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VINTON COUNTY, OHIO,
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, ; 1873.
The McArthur Enqiiirer.
J. W. HOWttN, Kdllo, and Proprietor.
Tortus of Subscription,
Onn copy, niu .vciir.l N) I Ono ropv,8moa fl DO
lno;iiy, limns.. . 78 1 One eopy, linos. 50
11 not iuiil within lliu vcar 8 00
Clubs of Twenty "., ... (SO 00
Tito McArthur KX(jmui;n circulates FHEE
Or POSfAtiK within the limits of Vinton
The MoArthtir ICsyi'l'iKK anil The Chrl
tlan Witnem will lit' Hunt to one. persou one
yenr fur f.l (Hi.
A failure to notify a discontinuance nt thu
end of the time subscribed for, w ill bo tukeu
as a new cnagi'incut for subscription.
The space occupied by 10 lines of thin (Non.
pareil) type shall constitute a Bonni e.
i Utile mid Figure Work-
-50 cents additional.
12 in on.
4 ti on
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5 0!) 7 (XI
7 00 ' 10 (Kl 15 00
110 12 00 18 (ij
10 0,1 : 15 00 2(1 00
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. Legal Advertisements fl 00 pur square for
fli'Ht insertion; nml 50 cents per square lor
tiuch tidditioniil Insertion.
Husiness Curds, not exceeding linos, 15
jm; ryun ' .,-.' ! .. . ,,.,....,,.-,. ,.,
All bills ilncon lirsl Insertion of advertise.
- nieur. . . ...
Hills wllli regular advertisers to bo pnid
JIiikIiickh Notlcosi-lOct'iitHiiliin!. Mnrriiice
Noticrrf-itecoHliii,' to tlio liliemllly of the
Yeiirly n.lveitlccru entitlcil to quarterly
Ailvei liseineiilfi nntntlierwlmi ordered, will
lie roiitiiiucd until ordered discontinued, and
clmi'iced nccoi'dlnglv. ,
Marietta & Cincinnati Railroad.
On and nltiir
November 0, 1KT2, Tiiiiiib
rnn ns IoIIowh;
t - co ii to
't. as a i-- is .; fT-fSJjttrtMH-.-c'i
2 - ? -
:i 3 i 3:
r 3 'e'P "C. rtlrT h
to i t- x 2 - rraiij-';
f S t f
;? 1 r. w rj i1 n 3! !C c
t'jr.r.rd-.ii i ; a v n n n & n:
CI NCI N N ATI KXI'mcs" will run daily
oilier tiains d uli , ev.'e .( Sundav.
CINCIN N ATI ' KXI'KKSS K.YST, niakei no
ntop between llnindeii and Allien.
4:ik) p. in.
8:45 a. in.
11:45 p. 111.
6:15 a. 111.
V'.KO p. III.
TIIAINSCONNIOI 'f AT l,d V IX AS 1)
For nil points on the Utile Imitmi W.iil'oa l,
and at the linlininriulis & 1 'iiie.iin iH llnll
road Junclion I'm all imaiis West,
Master ol T,aii'';iorlMtion.
Ind., Cin. & Lafayette Railroad.
Great Through Passenger Railway
to all Points West, Northwest and
Till In (lie Slioi l I.Iiik via Inillinniolls.
Tim lire it Thro i:r!i Mail a i. I:xihc.h I'ii i
HonKor Line to ,:, l.oi.i-, i 11 iu I Ity, M. lo
si'jili, ieuioi',San i'i it., pi' o, ml all points in
Mis Mini i, KuiisH. a.11'1 1 il 1 11 to.
Tlieshmtol and only ilinvl. 1011UI to In
illiiuapidls, Lafayette, Tcrrc ll.uile, Cam
liildget lie, Hpriiiglleld, i'eoiia. lm lliigion,
lilcago, Milwaukee, HI. I'ii 1 1 1 , and nil points
in the Northwest.
The Iniliuimpolls, Cincinnati .V l.afavctlc
llallroad, wllli lis noiiiiertiiins, now oilers
passengers inure facilities in Through Coach
ami Mucping Car service than any other line
from Cincinnati, having die icliania re of
Through Dally Cms Irom Clncinnntl to St,
I -mils, KansiiH Cllv, SI. Joseph. I'eoriii, llnr
lington, ( lilcago, oinalia, and nil Intel mediate
poluli, presenting to Colonists mid Families
miicIi comforts and itccoiiiiiiodiitlons as are
Hlt'onlcd by no other route,
Through Tickets and llngg.lge ( hecks In all
Trains leave Cincinnati i)t7:30a. in., 8:00 p.
in., nml (1:00 p. in. .
Tickets call bo obtained at No. 1 Diirnct
House, corner Third and line, I'uUlle I. mul
ing, comer Main and Rivci ; ab-is at Jicpnt,
corner I'liim and Iv.i.l sticeis, t iiiclnnali.
Ilesnro t.i 1 1 11 11 Ii 1 . tickets via Indianap
olis, Cincinnati A I.llluvclle lllllln.ail.
(I. I.. IIAIIIMN(Ji:i(,
.Master TiaiiHooi l.itlon, l lui luiiatl,
( . Ii. I.OUli,
I lilcf Ticket clerk. I liiclnnall.
Great Through Passenger Route,
TO KANSAS, NEBRASKA, COLORADO,
NEW MEXICO, UTAH & PACIFIC COAST,
IS VIA THE OLD RELIABLE
Hannibal & St. Joseph
SHORT LINE, VIA QUINCY.
TIIIIKK PAST. KXl'ltKSX TltAISS
CifisHlhoMlHslsslppI at Qiilnrv, and Missouri
at Kansas Cily, on Iron lliblges. with Pull
man sleeping palaces and pala.edav couches
urn tiuliicy lo St. Joseph, Kahsitst'lty, lieu
ir,.no!iriisKiiciiy aniioiiiaha, wllliuitl c,l
All the great through Passenger Lines from
tlio East connect Willi Urn Hannibal ami HU
.loseph, by way of (Julncy.sucaii lug passeagora
thu follow lug advantages:
LOOK HliltKI it HAD Til IBM
Tim most elegant ami hiiiiiiM iiuiim through
Drawing Ituinii sleeping Paliiccs mid Day
Conches run In tlio World,
The largest and mo-1 couviuilenl depots and
Through (luggage Arrangements In the Uni
The great rivers nil In'Mircd, avoiding all
transfers and fui riHges; nml all w ho nro posted
will consult coin fori and ecoiioiuv, by taking
this mute la Kansas, Ni!iraskn,('olorailoanii
tlio far West I o thul'aeillcl oust,
fifty He sure vour tleknlH read bv this old
roliablollnn. For sale at all Ticket OfUeos.
For Denver, Cheyenne, Halt Lake, SHma
tnonlo iiml Sail Fiitiiclsno, iiassciigern Imvo
I'holcu of route, either Win Kansas City ami
Denver, or St. Josapli and Omaha.
All connections to Otilucy are direct and
perfect, . L.O. LVFOIID, (luti'l tKtp'U
1'. 11. UllOAT, Ueucral Ticket Agent.
SHORT LINE, VIA QUINCY. BEE LINE.
CLEVELAND, COLUMBUS, CINCINNATI
& INDIANAPOLIS RAILWAY.
On and after Monday, Mnv 28lli, 1871, Kx
ireslialiiHwlll leave Cohuulms andctest-
iiihj nuu urnve n point nameil below as lol
Station; ( No. "
('oliiinl)iis . .11:10 a. in.
Creslllnu ... U:W p.m.
llulliilo .... 10:80
Niairitra K'ls 7:00 a. ni.
llosloii. . .
5:20 n. in.
Crestllno ....12:45 p. in. 8:85 p.m.
I'lttidiurirh.. (1:35 1:25u.m.
lliirrisburK . 7:15(1. in. 11:25
llalllinoi e. 10:40 2:40 p.m.
Wasbiniiton. 1:10 p. ni. 0:25
l'liilailelphiall:15a. in. 3:15
(.'restlinc . ll:3flp. in.
Ken t Waj'no,. 5:.T0ii..iu.
(.'lilcago 13:10 p. hi.
7 :45 p.m.
: 1:15 U.M1.
tfSo. 4, leavinif Colvunbtis at4:10 p. in
in-i a Tbrouirli Car via Uelawaru forHnriniT'
llchl, rciichiiijjrHpriii;lleld without change at
7:20 p. in. . ,
Train No. 2, on thn Columbus & Hocking
v auey icuirona connect witn mi. 4 tiain.
Thionirh Tickets for sale at Athens.
I'ASSKNliKIl TRAINS returning arrlvo at
Columbus nt 12:3(1 11. 111., 11:15 a. 111., and 11:50
a. m. . ..
.Th&r Palace Da? 'and Sleeping;'' Cars
Ull All 11111118. 1
No. 0 leaving Columbus at 2:35 a. 111., on
Sunday, runs through without detention, by
both Id le and New York Central Railwayti,
arriving at New York on Monday morning at
For iiiwtleular information lit regard to
tni'otigu iicivc.ts, time, connections, etc., to ail
points Kast, West, North nml .Smith, apply to
oraddress K. FOIll), Columbus, Ohio. .
K. R. FLINT, (Jen. Sup't.
tleiiural Agent, Col 11111 bus, Ohio.
PasHeiiger Agent, ColiiinlmK, Ohio.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Great National Short Line Route
East and West.
Only Direct Route to the National Capitol
(in and alter Monday, November 10, TrnhiB
will 11111 as follows:
llu. pers Fei 1 v
0 55 Am
2 35 I'm
8 55 "
2 35 Am
0 40 I'm
2 83 A m
6 51 "
8 ill. "
1 :o I'm
1 12 I'm
5 05 "
New Yo; k
' a 1 1 i 1 1 ;j 1 1 1 1 1
. Arrive. ..
Wnvlii iijiton June
llarpci's Feiry ..
( iini'iei l.'ind
12 30 I'm
12 54 Am
8 20 "
12 Oli I'm
8 30 Am
11 45 I'm
4 05 Am
4 25 "
10 84 "
4 00 A in
8 00 Tin
H 60 A m
9 20 "
l ullmnn Palaoe Drawing lioem Sleeping Cars,
Will h aie us i-onilo! table, elegantly furnished
111 1 almost equal to a lire-Miie. are on all
trains , from 1 inciiir.ati to Baltimore and
Vi nshingioii, See s. Iiciiulc of i iuciiinati and
.'an; ictla Itaihoa I rr linicof arriiiuyaud de
.1 , ting from M.-Arthur.
. Ii. aniL.tiigc of this ionic over lillotbem
1 , .ha. :L jrivesull tiaielcis holditvr through
t. tics tin ,:ivilc.'e of visiting haliimoie,
1 ii.l.nl.-ljilii.i, aad the Nalional 1 aoitol free.
liau i';ickciand lines of fan' lower than
b;. llllOtllCi' lotltc.
1 bo Kccneiy along this Itnilivay in not
c ji ailed .iiiiuleiii'oii this t'ontinent.
to siirrrnns of weight.
This line offers nujierior induccincnts tlio
iiii-.s bcii'jr onc-ihinl lower to ami from iios
tau, Nt-i I o; ti, or any other easuirn point.
la onlci log goods of any description Irom the
r.at give ilireelions
o ship tin italtiinore
t MI.IO It. II., illlll III SOIjl
Ding hast give i-aiiii1
OIs, I- H. I'dltS r V.
limed bv this route will
have 11. f jia'ch, and be htiiullcd w ilh are and
live i-lnpiiers much inonev.
J. L. WILSON, ;
Master Tra nsporlat ion, Jlaltimoie.
(J. I!. i'.LANCIi Altll,
(Icn. l-'rou'ht Ag't. Ilaltiinore.
L. M. coli:,
(ieii. Ticket Ag't, llaltinioe.
S. II. JON i:s,
Gen. 1'ass. Ag'l.,('lneiunall.
Columbus & H. Valley R.
Ou and lifter December 10th, lKil, trains will
run as ionium :
.. 0:30 a. m. 2:1.1 p. in.
11:50 a. in. 5:411 p. in.
. 6:35 p. in 1:00 a. 111.
... 3:r " 7::l(l
.. 1:05 0:15
6:10 2:20 a. m.
..12:15 a.m. 8:30
Columbus. . , . ,
I Iceland ..
Indianapolis . .
I lo-e connection made at I. alienator da' Clr
levllle, .jucMVillc and all tioints ontlicCIn
i u u a ti and Muskingum Vallcv Kailroal.
Direct coiincetious made at Columbus for
Davlon. Siitlnirlleld. Iniliiiiiiiiiolls. Chleii.ro
an. I ail points west. Also, lor i luvciami,
llulliilo, I'lttsbiii gh, aad all paints r.nst.
Take the Mocking Valley and Pan Handle
route, toi lilcago and the Northwest: It is the
hliiii'liMt hyslxly-six miles, giving passcugeis
tbebeiiclit uf ipiieker time and lower rates
lilt I) bv any other line.
J. W. DOUIiltrY.Knp't.
K. A. lll'Kl.l.. (ien'l Ticket Ajrent.
Ohio and Mississippi Railway.
It Is Un; shortest, quickest ami only
tt'iii.ing Its entire I rains tliroiigli to
ST. LOVIS AM) LOUISVILLE
Our a. raiucrnenu an 1 connections with all
lines lioni si UniM and l.onlsvillo are per
feet, iclla'ile and complete for .ill points
WEST AND SOUTH.
I'his Is the Shortest and Pert lioule to Kan
as City, Leavenworth, Atiihinna.. tii,.5osejili,
nml to all points In Missouri Kansas aad No
Thiiiitgli Tickets aad full information ns to
time and fare, can be obtained at any II. R.
oDIce or our olilre In Cincinnati.
U. GALLUP, (ion. Lust Passenger Agent,
'J1NCI.W Ai I.
V. It. II ALII, (Ion. Pass and Tlcliet Agt.,
ST. LIU IS.
Cin'ti & Muskingum Val'y R.
On and alter Monday, November 13, lNT'J,
trains will leave and arrive at l.unrasler,
(Sundays excepteu,) as loiinws:
Kj'firtimniiit Mull, Arrmummltithn.
Arr. 10:40 a.m. Arr.7:Up.m.
Arr. 8:50 p.m. Arr. 8:30 a.m.
Direct connections inadii at LAXCASTKIt
Willi trains on the Columhiis and Hocking
Valley Railroad for Athens, McArthur, Chll
llcnlh'o, 1'ortsnioiilli. Marietta, and I'orl.oltini-
D.rect oonneclloin ma.Iu at ANKSVILLK
will trains on the llaltlmore A Ohio R, It., for
P.astnrn Cities: at MORROW and DKKSDKN
.IHNCTKlS Willi trains on thu Pittsburgh.
Cincinnati & St. Louis Railroad, Fast ami
West. Ii. II. I1AILKY, (Ien'l Ticket A't.
C. ('. Waitk, Superintendent,
HOW LOST, HOW RESTORED,
Just published, a new edition of Dr. ill -verwell's
Celebrated Essav oa the radical
euro (without inedleliuij of riperinatori hira or
Seminal Wenkne.n, lavoliintarv Sun inn!
Losses, Impotcney, Mental nml Physical in-,
capacity, Impediment to man lago, etc.; also,
Consumption, Epilepsy and Fits, Induced by
self liiiliilirnnre or sexual exl raviiir.uice.
liV"Prlce, III sealed envelope, oulv fl con Is.
Tho celebrated nutbor, In this admirable
y. cieariy iiunionsiraies irom n tuirty
is siicciwsful pi aclle.u, that the alarming
cuuseiiueiices of self-abuse may he radii ally
cured without thu dangerous use of internal
medicine or thu application of (lie knife;
polntlngout a mode of cure at ime.e slniplo. by
meiinsnf which every Mtillurer, noiiiiitter wliut
his rondltlon may he. mnv cairelilinself cheap
ly, privately and radlctiKv. s
Jlfjjr I'his Le lure should be In thu bauill of
evm y youth and every man In the laud. , , .-
Kent, under seal, III a plain envelope, to any
address, postpaid, on lucelpt of six cunts, or
two postage si imps.
Also, Dr. Culvurwull's "Marriage (Juiilu,"
price 50 cents,
Address Uic Publishers,
CIIS..).C. KLINE A CO.,
P. O. Jlox, 4,ftb0. 127 llowory, Now York,
jft.Ta?OE,3STE"2" JrV XiA."W
Will attend promptly to ull legal business
entrusted to bib care in Vinton and adjoining
counties. OFUCK-In the lteoorder's olllcu.
Will attond promptly to any business given
to hia cure mid iiiaiiageuiunl in auv Louua of
Viiitou and adjoining counties. Office In
the Court House, up stairs.
"Q S. CLAYP00LE, '
I'KOSKUUTINQ ATTOIlNliYOIV VlNTON C'OUNTV.
Will practice in Ross, Vinton anil adjoining
counties. All legal business entrusted to his
care promptly attended to.
JJ0MER C. JONES,
. MoAItTHUR, OHIO.
OKPicK-First door West of l)nn. Will &
Rros. Kspecial attention given to the codec,
tion of claim-.. fw&e
J. V. VAItNEU Proprietor.
Thin Hotel Is In the most convenient part of
the eity-ou Front St., between Market and
Corner High and State Sts., nearly opposite
K. J. BLOUNT Proprietor.
Thm Hotel is furnished throughout with nil
the modern improvements, finest can rely
on the l?st treatment and very low bills.
Street l nrs pass this Hotel to and from all
nni 1 loan ucpois.
- - - Proprietor.
Tills lllllol. 91 fl.U. Inrtf e.-nm Utt. l.,;i..An.l P...
' .uu...,.., niu 111,111 Ull
not. nni u-lii.vii till ti...i...l... u .... .,11
J ............ v. . ..j.n vu ,.ii .luiua uiii
takeineals, has just been greatlv enlarged n ml
thoroughly repaired, painted, Sec, unills now
in complete order for the reception of guests.
I rains stop ten minutes for meals. Terms
jpiTAM HOUSE. '.
Dll. I.T. .MONAIIAN .... Proprietor.
I Ills bollfcfl lonnei 1 . t In. Islunn II riiiui, Ii-ib
necn iiiorougiiiv renovnteil and heiuilliullv
fuinislied. linvlug superior facilities, everv-
uiiiig win ne none to nuiKO guests coiurortablo.
'lnble iilwnyssupplied with tlio best the mar-
net allords.- Nuly furnished rooms and
cleanest beds, (iood Stables. Every effort
mado for the comfort of patrons. All charges
, ,, UToiinerly Sands House,)
Z ALE SKI, OHIO.
EGBERT BOWEN, Pkopriltor.
I Ills House, which is convenient to the 11. It.
depot, Kincu changing proprietors, has been
llioroiiirblv renovated mid lvfnni shed, nml
the present pioprlelor oilers to tiavelcrs ami
ooarucrs mo nest accommodations.
Guild Slableoa the premises.
tifcl?" TKKMS MOST RKA30N ADI.K
Cirrner Sixth and Walnut Streets,
F.J. OAKES & J. T. FISIIEIt, Proprietors.
Jxo. McIstviik A J. H. Connelly, erks.
This house has been onlirolv llnniin.i it...
furiiiidicd and Remodeled, anil is in all re-
Al.I. TIIK I.l Xl'ltlKS OFTHKSKASOW. Tnblo
siirpasseil by none in tlio Wtnt Ample and
pleasant accommodations for travelers. Give
us n call. OAKES CO.. Pronrictocs.
WHOLESALE 1IEAI.EKS IS
DryG ods, Notions, Hoderyi &o.
xxsi and van noutn ii igti street,
C. M. Saok, of McArthur. Is the traveling
agent for the above house, and all orders en-
tiusteii io nun will receive prompt attention.
January 15, 1878. tl.
ESTABLISHED 18 YEARS.
J. F . TOWELL,
WHOI.KHALK DKALEK IS
DRY GOODS, AND NOTIONS I
i-iontst., i'OKTHUoi'TH, Ohio.
J. F. Towell Is llireot. fop severnl Mlllo ni..l
Ills House is hcailiiuartnrs for inanv desirable
makes of Easlern Goods. All goods will bo
sum in me lowest possiuie price.
i lose casn nnyers, nrst-ciass tlmo, trade.
liolesule nedillers and furnaeeninn sen one.
tlnilaily invited lo un examination of his
R. HIGGINS & BR0.,
Marblo Monuraonts, Tomb tone3,
MANTLES, FURNITURE, Ao.,
XiOQ-AST, - - - OHIO.
(llWIll Allttni'Llllltllf flf unlluintttln in
hand. All kinds of CEJIICTEUV WOKKdono
to order In tho linest style.
NANCY 1'. TETTIT, whoso place of resl
deuce is unknown, is notlllcd that Jonn-
I II II tl Potllt did. nil I lie Hist, ilnv of llneiMiilior.
18T2.lllu his petition In (ho ollluii of tho Clerk of
(he. Com t of Coinuion I'lcns. in and for V lnlini
nuiitv. Ohio, chnririnir thu said Nnnev I'.
I'etflt wltll litivlnir been willful! v nbsent
from lilin for more than lliroo years last past,
and asking that ho may he ill voiced from suid
Nancy P. Pettil: which iiullllou will stnnd for
hearing at tlio next term of said court.
.ION A Til A.N 1'KTTIT,
lly.J. M. MoGii.iavKAV, Ills ntt'y.
January 1, ilj7.1-flw.
jinerican Submerged Pump.
"This Best Pump in the Would."
OUR AGENTS report over IIKJO.OOO worth of
property ved from Fire this vcar by (hose
nun ps, lining tno most powerful force-pumps
lithe world, as well as Non-Phkkzino.
Soo October number, page DUO, also tho Pro
mluniLlst, page m of the Americnn Agricul
turist. This iianor never iloenl vim the I mm
Bee uotlco In February number, pngo 45. '1'rv
onn. If it don't do the work clalmod, send (t
back and got your money, as WK WARRANT
our pumps to do all wo claim for thorn on our
Send for circulars nr orders to the Bridge
port M'f'gC'o., No, 55 Chambers St., Now York.
An order for nine No. 1 P nililm auoiims nn
exclusive town agoncy. n-tf,
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Prospectus for 1873 Sixth Year.
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Couocaled within cadi human breast.
Are cltanibonrvast hud deep, ' 1 'J"
Where eye cf strangers ne'er may rest."
Nfl'or may ioa what wclcomo guest,.. , i
(,'ladly ther6 we keep.', J j
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Silent wander thsrej ' o'?. j '.
Haunting those clpuub.ors, as tho dead a
Tlie churchyard, when the day has fled ! '
'.Glioatiy, once so fair. : '
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'. HopeBof oorsnioihido; ' , .
Ami whether storm and winter sleet .
Aro round us, or the sunlight meet '
(Ever thoy abide. . .' ; ', ' ; I ",
And memories, too, of long ago, :
' Gather in each breast; ! i.
Veiled, lest the scornful world should know,
And initio bocirliso we love thorn so ; -.,.
Sacred they, and blest, ' ' '
And io oursplrits, clad In veils '
S ui k on eaith below; ,
"'i-ricpiist grief the heart conceals,. !' ;
What hopes and fears it ne'or reveals '
Only God may know.
! , r
For somo we've loved and trusted long,
Kindred to our souls;
We lift the outer veil, and thoy
see something of ourselves, that lay
Hid by curtain folds.'
But all is not revealed on earth;
Unman hoarts arc deep;
And ever koep wo sacred things
Hid from each eye, but His who brings
"To His beloved sleep."
So live wo strangers and unknown
In this world of ours,
But whore the light of God doth glow,
Heart to heart that light will show
In the heavenly bowers. ' I
A BITTER FACT.
HOW A PROMINENT BUSINESS MAN
WENT TO RUIN.
It is1 but a few years since,
says the Chicago journal, that
the house of Bennett Pieters &
Co., wholesale liquor dealers,
and proprietors of the "Red
Jacket Bitters," stood hiVh
among 011? best-known, most
enterprising and - responsible
firms. In almost every pajier
in the country their advertise
ments were to be seen. Mr
Pieters was a man of fine abili
ties, and besides being shrewd
and successful in business, he
wa possessed of superior schol
arly attainments. His home was
the most elegant and
refined in the city, adorned in
thtj most chaste and beautiful
manner, and gracefully pre
sided over by his wife, an esti
mable, accomplished lady.
yjiiie in tlie lull tide of pros
perity, with wealth pouring up-
on him, Pieters fell. He could
net resist the temptation offered
by the demon concealed be
neatb the rosy hue of the wine
cun, aud his
ip, aud Jus imagination
heightened and his brain
by the sparkling
champagne or his own bitters.
1 . .
The high reputation of his firm
began to feel the effects of his
downward course, and finally
came the crash. Pieters was
ruined ; he struggled vainly for
a time, but the power of the
fiend with which, he had so
long tampered was too great,
and nerveless, and unresistingly
he was hurried to the consum
mation of his career. His ele
gant home soon followed his
business house ; rich and valu
able presents made to his fam
ily were swallowed up in the
general ruin, or went to gratify
still more his unceasing thirst
for drink, until at last he and
they were homeless aud well
nigh friendless. A few months
since ho enlisted in the United
States service as a private sol
dier, and is now with his regi
ment somewhere on the great
Plains of the West. His broken-hearted
wifo has filed a
petition for a legal , separation
from him, alleging that she has
been reduced to utter poverty
and misery through her hus
band's lovo of intoxicating
drink. The 'story of her mis
fortunes is indeed heartrending,
and if anything were yet needed
to urge on the friends of tem
perance and reform it would be
found in the terrible fate of
Pieters and his innocent family.
In .1857" the Delaware &
Hudson Canal company sued
the Pennsylvania Coal com
pany for transportation. That
suit has been pending fifteen
years, and is just now decided
by the New York Court of Ap
peals, to which Court both par
ties had appealed ' from tho re
port of a referee.. The testi
mony taken beforo the referee
filled ten large printed volumes,
giving to tho referee, twenty
thousand dollars fjr his fees.
Tho whole amount of taxable
costs reached nearly two hun
dred thousand dollars. Verily,
law suits arq profitable things
to have about tlio house to all
except tbo parties 1
How to Read.
Thomas' Wentworth Higein-
son says, m a recent number of
the Woman's Journal:
I was , once called upon ' to
prescribe intellectually for a
young girl of fair abilities who
showed no want of brains in
conversation, but had a perfect
indifference to books. She read
dutifully and torpidly whatever
was set before her novels,
travels, . history all Were the
same ; each page drove out the
previous page, and her memory
was a blank. . Her parents ask
ed me to teach her to read : she
joined in the request, and I
consented to tho experiment,
on condition that she would
faithfully read a single book in
tne way 1 should direct. She,
It was in the time of
Kossuth's visit, when every-
oouy was taming about the
Hungarian revolution. The book
I chose was "Hungary in 1848,"
by Bruce, of far more interest
then than now I prescribed it
in daily doses of one chapter.
If possible she was to read that
the chapters being short-
but under no conceivable cir
cumstances was she to read
more. After each chapter she
was to put down in a blank
book I gave her, some remark
suggested by it. She must men
tion something that had in
terested her, or seen the expla
nation of some word, or any
thing else she pleased. Her
comment might be only to sav
that Gorgy was a traitor, or tn
inquire how his name should be
pronounced ; but at least there
should be one sentence of re
mark per chapter. From time
to time I was to see what she
had written, and answer her
questions, if any. This was
the prescription, and she took
1 knew in advance what
would be tlie greatest difficulty.
it was to keep her to one chap
ter. It seemed to her such a
mistake, such a waste of op
portunity, when she could
easily manage live or six chap
ters in a day. Had she done
so, all would have been lost; so
I was inexorable. The conse
quence was that she never fail
ed to read her chapter; and when
she got to the end of it, for
want of anything better to do,
she read it over again, or went
to work with her note-book. It
was a very nice note-book, and
she wrote a beautiful hand.
When I came to look over the
pages, every lew days, I was
astonished at the copiousness
and variety of her notes. Ou
some days, to be sure, there
would be but a single sentence,
and that visibly written with
effort; but almost always there
were questions, doubts and crit
icisms, all of which, I met as I
could. I found my own mind
taxed by hers, and finally re
read every chapter carefully
that I might bo ready for her.
And at the end she told me
with delight that for the first
time in her life she had read a
Where was the magic of the
process ? I suppose mainly in
the, restraint the moderate
pace, and the necessity of
writing something. "Heading,"
says my Lord Bacon, "maketh
a lull man ; , writing, an exact
man." To clearly define and
systematize what you know,
Hints on Shopping.
It is poor economy or,
rather, no economy at all to
purchase inferior fabrics because
they are cheap. Persons in
limited, circumstances often
commit this error. If a calico
at ten cents a yard looks about
as well as one of twelve or fif
teen cents, the prudent pur
chaser will often think it econ
omy to choose the low-priced
goods. As it is low-priced, she
may indulge in a yard or two
more for ru flies or bias folds,
flattering herself that cheap or
namentation is an equivalent
for fine quality. This mistake
may be seen permeating the
entire wardrobe of many sensi
ble people, lho result is sim
ply this: they never have any
thing of really good quality, are
always shabby, and always buy
ing. None but rich people can
aflbrd to buy poor goods. This
rule applies to all sorts of goods
muslins; cloths, carpets and
table linen'. We grudge the
time we see women spend in
making up muslins of low grade
for underclothing. There are
so many stitches . in- a shirt!
And when it lasts pne year' in
stead of two, as it should, there
is just twice as much work done
as need to be. , Better make
three shirts of fine quality mus
lin than six of a lower grade of
muslin. ; :Just so. in flannels,
A nlty-cent all Wool ' Shaker
flannel will wear' two or three
times as long as your .flimsy
cotton ana wool ; stull : a 'few
pennies cheaper; : Especially
in a family of children, fabrics
should be chosen for service
that when made .'up they may
uescena ironi, one , child to- an
other, thus- saving the mother
time to ' stitch : into her tfaiii a
little embroidery of thought and
culture. A few rules with re
gard to shopping itself may be
in place. First Have a list of
articles to : be purchased made
out in black and white. By
this means you will be saved
from sudden temptation to buy
what is not really necessary,
and forget nothing that you re
quire. Second Deal only with
merchants in whose business
integrity you can confide. Third
In the long run one always
does better to buy at one and
the same place than run about
for the purpose of hunting up
bargains. A regular customer
can often get favors denied to
an occasional purchaser. Fourth
Never buy what vou don't
want, simply because it is
An obscure . Englishman has
anticipated Yankee genius in
cheapening this beautiful and
useful instrument, for the bene
fit of the million.' There is a
man who sometimes stands in
Leicester Square, London, says
Household Words, who sells
microscopes at a penny each.
They are made of a common
the bottom taken out
and a piece of window-glass
substituted. A small eye-hole
is bored in the lid, and thereon
is placed the lens, the whole
apparatus being painted black.
These microscopes are fully as
effective as much more costly
instruments sold in the shops.
An eminent microscopist, who
examined some of . them, found
that their magnifvine nower
was twenty diameters. The
cost of a lens made of glass, of
such a power, would be seventy
five cents or a dollar. On cut
ting one of them in two, it ap
peared that the lens was made
of Canada balsam, a transpar
ent gum. The balsam had been
heated, and carefully dropped
into the eye-hole of the pill
box.. It then assumed the
proper size, shape, transparency,
aud polish ol a very well ground
glass lens. The ingenious mi
croscopist has made and sold
these cheap little instruments
lor fifteen years.
A Beautiful Experiment.
The following beautiful chem
ical experiment may be easily
performed by a lady to the
great astonishment of a circle
at her tea party. Take two or
three leaves of red cabbage, cut
them into small bits, put them
into a basin, and pour a pint
of boiling water on them ; let it
stand an hour, then pour it oil
into a decanter. It will bo a
fine blue color. - Then take four
wine glasses ; into one put six
drops of strong vinegar ; into
another six drops of solution of
soda; into the third a strong
solution of alum, and let the
fourth remain empty. The
glasses may be prepared some
time before, and the few drops
of colorless liquid that has been
placed in them will not be no
ticed. Fill up the glasses from
tho decanter, and the liquid
poured into the glass contain
ing the acid will ' become a
beautiful red ; the glass contain
ing the soda will- become a fine
green; that poured into the
empty one will remain un
changed. By adding a little
vinegar to the green it will im
mediately change change to
red, and on adding a little so
lution of Boda to the rod it will
assume a fine green, thus show
ing the action o'f acids and al
kalis on vegetable blues. v
The Frozen Wells of Brandon.
[From the Scientific American.]
About a mile Southeast of
Brandon, Vermont, there is sit
uated a well about forty-one
feet deep, the4 water of-which
has the peculiarity of remaining
frozen all the year nraml In
1859 the owner of the property
began the usual excavations for.
water. . After- passing, through '
four feet of clay and ten feet
of soil, a bed of frozen gravel,
sixteen . feet .in thickness, was
encountered, which rapidly
changed to mud when exposed
to heat. Further digging pen
etrated another bed of clay,
and finally a layer of clean
gravel, in - which . water was
found. As the Winter . months
approached, .ice began to form :
in the well at the rate -of-from
two to four inches over'night,
while during the succeeding
Summer, though the well re
mained open, an occasional
skim of ice would appear on
Eventually the well was
abandoned, but since it has re
mained unused it - is found that
if the Winter ice is not remov
ed when the weather is quite
warm, the water remains frozen
through the hottest , months.
During Apnr last, ice twenty
inches in thickness was taken
out, but as the atmosphere at
that time was chilly. , freezing
again took place. ' On July 16.
of this year, the temperature in
tne shade was co degrees f at
two feet from the surface of the
ice in the well the mercury
same to 6z degrees.
In 1860 four shafts were
sunk in immediate proximity to
tne well without striking frozen
m.Aiin.1 i ii f?A-l. ,1
givuuu, u mm eiiutjavur .was
more successful, but the experi
ment was never completed,
though we learn that it will be
once more undertaken next
Summer. There is consider- .
able speculation in the scientif
ic circles as to why this partic- .
ular locality, possibly two hun
dred leet square, should permit
the Winter cold to descend
through from twelve to twenty
nine feet of clay and gravel,
and freeze a mass of material
averaging fourteen feet thick,
and yet not effect any other
spot composed of similar strata.
Professor Hager is of opinion
that the phenomenon is due to
glacial remains. The beds of
clay which intercept the 6un's
heat and besides 6hed off sur
face water, together with favor
able arrangement of the strata
in connection with its dip. and
the proximity of the outcrop
ping limestone, it is believed,
have protected the frozen mass
from thawing for thousands of
years, while the remainder of
the glacier has long since melt
ed away, leaving only 1 1 s
moraines in the neighborhood.
Mr. Clarence Sterling, of
Bridgeport, Conn., who has al
ready- spent some time in the
investigation of the subject, pro
poses next year to carry down
the fifth well to a greater dis
THE DEATH OF A DISHONEST
It is all over. He was buried,
to-day. lie did not live to be
old, and yet his life was not a
short one. He did a great deal
of business, and was widely,
known. The flags hung at
half-mast, for his name had
been a good deal before the
Yet nobody respected him.
He was not honest; and that
was tho fatal drawback which
always kept him under. He
was shrewd enough and smart
enough, but he never had any
solid substantial prosperity, and
the solo reason was because he
had no inborn, abiding integrity.
Providence so orders things
that dishonesty thwarts the
most cunningly devised schemes
for making money. Were it
not so, thieves would become
rich ; but thieves never become
rich in the true sense of the
word. Their gains are uncer
tain, and their lives are thrift
less as well as unhappy.
Apart from all reference to a
future state of existence, there
is no better platform for this
world, no better basis to do
business upon, than that of the
The feav of 111 exceeds the ill v''