n . nV ii,' .3 t' f.V7 11
' DtlibcKATIfj' AT ALl I5MES AND TKDSR ALLfHtCUMSTANCES.
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lYOLUMEitijVI . 1;
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.-"'1 .y'"--".;1;, AKTHUPS,? i VINT ONrTMJ UN.T,-'-
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OIUO; iTIIIIRSMY, OCTOW .;17, 1SC7. . .
POBtlBHBD KVKBT TilUKBDAlP MOKXIJitt, BIT
i. w. iowm, niiog and mopbik o. .. :
OFFICIAL ORGAN OF VINTON COUNTY
y OFFICE In Dodge' t Building, over BwttUmoVt
Stori, corner Main and Locuit Street,- Eatt
f For Term,
"Odld'a Old Stand, near.the Steam Mill,
' McARTUUB, OHIO,
T8 prPd to do .11 manuer-of Llu.IfHmUhin,
Shoeing, . ' ' - .
Ironing of Maggus,.
,d th. n.nfclr. .ndrepr of :'!' S
TnolM. - All HOl'K
IIPPW '-V" J arruntd.
....' WM.HOlUl. A. 'WIIIII ADM.
S. GOETZ & CO,
: HAMDENV OHIO,:;; ;
AU Kindt of Guteri and Bed Fattening;
Hchin ery Tor furnaces.
1 Llkmrlii of Mnohincry Bepftinna doiio. Tbe
1 M.uff!.,uri:'M .r..Vito(iiiitr.O.
E(l'ir03B AWUU W ...-! . -
,. (biiinoohvoraud,) "
J0B.J.MeDOWW.L.... . ' V Jj,
, f. AMTl!
BANK OF DISCOUNT AND DEPOSIT.
XI AVIJ6 formsd cq-prlBrthipfor the purpon
11 nf ouductin a
K'KilAL ii ASKING AND EXCIIAN6E
, , BUSINESS. j,. .r," ...
mi.! ithmp! foilitii for the transaction ofnf
: bin no! peruinii la le(itimt Hnking,;we tiidc
1.1 wii to thr. biiHiceHnujlic wperllv.
i. UIIT AND SELL EkcHANUE, Ul'lN AND
Host. Money lond At rouble rtB u m
'p(Hb,fi p..r, lifMnue. HUiuns alyt .ou .d
' ud for ail. Intprt id or. time uepomis. -Porou
wishiDl? t0 Ttnut money to ureign t0
tri!u .ibtmn ! 'rafts at our OflWe.
CH Ad. BROW N, Preit. : DAN, WILL, Ca$k
'WILL, BROWN & CO.
"KhiDoor Wett Dan. Will $ JJro'i Store, NrA
. Side Mam btrett, ,
DO A GENERAL, BAN KING. ,BUSINiS8 ;
Deal in Exchange, , Government S(juri.
ties, Btook,: Ponds', Golcl nd SilTer, &o,
Depoireoeiyed., Interest paid on time
deposit. " " , ;. ;(
' .Collections made a (all accessible poiats
In the United States', i,;,., i,
.v United States Revenue Stamps fer sal.
All business done on the most liberal Urns
and with the utmost promptness. .
. IX. 0, MOORE,
PHYSICIAN AND STIRGKON,
A LL ENS y iL L E, ..OIL I 0
1 yTER an abBence'of two yeAra,..eflrs hit pro
A, fenionai services to the oitiieus ef Alleunille
,nd Aurrounding country. . .. . .,..: ... ; ,.v
March 21, ltWT-tf - . : ! J
; , i, 1 1 . ,r
PHYSICIAN AND SUKGEON,
' f .. HAMDEN, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO,
T'HANXWLfor the liberal pstroriage receied for
the two past years, he.woud say to those desir
t? bi professional services, that ne may always be
ound at his Office or residence, on Main btreet, un
as Absent on professional business. ' ''' ' -:.FbraaiyU,lWT-Iy.,
JOHN C. STEVKXSOIV,-.' '
r .ATTORNEY "'AND;' COUNSELLOR AT ,UW,
; JACK80N C. II., OHIO,
WILL practice in the Courts of Jackson, Tipton
and other counties. ..
.January 24, 1867-tf . r ,.
EICHARD CRAIG, ; ?
"Xl AVING been licensed'to' dispose of property by
rt ' Dublin auotlon, he will promptly attend uU Sao-
tionsfn Vintoncountv wheu solicited. v,,..
Oftloe Hhivel's Law Office, ia the Court Boils.
August li )80T-tf . t . ; " ' ,
,. ..L d I ' " '. ,! 117
. i ' J MoDOWELL,'
.9' if ,U.l 8.' ClalmAefeii j,1;";;;' :
M o A R T U U K ,-0 H I O .
"lUTIIA pretie In Vinton and adjoining counties,
W 5Alos'.ipiuy Collector of Internkllileveou.,
, Orrici In the Vlnfon County Bkj ,
Jiar, 1807-ffm '' '
. ; ARCHIBALD MAYO, I
(PRdSECUTING TT QRNEY OF VINTON COUNTY.)
if, MoARTHUR,' 0HI0 : .: 1 1
"XXtU't' Hpn'd -promptly to all leml: bnnineoa ea
trusted to his care in Vinton and, Jaekspn conn,
ties.' Ofluie-ln Doddride' New Bui dint?, outh
w est corner Main and Marketstreetfl-utistoirs. Mr.
Myolsin partnership with Porter DuHadWayol
Jackson eonnty, who can always be foandi during
f ac.iot, at tin CQico m Jat-kioo, Ohio,
May 30, 18(j7-H ' ' ' ,". ' "" . !
Attorney at XjCiwrt,
' MoARTHUR, OHIO.
WILL practice in the Courts of Viulon, .Athens,
huU Jaokson Counties; also, in the United
States Courts ot the Southern Distnctof Ohio, v " '
Orrica Second btorv of.Duvis1 JBuildiOH, jon MIn
8treet. . .... ;', ! ' . " !
January 24, 1807-tf
D. II. SUITEL,
Attorney cit Xjtvw,
MoARTHUR, OHIO. '
WILL attend promptly to all lenal busiaess en
trusted to his csre, in Vinton and adjoining
coimtiea. Office-ln the Court House, i
Julyll,18My - ... v
JOHN c nunc II , J r. ,
GO VT. FOURTH BT, CINCINNATI, OHIO
' AND Alt ilNDS OT
f MPORTKK ol French, German and Italian Violin
., ThT?ade supplied on the most hberal'ternn. j
General Western Agent for
MASOX. &. HAMLIN'S ;
SH0N1N0ER " OEM V QRQAN , AND
ANtf TH fclUBRATKB
' " AL8C A XABGil.BTOCK OT 1 , '.
From the Factories of the most of the Cahiiatid
MAKWis,. which I will sell low for ensh.
.. WOld Pianos taken in eichsnge for new.
Barl'ianoB and Oi'tcans for saU and to rent, by the
Month, Quartet r Year,
amount paid for rent being applied to pur
chase, desired. - .. '
IrtrAgents for Cabinet Organs and Pisnos
wanted in every town in Ohio, Indiana and
. Address, ... . .
JOHN CHURCH, Ja.,
Junetf7,18T-t Cincinnati, 0.
THE OTHER WORLD.
It lies around us like a-eloud,
.r.'l Arld'W 'oa,;iot.seei J J J
. ' Yl tb iwect closing f an ey : v j- j
' May bring us thera lobe.' 4.
' lie "gentle brecies fan pur ehecli; ; . . j
,J.Atni'd bur worldly tares,
Its geatU voieet whisper love, , , ,
V., .'-And Wngle with, our.prayers.'; .' ' y ,,' ;
', Sweet bearU around M Ikirok aad beat, -1
; Swet helpins hands art stirred, .!;'.. i
'- And paip(ale the1 .xtll.tittw-teii , :,';',','.'!i: .'ii j
.7,' I'Wi'tb, breathings almost heard.' ' j
The siltnoe, awful, sweet and calm,; j..v. 1
'"' They' liavt no power tt brtai j ,
For mortal wordj are not for then
Te litter or partake. r t r.y
l'''So thin, to soft, so Sweet they glide,
"' ;.'So near o press they seem; ;:;; '
They lull us gently to. our rest, k ".-'.-.
They melt into a'dream.
,'l a u ': , i I. ' , ; . 1 1 , U
And in the hush of rest they bring, !
; 'Tit easy now to see -
How lovely and bow sweet a ptBt
To olose the eye, aad ojose thft.ar,
) ii Wrapped in a trance of .Uiav.''siAvr ,
'.. .And 'gently drawn jin Joying armtjf !
:''' ' Tp' ' 'ivfobn to.that from this- '-" ( .;
-I I ..t-u'l': J.V,-..,'V ;;; cl.'jli
Soarct knowing if wo wake or sleep, :i , '
i i' ':'.' Scaroe'asking where we are,
To feel all evil trok a7i ,;.i'':,!i;,. j
t All Borrow and all care.. .;. V ;. ,,-,t
Sweet souls around iis i wph'ns'tUl
Press nearer to onr side;, 1
MStiurtho'ughts, into oar (pTaye,re, ?
L J Sfrith g'e'ntle aelpWg girde.1 J u - h-
eV doaffi between fie be as naught, w
i . "A" dried and van.iihe)i' stream
Yourjoy be the reality, r.ui, ,r yd'iZZ'A
Our suffering life the dream. ;
a opia,i tell ' us about) the' Angfy
"TTTl t 1 ' J.T
oceanj.r.Li VV.ni a:ep;.we oceau
angry t y ' ! '',' ii r)
" "Oh', i nas been cii6sED so
"in yrhaVpart i5f'thercliwcAi
irio' tW ' ring ; the (belles? 'At
Rounds travels at tho' fate" of '115o
feot par nocond win ;-th - air-tOGO, in
water,1 11,000 in "caM iroil, I7,00 In
steely 18,000 in glass, -and fi-om 4,C36
to i7,000'in vwvti; '; ' '; j -Ci V
MorcurV; freeze, at , .. 38 degrees
Ffthreneit,' and Becomes- a BoftdTmUseH
majlleable .under? the hammer.
The greatest height at which" vii
blo) clouds may exist does not exceed
ten; miles. - ' ' . "; '.''"!
Air is about 816 times lighter than
water. . - t-
Tho pressure of tho atmosphere up
on jevery squoro loot ot tne earth
amounts to 2,160 pounds. An ordin
ary sized, man,, supposing his .surface
to be 14 square feet, sustains the enor
mous pressure of 40,249 pounds. . . .
TJeat rarifies air to such an extent
thai it may he inado to occupy; 3500
times the space it did before. .
.The violence of the exjiatsion of
water when freezing is , sufficient to
cleave a globe of Copper such thick,
ness ad to require a forco of 2S,000
pounds to produce the same effect... . '
"During the conversion of ice into
water, 140 degrees of heat are absorb
ed.' ' " " " i
Water.when converted into steam
inc'eases increases in bulk'.lbOO
times, i ; -' ; ;. , V!,4.
One hundred pounds of water of the
Debd Sea .contain 45 pounds of salt.
The meart annual depth of rain "that
fall,a at the Equator. is 96. inches.
Assuming the temperature of the
interior of the. earth., increases uni
formly as we descend at tho rate of
on$ degree in 4ff fect,"at the' depth of
60 miles it will amount to 48.0.000 tje
green of Fahrenheit a degree of hat
sufficient to fuse all known substan
ces. y '- ., ' : ; '. !
The explosive force of. closely con
fined gunpowder is six and a half tons
to" th 'square inch. ', ;-"'- ,
TJie greatest Artificial cold oyer pr,
duced is 91 degrees Fahrenheit.
..Electricity moves with a' igreatcr
velocity than- lfelit.'wliich traVei'Sbs
time.. ,uf ,-n, :-.! ,, i..,-.,.!)
Thunder can bo hoard, at ..' tliof dis
tarice'of SO miles.- '?'
7 .L'ightning 'can be seen 'by iefidction
at. the;,dwtanco bif Sob inijos -XtHu I
PHILOSOPHICAL FACTS. NEVER.
:i .fiVKfttast'e'ah' atom when youif'are
.. , Never enter i tomnibus . -without
ha-vitig ihef exact change-,''-'"'"
,: Never1 stol) to talk in: church aisle
' i, ';vl .-I ..- ;M
alter tne service .is 9TerV(,v ,.f
Neye-pickyott hob ia-company . i
1 ' Never 6peak of your father "as' the
oidnkff.'V - rj-T';
Never repply to the epithet ,pr ,a
drunkard,. $ jfqol,, pr, a. low fellow.. j
Never speak contemptuously 'f wo-i
mankind. . ,V 7" '.'," .-.. (. .A i
,., a.b,uge,. f ,:iwlr9-wafl ,,p?tc
your bQttOrjtv.friendir:'; ; vii .:,-,''. "lit j
Never seek to create a smile at 'the
expense of your i-eligion 6i yorfr T Bi-
. (Never stand, at the oprncr of a
street. '"'' '' ' " I
Jley tabp A secaB4.oaji. -c rS i
Never eata hearty supper. lit:) . i
, .Never lns'poveHT
Never, fret; it . w"li-,. 'only, shorten
youdaya,,, 7;.,.w:.,.-l r ... .) 'i'
TP four attarters make 'one
garden - i.,,.
.... What is';fasMon?t ;!T j
! Dinner. . at .. midnight, ,, and
headachQi in the morning, , u ;
, ."It seems npJMot.
' ,"!Doefi yquc Imittingniacliine
seam?" asted an. old. lady of the
tinent .reply. h Jah?ilanit:ffi
SUMMER AND AUTUMN.
BY GEORGE ARNOLD.
I l 4
Oorjjeous leaves art whirling downj
Homeward cornea the seen ted bay,'
P.er the ttubble, sear and ofown"'
flaunt the autumn flowers gay
But-alajil u ,
', . Summers pass, L-!
Like ourijeys they pass awayf , 1
M-ijt-k-?-:-.J i'-X-V1 ' ' Tj
Fanned by many a 'balmy bfeeie, H
. In tbe sprinir. I live to lio
'Neath the nw)ylidded -trees, pj
Gazing upward ti tho sky,r N
Time will pass,. '
And the flowers of spring, mutt fief
Of t my maiden sat with me.T f
listening to the thrush's ions, j
Warhll.4 fnrth frnmi ltn irma
-t Ere the meadow bay was mown.:
Summers pass, - j ;j
Now, I wander alone! " i '' I
Hi 9, love tat summer-time", it fair,1
Decked with budi and blbssema gay,
But upon this aiitunin air .
Floats a voice, which teems to fay,
"Love, al&sl . "'
At tht summers pB9 away!".
BY CHARLES SWAIN.
Iler hand's like a ljly ; (
'-''BiTt just at theiip '. : r!
It hath stolen a tint
Like the hue ef her lip!
Her breath's like irjorning "
When hvacintht plow;
Her feet leave a blest ing - .
Whtrtvtr tiiey gul
" . : , . : .
For etch eat she's something
v". Te eomfort or eheer; - '
Wiien her purse falls her wihe,
She gives them a tear.
E'en the sound of her step
Seenn to bring them relief;
And they bless that sweet face
' "Which speaks hope 'mid their grief.
Her mouth's .like a rose-buJ,
--- jtaet,budding. half through,-
ff h'tt .ens at morn '. ( . ;
Amid fragrance and dew;
And her heart is a dw tiling '' '' "
'" Where angels 'riiight re; I
A'nd forget their oWn heaven
Ii In. that of hdr breast.. - ii.
JIM WOLFE AND THE TOM
BY MARK TWAIN.
1 I knew .by the sympathetic 'glow
upon' his bald head 1 know by the
thoughttul look upon nis lace-1-:! kne-w
by !the emotional" flush upon the straw
berry on the end of the old free liver's
',11: - i'ti'i ' ti7-u) - ' ; !
nOBe, mat, oimoii rviiouiurB tuouujiy
was busy with the olden1 tinier And
rid'l'p'rejistrod to' leave", "because1 all
these ' were" symptoms of a reminis-
ience-nsign? ,bat 0 was. , going .to- pe
dqliycr,o4,.of angther., of his- tiresome
personal experience's but; I ' was tjo
sib'wj'''h!e'!:g.oit" the' 'start 'dfrne;" As
nearly 'a's' I 'j6&t recollect', the infliction
-wa's;icouohed!iri-.tho; following-; Ian-
AtiiWfi was tall boys, then, and didn,'t
care.foE nothing, only how. to. shirk
devilment air the "time.'! i Thishi-yar
JimV Wolfe' J' Was' : talking about, 1 ivas
the bWt.hoartedi'ifeUer.ii he; was-aijid
the. mpst forgiyin,' and, onselfish, .l$rT
er Hoe--well. there couldn't be a niore
DI;11UU1 null uu A i-yv.v.u .mm v
bullifer boy thah; what, he" was, '' ia'fce
liim' how you woula : ana sorry enougn
was P. when I seen him for the last
time.j ;,.; i't. ?; .lt-i, ;-..,hi;.-nitr
"Me and Ilenry . was., always pester
ing liim n4,pla8terin hand bills u-iai-,
,his pack , and pWnbumblebeies
Ih-his" bed. and so -on, and .'sometimes
novwiu-btyuyjis 41 ip jgp.ytuiug ?uu. yuw
we'd let on, to 'get mad and fight acro'Bt
hvmsos.to Keep mm snrreu up uko.
I'.was'jriine'teon, ,He',wa' aiid long,
and'jauk,. ,' and, bashful Vana 'we : Was
fifteen or sixteen, ;and-'t61oi-ab1ly" lazy
and worthles8t. ,., t, ..
"So.'that night, you kno, that' my
Bisterllary.' gftW the catidy ' pullih1,
they 'started .us'otf to. bed 'early,; so as
the. 9omp'y. could havej full 'awing;
and w,e run in M'.JM to ' have ' ,60'me
. (i .) ,.-.'.'.. :v J , .!.. 1 .. 1. i ... .
.on like sin. There was four inches 0!
snow ph the roof, and it was froz'o so
th'art there 'Was a 'righl smart crust ol
ico on it, and .the moon , was' shiniii'
bright and wo could see them cats like
daylight. . First they'd stand olt and
e-yow-yow-yow, just tho same as if
f"fi-y ''-iviyU' niiaaln nrifl" nnnflrtn''''trn
J - - - -' .......... uiwm. . j jf
knowbow up their backs and bush up
thoir tails, and swell around "and spit,
and then tll (Of a sudden the gray cat
heU'sha'tctj "a hanilfuloffur if the
yaller cat's ham, and spin him around,
like tho buttoii' on the burn door. - 'But
theyallor cat i Was1 game, and' he'd
come and pHpch, and they'd , scratch
and ite, and howl, aud ,tho way they'd
ihako 'the fur fly w(as powerful.' ' 1
"Well, Jim ho cot discrustod with
the row and 'lowed' ' he'd climb' out
there and shake 'em offn that roof.
lie hadn't really no notion of doin' it,
nicely, Dut wo everiastincly teDgired
him and bullyragged r him, and 'lowed
he'd always bragged bow he wouldn't
take a dare, and so on, till bimeby he
Lusted up tho winder, and lo and be
hold, out he. ..went went just ha lie
was nothin' " on but , a shirt,
and it was short. Tou ought to a seen
him I You ought to a seen him-: cro-e-pin'
over that' ice) ahd diggin'iiis toe
nails and Jiis.ifinger naila in fprto koep
him from slippin'; and above allj you
ought to a seen "that shirt flappin' in
the wind, and ; them : long rediclous
shanks of his'nglistcnin'' in the moon
light. .,.!,-.!;.,.' ',!-. "... .)
"J,hcm , comp ny , folks was: down
thero under the oaves, tho whole souad
of 'nvufidbr 'that orhery shed of dead
VVashnton Uower vines all scttn
round about twodozon sassor of hot
candyj.which they spt in the- snow to
cool. Ana they was, laughin apd
talkin'- lively. ,. but bless you, ,th'ey
didn't'know ' nothing about the. pano
rama, that was goin dn ; over their
heads. Well: Jim, he went a sneakin'
up, onbeknowns to them i torn; dats
they was a swishin'. their tails and
ypw-yowin and threatcnin' to clinch,
TT., lr .1 "ST! n .I A 'nf nni.ATi1 'a-J-' A . .
tion he went asne-kin' and a sne-kin'
right up to the comb of the' roof,- till
ho was in a foot and' a half of em, and
then all of a sudden he made a grab
for the yaller cat ! But, by gosh, he
missod nro and slipped his holt, and
his heels flow up arid ho flopped on
his tack and' shot offn that roof like
dart! went a 8rnasli'in'.hnd a crashm'
down thro' thn.Utiisty vines and
headed right, in the tenter of all them
com'ny people j '. shot "down like
yearth- quake i'ii ihetri two!dozen sas
sers of red hot candy, . and lot off
howl that,JyT'as' hark frotn .the "tomb!
Them girlwell, they left, you know.
They see ho warn't dressed ..for com
pany, and so they left,' All done in
second;' it 'was1 just" 'one little war
whoop, and a whish l .of their dresses,
and blame .thetweucb, 'ofrem was in
sight anywhere t '"' ' " '..
"Jim he: 'was ' iri sight. ' lie was
candy cleandown ...tp.,,i.is iheels, and
had more busted sa'sscrs nangin' to
him than 'If 'he 'was 'a Japan princess
and Ira ciimeik prancing up stairs just
a whoopin'.arrd . a.-cussin', and every
jump he 'made he shed some china,
- j . .' '...' t .' 1 n. 1 'I j. 1 .
anu every squirm ue ieicnca- no arip
ped some candy.? j r ! i .'.
"And blistered ! . V hy, bless your
soul, that poor creature couldn't really
sit dowtt' comfbrtabhtffoi as much four
weeks.".'. .... . '.,'.. , r -
The Ru$'sia;Aky. Since'
the terminatiort of :tBe Crimean
War,theRussiaij armyihas been
increased.by men. Its
effectiye. strengtb, at the present
time' is, '1,100,000, comprising
300,000' irregular'trfjops. The
military organfjzatibn of the
Empire id ' ;so." -tdihplete" that iri
case of, -war the ..fighting force
ot the country could ,be raised
in a few !days timet6r 1,500,000
men. r . , . . ,
, . CpcLDN"! JR-tpmlate. Said a student
to his chum-.. . ;, . . .'
'"' "Tliere is a wioi m the", hall." " :
''"Awiott what is that?" ' .
yiAwmpus." i'l ' : '.''' "
."..f'And what is a wumpusf'.. j , ;
, ,"Why, a wangle-, ;toi be sure,'.' .
"Well, what is a wangle t" "
"Why, a great wow among the stu-
' TtTEHE is dansre'rih'bemsr too
at;''' Ah'.'&ld lady in Holland
sqr, uona ne eiping;rooni, poor
uniiUhe feLl thrQugh it into the
j:. .'V- u . .;'
' ' f rt n M1 ii
A small boy, .out,. west was
assisting', his father to mark
sheep with paint and brush.
The father would catch a sheep
and sny to the ' boy, .
. Otarkthat!"- .
:, , After the job; was done . tha
boy started, for 'his home,' which
was at isome distance and was
overtaken - by a minister' on
horseback, who, seeing the: boy
barefooted, invited him to. ride
behind huu. . After the boy was
seated he besran to" catechise
him thus: ' "'1 1,1
4MV lad. do" Vol! nt.fnnrl fTa
Sabbath School ?'': r .
"Nol" was tho reply. ;
"You should attenrf the si
bath School,'7 mark that! "All
good children should attend
both church and Sabbath
School, mark that!" , ;
. After many more remarks of
this kind the'boy replied: - '
"I have 'mai-ked; your back
all over now; and it looks like
The reyerned gentleman .was
somewhat1 astonished when hp.
examined his coat. ; ;' -1
Girls let us tell you the stubborn
truth I ,; No young woman ever looks
so well to a; sensible young -man, as
when dressed in plain, neat, modest
attire, without a single ornaniont about
hor person! . She looks then as though
she possessed . worth in herself and
nocded nQ.artificial riggingto enhance
her value. !;If a young woman wpuld
spend as much time in improving her
mind, her temper, training and cher
ishing kindness, mercy, and good qual
ities, as most of them do m extra dress
charms,; she" would at a glance, rbe"
known among a thousand her char
acter would be road in the. counten
ance. . ;,:'
Ox August 31st the London 'Times
contained obituary notices of seven
persons, whose united ages amounted
to 698 ; years, giving an. averageTof
nearly 85J years to each. : The oldest
was a lady who had reached 92 years;
the youngostj a man 82 years ola.n .
.''- ri. ii. i-i iibi, ' i .i -,
"SAM,r.why am members of CQngross
like the fishes?" ' . j.li
"I don't meddle -wid de subject,
Pomp." :-'- - )
"Why; don't you see nigga? Doy's
so found ob de-bate." ..- '.v7:'l o.-.'T
: . I)TJBLa .a medical examina'tiph.' &
student was asked the question-ll . ..
.: 4'.When does mortification ensue?!',
; :"When you pop the"" question and
are answered iid." ! '', ' ' : . 1 - ' ; ' ; ' ' '
VQh,r' Jdcpb,','" said : a, ' master
to bis apprentice' '. boy,' "it is
wonderful to see what a quanti
ty you eat." :--; " i--r-.Lrs.j-
"Ye8," - master; ' replied the
boy; "lhave been' practicing
since I was a child..' 'Vf;'"1-
, ..Girls kiss one. another, , htlg
one another, but never marry
one another, if they know thera-
selves--', ;-'.--' '-''--'-"-:; -''"i...
. - ..". ;" ' "'- r QJi
' ' B uiTlsIi TnADK. In " 1864 ' the 1 im
ports of merchandise into' Great Brit
ain amounted to $761,945,265; in 186S
tho imports had increased to 'SI ,476 j
02,165. i ; In " 1854 the exports of
British produce and manufactures am
ounted to $485,923,630, being nearly
Sl8 for eacli of: the population.! In
1866 these exports had increased to
$944,138,925', being about $32 for each
of the population:, r : .' ; ' ', -t "
Molasses Cur CAKEorrPne .
cup molasses,. . (nic e, . goigum . is
the best,) one cup sour 'milk, one
cup of sour, milk, one cup of. but
ter, three eggs, one teasjjoonful
of saleratus,. ."flour to umake ; it
sufficiently .thick ; ;bake. : Jbx a
tolerably, hot oyen
Jt. .is. often , . a .pretty, good
matrimonial firm .that , consists
of three-quarter wifo; . and one
cftlarter husband.'; m ?'.? odT
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