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EY S. J. KOW.
CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2f, 1870.
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GOSSIP.
I; i' pov-ihle? Who told you ?
j iutfe ;i is not true;
Y' i I'm io-iujr my trust,
'j !.a f ii' J are so few,
We lose, in e!S.-h lust,
dun v 'o heaveuly dew.
Ala' ! it may be so
l'ti L1 change sometimes,
Ar.d Morality runs low,
i- jci'f y 'o ooe lines
I'.m't c1i:1l peojile now.
I ?(!i't like to think
" b it cic so long prized
A a t. i ti'i. should bin it
Without my aJic3.
X it te!! me who told you,
You wuiu? then I doubt,
Truth wont lie crushed.
If wiii -ninetiuie come out
T!i i..!,ii falhood hovered
E'er dirkly abiut.
Weil if you must know,
( ln pyrs'jn told another,
I cjt t rnjen)l.er who,
A eot-tiping old wocuan told tae,
And I told via.
CTJAED OF JEALOUSY.
''Yoiv wt-il, dijust exact? as you j.!eae,
Mr. Vi'i:ioi ; only remember that if you do,
j.ni inuy :o;: rJ our encasement cancelled."
I irtle Violet Lindsey's Hue eyes were
! Jtuiu iiiiiily indignant at the tall,
' " !:?. !:ivd follow that stood looking so
t i nii iitiiiy at her.
"Yi;i think I'm not in earnest, maybe ;
1 i: I'll prove to you the truth of my ords !
I ti ilynn tsraiii. On Wilmot, I'm not going
i i lr 1 i.-ked at and criticized by that haugh
! truly t'licn 1 of yours any louder. If you
ii in bringing us continually in contact
to . i off my countryfiel a':r3. as she calls
I'uiii, against her city graces, why, just take
1 ':n-k your enia!e:n3nt ring, and put it oil
)r fi:i.'-:r. I dare say she'd like it well
t!ii;isli," and Violet's cheeks so smooth
u:ii mnnl. grew roiier than Gus Wiliunt.
in 1 cv.;r seen them, and something very
iiKj an angry lear-Jrop trembled on one of
tlK- I'ng. curling, golden lashes.
"I.iule girl, you are ever getting jealous,
you, uiy idol paragon of perfection. Here,
ju?" let me kiss that auspicious looking tear
:i Tjy."
li i- caught her in his arms, but she jerk
tu hi t-elf away.
tou needn't baby me up, Mr. Wilmot ;
J rim not a child to Le coaiei into good hu-
.She wasi'rowniDg very prettily, her lover
ih.'.iisht.
""So you'v'e confessed you're outof sorts,
civ VioSrt. pet?"
"i es I a..i. And it i.s all because you are
tovcr sjtifi.'d to Take me anywhere without
that detestable Mis Armour. I wish her
lra!n Mack eyes were in Halifax!"
And there wa a quiver in her voice and
(iui saw her lip tremble.
"):ir!ing. let u drop this gilly alterea
i' on. a id tnik rationally over the matter.
'1 hU Miss Armour has in some inexplicable
iiumier t xr-ite l yc-ur jealousy. Violet, my
hit' bet rot he 1 bride, why is this?"
"loup rsist in wondering why I am
j'-a-uu". and yet wher do you see me that
lr r.mis i not on your lips ? When do I
I n- your mother's house that I do not see
lrr ;Tchtd up at the parlor window, and
"ariiig at me when .'he observes we? Then
i:ter she a cognizes liie, to have her bow so
fttily you M think h:r neck was a whale
l. ite; auJ thvo, woio than all, when is
I'-iTe a concert r a picnic, a party or a ride
that you d not take her? I tell you it is a
-h.tii.e! he. with hr elegant dresses and
la-e 1. itls. and I with my miserable orgau
d e. (ju ihiiot, yon are real mean !"
Al:i:ot panting for breath, the ungry lit
t e ia iv tos.ed her luaj as she completed
her imig tirade.
Uor lover hal never smiled while she
fpcue, and uow his fa.-e was grave and
stern.
" io'.et, my child, you know well enough
that while Miss Armour visits at uiy moth
ers house, I am bound in courtesy to pay
tvery atteution due from a gentleman to a
hi i.. . Were he not so dear a friend of tuy
:er I might le less devoted to her; but
a Nellie's frjnd, for mother's sake, I feel
us.iiied to reader her btay as pleasant as
I -,;Kf."
i ou might add for your own sake."
"es. perhaps 1 miiht."
lie NjmLe calmly, carelessly enough. Vi-
- et ; aLght the words.
" ou love her, you know you do, and all
y u want ot'uie to day is to prevail upon me
a.ftharge you and I do it. Here's your
Give it to Mis Ltvia Armour, and
?.cuine. Don't ever couie to this house
a'aru. ''
he walked out of the parlor without a
:--nce at him. He gazed after her with
-tying love in his haLdsome eyes,
"r'ooiish child."
Then he went away, and she watched
h'.m from a window up stair, a defiant feel-i-g
iu htr heart.
"I work for my living 1"
And the sweet lips quivered as the pale
uttered these words.
"My child, I would give my life to save
7 "i this blow ; but Low can we avoid it?
Uu. to think that we should have come to
fJjh a strait!"
jeat!e Mis Lindsey stroked the soft gol
den hair that was clinging to Violet's neck.
If you can but make up your mind to
coiici'.c matters between you and Mr. Wil
'ai't, jun think, Violet, what a home we'd
tolh hare."
As it I'd accept him now, when we are
t poverty's door, after refusing him in our
tetter days."
And Violet's eyes danced with pride.
'"And it has been foolish pique all along,
child, that has separated you you' knoW
you love him this blessed minute."
A flush passed over her face, then left her
pale as before.
"No, I don't I see that nothing bot
honor leads him to offer me his hand. He's
in love with that Livia Armour, you see it
as well as I do. But let us not discuss liiis.
What must I do, where must I go?"
It was a twelve month after that before
that question was answered, and then Violet
Lindsey, in her black calico dress, standing
beide her mother's grave.
"To New York, where I can surely find
something to do."
Then she walked out cf the graveyard,
and down past the house where the Wil
mots used to live before their sudden remo
val from the village. Violet had never
learned where they had gone, and she was
too proud to ask. All she had heard was
one day when she was sitting beside her
mother's bed. that the Wiimots were going
to move, and it was rumcred a wedding was
on the tapis a wedding between Gus and
Miss Armour.
She had felt a dull pain at her heart,
then a sharper throb of agony as she met
her mother's pitying eyes. After that she
tried to gt accustomed to it ; but that chil
ly, cloudy day in early spring, as she passed
the old homestead that had gone to other
hands, a fierce, surging home-sickness rush
ed ever her ; ?he remembered how she had
loved in the dear old home, and of the jewel
she had cast from her.
Then she dashed away the tear and went
determinedly on to the little depot, where
she took the next train for New -York.
"And what can you do? You don't seem
very strong. 'Tend a baby, or do stairs
work, maybe ?"'
Violet Lindiey stood at the desk of the
intelligence office; a flush of mortification
on her cheeks.
"Yes sir."
It was the only answer she made, and the
clerk tapped the desk impatiently.
"Come, what do you want? I can't wait
all day. Here's a couple of cards. One
wants a child nurse ; bahy. six weeks old;
No. 999 Lexington avenue. T'other for
cashier in a wholesale dry goods establish
ment. Take 'em and try."
"I'll do so, thank you."
And thankful to escape from the office
thronged with buxom Irish girls, and red
faced Germans, Violet took the cards, and
hailed a stage for up town.
No. (.i'J0 Lexington avenue was a palatial
residence, a hu;e brown stone front, with
plate glass windows, and sweeping lace cur
tains. Violet felt a little afraid to ring the
bell or step into the little elegant marble
floored vestibule, so she descended the iron
steps, to the baseaient ; where everything
was more elegant than the parlor in the
dear old home.
"The mioses was in, shure and wud she
plise walk oop and spake wid hrr."
The good natured Irishwoman took her
through gorgeous halls, and up velvet car
pet stairs to a front apartment; and then
after tapping at the door, uodded kindly,
and returned. .
"Come in," said a low sweet voice.
Violet timidly entered, and then a torrent
of hot blood surged to her cheeks.
"Miss Armour I didn't know." Then
the angry tear rushed to her eyes.
"Not Miss Armour, Miss Lindsey, Mrs.
Wilmot."
Her voice did not seem as haughty as of
old ; certainly her face, with its dainty cap,
was less proud than of yore.
"Mrs. Wilmot?"
She repeated the name with a sort of ter
ror; the lady did not seem to notice it.
"Certainly ; might it not be, think you?
See this."
She threw aside a lace curtain and dis
closed a sleeping babe.
This is Master Gussie, for whom I wan
ted a nurse. I little dreamed you would
apply. Sit down do. Miss Lindsey."
"No, I must go and seek nnother place.
I am poor and must earn my living."
She wept bitterly.
"I am sorry, very 6orry, Violet. Can I
not assist you ? Let me, please, for the
sake of old times, the dear old days of Or
ange vale."
How her words stabbed the suffering
girl.
"You never liked me then, Violet You
thought, because I was more unreserved
than yourself, that I was friendly. You
were wrong, my child. I loved you always;
I would have shown you that I did, only
that you would never let me.
Violet's tears were ready to fall ; the kind
words were refreshing after her lonesome
ness in the great world of New York.
"Stay to lnnch, Violet, and see my hus
band. Ho will help you to a situation. He
said to-day there was a vacancy in one of
their atores."
"Indeed, I cannot I must go."
"Promise to come again, my dear Vio
let." She nodded an affirmative, and then hur
ried blindly down stairs.
The front door opened and a gentleman
met her, face to fi.ee.
"Why, Violet Lindsey."
She uttered a little cry of dismay and
agony.
"Gus Mr. Wilmot, let me pass.
She sprang away, her heart beating al
most to suffocation, her head whirling diz
zily, her cheeks palid as death. A parsing
car at the corner took her to her lodgings,
and in the dreary loneliness she wept and
ufferad.
. Poor girl 1 would her one hasty act of raab.
jealousy follow her even to the end ?
It was late in . the afternoon when she
started to seek the address on the remaining
card ; and when' she reached the elegant
emporium, sue found few customers and
few clerks.
A pleasant voiced caih-boy glanced at the
card and escorted her to the walnut door of
the private office.
"You'll fiud him inside. He'll be going
soon though."
She opened the door and entered. The
gentleman stood before an open sample
book, but he turned as she advanced. A
smile broke over his handsome face.
"My own little darling, I've found yon" at
last 1 Oh, my Violet, why do you despise
me so?"
She felt herself growing faint as Gus Wil
mot wound his arm around her.
"You must not speak. Let trie explain.
I would have done so to-day when I met
you at my brother's house."
A cry of agonized joy burst from her.
"Then she's not your wife?"
His merry laugh sent a thrill of old-time
joy through her.
"Jealous still, my poor hunted bird? No
End even in those other days Livia was be
trothed to Howard, ray oldest brother, who
has always lived in the'eity."
"And you never told me?"
"Would you have believed it when you
would not believe when I declared I cared
nothing for her?"
He kissed her as he spke
"Now, Violet, my darling, we must riev
er part again. Come, I am going to take
you to our pastor's residence and make you
my wife."
He was looking down in her tearful eyes.
"You are too forgiving, Gus. I dou't
deserve it."
An hour later they drove up to 999 Mr.
Wilmot and wife.
Her jealousy had almost wrecked her.
Joined hand in hand with pride she had
reaped in a plentiful harvest of the evil she
had sown.
Bui 'joy eomcth in the morning, to those
who have crept in the dark night time,' and
like Violet's, the enjoyment is the greater
for the trials endured.
Behind Time. Aa Mr. Hardiffwas go
ing through the AthentKum, during some
exhibition, he was attracted by a beautiful
picture of the Crucifixion, and was much
struck by it, inquiriug of his companion the
story of it, about which ha had never heard.
He was much incensed thereat, and treasu
red it in his mind.
Going through North street, next day,
where the twelve tribes do congregate, he
was button holed and held by a member of
them, who importuned him to "come and
buy something."
"What are you ?" said nardriff ; "are
you a Jew?''
"I am an Ishraelite." was the reply.
"Then take that," giving him at the same
time a rap on the nose.
"Vot yoa do that for?" aaid Moses, rub
bing his proboscis, "I never sold you no
:lo'es."
"No, but you were one of them that
nailed that man to the cro.ss, confound you."
"Me! I no do him ; da t was done two
thousand years ago."
"Well, I don't care anything about
that," said Hardriff ; "I never heard of it
till yesterday."
No blister draws sharper than interest
doe. Of all industries, none is comparable
to that of interest. It works all day and
night, in fair weather or fouL It has no
sound in its footstep, but it travels fast. It
gnaws at a man's substance with invisible
teeth. It binds industry with its film, as a
fly is bound in a spider's web. Debts roll a
man over and over binding him hand and
foot, and letting him hang upon the fatal
uieth until the long legged interest devours
him. There is but one thing on the farm
like it and that b the Canada thistle,
which swarms new plants every time you
break its roots, whose blossoms are prolific
and every flower the father of a million
seeds. Every leaf is an awl, every branch
a spear, and every plant like a platoon of
bayonets, and a field of them like an armed
host The whole planes is a torment and a
vegetable curse. And yet a farmer had
better make hit bed of .Canada thistles
than attempt to be at ease upon interest
Hold On. Ilold on to your tongue
when you are just repdy to swear, lie, or
speak harshly, or use an improper word.
Hold on to your hand when you are about
to strike, pinch, steal, or do aay improper
act
Hold on to your temper when you are an
gry, excited, or imposed upon, or others
angry about you.
Hold on to your heart when evil associates
seek your company, and invite you to join
in their mirth and revelry.
Hold on to your name at all times, for it
is of more value to you than gold, high pla
ces or fashionable attire.
Hold on to the truth, for it will serve you
well, and do you good throughout eternity.
Hold on ta your virtue it is above all
price to yoa in all times and places.
Hold on to your character, for it is and
ever will be yonr best wealth.
A Boston gentleman who could not waltc,
offered a young lady $100 if she would let
him hug her a much as the man did who
just waltzed with her. It was a good offer
and showed that money was no object to
him, bat they put him out of the house so
hard that his eye was quite black.
Prussia's Contribution to America in 1777.
While the name of Lafayette, the gallant
Frenchman whose services in our war for in
dependence will ever be remembered by the
American people, U upon a thousand
tongues since the opening of the present war
in Europe, that of Steuben, Prssia's contri
bution to America in 1777, has almost faded
from recollection. Baron Frederic William
Augustus Steuden, to whose skill in the
manipulation of troops and the organization
of armies much of the success of our struggle
with the mother country is owing, deserves
an equal place in the affections of the Ameri
can people with Lafayette.
A native of Magdeburg, Prussia, he served
in 1747 as a volunteer under his father in
the array of Frederick the Great, at the early
age of fourteen. He participated in many
of the battles of the Seveo Years War dis
tinguishing himself by his admirable cool
ness in action and great bravery. Gradually
rising from the ranks, he was in 1764 made
a Grand Marshal.
In 1777, while on a visit to Franca, he was
solicited by a number of our friends there,
with whom he held intimate relations, to
come to America. After, numerous inter
views with our commissioners at the Court
of France, he finally decided to come, and
on December 1, 1777, landed at Portsmouth,
N. II. He immediately tendered his services
to Congress and General Washington in a
letter which breathed the strongest sympa
thy with and devotion to our cause. He
shortly after entered the army, then encamp
ed in its miserable quarters at Valley Forge,
near Philadelphia.
The spring of 1773 found the people dis
heartened, the public finances in a deplora
ble state; the soldiors half fed and clothed
aiid without organization or discipline.
The news of the treaty concluded with
France reinspired the people with confidence,
but cduld not reorganize Bur army. It was
at this time, May 5th. 1778, that Baron
Studen was appointed inspector general,
with the rank of major general. Through
great efforts the Continental army, which
had been somewhat reioforced, waa trained
and discipined, and its condition greatly
improved. He participated in the battle of
Monmouth, on June 23, 1773, adding new
laurels to his,already brilliant reputatidd.
The greatest of his labors, and the one
which was of most serviae to the struggling
patriots, was the preparation of a manual
for the army. In this work,- which was ap
proved by Congress in 1779, he gave evi
dence of great military ability and fitness
for command. It made out of the Conti
nentals an army, and by its sagacious and
rigid rules prepared them for victory. In
1780 Baron Studen commanded the Colonial
troops in Virginia, where he was active in
harrassing the British under Benedict Ar
nold. He was afterwards attached toLafay
yette's division, and played an important
part in the seige of Yorktown.
' Baron Studen was d'sttngiiished for his
generosity and kindness of heart He cloth
ed his soldiers at his own expense, and la
bored incessantly to relieve their privations
and to promote their comfort and welfare.
The close of the war found the country suf
fering from the long stagnation of trade and
agriculture, and the treasury exhausted.
He consequently experienced much annoy
ance and vexations delay in securing an ap
propriation for bis pay and to reimburse
him for his expenditures for clothing and
arms for his soldiers. Congress finally, in
1790, conferred upon him a life annuity of
$2,500. The State of New York presented
him with 1 5,000 acres of land near Utica,
where he settled and passed the remainder
of his days. Other States followed with
resolutions acknowledging his eminent servi
ces and donating him tracts of land. The
brave old campaigner, who had fought on
two continents with equal renown, died at
his settlement near Utica, on the 28th of
November, 1794, aged 64 years, leaving be
hind him naught but a name which belongs
to history.
Poor Rule That Won't Work Both
Ways. The following is very applicable,
and we publish it for the benefit of those
most interested :
Landlord Mr. Editor, I will thank you
to say that I keep the very best table in the
town.
Editor I'll thank yoa to supply my fam
ily with board, gratis.
Landlord I thought you were glad to
get something to fill up your paper.
Editor I thought yoa were glad to get
some body to fill your nouse ! it a a poor
rule that won't work both ways.
Exit landlord in a rage, threatening to
have nothing more to do with the office.
Fisht. A clcrgymanlnown familarly as
Parson Milton, was seen by a neighbor trad
cine home one Monday morning with a
stout shad which he had just bought, and
was accosted with, "Mr. Milton, did you
know that fish was caught on Sunday?"
The minister, in his characteristic blunt
manner replied. "The fish ain't to blame for
that!"
Woman. As the dew lies longest and
produces most fertility in the ibade, so wo
man, in the shade of domestic retirement,
sheds around her path richer and more per
manent blessings than man, who is more
exposed to the glare and observation of pub
lic life.
At a public sale of books in London,
"Drew's Essay on Souls" was knocked down
toa shoemaker, who to the great amusement
of the assembly, asked the auctioneer if be
had"any more books oq sboemakitiz. to sell,"
AW. WALTERS, ArroRr at Law,
. CUarBeld, Pa. Offiea in th Court Hons.
tT ALTER BARRETT, Attorney at Law, Clear
Y Hold, Pa. May 1J, 1863.
JB.ORAHAM SONS, Dealers ia Dry-Good.
. Oroeerie, Hardware, Qneeoaware, Wooden
ware, Provisions, ete., Manet St, Clearfield, Pa,
HP. BIQLER CO., Dealer in Hardware
a and manafaotarers of Tin and Sheet-iron
fare, Seoood Street, Clearfield, Pa. Mar '70.
Hr. S A DOLE, Waten and Clock Maker, and
. dealer in Watches, Jewelry. Ac Room in
Graham 'srow.Marketatreet. Nov. It.
HBDCHEK SWOOPE, Attorney at Law.Clear
. field, Pa. OffcsinGraham'sRow.fonrdoo s
west of Graham A Boynton's store. Koi.lt.
rilHO'S J McCULLODGH, Attob!its-at-Law,
X Clearfield, Pa. Ail legal business prompt
ly attended to. Oct. 27, 1869.
1TTM. REED. Market Street, Clearfield, Pa.
f f Faney Dry Goods, While Goods. Notions.
Embroideries,
Ladies' and
Gents' Forniehinc
Good. ato.
Jnne lb '79.
A I. SHAW.Dealerin Drugs. Patent Medicines.
. Fancy Articles, ete.. and Proprieter of Dr.
boyer's West Branch Litters, Market Street,
Clearfield, Pa. June 15,'70.
FB. READ, M. D., Phtsicia and Souseo.
. Kylertown, Pa., respectfully offers his pro
essiooal services to the citizens of that place and
arrounding country. Apr. 20-6m.
Okri T. Non.l. Attorney at Law, Lock Ha
ven. Pa. Will practice in the several courts
of Clearfield coorj'y. Business entrusted to him
will receive prompt attention. Jo. 29. '7-y.
-A 1
KRATZER, Dealer in Dry-Qoods. Clothing,
1. Hardware. Queensware, Groceries. Provi
tceriee. rroi
opposite t
June, 18f.i.
sions, etc., Market btreet, nearly opposite the
Court House, Clearfield, Pa.
J- B M'ENALT.Y, Attorney at Law. Clearfield
. Pa. Practice in Clearfield and adjoin'ng
counties. OfCce in new brick building of J.Boyn
t n, 2d (treot, on door south of Lanich's Hotel.
T TEST. Attorney at Law,
Clearfield. Pa., will
X.
attend proroptl v to all Lezal business entrust
ed to bis care in Ulearbeld and adjoining coun
ties. Office on Market street. July 17, 1867.
THOMAS H. FORCET. Dealer In Square and
Sawed Lumber, Dry-Goods.Queensware, Gro
ceries. Flour. Grain, Feed, Bacon, Ae., 4o., Gra
hamton, Clearfield eounty, Pa. Oct 10.
HARTSWrCK A IRWIJf. Dealers in Drugs,
Medicines. Paints. Oila.Stationary. Perfume
ry. Fancy Goods, Notions, etc., etc.. Market street,
Clearfield, Pa Dee. 6, 1665.
(I'
KRATZER A SON. dealers in Dry Goods.
Clothing. Hardware. Queensware. Groce
ries, Provisions, Ac, Second Street Clesi field.
Pa Dee. 87. 1865.
JOHN GFELICH, Manufacturer of all kinds o
Cabinet-ware. Market street. Clearfield. Pa
Ha also makes to order Coffins, on short notice and
attends funerals with a hears. AprlO.'St.
RICHARD M0PS0P, Dealer In Foreign and De
mestie Dry Goods, Groceries. Flour. Baeen,
Liquors. Ac Room, on Market street, a few doors
west ot JonmalOffire, Clearfield, Pa. Apr27.
"Y7"ALLACE A FIELDING. ATTOjt:itTS at Law
T Clearfield, Pa. Office in res. deface of W. A.
Wallace Legal business of all Kinds attended to
with promptness and fidelity. Jan.5.'70-yp
W, A. WALLACE. FRASK FIELDING
Fi.v
W. SMlTn. Attorset at Law. Clearfield
Pa., will attend promptly to business en
trusted to bis ear. Office on second floor of new
building? adjoini Cour,ty Natloual Bana.and
nearly opposite the Court House. June 30. '69
T FREDERICK LEITZINGER, Manufacturer of
; all kinds of Stone-ware. Clearfield. Pa. Or
ders solicited wholesale or retail. He so keeps
on hand and for sals an assortment of earthen
war, of his own manufacture. Jan. 1. 1863
MANSION HOUSE, Clearfield, Pa This
well kBbwn hotel, near the ourt House, is
worthy the patronage of the public. The table
will be supplied with the bettin tbe market. The
best of liquors kept. JOHN DOUGHERTY.
JOHN, U.JFULFORD, Attorney at Law. Clear
field, Pa. Office on Market Street, over
llnrtiwick A Irwin's Drugstore. Prompt attention
given to the securingofBounty elaims. Ac. .and te
all legal business. March 27, 1367.
A I THORN, M. D., PnrsiciAN and
Scroeon, havine located at Kylertown.
Pa., oners bis professional services to tbe eiti
tens ol that plaee and vicinity. Sep.29-ly
WI. CURI.ET. Dealer in Dry Goods,
, G roceries. Hard ware. Queensware. Flour Ba
con, etc.. Woodland. Clearfield county. Pa. Also
extensive dealer in all kindsof (awed lumber
shingles, and square timber. Orders solicited.
Woodland, Pa., Aug. 19th, 1863.
DR J. P. BURCHFIELD Late Surgeon of the
83d Reg't Penn'a Vols., having returned
from the artny, offers hi professional services t
the cititens of Clearfield and vicinity. Profes
sional calls promptly attended to. Office en
South-East corner of 3d and Market Streets.
Oct. 4. 186S 6mp.
QURVEYOR. The undersigned offers
his services to the public, as a Surveyor.
He may be found at his residence in Lawience
township, when not engaged ; or addressed by
letter at Clearfield, Penn'a.
March 6th, lS67.-tf. JAMES MITCHELL.
JEFFERSON L I T Z, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
Havinj located at Osceola, Pa., offers his profes
sional services to the people of that place and sur
rounding country. All calls promptly attended
to. Office and residence on Curtin Street, former
ly occupied by Dr. Kline. May 19,'G9.
GEORGE C. KIRK, Justice of the Peace. Sur
veyor and Conveyancer. Luthersburg. Pa.
All business entrusted to him will be promptly at
tended to. Persons wishing to employ a Survey
or will do well to give him a call, as he flatters
bimselt that he can render satisfaction. Deeds
of conveyance, articles of agreement, and all legal
papers promptly and neatly executed Je8'7t-yp
ITIILICI A V 11TII I,
Raab Estate Asxxts Arn Cos vstascers,
Clearfield, Pa
Real estate bought and sold, titles examined,
taxes paid, conveyances prepared, and insuran
ces tatren.
Office in new building, nearly opposite Court
House
WW. A
Jan lS.e.
WALLACE.
J. BLAKE WALTKRft.
j.
K. BOTTORF'8
Pno TOGRAPH OA LLER T.
MARKET STREET, CLEARFIELD, PE!!'A.
Negatives made in cloudy as well as In elear
weather. Constantly en hand a good assortment
of Frames. Stereoscopes and Stereoscopio Views.
Frames, from any style of mouldine. made te
order. CHROMOS A SPECIALITY.
Dec .'6S-jy. 14-69-tf.
IMPORTED LIQUORS,
cca a
BRANDIES mud HOLLAND GINS.
PURE OLD GRAPE BRANDIES,
PURE OLD CABINET WHISKEYS.
OLD GRAPE WINES.
All the above brands warranted pure and to
excel anything in this market for medicinal pur-
pose
March 50,'70-tr.
UfeU. . Wl.tsuttis,
Prop'r of Shaw .House.
SHOES, Ladies' and Children' custom made,
Lasting Gaiters, Kid and Carpet Slippers, Moroc
co and Glove Kid Balmorals. Children Colored
Shoe, very eheap Opposite the jail.
C KRATZER.
FURNITURE FURNITURE!!
JOHN TROUTMAN,
Having Jan fitted dp a new and elegant Furni
ture Room, on Market street. East of the -Allegheny
House," Clearfield. Pa . notifies tbepubfio
that he keeps on hand all kinds of Chamber raits,
(walnut and common). Cane seat and Windsor
chairs, ete . which will be sold cheap for cash. A
soars cf patronage is respectfully eolicited.
April IS 870.
rpHE WONDERFUL MiftSiEjft".
-- This Liniment havine been usrd, for
some years past.as a fsmi'y medicine by the pro
prietor, and its good effects coming to the notfc
of his neighbors, has. at their suggestion, con
sented; tontsnnfaetore it for the benefit of the af
flicted everywhere. It is the best remedy for
Catarrh and Billions Cholie. ever efferecf to' the
public; and will cure many other diseases in tbe
human body. It is also a sure cure for Pole evil
and Wind-galls in horses Xirections for its use
accompany each bottle. Price. St per bottle, or
Six bottles for i. Sent to any address bv enclos
ing the price to WM H WAGONER.
Hferd Postoffice,
Oct. 6.1869. Clearfield courty. Pa.
MiLLWRIGIiTING.
II. T. Farnbwortii, -
Would inform Mill owners, and those desirons
of having Mills bdilt, that he is prepared to build
and lepsir either Circular or Muley Saw Mills,
and Grist Hills after the latest improved patterns.
He has also for Sale an iinproved Water Wheel,
which he guarantees 10 givesatirfaction in regari
to power and speed. His motto is. to do work so
as to give perfect satisfaction. Those wishing fur
ther information will be promptly answered by
addressing him at Clearfield. Clearfield county,
Pa. Write your name and address plain.
April 20. IS70-ly.
CROCKS! POTS! CROCKS!
Stone and Earthenware, of every description.
Fishers' Patent Airtight Self-sealing Fruit Cans.
BUTTER CROCKS WITH LIDS, PICKLE
atul APPLE BUTTER CROCKS. CR EAM
AND MILK VROCKS.STEW POTS,
FLO WER PO TS, PI E DISHES, and
a good many ether things too numer
ous to mention, at the
STONE-WARE POTTERY OF
F. LEITZINGER,
Corner of Cherry and Third Streets,
CLEARFIELD, PA,
Aug. 3, 7-tf.
THE NEW
FAMILY SEWING MACHINE
BOW ERT. llAfc aoWEBT.
The extraordinary success of their new and im
proved manufacturing Machines for lighter heavy
work, has induced tbe
EMPIRE SEWING MACHINE CO.
to manufacture a new Family Machine ot tbe same
style and eonetruetion. with additional ornamen
tation making it equal in beauty and finish with
other family machines, whereas in usefulness it far
OUTSTRIPS ALL COMPETITORS.
The price ef this bow acknowledged necessary
article comes wiihin reach of every class, and
tbe Company is prepared I offer the most liberal
inducements to buyers, dealers and agents. Every
Machine warranted. Apply for circulars and
sample to
EMPIRESEWING MACHINE CO..
Ap 13 3m No. 29i Bitmiry, Nr,6 Tmrl.
RE M 0 V A Ls
HARTS WICK & IRWIN,
DRUQGIStS,
Jfarfct St., Clrarfield, Pa,
We beg leave to inform our old and new custo
mers, that we have removed our establishment te
the hew building just erected on Market street,
nearly adjoining tbe Mansion House en the west,
and opposite (iraham A Sons' store, where we re
spectfully invite the publie to come and buy their
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDI-
.CINS.UILS PAINTS TARNISH S.
Onr stock of Drugs and Mediainesoonsist of every
thing used, selected with the greatest oare, and
WARRANTED STRICTLY PURE!
We also keep atull stock ef Dyes. Perfumeries
Toilet artioles.Soaps. Tooth Brashes. Hair Brush
es, Whitewash Brushes, and every ether kind ef
Brushes. We have a la' g 1st ef
White Lead, Turpentin,
Flaxseed Oil. Paints, and in fact everything used
in the painting business, whish w offer at City
prices te cash oayer.
TOBACCO AND SEGAKS,
Confectionery. Spices, and the largest stock of va
rieties ever ottered in this plane, and warranted
to be of the best the market affords
J. O. H A.RTPWICK,
Dee. 2, 1S64. JOHN F. IRWI5.
AGRICULTURAL FAIR!
Eighth Annual Exhibition
OF THE
CLEARFIELD COUNTY
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY,
WILL BE HELD OS THE
FAIR GROUNDS,
NEAR CLEARFIELD, ON
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday,
OCTOBER 12, 13 and 14, 18?0.
The premium lilt is published In pamphlet form
and can be had by application to the Secretary ef
the Society, either personally or by letter.
Family Tickets, during Fair, S3 06
Single Tickets, during Fair, 75
Eingle admission tiokets, 25
THURSDAY, pars ot $100 60 to be trotted for.
- FRIDAY, purse of $50 00 too trotted for.
For conditions, entree, Ac, see Pamphlets.
It is to be hoped that farmers will take an in
terest in this exhibition. Ko pains will be spared
by the officers of the Society to make it a credit
able one. Judges will be announced from the
stand on I Wednesday. Premiums for stoca and
cereal grains have been largely increased.
G. R. BARRETT, Presidsn'
A. Wrigbt (SeihaM, Secretary.
rpHK highest market prices rWfor Dgg"
THE KIDNEYS,
The Kidneys nia iwoin number, situated at the'
opper part ot tbe loin, surrounded by fat. and
eontsting of three parts, vis: the Anterior, the
Interior, and the Exterior.
The anterior absorbs Interior consists of tis
sues or vetos, which serve as a deposit for tha
urine and convey ft to the exterior. The exte
rior is a conductor arso, terminating in a single
tube, and called the Ureter. Tbe ureters are eon-'
neeted with the bladder.
The bladder is composed of various eoverioge
r tissues, divided into parts, vis : tbe Upper, Ike
Lower, the Nervous, and the Mucous. The opfsr
expels, the lower retains. Many hate a desire t
urinate without tbe ability, others urinate with
out toe ability to retain. This frequently occur
in children.
To cure these affections, we must bring into ac
tion the macles, which are engaged in their va
rious functions. If they ere neglected. Grsrel or
Dropsy may ensue.
Tbe reader must also be made aware, that how
ever slight may be tbe attack, it is sure to affect
the bodily health and mental powers, as our flesti
and blood are supported from these sources.
Goct, oa RBEruATissi. Piin occurring in the
loias is indicative of the above dineases. They
occur in persons disposed to acid stomach and
chalky concretions.
Tn Geatel. Tbe gravel ensue from neglect
or improper treatment of tbe kidney These or
gans being weak, the water is not expelled from
the bladder, but allowed to remain; it become
feverish, and sediment forms. It is from this de
posit thst the stone is formed, and gravel ensues.
Dbopst is a collection of water in some part cf
the body, and bear different names, according to
to parts affected, rit : when generally diffused
over the body, it is called Anasarca ; when of the
Abdomen, Ascites; when of the chest, Uydrotho
rax. Tbeatwest. Belmbold's highly concentrated
compound Extract Buchu is decidedly one of the
best remedies for diseases of tbe bladder, kidneys,
gravel, dropsical Swellings, rheumatiu,and gouty
affections. Under this head we hsve arranged
Dysurie, or difficulty and pain in passing water,
Scanty Secrstion, or small and frequent dischar
ges of water; Strangury, or stopping of water
Hematuria, or bloody urine ; Oout and Rheuma
tism of the kidneys, without any change in quan
tity, but increase in color, or dark water. It waa
always highly recommended by the late Dr.
Physics, iu these affections.
Thil medicine increase the power of digestion
and excites the absorbents into healthy exercise
by which the watery or calcareous depositions
and all unnatural enlargements, as well as pain
and inflammation are reduced, and it is taken by
men, women and children. Direetion for use and
diet accompany.
Philadelphia, Pa., Fi. ti, XS07.
H. T, Helm sold. Druggist:
Dbae Sir: t hsve been a snfferer, far upward
of twenty years, with gravel, bladder and kidney
affections, during which time I have used various
medicinal preparation, and been under the treat
ment of the most eminent Physicisas, experiea'
cing but little relief
Having seen your preparation extensively ad
vertised, I consulted with my family physician is
regard to nsing yeur Extract Buchu.
I did this because I had used all kinds ef ad
vertised remedies, and had found I hem werthless,
and aome quite injurious; in fact, I despaired ef
ever getting well, and determined te use no rem
edies hereafter unless I knew of the ingredients.
Itwas this that prompted me to use your remedy.
A yoa advertized that it was composed of buchu
cubeb and juniper berries, it occurred to meand
my physician a an excellent combination, and,
with his advice, after an examination of the arti
cle, and consulting again with the druggist, I
eoneluded to try it. I commenced its u?e about
eight month ago, at which time I Was confined
to my room From tbe Erst bottle I was astonish
ed and gratified at tbe beneficial effect, and aftef
using it three weeks was able to walk oat, I felt
much like writing you a full statement of my case
at that time, but thought my improvement might
only be temporary, and therefore concluded to
defer and soe if it weuld effect a perfect cure,
knowing then ic would be of greater value to yon
and mote satisfactory to ma.
I am now able to report that a cure is effected
after usitg the remedy for five mouths.
I have cot used any now for three months, aad
feel as well in all respects as I ever did.
Tonr Buchu being devoid of any vnpleasant
taste and odor, a nice toni.i and invigoratorof the
system, I do not mean to be without it whenever
occasion may require its use in such affections.
M McCOltMXCK.
Should any doubt Mr. MeCormick' statement j
be refer to the following gentlemen :
Hen. Wm. Bigler, ex Governor Penn'a.
Hon Thomas B Flerenae. Philadelphia.
Hon. J. C. Knox, Judge, Philadelphia.
Hon. J. S. Black, Judge, Philadelphia,
lion. D. R. Porter, ex-Governor, Penn'a.
Hon. Ellis Levis, Judge, Philadelphia.
Hon. R. C. tirier, Judgo U. S Court.
Hon. 6. W. Woodward. Judge. Philadelphia.
Hon. W. A. Porter, City Solicitor, Phii'a.
Hon. John Bigler, ex Governor. Californla.
Uon. E. Banks. Auditor Gen. Washington, D.C.
And many others, if necessary.
Sold by Druggists and Dealers everywhere. Be
ware of counterfeits. Ask for Helmbold'a. Take
no other. Price SI .25 per bottle.or 6 bottle for
58 40. Telirered to any address. Describe symp
toms fn all communications.
Address H. T. HELMB0LD, Drug aad Chemi
cal Warehouse, 594 Broadway, S T.
NONE ARE GENUINE UNLESS DONE UP 15
steel-engraved wrapper, with fac-simile ef my
Chemical Warehouse and signed
JnelVT-1r H. T, HELMB0J.
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