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Inrmmrg Dinturt, J)oa 11. smith, r W ujuaswii com CamatuBiMera, J &rr0f.' - . i ' r Church Directory. M. E. CHURCH, 6. A. HUGHES, PAtfTOB, SKRVICE KVEBT Sahbath at Kis o'clock. A. and 7 o'clock, V. At. rrayar Meeting Thursday evening. EVANG, LUTHERAN CHURCH. 8EHVICW ETECT OTI1KB SABBATH, AT llDi" o'clock A. M. Prayer Meeting every . Tuesday eseatna. , v Be M. I. roKidsong, rasior. U. P. CHURCH, EK V. W. M. GIBSON, PASTOR. HOURS FOR crocaatu; ok i. a. m. aaMatn smaoi I wclocs, A. as. iraeriaeingT him Bvcainga at 7)a o'aiack s .i wainefiaiia- U. P. CHURCH, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. lor service f II o'clock. Sabltath trbool o'clock. Ereninr ueriiet o'croek- I'myer meeting every Wedneirtlay eraiag at ifr O CIUU. . GERMAN LUTHERAN CHURCH SERrtLX irklR lABRATB .at a: cluvt, c, a. a. t saiaiar acnaoi at J u. aoa- eher, -Pastor. . . wuiacb KILLBUCK LODGE I. 0. O. F No. 81, Veeal aacrr Tarad BT 1m.ii1. In tbvlrhMll K. W. FAIR.X. U. A. G. KPUANKLE,.U. fr'BXB. K OSflBAUa, oc'y. it I Railway Time Tables. Railway Time Tables. Cleveland, Mt. Vernon & Columbus R. R. GOING NORTH. I KXBfu. i AccBTiuo'a)i fKHTU lin rtnoa, , -.. . A- M. y a-VrfJ inetiraA. t v ajat a Howartl, Jiaurille, Gaun, black Crerk,. Killbuck. a.ai l.li - i 10i " ll.lir ' H:4 " 1D P. VI. IS: , 1:15 ; 2:J5 :S6 " 5-J0 " 7.-SU AliltenlMirs, lioluicville. tm A. M. 6-j : I'mterickskarc. 6SI ' '. . " , Apple Creak, OMS " , '' Orrville, ' 1f ' . . BUriitaUriBe, 7:14 - " ClinUm, 7:31 " " Akron, t lludton, 8:46 Arr. at Cleveland, IUJII " Do GOING SOUTH. . llii. iJ CilAM'ra.CIj'.prar. Lure CleTelanil, 4isp. M. ' IIu.Imiii, 830 A. U. 6:1S - Akron, . 1IH - , Cjjj " " l linum. ' ' 1SI M.l MarohallTille. lS:4iP. al.i 7.-U& inu 7:44 " Orrvillr. ' l:l " " Apple Creek, Slid - , Kreiiurickab'rg, z:4H " , " llim.ville, 3ta " I . Millrnilmrg, : " b:01 8:IB dsn " KHIIIIM'.k. 4:w , hlackCreek, 4SH Gann. & " K (Tlnaiuiar. rl ajT-B J- art al Munat iiaiarvr;tii.a'l Vi Carric U.S. aliiil. R. C. HURD, President. G. A. JONES, Superintendent. G. A. JONES, Superintendent. Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne & Chicago R. R. TRAINS GOING WEST. No. I No. 1 No. B No. 3 Fat Kx. I'ac Ex. Mail. Nirht Kx. Plttbnr(t, I.CUI, V.IUa.m. sjmajiu llrjj. 1 B ouatar , x:a BI.S " lit j i4a a Alliance. 1 ' S.15 1.:r.a.Hl. - K.t Ornrille, C51 s.u7r.M.ia.ivr a. im" Wooter, 7.17 " Maiullelil, a.W " Cre.Uinej a. " H 45 7.34 i - B.IW " 3.15 " 9 11 " 6.40 " 4.00 44 II.4U " S.00 " 6..V1A.B. 9JH " Forest,, r ! 11.it;,'-' 74-" 70 - ,41.15 " Lima, i ns&.T.H. .13 9.(10" JJ.17A.H. Ft. W acne. L4iir.a. lt. n AO .4r,. Plrmoutb, 4.45 S.55A.M. X.S5P.M. 5.05" Chicago, 7-M " t.50 .) 8.S0 " . , f- TRAINS GOING EAST. TJo.8 - No.J No. "lfo. Mail. Fast Ex. Par.Ex. Ex. Chicago, , 6.15a.m. .Mt.u. &.aor.a. d.aor.a. Plymouth, .15 " liiHHjt, b 55 " 115a. Ft. Wayne, liair.a. i.Wru li.ia " coo " Lima, 145 " 4.07 " 1.1.SA.X. rue " Forest, ' - 4.00 " 6.03 " ;.!7 " S.37 " Crestline, 600A.X. L5UP.V. ' 4.15A.K. ll-SOA-M WooMer, 4 tUil (.10 " , 1.45p.m. Orrrille,- .at :-9.a,l .MI j.13. Alliance, 11.45r.M.ll.uv " &S5 " 4.9) " Kocbeater, . ZJU " 1.1 A.M. W41 . 6.57 Pittsburgh, 4JJ0 " aaOA M 1L45A.M. axu " No. t, Daily except Mon.lay: Xos. 5, 7, 8, , Bad ikiily. excest suadarif Koa, laid 6, Daily. F. R. MYERS, Gen. Ticket Agnet. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Physicians. 4- ' Dun. POilEBEXE it . WISE, PI1TSICTAV3 AMD SURGEONS, MILLERS. bnrf.obio, (Blae llnucn 4VedneUays iiun i bu a o ciucfc r. n., ana o Tront t o'clock a. m. toS o'clock r. and on !atnnl.ty "eep J. W. GUTHRIE, M. D. , 1 . T PHySICIAS AND STJRGEOS. OIBce in arst bttililing north of Post-office, Woostcr, Wayne County, Ohio. Ontce hours, Weduesdavg and Saturdays, from a to 18 A. M-, awl from S to 4 ' v. av All aocouabi coaakauvd dae as saan as services rendered. i 1 .: w. . STOUT, M. D. ' Such .SUOCESSOK OF X. RARKB8, it- B. bWLSC. tic t'hysician and Surgeoa, oxlord, llolnies toiy, Ohio, Special attention given to I tuaujc ana Keuwvie D4teaaes.. OiasultatiOB fre. ooice hours from 9 A. M. to 2 1. M, on Tue4lays and Saturdays. 9hn3 O , i 1 POMEREXE, ' PifTSfCIAJC OHIO. AND 8CBGEON, BERLIN. ltf W. M. ROSS, M. Tn ' .' rurSICTAS AND SUKCUflS. MILLERS burg, Ohio. Office First door Wast of Cor ner iomieriy occupied by Mulvamw Kesi . dence, aecond dour south ol T. ii. Uaill'a ... corner. OOica days, Wednesday and Satar , day afternoons. . . ltf i. , ; DR. S. WILS0X, PH VSICIAjr ANB SURGEON, OFFICE 1KD Residence, West Liberty Street, Wooster, O. AU accounts considered due as sooa as aervi ca are nudered. ... &t9 J- G. BIGHAM,:M. t, PHYSICIAN a SURGEON, MILLEKSBURG, Ohio. Odice and Residence, at South part ol , Washington Streets . . - ltf , s,jsi.DJiv;jOIIX LEHXAX.ni Germs a Physician. Treats Chronic Diseases, -i rnjmiH. i reals cnronic viseas sially Female Complaints, with gn ess. office on East Liberty street. Woi it . i - 4 especially Female Complaints, with great success. tero. Also, . ! t ntd to Attorneys. . . . Q Vf. EVERETT, ,-,-. -,; ATTORNEY .AT LAW, MILLKSSIiUKG, OHIO. h.. d. Mcdowell, .- ATTORNEY AT LAW, MII.LF.RSBURG.O Office Second floor in ACcDowell'a building west of the Court House. ltf JOUX W. V0RHES, ATTORNEY AT LAW, MILLERSBURG, O. Ottsce over the Book Store, ltf yr.t A.J. BELL, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. COLLECTIONS Pjasptly rnaile. OOice above Long, Brown w. Ill - . i i ' : . . . T J. M. ROBIXSOX. ATT?EV ANDCOUNSKI.IXIR AT LAW Mii.i.r.itsiHIIti;, . tinice over Mayer's ure, opposite tue court House. aitf Oi 'f. La R. UOACLAXIi, I 5 that ami Photography. COURTNEY at APPLETON, ' PHOTO&BAPHEE3, Corner Main A leiiot Streets Millers bure, Ohio. Dentists. W. R. POMEUOY, PRACTICAL AND OPERATIVE DENTIST, iiDi-e urirmiiMii , UUIIUiag, WW MaV well's Clothing Store. . .. ...351 Simeon SjHthr' Estate. NOTICE is hereby siren, that the snlnrrilier has been apoiiitl ami iiiialitiMl as E- ecutorof theeAate of Simeon Spabr. laleuf svoimes coumy, uww,. Daioil atAIUIersburg, ibis Ut day of Aiiri A 0. 1871 StwS ' WILLIAM H. SPAHR. ' tr t - - f QLMES . t J -Us VJ .LiV -iV-e-aiiUW ! ; J- "1- (: 4 PolitlrM and Family Journal, Devoted to the Interest of Holme County, and Local and General Intelligence. Old r; ToUZXIX.. f i4 , "'Jjj'.fjjf ""j Millersbttrg," Holmes CouNTr, 0., Thursday, May 1, 1873. Now Serieai , Vol. Ill, No. 3T. Hotels. IIUKD HOUSE, ORRVILLR, HOKTH OF 1 R. PEPOT, Art-m uarcron, arop'r. Train irainK Bonn ia the avoraiiif; top tkfrty tutouus g'or Urcakfast.- Tile llurd Uoux k lillol up IB artt-elass style, and in one of tlie bet uoiueioB the P. V. W A C. K. K. Conntrr acoole will aad it n their iatereat to ttop at tut. EMPIRE HOUSE, . i. HAMPSOS, "Proprietor.- Pauenrn eowrereu ta ami Iran the Can, Ito. oCdiarn. il atage uau. lu JGeaeral sitage Oftca. BUTLER HOUSE, -Street, WEST BSD MAIS STREET, VILLERS- bnrr. I RK. JosktV Bltlib. Prourictor. T&it orocr, aaa iu gucsu will be well or. ltr Miscellaneous. JOSHUA SPOXAGLE, COUNTT SURVKYOtt. can be found at his Kvlileace. in Kipier towasuip. rossuaioe adilreM, Shreve wayi v'ayBe Co O. C D. BEEGLE, rr t Pin Ornamental -v Work wBrranfet All ofiiera pcrwiaily ex- eeutcd. OrJca, taut leial J. MlXfANt store. istr GEORGE SCHNORR, Family Groceries, STREET. MHIersburg, O. ADAHS, ! mr ft. a Ceneral Banking, Discount and .h;-, i OeptWtSiaaintMW, i : j MAKE COLLECTIONS AND SELL REV E.NCK STAMPS. - 0FTICE ITS T. B. RUFF'S CORNER, trUJertburg, Ohio, r r , Carpets and Curtains! BECK WITH v j ,..,,;,.! STERLING & co.; Haviag the largest and bandsomosi stock of Cloth, Slatting &c, Ever shown in Northern Ohio. ; CORNICE.LACE CTJR TAINS fV ftr ri fr't ASPECIALT. A fnll Line of Upholstery. lietkirith I Sterling C Co., 18v SUPERIOR ST, v UerelaDa.Okk.V it S3.mil, Flour, Food, ; A AND PROVISION. STOEE! J. P. LAHIMEK, HAVING removed idt store toone door west of X. ). McCorniicai,9 iLore. I intend to a tlrs4-La&i riosc Feed aad froTistoa " ' hare purchased a stock of I at Coffee, Tea, 9n?ar, Sy rap. Carbon Oil, Kentucky Hominy, Peas, Currant., Or anges, Leraoos, Raisins, Figs, M . -. extraet, SpteSUrch ; llaiTtBs ijolrtwaterl SOOAR, LKMO . CRACKERS. iuh.iA- -i iv.?i;w Sugar Jumbles, Clnger Snaps. . Cigars, manujacturt, , TobacCO. U wAoIctaie retail. -. i . V C$- '' ' "' '"' -i All nods setil at small oroflts aaddelivareil any part ot tbe town. ' : . . - ; HIGHEST PtttCaTrAID rOK Ml' - '. Corn, Potatoes, hen onrfownfry Iroducc Fur Jb Sheep PelU. Feb. ft, 18TL-ssa j.P.i.ARIMER. Oarriagomnii.ig 7: ;.7;.: V'-M0-:.:': .-. -HAHHESS" MAZING. E. H. Sirubbo, BERLIN, 'OHIO, WOULD nxpertrully announce to the eitl xens of llolnies and wljoinina counties. be is p.reparcd to do all work ia his iiue guarantee satistaction ; Hamen ,v Madtri to Order. Tie has the Tifrht lor this ronnty for the PONS' I'ATKNT TUG llk t Kl.E. which kl - lierhirtoallwlliers. Ill ( " : mJA Aue uui iiic uex woramcn empioyeu. E. II. STRUT.BE. Berl in, 0 A ltf FOR THE Spring ana Summei JUST OPENED." " SPECIAIi ' SAIjE : hor- " C0TT01TS L COTTONADES For Farmers' Wear. ' ' ' u. rottman BENTON, O. 1 1 . i JVT f at can But A ine to For to In pie to New Grocery A . 1' PROVISION STORE! ' --'. t rsi' ', i '' u o'.i t'A i CHAELES HOSE HAVING rtfftCffASXD TIIK BOCKRT .and PrOTision btore uf C F. Leeiv. Main am! baring reiitteai the roosms in 9001IJ style, aad sddfi tar-Hr far tbe stock, art! fcl noir proparett to iumtn ail wno snaT laror niu. wiui snetr pauvoage wiin cveryuiiaf m is inuj ut KXaUie, teat m CotTee, . Sugar, Tea, ,(.; Syrups. Oranges, Canned Fruits, Extracts, &c. &c. ' Lemons, Raisins,' Ac. lie All of which will be sold at the Lowest ' Market 1 Price ! Be also keen the very best Brands of Wines and Liquors, Suitable for aMMiclnal purposes, which h wUl Give him a call wben jon -want' anything in DU UU, 1 CHARLES HOSE. At the old "Heraer Corner." Millersbnrg.O, Aug. 1,1911. SOtf MlLLtRSBUECn.lILLS G. FEIlliEACII, a nurchasetf the allllersburr Mills and now in readiness to aciniiMMiate ail who may avor lui im CUSTOM WORK T?? ' M HI Tm tbe Mill t anvi of tbe vrv beit.ln4 of- lort wui lie snared 10 please customers. FLOUR, FEED, &Cl ooAatantly oa hand. Highest marki price paid for AR?lflBa&GrairLf f f H&lrpkB&rjiAciii SUliU if en4? Millersbi lEllersturg Lifne'" HSln ! 1 MILE EAT, OrTOWW, i. L j i 1 V- ON THE MAXWELL FARM. THE undersigned would respectfully an nounce to the public that they have con stantly ou band, at their kiln, a superior qual- And are prepared to all all orders promptly. ImS i, , MECKER BURNET. ! ROBBBT C AlAIWIU. JoHM T. UlIVIU. -hi 1 ii J , 'I Ii5i I' R.C.&J.T.MASWELL, RETAILERS OF " Tl4,cly--iI.io OZ.OTHZXTCI JiIJijt5 P. ti.l.tii i CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, Gents' Farjife GecJs1 ' " ' . - " M t .,, , a.,.,.. 5 IIATiS,' CAPS, Trants,Yalisesfotioii8c ..tr. :i T.y. Bfit gtsis! "i? ,Sf AIN STBEE'l t7 Xst a--i 1 I ..-a aU 3 i 1 1 er,-iteiargf - Olxlo. .H.GAED. 1 - 1 lUUmiiJLiU. Tlvreat!Maxket. would respectfully announee that I Keep constantly on hand a good supply of Fresh Groceries and, Pro vision low Ignres. FRESH MEATS of all kinds be bad dally. East Room, Critchneld's cing, opposite tne court Mouse. . BHt WM. II. CARD- A. S. L0WTHER, FASHIONABLE ' TAILOR !i Jackson St; MillerBbnrg. O. Above MazwelVt Clothing Store IX work en trusted la hfs hands will be made up in the latest style, most durable manner, and guaranteed to give entire taus-aoM'-tion in every case, (jive him a trial. Wc are also ageot for the Howe Sewing Ma chine, and keep on baud Needles, Fixtures and 'iiiUun; uil by the uotue or Krotis. Str A. S. IaIWTHE1. OSAGE ORANGE. Ve woiild respectfully invite the'attentionof puuue m our 02HO OraiEB fleffge ! We have a full supply of plants on hand. Those wi-binj to-pnrchne plants will do well give is a cull. We iImi j.irnih idantt aarf cultivate IIEDGB FiETVCE the term ot three years, warranting them grow, am) warranting a, .good stand for lb ONE - DOLLAR PEtV ROD ! three annual payment. We thank thepeiv of Holmes ami Tuscarawas counties lor their larga patronage, mod those wiaJiing to have a 1 t: , ..... , GOOD HEDGE FENCE ! V Will do well to give 11s the job. as we are ex perienced In the buineks ot' lleilge i rowing, Miid can make a fence in four yeurs siifllcient tiim any lOnckauwoa any soil. Parties get ting - ' '"- WOO Hods or Over 20 per , Vent. Vff. We havo removed from Walnutcreek to Slianesville, Tustuirawas Con where we will lie happy to attend to all orders. MJH -i E. M. TROVER, . Shanoaville, O. Myl. i! I ttfj?! by - a It his his ly for as Sit the . se to , she the his . The Diamond Bracelet. A Tale of Washington in 1850. It was working day at the Grand Ro tation Office. Pens that bad beea idle for weeks together awoke from- their drower slumbers ia cork inkstands, and scratched away busily - over smooth foolscap and folio. falobUns, chief clerk, was in a state of perspiring excitement, having just been clothed with the new commission circumstance in itself sufficient to oc casion a deep thrill of anxiety and spec ulation In Che bosoms of twenty clerks, whose special business was to guard their sinecures; for, when changes of like nature occur, tbe rotating principle revolves, and decapitation follows: For twenty years, John Jobbins,ehief clerk, had wielded a pen in the Rota tion Office, undisturbed, amidst the fluctuations of politics and mutations ot tinjeA IVbtle other clerks had come M Jtaftd. gei Tout, aduilufttratiODe changed, and death removed Its oldest members, Jobbing still retained his po sition, and the white hat hung inflex ibly on its peg behind the door, and bis whiter head bobbed over the big ledger day after day, In defiance of rotation or official forms. ;'- -'' ' He had been there so long, that in time he got to be regarded as a regular fixture, wliieh could not be removed without destroying the superstructure tself. Iu short, eighteen hundred dol lars per annum was precisely synony mous with John Jobbins, Chief Clerk, General Rotation Office. Of course, Jobbins knew that the fresh Commissioner couldn't possibly turn him out, inasmuch as nobody else had thought of doing so for the last quarter of a oeatary; but,, nererthe- less,he lelt Onasuaily anxious for others, especially when the new Commissioner, UonontblftStoji Hast, told bim that he should, make suite changes in the Gen eral Rotation Office. V The honorable Commissioner accord ingly commenced that same morning thoughtfully discharging all the clerks who had widowed mothers or sisters dependent on thent for support, and rapidly filled their places with new comers, who, having been dining for a long time ou anticipation, were Im mensely astonished at tbe possibility of dining on anything else. Tlie Office clock struck the welcome note of three p. m., which was the sig nal for ever-body to adjourn to their' homes. . ' . '" ' Mr. Jobbins : wrapped hi cloak well around him to protect himself from the keen January blast that revelled and sung with boisterous melody down Pennsylvania avenue, and meditatively wended his way to his boarding-house. His thoughts were, however, not con nected with the ciianges made in the General Rotation Office, but reverted to pleasant episode " in his domestic life. was the seventeenth anniversary of daughter's birth, and interwoven with the sad recollection or the loss or young and interesting wife, came a host of kindly and pleasant memories. In this musing mood he reached Mrs. Gambrey's aud mounted the spiral stair case ot the old fashioned . boarding- house, unconscious that a young girl bad glided to his side, until a pair of arms wore flung affectionately around licet, and a sweet musical voice murmured::. ... "Dearest father!" " My own Katie!" said Mr. Jobbins, caressing her. "Is my pretty bird lone in this dulj cage f" Not as pleasant as it was iri our old homestead,; to .be sore, replied Katie, cheerfully,' "bat I have plenty to en gage my mi ad; and then, yoa know, Rolf is ii good companion, ami never deserts me." Roll, 'who happened to' be ' a New foundland dog, now rushed towards Jobbing with a bark of delight, and tugged joyfully at his cloak. It was a pleasant little family picture, well worthy of. an artist's pencil, andat this favorable moment will sketch Ka tie's likeness. She was a fair faced girl, with soft hazel eyes, and brown curling hair, that fell in great profusion over her neck jmd ssiioulders Her figure was slight and graceful, yet well rounded, Katie had jumped at once from a child into a very line developed wo man, as all the young gentlemen who lodged ami ate at Mrs. Gambrey's, were unanimously prepared to testify. "Come, father," said Katie, throwing opeu their parlor door, "you must be nearly frozen. Tour nose looks as red a cherry, and your bauds are like ice. hy Hie grate and warm yourself thoroughly, Dear.' me. .I wonder that wind didn't blow you away alto gether. . Talking very rapidly aud playfully, Katie "forced -her Outlier Into tlie arm chair, hurried to hand him his slippers, which bad been warming nicely by the fender, and then with the same noise less grace laid aside his cloak and hat, and proceeded to lightly smooth his hair which the' wind had blown about his face in every conceivable direction. Meanwhile Mr. Jobbins sat medita tively gazing in tlie fire, ever and anon rubbing his hands aud extending them over the cheerful blase.' - - -' Finally he looked up in his daugh ter's face, and said : " Katie, tJo yon know this is your birthday ?" My birthday !" replied Katie, clap ping her hands with enthusiasm. 'Why, his! I am seventeen, and now, dear father, since you have so kindly called mind tlie tact, you have surely a pres ent to ' consecrate ' so Important an event?" . tfl.'O on Miss Kate smiled, and playfully pat ted her father's cheek. Jobbins smiled too, rather surprised, and said: ' ' . .4 present 1 Upon my word ! You have guessed correctly. Kiss me, dar ling and you shall have it." " Easily earned," said Katie, gaily, as stooped over to Imprint a kiss on old man's wrinkled forehead. 'Mow, then, show me the gift, which I am all anxiety to behold." Mr. Jobbins gravely rose and went to escritoire, and drew from a secret drawer, a small box, such as is ordin arily used to contain jewelry. Opening this, lie displayed to Katie's wondering eyes, a golden, bracelet of tlie most ex quisite workmanship and finish. , j It was composed of Hue bars of gold ingeniously interwoven aud linked to gether, ami the centra piece was crown ed with au immense diamond, encir cled with gems ol lupus. - not as ple gold be if but bins, I lessly clasp will my try " less the It's able If tlie D. about tp Mrs. effects which loud echoed tlie room, ment ton shape let to long, with brey, blaek, bis pering for Kate's affable It ible carved slices that table when wink ally hint short, the vied ine had and land and It Mr. from quire, Kate deed; quite door the t table sides man, loose aud on few tively tion eager Mr'. a Beautiful I" exclaimed! Kate, breath with delight. Caa this, indeed, forme?". . 5. " For you, my darling, replied Mr. Jobbins, smiling. "It is a relic from yonr mother's family, which I Have pre served for yon. Take It and cherish it, only (or its intrinsic value, but the holy associations connected with it. It once belonged to thy angel mother." " It is doubly previous in my eyes," rejoined Kate, contemplating the gift with renewed pleasnret while her fa ther gently : clasped " it pn her wrist. "This diamond must be worth a very large sum of mone," .. J Mr. Jobbins gnrilerf agaiDV more like Jobbins of the' General Rotation Office, he replied: ', "" ." " It Is worth a verj'"Jarge sum of money, but much larger than some peo would Imagine. It Would fetch in market," pursued Mr, Jobbins, reflect- iusrly "it would fetch let me see included, five thousand dollars." "Five thousand dollars!" repeated Katie. "That seems a very great sum tome; but I suppose the bracelet must -worth more." 1: ' -.'A To he snre," replied Mr. Jobbins, chuckling. "Five thousand dollars wouldn't purchase that bracelet;, it's worth more than double that sum. Kow, I had its companion, both together would constitute a little legacy for you, It is unfortunately lost." "Lost!" repeated Katie. "Lost or stolen,", rejoined Mr. Job- rubbing his nose, thoughtfully. rather suspect it was stolen ; your mother wore it to a reception and care omitted to lock them." ' 1 ' "Lock them?" '" "Yes! I'll explain' that. You see,' pursued Mr. Jobbins, producing a little miniature key, Jjust underneath the is the lock; now, then, Kate, I give tli is key a tnrn, and Til wager next month's salary that yoa may night and day, and never get the bracelet off without breaking it." How curious ; ilovr ingenious ex claimed Katie, watching with breath pleasure the operation of securing bracelet. "What a splendid eoa- trivauce!" "Certainly,' replied Mr. Jobbins. a contrivance that' no jeweller is to imitate. Tbe object, yon at once perceive, is a security against robbery, your mother had carefully locked bracelet, it would have been in your possession." ,' " " ... .... Katie examined . the bracelet long enough to deserve the initial letters, H.," inscribed underneath, and was to make further inquiry in regard them, when the jingling echoes ot Gambrey's bell auuounced dinner. 'The ladv. who always advertised pleasant front rooms, with first-class board," had, among other economical arrangements, resorted to the combined to a triangle and cracked bell, gave forth , discordant sounds enough to have aroused the seven sleepers, could they have been possibly Induced to rise at all. .,..... As the first notes of the cracked bell through the gloomy passages of hall, and penetrated even tbe quiet precincts of "Duff Green's Row," tlie boarders gradually tumbled down the rickety stairs into the basement dining with the melancholy presenti that the ghost of last week's mut was to further haunt them in the of an "uncertain" pie and in evitable "stew." , ... - Having carefully replaced the brace In the box, and the box Id the es critoire, Katie and her father descended the dining room also, which was a dingy apartment, ornamented a full length portrait of Mr. Dsju- sr., attired in a holiday suit of smiling blandly and holding in right hand a manuscript. . .1 . 1. ' The entrance of Jobbing and his daughter was the signal of much whis and staring among the boarders, Kate's beauty was the theme, and grace the cynosure, and Kate's and winning way the talk and admiration at Gambrey's.'.., ... ,'. '.' ! i was that Gambrey himself, inflex and precise Gambrey, actually more generous and daintier for Katie -than anybody else, and Mrs. Gambrey's severe and inscru countenance relaxed into a smile she addressed tlie charming little daughter of John Jpbbins; -she be witched the hungry looking servant girl, insomuch that Mrs. Gambrey bad to at the aforesaid hungry girl actu three consecutive times iu order to when to remove the pudding. In Katie was popular popular with landlady and her boarders, who' all with each other in acts of extra ordinary attention ; and our little hero received and ' appreciated it all, laughing and conversing with every body without the least affectation or restraint. r Nor was she without more ardent ad- mirerstTloif Uimmock,' a Senate page, fallen decidedly In love with her, in the fervor of bis attachment had presented her with a huge Newfound dog, which she good natnredly ac cepted and thenceforth called "Rolf," if the page could have drawn any encouragement from the affectionate at tentions of Katie to his canine name sake, he would have been infallibly the happiest fellow alive. 7 .7 was Rolf, the lover, who now sat furtively gazing at Kate; and it was Gambrey himself who, unbending his lofty dignity, ventured to in with a gracious bow, slf jfigg was well?" - - Miss Kate said she was very well, in and then Gambrey, who was deaf of one ear, . suggested "out exercise,',' and frequent strolls in Capitol grounds, as "exceedingly beneficial ;" a recommendation that the bashful page secretly concurred in. There were several important and no characters at the dining-talile, be Mr. Jobbins. An elderly gentle who wore bine spectacle and con versed profoundly about the "Georgia Delegation," and several newspaper re porters, with very disordered hair, and neckties, who talked incessantly contradicted everyliody. The conversation at the table was rambling and desultory, but soon got an Interesting topic to the ladies.? ' ' The new Commissioner, Stony Hart, intended togivea grand reception in a days, and as a reception means posi music, dancing ami a cold colla afterward of course everybody was to learn about it. 'lst - Miss Kate, of course, will go," said Gambrey pointing his fork ilefer- of of as : as ' of entially and suggestively toward Mr. Jobbins, "and I presume hem! she will be the cynosure of all eyes." Thereupon all tlie gentlemen glanced smilingly at Katie, and all the ladies looked very delicious, which caused the young lady In question to blush and ex hibit the usual symptom of modest em barrassment. . At this moment one of tlie negro boys handed an envelope directed, to Miss Kate Jobbins, which she opened, exam ined, ami then deposited In her father's lap. (' . : . ; '.."V. :i v 1 Both preserved a profound silence, however,. with regard to its contents, though Rolf looked at it with a very jealous, distrustful eye; and Mr. Gam brey hinted, facetiously, -that It must certainly be from a beau." But after they were fairly tip stairs and alone, Mr. Jobbins put on his spectacles and read it over with iinmingled satisfac tion, and then handed it back to Katie, who, in her animated way, read it aloud": -- , " Mr. and Mrs. Hart, at home, Tues day eveniug, January 20th, 1. Dan- Ctng.'V , . I am glad to receive this," said Job- bins as . he kissed his daughter. "You shall go and wear yonr bracelet, my darling.". - n: -. "And my bine satin, trimmed with lace!" exclaimed Katie, rapturously. And white flowers in my hair, and slippers to match !" ' "Too will cut them' all out," said Jobbins, with a proud glance at his love ly daughter. "Be warned, Katie, and dont forget to lock your bracelet.' Katie laughed anil promised compli ance; and, now busy with thoughts of the approaching reception, she could think and. talk of nothing else for the next three days. . '., When the evening fairly came round, and Katie, In tbe full splendor of her blue satin, tripped into the parlor, and courtesied with ceremony to the delight ed father, he silently produced tbe bracelet, and soon it was sparkling on her delicate wrist. . ' . The carriage was waiting to convey them to the Commissioner's residence, and Katie glided down stairs, conveyed grandly by Mr. Jobbins, and followed by the curious eyes all of the females in the house who could conveniently peep over the banister without being seen, and .who were disappointed to find that she didn't look at all as they ex pected, after all the "talk and fuss" that had been made. .. A hundred brilliant lights gleamed from the windows of Commissioner Hart, and carriage after carriage rolled up before the door, and deposited pret ty airy figures that darted like modern Cinderella inside, as though their time was equally as limited as valuable.- Up stairs poured the throng of fair ladies and white vested gentlemen into the main room, where the red faced Commissioner and his two Interesting daughters Ophelia and Desdemona.were receiving with due dignity and decor um. Never before did visitors remem ber of seeing such a cordial and pleas ant faced Commissioner.' No one could believe that he ever frowned iu his life, and every one was ready to acknowl edge that, of all the high minded, no ble, generous philanthropic executive officers Stony Hart was unquestionably tlie most eminent. His daughters were admired and praised copiously; one was styled by a reporter, In his account the entertainment In the Star of the next day, the "Queen oi Beauty that dif fused the scintillations of her bright intellect from orbs of dazzling brilli ancy. The other was noticed mere extensively, "as leaning on her father's arm, dressed in gorgeous red satin trimmed with Valenciennes, and her swan like neck, which she displayed to great advantage, : ornamented with a pearl necklace, recently tlie gift of a celebrated English lord, who had writ ten a sonnet in Logwood Magazine, ex pressly on account of her beauty," with other encomiums of like nature, which are somewhat too lenghty and verbose for us to cnronicle. . Suffice it to say that 'everybody was highly pleased with tlie Commissioner, and that worthy gentleman seemed equally gratified with them. The crowd visitors are still paying their respects and the hand shaking goes briskly on, when a slight buzz in the room an nounced the arrival of a new party. Every eye Is directed toward the door the white gloved usher calls out: " Assistant Jobbins, of the Rotation Office! and Miss Kate Jobbing!"' ' Katie never appeared more lovely, she entered leaning on her father's arm, unconscious in her joyous happi ness that a battery of eyes were gazing upon her. Mr. Jobbins strutted in with his fair charge, proud, elated aud hap py. He would not have exchanged his position witii Queen Victoria. Alas! poor Jobbins, he little dreamed that the very thing he deemed a feather in his daughter's cap, was doomed to bring upon her disaster and disgrace. As she stood absorbed in tbe anima ted and brilliant scene, she uttered an exclamation of delighted urprise so recognize'Rolf Dimmock, and blushing very red, as he received her congratu lations: "Miss Katie, do you dance this eve ning?" "Dance!" echoed Katie, laughing. "Of course I shall,. Rolf, if some one will be polite enough to Invite me." .. " Then I may have the pleasure, Miss Katie?" urged Roll Dimmock, bashful ly offering her his ami. Katie turned and smiled toward Mr. Jobbins inquiringly, who smiled back again as he nodded his head approving ly, so tlie young lady accepted the arm her boy lover, and they both descen ded to the basement, from whence came the lively notes of a violin and the ac tive thrumming of a harp. A quadrill was going on in animated style, under the supervision of a pom-, pons colored gentleman, with an exqui sitely powdered head,w ho called Out the forms at intervals, in a, very sonorous voice, and waved a baton frantically, In excellent imitation of Max Maretsek. Katie was found of dancing, and en tered into it with all the joyous anima tion of her nature. Rolf loved it because Katie did, so one set followed Another, and at last,Katie was reluctantly re signed to a weak eyed dandy, who wore spectacles and superlative side wiskers, who went thro' tho forms with gloomy precision, his eyes, moan while, nerv ously scanning tlie glistening diamond bracelet that danced with Katie's limbs and sparkled with Katie's eyes iu daz zling sympathy. . ed in it It was hot long before the young girl began to be sensible that people's eyes were concentrating npon her, not, as hitherto, in admiration, but with a pro longed, Insolent stare. There was much whispering and shrugging of shoulders and significant glances towards the bracelet, which all seemed iu comprbensible and mysterious indeed to our little heroine. Katie felt very uncoinibrtable,yet bore the ordeal calmly and heroically, but when the music ceased,and her partner had escorted her to a seat, a deep blush of embarrassment and mortification mantled her cheeks and dyed her neck in hues of crimson.' . One hurried glance around the room showed that something unusual was go- in on, in which she was tlie chief actor. Size looked in vain for her father,even Rolf hail gone. At last, her late partner woo stole frequent glauces at the brace let, said hesitatingly; . "Hera! A pretty bauble.that. May I ask where you got it?" .: . 1. "Father gave it to me," replied Katie, surprised at the abruptness of the ques tion. "Permit me to examine it ?" '; "Certainly,nreplied Katie,with a won dering, half perplexed face.; Very extraordinary," pursued the weak eyed gentleman, Inspecting it care fully. "Yon say that your father pre sented you with this?" He did sir," answered Katiereatly amazed, her eyes flashing angrily. "Pray sir, have you any other imperti nent question to ask?" The weak eyed gentleman colored slightly, pursing up his brov,and, mut tering something unintelligible to Katie abruptly left her,and was seen convers ing earnestly with a group of young la dies, who were tittering and laughing maliciously at tlie embarrassing position of their recent powerful and dangerous rival..; , . ' Kathvio longer able to control her agi tated feelingsuid perceiving that every body seemed to avoid her,rose to leave the room. At the threshold she met Rolf, whose grave countenance Immedi ately attracted her attention. "Rolf,"she whispered,hurrledly draw ing him into the passage,"what does all this mean ? Why does everybody gaze at me so? Oh! Rolf! tell me what has happened?" "Come," said Rolf, sympathetically, "I see you already know something of tills, but let me tell you I don't believe a word of it it's all slander !" "Slander!" repeated Katie, in great bewilderment, you speak in. enigmas Rolf?" To be plain," said Rolf, hesitatingly "it is reported around the ball room that yon wear something that does not belong to you that, in fact jou or your father has." Rolf did not finish the sentence, but silence and expressively pointed to her bracelet. "I understand . you," rejoined Kate, oiusning. l am surprised that rich a story should obtain any credence. The bracelet is a present from father. It has been in the family for many years. Its beauty and rarity has doubtless attract too much attention. It was wrong to wear it. It has made me too conspicu ous." -. "You ain't the girl to wear borrowed plumes," said Rolf, indigantly, "and you've got a right to show the bracelet and display it every where,lf you choose haven't told you the strangest part of the story, though," added the page checking himself. "I don't know as I ought to hurt your feelings." "At such a moment would be folly me to show any shamefaccdness,"re plied Katie, calmly and promptly ;"Tell me.all, good Rolf." "Well," rejoined the page, greatly embarrassed, "a young lady present at this reception claims your bracelet as hers, and says that she can prove it." "Her name !" ' "Jfi's Desdemona Sortln whispered Rolf. "There! don't blame me for tell ing you, though I don't believe a word oflt." Rolf, said Kate, speaking with the dignity and calmness of twenty-five, I will see Miss Desdemona and confront her." Don't rejoined Rolf, catching her imploringly by the hand, people will look and stare at you sn,and I can'tbear it." he added, clenching his teeth. I wish I had the strength of Samson,Miss Kate I'd vindicate you ! "Truth will vindicate me," replied the young girl, with flashing eye,as she calmly retraced her steps to the recep tion room. Katie could not have selected a more unfortunate moment to vindicate her self. Miss Desdemona was surrounded by a bevy of sympathizng friends of her own sex, who scowled maliciously and contemptuously at Katie approached. Unmindful that every eye was upon her.the intrepid girl advanced toward Miss Desdemona, who regarded her with smile of ironical meaning as her eyes glanced at the bracelet. "I understand,Miss," said Katie.with much dignity ,"that you claim this brace let as yours?" "I Certanly do!" replied Desdemona, very haughtily. . "Will you prove yonr right to it ?con- tinued Katie, choking with indigna tion. "I will prove my claim very easily," returned Miss Desdeinonai flush of dis pleasure In tnrn overspreading her face I have permitted you to wear it longer than good taste required. I have been patient haven.t I?" appealed the young lady, turning to iter menus, whereupon a chorus of voices unani mously expressed the opinion that she had been exceedingly, and beyond all precedent, the patientest and most for bearing of all young ladies. " I haveno desire to make the affair a public matter,"pursued Miss Desdemona who had leen very industriously giving all the publicity she could 'yet decen- y requires that I should also Interro gate you as to yonr claims to the brace let." "It is a present from my father a re lic of the family,' murmured Katie, en deavoring to force back tlie indignant tears that came rolling from her heart; you cannot have a right to It. Girls," said Desdemona, again turn ing to the group of young ladies who surrounded them. "Io yon recognize that bracelet!" Every head nodded a very decided affirmative . Yon will find continued Miss Desdemona,with a tlrum- phant glance at Katie, "you will find this opinion universally concurred in by every lady and gentleman present ed is to to to and further you will discover my initi als under neath the clasp." ' ' , Katie hardly knew what to thint of the overwhelming testimony against her For a moment staggered and nneonsci- onsly stretched ont her arm and display ed the bracelet more fully to the light. Miss Desdemona rudely seized her wrist and pointed to tlie initals "D. H." distinctly visible. Katie did not and could not utter an other syllable. She stood for a momen, pale and motionless as a statue, then heaving a deep sigh, she immediately fainted away. . ....... . ... J!.verytning was confusion and sore dismay, for Katie lay stretched In a death like swoon, and a tide of sympa thy began to return in her favor. ' She was borne gently to the chamber, and a restorative administered. . ; While she lay there unconscious, re sembling a piece of finely chiseled sculp ture. Miss Desdemona attempted to un fasten the braceletnd for the first time discovered that it was locked. Great was her surprise and wonder ment. ' "I wonder it this is my bracelet after all,"she muttered hastily to herself. "I remember of no such invention. Poor child," said Ophelia, who nev er neglected n opportunity for dra matic display before company, "my sympathies are aroused ; I pity her deeply pity her." i Miss Ophelia heaved a melo-dra marie siglL, snuffed the hartshorn bottle and subsided into a chair.which was the ut most extent her sympathies could stretch. Katie revived under the mingled ef fects of cold water and hartshorn. As her glance fell on the diamond bracelet. the cause of all her woe, 9he shuddered and insitinctlvely closed her eyes. Take it off, I don't wish to wear it any more," she muttered. , , . I can't remove it child," said Desde- mona,rather pitifully" I don't see how you managed to get it locked." Katie did not reply ,but raising herself eagerly enquired for her father.: -X0 one could tell, for .more than an hour be fore Mr. Jobbins had mysteriously dis appeared from the bouse. ,. Meanwhile the guests, in scattered groups, discussed, in excited whispers, the singular affair. Some were bold enonsh to hint that Jobbins had stolen the bracelet,though the absurdity of the idea was plainly apparent, yet, asked every one suggestively, "Where is Job- bins??' . . ; .... i .;" i But now a thrill of wonder, succeeds that of speculation the familiar creak of Jobbins' boots are heard ascending the stairs, and the old man burst Into the room with excitement plainly por trayed on bis countenance. Close on his heels followed Rolf and a rough looking man attired in black. : "Ladies and gentlemea,"said Mr.Job- bins, taking off his hat and looking arounu tne room. "1 think I can ex plain matters to the satisfaction of everybody. The diamond bracelet which Miss Desdemona has mistaken for ber own,bekngs to my daughter. If tlie young lady will take the trouble to examine ber bijonterit$9 will discover her mistake." Miss Desdemona, who had j listen ter- ed, exhibited some embarrassment as she haughtly replied: "I suppose I should know my own property. This bracelet Is mine, it has even the initials of my name underneath tlie clasp. - Still, to oblige you,"she ad ded, with some bitterness, "I will send for the casket wherein I placed it." . ! The casket was accordingly produced andlo! to the astonishment of every one, when opened, it revealed another bracelet, with a diamond centre pi eee flashing I iridescent gleams of splendor. "My eyes do not deceive me,"mu tier Mr. Jobbins steadily retardine the centre-part of his daughter's bracelet. Tis as I supposed, tbe companion of the other the lost bracelet." . . Miss Desdemona, whose mortification and chagrin were discernible on her face could scarcely repress an exclama tion of amazement It is not my bracelet after all, bnt bow like ! This Is truly wonderful you perceive,"she added, "the clasp of mine broken, which was the reason I did not wear it, and hence a comedy of er rors has arisen." ' : "It is a comedy of errors," said Job- bins, gravely,"which is not yet fnlly, explained. Tbe two bracelets belong one personam! that person is Jokn Job- bins." . , . If Mr. Jobbins had announced him self Commissioner of the Rotation Of fice, by virtue of a special appointment from tlie President, the company could uot have been more completely aston ished than they were at this declaration. "So you have tlie impudence to claim my bracelet as well as the other!" cried Desdemona, with much asperity. I come armed, fortunately, with proof sustain my claims, Mr. Jobblnsurn tn rniug to the amazed company. ' The history of these two bracelets I will. very briefly relate. Several years, ago, my wife Dora Helverstone, unfortunately Inst one at a public reception. It was advertised for in vane,and finally given as lost. Recently, it appearshat it was picked up by the janitor of tlie building.who ignorantly conveyed it to the wrong party n whose hhands It has been ever siuce." Miss Desdemona did not deny the truth of the statement- Burying her crimsom face in the folds of her dress, she sank speechless into tbe arms of the weak eyed gentlemanwhointJcI paring the conclusion bad placed himself in a graceful and effective attitude to recieve her. "And futher to sustain my claims,.! produce the man wno found the brace let,nnd who now acknowledges that he gave it Into Miss Pesdemona's hand," The friends of Stony Harr.who were well satisfied that Mr Jobbins spoke the truth, out of regard to the young lady, drew him aside aud begged him to say no more. Mr. Jobbins took his seat at the desk in the General Rotation office tlie next morning and was notified that his ser vices were no longer required. Of course Jobbins expected It. - His white hat cheerfully vacated its accustomed peg, and the whlto head no longer bobbed over tlie official ledger, bat Jobbins had saved enough from his salary to make him comfortable tlie balance of his days and when father and daughter returned their old homestead, which they did, not many months thereafter, he gave a splendid party Iu honor of his daughter and never was so eonipletly phrased and and satisfied as when he beheld the dia mond hareleta sparkling again on Katie beautiful arms. is to of to at on be, A. of to all as - ' Holmes Co. RepuUican, Dedicated to the interests of tho Repablieaa Party, to Holmes County.and to locaCand gun- f'-.A,. rr. f- f K WHTTE ' CUNNINGHAM. .:. sDrroas aim raoramoBs. OFFICE Ommereial Block, over Mulvaaet' liry boousatore. . i ; aUXLatRSBlBG, OHIO. ' Terma of Subscription: . One year (ia advance)' -Six mouths - - - - f 2,00 I.OO Tola Pxrlxatixaa;. The ElWril.ir . W Jnh 1W ln - ABM la aa of the beat furnished country offices ia tho NEWS ITEMS. Smart things mustard plasters. Mob law is rampant in some parts of Spain. .-.. o . - a ..- , . ': The condiment for late dinners Ketch up. 1 ' ' . ' ' -I. Popular diet among the ilormoDS Spair-rib. . , . 7 u . ' The happy medium A gentleman between two ladies. - 7 ... Champaign county supports an old fashioned Jog jaiL Opinion, i is a medium between knowledge and ignorance. ' If three miles make a league, how many make a conference? ( 7 , The most likely thing to become a woman?i'Wby,a little girL ' President Grant spent last Satur day on his farm near St. Louis. ; Why are women economical than men? Because their teaist is . Binal pr Villi: N-M--M .11 ;li 1 A couple living in JficLfgan not yet ' thirty-one years old, have a grandchild aged nine months. A deed twenty-seven feet in lensth has been filled in the office of the re corder of Berks Co., Penn. . Aeompany for the propagation of black baas has taken possession of a pond in South Braintree, Mass. ' ''A despotic Delaware jndze fined a lawyer one dollar for merely callinsr him "a bloated old rhinoceros." Cincinnati baa about compl eted a public library buiUUne nearly twice as large as that of Boston. . An old lady describes a genius as a man wnac Knows morn he can find out and spills his vittles on'his clothes." , To revenge himself on his wife, a Montreal man mutilated a costly monument she had erected over her first husband. ..... . , . , , - Lightning struck a telegraph pole at Charles City,Iowa,on March 14th burned the instrument in the tele graph office, an killed a horse that was hitched to the pole. San Salvador has been destroyed by earthquakes.1 Five hundred per sons were killed and wounded and twelve millions of dollars worth of property destroyed. Tbe coal mine owners held a meeting at Akron on Tuesday, and voted to offer the miners ainetv-five cents from 1 April first to October Brst, and one dollar to-the end of the year. .The meeting was harmo nious. ., , Washington Pa. had a general jail delivery. All the prisoners es- caped.with the rest Henry Briceland wno has recently been tried and sen- senced for the murder of James Al lingham. Outside parties assisted in the delivery. The prisoners have not yet been re-captn red. The largest catalogue of stars that has ever been published in America now . about to appear from tne United States Xaval Observatory at Washington. This publication has been long expected bv astronomers. The . long talked of nostal cards will be issued on the 1st of Mav. An opportunity will then be afford ed to test their con venience.and the question of whether they are a nui sance or a blessing practically de termined. . jSIiss Nellie Grant will be eight een years old on the 4th- of July. Out of conrtesy to the Democrats, she ought not to have been born on that day, but such being the fact the best thing they can do is not celebrate it. , . . ., A project is on foot for a meeting Western and Southern Congress men at St-Louis on Jfondar.tbe 21st consider questions of general and special interest to the Mississippi valley. It is thought probable that one hundred and fifty Congressmen will atteniI..-A-, j,, -j.r A veteran soldier, - ninety-four years old, Who has made his home the .National soldiers, home, near Dartori, for several vears, was Friday, at his own request, gran .leave of absence, to retara to home in Detroit, Jfichigan, where he savs tie wants, to go to die.' ' - ' "' " ' The approaching 17th of June will according to Marquett's journal, - the two hundredth anniversary or the discovery of the Jfississippi; and in St-Louis and elsewhere on the line of that historic river, it ia pro posed to commemorate the event in some suitable manner. A Zancsville special says: Rebecca Chapman, the wife of Samuel Chap man, one of tbe most distinguished members of the Jf nskingum bar,lhis day filed ber 'petitions -against' . Jfcrkle and twelve other aaloon kecpers,laying her damages at $13(1 000, Col. W. A. Taylor and CoL K. Guille have been engaged for the defense. Judge M. L. Granger and Col. Jfunsoik represent the prosecu tion. The case-is exciting a great deal of curiosity. . , An indication of the enormous growth of railroad traffic is found in the fact that at present there is ac tually a "car famine," the leading roads finding it impossible to get theii orders for frieght ears filled at tbe overcrowded factories. The Buf falo Courier says theLakeShore and Michigan Southern have given con tracts for three thousand addition: ! ears while the New York Central is anxiously awaiting a reinforcement fifteen hundred. The Buf!alo,New York and Philadelphia Boad al so wants-three hundred ia addition its present stock, and will need still more before the season ends. A Green Bay (.Yich.) clerk who had a mind fur logic applied it to a farmer with advantage, thus: Farmer "Got any cowbells?" Clerk "Yes; step this way." ... Farmer "Those are too. small; haven't you any larger?" Clerk "No sir, the large ones are sold." -.. -w. - - Kusticus started off and got as far the door when tlie clerk called him back. ' , "Look here stranger, take one of these small bells for your cow and you' won't have half tbe trouble in finding her, for when yon hear the bell, you will know that she can't be far off." ... v The logic was irresistible, and the farmer bought the bell. -ui-a;.