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i THE HOMESTEAD.
' " " BY tAy ST-EKCER."
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It is not as it used to be,
When yon and I were young,
When round each elm and maple tree
The honeysuckles clang ;
But still I love tho cottago where
I passed my early years, -Though
not a single face is there
That memory endears.
It is not ns it used to be!
" The moss is on tho roof,
And from their nests beneath the cavc3
The swallows keep aloof.
The robins how they used to siag
When you and I were young ;
And how did flit tho wild boo's wing
The opening flowers among V
It is not as it used to be !
The voice's loved of yore,
. And the forms that we were wont to see.
: Wo'seo and hear no more.
Kb more ! Alas, wo look in vain,
For those to whom wo clung, .
And love as wo can love but once,
When yon and I were young.
THE MOTHER'S LESSOfl7
A Story. From a German Ballad. -
BT EVU SOUTH.
'Twas night, the star-geramed and glittering,
wncn a bereaved mother lay tossing on her bed
. in all the feverish restlessness of unsanctifled
Borrow. Sleep had fled far from her woarv evo
lids; and her grief-burdened heart refused to
Bend 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 mc !" was tho piteous cry
of that breaking heart, and the piercing sound
went up to the still heavens ; but they looked
. xalmly down in their starry beaulyand seemed
10 near it not.
And thus slowly passed the long, wearv hours
of tho night, and naught was hea-d save the
solemn chiming of tho clock, telling, with iron
tongue, that man was drawing hourly nearer
to tho quiet grate.
- . And as the mourner lay listening to Time's
slow, measured strokes, memory was busy with
ino images or the loved and lost. Again they
were before her in all their youthful beautv:
she heard their gleeful voices and felt their
- Tond caresses. The night wind swept cooling
ly into the casement, and, as it touched her
tnrouDing brow, it seemed like tho soft kisses
or her loving children.
Poor mourner! Could earth furnish noma
glc 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 eoflfa and the shroud, again arose on
- h silent air those tones of despairing an
jguish : We is me ! my sons are dead !"
. Then eoftly 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 arc 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
is almost shade is brooding" over the holy
aisles, clothing in shadowy . garments the pale
images of departed saints; wrapping in a mantle
of dimness tho carved sepulchres; throwing
strange gleams over tho tall white columns;
and embracing, with pale arms, cross and pic
ture, aad antiqno shrine. In the midst of this
mysterious light kneel a silent company; each
head is bowed on tho clasped hands, and no
sound is heard save a deep, far distant mur
muring, like tho voice of tho mighty wind
when it passes through the leaves of the dark,
'eld pipes, dwelling in some dim solemn woods.
- Suddenly every head is lifted, and the mourn
er sees in that vast company friends who had
been sleeping long ages in the "silent tomb.
AH 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 as pure as tho snow-flake that
fall3 to the earth. And there was the sister of
her home and heart, tho tried friend of soj
rows shaded hours, who, in dying, left a mighty
void that time could never till. And there
were the "mighty dead," they w hose footsteps,
when living, tracked the 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 ineflablo bright
ness of heaven. They wero all here, all who
bad passed from earth amidst a fond tribute of
tears ai.d regret. ' .
. All wero here save two, those two the most
dearly loved among lho precious company of
the dead ; and wildly scanning the pale group,
the mother called aloud as she missed her chil
dren : "Oh, my sons ! my sons ! would that I
could see them but once "again I"
Then arose a loud voice, aud it said : "Look
to the cast;" and the weeping mother looked.
Oh ! dreadful sight f there, by the sacred al
tar, rested a block and a fearful wheel. Stretch
ed on these dreadful instruments of doom, in
tho coarse garb of tiie prison, wrestling flercc
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 docp silence is agaiu
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
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-ouvj i.uul oec UIO UarK path Of Crime
tuey might hare trod; see tho agony, the
.(tllflTriO flirt TYinf -. '1
shame, the .maternal anguish that might have
swept like a desolating tempest over thy heart-
then thank thy God, in a burst of fervent praise.
that he took them in . unsullied.l'yonth 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
ed windows came streaming the pale moon
light, and beneath its holy rays, the mother
knelt and prayed.
. There fell on her heart a blessed calm, as a
voice whispered to the troubled waves of nor
row, "peace, bo still.'
And the angel of death stole softly in, and
scaled her pale lips forever, whilst repentance
and resignation were breathing from them in
il. . - . e
mo music or prayer.
Oh, weeping mother! who art hanging gar-
lands of sorrow ever fresh over thy children's
tomb, take to thy bereaved heart, and ponder
Luis u oilier s Ajcsson i .
THE Y0U1TQ SOLDIES'S STOBY.
'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 to,tcll you '
It matters very little who or what I cm,' 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, minting, 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, tliat I would have
been converted from a debauchee into an hon
'She is still now as "a frozen rill sleeping
like the streams of winter she will noverwakc
again! . ...
'les, she 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..
'Our dream of love was delicious, but verv
brief. She eloped with mc she became my
Wife. - .. -
My parents heard that I had eloped with the
child of a tradesman, and threatened the ioor
old fellow with ruin and annihilation. It
would not have taken much; to have broken his
heart, lor it was halt gone already ; but what
was done could not 1 undone ; aud I thought
my father and mother loved me too well to
thwart me, and that I had only to briiig 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 cau 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
'My parents prevented this. ' Yes, they hin
dered all. We lived iu 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 her, for both, aud lov
ed them more and more. Then I made up my
mind to return to my father's home.
'One day I went to my little home, after walk
ing, and I found her gone, both gone ! Then
the sleeping devil within me 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 off- 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, and ! silenced
them, and made them turn pale and tremble
uemunaeu my cnna. iney denied any
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knowledge of either. I cursed both, and Ielt
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 parisli work-house.
'I coujd 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 starcd
breast of the 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. x ,
'To lose a parent, to lose a mother one loves
to lose a friend one is devoted to to lose a
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3 cars, is uii jiaimut ; wiiai was lb io inis f as
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 7
'Take ray head in yourto-ms, my dear George,'
she said faintly. 'Take my child in your arms,
too. Kiss mo kiss tho baby. You love us,
do you not ? God bless you ! God protect yon!
Do not separate ns. Do not forget us. I havo
bora 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.
'Little Alice,' I said, arc you going without
I am only going before you,' ehe said : and I
ielt that she was speaking the truth. fI am
I fminn- lvrfr, rm !
your lips ; lift my head ; put my baby's mouth
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tomme! 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.,
Thf-e was a long, deep, impressive pause
and again he went on.
'They inade my heart desolate, wretched and
void; and I I, in turn, desolated their house
hold, and wrecked their peace forever, as they
had two passions to feed and foster the mos
boundless love for me, their only child, and
pride which God forgive them, they had also
given to me, and the latter tho greater, they
sacrificed me to that pride. Well, I trampled
on their pride. Thcv knelt to rao in i.Tin rfnsf
ashes of humility, and I scorned them
'They offered me a bride, the fairest in the
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ianu, ana l only laughed at them. Thev could
nt give mo little Alice, and I had nothing-
else for which to ask. I had a grand funeral
I from that workhouse for my wife and chil I
i anu x put my name on her colin lid. and nftni-
that day I forgot that I had a name or parents
and I felt that I- had avenged Alice, for their
house is a bouse of mourning, and tho world i
to them as to rJi a sepulchre. "
'And this is tho reason that I don't care fo
anything that comes or goes, that happens or
uocs not Happen. I want to be dead. I want
to sleep, and never wake up
The Territory of Kansas
A correspondent of tho Presbrtcrian says
mat tne proposed Territory of Kansas lie
wcst of Missouri. It extends west three or
for hundred miles, and consists principally of
ucautilul and lertile praries. The timber, is
meetly confined to the neighborhood of wate
courses. There is more wood. Tm-T-.,. :
Kansas than in Nebraska, which
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Iowa; and more in the eastern than in the west
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em portion of the territory, where those tree
less plains commence that stretch to the moun
tains. The scarcity of timber is the only lraw-
oacK, and this must prevent parts of it from
becoming thickly settled for a long time. It
would seem, that Providecco designs these
immense prairies, stretching eastward from the
Rocky Mountains for a thousand miles, to bo
Le great Srazinff regicni of North America.
J bt as no uoes tue Mississippi valley for grain
e uuu states lor cotton, and tho Atlant
manuiactunng. Upon the large
l)raific3 of Illinois and Missouri, however.
hcJSes anJ s'nc fences are coming cslcnsive-
3 use &na tnc samc mode of, fencing will
bo adoPte(I in Kansas. Coal is known to exist
iu diu"crcnt sections of tho territory, and it.
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"1U I,ryuaiy oq lound in sufUcieut quantitie
. soil fa wc" adapted to grass and grain,
ttU IU i'or"ns n, especially near the Kan
ias river' therc i8 an excellent hemp land-
. iarming purposes, that portion through
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1MUSd!l runs, wun us numerous
S tributaries, is esteemed the most dosira
oic. i no soil ig surpassed by none in the
West, and at no very distant day the valley of
tne Kansas is destined to become one of the
most attractive iu our country. It is situated
vvuLiu i iiiir I i mill rv n in oe
need bo ; Fort Riley on the Kansas, one hun
dred and sixty miles west of tho Missouri line,
oeing tne central point of the United States,
as near as can be ascertained. Alomr the val-
$y of the Kansas, also, must some day pass the
great thoroughfare between the Atlantic and
Pacific, whether the first Pacific railroad take
this route or not. Copper ore has been found
also in this region
Sinows of Iron.
We wandered into a machine shop vcstcrd.i v
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'J "iuru, up siairs ana downstairs, intelli
gent machines were doing the work, onco done
vy thinking and toiling men. In one place a
cimcKlelieaded afiair, looking like an elephant's
frontispiece, was quietly biting bars of cold
iron m 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, a3 easily as children puncture paper
patcrns with a pin. . .
All by itsclf,in another place, was a machine
that whistled like a boatswain, and rough
boards came forth planed and 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 planing, groving and morticing,
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, some distance from the genius
wc write of, a fire was burning, perhaps to keep
it "just comfortable," and perhaps, not. '
. It was very busy the thing was moving an
arm of polished steol, backward and forward
over a frame equally polished aftl glittcrin"-;
as One in thought sitting by a table, passes his
finffers to and fro. !tlnnMTif s-tvim-wIi tnf,in-.f
7 ounjv, Ul
We say it was busy, and so it tea s ; busy do
ing nothing. It went nowhere :-it hammered
nothing, ground nothing, but just passed its
ponderous arm backward and forward. It nei
ther ate nor spoke, but there, "from early morn
to dewy eve," it timed the toil going on, every
where around and above it. '
Therc were indeed, a few men made of flesh,
sixty or so, hero and there about the establish
ment, furnishing rather than doing the work.
That tiling with the Iron arm works the woii-
dcrs. It will work more. Ar. Y, Tribune.
KjA sailor once had a high dispute with
his wife who wished him to tho devil. "Plague
on me,Pcg,"said he,"if I don't think I should
fare pretty well with the old fellow, a3 I mar
ried into his family."
A liEMXANT OF ASCIENT SCPFBSTITION. A
German, known as Dutch Charlie, wa3 recent
ly murdered in Colorado county, Texas. As
the body was surrounded by people, an Irish
man proposed that those present should sue
cessively place their hands upon the body of
the deceased believing that, whenever the
murderer touched it, the wounds would com
nvence bleeding anew. The suggestion was
acted upon, and, sayes a correspondent of the
Richmond (Texas) Inquirer, as soon as a man
named Ililtebraat applied his hand, the blood
iegan to flow. Hiltebrant 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
ncr. 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 tho Maine Law and I
could die a sober man, and, I think, go to Ilea
ven. Without it I must die a drunkard."
There is a tear in every word. And j-et men
who know not the strength of tho devil which
bjnds the drunkard, will deliberately place
temptations in his path endangering his ruin
in two worlds.
Oitt and Is. A Frenchman, who was trav
eling in a canal boat, was in the cabin at. tin
time the boat was about passing under a bridge
The captain shouted "Look out!" to the pas
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
vcre 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 tue Plank, oS'apoleon tho Great
called the throne "a plank covered with velvet."
Napoleon the little is at present busy "walking
this plank," and though he has kept himself up
hitherto with wonderful good luck, still it would
be too much for any 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 the "sea of difficulties," that, for
some time, has been raging underneath, him.
DC7A raftsman who had drank a little too
freely, fell from tho raft and was drowuing.
when his brother seized him by tho hair, but
the current was strong, and the brother's
strength leing nearly exhausted, he was about
relinquishing 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 Mistake Somewhere. -A lady at Colum
bus, in Ohio, recently inquired of the spirit-
rappers how many children she had.
Four,'rapped the spirit.
The ousband started at the reply, stepped tip
How many chldren have It
Tiro! promptly answered the medium.
Tho husband and wife looked at each other
with an odd smile on their features,for a mo
ment and then remained non-believers. There
had been a mistake made somewhere.
CTTWe remcmlwr 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, hirn j-oii I want Sal Rtinncr, .nd thn
sexton won't let mc take her out till meeting's
Then was the time we roared. '
CCT" What are you doing therc, Jane?"
"Why, pa, I'm going to dye my doll's pina
"But what havo you to dye it with?"
"Beer? who on earth told you that beer would
"Why, ma said yesterday that it was beer
that made your nose so red, and I thought
Q "Here Susan, take this child to bed."
Goon. "Now children," said a schoolmas
ter, "remember what I have told you. All the
misery which afflicts the world, arose from the
fact that Eve stole an applo 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 eais tnc whole on't herself."
A Beautiful Conceit Some author, wc re
member not who, informs us how we became
indebted for the red rose. They wore all of a
pure and spotless white when iu Eden they first
pread out their leaves to the morning sunlight
of creation. Eve, as she gazed upon the tint
loss gem, could not suppress her admiration of
ts beauty, but stooped dowii and imprinted a
warm kiss on its snowy bosom. The rose stole
the scarlet tinge from her velvet lip, and yet
wears it. . - "; .
; Well Answeued. A young wife remon
strated with her husband, a dissipated spend
thrift, on his . conduct. "My love," said he,
'l am only like the prodigal son; I shall re
form by and by." "Aud I will be like the prod-
gal son, too," she replied, "for I will arise and
go to my father," and off she went.
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ii.c nave jNotnings is the namo of
new association at Washington ; composed
ubttdly, u disappointed office-seekers
Stahchino Lixex.-To those who d.ire to impart
to shirt bosoms, ccllars.'and: other fabrics that fine
and beautiful gloss obscrvablo on new linens, tho
following recipe for making gnuv arabic starch will
be most acceptable, and should havo a placo in tue
domestic scrnp-book of every woman who prides
herself upon her capacity as a house-wife and the
neatness of her own, her husband's, and family's
dross; and, if she does not take pride in these things,
her husband is an unfortunate man :
. " Take two ounces of fine white gum arable pow
der, put it into a pitcher, and pour on it a pint or
more of boiliDg water, "according to. the degree
etrensth you desiro, and then, having covered it,
let it set all night. In the morning, pour it care
fully from tho dregs into a clean bottle, cork it,
and keep it for use. A tablespoonful of gum-wa-
ter stirred into a pint of starch that has been mad
in the nsual manner will givo the lawns (cither
white, black, or printed) a look of newness, when
nothin else can restore them after washing. It is
also good, much diluted, for thin white muslin and
To Produce Cherries without Stokes. "In
tne spring, belore the circulation of the sap, a
young seedling cherry-tree is split from the upper
extremity down to tho fork" of iu roots ; then, by
means of a pieco of wood in the form of a spatula,
the pith is carefully removed from the tree, in such
a manner as to avoid any excoriations or other in
jury ; a knife is used only forconunencing tho split.
Afterwards the two tactions are brought together,
and tied with woolen, care being taken to close her
metically with clay tho wholo length of th cleft,
Tho sap soon reunites the separated portions of the
tree, and, two years afterwards, cherries are produ
ced of tho usual appearance, but, instead of stones,
thcro will only be small soft pellicles.""
Hints to Lovers of Flowers. A most beauti
ful and easily-attained show of evergreens may be I
bad by a very simple plan, which has been found
io answer, remarKawy wen on a small scale. If
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6;ijiiiu ii wuuvum mici; uuiii luAunaui nun new-
thy trees, just before the winter sets in, bo cut as
for slips, and immersed in soap-water, they will, af-
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tcr drooping for a few days, shed their leaves, put
mnuiivcu viur,oiiuiVUUUUl, IU UUl Vigor III
thA winter r.Wr.in; n,K- e ii...
the winter. By placing a number of bottles thus
filled in a flower-basket, with moss to conceal tho
bottles, a show of evergreens is easily insured for
tho wholo season. They require no fresh water.
Opodeldoc. This lotion being a valuable appli-
canon lor sprains, mmoago, weakness otjoints, &c
and it being difficult to procure cither pure or fresh-
ly made, we givo a receipt for its praparatkm :
Hissolvo an ounce of camphor in a pint of rectified
spirits of wine, then dissolve four ounces of hard
white Spanish soap, scraped thin, in four ounces of
oil of rosemary, and mix them together.
A vert pretty and economical finish for sheets
pillow-cases, Ac, may be made from the cut-
tmgs of bleached muslin : Cut oue and a half inch
squares, and fold them bias, from corner to corner,
then fold again, so as to form a point, seam on to the
straight sido on raw edge and faco on a strip to cov
er tho seam.
Mildew Staixs are very difficult to remove from
incn. The most effectual way is to rub soap on the
pots, then chalk, aud bleach the garment in the hot
Io take Ikk oht op Mahooaxv. Mix, in a tea;
spoonful of cold water, a few drops of oil of vitriolt
touch the spot, with a feather dippod in the liquid.
1X7" We'l, Sambo, is , your piaster a good
"Oh, yes, massa, ho very good farmer, he
make two crops in one year,
"How is that Sambo V
"Why he sell his hay in do fall, and make
money once, den
ob de cattle dat die
ntake money twice
Within the last six years, it is said, $1,-
500,000 have been subscribed towards the en-
dowmcnt, of Baptist colleges and seminarie
r ji . i rr- . . . . a.
in mis country, x ue wnoie uumoer oi msiruo-
tors connected with them is 1-31, students over
2,500. - They have graduated over 4,000 stu
dents in all, and their libraries contain more
than 120,000 volumes.
lOf J.he four hundred and twenty-four in
mates of the Insane Asylum at .Uticaduriue.
the past year, ninety wero intemperate one
hundred were addicted to the use of tobacco
twenty-ciffht had no education one hundred
and eighty-seven were not connected th any
UV'iiiustratca wits cuts," said a young
urchin as he drew his pocket knife across the
leaves of his grammcr. "Illustrated withcut3,"
reiterated the schoolmaster, as be drew his cane
across the back of tho young uchin.
CT-Lovc one human bein purely and warm-
ly, and you will love all! I Tho heart in this
heaven, like the wanderirjf sua, sees nothing
from the dew-drop to th ocean, but a mirror
which it warms and fills.
C7"ra mit be tbi reason dat Shoscph
wouldn't slileep mit Bnifar's wife?" inquired
an honest Dutchman,5f his boy.
"Sphoso ho wasn'tiocpy,'? replied tho young-
x J fa I
CEP Some one peaking of the venerable ap
pearance of a stubp orator, says, he stood up
like 'one of 'emwith his bald head and hands
in his breeches, ockets.
r'" A t Trtuf (wntlnninn 1.I,.1 '. ... 1. t - J 1 I
...:n. t.;. ;.ir '. p.: i. . . . . 1
iui ma luuyaic ineuu uecausc nc jocosely as-
serlcd that hi was born without a 'shirt to his
back f j
rr-e.J ...- i . .
wiij ji ajwtvii uiiuman puis i
A 1 . I . I
me postfco siamps tne wrong way unon his let- I
ters, au calls it, with a tender feclintv-Turn-
mg ayinny !
CThe'way to bo hanny co without vour
breifast anl dinner, and sec iryou don't feel
hapy when it is supper time.
D'Wo havo met the enemy aud iliey are
ures,' as the old woman said after sho had
slain i about a peck of bed-bqgs. :.
D3?A young man who has recently got
nas recently got
in the siring he sell de hides j T A. FRANK, Fashionable Tailor, '
for want ob de hav. and til" "" S
- ' i iwuoc, tt ii mxtyj w lujjuur ii is aervices 'w
" I to all those wishing clothes made in the la-' 1
married, says ho did not find it half so hard W.'P
Ect married aa to cet tho. f.,rn;M
FLAO - VICTORIOUS. Tb
A Ucd Iianncr Hots tn trinninh nnthriv i-
rn-r Store, ' where A. M. Hills hu just open! tho
I .... l.r... .i. : . .7 '
V? - 2 J
Every variety qf Ha is, Cnt, Bmnrfs.
Shoes, Cloths, Cassimcres. and J other kinds of
Ti: T1!? 3SJ h
or ,,ri.0. ' v cljr"-'
Also an exrsellont assortment of Groceries Hard
ware, Stone and Uuecnsware, with fancy article
rut iiifimt urn. . .
Ha defies competition, and invites all persona t
give him a call at the "OM Corir,". whi.-.h hag tru
ly bucoine tho 'Kaiarr' of Clearfield. -
Krery attention will be shown to customers and
Visitors, and no pains will be spared to sund all
proilingaway, loaded with his beautiful and valua-
f I blc goods, never surpassed in Clearfield
I ' ' , " . ' . A. M. HILLS
"JVEW GOODS AT THE CASII STORE The
J subscriber has Just received a large and wcl I
f?lectcd. f GOODS of almost everv descrip
I uuu xuiisuiti w iuo season. -hiM, i '
I at extremely low prices, lie rcspectfullv invito
I tJ' attention of all who wish to buy good Goods at
Country produce of almost every diseriptioa ta.-
ken at market prices in exchange for Roods
Persons wishing to purchase.
equivalent for thoir money, will do-well to civ,
him a call. .
KemcraVr the sijrn of lha CHEAPEST nrtnrt
on Market street, and call and be convinced that
there is truth in tho words thereon inscribed.
oune i. AYM. F.: IRWIN.
NEW rilOI.-PATTON SHOWERS weald
inform the public that they have just opened
a new and splendid assortment of Goods of cverv
variety, at the old stand of U. I). Patto at Car
wensvillc. At their store may bo found, .almost
everything adapted to tho wants and ncco&iue3 of
the people of this region. Dress-goods, Jams
Laces, Gloves Cloths, Camercs, Clothing, Hat
Caps, IJoots, fchoes, Ac, 4c., of tho best quafity and
at the loweat prices.
Also a splendid assortment of Hardware, Qums
waro and Groceries. '
They invite all Persons tfk ri v tYtrvm nii r..t
ly assured they will be able r.VA ."ZZ'll
taction.; ii n patthv
. JOSEPH SHOWERS
Curwensvillo, Juno 15, lS54-ly.
-m TENSION HOUSE. The miU-,..:....
I ! L..iv:. .ii ....... uos
j.?-m. Kcuwusuiu esiAimsiiod Stand, and entirely
fitted and refurnished it in such a manner as to
uZuVltSSJr ?.uaty;rT""y w-
licits a liberal snare of public patronage. Every
attention will be shown Jp persons stopping at tht
; ' W HI W MIWC'l IO
makc:heni ' feel at home."
ThL bar is well famished with tho bost liquors
and sgars, and the table will at all times bo san-
licjvould respectfully invite the public to rive
h im a call . JOHN LIVING STON .
fiicu;.tut mcci Ait ujb inarKCl.
liiearneia, June 15, 1554.
TJEMPH ILL'S HOTEL. The subscriber would
XX Inform his friends and the public jrenerallv
that h still remains at the old stand, where he is
at all times ready and willine to "entertain Gran
gers and travellers." His bar stocked with tho
best liquors, and his table will always be supplied
with the luxuries of the market.
Thankful for past favors, ha
share of public patronage. v
WM. J. HEMPHILL.
Clearfield, Juno 15, ISM-ly.
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, Aecordcans and other musical in
struments repaired on the shortest notioe, and most
reasonable terms. Uune 15. . 1854. It.i
TJICIIAKLJ GLEJfA'IW, Boot and rfm
XlShoo Jltnufaetnrer, Shaw's Row Clear- 7i
fieLi, Pa. , keeps constantly on hand every LU.
r 1 . i t?i . i . i . w
var'etv of BooU and Shoea th h
and largest assortment in the County, which ho of
fen for sale on the lowest terms for cash or produce.
IS. , 104. , . .
TTORSES AND BUGGIES FOR
M.M. IIIUE JAMES CROWTHER
would inform bia friends aud the public
generally in at no keeps for hire horses"
Buggies, carriacres.Ao. on the most nunniM
terms, at his Livery Stable iu Curwensville.
inquire at tne btago Office' Flemming's Hotel
June 15th. 1854. . ,
test style, and moet 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 tho Republican Office. Sane 15, '54-ly."
HOMAS SHEA Fashionable Tailor, in Shaw's
Row, on Market Street, below the Mansion
House, Clearfield, Pa. June 15, 'ai-lj.
HARRIS, HALE k CO Wholes al Dbvcoisis,
No. 259, Market Street, North sido between
sixth and seventh, Philadelphia. Drugs, Medi
cines. CucirueaLv Jfatent Medieines, Surgical In
struments, Druggist's Glassware, Window Glass,
Paints, Oils, Dyes, Perfumery, Ac., Ac.
JOHN HARRIS, .51. L.
. J. SnARSWOOD,
JOHN M. HALE,
. -E.-B. ORBISON.
Jane 15, 1754-1 y. . - .
CHARLES WINGATE, Dealer in Bont3,
Shoes. Hoots. Dried Palm Leaf Hata. No. IS.
North Fourth Street, Philadelphia, Seoond Store
Delow Uommcrco btrcet, . June la, lS54-ljr.
ILLIAM S. HANSELL A SON, Manufao
turcrs and Importers of Saddlery, and Sad
dlery Hardware. No. 23 Market Street, Lhiladcl-
pijj Satldlcs, Bridles, Harness, Trunks, Whips.
Saddle Bags, Bridle Filling, Bits, Stirrups, Buckles,
Carpet Bags, ect
June 15, '54-ly.
BEIDLEMAN & HAYWARD Wholesale Gro
cers, Tea Dealers, and Commission Merchants.
No. 273, Market Street, Philadelphia.
' ' " " A. HAYWARD.
June 15, 1854-ly."
TTOOD & CO Extensive Drv-eoods Dealer. No.
JlJL 187, Market St., Philadelphia, keep constant-
!? on ha,1,i .IarS?; splendid, and cheap stock of,
the most fashionable and elegant goods. TheyjnVf
vito country Merchants to call and examine tbeif
plen.ii. I assortment, before porcnasing elsewhere' I
June 15, l54-ly. I j
"iALEB COPE A CO, No. 133, Market St., PhiS
Vy delphia, iloalers in lnnens, Wnito Goods. 1
eierv. French, English and German Silk Goods.
ccs, Gloves, Bolting Cloths, Ae. June 15, '54-lj
" " r ..,.uli,s o
JX.9 No. 171, Market Street Every variety
ready maaetiotaing, in tne most lasiuonable stylck ,
constantly on nana. Jang 15, '541y. '
M.C . . ASHTONHat Store, No. 17
a iarKct &c, i niiaaeipina. liau. Caps, Furs.
r w -.I-v- . .J 11. . 1 a - . .
i0 ' PI vwieijr, u iub ocsi quality always
onlaDa- lJnno 15-y .
COM4 AU WAL.ION. Hardware Store, No.
255 Market Street, Philadelnhin Hardware
Iron, Nail3, Ac., of every description. - -
June la, i.on-ij.. .
GORGE J. WEAVER .A CO, No-19 North Wa
ter Street, 'Pb.iladclr.hia. n,ler in
chain, Yarn, Manilla and Hemp Ropes, Ited-cordk
Clothes-lines, Ac., Ao.; Jan 15, 1854-1 y. ;
BROOK. TYSON REKJWholesalo prv !
Good's Store, No. 14(5, -'ktftreet; Philadel," f
i : " -I.I tin a ft " f
phio. , r J- IJnne 15 1854-1 -
-nT. r? xt. I
hilZVxtl ZJ? 1 Street-. 1
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