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smmhtohm l fill 11 HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. ' VOL. XII. IlIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THUHSDAY. MAHCII 2, 1882 NO. 2. " I.ttve'H 4ntu t inure. And iliii you think my heai t Could keep iU love unchanging, Troth as tlio buds that start In spriiiR, ncr know estranging I Listen I The, buds depart : I loved you once, but now I love you more than ever. 'I'is not the early love ; With day an.l n;ht it altera. And onward ptill must movo Lilte earth, that uevir laltoin For storm or tUr alove. I I ivod you once, but now 1 1 jvo yon more than ever. Willi gifts in tlioso glad .lays How cnjeily I Bought you 1 Yontli, Bhining hope, and praise J Thcwo were the gifts I brought you. In this worM littloHtays : I lovc.l yon once, but now 1 love you more than ever. A child with ploriotis eyes Hero in our arms half-sleeping Bo pansion wakeful lies j Hi' n grow s to manhood, keeping Its wistful, young surpriso : I loved you ouee, but now I ljve you 111010 than ever. When age's pinching air Strip's d'.iinmer'd liuh osh! ssiou And h uvoe the 1 niuehia bare, My eeuri't in amfcs.-ion S: ill thus with you I'll sli.no: I lov.d you once, but n.'iw I love you mora than over. Gfovje '. J.alhrop, in the Continent. Ky Great-Aunt Ciizabeth. I oan remember my great-aunt Elizabeth and I was a very little boy when I uscil to hp's her she was a well rcund il old Quaker lady with the neat est of cups and a spotless kerchh f folded across her breast. Whit most impressed me wa3 thut she knitted gray woiden stockings all the time, appar ently never looking at them and never dropping a stitch. This struck mo as a very marvelous feat, and to tell the tmth I trust Mill 'think it so, as I do cot find ladies young or old nowadays who can do the same. I never imagined that wy great-arm Elizabeth had experienced a livelier emotion than that consequent on drop pine a stitch or having a baking spoil. Not till long after she was laid away ia one of the tombless mounds in the Friemb burying ground did I learn from some old letters and papers what a whirlwind of passion and of pain had swept through her lifo half a century before I raw her. She was the youngest daughter of my ancestor, her father, who, with due re spect to his memory, must have been u choleric and tyrannical old fellow. Shi grew up a beauty, and as at that time marriages weie formed early among the settlers of Upland where tho family lived, hor sisters were 60on carriod oil and she lived alone with her father, then a widower. Naturally she did not lack admirers, somn from the surround ing farms and some even from Phila delphia and Newcastle. Two, however, were particularly assiduous; the one, Join Hatton, already the prosperous owner of afarru ia tho neighborhord, tho other Thomas Ebsworlh, a promis ing sprig of tho law from Newcastle. The latter was a dapper gentleman of tho day, with a wig and black bilk stockings, and with the courteous man ners of tho Established church, cf which ho and Li3 parents were mem bers. He showed to great advantago in Elisabeth's eyes in contrast to John Hatton, a heavy youth, blow of speech wearing an ill-fitting Quaker suit of homespun, and inclined to Burlincus. Eut her father locked at matters differ ently. Ho had feigned business in Newcastle and found the Ebsworlh fam ily to be, as he expressed it, of the Maryland style of people, spending their incomes ia fine living, buying wines and wearing imported goods. Altogether the future of young Ebs worth looted to him very problemati cal, 60 ono evening he benn: " Elizabeth, I seo thee has two fol lowers who are coming often; I shall - not urgo thee to marry either, but I ehall tell thee one thee shall not marry, and that i3 Thomas Ebsworlh. Nor shall he co te again la to this house. I . shall have no spurts in silk stockings "enter my doors." Elizabeth knew wey the hard inflexi ble character of her father. She could never remember to havo sat on his knee, nor to have kissed him. Yet she knew that in his way ha loved his fam ily before all else, acd what rendered her case hopeless was that it was this very lovo for her that prompted his cruel action. She turned deadly pale, and sinking on a bench said not a word. Her father had expected passionate remonstrance perhaps, but not 6ilent acquiescence. He well knew that her affections were for Ebswoith. Many : men would' have worked themselves Into a rage to justify their harshness. But ho needed no such self-deception. He acted c.s Friends usually act, with perfectly clear convictions. " Theo knows that in this I act for thy welfare. I cannot allow theo to ' enter a family, where the hours are passed In wordly pleasures, where re ligion Is a hollow profession, end whose goods arc squandered in follies. Let r iiis relation go so farther, and now o c tiy s'ocp." No t 1 i o wm in bey M did Eliza beth givo way to thoeo wild choking fobs which she had stifled by a mighty effort. Life stretched before her a long and tterile blank. The light and the glory had utterly gone from it. Next day she rose pale and haggard And went about her dutiea as usual. Her father made no reference to the conversation, but he was .restless. He know that on Fifth-day evening Thomas Ebsworlh paid his usual weekly visit. This was Fifth day, and the old man evidently had something on his miud. So had Elizabeth, fearing she knew not what. Toward sunset Ebsworth entered the lane on horseback. He was dressed as usual with much care in the latest Eaglish fashion, and with tho usual black silk stockings. As he entered the yard the old man went out and ad dressed him : " Thomas, thee can turn round and go home and stay there. I do not wish more of thy visi's." The young man was taken aback by this language, but lost neither his pres enco of mind nor his courtesy. " Friend James," he said, " may I ask why thoe treats me thus? I have not deserved it." Thomas, though of tho Eitablished church, adopted out of policy the plain language with his Qaakcr friends. " I will tell thee why. Thee comes for my daughter. Theo shall never have her ;" and here the hot-headed nature of tho old man got the better of him and he burst out : " I shall never give her to a worldiug who thinks to get my money to spend ou cards and wine, and," he added, looking scorn fully at the shapely limbs of the young man, "cn black 6ilk stockings. Get thee gone. Neither sho nor I want to see theo again." A faint cry from fin tipper window led both of them to look up. There, prono across the sill, lay ths fainting form of Elizabeth. The old man with an imperative gesture of anger bade tho youth depart. Lioking hopelessly at the houso ho turned down the lane and never was seen to enter it again. Eut did ho thus give tip the chase ? Ah 1 that i3 where a dreadful mystery comes in. Watched and lectured by her father, degged by surly John Hat ton, Elizabeth sank into apathy, tho roses faded from her cheeks, and at last she was worried into consenting to a marriage with this persistent suitor. A year passed, when one day John rodo up to tho old man's, a prey tosomo excitement which changed his whole features. His father in-law looked at him with amazement. "John," ho said, "what is the mat ter? what aileth thee?" " Matter," he hissed, " matter take thy daughter back. I want no false woman for my wifo." But lie had not learned the temper of the man ho waj talking to. With a blow that would have done credit to an arm of thirty hi3 father-in law felled him to the earth. "Tuko that, thou foul speaker, and may tho Lord forgive me my anger. But none shall speak srea lies of my children." " A lie. is it?" said John, slowly ris ing, greatly cooled by this most incon sistent action of the old Fiiend. " Then what does this mean ?' and he spread a crumpled pieco of paper before hi3 father-in-law's eyes. It was with difficulty' tho eld man could read it, o'.thongh it was written in a clerkly Italian hand. It road: " Will thee not meet mo, dear Eliza beth, by the spriog in the woods after snntet to-morrow? As we : pledged each other oar 1ti love, let us keep our pledge in e-t-ii e cf the one man who stands in the way, no matter how near he is to iheo. ' Thy own Thomas.'-' It was not dated. The old inan saw what it referred to and said " This Ttat written years before thy marriage, when I drove Thomas Ebs worth from the house. Bat sho never met him, as I watched her hourly fur days afterward." " Perhaps so," caid John, "but it may have been written within a month." As ho cpoke ho backed off to a respect ful distance as ho saw a dangerous light in tho old man's eyes. . " John," Ea'd he, " anger me not. Thou art a fool, and thy wifo is my daughter. I shall speak to Friend Ra chel Wilson and sho shall adjust this matter between us. But never speak to me again about it." Friend Rachel was a local preacher of great force of character and discre tion. She reported that Elizabeth had received this note from Thomas Ebs worth the day ho was driven away, bat her conscience was too much under a sense of duty to heed it.. Unfortunately she did not destroy it. This explaca'.ion undoubtedly tho true one did not satisfy John Hatton, but he dared not openly defy it. He grew more and more suily, soon took to drinking, and after a few years of do inestio unhappiness, he fell off his horse one day when strong liquor had weakened his brain, and broke his neok. ' My great-aunt never married again, and for fifty years after his death led that placid existence which is nowhere found in suoh perfection as ia the So ciety of Friend, And Thomas Ebsworlh, what of him? Able and ambitious, he falsified tho predictions of my ancestor and il lustrated again how foolish is the wis dom which would fenco passion with prudence and love with calculation. Ho removed to Maryland, married late in life, and became a prominent figure in tho early political history of our Union. Once only did the lovers meet. My fjreat-aunt, left with straitened means and several small children, lived after her husband's death near the "Baltimore road," tho main highway which in those days led from Baltimore io Philadelphia. Ono summer after noon she took her work to a seat under a great oak tree by the roadside. She was still a comoly woman with a fresh sweet face and brown hair untouched by gray. Her youngest daughter, a girl of eleven, was with her and it is her account of what happened that I shall give. Looking down the road the child spied a delightful sight a real private coach brilliant with shining lamps and varnish, and driven by a liveried coach man in the majesty of cockade and but tons. As tho coaoh reached the shade of the oak the coachman drew up to rest his horses. Suddenly the door was thrown open and a gentleman, dressed in the elaborate costume of the day, sprang out and holding out both hands cried : "Elizabeth I Elizabethl" " When mother heard him," said my informant, " I saw her turn white and lean back against tho tree ; her lips moved but she made no reply. ' Eliza beth !' he repeated, have I no place in thy memory ? I have never forgotten, never can forget.' " What mother answered I do not know. Something she said in a low voice, and for some minutes they talked together in an undertone. Then mother began to cry and sho made a motion to him with her hand, as she did to us children when sho wished us to leave her. I heaid the words Thomas, thee has a wife.' With that the gentleman put his handkerchief to his eye?, entered tho coach and was rapidly driven away. "Mother sat crying for a long time under the oak, and I was so frightened I did not dare speak, nor did I say a word about it to hsr for several years. Then one day I asked : " Mother, will thee tell mo who that gentleman was who spoke to theo under the oak tree?" " That, Anna,' she replied in her usual calm tone, was Governor Ebs worth, of Maryland. I knew him when I wa3 a girl. But as ho was associated with much that was painful in my early life, I should prefer that, thee would not speak to mo of him again.' " And I never did." Our Continent. A i'haiire for Iiii cntofs. A machine i3 greatly needed in many parts of tho country for twisting to gether swamp hay, the straw of grain, bushes and tho small branches removed rom trees in the operation of trimming them, for the purpose of utilizing them for fuel. Such materials are extensive ly employe d in many parts of Europe for heating houses and for cooking food. They are twisted together cr tied by hand. Although this country is well supplied with wood and coal, and the facilities for transporting thorn are excellent in most sections, still there are places where tho inhabitants aro obliged to rely entirely on the ma terials at hand for fuel for warming and cooking. They Lave an abundance of hay and straw, and sometimes bushes and tho branches of trees that havo been p'an'ed. . Ir they are twisted together and bound they form very good and convenient fuol for domestic pur poses. The materials as prepared should be nearly ia the form of sticks of slove wood. In addition to being twisted they should bo bound so that they can be conveniently handled. A machine that would accomplish these results would bo of very great valuo in many portions of tho West, and especially eo in the treeless, coalless sections of the great wheat-growing region. It should be of ample construction, not liable to get out of .older, and cheap. Large muchines might be constructed that could be moved from cne houso to an other, as thrashing machines now are, but small machines are more desirable, so that every settler could havo one. The machines would be valuable in places where there is a supply of coal but no wood that can be employed for kindling purposes or for supporting brisk fires that are often required for cooking meals. With a suitable ma chine a substitute for wood could be obtained from materials now wasted, at theeipensoof a little labor. -Chicago Times. ' ' The National Soldiers' . Home, near Hampton, Va., has now about eight hundred inmates, and is to have a new wing this season, increasing its capacity to one thousand. A new brick buildin g costing (35,000 has just been completed. The enlargement of the building is found necessary, owing to the inoreased num ber of applicants from the old volunteers for admission, The 82,100,000,000 assessed upon personal and real property in New York city scaroely tells thontory of the wealth on Manhattan island, as real estate is assessed at only sixty per cent, of its value, personal property largely escapes altogether, and $100,000,000 of church and school property is exempt. One million dollars is waiting for some one. Police Supsrintendont Wal ling, of New York city, has bean requested to cause search to be made for the heirs or next of kin of George Frederick Eappold, who died a year ago iu Ge nova, Switzerland, leaving an estate of 82,000,000. He was a native of Germany, and was temporarily stopping at Geneva at the time of his death. It appears that he left no will. His wife got pos session of the half of his property, and the other half is now awaiting claim ants. His immediate relatives consist of a family named Fluhrcr, who emi grated to this country soveial years ago and are known to havo sot tied in New York city. A scientific; experiment, not unlike that performed on the soldier St. Mar tin, by which the time of digestion of various articles of food was for the first time accurately ascertained, has been tried in St. Louis, not with a view to science so much as with reference to prolonging the life of a man who was starving to death on account of some malignant stricture in his stomach. His doctor informed him that ho could live longer and moro comfortably by means of a hole cut into his stomach. After eight days tho wound was healed so that food could be introduced, the pa tient first masticating it. The doctor observed that as soon as the patient be gan to masticato his food the gastrio juice in the stomach began to flow through tho opening, showing tho in timate connection between the stomach and the early processes by which food is proparcd for it. Indeed, it was made certain, ia tho St. Martin case, we be lieve, that the smell of food even stimu lates the flow of tho gastric juices. The king of Italy seemed surprised on a recent occasion when a party of nine Protectant mini.itera were pre sented to him, one as a Wesleyan Meth odist, another as a Baptist, the third rs a Presbyterian, the fourth as a Wal dense, and o on. "I do not ULder stand," said King Humbert, "how you can all bo ministers of tho same gospel and yet havo so many distinctions. Puihaps cno of you will be so good as to explain to me." One of the number promptly replied : "In your majesty's army there are many regiments wearing different uniforms, and called by dif ferent n:ime3 ; nevertheless, they are all under one commander-in-chief and fol low one flag. In liko manner wo Prot estants are divided into several denom inations, but we know only ono chief Jesns Christ and wo follow but ono banner, namely, that of tho gospel of our crucified and risen Lord." It in said thut tho king listened otteutively, and, thanking the speaker for his clear explanation, said: "You wish me to understand that while there are differ ences amorig you on minor matters, there is unity in all that i3 essential." The Protestant ministers, thanting the king for hi3 courtesy, then withdrew. Jlilitaru Term F..rpSineil. Fatigne duty means details rnado from ccrr.pauies for duty, work of all Liiids, such as leading and unloading quartermas ter and commissary wagons, repairing roads, ditches, etc. Police duty is the keeping of the camp ia order, sweeping, etc., and ,is generally Verformed by the old guard, though sometimes a special detail is made for the purpose. A field worL is a work of dirt thrown up for the purposo of giv ing protection from tho enemy's fire. Tho best order far firing with the breechloading rifles is iu open order or as skirmishers. If a call sound to fire, a Eoldier fires only when ho sees something to shoot ut. File closers aro non-commimioned officers or men marching ia rear of com pany and their duties tre to check all disorders, keep tho ranks well closed up, and to caution men who are firing too high. Filo closers never tako part in firing unless the command is hard pressod, at close qttatters and when every available musket ia needed Tactics, is tho art of moving troops in tho presence of an enemy. Strategy is the science of conducting tho opera tions of war ought of sight of the enemy. An aligment is tho line upon which droops are formed or dressed. A point of appui is tho point of rest or toward which companies aro dressed. A pivot is tho fixed or movable point upon which a change of direction is made. A deployment is the forming of a column of twos cr fours into line.' a ployment is the forming from line, iuto column At a recont school examination tho son of a coal doaler was asked how many pounds thero were in a ton. He missed. Bunflowers.liliea, poppies and peacock feathers are now in good demand. When physicians discovered that pain could be subdued by ir.seiting under tho skin a small pointed inbtiument provided with a tube containing mor phia, they little thought that they were paving the way for a new vico. Yet eo it was. There are in our merry England beings who are as wholly tinder the domination of morphia as ever the Chinese were under that of opium Women have yielded by degrees to its fatal fascination, until at last they prick the skin a dozen times a day with the tiny syringe that has such terrible re sults. Th9 oper ation is almost painless; the immediate effects pleasant. A de licious languor supervenes. Happy thoughts and bright imaginations fill tho mind. Some seo beautiful visions, others feel only a pervading sensation of comfort and well being. On a few the effect of morphia is to crcito to some intellectual effoxt, if effort that can be called which is pure delight, a glorious feeling of untrammcled power or uncrippled.! exercise of the highest faculties. It is as though tho mind Lad suddenly developed wings, But at the veiy height of the enchant ment the influence of morphia begins to subside. The glory fades. The wings trail, and tho feet that are their sorry substitutes become weighteel as with lead. As with tho workers, so with the dreamers. The visions ara ob scured. The sonsation of comfort gives place to one of discomfort, irritation, even pain. The mental vision thut had just now looked through a rosy mist sees all things as through a crape veil or a November fog. Can it be wendcrod at that the dose is renewed, that the poison is absorbed again end again, that the intervals becomo shorter between the reign of tho potent drug? And the end? a. lie punishment is terrible indeed. B degrees the mind becomes daikened. Eido .us hallucina tions seizo upon it. bih-control is lost. Imbecility overtakes tho weak. MadneES threatens the strong. These aro tho personal consequences. There aro others to be bequeathed to sons and daughters, and later genera tions. TLcso can be guessed at. The new vice has not reigned sufficiently long for tho world to havo seen them exemplified, but a dark array of possi bilities suggests itself only too readily, The heritage of insanity, of inebriety, of imbecility, with its future to be traced back to those tiny tubes which hold only a drop or two, and to which men once looked as to a blessed means of relioving pain, forgetting that bless ings and curses go hand in hand iu a crooked world. Dipsomania has now a powerful rival, speedier in its results than its own revolting process, and eventually as degrading. Tho name cf tho later-born s!ster fiend is Morpho manir. Lowlon Truth. 1'rccloitn Ojxit. Since tho time Pliny accurately described his opalus to the present day thi3 handsomo mineral has been esteemed a gem, though not always assigned the same rank; for fashion, in its capricious vngarios, displaces and reinstates it in favor at irregular inter vals. Its innate beauty so happily characterized iu the lines, "Milky opa's that gleam and shine Like sullen fires through a pa-lid mist," coupled wilh the fact that it is perhaps the only stono really defying imitation, has enabled it to eventually bold its own, Tho high rank awardol it iu ancient times w as utdoubtedly largely due to the comparative ease with which it could bo woiked, and also to the fact that unlikj all otiur precious stones much of its beauty was rovo.led and available withoxit any labor. The sttange popular belief of modern days that opal is an unlucky stone to the wearer, appears to bo directly traceable to Sir Walter Ssott's romance of ' 4nno of Geierstein." Ia its usual ccanrronco in seams or veins in porphyry end igneous rocks, it is plainly an infiltration of gelatinous sil ica (silica ia the colloid state), often mixed with considerable cyrstalloid sil ica, aud retaining more or h'ss of the original combinod water. Iudeed, pre cioas opal proper seems, as a rule, to contain more water than ihe other vari eties. Until within tho past few years the greater part of tho material for commerce has been of Hungarian and Mexican origin, but a new source of bupply has been discovered in Queensland. In tho variety from this locality, which may in eome respects bo considerod unique, tho usual fiery re flections are displaced partly or even entirely by the most splendent metallic hues greens and blues of every coa ; ccivabla shade the individual colors iu some instances bring arranged in moro or less distinctly defined bands or zones, or again imperceptibly melting into each other and vying with the plumage of humming birds in magnifi cence. Clearly the old descriptions will need enlarging to cover this latest addition to the numerous forms of silica. F. W, S:aebmr. When one woman scans the horizon for signs of the dawn of a bright era, ten are scouting among their neighbors trjinfj to borroir laleratus. c vi tea v'h l'n ksm: rs. The Vniions Arilclrn Received 1T tlieCon ileuined Annus. 1m-A Chango of eilrlt. The popular reprobation of the assas sin's crime is still manifested in differ ent ways. Tho common mode of ex pressing tho feeling against theassassin, says a correspondent, is to send a rope suggestively noosed. These ropes began to come by express and mail before the trial, and are still coming in They have been sent to the district at torney, to Mr. Scoville, to the Warden of the jail and to the ctsassin himself. A little room at the jail is strewn with ropes received from various parts of the country. Some of them are ropes such as are generally used iu executions, with the conventional hangman's noose skillfully made. Many other little re minders of tho fate that awaits him come in the mail to the assassin, but the warden, as a rule, keeps them from his eyes. Cheap comic pictures representing tho gallows with a dangling victim aro als-o sent to tho assassin. In every nook in the district attorney's office can be found some testimonial of popular feeling respecting the assassin. Many of tho things recf-ived havo been de stroyed. Ia ono corner of Mr. Oork hill's private office is a little heap of ropes. A bundle of switchej was sent to the scoundrel from Florida. A citi zen of Osceola, Iowa, in order to testify to his feelings in a unique way, invosted 0 50 in a pair of white kids and a fine white satin tie, the tips of which ho dyed blood red. He sent these with a request that they bo wora by . tho cul prit on tho scaffold, the red marks to testify the innocent blood of his vic tim. They now form n part of the dis trict attorney's museum. From Ohio came a little wooden box, opened ou ono si.le. It contained a miniature Ecaffold, on which a paper imago of a maa was hanging, while a siore of paper women were hauling on the ropo. These were, according to tho inscription on tho box, "Iho women of Ohio " Among other curiosities saved by the district attorney is a miniature scaffold and coffin, very neatly constructed, and a gallows-tree, witu an emgy six or seven inchos long suspended upon it. There ls also a little coffin, tho open lid of which -exposes a death's head The coffin is inscribed " Strangnlatns pro diabolo, 1SS2." All sorts of pictures, cartoons and letters hove ben received and ele stroyed. During the early part of tho trial a great many gags of various pat terns, tho common form being a corn cob with Btrings tiod at each end, wore received, with a request that they be applied to the prisoner. Same of these have been preserved. In the samo con nection may be mentioned various pots of glue and mucilage, sent with the suggestion that Ihe villain's mouth be glued up. Many patent medicine firms, doubtless with aa eye to au advertise ment, sent tho district attorney sam ples of their wares, proposing that he doso himself with the mixtures so that his health should not fail him until he had convicted the prisoner. The district attorney has also received a large amount of Confederate money to to turned over to tho prisoner. One imposing testimonial letter, signed 11 Citizens," contained ono coppor penny to be given to Mr. SjovLIs to aid in 'ho defense. A letter received from New Wateriord, Conn., from a ropa-maker, proposed to make for the assassin s red, white and blue ropa oat of silk or any other material the district attorney might select. O20 of the most ghastly cariosities in tho museum is a black cap sent by an unknown frienc. of jus tice. ' A letter that camo from Chicago sug gested as tho proper mode of execution that the assassin be fa -toned to a rope 300 feet long, the other end boing at tachod to a balloon, which would give him a veriiable " flight to glory." The demon, acoording to . Warden Crocker, has become as docilo as a lamb; doesn't insist upon having hia own way as he did during the trial, and does what he is ordered to do without a murmur. Ho has lost much of his accustomed bravado, and does not be como so excited when in conversation. General docker states that he does not believe any man under sentence of death ever more fully appreciated the awful situation than the condemned. He has becomo very much depressed in spirits and shows it. He behaves with perfect decorum, and thero is not a sign of insanity in his conversation 01 actions. Ha is denied tho piivilege of teeing visitois now altogether, and this seems ta worry him. Clerks in the French government offices are not so well paid as to make the struggle for places so great ia France as in some other lands. Ou an averago tho salary is only 2,500 francs, or about $500 a year, and the most of them marry on this and have children. itent cosip tnom at least giuu a year, clothing and linen another 100, if not 8120, and general expenses about 3100, that leaving them 8180 for food, drnk, and, the dowrT of the daughter. " Tl Three Ilnrdmt Wnrrfi. A very 1. ai ned cian onco eaid, Th3 hree hurJest words in tho English aacnage arc, I wa3 mistaken.' " Frederick tho Great once wroto to ho seca'.e: " I havo lost a great baltla md it wai entirely my own fault." Goldsmith says, "This cjnfrsaion lisplaved more greatness than all his iutories." Dj not bo rfivM to acknowledge your ois'.akes, elso jcu will nevtr cutrrct hem; and yoa are really showing bow a.tich wiser 3 on aro than when Joa Si'A 0; t cy. lti lUlnus Nnv 11 ml Note. ft icsa has 209 Presbyterian churches vith 12,041 members. The revival movement whi'h origi riated in 8'. Paul's Melhodiat Episcopal ohurch, Cincinnati, under tho riinistra lions cf Mr. Harrison, has extended to L.cirly all tho churches in thut city and its suburbs. Leipsic, in Germany, has only seven churches, all poorly attended, and no M-.ck thing as a Sabbath-school. The people- are iudifTc-ront to religion, and JoU upon a religious pt-rson with cuii osi y. Tho Bishop of Honolulu ha pono tr England for tho purpoae of soliciting aid for building tho Episcopal cathedral ia tho capital of the Hawaiian king dom. Tho church will be 125 feet long, aud cost $50,000. The Centennial Methodist mission at Lucknow, India, is reported to be in a prosperous condition. The present uurabcr of pupils is 115, comprising fifty-eight Christians, forty-four Hin doos and fourteen Mohammedans. Tho Bov. Georgo O. Miln has de cided, after all, not to give up the pul pit of the Unity church, Chicago (Unitarian) for the bar, hi3 congrega tion having voted him perfect liberty to say in his sermons whatever hf wishes. Ne"V Hampshire has eighty-oue Bap tist churches, with a total membershir. of 8,915. Tho total amount contributed in all the churches for tho'support ol tho gospel and for benevolent and miscellaneous objects the past year was S'8,105.48. Archdeacon Macdonald, of the Canada Protestant Episcopal church, has a field of work on the confines of the Arctic circle, and extending over about twentj degrees of longitude. About 1,500 na tives have been baptised and more tha: 100 are communicants. THE FAMILY DOCTOR. Remedy fob niccoucu. Dr. M. S. Leslie, of Lexington, Ky., says that the best remedy in ordinary hiccoughs is alout twenty-five grains of commor table salt placed in the mouth anii swallowed with a sip of water. Aiiconoii for Burns. Sydenham re. commends the application of aloohol tc burns, especially for children, where immediate relief is most desirable. The alcohol should be applied for one oi two hours constantly, as the pain re turns when dry. In cas3 of large burns care must be taken lest the alcoholic vapors stupefy the child. How to Manage a Cough. A distin guished English physician, in a work on coughs and colds, says if we would know just how to manage a cough wc must learn how not to cough. The in clination to cough should at any rat be suppressed until the secretion, the existence of which sets up the cough, is within your reach; a full inspiration should now be taken and the accumu lated phlegm is then removed at a sin gle effort; thus the mucous surfaces aro not causelessly irritated, and a se vere bronchial attack passes easily through its stages; whereas, if th- membrane is irritated by violent and useless fits of coughing, it gets sore and relaxed. Again, by inhaling steam or Eucking au ipecacuanha lozenge on first awaking, tho dried secretion may ba loosened or easily expelled, and tho usual tit of morning cough partly pre vented. "With the Anttior'n 'omptinieiit." When Professor Aytoun was wooing Miss Wilson, daughter of Professor Wilson, the famous "Christopher North," he obtained the lady's consent conditionally on that of her father being secured. This Aytoun was much loo shy to ask, and he prevailed upon tho young lady herself to conduct the nec essary negotiations. " We must deal tenderly with his feelings," euid glorious old Christo pher. ' I'll write my reply on a slip of payer, and pin it to the back of your frock." Tapa'n answer is on the bEck of my drees," said Miss Jane as bha entered the drawing-room. Turning her round, me deligLted proftBSor read these words: "With the author's compli n?nts.'' C lumbers' Journal. No fewer thin, seven diff-'rer t lnn uuagf s are spoken on one bide c-f Luket N.?assi in Afiica, whioh is only 350 miles iu length, and natives from the cutlu-ru end cannot understand those, at tU coitUerrt.