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UNION STATE TICKET.
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r Auditor of Stale-COL.JAS. (10DM AN.
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, C'omp.of Treeanry MOSES S. BRAILY.
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. lb Coaelilatibnal Amendmeut YES.
Common FleM Judge, W. W . JOHNSON
. For Booitor CAFT. II0M2TU C. JOKES,
for lUpreenUtlvelON. JOHN FEE.
, ' Coityh;pioner-BrNJAMlN HAWK.'
1 BiirYeyor 8YI.VANU8 BABTLETT.
' FIRST 6DH OF TUE CAMPAIGX!
.V ..',' -v. -- ' '
: at v
rmAY, ai i st so
; GEiVERALT C. IEE,
Our Candid ito for LUot, Guvernor;
. HON. ! C. S. HAMILTON,
Hon. R. C. Hoffman,
T f And . other," prominent
epcaKcra win oe present ana
" address the meeting.
; GOOD MUSIC. WILL BE IN
" lx;t there be a grand ral
ly of the people of old Vin
ton to Jicar a fair, discuss-
.: Ion of the iesucsof the cam
paign. By. order of the
COUNTY TICKET. UNION STATE PLATFORM.
The Union Republican: party ol
Ohio, In Convention assembled tlc-
.. 1st. Tliatonn of thegrent lesions of
the war U that tlib Ainrrlfuu vt'onle
are a nation and not a Cont'edcriiy of
ovcrciirn aim ltiucpeiiucnt Mutes.
3d. That our existence as a nation is
based on the great prlnclplea tin
uounced In the lX;elaration of Inrte'
rieiKlcnce. and vlndlcnted by the pro.
vlainatlon of emancipation, tliecousti
tutlonal anieiidinent aboliihiur tlave
ry, and the spirit of republLclii Dem
ocracy and justice, which underlies
the rocoiistrution pollev of tho 39th
by fully Indorse, Anil whleh wede
innnd uliull be curried into complete
e fleet by every necdtul actorauuitlon
3d. That while we will nlwayg chcr-
ixh and defend the American system
or local and hiuniclpal scir-irovern
menu for local purposes nud ana.
. tlonul Eovcrnment tor national pur
node, and While we are-unalterably
opposed to all HttcmpU at centraliza
tion or connolldiition f powcrany
u here,' we hold that liberty and hu
man rights constitute our great na
.. tlonul boon, which local or State or
ganisations must not. be allowed to
abrtdire or take awav. ' ''
v Mi That imbued with the spirit of
true Democracy., anu uciieviujr. tnat
the powers necessary for the purpose
of attaining the cuds of government,
flight' not to be restricted to! a
Iirivi legged class, but should Devested
ntlie wholo people, iwithout unjust
or odious distinction'', or qualinca.-
llons jiot cquaiiv attainable Dy an
and further believing that these sen-
. tinieuU arc in strict accordance, with
' the spirit and tendency of modern
. civilization, we place ourselves on the
: , aluiple and broad platfuna of impar-.-.
tlal manhood aufiraee, as embodied In
...the proposed amendment to the State
constitution, nppeaitnjr to anu auiu
lnr in the Intelisrencts justice and
patrotism of the people ot Ohio to ap
prove it at cue Dniiatoox. . 1 1
. '5tH. The AmeriAn' neonle owe
! 'debt of gratitude to the brave soldiers
' and sailors who in the late struggle
for our luitional existence, t-onoiily
fought ferour liberties, and for the
urivations. su fieri nir. and sacrifices.
:wM(Jh tliey endured. The loyal men
.of Ohio hereby wlcdze to. them and
to the widows and orphan ot those
I . It m "a .a
v , who ten inuciense oi tue nation, our
yninnthles and substantial support
. . Cth. That we approve and endorse
1 1 ine military administration oi ourois
timrulshcd fellow-citizen. Major-tien
: ItiUYH. Sheridan, in Louisiana and
Texas, and pledare hlru and the mill
tary commanders in the several mill
1 tary districts of the South, the cordial
' support f the Union men of Ohio In
. ,: their efforts to protect the loyal peo
'. ' pie of the late rebel States, And to se-
enre the organization of loyal and
constitutional governments in said
Btatea. ' . -
7th. That we fully endorse and ap
prove of He administration of our
present Governor. J.D. Cox, and ex
tend to him our hearty thanks for the
r- :-faithful and able manner in which he
j ,. j baa discharged his ofHcial duties and
i. - f uitalned the credit and honor of our
3 noble State. ' . ,
0) ! ,,,,,
t .' jKrndderadaTgch, ;lho;' Berlin
Punch, has a cartoon repre
u ' tenting agrand banquet' at the
t Toilleries, in which jLouis i"'"Nfe!
J . s; polion appears in the character
"of "Macbeth,? , surrounded ; by
Irdyal guesta. The party have
net finished their soup wheh a
in the liker
'J.xuse or. laxnunan rises at tne
lower ena ortn ooara, ana tne
eror';and Empress, start
acKinnorroT. vv - ,.
, ftmliJrUjifiQSv jbavje a
?. iffeat deal to sayv vhe has skid
. so little in th cenrse of Ihis
.own;. ; ";!:
lu J I
!IY A m v A'A lllli tJ jl A A AM .i i '
VINTON COUNTY, OHIO. AUG. 29. 1867.
THE SOLDIER'S BURIAL.
Comrade, find for him a f rave
Whtre the hoof. of war steed clatter:
Where bat ehlldUh feet may patter;
uniy ana a grave.
Comrade. Ut Mm wfl! down,
Waa.h noUiot Unil,dafondrl
Thongh o womanly, ao elemlur,
With a eon! o rrne and tende.t '
. Softly a hindwn,)f t. .,
n i vi i - 1. 1 .i . !
vuiurau OT, rvngoij jar ninr uvit
Never itir tnat brown treae, lying
a k lay wnen ne wee eying, - "
With Hi bnlleU ruund him flying; .
Comrade, mcva- him tenderW.
Aa the touch of fondeat mother
Af a fleter won la brother--, T r.. Jj;
A io woman would anothorJ'J '
Jiov mm tenderly.
tt .... .. , i . (
Comrade, lower him gently few; "
tl for him how toon Death' nil 4
But hia face la far more ouiet
Than our own. where life-care riot!
Lower him gently down. " ,
CemradM, drop a toar for him;
Thongh oo? eamp fires blue aa brightly,
Ana in low booh nito a ugn'l, .
We shall min oar meM-mate nlght?;
vtov a tear lor nim.
'.i .: . : .:: i.
Comrade, now our work i dona: '
Soldiers hive no time to sorrow;
nainoriem coarair oorrow
For the atrugglee of (he morrow;
now our won la aone.
THE GOLDEN GRAIN.
Tho urMnl the gralnlthe beautif 1 grain!
uuw ii Magna to in Drone with a glad
t Tfrm, . , ..-.--Bloslng.
thf farourtiio eith, lazier pain.
The grain! the graibMhe beautiful eheaveel
A noniof their jn their rn.tlinir weave.
Tof the graeiens gift that the earth re-
From every liilltlde. everv plain.
Come the farmer'a song a he re a pa the
" grain, ', i . . , . I
And Uio anmioer brecio waft on the
.'Mi! ..' , (.i ) .:;... . (
And no for the grain! the beantlfnl grain!
The guide, the langliing, , with vtad re-
' f rain , ....
Bleai'ng the faitUhlng Earth, In her pain.
NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR
The ancestors of the good
people of. the' United States
went to that 'country ostensibly
to escape the persecution of ar
istocratic England, but alas!
for the inconsistency of human
nature,' they - were very far
from abandoning aristocracy.
when they 'left, the mother
country. Ihey took it with
thero, together with all its ac
companying- notions and ap-
6urdities, and have left it to
their children as an inalaliena
ble legacy, which they seem to
be trying; to increase every
day. t !
; Ii( the days of the goodcol
ony.jif.'.VirginiaV the ...distinc
tions between rich and poor
weje based, u pon laws which;
like those of the - Medet and
Persians, altered not. One of
the most devout followers of
this code was a wealthy plant
er; living lh what is known as
the Northern Neck. He was in
all other respects a frank, open
hearted, manly gentleman; but
his estimate of his fellow men
was founded upon the princi
ples that governed the selec
tion jt his ,;horse8-"-blood.-
Wealth; too, was by no means
an unimportant item with him.
He had our human ' weakness,
ana, like all of us, wasrinflueri
ced more than he even believ
ed, by pounds, shillings, and
pence. t '! r : . :
This Mr. G had quite a
large family ; among them was
a daughter whose beauty was
the standing toast of the coun-'
try. She was jiut . eighteen,
and budding into lovely wo
rn jtyhpod.$7pt only was she
beautiful in Vpersdn, . but j her
amiable disposition and many
accomplishments made her
more, than attractive, and half
the gentlemen of .Northern
Neck were already sighing fot
nerlove.,,, , .
.Thete was in the country at
tnhT Ifmea young mart already
rising in the estimation of his
neighbors. . He came of a good
family, but was, as yet, a poor
young suryeyor, who had
taught, himself in his. profes
sionv'audL who had spent vtnuch
of his time in traversing un
known forests, with nothing
but his compass: for his guide;
and his chain for his compan
ion, locating lands, and settling
disputed titlesj iHe was a modi,
el of manly beauty, and excell.
ed in all the -feats of strength
in which the olden-time Amen
icans 4ook; sne h;; pride. T He
was calm and reserved, and
there was about him a dignified
sweetness of demeanor that ao
carded 'WellTXritbrhjfrank ih
dependence'of character." He
wn? a great favorite with all
who knew him; arid there was
no gatherlhg ;to':hich his was
nofasked." ' - .-'
lip like the young niin, nd It
was not.long before he Insisted
that the latter should abandon
aU ceremony in; hU yiit i to
himfchd come aa ro when he
pleased.'', The!1 iftvttatfontiw
heartily-given, and as prompt
f accepted.'' The'flbng man
liked the planter, aud he found
the Society, of the beautiful
Mary G- a very strong atr
The result was that he was
frequently at the planter's res
idence ; so frequently, indeed,
that Mrs. Q - felt called up
on to a3k her, husband if he
did not think it wrong to per
mit him to enjoy such unre
served intercourse wita their
daughter. . The father onjy
laughed at the idea, an,d said
he hoped his daughter knew
her nosition loo' well to allow
anyttej like love for a poor
surveyor to blind .her to her
. Nevertheless, Mary, G-r
was . hot so fully impressed
vitU this conviction1 of duty as
was her, fathef. . She found
more to admire in the.' poor
surveyor than in all. of her ar
istocratic suitors ; and also, be
fore she knew it, her heart
passed from her, keeping, and
was given to him.' .. '
, She loved him with all the
honesty and devotion of. her
pure heart; and she would
have thought it a ' hapiness to
go out with, him into the back
woods, and ' thare his fatigues
and troubles, no matter how
much sorrow they might bring
her.' ' ' '. .
. ' Nor did she love in vain.
The young man whose knowl
edge of the world was after
wards so great, had not then
learned to consider as binding
the distinctions which society
drew between his position and
that of the oung lady. ' He
knew that in ' all Jhat makes a
man, in integrity nd honesty
of purpose, he was the equal
of any one. He believed that,
except his wealth, he stood up
on a perfect equality with Ma
ry G-r,' and he loved her
honestly and manfully, and no
sooner had he satisfied himself
upon the state of his own feel
ings than he confessed his de
votion, simply and truthfully,
and received irom the lady's
lips the assurance that she
loved him very dearly.
; Scorning to occupy a doabt
ful position,' or to cause the
lady to. conceal aught trom her
fiarenti, the young man'frank
y and manfully asked Mr. O
for his daughter's hand. Very
angry grew the planter as he
listened to th audacious ' pro
posal. He stormed and swore
furiously, and denounced1 the
young man as an ungrateful
and insolent upstart. -.
WM: daughter has always
been accustomed to ride in her
carriage," he said. : MWho are
you, sir ?"
Ihevoung man quickly, and
left;, the house, i .
' The lovers, parted. The la
dy soon after married a wealthy
planter, ! and the young .man
went out again i into the world
to battle with his heart - and
conquer .his unhappy passion.
He subdued it, but although
he afterward married a women
whom he loved . honestly and
truthfully,, and .who was wor
thy of his love, he was. never
wholly dead to his first love.
The tiine passed on, and the
young man began to reap the
reward of his labors: 'He had
never been to the bouse ofMr.
G since his1 cruel repulse
by.the planter; but; the latter
could not forget ( him, as -: his
name soon i became I latniliar
in every Virginian hOuse-hold.
Higher and .higher he rose, ev
ery year,' until he had - gained
a position frOm. Which he. could
. look down on -the proud plant
er. Wealth came i to him, too.
:Wheti the great struggle for
i independence ,-eame he was in
hia prime, a happy .husband,
end one of the most distinguish
ed men in America.; i The strug
gle "trnt on, and t soon, i the
i Vpoor surveyor" held the high-est-and
proudest position j in
the laOd. - vr;ia r ,! I'-'.' j
i-When; the i' American army
passed in triumph through the
streets ' of : WilliamBburgh, ; the
ancient capitol. of , Virginia, 'af
ter the surrehder of ,Oornwal
lis,'the foffioer riding 7 atM the
bead of the column chanced, to
glance up at a neighboring balcony.-
which .wan crowded with
ladies.'-; Recognizing! one ! of
them, . he raised his hat ..and
bowed profoundly.- There was
a.'commotioni. inthe .balcony,
and some ne called ior water,
saying' .Mrs,: Lee . had fainted.
Turning to a young man who
rOde near him, the ) officer Js aid
gravely: .v.---. W
"Henry, ifear your mother
haSjifainted.,,! Yon had better
leave the cplnma, and go to
v asnington,,. once ;Uie 4; "por.
surveyor," but .then commander-in-chief
of the armies of the
United States. ' The young man
was Col. Hemy Lee, the com
mander of the famous" "Light
Cavalry Legion,, the lady was
his mother, and formerly Miss
G- the belle of "Northern
Neck." - ;' 1
The Amenities of Life.
' Thu9 ' says ' the Springfield
There was a noteworthy il
lustrative incident on a rail
car out of Springfield the other
day. .. A big, black but clean
and ' well ' dressed ' 44coiored
brother" entered and set down
by one of the, at least former
ly "ruling race." .The, white
man looked venom at the black
onej and hissing put,' u0o you;
suppose I am going to sit by a
black nigger like you let
me get out," squeezing by into
the aisle, and took a tacant
seat in front, by the side of a
small Yale , student lad; from
Springfield. The latter. looked
at the new comer, and saying,
"Do you suppose I can sit by
you, sir! let me pass out," got
up afld went back, to the just
vacated seat by the bjack man,
The party of the first part, grew
pale with added feeling, and
said: ""Do you perfer to sit by
aiigger?" "I prefer to sit by a
gentleman.n . ','Do. you dare to
say lam not a gentleman!"
'A gentleman never, swears at
or insults a man because of
his color." "You shall be taken
care of, you impudent jacka
napes." When the black broth;
ergtalwart- and ..suggestive,
spoke, in "I will take care of
him, sir." There ensued '"a
splendid passage of '6ilence,"
and the car went on, an d there
was no assault; and. battery for
the Worcester court. 1
Hard on Democrats.
In his . speech at Mansfield,
on the Cth inst., Hon. R. P.
Ranncy said: ' '.'
' "Look at whisky one of the
great institutions of this loyal
administration it '. greased
more wheels than anything
else I can think of. It is taxed
$2 per gallon. Who pays-'for
that? ' The distiller the land
lord? Who pays the landlord?
You and I when we step in to
take a drink. That is the way
it all comes round in the end.
You and I have got to pay it,
and we must get our money
out of the plow-tail and the
bench,or somewhere else where
sweat and toil enter into the
We admit that the whisky
tax is a little severe on Demo
crats. It is severe in a double
sense. It enhances the, price
of whisky, and -compels them,
every time they "step in to
take a drink," to contribute to
the support of a Government
which many of them 1 detest,
Well, they have their remedy.
If .they don't like to support
the Government by paying the
tax, they must drink less whis
ky. It is a bitter alternative,
arid altogether, ' we presume
they will continue to pay the
How to do Good.
1 Dr. Johnson wisely , said "He
who waits to do a great deal
of good at once,' will never do
anything." Life is made up of
little things. 1 It is but once iu
'an age that occasion is offered
for doing a; great deed. True
greatness consists in being
great in little things. How are
railroads built? ' By one shov
el of dirt after another ; one
shovel at a time. ' Thus,' drops
make the ocean. ; Hence, we
t hould be willing to do a little
good at a time, and never "wait
to do a great deal of good at
once." If "we would do much
good in the world,' we' must be
willing to do 'good ; in- little
tbiogs, little acts one after an
other; speaking a word here,
giving a tract there, and set
ting a good example ' all' the
time we must' ' do the first
thing we can, the pext and then
the next, and : so keeping on
doing good.' This is.the .way
to accomplish anything. . Thus
only .shall we do all the good
I m. our power. . -fi 1 ,
' It seems that Dr. Cummings
made a trifling error in his cal
culations concerning the total
destruction to take place in
1867." In revising this work he
found that he had' overlooked
flgures- which add something
like a qufptilhon of years to the
race - which ; thiti ' Inundane
sphere had to run. ' '' ' :
1 . ' ' ilt, 1 y t
. . ;' Tisir; who' speak truth, ho w
ever discovered," Live a right
trt "kii IiriArd:' tbev who' assist
id' disco'vermg it have the yet
nigner ciaim u uvapjouu.
On the 23d of January, 1861,
the ' Democracy of Ohio, in
State Convention, unanimous
ly .... . .- :
. . "Resolvtdy That tho two
hundred thousand Democrats
of Ohio send to the people of
the United States, 'both North
and South, - greeting; and
when the people of the North
shall have fullfilled their duties
to the Constitution and the
South, then, and not till then,
will it be proper' for thera to
take into -consideration tho
question of the. right and pro
priety of coercion.'! t
[From the Stark County Democrat, April
17,1861-A. McGregor, editor.]
, Of 'course our' Republican
opponents will not expect
Democrats to , enroll them
selves in- Lincoln's 75,000
troops; and when 75,000 Re
publicans leavo , for the South
the Democracy will carry most
of the Northern States, secure
a : majority in Congress, and
make peace. Would not this
be glorious? ' ' ,
! A bill ib before the Senate
of Ohio to borrow k million of
dollars to make; war on the
South. , Governor,. Dennison
has issued a message recom
mending it. Abolition is exci
ted1 and getting in a hnrry.
They had better go a little slow
lest they get a back-set.,
Those Giddings Mood hounds
and nigger theives are getting
full of patriotism. , .
[From the same, Dec. 31, 1862]
What is the use of longer
dodging ? Why :not tell the
truth at once? that to subju
gate the. brave Southern peo
ple is an impossibility ; that
this Union of sovengn btates
can not be restored by force';
that war caa separate but can
never restore the Union.
[From the same, of same date.]
- The Government of Russia
has been defined to be "an ab
Boluto despotism, tempered
and modified by assassination,"
and Dickinson and others claim
that the President has the
power of the Czar without any
thing- about the modihcauon
It is not surprising that the
"modification" , has not been
supplied long ere this? Tis
well, pehaps, it has not Rut
let none doubt the "modifica
tion" may be lost sight of and
may be enforced unless the .y
rants and usurpers of the coun
try are1 soon put down or cease
their; iniquities. They are
known and understood, and
whether they are to be lound
in the low knaves and black
guards that dare to show their
heads on our street corners,
and in some of our hotels,
or are to be found in the
halls of . Congress, or in the
Executive departments of the.
Federal or State Governments,
they are "marked and doomed."
Let them beware. .
The modification' may be enforced.,-
Sic Sbjupkr Tyrasjjis.
[From the same, March 18, 1863.]
Yes, we say again, stop this
war! It was wrong in the be
ginningon both ' sides
wrong in its Conception, and
its further prosecution would
still be a greater wrong.
[From the same, March 25, 1863.]
. The war under its present
mismanagement, is so obnox
ious that men will no longer
volunteer inf.be service, and
it has become a "military ne
cessity," we are told, to hunt
up freedmen. at their homes
and firesides, and load them
with ' chains, ; and "with iron
bracelets on their wrists" send
them to the battle field. f
[From the Crawford County Forum,
March 14. 1862—Thomas Beer, Editor.]
:' But iri every species of fraud
and corruption,' in all: manner
of deceit, treachery, downright
wickedness, villainy .and utter
depravity, the party at present
in power is without a "parallel.
Ever since its inception up to
the present time, the list of
its crimes has' been lengthen
ing daily, and each succeeding
crime has been more dark and
damnable than the one before.
Its apetite for wickedness has
only grown keener with indul
gence. It has put arms in the
hands of outlaws, thieves, mur
ders and traitors. ".; ' By
refusing a just compromise with
the South, it drove out the Bor
der States, brdngkt about civil
war, made enemies of: friends,
devastated the country, made
widows and orphans, filled the
land .with mourning, closed the
Southern porta, locked up the
avenues of trade, prostrated
business,-. i ruined . commerce,
destroyed . manufactories, de
moralized society, and, brought
utter ruin Upton the nation and
people.' .(.if-- ! i, ! !. '! .
Authentic "Injun" History.
Pocahontas and John Smith.
BY THE FAT CONTRIBUTOR.
The celebrated Captain John
Smith, ' the : saving of whose
life by Pocahontas is an histor
ic event of no little interest-
especially to Smith at that
time was the earliest settler
in Virginia, (Grant being the
latest settler they have iaa in
that State,) and stands, at the
head of the Smith family, in
that country. We are in
formed that there is a John
Smith living in one of the
Western States but he couldn't
be the same that settled. Vir
ginia, because he would have
been too young at that time
H607UO settle anything. He
eould'nt have settled for ibis
board even; Captain- Smith
founded Jamestown, which was
totally unlounded (like many
of the anecdotes about hira)up
to that period. Besides giving
Jamestown a start,! he started
a number of Indian villages so
that they never, came back
again. It is stated that he
could tiart a village of that de
scnption quicker than any
white man lmng at that time.
He started bo- many that the
red men hearing of it throughl
the daily papers, (the Indians
were well rea in moBe aays ; uo
ermined ' to check his enter,
prise. ' "' t ' -
Smith speculated agood deal
iu corn, purchasing it in the
interior and shipping . it. to
Jamestown,'' which was the
great grain center at the time
Chicago not having yet been
discovered. In one of his trips
in search of corn, he trespass
ed upon the dominions of King
Powhattari,' a powerful chief,
who. from his intrehchments
on the James, had long threat
ened Washington, bnuth.be
ing somew hat overloaded with
"corn," fell into an ambuscade
and was captured by Powhat
tan's savages and taken before
their chief. : After a brief hear
ing, in whioh no witnesses were
examined for the -defence
(Smith demanded a new trial
but it was refused,) he was con
demned to die. He was asked
if he had anything to say why
sentence of death should not
be passed upon him. He said
nothing, in particular, only his
death would seriously interfere
with the settlement of Virgin
ia and might retard her re-ad-mission
into the Union. This
had no effect whatever, and he
was marched to the place of
execution, there was a boul
der on which to place his head
while a sajage, ' painted in the
most hideous manner, was ut
tering diabolical cries impa
tient to mash him.
John gaed upon the prepar
ations undismayed, for he be
longed to one of the first fami
lies of Virgina (the second fa mi
lies had not yet arrived from
England) and he. didn't scare
worth a continental. Powhat
tan, with a generosity that one
would hardly look for in a sav
age, asked him if there was any
message he would like to send
to bis family, and even offered
to take charge of any little me
mentoes he desired ,tq. .leave
for them. He immediately be
though himself of an "accident
insurance".policy; which would
expire about the. same time he
did, and a ticket in a gift en
terprise (only 30,000 unsold),
both of which he desired to
have' sent to his ' betrothed.
Powhattan promised to send.
them by the next steamer,
Captain' Smith then walked
firmly to the block without the
aid of crutches, placed his head
upon it, and bade the masher
to mash ! At this moment the
forest rang-witu a scream, and
a beautiful Indian maiden dart
ed into ' the midst of the
throng. : ' :.
Raising her parasol to de
fend the head of Smith from the
impending club, she exclaim
ed: ' . ' '
"Hold! Red man,' stay thy
hand ! (She couldn't stay it her
self, because she . didn't wear
any stayt.) blay him, and Vir
ginia remains a n-o-w-i-ng
wilderness. . ( 1'iolonged howls
from the savages.) .Spare him
ana rauiy iub coubumuuimi
amendment, and Virginia re
sumes her place in the Union."
1 Some - reconstructed secesb,
savages shouted "Neverl" J and
rushed on - .Smith with their
carving-knives, but Powhattan
interfered !-!i0 ' I -
' "Spare his life," said he; "the
Great Spirit willa it.- This put
Smith in great. epirili at once.)
I .commute, hi& sentence to the
obloquy ol,. founding, the first
One square,..... flOO
Each additional Lwttlbi, t? . i i CO
Cards, per year,. fn lO OO
Local notices, per une,. :.. v:1io
Yearly advertisements. $10O pef
column, and at powrtkmate fates for
lessapaee. Paytfble In (lVanef:i:
VtT Th iceaom c)n toe 'vmum
paper of the town and county; ami
iMYing me largest cirwuauvu v nut
paper la. the cpunty. effjr Jtrperlor
IndueemenU to adycrtlirs. , - . '
r n i i i
amilies of Virginia." Smith,
git.up.and git.", v. '... 't
And Smith goU w '
He lived to fouhf-tho first
families of Virginia, a race that
is mostly run out-rrOf live ptate
of Virginia. ,Pocahon(aS wlibt
across the ;Watet- aa,,yommis:
sioner to the Paris .Exposition
and rowhattan- run-an Injun
Exhibition fon yean after with
great success. . . . . .. ..
Keep good' prtrfcfples,' And they
will keep you. , , , , , . ,. i
If a man's wl it veil bred, he
won'tjiecd ar.y btrt-lief.
Where there Is; aidch fretensl
much has- been borrowed. Nature
never pretend. - ,
r-A scribbler fcHys life bv too short
to drink poor whisky oi Make lore to
ugly women, ; f f;l i .
m - -- , , g, r a i i
A baohaler merchant's aduice.ltt .
alwotlNg-RV wiAiva ?Gkliold of a
piece or callcxf that will WJisH.w
Qo to stnmgers lor charity, f ac
quaintances JffT advice atxd. relatives
for nothing, and joa willalwityshnve
a supply.1 fc 'l.ll. tl
. lYofig man, do you bejieye in a
future slnto?" "In courseYduzjand,
what's mere, I intend to enter It as
soon as BcUy fcts Iter things 1 ready."
Tho latter part of a wise man's
life U often made use of .in-fourlng
the lplllcs, pm-judlces ahd erroneous
opinions he bad espoused the first.
"Madam," said a gentleman to Ms
wife, "let me tell yon, faeta are, stub
born thing.'' 'Jarln mc)-yon don't
say so?" quoth the lady; "what a fact
you must be 1" , . il U v:
, . a . "'
'A disturbed preacher remarked f
"If that crtvss-tcty-ert woman In thetlda
aisle; with red haifwid a bine bonnet,
don't ttop talking, I must point her
out to the xongrcgatiQii.?...
- -r-Book, like friends, should be few
and Well'ehosen.: Like: friends, tecr,
ve should return to them again, for,1
like true friends,: tbey w llj neyer, fall
us, never cease to Instruct, never Cloy
... i i
-. i gentleman; i ho has built a small
house In n sequcKtered ' part ef his
grounds for his private study . (tawed
it -ton friend, remarking, ' Hi re I sit
rending from morning till night and
nobody a bit the wiser." ' '
, - ii .: .
i The Davenports are out-rivalled
by 'tt.iiew wizard' in England, wha
not only shuts himself up in a box,
but gets out i without opening that
doorv and die oes not claim that it
is done by spiritual asslstymcp. , .
A wan at Tortlund, Me had his
house roblwd recently by a Now Tfork.
professlonti), who, on his way home,
stopped, and wrote to Ms victiift, ro
turning a let Of. fmpeis' valuable, tot
the owner -flloiuv and signed himself
"a poor, but honesttntrglar."
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'An interesting little girl,, about
three years ol age, daughter of L. L.
Ellis, of Troy, died yestcrd iy, About
a. week ago she. swallowcdi nikel
penny; A puj-Irlan Was Iramedlntc
ly called, and all tho known remedies
were applied without effect. , ' A
' ".I..... i, . o... ... ... ',.',
A Methodist and a Quaker having
stopped at n public liorMej agreed: to
sleep .in the sauictied.' iThe Ifetbo
dirtt kuelt dawn, prnyecliurvontly,and
confisscd a long catalo'gneef slusi
After be arose the Quaker observed
"lleally, lrleud, if thou ai t aa, bad as
thoii sayest thou art, I think 1 dare
not sleep with thee." !
It is ceftnlnty a curious chemical
fact that the Substances required to
form tnble salt are both of Uiem pois
onous chlorine and sodium. ' Xoono
can use either of these articles sepa
rately w Itb safety, and ye combine
them together and they form sub
stance necessary to health, and one
found upon every table. . . ' :
D. was ft bold, . wicked aan on
dry land. Crossing , the eccarv once,
the ship was caught in thennldst of
a great storm. . D. was greatly fright
ened aud was seen to, go- down upon
his knees, aud heard to uttenthe fol
lowing: ''Oh, Lord! forty-one years
have I llyed and never asked a, fav
or! 6h, Lord! just set my feet n
dry land, and I will, never , ask an
other!" ; ' ,: ' . ' '" 1: ' I
During he yefr ' 1865, ft lady
wrote from England to the Secreta
ry of War a letter as follows: uMr.
Seerttaty of War, WaiMngton, U. S.
Will you please have :.your clerk
send me a list of the names of all
the men who have been . killed or
wonnded in the war la your coun
try, so that . I can see if my son, John
Smltlt, U among theiq?," "
e 11 '"
! A new monastery Is- U be erected
at Dubnqne, and the llerald of. that
elty says: ; Vibe bnlldiag is t be of
stone, now being quarried, aad when
flulsbed it will betbitno8t magulfl
eent and Imposing rbuildlng ,, In the
State., Its dimensions, will be equal
to block of , buildings in thelcitr.
with, side walls foriyv feet liigh, anl
o tie chHrck ft lower 200. feet hl?l..
In the cer tro of the, bnlWIng will l.
a'eoiirt square i of ' J00 rber.' Tlli ! -ligiisj
lf carried oht, : wHI jrlnf l -i.-buqn
ft''rnonasterr iAiH.-o-Wg .
the' grand 1J stm-'.t f'A .f l'.i- ."