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:, M'ifRTHUR, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO:. WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 1872.
VOL. ,6. , , v. i , ,t m p5liiS MdPropiif. " -i- !.' '"',: '
$1.50 PER YEAR, I
I In Advance.
M ' WAS
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 and after Monday, Novoinhor 19, Trains
will run as follows :
(!ln'nati ' Faitt j Hail
Express. Line. Empress.
' - -vr:vtr-un.
. "r '..,..
6 40 Am
11 00 Pm
8 05 Am
1 00 Pm
4 45 Pin
4 05 "
9 30 "
8 85 Am
11 80 "
6 15 Am
8 80 Am
7 45 "
12 03 Am
8 40 I'm
12 25 "
11 45 Pin
8 00 "
4 25 "
11 03 '
7 25 "
Pullman Palace Drawing Boom Sleeping Can,
Which are as comforttiblo, elegantly furnished,
and almoatequal to a Are-side, are on nil Trains
from Cincinnati to Bnltlmore and Washington.
Bee Schedule of Marietta and Cincinnati Rail
way for time of arriving and departing from
Tho advantages of this route over all others
ia, that it gives all travelers holding through
tickets the privilege of visiting Baltimore,
Philadelphia, and the National Oiipitoi free.
Tlmequickerand rates of fare lower than by
ny other lino,
Thesconeryalonfr this Railway is not equaled
for grandeur on this Continent.
TO SHIPPERS OF FREIGHT.
line ofTors superior Inducements
rates being one-third lower to and from Boston,
New York, or any other Eastern point. In or
dering goods of any description from tho East
rive directions to ship via Baltimore & Ohio
it. it. .una lnmininina h.usi Kive same directions
Freights shipped by this route will havo tics
patch, and be handled with care and save
shippers much monoy. J. L. WILSON,
Mils tor Transportation, Baltimore.
Gen. Freight Ag't, Baltimore.
L. M. COLE,
8. B. JONES, Oen. Ticket Ag't, Bnltiinore.
Gea. Pass. Ag't., Cincinnati.
Indianapolis, Cincinnati & Lafayette
GREAT THROUGH PASSENGER RAILWAY
To all Points West, Northwest
THIS IS THE SHORT LINE VIA INDIANAPOLIS.
The Great Through Mall and Express Pas
senger Line to St. Louis, Kansas City. Bt.
Joseph, Denver, San Francisco, and fill points
D Missouri, Kansas and Colorado.
The shortest and only direct route to Indian
Spoils, Lafayette, Terre Haute, Cambridge
City, Springfield, Peoria, Burlington. Chicago,
Milwaukeo, St. Paul, and all points In the
The Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Lafayette
Itailroad, with its connections, now offers pas
sengers more facilities in Through Coach and
Sleeping Car Service than any other line from
Cincinnati, having the advantage of Through
Pally Cora from Cincinnati to St, Louis, Kan
las Ulty, St. Jo.eph, f eorla,Burllngton,Chlcago,
Omaha, and all Intermediate points, presenting
to Colonists and Families such comforts ana
accommodations as are afforded by no other
. route .
Through Tickets and Baggage Checks to all
Trains leave Cincinnati at 7:30 A.M., 8:00 P.
1C., and 9:00 P. M.
Tickets oan lie obtained at No. 1 Burnet
' House, oorner Third and Vine Publlo Land
ing, earner Main and River i also, at Depot,
corner Plum and Pearl Streets, Cincinnati, O.
Be aure to purchase tickets via Indianapolis,
Olnolnnati and Lafayette.Ilallroad.
(J. It, LORD, G. L.BARRtNGRE,
Ohlif Tioket Clark, Master Transportation,
3 HUES THE SHORTEST.
3 EXPRESS TRAINS leavt Indlnnnpolll
da except luuday, for ST. LOUIS and
?JIS only Line running PULLMAN'S cle
boated Drawing-room Bleeping Cars from N.
, Pittsburgh. Columbus, ' Louisville. Cin
cinnati, and InUiauapolls, to St. Louis without
Paaiengers should remember that this la the
Ureal West Bound Route for Kansas City,
ILeuvenworth, Lawrence, Topeka, Juno
a (ton City, Fort Scott and St. Joseph.
CI4IPDAUT6 TO KANSAS, for the pur.
CMiUnANIo poie of establishing them
elves lu new names, will have liberal dlicrlm.
inatlon made in their favor by this Line, Sat
isfactory commutation on regular ratot will be
:lven to Colonists and large parties traveling
ogethort and their baggage, emigrant outfit
pnditook wlUheshlppadon the most fcv.ora
e terms, presenting to
I COLONISTS AND FAMILIES
luon comforts And locommodatlons MM pif
.TTOKXtSoHn be obtained stall thepHnolpal
Tidiest Oiiloes in the Eastern, ilWUIe aad
General Passenger Agent. St. Louis,
Kaatorn Passenger Agent, Indlnnapolli,
JOHN E. H1MPSON,
peneral Buperltitendent, Indianapolis.
Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and
' On anil alter MONDAY, May SHth, 1871, Ex.
press Trains will V COLUMBUS and
CRESTLINE and ABRivi at points named be
low, as ioiiows t
Stations. No. 2.
Columbus IlilO a m
Cleveland 8:45p m
BuflUlo ,. 10:B0pm
Niagara Vails.... 1 :00 a m
Roiihester. , ,t , . . .1 :80 a m
Ne w York City . .8 :80 p m
4 :10 p in
7:05 a m
11 :S0 p ra
6 86 p m
4 :50 a in
4 :40 p m
urosinne lj)p m
Piltoburg 985p in .'
Karrisburg 7 16am . .
Baltimore ,10 40am
Washington , , . . 1 10 p m ,
Philadelphia... 1115 am
6 25p m
Crestline ..11 80 p m
Fort Wayne.... B80am
Chicago ......... 18 10pm
7 45n m tllim
115am 1185 am
7 80am 6 00pm
KSTNo. 4, leaving Columbus at 4:10 p. m.
lias aThronghOnrlo Delaware forBprlngfleld,
Train No. on the Columbus Hocking Val
ley Itailroad connect with Mo. 4 Train. Through
Tickets for sain nt Athens. '
PAB8ENGKR TRAINS returning arrive at
Columbus at 12:30 a. m. 11 :15 a. m. and 9 :50 a. m.
vsr Palace Day. and Sleeping Cars
1 . On All Trains.' ' '
u"No 6" leaving Columbus at 9 :85 a m, on
Sunday, runs through without detention, by
both Erie and New York Central Railways,
arriving at New York on Monday morning at
For particular Information In regard to
through tickets, time, connections, etc., to all
point East, West, North and South, apply to
or address K. FORD, Columbus, Ohio.
E. B. FLINT, Oen. Superintendent.
JAMES PATTERSON, '
Gen. Agent) Oolumbus.O. OJL
oiiio. & miss. Railway,
Is the Shortest, Quickest
arid only, Road running its en
ure trains tnrougn to
ST. LOUIS AND LOUISVILLE
Our arrangements and con
nections with all lines from St.
Louis and Louisville? are per
fect, Reliable and complete for
This is the shortest and best
route to Kansas City, Leaven
worth, Atchison, St. Joseph
and to all points in Missouri,
Kansas and Nebraska.
Through Tickets and full
information ' as to time and
fare, can be obtained at any
11. II. Office or at our office in
E. GALLUP, Oen, East Tan. A(font,
W. IJ. HALE, Oen. Pass, ami Ticket Agt.,
SWM U 0UU111
Columbus & Hocking Valley Railroad.
On and alter December 10th, 1H71, Trains will
run us follows:
Athens.. 0.2O a. m. 2:20 v. m.
Columbus... 9:45 A. M. 5.40 p. II.
Pittsburgh.. 6:45 P. H. 2:20 A. M-
Sandusky... 0:0O " 9:00 "
CloTelund... 8:50 " 7:'W "
SpringlluUl.. 12:25 " 7:50 P. M.
X'enia ....... 13-M5 " 7:81 "
Dayton 1'20 " 8:80 "
Richmond... 8:15 " H:l "
Indianapolis 8:10 2:80 A. u.
Chicago 12:15 a. a. 8:30 "
Close connection made at Lancaster for Clr
clevillOi Zancsvillo, and all points on the Cin
cinnati and Musklllgum Valloy Railroad.
Direct connections niado at Columbus for
Dayton, Springfield, Indianapolis, Chicago,
and all points West. Also, for Cleveland,
Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and all points East.
Take the Hocking Valley and Pm Handle
route to Chicago and the Northwest, it is the
shortest by sixty-six miles, giving pnssengors
the benefit of quicker time, and lower rates
than by any other lino,
E. A. BUELL, Gen'l Ticket Ag
iSfare of Ohio, Vinton County.
Jesse Franci6, Adaministrator of the estate of
W UUum Francis, deceasod, Plaintiff,
' John TV. Jcffrov and Wife, Defendants. .
In Vinton County Court of Common Pleas. Or
der of Sale.
Pursuant to the command of an order or sale
In the above case Issued from the Court of Com
mon Pleas of V inton county, Ohio, aud to me
directed a9 Sheriff of said county, I will offer at
publlo sale, at the door of the Court House, in
the town of licArtlmr, In said Vinton coun
Monday, the 22d Day, of July, A. D.
AtthehoivrofSo'clookP. M. of said day, the
following described lands and tenements, situ
ate in the county of Vinton, and State of Ohio,
The North-cast quarter of the North-oast
quarter of Section Number eight (8,) Township
Number Ten (10,) and Range umber Nineteen
Nine (9) same township and range; thonce South
Four (4) chains and Seventeen (11) links to the
corner of Handy Smith's lund; thence South
Slxty-four (64) degress east Five (5) chains and
Five (5) links to the county road; thence North
misi'iv i in links tn he nlnce of beirlnninir. con
talnlng one and sixty-seven hundredths (1 67-100)
Appraised at Two nundrod and Seventy-five
Dollars (S75.00,) and must bring two-thirds of
of that sum. ' , , , .
To be sold as the property of John W. Jeffrey
and Wife to satisfy an order of sale Issued from
said Court of Common Pleas in favor of Joase
Franois, Administrator of the eatateof William
Terms of SAln-Caib, in hand..
Sheriff Vinton oounty.
D, B. Shivkl, Att'y for Plaintiff.
June 19, l&ts Bw.-i8i
Stall tf Chie, Vinion Comty,
, Atmttmn. wnuur, A'laintiir,
Chttrlea W, fipvouse and Mary J. Bprante, Pe-
Vinton County Court Common Pleas, Order
A..U... .4 1. v. M HA-tmntwl n 4 nn AitInK ftt tin l
nimilUHly bU IIO VUUlllinilll III Ml vw w
Issued lrom the Court of Common Pleas of Vln
. . . a ... .. i .A m. i ,11 as bi.At.lfr ni
said oounty, I will offer for sale ut the door of
the Court House, in the Town of MeArthur,
Vinton oounty, Ohio, on
Monday, the 22d day of July, A. D.
At the hourofS o'clock P.M. of said day, the
following doaoribed lands and. tenements, to-
In-lot number Ave (5) In the village of ILvmden,
Vinton County, Ohio.
Appraised at Eight hundred dollars (1800.00),
and mustbrlug two-thirds of that sum.
To be sold as the property of Charles W.
Sprouso and wife to satisfy an order of sale is
sued from the Court of Common Pleas In favor
of Abraham Wilbur.
Terms of Sale Cash, in hand on the day oi
sale. DANIEL BOOTH.
' ii Sheriff Vinton County.
M. L. Clare, Att'y for Plaintiff.
.June 19, 1872-6w-
State of Ohio, Vinton County. ;'
, : Edward D. Dodge, Plaintiff.!.
Charles Sldinan and Wife, Defendants.
In Vinton County Court of Common Pleas.
. Order of Sale. ii '
Pursuant to the oomtnaiul of an order of sale
in the above case Issued from the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Vinton comity, Ohio, and to me
directed as Sheriff of said oounty, I will otror et
publiaaale, at the door of the Court Uoubo in
thetownof MoArthur, In said Vinton county,
Monday,, the 29th Day of July,
, A. D. 1872, .
At tho hour of o'olock P. M. of said day, the
following described lands and tenements, tu
. In-Lot Number One Hundred and Sixty -Sevan
(181, in thetownof Mo Arthur, Vinton coun-
nt Two lTun1red and Twontv-llve
Dollars (IS26.00.) and must bring two-thirds of
unit sum. 1 ' , , ," '
To be sold ss the property of Charlos Sldman
and wife, on an orlr of aide Issued from tho
Court oi Common Pleas of said county in favor
Of Edward D. Dodge .:r '..-.n.. .
Tkrhs of Sale- W$$L io0TB;
. ii f ' Sheriff Vinton eeuntjri1
I. A, Brattoa, Att'r tot tl't. ' .
. ftufttiftli-airi ;,. m- .
Stateof Ohio, 'JVofurt County, . ' 1
. CiilliiirliieChi.-'iroH-, l'lalnllff.
' i , Hirninst . i . '
Ellzii A: Button, Administratrix of Daniel But
ton, Deceased, and others, Dcl'emlimts.
In Vinton IrOimty Couil Dl'Couinioa Pleum Or-
' ! - dci'ol'Siilc. ' ' ".
Pursuant lo the command of an order of sale
t. i ii. n ,-.v..t ,.ri',,.t,..w, iM.toa t.f vi
ton County, and to niedirectiMl as Sheriff of said
eoillity, 1 Wllioiievior biuu itr, uiu uoor ui iiiu
Couit'llonse, in thetownof MciYrlliui', Vinton
county, -Ohio, on . ' ' .
Monday, the 22d, Day of July,
A- D. 1872,
At the hour of 8 o'clock I'. M. of said day, tho
following dcscribi'il lands and tenejiienis, to
wit: '. . .
In-Lnts Numbers One Hundred and Klglity
llve (1H3( and me llnndred nml Nlnct v-one (llll,)
I.. I' 4..II VI....... ,.1.1...
Ill t llll LIMY II Wl 311'., I Ullll , ,11. V"lt uilllllj, ........
subject, hoHCvef, to the dower estate of said
Kli.a A. Button, and so much thereof lis is
coutuiuen in me louowing nouiiii
to-wit: Coiiiiiiciiclnir at tlio Koiilli-viistcnruer.nl
said Iu-lot Number llll; thence West Ti feet;
tlumeo North to tho North Lino of said Lot:
thence Kur as feet to the North-cant corner of
aid l.or; ilrtmce South to tile place of beginning;
and, nlso coininciicliig lit the South-oast corner
of said Ill-lot Niiinher lHfi; tlienee West SMfoeti
thence North to the North line of said lot; thence
Kust Hi reel to tlio Norm-ease corner oi sain lot;
thence Smith to the place of beginning.
Appraised, so enctiiiiliorcil hy said dower, as
In-lot No. 1111 at - -.- - - 143.00
In-lot No. 1S5 at .... flOO.00,
And each of said In-lots must bring . two-thirds
of the appraised value thereof.
To he -TJil ns property belonging to the estate
of Daniel ilutton, deceased, to satisfy a Judg
ment in fa vor of Catharine Glasgow.
Terms of isai.k t ash lu Hand at tlio time of
sale. DANll'X BOOTH,
hlicrlir Vinton Co.
D. Ii. SniVKL, Att'y for Pl'ff.
JunclU, lH"i 5w.-16
ELECTION NOTICE. OFFICE OF THE TRUSTEES OF ELK TOWNSHIP.
VINTON COUNTY, OHIO, JUNE 8, 1872.
To the Qaulifitd HUctort of Elk Townthip',
NOTICE is hereby given that tho following
remicst signed f)V one luindred tax-uavinif
electors of suiil lownshipof 1.1k, has been made
upon tno Ai'tisiees oi saiu lownsiup, us ioiiows,
To the Trutieet of Elk Towmhlp, Vinton County,
AVE. tho uiidurslirncd. tax-navinir doctors of
said township of Klk, county ot V inton, Ohio,
ono hundred in number, respectfully request
that vou construct a railroad from u point on
tho southern iMiundry of said township, where
the old road-bud of the Scluto and Hocking Val
ley . H. crosses said houiidry, being tho south
ern terminus to the northern or western boun
dary of said township, near the corner thereof,
being tho northern terminus, that you appro
priate the sum of $35,000 toward tho construction
of said road, said sum being less than flvo per
cent, of the assessed valuation of tho real and
personal property last niado in said township;
thafsald sum of $05,000 be lu Bonds of said town
ship of Elk, pavublo at tho office the Troasnrer
of v Inton county, Ohio, and shall bear seven per
cent interesr, na nine annually; mat a,e in
amount of said Bonds shall become due mid pay
able in twelve years, $5,000 In 14 years, .000 in
16 vears, $5,000 in 18 year aud $5,000 in SO years
after the date of their execution nml delivery;
that saldBonds shall be of tho following denom
Inatlon, to-wlt: One hundred of ono hundred
dollars each, twenty of five hundred dollars
each, and live of ono thousand dollars each, and
be numbered from one to one hundred and
tweutv-flvo Inclusive, That each and every
one of' said Bonds shall have the necessary In
terest Coupons attached, and that said Bonds
and Interest Coupons shall bo executed and
signed by the Trustees and Clerk of said town,
ship of Elk In tlio usual and ordinnry manner of
executing and signing Bonds, That you call a
meetlnpof the quttllilud olootors of said town
ship of Elk, in the manner provided by law, on
Tuesday, the 23d day of July, 1872,
imHuiwm Hm hours nf six o'clock A, it. and six
o'clock p. jr., at the usual plnco for holding elec
tions in sum towusnip, sum electors uuiug men
and there required to vote for or against the
the construction of said proposed railroad, and
fh rnriiicsts herein made. That you dive 80
davs notice of tho calling of said meeting of the
qualified electors of said township, by publica
tion In soiuo nowepapor of general circulation
la said township. Tills request Is made unrlor.
and for the purpose oi availing sum townaiup oi
lilk of all the benefits, pow-or and privi
leges of nn Act of tho General Assembly of the
State of Ohio, entitled "an Act to AuthorUa
Counties to Build Itallroaus. and to Lease and
Operato tho sftmo,"passod April M, 1874,
.Tames M alone
Li im Martin
J. T, lllinrii ,
.7. W. Bowen
11. 1', Quirk
O. W. Jlrunton
it. 11. Barnes
K. H, Clark
John N. McLaughlin
V. S. Clnyponi
J. M. McGllllvrny
J. V. Dolay
O. T. Gunning
A. C. Dowd
s. it. Trimmer
Thomas 11. Davis
S, W. Sherwood
H. P. Ambrose
John H. King
James Ward ,
Owen D. Hawk
J. 8. Will
C. C. Gill
A. W. Brown
John Seal . .
George W, Beiienlot
John V. DnuklP
Ji, a. smou
, u. iiavnos
U, W, Bissau
I N, Dillon
vf, F, Fulton
j, 8, Huhn ,,
D, V, Knnnalle
W, I). Oold
ti n. 1 1 limn
K. P, Bolhwel
H. B. Maya
d. ti ll "Oil
L. O. Perdue
Job W. Lucas ' '
C. P, Ward
G; AV. I'enroo
C. M. sldman
C, J. Itlillnghnrst
James li, Johnson
G. W. Holland
G. W. l'llchor
V, R. Sprnguo
J. C. Pugh
A. H. Dowd
0. W. Bnrnott
J. G. Swotland
J. A. Felton .
t. G. SwetSjimlJi'.
A. J. Dill . ,-. .-, .
That n accordance win wu ,KT " a .
t i.i .u..i.u la lini-rt iv fftllalil. find ft MUO
ciiueloetion for said purpose is hereby ordered
at the usual place of holding election In said
township of Elk, on
Tuesday, July 23d, 1872,
between the hours of six o'clock a. m. and six
o'clock p. U., at which time and place said clec
tors are roquestod to vote for or against the con
struct Ion of the proposed Railroad, tho borrow
ing of the sinountnamoil as a fund fur tho pur
poie, and other requests therein made, llieouin.
jon of sold electors shall be expressodonthe bal
lots, as follows: , i
i RAILUOAD, YES.
RAILROAD, NO. -
Wlilch Ballots shall ho counted and returned
by the Jiulgos aiul cierits oi oiucuuu u m umur
LEVI WYMAH, m
, JAMKHH.JOHXSOX, Trnstooe.
H Kit RO LU, "
Morhih Kvajis, Clerk, . ., ,
1 Juue 13, 181D.-5W
Estate of William Harrison Black.
THE undersigned lins been appointed and
qualified as administrator, with the will
annexed, of tho estate of Wllllaia Harrison
Black, lalo of Knox township. Vhilon jonnty,
)hlo, decenscd. , KLLfcS W. IKhEMAN..
June la, 1BTJJ.-8W.
Probate Court, Vinton ,Counlj, Ohio, ,
lainTinio l.lminhv irlvim that Alexander IlO'
IN lor, Guardian of Barali Hlndniaii, an Insane
norfton, lias filed his account lioreln, as suoh
guardian, for partial settlement i and that the
same is sen for uuuriiig un ,ug ui ii,u. v, vuij
next ensuing, at 10 o'clock A. M. UAvo .
' font , 11711,-41 . , : , i Prekate J ud
stateof Ohio, Vinton County. ,
Abraham Wilbur, riaiatiff,
. . against
Uolinallun flnnt ut.. 111.. Dl'ICIldailtS.
In Vinton Countv Court of Common Pleas. Or-
Pursuant ti tho command of uti onlor of sale
laaiiml I'rnm Mix ( 'nnrl. nf CoilllllOn I'leiLS Of VlU-
toncoiiiily. aiid to me direotod is Sheriff of
snld county; I will offer for sitlrt at the door of
mo court, Holme, in uiu ! Auiaiiuur,
vinton county, onto, on
Monday, the 22d Day of July, A D.
At the Hour of 1 o'clock P. It. t said day, the
following iicscrlhed lanus auu (eiiciiients.sit-
uaie in tne county of Vintoii.niiu rmto oi uuio,
Coinmenciiiir nt the north-wost corner of the
north-euMnne-liiilf of tya nonn-east quarter
of Hectiou number thirty. Township numlnsr
ten iiu,) oi itnngo numnci kuvenieen ji'( ;)
thence running South within tv.'o (!t) r)ds of Jo-
Hiati wilDur's house: thence c :t lo the Marl
etta Cincinnati It. R. t thane r.uunlntr north
enstoiiy to the south-went r of Bridget
vv line s lot; tnenoo Ouv-Imji'i to tno necuon
line; thonce lua-wstto tho plui T bfiioglnuinar
uoutnlotng two acres more or (eta, with nil the
privileges anu appuiteeauces uiercto octoiig
Amiralsed at Fifteen Hundred and Tlilrtv
three dollars and Thirty-throe cents ($1,088.33,)
ami must brine; two-thirds of that sum.
To bo sold as the proporty of Sebastian Goetz
and others to sutlalV an order of sale Issued
from tlio Court of Common Pleas In favor of
'J' Kit us op Sale. Cash inhnnd.
ShoriirVinton County ,
M. L. Claiik, Attorney forl'lt'ff.
Jllne HI, 1872-M 6-H
ROAD TAX NOTICE.
AUDITOR'S OFFICE, VINTON CO., OHIO.
MCARTHUR, June 12, 1872
ATOTICE sriven that the
i.1 levies havo been made by tho Trustees of
the Townships named below for road purposes
for tho year 1S7, to-wit:
flie above Road Tuxes may be discharged by
labor on the Publlo Koads under the direction
of the Supervisors of the several Road Dis
tricts within the time prescribed by law.
nr. v . iicLf utsu.
June 13. 1872.-8W. Auditor Vinton do.
INTENTION TO BUILD A BRIDGE,
NOTim iii hnrAhv irlunn la nununnnn of
law, of the Intention of the Oonmlssloneri of
v inton county, uiuo, to build a
MIDDLE FORK OF SALT CREEK,
In nnrrlson Township, near the residence of
Jonathan Ray, and that .
Petitions for and
The building of the same, will be eonstdered If
men. in toe Auditor's umce oisaia oounty, on or
Monclny, July 13, 1878,
By order of Oamml.sloner Qm
Auditor Vinton 0o.,O,
June 19, 1672 iw.
The famine in Persia, which
now eeeme to be drawing near
ita close, hns been productive
of nn nmount of misery almost
unparalleled in modern times.
Captain Pieraon, an English
man who has recently traveled
in that unhappy country, de
scribes the last stage of the
famine aa worse than the first.
On hia journey from Sairaai to
Teheran he round the voad
strewn with halteaten corpses.
Cannibalism was verv preva
lent, aa starvation had aroused
the usually peaoeable inhabit
auU to dispair; and bngandage
and other crimes of violence
were rife all along the. roads
In tho capital alone, out of a
popuiAtion oi u,wu, i ai least
20,000 had fallen victims to
tha famine Aud its attendant
AValter Scott, in a narrative
of his personal history, gives
the following caution to youth:
'If it should even fall to the
tot of youth to peruse these
pages, let buou readers remenai
ber. that it is with the deepest
regret that I recplject jn my
manhood the opportunities ot
learning which I neglected in
my youth; that through every
part of my literary career, I
have felt pinched and hamper
ed by my own ignorance and I
would this moment give half
the reputation that it has been
my good fortune to acquire, if,
by doing so, 1 could rest the
remaining part upon a sound
foundation of learning and
Horace G. says the best way
to raise a boy is with the toe
of your boot. The best way
to raise the girls is with both
Genius has limits; virtue has
none, every one pure and good
cnu become purer and better
A desirable second-hand ar
ticle A young, rich and ami
Remarkable Case of Surgery.
The Waterbury (Conn.)
American contains an account
of successful surgery that is
worthy of notice. It is the
case of Miss Hattie Thomas,
who more than a year no,
while in the employment oi'
Edwin Smith,, a manufacturer
of buttons in Naogatuck, had
her hair torn completely off
her head from the nape of the
neck to the forehead, including
one eyebrow and a part of one
ear, by being caught in a re
volving shaft. Tho wound was
worse than the scalping by an
Indian, who merely cuts a
circle of three or four inches
in diameter about the crown,
and leavea his victim tonsured
like a Roman Catholic monk or
friar. Such cases of scalping
are on record in which the loss
of the natural head covering
was supplemented by an arti
ficial toupee. But in this case
exposure ot the entire jskull
threatened death by exhaus
tion induced by suppuration.
The American of that place
At the time it was supposed
the victim of the horrid maim
ing could survive the shock
but a short time, and if she re
covered from the shock to her
nervous system, her life would
he but of short duratiou. as
she could not long stand the
agony of the pain from the
wound, nor the drain upon her
constitution by the suppura
tion, that must inevitably take
place. . Dr. S. 0. Barrett, then
of Naugatuck. butnow residing
in "Waterbury, who was in al
most ' constant attention upon
the sufferer, found that she was
likely to rally from the first
etteotaor the accident. He,
therefore, determined to resort
to the rn'ocees of '-skin graft
ing," diaoovered about three
years ago by M, Reverdin of
Paris as a means of saving the
the life of his patient, About
six or seven weeks after tho
accident, when the wound had
ben brought into a healthv
state by suppuration, the ex
periment waa inra, tne patient
herself famishing the first ''seed
skin" from her arm. The
method of removing? the skin
required is, simply to clasp the
piece between the thumb and
finger, raising it up, and clip
ping off with knifo or scissors:
This first attempt was a suc
cess, and greatly encouraged
the doctor, who continued the
experiment, still taking the
'seed skin trora the arm of
Misa Thoma?, but the excessive
discharge from the bead wound
and the additional drain from
the new wquuds, necessitated
by the removal of the akin,
mads it absolutely necessary
that the doctor procure his
supply of "seed akin" from
other sources. Miss Gibson,
her faithful nvirso and particu
lar friend before and after tho
accident, volunteered to fur
nish the next suddIva and when
the lady was exhausted, and
the experiment continued to
show every indication of sue
cess, the doctor mutilated his
own arm for the benefit of his
patient and the elucidation of
science. And not the least
noteworthy circumstance is that
of the lady friends of Miss
Thomas came forward and vol
unteered to furnish as faras they
could whatever new material
was needed. Thus" the doctor,
at various times and from dif
ferent persons, took sixty-four
pieces of "seed skin," varying
in size the larger pieces being
sufficiently large to cover -a
silver half-dollar. These large
pieces were, in some instances,
divided and subdivided, so that
the number of separate pieces
applied to the wound amount
eel to at least one hundred and
fifty. Thet,e pieces of healthy
skin, thus transplanted, would
soon grow and extend trom
one piece to another, until after
apse ot time, the pieces
d ioin each other, and
shoot out until the margin of
the wound was reached, and in
this manner the head had be
come entirely covered with a
new growth of skin. All
kinds'of wounds heal from the
margin and not from the center,
and tho growth from the old
skin in this case, nil round
from the back ofi the neck to
the eyebrows, has been only an
inch in twelve months. If
this "grafting" or "transplant"
ing" had not been resorted to,
the wound would have remain
ed a running sore and soon ex
hausted the life of the victim.
On examining the head the
action of nature can bo seen in
the development of new blood
vessels or veins, which branch
out and unite with each other,
the original "seed skin" form
ing no impediment to the
growth of the veins. ' The de
velopment of veins and blood
vessels. also indicates a healthy
action of the skin.
It is doubtful if a case so re
markable is on record. If the
experiment proves as success-
St 1 .
tul as present indications prom
ise, the skill of Dr. Bartlett
will be as profitable to him as
the recovery of his patient will
[From the Boston Traveler, May 15.]
Sad Fate of Daniel Webster's
A pitiable sight is presented
in the accident ward of the
City Hospital to-day. Lying
upon a low cot bedstead, with
his scarred body completely
swathed in bandages, is the de
scendant of one of the greatest
statesman which the world ev
er produced. A man of high
culture - and good education,
with thoughts and impulses of
the highest order, has allowed
himself to be dragged gradual
ly downward, step by step,
uniu Dy nig nanus of . disaipa.
tion he has brougbt"upon him
selt certain death. Daniel
Webster Appleton is a grand
son ot tne great statesman
...i i.i .
wuuso uaiae ne oears, ana is
only twenty-six years of age,
He was at. one time engaged
in the studv- of law. in the
course of which he became ac
quainted with a large number
of young associates, who en
ticed hlra away from work and
and into the practice of vice in
many forms. Oommenoing
with the hotel bar-rooms, he
descended to groggeries and
brothels; until, finally, he was
one of the lowest low drunk
ards who walk the streets of
the city. Times without num
ber he has been picked up in a
helpless state of intoxication
by the police and taken to the
station house, where, in con
sideration of his family, he was
registered only as 'disorderly,'
and discharged without being
brought into court, Efforts
were frequently ( and persist
ently made by hia friends to
efiact a reformation, but, al
though he would promise to do
bettor, his moral nature was
too weak to enable him to car
ry out hia good intentions, and
he would soon relapse into a
a state of sottishness. So de
graded did ho become that he
would stand on the street cor
ners when in a semi imbecile
condition trom - drink and so
licit money from the passers-by
with which to secure tha means
of gratifying his . appetite.
Last September he married ft
young lady in Southbridge,
and obtained a small tarm
there on which he set up house
keeping, with the avowed dec
laration to reform. But refor
mation was impossible. Two
months after his marriage he
was again an inmate cf a police
station, aud last evening he met
with inuines that will proba
bly result iu his death. He
cot off frbm a train on the Old
Colony Railroad at JNeponset
Station, and was too drunk to
stand upon the platform, falling
helolesslV uuon his face, lie
was lifteel np b Officer Ste
phen Motalton, why ' took him
in custody, and locked him in
a small wooden building which
is usttd as a itation house in
tne icey, However, tne us
ual search was made of Ap
pleton's person, and it, was
presumed that his pockets were
empty. Had such been the
fact there would have been no
necessity for writing this para
graph. Unfortunately a match
was left in one pocket, and aft
er the officer had gone away,
the prisoner laid down on his
bed, lighted his pipe and be
gan to smoke, throwing the
match on the floor. It fell on
a pile of sj;raw, which became
ignited, and the flames slowly
spread to thg -bed -where the
unfortunate man was then in a
drunken slumber. The smoke
soon began to 'pour through
the windows, attracting the at
tention of people outside, aud
the fire was soon extinguished.
The fireman entered the build
ing and broke open the door of
Appleton a cell, liuding him in
a horrible condition.
His clothing was nearly
burned off his body, and with
the "exception of a small speck
on his breast he was literally
covered with blisters. He was
promptly removed to the City
Hospital, where the physicians
ascertained that, notwithstand
ing, the fearful ordeal through
which he had passed he was
still intoxicated. An examina
tion developed the fact that the
burns were only of a superfi
cial character, there being no
evidence of internal injury, but
that they were so extensive
that it would be almost impos
sible for the patient to survive.
His system is in a prostrate
condition from the use of in
toxicating liquor, which will
probably incapacitate him from
recovering from tho shock.
tho locality. Before
What a hcalthiful thing it U
to have one iollv person iu tho
house ready to laugh at any
thing ludicrous, and even to
create sport at any time!
There are enough to reflect on
the sad time of life, and ita
sober side. Wo need one or
more to show tho mirth that
often trembles just below tho
surface of painful things. A
real impetuous laugh dissipates
many illusions, sweeps the twi
light out of imaginations, and
brinffs honest daylight. But
it must bo real no dry, hack
ing laugh. It should bo spon?
taneou9, out-bursting, irresisti
ble, lufactious. W) havo seen
men fall to laughing who had
not heard the cause of mirth,
but had only caught the con
tagion of other men's laughing.
It ia hard not to laugh with
menjwho arc earnest about it.
Reioice. Americans, rtsfoloe!
The English Governmout ac
cepts the huiiibla apology of
our government for daring to
propose to atbitrato a matter
distasteful to (Jrofib JiUain, and
tha Grant Administration can
rise from thou' knot's ftiid '
on with tho Gineva arbitration.
The American eagle can raise
his head a little, a the roars
of the British lion are sabid
ing, Spain should now dia
tate her terms!
Poor Colfax i3 i9 much a
victim of misplaced confidence
as the boy we read of. Schuy-r
ler said no when he meant yes,
and was taken at his word.
He saw the presidential shad
ow in tho water, dropped his
bone and made a dash for it.
When he came out he found
that a Yankee Know Nothing
had carried it off. With a
smile on his lips and a tear in
his eye, he lets on lie is satis
Happiness is a perfume
which one can not shed over
another without a few drops
falling on oue's self. He that
would make others happy must
be happy himself.
A dog is counted mad when
he wort take anything to
drink, and a man when he takes
too much. That's. where
has the advantage.
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