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Independent in all tilings.
S2 in .Advance.
J AS, REED & SON,-Publishers.
ASHTABULA, OHIO, SATURDAY, DECJEMBEE 19, 1874
Whole JSTumber 1302.
Vol. iQCV, -No. 51.
j. H. K. W. VAGB dealer. In choice
Ksjnily uroceriesauu rnjTiumn, f ,
fectiouery, iuu me uuwii-u
-"Dl forUit purchase and sale of Western lie-
n i . i ..nmiawin Mer
err. tr.u - liiJ
.lam ow-cei. abuumuw,
Staple Dry tood. Family Grocprie-,
oryf South Store, Clarendon Block, jytjg
cuv Jtr PKUUV. Dealer, in Dry Good
GILKKI r , TilanB-Ware. nexi
Groceries, Crockery and Gtas-ware
door north of Fi.k book.
" ' BAV n.lf-fi I
OrS "FrSSSS "lour. Feed! Foru and
urocenes, rro-rwiK xi-aitr W ater-
W.EHKID. Dealer in Kpur.Po- k Kama,
Lard and all ainu. 01 rieu. -Family
Groceries, Fruit and. Confectionery
.le and Domestic Wine. lj
HOBK.tr SON BRJ-j
every ae&cnpnou uiui", ouv- - -
lloT on tood Block of choice Family Grocer
H. t. nOBBISOX Dealer in Dry Goods.
Grocerie.. Bool and Suoes. Uat, caps,
Kardware, Crockery. Book., "fchnl. U
AIAKTIrT HBWBEBBf, Drei8,M???
. Hcaior in Druii. Meal-
Fancy and Toilet Goods, Maine street, corner ol
t; U. SWIFT. Ashtabula, 0U10,
fumeryandFncy Articlea, aapcnor Te,coJ
lee, spice, rTunujaiu.w, r Vfl
cinea of every deKription Fain Dyes -
Hair OUa, Ac. all of which will be Jrtf
iowesi pncea. j"recrn;w""" 1095
GEUBGE WII..I.ABD, Dealer in Hard
ware, tSaddlery, Nails. Iron, Steel. Drugs, Medi
ilne., Falnti: OUt Dye.tnffs. c.. M:iin st
-A8HTABCJI-A HOUSE, R. C. Wamuprton,
Prop This House has lost been thoroughly ren
ovated and refurnished. Livery and Omnibus
Mt.nMiMi with the House. ivii
AMERICAN HOCSB,T. 5. Booth Froprt
etor, aoath side of the 8.1M. S sutipn.
This House baa re ently been refitted and Im
proved, and offers pleasant, sub-tantialand con
renient accommodations to persons stopping
over night, or for a meal, or for those from the
Interior, wishing stable accommodation for
teams. The House is orderly, with promptat
: -Uon to guests, nd good table and lodg-
TtV-USE, Ashtabula, Ohio, A. Field,
rHK H Vn Dmnibns running to and from
Proprie or. . Aig0j , eaod livery-stable
every train ofci. " jth house, to convey
kept in eonnccUon ,
w " j v-
v.LLlCE.DaI- 8. Ashtabula, O.w
re?;rId"tdC'.U operation, in hi. gro
Session He make, a speciality of Oral Ror
SiV" and saying the natural teeth. Office
111 res&n" o Elm st. former res,denc o,
Maj. Hubbard. lm
ako W. DICKINssOST, Jeweler. Repairing
of ail kinds of Watches, Clocks and Jewelry.
Store in -Ashtabula House Block, Ashtabula, O.
TAKES K.8TEBBINS, Dealer in Watch
es, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver and Plated
Ac. Repairing of all kinds done well, and all
orders promptly attended to. Main 8treet.Afb
tabuia Ohio. 1451
J. 8. ABBOTT. Dealer In Clocks, Watches
Jewelry, etc. Engraving, Mending and Re
calling done to order. Shop on Main street,
Conneant. Ohio. 838
(N DCCRO, Manufacturer of, and
lnFurnlture of the best descriptions, and
Dealt, -.riaty. Also General Undertaker, and
every.J- -r of Coffins to order. Main street,
S?(km. PbUe O"- A.hUbuU.4j(i
ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS.
ur n HUBB ARB, Attorney and Counsel
ot at lw-o"" oy.r .Newbern'. Drug Store,
AshtabuVohio-will practice in alt the courts
of the Slate, Collecting and Conveyancing
made a specialty.
tncRnAN it HiLL, Attoraevs and Coun
at Uiw Ashtabula, O wilf practice in
the Courts of Ashtabula, Lake and Geauga.
LaeIh 8. 8B.BMAH. THIODOlUt HaLL.
BUffiBD H. FITCH, Attorney and Coun
sellor at Lw, Notary Public, Ashtabula, Ohio
Special attention given to the Settlement of Es
tates, and to Conveyancing and Collecting. Al
to to all matters arising under the Bankrup
I. O, FISHER Justice of tho Peace, and
Agent for the Hartford, San, A Franklin Fire
Insurance Companies. Office over J,' P. Rob
ertaon's Store. Main St. Ashtabula. O. 111
pUAULES BOOTH, Attorney and Coun
sellor at Law. Ashtabula, Ohio. l')H5
wflSBI- V WETHER WAX, dealers in
C -.rTinTWare, Uollow-Ware, Shelf Hard-
" Sto G)aas-Ware, Lamps and Lamp-Trim-
wre. -HfolBum, Ac.opposite the Fiek House,
mings.Pt"' ..i rr . 9!)1
A auo6,"'!' iuu o6 of niu Q'1- Varni81h4";
";..,,E r nrjb'8ABD, DealerlnHard
QEOBGE C. "fNi,uu8U.ve., Tin Plate,
ware. Iron, Steel and a. , manufac
S ACZZI I'ron Copper Ware
Flak's Block Ashtabula. Ohio. lu-'5
SB. P. BEICHMAN, Physician A Surgeon,
having located himself in Ashtabula, respect
folly tenders his services to the citirens of A.n
tabula and vicinity. Dr. P. Deichman speaks the
German aid English languages nuently. His
office and residence ia In Smith t new block, Cen
tre street. 8illiM1
1 D CASE, Physiolan and Surgeon, office
over D W. Haskell's store, corner ol Spring and
Main its . Ashtabula. Ohio. Office hours from
U.i w 12 in and from 1 to 8, p m. 1289tf
ng, . 8 MABTIW, Homoepathic Physician
and Surgeon, respectfully ask. a share of the
patronage of Ashtabula and vicinity. Office
over Newberry's Drag Store. Residence corner
Park and Vine Sta. 1256
0. H. BARTLETT, M. D. Homoepathle
-Physician and Surpeon. (successor to Dr.
Moore,) office No. 1 Main street. Residence in
Shepard'a building, first door south of office.
OH, E, L. KING, Physician and Snrgeon,
Office qver Hendry King's store, residence
- gr.pcter)s OburcU. Ashtabula.. O frOl.
' r. , . KV Manwcturar of Lath,
a:Mf,. MMUinS TChee Boxc, Ac. Planinir,
&" "".nd "scVowl Satvine done on the
site toe upper r-.
nnsrvriH Ac WEIBLEN M nufactcrers a
'jfeSeln1. fkiS " Kttor I. .-"-iJJ-market
opposite Phoinix Foundery. AshUbn-
fjDY, Dealer In Granlteand
teis. Gratis, Ac. BuiWine stone. Flagging aud
Ojrrnlng cat to order. Yard on Ceuter street
EDWAHDG, FIERCE Dealers in Clothing,
n.r.l.n. an nnnt. lrnrnli,liin(Ttlfwwl ..v.t.
fiBQ. W- W A I TE, Wholesale and Re
tail Dealers, n Ready Made Clothing. Furnish
ijia Goods Hats. Caps. re. Ashtabula 1251
. NATIONAL BANK,
ASHTABULA H. Fabsett, Pres't. J.
....vS,. Ohio -thnriaed Canltal. 4n
So. BLtra.Caahier. Au "ljOO. H. Fassett,
, r e Barms:. U
I. TV AB7IKR
WALTON i; TALBEBT, mannfactnr rs
of and dealers 1n all grade, ol Sat'inaw Lnmeer,
Lath, and Shingles; also, mouldings of allbee
scriptloni. ' l"5
XAlflES REED It SON.Plaln and Ornament
al Job Printers, and general Ktailoners. Speci
mens of Printing and prices for the same sent
on application. Office corner Main and Spring
atresia, Ashtabula. O. 1260
a c FOttil, Manufacturer and Dealer in Sad
r!l,M' Han.'". Bridle., Collars, Trunks. Wnips,
Ae-'oppy'"-' Fl8k A.Uiabnla. Ohio. 1U1
HARNESS MAKER. FOUNDRIES.
TINKER. Si UHEGOKV Manufacturers of
Stoveis Flow, and Coluu ne, Wiudow Caps and
Sills. STill Ca.tiug.. Ketlics. Sinks, le'th
Shoes, Ac. PhBnix Foundry. Ashtabula. 0. 1U1
NOTARY PUBLICS, ETC.
kcH'B Block. Main ist.. Ashtabula. O.
r af iv ITIIIII S. Fainter, Glazier,
Faper Hanger. All work done with
ana pes pa ten.
W9I. ROSS, Uouse, bum ana wamagi
ing irraiuing auu paper i.u6...5
tm.iwL near J. 1 L"'- ' ' t'" r
TJi wSrVJSSd. Orde.s left wi.h Robert
work warranieo. vium --
Newberry will meet prompt attention. !
ninii ntnHV. Veterinav Snr
geo'n.will practice within fony miles """f""
Tr"' . t r- u,n th e. will be well cared
IIUIKB 1,1. uv w j . . 1
for. Charges reasonable. ,-otf
Jeflerson June 121h 1KT4. S2.
RIBS. E. C.BICKiBD,lj;!illT
making. c.no, ,'"5, and Children'
the Uteat styles of Udieer h
bij'v i-t; rsaat:
mi.ii W at.T'tl VAU SILK!
Dealer in TZL.TZZT. ntl
Keal B.iate auu . " .TpRKf .
bunth Ashtabula t;p, yu.o. ' r...
H., Principal. inter it
t . . ftj MAnil fir '.t - 1W6U
Xo.. u. a
, . r.. .1... T ivmAnl
; , . r. p..h a.futa over
uonuon o.uw iii JTTwin b.w-It.
20,UO0,UOU uoia. in ine u. o. o,f.,.
np.finallv liable. lzia
BL1EESLEG tc MOORE, Photographers
and dealer in riciuren, "h'"bv .
Ac having a large.upply of Mouldings of vari
ous description.,!, prepared to frame anyth ng
In the picture line, atshortnotics i and In the
beet style. Second floor of the Hall storend
door South of Bank Maun street. llm
CONDENSED TlMEylVBLE Nov. 18, 1874.
KrrKHIKS SODTH. I BtTKNIKG MOETH.
, MCMBKBS , BTATIOKS.
a jrUHBKBS ,
r. a. p. at.
1 85 8 36
1 87 8 36
1 24 8 23
1 11 8 10
1 05 8 03
12 55 7 62
12 45 7 41
12 85 7 80
12 fci 7 7
12 22 7 16
12 oa 7 02
12 01 6 54
Ill 66 6 48 .....
11 62 6 i ... .
11 42 6 80
11 81 13 p. K
11 2 6 15 8 40
11 16 6 43 8 24
11 03 6 28 8 09
10 64 S 17 7 68
10 46 6 05 7 50
7 40 1 00 4 26
A. a. p. M. p. x.
a 4 e
7 10 S 40
7 11 48
1 S3 6
1 36 8 OS ;
7 42 14
7 63 8 W
8 W 8 84
8 14 46
8 17 48
8 29 8 Bel
8 43 4 13 ... .
8 6 4 23
8 67 4 28
03 4 33
9 14 4 43
9 26 4 66 a. .
9 80 6 00 6 40
9 45 6 16 6 65
9 68 6 28 6 08
06 6 40 S 17
15 6 60 6 25
SO 11 16 9 40
M. r. M. A. K.
L. 8. A M. S. Cr
... Eagle ville...
.. Bloomfield. .
All trains daily, except Sunday.
F. R. MYERS. Gen. Pisa. Ticket Agent.
..8. A. M.S.-FBANKI.IN DIVISION.
From and after Nov. 15, 1874. Passenger Trains
will run as follows :
NO. 7.No.l S'ATIONS.
P If AH
00 6 55 Oil City East..
S 06 7t i Junction
5 1C 7 05 a Oil City West
8 20 7 15 a Reno
8 26 x 7 23 Run
8 8.' 7 8J a Franklin
8 60 7 47 Summit
8 58 7 54 a Polk
4 10 8 06 z Rsymilton
4 26 8 24 Sandy Lake....
4 31 8 28 zStoneboro
4 35 x8 83 Branch
4 47 8 46 Clark
4 65 8 55 z badley
6 12 9 10 Salem
5 17 9 16 A G W Cross..
6 83 g JJI x Jamestown...
at. a .9 Turnersville....
8 9 69 Simon's Corners
Jeffer 10 13 z Andorer
eon 10 22 Barber's Leon.
Acc. 10 81 Dorset
6 05 10 45 z Jefferson
6 21 11 00 Plymouth
C 40 11 10 xAehtabula
2 30 Pittsburgh
A X P H .
No. 21 No.4i No.8
pa pa a a
S 65 10 06
14 10 00
42 " (65
1 81 " 9 46
x2 24 9 89
2 18 9 82
2 00 9 12
1 63 9 05
1 42 8 52
1 25 8 83
1 21 8 28
xl 16 x8 26
1 06 8 13
12 65 8 04
12 40 7 49
12 35 7 44
11 50 7 30
11 43 ".
10 40 7 45
10 18 7 S8
10 00 7 10
. xTrains do not
Trains stop only on Signal.
Stop. zTelegraph Stations. - Cleveland Time.
The Way Freight trains stop at Jefferson in
going West, at 4.04 P.M., and going Eastat 7.89
M. These trains carry passengers.
Passenger fare at the rate of 3 cents per mile;
way stations counted in even naif diinea,-'
ERIE RAIL VAV,
Abstract of Tim TaM Adopkd JVm. 16,
PULLMAN'S best Drawing-room
and Sleeping Coaches, combining all
modern improvements, are run through without
change from Buffalo, Suspension Bridge, Niagara
Falls, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago
Detroit to New York, makine direct con
nection with all lines of foreien and coastwise
steamers, and also with Sound Steamers and
railway lines ftr Boston and New England cities
No. 8. Ko, 12.
STATIONS. N.Y Atlantic
Dunkirk. L've. 3 36 a 1 06p.m.
Salamanca 6 87 3 20
Clifton .. " 4 35 " 2 00 '
Su.p. Bridge 4 45 2 10 "
Niagara Falls.. .. " 4 60 - 216 "
Buffalo 5 25 " 2 60 "
Attica " 6 37 " 4 10 "
Portage 7 86 " 6 22
Homellsville " t8 50 15 S5
Addison ' 9 46 740
Roches ter....T7. - 6 00 " 4 00
Avon " 6 E5 " 411 14
Bath " 8 08 " 7 CD
Corning " 10 08 " 8C5 '
Elmira... ..Arr. 10 88 8 88 '
Waverly... '"' U 14 " 9 23 "J
Owego ' 11 46 A a'lO 04 "
Btngliamton ... " 18 26 pa10 63 "
Great Bend 12 56 " I
Susquehan'a.... 1 08 " 111 43
Deposit " 168" 127A.a.
Hancock " 2 25 " 12 67 " i
Lackaw'xen " 4 05 "
Honesdale " 6 00 7. j
Port Jervis , 4 45 8 48"
Middletown 5 29 11 4 60 " I
Goshen 5 45 I
Patterson " Tos""- 6 40 " I
Newark " 7 47 ' 7 sj
Jersey City 7 43 7 20"
New York ' 7 65 p mi 7 40 a. a
Boston " 5 00 AajToOpTiT.
7 60 pa
8 00 "
8 05 "
9 50 '
11 18 "
12 21 ai
1 25 "
6 00 PI
7 87 "
1 60 PI
2 55 Al
4 86 -6
6 83 u
S 20 pa
110 22 A a
11 12 ..
12 61 pa
11 OOP 1
No. 19 runs daily and No. 8 dailv from Rni.
manca and Buffalo, t Meal Stations-
For Sale at all the principal Ticket Offices. '
Ask for ticker hv wav nf TTrl Tf.tlor.v
jho. H. aubott. Gen. Fas. Agent, N. Y.
FOR SALE. One of Marvin's
small sized Fire-proof Safes, and a Black W.L.
nut Wrlag Desk. J. SUM. BLYTH.
A.ntnnuta. rfan H. 1H7 . .
Residence for Sale,
TlIE late r"iiilnA nf tha Ttarr
cheap fti ea.h, or short time. Amilv 10
M. uiuette, on Lake Htrcct. will he uM
'"-' AMtlSC. FISK
Only Line Carrying the Ameri
. can Flag.
Sailing every Thursday from Piiilapelaiiia for
QTJEESTOWN A LIVERPOOL.
Cabin, Intermediate and" Steerage accomodation
Rates as low as by sny other Flrst-Class Line.
PETER WRIGHT A SONS,
General Agents. Philadelphia.
G J;. ?AS5 9fflce AhtaMila, Yonngi
wn .Pittsburgh R. H., Agent, Ashtabula Har-
FOR BALE t
A EOTJSE AND LOT
In Klnesville village, near the Academy. Hons,
cont'iins lonr iae- r; , :v u .
Enquire of JJ-.K".
xtiaol Kings ville, O.
ENVELOPES ! ENVELOPES
1USINESS men and printers gen-
erally are requested to call or send to us for
samples 01 envelopes, vte uavejust rew.w
An Extensive Assortment,
directly from the eastern manufacturers, and will
at prices never before known In this county.
JAMES REED 4 80N.
MENS" BUSISFS8 SUITS.
KENS' DRESS SUITS
YOUTH. BOY A CHILD RENS' SUITS,
Beady-made and made to order, at
.GEO. W. WAITE'S.
GERMAN A FRENCH WORSTED.
AMERICAN A ENGLISH CLOTHS,
ALL KINDS OF CAS8IMERES,
THE BEST OF TAILORS' TRIMMINGS,
GEO. W. WAITE'S
THERE will be Teachers' Exami
tions at the following times and places :
Asntanuia, Jan. is, itr5.
Bock Creek, at the Teachers' Institute.
By order of the Board of Examiners.
1293 L. H. MEANS. Clerk of Board.
0. M. & S. S.
INGRAIN CARPETS, $1.25 worth $1.40,
INGRAIN CABPETS, $1.10, worth $15,
INGRAIN CARPETS, 90c, worth $1.10,
INGRAIN CASPETS 75c, worth 90c,
, - . t HASKELL'S.
INGIiAIN CARPETS 60c, worth 75c,
INGRAIN CARPETS 45c. worth 60c,
tPrY- NO extra eharp fnr rnttfnir rnwta in
match, where alze of room is given.
WE keep the very best that there
is manufactured, and hav nn hnnri l.rtrtt
and well selected stock, which we do not propose
to be undersold in by ANYBODY.
IN order to close out our stock of
Shawls, we have made great Seduction in
Price., on both doable and single.
REMEMBER tho HOLIDAYS
are comin? and all those rn need of Zec-nvra
will do well to bny at Haskell's, and thereby cave
money, as he only charges 16c an ounc for it.
WE have the Best One Dollar
Corset that there is to be found In town :
also a splendid corset which we shall close ont at
86c ; Madam Foy's always in stock.
LADIES, Gents and ChUdren'i
Underwear at Bargain.
that the plae (a buy
Atx, li t
Corner of Main and Bp lug streets.
. Uci-vclxa. XT. a. 11, '
Sealer In SASH, DOORS, A BLINDS, also
Window and Door Frames made to order. -
Bpedal agent for the aala of
COMPOUND BA8H LOCK.
EVCall and axamln my Stock aad Prices be
fore pure basing elsewhere.
Office opposite A., Y. A P. Depot. WUS87
R.CK CHEEK . ADTffiTISEHENT
OB, X. S. FIELBtof N. Y., a practitioner
or some year, in mat Mate, naa opened an 01
fi. ir. Kock Creek, this countv. for the purpose
of following his profession in Medicine and
Surgery. Office in Brick Block that formerly
occuplea ny ir. juiub. low
Corner Drug Store !
ROCK CREEK, OHIO.
OB. LATIMER, having suc
a ceeded to the bcainesa or Brettell A Lati
mer, bas stocked ap the establishment and put
it in the best running oner. His stock of
is no to the demand of the local Ut. and not ear
passed in the plnce. PrebcriptionB ft specialty, and
pal up wild pronipiaess aua care.
are choice, and tbe tradesumcientlv active to keep
the .tock fre.h and the range of prices even with
the market low tnougu mat may oe. in
our shelves are supplied with eveiy variety of finer
and better kind, of good, in all their variety, and
the heavier article, are in stock such as to
m et the demand, or the country trade. Besides
hew classes of goods, our customers will find a
good stock of
BOOTS & SHOES,
of the best manufacture.'
Paints & Oils,
and a constant supply of
SASH, BOORS, Ae.,
all of which are sold at a narrow margin of profit,
and with due regard to good faith and fairness in
O. B. LATIMER,
Brick Corner Store.
Morgan, Oct. 14, 1974. 1292
K. H. PIFER.
E. H. PIFER & CO.,
of different kinds, and manufacturers of
Tin, Sheet Iron & Copperware
A Good Stock of
GLASSWARE AND LAMPS.
VW Special attention paid to JOB WORK,
ROOFING aud SPOUTING.
Rock Creek. O. 3ml SOO
IJie best base burning stove!
This stove has given
wherever it has been used, and the large number
sold in Ashtabula during the Fall and Winter of
1873, bear ample testimony of its popularity.
It is supplied with the celebrated Mill or
MORNING GLORY GRATE.
so favorably known In fact almoft universally
conceded to be the
for hard coal ever iiv te d.
ALL THE DIFFERENT STY S AND SIZES
are'constantly on hand, andean 1" vVl '. "CS.I-
ing at the sU ru 1
W. W. MANN,
Centre St., Ashtabula. O. 2ml 29
TTi iTT sin rr?v r i
THE Citizens of Ashtabula will
take due notice, that the subscriber has open
ed a NEW Grocery Store in Brace's Block, adjoin
ing L'Hommcdieu's Clothing Store, where they
may ohtain their Family supplies or the choicest
Groceries, Provisions, Fruits
The Stock is New and Fresh throughout, and
embraces the BEST the market affords, and a. the
present is a favorable time for buying, on account
of the low range of Prices, the goods will be of
erred at correspondingly low rates. On
Teas, Coffees & Sugars
he cannot be beaten In price or quality. In
he will keep the best brand, in market, and no
housekeeper will be disappointed with inferior
grades. A supply of
FRESH ORANGES, LEMONS, A RAISINS
hardly equaled in town.
In a word, every article to be found in a first
class, well regulated Grocery, will be fonnd here
As he is tolerably well Known, and not withont
business friends, a' share of the favors of snch and
others is solicited, in the hope of conferring mu
tual advantages and tbe building np and strength
ening of business relations.
JAMES B. TOMBES.
Ashtabula, April 80th 1874. lwtf
WEATHER STRIP !
EXCLUDES cold wind, rain, soot,
and snow. Send for Price List, and Sam
J.DOWNIE A CO.,
Phoenix Iron Works.
WE are now ready to solicit ord
er, for the manufacture or STEAM EN
GINES, SHAFTING. PULLEYS, PLOWS and oth
r Farming Implemunta.
Every description ol
IRON & BRASS CASTINGS
made aa low as the market affords.
of all kinds done to order with neatness and
We are also prepared to do all kinds of Engln
Machine and general Repairing promptly.
We would especially Invite the aueutlon pt
those interested ui the manufacture or use of .
hat we have now In operation a Power Bolt
Cutter by which we are enabled to cut Bolls from
X to 1M inches in diameter, at least 25 per cent,
cheaper than can be done elsewhere In this vicini
ty. We keep constantly on band at cur new shop
CURTIS IRON BEAM PLOWS.
Also Points and Repairs for all the leading plow,
made in this section.
Vr CALL AND SEE UB.I
Office and Works near Centre Street R. R.
TINKER A GREGORY.
Ashtabula, F.beth. 1874. lTtf
( H. H. HALL. 02
1 H. H. HALL.
j IS00U Jt Shoe. I
MISCELLANEOUS. IF I COULD ALWAYS KEEP HER
MISCELLANEOUS. IF I COULD ALWAYS KEEP HER SO!
T-. - ,tl 11 Inmi rmg .
Helnlea.. clinpin? fineers. downv. golden hair,
Where the sunshine linger. caught from eveiy
where Blue eyes asking quettions, lips that cannot
Roly-poly .braiders, dimple in your cheek ;
Painty little blo.om. in a world of woe.
Thus 1 fain would keep you, for i love yon so.
Roguish little r:am-el. scarcely s'x years old
Feet that never weary, hair of de-per gold ;
Restless, busy fiiigrei.. all the time at play.
Tongue that never cease, lalkine nil the day!
Blue eye. learning wonder, of the world abent.
Here yon come to tell ther.i what an t-ager .houl
Winsome little dniiel, all the neiilihoi. know.
Thus I long to keep yon. tor 1 love von ?o.
So little school girl, with vour .trans of hooks.
And snch gmve importance in your puzzled looks.
Solving weaiy pmliiem.. noting over ?uin..
Yet with U-eth lor .iione cake and for sugar
Reading ncoks of romance in yonr h d.it night.
Waking up to tady with the rooming light :
Anxious a. to tihbni.s, deft to lie a buw ;
Full of contradictious I would keep tn .0
Sweet and thoughtful maiden, sitting by my side.
All the world's befoie yon. and the world i. wide:
Heart, are there for winniu, heart, are there to
Has onr own, shy maiden, just bt-gun to w:tker
Is the raFli of dawitiiijs glowing cu you cheek.
Tell us in blnshe., what you will not speak t
Shy and tt ntler niairicn. I would fain for.'ga
All the golden futuie, ju.t to keep yon so.
Ah, the listening anircls saw tht she wa. fair.
Ripe lor fair unfolding in the upper air;
Now the roe of ftavvuiitf- tui n. 111 lilv white.
And the cio.c-.hut eye- ids vi il die eyes from
All the pa.t T summon a. I ki.s her brow
Babe, andoliild. .nd maiiieo. ail are with mc now.
Oh. my heart i. hrr-akin?. but God, lovel kuow,
Safe among the incls. be vill keep her o.
Would that I could Eeep you, with your bahj
MISCELLANEOUS. IF I COULD ALWAYS KEEP HER SO! A TRUE STORY--REPEATED WORD
FOR WORD AS I HEARD IT.
BY MARK TWAIN.
It v:is summer time ami twilirrlit.
We wfiv sit tins; on 'l lie j.ou-li of the
farm lumsc, on the summit of the
hill, :inl "Aunt K-u-hel was sitting
res'fi-tlully lielow our level, on the
steps for she was our servant, and
colored. She was of mighty frame
and stature; she wjm sixly years old,
but her eyes were undiiiinietl and
her strength unabated. She was a
cheerful, hearty sonl, and it was no
more trouble for her to laugh than it
was fora bird to sing. She was un
der fire, now, as usual when the day
was done. 1 lint is to say, she was
being chaffed withont mere, and
was enjoviiifj- it.- She would let off
peal after jieal of laughter, and ilien
sit with her faee in her hands and
shake with throes of enjoyment
which she could no longer get
breath enough to express. At such
a moment as this a thought occurred
to me, and I said:
"Aunt Rachel, how is it that yon
have lived sixty years and never had
She stopped quaking. She paused,
and there was a moment of silence.
She turned her face over her shoul-
ler toward me, and said, without
even a smile in her voice :
"Mislo C , is you in 'arnest?"
It. surprised me a good deal; ajid
it sobered my manner and my speech,
too. I said :
"Why, I thought that is, I meant
why, you can't have had any trou
ble. 1 never heard you sigh, and
never seen your eye when there
wasn't a laugh in it."
She faced fairly around now, and
was full of earnestness.
"lias I had any trouble? Slisto
C , l's Vwine to tell vou, den I
leave it to you. I was, born down
'mongst de slaves I knows all 'bout
slavery, Vase I been one of 'em my
own se'f. Well, sah, my ole man
dat's my husban' he was lovin' and
kind to me, jist as kind as you is to
yo' own wife. Aud we had chil'en,
and we loved dein chil'en jist the
same as yon loves yo' chil'en. ' Dey
was black, but de .Lord can't make
no chil'en so black but what dey
mother loves 'em and would'nt give
'em np, no, not for any thing dat's in
dis whole world.
"Well, sah, I was raised in ole Fo'
ginny, but my mother was raised in
Maryland; an' my soul, she was tnr
rible when she'd git started! My
lan'! but she'd make de fur fl v ! Wen
she'd git into dem tantrums, she al
ways had one word dat she said.
She'd straighten Tierse'f up an' put
her fists in her hips an' say, "I want
you to undeistan' dat I wa'nt bawn
in de mash to fool' by trash ! I is one
o' de ole blue lien's chickens, I is!"
'Case you see, dat's what folks dat's
bawn in Maryland calls deyselves,
an' dey's proud of it Well, dat was
her word. ' 1 don't ever forgit it, be
ca'se she said it one day, when my
little Henry tore his wrist' awful, an'
most busted his head, right up at de
toD of his forehead, an' de niggers
didn' fly aroun fas' enough to 'tend
to him. An' when dey talk' back at
her, she up an' says, 'Look a-heah!'
she says, 'I want you niggers to un
derstan' dat I wa'nt bawn in de
mash to be fool' by trash! Ps one o'
do ole blue hen's chicken, I is!' An'
den she clar' dat kitchen an' band
age' up de chile herse'f. So I says
dat word, too, when I'g riled. f
Well, by-em-by my ole mistis say
she's broke, an' she's got to sell all
de niggers on de place. An' when I
heah dat dey gwyne to sell us all off
at oction in Richmon', oh, de good
gracious! I know what dat mean!"
Aunt Rachel had gradually risen,
while she warmed to her subject,
and now she towered above us, black
against the stars.
"Dey put chains on us, an' put us
on a stan' as high as dis porch
twenty feet high an' all the people
stood aroun' crowds an' crowds.
An' dey'ed come up dar an' look at
us all round, and squeezer our arm,
an' make us git up an' walk, an'
den say, Dis one too ole,' or, 'dis
one too lame,' or 'dis one don't
'mount to much.' An' dey sole my
ole man au' took him away, an' fcjf
begin to sell ray chil'en an' take Jem
away' an' I begin to cry; -n' de
man say, 'Shet up yo' dam olubbcr
in', an' hit me on de nipuf w'-- "-8
han'. An' when de las' e was gone
but my little Heiirr. 1 STb .h,m
clost up to my bies' so, an I ns up
an' says, 'You sh''t take nim away
I says, 'I kill -- man ,da' lfiches
him!' I says. I"1 l"7 "enry
whisper n' 7 'J fwJ",,,,e, t0 ra,
away a"' dl'" 1 w buy y
freed'""-' h 1,,uss le u,lilu' he al"
way- good! Rut dey got him
d-' got ''n, nle" ' looV
an' tear de clo'es tnos' off of 'era, an'
bent 'em over the head wid my
chain; an' dey give it to me, too,
but I didn't mine dat.
Well, dar wns my ole man gone,
an' all my phil'en, all my seven chil
'en an' six of 'era I haint set eyes
on n gin to dis day, an' dat's twenty
two years ago las Easter. De man
dat bought me b'long in Newborn,
an' he took me dar. Well, bvnibv.
tie years roll an' de w.iw come. My
marster he was a confederit colonel,
an' I was his family cook. So when
de Union took dat town, dev all run
away an left me all by mysefwid
de other niggers in d'at mons'ous
big house. i-0 de big Union officers
move ill dai, an' dey ask me would
I cook for dem. 'Lor' bless. you,'
says I, 'dat's what l's for.'
Der wa'nt no emoll fry officers.
mine you, dey was de biggest dey is;
at' de way dey make Jem sojers
mosey round! De Gen'l hetole me
to boss dat kitchen; an he say, 'If
anybody come meddlin wid you,
jist make em walk chalk; don't yon
be afeard,' he say, 'yons 'inong frens
Well, I thinks to myself, if my
little Henry ever got a chance to
run away, he'd make to de norf, of
couse. So one day I come in dar
whan de big othcers was, in de par
lor, an I draps curtchy, so, an I up
an toleem bout my Henry, dey alist
enin' to my troubles jist de same as
if was white folks; an I says, 'What
I come for is becase if he got away
and got up Norf whah yougemmen
comes from, yon might a seen him,
maybe, an could tell me so I could
fine him agin; he was very leetle,
an he had a skyar on his left wrist,
an at de top of his forehead. Den
dey look mournful, and degen'I say,
'Ilow long sence you lose him?' an I
say 'ihirteeii year.' Den de gen 1
say, 'He wouldn t be little no more,
now he s a man.
I never thought of dat before! He
was only dat little feller to me vit,
I never thought bout him growin' up
an bein big. But I see.it den. None
of de gemir.en had run acrost him, so
dey couldnt do noftin for me. But
all dat time, do' I didn't know it,
my Henry was run off to de Norf
years an years, an he was a barber,
too, an work for hisself. An bymby,
when de waw come, he ups an he
says, 'l's done barberin, he says; 'Is
goin to fine my ole mammy, less'n
she's dead.' so he sole out an went to
whar dey was recruitin, and hired
hisself ont to de colonel for his ser
vant; an den he went all through de
battles every whar, huntiu for his ole
mammy; yes, indeedy, he'd hire fust
to one officer an den another, till
he ransacked de whole Souf; but
you see, I didnt know nuffin about
dis. How was I gwyne to know it?
Well, one night dey had a Dig so-
jer ball, de sojers dar at Newbern
was always havin balls, an carryin
on. Uey had era in my kitchen,
heaps o' times, kase it was so bigr.
Mine you, I was down on such do
ins, becase my place was wid de offi
cers, an it rasp' me to have dem
common sojers cavortin round my
kitchen like dat. But I always stood
round and kept things straight, I
did; an sometimes dey'd git my dan
der np, an den I'd make em clar out
dat kitchen, mine I tell you!
Well, one nicht it was a Friday
night dey comes a whole plattoon
from a nigger regment dat was on
guard at de house de house was
headquar;er8, you know and den I
was jist a bilin'! Mad? I was jist a
boouiin' ; I was just a itcin' for 'em
to do suffin' for to start me. And
dey was a-waltzin' an a dancin'!
my! but dey was havin a time!
an' I jist a swellin' an' a swellin' up!
Poorty soon 'long come such a
spruce young nigger a saihn down
deroom wid a yeiler wench roun' de
wais';an roun' an roun' an roun'
dey went, enough to make a body
drunk to look at 'em; and when dey
got abreas' o' me; they went to kin'
o' balacin' fust on one leg an' den
on t'other an' smilin' at my big red
turban, an- makm fun, an 1 ups
an' says, 'git along wid you! rub
bage! De young man's lace kin' o'
changed, ail of a sudden, for 'bout a
second, but den he went to smilin'
agin, same as he was befo'. Well,
'bout this time in comes some nig
gers dat played de music, an' b'long
to de ban', and dey never git along
withont puttm' on airs. An de
very fust air dey put on dat night,
I lit into dem! Dey laughed, and
dat made me wnss. De res' o' de
niggers go to laughin' an' den my
soul alive, but I was hot. My eyes
was iust a blazin ! 1 list straigten-
ed myself up, so jist as I is now,
plum to de ceiun' mos an' 1 digs
my fists into my hips, an' I says, I
want you nigfrere to understan a at.
I wasn't bawn in de mash, to be
fool' by trash! Is'e one o' de ole
blue hen's chickens, I is! an' den I
see dat young roan stan a starin
an' stiff lookin' kiu' o' up at de ceil
in' like he forgot somefin', an' I
couldn't member it no mo. Well,
I list march 'on dem niseers so
lookin' like a gen'l an' dey jist
cave' away befo' me an' out at de I
do'. An' as dis young man was a "re
in' out, I heah hirn say to another
nigger 'Jim, he says, you go 1ong
n' tell de cap'n I be on hn-' b-t.
eight o'clock in de mawr-1'; dey's
somefin on my mine, 'hei&y9 ? df" t
sleep no mo' dis nigAt- Yu go
'long, he says an' lve mc oy my
'-Dis wa8 'luut one o'clock in de
. . . . - . 1 1 1 . ., n .-. i , . f inua
up an on gettin' de officers'
breakfast 1 was a stoopin' down
by de tove -jest so, same as if yo'
tt was de stove, an I opened de
mnw-nin' 1 en. uuut, oc . -. " o
Btve door wid my right han , so,
fiushin' it back jest as I pushes yo'
foot, an I'd jest got de pan o' hot
buscuits in my han' and was 'bout to
raise up, when I see a black face
come arouud under mine, jest as l's
a looking up close under yo' face
now an' I jest stopped right dah,
an never budged! jest gazed, and
so; and de pan begin to tremble, an
all of a sudden I knowed ! De pan
drop' on de Ho' an I grabbed his
lef ban' an shove back his sleeve,
iest so, as i s doin to yon and den
coes for his forehead and push de
hair back, so, an boy! I says, if you
aint my Henry, what is you doin
wid dis welt on ' yo' wns' an dat
skyar on yo' forhead? Dor Lord
God of beaven be praise, I got my
Oh, no, Misto C. I hain't no more
trouble. An' no joy !
Somebody advertises a prepara
tion for keeping a lady's hands free
from chaps. A report that she has
no money would ao tne same ining.
From the N. Y. Observer.
SLEEP AND NO SLEEP.
It was in Casa Guidi, in the 'City
of Florence, that I was first led by a
singular experience ' to study the
phenomena of sleep, or rather of no
It was Sunday night; after a day
not marked by any special excite
ment, I went "to bed expecting to
sleep as soundly as usual. Mindight
came, and the small hours grew larg
er, and I was still wide awake. The
associations of the room and the
house thronged me. Mis. Janison had
W'ritten some of her delightful poems
on the very table near my bed. Mrs.
Browning had made the "house clas
sic and. memorable bv giving its
name to her most favorable poem,
for in this palace she wrote and died ;
and, over the door, the Florentines
have placed a tablet to her memory.
J ust across the way is the gate of
the Pitti Palace, and thBre are
shrined the loveliest work of art.
Aud so, with the thoughts that
had been going on here, aud
with other thoughts that crossed
the sea the night wore away and
morning came, but not a wink of
sleep. Monday was spent as usual
visiting the galleries and churches.
aud when night came, I retired
again and arose the next morning
without a moment of sleep. And
now I had mc to Dr. Wilson and
told him my simple story, th-ttl was
quite well, but had forgotten how to
get asleep ! Under his care tli
third time brought a little sleep.
but it was six mouths before normal
sleep became my habitual enjoy
ment. Since, and by that Florence
experience, 1 have learned that tood
and exercise and phvsic are not more
important for life and" health than
sleep. It is a religions duty to
sleep, and to sleep enough ; and h
who does not, may be sure that h
is breaking the tiixth Commandment,
which requireth the lawful eiideav
ors to preserve oar own Life, as well
as lives of others.
There is scarcely a better health
meter for men who think much, than
this. Hard mental work is begin
ning when it interferes with sleep.
and he who plies his brain wi.Ui eve
so much energy eight or ten hours
a day, and prays ami iilays five or
six, and sleeps seven or eight, will
never die of overwork. But he
roust make a business of it. Brain
work, good exercise in the open air,
culture of the sonL social relaxation
and sleep these are tbe coiwstitu
ents of good living, aud they will
be attended by health, wealth, use
fulness aud happiness. If anything
else is wanting, it will be added
The old theory was that sleep is
induced by pressure of blood on the
brain, liecause the stupor of apo
plexy follows congestion of the
brain, it was held that sleep was
somewhat like an incipient disease
very stupid theory, for so far
from being like disease, is "the
sweet restorer of the waste that
bramwork makes. Congestion is
imminent when the brain is pressed
hard with blood, aud it is doing
more than its duty, lint when tbe
brain has been laid bare by remov
ing a portion of the skull o a living
animal, it is obvious to the eye that
as sleep comes, the brain occupies
less sleep than before, and as the an
imal awakes, the brain expands and
fills the cavity again. sometimes,
on rising suddenly m bed trom s
sound sleep, one is dizzy or light
headed, and that is because the blood
has not had time to gain its normal
circulation in the upper story. And
it is not well to spring up quickly on
waking; take things moderately,
then, as at all times.
Thus we see the necessity of sleep,
that the waste of the whole nevous
system, occasioned by the wear and
tear of mental and physical labor
through the day, "may be repaired.
You cannot make machinery out of
the hardest steel and of the most
polished surface that will not wear
out or break down. Add all the
machinery on earth combined would
not show workmanship so delicate,
and nmshed, and nttea to such ex
quisite service as the body and mind
of a man. Even the muscular sys
tem of a horse gives out wh;n iest
is denied. We are told the Lord
taketh riot pleasure in tie legs of a
man, but when a man -'oes not pride
himself on his powers oi waiaung,
and attempts nedless and foolish
experiments, 'he result uniformly
proves that -e lws of nature are
the laws of God. Their violation by
a -nrofeFBional walker is wrong, and
they v ho abet him, or bet on him, are
partners of nts riu,
And If the calves of the legs need
rest, and the hamal or porter who
carries a thousand pounds on his
back must sleep, and sleep enough,
or die, much more must the braiu
worker sleep, soundly and long, or
be will fly off the handle. It has
been publicly stated that ten bank
presidents in this city were killed
by the commercial crash of 1857.
Not one of them would have died
of that disaster had he given ten
hours a day to business and eight
to sleep. I do not fciipw wiat
Shakespeare meant when ho wrote
that "sleep knits up the reveled
sleeve of care;" but I well know, by
long experiment, that when care has
wasted and unravelled the web of
life, so that the man is falling into
sixes and sevens, like an old stock
ing or knitted sleeve, then kind sleep
comes to his aid, knits it all up again,
and makes him as good as new.
The victims of no sleep from our
banks and stores, go w audering over
Europe like the spirits of the gos
pels, seeking rest and finding none,
because they hasted to be rich, and
would not, and then could not, sleep.
Prince Albert, that model prince
consort, worth any dozen kiugs of
the common herd, and gave a writ
ten certificate to the value of a re
cipe, for going to sleep, of which a
man claimed to be the discoverer.
But it was in use long before "His
Royal Highness" was dreamed of,
and is of no great value. The only
directions worth repeating are to
"stop thinking," and in order to do
tn&inioBi aimcuu oi an tor a nuun
ing man so do, headwork and hand
work must be suspended at an earlv
hour, the mind relieved by such
light employment ai will divert
thought from the serious business of
the day, and the nervous system
will then be calmed and soothed, so
as to induce that peace which fore
tells sleep. The devices are many
and curious to win this boon. But
they all amount to tbe same thing
the diversion of thought from any
subject that excites mental effort.
Hunger and cold are unfavorable to
sleep. It is not so unwholesome as
many suppose, to go to bed after a
good supper. The sleep of infancy
always follows it, - All dumb anu
mals cat aud then sleep. Reason,
forbid" gluttony, and reason "also
forbids going to bed with a stomach
craving food. Keep the body warn
and head uncovered, so that the
blood may be tempted away from
the brain, and not into it.
Daniel Webster said he bad a
great talent for sleeping. Mr. Pierce,
when ke was President of the Unite!
States, said -that, distracting business
often engaged him until midnight,
but when he laid his head on his
pillow he went instantly to sleep and
did JuOit wake umil roused by the
seOjtfjUit tat eight in the morning.
John Qr-iflcy Adams never went td
sleep at nigli-t jvithout first repeat
ing the chiLdB -prayer "Now I lay
me down," &c. An4 Po rational
being ought to close Lis.yes ?n sleep
without it, or something like it, A
good digestion, peace of conscience
and a cheerful mind, make a better
night-cap than pills or toddy.
It would be too long to relate all
the uses to which elephants are ap
plied in Burmah. Let ns watch
them at work among the wood
yards, where the trunks of the tick
wood trees, which come floating
dtfirn the river, are piled. Every
WA4-kifl elephant is mounted by a
driver f&sded a "coraac," .whose
principal ftusjness is rather to ex
eite.tie wpwl .thjan to direct it In
the season yVUe,u j$a roads are cai-.
the trunk ,corne tdOjW0 to the bar
much faster than they fw be dis
posed of in tHe saw mills, and they
accumulate in vast quantities along
the bank. It is necessary, therefore,
to drag the trees out of the water,
and arrange them in piles until such
a lime as they can be cut np. There
are only three sorts of piles, vary
ing with the sizes of the trees. First
an elefitaijt jq he water clears the
logs from the Ase apd ranges them
one by one upon the river tiaak. He
carefully examines the chaos of logs
and proceeds with tusk and trunk to
disengage th) tree he has. selected,
and which he intends to carry to
land. As soon as the tree is placejj
on the bank another elephant is har
nessed to it and draws it to the
wood-yard, where he leaves it. Two
other elephants now come up, aud
one of them takes one end of the
log in his trunk and drags it to the
pile upon which, in view of its size,
it ought to be placed, while itsjeom
panion assists him by pushing the
log with all his might. As soon a
they reach the proper pile, the first
elephant lifts the top of the log up
on the pile, then he forms a kind of
ring around th log with his trunk,
while the other, with a vigorous
blow of the head. shoOts tha log in
to its place. The intelligence iis-
played by these animals ia aiu?c-st in
credible, nd we should s-airIy
have believed it if we had not seeii
their movements as described above.
Revue des Deux Mondes.
All a Mistake.
It was only two days ago Jones
was injudiciously fulL Being pain
fully aware of inebrity, he endeav
ored to conceal it from the public
by buttoning his coat np very lo-oee-
ly, imparting an abuormal siiffnesa
to his knees. He stalked np to a
street car, walked briskly in iust as
the horses stirted forward and in
stantly tumbled out backward -with
out unbending a muscle. Straight
way he recovered the upright, splash
ed with mud, and re-entered, seat
ed himself beside an acquaintance.
making no sign of his miahgp.
Presently turned to his individual
and queried: -
He considered a moment, and then
More reflection sleepily, then:
"Not at all,"
He took this piece of Information
nto his intellectual maw, and di
gesting it, concluded that he must
be very drunk indeed.' Anxious to
cover up this disgraceful fact,
and turn the matter off respectably,
he shortly turnet) again with tbe
bland observation :
"Well, if I'd anone that, I
wouldn't got out."
He blinked oft into an unconscious
state m a little while, then "woke
with his eves wide open, to show
that he had only been thinking. He
rode on about a mile beyond hU
street, and was finally taken home
A Poachsb's Prates. Jtni
Hamilton, a noted poacher at Craw
fordjohn, was once asked by a wo- -
man to pray for an old woman who
as lying at the point of death. "I
canna pray," said lie. "Hut ye maun
o't, Jamie," said the old woman.
Weel, if I maun do't, I maun do't;
but I haena muckle to say," said Ja
mie. Being placed beside the dy
ing woman, the poacher, with
thoughts more intent on hares than
prayers, snia -u lora, mou Kens
best Thvsel' how the case stands be
tween Thee and Eppie; but sin ye
hae baith the haft and the blade in '
your ain hand, just guide the gully
best suits your ain glory ana ber
guid. Amen!" Could a bishop have
said more in as few words?
Mark Twain, a few months after
hit first baby was born, was holding
on his knee. His wife said : "Now
coufest, Samuel, that you love the
child." "I can't do that," replied
the humorist, "but I am willing to
admit that I respect the little thing
for it's fathers take."