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AN INDEPENDENT WEEKLY NEWSPAPER-DEVOTED TO MATIEES OF: GENERAL INTEREST TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE.
a'. VV.; FURNAS,
Vscsi Street, bet Kiia Kid T7iter,
' '. ' ( Lake's Elock,)
" V. r.ROLE, X. T.
f,ri''Tsr''inrir-at in adran;), S23 ;
TATES OF DYEKTISING:
0,; , 12 Et,m' or less,) one insertion,
tjehTU'Awti insertion, ;
- thTee.inmths, -.
. fix months, - .
v ob Tear.
ijiaea Osdi-JrEnea r Ie?3 SM JCar
lmcCIani4..ee year, '
Oaeial? CUasmitB? year, .
U!f CoMura, six Eati?,.
kill (im", three ia cs,
(k ; Tin will be roircd-for all adrcrtise-B,-.p'a
Upt "-bre actual rwrwnsibility is knowj.
TVs fjr eKbs U added to the
' Sunir "r,aiac:s "Carls of five Eecs or less, for
"j,).iverti?aents ill be considered tjtbe year,
V-riS'd on the- mnu?cript, or .p reTiouilj
-J.'n Wtfn the parties.
' 'rprtiwneirts- n-t narked pc tbecpr for a rpeci-
fI ncVtvir of inert!-?n3,wia be continued until or
'j.? -. a.Tii charr-d aocoriin'r'.?.
i'' s-lTetiaTineiit from strarrcrs cr transient pcT-
.jricTi'le? cf yearly adverliFCT! will be eoaSned
rr-i'T i' thIr own" k.usfil?''? ; and all adrertisemente
therrto, to be paid for extra.
' AH isu:4 airerkiinictts.cliarse-l SouUe tic above
riAli5ts on tbe iiiside eirrlosiTely will be
Hi f 1 1
' Bill Re,
SKiPPlKQ BILLS, BALL TiGKETSj
J erfTT-otherkina of work taat may be c&.uea tar
'fcavipc pur.-Lx-'d. i cDnection wiik the "Adver
ser7 U?e.aa exteesive and excellent variety of
tf "a; Utet f'jlS we are prepared to do any kind of
rt ment'i'Tned ia tiie a.b.iTa CiUdouc, with neat
, t-i and dispatch,
The Proprietor, who, havinzhal n exten?nTeex
f ;ioB. will pve Li; personal attention to thb branch
-C ia;n',. and hopes, in hia endeavors to plea?e,
b.rh in th ex-f'lcire f k:s work, and reasonable
-.ar'-.io Teeive a fhr.re ef the public patronage.
.' OSCAR-F. 'LAKE & C0-
M - AHD : LOT AGENTS.
Ero-cmville, 17. T.
A. S. EOLLTDAY, IL D. .
. ' J Tig Otstot3riciax-
' EI10WXVILLE, X. T
" S-licit? a share of public patronage, in the Tmrious
'. nche of hi rrofeasion. frum the eiiispn n'Ti-mw-fi-
'rUie and Tkinity.
' W. HOBLITZELL & CO.,
TnOLESALE AXD KXTAIL IEALEES IX
f: DRY GOODS. GROCERIES.
,. C O UNTR YPRODLIC'e .
BROWXYILLE,' X. T,
:: 'MISS W. TURNER,
A""d 3ExceES3 TLZalxcr.
irst Street, Istreea Hsin' axd Vater,
BKOWNMLLE, N. T.
.; 'Htnnfis end Irivtmings elircys cn lanl.
C. 7. Y7HEELER,
.ARCHITECT AHD BUILDER.
T. L. KECIIETTS,
CAHPnrrEPw aitd jonns,
J. D. N. THOMPSON,
ATTOTJiiEY AT LAW,
: LOT AND LAND AGENT;
Corner of First at:d At7ar.t:c Streets,
Er.OW3TILEE, N. T '
Td attend the Courts of Northern lEssouri, Ne
P;k. asl Western Iowa.-
: JAMES "VT. GIBSON,
.m Second Ftrect, between Main and Nebraiki,
Lr.OVrNYILLE, N. T.
n- r- snrrr-, s. c. czzzz.
3IUDD & HUGHES. -
ST. LOUIS, no.
feies T Circulars,
THE VrESTEEN nOSEES LA5D liOTlLO,
- . A XT)
DEALER IN REAL ESTATE,
Oil AHA CITY, N. T.
jVT"Land carefully located, and entered for cus
tomers. Lots and Landi bocjrht and sold.
E. M. M'COMAS,
XE2IAIIA CITY, X. T.
Tenders bis professional services to the cititeruof
X- E. HAEDING. G. C. tlXiOTGH B. P. TOOXCS.
iiardiiis, ia;.::oua-i & go.,
JL'ait.f aciarrrt aaci irio7fcZ Dealer im
HATS, CAPS k STRAW GOODS,
Ho 49 Hxin. street, let. CIxtb asil Pias,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Particular attention paid to Eaaaufactinix oar
nest Mule IIit3.
A. L. COATE,
J5rOYXYlLLE X Ell AHA CO.
JTehraika Territrry. .
- MJCKOLLS, RUSSELL, & CO.
WHOLESALE AJiD KXTAIL PEAIXSS VS
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
Iledicincs, Dye Stmfs,
Saery, Xoots Shoes, Hats & Caps,
IRON, NAILS, STOES, I'LOWS 1c
Also Turaiture cf all tinds, TTlzdo-w SuX &c
A. D. KIRK,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Land Acnt 2J:J Notary Public,
Archer, Richardson county, Jf. T.
VTII1 practice in tiie Courts cf Nelraska, ateisted
by Eurdins and Dennett, Nebraila City. ,
JACOB S AFFORD,
xlttorney and Counsellor at Law.
GUNEUAL EN" SUTLJJN'CE AND LAM) AGEXT-
Anrl I otiry Public.
Tfebrasta City, Nebraska Territory
"T"T 7ILL attend proajptly to all buisnesB entrasted
V to hL care, in "S'ebraska Territory and West
ern Iowa. ' - - " - '
Septem"er 12T 1S55. Tlnl5-ly
SPRIGMAN & BROWN,
RAILROAD AHD STEALEOAT
And General Commission 3Ierchants.
No. 40, Public LaEcIins
Nebraska City, N.T.
. L. iic'gazt,
BRADFORD, MeLEXXAN k McGART,
SOLICITERp IX CHANCERY.
Rrownvillciand Jiebraska City,
BEEG pcrmacent;y located in the Territory, we
will rive our entire time and attention to the
practice of onr profession, in all its branihss. Hat
ters in Litijntion, .'jlIections uf Debts, &les and
rorchases of Ke;l Estate, Selections of Ijjids, Lea
ting cf Land Warrajats, and all other busineis en
trusted to our munasment, will receive pTomptand
faithful attention, i
S. F.'-SnekolLS Tebrasa City,
Kichard Brown, '
Wn. LTolIitzell S Co
HtHL, James Crai,
Hon. James 31. liiighes, -Hon.
John R. Sber-ley,
Messrs. Crow, JleCrearyi Co.
lleasrs. S. G. Hubbard k Co.,
Hon. J. IL Love,
St. Jasrph, Mo.,
St. Lcuis, Mo.,
U 4C U
Jane 7, !Si6.
A. J. rOTTLETOX. TX. S. BTZS3.
rorrLrrrox t byers,
ATTORNEYS AT LAAT.
And General Land Ajrent!,
Land T7srrcnts Bought and Soli
LAND ENTERED ON TIME.
FECIAL attention given to thereleelion and en
l try of Lands for Settlers, and all otters deirin
Land Claims, Town Lot and all kicds of Eeal Es
tate, bought and sold and inrestmentg iaade for dis
JOHN S. HOYT,
County Srrcyor and Land Agent,
Land, La tic 2 out Town LoLiDrAftiitg City Plats &e!
Ecsidence and adlrcs
AKCCEK, Eichartjon eo,, K. T.
J. 17 ART Cl SOU
O .TT ft TT '
Oreroa, Holt County, 3Iisonri.
KeepconsUntly on hied alldcscrirtlonof LTanseri
Saddle?, Dridles.ici. '
N. li. Erery article inour shoq) U manutictnreii
by oarselre-nd warranted to givu sitiificticn. !
W. P. LOAN.
ATTOnUEY iW, in!;.
LAND VND LOT AGENT.
AECHLTs KICIIACDSON COUNTY, N..T.
CLITXR ENT. "VTC. . CJ.SF.17.
jaee3 r. riitr. An;rsTrs knu;e.t.
. OLIVER BENXETT & CO.,
- llanurictsrers and Trb-iluaila Dealers in " ,
(FcaKSLT,N!.lci,(Kx Ecr " ux ANiLr;t-sr.)
ST. LOUIS, HO.
OF Eichardn county, X. T, wi2 attend promptly
to all busiaess in hij profession, when called oa:
such as TaTia Tai.KcrdiiT--Claim SnW-tirii:,,.,
n h T1HT n
NEMAHA QOUNTY, fN. T., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1857.
TIES EOT T7Z3 CCETTD.
Soma few years ago, a lad tvIio ttos
left Titliout father - or mother, cf good
natural abilities, went to New York,
alone &'id friendless, to get a situation
in a Etore ns errand boj cr otherwise,
till he could ccramand a higher posi
tion; tint this bo v had rot into -had
commxiY, and, had crot in the habit of
calling for Hs'bitters" occasionally ,
beeassa he tlionght it loohedmanlj.
He smoked cheap cigars also. .
He had a pretty good education, and
on looking over the papers, he noticed
that a merchant in Pearl istreet wanted
a lad of his age, and he called there
and made hh business krown.
"TViiilk into the office, xay lad," said
the merchant, "ITl attend to you soon.'
TThen he had raited on his custom
I ers, he took a seat near tie lad, and he
enoagh. t:My boy," said he, "I want
a smart, honest, faithful lad; but I see
that you smoke cigars, Jind in my ex
perience of many yeara, I hare ever
found cigar-smoting in lads to be con
nected with various other evil habits,
and, if I am not mistaken, your breath
is an evidence that you are not an ex
ception. You can leave; you will not
John for thit was his nameheld
down his head, and left the store; and
as he walked along the street, a stranger
and friendless, theounsel of his poor
mother came forcibly to his mind, who,
upon her death bed, called him to her
side, and placing her emaciated hand
upon his head, said, "Johnny, my dear
boy, Fm going to leave you You
well know what disgrace and misery
your. father brought 011 us before his
death, and 1 want you 10 promise me
before I die that you will never taste
one drop of the accursed poison that
killed your father. Promise me this,
and be a good boy, J ohnny, and I shall
die in peace."
The scalding tears trickled down
Johnny's caeeks, and he promised ever
to rememDer tne dying n oras 01, nis
mother, and never to ilrink any spirit
uous liquors; but he soon forgot his
promise, and when he received the
rebuke of the merchant, he remember
ed what his mother s:dd, and what he
had promised her, and he cried aloud,
and the boys railed at him. He went
tn hl lodin. and. throwing himself
upon his bed, gave vent to his feelings
in sobs that were heard . all over the
Rut John had moral . courage. He
lin.l fTiPTfrv and determination, and
ero an hour had passed, he made np
his; mind never to taste another drop
of liauor. nor smoke another cigar as
long as he lived. He .went straight
back to the merchant. Said he, "Sir,
yen very properly snt me away this
m3rnin for habit3 that I have been
guilty of; but, sir, I have neither
father nor mother, and though I have
"occasionally done what I ought not to
do, and not followed the good advice
cf my poor mother " on her death bed,
nor done as I promised her I would do,
yet I have now made a solemn vow
never to drink another drop of liquor,
nor smoke another cigar, and if you,
sir, will only try me, it is all I ask."
The merchant was struck with the
decision and energy of the boy, and
at once employed Idri. At the expi
ration of live years,- this lad was a
partner in the "business, and is now
worth ten thousand dollars. He has
laithfully kept his pledge, to which he
: owes his elevation:
Bovs. think of tills circumstance, as
you enter npon the duties of life, and
remember npon wliat point3 of char
acter your destiny for good or for evil
depends. Northern 1 armcr.
. ; IS TEES 73 EHIA2irEI)1 .
Sir David Brewster make3 the fol
lowing remarks relative to the sun:
"So strong has been the belief that the
sun can not be a habitable world, that
a scientific gentleman was pronounced
by his medical attendant insane, be
cause he had sent a pper to the Royal
Society, in which he maintained that
the l?ght of the sun proceeded from a
dense and .universal aura, which may
afford amide light to the inhabitants
beneath, and yet be at snch a distance
aloft as net to he among thcrn; that
there nay be water and dryland there,
hills and dales, jain and fair weather,
and that as the light and the seasons
must be eternal," the sun may easily be
conceived to be by far the most bliss
ful habitation of the whole svsten. In
less than ten years after this apparent
lv-extravcrrant notion was considered
a3 a proof of insanity, it vrs maintain
ed bv Sir. TVilliim Herschel as a ra
tional aad probable opinion, whicl
might he'dcdacible from his own ob
servation! cn the 'Structnro cf the
f Ih I II
- r7inssi Etrsnrcs.,-
None but 1 centle thoughts should
visit cur hearts as this sweet hour;
and - though Bad, they are but tranquil
breathings of Heaven. How often
does a shadow fit o'er the spirit, dim
ming its sunshine;" tho feeling that all
that is bright must fade, even as the
waning twilight, - which reminds ns,
that in the fair forms which glide around
us, as well as in the flowers which spring
up in our pathway, the elements of decay
lie concealed. ' ;
"We need not, like the Egyptians,
have an image of death before ns in
our joyous hours, for alas! he ;is ever
visible to the mind's eye, chilling ns
with the reflection that the crystal
fountain of life" may be congealed by
his very breath.
None can tell how soon they may
exchange the balmy air, for the noi
some tomb; happiness and sunshine,
birds ong and flowers, for the darkness
and deep silence of the grave. Even
the very tree3 seem to sway gently
with a soft, dirge-like melody.
Death is ever claiming his victims;
and hundreds are now passing the
portals of life, gasping for that breath
wmcn wiuoon cease to animate xneir
frames. - ;
"Why is it that we have wild dreams
after beauty that never fades, if it be
not that a brighter clime awaits us
with glories which timemaynever dim,
where tri.ght angels clothed m glory,
welcome ns with song3 of fay, and
lead us triumphantly through the
golden streets of the New Jerusalem;
"Cloads, winds and stars their task fulfill
Ours ta trust ia Heaven." CoaA.
' A P2ZCIQTTS T0ETH.
Tommy, my son, what are you going
to do with that club V
4Send it to the editor of course
'But, what are yon going ;to send it
to the editor for V
'Cause he says; if any one will send
him a club he will send him a copy of
his paper. ; - j
The another came pretty fear faint
ins, but retained consciousness enough
to ask: - ,
'But Tommy dear, what Io you sup
nose he wants with a club?'
'Well, I don't know,' replied the
hopeful nrchin 'unles3 it's to knock
down subscribers as don't pay fortheir
papers. ' :
A Peettt Seeaiox. I. like to see a
pretty child, pretty flower, but in a
sermon nrettiness is out of nlace. To
my ear it would be any thing but com
mendable should it be said to me, "You
have given U3 a pretty sermon." If I
were npon trial for life, and my advo
cate should amuse the jy "with " his
topes and figures, burying his argu
ment beneath a profusion of flowers
of rhetoric, I would say to him, 'lut,
man, you. care more for your vanity
than for my hanging. 'Put yourself in
my place; speak in view cf the gallows,
and you will tell your story piamiy
and earnestly I have no objections
o a lady s winding a sword with rib
bons, and studding it with roses, when
she presents it to her hero lover; but
in the day of battle he will tear away
the ornaments, and use the naked edge
against the enemy. Robert Hall.
The Minister's Call. An amus
ing incident occurred a few days since.
A certain lady had been much annoy-
edby the ringing of her door-bell by
the . mischievous boys in the' vicinity,
and determined to be made no more a
fool of by going to the door. In the
course of the forenoon her minister
railed to see her, dressed in his sprucest
manner, he ascended, the steps, and
f entjy drew the bell nandle, when tie
lady .shouted from the entry:
Tsee you, but; if 1 catch you, I'll
wTinr your neck.
The affrighted, jrenticman lmmeai-
D . , it 3?
ately rushed down strairs through a
small crowd of young scamps, and has
not been seen since. -
A YocattoS. A gentleman loafer,
recently arrested in Cincinnati, being
questioned bv the oScer.as to his' vo
cation, renut-u j
" "Sir I am a Doctor," I have cured a
pain in the head of ravigation, and
drawn teeth from the mouth of the
Mississippi. I have anatomized the
sido of a mountain, tiisterea tne loot
of a hill, felt the pulse of an arm of
the sea, plastered a cut on the hand of
nature, and cured a felon cn the finger
of scorn." : ;: " i
A magistrate of Rochester havin::
to Ms door with '"out cf tie eifff9 cn it.
fir-i-:iv i ri ir.'.i cr tur. a. uuia.t vt. cc iiu.L tu va
Some was affixed undemc
; Laziness begins in cobwebs and ends
in chains. -It creeps over a man so
slowly, and imperceptibly, that ho is
bound tight before ha knows it.
1. TVearin of tliin shoes and cotton
stockings on damp nights, and in cool,
rainy weather. Wearing insufScient
clothing, and especially upon the limb3
2. Leading a life of enfeebling,
stupid laziness, and keeping the mind
in an unnatural state of excitement by
reading trashy novels. Going to thea
tres, parties, and balls, in the thinnest
possible dres3. Dancing till in a com
plete pre:?piration, and " then going
home, without sufficient over-garments,
through the cool, damp air.
3. Sleeping on feather beds in seven
by nine bed-rooms, without ventilation
at the top of the windows, and especi
ally with two or more persons in the
same small, unventilated bed-room.
4. Surfeiting on hot and very stimu
lating dinners. Eating in a hurry,
without half masticating the food, and
eating heartily before going to bed
every night, when tne mind and body
are exhausted by the toils of the day
and the excitement of the eveninsr,
5. Beginning, in childhood on tea
and coffee, and going from one step to
another, through chewing and smokin"
tobacco, and drinking intoxicating
liquors. .By personal abuse, and phy
sical and mental excesses of every de
, 6. Marrying in haste and getting
an uncongenial companion, and living
the remainder of life in mental dis
satisfaction. Cultivating jealousies
and domestic broils, and being always
in a mental ferment.
- 7. Keeping children quiet by giving
paragoric and 'cordials, by teaching
them to snck candy, and by supplying
them with raisins, nuts, and rich cake.
When they arc sick, by giving them
mercury, tartar emetic, and arsenic.
under the mistaken notion that they
are-medicines, and not irritant poisons
8. Allowing the love of gam to ab
sorb our minds, so as to leave no time
to attend to our health. -Following an
unhealthy occupation because monej
can be made by it.
9. Tempting the appetite with bit
ters and niceties when the stomach
savs, no, and by forcing food into it
when nature does not demand, and
even rejects it. Gormandizing between
10. Contriving to keep in a contin
ual wcrry about something or nothing
Giving way to fits of anger.
11. Beinjr irregular in all our habits
of sleeping and eating. Going to bed
at midnight and getting up at noon.
Eating too much, too many kinds
food, and that which is too hiirhly
12. Neglecting to take proper care
of ourselves, and not apply early for
medical advice when disease first ap
pears, lakmg celebrated quack med
lcmes to a decree of making a drurr
shop of the body.
13. The above causes produce more
sickness, suffering, and death, than all
epide mics, malaria, and contagion, com
bined with war, pestilence, and famine
Nearly all who have attained to old
age have been remarkable for cqua
nimity of temper, correct habits cf
diet, drink, and rest for temperance,
cheerfulness, and morality. Physical
punishment i3 sure to visit the trans
gressor of nature s laws. All commit
suicide, and cut of many years of their
natural life, who do not observe the
means of preventing dis case, and of
T7AlTXGTCirS LAST rQXZSTS.
Gov. Wise, of Yirgina, delivered an
orarion on the 4th, in wMch he thu3
describes the last moments of Wash
ington: He died as he lived, and what a
beautiful economy there was in Ms
death! Not a faculty wa3 impaired,
not an error marred the moral cf his
life. At sixty-six, not quite threescore
years and ten, he was taken away wMle
Ms example was perfiecL : He took
cold, slighted the symptoms, saying
"Let it go as it came." In the morn
ing of the 14th of December, 1799, he
felt sever? illness; called in Ms overseer,
Mr. Rawlings, to bleed Mm. He was
agitated, ' ' and WasMngton . said to
Mm, "Don't be afraid." When about
to tie up Ms arm, he said with diincul
ty, "More." After all efforts had
failed he designated the paperhe meant
i IOr IliS UU LiiUU iuiucuw auMUi'v.Ui
and said, "I find I am going, my
breath can not continue long. I be
lieved from the first it would be fatal.
Do'vou crrange my accounts and set
tle my looks, as you know more abor.t
them'than any one else, and let Mr.
Rawlinrrs finish recording my other
I letters which he has begun." Between
five and six o cioci:-i:c said to hisphysi-
cian, Dr. Cralk, "I feci myself going;
you had better not take any more
trouble about me, let me go off quietly;
I can not last long." - Shortly after,
again he said, "Doctor, I die hard; but
I am not afraid to rro; I believed frcm
I should not survive it; I
my brer.th can net last long." About '
10 o clock he made several attempts to
peak t Mr. Lear, and at last said, "I
am just going, ilave me decently j
buried, and do net let my body be put
into ths vault in less than two davs
after I am dead Lear says, "1 bowed ,
assent." He looked at me azain, and j
said, "Do you understand mei" Ire-!
plied, "Yes, sir." "'Tis well," said he.
And these were Ins last words. Just Uv
before he expired he felt his own pulse;;
his hand fell from his wrist, and George
Washington was no more.
UZ A3D TTATrn.
A quart of water Is daily passing
through the skin of a sorad person.
It evaporates through the minute open-
mgs which cover the whole surface, !
and if these be plugged ! up, is com- j
pelled to travel through the kidneys,
and gives rise to internal disorder. j
Ablution, therefore, if sound health is j
to be preserved, is a duty of the first
importance. Pure air is also essential
to health, and at night the free supply .
my hrsi attach
of it 13 of especial moment. Eacaj At a late firemen s supper at Bar
sleeper draws into the chest, about ! lington, "Edward Bradley gave thefol
fifteen times in every minute, a certain S lowing toast: "Ladies of '50, like the
quantity of the 3urroundingatmospiiere
and returns it, after a change in the
body, mixed with a poison. One hun-
dred and fifty grains by weight of thi3
poisonous ingredient, are added to the
air of a bedroom in one hour by a!
single sleeper, more than one thousand j
during the nignt. Lnless there be a
sufficient quantity of air to dilute this,
or unless ventilation provide for a
gradual removal of foul air, while fresh
comes to take its place, health must
seriously be undermined. ,
- - "V W m .
Yes say, does your religion go
pocket deep? Were you converted
only in the upper story the old man
only scalped or was he killed dead ? j
Does your religion reach only down
about that "unruly" member, so that j
cut your head off, and soul and body
would both be damned; or were you
converted right down through, from
head to foot, "soul, body, and spirit,"
pocket, pocket-book and all? Not
merely the ceppers, three-cent pieces,
and smooth fourpence; but those dollars
and Eagles, and Y's and X's? Say,
friend, when God converted you, did
he convert house, barn, cellar, corn
cribs, potato-bins, meal-bags and all?
You have been praying for a. "deeper
work of grace" how deep will you
have it? pocket-deep? You have de
sired to "feel more deeply" how deep?
pocket-deep, or do you only want to
feel skin-deep? You don't feel as you
want to; well, perhaps you never will
till you feci in your pocket more.
Just think about these matters, will
You feel for your brother; well,
just feel in your pocket. You feel for
the poor; well, feel in your pocket.
You feel for "the cause;" well, feel in
your pocket. You feel for poorpreach-
err, well, feel m your pocket. And if
you feel there you will make others
fecl, and feel very thankful too, that
God has some servants whose religion
is pocket-deep. -
."0,1 don t believe in talking so much
about pecuniary matters' you don't,
eh? Ah, well, guess your religion is
not quite pocket-deep vet. Tryagain
;get a little nearer Ilim who "wa3
rich" and "became poor" for you.
You feel rather pleased when God's
blessings come rolling into your purse
and dwelling that's all right, but the
Lord Jesus said, "It is more blessed
to give than to receive." Now, don't
shrug your shoulders so, Fm not going
to beg a sixpence from you; don't be
alarmed, I wouldn't ask you to gire
me a dollar for all the money you have
in the world. Don't fret; all I want
to know i3 whether your religion is-
pocket-deep or not. Just think of it
a little. I don't ask whether you would
scatter every thing to the four winds
if 'you knew the Lord was comin?: so
that you coaldn t use it; but whether
you are as ready to open "the bag"
now when it can be of use, as at - some
other time, when it will be scattered in
haste and fear, and do no one any
good, and perhaps will do much hurt,
as ha3 often been the casein time past.
In a word, is your religion pocket
deep, cr 13 it only skin-deep? (Smo?$
A lady passing through New Hamp
shire, observed the following notice
on a board :
. "Horses 'taken in to grass. Long
tails, three 'shillings and sixpence ;
short tails, two shillings'
The lady asked the owner of the
land the reason for the difference t f
price. He answered:
"You see, ma'am, the leng tails can
brush away the files, but the short tails
are so tormented by them that they
can hardily cut at n.l.
A man killing hogs became vexed
and venting spleen, wished they were
"Oh, dear me. what can he mean:
exclaimed a little girl who heard him.
the awful wretch
wants his provisions sent cn
Wheee t.tas I? At Kenwyn, two
dogs, one of which was tho parson's.
- ere fi"htin" at the west end of the
church. The parson, who wa.3 then
reading the second lesson, -rrhed out
of "his pew, went down and parted
them, returned to the pew, and, doubt-
; fid where he had left" off; asked the'
clerk, "Roger, where was R"
" hy, down rarting the dogs mas-
cr,' salt Loger.
The cavaliers, daring Comweli't
usurpation, usually put a crumb of
bread into a glass of wine, and before
they drank it, would exclaim with
Crumb well down."
uod send tnJ
fireman s bucket, well hooped; and,
like firemen, delighting i a the exhibit-''
ticn of their hose.
. - -, ,
tq taTe Leard Frank' said an old
gentleman, of the old school, on Mars-
tcTa fron oae Lndav. "one of
the most delightful sermons ever de
livered before the Christian society. It;
carried me to the catcs of heaven."
"Well, I think," replied Frank, ""rou
had better have dodged in, for i;-m'wHl
never have ttieh another cAsc'"
A CoM'iLMED Wife. It is a Llesse 1
tMng for a poor man to have a conten
ted, loving wife quo who will not wish
to live in a style beyond her husbands
income, just because her next-door
neighbor does one who can be happy
ia the love of her husband, her lieuta
and itsbeautiful duties, without asking
the world for its smiles, cr it3 favor.
A Frenchman in Canada thus adrrr
tises Ms better half, who had left Ida
bed and board:
"Notess My wife that's Cutriac
she left mv house shant ax me. any
man trust him on my name that's loss
for you. ' Loctsia FlajdieJ
Two travelers having been robbed
in a woods and tied to tre?s at Ho'tie
distance from each ether, oae of riiem
in dispair exclaimed : .
"O, Fm undone."
"Are yon?" said the other, "tl.e:i .1
wish you'd come and undo inc."
Maids want notMng but husbini:
; and then they want everything.
Make choice of your wife by the car.s,
j not the eyes.
J jako no enemie?: he is insigniScant
r indeed that can do thee no harm
Make other men's shipwrecks thy
Manners make a man.
Many camo to bring thoir clothes to
church rather than themselves. ',','
Some great geniu3 has discovered
that the centre of gravity L- in a
quakcr's meeting. "
The Reason Why.' Why cm ener
getic men like emetics? Because you
can't keep them down.
Why did the songster nsk-thc wood
man to spare that tree.
All Head and Tail. A littl j girl
describes a snake as "a thing that's a
tail all the way to its head."
Fee s'rpTs and slnir'a fuer
Asl all tha fee cctiH, ,
Are nothing when corn pared with tbea
Thoa beit cf fee?, Fs-malj.
Idon'tcare so mich about thibug!'
said Mr. Woamlcy to the Leal (if the
genteel private family in which L? re
sides, "but the fact is, m.rin, Ihavn't
got blood to spare; voa see thai: your-
"No one would tab? yen for what
you are," said an oldfiuhioneil Gentle
man a day or two a no to a vcuag wo'-ubl
be dandy rrho had
core hair than
brains. "Why asl
t::cv can t roar
ntlcman was prcmeni;dinj one
of cur fashionable streets with i bright
little boy by hi3 Side,, when- il
fchow calle-.l cut:
., there zocz aa castor
"Hash, son," raid the fa:h?r, "don't
make any sport c f the poor man. Who
Knows what you may c
f his life sjts, "h: rr.n away
from his father because he disc:
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