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Jan 5, '07 SAMUEL ALLRMAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Solinsgrove Ph Offers hi Professional se-viees lo Ihe public. All business entrusted lo his oars will b promptly attended to. Col lections made in all part of the Plate. Ho can spe-ik the Kngt'eb and German languaga fluently. Oftieo between llall'i and lb I'oil ofhee. LN. MY KliS, A1T0RNEV k COUNSELOR aT;llW Hlddlebiirg Bnyilcr County rptin'u. Office a few door West of Ibe I O. on Vain street. Consultation in English and German lsngunges. Sep. tiTif T C. Rl.'CHEK. J . ATTORNEY AT LAW. Iicwixbttr Pa., Offer bis professions! se'vloeeio the pun lio. All business eniru.ici i i will be promptly attended to. Jsn bis care ft 7if a"VlinVKIl k it K1.R JT SEWING MACHINE. Persons In need of a good and dursltle 8ewiog Machine can be accommouaieu ai reasonable pricss by calling on on 8a Vl Facbt, Agent, fcSeliusgrov. Jan. 24. lift J. Y. SHIN DEL, Kl'UliKON AND PHYSICIAN. Middlcuurg !'., Offer hi. professional erv!ie lo lb c!l liens of Middleourg and vicinity. March 21. 67 T F. VAN ROKIRK. SVROICAL k MECHANICAL DENTIST Selinsgrove renn. JOHN K. HUGHES, Esq., JUSTICE OF TUE TEACE, TeoD Twp., 6ojdcr Co. T Y1L WAGNEIL Kq., s JUSTICE OK TUB PEACE, '. Jftokaoj Township, Snyder Co. Ta. Will atteniNo all business entrusled lo hi ear SM OD in most runeounuir March 12. tiStf tsrms. D' kit. J. F. JCANAWEL, physician andsvkoeon. Itiitrtlle, cnjsicr ., its. OflsVl W professional rvics lo lb publiO. O-BBII 171 W. SCHWAN.M. I., ?e 8VU0E0N rnyeiciAN, Fort Trevorfm r. Offer hi professional rvioe to lb citiiens of this plao and Vfloinity. He .peak. a.ran.o4 English. iua A. BOYKR, Jr. 1 AUCTIONEER. Ff oeburg Snyder Co. Ta., Mot Mspesifully offer hi serviocs lo lb publio at Vendu Cryor and Auolion osr. Having bid larg experieooo, I feat eonffdeat ibat 1 u reader perleol atisfsttion lo my oaapioy. Jan. 0, '071 X ATTORNEY AT LAW k DISTRICT ATTOttNY, MIDDLEDCRO, 8NYPER- COUNTY, Pa Offioe In Court Uuse, dept. 16, liar LEWIS BBEMEK'S SOUS TOBACCOWAREHOUSE No. 322 N. THIRDS' 6,88 PHILADELPHIA. kit ERCUAJiT II0USJ5. tl. U. MANDERBACH Pbop'b. J. C. KIPK, Clerk Ko. 418 18 forth Third Blreei. . . l'biladelphla. Tlf ILLEB ELDER ' WHOLESALE BOOK SELLERS, SUtioorra, Blank book Maoulacture mA dMbn In WraoDiaf. Vlaatiog, Cur. mi and Wall papw Paper Bags Oon- . Neh Third roat abv Rao I UHIUi' . Sii ' u VOI 1.1AOLE HOTEL, li No. 227. North 8rd St.. (between Race and Vine) Philadelphia. k. v. i u.MMiU!i, rrop r. M. M. PWARM, tiperintendrnl. fti.33 AAMKWCAN HOTEL. VENTRP.VII.LR, "WYnER Co.. Pa. WILLIAM n. l.itNtl, Proprietor. This well known hotel, located In lite lowo of Contrevllle. ha been thoroughly repaired and refitted, and Is In lb best con dition In arcnmmodaleth traveling ptiMio. bverr effort will l mail lo promot the comfort of guests. A sunre or public pst- ronago I solicited. Apriltt-'TUlf E AGLE HOTEL. MIDDLEDl'RO, PA. J. 1. STAIILN LI KKR, TroprlrUr. Havlrg taken charge of thiaolil and well established stand, Ihe proprietor proposes o devo'e all bis attention to lb providing of bia Table and IW and the accommoda tion of loib man and beast. He solicits a liberal share of Ihe public pntronage. January r.i, m.u ly liiREEMONT 1 1 OT EI,. JT FKLt.MO.1T. frNVDtR CO., PA. ENOCH 8.MITII, Proprieur. TLIs new lintel Is now prepared lor Ihe accommodation of guests and will afford first rate entertainment lo persons visiting . . . f ir . ! , a t . l . rrecmonv. r.vvrj eiiLri win oe wmi. m promote Ihe comfort of trsvelers slopping at this house Choice liquors at tbo liar, and the Table supplied with the bcsl the market afford. An ample tinhle in eon nrotlon with Ihe bouss. AprilU'TOtf rnntt.lt. J BGHAYBII.L, inns OISUAIU. J. V. ZOEM.IN CO., (Succerso a In Sriberling A Zoellin.) WAOLKSALK DF.ALERS & 1MPOHTKRS DRUGS & MEDICINES. Nob. 402 & 404 North Third St. l.:ilj PHILADELPHIA. J-JAN'SELI. & CHEW, SUCCBSSOBS TO CikfrFXAV k cnxw, CROCTXS&V ATCD aLAUWAftE, o. 21 North Fourth Mreil, PHlLADRLrtllA. Original I'ackagrs I'onstantly on llnnd. Represented lr THKli S RW1MKPOHII. UASn. CltA.KI.I.O. WATCH db CLOCK MAKER, Market 81. Middlcburg IV nAVINO loomed in ibis place I would respectfully Inform Ihe ciliscna nf MiUdlebu-s and vicinilv that I am prepared to repair CLOCKS AND WATCH KS cheap and rsprditioui-ly. The patronago of 'he Liil.lio t rrrpectluiiy sonciien. W. liKANELLO. Middlcburg. Sot. 21, 1H0'.. QUO.SS & MUOTUEKS, Manufacturer of and dealers in all kine of BILL TIMBER. LUMBER. PALING. SHINGLES, LATH, FLOOIUNU. etc, tihamokin Usui, Pnyder County. 1't. AUorder promptly filled. Ilrtaiif. Chnry, I'oflar, and Linn l.iimhtr eonilunttji en hand. 7 20y rpHE DAY . Is published every morning (eicept Sun day), at Ibe ofiV. N. W. corner Bulb and Chestnut stteels, riiilade'plii. Trio One Cent per Copy. Served by the carriers in any part of Ihe city, and in the adjacent oities and towus. for SIX CENTS l'tlt WEEK, payable lo the carriere. l'rlce for mailing. THIRTY-FIVE CENTS per mouth, or rOLU DOLLARS per au num. A T DISBI.. W H BALLIBT. t STOl'OHTOS ISEL, DALL1ET k 8T0U0IIT0N, uEXERALCOXXlSSIOX XERCI1.1XTS, AXD DIALIBS III Country Produce awl Pomettic Fruit, .SW, dV., Ko. 22 Soutii Water Street, KHILADELPHIA. . RirsssNCBs. Jaanh R. Rlegrt & Co., 838 Market street t I.ipneneott & Trotter. 21 N. Water alreet ; Howl, Monhright Co. hi') Market Street j Ex. One. Janes Pollock, 80 south till si reel; John Weisl 808 Walnut street) Harris & Graham, 8U7 Arch street reO'llrtHr JEVI SELLER. . Manufacturer of and dealer la FURNITURE, Would respectfully Inform Iks oltlsens of 8rlinsgrov and violnity, Ibat ha manufso- lure lo orJer and steps oonstantij on nanu CHAIRS OK ALT. KIND. ANP Furniture of every Jlosonption, at lb very lowest prie. II respeolfully invite an eisminatlon or - ' BEDSTKA lK. Bl'HEAI'S, TABI.KS, SOfAS 1,111 HUES, snnui, utisinn, o. BVrA Decial tevitatioo ta eilended In newly married folk to oall an J too my slock be for urobaslug elsewhere. i.r. t nsucn. 8elinsgrov. April 6. 1870 -If N EW MILLINERY Fancy Store, Oppoalt Phlndel II Bwluelurd's Drug Bloro, Middlcburg, I'a. I lake this mslbod of Informing the cl It tens of this place and vicinity, thai I bav Just returned from Philadelphia with large supply of Hlllloery and Fsnry wOod ., eonslstlog of HAT8.DOK.NKT8.FLOWER8. klUHUNS. ka..t.. and am eoostantly re- colvlng nw good and new tiylea. I'leas five m a eall nerore puronssing iswner. will pislllvsly sell as cheap aa any Mitlt nsr in Ihia r adioining counties. WAKV A. HALTEUAN. yiddleborg, April 2H'. Ig'O.-am " TIIK HAND IN-IIANI) MUTUAL LlrIssiirsoeCoenivats a stlr of ood Aissu i auu, a boo4 Uoaeral Aasat fur Pliulrara suu vlsUiiy, sum a Usaeral Aasot fur lh Oarmtt eoaallM ol Pennsylvania. Address Uuai Oatee, No. IM HoaU Mk kit, falbuUlphto. j. 8. MIDDLEBUna SELECT POETRY. The Old Han's Will. Old Olver Pmlth in his thread hare suit. lleaes the Ill-bred urchins laugh and boot, "There goes Ihe miser, f.nnr and ol I, Starving and crimping to heap t'p gold." I'ul the old man thinks, wiib a quiet smile. Let bese Idle scoffers wail while. Till llms, which sift ths wheal from cl atf, May show thai the poor hfta cause In laugh, Tli old man goes to lh promise sure, Who feed l he hungry an lelothe" the poor. To lh very least i f Ihem all, shit'l c II hath don it also unto Ms.'' The years roll by ami lh will Is read. And blessings dpaeend on the giver's nead Por many a farmer of wealth and skill Owes bis slnrt in life lo lh old man' will. It heirs the orphaned children's try, And (tie hlushing maiden's modest sigh. And It so.ilhi-s the poor men's dying bed, Kur it gives to hts .slsrving children bee id i And il claims ls share ot the perfect bliss Which crowns the lover e eosialio kits, Kor it furnishes gold for golden bund Which binds them together in heart and band. "God help the widow ! so poor and old," And lie dors from the miser's hour led gold. For His per foot love to Hie ol I in.tn gave llolb I he wish to give and the power to sav Vo sordid slaves to the shining pelf. Who love Ihe gold for its own poor self. Who know i but lite cislt you five so well Is dr it-giti you down In Ihe depths of lie, ir bow to leave il youM like in ktow, Yet Iske II with yon when you go, To ihe bank which seven fold interest pays, nuere no thieves can steal, ami no rust decays. flo that ruins lak wings and upward fir. inil Hie camel goes Hi rough the needle s eye Oocluihe Ihe poor aad the hungry fill. And follow tbo text of Ihe Old .Mun s n ill : MEMORIES. Mnny the thoughts they bring This sunny luck of hiir. This severed lock, ond this little ring. My owu low used lo wear. Tliey cut this shining curl 1'lom my lost darling s head; They look this hoop of gold and prarl From Ihe lingers of ths do.i.l. lon in Ibe old churchyard They laid my maiden sweet With a uiaibl cross her heed lo guard, An 1 a rosc-tre at her feci. But Ibongh she' sleeping there, l i'i not of all bereft Alihiiugh she's (.one the di-ar aud fair, Still 1 have something li ft, She's gone from my embrace, Vet treasures Hire have I The golden ring, aud Ihe waving (rws, A 'id a sweet, sweil incin.iry. TIIK KAtJT.S IM TUE UAK OK THE QUEAT BEEF COW Tit ACT- 1)V MARK TWAIN. In at low words) n posible I wish lo lay hetore tlio tuition wbut entire, howsoever Htuull, I have li ltd iu lliit mutter this mutter which has so ex crt-iecd lite puldie mind, ent'emh red MO much ill-leelinir, end so Oiled the newstiaiiei'M of both coutiiieole with disponed eutumeole at.d cztravia-iut C'lmmonts. The origin of this diMtre."rul tliiitL' was this and I Hnert hero tlmt every I act io the Inllowin remunc can be uiui'ly proved by tbo olfioiul records d tho Ijeticral (iovcrnment. John WiIhou Mackenzie, ol Rotter dam, Cliemun County. New Jersey, deceased, contracted with the (ieiicral (.iovcruiiiLMit, on or before tlu lOib tluy of October. lSlil, lo furnihb to General rihertnan ihe sum totul of thirty larrols of beef. Very well. Ileclnrled oiler Shel tiiali with the beef, but when ho pot to Washington Sherman bad jtoua lo ManUMtas ; a he look the bee I and followed him thote, but arrived too lute ; he Mluwe I liiut to Nashville, and from Nushvile to Chuiiaooui;a to Atlanta but he never could overtake bim. At Atlaota he took a frerb atari und followed him clour through hie murch to the sea He arrived loo Into anuin by a few days, but henriti that Sherman wan doinj' oiu in the (Juuker City exenrsioo to the Holy Laud, bo took ghippinx for Ruirul, calcn'a'itiif to head ol) the I'tber voiel. W boo he arrived in Je rusalem with hie beef, he leurued that Shertnao had not sailed in the Qua ker City, but had gone to the I'luine to light the Indiana. Ho returned lo America aod started fur tbo Rocky Mount io. ALr eUhiauo days ol arduous travel oo the Plains, and when he bad i:oi within tour wile ol Sher man's headquarters, be was toma hawked aud eculped, and the Io Joins liot the beef. 'J boy got all ol it but one barrel. Sherroau's uraiy c)tur ed that, and so. even in death, the bold ' navaiatur rarity fulfil ted bis contract, lu his will, whtoh he bad keDt like a iourual. ho bequeathed the contract to bia eon Bartholomew V. Uurtholuniew W. uiude out the follow ie bill aud tbeo died : Tub UnitiD Stats Jitmt ifi'tA Jolm Wilson Maokeozte, of New Jersey, deeett.-a. lr To thirty barrols of bucf for Geoer.il Khorinao. a iuu. ta.uju Tu travelliuaTeiDooses and trans norutlon, i n.uoo - , rr r. ' Total, tlT.OUO Ree'U ry't. Ilo died then; but be left the cou trnci to Wm. J. Martin, who tried to collect il, but died before be Kotthrouuu lie left it to Darker J. Alleo, aad he tried to collect it also. He did not survive. Rarker J. Alien loft It to Anson G. Rogers, who attempted to nolUet it. sad got alone; as lar a the Niatb Auditor's office. , when Destb, ibe yreBt Leveller. earns all uoaummou 4, aad foreloeeJ os ..him also, lie left the bill, to a i relative of bis in -;.... Vmimahs. Ifnnbtna- htf VUtHWUIIWW,. . wwQ-.w..vw --J- - J otoie, who lasted four weeks and two SNYDER CO. PA., MAY 11), 1870. day, anl tnsd tho test time on ref old, c'oujlni? within one ot' learhmg the TwhIiiIi Auditor. In his will he pivt t'j coutruot bi'.l to lii-s undo, by tho ttmt of O-he-Joy-ful Johnson. It Wis too Uhtlorniioinr lor Joyful. II is Ut words wora : " Wep not lor mo I mil w.lluitf lo g." And so he w. tjorsout. Seven poople inhotiiml iho emtnet nflcrthit. Hu. thry all died. So it oanio iuLt uiy hinds at lot. li foil to me throtuh a ruhlive by tho name of Hubbird Uoilil-'liotn llub biinl, nf lodiatii. Ho hid a produe ainst mo for long time ; but in hi Sat nwinents ho aent for m, and for- uuve in t'verythittit. and weeping give Wlio tli lu'ef cutiUact. Thii on ls the history of II up to the time th.it I upcrelivl to tho pi op en y. I will now cnlcitvor t ieel ui noil atrtuKlit More the osliuti in every tliiutf lliul coni'tirim my ebire in the tnit t--r. I took thin b l contfjet, ml I hill lor tuiifii)(o mid ti'iinspi'iiiiioti. to the !' cdiilout of tho I'nitod Slalua. lie S.i.l " Well, ir what con I Jnfur you?' t attiJ " Mru: on or hoiit the lOtlt tlay of Octulivr, lS it.Jiiliti WiUin M.n kMiixio. tl ItDttcnliun, t'lioniiinn Oiuniy, New Jcr.it'V. dore;t!t(), cmitrai tod Willi tin.' tiiMti't'ul Uuvetnuirut in lursi-ih m Geo erai Sherumii tbo an in total of thirty bnt rcle of beef lie li'p"d me there, on I diHiuis.sed mo Irom his prortoiice Viu.lly but lirmily. Tho ooit tiny I c tiled ou toe Secreiury ol Stole. Ho aii l Well. ii r I Hiii I : " Your Royal 1 1 i jIiih-h-s : Oil or about tlio 1 tl dy of lle'olier. John WiU.iu M.ict. ii.ie, ot U t lerdiim, Clieiuimy County, New Jersey, deceased, cottlraclid Willi tbo (ieiieral (tovotntnrnt to lnruih to lieucral Mieitiian the euut toiul ot thirty bar j rel ol' beef" "TliHt Will do, sir lb:it will do; this odiee bus nothing lo do with cou- truetH lor beef." I was bowed nut. I thought the matter ull over, ami Uuully, tho I'tllow. itii ilay, I vuntol tlio Secretary of the Navy, who amd. " Sju ak UicUly, air ; do not keep lue waimw." 1 sni I " Vmi r Royal llijf lmca : On nt about the lOih day ol October, 11, Jolm Wils m Miickcux e, of R atci'dum. I'lii iiiuii County, Now Jersey. de ceiiscd, contr.ieii! I with tho (ieiieral tiiivcri.ment lo lU'liMi to (ieueiel Stu rm ill the until lu'.ul id ihirly h:ir rel.H of l-ci I" Well, it w:s os far as I could get lie had inn limit to do With heal' con ti'ait! for lieiieial Sbcruiun cither. I be;itti to think it was a citrimls kind of a Government. It loooked Homewlint us if they wauted to get out if piyin lor that beef. The follow mij day I went to the Secretary of ihe lutermr. I Hit it! ' Vour IniHirials Ilit'linB1 Oo or about llo lOib day of October " That in siilllcieut. sir 1 bavo hear I of you before. Co luke your inl'u lioim hetd colltr.ict out ol I liiet e-tub Ihiueiit. Tho lutorior Depaniii it has liotbitij; wbat ?VtT to do with eab Hirttcuco for the at my." I weul aauy. R it I was exasper ated now. 1 Mini 1 would haunt th-v hail road rond in ti njiig!,! and S,ld. 'STOCKS t A llouglil and ,suid J COMMISSION ONLY. won sriiiv eoiilraets for beef. I tnov ed upon tbo Commissioner ol tho 1'al cut Office. 1 said " Your august Excellency. On or abnii " " lVrdition ! have you ("t ie-e with your incendiary buel eonlract, at lust ? We bav nothing to do with boef eon IracU lor the army, tuy dear sir." ' O, that is very well but some- lioily bus got to pay for that beet. 1 1 liaa potto oe pain now, ion, or i u iim-n-.Cule this old I'atent Office, sud every thiuff ia it." Rut, my dear sir ' 4 ' It don't make any diffiereoee, sir. The I'aleul Office is liable for that beef. I reeon : aud liable or nut liable, the l'atotil Office has got to pay for it." Never mind tho details. It endod ia a Gbt. Tho Patent Ofliou won. but 1 found something out lo my J- vautsife. 1 was lold luat ine treas ury Department wus the proper place lor mo to uii. 1 went there. 1 wan ed two hours sud a halt, and then 1 was admitted lo the Kim Lord ot the Treasury. I said " Most noble, grave end reverend siguor: Ou vr about ibe 10th day ol October, ldGl, John Wilsm Mau- keo " , . ' That ia sufficient, sir. I hpve bosi .lofjou. Uo to the l'irst Audi tor of ibe Treusury " 1 did so. He eeot Die to the Second Auditor. The Second Aoliior sunt rue to ibe Third and the Third sent me to Ibe First Comptroller of lh Com boef Division. Tbi begao to look like business He examined his books sod all his .loose papers, but louud uo minute of the beef oontrsul. 1 went to the Seeond Comptroller id the Coru-hovf Division. He examin ed bis books and his loose paper,, Jbnt with no suoeea. 1 was euoouraaed DuriDir that week I sot as tar aa the Sixth Comptroller ia that division ; the next week I got throunh the Claims Uopurlotput ; the third week 1 begao and oonipleled the Mislaid Con tracts Department and rl lootbold ia the Dead Keokoniox Dopartmeot Thara was onlv ona nlace lelt for it 00W I laid siege to the CoinuabsiODcr of Olds nnJ l.ole. Tu the clerk, Mlher he wns not there liiniu'll'. There WtTO el teen th'atltil'lll Jroiltl la lies in tho roo n, writiitjt in books, and I here wori neoii woll fuvorol yntinis olotks sbovrini ihcm ho. Tho yo'itirf wom en stnilod up over their shoulders, nnd iln' florki etnilod back t ihom, and till went murrr s a inarrlaite hell. Two or three cletks tlmt were readinir the tiepepore looked nt tno fsllu r lim tl, hut went on rcuditii:. and ihi'hi ly isrii I Btiylliin.it llowrrer I h:i'l horn iiimI to lliis kind f nhi-.-rity Irom Fourth .it.in'Btit-Cli-rka nil ihrnuifli my event I'ul career, l'rm Mil very dnt I entered the Hlici' t)f lite Corn-Heel liii'eau cleir till I paied out of llie lift file in Ihe le;il Uocki'tiiti); Pivi siitl. 1 hsd got so aet(iitiilnicd I'V t bin time tint 1 isoitlJ stntnl on otic Imil Irom tin? motiirtit 1 entered no ofli 'e till a clerk spoke to me, witliottt iliHninp; nu re tliun two, or iiiHvlie three times So t stool there till I lis I rlmno'l four (lifiicrctit timcit. Then I fuid to une n the clorks) lm wj redin.- " IlliistroiH Vniiraiit, where in I he tirsml Turk?'' ' Wbit do yon mean, sir? whom do von mean T II Veil mean tlio Cliiel i(' the it iri su. he is nut " Will be visit ibe birom to-day ' The ynunir man irlared upnti me awhile, and then wuit on rradiiii( Ins paper. Hut I knew the ways of those clerks. 1 knew I Was utile, II' he gut through before another New Votk mail arrived. He only had t we in 're pa llets h it. Afer awhile bo tini-lird llietti. nil I llinn yawned, and unked ui wliut 1 wanted ' Itvnowiie I and honored Imtieei'e ; llu or uhout " " Vou are the beef contract man (Jive me your pipers.'' Ho tu k them, and for t lonjt time lie ruiivicoed Ins odd-s an I ends. I'm- ally he f iutid I be North West I'as.nje ai I rcirird'-d it bo found the I mJ- Ut record id I lull beef contrail he, louud the rock upon wh eh so tinny ol j i u v aneestors had HpUi bet'oru tlm ever K l lo it. I was deeply moved. And ynt I.rejoieed for I have a tt-1 .'ood I.tn H'.ep it. is lo i nfnd, an I j ' l'.'Ui .'" replied the tnercb mt, pla vived. I said, with iMiioli.iQ, " lie i then III g to New York 'nud -'o alioar I , 'Hi.' tin' in on-v in the ban Is of a ly- it me. Tho Gnveriiiiieiit will si tti- j now i Ho waved lim back, and raid there was on.elhii)( yet to lit'M. " Wl.cra isjol.n Wilsiti tie ?" add he. ' Head.'' be done j Maeken- ' When did he die ? ' ' Ho didn't die at ull lie wis Kill ed.'' " How?" " Tomahawked." ' Who tomahawked him?'' 'Why, an Indian of eotiree. Yon didn't suppose it was a superinten dent of a f'utiiluy fC'hool, did you '" "No. An Indian, wus il !"' " The same '' " N line of the Indian ? ' "Hishaiiio! 1 don't know hie name.'' "Mn.it li ivii his nam . Wliosiw the totiiiib iM kuijr done V' " I don't know." " You weie not present yourself, then?" " Wliii b you can s.'e hv my hair. 1 u.vas aheeiit '' " Then bow do you know that Mac etiziu is dead !"' ' Kecu-n bo certainly died at that ime, sud I have every reason to h eve that ho has been dead ever since. I-now be has. in fact.' " We in u -t have proofs. Have you V t the Indian I' " til eourso DOt.' ' Well, you must cot bim Have yo'i irot tho tomahawk ?'' " never thought ol sucu a tinntr. ' " Vou mu-it k' I tlio toiualiawk. Vu must plod. i co the ludian and (bo torn aaswk. If Msckctuiu's death can ho proveo by these, you cm then no be fore the Cotllini-tid 10 app linled to au dit claims. With s mn sii of 'uttin,' you bill undiTSueh Headway that your . a : i I . . -.1,1.. I . ........ : .. . ctili'lien may pos-iiny ioo in ici-i-iv.-j the money and enjoy it. I'ul tint I lino's death must be proven. How ever, I may as well tell you that ihe Government will never pay that trait;: oortsiioo and thoee Iravt-hiu expenses of tho la me nted .Mackenzie It moy possibly pay fr Iho barrel of bevi Ibat Sherman's soldier captured, if you can get a relief bill through Con gress making su uppropriation lor that purpose ; but it will not pay I'it the twenty niue barrels the liidiuns ate." "Then there it only a hundred dol lars due me. and that isn t certain : Alter till Mnckcnae'a travels in Ku rope, Asia Ainerict with that beef; alter nil hi trials ami triouiuii uibuiio transportstion ; sfter the i.luiiu;htcr ol all those innocents tbil tried tu collect i but bill t Yout'ir mm, why didn't bo First Comptroller of the Coru Reef Division tell me this " He didn't know inythln about the iienuinenes of vour claim." YY hv didu t the Setond tell me J Why didn't the Third f Why didiIt all inose aivisioDS auu uepsriiiiewvs loll me P "None of them knew. We do things by routine slid louud out what you , wauted to know. It is the host way. It is the only wsy. It ia very regular, aad very slow, but it is very certain. " " Ys, eortain death. It has been to the most of our irihe. I beiu to feel ibat I. too, am called. Youmt muo, you love the bright oreature yon der with tho gentle blue eyes sod the steel pens behind ber ear I see It in your soil glnoo you wish to mar ry uer -out you are poor, iiere, uoii out vour bsud bere ia the beef con tract j go, take ber aod be happy I NO. VI Ileuven tletn y.iii, my i liiMti n !'' This ia all I know aloiut the p;rea' heef conlr.ict, tlmt It nit rfentctl an itiurh tnlk in ihe cotiitniitiiiy. 'I Ik el'-lk to wlioti) I Le(iteallicil il died I knew mulling lui'tlirr nhtiut Iheeon tractor nny one connected with it I only know tlmt il'a mini lives lonp "tioiiuli, he can li'sro a tiling tlirmli l ho Ciretiinloeution Mliee of W's-hini:-loti, it nil find out, alter iniieli Ixlmr ami 'Muliie end del.iy, tlmt wliieh In eoilld httve found nlit on the (if! flux it' l li a liimiiiorvt of tlio t.'trcLinilix'iilioii OTire were as indent m-dy My-trimtt i.nl as tl w ull Lit il it w-re ore-it vule tiu reuiit le ittstitiitioii 7', '". I'll-, f,l- til Olll Slvl). (ioverlliif Snyder, the (!orciii.r the Keystone .Sta'e, m.A niltitt? e.iin I'ortaliiy in his utrlor at Srlinsrne hi.s r il nil aho.le, the cares of etule ei! tiiU lightly on hi breast, fur be bid j'l-t tell the iliiitiei-t ihle, and f.-lt at peace with all the world, when a kii.H-l was h i.irl nt the IVoiit door, mill I'u'riek D'lliinneati was u-hoied into the prcen. e of tho j: io j-uatured Uoveriior. iv'tur Snyder, I nilp.oso." snid Put Miih an a:teuiil ai an ilc.uii bow. 'Si I am called : pny be mated,. I le t me what I fun do lor yo.t lo day.' IM eat a be k around the roo n, i ub'iod h s kuees a ho sal dow u on the edjo id the chair, an I alter a lew nioiiicul's hcnituiiuu be besn io line wi-e : ! "Wa'al, fitv'nor, ii's aliout si yenr S'tieo I eaiiie till this e mtiiry. a id I've) l et n a li in' up thett on l.v iiMiiiii I ('leek, ond I thui 'hl it w:i almiit ' tiuio I was g mi home till th mil l eoiinirv, to Kee tnv po roul l ui itbei'.,a tSolldess ber! bcloro she ilies. iin I nil ny oui i friends there ; and I thiM.-ht. j ills lieaiil pei'plo talkiu a K'vul led ! , . iv nur Snydor, mi I what a trivtit Ji. uer lie was. that I wmild tail nud pay toy r '-p-et-i till him '' U i e I'.it took a ret, and bcmi a.aiu : "An l no I II ne o; .Hi ( ( rinliidelfv. utnl a. a ulnp. a id iil till ould lio .ni l, atit : here he took a lotiir lo '! at I he si h-' Imsi I, eturkhiij' with its w.-ll-lille l ' deea-iter-. when I ,eo mvoilllni tln-r. and lII my ould li iends, ' toil tlnon j how I faded on the liov'uer of I'm I I' sylvany, and bow ho wis inijlity o ilo ami ej.no me a u'u-s nt brauds to drink his houer's health " The covi-ruor took tint hint, utnl I lillel a xhiA, m bi ill 1'ut emptied pk1 soon, saying, " Vmi r unit I h.'ul h. iruv'iicr, ntnl mi; ht'e till ye, and all your ktlh and kin:" Down sat Put a.-aiu, and iiftec .s.vciiti' u f.-w kuid iuiUiries ot th- governor, he roic ami epoke : 'Ws'al, 1 Vposc I inti-st bo uioiin'. I'm oinii' Irmn huro to Phiiadelly, mil it's a h iii step lo no afoot, and Irmi there I II pi till New York, mid lli-n I II ah. Mid a nliip to ould Ireland, and there I'll ull a I my null liiii'nls lull In ro I called eu Ihe gieatliuv'nei of I'iti-y Iv.niy, sa l be ave me tirt ttlasses ul br.iu.lv li dtiuk b a b uioi' lieahb." 'fhe'.veriiof wuscau'lil. uiiJ poured nut Ihe M C itl I iJ 't. wiiieh h.ci.i tieil the other end of I'ul's t niile, und In went thrniijli the rimamlo SL'iiiu end tilsf Wi'.li ( ililS-t'rio lil'antlv "Ah!" end tlio lioverimr. have u t bad firee i;Iism' '' tut you Put Was all cut up and cut down by tins unexpected answer Ho pushed his fiogi ri) ihrou.'li bis hti.r. ilr .ppe.1 bis lower jiw, and looked like s ducplt n ouiided "j iuf Ic inan'' ns he win. A h tppy thought hit him, uu l,brihleuiu up, ho siid, "Rut v iu wouldn't havo me tell my ould mother a lie, would you ?" The tf.io.l governor wus on Ited for a til niniuL, und tlit inird (.'lass pa . Iro'ii iho Htiieb ur l into the louinu ' I 1 1 . I I i . I ho. nn n the dry Irishman, who diauk auk thus hepi'i ; "A th iu-Mtif thanks, iiv'm-r! Ibe ssint liio-s stid the Virgin kape you. und give y..u loti lifo and plenty ol such hiiin ly as this, your honor ! Ami now I'll be coin' to Phi ulellv, und it's a long way there ufo d, and tin n " Tho Lnveriier cull slsud it no Inilier, hut, hall l iubiui;. and Lull mad at thu ii llow's impudence, mi I i is own readiness to t u coaxed, h showed Ids L'U.'t ti Iho d .of. and (old bim, us il was ho far to Phiiadelly, be bad better bo making tracks in that direction without uny more duluy. To KEstoHK ib) life of a tree in jured by mice, the .Mu'oe F'trimr su ests, to lake several small twuigs id the tree, eul l io enough to reach over ihe spuco wbers Uu bat k bad hem squawed off, and insert ibem under the b.uk both below and above iho yirdlcil place. Inserts aullieieiit iiumbcr ol lbeo for tho sat) to axceud. bio I out side ot them a piece of elm batk or een uu slid piuji'o of uili-lntb. Su I in a shopt uiue tn woun I will entirely heal uwt. and tbo tree will vuminue io grow. A Lini.i; girl at Klruira got ber ereniiiK prayer antuewbat mixed Ihe other evcutnuT ohe kueelod down and gave vpol to her feeling svs follows: Now lay oe down lo deep, Vs niy darling dauxkler, I prsy tb Lord Biy soul lo keep, iiul don't go near lbs water. . Oa the dsy lullowing the reeciut ot the news ol tho Richmond disaster, s sharp thief at Lexington, Ky., while on hit trial, gave word that thooourt bouse waa falling, and, durlug tbe con- lusioo, road good uincK'spe. fon.no 'UMI line half column, ona yesr. tlne ftoirth cidumn, one year, line sittsre (III lines) one inrertien Every additions! insertion rrnfeasionnl and llusise cards of not more than five lines, tier veer, Auditor, Fieeutor, Administrator and Assignee Xollees Editorial notices per line lft.no 60 t.Od 2-0 13 All a lverttsemenis for a shorter perina than one yenr are pnynlffe at Ihe lim they are ordered, and if not psid Hi per sou iirdoring them will be held responsible tor I lie limner. M hat tt Hoiiimii 'l lilnka. There is a winiinn out in Jolict with it lew en phaiie ulcus uti the topes which flitilate the biennis if a burtioti of her sei, und she talks in this way : ' 1 just tion t t'clrve iu these new women notions I have raised six boys four ul'thein vote now, ami tho others will H'Hili be eld enouub. Then 1 wiU luive six votes. Now these cmul-loi-uoi b n women who Imvo r.Mlvl their tl Bwny, und never TaisoJ a iti(le boy, come annul and want every w uiiaii to vole lor lieiself. I ih'D't believe in niieh unnrsonse. I nave tiiMeii n.y h inys, an 1 l am " ' 'U4 to have every one vote for tin. j I h.'se women who pi I, i ttirin nround ,lhe (.in, try in.tei l of railing boy M, jliivo u,i huMiiees I i vote a yway. And vihen they soy tint they are jus'. 1 as jro.i.i a . uin, H) i have "a ricdit (. , Vote for thi insi'lves, if tb V bi0 lio Imin to do n lor tlieui. it is not true. If they are. as nm.'trl as I am. why did thcy hot r.iise s iiiis ln.ya to vote for 'thetii ,' I tell y.i.i .In n ,l iutetl l to i lie elteatel nut of my X Votes by any ' U 'li iii l-li.r nothing I dks. I jui nt tiiil Ihe no. Id would conic lo a pretty 'pa, in a tiiiliiy -h'Tl time, if tint , ttotncii till l ink to "'ti' timu d ho lurm.' on wimniit:'-. rit-.lils, iuhtead cf rai.-ni-' ti;is " "I lti.re.oN I eoullu't drive trndo with yo j to tl iy, Njuaro.'' sii I a "iu ooine" speeimen of a Yankee pedler, as lm i-tu "I Mt t'.iu door of a merchant, in St. I..) lis. '1 rei kon you calculate ah ml ru'il. fr you cant t," w;i.i the sneering reply 'Wall, I t'uess you tieedu'l 'l IiiiOV 'leoil it. .'..w lure's a itiooimt ri n--.ir.ips worib l.vo tbdliis utnl ha I ; ymi may have 'i-tn lor two dollars.' I tell 'u I 'l"ti I want any of vour nps n.i you in .y as ue.l he gomj aii'ti.; " "Wall. now, lool; Jii-re, aouare, I'll heiym K.'u if dlars tb.it if you tuuko mo au id) r l-.f tin tu 'eiu eltoiis, we'll liuue a trad yet 4 uu h-r. ' The V ihkee deposited a I. ke t- "Now." mi l ihe merchant. "I'll -'- '" a piciyuiio (aixpeuee) for tbo strops ' " I'lie're ynr r'u !" i i I the Yankee, let (.J :- t ly p ieketed ibe M'ukei iui, sou lie utters I tlio r.-llce. I'.oii, ami with t'teit itjipiin nt honesty, "I raleiil .to a j.kc's a joke; nud if ou ilou't a un't them KlropH, I'd trade naeli. The incich. mi's eiuute.ioce bright ened. 'You are not so hid a chap, after Oneeolumn one year mi-jau, eatu no. "Here are your strops jfive me iho iteuiey." j "There it i.-.''.ii l the Yatikeo, ns lie leeetvnd Ihe i-lri.jis and passed over the sixpensc. "A tr ule is a trado ; mi l now you tire aid-- uua'c, tbo next tiuio ynU trale with that ere eixpoiiNO you'll do a I ttie better Ihiin lu buy iaxor-stmp. And away walked tho peddler with wit?i his Htrops und bis wuer, amid the i-ho'i(s nl tie1 la iu'tnii croivd. A iiooii .story is lold in tin I's-tern per nl tin ttvatmeiit ol a drunken I' liu-bind by his unliable epo.is- Alter i r HI.' vi.ri l is I'xporimetits lo ruro his dr ink tiess. nIii ut lat bethought hei sell ol'au itln-r plan of iiiii'iiii a ' rc lotiii- l druiiliarl'' of ber bu-hund. SLfl cn,'i.'el a witehmau. Cora Blip luted reward, . to ci' ry " Philander" to tiio watehliiiuso, whi'c yet ia a ntsta nl' ms -iisihility. uti I to " jri'jhU'n him it I't'r" wheu be recovered. In c lUiseijiienee to this arrangement, he was walid up about eleven 'clock ai niejit. Hin I I'.itiinl Liiu-i ll lying on u pine h 'nch in a lr n).'.- mi I dun apart, ucnt. Itai-i'iL' hini-ell' up nu his cl iiow. ho loiked lU'ouiid, until his cys rested on a mau sitting by a stove, and 'ineki'ig u i Lar. White am 1 ?' ssked I'lidander, " In s medical college," sail tlu eigtir-siiiiiker. What a tiling there ?' " (J iing io be ff iip." ' Cut mi! how fumes that?" ' Why, you died yeetcrday, tshilo ' on were di unk, ond we have brought your body h re to make a 'oatouiy ." " ii a ii lie ; i ant i uca i " No matter we buughl yoor csr eass, uny boA', from your wife, who had a rUbt to sell it, for its ull tbo uood alio could ever male out ol you. If yon re not dead il is no fuull ol the ioctoi s. a'id t Ley i cut you up deal or it .'ft1.'' " Vou will o it, h?" asked the old ot. To be euro w will aou1 tmetv?" .infee.' was the re-olu'e aaewer. " Wall, look s here cm t you Ut us haw snifthi'iij ti rii. before ya 6y'r' Ibe lust speech sati.-ued the watch mau that the uiao was a b.ipeli'ss case; aud tt bis reward was cooi ng, nt upon hia sueceWul treatment of tho patient, he was d1 a litlla rbugrined at the result ; so, wiib oo gemle hau dlin be tumbled the irietotniablo iu ebnute out of (be wslch-house. A presumptuous simh boasted to Henry Ward R-echer that bo could preach half an hour oo any textia tbo lliblo. "tfuppse yoa try thla oue," said lha witty clcrgyuma : "And the t opened nis mouth and spake.' Tbo youog ruao baa not sioie besu beard from. Till lurgest shoes tnade for womeo iu this country go to Utah, and tbo tmalleet to Utvioa.