5 I. JOHXSTOJ5, Editor
H M A FREEMAN WHOM THE TRUTH MAKES FHEE, AND ALL ARE SLAVES BESIDE,
I am now prepared to offer
TO CASH PURCHASERS OF
ffi 4 SHEET-IRON WARE!
WHOLESALE OR RETAIL.
lfj stock consists in part of every rariety of
COPPER AND BRASS WARES,
ENAMELLED AND PLAIN
SAUCE-PANS. BOILERS. &c.
COAL SHOVELS, MINE LAMPS, OIL
pivj rmnPP,TTPVrotTTxrn it rT
WAKE OF EVEKY KIND.
HEATING and COOKING STOVES,
EXCELSIOR COOKING STOVES,
IvjI-LC, TRIUMPH and PARLOIi COOK
J any Cooking Stove desir&d I will eet
-eu oiuVrod at manufacturer's prices.
rij'r.jfo Plates r.nl Grates, &c, for re-
on Land for the Stoves I sell; other
.11 be ordered when wanted. Particular
attention given to
bating, Valleys and Conductors,
'.'.J which will bo made out of best mata
i.i.i and put up by competent workmen.
Uap Burners, Wick and Chimneys
WHOLUSALfct OK KHTAIL.
:-tnl call particular attention to the Lied.!
i Ui Burner, with Glass Cone, for ffivir.f
Vi.-t :!ian any ether in use. Also, tie
i'.i.Mg'jn liurner, tor Urude Oil.
SPEXCER'S SIFTER !
It recemtnenda itself.
AR KETTLES AND CAULDRONS
i f all sizes constantly on Laud.
Special attention given to
:bbing in Tin, Copper and Sheet-Iron.
at lowest possible ratea.
WlIOLXSALK MEItCHAXT!3, LlSTS
Lvruuly, and will be sent on application
cy mail or in person.
n. j -.r.g to rcq all my old customers and
ny Lew ones this Spring, I return my
.st sincere thanks for tho very liberal pa
-tag" I have already received, and will
-saver to pleaa-j ail who may calf, wheth
tUy buy or Lot
FRANCIS W. UAY.
.ohnstotrn, March 7, 18G7.-6m.
jQREAT Reduction in Prices !
AT THE CDCSCl'RG
The undersigned respectfully informs the
jiieniof Ebensburf? and the public gener
'y that he ha made a great reduction in
to OASII BUYFIUS. My stock will
'-fcist, in part, of Cooking, Parlor and Ileat
j SUis, of the most popular kinds ; Z'm--1
of every description, of my own man
ure; Hardware of all kind, euch as
s-', Sciews, Butt Hinges, Table Hinges,
er Hinges, Bolt?, Iron and Nails, Win
; Glass, l'utty, Table Knives anl Forks,
T r.R Knives and Forks, Meat Cutters.
?!e P&rera, Ten and Pocket Knives in
variety, Scissors, Sheara, Razors and
r":-P. AxeB, Ilatchets, Hammers, Boring
"iiineR, Augers. Ohissels. Planes. Oom-
Siuares, Files, Uasps, Anvils, Vises,
n-cties, Kip, I'anel and Cross-Cut Saws.
r' ot all kinds. Shovels, Spades, Scythes
Snaths, Rakes, Forks, Sleigh Bells,
' Lasts, Pegs. Wax Bristles, Clothes
Q6-&, Giind Stones. Patent Molasses
and Measures, Lumber Sticks, Horse
, uorse Snoes, Cast Steel. Rifles, Shot
Revolvers, Pistols, Cartridges, Pow
Cps, Lead. Arc, Odd Stove Plates,
'a and Fire Bricks. Well and Cistern
aad Tubing ; Harness and Saddlery
: 'fall kind ; Wooden and Willow Ware
't variety ; Carbon Oil and Oil Lamps,
,,'') Lard Oil, Linseed Oil, Lubricating
'"-in, Tar, Glassware, Paints, Varlsh
- ;r; ( ntino. Alcohol. &c.
Tea, Coffee, Sugars, Molasses, Syr-
5,r :co3, Dried 1 caches. Dried Apples,
Ilvniny, Crackers, Rice and Pearl
; Soang, Candles: TOBACCO and
US ; Paint, Whitewash, Scrub, Horse,
wuaiim?. varnish, Store, Clothes and
I'riiHit'S, all kinds and sizes; Bed
"I Manilla Ropes, and many other
a: the owert rates lor CASH.
'JIjusc Spouting made, painted and put
' rates lor casn. A liberal discount
'" country dealers buying Tinware
-.rg, Tcb, 28, 18G7.-tf.
JiixAlTT UnTTTTfcT! !
no superior fji in the World I i
:s pron-juncod .g, faultier by all who
it. and it is predicted that it will
all other Curtain Fixtures now in
sale by GEO. II UK T LEY.
.ALE and RET A 1 X.
, Jl. COPPER and SHEET-IRON
- i-anai street, below Clinton, Jolt
a large stock constantly
:M chf 'J b('a,lty f polish, saving of
r-n'i 1 1 V " l'"la preparation is iru
j. i, . Buy no other. For sale by
-1 18C. GEO. ITTIMTLEV.
recV ? f ' canbu7 Nails and
b. 28 p Pa-VinK canh at
VVS AND VALISES,
D. W. HARSnBERGER & CO.,
OPPOSITE SOOTT. HOUSE,
Keep constantly for sale the largest and beet
assortment jof pure
DRUGS & MEDICINES
IS CAMBRIA COUNTY.
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES,
Pure Wines and Liquors, best brands,
4000 Lbs. White Lead,
BYES, DYESTUPFS. GLASS. PUTTY.
And in fact everything kept in ajtrsl-dass
Drug Store, all of which trill be
SOLD AT CITY PRICES,
MISHLER'S CELEBRATED BITTERS,
by the dozen or by the gallon.
OCU STOCK OP
Perfumeries and Toilet Articles
is acknowledged by all judges to be the
LARGEST IN QUAN TITY
AND FINEST IN QUALITY
OF ANY IS OCR TOW3,
POLE AGENTS FOR
1MB Mifffll HEBB BITTERS
SHARPS MAGIC OINTMENT !
ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED AT
Johnstown, Aug. -15, I867.-ly.
IN CAMBRIA COUNTY.
C. T. FRAZER
Keeps constantly on hand the
ASSOR TMENT OF GO ODS PERTAIN
ING TO THE
In the County, which he offers
JT WII0LES1LE OR RETAIL
TO THE TRADE AND PUBLIC
AT LOWEST RATES!
OPPOSITE MARKET HOUSE,)
LORETTO DRUG STORE.
Now on hand, a large and well selected
stock of fresh
DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
I'alnts, Oils and Varnishes,
Pore and Unadulterated Liquors,
for medicinal purposes,
TOBACCO AND CIGARS,
Wall Paper and Window Shades, all styles,
LAMPS AND CHIMNEYS,
BURNERS AND WICKS,
And a good articlo of Refined Petbolkum.
Also, a large supply of
White Lead, Putty, Window Glass, &c.
ALWAY3 ON HAND,
PERFUMERY & TOILET ARTICLES,
HAIR, NAIL AND TOOTH BRUSHES,
Combs, Toilet and Tooth Preparations,
LUBIN'S AND PHALON'S EXTRACTS,
Soaps, Fancy Goods, &c.
A FULL LIKE OF STATIONERY.
As my medicines are warranted of a pure
quality, I am prepared to fill Prescriptions
with accuracy and dispatch, at all hours of
tho day or night. Open on Sunday for the
sale of medicines. A. J. CHRISTY.
Loretto, June 27, 1867.-3m
TT AS just opened, and offers for sale lower
than they can be bought
elswhere, a splendid lot of 2j
CLOCKS, fine WATCHES ofW.
every description, ACCORDEONS, JEWEL
RY, and a variety of all articles in his line. J
Repairing of Clocks, atches, and all kinds
of Jewelry, done on 6hort notice and most
reasonable terms. All work warranted.
Call at his shop, High street, opposite Moun
tain House, Ebensbnrg. fwp.S.'GT J
D COMPETITION !
EBENSBURG, PA., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1867.
THE BAPTISMAL, ROBE.
Ti8 finished at last, and she holds to the light
The richly embroidered b.em,
The sleeves and the bosom, so perfectly
In flower, and leaf, and stem.
The stitches gleam over the foldings of snow
Like pearls on the fibres Etrung ;
They wander in lines,and in clusters and rows
The bands and the plaits among.
Her fingers, with tender and reverent tonch,
Have fashioned the robe she holds,
And tears that 6he fain would have kept in
Fall over its dainty folds.
In thought she revisits a spot where to night
The soda of the churchyard press
A coffin that hides, 'neath its mouldering lid,
Another baptismal dress.
Ah f lone is her life, but its wearisome toil
The cry of her heart forbids
She blesses the Love that has taken away
The light frotn those drooping lids.
Temptations and trials lie thick in her path,
And sorrow, and want, und care
Thank God 1 they may never o'ershadow the
So peacefully reeting there.
Look Up ! f eary voyager over the sea
That lies between us and Heaven
The bky is serene, though your baik on the
By tempest be tossed and driven ;
The port is not far, but your patienco aEd
The Lord of th wave would test :
Look upward ! 'tis not where the little head
The spirit has found it3 rest. LixxkT.
Salts, Slut cjjts, ntcbofes, t
A BEAR HUNT IN ALASKA.
More than twenty years ago lien Ring
bolt and I shipped on board the North
Star, for a three years' whaling voyage,
lien and I had been brought up boys to
gether ; and the first time we went to sea
it was on tho same eliip, and we never
parted until poor Ben went out on that
long voyage that we have all to take,
sooner or later.
Well, the North Star sailed away, and
in due timo we rounded the Horn, ent-ered
the Pacific and at last reached our fishing
grounds. The season was well along, eo
we had but little time for work, and al
most before we knew it, the long nights
and the cold were upon us. We boro
away for Alaska, where wc wero soon
snugly housed for the long and dreary
winter that was coming over the ice and
snoWj with the 5pecd of a ehip with her
sails all fcf, before a spanking breeze.
Here we lay cooped up for two good
months) with only now and then a run on
shore to pay a visit to tho natives. The
sun bad scarcely shown his face at all,
and only a few moments at a time when
he did. Soon came the continuous night
of the Arctic Circle, a night as light as
day, for the eky was all ablaze with great
flaming swords that seemed to wave to
and fro as you looked upon them. There
were no clouds, and the flames could be
seen flashing far over the snow and ice.
Nothing I ever saw could compare with it.
One day, or rather night, some of the
natives came on board and reported that
a huge white bear had been seen near the
coast, and was now making off over the
ice towards the hills that we could see
sparkling in the light some four or five
miles away ; and every one, from the cap
tain down to the cook, was eager to go in
pursuit of the animal which was described
as being a monster in sie. Of course
all could not go, and as an example to
t' 0 who must bo left behind, the captainJ
remained, and the hrst mate led the par
ty ; among which were Ben and I, thank
ing our stars that we had got a chance to
stretch oit legs ashore. We were not
long in being put on the trail by the na
tive, and we bad not gone a mile from
the ehip when we paw our game shamb
ling alorfg before us some distance ahead,
making its way in no hurry towards the
hills or rather cliffs of ico that stretched
themselves along the horizon. The snow
and ice was so firm that it seemed as
though we were traveling on a marble
floor, and so hard was it, that the bear
hardly left trail enough for us to discern
where it had passed.
It was spcrt for us thus to have free use
of our legs, and with loud shout?, which !
we could not suppress, we hurried on in
hopes of getting near enough to the bear
to send a shot after it before it could reach
the hills, and elude us, But in spite of
all our efforts it reached the . foot of the
cliffs and began to climb the jagged mass
es, while we were still so far distant that
a shot would not have reached it.
Once or twice the bear had turned and
looked towards us, as if scenting pursuit,
and then had gone on again at tho same
pace as before. After climbing a jagged
cliff, as high as a ship's masthead, where
it could obtain a good look-out, the beast
stopped and took a deliberate look at us ;
and though we came hurrying on, showed
no haste to proceed. At last the mate
determined to risk a shot, and bringing
his piece to bear ho sent the bullet flying
in the direction of the monster, which,
rearing on its hind legs and uttering a
fierce growl, showed that the ball had
struck. A shout of triumph broke from
our throats, for we felt suro that the bear
was now in our power, and incapable of
leading us a much longer chase. But in
this we soon found that we were mistaken ;
for with another growl at us, it went on
at an increased pace, and in a few mo
ments was hidden from our "sight amid
the jagged masses of ice,! that, as we
neared the foot of the hill, seemed impos
sible for us to surmount.
Though the way was steep and slippery,
we found that we could secure a foothold
where the bear had goner though it had
the advantage of us as regarded its claws,
lien was in the advancej J next, and the
rest of the party strajsjJing behind j and
after awhile we managed to reach the spot
where the snow was marked by a crimson
streak, giving us a trail that we could not
mistake. Encouraged by this sign, we
gave another fhout and pressed on.
It was hard climbing, and more dan
gerous even than running up to the mast
head with the ship threatening every mo
ment to be tossed on its beam end. There
were no ropes to cling to, and a misstep
would have sent us down like a rocket.
Once I slipped, and had it not been for
lien's hand, held out at the same moment,
I must have gone down and been dashed
to pieces on the solid ice an hundred feet
We got at last to the top of the first
range of cliffs which overhung the plnin
below, and to the spot where the bear had
disappeared from our view. It was no
where to be seen ; but before us was a
narrow field filled with great masses of
ice that had fallen from the hih cliifj
which overhung it in the rear. The crim
son trail led in among these broken frag
mentSj and with another shout, after wc
had taken breath, we pressed on, Ben still
keeping in the advance, and I followed
him close keeping an eye out for danger,
for I expected " every moment that the
monster would spring upon us from be
hind some of the ice-boulders that were
scattered so plentifully arouud.
A call from the mate caused me to
pause until he came up, but lien, eagor to
bo the first, went on alone, and before wo
again moved forward he wan out of sight.
Imager to be with him, I increased my
pace, as did also the mate, but hardly had
we taken a dozen steps when the report
of Ben's pistol startled us, and the echoes
rolled among the clit, followed by a ter
rible howl of savage nige, and a human
cry for aid that was well-nigh drowned
by the roar of the beast, that seemed to
shake tho solid ice upon which we stood.
For a moment that cry fastened me,
as it were, to the ice, without the 'power
of rnolion ; but the ppell was broken by
the mate, as he shouted :
-Ftrward, men, and rescue your com
rade. But be careful,"
The men did not need this to cause
them to press forward as fast as possible,
but it had the effect to awaken me from
the sort of trance into which I had fallen
when the cry for aid had tilled my cars ;
and, with a bound, I sprang forward. A
few step3 revealed to me a sight so terri
ble that for years after it haunted me in
my sleep, and even now it appears a3 viv
idly as ever. Tho space before me was
nearly clear of the great ice-boulders that
were strewed so thickly behind us ; and
the way to the loot of the clifft, that we
were now close upon, descended at such
a sharp angle, that one used to it could
have slid upon his feet down to the very
base, had it not been for a great chasm
that opened near the centre of the field,
and which appeared to run along its whola
length. We could tell nothing of its
depth ; but tho dark line that revealed it
to us fhowed that from its width, it would
be impossible for us to cross it It was
a deep crcvi.ee, that had been opened by
an earthquake, or by 6ome strange move
ment of the great glacier. But we beheld
on the edge of the chasm nearest us a
sight which froze our blood the huge
white monster we had been following sit
ting erect upon its haunches, with poor
Ben lying close to his side, and the snow
about them stained with blood that had
flowed from both their wounds. For a
moment neither the mate nor myself could
hardly think or stir, while the monster
before us uttered a succession of growls
that sounded as deep and threatening as
the howlings of the tempest. For a mo
ment the beast would look at the victim,
stretched so helpless at its feet, and then
glare at us, uttering deep growls continu
ously. The spell that was upon us was soon
broken and the mato slowly brought hts
piece to bear upon the monster, which
suddenly dropped down upon all fours,
and, still growling, seemed to be about to
commence a meal upon poor Ben, who
now, by a motion of hi3 hand, gave us to
understand that he was still alive and
sensible of his terrible danger.
4For heaven's sake, take good aim,
Mr. Jones," I said, as I saw that tho
mate was about to fire. "Aim at its
head, but not too low, or you may hit
There was a loud report, which seemed
to shatter the icy crags about us ; and,
when the smoke cleared away, we saw
the bear standing apparently unharmed.
The bullet had gone wide of its mark.
'Parker, give me your gun," called the
mate to the man behind him. A9 he
reached out his band to take it, the bear
suddenly clasped poor Ben in a fearful
embrace, and, uprearing upon its hind
legs, took a few steps in our direction,
then, quickly turning, sprang high into the
air directly over the fearful chasm, where,
for a moment, both man and brute seemed
suspended, and then came down upon the
other side at the very edge of the abyss.
The bear made a frantic effort to secure
a foothold, but. to our horror, both man
and beast rolled over the brink and disajv
peared in the depths of the horrible chasm,
A cry of horror broko from our lips as
we thus witnessed the terrible fate of our
comrade ; then we made our way down
as best we could, to the edge of the chasm,
and gazed into its fearful depths. All
was gloom, so dense that even the vivid
aurora borealis flashing across tl.o sky
could not penetrate it. We called upon
Ben by name, though we knew that there
was no chance of his being alive ; and the
echoes answered us, as if in mockery.
They were sad hearts that were carried
back to the shin. We left poor lion in
his glacier grave, and when, in the spiing,
we sailed away, it seemed as though we
had left him there alive.
A DRL131 REALIZED.
Som etime during last summer a stran
ger stopped at a farm house, in Parish
township, in this county, and asked per
mission to stay over "night, which was
readily granted by tho hospitable farmer.
A couple of hours afier retiring for tho
night, the stranger was taken "suddenly
and violently ill, and for sever;;! davs was
apparently deranged. On his recovery,
he informed hiahott that during hi.s illness
he had dreamed three niuhts in siiccr..m .
that he had discovered, in a certain ravine
near the house, under a rock, an earthen
crock containing a large amount of silver.
At this the old gentleman expressed sur
prise, and spoke of it as being a vcrv mys
terious dream. Afterward, h-jwever, t !;
were walking together in that section, and
the dream was again adverted to by the
stranger. An examination was at once
proposed by the farmer, to s:ilL-fy their
The rock wa3 soon found an l after
brushing the leaves carefully away it was
removed, and to their utter astonL-hnicnt
there sat a crock full of silver. They tok
it out and conveyed it secretly to 'the
house, and on examination it was found
to contain 400, which they served to
divide equally between them.' The day
after this discovery, as the strn.nr-cr w;fc
about to take his leave, ha complained
to his benefactor of tho inconvenience
of carrying so much filvcr, when an
exchange was proposed, the stranger re
ceiving 2o0 in greenbacks for his share
of the coin, silver then being at a premium
01 naoui ou per centum. It was not lon
after the departure of his guest, however
till mine host made another discovery
his ; 100 in silver were counterfeit! and
he had thus been ingeniously swindled out
of 250. The story was kept quiet for
several months, but it finally leaked out,
and we now give it to our readers precise
ly as we had it. Alliance (0.) Monitor.
. i. I. A h
Believing, but not Undekstaxijing.
"I will not believe anything but what
I understand," said a self-confident young
man in a hotel one day.
'Nor will I," said another.
Neither will I," chimed in a third.
"Gentlemen," said one well known to
me, who was on a journey, and who sat
close by, "do I understand you correctly,
that you will cot believe anything that
you don't understand ."
"I will not," said one, and so said each
one of the trio.
"Well," said the stranger "in my ride
this morning I saw soma geese in a field
eating grass ; do you believe that ?"'
"Certainly," said the three unbelievers.
"I also saw the pigs eating grass; do
you believe that V
"Of course," said the three.
"And I alsei saw sheep and cowa eating
grass; do you believe that ?"
"Of course," was again replied.
"Well, but the grass which they had
formerly eaten had, by dige.-tion, turned to
feathers on the backs of the geese, to bris
tles on the backs of the swine, to wool on
the sheep, and on the cows it had turned
to hair ; do you believe that, gentlemen ?"
"Certainly," they replied.
"Yes, you believe it," he rejoined, "but
do you understand it V
They were confounded and silent, and
evidently ashamed, as they well might be.
A Curious Love S.-(i;y. A very cu
rious story is told by several of tho ancient
writers respecting Egirvard, a Secretary to
Charlemngnc, and a daughter of that Em
peror. The Secretary fell in love with the.
Princess, who at length allowed him to
visit her. One winter's r iht he stayed
with her very late, and in the meantime a
deep snow had fallen. If he left, his foot
marks would be observed, and yet, to stay
would expose him to danger. At length
the Princess resolved to carry him on her
back to a neighboring house, which she
did. It happened, however, that from
tho window of I113 bedroom tho Emperor
saw the whole affair.
In the assembly of his lords on the fal
lowing day, when Egirvard ar.d his daugh
ter were present, he asked what ought to
be done to the man who compelled a king's
daughter to carry him on her shoulders,
through frost and snow, in tho middle of
a winter's night ? They answered he was
worthy of death. The lovers were alarm
ed, but the Emperor, addressing Egirvard,
said : "Ilad'st thou loved my daughter
thou should'st have come to rne; thou art
worthy of death, but I give thee two lives.
Take thy fair porter in marriage ; fear
God, and lova one another."
A GEOHQIA STORY.
Old Stanwix tells the followir. Geor
gia story, an l vouches lor its truthfulness:
About fh:rtv-f ln-n. nr.,1 .1 i'.'..l
a-o, there dwilt m onof th r..rs,l .'U.
IV-uce, the duties of which oiliee he dis- !
cuargcu with acM'.owlcdjred t4;ibi t!v ard
,r, 1 r f . , .
rTh VJ A i Rl ! ; S rera
r ri U':"S' ll'KCn,Tl-t!..be..a
very honest man. He had, howeve-, ac-
1 - . ; " " ' '
accounis ngain.-l tuo estates oi those ot
, -it , ,
to "shuille off their mortal coils" , within
the bonds ot' his bailiwick. Ho had car
ried the practice, to such an extent as to
arouse a suspicion in the minds of some
u:o,-.- io:u::, n:'.v: oi:ci.iri a a
an 1 having r.n l!::-.t (I..- 'Sij-:'::v
e--ry snouid bo q.iotod
ded, with tho cvnnivnncn and sts-l-Jon.
of a few comrades, to "unearth the f'w
old fox" and expose Li ra-cidlfi . Ac
cordingly, Bub pretendcl to die, w.is reg
ularly fhrou.led and !cid out on the coohnj:
board in the most approved fahio:). hr.d
sorrowing fr'n-nds procecile.l t- unread t!;r
news of his ih-iai.-e, v.hicii soo;i rei'h. -i
toe ears of old Buti-Cutt.- He lost no
timv. in repairing to the home of in.jiiriiu;,
carri?ig wuh itr. :i "full 'an 1 compk-te
assortment" of first-class condolence and.
sympathy, for cra.tuitou- distribution
among the members i;f tho bereaved fami
ly, and the many sorrowing friends of the
supposed docor.s.'d, who were present when
he arrived. After ho had relieved his
heart of its burden of iTea'ii; words, and
i;txttucu in a iunu-:iine ifUjvi at crying,
J, . - , -
. V,':" tibuul to !'-ive the SCCIiC'. IlJ
deilj- spoke as follow. :
Ah, po.-r B-b ; I'm r
was a gcc.-l feller, and I alh- fihf:d him.
hen mo and hi::i veent to t'ac racer- si
Aogutta nuw nigli es-.ito two yr-ars aro
I loaned h'.m a bin id red dollars to bet
onto a bay mare, arid hi !o.-;t, and h.".s
never paid accut of that nuney from that
day to this. Poor feller, he forgot it J
.reckon, but it's tin.hone.-t debt. Of course
I t-an get it out of his estate, and
Boit-Cutt didn't finish the sentemc. for
just at this point Bob, tho corps-, t-lowlv
rau-ea up i i ins mj-ou i, an-t strc C.i- at
his arms toward t!:c cl.1 . rogue, as if to
clutch I.irn, yelled
tricts of Georgia nn old codger by the ' comc-I- u,e rao" T
name of $uttr"utt Kaylor, who Ind fjr. i ef m- ""'"Pities ? our State are found
morlc ft.;,,vr. i tt, i. . 1 ' 1 : a!o;:g the lower course of Stone river, but
mcriy ei.joje.t the honm s and emoluments r -i i- -k- . -it -i
nerf-mm..- m tr-. , n i t . r .1 1 a lew m:les from Nashville. A wide creoi
pui.iwmi to t!ie t,Lice ot Justice of tho ' r .. - i .1 - t 1 .L
- tn-ii in-. i t i 111.11 lliu; t., 1 . i- .1 , r .1 1
:ui tw semel.nt.i: dead s; -rue --v here m ! :. - i . . r . -
- ... . . . . , . i '' mv.. i. ore wer3 u u:ir in a reman
)b Croir.".n. wh hv in thf n....rht.or- . . .. .
, , ' ,, , pouery ami S:ic:.3 crv large ornaments
ico I, and 'run' tho rosthi; e at t h. : . . c ,-. ,
a. vim aii. i:i iiiRiiiin UiU iiai, I'.liil l ! 1" i'ij .1'iniiiauii; !"ysiclu OI in-
The din j;nd roar drowned the rest, and j -H uetien, and look upon him with a kel
oid Butt-Cutt didn't wait to see or hear 1 inZ ;dmo.-t of reverence.
anything more, but with t!ie huiried ex- j 1 1- Since Jadge Sharswood has been
elatnt:en, "god d'omity," he shot throuih l,PuU t!lC Iench ho hns decided, as tho
the daor, hurried to his home, "packed j rvords will show, ah ve four thousand
".-i -, ..v vknj mi iiiu ii.-iin,iii-
hood, but the State of Georgia forever.
SEI.F-SACI13FIC2:. binrmed. mc dudg? who has had but
; twenty-five of his decisions reversed out
Tho following story of genuine heroism j of four thousand, must bo ns near infulli
is told by .Madame de Genlis, and, though i hie as any mortal man can ever hope to
not new, deserves to be printed again in be. No Judge who ever satin any Court
letters of gold: j in England or America, has exhibited a
When the plague raged at r.Urseitle,
and all the city was panic-stricken, the
physicians assembled at the Hotel do Yi!Ie
to hold a consultation. After a Ion" do-
liberation they decided nnaniniou.-ly that
the malady had a peculiar and riivs'terious
... ...!.:. I. .. . ... :
v-ii.o .iLio , v.i;ie;i a iio.m-mo; tuni exaaiina-
su ldeuly a surgeon named Guyon, in the
prime of life, and of great celebrity in his
proie.-.Mon, rose ana sai!, tirmlj', "lie it
. I will give myself for the. safety of
y beloved country. By to-morrow morn
I will ilissect a corpse, a. id write down
what I observe." Ho went away, calmly
made his will, confessed and received tho
sacrament. lie then shut himself up with
a man who hr.d died of tho plague, taking
with him nn inkstand, paper, ar.d a little
cruciiix. Full of enthusiasm,- ho had
never felt more firm or mure collected ;
ore tuo eo
gaj.o without horror.
ev-:i witli -oy.
trust, by finding t'..f ccret cai: ; of this
tcrrib'.e disease to show the way to s-me
salutary reme.iy ; and so will G.l blesfs
my sacriiiee and make; it useful." He
began he finished tho operation, and re-
corded in detail his surgical observations.
lie then threw' the p ipers into a vms of
vinegar, sought the lasarcito, and died in
"Died," did we say ? Nay, ho lived.
What life so real as that which casts it
self into future generations to be a lasting
benefit to men ? W hat better illustration
of the Chief Shepherd's words, "Ho that
loseth his life for my sake shall find it 1"
- Generr.l Grant's father addressed a
largo Democratic meeting in Cincinnati,
on Friday night. What n rattling there
mut be just now nmo't tho "dry bones"
at the League lloiiso.
II. G. Ilorton, Esq., one of the edi
tors of the New York VA-y Jl,o?:, died of
congestion of the lungs, on Sunday week.
A "professor" whodiv.'s f.-orn a hel-'ht
oi ice t into water oniy ten tet
is the sen-titifV' in l ot l
tion might throw light upon; but tho j c nim;11 :i 1 !':;'"ee, lusseil on Crimes,
operation was held an impossible one. j 'm' Smith on Contracts, with his profes-
tl'o i"- '(; i.uoi iiij.ii. lae.uaii.v lull a - v " 'v, nave
victim in a few hours. A d-.-ad jniuso j in:i' his name faraUir.r to all lawyers,
followed this fearful declaration, when ! w!, keeP P-v- with the ndvancin - nml
hleuialns of an ExUnct Ilucc.
It may r.ct b? generally hr-own that
the ground tn which the city of Nashvillo
now stands was once the site of an ancient
! aivl r'I!lU' town, yet sueh is supposed
1! ..,..1.. -x" r "
1 1 i . , , F
' people. But a lew davs azo several gen-
! n, researched this non.
-ud labor, richly rewarded by
:oseiies. At a place
known as bchn! s Si.nnir thev found a
. ,,. 1 .. , 1 , - , . , .
i mound 01 eor.n-.err.b'e height and perhaps
examination t.be nothing less than a vast
r.,.ius ileum of the eler.J. The graves
were f..::r.d to bo mudo of Hat rocks,
symmetrically joined together, and th rec
ironi shells f i.:n l oniy in the Gulf of
.... ii ... " f .. i l
, cj'i.i u ri t !(::( Ki i i. ifi ii.tiniin iin matfi.r
! .. i , , 1 , 1 .. ' , r
; avs ag, estimated that the
which they unearthr-d coidd not have less
ngi- i han '-00 or 7 ") years. What is re-r.iark-ii.lev
r;o waeliko implement arn
''tin 1 i-n this locality, from which it is in
terred thai. iLey were a peaceable r:v,
ar.d were pi-hab'v exterminated er driven
; away by Iodians. In v.v? of tho
I g"vr? was fcu';d a beautiiul little vase,
; which had been pl.rccd in tho hand of th
I inni-ito e-i' the tomb r.t tho lime of tho
burial. Upon ihh little bit of earthen
ware was the ruod.-l of a diminutive ani
mal. The care which these people teok
of their dead shows a high degree of hu
im.nitv. Wo learn that other investiga-
' tit i 4 C i r-i 4-,ict r- r , t ...... t V. 1
!l- fl.'iil ! 2 fir.rf irlir rA nwr
i ' ' - w inuni a iiv.il uii'J
. Cor th? antir--,rv r!!Shvi! IV.c .!
! Ju'o has-sxTotul's Record.
Last week wo referred te Jud-e Wil
iiiHiis meagre judicial record, printed by
hi3 hu-rS.s in a si:, all pamr-hlot. The
reord of tltat great jurist, Hon. Geqi
S'n:-- wn.-vl, n o-t! l !lil a liijrarv. '-
I. twenty e-ars ho lias lectured as
a i'i. 4.; in tho Law Department of
Pennsylvania to s'lc on of classes of
l-iw ?tiidei;ts, with an ability not inferior
i) i:ie ceUfratctl ehaitccllor Kent. Al-
ui cuuimy uiir; is covcreu 1111CK.1v wiui
i i.ti uc.-p Horn in oa.se or ine roouna
I1!OSt the ' hole Junior Bar ot Philadd- I
phia aro indebted for a part of their leal
:v, vu. iiuu-iu unu liny
! h"lv,; S'Ji-c to the Supremo Court, and onn
j hundred and twenty-live of them have been
better record than this.
Ill, Judge Siiarswood's varied produc
tions ns an author, are alone sufficient to
give him an enduring fame. His edition
of Blaekstone is tho best one ever oiven
I to Passion. His edition of Bvha
i nil Hilly Si"'!.!'. rr T-VI 1...,... !
! ' i.oscoe rt
gress of the law. St!nly Mcrcr'.
TnnNK-.vror-Nni.xD Dor,. A fenlle-
! ,n:m connected with tho Newfoundland
i 4-"c:'y TV-HS possessed of a dog of tin-
fcu" o-i-.oj a mciiy. iin cr.e oeca-
u . . n l.j-.ot . . ? . . . . ? . . It. 1
.... ... vi i;... i .
c.j.i ch uuai .io i i leu t.i i;is CPlpiO'
1:1 citTumstar.ccs c: cvt.f idcrablc peril, just
oatside of a line of breaker-, which, o'vin
to sot.io chsrga in t!; wind or weather
had, tinea the departure of tho boat, ren
dered the returti-nassajra through thom
e-trecly hr.-ardous. The spectators' on
?hore were quite finable to render ny as-
I j - to ineir lnends afloat. Much
,'r",-r! lirUi been spent, and tho danger secm-
1 to ,: -ntTCMsed inthcr thrt dimished.
Oar friend, ti-.e do?-, looked on for a length
ri' lirr:, evidently nwsro cf there being;
j Pro ". for enxicfy in those around?
! ''''esentlv, however, ho took to the water,
j nn'-- "do his way to tho boat. The crew
supnojM he wished to join them, and at
tempted to induce him to come on board-
b'U no ! he
wort! not go w.tbm thtir
rer.cb, but cor.t.::.te.I swimxtn about i
s!:ort distance from them. Altera while?
and several comments on the peculiar con
duct cf the dog, one of tho bunds suddenly
divined hi apparent moaning. "Givo
l.im the end of a rope," he said, "that i-
what he wants." Tho rope was thrown
the dog seized tho end in an instant
turned round and made straight for tho
shore, where a few minutes afterwards tho
I Mat and crew, thanks to the inkliigenco
of their four-fooled friend, were Dlaced
safe, and undamaged. Was thero no rea
noaiiij here J no acting with a view to an
cn l or for a uiven motive ? Or was it
nothing bat i uio iry. iii.-i'u.ct i
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