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Alleganian (Newspaper) - May 24, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland '.i i .1-1 i .-.vz.' f VOLUME II. CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, .MAT 24; 1865; 4 1.VT3IIY WEDNESDAY CiJiuo oa Mechanic Street, near tlio Huuomil Houso. T 11 s OK T HOI I, VILS ji-ir, mnriiiMT In t-iktii fur a than MX Oci ix.j3L.-ty IPjjcoctojgy. _ i TJMie OrLllU Hn-i. JAS i k of (In mt 11OK V'K UP.S1.EV. i urn AV. noinr.ii. T. CYKUT7 ,'e tTf.dTH I Kit, lliinnti! street, ue-ir ilie- 1'ul lio Hqimn-. A. siiEi'nnuD, iH-aler in Dry Oottils, etc., .t JOILNriON, llciler n hat n year old, it and gn forth to Iw selected by his inti mate1! as the -wearer of a now one. If he t liings up n toil for two mouths, am then wiars it agiin, the more porous of hi: friends insists his "wetting" it at tin nearest bar-room. The truth of the matter is, as a croncy o mine enunciates it, when otio feels wcl one looks to, and only .It is not a difficult matter for a man whoso costume is irreproachable, to spoil all hy t singlo piece 'of "TOurfdiamonJiVarp the precious which we aro npl to split. The cluster as a pin or: he left jarred to the 12tuiopia: lincDtor. It belongs to him; I wouldn't j jhc sixpence for him without it; and fur any mu else to pirate it is a cruel imposition at lie least. The purple amethyst Fcal-ring is very ad- So M any other seal cive tlut heap looking white one with a inatouic cm- ilcin on it. I don't object In the emblem Hi it. I don't objcet to emblems, at all, but hat is not the way to wear them. Neither do t love the seals engraved wilh njslcrious and oecult hieroglyphs. They uggcst nothing, except, perhaps, that other earned seal at linrmim's. After Ihe seal ring, wear a single uly; a diamond is Ihe brightest aud beat of Is race. I need not say that a large one is 0 be- preferred. Never purchase a scnrf-pin-rashly. Give jour dajs and nights to the choice of a ile- 'igii, hi fore von buy. Lot it be email, ilc, nnd hue some eolor about it. If jou mu-t rush into the gorgeous and startling invwheie, wasle your money on sleeve bitt- ons Oicasiouil glimpses only are seen of Iicie, and they may be like glimpses into hcmiues of fjuleondi, if jou ehoose. .ecp your heart pure aud your scarf-pin liocollccl that it comes at about Ihe height of v our lady hue's ejes; and further, recnl- eet that it has, so tofpcak, whole por- onal iippeurauec by thu throat. If you are of an artietic turn, 3-011 Ind draw jour own design for this artiele of ornimcnt. If jou do, be sure jou draw it mild! firiut altrntinn to these few mandates 1 liaie hero hid down, iho'U who are beau- tiful may increase in beauty, and those nho iiave, been homely, may e-easc to he so long- er. If eternal vigihnce is the price of libcr- ly, it is also the price of good looks. 15} unremitting attention ouly, can we arrive at the fulfillment of thatpirt of the whole du- ty of man, which demands tint we dial! [irescnt agreeable emotions lo the nptic ncnesofour HteHy Jfciicir. Prosenoo of Hind in o Family. 1. If a man faints, phco him flat on his back and let him alone. 2. If any poibon is swallowed, in- stantly half a of cool water, with a licapiug tcvEpoouful cie-h of common mlt and ground stirre-d into it; tliid i om- its as, toon as it re ichcs the slmmch; but fyr fear of Ihe poison may still remain, swalhin Ihe white of one, or two nw eggs, or drink a cup of coffee. These two being antidotes for a grcaler number of poi- sons than any dozen ulher articles known, with llie advantage of their being altnits at hand; if not, a pint of pweet oil, or Iimr oil, melted butler, or lard, are good sulititules, if' they vom- il quiekly. The1 thing to slnp tlic bleeding'of a moderate cut instantly, is In cover it pro- fu'cly with coh-we'b, or Hour aud salt, half and half. '1. If the blood comes from a wound by jot or squirts, be spry, or the man will die in a few minutes, because .in nrtery is sev- ered; tie a handkerchief loosely around near the part bet ween the wound and Ihc heart; put a stick liclnecn the handkerchief and UIP skin and it around until the- blood cca'cs lo flow; keep it there until the doctor comes if in a position where the handker- chief can not be if-cd, press the thumb on a spot ncnr the wound, between wound aud tho heart; increase Iho pressure for an in- stant, unlit llio phjsieian arrives, M as lo glue up the wound by thu roagulaliuil or cooling of the hardening blood.. 0. If jour clothing takes fire, slide the hands down llie keeping them as close to the liody as at the Paine lime sinking lo the floor by bending llie knees; this has a smothering eficetupon the fhmcs; if not extinguished, or .1 great hcvlwny is gotten, lie down on the floor, roll over nml over, better ciuclop jourfdf in a carpet rug, bed-cloth, or nny garment jou can get hold of, always prefering woolen. If Iho body, is tired, if the brain is tired, sleep. 7. If the bowels are loo'C, lie down in n warm bed, remain there aud cat nothing un- til you arc well. i 8. -If an action of the bowels tlocc not oc- riir at Ihe usual hour, rat not an atom until they do least Ihirly-six hours, meanwhile, drink largely of cold water or hot Icon, nnd exercise in the open air lo the extent of a gentle and keep this.up milil things Tightened, Ibis sug- pracfiecd, would save myriads of lives every year, both iu Iho city and coun- try. 0. The three bust medicines in the world are warmth, abstiucuec and Journal vj' llfattti. A TRUE WIPE. It.--------, a merchant now residing in Uhiladelphia, who formerly i lived in rather an extravagant style, was in the hnbiti cry Monday morning, of giving his wife" a certain sum of money for table and other household exjwuce's fir Ihe week, never mentioned hia business to his wife, aud sho deeming him -sufficiently capable of tending to his own affairs, never inquired into them. Eighteen years after their through some Might mismanagement, and the ras- cality of'his confidential clerk, 5lr.--------- suddenly broke, and his fall ties mentioned on 'Change, like all such milters, there nil sueh 53 mpathy end- ed. The merchant kept the affair .1 secret, and the first intimation the lady had of it was a paragraph in the Leilycr. Shortly nf- ler dinner was over, on Ihe Ihe day of Ihe diseoiery of the j'tarUing fact, Jlrs.--------- requested her husband to remain in thu par- lur a few moments, as she had Eomulhing lo eny tn him.. She then left the room, hurried up and shortly artcrwirds returned with a FplcmlMIy bound bible in her hnud. Handing it lo her huabiiul, she said, the day after our marriage you g-Ho me this precious book as a token of jour love, nnd as n rich fount tin to look to in the day of trouble. Its pigca have been precious to me-, and as yout brow looks sad to diy, I now return it to you, that you may glean from it some eon-e'lalion in the hour of gloom." ?he then left the The mcrehant opened the hook carelessly, and a bink bill fell out. He picked it up ami glanced at its was bill, lie opened the book again, nnd another of the same amount was before him. 1 Ic open- ed the at Ihe first page, and continued lo find an X betne'en leaves, till he armed atthcioinmcncGinentofUiu Uook uf lie ware a- giiu commence business and had a cipital of lo begin lie rang the bell, a sonant appeared. _ jour mistress lo come to me said the merchant. The lady obey ed, w ith somclliing between a loar and a smite. "Kale! did you procure, all Ibis money K" "'Tis the weekly savings of mir hold expenses for the Itt eighteen was tha modest reply. week I put ten out of the twenty doll irs which you gate me, into our liible biuk, fiat when a diy of trouble came upon' us, we would have something to eaic us from the wolf." "But why put it in the ISihlc, Kate "lienusc it is a pood hank, and our whieh w ill not suddenly replied the lady. "Vim arc'an angel, Kale'.'' cried her delighted husband, clamping her to his heart. And jo she U, does any one doubt iL? There are thousands uf such angels, despite the railings of our miserable, woman slander- ing bachelors. pat, while with his eyes ho blandjy survey- j d the tiie'paulo a linnto he, J. HI "GcntlemetUit appears (hat I have "been. mJnformcil. I will now proceed to iad-' rcss yon on the subject that 1m called 'u.s ogethpr." i he'did, wilh-all hiVJaccustomcd' toldncss and vix-.icity, not' pparing'his'bd-; crsirlca, jbut giuug them plenty pf.pTire) Anecdotes about President Johnson. When we were nt Xnsht en j ears ago, anecdotes of the coolness and e-ourage of Governor Johnson were among the cur- rent of convcrsalion. Ono gentleman, a political opponent of the Governor, an eyc- wilncts of the occurrence, told us that a placard was posted in the (own, one morn ing, nnnonnriug, in the well-known langu- age of old Tcnnciicc, that Andy .Johnson to bo aliol "on sight." Friends of the Uournor assembled nt his boilsr lo' escort him to Ihe Stale House. faid he, "genllniifii, if I am lo be shot at, I want no man to be iu the way of the lie walked alone, and with deliber- ation, through llio directs to his official a- pirtmcnla on Capitol Hill. Another cye-wiUicss related a' story. I Iu was announced to speak on one of Ihp excilitig questions of the day; am loud threats were uttered, if he dircx lo appear, ho would not leave the hall alive At the appointed hour, he ascended to 111 phlfurm, and, advancing lo the desk, laii his pislnl upon it.- Jin then addressed tin audience, in Icnin ns like the follow ing as our informant could rccolleet: "J-'illuu-Citizint, it is proper when free men assemble for I he 'discussion of impor taut public intcrcits, tint thing shoutc be done decently and in order. I have been informed that part of the bunncM tor be Irniraetcd on Ihc present occasion is the M fassinttion of the individual who now has Iho honor of addrcwing you.-' -I'beg 're spcctfully to propose (lint this be thn firs .business in order.r Therefore; if has conic hero lo-night for the purpose'' in dicalnl, I do not say lo him to let bint shoot." 1 ,i J Here ho pauhcd, with' his right hand 01 bis pistol, aud the other holding open bi Tailor as he was, he was no'mnb. 7 Soon> iftcr he was inaugurated Governor .of Ten-' lessee, a high'aff.cial of. the who Ifad iccti hrcd a blacksmith, presented him with iet of elegant fire-iions, made" witli, big n hands. "I >will give him a return iu remarked thcGoVernor.1 lie bought onie of the finest blaek hroa'd cloth that could furnich, procured a set of ailor's sot the Judff'c's inca- i- f t urc from bulor, and itmde a, complete nil of clothes, setting every stituh and presented them to his friend. Tho rork, we are told, was all done in the Gov- ernor's loom in the Stale Hbuic. The happy carer of the garments l pronounced them a icrfcet fit, and when we heard, the Ptory, ulS5S, he had them N. Y.> PAILIHG EYESIGHT ill the sight is beginning to fail the ru'.s should ha favored as mueh as L'hia can be i !i 1. tilling in sneh an snill ,IIow llie light lo fill page orscw- ng obliquely over the shnuhler., ,J a' IJy not the'eyes for elich ptir- bynny or before sun- te', or after 5untet. u. uso of the ejes in the morning before breakfast. VJtl-i'r 4.- I'y resting tliemJ n half a minute or ;o while reading' or sewing, or looking at itnall by looking ut a.Jis- anco or up in lliQ.skj-, ilcly fult in so doing.! 6. Never pick any collected matier from the eyelashes of the finger iry'lf; it uitlisali- i and rub it auny with the hall of, thc'fin- gcr. '2 J i J t n 0. i FrequentlyJpasa the'bnll'of the fin- gers closed iio-c Ibis carries off Vater into the IIII-H; itself, ,by mean.i uf.tlie' little cinul wliieh leads into the nostrils from each inner corner of the eye, which canal lends In up in consequence of Ihe slightest nflaniitiuii which- attends weakness of the exes. 'i C .'_ Keep the feet always dry and warm to as lo draw any of blood from Ihu other end of the body. S. Utc cj e-glassea at first, carried in tlic pocket, ullaehed lo a guard, for ihey are instantly adjusUuV lo the eyes little trouble; n hercas, if Common fepce-la- are used, stleh rt process in required to get them ready, that to savo' the cj cs are often drained (o answer n purpose. AVash tho ejcs abundantly morning. Jf cohl water be be flapjied against the closed eye with the fin- gers of not striking'hard against the ball of the oyc. JJut .Would seem a holler plan lo'open the eyes in pure, blood -warm water, because warm water ,i more' penetrating than1'cold more readily and rapidly any hardened mal- ttiat may be about j the, lids, and is' inore soothing md more nalunil. ._, ]0. The moment the cyc-s feel tired, the very moment yon are of an cffor (o rcid or sew, lay aside'thc book or' liccdtc, and take a walk anliour, employ joursclf in Bome aetiic.cxerrisa not requir- ing Ihc close use of the ey s Juur- nnl ttf Ifealth. r t' LIFE? The merelapse of years is not life. To cat, drink, this certainly in not life. In all-tins but a poor fraction of tho consciousness of-lmmanlly i and the's-ttictilics still whieh make it warily wliUq to he. K uofvl edge, truth, love, beauty, goodnpis aud alone can give thcoucchanism of ex istcncc.--TJic laugh of llirongh Ihe 'that- bring childhood Jure near) thc'douhylhaLmakcsusmcditalc tho death tliat1. startles" (.with 'mystery', th' hardship .which forces us to nni the in trust all the :nourislimciiliof'our natural EH> v utvvt _- n- 't con r rj J 'it-'T vcrftlton or op'U'halcly Cslartlcdr do vile lost his Uil. j should ho jrherc should ho out giringmuch-timo-forrcfleclroir; replied ''To.i gin palace, for bid retailed -lent tftbykj) olilJi'loj Tho Grent Steamboat DiaaBtoi-.'Y si! q'Jestion, the late' blowing up _ f thc'stcamcf Snlla'na, on the (tended, as it was. wilh a loss of nmlrejljliri, 13 one of ciita reuorded in. the annals uf time. Noth- of thu kind can bo compared to lie" burning of the Catholic; Cathedral :in: Chili.-a'ycar or two since. nagnitude of Ihe horror is perfectly uliock-1 ng and astounding. Tho most of ourrivcr nd ocean accidents fade into side of thia overwhelming' waslobr lerrible and calatniUius as' many of them, lavebcen. j 3 i When the dispale-h was Cret ndulged the hope that there might'bc some. nistakc, for the-number lost was' p'crfcclly' judging by past [t was an accident that.w'dl carry and desolation into thousands of fa the West, over whom already tlic misfortune have darkly gathered. II the- terrible and saddening cpisoJcs tot fttnm rTrnurl he war', there is none" to cscccd ng, burning and drowning near 1'fJOrf beneath the turbid, yratcrs of ,thq Jlisaisaippi. bloody 'tragedy thithaa cji going on for the.last four, darhcr scene of woo than .and culminating accident. t r 1 i 3'hc Bccnes of distress -and suBcring'tliat occurred on board the doomed stcamcr'pacTli ed so closely Trith its precious living can hardly be .estimated Humanity revolts from j the .con tctnpjation. There- wcrci of our but gnllant sons', irho have been languishing Tor iriontlis and years in Southern length the'jight of( homo beamed and ,tho of, their forrqwu drew neat ila- end. Tha prison doora.vcre opened, nnd, with beating and thonsands'of the late" [aces GailyJtKo''ateam6r'i upon, the jroud- Queeu of (lUvcr3, vanilf_nH East as i steam, couldhcarry them ._tlicy..ire'fn botnc toward that North, where existed all their affections and) fond recollections.0 As the distance before them became less and the visions 'of ati'd brighter, "JTbcy thought and children, .of _thcir, tlicir fatliorsinnd mothcrs.twltom thoytTforn mon to clasp in'a fond embrace; nflcr and horrible absence. They'wVirb returning from the war7ncvcr to "go in'RiiijJ expectancy they oj[ old and, anxious friends, i7ho pcrchanc'tTiiad "iien them up for lost, -j They had "passcdieafely all iljirt- the perils of Iho thc'espbs'urcs' of the and the auflur- Iho first time years. ...Alas! fatalJinoment Iho boat was rockcd.tcrribly, nnd art explosion was heard that llfo death-knell of Aaif not cnougu.fur the' horrors 'of Ifio scene; 'is if u broken legs, and trunks waa -not eulficientlyiufaMial ifinf.w'as Ihut'inntt Jcrriblo n'nll eonsuniing of nlijth'e lieL'Sl up what Ihe it. bcncatlT tlie 'cnulfio warcs. bcncatlT tlie 'cngulfiog ?f Oh th'c, Horrors of that" scene L n j g j A .U I portray them? frantic backward', and foniarS; the thel erica of anguisli, terri- hlu burning.boat a sccuo of ipa nium _ In_a few ntinutcs all was over. i" -p tIJii t fearful jCrpsyl aud charred wreck Uoll.of tho proudTftca'aicr with itsltyo'thon- 'that a "short "Unio'-lbcfiilo was slcaming-raptjlly nga'inst tho "rcnt'of the1 SlissfssTppi. The blpoil of- tho survivors of l of it.. A Lucky Tiflfto, notes tho irrij-al'thew'bf-SlriHcnry Sherman, -of tlio Shcnnaii oilharcILiiu with litllo capital and baud manuablaboiLii) seek fur oil id.Pennsylvanili.jV.Hc wells, allot W "Ifh walclOti; "clothing, get means lo.aojjn wil i f i ssi tvip-ffii to WW SPAPLRl ;