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PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL
riutm, faaton- Obloa ao-Jlf
-i . C- J. CIIGZJS t . - . .
DRUGGIST,' Eu-st Tuscarawas St.'
Cantoo, Ohioi. : : -
E. 0. 7ILLU3 & CO.,
TARUGOIST9 A PLIAliMACEU-
I 3 TISTS.- and UBnil lxlr la
Tj.uith. Paint. Oil. Patent Mwlilne
Dt-iuC. 6t lxr wt of Pom-
Ufllno. .A. 11 la do. Ohio. - l'ncr!p
tlooa prprl at all boura, day or night.
III ' In t'tothau OudoMrwi, VtmtlnifB,
KmiIMkI Clothing, to-Optn block
Chntoo, Ubio. , . . Jni
STASX. CGTJKTX. 25310 C2AT.'
A- lMcQ REGOU 4 SON, Pablish-
XX, rai. and Pialil Fn7 Joo rnnv-
ra, Empu iiioofc, cantQDuaM .
c .. TTT-P a W TTITITiSTn:. -;
J) MnQfaetorr. ' All -mlr from
abroad prom ptlT attentUd." Bindery in
Uartar'a Uloci, (up ir4 . ,'
; J. B- iIcC3XA & CO.,
rrrTRNITURE- DEALERS . AND
UNDaiKTAJL-RKii, Jiaaa Tnacara
and all kinds of Coffin alwaya on
band. " Two LUariMut aiwaya.ia readl-
neaa East -x-waii at,rwh;..i
--' EL Will -SHITXI, .-
T)nOTOG RAI'IIER, Juir.rriica-
JL Ur aUanUon. glvaa PJ "
nlarelni. Dictura. . Oval i'rarnM and
Album Siustantly on hamj, Kooma ia
Matbawa'a IMooa, ttoath MrVvt aurt.
JB13'MJif ... -j. -I
TVENTTST Cr..'s tallirler's Cank
i lilock lap alaira.) AU opwrai ion in
Mm-haaioai lBUauy pertiMTBUHl in tha
laivat tod aooat .appxvut OiiBmc , tta
v ould aaU M(c4i alutotion to bin Gold
Filllaa:, im- mLioh, im tii? " ! of tha
lato (Vara, "be la elraUea by
and eqaaliel toy aoue.".. .. . v"
...j 'A. J.DOuZii -i i .i
O aiairvi txiri Dnbla Kro. Jnwefry
Htora. Alt' operations connects 'Widft
b prnfaaMloa promptly attended to.
deola - " ; " k
GEO. D. HASTES & 33HQTJTHI.
TiANKERS-EAst' TMscarwa St.
J3 Kacaiya IMpo". Ixtun Mouoy, buy
6akt; Silver, BDiia and 'rupoaoj ln
tereot Note. . KxdiaAti tousa. Held.
ioioi MT. Barf. ' - KD,r.SCtrK!IK.
ATTORNEYS - AT LAVV.Offlce
li. u Hartal I I'.loa, (aptalra Canton,
Obio. , . .... ..... aprUif.
. Btaaca.1 r . . TiuuPiOTTt
ATTORNEYS AT-LAW, Akron,
Oalo,: - ; jaa7'.
- W2T. McXISLEY, -: -
ATTORNETu AT" L AW Office in
aa;le Block over XaUoaal Bank,
tune 2d '(SJ . '., ,t. '. -o
' " .nv o. xcarjraQS.'1,; v;
ATTORNEY AT LAWi and Gen
eral Collooticd Areot, Carthtm. J i
ixrflooiitv, .ilwrt.. : - . oct!tlf
. HAB.YET LAUaHLa, , ;;
ATTORN KY AT 'LAW, '. .Notary
Poblto. and 'Miiitary VUuo Air at,
AlHao. ObWn . . I -Bai-f.
SC2AEFSS- & -LXSr CS.; -; ; ,
ATTORNTIYB ; AT 'LAW.1 Office
in Opera-Uoae Eloclc.' ', ' ' ' '
t30.' E.' BALCTS,1
A TTORNfcY AT LAY-Omce in
vi ). w. "Hccoai).:.
ATTORNEY AT X.AVTAnd Gear
eral CoUeotlon AgeuL. Alliance, -O.
Buaineaa entruatad to bia car a. a-ill re
It prompt attention-;. ; ,2tf.-
NOTARY PUBLIC Office north
eaaa oornr of Pubito Hquare. .lie
will attend todrawiriff dela, uiortai?
powara of attornt-y, o. In addtnoa to
the KogltsK, be tnakitb Oermw
And freaeh lantrunws. lie -will alao
procure "paaa porta ior peraona wishing
to CO to arooe. ' 81-1 '
3. G. WILUASD. ; ,
C BOUNTY SURVEYOR OQce In
J the County Kaoprder'e ofilca ii) tha
Wikldal. iJuildiuK. where .ha can be
ound wbea in Uie city If -not, any bu
aineaa wanted can be left witla Jaool
Keplinfrer, q.Coaittr Ueoorder, wL
will giTe due noltoe ta ow . , . :
The law uUorir.a tbaCoBBtyu rvey
or to taka the ackno.wlwiKU'nt of anj
lmtrnmunt of writing l be will tberaaort
write aa4. acknowldtM iAirneaaeiilu
Mortsaitea, Dol. iw AO j ataia fjietb
aud uiWQ slinnl BHXtcfl. .-.
(Nnrm. Jam. 4 Iswt. , . . T ' n
- CTTO 'ISTESHALTES, -f
PRACTICAL , W ATC IIMATCER
and J'JVfeif r, and Ixalor in Wuchea,
Clocka,. Jaws.rr and fe,.vrvrare. . lie
pairlBir nwatlT dona, oil hort urtl-a.
No. ataxic. ..-lock. . fcfc3 '6utf .;
LETJXLE & Bi0T3.ES, . .
TVEALEHS I N WATCltES,;
J Clooka, Jawwiry.. ,S;lverWHr. At
Kaat aide of PuM: c-.jimre. lic-pairiog
done oo -!'-rt rint;,'. .
: . J. A. tirYTS,".11 .
DEALER I ti AMERICAN AND
Foraifn Wa tabes, . toaka, .SUeor
war and Kanry liuoda Northweat oors
nor ef PabliaSruarp Kaoainnff oaotly,
xpadllioaaly aaJLaatiaaotorily donavt
v EXCSAras iic-rrt, -
BY A. r"OIINHA'I7R 'At Old
DepoL uwt properly enrad (or,
and biila cuodarata. oiaylJ 'riOif
LOUIS OIILIGER, PEuPaiKTOBi
Nortb Market atrat- - - , j
BY DANIEL ROURHKCS: At
the Stai. vi AV;:ne, Ohio. -Mea'a
alwaya In re.:.: ou arrival cf cara. - i
PnYfciciAK and suuge-j:?
Odiat aud lUaidnca on Weat Tae
earewaa htrMt, u;Tt door r. XAtheran
Cbnrcu. a.11 curat -arato and ehronra
djaeaaea trntc- . l'rompl aucoti(rn vj
ptotoaaloni-t . - . jucelavi
J. c. '.rT.r
O;" oornr cf
and V, uSui r--ri!.ii
liv-t T'.-m arawaa
i -1 Viu(-!Jii!i3r'a
T- 1 r r-r
P23 Ti 3? E T;XA li' M O'T I O JC
Cheap and Good Goods at Low
Imposition Hated ! Opposition
Courted I Comparison , Invited I. .
ComnetJtion Deflerl I J i i J J J J f
' The Value Always; Given in Ex
chanj-e for your iloney 1 J i
Wa mpeetuUi inrlta the publlo to
call and examine -our larjra and new
Pilk and Wool Poplin. '
Stri ped Ioplln4 " i : i T 2 1 D
All Wool Plaid, only 65 cts.
Alpaca-ail colors r - f
Frend Uiasham. I m
Percales solid colors.
Striped and: Flared Lawns from 20
up 10 cts. - - x
Carpets at low prices.
f rr r
White Goods, Notions, .
.Balmoral Skirts, Hoop iSfcirfa,
" Corsets. Counterpanes. " '
I BhawlsJ Lace' Curtain" Goods,
Parasold, Umbrellas, , '
r -Uresa lTlraminrs, - -r c.
i i White Silk Handkerchlefal J
'y,. - . ' i Linen - Ilandkerchleu.
I WaaJno eall Tour attentloa to tbe Do
maaao lepa-tantl i . ' -Winsutta
JHUls,, A ; ; pi
iruii octna ijoom, .
ir -SA ward Harris, ( ,,
'-. New Jerseys 'iv.'J t
Hamilton, . ,
.11 ,!;-- ii.RedVunk;
TValtham, ,, .
Ulackstoney , '.- '
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All tha'aKoVabranUa "Are one vard
wi1, aud at prlcaa ranging from 12 up
a.s - v -!..,.- . '
w bare a Wo bit bieml aiao on tana' a
fii.Uof Jircwu . M ualina; s iuli yard:
wilalllaw(rom''lUii ap to iSc,
h oll tLm abovbranda by tao piece
.a4eaAU prleea.i i: iit.j i'
v tsrv a oU U n aof call ooe
afa'triHtoK otUatowet.'aa we don" intend
Ual ia. ahooa ; e oxTorgfeat bargain
Uial Aepartmtbt -
jbw Git pa a. eallnn trouhw te ahmr
AGENTS WANTED "TO SELL
JB ill U&iaUb 9
Vj COMlNei by the B.Uf
biaka'ea Paaaa. i.'laj Rpi Inrajl --Pjlaa
oly On Dollar. Tbay make a SpriDg-,
Ohu mm ea itaakian Jttaip aal a a
CoiiiiDon CTiair. an1. tbat moat Jr.: tra-.J
aani il'--K' 'Tbttfe&arr: , .ijtnjr ciatr,
aad ota ba ptuceM, ! t. . viae I
chijd. vo almpla ara ibvy u Ibelr eon-.
atruoUoa-i t Tbay )ir taJ of tri b-t
tr the -Well-known ' ijKito
and )uaeaa MUMMaah elaailcity I'faay
mail a Jina nuinro uj cnar. anuare
iieliEhl of .be buulruu. thi-y lt
nettiie iaaat In the war when applied to
iuauWM P"I li tint lajce any extra
rouin." and wucb' abd. vMt on that baa
Uwli lKl erfknmoltanuayt Jiiow'pra.iae,
aar lhy-4iialcatkMMMat uuairavr ia
auti.,-Tbe JaJia". . one and .alI,.pro
nourua; Ttt.a"luaeij.iit-d ,aa( ar, euw-ing
cbajr. Tbvy niaka di-tndmllj tba, pleaa
aniaenUraliT 4jrt fit .Ua iwoMJJ Tbey
aralodibpeaaibla'wbrra cwtn foj la onn-
auiCHii, rilU,-,lJollitr, liH'r, prnra,
iiam uiupi.wy nin ii i. i ii . .
tela. Court-Houses, Cara and Steamboats.
PaUiifi by -Ai Mf Biake Aprjl inh,
lsfcS f. They wUl last a Lite time. They
aure to ootae ia rvperai ,uae, ano
peopln wiU'uua ard. , all xrther Took In a:
chmira. 1 or eoonoiay and comrorttJtL!s
the iui1 valuable luvniin of the ae.
It I I
&?9y firei Handrwl 'Dollars :Rewartt
wlla ai.pald. ikjt inluraaai.iin .naoaiMou L
Ttction ot any paraoo.er nperaona inai
ball ia any manner iwaax upon
Biake' a Patent Chair H prlnga. Lberef'ora
employee jn, any faebxy lur.puuiry..
where uchiBprlo(pi aj- .juade without
the ot naaat. tJ Genlwia Jiiake,.wiil
give ua aucU iofcrmarlou that- wilf lead
tbaoooiutttiouj C laueb, .partial aAti
noon thidr coa viciioi abalt raoiae tbav
l.a.i3. ,t... - - t- - -i f
I . L.I.43OO0WIN at fiKAKli
aaPartlea arlabln-r 9prSg3,t . r-?j3
elea to.'. Otio; .'SiichUan, Indiana, "'l.iia
nois; 'VlHuonairi. Tennee, Weet ' "V jr
giaut, 'Cuuada, and oil terruory -weat 'of
the MUaissir.' river, Diunt buy from Tbe
naiiorMifaaJ, aa I , have established a
alanulaotory llere. ; - " J .Ci.t
, , , a.BLak. f.
i t. r ' i Box Mil Canton, O.
Parties wanting agenuiea for any ptii
re territory wi'i adtea the prprietor.
, ... UtOHtili K.UOODW1N'-
ouarStr 12 broadwayi N. Y. ,-
U TJ D E RT A t rJGri
KEEPS ON nANDVA
and fine aaortmen-of, '
- AND -
- j j. , k!t VKBT, BTTtB OflJ
"OOD J: COFFINS.1
We also lay 'oat and -prepare remains
for burial, w he a desired, tihrouds. Crape
dtcfurnlahed.1 ; , , ' n . , tJ,.
AtWITS tat UADA'tav
We have The mmt elegant and
ooaUy Ilearae In this aaction, for, use of
whici. we charge rv nioro ita.' usual
xate.-'- ,y .-a - .a a a
Tqnerala atteodd in tlieoouery, and
a vary moderaW Charge, ; . w
gtretlie trSTKP.tAKlWa: niyK kpa
cud arteuiion, and, after Twenty years
perieuce.in tbe business, I daty conipe
ttuon. " '
Orders lb CoHue and IBurials left at
my Furnilar Hooans, four doors east of
American lloiel, Kaat Tuscarawas
stret.wlllrecelvo prompt altentlon.
teJClIkRGlKS VI BY JtODZRATE.
'L ' L'-i. - -J b! McCREA."
Canton. Feb. 17, T89tf.-. - - -i
I JAUES 1IAESH, -v
ATTORNEY ATLAW, MAS
siiloo, Ohio. . OUioa In O. Harsb's
Biecir, uatau-a..'1'roinpt alien i ion giv
to all bualkea i&trnated to bis ear.
a VcUBEGOR; E<ozZ
DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET.
i ' aIcateaiavait C.'o-rrMOr','," y
X. JT. CSpiFlllTr,0r JifrcA-.
; JT ule Supreme Courts
1WM. J. GJIAfOKE". of TrebleV
j 'kcaiirr or a (u tr,
8TEPH; BFHBEIL of Cuyahoga.
AMormey ueaieraU,- , - i
,f.,lL CONNELL, pf'airfieid
Member Board JPwklte Warlca
! B. F. CUURCniLoV or. Butler.
Stark County Democratic Ticket.
i , Per State Senator, ; .
i L UUGII BLEAKLEY, n
j For Geaeral Asaeaabdy, .
i " JOSEPH TIIOJMTSON,
. Of Masaillon j,-, ,
,",i:'jAiiE$. siaENTz,'. '. :
or arreaiie-iaaa:e,-' : i
HARVEY LAUGIILIN, '
... ! Of AlUanee. !
Si'.! For'Sherlui "" 1
, ,K)f Canton. ' '
For TTreevaurer, .
Fkr . i pii ft e mtlms Ataoraey, T
WM. A. LYNCH,
4, Of Maaalllon.
For Infirnuxry 2 I rector,
, Of Canton. , . . .
Luintl Apprulaer Im. Caaloa, ;
V j; G. WILJJAIID.'?.
Ijiad Appraiser; ta ,'aalM Xp
FOR LAND APPRAISERS.
:The Land Aprksert HomlnaBed -ari the
lata Democratic Primary 'iTeeting'for Stark
County are aa f oltaws IT ; I .' ili i' ,: : I ' O
Paris, David Easick; WashlBrtoa,! J JU
Knoll; Lexington, J A Kiogsoury; 'Marl
boro, Martin Replogle-t Nimisliillen, E
Landon : Plains Peter' tJchck j Bandy,
James Bovd : Bethlehem!' A W Uosliorn :
Canton City, J O- WUliard V Canton tp
Jacob Sherrkkl Oanaburjrb.Saaiuel .Sny
der ; Lake, S S Geib ; Jackson', Samuel
Brougber, Perrr, Levi SUunp; Tuacarawaa,
Joseph Oberlin ; Lawrence, P A Trio.
Duipcratic. Central Committee for Stark
county for the ensuing year :
' Paria,;AKoonsv Washington, A Shaffer;
Lexington, ilatbew tarly ; Marlboro, A
It CiihoroTi 'Vmthill(n, Wm .ShaffiJ;
. i . II T- . . . . --. a
kaotu f Bethlehem, P B Welsh ; Canton, '
31 A, J-ynch; Osaabura, - J ; D MOleT i
Lake; 11 Eby ;' 'Jackson, ' John Hammer ;
Perry.tJ B Eatap: Tuscarawas, Wm Ober-
fini Lawrence, C D McCne. .- -
; TheDeregales tbostnJoi Tlie Senatorial
Convention from BtarifJotjiB are :
: ! Paris, E D BJleyT--WatjhlflCTon,-Bn
n ajiace; iextngtoo, 4.4 raor, onsoir:
Jtd, 1, Pence; Plain, Pater Pierson; Bandy,
James Bovd; .Bethlehem, A StaJbi- Cajitou,
paniel Sajlerand lt A Dunbar Oenahnrgb
J D MiDejr t lake. Prank W Balrd ;i Jacki.
H0 barm Bealty j Perry J P- Barrick and
John Warwick ; - Tuscarawas;- J H G ird-:
br .Lawrence, H P MfCade -,., ;j
FOR LAND APPRAISERS. The Democracy and the Laboring
lT, To show ': hoW; thePemocracy
verywliere ; eympaliuze ;.wita ;th
laboriu? man in- bis crnitesta - with
capital, we give belbwjhe resolutiods
oasaed by .the Democratic State Cob
yeotions in California and Ohloi.' I
''. JtesobxA, '- That :the "Democratic
party ever has been,' is now, and
ever will be, the: cbamploa . the
rights of the mechanic and the work,
tnL'man ;; that alt the reforms having;
tor their object tbe reduction of the
hocra .of biia labor, tbe enlargement 4
litis Drivileees and r the orotistion
of his personal liberty have ever
been demanded, enabled and ttnforo-i
ed by the JJemocracy ; that we point
with pride- to the fact Uiatin-CaAUor
oia,atwas tha Democratic; element
in. the Leg isSa tare that passed; and a
Democratic Governor that approved
Ihe Eight-hour Law, andVthat.' we
pledged ourselves to ue our -otmoat
exertiooa to carry, the provisions of
that law into full force and effect, as
well as to labor ia other directions
for the cause ot the sons of toil.
IZfstJixtf, That the . Democade
party of the United State haveal-4
uet-n pret-ixiiueoiiy irretiuiy w
tna r ignis ana imer&iU or the laoor
tng lyen that they rare ia favor, of a
limited number .ofi aiaum in all
manufacturing workshops the hours
dictated by the physical aod mental
I ' intra T nf I K. 'laharlwt't -that
they-'faror the- rcost Titer8l laws in j
regard to boasehold acd homestead
xemption from Bale and execution:
that they -arealso in favor -tjf-liberal
grant ot. fond frorrl the -puWi do
main to actual settles, 'without 'any
coat'and are opposed to xhe 'donat
ion of these, to- swiDdliDg railroad
corporationis and are generally
frier dly ta th5 system of measures
adv jcaied by the Labor and Ia
dua'a'ial CongresflrAnd we piedgertne
ix-mccrane part y, - ir reatorea ' to
fiower.'to exercise their "influence
n giving, them . practical applicat
ion." , ,...tV... . ,,!(,
; While the Democrocy are thus lor
the laborer, he. Repablicans-are for
his oprrc-opirihe various. piivUeaT
ed classes throu-rhout the rxmhtry. '
It Is a. poor rule thai won't,, work
bothwaytw ;Gbant ia forcing ngro
journeymen and negro apprentice
i a to the Govern men t workshops, and
forcing white men to aocIate-' with
l hem,-ot v-ooip-n their- ltaattgns.'a
Why dou?the.pot a eerro or tworla-
ito the; CiibipeJ,f and thua assoclatie-:
with them himself, and enforce' his
doctrines by hia-exAmple f-rlt cart
not be possible, after all the Xadical '
homiUwi tika we -haye .fcad. -txanth
exmiauieB-tkf tha; jaegra. ttracter;
that one cannot -be found ' tit ) to- J
Intoa Radical Cabinet. " W jere are
Fred. Douglas and John L Langs
ton. . . . T:0 fj;;;,.x
' t -
( f A Lisprsa eonunderuLolst" tasked
the folio wLig i- "Why doth a dog
waggle hith tall ! Givo it up T i think,
moth lelath will give.it -u p. .-.Yet
thee, thejiug-; wiietl- f9 ti.l J-d-cause
the dog 1th stronger than the
till! If h'athn'r, tba. tail would
waggle the dogl"? '
A TRIP INTO MICHIGAN.
Leaving , Qantonr:on...oitr west
morning train takes us to Cleveland
via OrrviUe and Hudson by half
past 10. A. .M.' '. :t
Th DetrbU boat lpavep ieyeiand
at Q. P.M. and w-e found good quar,
ters on board the R. N. Rice, on the
evening of the 3i fare $LMJ I Sev
eral miles oat we saw for a longtime
a large strong light, that a Cleveland
eentieman - said -most bo ft 'serious
conflagration in- the city. ' We enjoy
ed the moonlight scene on lake Erie
till a late hour and after a few hours
reoose we irot no to enjoy ; the scene
In voyaging up the Detroit . river tp
the old French city of the stalt In
approaching the .city, the fort flying
the stars and stripes, is a prominent
object to the 'observing tra verier.
The Queens rjorttinlQn Vjf course at-;
traded a good 'share of our .morning
gaze. WJiiili: :A!L'Ji:A - Villi
Detroit Is now a-eity- of eighty or
ninety thousand of a population and
is respectably," well! .and compactly
The Detroit and Milwaukee , rail
waysooR-eonvTetTi'rto I cm a cxnirrs
ty where we in tended- sojourn
few days. On the route we passed
throUjjri'kPonliaeri af Sfcia town in 4
good, fvajimf r?spn.Michj
igan is a great .wheat growing State,
as may be plajrdy.seeri now. The
wheat harvest is just commencicr
and ' tnany fields' are not -yet ripe
enough to cut. We never saw finer
wheatieidsopmore of 'them -than
those which greet us in Michigan-;
We traveled by. back from Pewar
mo station to Habbardston, 6 miles
north.Thia is a new region but being
rapidly devel&ped. "The many fine
fields ot wheat and oats and grass,
Indicate a good soil which is capable
of ti8talnin?r a' thriftvi Tjonalatlorl
This region haying been settled some
twelve or fifteen" years'ana'mueh hks
been accomplished in that short time.
Improved farms , run ,from forty , to
seventy-flvedollars an acre depend-
ing xn- .improvements and- locality.
. ........ ....
The Umbb hereabouts Is . beach,.', su
gar, oak, ash, - black walnut, Aci
North of thCj some, twenty miles be
gin the pineries,thou3and3 ;tjf . Icg3
are floated down Fisfi creek o Hnb-
bar,1s'toi4"aiid oilier 'poTh ft" to be saw
ed 1 Maple river, -into 'Whicr Fish
creek' empties,' also floats-immense
nambers .or iog.'The, Maple runs
Into Grand rivet. y.hicb flows . into
lake Michigan at Grand Haven.
This Is. a yei'jt.rishiriQwciXtie
D, A; JLBAtLway ;jQnmrny jnai a
line of steamers to Milwaukee and
Chicago. Peach- raising' Is the "great
business of farmers about Grand
Haven and , immense Quantities -of
trie luscious iruit are shipped to Chi
cago and Mil wAukee."- Theappla-and
peachthrlye-flnely Jrflhls sectroii
and the smaller -fruits raspberries
and black berries grow spontaneously
and in great abundance.
Crystal lake, a "beautiful body of
water sixteen miles above Habbards
ton. Is ot - great- U3er to 'the lumber
men.-' Tharwnera,f the lake have
aud "flood1 Mtea'iairarjged M
thatln low water they-can flood Fish
creek and .Maple . river . and,., send
down the logs by thousands to keep
the? mills 'Bur-plied Of course: the"
lumbermenpay weiT for. this bse'Qt
Crystal lakeNn Thb eeastm dwever
ibe erviciVof iiie lake have not
Uea required..'!:;..; r.V-.ili.Vna.'
made the acoalntaricer of ;priW,
Dqdge, d i tor of tii Industrial-Journal,
!publis6ijd! iyJUtft Labor. ..Unioit
of Michigan, at Grand Ttapid3.4 The
Doctor Is : a -wlde-a- wake energetic
man,w hose wholesou is In' the labtjr
isadvementr ;'.,The following'', jr eg olii-r
tioc& taken frnm thpir piatioraa. wul
serve to show----i . -.- ; -- -1
THE PRINCIPLES OF THE LABOR
Bksoltkd, Thatae-ae6ig4f-the foan
dart of the Republic- was to institute a gov
erntneat upon lh principle f absolute is
heren sovereignty In the- people, andtbat
would give to each citUe-ha 'largest-political
and, religious liberty compatible with
the good order ot society. "r - . :' - -R-csoLrEb.
Thit all- feroperfy or.' wealth
the product of .'physical and. iutullectuat
labor, that lalxim.augul-f uriijhl. acd
would under . st Vast 1 moaatary system, re
t&int or receive - the larg! - pr-portJoO-of
lhea"prodactlons, "that The 'wrongs, op
pressiona and dcsulations wbKh "Uborcrl'
are suff erinjr, resnlt from the unfair diatri
but ion of the products of tabor; " . z
RssoLVkD, That money is the medium
distnbauom ta non-prod ucId-j-jcapitai
and pre Juciagi AsJU'lhe vxate tf Aiterest
determining ,wUat proportion of the pro
ducts qfjaborjall b4 awarded to. ipUal
for its use, and what to labor for. its pro
ductijn. - ' ;;' Ji.J
Itj-Bor.VKi, .That the formation, of JUe
chanics lnioiujies,Xyotiuuj5. and Itcadjug
Rooms, and the erection of buildings for
that, purpose, is recommeniW lolhe. wur
kingmea ia ali-cUies-aod towns as a Baeaaa
f adrunckig their, inu-ikctuul cuUnce and
social improvement t A"
RssoLvitD, That the law authorizing the
National baakiDg. systettt it inimical to Ike
spirit of liberty,-and subversive of : tba
priat:lples.of jut tiee tipoB which our histr"
tntions are founded; and wlrhout--warrant'
the Constitution ; justice,, reason and
sound policy demands its immediate repeal
abd the iubaUluiion of the legal tender
Treasury Botes as the- currency of the na
tion, so far aa parjercnrjfI5y JB.TJOW used.
-Resolved, That ihe--aanpUonfrom
tkaailon ixt bank -capital' and govruaient
bonds l a specie of dangerous and unjust
class -legislstlonr. opposed: to the' spirit of
put jDBUtutlons, 'and coutrarf to- the prin
ciples of a sound morality aad euiighleoed
reason. 1 ;.. , ,a,.;.i, : .l.;. i.i .
UicaouraD,; That. aur. mteral'reven-ie
law are ia letter and Spirit opposed to- the
priarfples -of freedtmt an3' equality upon
which -our institutions- are Xoundod," aJuJ
that there Is in all its proviaions maoifusiiy
Studied design 16 shield non producing
capital frru Us Jost pmportian ef the bur
dens necessary for the support of the Gov
erament, Imposing them mainly on the in
trial wealth rs-oduQtg lassi, (LnS that
while these wrrrgkteoils raws df-u1strrbu
lion remain in force, .laborera cannot, by
any system of" combmaUohdo; operation,
secure tliir natural -righti.V4 -1 Li.i
. Jtkscu.vsn r: Titat. lha trne isancial.poiic v
this nation. at the preaent time im the i-
. . . - . . . I . . J
sue or A reasurv nfttesrc-e a;--r?-rai tencter-i
the -rjavtaent of all '-ficLte;" r.ubnc . arT
jjrivati, aid coHterUUIe at ifhe, "option; ,ot
me poiuer in 10 uo-rerames., Donas, .pear-;,
ing a jttst. -irate of :iaterest sumcientiy be
low the -rata of. incrrase in the natioaal
hy nstiintl production, as -to make
aa.eQuitable di-rtritrottcrj ef t wrod-jsts ef
labor between Horr TJroduCing--tapSial kncH
btoor, reperygrir. Congress - XBfr right ta
alter the .aame.1 whea io-'theis -iudirmerjt.
the purc-imteres iWouid-i)e --premoW-
thereby ; giving Ithe'publie eteditof Hbel
right to take the lawfoL -money for the hi-f
teresf bearing bonds, at his election, witli
the privilege to' the holder"to. convert the
bonds into money or the nkoaey -into bonds
his- pleasure. Thus- it - would -dispense 1
with the hungry hoardr of assessors, tax
galhercn and government spies that are
now tarraiSaltir the Industrial' classes' and
diepoUing then I of all their substance, t !
; .Kasoxvan, Thatllt is esaeoUal toi Iho
pcoKpcrity and happiness of the; people and
stability of our Government, that the pub
lic domain be alstributed as widely as pos
sible among toe : people, and the publlo
lands snot-Id be sold in reasonable quanti
ties, and to aoae but ''actual' eeaiers,' and
to them at the minimum price fixed by the
government. . And. that when, grants of
public lands are deemed necessary to pro
mote any important 'public: improvement
tbe fee simple should not' be ' granted, but
only the proceeds 01 the sale tlier . -'L '.
I These doctrines are eminently just
and ' practical' "and ""we ' 1-jarnf the
movements Is progressing rapidly in
Michigan. : The : labor . folks claim
they hold the balance -of power In
this State and that they intend ' to
use It against fcpnd:holding monopo
ly and evdtry. , i ;i 1
I. was surprised to learn that ' this
regiod ii' notl lafes'ted i,witb; rats
none havjeg1 been; Been heareabdutsl
Mice however; are very troubsome
and we have found the truth of the
ong here, "skeeters do bite." 1
The innabltants here every evening
-treat the animals to a "Emudze.'f
which merely means- smoking 'them
out, And then by means or' mosquito
bars in the windows and closing' -the
doors, &c.i .they' mfinage to keep the
"skeetera ontside,: so as to get their
requisite sleep. ". 1 t...i -1 L.u. -
;The winter here Is" a great buslneas
season.' Laree lorcesrof. laboriDir
mea p up. to the pineriea every
winter, take hp their abode and get
out pine logs. The sleighing In win
ter is excellent and makes locoioo-
tion easy." Their ripxiiuity': to, the
pineries gives farmers here a good
market for potatoesL'oats . aud 1 other
products.- The lumber ,busines-r in
this region pnt4 money In circulation
and is doing much for the rapid set
tlement- and development of the
eountry in building ' railways v Ac,
une uetroit: and, piu waukea rail-
wm -rr 1 at ni.nnn - rw... . 1 ' e 3 atti-I
seems to be doing a thriving business
It is only some twelve years, since
bears and w-olvea roamed this regioi:
in large numbers. . About len years
ago a hunter in one winter killed -47
wolves when the bounty on each was
four dollars. Starvation drove them
aqwa rrom . the north only some
three years Ago,-, when; several were
killed;:-; The Chippewa ' tribe of In
dians are located north of this some
S0 miles.' ' Occasionally parties- of
them camp lnJhispeigb.borhood
and pass a portion, of, the.summer
making and 'selllbgjbaskets, .
[From Packard's Monthly for
Mark Twain's Speech at the N.
York Press Club on the Late
I -V r . - . .-J1-...1 .
Jlfr. President and Genilement 1 ' '
Iti my painfutTiutv o-maLf'thee
festivities- with the1 announcement of
tne-.deatn of one who was dear to n
all -trour tried and noble friend, the
Reiuibl9 Contraband.-' "Po "thA
world at large this event, wilh bring
uow.vnrsvrA iiro-wynancver Cum
jieueuutu aim, never Knew hfm as
we aia, never Had such cause to love
him; bat unto t the calamity brings
unuUerable anguish for it heralds
the loss f one - whose great heart
J3a I OT IIS TSIOne . - Whnua -l-nlua
tonrue vttJrarpd 1
miracles solely' Tor our ;enriphme.nt
and renowns i-;' ,
Jo hiatime wfial drd'he not'do fer
ns f h: When marvels languished "and
otiasauou-tiespafenes-- grew .tame:'
whec was itthat laid down i-Kp nhnv.
ana thehoeatad came -with healing
00 hi wings The Reliable" COlitra
baadVt 'When hrrnie'flffvi Hrt mil n If
andodtamayv-s-andj -the'-greaf cause
seemed lost leyond ' all hope" ofsuc.
ror,-whb'Wus rt thatturfted the' lide
of war and av victory to the van-qui8bed?-Tbo
When 'despafr -honjr'tit3 shadows
about. the hearts of the people, and
every face,, who was ft
that.bwiTed every "danger-to brin
cheerrtog and ineomprehensible news
from th- -'front? -Tha . -Raii.tn
Coatrabahd.l Wh6 lookr'Rhmond"
the first -time-? The 'Reliable' Con
traband; 'Wbo.took'it every time
untiL-tbe--Iatr and - then" felt the
bitterness of - hearing- a' ntTnn
applaud the man more who'took". if
eucelhan that greater maawhohad
taken It six times before T ' The .Re
liable Contraband; J When' we need
ed a bloodless victory to whom did
wei look to-wln It? -Tho-TiotiaKia
OontraDand.a Wheri we needed news
ta make the DebntaV- kxjl-oij v v 00 r w-t
arid -their-" knotted "-'and- combined
lock to stand ph endlikeTqulHs.-nb:
n the- fretful porcnplner to whom
we look te fetch; ' it; f-Th rt ot t u i
Contraband. . Wheri1.-
iwirt of description of new,'upoa any
aort or-.descriptiorr of suWetL.- who
was It that -stood .sls-awWdi-' tn t
ste&r-st. knn:nf-i K.rn - x. i ' ' 4
t l 1 ill" Atliiu lUcWa
aJtonsrir-Thd Jtetiable Ouitrdband; .:.
., jjay menas. ne wrds the 'fslthfnlest:
vassaf -that ever fnuc-ht- - i.'t
lied in ibe glorious ranks of journal
ism Thunderand lifhtnino- .nV
stopped him f annihnleda' railroads
never: crippled his knowledge ; strat,
egetic feints never confused his judgl
ment; cannon balla couldn't kill him
clairvoyance coaldir't find him ti
tannimseii eoaldnt catch himT Hls
Information - com Dfised air Vnni'.
edire; possible Ami
I noaglnation- was ntterly 'boundless;
teis capacity1 to.m&ke mihtv ctaro
men la. and 8o-tacfc them
make an inch of truth irrovei nn rr'
of grorrad, , without appealing , to'
i,iD.u-wi-3ir, -was a tniug. .nat ap.-
piu-.-u crver-me most Jiaiuipreasibie
raa,a sw v- a La 1 giaUL'Ui;,. y , - : . . 1
The Rf-iiflhl. CsxnntmKkw,,Ti
- . -t-vuu K. UUUUVi AO HKJ
rnorel Corn of the war nnlv ha
watched its progress took notes-'-of
iu suraswa aaa reverses, -manufsc-tured
and -.worded the most thrtlK
leauiures or Its daily .historv. -and
then, when tt died, his reat mis j
,naa ViHiUCU, . 1S ' lOOCUPaUOn
gone; and be diedHkewTse.,',, -;.
No journalist here preseot'eah lay
his had upon his, heart and.. say-, Le
had no-jcause xo-love-his fuithuil
creatures,-' over . Whose UDseatient
form we drop these univailing tears,
f-for no journalist among iu all. ani
lay his hand upon his heart and say
he has, eyei lied- with 'such' jjathoa,
such unction-; such eiauisitesvmroft.'
try, .surit 'fiubli-njty; of caoception 1
and such' fe!idty pr, fexecutioaa J
.nuou no uia it ttirougn.ana iy .tne
Inspiration of this really gifted mar
vel of mendacity, the hlmented Re-
UAIIIjJE Vlyi I SASAn lit
-"" Respect fulls, '--
,,'CuKSE3,lIke chlckenr3, come home
to roosUfViKBowKLOw, avho taught
negroes' .how to- abuse wbitemen.and
registrars how to cheat, is now being
bth abused and'eheated by ids. foe-
xset- Insttumeuts.. And Wkt.ls, tha
carpet-bag Governor: of.Ylrglnia,T
who caused the removal or hundreds
?f nffleers- In that State ; py;tha
Military,, is now. since .his .over
wbeloiia; def!tat for re election, be-b-ig
threatened with removal by Genr
CanbV. A The Bins of the Radicals
are) coming? back: fast enough to
plague thein I ;
Tb following ingenious rythm which
was floating about in the public papers
twenty fears ago, is published in the Mer
iden (Conn.) Repubhcarl, as original :
POETRY RUN MAD.
There something very curious in the 1 -'
Manner in which you can twist words into
Rhymes single and double r . - li , .
To see how one thing with another chimes,
That is, if you have not wit enough to
Plan, a story, or something else to write ,
About without . .
Much trouble ..
Suppose wa try it now. One "Asa Strikes,
One of those men whom everything
Provokes, . . : . ..,
A surly tempered, evil minded, bearish,
111 natured kind of being ; m
He was the Deacon of the parish,
And had the overseeing ; . - .
Of some small matters, such as ringin';
Of the church bell, and'
"Took the lead in singing. ?';'..""', .
Welt, fjekcon! Stokes "had gone to bed,"
One ijiaht,' in"77. -". - " '. " .'
Twas cold enough to make a Russian '
Shiver;" " '
1 think I never knew one . ;.'.'."
Colder than this i jn faith it was a blue one!
Ia .1 . . L. j A . 11 f . .
A real Lapland night. ; Good Lord J " . ;
How cold 'twas.' ; , , ; T '.
There was a cha there, named Ezekiel,'
A CleveA good for nbUiintr fellow! ';- '
vv bo, very nen, -ased to geNiuite mellow;
Of -Whom tbe Deacon always used to speak
la 1 for be was load of crackinz jokes
On Deacon Stokes,
To show on .!;.:. ; t ;
What terms be stood among the .
Women folks, and so on. ... :
It came to pass, that on the nieht 1 1 ' :
Speak of.; n ? ; u-..' :: - t v
He'd spent the evening, for tbe sake of
By partaking -
Of the merry-making ,
And enioyment ... 1 ... '.;.
Of eome good f ellows there,. - whose sole
i.oioyment, was In all kinds of. .
Weather, on every night, - ,,
By jearly candle light, V . '
To get together, " ' , . . . ' ' 1 '-.V . 1
Beading newspapers, smoking pipes, and
Chewing ; tellujg 'Jong yarns,- and
Pouting down "the Ruin. "7 -
Pretty well corned, "and. . . ;;
rjrj to evprvthina-' -
Drunk as a lord, and happr as Vkiiie : -
EIae as a razor, "from his midnight revet,
ism icanng musKets, women, or the devil,
11a a tigut neart, much lighter.than a
Feather, and with a bead, ten times
As light as either- and a purse, - 1 -Perhaps
as. light as all tot-ether: . -i-
On Went Fjekiel, with a great expansion
Of thought, . .. ;-:i . ( ;,.... ...-i
Up at a post before the Deacons rnansioa.
Li r v- l '-.! I .-;-';' t --. -I s-i ;) j
With one arm round the doL awhile- . .
He stood in. thoughtful mood,: with ,-
one eye turned up towards the window,'
Where. wiUi f ecbla elare. ." " -. '
A candle'burned, y. . .;,: ,.':'; . V" . .
Thea: with a serious face.''4:'" ' '
LAnd grave,' mysterious '.' ' ;","' . '
buake of the head, Ezekiel said :
8 lis rlghteye, once more, thrown .
pon the beacon' r ----.
That from the window shone ;)'; -
start the iJeacon." - -
Rap,-rap rap, rap Trent Deacon Stokes '
Knocker, but no one stirred. -Rap,
rap, it went again. -; ' I
By George 1 It must be after-ten o'eloclg
Or they take an early hour for turning in.
- 1 -.'! ."..' - j .1 . O '-
RAp, Trap, rap, 'my consrjgnce f how" !
They keep a fellow .waiting. Lord I '
How sound thesateep V -1 i .-.
I : -aar: t. .-;:.. -i :. ..v.-
The Deacon then beiraa to be alarmed. . .
A&din amazement,,.; 1 i, il
laiew np, the. casement, and with cap '
.1 .st - J . . . - J
Demanded, what the cause was' of the
tttot that thus disturbed his quiet:
"Quite eool this evenui'tj Deacbh Stokes,''
ieplied -.the voice, below'. " Well wn .
- 1 sir. What the "matter" t . .
Quite chilly, XJeacan ; how your teeth do
i chatter.'- -.:'.' .
"Tou vagabond : a brettv time rouW
Chctsea to show your wit ; for I am almost
FrofceD, i''Whr. bless von. rvr-nn
Dan'tbein a passion.-' -' -'--7; '''-
Twas all in vain to sneak- ac-sjif- " iu 1
"For; with the Deacon's threat about th Tkivs
Down went the sash,
iC8 j Tu.". .1-.-.-1L 1:1 j!--jtiL!
Rari -rap, rap,- the knocker went again :i 1
And lieitheriof em was T6ry light rap. I
Thump, th∓, against the door, went
i--J'Zekiel'8.cane,.-i. ,..u '
And laat -once, more, ' brought Deacoa
- jOtuicea nightcap.: i-. .
Very ..cold weather, : Deacon Stokes.
I to Bight 3 ..,.;. ..-i ...... .'i
Begoue; you Tile. Insolent dor ; or -TIP
Give you a warming, and should serve
lyen titht.: .-..v. i, .vvii-.-.-t
You rillain, it is time to end your hoax.
Why, bless your soul and body. Deacon
'Stokes; - ... , . . s. . ...
Don't be so cross, when l'v mm. War. .!
In this severe night, which is cold enough
w ito kill a horse, .:, ' .
your aavice Upon a very difficult ' '
i nice question. " '
Now, Lord bless you Deacon.
w lutute naate ana aress you." - - -
!;.::-. ; . . .... -: -- . ' -
l"Well, well, oat with it ; if It mast be so
Be quick about if, I'm very cold." " . .
-WeU, Deacon, I don't doubt it. ''
ia a. lew words the matter can be told. -Beaton,
the case ta thta -: ; T a.nt tv tn
It this cold weather holds all Bummer here.
U-h. . : -1 .... '
" mw wxuj green peas oe along next
': - ,m.a,i . ......
A Canoe Voyage Down the Jordan.
:Mr.'MacregcL''wLo is 'doin-i" some'of
the. rivers of the East .thus describes a voy
age do-4-h the Jordan t . .,"..-(
Xprought.my canoe , from! Damascus
round the spur. of. Heron br verv rue5red
roaoiv wa iui; ice, crackling - nnder our
any us uow Kesme, our patlu ,ahe
rsoc swj was men laiinclca on me parcn
tal source" of Jordan-jiear Rasbeva.' .and
padaied down unid she was, transferred to
"the pool' of Dan.' where from out of the
moist earth lliere gushes the largest sincle'
BjjrlJJS iu mo wont-.-. . -.UC; Jiira source is
at iJamas, the ancient CoBsarea ,1'huippi,
where a torrent rushes put of the rock- and
then; these three rivers, .each , born full
grown, iue uasoany,. tnej "jeoen, and ,tae
Banias,' converge ia "the! plain of Huleh.
and unite In a saiali lake, -the waters of
Merom." To , trace the course' of water
thpoOlfh this marsh. ' eisht mihta ' lnnv and
fbur miles wide, was' iny object '., the Rob.
1 . - r 5 - . - . i . , : .
"7 i -ft o . cArrieu jux , laa. . furthest pouil
where! a horse could take, her. and then I
launched her .alohe " The" plain , is flat
TU people axe very ilack . in color.; . The
houses are little red huts,' and great buffa
loes the "ijuus or-lias nan" plash -thro'
the morass or swim the numerous streams.
r;The natives ran from. -the, fields to see
the canoe, -, They shouted aloud for '.'buck
aheesh,'' and tiirew-niud uand . stones to
stop- me for this excisemen t Soon, they
waded, out xo . Intercept , me,' but' I eluded
them. ""Then they stripped aad swam to
me, but I distanced them every Che.'' Men
now joined, with grins, aad roared dut to
me to come' ashore.; "Women and children
joined 'the" chorus,, ""'baroda. '" baroda.''
Kguns, guns) nntil at last one man fired at
me quite close, , J still paddled on, laugh
ing and tryUitO keep"a .bold front, until
at-Uie Tillage of Salbyed a dosteiii naked
men,' just like Savages, with faces tattooed
and only toDg,- twisted top knots of hair on
their i heads,' -were- waiting in midstreain
with poles and bludgeons. ' .It was impos
sible to paudle past without striking these
men,, and one 'ot.' them,' waving ,a Jmse
shank bone of a buflaJd in one hand, seiz--ed
my cmoc;' ; "The others soon closed, and
they dragged, me ashore, "I, refused to get
ouiasi knew they would rifle her, 'and
my pistol ' at any rate would have disap
peared, so they hoisted the canoe on taeu
shoulders and bore it, with me sitting in it,
to the tent of the Arab Sheikh. : A large
crowd followed, shouting and dancing. . 1
insisted on having the - Rob Roy, brought
into the tent. A grand palaver was held.
I told them I was an Englishman, "Sowa,
sowa," they said (friend.) I said I must
pass on . to the lake. They assured me
there was no road. i; I said I . must go to
see. .. ,The . ; seniors , -.of .- : the tribe
assembled to consult, and several precious
hours were wasted in talk. : J(ean while I
made sketches for some, gave a lesson in.
geography to : others, hred on . some wax
matches for the rest, and cooked my bin
cheou of hot soup in my '-canoe cuisine"
to the wonder and dslight of all. Over
and over they pressed for "buck, sheesh,'
and I answered, "certainly, but it must be
given to your sheikh." He winked at hie:
I knew I had him then.. I .privately gave
him a gold Napoleon, and he pressed me
to stop the night in his . tent, but I was at
last allowed to go' on, and so in triumph
launcnea me canoe again on the last How
ing stream. ....: -. j .:
; The crowd soon 1 ollowed and . on both
siaes or the river, when, aw ay from their
sheikh, they began again for 'buck, sheesh.'
One man pointed his 'gun- at me' at least
sweaty- times,, but- be- did not lire. -' My
speea urea tnera -ail put except a dozen.
lhese were nearly , all, naked, and they
uasnea into the water like ducks to ford
the countless streams. ' At last the riYeT
branched out into threej and- the branch I
followed .ran ; straight to the ibarrier -of
reeds, papyrua and canes. This is three
wiies Droaa. amije.thick, a&d Often .,15
feet high. I Still " I -plunged on,' and at
length I jumped into the water myself'.' ' A
sharp twinge onyhal-eIeg reminded me
that here are . water saakea,;and. thathha
pool near Hamas leeches are caught by the
thousands merely by a dip ol. the limbs.
Having frdly proved that no boat could R6
farther,! (and probablv' no human bein?
--ouiu in any way whatever penetrate this
1 St 1 ' . . -.
mis marvelous Coalinir rnna-le) I acknowl.
edged they were, right,, that there was no
road, and I turned back, After a most ti-
nng paddle against the stream to the Til
lage, 1 took my canoe to a tent. ' The vil
lage worthies assembled at night, and
bowl of excellent "kuskcosco" .was bro't-
with dellr-inua flnltaA Km5F01a ' tu, " TrrT
at the top of the table (or floor ' rather) ate
with yuiee wooden spoons, the rest with
their hands, but all; from one bowL. Ev
ery one gave me his nine tn mnU anrl T
- v4vwiv a tuiiaiu in 1 1 n. . rr
lighted my Canoe lamp and had a page of
me times to read. Only one of them had
ever before seen;- an Englishman. ' Th
great fire in the tent now smouldered down,
and they gave me ; carpeU to sleep npon,
for my clothes were wet " Seven hours be
fore this I had managed to send off one of
them on a - good horse - to my drag-nan.
wno was, with my tents, many roUes
away, and In the dead of the night I heard
his distant hail, as the ftuthr'ul fellow- Mi
chael Harry, of. Beyrout,' come over the
the marsh, .after 14 hours riding that day.
' I shouted aloud, "and the old Arab in his
tent. Was," amazed.'. .Things now chanced
entirely, and after a good sleep I took the
Rob Roy next day round the obstruction
of reeds"..,. Four days I spent in . her upon
Lake HuTet, and I succeeded in finding the
mouth of the Jordan there, and . wenj "p
three miles on an inner lake of great best
ty,' where most probably no man has ever
been. I traversed thfi Jska inLdirections,
and took, soundings and comoasa Wir.
everywhere, and without entering into de
tails, I may state the following as my con
clusions:'. 1.,,. , , - . ... ... , ...
The Hasbany river is the true Jordan
The river Leddan snre-ula Htmoi. ;ii
birth into a hundred streams, and gets lost.
The Bauias and Hasbany rivers each lose
one half ;of , their bulk in- this way, but
feey. unite -at TeU Sheikh Yusuf.--The
united stream runs south about three miles
and then spreads into a morass, "0a this
is a vast: floating -forest f papyrus and
cane, perfectly dark.inside. I could never
penetrate more than three feet 1 meas
ured one cane, and fallowing on foni- -tnr
the root) it was just twenty feet high. The
water, percolates - below and throuo-h th
spongy marsh, and; loses at least ana half
- '"volume by absorption and evapora
tion. The Jordan flows in a at
feet wide and. 16 feet deep on the western
side of the "center of the morass.' - not h
eastern, as is given in yandevelcTs splen
did map. . The bottom is pearly level, r It
is about 12 feet deep, and more than- three
nules across.' The whole of the Spacious
area might be drain-id . dry by a single cat
at the southern -end. Until-
cob's bridge the rhrer -fiown'jl.pn. . .,.,1
smooth, but the canoe had Xo be carried
past the long life- of torrent," After that
paddled her into Lake Gennesareth, -
Decay of a Great Chinese City.
John ;L. "- vtrrlta
the New York Observer : "Hang
Chow has long iad-tbe reputation,
both amontf natives and .fori-nAi-a-
ofbeing.one of the most'beautiiul
cities in China, and Marco Polo de
scribed it, in his time, as one of the
finest in tha world- Itia said to have
been, a few hundred years ago more
than thirty' miles in circumfefenr-fl :
and Chinese records' represents its
walls,: during .: former -dynasties as
enclosing several high ! bills beyond
the southern limits. nL-tha. present
city. The wall is now about twelve
miles In circumference. Ten years ago
wuea x spent several months there,
the space within "the wails was almost
eutirly eceupied with buildings and
cioseiy omit suburbs extended from
these to four miles In opposite direc
tions, north anT south. About nine
years ago. it was taken by the Tal
Ping insurgents,, who held It only a
few days. At that time . it is suppo
sed that about twenty thousand ot
the inhabitants of Hang Chow per.
ished, the whole number being one
million.- "-. ,. .. -. , ;;'."
A few, years. later,.. when -Hang
Chow -was again. : attacked , by- the
rebels, it offered a determined reeis-,
tance. It was for a long time in a
state of siege,. ;A11 the provisions in
the city were exhausted.; Even bun
ches of fresh grass were sold for lood
at exhorbitant prices.. The leather
ot shoes and," trunks ,was, boiled and
eaten, and the flesh of those who had
died from want not tinfreoaentiv be-
hcarne the food of the survivors.! ; The
laty was nnaxiy ta.ea, auu tne, 'ar-
tar city Included within--.its walU
was utterly demolished, not ja "sipgle
house.;eing .loft standing. u Large
portions of the.min city werer also
burned,, and now present a scene of
of.tilack'ened walls .and shapeless ru
ins.: AU with, whom.Ii have conver
sed oo the subject, concur in the test
imony that no more than pne fifth of
the city were included among itd ia
habitanta ten years ago, -J b is more
than enough to make the heart sick
towander through its desolated streets
and imagine the scenes of horror and
which they have witnessed.,'' ,V; i
Forgot to Look Up.
I have somewhere seen the- 'story
of a man "who went -one . evening to
steal corn from-his neighbor's field.
He took bis little son' with-! him to
sit on the -fence and keep a - lookout
and give Warning-- Iff case Wny one
should -coarie along The-man jump
ed oyer the fence' -with a large- bag
6n his arm, a,n before, "commencing
to take tb corn be. looked all arp'und
and riot seeing any one, her waa Just
about to fill his baS-t Then the li
tle - fellow1;4 his son augo6d, :lit0e
he was tcKi--crled out j . -,- .-"'.--'
Father, there is one way you
haven't looked ytsf!"
.The father was startled , andvwip
bdsed' some' one" was cornln.' Ho
asked his sod Wbchi ' way lie inent,'
. Wliy,''8aiq ,ne itt,tie , pqy,.. vypu
forgot to look .up i" ' ..i ,
'Tbe father was conscious, stricken;
he came over the fence, toos his lit
quietly home, without the com; he
had designed to take. - v
A CONTENTED LIFE.
. J Five hundred dollars I have saved t
' i ' A rather moderate store. ".,",'
. No matter ; I shall be content ; ' -:
j .-- -When I've a little more. - . - .1 ' :
', Well, can count ten thousand now
, ' That's better than before ; '
; : And I may be well satisfied J - -' - ,
, I . When I've a little more. r f v
(AT FORTY.) (AT FIFTY.)
' ,Some fifty' thousand pretty well;.., 'I
; ' But I have earned If sore -:
However; I shall not complain ": -
i iWhen I've a little more. .!
. ' -;f r -''-.';.--'' -:-' T:!;- y'f
' i One hundred thousand sick and old : '
) "Ah! lifeishalf abore." ,' - '
1 j Tet I can be content to live ; i: ' '-'
When I've a little more. -,l .:;
1 .He dies and to his greedy heirs . :
, "He leaves a countless stored" ' .' ".
-j His wealth has purchased-him i tomb
r ; -i-And very little morel ct t,u
.l;Tv. ',:':i !--'j
Foot ' Gaards-
.. .VI a::'i
As :GOEoa.:dlflicuU t6 .Stte-BUnd-iuan,'alHflVr.e.'iii..-t
iifsV..- Tti in. :i i
Gooxt summer, resort' for inantali,
Rock.a:wayt:; ; .-iB -;
: i CuiuoEiTtESi fora museum
.wtti of ft-flyifigvfeit--i.'X to ftitaa
warm wemthfir f!onlipa.
) Wjixch Is . the Liaost. profitable
business ? n tShoemakinBt r t becanao
every pair of shoes is sold before it
:.-.?a-, u A-it.
A bore meetinc' Dousrhlai Jerrolfi'
Bald: "Well, what's iroinii on to-dav?"
! am,", exi-1 timd Jerrold. dartinc
JttbV iue inquirer.-- .., " . , '
Can- vou steer the-main m Ait down
the forecastle-stairs ? said a sea cap
tain to a new hand. "Yea. sir. If
you will stand below and coi Rpp,!'
Kisses are 1 i k eer-a t i on-br-fl ii w
they are made, out iA nothing., and
are very good..-Tbey are also: like
sermony, requiring ;two heads and
an application.. - '.. ..... ",; (
' Zxb here , rjdinlsterjr aid a lad of
seven summers, who' was driven up
a tree by, a i ferocious' dog, ' lf you
dorr't take that dog-away 111 eat up
all yonr pples.' ' j-- 1 1 - j v ua u
: ''What shall'l do to keeD warm?'
asked a shlverini?, eliehtlv drassed
tadyj -'! don't know. " said asolemn
Quaker, 'unless thee putsou another
brestpin,'!;..,-, a-slsv j1 tA-At
A MAOIST-RATE asked "ft ttrIsDnrr If
be were-, - married. :? "No, 'replied
the man. ..'.Then," saidhis worship,
amid peals of laughter, "it's a' good
thing for your wile. - :
A Chicago A5J:'vhiie on anudero
visit, -was asked bow he liked the
water: out West Reallv.!' naid he!
after a moment's reflection;, "I never
thought to try it" t.
A boy havin?-tOTmTrlarnf--rr bin
father that Bill had thru am tha Bible
at him, .and hurt mm on the liead.
tne iatner -replied : "Veilj you are
tha only member of my family - on
whom the Bible ever made the least
impression,.: .;ui ,.; -.i-, .;.-!'! l?n
The wife bf-'a modern Croeaus.
hayine returned from abroad with
numberless objects ot art rather
promiscuously chosen, stood one' day
despairingly -contemplating- her
Parian gToups5-tu 0 Jack P exclaim-:
ed ishe at, last, 'what; ahalLtve-do?
There re no , nicks for our . atatioa-
:U Li tl.'iJ7
Valuation of Ohio Railroad
The state boaKltoatlieq-aalissatlon
of tbe assessments made last snrins'
f the property of rail road compan
ies in umo, coneiuaea-its laoors -on
Saturday, uia many cases additions
were made, to the valuation as. made
by the. local. boardes and. in .other
cases deductions." The following are
the valuations of the property of the
S7. different companies as filed -by
the State board; Lake Shore, $7.13.
331;! Pittsburgh. Ft. Wayne A Chi
cago. $6,502, B32; Cle vela nd , Col u mbus
Ci ncin n ati & Ind ianopoi is, $1, 694,723;
Cleveland and Pittsbugh, -$4,014,121
Little , Miami and . .Columbus i and
Xenia, $3,093,215; - Atlantic and
Great Western, $3,785,110; Cincinnati
Hamilton and Dayton, $2,255,166
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St.' Louis,
$2,240,174;-; MarletU and Cincinnati,
$2,05S,640; Cleveland and Maliontng,
$l,667,Q6S;4 Central Onio $r, 661,00,
Columbus, c Chicago -&nd- IndinDa
Central,. $1,449,2(X; Cincinnati, Sao
dusky "and ' Cleveland . $967,510;
Cincinnati and Indiuia; and Indian-'
opolis,- Cincinnati - and Lafayette,
$905,510; Michigan Southern and
Northern Indiania,- f 921,030 Zanea.
viile and Cincinnati,. ,$338,321 ;Cin-'
cinnati, Richmond ;and , Chicago,
$209,745; Cincinnati andlndianopolis
Junction, ;10U,5o3; Cincinnati and
ZaneByille, $500,000; Cincinnati, S4tj-.
dusky and Cleyeland, $s67,188; Day--ton
and . Union, . $183,442; Lawrence.:
$105.8000; Lake Erie & Louisville,
$77,679; New Lisbon,' $62,400;.. San
dusky, Man sfleld and. Newark,
$boui,ioo; salineviHe liranch, $12,000,
Xoledo, Wabash and West ernv $583,.
313; Columbus aod Hocking Valley
$10-3,800; --Tron " liaiiroad, -- w.-Sa1?:
Ohio and " Mississippi, $584,11 2; -and
Dayton and Michigan, $1,147,-184
Total valuation, $49,9ll,67 - -
"' " -'-- j-.a lib
i: LiGni iF-fib-tr-EtEniciTy. ih'.
'Alvergnlat; a t rench electrlcarr, T.as
made an impnivement first suggest
ed to. him-when using- the tubes. in
vented by Giessler, which are cylin
ders or tubes of glas3 filled. with
rajrefied gas that becomea luminous
in , the-: dark- vwhen.; a -current ot
electricity is pasied through itr .The
improvement consisPs: in ; fiiiirig a
glass cylinder pr pnlat, hermetricaliy
sealedj'With a substance .which'be
comes phosphorescent by the' action
of factional or stutic-eUictricit y- A
tube of thia kind may be of . some
service to those on night.duty.foi;
all' that Is" requisite to produce a
feeble and ephemeral light is to-rub
the tube- briakly..with a siik.Jiand
kerclijjef. i--;-u4iw 1 e.-n-j .iia
.1 . ! iiif 1 ' hi 1 11 .t.,' o .
'Gbeat Rirtu6Ar4BafbGE: oveh
the Missouri RrvER-rhe author
ities and people f -Kansas City have
determinea-to.ceieorate tne com
oletion of the great Railroad Brid-re
over the Missouri river at that place
on" the -third -day bf-Jnly; "-.Thiir
bridge ist triumph of engiheering,
genioua and skill, -and completes the
last iinK in tne iron -nignway that
now spans a -continent:
i OJ til
- it -
1 Butchery ;.ix,- Defiance. We
have a. shocking report from Deli
ance that .two butchers from..: wr;est-
linceot to- fishtiair.- Ono waskpock-i
eddown, kicked and stamped. Re-J
covering his feet he seized a butcijer
knife and horribly mutilated his antagonist.-
It -is thought both-will
very privately, but withexpletive additions'
the apprehension- that General Rosecrans
will deteat General Hayes, iu Ohio by a
majority whereof the express will require
more than four figures. ':- j
North West. The National Debt Cannot be
Paid in Gold.
iThe late Henry J. Raymond, in an a'rtf,:..
cle on .'-Financial IVU," 'Ut4 . '
anguage: what , Oovemnient ,w able,'.
to pledge for the redemption of an puUiic- '
debt, far from being, ihe wUoia- real aao' ,
personal estate of the- cpaiitry, js dioipW j,
saoderate percentage on the annual incouie
realized from that of real and . personal .e-;; H
tate.. ,3rore;than this is sure. iu the long V;
run to bring bankruptcy, and, repudiitUoS.'-'
. auj .ioui.tiv. in the world.", Ng one
will seriou-Jy question this rtatemenW ,.To
oupuvse mat me , pcopie.jf jilhaoiLftvei.to
the public creditors their property, or evea
ma muix uunuai earnings, and reduce them
selyes andAlitoir Jamihes to povertv in or--'
Oer to keep the nauon's faith isaoyird. R; r
becomes a .question .of the first importance
to ascertain, 'as nearly as possible- what "..
are the annual net gams to the property or ' ;
wealth oiL the nation, that we may know
how and when the debt will be -paid. - In. , -the
year. 1799, an appraisement was had of
all the real property in he United States,
under an act Of Congress of July, 179& :--J
It was astjertained to. be 4618,977,3471- -Ia-1
1814 a similar appraisement .was made by,;i j
act of Congress, and the Teal estate foou-ii-up
$1,031,507,24.; In lSGO.the a-inessed
valae of the real estate was $0,97j,l-;o 49.-'-
Inj none -of lhese etkaatcs- was-- person al'-'-l
property,: incuahig slaves-, cotj-jidered.ila,;!
1800 the . assessed .vaine. of . aii property, , - j
real and "persona!,- deluding slaves, was "
f 14,224,000,000. -""- - .2 s"-
Jf wa eiiamate'the De-inai,'r)TMri--'ai
the people of the .UnUed .6te 10JJ99 id A'-,
the same ratio to. .th- real estota of .that,,.-
periodthafthti. two kimls .of p'i-corty .
bore to each other m 1800, ii would'amt15
to: $280,000.00(1. xmiinffitha Wand trnl'l 1:
$900,000,000., -ip I7.9i:; R 'must' ha ivr.h'L'
membered that fcetwef-a 171' and 1800 all, -j
the States west of the ilississippi, and Cal
lfornla,; Inciudin-f about one sinh nf tha-'' '
popalation have been addecUtooudomaia':-i
ana our, wealth,, which; -are .embraced in .S
our assessed values uf , 18(10.,. Jt must aiso,, .
be remembered' that we Jiave gained ia.
wealth very largely -by - emigration d ar in 1 -""'
that long period.1 j Jt will - be.-founi ?,'. n
close analysis, that front; 1Z99 .tQ.18io;af-',7-
ter making reasonable -allowances, for ad,, c.)
dliiohsto our domaiu and imported wealth,
that the actual net increase for seventy 'V'J
years has been about .threei per-eent perii-''
annunu- .Regarding the nina hunared.mil-;n:it
lions as the value, of . the nation's property;
in l797, and supposing it to'bave increas- '
edatthe rate of interest paid oa our five ,
twenty Mxrods, 'Viz.' -six', per cent, -and it '
would amount in 1871 'to $300,570,0001
This ia mo rev ihaa three-: times Ah wealth, i"
Of the nation inrluding additions of ;terrir- j
tory, etc,,' as abu,e fuentioned. .., ' , J , ,
'-;If we shall grow in' .Wealth' for fifty"';''
years to -come, -a we have ' in the psr '
half ceatury,: we shall bei worth some sev-t t!T
enty billions of dollars ia- 181SWr 1 we i'Jf
creased our national, wealth '.at- Xhe rate of v .
six per cent "and esiimate its present' value
at fifteen bUlionSj--we-hall -be 'worth ia1 I
510, more . thaa . $ liiQOOO, 000,000v Ah-J l j
surd as such im estimate ..may appear, -thaia l.j
la What we should .have, at,the rate qf iav. .
le'rest we pay on bonds " As we; have al
ready shown s tour national wealth at a rcg.' Vo '
nuuj increase will be .ini.fiftyoseaM.iabou"' A
$70,000,000,0Q0p -more-, than; twice, that
ef England. , Our. national debt at six per , .,
cenf In fifty years ' will amount to more. T"
thaa $40,000,000,000. But, as -quoted v
frorn Ray mond'a article', a moderate ptiM- 'V
ceniage on the .annuel inoornc feaUzed"-j-.'
from real and personal estate, is. ali that .r,-j
can be pledged for the redemption' "of 'anv'" '
public debt. Now let us see what propoi-- ""'-'
lion, of this income is required to-' pay the '
Interest on our deh of tw Ahous and five fio.- ,1
hundred millions. The net g&ia fcsing .
three per cent, and the valuation being fi- ' "
teen billions, our uicome would be$45K n ir':
000,000. ac;s ,.i' tn. o-ws.-.---'-i
; t If one third only ofthe, joint product bt -.01
capital and labor was. taken, and the bal. , -.
ance left . .to he equitably -listributed be- 1 ' " 4
tween them, It might be borne, but to this" " '"
$150,000,000 must beJ added the: expense
of sustaining an army kf. aJsewrs.''cpllec-.t.. n 1 1
tors, spies, informers and . thieves.,,. Tho, t; f;
expense of these and 'of sustaining" the' " A
General Government Is not less tha" 30Ui's''t '
COO, 000 1 .' When 1 tli - balanco J shoal '-i b.ia
made out, it will be -.found ihat labsrihitely tI 1 1
nothing is left for those, 0wh labot ,Wi,
appeal to "them fo "kpow, whether our fig-'""
ures lie. We ask those w;ho toil -cjirly 'and nul
lati and who depend "Jor.iho-support of cui
themselves and faaiU-apeo ibeir labor,
whether they have anything but a scanty
subsistence f 'HaveTthey a surplus to lay
up for a rainy-day;: or for aickniaia or disai tni
bUityt , The-fiwdini f .our toUblinr diihtl.'I.'Io
and its payment in. gold .wouid .bankrupt
any government on earth, Cm, Enquirer.
Relics of a Pre-Historic Race
GairrsvTjujt-43a.-wMar' 12.--!. iiav.i-'v
been; engaged la mining and geological exfl. "t t-i
plorstions throughout the. South and West r
frota the Potomac 10 the Rio Grande," and j lxi
auvfuliy satisfied that the autochones pf
America were placed upon this continent S. , t
contemporaneously with the. Malay and ..
Mongol in Asia; and the, ''negro in Africa, ,"
millions of years before the advent of the li !h '
Adamlc race. -'- - i,'"'-j 1.. ...... v.
TI.. !l A 1 -i! l-T
Which have been made u late years, coth ' .
1n Europe . and . America, have . confirmed--' '.' 1
the opinion that this country was occupied J '
by several distinct species of the . "human rii
family as early as that-of the Eastern hem--
isphere-' -The footprints of -man ia, the ai-
luvial, tertiary and carboniferous -forma
tions, together with- fossil 'remains bf hu- '
man beings and the higher order of quad-
riipeds, prove the-extmnj-of ttra-hiferior
races of man countless, ages befone the his
toric period ; and also -.prove -the fact that,
the difrerent 'species, though created at the
mac ume, were joruiea arm piacea upon,
the -earth in groups, "just as- oilier animals'
and plants were, in centres. or provinces,
euiiea o ineir nainres anu iiauits, - anu ai. ,
widely different periods,- as the -U-mpera- iI
tore of tha. earth bcc&mei adapted toahelrl Al
existence, and not. all -st once, and placed. .-t;,
in one common centre, as taught in .ettr. ,, ' -j
schools. ' We fitid more thah haif the anl- '.
mai creation to -hare become extiuct befoi-e - '
the advent of anan r and " one species, tha --X.
mound builders slnctj that epoch has dls-ij-j ;!
appeared, leaving no trace of. tho name, or .
their existence, 6ave those stupendous and r
magnificent '-fortifications ' and - necropol? ,le' J
whichi'M--' every where-ito-"--be -found, la 1
Georgia and the : great valleygof ,.the Ojitt ; :!
and Mississippi, which testify that ence a
noUS! race Uve and perished, who powsessi'
cd humanity and that other great princl-ple-criJjtuda-sUkJl.'U
5d strocgiyd 'S 1 1
picted in the imperishable aad ' costly sep
ulchres of their friends.. Prom , many of
these tumuli have been taken curifms atj ,
highly finished works of art, lu'rock erya-"'"1,
tal,-' quarts -oiindiaa, ' greea- - stone, t' aud p
granite. , ; Also, in gold, silver,-copper, -and a:t T
the shells of the-iulf of Mexico, ail pro-
ving the species lo have .occupied' a social
position in the ' scale f ' beintr' beiow the- ""
he Mongol, but fat above-the Indiari, the J""01
Jq-uiraaux, . the Malay; -aud .-the Begro,v.b-t
peither o whom. have ever,, left a trace of
eviaence or ( their capacity or, rormmg or
iijaintaining a government, or of .advances
mcntim the arts ;and sciences. iReligi'
I'h'Jasophic Journat.;(iAiiir:I l-i.;..: -i tu:
: .ti nj-
t A taAZT man havittg ret into the gallery j 1
ot tbe suited stales -enate curing a ramo-
Host debate, was taken out, the oergeant
at Arms -U-lling -him--that", he -was - out of : '
place Ut the galtery.7.-That,s so' said; tfir
Ihelunatic, 'I ought to.be on the. ifloor
among the SenatQ.rs,, tnV,-,,,i,.i-
a A farmer at Fort Hmith, Arksnsas,1'1
recpntly plowed n pi a keg containing--- ' A
f (Hj'J ia . Spanish stiver idciiars.oL o.S)
thedate of about 18G0, and American., -.
half) dollars of. old, date. The keg'-.'.' .
was i crobauly buried "twentv -or
thirty years age od ivn- n 11 -; -. I
,. A iaocBR, in MlddletowB, Ohlo". seat to- CO
Cincinnati for boom -nokeil.hai3uVre-i ha x .
cently 4 A hox ciuae ; marked, .v.. O. iJ, T r,
whereupon he grew., profane, -saying that . .
ha had ordered iiahbut and not ced, ;' ' J-' -,'
'a man In ornaha has been '-chal-
lensed by another in Sacramento- to -:
a four moiiuis uuia buwuu