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FNTOX COllNTT. OTIO, WEDNESDAY,
JULY 80, 1873.
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Z ALE SKI, OHIO...
EGBERT BOWKN, k rKorHuaoii,
ilepot, uliice rluiiiiriiii piojnlcioin, bag bueit
Thin Iliume, which Is convenient to. the 11. II
tliti'plvneiil proprietor olUlrtto CiK voices ill:
liilllclcrlic best ll.'connil.i.liili.'UM,
(iouil Suthluoii the prcinisi's
" fjbr.-y" TBK. MOMT KKASa!IILP. wydtJ
iiitiiouiii, loiiuviiieti ii ii i. iTiiu uiMicii, nm
Or. W. Tinkham and Mrs. TAlzi 'ILf
- son, Proprietors.
IIuvIiik Icau'd til iw Uotul, wo woultl Inform
I lie tnitelinir piiniiu aim ollntm, that they
have thoroiiKlily reiiovitMil mnl refuviiMieit
it. It in enpnuioiin and i'4iiiiiiiiulioun. ami the
proprietor), will i-mleavor to ticiMiiimiHlute all
who liuiy invnr inetii wit it their pnlt miujiu,
will be previiU'il I
ii'vuil upon timoineiit uuticii. Tcnint
kept at nil times. TeniiH iiiodcintu.
XulMMtro, Cigar..- etc.,
duly 111, 1HT;1-IIiii
MoARTHUR. OHIO. 1
JA1IKS WORKMAN, Proprietor.
Till Hoiuo, uliice ifhiniKltilfproiirletorH, lm
been thurouKhly renovirted from "top to bot
elorn the best aei'.omiiiolatiiiii in i lea it ami
tom." The iiieneiit nriini'ietur ollein tii tt-nv
neat style, at lo nrices. C'onio anil trv It.
tluod stalillntr, mill Itorsea will be well cured
for. t:. w. it AUNKTT'a "Hit linu" mai tu liom
tlnn IIoiiko ilaily. at 1 o'cluck noon, for til
PitENUKKfiAsr & Jennings, Pko'ii.
cob. Markkt and KbontSt's.
Tltiit l!tnio trontu the Ktcnnilxint J.Hiidliifr,
nnd ii. nven it-nt to the K. U. Depot, hleirant
)y ami riihly fiu-nitiheil lor convenience and
i oiti tort. . -......
J. W, VAUNRtt '
Thin Hotel U In the ntoxt convenient partof
the elty on I't-ont 8t., between Market ami
MERIOAN HOTEL, t ; n Z . '
Corner Hitfli aml -Rt:tto 81.,' nearly opposite
Hlate Houho, ,,, v . ,
I-:, J. ULOCN'i'
, y , Proprietor.
ThU Hotel Is I'liriilslmcl thronrioiit with all
Hie moiluru improvement. - Uutwtn run rely
on the bttit trealtnontainl vrv low bill". ' '
Mtruot Lara pana this Hotel to anil from all
IUIIro nl Do,)ota, ,
J3HAM HOUSE,' i
lIt. IiT. SfQAIlAX - -
'- ' Proprietor,
Thin hcnitf, fii-niuily the lulinui Aaitxii ling
been thoroughly renovated and boaiitgully
fitiiiiklieil. llavliiK superior faeilitle, cverv
I hliiff wiil be done to make irueatit coin tortahlo.
Table nlwaymiiijiplluil with the bust the mar
ket nll'oiiU. Mcely fiiriiiiilieil rooms and
uluamiHt lud. (iooil Htablen. Every - afl'ort
uiitili) for the comfort of pntiwtm. All cliBitre
JJEP0T HOTEL.. .
if. MBttKLK ., . .
- n r . I'rojivietpr.
.' ...t ..r 'u - Hi l.j !
TliU Hotel, few (not from the llallmail Def
lint, ami wliuruall travelers on all traitm can
take inuitlH, Iiiih ju.it lieon grontly enlarged nut!
thoroughly iepalrt-1, iialnteil, tnll no
iu oimi)letu oriler for lite rewution of (rnentH.
irann iiHip ton. iiuutue, tor inoab).. .Torni
QEAWF0ED UOVtf&Yi J
. Cnriior HlxtU niul Waim'i't StrouU,.'..'.' (
If, r, OAK Kit It J. T. KfHHEII, rroprlotorJ
JXO. MclNi'Ylm 4 J, II. C'ONNKLLV, Clerks. '
Thin b oi nit ban
a hi'itn Biitliwlj" Heiltlutl and
ml in In itll lteapoct a 6 ,
iT-CLA8iil HOTEL. KJ !
. Am. Tim r.uxtfBiK oKTnttSA80N. Table
HunnnHd by no tie. In the Went. Aiiiploanil
iilitanftnt auomuioilntlin for trawlem. (iiv
; u i ii, 1 ' OA KIM Ca, ltiprietoi f
American Submerged Pump. I
" " ii"v'jiter '
"The Best Pump in the would."
.,- . . ' .',.. ( , I '
OtfR AQKNTH roport over H00,000worin Of
' property vel from Kim thin year by thee
inimp, belnj the mont powerful fome-puinB
In the world, a. well n Non-Kbkixiw.
, Hoo October nuiiiluir, page DWI, aim) the Pr
uiluni Lltt, paj0 aa of the American AkiIcmI-i
Itn Ut. Tbl paper never ileeelvo the (ai uim'tt.
Hue notion In Kebruary inimlMn-. pAo4T.i Try
one. If It don't do the work clHlniod, Head (t,
liaek ami et your money, an V7K WAKHANT
- our pnuipn to do ll w claim lor them on oar
cirBiilam, i .. a , i- .!.. - i t
Hand for riruiilan or o.dei to tint Brlde-i
. porlAl't'if Co., Mo. t.'hniuiiers Mt.,Now VorK.
I An order for nine No. 1 Pumpi sootireii an
xoluaiv town areimr i . . 11-ti,
. rrompt attention Klvan.to all leiral hnincm
nti'llHtiMl to liiii cure.
Mlli i" lit his ftiHlilom.e.
"-""crtiSti. isT)). -
H'ilf utfi'liif iintlilntlv to nnv liunliiiwn irlven
O Ik cu e ami iiuniiini'iiieiit In any Court of
tllel ul'i t House, up lllll -i.
..ikiii itii'l n. I lot I ii :jt eoitntleii, tirriuK In
Mtfvvn rutru, oaio.
IosttcuriNO ATTonNitror Vintom Copntit.
Will pnti tlrolii ItoiiH, Wnton anil atlJoluiuK
coiiiiiIia. lc, 'it I bii.sifio euti'iwteil to hi
cariyjrt'wii'f'tl)' atteiuleil toi'
'rtiwWMiillM I I'WlMMWWIIHMMtrilWMIi
g R. KIGGINS & B20.,
! !i 'kANVVACTl'BKRB Of"
Marble Monuments, Tomb
MAXTI.KS, FUltMTl'RK, Ac,
ZaOOjnVItr, - - m OHIO.
(ioml Assortment of Marble constantly on
liaml. All klmlnof.CKMKTrJUY WOUKilone
to order In tho tlnentittvlo. ,
nil'1, tleulur in (ill UnU oT
PICTURES, ' . ' .; : '
-:..''-- V.-'A - FRAMES,
- ; Wi'ture Conl ami Picture Xalla. ,..
BriT CiOVVINO caiefullv dune, ami the
uiiiiicai rnutieM enmi'iruii io any anse, can
llnlihctl in Oil, Wntur-eoloi-H, or India Ink, or
any other Htyle that ittltv be desired, at the
LOWKHT KATKH. r
Laro anil llnuly diifslieit Pliotovrapli can
bo liimte front mratdiatl and failml l'ti-.luraa.
Pictures of nil kind Kiainert to order, and
hh, iturkjt arrntiieu ui (five sniiKraciion.
Jaoon C, H., Ohio. '
Rft'nn at all times be found nt his oftlce.
'KtTH KXTItACTKI) ahsolutelv without
pain, nnd with perfect satVty, by the use of
LaIUHIXO OAS; elft
Town -Property for Sale.
TUB lirlck House -ami l.ot- know a th
uewiti rropetty,"8ituateil on J.ojftin street,
in the nort partof Me. Arthur, will be sold on
the most favorable terms. The Dwelling
House Is a one-tory Brick, 30 by (0 feet, con
tnininif 0 llcallv liuialieil ttoolits. Lot consists
or onei-es in k'hjiI ami Healthy location, a sliorl
tiisiitiice oi rue nroooscii ii. mha. .ti . ic it.
line: iriH.il well on the inemisuH. U tlmls nf
choiiio fruits, 1-lt acre of hubbury, Ac. Lot
can ho divided into several part, llcautiful
rosiuonce. . tAKOI.INK lst'LL.
July Dth, lSTS-lm.
Allensville Woolen Mills.
HEW INDUCEMENTS. ' v
Vft are tircparerl to do all kinds of work done
njtrii cuius woolen factory, such as
CAKDINU, SP1XIXU' and WEAVINU.
Satisfaction will lie (riven to all our customers.
iiiKiicut market price paid for wool.
Dillon, Huston ft Co,
iuiulf,18?3-am. f f r . , r , J .
KANSAS CENTRAL LAND
MaJ. JOIIX W. RBRKS. Manager.
Real Kstate lliifdnnHi! nlsii Itiv tn buIa ait
the lands of the Raima. Pae.illo Hallway Com
pany, aitioiintiuK.tovurBaKX),l)uO aereaof the
most iloslrublo'iiil.'cntral and Western Kan
sas; also Mill Sites, Coal Lauds, Farms, Cattle
Hunches, and City Property in Snlina and the
nciithhoi lnir towns, for sale at all times.
JJtjy td for the " Kansas Central Advo
cate," a larfretN-eolumu land puper, see what
have for ale. and read all il
..v. DV...IW iu.,u ... ... T, nbt , ,,
l,'t'ul,,i,o ilt.ln nl a.n 111... B
Mareliitn, 1074-1 caw
. : "i ' .. m: 'i -i .' " , ;
J" GREENLEAF & CO.,
wnOI.KUALK PKAI.KRg IN i '
Dry Gjods, Notions, Hosiery, dec.
onu 220 Soutlt High Street, 1 '' i
C. M. Sak. or Me Arthur, U fbe trvuliiiff
BReiit or tho lMve house, and all orderieu
triiHtudtohliawill nwelvo prompt atteiitiuu.
anuary 15, lHi)k tf. i .i .," .. . . ... :
ST. LOUIS R.
C. & M. DIVISION.
. '. OOINOSAiT,',' j , tr. , )'
' tinulniiati... fli.loa.m. 'IL"
Lauoastor.:.- t:io p. m. B:l6a.m
, Lancaster. h; I:1B p. m. ' 8 i " ,
aiiesville.., 4:10p.m.' U)i4 "
; . I i Altfl n. m il I,1.,1K...-.
Lea vo '
t "llailelp'i,: l:iio i ' ":Wa.m
- lew oik..y.. :BS I " lsijuin
' aoixa r., .
e'u i'u V' T.' Y m k ' .';' U::a.m'.'7f 'fl-Oft'iim
nil. I 1 ' p. in. ) , n:io. t ,
. rilbthurir.. . .. 1 -ja a. in. tt:(x a m
nmwvllTo.,. 8:W . , . 4 00oi,
Lancaster.. 10:80 " a.15 a1
,. I0:4i) u- N S.
I CiuiiJnuatl, ,t jW p. ra. x '
'.V.' J . :. r. ,-i 0.11. Walt--'
eiail cA hi at '
I J t l.l
ji l'1'Va.l oiii
The Origin of Scandal.
i Miilil Mr. Aj ' 1 .
To Mrs. J.,
In quite confidential way, , .
"It seems to mo
That Mrs. II.
Takes too much oomolhinn in tier ton."
' And Mi-8. J.- .. ... .i-
To Mrs. K.,
That nluht was overhenrd to aav
.11''" -i t.,'. ' ghe grieved to loiiclrr; C'av
ll pon It much,' ' v
Uut "Mrs, Ii. took Hindi ami such!"
Then Mr. K.
Wout straight away
And told friend the selr-sinoedav,
'Twa bm1 t1 tlilnk''
Here came a wink j
Tlint Mm. IV. wim I'oml of drink.", ,
; , , Tlw friend' distrust. ' " a'
i ' .'( i- Wa wicb dm miwt ;
luforiu ladv, "whieii she missed,"
"That M in. II.
- At half-past three ,
. Was that Tar g me situ couldn't (eel"
'i hi lady we
Have inentloneil, tun
Gave ncoillo-work to Mr. 11.
And at such uewa
. . .... . .. t .....1.1 u..uh....1u ul..u..n
v -lint further uewlle-work uifuae, ;.;,Jt
Then Mr, ll.,
A you'll atrree.
Quite properly he said, luidilie,
That she would traek .
' 'l ite scandal bank
l1., lli.,uA uh.. ...u.la b.. I..L a l,lD..h
. -Ttirmirh Mr. K." . ttii
A ml I m. J.
liho got at lust to Mrs. A .,
And aaked her whv.
With cruel lie,
She paiuteil Iter o deep a tlyef
In Mire dininay,
"I no aueb Ihtiifi roultl evur say
I said that you
Had stouter grevr
, , On too much aiifar which you del"
PEOPLE WHOM I HAVE SEEN.
BY MRS. C. E. K. DAVIS.
A di'iving.stprm is this ! How
the .wind howls and shrieks
ntnd thfl houbo ! IJov last
and thick fall the feathery
flakes! , God help the poor )
I turned from tho, window,
and ; sat down to the glowing
comfort of a cheerlul wood-fire
and a new book,1 prepared Uo
enjoy the brief hours of the win
ter afternoon to the utmost. Bu
somehow the enjoyment failed
to come. Up from the' printed
pages a group of faces looker.'
wistfully into mine ; hungry
faces with lean cheeks and hoi
low eyes ; weary 'faces, bearing
the traces of hard and ill-re
quited labor; sorrowful faces
out which all smiles had faded
despairing faces which had for
gotten or were afraid to look up
to the heavens ; there, and also.
most touching of all, patient
faces of the poor members of
"the household of faith," crowd
ed the pages of my book, and
seemed tnrowing oack to me
from their quivering lips, my
prayer God pity the poor ! '
111 at ease I certainly was,
and yet " not quite " ready" to
hearken ' to. the inward v
which J bade me go forth and
make good my petition, by do
ing what I could for their re
lief. It was so rough without
so bitterly cold, so .
"If ye plaze, ma'am, did ye
forget the broth for the ould la
dies ?" Bridget's head, ducked
inside the door, waited an an
swer. '.v '.;.' ,:. .- 1 ... ',.",'
"I have not forgotten it, but
is so stormy I dislike to go
out this afternoon." -
"Indade, thin, tho poor ould
craythurs ,! musn't starve, and
it's ineself .'11 go, ma'am, though
rve not folded the clothes,
nor" " '-:
"Please put the broth into a
tin pajl,;Bri.dget," I interrupted,
thoroughly ashamed of myself,
"and I will take it at once."
Iifteen minutes later I, set
forth, and soon found myself at
Aunt ! Patty's doorJ VThe ". old
lady sat crooning' over her fire,
with her knitting work in her
hands. "Good afternoon Aunt
Patty. How are you feeling
. .v ! v.;.;
. "Mis'rable, rais'rable, ma'am,
thank you. Didn't sleep a wink
last night ; r wind a- blowing and
driving; against "the . window
close to : the head of my i bed,
and such a pain right . straight
up and; down tua spine of my
back! seemed . as though . I
should give Up." . ;- ;'; ,':'1,,',:';
"Yoq- look pretty well ' this
ajfrnopinVV 'land ;.'(liow jpleasaut
your room is 1 You get a great
deal of sunlight liere.'V
,. .'Well, when ; tiie" sun' shiiies,
I, hay.e. it in the afternoon '. and
part 'of ', the ; morning but' .'we
don't seem to have any pleasant
weathei4 Ihia winter. ' I
saw ttnytbln like it -'
f " Wef need the rain, I suppose
Anntn J : 7
! e t'Ot eourso ; we do ; but it'
drizzle: drizzle, : drizzle, for the
most part, and now it s a-snow
in" and wells '11 give out,'! don'i
doubt, for , the springs ain't a
quarter full.1? ' 1 '
'j "I see you have! had a pres
ent or a new shawl and cap
How. pretty they are,' Aim
Patty 1". .); 1 . . i
."I'm glad you like 'em," bu
I didn t -need a shawl.- I've
got two ,a-ready. I'd liked ' it
it it ba,d been a . gown ; and as
for the cap7, 1:wisriiit.Iiad,'liad t
muslin frill instead of lace, and
Mack strings instead of purple,
I never , did favor purple. But
there, beggars mustn't be choos.
4 , .
"What a comfortable fire you
have, Aunt Patty ? Are. you
well provided with coal ?"
"Well, I've got enough to
last a couple of months unless
we have a cold snap, and I cx
pect we shall; but I dou'
know where the next is comin
from, I'm sure."
Talce no thmyhl for the mor
row. Aunt Patty."
"That's very well for you to
say, ma'am, when you have a
. I' . 1 . I 1 a . '
inn pocKot-Dooit rigiit to your
'"I suppose the Master mean
it for the comfort of those who
have not a full pocket-book. , I
am sure he will provide for you,
"I hope he will, but I don't
feel as sure as you seem to
"I was glad to see you at
church last Sunday. Mr.
Smith was very kind to take
"It ain't very often he puts
himself out. 1 don't suppose
he'd have thought of calling
for me, if he hadn't happened
to be a-going right by the
doer. He couldn't very well
"Liunt you like our new
minister ? What a good, prac
tical sermon he gave us. It
seemed as though every one
must be benefitted by it."
"It was good enough I sup
pose, but it wasn t the kind
that suits, me., want strong
meat, and then, I dont like his
ways at all. lie ain't a bit like
dear, old Father Senter 1 .What
good old saint he. was 1 But
there, we don't have any such
preaching nowadays as we used
have when I first made a
profession. ' Times have chang
ed for the worse, for the toorsc!"
"How many years is it, since
you 'made a profession,' Aunt
"Well, pretty nigh on to thir
years, I believe." '"'
"How much you must have
enjoyed, and what experiences
God's loving care vou : must
have had ! Don't vou love to
look back upon them ?"
"Well, I don't know. To tell
the truth. I haven't enioved
much. Seems though I've had
more'n my share of troubles.
Here I'm a poor, lone widow.
iving. all by myself, with
scarce enough to keep soul and
body ; together. ' I , expect; I
hall come to . the ; poor-house
before I , die, and it don't seem
ust right." . . ; ; '
"""Have you ever wanted food
and clothrng"," Aunt Patty?"
"As to that , I've had enough
a general thing such as it
but folks like their pick once j
awhile: There's them that
mu V - ouy ueuer iuan i uo,
nor so good either, that just
roll in riches. I can't under-
stand it, and I don't expect
ever shall."1" i' ' ' 1
nlt you are really a child ot
God, Aunt Patty, you are sure
an inheritance in heaven.
i " ' ' - . ,
r ' a .. .
for ever" 7 . ' 7; ,
r "Well yes y-e-s, the good
rjtok' sa)g that, but it 'does
sepin kind of hard that a body
has got to wait till they're dead,
before they begin to enjoy. them
selves ! Are you going so soon,
ma'am? That's always the
way. No one ever stay! with
hie more'n ten minutes. . If you
joe the ' minister you may tell
hint for me, that when he Jets
ready, I'd like to have him call;
but it ain't likely he will. Poor,
dear Father Senter always came
o - a fortnight, as regular as
V i'r-mvlr- tin -tWrTT ir Vlil-
v VV 'VU At- U1UJ V
make '.any nmerence
whether a body "was
"I will give Mr. Ritchie your
message, Aunt Patty, and I
think you may expect him to
"Oh. well, he tvorit. ) Nobody
ever cqmes, and when they do.
they don t stay. I'm much
obliged td;yoiicfor the broth
ma'am, I'm sure, i . Good-bye."
I hastened away from Aunt
Patty's door, and crossing the
street ' rapped at the one op
"Come in, come in," cried a
cheery voice. "Why, is it you.
my dear, in such a storm as
this ! How good you are," and
the old lady sat for me a chair,
her face beaming with pleasure.
"I don't believe there's another
woman in this town that has
such friends, as I have," she
continued, taking the pail from
my hand, and raising the cover.
"How good this broth does
smell ! I kneto the Lord would
send me my supper, He always
"Why, have you nothing be
sides in the hou3e, Miss Anne ?"
"Oh, my dear, what more do
I need? This is just whaiwil
do me good, and I am so fond
. "But, Miss Anne, please tell
me what you had for dinner ?"
ttT 11 1
"i naa crackers soaked in
warm water, and a little salt
sprinkled over. You don't know
how I enjoyed them ; the salt
gave them such a relish 1"
"And what will you have for
your breakfast ?"
"Why, bless, you, my dear, I
don't look ahead so far as that 1
I'm sure to hve something. The
Lord takes care of me, and He
never lets me go a-hungry
"How have you been since I
saw you last, Miss Anne ?"
"Oh, happy, happy, my dear.
ve my aches and pains as
usual, but only enough for my
!. "Is your room' warm enough,
Miss Anne ? It is very cold
weather, and with your dread
ful rheumatism and cough. I
should think you ought to have
"Well, my dear, I manage to
keep comfortable; you see I have
warm rock to my feet, but I
want to be a little caref ul of my
nre, because the coal is about
out, and my other hasn't come.
've got on nice thick flannel
that Mrs. Jewia wad so kind as
to send meio -1 don't 'require
uae so . mucn neat in my
room. ' . ; .
"Have you ordered more coal,
Miss Anne ? You said it had
not come yet." , ,
"I haven't exactly ordered it,
my dear, but I've asked , the
Lord to send 'it, and he wiU.
He never lets me get quite out
y0u won't be; able to go to
church much this winter. I suiv
D0B6 ?" '" '''I
Wkl I nm ii ml rvn ttvt Am A
takes me once, in awhile, Mr.
Smith has come on purpose (for
me twioe already j the Lord will
reward htm,', for it. ,, But then,
when X can't go dear, I feel as
though I bad my church right
.'' ' ' .!-.!!!..-( -n
pa oi nclies that shall enduie
here in this room. ,-1 have some
. . '
preaous times with my Bible
and hymn book, and the ' Lord
preaches to mel" ,:i'' i",'t;". i( 5
j "You have heard our . new
Minister ? . How did you " like
him?".: ; , . : - . ;
' " Very much. - He is just the
kind of a preacher that we need,
so plain and practical,' and so
earnest We must pray hard
for him, my dear.". :.
"Has he called on you, Miss
Anne?"" '-"' ! ;- ";:':!:' "
"Not yet. I haven't expect
ed him, for he has Buch a large
parish, and so much to do, but
I shall be glad to see him when
he can come." . .
"I will ask him to call if you
wishi". - :;: ;..". .;.;:.,:,.
"No, indeed. I wouldn't have
you, my dear. He will come
all in good time, I know.'!
"Miss. Anne, do . , you . over
find anything to complain of ?"
"Complain of! My dear, how
could I, when my cup is - run
ning over with blessings ? I do
think I am one of t he happiest
women in this town 1 . 1 believe
I have been one pf. the . Lord's
children for thirty years, and
He has kept me ' Walking in
green pastures, and beside the
still water's, all the timo," .,f . T
, "But you have had sickness
and pain to bear, and you have
lost dear friends " ':
"Not lost," interrupted. Miss
An9e,Vith a tender smile.- i .-"Ij
have good hope that every one
of them is safe in heaven, and!
that I shall soon be with them.
The sickness and the pain,
don't hurt my soul ; . they only
worry my poor ; body a little,
but that is of no account, so
long as I can hold fast to my
"But you., are poor, Miss
Anne!" " 'V
uOh, no, no, my dear. I
am rich! I have every thing I
"And you have no anxious
doubts or fears?"
u Never. I cannot think that
after bringing' me all this way
on my journey, the Lord will
leave me to suffer for anything
that is needful. He has prom
ised to keep his children to the
end, and, my dear, ; lie always
keeps his wordl". ;.' "
And so I left her, with Heav
en's peace shining on her face,
and Heaveu's peace in' her
soul, and went on my homeward
way, buffetting tlie storm and
pondering the lessons ' I1 had
How shall we learn to know
ourselves? By reflection? Nev
er; but only through' action.
Strive to do thy duty, then
shalt thou know what is ' in
It is better for a man to be
an advanced oyster than a de
graded god ; for in- the former
case the path is upward, in the
atter it is downward. . j ,
Misrai'si the man who finds
everything good, the , man, who
finds everything evil, and ; still
more the man who is indifferent
o everything; '
You must have a geniirs for
charity , as wqII.". as., anyth'iiig
else, i As fordoing good,r that
is one of the p'rofessiof.is which
are full. Th6reau." 'f -
I have always observed1 thai
to succeed in the wprltl jvq must
be foolish in, appearance, but in
reality wise.i-M6ntesquiQu.'tiiI u
! - Xi!
Thk greatest wrong you can
do to Godj isj to doubt his .ioye.
t is right to, cherish great self-
distrust to realize your weak
ness and helplessness ;; liut do
uotstbp here. Confide as miicli
more in God "as you . hope 'Uw
from' you wlfv7i(;,; 717,
-'a J "i: 'l.'i,r' 'ji.'.'.iI -.-jj .
What a Detroit Man Found among
His Old Papers.
Two or three months ago, J.
Howell,' furniture dealer Jon
Michigan avenue,' Detroit,1 set
aibout overhauling a desk filled
with old papers papers which
had been accumulating on his
hands for several years, until
he could scarcely1 say where or
how ho got the most of them.
After throwing away a bushel
or more of the documents, he
came upon a paper, sealed and
tied with red tape. 1
i He could not remember hav
ing seen it before and ' was
amazed when he broke the seal
and read : "Last will and testa
ment of Israel Whitworth."
Getting further down,' he found
that the paper was nine' years
old, and that the will gave to
"Margaret Davis, my sister, or
her children, the Gordon farm,
i . .. .
situate two and one-half miles
from' St.1 Joseph V, Missouri, to
gether with all live stock , aud
farming utensils, further the
sum of $5,000 in bank in St
Joseph (unless I shall ' have
withdrawn it) my gold watch,
my household furniture, ,' and
the one-half, what my house in
St. Joseph may bring at private
sale."-"''' :-''.:-' -' . "
I So read the will as far as the
sister, and her kin were con
cerned, and : then Whitworth
made bequests to several other
relatives.- The will was dated
"Detroit, August 10,"l863.w , It
occurred to Mr.Rowell tjiatthe
will might be of some account
to some one, and he wrote to
Mrs. Davis,; directing the letter
to St Joseph, Missouri. In
about two weeks ho received, a
reply from her, dated at Weston
same State, his letter having
been forwarded to that point-
She stated that her brother had
been dead nearly eight years,
and that she had never known
of a will. ' .
The property had been divi
ded among four near relatives
of the deceased, or should have
been, but three of . them had
cheated her out of what fell to
her in dividing up. . She fur
ther stated that her brother had
a cousin in Detroit years ago,
and that he was in that city on
visit about the date of the
will. The 1 cousin's name was
signed as one of the witnesses,
and a Mr. Johnson, now in Cin
cinnati, was the other witness.
Jlowell sent on the will, and
Friday last he received a grate
ful letter irom the woman who
said that the will had been
admitted to " probate there, the
i " ...
witnesses called on. and that
she had been put in possession
of nearly $20,000 through ' his
finding the will. "
She cautioned him to look
out for an express package, ad
will ; probably send something
handsome. The puzzling thing
of the whole is' that llowell
can't tell where or when he got
the will, , nor imagine how the
deceased came to leave it where
it would fall ' Into- the ha'ndV of I
. ' ' stranger.; Mr J ' Whit worth
might have, lost it. ' or left it
where he could not find it, and
inally - concluded that ! it was
destroyed, and for reasons sat-
3t0ry to ' himself did 1 not
make) another A will.', '. The,' case
is a curious one, but Howell has
the letters tr prove that it is a
trubone1''''" MiMW f--.in'r.
Man's nnbappiness as I con
strue. it,f comes oj" his greatness;
it is .bocausej tuere. I? an infinite
in him, .which, with all his cun
ning, he can -not quite bury un
H !l .V
NomiNfj raor impairs author
ity than a tod' frequent '-or-discreet
use of' it.'lIf thundtr
itself' was to Iw v continual . it
wejajd, excitotl n oroj terrpri
thanihe noise .of.a.mUL u...!
Carlyle. Freaks of the Lightning.
freaks and jests played by elec
tricity, : pometimes ending, 1 jn
tragedy. Among the most re
markable is that of striking a
person dead, and leaving 'hiui
in the exact 'position . occupied
at the moment the ' shock was "
' ! ' "i I ....... I i , 1
given, just as if he were i still
alive, and "yet so thoroughly "!
consumed as to be nothing but
a mass of cinders. " Thus we
are ; told that at (Vic-sun-Aisne" i
France in . 1838," three' soldjet-d " ,
sought-refuge "frorri'ii violent '
, . ,P ..: . O.I., ... v ,. :.- 1.1 I.,.... ,
thunder -stonm under a- linden
tree. , Some.peVsVniV"8eelng,
them stand motionless' long ,af-, ' "
ter the storm had passed, and .
receiving? ''' no resnonsfl in a
0 ... ..r Jbi
pleasant salutation, touched
them , on the shoulder. ,f
j -The" bodies instantly crumb-
led to fine ashes ! -l-Yet the mo
ment beforel there was no v evi
dence that the lightning, .had
was not torn, and their faces .'
wore a natural appearance.' The '
following remarkable '.cTrcuiiiV 1
stance wasj.witnesseij 'hy, Pn.sv .
tor ; Butler .;' Oij I ther 27 A Mi l
July, 1691 ten .harvesters .took - f
refuge under a' hedge 'on" the-i
approach of a1 .thunder-storm'
The lightning' struc and killed( .
four , ot them, who remained ;.as ;
if suddenly petrifled.v - One of
them was just;' putting bit; of
tobacco in his- mouth,': -another1-was
fondling a ' littlerdogf ' On ;
his knee, with one han d . and
feeding him with the jotheiy M.
Cardan relates that eight - bar-7.
vesters taking their noonday re--1
past under a maple-trW during
a thunder-storm, were killed by,,
one , stroke of lightning. ; When ; ,.
approached by t. their compan-.';
ions, -after the storm had clear- -'
ed away, they seemed to be still
at their repast .'..'.')" I .;';".' .
One was raising a glass to
drink, another was in . the act
of taking a:bit of bread,' a third
was reaching out his hand W a " '
plate. There .' they sat as if 7
petrified, in the exact, position , i
in which death surprised them.
The following harmless freak
of electricity is recorded by
Flammarion. On the iOth of J
September, 1845, during a vio
lent thunder storm, a house in
the village of Salaghac,' France '
was struck, by, lightning. .A;
large ball of fire descended the 7
chimney, and rolled; across then
floor of a room in which sat a-.
child and three women.
one was nurt. .It then7 rolled
out through the center, or the .
kitchen, ! passing close .to the .
feet i of a ! young ; peasant, and :
disappeared through a . crevioe..
in the wall. 1 1 Its erratic course 1
ended in a pigsty the harmless i
occupant of which it despiteful .3
ly slew, without setting on fire
the straw on whicinhc" creature
We are reformers ' in'7 the '
spring and summer: in autumn "
and winter we stand by the old t
reformers in ,; the ; mornine ,
conservers at : night ! Reform
is aflirmatiyej conservatism neg-'
ative ;, conservatism goes for"
comfort reform for iruthEm-j
He has-hisItomerhis Flo-
rence, his whpl ' glo wing Italy,
within the four walls p( hi$ tlib-7
rary,7,He has in his books ; the j
ruins of an antique ' world and
the glories of a modern bhL
Longfellow.' 4 "
1 rue taste is inrflvnr crmti'im
learning, reading, worshpipin
laying its hand upon its mouth J
because it is aslohishcrl, 'casting'-1
its abbes from off ita foot ,". bo
cause it.finda, all : ground holy,:
He who is -truly a good man'
iiar than; half why hi 1
y(1jrj;;liai? Jy wlitfti
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