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1 1 ! ! .11 pcm I 6 OLUME 1. ETTYSBURG ASYLUM FOR. INVALID SOLUIEIIS. prated by Ad of Asssmlbj of the Com .ytaWi of Pennsylvania, March G, 1SG7. t Board of Supervisors appointed by 4bove Corporation to carry out the ob of the set of incorporation, respectfully ncce to the public that the Legislature n!i?ylvania has authorized the rauiug rfs (or the erection, cs tabli.shrn cat and :ainance cf an Atylum fir Iuvalid Sol of the lale war, to ba built ou the bat eld of Gettysburg, and as inducement to :ic citizens to contribute to thi3 benev- . obit-ct, have empowered the Corpora- to distribute amongst the subscribers irtic!eof value and interest, from as iiua with the late war, or any moneys, Sj property or estate, real or personal, .;ver, in the State or elsewhere, at such ut upon such terms, and in such vay iiuner whatsoever, as to them shall fit, any laws of this Commonwealth to oatrary notwithstanding. euierp riae is cordially recommended ofullowing named well-known gentle- -Govercor Andrew Q. Curtin, jor General George H. Meade, (r General Galuhha Peunypacker, ,:orGoLral E. M. Gregory, ,r General John R. Brooke, jor General Charles II. T. Collis, ir General Henry J. Madill, ijor General James L. Selfridge, gudier General Jaraen A. 15eavcr, quitter General Horatio G. Sickles, gadier General Joseph F. Knipe, gsdicr General -William J. Rolton, gadier General Samuel Zulick, adicr General John K. Murphy, jadier General John F. Eallier, fidior Gerjural T. F. McCoy, gaditr General 11. E. Winslow, jadier General Henry Pleasants, filler General J. P. S. Gobm, gadier Geueral J. M. Campbell adier General Thomas i nlker, ailier General W, Cooper Tally, gadier Geueral D. M. iL Gregg, jnl F. Stambaugh. aits for the institution (thirty acres) ready been purchase!, and It is coped he good work may commence betore :nainer, . rriptioja will be received at the office-' j Association, No. 1126 Chestnut street. :ll'LLa, oa and after Monday, the 6th f M.y, 18G7 : . e.th snbscripiion of five dollars a cat will be iteued which will eutitle .'der to such article of value as may be 1 to it numbtr. i firal distribution of awards will bo immediately upon the receipt of 80, ilbcrintions of each. a dintribution will be public, and under rect BupervisioQ of tbe Corporation. ona at dis'.aace are reque&tel to re- lieir ubccriptioii8 (when, practicable) t cilice nioney order, or registered !ot- insure iirompt delivery. Direct all to J.D.HOFFMAN. Secretary Uoard of Supervisors, r.rx Hbl, 1. O., Philadelphia. following is a schedule of awards to ide under the first distribution. The ' of Diamonds and other precious stones purchased frem citizens of the South ?the war,, and their genuineness is J to by Ilenle & Bros., the most ex t diaOHind impor'ers in the country, J J. Hermann, diamond setter, New TSBURO ASYLUM FOR INVALID SOLDIERS. 'Mratedby Act of Assembly of Common- f Pennsylvania, March 6,1807. 1 1125 CheKtnut Street, Philadelphia. FIRST DISPOSITION. 1 Thousand Subscribers at Five Dol lars each. I 1 Diamond Necklace. 48 Brilliants, valued at 1 Diamond Cluster Brooch $30 000 16 000 10 000 and Enr Rings, ' 1 Award l0-40Govemm't Bonds,. ... 4 1 Diamond Cross set in Silver, 5 I Diamond Cluster Brooch, ft 1 Award 10-40 Governra't Donds. " 1 Diam'd Single FroneB-iog 1 Di&ca'd Cluster Bracelet, 1 Diam'dSicgleStorie Scarf 7 5 5 4 4 i 4 4 S 3 000 000 000 600 000 000 000 000 SCO 009 Pin, 1 Diam'd Cluster Brooch, 1 Diami Cluster Bracelet, I Pair Single Stone Diam'd Ear Rings, 1 D'am'd Clufvter Brooch, 1 Award 10-C0 Goveram't Bond-, 1 Diam'd Sing! Stone Pin, 1 Diam'd " Stud 1 Diam'd Cluster Brooch, I Diam'd Single Stone Ring 1 Diam'd Emerald Brooch, 1 Diam'd Single Stone Ring 1 Diam'd Cluster Ring, 1 Long India Camel's Hair Shawl, 1 Choice Emerald Stud. " Z 000 8 000 3 O00 2 500 2 500 2 500 2- 000 1 600 'o ft 3 COO 500 000 1 Sinpla Stnn ninmM P.nr awards of 10-40 Gov nt Bands, each I Threr-6tone Diam'd and Ruby half-hoop Ridj:, Diam'd SiogloStono Sax j. Knobs, 'Diam'd Cluster Stud 1 D.aci'd single stone r.icg, Dium d eingle stone Pin, m Ula'd Cluster Bracelet, 'y Awards 10-40 Goveiura't bonds, each ' -tlfta 000 soo 800 COO 600 500 500 500 Iiii.ihumummmiiii ii i ii inMBn-- f tit i.r, n. t.iM. .. . , . ,, m. ,tv . m iij ( Ii.uij.i mm wluJim t B1-' , -VrUiiLirr- ,l.'jxiiJ.,.." ii ii' iijjjiuiimmiii'h f ' '" ' ' '"" """""""' '!.- - k J .1 . ; yu-U : -U"l ',V ' - v--". L I i Q 1 I - t ' . A); H " .V.n Hl Jk. Jk & f nn is A 51 62 53 1 Lady's Diam' j set Watch 1 Diam'd singlejstone King 1 Diam'd and Upal Cluster 400 lwng, 51 1 Diam'd single stone Iticg 55 1 Pair Emerald Scarf Pins, 56 1 Diam'd single stone Ring 57 1 Diana' d Cluster Pin, .'. 5S 1 Cameo and Pearl Brooch ' ' and Ear Rings, 50 to 158 100 Awards 10-40 Gov'nfc - Bonds, each 159 to 25S 100 Awards Government I Legal-Tenders, each 8,000 Awards Government . ' Bonds, each 250 200 200 150 100 100 100 50 The distribution of the above awards will be made in public just as soon as the subscription is fulr; or which due notice wil be given through the papers. On and aTter May Cth, the diamonds will be on exhibition at the office of the Association. The public can confidently rely "on everything being conducted in the most honorable manner All the awards will be handed to certificate holders, immediately after the distribution, free of all cost, at the office of the Company, No. 11 2G Chestnut street, Philadelphia. CERTIFICATE. . We hereby certify that, we have examined the Diamond U xkIs. Pearls, Emeralds, Ru bies, and other precious. Stones, as described in the above list, and find-them all genuine." . JJJSSLE & BKO'S. Diamond Importers, 24 fllauien Lane. New York. J. II E KM ANN, Diamond Setter, v . . ' 394 BroometStreet, New York. .AGENTS WANTED. Books can be had containingTwenty Cer tificates. One Hundred Dollars. All orders for Certificates must be addressed to -J. D. HOFFMAN, Secretary. Box 1481, Post Office, Phila. May 1C, 1867.-CL ....... HARTFORD SICK 1M1E WMM. CASH CAPITAL $500,000.. ' ' We are now prepared to insure LIVE oiuoiVHgamst ootn LfeatA and Theft, in this live and reliable Company. Owners of Btock-have now. the opportunity, by insur ing with this Company, of obtaining securi ty and remuneration for the loss of their an imals in case of dbath or theft. OWNERS OF HORSES, Manufacturers, Farmers, Teamsters, Ex pressmen, Physicians, and in fact all who are to any extent dependant upon the servi ces of their horses in their daily vocations, should insure in this Company, and thus derive a protection against the loss of their animals, which are in many cases the sole means of support to their owners. i FARM STOCK. Farmers and others owning cattle should avail themselves of this means of saving the value of their stock, and secure an equiva lent for the loss which would otherwise fall heavily upon them in being deprived of their Cattle, by insuring in this, the 1 PIONEER COMPANY OF AMERICA! By insuring in this Company rou ex change a certainty for an uncertainty. No man caa tell whether bis animals may not be stolen or die through -some unfurseen calamity. CO- Competent Aaenis tcanied. to whom a liberal compensation tcill be paid. A pply to KERR & CO., General Agents, April 4, 1867.-Iy. Altoona. Pa. CCJ- Col. WM. K. PIPER. Ebensburz. has been appointed local agent for the Hartford Live Mock Insurance Company. PRIVATE SALE. The subscri- "- ber offers at Private Sale two valuable tracts of TIMBER LAND, situate In Jack son township, Cambria county, and known as the "Lloyd Property." Also Four oth er valuable tracts of LAND, situate in Cam bria and Jackson townships, and known as the "Pensacola Property." Also TWO FARMS adjoining the borough of Ebensburg one containing about 100 acres ; the other about loO acres. I he buildings are all in good repair, with never-failing springs of water near the houses. v CUT" Persons wishing to purchaHS or cell Farms or Timber Lands, will do well bv calling on mo before buying or offering them or, sale.. : F. ASHOEMAKER, ap.ll.tf. Att'y at Law, Ebensbmg. 7T ETTERS TESTAMENTARY --f having been granted to the undersigned on the estate of Edward Shoemaker, late of Ebensburg, Cambria county,, dee'd, all per sons indebted to said estate will make im mediate payment, and all persons having claims against the same will present" them, duly authenticated, to the subscribers at the cfiice of F. A. Shoemaker, Ebensburg, Pa. MARY SHOEMAKER, ELLEN J. MURRAY, Execctnx &f All persons indebted to the late firm of E. Shoemaker & Sons are requested to call and settle their accounts. . II. A. SHOEMAKER & CO. "JhENTISTRY'Dr.-D. W. Zels- ler. having opened an office in rooms over R. R. Thomas' Store, offers his profes bicral services to the citizens of Ebensburg asd vicinity.- ap.18.3m. DEVEREAUX, 31. D Put- eician asd Schgeok, Summit, Ta. Ofuco east end of Mansion House, on Rail Road street. Night culls may be made at the office. fmy23.tf.3 -in rUEKIAN THE TItUTn HAKES FIUSE, AKD ALL AUG SLAVES BESIDE EBENSBURG, PA.; THURSDAY, J UNE 6,186 "jjv!- TlfMrtrfrTftif V7HAT DAnEY-DOYLE V70ULD ED. I heard a moonstruck chap the other day (writes Darby Doyle ) remark that he loved a certain young lady well enough to dia for bur. Now, I love somebody very much, and I'd 6wear for her, . - - I'd tear for her, The Lord knows what I'd bear for ber ; I'd le for her, - , " I'd sigh for ber, ; I '.; ., I'd drink Rock river dry for her; . -. I'd pray f.n- her,., . . - I'd stay for her, - ', ; I'd watch the house all day for her j " I'd "cuss" for ber, -Do 4wus" for her, ..' . " I'd always have a "buss'' or her; f V I'd heap for her, " I'd weep for her, ' .'; I'd go without my sleep, for her ;. ; ; : I'd fight for her, " . I'd bite for her, ' V7 "'. -I'd walk the street all night for her ; . I'd plead for her, , u; I'd bleed for her, " ' . '' I'd do without my 'feed" for her ; ;. ' . ' I'd shoe t for her, ; j,- ;v I'd boot" for ber1 ' ; 1 v : y; " A rival who'd come to "toot' for ber; f , I'd kneel for her;, ' ; 1, ; ' I'd steal for her,' ' - ';' ; Such Is the love T feel for her ; ' , I'd slide for her, T . T t t: pj ride for tor, ' ; '-'.:V '"" I'd swim 'gainst wind and tide for her ; . . ' .. I'd try for her, , .' I'd cry for her, !i Bat hang me if I'd die for her . y. N. B. Or any other woman. . THE FIRST SISTER OF L1ERCY. BT JAVIES PARTOX. Catherine Elizabeth McAuley was born io 1787, near Dublin, Her father was a mnn ot small independent fortune -ami the descendent of a long line of Catholic an cestors. I bough he died when his dausrh- ter Catherine was onlj seven years of age one custom of his made an tndelhble im pression on her mind". 'It was his habit on Sundays and holidays- to collect the poor of his neighborhood ond give them instruction in the reqsirements of their religion. , Her mother, it appears, was a woman of fashion, who was far from ap proving her husband's Sunday schools. "How is this, sir? 'she would say, when she saw the swarm of ragged' pupils ap proaching. '31ast my house become a receptacle for every beggar and cripple in the country T- . It is certainly very unsuit able for a gentleman 'in your position to continue these absurdities. I don't know how you can enjoy yourself with these ijw, ignorant creat ares." The little Catherine listened every week to these altercations, and, though fondly attached to her mother, always sided-in her heart with her father. Four years after ber father's death, when Catherine was 1 1 years of age, her mother also died. Her death-bed, we are told, was terrible, and she died in all the agonies of remorse. The scene, we are informed, impressed the mind of the young girl all the mora from the contrast it afforded to the joy and trac- quihty of her father's death, and it was one of the most powerful incentives to her future ife of piety and benevolence. The death of her mother left her. a poor orphan : for the estate which her father left had been mis managed and , lost through her mo'ther's inexperience, and profusion. " , '"'She- was taken home by a relative, who afterwards became so poor that she frequently suffer ed from want of food. " . j . At sixteen sne was one of the most beautiful girls in Ireland. She was beau tiful at all periods of her life. Her form was erect and symmetrical and her noble countenance beamed with intelligence and benevolence. Her portrait, taken late in life, shows her to have been a most comely and grand-looking woman ; and I Can well believe that, m :ier youth, she must hava been splendidly beautiful. Ilerhand was sought in marriage by many admirers, but neither then or at any future time did the show any inclination to matrimony. While Ehe was living in these narrow circumstances at the house of her relative, who was a surgeon, there came to live in the village a gentleman, with his wife, who had made a large fortune in the East Indies. They, bought a handsome house near by, and soon became acquainted with the family with &hom Catherine lived. In the coursa of a few months they became so attached ta this interest ing glrL that their chief happiness seemed to be in her society, and they finally offered to adopt Ler as their daughter and heiress. The ofTer was accepted, and ehe was soon established as an inmate in a sumptuous and elegant abode. As she1 grew in years her attention was" drawn more and more to the deplorable condition of ths poor. Ireland svarms with the poor;, and the. wonder is, not that Cather ine McAuley should have devoted her life to their relief, ;bnt that any wealthy per son in the country should sit down to en joy life amid such scenes, content to .wit ness misery without making an effort to relieve it. ' -. ": " Visitbg one of the-parish schools of Dublin, she noticed with pain That , many, of the pupils were insufficiently clad. In stead of giving them clothes, which might easily have done, she rendered them a better service by going to the'sfchoal and teaching the girls to sew. - '.Many of them were soon able, not only to make and mend their own clothing, but to " do plain and fancy knitting, the..sale of -which was a benefit to their parents." Sihe establish ed also,- a repository in one of the school rooms for the sale of the articles made by girlsr and induced her friends to come and purchase them. When she had estab lished this 'system'" th one school and saw all its pupils well clad, she' introduced it into others, and was thus a great bene- i1. 'ill ' xi . -r-v , - T ;. , . : -t , factor to the p or of DublinJ ' Her attention was also povverfully call ed to. the case of poor girla who need pro tection against . the danger to - which poverty and. beauty expose them : and she long cherished the project of establishing a home 'for such a kind of benevolent intelligence office, in. which they could be sheltered until respectable employment could be obtained for them. , . Her adopted iaiuer atiieu ner one aay wuat sne in tended to do after his death. . -- " tnuiK. saia sne, fi,stiau take a small; house, and support a few . poor women, whom I could instruc! and teach to work." - , o w mucxi uo you inins,-.. us asKea, -would support sucU.an establishment T 'I think,!' she replied, after a little re flection, "the interest of a thousand pounds would quite sufficient. 'Catherine-,' said he, "your desires are very moueraie ; due ii ever you possess t . weaiui you wui ao good with it Xiot long after this conversation her adopted parents died: and she found her self the sole hcirets'of all their wealth. It Consisted of an annuity of six hundred pounds a year, thirty thousand pounds in money, the mansion in which ehe lived. several policies of life insurance, and a considerable quantity of jewels and plate : a fortune, equivalent to . more than half a million dollars of our present currency. She was then thirty-five years of age. y The sudden acquisition of wealth is one of the severest trials to which poor human virtue can be subjected. Catherine Mc Auley bore this trial nobly. She dressed more plainly than before, and was more assiduous than ever in her labors for the relief and instruction of the poor around her. Unsatisfied with these comparative ly desultory efforts, she" now determined to carry out her early dream of founding an institution in which poor children could be taugnt to read and sew, and in which servants and other women of good char-i acter might,: when out of employment, find a temporary home. Aided by, the advice of an excellent priest, she purchased the necessary ground for 5,000 sterling. ana employed . an architect to con struct the desired edifice. She told the architect that she wanted three or four large rooms for poor schools; four large sleeping rooms for poor young women : one Iongtand lofty apartment for a chapel ; and a tew small rooms for anvladip whn might u wisa to aid tier in taking care of care ot the poor. In due time the buildinir was finished She sold her handsome abode, dismissed her carriage and servants, and nrCi,fc iu icsmo ui iub lostuuiion sne dad founded, The first inmate painfully . illustrated the need of such an institution. Visiting the sick one day in a poor lane, she saw a little ragged child crying bitterly. Its parents, she learned upon inquiry, had just died in a cellar, and the landlord had thrust the child into the streets to make way for some new comers to whom he had rented; iv , Miss McAuley took the chiid in her arms, in all its rags and filth, and carried it home as the first of her or phans. ;, .... J . It had never been her intention to found a convent, still less a new Order of re ligious Sisters. The institution seemed, however, to take that form by a kind of necessity. , The ladies who came to assist her in teaching the children and in caring for her poor women, i'eli into the habit, first, of taking a plain meal in the institu tion a3. a matter of convenience. Some of them necessarily slept there ; and as they were all devoted Catholics, their Ufa Within the institution rradually arranged itself after the manner ef convents. In a short time, through the aoncv of ter w w ii. C'kJ .J Archbishop, the Pope gave the institution his especial sanction, and established a new order of nuns called the Sisier3 'of Mercy. The ladies assumed a nun-like dress, made the usual vows of chastity and poverty, and gave themselves up for life to the holy; work of solacing the mis erable and instructing the ignorant? Various circumstances contributed to give immediate celebrity and success to her institution. The spectacle of a lady of rank, wealth and beauty " renouncing the pleasures of the world and dedicating her existence Jo the, poor and miserable, is one which always captivates the imagi nation. V Daniel O'Connell, tooj who wa3 then in the zenith of his renown, became acquainted with the new Order, and pro nounced ome fine eulogiums upon it in his public addreeses. W'ben. the Order was but five years old, the first cholera broke out .in Ireland. Never has there been a more terrible scourge. For a con siderable time "the deaths in' Dublin av eraged six hundred, a day,"ahd the whole city was in consternation, - Such was the terror of the people at the awful mortality in the hospitals that they conceived the . . - - ' ' impression that the doctors;were. murder ing the people and large numbers refused to allow their sick to be treated by them, r Then it was that the Sisters of Mercy exhibited the most sublime and heroic be nevolence. 8 They did not visit the hospi tals ; then lived in them. Some of them remained in the hospitals for months at a time, .and they never discontinued their exertions; as long as there was a 'patient to be benefited by them.. It is a remark able fact that not one of the Sisters of Mercy took the disease ; although when, some years alter, Ireland was- desolated by the famine fever many of them per ished. pAjatnenne McAuley lived hSty-four ye&ra. Toward the end of ber long sickness, her joy, it is said, became rapture ; and, when one of her frieads asked her if she felt any of that fear of death which she had once experienced, sue said; - ... ; ; 'If I had thought, death ' could be so sweet, I never should have feared it !' This remarkable woman was in the habitj toward the close of her life, of whipping herself as a mortification for her ems. Un tbe day befure she died he gave her whip to one of the sisters, while it was still wet with her blood, and ordered ber to put it into the fire and see that it tyus burned.- On the same day, she gave to another sister a parcel carefully tied up which contained her shoes, which she had also converted into means of torture. Her amiable and gifted biographer tells us that, when life was extinct, her shoulders were found to be scarred aod her feet lacerated. Her mortifications of this kind were a secret known only to herself, and she al ways discouraged penances which lowered the tone of the bodily health and incapa- ciated the sisters for endurance.- During the hours of recreation, she was one of the merriest of the merry she would sing a lively song, tell a funny story, and relate her. early experiences in the world to the delight of all who heard her, and she would write merry letters, in rhyme, to the sisters in other convents. ' - : , Strange Fijkak; of Nature. There were in J,hi3 city not long since three chil dren, all of whom were joined together at the hands. One hand on each of the right and left figures was perfectly formed as tar as the anger loints. where thev mr J united with tbosa of the central figure--- the hands of thq thrca heinfr thna firmlv clasped together. The centr clasped togetner xne central tmure had no fingers, the end of the arm resembling a ball when clasped by the hands of his two companions. The arms of the trio were ooneiess irom ine snouider to the finder ends, and could be bent or twisted into any conceivable shape. The limb3 from the knees' down were also boneless. At the knee3 there is said to have been a large protuberance, as if nature had intended them to act as substitutes for the boneless les and useless feet. They are entirely blind, the whole surface of. the eye-ball be- iEg ot a deathly .white color, and contain ed no pupil.; Their heads and bodies were perfectly formed, and the organiza tions and functions appeared perfect in each.- They were visited by a number of persons, among which was our informant, wfco says they were still-bcrn, and vouches for the assertion. There was. we under stand, no medical examination of the case,- which is to ba greatly rcj-rstted. Tbe parents have left the -city, taking with them the remains of the chih iren.- San- dusty Register. The hunting party that' is goinz to visit the Ivocky Mountains this summer wouldn't let Den Butler go alonj, fearing that when they would get hili up among the clouds ha mi-ht pocket thaeilver lining. ; -; f . W .... NUMBER 19. P. fTr f'"TT-' f Al WiiW i A, c tTTPf T J m.. I ' A Richmond (Ya.) ptper pays' J TLcrd is in this city a you r.g - married weeaan, who is very strongly af.licted with a mania for imitating the crowing of the morning cock, while in a state of somnolence. Wo are assured that at the hour. appointed by Nature for chanticleer to frighten away the midnight prowlers from yawning graveyards, the fortunate husband of the crowing wife, on the first nisht of hi3 marriage, was roused from his slur ibera by a most lusty crowing.. On opening his eyes, what was his astonishment" tor behold his better-half seated in the middle of the connubial couch of conjugal bliss, flapping her wings and crowing in a most loud and clear voice, stretching out her neck after the most approved rocster . fashion. Thrice did she thus "herald in the mora," and then sank back and slept on. . In the morning he spoke to her about it, and was hot more surprised than amused to learn that ehe had been born in the coun try, and that a favorite Shanghai which roosted with hi3 feathered' family in the hen-coop, near the window of the maternal bed-chamber, frightened her mother by his loud crowing, and thus tha chiid was "marked." And ever since yes, even a babe lying in the cradle she has been wont to wake tho echoes of the coming dawn by imitating "ye rooster" and still, each mom ehe "Haps her wings aud crows." As the business of the husband requires, him to rise very early, . ho is rather pleased than otherwise to "find his wife possessed of this additional ac complishment, which dispenses with the necessity of an alarm clock, though havicg" heard his grandmother say that the "crow-' bg of a hen indicated ill-luck, unless her hfead'.vfas immediately -cutoff, " he is in sonie doubt, whether, in order to insure godd fortune to his household, he is in duty bound to stop his wife's crowing by sev ering her. musical throat . We advise him. to let hi3 "1 erf r.l2r s I--r as sha question the truth of this remarkable inci dent, but we can assure such that it is true in every particular, and can be vouched for by responsible parties who .have known the lady from infancy ; and the moral of it is, that ladies who do not' desire "crowing" children should not sleep too near the h?n-coop. ' . SHOT THROUGH A FLA27IT. A Scotch paper, the Haddington Courier, has an extraordinary story of the escape of a miner who fell down the ekaft of a coal pit, near Tranent. An old shaft wa. made use of to open up a communication with ? a new pit recently sunk. About half way down the shaft, which was two hundred and Eeventy-six feet deep, a wood- . en staging, composed of "strong two-inch planks, was built, completely intersectisg' the down shaft, to afford a firm footings to the miners entering the side shaft At the bottom of the down shaft was a con- ' siderable accumulation of water, as is usual in pits which have not been worked for some time. . . On the occasion in question, a young man named Mylne, rather thai wait for the comparatively tedious process of being lowered down by the windlass, said -he would slide down the rope. Disre garding the advice of his companions, he .got upon the rope, and they were in an other moment horrified to see that he had lost hold of it. . ' " ' ' " The crash of his body against the wood en staging was heard, and they were mak ing preparations to descend for the man gled remains, whsn a cry for the assistance " was heard coming cp from the very bottom . of the pit The rapidity of his descent of 170 feet had propelled him through the' two inch boards as neatly as if Lis body had been a rifle bullet, and with about sa little injury, for not a bone w&s broken, and,-excepta small scratch on his chin, -his person did not bear the slightest cark of coming in contact with anything during the descent. Falling into the water at ' the bottom, he had, on coming toihe ear face, providentially thrown his arms over.' some wooden frame work which happened' to be there and had thus been saved. The man was found here end was conveyed; home quite- conscious, and nndsr medical' care was soon able to go out of doors. - The story has certainly the fippear&hca' of a fable, yet if it i3 possible to sLcef a candle through a two-inch heard, why cannot a man be shot through a two-itih plank 1 The narrative is at least asausi.'ig, and anybody who chooses can have'tha liberty of doubting that it i3 wall authen ticated. DoUon Advertiser. - Br'doir.j; pood with his money a cart etamp?, as it were, the imrv; oi boa tr on it, and it passes current m ctU for him an abundant share ia tbe ft!' of Heaven. cities I' I .isse . spru der w ivaim ii Cth. '.aria. . rcsc; I Hoc .:r r.