtntity, ' Theft imjwtrt a
t-te ttnd witor to the whl. eytttm, ttretvjihen the
pttite, iuse an etijffmttit tf the J'ttmt, enable the
etuma h to digett it, purify the tUls give a ffwl,
$'nd keuithg ertnficxum, eradicate the u?Uta tino
frm the eye, imfytrt m titn-nn t" the cheekn, and change
M yMieni from hort-brtathtd, emacia'td jak.
Weak and Delicate Children
ar. Mind atrona; by ualiia; tlie BIHrrs
r Toiilr, In tact, tliry arc Faintly
Afcdlcliirs. 'I'hey call lie MilliilnlMlrrrd
Mlih perfrrl aafcty to a rl.lld three
mvutk iild, the ml delicate feuialr,
or a man of Mlaety
Thru HmdiM are th bfst
J Hood l'urlller.
mur fiAifa, ami vill cur. all diteattt rtiuXting from
iif fr LUd ;vrv; Icrp ynur Lirrr in onlrr ;
i p gr M'yM'Mf oyns in a vitndt Itttilthy cf'Uh
tl'Nt, km of thn timrdics, and no iileu aii
tvr vuil y4.
ldlfa ivlto wlah a fiilr akin and
eu'id roitiilrxt(ll, free from a yellow
Th linage anil all oilier llAKm'enieiit,
alioH'd He these remedies orvnilon
ally. The l,ls-er In iirrfeet order, and
I lie blood pure, will result In spark
ling eyes and blooming cliceka
HiAttuiTt OnmuM Kwditn ar munlnfrit'd.
T tt ymuiu lnti Oir ftyfialure of jV. Jttrkmun
iii Ut frun '' U fuiiuit irj;T of earh bot'lt, ntid
' tut nusw ( artii-U tduum in indi'butllr Allothart
'rhonsands of letters have been re
eels ed, testifying to the In lie of these
READ THE EECOIt KEN D ATI0K3,
KKOM HOM. UKO. W. WOODU'AIIO,
Oliiaf Ju.lic. of llie!uiirrinsCnnrt of IViiinvlvsnls.
iDcLFSit, Makch IOiIi, ISO.
I M "lltoHmfi Un-.-.m Billnt" it not an inlox
tailing fc-iwrtiy, InU i$ a go,..' fmu'i- vtrful in di$o
tbri of V diipttir organs, on of grrat lnfd in
ruf of drill, ty and Irani of H-rwui acliun in
tylttvu 1'iturr truly,
am. : woodwahu.
Fi1U IIOX. JAMKS TIIOMl'fOX,
Jud.e uf 111. Iiiieiiie Court of l,eimy1iinU.
PHiLtusmiit, Aran. SStli, 180,
I eous'dar " Uoofland'a Oernian lilt
ters' a vtthtnnlv ninliciif In case of at
tasks of Indigestion or Dyspepsia. 1
as certify this from my eiperlenc.
Ysuri, -lth resiiect.
From RKV. J0BKP1I H. KF.NNARD, B.D,
rt of the Tonth Bsptbt Church, l'liilaaelphla.
Pa. Jicasoa nta fia : hart brcn fmrnentlyrw
mrfnt U amutel my aams Willi r'commtni'atioM of
Itfir'M kinds of mnlicuM, out mjardiny Iht practic
tu out of my appmprial'. Vr, I hart in alt cam do
tiiwd ; but with a cUar prvof in ruriosf inttancu, and
fmiimlarly in my men family, of tht lutfulntsi of Dr.
Jivojtand't German Hitters, Jdeiart fur once from my
ouual eourse, to express my full conviction that foi
f.liaral debility of tU nystrni, aurt eipn-mlly tir Liter
oiuplsiiit, it is a safe antl vsliuhle ireMirsliou. In
tvnmt cases it may fail ; Imf vsually, J doubt not, ii m1
S very tteuejlrial to those toio snjftr from use aooss
jMuses. lours, very respectfully,
J. II. KKXKABlt.
Kightli, OeUno (hates SL
Prloe or the Bitter., tl.00 per bottle '
Or, a half dosea for 95.00.
Prioe of the Tonio, C1.50 per bottle
Or, half dosea for 97-00.
The Tonic la put up in quart butlles..
Recalled U.at it is Dr. lloojtand's German Remedies
that are so uuieersally used and set hiijhty recommend
ft i and do mil uUoie Uis Druggist to induct you t
tuts any thing list that kt may say it just at goad. If
lust lit makes a larger profit an it. Tints Ktmtdiet
teiU at sent by express to any locality upon application
AT THl OERMAN MKOICINI 9T0RC,
io.KH4RCH ITlUttr, rtiiladeipkit, , .
CHAB. M. EVANS. Proprietor.
' rornurlyaM. JACKS0H4C0. . .
These Haraedlss are for sale
DrHgcUta, ktorckeeuars, aad Hadl
cine Atsalars atrary whara.
Pm notfmyei to amntu well tht tn tuU ytu buu.it
freer at get tht fHMtu.
There' t a beautiful face la the silent air,
'Which follows me ever and near.
With smiling eyes and amber hair,
With Tolccloss Hps, jet with breath of prayer,
That I feel but cannot bear.
The dimpled bands and ringlets of gold
Llo low In a marble sleep ;
I stretch my arms for the clasp of old,
But the empty air Is strangely cold,
And my vigil alone I keep.
There's a sinless brow with a radteat crown
And a cross laid down In the dust ;
There's a smile ahere not a shadow comes now,
And tears no more from those dear eyes fl.w,
So swaot In their innocent trust
Ah, well I the summer Is coming again,
Singing her tame old song ;
But 0, It sounds like a sob of pain,
As it floats in the sunshino and the rata,
O'er hearts of the world's groat throng.
There's a beautiful region above the skies,
And I long to reach its shore,
For I know I shall And my treasure there,
The laughing eyes and amber hair
Of tho loved ones gone Wore.
From the Philadelphia Press.
A NEW YEAR'S 8 TORT,
"There is to be a wedding at the church
to-day," said Mrs. Hatfield ono fine Sunday
morning, about a year after A I s sudden
lsMit. "A queer wedding, too, for no oue
knew anything about the parties, only that
they are city folk?. Almost every one in the
1 1 luge is going, so 1 think I-will, too,
on can have the day to vourself, for I am
going to take Nellie with me, and stop to
dinner with Aunt Sally. So vmi can pick
up as much us you please nft.er I am gone.
Mind vou tidv up tho hoine, though, lirst.
ud see about dintflJr for the men You won't
'ed more than two hours to bedeck vourself
ii, I am sure. Mie elnncod contempiiousiy
at thn little figure bumlv washing up the
breakfast di.shes. without heeding the tre
mor that shook the two litlio deft hands, or
the cod. sorrowful look of the downcast eves.
At thi app. tinted hour, Mrs. Hatfield, duly
quipped, set out for church, ironically re
marking, as a mrtina benediction, "It will
be time enough for vou to attend weddings
ten years bencn."
I he house had been satisfactorily put to
rights, as her mother termed it, and as that
lady spoke Agnes stood beloro the old tush
ioued kitchen glass thoughtfully unbrniding
her hair, absoutly smoothing the curly nut
brown mass as if her mind wero fur away.
Tho quick light that came to ber eyes for an
instant died out, and whatever the secret she
carried in ber heart she gave it no voice ;
but the lingering look remained us if she
would fane unburden her soul. Sho regarded
her cold, umuothcrly mother a moment wist
fully, saying abruptly, " on ure going to
church, and to a wedding. Kiss me once for
tho bride, and sav Cod bless vou. Affnes.
I said it when Al ran awnv with all my soul
Kiss ma lust once on this day, mother. In
ull these years you have not done it. For
my father's sake, kiss me this Sabbath morn
Acnes drew near her astonished parent,
and tearfully lifted her face for the cuvied
Impelled by the dim. undefined fear at her
heart, that mother bent down and gently
touched the offered lms of her daughter, re
marking in grim tenderness .
t here now, are vou satisned i beems to
me vou act mighty strange to day. You are
changed so much iu everything of late that 1
har. lv know vou But 1 will not scold yon
to-dnv. Perhaps I may not stay to dinuer
nfter all Aunt Sully is such a poke. 1 here
now. iro and comb your hnir and don t both'
cr me, or 1 shall tie late. I ne motners
toil hardened hand dropped kindly on the
soft unbound tresses, as iu spite of her scorn
sho loved to feel its clossy richness. Actua.
ted bv some hidden impulse, she again kissed
her and hastened away. Was it the gentle
nlendins of Affiles, or her brief allusion to
her dead tather and lost brother that touched
the mother's heart the husband of ber
youth, the child of her love ? Who can
tell ? Lonir years after, sho remembered
that beseeching look ; the timid prayer for a
mother 8 kiss and blessing.
Ten minutes alter the departure or Mrs.
Hatfield, a handsome carriage drove up to
the rate and two ladies alighted, coming
quickly along the grassy walk to the front
door the ono, elegant, fair, and stately, at
tired in bridal white ; tho other more plainly
dresed, carried a large box. It wan .nnie
St.iwart. nccompanied by her maid. bkil
fl v and ranid v they arrayed the tremDliug
Aues in her bridal robes. Tbe superb white
aillr covered with misty lace, Moated like a
cloud about her graceful form. Magically
Aggie stepped from her coarse cow-hide snoes
to dainty satin slippers and silken hose
Tim hmwn carls danced free under the mag-
nificont point veil, bound with pearls and
nruim blossoms. Between them they drew
on the white gloves, for Agnes was passive
in their hands, and both Annie and her maid
pronounced her perfect In a moment, us it
were. Aenes Williard had left behind for
ever the faded calico and slat bonnet with
the sorrows of her old life. Happiuess, love,
home, and a husband awaited her. The next
hour would crown her blessed among women
There she stood, with her old clothes lying
in a homely heap beside ber, shimmering in
lone and jewels so rare and costly that she
ararcnlv knew herself, only that she was very,
very happy, and in half an hour would be
Unbelt Stewart's wife safe in his love, with
his home and family to give her loving wel-
Robert had wisely confined everything to
bis sister ; and she, like a sensible woman as
she was, gave his chosen bride sister af
feet ion, volunteering to arrange the matter
Robert met them at tbe church, which was
erowded with wondering villagers, anxious
to witness the ceremony. "Be brave," he
whispered to the frightened little creature on
his arm. a tbey passed op tbe aisle under
the fixed gaze of tbe eager eyes bent upon
them. - Surprised ejaculations greeted them
from all sides. "Who would have thought
it V "Did yon ever T "Well, of all things!"
"Xsk Willr4, m I Hve 1 Bob Stewart,
too $ deary me I" wero bpard right and left
in tones of whispered wonderment
Mrs. HatQold trnve one bhrried irlauco at
the averted face of the bride. Could she be
lieve her eyes T Was it her child clad in such
gorgeous attire T Tho color fadod from her
stern face, giving plnce to a blue pallor, and
a suppressed moan escaped ber lips. She
heard nothing of the murmured surprised go
ing on around ber : powerless to answer the
questions asked her by the curious. But her
luce hardened in an instant, becoming rigid
in its forced calmness. Unable to endure
the stare and observations of the gaping
crowd, she took Nellie by the hand and
silently loft the church, with the bride at
the altar taking ber vows. Many regarded
her inquiringly as she passed, and would have
detained her, but she shook them off and fled
to her desolate home, amazed, bewildered
Agnes dared not raise her eres to her
mother, fenrful even in her refuge. Flushed,
excited and frightened, she desperately clung
to Robert. 1 be church, the people, Annie,
ber mother and the minister, all swam wildly
around'ber. She only felt sure of mug so
strong, so brave, so good, and she was his
wife. Dizzy with unspeakable happiness,
she leaned heavily upon bis arm for support,
unable to realize her great joy.
Little Agues Willanl, the drudge of the
farm house, turned from the altar, the hon
ored Mrs. Stewart, with her proud, handsome
husbnud smiling down on her, as lis had done
Biuce that day one year ago in tho grove..
The opal ring glitters on her finger, but
mere is iiu tuur iu uiiu im ueumv now.
"I wish 1 hod told mother, she whispered
ty Robert when she saw ber place vaenut
"I wish I bad told her. But I dare not I
had not the courage, though I longed to do
so this morning. May heaven forgive me if
I gave her a pang or grief. 1 never found
her heart She always shut me out, away
from her love and confidence. I never dare
tell my troublesto mother or nek her advice.
She will be very angry with me, I know, nod
then forget me us she bus forgotten AI."
Oh, Agnes! JIov little you know of that
mother's stern heart when you reason thus,
or how tenderly the absent son is shrined
Agnes often wondered how Robert enme
to love her of all the world. Bat bo did,
and thut blessed fact was all she asked. She
did not reflect that her mother would mourn
her loss. Her fillial lovo hud been perverted
but nut killed ; deep iu her bosom slumbered
truo and devoted uffoction for the mother
that seemed to havo no genuine lovo for any
of her children.
Conscience whispered that she had not
dealt fairly with her parent Too late she
realized the truth, even while sue shrunk from
confessing the wrong.
On returning home, Mrs Hatfield opened
the kitchen door as if a ghost were hidden in
the room. Tho little glass mirrored uo
braided tresses j that picture hail fled for
ever. A lair, sweet bride in spotless white
stiired at her from every corner, mocking her
lonelnw3. "Kiss ma just once, for my fath
er's sake," kept Bounding iu her ears. The
plaintive voice and tender eyes hum-Mi her
remorseful soul. Thank Jod, she hail kissed
her on her wedding day. Now all wits plain.
1 ho happiness of mouths stood revealed.
Agues bud loved and married in secret, and
siiB was lolt to tlnd it out with the gaping
village forgotten aud alone to return to her
The kitchen hairbrush, worn and stubby,
luy on the window-sill, just where Aggie hud
placed it Absently tho mother picked it
up ; a tew long, simcn nairs adneareit to it.
Mechanically she gathered them, curetully
twisting the simple threads about her fing
ers. 1 endorly she placed tnein iu the little
plated locket that she ulways wore in ber
bosom. It coutuined a ring of tho dead
John Willard's hair and a sunburnt lock of
Al's. Carefullv she plucod the few brown
threads beside them, murmuring as she shut
the tarnished case, "these are my dead all
I have left of what was once niv own."
Softly slio stole up stairs to Aggie's room,
pausing at the door as if atraid to enter-
Mastering the weakness, she quickly passed
in, shutting the door as it a corpse lay stark
ly shrouded in the dreary little chamber
where her child had lain, und watched the
shivering limbs of the poplars moan iu tho
winter blast She went up to the neatly
made bed, and silently putted tho patch
work quilt and soothed the solitary pillow
thut the young buud was never to press again
Married ! Agnes, little Agnes, married 1
Is it possible that John Willard s daughter,
his ouly daughter, married and left me to
day t rich, happy and careless of my sorrow
-deserting the old home where ehe was
born, without regret, or a parting good bye
dressed in silk and pearls. 'A i.apy, John,
murmured Mrs. Hatfield, as if her dead hus
band was in the room Glancing at the coarse
shoes and faded calico, she shook her bead
sadly, and turned to the high, old fashioned
chest of drawers that contained the scant po
nessions of Agnes. How neatly the few little
trifles were put away I I tie cheek- aprons,
the well-darned Btockings and pitiful supply
or linen, an careiuny ioiuea ana uenriug me
impress of her tidy fingers.
Agues left behind every article of her old
wardrobe, for none oi it was suitable ror her
new station in life, aud there was nothing
pleasant connected with the familiar trap
pings oi ner servituae.
Mrs. Stewart weut forth in costly nttirn
nothing or Agnes wniard remained, save
the fuco of her girlhood. She bade adieu to
the farm without apparent regret There
was no kiss, no tears ; no whispered prayer
for ber return followed her purtiug footsteps.
Mrs, Hatfield went to an old trunk stowed
away in the garret ; its conteuts were sacred
to her homely sepulchre wherein she slowed
tbe mementoes of her living dead. Slowly
her trembling hand disentombed an old check
shirt, patched in many places, and frayed at
collar and wristbands, yet very dear to the
mother, who bad preserved it with -tender
care, together with the identical old straw
bat that Al bad left behind iq bis flight.
Silent she had been, but not forgetful, for
she stealthily visited the barn-yard after the
battle, and tbe broken straws of A Is tatter
ed hat, soiled where his sun-burnt locks had
lain through many a long, toiling summer
day, drauk up tbe tears that fell so bitterly
upon it Horn oi these snaooy articles Mrs.
Hatfield carried to Aggie's deserted room,
placing tbem in the drawer where her daugh
ter once kept her most precious treasures,
now prized no longer. Tears dropped fust
on the faded garments as she folded them
way. The poor, sorrowful, conscionce-
smitten mother sobbed hnmbl before the i
"It Is jnst 1" sho cried in anguish. ''1
have not been a mother to them, and they
have forgotten and why ahould they not T
the duty or children. One by one they
forsook me, without regret or remorse. Now
there are two repro cliful faces to forever
npbraid me two haunting voices to snv 'In
all these tears von have not kmserl me.' Oh.
Nellie ! I'll try to make yonr life happier
than hen was. '
. a a .a - - I
The tears dried on tho mother's roneh
cheek 1 the hard look came back to the
strong face J regaining the habitual compo- I
sure of eye and voico, her meekness outward'
ly was over. She opened the window, locked
tbe door, and, with a firm step, went back
to her active life as if no tear had dimmed
ber severe eves, or no prayer of remorse had
fallen from her resolute fipes. Work was
her only refuge her only escapo from tbe
shadows that surrounded her narrow way.
True, her will was unbroken, and her arm as
vigorous as formerly. But did she forget T
No 1 Was not the plated locket ever resting
on her heart f Was not the room of Agnes
When her bnsband and son came into their
late dinner, Mrs. Hatfield's face told nothing
of her aching heart
Mr. Hatfield delighted in wandering over
his farm on Sunday; in counting the sheep;
salting the cattle, and designating fine tim
ber trees to bis dutiful Bon John. He gener
ally wiled away the time. Agnes took advan
tage of this habit, as we have seen, to prepare
her bridal toilet at home. Nothing could be
guessed from tho mother's impenetrable, fea
tures as she sat still and uncommunicative at
the head of the table, leisurally pouring tea.
At last John carelessly asked
"Where is Agnes?"
"Gone,'' replied his mother, with a short,
"Gone! whoie?" questioned John, paus
ing in the rapid business or stowing away
bread and butter.
"I don't know," she returned briefly.
"Are you burr she's out?" queried John,
doubtfully, for bis sister being absent at
meal time was something extraordinary.
"Yes, and will never return," was the curt
"Followed Al, perhaps,'' put in Hatfield,
glibly. "Uuuniu away belongs to tbe faun
ly on that side.
His wife looked at him witlieringly; there
was an omious sparkle in her eye, and her
ips trembled with pain and rage; but she
made no reply. The one blighted look
owcvi-r, effectually silenced ber audacious
spouse, who, without venturing lurtner com'
ment, humbly subsided to bis pork and
"Why, what can you mean, mother" said
"Nothiug, but that Agnes is married
married to-day in tbe church. It was uf.r
wedding that all the town was talking anoui.
was there, shortly explained bis mother.
"Good heavens!'' exclaimed John in amaze
ment "Aud who did she marry?
"Robert Stewart; aud she has gone away
with her husband; that is all," sho replied,
calmly sipping ber. ten.
John looked blank, and ilatheid stared at
his composed better-half with his mouth full
Both were utterly astounded, and remained
silent John thought "I am glad that Ag
gie is free;" and Mr. Hatfield mentally de
cided "that Ag had done well." concluding
that old Mr. Stewart must pay him due re
spect as tho stepsire of his son's wife. With
ull her bard, uncouth nature, me motuer
alone was sorrowful.
Iu the dusk of tho quiet Sabbath evening
she sat on the kitchen steps, meditating on
tho strange events of tbe day. Suddenly she
took ud briirht eyed little Nellie, who was
playing at her feet, and tenderly kissed the
astonished child. "You shall profit by this
day's lesson," she murmured; "you shall nev
er say, like my lost AgneF did this morning,
'In all these years, you have never kissed
mo.' ill try to bo a mother to you, isei-
The child's dimpled baud wandered caress
ingly over its motor's loved facb until the
wee 'fingers were wet, but not with tho night
dew. From that hour she was never known
to scold or fret at the wearisome child of her
old age. Daily she became more silent,
morose, and within herself; seldom speaking
to any one, but always at work. Life went
on in the old way. Occasionally tidings of
Agnes came vaguely to tbe inmates of tbe
old homestead ebe was ricb, nappy and
beautiful, surrounded bv love and care.
Mn. Stewart; iu spite of her mature reason,
could not conquer the iunate fear she felt of
ber mother. Inculcated in her desolate child
hood, now. though a woman mingling in the
fashionable sphere of cultivated life, she
could not shake it off. But conscience ever
whispered, 'iReturn to the mother you have
undutifullv deserted, and crave her pardon
She is your mother. Be reconciled, oh,
child! with tbe bosom that pillowed thy in
taut head. Agnes did not bead tbe warn
ing, and so the years passed on, with one foot
a stranger to the doorway of the dingy farm
It was remarked that as Nellie grew older
she was not pot to work as Agnes had been, but
was left to run and shout about tbe yard af
ter school, supremely indifferent on the sub'
jects of milking aud dish-washing, with
neither hard work nor hard words to sadden
her youthful spirits. Little Nellie was hav-
ihg a childhood.
to bc contixlkd.
Swearino. Mothers, ask your sons if
they swear! Jow, do not hold up your
bands in amazemeut at tm thought or such
a thing; ask them this very night if they
ever swear! And, furthermore, ask them in
such a way that tbey will answer you directly
and truthfully. We venture to affirm that
there is not a boy of eight years or over,
who has not some compauion who uses lan
gnage that you would very much dislike to
have your your son use. Yet if this be tbe
cose, and these associations are allowed to
continue, your sons will be very likely to
incur tbe very habits which he himself at
present condemns. Not that he intends to
be bad, but the enormity of tbe evil is con
stantly diminished by the freedom and fre
quency with which it is practiced by those
with whom be comes iu contact it is i
duty which you owe to your sou to see that
he does not incur habits which will in latter
years exclude him from good, society. The
faithfulness with which you perform this
important duty will, to a great extent, be
the meaBuro of your son's
6 future regard for
Alaska cost as less thaii two cents an acre;
ice and Indians thrown in.- A method of
sewing boots and shoes with coper wire in
stead of the cdntmon thread has been patent
ed. A person who sa'w a steam fire engine
in operation for the first time, Innocently
asked if the water was boiled before it was
thrown upon the fire. Wet both sides of
postage stamps when affixed to letters and
thus are not so apt to come off. Geranium
leaves are said to he an excellent applica
tion for cnts and bruises. The London
Chemical News tells tea makers that water
which has "about five degrees .of hardness
boiled," is better than soft wafer for tea;
that boiling tea is a common folly, which
makes a deep-colored solution containing the
worthless bitter extractive matter, which is
devoid of physiological ordietetio property;
that three spoonfuls of black tea should be
nsed wher e two of green would bo enough.
The "one dollar timekeepers" that are so ex
tensively advertised now-a-days are simply
in dials on card board. 1'rof. Graham,
of London, has lately discovered metallio
hydrogen, a form of the element long sought
but never found, which is white magnetic
metal, appearing to have considerable ana
logy to magnesium. Prof. Joy of Colum
bia College, in publicly announcing tbe fact,
at New York, said that it was the greatest
chemical discovery of the age. It is
not strange that men sometimes lose their
presence of mind i battle, nor wonder, in
view of the fact that they do so often lose
it, that so much powder aod lead is wasted
ithout eHect ur tbe Zi.UUU small arms
gathered on the field of Gettysburg, 24,000
were loaded. One half contained two loads
each, and many contained ten loads, show
ing that the bearers of them bad loaded
them but did not fire. In some the balls were
put in before the powder.
Bat then, enough
soldiers were mere wuq aia aoi lose ineir
How to Cook a Beefsteak. A beefsteake
ought always to be broiled to be tbe nicest
but the following method of cooking is re
commended by a lady writer on the subject,
which even those who are accustomed to fry
iug may be willing to try; "Tho frying pan
being wiped very 'dry, place it upon the
stove, and let it become hot, very hot. In
the meantime mangle the stake if it chance
to bo sirloin, bo much the better pepper
and salt it, then lay it on the hot, dry pan,
which instantly cover as tight as possible.
When the raw flesh touches the heated pan,
of course it seethes and adheres to it, but in
a few seconds it becomes loosened aud juicy.
Every half minute turn the steak; but be
careful to keep it as mnch as possible tinder
cover. When nearly done lay a small piece
of butter npon it, rod if you want much
gravy add a tablespoonful of strong good
coffi'O.. In three minntes from tbe time the
steak first goes into the pan it is ready for
the table. This method ot coaking makes
thi most delicious, delicately broiled steak,
full of juice, yet retaining tbe healthy beefy
flavor, that any John Bull could require.
The same met hod may be applied to mutton
chops, onlv they require a little longer cok
mg to prevent them trom Doiug rare. An
excellent gravy maybe made for them by
adding a little cream, thickened with a pmcn
of flour, into which, when off the fire and
partly cool, stir in the yolk of an egg well
Runni.vo Out or Mektino. Lorenzo Dow
is reported to have stopped persons from
leaving bis meeting by requesting'all who
bad boles in tho heels of stockings to oo
tiie.n or stay through." A similar instance
though more truthful, and in better taste,
is eiven in the history of Pbinoas luce, a
While he was stationed in one of tbe New
York chnrches, he found that many of the
young people, of both sexes, were accustom
ed to leave the church before closing the
evening service. It annoyed him, and ho
determined to stop it the next babbatb
avening before ho commenced his sermon, he
said: " Some of my bretliern have been
ereatlv afflicted that so many young women
leave church beloro the service is through.
But 1 ttll them they ought not to feel so,
for doubtless most of those that go out are
young women who live at service, and their
mistresses require them to do at nome at
nine o'clock; and the young men have to" go
out to wait upon them home; so nereaiter,
when those young women leave church be
fore the service is over, you will understand
who tbey are. and not feel badly about if
The brother who gave me this fact, said:
We were no more annoyed at;er this; toey
either staid away, or staid till the meeting
Brick Pomeroy's New York Democrat
bids fair to prove an elephaut with a very
strong appetite. It is asserted by tbe know
ing newspaper men of New York that it has
tuken into its capacious maw tbe net pronts
of the La Crosse concern, all that Brick
could rake up in New York, and even now
displays a weakness in tho legs greater than
that exhibited by Oliver J wist wben he mus
tered up tbe courage to ask lor "more."
A pauper aud a newspaper, however, are
two difl'ereut things; what one pleads for the
other exacts. So Bricks LaLrosse estab
lishment has been completely swallowed by
the New i ork concern, and not a word said
about it by Mrs. Tucker. If the LaCrosse
readers can t get along on a weekly Issued at
New York, they must go elsewhere for the Lowe, Baid in a speech made few days be
mental pabulum they require. In the mean- fore the Parliamentary election: , "My wish
time, the Wobld was never so prosperous. jg to carry on the progress of the country in
Ibis is ono way oi saying tnat even wemoc
racy cnu v nvo ou unu uuu uiaunguuruioui us
a regular diet
Resist the Beoinkino. The Arabs have a
fubte of a milter, who was one day startled
by camel's nose thrust in tbe window of a
room where he was sleeping. "It is very
cold, outside," said the camel; "I only want
to get my nose in." Tho nose was let iD,
then the neck, and finally tbe whole body.
Presently the miller began to be extremely
inconvenienced by the ungainly companion
he had obtained, in a room cetainly not large
enough for both. "U you are inconven
ienced,' said tbe camel, "you may leave.
As for myself. J shall stay where I am.
The moral of tbe ruble concerns all.
I When temptations occurs, we must not yield I order discharging all negro mesaongera In the
I to it We must not allow as much as its! various departments! of the treasury. - His
"nose to come in. ., Everything like sin to
be turned away from. He who yields even
the smallest degree, will soon be entiiely
overcome; and tbe last state or Ibis man
1 worse than the first. -
A-nnoo'a AalTUMATfC. Mr. JohmdVs
head is about n well bil noe.l ori this figure
6T fitbm'atio as on the figures of apeecb.
The lucidity o'f his mathematical propost
lions Is only equaieq cyme clearness oi m.
political riews. For instance, be navs in
his message that Government "received for
its bonds, in real money, tbrib on roon
hundred per cent, less than tbe obligations
which it issued in return." .. No man of or
dinary acquaintance with the English langu
age and tbe Arabic numerals would ever
make suoh a ridiculous statement Take an
illustration. - Here is t bond for 1,000
5iven by government What- does , Mr.t
ohnson mean by saying that Government
received ''three or four hundred per cent
less' than the 1,000 for tbe bond?, How
much is "three or four hundred per eenti
less thnn fcl.OOOf Three hundred per cent
of $1,000 is $3,000. ' Does the man meanr
that Government .received $3,000 less thnrt
1,000 for every one thousand bond issued?
If this is his meaning, then the Governmenf
must have paid $2,000 bonus to every mad
who accepted a $1,000 bond. But what a
botch this fellow from Tenn., makes of every
thing. Hartford Post
in- a -taajr n tpi" '
Tim RARb! Of General or the Armies ;
There are decided movements on foot look
ing to tbe satisfactory adjustment of the'
question as to who shall bear the four . silver
stareafter they have dropped from the shoul
ders ofGeneral Grant It is said that Grant
has a plan to pnt into operation concerning
the rank of General, and that it is most pro
bahy the matter will be settled in accordance'
with his views. Gen. Grant, it is stated
wishes tbe grade of General to bti cootinfled
and Is advising against the passage of the
resolution offered in the early part of tho
present session of Congress declaring that
the trrade of Geneeal in the army shall ces
when vacated by the present possessor. Thf
General, it seems, is or opinion that this'
honor should of right fall upon Lieutenant
General Sherman, and the rank of Lieuten
ant General, he believes, would be judicionsly
bestowed on gallant Phil Sheridan. Witn
this plan of rewarding merit in view he na
been holding on to the command of the'
army with the intention of keeping the place
warm for Sherman, as by resigning imirtedi-
ntely before his inauguration he secures, as1
President, the opportunity of nominations to
the vacancies created to suit himself.
Adddess iit Chief JisricB Chase On
Sunday evening last Chief Justice Cbaso
appeared in a new roi.e. Before a numerous
and fashionable congregation at tbe Episco
pal Chuich in Washington be deliverd aq
address on the subject of "Christian Mis
sions, which be stated were neetmed to
effect what all the conquerors of the" World
from Ninrrod to Napoleon had failed to ac
complishthe subjugation of tho whole
world. Though there were but 940,000,000
Christians agaiust 660,000,000 anti-Christians
cm the globe, and though, compar'a
tively speakiDg, but few were engaged irf
disseminating the doctrine of Christianity,
still he believed tbe time not far distant
when the world would be subjugated by the
power of Him whosuid, "Go ye' and teach
all nations." He saw all the sighs of the
coming religious unity. Nations were be
coming fewer but larger; languages were
disappearing; but the tendency to one CortH
mon, universal language, understood by ail
nations, was mokingHtself known; the means'
of communication between countries were
multiplying, and the distances being shorten
ed by the agencies of steam and electricity.
Christianity progressed with these unproved
means of communication. The address of
the Chief Justice was listened to with pro
Pashusck of Job Everybody is in the
habit of bragging up Job, and Job did have
konsiderable bile pashunes, that's a fuc, but
did be ever keep a distric skule house for 8
dollars a month, and board 'round, or keep
a kuntry newspaper?
Did be ever reap edged oats down bill on
a hot day, and have all his gallus buttons
bust opb at once?
Did he ever bare the lumpin teetbacbe,
and be made to tend the baby while bis wife
was over to Perkinses in a tea squall?
Did be get op in the morning awrai aru
and turf it three times before breakfast td
get a drink, and find that the man kept a
Did he ever undertake to milk a kiekifl
liefer with a bushy tail iu fli time, out in the
Did be ever sot down on a litter of kittens
in the old rocking cheer, with his summer
pantaloons on? ' .
it be cud do ail tbese things, and praze
the Lord at the Bame time, all I he v got to
eayiz, "Bully for Job."
mp tm ' ' i
A farmer who had employed a green Em'
oralder, ordered bim to give the mule some
corn in tbe ear. On bis coming in the
farmer asked: "Well, Pat, did you give the'
mule some corn?"
"To be enre I did." . "
"How did yon giveitf'- -
"And sure, as you told me, In the ear.1' .
"But how much did you give?"
'Well, ye see tbe crayter wouldo t hould
still, and kept switching his ears about so.
I couldn't get but about fist full id botU
Thk distinimishnd V. itr.itth ftp Altai T?..Ko-a
- the direction which for good or evil it baa
taken. I but is the problem which I ; invite
you to consider. Perhaps the best thing is
to look at America, not as a warning to
deter, but as an example to imitate."
A few nights since a Louisville man nam
"earners, while unfer influence of liquor,
I anlra1 L. ! I I A & 1 1 a? . a a
" "" ooy, tour, years old, to spelt
a word which was impossible for the child
to do. Weather! seized him by the hair and
beat him with a stick until his flesh was lacer
ated in many places. He , then held the
child over the hot fire in the stove until its
whole body was burned to 9 bjister.
Secretary" McCullock recently issaed" an
intentions was to supply their placet with
ex-soldiers., The heads o( bureaus, however,
waiting upon him in 9 body and and object-
is ed so strongly that he was compelled U ra
scind the onler..