FoLliiun and Propria tor, J
. TtOWEN. I
M'ARTHUR, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1872.
($1.60 PER TEARa
Marietta & Cincinnati Rail Road
On ni) sifter Nov. 19 , 1871, Trains will
, run na follows:
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IN'CINX.VTI EXPRK-H will run daily.
AIIthfirTraln rl tlh, Rxitopt Sunday.
:iNATI KXPIUOSH KAHT iriukes no
linlwiien Ilni'iulniriuid AUions.
M-tll, Atwom mofttttinn,
Dop. TT i'Ti'lon
Ap't. I'Drtsmoiil h
M.-.p. m. (1:011A.M.
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n is a. st.
io.ro " .
rj-jn p. M
Trains Connect at Loveland
F n-nll point on tho I.HHn Miami It illrnnil, nml
hi. 1.1m In li in.iilU ,t ( iiicinn.ul tt.iili'oud Juuu
tioiifoi'iill points West.
W. W: PEAIinpY,
Ifimtif of TrttiiHiHirtatltin.
BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD.
Great National Short Line Route
Great National Short Line Route East and West.
Only Direct Route to the National
Capitol and Eastward.
On nml nftor MnnHiiy, November lit, Triiinc
vill run lis follows :
7Wii(""ii" " Hail
ErprH. Una. A)iv.
P irltoriur ;
1 1 iirpwr Kerry
I'urkt'ri'hiirjr ... ...
fl 10 Am
a II lJm
0 50 "
11 00 " .
4 fa Am
II 00 Pin
I 00 Pin
4 LI Pill
4 0"i "
fl 15 "
II 81) "
0 15 Am
5 SO Pm
2:01) A in
5 -.4M "
1:40 A in
U SI Pm
4 00 Am
7 15 "
8 50 "
IS 01 Am
:l in I'm
12 2.-i "
II 45 Pin
3 00 "
4 25 "
11 Oil "
7 85 "
4 Is Am
FnUman p.vlao? Drawing Room Sleeplog Oar,
AVIilrh arnH pnmfortnlilo, rlosnntly funilsliwl,
nml al most Ripml tn n llrq-Kliln, aruon all TiMiiiK
from Otnalnn:itl to Baltimore nml WmOilnirton.
K3oSi:liO'lnlof MiirlolU nnd Cincinnati Ilull
way J"r tima of arriving nml ilopnrting Irum
Tim iidvantimon of thin route ovnr nil otliors
Is. that It nivo all travelers lioldinit throii pcl
tiulintM ths prlvlloite nf vlsltlnit Jlnltimuro,
1'lilladolplila, irnd tlioXutlonnl Capitol I'rou.
Tiinaqnlr.kor ami rates of furo lower tlmn by
Tlie si'.onnry nlonpr tills Hallway Is not Oqiuiloil
for gnliiduur on tills Conti nont.
TO SHIPPERS OF FREIGHT.
Tills lino odors snpnrlnr Inducements tlio
ruins being one-tlilrd lower to mid from Hnston,
Kar York, or any otlior Ktuitni'n unint. In or
ilorlnir iiooils of uny (hwrsrlptlon from III 0 Dust
f;lveiiireritionii to snip via Jlaltlmora diiio
I. It.. nnd InBhlppinaF.tiHtRivosiimadlroctlnns,
putcli, 01PI 110 bundled with enro nnd suvo
KmlnlitSHhlpped by this ronlowlll have dus-
J. L. WILSON.
Muster Transportation. Iialtimoio.
G. R. BLAN0IIAIU),
8. 11. JONES, Oen. Tloltet Ag't, n.iltimoro.
Qen. Puss. Ag't., Oinclnnnti.
Indianapolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette
GREAT THROUGH PASSENGER RAILWAY
To all Points West, Northwest
THIS IS THE SHORT LINE VIA INDIANAPOLIS.
The Grout Through Mall and Express Pas.
(Mignr Mne to Ht. T.onls, KHnnim Oltv.Bt.
Josoph, Denver, Han Franelsco, sndall pulnts
in Missouri, Kansas nml ('olorndo.
Tho ihnrtast and only direct route toTndlnn
miolls, IjufHvntto, Terrs Haute, Oauibrlde
CllT, Bpringllnld, PoorU, Ilurllngton, CIiIoiiko,
Mllwnukeo, St. Pttiil, and All points in the
Tlin'lndi'iiniipolli.Olnolnnntl snd Tinfayette
Rnilrond. with Its connections, now offers pas
seiiiHrs more futilities In Through Onsen and
Hlneplng !r Befvloe than any other lino from
(llnnlnnntl, having the Bdvnntiigo. of Through
Daily Oars from Olnolnnatl to Ht. Louis, Kan.
is()lty,Ht. Jonoph, Poorla.Hnrllngton.Chlcsgo,
Omihi, nnd nil lnlnrmrtlnte points, pmsontltif
to Oilonlsts and Fsmllles eueh comforts nni.
sonoinmodatlons as are atrurdod Iv'po othejr
'"Tin-niighTlckotaana Baggage Oljjskslo nil
Trabislssr OlnolniiiiU at 7:30 A.M., 8;00 V.
it , nnd 0:00 P. M.
Tliiknts can bo obtained nt No. 1 nnrnot
Hmise, corner Third ami Vine Public) Und
ln, corner Main nnd Klveri also, nt Dep it,
corner Plum nnd Pearl Streets, Olnolnnatl .
Ha sure to pnrehiwo tlnknts via Indlniinpull",
C.K. LORD. G.L. BARRINGRE.
Chl"f Tirtket loj li, Jl.wtor Triinntmrtallun,
C.K. LORD. G.L. BARRINGRE. Railway Time.
OHIO & MISS. RAILWAY,
IV the Sliortest, Quickest
and only Road running its en
tiro trains through to
ST. LOUIS AND LOUISVILLE
Our arrangements and con
nections with all lines from St.
Louis nml Louisville are per
fect, Reliable and complete for
This is the shortest and best
route to Kansas City, Leaven
worth, Atch'Bou, St. Joseph
and to all points in Missouri,
Kansas nnd Nebraska.
Through Tickets and full
information as to time and
fare, can be obtained .it any
11. 11. Office or at our office in
i:, OALLUP, Gen, East Pas. Agent,
W. 15. IIALK, Ccn. Pass, and Ticket A;t
Columbus & Hocking Valley Railroad.
On nnd alter Ducumber 10th, 187l,Xruin will
rim ns lullows:
Atllt'llS O.-Ji A. M.
8:'J0 v. M.
B.I0 P. U.
2:S0 A. M
ft no "
7:50 P. M.
8:80 A. M.
PM A. M.
0:45 I-. H,
Clcvclnnd... 8 :.r0
Xuiiia l'i:li "
D11M011 1-50 "
llleliinnnil... 8:15 "
Chicago 12:18 A. M
Close cnnneetlnn nmdo nt Lancaster for C'ir
clevllle, Ziinesvllle, and nil points on the Cin
cinnati nnd Mtisltllliruin Valley Railroad.
Direct connections made at (.olumlnis for
Davum, Kpringtleld, Indi.innpoll, Chicago,
nnd nil points West. Also, for Cleveland,
Itutfnlo, Pittslnirgli, nnd sll pultun Etist.
Take tho lloeklng Vnllcv and Pan Handlo
route to Chicago and tho Northwest, It Is tho
Kliiirtest by sixtv-six miles, giving pimsongcrs
thu bcnellt of quicker time and lower rates
tliuu by uuy ether line.
K. A. Huri.T,. (len'l Ticket Ag't.
23 MILES THE SHORTEST.
3KXPI1KS3 TRAINS leavfl Indlntinpolls
il itlv. I'xcept Bundiiy, lor bT. 1.UU1S nnd
HUH'; only Linn ini.iiing PULLMAN'S rele
1 bi'iited Din ivii'ir-iiiiiiu Bleeping Curs Iroin N,
V;, 1'HtsVirjli. Colnnilins, Louisville. Cln
eliin il l, mid Indianapolis, tu Bt. Louis without
Pnssengeri should remember Hint this is the
Ore it West Itmind ltoute for Knnsns City,
Leaven wort It, Lawrence, Tnpcks. June
llon City, ForlXeott nud ft. Joseph.
TO KANSAS, for tho pur
pose of establish I nir them
lii.itlen maile In their favor by thin Line. Knt
Isliietoi yeoiiiinutiitlcin on reguliir rates will be
kIvhii to Colonists ami large purtleH trnvcling
logciher: and their baggage, emigrant on tilt
ami stock will be uhlppeUun 11)0 most I'avoi n
blu tonus, presenting to
COLONISTS AND FAMILIES
Sucn comfoils .Mid mTommodiitlons asuro pre
sented by NOO'I'IIIOR ItOUTE.
TICK Kl.st can he obtained st all the principal
Ticket Oilires in the Eastern, Jllddle uud
O. K. FOLLETT.
General Passenger Agent, 8t. Louis,
JCastorn Passenger Agent, Indianapolis. '
x JOHN K. SIMPSON,
Oenernl Biipeilntendent, Iudlunnpolls.
selves In new homes, will h:ivo libenil dlscrim-
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and
On nnd alter MONDAY, May SHth. 1871, Ex
press Trains will KRavic cOLUMHUS nml
OltMSl'LISliandAKiiiVK at points mimed bo
low, ns follows:
Ores til no
Rochester. . ..
. 12:30 pin
. . 8 -.45 p m
...7:00 a ill
...I): 15 a m
4:10 p m
0 :45 p m
7:05 a m
11 :20 p in
fl :30 pm
1 25 am
8 40 p m
6 25 p in
4 :50 a ill
1 :80 a 111
2 :00 p ill
4 :40 p 111
5 :t)5 p ni
8 85o in
8 45 pm
2 40 am
New York Olty..8:30p in
5 p 111
. . ft 35 p m
., 7 lft a 111
.10 40 am
. 1 10 n m
It 15 a m
7 00 am
a 10 pm
Kurt Wayne ..
'115am 11 25 am
r 45 n 111 0 05 n m
Jlr mo. , icnviuir i.iiiiiiiinun ui i. in.
has nTlirnuirh CareM Delaware forSprlnglleld,
!. IV I II I .HI H II V" I'l-llinilionn mi, 1 n 'in,
nelilng Springfield without change at 7:20 pin.
rrnln No. 3 on tho ColnmlniH A Hocking Vnl
r niillroudconncctwltli No. 4 Train. Through
-ii-t.... r.... . a. .11. ....a
AM Kein 1111 pun- in. iiiii'iis.
PAHSENOKH TRAINS returning arrivo at
Columbus nt 12:3lla in. II :15 a. m. and 0 :60 a. 111.
8rPalace Day and Sleeping Cars
On All Trains.
L,"Nofl"leavingOoliimhiiat 2:85 a m, on
Sunoiiv. runs through without detontlon, by
both Krle nnd Now York Central Hallways,
arriving nt Now York on Monday morning at
6:10 A.M. , A
For pnrtlnnlnr Information In regard to
through tlckotn, time, connections, etc., to nil
point Rust. West. North and South, apply to
or address E. KORD.Oolumbim, Ohio.
U.S. FLINT. Oen. Superintendent.
Gen. Agent, Columbus, O.
rassengor Agent. Columbus, Oi
Hannah Cox's Estate.
Probttl Court, Vinton County, OKU,
TO OTIOE Is hereby given that Henry 0. Monro,
1 as Administrator of the estate of Mrs.
Ilnnnah Cox, deceased, has herein 11 led his an.
count for final settlement i and that the same
Is set for the 1Mb of Juno, A.
I). 1872, at lOa'clook A. M. H. n. MAYO.
May 42, lH7-4w. rrohnte Judge.
To Stockholders of the G., McA.
To Stockholders of the G., McA. & C. R. R. Co.
1 LL parties having snbscrlbcd to the Capital
A Htock of tho (1., Sin A. O. R. R. Co., are
hereby required to mako payment of a third ln
stallment of 10 per cent, on each share, on or be
fore the S2d day of June, 1879, to the Secretary
of the Company, at his offlce, Public Bqimro,
(Inlllnolls, Ohio. Vinton County subscribers
nnv imvto Danlol Will, President of Vluton
Cinnilr'nank, McArllnir, Ohio.
order of tho Beard of Directors.
' . W. HIIOHEH, Per.'jr,
3Iny 29, 1873 iv. Ci., McA. C. 1. B. (JO,
SALE OF REAL ESTATE.
IN pursuance of an order of the Probnto
Oosrtof Vinton count v, Ohio, made on the
18th day of Muv, A. 1). 1871, in the case of Ian
lab K.ain, Guardian of Anna Leo, Jasper II.
Leo, Thomas S, Lee, and George William S.
Leo, against his wards, the undersigned will,
Saturday the 22d Bay of June, 'A. B.
Btl2oVlockM.,nn the premises Oder at public
sule, the following described real estate, situ
ate in the County of Vinton and Btute of Ohio,
and bounded nnd described as follows, to-wit:
The west biill'of the north-west nnnrtorof see.
tlonNo. 23, in Township No. 12,ofltnnga Na. 17,
containing Eighty acres more or less, subject to
the Dower ostate therein of Surah J. Lee, wid
ow, setoff to her by motes and bounds, os fol
lows, to-wit: Commencing at the wmth-cast
corner of said tract , thence north to the north
lino of said land; thence west 80 rods; thence
south to the south line-of said land; thenre east
to the place of beginning, containing 80 acres
in oro or less.
Tkiihs ok 8AIH: One-third eash In band, ono
third In one year, and one third in two years
from the day of sale, to bo seuurod by mortgage
on the proiiitHca sold, nnd the dcfcrri-d pay
inonts to bear Interest nt the rateof t per cen
tum per annum, pnyatdo annually.
ISAIAH F. SAIN, Guardian
Estate of Dr. Henry C. Moore.
J OTICK is hnrcby glvon that tho undorslgn
il eil bus been duly appointed and qualified
ns Administrator ol tbeestateof Dr. Henry C
Thoinas:Klnney, Pl'ir.i Before John T. Blnck,
against J. P., of Madison Tp.,
Wllllnn Burr, Doff.. J Vinton County, Ohio.
ON the 10th day or May, A. D. I87i. siild Jus
tice issued an order of attachment In the
above action for the sum of Sli rs).
IlyO.W. Olst,hls Alfy.
June 5, 1872. 8 w.
Solomon Shlploy, I'l'ff.) Heforo John T. Rlack,
against I J. P., of Madison Tp
Daniel Dail,I)ort I Vinton Conntv. Ohio.
OS the II th day of May, A. I). lA72. snid
Juetice Issued hp order of attachment in the
above action for tho sum of 12.80.
June 5, 1872 ,'lw.
Will & Co. PPITt. Befors John T. Tilaclt,
against J. I, of Madison Town
William Hnrr.PerO ship, Vinton Oo., Ohio.
ON tho 18th day of May, A. I). 1872, said Jus
tice Issued nn order of attachment in the
above action for the sum of J4.A.
WILL & CO.
By C.W. Gist, their Att'y.
June i, 1872 3w,
Probate Court, Vinton County, Ohio.
TV OTICK Is hereby given that Benjamin
Drown, Ouurdinn of John Nelson Hurt and
Mary A. Hart, heirs of John Hart, deceased,
bus herein tiled his account, its such guardian,
for partial settlement: and that the same is sot
for hearing on the 27t day of June Inst., 1872, at
10 o'clock A. M. II . Ti, MAYO,
June 5, 1872. (t Probate Sudgo.
Ex-President Fillmore is
spending his old age in refined
leisure and comfortable afflu
ence. His health is good, but
he takes little active interest
in public affairs. He is enjoy,
ing what Mrs. Partington call
ed his 'opium cum digitalis.'
A Sioux Oily, Iowa servant
girlhns saved enough from her
wages to buy three thirty dollar
cows, and now has gone to her
Dakota homestead to make
butter and cheese for her butter
Mr. Michael Dice, of St.
Louis, has a horse which gam
bols aud throws Dice.
South Carolina has a Fiee
Mason whose membership dates
back to 1812.
The Westfield, Mass., manu
factories turned out, in the
month of April 895,G75 cigars.
That great humbug, the
Freedman's Bureau, will be
closed on Jnne 30th, by order
millions of dollars have been
spent for this concern, a cool
huudred thousand was appro
priated to wind it up.
Gallia county has an influx
Meigs county wheat crop i
J ackaon is to have a building
Pomeroy is to have a Good
One thousand laborers are.
wanted in the mining region
Meigs county dogs have kill
ed seven hundred dollars worth
of sheep in three weeks.
An Ironton threo year-old is
said to bo a charming vocalist.
There ought to. be something
Mr. J. II. Kicker, of Jackson,
jumped out of a buggy just as
as tne uorsea siarieu, preaiuug
a leg below the knee. .
The streets of-Galipolis are
ornamented with ashes, gar
bage and old boots and, yet
Gallipolis is such a nico town.
A Child of Genius.
A bov went to the city aaren-
cy at Portland, Que day last
week with a jug to buy some
whisky. Of coarse the agent
refused to sell to him., where
upon he went into the engine
house next door, filled the jug
with water and took it to a
gentleman from the rural dis
tricts who was waiting near by.
Rusticus was too much ela
ted with the success of his lit
tle scheme, and too rauph afraid
of attracting attention; to make
any examination, gave the boy
two cents for doing the errand,
having previously. , ,ivcn him
the rnoiiy to btiy tue "whisky,
and drove off, temporarily hap
py. He will probably make
no attempt to recover that
money. It is doubtful if he
ever relates this anecdote. We
predict a brilliant future for
that boy. What a railroad
manager he would makel
Three drinks of Ashland,
Kentucky, whiskey produces
Marfield Brothers will build
a new grain elevator at Chilli
cothe. There are 900 freight cars
on the Marietta and Cincinnati
An effort is being made to
extend the Hocking Valley
road to Toledo.
The notorious horse thief,
Dave Underwood,J of Ken
tucky, has been fatally shot.
Belmont county " farmers
have plowed up their winter
wheat and sowed oats instead.
Jackson county has purchas
ed a 9,000 Infirmary farm of
one huudred and' sixty, acres.
Washington C. IT. is to have
a $30,00-) grain ,' elevator, to
contain 05,000 bushels ofc grain .
33,4:00 tons of coal passed
over the Hocking Valley road
in twenty-one working . days
last month. .
Two thousand two' hundred
tons of rails were manufactured
by the Alliance Rolling Mill
II. Yandeman, a Presbyte
rian minister and soldier in the
war of 1812, died last week in
Delaware, at the age of 74
In an altercation, engaged
in by six men in , Lawrence
county la9t Saturday night, a
man named Coldiro.n was shot
and killed. '
TRANSFERS OF REAL ESTATE.
REPORTED FOR THE ENQUIRER BY T. A. MURRAY,
[Commencing Feb. 21, 1872, and ending March
Georgo Clark to Stephen Darby, 40 acres in
Jackson township, for 50.
Henry Clark to Stephen Darby, 41 acres In
Jackson township, for $100.
Henry Clark to Stephen Darqy, 41) acros in
Jackson township, for $100.
Win. Gold, Adiur., to John Calvin, 101 acres
In Vinton township, for $786.00.
Sheriff of V. Co., Booth, to Barney Houston,
Lot No.80. Mt. Pleasant, for $200.
Johu Culviii to Milton Arbaugh, SO acres in
Vlntou township, for $800.
James M. Henderson to Rachel H. Nixon, 20
acres ill Richland township, for 4800.
O. W. Holland to C. W . llolfuud, Iu-lot 101
In McAarthur, for $000.
A. J. Bwnim to ( lias. Trnphagan, SI acres In
Elk township, for M.OOO.
Martin Essex to T. M. Lytle, 80 acros In Blch
land township, for 11,000.
Wilson A Thorn to Robinson Wilson, part
In-lot No. 80 in Zaleskl, for $400.
Wilson A Thorn to Robinson A Wilson, part
Io-lot No. 80 in Zaleskl, for $)00.
Daniel Wilson to Alleu Robinson, In-lot No.
80 and part In-lot no. 40 in Zaleskl. forf 183.
Alleu Robinson to Solomon Shipley, South X
In-lot No. 80 in Zaleskl, for $75.
Allon Robinson to Thos. (Shipley, North In
lot No. 8 In Zaleskl, for $200,
J, V. Kalnr to Kdwnrd Holland, In-lot No.
110 In McArthur, for $400.
J. a. Miller to Kdwnrd A rrlngton, part Iu-lot
No. 70 In Wllkesvllle, for $20.
W. W. Belford, And., to Abraham Cox, 70
acres In Harrison township, for$4.8.
K. T. Dodgo to Mary V. Howell, lu-lot No. 865
111 Me Arthur, ror$2B0.
J. W. Wilkinson to II. C. Havnos, q.c. 1-7 part
of 288 acres In Harrison township, for $250. .
Thomas Graves to H. O. Haynes, q.o., 1-7 part
Of 288 acres in Harrison township, for $250.
D, (J. Bkinnor to W. J. A J. M. Ingham, 640
acros In Brawn township, for $10,000.
George Nixon to It. T. McCllntook, 40 acres In
Riclilahd township, for $1.005.40.
Josiah Wilson to O. M. Wilson, 139j acres In
Madison township, for $1,500. .
Roliert Hoott to Stephen Darby, 44X acres' in
Jackson township, for $287.
A. Hrvson.Jr., to Hamilton Holilren, 40. rows
In Mfiilfsnn UMvnslllll.fnr$450.
Lsaml. Dcflgh to Falkner A Linn, 55 acres in
bwan townsiup, ror t,uu.
K. N. V iindcrford to U. A. Budlow, q. ft 1 68-100
acres In Madison township, fiir$l.
C. I W. Hpnnise to Wm. Oglsr, In-lot No. I
In Hamden, for 11,000. .
Nathan Rains to Jeremiah Rotcllff. n. e., (lt
D. Booth, Hhorlff Vinton county, to William
Ogior, part In-lot No. 15 In Hnmdon, for $300.
acres in Kaglo township, for $200.
John ( ox to Geo. Ratcllu, q. c, 6 seres In Ea
gle township, for $21.fi.
Geo. RatclirTto Jeremiah RatclifT, q.0.,8 acroi
In Kagle township, for $21.48.
V. A. Kllliom fi Joroinlah natcllff, q. t
acres in Kagle township, for $21,48.
D. Booth, tihorlff V. (5o., to Jeremiah Ratclifr,
S acres In Kagle township, for $251.
Joint Seymour to John Graves, 87 acres in
Richland township, for $)I00'.
G. 11. Qatcholl to Jonathan Cory 40 acres in
Harrison township, for $150. .
Thos. Ankrom to ,T. W. Bolt, 44 acres In Jack
sou township, for $000,
Joseph Downoy to fl. O. Tcotors, Wff ncrot In
J arkson township, for $9,500.
Thos, M. Lytic to Martin 0hare,8! IfirM in
Richland township, for $4,000.
Who Ate Roger Williams?
The burial ; place of Roger
Williams and hia wife was dis
covered some time ago, after
they had been buried 183 years
Only the outlines of the coffins
could he traced in the clay,
with here and there a rusted
nail and one braid of Mrs. Wil
liams' hair. Above the spot
of burial is an apple tree, which
sent down into the grave of
Roger one of its main roots,
which srtuck the precise spot
where his skull lay, and going
around that hard old cranium,
had followed the direction of
tha backbone to the hips, of
coursa" 'absorbing" everything
that could be absorbed of the
mortal remains of the founder
of the State of Rhode Island.
The question now is, "Who ate
Roger Williams while partak
ing of the fruit of that tree?"
An Arkansas judge had his
law office close to a certain doc
ter's in fact t hey were separa
ted only by a plank partition
with a door in it. The judge
was at his table, busy with
briefs and bills in chancery.
The doctor was writing a letter,
and pausing for a moment' at
the word economical, called out,
judge, isn't, e qu i the way to
spell equinomical?' "Yes, I
think it is," said the judge;
"but here's Webster's Diction
ary; I can soon tell." He
opens the book and turns over
the leaves, repeating. aloud, "e
Finding the proper place, he
runs his eye and finger up and
down the column two or three
times, until he is thoroughly
satisfied that the word in ques
tion is not there. Closing the
book with a slam, the judg lays
his specs on the table, and rais
ing slowly, breaks forth,
'Well, sir, I've always been a
'Daniel Webster man, and I
voted for him for President;
but any man that will write as
big a dictionary as this, and
not put as common a word as'
equiuomioal' in it, can't get my
vote for anything hereafter."
Great place for Curiosities.
Carter county, Kentucky,
seems to be a wonderful place
for curiosities. There is anat
tural bridge there 219 feet in
the span, 19G feet high and 12
feet wide, arched below and
level on the top. Under it is
a cascade with a fall of 75 feet,
aud two miles distant anoth
with a fall of 200 feet. Then
there are tvro wonderful
streams one called the Big
Stankey and the other the little
Stankey. These are ''good-sized
streams ''which run about two
two miles and then suddenly
disappear. But we have uot
done with Carter county yet.
It has'a natural artesian well''
which once played a jet four
feet high. .Now it is a foot
high, because sightseers, to find
out the depth, have thrown so
much rubbish into the well.
Finally comes the most astonish
ing wonder a rattlesnake
seen near, the spot, which
"reached across the bridgefand
had a body as an ordinary
churn.'' It must be absolutely
fatal to be bitten by such a
badly proportioned snake.
A Woman in Danville, N.
II., having been notified by the
highway surveyor to appear
Aud work out her tax of four
cents, made her appearance at
the appointed time, armed with
a hoe, and toiled vigorously
until her tax- was canceled
about fifteen minutes.
A small bug is destroying the
grape-vines m the interior of
Iowa. It is dark brown in
color, about three-eights of an
inch long, bores into the vine,
eenerallv at the joints, and
devours the pith aud some of
the wood as well.
Grant's office holders are
uneasy and sleep badly o'
nights. IIope and fear alter
nately reign, , in their bosoms.
In one of the interior coun
ties of Missouri lived, some
eight years ago, a man who
followed preaching for a living.
He was called Elder B ,
and was enaraffed to preach to
to the Campbellites. His pe
culiarities soon made him quite
noted, nnd large audiences as
sembled to hear him.
Of.late he has abandoned
the pulpit, and U now a justice
of-the-peace lawyer. C)n one
occasion, when at the zenith of
his fame, he preached a dis
course on the deliverance of
the children of Israel, in which
in which he said : "Brethren,
there are many difficult pass
ages in the Bible, and you are
likely to be lead into error un
less made to understand them.
Now, you all have read this
chapter wherein Moses' stretch
ed out his hand over the Red
Sea, and the waters became a
wall, and the children of Isra
el went over on the dry ground
safely, and how the pursuing
Egyptians, the chariots and
and horsemen, and all the
hosts of Pharaoh were drown
ed. "Now, my brethren, as
this reads it is hard to believe
and difficult to explain; but J
will explain it. It dont mean
what it says; for I tell you I
have read it in the original
Greek, and it is there all ex
plained and made perfectly
plain; and in the next transla
tion of the Bible, which our
church is getting out, it will
all be explained. Now this
passage of scripture, when
properly explained, means sim
ply this: When Moses and
the children of Israel arrived
at the Red Sea, they camped
all night, aud it turned cold,
and the 'etrong east 'wind'
caused it to freeze over; and
the truth of the. whole matter
is plain, as you can see, that the
children of Israel passed over
'dry shod,' on the ice. There
were no such things as great
walls. The original Greek will
not permit any such unjust
and difficult translations. And
again, when the Egyptians
with their immense armies.
heavy chariots, and great
weights pursued the children
on the ice, they broke through
it, and were all ingulfed,
drowned, and lost. This, my
brethren and sisters, is the true
and fair explanation of this
circumstance, and the original
breeKin the next translation
will explain it to you all, and
make it plain."
At this point a brother sit
ting back in the congregation
arose and said, 'Brother B
I would like to ask a question,
if you have no objections.'
The Elder looking triumph
antly toward the brother, an
swered, 'AH right, sir; ask just
as many questions as you want
'Well,' continued the broth
er, 'my knowledge of geogra
phy and the location of the Red
Sea shows that it is located
nearly under the equator, and
is therefore in a very warm
country, and never known to
be frozen. Will the gentleman
please tell the audience where
the ice came from of which he
spoke?' - The Elder became
excited, and answered, with
lofty disdain, 'If the brother
who has asked me this question
knew half as much about the
Scriptures and the geography
of the country as he pretends
to, he would know that this
circumstance which I have ex
plained happened thousands
and thousands of years ago; yes,
sir, thosands of years before
the age of geographies, and be
fore there was any equator! I
think, brethren and Bisters, I
have answered the gentleman
completely. Harper's Maga
A minister asked a tipsy fel
low leaning up against a fence,
where he expected to go to
when he died. If I can t get
along any better than I do
now,' he said, 'I shan't go any
Zanesville will vote on n. tax-
levy on the 17th of June to
build a road from that citv to
the county line near Cumber.;
The boiler of Bedford fur
nace' exploded last week.-.
Luckily the engineer' was ab
sent or. somebody would have
The Democratic party will
be hurled as a compact mass
against Grant's organization of
office holders. They propose
to break up the rings and eet
the country free.
The Jackson county Repub
lican Convention will meet
Thursday, June 20. The ofv
fices of Sheriff, Clerk, Coroner,
Commissioner, Probate Judge
and Prosecuting Attorney are
to be filled.
Congress has granted to the
widow of General Robert An
derson, a pension of fifty dol
lars a month.
The inhabitants of Newton
and Gosport, Virginia! are pre
paring to surround their hous
es with sunflowers as a pro
phylactic of intermittent fever&
from which they suffered last
Some how or other! eacTi
Congressman has this term
managed to get atom? with for-
ty knives, twenty-six gold pens,
twenty-two hair-brushes and
sixty cakes of sceted soap, all
The Small pox continues to.
prevail. in the larger cities and
appears to be almost epidemic.
The ravages of this disease
since last fall have been fearful.
It is hard to pull a pup
frpm the teat of its mother,
and harder to pull one of the
fellows who wear Grant's col
lar from the Government teat-
Cattle in the New Yoik mar
kets are bought and sold usu
ally by the net weight, which
is computed at about 58 or 62
lbs. net per 100 lbs. cross
weight of the live animals.
For example: If a bullock
weighs 1,000 lbs. gross weightr
his carcass is coraDuted to vield
600 lbs. net of beef. In most
instances, cattle are weiched.
and about 400 lbs. of the gross
weight per every 1,000 are
A movement is on Took
among the manufacturers and
busincs men of Pittsburg, to
substitute Friday as pay-day.
iiiem ure many reasons in ia-
vor ot the proposition, most of
which will at once suggest
themselves. In some other
cities, Boston and Baltimore
for instance, a similar change
has been made by a number of
employers, who report it to
worK admirably in every par
ticular. In Sweeden, too, it is
stated that the marded decrease
in intemperance of late years is
owing in a large measure to the
substitution of Friday for Sat-
urday for paying off the men.
Dolly Varden, the. fortunate
young lady after whom the
fashionable dress for this sum
mer is named, was the charm
ing daughter of a London lock
smith, Gabriel Varden by name
and lived in the reign of George
III. She afterwards became
Mrs. Joe Willett. Whether
the lady in queation was given
to wearing materials of a start
ling loud character in color and
pattern is not definitely known.
About a year ago, however,
some inspired modiste re-chris
tened what were then known
as 'cretonnes, and called them
'Dolly Vardens.' Tho name
was at first confined to chintz
es, but it spread to other ma
terials. At a late dry goods
'Dolly Varden' Bilks were ex
hibited, and now whole cos
tumes, whose like was never
seen on sea or shore, are named
after the charming and coquet
tish little daughter of a ton,
don locksmith. . .
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