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P. U. Sabbath School at o'clock . Prayer
Meeting, Thursday evening at 1 o dock.
1CVANG. LUTHERAN CHUECn.
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at 10 : o'clock, A- M. Prayer meeting Tuurs-
daT ereaings at" o'clock.
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clock, A M. Sunday School at it J. 1. lun
KILXBUCK LOLXJE L O. O.
Meets every Tuesd ay
even i or. in tneirbau
A- O. RPB A KK LE, N. O.
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Sparta Lodge, No. 126, F. k A. Maiont.
aAASMt rAmmnnleations June 4tn. Julv 4th.
August 8th, September 6th, Octotierad, October
BISS. JIOTSSS1IIW SHU. iwwki .u.u.
T. L. 1'IEKCE, W. M.
Millertburg Chapter, No. 86, R. A. M.
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wno improve. .
A Tree Pass to Land Buyers! -
THE FACTS about this Grant W- Low
Prices, Long Credit, and a rebate to settlers of
nearly one-fonrth; a rich soil and splendid
climate; short and mild winters; early plant
ing and ap wintering of stock; plenty of rain
fafi and Jast at the right season; Coal, Stone
and Brick on the line; cheap rates on Lumber,
Coal, to.; bo Lands owned by speculiUors;
lloBesteal and Pre-emptions now abundant;
a first-class Railroad on the line of a great
through route ; Products will pay for Land and
It Is the best opportunity ever offered to the
public, throagb the recent completion of the
Foreircnlars and general information.
Address, A. B. TwUZALlX,
Manager Land lepartnient, j
X - TorzKA, KaVK.
Northern Pacifies !
And Othet Securities, .
Can find latest qnotationrof market prices by
LUTHER S. RltFFMiX,
Stock and Note Broker,
96 Fourth Avenue,
J PITTSBUEGH, PA.
IF rOU WANT TO '
Invest Your Money,
Safely, and at i-
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All classes of Stocks, Bonds, and all Market
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Do a General Banking, Discount and
ACENTS FOB THE
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The most desirable Railroad security now.on
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ourg, o i.Ti
Jackson St. Millersbnrg, O.
Above SAUNDERS Dm? Store.
ALL work entrusted to them will be made
np in the latent style, most durable man
ner, and guaranteed to give satisfaction in
TSSTAXTAXBOUS Relief and Sonnd Be-
A iretning bleep tiuaranteau by astug my
Instant Belief for Asthma.
It acts Instantly, relievlnr the narnxram lm.
med iately ,anl enabling the patient to lie down
and sleep. J sutTered 'ruin this disease twelve
years, but suffer n more, and work and sleep
as well as any one. Warranted to relieve in
the worst case, bent bv mail on rttnAii.t
price. One dollar per box. Ak your druggist
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vt -A- Political and Family Journal, Devoted to the Interests of Holmes County, and Local and General Intelligence.
MlLLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, 0., THURSDAY, NOV. 13, 1873.
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5S, Yol.'IV, No. 13.
Dm. P0.MEEEVE & WISE,
PffYSICIANS AVI) SURGEONS, afTLLEBS-
urg.uuio. umee uonra Wednesdays,
from I tol o'clock r. el, and oa Saturdays
from a o'clock a. a. tol o'clock r. M. 4tf
W. C. STOUT, M. D,
iUCCESSOB OF E. BARKES, f. BCXKC
tic Phvsician and Sursreon. Oxford, Holmes
County, Ohio. Special attealloa given to
curonic ana remaie liseaws. ubbiuimw
free, office hours lrom a A. K. to t P. M, oa
Tuesdays and Saturdays.
P. P. POMEREVE, H. D,
PnTSICIAN AXD SUBGEOX, BERLIN,
W. M- BOSS, 2L
PHTSICIAN AND StTBGEON, MILLEK3-
kurg, Ohio. Office First door west ol cor
ner formerly occupied by Mulvane. Resi
dence, second door sooth of I. ft. Bairt
corner. Office days, Wednesday and Satar-
oay aiiemoons. au
PHTSICIAN AND SURGEON, OFFICE AND
Ali accoonu considered due as soon as servli-
J.G. JilGHASL, M. -
PITTRinA V A ftrfsU;EON. MTLLErlSBUBG.
Ohio, once and itesuience, as aouta su
Dr. E. BAEXES.
PHlSICIAa AH V BIKUEUA. UArUKO,
OSiee hours, Saturdays, from aine o'clock aji
A. 1. BELL,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. COLXKCTIOKS
promptly made. Office above tong,xtrovra
& co.'s Sana.
J. A J. HUSTOX
m .nvrvil .n t AW HIFBftMTtll fl
Collections prompuv attenuea w. uimcwp
posite the First National Bank. Itf
J. DUEB. . r. iwna.
DUES 4 EWING,
ATTORNETS AT LAW, AND NOTARIES
i'alilic. umce, aa story 01 r armer xtuuuina,
Millersburc. Ohio. , : abvatr
v a: w: EV:BETT, a,"
ATTORNEY AT LAW, slII.I.ERSBURG,
COURTNEY A APPLETON,
Corner Main A Depot Streets,
Mlllersburg, " - - Ohio.
W. E. POHEEOY,
MECHANICAL ft .OPERATIVE DENTIST,
Office in Aea-eispacn-B Atuuuuig, w,w .
well's Clothing store. at-
T. L. PLEECE,
DENTIST. Commercial Block, over Snoop's
Tin Shop. i"
HUED HOUSE,. , t
OBBVILLE, On NORTH OF R. B. DEPOT,
b. KtuHAlii prop r. -srains B''"s l"
in the morning stop thirty minutes for
breakfast. The Hurd House Is fitted up
in nrst-class style, and is one of the best
houses on the P F. W. 1C.K.S. Country
people will And it to their interest to stop at
EMPIRE. HOUSE, u.
J. HAMPSON, Proprietor. Paaaangeri
eonvereil to ana rrom me can, insw m 6"--General
Stage Office. 1"
WEST END MAIN STREET, MILLEBS-
burg, Ohio, jossrs SUTtli, riviinowr.
This House is in good order, and its guests
will be well cared for. ltf
Directly opposite Passenger Depot, -OBBVILLE,
the Junction of the P, F. W. C. B. R. and
C, M. V. & R. B.
m: i ,,a n M tUm Mtt annroved
style, is now open to the public and will be
ready, on sue arrival oi trains, eimw u.j
87tf B. DONCASTER, rropnetor
Slireve Tailor Sliop.
"W. 0. FUO,
Has removed East of Depot, where he win
formats Cheap !
CUT GARMENTS ON SHORT NOTICE.
Every article warranted to lit and giro en
"W. O. FTiTTNJN,
May 10-8ti. J , r , a.Tae Ca. Ohio t
Robkbt a aiAiwnj. 'JOBS T. MAZWIU.
, "; ". BSTAJLB9C -:." ': i - r
- . . cs i t i fr K
cloths. : ..ta ? - c
HATS, CAiS, "'
.MAIN S TBS El ,
Before yon buy, go and see what a nice stock
i'LETON have of
And be convinced that yon can do better to
Don't You See?
C D. BEliJGrLE,
Plain A Ornamental
nun hum "ivehi. m i viuv.fuEuwa.iuv
ecuted. Orders to be left at J. AKTLTaVK'S
AVING PURCHASED THE GKDCERT
ana itotisiom store or c. r. Leety, Main
Screet, aad having refitted the rooms in rood
style, and added largely to the stock, and
now pro pared So furnish all who may favor
aim witta their patronage with everything in
Ul IUW V UaWaVC, amtCal earn
Oranges, , Lemons,
Ail of which wiU be sold at the
Lowest Market Price!
He asso keeps aha very beat brands of
Wines and Liquors,
Suitable for medicinal purposes, which be will
n 99 upy saw anna.
Give him a call whea 70a want anything in
At the old "Herrer Corner."
Millersbnrg. O, Aug. 1, 187L, eotf
Vi would iwinaetftJlv invite the ssmtkmof
kaic puuiio to SHir
Osap Oiaip HsJp!
We have a full suddIv of slants on hand.
Those wishing to purchase plants will do well
give as a calL We also furnish plants aad
HEDGE FENCE '
For the term ol three years, warrantinr the-n
grow, and warranting a good stand for the
ONE DOLLAR PER ROD !
three annaal Daymen to. We thank theMbn.
pie of Hot an es and Tuscarawas counties lor
.neir large patronage, and those wishing to
GOOD HEDGE FENCE !
WiU do well to give us the Job, at we are ex
perienced in the business of Hedge Growing,
and can make a fenoe in four years sufficient
tors any stock, and on any aotl. Parties get
ting 1000 Bods or Over 20 per
- - vent. uf.
We have removed from Wslnnte.rMi: tj
Shaneaville, Tuscarawas Co., where we will be
happy to attend to all orders.
E. M. TROVER,
. Shanesvllle, O.
For the Newest and Latest Goods
in a. r'-
Grand Rush at Faint Valley.
Havinr bourn t out J. B. Phil! ins. we will
have the exclusive trade of this place, and to
show the people of this and surrounding vicin
ity that we are in earnest and mean busidess,
are selling onr roods awav down at the low
possible living prices.
DRY GOOD S,
Hats and Caps,
Hoots and SJioes,
Ready - Made Clothing,
Prints 10 ets. per yard.
Delaines 18 cts. per yard.
Dress Goods at Bottom Prices.
Fine assortment of W hite Goods.
Bleached Musi in 10 cts. per yard .
Men's Cotton Hose, 6 cts. per pair.
Women's Ribbed Hose, 16 cts. per pair.
Plow Points kept constantly on hand.
Hirhest market nrioe naia for oountrv pro
JOHR SFEHCER & SOU,
Paint Valley, Ohio-
Has Mrehased the Millers burr Mills and is
now in readiness to accommodate all who may
favor him with
The Mill is one of the verv best, and no ef
fort will be spared to please customers.
FLOUE, FEED, &C
Kept constantly on hand. Highest market
pnos paiu lor
All Kinds of Grain.'
Having purchased a new stock of Groceries
and Provisions, such as surars. Coffee. Svrup.
Tea, Hominy, Carbon Oil, Peas, Cuirants, Rai
sins, Extracts, Sgiees, Ac
Also canned fruits, candies, corn starch and
pearl starch, crackers, baking poders,ginger.
muawra, uvpucf, ciuaaiiaiua, wa w-
i, shoe blacking, stove polish. I have also
ad no an ovster room adioininr mv store
where oysters will Deserved np on short no
tice. John Herat..'
lEllerstiirg Lime Kiln !
1 MILE EAST OF TOWN.
ON THE MAXWELL FARM.
rTTHK undentlrned would resDectfallv an-
X nounce to the public that they have con
stantly ea aano, at weir nun, a superior uubu.'
ityof . .
nfj "strnTsl 3 Z
And are prepared to fill ail orders promptly,
lm HECKER A BURNET.
A . ns A A per dar. Aexnts wanted ev-
U) sBAVlU erywhere. Particulars free.
BLAlit A CO., St. Louis, Mo. lyl
ih Fi.iin nerdav! As-ents wanted! Altclas.
epOLUM Vsesof working people,ol either sex,
voun. or aid. make more money at work for us
in their spare moments, or all the time, than at
anything else. Particnlart free. Address G.
Stinson A Co Portland, Me. . Byl
THE OLD FORSAKEN SCHOOL
BY JOHN H. YATES.
. .. - 1"
They're left the school bouse, Charley, where
years ago we sat.
And s bot our paper bullets at the master's time
The book is gone on which It hung,and master
s lee peta now
Where school boy tricks can never cast a shad-
aow o er nis orow.
They've built a new imposing one the pride
of ell the town.
And laughing lads aad lasses go its broad steps
np and down ;
A tower crowns its summit with a new,a mons
That youthi'ul ears, in distant homes, may hear
ii music swcii
Fm sitting in the old one, with its battered
hm re less door:
The windows are all broken, and the stones lie
on toe noor,
I, alone, of ail the merry boys who romped and
Remain to see it battered ap and left so lone
side by side
not by master eved.
Since then a dozen boys have sought their great
Aad, like toot prints oa the sand, ocr mantes
BKlll SO UlSDLaT
nave passed away.
Twas there we learned to conjugate, a mo
; am as. am at."
While glances from the lasses made our hearts
Twas there we fell in love, yon know, with
rirls who looked as throuab
Yours with her piercing eyes of black, and
mine wiui eyes oi oiue.
Oar sweethearts pretty girls they were to us
now Tory oear
Bow down your head with me, dear boy, and
shed for them a tear,
With them the earthly school isOnt,each loved
maid now stands
Before the one Great Master, in a house not
avnaue oy hands
Tou tell me yon are laroutwest a lawyer deep
With Joe who sat behind ns here, ai4 tickled
us with straws,
Look outfornumberone,myboy, may wealth
Bnt with your kns:Tstrong legal straws don't
come at rsur toucn :
ucue inem too mucu.
Here to the right sat Jimmy Jones you most
rem em oer ajiin
He's teaching now, and punishing, as master
What an unlucky lad he was ! his sky was dark
Whoever did the shinning, it wasfJim who -ot
Tlsose days are all gone by my boy life's hill
WS9 (Q ruUUIll UU ot i , ia
With here and there a silver hair amia the
Bat memory can never die, so we'll talk o'er
We shared together inthis house, when yon
ana i were soys.
Though ruthless hands may tear it down, this
Id house, lone and dear.
They will not destroy the characters that start-
eu out i rum uerc;
Time's angry waves may sweep the shore and
wasn out an oesiaes
Bright as the stars that shine above they
snail ior aye aoiue.
I've seen the new house Charley; 'tis the pride
oi an tne town.
With la going lads and lasses on its broad
steps up and down,
Bnt you nor I, my dear old friend, can love it
half so well
As this condemned and forsaken one, with
cracaeu ana wngueiess ueii.
In big shabby jacket and mud-laden
brogana, Patrick Connor was scarcely
an attractive object aa be walked into
Mr. Bawn's great tin ware shop one day
and presented himself at the counter
"I'ye been told you advertised for
Fully supplied my man," said Mr.
Bawn, not lifting his head from his ac
"I'd work faithfnl, sir, and take low
wages, till 1 could do better, and I'd
learn I would that."
It was an Irish brogue, and Mr. Bawn
always declared that he would sever
employ an incompetent hand. Yet the
tone attracted him. He turned briskly,
and with the pen behind his ears, ad
dressed the man who was only one of
the fifty who had answered bis adver
tisement for four working men that
"What makes you expect to learn fas
ter than other folks are you any smart
I'll not say that," said the man, "but
I'd be wishing to, that would make it
"Are you used to the work!" '
Tve done a bit of It."
"No, your honor; I'll tell no lie. Tim
OToole hadn't the like of this place;
but I know a bit about tins."
"Yea are too old for an apprentice,
and would be in the way, 1 calculate,"
said Mr. Bawn, looking at the brawny
arms sad bright eyes that promised
strength and intelligence. "Besides, I
know your countrymen, lazy, good-for-nothing
fellows, who never do their
best. No, I've been taken in by Irish
bands before, and won't have another."
"The Virgin will have to be after
bringing 'em over in her own two arms
then," said the man, despairingly, "for
I've tramped all day for the last fort
night, and never a job can I get, and
that's the last penny I have, your hon
or, and it's bnt half a one."
As he spoke he spread his pata open
with an English halfpenny upon it.
"Bring whom over," asked Mr. Bawn,
arrested by the odd speech, as he turned
"Just Nora and Jamesy."
"Who are they ?"
-"The one's my wife, the other my
child," said the man. "O, master, just
try me. "How'll I bring 'em over to
me if no one will give me a job? I
want to be earning, and the whole big
city seems against it, and me with arms
He bared his arms to the shoulders as
he spoke, and Mr. Bawn looked at them
and then at his face.
"I'll hire you for a week," be said,
"and now, as it is noon, go down into
the kitchen and tell the girl to get your
dinner a hungry man can't work."
And, with an Irish blessing, the man
obeyed, while Mr. Bawn, untying his
apron, went up stairs to his own meal.
Suspicious as he was of the new hand's
integrity and ability, he was agreeably
disappointed. Connor worked hard
and actually learned fast. At the end
of the week be was engaged perma
nently, and soon was the best work
man in the shop. .
He was a creat talker, but not fond
of drink or wasting m.ney. As bis
wages grew he hoarded every penny,
and wore Jhe game shabby clothes in
which he had made bis first appearance.
"Beer costs money," he said one day,
"and every cent I spend puts off the
bringing of Nora and Jamsey over;
and "is for clothes, those I have must do
me better no coat on my back than no
wife and boy by my fireside; and any
how, it's slow work Hiving."
It was slow work, but he kept at It an
tbe same. Other men, thoughtless and
full of fun, tried to make him drink,
made a jest of his saving habits, coaxed
bim to accompany them to places of
amusement to share in their Sunday
frolics. All in vain. Connor liked beer,
liked fun, liked companionship; but be
would not delay that long looked for
bringing of Nora over, and be was not
"mean enough," to accept favors of
others. He kept his way, a martyr to
his one great wish living on little,
working at night on any extra job he
could earn a few shillings by;' running
errands in the noontide hours of rest,
and talking to any .who wonld listen to
his one ereat hope and Nora and
At first the men, who prided them-
selves on being all Americans, and
turning out the best work in the city.
made a sort oi butt of Connor, whose
"wild Irish" ways and verdancy were
indeed often laughable, fint he won
their hearts at last, and when one day
mounting a workbench fce shook his
little bundle, wrapped ia a red hand
kerchief, before their eyes, and shouted
"Look, boys; I've got the whole at
last! I'm going to bring Nora and
Jamesy over at last! Wboroo! I've
got it! all felt sympathy in his joy, and
each grasped his great hand in cordial
congratulations, and one proposed to
treat all around, and drink a good Toy
age to Nora. - -
They parted in s merry mood, most
of the men going to comfortable homes.
But poor Connor's resting place was a
mean lodging house, where he shared
crazy garret with four other men, and
in the joy of his heart the poor fellow
exhibited his handkerchief with his
hard earned savings tied up in a hard
wad in the middle before be put it un
der his pillow and fell asleep. When
he awakened in the morning he found
his treasure gone. Some villain, more
contemptible than most bad men are,
bad robbed him.
At first Connor could not even be
lieve it lost. He searched every corner
of the room, shook his quilt and blan
kets and begged those about him to
quit joking and give it back.
But at last he realized the truth.
"Is any man that bad that he's thiev
ed from me?" he asked in a breathless
way. "Boys, is any man that bad?"
And some one answered.
"No doubt of it Connor. It's stole."
Then Connor put his head down on
his hands and lilted np his voice and
wept. It was one of those sights which
men never forget. It seemed more than
he could bear, to have Nora and his
child "put," as he expressed it, months
away from him again. .
But when he went to work that day
did seem to all who saw him that he
bad picked up a new determination.
His hands were never idle. His face
seemed to say, "I'll have Nora with me
yet." . .
At noon he scratched out a letter,
blotted and- very strangely scrawled,
telling Nora what had happened; and
those who observed him noticed that he
bad no meat with his dinner. Indeed,
from that moment, he lived on bread,
potatoes and cold water, and worked as
few men ever worked before. It grew
be tbe talk of the shop, and now that
sympathy was excited, everyone want
ed to help Connor. Jobs were thrown
his way, kind words, friendly wishes
helped him mightily, but no power
could make him share the food or drink
any other workman.
That seemed a sort of charity to him.
Still, he was helped along. A present
from Mr. Bawn, at pay day, got Nora,
said, "a week nearer," and this and
that and the other, added to the little
horde. It grew faster than the first,
and Connor's burden was not so heavy.
last, before he hoped it, be was once
more able to say, "I am going to bring
them over, and to show his handker
chief, in which as before, he tied np his
earnings; this time, however, only to
friends. Cautions among strangers,
hid the treasure, and kept his vest
buttoned over it night and day, and the
tickets were bought and sent. Then
every man, woman and child, capable
hearing or understanding, knew
that Nora and her baby were eoming.
There was John J.nes, who had more
tbe brute in bis composition than
usually falls to tbe lot of man even he,
who had coolly hulled his hammer at
offender's head, missing him by a
hair's bredtb, would spend 10 minutes
tho noon hour reading the Irish news
Connor. There was Tom Barker,
the meanest man among the number,
who was never known to give anything
any one before, absolutely bartered
old jacket for a pair of gilt vases
which a peddler brought in bis basket
tbe shop, and presented them to Con
nor for his Xora's mantlepiece. And
here was idle Dick, the apprentice, who
actually worked two hours on Connor's
work, when Illness kept the Irishman
home one day. Connor felt this kind
ness and returned it whenever in his
power, and the days flew by and brought
last a letter from his wife.
She would start as he desired, and
she was well and so was the boy, and
HBight the Lord bring them safely to
each others arms, and bless those who
had been so kind to him.
Tbat was the-substancc of the epistle
which Connor assured his fellow work
men Nora wrote herself. She bad liv
at service, as a girl, with a certain
lady, who had given her an educa
tion, the item of which Connor told up
on his fingers. "The reading is one;
writing is tVat; and, moreover, she
knows all that a woman can." Then he
looked np at his' fellow workmen with
tears in his eyes, and asked. '
"Do you wonder the time seems long'
between me and her boys?" -. '
So it was Nora at the dawn of day-
Nora at noon 'Son at night until tbe
news came that the Stormy Petrel had
come to port, and Connor breathless
and pale with excitement, flung his cap
the air and shouted.
It happened on a holiday afternoon,
and a half dozen of men were ready to
with Connor to tbe steamer and give
his wife a greeting. Her little home
was ready ; Mr. Bawn's own servant
bad put It in order, and Connor took
one peep at it before he started.
"She hadn't the like of it in the old
country," be said. "But she knows
how to keep it tidy."
Then he led the way to the dock
where the steamer lay, at a pace which
made It hard for the rest to follow him.
The spot was reached at last; .crowd
vehicles blockaded the street, fine
cabin passengers were stepping into
cabs, and drivers, porters, and all man
ner of employees were yelling and
shouting in the usual manner. Nora
would wait on board for her husband-
he knew that.
The little group made their way into
the vessel at last, and there, amid those
who sat watching for coming friends,
Connor searched for the two so dear to
blm; patiently at first, eagarly, but pa
tiently; but by degrees growing anx
ious and excited.
. "She wonld never go alone," he said.
"she'd be lost entirely. I bid ber wait,
but I don't see her boys; I think she';
not in it."
"Why don't yon ask the captain?"
asked one, and Connor jumped at the
suggestion. In a few minutes he stood
before A portly, rubicund man, who
nodded to him kindly. '
"I am looking for my wife, yonr hon.
or," said Connor, "and I can't find
"Perhaps she has gone ashore."
"I bade ber wait," said Connor.
"Women don't always do as they are
bid, you know," said the captain.
"Nora would," said Connor, "maybe
she was left behind. Maybe she didn'l
come; 1 somehow think she didn't
At the name of Nora he started. In
a moment he asked :
"What is your name ?"
"Pat Connor," said the man.
"And your wife was Nora ?"
"That's her name, and the boy with
her is Jamesy, your honor," said Con
Tbe captain looked at Connor's friends
they looked at the captain. Then he
"Sit down my man, I have something
to tell you."
"She's left behind," said Connor.
"She sailed with ns," said the cap
"Where is she ?" asked Connor.
The captain made no answer,
"My man, we all have our trials; God
sends them. Yes, Nora started with us.
Connor said nothing. He was look
ing at the Captain, now white to the
"It's been a sickly season," said the
captain. "We had illness on board
cholera. You know what."
"I didn't," said Conner. "I can't
read ; they kept it from me."
"We didn't want to frighten him,"
said one of the men in a half whisper,
"You know how long we lay in quar
"The ship I came in did that. Did
you say Nora went ashore? Ought to
be looking for her captain."
"Many died," went on the captain,
many children. "When we were half
way here your boy was taken sick "
"Jamesy," cried Connor.
"His mother watched him night and
day, and we did all we could, but at
last he died ; only one of many. There
were five buried tbat day. But it broke
my heart to see the mother looking out
upon the water. "It's his father I
think of," said she, "be is longing to
see poor Jamesy."
" Keep up if you can my man," said
the captain. "I wish any one else had.
it to tell rather than I. That night Nora
was taken sick also; very suddenly.
She grew worse fast. In the morning
she called me to her."
Connor had risen. He stood up try
ing to steady himself, looking at the
captain with his eyes as dry as two
stones. Then he turned to his friends.
"I've got my death boys," he said
and dropped to the floor like a stone.
They raised him and bore him away.
In an hour he was at his home in the
little bed he had made ready for Nora,
weary with the long voyage. There at
last, he opened his eyes. Old Mr. Bawn
bent over him; he had been summoned
by. the news, and the room was filled by
Connor's fellow workmen.
Better, Connor?" asked the old
"A deal," said Connor. "It's easy
now ; 1 11 be with her soon. And look
you master, I've learned one thing
God is good. He wouldn't let me bring
Nora over to me, but He's taken me
over to her and Jamesy over the
river; don:tyou see it, and ber stand
ing on the other side to welcome me "
And with these words he stretched out
his arms. Perhaps be did see Nora
Heaven only knows and so he died.
It is a enrious fact, and one of great
practical importance in structural
science, tbat in tbe salt mines of Po
land and Hungary the galleries are sup
ported by wooden pillars, which are
found to last unimpaired for ages, in
consequence of being impregnated with
salt, while pillars of brick and stone,
used for tbe same purpose, crumble
away In a short time by tbe decay of
their mortar. It is also found that
wooden piles, driven into the mud of
salt flats and marshes, last for an un
limited, time are used for the founda
tions of brick and stone edifices ; and
the practice of docking timber, by im
mersing it for some time in sea-water,
after it has been seasoned, is generally
admitted to promote its durability.
There are some experiments which ap
pear to show that, after the dry-rot has
commenced, immersion in salt water
effectually checks its progress and pre
serves the remainder of the timber- If
care be taken to renew the coat of paint
as often as it decays, wood on the out
side of the buildings may be made to
last for centuries; paint, however, is
no preservative against tiie internal or
dry rot, notwithstanding the opinion so
generally prevalent to the contrary.
What to Do in an Emergency.
It is a good tiling to know what to do
when a man faints away and falls down
on the street. A pedestrian fell down
on Monroe avenue, Detroit, so a local
paper says, being off a sick bed, and It
was wonderful bow many men iu tbe
crowd knew exactly what was tbe best
thing to do. One called for brandy,
another waved the crowd back, another
shouted "police" and the "coroner," a
fourth brought a bucket of water from
a saloon, and all the others crowded in
as closely as possible and began won
dering if the man bad his life insured.
Some wanted to throw water on the
victim, and others thought tbat his
boots ought to be removed, and the man
with the slop-pall fell down in '.t and
urnped up and kicked at a lame boy.
Two boys were sent for a doctor, but
didn't go, and a market woman crowd
ed in and told them to raise the man's
head. Some one put a brick under his
neck, and another general call was
mado for whisky, camphor, gin, soda,
pop, root beer, ginger, ale, vinegar, wa
ter, and lager. Nothing was brought,
and alter a few minutes the man opened
his eyes, gave his name, and asked to be
taken home. After he had departed, a
doctor arrived, a coroner came puffing
along and the crowd came near having
a fight as to who was entitled to the
honor of saving the man's life.
How they Make their Preparations
The man across the way is in XMdge-
field this week, visiting his Uncle
seph. He took his wife and boy alon;
with him. They left on the 9:45 a.
train. There is nothing -.very remark
able about this; but tbe preparations
and tne getting away were so natural
that we thought we would speak of
The night before, they stayed up until
twelve o'clock, getting every thing
readiness; and.as the train was to leavt
at 9:45, they get up the next morning
at.half-past four, j His wife got up first.
and looked out doors to see if it was
ing to rain,' and was quite sure it was
and as it was too dark at that hour
distinguished objects you couldn't touch
it was extremely probable that she
right. As she prepared the breakfast,he
sat on tbe edge of the bed and endeavor
ed to dress the progency, but not sue
ceeding," owing to . weakness of
eyes, in getting the boy's jacket over
the boy's legs, be gave up the effertaud
fell to dressing himself. After break
fast, during which be fell asleep,
tipped over a cup of coffee,he looked
of the window, and concluded it would
rain sure,and immediately looked
of another window, and expressed a
lief tbat.it'wag.going to clear off again,
Pretty soon he went down street to
cure a hack, and came back again
wait for it. This was about eight o'lock
At a quarter past eight he came over
to ask us if we thought it would rain.
Twenty minutes he asked the party next
door what.be thought of the weather.
At twenty-five minutes past be solicit
ed the opinion of a little girl on
next street, and at half-past eight
was waylaying everybody on the topic.
About this time his wife, having twice
repacked the trunkand twice re-dress
the progeny, had got on her redin
gote and jockey, and with a bonnet
one hand and . smelling bottle in
other, took np a position in the parlor
wait for the hack, which was due
one hour and ten minutes, city time.
After sittingthere in a calm and patient
attitude for eleven seconds, she jump
up andfeame over to ask our wje
she tbougnt tue nacat Dreaatn was not
little too full. The lady consulted
once made a thorough examlnationof
the back bread tb,and was briefly able
make;the gratifying announcement tbat
back breadth was not . bit too full
With her suspicions allayed, the wife
the man across the way returned
home, reaching there just in time
rescue the progeny from a tub of rain
water into which he had promptly fal
len on discovering that he was aione
was dressed at once. (Some people
would have emptied that water early
morning, and set fire to the tub; bu
they do not live across the way.) S
As it was now nine o'clocknd three-
quarters of an hour before the train was
start, it was reasonable to expect the
arrival of the backman, and the advent
that worthy was accordingly watched
for. The man took up his station at the
gate and tbe next corner, and between
these two points be moved with com.
mendable celerity. His wife took ad
vantage ol tbe lull to.come.ever and ask
wife.if she ever saw anything like
which that lady conscientiously admit
ted she hadn't. Then the first lady put
head out of the window and looked
down the street, but seeing no indica
cationof the hackmantsked her husband
the man had come yet. In thirteen
seconds she ran her head out again, and
asked him where the progeny was. He
didn't know, and as it was absolutely
necessary that he would keep moving
between tbe gate and the corner if the
backman ever came, there was nothing
else to do but to go after the progeny
herself, which she did. He was in the
back-yard, running, in connection with
another boy, a double-barrelled bakery,
was completing an order for five
pies, when his mother lighted up
on him. His transit to the bouse was
much less time than any boy could
reasonably expect to make. By the
time he got into the fourth clean suit.
hackman came, and drew "up
front of the house, as also did tbe child
-ot the entire neighborhood. The ar
rival ot the hack was the signal for gen
and complete confusion. The pro
geny was poked into the carriage by his
mother, and immediately pulled out
gain by his father, who cuffed him on
headend asked bim what he meant.
Whereupon the children laughed, and
progeny turned his eyes on bis nose
kept them there. After tbe family
loaded and the baggage got aboard
man of the house commenced to
think of tho things left behind, and
next five minutes were employed in
recovering those articles. -Finally the
hack drove off, the woman protesting
something was forgotten tnd.firm.
asserting that nobody else ever went
away at such short notice, and so illy
prepared, as she was obliged to. Then
those -of the children who failed to catch
behind, as the hack drove away, fell
calling the more successful ones what
names they could think of in the hurry
the women of the neighborhood
moved back from their blinds, where
had been posted for the last half-
and came out-doors to exchange
opinions over the fence Danbury Nobs.
A irood-lookinir Irishman stonDinz at
hotel to warm himself, inquired of the
The landlord, disposed to run upon
They say the devil is dead."
An' sure," says Pat, "tha't news In-
Shortly after, he went to the bar, laid
down some coppers, and resumed his
seat. The landlord, always ready for
customer, asked him what he would
"Nothing at all," said Pat.
"Then why did you put down this
"An' sure, sir, It's the custom In my
own country, when a cnap loses nia
daddy to give him a few coppers to help
him pay for tho wake."
One of the effects of the panic was the
throwing out of employment of at least
twenty thousand working girls from
different factories at Newark New Jerr
Why Is the root of the tongue like
dejected man? Because it is down
Plea for an Increase of Currency.
Gen. L R. Sherwood, member of Con
gress elect from the Toledo dlstrict,in a
speech delivered at that place on the 11
of October, gives tbe following able so
lution to our present financial I embar
rassment. "Tbe Government of the
United States, through its protective
policy, has stimulated manufacturing
all over the country. Previous to the
panic our manufacturing interests were
in unparalleled prosperity. Railroad
enterprise, the most gigantic in history.
were in rapid construction. In the year
ending with September 15, 1873, was
constructed more railroads than during
the first twenty-four years of our rail-
road history. One hundred and eighty
million dollars were spent last year in
railroad construction. Since 1860 new
States and new Territories have sprang
into life, new fields of enterprise are
opening ob every hand across the whole
broad . continent. These new j popula
tions, new empires.all need and all con
sume currency money. The capitalists,
tbe manufacturers, the artisan, the
tradesman ,all need proportionally more
money thaa ten years ago. With the
advance of civilization, the cultivation
of the industrial arts, the progress of
invention, the accumulation of wealth.
come from faclities of com fort,more lux
uriant living. These wants, tastes, and
habits all consume proportionally, more
currency than ten years ago. That able
and experienced financier, S. S. Wil
liams, President of the Metropolitan
Bank of New York, aptly named one
of the Nestor's of banking in this coun
try says, in res pose to tbe inquiry,wbat
is the matter."
"The matter is simply this: We are
too rich in wheat, pork and cotton, for
our financial pocket. We we only in
want of . few millions of greenbacks to
send west to move wheat east. The
merchants are sound, the country is
sound. We are richer to-day than we
ever were before. But our volume of
currency is too small for practical uses.
What has happened in these twelve
yearsrom '61 to 73 ? The Pacific rail
way has been bult; the emigration, for
eign and domestic, 3,000 miles of coun
try, has been unprecedented. Business
has increased as never before in an equal
period. Prices have advanced at least
fifty per cent-for all commodities bought
and sold,and yet the volume of curren
cy for the last eight years has remain
ed fixed. Look at tbe whole Southend
soon we shall have upon ns $20,000,000
worth of cotton to move. Formerly this
cotton was assigned to New Orleans
Savannah, Charleston and New York,
the planter having eaten up the pro
ceeds in seed. Now the. colored man
takes the greenbacks for his labor and
hoards. He has no master to trust
them with, no savings banks. We found
last year tho currency would not return,
Now suppose that four million blacks
at the South have each $10,000,here you
have $40,000,000. It is precisely so in
substance at the West. If yon send, as
you have sent, $15,006,000 west to buy
wheat, yon will not get back .more than
$10:000,000 for some time. The profits
of produce stay in the hands of the pro
Here are solid nuggets of common
sense from the one who appreciates the
With an immense grain crop through
out the west, awaiting its transit to the
seaboard; with a foreign demand suffi
cient to absorb the entire surplus; with
not sufficient currency at tbe command
of commerce, to effect tbe exchange,
and give the farmers of tbe great north
west a market; with prices depressed
and business temporarily paralyzed;
with the Government credit unimpaired
and stronger than ever before in
the history of the government ; with the
General Government in supreme con
trol of tbe national finances it is the
plain duty of the Administrator to pro
vide sufficient currency to meet the de
mands of commerce and industry, act
ing with prudence that the Government
credit be not Impaired.
Judging by Appearances.
A good Story is told in illustration of
the felly of judging from appearances.
A person dressed in a suit of homespun
clothes, stepped into a house in a city,
on some business, where several ladies
were assembled iu an inner room. One
of the company remarked in a low tone
that a countryman was in waiting, and
agreed to have some fua. Tbe following
"You're from the country J. suppose."
"Yes, I'm from the country."
"Well, sir, what do yon think of the
'It's got a tarnal sight of houses in
"I expert there's a great many ladles
where' you come f rem ?"
"Oh, yes,, woundy sight ;jlst for all
the world like them," pointing to the
"And yon are quite . bean among
them, no doubt."
Yes, I beaus 'em to meetin' and
"Maybe the gentleman will take a
glass of wine?" said one of the com
"I thankee ; I dont care if I do."
"But you must drink . toast.".
"I eats toast what aunt Debby makes,
but as to drinkin, I never seexl the like
What was the surprise of the company
to hear the stranger speak as follows:
"Ladies and gentlemen, permit me to
wish you health and happiness, with
every other blessing earth can afford,
and I advise you to bear in mind that
we are often deceived by aproarances.
You mistook me by my dress tor. coun
try booby; I from the same cause,
thought these men were gentlemen
Tbe deception was mutual. I wish you
How he must have Felt.
A Chattanooga paper has this Item :
"There was something of a delicate and
private nature going forward about the
house, visible to the commonest obser
ver. But love and its devotees are pro
verbially blind. So he staid nntil late
In the evening, when one of onr prom
inent physicians stepped from another
room into the parlor, where the youth
and the eldest daughter of th house
were billing and cooing and blurted
out: "Well young man If you are done
courting, you can have . turn at nurs
ing to get your hand in. There's an
other young girl in the next room."
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General Schenck's Little Joke
and its Fate.
The English of to-day are most se
verely, prosaically practical and com
monplace. General Schenck, our min
ister to England, having had as a fel
low passenger on the outward steamer
a son of Ben Holiday, of overland stage
fame, thought to make . joke on a gen
tleman named Christmas, whom he met
soon after landing in England. Said
tbe General : "I think I met a relative
of yours on the steamer, judging from
his name a Mr. Holliday." "Ah!"
said Mr. Christmas, meditatively, "I
think not. I never heard of a relative
by that same." Afterward, Mr. Schenck
told the story at dinner table, and the
guests each glared at his neighbor, and
no one saw the joke. At last, out of
very civility, the host, a noble lord,
feebly laughed and said, "Ah! yes;
very good, General, ah, were they, ah.
related vou know?"
Heenan's Last Hours.
The remains of John C. Heenan ar
rived in New York, Friday, Nov. 31st,
They were in charge of James Cusick,
his trainer in his fight with Sayers.
From Cusick was learned the particu
lars of Heenan's death. It appears
that, a few days before bis decease, Hee
nan, while on his way west, felt so much,
better that he went out shooting. The
effort was apparently too trreat. and he
rapidly grew worse still, however,
passing on towards California, hoping
that the air would Improve his condi
tion. On the morning of his death, v
while near Green River Station, on the
Pacific Railroad, Cusick asked him if
be would not take a cup of tea. Hee
nan said "Yes," and it was procured
for him. After swallowing it he was
seized with a hemorrhage. Cusick gave
him some salt, and Heenan fell back In
his arms, as if to sleep. Shortly after
wards one of the passengers said to Cu
sick, "He is not asleep; he is dead,"
and on examination this proved to be
tbe fact. The body was placed in a
coffin at Ogden and arrived in New
York on the 30th ultimo, as above stated.
Pumpkins and Some
[From the Cincinnati Gazette.]
From about fifty or sixty hill, I rais- -
ed about one good wagon load. Eight
hills were planted regularly by them
selvee, the remainder in potato hills,
roping from two to three seeds to the
hillnd planting them the 13th of June.
The variety is erook necked, not the old
common variety of crooked necked, but
it is a good pie purapkinhe seeds were
obtained from the United States Agri
cultural Bureau in 1872. The laraest
raised weighed forty-nine pounds,
while several others were two-thirds or
three rmartera that weitrhfc ' t npio-h-
bors who came in to see them say that -they
beat anything they ever saw. In
color, some were yellow, some cream
white, and some a bluish color.
I also raised some Boston marrow -
squashes, the largest of which weighed
ed 17 pounds. Also another variety
that resembles the Hubbard squash,only
is more squash at the stem. In size,
is not quite as large as the Hubbard.
One weighed 16 pounds.
GEO. M. GARDNER.
A Day's Work.
The Loudonville Indeptudeat publish
ed by Mr.RobertLockhart contained the
following account of . day's work of it's
On last Monday the publisher of
this paper started at 3 o'clock in the
morning arid went to Hayesvillen foot
and after leaving tickets there for three
townships, went to Mr. Arnold's Livery
Stable and was then started out with .
splendid span of horses, and a new bug
gy. From there he drove to Ashland
distributed tickets and made arrange
ments for a Prohibition meeting to be
held at the court house in the evening.
From Ashland be drove to Orangeolk-
Sullivarl, Troy, Ruggies Centre, Savan
nah, and thence to Ashland by 7 o'clock
M. baying distributed tickets at each
place. After eating a hearty supper at
the Miller house he then went to tho
Court House and addressed . larger
meeting than the Republican party has
been able to drum out in the county
during the campaign. After speaking an
hour and a half he then drove to Hayes
ville, left his team and footed it to Lou
donville, making an entire trip of 71
liles, twenty of the distance on foot.
The Fish of Lake Erie.
Prof. MUncr, of the Smithsonian In
stitute, who has been spending some
days in this city collecting specimens cf
the fish caught in Lake Erieas furnish
ed us the following:
List of fishes collected at Sandusky
and preserved in alcohol for the Nation
al Museum at Washington. -
This material Is to be made nse of in
making . report of the Zoology of Ohio
. subsequent volume of the Zoologi
Report of the State, provided for at
the last session of the State Legislature.
duplicate collection, nearly as com
plete as the one appended, was afforded
Professor Agassia, who made applica
tion,' and afforded funds to buy the pre
servatives. The Sauger, Lake Sheephead, Rock
Bass, Silver Sided or Calico Bass, Sun
Fish, Black Eared Sun Fish, Bay Bass,
Lake Black Bass, White Bass, Porch
Pickerel, Little Sauger, Stone Roller
Muskellunge, Lake Pike, Mud Minnow,
White Fish, Lake Herring,Shiner,Mooa
Eye, Sow Belly, Red Horse, Spotted
Sucker .Mullet Sucker ,Mud Sucker .Shad.
Shiner, Blue Cat Fish, YeUow Cat FU ,
Bull Head, Black Tailed or Mud Cat,
Dog Fish, Bull Fish or Gar Pike, Stur
geon, Lamphrey Eel.
Several species of the Minnow family
were also obtained, as ye. undetermin
ed, and a few types of disputed species,
which are not Included in tbe list. The
number of species collected is
about forty-two. Nearly sixty undoub
ted species are known to exist in the
lake, which could all be obtained if
sought for at different seasons of the
yew. Sands StgMer. , ,
A Southern exchange thinks It may
not be fair to call the following "fair"
item, but as such as It is we produce It:
State fair is a queen ;an agricultural
fair ia a farmer'a daughter ;a church ur
a parson's wife ; . soldier's is the best
looking girl he can get a hold of ;a prin-
tor's fair is . broken up bankers daugh
ter; acharlty fair isa poor but honest
woman, and the most unpopular fair is
that which la iurnished at cheap'board