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VOL. 19-NO. 53.
UILLSBORO, HIGHLAND COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH ttl, 188(.
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M. OvaamN, Jawjb J Fuohlkt,
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Citissns' National Bank,
Ol Uillsboro, O.
Capital, 100,000. Surplus, 450,000.
J. 3. Pngsley. G. B. Beecuar, W. H. Gregg,
hhns Overman, Johu L. West,
F. I. Bumgaiuer. C. M. Overman.
Does a General Hanking and Exchange
Hindu:. Jut-rnment and Hounty
ltond bought and told.
ions? a sth, PwsiiMt.
l. s. currn, CuMe.
First National Bank,
C pital 1 100,000. Surplus $20,000.
It. 0. Barrett, J. H. Richards,
8. A. Weaver, L. H. Buiith,
Johu A. Smith.
Don a General Hanking and Kithange
CHOOL Reports 25 oents ner 100 at
And His Little Juicy "Pi."
Simply Murder—S. P. C. A.—
Please Laugh—Not Original
The Rural Fence-Mover—Hitting
at Nobody—Cold Pi—The
Parable of the Skunk and
Coons (Supposed to
The rrccnt outrageous wholesale mur
der of negroes by whites, which occur
red at a little uncivilized town in Mig-
I sissippi, was another proof of the fact
that the enemies of Mississippi are not
all dead. As a State Mississippi has of
late years been endeavoring to entice
Northern emigration within her borders.
Immigrants cause her land to be in de
mand, increase her business and bene
fit the State in many other ways, and
the State has, I think, a commission to
look after immigration; and in all the
larger places in the .State the prominent
citizens are endeavoring in various ways
to encourage new-comers. But while
such lawless, villianous, heathenish
butchery as that which occurred at Car
rollton is allowed, and even winked at
by the authorities, they may blame only
themselves if orderly, law-abiding and
justice-loving immigrants seek homes
elsewhere. Many a Mississippian is
generous and chivalrous, but such were
not the cowardly perpetrators of that
massacre, and the disgrace that is due
the accessories of a murderer deserves
to fall upon every white citizen of that
State who fails to exert his influence and
sentiment toward securing the punish
ment of the guilty parties and bettering
the reputation of the people of the State
for lawfulness. I sav this because if the
white people of the State at large would
voice a sentiment of justice in the mat
ter the murderers might possibly be
punished, and such misdemeanors might
eventually go out of fashion. There are
enough church members presumably
Christians in the State to do a great
work in that line, but the ministers ain't
breaking their necks in that direction.
The people may bo good enough,. to. so to
church occasionally, and they may even
pay the preacher, but as for being kind
to nigger's well, that's different you
know. Now, I know, from having re
sidd in Mississippi, that there are peo
ple in the State who would not partici
pate in such a villianous butchery, and
who will sincerely regret it ; but they
are far too few. Shame on you Missis
sippi ! I'm ashamed of you. I have
been wont to tll with pride of my stay
within your borders, and of the chivalry
and kindness of your people ; of your en
lightenment and liberality ; and I have
always been glad to speak a good word
for you. But I shall not do it again un
til the public here have tinio to forget
this trifling episode ; (and if I ever reach
the pearly gates I shan't mention the
fact to St. Peter as an inducement for
him to let mo in.) Cincinnati is an
other Sodom and Chicago is enough to
make the shades of Gomorrah turn
green with envy ; but Rev. Sam Jones
may well bo spared from either place,
if by his original eloquence and Georgia
vernacular he might so let his light
shine in some of the back woods of Mis
sissippi that the white population there
of might learn of justice, and, perhaps,
gradually become civilized.
Governor Robert Lowry, of Missis
sippi, is a pleasant gentleman, an ex
Confederate Brigadier-General, and is
said to be a fervent, pious Baptist. I
shall watch to see what stops his Chris
tianity leads him to take in regard to
righting the wrongs of certain citizens
of the State ke governs and the punish
ment of certain disciples of Jesse James,
who, though the latter's equals in crime
are his inferiors in bravery. And were
I big enough I would point out to him
the words that Sheridan Knowlus put in
the mouth of the Roman, Virginius:
"Justice is immutable, immaculate and
The S. P. C. A. is deserving of all pos
sible encouragement, und since the or
gaiiization here lias been completed we
may look to see the dumb beasts of this
community treated suine better than
previously. AVe may also expect to see
that much of the "trade alley " stock is
superannuated and allowed to rest and
recuperate, or lliat many ot tho poor
beasts are sent to their proper sphere
the phosphate factory. Many a horse
has been bartered on stock sale days to
which death would bo a sweet relief.
The Society is preparing cards of warn
ing, which will be attached to beasts
left tied in the cold, or otherwise im
properly cared for, ard those who in the
future fail to show mercy to their beasts
need expect none from the Society. It
is a noble organization, and I shall bo
glad to see it liberally encouraged in
Now is about the time of the year
when tho sweet girl graduate awakes
from her lethargy and spends many
sleepless night in deciding the mo
mentous question as to whether tho
subject of her essay shall be "True
Greatness," " Floating with the Tide,"
or " Beyond tho Alps lies Italy." (Dare
you to say "chestnuts.")
Tho Scott Dragoons are thinking of
erecting an elegant nine-story armory
building on the old Trimble comer. It
will be modeled after the armory of the
New York Seventh Regiment, but work
will not be begun before April. (How
does that look in print? I wrote it
merely to find out.)
The Lord loveth a cheerful giver. (Not
original with me. Appears somewhere
in either Shakspeare or Sam Jones' ser
mons.) The Sigoumey Society, composed of
tho literary and musically inclined
young luily pupils of the Uillsboro Fe
male College, gave a highly inter
esting entertainment in tho College
Chapel last Thursday evening, which
was well attended. The essays read
varied from the sedate, tract-like article,
to the extremely humorous, but all were
highly entertaining, and reflected credit
on their writers. The one vocal solo
wri tastefully selected and extremely
well rendered, and the instrumental se
lections were of an order indicating high
musical taste, but I leave the criticHe to
be written by one of tho musical editors.
The reading of the well-edited columns
of the "official journal" of the Society,
the Sigourney Star, afforded much amuse
ment. Had the fair writer (I don't know
who she was, but if she w as any of the
girls up there that evening I know she
was fair) of the article on Pouipeii con
sulted Bill Nye's recent letter from that
city, she might not only have spoken of
the placard, "Beware the dog," but of
those reading, "Keep off the grass,"
"Shut the door," and "Fresh paint,"
but in her dream she seems to have
paid more attention to the powder av 1
rouge in the dressing-room of lone than
to the translation of medieval inscrip
tions ; or, although she didn't mention
it, the sight of some handsome Glaucus,
in sandals and toga and a high standing
collar, may have caused the trifling
omission. But then 'twas only a dream.
And (to return to our mutton) it must
be recorded that the Society is as highly
creditable to this prosperous institution
of learning, as the latter is to the city,
and it fills to repletion its little allotted
corner in the great world of letters and
I always thought Klise was a mighty
nice man, though I never mentioned the
fact to him until his arrival in this city
few days ago. In the future I shall
treat the revejend gentleman with the
respect due one of his age and accom
plishments. (Note to foreman : In case
it transpires before you go to press that
the fortune in Germany is a false alarm
sot this on the standing galley and tell
Dick to distribute at once.)
Pop," inquired the heir presumptive
to the wealth, beauty and refinement of
the grand old Snifkins family as ha and
Saifkius senior were riding out in the
North Precinct last week, "why don't
the folks what owns these fields compro
mise this thing by puttin' just one fence
in the middle of tho road. It would be
a nawful savin'." They were driving on
the highway between the Smith and
Jones farms, where, each spring for the
past four years, the proprietors, under
guise of repairing the fence, had moved
it four feet nearer the middle of the pub
lic road. "Yes, my son," replied tho
paternal Snifkins, "when I get elected
to Congress I shall pass a bill to that ef
fect; and in the meantime I shall peti
tion the Legislature to establish a code
of signals so that we can tell whether to
switch off here or not, and w ho has the
right ot the channel. But, darling, the
law only provides that the fences be
kept twenty feet from the center of the
road-way, and as long as Smith and
Jones leave this eight feet I can't kick,
for I might want to run for otfice Bonie
day, and them fellers run this school
district. See." "Yes, pop," and the
oil' front hub caught on a stake as they
pulled a little aside to let a jolt-wagon
Who are you hitting at?" inquired
Barrere II, as he perused tho manuscript
of the note about "the cheerful giver."
(lie always thinks I'm hitting at some
body, but I ain't. I guess he thought it
wus original with me, but I declare it
isn't ; I reud it sommers-or-other.)
Oh," said I, in that nonchalant, unas
suming way that has made me both rich
and populur, "oh, nobody in particular,
but tiioie's lots of 'em around in this
portion of Ohio who might ponder on it
with benefit to somebody. They, too,
may be struck with its originality, though
they might not hanker after securing
the Lord's love on these terms," and
conscious of having snid something
smart I tossed Undo Shep Lucus a twen
ty dollar gold piece and, seizing my
gold-headed cane, strode majestically out
into tho press-room to entertain the
"force" with a vocal selection,
This next one after this was left over
from the first collection of "pi." For
tunately it was not of a nature to epoil,
and after several days of mature delib
eration I see no reason to make any al
terations, ulthough my timidity has sev
eral times nearly caused me to order it
?am Janes is a trump. It is to be
greatly regretted that he can't Bwoop
down upon this branch oflice of the
Kingdom of Satan and shako things
up in this neck o' woods. He is the
great and original "long fell want" of
this community, though ho would be
certain sure to hurt somebody's feelings
before finishing his first sermon. And
I would feel inclined to whisper in that
inaudable, modest style that is my chief
charm : "More power to ye, Sammy.''
THE MUGWUMP—A FABLE.
IN BAD VERSE AND PROSE THAT IS WORSE.
Didst ever ht sr the Btory
How a frHgrant skunk
Found a colony of 'coons
In an oak's hollow trunk,
And sought to have them think
That ho too was a 'coon '.'
At first they only wunk and said :
" He's cv.zj as a loon."
And when ho aHkcd them to admit
The truth of what lie said,
They choniH'd, "Now, you'd better git"
In fact, the reply of the 'coons (which lias
passed into history and been handed down
from generation to generation ) was as follows :
"You don't look like a 'coon , you don't act like
a 'coon, and (drawing themselves to their full
height and casting upon the intruder a scath
ing, scornful glance, as they took their hands
from their noHea in order to breathe) by the
immortal gods that roost on high Olyrupu,
you don'tahem xnaU like a 'euon !" And
A fairy who was present,
And heard the conversation,
Was very much reminded
Of something in thifc Nation :
The 'coons got mad and swore so
They made each worm and bug jump,
For they were Democrats. (P. S.
The poie-cat wus a mugwump !')
And the villian still pursued h.-
"Ar can not wlthor it nor cuntom Btale its
infinite variety. M FUshIi in hardly hdr to an
ache or pain which can not be cured by uein
It ia painfully ancoying to bo disturbed in
public aaatsmbliei by aoum onu couching when
you know Dr. liuli's Cough Syrup in only 25
An After-Dinner Speech "Check,
"100 Donea One Dollar," U true only of
Hood's BarHapaiilU, and it is an unanswerable
argument as to atrungth and economy.
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Circus men will soon be along to can
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kidneys to health and vigor.
The 'Western I'nion Telegraph Com
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W. W. Reed, druggist, of Winchester, lud.
wrues : "One of my customers. Mrs. Louisa
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King's New iMieovt-rv fur C'uiiHUlnption, and
brgaj buying it of me. In six months' time
she walked to this city, a distance of six mill s,
ami is now so much improved sho )ms quit
usu.g it. stlie feels she nww her lite to it.
Flee trial hollies at SJeyheit A Co. 'a drug
There doesn't appear to be any doubt
that tho tracks of the Broadway Horse
Railway are "steal" ones. Lowell Coorier,
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For the News.
THE ARKANSAW TRAVELERS.
A True Story for the Boys.
BY HIGHLAND BOY.
Let's see, wasn't it Peter Pinder you
used to read about in one of your read
ers? Yes, come to think about it, Peter
was the fellow, ami he loved to please
good children and always told true
stories. So do I. Now it's not neccn
sary for me to a.-k you to keep 1'ousei
froin barking and to keep John and
Mary as quiet ns little mice for you will
do that anyhow.
I am oiiig to tell you about a boy
whose home is in Greenfield, Dade
county, Missouri, and two of bis com
panions, who ran away from home in
March, l . Do any of you ever think
of running off? If you do let mo say to
you iloii'l, and these three boys that
tried it say the same.
The one of these boys that got the
others into tho scrape is here at school.
Ho is a little bit of a black-eyed fellow,
not much more than "knee-high to a
duck," for which reason the boys some
times call him "Shorty," but he is like
those little Texas ponies tough as
whalebone, or he would have been dead
long ago. Well, one day after he had
been here at school awhile and I had
found out his name and where he was
from, I asked him it he came all the
way out here alone. He looked up
laughing and said, "Why of course I
did, grcenie, who do you suppose would
come with me'."' I was afraid of show
ing my verdancy still more, but not lik
ing the pelt little chap to get ahead of
me that way I replied that I ihougbi,'
perhaps, his father, or mother, or both
had corny along as he .seemed young
enough to require the care of both for a
while yet. Again a smile lighted up his
countenance as though he pitied nics in
my ignorance of his nbiiity to take care
of himself. Then the smile left his
young face as he said his father was
dead, that he only had one brother, who
was a clerk in a hotel in St. Louis, and
that his mother, who had married since
tho death of his father, was living in
Greenfield, Missouri. Then he went on
to tell about his trip out, of his visit
to his brothers and cousins in St. Lauis,
and of the expopition in that city.
When he paused, almost out of breath, I
said, "But were you never away from
home alone before." At this he blush
ed a little and hung his head as ho re
plied, "Well, n-o, never, except when I
took a trip down to Arkansaw on my
own hook lat spring.'' By his "own
hook" I knew what sort of a trip that
was and so said, "Oh, you ran ot!', did
you?" He nodded his head affirma
tively and then as one question brought
on another we soon became fast friends
and"ho told the whole story and how it
But, boys, before you hear it, you will
want to know their names. Can any of
you tell me what the Missouri boys are
called? You are called "Buckeye"
boy3 because you live in the "Buckeye"
State. Now, whatare they called. Some
one savs "Pukes," and that is right, but
it isn't half as nice as the -name of
Buckeye," and I don't believe there is
a boy among you that would call another
one a "little Puke,'' no matter where he
was from, unless you were mad at him,
or wanted to make mm mad at you.
That is the way with me. I am not mad
at anv of theso bovs and don't want to
make them mad at me, and if I should
call them "Pukes" I might have all
three of them on me at once ; that is,
they should ever find out who wrote
this and then should catch mo out some
day. I might call them by their nick
names if I only what they are, but
"there is where the fox crosses." The
one that told me the story used to be
called "Dutch" by the hoys at home,
but when he came out here the boys
took to calling him "Dinks." That
the way with boys. No two sets of them
see alike. I once went to school with
boy whose nickname was "F.di," but
w hen he came to college do you suppose
the boys kept on calling him "F.di"?
Narv once. Thev couldn't see anv
"Fdi" about him and so dubbed him
"Kid," and "Kid" it has been, and
"Kid" it will be, more than likely, till
he takes tho degree of Bachelor of Arts,
This all goes to show that iiei.plo don't
all look through the same g!us, s. Boys,
did you ever think v. hat a dreadfully
monotonous world this would be
everybody did see alike. .Int imagine
a neighborhood or toriii in w hich every
boy in it thought that one certain girl
was the handsomest, tho wittiest and
the most intelligent girl there; in fact,
tho girl they would all rather go with
than any other. Now, honestly, would
not that be "perfectly awful"? Why,
would be embarrassing to the girl and
boys both. Thus, you see the Creator
has wisely constituted people so that
they don't nil see alike.
Well, the only way, that 1 can
out of the difficulty about those names,
is just to tell their right names;
since I have come to think the matter
oyer that would have been the best plan
in the first place without all this talk.
But every one of you must promise not
to write out to Dade county, Missiouri,
ami ask those boys about the scrape for
you will bo dead bine to get me into a
scrape if you should. I wouldn't have
three little "Pukes" on me at once for
the best farm in Highland county, and,
bv the way, one of them is n great strap
ping big fellow, nearly IS years, so that
all three of them wouldn't leave a grease
spot of me. Well, since you all prom
ise "honest truth," here goes. The
name of the ringleader, the one that is
here at Delawaie, is Alexander llolz,
and his stepfather is a hardware mer
chant of Greenfield, Missouri. The
next is Bob Hardy, the son of an editor
of that town, and lastly, the boys took
in Otis Cuxton, whose father is the mil
ler in that place.
As I stated Alec originated and engi
neered the plan, but these trashy dime
novels ought t" have all the credit of it,
for it was due to them that he first
thought of doing such a thing. He had
been devouring the vile trash, almost by
the armload, until his mind had become
completely poisoned by the stuff and he
could think of nothing but wild bears,
wild Indians and wild robbers. Then
he had always been used to guns, or
ever since ho was big enough to lift one
to his shoulder, pull back the hammer
and fire away. Besides, he was some
thing of a marksman and could kill a
jack-rabbit running, bring down a wild
tui key or prairie chicken flying, or could
slip up ami turn over as many ducks on
the river at one shot as t lie next one.
lie had a Texas pony, too, and would
iret on tier sometimes in the morning
and go oil' -vitii his breech-loading shot
gun and fishing tackle to the river or
large creek, live or ten miles dittant,
and at night return home with tho pony
almost loaded down with game and fish,
it is not at all strange that a lifteen-year-oid
boy, who could do this and liv
ing in a rather wild country, would soon
get it into his head that he could slash,
kill and mutilate bears, bufalo, "injtins
like,' li lie could only get at ;
studied over and dreamed '
..tinio it,,. i ,,;! i to ;,,,.,,'r,.,t,',,r, i
was so excited that he had to do some
thing. He thought, too, that the folks
at borne treated him outrageously ; his
stepfather was unbearable and his moth
er wasn't much better. So he decided
to run oil and do like some of the boys
he had read about. Of course, he would
come homo sometime, but not till he
was a man with whiskers all over his
face ; and then maybe he would bring a
beautiful w ife with him and with a part
of that imineuse fortune that he would
i.iake, while away, he would buy the
finest resilience in Greenfield, and with
the rest would start a bank, and be
president, cashier and teller all himself.
"My, won't mother be proud of me,
though, and won't the 'old man' be 'as
good as pie,' in the hope of borrowing
money cheaper than anybody else. But
he won't get it for 'one red cent' lets,"
thought Alec, "no matter how much he
tries to feed me on tally." After build
ing such air-castles as these, he began to
think of making his arrangements. Of
course he must have a partner; they
always did in story books, or, at least, in
the best ones and he was going to do
the thing up about right. Who would it
be? Why, his chum, Bob Hardy, to be
sure. So one day the latter part of Feb-
' ruary or first of March he proposed
Bob that they should run oil".
Bob did not know what about it, at
first, but his mind had been running in
a good deal the same channel as Alec's
and the latter, by a burst of eloquence,
in recounting his own wrongs and in
depicting what grand things they might
accomplish if the former only had the
"sand" to go in with him, soon convinc
ed Bob that it would be a capital plan.
As Boli thought it over he, also, remem
bered that he had grievous wrongs that
should be redressed in this very way.
I lis father had treated him in a way that
no boy, w ith "spunk and back-bone,"
ought to stand ; his kind mother had
been too hard on him of late and his
five younger brothers had not treated
their manly brother with all the con
si.leration that should be accorded to
one of his years and aspirations and
consequently he was soon heart and soul
in the enterprise.
"Now ," said the sagacious
! have got to
i won't w' .rk
at this thing right or it
We must have a lot
traps and. I ceoutreinents to keep us run-
ning till w e make monev to buv mor
! and furthermore, they must be provided
; w ithout t ho old folks 'snielliu' a mice,'
j or the w hole thing w ill be nipped in the
bud." Bob nodded his assent, remark-
ing at the same time, "I'll jist be 'horn
swoggled' if that ain't the 'mount of it,
p.ud." "Horuswoggled" was almost
mouth full for him, but it had come out
of a dime novel that, either he, or Alec
had read and so it was just the right
word in the right place. Alec smiled
approvingly as he proceeded, "now
the first place we must have some new
shoes, for, c hen we get out among the
red skins, s1kk leather will be no whar
and it 'pears to me wo ought to' have
new pair of trouser loons apiece." Bob
assented to this also, and the boys agreed
to tease their patents until they were
f ( iiiifiu led on eighth ;'"y. 1
THE WOOL MARKET.
Some of the Causes for Its
A Dissertation on the Situation
by Those Who Know.
Kiiiroit Nkhs. 1 have just received
the following letter from the Fast and 1
think it would be advisable toe your
paper to publish it so the fanners can
learn the cause why the wool mat kid is
so depressed. This is it'itbentle. i on
know I niu largely interested in the
wool trade and am sorry to sav, 1 am
caught vt ith twioi) pounds which will
loose me fli'Ou. L'espcctfully yours,
J' m:imi Con .
Mr. Josi:wi I'miv, Highland, O.
.! Sir If you have not seen tho
following remark of the New Voik
A'c.ifioi.ii.-, of March nth, wo think vou
will find them interesting.
"The wool market is lacking in ani
mation and buoyancy but is otherwise!
without essential ciiatU'C. There are
various causes for this w hich it would
be dillieult to crowd into a short niai krt
report, yet they alb. i t the market all the
same. Our members of both Houses
of Congress are wholly engaged on po
litical and financial all'airs uU'ecting the
best interests of this country, and yet
they are wholly ignorant of what" is
passing around them. Before they
make any more laws they had better try
and put the laws already on our statute
books into force. Now, what affects
ot r wool market to-day ? Why is it
languid'.' And in the face of light stocks
of domestic, how docs it happen that
wool dealers cannot realize any advance
on the cost price of t li ir wool! although
all miit know it costs something toearrv
wool, by way of k of inteivM, insur
ance, st o rage, etc. Well, we we re get ting
along nicely if we were only let alone,
and there was everv propec that we
could realize one cent or two ovm
month for carrying line wools. It cc-;s
all of that. Well," we ar. n..t ge'ting
any advance at all, and Texas, ( a!::, r
nia, an 1 territorial have to be sold for
less money, simply because we are im
porting snow-whim capes into I tost on at
a duty of "i I cents a pound which cannot
get. into Sandy llonk less than .'lit cents
" pound duty, and India and China
woois, to sav noi inn 2 r;ooui i ersui, M
iterranean and I Mnskoi, timi their way
into the country on far better conditions
than the pig wool of Mexico. We call
it pig wool because it is nearly as coarse
as hog bristles. The tine Botany woo!.;
have come in as waste, and the tine
French and Fnglish yarn tops have
come in w ith live per cent oil sprinkled
over thorn ns waste. But thi.i is not all.
The Bank of Knglund has lowered its
rate of interest to 1' per cent. This does
not mean well for Jinglish trade, and
tlrngs are in a much worse shape there
than even here, notwithstanding our
mill troubles with operatives and the
Knights of Labor.
Wools have declined in Knglaud and
goods have declined so that yarns and
goods ure coining forward at amazingly
low rates in the grey. It is a notable
fact that some of our prominent manu
facturers have shut down making such
goods, and here is where the Knights of
l.anor will leel the lash thev made for
others. The goods can be piece-dved at
1 cents a yard here and sold at a less
price than it would cost to make thorn
here. Kven now, in the city of Boston,
Bradford dress goods can be found there
on sale which only cost ID cents to land.
U e think tho New hngland mills can
not meet this competition even under
the present duty. How it is done it is
not our province to know, but it is our
duty to state the facts of the case as
causes which atfect our wool market.
'We have met manufacturers in mar
ket to-dav who came away from their
mills, not to buy wool, but to avoid a
collision with their help, and they will
go back without buying a sack ot wool ;
and they have gone into the councils of
the Knights with the aim to reason and
talk common sense with them.
JUSTICE, BATEMAN & Co.
My head felt as if it would burst with neu
ralgia, and I walked the llonr night and itsy.
I Used one bottle ef Al hlupherus. since uhkh
time 1 have not Hiittert d. (ieergeK. Prjerlry,
foreman of J. W. Stoddard ,t Cu.'s mselouu
shops, Dsyton, O. tic
Friday, March l'.ith, at his home near lluford.
He was born January lioth, lsu'J. died March
l'ttu. IShu. aged sii years. 1 month and 2'J days.
Was born at Lexington, Rockbridge county,
Va., came to Chillieotbe, O., when ho was
seven years of age, lived there a short time,
when ins father movt d to Ilili.iboro. purchased
a tar n about tour miles firm liilUbero mid
had a tan-yard n--ar the "Hill City," us he wits
a tanner by trade. ( Iralidd'ttther was united
in urirriage to M'ss Ki-lxoca Walker, in lsjo.
they reared a lame fumilv id' whom four mi
and focr buys are still living. One daughter
died III Infancy. His wito pi-LCid.il leia t"
that ln-tter land about eleven years ago. she
died March PJ'h. 1ST"). H.- has lived m ar Vt iv
reterhtlrg. l iurfax. New Vienna and in di. r
ent parts of the county. He moved to 1 hit
Hun. in Is. is, bought tae farm win re Mr.
Kllshft Strode now lives, wiii'e living there he
jollied the I'. 11. Church ami lived a con-ist, nt.
member. Then selling his tai ni. lie purchased
another about oliediall III lie treiM lti.l'.nd. He
united with tie- M. 11. Chureh. at l'ufird. in
lsiM. He was tiotie-f and Mnoghttorwtird in
his dealings, and v;ch loveil and resptcU.l l y
all who knew him.
S. M Starr, bin youngeM bov. hed on tl...
old heme farm. liev. .'. W. i:ri;;gs delivered
the funeral set nion March goth, after whnli
tho remains were quietly laid to re-t in tlei
lillt'ord eenu tei V to aw ait the resurreetiell of
the just. Thus a home has been tua !e cheer
less, sons and daughters let t tat tierteris, and
smitten with sorrow winch none on eurlh can
heal. Only one brother ef the family is living.
Mr. Win. Starr, of Flat ltilli, living neur tho
Toll school house. His Niter.
March 2 1st, lssti.
Ill" Vlll'lt OWN PHYSICIAN
A lady who
was for vears a great suite
Complaints and weaknesses, so coinnien to her
sex, and tlsspa.red of being cured, finally
found reinedus which completely cured her,
after all else had failed. Any lady can Use the
remedies and cure herself, without being sub
jected to a medical examination. Frem grati
tude she will send no.K, lieoilies. Ulll-uati d
Treatise and full directions, sealed. Address,
twith ststupi, Mus. W. C. Ihii.MKS, t'5s llruad
way, N. V. (Aieiie t!'- e.) mul-lvl