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Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Wit and Sum or f Justice consists in doin^ no injury to men; decency, in giving the:tt no offence When is a cftctf on the stairs dangerous? When it ruts down. f h. warning to^Swhionable assemblies look out for paintjp-When a lady faints, what figure does she need ? You must bring her 2. If shoemakers are notradical; they are nt. Ipnqt: nrfrti ^t"^ to extre me m eaqurt 3. Why is the letter S like a sewing machine?—Because it makes needles needless. • , Gardeners might noi like to part with" their garden, though they are always-rea"dy-to-fbrk-over-theirgrounds; : Why (do they"do up" so much moroN of pears, peachesfand small fruita now than formely ? Why because they cah y A Boston paper gays the best way ~ to improvethelot of woman is to put a ^od^ouse^n=itond=^good=niaffBF=the 7 house. Y"-'' Woman's Rite's:—Putting on her chignoit, arranging her curls, buttoning her ^ it^fY"a^ffl l- aa"jmtmXh^r^rccianrbend and things. Young ladies in New Haven are learning to play the violin. T...
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Don't Hurry—Believe in traveling on .step by step; don't expect to be rich in a jump; Slow and sure is better than fast and flimsy. Perseverance:by its daily gains, enriches a man far more than ma and starts of fortunate speculation.— Little flashes are sweet Every day a thread makes a skein in a year. ' Brick by brick houses are built We should creep before we walk, walk before we run, and run before we ride. In getting rich, the more haste the worse speed—Haste trips up its own wheels. , Don t give tip a small business till yoii see that a large one will pay you better. Even crumbs are bread. l Better a little furniture than an empty house. In these hard times/he who can sit on a stoneaud feed himself had better not move. From bad to worse is poor improvement. A crust is hard fare, but,nonB at all is harder. Don't jump of the'frying pay into the fire.—Remember, many men have done well in very small shops. A little trade with profit is better than a great concern at a loss; a s...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
JpUstfllattHras Dtadtnjt THEgXPERIMENT. Mr. Herbert De Browne sat in his luxurious bachelor establishment in Blank street, and pondered deeply. The subject of his cogitations was a wife, or rather now to get one. There were enough young ladies who would be glad to bless their luck y stars for the privilege of becoming mistress of his home, as he well knew; out he also felt tolerably well assured the home was all they cared for.-— For the fortune they would wed its owner. ¦"Duce take the money!" he exclaimed ; "I wish I'd never had a farthing and then But botheration, then I should have been too poor to marry anyway. Why couldn't I have had just wealth enough for all my wants and nothing more ? I'll foil them, though, the mean adventuresses1" A furious pull at the bell-rope brought the house-kee-er to tha room in a hurry. "Pack up your traps, Mrs. Einkle, he exclaimed, abruptly, "for I am going to close the house." It was evident he had come to some conclusion. "Shut up the h...
Id= 65 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Taking Things Without Asking. When I was a boy, I was playing out in the street one winter's day, catching rides on sleighs, and it was great fun.— Boys would rather catch rides any day than go out regularly and properly to take a' drive. As I am catching on to one. sleigh and to another, sometimes hav ing a nice time, and oftentimes getting a cut from a big black whip, I at last fastened like a barnacle to the side of a countryman's cutter. An old gentleman sat alone on the nantly, as I thought, and neither said anything to me, nor swung his old whip over me; so I ventured to climb upon the side of his cutter. Another benignant look from the countryman, but not a word. Emboldened by his supposed goodness, Pl ; eutured~to~tumbler-intor-the cutter and take a seat under the warm robe beside him, and then he spoke. The colloquy was as follows :¦ . "Young man, do you like to ride?" "Yes." "It's a pretty nice cutter, isn't it?" —"YesTsirririsr^nd-a-nice-iorse-draw ing it" "Did I as...
Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Truthful and Obedient. Charlie! Charlie!" Clear and sweet as a note struck from a silvery bell, the voice rippled over the common. "That's mother," cried one of the boys, and he instantly threw down his bat, and picked up his jacket and cap. "Don't go yet!" "Have it out!', Finish the game I" Try it again !" cried the players in a noisy chorus. "I must go—right off—this minute. I told her I'd come whenever she called. "Make her believe you didn't hear!" them all exclaimed. "But I,did hear." "She wont know you did." "But I know it, and—" v "Let him go," said a bystander. "You can't do' anything with him. He's tied to his mother's apron strings." "That's so," said Charley; "and it's to what every boy ought to be tied; and in a hard knot, too." "But I wouldn't be such a baby "as to run the minute she called," said one. <« "I don*t call it babyish to keep one's woril to his mother," answered the obedient ' boy, a beautiful light glowing in his blue eyes. "I call that manly; an...
Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Running in a Rut. Small an narrow minds always, run in ruts. . Large and comprehensive ininds originate ideas and strike out original courses. A monkey can imitate, but it requires a man of mind—something more than instinct—to originate. A small minded man may be sharp and shrewd enough to .follow and pick up' the mental cnftnbs of a large mind, and turn the same to profitable account Our longheaded John Calvin, our broadheaded Martin Luttier, and our highheaded John Wesiey, lead their millions of followers to day. Newton, Harvey, Fulton and Gall were large minded men, and made original discoveries. We, lesser lights, profit by their teachinga, and follow in their wake. The only objection to this "rut fraternity is, that they oppose measures which, if carried out, would result in their good. The world changes. One season succeeds another. Daylight succeeds darkness. One generation—yes, generation—succeeds another. ' And the world moves. Let as move with it, Those who oppose will...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Truth the Best Policy. It is related of'a Persian mother, on giving her son forty peices of silver as his portion, that she made him swear never to tell a lie, and said: • "Go my son; I consign thee to God and-we shall not_meetJiere_again_ tilLthe day of judgment." The youth went away, and~the party he traveled jwith wer^assujted^y rpbber3.t-Gne^HbwHasked^the^boy^what-he-had and he answered: "'Forty dinars are sewed in my garments." The robber laughed, thinking that the boy jested., Another asked the same question, and received the same answer. At last the chief called him asked him what he had. The boy replied: "I have told two of your people already that I had forty dinars sewed up in my clothes." The chief ordered his clothes to be ripped open, and the money was found. "Aid how came you to tell this ?" "Because," replied the boy, "I would not be false to my mother, to whoml promised never to tell a lie." "Child said the robber, "art thou so mindful of thy duty to thy mother, an...
Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Of progress, that should make them bloom a hundred years from now. Why should we toil so earnestly in life's short narrow span, Dn golden stairs to climb so high above oui brother men? - Why-blindly at an early shrine bur souls in homage bow? -• ¦ Our gods will rust, our souls be dUBt, a hundred years from now. Why prize so much the world's applause ? why dread so much ite blame?. A fleeting echo is its voice of cansure or of fame; The praise thaWhrills the, heart, the scorn that dyes with shame the brow, Will be as long forgotten.dreams a hundred years from now. Earth's empires rise and foil, 0, Time; like breakers on the shore, ^hey-rush-upon-the-roek&of-doomjare-seen-—and seen no more; The starry wilderness of worlds that gem night's radiant brow, ' Will lisrht the skies for other eves a hundred years from now. O, Thou, before whose i-leepless eyes the past and future stand An open p«ge, like bubies we cling to thf protecting hand; Change, sorrow, death, are naught ...
Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Old Maids •• -A quaint aijd gallant writer some fifty years ago said: "I love an old maid —I use the singular number, as speaking of a singularity in humanity. An old maid is not merely an antiquarian, she is an antiquity; not merely a record of the past, but the very past itself; she has escaped a great change, apd sympathizes hot in the ordinary mutation of morality. She inhabits a little eternity of ' her own. She is Miss from the begining of the chapter to the end. I do. not like to hear them called Mistress, as is sometimes the practice, for that looks and sounds like a resignation of despair, a.voliintary extinction of hope. I do 'not • know whether marriages are- made in heaven I some peo¬ ple say they are, but I am almost sure old maids are. There is something about ±hemJ^icbJajtia1u>J^tkej^^^ They are spectators of the world, not "adventurers, or ramblers, perhaps guardians; we say nothing of tattlers. They are evidently predestined to be what they are. They ...
Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
The World Ovee.—From all parts of the world we continue to receive tidings of destruction of life arid property by flood, fire, and shipwreck. Iu China, the storms and floods, of which we have previously had some accounts, are reported t bhavesweptaway three thousandpersons. The Russian mining town of Bogoslovsk, in the Uural Mountains, has been burned by incendiaries; and, in addition to the great disasters in our own country already chronicled . we are beginning to receive accounts of numerous wrecks which occurred during the late gale along the Lake and Atlantic coast At Halifax, ports on the St. Lawrence, and on both sides of the great Lakes, the devastation has been unusually heavy. These, " and the other great calamities that have overtaken- us, are proofs of the helplessness of man, with all his proud achivements in science, against the.unlcased elements, by which he is surrounded. _^ The editor of the Logansport Journal has been shown "an apple raised on a tree at Fort D...
Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
We may never Know We may. never know of the anguish bidden beneath smiling eyes. We may never - know of the vveaiy hearts beside us day b y day, whose prayer ' is for strength to wait till God shall say "Well done." We may sit down at the same fireside, clasp hand at the same social band, look into other's faces—none can see the heart; and who may- tell " of the sad failures'—the soul sick, pining for a, Father's hand to lead beside still wa¬ ters of peace and rest. Ah! never till we soar beyond the stars, and all the tear3 be wiped from our eyes, shall we understand that inscrutable mystery, the human heart Ah! despair not when life seems hard and dreary; byand by the shadows will fall. apart—the fetters that bind us will be dissevered-the burden be removed, the tired hands be folded, and sleep, with her healing wings shall hover over us. and rest be won. . Thank God for the rest of the quiet grave. Thank God for .the. home beyond it; and be eure, "when ye awake in his li...
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Pi/u«k.—Pluck is what wins the great victories of the world, when to it is joined the physical stamina requisite for constant work. Let the slow boys read the following: It is not unusual to find that the leading men of our-day, , or any other day, were very unpromising boys. Daniel Webster, the acknowledged statesman of Amer ica, was notoriously dull when a boy, a poor scholar in college, and graduated without honor. Henry Ward Beecher, indisputably the most popular divine in this country was a fourth-rate scholar when young and completed his studies without distinction, except on the play-ground.— Robert Eantoul stood near the foot of his class hi college. Sijjt Walter Scott was rather a dullard when a boy. Patrick Henro whose oratory stirred the hearts of the IT. F. ' Vs., was too stupid a boy to keep on the shady side of the tree under which he would lie, like an unthinking brute, the livelong day.
Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
THE KIND OLD FRIENDLY FEEUA'6 The kind old friendly feelings:— We have their spirit yet, Tho' years and years hare passed old, friend Since thou and I last met! And something of gray Time's advance Seems in thy fading eye; Yet 'tis the same good honest glance I loved in times gone by; . ' Ere the kindold friendly feeling3 Had ever brought one ' sighr "" • The warm old friendly feelings—Ah, who reed yot beiuJu No oilier link; cm bind ihe heart Like those loved links of old! Thy hand I joyed in youth to clasp, The touch of age may show; Yet 'tis the same true hearty grasp I loved so long .ago I Ere the last old friendly feelings Had taught one tear to flow! -
Id= 63 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Exercise.—The LockportJoinvjaJ contains the following practical suggestion : "Now. that, the croquet and base ball season will ero long be over, we would suggest, in order that the muscle-developing process may'not'lie dormant duriug the •long winter • months, that the base ball athletics turn their attention to sawing up the wood piles of widows and sick folks durjrjg the winter. The'teercise is fully as healthful, - is not so violent, dangerous,, nor tiresome as base bali, and we-are-wire the results will gratify a curious public fully as much, and wo would- .-prefer to give the "scare" of a wood-sawingclasato that of a.base'ball club in our columns. What you'say, .gents? Physicians ' recommend young ladies-to form \Valkiiig clubs. Th&is n matter in .which st&ja ehouWbo tslccn. - ¦ .-
Id= 41 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Man's Duty. Gail Hamilton in one of her recent letters discusses the ques ion of man's duty towarcVwonraifc—HerFis—a—8peeHBen=© her mode-of treating the matter: "Lopking at it without regard to spiritual compensation, God is the most partial of beings.—Hp-nmrip. nnn an? at.rnng sunr\ t.ViA other weak; and upon the. weak he placed a heavy burden, -where upon the strong he placed none at all. Worse far than this, he made the burden of the weaker sex inseperable; while the only burden of the stronger sex was so loosely and lightly laid that it could always be shifted to the shoulders of ^ thejveaker, and it always has to ,a greater or less degree, been thus shifted,, so that tke~weaker—has
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
$>t\ut $*ttrn A IUHJBEP YE1B9 IBOl HOW The surging sea of human Ufa forever onward rolls, Bearing to the eternal shore each day its freight of souls : Buf though our bark sails bravely on, pale Death sits at the prow, .. And few shall know we e&.er lived a hundred years-fr©ffl-now^ Oh, mighty human brotherhood, why fiercely war and strife, While God's great-world has ample space for every thing alive? Broad fields uncultured and unclaimed are waiting for the plow
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Tborne the load of " the ' stronger in addition to its own. Witliall this, ho 1 left to no one's kshoioa whether Co be niale-oirfemale or whethertojiejifc all; but of his own wiH^he^egaWsrT^dTnan " he " gave-not only strength but.joy; to woman not only weakness but suffering. Man incurs suffering only through disease, the resuls of folly or ignorance. Woman's highest happiness comes through the valley of of the shadow of death. The hardest law that ever man framed for woman is tender and benevolent compared with the irreversible natural law under which she lives, and moves, and has her being.
Id=117 : [Newspaper Article] — Waynesboro Village Record — 9 November 1871
Letting the U. S. Mails.—From the advertisement for proposals for conveying the U. S. Mails we call attention to the following: Route No. 2891—from Greencastle, by Shady Grove and Waynesboro' to Monterey Springs, 15 miles and back, six times a week. Leave Greencastledaily, except Sunday, at 5.30, P. M.; "arrive at Waynesboro' by 8 P. M; leave Waynesboro' daily at 5.30, A. M. for Greencastle. Leave Waynesboro' for Monterey Springsnt-9r—Ai-M-rarrive-there—byJLl, A. M. Leave Monterey at 1, P. M; arrive at Waynesboro' by 3. P. M. Proposals will be received at the P. O. Department until 3. P. M. of March 1st, 1872, to be decided on before March 30th = KT2f^erv1cB =to^tegin^ily=lsfc=i8?2^= The route from' Gettysburg by Fairfield', Monterey, Riuggold and Leiters-_burp to Hagerstown. 32 miles and back, is to be the- same as at present. By the above arrangement we will be enabled to serve our subscribers regularly at Monterey, Ringgold and Leitersburg, ^n ^Thursdaj'Tpublication^day; Sale o...