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HILLSBORO, HIGHLAND CO., O., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 1886.
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1 'gOHOOL KeM0peBt
And More of His Little Pi.
Lot Him Blow It In-I Told
You So -New Grant Aneo-dote-The
Capital and La
lection. Chestnuts Not by Longfellow.
"That money won't do Klise a bit ot
good," remarked a certain party within
hearing ot the Tramp tho other day,
"for he'll spend it in no time." "Don't
stop him," gently remonstrated the
Tramp (which is me), "for a moneyed
man who spends anything would be a
commendable novelty for these diggin's.
All the rest ot tho capitalists in this
community do the hold-tight act, so let
Rev. Klise waste his substance in riot
ous living if ho wants to." I am always
saying something smart. I can't help
iti I'm built that way.
Henry Ward Beccher (reverend) lec
tured at the Odeon, .Cincinnati, last
week.i We don't get Henry Ward, but
he ain't missed much whilo we are
blessed with the ''immortal J.N." It's
a cold day when Hillsboro can't get even
with the ex-Porkopolis, alias the Queen
City, alias Cincinnati, and don't you re
member it. When it comes to amuse
ments we nro right there every time.
In one of my letters last winter I
spoko of a visit to Pullman, Illinois,
wheie the whole town is owned by the
Pullman Car Company, and I said that,
although the place was beautiful and
the workmen had good homes, the idea
was un-American and that too much
power was given the employers. It'is
little better than a baronial estate with
fiefs, and in lost January a Chicago
paper created somewhat of a sensation
by tho reports of remarks made at a
meetine of tho Chicago Presbytery in
regard to tho desperate struggle of the
churches at Pullman for existence, ow
ing to excessive rentals charged by the
company. The pastor of the Presby
terian Church, the Rev. McOaslin, ap
pealed for aid for his congregation. It
was $750 behind on the lost year. It
pays the company $1,200 rental for the
church, and besides that, is compelled to
pay $2.25 per 1,000 feet for gas and $186
for 'steam heating. He said the company
had agreed to heat the building, but,
would not keep,its contract, and that ho
could say more, but the company could
turn him put of his house on ten days'
notice. An elder said that since he had
gone to Pullman to live he had grown
poorer, and had not bought a suit of
clothes fortwo years. Another. minister
said: "I preached once in1 the, Pullman
Church, but, -vith the help of God, I
win never preacn mere again xne
word monopoly seems to be written over
the pulpit and pews. It blazes forth
from every window, and seems to' burn
between the lines in the hymn-book. I
thought the organ groaned monopoly I
monopoly 1 in all its lower tones." Rev.
Scotof the Reunion Church, which is
heavily in debt, said 'he would soon re
sign. The Pullman shops are a. big in
dustry, but like, all monopolies they are
inclined to. make hogs .of themselves,
and I repeat that the plan isn't adapted
to the .wants of , this country.
The posthumous works of Hugh Con
way are, second in number only to the
never-bofore-in-print stories of General
Grant. The1 latest of the latter, and it
is well worth repetition, is to the effect
that when visiting' the once-buriod city
of Pompeii, the Grant party came to a
building with a closed, door. The guide
told him that he and the gentlemen'of
his party could enter, but none of the
ladies, to which the General, replied: "I
adi1 obliged to you, my friend, but I must
respectfully inform you that I never go
where I can not take my wife." And
the fellow who1 .fixed that for print ap
propriately, adds: "Were all individuals
under the influence of such a pure sen
timent, the world would be wonderfully
Reformed. Thousands of young' men
would be saved -from ruin, if they would
'never go 'to a' place' where they could not
take a'sister or a female friend." ,
1 -Beautiful 6d''Spaih!' Fjtir'pldrstick-intiio-niudCastiliat
.Ignorant old king
dom of. the moon-lit Alhambra! t Super
stitious, illiterate fanatical,''8uffering,v
what'are'you .'good 'lot 'anyhow'?',. Qbol-
rt jfnowB.down your, populaceJUi whole
pmpons, ana , ine i survivor suner irons
hunger and want, and yet every summer
your capital cltvpays Lartijo, the torea
dor, $30,000 1 for Jumping' out of the
way; of 'Angered, innocent bulls and then
lickih'jH, them, .full of, cruel" arrows as
tljey,go past'. The same son-of-vgun
(whoiougbtito be in Sing-Sing) makes
$50,000 during, the winter season while
indulging in the -Christian pastime of
killing mpro, bulls for the benefit of the
Door folks of the provincial towns, who
can't go1 td Madrid to witness the noble
sport 'A news 'note' says hat last year
he killed 345 bulls without receiving a
cratch, but Louie Weasel couid do aa
BiUob.'They'heMmlktlonaries in Spain t
little ordinary' civilization wouldn't
hurt tho land. I have heard strong
men, whose stomachs weren't so easily
turned ordinarily, say that with them
the bull-fight invariably had the effect
of an emetic. Jim Robinson (the great
bareback ridor) witnessed n number of
fights in Havana aad Madrid, and I
heard him say that they always affected
him in that way; and I have heard him
speak of them as too disgusting to tell
about. While the maimed and suffer
ing animals or horses that had been
fatally gored, were rolling in the dust,
the fair daughters of the Peninsula (who
wouldn't have broken a fast day or
danced in Lent for anything) went wild
with rapture, waved their fans and hand
kerchiefs in testacy, and cheered the
sclenced butchers like a youthful torch-
bearer in a political procession. Spain,
you miserable old excrescence, some
body ought to spit on you and drown
you, or teach you some sense. You
have outlived your usefulness, and
ought to fly away and be at rest Bull
fighters come high, but they must have
'em over there.
'The' belligerant' aspect of capital and
labor .all, over the country is by no
.means encouraging for business. Hills
boro, indulging in uer well-known in
clination to mimic places metropolitan,
is indulging in her little strike, and,
though no one need ever doubt but that
(capitalist that I am) my sympathies are
invariably with the man who labors,
this matter is too close to home for me
to say anything about it. Business is
most certainly dull here, and our con
tingent of loafers (which, like the poor
and the ice-cream joke we have always
with us) was never stronger in point of
numbers or more flourishing than now.
If things don't improve pretty soon wo
might as well sing tho doxology and be
Tho most uncomfortable being in the
world is the newspaper compositor when
a girl comes, or a number of girls
sweet, good-looking ones come to the
office to Bee "how they make news
papers." His heart palpi-pi-pi-tates
with lightning rapidity when the dingy
door opens, and in place of "shut the
door" in 8-line pica wood type he sees a
timid, smiling face, and when that one is
followed by three, four or half a dozen
like it, the palpitation does anything
but become more subdued. This may
be for a number of reasons. Firstly, it
may be that he thinks that the one with
the blue eyes, or that one with the
brown eyes, or that one with the gold
specs is just about the cutest bit of hu
manity on this terrestrial ball ; or, sec
ondly, because, (and this is more marked"
when the first supposition is correct) ho
realizes that ho has ink on his nose and
remembers that tho last patch that a
doting mother placed where it would do
the most good on his pants is remarka
bly conspicuous in his coatless condi
tion;, or, thirdly, because he is naturally
so very bashful that the sight of a young
lady always makes his heart flop ; (most
compositors are that way.) Meanwhile
the foreman (who generally wears toler
able good clothes and sports a watch
chain) shows r the beautiful bevy how
the. big press works, and explains how
they lock up the forms, each step bring
ing the group nearer the cases. All this
time the compositor is steadily and
rapidly forgetting all he ever knew, los
ing his place on the "copy" with clock
work regularity after ever second word,
and blushing red to the small of his
back.t But when. they start) toward his
case the last straw falls upon" the poor
camel's back ; -and when he hears the
foreman- tell them how rapidly he can
"stick 'em up," and the sweet eyes gaze
admiringly yet bashfully (perhaps real
izing that they havn't been introduced)
upon his nimble fingers he loses all
power over his muscles and his fingers
fly rapidly even frantically from box
to box, regardless of "copy," and he
wishes he had died long time ago and
gone to heaven. Tin girls say "Ah,,
and "Oh," and "Oh-h-" in solos and
chorus, and it is not until half an hour
after they have expressed their obliga
tions to the foreman and disappeared
that the circulation is aroused in the
compositor's i frame, and he is able to
distinguish a ' ffl f rom a 3-em quad. And
the ejaculations that seeth and burst
from ,the sanctumwhen the proof of
the 'stickful hotget up during the visit is
read would hardly be fit for publication
in a' moral rJaper like the' News-Her
am. It looks like a clipping from a
Cherokee newspaper.! ,,How do Iknow
tU8,r,lrbee nere, genue reaaer, i.uieu
you ; but don't give it away: I have been
there myself, -and' the soul-harrowing
memories of ono or two such experiences
will haunt mo to the last. Excuse my
tears I can't help it.
'Extra syllables soirgested by Hugh McNiooL
'as making It mora expressive of the emotion.
fSee Puct on '"Ostleroe."
'Bulgarian'' war map" Is better, but it has
been used. "
r ,The following, like all great specimens
of poesy, waa quickly "dashed off 'V one
day last'week, and may lack the fire and
beauty that 'marks' most of my masterly
effusions. I was sitting In the News
Herald (then the News) sanctum, when
tho idea struck; me. ,1 mentioned it to
McNlcol and he fairly went into hyster
ica oyer the, brilliancy of the thought.
Thus encouraged I went around to Bob
Duffey'S library, and with Longfellow's
immortal-line as a, pattern I chopped
out the following charming verses. I
will writo verses of tho same style and
quality (as I havo not destroyed tho
plate) at tho extremely reasonable rate
of $1 per dozen, but I would impress
upon all the advisability of coming
early and avoiding the rush. It will be
observed that in the lost lino of the next
to the last verse I havo sacrificed
euphony for realism. I think my line
there used mora expressive than the
corresponding line of Longfellow's,
though I hope I will not be accused of
egotism for saying so.
"CHESTKUTs!" A PARODY.
The shades of night were falling fast
As through a part pine village passed
A youth who bore 'mid pure lake ice
A basket with a strange device :
His breath was bad. His chin benesth
Rhone like my sabre in Its sheath,
While e'er his voice bazoo-like rung :
(How is it he was never hung ?)
"Uhestnuts ! "
In tall French flats lie saw the light
Of tenth-rate gas, though aught but bright ;
Ho heard them spring the coachman joke,
Then frowned a frown and thus he spoke :
He heard a maiden, flute-like, sing
Mikado airs of flowers of spring
"Flowers that bloom In the spring, tra la."
But he echoed back in a loud guffaw s
"Oh ! stay," the maiden said, "and rest
Thy weary head upon this breast "
But he only turned and wunk his eye
And answered with a deep-drawn sigh :
"Try not the pais," the showman said,
"The manager might smash your head.
What would you hear, were you inside ? "
'Twas then a brazen voice replied :
"Beware the birch-tree's limber branch,
Beware tho Memphis Avalanche;"
The actor cried ; then turned in fright.
Voice : (in t'io gallery's dismal height)
The end-man told the Ice-cream joLe,
While not a smile the silence broke,
Till dead-head in the entranco wide
Lifted his voice, and thus he cried :
"Chestnuts ! "
"I'll pay you when I sell my hogs,"
To the country printer wrote old man Scroggs,
Bnt the editor wished that ho was dead,
I'd judge, from the manner in which he said :
Upon the train that files along
Toward the land of sun and song
Oft comes the train boy, slowly by,
And this the burthen of his cry :
"Chestnuts ! "
The villian in tbo mud was found
By Bud McKeeban's lop-eared hound,
Still grasping in his hand of flesh
The basket that held "roasted fresh
There in the moonlight cold and gray
Chilly, but beautiful, he lay,
While froi the man behind tho bar
A volcd fell like a thousand of brick :
In after times, as years rolled 'round,
They planted tree-lets o'er his mound,
And when they grow the grave-yard o'er,
Bv wagon-loads those tree-lets bore
Folly.-Babies are allowed to suffer and
scream with pain from colic, when one dose of
Dr. null's Baby tsyrnp win remove tne cause.
A quarter of a century's constant use proves
the value of Day's Horse Powder. Twenty
If there'f anything in the "survival of the
fittest" Dr. Bull's Baltimore Fills must be
"counted in." fio
Next month the City of New York will
be 200 years old.
Scrofula diseases manifest themselves in the
ring. Hood's Saraaparilla cleanses the
blood, and removes every taint of scrofula.
The eight hour law will go into effect
in Washington May 1.
Fits. All fits stopped free by Dr. Kline's
Great Nerve Restorer. No fits after first dsy's
use. Marvellous cures. Treatise and 2 trial
bottle free to fit cases. Send to Dr. Kline, 981
Arch street, Philadelphia, Pa
Jake Sharp paid out $375,000 to law
yers in building his Broadway railroad.
If you would eat with appetite, digest with
comfort, and sleep with tranquility, use Dr. J.
H. McLean's Homoeopathio Liver and Kidney
Balm, tl.00 per bottle,
For ssle by Seybert
The report on the Paris Exhibition of
1878 shows a deficit of 32,000,000 francs.
Since I st
troubled me for twenty yi
started using Dr. Thomas' Ecleotrlo
Oil, have not had an attack,
Tho Oil cures
aore throat at once." Mrs,
The Comstock lodo has beep worked
to a depth of 3,200 feet, an'd has produced
.Theolroulation of, the.blood quickened and
enriched bears life and energy to every por
tion of the body, appetlto returns, the hour of
rest brings with it sound repose. This can be
secured by using Dr. J. H, iMcLean's Horacco
pathio Liver and Kidney Balm, f 1.00, per
bottle. For sale by Beybeit A Co, ' '-
TheConneticut Legislature has passed
a bill' making it lawful for infidels' to
testify in court.
Physicians inform us that rheamatUm ii
produced by the presenoa in the blood, of cer
tain irritating aoida developed in the stomach,
and taksn up by the absorbents. Dr. J. H.
McLean's' HomtDoppat bio Liver and Kidney
Balm will eradioate the poison from the blood,
and oura rheumatism. 1.00 per bottle. For
sale by Seybert A Co.
The works ot art which Mrs. Morgan
gathered about her brought during the
entire sale the sum of $1,205,400. 'it
will be remembered as one ot the most
extensive sales of the kind over known.
For the News.
THE ARKANSAW TRAVELERS,
A True Story for the Boys.
iiv moiiiAsn hoy.
They found every thing all "hunkcy
dora," as Bob expressed it, except the
pony's temper, which not naturally
sweet, had not been sweetened any by
standing at "post oats" all night. Alec
threw her a good feed of corn, while
the other boys set about packing all of
their things they could in a pair of old
saddlo bags. These being nearly filled
with powder, shot and cartridges, they
were not light, by any means and as
thoy picked them up and placed them
on pony's back, she suddenly became
aware of this fact and remembering her
wrongs of tho previous night, as Otis
came up behind her, she suddenly
reared up at tho rear and sent the great
burly fellow sprawling into the bushes a
few feet away. Bob and Alec fairly
roared .with laughter, as Otis picked
himself up out of tho underbrush, re
marking with some very strong adjec
tives and interjections, that ho did not
know that thing was a breech-loader or
that it had a double charge in. He was
not seriously hurt, however, as he had
been in too close proximity to the pony
to give her heels a fair sw eep. Every
thing being now packed and placed on
the pony, except the firearms, the boys
thought best to move on, for fear tho
racket raised by Otis an'l the pony,
might bring out the town people and
their plans might be interfered with.
All things being now ready, Alec, tho
officer of the day, gave the order, "For
ward, march !" and the trio moved off in
good style, with Bob in the middle lead
ing tho pony and Alec andOtison cither
side. They took the nearest rut to the
public road and reaching it, took the
prong that lead due south toward "Ar
kansaw," a custom that they uniformly
observed. When they came to a cross
road and wero at a loss to know which
prong to take, they would consult the
compass and then take the ono that ran
the nearest duo south, for they wore
anxious to be light hearted "Arkansaw
travelers" as soon as possible. "That is
something of a bear State, too," they,
thought, "and it is where Davy Crockett
killed 50 or CO bears in a few weeks,"
and why could they not do almost as
well, since thero were three of them
and all crack shots. Reaching the road,
they pushed on at a brisk walk, as they
were desirous of putting as many miles
be'tween themselvesand Greenfield, that
day, as possible. This they kept up,
with little intermission, until almost
night. They frequently met persons
with whom they were acquainted, and
to their inquiries as to where tho boys
were heading for, they were informed
that it was their intention to go into
camp down on the river; as parties fre
quently did this for week's at a time,
little or no curiosity was excited. Dur
ing thd day, perhaps while stopping to
eat a bite of dinner, they took an inven
tory of their casii on hand and it was
found that Alec had 55 cents, Bob 35
and Otis 15 ; total, one dollar and five
cents. It was very evident this would
uotlast three naturally fast men, very
long, but it did not seem to cast a dam
per on their buoyant spirits. Alec re
marked that it might not have come
amiss, if he had succeeded in getting
hold of $50 of his own money, which
he had entertained strong hopes of for
awhile ; but, like the fox that was un
able to reach tho grapes, he consoled
himself with tho thought that ho would
havo been little better off, had he suc
ceeded in getting it. Tho other boys
were kept in tho best of spirits, by tho
assurance that their money would easily
run them to "Arkansaw" where they
would be "dead sure to strike a bonan-
or even if they didn't when "Ar
kansaw travelers" they would have no
use for "chicken feed,"
Toward night, they came to a small
river which boro the name of Turnback
creek, for the reason that an island al
most made it "turn back" in its course.
Alec mounted his pony, rode across and
landed the things on the opposite bank ;
then, by making two trips more, he
brought his companions over boliind
him and landed them dry shod. Thoy
then went up the stream, some distance,
to a cave they knew of, stowed their
things away in it and leaving Otis, with
pony, to stand guard, Alec and Bob
struck out with their guns, to lay in a
supply of fresh meat.
Before going far, Alec saw a rabbit a
a few feet in front of him. He felf that
rabbit was just as good as in tho frying
pan, cooking for supper ;' but 'Mr. 'Rab
bit did not think so as he jumped out of
his nest, and "vamoosed." lec banged
away at the spot his rabbitsbip had va
cated, tearing a hole in the ground, big
enough to buiy two or thrco good sized
rabbits. As the cottontail disappeared,
Bob, who was almost convulsed with
laughter at Alec's good marksmanship
and tho blank expression on his face, suf
ficiently composed himself to cry out:
"Say, 'Dutch', s'po3e that had been a
grizzly, you w'ould bo-scratching up a
uurn stump now, wouldn't you?" Alec
was too much chagrined to mako any
raply to this and as ho had now replaced
the empty shell by a loaded one, he
started on, vowing vengeance on that
rabbit, or the next one he clapped eyes
on. It seemed to bo a poor evening for
garao and they returned to camp with'
only a wild duck. This was soon dress-
cd and cooked, and the trio sat down to .
make supper on bread and jelly, coffee
and duck. They wero all in high spirits,
spito of their poor luck in hunting, and
a warm supper and hot coffee seemed to
make them still more light hearted
The huge firo they had built, lighted up
the narrow gnrge in whicli they had en
camped and tho trees on tho bluff cast
their weird shadows far up and down
the creek. Tho foro part of tho night
was spent in reading the jokes in .some
almanacs they had brought along for
just such an occasion. The jokes were
good and tho boys laughed loud and
long, for they were in a laughing mood.
Twelve o'clock came before they thought
of it, sinco there were no old folks to re
mind tliem it was "time for little folks to
be in bed." Some one proposed to have
some more coffee and so the coffee pot
was placed on the coals and its singing
soon told them it was boiling. After
being revived by this, they again turned
to tho almanacs and enjoyed some more
joke?, so that it was not until 2 o'clock
in tho morning that they rolled them
selves up in their blankets and fell
At 7 o'clock the next morning, they
awoke, stiff and sore. Going down to
tho creek, they washed their faces in
tho ice-cold water, no doubt remember
ing at this juncture, that there was a
slight difference between washing here,
and at home in the kitchen with warm
water and drying with a nice, clean
white towel. But no ono mentioned
home. They were determined to keep
"a stiff upper, lip."
Breakfast consisted of hot colfee and
the remains of the duck and bread and
jelly. This being finished, they broke
camp and once more turned their face
toward "Arkansaw." But to-day they
did not want to be be seen on tho pub
lic road and consequently they struck
through the timber. As tho supply of
provisions was exhausted, with perhaps
the exception of a little bit of lard, Bob
took the center with tho pony while
Alec and Otis ranged themselves on
either side in the hope of killing some
game as they went along. As Bob was
a little in advance, ho sighted a large
flock of wild turkejs ; but ere ho could
tie the pony and get his gun ready, the
turkeys were out of gun-shot and as
neither of tho other boys caught sight
of them they were turkeyless. During
tho day, Alec shot two mallard ducks
on a pond and one of tho other boys
killed a couplo of birds, so thoy were
cheered with the prospect of not going
suppcrless to bed. Along in the after
noon, an unoccupied old cabin was
sighted, and as it looked very much-like
rain it was decided to put up hero for
tho night. In a little lot surrounding
the cabin, five or six rabbits wero Feared
up, two of which were killed. They
had stopped at a farm house and bought
some salt and seasoning, and some meal
to make johnny cakes, so that they now
felt quite independent. Tho game was
dressed and a part of it salted down,
while the birds and one of tho rabbits
were cooked for supper. As it began to
pour down rain soon after reaching the
cabin, and not being supper time, they
took their guns and retired to an old
barn close at hand, where they shot at a
mark in tho hope of improving their
skill in this respect. Supper being over
that evening, they turned in much
earlier than on the previous night as
tho almanac jokes had become stale and
besides, they were beginning to feel the
need of more sleep. Alec was consider
ably concerned about feed for his pony,
as she had been living mostly on air,
sinco they had started, and he feared
she could not hold out much longer,
without some stronger provender.
After breakfast tho next morning, as he
was hunting in a stock field close by, he
stumbled on an ear of corn that had
been left by the careless buskers. In
hope of finding a feed for pony, he pro
cured a sack, and by diligent search,
found over a bushel of nico yellow ears.
This revived its spirits, as well as pony's
and the boys broke camp that morning
to the tune of, "We're marching through
Georgia," but ot course the last two
words meant, "to Arkansaw."
About noon they came to a river,
larger than any stream they had yet
crossed. As usual, Alec made the first
trip with tho things. The water kept
getting deeper and deeper, as he neared
tho middle of the stream, and it was
only by dint of strong exertion that
pony kept her feet against tho current.
The middle past, tho current was less
swift, and the water gradually grew
shallower toward the farther bank. The
things were landed on that side and, by
a second trip, Bob was set down beside
them. 1 As Alec turned pony's head to
mako the third trip, Bho plainly mani
fested by her unwillingness to plunge in
that, she had had quite enough of a bath
in that ice-cold water, for olio day.
Nevertheless, at the word from her little
master, she obeyed and they were soon
across to where Otis was waiting. He
was 17 years old and rather largo of his
age, 60 that pony now had the heaviest
load she had yet carried. Having got
ten on behind Alec, they again pushed
intb the turbid water. ' By holding his
feet' up, Alec had not yet gotten the least
bit wet, and as they neared tho middle
of, tho stream, Otis following his ex
ample, kept continually raising his pedal
extremities higher and higher, as the
water rose on the sides of the pony.
Continual nn eight page.
THE BONO OF .IAN!:.
Til TANK ADAtn "MIT1I.
A little girl,
Came tripping down tbo lane,
The violets sweets
Beneath her feet,
Ail wished their name was Jane.
The roses red,
That touched her head,
As she skipped through the lane,
Dropped all their leaves
In loving sheaves,
Because they envied Jane.
The lofty trees
Bent in the breeze ,
Which swept acioss the lane,
And curt'sied Ion
With stately show
To merry little Jane.
The little bird,
In their own words,
Hang in the leafy lane,
Their morning song,
With some notes wroDg,
For watching little Jane.
The very sky,
With archway high,
Above her in the lane,
To tell you true
Was looking Une,
Because it was not Jane.
Princess, hear my little song,
Bead with frown or dimple
If there be some merit in it,
It is in being simple.
If we would havo powerful minds, we must
think; if powerful muscles, we must labor; if
sound lungs we must tako Dr. Bull's Cough
Syrup. Price 25 cts.
For cuts, bruises, spraina, burns, scalds,
frost-bites, and chilbalns, nothing equals Sal
vation Oil. It annihilates pain. Price 25
cents a bottle. flo
Closing of Ella Templin's School.
Mit. Editor jl ask through tho col
umns of your paper to speak of the
above-named school. And I wish to say
that our remarks are not to give undue
honor, but honor to whom honor is due.
The forenoon was spent in the regular
lessons, and the afternoon in recitations
and declamations by the pupils and se
lect reading by the teachers present.
And I wish to say that the way the pu
pils acquitted themselves during the ex
ercises speaks well for them and their
teacher. The reading was interspersed
with music by tho "Hard Scrabble"
string band, which added much to the
pleasure of the day. Miss Templin
took charge of the school two years ago
and by her energy and perseverance has
made it a model school, so to speak.
She is a lady of sterling worth, and the
writer of these few lines is solicited by
tho pupils to say that by herkind atten
tion and unwavering confidence in
them she has been the instrument, in
the hands of God, of causing the heart
to soften and seek the road that leads to
eternal happiness. The motto of the
school, implanted by their teacher, is
"Onward and Upward." We learn that
she is called to another field of labor.
Before closing a speech was made by
Mr. James Rotroff in regard to the pro
gress of the school and his appreciation
of the same. He was followed by Mr.
W. S. Lyle with a few thrilling remarks
of the happy times that he had spent in
the same old school-house, this being
the place of his happy school days.
The next speaker was Mr. J. A. Fling,
who, in a few well chosen remarks,
presented Miss Templin, on behalf of
the pupils, with a beautiful album, as a
momento of their love and esteem for
her. Thus closed tho last school in
Concord. The corps of teachers in this
township this winter was a good selec
tion and we hopo the Board of Educa
tion will be liberal enough to appiopri
ate enough to secure tho best material
the coming winter. Upon the common
school depends the prosperity and hap
(riness of our country.
A Friend or Education.
Parker's Tonic kept in a home is a sentinel
to keep eickneBs out Used discreetly, it keeps
the blood pure, and the tomach, liver and
kidneys In working order. Coughs and colds
vanish before it. It builds up the health. No
wire mother will be without it. ap
Benjamin Barnes, in Memphis, Ohio, March
Ctb, 1886, of neuralgia of the stomach. As we
see friends dropping on the right hand and on
the left, we can hardly realize that the vast
multitude now engaged in the busy scenes of
life can possibly paBs away in a few years. But
soon they are cut down like the grass. Mr.
Barnes' illness was of short duration, but dur
ing that time he suffered great physical pain
until early on the morning of the Ctb, just be
fore the iawn ot day, when nis Master openeu
the gates of immortality with his golden keyp,
and he quietly fell asleep in the. hope of being
awakened in the image of bis blessed Redeem
er on the resurrection morn. He was born in
Frederick connty, Ud., on the 22d day of April.
1825, and with his parents removed to Belmont
county, O., nine years later, and there grew to
manhood. On the 33d day of March, 1848, he
was united in marriage to Miss Jane Vandalism,
and soon after removed to Highland county,
O., and there traveled the pathway of life for
nearly thirty-eight years. But the time for
separation came. Ue leaves a wife and nine
children (five girls and four boys, mostly grown)
who tenderly loved him, end find it very diffi
cult to become reconciled to their loss.' Mr.
Barnes had formerly been a member of the
United Bretbern' Church, and was a faithful
and consistent follower ot his Maater, but
having very recently removed to Clinton coun
ty, O., lu not united with any church. He
waa a true ana lovmg niuoana, a aiuu iur,
a good citizen and waa respected by all.' HU
remains were Interred at the cemetery at'Cen
tervilte, O., on Sunday, March 7th. .
The circle ot loved ones ia broken,
The father has gone on before,
But why do we mourn or do wo complain,
We trust in God's meter we'll meet again.
Bleep on, gentle angel father,
When life's toils and cares are o'er
We will meat yon yes, in heaven,
On that bright aud golden shore.
We miss yon, oh I wa miss tod,
When wa see that vacant cuajr ;
Bat wa now take courage,
For we bop some day to least you
On that bright and nappy shore.
O. M. L.
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