Blairsville Press, January 10, 1869

Blairsville Press

January 10, 1869

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The Blairsville Press (Newspaper) - January 10, 1869, Blairsville, Pennsylvania T She PUBLISHED EVEEY PRIDAY, Street. IXDUNA COl'XTY, PA. JCditor nnd All kindif of Job Work ucntly ejrooi'ted ei iUcrwat 1 ohJible Notice, the following o Notices, ouch, 2 50 S 00 .A-Kilter's Notices, oaf and Notices, cioc Transient Advortumg, per nqmiro, i subsequent Eissolutioo.H and, fetrayi, three timss.............. Uoluam, 00 ZIM Colamn, ..........Q..35 00 Colu-nn, 00 per guifo, undor Squires, 1 75 ,-ndcrlOquijea, U M ffor N) q Haaflbills, t laoct, 30 or i theot, 30 or undf, J shoot, 30 T Onholo t'-cet, 30 or af eaeh ot tho above, m (irouortson. Profosiionul Cards and paper, ono Looil Notices, por lino, first Xuci subsequent insertion..................... Obituary Notices exceeding 5 lini-s, por line, VOL. II. BLAIRSVILLE, PA., FRIDAY, _ 2- 6 00 00 10 6 10 SOCIETIES. tueeti in tlioir Hall, in Ulnirarille, on tho Vint and Third MONDAY of each month, at 1-4 o'clock, r. v. tj of tbo W.-. M.-. GOOD-WILL LODOB, No. 123, I. 0. of G.T., I'enna., every Tussday. T P. M. R. M, BIBKMAN, W. C. T. Cai't fitter, W. S. ____________ WORKS, Ij Co., Pa. Tho and Dofticra m Foreign and Marble, keop connUntly on hand U S. WAKEFIELD, T A S U U K O jan C 1y U _ W A H I JEWSLFR HM onsnoff liithWenliro nW flbek of CI 'WATVHKS, JKWKLKy, SttVl H >'I. AtvB, "I ch hs wiM roll Rt I] ntcrn prm. Eepiiricg Jono at reasonable nu r [From the Soldiers' Fnond 1 roFnmnf; to our October numbur our road- .mi B VOCT boaiiuiuliy copied froiL "i-vAtlantio Montlijy, Bluo and Or forms, with every conceivable wound, ged over rugged roads, slow pace rear, and W UUailSS, PRACTICA omn and Surgeon, Hlainvillo. i'a. Office, utreK, 2d door bolow ill oo in Indiana ai'd r> estr.iorolaiid counties. o r M. fcjr, opposite Kvcrott 1'enn.i 1 m Cloths, Cusjimcrs, Vcstmxs Ac. Cloth- ing tan-in to order in the latc't shortest taost rcHsomble terms. apl2-ly flowers on of soldicre at ono tho of our "Boys in Blue" has sent i's tho following iptritod pooin in will doubtless 2nd warm in even' loyal heart. Ed. Sol- diers' Friend. TdR BLUE AND THE OKAY. I. You mfiy ling of tho Bluo and the Gray, And mingle their hues in your rhyme, But the blue that wo wore in the fray Is covered with glory juhlimo. Ba no mare lot us hear of tho Gray, The symbol of truason and We piej-ceJ ittvith bullets away Or we'll pierce it with bullets again. Then nr> tha Bine and down with the Gray, And hurrah for tho Bluo chat won us the day II. Of tho rebsls who sleep in tho Gray, Our silence is fitting alone, But wo cannot afford thorn a boy, A aorVow, a tear, or a moan. Let oblivion seal np ihcir graves Of treason, disgrace, and defeat [slaves. Hnd they triumphed, tho Blue had been And Union been lust iu retreat. Then up with the Bluo, and down with the Gray, And hurrah for tbe Bluo that won us tho day III. Of tha rebels whom mercy still spares To boast of the traitorous No boy m tho Blue or cards, For tho struggle is ended to-day. Let ttum come at they promised to come. Under Union and Liberty too; And wo'll hail thorn with Cfesml with drum. And forgot that they fired Blue. Then up with tho Blue, and down witB Gray. And hurrah for tho Blue that won us tho day IV. As carriod your flag through thofray, Yo Xor'hraon. yo promised the Bluo That wilh theCJray Tho color 10 gallant and true. Will ye trtce on the leaves of your souls Tho Blue and tho flrny m ono line, And mingle tlioir hues on the scrolls Whioh glorify Victory's slirino, Acd cheer for tho filso, nnd hiss at tho tiuo, And up with tho Gray, and down with tho Blue 7 V. Let the traitors all go if >ou may (Your heroes would punish tho But never confound with tho Gray The Blue, -hether m or dead, uh rimomliti price that wns paid The Mood ol tho br.ivo aud tbo true I T yr can stifi1' to f.tdo Inuiiuni in t Tnen up with thn U'.ie, and with the Gray. And luirruii f.r liiuv, tnnt v> -is tho dai Ono Hund'od and V'ols. yoked a dozen cries as touclitng and as full f anguish. Han is tenacious of life even when most sorely afflicted, "the drowning mail will catch at a straw." When age oppresses us and the measure of our years be full, here is still hope that another may be led. When the most grievous misfortunes assail us, instead of yielding, we combat hem, and so these poor fellows, fearful that a ruthless, instead of a humaoi, foe pursued them, longing to protract their lives, even f they had to hobble through them and bear the reproach of being cripples, dragged themselves to the rear. What an immensity of woo was saved these men by their Provi- dential capture. Even now we can sae their dreadful gaping wounds exposed and bare" to tbe cooling shower. Yet can we fap' their piteous cries and shocking impreca- tions as the heavy wagons jostled into fomu gulley, and still is audible their exultation over our capture. They seemed to take a fiendish delight in scoffing at us. >Yo watched one poor fellow as he crawled along almost on bis hands and one leg, for other knee-joint was terribly shatteted. We could not feel enmity to a man in so wretched a plight and our eyes must have told him of our pity for they were filled with tears. We would have offered our sympathy In words, the only offering we could make, but the impulse was quickly checked when we heard his devlish chuckle as he wished us all in hell. Why don't jou bayonet the d------d he cried out to the guard, "only give me your gun and balance this account of mine (meaning his iat G H ftiiFA' n u mri.sos i. KAFK. SHKAK A CO., PHODbCE MKU- ohautj, Pa. Cash piirelnisura of Grain, Wool, Pork, Butter, Ac. 111 M. M Pti} aiun and hurg Jeaves gen-, about; And ihe Uig said the matter, littie the leaf, "just told roe d oil and throw" j'lhe.jinQ Branch on which ic'Uj.told U' to tho hcard" it, it 'rustled all the leaf. Do not on tightly, and you shall not "want" tou A'ud so the leaf went on nest- ling and all inwown to The twig il grow and the And when the tre over, and sent wor mer long till days of siiw all the leaves Some were some striped' both' colors. Then it' asked the it fflcao'u Andjhe tree said: "All these3 vesrarBt getting ready Jo ,flyv away, and they-haVe Vut OQ t.'ies? beanliful colors because of joy." Then wantjto gov and of it and" when iff color, it. 'Aly.SVKO ..U Miscellaneous Items. THE following is an extract from a private letter written by a. lady in New York .Cfhen Dickens curne on the I had a little aback of disappointment. I had im- agined him rather tall and large not fat, but shapely and elegant in figure. Instead, he looked small and slun-letrged a dapper li'.Ue fellow. He is veiy bald, but has pro- fuse locks .combed out on each side beyond his eara, a featUory goatee, a very red face I think be uses the ditrk screen 'to relieve it and small eyes, bint-like, glancing and restless. His side look is bird-like. His toice is not good, rather husky nnd mo- notonous in cadence, because he rnrely uses tho downward slide, but almost always tho at the close of a sentence. His gestures are few and not very graceful. He hardly ever gesticulates from the only from the elbow, and generally affront oft a sort of twisting of his hand, ftsJjEjto were winding up an imag- jnarrwatch-ftiside his xraistcont. His the suit of study, all pre- SUred artificial in the highopt charm is ir. his the Pennsylvnnia other prominent of the coun- branches ofjti and V tho Pacific, usion of lines ladelphii, with tho If knd with the Missouri PaCific'SudJJBion Puc-ific from Kansas city. Republican says: Report okcoaVlrapsported ovcrSLehigh Valley rail- Det ember '20, 18G7, com- same lime last year: For tons; corresponding ttime'las'tjyear, tons; increase this week last year, number of tons transported rf total tons trans- _ jrjtedji'tojsame date last year, tol'al'incjease this year over number of tons transported to same date last year, COUKT BISMARC'S yearly income, since he tho gift from the Persian Parli.i- between forty and fifty thousand dollars. He lives very economically, and, 'according to a correspondent, said somo to Rothschild that he had no doubt that he would b.y-and-by become a million- aire. Until 1865 he was heavily in debt. I.- are, by a recent Yankee invention, comfortable. A warm skate has been invented. In a slot in the skato stock is inserted a square bit of soapstone, red-hot in the lire. It retains warmth Vor some hours, and 'teepa the skater's foot in a comfortable sort of porta- ble stove, which is handj and effective. As an evidence of the stagnation at ent existing in business circles in New York, it is reported that a leading carpet house in that city only paid their female hands last week an average of S3 90 each, which wns insufficient to pay tho board of many of the employees. UNFAVORABLE news as to the slate of the Pope's hi-alth is confirmed by letters from Home. It is laid that during the last tew days tho sanitary condition of his Holiness has excited considerable anxiety. The en- ergy and firmness winch he displayed during the recent politicil events having been cceded by a reaction which ban occadiouid great debility. v As Albany woman went to Hudson after m of the people in the vicinity have left their homes, fearing an earthquake or othor ca- lamity. No such eruption has probably cnrred iu Vesuvius for centuries, ani the spectacle is regarded as one of the most magnifiuent and publjme ever witnessed in nature, A party of Detroit burglars laet wook gagged a'woman by stuffing an apple in hor mouth. her husband, who was on a batter." Sho succeeded in finding him, and persuaded him to go home with her. Just as tho cars were starting, however, he changed his mind and jumped from the train. She did tho same, and tailing, broke her leg in two pla- ces. THE Pope is visiting condign punishment on all his subjects who evinced any thy wilh Garibaldi, nnd as many as Konians are in the -jrisons of Rome. Tho terror of tho peoplu is such that they are Qeeiug by hundreds to the Italian territory. HRT.EKA, Montann, reports a curious in- stance of the Chinese mode of trial. A fire took place there recently, aud all the Chi- nese residents were summoned to ballot for the offender. Tho one receiving the highest number of votes wai to be punished. it has lately been ascertained, is of German descent. His grand-mothor was a beautiful Weitphalian lady, M'lle Von Neuhof, who her brother, a dis- tinguished physician, L. Corsica, and mar- ried the giandfather of the old patriot, Af- ter the death, the grandmother moved with her children to Nice, where Gar- ibaldi, fifteen years afterward, was born. A couple was recently married in Great Harrington, Massachusetts; whose united ages were one hundred and thirty-two years. They were old enough to know perhaps there is no better. A London Review says of the author of that a man may be a fluent preacher, and a brother of a clever woman, and yet break don n when he attempts to write a novel. Ax appeal has been made to the national banks to contribute one-tenth of one per ccnt.'of tho amount of their capital stock to- wurds the completion of the Washington tfatiodal Monument, in Washington. This, with the appropriation expected from Cou- p-ess, will be sufficient to complete it. A genteel family was found a few days ago n ono of tbe suburbs of London, literally starving or starved to death; the furniture and clothing gone, tho father dead of hun- jer on the floor, the wife and mother dying on tbe bed, the children perishing, the est girl crnzv with hunger, and moaning, "It is the last bit of it for baby." A. husband and wife, of hij'h were locked up the other night in Providence, for drunkenness aud disorderly coa-lucl oa the street. PRKSIDRNT Joni'SON has had the portraits of tho ex-PtesidentB taken from their cus- tomary places in tuc second story, acd sent down atairs to be bung in tho lobby. A butcher in Oalberstadt, Germany, neg- leotetf to hare bis pork inspected. It wns full of and caused the deatli of for- ty-five personu. lie has been sentenced to live years in the rfl p.- vf v ;