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ASHTABULA : WEEKLY TELEGRAPH
JAMES REED & SON Publishers.
Independent in all things.
$.2 in Advance.
ASHTABULA; OHIO, SATURDAY, JULY 19, 1873.
Two Dollsrs per annum paid strictly In iJunci,
Olarxrmoa will b auiipllcd with the pnpor for (1
,,, , ADVERTISING BATKII
Vwar Una. or lot. of Sonpsrell mk. qnre.
Onotqntra 1 wi)ok,$ IS
One fnre S wk.. 1 ftO
Onfl4nniiro S mm., S SO
T wo sq litres 8 mne. $ BOO
Two nqn.rr. n mns. pun
Two.qniirn.l ywir, 1 00
Fnnriiir 1 yesr 15 00
Half eninmn 1 jrcur, M 00
Oneiqttsre ft mn.. 5 00
Onmqimri! 1 year, . 8 00
II MlnimiiCsnls not overnvel Inns per your is. 00
Obltnsry Nntleefl not of ffonnral Interest hslr rate.
Local Notice Ten Cent. line for each Insertion.
of every description attended to on call, and done In t
mnat ttpfiil manner.
8. H. WRLM, Produce and Commission Mori-hunt,
Tor the pmrhae and .ale of Western Reserve
Butler. Cheese and Dried Fruits. .
Main streol. Ashtahnla, Ohio. 1W4
TTLKR Sc CAHI.ISI.K. Dealers In Fancy and
Siaple Dry Onods, Family Groceries, and Crockery.
South 8inie, Clarendon Block, Ashtahnla, Ohio. 1(W5
B. Hi GILKKT, Pooler InDryOoods, Groceries,
Crockorrand Glun-Ware. next door north of Flsk
House, Main street, Ashtahnla, Ohio. 1043.
J, 11. FA1ILKNRH Sc SON, Dealers In Uro
eerie., Provisions. Flonr, Feed, Foreign and Domes
tic Frnlts, Salt, Fish, Plaster. Wate.rl.tme, Seeds.
Ac, M iln street, Ashtahnla, Ohio. ,
XV, REDHEAD, Dealer In Flonr. Po'k. Hams
Lard, and all kinds of Fish. Also, all kinds of Knml'
ly Urocerles, Fruits and Confectionery. Ale and Ho"
mestlo Wines. 1043
J. P. ROBKRTSOIV dc RON, Dealers In every
, description of Boots, Shoes. Hats and Caps. Also,
on hand a stock of choice Family Groceries, Main
street, corner of Centre. Ashtabula, Ohio. SK9
D. XV. HASKELL, Cornvr Spring and Main sts.
Ashiabnla, Oslo, Deulers in Dry-Goods, Groceries
Crockery. Ac, A-c. lOM
II. I.. MOnniMON, Dealer In Dry Ooods. Gro
cerles. Boots and Shoes, Hats, Caps. Hardware
Crockery. Books. Palms. Oils Ac. Ashtabula O. BOO
IIKNRY P. PRICKER, !tl. residence on
Ohurctt Street. North of the South Park. OIHce In
Smith's New Block, opposite the Fisk House. 1111
OR. B. E.. KINO, fhyslclan and Sun-eon. office
over Hendry A King's store, residence near 8t.Peter's
Church. Ashtahnla.. O 1043
DR. RATI KB, would inform his friends, and the
public generally that he may he found at his residence
on Parle Street, ready to attend to all professional
calls. Offlce hours, from IS to 1 P. M. Ashtabula O.
JIOORF, Sc TERRT, 8nrseorsand Homoppathtc
Physicians, No. 1, Main street. Ashtthnla. Ohio.
Odtce hours from 7 to 9 A, M., from 1 to P. M., and
TIIOiTlPSON IIOUSK, Jefferson, Ohio.
M. J. FOOTE, Prop.
Good Livery in connection with Ihe House.
J. C. THOMPSON, Prop.
Free Buss to and from the cars. 1-104
P1SK HOUSE, Ashtabula, Ohio, A. Field, Propri
etor. An Omnibus running to and from every train of
cirs. Also, a good livery-stable kept In connection
with this bouse, to convey passengers to any
ASHTABULA HOtJSE-A. J. Smith, Proprie
tor Main St, Ashtabula. Ohio. Large Public Hall
good Liverv. and Omnibus to and from thedepot. 1043
P. E. HALL. Dentist. Ashtahnla, O. Offlce
center street, nctween Main ana I'arK. 1(M8
A." B. XV. NELSON, Dentist, Ashtabula, O..
15-I1 visits Conneaut, Wednesday and Thursday of
each week. 1108
XV. T. WALLACE, D. D. 8. Klngsville.O.is pre-
8s red to attend to all operat'on In his profession.
e makes a speciality of "Oral Surgery" and saving
the natural teeth. 1108
FRED. XV, BLAKESLEE, Photographer an
dealer In Pictures, Engravings, Chromos, Ac. having
a large supply of Mouldings of various descriptions, is
prepared to frame any thing in the picture line, at
ehnrt notice and In Ihe best stvle. Second floor of the
Hall store, and door Sonth of Bank Matin street. 1004
XV. II. WILLI A1TISON, Hnddler and Harness
Maker, opposite Fisk Block, Main stroet, Ashtabula,
Ohio, has on hand, and makes to ordor, in the best
manner, everything in his line. HitiS
P. C FOR D, Manufacturer and Dealer in Saddles,
Harness, Bridles, Collars, Trunks, Wnips, Ac, oppn
site Fisk Hon-e, Ashiabnla, Ohio. 1015
GEO. XV. DICKINSON, Jowalcr. Repairing of
all kinds of Wathcea, Clocds and Jowolry. Store in
Ashtabula House Block, Awhtabula, Ohio.
JAMES K. STEBBINS, Dealer In Watches,
Clock-. Jewelry, Sliver and Plated Ware, &c. lte-
rtalrin of all kinds douo well, and all orders prompt
y ttli ended to. Main Streot. Ashtabula (. liHIS
J. 8. ABBOTT. Dealer In Clocks, Watches, Jewel
ry, etc tiugraviiig, Mending and Repairing done to
order. Shop on Main stroet, Coniieuut, Ohio. 83d
STRKETER, IDDINS Sc CO., Jobbers and
liuilders, also iiiuiiiifiiciiirors of Doors, Sash, B'iuds,
Siding, Flooring, and Builders' Materials generally.
E-pcclal attenlion jivon to til a zed Windows, Scroll
Sawing, Mouldinirs &c.
O. A. Bl'UBKTJCH. A. C. GIDDINGS,
J. A.KNAPP 1188
Q. C. CIILLEV, Manufacturer of Lath, Siding,
.Mouldings, Clieeso Boxes, &c Planing, Matehliig,
and Scrowl Sawing done on the shortest notice,
feliop oa Main street, opposit the Upper Park, Ash
tabula, Ohio. 440
FRENCH JfcWEIBLEN M nnfactcrers Dealers
in all kinds of Leather In demand In this market op
poslte Phu-Blx Foiiudery. Ashtabula. 1186
8BYTOOOH, 8PERRV CO., Manatee
turersStoves, Plows and Colnicns, Window Caps and
Sills, Mill Castings, Kettles, Sinks, Sleigh Shoes, &c,
Phienlx Foundry. Ashtabula. Ohio. 1091
ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS.
XT, H. HUBBARD, Attorney snd Connselorat
Law onlce oyer Newberry'. Drug Store. Ashiabnla,
Ohio will practice in all Ihe court, of the Slate.
Collecting ana conveyancing inane a specialty. IXil
IHKII NAN. HALL. A: KHKHIHAK. Altnn
ueys audC'ouuselors at L aw, Asliialtula, Oliio, will
practice iu the Courts of Ashtabula, Lakeand Geauga.
o, DnKBJIAn. 1UKUIMJ1UI UALL.
J. H. SHKnMAif . 1043
EDWARD II. FITCH, Attorney and Counsellor
at Law, Notary Public, Ashtabula, Ohio. Special at
tenlion glveu to theSettlement of Batates.sud to Con
veyanciugand Collecting. Also to all matters arising
nder the uaokrupc i. iiw
I. O. FISDER, Jnsiice of the Peace and Agent for
.1.. 11 u.... & I ...... I-I In L't.. In.ll-UII.U fikinns
nit's. OiUce in ihe store of Crosby & Welberwax, no
waiu Biruet. opposite Ilia fisk uouse, A.uutouia
I, II. COOK, Attorney and Counsellor at Law and
Nmary Public, also Heal Estate A'-eilt. Main street.
Over Morrison A Tlcknor s store, Ashubula, O. V40
OHiRLES BOOTH, Attorney and Counsellor
C R OS B V 4k WETHER WAX, dealers in Stoves.
TU-vVar, Hollow-Ware, Shelf Hardware, Glass
. Win. Lamns and f.amn-Tritnininirs. Petroleum. Ac.
ounoslts the Fisk House. Ashtabula. 901
AIo..a fall , stock of Paints, oils. Varnishes.
B. usheS. Ae. 1111
HltOROaC, H IT BR A RD, Dealer in Hardware,
Iron. Hleel aud Nails, Stoves. Tin Plate. Sheet Iron,
cooosr ann inc wiii!wiiir ,i m now,
liiimi Wars. Vl.li'a Hioek A.hUblla.
wi r 10M8
187 BTILDINO LOTS FOR IALEI Dealer
In Water Lime, btooro. Land Plaster, lteal Kstalo and
laV . W ILLI All HUMPHRET.
BDDAR HALL, Fire and Lire Insniancs and Real
.iai Ajmi. Ali, Notary Public and ConyeyaDcer.
0r over Sherman and Hall'a Uf Oflica, Ashtaka-
GRAND RIVER INSTITUTE, at Anstlnhurg,
l.ki.k.l. IVn iii.Ia J Tni-liMi-niaii. A. M.- Pnncl
Dal. Fall Termhua-ina Tuesday AlUEiut llb- eud
J. K. WATHOU8, Painter, Ohtster, and Paper
Banger. All work don with neatness aud despatch.
ion o'lobe Insurance Co. Cash assets over fHO.miu,
uooold. In tha O. It. M,00,OU). Stockholders else
U . . k -.1 S... 1. T t-.ru.nl 1 IWt
MARTIN NEWREIIR V, Drnrgist snd Apnlhe.
uMi.niiiilti'nrmi firmer ill urugs, mi'ilicini-n. " nir-
snd Llnii' rsfor medical pnrposei.. Fancy snd Toilet
wwfli, Maine si met, corner or iienire. . -asnianni..
IIAIILES E. SWIFT, Ashtabula. Ohio, Dealer
1,1 urugs ann medicines, irocrri-. nij.i
Fancy Articles, superior Teas. Coffee, Kplree, Kla.
vorlng Kxlrnris, Patent Medicines of every descrlp
Hon, Paints. Dves, Varnishes, Brashes, Fancy Soaps,
Hair .'-torntivea. Hair Oils, Ac, all of which will
be sold at the lowest prices. Prescriptions prepared
with suitable rare. 10115.
G icon ft K WILL ARD, Dealer In Dry-tloods,
Groceries, nats, 1'ans, noors. Mines, i;roriterv. Glass
Ware. Also, wholcsnle and retnll denier In Hard
ware. Saddlery, Nails. Iron, Steel, Drugs, Medicines
Paints. Oils, nyestnirs, Ac., Muln st A'lilnliuia. KIWI,
JOHN DITCRO, Manufacturer of, and Dealer in
r uruiuirc 01 me nesi uescripnons, ana evory varieiy.
Also General Undertaker, and Manufacturer of Coffins
to order. Main street, North ol South Public Square,
t, 8, REACH, Manufacturer and Dealer in First
-ias. r uronrue. aibo, uenerai unucrinnvr. hot
ASHTABULA NATIONAL RANK, Ashta-
DU a. OIllO. 11. rASSKTT. ITes 1. a. DVM. fil.TTH,
Cashier. Anthnrlxcd Capital, aann.nnn. Cash Capital
paid In fl 00.000. II. Fassktt. J. B. Cnnsnr. C. K.
llRiictt. II J. N eTTi.KTon, B. Nfi.us. Wm. Hi snmr,
E. O. Warner, Chaiii.es vValki.h, V. F. Goon, Dir
THE ASHTABULA LOAN ASSOCIATION
CAPITAL riiSMiuo Office Main Street, next door
south of Fisk House does
Genf-hai. Bankiko Bnsmrss.
Bnvs snd sells Foreign and Kastcrn Kxchanse, Gold,
Silver, and all kinds or V. S. Securities.
Collections promptly attended to and remitted for on
day of pnvinent. at current rates of exchange.
Interest allowed on time deposits.
F.RIIllman. Geo. C. Hubbard. Lorenro Tvlcr.
J. B. Sbepard, J. W. Haskell, H. L. Morrison,
n. it. rarriiigion. iv-3
F. SILLIMAN, Prett. A A. SOTITHWICK. CaMer.
ED W ARD O. FIERCE Dealers in Clothing, Ila-s
japs, anauonts Furnioiiinguoous, Astitanuia.u.
W A I T E Sc SILL, Wholesale and Retail
Deulers In Ready Made Clothing, Furnishing Goods
Hats. Caps, Ac. Ashtabula U'.lO
ASHTABULA, YOUNGSTOWN & PITTSBURGH
On and after Monday Juno lUth. 1K73. and until
notice trains will run as follows :
KUNNINO SOUTIIj KI'NNINO NORTH.
piikio't Kxpn'ss exi'r'ss nmio'T
NO. B. NO. . BTATIOnS, j R1 5
A. X A. At. P. U. T. U.
BM L.8. A M S. Crossing S SO -
7 00 B (5 Ashtabula 3 15 6 01
7 40 7 13 ....Mlinson Hill .... 1 5S 4 15
7 68 7 i4 Auslinblirg.... 140 8 68
8 88 7 35 Kuirloville 1 84 8 85
V (ol 7 01 Km k Creek I in SIM
Hi 8 00 Home 1 Oft 9 lid
41 8 10 Now Lyme. ... 1 ml S 10
10 10 8 ! Orwell 18 45 140
10 60 8 45 Clnonilleld 18 25 18 6S
11 15 8 58 ....North llrlslol.... 18 14 12 38
It CO 9 03 ....Bristol Centre... 12 07 18 1H
11 5 q 11 Gravel Back.... 1160 II Ml
12 20 8 911 Champion II 45 10 65
12 62 0 41 A. & G. W. Crossing II 811 10 (hi
11 OH 9 46 Warren 11 25 4H
1 40 10 05 Niles 11 (15 8 8
15 10 82 Glrnrd 10 47 7 64
85 10 &5 llrlarllill 10 35 7 8!
8 50 10 45 ...Ynnngstnwn 10 85 7 00
8 00 10 60 ..East Youngsiown.. 10 20 6 60
10 Pittsburgh tin
P. At. V. V. A. At. A. At.
D. B. McCOY,
L. S. & M. S.—FRANKLIN DIVISION.
From and after May 25th. 1873, Passenger Trains
will run a follows :
OOINO WEST. OOINO BAST.
No. 7. 1 No. gjTH o.l.l b-ations. INu.SI No.A No. 8
p x r x ax
a in 9 io
a oa u or.
8 (si 8 &r
1 50 "8 42
Xl 44 8 34
1 8T 8 811
Xl 80 8 0I
1 14 7 6N
I 03 7 4!l
12 45 7 33
12 42 7 8(
XI8 81 X7.S5
18 !l 7 14
12 IN 7 (14
12 02 6 6(1
11 6S 8 45
0 00 0 30
11 10 8 62 6 83
II 0 8 42 8 1.1
10 62 e V5 III
10 4(1 8 12 6 63
10 8 04 5 46
10 13 7 45 6 21
9 6li 7 88 6 18
II 45 7 li: 6 (III
9 (Jli 7 1(1 12 III
7 IU 4 i 1(1 45
A X P X P X
7 00 Oil City East..
7 05 x Junct'ou
7 lOiz OH City West
7 8lx Kmo
7 35z Franklin
x7 52 Sumniit
7 68 x Polk
8 10 k Itnvniillon
8 87 Naples
8 3ii'a Stoneboro
X8 85i Brunch
R In Salem .
A 4 U W Cross..
9 6H Simon's Corners
10 11 x Amlover
10 81 Harhcr's Loon
10 4U Jellersou....
2 15 Cleveland ....
8 Ot i
"Trains ston Olllv on Slenal. TTrnlns iln n Kim,
xTelegraph Staliuiis. Cleveland Time.
ino nuyrruigiu trains stop at Jellerson in going
West, at 4.82 P. M.. and going kastat 7;W A, M. These
trains carry passengers.
Passenger tare at Ihe rate of 8 cents per mile : to way
stations, counted in even half dimes.
HARBOR BRANCH-A. J. Sc F. R. K.
Lv. Ashtabula 11.60 a. x. Lv. Harbor 18.80 p. x.
Ar. at Harbor 12. 10 p. x. I Ar. ut Ashtabula 12.46 p.x.
Abstract of Time Table Adopted May 26th, 1872.
13ULLMAN'S bt'si Dravinp;-i-ootn and
. Sleeping Coaches, combining al! modern Im
provements, are run tliiouh on all trains from Buffalo,
Suspi nsluu Bridge. Niagara Fulls, Cleveland nnd Cin
cinnati to New York, making direct connection with
all lines of lorein and coastwise steamers, aud also
wnu oouiiii Bieaiuers ana railway lines rcr Boston and
other New England cilice.
8 25 A X
I 8 00 "
4 80 '1
4 40 1
1 80 "
1 40 "
1 45 "
a 0 "
6 05 '
4 00 "
4 88 "
6 40 px
5 45 "
8 00 "
9 18 "
6 00 "
0 18 "
7 17 "
8 25 "
9 18 "
8 88 "
'9 411 "
111 80 "
11 35 "
12 01 A X
10 10 '
10 47 "
I 8 IS! "
12 Ml "
1 60 A.X
8 35 "
8 05 "
4 87 .
11 21 " 9 81
12 (18 " ',10 05
Honesdale. .'. .,"
12 311 PX
12 45 " 10 ro
1 8H '
2 03 '
4 85 '
t 10 '
10 18 "
7 1(1 "
8 02 .,
7 00 Pxl
C. l',8 "
7 00 "
10 40a. X
KI IU 4 00P.X.I 8 05 XT
Arraujcementa) or Draivliiii-Room and
No. f. Sleeping Coarhus from Cleveland to Hornelle
tille. and Draing-lloom Cunhri frnmSuspeu.
si on Bridge, Nlugors Vails aud Budalo to New
No. 12. -Sleeping Coaches from Cincinnati. Siixnen.ln
Hi id'e. Niagara Falls. Units lo .'and llornellsvllle to
New Voi k; aUo from Hornelisvllle to Allwny
No. 8. Siceplir (oaelie fiom Cleveland. Suspension
Brhl'.'e. Niagaia Falta and BuOalo to Susquehanna
and Dimvin't Room Coaches from Snsqueeauua
to new a otk. . .
Ask for tickets bv wav of Erie Railway,
For Sale al allibs principal Ticket Offices.
Jno. N. Abbott. Gen. Pas. Agent,
Sawing, Planing and Matching.
THE iinderrne(I hrtving purchased
the machinery formerly used by E. A. Hitchcock,
esn be found at the old stand, at Centre Street It. K.
ALL KINDS OP PLANING, MATCHING
will be done with promptness, and at la'r living rates.
1222lf H. L. WKIIII.
x.LL persons are hereby warned arrainst
taking or removing any Band or Gravel from the prem
ises of the Subscriber, from aud af .er this dale, with
out first paying for the same.
B. HUBBARD A CO.
Ashtabula, June t, 1871
Be Still in God.
From the German.
De still In God I Who rts on linn
Kndurlng pence aliall know,
And (villi a spirit lr nil and Tree
Through lire aliull clicfilly go.
Be still lu Inltli I Forlionr to seek
Wlicru seekiiiH uonnlit availK,
Untold lliy soul In that pure )iilit
From hvavcu which never luila.
lie 81)11 In love! Bo like the dew
1 Inil, lulling from Iho skl 9,
On in en (lows green, In lliousmul cups,
Al morning; twinkling lies I
Be still in conduct, striving not
For honor, wenlih, or might 1
Who in coiilcnttiiL-ni breaks his bread
Finds favor in God's bight.
Be still in sorrow "As God wills 1"
Let lit nt thy molto be,
Siitmiixsive 'nunth His strokes rccelvo
His imnge stnnipcd on lliee.
Be still in God I Who rests oo Him
Enduring pence slmll know,
And with a spirit glad nnd free)
Through night nnd grief shall go.
OUR HIRED GIRL.
We weru nearly worked to death when
Ellen informed us that shu would ttay
no longer where all the "trundle-bed
trash" look it upon themselves to "boss
her around." So, though I assured her
I'd let mother do the ordering, she cuili-
ered up her dry goods and her dignity,
What was to become of us? Grace
was to be married in just three weeks.
and such a coufuMiou of silks and mus
lins, laces and flowers, purple and fine
linen as there was in the rooms up stairs
yoil never saw.
So much to be done in the wayot sew
ing, to Bay nothing of the baking for the
wedding supper (tor Grace had prely
fine ideas of how she wanted things
done,) and no one to do it all but moth
er and I.
"Well," said brother Willie, "I sup
pose it'll be my fate to eUrloii'in search
of another girl, though where to go, I've
not the remotest idea, llns sectiuii of
the country has been pretty well scour
ed and a girl who is not too 'stuck up'
to work out is hard to be found."
"If this is the case, what is the use of
trying?" said mamma, "I guess you and
I can get along, f lora.
"No," said 1, "you will be down sick.
and it's bud enough to have Grace go;
ai:d leave us, without having you kill
"1 am not a going to kill myself." said
Grace, quickly, "you speak as though I
were. Uut why don t you advertise lor
"Capital I said I running lor writinir.
material. "Here goes!" and I hastily
produced the following:
WANTED. A Girl to general house work In a prl
vate famliy in the country. One who is not to
fine to be "boescd" tncleircd. Auulv at the Gaxgtt
Will and papa had quite a laugh when
I asked them to take tho sd vert i semen t
to town and make arrangements to bring
the tiirl (whom I was sure was in exitis
tence somewhere, and would answer,)
to our house, as soon as she called at the
"You'll have the pleasure of seeinn
something of your own composition iu
the newspaper for your pains, and that
is all, you may be sure," said papa.
Jiut 1 had great fault in the success ot
my venture. This was Monday; tho pa
per was issued on b rulay, and there
stood the advertisement that was to
bring us a "perfect jewell for a girl."
Ihe next ivloiiiluy morning, mamma
had a sick headache and while I was
busy over the washtubin the kitchen,
singing "Put mo iu my liltl- bed," (he-
ing the most lackadasicul thing 1 could
think ol) a buggy drove to the door,
and a neatly dressed young lady came in
and informed me that she had seen our ad
vertisement in the paper, and would like
the situation, it agreeable to us. Her
quiet dignity quite upset me. I was not
prepared tor this.
A tall slender girl, with a pink, sea-
shell complexion, such masses of golden
blonde hair, nnd, strange te say, large,
black eyes, shaded by dark lashes and
browp. There was the unmistakable air
of a lady about her, aud I woudered if I
could ever dare to "ooss" her.
I concluded her services would be
agreeable, so I showed her to her room
and W ill aud the hired man carried up
In five or ten minutes she came down
attired in a neat dark brown calico dress,
with a pretty cambric ruffle in the neck,
and announced herself ready to com
mence operations. I woudered it these
slender white hands could ever do any
thing, but I was not long left in doubt.
All that day Louise Hale and I worked
together, now in the kitchen, now hang
ing up the clothes, now in the dining
room, and finally, iu afternoon toilets,
sewing in the cool north "chambers, with
Grace. We talked of nothing but our
work, and though she seemed willing to
do anything that was to be done she made
no pretentious to being over-anxious to
make herself useful. I was astonished
at the case and deftness to which she
turned off the work.
"How do you suppose she ever could
be at such work?" said Willie. "I never
was more taken back thau when I saw
this handsome creature mashing pota
toes when I came to dinner."
"Well," said Grace, "it is a mystery
"I believe I'd lock my door to night,"
said Will, teasingly. lie was always
laughing at our cowardice about stran
gers in i lie house.
We were standing at the garden gate,
under the weeping willow, Grace and
Willie and I, feeling a little sad at the
thought of being so soon separated.
I had been feeling half angry at Leslie
Clare for coming to take away our dar
ling; but to-night, as I saw her, in the
pale moonlight looking so sweet and
pretty, I should have been more angry
w ith him if he had not loved her aud
wanted to carry her oft .
I turned from hor beauty to go to the
uouse, ana mere on the upper piazza
stood the "hired girl," her arms embra
cing the nil In. r. her aids taee tnrnail tn ....
the sweetest smile curled the full red
lips, and she seemed thinking of some
thing very pleasant and amusing. '
"No," said I softly, to Grace as ' we
camo up the walk, "sho is no poor for
lorn creature who has lost her fortune,
and is heroically facing stern work for ft
"She has never come here from neces
sity ; she has come from choice, and with
some deep reason," said Grace impres
sively. "F or two dollars per week, I irnngino"
said Willie loftily, as we elepped into the
The wedding preparations went on
swimmingly now. .Mamma lecovered
from her headache. Louise took entire
charge of the kitchen and dining-room,
and invariably helped us with the sewing
in the long afternoons. She was an in
One afternoon Leslie, came over and
brought "The Innocents Abroad," then
just out, and read aloud to us as we sew
ed. After tea we returned to the work and
the book, with which we were delight
ed. The sun went down in splendor.
The book and the work were finally laid
aside and we found ourselves in one of
those long talks about books and authors
we always enjoy so much.
A Blight disagreement arose about the
author of a certain book. I was opposed
to Leslie and Grace, who had always
In despair I called upon Louise, say
ing ; "You think as I do, don't you Lou
ise?" not having the remotest idea that
she knew any thing about the matter.
"Yes," she made an answer, quietly,
and then went on to give proofs of the
correctness ot our position so strong that
Grace and Leslie were obliged to come
over to our relief.
Long, long we sat there in the tw i
light. I never heard any one talk so fluently
and so delightfully as did Louise that
How much she had read! What racy,
rpicy criticism she made of this and that
I longed to ask her where she had
read so much, but feared I might force
her to disclose some! hing she wished to
keep secret, and so I for bode.
Guests Irom a distance began to arrive;
among them was cousin Charlie Hazlet,
from New York. Grace had spent the
last Summer in his native town and had
given me rare accounts of his manly
beauty, his talent and fascination. I was
prepared for a great flirt, and had a sort
of nervous dread of him. He came.
He was handsome, tall, dark and slender
with a haughty, or rather earnest,' way
of looking at one, as though ho read
one's thoughts. At times, however,
he was so gay and brilliant that I lost
my horror or liim and we grew very
He remarked Louise's beauty to me
one day, but did not seem to notice
her again for some days.
Belle Kaymond, one of Grace's brides
maids, was all admiration for Charlie,
and one day asked me if I was not sorry
he was my cousin.
I was very obtruse; could not under
stand her meaning.
I took Belle's arm, aud walking
straight up to Charlie, Slid ; "lijlle
thinks I ought to be Borry you are my
cousin. Uan you imagine why i should
wish you less near than a cousin?" .
What ever posessed ,uie to say such
word 8 !
He looked her scarchingly in the face
until the rich color came into her clear
olive cheek, aud, her gray eyes fell to
Then turning to me, he said : "Among
my relatives I number my best, almost
my only, friends, and I am glad to find
in you, also, both a cousin aud a
Was this the flirt I had been warned
against?" "He is too brotherly to be
much ot a Inner, thought 1, but .belle
said confidentially :
"1 am atraid ot him : he means mis
chief." The wedding came off" glorious
ly. Grace wore while tarleton and or
ange blossoms, that looked "too sweet
for anything," little Lilliu said.
The house was full ot company for near
ly a week, and Louise did everything
and looked so beautiful that the people
asked in astonishment : "Who she
could be?" I could only tell them she
was "our hired girl."
The day after the weddinij we all
went to the depot to see the young cou
ple off, and left Louise to care for the
We returned in tho twilight, and as
we rode slowly up the drive, the sound
of music came softly from the open par
lor windows. Willie drew up the reins
and we listened eagerly. . .
A gay, cheerful song, sweet and
clear as the cotes of a bird. Now up, up,
then fluttering down softly as if satis
fied with its flight and going to rest.
We were unheard by the singer as we
alighted, and we walked straight into
the parlor "to see the bird."
"Why, Louise". I cried, "why did you
never tell us you sang so beautifully?
You might have entertained us so otlcn
had we known it."
"I believe that your advertisement on
ly specified that I should havo no scru
ples about being "bossed." I did not
suppose you cared to have ine inform
you of my accomplishments."
"Come," 'said Wilf, "your candle has been
under a bushel long enough. Now let it shine,
for our euUKhtmeul."
"Sing us another, please do." and Charley
advanced, us liu spoke, to the piuno, aud grace
fully urged Iter to be reseated.
"Would you uot bo Hither bavin' soma lay,
gintleuieu, aflheryer long exhaustin' drive r"
said Louise, gaily, la true Biddy iasuiou, by
way of excuse from singing.
"We have bad tea at the Ellis, I thank you,
Miss O'Flaherty," answered W'illie, "and noth
ing will appease us but music."
So Louise sang. Willie sat by and drank in
every word. Charley turned the music for her
as she sung some ot my pieces, aud at her re
quest, added a bass t' souio of the choruses.
Willie grew uncomfortable as ba beard how
beautifully their voices uilugled la the songs,
and comlug over to mo, by the window, be
said quite confidentially, "Why oa earth can't
"So that you might help Louise f" said I.
He colored a linle, and I, all aduilrallou for
"Isn't she splendid I perfectly fascinating I
but I don't kuow what to make of it."
They wen- closing the piano. Louise was a
trifle flushed. Charlie invited her out on llin
porch lor a prom, undo, but she doelinei! grace
fully, nnd soon retired. Next rtny, hy tacit
aim-eim-tit, Louise stood on a dinVn nt looting.
lteautiriil,a(ciiniplihhcd,ediionled, why should
she not Jmj treated as our equal f But who w as
slier That was Hie only thing wo were In
doubt about. Komelhing restrained me from
asking anything concerning her past lite. In
the twilight I saw Willies nk her lo take a
ride. She said she would po if" I went. Ho it
wus derided to inke the double cnrralue, snd
Invlie Charley lo accompany us. What a d
lightliil ride I flown by the beautiful little
tails in the river we stopped, and Louise, lean
ing out a little Irom the trout seat, sang a mer
ry water song, lull of ripph s and trills, and
cascad's ol melody. So Hie summer pase.
along. One day in September, Louise received
a letler the (irsl since she had been Willi us.
She came nnd told me she must leave u.
'No, do," siiid I, we can never do without
you. Who says you mast enV
"Fate and my g.iardi an, she answered sad
ly. "1 ant sorry, for I have been very happy
Even then I dared not ask a single question
about herself. Another week and she must go
to Southing, she told me, a little town about a
hundred miles distant. ''Timt is something
definite at last, "thoimht I. The hoys and Lou
ise got along spendidly, and I never could
Imagine which one she "preferred. She seemed
so iinpartiul and sisterly toward them both,
that no one w ould Iniaiiine that she had any
particular feeling tor either, but "our folks"
saw, with some misgiving, that Ixith the
boys were wonderfully nttrucled hy the hired
gill. The last iiIl-IiI I saw (.'hurley link Lou
ise for one promenade in the garden. As tin y
passed into a little side arbor, I saw bis arm
encircle her waist. Just then Willie came up
the walk, looking qnii" white. He had 8"i;n
them, l'oor brollier Wlliie ! Lale in Hie eve
ning Ibey came in. I heunl them come up the
stairs, heard Charley pass into his ow n room.
I,oui.e came lo my door and knocked. I arose
nnd admitted her. A deep, bright color was
in her cheeks, and her eyes showed a new
strange feeling. I waited for her to speak.
"Flora, you can perhaps guess the cnuse
when I tell" yon I'm heppier lo night than I've
ever been before."
"It's Charley," said I. "Yes," said she, "and
since you will not ask me I will volunteer to
tell you why I have been here Ihis summer."
"Sir. Fiii i iiigloii my guardian and I did
not agree perfectly as lo the mode of spending
my time. He objected to four hours duily at
the piano, two or three in dress and promen
ade, and the remainder in caiing, sl"epjii!r and
reading. He told mo I was a "good-lor-nolli-ing,"
and that he'd never let me travel that
was the chief desire of my life until I knew
all about housework. I asked permission lo
have six months' time to go anywhere I pleas
ed w ithin one hundred mile w ilh one hun
dred dollars in my pocket, anil he to make no
inquiries concerning me. He finally gave per
mission. 1 went lo the house ol' an old school
mate and learned to do housework, aud one
day seeing your advcriiscmcnt took a v ild no
tion to answer, and you know the rest. Mr.
Fari'ington ferreted me out or I should not he
leaving to-uioriow just as threshers are upon
Long, long we talked that night of past,
present and the brightly dawning future. Next
day Jlr. Fari'ington came, and we persuaded
him to let Louise slay and be married here at
Christmas. So we got Ellen to come back and
be "bossed" while Louise and I held high car
nival among the dry goods. Dear little Ue'.le
Kaymond came and helped us, and Willie
seemed to find iter wonderfully attractive. The
wedding occurred at Christmas, and Charlie
took our "hired girl" away to New York, uud
I have not Been her since.
Willie and Belle are behaving beautifully. I
don't know whut will come out of it ; but
Belle is a dear, sweet girl, if Will is my ouly
SHOWING OFF AN ELOCUTIONIST.
The "Fat Contributor." in some recollections
of "Artemas Ward," tells Ihe following good
In the spring of 1859, 1 accepted a proffered
editorial position on the Cleveland Kutinnal
Democrat, and renewed my acquaintance with
On the first evening of my arrival, he volun
teered lo show me around, a very desirable
achievement, as I was to fill the position ot
ciiy editor. He "showed mo around" so suc
cessfully that, about 2 o'clock in the morning,
I begun to feel almost as much at home iu
Clevclnud, ns though I had lived there all my
days, to say nothing of nights. "Artemas" in
vited me to share his bed with him for the re
mainder of the night, and I accepted.
Adjoiuiug his room, lodged a young profess
or of elocution, who was endeavoring to es
tablish a school in Cleveland. He was jusl
starling out in business, and was naturally
anxious to orooithitc the press.
"Let's get the Professor up," said Artemas,
"and have him recite tor us.V
1 remonstrated w ith him, reminded him of
the lateness uf the hour, that I wasn't ac
quainted with the Professor, uud all that, but
lo no purpose.
"He is a public man," said Ward, "aud pub
lic men are glad to meet members ot the press,
us restaurants are supposed lo get up warm
meals at all hours."
He gave a thundering rap ou the door as ho
"Who's there? What you want r" cried a
muflled voice cvideuilv Irom beneath the bed
clothes, for il was a bitter cold night in Feb
"It is I, Brov-u, of the riain 'Dealer," said
Arteiiins, and nudging me gently iu the ribs,
he whispered, "That'll fetch him. The power
of the press is invincible. Il is the Archime
dean leyer which"
His remarks were interrupted by the opening
of the door, and I could just discover the dim
outline of a shifted form shivering in the door
way.' "Excuse mo for disturbing you. Professor,"
said Arleuias, in his blandest maimer, "but I
am anxious lo introduce my friend here, the
new 'local' of the Jhiiuxrut. He lias heard
much of you, and declares positively he cuu'l
go lo bed until he hears you elocttte."
"Hears mo what?" asked the Professor, be
tween bis chattering teelh.
"Hears you elocute recite declaim un
derstand ? specimen of your elocution."
In vaiu did tho Professor plead the lateness
of Iho hour, snd his fire had gone out. Arte
mas would accept no excuse.
"Permit me, at least," urged tho Professor,
"to put on some clothes and light I he gas."
"Not al all necessary. Eloquence, my dear
hoy, is not depeudentou gas. Here," straight
euiug up a chair he had just stumbled over
"get right up in this chuir snd give us "Tho
boy stood on Ihe burning deck," adding in a
side whisper in my ear, "The burning deck
will warm him up.
Oenlly, yet firmly did Artemas boost the
reluctant Professor upon the chair, protesting
that uo apologies were necessary for his ap
pearance, and assuring him that clothes didu't
luiiko the man, although the shivering disciple
of Demosthenes and Cicero probably thought
clothes would make a mau more comfortable
on such a night as that.
He gave us "Casablanca," with a good many
quavers of the voice, as he stood quaking iu a
single short, w hiiu garmeul j and iheu follow
ed "On Linden when Ihe Bun wus low,"
-Sword of Hunker Hill." etc., "by particular
request of our friend," as Artemus Ward said,
although I was too ueurly sulfocuted with sup
pressed laughter to make even a last dying re-
2uest, bad it beeu necessary. It was too lu
icrous to depict Hie Professor, an iudistiuct
white object, standing ou the chair, "elocu
ling,"tts Ward had it, aud we sitting on the
floor, holding our sides, while A. W. would
faintly whisper betweeu his paugs of mirlh,
"Just hear him."
It wasn't iu VVard's heart to have his fun at
the expense of soother without ricompcuce;
so next day, I remembered, he published a
length ly and entirely serious account of our
visit to the Professor's "rooms," spoke of his
wonderful powers ss sn rloctilioiilsf, nnd ex
pressed the satisfaction nnd delight Willi which
we listened to his unequaled recitations. The
Professor was evtrjoyed, and Is probably ig
norant to lids day that Artemas was "playing
it oo him "
HAND TO HAND.
The Modo't outrage" having intensified
the national Indian sensation which had
been slowly fermenting to murderous
explosion for so many months before,
there is a painful revival of popular in
terest iu the red American I-immcl, and
whatsoever relates to liis savage charac
teristics is germane to the news of the
hour. Though all Indians are not Mo
docs, the proscribed race, ns a general
thing, in their hopeless and rapidly in
creasing numerical inferiority to their
hereditary white pursuer, are more giv
en, in th"H lat ter days of their despair
ing hatred to treacherous wiles and das
tardly ambuscades, than to the nobler,,
open warfare of their historic past; yet
the warrior who delights to meet his
pale-faced peer in mighty hand to hand
grapples, is not yet extinct, and merits
renewed celebration if only to show that
his dying people have not always been
mere robbers and assassins, like the das
tardly murderers of C'anby and Thomas.
In the times of the Cherokee toubles
in the South, Major John Seaborn, who
may vet be living in his home in North
Carofiua, hal an aboriginal adventure,
which a citizen of Whithfield county,
Ga., now recalls in the New Georgia
Citizm for modern study:
While a member of a surveying party,
encamped on the banks of the Ktowali
Uiver, in what is now the Seventh Dis
trict of Bartow county, the Major one
day started to visit a missionary station
situated near a largo spring about a mile
and a half inland, armed only with the
hunting-knife in his belt, and not even
accompanied by the faithful dog usually
attending his steps.
The savages were very bold in their
encroachments at that time, and the Car
olinian had not followed the forest trail
very far before he involuntarily ambush
ed a gigantic Cherokee who was cau
tiously leading captive a pony, upon
which sat, in pleading terror, an Eng
lish missionary's lovely daughter, whose
too daring morning ride had brought her
into the toils of the outlaw. Seaborn
paused for a moment in his unsought
concealment in the undergrowth, to w it
ness the girl's wild effort to make her
pony break free from the iron grasp of
the captor, and see the latter raise his
tomahawk iu murderous menace, and
then, with a shrill yelp of championship
and defiance, sprang grandly to the very
side of the rearing animal. The beauti
ful captive had just fallen from the sad
dle, and, as the surprised Indian invol
untarily retreated some stejis away, the
rescuer swiftly caught her in his anas,
replaced her on the steed and bade her
ride for her life. She needed no second
warning, but was off like the wind; and
then the white and red knights confront
ed each other with looks meaning battle
to the death.
The Indian was a herculean chieftain
known as Unakayaswah the "white
man killer" and the Major, although
standing six feet in altitude himself, and
jiroportionately muscular and brave, felt
impelled to such skirmishing tactics as
might draw him towards the camp on
tho river, and at the same time tempt
him to discharged his tomahawk. The
moment the Cherokee defected the de
sign in the other's measured backward
strides, he bounded forward, brandish
ing his weapon, and when the strategist
finally wheeled and broke into a dead
run, sent the lingo battle-ax hurling
through the air. Only by an adroit
swerve did Seaborn elude the terrible
missile, which, after grazing his hair,
struck deep into a tree lieyond; but now
he was upon more even terms with his
enemy, upon whom he turned instantly
at bay. So quickly did he make the
movement that a terrific blotv ot his list
met his pursuer before the latter could
stop his advancing impetus, and sunt
him reeling backward several paces. Now
began the tight in earnest. Thrusting
forward and aiming his head like a
haltering ram, in the manner of the ath
letes of his tribe, the savage came on
again with a raging w hoop, his purpose
being lo throw his head between his ad
versary's legs, who thereupon would be
dashed in somersault upon his own head.
Major Seaborn was acquainted with this
trick, however, and so deftly swung him
self aside that il was the headlorg savage
who came to earth, and that on all tours.
Then he was down on the discomfited
warrior like a wolf, wrenched his arms
from their supporting position with agile
strength, and in a second had him lace
downward on the ground, like a hawk
under an eagle. Momentarily disengag
ing one hand then to make a vain effort
to draw his hunting knife, which had
beeu caught by the handle in his waist
band, he gave the Cherokee opportunity
to catch the other in his teeth and bite it
to the bone. Iu his pain and w rath the
white man repaid his wouud with a show
er of tremendous blows, but the episode
had beeu a diversion in favor ot Unaka
yaswah, who hy a supremo heave and
twist managed to wrest himself from be
neath his load and regain his feet. Ter
rific fisticuffs followed, but the scien
tific boxing proficiency of the Carolnian
caused such one-sided business that the
sorely punished red giant, after failing
to get in a blow, rallied for a clinch.
His object was to force the fighting in the
direction of the tree in which stuck bin
tomahawk, an detecting this purpose, the
Major fought furiously to thwart it.
Unco when the savage hurled himself
with all his might upou his toe the latter'
feet caught in a trailing vino and brought
him down on his back in the tierce grap
ple. Both were up again as quickly in
opposing physical impulses iu straining
towards and forcing away from the crit
ical tree, and then by a skillful trick of
wrestling, Seaborn accomplished another
fall, iu which he was uppermost. This
time, too, even with a pair of rt-d hands
clutching his throat, he succeeded in
drawing his knife. With a snarling
"Wah l" the warrior met this movement
by clasping him mightily nronnd tho
body and crushing him frantically down
on himself, and it would then have been
question of whose lungs could longest
cndiiro tho terrilio pressure, but for tho
sudden nppoamnce of anally forth white
man. A yelp and rush- sonnded in the
bushea, and the Major's dog from camp
leaped upon the scene and instantly
fastened his keen teeth In the nearest
shoulder of his master's enemy. Una
kaynswah lost his grip under t'l's new
attack, nnd was at the mercy of the
hunting knife in the next moment. "Kar
nnrli ! karnar !a J" (Enough J enough !)
ho cried. "Take off tho dog. Brave
white man kill not great chief. I sur
render." His conqueior bound him
hau l and loot with his buckskin suspend
f rs, and was humanely staunching the
blood from his wounds when the mission
ary's daughter came dashing back from
tho station with two armed men for the
rescue. "As they looked at the Stalwart
form and bloody visaze of the savatre."
said the victor, in his subsequent account,
"and at my own somewhat bruised and .
sanguinary appearance, and listend to
my narrative of the desperate struggle,
they gave vent to expressions in regard
to my strength and prowess which
brought the tinge of pride to my cheeks.
s for the lovely girl whom it had been
my enviable fortune to resenft. she hon
ored me with a regard for which I would
gladly have dared greater perils, and told
of my deliverance of her with tears of
gratitude streaming down her cheeks."
In fine keeiiinor with the romantic pig
ments of this affair was the marriage of
the Major and lady some three months
inter. Not for tho chivalrio sentiment
thus illustrated, however is this story re
told, but in celebration of a tvpe of In
dian character which is at least above the
cowardice of treacherous individual assas
sination. Unakayaswah uliinately atoned
with his life for some of his savagery in
i"g Co., biit in tho encounter just
described he fought as became a great
warrior. It is worth while to note. also.
that in this same hand to hand conflict
the white man owed his victory chiefly
lo the physical training of civilization,
as at critical points of the struircrle.
knowlcdga of boxing, skill in giving the
wrestler's "fall," and finally, even hia
civilized utilization of canine fidelity for
help in such time of need, gave him a su
periority without which the battle might
have ended very differently. Barbarous
bravery fights ever at a disadvantage
with educated skill, and degenerates nat
urally, perhaps, into Modoc treachery
and brutality, which is maddened to reck
less despair by the inevitable triumph of
its surely exterminating adversary.
A Persian Lady.
The Motherof theShah of Persia is thus
described by a recent writer, who being
a lady herself, may be presumed to have
had a quick eye to discern the peculiar
ities of the Persian toilette. Sue says:
"The Shah's mother was dressed with
great magnificence. She wore a pair ot
trousers made of gold brocade. These
Persian trousers are always very wide,
each leg being wider tbau the skirt oi a
gown, so thai they have the effect ot an
exceedingly ample petticoat, and, as
crinolines are unknown, the elegantes
wear ten and eleven pairs of trousers, ono
over the other. (They call a European
lady's dress 'trousers with one leg.')
The trousers of the Shah's mother were
edged with a border of pearls embroider
ed on braid. She had a thin blue chemi
sette, also trimmed with pearls, nearly
meeting the top of the trousers, which
arc fastened with a string. A small jack
et of velvet was over the chemisette,
reaching to the waist, ana on the head a
small shawl, studded with pearls and
diamonds, and pinned under her chin.
Her arms are covered with handsome
bracelets, and her neck with costly neck
laces. Her hair was in bands, and hung
down in a mnltiiude of small plaits.
She wore no shoes, her feet being cover
ed with fine Cashmere stockings. The
palm of her hands and tips of her fingers
were stained with henna, her cheeks
were well rouged, and her eyelids and
eyebrows covered with antimony.
How to Kkep off Flies. In one of
of his lectures the celebrated J. M. Me
chi said: "Where you have plenty of
food, warmth and stock, von will have
abundance of flies. My bullocks could
never lie down iu the day time, owing
to their attacks, and, of course, the long :
continued lifting of their feet prevented
fattening. Hy tlarkeuing the feeding
houses 1 entirely removed this nuisance,
and had the gratification of putting my
animals in a most profitable state of re
pose, for, if you have ten millions of
flies, not one will bite in the dark."
Mechi is a warm advocate of provi
ding shelter for stock, first ou the
ground of economy, and second ou tho
score of humanity.
Maxauino A SyrEAK. The experi- ,
enco hero recited is by no means new, as
many a sufferer will testify:
A man who draws theprizo of squeak- T
ing boots from a shoe store always gets .
them on Saturday, by tho next day tho
full power of the squeak is developed.
He arrives at church at the opening of
a long prayer, and is admitted by tho
sexton with admonitory gestures of si
lence. The first step inside the door is
followed by a sound like that of ripping
a clapboiird from the side of the barn,
while all the ladies on the right side of
the aisle, tip their topknots to one side
and squint from their left eyes, those on
the other side reversing the ordor. Bal
ancing painfully on his worst corn, ho .
makes a more gradual effort, and is re
warded by hearing the same harmonic
reverberance-like linked sweetness, long
drawn out. Then ho tries to navigate on (
the balls of his feet, and waddles along
on his heels. Ho clutches convulsively r
at tho side of tho pews to . lighten his 1
weight, knocks down a womans parasol, :
aud gets all the deacons to raise their
bald heads, and scowling as they do tho 1
rest of tho week. So he determines to '
mince the matter uo more, trots along
fast, and reaches his pew with his under t
garments turned to porous plasters, aud ;
his face of a color to match the saint'
dono in red glass in the principal win-
dow. ' ;