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OF ALL KINDS,
Sxeonted in the highest style or the Art, and onther
niost rcasonible terms.
A CHANT OF LIFE.
"Work while the day lasts, for the night
conic th when no man can work."
While the day lasts work on ;
For night will come apace,
Life is but narrow space, : -.
A breath and it is gone!
Press onward to the fight ! .. y
In life's embattled field, ;f
The victory fhall yield
To him who toils aright
Gaze not with careless Crc,
Stand not with folded hands; .
Burst Sloth's enervate bands,
And bid her quickly fly.
When Duty calls, behold
Though in the Summer's heat
Thy fevered pulsa should beat
Nor dread the Winter's cold.
And if, with earnest heart,
And firm, unbending will,
Life's duties you fulfill,
Vou may in peace depart.
Fcrchancc some hand will strew
Your grave with flowers, and trace
O'er your last resting place
Those words, so simply true.
" He worked while it was day;
In Labor's dusty track
He toiled and turned not back,
But still kept on his way.
" A victor in the fight,
He lays has armor down,
To wear a mere thon mortal crown
In realms of endless light."
The Man who won't pay the Printer.
May he be shod with lightning and com
plied to wander over gunpowder.
il'iy he have sore eyes and a chestnut burr
i'.r an eye stone.
May every day of his life be more despotic
then the Dey of Algiers.
May he never be permitted to kiss a hand
May he be bored to death with Boarding
School Misses, practicing the first lessons in
irusic, without the privilege of seeing his
May 243 night marcs trot quarter races
over his stomach every night. .
May has boots leak, his gun hang fire,
and his fishing lines break.
May his coffee be sweetened with flies,
and his sauce seasoned with spiders.
May he ue'er strike oil. and be continually
Liest with nothing.
May his friend run off with his wife, and
h s- children take the whooping cough.
Mnv hie cattle die of murranm, and his
pigs destroy his garden.
May a troop of printer's devils, lean, lank
and hungry, dog his heels each day, and a
reziment of cats catawaul under his window
May the famine-stricken ghost of an edi
tor's baby haunt his slumbers, and hiss murder
in his dreaming ears.
M ay his cow give sour milk, and churn
rancid butter ; hi short, may his daughter
marry a one-eyed editor, his business go to ru
in and he to the Legislature.
The richest woman in America is said
to be Miss Hester Robinson, a young and
beautiful girl, lately of New Bedford, but
now a resident of New York city. Her
father died recently, leaving her one million
outright, and the income during her life of
about four million more. Her aunt, Miss
S. A. Howland, of New Bedford, who
deceased about the 1st of July, also lpft her
a million ; but, at the same time, bequeathed
large sums to various other persons who
were not her blood relations, among the rest
giving to her physician a hundred and fifty
thousand dollars. Miss Robinson is dissatis
fied with the will, and has employed five of
the most eminent counsel in Massachusetts
to endeavor to have it set aside, though on
what grounds the public is not yet inform
ed A father who had jerked his provoking
fcon across his knee, and was operating with
great vehemence on the exposed portion of
the urchin's person when the young one
dug into the parental legs with his veno
mous teeth. ''Blazes, what are you bitin'
me fori" "Well, dad, whobeginned this ere
Josh Billings says "When a man's dog
deserts him on account of his poverty, he
can't get any lower down in this world
not by land' And also that "there is one
kind of kissing that has always been deemed
extra hazardous (on account of fire,)
that is kissing you neighbor's wife. Getting
the wife's consent don't seem to make the
matter any the less risky."
A GREAT WANT.
Wanted, for a small family, a cook.
Such is the tenor of advertisements, in
the public journals, which meet the eyes
Wanted a cook. A cook in these davs
is hard to get ; yet the services of the
queen of the kitchen are an essential el
ement in the health, the comfort, the good
temper, the enjoyment and the peace of
every family; and it is true that the art
of cooking is the parent of other arts, and
that eating and drinking are the highest
of animal enjoyments. But the race of
cooks is becoming extinct in the United
States ; and in the matter of food, we are
going back to barbarism at a fearful pace.
The day was in which it was a rule of ev
ery household to be well ordered ; and in
which a becoming table, suitable to those
who maintained it, was every housewife's
pride. But that was when mothers and
grandmothers had sway and when a knowl
edge of what good housewifery demanded
for the health and comfort of the family
was not thought to be too low for any
young lady's attention. Our modern sys
tem of female education, which is the ro
sult of combined vanity and stupidity,
has changed all that. And it is the rule
of most families in which manual labor of
all the members is not demanded, to so
rear the daughters that they shall be,
while unmarried, of less real use in the
world than anything else upon which the
sun shines They are taught to sputter
a little French, of which no native of
France could possibly understand a sin
gle word ; years of precious time arc spent
in obedience to a nonsensical dictate of
fashion, in the vain endeavor to acquire
a little proucicncy on tuc most abused or
all instruments, the piano forte ; and if
the expiration of the pupilage finds them
able to drum out a common waltz or
inarch without agonizing the bystanders
who know music, they have done well ;!
if in addition, they can sing a Ger
or French song iu a style which
gives pleasure to neither themselves nor
anybody else, they are accounted prodi
gies, as iudced they are. A few of them
draw (never beefsteak off a gridiron or a
loaf from the oven) so well that if the !
subject of the sketch is Etated iu fair print
underneath, the looker-on will know at
once what was intended by it. Most of j
them paint, (we beheve rouge is the fash-
ion just now.) but a thousand of them j
onnlfl n.if pnrn n lirmsn-nn in tor's ivanp? hv 1
" O J .
the most assiduous exercise of this ac-
eomplishmcut. Heading is confined, for j
the most part, to the inevitable novel ot
the sentimental school and to the sensa
tional parts of the daily paper, while the
solid elements of education are almost
wholly neglected. Iu a word, those
things which, are in their nature purely
ornamental, and which, in nine cases out
of ten, are forgotten long before middle
age is reached, are insisted upon to the
exclusion of other things that are the bus
iness of every-day life. Youth, the time
for preparation for the duties of middle
age, is virtually wasted. Nothing which
relates to the great matters of maternity,
to the care of children or the manage
ment of the household is taught. On
these things, blank ignorance is the rule.
This race of womeu who have had this
training, are now the mothers of families,
and to them the education of cooks is in
trusted. As for the cooks themselves,
we need not say what their earlyeducation !
was. They go to service to learn, and i
what they learn from teachers who know
nothiug of what servants ought to acquire,
let the experience of nearly all the fami
lies of this city bear witness. In anoth
er generation the art of cookery will be a
lost art if there is not a reform. It is
kept alive now only by the foreigners who
us, bringing the
and experience of their early homes ; but
they, too, soon ioliow in the wake or A-
ft 1 t
mencan "progress, ana new unaget
and Katrina think that it is only genteel
to copy the example of the daughter to
the niaor born, and despise the art by
which health is promoted and home made
Wanted, a cook. Until female educa
tion has a new direction in this country,
that want will be unsupphed in thousands
of well-to-do families in which the next
thing to starvation starvation in the
midst of abundance is a curse only tem
porarily and at long intervals relieved ;
because the real difficulty is not that.
Bridget will not learn, but there is no
body to instruct her. She has good in
tentions and is so far human, that for her
own eating she prefers good bread to half
cooked and sour dough, and a tender, jui
cy steak to a burnt, tough and unpalata
ble chip. She desires high wages as the
reward of competence and skill in pref
erence to small pay for ignorance and un
thrift; but cooking is an art, and she has
and can have no instruction. Her em
ployers are worse off than she is, and
maid and mistress alike go hungry. The
truth is that the Americans, in the prep
aration of their food, are only a few de
grees removed from the savages that they
have driven off the soil ; and in all af
fairs of domestic economy the retrograde
movement is the cause of real and justifi
able alarm. There is show and unboun
ded expense, but as the pomp comes in
at the parlor door, comfort escapes through
Wanted, as the precursor of a cook, a
Rtom of female education that shall
make the duties and business of life a mat
ter of nrime concern, and that treats ac-
' complishmente only as the garnish of a
J substantial, savory-and healthtui aisn.
The Yankee Pedler .
There is a sheriff now residing in .the
State of Illinois who was rather "taken in
and done for" on one occasion. He made
it a prominent part of his business to fer
ret out and punish pedlers for traveling
through the State without a license ; but
one morning he "met his match" a gen
uine Yankee pedler.
"What have you got to sell ? Any
thing ?" asked the sheriff.
" Yaas, sartin' ; what would you like to
hev ? Got razors fust rate ; that's an
article you want, tew, Squire, I should
say, by tho looks of your baird. Got
good blacking ; it'll make them old cow
hide boots o'vours shine so't you can
shave in 'cm e'nnamost; Balm o' Clumby
tew ; only a dollar a bottle, good for the
h r, 'assistm poor natur , as the poet
And so he rattled on : at length the
sheriff bought a bottle of the Balm of Co
lumbia, and in reply to the question
whether he wanted anything else, the
functionary said he did, he wanted to see
the Yankee s license for peddling in Illi
nois, that being his duty as high sheriff
of the State
The pedler showed him a document
"fixed up good and strong, in black and
The shcnlt Jooked at it and pronoun
ced it "all right." Then handing it back
to the pedler, he said :
"I don't know now that I've bought
this stuff, that I shall ever want it. I
reckon I may as well sell it to you again.
What will you give for it ?"
"Oh, I don't know that the darned
stuff is of auy use to me, but seein' it is
f you sheriff I'll give twenty-five cents for
it, ef you raly don't want it.
The sheriff handed over the bottle at
six shillings discount for his purchase,
and received his change.
"Now," said the pedler, I've got a
ouestion tew ask vou. Hev vou got a
pedler's license about your trowsers any
"No; I haven't any use for the article
myself ;" replied die sheriff.
"Haint, eh 1 Wal I guess we'll see
about that pooty darned soon. Ef I un-
derstand the law, it's a clear case that you
have been tradin' with me hawkin' and
pedlin' Balm o'Clumby on the highway,
and I shall inform on you darned if I
The Yankee was as good as his word.
Tl'lnn 1 rnnnliad fl, nnvt- milium hn
1 lllU H 1 llrfUlJlU LUVs UlW&.V lillllQVj W
niadc his complaint, and the sheriff was
fined eight dollars for selling withcut a
He was heard afterwards to say that
"you might as well try to hold a greased
pig as a live Yaukee."
The Bath Courier gets off the follow
ing "licks :"
We are about to say a few words which
we beg our lady friends not to read. It
is not intended for them all. ''Twenty
years, ago!" there's music in those
words. Twenty years ago we saw sights
that would look queer now. Possibly it
may have been an illusion, incident to
tangled vision. Our good mothers and
grandmothers used to fold together two
corners of a bandanna handkerchief, ajJ
placing it on their heads, tie the otflK
two corners under the chin. It made a
warm, substantial covering for the head,
at aneXpensc 0f about eighteen pence.
-nu .mo fashion nrevails to dav : onlv
The same fashion prevails to day; only
there s a slight difference. We say yes
terday a little t'love of a" something, that
protected the lady's head neither from
rain, heat nor cold. It was charming;
onlv cost eighteen dollars ! A wad of
somebody else's hair depended from the
rear by a small pike-pole with a bomb
shell on either end. Modesty remarked
that she had named this medern bomb
proof a "water-fall !"
Two weeks ago on Sunday we rode out
of church on a splendid silk robe, drawn
by a lady full six feet distant. We tried
our best to avoid the necessity, but she
nsisted it was all the style ! Mentally,
we replied "Where's the use of street
Twenty years ago it was understood to
be fashionable to wear short night gowns
from 10 p. m. to 6 a. m., or thereabouts.
Transpose p. m. and a. m., leaving the
insures where they arc, and you get tho
fashionable remainder ot today. "Loose
sacks" are beautiful.
But fashions are good things (to sell
goods by and "sich,") and we are in fa
vor of them. But what next :
The high price paid recently for old
paper appears to have tempted many of
the vagrant boys ot JNow lorK city to
commit robbery for the purpose or obtain
ing the article. They enter churches and
school houses, particularly Sabbath schools
tear the covers off the books, destroy
all identity, and soon after sell for fifty
cents or a dollar, for waste paper that
which cannot be replaced for a hundred
The Democratic party in Minnesota
seems to have "played out." The State
Convention has met and adjourned with
out nominating a ticket. A republican
paper says that the few delegates who at
tended waited two days for a quorum, but
it was not forthcoming.
A boozy fellow was observed the other
day, driving a porker up Broadway, hold-?no-
nn tn ifs tail, and when asked what
hewas doing, replied tliat ,h& 'Svas study -
COUNTY, PA SEPTEMBER 7, 1865.
A Bevolutionary Sketch.
During the Kevolutionary war there
was a certain Irishman, a sort of hanger-
on about the camp, and also a pet of tho
officers. Now, Pat, true to the character
or his countrymen, as a natural con
sequence, was very fond of "praties."-
Strolling about the country one day in
search of his favorite food, he chanced
upon a potato patch, when he discovered
three British soldiers, belonging to a de
tachment of tho army lying in the neigh
borhood of the Americans, busily enga
ged in stealing potatoes. Pat determined
to catch them. In making his approaches
to the potaty field, he used the strategy
of a skillful general, so that he came up
on them unawars, and seizing their guns,
which were placed by a troe while dig
ging the edibles, he had them completely
in his power.
"What are ye at there, ye thieving div
ils, ye're staling the man's praties are
ye 'i Now away, ivery mother's son of
ye, to the Gineral, or by me sowle I'll
blow holes through ye."
So Pat marched them into camp.
"Where's the Gineral ?" says he to the
commanding officer. "Be jabers, I went
to see him."
He was conducted to the General.
"Well," says he, "Pat, what do you
"I've three prisoners, yer honor, that
I caught stealing praties out bevant."
"Three prisoners !" exclaimed the Gen
eral, "how did you take three men alone?"
"Be jabers, I surrounded them, sir,"
Some time after the happening ot the
above incident, Pat procured a pass, and
in strolling about the country, stole a
couple of turkeys, and was caught carry
ing them off. He was brought before
the commanding General, who informed
him that a complaint had been made of
his stealing turkeys.
"Staling turkeyi. is it r said Pat.
"The Lord bless your honor, and long
life to ye ; I niver thought of doin' sich
a thing in all me born days." I
"But here are the turkeys, and this
man says he saw you take them from his
"Och ! list be aisy, yer honor, and 1 11
tell ye all about it, and it's the truth I'll
tell ye, sure enough. I took the pass
yer honor gave me, and I wint walking
about the country, as I intended in the
ining, and as I was coming back in
the night as quietly and peaceably as ivcr
a man could do. Now, you honor knows
ye told yer honor's men that if they'd be
fornint the camp, and hear any one call
ing them ribel, to bring them along to
"Very well, but this has nothing to do
with stealing turkeys."
"Jist be aisy, yer honor, and HI tell
ye all about it. As I said before, I was
coming home as daccntly as any man,
when you old big son of a divil began
calling me ribel ! ribel ! ribel ! Be ja
bers, says I to him, if ye say that again,
I'll take ye to the General. And he was
saying it again as fast as iver he could,
so I brought him along to ye."
"This story will do for the big one, but
how about the other ?" says the General.
"What, the hm, the wee thing i Troth,
I brought her for a witness, for fear that
the old fellow would deny it.
Perhaps it is useless to add that Pat
Enemies in War m Peace Friends.
A friend in Memphis writes : It is ve
ry gratifying to observe how entirely the
"war spirit," that animated and controll
ed the minds of all classes of men two or
three years since in this region, has died
out, and given place to more of fraternal
feeling among those so recently enemies
than the most sanguine could have anti
cipated. This is no less true among sol
diers than citizens; and before the late
"order" was issued prohibiting returned
"Confeds" from wearing their uniforms
it was an uncommon thing to see groups
of men clad in the gray and blue jackets
sociably mingling together and enjoying
A few days since two soldiers, one a
"Fed" and the other a "Confed," evi
dently bent on having a "gay and festive"
time, entered one of the principal saloons
in this place and called for drinks; but
the keeper reminded the "boy in blue"
that a military order'prohibited him from
selling liquor to Federal soldiers. After
a little consultation, however, the pair a
gain approached the counter, and the
"Confed" took a drink, while the "Fed"
consoled himself with a cigar. They
then retired from the room, and availed
themselves of the first convenient place
to exchange jackets, when they returned
to the saloon, and the "Fed" now having
a gray jacket on, called for a drink, which
was not denied him ; and the "Confed"
took a cigar, after which little "strategy"
they went on their way as cozily as if
they had not been trying to cut each oth
er s throats these four years.
The funniest story of the age is told by
a Detroit paper. A lady suspected her
husband of improper intimacy with the
hired girl. Without informing her hus
band of her intention, she sent the girl
off that night and went to sleep in the
girls bed ; she had not been there long
when somebody came and took the other
half of the bed. About two hours after,
the wife arose iutonding to reveal the in
fidelity of her spouse, struck a light,
wheu lo ! it was the hired man. All, par-
1 ties are said to be mad about it except
the hired man,
Interesting Incident of the War:
Many instances have been given by
travelers of the affection shown by tho
Arabian horses towards their masters,
and so much, also, has been written to
prove their sagacity, as to make one be
lieve, at times, that they must be endow
ed with an instinct which approaches nerfr
ly, if not quite, to the reasoning faculty
or a unman being, jjo tnts, , However as
it may, we very much doubt if among ;the
of a human being. Be this, however, as
feats narrated. of the horses of the East
any can be found that exceeds in affec
tionate devotion the following incident,
which was told us a few days since at
Saratoga by the soldier to whom it oc
curred. The narrator is a young Irish
man, and like many others of his nation,
joined, shortly after his arrival in Amer
ica, Sheridan s brigade. It was in one of
those forced marches, when they had dri
ven back the enemy and had been in the
arddle for several consecutive days and
nights, that this trooper availed himself
of a temporary halt, to slip from his sad
dle and stretch himself upon the turf
his horse, meanwhile, brousing in the
immediate vicinity. He had slept for
some little time, when he was suddenly
awakened by the frantic pawing of his
horse at his side. Fatigued by his long
ride, he did not rouse at once, but lay in
that partially conscious state which so
frequently attends great physical prostra
tion. Soon, hovever, the faithful animal,
perceiving that its efforts had failed to ac
complish their object, licked his face, and
placing his mouth close to his car uttered
loud snort. Now thoroughly awake, he
irang up, and as the horse turned for
him to mount, he saw for the first time
that his comrades had all disappeared,
and that the enemy were coming down
upon him at full gallop. Once mounted,
the faithful beast bore him with the speed
of the wind safely from danger, and soon
placed him among his companions.
"Thus, he added with emotion, "the no
ble fellow saved me from captivity and
perhaps from death."
Can there be found on record a more
beautiful example of affectionate devotion
on the part of a dumb brute to his mas
ter than this ? Undoubtedly similar ex
amples have occured during the recent war
which will forever be buried m oblivion.
Would that they might be brought to
light, if their narration could in any de
gree mittigatc the cruelty to which the
horse is subjected, especially m our large
cities, where many ot the drivers are
more brutal than the beasts they have in
charge. N. Y. Journal of Commerce.
A Chance ForSomobody.
A fellow in Aroostook County; Maine,
answered a New York advertisement re
presenting that the advertiser could fur
nish any person with a wife. The adver
tiser replied by directing the writer to a
neighboring asylum for idiots ! The same
youth, not at all abashed, whose name is
John Morris, speaks of himself as fol
lows : "I am eighteen years old, have a
good set of teeth, and believe in Andy
Johnson, the star-spangled banner, and
the 4th of July. I have taken a State
lot, cleared up eighteen acres last year,
and seeded ten of it down. My buck
wheat looks first rate, and the oats and
potatoes are bully. Lhave got nine sheep,
a two-year-old bull, and two heifers, be
sides a house and barn. I want to get
married. I want to buy bread and but
ter, hoop skirts and waterfalls for some
person of the female persuasion during
my life. That's what's the matter with
me. But I don't know how to do it."
Annual Food of One Man.
The statistics of the Quartermaster's
Department in the army go to prove that
each individual consumes about two and
a quarter pounds of food daily, about
three-fourths vegetable and one-fourth an
imal, making an annual consumption of
about 800 pounds. Ot fluids, including
every variety of beverage, he swallows a
bout 1,500 pounds, and taking the amount
of air which ho consumes at 800 pounds,
the result will show that the food, water
and air which a man receives amounts in
the aggregate to more than 3,000 pounds
a year, that is a ton and a half, or more
than twenty times his own weight. In
view of "the present price of provisions
these figures are rather startling, but they
are indisputable, and only serve to show
what a vast amount of fuel is required to
keep the human machinery in vigorous
Tt is a sound dietetic observation that
bread, if wished to be as easily digested
as possible, should be baked in small
loaves. The principal reason for this is
that the products of fermentation, which
are obstructive to digestion, escape more
completely from a small loaf than Irom a
large one. There is, moreover, less ne
cessity for putting the bread into a very
hot oven, or for keeping it in the oven so
long a time as to deprive it or ine ouier,;
paTt Oi its nutritive quuutiuo.
baked in small loaves is sweeter to the
taste than when baked in larga loaves ;
and this is probably because it is more
entirely freed from the products of fer
menation. Dr. lioherson on Diet.
A correspondent writes from Seville,
Spain : 'We visited tho Royal Cigar
Manufactorv : there were oUUU women
in tho manufactory, and 5000"
jriholines huns? unon hooks ; there were
also scattered about no less than 2240 , "Fare as high as at any other houseir
babwav" responsible for boots left iu tho hall.
Thrilling Incident in a Coal Mine.
Foitr men imprisohed for a vrcc7c Won
derful fidelity of a dog.
During the severe rainstdrm oT Friday
night, the 21st inst.. the stream of water
that runs by the entrance of tho Mohon-
l : i rr.it. i j x i -
ug vuiu iiiiuu, iu xiuuuuru luwusnip, o-
vernowed its banks and poured
a de uffe"
doWrj one of th(J 8, b Vhich the mine
entered. Four men were at work in
the mine at the time John Turrill,
Thomas Bowen, Jacob Miller and Thom
as Miller. The slope where the water
entered is the lowest place in the mine,
so when they were apprised of danger
the avenue of escape was cut off. It was
near midnight when the state of affairs
was discovered on the surface. The
alarm was given, the flow of water into
the mine was stopped, and the pumpg
were got to work. It was found that an
immense volume of water had already
poured down the slope : but from the faofc
that two of the men were known to be in
the highest part of the mine it was hoped
that they were still alive. On Saturday
the work was begun of drilling a hole
through the rock, a distance of fifty six
feet, to the place where Turrill and Bo
wen were supposed to be. Great crowds'
of anxious people congregated from the
neighborhboring country. On Sunday noon
the shaft reached the interior of the mine,
but there were no signs of the men until
Monday, when a voice called up the shaft,
"Who's there ?" It was found that
Bowen and Turrill were alive, but knew
nothing of their two comrades. Conversa
tion could be easily carried on with them
and pieces of food and small bottles of
brandy were lowered through the narrow
aperture. They stated that as scon as
they saw the flood coming in they en
deavored to join their companions, but
were unable to do so, the water coming
up to their necks in that part of the
mine. They heard distinctly the sound;
of the drilling on Saturday, and mined
through a column to reach the place
where the drill came through. Such
quantities of water came through the
drill-hole that they orocked it up, fearing
that it would drown them; but on Monday
the flow of water ceasing, they made
themselves known. A gentleman who left
the mine on Tuesday evening informs
us that the water was lowering very rapi
dly, and that it was expected that an en
trance could be effeeted on Wednesday.
There was no news of the two miners.
The drill-hole sunk on Tuesday to reach
them, struck a pillar, and therefore was
of no use. Mahoning (Ohio) Register.
The Cleveland Leader gives the follow
ing additional particulars ;
It will be observed that, when the above
was written, none of the men were res
cued, and locality of two was unknown.
It seems that, after Turrill and Bowen
were rescued on Wednesday night, a boat
was rowed into the mine in search of the
two Millers. They were both insensible
from hunger and cold, and were lying, in
an excavation above the reach of the wa
ter. They would not have been discovered
iu the dense darkness, had it not been
for a faithful dog, who kept watch over
them, and who, we are informed, seized
hold of the coat of one of the men in the
boat, thus drawing his attention to his
master. This dog had also saved the
lives of his charge by keeping off a horde
of rats which had been driven by the risk
ing water to that part of the mine, and
which, being ravenous with hunger,
would nave devoured tne two men
they lay insensible, had it not
the faithful caro of their guardian.
If you sneeze on Monday, it indicates
Sneexo on Tuesday, you will meet a
Sneeze on Wednesday, you will receive
Sneeze on Thursday, you will get some
Sneeze on Friday, indicates sorrow.
Sneeze on Saturday you will have a
Sneeze before you cat, you have com
pany before you sleep.
If you sneeze before you arc dressed;
you will have a beau before you gc' io
The man who would systematically and
willfully set about cheating a Printer,
would commit ti highway robbery upon
a crying baby, and rob it of its ginger
breadrob a church of counterfeit pen
nies lick butter off a blind nigger's "flit
ter" pawn his grandmother's speaks for
a drink of whisky steal acorns from a
blind sow, arid take the clothes of a scare
crow to make a respectable appearance in
A woman out west, describing her
runaway husbarid, says. : "Daniel may be"
trnnTOn Vtrr n sflfir nn )i?a nnun wllP.rfi T
J scratci,ed fc." Wo tliink Daniel did
j, fo rUQ aw
It is Said that the
battles a' soldier goes through
is five. "
We have been told of an old
many miles from bore, who has withstood
fourteen' engagements, and has powder
cnougu icit lor as many more.
The following are among the notices'
put up at a hotel in a petroleum town in
the western part of Pennsylvania :