Titusville Herald, May 11, 1877

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May 11, 1877

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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1877, Titusville, Pennsylvania entire Petroleuw iscinneiu earclally compiled reliable ourcea aa i im KoUiwiUni1 ioftcltel ftonj of neT 0 SI RegUwa wU bo UberSlly for Writeonoaly H C THK 3DAXXZ PAI o VOL XIIL NO 266 ax ci e BRAK1EM The the ike From the Xew York Herald It was a siiignlBr remark of Hobbes if lie had read as many books as most of the learned had perused lie would be ignorant as they The theorizing meta physician had but little relish for books and frequently said that authors were like sheep who kept continually trudging on in the beaten tracks and that their works were nothing but copies of extracts of previously written books Happily for authors such men as Hobbes are vastly in the minority as one ean dearly perceive by visiting any of the libraries in the city Disregarding the numerous circulating iblaries which supply their readers chiefly with the latest novels the large puWic libraries such as that of the Historical Society the Astor and others ate the places where the principal types of the world of readers ara largely represented There may be found the thoroughbred bibliomaniac who day after day rain or shine wends his way to the halla of learning to satisfy his appetite for knowl edge the litterateur buried beneath un wieldy volumes and the schoolboy with a literal translation of some abstruse author endeavoring to get through with his work of preparation as soon as pos sible The Astor Library on account of its distinctive nature as a reference library and the great facilities which it affords for researches and studies of all kinds is es pecially the magnet forstudents few who come here read simply for amusement all that frequent it are hard workers Even the outward appearance of the building solid unadorned yet elegant is sufficient to deter anyone from entering merely to direrfc himself and long array of alcoyes inside all closely tilled with solemn massive learned looking vol umes the numbers of men quietly read ing and taking hotesthe absence of all noise which prevails elsewhere will drive out any prefane visitor from the temple of books The little world of the readers of this library is quite cosmopolitan in its nature The sedate solemn looking Ger man who of course is most largely rep resented in a place like this closely en gaged with some to an outsider dull but to him highly interesting philological work sits beside a mercurialFrenchman hurrying over the witty pages of Moliere or the grand pathetic effusions of fiacine Some years ago a young Japanese and an Armenian came every day for some time to study English literature They ex changed a solemn bow in the morning and then set to work with an energy worthy of being crowned with success Swedes and Russians have also of late been fre quently noticed attracted no doubt by the large stock of Scandinavian works of which the library boasts TITUSY1LLE ERIDAY MAY 11 1877 WHOLE NO 4354 fr VI from he flct V his walked off home without taken from thim library a word or to kaow that that the impulse and for he iad performed an nftuVal act of k ud ical designing and working flwt origi ness I is here which waa started by two generous little were sitting together one tw wonder n ed if Tbody in the world so reading of some newspaper omeasefnl poor aa to be out in the storm without a orenterUmingbookdlspelt6rtmethe home or fire They were told by some many who gloomy whichhabitually rest one present that there upon their minds The library boaata of were homeless and starving Thatimrht a large number of historical and bio the girls resolved to do something for the XT velT relief of this class The next day at muci ISovelsao not seem to be much school they proposed getting up a fair in demand there those who come in the and entertainment They were racoaraied evenmg to refresh themselves with a little their efforts and raada over eighty dot 1 KMI cfim i i graphical works which are read light reafling after a Irard days work Ijfni Mr Solomons a nsailljr take weok3 and months before man whose own daughters I aspect were miuisterinff angels took the money they finish a novel Two or three homs the The early part of the morning seea to a sufficient sum to commence the the reading room particularly filled with work at once He had no difficulty in men who scan the morning papers for ad raising several hundred dollars which he vertisements for Help Wanted Many immediately applied W the relief of the want andnmery is written destitute The lodging house is in those pale ihin wrinkled and unshaven across the great thoroughfare Pennsylra faces which tell of former happy days nia avenue Any homeless man woman but now express something like despair or child can go there are receircd when the reader tarns aside from and at once taken to a bath room where stand disappointed in the hopa of seeing they have a good warm bath and clean an advertisement for one of his trade are presented to them then they Perhaps the man was inventor who are served with a warm substantial suit spent his time and what little capital he per a comfortable bed and ah excellent had HI developing some scheme which he breakfast before they start out again in thought joald turn out a success but the cold world with only their hopeless brought iim nothing but failure ridicule lives before them The charity is entirely and want Jrle Sits down frV Ki J and wantHe sits down to ruminate be side a young man with intellectual feat ures and a pair of spectacles upon his ayes which declare him to have once been a gay v careless Bruder studioso at some German university whom reckless run ning into debt ruined perhaps for life and blighted whatever glowing hopes he had formed of tho future In an unpretending building in Bleecker street is the Womans Library under the care of the Womens Protective Union Though only a secondary matter in the scope of the Unions work it is still highly benettcial among the working girls Though not very large it is sufficient for the wants of the readers and contains plenty of works on all subjects Light literature of course is principally read There are many girls however who read nothing but the severer and more laborious kinds of books There was a Canadian woman a fur worker who a few years ago was one of the most constant readers of this library She read nothing but history and philosophy In dress and manner she was very eccentric and re turned and received her books without saying anything but a simple good even ing When she was in the humor how ever she could talk with the greatest fa cility and critical acumen upon literary subjects It takes most of the girls who I belong to this library a long while to read itustained by private contributions Some very interesting incidents have been elic ited concerning those who have obtained food and shelter at the home Financial TITDSV1LLE PA ii Government Bonds r with the United Treuurer to Secure BiU and Depositor PRESIDENT 0 C HVDECASU1EH English literature is Jargely studied a book as most of them work hard all CHARLES HVDK K II UilASE 1 day and in the evening are obliged to as H B M HENTJERSON WM C HTUti I T WITHEKOP W B STEUHETT siat their parents and do their own wash ingand sewing If amid snch labors there is still a desire and energy to acquire j knowledge all honor thct brave girls EXCIIAKOE here Tie believers in Byrons creed Thou slialt believe in Sfilton Dryclcii Pope TIiou shalt uot set tij Wordsworth Culericlge Soutliej calmly sit beside others wliose opinions aboatorthodoiy are directly oppositeand jwlioquietljr and unobtrusiVely CoFDPr Franklin SnHnff sfs who perhaps have a virtuous horror of livelong day and steal an hour from sleep Opriflg MS Byron and that belongs to Byron The to fill their iniuds with useful knowledge artist too comes here frequently to con sult the large costly folios on art which are laid up here The artist as a rule is poor and cannot afford to purchase such expensive works hence he gladly avails himself of this opportunity to make the necessary studies for sitipn which he carries literary lady distinguished generally by a large roll of manuscript which aha carries with her a pile of books beside Ler and certain je tie sais quoi is almost a regular inhabitant of the place and I some noted writers on history and an tiquities are acquaintances of the libra rians A certain Jesuit father in this city the author of several very learned works on history indicating the moat indefati gable labor and research is a familiar ap pearance to all who come at all frequently Indignant AntrrlcnuK Criti London Corrupondeoce N Y Gaphlc saw an angry American a few days He was absolutely bursting with in some grand compodignation Said he i Im going home mmd 1Jle I cant stand the English hotels If an enterprising American hotel keeper were to come over here hed open peoples eyes Now just listen to me I wrote from Paris to the Langham Hotel desir ing certain rooms for a certain date at 4 oclock I received word that rooms would be ready On arriving at the hotel I was told that they were not ready that I ought to have telegraphed Did you ever know snch impudence I expostu lated and then sent to a suite of PA CAPITAL SI 00 004 StocMerx IflMflally Halle Collcctlcas mods op all points In the United aud Cauadaa II uy and null Railroad and Govern ment Securities Coupons and Home and Foreign Exchange Interest allowed on Time rooms one of which was already occupied Objecting to this I was sent to four differ ent but equally indifferent suites and finally left the house in disgust Thence we drove to the Midland Hotel Where we were put very near heaven though the building is enormous and could not hare been full and Where guests allowed to go up in the elevator but forced to go down tho stairs whether yon are dead or alifa Now at most hotels an order for one meal to the library As may be eipected many odd and ec centric characters come here A few years ago a Portuguese refugee viaited the library almost daily Although dressed in a style that was on the verge of shabbiness he still bore himself with all the grandezza of a Spanish hidalgo As his appearanca struck some of the at taches with commiseration a delicate offer was made to him one day of a new suit of clothes this however offended supplies food for two people but in this him so that he did not put m his appearcharminff retreat if two people or more ance for several He read nothing dine from the sama dish person is but Lope de Vega and Calderon seeking chargod the fnll price of the dish A consolation no doubt from the perusal of sma pot of of which I helped the fortunes or the misfortune of the flve cost me u CQ3t Spanish heroe8 and heromes Another d u Hve at the in On6 ordinary queer character was a German with long room There isnt an American rich enooffh hair who wore his Samspman tresses tied to live there in style At the North West iri a knot When asked why he dressed ern Hote in Liverpool r couldnt get a in that peculiar fashion he said in half bottle of hot water at nj hfc anti had GermanEnglish Once I dressed to warmed tho servants hand with two shill pleago other people now I dress to ings Then she diseoverad that hot water CORRB8PONBENGE SOLICITED TJk NISILT PRESIDENT E 0 HOAG CASHIER diwtf ROBERTS CO BANKERS SPUING STREET TitusTlllo Pa Stockholderslndividually Liable Boy and Sell Foreign and Domestic Exchange and Government SroarUlex MaWe Collections on all poinli in the OH Region and throaghont the United States and do a iT Hanking now I dress to S lease myself iHis favorite author was oethe and he continually wrote extracts upon little slips of dirty white paper It was believed at the tima that he meditated some critiqae on the German Shaspeare The libraryof the Historical Society contains nothing bat what bears directly or indirectly on American history civi and political as aocial and domes tic Clergymen who have to delireranni versary sermons of their churches law yers interested in cases which data back in the history of the cbnntry or the city medical men writing on the prevalence of certain diseases at certain times and under certain circumstances ars the classes of people which come here Of course the historian 6v the lecturer upon historial finds this library a perfect mine of information Although nominally ac to strangers only after an intro is a possibility I tell you that the hotel system here is abominable and I wish youd pnt what I say in print duction from a member the library practically accessible to all no one wish ing to consult any of the numerous works is turned away and the officers of the li brary are only too willing to give what ever assistance lies in thair power much good among the working classes are the Apprentices Li brary and the Cooper Union Library Tho former is to all apprentices or em or femtle upon a recom mendation from their employer Of course novels and light literature are greatly and in fact mainly in demand Mayne Reid Ballantyne OliverOptic with their wonderful tales of boyish in genuity and energyare the favorite authors Next to novels and natural history are relished very much History however as well as works on science the arts are also largely read an mechanic who now TIic Home and Fnmllr iHnir jHrpenter Wnsuncton Coireapoadenco of Ibe Con lerJonr nal One of the most delightful houses in Washington is that of exSenator Matt Carpenter Mr Carpenters family con sists of an accomplished wife one daugh ter who great beauty with faultless complexion dark eyas and not dyed blonde hair This lovely girl is named Lilian name which seems to correspond with her pure beauty and character Miss Carpenter has been carefully educated and has a fine voice which has been culti vated by the best teachers in New York There is one boy in the family namod Paul He is about ten years of and 13 an uncommon boy in more ways than one When Jfr Carpenter leavas the lawyers and politicians for the home cir cle of which he is the idol he becomes the veriest slave to wife daughter son whom he delights in indulging and gratifying in possible way Since J Mr Carpenter ceased to be Senator and i devoted himself entirely to his profession it is said that his income is at least f 750QC a year He is a man of infinite wit anc humor and hss a big generous heart Paul inherits his fathers lavish generosity A colored man told me the following inci dent concerning Pan He Mid that a month aero when snow fell that he Paul Carpenter coming from school am that a negro boy about Pauls irize trudging through the cold barefooted Pan ahonted to him to stop sitting on the cnrbstone draw off hto own happy and potnfortablv can uo doubt j handed them to the boy patting on at aixper cent allowed on time ctoponiu iaatr L BaiLLIMAN Cashier 1ERMAN NATIONAL BANK MillerstQffn Bntler County Pa P X ADDUE1S MTLT3 PA WAIKKK Culiler ClIAr Prrjfdcnt i General Bunking Business transacted Correi pondonce noliciwri m2D If Received Highest Honors confer red at Centennial WILLCOX GIBBS AWRVC R H Bonghton Jr General Agent Office Opera tee 1TBW AUTOMATIC SILENT SEWING MACHINE uiTisr nmsmos Proiuduz ICAJTSLOOS URTLTI the only Sewing Machine In the world wltb Automatic Tension and Automatic Stitch Indicator la Always Ready for Work and i Altogether Unparalleled Send PosUl Card for Price Ilat 11st of Willcox Gtbbs S M Co Cor Bond Sl Xew York BUDD HOUSE Corner Water and Pine SIKADV1LLX PA JASON BUDD Proprietor TliU and elegant the larrent anil complete la city opaand to the pub February 10th Tho home la richly fnrnlnhed I located with fraa iMid wate throujihnntr hu accomraixlatloua one hatdr and fifty heated with bath an rooms fur DM offfnixiUi fnmnhea firs clsuM MCOBimwlitlont at Gooi aUbllnw and lwr attaehed taper will U foanJ on Hie at the Hud Kooni NATIONAL TUBE ffOBKS CO Boston Mass and McKeesport Peiiiia llauuijoturern of LAPWELDED Oil Well and Line Pipe 14 Diaiaeter Each joint carafnllyinspected reamed at end and rored with the on a hydraulic pressure of 20J to the square iucli before abipniirat Kaon length srjmped with our trade mark FIT A OND OUR LATENT COUPtLNTGS to order In lit all TUBING AbING and LINEPUB from two Inche to oureeu inches diameter FATOJI COLE AND BURNHAM CO GEO W TIFFr SONS CO MILLEKSTOWNO U Hrett Ageul ST IV Doughtou Ageat B Painter Agent ji L Iaixlntr At auy of these the Tint and oilbig oraiiy parts lliorur can ho ob ilned orcrdeicd K a BOUQUTUJN Ju imitftf GIBBS STEBJLETT Manufacturing Co to i Co TITUIVIUE AND CORRT PA II GM9 President otin L McKinuey Vice PrestUeut W B Stflrrett Treasurer A A Aspluwall Secretary DIRECTORS IT Glbbd W 15 Slerrett 1 H Sterratt J W Alexander V W Andrews A A Aipinwatl obn L MoKJnney J w Humphrey e of Stationary and Portable Boilers and Engines I VIC TOOLS OK OIL OK ARTESIAN WELLS EIG IKONS AND CASTINGS OF ALL KINDS IN IRON ANT BRASS Sole maaufacturers of the new Patent Balance Valve Engine PATENT Temper Screw and Itope Clamps GIBBS 4 STERK8TT PATENT ADJUSTER Alno the celebrated Umax Mower and Beaper and Agenta for the celebrated N3WLES STEAM PUMP Dealers in for Oil Qaa Steatn Water etc fialld Iron Tanks and everything peitalnln to Keflnerlea Repairing of all kinda done on nhni notice BDFKALO JOSTOJf UADFORD Pa LKVKLANDO HLOAGO 111 JNOlXlfATri 1020 COKRV M IK EDEN Btl KG Knox PO KLIN Pa OXJ3UKG Ja CV lAitursiiauG AMK3TOWN NT MKADV1LLK SKW VOltK Oil OIT1T LIULADKLPHIA 1020 illTSBUUGU iAltKKftS LANDING C5T B04 tOOIlKSTVR N r WASHINGTON D O WAKKEN Additional 30 j in EMPIRE LINE TheKmpire Transportation Compiny to community a RELIABLE FAST FREIGHT LINE BETWEEN THE East and Ilie AKD THE Great Oil Eepiis of VIA THE Philadelphia Erie Railroad AND ITS CONNECTIONS It and controls all iho cari of Line which U managed hymen of In the and no effort will tw spared oo their par to render utufjction to 111 naironx onUrlox jooda freoi he will direct ihlppcm to maik KlHIHK LINK lod refer tnen to the Aztnti of tho lo dliectlonn etc 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IT m to urr Mhtr but In to u lift kr ui d imptir i c Ask jour fariiU Itnip If hewUl pl you write to Hi for It r Our Arjiand pitKJuw the llxht ettrobtained Iron bllartru htyinp proved that it nil more light UUDUI Arjaod Earner larger The light btiajr every way wore ita imp e and It u tbe mot limp utfwea to the lTely by Also of SALESROOMS 42 BARCLAY STREET HEW UP STAIIS FOR SALE BY CLAKK BKOWJfTiEUSVtLLB PA UvWS SIMMONS Oil City 9 O HROWX CO Pl I SIAIS4UOTTSKITUEY BBNNVT t1 i MlTOUELLEmlenton ami Pnvnitva A MTTVr U f TU I if A d n i Vin d J Forturet SAMUEL MeBHIDE 1etrolU MAFBSBUOS ieliolia UAlHDi WH1TFOED TYIJCK A 1U1L SU If IBI Kcreseiie Bi fte Only i Wite Safe Lap ii larlel PIANOS AND ORGANS C A BROWN A BROS PIANOS For tlic Million 200 of tliese Celebrated Instruments to be distributed in thia vieiiftyduring this Centennial Year at Lower Prices thanFirst class Pianos have been offered for duriig the last 25 years FIVE HUNDRED NEW ENGLAND ORGANS ESTET COTTAGE ORGANS CONTRACTED BY US FOR OUR It FT TRA1K FOR 1876 Every person who wishes to purchjue ajPiano or Orgaa within two yean and will send us their and what particulars they with together with one copy of this adver tisement will be registered and a receipt of 00 to apply on the purchase of the same sent them by return mail Wanted Send for Circular ;