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   Angelica Reporter (Newspaper) - January 31, 1866, Angelica, New York                                 w a-r  Q  II.  a.  fa  cf «  IS  ••4  A  DI  »a  H  ai  in tíi.  Ef« t». Uli 'ï  m»  h lï-  !»  iBRWSi-«» PER ^KAR, IN ADVANCK.  in «a CMOS whore payment is delayed for moro than titfe« »oaths, Filler Cents additional will bo charged.  \fe bavo a largo and complete assortinj^nt of plain aiid ftncy type,-and csccUont presses, and are prepared to do handbills, law cases, books circulars, cards, oad in fact almost all Und^ of plain and £ino; print* log, neat, prompt, and choap.  jmoEEisSc^mmm^  ATTORmimf, COUNSELLORS AT LAW  Angelicij^ Allegamj Co., N. Y. wni attgiid^'ali buMajsa entrusted to thei chargev wlth^iompl aess^ ¿rapatoli.......  J. B. OREES.] [W. ANGEL.  Office- Corner of .Main and Center Streets  J. H. Eggleston.  __Watch Maker and Jeweler, and dealer  "ta all kinds of Clocks. Watches, and Jewelry ■ Repairing done on short aoiice and rea-eesttblc terms. Angelica, Feb. 15, 18C4. 1385tf-  ANOELICA INSUaaUE OFFICE Arctic Insurance Co.  CAPITAL  yOL. XXTX; NO. 32: ANGELICA, y. Y., WEDNESDAY, JANIJAEY 31, ¿866.  "2S3ETS - - ... s «50.000 R. LLOYD, AGENT. Angelica, Aprili, J865. 14U  Dr. C. P Carver,  DPNTIST  Dental roomaover the store ofS. K. Bennett fc Co., In Smith Davis' Block, Angelica. jQ®-1 have no partner. 1343 :ti  DR, H; B. GORTON,  r© œ ES ^ - o» -,  Frionàship. N. Y. 1420  Lt-,  t-a n  PENSIONS,  T^OUNTIES, and Bac't Pay, procured by Xy the subscriber.  li. LLOYD, Claim Agent. Angellca.N. Y , 1864. HOltf  BLACKfiMiTii —on Corner of Main and Glean street, opposite UatUbvin'a Hotel, where ?iU kinds ol Blackpmithing will bo done on the Bhortost notice, and most reasonable terms— and Horse and Ox Shoeing in a ouperior manner.  ALSO, Manufacturer of Carriages, Buggies, Wagons, &c.; and repairing done on ihort notice—one door south of the Blacksmith Shop, on Oban street. Angelica, N. Y. 1385lf  titeie flf  FRIENDSHIP, N. Y. E .ST A B L I SHE D IN 1853  Etudoiits graduated in vni-al aud nstrumental niu-iic, and muiiical conipositlon.  JAMES BAXTEU, Priuciimiana Proprietor, fi®-Send for a circular 140C:tf  Fire liigurance!  1 TO li KT;T:HVILLE A0 E XCY ^  jElna Insurance Company,  iiA li TFo/i /). co\M:cTicur Jv rporalM lSlO-Ca;>i7a/$-2,-250,000.  UAliTFORD INSUUASCE C():\irAxXY Ihu Uonl. CoijQeclicut. ISCOUPOUATKDISIO—CAMTAI.^1,000,0Q0.  PlUaSll INSURANCE COM?A^ F, llariforU Connecticut. ixCOKP(.R.\Tfc;D 1845 —CAHTAL $600-000  CITY FIRE INS VRA NCE CO it PA 11F, Capital $250,000.  J'Iia:NlX IXSVRASCk .,'<9., New York City. $l,00l',000.  NORTnAMERWANINSUR.'iNCECO , Hai-tlord, Connerticut—Capitol $30(',000.  >IEtlUPOLlTAN INSURANCE CO. New York Cilv. Capital -1,000,000. Insurance can be effected with tl'C sub-Hiubnr in the above old eptablished Stock t'l mpanies.on dwellings. Stores, Chi'rches, J'lictories,Personal I'roperty. &c., ou terms fp favorable iiHolhorreiponKibloin6ti;,nticnp. A'y comrtiunicalions addressed to him at meet^witlr ipTOm^'t iitteir-" -lion. J. O. MILLER, Agenu,  March 8, I8G3—pdly  PURWiWHB!  IVatited.  lîQA SIOiVTtt r-AGENTä wabtid tortixm-IP ^ v/'fj'.v new arii'liv., just out. Address O. .T,  GARET?, City Building. Biddeford, Maine. JanlO'OG.  ly.  -Agents WaTited.  To Sell Prizp Ccrtificntcs  r^ORGOMLnjMLytti^^  TL JoWlry, Diamond Rings, Pins, &c., on'y f5 each, i'or any article dfawn. lietail Price from SIO to Sigi). ill goods warranted genuine. Price of Certificates i5 cents each. Liberal Ih-emittms and Commission llowed to Agents. Sample certificates sent free. I'or Circulars and Terms adilroR»,  Mess's. HAYWARD & CO , janyec-am._ 22D Broadway, New York.  /T/Wi I'Ett VKARI—We want agents everywhere to boU onr iMrnovF.n $20 Sowing Machines. Tluee new kinds. Undfr and ipper feed, Warranted five years. Above salary or irge coramlBsions vaid. ^Fho oiiLT iuachlnes sold in aulted States for less than $4«, which are fiiUii Uct^ed 1/Howe, tyhrfl^r tC: IKiton, (Jrocer tf J{aKei-,'Sing<ir tC .^o.,..aiul.JiaKfield»r^- -An  infringement and the .'¡c/ier or «.■■er are Uahlf. to arrest, inc. and imprismmr.nl. Circulars free. Address, or jail npon Shaw fc ClarU, Biddrford, i/nine, or at No. V23 Broadway, New York; No. 230 Carter St., Phiia-lelphia. Pa.; No. 14 Lombard's Bit ck, Chicago, lU.; N'o. no West Fourth St., CincinnaU, <•.; or No. 8 Spaulding's Exchange, BulTalo, N. Y. janlO'6G-ly.  Agents Wanted; $iO A DAY EASY MADE f 10  By selling Engravings Card Piiotographs and Station «ry. OurStatiouory PaetetB escei) all others; each Package contains Paper, Envelopes, Pencil, Pens.Jtc •«nd Jewelry worth a dollar at retail. Prica only 30 Cents. We will send Asents 100 Stationery Packages and a Silver W&tcli for $17. We also publish splendid Steel Engravijips and Portraits, Lithograph i'riuts, .Vc., vcr>- poimlar and saleable'. Will send a line assortment of ino for S1.5. that realize $50, or I $10 lot tbnt will Roll for $30 or over. WUl send a sample lot foi^S that will sell for Sl.'i.  Send Slanip for CatalogiifH, Terms, i.o.  HA-SKINS .t CO., aoUcckuian Street, N. T.  Nov. 29, 18C5.  While the Days are Going By.  Thero areJonelyJearts to cherish  While the days arc going by ; There arc weary souls who perish  Whilythe days are going by; If a smlie we can renew, As onr journey we pnrsue, Oh ! the RODd we nil may do,  ^hile the days are going by f There's no time for idle scorning While the da,r.i sre going by ; Let onr face be like the raornirg While the days ate going by ; Oh ! the world i.-« full of s'ghs. Full of sad and weeping eyes : Help your fallen brother rise  While the dtiys are going by. All the loving links that bind na'  One by one wc leave behind na While the days are going by ; Bnt the sccda of good we Bow, Both in shade and shine will grow, And w5H keep onr hearts aglow While the days are going by.  Jßiancllantmi» Jiijadinj.  I  Agents "Wanted i  N «-rery township iviicl county. "Tiik SKcnKT ^ SF.nvicE," Tlio Field, the Dungeon and the Escapel By Albiirt I). Richardson, N. Y. Tribune Correspondent. [Issued in Kiiglish and Gorman.,]  This work embracps tho entire narrative of Mr. llich.'vrd.son's unparrallelcd experience for four years traveling throngli the South in the Secret Service of the Tribune, at the outbreak of the war, with our armies ami fleets, oast and west; his tiirilling captnre .md confinement, tor twcty montlis, in seven different rebel prisons ; his cscape and almost mirafculons jonmey of near 400 raik-s, aiiled by negroes and Union mountaineers. It abounds in stirring events, and contains more of the fact, inddent and War tbun aiiy olber wofl; that has'yct appeared. One of the mo.st interesting and rxciting Iwoks ever published. Now ready in both English and German. Sold only by subscription. Addre.ss,  American Publishing Company, • SCRANTON .V; BTTRR, Agents, Jan. 10, 18fiG:4w. Ilnrtftrd, Connecticut.  li ISI »I' G TO  i-t^lIRNITUBE!!  T is all a mistake that people were led to believe,that there was no more  IN  iNaELTCA;  Tou canx^nd as much, if not more, Oian you eX»f could before.  i COOK^ FORSITTH,  Are now prepared to Maiiutaclure Cabinet Ware, iu all its Branches, and P sell at  iVHOLESALE AND RETAIL.  t They also keiep coristaiitlv on hand  Looking Glasses,  'JAL PICTURE FRAMES & MOLDINGS, ^'hich they can supply to their cus-oniers at as low jjrices as can be got tany other establishment. We invite the people of Angelica nd vicinity, to give us a call, and see f themselves, before purchasing Isewhere.  P, S —The trade can be supplied lith Chairs, Bedsteads, and all other the  ¿ liberal terms.  G. WrCOOK, E. A. FORSYTH,  Street, one door west of the Rathbum  |fotel.  |!^23 Angelica, N. Y.  Apios R. Smith,  r Caneadea, would respectfully anooance to thd afflicted relatives of deceased sol-that he is a le^ll^ aathorlzed Ageot Alleganv and adjoiokng CoQDties,to pro-e BonptiVg of i?eceased Soldiers. Al«o the collectiorof BsCak PayiioaTwislottp. Dated, Caneadea.-March 29,1865.  ¡ELEVATED OVEN STÖ:VES—sije>»rv ^^••of oat off,and pipe top—Jost received A.XOOKHABTftCO'S  AR.HY AND NAVY  Xx i : V 01. VER  APIM'.OVKD ];V THE (iOVEHNMENT.  Waranted supcrinr to any other jPi.'ifol of the" kind. Also phi-ket ;inil Brit ürvolvers. Kolií by the Trade .¡eneiaUy. l><'s('i-ii>iiv<> Cirmlara furiiSsbod on appii-iatipsi. E. nKMlN(iTl)N SONS, Ilinn, N'. Y.  Manuiaclurei's of Jlu.'iiiCt.s, Curbinu*«, Revolvers, Rifle Barreln, ect.  .¿»if B^ H-»..- B BaBaa  1 70. 1 7 %. & 17« '  QREENWICH STREET,  (OXI-; KguAHF, wi'>r or broauwav, ) Between CourtlaiitU fjIrcctH, New York.  JOHN rAlTE>^ Jr., Proprietor.  'nilK PAflPIC HOTEL is weU and widely 1 known to the traveling public. The location is specially suitabU' to nien^hants and business men ; it ia in close proximity to the busine.ss part of the City—is on the highway of Southern and Western travel—and adjaeeitt to all the-principal Railroad and Stfiimboat (lept)ts.  71io Pacitic has liheral accommodation for over 300 guests : it is well furnished, and po.ssi'sses every modern imiirovcment for the comfort and entertainment of its inmates, 'nic ronnis are upacious and well vr^utilati'd ; pvovi led with ga.-i and water : the nttendanop is prompt .md respectful ; and the table is Rcneroijsly pvovidcil with every dclicai y of the sea-soh. 71ie subsi iiiur, who, for the pnst few yejirs, has been the li'swoc, ia now soIp proprie'or, andintoiidfi to identify himself thoroughly with the Interests of his house. With long experience as a hotei-kecpor, he trusts, by moderate charges and a liberal policv, to maintain the favorable reputation of the Pacific Uotei. JOHN P.VYTENJr.  Oct. 18.  .....  Hf^KMAN's rovrK>iTRATKD BI"vzi.NK remove« Painr Grease P|io's, tif. itiManfy, aii<t cleniis Silk«, Ribhon«, Uove«, &e., «'qnal to n«w. Oidv cent« per buttle, Sold bj l)ru(j«i'ts. 11k<;kman & fo..  Chemist- »mi DrugKtKti.N. Y.  'I lie Great Cause  OK  HUMAN MISERY  Jutl published in a sealtd envelope. Price s x cU.  * LfC'urc nil the Ni'ure, Trcatmeti», ami Ra'Meil Jure mI S. ininai Wcakne.ii». or -[»-niiat.iThoca iiidu'ed  b» S"ir-.hu e; Ifvo nn'ury Enr«si in«, Imp-'t'-iw , N vous belli itv, aed i'lii cliin. nr- to M«rnages uene ai C'.ii-umMtioii, Kpi ep-T, nu t Ki'-; M •■'•«1 «ml »'lus e»l ineapadiry. Ae. IU ÚOH T J. C üLVEttWEt.L, M. D., mit'or a» th" «-Greeii BooU" &c.  The w.irl'l r.-!!"» ned au lmr.Hii thl« adinirnHl,. I..-.-ture, efea'lv prove», fr<Mn Ili» o«vii exiiertcìieo. ttia» the »••fui cofl-eqiienee of «eH-Ahu^e may be «ffrctiislly re moved without merticine, ami «itj,iout dang, r.m-sur gtf-ai nprr^tona; boiignw, rni-trumct(is, rinjí» or cordials pointiuit ont » mode nf enro at ont-e ecrtnin und i-«ecr-tial, bv wh'ch every mfforer, no mat'cr wh-«t tu'« cotirti-tionmay he, mav cure niinself ehe»p'>, p'ivafely, and adi<-aiu. fgr This lecture will prove a boon to thousands an » ihoosmds. Sen» under seal, to any a<l-dress, in a puiii sealed envelope, on receipt of six cents, or two po^tal{e stamp*, hv addre»sitiir  CHA'Si. C KLINE & CO , 126 Bowery, New York, PuitotHc» 8ox 4580  Chapped HaiidH Ac Kace, Soie L.ip8, 1 liMBlanes« &c.  heokma.v «£ co'8 campiiob iok with gltokriyr,  ctirea chadpedliaudf, immpjiia elvj "jid,  the »kill soit and «mo.iih in the cnidest weather Sold by drugu'inti. Price 25 ecut». Sent hy mail for 35 cts. 3mu79 hkoku»n&0>  Chemifts and urupkists m. y.  Hall's Vegetable Sicilian Hair R«»newer bas proved itself to be the moBt'perfcct preparation for tho hair, ever offered to the public.  It is a vegetable compound, and opntaina no injurious properties whatever.  It will restore 2ray hair to its original color.  It will keep the hair from fallinir out It cleans the scalp and makes tho hair soft,  It is a splendid bair dressing. No person, old or yoaog, should fail to use it.  It is recommended^^ and us^ bt/; the fint MedicaláuÜiimiien. ' 7 " '  Aek fdr HalUn Vegetable SlciUan Hair Reaewer, and take áo otbar.  P. Pi HALL A CO., Nasbaa, K. B., Froprietora For »le bjMiU^ragfiatei—- -- 6ib1430.t  Ooxuuinptioi^ lE^mnmtinii,  HmmiAar A<)o*a iBKSväiiiloicn^ Co» tir«» Ott ha» «h» néattalts-  •>« to tiM fwttMt VoraaM »»> «Mi  «data. 0U««». ««^áSSfflfírS^  CkMBirt* M4 Dn«^ K«w Tflck.  A Story From Eeal Life.  "What do you mean by such carelessness ?" exclaimed John Döring to his son William, a young lad of twelve years.—"Take thatl he added, striking the boy a heavy blow on the side of the head: and that and that 1" repeating the blows as he spoke,, the last of which knocked the boy over a plow that was standing by his side. "Get up now, and go into the house," continued the father, "and see if you can't keep out of riiischiet for a while, and stop that crying, or I'll give you something to cry for."  The boy started for home, struggling to siirpress his sobs as he went.  "It is astonishing," said Döring, addressing a neighbor named Hanford, who was near in a barn, and of course had seen and heard all tliathad passed, how troublesome bays are. . Just $ee those oats now that I've got to pick dp for that boys carelessness," and he pointed to a measure of oats which William had accidentally overturned.  "Audit was for that trifle that you -asaaultetl yonr tlnW antl k nocked irim^ down?" replied Mr. Hanford, in. a sorrowful tone.  Döring looked from the oats in surprise, and repeated- "Assaulted my child and knocked liim down I Why, what do you rntüui, neighbor Hanford?"  "Just what I say. Did ' you not knock the child over the plow?"  "Why—weU—Ji^ atuuiT.-  bliifl^ancrTtnT over it," doggedly replied Döring. "Do you go against parental  "-^vn't I u right to punish my own cliildi-oiii  "Oortaiiily you have," responded Mr. II;uiiorci, "In a proper manner, and in a proper spirit, but not otherwise. Do you think that a father has a right to revenge hiniseif npon his child ?"  "Of course nut; but who's talking about ix'v<-ng+-?''  Well fiiciid. During, lot inc ask you an oilier question: Tor what purpose should child be punished?"  "Why, to make it better, and to do it good, of Course," quickly ans-were<l Döring.  "Fur any other?" quietly asked Hanford.  *\Vell, no, not that I can .think of just now," replied Döring, thoughtfully.  ".\ii'l now my frimd," kimlly con-tiiujcil Ml', llanrmil, "do yon siipoose youi' tK' itiiicnt to yiini- siiii a few lyo-meuts ago did him any goo<i, <ir has incfeaswl his respect I'or yon? The l)oy, 1 venture to huv, is nttorly un-concioiis of liaving di'iie cny wrong, and yet you suddenly ¡issaiilted him with anger and violence, and gave him a beating which no penitentiary convict can be sul'jected to' witliout having tiie outrage; in(^iiired into by a legislative couunittee. l>ut let me tell vou a long story You knew my son Charles?"  'The one that is preacliing in Charles-town?" . '  "Yes; you have probably noticed that he is lanic?"  "I have n<iticed it," said Döring,  and asked hj  he told me ha got hurt when a boy."  "Yes," responded Mr. Hanford with emotion, "the dear boy could never be made to say that it was by his father's brutality.—But listen" he cuntinu^ as he saw Döring was about to speak. -  "When Charles was about the age of your son William, he was one of the most active and intelligent boys I had ever seen. I was fond of him, and especially of his physical beauty and progress. But unfortunately I was cursed with an irritablf and violent tempei', and was in the habit of punishing n^y children under the influetice of passion and" vengeance, instead of from the dictates of reason, duty and enlighted aflection. One day^ fjiiarles offended me by some boyish and trifling niisdemeaiior, ;ind I treated hini almost exactl3^as you treated your son a few minutes ago. I struck him violently, anjl he fell upon a pile of stones at my side, and '"njured his left side so badly that the result was that he was.- crippled for life," said Mr. Hanford^ in, tones of deepest spr^ aWreino^^^ his face  with his hands.  A period of oppressive silence followed, which was at last broken by Mr, Hanford saying:  ; When I found that my lioy did not rise from the stones on which he had fallen, i seized him by the arm and rudely pulled him to his feet, and was about to strike hi|n again, when something that I saw in his face, in the lookrarrested^ tny arni, änd^ r asked ifhe was hurt. _ *  , '-I am alVaid that I am, pa,» he inildly an8v?ered, clinging to my arm for support.  ILWiiere-B 1 asked--4iifii in^-greist tilarm, for notwithstiindrng my brutali= ty, i fairly idolized the boy.  *'Here," he replied, laying his hand upoa bis-hip^-^^  In silence'T took him in ray arms and carried hinj to his bed, from which he never arose the same bright, active, glorious boy that I had so cruelly struck down .on that pile of stones, but after many months he came forth a pale, saddened little fellow, hobling on a crutch  Here Mr. Hanford broke down and wept like a child, and_the___tear8 also rolled down Doring's cheeks. When  he resumed, Mr. Hanford said; _  ^'Thisis^iiiii^^^  bor Döring, and I %vould not have related it to you had I not supposed that you needed tho lesson which it contains. It is impossible for me to give you ail adequate notion of the suffering I have undergone ou . Account of my brntal mshness to my boy. But fortunately it Ms been overruled to my good, and to that of my family also, The vemc'dy, though len^^^^ plete, and no other child of mine has ever been punished by riie,except ^fhen I was in the full' possession and exercise of my best faculties, and when my sense of duty has been chastened and softened by reason and affection. " I devoted iiiyself to poor Charlie from the time he left his bod, and we come to understand one another as I think few fathers and sons ever do. The poor boy never blamed me for blighting so much happiness for him, and I sometimes tried to thimk that his life had been made happier on the whole than it would have been had I not been taught my duty through his sacriiice. Still, neighbor Döring, I should be sorry to have you and your son William pass through a similar ordeal."  "I trust that we shall not," emphatically and gravely responded Döring; I thank you for your stoiy, friend Hanford, and I shall try and profit by it."  Influeaee of the Press-  In a sermon on Thanksgiving Day, by the Rev. Mr. Leaken, Rector of Trinity (Epischpal) Church Baltimore, he said:—  "I shall reserve the remainder of my  remarks to a subject which is rarely  alluded to in tlie pulpit, but which is  exei'cising a most important influence  upon-every State; cfty, village, couiitry  and family of our Union. I refer to  the press—the ncwR":"^'"' ""i''""*^ '' * <V,o «m-^li-^ i,oH-.»n<ng, a luxury to  iiie favored few, has becom indispensable to piillions, and whose power in forming bublic stMilinient is unnieusur-able.  "To illustrate remotely the inflncnce of this power, suppose a person of intelligence coming to your family every morning. He infpi tns you of all that lias accuried in yonr city, in your country, in Europe, or distant Asia. He gatliers the details of each interesting event; he attends each important meeting, and tells you what was said and done. In rain and tempest, in summer and winter, does this person pay you hi.s daily visits; and not only bri ngs you information,but gives you his opinioti on each (]uestion that arises. In time he becomes one of you;he is identified witii your family; and the character of ytnirself and those around have been moulded by this constant contact.  "Bnt the newspaper doe.s more. It brings you an hundred difierent articles, besides adveiLisements. It can 4)0 read at leasnre. Its information reaches ciiildreii, and is read by servant;-). It forms the subject of con-•vorHiwk.>ti-,.-.a.; id-pilas-its.«ea.'ieles8---visite to your homes, instructive, enteraining and iiiteresting to all. Have I overestimated the force <jf this mighty engine? The French Encyçlopœdists ht.'lped to produce tlie French revolution by means ofpondeioas books reaching the learned few.  "What increased influence must the modern press exert, acâïtering its myriad thoughts daily among the  the editor ! How vast his capacity for good or evil. He may enter the family daily and difïuse cheerfulnes.s by his diversilied thoughts. He may dry the tears ^>f sorrrrw, animate" tire weary pilgrim to renewed exertions, arrest the young man in his downward carreer,and shield tlie humble and defenceless against the invasion of power. We have prayed for the President of the United States, and for all in authority,—for oiu- Senate and Representatives in Cofigress assembled. And shall we forged those who make our Presidents and deternuue our Representatives?"  Wheat-Meat—Caddaoe—Potatoes—Ap-pLes-Grapes-Beets-Tomatoes-Bread „^cake—and Some otiien-thinos'-anr the Boys and Girls Bestoes. ~  Sprite—John SniUh's Country Store^ Speakers, Sundry Villagers, and Farmers who have "Imppened in as usual" '  Mr. Smith.-^Trade is very dull nowadays, I don't sell half as much as I did five years ago.  Mr. Jones.—Good reason. Things'er so high, we can't afford ^o buy." You charge such awful prices, Smith.  pay 80 much more. When I sold sugar at 10 cents a pound, I made a cent on a pound, and I only make a cent now on 20 cents, and this cent profit don't go lis far to keep my family.  Mr. Brown,—I buy just as much as ever. I don't see as there is much change. I used to sell my 600 bushels of wheat for 76 cents a bushel, or . -Qf.lhiH,.$260 -w<int for -PaTOily "¿tore bills, and $500 to pay off my farm debt. Now when I sell for 1,50 per pushol, or $900, it takes; about $500 for for store bills, and leaves $400 to pay off the deht. In fact these high prices suit me. I wish Mr. McCulloch had kept out of the Treasury, for he threatens to make greenbacks par, and knock down prices.  Mr. Price —I don't see as it makes much difference. If thprc is twice as much money going,and everybody gets twice as much for everything that he rajses,and pays twice as much for every thing he buys, it all comes out equaio at the end; and there is this gain in the operation; those who save money, or make a profit, make double, as neighbor Brown explains about paying his farin debt.  Mr. BoTLER.-That's so.  Mr. Green.-So'I think.—Mr.Moore. -So do I.  Mr. baker.-There is a little drawback. I keep the account of Widow Roberts, who has the mortgage on Mr. Brovvn'^a farni, and the $400 he paj^s, don-1 go only half so far in supporting her, and educating her children.  Mr. Travis (the Shool Teacher).-Yes it does, for I only get $30 a nipnth for teachirig Mrs. Robert's and others' children, and I used to get $25^ with wheat at 75 cents.  Rev. Mr. Corey.—And I only get $G00 a year, while I always had ^ith whcararT5 cehfs'"and sugar 10 cents.  C.^____ - ■«''■ < ■ 'i -.„Uii  sepiare.  Mk. Knox, (Editor,)—And you only pay nie $2 a year for my nc'wspaper, which you thought clieap at $1,50, five years ago, though I have now to pay three times as much for every thing I use in making a newspapci".  Mr. oreene.-Why xlon't you raise your price too?  Mr. KNox.-People won't stand it. I must keep along with no profit, or even at a loss, hoping for better times, or else lose my 8ul)scribcr8, and let the paper go down. Why when I raised the price from $1,50 to $2. a year, a good many stopped their paper-aniong them Mr. Brown himself, though I paid him double for liis wheat.  Mr. Brown.-I didn't stop it so much for the price; I went in for paying for my farm by extra economy.  Mil. Knox -Yes, he followed my advice "for people to economise and pay their debts now." But let us see .jf Mr. Brown begun at the right place On one Saturday I publisheil in my paper that wheat had advanced .15 cents a bushel. On Monday Mr. Brown went to market with liis,wheat, and sold GO  iiUfiheU-  old price, and thought he did. well. He came h<iine boiisting about it, until he. met neighbor Johnson, who got the 15 cent advance, because he read my paper, and was wiilc-awake. JUr.. Brown's loss on CO bushels would pay four whole years, subscription.  Mr. BRowN.-Don't say anything mOie about that, Mr, Knox, and put me down a subscriber for life.  other such losses by those who stopped my paper. Not to be too personal, as some of them are here, I will call them A. B. C, etc. Mr A! paid 4 per cent more fees on fTl" taxcrs; '  be  did not see the collectors notice in my paper, and thus lost $2,84, to savp $2. Mr. B. paid $3,00 the same way, Mr. C., failed to bring in his claim against an estate, because he did not see in my paper the legal notice limiting th<i time. That cost him $34, to save $2 subscription. Mi\ D.sold 200 pounds of wool at G2 cents, because he did not see an advertisement of Mr. Smith,  day one of those sanie came  around with his article, and #a8 so plausible that lie almost persuaded her into p^jng hipv  receipe, but the editor's caution kept her back.  Mr. Knox.-Ycs and do you Know that tho follow sold more than fifty of the humbug recipes hearabout, at $3 a piece? but not to any one of my subscribers. •. • .........• : , ■ ."-'^v. -::v:-::.  MR. Potts.—Put me down as a subscriber, Mf. Knox, hero is your two, dollars.  Mb. Shaw.—And me too. -  Mr. KNox.-Thank you gcntlemdn,  ever. Every dollar hfclps} a new subscriber only adds to my expenise the cost of paper. If everybody took the paper, and thus divided the cost of getting the Jiews, setting type, office rent, etc., 1 could double the value of the paper to each. Please talk the matter over with «ther neighbors and 'see, if it cannot be done. ..SB-VEBAL ■ willr --  Mr. Smith—And now while you are about it, I want to make up a club for a good New York Paper.  Mr. Brown,-We can't afford to take so many papers.  Mr. Smith.-You have just seen that you could not afford to stop your home paper; let us see if it will not pay to joiii bur club. Mr. Rích, yòu have taken the American Agriculturist for several years "Does it pa?/?  Mr. Rich.—Pay ? Yes fifty times over. Why, I got two ten-acre fields ready to sow to \vhcat, and put in one of them. That night my AgricuUurist came, and I read a simple i'ccomenda-tion about preparing seed wheat. I calbd John and we put 15 bushels in soak for the next day. It cost 50 cents for the materials. Well, that second field yielded 5 bushels an acre more than the other—or 50 bushels extra,and better wheat too. Pretty good pay for $1,50 expended for a paper. . And I got lots of other hints almost as profitable. You knSw I get better profits on my beef, pork and miitton, than any otiror man "in tiie^plaCB.- No wdoPs^ttits not come from any direct hint» like the wheat, but from a good many suggestions that I have picked up in reading the and from the Cotifse  of reasoning tha; I have been led into by reading in it what others do, and think, and say.  Mr. Smith.—You are another sub-mìhW'iòlM'A^icMiiriò^^ does it pay ?  Mr. WirsT—Voo. Yuuknow  iiou ^(juu t;ivtrtr,»j;co aiiu ,  had last season. Why^ tl«5 cabbages were worth double any others in town, for mfirket or for home use. I had 400 heads, worth 5 cents a piece, extra; and they only cost 20 cents extra for seed. My 250 bushels of potatoes are all engaged for seed at $1,50 a bushel, when other kinds bring only 50 cents. That's $250 clear gain, for the $14 extra I paid for seed, iind the $1,501 paid for the Agrieulturist. It was through this paper that I learned about both the cabbages and potatoes. Its (iditors are careful, intelligent men, on the constant lookout for anything new that is .leally good, while the paper abounds in cautions against the poor and unpiTifitable. " " 7  Mr. Smith.—What say you, Mr, Taylor ? Does it pay to invest $1,50 in the AgricuUurist ?  Mu. Taylor.—Most certainly. A hint in the paper le<l me to look after certain insects at the pr(tper time, and the result was, 1 had IGO bai rels of splendid apples, which brought niii'a clean $5 per barrel, and this you know was better by $1, than the average prices  •neaNs «IF advkrtim nm  Oat tquw* an« w«fk, -f 1JÍ  On« tquaro tlirc* ire«kt. One gqa«» tluíí a»>.etlHi, -  Ono »quare cix montbt, Oua aqu&rii oner fekr, One-foi>rth ealaian om Oie-h»ir column oBt Od« column onsyfar, Mfr Fottrt«<m linttf «r tm «QUtft«!« »  .'MtimfjS^  Cakm in th« BifliiHW Dbmctoiy, JMt ciVNil  tloeii NnOfiaAjil, is. p«r jr«u.  lAKiAt ROTicR«, IS t»tit« i^r Um tat ftnt, ml It < {i«r line each aubRc^uent Inscrtloa.  in my pchoQl whose parents take tbt just by hearing tbem talk—they are so full of new and good jrtilngs they haTQ Jearncd from the paper. The paper has many buutifoi engravings.  Rev. Corey.-—As small as is my ul-' ary, I would have the paper if it obtt $5 a year, instead of $1,50, The fict is, it helps out ray salary. My little garden plot at tiie parsonage hat yield* ed us almost all our table ve«cetab1at;: besides many beautiful flowenb - The Agriculturist has been my conetaiit guide. I knew but little of gardetiing; but this paper is so fiill of j^nformation libiiiHbirfeiSrtht^^^^ ptanl ¿iciOSiiv when ,to plan^ and how to cultivate-^ all told in so plain and practical a wai  much about good and b!id Grape,-?, Uhe method of treating them, etc., that I can beat the town iu raising grapes profitably. My son, William got a kink in his head about Tomatoes, from soinelhing tbe Editors said, alid for some seed. He made more money on tho crop raised in his spare hours, tiian was cleared by half the farmers in this town.  Mrr  Crane,  by Dien who seem to talk from their own experience, that I know what to ÜO, and how to doit well, ; The high moral tone of the paper, common «eiiae, the care it takes of all parts of the Farm, the Garden, the Orchard—the . Household work, oi^ the Children a» wcllj - with it« hufldredsof beautiful and ~ instructive engravings—make it tlw most valuable periodical 1 have ever seeiii; I heartily wish every ono of my " parishoners would take it for liimself and family. It would awaken thought and entcrpriee^ givo interest to thè town and neighborhood talk, stimulate improvement, introduce new and profit» able crtips, auTmalfl and im^^^ and add to our Wealth.^ Take my advice, and all oif you try the pai^r a year. The $1,50 it costs, is only three cents a week, and it is \yprlb that any way. AVliy the Jarge^and jieau engravings are worth many times that  Mr. Davi8.--ì1 took the Genesee Farmer last year, and as that has stopped, I thought I would take a new paper.  Mr. Smith.—The "Genesee Farmer" was not really stopped. The Publishers of the ^flrncu«un«/ invited Mr. Harris to join the Pamer to the Agri-culturid, and put his whole force into tho latter paper. They paid bim a large price for his office. So the cullurist is réaily two papers Joined into one, and of course^better. fthipk wc %etter^'go wilh~ Mr: Harris^ b -^flrnctíftumí, that has been published for 25 years, and has a hundred thousand circulation, which, as Mr. Knox has told ug, Mpplies" thFlñeá'M^^ facilities for giving us a „great deal moro for the same money. Mr, Harris carries on his large farm, and in hii " ^VValks and Talks on the Farm," and otheriliingFhe wrrte8Tor1ffie~^Sfm turiM, he tells us a great déal about all kinds of farm work. '  Agriculturist.  Mr. Smith.—I am glad to do so. I know you will like it. Tlie Januaiy number, which has just come to band, is alone the worth the cost of a year. See here, (showing it,) there are 40 pages, twice as large as the magazine .pages, and there arci/rir/i/-)?ye engrav-^^^ :, ings in it, two of them full page HÍze¿ and see how beautiful í Why, I'll give any mail who takes the papers ,a year, ' a dollar and a half iu gijods out of my store, if ho says at the end of a year he has not many times his money's worth. Mr. Bitler.--^Put me in your club. Mr. Greene.—And me too.——Mb. Brown.—And me.  ME Smith:—Ì hayo no ioterest io tho matter, excepti to do a good thing for the place. You can join our clu1>, or any one who desires can get the Agriculturist for all of 11866 (Volume 25), by simply encWing $1,50, wiü» his naniíj and post-office address, and sending it to jQrange Jcdd íe Co., 41 ' Park Row, New York Citv. The paper always comes prompt and regularly and, what is a good thing, it stop;  The Intemperate Young Man.  ,Drunk I My boy, drunk!" aiid tears started from the mother's eyes ^ and she bent her head in unuterable sorrow. In that moment, the visions of a useful and honorable career were desti'byed, and one of the worthless-ness if not absolute dishonor presented .....jtiiiit iutwri-  perance walks liand in hand with poverty shame and death, and her mother-heart was pierced as with sharp,pointed steel. Ah! young man, if the holy feeling of love fof her who bore is not dead within you, shun that which gives her pain; adhere to that which giv«s her joy. If she is with you on earth, she ,does not, cannot desire to see her son a dirunkard. If she is with her Father in hgaveii, shun that course of life which shuts the gates of Heaven against you, and debars you from her society forever. The drunkard cannot isherit the kingdom ofGod. . ,  right-here at home, oflfering 70 cents. That cost him $16 to save $2. Mr. F's boys went down to the village every night or twuv-^ If^t tho news and local gossip, becauso they Tiad no paper at honie, and one of tliem fell into bad company, and is ruined. I know twenty cases where people lost money for ni)t learning what is going on. I gather up all that is going on in business and society, and condense  jay aciljinwiM..-^^^^ for every man to know all about home matters, and I doubt if there is a man in this whole town who wjoiild 'Mot, in the course of a year, get somo Information, that would pay him back more than $2 a year. And then think of a household sitting down together 365 days iri a year, and having nothing to talk about, except their own affairs, and a few itenis of gossip, gatheredmp by 'occasional contact with other people.  Mr. tavlor.-Let me help Editor Knox's argument. Wife read to me an item Tie published about a humbug, which he copied from the American  Mr, Crane.—I only read in the paper what was said about hogs—what kind pajd best^ how to feed them and, ihelike ;Tjut iryou wilf^ll aroun^airKr see my porkers, and my expense ac count, I'll bet a pippin 1 can fitow fifty dollars more of pork for the same money, than .anyi)ther man here. And this comes from reading what other men think "and do. But Wife ought to be here to speak. She and the giris read the Agriculturist next to the Bible They think the household department is worth zinesinthe fiill of good hints about' all kinds of house work. All I can say is, that we do have better bread and cake; and "Wirc'saya,rtlic ^^^^ don^t cost so inucTi as it used to. She has learned frtiiri the  having to write out; it. I predict that there will be plenty of others next winter, to talk as Mr. Rich, Mr. West, Mr; Crane and; Parson Corey have done to-niijht.  Insurance on^m BQildiagi,  We are confident that too many farmers neglect to insure their build;, ings. In cities and towns the man who  does not insurg Ms jproperty is the, exception and is generally considered improvident. It is true that farm bvild-ings are less liable ta be destroyed by fire-tbanthose-in-eitieSybut-lt-ie-eqaaUy-true that when once on fire there it but very little hope of saving them. A careless smokcr,thr0winghi8 un|umed but fired tobacco upon a bunch'ofbaj or straw, the dropping of a candle, the explosion of a lamp, have caused tJ^ destruction of many barns. and i^iedt containing not only the hay and grain of a whole season's labor, but valuable „ ____ animals and the choice.st of the farm  he worid., Theysay,iti8 so ^^^^^^ explosion of keraeeae  lamps, and careless use of matcbet among children. It is useless to ena*^  paper how a hundred other house-keepers do their work.  Rev. Corey.—Let- me say, also, that Mrs. Ctane and her daughters have added a good many beautiful but cheap, home-made..i^a^uces..: a&d;  stting rooms, which certainly make their home more attractive. They told me, the other day, they got these up from pictures and descriptions in the AgricuUurist.  Mr. Travis.—My salary haft not allowed me to take the paper; though I raust squeeze put enough to do so this year. My school boys have brought me some copies to look at, the past year or' two, and I find the Bwys'^ and Girls' departEaent of the AgricuUurist the best thing I ever saw. It is full of itcm.s, etc., that amuse and at the same  ___________ _________ _____________ time instruct the children. Why, I  Agricuilurist^o( New York City. Next]c^ld pick out the boys and girls  fires, even in the country, where alao incendiariea are not unknown. ; •  It is the duty of every provident , farmer to take all possible precanticHMi against loss by the great deyouring clement, for he lias ho steam fire eo«  ments to work agaiust its ravages. A buckets of. Water thrownby his own hands, or, possibly^ the aid of» ,, few neighbors is all that be has to oppose it.  We merely write this\ because w« wish to awaken our reaCders, who hawi ■ no insurarjCo u|>on their property, to» realizing seìi se that it is better to |kay a small tax annually, lo ä reliable op-garTizatibn ór thTsi^ in caae  offire Step in and bear the Iota, than to withhold it f^m pat»iroò«H>«i motives and, possibly, in a filfigle aight-be stripped of one4)alf of their womlf pofiseasions.—iVoim JF^trwiir. ,  Hi   

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