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Greenville Argus, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1871, Greenville, Pennsylvania TERMS OF Transient Advertisements to be paid for in ck 00 15 00 f 8 3 1 3 375 350 400 6 00 80015 00 375 500 Too 8 00 12 0018 00 20 12 0018 0025 GOO 13 00 BOO 15 00 10 SO 1500 35 00 CO 00 100 00 1500 1800 SO 00 3800 2500 35 00 Editorial or Local 10 cents per line Ore cents for cadi subsequent Inser No inserted for less than one D Attorney at madeIn Mcr cir iuJ Crawford Attorney and Coun at Land Siir All entrusted to him will be anil Office T Attorney at f tit nil In comiT if the mnr Attor and Counsellors at ly Attorney at two doors East ofthe Post All business Keal estate purchased aud MCCLURE At and Counselors at Collections in Mercer and In I 2 Thompsons 581 f Attorney at and Slates In second corner Main mill All Imsl punctually attended Attor ney at Law 2d Attorney at Commissioner of Denis for and Collections promptly GRIFFITH Attor east of Professional business promptly mid collections made In Mercer and adjoining Attorney at III old Whistler corner of the JUSTICE OP THE the on Canal opposite Carriage promptly attended Office in Merchants sec ond corner Main and Mercer Surgeon and on Main over John Keeks on north of New York Erio Hallway V fico on the corner or Main and Second West side of C1 J cum anil corner of Main aud Water Greenville mid Office over the cm corner and Canal VT Ml 21 nn jill lined tiy the with ce attention paid to correcting of Kx tract Ing done All work Tlic Id permanently in Ills office ifin Packards Commercial Muin where lit will be pleased to all lile Teeth o til t fie improved ant by Hie on lo the rut aft executed ether when All work nni E L Main the has been ren from top to Every piece of fur is new and tlie public who patronize the it one of tlic beft In of the above honte lias iti with a FAMILY OUO where times be round a dm and fill tonally kept fii nn of this Comer of Main nml Mercer Omnibus line in CHARLES Main every convenience to the An om from the house to all A livery triable en the T 1 Insurance Office n Wmk Main fur North Security and Putnam Insurance MILO Insurance ALint for Mereer moet of tiie lending Life Fire and Acci 174 Main BOOTS I Dealer in t Boots and Leather and Opposite Packards Hardware Boots and Shoes manufactured to notice and most reasonable Mtf HENRY Dealer in Gold and Silver Jewelry Silver and Plated Fancy Toys Clocks aud Jobbing repaired on short notice and DAVID Photo gallery over Roberts Ding Store Main Pictures of al and sizes taken in tlic best style of the PL SIMMS AND DEAL ERS IN CAS and BUH of all kept n A food Hearse in readi dfn for harge will be Orders rom a distance receive spcc al and prompt of all kinds constantly on hand nd made to order and Upholstering executed Call on or nil tc SIMMS Main Pa MILLINER MISSES STINSON corner of Muin and Mercer all the attention of the of and to their new and varied stock of GOODS of They will spare no palm to render o their Give them a BAZAR OK GILKESON lo rail the attention of thn public til new stock of Hosiery Stamped all of which they offer as the BEST AM CHEAPEST IK THIS LEET WOULD respectfully inform her former patrons and he public generally she will remain here for a and will all of Hair Watch Ac at few doors Booth of Hcn oB Kace Practical and Steam I Houses and stores Gas Baths Waf h Water Hot and Cold water in tho moat approved Out of town UITS promptly attended Lodge Meets at low HalUn Goodwins on Thursday evenings of In 290 Ei and third Mondays of every ta third story of Hen leias Block ARCH Meets second an fourth each third story Ptf W EDITOR AND AN HONEST AND A WILL TO PER ESTABLISHED IN JANUARY Wholesale and Dealer In Tull PHILIP Dealer in Parlor aud Chamber Window door of Iain 188 Main PACKARD HALL Corner of and Canal nnw and hall is W by 80 and 800 It lias a jo fey provided with a and complete with and green For further AKD MILL wlshln to purchase Hour or mill feed will Ond it In their to call at the KEYSTONE MILLS FLOUK AND FEED STORK On Main they will find of different grades at the LOWEST CASH Wholesale alen cum anil mill feed if all dealers are particularly iu to call and examine aud get our es before The r prices paid for ing done to all parts of the town in r he forenoon of MEAT MEAT LOOK 3 The permanently In he Meal and is to flip tly the public at all limes with Of the very dressed In the neatest and at TOE LOWEST POSSIBLE having pood fat stock to sell will do well to coll on as 1 will nay the highest market mice for good stock well Market two out of the Charles Pa EMPORIUM F FINK HOOTS AND First Boor West of Packards Hardware UP Fine Leather Tongue Flue Calf Morocco Fine Plain Calf Fine Patent Leather Fine Calf Skin Congress Fine Serge Tops And all made to order anil warranted not to or run down at the a DEALERS IN American and Italian Marble attention paid to both Ii and the old stand opposite tlic Woollen Main street A OLIVER mother her I Thirteen or something less Girlish but womanly square with Lips that lover lias never Taper lingers and slender Hanging sleeves of stiff So they painted the little On her hand parrot green Sits and broods Holding up the canvas full in Look theres a rent tlic light shines Dark with a fringe of That was a RedCoats rapier thrust is the We Ihc lady old daughters daughler Who the painter was none may One whose best KOS not over well Hard and it must be Flat as a rose that has long been pressed Yet in her the Hues are Dainty colors of red and white And in her slender arc seen Hint and promise of Look nut on her with eyes of Dorothy was a lady bom the galloping Normans Englands annuls have known her name And slill lo the rebel town Dear is that ancient names For many a wreath they won The sire and the O Damsel Dorothy Dorothy Strange is the gift that I owe to you Sueli u gift as never a king Save to a daughter or son might All my of heart and All my title to house and laud Mother and and child and wife And joy and death and life What if a hundred years ago Those close shut lips had answered When forth the came That eost the maiden her Norman And under Hie folds that look so still Tlic bodies swelled with the bosoms thrill 1 Should I be or would it be Onetenth another to me V Soft the breath of a maidens YES Not the light with less But never a cable that hold BO fast Through all the battles of wave and And never anecho of speech or song That lives hi the babbling air so long There were tones in the voice that whispered then You may hear today in a hundred 0 lady and how and tor Your images here we Solid and stirring to flesh and Edwards and their A goodly record for Time to show Of 11 syllabic spoken to long ago Shall I or forgive For the little whisper me live It shall be a my little maid 1 will heal the stab of the RedCoats And freshen the gold of the tarnished And gild with a hymn your household name So you shall on us brave and bright Hrst you greeted the morning And live untroubled by woes and fears Through a second youth of a hundred A MAK WITH TWENTY A The morning on which Reginald Glov erson was to leave Great Salt Lake City with a mule dawned Reginald Gloverson was a young and thrifty with an fam ilv of twenty young and handsome His union had never been blessed with As often as once a year he used to go to in with a mule train of but although he had performed the rather perilous jour ney many times with entire his heart was strangely sad on this particular and tilled with gloomy the time for his arrived mules were at the impatiently champing their The Mormon stood sadly among his weep ing Dearest he I am singular ly sad at heart this but do not let this depress The journey is u perilous I have always come hack safely and why should 1 fear I know that every as I lay down upon the broad starlit your bright faces will come to me in my dreams and make my slumber sweet and with your mild bine eyes and Hcn with your splendid black and with your hair so beautiful ly golden and with your cheeks so downy and with is to with the other thirteen of each so good and beautiful will come lo me in niv sweet will you not own they lovingly we will And so cried Come to my my he that as many of you as can do it con at for I must go He folded several of them to his throb bing and drove sadly But he had not gone far when the trace of the off hind mule became he essayed to adjust the trace but ere he had fairly commenced the mule snorted wildly and kicked Reginald frightfully in the stom lie arose with difficulty and totter ed feebly towards Ills mothers which was near falling in his moth ers with the Dear moth Ive come home to die So I she said the mules V Alas Reginald Gloverson could give no In vain the heartstricken mother threw herself upon his inanimate Oh tell me where the mules and you may die if you want In vain had passed TBY WELLS Carbolic An unfailing remedy for all Bronchial Dip Dryness of the Throat or Windpipe and all The modem discovery of Carbolic destined tn become one of the to mankind In Its application to dis eases o the and Its great curative qualities to all affection of the AMD Wells great remedial Carbolic contain othe more highly medicinal and better adapted for dis throat than any preparation ever De fore offered to the Be sure yon get Wells donH let other goods be palmed off on yon in their FOR COUGHS AND COLDS WELLS CARBOLIC TABLETS ARE A SURE TRY J 34 Platt Sole Agent SOLD BY DOUBLE AND SINGLE away down and quality away For tale only by PACKARD at the old Hardware CHAPTER The mules were never heartbroken mother took the body home to her unfortunate sons wid But before her she indis sent a boy to burst the news gent ly to the afflicted which he did by informing them in a horse that their old man had gone The wives felt verv bad He was devoted to sobbed And to said said he thought con of but not so much as he did of I did And I say he didnt He did He didnt I Dont look at me with your squint ey es Dont shake your red head at me said the black haired Hen cease this unseemly I as his first shall strew flowers on his you said as his last shall strew flowers on his grave Its my You there said Henri You bet I said with a as for said the practice I aint on the shall ride at the head of the funeral pro Not if Tve been introduced yon said the elly thats my You bet your bon net strings it said yon must do some you on the day ofthe funeral and how many pocket will it take to go round V you and Nelly ought to make one do between Ill tear her eyes out if she perpetrates a sob on my Dear said Regin alds how unseemly is this Mules is five hundred dollars a and the very identical mules my poor boy had j has been gobbled up by the red I knew when my poor Reginald staggered in the dooryard he was on the Die hut if Id only thunk lo ask him aboul umles ere his gentle its it would have been four thousand dollars in our and no Excuse those real but youve never felt a parents Its an sobbed Do not blame Tecumseh has gone to Detroit The effect was The message he had delivered to the Big Warrior was and many of the Indians took their rifles and prepared for the The reader will not be surprised to learn that the earthquake had produced all but he will be surprised doubtless that it should happen on the very day that Te arrived at CHAPTER TO The funeral passed off in a of the of to the grave four which rendered that part of the ceremony thor That night the twenty wives with heavy sought their twenty respective In another not many leagues rom the house of a gray woman was weeping He she he died without in any where them mules to CHAPTER Two years elapse between the third and fourth A manly Mormon one as the sun was preparing to set select assortment of gold and crimson clouds in the western hough for that matter the sun has aright 0 set where it wants and I may sav has a manly I may tapped at the door of the mansion of lie lute Reignald The door was opened by Susan Is this the house of the widow Glov the It said And how many is there of her quired the There is about twenty of includ ng returned Can I see her You he softly addressing the twenty disconsolate I have seen tart of And although Ive ive I respect and tenderly care I can truly say that I never felt oves holy thrill till I saw be mine je mine he enthusiastically and we will show the world a striking of the beauty and truth of the noble only a good deal more Twentyone souls with a single Twentyone hearts that beat as They were The Earthquake in Father Cartwright in his autobiography gives some fuels to show that this earth juake proved nn element of strength to the He says In the winter of 1812 we had a very se vere It seemed to stop the current of tlic broke flatboats TOUI their and opened large cracks or fissures in This earth quake struck terror to thousands of aim me sands crowded to and joined the different There were many interesting connected with the shaking of the earth at Two I will had preached ic Nashville the night bc rore the second great shock to a urge Early the next morn ing I arose and walked but on the hill near the house where 1 had when I saw a negro coming down the hill to the spring with mi empty pail on her It is very common for negroes to carry water in this way without touching the pail with cither When she got within a few rods of where I the earth began to tremble and jar chimneys were thrown scaffolding around several new buildings fell with a loud hundreds of citizens awoke and sprang into the streets loud screaming many thought the day of judgment had The young mistress of the above named negro woman came running after and begged her to prav for She raised the shout and said to My is coming in the clouds of and I to pray for you now I must go and meet I told vou that he would and you would not believe Amen And on she went shouting and clapping her wmi the empty pail on her Near Logan Ken lived old brother Valentine verv precious with his wife Tu was a graduate of at an early day in the history of Methodism in the United He was a very successful pioneer but for the want of a sufficient support of a rising and rapidly increasing he had located and was teaching school at the time of the above named He and his wife were in bed when the earth began to shake and trem He sprang out of threw open the and began to and started with nothing but his night clothes He steered his course shouting at every My Jesus is coming His wife took after and at the top of her voice cried dont leave me said my Jesus is and I cannot wait for and on he shouting at every My Jesus is coming I cant wait for During the years of excitement sioned by these earthquakes hundreds joined tbo Episcopal though were sincere and stood yet there were hundreds that had joined them from mere The earthquake gave Tecumseh the Shawnee chieftain the reputation of a prophet among the Indians of A few months previous to this event he was on his mission to the southern to unite all the tribes of the south with those of the north in bis grand scheme of exterminating the whole white race from the wide extent of the Mississippi from the lakes on the north to the Gulf of in his memoir of Tecum gives this On the return from went among the in urg ing them to unite with the Ar riving at a Creet town on the Tallapoosa he made his way to the lodge of the called the Big War He explained his delivered his war presented a bundle of gave a piece of wampum and a all of which the Big warrior When reading the intention and spirit of the Big looked him hi the and pointing his finger toward his said Your blood is white you have taken my but you do not mean to I know the reason yon do not be believe the great spirit has sent me yon shall know I leave direct ly and shall go straight to Detroit When 1 arrive there I will stamp on the ground with my and shake down every house in So he turned and left the Big Warrior in utter amaze ment at both his manner and his and pursued his The Indians were struck no less with his conduct than was the Big and began to dread the arrival of the day tho threatened calamity would befall They met often and talked over the matter and counted the days know the tune The morning they had fixed upon as the of his arrival at last A mighty rumbling was The Indians all ran out houses and the earth began to when at sure enough every house in was shaken down The explanation was in every Harrow Gauge The interest in the subject of narrow gauge railroads has been greatly increased by the success of the little which is regarded as one of the most noteworthy events of modern engi The net revenue of this road for the year 1809 was on a capi tal of and a New York in commenting upon this says The economy of the con struction and equipment of a narrow gauge two feet six is im mense when compared with the cost of a road four feet eight and a half For a single track it is fifty per over an ordinary flat but in districts the narrow gange roach be and will prove a paying in countries so rough that no at tempt would ever be made to construct a road of the usual Narrow gauge roads will accomplish a revolution in the railroad system of the United In and Western the sub ject of narrow gauge roads is and projects for their construction have in some instances assumed practical The first road constructed on the narrow gauge principle in this country will probably be built this winter to con Hanging Rock region of the Ohio River with the Eastern Kentucky road and a narrow gauge road is talked of to connect the mining districts of George town and Central City with Golden City and in Besides the lighter cost of construction and the cheap ness with which such a road can be the saving of dead weight alone is very Thus the engine and ten der of the road weighs but ten against forty tons on the broad gauge roads and it is estimated that the proportion of dead weight is but two hun dred and fifty pounds for each passenger carried on the whilst on the broad gauge road it is nearly five hun dred pounds for each As tri and neighboring these nar row gauge railways would seem to be very efficient and and Bayard speaking of his house planned by says I made two mistakes in the the the first I allowed my thoughts to dwell too much on the outside of the house fitting the internal arrangements to the external instead of the re The true way of planning is to make the inside and then enclose it Taylor thus indicates the cause of many failures in and the reason why so many showy mansions air so often uncomfortable Men not for their own convenience and but for tho eyes of their They crucify the body of the women in order that the pride of the eye and the vanity of the heart may be The outside which is to he controls the inside which is to be Hereupon the Boston Watchman im proves as follows This disposition to uie to for the looks of the is not by any means confined to It also expresses itself in the life and ed of the home The true idea of a home is not a but a private wherein mother and children are engaged in the interchange of offices of in teaching and learning the lessons of the rules of and in forming habits of mo and He who setteth the solitary in designs the home for the place of of of of of the of a beneficent in lie intends that it should be the surest of national and the best nursery of individual But modern society has sought out many in whereby to improve on the work of the God wished men to plan their homes from the inside they allow their thoughts to dwell too much on the and orm the family habits and not according to the the true and the but to meet the requisitions of fashion The best room is a kept secret for callers and parties the which ought to provide for the comfort and ex press taste of the is copied from he last Parisian importation the books are only so many feet of blue and gold the interior of the home is arranged with almost exclusive refer ence to the set in which the family How Travel trader Muskrats have curious methods of trav eling long distances under the In their winter excursions to their feeding which are frequently great dis tances from their they take breath at and remain under wa ter as long as they Then they rise up to the ice and breathe out the air from their which remains in a bubble against the They wait till this air recovers oxygen from juxtaposition with the water and and then take it hi and go on until this operation has to be In this way they can travel almost any and live any length of time under the The hunter sometimes takes advantage of this habit of the muskrat in the fol lowing When the marshes and ponds where the muskrat abounds are riret and UIP fa thin and on striking into their houses with his hatchet for the purpose of setting his he frequently sees a whole family plunge into the water and swim away under the Following one for some he sees him come up to recover his breath in the manner above After the animal has breathed against the before he has tune to take his bubble in the hunter strikes with his hatchet directly over and drives him away from his In this he drowns in swimming a few and the cutting a hole in the takes him and beaver travel under the ice in the same and hun ters have told of taking otter in the manner Interest No blister draws sharper than interest Of all industries none is compara ble to that of interest It works all day and night hi fair weather and fouL It has no sounds in its but travels fast It gnaws at a mans substance with invisible It binds industry with its as a fly is bound in a spiders Debts roll a man over and binding him hand and and letting bun hanc upon the fatal mesh until the interest devours There is but one thing on a farm like and that is the Canada which swarms new plants every time yon break its whose blossoms are and every flower the father of million Every leai is an every branch a one every plant like a platoon of and a field of them like an armed host The whole plant is a torment and vegeta ble And yet a fanner had better make his bed of Canada thistles than at tempt to be at ease upon interest Personal hi a New York daily a week stated that if John Smith formerly of will call at No he will hear something to his John There was about 250 of he has been calling at the rate of fortyseven per day ever since the personal Kaiser In the of last week Philip Schaff gives some per sonal facts about the Emperor Frederick William of Germany As to the per religious and moral character of he present King of it appears best from his public war which ire not indeed for high intel ability or but for sound common strict truthfulness and a thankful recognition of God as Jhe Al mighty Ruler of events and Giver of vic He resembles his father much nore than his His Fred erick William had no brilliant ies but in the school of deep humilia ion and affliction he had learned to de end upon and chose for the motto Df his My time in my hope n Frederick William the brother of be present whatever may be said of his ability as a was undoubtedly i gentleman of rare refined taste and sincere evangelical He the company of great scholars ike verv good and took the deepest in the spread of true Christianity at home and When the General Conference of the Evangelical Alliance met at Berlin in lie attended scs invited members to his place in and treated them with tlie ut most Christian To the Amcr eans he paid special as they ante from so great a Tlie lale who was often poke in enthusiastic terms of that The present King has retained all the chaplains of his who with mt exception preach the gospel as is it is preached especially loffmann ami His Minister of Public Worship and Herr on is likewise a gentleman of Christian The so to which since 1862 the government of the national church in Russia is mainly consists of uch men as and The Crown Prince of and his wife the daughter are said to favor the tendencies of the socalled Protestant leaded by and of bat it must be remembered that an heir to a crown generally sympa from policy with tlie party out of and becomes conservative as soon is he ascends tne At all events lie royal house of Prussia is identified vith the cause of The same can be said beforehand of the pros emperors of Germany who will from the house of Hohenzollern is the former emperors have proceeded rom the house of Old dis headed by Catholic will be succeeded Ger beaded by Protestant Stealing an A very singular circumstance recently to a lady residing in n The person we refer the wife of a man in the custom house the of an interesting child two months After the birth if the she was so ill that she could lot and a nurse was took care of the child for some In the meantime tlie husband and father met with a serious oo that be was con fined to his During the Illness uf the nurse was in going o her home One day on icr return she informed the father and mother that a neighbor of hers in Twenty ninth street had lost her little and vas anxious to find one to nurse that he was a verv nice lady anil would take ood care of the dear little The and consulted in regard to lie matter and being poor and to pay the expense of the to let the baby bo placed in he care of the lady The nurse gave the ladys name as James living at 710 West Lust week the father so far recovered as to be able to go and the wife im upon him tlie duty of going to ee their dear little as they had not seen the little one in some He of but could not find the supposing he had made a concluded to examine the paper eft by the nurse bo did and found t to correspond with his He nade another effort to find the hrough Uie but has not yet suc in finding any trace of the lady jr the The poor afflicted mother s bordering on madness over tlie loss of icr What is more inhuman than robbing a mother of her child That a voman should do this is a degree of hcart that we never supposed be of a York Com the Most of our readers have seen Rogers such iis Taking the The Wounded Thirty workmen ire steadily employed on his and jot less than one hundred thousand of hesc beautiful have been icing about three thousand of each Rogers has reached success through great He was bred a and served seven years in New where much of the time he fourteen hours per He stud ed modeling in hours snatched from simply to gratify his love of art After this he was invited to take charge of a machine shop in but soon was thrown out of employment by the panic of He then determined to see the masterpieces of Paris and ami ui due lime accomplished this object of long Returning to he was led to the senice of the City Surveyor of and while in that position he modeled a group as a donation to a la dies It was The Game of Check and was much He was now encouraged to art as a pro and came to this where he exhibited The Slave This was the first time any artist had initiated his city life by espousing the cause of the op Rogers was not ashamed of his sympathy with an unfortunate His me for several years was a series of hard He issued a series of popular and was glad to get the trifling price of three dollars to keep within his income he was oblig ed to board and to sleep and work in the same Rogers groups did much to enliven patriotic sen and at last they became so lar that their author was into an easy if Rog ers is now about have instituted this department of TBS especially for the It Is under the editorial management of a lady of thi and all of oar lady readers who are respectfully solicited to contribute their mite towards making U Our farmers wives and and who know ol something useful that somebody else does not know should send it to THE Anors and have it Come mothers and let us hear from Gold In when the diggings were paying Signer Blitz visited a before a large exhibited his During the performance he took out his threw it in to the air and caught it he took a out of ask ing the boys if they could do that Old a who had never changed his mining shirt since he came into the immediately went upon the took off his dipped the tail of it into a bucket of held il up and wrung out thirtynine dollars and fifty cents in gold including fifteen pounds of Blitz took the next tells of an Irish woman begging of when she saw him his hand in his cried May the blessings of God follow you all the days of your when he out his immediately ad never overtake you MY UTTLE Little one with golden feet and tiny Sunniest smiles and fond Sweetest boy of tlie land Little dost thou know of Little of world of Thou with all thy mirth and Fairest of the happy Sunny summers pass before Brightest moments of lifes morn Finds some on and take thy While thy soul is free from Soon will come thy my When thy sorrows must wool embroidery on in which our grandmothers is the fashionable employment for dainty fingers at the present As it is no longer the fashion to have stereo sets of each piece in a room the counterpart of that next variety is witli scarcely any two articles ladies of taste and ingenuity employ their leisure in embroidering cov ers for different An odd a sofa foot a table or piano embroidered by Uie lady of the is to be found in almost every To complete the stripes for Uie back of a folding ch aud an orate piece for the seems to be the ambition of almost every young During the holidays these chairs mid campstools were Uie favorite gift to bachelor and Some were ornamented with heads of hunting or battle while for and to bacco jars were wrought on the The back of the chair is usually three a different vine of flowers in or else the of the owner is iu the with Most of this that looks so is verv as Uie complicated all the intricate is done by experts before it is offered for The lady who purchases it merely fills out the background by stitches of wool of a single Fancifully shaped or wall for letters and other small are made of black and have an embroidered front brackets for vases and stationery are draped with needleworked cloth chamber racks for bats or an overcoat are embroidered in the back of the pegs willow baskets are ornamented in the same way Uie backs of straps for a or small picture tiny traveling and a multitude of such small ar ticles are decorated with this gay Perforated morocco and perforated either tinsel or are used for making many pretty toilette nnd cornucopias for shaving or match nnd boxes for and The holes in this board arc very hence the designs arc easily and the la bor is not injurious to the jis it was when very fine perforations were Treatment an article on House in October it was mentioned the plants should be gradually accustomed to their and this fact is to be borne in Whenever the external temperature will allow open the window for awhile during the warm part of the Water ing is oftener overdone than But a few such as Callas and semi will thrive if the soil is kept The roots need air as well as The practiced eye can tell by the looks of the or the if a plant needs Better let it get a little too dry and then give it a good than to apply frequent drib Dryness of the atmosphere is one of the troubles of and this must be overcome as much as possible by evaporating water on the stove or Where the room is heated by an open there is less Another plan is to have a shallow box of the size of the or the table upon which the plants stand this should have sides about 3 indies high with some 2 inches in depth of clean sand in The pots are placed on the sand which is to he kept the housekeepers great enemy is another thing the plant grower has to contend To be hfnl the plant must have clean Some very careful persons a or other light over the while the room is being This of be prevented from resting upon he by some A stout made to fit into each corner of the ilant would Give the plants i showering as often as necessary to keep hem Set them in a or and shower the foliage witli water Tom a pot with a fine If a plant rets very as sometimes will prinkle it to moisten all the and then go over it and rub each leaf gently the thumb and to loosen the dirt after this give a plentiful This can only be done with smooth caved The outside of the pots choulil bo kept by the usi if a and My of Mending and Eliza Foote sends the following I have just finished mending a very valuable glass broken directly through the middle as nearly as it could without breaking off the standard and this is the way I did it A quart of sweet milk was put into a deep iron the pieces of the care fully tied in place together as tight as a stout cord could tie were put into the kettle of cold and set a slow There it was kept boiling for three When the kettle was taken I left the dish in the milk until it was When taken it was not but lite cord left and the set aside for a few weeks where it could not be The getting off the dried milk was a difficult but I was care ful not to soak it too Finally the work was and lam delight ed with the firmness of Uie And it is so neat a way leaving only what looks to be a slight A glass pitcher mended in this way two years ago endures the test of use yet Of couse an article too much broken lobe tied together would have to be treated in some other I do not remember to have ever seen it in good old fashioned practice which I learned from It was a beautiful idea in the mind of a litte on beholding a fading around which three little buds were just exclaimed to her these little buds have awa kened in tune to kiss their mother before she veteran housekeeper affirms that the scarcity of good servants is largely to be attributed to the scarcity of mistresses who know how to keep house as one should be kept is nothing which takes the am out of a man so much as a lazy wife and a dirty home and there is nothing that induces a wife to become lazy as sure Iv us a drunken OF Tlic following curious incident of the by Bret which was pub in in a California is now having a run tho general Its representation of the farmers patriotic incor eagerness to anticipate the aged strangers fancied tidings from the battle where his son is and the stran gers repeated attempts to complete his sen has a of suggestion ad climaxed by the dramatic reaction of the last I was with the stranger said Said the fanner Say no But rest here at my cottage For thy feet are weary and I was with Grant the stranger said Said the fanner no 1 prithee sit at my frugal And eat of my humble In the smoke of the battles I know him said the aged And as I remarked I with Grant I Said the Say no more He fell in I ahls Thou did st smooth these things oer speak the whatever it Though it rend my bosoms How fell he with his face to the Upholding the flag he borer O say not that my boy diagram The uniform that he wore I can not said the aged And should have remarked before That I was with in Illinois Some three years before the Then the fanner spoke him never a But beat with iis list full That aged man who had worked for Grant Some three years before the fust team a team in Hie Always on hand your like should lie kept in lier The latest excitement have had out west was a race between a clothes md a young man who was riveted to the has since become tied in the nf of a young have met with a heavy the man said when his wife weighing three hundred pounds had cant children exclaimed a the other day in the hearing of think it was intended that any of your sex replied the old lady Speller the other day snw the United we He was so struck with the want of that he altered it Of it united we con thats it having hunted in all the corners Cor at lost to give them anil on i chair Intakes lo himself n big book lying on the side Mother says to him Whats darling doing with the book papa looks in the dictionary for and 1 am looking to see if I ran find my young woman in while out walking witli a young man who had been loving her not wisely but too met a when she turned to the young pulled n re and gave him his choice to marry her there or be adding that if the minister refused to perform the ceremony she would shoot The nuptial knot was No met with this witty and unanswerable report in of a short trip through a portion of The writer is conversing with his car driver You are a Jimmy Y yer pray to the Virgin Mary I yer theres no doubt she was a good The Bible says But she may have been no better than your mother or Thats yer But then youll allow there is a mighty difference in their hildren A WIFE ix tell my what is the cause of these tears V such a disgrace is my dear dont keep jne in suspense 1 have opened one of your supposing it addressed to Cer tainly it looks more like than Is that all what harm can there be in 11 wifes opening her husbands letters V No harm in the thing But the contents the contents Here the wife buried her face in her handkerchief and commenced sobbing and the husband eagerly caught up the letter and commenced reading the epistle that had been the means of nearly breaking his wifes It was a from the printer for two years Fanner Bogles was a veracious old If there was anything he de lighted in it was to secure the attention of some one while he spun a yam about the wonderful cuteness of his boy Tom was his hero on never ould the old fellow lethis hero suffer for want of a Ah said Bogles one as he had fairly fixed his Tom is the most remarkable boy you ever set eyes on hes like his old cant no more him than you can a wood You recollect that choice apple tree that stood down under the be sides the stump fence I was mighty savin o them I can tell I forbid Tom as they brought a high price in the and one told but he would get em in spite o It was his way you anil nil possessed couldnt stop One day the young scapegrace up in the stuffin his sack with the and I determined this time to punish him for my says your fath ers callin I thought Id be sort of so it would him but he smelt the nit and didnt budge an I cant says these pesky ap ples arc in the I continued for my dander began to come down this or Ill cut down the tree and let yer You see my poor limbs wouldn t per mit my shinnin after the so I had to take another you says Tom only think how yoad mourn if yoi couldnt sell the apples to stuff the old That was too much to have my own boy accuse me uv such w what does I do but git the aie and eu away at the bottom of the I cried as the tree was about half cut will ye come down and save yourself Never says am It was no use bring him that way and so I chopped away at the tree till at last it began to sway and fel tn BOOK JOB THE PRINTING possessing all the necessary material every acuity In the way of power presses and firstclass rally prepared to ram oat ALL KINDS OF JOB In the best style of the A T THE L 0 WEST LEGAL Such as Judgment and Com mon always on from a distance promptly executed with neatness and What and crushed your own boy ejaculated his horrified Not by a long replied old winking You couldnt come it over Tom hi such a What had he done but crawled out a and while I was choppin at the bottom o the he had been cutting off the limb with his and when the tree there lie itill up en the Hark IS Some of the decisions of the post of fice department arc eminently It has in times gone bv been enacted that authors manuscript should go through the mails for a trilling paper in A calm and dis passionate mind would gather from lhat the object had in view was to facili tate newspaper maga zine writing and In discontinuing a tax in the of post age which had become very burdensome to gentlemen of the Now by what effort of good old grand motherly dullness does the reader sup and void and solemnly funny By de claring anthers manuscript docs nol mean anything but manuscript intend ed to be made into a magazines and newspapers ruled Thus we arc expected to believe thai original regulation was laboriously 501 up to save tint worth rf for probably mil than that number of books ire sent by mail to publishers each Such property is too precious to trust l any conveyance but the authors own car let sack as a general But granting that one thousand went to the publishers in a and thus saved to one thousand authors a dollar apiece in postage in the twelve would not a law whose whole lira was to accomplish such a trifle as that be simply an irreverent md not proper company to among anil weighty statutes in the law woks The matter which suggested these re narks can lie stated in a Ince or twice I have sent magazine from certain on newspaper as au thors But in Buffalo the requires full letter lie claims no authority for this save decision f the post He showed ne the law but even the highest nr ler of intellectual backed by he largest cultivation outside of u post could not find in il minority for the decisions And I ought to because 1 it 1 that not to be tri ally facetious when talking in nit merely to take the word out nf the of certain cheap witlings who til vays stand ready in any company lo in any one whose remarks offer n for the exhibition of their poor vit and worse I will not say one word about this curi or utter one sarcasm or one speech about or the well but misguided officer who reu lered it but if he were in he vould fare far far dif there the wicked are not by the gentle charities thai in and so they would dc ide and point the linger of scorn at and address him as Old Indued they hurls me under New York postmark I met last night on mi ure IKM by ollows I handed him the directing his to your map of explanation through md when he came to that part when you advised standing on the head or ise of ft looking glass in order to see il he turned to a careful consider ition of the Holding up the shirt ic looked through the and all that aint all All youve got to do is to look it it the wrong and it makes it all right He read the remainder of your including ami hen relumed lo the profound study nf he After a while he burst out Why heres a thing thats low You cant get Omaha on the wrl md Jersey City on the 1 dont care who says il it I mildly suggested that Jersey City Omaha were a long way anil the bad something I lo with it for it was impossible lo sup iose such military critics as General md General Sherman would have deled d the blunder if it were He pondered some Ah aid It must be the for you see if you go round the world one vay you might get to Omaha on west while if you went round for ev fity the other youd gil Unit he I see it longitude dois A Dumb A gentleman of Dount was going n hU carriage to make some calls with when he discovered that he hail eft his visiting lie ordered his recently come into his the in his sitting and bring the cards he should ce The servant did as he was or retained the articles to be used ic was and tnc gen sending in the foolman willi cards wherever the not at home As these were very to his servant with the question How many cards have you said the footman very the king of the six of and the ace of clubs The duce ex claimed his Thats said York Ladies in It is stated with one Queen Victorias ladies in waiting are the since Prince Alberts having always selected ladies simi bereaved The ladies in waiting are either the wives or widows of and receive about a Tbc maids of honor receive a and young ladies arc not considered eligible to this position unless they arc tbc daughters or granddaughter of a peer not lower in rank than They are almost selected from the laughters of the or of the younger sons of This was not ob served in the time of Queen wife of George who appointed as maid of Fanney author of and considered it very ungrateful that the young r two years fatiguing desire to re sign a position the perquisites of which consisted of the Queens ol Queen is much more t has the fol lowing For some time past i an estimable lady residing with her family in this has been danger On Thursday she ly and her friends commenced pre paring her for the They were about to place her upon n when she sprang to her extending her grabbed her husband by his whis kers and pulled them The frightened husband and after quite a succeeded in placing her upon the bed and effort was made to revive She lived about hours and then sank to rest Anna Dickinson in her led nrc on mens has some plain observa tions upon the McFarland regarded as an illustration of some features of our social member of Beechers church has given to establish lectureship in Yale
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