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AS II TABU r. A. OITto.
Saturday Morninp, Dec. 23, 1872.
The Boatrm ft.iard rr AMrrmi;! rdim-il a
Ilconaa to Mu?dam-s W.xj.tli a I ( .tii.l t'l ifliii t
lecture In Muslo IIhII.
, tW The Liverpool pucka Ge-rtiintiia went
athure uu tho More 'f France ; 111) lives wire
tf Great Britain it reported In Iisvp rrinon
tlratrd trains', the Uiiasinii iutusiou of Cculrnl
' tW Prince Bismnrk, hy ulllciiil r script, lins
tTi Mieved from tlie Presidency of llic l'rin
ty It H tinted thai Ihc iw.jit marked fen
ture vftlic book tratlu nt the present moment
Is tue largH and incn nxlnir demand for teien
, tific works and periodicals.
tW "Hon. Bkn. Wadk' liamlsonn attluugli
Ur la bound to marry a poor carpeult r" U the
latest New York solution. Ben. any a it may
br ao, but lie Las j et to Iruru that he lias a
Win the K. Y. Oyer Terminer nntlirSIst,
Francis Train pleaded puipv t publishing n
paper called tbc "Train League." which accor
ding to the iudictmt nt ia mi obseene publica
tion. t3T Judjte Orr, of Smith. Ouroliiiii, accrpla
the Uussiuu mission, and expect to anil lor
Kurope about the first of January, though be
prelcra not to encounter the rigors of the St.
Petersburg climate liil the middle of March-
MT Alter a protract. A trial of Cundurnneo
In the cancer records oflhe Middlesex Hospi
tal, iu London, the metrical authorities of that
luatitulion havcarrived tit tin; concUiniun that
the drug baa no eft", ct on canri r.
tTF" Prof. Henry Cow 1 , D. D., of 0!.,-!iii.
Bemlnnry haa enriched the libraliries of one
huudmt and tweny-ftve missionaries of the
American Hoard by the gilt of ns many copies
l each of hia comment .ries on the Psalms and
WTlie Independent alalia thai, while R..'y.
Dr. Patton retain an editorial connection
with the Advance, tluit paper m now paaacd
Into the hands of Mr. J. II. T Marsh, Its for
mer managing editor, and Mr. Turner, Its pub
lisher, who ateiimu its cutiro management for
the nest two years.
V The new an J capacious Iron structure
known ft the Tabernacle, knotted in, the ci!y
til Brooklyn, of which Key. T. Do. VYilt Tal
innge D. 1). wag pastor win totally destroyed
by fire on Sunday morning lnpt. The ll..ines
originated Just be lure the u.-mul hour fur morn
ing sir vice.
L3 The Old South Church hi Boston ia In
be Uascd to tho (lovi rnm nt Tor a Post- Ollicc
ttT a period of two years, Thla, we suppose,
aeltk the matter. The building will prolm
Uy never be cccuphd for religious purposes
gain and tlte society will find uew tpiuriers in
tome more fusion able region.
The Democratic -Mayor ol'HoKioii will
probably bill to tecum his second term after
nil. The committee recounting the vote have
discovered a "mialtiku" of about five hundred
votes In tho second w.trd, and tlm rcciilicn
tioo of thla "mistake" will elect Pierce, tho lie
pubheaa candidate. ,
UP The Grand Jury, "nt ihc rerun t term of
courl at Steubeiiville, nude it lively for whbt
ky men. Jutlgt Miller, of the common Pleas,
treated the violators ot the law to from live to
tight day's imprisonment in Jail, in addition to
ftuet ranging from two buiidr. d to three hun
dred dollars each.
6t IIarvohd University U introducing re
forms, or perhaps more properly, experiments,
into its policy and regulations. Coinpulnatory
recitations and morning prayer have been
abolished, and the student ia no longer taught
by tho praclico or precept ol hia Alma Maler,
to begin tho day by an Invocation of Divine
favor and protection.
HTFurlhor procet dings rn the Greeley w ill
ease at While Plains have, by general coimcnt
been postponed till January lllth, before which
time the counwtl retained by a number of
wealthy gentlemen ofthh city, in the Inter
i st of the Misses Greeley expect to effect un
adjustment with the tiMiiagt-ra of the Children's
Akl Shoiety, who appear to bo now tho only
contestants of the will.
tSJT The weather rrporia nro to be sent to
alt-post oflloes reunited by daily mail, and dis
played hi frames at the pent oflic.ca for the ben
em of the iigi'lcultiirul community, a.i they
hava been for the inalruclion of tho ahlppiug
lulereats. lkd'ore long the farmer w ill regu
late bis plowing, ing, and harvcaliiig, by
the weutlkes ImJlelUis, aa thu ahipmaatera now
do their eleparture from port.
IW Justice U alert and uctlvo In Connect
icut. Horace Illukeklee, convicted of an at
tempt to wreck railroad Indue, has been sen
tenced to ten years in tho Stales Prlaon ; and
notwithstanding the plea that bu was Intoxlciv
ted tt tho time tho act was committed.
William II. Wndltlgli, ton, lato discount ch rk
of the Mertlmuts llank In fl'mton, haa been
sentenced to five years in the Dedhnm Jail for
liitenb zzh metil of iO,0OO of the r.imU of that
bauk, about a year ugo.
t2f The horse a In Camden Ark., arc sadly
affected by the epizooth', and the loeal newnpa
lvt informs its That they are' subjected lo a
treatment of blankets, asxa'cclida, and hot
whisky and waU r. It must K" (be heart
of any genuine Arkansas traveler In aee the
but-mentioned article lavished upon horses.
It Bcvet much increased the locmotlve pow
rrt of tho human raee, and a horao w ho should
have the epizootic and delirium Irement to
gether wouldb't bo likely lo tmvel muck fur
ther In this world otlcaat. .
t3T Wo are likely toon lo have a r rud in
Alksnsat mnlt ta. The dechiruliou of tho
Bute vole It expected to cr- ntea disturbance
a the Imprethion baa already gone out that
the Canvatiiig QoarJ huve n-aidved In count
in UteC'laylon aaiididiite. The mo.t Ibigranl
outragea-were perpntraled upon thu voter of
Arkansas!! the expectation that Hit exclu
sion ot 80006 of tln-nw hum the polls would
elect the Clayton candidates i and w ben that
was not tiinlciettt the end diidred, precincts
were thrown nut iintil eunuch of the Llbenv1
vote It canceled to Insure the triumph of the
tJT There teems lo be aUolulety no- end In
Hie dUwstert by fl'tnd and te.i. The other day,
U fat rejMirled that heavy a'oms bad to
awollen ttreaiusthut tome pant of Belgium
were dUaslroindy inundated, and that Purls
ta flooded ia ui t. - Now, Kngland ia sillier
12 from a similar calamity, and thrxe or four
- naiderab!e ttreama hau- wver-llowed their
bants, spreading devastation through the fer
tile regloot tA Jit iocitirvDely,.ad Nolllng
liara. A Liverpool intborhy estintatut that
431i;jicraon have prUhed by disaster on the
toMst.tlurin" the past ten uayt. This It
dreadful catalogue of ) w till wliltU ' lo close
r :'' j
H" On Friday nioridng last, Barnum's
Museum and Menairrrie on Fourth Avenue
Sew York (rtu destroyed by lire. Nothing ot
this large collection was saved except two Ele
pliant and a Camel. This is the third time
that Barnum haa been burned out. Though
particulars are not given, it la Mippotcd thn
loss at this lime, It nearly covered by Insurance.
tS" At Washington it Is thought the polyg
amy problem will toon be tetlled by tho ad
ministration. The delegations In tho interest
of Younn, In that city, w ho recently canio from
Utah, are working with less Impu to avert the
coming storm. President Grant has expressed
a determination lo put an end to Mormon In
stitutions. After the holidays thu necessary
laws wl'.l be presculed In Congress. Humors
of Impending chaugc t.mong high ofUciuls In
Utah arc current.
Uovxtv Biu.. The House of representa
tives, has passed an Important bounty land
bill which gives to every man who served In
11)3 war of the rebellion for ninety days to
100 acres of public land and provides Hint ho
shall receive the certificate thereof w ilhout Tees
The bill differs from other bounty bills in Hint
it does not require residence on tho soil to
perfect the title ; Hie soldier can sell tho land
to whom ho pleases. Principally because of
this feature it was opposed by somo of the
ablest meu in the House, including some of the
licsl soldiers. These certificates will bill into
the hands of speculator and be huwkcd over
Ihe country at cheap rates, so that it is doubt
ful if the soldiers will realize (if the bill passes)
a month's pay from his certificate. The Sen
ate w 111 baldly pass Ihe bill j nt all events it
will scrutiniz1-1 its provisions cl isely,
Tim Kkpout ok tub Onto Commission-
of Kailroads shows the following statistics for
the year ending June iJO, 1872: The capital
invested in lines running in Ohio, $l'Ji,7il,520i
the Ohio proportion of the funded debt of these
roidsis iau2J.0T2; proportion or floaling
debt, $., 15,700 ; Ihe number of miles of road
running over Ohio soil ia 3,787; thu cost of
construction and equipment or these Is f 20(,
i3V.8Uj ; the et.ruins for Ihe year is $34,'2.'37,
7U3; operation expenses, 923,30'2,73D ; ne; earn
ings, $10,7.15,000; ihe number of persons killed
within the Slate, 11)2, nnd 358 injured; 1,020
animals were killed niuldamnges paid therefor,
$12,373; total number of uersiuis employed on
these lines lu Oliio, 85,333. There 1ms been
built w Whin the year 375 miles of roae!.
AsoTiiint Wall Stuekt Sknhatiom took
phice on Thursday of lust week, caused by the
report of a proposed settlement of accounts
between Jay Gould and tho Krie Company.
Tho suits instituted by President Watson
against Gould w ere mttiaiied by the surrender
of properly of the value of f 9,000,000, which,
by this net is uknowledged to have be-en
wrongfully taken and withheld plundered
from the company. The sensation teems to
arise from the speedy result of Pres't Vut3on's
movement in the inalter. ' Although no one
doubt-d tho perseverance tho unswerving
purpose of Watson, or tho corruption and
culpability of Guild, his coming down nt so
early a stage of tho proceeding, and the signal
succYss of the movement, seemed to take every
ono by surprise. Tho enormity of tho sum,
ton, wiis in itself, of a somewhat startling
character. It was supposed that Gould had
pluck, . having the means A craftiness could
render litigation uncertain. The grip of Mr.
Wntson however firm, and forbidding all
chanco of escape, might at least, bo drawn
tediously out, and In the end very much whit
tle down tho whole claim. Tho voluntary
proposition of turreudry, was thestnrtlingand
sensational feature of tho affair. Tho surren
dry was miido on the 20th, and the reader w ill
bo interested perhaps In running over u brief
schedule of thn assets, or securities turned
over. Tho business was transuded at the
office of the attorney of tho compnny, P, L.
VI. Barlow. .Mr. Watson was preseut through
out thu counting of the securities, and the
signing of the receipts. Gould also remained
and assisted In the work. He has surrendered
unconditionally all his real estate In New Jer
sey, Pennsylvania and Uhodo I.dund, tho
Grand Opera House, with ten or twelve adjoin,
big buildings on Tweuly-tliird and Twenty-
fourth streets, together with a valuable plot of
ground at tho foot of Twenly-lhird street,
North Iliver. IIu also promised to secure Mi a.
Lucy Fisk's interest in tho Grand Opera
House. Thu Rhode I-dund properly la sup
posed to be Ids magnificent Marino Villa on
Ihe point at Newport. Tho Nuw York title
comprehends his real estate interest em the
North Kiver shore, and the Pennsylvania
properly is said lo represent coal fields. His
absolute surrendu' of (lie Grand Opera House
property would seem to indicate that Mrs. l-'i.ik
bad been convinced of her inability to hold
her ownership. What arrangement had been
made between Gould and tho Fisk estate by
which this has been brought about Is un
known. Tho Company have agreed io settle
with Hie estate of Flak for Fink's half of tho
Opera House and $100,000 in cush. This will
leave Fink's widow with less than $100,000.
The actual legal transler of real estate, em
bracing tracts of land iu Ohio and Pennsylva
nia, may require much more time lhau the
bonds and stocks.
Tliis is, perliai s, one nf Ihe most noteworthy
transactions of the day, and will give promiu
enco to Mr. Watson's name not only in this
country, but among thn English stockholders
und capitalists of the old world.
Notwithstanding tho startling and stupen
dous nature of this transaction, it is believed
that Gould will turn the thing lo bis personal
advantage, as lit thu humiliation ol being
forced out of the presidency by (sickles, bo
may now make more money, than by holding
on. With thu 200,000 shares nf Krlo slock
held by him, and that which ho would be ena
bled to buy up on either side of Ihc water, ho
would very likely nnd himself the gainer by
his surreudry, from the atlvaneo Irr its value.
Ho haa slopped lltlgit'lou yielded to Pres't
Walton's demands, and the market for Ki le is
iv-alu buoyant and Gould U la Ihe lull
tldu of prosperliy, with every prosjicct of
a long puree? f successful tlnk-Jobbinif before
him. Besides realizing a great deal ot money,
merely by iho operation ef sun enduring prop-
riy w hich he cini'.d not keep, be hat tecurod
a large Intercut In tho road, and according to
some accounts, a voice in lit management.
lie has completed Ihe scheme upon wbleli lie
has worked so long, of consolidating an tiulu
tcmipted railway route from New York to
8an Frauclsco. Ho and Ida partners control
already the connecting Hues from I-nke Erie
to Iho Pacific, and nothing wna needed to finish
the chain but lo lay a third rail over the Krlo
Itoad, and thla can be done w ith Mr. Gould's
sui rendered securities. In a word, tho surreu
dry is another of Mr. Gould's brilliant
The status oihe Triiiun and it editorial
relations are bcooinfng not a little mixed and
vexations. Last week the dUpalchea I u lor Hi
ed ut that Vice President; CoKax bad accepted
Iho position tended blm, of Chief f lit Edito
rial bureau, and W had hardly b0 to press,
with that tdiase of the matter, before It wat
contradicted nnd instead of an early cooku
nation of that relationship, we were told
that Mr. Colfax bad gone lo his Western home
to spend the holidays. Whitelaw Keld's re
tirement Irotn the 7WJtt! Iripod was also
announced, Rhlng color to Ihe Incoming of
Iho Vive President. Now we have another
telegram in Monday last's dispatches (o tho ef
fect ihot Wlllnm Orton, after considerable ncgo-
Itation, has re sold lo Whitelaw Kled fillv
shares out of ihe one hundred constituting iho
capital slock oflhe Tribune Association for n
large advance on the price at which he last
week purchased It. He retains b!s ono share
Willi thu unerstaiidlng that ho shall bo elected
one oflhe trustees, of tho Association, thus
securing It tho benefit of hit wide Influence
ond recognized .business ubility.
Gettino Back. In a long article that ap
peared in the Irilntntoi Monday last, we find
Ihe following paragraph, throw img light up.
un its ful tiro course:
He, Greeley, would have made Tnr, Tni-
ni'XK still the tit lender ol that pure Republican
ism to which I no cottony owes its present
prosperity the Republicanism Which in ad
versity was tired w lib generous impulses, und
lolly designs, ami the spirit of heroic patience,
ill id sacrilice, ami hope, bo lar us an Admin
istration remained true to this ideal parly, it
mi'ght depend upon hia cordial Irieiidsliip.
Bui Republicanism always came first in Ids
mind; the Administration, whatever it might
be, came alterwiirils.'
Again the sauio sentiment in varied lan
guage, goes to show that the policy of the
pre sent Tribune proprietors is to return il, so
f.r as may be to Its old position in the Repub
lican party :
, "They propose continuin,', so far ns the
works w liicli he began, nnd w inning, yet more
largely, H it may be, lor the great' journal,
whiuu lie has let I , untimely, to bis associates,
the respect und iitlachmeiit of Ihe same clasps
of enlightened und liberal men and women
who have been its tiiends through many
COAST MOUNTAINS, Cal., Dec. 14., 1872.
I'l ieiid Kced :
Having for the last six months liclel
cotiiniuuiuii with big trees mul locks,
Ingli hills ami deep valet, I felt desirous
of lvnvino tho uoiujmtiioi.ahip of inani
mate objects, an. I auiii ",iiiiiolin.f wi,
the world." It is saiel that ' God made
the country nnd man mado iliei city."
(tod did Il'.u work well, and Iho lovers
of Naturo never tire of BtiKlviiiL? its
beauties; but like seeks like, and 1 was
desirous ot enjoying lor a time the socie
ty of man's work. H iving a few days
ol leisure I accoruingly sadelled my horse
for a trip to thu city ; instead of taking
tho Coast route which is longer but
pleasant. I resolved to make my journey
shorter and "cut across hii."' Aly
toutu lay diagonally over thes-o moun
tains. hicli i.ru not connected together
in a continuous chain, but each one seems
to have a separate existence : as a conse
qttenco travelling over ihum is necessari
ly slow and tcelio'i-'. I found myself
more than once voluntarily singing the
nursery rhyme "Now we- go up, up,
up ; and now we go d vn, down, 'down
cy." My horsu hceincd to perforin in
credible feats; at times she stood on her
ear, then, te versing her position, ahe
would poise herself uu Ikt tail. 1 lan
ded inysell to bu (JeiieiMl Fremont.
crossing iho K icky .Mountains, and had
Inn Amellcan liig, 1 should nke hnn
have planted it on ouu of tlitso highest
I.ale in the afternoon ol iho first day
I brought up at thu houso of a rancher
who owns 4,000 acres of laud with
scarcely a level pliu-e on which to build
a house. Hy noon of thu next day J
had le-l'L thu mountains behind lite, and
was in the level lauds of Santa Kosa
Valley ; bounded on ono side by the
Coast .Mountains I had just left, nnd on
tho cast by the Koiiora Mountains ;
just beyond whicn Ilea Napa Valley, tho
garden ot the) blato. Ibis is a greut
fruit country. Fruit of all kinds grows
in abundance, am of tho choices', kind.
The applet nro largo and very fair, uil I
have yet lo see tho first nurly or wormy
one. ibis may bu owing to tho cure
peoplu laku of their orchards. They
cultivate them as thu Ohio laruiers do
their corn. The fruit has not that line
llavor il has with you, but il certainly
lias a belter appearance1. Ar a general
thing thu crops never tail ; to one) accus
tomed lo teeing uu occasional shower, it
is a wonder howr any thing can grow
here, during lliu dry season ; bill it, cer
tainly does, and the grain, fruit, and veg
etables surpass anything 1 ever saw in
Ohio, in tiuauLity if uouiu (jualily. Ev
erything is sold by weight, and I have
not teen an implement i( ''Dry Measure"
since I camei to California. The grain
and vegetables ure ail sacked, und iu this
way sent to market. No cellars or
warm storehouses are needed lo protect
the crops from the cold, and they are
left out, all winter, with only a covering
to protect liom thu rain. Farming is a
profitable business in thin country, bui
lliu farmers depend on nature to elo the
most of the labor. They do not work
or manure their laud as much ns the
farmers in thu States, and as a conse
quence the laud is wearing out. There
in also a great lack ofuicclarm buildings.
This gives to the country a "poverty tort
of look." One will find ia Ohio many
uoru lioustt, which cost more than uil
the buildings of some of thetu largest
1 lefi my horse at Fctaluinn, look the
cars tor Donahue, and from thuiice
lo the city by boat. The trip down the
bay, reminded me of tho iludsuii, al
though the scenery of the Hudson is
more grand. Here, as there, Nature has
hemmed in the buy by the grand old
mountains, but there is an abaeuco ot
those splendid residences, and other
works ot art, which gives to the Hudson
its uir ot enchantment. We pass on our
left the month ot the Napa and Kscre
inento rivers, near which is situated Val
ley o, a city ot considerable magnitude
and importance ; also Maio Island, on
which is the Navy Yard. To-our riabl
we leave tho towns of SSan ltuf.el. and
San Qticutiu. At the latter place, pub
lic buddings are erectetl where unruly
Culifoi'iiiuns enu work tor the beuebt of
the Slate, These California towns have
Spanish uoir.es, and in most of them the
au " iiiteiomiiiaies; tue pronunciation
fiert is far different trout the school boy
pronunciation ot Hie Males.
Aside trout the plaoe meuuouea mere
is nothing to attract the attention of the
traveller down the bat, unless lie is seri
ously minded and finds in these grand
old mountain and rocky islands Hi sub
jects for ihoujrht atid meditation. .
V lieu on- my way back, 1 bad ttio
pleasure of meeting on the boat,- Eng
land's celebrated writer Anthony Trol
loptv He, no doubt thinking 1 was a
native her; tiled imu with questions,
concerning the curiosities, climate, soil,
Ao., of this State, lie bad jmst landed
inn Australia, and after doing Califor
nia, be and his wgoool wife," were going
easf, nnd from thence to "Merry Ensr
Innd." In approaching San Freneisco by wo
trr, one can form an idea Ot its commer
cial importance. Ships from all nations
are discharging their cargoes at the
wharves, while others are anchored in
the bay waiting for dockage room. Fer
ry boatt are plying between the city and
points of interest on the bay; while
steamers and sail vessels are constantly
arriving nnd departing, from and lo
places on the rivers and coast. Once in
the city I found the same busy place of
six months ngo. There was the hurrying
to and fro of pedestrians, all on business,
no one knew what; the click, clack, ot
wngons, the jingle of street cars, min
gled w ith an occasional oath of tho driv
er ns lie gets into a blockade; commo
tion and confusion this is San Fran
cisco. I was in the city on Sunday, nnd hnJ
not known tho d.ty of lliu week, I should
have thought it a "gala day," instead of
the Sabbath. Excursion parties were
leaving the cily ; bands of inuaio were
playing, nnd places of amusement were
open w ith unusual attractions to "draw
the crowd." I voluntarily followed un
til I found myself at "Woodard's Gar
dens." This man Woodard, ia the 'Bar
nuni of the l'aoifio Coast." He has
quite extensive grounds well laid out in
walks, leading to cozy arbors, with rustic
seals, and interspersed w illi the choicest
shrubs and most beautiful flowers. There
are tropical fruits and plants ot every
description, dates, oranges ami lemons
growing in profusion. Here are a choice
cfolleclion of curiosities from all parts ot
the worhl ; also many species ot the ani
mal kingdom ; all making a museum and
menagerie ot no small dimensions. Iu
the audience room were seated some
5,000 persons to see a burly African
I'drink hot alchohol, and handle red hot
iron and cannon balls." The Negro did
his part well, and the contact of tho hot
iron with his feet and hands, gave to
tho room very much the smell of a
blacksmith shop when searing a
horse's hojf. A fair damsel danced the
"Highland Fling," and an "Irish Jig,"
nnd the programme was ended. Thus I spent
the Sabbath ; but I was in " . Home und I did
as the Unmans did." Still there are many
church going people iu San Francisco, but
uiero uro very lew churches. The Jewish
Synagogue Is a building of vast proportions;
so are some of the Catholic churches; but the
orthodox ones arc few and small.
Ihe following Tuesday was election day,
and the city was very quiet, polling only a
little over half its registered votes, lii the eve
ning hundreds gathered around the newspaper
offices, anxious I'm returns. The Chronicle ex
hibited n transparency, and as the various tel
egrams were received, they were reproduced
on car.v.iss by tins gleam of calcium lights.
During thu interval between dispatches, comic
and patriotic pictures were shown, thus keep
ing up ute miriii ana interest ot the crowd;
built was poor reading for Iho Democrats, und
at midnight I retired, hoping that the morrow
wouiu urmg news more consoling; bul the
morrow's news buried us deepi r and deeper
with defeat, and I said. Difcited but not con
quered. Tho city was too much agitated wilb,
lis own ntl'.drs, to be excited over ihe election.
Two noted formers had lust escaped from lis
Jail, through the treachery of olllcers, and a
rewiru oi $ t ,uu wus ollereet tor their recapture
also vast frauds were being unearthed in Ihe
Harbor Department. When I found llial Iheso
olllcers and office holders were nil Republicans
acting under Republican instructions, 1 thought
to myself "There must be some mistake iu this,
Ed, you have been led to believe lhat ONLY
Democrats are corrupt," bul with a sober sec
ond thought, 1 knew you could not circum
scribe men's morality by pnrtv lines.
I met Meut. E. B. Hubbard and spent the
part of two days very pleasantly with him.
His brigade were under marching orders for
the cast, and lie left the Pacific coast with
many regrets ; ho expects lo spend next 4th, of
July with friends in Ashtabula. I envn-d him
his anticipations; and while he was hurried
on toward sunrise, 1 wus jogging up to my
The middle of Di'ccmber, snd such glorious
weather! I can Imagine you in Ashtabula
are shivering with thu cold. Perhaps to-day
It is cold and blustering, and the snow is being
drlveu i.i great drills before your doors; or the
ground may bo covered with snow which,
squeaking under your sleigh runners, shows
thai the air is keen aud frosty, and aa the cus
tomers at your stores come iu, muflled iu great
coats and w arm clothing, they exclaim as they
draw near the lire, ' It is very cold." Here il
Is very dill'erent. I have not seen a flake of
snow since I left tho Sierra Nevada mouulains,
last May. We have had only tour rainy daya,
the sun shines each day, und the air is clear
and warm ; tho doors o' our houses are open
and we have no flies during the day ; uieu
work w ith their coats and jackets off, and they
huve to atop occasionally to wipe the sweat
from their brows ; the grass is green, flowers
are in blossom, and farm. rs. are busy sowing
their oals; everything looks to roe lika au
Ohio spring; I cannot realize this to be win
ter. But w inter brings to you rest, for nature
as well as man ; it la ihe season In which you
give way lo enjoyment. Here we can and
must work all the year round ; as for enjoyment,
the inhabitants of these mountains amuse
themselves Iheso long evenings with four pegs,
a little board full of holes, and Ally-two oblong
paste-board cards upon which are curicua
lib roglyphlus. I believe call the game
Fuioiit Tiiaius Upon the L. 8. & M. &. line
are uguln in lull operation on the Sabbath.
If law constrained the observance of tbe Sab
bath, ns was asserted, by tho hauling off of the
trains, are wa to infer that a disregard of law
has lead to the resumption of the freight
trade ? will tome ono inform us?
rpiIF.KK WILL W AN EX AMI N A-
-t. Una of Te-achen at Jeflurin. Snlurdnr. January
II. I .JOHNSON,
Clerk of ttuard.
'FAKE NOTICE, WHOM IT MAY
A- concern . 'Vbe unxuled accounts of II. B. A B. V,
Van Norman, now In my haiala for colltfiion, If not
artilnt hy ilia lal of Jamisrjr, IKia. will bwiaoroartor left
for collvutlmi at Iba coat of tun ludi-biod. Hloara call
aud artiiu at oucc. VH 1. O. FIS11KU.
WILLllESOLD AT PUULIUSALE
on tlm f vlato of Harlo Prlhillo. dMaad, on tht
Smith Klduu, In llio towa.litp of tlajrjirook, ou balur
tlay, tliv -tilt dtty of Junuary, IbiS, theniilowiiiKartlelua,
to-wlt : ena two hora wnon,oua carrWire, oue watch,
mm saddle, two atrlnea of bclla, uua aliighj baratfas, ou
cutter, aud other articles.
Term.- All auma of tl and l.ndcr, raah ; all OTar
thai aamuut, from lareo to nine month credit.
J. II. M1TCUK1X, AdiuluUtrator.
Kaybrook, Pec. It, lbH. SUM
Sheriff Sale of Goods and
Aalilahnla Cotasion Pleaa, November Term, int.
Thomas MiiIIUmii attains! Gordon A Wrleht.
tinier of sale of (iroueri; attach befoia anal Judj-
Bm" V VIKTUE OF AN OKDER OF
ails. (Inly tsaacst from aald Court la the above on
to me directed, 1 will oner for aale he way of puhllo
auction, at the dooT of Taoinae MulUipn'e Hotel,
A"htauula depot, Aahtabala County, Ohio, on Tbure
day, the sd day of January, A. l, ISIt, hetwetu tbe
hour of 10 and o'clock at aald day, the following da
ecrtlwd good, and ehatlele. Ui.wlt: Twelve dumpeare,
ix carta, three plow, one anrluif watiron. double and
elude barneaa. aud a lot of railroad loole, couetttlne:
picae, auoveia, wiiveioarrowe, acrapere. auu utner aru
doe too auuviroaa to oiuhtlou. Titrme of aale, caah.
A. W. BTILbH, gkerlff.
HintRXAM a IUil. l'lmnttrTi Att'ye.
riber.d e OtHcu, December 18th, IKT. AM
Ashtabula National Bank,
'IMIK annual nieollni- oflhe 8K.ckhol.lera of thla Bank
for ma .lection of Directors, will be krld at
bauklng-aouee Tuesday, Jauuarir lath, at t o'clock p.m.
j. at. at. set in, vaanier.
AaltUbula. Dee. IN It, 41V?
CTKAM Snw Mill lor Sale, eontaininir
kj Mute taw, ltk New, and oat of HePI'e Vateut
BitiUfcMiiis. oy , uu.t oil-i.,
JUtt A.biabula, M
m (At place to bug
Good for rrttente at UatkelTe.
Ooodt toW rtgardlte of Profit, for Thirty Dayi
Tliukell, witliing to reduce hit Stock for tome im
provement to be made ia hit Store, pro
peeet to tell good from hit iii
viente itock '
Regardless of Profit I
Go to Haskell's
Go to Haskell's
Go to Haskell's
Bpeial Salt of
hare about Seventy-Fiot Shavlt, in Long,
Square, Severtable, Etc., tehieh Iproyot to offer
for the next Thirty Day. Thit it no humbug
tale, and I hope myfriendt wtlt appreciate and
take adtantage of it.
CHRISTMAS I CHRISTMAS!
NEW TEAR! HAPPY NEW YEAR J
For it Chrittmaa Present
Bar temetblnf tsefal as well at beaatlfal.
For a Rich Present
Boy a Bilk or Irlih Poplla Dreea at Tyler A Carlisle's.
For a Beautiful Present
Bay a Caebmere, Merino, Wool Velons, Imprest
Cloth, lattee or Alpaca Dreea at Tyler Carll.l.'a.
For a Useful Present
Bay a Rhawl, cheaper luaa yon trer dreamed of, at
For a Christmas Present
Bay a Waterproof of Beaver Cloak Patters at Tyler
Linen, lace, Carnnrlc, Bilk and Fay Handkerchiefs,
for tbe Holidays, at Tyler Carllale's.
Buy a Felt Skirt of Tyler tfc Carlisle
If yon want to snake a alee Christmas Present to wife
Buy a Pair of those Woolen Blankets
Tyler A Carlisle are lelllne; ao cheap ; they will make
a comfortable Christmas Preaeat.
A Dozen Napkins
A Damaak Table Cloth, or a Marseilles Spread, will
make a good Chiiatmae Preaent, and yoa can buy them
very cheap at Tyler A Carlisle's.
Holiday Goods !
TYLER & CARLISLE'S
LADIES' AND CHILDREN S' LEG
GINS. LADIES' AXD CHILDRESS' GLOVES.
LADIES' AXD CHILDRENS' MITTENS,
MEN AND BOYS' WOOL SCARFS,
WEN AND BOYS' GLOVES,
LINEN COLLARS AND CUFFS,
CHILDRESS' WOOL SCARFS,
Etc, Etc., Etc.
We are offering
Sp e ci al Bargains
to purchasers of
In all our departments.
TYLER & CARLISLE.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. 1872. 1872.
HAVING Just returned from New
York with t tall Stock, wt Offer
FALL AND WINTER TRADE.
Wt will sell Brtmn Cotton at New York Wkoleaalt
Prices, with freight added.
We sell Hill's tenner Idem 4-4 Col Km at II eenlt.
OVER 200 SHAWLS,
la all grades, designs, and styles. We are selling a flee
Ottoman Htrlpe at t4 SA. Be an re and eee them.
Doable shawls at 4H.0O, and tbe nne.l stock of
Ottomans said Paisley la towa.
Ready-made Waterproofa, ao Waterproof
Capes fur Mlaaee and Children. SO new and beaa.
tlful Lap Kobe, juat received, which we sell at f4.SI
Corticelli Silk, 100 yard fpoola, at It cents.
B0 yard Spoola, S cents.
Coats' and Clark's Spool Cotton at teats.
Flannels and Wool Blaukts,
of all grades and pricetv
Bitot and wlilte, Gold Mixed,' " ' '
Green, and Gray Waterproof. -AL1
COLORS OF VELVETEENS.
Two Button Kide, . ti ts per Pair.
OIotc Fittiug C'oraete, only 1 IX). ,
reltbklrta selling at . . 1.00.
Be ear and see onr Show Caee of Ribbons tht
Largeat Stock in Town.
Ladlea', Mlaae'. and Children's note la
Trunks from 83 to 815.
Haa and Boys' Wool Wrappers and Drawers,
Ladles' Merino Tests and Drawers.
Kobiaa, and a Sat Una of Knit Ooods.
Carpets at New York Prices. 4-4, t-t, ati M floor
The only complete stock of llama a flair la the place.
Swltchea, B aida and Carle, la all ehadea, alao a fall
line of Imitation hair Bralda, Pompadours, Chlgnoas,
Hwltchua, aud Carle, in all the latest alyles.
Black Alpacas, Pure Mohalre, Bmpreee Cloths,
oalteene. Black and Colored Bilks,
lrtea Popllue, aud toe eelecttoa
of Low Priced Dreee Goods. All
Wool Plaid., for Children's Wear, etc., Ac.
uitiLoa i in AiJiiiN us,
la Vtlret, Valoars, 8atteens and Sllke, cat on the bias.
Also, Guipure Laces, Tack Laces, Gimps, Fringes, Ac
We keep a full line of Inah Linen, White Spreads
Embrolderlea, Ac. Nubhu, Materia, Lined Ulorea, At.
Wool Blankets, only SS.U0 a pair.
He tare and ctemlnt our VELVET CLOTIJS, far
Backs and Croaks.
RRMSMBER oar Goods an all bow a ad Freeh. Wt
kaet ao oM shop keepers.
OCR MOTTO IS, , ( (
"If the Good Suit, tht Prict tnut.n
Glee as a tall. Wa will be fnead Whlad tho twaate
troue auirmtag llU CTeaing, ready U wait apoa all.
8NEDEKOR ft KAYJKA,
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