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VOL.! 6.
BO WEN, I
and Proprietor, 5
M' arthur, vinton
.oouSTY dHtci. Wednesday, janijary 17, lsrs.
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l).e : inquirer.
W, BOWEN, Editor.
fil' Arthur, Janna'y 17.1872.
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ellljlom and Cliarl'eble Notices frse.
Railway Time.
Marietta & Cincinnati Rail Road.
TIME TABLE.
On and after-Nov. lO , 1871, Trains will
run msfo. Iovvb:
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Miles
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5
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OIclN.'iATl KJtlUil-MH KAST makes no
K'.op between Ifnnidi'ii and Athens.
Al .ltbei' I rains dill v. oipnnt.
run dallv.
1'inuay,
ei : : : i i : :::: i ::::::: :1
rVSi 52 : : : 21 : : : : I ::::::
j so w 2 , j 5 2 ." 01 l" "
Ui!l ..3 -f-f Y O '3
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; . .a 1 .
- Iifll UllfellriJf
J
Portsmouth Branch.
i Mall. Acinir.modulton.
1.45 V.h. 0:1)0 A. it.
SSI " 7.0 "
l.0 " . 10.10 '.'
0,15 A. M. ViW r, u,
11133 " ,", 11
lJ.l j P. XT'. 6.10 "
Hop, llamden
Jackson
Ar'T. l'ortamhuth'
Drip. Porisiiiouth
Ar'v. Jackson
llnmdcn
Trains Connect at Loveland
on
lit thu lii'iauamlisA;luciuuiilltt4ilroadJiiiiu-
iiouioriiu points vrest.
W. W. PEABODY.
Master of Transportation.
Master of Transportation. "BEE LINE."
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and
Indianapolis Railway.
, On tiilil aftor JMOMlAV.JIav "III. 1H7I. E
press Trains will krvs ( 'OrJMnUS and
iiitbsri.iNKaiui AKiuviiatii)inn uained be
low, as follows! -
. Btatlnni.
Columbus
C'restlino
(ilevclanil
Ilul'alo
No. 4.
4ilgp'm
. h :SA (5 111
P :43 p 111
4:10 p 111
(MO am
7:05 a m'
2:00 pm,
11:90 pin
fl :30 p m
ti fli p 111
1 ana m
11 V, a m
3 40 p in .
0 2 p in
n .1 s imu
J 4S"p"in
1 in a in
Y SO a m
No. 6.
IlilOara'
12:1)0 pin
a.ii ...
2:39 am
1:. iiam
7:f!0aln
2:00 pm
4 :40 p m
5:05 p m
iOiROpnr,
. .7 'IKI H 111
Nininra Fulls: ,
jiociiflstor. . . .
Albnnv
..1 1.10.1 111,
.'.0:45 Mill .
. S:2(l nm
Ilostnn
Nn.w York City
Crestllno.rrlT
rittsbur.i?.
Tiirrlshui'H ...
Baltimore,
Washington ...
rhlladwfphla.,,
iCHtTino
I :u n 111
11:00 a m
8:80 pjn
. i'liip iii
, . ( 85 p m
. 7 15 am
.10 40 a nt
. 1 10 p 11V
JiJ5J "L.
.11 SO p' m.
(1:40 am
8 45 p in
i so a III
7 00 am
K rHa'ni
11 85 am
8 00 p m
Kort Wayne . , .
Chicago
n 'hi a ni
U 10 pm
- 8iSr"No, 4, leaving Columbus at 4:10 p. in.
has aThrourli(liirnrt DclawivrnforHprlnifleld,
ronalilnn Springfield vl thou tnlinnvp.nl 7:110 nm.
Train N,i. n on tlio OoluinbiiM.k HocklHff Vnl
lov Knllrnii.1 connect with Ifo. 4 Train. Tlirougli
Tickets for sale at Alliens,
l'ASHKNGKTl Tii.m,t rctuHilntt anlvo at
Columbus at 12:ihla m. 11:15 a. in, nm) 0 :50 a. m.
HQrPalaco Day and Sleeping Cars
On All Trnlns.
, rw."0 8"l.mvlii Oolumliuaat 2 :.V am, on
S.iniliiv. null tlirougli without detention, bv
boMi Krlo and Nnw York Cmitral Hallways,
ivrlvlii'f at Now York on Monday morning nt
6:11 A.M.
For narlloulnf Information In regard to
Ihro'iirii tb'kct i. tlinn. connect loan, etc., In all
points Kant. West,. North and Snulh, apply to
tVr Ndilrosi V.. l''OHn.()'iliiniliun,Ohlii.
K,8. FLINT, Oen.Hnporliilondont.
,IA?,iF.S P vTTF.KWON,
,, . Utn. Agonl, Columbia, O.
idrCENKFOUn, ...
I'lisscngnr A ffn r, 'Ool iimbiil, 0: '
is
Railway Time.
Columbus & Hocking Valley Railroad.
Oiimirl nftcr Uucwniber luth, fb71,Xruhis will
ruu as louuwsi . .
Depart,
0.2'i a. M.
Afrit.
Athens,
Depart
wzu r. M.
Arrive.
6.40 1'. M.
('oluml)UJ.l , 9:4ft a. M.
rittnlmrgh,. t,:4S r. ,
Siiniltishy... fl:00 "
Clevelnnd l. 8:50 "
Springfield!. 12:25
2 X0 A. at
l):0O "
1 :80 "
i:f-0 r, M.
j, "ton "" ' 1-20 '
K.imo'ml-."' 11:15
,ellll I W;5
7:81 "
8:00 ."
11:43 ,"
8:3(1 1. U
8:30 "
liullRnanolls 8:10 '
Cbieatto..... .11:15 A. a.
Close connection inide at t.nncastpr for Clr.
cliivilli', Znnpsvllln, mul nil iiointHOn tlio Cin
uinimtl anil MiillfiBiini'Vftllrjv Hnllroad.
iJircct conncctloni mailo til (.'ulninliiia for
Dnytoii, fpilngnol.l, IniliinpnUs, Cliicafro,
nml all polnta West. .Also, for Clijvclami,
liuO'.ilo, l'itlsliui'!?li, anfl all points Kiit.
'I'Rke the- HocUlnij VHv and Pan fTRnrllrj
route to Clilf,o and tlio Korthwest, 11 Is the
sliortust by sUty.six miles, giving pus6enKis
(hi) benefit or quieter time, iiml lowor rates
iiiiin uy any otiier line. .
.t.W. 1)011 F.RTT,
. Kiinerintendea't
E. A. lifltT,!,, Gcn'l Ticket Ag't.
KANSAS Sc MISSOURI
-VIA-
OH 10 AND MISSISSIPPI
O EXPRESS TRAIN3 DAILY O
O EUTIIROUlIFROIi O
incmnatl WiliiQntjaiiiE& of Cars!
THE OI1IO.& MISSISSIPPI
Owno.l anil Olieiittcdhvonannnrinnv rVnm r i.
cinnutl to Bt. Louis, tl'ierefoin passe'l:ri j are
I RE of being carded throueh withou t change
of ours
THUS AVOIDING
Iho possibility Inrlrteivt to other routes (which
are made up of several Short vnud-a
connectioiis, ntid Huhjcuttnx !Iiir pyssenyeii jo
Familieii arid Others Seeking Homes
In the rich rnlleva nn.l on (! ftx iiu ,. :,-... r
Wetleiji Musouii, K.ins.n, Nebraska. Colorado,
or tlio more distant Stateorfaliforiiiu, will eon
IjuH their own interesf lircnlling on or address
1 ng theiimlersljiied, Coiif-KetliiH Ajrent, as a
lung realdenee in the western ri'iintrv has 1'n-
iiiiiiarize:i nun wltntlie bctt localities.
XHis Rout U 37 jsiils Siortor ttan
Tia Indlauajolia.
VIIisblJMlI TICKETS
C!:ui bo puicliii'iod at all Ihc Principal Ticket
.Unices of Coiinociiug I.lncs, and In uinc.liinati
at U10 Ueneral Ultiocs ol t-lic Company,
lit Vine Sireci,
Broadway, Ccrnc? Front Street,
Mriin Strfiot. COrnor t-ovoe-, find fit De
pet KootofMill Street,
EDWARD q A. LLUP,
CuntiRClin; m En'jfrAeeul r' . ,
110 Vim S'. t inclnnati, Ohio.
iron LoursviLLis
":" 'Asaci The '" '
VIA
OHIO AND MiSSISSIPlI
RAILWAY.
Thocntnplftlnnor tlis n.uivilio UiviMon of
11. a ronu ami ine ei'ieniil.l e.iii)incnt lor pivsi
eiiu'er travel uinkas this ilia
BEST ROUTE TO LOUISVILLE
AND ALL POINTS
South and utEien9i.
O TiniUOGU IRAIXS
U J)aif!.
With Dlrecl Ceiinwt!or.i from tiio Hast for
Lixisvilb Without Changa of Cars!
lhls Is the only road whose triilin leave) Cin
cinnati ami iLissemrc! j are delivered t depots,
hotels or rcsiilcmes in J.oulsvllle FittE.
Ask for Tickets via Ohio it Miss.,
and takt no others.
TI2R6 UG lITIGKFiTS
Can be purcliiHedat all die
Principal Ticket Officea of
CONNECTINO LIKES, AIIO lit
At the (Jeneral Offices f the Company
fli? VITE STREET,
Broadway, Corner Front street,
Main St., cor. T.evcn.
and at tliu Depot, foot or Mill Street.
Edwtird Gallup,
ContrActine Pafionjer Aconi,
ll'J Vibe t., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ballou's Magazine for February.
About the
nentest present a
father can make' to Vifo,
daughter or" soil, or a mother
her husband nntl children,
a year's subscription to lhat
.lamnus'and popular AlnrVazino,
Ikllou's Monthly. It is only
$1.50 per year, and contains
more ot real interest to the cen
eral render than any other" mag
nzino in this country. It is
original, tilled with pleasant
stories,' sharp adventures, sea
yarns, nice pdctry, and nil that
calculated to claim the at
tention of the great' reading
public. Published byThoincs
aud Talbot, G3 Congress Street,
lioston,-
Tt is said that the yak or
erruntmg ox of Thibet, in the
Central Farlc collection, has
grunted but onco tiinco his
arrival in' this couutry.' An
eccentric gentleman of New
York stands by tho stall -in.
which tho creature ia kept for
hours nt a time,' almost every
day,- iii ' lioppa of hearing him
grunt.' .twra k.
ttic
THAT LITTLE GIRL.
There, was n little girt
And alio bad n, Jittle curl, -j v
IMglit In the mldilloof her forohoad,
When lio was good, . :
She was very, Very good, .
L A nd-wlieu Mlao Was bad the was horrid.
She wont Up-stalic. -
And !ier purenta unawares, '
!Wm a-looking out oftho tylndow j
She stood on her head,
In her little trun.Ue-hed,
Ind nobody nigh to hiuder,
Her Mother henrd the noiso,,
Aud she thougKl It was. tile boys " '
,; A playing in thaetTJilty attle ; r.
But -she ran upTptalrst
. And she pauglit her unawares, , '
And.shc spunked her most emphatic
A Good
From the Brooklyn Eagle, Dec. 11.
A New York paper declares
to-day .that Geii. Butler was
never considered a jackass or
an idiot. No, he never was so
considered. What Butler con
siders himself'can be gathered
from this satisfaction at not
"beiug called a d n fool; no
matter if they call me a d n
scoundrel." It ought to be
added that Butler never con
sidered it important whose
initials were on spoons and
such. Apropos of this genial
confiscator cf the contents of
disloyal sideboards, the follow
ing Story, will be found both
new and true: While Ben
bossed New Orleans he in
formed a waggish but very ill
Confederate officer, then sick
at home in tho city, that he
must take the oath or clear out.
This order was peremptory.
The Confederate demurred as
much as possible, alleging that
he wa3 up anyhow, "that he
didn't believe in the 6ld
government at all, and that the
odds were he would soon die
and so he got Ben to admin
ister the dose". to hiniself. Ben
complied, holding the book
behind the back of his neck,
so as to bring it within range
of his serviceable orb. The
officer swallowed the ontli .with
sincere and suggestive grima
ces. At its close he seemed
rejuvenated and . lie asked
Ibitjcr, "Ain't I as good a
Union lnnri ns you now, Gen-
eral?" "Ye, if you live np to
that oath," rejoined Ben.
And I can abuse the South ,n
loud ns the worst of you?"
;inqnircd the officer. '-'To your
hearts content," replied the
rVaiily. "Well, then, Oener
nl," added the sick man, raising
in bed, and "fixing" Butler's
one eye, with his two," if you
and ! had that d d oM rebel,
Leo, in our hands, wouldn't we
steal his' watch?" The oath-
taker cot four daa in the
guard-house,- but he said he
was satisfied with the price he
paid for it.
rSTTWssIB iflssTT H i WWII U I
The Country seems to be
Filled -with Specific For the
cure of Lung Diseases, that
one scarcely knows which to
uso. for want of confidence in
their medical properties; but.
from the remarkable cures and
tho high order and extraordi
nary efficacy of Allen's Lnnjr
II s .1 . 2
uaisam, mat wo aro compelled
to regard the evidences of our
senses, and confidently state
for Cough and that Hydra
headed Monster Consumption,
we think that preparation a
safe and certain cure that is
now befor the public
For sale by all Medicine
Dealers". 5l-4t
Poems for the Million.
Smith, of the
New York Weekly, has just
issuuu nis long-promised
volume ot poems.- The ' popu
larity wtucn tney secured in
the widely circulated , paper
lust named induced the
author's admirers to stigcest
tueir puoncaiion in a more
handy nnd cndiirincr ;form.
This haa 'been accompiished,
and in a neatly1 printed and
elegantly bound volume - of
20 pnge.i the public" may
secure the gems of this poet of
people, lljvery bookseller
newsdealer will furnish it.
Price,- SU0. The trado sun-
plied ,by tho American and
New York News. Companies.
"The best Juvenile Magazine ever
published in and land ot lauguage."
Our Young Folks.
An illustrated month 'y magazine
for boys and girls- EdUed byj. T.
Tro wbridge ond Lucy linr-com.
Our Young Folks bb'liiA uridipput
od tho foremost ranK iiniong maga
zines for boys and , juris. Tho
variety and excellence oi its stories,
sketches of . travel und tdlscovory,
papers on ecientifio ond industrial
topic, pdomsand other .deversified
literary contents,' render if boih iiv
structive and entertain;, rtrid Win
for it the hearty favor 'Ct; jliose who
read for nroqsemont or plclt.,- The
number rind superior! !.v vi' ite -Tiio-tures
givo it addilioiiftli, . ' 10 . ,Yl
attraction- ija
"Oxir .RftTOstor 182iirue
fully equal to tho best of the seven
volumes already published. The
leading serial will be "A Chance
for Himself. By j. T. Trowbridge.
This story will relate tho fortunes
of a boy, who, after various hard
experiences in which fate scorned
to bo against him finally has "a
chance for himself." Some of the
characters that figured In "Jack
Hazard" will reappear hero. Mr.
Trowbridge's name ia sufficient
guaranty that this story will bo of
tlio highest order of interestand ex
cellence. 'Crusoe Life.' By Rev. It. D. Carter.
This is a true story of a boy cast
away on an island of Occanica, and
relates facts no less surprising or
fascinating than those, of Robinson
Crusoe or tho Swiss Family Robin
son. It will run through several
numbers, and will bo l'ullv illus
trated. J
"Sketches of Natural History."
By Harvey Wildor, aud C. A.
Stephens, and others.
The valuo and roadablcness of
tho sketches heretofore given by
these writers-of bears, wolves,
monkeys, elephants, etc.-indicato
Iho character of those to bo antici
pated in the coming voluino.
"Scientific Articles." A series of
papers oh popular science, fuil of in
formation and curious interest. By
Prof P. AY. Clarke, Author ot "A
Lump of Charcoal," etc., Augustus
Holmes, and otiier well-known
writers.
Short and lively stories. By
Miss K. S. Phelps, Mrs. A. M. Diaz,
C A. Stcphons, Elizabeth Kilman,
Aunt Fanny, and othors. '
Toema. By Lucy Liircom, Mrs.
E. Akers Allen (Florence Percy)',
Mrs.. Colin mxtcWT. JW
bridge, Marian Bo'ugla's.IsVa Perry,
and others.
Our Young Contributors have
furnished u very attractive depart
ment the past year, and will proba
bly mako it even better for tho
year to come.
The Evening Lamp will bo filled
with a great variety of curious
games, enigmas, purales, Rebus,
fcc Mr. G. B. Biirtlott, wnose
genius for amusing has been fully
proved in Our Yomij' Folk and by
liia public exhibitions, will describe
somo of his unique entertainments.
fJ. Annie Frost will furnish some
capital Charades.
Our Letter Box, which has nroved
so popular a department, will be
carclully attended to. The editors
will answer inquiries from .their
roauors, givo them such counsel or
cnQourncoment as seem n'ivlnri
and talk familiarly with them on
interesting literary, scientific, social
moral, and miiicollancoug .topics'.
"1'icturo Stories, nnd Pri.to
l nzAles nnd Questions, vill give ad
ditional attraction to the magazine.
J. ERiMs. Single copis, 20 cents
,M.iio a, year in advanco. Au extra
copy for Five Subscriptions. Our
Young Folks, and Atlantic Monthly,
S3.00,
JAS. R. OSGOOD & CO., Publshers.
JAS. R. OSGOOD & CO., Publshers. 124 Tremont Street, Boston.
Is Railroad Man a Gentleman?
man?
There seems to be a differ
ence of opinion on this ques
tion among the pupils at the
Walnut Street M. E. Sunday
ocnooiyvnicu tact was discov
ered this wise :
Last Sunday 6nc" of4, the
teachers in the above school
had occasion to ask her class
the definition 6f the' word
"gentleman." Several' of the
boys were stumped, and had
to give it up ; but one little fel
low thought he knew, and
wheri' pushed to' explain him
CI 1 1 1 l . .
self he illustrated Lis under
standing .of the word by say
ing: ,lWhy,- there's Mr. 'Pea-'
body! He's a' gentleman."
But this answer had hardly
been' made before another
youth sang out: "No he ain't,
neither. Mr. Pcabody ain't no
gentleman. He's a railroader 1''
Tho young gentleman
"brought down the house by"
his rciply, and was sent up head.
It' is understood that he is to
receive an annual nass.over the
M. & C. for the year 1872, as a
reward of merit for his success
in the fitudy of human nature.
—Chillicothe Register.
To all who can Read.
The Weekly sun Doubled in Size without
Increase in price.
"With the beginnhig.iQf the
year ' 1872 Tl.eeIf
will be double its present 'size,
and will contain eight instead
of four, making it equal -in
dimensions to any 'other
week 1 y secul ar : j o'u r n al. pu b 1 i sh r
ed in ; this country, ; At' the
Isarae tune lU price will not
be increased. It will be- fur
nished ,to , subscribers', at "the
uuiforrri rate:, of one dollar a
vW. . ;.s,r .'.mv i
. . : SSrn
and no reduction will be pos
sible, either to clubs or agents.
Lvery subscriber who sends a
tollar will receive a copy for a
year.-
While The Weekly Sun will
thus furnish as much leading
matter as other papers pub
lish at double or treble the
price, it contain: new features
which will add greatly to its
interest and value as a family
newspaper. Its indepndence
of oppiniori and its unqualified
hostility of Tweedm and
Grantism, and every form of
public robbery, bribery, and
corruption will be maintained,
while in point of political
news its readers may rely upon
always receiving the most
accurate as well a3 the freshest
intelligence that can possibly
be obtained. The enlargement
will enable us also to" devote
additional space to valuable
agricultural intelligence, and to
print interesting stories and
romances more, extensively
than hitherto. For miscellan
ous reading presenting the
quaint and humorous aspects
of life; and for useful informa
tion respecting not only what
takes place in this metropolis
and this country, but in all other
parts of the -world, we shall
now have amplu room.
'"Tn itg new form The Weekly
Sun will be the cheapest paper
of its chwsin the United States,
and we appeal to such of our
readers as approve its ideas
and object?, and find it in
tersting and valuable, not only
to renew their own subscrip
tions, but to recommend tho
paper, to their . friends and
neighbors.
1 he coming year is destined
to be a memorable one in the
history of the county,
are on the eve of a most sign it
ficant Prsid'ential election, and
political movements will for
many months be watched
with unsual interest- As
journal, free from the trammels
of party, The Weekly Sun will
continue to uphold 'the prm
ciples of true republican govern
meut. Its readers are invited
to sustain it in that work.
Ihc' truth irrespective, of
party prejudice or official in
fluence, will always be told in
its columns. .
Terms oftho Weekly Sua
A journal containing- eight
large pages, published .every "Wed
nesday morning To all mail sub
scribcrs, whether singlo or in clubs,
one dollar a year Cadi, always in
advance.'
Daily Svn, by "mail, CO cents a
month, or $0 a voar.
Semi-Weeiclt Sun, by mail, S2 a
year.
Address The Sun, Now York
city. s. , .
tt is said that in the village
of Pcshtigo, Wisconsin, on the
Sabbath' only a few hours be
fore the hro Which swept them
from existence, some thirty or
forty young men got together,
imarched up to the neat little
Methodist' Church with' two or
three keg3 of lager beer, and
held' a mock service, going
through' with all the ceremon
ies, ncimtnisterinsr the Lords
supper and other rites of the
sanctuary.
A table just completed at
the office of the Commissioner
of Internal Revenue,' shows
that there are niuo hundred
and twerity-eighb manufac
turers of tobacco in. tho United
States, whoso bonds for com
pliance with the requirements
of tho law amount to' $8,091,-
WO.'
How Live to the Age of
one Hundred.
,;x" constitution:.-
1
Sir Duncan Gitib.-'in a
paper read before the- . Iirhldr
Association, oi1f Centenarian
Longevity, makes jfeoirie .very
interestuig'statemeuts. derived
from, a comparison tf'f-'forn:
exanriples he had seeirliimself.
Ot "these four," two! were ;onei
hundred and three,.'one hnnd-.
red and one, and'one hundrtd
and, two years old., Mr. Gibbs
Asm. .1 J.1 . ' ' .1 .''." -
luuuu ( tiiestj peculiarities .. in
tl. x'... I. L'Vl ... ..
the
case. . . "
2. The blood was well cir
culated by a strong heart to
all parts of the body.
O riM. '1 i. 11 r
o. ine cut-si; was wen rorm
ed and of fair size. The cart
ilages of the ribs were not os
sified. -1. The voice was clear,
sonorus and powerful, though
tremulous m two cases.
5. The heart was healthy,
and free from fatty deposits.
6. The eyes were good, and
tho sight excellent' in every
case, and no sense except
hearing was impared.
7. None smoked, cJiewcd, or
snuffed tobacco.
8. The . mind was active,
and the memory good.
0. The digestion in each was
excellent and the teeth sound.
10. In each case the mind
had been throughout life com
posed and free from care and
distress..
The lesson drawn from these
eases is this, that if. neonlc
wish to live a hundred years
they must have sound bodies,
and take care of them. In
other words, the body must re
ceive that intelligent attention
it deserves, and people must
read and study the laws of
hygiene in order to obey them.
American Homes.
The January number of this
popular illustrated dollar
magazine is as full of good
things as a New Year's, morn
is of good promises. Among
the notable rrticle3 is cue on
"Society in AVashington" by
Mr. Kamsdel!,'t!ie well-known
Washington correspondent,
and there is the usual supply
of stories, disquisitions, wife,
uouseiiould articles, a popular
song, nnd departments for
Freemasons, I. O. O. F., G. A.
It., iv. ot L fro the whole
forming a rich collection of
literature for ten cents. The
ISew York Tribune, well says,
tnac us pictorial embellish
ments enchance the value of
American Homes, and that it
will hold its own in many
families against more costly
magazines." A new story by
George Alfred Townsend is
announced for February
uumbcr. A perfect copy of
the Grand Duke Alexis1 auto
graph is sent with the January
uumuer, ana 'our specimen
shows that it is a valuable
memento of the Duke's visit.
Chas. II. Taylor & Co.; 51
Water St., Boston, arc the
publishers.
is
Radical frauds.
The' Itepiiblican') in" the
Senate have stifled Mr.' Trum
bull's proposition to have all
the Governmental Depart
ments overhauled with a view
to hunting up frauds' and
speculation.' Morton' proposes
to evade the matter by
rcsrirccting the old Commit
tee on Retrenchment and
Reform.' Mr. Trumbull pro
posed a special committee
which would be able to accom
plish something. Morton's
committee could only act upon
matters to it bv the Senate.
and would probably do about
as much in exposing the short
comings of Republican officials
as a newly appointed Post
master, Schurz' did some
good' k work in tho Senate of
debating this new piece in
Mortohiari statesmanship;;
a
To
To
Tr.
To
To
To
lo
Second Volume of the Golden
Age,
I:8-art''d the -Golden Ao
Man-h -Affin. At tiiV tibia
'oftlasf yearj it will; bo tcu
months' old. For convenience '
the second volume will bein
;wilh the ne$,efHYf- Subscri
bers are requested to inform
their frierjds M neighbors of
th's fact, and to make a kindly
effort td increase this journal's
circulation and influence.' This
is iuo.ti.me wnen- many people
in.ft" i).iiAll.lM -iT. ' . t'
uve
'What, .paper, 'shall wo'Vlaktf '-'
darilfg;ibe nexf ySar r and to"':
all such inquirers I want. some'"
friendly voice to say; 'Take
the Golden Age.' .
I have never reprinted in
these columns a single compli
ment which this paper has re
ceived, although the publica
tion ofiice keeps a scrap-book:
containing now more than a
thousand generous notices by
the press.
If I could have my choice of
subscriber?, I would choose
those who are adverse to the
Golden Age's views. We wo
all too much given to reading
one side only. But all parties,
whether in church or state, aro
equally entitled to a fair hear
ing. . This jouiunl opens its
columns aud gives hospitable
welcome to all current opinions
properly presented by respon
sible writers. The same, lib
erty which it thus accords to
others, i't maintains for itself,
lis editorial columns arc as
dogmatic and headstrong a3 a
radical journal ought to be;
and at the same time, the spirit
that pervades this whole sheet
is (1 trust) catholic and charit
able. If I may be allowed to
boast ntnl, it is that tho Gol
den Age, although greatly mis
represented itself, takes partic
ular and unusual pains never
to misrepresent others.
In opening the second vol
ume, and in asking my readers
to go along with me for an
other year, I shall probably
say as many unwise things (or
what the world esteems such)
as I have been in the habit of
doiujrallrnv life. Oftentimes
what seems wisdom to mc, hap
pens to seem folly to, others.
God, time, aud .our children's
children must decide for us all.
Meanwhile, if the Golden Age
not the soul of honcsty,then I
have mistaken my motives, and
trust that some sudden ca
lamity may blot' out both the
paper and its editor.
Into this journal I have put
all my heart, purse, and ambi
ticm. Nobody eke ovus a cent
of it, nor is anybody else re
sponsible for its utterance?.'
All person, of whatever op'm'
ions iii politics or religion,' who
are not afraid of free discussion,
and who believe in going to
the core cf thing?, arc respect
fully lcquested to procure a
few subscribers, and to do thU
good deed now, without delay
ing long enough to forget i't.
Address Theodore Tilton, Box
2S1S, New York City.
A young lady from the rural
districts called' upon a New
Lisbon lawyer,' a few days ago .
consult him about the faith
lessness of-a gay young gentle
man who had trifled with her
affections. The attorney in
formed1 her that it would bo
necessary to file a bill of par
ticulars for damages with the
complaint,
copy :
The following is
Mil.
IN ACCOUNT WITH
Bitting up, twolvo
timo
nights.
2 00
i no
3 00
1 50
no
2,")
3 00
loss of time nextduv
tl I- H
w vuivu iiiuuih vi victuals,
hor'so at hay six nights. .
cider and armies
twelve tallow candles...
extras. . ;
Total... ...Ill
Tho .suit has not vet com'
i j
menced.,
It was a maiden ladv who
said she liked to hear a hand
some bachelor and a' handsome
widower preach' about Movo
being the perfection of the law'
and' all that'.-. ....

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