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Having recently made additional im provements t< our office, we arc pre pared to execute all orders for PLAIN ANT) FANCY JOB PRINTING, With dispatch and in the most SUP £ Bio B STY LE. CIRCULARS, LETTER HEADS, RILL HEADS, CHECKS, CERTIFICATES, BLANKS. DEEDS, REGISTERS, RE CEIPTS, CARDS. HEADINGS, ENVEL OPES, SHOW RILLS, IIANDRILLS, IN VITATIONS, LA RELS, if r. d-r. Our facilities for printing POSTERS, PROGRAMMES, Ac., FOR CONCERTS AND EXHIBITIONS, ARK UNSURPASSED. "PUBLIC SALE" BILLS Printed at short no tire. We can insure complete satisfaction as hi time and price rpHE INQUIRER B O OK S T O R E, opposite the Mengel House, BEDFORD,PA The proprietor takes pleasure in offering to the public the following articles belonging to the Book Business, at CITY RETAIL PRICES : MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS. N O V E L S. BIBLES, HYMN BOOKS, AC.: Large Family Bibles, Small Bibles, Medium Bibles, Lutheran Hymn Books, Methodist"Hytnn Books, Smith s Dictionary of the Bible, History of the Books of the Bible, Pilgrim's Progress, Ac , Ac , Ac. Episcopal Prayer Books, Presbyterian Hymn Books, SCHOOL BOOKS. TOY BOOKS. STATIONERY, Congress, Legal, Record. Foolscap, Letter, Congress Letter, Sermon, Commercial Note, Ladies' Gilt, Ladies" Octavo, Mourning, French Note, Bath Post, Damask Laid Note, Cream Laid Note, Envelopes, Ac. WALL PAPER. Several Hundred Different Figures, the Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county, for sale at prices CHEAPER THAN EVER BOLD in Bedford. BLANK BOOKS. Day Books. Ledgers, Aecount Books, Cash Books, Pocket Ledgers. Time Books, Tuck Memorandums, Pass Books, Money Books, Pocket Books, Blank Judgment Notes, drafts, receipts, Ac INKS ANI) INKSTANDS. Barometer Inkstands, Gutta Percha, Cocoa, and Morocco Spring Pocket Inkstands, Glass and Ordinary Stands for Schools, Flat Glass Ink WelD and Rack, Arnold's Writing Fluids, Hover's Inks, Carmine Inks. Purple Inks, Charlton's Inks, Kukolon for pasting, Ac. PENS AND PENCILS. Gi llot's, Cohen's, Hollow bush A Carey 's, Payson, Dunton. and Scnbncr's Pens, Clark's Indellihle, Faher's Tablet, Cohen's Eagle, Office, Faber s Guttknecht's, Carpenters Pencils. PERIODICALS. Atlantic Mon:bly, Harper's Magazine, Madame Demorest's Mirror of Fashions, Electic Magazine, Godey's Lady's Book, Galaxy. Lady's Friend, Ladies' Repository. Our Young Folks, Nick Nax, Yankee Notions, Budget of Fun. Jolly Joker, Phunny Phellow, Lippineott's Magazine, Riverside Magazine, Waveriy Magazine, Bailou's Magazine, Gardner's Monthly. Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated, Chimney Corner, New York Ledger, New York Weekly, Harper's Bazar, Every Saturday, Living Age, Putnam's Monthly Magazine, Arthur's Home Magazine, Oliver Optic's Boys and Girl's Magazine Ac. Constantly on hand to accomodate those who want to purchase living reading mattter. Only a part of the vast number of articles per taining to the Book and Stationery business, which we are prepared to sell cheaper than the ••In apest. are above enumerated Give us a call We buy and sell for CASH, aud by this arrange ment we expect to sell as cheap as goods of this class are sold apvwhere jar2,>l aUsrcUnucousi. Tji L i C T R I (' TELEGRAPH IN CHINA. THE EAST INDIA TELEGRAPH COMPANYS OFFICE, Nos. 23 & 25 Nassau Street, NEW YORK. Organised under special charter from the State of New York. CAPITAL $5.000, OtlO 50,000 SHARES, $lOO EACH. I) I R E C T O R S. Hot ANDREW G CIIRTIN. Philadelphia PAUL S. FORBES, of Russell A Co., Chiaa. FRED. BUTTERFIELD, of F Bu tterfield A C New York. ISAAC LIVERMORE, Treasurer Michigan Cen tral Railroad, Boston. ALEX ANDER HOLLAND, Treasurer American Express Company, New York. Hon JAMES NOXON, Syracuse, N. Y. O. 11. PALMER, Treasurer Western Union Tele graph Company, New York. FLETCHER WESTRAY, of Westray, Oibbs A liardeastle. New York. NICHOLAS MICKLES, New York. OFFICERS. A. O. CURTIN, President. N. MICKLES, Vice President OEORUE ELLIS (Cashier National Bank Com- monwealth,) Treasurer. HON. A. K. McCLL'RE, Philadelphia, Solicitor. The Chinese Government having (through the Hon, Anson Burlingame) conceded to this Com pany the privilege of connecting the great sea ports of the Empire by submarine electric tele graph cable, we propose commencing operations in China, and laying down a line of nine hundred miles at once, between the following ports, vis : Population. Canton 1,600,000 Macoa 60,000 Hong-Kong 250,000 Swatow - 200,000 Amoy 250.000 Foc-Chow..- 1.250,000 Wan-Chu 300,000 Ningpo 400,000 Hang Chean 1,200,000 Shanghai - 1,000,008 Total 5,910,000 These ports have a foreign commerce of $900,- 000.000, and an enormous domestic trade, besides which we have the immense internal commerce of the Empire, radiating from these points, through its canals and navigable rivers. The cable being laid, this company proposes erecting land lines, and establishing a speedy and trustworthy means of communication, which must command there, as everywhere else, the commu nications of the Government, of business, and of social life especially in China. She has no postal system, and her only means now of commuuicating information is by couriers on land, and by steam ers on water. The Western World knows that China is a very large country, in the main densely peopled; but few yet realize that she contains more than a third of the human race. The latest returns made to her central authorities for taxing purposes by the local magistrate make her population Four hun dred and Fourteen mil/ions, and this is more likely to be under than over the actual aggregate. Nearly all of these, who are over ten years old, not only can but do read and write. Her civili zation is peculiar, but her literature is as exten sive as that of Eurepe. China is a land of teach ers and traders ; and the latter are exceedingly quick to avail themselves of every proffered facili ty for procuring early information. It is observed in California that the Chinese make great use of the telegraph, though it there transmits messages in English alone. To-day great numbers of fleet steamers are owned by Chinese merchants, and used by them exclusively for the transmission of early intelligence. If the telegraph we propose connecting all their great seaports, were now in existence, it is believed that its business would pay the cost within the first two years of its suc cessful operation, and would steadily increase thereafter No enterprise commends itself as in a greater degree renumerative to capitalists, and to our whole people. It is of vast national importance commercially, politically and evangelically. stock of this Company has been un qualifiedly recommended to capitalists and busi ness men, as a desirable investment by editorial articles in the New York Herald, Tribune, World, Times, Post, Express, Independent, and in the Philadelphia North American, Press, Ledger, Inquirer, Age, Bulletin and Telegraph. Shares of this company, to a limited number, may be obtained at $5O each, $lO payable down, $l5 on the Ist of November, and $25 payable in monthly instalments of $2.50 each, commencing December 1, 1868, on application to DREXEL A CO., 34 South Third Street, PHILADELPHIA. Shares can be obtained in Bedford by applica tion to Heed A Schell, Bankers, who are author ized to receive subscriptions, and can give all ne cessary information on the subject. sept2syl combine style with neatness of fit. And moderate price* with the beet workmanship JONES' ONE PRICE CLOTHING HOUSE 604 MARKET STREET, GEO W. NIEMANN. PHILADELPHIA. [sepll,'6B.yl J Li AVE YGUK TIME and MONEY by going to Q R. Oster A Co. lor cheap and be convinced that the assertion of one man selling 100 per cent, cheaper than an other is simply nonsense. Ladies' cotton hose at JO, 12,15, 20 cts. and upwards. jun2sml ficofland'ji (folwmn. you ALL HAVE HEARD OF HOOFLAND S GERMAN BITTERS, AHD HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC. Prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia. Their introduction into this country from Ger many occurred in 1825. * THEY CURED YOUR FATHERS AND MOTHERS, Ami will cure you and your children. They are entirely different from-w-w the many preparations now in the country cal I—l led Bitters or Tonics. They are no tavern A A preparation, or any thing like one ; but good, honest, reliable medi cines They are The greatest known remedies for Liver Complaint, DYSPEPSIA, Nervous Debility, JAUNDICE, Diseases of the Kidneys, ERUPTIONS OF THE SKIN, and all Diseases arising from a Disordered Liver, stomach, or IMPURITY OF THE BLOOD Constipation, Flatulence, Inward Piles, Fullnos of Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stomach, Nausea, Heartburn, Disgust for Food, Full ness or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Eruc tations, Sicking or Fluttering at the Pit of the Stomach, Swimming of the Head, Hurried or Difficult Breathing, Fluttering at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensa I ft tions when in a Lying Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs before the sight. Dull Pain in the Head, Defi ciency oi Perspiration. Yellowness of the Skin and Eyes, Pain in the Side, Back, Chest, Limbs, etc., Sudden Flushes of HeaL Burning in the Flesh. Constant Imagi nings of Evil and Great Depression of Spirits. All these indicate diseases of the Liver or Di gestive Organs, combined with impure blood. lIOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS is entirely vegetable and oontains no liquor. It is a compound of Fluid Extracts. The Roots, Herbs, and Barks from which these extracts are made, are gathered in Germany. All the medi cinal virtueu? are ex tracted from them by a scientific Chemist. | ft These extracts are then forwarded to this VJ country to be used ex pressly for the manufacture of these Bitters There is no alcoholic substanee of any kind used in compounding the Bitters, hence it is the only Bitters that can be used in esses where alcoholio stimulants are not advisable. HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC is a combination of all the ingredients of the Bit ters, with PURE Santa Crux Rum. Orange, etc. It is used for the same diseases as the Bitters, in case where some pure alcoholic stimulus is required. You will bear in miud that these remedies are en tirely different from any others advertised for the cure of the diseases named, these being scientific preparations of medicinal extracts, while the oth ers are mere decoctions of rum in some form The TONIC is decidedly one of the most pleasant and agreeable remedies ever offered to the public. Its taste is exquisite. It is a pleasure to take it, while its life-giving, exhilarating, and medicinal quali ties have caused it to be known as the greatest of all tonics. DEBILITY - There is no medicine equal to Hoofiand's Ger man Bitters or Tonic in cases of Debility. They impart a tone and vigor to the whole system, strengthen -1- the appetite, cause an enjoyment of the food, enable the stomach to di fest it, purify the blood, give a good, sound, ealthy complexion, eradicate the yellow tinge from the eye, impart a bloom to the cheeks, and change the patient from a short-breathed, emaci ated, weak, and nervous invalid, to a full-faced, stout, and vigorous person. Weak and Delicate Children are made strong by using the Bitters or Tonic. In fact, they are Family Medicines. They can be administered with perfect safety to a child three months old, the most delicate female, or a man of ninety. These remedies are the best Blood Purifiers ever known and will care all diseases resulting from bad blood. Keep your blood pure ; keep your Liver in order, -w- keep your digestive organs in a sound, I healthy condition, by the use of these reme JLi dies, and no diseases will ever assail you. The best men in thecountry recommend them. If years of honest reputation go for anything, you must try these preparations. FROM lION. GEO. W WOODWARD, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylva nia. PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 1867 I find that "Hoofland's German Bitters" is not an intoxicating beverage, but is a good tonic, use ful in disorders of the digestive organs, aud of great benefit in cases of debility aud want of ner vous action in the system Yours Truly, GEO. W. WOODWARD. FROM lION. JAMES TAOMPSON. Judge of the Supreme Conrt of Pennsylvania. PHILADELPHIA, April 88, 1866 I consider "Hoofland's German Bitters" a valua ble medicine in case • of attaeks of Indiges tion or Dyspepsia. I \ can certify this from my experience of it. J-JL Yours, withrespoct, JAMES THOMPSON FROM REV. JOSEPH H. KENNARD, D. D , Pastor of the Tenth Baptist Church, Philadelphia. DR. JACKSON—BEAR SIR I have been fre quently requested to connect my name with rec ommendations of different kinds of medicines, but regarding the practice as out of my appropriate sphere, I have in all cases declined ; but with a clear proof in various instances, and particularly in my own family, of the usefulness of Dr. Hoof land s German Bitters, I depart for once from my usual course, to express my full conviction that for general debility of the system, and es pecially for Liver Com m-r plaint, it is a safe and valuable prepare [XI tion. In some cases it may fail ; bat usual-i-v ]y, I doubt not, it will be very beneficial to those who suffer from the above causes. Yours, very respectfully, J H KENNARD, Eigth, below CoatesStreet. CAUTION. Hoofland's German Remedies are counterfeited. The Genuine have the signature of C. M. JACK SON on the front of the outside wrapper of each Kittle and the name of the article blown in eaoh bottle All others are counterfeit. Price of the Bitters, $1 per bottle; Or, a half dozen for $5. Price of the Tonic, #1 50 per bottle; Or, :i half dozen for $7 50. The tonic is pat up in <jurt bottles, Reoollect that it is Dr Hoofland's German Remedies that are so universally used and so highly recommended; w—v and do not allow the Druggist to induce I lyou to take anything else that he may say-L-'is just as good, be cause he makes a larger profit on it. These Reme dies will be sent by express to any locality upon application to the PRINCIPAL OFFICE, At the German Medicine Store. No 631 ARCH STREET, Philadelphia. CIIAB. M. EVANS, PROPRIETOR. Formerly C M JACKSON A Co. These Remedies are for sale by Druggists, Store keepers and Medicine Dealers everywhere. Do not forget to examine the articltfoou tisjr in order to get the genuine. may2V'6Byl BEDFORD, PA, FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 23, 1869. fhe ©axftte. For the Bedford Gaiotte. THE BROAD TOP COAL AND IRON RE GION. The Keuable ( Ml d I>" < FarMM* at HMdelsburf la hlaat 1 complete Nueeeaa of this pioneer enter prise. In this age of aceellerated progress in the industrial arts, little time is afford ed in reviewing the stages of progress in their development. They pass in rapid review, as the mile posts gleam for a moment before the vision of the rail-road passenger. But even in the rapid progress of the present age, there are stations dotted along it, which claim a passing notice. Fifteen years go the eagle eye of capital looked anxiously on the broad acres of this Coal Field. Scanning its eighty square miles of coal measures, and testing the outcrops of its coal seams. The old settlers looked in amaje at this inflow of coal hunters and were puzzled to know what induced these strangers to pay so frequent and as siduous attention to the topography of their rugged and uninviting Region. Perhaps there lurked in their minds a vague thought that the keepers of some of our benevolent institutions had been somewhat derelict in their duty. The exhibition however, of gold pieces, in payment for their poor and rocky lands, removed this impres sion, and the homesteads of the Broad Toppers' passed into the possession of these strangers! In 18.06 the Broad Top rail-road was opened from Huntingdon to the mines Shoup's Run, and subsequently its base extended along the Raystown Ju niata from Saxton to Hopewell and Mt. Dallas, reaching out branches up the three valleys which are cut deeply a cross the Coal Field nearly at right angles totbis base. The latter part of this year inaugura ted the opening of the Coal Trade from the Region, and tested practically the value of Broad Top Coal at the various points of consumption along the Penn-. sylvania rail road and canal and in the seaboard cities. It was received with considerable approbation by consumers, and distinguished itself particularly for generating steam and for use in the various branches of the manufacture of iron. With a steadily increasing demand from year to year, additional mines were opened, improvements erected, and miner's hamlets dotted quite thickly over a large portion of the field. For ten years the main thought was directed to the develop ment and shipment of its coal. This was the era of coal. During the latter part of this period, pioneer minds were slowly but surely grasping the problem so prominently set forth in this Region—an inexhaustible supply of pure mineral fuel in the Coal Field, flanked along its western base by a great valley, along which outcropped the rich depositsof the fossiliferousand hematite iron ores. The Raystown Juniata with its accompanying rail road, divided the ores from the fuel and suggested a Ixise of operations, olong which they could be readily united and smelted. But simple as was the act of the fal ling apple, it required the genius of a Newton to appreciate this illustration of the law of gravity. It required capital to erect furnaces, and most of those familiar with the resources of Broad Top, had already largely invest ed In its coal lands and coal business. Besides, there were other questions which come up in the discussion, will your Broad Top coke make good iron ? Are you sure you have abundance of iron ore? The coke had not made iron in this Region and hence suggested a doubt in the minds of capitalists. True, the iron ores had been thoroughly tested, for they had been and were now being smelted at various points in the Re gion with charcoal. But as the primeval forest was fast disappearing and the charcoal iron masters looked aghast at the widely increasing circle of their charcoal sup ply, the continuation of this mode of iron making could not be entertained. And here, for a breaf time, the matter rested. Presently the Cambria Iron Co. began shipping these ores to smelt at their works. If they could be success fully worked at Johnstown with coke, why not in Broad Top? In 1867, L. T. Wattson, Esq., then Prest. of the Huntingdon and Broad Top R. R., introduced this matter to a number of New York gentleman, who visited the Region and purchased coal and iron ore lands, soon after organi zing a company under the name of the KembleCoal and Iron Co., of whom the lion. William Kelley is President. L. T. Wattson, Esq., Vice Prest. and R. A. Wight, Esq., Sect, and Treas. During the following year they com menced the erection of a large furnace at Riddlesburg, which has been com pleted and is now in blast. The construction of the furnace, af ter a design by F Rumpf, Esq., of New York city, was intrusted to David Worden, Esq., the present Su perintendent, under whose superior skill and untiring energy, this noble furnace has been brought to a success ful issue. The furnace, is II feet wide at bosh, 8 feet at tunnel head, and 60 feet high. Its outside base is a trunca ted pyramid, having a base of 32 feet square. The masonry is heavy coursed, well banded, ashlar work, of Mahon ing Sandstone. The tuyere arches are turned with hard red brick, and the interior of the furnace has a double 11* ning of 21 inch fire brick. The blowing engine is of the most modern and approved plan, possessing sufficient surplus power to increase the blast, over the usual pressure of 31 to 4 pounds per square inch, in any exi gency which may arise in its working. A pumping attachment supplies water to the water lift for hoisting the ores and fuel and for the various uses incident to a large furnace. The hot blast oven is erected after the improved Player patents, which in sures a high heat equally diffused over the cast iron heating pipes, and is not injuriously concentrated at any. one point. Ample boiler room has been provi ded and the furnace gases utilized in making steam and heating the hot blast oven. Indeed the whole improvements and appliances, regarded in all the ele ments of strength, stability, ample power, skillful construction, and em bodying the most recent improvements, has excited the admiration of all who have visited it. It is located at the village of Riddlesburg at the mouth of Six Mile Run; it has coal 1J miles a bove it, and abundance of red hema tite iron ore at Tatesville mine, 10 miles south of it. All these supplies are alongside and carried over the Broad Top Rail Road to the furnace at Riddlesburg. The furnace was' put in blast the 3d inst. During the first week of its op erations it has made 80 tons of superior No. 2 grey foundry metal. When full load and blast shall be attained, it is expected that 120 tons of metal per week will be produced. The opera tions thus far have demonstrated the main question—the excellent quality of Broad Top Coke. This result is ex ceedingly gratifying to the pioneer friends of Broad Top and initiates the era long and anxiously looked fer tile iron making era— the advent of increasing prosperity to the whole Re gion. The distinguished gentlemen com posing the Kemble Coal and Iron Co., have placed the friends of Broad Top Region under deep obligations by the exhibition of their faith in its resources, the investment of a large amount of capital, and the application of their practical experience in the manufac ture of iron. No company yet operating in the Re gion has excited so general an interest in their success, and this success has been hailed with unanimous Joy. Our experience teaches us that the old proverb is true-''misfortune comes not singly," but it is evident also that converse of this proposition is also truth. For, during the progress of the construction of this furnace, explora tions west of Marklesburg, developed presence of a mammoth seam of rich iron ore along the flank of Tussey's Mountain. There it was opened 9 feet thick. Recent openings on the same deposit traced to the Powelton Coal & Iron Co's lands, west of Coffee Run, show a solid seam of iron ore 21 feet thick ! This Is not a "pocket," but a continuous seam of excellent iron ore, in the Levant series, Clinton groupe, and extending as far as the measures extend in which it is inclosed. The one has been used and tested in the furnaces of the Cambria Iron Co. and declared excellent. Who shall map out the future of Broad Top, with its inexhaustible supply of coal and coke on the eastern flank of its Rail Road, and its inexhaustible supply of rich iron ores along its western flank. Minds that are open to the analyses of great facts, may, measurably catch gleaming of accellerated Industry in this long neglected department; and to some extent work out the rapid growth of furnaces contributing their products to the increasing demands of an age—an age when the wealth, power and civilization of nations are measured and estimated by the stan dard of iron. But who can fully ap preciate the various branches of hu man industry that will be induced by the success of this pioneer furnace and the recent develoments of iron ores. Truly, Broad Top gleams under the brightening rays of a new era. Solv ing the great problem so long and clearly indicated to man by the Crea tor of all—the union in the furnace of the twin sources of industry and wealth —coal and iron ore. We hail with unmingled delight the dawn of tho iron era. J. F. SAXTON, PA., July 10, 1869. Young MAX, YOU'RE WANTED.— A lady writer under this heading, hits off the men as follows: "A woman wants you. Don't forget her. Don't wait to be rich ;if you do, ten to one you are not fit to be married. Marry while you are young and strug gle up tegether. Bnt mark, young man, the woman don't want you if she is to divide her affections with a cigar, spittoon or whisky Jug. Neith er does she want you if you don't take care of her and the little "after thoughts" which are sure to follow.— Neither does she want you simply be cause you are a man, the definition of which is too apt to be an animal that wears bifurcated garments 011 his lower limbs, a quarter section of stove pipe on his head, swears like a pirate, and is given to filthy practice generally. She wants you for a companion, help mate—she wants you to have learned to regulate your appetite and passions ; in short in the image of God, not in the likeness of a beast." How To STOP BLOOD.— Take fine dust of tea or scrapings of the Inside of tanned leather and bind it close up on the wound, and blood will cease to flow. These articles are at all times accessible, and easy to be obtained. After the blood has ceased to flow, laudanum may be advantageously ap plied to the wounds. Due regard to these Instructions will save agitation of the mind and running for the sur geon, who would make no better pre scription The widow and daughter of the late Peter Cugger propose founding a hospi tal in Albany, N. Y., as a memorial to him. PAH SOU 11.E FKATIUM. The thinking, reflecting men of all parties pronounce l>oth Grant and Geary political humbugs of the first water, and are becoming more and more disgusted every day with their silly and disreputable conduct. Since they have been in power, corruption and venality, in their worst forms, are the order of the day, and shoddy rules supreme from one end of the country to the other. The vilest system of pec ulation permeates every department of the National and State Govern ments, and the treasury of the people is plundered at will by the scavengers of the party in power. The Radical party obtained its ill gotten power by thecry of retrenchment and reform ; and with these promises on its lips it has permitted the thieves and robbers who hang upon its skirts to deplete the treasury by hundreds of millions annually, and to saddle taxes upon the honest industry of the coun try equal to anything experienced by the down-trodden subjects of Asiatic or European Despotisms. For eight long years has the country been ruled as with a rod of iron ; the eyes of the masses have been blinded to the true situation of things; the chains forged fur their enslavement have been welded with more than usual care by their un principled and despotic rulers ; and it will require almost more than super human efforts on the part of the peo ple to release themselves from the ter rible thraldom which has been impo sed upon them by their ruthless task masters. The American people are paying deafly for their folly in eleva ting two such consummate humbugs as Grant and Geary to power. Whatev er may have been the services render ed by them in the late war, and we are not disposed to under/ate the merits of General Grant as a soldier, (as to Geary, we think it would be difficult to find them !) they are confessedly la.ll ures in the high civil capacities to which they have been elected. Neith er of them appear to have the remotest idea of what constitutes real statesman ship,and their Cabinet counsellors seem to be very little better than themselves. Geary is a candidate for re-election to the position of Governor of this great Commonwealth, and asks the people to endorse by their suffrages his imbecility and all the corruptions of his administration. Will they do it? Can it be possible that a majority of the voters of Pennsylvania will be willing to continue the reins of power in the hands of this empty and infla ted demagogue, who has shown him self to be totally unfit for the high aiTtl responsible duties which appertain to the office? We think not. On the contrary, we believe that there is still enough of integrity left in the people to hurl John W. Geary and the vile crew of political cormorants by which he is surrounded.— Pottsvilte Stand ard. ASEFF OX I'TYSSES. Andrew Johnson, ex-President of the United States, is at present in Washington, and has been "inter viewed" by a correspondent, who re ports at length the substance of Mr. Johnson's remarks. A leading featureof Mr. Johnson's conversation was anex presslon of his individual opinion of General Grant, which is given in lan guage more forcible than elegant. He regards President Grant as "the great est farce ever thrust upon a people, lie styles him "a little fellow who has nothing in him. He hasn't a single idea. He has no policy; no conception of what the country re quires. He don't understand the philosophy of a single great question, and is completely lost in trying to comprehend his situation. Mr. Johnson's opinion of Grant's moral virtues is not of a very exalted character. "He is," says A. J., "men dacious, cunning and treacherous. He lied to me flagrantly, and I convic ted him by my whole Cabinet; but that even would have been tolerable had it been the only instance; but it was not. He lied on many other occa sions. * * Physically, mentally and morally he is a nonentity. Why, sir, his soul is so small that you could put it within the periphery of a hazel nut shell, and it might float about for a thousand years and not strike the walls of the shell. That's the size of his soul." A. J. hits Ulysses stoutly in a very tender part when he says: "They talk about his generalship. Well, he was a mere incident of war. Men and arms were supplied in abundance,and so mas sive were his forces that they simply crushed outtherebellion. It would have been done had Grant never been born. Therefore he was a mere incident. But the little fellow has come to think he is some-body really. I can't help pitying him when I think and know what an infinitesimal creature he really is. I often think that about the fittest place for Grant is at some place in the country where there arc cross-roads. I have been at these places and often noticed the scenes. At one comer,per haps there is a small black smithshop ; at another corner there is a grocery store, and at another a house where the squire meets to settle case*. Well, I have noticed at such a junction of several roads that when the squire's business is over, several fellows will projiose a horse-race, and to give in terest to the thing, a barrel of eider, and, perhaps, half a gallon of whisky, Will lie staked on the result. Now. Grant is just suited to such a situation. His ideas are of the crossroad order, and he has not a thought abovethat." Making all due allowance for An drew Johnson's good cause for dislik ing Grant, there is no denying the fact that in his rough oif-hand way he hits managed to give a spicy and truth ful description of the grout Ulysses, in some points at least.— Philadelphia Herald. VOL. 64.-WHOLE No. 5,499. FLOWERS AND MUSIC.— Yes, two gifts God has bestowed upon us, that have in themselves, no guilty trait, and show an essential divineness.— Music is one of these which seeins as if it were borne of death, but lingers with us from the gates of heaven; music which breathes over the gross or sad or doubting heart to inspire it with a con sciousness of its own mysterious affini ties, to touch the chords of its unsus pected, undeveloped life. And the other gift is that of flowers, which though born of earth, we may well be lieve if anything of earthly soil is in the higher realm, if any of its methods are continued, if any of the forms are identical, they will live on the banks of the river of life. Flowys! that in our gladness and in our sorrow are never incongurous—always appro priate. Appropriate in the church as expressive of its purest and social themes, and blending their sweetness with the incense prayer. Appropriate in the joy of the marriage hour, in the lineliness of the sick room, and crown ing with prophecy the foreheads of the dead. They give completeness to the associations of childhood, and are ap propriate even by the side of old age, strangely as the freshness contrasts with the wrinkles and gray hairs; for still they are suggestive, they are sym bolical of the souls perpetual youth, the inward blossom of immortality, the armarauthine crown. In their presence we feel that the body shall go forth as a winged seed. ANSWER YOUR CHILDREN'S QUES- TlONS.— Education is erroneously sup posed only to IK? had at schools. The most ignorant children often have been constant in their attendance there, and there have been very intelligent ones who uever saw the inside of a school room. The child who always asks an explanation of terms or phrases it can not understand, who is never willing to repeat, parrot-like, that which is comprehensible, will far outstrip in "education" the ordinary routine scholar. "Education" goes on with the children at the fireside—on the street—at church—at play—every where. Do not refuse to answer their proper questions, then. l)o not check this natural intelligence for which book* cannot compensate, though you bestowed whole libraries. "PAPA," said a little urchin to his father the other day, "I saw a printer go down the street just now." "Did you sonny? How do you know the person was a printer?" "Because I do, Papa." "But he might have been a carpen ter or a shoemaker." "Oh no, Papa, he was a printer— likely an editor—for he was gnawing a bone, and had no stockings on. The crown was out of his hat, and his coat was torn. lam certain he was a prin ter." E * K!JY RISING. —A gentleman from Nevada, being asked by an old lady in relation to the welfare of a favorite scapegrace of a nephew who had gone to that State, informed her "that he had died from early rising." This puz zled the old lady very much until, by dint of inquiry, she learned that "ear ly rising" is the Nevada term for hanging. "Tommy, my son, fetch a stick of wood." Ah ! my dear mother," re sponded the youth," the grammatical portion of your education has been sad ly neglected. You should have said— •Thomas, my son, transport from that recumbent collection of combustible material upon the threshhoid of this edifice one of the curtailed excrescenc es of defuuet wood.' " A DOMESTIC, newly engaged, pre sented to his master, one morning, a pair of boots, the leg of one of which was much longer than the other.— "How comes it, these boots are not the same length?" "I really don't know, sir; but what bothers me the most is, that the pair down stairs is iu the same fix." A very small pattern of a man late ly solicited the hand of a fine buxom girl. "Oh, no," said the fair lady, "I can't think of it for a moment; the fact is, Tommy, you are a little too big to be put iu a cradle, and a little too small to be put in a bed." A man being awakened by the cap tain of a pusseuger boat, with the an nouncement that he must not occupy his berth with his boots on, very con siderately replied, "Oh, it won't hurt 'em; they're an old pair." "What is the ditference bewteen edi torial and matrimonial experience?" in the former the devil cries for "co py." lu the latter the "copy" cries like the devil. "My dear sir," said a candidate, ac costing a sturdy wag on the day of e lection, " I am very glad to see you." You needn't be," replied the wag; "I've voted." A YOUNG gentleman speaking of a young beauty's fashionable yellowish hair called it pure gold. It ought to lie," quoth Mr. K , "it looks like twenty-four carrots. Mrs. David Mitchell, near Newville, Indiana county, gave birth 011 the 11th inst., to two boys and one girl. Mother and children are doing well. THE wisest point with many public speakers is to kuow when precisely enough has been said. It is the stop ping that tells- not the beginning or going. A SUKK way to turn people's heads —justgo late to church ou next, or any other Sunday. WHY is a dog's tail a great novelty? Beotuse no one ever saw it before.