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Z, RAGAN, Editor and Proprietor,
iV INTERESTING TALE.
Royalty of Lore.
A TALE OV VIRGINIA.
lathe Autumn of 1674, the present
ite of Richmond was divided into two
plantations, belonging to Colonel Byrd
and Nathaniel Bacon, the mansion of the
latter standing upon what is now called
Shockoe's Hill. It was one of those fine
old mansions patterned after the paronia
halls of Old England, and since unequalled
upon this continent. s A spacious hall,
decorated with portraits, large parlors,
with furniture of carved oak, a dining hal
where a battalion could banquet, and a
library with a bow window, commanding
a prospect ot picturesque magnificence,
especially when Autumn had touched the
foliage with his magic pencil. The blight
scarlet of the maple, the deep crimson of
the dogwood, the lively yellow of the
chestnut, contrasted strikingly with the
deep evergreen of the cedar, pine and
hemlock, scattered through the forests.
Below, the river foamed over its rocky
bed to spread ir to a lake like a sheet.and
was dotted with small islands, whose
shadows reached far down into the earth-
tinted tide.
Nathaneil Bacon.the master of the estab
ment, was a hale and handsome man, with
thick black moustache, clear black eyes,
and a florid complexion. Educated in
England during the convulsive struggles
between the throne and the parliament,
be believed that popular rights were equa
at least to royal sway. Not so with his
sister Henrietta, who had passed a winter
uith the Governor s family at Jamestown,
where she had learned to reverence the
"right divine" of her sovereign. Her age
at this time was about eighteen, and al
though her form was not voluptuary, would
have been called perfect, or her face one
that a sculptor would have chosen for a
modeljet there was a winning expression
in her eyes, and a grace in her movements,
that enabled her tocharm all who knew
her.
At the time our story commences, she
had just opened a letter, from which a
printed packet fell to the floor.
''Here brother Nat," said she, "is one
of His Excellency's letters to the privy
council, sent back in good London print."
Bacon took the document, but as he
read a flush came over his cheek. At
length he exclaimed in an angry tone
"Hear how Governor Berkly closes
Lis accounts of us :"
"I thank God there are no free schools
nor printing, and I hope we shall not have
any these hundred years; for learning
has brought disobedience, and heresy,
and sects into the world, and printing has
divulged them, and libels against the best
government. God keep us from both I"
"Excellent. I declare 1" said the fair
loyalist.
"Excellent ! do you call that excellent
girl I" "Why, I have half a mind to sell
my plantation, and remove to the North."
"Ah, brother Nat, you would have
your nose frozen off, even if you only go
among the Manhattan Dutchmen and "
Here the laughing was interrupted by
the entrance of a stranger, who presented
a letter to Mr, Bacon. Glancing at the
exterior, he introduced the new comer to
his sister as Mr. Rupert Wytbley, of
Aecomac, and breaking the seal, read the
contents.
"I am happy to see you," said he,
when he bad persued the epistle ; "and
regret much to hear of the extraordinary
course of the Governor in disbanding the
volunteers. Can it be possible that at
this time, when the yells of the savages
resound through the woods, Virginians
must ritire to their plantations, there to
remain until they are scalped I"
1 "Ah 1 1 am glad to hear you talk so,"
replied Rupert Wythley,"for I have come
expressly to request your acceptance of
the commission of General. Here it is,
signed by five hundred as brave men as
there are on the continent."
"You surely are not a king my brother
to take up arms against Governor Berk
ley's will!" askgdV Henrietta, with a
smile. '.-
"Nay, Miss: but the country is in
danger, said the young man, who had
already began to admire the fair, Hen
. rietta. ;. . , . ,
1 "It is a grave question," remarked Mr.
Bacon, "and 1 must ponder over it;
meanwhile, my sister will escort you to
the fulls, and to the rock where Pocahon
tas saved the life of Captain Smith. At
dinner time I will give you an answer.'.'
,( Rupert .Wythley was a young planter
near Jamestown, who, with a well pro
portioned person, and a manly counte
nance, possessed a noble heart and a
cultivated intellect. His idea: of frma'e
excellence had been formed upon an ideal
model of perfection, in which he bad
blended: the accomplishment of all the
heroines of poetry and romance. Vain
hid been his search hereto, but ere he
had been long with Henrietta, he imag
ined if her qualities of mind corresponded
with her personal charms, he , had at
!et(tlg
length found the beau ideal of female per
fection. Meanwhile her brother had been sorely
troubled at heart by the invitation to lead
his fellow-citizens. Like every true Vir
ginian, he felt that his country was in
danger; for death was ravaging the land
unaer tne Hideous form oi savage cruelty.
The force out under the command of
Captain John Washington had proved
entirely insufficient, yet the Governor, in
stead of adding to it, had rebuked them
for killing a patty of chiefs, because it in
jured the beaver trade, of which lie had a
.noHopoly. That an armed resistance to
the Indians was necessary, he did not
doubt, but the thought of rising in arms
against the will of the King's Governor
ratner staggered him.
"At any way," said he to Wythley,
as they sat enjoying their wine alter din
ner. "1 will go to Jamestown and 6ee
how matters stand. Let the news read
me that a single white man has been
harmed by the savages, and I will lead
you on 10 vengeance, commission or no
commision."
A long storm, at the conclusion of
which the fords were impassable, detained
iiupeu wythley a week with the Bacons.
He well improved the time : for ere he
left, Henrietta acknowledged that she
was not disinclined to treasure up the rich
harvest of affection which he laid at her
feet. Nay, she was rather disposed to
become more republican in her feelings,
and to admit that Virginians might be
capaoie oi sen government.
Weeks passed, and in vain (lid Na
thaniel Bacon urge Governor Berkley to
abandon his scheme of detached forts and
organize a volunteer force of riflemen.
At last he left Jamestown in despair.and,
ere going home, paid a visit to Henrico,
where the sparp shooters were encamped,
unappaiiea by the edicts of the Governor,
commanding them to disperse. The men
soon went on parade, under the command
oi Kupert Wythley, but era he ht.d learn
ed the reports of the sergeants, a horse
man approached at full gallop. Riding
up in front of the line, he checked his
foaming steed and shouted :
"The savages are at the fulls of James
Kiver, killing and plundering. Turn out,
turnout!"
"Where are they ?" asked Bacon, pale
wiin npprenension.
"They first killed all at the mills, and
then camped around Bacon's house on
the hill. They say it is Powhattan's
council grounds and no man shall possess
it."
"And Miss Bacon?" eagerly inquired
wythley.
"I heard they'd got a while gal pria
oner, and meant to torture her in a few
days at a great war dance."
"Bacon I ' exclaimed Wythley, "do
you now hesitate v
"No! no!" Then raising his voice
until it rung in trumpet tones over the
held, he continued, "Virginians, forgive
my hesitation. Now that my own home
is desolate, can I ask you to follow me to
the rescue of a loved sister t
About scouts, off "Lead on I" mad4he
hearts of Bacon and Wythley beat high
again, nor was it many hours ere the force
was in motion. A braver set of men
never hastened to the fray. The sun had
set in clouds behind the ridge, and the
woods grew dim, as th9 Virginians ap
proached the house of their general.
scouts had been sent in advance to re
connoitre, reported that there was an
entrenohment around the house, within
which a huge council fire had been lighted
exactly at sun rise. It .was evident no
time was to be lost. The mounted cav
aliers under the command of Wythley,
were ordered to sweep around to the right,
while lien. Bacon led . the bulk of the
force directly up the hill, against the
frowning silent breastwork.
On they moved, with a cautious tread
uncertain as to whether their coming was
krpwn to the entrenched foe. '
But when they were within about
twenty paces of the breastwork, there
came along from its whole front a cloud
of arrows making many a brave man
bile the bust. The scene which followed
is described as one of deadly warfare, for
no sooner had Virginians reached the
breastwork, than a yell was given, and
the rude terrace swarmed with painted
warriors, each bearing in his left hsnd a
blazing torch, and in his right a war club.
Springing into the midst of their assail
ants, the savages dealt their murderous
blows on all sides, often thrusting their
burning torches into the fuoea of the
whites, who could not use their fire arms
so close was the enconnter. ' '"
'Sound a retreat I" shouted Gan. Ba
con, and in obedience to brazen trumpet,
ins men leu oacic. . , . :. . , ...
At that moment, the cavaliers under
Wythely, charged through the savages,
and when they had passed, the infantry
poured in murderous volleys, Again tho
cavaliers swept through their painted
ranks, and, then with a cheer, the en
trenchment was stormed. At the head
of those who entered the breastwork,
gdmift to American Inicnsts, lTitcrntet7 ritnc aidr"
STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, WEDNESDAY,
fighting like a demon, was Rupert
Wythely and at the door of the old man
sion as he rode up to it, with a heavy
heart, he saw his own Henrietta.
"She is safe ! Thank God she is safe!"
he exclaimed, and in an instant he had
reached her side, and she was clasped to
his heart.
Our limits will not permit us to portray
the story of her imprisonment, -as she
narrated it that night around the family
hearthstone.
Destined for sacrifice, she had been
carefully treated, and allowed the unmo
lested liberty of her own room. But
that night was to have witnessed her
immolation. A Divine Providence had
nerved her heart, as she was arleady
summoned to the burning pile when a
scout gave the alarm cry. Then by the
light of the torches, she plainly witnessed
the fray, imploring upon her knees, before
the window, that a heavenly arm would
sustain those whom she loved so well.
Morming dawned, and a horrible scene
presented itselrVound the house. There
where St. John's now stands lay
mingled corpses in the stiff attitude of
death, and the stream near by was tinged
with blood.
The wounded were cared for, the dead
interred, and by dinner lime the horrors
of "grim visaged war," no longer met
the eye. The last council fire of the
Indian race at James River Fall was ex
tinguished, and the few surviving des
cendants of that terrible tribe of Pocahon
tas, began their funeral march towards
the setting sun.
Success insues. Had Bacon been de
feated he would have been shot as a
traitor to his king ; but now the haughty
Governor rewarded him, and he was
hailed by the Virginians as their defender.
Marching to Jamestown, he forced the
Governor to adopt new laws, which code
was completed July 4. 1676 one hun
dred years to-day before the Congress of
me unitea estates. Adopting the Decfa
ration framed by the statesmen of Vir
ginia, bean a new era in the history of
men. I he eighteenth century in Vir
ginia was the child of the seventeenth;
and Kacon s rebellion, with the corrres
ponding scenes in Maryland, Carolina
and New England, was the early harbin
ger of American Independnce.
And where was Henrietta, that sturdy
loyalist T Not in the stately rooms of
the Governor, but with the sisters of her
affianced lover, Rupert Wythley, who
had a residence in Jamestown. Her
dreams of royal protection and a noble
husband had vaished during her terrible
captivity, and she now bowed in hohiage
oetore her heart s lord, soon they were
married, and relumed to the plantation.
w
which Nathaniel Bacon gave his sister as
a dower, borne clouds darkened ihei
pathway of life at first, but they lived
many years in as perfect happiness as
moriaiB can enjoy; nor did she ever for
get, in after years, in narrating to her
grandchildren the events of her rescue, to
add : For all that, my dear, your grand
father did not hold the king's commission
Virginians would act for themselves.
Years rolled on. The Old Dominion
became the leader in a great movement,
and while the name of the Wythleys is
remembered by many who visit the beau
tiful locality of their homes, once the
soene of deadly slaughter, history sounds
the praise of Nathaniel Bacon, and in
scribes his name, in golden letters high
upon the architecture of our National
Pantheon,
A Beautiful Story.
"You were not here yesterday," said
the gentle teacher of the village school,
as she laid her hand kindly on the curly
head of one of her pupils. It was recess
time, but the little girl, had not gone to
frolio away the ten minutes, not even left
her seat, but sat absorbed in what seemed
a fruitless attempt to make herself mis
tress of a sum in long division.
Her face and neck crimsoned at the
remark of b?r teacher, but looking up, she
seemed somewhat reassured by the kind
glance that met hers, " No ma'am, I
was not, but my sister Nelly was."
"1 remember there was a little girl,
who called hersolf Nelly Gray, came in
yesterday, but I did not know she was
your sister. But why did you not comet
You Beeni to love to study very much."
" It was not because I did not want to
come," was the earnest answer, and then
she paused and the deep flush again tin
ged that fair brow-" but," she continued
after a moment of painlul embarrassment,
" mother cannot spare usbolh convenient
ly, and so we are going to take turns:
I'm going to school one day, and sister
next ; and to-night I'm to teach Nelly all
I've learned to-day ; and to-morrow night
she will teaeh me all she learns while
here. It is the only way we can tliirk
of getting along, and we want to study
very much, so as to sometime keep school
ourselves and take care of mother, because
she has to work very hard to take care of
us."
With genuine delicacy, Miss M. for
bore to, question the child . further, but
sat down beside her,and in a 1 moment
explained the rule, over which sho was
pnzzing her young brain, so that the
difficult sum was easily finished.
" You had better go out and take the
air a moment; you have studied very
hard to-day," said the teacher as the lit
lie girl put up her slate. 1
" 1 had rather not ; I might lear my
dress; I will stand bythe window and
watch the rest of the scholars."
There was such a peculiar tone in the
voice of her pupil as she said "I might
tear my dress," t'lat Miss M. was led
instinctively to notice it. It was nothing
but a ninepenny print of deep blue, but
was neatly made, and bad never been
washed. And while looking at it, she
remembered that, during the whole pre
vious fortnight Mary Gray attended school
regularly, that she had never seen her
wear but that one dress, i
She is a thoughtful little girl," said
she to herself, " and doej not want
to make her mother any trouble. I wish
I had more such scholars."
The next morning Mary was absent,
but her sister occupied her seat. There
was something so interesting in ihn iwn
little sisters ; the one eleven years old and
ine ouier eignteen monthsjounger, agree
ing to tend school hv turns: thai Misa
could not forbear observing them very
closely. They were pretty faced children,
of delicate form and fairy like hands and
ieei; me ewer with dark lustrous eyes,
and the other with orbs like the June sky,
her while neck veiled by a wreath ol gol
den ringlets. She observed in hnth thi
same close attention to their studies, and
as fliary had tamed during play time, so
did Nelly, and upon sp'eaking to her as
she did to her sister, she received the
same answer, "I might tear my dress."
Again the reply caused Miss M. to no
tice the garb of the sister. She saw at
once it was the same piece as Mary's and
upon scrutinizing it close!?, she h'piamn
certain it was the same dress. It did not
fit so closely on Nolly, it was too long
iur ner, anu sne was eyiuently.not at ease
when she noticed her teacher looking at
the bright flowers that were so thickly
set on ine unru ground.
The discovery was one that could not
but interest a heart so truly benevolent as
inai wnicn pulsated in the bosom of that
village teacher. She ascertained the re
sidence of their mother, and Ihnnirh snre.
ly straightened by a narrow purse, that
uigiu, uaviug ni u i in ai ine oniy
store in the place a few yards of the same
material, purchased a dress for little Nel
ly, and sent it to her in such a way that
the donor could not be detected.
Very bright and happy looked Mary
Gray on Friday morninc. as she entered
the school at an early hour. She -waited
only to place her book neatly on her desk
ere she approached Miss M. and
whispered in a voice in unite nf her n(T,iri
to make it low and deferential" after
this week, Nelly is going to school every
uay, ana on, i am bo glad !
" This is good news," replied the
teacher kindly. Nelly is fond of her
bookf, I 8ee. and I am hannv In lennv
that she can have an opportunity to study
ner dooks every day.
Then she continued, little good humor
ed mischief encircling her eyes, " but
can your mother snare both convenient-
ly!" .
" O ves ma am. hIia onn nnw. Siimo.
thing has happened which she didn't ex
pect, and she is as glad to have us come
j , . .
as we are io ao SO.
She hesitated a mnmenf. but hnr hpurl
was filled to the brim with inv. and when
a child is happy it is as natural for it to
loll V :i : r. - 1.1.
.v.. ub wujd as ii, is iur a uiru iu waruie
when the sun Bhines.
So out of the fullness of her heart she
spoke, and told the teacher this little
story :
She and her little sister wera the nnlv
children of a poor widow, whose health
- f LI I J .! ... .1. . !i .1
naa iu ircuie huu ueucaie mat n waB ai.
most imrjossible to suDDort herself and
daughters. She was obliged to keep
them oat of school all winter because
they had no clothes to wear, but she told
1 1 ii i
mam ii mey couiu earn enougn 07 flomg
odd chores for the neighbors to hnv each
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of them a new dress, they might go in
the SDrinir. Vprv pnrnestU' had llm liltln
girls improvod their stray chances, and
.n.nr..n I -!.l 1 it. . .
'cij iaiaiunjr jaiu uy me cupper cuius
which usuall? renuid them. Their Imd
v .r... .- j
each saved nearly enough to buy a calico
dress, when Nelly was taken sick, and
as the mother had no money beforehand,
ner own treasure bad to be expended for
medicine.
" O. I did feel no had when anhnnl
ODened. and Nellv could not oa bennusn
she had no dress," said Mary. " I told
her I would not go either; but she said I
had better, for I could, then teach her
some, and it would be better than no
schooling. I stood it for a fortnight, but
Nelly's little face seemed all The time
looking at me on the way to school, and
I.could'nt ha liannv a bit. tta I finnllo
- r (v . -
thought of a way by which we could
both go, and I told mother I would come
one day and the next day I would lend
JULY 7, 1858,
Nelly my dress and she might come,
and that is the way we have done this
week. But last night somebody sent sis
ter a dress just like mine, and now she
can come too. 0 ! if I only knew who
it was, I would get down on my knees
and thank them, and so would Nelly, but
we don't know, and we have done all we
could for them we pray for them ; and
oh ! Miss M. we are all so glad now.
Ain't you too ?"
" Indeed I am," was the emphatic
answer. And on the following Monday,
when little Nelly entered the school room,
her face ladiant as a rose in the sun.
shine, and approached tho teacher's table,
sue cxciaimeu in tones as musical as
those of a fieed fountain" I'm coming
to school now, and I'm so glad !'
Miss M. felt as she had never felt
that it was more blessed to give than to
receive. No millionaire, when he saw
his name in public prints, lauded for his
thousand dollar charities, was ever half
so happy as that poor school teacher, who
wore old gloves half a Bummer longer
than she ought, and thereby saved
enough to buy.that little fatherless o-irl n
calico dress.
The Old Homestead.
BY JENNIE LANE.
If there is a home which is ever dear,
and home forever, is is the spot where
our eyes first opened upon the shifting
panorama of human existence ; where the
first words framed by our unskilled or
gans of speech were uttered ; where
we tottered around upon the greensward,
a kind maternal hand siding our helples
ness, learning little by little the mysteries
of Life the exuberant gailies of child
hood, the hopes anil aspirations of yonih,
and if we linger long enough, the strength
and fortitude of mature years. We may
nuns 01 me oiu Homestead but seldom
when prosperity leads us by the hand in
flowery paths and neatli the cooling shade
but when adversity scatters ilmmn
amid the flowers, and withers with its
upas breath the leaves that farmed our
brows, and disannointmpnt ehenks (ho
fountain of joy that gushed from heart to
eye, and lip and brow, beautifying all
things, Ae?i,we sigh for the calm morning
of life, that dawned so briffhtlv
in the old homestead, and quiet rest at
our motner s knee.
Would that it had ever been mnrniner.
never mid-dav. is the sicrh Ihn! o-noa nn
from many a troubled breast, weary of
ton, 01 sinte, ot unrest. Vain wish I for
the innocence of childhood, the honeful
ness of youth, shall return to glad the
weary nevermore.
Well do I remember one wlm imn
back to us from the busy world, full of
weariness, and heart sore. But a few
years before he had swne forth in all ih
pride and strength of early manhood j
HiDomon nervea nis arm, and love his
heart. Now how chanced! The raA
of Death had come in an nnlnnkml far
hour, and had taken her who had for a
lew short seasons slept upon his bo
som : whose Dure and lervnnt Invn had
been the sunshine of life ; and now,
while the sod was fresh upon her new
made grave, he had come back to the
home of his childhood, as if ihtre vet
could be found a panacea for the ills of
me. uut no; the last buoyant feeling
Time prtserved fresh from childhood, ia
buried in the tomb where sleeps the loved
ana lost nearl treasures not lost, but
gone before. . It was a beauteous Snhhath
eve of May ; I remember how he came
in from a lonely walk laid in my lap a
few sweet May flowers irotn the wood,
a bunch of the soft "nussv willow" hnds
that grew beside the mossy rock in the
large pasture, and a handful of pebbles
from the noisy brunlr that iramhnlpd hv
the door. Often in hiinnier davit had mv
little apron been filled with like gifts from
his boyish hands, and my voice rang out
a gleeful demonstration of my gratitude
for his brotherly kindness. But now I
did not laugh ; I could only close my
eyes to keen back the tears that would
come, and sigh that life contained in
store no more May days for him.
Memory goes back to a snaeimu old
W . wax
farm house, of antiaue stvla larra and
roomy, warmed by huge fireplaces where
in ourn uncut logs 01 a Winter evening,
in the light of Whose blaze sal ihrnA rrnn.
erations. I remember them all, from the
ageu grandparents who sat in the warm
est nfok, down to the tabby cat that pur
red on the warm hearth rug at their feet,
who, with myself, eomposed the family
pets. 1 see her now, that old grandmo
ther, seated in her arm chair, nlavimr the
shining knitting needles with all the vigor
ni ynum, inougn ins 10CK8 that escape
from her neat cao are scarcely less white
than the snowy muslin. , And Grandfa
ther, too, wun one eyed spectacles astride
his nose, reading from the well worn
family bible, or with a little one nnnn hi
knee, telling tales of the Revolution and
tnniitng adventures of early lire in the
wnderncss, or singing wim ! tremulous
voice, some ballad that memory has kept
iScnl -Inldligena
fiom boyhood, an echo from the dawn oi
life by the ocean strand. The laughter
of childhood ever blended sweetly with
the song of youth, the voice of manhood
and old age in that old mansion beneath
the -shadow of the hills. And without,
there was no lack of Nature's harmonies;
all the longt$ummer days the birds, trees,
and streams sang in unison, and in neigh
boring hills herds lowed, and lambs gam
bolled in the warm sunshine.
Long years have the grey headed ones
who sat in tbe chimney nook been sleep
ing beneath the sod of the church yard;
but they are not the first we missed from
the fireside. One by one the circle di
minished ; each had a mission of love and
labor to perform, and as they were called,
went out in strength and beauty, other
homes to create and bless, leaving the old
house at home quiet and lone. And
Time hath taken even that ; no trace re
mains to tell us where it once stood ; but
in a modern cottage, snug and cosy, they
who were the presiding geniuses of the
old homestead, now feeble and silver
haired, wait alone to welcome the smiling
faces of child and grandchild, that now
and then come like rays of sunshine to
their deserted homes, bringing joy and
mirth to their declining years. The old
homestead ! dear, let it remain to every
heart, however humble it may have been.
He who holds in fond remembrance a
home, humble, but pure and peaceful,
has a talismanic power within, to resist
temptalion and flee from evil. Time will
steal from us childhood and youth ; but
we may cling to its memories, and so
keep the heart from growing old.
Repentance. Repentance is the key
that unlocks the gate wherein sin keeps
man a prisoner. It is the aqua vita: to
fetch again to itself the fainting soul.
Feltham.
AUDITOR'S REPORT
OF
Receipts and Expenditures
OF TOE
COUNTY OP JEFFERSON,
STATE OP OHIO,
For the Year Ending June 5th, A. D. '58.
EXPENDITURES.
K2r FOR TOWNSHIP. BOROUGH.
SCHOOL AND COUNTY PURPOSES.
continued
February, 1858.
Jatief Bell kTitnaa2day8 before grand jurr
traveled Id ml Ice
Anthony Blackburn, a witooea 2 days, before)
grand jurr traveled IS miles
A, W. LunleTy. a witness 2 dar before grand
jury traveled 16 miles
fl OilniAu . I 1 .t :
2 30
2 15
2 30
76
tl
u. muvi....iiu.Hi u.i uniute uninu lur.
Telegraph Co., for Uifpa.cb lent to Pittsburgh
for wltneaa
Jobn Anderson, Tp. Tr. for making annual set
tlement with Andltor
Geo. Myera, a witness 1 day before g'andjury
traveled 10 miles
Reiin Clendenlng, a witness 1 day before grand
iurv traveled v mil en
Jobn Brooks, a witness 1 dar before grand jury
traveled ft miles
P. U Hamilton, tal.joror 1 day Rlsher vs.
1 00
1 26
1 20
1 20
i uorn
60
3 00
t 00
3 76
8 00
John Binith, a grand juior 3 days Feb. term
traveled 18 miles
R. 0. Peters, a grand juror 3 days Keb. term
nm.vii.vr, grauu juror o ua ye ceoruary term
traveled 15 miles
Win. B. Hawklna.a irrand iiimr a d. Vh hm
J. Manley " -
JameeH. Fisher. " u
3 00
8 00
3 46
8 20
436
8 76
4 40
(leorge Oracey, a grand juror 3 days, Feb. term
vrtTeiiu v mile m ,,M
Adam Peeler, a grand juror 8 days fob. term
traveled 4 miles ..
Abraham Orabbs, a grand juror 3 da) s Feb. term
traveled 27 miles , .
E. Reynolds a grand juror. 3 days, Feb. term
traveled 16 infliui
John Anderson, a grand juror 8 day Feb. term
traveled 28 miles
Jamet Lewis, a grand juror 8 days Feb. term
traveled 20 miles ,
John Logan, a grandjuror 8 days February terra
4 00
4 15
fcrsveiru AO milts
Robert Oeorge,
ror 3 days Feb. term
iroveiea zu miles
4 00
John Irtine, a grand juror 8 days, Feb. term
traveled 10 mllea
3 06
107 60
George Webster, costs before grand jury and In
Htate oases where State fallsd e
Same, for making Ueneral Indexes of Judge
ment, uecrees ao u
Edmund Bteelman, a tal. juror 2 days Smith vs.
Ibompscn ...
M. O. Junklu, a tal jar, 2Baya Smith vs. Thompson..-
., ,
Jabea tmlth.a tal. jur. 2 days Smith vs. Thomp-
48 86
S 00
2 00
PUD M.M.M M ...
W. R. Allison, for printing blanks for Clerk of
2 00
24 00
iourt ana p'io. notice oi tniirmsry Directors
Jobn A. !ehufr. allowed hv CommiHjiInnn fnr
services at Special eessien 2 00
Andrew Stuart, on account for printing for Co.,
as per Bill...... , 860 00
P U. Hamilton, a tal jur2 d Sloan vsOharleaetal 2 00
Mattbew Steele. " 5 OA
Thomas Warren, " . a 00
jn.xj. junain, " - g oo
Thomas Miller. 11 9 nn
Jabea Smith, -" " - 2 00
teo. uuip, " 2 00
James Reed, Esq., cast In cane of Ohio vs. For-
resior......... ... ..... .,.. ,. .,... ..... ...... S ud
Alex. Hendei'son.tAl. iarw 1 d. Amman vs. fiaille - AO
John Deters. " 60
rranclsueii, 60
F. H. Hamilton. ' Ml
J. M. Shane, in nart nf allowances for services as
rrosseuting Attorney l&o 00
M. A.CamnbelL a tal iur 2 d Moore et al va Imnl 2 00
.laves sumo, " ..' a no
F. H. Hamilton " 2 00
James Reed. . M 9 no
Jno. Morrow, " 2 00
j. r. jonnmon, Bcnooi won ana Harrison county zts 16
P. B.Conn. for blanks nrlnte.l for Clerk of Court
; 00
ni.U mill,. IMJUI M U BMIIfl TU OU.UII , B
George Culo, " " , .
Jas. b. Abrahams, " "
M. 0. Juukin, '
U.Millar. for repairing gas flxtnres In Clerk's
A t. 1 Tt. . .-I .... .1 .1 1. .!.. . .1
2 00
i 00
2 00
t 00
omce .. , 1,. ,....,.,.... .....m.'-m. ...... ,m-...m.,
Wm. Frai ler.a tal iur 1 d Hammnnii Rntrte
60
60
. 60
60
. 60
12 80
13 20
12 76
S 60
10 00
13 80
126
a 09
2 00
1 00
2 00
1 00
s 00
2 00
200
2 00
1 00
Jabea Smith, . . .
Thos. Warren,' ,
M.O. Junkin,
Pavtd Haynea, a petit juror 12 days, traveled 18
mitee
Geo.Fiuley, a petit juror 12 days, traveled 24
lUHHI, ....,. ...,...-.
R. McClelland, a petit juror 12 days traveled It
miles
P. H.C0110, for printing blank orders for Audi-
. tor i. -
3. H. M. Stewart, for removing fence and Super
intending Bridgeover Stewart's Rifn j....
J.C.Barnes, a petit juror 12 daya traveled 16
mnex MM m..,. ....-..--....
J. H.g.Tralncr.awitneseS days befor grand
JUry ..,..(.. .,,.. ,..M.M..,......M....M,.H.MH
abes Smith, a t.l joror2 djs,8tt vs. Sloan,
amea i. Abrahams .
Wm.Plckerauia .. . ... M
J. 61, Rlckei " , " .
Thomas warren 1 " " . :
t H. liamlllnn " . .
Jchna alanlr - "
Wm.C. Abrabam " "
Thomas Millet '" " .
M.il Junkin a
F. H. Hamilton, atel Juror 1 dar,UainrA0ad ts.
SINGLECO PIES
FIVE CENTS- '
VOL 4-NO, 27,
Rcberte M
r. W. r. White, a witness 1 day, before Orand Ju-
Same, a witrees.l day In case ofO.'va.' CHne et iii
Alex. Moeegrove. Tr.Tp, taxes collected in War-
game. To. School Tax, collected in Warren Tp.
in le6i, ......rL
Same, Special School Tax collected in bisk, No. 8
im, 8plaf g'ob'ooi T
ame. Spec al Scboot i'ax'coiVwMliillst."No.'T
,rni.v. wwui.Uip.tt... ......, ,
Same. State Common Sohool Fund due Run, d
ii an" ." A"":,v:rA""""""-i"."-":".-----.i.w i
i r. cian vomtnon bcdooi rood
uxvanuaav A V W until i Usteaee, e ,
Bame for making aanua! MCtlemnt with And!
sot ts
. 1
30
A. B. Kline. witness yi i5oQTini'i'wf
(iiiiciiri ui sai licumtii eeeet
8"IV,V.,T'',n,"" 1 aT' Ohio T- Olineet ai. trar-
aIImi, 111 tnllaa
. M ' K in ner. JSsa" ., cueuia'tTt'oiio va'joho
... S 80
McUoweii i Co., for i'UedVum RecorTfor'cierk
of Court. ....,...,.,
ii Jttkh"titlJnf 2d, McFarlani Bros.vi
, - M
W'1, F'3rv,otuJni0,1' 2 . UcFarland
,0S,.H.y!f7-D,Jaiuror 2 MoFarland A
tiros vaCAr RK Co
F H Uemilton, a tal juror 2 days UcF.rlan'
... 20
j'S"t- v m aV Hi n VU. e
M O Jnnain a tal juror 2 days AIcFarUbd
Bros vs 0 A l R R Ce..... ....
m 0 Abraham a JaljurorS days McParland
200
200
2(0
2 00
100
60
'eO
60
60
(.0
60
60
60
' fO
0
212
171 12
107 77
76 20
v ear s la, JU ......, ..e e..i,,ee ee
imr!,'?irA'uJ,,ju,ror a d"7' MoFarland A
John IJammond a tal juror 2 days MeFarland A
M 0 Junkina tal juror 1 'dayi'R'isher va Thorn
i, v j uiui i u, jjewia va reca's
Andrew Irv'ln "-.........-.j..........
Thnmaa Urn.. . ..
Thomas Miller "
J U. Lindsay " k
Wm 1'ickersglll
Jacob Walker u
P.liArlaa yikaa u u .
John Culp "
i u naming Tr.. Te Tuoe iuiIImUA in M.r.A
Creek township.... .
Same Tn B ool tax col in bland I)mi Tp....
buue , Road Tai
Bune 8ut Common Bchr.nl Vnnrl An nn t
o-t. vuuiuivu ccnooi tuna auenangel
iownanip o......,a- ..,,.
20 68
194 H
111 64
769 Is
,4TowJshi50n,Tr'T, coI1ctrf 'a
Same, Special
came, t tale common School Fund due Range 2.
TowDftMp (
Same, state Common School Fund due Range 1,
1379 tT
210 84
Same for making annual settlement with And' r
Smltbfleid " " wiieetea in town or
Ssme, Special 8chool tax eolltrted In Dirt No 3
ajaaa, aj vv uyuisJlVU OIKWIU r II DQ QUO "
Srli 1 i n?K MPUW wiwwnt with Aod'r
Hi lJfi.fi1.001 ta ,''e'cJ In Bmithfleld tp
Same delinqnent road tax '
Same State Common fcchool Fund due Smlthneld
wwneuip -
Same for maklnar annnel t,m.i...i t.i a u
U w DilwnrMk Tv on Package of books
u" V. .t,'lwo"h Tr., tp aud poor taxes coIImnwi
in sis. rieasant ip
Haute etate Com School Fund due "
Same for making annual settlement with And'r
8 M P?snt0m,,,0,, HCh01 ani dM D1,t 8
Same for making annual settlement with Aud'r
ISmeCTM-ea1' t'"'C01 J
game Hpecial
rwu ouiie uom ecnooi nana due " 1 047 in
onuj luternHun aeOUOn 10 1 AOT in
Same for making: annuel antri.m.i i.v . ..j. "
,(town8h?pe"1OUTr 79 Ux 0l,n SprlngneH
P&rneTp School tax u
Same Special "
8ame delinquent road tax
' Vownship Umm0n ChCl '0n4 du nBM
8TownsWp WMmWl S0b001 Pand du BB
Same for making annual settlement with And'r
i on
1 00
88 92
174 86
.848 ft)
261 68
666 84
T69 48
69 T
179 86
Same Road taxes collected In Salem townihln
feame Interest nn etinn ia h... " u.ui i
Same State Common Kchoil Fund due
Same School House u
same Townsnip school H "
Same Tp Poor
(tm, Tn t.TU M u
"sSJr, m d,T .
.1 h Itawniasi at. Ant... t I a. a
jWndsey U- JBrr2 4 eb- a-.0BJ
Matthew 8tnU . m
ThnmsiJa ntif a.
J M Hlckey U
l oos miner " ..
John Hammond, ..
B Cnlberlaon
Wm UK..., M
Wm Pickersglll - ;
George Oropper
Thomas Warren m u
Aug blckerstaS H ' "
Samuel Filson
J S Abrahams '
wmuAoranami " "
Charles Fiokea ' -
LT.atkinV:Tun:t,en.",..,,, th,BtttM
Sams State Common School Fund due'j37't'No.
Same Interest on Section 16 due 'iiatriot NoV'S
towoshi00' " M o"oted la Saiina
a m 2.1. I a , . '. " .... 1. iM, ....
Dun. Sneeial " .. 69
Bame Boa taxes " '
Same State Com. School Fond due Saline faT-' ' M '
ship Range 2, township 9.....".:.:"n towB- jj.
a7t 8 "" uuesaune Tp. sV
Same Stale Com. Bhooi fund dueBriinrfiT'i
..1'JP.:i7-,"""r;rj.":""".""-..
6S7 84
18 7S
1 00
89 Ot
60 28
24 61
19 u7
117 19
417 86
60
60
71 60
61
c , 60
oiu.v D.n,uH .ubmn Mvuemenc witn And'.
John Anderson Tr. Tp. taxes collected 1. u .....
Creek T....... ..."JIT.
Same Tp. School Ux collected in Brush Craakin
Bame Red tax " v
Same special School tax " - ' .
game btateeem. school fund due R. 3 Tn 11
Same . 'iV"
u .k hiLI? Id Steub city vs X al'TJoQiUd
Jabea Smith M ' . .
J Hammond '
Wm Picksragill . .
Thomas Miller ''
JtsSAbrhams .... ..
Cbirlea Vlckes "
FU Hamilton m '
John H Viers ' '
SO
...n. 60,
40
I7J94
339 96
124 If
Wm w one ip taxes collected In Crass Creek
tOWnehiP -.. ...... H.IMItHHMtHhi M...M.H
Same Tp school taxes for prolonging iioiools ln
Croas Creek township...... ...,m....,
gameTp school tax for Incic total peuaetia
Cross Creek tp
Samebal in full of Tn R B taxes In Okm..
township ........ 111. .
a.m. Stu oommon school flinrt t.,.r!w,Vt!l0
"- ' -- v.vm .VIWCBj
township-....................
990 01
came mi. vm bwws aq uus vross vreec
VOWHBlll.t. M'.-.....MM.M..MM..
Same Cor making annual settlement with AudW
619 If
M Slckard Tr Tp Taxes oollected 'inXnoxt"r.'
flam- Tn -fthnnf taw M 1
in 9i
m ot
same nuau vaiea . m ia
Same State Common whool find dm ft. I Tp 6 l.m et
-oekln. .n.n.l . 'P tl
tor....- ,.....
W t Allison tot printing blanks for UJerk and '
tsxfk-.iai.isjy,) wiia Aval
' 1 .
UN
iao
2 40
.4 1
I l oo
2 CO
. too
Wm Mosgrove for boardiiig jurora Vrbl"tm
wu . uuumu m 1 iw. ..m,,............mm . .
Wm fltin - 1, . u . r. L. . .
Btever 8 mllea LZ?!!L1. '
Geo M Cummins for sundries furnlebad BrMrft?
. Coal A Mining Co....-.,..-.........,.., "
James 8 Abrahams a tal juror 2 deje WiUoTm
Bteub Coal k Ulnicg Co
Thomas Mil ler ata jurori daya V UsoTve a'u'S'w
Coal A Miulug Co .-......."r .. gu
atOJunkloataljuroiadaysrlio va Steak r .
Coal A ejtulug Co.,..M,....M,,M HHU. . . .man
Jos B.aokburu. tal jurotJ da,s WUi Ei.' ' . ' W
Coal Mining I. ...,.....7..
18
136 49
160 M
409 U
H4S
si ts
17 70
12 08
200
200
1 00
410 23
262 71
672 78
I 00
249 62
311 to
107 16
1 64
1 nn
36
310 IS
im 89
276 76
m 06
1 00
149
988 94
1 00
98 87
268 96
ZD 64
, 1 00
13 80
141 23
88 80
27 78
113
272 72
444 Tl
17 TS
,4 00
.. 8 00
8 00
J00
00
8 00
3 00
300
.. a oa
8.00
40
60
' to
60
, 10
60
, 60
60
60
' 60
60
148
276 30
243 C9
49 94
1.09
J45 84
. 1 nn
100
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