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M'ARTHUR, VINTON COUNTY OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 1873.
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J. W. BOWEN, Editor and Proprietor
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Lecl AdverUaeniente U 00 uer quar fur
Brat tiuprtiou; and 60 casta par eu.ur for
ciusli additional luaritlou. . , '
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Ovootinued until ordarad dlacoutlaaad, and
H. HiaOIJfS 4 BEO.,
Marble Monuments, Tomb Stones,
MANTLES, FUBNITUHE, Aa.,
roaAif, ' - - owio
hand. All klitda of CKMKi'SRV WOUKdoua
Good Anoi tuant of Uarbla conttantlv on
lo oidar In tba nnaat atvlo.
Q T. GUNNING),
ATTOEUBY a T li aw
Prompt attention glraato all lagal baalaaaa
antruttea w ui cara.
0(Uc at bit rlduc. '
J If McQILLIVEAV,
Will attend promptly to any builntu flven
toblacart and iuauagjinent in any Count of
Vinton aod a.!Joliiua tMwulivt. OfriOCXu
PUOalOCTINO ATTORMCraf VlMTON CODMTr.
"Will practice In Boti, Vinton and adjoining
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(rorjnarty HanAa'Hgut,) ', .
EGBERT BOWEN, Propwktor.
Tlilt Hotrta, wblch la convanlant to tbt It. R.
dvpot, alnca cbanjlui propriatoia, haa baen
tlioirmibly ranoTatad and refurnlabad, aud
ilia wUNfiit proprietor Qfftrt to tiayf Ian and
uonrucn ut uratavpuwxiOMailuliai
(iood Stablt on tba prtmiltaa.
toy fttu ot aiiioMABLt ff
JAMES WORKMAN, Proprietor.
Tlii tlouia, iinoe chanrlui pronrlatott, bat
baeu thoroughly rauovaUd from "top to bot
tom." 1'ba preaaat proprietor ofttra to trav
alera the boat aocOmmodatloa in dean and
uot llvle, at low prioea. Come and try it
ttood tubllnif, aud hortet Will be wen cared
for. C, W. U ABMHiT't "Bui line" atarw from
tlii i Hoiud daily, at II o'clock boom, for tUa
Ballroad. . i H-ttj
KECHwy,ypT, ' ::, ' :::
' pqHTSMOUTH,' OHip...1 .,'
J. W, VARXKB . 7, " '. Proprietor.
Tbie Hottl It la tba moit convenient part of
tba cKy-ou rrout St,, botnaan M ket and
Jaiferton, ,, , . ... . ,
C9nr51rt MtlS ti.reypppotl
7fhl Hotel Mtnraithed thronrtiout with all
tut uorlara ItnprofemeoU. tiuatt nan, jukj
on tba battsnaiaMnl and yai1; low Dili.
Street tofw iiila Hotel to and from all
Ballroad Depot. ., , '
JSilAM HOUSE. '
Vbl bou, formeily tba labain Ifqnte, liai
bnn tborougbly ranoyatu4 aud beauklfullf
furultbird. Having euperior ra;ilitl, averv
ining will be doueiomaiefuitttt comfortable.
Table alwayaauppllad wltbtba beat tba mar
kel aaorda. Jilcely 'rurnlehed rooma aud
eleauett bedi. Good btalilat. Every effort
made for Ua comfort of patron. AU cbargwa
todarata. ., . . '
JJIPQT HOTEL t
,dV, iiit wberk alt travleft'o5 all 'traliit can
aka aiaalt. baa tuit ban vreatlv anlaraad and
friili HntAl Aiar lat fmm tha Rallmnd Da-
thoroughly replreii painted, Ae., aud la now
In ooinpleC order for Ibe recaption of gueata.
Traina tiop ten talnyte for ateaie, ' Termt
Corner Sixth and Walbut Stmt, w '
I, t. OAKK! A J. TFHHEb! proprietor,
yxo. MoImtibb J. B-CoxxkAVf Clerka.
Till bout haa beea entirely Refitted and
Btiowdetad, and I la ail Heaped a -
PIRST-CLASS HOTEU ...
A i t. vat I-oiobi r o ruf Hu mo. Table
arnatMd by uen In tha Wul Ample and
u4avnt aouwauiodatlon for traveler.. UWa
IKanaiU .M 44K-kCf,Prourlofoir.
Q J: BILLlNGHUBSTr
aurj dealer In all klndi of
PICTURES, t . ;
. , FRAMES,
i PlctuitC'oid and Pictui Nail.
! rOPTINd carefully done, and tiio
UiiillvH I'l tui enlarged to any tier, aud
Hnlxhrd in Oil. Wulvr-colora, or India luk, or
any otbar ttyla tbat utay ba dnlttd, at lut
tOWtST KATKD. ' . ,
! Imk aud Unci BoUbtd I'hotogi aph un
be luude lrom wratcbod and taxied rioturca.
1 I'liluroaol' all kluda a'rauitfd to order, and
all work warranted to glva tatitiaetlou.
Jluo C, K. Okio.
MP Can at all time la foond at kit offlce.
ThTH k'XTHACIKU abaolutely wltkout
utin. and with perfect talety, by the uaot
LAUUHIHU U.S. el
PITTSBURG, CINCINNATI &
ST. LOUIS R. R.
c. a it. nivimox.
Claolnnatl. .. 8 JO, si
R 1S p. m.
4:10 p. ni.
New York.. t: "
ooin wear. :
N.York .. t:S0a.m.
P'lladelp'la. 1:40 p. m.
Zanatvill . 8:90 '
" " .. 8:30 "
" " .. 10:40
Cluclnnatl . 60 p. m.
Pitttborar ... 11:10
:vu p. m.
:60 a. ra
. 4:16 "
mericau 8ubmrgi Pomp.
'The Best POmp in the Wokld,"
OUR AGEVT3 rODOrt over iaOO.COO worth ot
propeny veu irom air uu year ay tea
jiuiupa, being the moat powertul foroe-puotp
tuum nurm, h wvu a. aun-riiKazinv.
' See October nunilwr, nag SM, alto tha Pre
mium List, page 8VS of the American Agrlcul
turttt. Tbia paper never deceive tba farmer.
u.vuu.tw.... cuiu.i j Huiuuvr. Psv ry
one. f It don't do the work claimed, aend It
back and get your monty, a WE WAHBANl'
our pump to do all we claim for them on our
Send for .circular or ordau to tba Brldva
prvm ((.v., no, 00 ineuiorrt at., new ion.
. An order for bine No. 1 Pumna aeenrea an
uviuaiva wit ageiiry. l'1-u.
fo ARTHUR SACS LINS.
Charles W. Barhitt, Proprietor
XXT111-,un i-egularly to W Arthur Station
; VV to moat all trlue.
Hack laavea kfcArthur Pntt Offlc at in
o'clock, a. M to meet Fatt Lin Wait; at IS
m, to meet tue (.incmnaii zpreat going eaat;
at 9 o'clock r. M., to meet the St. Loui kxpreta
Kuiiir wvat, t. Rfit lur a mm iine eaat.
Will meet the l'arktraburg, Marietta and
Zaletki AccomodHtlan on application la per-
ton or by letter,
Unler left at the Pott OOlce, MoArtbur, or
un 4-1879. CHARLES W.BABNOTT.
vuaua, urouiuiiy atianuiru to,
J OSEEHLEAJ ft CO.,
VX0U8ALB BCAL1M IB
Dry Ojoda, Notions, Hosiery, bo.
: m and t South High Straet,
C. M. S101. of Mc Arthur, la the traveling
trutwu 10 mm win receive prompt attention.
Jauuary IS, 18ia tf.
cuv ii.r win iiuti nouio, ana an oruer en
" Woolen Mills.
Ailensvill e Woolen Hills.
Wl at nrauared to do all kind ol work dona
iu jtrwt Kwm wuvioa laotvtry, aucfl t :
CARUA BIN.INa and WBAriXO.
Satimctlon will b, given to all ourouttamer.
HlgU,, iqa.rkt prc 4i for wool.
.' ttiUQ. BPITON A C'8.
ANSAS CENTRAL LAND
MaJ. JOHN W.BKBlU,Maaag
aelirhbovlng towna, for al t all tlmaa.
' ' I -jP Soud fur tha " Kama Central Adro-
eaut," a large St-columa land paper, toe what
kevttono State of tho Wf .
aiarca np, ioi-eaw .
TTORSEMEN, ATTENTION !
I V A N II O E,
ly LEXINGTON, data DVOATOONBY
,V AGNfcll. will make the teanonofimi at tha
ttabloof the uborilr, lu Porter, Uallia Co.,
Ohio; will bo at tho itahlaof Dr. Cllno, la
Wllkaavllle. Viuton uournty. Ohio, avary al
leruatawaek. Will tanl for aaara at IS5.00
for eotnmoa, fur thorsughbred KU.00 to la-
ture, .Adilrett all letter to
; 1 P.UABUKEK,
March la, '71 (euq.) Plu Urove, qlilo .
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pjIYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
G. L. COUSLIIE, W. D.,
. I 1 . BAMDEN, OHIO. ...
Will attend to profaaalonal call promptly
'l f IfflWt lll Tonll -rm. l4ui
Baal Ettat Builn; alaohav for al all
the land of tb KaniM Paolflo Ra,llwy Com
pany; amoMfog,tti Tofw a0(lt aoraa of the
moit $4 ralile'Yn Central and WattarB Kaa-
Ode to Rum.
TB poem thu enlitUd, which appear b-
, tUm aln Wm 1 HrdU'D.
of cilwa, and flirt aw typo In the ningkam
UMtttt in item.
batt uo name to b known by, let u call the
Let tby devotee extol thee, -'
' Aud tby wondrou virtue imn; '
But the worn of nuine I'll call the,
O, thy byilra-inouswr Kl'M.
li.ullb corrupter, idler' mate;
Mlwhler-bntedt r, vlie-proiuoWi,
' Credit-apllur, devil' bait.
AlmtbouMi-bullder, pauper maker,
' ' 't'rutt-bctrayer, torrow't tourt;
' I'onw-k'uvfitlflor, guilt' rveoure.
A Ihirat-increater, vagraul-thter;
Wo-bcgeui'r, Irlnndiihiii'a baue;
Angar-hettteii BaidaWeU Dller,
lbt-lnyolf r tupet'; ilialu.
, Jfinlmry-drowner, llonot'.wreckar, "
' 'luilwincnt-warpar, bin faid tjyaok; .
i.TvTeml hi 'irinner, raga-bedecker,
tSt4 i!e tuklndler, fortune' wreck.
V Summer'! cooler,' Winter' warmer,
s 'Blood-polluter, apeoiou nare;
' Ifob-colloutor, nian-trannloruier,
; Bond bndoer, garablox' fare.
v uaja-uaruer, uvauiyarai .
'. ' Blot-mover, nrebraud-filuger,
' iUcord-kludlr, iniaery'i tire.
btrangUi-aubuuer, ttldeou foe;
atouay-waaWr, nation ' woe.
; . Braiu-dlitractar, hateful pet,
Utterance-boggier, ttcuch emitter, - '
Stioug man-aprawler, fatal drop;
Wratb-lnapirar, coward' prop.
Paln-lnSicter. yi-lnflmer. ' .
Ueait corrupter, folly't nurae; '
Seerat-babbltr, body-maimer, ,
Xbrift-dcteater, lothwtm curt.
Svaudal-dealer, foul-mouthed ecourg;
Crime-inventor, ruin' verge.
Suito-dltplayer, aot'i delight; '
Noiae-exvlter, etomaoh-beavar, ,
FaUenood-tpreader, acorptou' bite.
; Quarrel-plotter, tag-dlichargar, '
liiant-oouquerer, waaeful away;
t Aialic veuter, death' broad way. t
'i'einpert-icatterar, window-maher, .
Death-foniruner, bell' dire brink;
- Bavenout-murderer, winilplpe-ilaaher.
Oruukard't lodgiug, meat and drink I
A young man fashionably
uresseu and with the air of one
who would be at home in socie
ty, reached Boston toward even
ing, by the Fitchburg railroad,
He proceeded at odce to a hotel,
not wishing to intrude udou his
relatives at that hour, and took
a comfortable supper. After
this be read- tb ereninsr mroers
and tben went for a leisurely
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stroll on Washington street. On
his way he passed Vinton swell
known establishment, and be
ing a warm evening decided to
go m and nave some ice-cream.
He accordingly ordered one.
and while waiting to have it
served.- bad an opportunity to
look about him a little and take
a quiet Burvey of the company
assembled. These were chiefly
ladies, and to those who are at
all familiar wicb Boston ladies.
I need not say that the faces
were very well worth looking
Our hero's attention, howev
er, was chiefly attracted by two
young ladies who sat at the ta
ble nearest his own. They were
apparently about the same age,
which, cgu,W not have varied
muoh irom eighteen. Both, too,
were quite attractive in person
They were conversing togeth
er in quite an animate strain on
a variety of subjects, At length
one said ;
w the way, Emma, have I
told you about the 'Visitor we
No,tt said. the other... ;. :j
HVb a cousin from the coun
try, -who, I suppose, will be a
perfect rustic in every respect.
Such fun as I may expect to
get out of him 1"
"What is his name?" , ;
"Jeremiah Outhank. I ex
pect he will want us to call him
Ine other young lady laugh
ed. "His name is rustic enough,
certainly," said she. You muBt
not keep him all to yourself,
Alice." ' ;'
"I don't intend to . I want
somebody- else- to , enjoy the
"Do you know; how he
"No ; but I can imagine. In
the first place, 4ie is tall and
awkward, not knowing what to
do with his hands and feet,
wearing cowhide boots and a
full suit of blue, including a
swajlQw tail, studdod plentifully
with brass . buttons. , There,
what do you say to that pic
ture?" .- :,
Emma laughed. ; i . a
"I say this," she replied,
"that if he at all answers your
descriptiun he will bo a decided
acoession to our society. When
do you expect. lir?n
; 'To-morrow. Uncle Jerry
wrote that Jerry, as he calls
him, will probably arrive at that
time."" ' v - ;
, "I will call." : ';
i "Do so, by all means." -
; ,'With these words theyose
from i the table and left the
store. ' ' ; " ' '"'
i The young man had listened
to their conversation with an
air of mingled amazement and
vexation Not to keep tbi
reader in suspense, we will tell
you what has probably wen
surmised, that the chance lis
tener to the young ladies' re
marks was cone otaer tnan
Jeremiah Outhank hiraseLf. ' He
was .quite the .reverse of the
picture which bU i)ouaia- had
drawn, being, as we have said,
very gentlemanly, both in dress
and address. He was born in
Vermont, where his father,
good, honest farmer, still lived,
but had enjoyed the advantages
of education in a collego in the
city of New York, where he had
an opportunity to mingle in so
ciety. This fact was quite un
known to his cousin. In fact,
they were not first cousins, al
though . the indefinite relation
ship was most conveniently ex-
pressed by that term. Hitherto
the two families had known
but little of each other.
' "I will pay her off," said the
young man to himself, with a
The next morning he visited
a ready made clothing estab-
"Have you any blue suits?"
"We have none made up re
cently. They are not fashion
able in the city you know."
"I am aware of that, but I
intend to do a little masquerad
"What, to personate a coun
tryman?" said the clerk, smil
"Then I think I can accom
modate you,. Not long since a
countryman o ailed in. and order1
ed such a suit as you desire,
and having been fleeced of his
money by some sharpers, was
obliged to leave them on our
"The yery thing," exclaimed
; "There is only one thing. He
was not so tall as you, and they
may be somewhat short in the
sleeves and legs."
"All the better. -Such is the
traditional country lashion.
Will jou let me see them?"
The suit was accordingly
shown. ' s
Our hero at once put it on
and could not help laughing at
the metamorphosis which it
produced in his appearance.
He hardly recognized himself.
"I think I will keep them
on," he said, "and have the
others sent to my hotel. I
want two articles more, some
cowhide boots and a flaming red
bandanna, and then I shall be
The last mentioned articles
were not difficult to procure.
An hour afterwards he knock
ed at the door of his relatives'
"Is Alice at hum?" he inquir
ed of the servant. '
"I believe sol" said the lat
ter, staring at him with eyes
wide open. "
"Then go and tell her that
her cousin Jerry wants to see
her. If she's frying doughnuts
or anything, tell her I can wait
in the sittin' room."
The servant, stifling a laugh,
went and reported the arrival
"Oh, charming!" said she, "I
was just thinking what I should
do for amusement. I am bo
glad that he has come."
Alice descended and entered
the drawing room.
There stood before her the
exact embodiment of the picture
she had drawn, the evening before..-.
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"How dy do, cousin Alice ?
I'm Jerry Outhank. Expected
me, did', ye Tl
So saying he strodo towards
his' cousin, ' and ' grasped her
taper . . fingers in a ' painful
squoeze. ' , '' "i.
"I am very well, thank you,"
said Alice,' suppressing a smile
with difficulty, iMI hope you left
your family well.' ;,! 1
"JPust-rate. Dad s alive and
kicking, and mam's so's to bo
about-r-11. (Well except ,; the
bite heifer she a took' sick,
td I'm afeared she won't git
er it." '
J'Tbat's a great pity, certain
IV," said Alice, with much synv
I atby. ' '
j "I guess you'd think so.
That er tritter used to give fif
teen quarts of. milk , a day,
which dad used to sell to the
milkman for three cents a quart
half a dollar a day; clean
; , "It is certainly quite melan-
choiv." , . ,
! Ye's " said Jerry, hesitating-
ly, looking perplexed
"When did you arrive
L' jJfWbere id y9u stop?".
' To the Tremont House,
What dew you think ? The
plaguey stage driver that took
me there charged thirty-sevefl
cents! I guess he seed that
was from the country, and want
ed to cheat me.
"I believe that is the regular
price, said Alice.
"Shoo! ,You don't though?
I guess you are made of money
in Boston ! It's a big town,
. "It's pretty large."
"I never jpeed so many brick
houses in my born days.
There's one thing I want to see,
"What is it?"
."It's a ship. They have it in
Boston, don't they?"
'0. yes, plenty of them si
, . "Couldn't you go out with me
and take a walk down there
I spose you're there most every
"It isn't exactly considered
proper for a lady to walk down
to the wharves.
"Shoo ! Then you don't want
"I wonld rather walk td,the'
Common. Have you seen that?"
. "Yes, I seed it this morning."
"And what do you think
"It's a confounded shame
they should let so much good
land go to waste. It would be
pretty good to raise potatoes
I ye a great mind to tell
the government 111 take it
"I don't think it would d6
any good. They- keep1'' it 'for
children to' 'play on and for the
people to promenade.
"To take walks."
"Oh, that's the idea."
At this moment Miss Emma
Dickson, the other lady, was in
troduced. , Jerry made a shambling sal
utation and the young ladies
continued to ply him with ques
tions, enjoying not a little his
Two or three days elapsed.
Jerry made his home at the ar
istocratio mansion of his cousin.
It would take altogether too
long to detail all the instanoes
of his rusticity during that
At this time his cousin de
termined upon a party, chiefly
in honor of a young lady from
New York, a representative of
ine Dean society in mat city, to
1 ,A j V
wnom Alice wisnea to ao speo
ial honor. '
When Jerry appeared to es
cort his cousin down stairs to
the brilliantly lighted parlors,
she was surprised that he was
attired in fashionable style. - In
reply to her interrogatories, hi
said: ' .
"I kinder thought I'd like to
dress a little more ia : Boston
style, so I went out and bought
some new clothes. They cost
mint of money but darn
the expense. When I'm in
Boston I'm going to do as the
Alice was secretly glad of
the change. Really her cousin
locked quite genteel, mulch
more so than she had deemed
, Entering the room wnere a
number had already assembled,
Miss , Emma , DickBon . took
charge of our hero, while his
cousin did the honors to the ar
riving guests. '
, Soon the New York belle ar
rived, and was warmly welcom
ed by Alice., Some half an
hour, after, Jeremiah found him
self near her. To his surprise
he recognized a young lady
whom he had met in society.
, The recognition was cordial
on both si Jus. .Tliey wore con-'
versing unnoticod by Alioo,
when the music struck' up for a
quadrille. ' i: " ' ' ' i,h '
f "Will vou accent me in lieu
of a better partner, Miss Van
couver?" asked our hero:
The lady inclined her head
in the affirmative. !
They took their place oppo
site Alice and a young military
,Qood heavens!" thought she,
bow on earth did Jeremiah get
introduced to Miss Vancouver?
He will make us all ridiculous."
But she bad no time for re
monstrance. The musie struck
To. her surprise, Jeremiah
went through the figure ! with
perfect propriety.' He; did' not
iumtt about ka she antfciri&LaL
' The quadrille over she went
op to the pair. 1
"I didn't know you had been
introduced to my coUBin, said
We have been acquainted
for two years," said Miss Van
; "Where did you meet?" asked
"In New York," said her
cousin significantly. "I was at
that time at college there."
Alice .was overpowered with
astonishment, which she man
aged, to conceal, however, till
the party was over, when her
cousin made an explanation,
adding with a smile, "Cousin
Alice, you were hasty in as
suming that all who live in the
country were clod poles. If
you will come to Vermont next
lummer I hope to convince you
to the contrary." ;
Alice did visit Vermont as
invited. Her visit is likely
to be a long one, as she has
become the wife of awkward
Making People Happy.
A poetical writer has said
that some men move through
life as a band of musio moves
down the street, flinging out
pleasure & every side through
the air, to every one, far and
near, that can listen. : Some
men ' fill the air with their
Strength and sweetness, as the
orchards in October days fill
the air with ripe fruit. Some
women cling to their own
houses like the honeysuckle
over the door ; yet, like it, fill
all the region with the subtle
fragrance of their goodnim ;
How great a bounty and lies
sing it is to hold the, royal gift's
of the soul thatsthey shall be
musio to . some,
others, and life to all. It would
be no . unworthy thing to live
for, to. make the power which
we have "within us the -breath
of other men's joys to -fill the
atmosphere which they must
stand in with a brightness
which they cannot create for
Impoetance op Reading. No
matter how obscure the position
in life of an individual, if he
can read he may at once put
himself m the best society the
world has ever seen. He may
converse with the greatest he
roes of the past; with all , the
writers in prose and poetry. He
may learn how to live, how to
avoid the errors of his predeces
sors, and to secure blessings,
present and future, to himself.
He may reside in a desert, far
away from the habitations
of man, in solitude where no hu
man eye looks upon , him with
affection or interest, where no
human voice cheers him with
animating tones, il he has books
to read he can never be alone.
He may choose his company
Slid the subject of conversation,
and thus become contented and
happy, intelligent, wise , and
good. 1 .r.
Secret of Success.
A merchant who, from be
ing a poor boy, had risen to
wealth and renown, was once
asked by an intimate friend,1 to
what he attributed his success
in life. "To prompt and steady
obedience to my parents," was
the reply. ' "In the! "midst of
many bad examples of youths
of my own agey I was always
able to yield a ready submis
sion to the will of my father
and mother, and I firmly1 be
lieve that, a blessing ' has in
consequence rested upon me
and upon all my'eflorts." , '
I-''"' ;' '
The family la a like' book
. The children are the laar '
The parente are the cover, too,
, Protective beauty glva. rl
Atlflrtt the page of th hMk
Are blank aud purely fair,
But Tian tooa writetb Biaaiiiatlaa,
And paintetb picture Uiwtav
Love la the little goldeu alam
That blniloUi no IhetrnW:
un, uraac n not, leac an w I
Shall acatter and be loat. -
Ruskin on Drunkenness.
In a letter' to the Lcdoa
Telegraph! ' touching &r con
nection between ; orimrzilisss
and crime; Mr. Ruakia VfJtzi :
"Drunkenness .very slily
encourages theft, very lar Jly
encourages murder, and lave
ally, ;- encourap;6a VZzzziS,
which is not a crime trsreot
in tabular form. , Drcs'gst
is not the cause of crimsrtat tsj
case. It isN itself crime la trery
case. A- gentiman wiU ; not
knock out his. wife's tzains
when he is drunk; bet it is
nevertheless. Lis duty to keep
sober. ' Much more' it Is Ui du
ty to teach his peasantry ti) re
main sober, and to fuii them
with sojourn more 'clcaaant
than the pot-house, aai'caani
of amusement more circariserib
ed than the pet And & en
couragement of drunkenness,
for the sake of the - prc2t on
sale of drink, is certaialy one
of the most criminal method of
assassination for moner hither
to adopted by the braves of any
age or country " ,
How a Dog was "Sold."
Hess is a true dog story: A
tamuy down town haviag a
false grate in one of tha rooms
of the house, placed some red
paper behind it to jgiyait the
euect oi lire, une ox t&a com
est . days . this winter,' the deg
belonging to the 1 household.
came in from out of door, and
seeing the paper in the grate,
deliberately , walked r up ; to it
and laid down' before it, curled
up in the best way. io ' receive
the 5 glowing heatas icaine
from the fire. He remained
motionless ; for a few ' minutes;
feeling no warmth, ha raised
bis head and looked, over his
shoulder at the grate; still feel
ing no heat, he arose sad care
fully applied his nose to the
grate and smelt of it. It was
as cold as ice. ' With a look of
the most supreme disgust, his
tail curled, down beneath his
legs, every hair on tis body lay
ing, "I'm sold," the dog trotted
out' of the room, not even deign
ing to cast' a look at the party
in the room who had watched
his actions, and laughed hearti
ly at his misfortune. .That dog
had reason as well lortinct
Refrigeration by Machinery.
An invention based npon the
chemical,-principle that,- if all
the heat is extracted but of any
object, ' it becomes , Intensely
cold, is now successfully applied
to the production oi ice. A
small steam engine, by means
of two pumps, subjects carbonic
acid gas a pressure BufSclant to
liquidize it : In a liquid state,
this gas has lost its heat but
recovers it again when convert
ed into gas. Accordingly,
simple apparatus is - contrived,
by which (he acid in a liquid
state ia made to surround small
tubes filled with water. The
acid then returns to its gaseous
condition, and in doing so takes
with it all the caloric out of the
water, leaving it soua ice.
There is no limit to the number
of these tubes or apartments of
water, and consequently ,
large quantity olrce,, can oe
tormed at a time, the.-opera
tion being a rapid one,' and the
cost comparatively small ' ' '
Life and m Battijl- Lifa is
not one battle but many. It is
made up, too, of defeats ts well
as victories. Let us net te un
duly troubled or grow' moody
when a battle is lost ; : There is
a time to : win asothsr;
and such a thing as flight or
demoralization should be un
known in : the army of the liv
ing God. 'It is the lost battlci
bf,thd world (like Therinbybe)
tiat have told most' on s sa
lon's history;' yYT
J A CoNNKcrictx editoihaviag
beeii' elected fence-Tfiew, calls
on all having feflet'S t vi&WH
ed to ' bring them'' to' liisflice
uudor penalty of lawV1 ' ' .
Refrigeration by Machinery. Our First Flag.
The construction of the first v
nation al standard of the United ;i
States, as a design from which -the
"Stairs ' arid , Strip1 es", was -afterwards
adopted, "took place
under the personal direction of :
General Washington,: aided by ';
committee of ' Congress "au-1
thorized to design a suitable flag
the nation," at Philadelphia .
This took place at the house ,
Mrs. Ross, a relative of Col. '
Ross, in Arch street, between
Second and Third, where Men. ,
Washington and the committee
completed tne design, aiw em
ployed Mrs. Ross to execute the
tnz (No539. ; Mrs. Ross was
aftenraids Mrs. Claypoole. Jler
maiden name was Gbiscom, and
according to the. fashion of the ,
times, she wis called "Betsy.-''
Betsy Griscom, , had. .before .'
the Revolution, acquired some
knowledge of the ""upholder"
trade, as it was then called an
occupation synonymous with
that of the modern upholsterer :
Iand at the time mentioned
ivas carrying on business on her
own account in her little shop.
One day, probably between the'
23rd of May and the 1 7tb of;
June 1777, during which period j
Washtnqton was in Philadel
phia, there came to her the
commander-in-chief, the Hon.
George Ross, and other gentle
men, members of Congress, who
desired to know 'whether ! she
could mako them a ilag accord
ing to a desfgn'f which !: they;
would produce;0- bbe. intimated
her willingness to try. The de-"
sign was for a flag of ..thirteen
red and white stripes, alternate,
with a union, blue in tha field,
spangled with thirteen' six-p6int.
ed stars; .Mrs. Ross expressed,
her ' willingness to make thei
flag, .but suggested that I the!
Btars would be more ( symmetric1
cal and pleasing to the- eye if,
made with five poibts, and she1
showedJ-hemlhow . such a star -could
be made by folding a
sheet of paper and " producing'
the pattern by a single cut: Her
plan was approved, and she at'
once proceeded to make the flag
which was : finished : tbe ' next j
day. Mrs. Ross was given the
position of manufacturer of flags '
for the Government, r and 1 for
some years she was engaged in
that occupation. The business
descended to her children, and
was carried on by her daugh-.
ter, Clarissa Cuypdole,' who :
voluntarily relinquished it! on
becoming a member of the Soci
ety of Friends, lest her handi
work should be used in time of
war From "National Stand
ard and Emblems" ly IT. K.
W. WilcoxAn Harper' Magazine
for July. ' ; !
Another Man Wanted.
Old Farmer Pettingill wentf
into his , house one1 ; day ' and '
canght John, 1 the hired man,
hugging Mrs. P. a- r. tu.M
The farmer said nothing and
went out into the field. , . .'
After dinner he wanted iJohn
for something, but John was not
to be found. ,',' ;;.';!1' .t:!!.'"..".
He went, at last, into John's
room, where the latter was on
his knees packing his trunk. "
"What's the matter, John 1,
"0, nothing," replied John. ,!
"What are you packing your
trunk for r ..V' . U:",,
"I'm going away." -
"Going away 1 , What are you
going away for ?" . - ; ;
"0, you know,", answered he. ;
"No, I don't know," rejoined i
P-, "come, give , me the , reason '
of your sudden desire to go
away." ' V
tVYell," meekly answered J-
you know what you cau&ht me
doing this forenoon I" ?":nw
, "0, pshaw !"; lauKhddPettih
gill,, "do not, be so. foolish, rJf
you and me cant hug the old
woman enough, 111 hire, anoth
.next ton yeiirs.-iVr. YJitprm.
, RevolltionaeV relics and vet-,
erans ot 16,11 are ,, becoming
sc9rv and rather stale as . sub-1
ects for- paragraphs, and the,
time has come when the oldeeti
locomotive engineer is an object ,
intercut He died not lonjr '
ago in Iowa, and now has ex
pired again in New Hainpshire,
KfHt wegxpeci to nenr-oi iiinv
ut'rjw4?"u un . uvcr , uif coun
try at short interval ilunng tho