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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - December 20, 1864, Smethport, PennsylvaniaThe m Kean Miner. Is published every tuesday by f. Rogers at comity opt newest Side of Public per. , Jet Tinong la delay Ltd for m ote thai thaw Montlow arty Vonti Wudl Tiomai will to chord Oil Kates of adv Tisino. Will be charged Al 00 per of 1 tort to 1 t ulu Rou one year 00 x 2000 1 Oil months 20 00 10 00 our Penara 9 it Mertland 1 60 Roach 2fi a lne Wii Fujier one year 5 00 who not to smaller Type inuit the addressed e publisher. The Miner a Large Eod Oxten printing material o Atid we prepared to do kinds o Orma Metal it orc of All including circa fcc., a Loki neat and do terms f. B. Iia Chatt attorney and con Nolor at , Cameron county i d. Sex Atti Nylon to collections and All business relating to real estate. New Clack Smith shop. The subscriber Lins recently Liim Solf in Toto Lilack business in Snitch Juvert in the uld Manj formerly Occupin Why Miles inns. Me is pro Jared to execute All work up on the lowest let ins Ami in the tin so satisfactory manner. But keys axe Otago is ironed Tkv latest and most a1tkovkd.stvlk. All work june i lie Sli Ortist notice. Jackson Jumes. april 19th. 1-33. New Spring of the and most twist by mrs w. At the Rytti la Cuti of John hit Louii Isotti it a to audit Ulas Eort mint of boys kit Tammas jacket and Mantilla patterns As unequalled assortment of , uihi5uxs, handful nud vicious Ambito. Orca numbers have been already cured by this nolo remedy prompt etl by a desire to Benefit the afflicted and unfortunate i will Send the recipe fur preparing and using this Medicine in a pc tall envelope to any one who mtg ii it fuck or i h Muik. I Leace enclose a stamped eur Lopo addressed to yourself. Address t. 1xman, of it Rule Home new York Citer. Attention ladies of m Koan a homely Ding Recave Veteran of the tenth army corgis who no correspond Enqu with any Beauty the North wishes some of the fair ones of my Kofu county to i drop i Iii a few fun Mutual improvement and Matrimony Almu Elliis cruel War is photograph s exchanged if desired address Corporal r. K. Kew mix Ligpit Bat Tojo. . Artillery Jour army culpa nor i e two Birg a. To the Bod room. If two persons Ore to occupy it bed room during a night let them step upon weigh ing Scales us they retire haul throng Fin in the morning and they will end their actual weight to be it inst a Pound less in the morning1. Frequently there w ill be a loss of two or More pounds and the average loss throughout the. Year will be More than one Pound. That is during the night there a a loss of n Pound of matter which has gone off from their bodies partly from their lungs and partly through the pores of the Akin. The escaped material a carbonic acid and decayed animal matter. Or poisonous exhalations. This is diffused through the air in and in part absorbed by j the bed clothes. If a single ounce of woo or Cotton be burned in a room it will so Moro Pletl sri Lurente the air with smoke that one can hardly bran the though there can Only be one ounce of foreign matter in i the air. If an ounce of Cotton be burned every half hour during Tho night the air will be kept continually saturated with unless there can be in open door or window for it to escape now the sixteen ounces of smoke thus formed a far less poisonous than the sixteen ounces of exhalations from the lungs and bodies of the two persons who have lost n Pound in weight during the eight hours of sleeping for while dry smoke is mainly taken into the lungs the Damp doors from the body arc absorbed both into the lungs and into the of the whole body. Need More be said to show the Itin por Tynce of Baring bed rooms Well str tilted and of thoroughly airing the sheets cover lids and Mattras seb in the morning before packing them up in the form of a neatly made bed i Peoples journal of. S3t the Richmond papers Adver Tiso a cow for Sale Price 00. I and could not help Jui mining the ice fact order and Good taste whih prevailed in the apartment and its furniture. I was the Niobe pleased to notice this As my Niece when married did not Promise to be ome very notable As a housewife. I was beginning to tire of waiting my risk walk Over i Felt Chilly in the wireless Oom when Clara entered fastening a lit be article of dress evidently just assumed. Ler greeting was Moat cordial and yet hero was a Shade of in her tone. Vern our first salutations were Orr she nid Why my Der not did you not let tit ktk7iv jti7u Trio , maj 1 in Ovrum have been better prepared to receive surely i replied no preparation is needed before you can Bostow a cup of Tea on so near a Relativo a i am. Pray do not make my when Day Call into a ceremonious visit or i shall be tempted to run away Nunin in place of writing. Until after ten and begging or. Whitford s escort Home Pray Dent finn do not think of such a thing. I will Light this fire in a and the room will be wort i a and comforts we " j so my ing Clara was about applying a Between the bars of the grate when i stopped her. You must have a fire somewhere my i said and where Yon were sitting when i arrived will i am sure suit me Best. If i am to disturb any of your arrangements i will leave you Ftp a Thith if so aunt you will have to excuse my taking you into the to warm firesides Clara Buff is Whitford from Home f no aunt he is replied my piece her color rising As she spoke. I laughingly congratulated her on her husband s liking for the company of Ber first born but perceiving no evidence of pleasure on Ber countenance i asked her if the baby was Well. Of yes quite to aunt. To any the truth it was my doing that we Are not in the Nursery to night and Frederick a not too Well pleased about it but it saves so much trouble and the other rooms have just been cleaned and put in order. But do not aay a she added As she opened the Nursery door. My Nephew advanced and Shook me warmly by the band and then turning to Clara said i hop my dear you do not intend to make your aunt a Nursery guest. If Yon do i shall not wonder if her visits still More i hastened to assure him that i had been brought there at my own request and beg ged that no difference might be made but quietly ringing the Bell he desired the servant to Light the Dinning room fire and bring word when it was Well Burnt. Clara bit her lip and looked red and1 Unco fort a while i feeling still More so occupied myself in admiring the baby i could How Ever distinguish easily enough two or three Little articles which convinced me that a Tea equipage had just been removed and certainly this was not what i should have expected to see it Clara s Home knowing the comfortable and even affluent income of her husband. I Felt sorry that my unceremonious visit should have produced such an alteration in the arrange ments for 1 could Tell by the production of sundry key a etc., that Many articles not. In common Nee were to be brought oat and the evening meal deferred on my account. Besides i flu grieved at or. Whitford s ill concealed vexation not displayed towards me but his wife. At length we were summoned to the Din ing room and truly a wonderful change bad been effected there. A Bright fire Illume every Comer an elegant Lea equip age was on the table in Short everything 1 bad first Toped to find in accordance with the position of its own. Era. Moreover the pleasant aspect of affairs banished the Clouds from or. Bit Ford s face and so agreeably did the time pass that i quite regretted when obliged to bid my Niece Good night Good night dear said Clare Kis sing me affectionately do come again bit do let me know when to expect you and added or. Whitford after the door was closed everything will be ready the dinner fire will be lighted before your arrival. Bear aunt what do you think of Clara s new notions of Domestic Economy when we were first ran tried she was rather ignorant of household mat we Are so exceedingly orderly ind careful that everything is too Good to use. The drawing room first became so Hen the dining room underwent a thorough renovation and the Nursery resorted to for temporary convenience during the repairs is become our regular abode the others Only being used on state occasions and prob our nest remove will be into the Kitchen. I go into other Bouses and that heir masters can introduce a Friend at any inc with the certainty of causing no pm morass mint. In my Homo on the contrary he Call of a relative even produces quite a revolution for no rate. China in feet every., Bing a Laid up in Lavender Iko the rooms. I wish you would say something to Clara on the subject As i now you possess great influence in that Pfirter have you named the matter Frederick t asked. No. 25. Inconvenience you understand to i dare say i mean none of those Domestic invasions is Rich Are usually expected to canse a Bustle. She. Has a Peculiar theory of her own which Aba Moat thoroughly reduces to practice consequently we Are always Able to Welcome a Friend however unexpected he May Clara blushed and stammered a few words to reply nod perceiving her fusion i changed the conversation. On our Way borne after spending a delightful evening my Niece was unusually silent Bat at length she asked if i could Tell her what theory or. Altos to when said Here she hesitated. I understand Yon i answered and i can explain it in a very Fern words. Mrs. Ashburton says that being sure of the daily presence of one guest at her table whom she wishes to Honor above All others she always prepares for that one and is of course ready for any visitor and at any time but i saw no guests beside ourselves aunt you not and yet the person i Alinde to was. Do Yon mean you Are jesting Ray dear Clara i am not the one whom mrs. Ashburton considers Wor thy of an Honor is her husband. The inane nitration of president i4n Root. Gen. Scott says in his autobiography the of president in Aeolis was perhaps the most critical Bazard oos event with which i have Ever been connected. In the preceding two months j received More than fifty letters Many from Points Distant from each me from being present at the event and other distinctly threatening i dared to protect the ceremony by a m3i tary Force. The election having been entirely Rentar i resolved that the Constitution should not overturned by violence of icon d possibly Pavent s. Caused to be organized the elite of the Washington volunteers and called distance two batteries of Bone artillery with Small detachments of cavalry and in Fantry All regulars. In concert with con Gressional committees of arrangement the president was escorted to and from use Raphol by regulars with whom i marched flanking the movements in parallel i claimed the place immediately in front of the president for the Fine companies of sappers and miners under capt. Donne of the engineers. To Lead this Choice body of men it was Only necessary to say the Honor of on country is. In your hands. With n View to Freedom of movement. I remained outside of the Capitol Square with the Light the procession returned to the president s mansion in the same order and happily the government was Dos t like his sheriff was once sent to execute a writ against a Quaker. Of arriving at his House be saw the Quaker s wife who in reply to the inquiry whether her Hub tiny was at Home said a was at the same time she requested him to be seated and her husband would Speed by see him. The officer waited patiently or some time when the fair Quak Eress yes a thousand times i think Tut cannot effect any change. I Trust you will be More successful will try St any said i As i took eave of my Nephew in Law. Living thought Over the matter i arranged my plan of operation. I decided t would be better to try the effect of an opposition picture on Clara s mind before iving utterance to any Romance for i Well that Young housewives do not Gene Nelly relish the pointed interruption of their iders. .1 therefore called on no previously Given her due notice of my accompany me in a Long Amble and i contrived to be near mrs. Ashburton a just As Tea time was approach no and we were thoroughly tired. Is to prevent our obtaining rest and refreshment i can in sure you both and besides Yoa Are not quite a stranger to my. Ashburton dear a tent i could not think of each a thing we should be bore to cause inconvenience shall Jadic for yourself i answered and if Yon think so half an hour hence we will journey homeward the moment we were admitted i frankly told my Friend that i had expressly to claim Ber Oft tendered hospitality for my Niece and self As we were tired hut still had a Long a k before us. How glad i am my House Lay in our route replied she Tea is just coming in and my husband will be Here directly id a few moments be arrived and we were All seated prepare to join in the eve nag meal. I noticed Clara s glance it the perfect order which surrounded us and the ele Gant but simple preparation for the repast. Besides these it was impossible not to see the thorough Comfort diffused around us. My said i to mrs. A Thonrton was afraid of causing you by coming unawares and taking two places and i think justly that she should deem her marriage vow but Illy kept if she made All attractive in the Eye of a stranger and grudge doing so for him whom she has promised to love Honor and own husband and father of her children Clara did not speak in reply but when we parted the moistened Cheek that touched mine convinced me the lesson was taken Home and i have no doubt when i next visit my Niece i shall find her opinion is changed As regards the guest most de serving of Laving in few York City. How do the mass of the inhabitants live in new York let facts and figures show. Three quarters of a million live in Tene ment Bouses. Of families in the Cominar into the room he reminded her of she says. Might Friend i promised that be would see thee. Us has seen thee he did Dot like thy looks therefore he avoided tree and hath Dis parted from the House by an other at Yon Tea to storm a cheery laugh from or. Ashburton and a Bright smile from he wife followed my words mrs. Said be grip to Tenn i am the Moat fortunate fellow in the world for nothing Ever causes my wife City Only have an Independent Home by themselves. Families live two in 8 Boase and live three in a House. In the houses not included in the above families live or rather stay 7 family a or 35 souls in each House. This is the average while in the eleventh Ward 113 rear boosts or the Back ends of lots reached through alleys contain families 170 to it others have 80, and some 95 persons Liv ing in them. In one Ward 29 houses hold persons in a single Bouse. In one House there Are 113 famil ies. In another there arc 500 huddled together. Packed to a single Block Are in some cases people enough to make a City of the size of Utica n. Y. To Call these Barracks by the name of houses has been Well described As Structure of rough Brick standing upon a lot 25 by 100 feet from four to six stories High and so divided internally As to contain four fam Ilies on each family eating drinking sleeping cooking washing and fighting in a room eight feet by ten unless indeed the family renting these two rooms takes another family to Board or sob lets one room to one or even two other of coarse most of the rooms arc so dark you can scarcely see in them of k Cloudy Day and As. To ventilation water and other closets or any of the comforts and conveniences of a Home they Are not to be thought of. Stench indecency gloom Are the attendants. Is it not strange that children and Adonita can live while crowded into such and is it strange that vice and brutality rage rampant .------------1 q i Young lady advertises a the Cle Veland Pla dealer for a Young gentleman to act As an ame Tensia. He must be Able to write in Cypher and when engaged he will be expected poetry with feeling Converse with ease and to Able to play cribbage and backgammon. He most expect to be biased when she is pleased and cuffed when she is not Bat As Ber tem per is acknowledged to be Good there will be More kissing than inf filing. There a a Good Chance for Sot a adventure Loving gentleman. A True Man who had straggled with a malignant disease approached that crisis in its stage on which his Kef seemed to depend. Hia anxious wife scarcely daring to breathe was sitting by Bis bed his servants exhausted by constant Steh left her. It Napast Midnight a door was opened for air she heard in below stairs and soon alter approach nigh footsteps. A moment More and r Man with lits face disguised entered the room. She instantly saw her husband s danger and anticipating the design of her band and pressing her Finger upon her Lipa to insure out to the robber her a terse and her keys. To her great Surprise he took Nerber. Whether be was terrified or charmed by the courage of her affection cannot be Mcnown. He left the room and without robbing a House sanctified by such strength of affection he departed. J83t the Richmond dispatch Montico Llo the former of Thomas Jefferson in Albemarle Virginia was sold it auction on thursday Nijer the sequestration act for eighty thousand five Hundred dollars. Benjamin f. Ficken was the purchaser. A negro woman and her seven children All of the latter being under seven years of age brought Twenty three thousand dollars. A negro Man was sold for upwards of seven thousand dollars in rebel currency. A Windy fellow who we could t be prevailed upon to name medi Tating upon the surroundings of the present season perpetrated and enclosed to As the following the wind it blew. The Snow it five. And raised particular Thunder. With Skirta nod hoops and Chicken coops. And All kinds of plunder. Idleness is die Mother of vice. A Young minister in a highly Ela borate Sermon which be prevailed said several tires. The commentators do not agree with a next morning a poo woman came to see him with some thing in her apron. She said Ber husband heard Bis Sermon and thought it was a very Fine one and As he said the common lat ers did hot agree with he had sent him some of the very Best kidneys. Among the ingenious contributions to the Sailor s fair in Boston by he Stato prison convicts is a Small Bouse so contrived that upon opening the door a figure of Jeff Davis suspended to n Gibbet Cornea up through a Chimney after which a Black Man conies up to took it 33t a witty dentist having Laboured in vain to extract a tooth from Bluey s month gave of the task with the felicitous apology the net is Madam it seems impossible for anything bad to come out of your there was an Indian chief at Newport the past summer who seeing a gusto be Lenont ride in i Arrige with four horses asked if lie bad so much Din Ner that it required font horses to carry
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