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G. W. MEHAFFET, Proprietor & Publisher.
"Principles, not Men."
NO. 10..
WHOLE NO. 217.
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Missionary of
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JNlr BALBAffl.
not be found a better
t it Has up Equal
Bostoh. Mass., Feb. 18, 1869.
Maaaas.P. Davis A Sov :
UurruataN The package of Alserrs Lung Balsam"
juuMuiumwfuH; nuiuuj: me auiicieu poor in my
oit- uxlafionaAM work,, has proved very accepts
Wo aim dkefnL-R has done Into several families, and
, wia remarKaoif eucct in every instance.
I'Tone woman has besa restored bwatWEat
""wui vcvi uuouiuiiytju, niter several mooius
uouiiiu tionsum
i with ecKh, grea
' wiincmijn, great pmn in tne lungs and pros
so thatno la able now to do bouse work and
. mmmMmm. mm ErtM nnanM nT hsr ramllir s.rl nrlih ,.
qpn tinned nseXoCtne Balaamfahe expects entire roftor
ny, and witn
young woman to wham, I aarvaoai
I mat benefit, C tiiai hftc tofagu
which was of mo
ths' standlnrr. In ft-rftin- hotter n,f
' Udlcat.on of 4 beddy cure.
-u3 ou porcaaaaa jnc second Dottle, and has
i every
A young man who was raising blood, and quite
we at and sick, has by the use of two butties been
I muen ImprovSaUJUifl Is able to do a little at mb work.
A young man to whom I recommended a trial of it.
nas naa pau eougn ana mucn pain in Us lungs
ton ths wit an, unable to get rest or sleep, has
tin Mt h roar rasass ii-1 Vim asM n v.a n
n w lLinn u nn w nunc rriit mnrth tint-.
onaoiv it seems to mc) to beable to rmnmn hi i
Ottiln. Ynr retpt'y aoMMUr Man. '
' resume nis work
afSoid by all Druggists. d
raralshed The hfarheet rates naid for ili-
ldbns and all kinds of Unld and Silver, arov-
eiment securities, 4c. TAYLOR A CU , Hank
era. No. IA Wall St.. N. Y.
i'aut Adjustable
I 1 L. in
CwPrloea Reduced 1
CJfSlBndlor FMlWit and Clrciilarf
-f 1
Beatnp. Maajj. or Pahjplt, MteaV.
LD KYtS made
V aewaaUy with-
out doctor or med
icines, beat post-
1 aid, on receipt of
mqu. Auares
K. B. rOOTE.
KABBaBKKHi ave.,
of Eaat 28th at
1 1 I , a ,
I tor the ruptured.
Sent post-paid oh
Ootrfort and eurs
receipt oris cents.
reas nr. a. n.
TE. author of
utfaicai common
l Plain Home
Ac, tc, 120
n arc. cor,
Sent In sealed en
v elope on receipt of
10 cents. Adoresa,
180 Lexington ave.,
Iror. of East 28th St..
Lttypr York.
mmj" niKTU 'r nin imht
1HEN sent free on re
ceTpt of one letter stinnf. AtWreSS Br. E. B. FOOTE,
130 Lexington are., N. Y.
We do not wish to Inform yoa.reader. tbat
Dr. Wonderful, or any other moat, bae dis
covered a remedy that ourea Consumption,
when the hrags are half consumed, In short,
will care all diseases whether of mind, body or
estate, make men live forever, and leave death
to play for want of work, and is designed to
make our sublunary sphere a blissful para
dise, to wbrteh Heaven itself shall be but a side
show. You have heard enough of that kind of
humbugery, and we dtvnot wonder that you
have by this time become disgssted with it .
But when I tell you that Or. Sage's Catarrh
Remedy trill positively cur j the warst oaaes of
Wstnto."tT?y"?t,and yoTwll! 'eTninctd"
I will pay S600 Reward for a case of Catarrh
that I cannot oure.
FOR SALE by most DRUGGISTS Everywhere
no vitlv ou vawrs. sent oy man post
for Sivtv Coats :rrawaakuM Sir Sri nrt -
or one dozen fox SA.ou. Sends two cent stamp
v. hsi . o,r s uamuoiei on catarrn- au
areas the Proprietor.
U-am K V.PLKttCE M. p. Buffalo. N Y
j oener tnan our reniir,
Pilar .alt flit a nan aiaA.' T .1 .1 i. .
he wood. ThS-tL-It doss not rar the ha.s rnrth
oxs aeeper
No time
w In taking the axe out of the cut.
UM lanor vnn will An V. t
oore work than wlthreaularaiaa. Red nalnt has
nouung to do with the rdbd qbaUttes of this Axe, for
fxes are painted raj. If yoar bardwarenore
qnirlea or (111 your orders direct, or
gladly answer In.
noat aeawr who keens our area:
Pittsburgh, Pa.,
sole owner of CoTburn'a and Red Jacket Patents.
t-psiiLon receipt of
ed llkenma of him. ..If on tltln nu. M.,.1. V'r.. "'.r
pntmrl Sn,n 11 with. i.
Pratt. Just out, and can be ordered wholesale and
rm K xc u "Ua ucaw per copy, it auras K
YoiUOU n' om lr' LovJoy's Hotel, Nei
Tbe Mysteries and Miseries of New lore
"ee Tears After - " " W 7s
ill '... v .t
Jtne's Life Yara
Dtrator's Victim
The SwDaughTer-
Worwjod-or. Life on the Prslrle
The Rei Right Hand
The Buicancer's Daughter -
WaaVaaVflK iHb
parts Ot thf! willntrSI. R, 1
"""T Via
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lately sateJjjtrSraamltfrji
meat and aVrgsalsconnts to active canvassers. Apply
a an AssocSfcw.Jta P. Aladaluhia. Venn
ia4Wajslasa I aWfl "
SAWtgjaH OAScriDUous. A
mmW af aT jflfcg sasBY jLTISBl'alaTaWl
Wltli Its cloomv attendants, low sulrlts
depress i on. Involuntary em'anriona, loss
lay sad, logs of memory sad threat
ened lm;otence and imbecility, find a sov
ereign cure in HUMPHREYS' HOMEO-
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il ot the most valuable mild and po
tfvefi. Lhev strike ' at aucp at the rent
oi me matter, tone np the system, arrest the
discharges, and impart vigor and energy, life
man. a Hey nave car
Prioe 5 ner package
vial, vial worth S3.00.
i luvii mm u'iy uiiikh iu
I v ich is very Important in obstinate or old
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! tggists, and sent by mail an receipt of
oe. Address allleti.i. HUMPHREYS' SPE
Broadway, New Trlf-.
Sclioack'a Pulmonic Syrup.
Fo.- all Diseases of thojmnts and. Respiratory Or
irsn.. Sclienek's Seaweed Tonic, for Dyspepsia and
Indigestion. Schenck's Mandrake Pills for Liver
These popular medicines have now been before the
BbUc nearly forty year, and the reputation they
nave attained renders It
Thousands who hare been benefited by their use
MSfcuy to laeir merits.
It may be asked, by those who are not familiar with
the virtues of these great remedies, "How do Dr.
Schenck's medicines effect their wonderful cares of
Consumption?" 'r V ' r 'i I H
i ns answer is a simple one. They oegln their work
of restoration by bringing the stomacn, liver and
bbwels into sn aetlVe, healthy condition. It is food
that cures this formidable disease. Sehenca's Man.
dsahe Puis acra the liver and stomaeh pronoaac
heaBhy secretMa. and ranivlaB tkablie and slime
mcu uave rixuueu irom me inactive or torpia con-
uiuonoiuiese organs sua 01 tne system generally
Thlsalugglshstate-ef the body and thaconsequentac
caasalstion of the unhealthy snbstances named, pre
vent the proper dlRCUon of food, and as a natural
conseunenee oraaui flluu. which raanlts In nroatra-
Uonand finally lb death.
Schenck's Pulmonic Svrun and Seaweed Tonic
when takes regularly, mingle with the food, aid the
uve organs, mase gooa, ricn ojoou,
-al coiiseamaie. rive flesh and strer
and. as
rth to the
patient. Let the faculty say what it ma;
1ST. thl;
i a fea
bn. E
ence mm
o . ea 11
nd thoa-
LI who a ftw year
cases, but who wefe
ln-tuced to try
'oiodlt's, aud were. re
lorea to perrr
Dr. gchenck
ntalnlBK a fall treatise
n the various
ent and general
in'W to use US indicim-.
n be naa
1 J' ,'W5K151
lnclpal Offl
a-es.-i m aaripaia.
rice of thi
and &
eh.Bl M
T7 50
drake Pills.
a ni
halfdozen. Man
entsabox. For sale by sll druggists
nsaiai 1 M 1 11
taWof e
auursentofy xmf
ceJKQJi oftrthS
ovr bottle. 0
Those afflicted with diseased Heart, Lungs,
?.;ver and kidneys, which are often the result
otistioation 01
of Ute Heart,
us, tai.aniness,
aeconi nan i,.,l
with sleepless nights, confusion of Ideas, loss
of iccmurjf.aiiiisiniis) Biiataity ufaba liole
systsjn, ollenieaslng to Inaaajy , Aesparrand
Death Also those suffentiig from i?xiv.sAeDi8
aaves prasbjfcinr Inrrrps on the boh.-s. emptions
oa the forehead, ulcers o the legs, throat,
nose, and all forms of Heart sffeciions are In
tfted S consult uk. Plyjoc bT letter or In per
son , a 80 years' experience ni tbe treatment
3 all Barms oi disease (bars vrwbich has been
spent in tbe principal Hospitals of London.
raris auu ijuuuiuiuk enaoieu uua
tee Instant relief or no money
oney demanded
Betneilie prepared by
himself forwarded to
Letters containina
all parts of the country.
stamps aaswarea. uomraanroations connden
tial. Remember Dr. Fiynn Is no Quack, but a
regular graduate and a member of tbe Royal
College of Physicians and Surgeons, London,
as his Diplomas will show, and therefore his
promises may be relied oa. A trial WU1 con
flce No. 809 St. Charles-St. , between 8th and
ath fata. , at. Louis, Ho. Hours from 9 a. m.
7 p. m., Sundays included.
varee iii me nean . Dacx ami Bin.
A Fact Dr. Henry's Boot and Plant Pills are a
safe and effective family cathartlo medicine. Try
them. See advertisement in another column.
EoeKosrr. By using Mrs. Whltcomb's Syrup for
children, many a doctor's bill can be saved, and
much suffering averted. Read the advertisement In
another coin Ban. '
Swan QnutDTB, Is warrantee
equal dose for dose to tie sol
phate (bitter) Quinine, with the
Important advantam
tead of bit ter.
Svathia, Is opium Poanrnan 01
sicaenina: at
and poisonous prop-
artlea. It I, tna mart nerfact l,r.
ovkb and SooTHore OriATB yet
oiauuf ateu.
Sold by DrugglsSKpreBcrtbed by
uie imi Dnvaiciana. uaae nnit
or Bwanil. wrr m w.. iinmiaim. KM Tnrr
"Oat of Business,"
xs tne caption ot a paragraph now
going 4he rounds of the press, in
which Horace Greeley says : "I
know there are to-day one thousand
college graduates, some of them hav
ing graduated with honor at German
universities, who are walking the
stony streets of New York and know
not how to earn a living. This is a
condemnation of our system of class
ical education." Well, suppose
there are one thousand college grad
uates unemployed in the great city
New Yprk, is that anything very
stt-ange? Now, as Mr. Greeley seems
be of an observing and statistical
nature, let him also turn out and as
certain the exact number of young
men alike innocent of diplomas and
greenbacks who ar "walking the
stony streets," or what is worse,
lounging about saloons and other
places of evil resort, waiting with a
patience worthy of a better ctuse for
something . to turn up. He would
soon find men enough to capture
Cuba, and among- them would be
representatives of every profession,
craft, trade and occupation known
the civilized world, interspersed
with a good many "nothings."
Now , according to Mr. Greeley's
logic, these professions, crafts and
occupations should all be condemned,
because forsooth here are young men
who have been carefully trained in
the office and work-shoD without
being previously enervated by "our
system of classical education," and
yet they have failed. Nor is this
all, for the same inexorable losric
will also condemn our whole system
civilisation for not making useful
men out oi tnose miserable "noth
ings." However, if Horace Gree
ley was the nly one holding such
opinions in relation to a classical ed
ucation, it would not- be very alarm
ing, for although we all admire the
many sterling qualities of the phi
losopher of "The Tribune,-" yet hia
lack of early mental discipline and
symmetrical intellectual develop
ment makes him a narrow, cranky,
tnree cornered man." Hut it so
happens that on this, as well as on a
good many other subjects, he repre
sents the feelings and sentiments of a
large class of honest, untrained, nar
row-minded, but intelligent people,
who have obtained most of their ed-
ucation from a contact with tue
world and their information from
Ho constant and ag
gressive are these "practical" edu
cators in their assaults upon the
j-present system of college education
that some of our best institutions are
introducing "optional" oourees, and
crowding the classics into the back
ground. If tloitf "practical" doctrine
prevails, it will dry up the very
fountains of knowledge and flood
the country with a swarm of narrow,
one-sided, sfaaUow-pated pretenders,
as numerons as the locusts of the
plague .and a destructive to all that
is high and noble in acienc and lit
erature, as were these to the verdure
and loveliness of the fields and gar
dens of Egypt. For the most useful
of what is called practical knowledge
is only useful because it enables us
to live ; it can do little or nothing to
sweeten, brighten, elevate and puri
fy life. Its propagandists assail not
only the classics, but all stud
the sake of culture. Thycare for
nothing except what is useful in
making money. They would not
hesitate to turn the temple of knowl
edge into a market-house, as did the
money-changers and dove-sellers of
old the temple of their God. This
doctrine of practical education also
strikes at the very foundation of our
whole social system, for what cleas-
ure would it be for men of exclusive-1
ts mi m r '-mnrK K
m: mmf .
ly technical education trneet and
mingle tpgether? There' would be
nothing of congeniality between
them. jTsen ojSwiOrant White com-
"he nusociabloBess of s
ciety and closes his article by saj
ing. "A change must be made ere
long, or some day all men for whom
'society ' does not mean 'theijerman'
"-"J "
Win sutnsknt in suiien revolt, win
refuse to appear on social parade and
ome miit' beMtAoWmmmit Ue
frivolous costliness of their toilets
one tsr another." Just so, but as long
as empty-headed men remain too
lgnorant to engage in intelligent con
versation, having nothing better
they will have "the German" or
something worse, and so long as
women are shallow,
.Imnprlmr nnrt
uneducated, we may expect them to
vie with each other In the fri volous-
ness and costliness of their toilets.
As for a change for the better in
these things, in view of the "practi
cal" tendency of the age, I am con
strained to answer like Poe'a raven ,
that it will come "Nevermore."
Those who denounce our colleges and
declare their graduates unfit tor the
practical duties of life are in the hab
it of referring to a few such men as
Lincoln and Greeley to prove that
eminence may be attained without
an education. Very well, but if ig
norance made a philosopher of
Franklin, a general of Jackson, an
orator of Clay, a statesman of Lin
coln, and ajournalistof Greeley, why
not make more snob.? There cer
tainly is no lack of material, - it is
true that these man attained distinc
tion in spite of all disadvantages, but
a list of regularly educated men who
have become illustrious is never
made out, for the reason that it would
embrace the larger portion of the
great men of all nations. The great
captains of history, Alexander ,Ctesar,
Cromwell,, and Napoleon, were
educated, each by some of the most
learned men of their days. The most
brilliant orators of whom we read.
Demostheues.Cicero, Chatham, Burk,
Fox and Pitt, were all accomplished
scholars: The great reformers of the
church, Wicklitfe, Hubs, Luther,
Knox and 'Wesley, prepared them
selves for the work of their lives in
college halls. The greatest of the
philosophers, Plato, Aristotle, Bacon
and Newton, were trained by the
best instructors of their time. Among
poets, Milton, Cowper, Pope, Swift,
Byron, Goldsmith, Thompson and
Scott, may be mentioned as men of
classical educations. To mention the
leading men of the present in Europe
and America, who are regularly ed
ucated men Would extend' this .arti
cle to an unreasonable length, but I
may say that I do not know of a man
of very great eminence on wither
continent who is not. Even in New
York Mr. Greeley is literaly sur
rounded with journalists who are
college men. There is Bryant, of the
Evening Post; Curtis, of Harper's
Weekly; Charles Sweetser, of the
City, Godkin of the Nation : Hurl-
but, of the World ; Dana, of the Sun
and a host of others that might be
named, who are men of finished edu
cations. If there is a nation under
the sun that needs a broad, deep sys
tem of education it is- the United
States. There are three millions of
ignorant blacks now among us;
there is a constant stream of the poor
and uneducated pouring in from
Europe and in addition to sll this
Asia is threatening to flood us with
a vast influx of heathens. In view
of these facts, it seems certain that
"We must educate or we must per
ish." Let our "practical" men estab
lish technical schools such as they
have in Europe and educate the
working men ; let them denounce
vice and ignorance, but let them
stop this senseless war against our
higher institutions of learning.
W. T.
1 saw m my dream a wonderful stream.
And over the stream a bridge Bo slender,
And over the white there was scarlet light.
And over tae scarlet a golden splendor.
And beyond the bridge was a goodly ridge
Where bees made honey and corn was grow
i w
And down that way tbroigh the gold and gray
M gay young man in a uoat was rowing.
IconlcT see from tbe shore that as rose he wore
Stuck in his button-hol., rare as the rarest
Ana Hinging a song ana rwing along,
I guessed his face to be "air as the fairest.
And p:i by the corn when the bees at morn
sar.tie comosot noney .nth Dreaming bated
1 saw uy ,ne stream (it was only a aream;
A lovely lady that watched and wsiteil .
There were fair green leives in her silken
And loose her locks In the winds were blow
Atnl she kissed to land with her milk-white
Tbe gay young man in the boat a rowing.
And all so light in her at ion white
Sl.e caught tbe little red rose he cast her.
And. "Haste !" she cried, with her arms so
Haste, sweetheajf, fcistc !" bat tbe boat
e array so cold ran over the fold.
And see sighed, with otly the winas to hear
"He loves me still, and he rowed with a will,
jjnt pitiless rate, not ne, was steerer i"
And there till the morn blushed over the corn
And over the bees in theirsweet combs hum
Her locks with the dew drenched through and
She watched and waited her false love
coming !
But the maid to-day who'reads my lay
may Keep-ner young neart ngnt as a leain
it was only aa) ream, the bridge aud the stream
abu iaay ana lover, ana an together.
ig girl, the only daughter Of
wioow, removeu irom tne
to Philadelphia to earn her
covering, umbrellas, one
very handsome; with, glossy
black hair, large beaming eyes, and
Uds like wet coral." She was iust
at that susceptible ago when youth is
rioenine; into womanhood, when the
od begins to be pervaded by "that
restless principle, wnien impels poor
humans to seek perfeotion in union."
At a hotel, near the store for which
p" worked, an English traveller
asmlled Lord Henry Stuart, had taken
UAagings. le was a stnRingiy rand-
some man, and oi princely carriage.
As this distinguished stranger pas
ed to and from his hotel, he en
countered the umbrella girl and was
attracted by her uncommon beauty.
" easu v tracer! ner to tne store,
1 , a pa Ka anon u ft r want 1 1 nnv.)i.n
an umbrella. This was followed up
by presents of flowers, chats by the
wayside, and invitations to walk or
ride; all of which were gratefully
acepted by tbe um japecticg ruttic:for
she was as ignorant of the dangers of
city as were the squiriels of her
native fields. He was merely play
ing a game for temporary excitement
She, with a head full of romance, and
heart melting under the influence
of love, was unconsciously endanger
ing tne nappiness or ner wnoie me.
Lord Henry invited her to visit
the public gardens on the Fourth of
July. In the simplicity of her heart,
she believed all his mattering pro
fessions, and considered herself his
bride elect; she, therefore, accepted
the invitation witn innocent irauk
ness. But she had ne dress fit to ap
pear on such a publio occasion, with
gentleman of high rank, whom she
verily supposed to be ner destined
husband. While these thoughts
revolved in her mind, her eye was
unfortunately attracted by a beau
tiful piece of silk, belonging to her
employer. Could she not take it, with
out being seen, and pay for it secretly
when she had earned money enough?
The temptation conquered ner in a
moment of weakness. She concealed
thesilk. and carried it to her lodgings.
was the first thing that she had
stolen and her remorse was painful.
She would have carried it back, but
she dreaded discovery. She was not
sure that her repentance would be
met in a spirit of forgiveness.
On the eventful Fourth of July, she
came out in her new dress. Lord
Henry complimented her upon her
elegant appearance, but she was not
happy. On their way to the gardens
talked to her in a manner which
she did not comprehend. Perceiv
ing this, he spoke more explicitly.
The guiltless young creature stopped,
leoked into his face with mournful
reproach, and burst into tears. The
nobleman took her hand kindly and
said, "My dear, are you an innocent
"I am, 1 am," she replied with con-
vulsivesobs. "Oh, what have I ever
done, or said, that you should ask
such a question?"
The eminent sincerity of her words
stirred the deep fountains of his bet
ter nature. "If you are innocent,"
said he, "God forbid that I should
make you otherwise. But you ac
cepted my invitations and presents
readily, that I supposed you un
derstood me."
"What could I undersand," said
she, "except that you intended to
make me your wife?"
Though reared amid the proudest
distinctions of rank, he felt no in
clination to smile. He blushed and
was silent. The heartless conven
tionalities of the world stood rebuked
the presence of affection and simpli
city. He conveyed herto her bumble
home, and bade ner larewell, with a
thankful eonsciousness that he had
done no irretrievable injury to her
future prospects. The remembrance
her, woul-8oon be to him as the
recollection of last years's butter
flies. With her, the weund was deep.
the solitude of her chamber, she
wept bitterness of heart over ruined
castles. And that dress which
she had stolen to make an appearance
befitting his bride! Oh, what if she
should be discovered? And'would not
the heart of her poor widowed mother
break, if she should know that her
child was a thief?
Alas, her wretched forebodings
proved too true. The silk was traced
her; she was arrested on her
way to the store and dragged to pris
on. There she wept incessantly.
On the fourth day the keeper call
ed upon Isaac T Hopper, and in
formed bim that there was ayoung
girl in prison, who appeared to be
utterly friendless anddetermined to
die of starvation. The kind hearted
friend immediately went to her
A y,
assistance. He found he.' lying on
the floor olher cell, with her face
buried in her hands 'sobbing as if her
heart would break. He tried to
comfort her, but could obtain no an
swer. "Leave us alone," said he to the
keeper. "Perhaps she will speak to
me if there is no one to hear." When
they were alone together, he put
oacK tue nair irora her te nples, laid
his hand kindly on her beautiful
head, and said in soothing tones,
"My child, consider me as thy
father. Tell me all thou hast done.
If thou has taken this silk, tell me
all about it; I will do for thee as I
would for my own daughter ; and I
doubt not that lean help thee out ot
this difficulty."
After a long time spent in affec
tiojate entreaty, she . leaned her
ynnngheadouUlB friendly shoulder
and sobbed out "Oh, I wish I was
dead. What will my poor mother
suy, when she knows of my dis
grace ?"
"Perhaps we can manage that she
never shall know it" replied he.
Alluring her by this hope, he
gradually obtained from her the
whole of her acquaintarce with the
nobleman. He bade her be comfort
ed and take nourishment, for he
would see that the silk was Daid for
and the prosecution withdrawn.
He went immediately to her em
ployer and told him the story. "This
is her first offence." said he. The
girl is young and she is tbe only
child of a widow. Give her a chance
to retrieve this one false step, and
she may be restored to society a use
ful and honored woman, I will see
that thou art paid for the silk. The
man readily agreed to withdraw the
prosecution, and said he would have
dealt otherwise by the girl, if he had
known all the circumstances. "Thou
should have inquired into the mer
its of tbe case replied friend Hop
per. "By this kind of thoughtless
ness, many a young creature is
driven into the downward path wb
might easily bave been saved.''
The Kind nearted man next pro
ceeded to the hotel, and with Quaker
simplicity of speech inquired for Hen
ry Stuart. The servant said his
lordship bad not yet risen, "Tell
him my business is of importance,"
said friend Hopper.
The servant soon returned and
conducted him to the chamber.
The nobleman appeared surprised
that a stranger, in the plain Quaker
costume, should thus intrude up
on his luxunons privacy. When
he heard his errand, he blushed
deeply, and frankly admitted the
trutn of tne girl's statement. Uls
benevolent visitor took the oppor
tunity to "bear a testimony" against
tbe selfishness and sin of profligacy.
He did it in such a kind and father
ly manner that the young man's
heart was touched. He excused
himself by saying that he would
not bave tampered with the girl if
he bad known her to be virtuous.
I have done many wrong things,"
said he, "but thank God, no betray
ed confiding innocence weighs on
my conscience. 1 nave always es
teemed it the basest act of which man
is capable." The imprisonment of
the'poor girl, and the forlorn situa
tion in which she had been found,
distressed him greatly. When
Friend Hopper represented that the
silk had been stolen for his sake.
that the girl had thereby lost profit
able employment, and was obliged
to return to her distant home, to
avoid the danger of exposure, he
took out a fifty dollar note and offer
ed it to pay her expenses. "Nay,"
said Isaac. '"Phou art a very rich
man, I presume. I see in tby hand
large roll of such notes. She is the
daughter of a poor widow, and thou
hast been the means of doing her
great injury. Give me another.',
.Lord Henry banded mm another
fifty dollar note, and smiled as he
said, "You understand your busi
ness well. But you have acted nob
ly, and 1 revere you for it. If you
ever visit England, come and see me
will give you a cordial welcome.
and treat you iiKe a nobleman.'
"Farewell friend," replied the
Quaker. "Though much to blame
thejalfair, thou hast behaved no
bly. May'st thou be blessed in do
mestic life 'and trifle no more with the
feelings ot poor girls ; not even witn
those betrayed and deserted."
When the girl was arrested, she had
sufficient presence of mind to assume
false name, and by that means, her
true name had been kept out of the
newspapers. "I did this," sne said,
for my poor mother's saice." witn
the money given by Lord Stuart,
the Bilk was paid for, and she was
sent home to her mother well pro
vided with clothing. Her name and
s'ace of residence forever remained a
pecret in the breast of her benefactor.
rears atter tuese events trauspireu,
ladvcaDed at friend Hopper's house
and asked to see him. When he enter
ed the room, he found a handsome
dressed young matron, witn a
blooming boy of five or six years
old. She rose quickly to meet him
and her voice choked, as she said,
"Friend Hopper, do you known me?
He replied that he did not. She
fixed her tearful eyes earnstly upon
him, and said, "ou once helped
me when in great distress." But
the good missionary had helped too
many in distress to be able to re
collect her without more precise in
formation. With a tremulous voice,
sbe bade her son go into tbe next
room for a few minutes ; then drop
ping on her knee3, she hid her face in
his lap, and sobbed out, I "am the
girl who stole the silk Oh, where
should I now be if it had not been
for you.?"
When her emotion was somewhat
calmed, she told him that she had
married a highly respectable man, a
Senator of his native State. Being
on a visit in friend Hopper's vicin
ity, sbe had again and again passed
his dwellinc looking wistfully at
the windows to catch a glimps of
him; but when sheattempted to en.
ter, her courag failed.
"But I muste return home to-mor"
row," she said "and I could not go
away without, once more seeking and
thanking him, who saved me from
1 11 I . . 1 1 ... 1 lAW lltflo Iwif
rtllll. OHt? rtPUaiAC-Ll nci unit' wj,
and said to him, "Look at him, and
remember him well, for he was the
best friend vou mother ever had."
With au earhist invitation to visit
her happy home, and a fervent God
bless you ! she bade her benefactor
That Farmous Gorilla.
In the summer of 1867, I saw in
several New York papers a thrilling
acconntof an immense gorilla, which
had arrived from Africa in charge of
Barnum's agent, for theBarnum and
Van Amburgh Company. The ac
counts desciibed the removal of the
savage animal in a strong iron cage
from the ship, and his transportation
up Broadway to the Museum. His
cries and roarings were said to have
been terrible, and wnen ne was taaen
into the menaterie, be was report
ed to have bent the heavy irons bars of
his cage, and in his rage to have seiz
ed a poker which wasthrust at him,
and to have twisted it as if it had
been a brt of wire. Nothing so start
ingly sensational in the line of zoo
logical description had appeared since
the Tribune' famous report of the'
burning of the American Museum
in 1865.
For several years I had been try
ing to secure such an animal, and
several African travellers had
promised to do their best to procure
one for me; and I offered as high as
$20,000 for the delivery in New York
of a full-grown, healthy gorilla.
From the minute description now
given by the reporters, I was con
vinced that, at last, the long-sought
prize had Deen secured. 1 was greatly
elated, and at once wrote from
Bridgeport -to our manager. Mr.
Ferguson, advising him how to ex
hibit the valuable animal, and par
ticularly how to preserve its precious
life as long as might be possible. I
have owned many ouraug-outangs.
ana an of them die ultimately ofpul
monary disease; indeed it is difficult
to keep specimens of the monkey
triDe through the winter in our
climate, on account of their tendency
to consumption. I therefore advised
Mr. Fecguson to have a case con
strvcted that no draught of air could
pass through it, ana I farther in
structed bim in methods of guarding
against tne gorilla's taxing cold.
a rew days later l went to New
York expressly to see the gorilla.
and on visiting the Museum, I was
vexed beyond measure to find that
the animal was simply a huge ba
boon! He was chained down, so
that he could not stand erect, nor
turn his back to visitors. His keep-
ercouia easily irritate mm, and wnen
the animal was excited he wonld
RP17.A t.ViA irnn hnra with hnth hanHa
and, uttering horrid screams, would
shake tbe cage so fiercely that it
could be heard and felt in tbe adjoin
ing saloons. No doubt many of the
visitors recalled Ou Chaillu's ac
counts of the genuine gorilla, and
were convinced that the veritable an
imal was before them. But I had
been too long in the business to be
caught by such chaff, and approach
ing the keeper, I asked him why he
did not lengthen the chain, so that
the animal could stand ur?
"Because, if I do, he will show bis
tail," the keeper confidentially whis
pered in my ear.
The imposition was so silly and
transparent that 1 did not care
how soon it was exposed. As usual,
however. I looked at the funny side
of the matter, and immediately en
closed a ticket to my friend Mr.
Paul Bu Chaillu, who was then stop
ping at tne t nth Avenue Hotel, at
the same time writing to the great
African traveuei, that, much as be
had done, the Barnum and Van
Amburgh Company had done more ;
since he had only killed gorillas,
wnue we naa secured a living one
and brought the monster safely from
Africa to America. J. informed him
moreover, that all the gorillas he
had seen and described were tailless,
wnne our tar more remarkable spec
imen had a tall run four feet long.
Mr. Bu Chaillu came into the Mu
seum that afternoon, in great glee,
witn my open tetter in msnana.
"Ah, Mr. Barnum," he exclaim
ed, "this is the funniest letter I ever
received. Of course, you know your
gornnaisno gorrilia at all, but only
baboon. Iwiil not look at bim, for
when people ask me about 'Bar
num's gorrilia,' I prefer to be able
say that I have not seen him.'
"On the contrary." said I. "I oar
ticularly disire that you should see
the animal' and expose it. The im
position is too ridiculous."
"True ; but I think your letter is
more curious ther your animal."
"Then I give you full leave to
read the letter to all who ask you
about the 'gorrilia.' "
"Thank you," said Du Chaillu.
"and I wish you would let me read
in my lectures at the West, where
am soon going on a tour."
I consented that he should do so,
aud I afterward heard that he was de
lighting as well as enlightening
Western audiences on the subject of
Manager Ferguson's management of
great "gorilla" in the Barnum
and Van Amburgh Museum and
Menagerie. Barnum's Struggles
The New York sable belles have
adopted their white sisters' style of
wearing patches of plaster on their
faces to show off their complexion.
They' use white piaster.
There is likely to be a large emi
gration of Cornish miners to this
country this spring. The mining
interest in Cornwall has been great
depressed ef late years.
An enthusiastic admirer of the El
Watches a dealer In Osage, Iowa-has per-
pcviaicu uiu luuuwiuguu, I
Of all tbe Watches
In tbe. world,
I like the Elgin Watch the best.
For that has stood
The Railroad men's
Mast rigid test.
In freezing North,
Or burning South,
It's always Just the same.
Or in tbe pocket of
Some engineer
Upon the ligbtning train.
AU Europe stands amazed
To see our work, how
Noble, true and grand.
And say farewell,
Old Switzerland,
And all our work by hand.
Now when yon have read
These verses over and don't think
This is a spealer.
Just give J. C. Morel and
G. M. Wheeler.
Dog-washing in London Is a trade.
Penny hot dinners are furnished In
Canada papers talk of the "silver"
The Pope is to put a cardinal's hat
on a Pole.
Brazilian troops draw rations of dog
The mountains near Lynchburg,
Va., are on lire.
Spiritualist Is called "Spiritism"
in Australia.
Two aids-de-camp of Napoleon E.
are still living.
In England telegraph messengers
wear uniforms.
The British army Is to be allowed
to wear beards.
California has a new town called
"Shirt Tail Canon."
Cigars are now madein some places
by machinery.
Montreal has a paper called The
A Virginian town has just been
sold entire for $23,000.
Germany don't grant marriage
licenses to drunkards.
The city of Washington is $10,000,-
000 In debt and bankrupt.
South Carolina has over 100,000
colored children at school.
The immigration to Kansas this
season is unprecendented.
The vomito prevails at Bio Janerio
to an alarming extent.
The Japanese colony in California
importing tea plants.
The Bethlehem (Pa.) zinc
yield 24,000 tons of ore a year.
Emigrants can now go from
York to San Francisco for $40.
A $7,600 diamond cluster is exhi
bited in a Troy Jeweler's window.
Tbe "richest silver mine in tbe
world" has turned up in Kentucky.
It is proposed to hold an inter
national exhibition at Vienna in
Eighty cents per bnshel Is the retail
price of oranges In South Carolina.
A Quebec bank has three ton ef
twenty-five cent pieces In its vaults.
Tbe Erie road wants to take up its
track from Halamanaca to Dunkirk.
Liquor is now openly sold over
nearly every bar in New York on
A number of gentlemen of all poll
tics at Livemool have subscribed for
statue of Gladstone.
The Constantinople polios have
added three women to tbe detective
Diamonds are being found In large
quantities at the Cape of Good Hope.
A Mew Yorker has panes of glass
his stable windows that costs
$250 each.
Snakes bites are successfully eured
Australia by injections of am
monia. Half the freshmen of Westminster
College, Pennsylvania, are under
The library ot the Troy Young
Men's Association contains over
18,000 volumes.
Vesuvlnsis spouting a substance
resembling rock salt, but not quite
A man at Lowell, Mass.. has con
tracted for a burglar-proof safe to be
burned in.
Some successful experiments In
animal vaccination have been made
There have been twenty murders
New York recently, and not one
The Washington landlords general
reduce rents fifteen per cent, after
this month.
Corruption Is charged against both
the meat and the inspectors there
in Cincinnati.
A life-sized po trait of Washington,
$1,260, is to be bought by New
xora. City.
Bev. J. Hyatt Smith writes that
bas not "come out on tbe basis of
open communion."
Over 2.000 persons have3een add
to the Cincinnati churches during
present revivals.
An ice-house in Lee. Mass.. is said
contain a quantity of ice packed in
seventeen years ago.
A girl at Fort Madison, Iowa,
worth $100,000, has just made a poor
artist happy by marrying him.
Virginia papers continue to la
ment the "exodus" of negroes from
that State to the South.
Over one hundred young women
estimated to be at present study.
law In this country.
Mrs. Partington, hearing of a ndes-
trian's great feat, wondered if they
gave him trouble in walking.
A Little three-vear old boy was
scalded todea-h, at Evans vi lie, Ind.,
Wednesday last, by falling Into a
kettle of boiling soap.
Boston is again talking of laying
a huge publio park, where the
citizens can go with their families
enjoy the east winds.
A Montana snortsman has distin
guished himself by shooting a sky
blue rabbit without forelegs or
A Southern paper says that tbe
price of broom corn brush has been
rising yearly, and Is now quoted at
rrom twenty to thirty cents per
pound, wholesale. At this rate, it
must be a more profitable crop to
produce than cotton.
If you do not feel well you send for
doctor.be calls npon you, looks wise, sera wU
some hieroglyphic upon a place at paper
which yoa take to a drug store sad there psy
cts. to 1 .00, besides the doctor's fee, for s
remedy nine times out of ten not half so good
Da. Moan's larsiAJi Boo Pills, which
costs but 36 ou. per box. Do you think the
former the beat, because yoa pay ths most for
? If you do, we advise yoa to use, Just as aa
experiment, the If one's Indlaa Boot Pills.
They are prepared from a formula pronounced
the most learned physicians of our country,
be the best and most universal of family
medicines. The Morse's Indian Boot Pills
ours Headache. Liver complaints, Indigestion.
Dyspepsia, remaie irregularities.
put up both auatt
ar-coated and plain.
a trial, ooia
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