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. VOLUME I MDGWAY, ELK CO. PA.. 1? HID AY, DEC. 11 18GB, JNUMimiU HOOFLAND'S GERMAN BITTERS, and HOOFLAND'S GERMAN TONIC, VllEl'ARKD Bi' 1R. C. M. JACKSON, rniLAtinnnA, I'a. The greatest known remediei for Liver Complaint, DYSPEPSIA, Nervous Debility, JAUNDICE, Diseases of the Kidneys, ERUPTIONS of the SKIN, nnil nil Diseases arising from a Dis ordered Liver, Stomach, or IMVVniTV OF 37K UT.OOD. Read tht following symptoms, ami if yon find that your system is affected by any of them, yon maj rrit assured that disease hat commenced ill attack on the matt impoi-tant organs of your hotly, and vnlesl toon checked 01 tin iw of powerful remediet, a miterablt life, toon terminating in death, will be the retttU. Constipation, Flhttilenee, Inwrd Piles, i'ulnessof Blood to the Head, Acidity of the Stomach, Nausea. Heart burn, DisftUHt lor Food, Fulness or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Kruotationg, Sink ing or Fluttering at the Fit 1 of the Stomach, Swimming of the Head, Hurried or Difficult Breathing, Fluttering at the Heart, Choking or Suffocating Sensations when in a Lyini; Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs before the Sight, Dull Fain in the Head, Defi ciency of Perspiration, Yel lowness of The Skin and Eves, Pain in the Side, Bni'k, Chest, Limbs, etc.. Sud den Flushes of Heat, Burning in the Flesh, Constant Imnginings or Evil, and Great Depression of Spirits, All these indicate, titrate nf the Lifer or Digettiit Organt, combined with irnjmre blond, fjooflanu's crmmt Dillcva is entsrcly vegetable, nA contains no Itiinor. It Is l coiiiiwilv-ii of Fluid Kl Hurts. The limits, llriflis, nntl Unrkl from wlili-li tliese extracts are made are jrnllirred In On'imdf All tlie medicinal virtues are tllftlnl from tlicm by a sclrntlllc cli.-ti'st. These tilracti are then forwarded to this country to he until expressly-for the liiaiinfacture or these tuners, i nere Is ii o alcoholic substance of any kind used In compounding the llllters, hence II Is the only Hitters that, can be used In cases where alcoholic stim ulants are not advisable. IjjoflaulTo crmmt (tonic is a combination of all the ingredients of the DiUerl, villi mm Sm'a i.'rut Hum, orange, etc. It is tiled for Ihe tame ii'wrn the Kitten, in cases where tome pur. iicnWIc tlimulul is required. J Kill hear in viiid that these retiudi'S are entirely ilifli-rent from ai-g a'tiert adnrtited fr the aire nf the disease! u.iined, there being scientific prfpnrutiont of medicinal ejtrtelr, while the others are mere decoctions of rum in some form. The TONIC it decidedly one of the most pleasant and agreeable remedies erer offered to ihe ,.-i!..-. Its taste is exquisite. II is a pleasure to take i. vhile lit tife-giriog, exhilarating, and medicinal I tntilies h.ive 'caittid it to bt known as the greatest of .t tvlliCt, CONSUMPTION. Thousands of cases., when the pa tient supposed he was aflllcted with tilts terrible diseusr, have been cured by the use of t hese remedies. Kit rente emaciation, debility, and cough are I lie uxitnl attendants upon severe t iies of dyspepsia or disease of the digestive organ. Even In cases of genuine Cons u in pt Ion, these remedies Mill be found of the greatest hcllcftt, utreiigthenliig and luvlgoruting. DEBILITY. Vi -re is no medicine equal to lfooftancTt German Fitters or Tonic in catrt of Debility. They impart a to...: and vigor to the whole tystem, ttrengthen the np petite, cause an enjegna-nt of the food, enable tht stumi-h to digest it, purify the blond, give a good, sound, healthy complexion, eradicate the yellow tinge from the eye,' impart a blann to the cheeks, and change lie patient from o short-breathed, emaciated xjtak. Weak and Delicate Children are mode strong by using the Hitters or Tonic. In tact, they are Family Sleillclnes. They can be administered with perfect safety to a child three months old, the most delicate female, or a mun of ninety. These ll'mcdiet are the best JUooa IMirlllers erer known, and will cure all diteaset resulting from bad bto,.d. Keep your bloeil pure ; keep your hirer in wfr i hep ioiii- diqestire organs ill a sound, healthy condi tion, by the use of these remediel, and no disease will ever assail yon. Ladles who wish a fnlr sltln and cood complexion, free from a yellow ish tinge and all other disfigurement, s bo ii 111 use these remedies oceaslon--ally. The Lhvel-lu perfect order, and the blood pure, will result In spurt ling eyes and blooming cheeks. CAl'flOlt, lhoftanaVt fin-man Uemediet are counterfeited. The genuine hare the signature of i M. .w.-wuH ou the front of the outside wrapper nf each bottle, and the wjiiw o f lot article bloii-n in each bollU. All oilies t are counterfeit, Thousands of letters Have been rs. eel ved, testifying to the virtue of these remedies. t, BEAD .THE RECOMMENDATIONS. 1'KOM HON. (1 ICO. W, M'OODW'AKD, CLlef Justice of theSuiui'iiie Court of reiiusylvsnls, 1':!iladi:lpiiia, Mauch lOih, 1S67. I find ulfoot1ands German Bitten' it not an iutax icuiiug betirrage, but it a ao, tunic, useful in ditor- dert of the dioettive hroans. ariu ofnreat lienefii in cans of debility and u-ant of nerioat action in the iysiein. jours trittt, CKO. W. WOODWARD. FROM HON. JAMKS THOMPSON, Jmtge of the Supreme Court uf l'tnnsy'lvauis. I'mtuiEi rHU, Apbil 2stli, 1806. I rous' iter " Ilootland's German Ult tees a rttlitttn' tnvil ivill In case of at tacks of Indigestion or Dyspepsia. 1 can certify this from my experience vflt. 1 ours, w it h rrnrci, I'liO.m ARK THE CHILDREN AT HOME. Enrlt day when (l.e glow cf tbo Bitnaet Fatlos'in the woslorn sky, Ami the woe ones, tired of playing, Ho tripping lightly hy, I slfftl away from my husband, Aslqep In his easy chnir, And watch from Iho open doorway Thfir luces frosli and fnir. Alone in the dear old linrnestcad, That onco wits full of life, Ringing with girlish laughter, Helloing girlish strife i We two are waiting tocethcr, And oft as the shadows como, . With tri'iniilons voice ho culls me j ; "It is night! aio Iho children nt home! "Yes. love,'" I answered him gently, "They're all homo long ago;'' . And I ting in my quivering tremble, A song so soft ami low, Till Ui" old man drops to slumber, Willi his head upon his hand. And I tell to myself the. number llome in a better land. Homo, where never a bIuhIow Shall dim their eyes with tears; Where the smile of God is on thein Through all tho summer years 1 I know! yet my arms nro empty, That fondly folded seven. And the inot'lier heart within mo It almost starved for heaven . Sometimes in the dusk of evening I only shut my eyes, And the children arc nil about me, A vision from the skies; The babes whose dimpled lingers Lost the way to my breast, And the beautiful ones, the angels, l'assed.to tho world uf tho blessed. With never a cloud upon their, 1 see their mdicnt brows; Mv boys that 1 gave to freedom; Tlio red sword sealed tlieir vowsi In a tunnlcd Southern forest, Tnin brothers, hold anil bravo. They fell, and tho Hag they tiled lor, Thank Uoii: lion is over men- gr.if. A breath, and the Vision is lifted Aivuv on the wines ot light. And again we two are together, All alone in the iik"' They tell me .bis mind is failing, lint I sMiile at nno lenis; lie isonlv back with the children, In the de.ir and peacelul years. And still as Hie summer sunset Fades away ill the west. ,nd theweo ones, tired ol playing, (.ro trooping Home 10 rest, Mv lm-ban Ic.ills I rum hi" corner, "Suv, love, have the children come: And 1 unswer, with eyes upliltcd. Yes dear, they tire all at home: J AM US Tl 1J1PSO.V. THE ORPHAN'S CHRISTMAS -EVE IJY MARY A. DliNISO.V. From 11EV. JOSKl'H II. KKXXAI'.D, D.D., Pattor of the Tenth li iplist Church, l'liiludelptits. rit..l ACKos Dear Sib : I hare hern freonentlyre tjnetted to aainect my name with recommendationt of uiffere:ii kinds of medicines. Ltd regarding the practice us out of my appropriate sphere, I huve in all cases de clined ; but with a clear proof in carious instances, and particularly in my own family, nf the usefulness uf l)r, Jluotland't (lermaH Jlitters, 1 depart fur once from my usual course, to exprett my full conviction that fol general itebilily of the s.viitem. ttinl eje(-mHy for l.ivor Cnurpluint, it is s safu arid viihubl irei:iraliou. In tome cases it may fail ; but usually, I doubt not, it will he very beneficial to thou who suffer from the abort causes. l'ourt, very respectful 1 1, J, II. KE.XXA RD, Eighth, below Coalel St. Price of the Belters, 41.00 per bottle Or, a half dozen or $5.00. Trice of the Tonio, $1.50 per bottle Or, a half dozen for t7 60. The Tonic is put up iu quart bottles. Recollect that it it Dr. lloqtauoTi German Remedies that are to uuiiertally used and to highly recommend, td; and do not allow the Dniffgitt to induce you to take any thing eltt tluit he viay tay it just as good, te cause lie utak-s a larger profit on it. These Uemediet Kill be tent by express to any locality upon application to the PRINCIPAL OFFICK, AT THE GERMAN MEDICINE St6RE, . Jvb.tttl ARCH BTRKKT, Philadelphia. CH AB. M. EVANS, Proprietor, Formerly CM. JACKSQNACO. . These Remedies are for sale by Druggists, storekeepers, and Medl clue Uealeis everywhere. Do not forget to examine well the arlide you buytin ftedtr to get the yenatne. It had been snowing heavily nil day, hut towards night hud cleared oil, and now u keen, bitter wind was blowing; that cut to the very bone, it was .so cold indeed that but lew persons were seen ou me Mieeis, ui tliomsli it was C'hrUtnia.s-eve. L'.-ually, ut tliis hour, ou the night before the great Hol iday, the puvemeuU were crowded with peo ple"; happy children going, liuiid-iii-hand with their parents, to buy toys; gay lookers-ou; , . ....,..,, j. oml Kl'C inasKers iu groifMiuw hi'" ' ' - blowing lioi ns; every tliinjr and everybody ju bil.int with jov u:id merriment. l?ut now the streets were almost deserted, lor tho snow I iv ii foot deen. In vain the shop windows . y ... 1 i I M .1 .1...:- ....... blazed with gas nun exuioneu men wij choicest stores. Here unit there a newsboy. stopping to face the blast, cried lha evening paper!1; uml now aim tniu u guutury Lin tlrove ulinost noiselessly through the white streets. The caln roaretl through the trees of the public ttiuure, uml the icicles ruttled down from the caves, it was as desolate u winter's ii i I'll t us VOU ever saw. Suddenly a bare-looted little gin, tunny clad, und tihiveriug with cold, turned a cor- uer, and came tuce to nice witu onu ui mv most brilliantly-lighted toy shops iu that quarter of the town. She hud evidently been abroad to gather fuel for a scuuty fire, for she carried tin old, toru basnet oil tier arm, in which were chips mid other bits of refuse wood, which had been picked up anywhere and everywhere. At Bight of the dazzling window and ol tue glories it revealed, the poor little tlmig Hinnned. Her eves snarkled with joy. Her - i i- - - . - -, . breath came bhort. ! or a inomeni sue ior got the waul und misery at home the fire less room, the empty cupboard, tht? sick mother and could thruk or nothing but the lovely things the window contained. Oh ! thai doll, that glorious, gorgeous creature; the Bpnngled dress tliat seemed covered with diamonds; the funny, funny masks. She had never hud a Christmas tree lierscli, out sue had heard of such things, and she gasped, breathlessly, gazing at the doll 'Where wi it co. i wonuerr 10 somu I oue who lives in a beautiful house, I expect, aud hus everything she wants, eveu to pies and turkevs for Christmas," she added, iu a "Oh. dear! " . . .... .. i-ii .i..i, 1 hat siirli reached tue ear oi u tun, uom U:ininLf UliOU tllU anil of UUOtb ss.h.. rr o i ... er L'entleman. He looked down, at hrst witu - wouder, aud then with pity, upon tue face aud eyes; upon the little red uuutis inut upirf irrusui hit the basket, the noor little -o ... . ,,' i i:... muds that shou d have tieen wuue uuu uun tiled: tinou the chips with suow melting Odd his mother followed of a broken heart, aud some fur away relatives came and took his Bister out of charity, .and old Deacon Moss shut his doors against him. The shame and anguish of it nil returned on him as sharply us when he hud first felt it, a lad of tweuty; but back also camo the memory of bis Bister, and no almost peraunmm uuh-m, for a moment that the child before him look, ed like his "little Lucy" had looked ut her nn-e. There was a tremor of expectation iu his voice, as ho said, "Lucy what, dear ?" "Lucy Pettigrcw." Ah, it was u Damo he had never heard. Hut. remembering that his sister's child would not bonr her mother's maideu name, ho asked again, "And huve you always lived here Y "Always. As long as" I can remember. Father was a soldier, you know, and was killed in the war. Now there is uobody but mother and mo." Hn looked nirain nt the child. The fan cied resemblence to his sister had faded. The little Lucy' or long ago had blue eyes and flnx'on llllir ! both hair aud eves here were There was an end of the dream, then lie nt the thotifrht. l?ut he put. his hand iu his pocket, took out n greenback and oflTered it to tlie child, snying,- "Djju'tyou wuu't to buy some toys, my Jl?The child lookud down. Her face was very red. Suddenly she neomed to take a resolution she looked up und gnu., "Oh, sir it's five dollars ! It would buy mamma evervthing. She is sick, you know, und 1 ought to be home this minute; it was so wrong of me to stop hero. If you please sir, I'd much rather spend it for her,' she said rapidly and incoherently. "So you shall, don! Hurry homo now, nt nnv late; but first tell mo where you live?" ... , "AVe live in Carpenter street, rso. And may I keep the five dollars may I, sir ?'' "Ceitainly. And you shall have a doll, too. 1 will bring it to'you myself, to-morrow " , , Oh! will you, 'sir?" she interrupted, her eyes dancing: With these words she gathered her shawl nlmnt tinis.nnil hurried nwav. 'im, rniitioiniin. who had carried on this niini'fi.u:iliilll W ith Lm-v. took the iirm of loapiimivminn nirain. tiud said. "How all this brings buck the past to me! Vnn limp nfli ii heard mo speak 01 Hetty t,0 T cm.i.nso she is dead lonil ago," he .l.lml with a niih. "or married, which, for me is worse. Hut at sixteen she was tlie ir.vii.iut . nri'utnrn I have ever seen. I never shall forget the day, after my father anil mother had been buried, that I went 10 see her, intending, even then, to go away and Irv mv fortunes, Imt expecting tutu sue would 'bid me God speed, mid that her father who had always been kind me, woum uo me same. Ah, t nancy ; we uihm. un, in later, learn hard lessons; mid I learned my first cruel one that afternoon. The old man met me himself. "Well, 1 won't, dwell on it lie declined to let tno see Hetty; fallen Ural ; wor.-;-, mo cium bade me begone, hver There was nuother knock at the door tint! a tall man cutered aud stood on the threshold. The sick woman looked up, aud a great cry, the cry or uncontrolled joy, rang through the room. "Kobertl Koliert!" Tho tnau was on his kuees beside his sister, his arms about her, kissing her eyes, ller lips, her forehead. ' . biXpiunations came liroKerjiy. jn spue ui his first disappointment, something kept telling the stranger that 'Little Lucy might, after all, be his sister's child, lie could not rest, therefore, uutil ho had come to see. And Lucy told him how she hud mnrried, but her husband and she had always been poor, and how her husbaud had beeu killed ut Aniietam. "Thorn is mv irnardiuii angel, said the teurful woman, at last, pointing to Miss Hetty; "you may thank her that I am yet alive." Vovthn first time. now. the stranger saw there was another woman in the room. There wa,s silence for a moment. Miss Hetty .Moss looked him straight iu' the eye, her color flitting nod returning, the breath coining quick through her parted lips.- '! It is you, Hetty but you do not re member me, he said, hesitutiugly, . yet ap peal i ugly. , "Yes, I do,. Robert," came with a quick gasp. "Oh, Robert! and ns he rushed for ward, her bauds were in his, her head upon liis Klifiiililor. Then, came Hetty Moss' story. Who had j been faithful to her love. Her father, after some years, had died iusolvent. After his .h.ntl, llettv left, her native village, aud had comu t9 the great city in search or employ- ment Here, by oue ot those iiiscruiut.iB decrees ot Providence that the iguorautcall thauco, she had come across Robert's sister, now a widow, and almost penniless., i ney had thrown in their lot to-getlier. iiem had skill with her needle, besides some taste in dress, and had set up in nu humble way, as a dressmaker. Sometimes she went out by day's work, and sometimes she labored ut home. In these latter cases, Mrs. Petti grew helped her with her needle. Hut, lut terly, the times had beeu hard, work was Rcnree; und both had been near to starving. Ou the Christmas-eve, when little Lucy went out to see if she could gather a few sticks or chips, they had not a dollar between them. "1 have more money than 1 know what to do with," said the newly-found brother. "You shall never, Lucy, dear, know want again. ' , Need wo tell tho sequel? How there was a grand dinner in one ol' the most elegant private parlors or the Continental Hotel the nexttlav: and how Hetty became a bride a week or two after; or how little Lucy never knew again the pang of poverty, or the longing lor a Christmas doll. Peterson s Magazine. " The Fashions. NEWS HEMS. It is reported that at Fort Scott, Kansas, Ol.. 1 nnltnna anil lldOl Til 111 tl lftfl I 1 a .till abltuuts procure all tneir com vj n i nits uiil'ci uyimuo sij uw ...... , Fanny Fern writes for the N. V. Lkdokh; ... i. i: ,i. ctrooti hnro it 18 found 111 Wlin nor I gumma. "" iruniro. I he world win not. aieu . ... . 1 !. in many things, but the sensible part oi u will endorse bet strictures on some or the absurd fashions or tbo present day, H the Lord had made some ladies look as they make themselves look, we should call it one r ti.nsu mysterious Trovidences which no .. I. ..J....nn A dispatch from Havnnit snys Hint Sahmvo attacked the town of Jacinol, lfayti. recently, and was repulsed after loosing 300 men. He had also commit ted outrages against thu French nnd English flao-s. and vessels , ot war nan uet-ti rem 01 UlOSK IIIOini 11. .-, , . , . body could understand. But hear Fanny! for to protect.loreign residents ank restt t " - .. .. s j r Li. ...it iinnn t hem bv t-alnnve. When I call trie Bireei un.- m " - um ui.-n.nt. y - - -- - . . ioritv of respectable women or New York Gen Monngns, f Venezin, is leported L..u iiiHirnstimr. I but feebly exptess my Li..i aiui it j9 feared another revloution emotions. 1 say the respectable women, wi), be t)ie res and yet save to them who know them to be such, their appearance leaven u wm ui..f;... for doubt. The clown nt the circus wears not more stunning or parti-colored costnme; in Tact he has the advantage or being suhi cieutly "taut " to use nautical phrase not to intei-rere with locomotion; while their's what with disgusting humps upon their backs', and big ro.setts upon their sides and shoulders; and loops, ami folds, and buttons, and tassels, nnd clasps, and bows upou their ci-!,.o nnd strined netticoats. all too short to hide often clumsy ankles aud more color aud sh ides f colors heaped npou one poor little lushion ridden-body than ever was gathered iu oue rainbow and ull this worn wilhimt ren'i ird to temperature, or time, or place 1 say this presents a spectacle which is too disheartening even to be comicul. One cannot smile nt the young girls who are, one day Heaven help them to be wives and mothers. "Wives and mothers! wasted baud uUr.nl their eikres: uuon the cleanly thou thin ir.irmpnts: uiiou the bare feet; aud thou iimiin into the deen wistful eye. i Wh.it urettv child!" he thouglit; 'Poor little thiug!" Aud be asked, stoppiug, his voice sol'teued to teuderuess, "Whut is your name, little one?" I The little child, roused from her absorp tion, looked nn. startled but, seeing a kiudly face, she uuswered, dropping a cour tesy "Lucy, sir!" Lucyf It was the name of liis only sister, whom he hud uot seen for many a loug yeur; uot silica ho had gone away, alter the death of their parents, aud the sule or the old hometead up iu New England, determined to make his way iu the world. AV hat a train or memories it culled up. He thought 6r the huppy old tlays.aud of sweet Hetty Moss, and then of the utter despair that followed, when his rather died a bankrupt, mo a ijegiritra .,( ., l m ,t nnd ,i... l huve had less faith iu human pun i- uj.ii nature." ."No, vou haven't"' answered his rriend, bluntiv. " "You think you have. Hut, old lellow von are too good to talk such nonsense and, please Cod! you'll be happy yet, though not with Hetty."' . "My first task, now that I am rich, and homo ut last," answered the other, "w ill be to get on the traces, if I can, of poor Lucy. After 1 left America, I continued to write for vears, but never pelting any answers. I finally gave it up. Christmas once over, 1 shall start for the old homestead; but 1 fear all clue to her is lost." Meantime, Lucy was hurrying home, reel ing herself u new being In spite of the snow, her bare feet, her cold, numb fingers, we question if there was ahr.ppiir child in the city. .m,n iiw.tlw.r' nh. see!'' she cried, when she got home, with a great sob of happiness, w shall have some Christinas, after all ; ( n-antlpinnn iruvn it to mo and said it was rive dollars. Oh, mother! mother! I'm ho happy! live whole dollars to spend lor Christinus! Whv, 1 never heard of such a thing," aud k.. r,.n r.iirlv olnwed. "lsu t it u a niira- ..... ... ... ... e-- i.iti in m n V'1 '.lv .lour ehild. it seems like one!" said her mother, bidding out her nml rnniirdilti' the HlOlieV. 'l'lm.id. sweet face lighted up with aglow of 'thankfulness as she listened to the little na-rative. Oh, my darling," she cried, "it was sent for shoes und Blockings ior juu. nonr feet. 1 cried to seo you go out into 1. , IT - .1 1 i, nnnnv t rt the suow to-ttay nnti x muivu m j,'v tl,.. dear Lord to hell) us; UUU IU1S 13 mo "ua wer." n.,t T .Inii't want the shoes, mama, ,....., I'.liriitmim " said l.UCV. WUU a uioap i f.,. nil. told inn to iro iu and buy 11U1UICU .l-t. - " . 1 M- .i:.i a ' iristmfis. and 1 wauteito see how it seems. Very soon there was a loud knock at the tl, .I,., nml when it was opened, in came twn Btniit. men with.nn enormous basket be. to.uun them nnd nut. it down; and there it snt lookiiiLr un into the widow's face with llitnl OTP nt. round eves of potatoes and squashes, aud bulging packages that told of plenty. , "Who is this for?" nsked Lucys mother, quite pule. "It's for a widow by tho name of 1 etti grew. " "Hut who sent it?" "1 dou't kno who seut it ; it's paid for, that's all I care ubout." The door shut, the men had vauibhed. "Oh, mother I we're dreamiug just as 6ure as you live, we are dreaming !" cried the delighted child, uanciug uoou- iuc basket. "Why, there's everything there, why the Lord kueps working miracles, dou't He ?" "Call Hetty Moss, child," said her moth er, siuking back in her chair, quite over enniP! and nreseutlv Hetty cume iu, a staid, BwePt-lnnkiue woniau, uct over thirty, with soft, dewy blue eyes, and lips that always looked smiling. "Why, Lucy, you've been your motjier's .mod uusre.1 to-day,"" said Hetty, stoopiug over the basket aud lifting the packages. "Snrfl enousrh. here Christmas for you mui ul.fi took uu enormous turkey from the basket. How Srieit). To walk along the street with an umbrella or cane under your arm. the noint sticking out lor everybody to run their face into. ' How stupid for three la- "dies to walk abreast, nnd move so slowly ihnt nersons ill a hurry must either go be tween them or get oil" into u gutter. How sinnid to naif and blow, and well nidi taint - t ' . . -.i. ........ i . upou ascending a stairway, wim iony punim it :IS litniln I e f IlIlK Oil Mini Ui" II. Jiw.. tupitl to go too late to church and annoy he minister aud congregation by your fussy i .r entrance. How stupid to wear a mess ioui eet too Ioiil'. nudtheli look iluggers n any r . . . . 1 ... . I I. ! mm sti.liB on it. liow stupm 10 Wllllv io- exercise when you need rest. How stupid not to know what you want when you go in to a drv goods store. How stupid to eat when vou'ro not hungry, llow stupid to mother the smell ot your unwashed person . .1 II 1.1.. ill lnil.-k or inner iiiMigree.ni n How stupid to think that people s opinion oi von increases ill proportion to the cost of your clothes. How stupid to refuse to sing or play when uiged; or to bore people distraction bv both singing and pluyin not asked. . result. A colored boy named Ben Gray has been nrrested at Kiuhinona, cimrgeti with having misplaced a switch recently at Temple's Crossing on the liichmotid nnd Petersburg ltuilroad, and thereby throwing the mail train from the track. After some hesitation tho boy confessed to baving moved the switch while playing with it, mid being unable to replace- te lle was committed to answer. On Sunday mcriiing the jury in the case of Gen. Cole, charged with tlie mur der of L. Harris Hiscook at Albany last Winter, came into Court nnd asked tor instructions. Thpy desired to know it tlm iir'wnnpr. brin? nieviouslv sane, was seized with uncontrollable frenzy at the sio-ht of Hiscoek, , should be considered also, it one " obstinate juryman tlie oilier lem re garding the first point that it was one which they must decide for themselves, and as to the jurymen if he was honest in his opinion he should maintain it. A treaty lias just been concluded with the delegates ot the sevetaribes rep resenting the Six Nations, Vvhich they cede to the General Government the lands owned by them in Ansa Tho Government agrees in consideration, to nay the sum of S320 for each and every to vvhvu s ,v to mv elf as I see the throat and neck "e ; also I one o. v itiX tl protection of a gold locket be- should yield his convictions to t he ween se and the cold autumnal winds, rlo.ven. The Judge instructed the Wives aud mothers: l say as i see u.. ruining their reel and throwing their ankels out or shape iu the vain eudeuvor to walk on heels like corks, fastened far into the .... n -.1. r iL..:.l.nnla n.wl thriCl) middle 01 tue son: ot men uuum v.. so high upon tho calf of the leg. and button ed across it so tightly lhat circulation is stopped, and violent headaches follow. Wives and mothers! I say, as 1 see the heatiii" aud burdensome punier tackled on the most delicate portion oi a, aumuii n rramo, to make still surer coiiurmea iuvuiiu ism. What fathers, husbands, brothers and lovers can bo thinking ubout, to lie willing that the women they respect ami love, snouiu appear in public, looking like women whom thev despise, is a marvel to me. hy they dou't say this to them, and shame them iuto r n . ..I a decent appearance, ii tueir glasses muh.h effect it, 1 do not kuow. Oh, the relief it is to meet a lady, instead oiu nniiet gin- OU, the relief it is to see a lieaiuiy,' nrin stepping, rosy, broail-chested, urigiit-ejen woman, clad simply wiiu u uiveo u color, nnd free from bunches mid tags! 1 turn to look at Fuch u one wuu true respeci, that she has the good sense and courage and good taste to appear on the street in a dress befitting tho street; leaving to those poor wretched woman whose business is to adver tise tlieir persona u free field without compe tition. If 1 seem to speak harshly, it is be cause 1 leel earnestly on this subject. I had hoped that the women of 1SHB would have l.i.pi, nnithv of the tlav ill which they live. ........ . . . - - - - , iii.il, I had hoped that all their time would bom .-,...,, ,u)(i hM m,)tea i t. L,,..t in .npiuiiir tin wit l tne cii.tu - .. . im' oi-i.il .-j.. .... - - i r "i- - . . gesof rashions too ugly, too absurd lor tol eration. It is because I want them to nn something, or no something higher and nobler than n peacock might aim at, thut I turn heart-sick away from these iuuuitcsimul fripperies that uarrow the soul anil purse.uim leave uothiug to their wake but emptiness. Nor is it uecessary, in avoiding all tliis. that a woman should look "strong minded," ns the btiL'bear nhrase sroes. It is not nec essary that she should dres-t like her grand mother in order to look line a iteceni woman. It is not necessary she should forswear orim nieutatiou, because it were better and more respectable to huvo it coufined to rest .1 unci luitiio neeiisioiis und less to the promenade. She is not driven to the alternative of muf- " How I Hate the IIaix." -Thus exclaim ed a little girl in our hearing last evening, as the big drops pattered on tne winnow pane, aud she looked ou- almost sobbing in her inability to enjoy a promenade. It wits u foolish thought ol" the child; but many a growu up person is lust as loolish in their wishes. They would rejoice to exclude pvpi-v cloud from their social horizon. They . . t' . ... , i . . ;i .1 1.1 l. think they would oe uiesi u uiey cuum u.- insured continuous good fortune no griels, no melancholy, uo vicissitude of condition. Ah! what a great mistake. Ihey would die of vvxi-t in a mouth! The monotony of untislnetion would be unendurable. Our little alllictions are actually a relict. Ihey en able us to eujoy aguin that pleasures which, if uninterrupted, would siekeu us to satiety, and sorrow, tronnle und puin,' are the clouds and the rain, which give variety to social existence, and fructify our social nature. The world was not made for incessant joy or woe. Change is at once our uunoyauce aud our benefactor. person entitled to participate in the bene ficial prov isions of the treaty of Jan, 15, 18:58, (about. 4,000 in number,) the sum to be invested in United States bonds, to be held iu trust by tlie Secretary of the Interior, the interest .thereon to be paid annua'ly to the members of the several tribes. On the night of Nov. l'J, I la ward A. Cleveland, a young man about 33 years of ae, visited his friend, Warren Georgo nt East Orrington, Mc., to the purpose ot passing the night Some time during the night Cleveland cut George's throat from ear to ear, nearly severing his head lrorn his body. Ilia mother, an old lady 70 years of age, then helped him to conceal the body in the cellar, after which they robbed the house and fled. The murder lias but recently been a great sen sation from its orutal nature- 1 lie out lady was arrested a few days since, ami young Cleveland was apprehended in boston on Friday night. A terrible steamboat collision took place on the Ohio liiveron Friday night, resulting in a fearful loss of lTt'e. The regular passenger boats Amkimca nml United States, playing between Cincin nati ami Louisville, came in collision near Warsaw, owing to false signals having been sounded. Immediately upon coming together a quantity ot 1 etroleuin on board the United States caught fire and Ptivelotipil foot i vessels m names, i fling herself like au omnibus driver iu Jauu- scene of horror ensued among tlie pnss ary, or catching consumption with her throat engers, many of them jumping overboard protected only by o gold locket. to escape the flames. It is thought be- un, l wish mat a uevy oi young iiun.ir,o... tween seventy ana cignty persons, many girls, of good social position, would inau gurated plain lady like costume for street und church wear. 1 say young and hand- ii i t. !; some, because ii an out wotnau uvea, .uo m. tlo chits will toss their heads aud suy, "Oh, bhe has had her day und dou't cure now and now wo want ours." Now that's perfectly natural, and right, too, thut you should have your youth; thut you should us girls say, "make the most of vnmselves:" but in doinar so dou't you think 'it would bo well uot to lesseu or cheapen of them being ladies, were either burned to death-or were drowned Uotli vessels are reported as entirely destroyed. Three men have just been arrested at Toledo, charged with having placed ob structions on the railroad, near that city, on the 20th of Juno hist, for the purpose of throwing a passenger train down an embankment and plundering the pussen- ... ,1 fr.. . .....i o-ers. nvin? or aeati. ine nuuiui uiua yourselves? but I submit, with all deference .)a(i v(:n up a nope 0f tracing the vill- Cleveland has a bird that sings by machinery." It cost !?200, and there is but one more like it in tne unueu otaits. This one came from tho Paris Exposi tion. Its olumaffo is o perfect and beautiful that persons are frequently de ceived in supposing the una is aitve. When the chirping, warming, aim w mai ling is started by machinery, that causes the bird to open ana close us mourn ue- tween every note, nna turn Us neaa trom side to side, the effect upon the spectator is perfect astonishment. Ihe bird is perched upon the limb of a artificial flower that rests iu a uauusomeiy pmiiteu china llovver pot, which contains the machinery. The machinery connects with tho bird through a cleiicate-iooKing limb of the flower. It is concealed en tirely from the view, aud works so smooLlilv that one 'cannot detect tho sound occasioned by its movements un less uuite close to the casket, and then only lor an instant after the bird concludes warble. ; to your dressmakers aud mammas, that every oue ol you who appear iu puuuu iu moin..u ner 1 have described are doing this very thing are defiling womanhood, aud bring ing it iuto derfsion und contempt, whether you believe it or not. Sunday Seuooi.8 is Gkbmasv. Sunday Schools had uo existence in Germany eight 'ears ago. Now there are sixty-six, with 41,209 scholars, aud in the Gerniau cantons of Switzerland, niueteeu, with 2343 schol ars. These schools, for religious instruction, were started hy means or the efforts or an American merchant, naTiied Woodruff, who addressed several audiences at Urenien ou the subject, a Gerniau merchuut acting as inter preter, the latter geutiemau tuts hiiioo ue- voted himself to the buuduy bcnooi with the result uamed. work A caui-e dispatch froirt Cuba says that the insurgents have retaken Vill del Cobre, aud are preparing to attuck Suutiugo. We have sUoug reasous to believe that the prospects for the insurgents are very iavoraie. A stokv is going the rounds of the Kn- elish press, under the heud ot ,;Lauientable Ignorance." to the effect that a little girl, ten years old, examined at an inquest on the body of her tuther, could not ten wuere lit tle girls weut who told lies. This leads a correspondent of the 1'all Mull Gazktte to relate of the lute Judge juauie, mui uuviug asked a little girl teudert-d as a wituess if she knew where she would go after dc-ntU if shetotda lie, aud tho child replying "No, sir," the Judge was overheurd to mutter to himself, "No uiore do I." A "brave tar" of Water street, thus de livered himself at a receut religious assein bUge in that locality: "Fellow citizen! Give me the Pnsoyteriaus for discipline, the baptists for water, aud the Methodists for fire; I'm a Presbyterian when on duty, a hard-shell baptist in lot weather, aud a Methodist in sinter." mns, when, a lew uays su.ee, two ui them got into a fight,.and Statt'ord.tlie one who got whipped, made a complaint and caused tho arrest of tho other. This last ... . . ... . i . i-. .ii one, named VVeimoro, matie a inn eon tession of tho transaction, implicating Station! and a man named Smith, all of whom are now in jail. Advices from Venezuela, via Havana, announces the death, Sep. 18( of Gen. Jose Tadeo Monagas, President of Yen ezuela. Gen. Monagas was a revolution ' ary leader for many years, and as one, of the most dreaded, because the most popular among the people, of all the prominent men in bis country. 11m lought gallanty to secure the indepen dence of his country, and then led the first revolt against its regularly elected Presilent, Gen. Paez. This insurrection was speedily put down, as were also two others which he instigated. In 1810, however, ho was made President, but in 184G set himself up as a Dictator and attacketl tho House of Representatives, compelling his new made trieud, Gen. Paez, to take arms against him. Mona gas succeeded iu sustaining himself, nnd reigued supreme until when ho was overthrown. Mauuel Fclipo de Tovas was his 6ucoessor, having been elected President, but in 18GI Paez was 'pro claimed Dictator. Marshal Falcon was elected President in 18U3, and held office uutil driven therefrom by Monagas atthe head of an insurrectional y army. Tlie death of the ambitious leader is likely to lesult in another revolution before a suc cessor is chooseu- to till the vacant otB z.