Tlie Owl as a Poet
Since the arrival of the pig by express
last year, sent by a wicked man at
Watortown, no package has created the
consternation at this office that a box
containing an Owl did, which, arrived
Wednesday from Oak Center. The
name of the donor was not given, but
the name " Old Parker " is on the box,
and that is probably the name of the
owl. He is a lively bird, and would
make a good "bird poet," such as we
wrote of a short time since. Who knows
but this is a girl poet who has been
taken at her word, and turned into a bird.
If this is the girl poet who wrote, "I
would I were a bird," she has got herself
into the worst scrape of her life.
The eyes look more like a girl than anything,
and when the owl winks with one
eye, and looks at us as though she
meant to be so understood presuming
that it is a she it makes us tremble,
and forget business, and wink back. If
this is a girl poet turned into an owl, we
wonder whether it is the girl's or the
owl's appetite that enables the insect to
eat three pounds of beef. If it is the
girl's appetite that has been sawed off on
to an owl, it would be a mean trick on
the owl, if he had to get his own living.
When the bird winks, and makes its
mouth go, we think it is a girl poet transformed,
and retaining many of the girl's
best qualities. To see whether there
was any girl left in the owl, we put a
mouse in the box with the bird, expecting
if the girl symptoms predominated
the owl would take its feathers in both
claws, and climb up on something to
get away, and scream. But there is
more owl in the bird than girl poet, because
the bird snatched the mouse in its
claw, and with its bill tore the little animal
into fragments and eat him. So, if
there is any girl left in the composition
of that owl, the girl poet has got her
stomach full of nasty mouse. We warned
the girl poet not to become a bird, and
if she has not taken our advice she knows
by this time how it is herself. But what
a wink the owl has got. That wink on
a girl would break up a prayer meeting.
A girl with such a wink as that could go
to church and not a man in the congregation
could ever tell where the text was.
And what a wise look the bird has got.
It sits and seems to be thinking of the
hereafter, or maybe it is wondering
where the next meal is coming from. It
is possible that some friend, knowing we
wanted an associate editor, has sent the
owl to take a position on bursta Maybe
some dear-friend Has been transformed
into an owl, and caused themselves to be
shipped to us, to get into the sanctum
and see what is, going on. Ifj ihfi. eyes
were another oolor, and they should
wink that way, we should be sure a joke
was being played on us. Any person
that wants to hire a good owl to eat meat
on shares, can apply at this office.
Of one thing you may be sure viz. :
that if 3Tou are looking for the dark side
of life vou will find jt. .. .. .
In a single high school in Charleston,
S. C.f there are 1,400 negro pupils.
A. Druggist's Mistake.
Two friend named Ferris and Parker,
of Denver, feeling somewhat oppressed
by the heat one day last week,
went into a dru store and asked the
immaculate clerk for two small doses of
buchu. Having swallowed the same
they started for home. They had not
prooeeded far when Ferris began to
twit Parker upon the extraordinary and
unbec niing hue which his face had assumed,
under the influence of the heat.
"You haven't much to boast of,"
Parker: "youra is about a3 red
as a. fellow's face cjuld get without
breaking out.'1 The two friends theu
halted, and exchanged more elaborate
criticisms the appearance of
each other's countenances, as a result
of which they- concluded to make the
quickest trip to 1 he drug-store ou record.
There the obliging clerk forthwith
discovered that he had given
them belladonna instead of bujchu. A
phy?icun happened to beinlhe shop at
tk&tircH, and by hjs assistance a couple
"of valuable lives were saved. . The
clerk WAS CO'vd p.nomrh t an.v t.h. ho
was much plea-ed a,t their reppyry.,
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ST. CHARLES RESTAURANT,
Front St. Between Market rikI Sutton,
Now ready to serve oysters In any style.
Board by the day. week or meal. Ilie BEJiT
place Jn the City to get Hie worth of
MRS. GEO. BANCROFT.
J HAVE removed my meat shop from Mar.
ket stieet to the Fitzuerold house, corner of
Moiketand Thiid, whfie J will keep a full
supply nj all kinds of FRESH MEAT,
I HAVE orered a meat storeot the o'd stand
o Geo. Enis, onJMuiket street, wheie 1 will
keep at ail times a full stock of everything in
my line Gh e me a call.
s!2dlmo JAMES GRAHAM.
7" -SL T O 3E3C IE S3
035-J. BALLENGER at Albert's China
Store ad oinii g Peaice, WaJHrgfoid &
Co.'s Bank. aulJCnid
SYRUP BROMIDE CHLORAL
flMHjft diately AHM
THE GREAT NERVINE
It is the remedy in painful inflammatory affections
IUieamAtlsnt or any other excessively
painful disease as by quieting the nerves it produces
It relieves Aithnu. Palpitation of the
Heart, Shortaem or Breath, and Hyttorlcs
immediately not like most roniedles, requiring several
hours to experience their beneficial effects.
Sure care for DRUNKENNESS.
the Appetite for STRONG SSIXK.
Cures IlEIilUIlJX TREMENS.
It is recommended by the best physicians all over the
country. Price, 50 cents per bottle. Prepared by
W. II. AIKDEVUBY, ApetWcarar,
oa. Sauhdeus asd Locust Stbexts, CINCINNATI, a
Ask your Druggist for it, or send for Ciroular.
G. W. GEISEL,
No. 0, W. Second St., ip. Opera House,
3M: A"g" &mX7"XT tT bIB,
Fruits and Vegetables in season.
respectfully solicited. jHdly
Fa Si B xx2HS,
Groceries, Hats and Caps
Boots and Shoes, Queensworeiind Hardware.
Highest cash price paid lor Grain and Country
Produce. JylSd Mt. OLIVET.
WiNDHQRST & BLUM,
FASHIONABLE MERCHAMT TAILORS.
IARGK stock oi Imported and Domestic
j Piece goods and Trimmings on hund. All
orders executed promptly and satislactorlly.
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or stairs. ou2dly
CLOTHE, TINWARE, CUTLERY &G.
15 Market St., East side, between 2nd and 8rd.
F. H. TRAXEL,
Baker and Confectioner
ICE CREAM A SPECIALTY.
The only manufacturer of PURE STICK
CANDY in the city. Orders tor weddings and
parties promptly attended to. myodly
NICE, nice lot ot Walking Canes, .lust re-,
A oelved. which we.wM Bell dheap. Give us
a call. A. SORRIES & SON, Second street,
mCti above Yancey & Alexander's, stable.
Mrs. Geo. H. Wheeler,
MILLINERY and NOTIONS
HAIR GOOIS or all kin u.s constantly In
aug2b'd''m Market Street, near Front.
T. B. Fulton.
FUIT0N & DAVIS,
OHIO VALLEY MILLS
Corn, Shorts and Shipstuflf.
Flour for sale by all grocers In the city.
FVLTON & DAVIS,
aulSdly ABERDEEN, O.
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I SANDY and POMEROY PACKET COMPANY
will ell Itonml Trip Tickets to Cincinnati,
during the Exposition, good on any
boats of the line lor
which includes ZhTea's and Berth. Apply on
boaid or to
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ATLANTA. COTTON EXPOSITION,
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Xxhlbited at Atlanta In 1881.
Manufacturers of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Saw Mills, Gang Edgars. Lath Machines, Hob
and Spoko Machinery, Shafting, Hangers, Pulleys,
Couplings, Gearing, Grist and Flour Mills
Send tor Special Circular of our No. 1 PluututioB
Saw Hill, which wo sell foe
Special attention givon to Plantation
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JnTin & Waer Sta., Cincinnati,, O.
Dr. E. L. Rivenburgii
Cures Stuttering, Stain-
Iitvplne. .Suction, and
Mound, Improper Ar-
ticuiution, JLio oi
Voice, and all Impediment
Have cured twenty
cases Mince my arrlv
al In Cincinnati.
WRITE or CALL ftnrt got immeantMY OFFICE,
NO. 69 WEST NINTH STREET. NEAR CORNER
OF VINE. CINCINNATI. OHIO, where I
will remnin until October 15th. Hundreds of testimonials
tit my oniee. No clmrgPR received, unless n
cure is effected. HEAD THE FOLLOWING TESTIMONIAL:
Cincinnati, August 1,1882.
I wns n Stammerer for ton years. Seven years
nco I wfw'cnrert of my Impediment by Dr. E. L.
Rlvenburgh. during his visit In Now Philadelphia,
Ohio. T would unhesitatingly advise any one af
iilcted with Stuttering or uny form of Impediment
to give Dr. Rlvenburgh a trial. I will answer any
communications addressed to me at 257 Plum
street, Cincinnati. Faun C. Teichmann.
R35" Call ami see me dttvlno your vlsW
to the Cincinnati X2xpoiltton.
WILL AM CAUDLE,
Manufacturer and Inventor of
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Made Double or Binirle for men or boys." Address
careT. K.Bali & Son,
J. R. SOUSLI5Y,
Architect, Contractor and Builder,
furnished and fall work war
ESTIMATES on Fcurth Street between
Market and Limesione. rqar4Cmdaw.
CITY AND COUNTY DIKECTOIO.
Conrts Circuit Court.
Judge A. E. Cole.
Commonwealth's Attorney T. A. Currau.
Clerk-B. D. Parry.
Jailer Dennis Fitzgerald. .
Tuesday alter second Monday in January
April, July and October in each year.
Judge Wm. P. Coons.
County Attorney J. L. Whitaker.
Second Mondayc: each month.
Tuesday alter secom. Monday in March, June'
September and December In each year.
Maysville, No. 1. W. H. Pollock and J. L.
Grant, flrstaud third Tuesdoysin March, June,
September and December,
Maysville, No. 2. Wm. Pepper and "W. L
Holton, first Saturday and fourth Tuesday
Dover, No. 3 A. A. Gibbon and A. F. Dobyns
first and third Wednesday, same month.
Minerva, No. 4-0. N. "Weaver and J. H. Watson,
first and third Tuesdays, snme months.
Germantown.NQ.o S. F. Pollock and James
Fegnn, flrstaud third Sntmdays, same months.
Sardis, No. 0-J. M. Ball and J. W. Tllton
second and fourth Saturdays, same months.
Mayslick, No. 7 O. W. Williams and J. D
Raymond, second and fourth Fridays, same
Lewisburg, No. 8 J. M. Alexander and
Abuer Hord, second and fourth Thursdays,
Oiangeburg, No. 9 W. D. Coryell and W.J.
Tully, first Saturday and last Monday, same
Washington, No. 10 John Ryan and James
Smithers, fourth Tuesday and third Wednesday,
Murphysville, No. 11 Lewis Jefferson and
E. L. Gault, fourth Monday and third Thursday,
Fern Leaf, No. 12-S. E. Maetin and J. B
Burgess, second and fourth Saturdays, same
Maysville, No. 1 J. P. Wallace.
.Maysville, No. 2 W. L. Moran.
Dover, No, 3-W. B. McMillan.
Minerva, No. 4 James Runyon. '
Germantown, Nor5 Isaac Woodward.
Sardis, No 6 J. A. Collins.
Mayslick, No. 7 Tnomas Murphy
Lewisburg, No. 8 S. M. Strode.
Orangeburg, No. 9- Thomas Hise.
Washington, No. 10 James Gault.
Murphysville, No. 11 W. R. Prather
Fern Leaf, No. 12-B. W. Wood.
Society Meetings Blosonic.
Confidence Lodge, No. 52, first Monday ol
Mason Lodge, No. 342, third Monday of each
Maysville, Chapter, No. 9, second Monday oi
Maysville Commandery, No. 10, fourtL Mo
day of each mouth.
I. O. O. F.
Encampment, No. 9, second and
fourth Mondays in each months at 7 o'clock.
DeKalb Lodge. No. 12, Tuesday night, each
week, at 7 o'clock.
Ringgold. No. 27, Wednesday night, each
week.ut 7 o'clock.
Limestone Lodge, No. 36, Friday night ol
I. O. W. M.
Wednesday night each week, at their hall on
Sociality's. V. M.
Second and fourth Sundays in each month
at their hull on Limestone street.
Father Mathew T. A. S.
First Suudoy in each month, at their hall
St. Patrick's Benevolent Society
Second Sunday in each month, at their Hall
on Limestone street.
Cigar Mali era' Union.
Flist Tuesday night in each mouth.
I. O. , T.
Monday night oi each week. .
K. C. R. R.. orilves at 9:30 a. m. and 8:15 p. m
Departs at a. m. and 12 m. ,
Bonanza, down Monday. Wednesday and
Fridays at fl p. m. Up Tuesday, Thursday and
Saturday ot 8 p. m.
The Board of Council meets the first Thurs
day evening in each month.
Mayor Horace January.
President L. Kd. Peorce.
First Ward-Fred. Bendel, E. D Nute, L. Ed!
Second W aid Dr. G. W. Martin, Thomas J
Chenoweth, M. C. Hutchlns.
Third Ward Matt. Pearce, Richard Dawson'
David Hechmger. , ,
Fourth Waid-Dr. J. P. Phister, B. A. Wal
llngford, John W. Alexander. -
Fifth Ward Wm. B. Mathews James Hall
Treasurer and Collector E. E. Pearce.
Clerk Horry Taylor.
Marshal-E. W. Fitzgerald.
Whorfmaster Robert Flcklin.
Wood and Coal Inspector Peter Parker.)
Marketmaster M. T. Cockerill.
City Physician Dr. J.T. 8trode.
Keeper of Alms House Mrs, S. Mills.
CqivSixth and Walnut Sts.
Lewis Vanden, Proprietor.
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