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HIILSBORO, HIGHLAND CO., O., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1886.
VOL. 50 NO. 34
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Tells of Further Travels in tlio Bnyon
Conntry Ho algo Takes a Few
More Oysters and Attends a
Now Ycnr's Festival.
In iny last chapter of travels I slum
bered the sleep of tho righteous. At
least I hope I did. At all events I slept
exceedingly well, sung to sleep by the
winds of a southern winter and tho
creaking and sighing of tho branches of
tho grove of orange and china trees that
grew around tho ancient house beneath
the roof of which I had sought rest and
shelter. Sly unknown room-mate must
have been an exceedingly early riser,
or it was shortly after daybreak when
I awoko and already he had disappear
ed, though not without leaving a
healthy depression cat-a-cornered across
the couch his graceful figure had occu
pied. mi) you tvnit
Read in a book about anyone awaken
ing but that "tho morning sun was
streaming brightly through tho case
ment"? (Echo is supposed to answer
no.) Tho sun played the samo caper in
this instance ; and to carry out the sim
ile "I sprang from the bed and hurriedly
dressed myself" just as they do in
novels, and soon found myself at Mor
gan's little drab-painted depot, awaiting
the morning tram for Morgan City. The
tedium of an hour's wait was enlivened
by conversation with a couplo of tall,
lank, sandy-complected North Mississ
ippi "poor whito trash" who were west
ward bound, afoot, and who sat down to
rest awhile upon tho railway platform.
Thoy were going to Texas to hunt
homes for iheir families. I haven't
thought of them since, as I know of,
until now, but I hope thoy were success
ful in their laudable endeavors. My
sympathies are ever with the man who
is willing and trying to do bettor, and
n6 ono do I respect moro than the
honest pioneer, though he may not bo
able to spell his name ; and if ho had to
walk to get there I respect him just so
much tho more.
When the train pulled over the long
trestle that spans Berwick's bay (or the
Atchafalaya river) and stopped at the
Morgan City depot T fell ofT of the car
and proceeded to further investigate.
Still there was no Nellie. She would
arrivo that night, they told me. So I
Walked all over the town many, many
.times, devoured raw oysters in large
quantities, inquired threo several times
at tho postofflce for my mail (didn't get
even a postal) and had a general good
time. Thero was one newspaper office
in tho place. I didn't go inside of it. It
occupied a whitewashed one-story build
ing about the size and general style of
architecture of the building occupied by
Cooper's cigar-shop. But at last
NIGIIT CAME A0A1N,
And I sought a two-story whitewashed
building near tho depot labeled "City
Hotel." The establishment tho best
imitation of an inn to be found in all
the town was conducted by a motherly
old lady who in answer to my inquiries
informed me that she kept lodgings
only. Just now I suspect-she had heard
about my appetite and was aware that
at ordinary prices my patronage would
hardly pay interest on the capital she
would havo to invest (pleaso laugh or
I'll be discharged), but when I 'had
dropped a bright, shiny silver half dol
lar (just as they do in novels) into her
hand I was escorted upstairs to tho front
room opening out upon a piazza and
facing the railroad. J deposited my
luggage In the room and went -down
stairs and out into the darkness and to
a hole-in-the-wall restaurant and
HAD MORE OYSTERS.
But night had scarcely pinned her sable
mantle with a star, as Byron or aoino of
us has expressed it, e'er I again (after
taking a. fewmoro oysters) sought tho
seclusion of my chamber at what hail
onco been the City Hotel and once more
I journeyed far into the mystio realms
of dreamland, "In other words," (as
Lon Bell used to say) I went to sleep.
When morning dawned again I arose
to find tho Nellie tied up at tho wharf,
and soon after my luggage was with
that of an old chum in Stateroom 7.
The noxt day the Nellie steamed up to
Centreville, tho appearance of which
placo I have entirely forgotten. I think
well, I know it was a little scattered
hamlet on the Teche, and it differed
but little if any from the thousands of
such places which line the banks of
Louisiana's bayous. It Is situated about
midway between, the more pretentious
Villages of Franklin and Patterson ville.
AfUsr ono day among the groves of Cen
trovillo wo puffed along tho bayou to
Jcaneretto, enough llko Centrovillo to
bo its twin sister. Before tho midnight
following of courso after we had seen
everything to bo seen in Jeanorctte wo
woro again undcr way for tho old, pic
turesque Acadian village of Loreativillc.
NEW YHAll's EVE.
That was tho last day tho last night
of the departing year. Wo celebrated
tho incoming of 1SS4 sitting in a jolly,
jovial group around tho red-hot stove in
tho for'ard cabin I should say saloon
of our staunch littlo steamer. Tho musi
cal chimes of tho bells that "rang out tho
old" and "in tho now" in tho gay cities
all over tho land never reached tho cars
of the merry company far back in the
wilds of tho back-Louisiana country.
Their merry, cheerful tones wero dis
placed by tho clangor (none tho less
musical) of the big gilt bell that swung
to' arid fro on the hurricane roof of tho
Nellie, nnd its reverberations at the mid
night hour did not simply speod tho
going nnd welcome tho incoming year,
but awoko from his shanty in tho lonely,
moss-festooned forest tho woodsman,
and brought him to tho bank of the
bayou where wo tied up for a fow mo
ments to replenish our exhausted stock
of fuel. Unknown to tho laughing,
smoking, story-telling circle the old
year gavo its last gasp and tho infant
year was with us. Tho last story was
told, tho last jovial laugh was laughed,
tho last glgglo was snicked, the ashes
were knocked from tho pipes (of tho
other fellows; I didn't smoke) and
when tho now year's morn was witli us
beyond the shadow of a doubt wo
slipped into our staterooms, and wero
soon sung to sleep by tho slow, spas
modic puff of the engine and the plash
of tho wheel.
OH, YOU l'OOtt cuss
Who has never yet bummed around a
little gypsied it, a3 it wero can you
imagine the free, devil-may-care feelings
of one who has, as ho tucked himself
under tho covers of a coy berth (this
was n warm ono, too, right over tho en
gine room you know) and slumbered to
dream, perhaps of home, perhaps of 7
Ah I I find myself on tho digress; 1
won't. What I intended to get at was
that we did eventually sleep, and that
when wo awoke on New Year's morning
wo wero tied up to a post on tho banks
of tho bayou, and our gang-plank was
out on the same dirt upon which Lorcau
ville is built.
During tho night tho weather had
grown cold. The ground was frozen.
Tiiin ico (something remarkable in that
latitudo) was. frozen on tho surface of
tho water. Tho wind was strong and
cold, and I never folt tho frigidity of a
northern January day more than I did
then, though that wouldn't be called
cold up here, at all. I had gone South
too early ; "my blood was thinned" as
they told me there, by coming south
too early. I should havo waited till it
got cold up north, and then tho contrast
would have been so great that it would
have seemed warm in spite of the frozen
ground, thin ico and windy, wind.
Loreauvillo is a pretty little town
without anything in it that could have
been mistaken for a business block.
There was a postofflce in a littlo white
washed building, a Catholic Church and
parsonage, a schoolhouse, a "plantation
supply store" where anything could be
purchased from wrought nails to whisky,
and perhaps a dozen whitewashed cot
tages scattered irregularly among the
trees. Tho schoolhouse was about the
only building in the placo that wasn't
whitewashed. That night, upon the in
vitation of tho Catholic priest, a jolly,
round and red-faced successor to the
successors of Father Felician tho Aca
dian, a number of us wero present at
A NEW YEAB's FESTIVAL
Given at the schoolhouse. "Bluing
your instruments, me byes, over to tho
parsonago" said the good father with an
accent that told plainly that ho wasn't
quite so French as most of his parish
ioners, (in fact it involuntarily made
one think of Cork or Kerry) "and afther
you've war-rumed yersilves up wo can
jiststi p. across tho back lot behoind tho
chur-ruch and be at tho schoolhouse in
A brisk walk up to tho paraonaga did
not warm us up as it might, but tho
prion jordially welcomed us and
ushered us into the parlor a plainly
furnished, uncarpeted room, with a fire
place in one side and a fow pictures of
the Virgin upon tho wall. Tho un
planed boards in the floor were worn
smooth by tho footsteps of many years.
The black-robed priest bado us make
ourselves at homo, and instructed a
negro woman who woro a red bandanna
kerchief on her head and who was as
black as the proverbial ace of spades, to
stir the tiro ; and for those who wanted
to be wanned up internally and who
didn't object to a taste of spirits in a
medicinal way for a bad cold ho
brought out a decanter containing some
thing the color of cold tea. Beside tho
strange-looking bottle ho placed a pair
of glasses, with tho invitation : "Will
yez bo havin' a wa' dhrop, mo byes?
It'll do yez no har-runi such weather as
this." Now, I draw the veil for a few
moments assume tho pressure, as it
(Mo? What a question I No, of
courso I didn't! How could you think
so ? But then some ol the boys did.)
After we got thoroughly warmed up
wo left the parsonage by tho rear door,
AMD CROSSED TUB CUURCIIVABD
In the darkness of night. Nothing oc
curred to mar tho solemnity of tho occa
sion unless n fow incidental remarks I
Indulged in after stepping into u puddle
of ice-cold water over my shoe-top
might bo bo so construed. Hastily ex
tracting my pedal extremity (my foot, I
mean) from tho puddle, with all tho
spare room filled with water, I congrat
ulated myself that wo wero near tho
schoolhouso and that I would soon bo
warming that uncomfortable member at
I pictured to myself a red-hot stove.
Imagine, if you can (but you can't) my
surprise and disappointment to find
tho schoolhouso tireless but for some
tallow candles, and a gasoline stove
upon which a pot of coffeo and another'
of rico nnd chicken gumbo wero boiling.
Tho schoolhouso was ignorant of win
dow sash or glass. Its windows were
closed with rough board shutters that
illy succeeded in keeping out the wind.
They havo no school thero in winter,
henco stoves and closed windows were
not considered de rigucr. Well, wo
played a fow selections and a young
lady from New Orleans sang Harrison
Millard's beautiful old ballad "Waiting,"
accompanying herself upon a littlo or
gan that stood in ono corner of the
room. Then wo had a plate of gumbo
and tho crowd of villngctij stood around
and talked and distributed some toys
and knick-uacks from a little tree to tho
younger folks, and then ws exchanged
bows and good nights with tho natives,
and went out into tho cold, heartless
world (just as they do in novels).
But wo weren't out in the cold Ion,;, wo
soon reached our boat, and 1 reckon wo
all "eventually slept" another timo.
I shall havo moro to tell of my explo
rations in Louisiana by and by. Before
closing this chapter let mo explain (lest
you form a mistaken idea in regard to
tho trivial incident) that the reason I
dropped that half-dollar into the o'.d
lady's hand was not becauso I was either
rich or generous, but becauso she in
sisted on it, and I thought it a sttoko of
policy just to humor her. I always
humor the whoa, stop 'cr !
An Antl-Froliibition Joke.
Many Prohibition Bibles aro in circu
lation in Atlanta. The Prohibition Bible
is a small imitation of a book, which en
closes a bottle of very good whisky. By
touching a spring nt ono end of the book
tho other end opons and tho neck of tho
bottle bobs up serenely. These bottle
books are being sold there, at ono dollar
each, A man could walk up a church
aislo with one under his arm without
being suspected of anything but deep
They say that in tho warmth of an
election address a well known Demo
cratic candidate made the following dar
ing defiance : "If over I go back on tho
principles of tho Democratic party, may
my right hand cloavo to tho roof of my
Metaphors havo been in many cases
sadly abused, but a San Francisco speak
er during tho late campaign effectually
squelched them by getting them all into
ono sentence. "Gentlemen," ho said,
"tho renown of this glorious victory will
re-echo in golden letters through the
corridors of tho river of timo." Times-
Holding tlioFrc9ideut Responsible.
Tho Indianapolis Sentinel is ono of tho
rankest Democratic papers in the United
States. A day or two after tho lato
election it said :
We havo no hesitancy in laying at Mr.
Cleveland's door responsibility for tho
misfortuno which has overtaken the
party in tho losses of Congressmen it
sustained last Tuesday. We may look
upon the result as a rebuke. Mr. Clove
land must either provo himself a Demo
crat in the remaining years of his ad
ministration or prepare to meet emphatic
repudiation by nis party. Ho has not
vot shown himself worthy tho suffrages
of those who elected him. Thus far ho
has directed his forces against tho party.
Yet wo havo heard reports that ho as-
Eires to ro-election. Wo do not think
o can do so now, unlesshe possesses an
assurance even moro colossal than ho
has yet manifested something wo can
scarcely admit to be possible.
Wilmington Snako Story.
A gentleman in this place has as ono
of his many cats a littlo, half-grown kit
ten,wliich unlike its kind is not timid,but
is as bravo as his big grandsire, so bravo
in fact that he is not content with catch
ing rats and such insignificant' littlo
animals, but he hunts for larger game.
Somo weeks ago this kitten's owner,
while walking down a path in his yard,
was surprised to see tho young Tom
backing out of a bunch of weeds tugging
at'what'was first supposod to bo a rope,
but closer inspection proved it to bo a
full-grown garter snako perhaps two feot
and a half long. Tho gentleman stop
pod to seo the fun. Tom, jr., finally
succeeded in landing his catch out on
tho path, where ho would havo a bettor
show, and then made desperate efforts'
to kill his victim. Ho was not heavy
enough for tills, but ho managed to hold
it and look appealingly at his master
until tho latter taking pity o(.tholittle
fellow, stepped up and dispatched his
snakeship, and tho kitton marched away
panting and tirod but triumphant, and
we doubt not happy over his valor.
"What every one says muit be trne," tint
"Dr. Seller' Cough Byrap" has no equal for
eooght and oolds. Try It. Prico 25o. nor
Proceedings of Their
Full Ucporfc of IJusincHS TraiiH-
nctcri and ltcsolutlonH
The Ministerial Association of the
Hitisboro District, Cincinnati Confer
ence, met nt Westboro, Ohio, Monday
ovening, November loth, 18S0. Itov.
Henry Wltliam preached a sermon from
Proverbs, thirteenth chapter and fif
teenth vcree. Subject, "Tho way of tho
transgressor is hard." It was a logical,
faithful, and in many respects, even a
terrific delineation of tho certainty of
punishment, following crime, vice or sin.
On Tuesday morning tho Association
was' formally.prgarilzed by electing Ke'vr
John Pearson for chairman and llev. L.
M. Davis for secretary. After tho open
ing religious services, tho Association
requested Rev. Geo. T. AVcaver to pre
sent a paper on tho subject, "Capital, its
uso nnd abuse." The paper was ono
that showed that tho wiiter had given
careful study to the subject in hand, and
it clearly revealed what tho proper uses
of capital were and what tho many
abuses wero that can he seen by every
Rev. J. F. McColm then presented a
paper on tho subject, "Atonement," and
presented the views of Dr. Miley, at
some length. Brother McColm is a man
of gieat posltiveness and consequently
his production was one of great force
of expression, and full of Methodist fire.
Itev. V. F. Brown read a production
on the following subject, "Somo reasons
why each pastor should bo his own
evangelist." Brother Brown was strong
ly of tho opinion that every pastor
should pay the piice of being a good
evangelist in his own charge, viz: n thor
ough consecration to his Lord and then
work, and do a good deal of it. His
paper met with a warm approval by the
Association ; and yet whilo the brethren
took this stand, they woro just as warm
in bidding God speod to all trne evange
lists. Rev. James Stephenson presented a
paper on the subject of dress, and used
as a text "Wherewithal shall wo be
clothed." Brother Stephenson advocat
ed tho finding of a true model for our
dress and then forever after that follow
that model. He piesented his subject
in a very humorous manner, and yet
with a great deal of good sense. He
very forcibly presented .tho evils of this
Tho closing session was taken up with
tho subject of Methodism, first in its re
lation to tho children, second, in its in
fluence on tho church lifo of tho world,
third, tho importance of maintaintng
Tho first division of this subject was
treated by L. M. Davis, tho pastor at
Lynchburg, who set forth the impor
tance of tho Methodist Church looking
after her children, by training them in
the knowledge of religions in tho family,
by the parents, nnd by forming classes
where it is possible, and having a leader
to instruct them.
Tho second division of tho subject was
treated by Rev. C. L. Conger. His pro
duction was ono of rare quality, in that
ho showed how numerous wero tho tes
timonies from men of other denomina
tions as to the helpful influence of Meth
odism in almost every part of tho world.
He showed that the church known as
Methodists had had a very wide influ
ence for good; first, because its doctrines
wero in accord with the Bible teachings,
and second becauso thoy were in accord
with reason, and third, they accord with
The third division of this subject was
treated by Rev. John Pearson, who very
clearly set forth tho peculiarities of tho
Methodist Church, and then showed the
importance of holding to them. Dur
ing tho session tho Association took up
tho subject of missions nnd in fact all
benevolences, and it was soon discover
ed that tho ministers of tho Hillsboro
District wero alivo to tin's featuro of
church work. The following resolutions
will speak for themselves, inasmuch as
they woro passed by an enthusiastic vote
of all tho ministers present.
Believing that tho departments of
church work supported by our benevo
lences aro worthy of our fullest confi
dence, and heartiest support,
Resolved. 1st. That we will do all with
in our power this pear to securo from our
cnarges tno lull apportionments asked
for our ereat connectional interests.
Resolved, 2d. That we recommend that
tho minor collections be taken during
the first quarter, Church Extension qnd
t reearaan s aiu during mo second quar
ter, tho Missionary collection during the
third quarter, and tho Conferenco Claim
ants during tho fourth quarter of tho
Resolved, 3d. That tho best aid to an
increase in our collections is a general
knowledge of the great success that is
resulting to tho church from them. Wo
recommend a constant effort to keep our
people informed in tho various lines of
work sustained by their contributions.
Resolved, 4th. That wo urge tho hold
ing of monthly missionary prayer meet
ings, tho organization of all our Sunday
schools into activo missionary societies,
that tho good results of last year's can
vass leads us to request tho executive
committee to arrange for a series of plat
form meetings on tno district this year
in the interest of missions.
The following named persons are tho
Executive Committee. Revs. John
Pearson, G. T. Weaver, 0. L. Conger, L.
M. Davis. Tiie Association adjourned
to hold its next session in Moinoville,
Ohio. L. M. Davis, Sec.
For the American Opera Festival In
Tho C, W. & B. R. R., makes cheap ex
cursion rates to Cincinnati nnd return.
These tickets will bo sold November 22d,
to 27th, inclusive, and will bo good re
turning until 2i)th inclusive. Grand
opera sung in tho English language by
American artists deserves tho support
of the American'pcoplo nnd will bo en
thusiastically received when presented
by such a combination of artists, set
with splendid scenery and stage ofl'ects
nnd with Theodoro Thomas and his com
pany of musicians a larger and better
company than ever beforo for an or
chestra. A ballet corps of ninety-two led by
twenty principal dancers and a chorus
of ono hundred young nnd well trained
singers, are espccinl features of this vast
organization. Seventy-iivo tons of
scenery, properties, costumes, armor
and paraphernalia have been brought to
Cincinnati especially for these perform
ances, all this was designed by the asso
ciated artists of New York ind con
structed by tho first artists and artisans
of America and its beauty will bo en
hanced by novel and brilliant electrical
efi'ects. Tho general admission to any
of these performances will bo one dollar,
and there wero at last accounts, plenty
of choice seats to bo had at reasonable
On Thanksgiving nftei noon n special
performance and nn additional opera is
announced for which tho secured seat
rates will bo reduced and tho general
admission as low as for other operas.
. i .
Personal Mcmorls of (Jen. Unlit. .
Tho wnolo world has bought and read
tho "Personal Memoirs" of Gen. Grant,
nnd now following upon this we have
tho announcement of tho publication of
the "Personal Memoirs" of Gen. Lee.
This is as it should be, for it will bring
up for comparison nnd criticism tho in
dividual histories of these two great mili
tary chieftians, who, like Greek meeting
Greek, led tho opposing hosts in tho final
struggles of the great rebellion.
Gen. Lee's Memoirs will bo issued in
ono volume, but it will contain more
matter than both volumes of Gen.
Grant's memoirs, as tho pages aro much
larger. Tho price will also bo very low,
and tho indications are that tho sales
will be tho largest over known for any
book published in this country. One
houso alono has contracted for 125,000
copies, and tho publishers expect to
print 500,000 copies in the first edition.
Tho book is to bo issued simultaneously
in tho United States and Europe, and we
learn that the demand in the old country
is the greatest evpr known for an Ameri
can book. This is particularly so in
Franco and Germany where the military
spirits runs so high, and whoro Gen.
Leo's genius as a soldier was so greatly
admired. Tho book will bo sold exclus
ively by subscription, and firms desiring
agencies will find tho advertisement in
another column of this paper. Tho
work is creating a decided sensation and
will no doubt have a largo sale.
A Bargain for Farmers.
Wo take pleasure in informing our
readers that The Ohio Farmer, whicli has
a national reputation as tho leading agri
cultural journal of this country, is
offered for tho coining year at only one
dollar per year. Its very large circula
tion, now numbering over sixty-Jive
tliousand subscribers in every State of tho
Union, and its liberal advertising pat
ronage, enables its publishers to give to
the farmers of this country ono of tho
very bet, most enterprising, reliable
and instructive agricultural, livo stock
and family journals of America at tho
very low price of only ono, dollar per
year. The Ohio Farmer is published at
Cleveland, Ohio, is national in every
thing except in name, is a 10-page 04
column weekly of fifty-two issues a
year, and is acknowledged authority on
all agricultural subjects. It is conducted
by an able and experienced editorial
management that spares no expense or
labor to add everything possible to its
value. Specimen copy and premium
list will bo sent free to all applicants by
addressing The Ohio Farmer, Cleveland,
What Started the Discussion 7
For somo reason or other tho papers
have gone to discussing tho question as
to whether any child was ever born in
tho Whito Houso Houso, and it is possi
blo that owing to this discussion Mr.
Cleveland, filled with tho chivalrous in
dignation of a youthful Benedict, utter
ed his Harvard anathema against the
newspaper clan. The discussion has de
veloped tho information that Hal T.
Walker, a Montgomery, (Ala.) lawyer,
was born under the elective royal pro
tection. Mr. Walker's father, J. Knox
Walker, was a nephew of and private
secretary to James K. Polk, and lived
with his family in the Executivo Man
sion when Hal was born. Timee-Slar.
A Story in Threo Chapters.
"While wo contemplato the infinite
power of God, in earthquake, flood and
storm, let the grateful hearts of thoso
who have been shielded from harm
through His raercy bo turned in sym
pathy and kindness toward those who
havo sutlered through Ills visitations."
O. Cleveland's Thanksgiving Proclama
tion, C1IAITER II.
"Inclosed pleaso find twenty dollars
(S20) for tho relief of Charleston." G.
"Inclosed pleaso find flvo hundred dol
lars ($500) for tho relief of tho Demo
cratic campaign in New York." O,
Till! PARABLE OF TIIE GREAT PITT.
Translated from the Arabic by the Re
And it camo to pass that in my night
visions, when vegitation was yet tender,
all nt onco I heard a mighty hissing
sound, and saw, as it were, and I heard
a sound as of footmen on the march.
And something lifted me up, nnd said,
look, "behold ; this is tho sound of but
ono man who is mighty in his mind, nnd
who is on his grand round. Ho is on
his way to prophesy unto one James,
whoso surnnmo is Clianey, who is fa
miliar witli this great man.
And I looked again, and behold, I saw,
as it were, a great "Pitt," Vmd it spake
unto tills man James, and said, I havo
always been your friend, and now I havo
como to prophesy unto you of things
which will soon como to pass, and that
ye may know, even beforo thoy como to
pass. And I now mako known unto
you, there will not bo n Demmy chosen
at our next choosing, and that your ser
vant will not be in your way any more.
And nil things nro bright for you,
therefoie take courage, frail man. Gird
thy loins. Get thyself ready for tho
And I heard a mighty rustling nnd
tho "Pitt" disappeared. I fell asleep
and of a verity my vision ceased.? After
a timo nnd a half a timo I awoke again
and had another vision: a man as it
were, with but few teeth, coming from
And behold, I turned myself about
and behold, tho "Pitt" again appeared
with a sword in his hand, followed by
scores of men witli picks, shovels, stone
hammers, trowels, and somo seemed to
have something under their nrms which
resembled men's winterwear of some
And behold I saw this man from
tho southwest, accompanied by scores
of men, without canes, even, and they
mado war with tho "Pitt," and the con
flict waxed hotter and hotter.
And I trembled for tho man from the
Then at last tho second day of the
month came, when the tribes met in the
great conflict. Then thero wero some
I saw, ns it were, a man with a great
chain crossed high upon his breast, and
wreathed in the shape of a heart, and he
was leading a man who was unable to
And the weak man asked this man
witli tho nickio plated gold chain high
up on his breast, who art thou ?
And ho answered and said, 1 am
lie who was named for ono of tho great
reformers, and I havo been sent to lead
the public. I am in tho employ of that
great man from tho north, who owns a
city in tho West, yea, oven far beyond
the great river, named for him.
Then tho man witli tho great chain
spake unto tho frail man thus,
What way dost thou wish to cast thy
And ho replied, tho way I shot.
Well, said tho man witli tho chain,
didst thou not shoot up tho alley with
that other namesake of another old re
former, to where he kept the sustainer ?
Then ho was pleased in his mind, and
ho spake and asked tho man with a
chain to take him to bed, which he did.
Then immediately it became dark and
I heard voices calling off names and
counting as it were. And it was very
dark, yea, even as tho valley of Tophet
and as tho blackness of Egypt.
And something laid hold of my hand
and said, look.
And behold, I saw as it were graves,
somo wido open, some- half dug, some
partly walled, somo staked off, and I
thought how strango it was to seo graves
dug across a road.
Then a bystander over against us said,
these are not graves as ye suppose.
But aro for culverts, for the erection
of a great pit whicli should swallow up
all others. And I looked and behold I
saw tho scores of men and tho Centuri
ons that were carrying tho tools, stand
ing witli quivering lips, looking down
into tho yawning pit.
And thoy lifted up their eyes, and saw
the man from tho southwest, gnashing
his gums at them and they said ono to
another, what shall wo do?
And they cast lots, and behold, the
tools fell upon part of them, and the
clothing fell upon tho roinaindcr of them.
And a bystander said unto mo this is
tho fulfillment of tho great "Pitt's"
And behold I fell asleep and my vis
ion ended, and thero was no moro "Pitt."
For tho former things had passed away
and all things had becomo changed.
An old physician, retired from practice, hav
ing had placed in his kanda by an Eaat India
missionary the formula of a simple vegetable
remedy for the speedy and permanent cure of
Consumption, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Asthma,
and all Throat and Lung Affections, also
positive and radical cure for Nervous Debility
and all Nervous Complaints, after having
tested its wonderful curative powers in thou
sands of oases, has felt it his duty to make it
known to his suffering fellows. Actuated by
this motive and a dosire to relieve human
suffering, I will send free of charge, to all who
dosire it, this recipe, in German, French or
English, with full directions for preparing and
using. Bent by mail by addressing with
stamp, naming this paper, W. A. Notks, 149
l'owtr'M Slock, Itochetter, N. Y. f 3-eow-10m
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A Boston Girl's Ambitions Townsend.
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Spun Trom Fact Pansy.
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Nature's Serial Story E. P. ltoe.
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The Casting Away of.
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The Story of Nations Germany Baring
The Story of Nations Carthage Church.
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Tho Russian Empire Geddie.
The Two Spies, Nathan Hale and John An
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Half Hours in the Holy Land Maclcod.
Bible Warnings Newton.
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Children of Westminster Abbey Kingsley.
Three Vassar Girls in Italy Champancy.
Boys' Heroes Halo.
Boys' Book of Famous Rulers Farmer.
Old Norse Sagas.
Insect Lives Ballard.
Stories of American Progress Wright.
The Fairy Land of Science Buckley.
Life and Her Children Buckley.
Talks With My Boys Mowry.
Strange Stories from History Eggleston.
Silent Pete Otis.
Please Tell Me a Story.
Littell's Living Age Jan. to Match, 1885.
" " " April to June, 1885.
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Upland and Meadow Abbott.
A Naturalist's Wandorings in the Eastern
Our Insect Enemies Wood.
Petland Revisited Wood.
Glimpses of the Animate World Johonnot.
A Captain's Fortunate Discovery.
Capt. Cotemam, schr. Weymouth, plying be
tween Atlantic City and N. Y., bad been trou
bled with a cough so that he was nnable to
sleep, and was induced to try Dr. King's New
Discovery for Consumption. It not only gave
him instant relief, but allayed the extreme
soreness in his breast, nis cbildrsn were sim
ilarly affected and a single dose bad the same
happy effect. Dr. King's New Discovery is
now tbo standard remedy in the Coleman
household and on board the schooner.
Free trial bottles of this standard remedy at
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P. and II. Teachers' Association.
Tho next meeting of Pike and High
land Counties Teachers' Association will
bo held at Carmel, Saturday, Dec. -1th,
for which the following program has
10 a. m Musio by choir.
10:10 False Syntax Prof. J. W. Bmith,
11 Recitation U. O. Eubanks, Carmel.
11:15 Decimals Wm. Shoemaker, Sinking
1:30 p. m. Music
1:10 General discussion on school work.
2:35 Orthography L. M. Kelley.Cynthtana.
3 Selection Carrie HcMullen, Carmel
3:15 Essay Ida Milburn, Marshall.
3-30 Corporal Punishment A. L. Snyder,
7 p. m. Essay J. W. Watts, Carmel.
Selection Sadie E. Hiatt, Carmel.
Address L. M. Kelly, Cynthiana.
Educational Wants and Demands H. L.
Selection R. F. McOoppln, Carmel.
Address Hon. B. W. Bpargur, Paint town
ship. The Four Pillars rrof. J. W. Smith, Cyn
thiana. Geology J, A. W. Bpargur, Cams!.
Is a very prevalent and exceedingly disagree
able disease, liable, if neglected, to develop
into serious consumption. Being a constitu
tional disease, it requires a constitutional rem
edy like Hood's Sarsaparllle, which, aoUng
through the blood, reaches every part of the
system, effecting: a radical and Dermantnt core
of catarrh in even Its most severe tcmu.it.
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