The Elyria Democrat from Elyria, Ohio on November 30, 1870 · Page 1
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,1 iVOV.EMHEK 30, 1870. VOL. \ mtta UW.-UN' (UVSTITbTIOXALIS'l IS WEDNESDAY OP EAOH WEEK I'" 1 . S. Oflea HI Eli/a M(»o£, 2 A'oow Tf.lt Ma : l l i . l l r . - o »,,in,; roar. . .. . I N V U I U I I I . V is- A1 n ,'.,,.,. tl (X) 1 , I t l I -,,|u H i is l.-liiln.rsK,!,!,,, . i - l t l M - m o n l - i H i l l h , . i i u o i i c o | i l o o r t h e wlio w i l l I liu-h M " ·I " H i,;" I' :i el) ·!".:· :i IKI .1 INI MX) m e n «MNI and ion-.pl w i l l l e l o u t I · l « -| 1 !!!!,* i 1 V. S (») i t i - j l |, ( -r ,.,,, II,. I,.,- ... n \ i n u - i , r. wi, S I M Mm 1 7 so Yj INI 7 (xi iti nil 15 ,J, !i IV |.J oo S J | » I X ) S O O ·'? J) so INI ui TM ;; J 3 INI w INI Ml (Jl mum. r.r lli^i " fiiMMllim' . 1 ), ,,,| |i,|,, m ,| ||, M .,., U , , ' Ti.|i,,.iu,m. r |, l u . AT J. E. Brooks Go's Xh'.tTKM SKAT KM Tea and Table Knives, , ,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,, |irUMlp , Hut hath ,,! ,1,, ,| And on,-,, a,(aln ,,,, ,.,,,,,,,,, ,),,,,,, W||lm , ,, 1}M| llnok thon u i u m h i , hoait (In, Hwmmy nM ^ uiiiv-, lhu loai- to start, ami ,u-o| oniollon ' T , ,, ,", 1 "'"''" m " r """"I'ltislilnif I him Iho roll-nil,.,,., M,,KI , S ,,,- ,,,,, ,,,.,,,,,,_ K A w u k u w l l h l n iho onloatCs ho.irl a voaniln i III III-, stilus Cioni t'l-un-s |mih«-ay tni- -- ii ml then, j u s t ns tho "licll of waters' oninoil up around him, H.irging wni.sl d r o w l i l i M s o l f l i u o i l i o -run drawing iho boy after him (award (lie snore, whore a hundred hands hundred the ropo. worl I HI II (XI H t N l 1111.1 « (XI 'Job, Printing. * - In Hi, I., . uont.M I'OCKK'i' Jl UT ' ' A'.\V ] ' S L K H i f f JtKLi. LAP JtOHL'H iv|,.,, m .| in · H ' S I N K S S C A l t D S . A I ' T O K N M A N It . V I . U l l i , l l h l i , n m , N - . | . l . l l l i - \ T . I . \ W . . \ i r o i t N K \ - M - . I . \ \ \ . n.it:i \, n . wii.i . \ ]n u-'l. o In tho st.ii,.. ir.si n i x i i t ' t anil( n o i i l , U" - I - 111 I l|,h. ,','! A nV^'rih · '. M.VtTS, A M iuiTSt.ur.oK-.vT-i. ('. W. .ruluiston, A T r i i l ! N i : \ A S I ( d l - N ^ I M ' l l t ^\ l l n i i l i ' i l i UHU'O In I V W i l l , l Clnirte.s J)» vw ii Ct.r In..- n n : \ i : v . vi. KM- nfllu- I - , ' , I II X t l O l l l l .-.I t l - l l i . . no O i l , look U l t l l k l h . l l .Mn.Miii| ill H i s t n ' " ' " " 1 l " I,H I h O B l l l l u l , ( .,i|,, s umo ,inKln,| uM (re ' 'I'" 1« Wu an- ton human lo ooinloinn a hiolhoi'i ^'vicliiincu Iho »iumi toiniitailoa, If It r.mni! Wouh! juiivu us Ho.ikor tai thai, many aiiolli Alto, n full «locL of HARDWARE! of nil klmH to sU-loh wo oall HIM i i t l i - n l t o n of l, m I I N J. I. MKOOKs. ,v i (i , ' (||iolu- Iho Dopot. 1JOOTS A N ' I ) S1IOIOS. M. W, Cogswell Co., A i c ivf,.|\|iiK(lu-lr Kail Stm-k of Boots and Shoes, A STUUOGLK K O U J . I F K . Jiv JOHN KSTI:N COOKK. The i-Qcent terriblo freshets in Iho .lames, I h o Slioimndonh, and other Virgmia rivers, recall to. my memorv an incident w h i c h l.wilncsse'd at . a Uiclirtioiul more t h a n twenty vears ii"o II occurred at "iho falls''-6ppos ! i(u w h i c h the city stniuls-- n point nl. which Hie river, r u s h i n g over a bed of rocks more or loss ulcvaled above t h u surface Iroiii a vaiicty A. H. M h i l i r N 1 ) l l ' ' M. 1). "" j I, u l i c - ' a n i l Mii-n's' T.r * uf and Clolh i ll« \ 31 !,, IS M i;. i» V; Kcofy, l i i i K . i N - i .i , ·,!! I 1, 1 t,, l i c . » a i n l \\',i|king I'.inils ; Gent's nml l!,n s' Cull. Kip mid Tltii k K i K i l s ; C h i l d r e n ' s In gie.U \ a r k - l y , A 1 '!, nl Or Rubljcr of rapid slreams, in winch it was at Hint timo the habit of boys to swim. W h e n the river is low, I besc streams are c o m p a r a t i v e l y snfo to bather, if hu is n guod s w i m m e r ; t h e Dili, whim the c u r r e n t is swollen by rains, t h e y become very violent and d.uigiTous-so dangerous, Indeed, that 1 no beat swimmers i n n k e haste lo L'et to K l i n i ' / t ° ili'iiggiiignt the ropo. ' That row momonls' struggle w l t l i ilio fury of tho Mood WHS ono of iho most exciting Incidents w h i c h I Imvo' evei £ ,'rT °'L T , 1 , 10 MXiClnelo was Indeed lorn nil. 1 ho lives of n m n ' a n d b o v him"upon n llii-ond. A t h r i l l rmi.ihrongh all liuiii'U; a loml exclamation followed. Hie boy had disappeared beneath tho waves-- tho ropo p u l l i n g him under-and then n huge, iJnmdcrliig, remorse- loss wall of Ibam rushed over tint head ol Iho young niiin, too ; hu Bunk, the torrent. swepl over him, iiml not n trace of either iiiuii or boy wns v i i l b l u U then". onr/.od eyes of tho lookers-on. ' " A m o m e n t nfionvni'l what nruniccl two corpses- were drugged to ulioru onl pi tho cu mm I. A (I oxo n hnmls emi"!.! them, mid n feeble m o v o m o n l of Flic yoniisr mini's hand indicated t l m l h c was not deiul. Ho foil for Iho ropo n r o u n d nis body, All eyes wero t u r n e d in |||.u direction. Tho ropo luul buried itsol nearly, c u l l i n g i n t o tho flesh: he was siillocaliiigl Tho ropo wns severed Instaiitlv, n n d n long breath from (ho v l o l o t l l p s f n d i i . n l . od tho i m m e n s e rollof. An i n s t a n t nf- lenvard tho young mini rose to hit, feet, and, as ho iliil so, I he boy, who had boon assiduously cared for, II|HO opened his eyes, tillered n deep 8i«h,niul I h c n s m i l . od. l i e was snatched from tho Very laws of i l o i i l h ; and the courage of an tmkn.owii friend hud alone S'lved h i m ., I looked .it Hint friend. H o w n s . s m i l - too llll( 1 receiving, w i l h I h o m o d o s t HANKSGIVING SERMON I I K I . I V I ' I I K I I II V Rev. B. T. Woakes, AT T I I K Hpiflcopal .flhuroh, Elyria, November 2-1, 1870. " A l l III) it-»i k4 (.hull iiralM- tli.'o, O Lord, and hy Mini, Mi,ill |,|,. M th,',,, _;,,,(,,, 1|jj. iQ Assembled a« we arc t h i s m o r n i n g n obedience lo t h e cull of ihe 1 )f,(lm Nation, I ho Governor of Hie i 1 uid At (he t i m o m e n t i o n e d I was bathing in the falls, w h e n Iho sudden using ol Ihe si ream warned mo of thu coming danger, and I hurried from Die water. In an i n c o u e c i v n b l v shori space I h e river rose several feel j'and, liall'nn hour afterward, thu w h o l e b r e a d t h of of a brave man, the praises of iho crowd. 1 t h o u g h t at one t i m e T was "one" Ihn boy said to h i m , fceblv. The brave j o u n g man laughed, "I o n l y ask one thing," he said, "that he man who cut that ropo will sell mo I h o k u l l o that c u t i L l " Uw »f IheChurch 'or llu l i m n t h e ,,elivc d u l i e s of our ' I n i l y avocation in order to luko o u r ) part In Iho n a l i o i m l chorus of T h a n k s H i v i n g lo our God-- let us lift our eye lo the ovei l u s t i n g hills, which s t a n d ' s llrmly, mid to Him who mado (lien Kiilnrge t l i n landscape of our vision deal w l l h ourselves and t h e events nm lie does always, w i l l i n g l y or miwliil,i(r. ly, reflocl homnge lo big Maker. l.el us now dwell upon ||, n second proposllloil yf Ihe 10x1, "Thy saints shall blnss Ihee". Crciiliun iiiani.nate, nnd man in i h e generic (j,.nse, praise O'od, in t h a t ilioj, "" c o "" u l«»'«*lyiolhcin«c]ves.ri)flccinfm in His might and s k i l l and providence; b u t - i t Is the p e c u l i a r i t y o f ' H i s saiiils His holy ones, that iheir w i l l , their nllec-' lions mid t h e i r Joy are enllslcd in i h j s i priiino; nml Hiey cxpu-v, il in w o r . U u n d | mils of grnlilude. H is (heir pceullnrl. ' t y thai ' " nml sorrow, llmy ,; 0 fo| . ft ,;,,,,, ( j nK'.ln .heir pon ion ere they obl.fn ihelr An(lwl,il, n v o , v ,,, t | Mini \\hon l,o i n a n i m a t e cnnnol, n..o« "iiemycomeih I n n s r t r "od riiny lift lip u «landnrd ngnlnsl him, nnd put him to Ilighl." A s it eongrcg.il Jmi, tvp m . p , )0 , w j,j ) O u t cnnsp for llini.kmincw. Tl.oso services ii which w« «.. 'mud, delight have not l)C'm onoosuspended. O n r S f . n d A v c o i t - /)'(·!/ill inn l.it«.t i . . . . ." Boots and Jciiuls, of all .J. (' : M-.li.;; P o l l r r . .!-: - n - i i . · . . ' . ' . r M.ui. i i i n - i i', ,, n i i r in ;in in.I , «l»i i n .. hum ,),) | no; .-.;:, ' ii n, -.1 ir jUriition |i ilil lo innkitii.' Hoots an, n-* t.- unlf r l iiatotn «ul k \\,irr.iiui'cl L K A ' I ' H K i ; A X I ) K I X I H X G * T.\'.: C n . l i i . i t i \ i M ^ » II M M .J. J. JJ M M J N K r i i -ii \ \ is. .iii-H I'llilu-n-, l.,li i W.M. I I . TL'C'Ki:!.'. Cb voynncor and BJolary Public, \A * 11 I. nUoiid ]ironi|itl\ ( n u l l IM t m .-. i-nti n.|. I f od to liu i-aio, sn, li a l i - n t i n ; and ^i-llin.' l:,-.,l I -uio dr.mln,- U,. I,. Mi.ru i,'. -, 1 r us. u ills ,\, . ,\,- ( - . n ' t l l i l l \ u n li.tinl ]»nc on sh.o t N o t u v M. W. I ' d i i s j W K M . A ( i). (I II. l-~« I I . - -ill-si-i, |-l UihoiiCioihinglliiil WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEV/ELRY, i st.in- .i l|. , HI I ) .It Aiiili.-i-t. m.i.-l, .-.,..-11.11 ro f 1 V ' T . \ l f X i ; i N ( J , SOAflSTH^C -|-||V,|;X|-.I;!K: M i - n - l i u n l Tailor, ,.|\,-1 i i i t i n it, · l,,i-.|tin hiai'lvol A New Supply -s was n roaring, raging, f o n m i n mass of waves dashed against lliejng- k'cd rocks, to fall back in clouds of foam. I lie spectacle was ill once b e a u t i f u l and Icrriblo. Thu ciluens had hastened down to w i t n c s x t h e sight; crowds lined the b a n k s j and all eyes were dim-led toward iinyu'.s bridge, ngniust winch thu waves were beating w i t h over-increasing force--when s u d d e n l y intelligence ran t h r o u g h (ho crowd thill n boy who bad been sivimmiii", was (-might on n mass of rock, in m i d - c u r r e n t , in thy rails above. \\ i l l i Ihe rest 1 h u r r i e d lo the p o i n t live so iminv of i n t e r e s t , mid rcaehod the banks op- - posilo I he rock niion which tin: Ijov hud taken refuse. It, ro.so nljout IIfly yards from t l i e shore, and was already environed by ibc r n y i n u c n r r i i n l w h i c h b u i l - cd a r o u n d iLthrowiii;.' up clouds ol'foam. The boy wns a b o u t .sixteen, slender, cii- l i r e l y naked, for lii.s dollies had boon 1'O.VT !· A l l , I () 1 , ' K A I ) . \ x - 1 \ V 1.1 in 1 A F I K S T - C.'.ASS TA !!.(!{, A n ) .1,,- n. iu iircii HIM! ( ) in ,K«- ,ill k i n N of M I! s' nml I l i i Y - i - ' - I . o ' i - I I I M ; In Hi.- von l.c-l - I j Ii- |,rl,-..'- Hi i ...innol I, ill lo 'ill! Unix- t Iril \\ 111 (III \.i w i t h tlit-ir |» ilfon,i|.. \\'c li.i\*' a INO on l i u n i l ' FALL AND WINTER GOODS OK I't'i: MAViTAirri/iiK, Al». nn iiMortnu-nl of HATS AMD CAPS, W n l i h « « « i l l -I'll n l i . - i | , i . - i l | i r l f i - H . ( a l l u n i t i-.s. i l i i l l l . - A l i r p n n l s 'i.-riii.'ini l-o-it,' I;,' ,'!.,· II,,ii,,., .Mnln l . l n i .Man li J ) . 1STO i Of Fall and Winter floods, I : K A U Y - . M A D K CLOTHING, GKN'T'R I - ' U I C N I S I I I N G GOODS, HATS, CATS, T H U X K S , t: Tliu nbovr- irnoiN will be solil nl Iho Inn PHI ui.ir- 'l prlci-i. I'm lli-iil, u nttc'iill'jn l.-i ualk'il lu llni MERCHAN TAILORING l i i - i m i t i n u n t . w l i l i l , l~ miller the iimiinKCiiu-nt « iiiicol' tho licit c i i l l w M In I l i u u u i n i t i r . U" 11 '[1'll. US eat snlm-iiiii-r, ,,t h| Iliivtry, U',.| i|ii.ili:j of ' . UKKK, H;TT(;X, I-OKK, -SALT M K ATS, c., l i l i L nc M ,U soil at Ihij lowest mai-l.t-t |ii-li-c. lli i n u r n l 101 n,,. i u.,,,, ivi-chcil In lonn.-i years. iirjiul-i-. lo ilu Ins liuit to n i i - i l t ll» jinli iiniiKi! t n o | i i l l l - w . W . I . A L N D O N . J a l . t ) d, U'O. 18tf '.il M a i k c l , n c \ t iloor n hamt Ihe \iO l"-' s ' VKAL, James A, C:I-:NI:K.U, Electro, Gold and Shver Plater i ..... IMrt-ct, J ' n r i l c u l a i - A t t o n t l ] : i , V U I A , 0 . in All in liinnclip-.. I 1 I I V O t 111, IWitl. Iii ndilltlon t,, (|,o nhovo, wliicli c-nnlil..., n,o toil.i neiiily nil k l m l « ofMiirlilno 1 1'lMiriiij;. I'.iiiiiniiuo (iln-IH-(l, nml w»i-k ituiir- Kn .\ i :"\ .JA.MI.-S A. TITt;, I'.lyrlii, A. TI .|S.|y ·John llntclicr, an.) IX VRVAll AND SALT ill-: ATS, KI.VIHA.O. K l y i l a , A ii TITJO'S MKAT MAKKIOT. r n i l i : i , i i i l « r l K m ' i l would n^iicctl'ii'.ly announce 1 l o t l H ' i - l t l i o i i H o f H I v r l u tliitt liu hns niii'iii'il ii li.'W Jfvnt MmU-lnii Mnln ilreot, o|i|io«lt« 'l'o|i- HlPi ( un IKK'" Kiwtiii-y. « hciu hu w i l l ho hitpjiy lo nuu't l i l i I'lli-niH nml all «lm nniy I'avoi 1 him will, llii'h- iintniiinxi'. N""'' hnt tliii hi-,1 mialllv ol mo il » i l l ho I.L-|it on linnil, w h i c h will fie sold llio l u n u a t i n u r k u t |ii-lco. ,..,.,,,,,,· o^. t J ( J I I I 1 1 I'.. JIuobc HOIIHO Jc*\vclry Store. 1'I(,'AI. Watchmaker nnd. Jowolor; nlm, nili'nliii-ln l-'lno tiolrtmidSllvor WMi-ho-i, Clocks. Gold Jewelry, Spcclnclci, Pocket O u l l c r y , Yankee Xo- lions and Toys, Musical Jjoxes, Accordcon8,Vi- olins, Violin and Guitar Strings, ' Harmonicas, MEERSCHAUM, and Other Pipea, .Vc., c., Ac. i-hm. Clm-kn nml Jonolry llt'iuilrpil on IOS; I ' O W D K H FLASKS anil SH C cinl * »c..l.o I IOIIHO. Klyrln. 0. ·KMy FOR SALE CHEAP. i Aiahoi'-l, 0.;lulii'i-8lsl,lSW. (il washeil n w a y ;nnd we could sec t h a t IK wns w h i l e w i l h iho a n t i c i p a t i o n o s w i f t l y coming destruction. Hi iliiug lo a small mass of shrubs grow ng out of i h o rock, and his eyes weru i l t c r n a l e l j t u r n e d u p o n the furious tor- -cnt a r o u n d him and upon the ci'owi on shore. M n n y h u n d r e d persons had q u i c k l y as- umblc.l, and each one h u r r i e d l y sug rested some means ot' rescue. No bo.it 'ould l i v e l o r n m o m e n t in such n tor- I r e n t -- t h e waves w o u l d have dashed il | l i pieces agaiint t l i u rocks. The o u l v | possible m e n u s of saving t h e boy's life ] ·.reined lo bu for sonic one lo swim lu him w i l h it rope; but lo a t t e m p t l l r i l (appeared to bu going lo certain d e a t h ; nml, i n t e n s e as the pity and s y m a p t h y of tin; crowd had become, no one seemed w i l l i n g lo essay tho desperate enterprise. _ M e a n w h i l e Iho water stendly io.se higher, and grew over more threatening. Itoi-ks in Ibp run-out--on 1 .) largo one e s p e c i a l l y -- w h i c h n m o m e n t before had been v i s i b l e J I I M beneath (ho Mir- fncc, now entirely disnppeored; I l i o roaring waters steadily crawled up the tho sides of tho m a s s ' u p o n w h i c h Hie boy stood ; mid nt hist Hie angry waves washed his very feel, has he cfunir des- p a i r i n g l y to t h e s w a y i j i g sliinbs. A few m o m e n t s now, all saw pli.lnly, w o u l d ond the tragedy. Ttie u n h a p p y hid w o u l d q u i c k l y be washed away or submerged. In e i t h e r event lie would be w e p t to the jngge,d ledges below, and his frail form dashed lo pieces. The cxellmonl of Iho crowd had now become intense. Every one hold his breath, paralyzed by the spectacle of a h u m a n being about to bo swept to des t r u c t i o n . All at once, however, a loud shout arose. Kvery one hasloncl to the vpot whore n in-ui wns llirovnng oil' bii clothes. A brave spirit had resolved to a t t e m p t t h e rescuo of (he boy ; and I h u r r i e d w i t h I l i o rost lo look'nl him. AH I reached him ho had strip pod linked f o r l h o d c s p e r n l o wrestle. Ho was a tall, p o w e r f u l l y formed youii;, man of t w t i i t y - t w o o r throe a p p a r e n t l y nn employe, it wns said, in 0110 of tin groat manufactories on tho river, am his clear, brnvc eyes gave no sign of fear W i t h o u t a word ho addressed himsol lo his perilous work, Goiutt up Ilio river bank one on wo hundred yimlaabovo, he lied the end of a ball of t w i n e to his body, m o u n t e d u p o n n ledge, made a vig. orous divo to reach tho open current, and rising, struck out vigorously amid the huge waves. The crowd shouted, and thon held llieir brcaih gn/.ing a t i h e figure of the swimmer, who seemed more leaf upon Iho f u r i o u s torrent. Jle was swept along like lightning, dashed over tho liugu hidden rock I have mentioned, nml through the groat mass o I foam which marked i t ; a m o m e n t afterward another shout ascended, like a roar from the crowd--Ihc s w i m m e r hud reached t h o rock whereon tho boy stood, nnd luul clutched a h u n o l u o shrill) which enabled h i m lo draw himself tip out of the cauldron. We could tlicn follow nil his movements. Thov wcro rapid, decisive and self possessed. Indeed, not au instant wns to be lost. Tho wnler boiled nlrondy over (ho s u m m i t of the mnss of rook, ibovo which only tho bending s h r u b s were now seen. The y o u n g man lm.sli- y drew toward him the, twine, to w h i c h hose on shoro had attached a ropo of ho six" of n garden lino, The ropo at ast reached him ; ho clutched it almosl 'lerculy, lied' it (iround the boy's waist, then in t'o same manner sconrcrt it irjuwl liis own porson--ho MI inlvunco Sjxmk K i n d l y to thy Mother. Voting man, speak k l n d l v (o your m o t her, and courteously, t e n d e r l y of her. l i u l a l l t l l o t i m e and you shall sac her no more forever. Her eye is d i m , and her form Is b o n f , and her shadow falls toward Iho grave. O t h e r s may love vou f o n d l y ; but never again w h i l o lime is yours, shall anvoue's love bo lo von ns that of y o u r old, trembling, weakened m o t h e r lias been. Through helpless i n f a n c y her lln-ob biug breast was your safo protection nnd suppor.t: In wayward, lesly boyhood, she bore p a t i e n t l y w i t h your t h o u g h t l e s s rudeness: she nursed you safely t h r o u g h a legion of ills nnd miil- Her hand bulbed y o u r b u r n i n g brow, or moistened your parched l i p s ; her eve lighted up Ihc d a r k n e s s of n i g h t l y vig. il, watching sleepless by j our side us none, h u t her could watch. Oh. sneak not her name lightly, for you cannot live so m a n y years as wonl'd siilllce to l l i n n k her f u l l y , T h i n u g h a reckless circumstancoi w h i c h s u r r o u n d us i t llieir proper proportion nnd relations lo t h e I n l l n l t u A l m i g h t y , before whom wo s t a n d UN marks of I l l s erenilng skill creatures of His daily and abiding'euro Discern ourselves to bo Indeed poor w i t h o u t H i m , b u t ns In Him possessing nil things, llecognlro Him ns the nu- Hior nnd giver of c \ c r y good and perfect gift and ourselves nl the host estate b u t recipients of I l i s bounty, who can- lot in Ihe feeblest degree repay Him for [is care. And when, (liroiitfli rullcc- (ion and m e d i t a t i o n , wo have restored such a moral balance lo our m i n d s as shall c n n h l o ns t r u l y io renll/e t h a i in H i m wo live and move and have our being, t h a t from H i m we derive n i l na- llonal, social and religious good gra- t u i t o u s l y , wo shall then bo prepared to u n i t e w i l h all o t h e r the people of God in praising Him for His benefit*. I'roof ngninst Ihe assaults nud suggest i o n s of those t h o u g h t l e s s onos, who, ungrateful to God lor past men-ici, can, to-day, rccogni/o no items calling for t h a n k s g i v i n g ; and who, careless of l l i e i r country's moral and material wel- I n l y , and t h e y welcome w i l h pious jov Iho return of ihc annual o p p o r t u n i t y of i i n i l e d l y expressing l],rir B |,idnoss'he- foroOiel.ord in t h e courts of I l l s House. natlng In some hcnris under the quickening inline..,:,! of (he Holy Ghost, mid thai before many m o n t h s have passed, he w i l l bo p c r m i t l e d lo gather sheaves T i i o - i r s t o b j e c l e a H i n g , o r U n h o l y in'«;;;.,;, £ ^ ' e x e m s o i s L i f e i l s c l f . 0, m a n , J i n s t I h o u I !,, nil ,,,,,, h l l h c r t o ihou dost l i v e ? Is it po-siblu i h n l so thy ,ips can render ,,, of Ihecolieet praise fur c, , ,,,, i' in l-'imllies and lu ir.lens nnd sorrows n nit IJuUsthoro D i v i d u a l hearts secr.'i for uu fur c,,,,,ion .eranee, nre (hero no No ' - ·· It.vo " I l i a t lo live ex- no prnisc? I k n o w OIK- t u n y be..j fails to recall'lo m l n . l ? omc so e x h l u s t e d by sickness, liai-r.ns-! ,-ich received sim-e In, i . \ i . I « . ^ » I \ L U HUH i: l u s t tvu rt'icurillCll ) n e . , . p r e s s e d by oM-cnmsiam-cs-. ibis day of festivity m-u.y peculiar and .iiinei,ie.ioi(i(.;,.irliir.;,ami e.«., ; npe personal mercies, in bodv, mind « 0 ul l^ may nppear desirable. )!,,( f a m i l y or subMnnee.? If,,TM , . ° " .' nnd i m p n l i e n l y o u l l i , sho is your sullor and solnco. Ton bright m a n h o o d she guides y o u r steps for I m p r o v e m e n t ; nor even llieti forsnkcs or forgets. Speak g e n t l y then, nnd r c v e r e n l l v , of y m i r m o t h e r ; and when you, loo shall bii old, it shall in sonic degree, l i g h t e n fie remorse which sbnll be yours for o i l i e r sins, to k n o w that never w a n t o n l y have you outraged t h e respect due lo y o u r aged mother. T r i b u t e to Women. At an a n n u a l b a n q u e t of t b n Wash- i n g t o n Correspondent-,' Club, the fol- l o w i n g tons! wns rend: Women: Tho pride o f t h e i r proll'es- sions, and t h e jewel of ours. To w h i c h Mark Twain responded i part as follows; " H u m a n i n t e l l i g e n c e cannot estimn w h n l we owe women, sir. Khe sews i u t i r b u t t o n s . Sho ropes ns in nt ehurc fairs ; she coulldes w i t h u s ; she i c I N i w h a t e v e r she can Iiml out about Hie II He private all'airs of Iho neighbors; sli gives us- good advice and plenty of it she gives apiece ol'licr m i n d sometimes nnd sometimes all of it. In all the re lalions of life, sir, it is but i i j u s i a n grateful t r i b u t e lo say of her ' H i n t she i i brick.' Wheresoever yon place wo run, sir, in whatsoever'position o r e s talc, she is an o r n a m e n t to the plncesh M-eupics nnd n treasure lo the world Nook nt Ihe noble names of history Nook al Desdfimomi! Look at Lucreti llurgi.il Look nt Joyce l l c l h ! Lool it Mother Kvc! ( repent, sir, look n lie illustrious names of history I Lool it Iho w i d o w Maehrcel Look nl Lu ;y Stone I Look nt JCliwibctli Cad; S l a u t o i i ! Look 'it (.corge Fraud' Train ! And, sir, I say it w i l h bowci lead and deepest v e n e r a t i o n , look n .ho m o l l i e r of \Vashin,;ion ! Shu rai«ci i boy who could not lie--nnnltl not lie [Jut lie had never had any chance. I n i g h t have been dill'ercut had he be ongc:l t o n newspaper correspondents club." ' ( M a r k looked around plncidh on Ills excited inu'icuce nml resumed :. 1 repent, sir, I hat whatever poultloi on place a woman she is an orimme.n o society ami a treasure to Hie world As a sweetheart sho has few equals am no superiors-. As a wealthy grand mother, w i l h nn i n c u r a b l e distemper she is precious. As a wet iiurso sho Im no c(|iinl among men. What, sir wotilii Mio people of the earth bo without wo- m e n ? They would bo scarce, sir, nl- mighly scarce. Then lot us give om support, our encouragement, our sympathy--ourselves, if wo got nelmiice." Muke Them TOxplaln. When (ho Uadlcals tell you they have reduced taxation, says Ilio Kliuira' Daily Gazette, make them explain how it is I hat (he taxes pnid in lt!70 will exceed those of 1809 over thirty m i l l i o n s of dollars ? Ask them how it happens Hint the i n t o r n n l taxes collected in I860 anioiint- d to §157,125,220, while those of 1870 w i l l exceed one hundred and eighty n i i l i o u s of dollars. Ask thorn how H is that the people from 1801 tolSBfl, during Iho entire period of the war, paid only seven hundred and ninety-two millions ol'dollars lit taxes, while in (ho Ivc yours since (l|o wnrclosed they have )cou called upon to pay two thousand .hrcc hundred and forty-throe millions. These aro facts shown by the reports of Radical ofllcon, whllo Iho party leaders ire, harping over Ihcrocliic-tion'of taxes. In Clmi'ltoii, Iowa, lives a widow by he name of'lioyer. Slio has thruo girls he oldosl.Rlxlccn ycni's old, who Inivo lis full, \vilhotilassisl.inco, excavated at ollnr, walled it up properly, dug half ,n acrii of polatiios, turnips, c., ami ilaccd t h e m in t h e collar,' and are now eady for Iho winter. Good girls, who houliVbecarefully liusbaiulca. ; " fine, can, in t h e present aspect of her nll'airs, discern no cause for gralitude. My design, by (lod'shclp, is gcnlly to rebuke t h i s s p i r i t of I n g r a t i t u d e by showing, First, That it is the f u n d a m e n - tal law u n d e r which t h i n g s created have received l l i e i r c x h l e n c e -- n a m e l y , t h a i they sli'ill praise (iod, even should llieir praises be r e l u c t a n t l y given, or bestowed w i t h o u t I n t e l l i g e n c e ; nnd, secondly, by s h o w i n g that it is the peculiar olllee of the R n i i t l s to bless or to giv: i n t e l l i g e n t l l m n k - , ' i v i n g for all (hiiig*. Kir-,1, the general proposition t h a t "nil (.'od's works shall praise Him." This i s t l i i f u n d a m e n t a l l a w o f t h e i r cxisl- eniv. They aro very great--".Sought out of all those who lake pleasure therein," ( t r e a t i n t h e b e a u t y n n d s k i l l manifested in ( h e i r proportions and a d a p t a t i o n to Ihc IIKC and enjoyment of man; hut I n f i n i t e l y greater in tho fact H i n t a l l reflect Ihe power, wisdom and benevolence of their (.real Original. "The heavens declare the glory of Clod, and (he (irmnmcnl showelb His h a n d i work." The phtnctsry system, w i l h its periodic revolution!) nnd returns, per 'rom lis c o n d i t i o n is h a p p i l y r.ire.nml would cneriilly yield lo (he s u n s h i n e of bu- is h i g h l y valued by every l i v i n g t h i n g - o r s u b M n n e o ? Hnvc we not been pruscrvcil from come thre.iiciicd cftlnm- ity, or obtained eomo olijent of proper as to these peculiar people. U is said of t h e wicked t h a t ihuy are, dead w h i l e limy live. To nouo is ilio motto, "het -ipiiroprinle n« t r u l y , in Hie us live while we live, to the ChrlMian. Not, hope which has of n wholcsomo not properly been of licftvon'fl mercies to Then lot sense in w h i c h ilio sensualist expresses] li, but us tin: joyful heart-feeling of n servant of n gracious Lord, who pralsrih God for e.xistenceas forade.-iH- fonliof lire, and iisclh it for t h e s c t l i n Mis Glory. li. Cot-vriiv. And her c u s t o m , centers ihc chief l bought o f . h l g l us.lo-day, tlnd time to bo alone in secret in tho closet with Him from whom com' eih every good nnd pcrfct gift, and to Him whose eye rests wilh complacency upon each praying o,- praising creature, lender ihc gratitude of j.raiw, from rcasonableand religious hearts,and thus cause (h«e very mercies lo be scaled, comlrmcd and snnctiiled by the Holy i Ghost. And what If nl some period, , porhnps, by HJITOW has been ours; w h n l i f d l f f i c u l t y our gladness to-dny. ^Vitboittn soil on [ h u n g our p a t h w a y ; what if which to rest his foot nml style his m e i i t , n l m o , t s e v e r i n g licail-str m o u n t a i n s hns sometimes over- bcrcavo- ·strlngs, has iliminlshcd the domestic circle, shall wo not. w i t h carnesl, though with chastened , miiiils-. recount our prcscni mercies and piaisdho L o i d ? Above n i l , i n view of ihc word of His (trace, the comfort of His Spirit, tho atonement and Ihe undying loveof Jesitu, the promises for timo present nml ihc scrip!lire-hopes concerning tin: hereafter, lei us bless and j n i ' i g n i f y J I N holy inline. j There nre a few here who would h-u-.l- j l y claim to be w i t h i n the number of iho , siiiiiisof (;d Pardwi inc,lcar friends, I if I have nppenred (o exclude jou from --·'--*'· ««-*.»,,. ,, S;;T:^TM£;S;±;± ell'oi-1. " ' c o u n t r y , man is desolate indeed. Scull hns well expressed t h i s in the words: "llro.illicv iln|p a mini w i t h Mini ». .loinl, Who IH-XCI- lo hnn-i-li h.iil, ,| l, 'I'llI' U in; ,!»· iv n.iilt-o land! Wluwr lio.nl hn Vr w l i h l n lilin bitrir.l Ai linn\uirl ho IU r»iKI|i lurn'-l r'linii v\,indi.||iiKon ,il'o,vl«n lr.nnl: If »III|II|»M.-|IIV,,I|I.., KI, m n i k him w o l l , I Ml. i in.., |,i,,u,i 1,1, n,,,,,,., ·I ho- IHIMIT HII.I |wir, Tho uivti'lK.iiMf.'iiliutol nil In .elf, l.lvliiK, hiill fiirffli Mr renown, Anil.liiiilily.ljliiK. ^llnll pi .(own To Ihe \ll.« i l u « l from uli.'in'v lii'h|,ri rinsopt, unliuiiore,!, anil ttiiMiiis,-' ins brought out some of the noblest :hnracier.s in Secular and Scripture History. I n (ho H i h l e it asiumes t h e c h . i r - aclcr of n v i r t u e w h e n i l rofleeiMlinnkv- For if you have only been ac- cuslomcd hiihcrlo u n w i t t i i i g l y nnd unconsciously io praise your Maker in ,....,%..,,.. . v,....,,,/..r, ...... ,v. .,, ,,u,- !«,.«, ,,, u v i i in.- w i i i - n i i r c n e c i « i n n n K v - ,-oninnnv u - i i h ( l , . i , - , . i . i .1 i n , forms Ihc samo Joyous task. "Day u n t o giving ,« ««,!. Of man's du, y to exer-! I !"' 0 , I ±. ±J±'^ ' S d-iy n t l e r o t h speech, and night unto night showcth knowledge" of the glory of (iod. · ' W h n l IhoiiKh (n -nth-inn hllrnt'O. all Movenninil l l , l « d i n k U'nc'lrl.il h u l l ; Wlnil IhoiiKh no lu.il \oli-o or -ouml A m l i M Ihi'lr ludliiiit urlis ho I'm,ml; In roiiMinSi-ni- lln-y all i.-jiilci'. A n i l attoi f o i I h a glot Ion:- voli'oi 1'or OUT sinking a-, th 'I'lui hand (hat inado u And as wo look over the earth and not its c o u n t l e s s objects of beauty and mi ily, nnd the d'ver.sily of eonlingcncic u n d e r which they exist, nnd the pin poses-for which (hey are made nnd s iidmirnbly f i l l e d -- n a m e l y , the comfoi ., . . , . t h i s v i r l n u vc req.m-e »iid ihc cold u n i m p no purer ,,,,,,,, bcsill ^.. w o i k s o f l l i s lo do ." example limn t h n l ol our Lord who j ,-,,),,, l h c exuberance of a willing, grate- wep over ihe coming dcsolalio n o f J c - 1 mi heart. Above n i l , pr.iUe. Ill ,,*,*,,, t rusalem. I h e n a t i o n a l mercies which you hnvc been spared and i h n l ihroujrh. to-day m.ght be enumernied are loo .Jesus a way of salvmlon Is vot open n b u m l n u t to be rofemid to specially. V en. miopl the Ungungo of Dnvld, fiiistoiiaucc nnd development of man providing for th« m u l t i p l i c a t i o n iis species In that best moral form a Hint his nflspring shall in t u r n glorif llioir .Uakcr here and people (hu spirit mil realm of heaven. Surely in propor ion as wo look, relied and observe 111 fulness of tin; s u p p l y , the plcntcoiisncs of the i n s t r u m e n t a l i t i e s by means c which man may possess h i m s e l f of Ilia which ho most needs for Hie accomplish n e n t of his own highest work and des iny, we can lu.rdly fall lo delect am iclio Hie unspoken strain of adoration F u r l h c r ; gn/.e w i l h the eye of (he nnlomist upon Ibis physical s t r u c t u r e of man, so fearfully nnd wonderfully undo, whoso formation in delicacy nm' )crfcction defies all tho learning ol ihilosophy thoroughly lo explain. With lower lo soar above nnd to subjugate 11 lesser tilings to Ids dominion, who vns originally heaven's noblest work, nd who yot bears evident marks of is high origin--dolh not t h i s won- rotis piece of mechanism praise (iod? Vnd that, even w h e n in thu rebellion nd pervcrscness of his heart ho would i l i i l l his own counsel nnd accomplish i-t own wicked .uid selfish ends. For von as tho ocean 1ms its limils which cnnnot pass, so hix:h God proscribed e works of the, wicked ns Hint their (forts shnll bo frustrated nt tho vory lomoiit of their expected success, nnd io issue and the t r i u m p h shnll bo upon 10 Ride of good. Thus even Iho wrath man, contrary to his proud hope and o l n r m i n a t i o n , shall, ^Impcd and con- -olcd by a Divino superintending hand, raise God. And whether we look on im in his physical beauty, 111 a spool- on of creating perfection, or coniem- alo him ns nn intollis'oiit creature lekiug, and sometimes attaining, his wii ends, YJO must acknowledge thai. We nro compelled, therefore, (o rcg-trd t h e m in (he aggregate. fuller thcgood hand of our (.od, wo have been spared n share in those wars which aro desolating some of the most p o p u l o u s and once flourishing parts of iho older nations. Knjoyhi", peace nt home, our count ry,hcr i n t e r n a l improve.- innnlii, her conrncree, hci ediicalional, her c i v i l and religion* institution!:, hnvc been blessed w i t h a Inrgc inensiire of quietness and prosperity. An.l In pi-. portion as her population ha^ increased so have her p r o d u c t i v e resources been developed by (iod'.s blessing upon Hie band of i n d u s t r y ; and Hie statistics ol (he N a t i o n a l Jin run n scarcely lell of n year of greater abundance. The clouds invc dropped down fatness, Ihe sun hns not w i t h h e l d his shining, i h e M i y h l the m i l d e w , or (be palm worm )ms no lestroyod Iho promise of Iho spritif, imc. Tim boughs of Ihc trees and Hi M-nnchcs of tho v i n e hnvo bent hcnc-xtl he crimson nnd (he purple cluster I'ho cattle have gone forth i n t o grcei nslurc.s, and lain down b u s i d u u l i l l wa ers. "Thou, O J.ord, (Illcst nil thinu" iviug with plentcousness." "'J'hoi inst crowned the year w i t h (hy good, ess," "Ml t h y works praise thce, 0 AM'd, nnd t h y saints give t h a n k s u n t o lice." IJut while alljiiotaclunlly vic!oiii,'can Ven. "Whnl reward shall I rcmlcr unto Uico fcr nil thy lienolli ? 1 will lake (he cup of s-ilvaiion, and call on the name of lhc Lord.' 1 An ill-bred man -- Asickbakor. A Inil that never wags-- A carl tail. Heasis of Iho field -- D r u n k e n reapers. Floating capital-- liich people in baih- ing. Can n croes-examliialion ho a good- natured one. The round of n domestic life-- A hoop- skirl. Very ot fail l o b e in some degree grateful or these temporal mercies, it remains or God's own people lo render ('hanks or Iho gifts of His grace, ihe coniiiiii- nee of His word, and for o p p o r t u n i t y worship Him, unmolcsled by (lie res of the Inquisition, and w i t h o u t lour I ' l h c d u n g o o n of (he persecutor. And ere permit me (o assure you, dear rclhi'cn, that this item for (hanksgiv- ig is no mere form of words. There oins up before i h c eye of ihe church, Iho light of prophesy mid lu (ho facts f ihc age, ft cloud, at present no bigger may bo (ban a man's hand, which ·H-elclls a great religious and political, osslbly a' world-wide, struggle, when 10 snluls of the most high God will re- uiro large supplies of that fnith n n d p n - encc which their Lord alono can furn- h. When desolation nnd persecution Wluil is home w i t h o u t a pi -no ? quit-l. A horse may go it blind, but ila drlv cr shouldn't. Sponlaneoiis combustion--Blazing up nl nil insidl. Waves I h a l are harmlcs«--The waves of ladies'liandkerchiois. When i s n n ox not nn ox? When it is turned into n mcndow. ··Up (he line," is Californlnii for '·Where the woodbine iwineth." '·What is il (hat nobody wants, yctno- body likes lo lose ? A law suit. l/xwycrs' mouths arc like lurnpiko gale-i---never open except for pay. Bakers, in one rcspo-l al least, follow Nature--They lise in lhc yeast. 1'aisy M u r p h y calls the vehicle in which ho carls mud a whecl-oelpedo. Tho way for people lo win golden opinions is to have p l e n t y of brass. A farmer gathers whin he sows, whilo seamstress sews what she gathers. Some ".iris are l i k e old muskets; they use n good deal of powder, but won't go oil', I f you wish lo show a p n l r of clonn lands ne.vcr try to wa»h llieui al the sink of I n i q u i t y . liin" else, a man never succeeds until le gels'hl " ;ll « l '"· L u a t f - i m e - of cards ix goo.l deal do- )enls on good playing, and good play- ng on a good deal. In Bates county, Missouri, on TUCS- av last, John lllti was married lo Mary li'hs. It was a "palpable hit." Is there any good reason why u man vho never pays his booi-makor sliould lot be culled a fruo-boolor ? A baldhcftded man may always .ex- jcct to (Ind a friend and sympathizer In i manufacturer of ^vi[r8. KWSPAPERl EWSPAPERl

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