"Volume 57 No. 52.'
Warren, Ohio, July 93 1873.
Wnble No. 2964
w tamnlr Hlock. rlarr-et Pi- Vi wTW "VA.
Rrrkaai. Editor and Proprietor ; --,
wber h. can be 9nDt?? K
Warren. O. AnrtU Jl-U
A. tTtAS, Dentist Office over
It Cbrrat 4 Co." new meet market
opposite the Court How, rk Slr-
EORGE P. HISTKR, Attorney
Tl. OfBos In VBBGorder Block. Market
BL VuniL Ohio. tFeUi4.1-U
DR. D. GIBBOXS, Dentist, teeth
extracted without pain; upperor tow
er Mti at teeth for $i2,'JU. Ofho o-er T.J. Me-
Lain Son'. Sank, Mam bw warren, uaia.
P and Bonreona; Offiooa High. Btreel at
tile slang i iuw yrrnx-iira vat -
OW BTUTCHIWS. .. W..ljFBA
TTUTCHIXS SPEAR, Attorneys at
A A lj'r- umee IB run r manw nu
bauding M story, front room Wren O.
J. S, BBACKXK, X. B. In B. IWBII1, .
TRS. BRACEE3. RUSSELL
JL Eclectic PhystoisaandBurgeon,offle
ail atf&oe euaaded to .1 all hour, day
or night, Dr. & vlU tin MWUao U Ui
treatment of U chronic diseases and can
cer. Residence corner Liberty and aah-
ton Arena. W.rru, C . (aug aUeTA
R. F. A- ETEECE. Homcepathlo
Physician and Sanceon, Office In SaUltt'l
OCX. ug n ei inm
,R. J. R. KELS05, Physician and
I an aAiu r Plrrt. X i. Bank.
AIL GATES, Jobber of Tobacco
.and Cigar, karket Sttoet Warren,
OLi.TR K00FT5R, dose at abort no-
LJUce. Reference W. S. Mathews, War
ren; Boot. B Crake, Akron, O. lr. 1ft.
TJLULES A5D TESTAKEKTS at the
jL(Vii eo of pnbiiihlng them, far aale
Sy the Tbukbuij. Co. Bibli Socrrrr, at all
It iJKPOSIT'ORXaB umxtKUUUk ui wuu; .
Ail the style and price publlahed by the
American Bible Society, kept eosnanUy an
hftnrf antral TtanolAry at fianSOOd
Brown's. Market t, ouOi aide ofpourt
Uwm aaaaraj warren, uu uuy wni.
FCREELT, Tailor,' Franklin St,
.3d door from Main, Tarren, O. All
won oase mx mj maop weauwu
July 16, liO-lyr " '
j.TAtmwn, - -raun Aaaxar.
1TAITTROT A ACXXXY. Bucceasorg to
V J. Taatrot A Co- Dealer In athe,
Jevelrr andDiainonda. Market Street, ar-
ren.Oblo, .- Ja t,16
B. BATLirV. B. 1
T ATL17F HCSES, AUorneya and
rVOoanaaUen at Lav. Offlo erer the Kx
euanre Bank of lYaamaa A fiant, on Market
ct, w arran, - jaan.t ma
JH. CO VrXRT, AttornT t Law,
OAaa eesxvara. aitU and Main 8t-Kllea,
Ohio. .j -r- , - loebl DUl-V.
B. TlXER: Mannfactarer axmI
Mr in erona, Kiel, nmou, vTiunrj
aeklev ok Material, BsorUnf
l Bewinc Aaa 8, Mar-
ket 8k. b arren. Ohio. T Ue. Utt-tf
O B. CRAIS, Attorney itiaw, and
IJ. Notary Pnaile -eo t Cnronlel
bulicUng. over IiudI)'. vx and Shoe atora.
Market Street, Warren, Ohio.
May ,ir-lyt .
C PAEIER, Attorney, at lvr.
Offloe over Kirk A Ctrljrtjr' atore.
Market St. Varren. Ohio.
Jane Si, It, -ino
COUSTY ACCTIOXEIR. TTK. H.
IXIUifiSa, kaabeaa licenaad Connty
AueUoneer, ad i il fi. pkwm attention
toaUnaUainnialtne. tioeatA-L saak.a
Baflalo Ciothiac iuozs. Warren. Ob
Jaly , U',-6cm. ..
F.B .MlHUmH, . K. TVmM, t. K. IKIU
BUTCHESg, : TCTTLE A 8TCLL.
Attomey at Xaw, orne over Bnith A
ler Btore, earner vl Main and M araet
etreeia, Warren. m)a.l . iJn.ai
FISCHER "BIER,' Hoaje, Sien
and Ornamental Pu nters. . Graoio?
none In nperii;r t yl fc,Mji J" iirun A
Cortataaner' baliduii.i.sri.- Warren,
a. rozTxa. w. t, ronrn.
S. W P. PORTER, Dealer
acQoni ana Mieoauaneoaa jMrnan,
Wail Pacera. Pel
tore. Main bueet, Wacren, Cttuo.
J.X.BOIJJBAT. - LklUCXir.'
YIE3 KA '- eXCHAKGE - BA5I.
Exchange boo fit rd rid. - Interest
paid oo Vimsrcr fetd draft and naa
aag tickets on i r"j-.. ' 1
Vienna, July t.iiTJiii.'
.' V. A MACKBT.
ALL A KACKXY Afanufaotorere
of Marneas ana dealers In ctaoatery
ware. Tmnka. Valise. Travelinc isata.
wnip,iatae feianata.batfaie ana j'ancy
Saddlery, No. (, Market Street, War-a. A
Jan, A Imta
Western Reserve, Cdlese ;
AND PREPARATORY SCHOOL,
Hndaon. 0 Insarnotkin wcoily by per
manent Prolesaors. For Oatalogcas -at io
formaiina, address the Presiaana, ' ' '
Janata, i3-l maw- .u -J . .
TE FPERAycE ! KOUSZ,' Tien n ,
Ohia, T. I Macwy, PropenMr. 1 hav
aiao a well funuaaed Liwery teaole in con
neoUon wUAmyiMMei. ; i. .. . aniarJJHun ,
WASHE5GT05 HTDEAtirney at
Law and oiary puilia fOiSce In
the old Crucaicls Office, Coronxoia BaUdi
ng. Market bl orer OaM' feuire. ,. .
Jan 1, HCS . ; . .. ... -
Vgrapier, Superior Street, Corner of
Seneca, Cleveland, Ohio. '
April 38, USi.-. , . .
XT HITTLE SET ID ASS, Fira and
J T Le Inrarane Arent, Warren, Ohio.
Merchandise hiki otbat properly lasoredla
toe best Cotupeaiea, on favorable terms
Farm property, Iaoiatad DweUinra, bm tbeir
nrnttore Insured for one, tnree and ave
years.. Office In MsCombs and. cunuh's atock.
1 IT. J Airs.Twnr "c-r tie City
I .of WsJ-ren. C1T. J . - :.-tio ait as
Justice of ;bt Peaoe t..-r : : . i r , s.r,." i - -nai
Jnriadlcvton tnrout:(. : c.t.- uJ cv : : j .
Also agent for Clev.iatJ . ujtiii rr ud
drain of ali alaea. ciaaa,l,a,
AROLTSX'S GRTER, Deakc In
M aaieal Merenandiae of all deeerlpUona,
via: Pianos, Organs, Melodeona, i icilna,
Galtarseeordona,Clarontta, Flute f ilea,
Drums, Piano-rereads, planoHitoolSt
mnsic, Mcic-rHxs, Vhi. eMTiat. itar
dtrlngs Ac, e-urel Webb's Birtc. over
Porter's Book rit .' '; - War 6 lf;. '
MR. A. P. KIM R, Contractor
mail ronte No.4i, nmning AaUy ftorn
truatavuesoBrirf & iH xiikuui, wiaae
to give notice to m l,u aat fc. a oro
viaed klmseif W1w pleaoeai rid, ry :,-:aah,
and is now prepared to earrv .waseG and
baggage t all polnl on the renta. - .-
Aug. lfe-w.' -' . - -
-bw ."CJ- 'St. BICXrnTH.l)en.
A , k-V . tuit, ha proeared oue of
VATt'r-, ; 5 ue improved eureeuua' Caaea,
' ' ' wLLa tne Liquid Citrous Oinie
Gas, and It la, witLoot doabt, the sale).
umiuu jufjaw rapiu m ita eiiecie ana eli
mination of any anaesthetic known, Ee
will remain la aUnaman, at his oihoe, until
for thai nouee. . - oo. 32.
TT ... C. KXZTE, Destist. hat perma-
. eemiviy looaaeti as naaonaoaxg; omen
m luvimevvM minert tinwii. ' . '
Jo ira. smor . .!. r
EXCHANGE 3 A28"E
DEALKBS IS , -
I aid, SUrer. Isatara Bxcluar. Cars mat Bank
GO VERNMENT0, BONDS
Iaterest AilowM tine Deposits,
CoUeetloos and an bm n-m -TTrltj its
Banking prompUy auaaed tow
REVENUE STAMPS FOB BALE
etarek i, 18H. '. - v
TWELVE THOUSAND ROLLS
of Wall Paper, ail kinds and nneeaAh
?f,,S,twht'oa wtia hue, at
AlMMri' Book Store,
A large lot of
New Patterns Just Received
VIENNA BOOK STORE.
Vhleh will be trimmed for porctaaeei
Album, Mlaoeilaneoosand School Book,
Paper, Pen. Ink and Pencil; Picture,
Frame and Ulaae. aieo Moulding aept
hand and frame made to order, vaa
Tov "ii:,1rl Inalniizhentc and Fancy Artl-
ele asoaily foand in a book store; all of
which will be sold a cheap a the aam
cl&as of sooda ean he Dorohaeed eleawhere.
Inose wiahing to bay are requested to call.
, May 7. JSl-Sma.
fl C. MrfSTTTT HAB REMOVED
.bis Pictnra.TrameAhade itc.to Litv
ertyctu.aa door tooth or the UtKat. Bank
onildlnir. next to K. IL WIkII'i Carriac
Manoiactory, where be ha (till the beet f
aoatie Wlntlow Shade, oral ana rauare
frame, unromos. ictore raua, uru.ao
PICTURE PRAXIS G, .
And all kinds of Painting and Whitening o
PAPERING & REFITTING
in my line, will be prompt ly attended to
. ana at tne lowest poeamig
Mar. It, 18 CLCLMoMCTT.
T? XJLHUATIOXS OF TEACHERS.-
Pinnill farther noiiee. there will be an
examination of teacher at the High School
bnlldlna in Warren, on toe first batordayof
every month daring the year, excepting
that daring the month of April and Sep
tember, there will be en examination on
eaoh cnooeedins Saturday, a follow
Flrrt Saturday. rajTre's Corner : seeond.
Johnaton; third, Bristol : toerth. Warren.
Is otic Is hereby given or t he adoption oi tne
following rale, which will be strictly adhered
to : "All eemnoatea hereafter granted by
this Board, shall be dated on Che day of
examination, except that in peclnl eases
for good reason, eertlflcate may be dated
back, bet in no ease beyond the date of the
nj onus wi m i u,
GEO. P. HTTNTER, Clerk.
Warren. O. Feb. 7 1873-lyr.
Tne F"ft and Colorado all rail route to
Fllrworth, Golden City,
Banker Hill, Longmont
Jnnctlon City, Walker, CUrsd Ssriam
Minora, - vio&oria. toauo Bprtngs,
waxeneia. xiav. . wreeiey, .
Clay Center, 1114 rana,
Abilene,. - Wallace Plaiuvilla
Solomon. ' Canon. . . . Cheyenne.
Salina, . Denver,? Ball Lake Clt?
' And all Points In
Kansas Colorado, the Territories .
AXfD THB PACIFIC COASTS
on Mil trie Rborteet Line from Kansas
OO Plv to lenver.
Ol r Hues tne Shortest line to Pueblo
J.VS Trinidad, Bants re, and ail point In
xiw Mexico ana ansnna,,
19 RSUXSI 10 OklLBUg TKAISrUt
The Great Rlrera are all Bridged.
The onhr Direct Line to the fertlU valley
Of the Kansas, Bepe Ml ean, Soiomonaiin
and Smokey Hill 1U vara.
Only Line running oar throogn without
change from the Mlaaeari River to Denver.
Only line running Pullman Palaos Cars to
Onur TKronrn xdne upon wnien yon ean
Don't fall to taken trin throoab TTsnasi.
and view the groat advantage okered for a
Averybody in searcn of health or pleasure
shoBld make an excursion over the K"ns
paoido Bali way.
- Close connections made in TTnlon Depots
at Kansas City and Leavenworth, with all
train to and from the- East, North and
bOUlB. CUM L fcj. UOn. BUpU
Gen. Ticket and Pass. Agent.
May 7. 187. , Kansas Cltj
The Union Express.
fPHTS Company, now occnpylng the
I new Hue of tne Ashtabula, Youngs town
Alittaborgh B. iiave opened an offloe in
w arsea, an Zer iUrtt, aeu doer to Jm
Wee, ana are prepare toooa geneiai ex
press' Imsiaee. toood and vauiabie for-
warded In charge of special messenger on
au sasseuirer trains, rieacn ail me princi
pal ettles and towns, in connection with the
i all the prlnel-
Adams and American ExDrees romnanles.
Jiote. Draft, Bills c, reoeived for collec
tion and return promptly made. Special
nnrriftwi given io shipment a produce to east
ern es. nates low. , cAiiii w i,
Jlay X, 18!3-Smo Agent.
FOR ALL HJCTDS OF 8ALT.
Factory Filled Dairy, Saginaw, 8vra
euse, Ohio River, and the celebrated Kew
Lisbou, foil supply at Wholesale or Re
tail. : Having now arrangement with Salt
mannfactarer. w are able to sell alt at
or nearly so) Cleveland prices. Merchant
and Factory men, will do well to see ns be
fore baying elsewhere.
Junell, 7J. . CAMP RANDALL.
jCl.Tbe newly Invented 1
It indicating, surely, the state of the weath
er. When it la to be fair weather a little
lady, about two inches high, come oat of
tae aoor, wnen uu u n stormy sne re
tires and the little miBttunri oat. It is
really worth seeln
pno at AliAMo
of Ohio, Trum bull County, sa.
Charles W. Tyler,) In Court of Common
Lelrmter King, j
The defendant woo 1 supposed to reside
In Western Virginia, will take notice that
on th. fourth day of Jane, 1871. the plain
tin Died hi petition against said defendant
in said Court in Attachment, o ravins lud-
ment against said defendant.lor the sum of
tl tlv-taJ, and interest from the 21st day of
August, im, upon uook aeeoont, ana unless
th defendant appear and answer by the
th day of August. 1873, said petition will be
taken as true ana Jndg ment rendered accor
dingly. 8CTLIFF A STEWART,
J one 18, UTS-ot. Atty ' for plaintiff.
State of Ohio. In Supreme Court,
onto, on Relation of Attorney General .vs.
The Pa. A O. Canal Company.
In pursuance of an order of the Supreme
Ooart,made in a id case at 1U Dec. term,
teli we will expos to sale at 1 o'clock, p.
Ma, on the IStn day of August. 1871. at the
art House in the city of Warren, In the
iBty of Trumbull and Stat of Ohio, all
uie real and personal property of th late
Pennsylvania A Ohio Canal On.', consisting
of all the property, title, rights, and ease
ment, in and to the canal bed, 'tow-path,
locks, acquedocla, culverts, berme-banks,
brUgea, sseoWra, dam, abutment, pier,
v.tme-welra, e., situate In the eounties oi
aooning, Trumbull. Portage, and 8am
rurt, in the State of Ohio. Also In and to
ilxs following named parcels of land, vis
SaoresaflandinLot. great lot a, In the
township of Talmadge, In Summit county.
Also the following parrels of land in Port
age, vis: about ten acre of land In lot (8,
I ran kiln township, and all that parcel of
land in let a, tn said Franklin township,
tear the culvert under canal, described bv
iieed of Wm. Jones to said Company, and t
it In lot 108, in township of Siialeravllle,
and 6 acre in same lot bought of John
K.'mes, and 18 U-100 acre In lot 21, In town
ship of Paris, and 4 acres in lot Sin Charle-toa-n.
and 1 acr el lock .No. 1, in lot l also
lot No. 40 In town plat of Campbell' port;
and AS-iou of an acre adjoialng said lot.
bought of Geo. W. Allison, ana t& acres,
part ef lot la 8. Dtv. of Ravenna town-"-lp.
and 0 18-104 acres in lot 63. la aaid
Laveaus, and S'i acres in 41 and S3 in aaid
townspip, less 16,- acres sold Selgel of said
lands In lot ia. AisoSti acre in lot 48 in
Hootatown, and acre In said lot iX
bought of Geo, H. Price, and T4 acre In
said lot 42; bought of J. Wlliard and I 84-100
re In lot 4t in Rootstown, and 71-10 acres
la lot 48, and 8Hi acres In lot 43 In Roots
town. Also th following land in Trum
bull county via: All those parcels of land
In the elly of Warren, held by said Canal
Company by deed from H. A C Smith, be
ing some two aeras ef land. Also all par
cel of land belonging w said late Canal
Company, In Mahoning county, and else
where in said ooouty,not herein particular
t The said canal-bed and tow-path, and all
appurtenance thereto, including berme
bank. locks, culverts, bridges, right of
way, easements, and all privileges and
rigata appertaining to the canal, as a
thorough tare, when In use, and Kill held In
aid counties, will be offered as an entirety
.111 n,h. ... . . . . v J
' vvuw, luennui or seper-
ately And in parcel a toe same may be
soiu. ei oest aavaniaga, and
to suit pur-
ALV1N C. VOOHIS,
SnUiff A Stewart. Att'ya.
July 14. 1873-4t
rpHE OTHER GIRLS
I By the author of "Faith Gartner's
Girlhood," "We Girls" Ae fas Inst pab
liahed. at ADaMo- Book Store. v
SELF CULTURE AND GOD'S.
gometimea there la a way of self
culture attenpted In the name or Re
ligion, which is not in any proper
sense religious, having no uplifting
heln or sraclous InsplrationA Self
culture is what a man may d upon
Wniealf, mending his defects, correct
lng bla mistaken, chastening his
faults, tempering his paseions, rnttlnn
himself Into the charities he has
learned from Christ, perhaps to ad
mire ; finishing himself in the graces
that hare won his approval or com
manded his respect But the work It
far more hopeless one than he Imag
ines, and is almost sure to result even
visibly, in more affectations of cbarat
ter than are likely to be much ap
proved ; besidea. It holds him to
continual self contemplation which
Is selfish, and keeps him all the while
filing and polishing on his nature by
his will ; which is in fact the most
wearisome possible, or, rather impos
sible kind of self attention. The old
faults conquered too, will be coming
back oh him just when he is conquer
ing another set, and turning round to
fight them off he will find the whole
swarm woried, and vexed, and soured,
and discouraged. He virtually,
though perhaps not consciously, gives
over his whole undertaking. O I if
he could have gone up to Christ, or to
God In a true faith culture and let his
faults fall off, the trees dislodged by
the life principle la them, his beau
tiful thought of finishing a character
would have been more easily put for
ward ; without a care, too, and in
the sweetest liberty not go above
himself and take the culture of God's
own spirit ; by that growing out
character from within which cannot
be manipulated inwardly from with
out If there be any good gift that
cometh from above and can not be
made below, it is Character.
Republican City, Neb., 1
Ed. Chbosicle: I find in your
issue of June 11th, a letter from H.
D. Niles, of Gibbon, this State, in
which the gentleman has evidently
mistaken my intention. I did not in
tend to cast any reflections upon his
letter that, he has written to the
Chbovicle ; but what I have eee"h of
the Piatt Valley, and from what I can
hear of. It, his descriptions are quite
correct, and it is a very desirable place
to live. ,
t Hr. Niles In his letter does not
claim to have ever seen the Republi
can Valley, and I do not see where
gets his authority for the assertion
that the soil on the Republican is in
ferior to that of the Piatt; when the
contrary is the fact The soil north
of the Piatt is good, but the south
aide bottom lands are very sandy and
the uplands for ten miles south of the
river are nothing but aand, and -are
worthless, and Sir. Niles Is the first
man hat I ever heard of that claimed
the Piatt Valley to be even equal to
that of the Republican. He also
states that the Republican Valley Is
verry narrow. I can show Mr. Niles
where the Republican Valley is only
eight and ten miles wide, and he can
not show me where it is less than
two miles wide.
Mr. Niles also tells that it will
probably be five or six years before
we will have a rail road, if the neces-
capital be forthcoming. In reply I
would say that the necessary capital
is ready and that the road will be
built within one year. So I am in
formed by very good good authority.
The agents of the rail road are now in
the valley looking after the Interests
of the, Is to be, rail road. '
He also informs us that we are out
of humanity's reach. In this county
there is a settler on every quarter sec
tion of the valley, and some of the
high Prairie is taken and more of it
is being taken, their being no R. R.
lands here it is all settled by actual
sellers. While on the Piatt River one
half the lands are R. R. lands and
consequently are not much settled;
and I am ' ' Informed by those
that claim to know, that we have
more settlers on the Republican than
there is on the Piatt Valley. Also
that we have three towns in Harlan
county, that either one of them is
twice the size of Gibbon."
The gentleman wants to know
where I was during the storm of the
13th of April, when half the cattle
was killed and many of the horses
and mules, and every body scared half
to death.'-' Perhaps ' the : storm was
dreadful on the Piatt River but I
was not writing for tha; part of the
country, it was the Republican that
I represented. Tet a storm did com
mence here on the 13th of April.wind
and a little rala in the evening, not
enough to mention, and anowed du
ring the night continuing three days,
and during that very hard s term I
hauled and cut my own wood.'. Three
of my neighbors were out on a hunt;
they drove fifteen miles home with a
load of meat, on the worst day. There
were several parties from this vicinity
oat hunting and camped out during
the storm, none of them died nor did
they loose any stock. One man here
bad about foity head of cattle (half
starved) fifteed died, another about
two hundred bead, lost fifty-five;
Another about twelve hundred head
and did not loose any. No cattla died
during the storm that were taken care
of, and I have heard of none being
lost that had enough to eat But half
starved cattle would probably have
I think the trouble with Mr. Niles
was that he was badly scared. But let
ane assure him there Is nothing in
this country that will hurt him, and
that first class mechanics and profea-
aional men are doing well herein the
.Republican Valley. But there is
plenty of snobs out of employment
Aa Mr. Niles tells you, plenty of
.money is a good thing in this coun
try, I shall have to agree with him
there and I would say that none but
"brave men should come to this coun
try with or without money, for there
ia a disease in this country . called
home-sickness that proves almost fa
tal In some cases. But if a man has
plenty of grit and a little Yankee
shrewdness', with money enough to
keep him one year, he is sure to make
money, and in a few years place him
self in aagy circum stances. But men
come to this State with but tittle
or no money and do well, yet they
are exceptions. There are very few
that the climate will not benefit or
that will not enjoy goodhealth If
they are only contented and do not get
aiscouragea. x consider this a very
The timber and water lands are all
taken in this county, but there is
pleanty of prairie land within six to
ten miles of flourishing towns, and
there Is good timber and water lands
one hundred miles west of here.
Republican City Is yet growing.
When I came here, last August there
was but three frame buildings in the
place, now there are sixteen and more
building. . From that you may know
that mechanics are doing something,
Crops are looking well, potato bugs
are plenty but I guess that Paris
Green and a little work will beat
them. A. L. Fitch.
INITIATING A MINNESOTAIN.
INITIATING A MINNESOTAIN. He Visits His "Country Cousins."
' A ctrtain city chap, wlio.to be suffi
ciently personal to make our story
interesting, we will imagine once
lived leas than one hundred miles
from Warren, but who now resides in
that portion of Minnesota where
mosquitoes disturb not the peaceful
slumbers of the weary, desiring to en
joy a ahort season of rural felicity,
determined upon paying his cousin a
visit, whos. residence happens to be
in a wild,sequestered spot overlooking
the tranquil waters of Mosquito Creek.
This he accordingly did.
Whether the following graphic de
scription was written for the purpose
of depicting the incidents of this par
ticular visit or not, no matter ; it tells
the story welL - . -
The day of arrival passed pleasantly,
and as the time for retiring drew near
our country gentleman assigned the
"spare room" to his friend, and bid
ding him an affectionate good night
retired to rest Now the tuneful mos
quito, whose exclusive possession of
the region above mentioned, has been
established by a seeming lez loci right,
has had his trombone reconstructed,
and begins the new season In animat
ed style. . Near the small hours of
night the slumbers of the country
cousin were disturbed by an Incipient
earthquake up Btalra, Hastily , don
ning bis trousers, be proceded . to bis
guest's room, from whence the nproar
came.-When that unbridled individu
al went to bed he had thrown open
the window to draw uutrameled
breath and preserve the idea of his
native freedom. The moscuito, scent
ing foreign produce from afar, whet
tea up his knife and fork upon the
stone window still and humming a
short grace before meat took a chair
upon the Minnesotain's nose and
tucking nis napain unaei nis cnin,
set to work. The sensitive foreigner
said an ungentle thlngabout the musi
cal bird or nignt ana, springing from
his couch, struck a light to meet his
unseen adversary face t fate. No
sooner baa ne aesonea ' aim tnan
with uplifted pillow he arcote upon
the wall where eat the patient insect
But to no effect, for so qui-kly had
the intruder gathered up his traps,
and so silently Btole away that the
blow was 8 Dent on empty space, two
more unsuccessful attempts ipon the
poor mosquito's life exaspertted the
gentleman and the scene beeune ex
citing. ' Blow followed blow in quick
succession as the irate victim danced
in fantastic pursuit about tht room.
Just as he had taken a carefulaim at
thAftrtfnl doriper. who -sat iron a
panel of the door with a mirthfii twin
kle in his eye, enjoying the sport, the
Eroprietor of the mansion popptd his
ead In and received the whatk in
tended for the mosquito full ii the
face. He laid down unpremeditaiedly
and called for the neighbor. Vhen
outside reinforcements appeared an
entance was effected- into the ioom
and a fearful scene of ruin met the
gaze of the intruders. The only whole
remaining article of furniture wai the
bedstead, upon wbich sat the discon
solate Minnesotain, picking the fig
ments or the lookine-giass out oi nis
bare feet and saying terrible thingi.
tie was inconsolable, ana next aayne
left without offering to pay for the
From the Danbury News.
THE BOY WHOSE MOTHER CUTS
You can always tell a boy whoe.
mother cuts his hair. Aot because
the edges of it look as if it had been
chewed off by an absent minded horse I
tut you tell it by the way he stops on
the street and wriggle bis shoulders.
When a fond mother haa to cut her
boy's hair, she ia -careful to guard
against anv annoyance and muss by
laying a sheet on the carpet It has
never occured to set him over a bare
floor and nut the sheet around his
neck. Then she draws the front hair
over his eyes and leaves it there while
she cut that which is at the back.
The hair which lies over hia eyes bb
pears to be sar-charged with electric
needles, and that which is silently
dropping down under his shirt band
appears to be on' fire. She has unconsciously-continued
to push hia
head forward until his nose presses
his breast and Is too busily engaged to
notice the snuffing sound that is be
coming alarmingly frequent. In the
meanwhile he ia seized with an irre
sistible desire to blow hia nose, but
reccollects that his handkerchief is In
the other room. Then a fly lights on
bis note, and does it- so unexpectedly
that be Involuntarily dodges, and
catches the points of the shears in his
left ear. At this he commences to cry
and wish he was a man. But his
mother doesn't notice him. She
merely thumps him on the other ear
to inspire him with confidence and
goes on with the work. When she is
through, she holds his jacket collar
back from his neck, and with her
mouth blows the short bits of hair
from the top of his head down his
back. He calls her attention to this
fact but she looks for a new place on
hia head and hits him there, and asks
him why he didn't use hia handker
chief. Then he takes his awfully dis
figured head to the mirror and looks
at it ud, young as he is, shudders as
be thinks of what the boys on the
street will aay.
An illustration of Irish simplicity
is afforded by the reply of a young
candidate for the offloe of teacher.
The examiner was endeavoring to
elicit the candidate's Idea of the mar
ket value of labor with reference to
demand and supply ; but being baf
fled, he put a question ia this simple
form : "If there are in your village
two shoemakers, with just sufficient
employment to enable them to live
tolerably, and no more, what would
follow If a third shoemaker set up in
tbe same village ?" . "What would
follow, air?" echoed the candidate,
"why, a fight to be sure."
Christopher Columbus, Jr., ha8
been sentenced to be hanged at Peo
. journey was accomplished in a
dog cart, with a fresh horse every five
mues, as was needful in view of the
terrible state of the roads. They
weie mo oaa as to render tne state
ment, -mmo, I can't ride, but I ean
sit tight in a shay, ''no such very con
temptible boaet; but tbe first three
miles lay along the great Calcutta
road, which is, I believe, the finest
iu the world, and runs all the way
from Pesbawur to Calcutta. The
moment we left this, we were bump-
eu, auu oauerea, ana joitea ; now
toning through deep sand, now wa
ding through a portion of the road
which lay under water, and then
straining the spring of the dog cart by
a sudden jolt over a miniature mud
canal, which carried water across
from one field to another. Whenever
the Instinct of self-preservation left
me free to look anywhere but on the
road, I took in all the unfamiliar ob
jects with keen delight Carta made
use tne old Koman chariots, with
thick, clumsy wheels, drawn by oxen,
and surmounted by little "howdahs"
made of scarlet cloth, with one or
more natives inside in gayly colored
turbans and dresses,, sitting cross
legged in a cramned rjosition imrjosai-
ble to Europeans ; great heavy footed
cameis, witn stupid, ill tempered
looking laces, one or them with a
tiny little one lying in a basket on its
mother's back, and followed by
another young one, tne most ungain
ly creature imaginable, like a badly
made ostrich on four legs; patriarchal
looking groups of men, women, and
children,-driving flocks of bullocks
and goals, and looking as Abraham
and Isitao might have done. What
is this these two long legged natives
are carrying between them suspended
from a pole? It looks like a scarlet
oonoonniere, a sort of bag, the bottom
or which la flat and about the size
of a 6 o'clock tea table. And It con
tains a Hindoo lady, probably on
her way to pay a visit, though how
that bag can contain her is a mystery
to me, unless indeed, she is lying
coiled round and round, aa only these
little dark skinned daughters can
coil themselves, and in this position
tney sometimes perform long jour
neys without fatigue.
One is disposed at times to suppose
tnat their bones must be gristle, and
their joints India rubber. - They nev
er sit in any position except on tbeir
neeis, wnicn seems to anora tnem
perfect rest nd it is marvelous to see
the rapidity with which they move
up and down, their feet touching each
other, without putting their hands to
the ground all the strain and spring
Demg in their backs and Knees. Tne
women attracted me most, bv their
graceful carriage, their picturesque
drapery consisting of a full skirt and
a sort of bournous, which passes over
tne neaa, almost completely veiling
the face. Thpm varv in color, beln?
sometimes bright blue, and pink, and
yellow, the skirt often bordered with
a hem of some other color, often very
gaudy, but tbe dark skin harmonizes
it all. The most artistic to my mind
ia the deep indigo blue, but it is more
rare in the Northwest than in South
ern India, where almost all the lower
class of women wear it It is pleas
ant to watch the easy grace with
which thev walk, bearing round red
earthen-ware or bright copper water
jars on -their heads, steadying their
Durden with one well shaped, small
wristed dusky arm stretched up to
its full length, and covereu almost to
the elbow, and sometimes above it
with numbers of bracelets. These
are sometimes silver, but oftener
dated metal nr red and preen lac. I
once heard of a school, toe pupils In
wbich ;were, trained to walk about
with tumblers of cold water on their
heads .-land when I saw the firm foot
ed, easy grace of these burden bearing
women, l regretted tnat tne practice
was not .universal. The pale faced
race may perhaps pride itself on its
superiority in the use of the contents
of its head, but these dusky daught
ers of the un certainly out do their
more favored sisters in tbe use they
make of the outside of theirs. They
carry everything on their heads ; jars
or water, pioces or cloth, baskets or
vegetables, huge ' bundles or sugar
cane, fuel, anything and everything,
leaving their hands free for any addi
tional burden. They do not even
carry their little black babies In their
arms, bnt either balance them astride
on their shoulders with their little
hands on their mother's head, or elso
astride on one hip, encircled with
a strong arm. I have seen a woman
with four water jars towering on her
head and her little baby on her hip,
walking along with springy grace,
ingling her silver anklets and toe
bells as she went
If there is any one thing that is
carried to exces beyond all others in
the West it is the establishement of
institutions of learning. Tbe College
business is desperately overdone, and
nowhere more so than in Ohio, where
we have more than a sumclent sup
ply for the entire region west or the
Allegnanies. The result is, that
while a few enjoy a fair degree of
prosperity, the greater number have
a severe struggle for existence." . The
University list, we believe, comprises,
Ohio Wesleyan, Delaware; Denni
son, Granville ; Ohio, Athens, ; Mi
ami, Oxford ; Otterbein, Westerville;
Wooster, Wooster; Capital, Colum
bus; Baldwin, Berea: Urbana, Ur
bana; Wilberforce (colored), Xenia.
The Colleges: Oberlin, Oberlin;
Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical,
Tolumbus; Gambier, Gambier;
Western Reserve, Hudson ; Marietta,
Marietta ; Antioch, Yellow Springs ;
Wittenburg, Springfield; Buchtel,
Akron; Hiram, Hiram, Portage coun
tv ; Heidelburg, Tiffen ; Union, Mt
Union, Stark county : Alliance, Alli
aice; Franklin, Athens, Harrison
county. Of this formidable list, our
University stands at the head, both
in regard to prominence and prosper
ity. Oberlin, though tbe number of
students - in attendance : is always
larje, Is seriously embarrassed in its
fin&ucea. Miami University, at Ox
ford, by a vote of 13 to 0 of tbe Board
or Trustees, has been closed. Anti
och, which opened under most favor
able auspices some years since, with
Horace Mann as President has bard
work to keep its head above water,
and at the recent Commencement
graduated a elass of only three, one
male and two females. With some
half dozen exceptions, the others are
in but little better condition, and
their outlook for the future is any
thing but encouraging. Were the
whole (number consolidated into
three or five, all might attain to emi
nence and prosperity ; but as there is
no probability of anything of this
kind occuring, the larger number of
them must continue weak and sickly
affairs while they exist and eventu
ally go to the wall. Delaware Qaz.
They have a practical way of right
ing things up in Canterbury, N. H,
A Manchester man who bad unfairly
obtained a farm of a dying man. to
the detriment of the widow and hia
children, recently visited It to cut the
hay, got hia mowing machine ready
for use the next morning, and retired.
That night about twenty men and
women turned out, prepared the hay
by moonlight, sold the crop, and
placed the money in keeping for the
rightful heirs, an betore oayiignt.
One of the latest inventions Is a
portable traveling-bed, which can be
rolled up like a shawl in a cylindric
al package some two feet long. It
consists of alight hair matress, inclu
ding single or doubie air pillows, a
fine woolen coverlet a cam pB tool, at
tachments or cords for adapting the
mattress and hammock, and appara
tus for filling the pillows with air.
GRACE GREENWOOD AFTER SENATOR
A Sharp Review of His Speech—Congressman
and Government Clerks—
Grace Greenwood, in a New York
Timet letter has the following caustic
review of the speech of the Wisconsin
Senator, which cuts clean and deep:
Mr. Carpenter's elaborate defsnse
or tbe Credit Mobilier affair and th
"back nav steal" caused a ripple -of
sensation here. Some are of the
ODinion that It settles the question of
the morality, justice and propriety of
those disputed matters conclusively;
and so it does on a Carpenter basis.
Others say tbe speech Is full of sophis
tries and quibbles of a befogging and
pettifogging character, and that In its
special pleading and dernagogiszn is
alike unworthy of an able Jurist and
an honeat statesman.- Allow me to
supplement your admirable review of
this speech by touching on a point or
so wnicn you uia not reier to. : v nat
strikes me most forcibly in the clever
defence, If defence it can be called,
which seems more a defiance,: Is the
purely mercenary and merchantable
view which the eloquent Wisconsin
Senator takes of his high position and
grave public duties. Honor seems to
count for little with him, patriotism
far less. According to his estimate, a
Unitedtates Senator Is miserably paid
even at $7,500, because with the same
outlay of ability and energy he might
make more at the Bar, or in banking,
or railroading. Forensic genius, the
divine gift of eloquence, Is a marketa
ble commodity, to be sold to the high
est bidder. A great theme Inspires it
no more than a big fee. He argues
upon the assumption that the Senate
ia composed exclusively of picked
men, whose Intellect, wisdom and
culture represent the consummate
flower and the perfect fruit of Repub
lican institutions men who could,
therefore, command In their various
callings and professions tbe highest
pay for their executive and oratorical
abilities. There may be gentlemen
who make social and pecuniary sac
rifices in coming to tbe Senate ; but I
believe there ate very few of thia sort,
and these manage to console and re
compenae themselves some by an
honest old-fashloued sense of utiriot
ic service; some by the gayeties aud
parades of thecapital ; some by Credit
Mobilier and other speculations, and
some by a large and lucrative practice
in the Sunreme Court for Which they
cooly take the time popularly suppos
ed to belong by contract m tneir con
stituents. Mr. Carpenter states that
he eannot rent "a decent lamisned
house in Washington for less than
$3,000, Now, peoples' Ideas of decen
cy in architecture and upholstery,
vary strangely. I bavo known a Cab
inet Minister pay a tar more -modest
rent than that and yet live not only
decently, . but with comfort, the
modern conveniences, and something
very like elegance and refinement ,
But to be sure, he was a rare .entle-.1
man, and his surroundings took.' on,
decency and dignity . from him. He
did not stay long fn offlee. .Really,'
luxurious living. liveries, and fine
turn-outs are of much less consequence
even in Washington, than Jenkins
and Jeemea would have us believe.
Brains still count here, and character
we Etba.; A noble private me still
does more for a man than many din
ners, and one great speech in the Sen-'
ate cheers the heart more than tbe
choicest wine. It has a "bouquet"
to it that does not vanish With tbe
quaffing. The glitter or plate glass
ana gilding sneas no giamour over
thejudgment or tbe people. Their
representative's habits may concern
them, bat not hia habitation. ' .
Nor do I believe that the voting of
even a large increase of pay.lncluding
back salary, lor tnemseivea, , wouiu
have shocked the public sense of pro
nrietv and eoiittv so severely If those
gentlemen had not so coolly and un
generously refused to grant the mod
est increase asked by the humbler but
not less deserving servant oi tne gov-
ernment . Many a second class clerk
is a man of as good birth and breeding
as tbe Senator front Wisconsin, has
as refined and gentlemanly tastes,
has aa dainty an eye . for dress and
upholstery, would like to drive as last
horses, and smoke as choice '. cigars,
and drink, if drink he must,, as good
wines, but he has to content niniseu
with his meagre salary and . do bis
best to rear hia family decently and
spare something lor tne claims oi
charity and religion. Not much I
fear. If it U hard for a Senator to be
a good Christian on to.000 a year,
what are a poor ciera's cnancea ior sal
vation on $1,400 T By the way , It struck
me as odd to hear Mr. Carpenter. In his
grand peroration, appeal from .the
"sickly morality" that condemned
the selfish injustice of the salary vote.
and the meicenary greed of the Credit
Mobilier nag, to what ne caiiea. 'tne
manly and healty virtue of the Mas-
i.,nr'.7.K,th ' thl Tii vine author
ity from whose lips fell the golden
rule, whose hands wielded tbe scourge
which drove the money changers from
the temple. -
A BEAUTIFUL NORSE LEGEND.
In this number of the Atlantic
Hialmar Hlorth Rovesen commences
a Norwegian tale, with the title or
"Gunnar, a Norse Romance." It ia
very qualntand charming, so far ; and
makes one long to sit bv the Norwe
gian hearth, and hear the old grand
mother croon ner tales or xtuiaor aua
Trold and Necken the sad, plttying
Necken, who has known sorrow.
For. said the old woman : - '
Love is like fire, child : love la like
fire. Wounds or fire are hard to heal;
harder still are those of love.- - Nacker
loved a mortal maiden ; fair' was she
like the morning, but fickle aa the
sea-wind. It was a midsummer
morning be saw her- last ' oud "mid
summer night she bad promised to
wed him. Midsummer eigne came.
but she came not It is said to bo
vearaand veara ago: but sua the
midsummer nignt nrut never unana
him, as he raises his - head above tha
- ' 1 1.1. W.l.l ktfiH,.
water, iwai us; ivr ma m ub,,, uvm mw
midnight hour striken. Strangely,
then, do the mournful chorda tremble
through the forests in the lonely night
for be calls for his bride. If they aver
leached her ear no one knows; but
that lad or that maiden who comes to
the cataract at the midnight hour will
hear the luring mueie, and - bo -who
love in truth and loves In sorrow
will never go" away u a comforted.
Many a fair maiden haa spoken there
the desire or ner nean, ana nam men
heard : Many a rejected wooer
came there with a heart throbbing
with love and heavy with sorrow ; he
has called for help and belp ho has
found, If he was worthy thereof. Foe
Necker knows the heart of man : ho
rewards him who Is worthy or reward,
and punishes him who deserve pun
ishment. Many a lad wooes a maid
en bu t loves her gold. Such also have
sought the cataract at the midnight
hour; they have never ainco been
asan for thev never returned. An
Invisible arm has hurled them down
into the whirling poola, and their
cries have been heard from afar, .aa
they were seined by the seething rap
Ids. . ,
The virtuous editor of the Worces
ter Spy himself a member of Con
gress for six year says : "Tbii talk
of the cost of living at Washington,
used as an argument for extravagant
pay, ia an empty pretense, consider
ing that Congreismen do not live
there half the time while the official
we have named, with much smaller
salaries, live there constantly, and
find no trouble In paying their ex
nnmL" . Persona can live extrava
gantly in other places than Washing
A NEW DAVY CROCKETT.
[Ed. Correspondence Washington Star.]
At Grand. Junction w . left the
rough diamond of tbe Congressional
party the Hon. Wmv Crutchfleld,
the newly elected member from the
Chattanooga district Since the days
of Davy Crockett, Tennoawo has al
ways managed to haye at least one
mountaineer character in Congress ;
and Crutchfleld, the latest 1b said to
resemble Crockett more la originali
ty and style than any r the inter,
vening lino. Ha is a suntumV wiry
little man, with foxy hair and whis
kers, and though by report, of consid
erable means, wears the cheapest or
homespun suits, a good deal frayed at
the edges, and with a pair of heavy,
well-greased cowhide brogana that,
were the perpetual .Upnlr ot the
Pullman boot blacks. He ia moreov
er ashrewd business man. He built
the "Crutchfleld House" al Chattan
ooga, which was sold during tha war
for $35,000 in confederate money, and
the proceeds prudently turned at once
into real estate in tne shape oi valua
ble farming land. - In the same pru
dent way Crutchfleld . invested eon
federate money aa fast aa it earn into
hia hands, in tobacco, which,, on the
advance ot the Union troops he sold
at $1.60 per pound in gnenbacka,--Knowlng
tha country and the people
thoroughly he waa of great service to
uonerai tsnerman as a scout. . nen
ho waa put on for Congress nobody
supposed he stood any chance of be
ing elected, aa the District went Dem
ocratic; at tha previous election by
some five thousand majority, but his
neighbors took hold of him and elect
ed him by about fire thousand ma
- Crutchfleld, by hia quaint remarks
and racy narratives of mountaineer
ing experience, bad made himself
vastly popular with the whole party,
and when he left the train, at Grand
Junction, it was oonooded that we
could -have -"better spared a better
man.'' So there was a general de
mand that he should make a parting
speech while the train waited, and
he mounted m platform barrow and
proceeded about as follows ; .
"Gen-tel-men : We air about to
partafter having traveled about a good
deal byar and thar; but I hope to
tneet- you next winter over thar at
Washington.- ..My .end Hyna (of
Arkansai)glvemef 'good advice
bow to keep from beui' sea sick when
we war down thar on the Gulf. It
war to lay my head back, and look
up. I think. . my friends, in , these
mo-bi-lei times, that will be a good
thing to do when I get to washing
ton. i Tremendous applause. Gen-tel-meu
t Wo bavo been through a
great oouairy. . Napoleon Bony-part
truly aaid. when he threw dowu the
pen, after deeding Loalslanarto tbe
Amet leans : -mars - tna neovnat
blow Great Britain ravar goti ; Ap-
Dlausa.1 -Uan-tel-mtai :. l; wish :yoa
eoul4 bavo pone, up homo . with ma,
lam the lituo dog in g rya np wax.
lhavergot the smartest el woman
and the finest brata you ever sot yo
on. we've got the iai:eet mountains
and tha best whlskyjou over samp
led, i Applause. Thar ia . Lookout
Mountain, from wnteb yon. can see
four i Statea Tennessee,,- Alabama,
Georgia, and tbe dmnkeisatate. Gen-tel-men
: If ever yoBr1 hero the en
gine gave a snort and tbo train moved
off. amidst loud cheers for Crutch-field.:-.-
- V .-"' "
INCREASE OF PARALYSIS.
" It wUI probably be nothing new to
our readers to say that a wide and
anxious interest exists all . through
the country, and especially the Mid- J
ate buw, uvui.ww uaeu suu
steady ineroaso of paralysis, apoplexy,
and the various forma of brain and
nervous disease. The Springaeld
Republican aaye: Vice-President
Wuson has passed Into that stage of
health which Mr. Chase so long occu
pied paralytio invalid, to whom
fife la of the most uncertain duration."
On which the Washington, Evening
Star comments as follows: . .
- -"We noted some time ago the
alarming fact that bo many promi
nent men wero-bemgatrlokea down
with paralysis) and the case of Vioe
Prealdent Wilson; i adds - another to
the long list then presented, which
embraced the narcea of Chief Jastioo
Chaser, Senator Morton, Mr. Colfax,
Senator Brownlow, Walt Whitman,
Horace Greeley. Ac The cases of
prominent publlo men attract- more
attention, but physicians aay that
paralysis is notably on the increase
among all etaase of the American
people. - The question risea if it is
getting to be a national disease ; and
if so, tbe cause or it
i'ln France or Paris, where paraly
sis is getting to be a familiar disease,
the causa has been attributed to a life
of excitement the use of absyntho,
Ate. . But It will be noticed that tbe
larger portion of our paralytica are or
temperate and unruffled, lives. Mr.
Colfax has always been of temperate
habits, and, at the time of his attack,
nothing had happened to disturb the
sunny tenor of hia life, the Moollier
troubles and ax cite ment having come
kim l.i., (ioimtnr Wilanala
of temperate, regular habits, and nis
appearance nas always lnaicaiea oiga
health and buoyant spirits. Wait
Whitman, a philosopher, in mental
and physical habits abstemious, slow
m speech, gait, and life generally
the picture of rosy, sturdy health-
he, too, la stricken down in a moment
from hia superb manhood." ....
Willing to aid in calling attention
to the enormons Increase of paralysis,
wo can pot agree with tbe'no special
reason"' theory referred to by tbo
Washington Star. ; The truth 1, of
course, that the cases of all those par
sons, in private, on public station,
"singled out" ia the midst of appa.
rent health for andden attack, are
irpnerallv tha result of a aeries of
violations .or persistent neglect of
physiological law. -Chief Justice
Chase was peremptorily warned some
years slnca, by his physician,! to re.
lievo himaeir from atf strain npon hia
physical anil, meBtel,. energise, and
was loid be we "like an old; carriage
thateould.ro for many a year yet
with eare,.upo. a amootb, joaJ. but
would soon be destroyed oo a lough
one." Vice President Wilson, for
four or; five mouth before the last
presidential election, subjected him
self, without Intermlfleloay mentally
and physically, ton rate or speed and
change and a "degree of preeure which
ha since had to be paid for, a waa to
be expected. Walt Whitman, disre
garding medical; caution continued
yielding his Iron physique, month af
ter month, to the autitiest malaria of
the army beepitaLa years ago, and to
day ho ia paying the penalty.. Horace
Greeley lived such a Ufa that, for fif
teen years before hia death, it Is be
lieved trial he did not know what It
was to have a good night's eleepv
The ehrfrfBcarrt leaso taught by
all the 1 nstancee crentiorjeti m that a
while afterward, eomaUmea moDttis,
sometimes even years, one stern pen-1
alty will be exacted that good inten
tions and. high ambition or endeavor '
do not excuse lapses oi tno imupu ta
ble lews of health, and that being
borne through, fox the time by reserv
ed force, maturity, or strong, will,
may prove but a Bad delusion., , .
"The subject needs voiumea for its
due elucidation: but snoagh is 'above
stated to rouse the wader t give it
what it most needs tbcoghi for hia
or her own cf.-PML Xexiycr. -
A Tre ftaner1 norncllmenta upon
her good memory a woman who iden
tified en the street a dress stolen from
hr tnnr mnntht aaro.- Considering
the frequentchangao in the styles it
it was rather singular that aho could
keep It in mind.
COVILLE COUNTS HIS SHINGLES.
There are men who dispute what
they do not understand. Mr. Coyllie
Is such a man." When he heard a
carpenter aay that there were so many
shingle on theroor or hia house De
canae the roof contained so many
square foet Coviiie doubted the Eg
urea, aud when the carpenter went
away he determined to test the mat
ter try going up on theroor and count
ing them. He squeezed throagh the
scuttle Coville weighs 230 endthen
sat down on the roof and worked hia
way carefully and deliberately tow
ard the gutter. When he got part
way down, he heard a sound between
him and the shingles, and became
aware that there was an Interference,
someway, ia hia further locomotion.
Ho tried to turn over and crawl back.
Dut the obstruction neid him. Then
he tried . to move along a little, in
hopes that the' trouble would prove
oat temporary, . put - an increased
sound convinced him tnat ettner a
nail or a sliver had hold of hia doth.
and that if be would save any of it he
must use caution. . Hia folks were in
the house, but he could not make
them hear, and. besides, be didnt
want to attract the attention of the
neighbors. ' So he sat there- until af
ter dark and thought It would bavo
been, an excellent opportunity to have
counted the shingles, but be neglect
ed to use it His mind appeared to
run into other channel . He sat
there an hour after dark, seeing no
one be could notify of his position.
Then he saw two boys approach the
gate from the house, and reaching
there, atop. It waa light enough for
him to nee that one of the two waa
his sou, and although he objected to
having the other boy knowing of bis
misfortune, yet he bad grown tired of
holding on to the roor, ana concluded
he could bribe the strange boy Into
silence. With thia arrangement map-
oedout.he took out bis knife, and
threw ito that it would strike near
to the boys and attract tbeir atten
tion. It struck nearer than he antici
pated. :.Ia fact it struck so close as to
hit the strange boy on the head and
nearly brain mm. as soon as ne re
recovered his equilibrium, he turned
en Cbville'g boy. who. he waa confi
dent, had attempted to kill him, and
introduced some aatonishment and
braise in his face. Then be threw him
down, and kicked him in the side and
banned him on the head, and drew hint
oyer into the cutter and pounded hia
legs, and then hauled him back to the
walk again and knocked his head against
the gate. And all the while the elder
(TovUiasatonthe roof and screamed for
the police bat otraldn' t get away. - And
then Mrs. Gov ill 8 dashed out with a
broom, and contributed a few novel
features to the affair at the gate, and one
of the boarder dashed oat with a doab
le-barrel gun, and hearing the enea from
the roof, looked up and there espying a
figure which was undoubtedly a burg
lar, drove a handful of shot Into bis leva.
Wkh a bowl ef agony; Coville made a
nlunffa to dads the missiiea, ireea mm
self from tha nail, lost bis hold to the
roof, and went saLlng down tha shisgres
w!U awful velocity, both lege spread
oat, bis aair.oa and, and hia hands ma
king desperate but fruitless efforts to
save himself. Be tried to swear, ' bat
waa ao fiightened that he lost hi power
of apeeeb, and when he passed over tbo
edge of the roof, with twenty feet of tin
guiler hitched to him,' tbe bcardsr gave
him the contents of the other barrel, and
then drove into- -the house to load up
again. Tbe uaxbrtunsta Coville struck
intoa cherry tree, and thence bounded
to the (rronad. where he was recognized.
nicked dd by the assembled neighbors.
and carried into tahouae. A new doer
tor ia making good day wagee picking
the shot out of his legs. Toe boarder
haa trone into the country to spend the
summer, and the Junior Coville, haying
sequestered a piece of oriea in nis naua
k.rrhlnf in lavimr low for that other boy,
He sara Cat before the calm or another
Sabbath rU oc New England there
will be another boy In Danbnry who
can't woaracap. Zxixttury Aoe.
DEATH IN THE WOODHULL FAMILY.
u ';-; rtT. 1 """: -
Mrs. Utica Brooker. aged thirty-
one, born in Ohio, died at the resi
dence of her sisters, Woodhuil and
Claflfn, In New Yerk, at 11 r 30 p. m.,
on Wednesday, - She had been sick in
bed twelve days and several physic
ians, by whom she had been attend
ed, having failed to agree as to the
cause of her death, Coroner Herrman
went to the house to hold an inquest'
At the request of the sisters an autop
sy was performed by Deputy Coro
ner C ashman, ia tbe presence of sev
eral physicians. Tennie VJ. ciamn
expressed a strong desire to witness
the dissection of her sister, bnt Coro
ner Herrman kept her out of the
room. ' - i
The autopsy clearly indicated that
death resulted from Bright's disease
of the kidneys, superinduced by long
Intemperance. . Several of the rela
tives of deceased tesuaea mat sne naa
been very intemperate for ten or
twelve years, drinking brandy, gin.
whisky. Deer ana aid, or wnaievei
liauor she could procure, and that she
had been known to drink bay rum- t
While suffering from excessive ner
vous excitement she had used 1,000
grains or bromide or potassium In one
week, and had been known to use
300 grains in a single day. -
, While sufibring from delirium tre
mens, or its incipient stages, she had
often jumped from her bed and chased
ber relatives about the bouse. Her
sisters stated that she was married',
but that her husband is In Chicago.
The Jury rendered a formal verdict la
accordance with tbe statement or r
CUShmaUk " '.: 1 r. ;.:'
Ptllwajc Cars is- Exolani.
The Pullman Palace cars are to be
ruo on t lie English railways. - Eng
liab travelers bae praised our river
steamers and our railway facilities for
many years, but England haa hither
to made but. few feeble attempts to
Imitate either. Now. a passenger from
London to York, Edinborg w ttlas-.
gow will, at least, be aoie-sd gat e
comfortable - night'a rest.: The- first
consignment of Pullman ears for the
Midland road was shipped from Mon
treal on Wednesday lie I, and consist
ed of three parlor and three sleeping
car In sections. A eo temporary ex
presses the following opinion of what
Fngland will do when sbe finds that
there ia actually tnai ingouiu uimg,
an Innovation, in the land : .
The daily papers will denounce the
attempt to make Great Britain an
An-ierfom colon v i the public will go
Into a fit of horror at the publicity of
the - sleeping arrangements ; tney
will condemn the new cars as extrav
agant ; and, after blustering a great
deal about the insolence of a W estern
rmranv daring to infringe upon
their darling miseries with anything
that can alleviate them, finally settle
down Into the belief that it is a won
derful Invention, and was first origi
nated by an Englishman.
husband cad divorce hia wife
at pleasure and leave her the charge
or maintaining their ohildren In the
land or Core- u sne proves uuuuwj
tvii h. mh not her to death.
The first wife may be divorced In
Slam, but not sold, as the others may
be. She then may claim the first,
third, and fifth child, and the alter
nate children are yielded to tbe bus
When ' a "man desires a divorce in
the arctic regions, ha leaves the house
in angert and dees not return in sev
eral days. The wife understands the
hint, packs uf her clothes and leaves.
If the partiea choose to separate in
Cochin, China, they break a pair of
chopsticks or eepper coin in the pres
ence of witneaeea, by which action
the union ia dissolved. The huBbana
must restore to the wife.the property
belonging to her prior to marriage.
CHOPPED TO PIECES IN THE
July 14.,-A most
Welt PaYr' m?St ?9UaliD8U9
west arms tragedy in Dover, Del.,
has just come to light . JeanervUle
is situated in Penn Township, Chea
ter County one. mile north of the
uneof the Baltimore Central Railroad.
- On the 30th of June last a strange'
man arrived at the hotel of the village
and took up hia quarters, saying he
came from Baltimore and was an agent
but gave no name. He was in appear
ance a young man, probably not over '
thirty, with black whiskers. On the
following day a team driven by Wm.
E. Udderzook stopped at the tavern,
and the agent and Udderzook took a
ride. ' He accepted- the invitation, and
then they went away together. . Tbe
team had been hired by Udderzook at
Parkersburg, and when he returned it
in the evening the person who took'
charge of it remarked there was blood
on the wagon. Udderzook made a
plausible explanation of the circum
stance, and immediately left the -neighborhood.
The strange man was '
never afterwards seen alive. '
. Friday last a large number or bu
rards were noticed hovering about the -woods
off the Newport and Gray's
pike, between Cochranville and Ben
nlngtonviile. An investigation show
ed the head and trunk of a man, and -the
armo and legs detached, which
were recognized as the body of the
stranger who had been stop
ping; at Jenhersville. A . Coron-
er's jury waa impaneled, and a sealed
verdict given. The murdered man
was stabbed in three or four places.
Hia throat was cut, and both arm3 . '
and legs were severed close to his-body : -Udderzook
can. not. be found. He is, ,
or was-uatiiately, on the Baltimore
police force. He is young and has red
whiskers. The object or the murder- '
er unquestionably was- plunder. 1 No
clothes were found, except m pair of -shoes.
It la reported , that the. man :
was known to have considerable mon
ey on his person. Several limbs were
buried in a separate spot from the body
and not far from ' the house of one
Rhodes, brother-in-law or the sup- ,
posed murderer. . ,.,
DEPTH OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.
' The main theater or sounding ope
rations has been the Atlantic Ocean
which, from its relation to the leading .
commercial nations, and for intercon- '
tlnental telegraphic purposes, has ' '
been more carefully surveyed than
any other great body of water., Open "
from pole to pole, participating In all
conditions of climate, communicatin g : '
freely with other seas, and coveriDj
30,000,000 square miles, it is believed
to represent general-oceanio eondi- , , i
tlons, and to contain depths nearly , if . , , :
not quiet, as great as the other ocean
basins of the world, although but lit
tie ia known, It is true, in this respect : -
of the Indian, Antartie, Pacific seas. ; . i
The general result of- its: soundings ., ,
would indicate that the average depth,
of the Atlantic bed is cot much more '
than 12,000 feet, and there seem to be
few-depressions deeperthan 15,00i) or ; '
20,000 feet a little more than the :
height or Mont Blanc. . : , ...
. Dr. Thomas sums up the general re- "
suits of the Atlantic soundings aa toU " '
fows:-"In the Aretic Se there- is
deep water reaching, to : 9,000 feet to -.
theweet and southwest of Spitzber
gem Extending from the coast or v.
Norway, and including Iceland, the ',
Faroe Islands, Shetland and Orkney, "
Great Britain and Ireland, : and the -bed
of the North Sea to the coast of :. - r
France, there ia a wide plateau, on
which the depth rarely reaches 3,000
feet ; bat to the west of Iceland, ' and
communicating, doubt'eaa with the : ':'
deep water in the Spitzbergen- Sea, a - -'
trough 500 miles wide, and, in same .
places, nearly 12,000 feet deep, curves.
along the coast of Greenland. -This is.
the path Of one of the great arctic re- '
turn currents,' "After sloping gradu- ; r ;
ally to a depth of 3,000 feet to the west- "
ward ef tbe coast oMreland. in lati- 1
tude 52, the bottom: suddenly iipt:u'.
10,00 feet, at the rate of about, , L V.j; , i
19 feet in tbe, 100; and from thia poi at ,
to within about 203 rnfles of the coast .
of Newfoundland when it begins to r:;'
shoal again, there ia a vast -undulat-"-' '
iug submarine plain, averaging about . ,
12,000 feet in deptn below the cur
face tbe 'telegraph plateau. ":: .
"A valley about 500 miles wldeand - --
with a - mean depth of 15.0UO , feet,'
stretchea from off the southwest coast ;, .
of Ireland, along the coast of Europe, , ,
dipping into the Bay of Biscay, past ,' ' .
the Strait or moraitar, ana Along me
west coast of Africa. Opposite the
Capede Verde Islands it seems to'
merge into a aiignuy aeeper trouga, . (
which occupies the axis of the South. 1
Atlantic, and passes into the Antartie
Sea. A nearly similar valley curves '
around the coast of North America
about 12,000 feet in depth, off New-
foundland and Labrador, and becom
ing considerably deeper to the south
ward, where it follows the butlina of '
the coast of the State9, and the Baha ' ' '
mas aud Windward Islands, ' and fl- '
naily loins the central itrougn of the nt
South Atlantic oil the coast of Brazil, ;:
with a depth .of lo,000 feeu" The, - :
PvpvXar Science Monthly. . .
THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Edward King's series ef illustrated
articles upon "The Great South' '
begun in the July Scribner's.. Here ' -J
la a passage of some interest :
This snDerb country, unonestlon-
ably one of the most fertile on the , J
globe, ia a constant source of torment
to the brave white men of the border. :
in whom the spirit of speculation ia - .
very strong, ine hardy citizen ot the
South-west bears no ill will towards
the various Indian tribes, but it irri- . .
tateehlm to see such vast tracta of - 1 '
land lying Idle. He ached to be ad
mi tted to the Territory with the same
privileges granted Indian citizens, ...
viz : the right to. occupy, ana possess
all the land they may fence in, and to "
claim all that retnai us unfeaced with
in a quarter of a mile on either sldeof" '
thdr fenced lotK' Hers crazed with
visions of the fiK-spriading, ' flower-. ..
bespangled prairiea, the ferule -.foot-hills,;.
the rich, quarries, mines, and.,-,,
valley lands... He burns to course at
free will over, the grazing 'regions
where even the Indians raise snch
fine stock. Andnow that tha-rail-'
road haa entered a protest against aay ,i
farther excluaiyeneas on tbe part of
the .Indiana,, he thunders at the
northern and southern entrances of " '
the territory, and will not remain
' The object of intellectual discipline
la the establishment of a Strong cen- '
tral authority In the mind by which
all its powers are regulated and direc- '
ted aa the miltary forces of a nation -.
are directed by the strategist who
arranges the opeiatlona of a war..,.
The presence of this strong central .
authority ia made manifest in the -.
unity and proportion of the results; '
When this authority Is absent (it 'is.
frequently eutirely absent from .the " .
minds- of undisciplined persons, es
pecially of the female sex), you haja
a chaos of' complete confusion ; when
Let -autnonry witnout oeins? absent
is net strong enough to regulate the " - :
lively, activity of , the intellectual,,. .
forces, you have too much energy in
one direction, too little In another, a' '
brigade where a regiment could have
done the work, and light- artillery
where you want gnus of the heaviest
calibre. To establish this central au- . .
thority it is only necessary, la any
vigorous and sound mind, to exercise
it. .Without such a central potter '
there ia neither liberty or action nor
security of possession. -
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