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BY" LADY ST-ESCEB."
It is not as it used to be, .
When yon and I were young,
Whc n round each elm and maple tree
The honeysuckles clang ;
Bat still I love tho cottage where
I passed my early years,
Though not a single face is there
That memory endears.
It ia not na it nsed to be !
The moss is on tho roof,
And front their nests beneath the cavo3
The swallows keep aloof.
Tho robins how they used to sing
When you and I were young ;
And how did flit the wild beo's wing
The opening flowers among r
It is not as it osod to be !
Tho voice's loved of yore,
;. And tho forms that wo were wont to eee.
c Wo'seo and hear no more.
No more! Alas, wo look in vain,
For thoso to whom wo clang,
.And love as wo can love but once,
When you and I were young.
TIIE MOTHER'S LESSON;;
A Story . From a Geraaa Ballad.
. BT EB BOVTD.
'Twas night, the star-gemmed and glittering,
when a bereaved mother lay tossing on her bed
in all the feverish restlessness of unsanctifled
sorrow. Sleep had fled far from her weary eye
lids ; and her grief-burdened heart refused to
send up from its troubled fountains the refresh
ing stream of prayer.
The deep stillness that rested on the hushed
. e arlh was broken by those saddest of all sounds,
the bitter wailings of a mother weeping for her
children, and "refusing to bo comforted be
cause they are not."
"Oh, woo, woo is me!" was tho piteous cry
of that breaking heart, and the piercing sound
went up to the still heavens ; but they looked
calmly down in their starry beauty and seemed
to hear it not. - .
And thu3 slowly passed tho long, weary hours
of the night, and naught was heard save the
solemn chiming of tho clock, telling, with iron
tonguo, that man was drawing hourly nearer
to tho quiet grave.
- . And as the mourner Lay listening to Time's
slow, measured strokes, memory was busy with
tho images of the lovod and lost. Again they
were before her in all their youthful beauty;
s?.h?:ij Slccful voices and felt their
fond caresses. The night wind swept cooling
ly into the casement, and, as it touched her
throbbing brow, it seemed like the soft kisses
of her loving children.
Poor mourner! Could earth furnish no ma
gic mirror in which thou couldest always thus
see the dead living 1 Oh, no ! for as melts the
fleecy eloud into tho" bine depths of heaven,
so passed away the blessed vision; and seeing
bnt the eofim and the shroud, again arose on
the silent air those tones of despairing an
Xjuish: "TToe Is me! my sons are dead!"
. Then softly and sweetly sounded forth the
matin chimes, blending their holy music with
the anguished cries of the bereaved mother.
In the midst of her sorrow, she heard the bell's,
.sweet harmony, and, leaving her sleepless
couch, Walked forth into tho refreshing air.
Morning was breaking cold and gray over the
earth, and the stars were growing pale at the
approaching step of the monarch of the day.
- Slowly walks the mourner through the yet
sleeping woods, whose flowers are folded in
silence, and whose birds givo forth no carols.
She reaches the antique church and enters the
sacred door. A mysterious light light that
13 almost shade is brooding" over the holy
aisles, clothing in shadowy garments the pale
Images of departed saints; wrapping in a mantle
of dimness the carved sepulchres; throwing
strange gleams over tho tall while, columns;
and embracing, with pale arms, cross and pic
ture, and antique shrine. In the midst of this
mysterious light kneel a silent company; each
bc:td is bowed on the clasped bauds, and no
sound is heard save a deep, far distant mur
muring, like the voice of tho mighty wind
when it passes through the leaves of the dark,
cH pi ocs, dwelling in some dim solemn woods.
- Suddenly every head is lifted, and the mourn
er sees in that vast company friends who had
been bleeping long ages in the silent tomb.
All were there again ; the friends of her cloud
less childhood, who went down to death's cold
chambers in all their stainless beauty, sinking
into the grave a3 pure as tho snow-fluke that
fall j to the earth. And there was the sister of
her home and heart, tho tried friend of soj
rowa shaded hours, who, in dying, left a mighty
void that time could never fill. And there
were the "mighty dead," they whose footsteps,
when living, tracked tho world with light
light that now shed a halo over their graves.
And there were tho meek, patient ones of earth,
pale martyrs to sorrow, who struggled hopeful
ly through the dim vapors that surround the
world, and met as a reward the ineffable bright
ness of heaven. They vero all here, all who
had passed from earth amidst a fond tribute of
tears aid regret. ' -
All were here save two, those two the most
dearly loved among iho precious company of
the dead; and wildly scanning tho pale group,
the mother calied aloud as she missed her chil
dren: "Oh, my sons! my sons! would that I
could see them but once "again !"
Then arose a loud voice, and it said : "Look
to the eaat ;" and the weeping mother looked.
Oh! dreadful sight! there, by the sacred al
tar, rested a block and a fearful wheel. Stretch
ed on these dreadful instruments of doom, in
the coarse garb of the prison, wrestling fierce
ly with death in its most awful form, wero two
poor youths ; and in their wan countenances,
where crime and grief had traced their fearful
march, the mother recognized her lost sons.
Dismayed, heart-sick, despairing, she mo
tionless stands ; and the deep silence is again
broken by a voice speaking these words:
- "Mourner, whose every tone is a murmur at
Heaven's will, whose every expression is a
doubt of God's love, let this teach thee a
....0j num. ovu iuc aarK path of crime
tuey migiit nave trod; sec tho agony, the
anuiie, luc .maternal anguish that might have
swept like a desolating tempest over thy heart;
then thank thy God, in a burst of fervent r.raiso!
that he took them in . unsulliedtyouth from a
world of sin to a place of safe refuge."
The voice ceased, and darkness fell like a
pall on the marble floor; but through the arch-
cci windows came streaming the pale moon
light, and beneath its holy rays, the mother
knelt and prayed.
lhcre fell on her heart a blessed calm, as a
voice whispered to the troubled waves of sor
row, "peace, be still."
And the angel of death stolo softly in, and
Ecaied her pale lips forever, whilst repentance
anu resignation were breathing from them in
tno music of prayer.
Oh, weeping mother! who art hanarinff car
lands of sorrow ever fresh over thy children's
tomb, tako to thy bereaved heart, and ponder
wen, tins "Mother's Lesson !" -
THE YOUNO SOLDIER'S ST05.Y.
'Generally speaking,' began the youth, 'stor
ies have what is called a moral to them ; and if
you don't know what that means I shall not
stop tOtcll you '
It matters very lHtlo who or what I em,' con
tinued he. I have lain in silk and purple, and
grew up as one born to command. I went to
college, and very likely you think I was a wild,
harum-scarum devil of a fellow boasting, dri
ving, hunting, cultivating wine, cards, and so
on. Well, if you think so, you are mistaken
I was a quiet, studious young man, I might add
moral ; and it would havo been perfectly true
I loved books, study, and peace, was a good
scholar, liked the arts, and was a quiet infant
But I still had a fiery devil in me.
I fell in love with a little doll of a girl about
my own age, and for whom I would have taken
my heart out of my bosom. I could have put
her in my breast to shelter her as one would a
little bird; and she loved me with such strength
of faith, that had I been Don Juan himself,
there was such lavish trust, that I would have
been converted from a debauchee into an hon
est man. "
'She is still now as a frozen rill sleeping
like the streams of winter she will noverwakc
'Yes, sho was a lovely little trusting flower,
the daughter of a worthy tradesman, who loved
her as the apple of his eye ! but she was worthy
of a throne, and I would have given her one if
I could. She is poor now, and so am I.-
'Ourdrcam of. love was delicious, but very
brief. She eloped with me she became my
wife. - - '
My parents heard that I had eloped with the
child of a tradesman, and threatened the poor
old fellow with iuiu and annihilation. It
would not have taken muchto have broken his
heart, for it was half gone, already ; but what
was done could not le undone ; and I thought
my father and mother loved mo too well to
thwart me, and that I had only to bring her
home to givo her another father and mother,
who would love her like her own.
I meant to havo put her back into his bosom,
and said, 'embrace your daughter, but also em
brace my wife, and you can love her still!' but
that day never came. I believed, however,
very firmly in it, and I was happy, living in a
little Eden of my own, far from the turmoil of
life, and expecting then my little baby hourly.
Ofy parents prevented this. ' Yes, they hin
dered all. TVe lived in "Wales at the period,
and when my baby was born, and she put it in
my bosom, and laid her own sweet little head
beside it, I I prayed for licr,for both, and lov
ed them more and more. Then I made up my
mind to return to mv father's home..
'One day I went to my little homc,aftcrwalk
ing, and I found her gone, both gone ! Then
the sleeping devil within mc woke up. I learn
ed from the people of the house, that a. stern
man, and a proud, pale woman, richly dressed,
drove up in a splendid chariot, drawn by four
horses, and carried oil robbed me of my wife
and child. This man this woman, were my
parents. I travelled night and day, and arriv
ed at their home in town.
I demanded my wife ; they called her a de
signing, cunning girl; and they said something
worse of her than I could bear, aud i silenced
them, and made them turn pale and tremble.
I demanded my child. They denied any
knowledge of cither. I cursed both, and left
the house never to return to it again.
I need not tell by what means I traced my
Alice through stages of wretchedness and pen
ury, till I found lioth mother and child dying
on a mean pallet in a parish work-house.
'I conjd have called curses from heaven and
and fires from hell to avenge this unpardonable
wrong for what had this pale and tender dove
done to win such an injury ? But, when I saw
her pale, thin cheeks, and heard her moaning,
and saw her wasted babo on the half starved
breast of tho woman I adored, I stilled my soul;
I shed no tears ; I heard her utter a cry of joy
and pain, and then the thin helpless hand wand
ered over my head, as I laid it kneeling by her
side in that horrible hole, upon her breast be
side my child. -
'To lose a parent, to lose a mother one loves
to lose a friend one is devoted to to lose a
dog that h23 been your companion for long
years, is all painful ; what was it to this ? "Was
it for this I had sought her ? Was it thus my
parents had shown their lovo? Was it to see
her die that I had moved tho heavens and the
earth to discover her ?
'Take ray bead in your "arms, my dear George,'
she said faintly. 'Take my child in your arms,
too. Kiss mo kiss the baby. You love us,
do you not ? God bless you! God protect yon!
Do not separate us. Do not forget us. I have!
bom much but I loved you so dearly ; and I
forgive every one, as I hope to be forgiven.'
The rough soldiers turned away, and one or
two wiped their eyes. r " ; i "
'Little Alice,' I said, arc you goiag without
me ?. " ,
I am only going before you,' she said : and I
leltthat she was speaking the tiuth. I aia
m l n-Vi wr 4.,, 41. j i . .
going before you f clasp me closer; let mc feel
your lips; lift my head; put my baby's mouth
to mine! and she died. And for an hour af
ter I held her baby in my bosom, till I felt it
cold. : It was dead too..
There was a long, deep, impressive pause
and again he went on.
'They inade my heart desolate, wretched and
void; and I I, in turu, desolated their house
hold, and wrecked their peace forever, as they
had two passions to feed and foster the most
boundless love for me, their only child, and a
pride which God forgive them, they had also
given to me, and the latter the greater, they
sacrificed me to that pride. Well, I trampled
on their pride. They knelt to mc in the dust
and ashes of humility, and I scorned them.
'They offered me a bride, the fairest in the
land, and I only laughed at them. They couli
not give mo little Alice, and I had nothing
else for which to ask. I had a grand funeral
from that workhouse for my wifo and child,
and I put my name on her coffin lid, and after
that day I forgot that I had a name or parents.
and I felt that I had avenged Alice, for their
house is a housv. of mourning, and the world i
to them as to nffc a sepulchre.
'And this is tho reason that I don't care for
anything that comes or goes, that happens or
does not happen. I want to be dead. I want
to sleep, and never wake np.
The Territory of Kansas.
A correspondent of the Presbyterian sars
that the proposod Territory of Kansas lies
west of Missouri. It extends west three or
four hundred miles, and consists principally of
ucautilul and fertile prarics. Tho timber is
matly confined to the neighborhood of water
courses. There is more wood, however in
Kansas than in Nebraska, which lies west of
Iowa; and more in the eastern than in tho west
ern portion of the territory, where those tree
less plains commence that stretch to the moun
tains. The scarcity of timber is the only draw-
DacK, ana this must prevent parts of it from
upcoming iiiiCKiy settled tor a long time. It
would seem, that Provi.leuco designs these
immense prairies, stretching eastward from the
Kocky Mountains for a thousand miles, to be
the great grazing region of North America,
just as ho does the Mississippi valley for grain,
me uun states lor cotton, and tho Atlantic
Mates for manufacturing. Upon the large
prairies of Illinois and Missouri, however.
ncages ana stone lences are comiDg extensive
ly into use, and the same modo of fencing will
be adopted in Kansas. Coal is known to exist
in different sections of tho territorv. and it
will probably be found ia sufficient quantities
The soil U well adapted to crass and crain.
au.j in portions of it, especially near the Kan
sas river, there is an excellent hemp land.
for larming purposes, that portion through
which the Kansas runs, with its numerous
small tributaries, is esteemed the most desira
ble. Tho soil is surpassed by none in the
U est, and at no very distant day the valley of
the Kansas is destined to become one of the
most attractive iu our country. It is situated
as near the centre of our country, alio, as
need bo ; Fort Riley on the Kansas, one hun
dred and sixty miles west of tho Missouri line,
being the central point of the. United States,
as near as can be ascertained. Alon? the val-
Jiey of the Kansas, also, must some day pass the
great thoroughfare between the Atlantic and
racific, whether the first Pacific railroad take
this route or not. Copper ore has becu found
also in thia region.
Sinows of Iron.
We wandered into a machine shop yesterdav.
Every where, up stairs and down stairs, intelli
gent machines were doing the work, once done
try thinking and toiling men. Iu one place a
chucklehcaded affair, looking like an elephant's
frontispiece, was quietly biting bars of cold
iron in two, as if they had been so many oaten
In another place, a fierce little thing, with
a spindle shaped weapon a sort of "Devil's
darning Needle," was boring square holes
through the solid wooden wheels three inches
or more in thickness.
Away there in the corner of a device, about
as large and noisy as a humming bird, was amu
sing itself cutting out pieces of steel from sol
id plates, as easily as children puueture paper
patcrns with a pin.
All by itself,in another place, was a machine
that whistled like a boatswain, and rough
boards came forth planed ami groved, finished,
ready for a place in something, somewhere, for
Every where these queer machines were bu
sy doing all sorts of things in all sorts of ways;
boring and planins:. srrovius and morticinsr.
turning and sharpening and sawing.
Down stairs in a room by itself, as it would
be alone, we found the grand mover of all
In a corner, sonic distance from the genius
we write rf, a fire was burning, perhaps to keep
it "just comfortable," and perhups, not.
It was very busy the thing was moving an
arm of polished steol, backward and forward
over a frame equally polished atTd glittering;
as one in thought sitting by a table, passes bis
fingers to and fro, along the smooth surface of
of the mahogany. - .
We say it was busy, and so it icas; busy do
ing nothing. It went nowhere : it hammered
nothing, ground nothing, but just passed its
ponderous arm backward and forward. It nei
ther etc nor spoke, but there, "from early morn
to devy eve," it limed the toil going on, every
where around and above it.
There were indeed, a few men made of flesh,
sixty or so, here and there about the establisli
mcnt, unuWflg rather than doing the work.
That thing with the Iron arm works the woii-
dcrs. It will work more. Ar. Y. Tribune.'
CT" A sailor once had a high dispute with
his wife who wished him to the devil. "Plague
on me,Peg,"said he,if I don't think I should
fare pretty well with the old fellow, a3 I mar
ried into his family."
A Kemvakt of Ascient Scpekstition. A
German, known as Dutch Charlie, was recent
ly murdered in Colorado county, Texas. As
the body was surrounded by people, an Irish
man proposed that those present should suc
cessively place their hands upon the body of
the deceased believing that, whenever the
murderer touched it, the wounds would com
mence bleeding anew. The suggestion was
acted upon, and, sayes a correspondent of the
Kkbaiond (Texas) Inquirer, as soon as a man
named Ililtebraat applied hi3 hand, the blood
began to flow. Ililtebrant was arrested, and
shortly afterwards committed suicide by hang
"Lead us hot into Temptation."
Tho pathway of the inebriate is lined with
ram shops, and dangers beset him at every cor
ner. Said a weeping drunkard, not long since,
" I cannot now go to meeting or to mill, for
my appetito controls me, and I cannot resist
temptation. But pass the Maine Law and I
could die a sober man, and, I think, go to Hea
ven. Without it I must die a drunkard."
There is a tear in every word. And yet men
who know not the strength of the devil which
binds the drunkard, will deliberately place
temptations in his path endangering his ruin
in two worlds.
Oct axd In. A Frenchman, who was trav
eling in a canal boat, was in the cabin at the
time the boat was about passing under a bridge.
The captain shouted "Look out!" to the psts
sengers at the top of his voice. The French
man understood him litterally, and poked his
head up 'out of the cabin. He received a se
vere bump upon the forehead which knocked
him sprawling upon the floor. He jumped up
in a great rage, scratched his head and addres
sed the captain in the most indignant style.
"Sare! what you say 'Look out' for. Why
you not say Look in "
Walking the Plank, Napoleon tho Great
called the throne "a plank covered with velvet."
Napoleon tlieliitlo is at present busy "walking
this plank," and though he has kept himself up
hitherto with wonderful good luck, still it would
bo too much for ?ny one to say whether he will
be able to maintain his equilibrium with the
same steadiness until he gains his end. And
when he does, who can tell whether, at that
very point, he may not suddenly fall over and
disappear in tho "sea of difficulties," that, for
some time, has been raging underneath him.
H7 A raftsman who had drank a little too
freely, fell from tho raft and was drowning,
when bis brother seized him by the hair, but
the current was strong, and the brother's
strength lcing nearly exhausted, he was about
reliuquishing his hold, when despairing, the
drowning one raised his head above tho water,
and said :
"Hang on, Sam, hang on I'll treat I swear
His words were stimulating, and the other
at length saved him.
A Mistakk Somewhere. rA lady ot Col mn-
bus, in Ohio, recently inquired of the spirit-
rnppcrs how many children she had.
Four,'rapped the spirit.
The ousband started at the reply, stepped ttp
How many chldren have It
Two promptly answered the" medium.
Tho husband and wife looked at each other
with an odd smile on their featnrcs,for a mo
ment and then remained non-bolicvers. There
had been a mistake made somewhere.
dTT We rcmcmlwr being at a conference
meeting once in Yankee Land, when one of the
deacons came around asking tho people if they
wanted salvation. Near mc sat a butcher's
boy of nineteen years old, about as amenable
to salvation, as a lamb in his hand would have
been to mercy. .
"Do you want salvation ?" said the dcaeon,
looking into his brutal face."
"No, darn you I want Sal Rkinnor, find the
sexton won't let me' take her out till meeting's
Then was the time we roared. '
C7 What are you doing there, Jane ?"
"Why, pa, I'm going to dye my doll's pina
"But what havo you to dye it with ?"
"Beer? who on cartii told you that beer would
"Why, ma said yesterday that it was beer
that made your nose so red, and I thought
"Herc Susan, take this child to bed."
Good. "Now children," said a schoolmas
ter, "remember what I have told you. All ttie
misery which afilicts the world, arose from the
fact that Eve stole an apple and divided it with
"Gosh!" said a tow-headed urchin, "what a
pity it hadn't been our Sal. She's such a stin
gy critter that whenever she steals an apple,
she eats the whole on't herself."
A Bealtifci. Conceit Some author, we re
member not who, informs us how we became
indebted for the red rose. They were all of a
pure and spotless white wheu iu Eden they first
spread out their leaves to the morning sunlight
of creation. Eve, as she gazed upon the tint-
less gem, could not suppress her admiration of
its beauty, but stooped down and imprinted a
warm kiss on its snowy bosom. The rose stole
the scarlet tinge from her velvet lip, and yet
wears it. - - .
Weix Answered. A young wife remon
strated with her husband, a dissipated spend
thrift, on his .conduct. 'My love," said he
"I am only like the prodigal son ; I shall re
form by and by." Aud I will Ihj like the prod
igal son, too," she replied, "for I will arise and
go to my father,'f and off she went. ,
ITTho 'Have Nothings' is the namo of
" l asiiiTigMTO ; composed
loubtedb, of disappointed office-seekers.
Staiichin Linen. To those nho dsiro to impart
to ehirt bosoms, collars, 'end other fabrics that fine
and beautiful gloss observablo on new linens, tho
following recipe for making gum arabic starch will
be most acceptable, and should have a placo in the
domestic scrap-book of every woman who prides
herself upon her capacity as a house-wifo and tho
neatness of her owd, her husband's, and fniilj
dross; and, if she does not take pride in these things,
her husband is an unfortunate man:
" Take tivo ounces of fino white gum arabic pow
der, put it into a pitcher, and pour on it a pint or
more of boiling water, 'according to. tho degree f
strength you desiro, and then, having covered it,
let it set all night. In tho morning, pour it care
fully from tho dregs into a clean bottle, cork it,
and keep it for uso. A tablespoonful of gum-water
stirred into a pint of starch that has been made
in the usual manner "will givo tho lawns (cither
white, black, or printed) a look of newness, when
nothing else can restore them after washing. It is
also good, much diluted, for thia whito muslin and
To PnonecE CnsRRiES wrrnorT Stokes. "In
tho spring, before the circulation or the sup, a
young seedling cherry-tree ia split from tho upper
extremity down to tho fork of its roots ; then, by
moans of a pioco of wood in tho form of a ?patula.
the pith is carefully removed from tho tree, in such
a manner as to avoid any excoriations or other in
jury; a knifo is used only forcomuvencing tho split.
Afterwards the twoections are brought together.
and tied with woolen, caro being taken to close her
metically with clay tho whole length of tho cleft,
Tho sap soon reunites the separated portions of the
tree, and, two years afterwards, cherries aro produ
ced of tho usual appearance, but, instead of stones,
thcro will only be small soft pellicles."
IIints to Lovers of Flowers. A most beauti
ful and easily-attained show of evergreens may bo
had by a very simple plan, which has bean found
to answer remarkably well on a small scale. If
geranium branches taken from luxuriant and heal
thy trees, just beforo the winter sets in, ho cut ns
for slips, and immersed in soap-water, they will, af
ter drooping fgr a few days, shed their leaves, pat
forth fresh ores, and continue in the finest vigor all
tho winter. By placing a number of bottles thus
filled in a flower-baskot, with moss to conceal tho
bottles, a show of evergreens is easily insured for
tho wholo season. They require no fresh water.
OroDELDoc.: This lotion being a valuable appli
cation for sprains, Inmbago, weakness o joints, ic.,
and it being difficult to procure cither pure or fresh
ly made, wc givo a receipt for its preparation :
Dissolvo an ounce of camphor in a pint of rectified
spirits of wine, then dissolve four ounces of hard
Whito Spanish soap, scraped thin, in four ounces of
oil of rosemary, and mix them together.
A veht pretty and economical finish for sheets
pillow-cases, Ac, may be made from the cut
tings of bleached muslin : Cut one and a half inch
squares, and fold them bias, from corner to corner,
then fold again, so as to form a point, soam on to the
Straight sido on raw edge and faco on a strip to cov
er tho seam. " ' V
Mildew Stains are very difficult to remove from
liucn. The most effectual way is to rub soap on the
spots, then chalk, and bleach the garment in the hot
To take Ink ottt of Maitoganv. Mix, in a tea;
spoonful of cold water, a few drops of oil of vitriol t
touch tho spot with a feather dippod in tho liquid.
LTT"" Well, Sambo, is . your master a good
farmer?" - :
"Oh, yes, massa, ho very good farmer, ho
make two crops in one year."
"How is that Sambo ?"
"Why he sell his hay in do fall, and make
money once, dcu in the sqring he sell de hides
ob de cattle dat die for want ob do hay, and
nfako money twice."
HT" Within the last sis years, it is said, $1,
500,000 have been subscribed towards tho en-
dowmcnt, of Baptist colleges and seminariet
in this country. The whole number of instruc
tors connected with them is 151, students over
2,500. They have graduated over 4,000 st
dents in all, and their libraries contain more
than 120,000 volumes. i
LLOf the four hundred and twenty-four in
mates of the Insane Asylum at Uticaduriue
the past year, ninety were intemperate one
hundred wero addicted to the use of tobacco
twenty-eight had no education one hndred
and eighty-seven were not connected vth any
rclisrious denomination. -
CI "Illustrated with cuts," said a young
urchin as he drew his pocket knie across the
leaves of his grammcr. "Illustrated with cuts,"
reiterated the schoolmaster, as be drew his cane
across the back of tho young u'chin.
Love one human bcingurely and warm
ly, and you will love all! Tho heart in this
heaven, like the wanderinf sun, sees nothing
from the dew-drop to th ocean, but a mirror
which it warms and fills.
rZs'"Vat mit be thJ reason dat Shoscph
wouldn't shlecp mit Dtifar's wife?" inquired
au honest DntchmamSf his boy.
"Sphose he wasn'tWpy," replied tho young
ster. mSome one peaking of tho venerable ap
pearance of a stutp orator, says, he stood up
like 'one of 'emwith his bald head and hands
in his brccchesSockets.
rT7An Iris) gentleman lately fought a duel
with his intiyate friend because he jocosely as
serted that p was born without a shirt to his
back. . .
KPStf Him!A Scotch gentleman pets
the posb&o stamps the wrong way upon his let
ters, aiX calls it, wiih a tender feeling, Turn-
inr a ;nnv ,
0 p - ....
- f I i
CThe way to be happy go without your
breAfast and dinner, and sec if you don't feel
ha'py when it is supper time.
K7 Wo "have "met the enemy and they aro
ures,' as the old woman said after sho had
slain about a peck of bed -bqgs.
HP A young man -.who has recently cot
married, says he did not find it half so hard WhUclpi d5 Vl? f
get married as to get the furnitnre
THE RED FLAG VlCTORIOUt?.-Tb Blood
lted liitonur Boats tn triumph on the "OW Cor.
ttsr ftrrr," where A. M. Hiixa has just opened tho
cheapest and most splendid assortment of tioods
ever dilay'1. before this community, and exactly
adapted to their many and various necessities
Every variety o II aU, Caps, Bonnets, linobt
Shoes, Cloths, Cassimeres. and all other , kinds of
dry-goods, that are unapproachable by any othor
similar articles, either iu beauty of stylo, quality,
or prico. V ,
Also an excellent assortment of Groceries, Hard
ware, Stone and tiuecusware, with fancy articles
ad iitJtMttiftn.- .
Ha defies competition, and invites all persons t
give him acall at the liOil Corntr,". which has tru
ly become tho 'Kaiarr' of Clearfield. -
Kvery attention will be shown to customers and
Visitors, and no pains will be uparedto send all
muling away, loaded with his beautiful and valua
ble goods, never surpassed in Clearfield
' " ' A. M. HILLS
Clearfield, Juncl5, 18i4-ly.
EW GOODS AT THE CASfl STORE. The
subscriber has just received a large and well
selected stock of GOODS of almost every descrip
tion suitable to tho season, which he is sell ine oft
at extremely low prices. Ho respectfully invites
the attention of all who wish to buy good Goods at
tho lowest prices, to call at thffsign of the 'Cheap-
Country produce of almost every disruption ta
ken at market prices in exchange for goods
Persons wishing to purchase, and receive a fair
equivalent for thoir money, will do 'well to giv .
him a call.
Remember the sign of tho CHEAPEST GOOD:?,
on Market street, and call and be convinced that
there is trnth in the words thereon inscribed
June 13, 17M. WM. F.- IRWIN. '
NEW FIltM.-PATTON & SHOWERS wold
inform the public that they have just opened
a new and splendid assortment of Goods of every
variety, at the old stand of U. D. IVttov at Cur
weusvilic.. At their store may bo found, .-dniost
everything adapted to tho wauls and nocotties of
tue peoplo of this region. Press-goods, Laiuis
Laces, Gloves. Cloths, Cassimeres, Clothing, Hat
Caps, Boots, fchoes, Ac, Ac., of the- best quality and
at the lowest prices.
Also a splendid assortment of Hardware, Queens
waro and Groceries.
They invite all persons to givo tharn a call, ful
ly assured they will be ablo to render entire satis
faction.; H. D. PATTON,
' ' ' JOSEPH SHOWERS
Curwensvillo, Juno 15, 1654-ly.
MANSION HOUSE. The subscriber having ta
ken this old established stand, and entirely
refitted aud refurnished it in such a manner as to
vie with any houso in the county, respectfully so
licits a liberal share of public patronage. Every
attention will be shown jo persons stopping at tho
Mansion Ibmse, and no pains will bo spared to
make nheni '"feel at home."
Thbar is well furnished with tho best liquors
and stgars, and the table will at all times be sup
pliedjwith tho best in the market.
Ueprould respectfully invito the public to cive
him acall. JOHN LIVINGSTON.
Clearfield, June 15, 1854.
EMPHILL'S HOTEL. The subscriber would
Inform his friends and tho public generally,
that he still remains at the old stand, where he ia
at all times ready and willing to "entertain stran
gers and travellers." His bar stock od with tho
best liquors, and hie table will always be supplied
with the luxuries of the market.
. Thankful for past favors, he solicits a farther
share of public patronage.
WM. J. HEMPHILL.
Clearfield, Juno 15, lS54-ly.
T R. WFLCfl; Silversmith
-IX and Jeweler, next door to
the Tost Office, Clearfield, Pa.
Watches cleaned and repaired
and, good watches warranted for the space of one
yeaf . Jewelry, Aecordeans and other musical in
struments repaired on the shortest notice, and most
reasonable terms. JJune 15. , 1854. ly.
variety of Boots and Shoes the eheanest
anfl largest assortment in the County, which he of
fev for sale on the lowest terms for e ash or prod ace.
.June 1st., 1854.
TTORSES AND BUGGIES FOR
1.JL HIRE. JAMES CROWTHER
would inform bis friends and the public
generally that he keens for hire horses"
buggies, carriages,Aor on the most reasonable
terms, at his Livery Stable ia Curwensville.
Inquire at the Stago Office' Flemming's Hotel
!' JAMES CROWTHER.
June 15th. 1854.
MA. FRANK, Fashionable Tailor,
"Shaw's Row," below the Mansion
House, will be happy to render his services
to all those wishing clothes made in the la
test style, and meet durable manner.
Clearfield, June 15. .
LR. CARTER Dealers in stoves, bar-iron,
nails, and castings of all kinds. Also plows,
and other agricultural utensils. On Second Street,
under the Republican Office. Sane 15, '64-ly."
TnOMAS SHEA Fashionable Tailor, in Shaw'a
Row, on Market Street, below the Mansion
House, Clearfield, Pa. Jane 15, '54-1 y.
HARRIS, HALE & CO Wnoi.es At DBrcsisTS,
No. 259, Market Street, North sido between
sixth and seventh, Philadelphia. Drags, Medi
cines. Chcmieal,..PaAnt Medicines, Surgical In
struments, Druggist's Glassware, Window Glass;
Paints, Oils, Dyes, Perfumery, Ac, Ac.
JOHN HARRIS, .M. D.
J. SH AUS WOOD,
JOHN M. HALE,
- - ORBISON.
Jane 15, 1754-1 f. " - ' '
CHARLES WINGATE, Dealer in Bonnets,
Shoes, Roots, Dried Palm Leaf Hats, No. 18,
North Fourth Street, Philadelphia, Second Store
below Commerco Street. . June 15, 1854-ly.
ILUAH S. HANSELL A SON, Manufae
turers and Importers of Saddlery, and Sad
dlery Hardware. No. 23 Market Street, Lhiladol
phia. Saddles, Bridlos, Harness, Trunks, Whips,
Saddle Bags, Bridle Filling, Bits, Stirrnps, Bucklcn,
Carpet Bags, ect. June 15, '54-1 t.
BEIDLEMAN A HAY WARD Wholesale Gro
cers, Tea Dealers, and Commission Merchants
No. 273, Market Street, Philadelphia.
- - D. BEIDELMAN,
' - HI VW IDn
Juno 15, 1854-1 yV
TTOOD A CO Extensive Dry-roods Dealer. No.
M.JL 187, Market St., Philadelphia, keep constant-1 i
iv on nana a large, spicnuia, anu cneap niocjt 017
the most fashionable and elegant goods. They in-,
vite country Merchants to call and examine their
splendid assortment, before purchasing elsewhere f
June lo, ii4-iy. - .. ,j j
flALEB COPE A CO, No. 183, Market St., Phil
V- delphia, Dealers in lanens, White Goods. 1
siery, French, English and German Silk Goods,
ccs, Gloves, Bolting Cloths, Ao. June 15, '54-lj
AT. LANE A CO. Wholesale Clothing Stei '
No. 171, Market Street. : Every variety
ready maae i. ioining
constantly on hand.
ready maae Homing, in me most lasiuonable style i
Jonq 15, '541y.
ISAAC M. ; ASHTON. Hat Store, No. 172
Market St., Philadelphia. Hate, Caps, Furs,
Ac, of every variety, and the best quality always
onhaud. Juno 15, 1851-1 r. " '
riOXRAD A WALTON. Hard warn RtAr No
255 Market Street, Philadelphia. Hardware
Iron, Nails, Ac, of every description. -
June lo, tSi4-Jy.. . ; . - .
GEORGE J. WEAVER Jb CO., Nc 19 North W- i
ter Street, Philadelnhia. Dmlers in Camt'
chain, Yarn, Manilla and Hemp Rep8' Red-cords, '.-Clothes-lines,
Ac., Ao.- I June 15, 1854-ly. f
BROOK. TYSON A REH? Wholesale rv J
Good's Store. No. 148. -Mret, Philaa.T
, lJU" I, 1854-1 ;!
TlICnARn GLENX1N, Boot and -.-AVSboe
Mtnufacturer, Shaw's Row Clear- t il
fie I, Pa. , keeps constantly on hand every "
- IWuo- 15, 1854-JyTf
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