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Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
A ,'Goop Packer.—The Washington correspondent of the Bridgeport Standard writes: Our hotels are full.. An officer, on asking for his bill a few days ago, found that a quart of wine was charged, when he had but a pint. He look: exceptions to the items. Landlord was incorrigible—said here never any mistake aKbur the . wine bills. 'Officer paid it an went to ' his room to pack" flfls carpet bag. Having " made purchases his bag was too full, to get in an extra pair of boots. Landlord sent for—canie. Says the officer, "I can't get these 1 boots, sir. into this blamed bag." Landlord—"If you can 't I'm sure I can't." Officer--"Yes you can; for a man who can put a quart of wine in a pint bottle can put those boots in that bag." ~ ' Landlord cancelled the whole bill and returned the amount. , • ¦ Sudkll's Daughter — The girl stood on the steamer's deck 'While men in arms stood thick around, And fromJucinto's threatening sitfes A score of cannon on her frowned. She bade them leave her f...
Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
Religion. Whatever o| excelleuce is wrought in the soul itseil. belongs to hmh worlds. Real goodness does not attach itself lo-the-present I tic*; belongs to another world. Political and professional fame cannot last forever, but a conscience void oi offence before God and man, is an inheritance lor eternity. Religion, therefore, is a necessary and almost indispensable element in any human character. There is no living without it. Religion is the..tie which connects ms.n with his Creator and hirfunrb»^to His throne. ¦ ' "' . " ' ' ^ ' If that tie is suhilered or broken, he floats away a. .worthless atom in the universe, its proper attraction all gone, its destiny " thwarted, and* its whole future nothing,but darkness, desolation and death. A man with no sense of religious ' duly is he whom the Scriptures describe—in so terse hni terrfiV manner—»s living without, Rod. in the world. Such a man is nut of fit* proper being—out of the circle of all hit happiness, and awav, far awav f...
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
Don't let your children learn good and bad things indiscriminately. To be sure the bad might be eradicated in after years, btrt- it is easier to. sow clean seed than to cleanse dirty wheat. . Poverty, is -a less evil than dishonor; and a peaceful cTcmsrience is chiefly purchased with, the loss of eveiy worldly advantage. . • . a- ' ¦ ¦ ¦ ' ' Men afe often rhineil by trie 'tjei ght ; of their greatness, as a' tree-i heavily taderi wilh fruit, breaks J+s^efWrH^boiig tis. . ' Books are -embalmed- mj . nds. ¦ Fame' rs a fljwer upon a dead man's heart. ' • .. ' Children, always turn / .toward the light, O that,grown up people in this would become like little, children!; ; SufelytiftH iKe" world" must-be blipd; they can see ' rioiliing.uiiltsa it glitters. , ¦ ¦ The aneients-drfaded ueaib; the CnVtfc lion can only fear dying.•; -••' ' . ' '• ¦ ' To tnrn.lirass ^ into '~ gn!d, ' . marwrour worthless-self to an heiress. > - ¦ .' ¦ ' :
Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
In the long Run. The/e is no little of repining on the part of ,-niiny worthy people, which must be attributed chielly to a habit of forgetting some well known truths. It would be good lor all to remember that in the long run, the things which now fret and annoy will all be seen to be parts of a p ' an-ol infinite benevolence. The evils we lament will be turned into agencies ft r good, and tho sorrows we experience will eventuate in hitur%jnyf. The lite is sweetest utrich 19 passed in extracting honey even from the bitterest adversities; and he is the wisest man-W ho-C.iii- must heartily euntidean_lhe_ rectitude of Providence, and in the final supremacy of truth and right. In the long run, that the Christian will come out well, who works cheerlully, hopefully, heartily, without westing his energies upon vain regrets and passionate murmuring*). The bird sings in the storm; 'why, may not ihechitd of God rtj'viee loo, even though passing clouds lower?
Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
S g L ECrPOET RY ESRLT BA!§ *? 'Tis sweet to look buck? sometimes, To tho t bright and cheerful hours, Of young life's joyous morning, Amid its genial flowers. When euniiy curl* were clustered O'er faces fresh and fair, And every twilight left us Unburdened wilh a care. 'Tis sweet to look back, sometimes, And muse o'er all the names Of those whose merrv voices Were heard in school-day games, . The rosy cheeks and laughing eyes, gweet fnces all aglow. The. friends who shared our pleasures then Are widely scattered now. 'Tis sweet to look back, sometimps, To moments long gone by,^ And think of those who loved us, Perchance who silent lie, Where rose the phrb arbutus, And tinted pansies bloom, While soft the spirit whispers Hope sleepeth in the tomb.
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
On Monday last, in Schnykit] county. Pa , a frame dwelling occupied by a miner named Thomas Oonnell, was destroyed by fire, and horrible to relate, himself, wife, four children, a male .boarder and asefvaril girl, eight persons, pf rished in the flames. The bodies were so horribly burned that a small bed quilt covered all that remained of eight persons. , »¦¦> —. ¦ — GvnE~Fxm~rmrScmsTczrEsr—^F»ke-fresh slarked lime, and dust 1I10 affected parts well wilh it twice a day. ¦ It will not cause the horse any uneasiness, ¦jnd will be sure to effect ' s cure in afew davs. If 'yon want to gain any man's good opinion, take particular care how you behave the first time you are in company with him. . The. light .you .appear in,at first, to one wito is neither iucJinaqlMn think well or i|l of you., will strongly prejudice him either for or figai. nst you ,
Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
A Neoro's Account of the Wildcat Retreat.—A gentleman whose-slave ac enmpanied a young Confederate officer on the Wildcat expedition, asked the darkey on his return to Nashville, how long the army was on "Ihe march from its encampment to the battle-field. 'About four days,' was the reply. '-Well, how long were they in- marching back?" "About two days, mnssa.'' " Whv, how is that Joe? Could they travel faster back when they were broken down with four days march and a severe fight, thtn they traveled forward, after a grind rest in camp?" '¦Oh I'M tell you what made the differpnee, mas«a,' said old Joe;''it " was the music. They marcheu lowar<l Wildcat to the tune of Dixie. When ' lhey marched back, the tune was, "Fire in the mountains —run, boys, ruii!"
Id= 18 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
WHAT WE'RE F1GUTISG FOB. When rebel guns on StrattcrV-walls A pair of breeches trifilo ^ _ I thought 'twas time_to_dorTif:coafc All trimmed with army braid. ; v - And bo I parted from my wife, And on her lips I sealed A kiss, and said, now go to grabs While I go take the field. I feel . contented, and my heart , With martial ardor glows, 80 here's farewell to home and pbiends, To fight my country'? foes. Way down on old Virjrinny's soil. On Potomac's tranquil shore, Instead of my poor baby's cry III hear the cannon noAR. JVo more I'll puff my prime cigar, And listen to his prattle For me,'instead, the din of war, - For me the smoke of battle. ' I'll to show the rebel states The depth of their delusion—The next to iiealtii tliere'anothing like A good old Constitution.
Id= 16 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
Sweet Old Age.—God sometime* gives to man a guilikfs and holy second child hood, in which the boul becomes childlike, not childish, aud the faculties, in full fruit and ripeness, are mellow, without sign of <leoy. This is that sought fur land of Beulah, where they who manfully the Christian, way abide awhile, t« sliow the world a perfect manhood. Life with its battles and its sorrows,lies lar belt 1111Vthem; the soul has thnrtvn off its armour, and sits in an evening undress of calm an holy leisure. Tnirce blessed the-family or neighborhood that nunibiirs among ' in one of those not yet a»cended sai-its ! Gentle are they an,d tolerant, and apt 10 play With little children; and easy to be pleased with Ultle pleasure. [ /¦ ' " ''
Id= 19 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
>^How Francis F. Blair "Got Jessie." The Politicians te!l a good story of a collision between Francis P. Blair, Senior, (of the old Globe firm of Blair and Rives) and Jessie Benton Fremont, wife of the ex General of the West, which shows how immensely caustic and impudent a " woman's wit can be wHen tlie head which hold's the tongue is educated, and when the spirit is high enough lo dare to battlewitli everybody and everything, it may stand upon record as one of the best shots e.ver launched by a -woman's tongue. When Jessie came on to Washington, a few months ago, to endeavor to lerret out the hostility to her husband which .was evidently working there, she very naturally
Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
CHILDREN IS HEAVEN Jn the broad fields of heaven, In the immortal bowers, Dwelling by life's clear river, Amid the undying flowers—^briads of beauteous spirits, Fair children.of tho earth, Linked in bright bands celestial Singiof their human biffh. They sing of earth and heaven—/THvinest voices raise, In thanks and praises unto Him The_fr_olilcn-haircd, the-blue-eyed, That lighted up our life, Anil folded were, within our hearts, From all.4he world's rude strife; The blessings of our bosoms, The stare upon our sky, The flowers up-springing in onr path, Too beautiful to die: r « •They are all there in Heaven, .Safe, safe, and stVectly blessed; Jvo cloud of sin can shadow Their bright and holy rest.
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
, . — nww-r Irrevocable Acts.—Yonder lives one who has gone to the filent ; shores, he re.al-: ' 3"9 now that his acts «re jrrevocab!e--rhe feela what before he dad fancied, ttiat time cannot alter them. Beside the bier there stands; a weeping friend; and too late he finds that tears cannot t(Ti:ct his acts, that repentance caunot amend ' them; 100 late he finds that every " act of harshness, every b. ii:«>r word, every^sarcastie expression, lives forever; too late he tinds that unseen wing* have btirne ^ his deeds beyond the Rig ht of love, and itiat he can ' never recall ihem to his embrace again. ;
Id= 17 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
A Goon Life —A life well jpent.a rhnr acter uprightly sustained, is no sliglit legaey to leave to. one's children, ai.d to the world, f'T it js the inoM eloquent lesson, of virtue, aad the severest reproof i>f : vire, while it continues an enduring s^urre of the b&st'Uirx ' of riches. Well fur tliosn who c«n' say us' P«pe did, - in . rej-iinder 10 the! sarcasm ot L «rd Hprvry; - ••( think'it enongh thai my parents.michi as tu ' ey were, never* copt me ablush; and their son, such as he is, new eosl'lheni a temf."
Id= 82 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
lunger vaunt of the superior powers and (mTverf of iheT tJooih and the Cowardice of tlie North—a change hat ome over the spirit of their dream* and they now aJujit ihe probabi|tty of being ovetc 'ome, but declare-they ufll bill their women and chil dreu and die Io ihe last man before they will yield* The. depression «>l Hie Rgbela had o! course caused the Union men much j"y, aud__ihey were ~ looking fur ward -ii» -their early dtHvtranee with hope and confidence. The levy fur troops wag progressing, anil all able to bear arms, between Ihe age of 18 and 00, tvere being forced Io enroll ihcir names and attend drill. The Union men were-thus being forced into tt.e service, and wete learning the manual nitli the determination in me ihe knowl edge for sn enlirtly different purpose from thai intended by their instructors. The rebels admit that unless every man capable ol bearing arm!) is immediately brought into the service, Virginia wilLhate to setrendrr within Ihe next thirty d...
Id= 78 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
fewlaaatt9tt-o£Q-on.-HaHo 0 k. Head' uis. Dkpahimknt of Mi9Sihjkri, _ J?r. Louis. February 29 Tlie m»jnr general coinmaitding ihe de pArinient uesircs to impress upon all ufii rers the iuiporianee uf preserving good or der and dmcipliue- among their itunffl as the armies of ihe U'est advance into Tenncs!>Ke and the Southern Siaita. Let us nhow to diiTt fellow citizens in those States that we come merely, to e.rus/i out rebellion, anil restore t.i them peace and iIih be in Ii is of ihe .Conslitulion and ihe Union, ol which they liave been- deprived by selfish and unprincipled leadt-is. They )>ave beeu told that we come la op pres» and (iluntler. By our act we will undeceive ' them. We uyll prove to them that we co.-ne to restore, not to violate, tlie ConsliuuioU and the laws. In reslor ing to them the glorious flag of the Union, we will assure io them thai they "shall enjoy under its folds the same pfolecltoil ol life and property as in lornier days. Soldiers &...
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
6sftRi:N»»y Deftilflmirit t&« been u« ^oet^' »bly.; sdjmrti#tere<T.tlf Sit. Welles wbr^ lkfcility, judjjcnveni inrf energy. We must remfmbvr than the Secretary created, his navy otrtof nMhfng. W hen he aostf med thir SjOUfnlio o( his office, be foflnd the Mw ship iitof our national marine scattered oveir <he earth, in the drtiant Pacific, *r rd JSast jfhd'rsn Seas, and! (he coast of A if jeaT^~^rieTS~^aTTreS9oiroi» e»erv ~ qoar ^ ter deck, an* the ntfmes of traiiors^overed pag es of the rYavsr register, tt «as^n(|>nsr sible to marnt*tn « bloefeade of even the princfrVal joints*, and a few miserable pi"i vxteefa were permitted to rove and plunder Oti/ bommeree on the Mexican Uulf and the <JarfibVa;n Sea. Without detailing the efforts of the Secretary, ret tfs see whal h*s Seen done. An efficient trlocKa'de it rrtnintarned alohg the whole Southern.60*01 —not absolutely perfect, for such a. thing is impossible, but perfect enorrgh to destroy ...
Id= 81 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
INTERESTING PROH RICHMOND - From, an interview had yesterday witb Mr. George XV. Walker, of Waynesboro', Pa., one of the' returned prisoners, says a Washington writer, Ihe following highly interesting intelligence was gleaned:' He raya^hal he! was taken seven months since, whilsr on a vimt 10 ' Virginia, -and lias ac led as clerk in this Quartermaster' s Deyartment aHticftmoud; | >feTformitig all duties in coirnefiiiou with (he prisoners, thus veciiri'ng af pafnte that ertabreit hhn to mix freely with tf>e citizen a and- sjldiers:- ' - He brtngs wrlh him rrrany unmistakable evidences of ihe fact lhat there exists in ltiRhmoinl and the vicinity a strong and gallant band of Union men, who ate wil ling and- gnxiotis at the proper ; rn«n\ent to welcome the' old Bug, and fight, if neces-8»ry. to sustain its supremacy. They requested him to make the toti hnown to the Government fhart they claim in-b« three thousand strong, and that a full regiment of drilled voluntee...
Id= 69 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
Thf. Exhibition— Disgraceful Conduct* —The Firsi Anniversary of the "Belle ' s Leu res Society" of the Waynesboro' . CIaasica'l and Commercial Institute, was advertised to come off on Saturday evening last. Ataivearly .hour the Hall was filled with ladies and gentlemen, anxious o f cov.rse. to witness the esetffisetj bin unfortunately for the society and iIip audience, a number ol bad boys and lawless ruffians were admitted, whose conduct was mos^ disgraceful. The disorder on the. part of the "cattle".finally became so great, that the principals, Messrs. Uarniiz and Tiim mer, in the absence of an officer, we!-e compelled to ' adjourn the Exhibition until Monday evening. On-Monday evening tbe Hall was again filled. The services of ex-Constable Herr having been secured, good order wss preserved throughout--The-exb ibitiorrpforeu 1 —nrigStyTnte7esTinig7 the students, without a single exception, having acquitted themselves Creditable to themselves and their instructors. At Ih* sonsl...
Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 28 February 1862
Pabitt Sule.~9<-c advertisement of Ait If; Burger; in another column. Diad. -z'T h* tittle daughter of !tlr. J.i> seph Anderson. «» severely btirirerl several wee Its itgon, lingered untrl Stftorday last when she expired. , ~ iTarbingertofSpring.—The Blue Birds. Itobbins and Black Hires have recently made (heir appearance-ISJ JSj» ' PaWablt Furnilurt— We direct' atrenliun to the sale of valuable furniture advertised ifi to dsy'a paper b'y t). C. Heese^ or Smithsbarg. - ^ tlnion Atttling. —tte Hbv* teen reqfues led to announce that a meeting id the Uoi on Party uf Washington Township will be held rh the Town Hall, at 1 o'clock, on Stttitrdfiy llit 6th t>f March, to nominate a ticket to be supported! at ll.e Coming Spring Election. Glorious iVeecs.— The^news of the occfi^ pation of Nashville by the Union forces under Genera) Bnell. is eoirftintiK The thieving stountirel, flojd . st last sfeftounts. was still rtttining. A Bitter Pill.—The recent glorions vi...