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A. TIOMIC PAPER-Dovotod to Politics, "Nqxth, Home Interests, Miscellany, tc.
T. A.. Kelly,
I'COXNKI-SVILLK, OHIO, OCT, 15, 18G9.
5?2.oo a yi:aii.
CLOSING OUT ! CLOSING OUT !
BAPGA1X S !
TJ A11GA.ISTS !
A KCUTI1ER IcEDl'CTIOX IS PRIC
ES AT THE OREAT
fsJ VLt "JIi2
Which will continue from day In day I
Will bear in mind llinl thfic (iOOI3
MUST 13K SOLD !
tkm- TIIOSK Wll roMK KA1II.Y,
WILL GET THE HHIK.AINS I
A l4irK- Stork mill to be Din
posrd ol t I
In Great Variety,
SUITABLE TO THE SEASON I !
Clotha and mea'a Hour, Ladies' press goods
ml Trimming,, Long Slid Bipisre Shawla,
I'iim and Balmoral". Clonk and Mantillas,
Kibhnna, Ulovra and llnsery, Xotlnna and
Kaacy Goods, t'urp.dings and Oil clnlha,
Poots'and Shoe, Unit and C'apa, lilaaa and
Qiieenswar. Whita Hoods, Embroidery,
Lares, I'aper and Linen collars, Looking
(Hasans and Carpet Hat;, l'reali Family
Grocerlea, and a general liue ofaceaouable
0) U 8
Whirl) we will tako phoiauro in showing to
tu all who give us a rail I
i-mxK t: Hiri:iii
AKSKJNKKS (IKS. f. n.
Mi-Conm-laviHc, (., Oct. IS, ISCtf.
A C A It D .
R. C. Brcwaler rtnrni thanka to hi ored
ilnra ami tin' public for lhair sympathies in
his Into ndafor tmica. aa eviuocd by wnrda
ami actions, and li"" for a continuance of
th anmit in thu eU'orl li ia now making In
rclreive liia dianatcra, promising ' his part
In nap liit'bcal exertion. In save liia credit
lira from lo-aca, ao 1'nr aa liu nan.
lid. IS, 1H6.
ZaiM-avlllc Ituslncss t arda.
HI i: U f II A T TAILOR!
And litUr i'
1 1 kmsiiixg
ISTo. 81 ,
-MAIN STB E E T ,
(Second Poor bnlow Third,)
Oi l. 14, lb.
d 1 .IAS II. U.VKKETr,
ni u nv ii a x t Tiiiion,
, ' , Ad ltaler in
1.58 Main St.,
(Oppoaile the Zane Home.,)
IVEUY FAltMEK should plant
J "Early I.uso" Potatoes. They
ara the earliest in cultivation, produces
liunilantly, and cannot ba surpaascd, aa a
table Tariuty. Pure teed ran be had by
calling on A. P. filulta, Zuncvillo, Ohio.
Call aouu, aa the atock i small, or
. WM. PA.VIS, Agent.
Mot.'onuola villa, Ohio.
Zuncaville.Oct, 18, 1H6U,
STEAM POWER PRINTERS I
BOOK BIND K It S !
! ! ! ):);
Ulunk Ilook .Manirfactorj ,
rixu jon rnixTivo
iiur apeclalty. Muilo, Magaiinea, tc
hound iu any atyle and at tlio riicn ip1
rilia. Blank Hooka for Colin lira,
f'niika. Marcbanta, Ac, beat paper at the
ZaDMTille, Oct. i, 1809.
At tliin writing, Thumday noon,no
thing (kfinito us to tlio roHiilt in
Olno tins reached us. A telegram,
from Mnnolta hero, nys that tho
Cincinnati Commercial puis tlio ma
jority of llnyen nt about eight thou
The Legml.iluro probably will bo
rciinsylvmiia in fiaiJ to be very
'jIobo ; but tho probabi litics aro that
it has gono Jtepublicnn.
PENNSYLVANIA. PRESIDENT GRANT AND THE
PENNSYLVANIA. PRESIDENT GRANT AND THE GOLD GAMBLERS IN NEW
From the Ohio Statesman.
ficreral I'rniit hnn dunied, gvitho
Telegraph nyn, all connection with
recent gold ntid stock movomptit,
by which gold run up to HiO in
grecnlncki iho legal tender notes
of tlio (lovcrnnient so higli thtit it
took one dollar and Hixly cents to
buy a dollur in gold.
IJno of tho lending golil gmnlilei s
JainoR Fik, Jr., who, it irrhuI,
nia.Jo millions by tho operation,
snyg thnl ho has evidence to prove
the complicity of tho President in
tli i eoiindrlly transaction, by
which tho (Jovi-r'inieiit promiM.'H to
pay, wiis depreciated.
Mr. Corbin, tho brother-in lnw
el l'rcRidnrit tlnint., when waited
upon by a reporter for tho Sun
ncwnpapi-t, denounceN Mr. Kink in
harnli terms, and dcnie.l Unit he
hud bad anything to do with him,
or that ho bud seen him fur some
days. This nettled Mr. Fink, mid
bo brought Mr. OorWn to terms
and mudo him uiko back his state
ment, by shou-in that at tlio very
moment tlio President's brother-in-law
mado tho denial of having any
thing to do with it, or having soon
him, bo w:is in ('orbin's bouse, and
that Orbiu left him to m;ik the
talo Matcment !
If President (irant Is giiitly ol
tho crime charged against him. his
conduct is ifiimous. The conduct
of tho authiritics at Washington,
under tho President's ordnis, in
soiling u large amount ol gold cn
notwellbo accounted for in any
other phypolhcsis, The gold gum
biers sold gold nt 100, tho highest
prico (or years. Ueforo it was to
bo delivered., tho President ordered,
by telegraph, four millions to be
sold. That at onco knocked (lie
piico down to tho usual Belling
prieo. Tho dilloronco botweon tlio
high jirieo at which tho gamblers
8i.ild.und tho prico nt which, within
ono hour thereafter they bought,
was tho amount, llicy gained by
that gambling operation. It Presi
dent (irant was conncctod with
them to mako a largo loilune by
the ruin of others, and tho depreei
atuin ot tho (iovernment legal ton
dor promises to pay, lio ought to
bo held up to public execration. If
bo wus not connected, ho is so un
fortunate us to huvo evidence en
ough against him to convict him ol
tho crimo !
WHY I NEVER ORDERED STRONG
Or, A DOCTOR'S STORY.
BY DR. MUNROE, OF HULL, ENGLAND.
"Ar not medical men, by the pro
miscuous ordering of intoxirntinp
driks for tliuir pntionts, uiuiver:ililu fur
much of the di unknuncKs which i now
tho great eursn of the land? If so, in
ntciiil of tending your jmticnt to bin
own wine cellar or the public houi,
would it not bo an for and Letter, to
prescribe alcohol in the regular torn)
of medicine,' at the l'harnincopien con
tains many formula for theadminitti A
tion of wine and alcohol? With re
gard to the prcKfi'iptior. of alcoholic
beverage, I will relate a circumstance
which occurred to mo soino yenn ago,
the rcKulta of which mude a deep iin
preshiuii upon my mind. I wna not
then a teetoluKr -would that 1 had
been I -but 1 conscientiously, though
erroneously, believed in tho health re
storing properties' of stout. A hard
working, industrious, God-feuriug man,
a teetotaler of tome years standing,
tuttering from an abscess iiiliishund,
which bad reduced him very much, ap
plied to mo foradvioe. 1 told him the
only medicine ho required wns rest ;
and to remedy tho waste going on in
his system, and to repair the damage
done to bis bund, he was to support
himself with a bottle of stout, daily.
He replied, "I cannot take it, for I
have been aome years a teetotaler."
"Well," said I, "if you know better
than tho doctor it is no use applying
to me," llelinving as I did then, that
the drink would reully be of service to
him, 1 urged him to tnko the stout as a
medicine, which would not interfere
with his pledge, lie looked anxiously
in my face, evidently weighing tho
matter over In Ins mind, and sorrow
fully replied : "Poctor, I was a drunk
en limit once j I should not like to bo
He was, much against his will, pre
vailed on to take the stout, and. in
time, be recovered from bis sickness.
When be got well, 1 of cnurso praised
up thu virtues of stout as the iiiumiis of
snvinghis life, for which heoiight ever
to lie thankful, and rather lectured
him on his looliilinrss I'nr being such a
lunatic that's the wordj as to reftiso
taking a bottle of stout daily to restore
him to his former henlth. I Inst sight
of my patient for some months, but I
am sorry to say that, one line sum
mer's day, when driving through one
of our public thoroughfares. 1 saw a
poor, miserable, ragged loiiking man
leaning against the door (if a common
public house, drunk, nml incapable) of
keeping an erect posi ion. Even in bis
poverty, drunkenness, and misery, 1
discovered it was my teetotal patient,
whom 1 bad, not so long ago, peisund
ed to break his pledge. I
COUid not be
mistaken. I bad reason to know him
well, and be bad been ft member of a
Methodist Church, an indefatigable
Sunday School teacher, n prayer lend
er, whose earnest appeals for the salva
tion of others 1 bad often listened to
with pleasure nnd edification. I im
mediately went to the man mid was n.
tonisbed t) find the change which
drink, in so short a time, had win ked
in his appearance. With mnnifot sur
prise, and looking earnestly at the
l.onr wretch, I said, "S ? i thi you?'
Willi a staggering reel, and clipping
ins wonts, lie answered, "l es, it s me.
book nt me ngniu. lVn't von know
me ? ' ''Yes. 1 know you," I said, "and
am grieved to see you in this drunken
condition. I thought you were u tee
totaler ?" With a peculiar grin upon
his countenance, he answered, '1 was
before I took your medicine." "j am
sorry to see you disgracing yourself bv
such conduct. I am ai-haiuod of you.1'
Ifoniing himself as drunken people
w ill nt times, to extraordinary effort.
he challingiy replied. "lidn t you send
me here for my medicine ?'' and with
u delirious kind of chuckle, be hic
cupped out words I can never forget -"Doctor,
your medicine cured my bo
dy, but it's damned my soul ! '
Two or three of bis boozing ecuiipiin
ions, bearing our conversation, took
him under their protect inn. and I left
hint. As I drove away, my heart was
full of bitter reflections that' 1 hud been
the cause of ruining the man's pros
precis, not only lor this world, but for
that which is to come.
You may rest assured I did not sleep
much that night. The drunken aspect
of that man haunted me, and J found
mj self weeping over tho injury 1 bad
done him. 1 ruse up early the next
morning and went to his cott 'ge with
his little garden in front, on the nut
skirts of the town where I bad often
seen him with bis wife, nnd happy lit
tle cm arcn playing aiiout, tmt lound,
to my sorrow, that be bad icmoved
sonic ago. At Inst, with sonic
difficulty, 1 found him located iu a
couple of rooms in a low neighboiliood,
not far distant from the public house
b- had patronied the day before.
Here, in such a room as miiie but the
drunkard could inhabit. I found him
laid upon a bed of straw, feverish and
prostrate from the prcviou-' day's de
bauch, a' u-ing his w ife because she
could not get him some more drink
she, standing aloof with tears in her
yes, broken down with care and with
i ief, her children ni ly and clothed
ll: rags, all friendless, and steeped in
poverty. What :i wreck wns there !
Turned out of 'he church iu w hich
he was once an ornament, his religion
sacrilicad, his usefulness marred, his
hopes vf eternity blasted, now a poor,
dejected slave tu bis passion lor drink,
without nieicy and without hope.
I talked to him kindly, reasoned
with him, succored him till bo was
well, nnd never lost sight of him, nor
let him have pence until he bud signed
the pledge again !
It look him some time to recover bis
place in the church, t ut I have had the
happiness of seeing him rcstortd. lie
is now, more than ever, a devoted and
earnest worker in the church : and the
cause of temperal.ee is pleaded on nil
Can you, reader, wonder then, that I
never order strong drink for n patient
AMONG THE MORMONS.
Extract from a Lecture by Anna
INSIDE OF A HAREM.
III Salt Lako City I went to tho
house of a Mormon cider. I was
told beforehand ho had two wives,
and tl.nt they bad both livod to
gether como fifteen years, and were
perloclly h.ippy nnd contented
they lived together in their bouse
and were perfectly contented with
their lot, and would not cbango it
il they colild, I was not a man. I
did not bolievo a word of it, nnd so
I went to bco for myself. 1 went
into their house, and it was a mag
nificent one. Magnificent furniture,
fino rooms, fioo gardens, ai:d num
erous servants. I and my friends
nut down in tho parlor and in came
ono of this man's wives. She was a
fine, good looking, healthy English
woman, who couid not Kpeak ten
words of grammatical English to
save her lile. I talned free to her ;
tbero was no hindrance to that, I
naked her how long she had been
man led. 'Seventeen years." 'Slur
ried hero ?" "No." "Married in
England ?" "No." "Where wero
you marriod, then ?" "In St. Jo
scph." iler husband began to fid
get, nnd sent her out to get a piece
of gold, or quartz, or something of
tho Kind. 1 understood it all. She
camo back, and couldn't And it, of
courst). 1 know that. I tried In
commnnco wiicro we had broken
off. and her husband immediately
wanted something on tho lop oftVo
house. Whonshogot back again,
I tried to commenco again where
wo bad left off, and bo brnko in,
V'MisH Dickinson camo to eat straw
berries and cream ; now, Maria, go
off and seo they uro rondy." I un
derstood it nil. Yes, every word of
it. Uy nnd by In camo another
ad looking but handsome woman.
1 looked at her ; said I at once,
"Madam, aro you tho Hueond wife ? ' j
antl sp it turned out. Hlio, also,
was an English woman, and the two
of them wero the handsomest wo
men 1 saw nt Salt I:ikc. IJut she
appeared sad and worn. Tbero was
no "joyous happiness of married
life" about her. Tbero was a pinno
in tho room, nnd in camo the little
girl of the house, nnd at once the
lather said something nboiit music,
nnd wis evidently very proud of
his. daughter's cnnabiliiies in that
line. So I asked her to play, and
she did, nnd mado a horrid din,
and, tinder cover of tho noise nnd
din, I had my conversation with the
wife. She had not understood ihuir
doctrines. I usked her. "Kid yon
kuow, when you married yoiH'-i.ns-band,
that ho con Id, if he would,
marry another woman .'" No."
"Did he toll you so at tho lime?"
"Mo, he did not. Our missionaries
ar.u preaencrs. wnvn thcyguoiu,
never preach that.'1 "So von know
nothing about it?" "Nothing nt
all." "Hut when yon came here
and saw it so, wero you not grea'ly
disappointed and chagrined'.''' "No,
1 wns not ; J was sure my husband
would novcr marry again." "Hut
ho did," said I. "Yes," sho nns
wcrcil, and a sad, harrowed look
came over her countenance. "Yes,
only a year after he married again."
"And do you like that? nod do you
like him to hnvo more wtves than
ono?" ' Oh, j c. 1 tlo ! I wish he
had six or seven !" I saw through
it all in it minute. I understood the
state of t but woman's mind ntonce.
Hut 1 wns not surprised- I looked
blnt.k nnd went back on tho old
tack. 1 commenced nnd question
tioned her about her English life,,
nnd 1 painted tho picture of the lit
tle cottage nt home, and the court- I
ship, nnd i t last the marriage to
one whole-souled, honest husband ;
and bow they Would livo together,
and how M o would w..it at tho
door of their homo and watch for
his coming iu the evening ; and I
asked her iffcho could tint be happy
there. And sho put her hand to
her face, and bowed her head and
cried, "Oil, my tiod I couldn't I?"
And then il was plain, it was easy
to see, how that woman really foil
A TERRIBLE SCENE!
A TERRIBLE SCENE! Twenty-Six Persons Killed—
The I ndinnnpolis Journal briefly
but graphically dcsciibes the scene
oft!io explosion at tho Indiana
:?lalo Fair (u tho 1st Inst :
"To attempt a pen pit-luro ofllu.'
sceuo were folly. Imagine fifteen
thousand people, pallid with fear,
rushing ami crushing to and fro,
impelled lya nameless something
toward an indefinable object ; men
bearing dead and wounded into tho
various halls ; women shrieking
and crying, for fear their husbands,
sons or brothers might be among
the killed ; strong men convulsed
and in tours becauso temporarily
separated from wives and children,
ut.d in suspense as to their safety ;
here stumbling across the mutila
ted form of a man ; there, appalled
with tho horrid speidacln of a skull
absolutely stripped of its flesh ;
hero an arm, there a pair of legs ;
here a side of flesh cooked until it
looked like tripe ; tbero a pool of
clotted blood ; hero a horso struck
dead in his harness, with tho occa
pants of tho carriage dumb and pal
sied w'lth terror. All this and more,
infinitely, must bo lmug'ncd to till
tho details of a picture of which
were next to impossible to give
but tho faintest outlines.
Several yards from tho disaster
was found a pair ot legs held to
gether by tho merest shred of flesh:
At one place was tho headless trunk
of a man ; at another was tho kg
ni u woman, with her boot and
stocking nnd a part of her drawers
still upon it ; tlio arm of a man wus
found driven into a poplar board,
whilo not far from Power H ill was
seen ibo body of a iimii so horribly
mutilated that his I, curt, stomach,
liver and lungs could readily bo
seen. When first discovered, his
heart wns still pa'pitating, and tho
motion of tho organ wus plainly ob
A man walking in front of the
executive headquarters, was star
tied nt seeing tho skull of n man
drop in front of him, the flesh actu
ii 1 1 V scalded off the bones, but the
eyes and teeth still remaining in
I ho sockets nnd jaws
It is report ed, apparently upon
good uuthority, that a woman was
delivered of n child on the ground,
tho fright bringing on rt miscar
riage, which may canso her death !
A wise clergyman, now deceased,
once said : "lie had learned to preach
not only so that people could under
stand him if they hail a mind to, but
also so that they could not misunder
stand him they wanted to."
A man wns induced to sign the tem
perance pledge nt Wheeling, recently,
by n photographer presenting him with
bis picture, taken in spirituul reposo in
ratience is always crowned with suc
cess. This rule is without nn excep
tion. It may not bo a splendid suc
cess, but patience never takes anything
in band it does not succeed w'th in
Consumption Cured Again.
Oalignutii's) Messenger reports
tho fallowing latest euro for tba'.
' incurable" disease, consumption :
' In a paper published in the liul
letin de Theriipeiiluiiie, Dr. Clcr
soy, of I.augres, adverts, to tho the
ritputitio effects of nrseinc in pnU
tnoiinry complaints nnd. especially
upon t ! o vrtito it seems to pn.rss
ot slopping tin- spitting of blood, a
qualify which ho has remarked
'Several ,;me. nnd of wlmli he
quotes I wo instances. The first is
that of a stonemason, a mini of her
culean frame, n.l :',ii years of nge.
lieing passionately lond of lish'iig
'and shooting, be had repeatedly
caught fold in the pursuit of vlusc
pleasures, nnd in the end liceinnc
consumptive. Ho consulted Dr.
('Imsey in Mnv, lUCN, w hen he hud
already been suffering for upward
of n year from u cough, accompan
ied with blood stained expe tor:i.
t.oiis. At times bu had spit pure,
blood in rather huge quantities.
From Ihe beginning be had been
treated with cod liver oil, iron,
bark, and lastly with perchloride
Df iron in order to slop hnemoph
th sis, tvbich had became alarming
"'Ibis treatment having led to no
favorable result, Dr. dersoy ni
length daily administered six mil
ligms of arscniate of soda lor twen
ty days consecutively ; then interv
ritptcd il to givo cod liver oil lor
tho follow, ng sixteen days, and so
on alternately for three months, the
pnlietit taking at tho same time in
fusions of quassia and wine ol Jes
uit's bark. At tho end of tho very
first week all spitting of blood ccns
cd, and by degrees nil tho digestive
functions got into order nguin. the
appe'lto returned, dyspepsia disap
peared, but there still remained
general weakness and the cough.
The same allei n-i'o treatment as a
bovc was resinned, with u slight
variation, for four months more, a)
the end of which .a complete cure
was obtained, and i.o relapse has
been observed since. The ol'ierin
stance was that ol a young man of
!, who for t,u last two years bud
been spitting blood, and Was in u
very bad stale. In Ibis casu also
arsenijile. of sodn bus hitherto pro
clu end excellent effects, but il is un
certain whether tho curcwillbe
Transmission of Mental Disease.
Dr. Charles Elani, nn Enlisli
physician, has just published a i
bcok in which medical problems I
are d'scussed. Ol tl o Irui.sriiisn.in '
of mental disorders, he says: "Tncre
is no film, of heritage more remark
able than that of the tendency to
suicide without any other murks of
aberration of lniellect. Dr. Wins
low relates tho case of a family
whero all tho members exhibited,
on nrKvir.g n a ccr'r.in age, u de
sire to commit self-destruction, to
accomplish which I lie greatest inge
nuity j.yih manifested. Dr. Hall fo
lates a very striking instanco of sev
en children of one m..n who nil en
joyed a competency und good health,
yet all possessed a rage for suicide,
and all yielded to it wilhin thirty
or forty years. "Soma banged,
some drowned themselves, and oth
ers blew out their brains. ' Many
other examples of tho Rnmo tendon
cy are brought forward by the same
writer. 1 may add one case to the
above from my own experience.
Silting ono day with an ncquaiit
anco, 1 noticed some depression in
his spirits. After a prolongnd si
lence, bo broke out into the follow
ing dreary attempt at conversation:
"My grandfather hung himself, ley
undo took poison, my father shot
himself, I shad cut my throat."
Tho facts wero correct; hut constant
surveillance prevented thescijtial in
his own history.
Now You Begin to Talk.
On u eclttin occasion the counsel
took some exception to the i tiling
of tho court on some point, and a
"If the court please," said the
counsel, ' I wish to refer to this
book for n moment," nnd at the
same ti mo picked upn volume.
' Tbero is no referring to any
hook,'' exclaimed tho court, angri
ly, "I have decided tho p'int.'
' Hul your honor," persisted tho
"Now, I (Kiii'I want to bear any
thing on tho subject," yelled out the
court ; "I tell you again that I have
decided the p'int "
"I know that," was the rejoinder,
"1 am satisfied of thai ; but this is
a volume of EUickstoiio ; I am ccr
tain h"e differs with your honor, nnd
1 only wanted to diow you what a
fool Bluckriloiie was.",
"Alt, indeed," exclaimed the
court, smiling all over, ''nov yon
begin to talk I"
fidrTho mosi laconic will on rec
ord is that of n man who died in
1780 ll ran thus:
"I havo nothing; I owo a great
deal, the rest I give in the poor."
A Rich in Court—A Missionary
Among the Heathens.
A fcv lav since mention was
i made of the arrest of it colored min
j ister. charged with disturbing the
i peace by endeavoring lo excite a
I revival of religion on the levee.
;The officer on duly there at tho
f ime. no doubt appreciated Ihof.ii l
Hint, in ciiso tho piencher succeoilud
it would destroy bin occupation, and
might possibly exercise) u disrupt
ing it.fltience in his parly, jlolliul
us it ma, his labors were Flispeiid
cd, and the rxliortcr brought to the
jioi k-npns a criminal. Now, this
't proceeding of the n iilhorilics exci
i ted the omiiii-sei ntioli of nn oi l
I colored aposi le named ('lark, who.
sutislicil that such conduct was ill
, Iributable lo the benighted -tale of
I lie n III liol ihes, hud CI li'-lu.lcd Iu
, volunteer as a missionary among
llbein. His fust attempt was made
in thu recorder's court on Friday
; norning, 1 ho room was crowded,
and the judge ascending thu bench,
I was about, proceeding with the bus-
mess m hand, when thu missionary
rose a in! addressed the court:
' Sab, 1 wunv" to ax you a ques
tion" "What is ii?" inquired the court.
"Is you pure in heart?''
Now, it must bo understood llinl
tho judge has for some lime been
suffoiing from dyspepsin, nnd be
hastily concluded that tho injury
referred: to bis digestive organs.
So, smiling blandly, bo nodded to
the old darkey, and said:
"It's annoying mo a little!" nnd
was about turning his attention to
his docket, when the. missionary's
voice rose threateningly;
"Massti Judge, it s the debbil'
'iiangm nt dat hcartl"
This astonishing revelation was
well calculated to excite thu fears
now visible on tho fneo of tho mag
istrate. IDs voice trembled a little,
despite its indignant accent, as he
"What infernal nnnscuso was this
ho was talking?"
"It's do debbil in dis room, sar!"
and by the merest accident tho
preacher's eyes turned in tho direc
tion ol tho raised platform where
the lawyers were sitting.
"Do you mean me?" cried one.
"Do you iilliido to me?" exclaimed
another; w l i!o nit roi-o indignantly
to repudiate the imputation.
The judge, ni ways nnxioiiF. to pre.
serve order and allay excited feel
ings, now intervened:
"(oino eei,tlo:nen, don't get exci
ted; it is n very natural mistake.
Tho old fellow bat? heard that tho
devil has a partnilily for swine, and
he don't know but what ho got into
This explanation proving satisfac
tory, the business of tho court wis
proceeded with without further interruption.
Mr. P. T. Barnum.
P. T. 15. mum; hns been lecturing
on Temperanco .it Olive Chapel, bo
foro tho Manhattan Sons of Temp
erancc. Speaking of tho effect of
habits of sobriety, Mr. Itanium
"Two men will start together in
life, the one keeping his head ':ool
with wuter, tho other muddling bis
with liquor. At tho end of ten
years tho P inner will have achiev
ed success, tho latter will bo dropp
inginto a drunkard's grave ; but
just beforo ho drops you will bear
bun say, "'Stonishing w hat differ
ence 'or is in life! That feller star
ted same's I did. nn' everything he
touched turned l: got', tin' every
thing I touched turned to ashes.
'Stonishing what a difference 'er is
in lifo P
Tho Chinese Empiro contains an
area of 4 (i!I.V:t:!4 squares miles ;
477,51111,0(10 inhabitants, or 101(5
persons to tho square miles Wo
should say, bowovor, that China
proper bus an aicu ofjl .-"0,000
square links, with n population of
150 1)00.000 -.'Ho'l to tho square
mile, the most densely populated of
any seel ion of thu world. Hero Is
material for emigration to Ibo 1'ni-
led States bevi nd anything Eu
rope affords. There aro on tho
coast now. Irom Jti-iti-.li Columbia
down to Mexico, over 100,000 Chi
niinicn. They livo nt n cost of
from len to fifteen cents' per day
rice being their chief arliclo of
food. The Chinese steamors bring
them from Il ing Kor.g nnd Shang
hai to Sun Fruncisco, for forty dol
lars per lit-ad, and sailing ships for
Tho Chineso earn in their own
country, from ono to two dollars
per mouth, and can bo brought to
tho Atlantic States for forty dollars
ouch affording well to work bore
at from four to six dollars a month,
, if found and tho finding would
not cost over ten or fifteen cents a
day such findings as they aro con
sent with. Their clothes cannot
, cost ever ten dollars pur year, cx
1 elusive of their shoes, and not very
much over Hint, if they continue to
w ear I heir Chineso shoes.
Facts like tbeso afford tho pro
'roundest matter for reflection ; for,
from thrsii 4."o .000,000 of China
; men. tho emigration is now coming
by thousands and lcr of ihousunds.
leitjitn Co. tJar.e'.te.
Absence of Insects Foreboding
It h as been observed that fleas
and other parasitic insects never in-
lost a person who m near iloutli: an t
so (r, iiiei,i!y ,as I his been remark
ed, thai it has become one of tho
popular signs of npproachiug dtsso
luiio.i. Thi is iu nil probability
caused by the nluriiftlion in tho
.state of tho fluids immedulnly un
der the skin, either in quality nnd
qtiaiility. It must bo upon tho
sumo prinoiplo thai women Hnd
children :ire nlwnys more infestod
with the bed bug and other parasit
ic insects than old men, whose sub
cutaneous fluids nro scanty, nnd
their skin in coiiHcqucr.co more rig
id and dry.
Fatal Faoi.tc A few years
sinco on a wedding day, in a fami
ly in Norfolk, by way of pastime,
after dinner, tho parly assembled
played at "tiiite and seek." It being
tho turn of tho brido to l.ido her
self, she soon disappeared, but on
searching, could not bo found. Ibo
mirth wus soon convertod into sad
ness, ns, in truth, sho could nowhero
bo found, nor wadoto hear tho earn
est calls mado for her. In fact, sho
novcr again ma.Io her appcaranoe,
nor could sho bo found or traced,
notwithstanding tho dilligenco nnd
labor exerted. At length, in two
ot threo years after, by some chanco
an old oak chest wns opened, when
with horror, her faded remains iu
her wodding garments wero found
within it. ll was then discovered,
Ilia, to bide herself, sho bad 0t
into tho chest, which shut with a
spring lock, and, being very close,
bud produced Hlarm, fainting and
suffocation, and heiico sho was nei
ther seen nor heard, nor could hear
HAPPENINGS HERE AND THERE.
Snil-itUalisiu. nccni-dinn Ia C.n-K l. ;.
the "Liturgy of bead Sea Anes."
The people of Hoboken, X. .1., have
to pay I J cents per quart lor milk.
llorneo claims to have ono of thsj
richest quicksilver mines in tho whole
When Dr. dimming asked to go to
the Council, the Pope replied Xono.
The Oregon Indians paid great at
tention to Mr. SeHiiril .lni-ii,,i ,;
cent visit there.
London is infested by a legion of
those familiar insects know n as "dad
Immigrants to Virginia complain
t but land owners tbeiu uok too much
for their farms.
Pratt leboro, Vermont, has raised a
aqiiush seven feet round, and weighing
1 iti pounds.
Insanity is Increasing in France at a
rate out uf all proportion to the growth
of thu population.
A St. Louis husband recently paid
his wife ti.'.tHSl to desert him, in order
that he might legally get a divorce.
Experimental Philosophy -asking a
mull to lend veil mnnii" 'Aftrul I'l.il.
osuphy - Refusing to do' it I
The latest about Trince Xapoleon is
that be practices vigorously with dumb
bells to get rid of supciilous flesh.
Chicnirn dochirca tlmf if tsna nn a
- r j w b m i vi
spectuble resident who desires to hare
iiih niiiioiiai capital located there I
llillllt Ol'lFlLllists IICA iimiirrnlli,. 4.
the South from the North, a sure sigu
of returning prosperity to that section.
All that lias liecn said on tin Byron
controversy is to be reprinted in book
form by nn enterprising London pub
lisher. A "miict. innfli.nfnvA im,.ftn" I. Ti '
i " -- -1 j- .-, jii u r
rattir, Alabama, killed thirteen out of
a party of sixteen desperadoes wlioat-
u..bu.t l,!n. 41, a nt,m
A New Ym-lr mmoi lliinlr If ,k-.1m
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filll there eon t i n ilea ntinli li., ...... !...
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shall have mushrooms growing In the
In some parts of Wisconsin tho en
e population ia at work Kutherina
crunberiies. The yield is larger tliau
for several years past. ,
The New York Express poohs poohs
a eontelllfinriirv'a nrticlrt fin Itm l'm..l
- " v., ...v uivini
of the lute iinnie." Iiupmun ilim-a
1 - - - . - - w m
nikltiiiii. niAful ..I,.,.. I ,1 '
ltnv I ii m fa T -n.il, fMAjM n.l. .
t - -..,.., ivi Fiiruj iiMSiur
... n ...r.wi.-vi jui-uiuuini, ciiurcn m v o-
i.ninjiis, miiiu, iB now a ranaiaute tor
Secretary of State in Mississippi. 1
A Pari let'er states that Louis Xspo i
loon has fixed upon March 16, 1870, as i
the time of his abdication. ' The Prince)
mincrim win iia nttAAii vcni-a niri
that timo. - 1
Tho Hot ton Journsl lays that one of.
tho leading poets or rew England de-,
rivos more income from it gravel bank
which he owns than be did from bin
literary productions 1 . t ,
The sympathy of a true honrt is woitli
possessing. ' - ' '
Happiness Is not promised to th
learned, hut to the pood.