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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - October 27, 1860, Smethport, PennsylvaniaIneke an to Tiv arc Fuff Foll Smethport m Kean co.rpa., saturday oct. No. A published every saturday by Allen stebb1ns, at Smethport by Kealii comity a. Office East sidj3 of Public Square. 91-sb id payment is for ii three rant in duty cents additional will be charged. Rates of advertising. Jute win charge d Al 50 Jar Square of 1 Orlyn Ebreo 1 column one year i m 2000 1200 Siira Ontl -2000 10 00 Fiat Square 3 Ibaner plonk i m each ichor Tori -4 Cyril nil paper one your 5 00 9 Whf n set in smaller Type Linen constitute n ,9ta11 Lett nexis to addressed i Hubli Iguera. Job printing. Mixer office Unpi Ivl with a Large pit of ii Job Type Raster jul o Simlie Are prepared to do nil o Goa Metal work .11 a oort Nim Lilela Cirrus Postern Bill in with near pm and dist cd and on Rea Nonal l Ueo. B. . P8ad.k g. S. Rafiet. Millwright Bradford m to the erection Anil repairs of saw Mill Grin Mills a. All work warranted. Vl-n2t or. J. Barling. Irv Sickau and surgeon Smethport a. Office o n King Street a Lew doors East of Ray. J. L. Browa craftsman conveyancer and real is agent. Office at co. I la Chopin a Boyle _ a. Hon. Tu08. Str thera Warren a. It. S. Brownell Esq Smet Vitort Hon. A. I. Unona Vian. A. Or. I. K. Wisner. Surgeon smell abort a. At tend to All professional Calls with Promp Neua office in Sartwell Block second floor. 8. D. Freeman Iff. D. And surgeon Smethport i one door North of the miser office Daniel Kingsbury sic censor to the United states tand company principal office it Bradford m Kean co a Branch Fox township Elk co., a. Zooi farming Timber and Mineral lands for Bale in and quantities containing Biumi Noin Anil i annul Lime Stone Iron Ore and Mineral paints of Superior qualities. Fovea House t Olean. N. Y., j. M. , proprietor. 1 the House is a new Brick Structure opened furnished in modern style and hat ample accommodations for 100 go ctn. Stajic leave this House daily going East and West. Cowles Nichols i attorneys county a i attend especially to the collection of Laitos examination of i titles payment of tax a and All business relating to heal a business entrusted to then will be attended to with promptness. Warun a. Moiola o. D. Webster Engineer. Surveyor craftsman con Reyance. At land office of p. Bradford a. We. Wukon practical Mechanic millwright Bridge Ballder port Allegheny m Kean county Smith Brothers i exc Ewor Block Olean. N. A and retail in dry goods groceries him. Bonnets boots shoes carpets Oil cloths and All other kinds of Terras Cash. 2-48 m. A. Blakeslee dealer in drugs medicines paints. Oils Dye a tub. Varnishes and stationery per Fornery fancy and toilet , ac., Olean m i 1859. 1-Nmy Bennett House Smetz Post m Kean co., a. D. R. Bennett. Proprietor. Phis House is Lartie Comra odious Irell Attr Al wished and Well ventilated and in every Way adapted to the wants of Tho it ii directly opposite the court House in the Centre of Busineau. E. S. Maion dealer in stores tin Ware Janned Ware. Ac., Side of the Public Square Smethport a. Cotom work done to order on the shortcut no Tice Aid in the in Stantial manner. Hong i Miller. Wholesale and retail dealers in Staple and by dry Wooda carpeting ready made clotting general furnishing goods Boot and shoes will we window paper looking Glaum oleic a n. N. Vul age drag store Tarly opposite the Olean Bonne Otean m.y., is with a fall and Complete abort mint by frogs Ifcic los Dye tubs lord and lamp oils Camp Heue pare liquors for medical Pur Only per Fundery native and imported ?4ich will be sold cheaper than at any other Western if. V. Or Northern a Hur Nisja Truid. Made irom 95 per cent alcohol very Day at 75 ots. Per Gal physicians prescription Pat up Caw Fally additions Are on the Diab of jobs pm Anklin Bank Pabb we died april 16, 1860. The Spring s soft Balmy had scarcely came toe while and broken the chains of Winter and nature s cheerful smile had scarcely 8f de the blossoms of Springs Firat Early Day when like the fragrant florets thy Darling passed away. Twas hard Toto eld thy loved one to the icy arms of death to watch the Blae Eye it using the abort and fitful of Tab that the hat the Footfall making music on the door. Of thy youngest household Darling on Earth you la Bear no More. The prattle Omhalt childish voice in stilled fore re Here Yon la clasp no More the childish form that to your heart was dear tet you cannot Darling la freed from every you could not wish to cull him to Sufler Here again. Thy tender bad nipped by the Frost of death s relentless hand has Only gone to Blossom in a purer brighter land. I know by borne i.4 lonely. ,.j but the Assurance Given that thy Sweet child is dwelling mid the azure dome of heaven. Of parents do not mourn him Iod Only claimed bin own there now is two still spared Tecc thou Art not kill alone but strive to rear those left tace that when they come to die. They again meet their brother la his Home beyond the sky. 1 know twas Bard to see him Laid in the narrow Bud but the body Only rests like a freed Bird has ipod the spirit of thy moved one to that fair and peaceful Shore where Yon Hope to meet him when earthly scenes Are o or. October. A through the night the Subtle Frost hath plied its Mystic Art and in the Day the Golden Sun hath wrought True wonders and the wings of morn and even touched with magic breath the changing leaves. And now As wanders the dilating Eye athwart the varied landscape circling for what Blaz onry what pomp of colors burst Nob the ravished i . What a change1 has come of the face of nature t the waving forests lately Robed in deepest Green have assumed the gorgeous colouring of october the Foh does not fade brightens into the inst Days of the leaves Are their Best in Beauty Violet Pink Scarlet Crimson As if their life blood were oozing from every pore nothing but observation could teach us that All this brilliancy and glory Herald death. It would that they were entering upon a life instead of being pushed off the stage to make Way for a new generation. The year has culminated in Field and for est Ond the Farmer is gathering in his har the first frosts have come and you Aee the Small Hoar crystals glittering in the morning Sun upon the grass and along the fences. The pumpkin and Squash vines Are the first to feel its Power and the Broad eaves Droop and turn Black As the Bui comes up leaving the yellow globes and the Crook necks jail exposed. T the Farmer hardly knew How Rich he was until the Frost cleared away the luxuriant mass of foliage. Now the potato patches and the edges of the Cornfields and the gardens Are Pelow with the Row material a of pump Kins pies and thanksgiving. The Orchards eel the chill breath of the Frost and you Bear the apples dropping under aty the Trees us if seeking warmer quarters in the thick grass beneath the branches. Tho Ripples Are abundant in almost All parts of the country and the poorest families can Lay in their Winter stores of Greeni Iura pippins and Spitzenberge. An Orchard loaded with Fri Iti ripening in the october Sun is one of the finest sights in the Here is a tree blushing in every Bough with the Crimson fruit and there they hang in Long yellow Buntos waiting for the baskets. The Winter fruits Are not banned by the Early frosts and they will adhere to the branches until i is to remove them by band. The Fin going touches to the flavor of the Lite fruits Are Given in the last few Days of the season. If plucked too Early they shrivel and do not Ripen Well in the cellar or fruit room. This is the reason Rhy some condemn certain very Fine win Ter pears. In some cases the season is too Short for them to reach maturity in others they Are removed from the free foil two weeks before the close of. The season. Most of the Winter varieties of Penis and apples Ore furnished with a thick foliage which and acres longer than on the summer varieties o afford Protection to the fruit we have sometimes left the gout Morceau As Lute As the Middle of november with the Best re Cults. The picking storing and ripening of Winter fruit is an Art that cannot be Learned Bam season. With the Harvest Moon come Apple a rings and words full of meaning to the old men if not to the boys. We see of the ample Farmer s Kitchen and the Bushel baskets heaped with applet and the merry group of and lassies Wated for their work. There were at least a dozen o them gathered from the neighbors to Lew a helping hand in preparing the Apple it is now called Apple butter and by some very proper people a barrel at least was to be prepared from the Green or rather fresh pared Sweet apples and Large stores of dried apples were to be Laid up for Winter use. The head of the household As was used the paring machine with three lined Fork and knife that Cut the Akin As thin As a wafer. The pared apples Fel with wonderful rapidity into a Large tub and were thence distributed among the Young folks to be halved quartered cored and Strung upon twine about two Yards in drying. The strings of apples As they were finished were put upon Hooks in the ceiling or upon poles ready to be re moved in the morning to Adeol the House where they Bung in Graceful fes Toons the special Delight of wasps and flies. Couple the work went on merrily if not rapidly jokes flew Back and Forth some times emphasized with Apple seeds and sometimes yith something softer. Rustic awkwardness in company was happily Over come for there was a Pines for the hands and the hands had something to do. The tongues were a loosed first about the work and the company and then about some thing that might have been very hard work under other circumstances. Wholes in the pan were and disconsolate halves out of it were eventually made work and wooing went together in those Good eld times when the Kitchen was bet Ter known than the parlor and the presence of 1he old folks at Home did not spoil the Freedom and frolics of their children. The last Apple being pared and the last festoon Hung up duly in its Placer there was a resort to Fortune telling. The Rind of the Apple being passed three times round the head and dropped invariably gave the first letter in the name of the successful Lover. As the Coil of the Rind almost always made in a or something that squinted that Way it was easy to worm the secret out of the most Swain and Point out to him Bis intended Sarah and Sophia. These us ii Sci turned out Correct and were Fol Lowed by new Homes. The bookings in the Long evenings Harvest Moon were larger gatherings and not unusually cheered by the presence of the fair until supper time. From Many a old farm hons and Hamlet without Nair their m liking and their Home Tauke done the merry huskers came. Swung o or the heaped up Harvest from pitchforks in the shone dimly Down the lanterns on the pleasant scene below the growing pile of husks behind the Golden ears before. And laughing eyes and Busy hands and Brown Cheeks glimmering o or. Half hidden in a quiet Nook. Serene of look find heart their old times Over the old men sat apart while no and Down the in hiked pie or nestling in its Shade at hide and seek with Inagh and shout the Happy children in the warm fro Sticks evenings such As we often have in this month the scone was not Laid upon the barn floor but under the open by the full Moon giving plenty if Light for the buskers. When the work was done the company adjourned to the House and cakes and cheese were served up in rustic style. These bees As they were sometimes called were tiddly in their influence. They often Tiel cd a Short handed neighbor in his Harvest and were Happy social gatherings. The Modem Dan Ces already becoming too popular among our Rural population Are poor for these primitive and Ampler but More Nat ural and enjoyable festivities of the Olden time. For these there needed no display of expensive dress and dazzling jewelry which Are too often the regalia of idleness and vice. The Apple paring and the nuking Are pleasent october memo Ries with us. With a Little remodelling to adapt them to the1 changing times they ought to perpetuated among the Cher shed institutions of farm life. With our Joon Tifful nipple crop and almost unprecedented yield of Corn in All the North and have ample material and Joy us occasion to show up these institutions. Agriculturist. _ a Good anecdote is told of an old methodist preacher who Rode a circuit a to years ago. While going to one of his appointments be met an old acquaintance who was one of the magistrates of the coun try. He asked the minister Why he did not do As the Saviour an said the. Divine the people have taken them All to make a magi Drate of Lemon the Yolks of 4 add four ounces of White sugar the ind of grated Lemon and the juice mix All together with four ounces of Wanned put a crust into a shallow dish War in the mixture bake in a Quick oven. Serve while hot. Kity Clyde. Clatter Clatter die old Mill went night and Day yet nobody in the Little Cott just beyond seemed dist toed by it 1 old House dog Lay Coily on the door St with one Eye open while on the window Sill Putty reposed in coi fort. The Nea White curtains looped up 10 fancifully the pretty Jas Somins and Rose climbing no on the porch spoke of the Aste of its Ocon its. Just within the door in a Nea Lite Cap sits the Good Dame at the pres ent moment with her Eye brows clouded. Where can Kitty stay so t exclaimed dome Clyde Here it is almost dinner time and Rio signs of her. Kit but no Kitty came. Of tit keeps a Kitty f come with me gentle Reader just up die Stream a. Little any. There on a Large Rock Over which the Willow bends with a Rod and line in hand every now and her wealth of curia High in the air is Sweet Kitty Clyde. But Why does she Tarry t is. She waiting for the i to bite no for there beside her. Sits Harry Jones one Arm around her Waist the other playing with her curls. Very pleasant is their talk Foi Kitty s musical Ijeh rings out every moment never dreaming of the time t Iever thinking of poor father s dinner she s to listening to her Lover s talk. But just n w the sunbeams kiss Kitty s face Ana remind her of her duties she starting no suddenly h it Basket and its contents it s noon of i How Mother will it s too bad you kept me so kept you Kitty p Harry rather think h is your fault my fault or Yoi a i la get a scold ing that s and gathering up line Rod and Basket she turned towards Home. Stop. Kitty you have forgotten some Harry cried. Kitty turned to see what she had forgot Lep when her Lover caught her in his arms ind gave her a Hearty kiss. Shame said Kitty Yon dare not do that and again she scampered. Noon in the cottage and from the Mill Cornea a Large robust Man with the ringing step of one of nature s noblemen. With Quick tread he soon reaches the cottage and entering looks curiously around. Now wife am i too fast that wild Kitty has been gone All the morning and i Don t k Low when she will come borne. That Rirl will surely come to no Good end she is so replied the Good Dame. Nay wife she is Young yet when gets older she will be just then miss Kitty was seen walking demurely towards the h use. Where have Yoa been you wild wild to the Brook to catch Trout 4and what kept you so Why i sat and a Little More. Miss r father s and on in this helter just think of Horn you la surely break Yother s heart if you keep shelter Kitty s eyes fixed with tears. I am Mother if i Hod thought she could say no mors but weeping she turned away. 4 come Here d kiss your with a bound she Flung her arms Aroland her father s neck and Ihen her Mother s. Now Kitty hurry and get Kitty needed no bidding. The Tittle table was covered As if the Lucious butter the Snow White bread he tempting reserves soon invited the Trio to dinner. The Huml be Blessing Joyed the meal in silence. Kitty Clyde was the Belle of the Village the dream of the g men the envy of people sail and to All know he people will m Bat Harry Jones was fifty s bean an Insu Ilion which Kitty indignantly denied. 3e matters As they were the Rath a witty was a Little inclined to coquette. Free and open hearted of Good disposition pretty face and figure Citter liked to be Adi tired. To be sure Down in her bet it something whisper Yon love Hurr r but then she could not be Satis led with one string to her supper came and Kitty was missing again. In vain dam i Clyde called Kitty Kitty p where was Kitty now f just in he same place when we. Found her this naming this time to key alone vacant y gazing on the i Vea looking on the picture. Wonder who love i me Best she murmured. John is a ii in fellow but he s too Mylite. Tom Lores me but then he s too then there is Sany Jones is Here to Ais wet i or and that individual emerged from a clump of Trees. For shame Harry to play Eves Sperr never my dig words be asked shall i Tell Yon who Lopres Yon bests Kitty was a Bette of ferried at his Sodden appearance so she Aiu were i Don t know what s More i doa t Are i answer it any Kitty put both hands to her ears saying i won t and Harry s voice took a deeper tone i love Yon. I Hare watched you longtime. I have seen you bestow Man Bright smile on others but now Kitty ask them All for myself. Do Yon love me what nonsense is this read aimed Kitty archly smiling. Nonsense 1 no not nonsense. Do Yon love me the word was harshly spoken and Harry turned to hide his emotion. Then Good Bye Kitty Clyde. I never thought you a flirt till Harry turned on his Heel and walked quickly away. For a moment Kitty Sal irresolute then warned by the coming dark Ness she hastened homeward. Child said her where have you been f Kilty made no reply but seeking her own Little chamber she threw herself of the bed and wept for almost an hour she wept for almost an hour she wept and then said he will come again Row. That night wild dreams flitted through Kitty Clyde s head she dreamed she was Bride but there was no bridegroom. So overpowered was she by her emotions that the awoke just As the Sun came peeping in the Little window. Kitty was More than usually brisk that morning for she longed for the time to come for her to meet Harry again. Takin Down her Bosket from its porch and her Rod from behind the door she wandered through the Meadow toward the there she sat waiting till noon and Harry bad not come. Well hell be Here at Sunset thought Kitty As she sauntered toward Home. Sun set brought no Harry but on the Rock Lay a note which Kitty hastily opened. It was Short and precise. F do not me. I am go ing away to Morrow. Farewell god you. Harkot. Hushing Back a sob she quickly folded the note and placed it in her bosom. It was Bard work to keep Back the tears but Pride came to her help. What ails thee Kitty t asked her Mother Art thou sick no just then or. Clyde entered. Have you heard the he asked of Kitty. News what news Why Harry Jones is going to he said no More but sprang Forward to catch the fainting form of Kitty. Is he gone father is he gone f eagerly asked Kitty. N of yet he starts then i have and up stairs she flew. The old couple looked at each other significantly. Kitty soon found pen Ink and paper and wrote this note me at the Rock to mor Row at Sunset Kitty. Folded and dispatched Kitty soon went to net. The next evening arraying herself in a Blue Muslin with Quick Steps she reached the Rock. Soon As she was Harry was there before her. She sprang to Bis arms and Hying her head upon his Manly som wept the Moonlight discovered them sitting together and talking very ear what they said i do not know that Jarry did not go to sea and that Kitty Joyde changed her name to Kitty Jones. Walking leaves of Australia almost everybody has heard of the won Kerful walking leaves of Australia. For a Ong the discovery of that Island Many people really believed that the leaves of a certain tree which flourishes there could walk about the ground. The Story arose n this some English sailors landed m the coast one Day and after running it until they were tired they Sot Down under a tree to rest themselves. A puff of wind came along and blew off a Shower of eaves which after tin n the air As leaves c oing Over and Over generally do finally reste.1 upon the ground. As it was mid Zinmer and everything appeared quite teen the circumstances puzzled the sailors anal Demauy but their Surprise was much renter As you Well suppose when of or a Short time they saw the leaves crawl no along the ground toward the trunk of be tree. They ran at once for the vessel without stopping to inquire into the matter at and and set sail from the land where everything seemed to be bewitched one of m men said that be expected every moment to ree the set to and dance a subsequent exploration of Australia Tave taught As that these walking leaves Rei Secta. They live non the heir bodies Are very thin and Flat their forming Large Leaf like Kuben they Are disturbed their legs Are Foi led away under their bodies leaving their base exactly like a loaf with Stem and nil Complete they Are of a Bright Green col or in ton summer but gradually change m. The fall with the leaves to the Brown of Frostbitten vegetation. When shaken for m the tree they lie for a few minutes ground As though they were de presently they begin to crawl along the tree which they ascend again rarely use their although they Are pretty Well supplied in this keeping. Cider. There Are three stages of fermentation i which cider is subject Viz the . Aretous and the Putre Active. When doer has passed the vinous fermentation if left. Unchecked it soon posses into. fermentation becoming ropy and is word less. Most of the cider put up by i Armera. Passes into the second or Aretous or less sour Andine. Bring and when drank by Many producing a flushed face and headache n d what is worse producing grossness and in temper in Many of those that use it a a common beverage and guzzling it Down in arge quantities. It would be far better convert All puch cider into vinegar. To a making a Man a cider cask is a poor Ness. If new cider is fermented in an open cask after a time longer or Shorter de Pei Dong upon circumstances All die heavier jux tons of extraneous matter pomace Etc will Settle to the Bottom of the cask arid the Flocculent matter will Rise to the fur filae forming a spongy Brown crust. Just an soon As the vinous fermentation hat end Al rocks or fissures will appear in the crush and Small White bubbles of carbonic acid will fill the fissures in the crust the grand secret of having cider equal to pure wine s to Check any further fermentation. If the cider is left to itself Tho Aretous Fermen tation sedentary Mother of the of the East rises and die liquor comes acting As yeast Cei a second Anil More violent ferment at on resulting generally in Bard when die White bubbles begin to appear he crust should be removed and the liquid drawn off without disturbing the sediment at the Bottom of the cask. Pour three Pai Fuls of die liquor into Strong tight barrel then rom Gate Lave prepared a Long tapering Bung win looped wire inserted in the smaller end it in the lower end of the Loop fix strips of Cotton or Linen cloth dipped in melted i Hur. To form a Good sized match Light it ind thrust into the Bunghole of the barrel match will bum till the of Igei in the barrel is used up Tsien to match put in a common Bung and tip cask in double Quick time to die right tend so As to mix As far As possible to v it Zuur and Gas in the barrel then nil it full it in a tight fitting Bung place in a Cool Leller and in course of a year or to i Bera will be n barrel of Apple Aiice that temper Ance ladies and children can partake o without a Blush or a scowl. This process i know will provent the second or Aretous fermentation and f keep where Good wine is it is within the Bounds of the vinous fermentation. There is another Way in which cide t can managed. Soon after k comes from Ress Strain it through a foot depth of clean after Bergi turned proceed As directed in summing Etc aps straining it through a Thieken o r two if flannel might answer the same Purpova As the Sand. By straining out Dwle and other useless matter from the wot he great liability to excessive Fermen Al Ion. S Gready lessened and the Stum Obj Urther lessons it. I Bave tried die p r f Sand straining and summing the cider and it has proved satisfactory. My East no vent but occasionally be Spile in die vent Hole to Helfaer the pleasure of Gas in to was very country Jones says of diff Bishop of Peterboro that in he spoke with the accent of a Rose such As he really was in a degree but it was remarkable and u who did not know the cause that there was not a Comer of the c in which be could not be Beard Dis an the reason which or Job cd Good was. That he Mode it an invariable Rale to do Justice to every consonant knot Init that the Rowels would speak for and thus he became the wrest Tiad clean fit speakers his elocution was perfect at or disappointed fits an Irish Man to fun Ding on one of the railroads the other Day got ont x t cars for a freshmen it at a Way Statta Munfor Tately die Tbell rang aty f4e was eff before he bad finished by Coffee. Houd of cried Pat and ran like a madman after the on be murdering old Tia Roe got a passenger aboard that b left train bal f3t a Man i obliged to keep nobody will it

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