JOHN T. ItAPEIt,
Editor and Proprietor.
pinOEH. W. Corner of Main an
Logan Sts., Oopoaite Court House.
$3 A YEAR, IN ADVANCE.
t)Tii Smart. Samuel W. Kilrert, Jr.
6MAIIT & KILVERT,
BUCCESSOK8TO DAVID BMAIt'M
OS COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
Prompt Attention given to the
Transfer of PIO IKON and
other Property from nud to
ICuilroud and Canal.
Also Agents for the Columbus and
Water Street.between Paint and Walnut
mr lllM.J ly
WHOLESALE G HOC Ell,
' liquor and Commission Merchants
K0. 20 WATER STREET,
Al in Barrel!, Half Barrels and Bottlea.
CIGAR FA0T0EY N0.1, 12th DIST.
SHAEITEB & KRAMER
Taint St., Four Doors South of Water,
Hare now on hand n lara aioek of dry Ci
gar. Sevenil clinica uranilB La Koae,
Clear llaaana, I. X. I.., No. a.xlutf Brawl, Ma
soppa.Ao., ami the fiucat briimlH of chewinu
anlamoiing luliaccn known ifruiighnui the
United Slatca. Wholnlo I'rii i reiluct-don
all kind of Tobacco and Ciaara nichlOyl.
TOWN LOTS AND LANDS
TrtR Ealealtl Company, witli a view to the
development of t tie local interoataof J!im
l. to aeciire it perioanenl piopeiity, at.d to
dd to ita popohnion and wealth, are now
Altering to aciiml -ctlleiH, town Iota and firm
land at low price, and nn liberal term.
IVraona deviling to examine tho property
ool to liny clieap linuxe wdl apply at the
Company' olticea to
K. TIIOMP-'ON, Manager.
ZulesM, Ohio, May 18, IH71. tf
The Most Desirable Res-
dence in MoArthnr.
, T OFFER for uile my recidt nco on North
J. street. It cnnsiIH uf ii aplcinlid iluellinu
liousc, well doMied, Iiikxio Hint mil, Willi
i(!hl roo'iinaiiil a xood ceflar. A good olllce
tiilildiiiK, Ktiiblc, wood and coul hoiifeand otli.
r nece-fary ont-tiiiiiilitiya. '1 be prmifeM
cnaimn 1814 iicrcn, in Indinu I ncre of iiieardt
nTl tit rill y neiirinit viiick: tlicrn are nlc thirl v
liearing ap le treca beM vill i My of vralicii
fruit. twenty-Ate bcaimir ncach trccn licet
budded fruit, cherried, tiinici'H, plunia.Hiid a
arityof amull trim Korluilher piiiticiilnj-c
inqmaeatilia oflice of this pitptT, or at the
prcmit'eM. lerina easy.
devamini fi. 8. noixisort.
oaa a m miaa..
wneeier & wnson
Was awarded tho hihcat premiuti) at the
WORLD'S FAIR, LONDON IN 1862
And at the
bxpos tios vmmtifXUE, pakis .visa,
&!fdn.idurd machine competing. In May ol
cms year wo introduced to tins county the
New Improved Wheeler & Wilson
which not only Hiirpaf-ses Ml other machines.
nun; asiaruneaii ol me ml wneeter A Wit
on as the old was ahead of other machines
It i tho liest lor lam ly sewing, makes the
I rk Xttch and ranks highest on i count (.1
ine efHuciiy permanence, neniity aii'l general
desirableness of its smelling, and the wide
range of its application, hews faster, requires
less power sai in more uuriinie
Than any other Machine in the World
Buy no oilier until you try
4li Hew Improved
The Sewing Machine World
Old mnchiwM read ustcd and put in perfect
order at a lulling cost by culling on either ol
For sale by
RICHARD CRA 10, l.nbl McAntor o
OnoKGK W.8IJ0N. Aon"' McArMiur.O.
aug 17 1871
A Fine German Chromo.
w ek Ail ri.ro nt riiRMo. Moi'NTr.o axo
unvt ros rBAMiwi, f els to areai aue.nt ruu
LIFE BELOW THE SURFACE,
942 Fflt Octavo. 130 Fine Engravings
Relate incidents and accidents hernad the
light of day; sts riling adyeuiiirea in all pans
ol the worli nines and mode of working
them; Hnderearmru ef sanely, giinlilini
and its llorrirs; caverns andtissir mysteries,
til a dark ways of wcka.lnes; srisniia and
tdeir secrets; down in the depth of Hie sen
gur inge atopics of the detection of crime.
The beak (reals ol me experience wiih brig
ads; in opium deas and gimbling hells, life
1 1 prison; stories of exiles; norenl ires
among Indisns; journeys tbroiiKh sewers and
catacombs, accidents in mines; pirales and
piracies; tortures of the inquisitoo; wonder
lul burglaries; underworld of the great cities,
for this work. Exclusive tenHorr ciren.
Agents can m k f UK) per week in soiling this
book. Wend for circulars and terms to agents.
j. n. nvnn if ii ivie,
HARTFORD, CONN., or CHICAtiO. ILL.
'A BOOK TOn THE MILLION!
rf HJ a en' Arl.at.CiMkirt.lhs
Barry oa ia. phyik.loglc.1
ihCMtualiTitm. vtth tha
Byetniri aud re relatloutol
IfttMt 4lMOTtrlei la prodoetoc sod rvaiiii( offtpriBf,
kow to preotrve tat eompkiioa, A.
Thiat a aa taUresUaf work f two kndrH and ility
Mgea.wHa naaitroo tocravtaK and coataioo valaabl
fBforatM tot taM who art Biarrid,orooDt tapl.tr Ban
1. flilll ll I a a tuiak UiIualllUhs k..I anAmr W
UsaplrknMS aaaVin TV'ptlTridaB !
.IH. rp.wuo. I. worm-win., ii, in,, hi, ,ne n
gleU. liMbraM r.rrlbi.R lb. ..bitet . f tb. ka-
rmUvTttM iktu b worth kiwwl&g,
i wubea ia tner ven.
44dm. Dr. l.tu UUpuurj.Kfc 13 M. kiiblk lUMt
k LU, V..
l?ot!et to the Affile :ed and Unfortunate.
Wcawsanarlaf I a aatorloa. qa.ek.vh. ftdnrttM la
ribli. paper.,. r s.inf aoy umek noiMlk. perM Dr.
ti.' vorbs.rn.tur balj.srdiMaMi r hwdpl.r
abl. jsar MadliSMi.
Pr. B.1U ec.pka a aoabbj a..M sr tweatr-sarra
. r.: i .Iwdefiea by w,at..ribcaM.llbraw Bedl
alprvlMMr. .f Ojl.c.atry aad Kir. p.. ud c b. c.
e.lud perMa.lly ar by BialT, oa th.dlMaM. nMnUoeod la
I. orb.. Vale and parlor., N. II N. Ilfblk SUMbj
tS'nl Mara.1 ud Cktsaal, gk Uaia, Mo. .
a... is so. ... (fr r dniw) hr Finr ceau.
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VOL. 24--NO. 1G.
MCARTHUR, OHIO, jtJLY
WHOLE Nv i.9i a
O. T. CUNNINC.
OVFICE -AT DltrO BT011E, UAIX STREET.
EDWIN N. BAItNIIILL,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Olllce JlcArthur, Oliio,
Will attend promptly to all business entrnxted
to his care. uovll
CJ. S. CLAYPOOLE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice I vintnn ami ailjoiningroiin
Ilea. U iih,. eta entrusted to Ins ciir um t
1 iiiiriiiieu iu. uiuce m iourt xiouee.
HOMEU C. JONES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Orrtci: One door nesl of Dan Will A Broa,
II A M D E N , OHIO.
It. FOX, PROPRIETO It
Livery Stables Attached.
MEAI.8 RKADY FOR ALL TRAINS
The Holme haa int been refurnished
llirniiL'llDMl. I.'ooma clean and comfortable,
the table supplied with the lest l lie market
atinrda, and no poina spared to ni-mmmbite
KiitBis. innn iaiu ly
Main Street, Opposite Court House
JAMES "WORKMAN, Prorrietor
TIIAVF. taken no8cinn ofllic. Jiovn hotel
Ireiiovated and Partly refurnished It, nud
il' be Kind to acne the old cu(oinera of ihe
home, anrt especially my oln menus oi i lie
Hockinu Valley bo may lie V'siiins Hiis
onint I he table will be furnished with the
bestthe market attnrds,and care t.iken to
make kiicsIh comfortable, tinod sbiblir.ic at
tai'hed to (he house; Cll:ires renaonable.
W ILL attend to all business entrusted to
I I his enre.
P. 0. ADDRESS:
II EE IT 8 JfllLLS,
I'inloit County , O.
tins j us t rweivcd his
FALL ANDW NTER STOCK
Of the latest styles of
Cloths, Cassimfses and Vestings,
Which 1 will sell Very Low for Cash.
ClIWTOM work Hone in the most fhshioniis
.hie and durable manner.
Thankful fnrths liberal patronage extended
me heretofore, I solicit a continuance of
same. Komember l he place
Hecond 8trcct. Second Door from Lnn.
Formerly ot Hamden.
VNSOUNCF-Stohis friends in Vinton and
adjoining counties that he haa bought the
Hotel Formerly Kept by Cbas. Smith
Three doors treat cf Madison, on
has refitted it throughout, and is prepared
entertain the liaveling public at reasonable
North-east corner of Mnia and Jackson strcetf
GEO. W. BKUNTON, rroprlctoi
JJugaies. xjr esses, eti
WAOON8 AMD All IIKUS OT WiQOg WOll
to order on short notice.
Painting and Trimming
all kinds executed in Ihe neatest and most
Kbl'AlKiNH of all kinds in my line will be
promptly and neatla doue.
at.Wurk doue at'this esiablishmcnt ia war
d to be substantial, nut up solid and exe
in the most workicanliKe manner, not
oe excelled in any respect b' toy other ess
tablishinentin the couulrr.
Til AT WHIG II IS
PRINT AND PHOSPERl
James Dui.klc'8 Eslnte.
Probate Court. Vinton County. Ohio.
NUTlCEis hereby given that Barnet Aiken
a. guardian of LiniuaJ , Robert A , John,
K., Arminna. and Nancy B. I'unkle,
minors, has Hied his a -counts with said wards
severally, lor nnsl setilenieiit with the tirsi
named, and lor partial seilUmenl with the
others and that said several accounts are sm
hearing on Ihe lfiih day of May. A. I).
at 1" o'clock, A. M.
H. B. t AYOi Probate Judge.
April li, 1873., it
ta O T3
CI UJ ro 1
- W xj O fcw
OH " M mo. i-M y
WO O O it
fi o S pj H
SPRING AND SUMMER
At his ne plnco of business,
COEY'S BLOCK. OPPOSITE USION
Spring and Summer Clothing
IrVER draught lo this market, embracing
jail the latest and must liisliionnble styles,
cm in accordance will, the luret limhinnw
When you want n nobby suit don't fail lo call
on Frank. He alsd CUTS and
-O H d o
Makes Garments to Oudei
and haa a full line of
11 ATS AINU CATS, &.
All cMhino marked down to the LOW.
t.NT t'liilKKM. Give me a call and 1 will
Naur FRANK HELLMAN.
WALL PAH K H.
YEv & CO.,
Union Block, Socond St., Chillicothe,
IN VI I K liienttc ntion or housekeepers o'
this place and viciuiiy to their stuck ul Wall
ALL NEW STYLES.
Spring Trade of 1873
large assortment just received. Call and
examine wnen you are in Uhillicolhe.
Ltnew and Paper II7h(ow Shades. Hus
tle Shades, at cost; a yood Assort'
ment nf Miscellaneous and
School Looks, Stationery, Fancy
A GOOD BOOK
Dick's Encyclopedia of Practical Rr.
KiPTs smd PaocassEs. Containingi.,422 pran-
ical receipts, written in a p:aiD and popular
nai ner, and illustrated with explanatory
wimd.cuts. Heinu a comprehensive book of
vtereni e i.rlh merchant, nmnufactiirer, sr.
usan, amateur aim nouscKeeper, including
meilicine, bharmncy and domestic economy
The scope of this work is entirely dihVrent
from any other book ot Ihe kind, besiries
being a complete and almrst Indispensible
brok of reference for the thousand and one
receipts and ai tides needed in every hulls.
easily iindorstnod directions for the annlica.
noiu.iarm, narilen. etc.. it tnc uitea c ear and
iinn oi miin.v oi ifio arrs usually aiTjiureu only
long experience, ann so iiivesieu ol t ti
niciiahties. or ihe teclinicvliliea ot lenna fise.1
tully explained as to bring rtie entire sub-
ject within the comprehension ofany person
ordinary intelligence. Promnneni among
the immense mass of subjects treated of in
the book are the lollowing:
The Art ot bveinu, Hard Solt and Toilet
Soaps, Tanning, Instillation, Imitation Liq
uor., Wines, Unrdials and Bitters, Oiiler,
Brewing, Heiufmery.Klavonng Essences, etc,
Cosmetics, Hair I'yes ami Washes, Pomades
and l'ernimed Oils, Tooih Powders, etc., 8y,
tups, Alcohol and Alcoholmetry, Petioleum
uimi nriwriin. oirHcinux nnii .l-niltnu, v ins I
ear, Hauces, Catsups and Pickets, Keceipts
the Uarden, To Kemove htsins, Spots, etc., I
ana nxpiesives. ueinenis, ete ,
W,iilHM.,ntIr. i,..n..,..l namB l..la bh.I I
Writing fluius, 'aniline Cclors, Paints and
Oillii.i. Iu I .ii.tin.. n.,.l I, L' . I
and Whitewash. Varnishinir and Pol.
nir. l.llhriciiLnra. J,tnnnnina nml Lacnner. I
irg.Hoot and Harness B!a-king. Phoiog aphy,
Melnls and Alloys, Hilding, Silvennjt, etc..
';'T rotyping, r.iectropiating. etc. PMent
Medicines. Medical Receipts. We tfhta and
Pri?e fi'no M ,a""' rCy"' 0,UV0'iim"rh'
i.iuh f iTZGERALt', PubinMier, n.,y.
NEATLY & PROMPTLY
Our New Territory.
The territory whichjlias just
been ceded to Ine United States
by the Wahpeton and Sisseto
Sioux and Cat Ueads ia a tract
bounded on tbe east by; the Red
river, and extending from
line near Lao Traverse to with
in a lew miles of Devjl's Lake
un area ol 150 miles' long and
100 miles wide that h 15,000
square miles, or nearly 1,000,
000 acres. On the 20th of Sep
(ember last the commissioners
appointed to arrange! terms of
agreement with ihH Indians
csma to an understanding wit
and the agrqeraent hay
Buommeu to me in
DartmeDt was approved
submitted to 'Congress
proprmted $SO,000 fc the pu
..l.n.. i !. I i L;j i
iimoo ui mo juiiu, prwiueu cer
tain amendments should ba an
ceded to by the Indiins. This
. - L
again made it necessary to re
fer the matter to the Coromis
sion, which on the 2d of last
month succeeded in making
satisfactory arrangements with
the Indians on tbe Lac Trav-
erse Reservation, and with the
Devil's Lake Indians on the
19 ih. Eighty thousand dollars
aro to be paid yearly to the In
dians Jor ten years, ut not in
the old way, for thej sum wil
oe invested in stock, agricul
tural implements, clothiug,sup-
plies, etc. and payable only
when it 13 earned, the object
being to civilize and make
them self-supporting.' The sys
tem, however, is a rather intri
cate one, and may possibly
give rise to abuses like those of
whicti the Indians have long
English Alabama Claims.
[Parliamentary Report, London Times, 30th.]
Sir Stafford Northcote asked
Ihe'riofjleTord the under-Secre
tary of State for Foreign Af
fairs whether the Government
had received any applications
from British subjects for com
pensation in respect of losses
occasioned by the destruction
of t,ieir property in vessels de
stroyed or captured by the Al
abama hear, hear. J and whs.t
course Her Majesty's Govern
ment had taken or proposed
to take in reference thereto.
Lord Enfield Iler Majesty's
Government have received cer
tain applications from British
subjects for compensation in
respect of losses occasioned
by the destruction of tho ves-
i . ...
sets by the Alabama; these ap
plications have been taken, in
accordance with their oDinion.
n.j r t..i a .u
' iuo auu me vu
.in,,, annl;ini l,. l
rl0US appllCant8 tiaVO been ln-
c i .l-. ti. ar r.. r-,
tormeu lliai U.UT Uiajesiy fi UOV-
eruraentis m t liable to British
subjects for the acts of the Al
abama and other similar vessels.
Pro. John Wisk and W". II.
nonaldann I wn CTnuriAnxaH
L,ond,u80n tv'0 eXpenencea
and well known aeronauts, pro
pose to take the balloon voy
age to Europe, oi which so
much has been said and so lit
tle done. The Boston Board of
... , j . .
AlUerOien IiaVfi reSpOndeCl tO &
... , , ,
puuiiuu iiuui iuciii, auu mauc
ail aDDTCDriation of $3,000 to
A 1(1 them in flttinff Out. art flp.ri
al Ship, in which tliey Will 8tirt
rom .tUe UOOimOn in tbat City
0U lDQ' f Q' 'De en-
tletuen intend taking two other
persons with them, and through
the co-operation of the Frank-
in Institute of Philadelphia,
expect to secure the services
of two scientific men. Prof.
Wise bases bis reason ior un
dertaking this perilous voyage
on the following theories: At a
certain height above the earth
there is a continuous air cur
rent, or tide 6elting from went
to east, caused mainly by the
centrifugal lorce generated by
the revolution ol Ihe earth on
its axis, and that this current
moves at the rale ol from 60 lo
100 miles per hour. Thus he
expects lo reach England in
two days, al the tnosl Irom the
lime ot btaitiog.
The Farmers' Convention.
The Convention which met last
Saturday, in this citv.was a decid
ed 8ucce8s,b jth as to the numbers
in attendance, and as to the
character of the resolutions
adopted. Of the regular reso
lutions, we need only say that
hey are cler and terse, and are
expressed in no equivocal lan
We have watched the progress
oi tno farmers movement with
interest. Thus far it has been
conducted with great prudence
ana wisdom, in all the resolu
tions we have seen, which hare
thus far been adopted, in various
places we find nothing but a
temperate and dignified deman
for just and equitable relief for
the farmers of the nation. An
effort has been made to create a
prejudice against this movement
by chargirg that it is intended
to advance the interests of the
farmers at the expense of al
other clussea. The charge is
wholly unfounded. The farmers
only demand equal rights for all
and special privileges for none
Ihe resolutions adopted on
Saturday are to be laid before
the Constitutional Convention.
We hope that that body will en
graft such provisions into the
tundamental law as will render
the existence of oppressive mo
nopolies in Ohio on impossibility,
vve say, therefore, that, judg'
ing the Farmers' movements by
its avowed principles, it BhouU
receive the unanimous support
ot all good citizens. The inter
csts of all classes in tho body
poiitio aro so mutually related
that whatever promotes the real
ntercsts of any one class, at the
samo time benefits every other
class, ihe increased prosperity
ot the farmers will insure better
wages to the mechanic, the farm
nana ana the laborers in every
department of industry. The
movement being simply intended
to secure equal rights to all,
commends itself to us as worthy
of the unreserved support of all.
regardless of class, occupation
Copy of a Painter's Bill.
newspap&r of 1707
gives the following copy of a
painter's bill presented to a
church for a professional work
"1. To filling up a chink in
the Red Sea, and repairing
the damages of Pharaoh's host.
"2. To anew pair of hands for
Daniel in the lion's den, and a
ew set of teeth for the lion
"3. To repairing Nebuchad
"4. To cleaning tho whale's
elly, varnishing Jonah's face,
and mending his left arm.
5. To a new skirt lor Jo
'C. To a sheet anchor, jury-
mast, and a long boat for
l7 Tn fMC?nn a Vttnali n ll,.
. c O viuaii i ii u
cheek of Eve, on presenting
the apple to Adam.
"8. To painting a new city
in the land of Nod.
l9. To clearing the garden
of Eden After Adam's expul-
"10. To making a bridle lor
tie oamnritans horse, and
mending one of his legs.
"11. To adding more fuel
to the fire of Nebuchadnez
"Rec'd payment, D.Z."
For a short, sharp and plain
dealing way of accumulating
property, commend us to tbe
ingenious gentleman who, ac
cording to tbe newspapers, has
flourished and grown fat on
the profits of his cat, derived
in this 6imple and ingenious
fashion: The gentleman sup
ported his family in handsome
tyle and accumulated depos-
sin the savings bank, by situ
ly tying an abled bodied cat
by the tail to a clothes line,
and then going out in the
morning to collect the soap,
firewood, brushes, old sauce
pans, etc.. etc., thrown into
he yard by the angry dwell
ers in adjoining houses.
A toicuy Wisconsin man
as stopped his subscription to
the ..local' newspaper just be
cause the editor eloped with
Scene on a Street Car.
The Washington Star says:
ine passengers oa one of
Hiker's street cars laughed
some yesterday morning at a
scene between the conductor
and a well dressed young man
fromOeorgetown As the car was
passing down the avenue, the
young man at the time stand
ing on the platform taking i
easy, with one foot on a trunk,
he was approached by the con
ductor and his fare demanded
He quietly passed over his five
Conductor I demand twenty-five
cents for that trunk.
Young mao, hesitating
Twenty five cents? Well. I
think I will not pay it.
C Then I shall put the
Y. M. You had better not,
or you may be sorry for it.
Conductor pulls strap, stops
car, dumps trunks on the Ave
nue, starts car, and alter going
some two squares, approaches
the young man, who was still
as calm as a summer morning,
and in an angry mood says:
"Now I have put your trunk
off, what are you going to do
Young Man, coolly. Well,
I don't propose to do anything
about it; it's no concern of
mine; it wasn't my trunk.
Conductor fiercely Then,
why did you not toll me so?
Y. M. Because you did not
ask me, and I told you you'd
be sorry for it.
C. lurious. Then go inside !
Y. M. Oh, no! you're good
enough company for ine out
At this juncture a portly
German emerges from the car
and angrily says, 'You feller,
where ish my drunk?"
Young Wan My Iriend, I
think that is your trunk on the
German Who puts him off?
hale de monish to pay him.
will see about dot.
The car was slopped, and
shortly afterwards the conduc
tor was seen to come sweating
up with the trunk on his back
a part of the performance
le did not enjoy half as well
as did the passengers.
11. M. S. iu the Marietta
Register, sys he lately came
across an advertisement in the
Alexandria (Va.) Gazette, of
eb. 20, 1796, signed by "Geo.
Washington," offering for let or
sale his landed estates. His
entire estate contained over
50,000 acres. On the Ohio Riv
er between Wheeling and the
Great Kanawha River he own
ed 9,744 acres, having a river
front of over 15 miles. On the
Kanawha he owned four tracts,
containing 23,296 acres, and
having a river lrontage of over
41 miles. The two largest
of the tracts were within a lew
miles ot the confluence of the
Kanawha with the Ohio River.
The first is described as on the
west bide of the river, begin
ning within 2 or 3 miles of its
mouth, "6 or 8 miles from Gal
lipolis," and containing 10,090
acres, with 17 miles river front
age. The second tract was on
east side of the river, a little
higher up, 12 miles river lront
age, and contained 7,293 acres.
The other two tracts were near
Cole River. lie also had land
in Kentucky and in Ilamilton
county, Ohio. All of these
lands were the best in their
several sections, and have since
become the homes of an enter
prising and wealthy people,
thus showing, that in land mat
ters, as well as in the greater
duties of establishing a free
government, Gen. Wu6hibglou
was thoughtful and wise.
When dressed lor the evening, the
Scarce an atom of drefs on them
Nor blame them for what is an even
But ft drees that is suited lor Eve t
One square, 0v
Each additional Insertion . . . 60
Cards, per year, yo
Loonl notice, per line, J &
Yearly advertisements $100 OO
colunin.and at proportionate rate pel
lesaupacc. Payable In advance.'
tlTTlio Record bcinjr the official
paper of the town, aud having the
largest circulation of any paper in tr
county, offers superior inJuceniccts
A lady was asked by her
Biddy about the nature of the
next world, and whether it
would he just like this. The
lady being blessed with a hap
py family of 11 children, has a
skeleton in the house In the
shape of a stocking basket that
never gets empty, and at whose
side she has spent many a
weary midnight hour in darn
ing. With this spectre before
her eyes, she replied to the girl
playfully: 'I don't think we
shall be required to darn'stock
ings after midnight." "Sure and
that's thrue for you mum, lor
all the pictures of angels I ev
er seen were barefooted."
The votaries ol the cop
which cheers but does not in-
ebriate, who rejoice over drink
ing pure souchong, oolong or
gunpowder, will be astonished
to read what Dr. Letherby, tho
Health Officer of London, tells
of the adulteraion of their fa
vorite beverage. A careful ex
amination of a lot sold as "ex
Ira fine new gunpowder tea'
resulted in finding forty to
forty-three per cent.of iron fil.
ngs and nineteen per cent.
ot silica in the form of fine
sand. The sand had been add
ed to the leaves before curling
to increase their weight. The
eaves had also been thickly
covered with a green pigment.
Is Mobile the Freedmen'a
Savings Rank has 2,S30 depos
itors. Last year the deposits
amounted lo 112,434.29. The
increase in the number of de
positors has been very great.
Meantime there has been a
constant and marked decrease
in the Poor Rates of the city.
Tho secretary of the bank
says that the tendency ot the
colored laboring class is toward
(he obtaining of comfortable
homesteads, 'and that, to his
own knowledge, during the
last four years, upward of
120,000 have been invested
by that class in the purchase
After a voyage of 52,000
miles, taking 490 days' sailing,
the British ship Zealous has just
returned to England. She was
dispatched in 18C5,by way of the
Straits of Magellan, for tho Pa
cue to be the flag-ship of the
sduadron. She is believed to le
the largest ship that ever passed
through the intricate straits, and
in passing ran upon a rock Off
the land of Fuego. After being
relieved fromjduty in the Pacific,
she proceeded homeward by way
of the Cape of Good Ilopej It is
stated that the captain is to pub
lish a history of the round voy
age, which ought to nuke an in
A Caution to Western Emigrants.
An exchange says :
"The Great Lpnd organiza
tion of the West (organized to
skin all who are willing to be
taken in) have issued a fresh
lot ot circulars, posters, pamph
lets and volumes of other
printed trash, addressed gener
ally to the farming class of the
country, offering great induce
ments In the way of wild lands
in Nebraska, a large majority
of which no farmer in this
county after soeing them would
accept as a present. Our ad
vice is not to bite."
A gentleman was riding
from Dedhara beside a charm
ing, veiled lady, with whom he
bad scraped acquaintance. At
the rlose of the ride he begged
her to disclose her face, saying,
"If the face is as beautiful as
the hands and voice, then in
deed have I found her for whom
I have sought the world over."
When she raised her veil, he
found she was his wife.
A number ot human skele
tons, over seven feet in length,
were lately discovered near
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