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Bloomfield New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - October 8, 1878, Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaVol. Bloomfield l a., to rebid a. A october a 1878. No. 41.the times. An Independent family in Roa Faaao Maraur at. Mortimer amp co. I u ii n my i t t i o n i ii i v k. A Mriln till Cockitt it us ii hit Monika. 71 tour of i Ramr. One tsar 1�?Tostar inv lloil. Ii so he month. Leo Ian include do invariably to Al Vianen i w Adver Tidas rats Lurn Pliml a ibid apply nation. Por tier Tims evanescence. The Carljr glow of limn a Learta Al a How trans Loryl How Toon the Fotio of Ulfo depart a How fade us fairest glory it Marlo glue with Roor lii he kill youth i a Norli Anlo is Lect but Shadow fall a dark Ai nit lit. When acc present i lie Cuba lace. Our Bummer bring the odorous Bloom of Iii ice and of room i our Winter s Twilight gloom their Acen Leaa Mem Dot Cloeen. The Wreath that round our Rowa we wore Ore or to know it Wither and Wing their flight the Bird of lore All who can Tell a whither i the i Tulc that waa wont to cheer no More to Gladsea urges a our heart throb turn to tolling drear our round Lay to Dirge. The dream Are false Hal haunt the night nor Comfort thence we borrow to Day in be i garment Dight. In Garl or Dole to Morrow. A world that a corned no change to know a that where Llrath we found a t uni Tomb Alae As on we go and pitfall Lurk around a. And Chango on every aide appear and care our spirit Cumber till wearied out a Ltd Hope and Ruarda to Wuko no More we Clumber. Georgetown a c. W. L. Buo smoker. The Asher and Pitt Bono fend. The cattle stood up to their Knees in the Crock Mil every Bird in the a Tiona ant silent or whirred Al out in n languid Diaco urged Way it waa much boiling summer weather. The men were afraid of sunstroke Natl would not go Back to their threshing before two of clock in Palte of Job a Here a exhortations. Both great doors of the barn were open and some lounged on the floor in u pleasant Breeze while others lingered on the coat porch of the Hosac or even explored the print dark parlor. Thirteen Strong voracious threshers were it Pitr tired for the Day Aud perhaps for several Days the length of their stay depend Long on the amount of Grain to be threshed and the durability of the machine at Job Asher s. They Hod eaten a huge dinner and there waa Only a no woman to Watt of them All. She wits not standing in the Cool Creek along with the happier cattle at that time of Day i warrant you not resting herself in such air As might to alluring after the morning s labor of cooking for her army. While the men lounged and Job Asher fretted hit Sallow sad wife West stooping around the Kitchen washing the dishes and preparing things for supper. Scally it seemed her vitality must be exhausted at the next step but she knew she should keep on walking and working like a machine a Tull All which was required of her was finished. 8he had Long survived that period when she could and any pleasure in accomplishing tasks or the Thrift to which her husband exhorted her la Oor mrs. Asher waa a broken Spring a stretched out bit of elastic. The wished july were there. If Julia had gotten Home in Tinte for the threshing she have had it so hard. Julia sort of rested her just by being in the Bouse. She really smiled slowly and a Ltd a wait glistening of the face at she thought of her bounding Ruddy seventeen year old girl. Julia meant to get Home but school was not out until that very Day and her father did not want her to miss any of the advantages which Cost him so much Cash. Mrs. Asher recollected of sho rubbed the dishes off How Long she Aud the dear girl had ite Serged the slither for the privilege of one year at Izard Long school and How reluctantly he consented. Julia went away the hip Lembur Lief re. Him had it Een Nway nine months during which time they Imd not seen her face. It i doubtful whether jul Ltd would Ever have seen the Ina de of a boarding shool had been sending his Gurla to one and whatever Pelt Lione did Job Asher was bound either to conical or outdo. There was a feud Between the two Farmers which began with some sheep nud dogs when they were Young men Juat getting a foothold on the Soli of which both now owned to Kutny Norca. In those Days i Ettl Lione had called Job Asher a a a wooden headed ski Flint a and Job Asher had pulled la Ettl Boue a a a pulled up Booby a Aud they hint lived these neighbourly lives keeping up Mutual Viiu ounces Ever since. If la etl Bono favored a preacher Job Asher set ids Fuce against that innocent Man. If Job Asher was Pul Forward for agricultural honors of any kind Pettibone sneered at him All the time he was discharging his duties. The pct Elioue girls Anil Jullyn Asher quarrelled at the la tract school mrs. Asher Natl mrs. Pct Leone never Dur cd to lie Home Friendly it social meeting hut in their later years both the overworked woman who Felt Tony were bring pushed Down to the grave Long before Ali eur natural time thought How foolish the disagreement Between Ali eur families was and not a Linda in Hun Dity afternoon prayer meetings they said kind encouraging texts especially for each other. Not thus was it with Job Asher mud Pett Elioue if Asher made a prayer he did to Icieg the almighty to bring Down the Stilt necked and the proud unit show them the judgment of Luul that Pelt Lione at once Felt called upon to Rise Puli out his portly person and deliver himself in or Tenent remarks of the subject of a making so Little Progress in spiritual life und remaining in their Glrst narrowness and meanness. La Ettl Bonc pro tiered in a better Way than did Job Asher. He made his Home comfortable Ami it became quite a thoroughfare of hospitality. To bundled Stock and took shares in Hanks and became quite the Grout patriarchal father of the Soli. Job Asher on Lite Oiler hand Sci out with a greedy hunger for land. He lived in the sume old House his forefathers occupied Aud added no improvements. He allowed his wife no help Aud kept Down the social and Relling wants of both Mother and daughter. He was always a a Laud it was harder to cajole five dollars from his pocket than to Eurn five time s that amount at Pettibone s ways were not his Wuyu yet he was not going to lei pct Leone carry a High Lump Over him to did no to close to sgt and and not stare but his daughter would sometime ride Over the Thrift less Pettibone and she should be educated As Well they were. 80 she was allowed to go to boarding school but to u Way that made her the butt of the Pelt Lione girls Aud taxed her proud spirit More than she would Ever Tell. Job Asker would by the exorbitant school Bill and she might have extras if Iho la Ettl Boue girls did but clothes were another matter. Clothes were u fleeting und evanescent vanity Job Asher aimed at the solid. Julia Asher went through her collegiate year Clad worse than any other girl in the institution and tinted Aud Mortill de in every any. But she had a Brave sensible nature Aud taking hold of her advantages she tried to live in them und forgot her . Hut who likes especially at seventeen to tie an oddity und a sort of Par Luli ? times were when her life was n Burden in spite of All the Long desired adv Untules. But she found a Friend in Charley Pettibone an unexpected ally even in the midst of the enemy scamp. Charley Pettibone was the oldest soil of the family and had been u year or two at colleges a College for both Young men and Young Unten a Lief re Bis Sisters came. J ule Asher s Calico Aud rough boots attracted his notice from the contrast with the elegant mud be frizzled Young ladies who were her classmates. Her Apt recitations Aud questioning mind Matte her a Comrade for him. He Bod been brought up to think Little of the Ashers yet he beheld Oue of the class who challenged not Only his respect but his admiration. Julia was a child he Felt quite a Man and therefore when he found her one evening in the Dusky Chapel crying passionately aver some mortification and As passionately determined to endure it without asking her father Todo any thing More for her he undertook to turn sole her. He leaned against the window while Julia dried her Eye nud delivering Hunt self of his own and his father opinion declared. A a it s a slime t your father has t any idea of the decency is of life Julia in it was the clan Call. Jullyn straighten de herself. Quot i sold 1 wan silly enough to cry because Nora Hickl Nunn had no letter Breeding than to laugh at my e vet last lug Calleo haul i did no to menu to ask father for Uny thing More. But i did no to dispute my flt Here a judgment in pulling Hie in Calico did i 1�?��?T Quot Well you know lie is stingy Quot urged Charley uneasily finding herself in the predicament of having his sympathies Ali run Buck on his hands. A a Well in a thankful to has t the faults of some other people a retorted the Asher. A a i done to think my father s it Ernecl a proceeded Charles mud i must say t done to sen Why the two families have to hiker always a Aud returning to the subject tit intervals the Young Man eventually found out that two members at least of tho rival families need never differ any More. They grew to Law quite of one mind. They consulted frequently of hard questions in me rantes they Hud something to say on the languages and perhaps in a language to each other. The not dlr grow right up before the let Wilsina girls Lief re they could believe their eyes they wrote Homo to Ali eur father and by that time vacation Imd come. Pett Elioue had threshers at tils Home of that hot Duy when the letter mine stating expel cloy that Charley owned to Lieng engaged to that Asher one of his men brought the mall nud to rotund Farmer read this lilt of news of tar a delightful dinner which in Nowise Tindill fled him. Threshing at pet Albone s was not a labor to disturb Iho flow of no incl life. There was an Nhun nut table and the usual army of Palm res but a Cook and her assistant shared the tran is with mrs. Pettibone whose Only desire was la get through with this necessity of farm life und have the House in order before the girls Cunt Home the girls who were going East with n party of schoolmates for it few weeks to return and flood the Placo with coir my a Tull Hep Tettier. Her overwork was n different kind from mrs. Asher a and perhaps carried More pleasure with it but was overwork Ull the same. A it la lie n very easy matter to Settle pct Leone was angry but la n lofty and benevolent Wuy which became u Man of his avoirdupois and in Flunce. He would just meet Charles at the Deport and have a talk with him there would lie a Good of for Lunty for the girls were not coming Home and they would have the Carriage to themselves. Charles was the eldest and his Pride lie would Send the Young Man East for a time until he overcame his fancy. He did no to know though but it would tie better to let the boy Sec that Asher girl at Home that would cure him Pettibone left his threshers to attend to their business and drove slowly toward the station to meet tho train. It was u very hot Day to was inclined to get along slowly and As he passed the Lane leading up to Asher a it occurred to him to go la Aud have a word with Job. If Job a girl had any design on Charles he would have it out with Job himself. Asher s men Hod gotten reluctant a up to resume Ali eur labors and he was perspiring with no inward fire of haste us great As the outward heat of the Sun. Job Asher was a lean Brown sharpened Man Aud Pettibone looked at Bint with All his old dislike intensified. Mrs. Asher hearing Carriage wheels came to the door and looked out eur girly the eagerness died out of her Fitce Aud she shrunk Back hiding her soiled apron As she saw her neighbor. 8he thought Julia had coma from the train ller husband had no time to go after the child to Day. He said some of the neighbor could bring her Over Aud he would get her truck Home Home time when he West to town with Grain. He a too buy to take out a team Juat to a plug her to. The had been gone nine months and her Mother s heart waa almost breaking to see her All her Mother s Lack waa literally broking for the Relief her willing Young hands would bring. Hut threshing la one thing and women Are another. Of the two Job Asher was most devoted to threshing. Quot Hullo Job a said Pelt Lione drawing ills line und giving his Welgh Lair a Curt and. A a Well Pettibone a replied a Asher coming Forward with ill will in every line of i tined face nud Chelf from the Grain covering him. To carried n wooden Rake in one hand and tried to look the contempt lie Felt for tho inn Riding in i Carriage. A a hut Day Isnit it a 11 yes powerful hot. Thru a Ling today up your Way a a a Ileon ill it since five. 1 to just going Over i the i nil 11 now to meet my a a Cornin from school he v i expect my girl to Day but i i Alna to got time to look after her. I be got to look after her Aust Cunice and prove Dan for her future so i can to of lord i loll around in carriages and let my farm go Toth dogs just a if you mean to into Malo that my farm going to the dog a sold Petty Latitie his Block eyes snapping a a 1 can assure you i Ain t intending to let you have it. You re always standing with your Mouth open re Only in snap up any piece of land around. I d rather see my of Nelly decently circumstanced if i was you to lie heaping up what i could t Lake with a a you can to take nothing you to got with you i hot a exclaimed Asher Holly. A a and Lor All the nor of some i eople in this neighbourhood my daughter will lie better fixed than any of them after a Chhe a a her father child a sold in it Thune with a sneer. A hooking nut for the future and sparing no pains to help herself to Ull she can. To you know sir a cried the fat Farmer giving any to the Wrath boiling within him a that your girl Lias got my Hoy to Promise to merry Here Quot the lean Farmer struck his Rake on the ground. A that in t so sir. My daughter would t take up with none of the Pelt Lione set a a a i Tell you it is so sir und it s gut to lie top red a a and i Tell you sir that your son can t have my daughter and if he comes round Here i la set the dogs on a hot the dogs on Tny son sir ill horse whip you if you do sir a a get off my place sir 1�?� there was a pause in the threshing mud the threshers winking and Natl. Ding to each other Drew nearer this conference. A you re a cont Maible narrow souled Snail a hurled Pettibone perspiring plentifully As he began to turn his horse s head you re in tho same Little Shell that your Grandfather started in. If a Stin of mine Ever Dur cd mention to me that tic wan Ted to marry your girl i d out him off without a cent 0 that a your warning sir. Tell her that Shell get nothing by that transaction if she tries to Cany it a and your warning sir is the same old warning a shouted Asher. A your dog came and killed my sheep once and the whole tribe of you have been trying to prey on me Ever since. Your dog la be shot like that in was Afore so keep the Puppy at a that s a Way for Church Brethren to commune a observed one Thresher to another. Pettibone started out of the farm Yang Gate even his sorrel horse seeming to shake the Asher dust off lilt feet but the Way was blocked by a messenger bringing a warning different from those which the two men bad been sending to each other. This was Aljah Pence his nag was drip plug Aud the tall Leau Colt behind it looked but the spirit of a Colt. A a my gracious Quot cried Aljah Pence shaking two Finger at the Farmers a a Haven t you heard the news a now Aljah being always a full of news of a Walnut is of meat nobody Felt startled by that introduction but when to proceeded Pelt Lione Drew his lines with a spasmodic grip and Asher ran up Aud Down like an insane Man. A the two Twenty Iraln from the East off the track Down Here hundreds of passenger smashed in the wreck a burning Axle caused it and the whole on fire a what Are you saying Aljah Ronce a called in Ettl Lione hoarsely. A a that a the train my son on 1�?� a a that the train my daughter s on a cried Asher jerking one of the horses insanely Quot a hitch this beast this minute. The three Hong Llimo to Watt men. I be got to go Over Thorn and see to my daughter Quot a what s the matter a cried mrs. Asher coming Down to tho Tarn lot with her Kitchen Sun Bonuck on Pettibone had lashed Iii horse hut lie paused Aud tond up in Bis Carriage a a got lit with me Lith of you a lie called his face White and self a. A get in Job Asher our children burning to Sculli if they Ain t mangled corpses already. There no Uso quarrelling Al out them the Iran Farmer without n word helped i half fair iting wife into i enemy a Carriage and his Hickory shirt sleeve rubbed Petti Bono a frantic Elbow a it urged the galloping horse to the a actin of tho Dlinn Star. Job Asher Wnm u mean miserable Man hut he was n Man As god know. Ills jaw were set like Iron while poor Pett Ationo s plumper face worked . A a Pear like you could make More Speed if we were out dict Gatior i Ettl Lione Quot to sold humbly. A a i Don t want to hinder a to Don t speak of that a begged pct Leone a a do you think 1 could leave you behind and go of to see my son and your Little girl Maylie cry Lnu to you All the time a a of my Julia a walled mrs. Asher looking herself and wringing her hard hands. A a the kindest love no Cost child that Ever was Horn to Mother a she says in her letter a i m getting the Good education but j ii be glad when the holidays come so 1 can Home Home and help you. I in afraid you work too hard Mother a says she. I Ord How Cun i give up my of held ? of i Ord Lay not this Burden upon thy tired tired Len Muld of my child my child a a a the was mine too Mother a put la Job Asher hoarsely. A and mine in a measure a said Pettibone a if my boy was null no to marry her. The was a Likely Fine Little girl. My boy was a Fine boy a a that he was a assented Job Asber. A a Bright and Forward a Young Man As i Ever see. To you so Spose there a any Hope that they May tie saved ? Aljah Pence loves his tall stories Pettibone lashed his galloping horse afresh. A a 1 was in a Railroad wreck Onoe a said he. A a its a Chance if they escape but the wreck Clug on Are a they dashed on at a furious Rale. When they reached tho scene of terror the poor panting animal was ready to staud of his own Accord Aud the three distracted people ran around seeking their children. A crowd Hod already gathered men were trying to Force open the heaped up cars with axes mud crowbar. The train was thrown into a dry Ravine known Osblack lick. Job Asher looked Down and saw a swimming Panorama of men pan dug up the Ituk with helpless and groaning shapes in their arms of Long cars hair shattered half Bent be heard shouts Aud yells and the Longs of escaping steam the Roar of ascending fire and he Felt its terrible heat. Pale yellow tongues of flames were gathering color and volume. Mrs. Asher Hung to Job s Arm trembling in every limb and shrieking with All her remaining i strength. The of a Lile and energetic Fanner who always wanted the head and direction of every business was dotted nud half senseless. He followed Pettibone Lead when peul Bona dashed Down the Bank among the rescuers Aud he found himself chopping and shouting with the rest hut through every yellow Sheet of flame through every panel of of the smoking Carriage be seemed to see i dear girl face reproaching him. A yes its too late now father a her silent voice said a a in a lost to you. You can to do Auy thing for me any More i know you were living for me but you Mode my life just As hard As if you were living against me. What Good does All your pinching and stint

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