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Administrators and Executors Notices t2
CimmonPleu Judge, - Willi AH Reed.
niats Judge, - - Thomas Akxok.
PrMeatting Attorney, - JL.B.'lIOAOLakD.
County CUrk, - - - JOH.v 8. ORB.
EhtrtJ, - - - - . J AXES IlCTLLK.
sMtr. ... jnsirn h.settox.
Recorder, ... w. C lictom-ilx.
Treanrer, - - Gottlieb geebee.
C wn. wLicr.
Bartetor, - - - II. IL Rohxbox.
Carener. .... A. B.GOXSZB.
trmarv DlrtOert. J.IOBX IL SslITn.
M. E. CHURCH
O. BADGLKY. PASTOR, SERVICE EVERY
Sabbath at 10k o'clock. A. IL, and 7 o'clock.
P.M. Sabbath School at 9; o'clock. Prayer
Meeting, 'loursaay evening ru. . o coca.
EVANG. LUTHERAN CHURCH
SERVICES EVERY OTHER SABBATH, AT
1X o'clock A. SI. Prayer Meeting erery
Tuesday evening., Rev. M. P. rogeUong,
Ing service at 11 o'clock. Sabbath school
HX o'clock. Evening serrice &x o'dociv
Prayer meeting erery Wednesday erenlng at
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. GERMAN LUTHERAN CHURCH
SERVICES EVERY" SABIIATII AT 10 O'
clock, A. X. SnndayScbool at 9. J. 1). Mnn-
Sparta Lodge, No. 126, F. & A. Masons.
Stated Communications June Gth. Julr 4th.
August Sth, September 5th, Octolier3.1, Octokcr
isc, Aoremoer zstn, ucokjoukt hm h.
. i- - - ' -x, PIERCE, V. M.
Millersburg Chapter, No. 86, R. A. M.
Regular Conrocotlons June 13th, Jnlrllth,
Aurusl lotn, tseptemuer lztn, uctouer loin, ao-
TpnberTllirileccinberStli. K"- cat. -y
Railway Time Tables.
Pittsburg, Ft. Wayne & Chicago R. R.
DECEMBER 14, 1873.
- 1 o.
K0.1, Dally excej
sum o JJaiiy, exceDi
:pt Monday: Nos. 2. i. s. 7.
X Sunday; Nos. 3 and C,
F. R. MYERS
Auantic & Great Western
Great Broad -'Gauge Route
- BETWEEN THE-
East and tlie West.
Winter Arrangementi'NoT'. -i'lSTi.
12 49 Fit
No. t. EXPllESS, (Dally, Sundiy excepted).
Sleeping Coach from Cinciunail to New York .
Passengers can secure berths in this coach
through the train conductor. This train also
permits a day view on the entire length of the
Susonehanna and Delaware IllTisiun or tin.
Erie Railway, embracing the most romantic
.emery u.iod sue continent.
No: 12. EXPRESS.'Dailr- To this train is
attached a SLEEPING COACH, which runs
through to New York without change. A first
class passenger car is also run through tolsew
York without change, by this train, f-ir the
accommodation or those who do not dcire
sleeping coach location. No extra charge for
hu. m lu.s uimngn car.
For further Information as to time, fare and
conntlons," apply to the local agent, asking
for tickets via. the ATLANTIC. AND GREAT
WK3TXKN BROAD GAUGE tOUTE.
No "stop-over" allowed upon local tickets.
Local passengers must purchase tickets to
their first btoppiag placet and may then repur
chase from that point to destination.
" W. D. SHATTUC,-
General Passenger and Ticket Agent.
P. D.COOPER, General Superintendant,.
F. R. MYERS Cleveland, Mt. Vernon & Columbus R. R.
No. 1. N'o-S. No. 5.
Acc'm. Cin:Kx. LocFt
Columbus, 12,00 ra
Galena, . 12.54
... 1,02 "
... 1.S2 "
... 2,43 "
... 3.00 "
... 3.1G '
... A40 "
.y . v . P,wvi
ri 4.4-J 111.411 "
Centerburg, Mt. Liberty,
Uolmesillle, 5,45 "
Frederickb'g, 53 "
Apple Creek, JU5 "
Orniile, 05 "
New Portage, 7J3 "
Akron, 8,11 "
Cuyh'ga Falls.8.32 "
Hudson, 9 0S."
Xtlnixa Barrir. ?
No. 16. Na6. No. 4. No. 2.
Acc'm. Loc FL Clcv. Ex. Acc'ni.
s.auam J Hi -
9.S5 " 11..04 "
10,43 " 10.21 "
11.15 " 10,40 "
11.50" 10 57 "
12.41pm 11,15 "
2,00 " UJM
Apple Creek 2,43" 12.ir.pm
jrreuer'Sog, 3,15" ish
Holmesillle, 3.43" 12,46
Millersburg. 4M" 1.01
Xillbuek. 5.13 ! 1.21
Black Creek, 'SvSS" 1.37"
Gann, 6 28 " 2,10 "
Danville, 6,56" 2.26"
Howard, 7,21 " 2,4-1 "
Gambler, 7.41 " 2A8 "
Ms. Vernon, 5J3am 8,11 " 3,14 "
Mt. Liberty, 6.33 " 3,10 "
Centerburg, 7.00 " 3,55 "
Condlt, 7,28" 4.12"
Sunbury, 7.4S " 4.S4 "
Galena, 8,00 " 4.30 "
Westerville, a45 4,52 "
Columbus, 9,45 " Bo "
Golnv South. 'Going North.
Clinton. 6.15 p m 7.28 a m
Canal Fulton, 6.80 ' 7.17 "
Millport, 6 45 " 7.03 "
Masslllon, ?M " CIS "
R. C. HURD, President.
R. C. HURD, President. G. A. JONES
$300ft MONTH Over Half Profit.
enOsJUlicstsellfne article. npp,lL''," -err
lamlly. A valuable sainiilc sent on receipt of
fj j'-j-.ikc. fi.iinss,
19m3 41 Sixth sti Pittsburgh. Pa.
IVorth Pacific Bonds.
Call on or'address,
LUTHER S, KAUFMAN, Eboker,
96 Fourth Avenue,
S5mS PirTSBURGH, PA.
PlfrtW li'TJ C send 25 rents lor the new
wMUjXlXM9selr.adjiistlng cigarette and
cigar bolder; 3 lor 60 cents. M R 1:0 11KRTS
wv,iio-xmiaaway xtw ,xorx. 220.6
A -Political ami Family Journal, Devoted to the Interests of Holmes County, and Local and General Intelligence.
MlLLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, 0., THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1874.
7ol. IY, No. 30.
Dks. POJIEREXE & WISE,
Durg.uma.' sumee iioars -Wednesdays.
from 1 to 5 o'clock r. 11 anil on satunlay
iroui y o'ciucc x. x. to 3 o'clock r. K.
W. O. STOTTT. if..l.
Y-r " " '
ufnns? ShfJ nSinrriTeTS
free. Office hours IromS A, u. to 3 PjMon
'Tuesdays and Saturdays.
P. P. P051EUEXE,M.D.,
W. JI. ROSS, M. D,
I'UrSICIAN AND SURGEON, MILLERS-
burr. Ohio. (lffir Pintiloor neit OI L-Or
ncriormerly occupied by Mulrane. Resi
dence, second door south or T. 11. RailTS
corner. Office days, Wednesday and Satur-
DR. S. WILSON,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, OFFICE AND
l!oiili.n'j W.-.t T.ItMrtv Mret- V (MULCT, u.
All accounts considered due as boon as serri-
ces are rendereu. am
J. G. BIGUAM, M.
PHYSICIAN SURGEON, MlLLERSBURG,
Ohio. Office and Residence, at South partoi
asntneton street. ' "
DR. EXOS BARXES.
FIITSICIAN & SURGEON. OXFORD, OHIO:
Office hours, Saturdays, Irom'J o'clock a.
to sr. H.
A. J. BKLT-,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. COLLECTIONS
promptly miuie. uucviuvivuJu2liirv.n
A to. s nana. sit
J. & J. HUSTOX,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MlLLERSBURG, O.
E. J. DUES. I). F. EWIKO.
, ;DUER & ElVING,
ATTORNEY8 AT LAW, AND NOTARIES
i unite uuice, story ot farmer uuuuing,
Jiillersburg, Ohio. 0T3tf
G. W. EVERETT,
Collections promptly attended to. office op-
twsite the First National Bank. S7U
Corner Main Iepot Streets, "
Mlllorsbure, - . Ohio.
W. R. P0MER01",
MECHANICAL A OPERATIVE DENTIST,
omcc in Aegeispacn-s liut.u.ng, orera.ax-
weirs uiotuingsitore. ao
T. L. PIERCE,
DENTIST. Commercial Block, oyer Shoup's
a in bnop. it-t
houses on the 1 F. W. & C. It. R. Cotmtry I
pie will Una it to their Interest to stop at I
ORRVILLE, O NORTH OF It B. DEPOT,
s. KKIillAN, prop'r. Trains going north
in tne momma- ston tnirtr minutes xor
breakfast- The Uurd House Is fitted up I
in nrst-ciass style, ami is one oi tne nest
J. HAMPSON, Proprietor. Passengers
conveyed to ana irom tne uars, lrceoi cuarge.
;-Gencral Stage Office. lit
WEST END MAIN STREET. MILLERS-
burg, Ohio, JOSEPH JSUTLXB, Proprietor.
Tin. House is in good orucr, ana its guests
will be well caret
ID oncaster House,
Directly opposite Passenger Depot,
r . ORRVILLE, OHIO,
the Junction of the I'-, F. W. A CL R- R. and
on At, V. & a U. R. "
Being newly fitted up In the most approved
style, is now oircn to the public, and will be
ready, on the arrival of trains, cither day or
nignt. ,- .
37tf A. SUOVII.Tj, Proprietor
auks Sntder, Clerk, "
ICILT.BUCKXODGE, 170. O. F.,
k Meets cveryTnesday
leren.nir. ... itir-.r nan
ROCEBT C MAXWELL
Jon v T. Maxwell.
GLOTTIS, ', H-
Gits' Fi.lffiliilNi Goois!
. " . 1 11 ,u f, c
. ,jo3 on e..-:
MAIN S T.'R'E E 1 ,
Tlie First National Bank
T fl'll I I
ROBERT LONC, Presldont.
..a V rJ- tt 'i
D. C. BROWN. Cashier.
ItOBEET LONO, W. M. ClBSON,
C Beows, Isaac Potnsu,
II. Newton, Jodk f Kocn, Jr,
Db. Joel Poxkreke.
Discounts Notes, Receives Dcpoi-
ites, and Transacts a General
Established in lS.'iS.
Ite-F.stabl(shcd in 18110.
C.G.Hammer Sb Son
Mannfactnrcr of Fine and Medium Furniture
ofeverv deer .itluu and price, n.tnadcuud
s.iiierlori.. stvie and quality than louitd in
most or any other Furnltu ro 11
louse this side ol
riioloirrhiilis and Trice r.ilsscnton nppllca-
l0(i,or uIh-ii in the elty'dort't forget the place
sign of tho'Large Golire.iCl.air, 43, 48 and te
Avenue, Pittsb.trgg.Fa-. .J'
PROVISION STORE II
. . -n,j i'roTl.lon SLnre nf C p. Mr. Ian
" haTinr,renttc.l the ronft'lnTood
him nh'th.,- OMron.M with eveilnr In
..in nut ubuc, tucii a
PriCG ! I
mAQ anil tsiniinfe
smut e for medicinal purposes, which he will
uireuimacall when'yon want anything In
.I rnitniinn taalll aI
Canned Fruits, Figs,
c. &c. &c. &c.
All of which will be sold at the
lie also keeps the very best brands of
At the did "Uerier Corner."
Millcrstmrg.O Aug. 1.1871. SOtf
M pa" based the Millersburg Mills and Is
nowln readiness to accommodate all who may I
faror him with
The Mill is "one of the very test, and no cf-
fort will be spared to please customers.
W m it ' mm m mm v n I
H'l J II K . H'H H ) AM
-Tr -rfT rA
Kept constantiy o'n nand. litest market
All Kinds of Grain.
rrUIE undersigned will write with' neatness,
I accuracy and dispatch.
Powers of Attorney. Liens, and
Take acknowledgments of the same;
Make out Partial and Final Accounts for Ad
ministrators, ASxecntors and Guardians,
the Probate Court.
V rr. R7T1TjT.- Unfnw Di.kltf.
onceover Long.Ilrown Go's Bank, Millers-
Protests TTotes, Drafts and mili of
J. & G,
CEOEGX ADAKS. I
Do n Conoral Banking, Discount and
The Singer Ifanu-
any other com-
pantj. Soldfurcash of
AuENT.S FOR TIIE
North Pacific 7-30 Goia Loan,
The most desirable Railroad security .now on
me .garnet. - r
CT-t a- . - -r
- I- BEEGLE.
Plain & Ornamental
T T " 'V 17 R 'T? T?
J- Xi Xt Jli -Li . hiair
Work warranted. All orders promptly cx-
:utrd. Orders to be left at .1. SHILVanK'S
store. i r J
rm. n: n - s. .
or good promissory
notes, or on monthly
dles and attachments
kept on hand.
Machines kept at'Negclpach's Store.
LOOK THIS WAY !
A. WAITS, -
HAS JUST RECEIVED THE
u9 Slier Styles
In his New Room. One Door West of Bird's
Work Warranted to Iit!
And made ln the Latest and Most Approved
I am still Agent for the
Singer Sewing Machine !
And keep Needles and Oil, of the best quality.
fifcy-Call and see me. 34m3
Main Street, Millersburg, O.
SEEDS AND PLANTS.
True Cape Cod Cranberry, best sort for
uiniinii, iMwinnii.oi iianii'ii, ny mail,
prci.al.l, $1.00 iwr loll: 13.00 ncr 1.000 A urice.1
Cataliirae,rthisai.iall Fruit., Ornamental
Trews, Evergreens HiruiM, i:.illM,Uoiev Plants
ar., aim riwn ( mwe r an I Ganlrn m-e-l. the
eh.nrest collection in Ihe country, with nil
novelties, will besrnteralls to anv ..lain ail.
lliesS. 23 SOrtS Ot PilhAr S'lmrpr. ll.r.l.m Tm'
Krult, Evergreen, or ilprbsc.-ils.fortl.oo. sent
by mail, prepared Wholesale Catalogue to the
B. M.WATSON. Old Colon v Nurseries and
See.1 Warehouse, Plymouth, Mass. Otabli.u
Seventh ed 1812.
In the snoving and the blowing.
In the cruel sleet,
Utile floirer. begin their growing
Par beneatn our leet
Soitly taps the Spring and e heerly,
D:srlius, are yon nerer"
Till they answer: We.are nearly.
Nearly re-ly, dear.-
-Where is Winter, with his snowing?
Tell us. Spring," they say;
Then she answers: "lie is going.
Going on his way,
Poor old Winterdoes notlOTe you,
But bis lime is past;
Soon my birds shall sing abore you,
Set you free at last!"
THE TWO ARTISTS.
In a dirty and gloomy lane ol Seville,
there strvrvl nil nlil lmit.lino- tli-ir liil
nderg0ne so many alterations by sub-
tractions aim auditions, mat could any
oi uie workmen engageu in its original
construction be aroused from that sleep
mat: .kiions no waking,- tney would
tlnil It difficult to recognize It In any
aiiis uiiuuing was crccteti over acen-
wry Defore the date of ourstory,
uantuay uc ui-xjrioeu us iiiu-story-
Mr,a ground floor, a second story, and
a garret. The design ot Its elevation
" ie.-uiiarij its own, anu, inueeu,
tH13 Oil! msnion waa mnaiT..rwl liir flip
pvuptc tuc uiuai remarkame uuiiuingm
'") "-ue.iu. oi a
idugu uiuiracicr iuiu ireen counccicti
wui us miiory, ami now serveu as a
sort of slorr-book of thn tnnit wilil nuil
, , ,
c"piion. Ane uoor oi
...w nUaw...iU.aueiy narrow,
uu a ucavy sioue lintel, winch fn iU
u.uswii.ira me remnaiir. t-arv-
nig mac originally mignt nave been
meant for the' coat-of-arms oflts'flrst
owner. After ascending the first flight
of stilrs, yon came to a landing at the
back part of the building, where stood
a ladder that passed up through a scut-
tic which conducted you to the garret I
floor, lighted by two dormer-windows I
overlooking the street.
J vm a Uli li l ciy VIILl.1 III " 1.11 17 ui s Ul I
Lrtlnft -,,l,ik... ...
11 ' "
outside oi. uie edifice, out j our Inter-
l was more uxciteu w"cni-ou
discovered thU wretche.1 place to be the
studio of an artist.
Everything was in a state of disorder;
cobwebs, thickened with dust, hung In
heavy festoons In the comers and from
the rafters, while here and there could
be seen standing around panels In prep-
IVIMlinn fry n-llnlimro c-nmn ,.-Ifl. lU.
' 4 j-..m....0o, cuujw. nun fiu
-u u...c.s n.tu uouiLsue.. stu.i.es
of figures and landscapes; over in one
corner stood a. large old oaken arm-
chair from which hung a Grecian cos-
.' i. I, , ,?""
most opposite Uie window, with the
lower part covered with bits of paper
and old cloth, for the, purpose of prop
arrangement of light, stood the paint
er's eael, holding a canvas, on which
was commenced the portrait of abeg-
..uuscrvuigasa esel lor uie artisi 10
l. l . l l ,.. . . l ".-..I
..as.i ...s uius.lwS. .11, on UlwOIIBOSIie
side ofthe room, slung with bits of L
.,.., wwr-turew oriour
..iiw.ui.ii . o.k . UUOk-
case, on the shelves ot which rested
luiuuiEii u. J'owi.j, uicnurssiil
All,-. Tl T..-ir T-,..,
""i"". -"oa..o, -im
siaruaro, wim omcrs 01 HKe cnaracter.
year the centre of the room, and al-
5.. n. .f ... VT.7
, !.., , ,,
u.i.ucu ins urusii into me coior on ins
nalette.'and' then nla.-ed n tmieK unnn
portion of the face where hede-43.000mori-,iacf.
Ml"ea t0 "Present" reflected light pro
fJinn duced upon the. boy's cheek by a piece
bright yellow drapery that had been
in the floor sat the subject himself,
with a face full of the most brilliant
color, eyes sparkling with vivacity, and
expression of mirth so strongly de
veloped us to make it almost impossible
the beholder to keep from laughing.
At'a little distance from the easel stood
artist, a youth of not more than
nineteen years. His dress gave ample
evidence' of personal neglect, which
manifestly arose more from an over-
uciouui. 10 u.s i.roiessi.iu man iroui a
llilWIill VI fClSU..Ul 1 w.l.iC.Ill'IU,
face possessed stronger marks of in-
te,l8Ct"a,ltJ' tuan of beauty. His dark
clustered around his brunette fore-
head, finely relieving his rich brown
.1.... ... ,
i.wivuiis.y motet! aiieniutciy
"J , H.Cw.., IIS,. , S.IC. UI.w
two strides backward and forward.
, , . . - ... . .
ir n dep f ?y o w. p;ct"re,he
flung across his .sliouhlerior.eflwCt
Evidently the List effort had failed,
equally wltfi previous attempts In this
particular, to -produce the cfl'ect of
renecteu Hgsit. lie tneil, until at last,
vexed.-lincbntrollable, with a nervous
twitch of his strong arm, he flung his
brusbatthe picture, which, in sweep- er
.s.,w.ral.n i, ..mi mi sviui coior, in
made an outline In the form of a rain-
dow. staggering, lie sank back Into
old arm-chair, with thecxclama-
"By St. lago, I cannot paint! It
not in the power of human genius to
prpduce- 'IhOse Incomparable diits!"
Resting bis head against the. baclc of
chair, he remained as' motionless as
This extraordinary conduct of tlie ar
tist seemed to have little or no effect
upon the boy who was sitting for the
study. He looked pleased, rather, than
otherwise, and after a while, observing
signs of motion on the part of his
master, he quietly took from his bosom
nbit of brown bread, and fell tol.h
repast with as much gusto as an epicu
rean of the most refreshing daintiness.
Still, the artist did not move. The
becoming wearied, and observing
long shadows of evening throwing
thelrgray gloom over the quiet room,
stealthily made bis way across the apart
ment, when, just as he was about to
disappear through the scuttle-hole, he
disoovereil that he had left his cap be
hind, lake a cat ou all-fours, he noise
lessly crept to the easel, where, grasp
ing his cap, he then as silently returned
made his exit in triumph, for he
dreaded another half-hsur sitting
which he must endure had his master
Tho artist pissed a restless night, but
the first purple rays of the morn fell
through some of tho broken places In
roof of his ap trtinent, spotting the
wall, here and there, with splashes of
rich, warm color from the newly set
palette of old Sol, he hastily rose from
couch, and adjusting hl brown
slouch hat, with its broken plume of
drub and blue color, and a dark cloak
thrown about his shoulders In the pic
turesque stylo -so peculiar tn all artists,
itely left his room to seek
refreshing air of fair Aurora's new
uiide morn. After sauntering along
a while, turning Into one street and
anotlier, at last rcaclnns Uie public
square,. lie paused and stood in meilita
lion, looking at tlie quaint old sidewalk
and would, perhaps, have stood so en-
gaged for a wich longer time, had not!
tlieileep tones of'-a cathedral organ at-1
tracted his attention. As he slowly
r.iised his head and looked behind him,
he seemed awakened to new thoughts,
and thus for several moments lie stood I
listening to uie sweet, deep sound ot
The cathedral doors stood open, and I
looking down the long, broad aisle, lie I
beheld at the far end the crand altar,
with its burning candles, illuminating
Michael Angelo's picture of the 'Trans-1
which glorifies the great I
panel above the tabernacle. Upon the
steps beneath were seen the priests in
rich vestment", and the boys in their
crimson cassockf, one swinging back
and forth a richlv wronsht sliver in-
censario, in salutation of the Sacred
Host, surrounded with sparklin dia-
l610,jmonjSt nt-ln shining gold, raised on
i, . , . nriegf ,ii innti,,,, lit,-.
1 oeauuiuiurcam revealing itself through
wreaths of smoke, tlntml lir flip minv.
colored lights that fell through the I
r ., ....
I 1,1 ttuoiner uioineui lie was Wllllin tue
ehiirch, and as he was a good Christian,
bb knees soon sought the hard texture
ot t he tmsMlnfnl m.m.m : ,i.,.n,inn
t0 ,w Great Siilrit vhawmh tl.o ofnrm
....!. i . , ....... ' .. .i.-
mraiiitiraiiam toonies us irouoies
lna rew moments more, early mass
was over, and as our young friend was of
Meavinir Uie church, he (V!r tnnnh nn
i,is shoulder, and heard the Mlnt.it.nn.
"Vaya con Dios Senor Diego!" The
person who so spoke was far advanced I
in years, perhaps seventy. Ills figure
was tall, his face full of meaning, and
he had that peculiar something about
blm bespeaking the man of genius. Ills
dress consisted of a half-worn-out cam-
let cloak, a doublet of black velvet,
.1 lI I .1 . . l . . I
"''"" "S'us or siocKIIIgs, russet
boots, and a lon-r swonl dan-'lin? at his
"IS " 38 Pei upon his the
Ilcaij t0 lmve the dash and style of
soldiers of his time: and although l,U few
JreS3 wil3 tIie worse for ,tf
was a neatness that showed an effort to bisk
make things appear to the best advant-
age. Xo matter what such a man miuht I
wear, he would look like a gentleman,
Tho fw.nfr-,cf nf fl.n ..... ....... ..a a I
strikinr. TIlc ,vltn ,lU ga(J ,
nnn.ireiit.li- rMsj-itlslio.i hu-nir,,,,!
t,,e world, seemed to look in doubt over nal
tlte lr.n- forefn-nnnd r nr.. tnt i. mar
distinct future-a future he could not
fashion to bis desire. The old man ness
looked like an old hook, written long or
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0iviiuu9 i-iAan ifitaLr iiuu uuiic ti Ui fx (,U I "-ii
,i,e comfort of his soul, and a hope of haps
)iru h a . He was a sol- '-There
ller and a poct blIt ,vIl0, i his mvn ing,
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by a few artists and men of genius, like
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ory several of his choice sonnets and
romances, and on discovery who had
saluted him, repeated sonic lines of his
apropos of their meeting. I
"But how is this?" inquired the old
enliliHi. t'tvli. -m,, nnla f.,,i n.l Mnn.l I Wf..
'n0' eycs? A". y dear boy, do not
thus waste your life that in the end It
might be so glorious to yourself and from
the world. You are too young to give older-artist
your heart to a woman, ami"
"Stop," interrupted the artist. "No, the
'tis not a woman, ily careworn face
came from a night of torment and rage
"Why, one would think that it was
your first love that so disturbed you-
But if in your case it is not love, I pray shall
ymi tell me the cause, that I may advise
you what to do. What has happened ?"
interrogated the old soldier. I
The artist hesitated for a moment to harsh
answer: but soon, looking his conin.m- color,
Ion full in the face, he said, "My ambi-
tion Has been plucked of its wings.
And in- old
O J t fa "l' IM IHIIAHC.O lilt.. U w .
MU" "as ULC" l""KKC
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"ecu oi soaring nun uopes oi success suuiu,
"I fear, my young friend, you have '",
undertaken more than your years will to
warrant; or, perhaps you have taken stieet,
uninspired moment to accomplish a crowd
subject that demands the first inspira- 'd
tion. Is It not so?" no
No," was the onlck rciilv of the
youth; and he continued,"! cannot "et "f"
beyond a certain loint. and so I must
estimated with the million instead of mgs
standing a3 a peer with the lofty few." knew
"Have no fear of that. You will nev- "ud
be confounded with the million; not
you tane courage, anil worn tor tnel ne
desired end. My life upon it, with pa-
tience and Industry, success and glory
await you. save
"Glory! my friend, never! I have .haps,
bad my dreams of glory, and to you I an
owe my first inspirations. Butlethim age.
crow who ha3 won the light," answered
the young artist.
"Had I your youth and power, it his
would not be long before I would hear old
the world's applause." back
"Tis In vain. I should consume all of
my power before I could .struggle
through the darkness into the light I by
would walk In. All my' patience would
gone, of which so much is required you!
excel in my profession.'" '
For a moment both were silent. The silver
mm shrugged his shoulders, as H he rich
thought it u.-clcss to continue his argu-
ment; but our young artist, In a sort of loo!'-'
half-sad voice, seemed not altogether of
disposed to drop the subject, and further day
"And after all, whit is It? What some
does It amount tof You have fought
tlic long battle of life, and In your in- diately
spired moments created verses, ro- the
mances, comedies, and the greatest sat- and
ever penned by human genius; but pur
dlil, or does, tlri world give back com- few
mensurato comforts and rewards for
our devotion and the hours of our toll of a
and trouble? Arc old camlet cloaks drink
the just or only reward for a life of in
dustry and genius like yours?" '
The sirc.Hiii an 1 truth of this re
mark disturbid not in the least the ' old
man with all his experience, nor would
let thd hardship; and deprivations of which
Ills life be nn argument to persuade his
others from ihe development of their then
talent. Hence his answer to the nllu- Hour
slon ot the camlet cloak was as full of
philosophy as Ids heart of truth nnd In- time.
fcrcst for his young friend. artist,
les, Diego, 'tis true my old cloak
the hest coverlng I have. I have, 'tis He
true, been neglected, persecuted, and He
now In my old days want many of tho 1
couiforU of life. But let me tell you
my young friend, that all of life is not
In tlie tlie- covering' of our bodies, the
quality of our diet, or thestyle of the
castle we are sheltered under. Xo
Here our eld soldier threw back hi
camlet cloak, revealed his under-dress.
and resting one liand upon his sword
continue-' with a more measured em
"lani poor: out, thank God, I am
honest. Xot only this, I have written
not so much for others a3 for myself.
I here is an Indescribable reward when
wc indulge the exercise of whatever
genius God in his mercy may have
graced us withal. It is an exquisite
pleasure to see and know our own cre-
atiors, whether in writing, naintlno-. or
the sciences. For myself, I have i
world of my own, peopled with chil
dren born of my imagination. I talk
with them, walk with them.eatwith
them, and whether good or bad In
character, they serve a nioral, and all
aIike give more joy to my old heart
tliau could all other treasures of Sua In.
ou" ""ore, who can ueprivo inc oi mem:
They are nait of mr own belli?. Thev
staJ' me while I live, and will long
survive my poor body I"
w i bihbuiku una uiiiuurst. oi in-
"'nph, tho old man looked like the per-
feet embodiment of human grandeur.
Tim n iln ln.,1- nf tl, c.Mi.r- .,,,,1 tl.
eloouente of tlm iipt. nnit. snMne.1
""i.vuun iiutii, iiu now secnieu at a
loss for a reply, Butourold coinptn-
'n, feeling lie had broken the shackles
depression that had bound ouryoung
friend, took further .nlv.-int.-iw. nn.I
tnmin-' him around Iiv the ami. s.-iid
"Come, come, Ictus go to your studio,
anu there see what you are about."
The youth submitted, and followed,
wlth hU mind more calmed and peace-
w''h 4iew resolves.
A few momcuts' walking brought
tUcm to the old house. Of course the
apartment was found in the same (lis-
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-'"'u ns ..b tast ieu it.
The old man, after tussrinir tin the
sUirway, was quite exhausted, and
K'k back into the old arm chair. Very
persons at his time of life could
of climbing up such a stairway,
unless urged by something of the most
exciting importance. Alter a puff or
twooverhis fatigue, he exclaimed
"III lft:.Vf'.i li"...." tvl.i ilnn'r i-nti
a iin apartment where yon can have
stairs to no nn instead nr sin-h .. in for
arrangement a? you have here? It
all be well -nnon-i, rnr num.
limbs like yours, that have tho nimble"
of the antelope, hut as for a man
sixty -eight, yon might as well in-
him tn nPHtiil tl.r fi.tllnfinn TTnw.
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I can give you encouragement."
It is uiku the floor." So sav-
the artist took it up and place it
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The old m.u.'s attention wasimmc-
..r,,i o,t ft- inni i ,
n!(,t,lrf, fr' fp, mnrn(lntc ,,
turned to the artist, and with a look of
intense inquiry, said
"Can it be possible thata man of, your
intelligence would treat so fine a pro-
duction in so shameful a manner?
.1-1 villi iWlrnv n,- nhnsn ft...
which, perhaps, you cannot reproduce?
is the finest effort I have ever seen
your brush, and is worthy of an
than yourself. That bit of
reflected light, running up the side of
neck and blending its cold, blue
shadows with the warm blood tint
cannot be bettered; the real and the
human pervades the whole picture.
"Reflected light! why there Is the
failure. O my friend, say not so, or I
have causu to doubt yourjudg-
meut." And so speaking, the artist
turned and walked away
"Sir, there is no excue for your
conduct. The picture Is fine In
ami tlie expression of tho face is
This extraordinary opinion of the
nian was more than our artist could
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anu, .is u ..e ue.--ireu to lie.
picture from its place and stood It, face
to the wall, and then walked away
the window that overlooked the
where, gazing -upon the p:ising
below, he felt mortified at ihe
man's censure. However, he made
remark, for he knew hU friend to be
man of superior Judgment, and one
skilled In art critici-mi
The old soldier felt at once the feel-
nmrpositlon of tho artist. He also
how easily youth aredrscoiiraged,
how much persuasion Is sometimes
required to hold them to their purpose.
ieir, too, mat now was me time to
impress a lesson that would make a
mark upon his young mind, and
for the art world one who, por
tion, at some future day would stand
equal with the first masters of the
Our old friend followed hi.u to the
window, and throwing a glance'ov.er
shoulder into the street, beheld an
waterman' with his va-k upon his
vending water, as was the habit
the times. As soju in be saw the
waterman's face, lie grasped the artist
the arm, exclaiming
"By heaven, there i; a subject for
Send for him! Out with your
brushes and to work ! Loo at that
heard and il.ining h.tir in sueh
clusters about his sunburnt face,
there! I .say, waterman ! Hal-
While thus shouting at the top
his voice, the hoy who had sat the
before came running Into the room,
poet, soon as he entered, thrust
coppers into his hand, nnd ills-
patched the boy with directions Inime-
to bring him, the waterman, to
studio. This was soon accomplished
so strong was the inducement for
artist to go to work, that, In a very
moments more, his crayon was
dashing over the canvas in composition
group of the waterman ottering a
to the beggar boy
Soon thu outline was finished, and
artist had commenced I lie coloring.
During the progress of the work, the
soldier sat In the arm-chair liehind
artist, looking over a manuscript
he had taken from tho pocket of
camlet cloak, but would now and
throw a glmu-o nt the picture,
after hour pns-ed ntvay, until the
cathedral clock struck the noonday
So deep was the interest of the
that he observed and noticed
nothing else lint the work ho was nt.
counted neither minutes nor hours,
heard ito striking of the clock; but
however little may bo noticed the flight
of time spent in intense application to
a subject, neverlheless.the-physicaland
mental organism keeps a faithful re
cord and ks each second by a nat
ural consumption of Its own material.
,vs ci.i.i.ii.o.. wkcs p.acc, mi tut. u.i-Mjgent
man system becomes debilitated and
restless. Such was now the condition
of the artist. lie gave every indication
of It by his frequent moving backward
and forward, by the frequent mixing
ef his tints, comparing them with the
flesh of his subject, and then wiping
them all from h!s palette as if nothing
suited him. and as if it were impossible
to accomplish what he desired. So he
continued, minutely observed by his
friend. At last he stepped toward hU
canvas with the Intention of putting on
a touch ; but before he could do so, the
old man stepped close behind him, and,
quietly taking the artist by' the arm,
he prevented htm with tlie remark:
Do?" repeated the artist, hi loud,
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i cni.i.nr fin nnt.ii I r.rprvi.niiir .a i.ib-.
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uram ..o irauparriicy III ray siianonsj
,nc,i i. .i ,i,eiu.ii,i,
palette and brushes upon the paint ta-
. 4 1 t
Be quiet, young man, and listen to
me. Your work is right. There is no
fault in the picture: nor do you lack
the talent to make it a great result. It I
s your eyes that arcs to blame by being
overworked, and thec make all thisde-l
ceptlon. Rest, my friend, yourcyesre-
r-u ritf .nn. n.r.i-1- ncMa Tn.Irlta
le nay, anil, to-morrow, you will sec
your picture as it is-aum.ranie in coi-
rr niMYinn.-lll.in .ii.l -lM.i.!n. II C.t.....-l
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lug, the old man resumed his scat.
The truth wa too clear for our artist
to doubt it. He could not fall to seethe
moral. The very pains that were at
this moment shooting through his con-
gested eyes fixed tho seal of conviction
upon his old friend's words, and quietly I
placing his mahl across the pegs In the
easel, he turned to his lrlend and said:
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iim nam iauS.ii me u gown lessu..
11 liiaonn fhnf ni.t-l.fina nnf finli. cnvfirl
...w ...y rs, otu ueu, .e , proicss.on
L juvi; .u. i.t..l. .11 ...y sou..
"Well, say no more.. Come!" shouted
the old man,jnmpiiig up from his chair.
"Come! let us go without, and refresh
ourselves with a quiet glass, and that
social interchange of thoughts and feel
ings so, necessary to the health anil hap
piness of men.
In a few minutes more these two no-
blc spirits sat opposite each other at a
well-provided table. The wine was
ruby red in their goblets. They talked
of poetry and tlie drama with their
souls ablaze on the subject. But alas!
l.mv Iff 11 fliAtr flrp-.nn.l w-Iiaii nnrfinir, I
that it was for the last time. Younlr
Diego Velazquez, Spain's best painter
of the neriod. at nattinfr shook hoartilv
the baud of the immortal Jliguel Ccr-
vantes-tlio author of "Don Odixote."
who in ,1 few week after this pleasant
meeting with Velaznticz, died, ami his
great soul winged Its way to another
world of eternal vears.side bvside with
that other immortal spirit, Shakspeare,!
both dying on the same day, April 23,
Laplanders and Reindeer.
Many have thcimmpressinn that Lap-1
land Is dark In winter, but that is aner-
ror. The country Is illuminated by the
northern lights every night. I wanted
to see the Laps and 3rive a Reindeer.
They can go fifty miles an hour for two
hours daily. The sledges are narrow,
have an oscillating motion, and one un-
accustomed to them will tumble out In
all directions. You drive with one line
ouly, that reaches from the animal's
horns, and Is tied around your arm.
iVltcryou get pitciied out, the reindeer
stops when he is tired or draglng you
through the snow. Sometimes they
bout lace and buck you out,-tud not un-
frequently perform that task by kick-
Ing. I was keeled out by :t kick, and
Mii.u:iicu ..lung tA ..iii.urwu yarns at
the rate of nearl.v a mile a minute.
There was Laps r.nead and Laps behind,
in the case ol accident, anil tney came
to the rescue pretty often. I learned
business in four days, being ttimb-
led out the first day one hundred and
ten times; the second seventy ;the third
thirty; the fourth ten; next day, no
times, and I thought that was bully,
The cold was forty degrees below, yet I
did not suftwr from it. The climate
Is dry and health-; ' We drove to an ac-1
qnaintance who owned lour thousand
reindeer. I went into the tent and
touud men, women, and children, and
other animals sleeping together, aud I
found so many fleas there that I took
my bag and went out to sleep In a snow
bank. All the Christians read aud write
school attendance being compulsory.
Their mode of locomotion is funny.
They wear snow-shoes ten feet long
and four feet wide, and go sliding about
in a comical manner.
The natives live on reindeer meat
and coffee. All the money gathered by
selling the smoked meat ami skins nf
their animals Is bartered for cofl'co which
they drink continually. Their hair is
flaxen, eyes blue, skin exceedingly
white, check bones high, and fares very
red from exposure to the cold. They
are intelligent and honest. I left a lias
of gold, $500, in a house, and the wo
man followed me thirty miles to bring
It. I oflered her ?20, which she indig
nantly refused; in fact, she wonld ac
cept un present; so I kissed her. At
first she was astonished; I kissed her
again, and she got accustomed to it. A
kiss was all I could give her that cost
nothing. iroiii n Lecture by 1'atil dit
Suicide Through Religious
it Crestline, Tuesdaycvcnlng. Rev.
John Ycnner, pastor of the Wlnebrcna-
rian Church, or Church ofGod,cnt his
throat Irom car to oar,, and otherwise
mutilated himself, near Ids residence on
the outskirts of the town, lie had been
attending protracted 'ncotlngs and had
just returned home In a deranged state
of mind.resulling from religious excite
ment. He sawed some wood and then
went to an adjoining wood and with his
pocket knife cut his throat, severing his
windpipe and cutting downward to the
breastbone. He also cut through the
abdomen Into the bowels. He l beyond
all hope of recovery.
The gushing local of Brown's Vepttl-
lican, Bellefonti! Pa., wi Ites: "Pretty
That hlaek-eycd maiden that 'keep a
peepln' " In.at our oillce window."
If the man in the Jlooa keeps.. a- ilog,
we should sayjt'lsa.skye-terrier.
"Sam. whv am d nlo-a dp mnnr. inrp!.
folks In the world?" "Cause dey
"Have you heard mv last sone?" ask-
eti a music writer of a gruff critic. "
liope so," was the reply
An old farmer says: "Talk about
drainage.the surest drain on a.farm is a
morgage at a high rate of interest.
"Theie!" said Jones,as he wrathful
lT pushed away the pie which his land
liU,3: IlaJ ;jst served liiin, "that stuff
13,1 llc '.r a pig to eat, and I ain't goto1
1 10 eat
What Is the difference between a Jew
land a lawyer? The one gets his law
from the prophets, and the other his
profits from the law.
It Is said that a rosebud nw
thousand vears old i rowtn .t .i..
I e.ue OI 11.15 II llllpehplin r-otl..l 1 r
.... v.5ulu,, ucr
i ..nr. In k flin.- n : ...1.
mittlie question of fei
rot ,,..,. nni-
e respectfully Leg leave to remind
p0'-3cCltire that the Sandwhich Is-
lands hum im Mr...
emale suffrage to a
An Arkansas town wants forty smart
1 ",l:"' " 'o nincii;.n iir that iinm-
Per "'hl make it smart.
They wantto improve the State seat
" govcrnmcntin Missouri. How would
'tdo to sow it with hej'-secd?
A few lonely little robins are doin
I. . . . I
inc utau i.ier can lo make asnrini'-iinirf
at different points In Xcw Eno-Im.
a mibliCSniritl f.ii ....
. 4 .i-..li. llvll ..a
sum, pinentwlt ioSi,, i...
.. w.v .-1IJ.IIIW
by laying a hyphenated pair ol e-rrs.
J-rOve is an egotism of two. Tho first
sigh of love is the last.of wisdom.-
There are wer 21,000 iuiots in thi
country, who acknowledged as such
If a saloon keeper gets rich it Is be-
cause he makes many good bargaus
A German divine U annnilin-fn 0
... r' '"'"")-
1111 ims country to write a book on it.
In .. . .
Vdestioiiable When a mau marries
doM ffip Qf
The Patrons of Husbandry in Wiscon
sin have started a- newspaper entitle
tlie Mowing Machine.
CarudinalAnsonelli Is laid up with the
gout.urought on by a life of abstinence
Why is a person who never lays a wa
ger as bad as a regular gambler? Be
cause he is no better.
A New Hampsirc town defrayed the
expense ofprovlding a mnnicipal hearse
by giving a fancv dress ball.
An old Fashioned Mother and
a Reformed Boy.
Some time aS a Mrs. Buckelby, who
"ves ovur ln Cerri" county, ilich., di
rectei ller S0!1 Samuel, a lad of fourteen
""-" lu a atenurn. Aow as
&au,el had set his heart on going fish
"'S "'at very time, lie "got Im back
up" and flatly refused to agitate the
cream. The curvature waj. promptly ta
ken out ot his back by a' slipper, and,
w.tli tears in hi; eyes, he went ou duty
with the dasher. In about Jialf an hour
and during the brief absence of his
mother his eyes tell on a plate of fir
posion, and a bright, thought struck
him. Just before Mrs. B-, came In,
Samuel lifted the fatal platter to his Hps
and bs she entered he put the poison
from his Hps, with the dramatic excla-
I ination : "There, mother I guess you
won't lickr me no more!" Now what
did this spartan dame do? Did she
shriek for :t doctor and lull into hys-
tcrics? Not much. Sho simply took
Samuel by the back of the neck, lifted
' liiin deftly into the pantrv, beat the
whites of six eggs together, and told
hhn to engulf the same instanter, and
he refusing, she called the hired girl,
and in a twinkling Sam found liimselr
outside albumen. Then Mrs. B. began
i urejianug a mustartl emetic, rieein"'
this, Sim's pluck gavo way, and corn-
menced lagging, crying, "I wxs only
trym to skeer ye." But the stern
mother was not to be softened jtnd Sam
the ucl had to swallow the mustxril. He
was then forced to take a dose of pain
killer, and had Ids back rubbed 'with
"Vigo of Life," and bis stomach wllh
the "Oil of Gladness." Then ho vomi
ted up everything but ' his boots and
socks. This being over, he took
seven Aycr's pills, two spoonfuls of
I caster oil, a tcaspoonful of salts, and a
I blue pill. And now if you want t; be-
J hold the maddest lioy hi Michigan, just
say "lly poison" to Sam Bnckelbv.
Bluffing a Peddler.
wen Known tin peddler trav-
around to dispense notions to
such as were willing to bargan. He
was a persevering trader, and never
would be bluffed off with a short an
swer. From one house in particular he
received continued rebuffs and assuran
ces that nothing was wanted. They
never bought anything in that line.
Nevertheless, he inade.hts calls steadily
witli each regular round, till he became
a regular pest, and in reply to the In-
formation that It was useless to call
made known his purposes to do so as of
ten as he pleased.
One bitter cold day the hell rangr-tiid
the good lady hastened to get her hands
from the dough In which they were bu
sy, to answer the call; when she reach
ed tho door, there Rtood the everlasting
"Any tinware to-day, ma'am?"
"Have you any tin cakes?"
"Yes, ma'am." And away he goes,
to bring the samples, chuckling at the
idea that his zeal was so successful at
"There's nothing," ho muttered, -like
hanging on, anyhow.'
The tins were brought, and tin pans
were next inquired for. The pans were
brought and other articles enumerated
to seven different kinds, until a goodly
portion of the peddler's load had been
transferred to tho house. -
"Is there anythlnsrelse you want?"
"Oh, no, I don't want any of these; I
only asked ifyouliad them."
The peddler was fairly "sold," and
for a moment felt like getting angry ,bnt
tho Idea rather tickled hlmtnd he com
menced returning his wares to his cart,
without littering a won!. Ho has never
called at the house since.
! A llttln sriil In Ilea Maine recently.
(wanted to knew why there wrre no he
Holmes Co. RepiMcan,
. ...... .
iieawa to tBt lntCTest or tte-KepnMiea
I Party, to Holmes County, and to IceallatellU
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[From the Springfield Republican]
A Schoolmaster who Deserved
Waht He Got.
A yonng.student from Weleyan Un
iversity, teaching at Et Glastonbury,
saw one of his pupil-., a girl about 15,
writing a notedurlng school hours a few
days ago, and ordered her to-' bring It to
him. She declined, saying it was not
suitable for him In see, whereupon he
told her to leave school. Sl(c wa3 just
starting, when he approached her, and
saying; "You are not sixteen and I'll
Hole you," struck i.er three blows on llie
arm and shoulder with a knotted stick
an Inch in diameter. As she was 'start
ing again, he seized her.by thohair and
gave her anotlier blow upon her head.
She went home badly crippledl perhaps
for life. She was the daughter of a poor
widow, and was'worllng in a faetory to
pay for her education.
The citizens were very Indignant,and
alsniit fifty of them met the teacher
In the street at night, and mobbed him,
hut he escaped with a few hniises. The
next day he settled with the pupil by
paying twenty dollars, and w'as'wnrnfd
out of the town on pain of tar and feath
Wearing New Boots.
The Danbury -Veics says: It is a lit-
tie singular how well a new pair ol
boots can be made to lit at the store.
Yeu may not be able to get your foot
only part way downitheieg at the- first
trial, but that Is because your stocking
is sweaty. or you haven't started right
and the shoemaker suggests that you
stort'agnlii'and stand up' to If, anil he
throws a little powder from a peperbox
to aid yon. And so you stand np, and
pound down your foot, and partly trip
yourself tiptnd your eyes stick out in
an unpleasant manner, and every vein
n-your body appears to be on the point
of bursting, and nil tlie white that deal
er stands around and eyes tbeoperatii n
as intently as if the whole atlair wis
perfectly' new and novel to him. When
your foot lias tair'ly struck bottom,there
Is a faint.iinpri-s.-iou on your mind that.
yon had stepped into an open stove,but
lie removes it by solemnly observing
that he licver saw a boot fit quite as
ood a that. You may suggest that
our toe presses too -hard against, the
front or that some of the tones in .the
idc aru too much smashed, but he rays
this is always the way with a new boot
ind that-thu trouble will entirely disap
pear In" a few days. Then you take the
ld pair under your arm and start for
home as animated as a relic of 1812, all
he while feeding that the world wil
not look bright and happy to you again
until you have branded that .-hoemikcr
You limp down town the next day, and
utile all the uhifu with your mouth,
while your eyes look as if you were
walking overall oyster bed barefoot.
When no one is looking, jou kick
against a post or some' other obstruc
tion, and shown foinlncss for slopping
and resting against something that will
sustain your weight. When you get
home at night you "go for those old
hoots with an eagerness that cannot he
described, and. the remarks that you
make upon learning that jour wife has
disposed of them toa widowed woman In
the Mihurbs, are' calculated tn Immedi- '
ately depopulate the earth of women
and shoemaker generally.
Soap and its Antiquity.
It is not known when the method of
manufacturing this article first became;
known, but ItCis known that, mention is
made ol it "In the Old Testa me nt." The
tue of soap or some substitute for It is
as old as man'; lor in all ages among
civilized people, cleanliness was but a
necessary adjunct to the respectable ap
pearance of men and women In society;
hence, when the epidermis was to re
novated, some natural or artificial con
trlvance was breught into requisition.
In .Asia, alkaline waters, were found and
used in primitive and even latter times
for washing cloths. The ancients used
a 'preparation or composition ni.iclt
nearly approached the soap ofthe pres
ent day. Many people used earthy mat
ters, as clays, which have the properties
of absorbing grease from other substan
ces, and are used even at this late day
by fullers for cleansing clothes. Acer
tain kind of plant was used by the Ro
mans for its .saponaceous qualities. A
plant with rare and wonderful idealis
ing properties is found in central and
southern Mexico, and is employed by
the'uativcs in lieu of soap, and, indeed,
preferred to any artificial preparation
yet, discovered in that country. The
Gauls, It is believed, were the first to
introduce soap, and were, of course, Ihe
inventors or it. while the Germans dis
covered the method of making hard
soap and the several varieties ofthe ar
ticle. Next the discovery was transmit
ted to Rome, but there it was used more
as a wash for the hair than for cleaning
clothes. Tallow and the ashes of beech
wood were the substances used in Its
manufacture. The exploration of the
city of Pompeii, after its burial for a
period of 1,700 years, disclosed the fact
that a soap mauufactury was In suc
cessful operation. at the time ot Its dls
miction, and, what is more remarkabls
that the soap was yet in a tine state
ol 'prescrvation. There are berries in
Smith America, plants In some portions
of Europe, ami an herb in California
possessing all the virtues of tlie artifi
cial soap. A Jlexicau or Caliiornla
laundress will ue the herb in prefer
ence to Uio ncw-fangieu article. The
principal upon which the manufacture
of soap is based Is the decompoiltlon of
the oily body of the alkali, and the roan
blnatlon of the latteroily acids, thegl. -cerine
which was previously combirml
with these acids being set free, and', In
deed, lost in the hard soaps. While the
same principle enters Into nil tho pro
cesses It Is also true that the processes
are various as are the materials employ
ed. Missouri Republican.
The new Chief Justice Is an Kplsco-
pallan. But, says the Boston Globs, It Is
too late to bring forwanl objections
What is tho difference lietween a far
mer anil a bottle of wnlsky ? One hus
bands the com, and the other corns tho
A Western paper announces the com
ing ofa star actor who. will show '.'our
benighted citizens how Shakespeare
ought to be slung."
The editor of the Panama Star apolo
gizes for tho uon -appearance of his pa-
per by saying that he had t haul offto
die buck-shot out of his legs.