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M'AllTlIUli, VINTON COUNTY ;OHIO, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1873.
J. W. HOWEN, Kill tor nml Proprietor
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KG1.ERT BOWEnT PitontiKToit.
Tlii-iiroiifie, which Iseonvonieiit to (lie It. It.
leiiil, since changing iin;irictors, ii 11 f Iio.mi
liuroujrlily renovated nud refurnished, and
tlui present iiroirletor oilers to travelers ami
(murders the best accommodations,
liiiml stnlileon Hie premises,
Kifi" TLBMM UDST II I! AHON A ni.r.
Q: V. Tinlcham and Mrs. Eliza Ily-
llavliixK-an'il thin Holel, wo wouM iiifiinn
Hie traveling: (uihlic ami otlieiu, that tliey
1 1 a vo t Ui iril Ti I;, lenoruteil liml lel'urni-lieit
il. It i riit!ieioiiK nml eoniiniMlioim, unit ttit
1. 1 nH ii't oiv will euileavor to iii'i i'iiiiiioiliite all
who may1 favnr diem Willi llieir uilioiinKt'.
I.iinrli mm veil upon a nuniictit'n mil ire. Tennis
v ill he pvoviileil for. Tohaero, ( iars, eti:.,
J ept nt all times. Tonus ninilci ate.
lulv III, M7;MIiii.
JAM ICS V. 'OliKJIAN, I'lopi'li toe.
'I hiik lioiise. siiiee eliuiiiiiK proiiv idol's, lino
liii'ii tliionjlily leiiovnteil from ''top to hoi
turn." Tim pieMont piupi letor offerH to truv
.'Ins the I ai'i'iiiiiinoiiulioii in clean anil
nei' I. xlvle. at low priie.4. Loim' anil try it.
(iooil'siiihllnir. ami liurwR w ill l0 well eareil
for. ( . W. Karnktt'4 "Hub linn" Main fnmi
thin llnti.,0 ilailv. at li ii'i-'oi'k numi, for the
CuilronJ. ' lll-rly
J''j:KNlJi:i!fJAST it JlCSNIVGS, l'lto'S.
CllH. Makkkt ami Kkont St's.
TliU J!one flouts (lie Klennihoat I nntliii);,
mill einlvi'iiieiit lo Hie It. It. I'epot. I'.lej-ant
ly ami rii lily 1'nri) tbliu.l lur toiiveiiii'iice und
.1. W. V A UN Kit
- - - . rropiictor.
This Holel l In the moil eonveiilent parlor
the oity on Ktoht St., I;tweeu iMurket nml
Ji lferson. i ' , . - ) '
A MErjCAN HOTEL.
t.'oriiev High knil Htate fcls., nearly opposlti)
r...l. u I. of NT
This Holr! Ik fiirnishcil throiii-lioiit wltli all
Iho inuilerii iniprovenieiitn. (iiiestH eMKIely
oil the heiit Ireutiiiout anil very low hills.
Street l ai'M paM thin ilotol ti) auil IVoni nil
. Jlailioml 1 Inputs.
'J'li! t liniifU hue Imen thoroughly renoviitoil
, ami huantilliily furiiUlioil.. llavhiK Miiperliir
. : i'ik illiiiH. ovviythipg will In iloiio lo rnnliO
' KUeMti'iiiiifortalile, . , V i
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M. MKUIvI.li - - -
Tli in Motel, a few loci from tlui flail rnnl Dd
pot. anil wlie io all traveloi'H on all trniiiH din
i!.e inealK, linn hint linen Ki'eatly enlarireil anil
(liiiriiiiKhly ropnlreil, iinlnUiil, Ai' anil in now
jn coiiiploUi onler for tlio reeoption of uueiit).
Ti'iiinn Hl.np ten in In ill um for inoaln. Toriiii
Corner Hlxth anil Walnut HlreeU.
K. I. OAKKS A J. T. KISIIEIl, l'loprlcloiii.
.IND. MulNTYUK J9 .1, II. CdNNKI.I.Y, (,lerkn,
Till liouno ha lienn entlroly Uellttoil anil
KeinoiU'luil, ami It in all Honpect a
Al.l.TltK LUXUHIItfl OVTHKSKAHOM. Tulllo
mirpkNiinil hy nono in Iho W'i hI. Ample Mini
plniuiikiit. neenniiiiKlallniiH for tnivelni'H. til vo
ui id 'ftil. OA liliM A CO., rrnjirlotor.
jyj- o ART II UR ' IIACS LINE.
CiiAiiLEa W. ' BARNKTr,' rroi)rielor
--T7-ii.l run roitulnrly to M'ArthurBtutlou
W to meet nil train.
Hack leaves MoArtluir l'ost Oltlo.o nt 10
o'clock, A. M Uiineet Fast Lino West; ut ID
M. to meet the Cincinnati Kxproti going east;
Ht o'clock P. 11., to moot the St. Louis Kx press
going west, at 6 P. M for Kast Line east.
Will meet the 1'niknrshurg. Mnrlettaand
Zaleskl Accoiiiodatloii ou applleatlon in per
son or by Inttor. ' ' t
Ordurs loll at the Post Olllcn, McArtliur, or
Duudas, prouintly ntlemlod to.
unot-mH. . C'lUItl-l5!i W.HARNKTT.
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' MuAIITIlUIt, OHIO. ,
i'rompt atlention Klveu to nil legal luiftlnem'
iitrunteil to Ills cine,
oilleent his resiileiini.
ATTOEWEY Jr.C LAW
OKKICK 111 H ml Slorv of Davis' llullil-
lilt, opiionito Vinioii ( iiiinty Natloiial liiuik.
.luly.'IO. la'itf ly.
J M. McGILLIVRAY, .
McAHTllli'lt, OHIO,. ; I ' 'j
Will attend promptly to liny IiukIiimii kIvoii
hit! euro tinil iiiiiuii'xciiienl In unv C'oiu tii of
Vinton i lul mljoinlniir enmities. (IKFICK In
tint Court liouw, up alalM,..., , , .
T S. CLAYPOOLE,
l'llOSECfTINd ATrotlNKV OP VlNTON t'OUNTV.
Will praetleo III Kons, Vinton nml adjoining
counties. All legul liiioi ni'-,u enlnisteil to liis
r.aro promptly attended lo.
R. HIGGINS & BR0.,
MAM'I'AITl ltUllH OK
I'arblo Itlonuments, Tomb 2tor.es,
MANTI.KS. l l'K.M'i HUH, ).,
LOG-ASI, - - OHIO.
(loud Assortment of Mnrlilc eimstantlv on
hnuil. All kinds of ( DM KI WI Y WOltlviloae
to order in the llmvt atvle.
Q J. IHLLlX(;iIURSi
PI IOTO G U APU E K,
am! denier In nil l.ims pf
t'i.'turc (.'or, ami rictuie Nails.
JJ,7" COPYING enrelully done, anil (lie
smallest l'i".liircH enlarged lo auv size, and
llnislied in oil, Water-colois, or iii.lia Ink, or
nnv other stylo that inav be dc-lie. I, at the
Large and llnely llni-hcd rhotogiaphs can
bo made IVinii scialched and faded riclures.
rictiiiesnf all kinds Kraineil to order, and
nil work warranted to live satisfaction,
T. HOG C! ESS,
KBSI DENT DENTIST,
Tftcltsou C, H., Ohio,
BrrJy tun lit all limes ho fouuil al his olllee.
Tl.l'.TH KXTIIAITKI) alisolutely without
iialn, ami witli perfect sal'etv, hv the use of
.A('tilHNt) HAS. ult)
All envi lie Wonlen Mills.
WltAroiirniT.iruil to'iloull klmls of work ilonc
in ayif class wouiun factory, such as
.CVRDIX.li, sriNINd ipul WK.VVIXU.
Satisfaction will be'glvcn to all onrrustoniers.
Highest market prico r aiu ror wool.
DII.I.0N, Ul'RTON & Co.
Ind. Cin. & Lafayette Railroad.
Great Through Passenger Railway
to all Points West. Northwest and
This is the Short Line via Indianapolis.
soiiger Lino lo St. I .on is. Kansas City, St . Jo
hoi ill, Denver, sail l''riiuciseo, ami all points In
Missouri, Kansas and Colorado,
The shortest and only direct mute, to In
dianapolis, Lafayette, Terra llaiito, Cam
bridge City, Uprlngtlofil, I'eorla, llurlinjfton,
Chicago, Milwaukee, St, 1'aiil, and all points
ill tlio Norlliwest.
Tho tlrtmt Through Mail and Kxnress 1'aB-
Tlio jiiilamiiolls, Cincinnati ft Lnrayelle
flailroad, Willi lis connections, now oilers
ontmciiKi'i'S more fiicilitiim in Tiimugli Conch
and Sleeping Car Service limn miy other line
from Cincinnati, having Iho advantage of
Tiiroiicu iiauy mm mini uineinnnii to st,
liiiglon, Chicago, Omalui. and all Intornicrtlnte
points, iiresenllntf to Colonists and Families
i-oiiis, nansns t.itv. sr. ,iosenn. reoria. liur.
such com forts and niTiniiuiodatiinis as ivrc
aiinriioii ny no otuor roiiin. . .
Thnnigli Tiekels nnd Jtaggage ( licckn (o ull
in.-, andtmni n. in.
irains icavu Cincinnati at I Mil u. in., a wo p.
Tickets can ho obtained nt No. 1 Itumnt
House, corner Third nml Vino, I'uhllo I.hiuI
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, ll n t.il, .(li'l a, I, VI, (linn. (((. (r,iii,.,
corner 1'luni and i'earl streets, (,'lncliiiiafi.
lie sure to nurchaso tiekels via Inillanaii
oils, Cincinnati & l.u layet te Itnllrond.
(1. I, ll A Itlll.Xil'.ll,
MastDrTiansiioi tatlon, CliiclnnaU.
C. K. I.oill), ,
Chief Ticket Clerk. Cincinnati.
Aiuerioan Submerged Pump.
"The Uust Pumi in the World."
OUll AGENTS report over $IW0,(XK) won Ii of
properly h.ivhu iioiii r no tins vear by these
Pinups, being Ihu most poworfiif fnrco-piiiiips
III the world, as well as Niin-Khkkzisii.
See October number, jingo MM, also Hie Pro.
in 1 11111 List, page .T.li) of (ho American Agricul
turist. Tills paper never deceives llio runners.
Hco notion In Keliruarv number. piigo4n. Try
one, If It don't do (lie work claimed, send ft
hack nnd gel your money, as WW WA It It ANT
our pumps to do ull we claim for them on our
Send for circulars or orders to tlm llridge
portMTgCo., No. M Cliiunliers HI,,New York.
An order for nine No, 1 Pumps securon an
exclusive town agency. i-tf;
AGENTS WANTED, !
. Inovery county of tmdi fdnlo,' fo"r a new
National Hook, (tiik I.ivrh and I'oiitbaits
OKTnxPBKsuiKNTs) wilh fan simile eopv of
the Doclnratlon of Indeiieniletiec, the Coi'istl
tutliin of Pnltml Slates, ami WashlngWii
Hirewoll Adilrjul with III Hue steel plates,
I' or oirculniH nml 'terms, address Johnson
Wilson A Co., UT Heekiiiim St. N, V
. Ulfle&Vf-Oiil. ()
BY REBECCA PERLEY REED.
A eloinl drooped over (ho inni'iiliea
Adi III t'i'oiii Iheoantern lull,
t'liiiking ita reaches Willi shadow
Heavy and leaden anil chill.
lilicislly ami pallid tlio houses -
Looineii dim in the sickly light ;
Tim narrow streets with steaming mist
Wow twisted, In coils of white.
Vet look! fur lielilml the hill-top
How the wuking oast jrlowa rod!
Till Hie dreary cloud Is treinbliii),'
With llfrht front Ids railieneo shod,
And lo! her cerements of shadow
The village linth ilioppoi', mid wails
Attired as n In iilo expeclnnt.
At the iiiiii'niiif-'SK"tdo!i gnlOK.
The paialile walls nin' reailiii'.
O spirits w ith longings high
ITur ,1,(1,1 111 (
Wlioso wpys tliroiDjIi tlio valley
Who ira.o at tlio gold and purplo
III ...IV L.,.l.....l....a ,1....
... ii.i o.iv uin III, ( Kl,jnill
Almiii the liPiiiileous lioiiz.iu
Like a bllssl'ul, glorious dream ;
l'onr si u'r, that work In tho shallow
Of ceaseless labor and earo, i
And hands that In deathly garment)
HftTe liroiidcil your lovoit nail fair
Ay, fouls whom tlio colling circles
Of sin may have fettered fust,
Tnku heart, for a moriilng; dnwnoth,
Anil Iho night will llco at last.
Look up! for Ills feet nn pre usIiik,
Anil lighling tho eastern rond
Tlieao lowly wnvs of vour walking
May end mi the hill's of Cod;
And oven this valley's shadow
Shall ol'ttiiiies beauteous glow
Willi heavenly glory rcllectrd
On its marshes gray ami low.
Walk patiently. Ilo hath bought you.
Are blessed, however jowl v.
j ii i.tiini,,. liiiiij lu.iii vu x 1 11 II
Are rudianl, however dim;
It needs lint to hear Ills burdens,
It needs hut to takp His cross,
And wo walk with liKhtenod shoulders,
And wo llnd all gsiu is loss!
Tlic most talkative people
arc ly no means the wisest,
noitlioi are llioso vylio have a
groat faculty communicating
that they know, necessarily the
Many people store away
knowledge merely for tho love
of it, and not for the advanta
ges it affords them. Their
thoughts are rich and varied, as
those 'intimately acquainted
with them can testify; for where
unembarrassed by strangers,
their conversation is fraught
with gems of learning and wis
dom. Hut ; unaccustomed to
shaping their thoughts in words,
excepting involuntary among
friends, such a man or woman
before- an tuidicnoe cf even
half a dozen strangers would
bo speechless, aud apparently
without resource, in the Avorld
Women who havo the credit
or discredit of talking continu
ally arc really generally very
poor talkers, where talk
amounts to anything. Thay
have not the habit of subjecting
their storehouses of learning,
logic or reason to the severe
test of language. If a man
reads anything which interests
him, ho is very apt to repeat it
in his owu words, This gives
him a command of his thoughts.
Women read but rarely repeat.
This is not so much the result of
natural inclination as of custom.
Men are expected " to talk.
Smart men must havo their wit
nnd wisdom at their tongue's end,
for they are so frequently cal?
led' upon for little public speech
es, toasts, dedicatious and pre
siding ns chairmen of meetings.
Tho only place men are. expec
ted to cultivate, classify and
pruno their . ideas by speaking
in an assembly, is in class
meeting, and there they do not
half of them do their duty.
,. Speaking,' excepting in ordin
ary t conversation, has a horror
for thoso unaccustomed to open
ing their mouths on any impor
tant occasion or question. If
there were less ordinary conver
sation, and more extraordinary'
and to s6mo noble purpose, men
and women . would " soon learn
to express themselves credita
bly before an audience great or
Much as peoplo may. prato
against women being " strong
minded," who would ever bo in
duced to speak ' in ' public, tho
art of speaking welV and fluent
ly is most important for both
men and women. . , .
. ! A lady is known by her con
versation, and not, by, dress or
other romiitions.. . . ' i
rfrXUw.jvaico-i ii: Jiuly. denotes
refjnelnent in its smooth, gentle,
utijral tone; v.'; "''" ; ...
No lady now speaks in a
gruff, coarse, harsh, abrupt
voice. Nature may not havo
bestowed a rich or mekdious
voice upon her, but taste and
refined habit will moderate to
a smooth tone the least musical
No lady who comprehends
common-sense principles, will
assume unatural tones of
voice in speaking or laughing,
Nothing grates . upon refined
ears so mnch. The coarsest
natural voice is more agreeable.
Neither will a Jady-mince her;
words, as if she were striving
to con verse "with tier moutli'full
of hot food. Nothing more de
notes shoddy or plebian taste
' It is a great pity lo bo con
scious of such a want of culture,
that one is afraid to bo mhrul
in action and conversation, for
nothing lends so mucl) grace
to a woman as an easy manner,
entirely innocent pf & assum
ed airs and embellisments,
There is so much that is un
real going on among people,
that any person, whp hafl the
courage to bo thoroughly and
exactly himself or herself on all
occasions, would be considered
the prince of cheats and aotqrs.
The whole thing would be so
Let it not be understood that
any honest-hearted ; person
doubts, but that as the world
goes, and as good association
demands, a inajprity of people
a;-e true to principles of honesty
as they understand them. More
over, it would be a stupenduous
piece of presumption to attempt
to set up a code for other peo
ple. However, a strict law
abiding citizen may be far from
a strictly honest person, inas
much .as he assumes before the
m orld to be other in his moral
and intellect ual'nature than he
The world has no right to
demand a peaceable citizen to
pull down his mask, be it thick
or thin, for if an individual pre
fers to be a hypocrite through
life, the settlement inust be
made with God.
But were it only realized by
all how disagreeable, simpering,
mincing, nipping, unnatural
nourishes are, and how perfect
ly charming are unaffected
ways, masks would be dropped
True, it would be a selfish
choice, and lar beneath choosing
to yourself because pretense is
wrong, but society would be
blessed with fewer parrots and
When talk amounts to any
thing, why are the generality
of women silent ? Is it not be
cause they take little interest
in anything outside the petty
gossips of their clique.
And without interest they
grow more and more ignorant.
Many a woman ' can toss her
head with an air of importance,
and say things that sound sig
nificant a small circle, where she
...,i '. 1 1 '
prides herself upon being a
leader ; but in her conceit, let
her not forget that her chcle is
very small, and the pursuits
thereof likwise circumscribed.
Among people who amount to
something in the world of last
ing accomplishment, where all
questions affecting the progress
of ages arc eagerly discussed,
and, where minds are too busy
and far-reaching to admit of
cliques which cramp and fetter,
many such mesdames and mis
ses are nonentities, without a
word to say or a sympathy in
common. i ,
It all cornea of ti want of re
sponsibility nt the. foundation
of the whole social system, that
so many women say, "Oli,
come avyay and lot us gossip,
' It . ....; i .
whilo men discuss politics, bu
siness, invention, history, art,
science," or any other "dry"
subject it makes their heads
Flirting as a Fine Art.
" The science of society
amounts to little true art, unless
certain genius goes with the
knowledge; and who will de
ny that there is a certain nat
ural gift for social influence, as
(hero is for all beautiful arts ?
Some persons havo a raro so
cial witchery who have not any
tfther Jbrm of genius,- and soino
women, of very modorata abil
ities in other respects, havo an
art of pleasing that amounts to
facination. One woman in fa
mous attire will gather a great
crowd of notables in a grand
house and give them a great
supper, and nil sliall bo flat and
dull; while same winsome lit
tle body, without any flashy
costume or parade, and even
without rare beauty, will enter
tain her circle of guests in a
charming way of her own, and
make tliem all at home with
her and each other. She plays
upon their tempers and traits
an4 associations, aa a master
hand plays upon the harp or
piano. I have sometimes
thought that womanly charm,
and perhaps even what in the
best sense is called flirting,
could be made one of the fine
arts, and consecrated to charity
and even to, religion, That
bright girl takes that half doz
en striplings in hand, and
touches each in tnrn with play
ful grace, until they are willing
captives to hpr spell, and ready
to buy her pin-cushions or.
watch-chains at the fair, or go
to her church and worship by
ber prayer-book, There is a
line, indeed, beyond which this
flirting ceases to be a fine art,
and becomes quite business-like
and utilitarian, a practical op
eration u making a market
and bagging a husband a
useful but not always ideal re
sult. Yet, as tho world goes,
a great deal of true missionary
work is done by charming wo
men in managing men in an
artistic and legitimate way, aud
the Virgin Mary has not all
the work of such intercession
in her hands or in her eyes, al
though Henry He'ine called
her the counter girl of the Cat h
olic Church, who won over the
Goths and the Vandals. Dr.
Samuel Osgood, in Harper's
Magazine for May.
"The Still, Small Voice."
Thore was a tang pauso in
the prayer-meeting. Mr. G- ,
the pastor, looked anxiously
from one brother , to another,
but none replied to his glance
by prayer or exhortation. At
length Mr. G said, "Let us
spend a few moment in silent
prayer." Many heads , were
bowed, and the stillness for a
time was unbroken. Then a
gray-haired man rose and said,
"Brethren, pray for mo. I havo
been to many meetings, but I
never felt my sins before as I
havo in this quiet. God has
seemed to draw near to mo,
and I am crushed to my
guilt. Pray that I may find
A benevolent lady of Mil-
lington has set apart tho sum
of $10,000 to bo lent "on good
security," at 5 per cent, inter
est, to "intelligent and worthy
young men" who wish to estab
lish themselves in business. Wo
don't know her name.
Ai a few drops of rain lay
the dust and cool tho summer
heat, so do the cheery words
and good nature of a" husband
make liomo pleasant and life
attractive. 7t Orion. " . .
Who Will go for Me? and, Whom
Shall I Send?
BY W. E. B.
These questions are two, and
not one. Who is willing to go
for mo ? Who am I willing to
send? arc two very different
things to ask.
Ahimaaz was perfectly wil
ling to run with tidings from
the battle-field - to Eli, the
priest, and tho commander was
willing to lot him run, to no
purpose, because ho was so
anxious to do it, and he was so
anxious to run as a messenger
that he ran without any tidings
whatever, . He was a trained
herald, and could run swiftly
and knew it, and was proud of
it, and so .ran, and that was
all there was of it. He had his
race and outran the real mes
senger, but had no tidings to
givo to Ell' when he had come
where he was.
Are there not trained heralds
amongst us who run well, and
no man, no, not even the Lord,
will hinder him ?
They admire their own agili
ty, and raise great expectations
on the part of others, and it all
comes at last to their own
shame and the disappointment
of their admirers.
There is another question
than, Who will go for me ? It is,
Whom shall I send '?
It is not every one who gets
ordination from the church
whom tho Lord will send,
It is not every one who,
without ordination, gets a circle
hearers whom the Lord has
Isaiah has seen tho Lord
high and lifted up in the throne
of his glory, with worshipping
cherubim on tho right and the
left, and had seen himself in the
light of God's holiness as alto
gether polluted and undone,
and then had been purified by
tho fire of tho altar laid on his
lips. Yet, even then he was
not prepared to go to tho Lord.
Another thing was neccssarv.
He must be more than a pre
pared, athlete; he must have
tidings to bear. . Tho Lord must
give him a message to deliver,
or his running would be utterly
Those whom the. Lord sends
do not run to show thciv own
swiftness, but to bear the Lord's
Our Lord Jesus Christ would
not allow his disciples to go a
step in fulfillment of his great
commission until they had re
ceived the baptism of tho Holy
Ghost and of fire. Ho must
first fill their souls with the
knowledge of his wonderful
work and give them other
tongues, tongues of gladness,
tongues of power, tongues of
fire, before ho - would permit
them to start at all.
And well was it that ho would
not. What kind of tidings
would they have borne if they
had gone forth without tho pen
tecostal endowment ?
Questions about tho kingdom,
as a Jewish kingdom, and the
time when it would be restored,
and who should bo greatest in
it, who sit on tho right hand,
and who on tho left hand, in
power, would have continued to
till their hearts!
Tim wonderful works of God
would never ( have formed tho
burden of their tidings; but
they would havo boon full of
tho wonderful speculations of
men. ' :
Peter,' instead of standing up
with tho eleven , on tho day of
Pentecost to charge homo upon
the multitudes the fact that
Ihoyjiad skin their own Mes
siah and rc.lt'iiKcd a robber, anil
that tho Ijord -whom they: had
put to death ' win' lisou and
reigning," "and had ehed forth
tho Holy Spirit upon them, and
was ready to save even his
murderers in Jerusalenij Peter
would have been, ho was on
that night of the betrayal," full
of saving himself instead of
saving others. '
The one who can answer the
two questions,' and say, "Here
am I Lord ; send me," ia the
one who 'has the baptism of
the Holy : Ghost, and is led by
tho Spirit, and will gq whereve
tho Spirit shall v send, and
speak whatever the Spirit shall
dictate. ; , .., , . .,
The Number Three.
1 A singular ' significance " at
taches itself to the number
three. When the world was
created we find that, there were
land, water and sky; , sun,
moon, and stars. Noah had
but three sons. Jesus was
three days in the tomb. Peter
denied his saviour thrice.
There were three patriarchs
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Abraham entertained three an
gels. Samuel was called three
times. "Simon lovest thou
Me ?" was repeated threo times.
Daniel was put into a den with
three lions for praying three
times a day. Shadrech, Me-
shech and Abednego were res
cued from the fiery furnace.
The ten commandments were
delivered on the third day. Job
had three friends. St. Paul
speaks of faith, hope and chari
ty these three. Those famous
dreams of the baker and butler
were to come to pass in three
day&; and Elijah prostrated
himself threo times on the body
of the dead child. Sampson
deceived Delilah three times
before she discovered the secret
of his strength.' Tho sacred
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Iplters onthe cross were I. II,
S.; so also the Roman motto
was composed of three words,
In hoc signo. There are condi
tions of man; the earth, heaven
and hell. There is a Holy
Trinity. In mythology, three
graces ; Cerebus, with three
heads; Neptune holding his
three toothed staff ; Tho Oracle
of Delphi cherished with vener
ation the tripod; and the nine
muses sprang from .three. In
nature we have morning, noon,
and night. Trees grow, their
leaves in three; there, is three
leaved clover. Every ninth'
wave is a ground swell. We
have fish, flesh and foul. The
majority of mankind die at thir
ty. What could be "done in
mathematics without the aid of
tho tri-a'uglo? Witness the
power of tho wedge ; and in
logic three premises are indis
pensable.' ' , '
.The latest phase of tho Khi-
van expedition indicates the
wisdom of tho . old caution,
" Put not your trust iii Princes."
Russia was vehement in her
protestations that her expedition
did not look toward any i acqui
sition of territory, but puroly
toward th : punishment of the
Khan lor tho maltreatment of
Russians, aud their protection
for the future ""Tho protesta
tions aro fulfilled to tho letter,
but broken' in tho spirit. Tho
war indomity levied 1 pn Khiva,
two million roubles,' will rcquiro
for its ' payment ; ten years.
Meahwhilo Russia is to occupy
the territory,! not for tho pur
poso of military acquisition, oh,
no ! nothiug of that sort 1 .only
just to secure the promised p ay
ifient. Tho history of tho pastt
interprets tho' jitoliablo future
V It is'Vays'tho '. X.,Tiine8,
'j hardly seven years since the
troops of tho Czar made 'thoir
first ent ry into Samar'caml; yet
that ancient capital of Bokhara
is now as completely, Russian
as Moscow, and Ameer k tho
very stcadfastfrictKl of tho con
querer." '." ;,',' . ' ,i .
A boy was found onboard
the steamer who had no ticket,
and no money." to buy' a ticket
with. He stole, on board and
hid behind a pile of freight un
til we were far out on th6 lake.
"Stealing your passage, ' hey?"
said the second mate, dragging
him to tho light and taking him
to the first officer..
- "What ? i avrunaway 1" said
the first officer. ' "
"Where from, and
, Tho , toy
swerv' : i',
"Have you a fether?" "Yes,"
said the boy. . ."A ... mother?"
"Yes." -A h6mer'"Yes? "Run
oft?" Tes,VWkat for?" asked
the mate. '; .' ' ;.. y
"To be my own master" cried
the boy gruffly ; "that's what
for."- n 1 JiWt
"Well, my boy, I . am afraid
you have chosen a pretty poor
master," said a man . standing
by. "A master who counsels
you to run away from home is
the worst sort of a master."
It is the greatest mistake in
the world for children to ihink
they are capable of being their
own masters, and taking care
of themselves. A kitten, a
dog, a lamb, can betteV take
care of itself than a child can.
Children are longer dependent
upon the kind ofiices of their
parents than any other; young
creature. They have to be
cooked for" and sewed for, and
sent to school, and taught a
thousand things, . befok l'they
can ever be of any use either to
themselves or other .people.
Nobody loves to -.'do all" these
for them so well; as' parents.
And. in return for their care
and Jove, children are bound to
1 ' i i ! ' , . ' ' ,
ioye ana ooey tneir parents.
This is God's plan: This is the
way the Son of God. did :when
He became an earthly child, to
show our boys how to do. There
is only one thing told about his
boyhood, and that is, when he
wanted ever so much a to V say
longer in Jerusalem, he. willing
ly gave up to his parents, and
went back to the country.
whereHi j stayedr .'"subject" to
them, and it was tho fiyt thing
that could bo .said of him,,
I went over tho, Qliio State
prison . not . long . agoand I
found there something about
runaways. Three hundred, and
eighty persons were. ..sentenced
to the prison last year VEigh
ty-seven of i .these, . ran, .a way
from , home whan they Jve re
boysv Twenty-seven. ijad.'v had
no .homes .at all. ,'.and.' iwere
thrown out upon ll woVliwith
nobody, to take caro.of ,hem.
No, wonder, if they jfell.jwtij bad
ways. But thre. were . tiiot so
many of these as, there! .jare of
the ,runaways; .'.showing;', that
abusing our privileges is ..worso
for; us than .havinc none at all.
The . wilful, and , wickei ..'spirit
away from a good home,
ty sure. to . lead, him'
ptate prison, ,pr: .bring,
something, worse ' at.
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1 Foaot Mux RAiiLS.-aChoD a
pound or two. of7 veal kidney or
any tender meat'fine;! mix with
it one or two cfggi and a Jit
butter df rdw pbrk-rsonU jlike
onion; 'eohs'dn: -with salU ! and
peppor. : Do tHem ftp' into1 balls
about ! th'rJ dizb ;6f ' half tan egg
and fry'br6wto.."' ! r
, A snipbuillof soiind .jjimber
may weather the ropgheut em ;
but, one made of rotten planks
'.'.:' ". J;. -:Ll"i .
cannot rule. in(,Balejty through
UIU BHKJOIUCBG WaiCTS. I
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Lilttld' Rock 'froin ShreviHiiirt givoi
nna '. .' S. . . ir
2uo cases oi yeuow ievcr tuoro.
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