Newspaper Page Text
A. HOME PAPER-Devoted to Politics, J"ov, Home Interests, Miscellany, &c.
.T. .A. ICeliy,
M'CONNEISVIIXE, OHIO, JULY 2. 18G9.
52.00 A Y12AK.
NOTION AND MILLINERY STORE.
C. L. HALL,
WHOLESALE RETAIL.DEALER IN ,
Notions ami - Millinery Goods,
'11KI,L STREET, MALTA, OHIO.
46T BUSINESS DONE ON A
May 7, 18t9-tf.
FALLING ANI GOING !
COATS, PANTS, VF.SfS, SHIRTS. (Ln.cn and Flannel,) DRAWEES
SUSPENDED. HANDKERCHIEFS, KECKTIES
COLLAIIS AND SOCKS BOUGHT AT
FALLING AND GOING OFF AT
!J Cash Prices!!
(1 E X T L K M E X S F U 11 X 1 S H 1 X ( S TO It E.
16? Goods promptly mndo to order by First Clns Makers, and from
the host assortment of piece goods over brought to this market. Jinny
goods sold at lov tlmn cost. T. D. C1IKADLK,
CENTER STREET, McCONW EI.SVILLE, OHIO.
April 19, 2m.
.1. II'. WALK Kit, .. O. WALKKIt.
A; W. WALKER & CO.
Bell Street. lYTalta, Ohio.
Ciolliinjf made ti Older on the shortcut notice nnd nt price to suit tho
timix. All orili'iit uccompniiicil by a responsible name will l.o promptly
tilli-d. This linn in iiluuya tin to tin- Intent fiinhions. nnd warrant their elo
thinjt to tant the scrutiny of I lie most fntidioii. They keep poods to sell lv
the yard or in miv shape to xnit purchasers. I.ncl i'm' Clonk iniihvnvn on liami
ILL U.iKLY, UKI OIti: TIIU III fill iii:uis.
Painting, Glazing and Paper Hanging.
J. J. STEWART,
pnyvuv.. rnM hltllM ,u House, Sign and Cnrrlnge I'alMter J
(Glazier, nnd l'uper Hanger. O'he him a call at hit lj
Two Uoors East of the Post House.
All work done neatly,
. V. JU&EWSTEIl.
Dry Goods; Notions,
II ATS AND CATS.
ROOTS AND SHOES.
JWT A SPECIALTY MADE IN DRESS GOODS. -fc
First Door East of llio Courl House,
April Iti, 18U9.
MANUFACTURERS OF CIGARS,
And Wholesalo and Retail Dealers in
Smoking ami .
Pipes, tfcc, 4&c.
JIOOMS, North-west Corner of tbo
April lC-fmi. .
STKICTLY CASn SYSTEM! HA
expeditiously nnd chenp.
Public Square, West of Court Hotiso,
Galloiy of Art.
W, C. TltESIZIJ
aake tha pnbllo to rail ami examine liiu
a pec i mm I'hotegrapba, herrotypea, Am
hrolypca, Uoma, A-c, which raunotbo
empnaeeii anywnere. Jle Una perlw-ted at
ieuioinont whereby any una ran be- ac
comodated with tba linr.t ofOU raintiuRn
ao4 pinturetof India Ink Work, ltooma
over llooiie'e Baddlrr Bhop, In J. C. Ktone'a
Hiililina, Ctntor Btrcut, M'VuNnt'lavillu.
Jn 1-ly. ' ' ;' '.
,W. II. M'OAHTy
t vr.xCr.n m
Dry Cloofla, Nollnna, Loily'a and ChiMn i
bliuca, Ac, Jto., . .
! II ICES THAT ARB RIGHT
STOIiRt Sci-ohiI iltmr alovt ruMic&t'rt,
North title of Venitr Street, M' Cumulf
J'lly t,lB-1y, -
ASK AND COMFORT.
BLE AS TER-
PERFECT SIGHT can only bo ob
tainod by using
the difficulty of procuring which is
M.-Ksra. LAZAHUS MORRIS, Ocu
lint nnd Optician, Hartford, Conn.,
Mnnurneturer of the t't lcl. rated 1'KU
KEC'TED Sl'ECTACLES, I.bvh ftfu-r
year of experience, experiment and
tliejereetioli of cohtiy mneliinery, been
eiinliled to produce that grand Uonitle
whirli have been old with uuliiniled
fntinfietion to tho weaner in Mcn
clinxett, Nliode litland, Connecticut,
New llnmp-liiro, Vermont, llaine, New
York, reiiiiaylvitiiia. New .Ifraey, Novo,
.Scotiii, New ilrtinxwick, l'rinee Ed
ward' Inhmd, nnd Pominioti of Cana
da, during the past nine yenr.
These ct'lehruted Kpectacle never
tire tho eye, nnd lout many yours with
8. F. MILI.I.iMSO.V,
CLOCKS. WATCHES, nnd JEWELRY,
' M'ConncUville, Ohio,
SOLE AGENTS for tho ale of thco
from whom only they can beprocurcl.
WE KMPLOVXO PFDLAIiS.
Dec. 11-1S68 ly.
IbU'J. Spring Trnilr. IMifl.
AdnniH tto ICnliVa-
havaawrll elected atnek of Dry On... I
(.rnrcrioa, (Jmruawarr, BouUaud S1mhi.,ai'
a RE ATLY REDUCED Tit CES
STOKE :-NurlhsU'Hl Corner sf ttutrrand
April 21 ly.
FRANK JEFFEE3 - Fropriotor,
Every accommodation afforded guest
una tne Hiutjlinp muv bo con.
aidtired the icnt.
GIVE THEM A C A L L.
Iiobcrt Ij. !Mori'is.
dculor in Mtclinnir'a Toola, Fnrm Implp.
mmiM, iniudliig .Matorlnla, Phcir Hard.
wurPj CiinlHgc, Ilouae Furuiuhiug Onola
TIN AX D SHEET JROK WARS
Oppoaita tho Court llouae,
W, B. HEDGES, M. D,
Ilaa prnnitiiriitljr located lnnmrlf in M
Cuuiielavillv, wht-re ha will follow
hia rofHiou totb in
I'll van; and Buncitur.
All cnlla pnimpllv reapnnded to. Offii-o i
opaoaito Muminey, llaiinuotid i Co'a (iroc. ry
Btorv, ou Centra titroet. aug tint
H. B. TIKCIIKT. W. . TIKCKIIT,
11. II. Vl ET & 1IRO.,
I'lockL Watchca, and Jewclrr. Bllvcr an.)
Bilvc-Plalud War. Uuaicnl Jnatrnmenta,
nnu a uuinoiurvra or 1'lcluro r runiea
WUltKIR ULOC'iC, M'C.udolavill, Uliio.
pir- Watchca, Jewelry and iluoical lo-U-Miucuta
CITY SIIAVIU HALOOX.
riD drowk, raorauTas,
Fred Is prepared to do all manner ol
work which cumua arilhia the aphttrsof bit
legitimate businoaa. Shaving, Hair Cut
tiuir, Shampooing, Dyeloc done to the
aatibfuction of the moat lustiiloua, Uwitchr
am Curia are made to order, and are war-
anted to prove aatulactoiy. tioutb-EaM
tide ol f ublio Square,
J. E. U Fin. R. lluuua,
A.ttoinoys .At Law.
win immid promptly to all tuaineaa rn.
ti luted to 111 u in. BporlHl atteulion ivoo
locolleolioua. OlTin mi Ociilur Street, three
uoora bioi iu i'Ubii Oiiura.
3ST 333 W
Having juat put new and beautiful r
raira umju my room, on lu. Puhliu Square,
am now nrroarad to accomuiodnta m
cuatoinera with the choiceat meat a1 I am
ilelermined not to be underaold or azcnllcd
in the quantity or quality of meat mid.
Thau k ful for mint fuvor I atill aolioit a
almroofihe ptihlio pnlrouuK. The high,
cash price puid for hiile.
Thoaa who ara indebted to mo on old ac
count are requested to call and aattle, aa I
w'nh lo aqunra lip r.,y hooka auit will here
efter do only a Caab buaiuean.
" A.J. OAY
April 29 ly.
GOV. HAYES AND HIS STUMP
SPEECH ACCEPTING THE
" Evary lis fnmt monatrout till it fcl.
low lio cumea to nmli h it."
Tho truth of tbo nbovo quotation
was fully impressed npon unonhcar
ing Gov. Ilayca read hi apeeoh be
fore the Radical State Convontion,
on accepting the re-nomination oi
hl port Iricnda for Governor of
We said tho Govornor road his
speech. He had, in anlicipntion of
hie renomination, preparud it with
euro studied overy lino Hiibmit
...... .. . . . ....
iou it 10 nie irienua tor llrtir appro-
vni sent it to the Journal UIBce,
whore it wns put in type, and the
proof sheet wnncarofully rend, cor
reciou nna revisoa in the Governor s
room, and hence tho statements
mndo by Governor Hayes aro not
to bo regardod as spoken on the im
nulao of the moment, without Hm't
lor time to sock tho truth, but as a
deliberately prepared effort, intend
ed, by hirrsull and his friends, to be
tbo Key note of the campaign its
statements to be rcgardud as facts
not to be gainsaid.
We hnvo no time, and If vco had
time, our space would not ullow us
to expose all tho misstatements and
lullacics in this campaign npooch.
This will bo our duty aud our ploas
uro hcroaftcr, Hut wo cunnot ro
frain from commont on a oii.gle par
agraph. Tlio Governor says:
" Ptirinf the rnnvaaa which rcaulted in
the election of tho lata Dcmocratio Legiala.
lure, the Itcpublicana were iharfred with
having o.a.l $800,0(10, raiaed for the relief
oreoldiur'a familiea, lo pay tha Eteta debt,
and thia charge waa inaiatcd itfma, notwltb
atandiot a majority of tho Democratic mam.
bera hnd aunported the meaaura. Tba idea
wa everywhere held out that it tha Demo,
crntio arty waa eucceaaful thia money
would he restored lo the relief fund and ex
pended for the benefit of tha aoldiera. The
failure to redeem thia pledge ia aggravated
ly the fnct that the Lrginlature, by a atrict
ly parly vote in tha Senate, refued lo pro
vide for the eiiDiiort of aMir.. .U.iimi.
orphan atIomo le be eatabliahed without
extenaa lo lha Slate, by the voluntary con
tribution! of eutriotio aud charitable peo
Wo hold ihit fact in regard to
public men. He who, from mistake
or ignornnco, puts forth tli-ttns true,
when, if he hud tnlcon the trouble lo
naeertnin he would have found io bo
ln!o, jimt an much guilty of fulse-
hooii us if In; hud manufuoturod tho
Ki:it..mii!'. out if Avhola cloth; and
liotico. an fii'TMico of the law ox-cu-K
- :if i ii.ii, so itrnoranco of mat
ters of Uct, found in tho Lcgiulalivo
journals and in the public docu
menu, is no oxcueo to a Governor
in i no extract given, Ufcrnor
Uayos clitirgos that a majority ol
tho Dcniocrniic, mombcis of tho Ohio
Lcgisluturo, which, without war
rant of Couniitulional law, filched
from tho soldiom, tho widows and
the orphan children of thoso who
foil in bnltlo or diod of wounds ro
ceived in defence of tho country,
eignt nunarou uiousand dollars of
money, raised by taxation for thoir
support, gave thu swindle thoir sup
port. Thia we deny, and this charge
wo pronounco an untruth. Ap
pealing to tho Legislative Iou run fa.
whore the voto by yens nnd nays is
rccorueu tor tho truth ol our anser
tion and tho ftiisity of thut of Gov
crnor jiayos, we say, ttuit not one
lijh Democratic Member voted for
the btcindie every vote in its
PAYOR BE1NU THAT OF A NeORO
SlTFRAOE JUDICAL !
Here the question of veracity is
Droadiy and strongly made. Kith
er we stato a falsehood, or elso Gov
Huye-R doos. The recorded Vote trill
brand the falsifier I
Again, Govornor Hayes says lhat
ino legislature by a strictly parly
voto in tne senate, reiused lo pio
vido for the support of soldiers and
destitulo orphans, at Homos to be
established without expense to tbo
state, by tho voluntary eontribu
lions of patriotic and charitable poo
plo. I his, too, is untrue I No
SUCK VOTE WAS HAD I II it hnd, 110
sucn arosuitwould havebeon given
It is equally untrue that Iho Do-
mocracy stood ploditcd to restore
tbo eight hundred thousand dollars
stolon I'rora the Sold ivr'sUoliof Fund,
we say sto:en, lorthsl is theft which
improperly and without warrant
constitutional law, taken from the
poor and the helploas. When the
late Domocratio Legislature mot,
two years had clasped sinco tho
eight hundred thousand dollars
raised by taxation for the relief of
the crippled soldiers, and tho or
phans and widows of those who
diod for tbuir country, was filched
irom them. Dunni tbeso two
years, poverty and want had thin
ned tho ranks of those to whom tho
fund belonged by death. Slrippod
thoir support by the heartless nets
thut Radical Lcgitil.'tture, urged,
its members were by tho Stute
oftlcers, to soIko and to con (Incite tho
fund lor their support, the hard
winter of I8u7 aont many of them.
tlmu.!.'h want of life'g necessaries to
untimely graves. Tho remaiudor,
low iu uui-ib.M's, wore provided for
the several counties. It would
lake a year to colloct tho tax, and
the county officers to report tho
number of thorn neoding the roliof.
and as the Auditor of Slate reported
thut fow, if any, remained to whom
rolicf ought lo be granted, tho
swindlo remains unatoned for. The
people will provide tho punishment.
Thus, we hnvo shown that every
tilatonicnt made hy Governor Haj es
id the paragraph quoted, is totally
dovoid of truth. In reading it, the
truth of the quotation we have adon-
ted and placed at tho head of this
article, will be apparent; for In the
extract "every lie seems monstrous
till Its fellow lie comes to match It."
OA i"o Htnteeman.
The Radical Platform—Who
night before the Radical Con
vention met, there was n mooting
of the leaders of lhat party at the
Governor's room, i d the State Honso,
to fix up mnllors. and to havo the
piatlortn cut and driod for the ac
tion ot who nextduy'e Convontion
Our good looking, frisky riitle friend,
imvid A. JJunglor, or Cleveland,
presided, with his usual ability.
bonAtor Sherman, ex Governor Don
nison, General Gnrfiold, Attorney
Genoral Went, Hon. Coopor A. Wat
son, Hon. Abner Kellogg, General
Keifr, Hon. W. P. McClung, Wm.
II. 8tnith, of Cincinnati, Juugo Un
derbill and othors, made Bpcochos,
consuming tho time until long after
honest folks wero In bod. The
platform, asedrawn up by a com
niittoe. consisting of Attorney Geo
erwl West, rx-Governor HonniHon,
Genoral Gariiold, Goncral J. War
ren Keiier and Senator Burroughs,
Wns thoroughly diseussod, and after
an angry fight, was so modified as
to adopt, in a gingerly manner, tlio
15lh Amendment to tho Constitii"
tion of tho United Stales, winch is
to give negroes the right It voto, ns
an issue in tho coming campaign,
and it was agreed to as it passed
At first thero was great bosititncy
n even naming the negro sufl'ruiro
amendment. Xfr. Attorney Goncr
al West stood publicly pledged to
oppose it. As a lawyer, he could
uot, and ho would not stultify him
self, by'putting it in the platform.
liut Generals Garfield and Koiler
and ex-Gov. Donnison reminded tho
Attornoy General that tho Hudicals
in Congress had slakod their all on
giving tho darkies the privileges of
wuiio men, and sink or swim, five
or die, survive or perish, Ohio mut
resolvo in its favor. Mr. West
could not soo it in that lifht. He
was not a mombcr of Conizrcss him-
xolf, and had but liitlo hopo of over
Doing ono, unless bo had some as
surance that the momber from his
district would get another offico,
suh, for inslanco, as minister to tho
Cannibal Islands whore tho chief
food of man is mon and thus giye
him a chanco, be West, would see
the party in Joricho bofore he would
go back on ono of his own law opin
ions. Tho assurance was given that Mr.
Attorney Goneral West should yet
have another chanco to go to Con
gress the negro voting proposition
was put Into the platform in such a
manner as not to offend Mr. West's
sensitiveness and the platform was
adopted, and Mr. West finally e
greed. In this shape the meeting
ordered it to be reported to the
Convontion, and it waa by that
Thus was tho Platform made.
Sir Humphrey Davy on Religions
envy," says Sir Humphrey
Davy, "no quality of the mind or
intellect in others; be it gonius. wit
or funcy. J3ut if 1 could be allowed
to cuooso what would be most do
lighlful and, I bolieve, most useful
to me, i should prcfor a firm rclig.
ious belief to any othor blessing ; for
it makes life a discipline of good-
noss, creatoa new bones whon all
earthly ones vanish, and throws o
ver the decay, the destruction of
existence here, tho most gorgoous of
an ngnts; Awakonslireevouin death
and from decay and destruction calls
up beauty and divinity; makos an
instrument or torture and shamo
tho ludilur of ascent to Puradiso;
and, fur above all combinations of
earthly hopes, calls up tho tr.ostdea
lignum visions ot palms, amaranths,
in e gardens ot the blest, tho secu
rily of everlasting joys, where the
sensualist and the skeptic viow only
gloom and decay, annihilation, and
I&" A Southern friend, who is
curious In his observations as to the
effect of freedom on the ordinary
field band freed man, says that in no
way does bumbo "loel. tho oata of
liberty moro than in his devotions;
and in support of his assertion sends
tho following, which he says is in
many quarters a favorite bymu in
public religious servicosi
Wo's noaror to do Jiord
Dun do whito folks,' and dcy
Suo do glory gate unbarred I
Walk up, osrkiee I pass do guard I
Bet a dollar ho don't close itl
Walk up, darkies, froo tie gate!
Hark I do colored angels hollers
"Go way, white folks! you's tX)
We' do winin' colorl wait
Till do trumpot sounds tofollor."
Ilullolu'uh! t'anks an' praise ! ,
Long cnuff we've borne our
Now wo's do superior race;
Wo's gwine to. hebbeu uforo do
The Great Tree of California.
A pew years ago the botanical
world was excilod by tho discovery
in California of two specios of trees
belonging totheoonifera and close
ly allied to our native cypres,
which forsir.eand symmetrical pro
portions truly surpassed all known
Both bclonlng to tho gonora Se
quoia, established by Kndilehora, a
noted German botanist, but from
whence he dorived the nam is not
known; possibly after a celebrated
chief Of the Chorohee nation named
"See-qua yah," who invented an al
phabet for tho Cherokee language,
ai.u introduced among them many
new arts nnd implement)?.
A enrions rivalry sprang op a
mong botanists relative to tho na
ming of our California species.
Tho British botanists Lindloy, Gor
don and others called it Wellington
niit yijnuten, aftor their great mili
tary hero. Mr. Kellogg, ot CalifoT
nia, nettled at tho idea of having an
American troe symbolise a British
soldier, called it Washmgtonia yigan
tea. Others again called it Amcr-
icamisgijiintexs; but Dr. Torroy, of
mis city, siiowea Clearly thai it be
longed la tho genus Sequoia, and
named it S. gitjantca ; tho English
botanists, however, persist in call
ing it S. Wellingtons.
This species is found on tbo wes
tern fluiiks of t);o Sierra Kovada
Mountains, and is snid to havo been
first discovered by a company of
minors. Somo, however, givo tho
honor of the discovery lo Mr. Lobb,
an English Scientific explorer, and
others again lo Douglass, in 1831.
Wo are inclined to beliove that
Douglass discovered it, but did not
meet with the trovo in Cnlivorna
county, which hns sinco become so
Oneo! tho Inrgost trees was folloj
some ten or twelve years ago. E.
timatmg its ago by tho annual rings,
it must hnvejbceii throo thousand
one hundred years old ; it was over
ninety foot in circniuferonco at the
base. Tho stump is used as a ball
room, and tho hollow trunk as a
bowling-alley. A mnn can ride on
horseback, for a distance of seventy-
five feet through it, going out by a
anoi-itoio in the side, it required
six week s labor to fell tho treo at a
cost of (500. It was done by borinir
holes throngh it with largo pump
nugors; a largo pine tree was then
felled ngamst it, but this not suc
ceeding, wedges were driven into
the cuttings, and tho troo thrown
from its contro of gravity. It was
estimated to contain two hundred
and fifty thousand foet of timber.
Professor Brower has since found
a still Inrgor troo, whii:h measures
one hundred and six foot hi circum
foronce ut four foet frcm i ho ground
and probably hud boon one hun
dred and twenty fcot in circumfo
ronce, as it had lost some of its but.
tresses by fire; it waa two hundred
and seventy. six foet high.
Another specios, S. tempervirens,
is much more p'ontiful, and is also
a very magnificent troo. It was
discovered by Mensios in 1790. At
Santa Cruz, above Monterey, succN
roons of ibis species, two hundred
and seventy foot high, wore found
by Hurtwcg, and Douglass speaks
of specimens throo hundred foot
high anj thirtytwo foot in circum
feronco at three feet from tho
ground; and another has betn found
that measures fifty-five feot ,in eir.
cumforencosix foet from the ground.
it is Known as the "Itodwood " in
California, and has very handsome
deep green foliago, and is a vigor
ous grower, but unfortunately is
not hardy norlli of Washington or
Baltimoro, und to succeed perfectly
should bo grown still further south.
The S. giguntoa appears to bo
somewhat moro hardy, as somo good
spocimons aro growing in tho
prounds of Messrs. Ellwnngorand
Barry, at .Rochester, K. Y.JIearth
pcoplo aro roluc
tuntly compelled to acknowlodgo
that tho PAcifio Hailroad Is not
without its disadvantages. Tho
Stockton Gazetio dolorously asks:
" Are wo to bo triturated to douth
beneath the mortar pesilu of fomi
nine declamation and maseulino
rhodomontado? It sooms so.
Train is hero ; Anna Dickinson is
oa the way; Mrs. Major Doctor Ma
ry Walker is announce! lo como!
Can we endure more and live? Lot
anathemas be hurled at tha projec
tors of the Continental Railroad.
Without that fiendish invention wo
might have been spnrod theso af
And all this lamonlatiqji, too. be
it romombero J, was uttorod bofore
the Culiforniuns knew that old Bun
Wade and Charlbs Sumner wero on
their way to visit them. We ex
poet to hoar more weeping and
wailing, and gnashing of leoth whon
they got tliat information.
laS""How do you sell your alma
nacs, mister? "Twonly-tive cents
apiece." "Twcnty-fivol that's too
doftr." "Xo, indeed! thoy will be
dearer next year." "Wisha, is that
so?" "Yes. sir, and no mistako."
"If that's tho case, givo mu four of
them, auyf that vi bo enough be
lore they i ibe."
Pacific Railroad. No Dodging---What a Republican
Organ Says of the Fifteenth
Tho rfoWo County Hcpobiican, in
the l:;nt issue, thus expresses Itself
in ruiaiion to the Fifteenth Amend
ment: "In the cnmpalgn just opening
on of the main issues to ho fought
for is tho ratification, by Ohio, of
the Fifteenth Amendment to the
Constitution of tho United Statoa.
It is the keystone of the Kepoblicnit
fabric; It is the principle for which
wo havo strngglod In all tho yosrs
of our existence as a party." Until
this governmei.t shall be in tact
what it ia in theory a government
founded npon the consent of all tho
govorned, irrcsixictivc of raco, coU
or, class or religion; with protec
tion to tho woak, and the right of
life, liberty and happiness to all
the mission of tho Hcpublican
party is not finished; the object ol
its organization is not accomplished.
'"5oihrng but tho weak kneed con
servatism of a portion of the party
provontod this issno from arriving
at a successful solution in 1807. In
this campaign wo will have the nni
finishe I work ofthat year tofir.ish up.
Let us have no milk and water lis
and and's, no dodging tho main is
sno, but sland up squarely to tho
issno so that tho Octobor election
may, by a large mujoritj', roduco
this great principle to finality by
boing engrafted in tho Constitution
of our common country.
Tho Paris shop-kcopcrs know
how to donl with kleptomaniacs.
Not long since an elegantly-dressed
lady entered a fashionable laco
store, and asked to look at Valen
ciennes laces. The patterns shown
appeared to her too coarso ami
hcavj", and sho loft without purcba.
sing, but not without currying any
thu g away. Tho vigilant eye of
tho clerk detected her slipping r
pieoo under her cloak. She had
Scarcoly returned home when a mes
senger arrived With ajitllo pnekago
and the following note:
"Madam: We aro afraid that
tho twelve yards of lace you soloc
tod to-day, in oar store will not bo
enough to trim your dross, and
thorofore take the liberty of sending
you another picco ot the samo pat
tern with the bill Tor both, rieaso
send word by the bsarcr whether
you will take it "
It ia needless to add that tho lady
look tho lace and paid the bill, only
too happy at having lo deal with a
man or sensg.
I.v A TuiiiT Place. Every body,
of courso, romombors tbo old story
of the interloping gontleman who,
waalound hy an iir.expecto'l hns-
band shut tn in the clock-cuso. and
who replied, whon tho indignant
lord of tho miuior aaked him what
he wns dmiig thero: "I am tnkin
a walk I " A pendant to this story
conies to us from London, A per
son there was found the other day
concealed in a chimnoy. Whon ho
was nngrily required lo acount for
his presence in another man's flue,
he promptly rospondod: "I was
looking for my cane 1" AVhathnn.
poned to tho promonador iu tho
clock-enso, history toll us not. Tbo
man who was socking bis ct.no in
a chimney was roraorsoly haulod off
to jail as a thief.
Tnr. Prince op Wales. The
Prince of Wales has grown up with
the character of inheriting his ma
ternal rleaiivo's dullness rather than
his father's astuteness. Some pa
pors saw roccntly in his speech be
fore tho ltoyul Geographical Socie.
ty, indications of latent ability, but
it apponrs that the horoditary fer
tility docs not extond to language.
Some porsona woro rocently speak
ing of this romarkahlo discourse in
presence of Dr. Howard Bussell.
"I wrote out the speeches," puffed
torth that gentleman in hugo clouds
of tobacco smoke, " and doocid hard
work I had to keep thorn short e
nough for tho Prince to trouble a
bout gotiing them off by heart,"
I A Watorbury "infant," na
med Freddy, wont to bis mother one
ovorTug and in qui rod: "Mother,
what is a gono sucker?" Ilia moth
er said ho mustn't ask such qnos
lions, but Freddy pcrsistod, ana was
finally sent to bud, to say bis pray,
era by himself, instead of ou hia
mother's lap us usual. So Freddy
prayed God bless pupa and mam
ma an.J baby, but as for me I'se
been a bad boy, and 1 guess I'm a
laj Great efforts aro made to se
cure .Northern em migration into.
North Carolina. An agency has
been established by a Northern
houso, of which every member of
the Legislature is said to boa mem.
bcr, and so vera I mon already havo
oome from the North and purehasod
farms noar 1'aloigh, at a boat tea
dollars per acre.
HiT A traveler in Fernsylvama
asked the landlord if they had any
enses oi sunstroke in that town
"No, sir," aaid tho landlord, "if a
man gets drunk hero, wo say ho m
drunk, and never call It by any
other nanio." . ' ' ,
e.ij-i . .i l - ;
AJvortibO ,'n the Conservative,