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WOODSTOCK, VA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY, 9 1878.
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8HENANDOAH H- ?*' J r'JLILI?HNa Ci"
and lit y Cent? will .
Ail ciitunuuicatiou? 01 a ssltas? aatai
charged for a? a advertitiu?.
All kinds of Job Work done at ?I
th.- most ri\.ftfn.?i>.e rates.
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t*'!Ll.lAMs fe BatO I
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
WOODSTOCK, V v.
ractlee 1n the Ooastl
ham, Page, Predcrl.K and I
n the O m?-) of Appeal? ol I
U. S. OistrKi .
Special attentiou flvan i i tl
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
tJE-vciii pracLc? In ?1
ILUAM8 aOSABI ...
w e ?re raseeted ; ;
liiu'a Firvaud Marin. >
the Lyuchburg liaukin:; at: i Inanrai
Both are br-t
GEORGE K. CALV1
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Naw Marrkt, V \
Wll practtc* ia the C
C >nuty, ?nd in all tb. '
I have made an ?rr .? .
A alien. Ail -
of busitirtts st Wo?
?ithout any addltloaal
I have tuaii' I
ner.t lawyer* in Koc?iughaiu
Olee?Next door to 11
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A COMMISSION DEPARTMENT
A. E PHILLIPS,
fo- the ?wie of Flour. 01
cf Country Prodace.
ill eontlirnin- I
?nd prompt return
Mr. a. i' sa >.
will give his per. nal att. Dtton
aud Marvlsnd trsdr,
Apr. U-lyr. BVF.i,
CABINET MAKER AND
Keep? c-.D'ttn-'v ' r. head I
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He has en hand a-.
Chair?, Bare?'is, B.
Desks ?ul *..',
fie will he promet to f .-i,:. ' .
1ST" I ' vork warranted fors rranor.jbk- time._^t
nlv 3">?tf. Kilini
F HAVE resuine.j raj old Ma.fe
to iny aM friends
NEW QtJNfl ALWAYS ON HAN
Repairin? neotie HM1| eiped ?
An ?in l? ot matenal t'.jr
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AMPLE ACCOMMODA :
luerem-ted iie'iin la ef .*
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the erection,"!' I ?ir ?
buil ?ini- whi. h will girt
THI . ,
ti ne-? ?vi'h lee beat . be -
of)-uejts ii this .le,i*>.rt'ut-nt.
T.1K B\lt w.U betteetna ?rtta il
Hsjasra. a full ?appi? t>? u
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wislnli,' ? -.'-..: I
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or their tea pel die.n, aul tin-., ^-fel,
al<?B in payaent if ictire I.
vas ilol.Ti?'.0 a ra
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i;r.?!'. W. Magrnder, II. E. Stick
-. vt. Magruder E, E stick?
icy, L. Triplet!. Jr.
IMIS8IOXER OF tCCOCNTS.
1er Woodstock, Va
ENTRAI, uni KI.
NKW MARKET, VA.
M im. S. 1? iLTZMAN, Prr*p rietres.
i repaired tbi? ?-eil
: I i> I* ,.?i. n : -wo i f
? . -.?es de
. With quiet Colll
tbleratea, ?rill be ?rrnmnintiattil.
' care ; the liar snp
01? DRUG STORE,
? by Dr. ten? o. -
B. SCHMITT. - - Proprietor.
Drugs, Medicines. Glass,
?D LIVER Ofli
? others is nut the fUi.v
niiioiit.^i-iioicciti'ic emelltpgond ?rorae,
taetlnf article, bol at n paro, blnml.
I're-h I'll. tOlthOtti -i'iv Basil.,
?'?.I nit'l ret ih.-1 t>v tlie iTi?i-t
imaoh, tod potsMiB all (tu
' eliif.u'V In to ,
? tbunany other
C0l> LIVER OIL
raakea it tfBoat v uab'e ?for partent' ? ??
itralM* roqouvi. tlie ttto <>i UOI?
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P 10?ly. ?. .SCHMITT, D.ui.i a.
luati?rnr,Ttloa of Ctverntr UoliUlay.
Sri.F.M'li) civic AND MILITARY Dl?
PLAY?SI'EKCH OF OOV. K! I
? IX VI OCBAL ADDBE8B OF
t 1III-1K MAOttBTM Yin.
. . V.\.. Jan. 1.?Foi
lii-st t) history of Vii
;'. \\ . ' .
' - parts of the S
.. r witnesi
I irture froi
. days m.is in conse?
quence of u d?sir? ol many people to
In a tUting manner t!.
(.nv, envi ci. ?t. ui-i> at b compliment
to Ida section of Uto state. (Shenandoah
Valley.) which for the Ural lime fur
nishea a Governor tor Virginia.
The morementa of the proci
through the pr?ocipai itreeta t" the
capitol were witnessed by throngs ol
people The ceremonii i of the inaugu
ration took place on the southern portico
of the capitol building, where the oath
of office was administered by Judge
Christian, of the Supreme Court, and
the new Governor was Introduced to
the people by the Hon. James I..
Kemper, the retiring Govi rnor.
GOV. KllMi'IUl's 8PEEC1I.
In obedience to the constitution ami
laws I now vacate the chief cxi
office of the gorernmen! and I surren?
der its powi
Bponsibiiili to my honored su ??
y in his custody frfr the future is
the name uf Virginia?now y-<
unsullied and pare. In common with
ever patriotic citizen I cordially
the wish and the hope that, with honor
tu himself and with advantage to the
character of the Commonwealth at
horn? and abroad, he may fulfill a
tru>t which a generous ? op) commit
i US, I have
the honor to introduce lo you th
Governor of V rgii la.
I N AtCt'K.VI. Ai- OOVEKNOIt!
Gov. Holhday then ?-' li
? ever bri - - <,'?'?? '
While liic honor ;
ours ar ise they
m ?'. led ,liv
. . now theifid
It -. ,t falls to ' ?
work oftlftir ?ri oiua and labor
- ; ave had many
and sore trial-, Thej have - ?
triumphed. Indeed, have with each
coming generation fasteue ? more fir olv
the love o? the people, and made their
sufferings as well as their
their defeats as well as their vict
it,ure to their fame. The history which
the founders of the stnte began
carried on by'their descendants,
whose workmanship in many ways will
bear comparison with the finished forms
of those master-builders.
I know that success is not written
upon all their efforts. But
not needed to make an i (Art great,
defeat signalizes more than
achievement, and elevates the defeated
by the very coi of heroic
endeavor. Truth and earnestness have
mon i" il ? ilh irrcatnesa than ; :
or victory. Victors may spring from
chance, or overwhelming odds; but
earnestness and truth make that charac?
ter out of which j Is perennially
This is the ciown of Virginia'.
greatness. Her people were n i
when they pledged their lives, their
fortunes am1 their Mtcred honor, a
hundred years ago; they were in ear?
nest when they redeemed that pi
by eight vears o! war; they were in ear
ne-t when they favored the adoption of
an inttrumeat by which they agrei d to
cast their lot with the tilt r States in
the formation of the Union; they m cr?
in earnest when for generation! they
gavsj oi their jeweli to
, cpublic, and of their territory
to enlarge i to domain; they wore In
-; when no sacrifice wa
pholi* the i
genuis and self-devotion b
mingj they were noi
?: earnest when, in ?heir
' they believed thai honor w
? d for
Uli . \ii 1. win n pp
patted away. Mold
in admin hi tl
Dg defeat - :
ivhich had h',*Jierlr}crovvn?-l
Nor di 1 tin y forge! tlic?f> virtt
the trying times thni l'I'"Wi ! .
feat. Their tcrriton '
r'nd niif-tliVd ????
them, te ly
ili. ir ill-mil's had been u.ht'd. and
their own goveri roen' V'C'I niai' W p( ??'
Out. Ou the In. 1*3 $t sprttituc? the\
I Iht?ir claim, and nothi
happened ?!? time.
by tl Ir I, iro.c i Bbrl - in unis
1 ave g ? the qpri
endurance with whicl tl-..-;.
I I .
? :v raruett and i
with Joy iliat wo say ihat Ihi
represen ted nuil hat ? qual veil
tilt of the rej nl II .
ftjitiia is heard the: i tl rough li
t?'ln r lin peak with
rhich beloBgcd to her In l!
m the breaking up o? the presei
parties and the formation of new, un-:
dangers threaten. Parties baaed npc
or springing oat ol the ttrnclnra of m
government arc ever moat and ongbt I
have. They keep the government I
ringt and prevent it- drifting :
extremea. Hut partiea founded <
. lasaea la the beginning of the cud
any republic. Its very definition
equality oi' txditical rigbta and tl
mutual care of every claaa. Under tl
.- they work t
: ir the ad >anc< mi nt of the inr.
vidual and the common ?real; but who
any one party reaches for and
: : 111?, lit tO promote, ttirOUg
its agency, its own interest, the r<
? ady ended, and anan 1
or i!c>; ' :?.:: '
\V!i. ;. u.. i? talk of founding ;
the tariff, in'? nial i m pro*
broad er a narrow i in <>t tli
c institution and the like, no d? ug<
iratchtulnei! of each will im
ui> ?f rich ?????I P?ori ,M',|'-':
. ipital, notbingfotj
v.ctl for an :
? lotions th<
I tut is walkinj
? i tli upi ij. m. fr -ni everj day in
and broader li
ndust ry, i
ikin^ him tin
: ' i. w]
1 !? .vor ' r am
?;".' t III
but 1 tio i to say lhat lin y an
public. 1 wou! 1 not take away
front labor any protection ii has,
i I refusa it any protection il
lo have. But I would give it no fiiroi
that 1 deny to capital. The lui..
cabin in the mountain faatneas simule
bave the ?-ame protection thai is giver
to the lordliest mansion of the rich, bnl
no moro. Each is, in the eye of tli.
law, a castle, aud either may be inhabit
ad by th-i knightliest knight. Barely 1
would not, when the poor ryim has b*
noble cflbrtlifted himself from the cabin
to the palace, regard him the i -
cause in' hasadded so much to his own
usefulness and to the power of the
There is and ought to he uo strife be?
tween the peor and the rich. Laboi
makes wealth, then lives upon it. And
the effort to cause antagonism is fought
with evil to both. This is (rue in politi
?ill i .".'onoiny ; it is far more vital in poli?
ties it always baa and always will
r ? " ? ? i ii the ruin of free governnicuf.
There is no room for such parties in
Virginia. A more gentle rule never
held sway in any country. Our statute
?,. '? does not contain a ?single law that
presses harshly upon the lowly and
poor. On the other hand, it is full of
i laws for their good. We have poor
, homestead laws, lawa to protect
the ?ragee of the laborer from levy.
?Ve. have hospital u-ylums for the deaf,
the dumb, the blind and the insane.
? are opt n to all whom
God's finger bas touched ;*but only to
the poor, without pay. We have free
schools, whoae leach i or en?
|oy without price- where t'.e humblest
how to walk In thoae path.-, ul
I distinction which are closed to none who
'-.!.? i?? lili the high pince-? in the
i 0 Die for such |
' in V'ht
Hut we it ?C?
. law there n ]
wen- good and a
rva i .?
nil i>l lav.. Would l?C U
? pean i -hall be ami
bow organised, Ina daapoilsrsi it i
u.aitih m the <?' :?im\.
in a repuK' te be In civil "lli
The importance .. ihis latter cannot
I he overrate I. Coming from aVtatjOf the
people, the) learn the les-ons <<:
d.cncu and carry them hack to Ibair owi
firesides, and make them
,.ik of life. Covered by
of the State,
? whole happiness and
eal upon its arm. I.ov
.ml look up?
he "Mother if their peace and
- 1: tve til
:!- nul i il? - 'military pow
irmy. M i?
careful guard ol
r ; it is
llemenl , y, Lui for
ing how the safety and
! commonwealth can bfl
L'UtrusterJ lo Its own people.
Ucli an ancestry, such a his?
tory, aud such a government, what bin?
me g< nial sky
TVC-?ffrS*f^ Tit i , mt m?,~
where the ships of the world muy ride ;
the >an:e ?rai-ietv and fertility of Mi),
ii'oni the tea to the mi trataint, :
-he iron the name of the mother of
? ?? i.. 'i and v? '' -. I know that the
hand o? violence !? nt her in twain, and
that the ravages of four years' terrible
war have kit cruel mark*. I know
that niauy of her best and bravest fell,
ami thai poverty now abounds where
oners, iliuit ?sin d reiinemi'iit ami wealth.
I know that in the lalrettandmotl fruit?
ful IT - "Us Of droUth have
parched up the labor of the husband
maii ordestroyingfiooda have iweptit
away. But I believe that there still
exists Unit loyalty to honor and that de
i tu law v. tail !i enabled her people
to beai ihe.-i- things without shrinking.
I believe that her people are Hill car
m Btaffld true.
What, then, hinders Virginia. Fur
d in the war, and then
m the toila of reconitruction. The war
is iiv-r. and her relationa with the 1'- ?'??
? ?vi iTiineiit are again fixed under
theeonatitution and the laws:and nom
have been, or '.\ill ' -.-, bravi r to Btand
up to them. What, then, It
. i '.'
Tim excitement which aroused and
troubled the people in the late canvass
onawera ; for nothing waa heard on ev?
ery hustings and court ! a bul
debt. What ol it i Males have
re, an-,1 have been honest,
and have survived. la it a just debt.
and has tlie State received considera
r it! I have never heard ?I
m id by ;
?v hi || V:
: ? When
. .11 di termine win t! i
.. ?a to be vicioui or virtuous, A
:, - ?delation tuaj
ople from .t
? , de] ravi d aud dis?
honest men. Nothing ao soon a
plishi s this unlia] py end as a disregard
mn compacts. Upon their sano
tity the whole frame work of society
. from the sacr< d bon ! that li
funilv to tlie strung and subtle
- ? i
tviiifh binds in harmony otherwise jart
menta in the unity ofgovernment.
'liiis should gmde every ene wh
calltd i" take part in the councils of the
Mai'. Especially la this true in a re?
publican form ofgovernment like
wiili.ait virtue it cannot survive; force
must toon take the place of reason. And
the man wIid thinks he can Ute such
tracki to gain a petty end. will find,
when too late, thai everything lalott.
I'hi- hope and onlv hop-' of B n public is
tie recognition of the sanctity l f ,cn
(raOl*and the binding obligation and
Our duty, then, a- good citizens, i
to devise means to pay the debt, not h
find ways to avoid it. It will hard!;
pay it to criminate some former Legisla
tare by general charges of bribery am
tVatit... I.'iiuy one has dared to taint th<
halls of legislation with these crines fi?
ll i m be brought, to triar and punisbet
with the utmost rigor of the ?aw. X n
will it any more pay the deb? to weakei
the standing among the peo* I
hi'.die-t court by n flections upon its
judgment or Integrity, a court of wbicl
arti Btatc might be proud- *o learned
so able and M pure.
Nor do; s it pay the del I to pitad tin
war, save as touching our anility. Thai
| was of onr choice, and I hear bo on?
who engaged in it complain ofita loeaee,
thou 'h untold wealth ?/as si>< nt and - i
tfkttleficld and a great cemetery. v.
I was I ricti even In the
: of and in view of more dreadful
\n complaiut then ofl
one ef vii I -y, STo
rcring ti I or \
.'n tamlne stared |1 cm in fie
? ?w to hear -! nn In .Uli bar? >i
? we then bore, t! i have
been well niith I'lt'.d. and a triumph
rj'inl to the vii tory of arms wou1 ! have
-111 nil.I :I. '.
?if o*ar p.opi?'.
Hut our people tire not >?:
I have not m en or hear.I of an in I
bold rnouu'li to avow pu'di. 1?, the loe
nine of r?pudiation. I hope none r-|*H
will m -lake the thin?- for the name,
But ought uvt thoss who aspire to rule
in public affairs to be caretul lest in tin
zeal of party they do not let full idea
which make the impie.-.-um upon tin
piiud of the ignorant and unwary tha
it is more important to study how nol
to pay than how to pay the d
not now. the dciua^Q. lie. shallow ami
wicked, '.'.??I -01 ".i be al road in the
an inyedingarmy. 'He latter unites,
tlicformer diisovk's patriotism. Nol
ted to his original obscurity, and r
mightier than be rides and gu
With such ideas in the ascendant, i
picture Virgiuia would presenl
A -tatu'.e-look full of provisions foi
itectioo of property, and for
n i im nts of individual ?
.. 'ii-ands raised by t.ixa
..Ulitis youths of the country
may be f?lhloncd into | 001
citizen* and stalwart men, and yet tin
state that doe itanding
I belli ve there is no danger of such I
result. However far Virginia may, ii
moments of excitement or suffering
driit from her mooringa, ?ober leconi
thought will restore her. Il.r pi opll
arc ttlll carnes?, and true.
There is, and can h?-. but one ?-x? UM
for the non-payment of an honest di ?
?inability?either tor the individual ir
the court ot moral-; or for the State hi
the liar of public opinion.
So graver respontibilhty can tall tc
the lot of men than (ails upon ?us now
entering upon offiice in Virginia. Ibh
debt issue bas hitherto been overshad?
owed by the questions ofourieturu tc
the Union and salvation of our local
. . uent. These objects ha? c
been gaineil, thanks to the good and
o/our S tale. Tin re now stands
out in hold relief, not only before our
vilize 1 world, this
grave problem of the d bt. Then it was
i >w it. is a
question of honor. The former cannot
live without the
10 now enb ;
tl it is nen and imconiddered.
T ley were ? -
ed to know all about '.-it was made
the i anvass, Even if
they wished, tin re is no way ol shirking
the i .. Ti.i\ have pi i
cttlc the troublesome matter once
i know that,
upon the i
? ? ?
and r '!? ?*H
to end it. I
. ilcd the rest of tl
h ivi.il ei ntrc. making the
n dit of the SI i
i long ' it driven labor and
capital from one of the grandest i
,,;,.. hit diurnal
_ . do Igh ha- it hampered
ol a people panting for a
? higher and wider power. It ought now
, to be settled, and this Legislature, fresh
from its disccussion, hat promised that
lit shall ! - nettled. I.? t that prom
kept. Tin re is lime enough in the pr> >
? tit -e-ion. Hut woe tu tli?'man whom
that settlement betrays the trusi or sells
. the honor ol Virgiuia. It were better
, for that man had lie not been born. For
when the tmoKe of the excitemei
floated away, retribution.swift at. I-arc.
will follow like an avenging N'eni
1 have an abiding faitli. Virginia
has tided over over greater ?
?ore. She will triumph now. L'OUOl
the mean- to pa} her dt Ms. and
the inability of Virginia to meet them,
and there w?l be no trouble in effecting
a settlement with her creditors, houo
able ami s icisfactory to both. The hea
of the world beats in sympathy f-r he
II? r he.ut baa ever beat in sympathy li
a ha te >er li noble, and true in the word
[f war, drouth and flood have ttripp?
her of her meant, neither one ftor a
have ?tripped lui "i lui' good name, au
and when kl ni r povi It)
the can, no more Will b i iifkcd.
Bul Ifah< ;- able to meet her llabil
ties, no adjustment la wanted or new
cd. Bj it ntiiitiiy. it ttiiieiiiiient an
lelf-oacri . ?vide fc
manifested, new wealth will flow in t<
her help and lift the burden. This ha
heavier d? ht and less resources. I knot
it will be the ctpciit ine of Vil
VVlthaucU b spirit moving nor people
who can predlol the luture o? ibe oh
( nil.i. - 'i'l.'.Y- Vt-lV !.!
.eo'iiniuiiiial.-ii which this debt * -
. sli'iiineiital in Ixiildiin will ba filled will
ligar, and will bring ?
? . ? titiloltl wealth BOW hi !'ii I
! und ? l? new lita
i and I't'id :
j will nun- '.-"like
? ii mi ntiilnonii," and
?r. i la) ' i.'t'ioiis than
Tin re ?a- ,t Uioa ti'.i ?ont?')
I wlirn (?? i? a i tiaon Bf Vit.
ptkaaport wherevef htj mlgwl .r.iv?l.
I Shame never mantled bkcbcb??, but on
ly the glow ol pY-lt, which made hitii
lei 11 ke th" IL'inati in ??out of the Ltd
nal cit.. thru to be a Viitinian was
m lp be a king.
?vf',1.1 _ive 0* --trciigtli to llrj in
holding up this bright ideal! Let m
rise and (jtiit oui.-elves like tuen, and
imitating (he virtues of an fllrntioni
y?be earnest and true.
A <hinr?r .larrlartc.
The marriage ceremony in China dif?
fers in many respects from that of oui
li'.vn ami other couutries. Love before
marriage was Derer the fashion with
the Chinese. A Chinaman, if he moves
in clrch s, has never seen the lady to
is betrothed, and ha? not the
idea of what she i- like, wheth?
er she will at. the creature
hit fancy had painted, or whether the
firs?, .sight of her unveiled face on the
day of marriage will cast a shadow over
pect of his future. He docs not
underitand love ; it is no part of the
. contract. He was probanly
betrothed by bit parents before his in
tant eyea opened up ou the charm? ol
Btty. II.? intended wife has been
I'taii dfar him in tTffl ?trk-t ?<M;ln?io?v ol
her paterna! i
The part tit- of mamagi abjo cHJldn n
usually engage a profottlonal
or go between, to negotiate an alliance
for their sou or daughter, Suitable pro
senu are exchanged; an astrologer is
called in to fix a lucky day for the cere?
mony. Tlila Indi vidual professes to in?
vestigate the horoscope of the contract?
log parties, and to ascertain whether
the e.unbilled agi arjd bridf
m and the exacl time of birth wi 1
create any bad influence if the two . e
united on a given day.
'ild a. lady who1,,; hrolh
ed in ; j mnnui t b) ber par
lore marriage, the hi n av< rl
' bl Y', t" l. || ;? en
; I , : ,re
Wei ill ? of It, r liatiiial Li?- ;
ami should she (ilil'.l ? I.el H idiiwhoon
be held id esteem by her neighbors for
perft al Govern?
ment will erect a stone arch over her
lio, wh n in
n, pi o commit - i
rather than face the ills of a sp nster'r
Jt ia usual during the marriage week.
n of cooli' - l"
ire ; the silks and jew?
els ol the u On the day o?
marriage the bride is in a flutter i
and painted by her fe?
male relatives and attendants. The
head dress, hung* with glittering sprays
- d on the head, the
last touch ia given to the uniform folds
chair wails at the door ; she is gently
in her brother's arms and held
over a Are of charcoal to dispel an j lurk"
i to lier chair, followed
of weeping females, four of
the bridesmaids, who are old
marrii d woi ! In black and
. . .. amid the deafening
.1 tones of
native fluti - and bcora of gongs,
borne off to the home of the bri li jrootn
,e ?s met by an
.. o? male children.
It Is then that one of the most tedious
toniei begins, wherein
the Bpirits of ancestor* have to be wor
I, the parents have to bowortblp
e 1. and the marriage contract read.
Then they drink the sacred wine cup.
when two wine cups are united with a
red lllk thread ?tnd the contents drunk
by the young couple before the assem?
bled guests, Tho bride and bridegroom
' are usually seated during this part of the
\\ hen tho ceremony is over the bride
takes off her outer robe, and prepares
t? submit bsjrtell to the varied (..uicl what
we consider ixueaacly rneV (retnarks of
;itl.men present, who talk free.)
! of the form of her hands, feet, head,
note, mouthlv eyea, etc. A feast fol?
lows, and the happy pair don't go o?'.u
? a chatc-andlfour on their honeymoon.
The lad) relirei to and keeps lh
ision "I her new honte, while the
bridegroom -'- which is
j kept up toa late hour
An I'.i'ii'oK who Love* Babiks.
W'c live babies, and i so auyliodj eh
who apvea oabies. No man has muai
iu hit soul who di - ? ' babiei
Babies were made to be loved, eepi
r.-illy girl babies?when they grow u?
A man isn't worth a "shuck'' wli
dm in'I love a baby, and the same ml
applies to a woman. A baby is
.-Ailing the* D I hot-house ii
gnmmer, a ray of Mnshine in fiigidwin
ter, and, it it's a healthy, good-nature.
baby, ai -? lt*i a bushel o
-im-hine. ao niiiit r bow cold tli
weather. A man cannot be .1 hopeie-i
.'.'.ig r.s !.e loves babies?one a
a time. Wfc love bah';?.- all i
matter how dirty tiny aie. BaUfM
u-. re i.. i'.y. Our '?
- -.ni v bounded by the number o:
r v. .nid. We als., have sor?
rowful feelings foe mothers who have nc
babies. Women always look .1 iwn
hearted WM bai ? n I lsabl< ? : and men
Who have fU'iai-'' alway? grumble and
drink and stay out night*, trying :
mii-ic in their aook ; Init they can't
?bits, and m.i.l -
au take their plnce.-f Atchisrn
?When a girl gets mad .and ?. ises from
a fellow's f,nre."?ay?. and eicbaugc,
"but thmkt better of itatd
a.'ain. tbatfl ,\ liai they c:\ll a relapse."
I And In re ? een working f.?i
; dear lite to, keep off a relapse under the
ii?ipn ' It was In Brime a
lated to chplcra morbu*-.
A Kcvala dog fell ^tiii?ty-?ive feet in?
to the shall of a innre, remained there
without fotrd or water siiteen days, and
after br'uuj taken out and fed, wat as
lively ase-jer the next ?lay,
ttsatsealt ?rill 1rs inserted s? O?? ?><?ilsi
tvr ?rjuar* of tec lines, or les?, t -r lite Ar?' M0 r
bsa, ?od Suoeut? fir ?acii ?ulxiquent Uiteruon.
Unless the number of intei-tlcu? be oar led i.jx^a
tue mtutiscrtpt, it aiU b? pubUiBed aaiil f.irblJ
srtl charged ?cotrdlnalT.
Notice* Id tlie local column will Be taierttal tt
double the advertising rale?.
Ad rrttaeinent? for three monta? or lunger ?111
be Inserted ?t lover* rate?
Utattan's Pel Cerilla.
Mr. l'ongo ?ti in excellent health now.
bul hu? liad two illnesses since he wa
s:oldto Dr. Falkenstein, of the Pw
Natural H'.-tory Expedition, for two
??alka.? of rum, and exchanged Ua
eharn in an Africau village for the more
tolerable conditions ofhie European
Perhaps lie was tco young when the
hunters took him to have any dreams
now ofthe deep, cool, dark forest, the
great luscious Iruite, the glorious climbs,
anil bounds and fiylit*-, the lorn; migra
ting journey? of the gray-coated wm
muuity. the booming, inarticulate speech
which was the lauguagc of his tribe;
and it may be that he is happy enough
in his artificial life. It include;? ?til the
necessaries and many of the luxaries ot
civilization. He ??oes to bed at eight
every eveniHg, "m a very comfortable
bets, ami sleeps till eight in the morn?
ing." his attendant told us. "always
i\iie.; on hi? side, with his hand under
Me eiieek on the pillow, like a man,"
and eats numerous meals wit!: unfriihug
Unce a day he has an ample repast
of roast nnat and pomtfoea* anil his
I'l.aktiist. luncheon aad nipper con?
stat ot milk, wine and watt r.bread, rie ,
i-gga, fruit and regetabl is He is ou
the lust ot terms with his auendanl,
and it was very fuimv la Ht him lying
atlyomhia :aek, in a slanting
upward position on the ladder, Ins art, -
. tied up to the ceiling, one hand
ilanglitlg downward, atui the -,iher
t irown around the neck of hi? friend, as
t i? latter repeated his brief formula toa
fre? h i v arrived batch ol spectators. Mr.
I'ougohad quite an irresi-iible air of
Dg the proceeding ; he i lied h.s
...ii^tie about, ?uni whea tlie sciitcuc,
"Ilia pre-, .it value is five thou-: nd
[. .unda !" 'vas -p-u?....!. he withdrew his
mn, gave tlie epeaker t friendly can,
is \\ ho should say. " iV ! you're at it
again, are you? Fetc.i 'em with figure?,
ny l-o> !" and dived rapidly ov r and
under Ihe rung t>t ihe ladder, looking at
Hie audience upside down from between
i legs, with a composed gravity
He never attempts In stattet, t ??ti-lit ;
ne is loo heavy, his att? miaut ezplaioad
and his legt are not yet strong enough
to support his weight. But it it ex
' . that he anil grow to a height of
lix feet, and then stand upright, as the
full-grown gorilla has been teen by trave
'o. At pre-ent lus mode of proercs
tion i- like that of a tumbler who is
about to be picked up suddenly by a
pinch behind from the clown iu the
ring. He walks on ids feet aud hands
?the latter turned in. list shape, and
looking like small club feet?aua bis
shoulders to his thin, misshapen flank
Mr. 1'ongo is an Interesting, if not
precisely a fascinating animal, and the
strongest proof ot bis quaint suggestieu
of kinship with his visitors is that one
la m ver free from a queer sense of bad
manners in asking questions abcut him
before his grave, black fa?e ; aud tiiat
one leaves him with a wish that he
might have something to aV>, or at 1? Mt
| something to read.
.- e ?a* ?a?
LoviNd FbibHDS. Never ca-l u-ide
your friends if by any possibility you
can tetaiu them. We are the weakest
'of-pendthritts if we let one drop of
| throng inattention, or let one push away
| another, or if we hold aloof from one
| through petty jealou-y or baifllOM
alight or roughness Would you throw
away a diamond because it pricked youi
( hie good friend is not to be weighed
againat the jewels of the earth. If
there is co.-liies-ur uiikiaduess b> iween
us let u- cone n\tt U> face and liave it
out. (?tiick. before the love grows
e.dd ! Lite i- tOO short to quarrel in. or
to carry back tbottgb ?? ol friends. It is
easy to loose a fri' nd. but a new one
will not come for call.ng, nor make up
or the old one.
IH.-i'oNir-KNC v.?The msst perilous
hour of a person's life is when he;?
tempted to de-pond. The mau who
i. -, - bis K'UiHOf Itieca all; t1
mow b"pe ol'him than of n ilead mm;
hut it matten not how poor he may be.
how much puthed by cir umstance?.
' ow much deserted by friend?, how
much lost to the world; if be only
kips his courage, ho!!? up hit head.
works on with his l.ainis and with un?
coil que rabie will det< rmines to be and
to do wliat becomesajnau. all will |tj
well. Il is nothing outside of hin that
kills, 'ut a hat U within, that makes aaj
unmi I .
A Kiutueky uewtpaper says that an
iuvrstii?atiou of the records of the m.i-,
Ihowa that not a single mau or woman
Within its borner* has been legally mar?
All hair plot look alike to nitu, hut
1 t a wife go oil on a visit and coir.
home and fiud a hair pin near the do? r
and she cant trail a minute to grow red
m her tat f.
An observing politician *oj> that t!
ditference between those going in aiu!
going r.tit of oiliee 1s mainly this ; Th?
former arc ?worn in and the lath
Hotel keepers are people ?? have i i
"put up with."
The largest crop of orangen ever
.known is expected in Florida dnrin? tl
? present season.
I 1'tah is said to hare produced three
, fourths of tlie supply of refined lead use!
; in th.s^eountry last year.
i can't soy as he went tu he;.
j remarked a Fort iSeott editor of a <!??
, ocas', dtowusman, but he paid a Oui u
eleven years' staudius: ouly Lite da.,
; before lie died, aad you cau judge for