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Citizen,The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1859, Smethport, Pennsylvania O jo If every Saturday morning in port Coonty paper will bo not from thk offlet I 500 GOO WOO no paper w o no om film or in ot Uie I is tent but for IB made ft 50 will be tty charged Those who receive the from Uw Carrier will be charged f I 50 SATES OF Till be obliged ft 50 pe of 10 lines one or three A number of lines loss than ten will be chirped a The following will be charged for three months and 3 months 6 liquire 350 3 do 350 450 3 do 450 550 600 750 X do 800 1800 1 do 15 00 25 00 The foregoing will be to unless a contract to entered in Surinam Cards paper charged year BOOK The office is with LARGE WELL SELECTED assortment of Material a large proportion of which entirely new and the that he prepared to execute ornamental PAMPHLETS CARDS SILL HEADS BLANKS dee in a not to be fcy any in this or adjoining ties gf Blanks of every description constantly on baud B Attorney and at Lav County Pa Business to his care for the counties of 1 Elk will he promptly attended to Office in the Court House second floor W A WILLIAMS Attorney and Counsellor at Law Smethport Win A HICHOLS Attorney ami Counsellor at Law County Pa Office one door south of 1 store WARREN COWLES at Law Smethport Pa Will to Professional in the counties of Potter and Elk JOHN C BACKUS and Counsellor at Law Co Pa attend to all in in the Counties of Potter and Elk Office C K i Brother's Store J C CHANDLER Chandler Painter Grainer Paper Hanger and Smethport County Pa If B Glass cutting done with dispatch at nil timed Orders the Office promptly attended to HOTEL A Wright Warren county Pa Hre Fable will be Applied with tne best affords and he will spare DO in accommodating his BTT HOUSE Co Pa R Bennett Pro the Court House A new large commodious and Well furnished house CARVER HOUSE By Water Street Pa Office HALF WA HOUSE Nathan Proprietor This house is ated between and If you want a good dinner thut w the place to atop HOUSE TDK le T K The House is entirely new and built of Brick and is furnished in modern The proprietor flatters that bia are not surpassed by any country Hotel in New ork Carriages run from the Sew York Erie Rail Road DR W Tf MCCOY Has been during the past year engaged in tion to resume tho practice of his and will in future bis attention to its departments on Main his residence 6 DR Ji Physician and Pa Street a few East of the Academy DR 8 D Physician and Surgeon Pg Office at his residence one door north of Metho dist Churchi A N TAYLOR Suple and Fancy Dry Goods Oil Clothing Hats Bout Twt Shoes Hardware doors cost of the Aster House H B BUTLER ft CO Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Staple and fancy Dry Goods General Furnishing Boots and Shoes Wall and Window Look ing Glasses Ac At N YJ SMITH BROTHERS Jf o 1 Excelsior Block Clean IT T Wholesale and Retail in Dry Groceries Hats and Boots and Shoes Carpets Oi I Cloths and all other kiads of E B Dealer in Stoves Tin Ware Wart Ac West side of the Public Fa Custom work done to order on tho test notice and in the most substantial manner A CARD J K H AFFEY offers his as Geologist to parties owning or wirhing mineral lands in JElk Clearfield or Jefferson Counties ff and faithfully teJ July 27 W K Draftsman and Real Estate Agent Office in North-west corner of Court House op to tr a LARD Principal Office at Bradford Pfc Branch at Fox Township Elk Co Good timber and mineral lands for tale in Jarga or small quantities containing and lime atone iron and paints of superior qualities I in Mill at B MATHER'S DEVOTED TO THE OF AS EXPOUNDED BT ADD HIS 34 1859 Briogfiif Qi The time for toil U past and hight has The last and saddest of their harvest Worn out with labor long and wearisome rooping and faint the reapers hasten home Each laden with Ms sheato of the laborera thy feet I gain Lord of the harvest I and my spirit Chat I am hardened not much with grain At with a heaviness of heart and brain Master my I Few their trifling weight Through all my frame a weary aching leaves for long I with my hapless hte And tared and toiled till it was dark and Vet these all ray nil well I know I have more tares than and stalks and withered leaves Therefore I and eep as at thy feel down and revere Master behold n y I know these blossoms e heavily their folded leaves beauty be With evening dew opo i Jan claim no value nor herefore shall The glory of toy sheaves do I gather strength For Tell I know thy Not what I did but what I strove to And though the full rif e e Thou wilt accept i ny tly and repeat hope anew ly p love perceives t J above to rif e ears be Badly few sheaves BT THE UN Am t was genuine men of a down east log chopping fishing animal passing his time between the ocean ana the main land n one of his voyages tbe mast he went to Porto f ico and by some chance it happened that his vessel ed without him ASH felt somewhat when compelled lo his visit and eagerly watched for an opportunity of re to ning to his native and One evening as h 5 was walking by he seaside in melancholy guise he was d by a gang of Brit- sh Bailors belong! ig to the war Terrible by Captain Bigshot and then b asy in taking water and other stores pi to a con- of her years Asa was disposed to show fight At first ut as the press gang were armed with cutlasses be concluded his policy was to submit quietly and 00 he en- cred the barge without opposition and was taken on board the sloop That night as ho lay awake ng over his misfortunes he chalked his conduct which was no other ban to feign a simplicity almost to and to little of seamanship as possible He knew how to throw into his of complete vacancy and to throw the off bis gnard Tho next day a dish of boiled waa set before him without any Our flared up at tho meagerness of the beans an i no he ex- This is a little too mean I fit for a dog Hadn't yon be tor complain to the 1 asked the black-whiskered with a That's it old EOS remarked That a bright idee cap'n I will And regardless of opposition be into the Cab n where Capt lot sat at dinner with three or four ulcers Who the dene art asked Yon seem to like said tbe captain i I guess I do said Asa But not raw as yon fellers cat it How then 7 Wai I like to turn the of a hogshead and then pal it boat and drop it into my Ain't it good though Wai I guess It is Asa captain rf v Jonathan I say you can go now and see about the pork to Asa vent back to his astonished shipmates reporting that the captain was a sort of One day when the men didn't ble up from below with the requisite alacrity the boatswain rattan in band gave each of them a reminder with his stick as be came on deck Asa was the last oa but watching the boatswain's bamboo be tbe weapon in bis band and dexterously twisted it Out of the officer's grasp Hallo said be 4 hope you did not mean to bit me cause it hurts d feller No I thought you and he threw tbe rattan overboard escaping to the quarter deck where bis and supposed imbecility secured him impunity In fact be was I JM ie captain fixing his savage yes on the Yankee Who be Maculated why I'm Asa T Knollin Captain I ope you're bow's the folks t bum f pretty sp 7 eh f Tour I said the captain mimicking tbe usual one of No it ain't j il's Asa T i Well what do you want of me P u Seems to me vou live pretty well ere said Asa looking over be table tall fodder is bama tie and o be joyful our Cook d d the clean thing by s though yon know nothing bout it BO I thou ht I'd step np here nd know bow they serve us own stairs Why give without Beans without pork 1 the captain willing to humor the character beans without pork that beat all natur What do yon live on when you are t home asked the Fork and chowder and answered What are asked the captain Don't yon what flapjacks bat They're made of floor eggs milk and water beaten Up and into a done np with butter and whichever you choose and if hey don't go down tlick there's no tones in of a and Taking up a cannon ball one day he What in the world is this yore captain what we keep to popper tho Yankees answered Captain shot 1 Want to said Asa f bow do they work We put em into those big guns and fire em off S wo w I you don't say so Dp travel pretty fast captain You can't see Hurt a baby if they bit Yes when they are fired ou gun Not other ways No Then here goesl cried Asa handling like a he let it drive among the tbo officers and toon shouting let her Cries of rage and pain followed Seems to me said Asa cooly them ere things does hurt a feller if they ain't fired out of a gun One day Capt Bigshot cal aft said be boat along side you may got traps go ashore I His Majesty can do without you Wol replied Ana fore yon spoke I had pretty much ded to quit 1 km make better fishin by a great eight Besides I want to go hum and see the Good bye shall see you again I think said the captain Guess 1 shall Good said Asa and with a light heart he bade adieu to the Terrible More than throe years afterwards during the war of 1812 a British armed lying at St Johns was boarded and in a dark night by a band of privateers The leaders of tbe expedition then Bought the mander and demanded his sword In- and confounded Captain shot asked the name of his captor Lord bless yon ed a familiar voice don't yoa know me I'm Asa T that do along a spell back at Porto Bico I told you T guessed I should see yon again and when a Yankee sure Make yourself comfortable captain and excuse me for a moment cause I've got to haul down your flag run up the stripes find work the vessel into dwp arrested at Boston for stealing Pork following From ray youth upwards I have loved baked beans I have a passion for t liat dish that baffles all description Without beans I am I With 1 leans I am happy I want for I want for dinner a id cold beans for supper A few since my pork barrel was empty Wl tat was 1 to do I bad plenty of beans but not a pound of I was in despair and not what to do If I missed and beans I should die and this frame pf mind I wandered through the streets until my eyes fell upon clear and I have made a mess ot it by taking it If I bad gone clear I should hare bad pork enough for my beans for months This is my iel my weakness iBT ODO of the last stories told about drunken men wants confirmation It is said that one of these in staggering around met with large globe lamp with letters upon it Mistaking it for tbe moon be Well I'm ed if somebody baint stuck an on tne moon The Albany Evening Journal extracts from the journal of Mr Soward which will be read with inter- est: Sep 26.1850 I have mentioned already one mon eatery or more in the Holy Land The early European Christians conceived that there was great merit in visiting by way of pilgrimage the scenes of tne sufferings of tbe Saviour but they found the whole country in the hands of ferocious and savage enemies of the religion of tbe Cross Travel could not be safely performed nor could en- be found European gers and religious men founded teries everywhere often strongly fied as places of tbe pilgrims and of hospitality and these yet re- main They are Catholic Greek and ian and inasmuch as the dangers of travel still remain in large districts there are few taverns for the commodation of Europeans they are the resort of the traveler of tho ent day You are received and lodged generally supplying your own sions They tarnish you security and a place to eat and sleep If you have any peculiar claim to respect or con- sideration they furnish yon everything else in but all right-minded persons on leaving them present a gift to the establishment equal to the cost of tbe tions These exceedingly useful ore located with ence on the sites of most memorable events in the life of the Savior and Apostles and haying been so early located they are interesting Palestine in its social condition presents other and of tbe same character You see a party of Syrians or Arabs at rest in their camp or on their march and yon have exactly before you the rest or the progress of a party of persons in the same country thousand years ago Patriarchs women children maidens amid swarms of camels asses and goats Loathsome lepers meet you you enter or depart from the gates of the city bread but there is no divine persons here now to heal them The blind the lame the epileptic are always in your way relief Medical aid or cine that afford relief is expected by tbe sick at the hands of any person of condition who passes by Yoa see two intimate friends meet or cover each other with Yon see a party at dinner or at supper There is one dish which is always quid Each eats by dipping a sop into tbe common dish So you see how tional and probable are the histories of tbe betrayal of our Lord by Judas But I must On with my We left the good monks of Kamlah at five o'clock on Thursday morning and through inconceivably crooked and narrow pathways emerged upon the plain of Sharon An hour or two to bring us into tbe mountains of which separate that plain from tbe valley of Jordon and the Dead Sea The ascent is steep the mountains are a mass or system irregular and almost unrelieved by valleys In fact all of Palestine including tho site of lem and the scenes of Scripture history consists of these mountains tho beautiful Sharon which lies be- tween them and tbe Mediterranean Tell weary hours we toiled in making our way np those mountains to find tno Holy City the summit of one we descended it ascend another still higher and the roads often sharp steep stone ways Which only a trained animal can ascend or descend safety Nor have yon ever seen any such mountain scenes Grordens fields trees plants and shrubs disappear chalky rocks lie heaped on no house or habitation of man or beast or verdure except here and there a tuft of brown dead bushes or withered for want of water or sign of life except here and there a shepherd armed with his reed and his dog and bis flock of sheep and routs which extract dome juice from be roots of this dwindled and stunted vegetation Then once in a long way we find where water is detained during the dry season and hero are small fields and gardens but the ral and almost exclusive aspect pf the scene is one of desert and desolation We found a ruined Tillage on a high eminence bearing tho name of nm Tbe legends of the Christians say hat it took Ha name from the fact that t was tbe homo of who suffered death the Saviour and was pardoned by him on the Farther on I descended into the valley of Jeremiah which is held to have been tbe birthplace of the Prophet who most struck the chords of the of his earnest and devotional countrymen Descending the next mountain I found cares and seemingly tombs in a hamlet which contains haps half a dozen families but tho ins of many habitations This is the village of the birth ol Samuel and the place where he ved the sublime call to it of Ood and I almost fancied that f- stood over the cave of the witch of when aho called up tbe dead at tbe entreaty ml Saul I walked through the brook now all dried where David took tbe five pebbles to supply the Ming with which bo conquered the giant of tho I did not refuse to believe when they told me I now in the valley where Abraham dwelt with Ma family and flocks and now on the mit of tbe mountain where the Sun WOE stopped in his course at the command of Joshua to prolong tbe battle which was to result in tbe victory of tbe ple of Israel It was a weary journey through a sad and mournful land relieved by an occasional rest under tbe shade of a rock or a solitary olive tree for Jeru salem seemed to ba a promised but unattainable when we reached at last at fonr o'clock the mit of a hill higher than all we bad passed and right before me on the rocky plain at the distance of a mile stood the Holy City It was not the ancient Jerusalem not a vast not even a city tike Borne but a modern built town of small cuit enclosed with a graceful military wall andf surmounted with a citadel towers steeples and monuments beau- to look upon but disappointing all the conceits I bad formed regard to its aspect Filled with veneration for it by its wonderful history and ing to find its sacred monuments where speaking their own great nations could not consent to enter it rashly and rudely I and gat down upon a rock surrounded by tombs and contemplated the scenes I was about to enter under of tbe declining sun We dismissed one equipage and walked slowly on ing by half tbe city to find a gate in tho wall The road like oil I had traveled was camel's path over loose stones and fixed rocks np and down but nt length we found tho hole in tbe wall sentinels on and a narrow low street through tbe middle of which the gutter we made our way jostling now against horses asses camels Turks Arabs Jews and Christians all ing from each other in costume and ad- dress but all equally outre and bizarre while tbe voices cries disputes con- tentions of a crowded population added to the confusion tbe scene This was Christian hut ft street that no Christian of any civilized state own A fairer town without than Jerusalem I saw a barer town within I hope never to see and farms adjoined each Bizer had an unruly sheep which wag in tbe habit of getting into field Bunco expostulated with Sizer several times and then told him if he did nqt keep his sheep at home be would fix him so he wouldn't jump any more fences But Bunco Boon found tbe sheep back again so ho caught jim and with a knife severed Urn or skin beyond the gambrel oint and between the main cord and rone and thrust tbe other hind leg through tbe aperture and then put tbe sheep back over the fence which went off hobbling on three logs r Sizer soon after discovered the sod bis sheep was int and he knew rery well who was the it bat be concluded to take things coolly and await aoine suitable opportunity to revenge himself Presently old sow broke in- field when ho caught her and with a sharp knife cut her mouth from ear to ear and turned her rack When Banco discovered this he went great rage and ed of him what be did that for Sizer said Upon my word neighbor Bunco I did not do any such thing Your old sow split her mouth laughing at my sheep Standard Adam Slonaker a number of years ago came to Huntingdon France ind seeing there for tbe first time a lair of snuffers he To snuff the candle The candle just then needed ioti and Adam with his thumb and ingor pinched off the and folly poked it into a Well now them ia ii said that in America it takes three to make a she and a hired girl Had Adam been A modem then Would been a hired girl in Paradise to look after Abel raue Cain 1ST A chap oa being uked what he would do if ho waa banished to the woods said he thought ho should split While Americana engaged In ship building in in every de- of industry are always on the alert to adopt any improvement from whatever source it may tbo Frenchman tbe German the lishman each deems his own nation so superior that it has nothing to learn from any other This contrast be Amending and bat been ex- a hundred times Some years ago the Messrs Hovey of Boston embarked in an extensive series of to produce an improved strawberry it waa Mid that they fruited over of new seedlings and out of those they selected two re- large and fine varieties Has any one over heard of these being cultivated fa Europe f On other hand our nurserymen are so eagerly on the watch for any new varieties of fruit that may be originated in Europe that when the Victoria Currant was first produced Parsons of Flushing paid for the first bush which they could procure How slow Were the English ing from ibis the sharp bow for ships and especially in dispensing with the heavy bowsprit on steamers 1 Like tbe Chinese they upon tbe Americana as outside and like tbe of they ask Can any thing come out of The comparative absence of this feeling was most strikingly shown by Air Stevens when ho visited land with his fatuous yacht While tho America was lying at Liverpool with tbe challenge flying from her head to sail Against all the English yachts far Mr Stevens noticed a gaff on ooo of the English vessels which he thought was better than any other that be bad ing the extraordinary of the case and though he knew the at- tention of all England was upon bis movements bo immediately went to one of the ship yards and ordered a gaff like the he bad observed and the America had that English gaff at tbo top of her sail when she won tho great race Tho greater readiness of tbe Americans to adopt improvements from whatever source they may copje is one considerable cadso of our moro rapid advance in the arts and fn terial New Orleans truly says Experience has fully demonstrated that where a man in a community has anything to sell he must not keep dark about it lie must bold it np in contact with that universal and reflection and the pubic press he must paradoxically light it np with ink printer's ink and he must do this not once or twice or three times but systematically There is as much skill and fact and oftentimes as much boldness to be displayed in ad- as in conducting the THOSE expensive and difficult business tion To advertise properly costs ey but it in variably repays the ment a hundred fold You will many Sensible men who will ly utter tbe paradox that they have often advertised but it has not tod them an iota They expect the public to walk into their stores and up their poor little ment inserted once a month in somo out of- comer of paper have candles give me candies yoa have fish give me bah books Egregious error I The object of advertising is to impress ibis Mr with an ineffaceable dea of your name and locality and special occupation so that if he ever sees or hears the one he will Vely think of the Yon must not play with that ittle girl my said an injudicious parent But ma I like tier sbo is a good ittle girl and I am sure she as as ever I do and she has lost of the prettiest toys I cannot help thai my deary re- the foolish and American her lather is a But I don't play with her father I play with her she ain't a lazy fop standing by his mother's while tbe latter waa sharpening a chisel said John why do you work for a A ow with your talents should not de- grade himself by manual labor I mean o get my living by my wita Well Frank you can with Idler tools than t can An exchange paper if would keep your children in five them a plenty of fresh air This j well enough but tren put on BO many tin of their own bat it ia almost impossible to give hem a fresh The following baring teen placed On the paper for discussion ly tho of the Leicester Young Men's Christian Association t solid a wag it by writing underneath on a liquid I 99 A London witness boring be magistrate that he wan a penman was asked in what part of literature he wielded his pen replied that be ned in Market A Lawyer engaged in a a witness so much wiU DV questions tbat tbe poor H cried for water MT A gentleman tea combining a a man's courage
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