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A. HOME PAPEK Devoted to Politics, Nows, Homo Interests, Miscellany, &c.
J. .A. Kelly,
VOL. IV--XO. 18.
M'CONNELSVILLE, OHIO, JAN. 11. 1870.
52.00 A YEAH.
A NEW ROADWAY TO THE
A NEW ROADWAY TO THE POLE.
For many centuries tbo belief
has obtained that somewhere in the
heart of the frozon regions of tho
north thero exists a sca lane con
necting tho waters of tho North
l'acifio and tho Korth Atlantic
The earliest attempt to discover
this Northwest passago dates from
tho middlo of the sixteenth century,
mid from Hint period until now nu
merous expeditions have been fitt
ed out, siiprdiod with everything
the bounty orgovcinment could
bestow, and guided by marvelous
intelligonco, to solve the frozen
riddlo, to result only in disappoint
mom, desolation, nod death. AnJ
not satisfied wiih tho hecatombs
plrcndy offered up to tho mystery
of Polar navigation, thrco separate
expeditions aro now under way, or
are soon to set out, again to attempt
tho hat-irdoua experiment. A very
cunos theory has recently boon
pot forth by an eminent navigator,
which leads many Bciontiflo men.
who have fciven it consideration,
to hopo, if not to behovo. that tho
question of centuries has at last
Tho theory is embodied in an
address by Captain Silas Bent, of
tho American navy, nt a re-cnt
meeting of tho Si. I.ouis Historical
Society a thoory to which ho has
given the name of '-Tho Thermo
metry Gateway to tho role." Tho
publication af this thoory, which
be tells us in Hid result 01 thirty
years' study and exploration, lias
an eminently bumnno purpose, and
is of no lens importance than tho
actual saving of human life, by
preventing further sacrifice in tho
perilous allcirpis to find this gate
way in tho manlier so ofioti tried.
The thcoiy is bated on tho im
mutable law of nature, that water
will seek its equilibrium, that thero
ill a circulation in tho ocean, and
that every oceanic current has a
t-orresronding counter current.
Tho two great currents of thcocotin,
the Gulf Stream of the Atlantic,
and its tollo.iguu of tho l'ucilic, tho
KuroSiwo both rivers in tho
ouer.ii, hastening northward with
their heated waters fiom the cqua
ti rial bolt of fire, with sufficient
bout and force, it:s said; ''lo raise
mountains of iron from zero to tho
melting point, and to keep in flow
irom tli cm a molten stream of nut
al, greater in volume than tho wa
ters daily discharged from the Mis
eissippi liver,'' liny carvo their
way through tho polar leo by tlie
energy ol tho sun's heat, to their
confluence at iho l'olo, making
thither a" permanent, navigable
water highway for seaman. Tho
iiulf h'trrnm ha always been nn inter
citing physical injsu-ry, but that it
hud lor iu mission to create a north
went passage Inn only been hinU'd at
before. It is duo to the heat of tho
Ciulf t-trcinn that tho harbor of Ilam
merfesl iu Norwii", 73 decrees north,
is ever free from ice in the severest
winters, nnd that the coast of south
western Europe lins its ertuablo cli
matu. Tho Jvuri Siwo, of the I'aeitic,
is almost identical in dimensions,
volume and velocity. Their currents
tend in the same direction. The e tr
ee to!' their hcuLed waters upon the
climates of the adjacent countries is
the same. From tho archives of the
Hoynl Society of London it appears
thnl, in lsfl.r, a lutch whaler sailed in
a perfectly free nnd open sea to within
one degree of tho pole, und about tho
same period another had gone two
degrees beyond it, which was made
possible by following accidentally tho
very pathway science now points out
as affording the only gateway to the
pole. It in also insisted that tho Gulf
Ktream and the Kuri-Siwo are the
I'Hme and only cause of the open sea
about the pole, with iltt temperature,
as repeated expiditiens have discover
ed, so much above that duo to the lati
tude; that tho only practical'! avenues
by which ships can reach that open
ea, and thence to the polo, is by fol
lowing the warm waters of.tlicso
streams into that sea, cud that to find
and follow these streams the water
thermometer is the only guklo.
Such is the new theory, and should
it prove to be of any practical impor
tance, it will be a discovery of great
Commercial value. It will shorten
the lime, by water, between New York
and San Fruncisco sixty days; New
York to Canton ninety days; Now
York to Japan one hundred day a.
tfSu. A philanthropio naturalist,
Mr. lligford Burr," who rosidos in
it beautiful park at Atdormaslon,
England, offers bis grounds as an
usylum to English snakos, and re
quests people to send him snakes'
eggs and live snakos in any quanti
tity. He says that a snake, hunting
lor 'froSs along tho margin of a still
pond in the hot, noonday sun, is
one of the most interesting sights
that naturalist can wilnoss.
Winter Clothing for Children.
Terhaps no domeslio topic is of
mora impmlnnco than the clothing
of our children during thn inclem
ent season. This season, in our lat
itude, should be considered as last,
ing from November to June, ns du
ring all this tinio thero are either
frcqnont changes or intense cold,
which render precaution necessary,
in order to guard against common
colds nnd moro serious throat and
Upon this topio there is either
much ignorance or much careless
ness. With tho wealthier class too
much is sacrificed for show; with
the middle, thero is too much of a
desire to imitate Iho tich ; nnd Hea
ven help tho very poor to get rags
enough to keep off tho bitter cold
Children should bo so clothed
both day nnd night that they can
havo plenty of fresh air without
danger to health. This cannot bo
with neck and limbs exposed, or
without suitable provision lor tho
head and feet. Somo may be sn
constituted that they can cndifre
with impunity a greater amount of
exposure than other', nnd no douht
much may bo done by proper bath,
ing and by other means to render
tho chilli's condition moio hard',
One of th" means, wo apprehend, i
to givo a large amount of fresh air
while well cloll.od.
A hygienio manner of clothing
young children requires something
of n wardrobe. It should bo dura
ble, but need not ho showy, imr
very expressive. Perhaps no mure
so in tho long run; than if fewer ar
ticles were iu Use, at ono lime, as
the wear on each duplicated gar
ment would bo less. It involves a
greater first outlay, which in health
and comfort would soon bo amply
repaied. Remembering that if we
cannot do as wo would, wo must do
as wo can, perhaps it will ditto
harm if wo enumerate what, omit
ting minor art'clcs, wo would con
sider sufficient Winter outfit for a
country boy Irom seven to lourlicn
of a to.
LIST OF GARMENTS.
Four flannel shirts; four pairs of
flannel tr knitted drawers; throe
flannel niuht dresses ; six pairs
woolen Micks ; three fbiniicl wuisls
or vests ; three pairs lull-cloth
pants ; three Marque or roundabout
i eo:it" ; ono overcoat; two pairs
hoots ; ore pair slippers ; two caps ;
thrco pairs u.:llciu ; two woul com
Tins may appear a formidable
list to tho farmer who has half a
uuzen boys to clothe, and perhaps
it is. 1 lot it should bo rciiii'inbcr
ed that in this ease there is ehis ad
vantage, that younger children can
often appropriate tho outgrown
clothing of older ones; and that
with care, with perhaps tho excep
tion of wais's and pants, this ou'.fit
would probably bo 6uflicicnt for
two Winters at least. And what
have wo enumerated th.l is not ab
solutely essential to health, c:nulort,
period cleanliness at all limes, ami
a creditable appearance in all pla
ces? Wo know that many farmers'
boys get along with hardly more
than a third of these articles of ap
parel nt one time. But wo ask if
they nro properly clothed? clothed
as in a majority of ctsos they
mitiht bo if moro atten'.iou was
given to this malt'iv and some lux
uries abated, if need bo, to hccuro
Jiettcr have less to and coffee,
and no tobacco, ond more comfort
for the children. Bettor, in many
cases, plainer house and thincH in
it, and moro properly expended on
tho best furniture a house can con
tain n group of healthy, happy
I ask, as most country children
aro clad, if the' do not wear one
shirt, night and day, lor a week,
and ono pair of socks from Sunday
morning till Saturday night if
they do not wear one pair of pants
without washing for six months at
n time. I ask any physiologist if
this is is healthful; iisy any cleanly
parson if it is decent.
I ask, if they do not often sit for
hours with coid, damp feet, for lack
ofn chnngo; if thej' do not go
through wind, rain and snow, suff
ering for lack of underclothing?
nnd hero let mo suggest to mothers,
in damp woitther when children
ore liable to wet feet, to slip into
their pockets an oxtra pair of socks
beforo starting. on n long wn'k to
school, nnd insist on u chnngo after
I ask if boys aro not often kept
fsom church and soo.ioty from lack
of something fit to wear? Look
over tho liBt again and see if thoro
is anything superfluous?
In tho caso of infancs, woolen
night-caps nro indispensiblo, ns
thoir heads should not bo confined
beneath the bed cloths, und the
hair of the bond is so thin as to
afford little protection. Wo know
u grown person may suffer very
much from lack of protection to a
bald or thinly covered bend during
a cold nitfht, and why not a bnbe ?
Let ovorything bo plain and sub
tantinl, and with collars and hnnJ
kerchiofs, what boy noods more,
and what boy loss?
May the time couoo when more
can enjov so comtortable an outfit.
A man recently entered n restnu- ,
n a western town nnd order- ;
a very elaborate dinner. lie 1
lonif nt tho repast, nnd fi- '
naily wound up with n bottlo of "j
wine. Then lighting a cigar he
ordered, leisurely sauntered ip !
tho counter nnd said to tho pro- j
prtctor: "Very fine dinner, land-,
; just charge it to me, 1 haven't
"I5.it 1 don't know ymi,'' said tho
' Ol course you don't. Ifyon had i
wouldn't havo let mo have tho 1
"IViy for the dinner, I say I"
"And 1 say I tun't."
' I'll see about that." said the pro-
prietor, who snatched a revolver
out of n drawer, leaped over thu
counter nn.J collared the man, cc-
clnimuiL'. as ho presented it at hit
head, "Now see if you'll get awny
With that dinner w i thoul pay i og
lor it, '0ll se.iuiidrel !''
"What is that you hold io y ur
hand?" said tho iii.i'cuniolis (lis-
tonier, drawing b:e'.
"That, sir. is a revolver, t'v.''
'Oh ! that's a revolver, is it ?
don't care a darn i v r. revolver ;
thoio ht u :is n stomach pump."
Tho Califoi nians are a queer p.
lib. in fttitit rri lit'f-l . 'I 'he V c. ! Ii fa
of their Slate nro ninong the mos'.
fertile ni.d productive in the world.
and the monstrosity of Oabforiiiu
. , , ' . ., 1 , .
nil. I in1 nii.'iresi irees, n.e ,-i:.-.- 's
enbha:'cs, tho biggest pant'; us.
)ears, apples, poael.es. un l v.:
they cl.iuii, grow there, M-dthat,
w ith less Inbor nn I care than
we bestow on similar products of
half the sine. Tho i henpness w ith
which they can afford to ram" many
staples is shown in the fact th.-'y
Nirnetimes ship w heat to .New York,
and flour to China. lint Ihef'ali-
forniiins do not raisn their own Imt
tcr ; Mn y muhI to iho St::ten for a
huge proportion of it. and pay sixty
cents a pound for it They do nut
raise their eggs, but import tin m
irom the Wi siern Slates at s'Viy
cents n dozen. Native lis. grapes,
p'Mirs, and other delicious (mils mi
cheap in the San I'ranciseo mark
ets; but such ordimny fow Is- lis
chickens s.-d for ono do,r , p:e. e.
riioexplanaiion of these .,.,,: ist
elicits is tliat l alilornm lai iners es.
leein hatter and imutUT r.iism. :,s
too 'pieiiiiiiii-h" I ir ('aliforni:. dig
ni'.y. It seems, too, that thev do
not r.iso their own horses on Umii-
own niagnilicent pastures; f, r a
.S.in Fralniseo nper advertises liu-
sale n lot ol fifteen work Irirses just
arrived by rail fmuOhio. Snint
From the Omaha Herald.
An Omaha Sensation—A Snake
Loose in a Ball Room.
A very interesting and exciting
scene occurred at a iall not ninny
miles from thiscityu lew evenings
since, A inong tho persons irei nt
was n young l.oly who had a great
horror of snakes, and imagined
no matter u hat tint s; nni if she
exjierieiici d any unusual alarm, n
Hiiako in unpleasant prnx;mily.
After dancing awhile sho w as vcr'v
gruatlv distriwied by feeling a set-(it
.It.... na I ifimrli n c..,.i..iil I-,,'! M-... '
itself beneath the ful.ls o!' In r dr -s
' 1 1. .. 1 i ,.r I . .
II r Mill" lit.- mini in in" hi, -until
t-htly. sho screamed aloud Tons-
sistanco. A l.asiy consult itn.o a - :
mong the ganiest of tlie l.o'ii s was j
held, wher it was d. tcrmined t i.at
II yoi.ng lies, ipleo. loapo s. wbol,,,,,,
was presi-M, s'oniM he ealli d o
,i . ii ... ,, i.i,.
their n.-sisfi nee. II' wasqunUly
on the "-a t, ami being a man odiii-
coiiinion courage, was not iinnj
moments within Hut circle of the '
half fainting females bci'oio he had
caught tho tail of the snake, and
wound it firmly around his hand.
telling Miss M that sho must let
go tho moment ho j"rked, and, lo
make tho act instantaneous ns
possible, lie told her that ho wf-uhl
pronounce iho words one, two,
three, ami that tho moment ho pro.
nourced tho las', word, she mil.-! lei
go bor hold, and that bo doubled
not flint he couid withdraw tho
snake beforo it could havo limo to
strike. All stood in breathless hor
ror, ir.vaiting tho act of lite or
death, and tho moment tho words
worn pronounced tho llnctor jerked
nut tho longest and most diaholical
looking bust o that ho ever soon !
Tho whole affair w.is soon explain
ed ; tho fastening of tho mai bine
had become Joimo during, the danc
ing, nnd it Ind shifted its position
in such a way that it danglml a-
Doiit, ana imiueeii uio nciiet un.i
was u snauo wun an enormous
head. Tho Doctor fell clown,
and couldn't be induced to under,
tako tho capt uru of another sntiko
on any conditions
How to Insure iooD II rami!.
Tho best way to insurogood health,
is to sco that the blood is renewed
and tho system built up from good,
digestible, nutritious food, taken
without condiments or stimulants,
and only in such quantities and at
such times as nature dotuauds.
STATISTICS OF INTEMPERANCE.
AA 1.. i
never can bo compiled. V e can nn
rnnt ly approxunato to tho evils result
ed ing from sale of liquor : . till. 000 an
lingered nually destroyed ; ino,W)0 men and
women sent to prison ; !0,'K!
children to poor-houses snl chant
had able institutions; ('OO.OdO dmnk
to nrds tell a sad but small portion of
the s'.ory. Tho debit nc ion oMn
lord tcllcct and of nu cannot bo eiiupu
got 'ted. The sorrows and burdens of
worso than widows end orphans
'surpass all arithmetical calculation.
The loss in the delerioral ion of la
you bor alone, among the moderate
drinkers, cannot lie less than PI,
otui .J0il.(;lin. I'I.e at, mm! spent for
liquors, w h.ij.iilo ami r-i-iil. es;-
eeeds S-1 ,()lio.Oii(i CM)--all worse I'.mi
wasted. Aild to 1his the i osl o:
manufacture, of price ofgrain. hops,
etc., who h n:n utils to more than
as much more, end wo h iVc over
two hundred million dollars it; ti.csc
, iti me a'.ni '.
; Ilia elillil.tvd t'.;t tic s;',-,1 of
' c-OO.ooo.otiO is ir .vested m ' ' i am
; tivlllu in the eit v d N"w York.
Tho statistics of lntompernnco
i The rcveipie receive 1 i r l;eer'S"
:iin..ut' to more than S! '::, 1 1 1 0 n
.The am Ms til aen uj-.wi.id ol'
L' per w'e and nineteen out of
tKcniy iro i: it-'--1 l v i ' : un-ol'li
iquor. An iii-my of nearly .'tWiOpo
! lice oifiei-rs fimt constant cu.ploy
j menl because of the Use ol intoxica
Strange Story from Jerusalem.
ae.-oevemnm-ni-re.rr to u,e com
loo. this year of the Jewish Messiah
Tho story, as to'd, is certainly singular
1 enonjdi. It appears that tho ia' bi of
, lik, n town in Ilunj;:oy, has received
p-ttors from Jerusalem which state that
Ulwal.,s tl,0 ,.,! f last menth. a col
"Ilh than human power, f.nht
hundreds of his assailants, and when
afterward, a batnllion of soldiers was
jsi-nt to an est him, bullied them in their
endeavors to capture him. Two I-rni-Louis
elites, the Him-ariaii journal seys. l,ave
, , , i - i . .,
M-1"'1 "l,5'!a wl"h l'"1 ' ,ho
s'-omaeli are lapully iibs-.rdo.l by
the veins mid absorb"! ' of thestom.
....( und enter intu the eat iilatk n
..,. . f.t , ,!;0s-v,((ni
,. . . . ,
'V tho hum, respiration ni.il kid-
ucys, it m probable I hat a drink ki
cuniiuoii as tea and so ab'.nulaiitly
,,,,.,1 .. .M b .iv some etb.-d. Can it
n.i,.,;,i, i-a inuLmnb
0l,r f.-l. r.flire Hoi rew f-ith will
,,,,,.., , .,, intf ,.,..,, in ,,...
1112 of certain trnm' len.ii
Vl ti'l'lll' I I.
which, a..voi d r.!.' to A "e t n news
papers, h.ive oeeurri d in .!. n .ah in.
li inn of fire w is seen near the ruins of
of S'llomon's Temple, and that a strong
voice was heard which nddrcsstd itself
to an Israelite, n ho wns worshiping
there at that time. This voice wni ned
tho devotee of the coming year, of the
Vcssiah. and dcelari d that the Israel
ites should re nt ai d I e made nbser-
Vint Ol tlie relicioii ill tliill' lutllers-
;, e ,,ian .-o a h !re"( d Ih.-n v.-. i.t In the
v ,,,l,o ,,r, 1,ll(.,il.I1;v f tjl0
. ,.,,,..., TU,r, the
people tivnted him a an impo-ter.and
some went so far as to thiciiti-n his 1 IV.-;
1 ... 1 - . ! . I ... I.. . . I 1
been dispatched to Jerusalem, to b urn
th exo. facts of this extranrdiiiary
atr.iir. It is dear that, if not one of
the race of prophets, the man who, as
ttbve narrated ojiposed this hosl of
enemies mnst be an athlete c.f no
small pretension.- (X. Y.Tinua.
't'ltr i:il Is iilitr.tii: U.o fAAn.
li you p.r lira few drops cf strong
ten on a picco of iron ( a knife blade
for insl.Mieo ) the lann.itc ol iron is
formed, which is black. If you t-ix
with human blood, it lorms with
iho ir-n of l lood, the ta'.t.c.ie of i
iron. Now, when we romemlur
he poss.Ho that tuiiiiin introduced
wilh so much warn; Mqiior, produc
ing p'Tsjrration, will have no cll'oct
upon iho skin? Look at ti c toa
drinkcm of Kuisia, iho Chinese,
ami tho old women of A inenioi who
bnvo so long continued in tho hab
it of drinking strung tea' arc they
lioi dark-colored and leather-skinned?
When young llicy wore fair
nr-X lady was told the other day
by u traveling gi-nllcinaii that iu n cer
liiin couiitry every lady who had a
small mouth wus pno ided with u hus
band by the government.
'Ith it possible,' said the lady, ma
king her mouth small ns she could.
Thu gentleman udded, that if a lady
hml ii liireii iniiiilh. slm wiih lirovidi'tl
'My gracious,' exclaimed the lady, at
tho same time throwing her moiilh
open to its lull extent.
Tho gentleman became alarmed,
mado his eenpo ulmost immediately,
and has not been heard of'sineo.
6sV When a mormon is sent ft
broad on recruiting service, lirig
liam appoints u man to act as b''e
vet husband until his return. If
the wives aro good-looking, brig,
For the Conservative.
For the Conservative. REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS
OF THE MORGAN CO.
Euncin roNsr.iiVATiYnr-The Trot rtj?-
ular meeting of the Morgan County
Teachers' Association wns held, on tho
Slstof l)ecenibcr lat. at Valla: "'"V
thirty five teachers were in attendance.
In tho absence of the President nnd
Secretary, the association wns orpin
ied by electing Mr. O. V. Clmi.dh r
rresid'eiit, pro teni , and Mr. W. E.
The programme of exercises for the
e'ferncon session was reau ami inioj i -
m1. after winch remark by way of i n-
cmragement were made ly Ww:Jcl.rs
ii ncrei, j-.rannon, i.aii, luisa ami oi.i-1
, ,. '
The association was called to order
al one o'clock, T. M.. when' the wcl-1
and snlnfal-ny nddn-ss was
ma.!.- by Mf.'X. M Mi. I.nuj.'hlin.
r.emailis on ''Mtthods of Teaching
Ceogrnphy" were made by J Vt. Ituslt,
ooncerniug which J'r. rirkercl took
rxcqnions and mndo some pretty so-
vere sli-Vture'. after w hich he pvocce l-
e.l to rNt'iouiul an old thcorv m a new,
wav. Cite a sm'cv discuv.'on toolc
niacennon this sui.iect. rM'.is'ii nU d
in by Messrs. Jfcl.annhlin, riekerrl
nnd liusk, in which the Expansion
thod" wns so perfectly tx; mi.A'V ih.it
all present felt thut it existed in iiua
in ition only.
Mr. Tir.mnnn m xt inhlrc. cd the
rssociat'on. rubjert ,-W hnt Modi We
Teach Children, mid ?'' The ad
drfi had been eon fiillv prepared,
was well drlivered, and the position
taken heartily endorsed l.y the oseo
ciatioll. I'emarks were then made upon the
same subject 1-y Messrs 1'iekerel and
Tail, Miss Painter, and others, when,
upon motion, the further discussion of
this micron was postponed until the
next repulur meeting.
The programme for the evening sn
sion WI..-1 read. th( tinio of the iiex
meeting - Vay l ":h and lCih - and the
place Chesterfield were fisod; nn
executive committee, consisting of A.
I'ond, J. H. I'milke and James P.ran
non, was appointed: r.ftcr which the
As ichilioii nc.'.: nrni d until half pant
ix o'eiocl;, 1'. M
'1 lie- evetilnese-sion opened wi h the
veal:n;r ofn racy nnd nn instructive
paper, edited and rend by Vi-s Efiio
l his wns ioiiowen ov nn muiress i v
., it- ,
Jir. Viekt'rel, subject School rxr.ti.i -
"aii esflftV, 'School room "nnner? and
Voinls," was read by Mr. Joseph Lent,
thoVoading ofwhieii was followed by
Mr. P.rannon, who heartily endorsed
the position ta'.cn by M. I.rnt.
An interrogatory essay, entitled
'Triinnry Schools," was read by Mi.-s
Sarah McCas'.in, and nnsweicd Mr.
Conference exercises, or "fidiertil
Class," being next in order, tho asso
ciation was humorously entertained,
as well a-) highly edified, by listening
to the recital of fvhoul-ioom experi
ences by Messrs. Lent, Cranuan, Hall,
Pickerel, Chandler, and Miss Vcf'as
lin, and to "Why I Am a Teacher," by
N. M. McLaughlin.
The following reso'utiou was then
( fiend by Mr. rrannnn:
Hcftlwd, That the Teachers of this
nssoeiution deem it for tho pood of
the schools, that the uso of Wilson's
Headers nnd ''pcllers be discontinued,
and Hint the Eclectic series l o made
On motion, the consideration of the
resolution was postponed until the
next meeting of Iho association.
On motion, it was ordered that the
proceedings ol tho association bo pub
lished in the County papers.
Closing remarks were made by J. M.
Jan. 10, 1870.
Tiik better olnss of Republican
newspupeis have unspiu ingly con
dimmed the stupid malignity with
which their friends in Congress
persist in persecuting tho Southern
people, ' .Simplo justice is postpon
ed," ono cf tho ablest of theso pa
pers truthfully remarks, ''becauso
possible parly exigencies may seem
to call for further exactions. Thero
maybe r.eal in this, but thero is
neither tho good faith which wins
respect, nor tho sagacity which dis
tinguishes tho policy ol tho states
man Irom the trickery of tho parti
san," To moot theso possible par
ty exigencies, tho guarantees of tho
Constitution rro flagrantly violated
h' a desperate faction ; and judi
cial interposition to slay tho out
rago is to bo prevented bj strang
ling tho Supremo Court. Aro tho
American people so dovoid to tho
interests of the Itadicul party as to
prefer its success lo tho perpetuity
of republican institution ? Cin
ANOTHER WOLF IN SHEEPS'
lo nu,.,i JcVote.l v, if.., and i
, .. .
a rcn narnca b.ildwm, f. : t -. n tcr
. . , , "
of agc-a most prom :s. !.b' la.!,
3!r. Johnson, ll.o fidhrr ol M:.r
eominjr 'ha, is one of tho tiT.r.tces of the
jthnrch, wcaltliy and hlg',!y riPpcL--
A special telegram to tho Cincin
nati Enquirer, dated New York,
January 10, says:
Tll'0 clr.rement of Hcv. Horace'
C'or.U, pastor of the Seventh strercj
Juetht dist Church, with i!ih.llar
ij,,. l(dnison creates Intense cxcile-
rneiit amongst the Church circles
of this oi ly. 31 r. Co k wa. for
nhcr.t ci;'ht years, pastor of r t'.tu b
' v ,: Qncv COU.uy. mli c-.rue io
this City only ci-ht nr. t t' s r ;o, !
when ho immcdia'ijl.y g tintd nil-'
... te ...I . i 1
morons friends hy his kiu.1 nl. n
I'lenoc, and learning. 11"
bci n married 1-V'iH
r.iarncu i.?'mi i,is!rcr.
ted:' Llartha wrs enly n sd.oo! I
gj,. (.iieen yenrs of age, and was j
,)0lt to rra,u((l(. i n,0 Twelfth I
Wrnl rHbU(, S Jl0f), ,s,l0 W,J
. , ,
I I IHIJ IIUIU II 1 J l I . .l '. , UIUI U.I l'vl .
I Tents At.d tyo'V -S
A moro '
i 'Allied by her teachers.
thnn ordinarj interest had been
noticed between hornnd the raf.'.or
0f the church to which sho l;ad en
ly recently been converted, but the
ijrl wrs always so inr.cccnt that
no particular tirpicion wa'- nrrous
Tho whole of last wcilc Ucr.
TToraeo feignrd sickniss. On
Thursday ho sent hi3 faniiiy to
church to attend a lecture, and ev
en sent tho servants. Jlo cxcuseJ
himself from attending y stating
his sickness. It was frtie, too, that
, . . .. , , , , ,,
brs trunk .'.tt of tbo parson
ago. Un r i il;ay lie let: his imnsc
cmptj' handed, and told his wifo he
would be nt homo nt tho evening
scrvii'ejsinco that time, however,
ho hna not Leon seen.
On tho samo FikI.iv, evening,
Miss Johnson said to her friend.
Mis Pevoe, on leaving school.
"Como homo with mo, I i;tn afraid."
"There," said Miss Pevoe, "is not
J that your pastor F'.nndmg there?''
: Oh, yes," e.i:d Ifartha; saying
that sho joined Jtr. Coofc. f.inco
., ,i . t,.. ..,. r,il,
i ll.l.l ll-.llli:ili li. in Lllli run vi uui-
1 , V .t i r.i i
:cr parly, but tho pnrcntsof tho gul
nrc convinced that bho did not
willingly go with him, for all her
. clothes wcro at home, ns wcro also
her trinkets. Sho went off, or was
token off, in her school dress with
a change of clothing.
The chxrgo is now openly brought
cgalnst him that ho has abducted
the girl ngain6t her own wish and
On Saturday Miis Marthas fath
er received tho following letlor:
"I lovo Matiic; I will euro for her
tenderly, kindly, lovingly. Incon-
siatont ns it may apdear with my
present eanduet, I nsk foe no merry,
but am ready fn part with my life
for tho possession cf tho woman I
ndoro. Toon Cock."
Mrs. Cook re?civo'l the prtrro af
tcrnoon n letter from the miscreant
in which ho says: 'T am on tho
loft plank; you will never sco my
face again. I hopo Baldwin will
bo n bitter mtn than his father."
The poor woman is so distressed
Unit tho physicians fear tbnt train
fever will Bet in. M'.ss Maltha's
brothers threaten to shoot tho pr.s
tor at sight.
Saio tho father to-dny: ' If a
midnight assassin bad corns info
my houso, I could have defended
myself, but tho pastor of my church,
tho minister of the gocj, el, to steal
my child, ia moro than I can
The affair creates immeno rx
eitement in Methodist circles,
which is heightened by tho reports
that he has committed smculo in
Canada. This, however, :s in 1
confirmed. On Iho contrary, it is
moro than probablo that both K ft
on tho European steamer cn Satur
day, ns tho lcttrrs ubovo mentioned
wcro posted in this city on yester
Wo'll bet a now hat that this
fellow, Cook, is a ranting, blustor
ing Rodical; nnd has occasionally
prayed, iu an assembly of christ
ians of all politics, for tho success
of tho Radical party in all its ne
farious measures, as we have been
croditubly luformod has bocn dono
IV Ohio courts divorced 1003
couples last year.
The salaries of GoAernment offi
cers in tho littlo fitate ofFloridst
are larger than tn any other State
est of tho Hockey Mountains.
Tho Governor gets JeOfifl ; his Cab
inet, in all, C2l,000, on 1 each mem
ber or tho Legislature Cf.00 per an
num, or, allowed forty days to the
sspsion. twelve dollars and fifty cts.
por day t The t f.Icrrs are all of tho
carpet b?g persuasion, and tho Le.t
islalnfe fixes tho r".larirs of its own
member. Tho rxorsivo ralara
rics aro civ.-n tlmt tho Hadical cr.r
pet batrcrs "'may get drunk snd bo
mnrrv. f;r '"-.'"rroir they die."
Pits: T"chmnnd Dispatch rrys th.at
'."stonewall Jnik'nndicdof pneumonia.
IIj w.vn't kill? I by anybody.'
tCf .Vcw (binds nt.T. 1J. Slono.
"8Q" Pict'trcs and Ticturo Frames
at tho Book Storo.
t" fine fr.nrrl'i, nnd some extra
rnd style? of prints, at low figures, at
tTi- Wanted Porcha'crs for the
Superior Nerve nnd T.cno I.inament.
to. General Leo has students
in his co'.lo::o.
rTV- A full and compb-te lin of no
tior.s j u.t i ecciv l at Sill's.
IT?" Po:k'i Hooks, of nil Line's
at the D-io': ?tsr.
Noir t tylcs of prints this day
received i.l Store's.
tff. Wanted Country Verchnnfs
to buy tb Superior N'erve nnd Tone
ru Fi.'o thousand consumptive
patients resort to Minnesota every
ES" A largo stock and splendid
lmo of Clank Books, at Adair Pros.
tr. A pood stock of dry goods con
stantly kept nt .Sill's.
The Superior Nerve and Eone
Liniment for frosted feet
Uso Duncan's Expectorant
for col l", coughs, pain in chest, and
all difc.isrs of tho lungi. It will
surely r.Tord relief. Sold only by
tn Staiiion to have it monument
at Stoubonvillo. Ohio.
r?i. Mohair Snitches, nil similes;
fine toilet posp; nnd a splendid lot of
neckties, embracing the latest nnd
mort fashionable styles, now cn exhi
bition nt Sill's.
&2r Hymn Rooks, of all kinds,
r.t tho Boole Stnre.
rr Tho Superior Xorve nnd Pone
I.'nimrnt is tho Horse's friend. Try
it! Try it M Try it! ! I Tor sala at S
!?1 rng'tf'a Prog Store.
Xi'tir. Tho Rov Dr. Cnrlor says
that many of tho Now York church
es aro 'dying ofdignity."
tiff- A splendid lino of Harmoni
ous, por Steamer Julia, nt tho Book
Store of Adair Bros, this weak.
tii. A very fine stock of of Ladies'
and Oen'n' collars, cuffs, sleove-btittons,
.to .just opened nnd for sale cheap, at
t., ' Time," says flor.ico Smith,
"is tho vehicle that carries every
thing into nothing "
13 There is no better tfs, cofTVe,
or sncar in town than can be found t
K A supply of tho rresbfe
rian Confession of Faith now at
tho Book Store of Adair Bros.
BC3 A Cleveland girl has dressed
in mala nttiro and drivm a horse
car fur 6CTen years.
t-U Ladies' bead-nets, round-combs,
ha'r-bi uhes, nnd hair pins, at Sill's.
r" Franklin Almunao and Dia
ry at tho Book Store of Adair
C2f Tho Brutish rostofTico de
partment made 823,000,000 net
profit last year, whilo ours went
behind 85,000,000. No tranking in
tcy Now Goods received at the
Book Storo, por Steamer Julia, this
ZfA. Don't forget when you wsnt a
trunk, basket, or anything in that line,
to go to Sill's.
t& New and fresh periodicals,
magazines, newspapers, io., daily
received at the Book Store.