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It a8 The white-faced eloek on the City Hall stared grimly out into the night, and its truthful hands informed the people in the neighborhood that it was eleven o'clock (HrtJhTisttnas SydJ wat a gen uine old-fashioned Christmas eve, at that, and the streets of New York were white with snow, and the wind was whirling' the drifts about fantastically, to theSjvi den diacomort of Jthe old appla aodjwt com women : by' t6e Park rai fine, who lingered: at their posts in prt of the Itenej(8- o.f the hour, : hoping? to i.tnrn aothf r himeBt teuny ronj.sorae.psr-1 T)y before" midnight. The old ballad vender bad packed up his stock in trade and betaken himself homeward long ago, and most of the New Yorkers had fol lowed his exwopte sa that the streets were almost deserted. One man, at least, was abroad in the storm, and as he turned into a gate of the Park to make a short cut over to ffirSiflitjr, EhFSlg5? erTS!ll runhiagWalaNippleirawian. tumkifig she might find in him another customer, began a pitiful petition to him to buy of her wares, when he turned to her sharp ly, and the lamplight fell full upon his face. A glance satisfied the woman, and fit ffettlnoOTacd'rSnfffrfb fcipelier to 'MMMarak bkeJc aeon ntMHU a trigM- ened look. The man passed over to Broadway, and pausing a moment for a stage to come up, entered the clattering vehicle, and settled himself in his seat as if totally unconscious of the presence' of the other passengers. His entrance seemed to cast a chilling influence over them, for sooa 4bjL"grW reileot? aid wrapping tnei r""c6aTs and shawls closer around them, wondered if it was not growing colder. At last the stage paused, and the man descend d "fifoow fLf Tttrsi ng ?i A to , crfes 8tref, &B3 waiting slowly as If careless of the storm, he reached a large brown stone mansion, where he rang the bell. The door was opened by a fine looking servant in livery j trui as-soR-ahe''8lw the man, tbS domestic shrank" back fim idly, and made room for him to enter. 1 hrowing off Lis overcoat and bat, anc di vesting. JjimseU ot tis wet bots,-tli. man gavo-aueui w ms awvaBV -' A cup of tea, David, in the library,'" he said, coldly, as he passed into a lux uriously furnished-apartment, opening trom tne uaii. It was a beantiful room, and great taste had betm displayed in its adorn ment. J. he book cases and furmtur were of the choicest kinds, an open fin burned in the handsome grate, and even fngs wjis aligned throughout, Trut the'rtf'was in 'everything that coldness and sternness that marked the owner of so much comfort. The man drew a large arm chair be-' 4Mef hewte, awdiukuig into it, t aised'i i, Ntj the'EJ He beveriliaied: T abodt&iW but kthfekil bade fixeafetekd-, ily before him. Only once he raised his1 eyes to glance at a portrait which hung' over the mantel. It was a woman's face' Only once the man gazed at it, and as he did so, his eyes filled with tears, aud bis cold, hard mouth wore an expression of intense pain.ra-Tken he sank back in his chair, and his eyes then fell npon the fire. The domestic entered and placed the refreshments his master had ordered. ooa wnajl. stjindtjns jBjdenejjug nofselessly, witlimitjdisiurbing Jiijrind til witlifthat friPtenad,ftihiil tootle i4wa i u my 1 1 tie was a very lonely man, this Gid eon Grindem, in spite of all his wealth. He was a proud, cold man, and his un- happiness was ekiwfiy of his own mak ing. Years ago he had married a wo man much younger than himself, but such a woman as onjne,ets but oncii a lifetime, Mn3 living settnpC'never forget. Had she lived, he might have been happier and better, but she had been dead twelve years, and no other liv- ing being had-fiHed hei place in the mer chant's heart. She had left him one child, and, despite his coldness, he had lavished upon this little one a love only fclesrwng ban heiiad borne her mother At eigmetirtuis girt had married against his will, a poor clerk that he had taken into his employ. He had cast her off forqver, and pow, hex ,pame w2sl li Tfevfef 9 jraefitloSei i V lis house. For four years he had not seen her face save once, when she came one cold wintergigbt to beg for aid and forgiveness. He crushed the yec-ning of bis heart for her, and turned her into the street, as he would have done to a dog tjBat4ad-tryedinte hia-huee It mas a cruel naca) aact since gnqnnft bad bajn harder and Btepnep that) deer. -He liaa. n friends 4c Mis kctiuaitancus iluaineelhjauaud tPtizhtUik uireakce only when business made it necessary. No visitor ever crossed his threshold ; no happy sounds or lights were ever beard or seen within the walls of his dwelling. Even his servants feared and avoided him. He was alone in the wide world, and htikatW It. He knew he must live alone, and that when he came to die, he must go to the grave with not TfoyiBg'dlf ping heart'; toil cheer "his Fast moments, or miss nrarwneir be was gone. It was a sad, sad thought to him, and somehow it came to him to-night ifcUfcritmWeiorcef. -This: w-as why fcis eje8,Wftude4ano; bi3 lce.i.witcbed-with liain when he looked at; the picture of bis dead wife. The rerreshmehts : by his side remain ed untouched, and the merchant sat with pis nands folded weaniy, ana bis eyes hxed absently on the tire so still, so tranohil. that one mfrlitThavej-tkont'lit pWrieepsAtMHls he'lHtt-tliere, tHiwugh the storm, and through the close and cur tained windows of the room came the sweet tones of the midnight chimes of nnii.y---i-oe-roBBieTO'tfiW sens niied all the air, rising and falling with the wind. It was a glad and solemn song tbey sung, tor it was a glad and solemn 0332 8ang r ideon Grindem ! ' The voice was so soft, and vet so dis tinct and sweet, that it thrilled the mer chant to his inmost soul. "Gideon Grin U' tMjdlJaidiJ jtf,gUOht tniistmas uaa come again I The voice came from the fire, and the merchant glancdown at he hearth. - t uvrrr, easnaing1 juarvmrnr lunj was a a face so pure and tender in itsloye Kriefesi khat one iceuldf bat Voiider if it ajseaUy tta't.ofjjt toinjan btweit , strange, but beautiful figrura. ir It- seemed 'like an angel,' for its face was radiant ; with purity and beauty, and its garments were ot sppttess wpite. ,lt was scarcely afootLierli and its eves were, so small that they seemed like diamond pojnts.T .let luey looked straight into the-mer chant's soul, and read all that was paBsing .there, and the proud man knew it, and 8hu,ddered.,; ,; ,.' V-.l-s'I.'',.' '.V,,-:'- - , Gideon Grindem,",. said ; the voice . again, '.'are your glad that Christmas has eome - '! ' " -: ' This tine the tone was so reproach fid that the tears started to Gideon Grin dem'a eyes, and he bowed tis head and "replied r ; r ! ; Alas f Of all the world, I alone have nothing to rejoice for to-night." i ' '; j . . ' " Listen toj.me,? said tlie little figure, softly, " I am Conscience, and I have come to 8 peak with you," ;We have been .strangers far a long time, . but I , have j come back to; yoa again. You must iear me to-night for : tou cannot drive me .way niitil morning nd 0, : if you' are .wise, xuieon,Unndem,dd toot drive tne "away then 1" 1 ' Z';., .', ;.;! J " The merchant -sat- silent and ''treni-4 blmg. j He knew he was powerless, nd he, could not. take his eyes from the little figure on the hearth.;. But it was ' little no longer, for it' grew in, size . every mo memV-tuitil, it aBsumed S gigflc fqrm and a mien so stern and terrible that the "merchant almost shrieked wrth"terroras hrt z4 t:it.3yet.-ie cobld ;pot' tdra his jeyes away. . , Ojie ' thing .bnly re- mained unchaugedp the1 'voice -of the figure was its sweet and olemn as ever. The merchant felt that . he wxmld give all his Wealth to escape from its presence, uui u couiu not move a mno. rrt. o'What do 'youfwant'with me! pei':;".,.:;;:;:,'' -' 1 willoshow .yon," said the, figure, solemnly .'"..VCqme withmelf The merchant felt a strong hand grasp him by. the shoulder, and the next n ment he' Was borne tbronzh space ; with a speed so rapid that it dettrived him of f was a patme,' and he opened his eyes.- , He, -started -with astonishumnt at the oscene before him.: :7lfT'-?lrV. i It was a little, plainly furnished room. Everything -.; betokened . contentment. though, at the same time, an' absence "of - riches. " i A bright fire burned in the open grate," and "the , soft light of a pleasant lamp lit up the room. -A woman, nei ther old, nor young, sat by the fire, and. at berfeet Kuelt a child, witb his hands folded in prayer. -There was a look of quiet happiness in the pale; face ,of the woman, and her soft eyes were bent ten derly upon the .child at her feet, as he -whispered his prayer, so low that only , she and the angels heard it. - The mer . chapt gazed at. he, scene in utter. bewil derment, , Then his ' eyes grew misty, ; and a great sob swelled up from his heart. ; lie rbad . recognized . tht, twolhe'boy -was liiin8elf,-and - the womau -was-his mother, .5.-. 'Do vtrtr-'HVPi' timvnow. Gidnnn l.Grioclem asked thd voice of the fig- uref aod the merchant knew' that Con- sciencewas stijl withthim,. ...-fPmy'lT Iw'Bkiidtedl'.;4': Pray 1.0 my J. he woman turned to him slowlyand ' heiUvtched out ' hisf hands' imploringly. "0 mother, mother !" he, sobbed, "Let me he your Jnnocent, boy again V', '. ':', f But the sweet face clouded with a look "of miagled sternness and horror, and the ' hand;that had rested so tenderly: upon: -tiie ooy s nead was raised with a repel lan t ', '.'geitiit e.tiJ s -The " merchant shran k back with a groan, and, the vision faded." i-M'fitjstai Urrible -thing, Gideon Grin- (tern,? said the'voice of Cbpscieiice, ''iqr a parent to turn away from a child.'' j : , Phi . merchant : shuddered, -i He . was th.inktng. of his; own.; j:ljiW.;. an4j$'w Je had turned from her prayer of mercy.- ;;Tha gpre Jaid its hand, upon '. h,ims and 'drew him away. ' He knew they were now in New York again, and thattbey .'were' hurrying', through the'city in:the , midst of the storm; for he could feel the ' snow "driving furfolisiy in Tiis ' fjiicer'aiid t tue Keen windf chilled him through and through! They - passed into one .of the 'lowest ''quarters of the city, and entered a miserable dwelling, i .'i 'he i figure led i hi m'. iin.long flights of stairs, until finally 'they entered cliamber, so wretched and mean, mat me mercuani snrantC DacK with-disgust.. 7lw'1 A flickering tallow dip hed ft. -feehl lightlhroughthe .room adding to thtl misery an hundred told. On a low bed a man lay, wan and emaciated.' A wo4 man sat by the candle, sewing busily, .her pale, wan face jseeroing even more i ghastly, by, the. uncertain Jight.and bn a low pallet two children lay asleep j for the while unconscious of the suffer , ing around them The fire in the stove was dying away, and the room was grow ing colder every moment. Gideon Griu- deui gazedvith horror at the. scene, aud turped ..to fly from. i but .the figurejaid i s hand heavily upon him, and drew him up close beside the sorrowful woman, aej she 8a t sewing hpr life away ; and as he gazed, the merchant saw that, in spite1 of -the rmirkef careaad sufferius which it borev'the womau's face, was wonderful ly like that of his dead wife. No wont der, for the woman was his daughter. A cold Sweat stood -on his- brow and his heart seemed to stop still. It was fear ful to stand thus and gaze on such a droadftd scene. :-vi ,-.f. f?i fX UA' sUghhnoVe'nieTit of tnWmau 5iB the bed caused the woman to look up. "Are you awakei George t she asked "I have not been asleep, darling," re plied the man, sadly. "I cannot rest for thinking; and the ,knowledga that I am so helpless makes me wretched. 1- Uur tuel is out, and we can. get no more until the day After to-morrow,' 'and w shall freeze in this weather, and on Christmas day, too. I cojddlear it for myself, Nellie; but when 1 think of you aua our children " . . . . , v . His voice failed him, and he- -soibe with bitter anguish. The woman dro pi ped her work .and beut over hiiu,' trying iu ouuiue iiiui. i "We must trust uijGod, J3eprger' she whispered. ? He will ot'de6ert us." ! "If your father was hnman, if he were not a nend- '. excl4p,ea( Jier hatband fiercely ; but she interrupted himr ! " "He is my father George," said the wife, softly. "I forgiv BimaU th wrong he has done us, and I pray God Gideon Grindem groaned", ana turnip to the figure, cried imploringly : "Let us go away U I, cannot bea; buio The figure silently led him from th roamAsd 4o'irn the loiig' Btairs, out intd the street again. It was no longer night there, for the sun-was shining brightly and the thoroughfares were thronged witkt.bnsyTrrovdi'b,urryjng--to their -ae- cti'stomld avocations. " The air was Veen aadj fjoatyj andth? extra wrappings and! ; comforters which the people wore, as sured the merchant that it .' 'was very C0l(L. u '.jil'.ri'.'l -. ,.- ... -.j,',.,- : The figure led him into a large store on one of the business streets, and only stopped when they, reached the' counting-room, .where Beveral merchants were collected around : the stove. ' "Gideon Grindem and his companion paused ' be side theny hat the gentlemen did not seem conscious of their presence. - ' "What was that you said about Gid eon Grindem T asked oue'i : " ' ' I "! said he is' k heartless brute I" re plied another. , . J.v "What new thing has he done V "He has killed his daughter, and her husband, and children. .; They, "froze to death yesterday, ;in a miserable hovel near is.ast Kiver. - Think of it on; Christmas day," too and old Grindem rolling in wealth inhis sumptuous home" -, ,'jHe has a tough conscienceT. said the first speaker ; "but . J. would not like to be in bis place when . he comes to die." rj Gideon Grindem'8 heart stood still. "It is true," said the figure solemnly. "In the sight of God you have murdered yntfr children 1?' - ti. .!; ::' -jn'!' 1 he merchant a bratit seemed on fire, and he shrieked aloud with anguish,' for tne, terrible womb burnt into ans soul like red-hot .irons. The figure at his side was' so. stern so terrible,. that he could not bear to look t it. - r 'Have mercy on .we T' be groaned. My heart is breaking 1" .;. .. , -"Your heart, miserabieman !" exclaim ed the figurt sternly, ' "Would yon- See your heart V And without waiting for a reply, the figure placed its-hand heav ily on ; the: merchant's head, and bowed it so that it seemed to turn his 'eyes inward.- He'donld hut look, and, to his horror, he saw in the' the place where his hearty sBuldJiayB been a hideous' mass of cofruption.'so foul, homble, , hat he shuddered to look at it. ; , - "It -has - changed greatly since you gave it to your dead wife, Gideon Grind em, said the figure, sadly. , ' "' '" ; "Have mercy on . m,!" the merchant pleaded. . .... . "Were you merciful to your child t" asked Conscience, sternly. v "Have you kept the vow jou made to your dead wif'e,; to. love aud protect. her child al ways!'?: " ;. .",!.... ., ;'. ..'. ;,.- - 'The merchant was silent. He knew he had been pitiless and cruel. ' """; ', "Come yith me," contjnijed the figure, and I will show you what shalL he tlie end of all this." -.:;'-..-: -.. ' . -, j . Again the merchant felt himself borne swiftly along, and when; he opened his eyes again, he found himself in his own home, .';; ; ..., i . ." ;-He stood in his chamber, and invol- untanly be marked tha contrast between its luxDrious comforts and the miserable garret in which his daughter had frozen to .death.' ' He saw, ioni, Jbia idesk, where he kept bis private papers and a consid erable. sum of money, open, and one of his .servants :Bearchmg". eagerly, among me contents. lie tried to spring forward tdi stop the man, but he could not move, and when he endeavored to speak, his voice failed him. The. figure pointed silently t-J the bed, and. Gideon Grindem looked helplessly in that direction. , ' .'. A manlay on the bed, silent and mo tionless: ' ' His hands were' clasned mntn. iy on his breast, and his eyes were wide open' and staring blankly, at the ceiling. Gideon Grindem bent-over and gazed at the- countenance, but be shrank back in horror, and dismay. ; Never had he seen sueh a look of; despair as that dead pxari'a .'face"Jwore. .i Bo.! 'still,; "so- terrible was .it, that it seemed to be something supernatural.. . ;xb .meroliant ' shravnk hack.wUh a.grpan;. for. .the. face upon w hick he looked was his own. i n n "Is this to be the end i he moaned Tl8 will be the end," said the figure. solemnly.', ,J,rfo di .opeineglectedand unloved and .without hope hereafters God help you, dnKappy man!'-1 -'' Thei . figure slowrt ; faded, away,, and Gideon Grindem looked- up .with a start. He was sitting in his .library ( with' the nhtasted - Refreshments "oti the stand by his side,' and the embers cold and lifeless in jthe : grate Ibefore h,imn ".'The gas was burning in tbe chandelier with a sickly glare and through the curtained windows streamed the.. broad, full , light,' of '., the Christmas Bun. ' The merchant rubbed his eyes and. stared -around vacantly. Then his gaze rested on the portrait of his dead wife, 6verthe mantle-piece. rhe golden sunshine fell lovingly upon her face,- and the eyes of the woman who had been so. dear to .him, seemed full of sweetness and tendernesses they .shone down upon him,' carrying light straight into his-heart that' bad been so dark. In voluntarily he placed his, hand on his heart, nd remembered how be bad seen it, then a great Bjb hurst from him, and be cried :- i Jii-M "0rGdd she thanHulT it'-was'bat a dream. " " ''. "" Another ; look ; into . the dear eyes of the woman who had loved- lnm, . and he sank bri his knees and bowed his head lowly, ftrid j-everently. .Gideon Grindem wasiraying. .. . , ..(.., - . I ah was Btm eariy morning wnen the handsome carriage of the merchant drove by the Park on its 'war to East Biver. Ibe ;old -apple woman, rejoicing in the sunlight that had followed the storm, was spreading her wares pa her table,, when she ' was ' startled to ; see the handsome equipage pause before her stand, and to hear the. same voice that had repulsed her so.rudely the night before, call to her to approach. fthe did so tremblingly;' and when the merchant cheerily.hade her hold out her hand, she obeyed because sbefear- ed to refuse. But her surprise was redoub led when she saw lying in her withered palm a bright golden eagle, which spark led) joyously in the (Jbristmas sunlight. "What is this for. sirl": she, faltered. '"To.; keep Christmas 'with; -old lady," said the merchant, cheerily, - fie signed to. the. driven to jnove-orv but as the car riage set off again, he caught a faint f'God -hless" you, sir I'-in' the' tearful tosea ct wiM)ld-woBian,-r'r . - Down through tlm vile Btreets, reeking with firth; and "crime, and misery that mark the worst quarter of the great citj', tha-splendid equipage "passed, amid the -wondering; glances and remarks of the denizens who marvelled to see it in such a place. '- It paused before - a miserable dwelling. And the? meroliant sprang out with a Hushed, excited race, and burned up the rickety stairs, bearing that one part of jus dream might be true, after all. '::.a.e pushed open a door and enter ed' a miserable, room.': A glance satisfied him tharthe blessed day had brought no joy ia j.be inhvtte ot.this sad jode.. A Ycpan yle and cAwworn, eah by p 'empty grate", with lookf ho'pefessness (jo heif,kveet, youngaeel while V foani wan ) and sickly lay on the ted with closed eyes, and two children rested on a rude pallet, still ' happy in their inno cent siumuers. v. ivu tib a -yj, ' on 3 i. ' " . ".. ' " "i :,umrueu Dy .ine noise, . me woman looked up. r Gideon Grindem's- eyes 1 J 1 .11 a . . . ciuuaeu, ana ne neia out his armB and faltered: '"'":l ' ';'-'" ' ' , .''My daughter, forgiye'mel"i" ,i With a glad cry she sprang into his armsj and the penitent father felt' that he was forgiven. " " ' k 1 . ,- In half an hour, the carriage returned to the mansion in Twenty-Fifth street, but this time it was full of happy hearts, who left the scene of their misery never to return to it again. The . princely mansion has never seemed bo gay before as on this blessed Christmas when it rang with the merry shouts of the children, and echoed the soft laughter of the elder ones ; and as Gideon Grindem listened he lifted nn , his heart and blessed God for the dream be bad sent him to bring back so much happiness."-; -r "' -!; CLOTHLNGJ GREAT REDUCTION TS GENTS FURNISHING GOODS I ,J.-I -AND-. o '' ' ATOUR PRICEb: Shlrta Redlaieed frana 4 to 3.',: i- Sblrta Redae d fram 60 la 2 60.' Shlrta Reduced from f3 to) i. ; i '. firaft Collara, 20c per pk'a; .' Tlea -wertb T5c for jesc' '" "'' Tleatvortb 60c f or 15c. 'V ! Beat Ena;Iiali Super 9 toot Socka, 40c! I White Merino VJnderablraa, S 26. merino Havlf-boae worth 60c tor 37Xc, .merino UaUheia warib SI for flOc. ; ' - ; :j A FULL ASSORTMENT OP ' " i FURNISHINGr EQOALLY LOW GOODS BATES. i -'-ALSO'- :;; :. o '1 .-- - ; . i.., .,- i- i , ,,j OentH Malta Mnde to Order. Anita worth 873 lor 0. - Holla worth $0.t for 9SS. ' Suit worth t0 Tor .tO. ' Snlfo worth tor fH.f. '' '" Nulls worth .tO tor QIO, '; 7" nnts worth 19 for " : : :. Pants worth 1 for IS. M ; ' Pants worth 91 1 for fit. " . ALL OUR GOOD3 :. MARKED DOWN! NO TB HI, No , Old Stock , to Rua Off! HDLARK &;N!SWANDER, ' ooti"sd3m-noTl8' ' 111 outh ills-'h St. FALL AND WINTER GOODS. ; : j hunters r; Clothiog fEmpoiliiin, - No. 22 O South High St., ' . COLUlrlBIJM, OHIO. T HAVE JTUST H EGEITEB Til. I lanteet and - sneat atoek of Fall and Winter ,VXM oyor oroogivto uua am, aonautana or ., , : French, - t -. ..... '-.. Atluifllajili and -: '-i Domestic Olothsi. . r ' r i i r.i.-.-ir: t Ca slmerea, So.t For Gantleman'a wear, whioa 1 will aeu at the low oat Cash priooa. - I :.' :.:;.,. ' Alao keep eonatantly on . hand a wall leleoted atook of . . V READY, MADE CLOTHINC. . . JOHN HUNTER. . M"p5 S90 "Jonth H!.l . : NOTICES. The lotombus & Hocking Vallej TvtA: 'litaiiroad Company i - -. ! :d UI'U'1 T -'i .' NOTICE TO 'STOCKHOLDERS. NSMCB IS HESEBT CIV Elf THAT 'the anoaalmaetiea of fia tnokholdera of thia Compaoj will be held at ita office in theoity of CoIainbna,on ....... Xueado jr, the Stu day of January next, at 10 o'olok A. il, at which an elee ion at Jjireotora for the ensu n( , ear wi 1 take plaoe, Th attention of subscribers to the atoek or the Compaay ia ctllei to thit elauee' of the law wiieh prov.idaa that 'after the firet eleotion of Uireetora no peraob ahnll Tot9 on any aara on whioa any ina-allment ia due and anpaid " Deemeer 16-n, 18a7. . - . , ; 3: 3. JANNET. -'- decfy-Sttawtd y' Heertary'and Treaanrer. ' NOTICES. NOTICE To Stockholders of the Columbus & Indiana Central Railway Company. OFFICE of Tin? Colvmbcb k iNDiawa jBHTaL Railway Ci, . . -UoLDB08,O.,.Ueceinbor loth, 1P07 A" niEETIfllJOf THE STUCK.IIULD ER3 of tne above -nanfaf Companr will be held at thaoffioe of aaid Uompany, in the city of Columbua,Ohio,on r rlday, the 17lh day of January, ' - 180S, --' ' botween thohoara of If o'eiook A. M aad S o'clock . P. M., to vote upon a contract mvle by the Board of Direotoraof aaid Company, and ratified by aaid Board at its meeting on the 4th of-December, 1807. with the Cbioago i, (ireat Eastern Railway Com Taar of the dta e- of Illinois and Indiana, for the . ooiuolidatioo of aaid Co i.pauiea and their roada, .property, Ao;, into one eompany and corporation, ai l eu.cn other mattera relating thereto or aa may come before them. -- - - -..- . By order of the Board of Direorora." ' t -..-.: UOEUOM HOODIE. - , . deolT-diiriwtd Secretary.. NOTICE. ; : , . . ', ; A BIVI DEKD OFTHHEE PRKCENT rV ' exdloaiTO ef Govern ment tax, has been declared for the aix montbe eariinx the 30tb evealber past. npon roe proiwea ana oommon Bioca oi mo i cen tral Ohio. ' Ratrod--mpany as reorjraniaed, oarable at the Western National Bank of H&itimnr. or at the office of the Compauy on and after Friday, the SOWi inst.-1, i , t ..! . . The transfer bonks of the Com pan, will be closed from tne utn to tne autn ueeerooer mat r-- ; V J WM. WINa.S'y Zanerrille, O., December 9, 1867. ' deoS-daw-r Road Notice. NOTICE IS HEHEBI, saiTEIV TO the stockholders in the Lano&ster A Orove- - bort Turboike. Road Company that the annual f aaid road will be helH .t eleotion . oi uireetora oi aaiaroad will be held at the office of John iielpman; Kq., in Canal Win- iehAAtrr. Franklin eonatv. at 10 A. 11. nn ui.iMnnii ' MONDAY (!3th) of JANUARY neat, for the pur pose of eleotiDt. etven Direotors of aaid road for tne ensuing year i ,,-,...., - December 10th, 1867. J - 1 ' "' fii-..- -: , ! J0H!f CHANYi 8a, decl8-w3t . President of taid Company.. Turnpike Notice. . 1. . the Stookholdera of the Gnlnnkna x u..;. hurch Turnpike Road, at the office of Lorenao j&naiiao, inorei(y oi voinmeua,-uhio,'on HvR in 1 UA.1 .idq a pose of eleetinc jjA-I .aaeu aaym an utni, iaef.for tba nor.- vunwn I'.r mo ensuinaT year. 1 .- ' i' -1 - '- j I Dee. 8th. 1867. k JOHN JOiTCK.Bee'r.: . deolO-wU . Estate Notice. rrnE ONSfctaiGIIED -nan REVa J. dulyappointod and qualified Administrator of Abecetateof Qaerae A. B; Laaeile, latoof Frank lin county, Ohio, daoeaaed.: All paranaa iadabtad to the estate ara requested t6 make immediate pay ment, aad tkoee harina; elaima atainat tba aame will present them, duly autnentieated to the ua- Dee. Oth, 1887. . :iX. ; , vO.,P. HiSEB. 1 dec6 dltaw3w IIOUSEFUIISIIEiG GQ0D$i OHIQ , iTJBNITlJEE CO. j FURNITURE Nos. 6, 7 and 8, v j , : - .- !..; .,. ., -, Gwjnne Block, East . ToVn: Street, PARLOR SUITS. IttahoaronjrV Rosewood and WaI- t n Hatr-clof b, Oreenr Reps and Rrocatelle. '; ; ' - '-.' ( - --.J m i! ,-:'i!.'-'::' .-)rl y-jj-ij f.:.f - .),! CHAMBER SUITS; j and Oak, finbhed Im Turn Ub and Dining Room Suits. Walaal, Cbestnat and Oaif Ex teaaloa Tables; Walonl and Oak Ulntnc . Chain; fCaae-eal aad Wood; Oak aad Chestnut Sldet boards. -.1 3 Ilnlr-cloth, GrcfB . Reps Bamki I.o ara ares; latcrcti rles Uook Cswa and Eta i . .:':':. a.;- . - -: . .! i. ... j 'b Mask, Cotton, Hair r'J.", !'.! Sprlaai ..: ' wi i f.- r,' j ! Tackfr'a, oTonrs' and IeCa nap's Patent Spring Bed Bottoms, ! We have tlie above articles of the latwt atTlea and of auperior quality, b-.th inmaterialand flaiab, and tnaraqtoo priced aa low aa amy hooce in the trade. . OHIO FURNITURE CO.l I - v, '- J. E. BBlTTINOHAM.BnpV B. H. How. Trea. aoptio-ood lr octug-wlr-r NEW YORK. $1000.000 in Watches! FOB SALE ON THE POPULAR OTTia PRICE - 0PXaaT : jS",' 01VIKQ EVERY PATROSf A 1 ' ---. l1 t-i;.i! 1 vii '' Handsome and Reliable ; Watch ! Mi-:.- - . .-': .- '-.!.-'.,-.' -i . : ,!t ... FOa IHi LOW PEICK 07 tio,aiV ,, ! Without Regard to Value! And not to bo paid for unless perfectly eatU factory. 100 Solid Uold Hnntinc Wtehe3...t280 to tl.ooa 100 Maaic Cised Gold VVa chi, am so aua e JA S6 ISO ssa 3f : TS .It 1 50 mo Ladies Watotee, enamel 1...... 100 to 2oo Uold B'n'int Chnn'ter Watchea 150 to 200 Uold Huntinr, Enirlish Levers.. SUO to . 300 Gold Mnniiar Duplex Watchu.i lGO to : 300 Mold Hunt' American Watches 100 to, 500 Silver Hontins Levera.. ....... - SO to . 500 Silver Humii.g Lluple ... T5 to 500 Gold Ladiea V atches .......... 6o to l.oaa UoldHuntinc i.epinrs..i. ...... to to ! jO a Miscelianeona Silver Watches.. 50 to S B0 Huntirr Silver Watches.;'. -SS to t.0U0 Aasorted Watches, all kinds...., 10 to "i w S7 Every patron obtaina a Wateh- bv thia ar. Tanranem, cos ting but tie, while it may be worth ax.uvw. no pamauiy anown. Tts We wish to immediately di-ipose of the above maatnineena coes. ueruiuatas naminK tne arti cles, are Dlaced in sealed envelope. &nd w-1 1 mirmA Holder. ara entitled to tba articlt-a named en their ceriiBcate npon payment ot Yen uol aia. wbe-her it be a Watch worth 1 1,000 or one worth less. The return of anr of our certificates entitle yen to the article nawed thereon upon payme t. irrespective of its worth, and as nn article valued leas than 10 is named on any certificate, it will ac onqe be seen mm, luis ia JT aLoltery, bnt a stralghtibrwrard leeltimate transractioni wbl eta naj be rticipated in even by ... ue mai-iaeiiowaaj: , ,, ) .wiHtArt A single certificate will be aant by mail, postpaid, noon receint of 35 cents, fire for SI. el, van for Aa thirtr-tbree and eieasnt premiorn)or as, sixty-six ana more valuable premium for tlO. one hundred and mnet upe b Watch for $15.- To Agents, er tuose wisnina erapiaxment UK is a rare "Pportunt ty. It is a legitimately conducted bueine8, duly au'Botised By tba uovemment, and pen to thi most careful scrutiny,- Try at , WBISHT, BRO., & CO., Impoitew, , Ul Bboaowat, Kkw Yokk.. wstls-diwOm - l.t" : -t yl:,- ::rn tj:v; -j.; ( ..; : "The Pen is Mightier than the Sword." ' THE GOLD PEN,i;' BEST ANP CHEAPEST OF PEKS. ifortoiVs - Gold Pens,' : ' THE BSTPRS IH THE WORii: .,, ... .,, ,.. ; ' -1-1 . - Jor,, faa, fee , wV9... a a . Maiaeni Zane, JYejr - York, and by erery duly appointed rfffent at the tame prices. i-' i Morton maker no fens stamped witA the JVame or -Trade-mark of any other;' therefore, where an Agency is established, ihs public trill la best suited, andifU the same prices, by calling on the Agent; in all other places those wishing the Morton - JPen,' r must send to- Headquarter,"! her thei orders jr ill receire prompt atten tion, i' accompanied trith the cash, A ' Catalogue, frith full descrip tion of sizes and' prices, sent on receipt of letter postage. - -.. ,i A. MORTON. C.-DUCREUX'S PATENT for . Ins'antaiKous Detachment of. florscs froni , Carrjagfa.. . rrtiil" irrOEKIIOTJS Alt D ter Sv A f ul invention',- which has been patented in the United States, France and England, ia now offered by tha eubseriber to tba pa lie. foeliat asaured they will find it, npon examination,. one of the tretest Inventionsof the age. .. PrAminentamrnie: itaa-ivantaaeaares -fnr..T Fiaar The faciltv with, whioh horses mav be h.rnessed to or unharoesaej from a Carriage; also. rendering it unnecessary inr tte person unharneis imr to dkss between or behind the horses as is cus tomary, thua avoiding any liability of being kinked,: SacosD locate of a horse falling, he may be loosed trom the carriage in one aecona, without the dr ver leaving his seat. It is so simple initsoper .Hon tii &t a eh i Id enn work it. i.. - Toiro and Ubbtbst In eas of borsra taVing fright, becoming uomanag able or running away, the terrib'e consequences which so frequontly fol . low snav all be av.diled bv this simple application to arriates, aa tba bo aas can be loosed from lAt Carriage "in a ttBinJeUng," and the Carriage as quietly ana tar ly ttovptd. Mr t! lUlllkElIY n several nubile exhihl. tions. The great favor and praise manifested by the public ua these occasions, is one oi tne evi- ii.nM. nt . m.nn l.r aDoreeiatinu of ita merits. . TA,m m.v Km known and orders received for a'n- ol? hi the patent to Car.iagea, or pnronaaa of State K ghta.b,aaaress.ng(to 0UCREUX; p.tontee-,;if ..ocQ9-d3m : , fl8 Elisabeth atreet..Ne York. ) COrC PER DAY. Agents wanted; Mala and Fe J) male: Local and Traveling. Business new tca-l7 empjoyme t. "Kocapital rcqniredAddreaa ootS9-w3m-D ... ,, i., , -. i , :.t TRITE BUT a rKAK4iBAn; person aend ina na their Address, with 30 eenta. will re ceive, by mail, the Name and a tartede Visile of the r future Wife or Htisband.. KEiS V KM A Co, T8 Nassau street. New York. . noyl0-w3in ORGANS. i -i . .i .. lOOIiUMBUH .:.-:ir. ORGAN FACTORY. -f..l. t. .. oisv.. . 'T rBE ITirDEHSIGNED, Ja A eomolatad a Pipe Organ tar tba Uarmaa Inde pendent Church, on Mound atreet. Uolambus, takes this metnoa oi taiormiug ua puoitcv ana parneu lailv Church -enmmitteea throughout tba State. that he is now ready to contract for Organs of any sum and price, and refers parties interested to tbe Organ just completed aa a specimen product of bis .factory. AliCHtX MJVMUADbiK. ocUS-dtf , . 9f ' 'sSangpaiH nEitfc- iWEraiaSraj Hni't-l vsi-V! SO l. .Vi t --ii .I :.' j i'i o iy t ; i( w t i "ii .in.,; AND mora i rjom. riifl -it la BOOK & JOB PRIXTLXG fJ1 j. n k". wr r-.7,t Pis 3 r-tMT IN CEiXTRAKi QBIQ. 'Si ! r.I-ii.:1? 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Vttv ;efc list North Hick Street, .10! t-i fit' i'iw tv-iVjf-t'ftU to COLUMBUS.1 'l '-ii-'i a ' -ii:i if.'i a -v'j.l.-HVi-sii ;.i ! -.' it . -.i;:t L;u-.-.i ail THE LARGEST 1 --.;i.i;..iT. ; -vu-lii;! ?,!t ,ij !-n!.T .-J? w.iia-a.,! nr ' .-.Hn njarf K) -A i A ; -j.-v .ttui jto-.'jJ Li-.-.'.i.-jn;;i - nrl3