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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 July 1875

i ft 1 Henry A. Parsons, Jr. . . Editor THURSDAY, JCLY 22d 1875. EDITORIAL UOIES. A millionaire of Granvill, Wis., has recently mado a will, in whioh be leaves 650,000 to any incorporated town or village in Wisconsin, that will not tol erate a brass band. The Democracy o( Indiana county have nominated ex-Governor Biglcr for Governor, and the ex-Governor tells them that "my personal desires shall not interfere with my duty to my party and my State." Peter B. Sweeney, one of New York's big thieves will return from Paris, un der an agreement between his counsel and the District 'Attorney, whereby Sweeney agrcos to give bail in the sum of $150,000 to meet the indictments agaiost him. Europo has 'tfive millions of soldiers all ready for fighting, with fifteen thousand cannon and a million and a quarter of horses; its united fleets con sist of 2,039 vessels, manned by 280, 000 sailors and carrying fifteen thousand guns. The cost of these immense arma ments is fivo hundred and sixty mil li...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 July 1875

THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1875. Evangelical Lutheran Chrch REV. I. BRENEMEN Pastor. Sunday school at 0:45 A. M. All are In vited to attend. M- S. CHURIH. REV. WM. MARTIN, Pastor Sunday School at 9:30 A M Morning Service at 11 A M Class Meeting at VI M Evening Service at 7:80 P M Prayer Meeting Thursday Evening GRACE CHURCH. 8ervlee In Grace Church Sunday next at the usual hours, 11 A. M. and 7 P. M. ' ' All are cordialy invited to attend. Seats Fbek to all. Car Time at Ilidgtcay. Mail East 4:43?: M. do West 2 25 P. M ftenovo Accom East 9:25 A. M. ts J ii" . a i - - r Local East 5:40 P. M do West 8;20 A. M The Mail' and Through Looal carry passengers, the local does not. A dangerous counterfeit is in circulation on the city of Erie, $500 and $1000 notes local cupon bonds of 18G7, due 1887. Subscribe for the Advocate now, and ret all the news in reference to the elec tions to be held this fall. 'Kissing jour sweetheart," says a trifl ing young man. ''is like eating soup with a fork; it takes...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 22 July 1875

FARM, 4URDEX AND HOUSEHOLD. Cmtln the Ornni. W. A. Anmtroiift,-editor of the Jim bandman nnd efpbrrtnrv 6t thd Now York State Orange, opened tho discussion be fore the Elmira farrnerB' club, by re ferring to a statement made by a member nt a previous meeting that the principal reason of our light grass in these latter years is in tho practice of close mowing by machines, which ho believed was cor rect. We cut oni'grivss at a season when the snn is pouring nymn the meadows his fiercest heat. we remove the natural protection, exposing the bulbous roots or tho timothy to bnrmnsr lient. whereby they are injured, their vitality wcaseueci it lite is not destroyed. omo times there is complete destruction, without doubt.-. A few years ago wo had no complaint about meadows ' run ning out." Now there is general uneasi ness about the grass supply, for good meadows are exceptions and there is great difficulty ovcrywhore in establish ing permanent grass. As a reason for hargiug this to close mow...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 29 July 1875

7 7 HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. YOL. V, HIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THUIISDAY, JULY 29, 1875. NO. 23. The Dislihl Hchool. Tho district schoolmaster was Billing behind his groat book-laden dork, Close-watching tho motions of ncliolars, pa- thotic and gay and grotcrque. As whisper tho hnlf-loalkss branches, whon autumn's brink brocy.os havo como, Ilia little ecrub-tliiekct of pupils gout upward a half-sniothorod bum ; Like tho froqnont sharp bang of a wagon, whon treading a forest path o'er, Resounded the foot of tho pupils, whouevor their hcols struck tho floor. Thcro was littlo Tom Timma on the front scat, whose face was withstanding a drouth, And jolly Jack Oibbs just behind him, with a rainy new moon for a mouth ; There were both of the Smith boys, as studi ous as if they bore names that could bloom, And Jim Jones, a heavon-built mechanic, the Blyost young knavo in the room, With a countenance grave as a horse's, and bis hones...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 29 July 1875

r-i ' II I . tr- A? AW Henry A. Parsons, Jr. Editor THURSDAY, JULY 20, lf!7o. EDITCaiAL 1T0TE3. The Treasury Department is repor ted now to bo the purchaser of oil the bullion yielded by the great Eilvcr mints ou the Conjslock lode for coining ioto money, to tako the place of the present fractional currency. It will re quire about 810,000,000. Tho Milwaukee Wisconsin thinks it a niodciato estimate to say th.it tho proba ble yield of wheat in Wisconsin will he at least 30,000,000 bushels, Rescrv iug 5,000,000 for homo consumption and seed, tho farmers will have a sur plus of 25,000,000 bushels, and the prospect dow is that they will get at least $1 per bu.-hcl lor their wheat. II bo, this would distribute ?23,O0J,0O0 lor the single crop nl wheat. Tho full count of money in the cash vault ol the Treasury is completed, and agrees exactly wuh Gen. Spinner's ac count of what it contained. Even the estimate of 3-0 shortage made when the currency was counted and the trold ta ken accoidiug ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 29 July 1875

Ill MmU. THURSDAY, JULY 20. 187G. E?ang3lical Lutheran Chrch REV. I. BKENEMEN Pastor. Iimlay school at 0:43 A. M. All are in- I to attend. U- E. CHURCH. REV. WM. MARTIN, Tostor. unday Soliool at 0:30 A M Morning vice at 11 A M Class Meeting at J 2 Evening Service at 7:ii0 P M Prayer .'ting Thursday Evening G2U5B CH'JIWH. service in Oraco Church Sunday next at k usual hours, 11 A. M. and 61 1'. M. the , r ' All arecordiolv invited to atteuJ. Seats Fbke to all. Car Time t MHtlgtvay. 1 f.nsl. 4:43 P: M. 2 23 P. M !:25 A. M. 4:45 P. M. 6:40 P. M OVO ACCOin do West ,1 Vi West 8;20 A. M Mail and Throueb. Local carrv n-pru. inn innoi rir.ua Changa ofServi-.e. i-uiug curvitu ju uiuce uuuicu litre1 beginning on Sunday next will be at uiock, msicau oi o o cmcii us uei eiu- All are cordially invited to attend. Our Democratic friends have put forth he name of Jacob MoCauley, Fox town- and James McClellaud, Horton toivn- as candidates for the office of Trcas- AVashington fialbraith of Spring lek...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 29 July 1875

FIRM, GARDEN AND HOUSEHOLD Tut n pint of warm croam into a snuco lau over tho firo, mul wheu it in warm ndil to it flvo quarts of now milk. Thou put in some ronnet, stir it, and when it is turned put tho curd into n linen cloth or bnR. Let tho whey drain from it, but do not squeeze it too much. Put it into a mortar nnd pouud it as fino ns possibles ; add half a pound of swoet nlmond. Munched, and half a pound of biscuit poTder, then add nino well-benteu yolks of epM, a prnted nutmeg, a littlo roso or orauo flower water, ami half a pound of iiue rmgnr. Slice a small leaf or roll as thin as pos sible, first cutting oft" the crust ; pour on to it n pint of boiling cream, nnd let it sbaud two hours. Hunt together eight eggs, half a pound of butter, and a nut meg grated. Mix thorn into the croam ami bread, with half a pound of (grants, well washed and dried, and a spoonful of brandy. ISako them in patty pnus on a crust raised on tho edges. Boil four ounces of rice till it is ton-' der, a...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 5 August 1875

t-r- , t t J 1 ! ' ' ). : - t r 1 M t ."V ..VA. , ' HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPEItANDTJM. Two Dollars per. Annum. U.lT VOL. V. EIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 1875. NO. 24. Til . " ' "KX f 1111 i i Br-t -v & v j ri . n i I ' ,- V;, 1 "' .' Ho Giveth Ills Beloved Sleep. A little child refits cn a bed of pain. With an aching hind mid a f Ur- b .iiig bram A feverish flush on tho soft check lies, And a wistful look in the sweet liluo eyes, As the sick child moans i " IIow the tlow hours croop ! Will HQ the Loid sond to His iittlo oue sloop?" And tho moMior smoothed from tho child's brow fitir The clnntoring locks of her golden hair, Aud murmured : " My darling, we cannot tell Cut wo know that tho Father doth all things well ; And ws know that never a creature in pain Addressed a prayer to His mercy in vain. Time has no line that His hand may not smooth ) Life has no grief that Ilia love cannot soothe ; And the fevered brow shall have rest at l...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 5 August 1875

Henry A. Parsons, Jr. . . Ed itor THURSDAY, AD0U3T 6, 1875. Fa:ts for Voters. We commend the attention of voters to the following: Tho new Constitution forbids all persons from voting unless they have been assessed at least two months and paid their taxes at lonst one month before tho dtto of tho election. No one of foreign birth can vote unlets in addition to the above, he has been naturalized a month previous to the election. Tho date of holding the next election is Tuesday, November 2d. Wednesday, September 1st, is the last day on which voters can be assessed Friday, October 1st, is the last day for naturalization papers. The American Grocer declares that there is scarcely a single class nf goods put up and sold in this country which is not Bhort of the weight or measure claimed for it. The New York Commercial Adver tiser pertinently asks the following ques tion in reference to tho Beecher salary business. But won't this sudden rise in tbo tariff of scandal salaries be apt to dis...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 5 August 1875

Vera IIIURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 3876. Evangelical Lutheran Chrch- REV. I. BRENEMEN Pastor. Sunday school at 0:45 A. M. All are in Tiled to attend. . M. E. CHURCH. REV. WM. MARTIN, Pastor Sunday School. at 0:30 A M Morning Service at 11 A M Class Meeting at 12 M Evening Service at 7:80 P M Prayer Meeting Thursday Evening GSAC2 CHURCH. Service in Grace Church Sunday next at the usual hours, 11 A. M. and 6 J P. M. All arecordialy invited to attend. Scats Fbkc to all. Car Time at Mlld&tcay. Mail East do West ffenovo Accom East Kane do West Local East 4:45 P: M. 2 20 P. M 8:25 A. M. 4:45 P. M. C:40 P. M do West 8:20 A. M k The Mail and Through Looal carry imsseneers. the local does cot. Peachos arc in the market. August comes in cold and wet. Cheese! Choice Factory, at P & K's. The Bcnczette locals were mislaid ast week. The apple crop will bo li;ht this year. In accordance with the new law, Supervisor Fitch has placed a watering trough at the intersection of Broad and Main streets. Ed...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 5 August 1875

Useful Recipes. To tost, tho sounrtnoHS of a pioco of timber, npply tho ertr to tho middle of one of the ends, while nuothor person Btrikes upon the opposite extremity. If the wood is sound nnd of good quality, the blow is very distinctly henrd, how o vor long the 1 eam may bo. If the wood is dinggregated by doop.y or otherwise, the Bound will be for tho most part de stroyed. A good red or blue ink, suitable for use with Btanipn, can bo made by nib bing Prussian bluo or drop lake with flue clay into a thick paste with water. Adhesive fly paper is mado by boiling linseed oil to whioh a little rosiu has been ndded, until n viscid mass is formed. Tho latter is then spread evenly upon tho paper. . A tablesnonnfnl nt 111 the first water in which gray and buff iiiiuun nro wusneu will Keep tnem Irotn spotting. It will also generally keep tho cuwra vi union or colored camonc3 or muslins from running, and does not harden the water. Lime slakod just before application is said to bo an infalli...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 12 August 1875

I HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. VOL. V. NIL DESPEIIANDTJM. Two Dollars per Annum. NO. 2.1 -i- HIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1875. A Mother's Prayer, Tlio Hwootest mnind hoard through our earthly home Tho brightoHt ray that gleams from heaven's (loiiio Tlio loveliest flower tlitvt o'er from earth's broaHt rono Tlio parent llaiiio that, qiiivoiing, gleams ana glows Aro found alono, whoro kneels a mothor mild, Wilh heart uplifted, praying for her child, The stromn of loirs can novor coaso to flow L-jus as life's sun shall shine on us below; And many angels have boeu sent by Clod To count the toar-drops wept upon life's road; lint of all tears that flow, the least dollied Aro when a mothor prays boside her child.. Dooause It is to mortal oyes unseen, Ye call it foolishness, a childish dream. In vain; ye cannot rob me of that thought That logeud, with mich hoavenly bwooUiobb fraught, . . That blessed angels have for ages smiled To see a mother prayiug for ...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 12 August 1875

Henrt A. Parsons, Jr. Editor THURSDAY1, AUGU3T 12, 1875. Facta for Voters. We commend the attention of voters to the following: The new Constitution forbids all persons from voting unless the; have been assessed at leant two months and paid tbeir taxes at loast one month before the date of the eleotion. No one of foreign birth can vote unless in addition to the above, bo has been naturalized a month previous to the election. The date of holding the next election is Tuesday, November 2d. Wednesday, September 1st, is the last day on which voters can be assessed Friday, Ootober 1st, is the last day for naturalization papers. EDITOBIAL NOTES. The Louisvillo Courier Journal very truly and pertinently says: "No ques tion of the day emits 60 great an amount and variety of theoretio drivel as tbo fi nances. Every political quack doctor in the land has his remedy, there being, in reality, but one thing to do, whioh is to wait and save until the Government is able to pay gold for its greenbac...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 12 August 1875

4 3 THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, J876. Evangelical Lutheran Chrch. REV. I. BRENEMEN Postor. Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. All are la ilea to attend. U. . C2XTSCH. REV. WM. MARTIN, Pastor. 8unday School at 6:30 A M Morning cervice at ham uiass Meeting at 1 M Evening Servloe at 7:80 P M Praye meeting xnursuay Evening GBACB CH7&CH. 8ervloe In Grace Church Sunday next at me usual hours, ll A. M. and 01 P. M All arecordialy invited to attend. Siats i a to all. Car Time at Mlldgway. Mail East 4:45 P: M do West 2 25 P. M Renovo Accom East 0:25 A. M Kane do West 4:45 P. M, Local East 5:40 P do West 8;20 A. M me man ana iiiroucti Looal carry uHBHengers, me local Goes cot. Don't fail to be registered. Company H, will go to Erie in Septem ber. Last week will bo known as the rainj week. Bed raspberries are mill offered for sale. Blackberries are now in market at 10 cents a quart. Huckleberries are said to be very scarce this year. A few quarts have been offered In this market. There will be English s...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 12 August 1875

A KOKUOUEN TRAGEDY. An F.vrnl In die lllmry of HrnlnrUr lnr. lilA Hie Woody llnya. WnrnloriiiR iimniifr, llio graven in tho ccniclory at Frankfort, a uurrpfvpontlnnt of tho Cincinimti Commercial fouiul a dark Rrny mtiiiiiiiu'iit bearing tho nnmo of Hulomoii 1'. Hliarp. Tho inscription ulnti'8 that ho " wart rwsaHMfintpil whilo extending tho hand of hospitality, on tho morning of November 7, 1825, in tho thirty-eighth year of his ago," with tho text added : " What thou knewest not lio.w, thou almlt know hereafter." Col. Sharp was in hia day one of tho foremost men of Kentucky." During tho adminintnition of Jnmos Madison ho had rtervod two terms in Congress, at which timo ho was tho room-mato nnd intimato friend of John C. Calhoun, who is ffaid to havo declared that Sharp was " tho oldest man of his ago that had ever crossed tho mountains." llo had pre viously been several times elected to tho Kentucky Legislature, and under Gov. Adair, was nttomey-generni of tho State. At tho time of...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 19 August 1875

HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. V. HIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, FA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1875. NO. 20. V The Shore and llio Soft. EBB TIDE. Old, old, CentnrloB old, How old h lovo ib, who can say ? It in an ancient day Since thou and I wert wed. Tho oi-bod bky bent down, A fiury, scornful crown, Not craven pale an now, Livo-rod to bind thy brow, Crusted rod and lonely Only To corouut thy hoad. Thou and I, Beneath Hits eye, Existed solitary, grand. O only lif e I the life of sea and land 1 All pnny heritage Of puny love and loss, Came mimio after us ; Our mighty wedlock meant More than their supplement. Ere these, we perfect were, And are, In pain and privilege. My own true-hearted ! Since first He parted Thoe from mo, lioliold and ueo How dreary, mute, Bound band aud foot, titretctied, starved, I lie ! I hear thee stopping by, And weep to see Thee yearn to me. Bound by an awful Will Forever and forever thou dost move An awful errano...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 19 August 1875

tan 1 1? wfir m& WW Henry A. Parsons, Jr. . Editor THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1875. Fa:ts for Voters. We commend the attention of voters to the following; The new Constitution forbids all persons from voting unless they have been assessed at least two months and paid their taxes at least ono month before the date of the election. No one of foreign birth can vote unless in addition to the above, he has been naturalized a month previous to the election. The date of holding tho next election is Tuesday, November 2d. Wednesday, September 1st, is the last day on which voters can be assessed Friday, October 1st, is the last day for naturalization papers. From The I'hila. Times. Tho Defalcation Epidemic. Almost every passing day brings its story of soma fresh defalcation in public or private trust, and the multitude of busncss failures often present the most painful exhibitions of perfidy in the dealings ol men with each other, What we thoughtlessly call an epidemic is so but in name, for it...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 19 August 1875

K2i t THURSDAY, AUGUST 19. 1875. Erang9lkal Lutheran Chrch- REV. I. BRENEMEN Pastor. Sunday school at 9:45 A. M. All Are ta iled to attend. M- S. CHUBCB. REV. WM. MARTIN, Pastor Sunday School at 9:30 A M Morning Service at 11 t M Class Meeting at 12 M Evening Service at 7:30 P M Prayer Meeting Thursday Evening CHAOS CH7BCB. 8ervlce in Grace Churoh Sunday next at the usual hours, 11 A. M. and 6 P. M. All are cordialy invited to attend. Biats Fbkb to all. Car Time at Illdftcay. Tall East 4:45 P: : M. do West 2 25 P 9:25 A, 4:45 P , M. . M Renovo Accom East Kane do West , M .ocal East 5:40 P. M do West 8;20 A. M The Mail and Through Local carry sengers, the local does cot. f Watermelons have appeared. D. T). Cook and Ed. Pain are having heir South street hill cleared up. Mrs. r-arrett's r.ew house on Centre kreet has been inclosed. Blackberries are selling here at eight bents a quart. The army worm stills prevails In this notion. The house at Boot-Jack come near being Itirncd this week...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 19 August 1875

FARM, OARDEX AM) HOUSEHOLD. How Ulnny Acre. A correHiiontlont in rpnrwylvftiiift writes to tho ArHruturist . "I wish to know how inauy acres of ryo it will take to keep twelve cows, with the help of twelve acres of good pasture, nntil sowed corn is lit to cut, putting in the corn as early as possible; and how much corn will it tnko to keep them until cold weather comns on ? What timo this fall should I sow tho rye ? Kyo will not go very far townrd carry ing cattle through from tho first green of tho spring, until corn-fodder is ready to cut, for the reason that it grows so rapid ly, and becomes so soon hard nnd nn pnlatublo. Howover, as in this case thero is ft fair amount of good pasture, tho ryo M ill only bo needed as nil acces sory. Two or three neres will bo enough, if the lmul is even tolerably good. The seed should bo sown about tho tenth of Heptemfcor. Then, with ft fair growing Hi'iisou, tho ryo will afford ft good nibble in November, and if it is well set, it will bear pre...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 26 August 1875

' 'IJ K 2iS r a 7 fie ill iiiili HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars por Annum. VOL. V. IlIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 1875. NO. 27. Tho Family Itccoid. ' Ay, write it down iu Mack aud while The date, the age, the name i For home Iim never set-mod so dear As since our baby came. No child beforo wai half so sweet, And nover babe ho wise t And John, the neighbors say, iudocd, It has its f athcr's eyeB." "Nay, wife, I'm euro they're like your own ; The rogue's his mother's boy. How Btrange that such a tiny form Can caneo such boundless joy ! And you will have him named for me ? Coins, think it o'er again ; For ' John ' is but a homely name " " Nay, do not drop your pen, " For ' John ' shall be bis name, my dear. It is his father's own ; And though a hundred more were given, I'll call him that alone. His father's eyes, his father's face, His father's form, I'm sure ; God grant he have his father's heart, Life's hardships to endure !...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
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