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THE VINTON RECORD.
Editor and Proprietor.
CrnOE I. V. Corner f Main and
Logan Sts.) Ooposite Oonrt House.
13 A YEAR, IN ADVANCE.
Davli Han. Bamool W. KUvert, Jr.
EaUbllshsd 18M.1
&IHART fc KILVERT,
SUCCESSORS TO ID AVID SMART'
Wholesale Grocexs
INS COHIISSIOH MEE0HANT3.
'Prompt Attention given to the
Transfer of PIG IKON and
other Property from and to
Alio Agents for the Columbui and
Portsmouth Packets,
Watir Stret,beteen Paint and Walnut
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO.
rasrliu3lv;
WILLIAM POLAND,
WHOLESALE CUtOCEB.
Lrfnox and Oommiiiioa Vsronuts
NO. 30 WATIR STRUT,
CHILLICOTHE. OHIO.
Ale I Barrels. Half Barrels aad Bottles.
ssorMtv
0I31B FICTOBY N0.1, 12th DIST.
CIGARS! CIGARS!
' 8IAEFFEB & OAVEB
Talat St., ronr Doon South of Water,
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO,
Hut bow en hand a larf etoek of dry Ct
nn, Several choice brand. fa Rose,
ClaMlfafaaa, I. X. L., No. A.HewgBrand, Ma
aeppe.Ae., sod Mm tnoat brand, of chewing
aad smoking "tobnoro known throughout the
United dtatee. Wholaaale 1'rli -1 reduced on
II Inula of Tobacco and Cigars muhllvl.
POR SALB.
TOWN LOTS AND LANDS
In Zaleski-
THE Znleakt Company, with a view to tha
development of 'the local interests of Zalee
ki.to aeuure He permanent nopeiily, ni.d 10
-add to ita population, and wealth, ara now
nltering to actual eettleta, town Iota and form
land, at low price, and on liberal lorma.
Persons desiring to examine -tha property
and to buy rheap houaea will apply at Iha
Company', offices to
K. THOMPSON, Manager.
CalssPl, Ohio, May II, 1871. If
The Moit Desirable Bei-
dense in MoAftW.
I OFFER for tale my reaident-s on North
street. It con.i.ts of a aplendid daellinx
bou.a, wall Hniehed, insula and out, with
eishl roo-n. and a good (-filar. A good office
Wilding, stable, wood and coal houaeand oth
ar aereteary out I'liil.lniKS. 'I ha prniieea
alainS), acre., imluding I acr-fvineanl,
II tli n lay Hearing vineaj iliere are alao thirty
hearing apple Ireea beat Varirty of amfted
fruit, lwenryve tearing peach tree. be. I
budded fruit, ehernea, nea, plume, and a
variety of ainall litiit Korvui-uhtr particulars
Inquire at Iha ohie'd 1f thia paper, or -at ahe
urami.ee. ierma easy.
deeKMin 8. 8. II0VL18O"..
Wheeler & Wilson
Waa awarded the highest premium at the
WOSLD'S PAIS, LONDON IN 1862
And at the
MIPOIXTION VSIVSIISELLE, PASlMISmi,
avwta.irien'd msi-hinea competing. In May of
this year ire introduced to th.a i-owni; the
New Improved Wheeler A Wilion
whisli not enlj surpesee all ntfcer machines,
but It aa farahead of ta iAl W 'heeler A Wil
eon a tha old waa ahead of other machine.
Iee tho beet far lamly aewinjr. make, the
leak .litrhand rank, higheat on account ol
AJie el.nlcity permanence, beauty and general
aa.lrablen.ua ol ita .niching, and the wide
range of Ita application, news faster, require)
Vase sower aad la more durable
Than any other Machine in tht World
luy no other until yoti try
lli Improved
tflieeterft. Wilson.
The Sewing Machine World
is challenged-
Old machinea read titled and put in perfeel
order a a tilting ooat by catliug on either ol
tha agent.
Kor aale hy
RICHARD CIUW, li-iM u-irtj.,,. n
wMlKGK W.oloaON.J McArttiur.O.
sag IT 1171
DENTISTRY
HAVIMU bean .ngairad in Ine study and
prM lice of liemi.tr for fifteen jeare and
a local practitioner in Jack. on for six yean,
and having availed myaelf ol all the
Modern Impmeaaants in Denkl
Soienoe
1 wnnld reapecMulfy aay toihe r.ltiaana of Me
Arthur and vicinity that I am fully pmpared
to manipulate all the tanoua branchea or the
eeience. Price, aa low a the lowe.t. Work
aa flood aa the be;t. Peraona coming from a
diaunee wuhinx to remain until their werkte
done will be entertiined at my private reai
dence free.
ETHER SPRAY and ELECTRICITY
II. ed in extracting Iceih, rendering their ex
traction comparatively uamleaa. A ft male at
tvndant Iwaya on hand to wait upon ladiei.
ii ve me avail. B. V. UOG(&), Ueanat,
lijuolr Jackaoo.O.
Jackaou Marble Works,
B. F.SMITH & CO.
Main Street, Jacksou C. II., O.
Tneeitiiene of Jaskaon and adjoining eonna
tieeare reapectfully reminded thai we are at
-euting
MONUMENTS, GRAVE-STONES,
Obelisks,
Mantles,
Bureau Tops,
Table Tops.
PABLOtt UEAltXUSTuEd,
Picture Frames. Statues,
And all kinds of ornamental work, from the
beetaualny of
AMERICAN AND ITALIAN MARBLES,
1NTHEHIGI1ESI SI TLB OFAB1
At lower price, than can be purchased u
( . Southern Ohio. . , .
W Challenge vetnptmion, and requstt
an JMmiiijn of our Work and
Trkm. . myl8
mm
VOL. 21 NO. 7.
4 MM
. t s
MC ARTHUR, OHIO, MAY 1,
Iff I
1873.
WHOLE NO. 1,203
O. T. CUNN1NC,
LAWYER,
M'ARTHUR, O.
OKTTCI AT DirO 8T0IB, MAW ITRKT.
ZSallg 1171
EDWIN N. BARNHILL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
AND
NOTARY PUBLIC,
Office McArthur. Ohio,
Will attend promptly to all baainess animated
lehi.earo. uovll
U. S. CLAYPOOLTJ,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
(PRObKC0TII.'O ATTORMKT,)
McARTHUR, O.
Wilt practice i t Vinton and adjoining eonsa
Ilea. Bu.a.aa animated to hia ears piompt
ly attended to. Office in Court Hou.e.
jani01l71ly
UOMElt C. JONES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
MAIN STREfcT.
McARTHUR, OHIO.
OrnoK One door west of Da a Will A Broa.
ttoie.
janv30yt
AMERICAN HOUSE.
OPPOSITE R. R. DEPOT.
II AM DEN, OHIO.
R. FOX, PROPRIETOR.
Livery Stable AKtacktd.
MEAL ' RKADT FOX ALL TRAINS,
The House hae juat been refurniahed
Ihroufhont. Honma rlean aad enanfortable,
the table supplied with trie be4 (tie market
adords, and no paina pared to accomodate
guest.. mart 16 ly
HULBEBT HOUSE
Main Streot, Opposite Oonrt Home
McArthur, Ohio,
JAMF3 WORKMAN, Proprietor
IHAVE taken pnaaeaaion ortlie above hotel,
renovated and partly refurniahed , wd
wil. be glad to aerre the&tdauatnmera of fhe
houe,and eapecinlly my -old friendaof tha
Hooking Valley who way lbs vialting this
point The table will be furnished wiih the
beat the market atlorda.awd rare taken to
make gueala comfortable. Snwd Hablir.g at.
laehed to the house) ChargnTeaaonaMe.
13mar H7S
PKTTO.X COX,
AUOTIOSEEE.
J ILL attend to all business sntruited to
f V his rare.
r o. AwrrresR- .
MtEED'M MILLS,
rintou t'otiNfy , O.
JarHITilm
HEiNKY MAULE,
Merchant Tailor,
Has juet received his
FALL AND W NTER STOCK
Of the latest styles of
Clothe, Caiiim'sei and Veitingi,
Which 1 will sell Tery Low for Caafc.
CilWOM work dona In the moat fa.hionaa
lite and duraMe manner.
Thankful for tha liberal patronage extended
to nie heretofore, I solicit a continuance of
the asms. Remember t ha place
Secant1 Street. Second Door irons Lata
Sinn's corner.
ed
II. MAULE.
JOHN BIECEL,
Formerly ot Bamden.l
ANNOUNCrVS to his friend, in Vinton and
adjoining countlea that he haa bought the
Hotel Formerly Kept by Ohas. Smith
Three doors wsst cf Madi.on.oa
FRONT BT.
PORTSMOUTH, 0.
Um. v . ...ttut i, iVr.n.hntil .nil (a nr.nareil
to entertain the tiaveling publie at reeaonnM
raioa.
McARTHUR
North-east corner of M ain and Jackson atresia
liARTHJtt,OflIO
GEO. W. BRUNTON, Proprletoi
ManuCac turns
Carriage, Buggies. Ixj reutt, etc
auo, wasoas ana ail is or wisss wets
doaa to order on short notice.
Painting and Trimming
olall kinda executed la the nesteat aad noil
artistic style.
KUPAliilNO ot sll kinds in my line w be
promptly end neatl. done.
aWork done at thia eaiabllahmcntis war.
anted to ha substantial, put up solid and exe
cu'edm the mo.t worku-aohke manner, not
to oe excelled in any reaped bv any other aw.
tabtishmaasia thecototrs.
HATS!
Fall Styles,
-AT-
MINEAR'S HAT STORE
PAINT RTREET,
CHILLICOTHE.
Most lift
FAltM FOR ItALE.
, M a. at.raiBE Jennings Faim,
an jLfiTiti x J. one mile norih .weat
aSeem ll'I sh0' Uamdeo, adioiaing
L-JaCtarm of Hon. T. M. Bay,
ooiiiaiaiag 180 .urea, 10 aerea grass sud
balance in timber. A now two-alory fraan
booae, barn, .moka-honaeand other aeceaaa
rm luiiihmuM are among the improvements.
fk. i.u mm mall watered, fenaina
and everything- eonotctd with I Rood re
i pair, jror luriner iniormaioD iDM-iix.ui
ilsop R.B.WUrO0X HsndeaOaaw.
Important to those
Wholneed Furni
ture. The extensive Furniture
Ware Eoomn of W. E.
BUS EE has just been well
filled with an entire new
stock of elegant styles and
of the newest patterns.
Call and tree the CotUge
Bedstead with very fine
bracket rail that he is sell
ing at $5.50. Also the
quarter Marble Bureau
with fine fruit carved han
dles at $20.00. In fact all
other goods are sold lower
than the lowest.
22 PAINT STREET,
Bet. Second and Water,
CHILLICOTHE, O,
SPRING AND S UMMER
QLOTHHTG
FRANK UELLMAN,
Al hit new place of bualness.
COBY'S BLOCK. OPPOSITE UBI05
HOUSS.
CHILLICOTHE, O.
HAS TOE
Choicest Stock
0 F -
Spring ind Summer Clothing
ET-GR brought to this murker, embracing
aR the latest and most faahionable atylea,
rut in accordance with tha tateat faanjoni.
When you want a nobby aint dou't uul to call
on Prank, tie alas CUTd and
Makes Garments to Obdei
and has a-full Klieof - -
Cento' Underwear
II ATS AND CAPS, AC.
All clothing marked down to the LOW
1ST rierilFJi. Oivameaailland I will
warrant aatialactioa
tiarr fKANK HELLMAN.
WALI, PAPKK.
WINDOW SHADES.
YEl &CO.,
Union Block, Seoond St., Chillicothe,
INVITK thaailention of houaekeepera of
thia place a nd viuiaity to their aloclt of Wall
Haper.
ALL NEW STYLES,
FOR THK
Spring Trade of 1873
A larg aaaertment Juat received. Call and
examine when you ara in Chillicothe.
L(itn and Paper Window Shade. Xvf
lie Shade, at cot; a good Atiort-
ment of Miscellaneous and
School Books. Stationery, Fancy
Article, ate..
A GOOD BOOK.
AGENTS WAN! ED
Die' ExcrciopihiA or Practical Ri-
cairra ana Paocaaaaa. Contaimnga.llt prao
tical receipt., written ta a p'am and popular
maimer, ana inu.traiea wnn expianaaory
wood-cuts. -Buna a comprehensive koekvf
ri-far.nc. lor Ih. mcant, manufacturer, ar.
tlan, amal.ur and houekeera. including
medicine, pharmacy and domestic economy
The eeopo of thia work ia entirely different
rrom any otner dook oi ine aiao. w
braa omdato awd alm'st Indiapensible
br ok of reference for tia thousand and oaa
reeoiplaand articles needed in weryhous.
hold, farm, garden, ate, it includsa clear and
easily understood directions for the applica
tion of many ofihe aria oaiisdy acquired only
by long eiixrie.ee, and so ilivoaied of tevh
niehalitiea, or the technicalities of terms use J
aa lullv oxolained aa to bring the antira eua-
Ject within tha romprehanaion ofany paraea
or ordinary intelligence, rromiineai amoag
the immenao maae of aubiects treated wf ia
the Vraok are the Pillowing:
Tha An -of Dyeing, Hard Bolt aad Torilt
Seeps, Tanning, luntllatiea, Imitation Liq
uor., Winta, Cor.1i.la and Hitters, Cider,
Brewing, Perarmery.Ftavoriag E.aeneaa.eite.,
Cosmetic, Hair Hyea and Washes, Pomades,
and i'srfumsd Oila, Tooih Powder., etc.. ly.
I a pa, Aleohol and Atooholmatry, Pettelenm
and Kerosene. Bleaching and Cleaning, Via
agar, Saoeee, Catsupa and Pickets, Receipts
lor tn usniea, to swnvevoBiaine.opoiacn.,
PvrnlaehnT and Kirle.ives, Cements, ate
Waterproofing, Artificial, Game, lake aad
Wriliag Fluius, Aniline Cohvra, Paints aad
Pigments, I aiming aad Parwr-rianginf, Kal.
sominssod Wbitewaah, Varnishing aad Pel.
tsh ng, Lubricators, Japanning and Lacqn.r
irg.Kootand Harneaa Blacking. Photog.aphT,
Metals aad Alloys, Gilding, Bifvsriog. ale..
Electro typing. Electroplating, eto.. Patent
Medicines, Medical Reeeipta, Weight aad
Heaaareo. f pages, royal octave, e'.oth.
Price IV0O Irnar
KlUh A FITZGERALD, Publniher., NT.
J OB WORK
EXECUTED
NEATLY & PROMPTLY
.A.1?
THIS OFFICE
EASTER THOUGHTS; OR.
WHICH ARE FOR ME?
Purple and galA upoa tke chaneel
wall
The beirai of lieht throngh painted
windows fall.
And glow like pagee wtlch are glori
fied -
Wkh ni(eagei from Him the erucl-fled.-
As waneseetit astbeas gleams, which
pour . .
Like glow lop; wtcrlflae the chancel
o'er.
Are the warm feellaga Which tmprlnt
upon
The heart the itory of th rlien One
Aa quick they nee ai the beame of
noon,
Whoie buralng Ueed leave the chan,
eel soon, -Ai
evanescent ai the'llosOTrii fled
Around yon croia of Christ the Cru
clfled V' -
(Which era the ere, like watcheri
paloand wan,
Will close their ye, ttokf VaqWry
half done). ',
Faint-hearted aa the brtaleetfehl and
Jower v "
Are we whran not watch tat n
abort hour."' ,), ., . .
Tis itranjre I At tlmei Tlearan'i ilea
aeem itronj; enottjh
To keep ui from iluV tide, to eold
and rough ; ' ,
At others, weaker than the ailken
IVOai",, "' l
Which hold! yon tender blonoma to
the cross 1
(Yet tlinae (rail tiei would hold and
bind them laitt, v' '
Only the blossoms change mi will not
fast!) :
And. like the rosea, we ourseWei
withdraw
From tha sweet ties thatlead to Heav
en'! door;
And, lust aa leaf, and bud, and blos
som fall.
Our good Intentions fade away, or
pall. i - . .
TfrvllU abamnnessthestml wltWn,
Where for a sweet, short time the
spring hits been ! ,
The spring ha btenJ And has do fit
tie nd
Been dropt within tho darkened spir
it's need ?
Will light from out the darkneas
irer haveWrtb,,
ike perfect blossoms from the dark
ened earth t
Will faith ne'er come, though at life's
eventide.
And hide my many faults, as bios;
somshitle
The roughness of the cross, till 1, too,
slug, -
0r only whisper, To Thy cross I
. tiiirgr
Sweet Lenten time? ye aeem, as I re
trace The f!'U a road toward some flowery
phwre.
Each Imd more preclousthan atostly
(rem !
And yet I gathered not cor reached
tor tht-m ! :
But was content with vat (he thorn
awl weed, ' j
Wtrtch hold tro-balm soothe the
betrt's great nefd.
With tho "convenient seasr" will
there be
Flowers again, or thorns f Which are
for tnet
Church Music.
Xho beet manner of conduct
ing church music is that by
which the greatest number of
people are induced to eing.
The service is not one of enter
taiument or instruction, but of
pratse. The command is, "Let
all the people praise Thee."
Our fathers in the faith in
Scotland believed ibis end best
reached and the command'
obeyed by placing before the
congregation a precentor,
whose duty was to lead in the,
service. The singing in Scotch
churches is almost always
good. Their plan is in vogue
in many congregations in our
land, and works well. In some
partd ol Uermauy, and in many
of our American German
churches, tne music is led by
one singer, with aa organ ac
companiment. The Hermans
habitually sing in church; and
though some think their tunes
monotonous, the musio ia their
Protestant worship is invaria
bly good. The trouble in con
gregations led by choirs is that
the majority listen, but will
riot be led. The choir do the
singing .8 well as the leading.
The people praise by proxy.
When the question is agitated,
the choir are blamed for their
selection of tunes, etc. Otten
trouble arise, and divisions
arecauted. The question, shall
there be good or bad singing,
mast be answered by the con
gregation. They must art with
the choir and the choir with
them. It the choir yield to
their wish and sing some old
tunes, they muBt be ready to
yield and sing some new ones.
The babit ot singing must be
cultivated.' The majority of
worshipers ic almost any con
gregation will, f accustomed
to oiogiDg with their choir,
learn aa ordinary church lane
by the second or third verse.;
A good man, now gone to bis
rear, wbo, years ago led one
ot our city choirs, regularly hi
nted the people of the con
gregation te attend choir meet
ing, liis invitations were al
ways accepted by some; and
though the choir was made ap
of professional singers, the
church bad good congregation
al singing. Not only were new
tunes mixed with the old, but
tunes written by the leaders,
who was well known as a com
poser, were largely used, and
are used to this 4 ay by the
congregation. Choir leaders
are , as av rale reasonable and
up to the average of good
sense. In musical matters they
are the educators of their
churches. Their tendency to
sing u9 and difficult music is
sometimes to be deplored. It
is, however, an error in the
right direction, and counter
acts a tendency on tae pact
of the church to cling to a few
well-known tines, to the neg
lect of others easily teamed
and just as good .The doty of
every individual member of a
congregation is to follow the
choir or leader in praise te the
best of his ability. A good
choir is an advantage to a
church, but to leave the sing
ing entirely to it is mistake.
The people are thereby robbed
of their part in the service,
and God is robbed of bis praise.
'Lot everything that hath
breath praise the Lord."
Christian World.
The Coming Campaign.
The Republicans must carry
Ohio in October, They can.
The only question h whether
they will. 1
Our strength may he weak
ened by truckling to a com
promising policy, which would
spare denunciations of politi
cal and moral crimes because
those guilty of them are high
in place Tn the partyr "Any
such trimming and time serv
ingwill throw away thousands
of votes. Sut we do not antic
ipate that the May Con
vention will Indulge in it
People and press alike rebuke
the evil deeds which bad or
weak men in and out of Con
gress have falsely saddled up
on Republicanism, and busi
ness is meant when it it is de
clared that this rebuke is to be
made at Columbus in May.
Akron Beacon.
A Michigan man has invent
ed a unique, poetical, and, to
his mind, eminently practical
mode of traveling rapidly on
horseback. His idea is to con
struct a cone shaped balloon,
which is to be laid lenghthwise
upon the horse's back. The
animal and rider are then to
be weighed, and the balloon
filled with just gas enough to
lift all but a few pounds weight
of horse and rider from the
earth, in order that the frisky
Pegasus may have nothing to
do but go ahead. The possi
ble speed of such a contriv
ance Is as yet beyond conjecture.
Tab race of jokers is not yet
extinr.t. A Hampshire wag
put the following advertise
ment in a weekly paper "Who
wants to bny a new milch cow,
that is every way kind, only
five years old, and gives fif
teen quarts of milk to a milk
ing! Jack Rogers." The next
week Mr. Rogers received no
fewer than fifty applications
through the paper for that
cow, which were answered
tba "If I hear of any such
cow, I will let you know im
mediately. Yours truly,
J. Rogers."
The rumored destruction by
earthquake of the city of ban
Salvador,capitalof the Central
American republio of the same
name, unhappily proves true.
Eight hundred persons are said
to have perished, and property
to the value of $12,000,000 to
have been destroyed. .. . ,
Recent Snow Storm in Nebraska
—Great
and Stock.
Lurcour, Nkbkbaska. April
21. A specif 1 train on the B.
& M. railroad cama in thia
morning, for the first time for a
week. The reports of the late
storm show it to have been the
severest aver known here
Men were frozen to death with
in two rods of the house, while
trying to get to the stock to ieed
them. Near Grafton, a man
named Keeler attempted to
reach a neighbor, scarcely hall
a mile away, accompanied by
his wife aad child, and the two
latter were frozen to death.
Mr. Marshal, near Bastings,
perished while trying to reach
the stock from his honse. The
wife and child of Mr. Brent,
near Bed Cloud, froze while at
tempting to reach a neighbor'
after their house was render I
uninhabitable. Their bodies
were found on Friday, ten rods
from the house. Families were
compelled to take refuge in
cellars or keep their beds for
three days. Booses were blown
down and filled with snow.
The destruction of cattle and
horses was great Some lost
all they had. One party lost a
whole herd ot seventy five
head. The gullies on the rail
ways were filled with snow as
hard hi ice, and mow plows
were useless.
Rat-proof Cribs.
Having recently seen, in our
exchanges, several plans fcr
excluding this troublesome
vermin from cribs, we give a
plan tha, onr experience prov
es to be effectual. Make vour
sills aqiare, say 10 inches; saw
into and block oat from these
so that the joists will be even,
or the face with the top; the
floor tben rests on these sills
so that there is no place' for
the rat to stand, to cut his way
through the floor. And as far
ther preventive have your
posts, upon which the house is
to rest, three feet long; sink
them into the ground 6 inches;
this will leave the crib 30 in
ches above the ground; at the
top ot the post tack around a
strip of tin, 6 or 8 inches wide;
ti e tin being hard anl smooth,
the mischievous little rascals
can not climb over It; and are
completely baulked.
The posts may be round or
square, and old tin may be
nsed, but new is preferable.
If our farming friends will
try this plan and keep the
door well closed, our word for
it they will not be annoyed by
American Farmers'
Advocate.
Ir the old legend be true
that "politics makes strange
bedfellows," how much snore
so does war! Eight years ago
General Gordon led a column
of the Confederate Army of
Northern Virginia in the
memorable assault on Fort
Bteadman, a salient point in
the Federal line which then
half encircled Petersburg; to
day, he is a United States Sen
ator from Georgia. Alexander
H, Stepheas was, eight years
ago, Vice-President of tha
Southern Confederacy; now he
is a member ot the United
States Douse of Representa
tives, in which there are seven
ex-generala of the Confederate
army to keep him company.
Japan his adopted the Eng.
lish language. The laws are
to be written in it; the printers
will adopt it; it is everywhere
to be taught; and, in fact, the
next generation will not speak
Japanese at all, but, English.
But it is to be a new l.ind of
English. It will be Written on
the phonetio principle every
word spelled as it is pronounc
ed. This is the style in which
the language ought to be every
where; and it is destined to
come to that in future genera
Lions.
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A Rhode Island man has in
vented a torpedo in the shape
of a grain of corn, which is de
signed for the beguilement
ot crows. As soon as that
offensive bird takes' hold
of it; it ' explodes, and
blows the top of his head off.
This affords a cheap and inno
cent recreation for the crow,
and at the same time does
away with a grievous evil.
Anger never does any good;
it always does harm. The gen.
erous hearted may compassion
ate and pity, but they- never
decend so low as to get mad.
Anger debases always unles
there is strength of character
enough to conceal it; tout the
misfortune is, the weakest-
minded are the moot passion
ate. An Indiana woman is mal
because her husband took her
very best sheet to hang him-
salf, when there was an old
clothesline in' the cellar, which,
was good enough for that pur
pose. She says he always was
extravagant, and too lazy to
go to the cellar for anything.
Donaldson, the balloonist1
who made an ascension from
Mien town, Pa., on the 5th Inst ,
and was reported-lost, has tam
ed up again, lie landed safely
near Trenton, N. J. . lie will
attempt to cross the ocean
with balloons this summer.
A New York female who
read that the Iloosac Tunnel
costs nine hundred dollars per
yard, said she would have' a
dress pattern - off from that
piece, if the old man did not
lay up a cent for the next two
years.
MkX. carry their religion o
a church carries its bell high.
up in the belfry to ring out on.
sacred days, and to strike lor
funerals. All the rest of the
time it hangs high above reach,
sileut and dead.
There it a woman in Medina.
Co., Ohio, who has not scolded.
threatened, cried or gone out,
visiting for the last nine years-
The headstone over her gives
her name as ElixaTabbs.
Fame Is like a shaved pfT
with a greased tail, and It is
only after it has slipped thro'
the hands of some thonsanda
that some fellows, by good,
luck, hold on to it.
Ladies are again wearing at
their wrists those old fashioned:
little bags in which ear grand
mothers used to carry purse
and handkerchief". They are.
called portages.
California housewives de
scribe soda as "that ere stufT
which you put in biscuits tv
make 'em git up and Grecian,,
bend themselves."
Sadie Wilkinson has won
her $25,000 branch of promUex
suit against Brick Pomeroy
and nothingnowremaiajibQ.dc
but to get the money.
Nkveb use profane language"
on the cars. Go out on the
platform. Profanity is a over
thrown away on a bntkesman.
It is impossible to say law
many : dog days there an- in s.
year, because every dog has hi
day.
What is the different be
tween the top of a monvmeoi
and a song for one voice? OneV
so high, the other solo.
A Toledo bank and stora
were robbed Satnrday of $800
during the passage of a circus
procession. . i
An undutiful son in Iowa
has embittered his father's de
clining years by eloping with
his step-mother.
Dr. Bowiua, Dentist, McAr
thir,0.

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