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M' ARTHUR, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1871.
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M' Arthur, Doc. 20th. 1871.
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Railway Time.
Marietta & Cincinnati Rail Road.
Marietta & Cincinnati Rail Road. TIME TABLE.
On nt nrter Nov. 19 . 1871, Trains will
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CINCINNATI KXPHEH will run dally.
A 1 1 ofhAr'Pi'j, I tin Hall v. ntwnt Milntlliv.
CIN(;iNNATI KXPRHSH EAST itliikos no
stop biitwecii Haimltm and Allu'iiH.
S355t3 a"l3f iei'sltS
Portsmouth Branch.
Hail. Accommodation.
Dop. Hanulon
1.45 P.M. (1:00 A.M.
t.U 7.0 "
.I0 " 10.M "
8.15 A.M. 12'0P. .
11:35 " 8,S0
li.li I'.M. 6.10 "
JHClti
Ar'. Poru
Dep. TortH
Ar v. Jack
Jltl'KHOll
rtsinouih
l'Mmouth
Hamdeit
ckson
Trains Connect at Loveland
For all points on the Little Mlml Hullrorwl.nnd
at mo iiKiiannpoiis ciiicimmti icuJironu j unc
tionforall points Wo.t.
W. W: PKAHODY,
MatUrvf 1anijortaHoii
"BEE LINE."
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and
Indianapolis Railway.
On and niter MONDAY, Mav Hth. 1871, Ex-
Trains will Kicavk COLUMnUS and
ItKSri.lNKniidARitiVgiit points uained be.
low, ns follows:
Stations.
Oolunilius ,
Crostllnq. ,,
Clevolaml.,
No. 2.
.IlilOam
. liHIIpui
..8:45 pm
.10:H0pm
No. 4.
4:10 p m
6 :)' (t 111
9 :45 p in
4:10 pm
6:45 a m
7:0Ta in
8 :00 p m
lLttOpm
8:ai)p in
i H p m
1 25 ik m
1125 a m
1 40 p m
0 25 p m
815p m
No. 8.
2:35 a m
4:50 a in
7:80 a in
8 :00 p m
Niasfara Pall. .. ,7:00a m
Nuftalo. .
Kocliestor ...1 Jtm
Albany 9:45am
JtoHtou B;20 pm
Now York City. 8:Bn p m
OroMtllna. ....... 11J R p in
PlttHlmrg 0 35 p in
Harrlsburg 715am
Baltimore 10 40 a in
Washington .... 1 10pm
Philadelphia... 1115 am
4 :4U p in
5 :05 p m
1 :Ht ft 111
11:00 am
6:40 am
"TSS a in
3 45 pin
3 40 a in
K ' ;t i ' rr 7,-. a rv -a n
7 00 am
t i-BHciino iiaupm T4.ipm Bnin
Fort Wayue .... Baoatil- 115am llSiani
Chlongo 12 10 pin 7 JO am AOOpni
7 45pm
8ty No. 1. loavliift Columbia at 4:10 p. m.
lias a TIhoiikIi Ciirvia Delaware for Hprinillold,
roaliln.irAprliirfleld without chmi arc nt 7:30 pin.
Train No. on the Cohlniliim A Hocking Vnl
ley Hallroa.l connect with No. 4Tmln. Through
Tickets for mile at Athens.
PA8SKNOICK THAINS returnlntt arrive at
Oolitinbus at 1130a m. 11:15 a.m. and 8:50 a. m.
WarPalaca Day and Sleeping Cars
On All Trains.
prti'lNo8"l(mvlniiOoluinliiBt 3:M n m, on
HuihTjiv. runs through wltliout ilntontlnn, br
both Erlo and New York Central KallwaMi,
arriving at NeW York on Monday morning at
0:40 .ST.
For tinrllmiliii' Information In regard tn
through tlckoln. tlmn, cnnoactlons, oto,, to all
palnlw li:iMt, 'st, North and South, apply to
or addrusi K FOKD, flolunilMia.Olilo.
.S. FLINl', Oen, Hiinnrlntondant.
JAMrCS PATTKHHON, .- . .
Oen. Agent, Uolumbus,
ECGEJ7E FOKD.
PoHtfiigor igoiit, Colttmliut.Oi
Indianapolis Railway. Railway Time.
KANSAS & MISSOURI
—VIA—
OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI
RAILWAY.
EXPRESS TRAINS DAILY Q
3
1 THEOUHPROIM O
inciimati Viliiojt Clanae of Cars !
THE OHIO & MISSISSIPPI
Ownil and operatod by ono Oom;)ny from Cln.
crnimtl toSt.Louis, tliarufova patsenKM-e are
of car
VKR ol baing carried throiigU wltnoHt clinnge
THUS
AVOIDING
tha poasibility lucldent toother routes (which
aro mada up of several short rondi) of mining
eonnectioQS, and siibjm'tlnr their passUrs to
(lisagreeablsclmugo)
Families and Others Seeking Homes
In tlio rich valleys and on the fcrtlto prairie of
wemern .unoiiri, jiansns, neurnsKa, uoiorwio,
or i mora aurani sraie oi (. anionic, win con
suit their own InleroAt bv calliiiK on or addrois
ing theundersiKiioil, Contracting Agent, as a
lougremteiice in tne -weawrn conniry nssia
miliarized him with tlio boit localities.
This Roata in 37 mile Shorter than
via Indiauapolia.
TIIlSOUC.fi! TICKETS
Cnn I io nniohasod at all the Principal Ticket
Offices of Uoiiuootliig Lines, n.id In Cincinnati
ui uiouenerai unices oi iii-e lioinpimy,
119 Tine Street,
Broadway, Corner Front Street,
Main Street, COrner Levee, stnd tit De
pot Foot of Mill Street,
EDWAHD GALLUP,
t'outrooting sxnger Agent,
110 Vina St., ClucliinHtl, Ohio,
FOR LOUISVILLE
, And The
SOnTH!!!
"VIA.
OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI
RAILWAY.
TlioroimiU'tlonof the Louisville Division of
this romlmid the aiilcndid equipment lor pass
enger travel makes this the
BEST ROUTE TO LOUISVILLE
AND ALL POINTS
South and Southeast.
3T1IRUOG11 TJlAim
Datlu.
With Ulroct Ceninections from the East for
Louisville Without Change of Cars I
clmiHtiunrl pusiengcrs aro dcliveiccl at depots,
hotels or rCHIilouct-s in Louisville r'KLtt.
This Is tlio only 1'ohiI whose trains lsave Cln-
Ask for Tickets via Ohio i&
Iliss.,
and take no others.
TIIROVfiH TICKETS
t an be puroliMsedat all the
Principal Ticket Offices of
CONNECTING LINES, AND IN
OIITC ATI,
At the General Offices of the Cornpanr
119 VIiE STREET,
Broadway, Corner Front Street,
Hnln St., cor, Luvoe.
and at the Depot, toot of Mill Street.
Edward Gallup,
Contracting Passnnger AKont.
11!) Vine St., Linciiiiintl. Ohio.
ST. LOUIS AND CHICAGO.
SHORT LINE ROUTE.
1871 Spring; ft Summer Arrangements .'71
Indianapolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette
BA.ILKOAD.
The Oreat Tli rough Mall and Express Passen
ger Line to St. Lonis, Kansas City, 8t. .losnpli,
fienver, ah Francisco, and all points in Missou
ri knn.n snrl (.'nlol'fldo.
The shortest and only direct route to Indian
np.dis. Lafnyette, Terra llnuto, Cambridge City,
apriugneld, Peoria, Burlington, Chicago Mil
waukee, 8t. Taul, and nil point lu the. North
west. Tlio IndiRnapolls, Cincinnati and Lafayette
UMlroad, with its connections, now offers pajia
engors more facilities In Through Couch and
lceping Car Service thnn than any other line
from Cincinnati, having the advantage of
Through Dullv Cars from Cincinnati to St. Louis,
KnnsHS City,' St. Joseph, Peoria, Imrllngton,
Chicago. Omiilia, and all Intermediate points,
presenting to Oolonista and Fttmillosauch coin
torts and accommodations as are afforded by
uo other ronto,
Through Ticket and Baggage Chocks to all
points.
Trains leave Cincinnati at7:00 a. M.; 2:10 r. M ;
0:00 V, U., and 10:00 P.M.
Tickets can bo obtained at No. 1 Ilurnet
iiouae, corner Third and Vine ; Public Landing,
rimer Main and River; alo, at Depot, corner
Filim and Pearl Streets, Cincinnati, O.
Be suro to purchase tickets via Indianapolis,
Oinolunati and Lafayette Kailroad,
W. H. L. NORM,
n TicketAg't, Indianapolis
O. F, MooRS, p ,Oinclnuatl.
TV JklllllK-!
SHOTGUN
Hew York Offloe. 27 BEEffW.AH ST.
XLRB Vh VEUS !
rpItB Nw X L Rovolver, No. 1 S3-100 Cal., Ne.
I S 33-100 Cnl.. short. No. 8 87-100 Cal.. long. No.
488 100 Cal,, for Pocket Revolvers, a r unnw.
paund. They use the ordinary Copper Cart-
rings ana are noautnui iQiuupo ananaisa,
TUB SAIL AM) DSRRJXGSIt,
1-100 Cal., has do equal as a Derringer.
TM and eompUU ttock qf
Guns, Rifles, Pistols, Ammunition
and Sportsmen's Goods, ;
Manttfaoturtdty
MER WIN & HULBERT, . '
IS CkamUri anitt Rtadi Slrteli,
Send for Catalogue. fai-TH KttoYorh.
AVOID QJACKS. A victim of early Indlseie
tlon, causing nervous debility, premature d-o
ray, ale,, having fried In vein every advertised rom
edy, has discovered a elmp'e means of solf.cnre,
wlil.'h he will send to his fiOlnw-suffnrera. Aessdilr
J. 11. HliUVKS, "1 NaiiauBtree, Ntew York.
The Pictorial Family
Register.
. We have just received from
t'io3e well-known publishers
of ' first-class subscription
books, Messrs. E. Ilannaford
& Co., a copy of their unique
and beautiful novelty. "Tbe
Pictorial Family Register."
We hardly know how to des
cribe it, but may say that it
combines tbe features of a very
tasteful family photograph
album with a complete and
systematically Arranged family
history. It has evidently been
prepared with great care to
meet a real want in society. In
every family there are sacred
memories, conuected with the
living and the dead, and a safe,
elegant and tasteful arrange
ment for preserving a fuller
record of them than is con
venient in the Family Bible, is
often felt to be exceedingly
desirable. The publishers of
the work before as have provi
ded for this in admirable style.
A great deal of information,
both interesting and valuable,
in the history of every family,
is constantly being forgotten
and lost, for the want of some
means j ast such as this. "Reg
ister,'' for collecting and pre
serving it. Its forms are neatly
printed and very simple, so
that any one who can write can
easily fill them up. In addi
tion to these forms, the "Regis
ter" four pages to each indi
vidual embraces a suitable
spnee for miscellaneous memo
randa of nny kind, and a leaf
for the insertion of a photo
graph. There are enough of
these Registers to include all
desired dates in respect to
twenty-five individual lives
and persons. Two "Military
Records" are also added at the
close of the work, for nothing
the principal events in the mil
itary life of those members of
the family who may once have
served their country in the
army. From this brief descrip
tion, our readers will 'perceive
that the ('Pictoral Family Reg
ister" is really a treasure of
home comfort and household
information, j a desideratum,
and a positive luxury. It is a3
useful, too, as it is ornamental.
The enterprising publishers,
Messrs. E. Ilannaford & Co.,
(177 West Fourth street, Cin
cinnati, and 158. South Clark
street, Chicago), announce that
it will be sold by subscription
only. They desire agents for
it everywhere. We are not in
formed in regard to the com
missions allowed, but from the
character and standiag of the
firm, we have no doubt they are
liberal, and if so, the Bale of
this most popular work must
prove highly remunerative.
Diseased Lungs are Greatly
on an Incrcnao in this
Country.
The suddon ohanging of weather
has done much to give rise to Con
sumption. But there are thousands
of cases who bring it oa by thoir
own imprudonce such ns wearing
damp clothing, and going from the
warm room into the cold air, And
checking the prespiration, which
causes irritation of the Lungs, and
then matter or phlegm will collect,
whioli rmturo will try to rolieve by
coughing it up, to prevont postnlos
from forming. Ifnataro does not
raise the tuattor With easo, nnd stop
this inflammation, tuboroles will
soon form, and Consumption will
soon follow. Allen's Lung Balsam
will cure and prevent thousands of
cases of Consumption if it is only
taken in timo. For sale by all
Druggists. 48-4t.
Wl call attention to the card of Us Sc. Louis
IfodlclnaOo., a chartered lost Hut Ion; tksy offer
uttropolltau Mill to ill. M y
Godey' Lndy's j Bodfc for
January 1873. Two Steel
Plates and a Laf-go Mum-ber
of Other Illustrations.
This number of fcrodey con
tains a handsome tejteel plate
with the title. "Thl Secret,"
asteel plate title pae a tab
leau picture, and que of the
finest fashion-plate we have
seen for some time, j (in addi
tion to these) an i?itra fine
plate will be- found .vdf parlor
ornaments, or more ,$rcperly a
design cjifujaislfin& bay
window, printed in a variety
of rich colors. Then we have
the double plate--"Mr&. Loli
pop's Party" -the first of the
promised series. "A New
Year's Call" is a choice wood
cut. ,And any number of en-
t ...
gravings belonging to the
numerous departments to
V
which the book is noted.
A goodly number of stories
and miscellaneous reading, an
excellent piece of music by
the musical editor, and ' a
suburdan residence in the lial-
ian style by the Mestra.
Hobbs complete th attractions
of the January number. i
Godey is the cheapest of
magazine, because it is the
best. For the past forty-two
years the Book has been con
sidered the guide of women in
everything that is calculated
to elevate the sex. Terma, $3
per year, with special induce
ments .to clubs. Address L.
A, Godey, Publisher, Philadel
phia, Pa.
We will furnish Godey and
the Mc Arthur Enquirer one
year, for $3 25.
Auctioneer. Pkyton Cox, rusid-
ing near Ilamden, w hone P. O. ad
dress is Heeds Mills, Vinton Coun
ty, will attend to all business in his
line at all times when called upon,
46-4t.
A IochI and county ftgont wanted
for the Equitable Life Assurance
Society of the United States for this
place or county.
1 no new business of the Equita
ble is larger than that of any Lifo
Insurance Company in the world.
This is an opportunity to receive a
flrst clnsa agency. Address,
C. C. CRAVES, Resident Sec
Cincinnati, O.
Logan Iron Furnace. The
Iron Furnace at Logan was
lately bought by Gen., Thomas
and the two Churchills, of
Sanesvule, and a company has
been organized nnd the Fur
nace stocked. All the stock
has been taken, nnd to the
above names as owners, we
now add Capt Wm M. Bowen,
Colonel, C. II. Rippey, J. E.
Trich, J. L. Collius and Austin
[Hocking
Sentinel.
Ready-made clothing deal
era in Washington appeal to
the dishonesty of their custom
ers to get rid of shopworn and
old style of coats. They put
a fat pocket-book in an inner
pocket, tell the purchaser that
"the coat was made for Mr.
Brown but, was too tight across
the back, and he returned it."
Tho buyer feels the wallet,
supposes Mr. Brown left it,
says nothing and pays two
prices for the coat. IIo in
dulges in profanity when he
finds that the contents of the
pocket-book are newspaper
scraps.
ToJ clean velvet. Wet a
cloth and put it over a hot flat
iron, aud put a dry one over
that, then draw the velvet
across it, brushing it at the
same 'time with a - soft brush,
and it will look as nice as new.
The farmers of Effingham,
N. II., enjoy an unusualluxu
ry in the possession of a cave
which is a natural ice-house,
being filled up every winter
with the summer supply,
Sentinel. News Items.
Fifteen thousand ties
belonging to the New Jersey
Western railroad" were burned
at Newark on the 10th. Loss
ten to fifteen thousand .dollars.
Mr. Gasfcm was re-elected
Mayor of Boston, on the 11th,
by nearly 3,700 majority.
The vote stood, Gaston (Demo
cratic and citizens' candidate)
9,820 Newton Talbott (Re
publican) 6,157.
Another item for Mr. Dar
wHi,n. faring, the' recent yellow
tever epidemic, the monkeys
were prone to take the disease
while the other animal's were
exempt from it.
Thirty-seven inhabitants of
Salem recently rode together in
a car dawn br a single horse,
to attend a concert in aid of
the society for the prevention
of cruelty to animals.
The Czar of all the Russians
is sagaciously making provis
ion for a possible future siege,
by constructing all his railroads
with a different gauge from
that of any other country.
A Lowell grocer has a
sagacious dog who never sees
anything being weighed ou the
scales without putting one foot
on the platform, aud innocent
ly looking out of the door.
The great whale which was
washed ashore at Boston has
been visited by thousands of
folks. -The weight of this
whale is estimated at 200,000
pound!, and it is thought that
he will yield 1,500 pounds of
whalebone.
Exchanges say there is more
small-pox in "Wisconsin nt the
present time than ever before.
The diseaie is reported in
nearly all the large towns and
in some of the smaller ones.
It is reported in some Minnes
ota towns in the southern part
of the State.
The United Brethern
church in Franklinton, Colum
bus, is to be sold by order of
the Court, to satisfy a mort
gage claim. This new substan
tial church, dedicated during
the past summer, costing about
$10,000.
A dispatch from San Fran
cisco, says that Col. Dickey's
California mustang mare, Kate,
trotted twenty miles on a very
heavy track on the 7th, in
fifty-nine minutes nnd thirty
two seconds. One hundred
dollars was then offered that
she. could trot another mile
inside of 2'55 immediately.
Four hundred and fifty
canal boats are still frozen in
on the Hudson River and Erie
canal. Some few boats, it is
thought, maybe far the greater
number, with cargoes valued
at four millions of dollars, will
have to remain ice-bound dur
ing the entire winter.
A colored sovereign in
Pittsburg, who wanted to vote,
swore that he was born in
18G9, ' and was twenty-five
years old. He should have a
place under Boutwell, by way
of aiding the people in under
standing the condition of the
National debt.
Consoling. A country
squire in Jew .England was
called in by a colored family
to make a tew remarks at the
funeral of their son, in the
absencee of the only clergy
man in the place. The weep
ing friends were seated about
the room, when he arose and
said: "It's pretty bad; but if
I were you I wouldn't take on
so.. It's all for tho best.
Supose he'd lived and grown
up to bu a fat, healthy boy,
he'd never be nothing but a
nigger anyhow!" ;
A North Adams Chinaman
applied to one of the druggists
for a six quart pail full of whis
ky, and when asked what he
wanted it for he answered, 'Me
want to eat him.'
Railroad Matters.
The- Dfwctof of the Oalli
polis, McArthur and Colum
bus Railroad met at their
office, in Gallipolis, on Satur
da)', December 2.
There was present: Wm. II.
Langley, President, Wm. Sho
ber, Secretary, Reuben Ales
hire, Wm. II. Eagle, and
Thomas B. Davis.
The following resolutions
were present and adopted, to
wit:
.Resolved, hatVVnv H
Langley, President, and
Reuben Aleshire be and they
are hereby authorized and
instructed to make such pro
positions to persons proposing
to do work for the Gallipolis,
McArthur and Columbus Rail
road Company, as they may
think equitable and for the in
terest of said Company, aud if
such propositions as they may
make to any person or persons,
are nccepteu, or ir tne said
Wm. II. Langley and Reuben
Aleshire should receive from
any other person or persons a
proposition or propositions to
do work, that they think are
equitable and for the interest
of the Compnny, than in either
or all such cases, they are auth
orized and instructed to con
tract or agree upon terms of
contracts with such persons.
Provided, no contract shall
be made binding the Company
to pay for grading, bridging or
masonry, or either ot them
over seventy -five per ccut,.on
such contracts in money, and
the balance to be paid in the
stock of the Company nt fifty
dollars per share. JNot less
than fifteen per cent, of the
monthly estimates for work
done on said contracts to be
held back on each and all
monthly estimates. Said per
centage may all be held back
in the stock, part of the pay
ments, or part in stock and.
part in money, until the work
named in said contract is com
pleted, as a guarantee to said
Company for the faithful per
formance of such contract?;
and certificates for the balance
of such stock payments may be
issued by the Secretary or
other proper officers of the
Compauy monthly as the work
progresses, which certificates
shall be negotiable aud bear in
terest at the rate of seven per
cent, per annum, and the cash
payments for such work may
be paid on the monthly esti
mates, as the work progresses.
And further
Resolved, that the said
Wm II. Langley and Eeuben
Aleshire be and they are here
by authorized and instructed
to do whatever they think ' for
the interest of said Company,
and that which will be likely
to conduce to the early, econo
mical and sucessful building
and completing said Kailroad;
and that they exercise their
discretion as to who and the
time of employing engineers to
make a final location of said
Railroad, until further instruc
ted, and to report their pro
ceedings to this Board at its
successive meetings.
The above action was taken
after mature deliberation and
discussion, and looks like busi
ness. All persons who are in
terested in our Railroad should
exert themselves until the
work is accomplished. There
is no use in talking about it
all know the benefit the Road
will be to Gallipolis nnd the
country along the route, and
should give all the assistance
in their power to secure its
early completion,
A Chicago paper says the
surest way of preventing hy
drophobia iu dogs is to supply
them well with water, and the
safest way to insure them an
abundance of this indispensa
ble fluid, is to anchor them in
about seven feet ' of water, so
that their heads will be from
eighteen to twenty-five inches
bolow the surface
Clippings.
An Elmira editor, speaking
of the marriage of a brother
quill, nays : 'It's sad, however,
this parting with old friends.
One by one they drop off and
double up.'
Although many would deem
such a privilege at great pleas
ure, a man in Indiana has pos
itively refused to pay for an
obituary notide of his mother
in-law.
It is cheerful to be sitting la
a railroad car, going at tha
rate of forty miles an hour, and
have a man pass through the
train and leave a tract in your
lap entitled, 'Prepare to Meet
Your God.' ,
Mrs. Nathan Baker, of Nod
away county, Mo., has four
pairs of twins. She is thirty
seven years old and the mother
of nineleeu children, thirteen
of whom are living.
The first disaster on the
Eastern Railroad occurred to
an extra train returning from
apolitical meeting at Marble
head; tha second was during
camp meeting at Hamilton; and
the third wa the end of last
week when the trains had been
crowded with visitors to both
military camp and camp meet
ing. There never was -a greater
demand for laboring men than
at the present time, and yet
there are many idle ones, who
stand . around the corners
doubtless waiting for positions
as railroad conductors or cash
iers of banks.
They buried a pauper in New
Orleans a ftjw days ago, and it
turns out that he was master
of $150,000 in Ohio, but had
not known of his good fortune.
It is said that his heirs have not
been at all annoyed by this ig
norance. They tell of a woman at
Granville Corners who recently
went to the store and purchased
some eggs with which to com
plete her baking, when out of
the first one she broke jumped
a chicken, which is now quite
a pet in the family.
Some fifty or sixty year3
ago, a man named Isaac Phil
lips went from North Bridge-
water to the southern states and
engaged in the business of buy
ing and selling slaves. He
amassed a fortune in this nefa
rious business. It is said that
he deposited some if 10,000 in
some bank in New York city,
wuere it nas oeeiron interest
ever since, and for which the
bank officers are now trying to
find an owner. There is of
course considerable scrabbling
for that large amount of prop
erty. It is presumed that ho
left no children. There are a
great many nephews and neices
of the above named Isaac Phil
lips in Ea9ton, Stoughton, the
LJiKtgewater8, and in the re
gion around about these towns.
The point now to be proved is
whether the Isaac Phillms
aforesaid is the one that depos
ited that money in New York.
If these heirs cau prove that
he really was the man, then
the money is theirs.
There once lived in a small
cottage ou a cross road leading
from Dickerman's corner iu
this town to North Bridgewa
ter,au old lady by the name of
Susan Phillips. She obtained
her livelihood by braiding
straw and flitting boots. She
guarded her hucklebery pas
ture with vigilance, and woe
betide the children that dared
to'fill their baskets from its
bushes. The old lady died
five or six years ago, at au ad
vauced age, aud at her request
the large family Bible, con
taining the record of tho Phil
lips family, was placed under
her head and buried with her
in the grave. It was thought
that this Bible would be of
servee in looking up of the
pedigree in looking the pedi
gree of the Phillip's famdy.

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