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   Alleganian (Newspaper) - August 9, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland                                fOLTJME II. CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1865. NUMBER 14- U JLJXiXSZXEJO VERY WEDNESDAY MOHNTKG. Olco on Mechanic Stroot, nenr tho TTutiouul llouac. TERMS Or SUllSCUTPTIOX tV'O DOLLARS pir }rari imariuMy In advance. 3 subit-riiition for a ley period than six ontLs. v C3oia.aa.-ty idee of the Circuit Hon. JAS SMITH. irk of the Circuit IIOUACK UKSLE1 outer of GEO. V. liOOVEU. ISASIL T. GEO. A. THKUSTO.V. J.YViES CIHSHOLM, Jr.. UtiLAb J'hUCY, A M. L. UUhll. ELIJAH JOHN ILELL. J H. PTAI.LIJ.05. j i, it Collector-S L. ASIIEXD. crk to liUUtt N Ki-AU: k RETAIL IS >Ruas, CIIKMKUI.S, TAINTS. Oil--', L nml LAM1' COOPS EurtTMEiiv, midrA.MJi roii.hr ARTICLES Corner of and JluLun'.i. M. SUlll.KY'H OFF 1 OR. WKST OF MIX WILLIAM DKVKCMOX, ATTOHNSY AT LAW, Weft fiJi of Wills creik, ill the Itimin. noun as ihi-uiHn. uftlic lute 1 hoiuu Dociiuou Jinuar} II, 1SG5. _ ir. LI: co., DRUGGISTS CHEMISTS, 0i liittiiitjrc, .j CUMB1JKI.AXD, Jill. JOHN 1'. BUCK, lipliohtcrcr anil Paper Hanger, Anil IteiKr in Vail Paper, BUnds, Curtains, etc., etc. lialto. street, tt few doors aliotc 1'ojl- Olhie. M. jr. K iRfiler hi riNES, TEAS, I'ROVISIOXS, FISH, CHEESE, TOBACCO, CIGARS, Ac. illinium ttniU, npi-ibitL A M. I. I' i-li' Til 10 co .Store, unl, 10, ltit.4. HUM mui) -.it LONG Dealers in Ilanlnraroi Iron, Strel, Cutlery, dr.. I igruder's old stand, cornir Ilalumorc mid Me- Iminc streets. FJIBDEL51CK JUNKI3, Dialer in tosls, Shoes. JIats, dr.. MiKniji's 3 Stor} Block, llaltimon. street. WILLIAM Manufu-turcr of Tin, Topper, and Slicct-Iron Warp, Irooka' Block, niir the lincljro, Uillinmrf street. li SWAUTiWKLDEIl, DC lit r in Books, Stationery and F.-tnrj (Jooils, Under llch idire Hull, IliUImonntrret. AXDIU'AV Duller in tcady-mado Clollihig, Craials. SillUTrf, DRAWKHS, rrc B iltimurt street. tlir I MISCHIEF MAKERS. 0! could there in this world lie found Foiue little of uround Where nlhja nnxlit go round Without the rillupo tattling 1 How ilouulr Meat tliat nine would be Where all might dwell in lilxrty Of Eiusin'8 endless If Eiii.li w< re really kiionn, Dnnie Peice cl um it for her And in it "lie niiijht fu her throao cr nnd iorevtr; There, like a tnifbt rcipn and lire, Where one would toon The liltit! cliuhts thu icci.ni', And be ollladcU never. The nitaliicf makers that temovc Fur fniiu our heart' the of love, And kad us all to dtsJpjiioTe Wli it fives another pleaitiiT; Thci cctni to Ul.e one's purl, but n lirn TliLjr'iu bisinl our case, unkindly thin Thei toon ritiul thtm all npiia MIIIK! with poisonous mcjisure. A nil tin n tlipj h i  loir nnd ilim-li; 1 hen 1( t trcnnore fotllld In with nil nninnd, AMult e and jo> abound, And ftxiuv-' Bo Your Own Eight Hand 31an. People who e been bolstered up ant ered all their li; ex are seldom good for any- thing in a crisis. When misfortune tonics they look around for something to cling too: lean upon. If the prop is not there, down they go. Unco down, they are as helpless as cap- sized turtles or unhorsed men in armor, an can't find their feet again without assistance. Such silken fellons no more resemble tclf tnado men. who fought their way t position, making difficulties their Btcppinj stones, and deriving determinati-m from de frat, than retcmWe oik, or splnttorin iiishlitigs the stars of LlTorts per gifted in to nchicte'incnts train n man to sell reliance, and when he lias pro; cd lo the worl that he can trust himself, the world will trus him. We therefore, that it it> unwise to de prhe young men of tho advantages tthic results from their energetic action, by "lift ing'1 them over obstacles which thuy ough to surmount alone. SAMUUL1 MERCHANT TAILOE, AND CLUTHIKll, Ualllniore street, utnr the I'ulilic Square. A. r. pc-ilcr in Try fiimds, Xulions, etc., McKaif's 3 Story ISIocl., Ililto. strret, .1 JOUNSOX, Dealers' in 'lucks Jew dry. Silver and I'LATKI) WARK. etc., Neil iloor to IVul-onice, li.iHIniore street. JOHN ]5. AVIDKNKU, JOSTICn OF HIE PClfE. 'dice on Ilnltimore street, nenr the I'nlilic Square. S.VMUKL IIYA.W Hoatnurant and Saloon, WnUlf s Illuek, lUltiniorc strict. WHO LJ2S Af JZ Dry Goods House. WILLIAM DEVHIES co., No. 312 Baltimore Street, Between and Liberty Streets, BALTIMORE, TO.D. Seep constanlly on hind, and Attractive Stock of Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods, Notions, Sec. And our pnrchoses btmn made for Cash, we will i e prepared to give nit (he ndvnntagcs offlixil in Ihis or any other market. January 19, flm __ OF Keepconstnnlly nn hind n lurpe lot of tiie Ilcrca Crtadstonei. nnd for hv May IV. _ 11H.MHIUD A COIL CHAIN. All of Coil Chain on Imml ui'l for sain by UUJtWKD 4 A Cockney Astonisbcd. The Ureckinridgc made liis vis- it to Kttropo ecvural years ago, and met the following incident, whieh is recorded in the iiicinorand.i of hid A gcntlcnian-lihc and well informed Kn- glishtnan who wns in the ftagu coach with me, and found ottl that I was an American, after dilating on the hcautiin, the majesty, in s-hort of this noblest of Brit- ish rivi'ra, (tho conolnded "Sir, it may icein almost incredible to }ou, but it is true, that this prodigious stream is, front its month to its source, not much, if at all, chort of one hundred and fifty miles long." I looked steadfastly in his fnco lo see if he was jesting; hut the grauly of deep comic- lion was upon it. Indeed, John Hull never After a moment, I slowly "1'crhapi, sir, you never heard, of the Ohio river 7" "1 think I 'nvc "Vcrhapsof tho "I think "0, though not Mire." "Certainly of tho Missis'ippi i" "Oh, jcf, "Will, fir, a man will the Ohio on a steamboat of the lirgisl a thou- sand miles." "Of whal, many, "A tlioirand miles; nnd there he will meet another steamboat of the Fimc tlnsj, which hatt eotnc in an opposite direction twelve hundred miles down the Missouri; and then, after going fifteen hundred more down the Mississippi, he may pee that flood of waters disembogue by fifty channels into the sea." I had tnndc up my mind to be considered a cheat, so I went calmly and emphatically through (he statement. As I progressed my companion Fcctncd somewhat disposed to take my stury as a personal affront; but, al its close, he let down his usage into a con- temptuous pout, and regularly cut my nc- iruaiuUucc. A HIGH BTORY. In one of the btuall interior towns of lugtand, where, tho superstitions of our nccttors still possess n bold on the minds T tlie people, the facts occurred a few years ince, of which the following is a true inr- ratuc: An farmer and his family prcpir- ng to celebrate Thanksgiving at hit wife's itlier's in an adjacent town, were hurried nd confused extremely on the day jirt-cccd- that by the multiplicity of [lings which imial be doue before they could eave lioruc with safety. The hotiso was lo jo banked up and the gleanings of the h-ir- cabbages, turnips and forth, put uUi the ecllar, that the extreme entrance hereto might be closed for the season, laving carried in the Iho boys were despatched to the barn for ftraw to fill he passage with, while the good nnn hint- elf was busied oa the opposite bide of Iho OUsC. An old ram, tho horned pitriarcli of a 'irgo floek of sheep kept on the farm, hav- tig got a taste of the scattered cabhagc c.ivi's, ontflred the cellar and 'ilently continin.il his feast. The avenue hrongli which he had entered was immcdi- itely cloted -up, and all the necessary work ind arrangements being completed, the :urger boj s utid girls off on foot in high rice, tho dog running nnd barking before hem. Soon after, the parents and their little >ncs, Iming put out the fire nnd fastened the doors and windows lo keep utit thieves, started on the siinc destination. On the afternoon of tho diy follov. ing the the family returned la their home, accompanied by some of their young Some of their youthful neighbors, of both were invited in, nnd a niprry Thanks- giving carousal was in full tide of operation, when one of the boys, who had been sent into the cellar witli a little tow- wick candle which give just light enough to make darkness visible to draw cider, ran back into the room, bis eyes glaring wildly, uttering the half suffocated exclama- tion "The deiil is in the cellar." I" said the father, "you have only been frightened by your own shadow, give me the light." Saung this; ha the inp the candlestick fatt in the shaking linnd of the boldly to the cellar but bcforo he had descended half the the large saucer eycv and cnormotH horns of tho ram caused him to retreat as much terrified as his son, rxr-himing "Surf enough, the iti tho Titc good man tclzrtl the grcit Tnhle and attempted to read, but the tandlc sputtered, burned blue, and threw such feeble light on the sacred page, tlir- book trembled FO miieh in the hands of the reader, that he could not distinguish one word from another. The little children cried mid thing to their mother; the girls ncfllotl clo-e lo their fa- I vorite fiwains; nnd tho whole house was 'Inking with agitation of its Inlf-dcmentcd inhabitant'. One bright thought, however occurred, and a messenger was sent for the minister to come and clny thr- devil. The parson, n nnn more roh-braled for good na- ture, pirty and credulity, than for good talents and heroism, slipped a small Bible into his pocket, pnton his band nnd surplice, that ho might nppc.ir a? formidable lo his great jintagoni'-t as possible, nnd hastened to the relief of his distressed parishioners. On coming to the the roierend man was hailed n? a deliverer, nnd implored by at least a dozen at the same time, to drive the devil away. Itut few moments were lost questions which no one could answer, tafore the parson pu'hcd for- ward ns n lender, with the same penurious light into the cellar, the most courageous of the company keeping close behind him. He reached the foot of the stairs, the eyes of fire, the fhadowy outlines of tho enor- mous horns, magnified ten fold at lead, by the terror of those that beheld thun, removed all doubt, if any hnd existed, in his mind, as to the infernal nature of tho being with whom lie had to contend. The.divine in- stantly full on his knees, nnd with uplifted hands, began to pray in his most fervent manner. The ram not understanding the pious man's motives, but supposing by the motion of his hands, that he was daring him to a butting contest, made a paca with all his might at his supposed adversary, but, deceived by the swelling dimensions of liis drapery, juuscd the slender body of tho priest, and hastily backed to renew the as- sault, hooked one of bis horns into the. belt of his surplice, nnd pulled the parson wi'li him into the cellar! Whilo thus in the jiower of his victorious natural benevolence of, his disposition burst forth ill the exclamation: "Urellircn lake care of joursehes; the devil has got This exhortation was Wtler obeje'd than any lie h.ul ever dtlivercd from the his friends all fled ami left him lo bin fulo. Among tho company was a shrewd yonug farmer, who had from the first supposed the fiend to be nothing more than some domes- tic animal, but, being a lover of willing to fccca comedy, he kept his thoughts to himself nnd pretended to sympathise with them in their fears. ITe now thought it timo to interfere, and snatching a, pitch pini> knot from the blaiiug firo expressed lib determination lo rescue the preacher or perish in the attempt. A lovely damsel begged him to forego the rash attempt. "Don't! (.limited docs the care fur said another. "Take along the lliblu if jou will go'." suggested another. But unheeding the suggestion and the manifestations of concern for hid safety, he pushed into the cellar seized the animal by one of its horns, aud dragged the struggling .animal up stairs, calling to the .-lituuithul pirson: "Follow Tho horned dcxil was led in triumph, Inned by the vanquished ccdcbiaslic, in the miiKt of thi) ;.ij. lu-Miicntary ti- ICIILC and hanging doit u of heads ensued hut p ist stunt! was too ludicrous to ad- mit of Kibrr reflection; and loud peals of laughter broke forth from every tide, dur- ing nhiuh the r.un was turned out the dour, the parson absented himself without cere- mony, and sporU of the uieuing were re- sumed with better spirits than before. ilocs not Blessed is he who umkn n cent, fur he will have no income tux topiy. Blessed is the bald-headed man, for his uifu cunnol pull htj hair. Blessed is the homely man, for the girls shall not molest him, yea, thrice blessed is he, for nhcn he askctb a lady to dance elm "hall answer him saying, "I nut engaged for the next set." Blessed is he who polishcth his boots and not Ilia morals, who niaketh the outside of his head to shinu to the ncgluct of tly inside thereof, for all the 'limit with sinilcs at bis coming, and dill him beautiful. Blessed is the mnn who hath no brains, but in abundance, for he shall be the Indies' favorite. Bl< the nnn who givctli many and presents tojoung ladies, for gieat shall be lus reward in a horn. Blessed the man who N always flat broke for mi man saith unto him, "Lend me five dollars." Blessed is the Chinamau, for nhcn he is avkcd to contribute lo a good cause, he nu- swcrcth saying, nnd straight- way the philanthropist leavcth him, and goeth on his way rejoicing. Story of tho Jasmino. There is not a plant or flower, rays a graceful writer upon flowers in the Califor- u'mn, but has u history, and when this is known it becomes doubly interesting. For insUmce, the jasmine. 1 lie jniiuina tunning wiitoher eleRimt swcetd, yiiv dark en-en of whose rarnUlml Ituf Alukej more utid Illumines nium The profusion of licr sealter'd JlflH Tho jasmine sccins as though it had been created to cxprcw the quality of amiability. When first introduced into France, by fiouie Spanish about the year 15GO, it was greatly admired for tho lightness of the branches, and tho delicate lustre of its flowers. It was deemed necessary to placed plant so elegant and apparently tender in tho hot-house; anon it was tried in the orangery, where it grew martelously well, and at length it now grows as in its native soil. Tho flexible, branches of this odoriferous" bhrub may be traiucd according to our pleas- ure it will climb and weave itself around our trellibcil arches and cover dead walls with an eiergrcen tnpcstry. It can be trained in any form, and it lavishes upuu us an abundant lianest of flowers of the most delightful perfume. Thtu how serene, when in your firorito room fi otn 3011 the the tiling btooru. This beautiful plant grew in Hampton Court garden at the end of the sctcnth cen- tury, but being lost there was known only in Europe, in the garden of the Grand Duke of Tiiicany, at Pisa. From a jealous and selfish .anxiety that he should continue to be the sole possessor of a plant to charm- ing and so rare, he strictly charged 'his gardener not to give a binglu sprig orovon n flower to any person. The gardener might have been faithful if he had not loxcd; but being attached to a fair though portionlfs A I'IAINO JlvciiiM: Government em- ployees arc non engaged ntlloboken, if. J., upon a machine, which iittmcLs much attention, Ihith from its practical and scien- tific! interest. It is to lie propelled inde- pendently of the winds, the moth c power be- ing gained by Iho rapid resolution of spiral fans on the same principle that a .steamship is dmcn through thunntcr by n toruiv. A Uiy simple in construction, and quito com- mon, exhibits the principle. The Govern- ment was indmcd to undertake the enter- prise through the representation of tho lute lien. O. M. Mitchell, who maintained that it could be mndu vnltmblu in military rccon- He made a model and entered upon calculations to ascertain the size and comtrurlioa that would be necessary to ele- vate six tons the weight of the projected machine. It is shnpcd lil.c a canoe, and built of copper, iron-ribbed. It It worked by an engine placed in the centre. Them are four fans with blades twenty feel long, one above and one below nnd one al each end of the canne. The nppcr and lower fans regulate the nscent and thu terminal fans the direction. damsel, he presented her with a bouquet on her birthday, and, in order to rcnderitmore acceptable, ornamented it with a sprig of jasmine. Tho young maiden, to preserve the ncjMi of this pretty stranger, placed it in tup earth where it remained grccu until the re- turn of spring, when it budded forth and was covered with Bowers.- She had profited bv her lover's lesson, nnd now cultivated her highly prized jasmine with" care, for which she was amply repaid by its rapid growth. Tho poverty of tho lovers   fee it, aud etcrjbody v VO! how like the It's the very picture of him." i like exclaimed an old farmer. "Just show ui v iiuc not like exclaimed everybody. l '.Taint, no responded the farmer, "don't jou sec he bus got his hands in his own pockets? 'twould bd aa like again, if he had them iu somebody cLu's." A WIT being told that an old acquaintance was married, exclaimed, "I am glad tohcar But rcllcctinga moment, ho added, in a tonoofcompassion and forgclfitlness, "and jet, I don't kuowwhy'l khould be; he never did me any harm'." A CoM-n centuries ago, says an exchange, not one in a hundred wore stock- ings. 1'ifty years ago not one boy in a thou- sand was allowed to run at largo at Fifty years ago not one girl in a thousand made a waiting maid of her mother. Won- derful improvements iu this wonderful ago. TIIKIIK is a man out AVcst who claims to cure disease by laying on hands. That is nothing marvelous. AVe have, ourselves, says the 'Bangor when jouug, been cured of moral obliquities by tho laying on of the paternal is nothing so delightful, sajs Plato, as the hearing or speaking of truth. For this reason, there u no conver- sation TO as that of tho man of integrity, who heart without any design to betray aud f peaks without an intention to deceive. Tur best thing lo give your enemy is ty- ghcncEs; to your opponent, toleration; to a friend, your heart; loyour child, a good ex- ample; to your father, deference; to jour mother, conduct that will make her proud of her child; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity; lo God, obedience. A Jlodcru French writer phy- sician prescribing to a sick man always re- minds me of- a child snuffing a caudle; it is leu lo cue that he Miulft it out. There arc no pco- plo iu the world with whom eloquence is so universal as with the Irish. When Leigh Ilitchic was travelling in Ireland, he passed a man who was a painful spectacle of pallor squalor and raggedncsg. His heart suiole him and he turned back. _ i "Ifyou are in said IVttcbtc, "why don't you bcgT' i "Surely, it's begging I am, ycr honor." "You don't a word." 7 "Of course not, jer honor, but see hotr the skin is spakiti' through the and the bones cryiu' oat through me skin! Look at me sunken e-licelw, and the- famino that's gtarin in me eyes! 3fan alive, isn't it bcgg'tn' I am with a thousand very cauiious iu ing your friendship. There ".s not a grcalerj blessing upon earth than friendship when it Is that it exists we have a good, reason to believe, having J found tried and friends from whom we hope in lifo we hhall never be dissevered. But, and Ihc canlion is necessary, beware of _ sheep's clothing, beware of false fricnde. Tbcrc arc men, who, like Judas Iscariot, will.kill you and' betray Trill take. your hand and 'appear to give you their Lcarts while behind your back they will traduce, you. Many who have thus been'deceived have imagined that there is no such thing friendship in the world. It is a. mistake. There is pnro friendship extant. It is likq pure precious that it is counterfeited. Bewarcfof A DcrrEjiiviD bickering pair of Quakers were lately heard in controversy, the husband "I am determined tohaTuouc quiet week with thcc." T "But how wilt thon gel said, tho taunting spouse, in reiteration, which mar- ried ladies so provokingly indulge in.'' I will keep thcc a week after taou art' was the rejoinder. j Ax old criDiioal, was ouco 
                            

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