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The Blairsville Press (Newspaper) - February 26, 1869, Blairsville, Pennsylvania VOLUME 111. FEBRUARY NUMBER 8. A INDIANA K It M S 00 Per Aunum jt sod per J J .to or J SO or 3C ur 5 80 of of tha ia MH Local jur i I pui 60 iu au iii cu oo oo BO oo 10 j i 10 So. 3 5 f. iu ou MONDAY j Uj Order ut tbn W i 0. iu H m I i DO YOUK ST A. A. B. work to Yield uot to Nrc mem tares best wrought will Tu all thoroughly boit 1 work you bave to Go witb Plain duty mny uot to grimier is life's do work Vut courage to the foo friend liy you go forth to Doubt do your you to Stund to you Irit faltering nil lino One falling mny tho full And thus tbo Seld cany do your jou have to hindering thought man tun another's for himself mast duty to your boat I you hare to Maku uut tha tank a Truo tbo doing dolf mu Time can IVr boon will toll do youi Great Sermon by a Little GOES 1. U. U. Fn at I go go with I won't The words weru in a plaintive the of speaker cluing the of the P K. of h P inJ charge A in Foreign and on hand I Tomb lio foi ivi of end at lo H. A Vt Tbo S o' n A i 'un AL i; u M i i E s r nj j A. 2i du IV ill T i Will r. Lint und if to on ibu reasonable will fur Altu c Tal of had un no frames ot nil to to jill who Don't tbo W. w j. u 1 H. lisped them a beautiful with fair high around which there tered B glorious wreath of imburn cheeks rosy with lips like the of a voice like the birds that There were tea re in ut this and the mouth was It was H man of some thirty-five who to this a man who hud of noble looks and princely had for the truth was written over form and were hid fore- head his eyes but not u ith tears there were furrows on his c and brutish look to the ex- of hia Twice did the little him ere he 1 hen the rudely from lit in a item tiu place ior cle the I go too Do let me For a moment the heart of the bruite to wake from ita He shuddered ah he of of the place his boy would He tock the child derly in hia aud him art ot him he said kindly mo to take It is no place for little hub hurried from the murmuring to himself he the way to tho brilliant 11 o place for Would 10 God i hud never Fur u long timo Willie stood juat hia had left him and then turning to the few that faintly glowed upon the he wat down in his little and renting hia head upon his mother's said why isn't that pretty Ktore H good place for little boys to go It was a trying question to tho heartbroken She had so far Kept from her BOU tho knowledge of hih j father's She could not bear that he look with shamo upon or heart AT South Third TTi i to and in W H I T E A r. 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E. 5-" St. nf thus commune with so intense a J Kindly toyed witu his Jong ringlets then said endearingly knows better than you what is for his When you grow you wil learn ho not i wish to take j Thon ribing carefully who put down her babe upon its little nnd tied on j her hood I tho I'll 11 j conic back and then you shall have some aud a nico lira to and taking tt large basket of ironed went A wealthy j mother won cl been frightened at I tbe thought only of leaving young a j at all alone with au infant to care and an open to sit bo- 1 Hut poor Mrs. M. knew well she could trust Willie with little P. 11. corner tba ihe ro the or .it t i ro- rn is V1 fr w -j H I C 11 tbo ad i- of M n. if -i Uo i and frt for burning there were not I coals enough to hie did not fear leave tor he had 1 thus been left many i aud always 1 carefully obeyed I And he meant to uow but poor little j fellow his thought would wander to that I brilliant corner whither hu knew i his father always went at and j brain wild with wander- ile kuow in's father loved to I muni be that ho I till long after was lay behind Uio u he rought ui vain to 1 At length he whispered to encourage a longing used to tell me if 1 wanted to know anything very bad to persevere and rind Now I do want to know what him go there know that there must be pretty behind those I shouldn't and his cheeks were it was like a fairy can't I go Poor Temptation to know WHS strong to be resisted so ho hunted through the closet for a for he was a thoughtful and would not leave his little sister to the only ger that could menace He found a bit of tallow and lighting drew the stand close to that the flame might scare away the rats and should sally out ere his won't stay pretty said pressing a tender kiss on her ing and drawing the blanket close over her fuir I'll come back but I do want one Swiftly his little feet flew over the nnd in B trice he stood beside the light it and how they laugh nnd It muni funny in A November blast swept round the corner IIH he penetrating his thin summer and causing his to quiver and his teeth to don't believe they'd hurt if i go in I'm such a little and 1 sin so cold out he said iis he pushed the door carefully from in and closing it without a breath of For a moment he was bewildered by the light and but finding no one seemed to notice he stole toward the glowing and spread out his purple palms before the Tho group of men that en- circled the bar were drinking when he they sat down their glasses ami dispersed about tho one In a loud tono as going to the lire he little are you doing my little fellow V are and what do you want don't waut anything only to see what you do My name is Willie M. My papa loves to come and it looked so pleasant through the window I thought I'd come But I not stay long for I've left tbe baby The man's tones wore softened us he spoke again to where is your she's gone to take home the Papa don't get as much work to once and we're poor and she lifts to help him does it look us pleasant in here fis you thought it my it Mr. I don't wonder papa to hero BO it's so cold and chirk at But I think he would bring mamma and me and little How she would laugh to nee this fire and all these pretty and thohO with lights in them Please said he earnestly and seized the rough hands of tho tell me why little boys can't come here with their God's sako do not tell him said a deep anguished deems me pure and Whet a wretch I am My my boy 1" and Willie clasped in his father's have saved me from vilest with my hands upon your sinless I ise never again to touch the cup I've drank so And my brothers in as you value your soul's tempt me not to break my Help me me BO to that pupa may never blush to take his boy if papa goes Willie may go there Silently tho door closed after and silence dwelt in the saloon behind The preacher had been in cherub and unholy or light and ribald jest was One by one they stole and many n w Ire wore smiled nor did the old bur curse the little one that robbed him of many Too deeply in hia heart had Hunk the voice of that cherub you like asked little while they stood a few moments on tne for the scene in tho was au enigma to the and ho half feared a re- pro was thinking what mamma would like beet for the was tho eager in a then 1 know j on get oysters and and papu and a there is only a Aud toll mamma not to be cross at me I left tha I believe she you wouldn't perhaps have come home and she decs love lo have you home so I fuel just like I feel so I feel like said his father and ere midnight he did cry aud his but they wore holy washing his heart of the had on its and hers of tho H like From Watchman nud Picture for the Mrs. Harriet Stowe has an admirable article in the manao for of good common sense humorous reply to the picture shall I hang on the were the prerogative of the wealthy there ia no family so poor that it cannot afford to adorn home with question what to says the author of Uncle Tom's the crowd of and possible is often a puzzling A picture that is to look you in the face stall hours of the day or night is after all somewhat of an item in your It is taking to yourself a silent companion and though there is no speech nor and its voice is not yet its lines go out into your daily life and its words to the end of your sho are as different as and to them to persons applies tho Think be fore you choose an intimate In considering the question of what pictures one would Mrs. Stowe proceeds those most inflated of all live the with a skill that is alike admirable and people who have money to are sorely troubled with the what to There are a crowd of talkers about and the cry of and a variety of other bewildering are flung in one's face at every Dots the est John Stubbs want to get a picture because it is ft pretty thing and pleases or comforts his wife when he the blues Then he has thoughts of Don his next who writes for tho Plus and solemnly informs him that it is a duty he owes to society to protest against everything that isn't high art. must be left in peace to have anything but the publications of the or artist's proofs of Ka- or proof casts ot the statues in the or something else which has the seal of written certificate of Rood antiquity giving him leave to Poor doesn't admire the Madonna San Sisto half as much as one of pictures of ens picking at a or some hens in a put him in mind of the old days when he was R of the old farm and and father aud and who are All thin almost fills his with ho but good when Don tells Win with a lordly nir that he can things if but he it his duty to inform how very trashy they sro iu point of like a good hs hia and goes resignedly and gives a hundred or two of for an old proof ing of the -San and hangs it up whore those too charming hens ami chickens were to have and feels that he lias done his duty by To be ho care bodle for the and never but Don Positive him it's high art and him from getting ft pour thing for hU com- Stowe baa evidently read and enjoyed the effusions of tho of the New York Tribune and New York The manner in which they sometimes pooh-pooh the most recent art inimitable for always go into over reproductions ofthe dol which are leas appropriate for a modern American home than a nones of century sermons would be suitable for a modem can in well hit this and the we have not space to She then grapples at once with the cardinal axiom of the of these and bravely denies in what the people have always denied iu that art pictures suitable for the adornment of a The guage will be reckoned little than blasphemous by these pretentious but every friend ot living art aud the education of the people in art be glad to HOC her the idol which they worship so She nrt as nearly as can make it what professed artists and instructed who understand tho technical properties of aud the to be overcome in consider and It also means what past ages have liked and and that are as the record of the modes of thinking and feeling on such subjects in prwt many of the beat records of these in cast en- are not suited to family but lo be kept in museums and The admirable ing of old blind is a of engraving a touching nnd tragic but who wishes at all hours to bo confronted by the image of u blind father with a bitten hy a serpent in his however well The better representation uf such a ii a home Hung in a. this work of might give bad dreams and a and it had better be kept iu a portfolio and ad- mired when tho subject of ings IH If a be so for- or unfortunate as to got a capital photograph of the first draft of that Angelo's Lart where rhe looks like a in a Blinking bis fist at hit ii might have a for there abundance of art is but wa should recommend him not to minis it find It up for the turror of Mrs. then lays down her rule the of home which is ar excellent as it is heterodox As a general she s not high but only respectable and the best company for uvery day family As we should not think it amusing to have Speech to Sun recited at out so neither should lire think picture of di mini a proper thing to be forever talking IIH from the parlors or She would not have pictures mere would have some resent higher aide but such and grand should not be conspicuously placed ifl reception or parts of the where the mere of life goes She then Pretty such Prang up so many have a certain value as house ornaments quite pendent of considerations of high art. A red cashmere shawl carelessly thrown down on garnet colored with a of sunshine across often forms a bit of coloring that a room into a So overturned ket of bright red hung on a wall of a proper is ft pleasing bit of pleasing because it attempts not too much aud does all it attempts pious mottoes aud testa in letters have a double they ornament and they These no value one way or the other as but they are very pleasant and ful as household Mrs. Stowe then teaches alphabet of all true and a courage to reject the advice of however when their dicta are at uttor variance with one's own im- Of this does not im- ply it only demands a reason for the faith proffered to She great value of Pictures for home should after in their They should express sincere ideas and tastes of the and not the dicta of some art critic or It is desirable thai tho ing and painting should he good and aud that the family should be well enough informed to know that a picture painted on a japanned however smooth and is not a good picture simply because it smooth and should try to cultivate our taute and then express but value of family pictures in great de- gree should in the fact that they do sincerely represent our own tastes ami not those of It is desirable that these should be cultivated but quite as much so that they be real and A respectable engraving that truly in felt by the family as an artistic pleasure is a better thing for thorn than a much higher that they do not un or care This is sound but the which has sneered at almost all our bant will give its an extra curl it reads this Following out this Mrs. Stowe commends all self-selected col- whether they bo those of a con- with only classical on hw or those of some ing business man and hia ex- to it in neither sorrow nor genuine picture of a smiling agood a fine a of are worth the whole There is ft world of sound art well as common and genial foaling in this with which we shall clone out there be but one sort of tiling in this and is not a tuft of in its us good as an oak is it any sm not Co have been to Kome and merit to have done Ii your neighbor is to the lips in and so classical that his chairs have of good authority foi his let us not despise him and let not snub and predominate over his weaker who has got only MO far as a sincere ad- miration tor the pretty things the Lord when genuinely thou Have it to Applaud anci glorify thy own collection with a fall but be to thy neighbor who only are certain humble walks 01 art iu which excelence consists simpl in a faithful and truthful representation of in which the excellence is ot a kind of which common people can be- come good It takes very little skill to judge a stalk of blue gentian faithfully or the of a bunch 01 apple in true to the model o its great A host of such inexpensive ornaments given by in his A branch of appla H a blue HO represented to excel forms a ing domestic and always Never do our hearts cease to thrill when of year comes round for their fair originals to smile on and nuver can tho sense of beauty in isono of signs of the um real good correct and pure us ur it is being made tho In- heritance of the it if now being done by the and we have sympathy with the stylo in which some art critics havo condemned nr ridiculed that are bringing and to so many homos that otherwise poverty woud keep Mrs. Harriet Bowher But what will Don Positive of tho New York Tribuno nay to you Wo wait in and trembling for his j of I is Stranger than Fiction The following incident to me by a mini discharged from the prison thin year verifying the snying that is stranger than fiction Some a his wife and only a boy then live or years visited They were shown through the shops nnd prisons by an who pointed out the different objects of in- as they passed The man was inquiring about ft man who recently been sent to the prison for life for the this is his said the stopping be- fore one of the the door of which stood The little with ft child's stepped up and looked in his father came up and playfully pushed him and closed the The little fellow shrieked to be let tho door WSB immediately and he run sobbing into his mother's and brushing the light hair back from his aud kissing said they shan't shut up my little son in The boy was terribly tened he turned hia eyes once more wards the dreaded and for the first time noticed on the in large yellow the Tho incident made a deep impression upon hid Time passed on he grew to manhood his father and mother were both and he left He became a and a good rising step by till he was second in command of one of the California steamers nailing from New in consequence of that vice which has drugged down so even from high ho lost his came back to sank lower aud nnd was finally ar- rested for breaking into n and to the State Prison for four When received at the prison he was taken to the bath room usual hair clothed in the prison and then conducted to the room he wan to Judge of the horror anu consternation of this when ho found himself standing and the the of the name the word but in the namely The first record of a burial in a 5tU chapter and The 1'Jth ter of tire 2d book of and of are Tire of tho 7th. chapter of contains I aud being as one and the The book of Esther has IU and neither Lord nor God is to be found The 8th, 15th, 21st aud of the 107th are each verse of the 136th end There are no words or names in Bi- ble of more than six finest in the Bible to ara the 2A chapter of Job tho of The 1S3 and The New Testament contain 260 v. mid Ho of New of the be- tween the ami 1-Uti of The middle verse in 17th chapter and The longest book of tho New Testament is having 2S book ad Epistle of having longest ter Luke the 1st, having SO 1st of The word occurs in tho New Testament except in the 1st chapter of k the name of Grandmother mentioned in the The entire Bible contains 00 words and The middle chapter or division of the is the 117th the middle verso iu the Bible is Psalm verse 13 the middle line 2d 4tJi chapter and The first di- vision of the Divine oracles into tors and is attributed to Stephen Archbishop of in the reign of King in- tho Latter pin the twelfth or ning of the Hugo in tho middle of the di- vided the Old into now stand in our present trans me wi LUC into which when a had been I In 1M1, a Jew or for moment by his In telling the htory he said uo one could imagine his when he found himself nil of every incident and from hih childhood rushed upon his the exclamation of his they shan't shut up my in rang in his ears ho threw himself upon tho and wept like a Gradually ho became more and began to re- alize his brought with it better thoughts and brighter instinctively he sank upon his in breathed u vent to God for lo tain him in his It is n to feol that neither nor stone walls can prevent a plication from reach ing His though uttered in a and coming from a Ho rose from knees with new life and brighter find with a. determination to re- deem his lost He out his nnd on his tlie assistance of the lute Governor An- who had become greatly interested in I obtained u on board of our then to from this port. A few nnd ono day a gentleman was shown into my who wished to see me. As I when he 1 was warmly by one whoso countenance I did uot recollect as cvor having seen but who WHB a line specimen of manly The mention of his name was and I hud Ihe of hearing from his own lips how ho had step by step till he hud obtained a position far above any ho had aspired to in early above to learn that his in regard to drink had been faithfully To the use of I hut alone hu It pleasing to know that by refraining from it he had prospered BO Pictures from Prison by Lea d- divided the sections of into as we now have ert a French pre- divided the New in to as they now A Bible in the of is written on palm Millers in one of review we gives this sketch of great have spoken of Hugh Miller's nor are we disposed to recall the Uil certainly he like a of genius than any of that we ever His faco was dry na tho remainder biscuit after n. his eye arid brow be- n dull lip stern but somewhat the expression of the whole was rather soar I han and had you not known it was the author of Schools and you would have deemed the man himself a middle-aged n Scottish country who had too many of his days in into and into and had got a iu the process. thero was on the which rather dropping under a than radiant with hope and con- And when he opens 1 his lips to the impression waa not As said of fire to soon as roach his gut and drop down at his His manner was hi manipulations on the d he used for his were degree and utterance destitute of real mon by MI iton by indi by of fancy which him to color stylo with faint luir and His which has been often and justly was the result of and moat praiseworthy He used as he had in early days with nnd with a severe nil lie was by and strong writing to him was but at even at and with very why don't your mother sww up your tor Uw of the Tho following curious calculations ascertained by an residing at A. D. 17712; by another who made a A. 171s and they aro to havu taken each gentleman nearly three years in tho in- j ble To sut Uko The Old 3'J or H purity like he never tho lo was obvious to permit of ftw particularly hia KM I an well an firm asid I'D clean havn -j j in B Iu and a clean 9129 and of the is tho middle chapter the of Job the middle is the of 20th the 17t1i and Tho longest book uf is having UJ tbo the having 17G shortest 1'salma, 117, having 3 8th chapter aud 9th I 00 427 lettere 1st 55th 3.word-, and 12 let The word i in tho Old times; llw word Or or tour 0 piece of dip it ia the rubbing thu the the left until the n a I- nivi nuvi will become
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