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NO SOOTH. NO SOUTH. VSDEII THE- CONSTITUTION. BIT X SACKED M A I OF TIt" S VI III Bl tRT Til C I-Kloiv.
VOL. 11.
M'AimiUli, VINTON COUNfY, OHIO, OCTOBEIt 12, 1865.
NO 10
E. A. BR ATT ON.
OFFICE :
la fjrattuaN Hiiilwniiv f! at of Court
IVai.up, I'h 1ntv.
Hit.llV CAIil.
The It. will pontono year for ceo
Dollar: end fift-y cent; fix Mont's fr Sov-
jnty-five outUit; t'"r liontlix. fo Fifty Outs.
9"AII aiurM will bo dino.mtin'iod el tho
ezpirelion of tho time p.iid f.r.
TEltMS TIMI A I) V tl' nsiNfi.
One flDaro one lnneition, 1,011
Each additional iimbtiu-n, ,M
Card one year, 8 011
Xoticc of ttipointtt.en :s ol iuil
ere, Guardian and Ex-H-n'or 2 O
Attachment nolieee htf'iru.'. P. t,'0
Editorial notice per li.i. o
Tuarly advijrtiatnen will be charg! '1U,
per cdumn pur ani'uiu.
And iu pfinnrilona'e rates for lis than
ulnmn. ar.d fi r b'-t tin.o.
pff Tun lim-a mm!, n cbtr.'ul n ou sij.ir. 1 j,
ad ull Advertie huum'h c 1 Lejjul Notice i.iiifi
be puid in a.lvs iu .
t"The above ( run mn bo 'Otn jdiid w;'):
4jf"All puymeD iimt mndo to lliu I'm
p H, na wo h a .e v.u ai'uiit.
The Demon a J oh (nice.
We ere proiarod to 0) ee-.i'.o 'V.th uuaiuea. '
iiepatoli and at pri.:i t' Jity conip.Hili jII,
II liimW ol Job Vt ork, jn'in us
-.:JUKS,
L'AMl'II LETS,
HAND BILLS,
(SHOW LULLS,
I'OSTEUS.
riiOGUAMJIES
.5 ILL tmi S.
BLANKS i all KINIjS.
SllilTIX; BILLS.
l.AP.IiLM, ik.fc!
tihe uietrlal end boo i.viitced tliot en
nl.l !: mi... '.if. 'ii:ii.iir lot ' Atli.thl II ulij
I'lHr ' 1 ! i n' I m ' i i
i.r of n ir.tr
ulSTABLK ililVEL,
AUtii'ucj s ;tl ! a iv,
CUliO AUMi, UjaI B-lt-J Ajol.ta bttd ''oh
c7inocr .
AlMr hdr, Yiiiwi . 0.
Oill CO on !?.in S'r.'rt. iwniumi
of. h. M Oixis'MtiM!.
Will -if 1 I"' Ml I.IV t .lH 1 If I ! t '
lotii ir Mro, in t.'io Vj.i-io of A i !
Frke mid ci'i'n.
January 1!);I 103
I'ouif.Mouni oiiio.
Mi. Jonis liiti pur. In sod i lie OKI P'y
fliontll llinisie. Hil l clf.nynl iU niiii.i' ms
above, Tlif II n e tr.ib b rn rcir.o Irli-tl mii I
is now open Icr I lie rropiim u! liie pi i b 1 i .
Ji is on the wlitif. h h' oliliy I.h hm mi. iiiii!
no pains will be e: pared l. nukt; sl'' id
Tiniii irs at th's Ikus. nil iIh-v cmi V.UU
,'nrei low ti (lie limes will iilljid.
June29.h 18C5 -Gmu.
.COM)E",M.D. A.IS.VII.(Jfit .l I'
COIIDBBJ -H1HGS3.
?mn S AHQ SURGEONS
HcArhur, 0hi,
Will atteiid proinptl. a (1 cun-fullv to
'ihe praoiice of their pri lessioii in nil it.
krancMiPS,
OCrSPKCIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO
bi:roery. co
n. 5th, 1815. tf.
C.A.HATTJN
BB VI TO
KtH.ilI lV
AY 0
Aonii7 aw,
McARTUUlI, VINTON Co. 0.
WILL attend to all legal bui-inei8 Intnisl
to their care in Vi.iton, Allien. lac'-iu, K
Uockiiifr anda Ijoiidnir cxiiiticx.
I'arlicnlor utlntio"i tiven to the cnlleeii n
of Bjldioraeluiraa fur ''cn'Soii!1. HonniiP!, ar
rears i f puy Ao., ni(uiiit U:o 1 1 ited blatui v;
Vhio, Incliuliiig Morgan raid clime.
April Htti 1565, br
E. A. BIUTTOiV,
illornew ; t Law and
McArhur, Ohio.
Bolnu licensed by tiio U. 8., for tho ptirp
1 will attend io the proocntion and co Ici tior
of every daaorlption of claim nsfHirft tl
United Stales, and Gtnte of Ohio, lacladiuf; tL'
"Morgan raid elutina.
liouiitics and rrenrage of Pity
Procnrnil.
PENSIONS for wounded and disabled cl
Jisra and icamon. and for tho heira of poldiiw
end aoamen who have died and lienn killed i
the aervioe. I would nay to my friends, tha'
iowill attend promptly lo tliea buaiaeae am!
ra idtirateterma.
Juuulh 1364.
JAMES WARD,
SADDLE& HARNESS
M a u hi i
Mc ARTHUR. OHIO.
AYarrams All- AYorK.
Keep9 constantly on hand nr.d wi!
fifcll at tho lowest prices, Saddles. Dr:
dlo8 and H arnops c.f every description
and warrants his work for two years.
Call, and examine. 1st door west o
he Court House.
1
d-iuly
t
yt-aiurior
or
of
"
LET THE AFFLICTED READ!
An J tarn thit prfpet mvl ra.liful run ( wnrraoUJ
arii trunriiiitiHl to till wlior Millutrd with wmkitrtu,
deMiity, nmrin romiilnintt nii-Un tily (InniIiti, d.
prt'ititui of spirits, li .trM inl Rtiuiiinh of imtnl, loi of
lcp, l'w.f niMm ry,l(i if iktkv mimI unutriiUr pmir,
fviiiy iwlh. Hitatitt; uw iy,..ti't m want i.( nuti U tho ia
!tiMii-.i'n, fintin Mm, c Uu1.iivo tnuiO.iu-, iuipu
leuti uJ Jirgiur of lilt.
HEAR WHAT TUS MEDXOAi PRTS3
si.ys.
dlxe.kv-tu.i K.uMil fl'iTAMtJ I'll.Ml'UN ft-1
wot. Hi I '-rftt kn twlH!; of tu linui.ui iy:m ctt.tlil.
tiim lo iti'MTl'i attic li nun.n wltlim-ruM) U: rmn iMi frai
IIk1 j'.it k-h t, to";!; ih i Ift urii'ml r tuv, .tint, IfinmHiiteo
lit riiro. At.d. wh .r in nui v.iluiLlo fit nl, he Hill bi
t!y itii'l f.aiiMy tH Ali-ltt r y..'i can a cnrvl or tit.
Ttii.i will Maiify your iiiiinl, itn k mm yn vn-hi, tint.
Inmlrlt, aiil (llMijKlntMi 'rtt. It will 14 tho im -nw f
living yrMi inmiy a doll.ir; It will mi to your hiith.
ar l, w! i U l.-it.T t 'i iii all, it will wve y.Iur liiu truut
U'utiwr(ihl liy Hrii)t triMttiH'Ut.
I!,rj exmuitintioiH art mnl Hith.nit anv Inf irm itdm
from lh )'.tifut ; tlivnl.tro Ijp tlimiiifhly nt..ii tf.ii. !a
th-'ir Pliyeo'iil i..ii't;;i.jiiiitnl IMii-tioltij;i U kvt-M'uicut,
withfiii tthich liu n-vT rosil'l li.ivo h r(-M up to iny
Htonhhitn; I'tin-i. It tlimiM nsii -utltT' l th it Hit
Uutnuic iViy-tli l:in hi loniiri curt thoou'lil Iniposnblf.
f yoiih ivy trio, itihtTM aii'l pt noicLi-f, It yu wi.'li to
attjoy H' km I In aith an J (tin; lil, if yon au h iw, vi niti
Mi III, fmiinitiilcnlioti iiii.l luifrvlfwn are kUH-Mt
privute auil cuunilonllul. MtMval Jimihdl,
TACTS ARB STU2DORN THINGS I
liriirvlmt i li lMilln.lt l.liln rorri.jii. lent t.iyt in Hie
C .miiiiuuwualtli, Wilmlnuioii, IKdawam, Ulh ul Ainl,
"An KnirMth Ki.nll.Mii.in. furmrrlv roniiMliil with ttie
Itrlll.li Army, ami win. bIj Ii-k liiin.,.r tl.d Knvliak ll.j.
Iflllic rnlfl tll, n:ii ul lull, tillllunl .IIIOXH'II.IVC ri.pitn
tluu Iiitv l.y !iiliill in cnriii;ill ui tmu-r t'cuuil.int.
fi.'lim of liil i.iilit.fils I liiivo rt.nver.l will), ami ih,y
piiiuoiinoti IiIm rcnit'iliod mi. I itimli' of tnMtnifitl na v.tjt
muonor. S. ime li.ni- ln r..ii.ivj aif l.y iinuic. The
im..liriti( lio HH...I la iliHiilleil l.y liiinlf' fruin ariuiuj
lit-rlH n.!iM'-,f.iii..j rare cnntiive iii'mrtU-..
"H'hiif ail hie iu I Im nriii.r lit. il.vuM hla I.J.iro
mnmHIIil l.i H tli. ri.ll.'ll ll.ly .,f till) Hir-rU prialliri'il l.y
eiTliiin m-.l i -i n it r nt nn.l IhtIh mi nil in iihut uf iiii.
eaiK-a. It w.iii4 Iu Im. t'.mml u i-nni ami mit'iIv nim-y
fur all tin' Ills Unit II.. !i U lii'ir to' Hi. iii'mllii. It
aliiMiiy uli-nsivi', ami ii ilnlly liii-ri'iiltiit. In tin nun
iliiinta tn uhirh v in. ili mi. .ii.j,.,-i., ,0 I, ,, ,.,,,, ,),
aa l.iii. iinmiM.r it .re liuvn I'Mtitiril tlmt tlicy unit nut
only ihi.lr nv.!it pHnl l,.il,li. Init thmr liiua, U tU
kill ul l!ii. KutUlt lSitnnk I'liy.Khiu."
?! KORB GOOD 1MEWS!
mom. HIC2X auo reliadlb ad.
THORITY.
Tli Bit inlc Rrmoillinif P iftur Itnplim.l, lb, Enztkh
S'linnic I'l .i ..hi, ni'tiT f..il...l yiit 10 nii.kii a jHirlit,
ruuiuti. aim a.riiiiimui vnru ul Abu
FK1VATX3, SECnET, AND VENEREAL
EISEA5E3,
Without tha nn of M"rnny, witliont litmlranre frnat
tniiiTicitH,iuit without fi'irof ilicovTvor fxKwiirt,
diM'lly ittiimiiH, nihh m afHiiic, tint vu'ium, t iuiii, or
any oitu-r titUoii. No tnon oiy nor anyhaiily miiii'tuld
ii'ithiiitf hut pun-lr V' lh.'.lf lliitiiiiinii liiWilif ure
npcJ Ky ihiiHoioh'rful H tunic riiv-.i l,m. Iht JluUnle
K'-tiifiliHri iii'vcr yt fV. to ri'o tho in out ulmtiniita
unit the ni'Ht il;iiiii'rtmi iiiitia, aiil to ii'inovoalt no-r -npy
ami oilier iiiiinritlca Ttoiti t!n systrni Hlttu all uthur
KciiK' lhH liii-i i.itl-'!. Mtiifutt Journal,
good tzi:vjz ron single men
CONTr.YiPLATIMa MAKIUAGB.
flwir what th( BItlinnra cmrnnpon'it uf th0iJ
llow, M'HMiflbuiu'. Maryland, aiid uu Thurnd.iy. liiu JM
May. I ''".
41 Numcroiis enmanf rlNPHCM mnartl liy party lii'llvra
tlon iiaviuii Ikh'H iifrti't'iiiril hv the KnuImIi lltatitc I'hy-
ii'iau. 1 l fl it my duty, h ivhivti kn k.kMiif tin in, to
ii.tc tin ! i t. iK-iicviii); thut iudointzno 1 may do a tH-rvito
tot tic H'iT riiitt. OiMTiiM'in particular that of a young
man in thU city h vvoi thy of nut, lit had I'octtiiic tho
victim of a liahit, th tinr iilliwimi to nhicli i-antHiii
ahnd lor, iin'lattrrycai-itfit!iiltriii)Hnddirtoriiit:avf up
alt lo'pi'ii of ivcuvety. Ho wiHhf.l to marry, and w
iM'liivrd hy ift mvwt a girl it ?or liniftl wordi
ttltiT.ti.in, lujt ha vaa fourfnt. iuroiiti,aiid pntrateil.
Iff iiird not ! en aiToimt of the flmttond ntute
hid fvntom. Ho fought relief at tho hand of tin Ha
tank Phy-fi'-ian, ami, a-ttonintiinj; m it mity m-v all tha
lot uu and vior of youth lou rotnrntHl, mid ies ia aiw
tha liuppy fiitlicr of u i :;ir or bright Uy.M
NEWS TOa TUE LADIES.
A - PREVENTIVE TO ZXAVS CHIL
DREN. Hfir wli it tlie Cinciiiuiitl Weekly Preu n.iya on tha 8th
ol' March, lbu:
We are decidedly opiK-it to drugs and to urivtrtltid
rotitclioi for tho prcvcnli'in of hnvin children, hut na
foci It uttr duty to achiiuvVdo a iMMiottt from any and
front ovcry atnrco wlo-n it I fur the rdiuf of milkM iitg
hiinmnity. A f;ut h;m cmno to mir kuoHllfjj that
oiilit to U promuh'aU'd and widely circnl.itcd for tha
benefit of those Indict wIkho dtdicatn heailli m.tUti It
utcnoiary to pruvcnl any tncrcHM of family.
Alxoit twflvo month it iitlcr marriage, a ldy t.f or ac
qiiaiittunru kvo hirth to a daughter, lut hot i.t!orflitf
wore so i;rt-ai that hor phytiician drtfpairoditf hor ivctn .
cry. 'inii inn-Jo berdivitd Ihe wry thoihtsof again In
Cuming a inothfr. tho tiifd 'i tiling to piuvuut a
rt'pclitiouof horrinftiTi:if;, hut without miivvo dinr. Two
man iiuo anu uatu.tiu rotthuud, hut hor uf
hjritiM werfrio ti.it thitt tho child dicl, and hot own lif
a inwuhoil uf. hho hkh ttild hy lit-r fKinily phyaii in
Unit if nhali'idanyniorcchildivn iu-fc.in-1 hr H!'o aontd
Uf tho I'ui lcU. A iul the leiumlia alio hrt-l ud bot-jra
bad ttlUl, aha uiuwieJ to ttw ltctanio FliyalutiUt. lr.
roa ms
PP.EVCilTlVE TO HAVE CHILDREI
III, rui)t.i!l'lil t'loili-ilirj "fi'.'Ct ; tliey not only ir
ventiil licr from Imvin? r.lii ..ir. ii, but iliry aliuliiiptinc4
iir huallli. "To run iTur., ah T111M.S ab ruKB."
Ilia Ll'.'unio I'liyaii'ian'a runniilm can l nvcim.
menili-il, ln'tai.w lin'J are iunnaiut ami fciff. Tlwy
oiht.iIc wilhuut cuu.iiiB i. knw. or exiuiure. Tlicy tin
not IntBif.ro vitli tli dit or ucciiiatU'n. Tliry ilo
uot Injuia the liuillli, but ury ure twtain i:i Ibtir
.irect .). l'AM'OST, M. U.
II. MKlUtiS, M.l).
Anywlioareaiin'.'rlT'tt. nnmattcrwhit tlnlrcomi'lilct,
can call on liiu B .tanic I'li.vi. im coi.ilJeutialiy. TUy
may rely upuu rullof. Hi. otlice la at
NO. 221 EAST MADISCM STREET,
CEttCACO, ILLINOIS.
Conmiltatton dally. Pnnilnya nc'ttrf. Odlee honn
bum 10 A. i'l. & clack I I.
wremona at a distance may commniitrate cnxri
tirNTULt,r liy Hitlw, If tln-y IiiiIom W K IH4LA H, r.J
Cl.innlutiim K, In encll letli'r. All lrtteni,coinuiunl
catinii", ami liitorvlowt, are strict ly irivatn ami cmiH.
Initial. N" anawer will 1 glvcii 10 lettera uula on
miliar I. ImliwJ aa a Coutultativii Km.
fer Personal interrieira granted to Gentlemea oulf.
Consultation fee, One Doliur.
All business with
LADIES
to be done by letter.
Addreee all leitcra m followa:
DR. RAPHAEL,
EDS NO. C273, POST-OrrtCS,
CIIICAQO, ILLINOIS,
CADTI0X TO TUE PUBLIC.
Ir. W. Itnphavl haa nocuniiH'iioD ilh PBOTESSOB
lir. W. M. Bajiluel, or witU any otlnir gnutlemaa
tlie kuiio fiiuutf.
OB" Cut tills ailri-rtliwmimt out. When you coma,
tiring it with yon anil ahow it to the girl wfco Vfena Uie
iloor. To yioreut uiiautfcoa, aak to
SES THE DCCTOR HIMSELF.
"Widtu a.
A "BIG THING."
Yon my tallt of California
And iu yclljw gnld- n stores,
And ti c new Smie t'f Nevada;
Of W mir.es of silver ami ore,
Bui the Stat. of Pennsylvania
Of hrr buagting niv c.irt spoil
With her wondrous wealth tlmi; flowing,
From its miolity beds of oil.
. Ciior us Then it's work away and digatvay
itriiiinj t'.roui tho ami.
h re ) u go butli liijjh uml low
Aie tiilliiiiij of .lie oil.
AnJ to Iiiii gre't Ti-icovrry
A l'Ui:er uiii'i nnu b rill
He p!.t;i:eJ tow p neioea
l'reity deep.y in the earth;
One iU he pulifl a hm ket fi.U
And put thin .Iuaii to toil.
And whim he went to tike th.'in up,
Tiie put wis full of oil.
An oil barrel nnco ! fe'lacro's;
J'y "'in I did spmiii;
I went to we a dn. tor to get it set oain:
I Im nd Kim d ggiiigHt a well,
SjI I he, "tn') it wilii Petruleum,
Then tale a d4 of oil."
T!ie Ini'or !eve his hp bird,
And lie Catprnler his plane;
Tho Barber, Cohler, every one
II s uii u ii the bruin,
A v.ife unio her liuibtnd said,
Ai he .wg oul to (nil,
"Wlnt (.hull we have fur dinner, level''
He only answered "oii!"
A loversits a courling,
4nu his tli'iu,;litJ li ih)e j divide,
One hall iipnn I'elroleu m,
I lull' on hi-interded bride,
Ho suddenly her waist d seize,
And she his wi,!i tn foil,
La, John! si.e aaid," wlnt do you want!"
Siiid lie, "u lilile oil "
MARK MERIDEN:
MARK MERIDEN: —OR—
MARK MERIDEN: —OR— MARRIED AND SINGLE.
BY MRS. H. B. STOWE.
' Ci.mo, Maik Meridun! d m't ect
h d'iwi i itu an old grandtalher be-!-iro
Mr tiim a j rtty wilo's a
(roily jbing, Murk, nd a pn tty
lixtisu is a ;jrt;tly Utiny but h.inr
t! iiiii) miiot huvo a littlnoi lit'a "
AUrk Meiidin stood at liisdifk,
tziviiij; a lust lonk at UU bonks, while
Uui baiilurd thu lomnali tlie mer
ry lilB gdtl Billitlir -tlio Don ol
all Dons., wua tlius nr'ii on Li iu
claims i.l' a projictnl tro io lhat
tvcninj'. Now Uuii. whs precisely
tlio iiienHt'iiin r lor biicIi an embassy
lit'ro was Inn in tlm twinkle of his
bluo eve, and a worlil of watery in
iliutumot his brad, and pair of
tii'nad Togttili dimples that went
ili dinp, in and nut of bis cbft-ks
Very limo bo spoke, and bo lnid hold
"I. .M irk's arm to drti nitu away. -lint
Mailt Bbook up bis hand, and
ri:;ished eiinitiiiiig u; a cjlumn ol
iuuttB put tuu blotting papi-r in
iiio boi.'k, and Ihj boo!; into tho
(luce, wioed lit- pun and, at !ust,
tiirnina to Hen, siid
"I think 1 won't Ibid timp."
"HiCHU-o!)ttttiitiu" said Mark.
Mniliifly; "Ucauso I have an odd
ancv that I obould likt; the pleasure
if Mra
Meridtii'a
company bater
illlS fcVC!J!!ig.
"Hang Mra Mrridcn beg pardon,
Mark httng myself for saying an -init
unit don't like to fine a lellow
buried ulivi ! come, take a teal
wnki- up witii n "
'Thai.k you.Be.i., but I liavCTi1!
heon Htileep am! don't need it. So
I'll go homo and fcce u,y wife" and
Inreat tnrtad a resolute etv-p homo
a aid as. a well trained husband
"iig.'tt.
"Now," says one of our readers,
"wlm was Ma.k Meriderd" Yon
xould not have asked, good reader,
il yon hnti lived m the town of
when b
is namo first appeared on the!
of its most fadtionaMo shops,
ontaido of
"Mark Merideu, surrounded by
tin ee waving insignia of grace and
fashion that peung belles need to
have their oca tnired off from be-
iiolding. Everything in the tasteful
establishment told of well arrnuged
buaineas, ar.d Mark himself, tho
mirror of fadiion, faultless iu every
article of costume, quick, attentive,
polite, was every day to be teea
:
Ihtio wi'ininir 'ioliitn (minimi I'mm
mi sorts or people." Murk s uli
bi'Punio the n-sort for IiilMi ton i
r-t r ------------
litshinnablo txclianco, tho promenade
ol iieamy and w'al.li wbo cann
there to be enlighti nod a? to tin
ways slid moans of disposing of ibuii
ourpltrt revenue to see and to be
een So attentive1, rjolito. and con-
'tideraie wss Mark, bo profound lif
bows, so bripht bia eyes, so unexcop
tionab'o bi vcbit.kera, that it inibt
buve pioved a dargerous resort foi
the luditm, bad net a neat, tasteful
hmiBti K'lirjf up in tbo iitsibbi.rlioi'il
been currently reported aa tbu future
r ti'dtnw of an already Mrs Mri Ion
n 1 in a low imniha, th hone
B atiy itirniahod, auti tastefully fnr
iiithed, rettived a very pretty lady
wbo called berni-li to that effect.
jSho wi sa iruly refined and lovely
aotivin aB ever KitMied tho center
flower in a liotjieotia bemiet, and
Mtuk ujii'ht jat!y bo pnrdnncd for
h.jvin ,'i.i noud ugail) uh opinion o'
luiiirfoli' lor having r been fortunate
emiit.li to 8. euro Rr.
'ilaik had an exieruive circle ol
1 .
uumiiiHe ami pli iunio atqiiainta'ic t
lor be had been out ol thu sociul,
tni) aniotiuble sort, wlicsu mime)
H'jn raliy louud ita way out of hie
ptH'kut iu very lair proportions to tli
r; to it eaiiiii iu. la bliort, bo wa-i
given to clubs, oyster-supper, mid
now and then a witu? party and vari
ous otber social iirivileiita lor flevn
tit " lilies spirits ttttd (Icpieesinir onu'd
cash, tiiat aixuiiid auioiiL' eiilii'lituii-
. . . "
edeoitimiiiiiiifg.
Hut, iiuvenlieleflB. at tlio bottom of
Mark's head, the ro was a very eho
sluiaial etrrttuinot a certain quality
CflJ led comiiit'ii 8ono, a trait vtbicii,
U.ouyh it was never set down in any
chart of phrenolnjjy, may very justly
bn called a laculty, and oue too which
ittKes a very striking ditlerencua
moiij! people ne tlm world fcoes. Iu
consiquincu ol being thus conatitu
ted, .Murk, when In found bimseil
it; love wnb and eng-ted to, a very
pretty girl began lortllect with more
than ordinary aerionsneHa on his
Imbits, ways and manneis of life.
U a!Bo t'tok an accurate 6urvcy ol
biiaintss, formed an average esli
tuate ol his future inconio on tbo eo
be ebt probabilities, and determined
to ivo a litllo even within tbat. lit
also provided himself with a snial
acoiitint book, witli which ho fntundou
to ivo in habits of very cloat
atmiitiutitnce, and in th'is bonk l.i
deained lo mite down ull tiie gavinui
cotiHtqtii nt upon the retteticbtnen!
ofoertrtin little extras before allude.!
to, 'in which he ha 1 been in the babil
ol iiretty Ireely icduling himself.
y pon thu present ocoamon it had
cott him eomotliin-j; of an tffirt to
aajj'Mio," for Mink was one of your
easy ''clever fellows" to whom the
enunciation of this little syllable
ctuifea as niiicli troublo as tbo gutter
alapl tho freraiau. H iwevei, when
hi; ;une insight of bis parlor win
dows, through which a bright tin
wagebill lug when ho entered ami
lousd tho clein glowing heartlt, the
ensj chair drawn up in Irotit, and e
pairjof iMiibroidored e'ippera waitli'g
lor i i m qiiito at tlieir h ieure, and
tibc o nil. when be redd the quick
g!ai i-e of welcome in a i;a:r ol vcrv
britit eyes, Mark forgot a! out 1'tiii.
&.i!i(iid, ai'd all buciiLi -r Iriuiuh un.l
tillutpnieiitd whateoevir, and thought
hiui(lf aliyut the bappieit fellow ou
tartu
Ti nvfTiinj? f3t?0'l ofrapidlv bv
the !'fc!p of music, RaJ:. aud iitih.'
htnal talk ot wincli newly manipii
peope jnneraily lind 9tip;jl', and
the next inorniuj found .dark ot ear
ly bisint-c h'.'uts witli as ficteJy c
hand and aa c ;ol a "henl a if there
had heou no Rueh things as bachelor
frolics in existence.
Late in tho afternoon, Ben San
ford lounged in lo ogle a few of the
ladies, and above all to rally Mark
on losing tlm glorious fun of the
evening before.
"Upon my word, Mark," be be
gan, "we must bavo you put up for
Selectman, yon aro becoming so ex
tremely ancient and venerable ir
your warg, however, you aro to be
txcused,'" ho .Md. '.inrriKtn..n0i
considered -femalo li.flneiici! al.l
vttii, i.v a uuu nuan, tuin luui-
riagel"
"Better try it, Mr SanfonV'euid p
bright saucy girl, wLi, with he:
laughiug companions, ware standing
close hy while Ben was upeaking.
"Ah! Madam, the wherewithal!"
said Ren rolling up bis eyes with a
trazio expression. "If some clever
pld fellow would ba 80 obliging aa to
ne now. and Jeavo mo a lew thou
ant --then, ladteb! y.,n shou'd see."
Lot speaking of ko," said
jiaitv, wtien uu saw me luate.A busy
vor somo laces ho had hisr thrown
on the counter what did
'glorious fun' erst youf"
your
'I'lX.I.! noihino! only a ton-du!
iut oiu, notuin in m r.uiLP
know?" '
you
"Nothing in your pnrae! not
uncommon incident nft r ttiete uaf.i-
iotis,"6ai J ilark iHiighing.
"Old hang it all." iai.1 B,r.
'tootrut! I i mii not no remedy for
dii c.iiPiiiiipii(1 f tho purse,
Mi tHls'Mtl bays; bo.vever. thf
world owes mo a living, and so, good
tnoining."
Ben Sanfurd wa jest one of that
clan of young men of whom coiatnon
report goes, tint they can do any
thing they please, kn I who coithidcr
this point as so wtll it.tauiiel.ed, ttiat
tney (Jo mt think it nicen.iiry.t, il
lustrnt.j it by doing any thin;' ht all
tie was a iawver of ooi.il ti.l..i.io
.in J woultl huvo hdd an txitiieive ion
of lufici'gs, had ho not bum one ol
class of ;ieop!a never to Im Knurl
when wanted. His luw hooka and
aw idhce mw f.r iefs of him thhn
certain fashionable places ol rtnort
where bis liaiidsouie person gi. cured
fo hiiu a welcome rccetttion. H.-n
id some little properly I. -It him bv
iia father, iiibt tt:ouli aa Im n4. il
laughingly to qiiuto. "to koep him in
ghivt.8 and cologne water," and for
;hc rest, ho seemed vastly contented
with Ins oid maxim, "iho world
owes me a living," forgetting that
tho world can bouietimes prove us
po.ra paymahter as the m at fHsh
ionabie young getitlcmau going.
But to return tu Mark. When he
had settled Ins accounts at night, be
took liom u pigeon hole, i:i tiitt detk,
thu litllo book uioieriau.ed, and eu
terud aa follows: "To ono real wuke
p, S10," which being done, lie loc
ked his desk, and returned cuce
mora to Mrs Merideu.
Days Hew on and tho shop of
Mark bfcame iicrna-ingly popular,
and still from t:mo to tiinfa ho was
assailed h" tho kind of temptation we
have described. Now it was "Mark,
my dear lellow, do join us iu our trip
toG e;1' and now, "Oome,
ny old fellow, let us have a spree at
F s;" now it was the club.
mow the oyster supper but still
Mark was invincible, and as one or
another gaily recounted the Watery ol
'he scene, ho silently committed the
itnouut of the expense to hia little
book. Yet was not Mark cynical or
unsocial. Ilia refunds, though linn,
were invariable gool na'urcd, a'lii
though ho could not be drawn a
liroad, yet he was ui.nuebtiona'o'y
pen banded at h"tiie. o buuae
had so warm a tv-clcoino no diiintr
tablo could be more bountiful or
more fro-nly oiwi fir tim
behoof of all gentlemen of the din
ning out ordei--no tea table present
i.-d nr -re unt-U'eptionuhlo tua&t. and
there was no evening lounge m ire
easy, bomesliko and tbecilui. than
on the sofas in tho smi' tuilora ui'
Mark Merideu. They also (rave
evening parties, wLere ull wai bril
liant. taslelul, and well oidcrcd; nud,
in (3 io, notwitlistaudlng h:s short
a a i .
coming-', MarK was Ctt D.vn as a
oiH-n hanJci fellow a ill.
At the end of t'uo )C;tr, Mark cuti .
up the a'-couiit in hi little book, a-id
was mignt.iy ar-omsuea at it, lov
witb ail his ideaa ot the pjwer of
numhura, he hid do id.-a that tiio
twos and fiircs, and tons, and ones.
which on grtuwrorsiiulier occasions,
had found their way mto hia columns.
would amount upto.asum so consid
irablo. Mark looked about bim
the world was going woll bia bnsi-
ncsa machinery moving in exact
touch and time his huuae where
was) there a prettier otiej where a
place more replete with every home
drawing comfort? Had he lost any
dung in pleasure toe year pastf
Mark thought not, and therefore aa he
walked homeward, ho stepped into
the bookseller's aud ordered some
books of superb engraving lor Mrs
Merideu, and spoke to a garden-r
to send aonio elegant flowering ex ic
ics. for which ho had heard her t .'
preES an aduiiralioa some evuuiiig-
before.
That same evening cam a in Bju
San ford, aa' be ex prised it, 'in the
very depths of indigo: lor yourg
gentlemen whoso worldly matters
invariably go on wrong end foremost
will some time's bo foand jo tbh con-
j
-
i
sn
as
, dittt.n. hnvnva . i.
their. lock of animal epirils
' I'my, B,, w,nli, tu9
tha maltprf"
sa n ftiaik kindly, m the lati f
stretchej hirajalf at length, in an arm
chair groaning aadibly.
1 01! a billions attack Hark--cilfiotiiakirrs
bdlsl tiilors' bill.!
boardiDg hooso bills! ill of th..,,.
sent for New Year's ..-resects, ha
email" "
M .ik was 6iient for a fuw ro
ruot.ta, and Ben continued, Cx-i,
foun'l it, Maik! what's tho Pens., nf
living, ii a fellow ia to bo bo v.i
poor I Here you, Mark, born in dij
sumo town itb mo, and your
than 1 aro. by souij two years tuu
imtfj nouae as snug aa a man in e 1
a.-k a wife like a;i angel pei.o
and plenty by tho builiel, and all
comea of having a good run "of lack
in tli6 money lino" and Baa kicked
hie slippers agiiiut tlio iDdtiroa
moal euargotically.
"What 1m bncorai ol Emily t.
?" asked Mark afuv a pame.
"Boor eoul!" and Bjti, "Ti.ar
aho is yat, with all sweetness and'
patience, waiting till sucit a luckloss
icip!gr.ico as I M.) giva her a h jra-j
and husband. I wish to my eoul for
Iter sake, I could atfjrd to bo mar
ried. and have a homo of my own
hesi lea, to tell tho truth. 1 am tired
of this rambling, acra-ublin . out at.
olbiw, slip sli tj life."
vfiy dotit you gdt marriodf'
questioned Mark.
'MVhy djii'tlftobj sure uidruy
tailor s bills fjr fjjl, an I a baird
bill for hoaw rdiit, au 1 my shoe bill
for broai and butterhey? Would
you recommend a Door eirl ta trT
me, Matk, all thingi coii3ideredr'
said Bun bitterly.
Mark reflected awhilo ia .KeiiC",
nd then drew out bij boji, bis lii-
tie book, to whicU m boforo al!u 1.
ed.
"Just look at this account. Ilnn "
said he; "I know you havo fiirja
luit just for onco." Ben gbtaced a;
it impatiently, and laughed when h i
read over the two or three first item
out ins iaco lengthened as bo pro
ceoded. atid ?dark dut6Ctei a sort ol
whistle of astouisbmsnt aa he .- .
the sum total.
"Well, Mark," ha exclaim,.!,
41 what a very old gentlemanly, con
siderate Uick is this of ytmrn, t a;;
behind your counter so c -.llv noting
down the cot and c nio io' of li .mr
little frolics, really it is nio0t e i.iv
ing! How mucb you inuHt haveeu
j iyed your superior discretion and
forethought, ' and Ben laughed, bnt
not wjtb hia usual glee.
"Nay, you mistake," flaiu Mark.
'I kept this account merely to see
what I had been in tho habit of spo
nging myself, and as ya and I havo
always boon lunl and glove in tvetv
thing, it answers equally for you!
It was only yesterday that 1 summed
up the account, aud i assure yju th j
result surprised myself; and now,
Ueu, the sum here set dowa, and
muck more as you please, is freely
y. ur d t-p itial, to clear off old sc j.- n
.or th'.'yoar, provided ou w'ul aj
cept with this little book as a Nl.
Year's gift, and usa it twelve rao:.tln
tie tiavo dutiej and it', al lUU eUi.'. .'
t'lu; tiuM, yn aro n A ready to in ro.
iluce mo to Mrs Sauford, I aia oucj
mistaken. '
Bv:.i ii-ddpod Ui3 friend's ban-1
in: j'ibt t .on the entrance of irt
M- rii'eu pre veined liia reply. Mark,
h ;w. ver, saw with Batisfactiou that
he put the book carefully iu his feet
pocket, and buttoned op bis coat with
the air of a tnau who is buttoning up
a new res dution.
When they parted for tha nig'tt
Mark said with a smile:
"Ia case of billbua attacks, yo.i
know where to send for medicine '
Ben answered only by a fervent
grasp ot the band, for his throat felt
too full for him to answer.
Mark Meriden's book answered
tha purpose nmirably. Iu less than
two years Ben Sanl'ord was the most
popular lawyer in .. aud as
Jy a housekeeper as you migbt
wish to see, and, ia conclusion, aa
this is a lady's story, we will just ask
our lady readers their opinion on on
point, u:id it this;
If Mrs Merideu had been a woman
who nudcrstood what ia called
catching a beau,' better than secur
ing a husband if she bad nevsr cui
led her hair except for company, and
thought it 4 degredatiou. to ioow .
bow to keep ii boase .comfortable,
nould tbeso thicgj have happened?

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