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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Elk County advocate. — 1 November 1877

if -(::; Cf ENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDTJMi Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. VII. RIDGrWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1877. NO. 37. V Living on a Farm. How brightly through the mist of years, My quiet country home appears t My father, busy all the day In plowing corn, or raking hay j x My mother, moving with delight Among her milk-pans, silver bright ) We children just from school set free, Filling the garden with our glee ! The blood of life was flowing warm When I was living on a farm. I heard the sweet church-going bell As o'er the fields its music fell. I see the oomitry neighbors round Gathering 'neath the pleasant sound They stop awhile beside the door, To talk the homely matters o'or The springing corn, the ripening grain And " how we need a little rain." " A little sun would do no harm, We want good weather for the farm.' When autumn came, what joy to see The gathering of the husking bee, To hear the voices keeping tune, Of girls and boy...

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. — 1 November 1877

Henry A. Parsons, Jr., - Editor THURSDAY. NOV. 1, 1377. REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET. for "sl'PRem r .mmi JAMKS 1. 8TKUH M'"T, of Allegheny County. Fi)H. TREASURER WILLIAM II. tlAUT, cif Montgomery County. F..R AUPITOR nKNKRAt. JOHN A. M PASS M OK K, of Luzurno County. REPUBLICAN COUNTY TICKET. FOR SHKRIFF D. C, OYSTKR, of Ridgwny. "Consistency Thou Art a Jewel." As this is the last issue of the Advo cate before election, we desire to nny a few words in regard to the slierifl question in addition to what has al ready been said. The Democrat, last week, cl ves what it calls "Ovstcr's Po litical Record.'' Among other things it says: "Last year, owing to the absence by a detention of the innil, of severa delegates who were opposed to niak' ing a nomination, he wns falsely de dared the choice of his party, for An- senibly. Hut his happiness was of chort duration. A large number of his party repudiated his candidacy, yet he clung to the ticket with a per Htatency born of desperation until the...

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. — 1 November 1877

o GEO. A. Jt A TUB UN, Attorney-at-Lnw, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Pa. HALL & M'CAULEY, Attorneys-at-Liw. Office in New Brick Building, Main 81 L UCOItE & HAMBL EN. Attorneys-nt-Law, Kidgwny, Ji,iK C11111IV I 1L. uiuce UrHIM lilt lldll IUIII P IIKUIMTRAT L'S HI 1 N LUlt'llL. Vllllllin l M nn iinllnit IWAlllTH lT nTTDTIIinil Yfl jne. u wo. Oil AH LEU 11 OLE H, Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Kidgway, Pa. Agent for the Howe Sewing Machine, and Morton Gold .-"en. Repairing Watches, eto, doccwitli le same accuracy as heretofore. Satis faction guaranteed. vlnly A. ,0. W. BAILEY, ATTOItNET-A.T-LAW. flnol. Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Agont. for the Traveler's Life and Aool Jent Insurance Co., of Hartford. Conn. JAMES . FULL Ell TON, Surgeon Dentist, having permanenlly lo cated in Rigwny, offers his professional Bcr vioes to the citizens of Ridgwny nna sur rounding country. All work warranted Office in Service i k Wiioolor's liuilding, up. stairs, first door to the le...

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. — 1 November 1877

- BEARS AND BEAK MUSTERS. The Ureal Rmtnpii near Lackawaxen, Pa., where the ninck Brni Feed on Wild L Hom y and Pigs-How lie la Hunted nnd Trapped. In the extensive swamps of Wayne nud Pike counties, Pa., ami Sullivan and Delawaie, N. Y., the blaClrtear, even at this late day, roams and rears its young in a security almost as undisturbed as it aid a century ago, and finds in the out lying arens of beech and onk forests as ample supply of food. The hunting and trapping of these animals furnishes both pleasure and profit to many of the back woods inhabitants, hundreds being cap tured every year. Their skins nnd meat conimaud ready sale. The skins bring from 15 to $25, and the meat sells for twenty cents a pound. The hunter realizes from $60 to $80 on a full-giown bear. The principal bear hunters in the Pike couuty region are the Shaffers and Q aicks. They live in the depths of the woods, seventeen miles from this place. Pinchot Swnmp, Balsam Swamp, Ind;m Swamp, Maple Swamp, and Hemloc...

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. — 8 November 1877

:.'- ' - , .- - - ... . - . ; . . I , . ' - v . - ' HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPEIIANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. VII. RIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THUHSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1877. NO. 38. Bide a Wee, and Dinna Fret Is the road very dreary ? Fatience yet I Host will be sweeter if thou art aweary, And after night oomoth the morning cheery. " , Then bide a weo, and dinna f rot. The clouds have silver lining, ' ' Don't forgot j And though he's hidden, still the una is shining .Courage 1 instead 6f tears and vain repining, .Just bide a wee, and dinna fret. With toil and eares unending Art boset ? ' Bethink thee, how the storms from heaven de scending Snap the stiff oak, but spare the willow bending And bide a wee, and dinna fret. Grief sharper sting doth borrow From regret ; But yesterday 1b gone, and shall its sorrow Unfit us for the present and the morrow ? Nay : bide a wee, and dinna fret. An over-anxious brooding Doth beget A host of fears and fantasies deluding...

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. — 8 November 1877

Mwrnk Henry A. Pardons, Jr., Editor THURSDAY. NOV. 8, 177. Tlic Result in the County. The vote polled at the recent elec tion In Klk county was timisuuUy small, reaching lu the aggregate 1(519, giving for Auditor General 1077 Demo crat 463 Republican and 7 Labor Greenback. On the; State Treasurer we find that Noyes, Democrat had 1008 votes, Hart Republican 417 and Wright, Labor Greenback 71 votes, which also aggregates 1610. For Su preme J udge the vote falls short reach ing but 1584 votes, of which the Demo cratic candidate had;i045,?Republican 448,Labor Greenback 80, and theTeni perance candidate 11 votes.JThe fall ing off of 35 votes on the Judgeship Is flue undoubtdly to'jhat number of voters dropping the "Judiciary alto gether. The Democratic majority over the Republicans anAuditor Gen eral is 614, on State Treasurer 651, on Supreme Judge 507, an average Demo craticjmajority of 620. Of course the Labor Greenback ticket vote should be deducted from thlsinajority if we wish to fi...

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. — 8 November 1877

I. r i fi ' GEO. A. It A TUB UN, Attorncy-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co.,' Pa. 11 A LL & AT U All LEY, AUorney-at-Lw. Office iii New Crick Building, Main SI fcidway, Elk Co., Pa. 8n2lf. L WORE & HA MliLEN. -Atforneys-nt-Law, Ridgway, Elk County Pa. Ofllee across the ball from the Democrat establishment. Claims Tor collection promptly attended to Jne. 15 '7. CUAHLFS IWLh'S, Watohtnnkpr, Engraver and Jeweler Main Ftreet, Kidgwny, P. Agent for lh rlowo ewlng Machine, and Morton Gold Ven. Repairing Watches, etc, dorewilh le imo nocurncy as heretofore. Entis taction guaranteed. tlnly J. O. H. 1JA1LEY, ATrOUNKV-ATLAW. Tln.a.,1. Ttiilgway, Klk County, fa. Agent for the Traveler's Life and Acoi Jent Insurance Co., tit Hartford. Conn. JAMES 1. FCLLEItTuN, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently lo cated in Kigway, offers his professional ser vices tn the citizens of Kidgway ana sur rounding country. All work warranted Office in Service & Wheeler's Building, up. stair, first do...

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. — 8 November 1877

8EIQE OF THE SEZ PERCES. Incidents or the Rule of the Indian ne De. rribrd bti Offlrprlleld neallostnge Trnii g 0r ttao Ne Perce unci the t hey. ' ennre. A correspondent of the New York Herald, who was -with Genernl Miles' command during the battle of the Big Pan Mountain and the subsequent sur render of Chief Joseph, gives some in teresting incidents of the seige. He says : Among the commanders of companies is Lieutenant Lovell A. Jerome, Ron of Lawrence Jerome, of New York City, who distinguished himself in the action in a manner which has been partially de scribed to you. Ilis distinguishing feat during the battle, one that entitles him to tho highest credit as an officer, was the saving of the Seventh Cavalry from absolute annihilation. White the In dians, after Captain Hale's death, were pouring a deadly hurricane of lead upon the Seventh's battalion, Lieutenant Jerome, coming up on the opposite side of the cut, bank, or ravine, assailed the savages with a deadly fusilade which...

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. — 15 November 1877

HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and 1 Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum.. ' N.', " ' ' ' 1 ' . ii. i. VOL; VII. EIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, FA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1877. NO. 39. v tiii 2. Jennie, the Milkmaid. My heart 1 bo light, I sing;day and night, Book, Bosk, Book. My pail is now ready, I carry it steady, Moo, Boss, Moo. My Jamie comes whistling, He knows I am listening, So, Boss, 8o. He smiles In my faoe, And then takes my plaoe, Stand, Boss, Stand. I sink right by his side, My warm blushes to hide, Wink, Boss, Wink. He looks down in my eyes, I peep np in surprise, Low, Boss, Low. "Look, Jennie, look yonder I" I turn in great wonder, Back, Boss, Back. Bound my neok his arm steals, On the air his laugh peals, Slow, Boss, Blow. On my lips, quick as light, Ho sprigs like a wight, Turn, Boss, Turn. Then away I run fast ; He Bings out : " Caught at last."' Bye, Boss, Bye. The - Burnt Letter. It was a gossiping neighbor who had boen spending nn hour with Mrs. Webb, aud ju...

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. — 15 November 1877

1I llaurjr At Parsons, Jr., Editor Til a RST)AY. NOV. 15, 1877. Tlie nominat ion of John Welsh tobe Minister to England has been unani mously confirmed by the Senate. The Philadelphia Timet thinks Judge Sterrctt should be appointed by Gov. Hartranft to fill the vucancy on the Venango- county bench occas aioned by the elevation of Judge Truukey to the Supreme Bench. There was considerable excitement in Trenton, N. J., last Sunday in con sequence of the attempt of the city rail way company to run their cars through the streets on Sunday con trary lo law. The chief of police di rected his force to stop the cars. This they did, when a crowd of 300 or 400 persons assembled, The manager of the road urged the dri vera to go on and for a time violence was feared. The chief instantly caused the arrest of those drivers who Insisted upon vlolat' ing the law. The authorities finally prevailed and the care were taken off. A letter has appeared in one of the Washington Sunday papers, written by t...

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. — 15 November 1877

i I I, 1 t. i i r 1 I GEO. A. JiATUBVN, Attorney-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Pn. HALL fc Jl'VAVLEY, Attorneys-at-Lw. Dfr.A. in Kmm Ttrl.k Bulldinff. Main 81 Ridcway, Elk Co., fa. 3n2tf. L UCOEE & 1IAMBLEN, Attorneys-at-Law, Ridgway. Elk County Pa. Office across the hull from the Dkmochat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to Jne. 15 '70. VIlAJiLES HOLES, Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Ridgway, Pa. Agent for the dowe Sewing Machine, and Morton Gold ?n. Repairing Watches, eto, dorewith i tame aocuracy as heretofore. Satis faction guaranteed. vlnly J. 0. K BAILEY, ATTORNE1T-AT.LAW. vlnz.yl. Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Agent for the Traveler's Life and Acoi Jent Insurance Co., of Hartford. Conn. JAMES I). FULL Ell TON, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently lo cated in Rigway, offers his professions) ser vices to the citizens of Ridgway ana sur rounding country. All work warranted Office in Service & Wheeler's Duildiug, up stairs, first do...

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. — 15 November 1877

LIFE IS COLORADO. The Invigorating nnd Clear Attnoaphrre A Traveler' Morning Walk-tilmnte and Health Proprrlle. From a Colorado correspondent of the New York Tribune, who dates his letter fit Dfinvftr. va irn.fl ltVIP 4.1m tnl 1 rmri n ft 4n tereoting particulars of the climate and ntl.- 1! !1! J1 m , 1 ui jitjr pocuiinriupH 01 me cate last ad mitted to the Union : Praises and de- RCrintinllH nf finlnriwlfl ami ifa enanavn luive been so profusely distributed through the newspapers and magazines i me I'jiiHiumo 11 is unnecessary to re peat them here. The attractions and Wonders of the Rtntn nro rortirinl numerous and notable, and, once at Denver, may be reached in every direct ion with little trouble and at moderate expense. The one omnipresent fact which Impresses itself most sharply upon the senses of the visitor for the first time is the wonderful purity and clearness of the atmosphere. The great mevauon 01 tue wnoie plateau ot the eastern section of t,li Ht.ntA i ble in ascent fr...

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. — 22 November 1877

L7 - HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL DESPERANDUM. Two Dollars per Annum. VOL. VII. MDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1877. NO. 40. if n The Man. Is a man a whit tho better For his riches and his gains? For his acres and his palace If his inmost heart is callous In a man a whit the better ? And if a man's no whit the better For his coffers and bis mines, For bis purple and fine linen, For his vineyards and hiB wines, Why do thousands bend the knee, And cringe in mean servility, If a man's no whit the bettor ? Is a man a whit the worse For a lowly dress of rags 1 Though he owns no lordly rental, If his heart is kind and gentle, Is a man a wliit the worse ? And if a man's no whit the worse ? For a poor and lowly stand, For an empty, even pocket, And a brawny, working hand, Why do thousands pass him by, With a prond and scornful eye, If a man's no whit the worse? A WHISTLING GIRL. "'A whistling woman and a crowing hen never come to any good end,' " said Be...

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. — 22 November 1877

Hie Henry A. Parson, Jr., Editor THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 1877. rennsjlvnn'n Official Totals. Judok Supreme Couht. James P. Sterrett, R. 244,480; John Trmikoy, I). 251,000; nenj. S. Buntly, O. L. 51,082; A. H. Winton, Tro. 28'.!). Trunkey's majority over Sterrett, 6520. State Treasurer. Wni. B. H.nrt, R. 241,810 ; Amos C. Noyes, D. 251, 717; James L. Wright. G L. 62,854; Samuel Cornett, Pro. 2827. Noyes majority over IIart,k9901. AUDITCR GrNERAL. J. A. M. Tassmore, It. 242,888; Wm. V. Schell, D. 251,250; J. E. Emerson, G. L. 52, 638 ; A. A. Barker, Pro. 2897. Seholl's majority over Passmore 8908. Phineas T. Barnum, the showman, is elected to the Connecticut Legisla ture by a majority of 212. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania sustains Gov. Hartranft In his refusal to appear before the Grand Jury of Allegheny county to testify. No grand Jury can compel the Executive of the State to testify as to acts done by him as the head of the executive department of the government. George H. Straddie, ...

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 November 1877

? 5 GEO. A. EAT1IBUN, , , Attorney -nt-Lnw, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Ta. a ALL A MAULEY, Attorneys-at-Lw. -Office in New Brlek Building, Main 81 Rldttway, Elk Co., J?a. v3n2lf. LVCORE &1IAMBLEX. Attorneys-nt-Law, Rldgwny, Elk County Ta. Oflloe across the hall from the Democrat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to Jne. 15 '7t. CHARLES HOLES, Watchmaker, Engraver knit Jeweler Main street, Ridgway, Pa. Agent tor the' Howe Sewing Machine, nntl Morton Gold en. Repniring Watches, eto, docewith le time accuracy as heretofore. Satis .nets an guaranteed. . vluly J. 0. H. BAILEY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Tlnz1. Riilgway, Elk County, Ta. Agent for the Traveler's Life nnd Acol ient insurance Co., of Hartford. Conn. JAMES I). FULL Ell TOX, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently to cateJ in Rigway, offers his professional ser vices to the cit izoiis of Kidgway ana sur rounding country. AU work warranted. Office in Service & Wheeler's Building, up stairs, first door to the ...

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 November 1877

A Y0U5G WIFE'S DESPAIR, Commlttlnc Snlclile In n. Fnehlonnble New York Hotel SI Month nftur Minrlrme A IlnnbAiid'e Panslan for Hironit Drink. (From the New York Bun. . Mr. Robert Stuart and Miss- Eveliue T. Marks were married in Ht. Thomas's Church on the 19th of April last. The oeremonv filled the house with wealthy and fashionable relatives and friends. The bride was the adopted daughter of Mr. Abiel B. Marks, a retired merchant, who dwells at 62 West Thirty-fourth street. Her mother was Mrs. Marks's sister, and the name that she had ex changed for that of Mr. Marks was Terry. The groom's father was Lieut. Robert Stuart of the United States navy, who died in 1862. His widow became the wifo of the Hon. Elijah Ward. The groom inherited from his mother's friends ajlarge fortune. Before his mar riage he lived with his mother and step father iu the Fifth Avenue Hotel. After the marriage the couple took a parlor and bedroom in the second story of the Berkley House at 20 Fifth avenue. Fo...

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 November 1877

; " ; fit il I I HENRY A. PARSONS, Jr., Editor and Publisher. NIL PESPERANDTJM. - Two Dollars per Annum. v YOL. VII. BIDGWAY, ELK COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1877. NoTil. v ft ft J 1: The Former's Sceptre. BY JOEL BENTON A giantess, when pagan folk Held all the world In sway, , Looked from a hill one sunny morn Acios the fields of May. The song of birds was in the air The winds with balm were sweet Her daughter, rosy-cheeked and fair, Was playing at her feet. Boon runs with glee the little one From slope to slope away ; She holds the summor In her arms, - The streams and fields of May. The child could step from hill to vale, And as she wildly ran She saw beneath her towering stride The busy husbandman. His oxen, plow, and him she took Within her apron's space, And, baxtenlng with the portent queer, She sought her mother's face. " Oh mother ! thou hast told me much I did not understand, Now tell me what this beetle is Which wriggles through the sand." " O, child," the giautes...

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 November 1877

3T lie- Ilourf A. rnrsons, Jr., - Editor THURSDAY. NOV. 29, 177. A ppccinl from Hamburg, Iowu, pnys the banking liouxe of V. W. Smith, the largest in Southwestern Iowa, made tin assignment last week to U. A. Dnnforth. The liabilities will reach $100,000 ; assets. $45,000. In reply to a resolution of the IToii9e the Postmaster General says the only objections to making obligatory in all government transactions the metrical nystem of weights end measures are the expense Involved and the appre- hensoii that the practical working would fail to give satisfaction, owing to the lack of knowledge. At the recent election in Wisconsin 175403 votes were polled, divided among the several parties as follows : Republican, 78,753 ; democratic, 70, 4S2 ; greenback, 20,108. The republi can plurality for governor is 8,271 and for superintendent of public instruc tion 8,118. There were 15,000 more votes cast than iu 1875 and 70,000 less than last year. The official majority in New York city for Allen ...

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 November 1877

GEO. A. HATIlnUN, Attorney-at-Law, Main Street, Ridgway, Elk Co., Ya. HALL & M'CAULEY, Attorneys-at-Lw. Omce in New Brick Building, Main 8t Ridway, Elk Co., Pa. v3n2tf. LUCORE &1IAM11LEX. Attornoys-nt-Lnw, Ridgway, Elk County I'd. Ofllce across the hall from the Democrat establishment. Claims for collection promptly attended to Jue. 15 '70. CHARLES II OLE -Watchmaker, Engraver and Jeweler Main street, Hidgwny, Pa. Agent for llio flow Sewing Machine, and Morion Gold ifa. llepairing Watches, etc, docewith e tame aocurocy as heretofore. Satis tact.isn guaranteed. vlnly J, 0. . BAILEY, ATTOUNEY-ATLAW. vlnzo1. Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Agent for the Traveler's Life and Acoi ient Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn. JAMES l. FULLEIITON, Surgeon Dentist, having permanently lo cated in Rigway, offers iiis professional ser vices to t lie oitizens of Hidgway ana sur rounding country. All work warranted. Office in Service & Wheeler's Building, up stairs, first door to the left. 73-n-82...

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 November 1877

A PERILOUS WOOIXU. A Noma Folk Story by Rjwslgerne BJornsnn. Wheu Aelang became a fnU-grown girl, peace was gone on Husnby farm. The rfn est boys of the parish wrangled and fought there, night after night. It was worst on Saturday nights, but then old Junt Husaby went to bed with his leather breeches on and ft birch club at his elbow. "Have I got a gi"l?" he said, " I shall know how to take oare of her." - tTore Nesct was only a squatter's son. here were people, though, who said that he cams oftener to see the farmer's daughter ou Husaby than anybody else. Old Juut did not like this talk, and said it was not true, for he had never seen him there, But people smiled to one another and hinted that if he looked better into that corner where Aslang sat, instead of squabbling with those who strutted on the open floor, ho would have found Tore. Spring came, and when tli9 cattle were driven up on the hills for grazing Aslang followed to take care of them. Hot lay the dny over the valley, bu...

Publication Title: Elk County Advocate, The
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