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C.W. Velllipi. sheriff. Hartlord. Deputies
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thai. n. Eoirell, Coroner, Sulphur Sprlngi.
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roanaviixs district o. S.
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Mils' oiaraiCT vo.fl.
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A Hat of the Comtablca of Ohio County an
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ceoLariiaci oiaratCT Xo. 2.
Iiaai Brawn, RoekporL.
caaTtatowx dutuict xo. J.
J U Caaebiar, Ceralve.
ikLL'a itu a a biitxict xo. i.
Xii Cklnn, Buford.
rosnavrLLC niiraicr xo1 a.
Jo I Harder, Fardiville.
cuu' piavatCT xo. S.
nitrronn DiaTniCT o. T.
yt L Maddox, Beaver Dam.
cxoawELL piaTxlcr xo. 8.
K 8 nodjea' Crouwell.
nikVrcCD DtSTBlCT xo. 0.
A. C. Iillis Uartrord.
actracKiraixc ptaratct xo
T. J. JCerly.
aaaTtxrr's dutkict xo. II.
Hartford F.T. Morgan, Judge, iceond Mon
daya In January. April, Jnly and October.
Cbariei QrlEn, Marahal.
Bavar Jam. B. W. Ceooer, Jadge, flrit
Saturday ia January, April. July aa I October.
TbeaaM Stercar, Mar.hal.
Creaiwatt. A. V. Montague, Judge, aecoud
Saturday in Jaooary, Avril, Jaly and October
Jaa. W. Daniel MarahaL,
CeraJva. W. 0. Barnard, Judge, lait Sat
vi-day la March, Jane, Septa in bar aad Decea
bar. BanW Tlchenor, MarthaL
Uaatilton J. W. Lank ford. Jtif. Pat-
Eea adircai Mellenry. eoarta held third St
rdayla January, April, Jaly and October.
A" J. Carman, Marrhal, poit-otEce addrtsi
Rackport J. W. Duke. Judge, Manifield
Williaai, Marihal. CourU held fint Wednes
day ia January, Apri', July aad Oetehcr.
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Me(s tliirJ
Monday night in each
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Meet second Monday niplit in eacii
BioitU.1 M. E. W. H. MOORE. II. P
I. O. O. F.
Meets Sn Taylor Halt, in IlartforJ,
Kj , on the Second and Fourth Saturday
eveninc" in each month. The fraternity
art coratatij invitru io viau aa wuen con
renient Tor them to do bo
L. Bikkktt. N. O. Wit. Tuirw, Sbc.
U. F. BEsermx. D. D. G. M.
J. O. G. T.
Meets in Taylor Hall, Hartford, Kj.,
vrry Thursday evening. A cordial mvt
tation ia extended to members of the Or
der to vitit u, and all such will be made
D. E. Thowas, W. a T.
II. B. KiKsoLvtiio. W. Sec.
O. B. Williams, L. D.
Orngi, Medicinei, PainU, Oili, Fancy and
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fin. Boapi, School Booki and itationary. Pure
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jPatent Medicines &c.
Family Medicinei and Fbyiieiani preterip-
Uenj accurately coapoonaed at ail noun.
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You boya and girli of Pigeon Roott,
Come lift to me awhile,
I'll ring to yon a vene or two
Cnncerniag a young gentleman.
In Roiino he doe board.
For bli age, I will refer you
To the family record. -1
It wai on a Sunday evening,
Ilii girl he went lo tter,
And when he did return again,
Thoio wordi he laid to me:
"My caie it ii a hcpelen one
I'll leave thii oountry,
For einee my love bai proven falir,
No pleaiure here I im."
"II I could reach that myitis ihore,
Where trouble! all do aad;
Or get eat to the wild Black Hllli,
My fortune! I might mend.
My youthful hopei are Waited,
My heart ii racked with pain;
111 bid farewell to Roiloe.
And ne'er return again."
"6Ineo my true love bai Jilted me,
I'll roan th'.i wide world o'er.
And to Ohio eonnty
I'll return no more.
Upon the nil I lov'd 10 daar,
I never more hall itand.
Dear partner, If yon hear of ae,
III be In tome far off land."
JOood bye I" aaya I, "old Wlow,
May good fortune yon attend,
And when that yoa get icttled
A letter to me lend."
To think that how hit going away.
It canted me deep reflection)
But I heard from him the other day
He ia itill around thii aaetioa!
Bon-t, Onto coixtt. Kr., Aug. 14, 187T
Perhaps no early settler of ths Green
River country added more to the popu
lation, or whose posterity is now more
widely spread and intermarried with
other families than old Harrison Taylor,
unknown to fame, yet, a community of
just 6uch men, would render nny land
famous. Uonefct, industrious, mild, mod
cet And retiring, he glided on in that
great under-current of ocial life from
whence the purest rirtucs flow.
He was born in the central part of
Virginia. His parents were of Welch
anJ Englieh origin, and he received his
given name from an intermarriage with
the family of Hnrrieons in Virginia. Of
his early history it ia only known that
his fattier died, and, his older brother,
under the old colonial laws, took the
whole of his estate, leaving young Har
rieon ehareless, who, instead of laying
around a pensioner, or tacky on his
brother's bounty boldly struck lor the
frontier, crossed the Blue Ridge, and lo
rated nl Winchester, then a email village,
just building up on the frontier, where
he took up the trade of house-carpenter.
But a single incident is related of bis
Virginia life. A Britiah recruiting of
ficer lind taken a fancy to him, and had
tried all means to persuade him to be
come a eoldier, but in vaitii It was the
usual practice of this officer to gather in
a crowd about the tavern at nights, and
drink and frolic until some one became
so drunk and insensible that he either
took the offered bounty, or it was slipped
into the pocket, and the poor victim thus
cheated and forced into the service; but
3 young Taylor never drank to excess,
he could not be entrapped in this way,
One night, however, after a hard day s
labor, he had taken his seat in a retired
corner, and fell asleep, me oiucer,
passing, saw his condition, and slyly
slipped the bounty into the sleepers
pocket, and walked around until be
awoke, and then blandly addressing him,
remarked that it was time for them to go
home to the barracks. Taylor looked at
him and inquired what be meant. The
officer, who had heretofore formed an in
correct idea of his man, with a haughty
air informed him that having taken the
bounty, he was now a soldier of King
George, and the barricks were liis bouse.
Taylor denied ever having taken any
bounty, when the officer, in like hauguty
tone, asked him if be would deny it when
he had King George's coin in his pocket
At the word poclct, the youth suddenly
ran his hand into his, grasped the coin,
and threw it with his utmost strength at
the officer's head, and then, with all the
venom of an enraged tiger, sprang at
him, but was caught and held by uls
friends, while the King.e representative
beata-hasty retreat, and gave him a wide
berth ever afterword!
This etiddeu exhibition of pluck and
courage nstonislied all who bad known
the quiet, retiring, peaceable young man,
and ia said to be the only ebulition of
ungovernable rage ever known during
his life. It was not long before be mar
ried a Miss Jane Curlet, and settled far
back into the woods, where, with only a
single horse.he commenced clearing and
cultivating the forest. This horse had
to be belled and turned to the range at
night, and hunted up in the morning.
Taylor usually took his gun when he
went into the woods, and one morning
shot a deer iust as he came up with his
horse.. He had scarcely reloaded when
he heard a turkey gobble, and thought
he would kill that also; another gobble
was soon heard and replied to, until they
were heard nearly all around him. In
an instant h comprehended his danger.
He started his horse with a blow in the
direction of home and took an opposite
direction himself, and stole stealthily
through the undergrowth until bethought
himself out of the gobbling ring, and then
made for home with the utmost speed
and had barely arrived there when
messenger announced an Indian aid
upon an adjoining settlement The
horse, in passing the gobbling ring, had
been greatly alarmed by the red-skins,
and made his way home where he stood
ready to convey them to the nearest fort
As the country unproved, he built
mill on a stream by which the main road
from the east leif across the mountains to
the then great West. A eon of his in af
ter years was heard to relate the follow
ing anecdote. He, the son, hnd ntnrtcd
to Kentucky alone, a mere stripling.
Almost on the summit of the Alleghany
mountain stood n noted tavern, where he
stopped for the night, nmid n crowd of
wayfarers. The landlord wn Agreeable
and talkative, and had a good word for
every one. Our youth, an entire stran
ger, eat silent to himself, until the land
lord observed him, and registers not then
being in use, be kept the record in his
own head, and inquimt the nam, resi
dence and deetination of his young guest;
learning which, he exclaimed. "What I
a son of that honest old Taylor that kept
Uie mill on the road? Why. I used to
drive my wagon along that road for
many yearn, and bought gratt uu nk..
elue, when I could get it of htm. We
wagoners would drire for miles without
food, to get to his mill, where we were
always sure of honest dealing. In fact,
he was known all along the road as
'honest old Taylor at the mill.' " The
right-minded reader can well imagine the
feelings of the young wayfarer at this
encomium upon his meek and modest old
This old tire's wife wasa unlike him
except in honest integrity and unbounded
benevalence, as it was possible for two
minds to be. Abounding in good-hu
mored wit, she was always remarkable
for her great xocial qualities. Her mother
had lived to the extraordinary age of
ninety odd years, and the tenacious mem
orie ofthe6e two women is a remarka
ble illustration of how the un written bis,
lory of a country can be transmitted from
generation to generation. Some are yet
living who used, in their childhood, to
hear old Mrs. Taylor relate incidents of
English history even as far back as
Cromwell, which was afterward fully
corroborated in their after reading of the
the written history of that country yet
this was all mere traditional lore.
But ber kind-hearted benevolence was
the leading feature of her character, and
that it was not always bestowed in vain,
the following story wilt illustrate: At
their mill daily assembled men and boys
from tar and near, awaiting their turns.
It was her constant aim to walk down to
the mill daily wittra loaf of bread and
knife in hand, and cut and distribute to
each hungry urchin that was minus a
dinner. Among these was a ragged,
orphan bound boy, who never escaped
her eye, and was frequently taken to the
bouse, and fed to his heart's content, and
many were the garments belonging to
some of her own boys that covered his
shivering limbs. StackhouHe was his
rjbuie, but the commuuity would not nl
low him the whole of the only thing he
had inherited from his parents, and
called him "Stack" for short He grew
up under oppression and wrong, and his
fircl feeling and instinct was to retaliate
on society. Shrewd, daring ana active,
he was soou selected by old, hardened
illains, and became an expert accom
plice in horse-stealing, and from his
knowledge of the country could skulk
and hide in the spurs of the North
Mountains, and steal almost every horse
that he choose, and transfer him to a
regular band of horse thieves that was
supposed to extend to South Carolina
and Georgia. The people of Frederick
and adjoining counties were thus annoy
ed for years, until the governor ordered
the militia authorities to call out a suf
ficient force to thoroughly scour the
country and take Stack and hie accom
plices dead or alive. Richard and Thoa.
Taylor were among those detailed for
that purpose. They took their range for
exploration, and separated to meet again
at a designated point Thomas soou saw
moke and approached it cautiously. He
r.. . M - ?
saw oiacx uuauy cngageu in jeiKing, or
drying the choice portions of a mutton
he had stolen the night before. But at
this critical moment Thomas trod upon
a stick, which broke and gave the alarm,
A race ensued, cock with his rifle in
hand, and little was gained or lost by
either. It was rather far for a certain
aim, and to fire without effect was pl&c
ing him at the mercy of his advisary, for
guna in thoei days shot but once without
reloading. Stack, however, was ap
proaching a precipitous bill-side, which,
if once gained, would hide him from
eight Thomas raised his gun while
running, determined to fire at the first
open range, but again was so unfortunate
as to bare his foot entangled in a vine,
which threw him to the ground, and, on
arising, his intended victim had sudden'
ly disappeared, and notwithstanding the
most diligent search was made, no trace
of him could be found.
Stack, for a time, was driven from the
country, but returned at intervals to his
old haunts, still persuing his criminal
life until caught, tried and condemned,
While in prison Thomas visited him, and
on referring to their race, inquired how
he had so mysteriously disappeared, to
which he replied: "I was near the
mouth of my den when you fell and im
mediately dodged into it The entrance
was so concealed that ptrhaps no mortal
but myself ever discovered it Several
times while yoa were hunting round,
seeking my life, you came within the
rane of my good rifle. Once it was
aimed at you, and my finger on the trig'
ger, but I thought ol your good old
mother, and it fell from my grasp I And
tears stole down the bronzed cheeks of
the poor, doomed victim.
to be continued.
A man with no ambition is like the
dough without yeast; he never rises.
Tar Sale or Trade j
Several second-hand
and Bcgoies.
J. F. Yauie.
From ClnclmiHtl to Nail Frnnrlaro.
Editor Herald.-;
Having a few days on rav hands un
cxpectedly in San Francisco, Cal., I
thought I would make n few noten on
the overland trip, for the amusement of
your readers.
On the 17th of August, I took my seat
in the enrs with my face turned toward
the setting eun and although I gained
two hours and n half on hita in the scv
en days run yet I find that before I
catch him. I shall have to go farther
I have not n reputation for being much
addicted to "woman's weapons" tears,
but I must con fens that when the time
came to say cool bye; to my friends at
Cincinnati, and leave the Queen City,
la mhM I had become so warmly at
tached by ray residence, there was a
syptom in my breast that gave to think
that even yet, there was a tender chord,
which if touched, would cauee the loun
tsin to be mored.
The first day's run, lay across Indiana,
Wit the Capital. At Lafayette, I rcshippi
ed, or perhaps mora properly for a preach
er, digressed from my route, and spent
Saturday, Sabbath and Monday until
noon, nt the residence of the sister of a
friend (?) (You need not ask no ques-
lions here), suffice to say that this next
Btsrt was rather harder than the first
But on the promise of her parents that
they would take care of her until ray re
turn, I lefl for tbe West. 1 readied
Chicago tbe following morning, Tuesday,
the 21, inst., in time for breakfast, after
which I called on an college friend, now
a lawyer of Chicago, and in his compa
ny, I took in "the city of the lake."
There arc many fine buildings and places
of interest here, but as I am in haste for
the great plains and mountain ranges, I
shall not tarry long here. I took a berth
in the sleeper on the Chicago, Burling
ton & Quincy U. R. , and at 10 oclock, re
tired in the depot at Chicago, and awoke
at 6 iu the morning, two hundred miles
away. I looked through my window and
found that we were approaching the
Mississippi river, at Burlington Iowa.
Of course I mu6t be up in time to see the
"Father of Waters.' During the day we
passed the great State of Iowa, and I
amused myself with watching the broad
lieldd and other grain, and noticing the
civilization as it was represented in the
people who hnd gathered iu groups at
the stations along the way. At night we
approached Council Bluff, it city of 1,200
Imputation, three miles cast of the Mis
souri river, named from the council belt!
here in 1S04, between the explorers, Lew.
is and Clark, and the Indians. Here w.
come to the beginning of the Union Pa
cific It R. We watted an hour for n
transfer train to Omoha, Neb. This is a
city of 20,000 population, and is impor
tant as being tbe head quarters for the
U. P. R. It , and aUo for the Army of
West Several important factories are
located here, the chief one being a smelt
ing works, with a capacity of working
twenty-five tons of ore per day, and
jielding in gold, silver and lead about
1,000,000 annually. We were admon
ished here that we must open our purse
liberally ; my ticktt from Owaha cost
J 100, my trunk cost $15 for extra weights
and our berth in the sleeper cost 2 per
day extra, and all meals, $1 each. But
we soon forgot this draft upon our trcasi
ury, for we find ourselves in the midst of
the great plains of the West The re
gion devastated by grasshoppers and
abounding with the life peculiar to the
prairies. We now forget all the stilted
formalities of city etiquet, and chat freely
to anyone we meet, whether gentleman
or lady. 1 was impressed with the quan
tity and quality of the oat fields along
the way jh rough Nebraska, and I asked
a farmer at one station what oats were
bringing, he raid the best threshed grain
was worth 10 cents per bushel. One in'
cident of the day An old Mormon priest
who sat opposite me, observed that "the
people along here didn't seem to have
enough cattle to eat their grass." If
Abraham and Lot had continued in part
nership in the cattle business, their herds
would have been inadequate to the task.
We passed thousands of cattle feeding
along the way ; and at times tbe grass
would cover them. An Episcopal der
gyman from Philadelphia, observed that
he had not seen any prairie dogs. He
supposed they were aa large as the cur;
when we had passed through many nuns
dreds of thes cunning little creatures du
ring the day ; when we stopped for sup-.
per at Grand Island, there was a huge
moetifT lying near the hotel, and I called
his attention to the dog as a fine speci
men of the prairie dog, (being on the
prairies), and to my surprise the gentle
man took It all in, and began to moralize
on the strange habits of tbe animal
when I had to tell him that the prairie
dog was not bb large as a common cat,
Soon after supper we retired for rest and
sleep. The travel of tbe night lay across
the plain, with nothing of interest, so
we slept soundly. When we awoke in
tbe morning, we were cneaseu in such a
fog that nothing could be seen now and
then we passed a man asleep by the side
of the road : tramps walk all day aud
lie down on tbe sand, miles from any re6
iilencr, with no guard save a bottle of
gin, which we saw standing by the head
of each sleeper passed The only trace
of man civilized was now and then at
great intervals we would see a loneh
cabin, or a wagon in camp. After break'
fast I went to the engineer and asked for
the privilege of riding on the engine.
He said it was against the orders of tbe
road to allow anybody ride there, but
looked like a clever sort of a fellow, I
ride if I could stand tbe cold. He said
if I had Southern blood 1 would freeze to
KENTUCKY, SEPT. 26, 1877.
death.; This was an adroit way he had
of finding oat my politics. Do to defeat
him iu that, I told htm that I was a
Southern man with Northern blood, and
plenty of it, at that He said he guested
then I wouldn't freeze. I sat on the cow
catcher, just under the headlight on the
forward part of the engine, ami rode un
til noon, passing perhaps one hundred
miles. Occasionally we would come to a
herd of cattle on the track, and I would
climb around on top of the engine back
of the smoke stack, so if there was any
cattle to be ditched, I didn't wont to be
with them. I had a fine vitw of the
country. Passed harvest fields with three
men on the machine binding the grain
as it was cut, literally taking the grain
from the sickle and binding it in sheaves
before it touched the ground. Here, near
Cheyenne we saw our first emiurant train
of wagons. The camp was formed by
standing the wagons in such a position
as to form a circle; and the people sleep
in the ring thus formed, protected from
the wind and the etock tramping around.
The wagons were coupled two and two,
and four yoke of oxen or as tnauy spans
of mules hitched to the front wagon. I
asked if the team could not draw mors if
all the load were on one wagon instead of
two, and was told that the reason for
having two wagons was, that often they
got stuck in the eaud or mire, and would
have to unload a part of the load which
was olten a difficult task. But having
two wagons, they uncoupled them, left
one wagon and hauled one out, and then
return with hi team and take the other
out Another nigbl baa come and gone,
and we are now on the summit oi the
Rocky mountains. Sherman is a station
on the summit named in honor of Gen.
Sherman, who was the tallest officer of
the Army. We are now on the highest
point on to route, 8,242 feet above the
level of the tiea. One would not know
that he is on a mountain-top, but for the
rarity of the air. As the approach bos
been so gradual and over such eyen
ground, that we can't realize the change
of altitude. Again I take my seat on
the engine, and have to turn my back to
get my breath. The winds are high and
so very rare that facing them I can't
breathe with comfort. Many who cross
the mountains experience great difficulty
owing to poor lungs; not infrequently
people die in the cars for want of breath.
several in our car were surprised to find
their noses bleeding simply from breath-
ng. We have ou two engines, as the
grade has been so heavy, aud I am on the
forward one. We passed a wagon drawn
by nine spans of Mules. We have past
cd through Wyoming, and saw nothing
of noi nrniM rnrU and mountains
being the rcenery. Off to our left, to the
South, we see the snow-capped peaks
sticking their heads into the clouds, the
snow gives them a venerable appearance
One feature of this region was the Flat
head Indians that throng the Stations to
beg for bread or curds or ornaments. Tbe
meu are rather low of statue, compactly
built, and their heads uniformly flattened
from the brows npward and uniformly
backwards. They are dressed in Govern
ment pants or buckskin breeches, with
unusually red flannel shirts, it being their
favorite color, and heavy blabkets drawn
about them closely as though it was cold
weather; now and then one has a hat with
long plumes of feathers in it The women
are dressed in course cotton frocks, poor
ly made, and do bustles or lacings. They
are about square from their heads to
their feet I saw several with their pa
pooses tied on their backs. That is, thiir
child strapped to a board, or encased in
a bottle-shaped basket, and buckled be
tween their shoulders, back to back, as a
knapsack is carried. Thus the bands
were free to carry other freight I saw a
party of them playing cards they sat
around in a circle on a blanket spread
upon the ground. The players would
slam down the cards with as much ear-
nestuess a a blacksmith would strike the
hot iron, and they seemed to take no no
tice of the passengers who took advan
tage of a stop of the train to witness an
Indian game ol carda, and tht money ly
ing in the blanket showed that tiny did
not play for amusement alone, but that
they mean "business." Tha daya have
passed and it is Sunday, and now before 1
describe our Sunday, let mo stop to say a
word about our party. When I entered
the car at Omaha, I did not know a soul
in the long train (seven cars). But I
have already intimated that the stiff rules
of society were laid aside, so we soon had
organized a new society entirely, and all
our neighbors were friends, although
strangers to each other. One young lady
has lived in Chicago, and is now going to
San Francisco lo see her parents, who
have moved there two months ago. One
ia the wife of a Presbyterian clergyman
in Carson City (named for Kit Carson),
Nevada, and is on her return from a visit
home in the East One is a resident of
San Francisco, who went to the Centen
nial last year, spent four months in study
ing art in the Exposition, and boa been in
New York City since studying music and
painting; she is an interesting character.
Another is a bride on her return from a
trip through Europe. This is the female
portion of tbe crew, and as the male por
tion predominates, I will describe them
no farther than to say, one was an Episs
copal clergyraoy, one a Jesuit priest, one
n Baptist minister, ono a Mormon
priest, and myself representing the Metb
odist church. Of tho rest were both
"Jews and Gentiles,' and every point of
tbe compass was represented, but all
mingled more or less together. This is
the list in the "sleeper" only, in which wo
are quartered, We know nothing of tbe
rest ot the train. One or two of the gen
tlemcn (not the Mormon, however,) and
myself took an interest in the ladies, and
- awn, u.u.wc. uu9bll,, lUUn.lfcUlCU
a glee club, which furnished entertain
ment lor the rest of the crowd and the
railroad conductors, porters, Ac We
sang from the "Swanee River" to the end
of the list of comic, serenade, and sacred
Letter Tram Indiana.
CBAwroxnsviLLS, ID., Sept 10, 1877,
Crawfordsvill is situated on the waters
of Sugar creek, forty-four miles from the
State Capitol, and is the county seat of
Montgomery county. Our rail road fa'
cilitiss ara good, having three roads
through the city. The population Is es-
timated at 7.000. The city is well im-
proved in most every way, and surround
aI liv rood tannine lands, prairies on the
north, ana timber on the south. Uur
public schools are of tbe very best, be
sides the Wabash Male College, which is
known lo be one of the best institutions
of its class in the West The College
will open on the 12 inst, with some three
hundred students, entire capacity for
from 400 to 500 students. Then are
preparations being made to enlarge the
building this Fall Tbe compass con'
tains twenty acres of forest trees of large
file. The ground is thickly set with
blue graaa, and provided with gravel
walks, making a very desirable place of
report in the hot summer. Crawords-
ville has many other advantages.
Morton still lives.
The corn in this county is good.
Wheat averagea about nineteen bush'
els lo the acre in this eonnty.
Charley Fraley brought to town a spe
cimen of.Early Rose potatoes from a half-acre-patch,
which yielded about one
hundred bushels. The specimens will
measure from six to eight and one-half
inches in leogth,(can Old Kentucky beat
The fruit prospects in this country this
Fall is not very flattering. The apple
crop is hardly sufficent to supply boms
demand. Peaches are almost & total
failure, while of grapes, we hare about
half an average crop. Mr. Geo. Hut ton,
who has one of the largest vineyards in
tbe county, on which he has sometimes
raised four tons of grapes, says he will
not have two tons tqis year, but what he
has are very nice, however.
Dr..J. B. Wassen, of Lexington, Ky.,
delivered a lecture on the Holy Land,
lost Tuesday night, at Center church, ac
cording lo previous announcement Mr.
Wassen is an interesting talker, He ex
hibited a number of interesting relics
from the East, among which were some
dead sea aro-'-i alvl uvui mmhm
and Dead sea, tbe latter has twenty-six
percent of saline matter, and some beau
tiful shells, which he had picked up on
the shores of the Red sea, and other cu
riosities engraved, which he hod ob
tained at Nazareth and Bethlehem. He
concluded with an interesting statement,
relative to the foundations of Solomon's
temple which baa recently been uncov
ered. Mir.
Died In Hancock county, Ky., near
the Ohio county line, Sept. 10th, 1877, of
consumption, Alfred U, Nevill, in the
fifty-seventh year of his age.
Brother Nevill was born in Shelby
county, on tho 13th of Julr. 1821. In
tbe year 184b he joined the United Bap
tist Church, at Christianburgb, Shelby
county, and lived a devoted Christian un
til death. In the year 1847 he was mar
ried to Miss Louisa Baker. In the year
1874 he moved to Daviess county, where
he lived till March 10th, 1877, when he
moved to Hancock county where he died.
In lttiU be joined the Urder or Odd Fel
lows at Lawisnort. Hancock county.
Owing to the distance, thirty miles, the
Lodge could not pay their brother their
last tribute! of respect He said he wo
willing to die that he aad respected the
law of God aud his country, had always
dealt honest with his fellow-mortals, and
had nothing to fear. He then took leave
of his faithful wife and to bis children he
gave them, separately, his parting in
structions, wuhing ihetu to live as he
had, an honor to their bod and country.
His funeral sermon was preached at his
house, September 12th, by the Rev. Cbas.
B. Phillips, after service, his remains
were taken to the grave-yard on the form
known as the Elijah Smith farm, near
Fordsvill. Ohio county, and interred near
his sister. Mrs. Amelia Truman, wife of
tbe late JS. A. iruman.
Tossed no more on life's rough billow,
All the storms of sorrow fled,
Death hath found a quiet pillow
For tht faithful Christian's friend.
Shelby Sentinel please copy.
Letter from Xlsal.
Bcckmiv, Ma, Sept 10, 1877.
Please accept this order for two dollars
and excuse me for not sending it sooner,
and please to continue to send me the
Hartford Htuu. My old friend,
that gives me all the news of
my old Kentucky home. Tell your sub
scribers that our prospects are good
for "hog and hominy' for another year.
We have tbe finest crops of tobacco in
Missouri, that were ever raised here be
fore, about one-half of which is cut
There will be corn enough raised here
this year to do Missouri two years. Our
cattle, horses and mules are fine and fat
on the range and a fine mast
There was a fire in New Cambria, Ma
con county, eight miles east of Bucklin,
on tbe H. ami St. Joseph Railroad, Tues
day night last, burning the most business
portion of the town. I have not heard
the amount of the Iom.
A boy sixteen years old was sent to
the Penitentiary trom this place, last
week, for stealing.
Our town is in a flourishing condition,
more improvements going on than has
been for several years.
Our respects to all old friends, and in
particular, to the Ueramj.
N. F. Arduckle.
NO. 38.
department teill bt condvetal
W. L. II A YfKlNS,
There arc more ccaool master than
Not every good scholar is a good
Every good teacher b a student.
All who are school voters are patrons
when a tax ia levied.
A child who has been reported in one
district, and is removed to another before
school is taught, hu all the rights of a
Hear patiently every little tale of woe
that a child brings lo yon, and then ser
enade it (the child) into a good humor.
O" II thn. aMnni1lsl mom Iu tV
way of preserving harmony than by acres
of switches.
Be polite to yoor pupils and they will
be polite to you, for politeness is conta
Are there many common school teach
ers in yonr county? A good many, sir,
that are very common.
Malcolm Mclntire and W:L. Hawkins,
ith the commissioner, arc the exam
ining board of Ohio county.
The regular days for examination are
the first Saturdays in raeh month. Ex
animations will be held on other daya if
a majority of the board can be procared.
A teacher who get drunk on Satur
day, though sober all the rest of the
week, haa been adjudged of defective
moral character.
Should the boys and girls be allowed
to play together at recess T Under the
supervision or the teacher, yes. Why
Thanks are hereby tendered my pnpils
for the many nice presents of fruit and
flower I bare received from them.
We, and by we I mean Miss Prudie
and I. were invited by Miaa Marine
King to partake of a dinner at the Hart
ford Hoose, on last Wednesday, in honor
of her birthday. We enjoyed the occas
ion hugely, aa may well be iaagined by
anyone acquainted with the young lady
or her talented mother, or with the kind
of dinners gotten p by Mr King
Such attention from a pupa! is gratify
ing. May ska live to give a thousand
such dinners, and we, to enjoy thsra.
Mr. Charlie Kimbley appeared before
tbe august body of tbe Ohio County ex
aminers, and got a flrat-elass first grade.
While thechoirsing "On Jordon's stormy
banks," we extend the right hand of fel
lowship. It will be seen from G. C. Wedding's
commnnteation to day that he wift ravor
my school with a lecture. The public
are invited to attind.
The Texas school per canita thia ar
will be $4. 50 to each dud!!, arainat $2.82
last year. Courier-Journal.
Wonder If they have teachers enough?
If they have not, we could spare lots and
hare enough left
Pick. W. L. Hawtixs,
Pantcirju, Hartford Saxtxaar.
II AxrroxD, Kt.
Sir Your invitation to addrera the
school over which you have control is re
ceived, aad I accept the invitation, and
will lecture before your school, at the
Courthouse, in Hartford. Ky.. on .the
12th day of October, 1377, at 3 o'clock,
p. x.
Accept my heart-feft obligations for the
consideration you have paid me, and I
promise to nse the little ability I may
have to interest yonr school on the day
mentioned. Very respectfully,
Gao. a Winona.
The hoars for electloo on the question
of district taxation are between 9 A. X.
ami 9r.il I have been asked if this
means that the election Bast ba kept
open from 9 until 5. I certainly think
so, except necessary recess for dinner.
There must also be notices of time and
place, posted fifteen days previous to
election, in three prominent places in tbe
There may be a difference between a
school master and a school teacher.
There are not as many teachers as school
Trustee wanting a good lady teacher,
by application to me, will hear of one
whom I can heartily recommend.
I want the name of every teacher in
Ohio county, with grade and class of cer
tificate, and P. O. Will teachers give
ms this information. Pleas state wheth
er employed or unemployed.
I do not propose to devote this column
to parsing, nor to solving arithmetical
A Tbcstxx. No: becanse the boy
was reported in another district before re
moval into yours, ia no reason that he
shonld not attend the school free of cost
when the teacher ia to get the "draw
money and day scholars.'
TiAcnxx. Whipping a child three
years old for talking aloud in school
would fill Sitting Bull with disgust, and
set him to pawing.
I. O. Your idea is correct So much
arithmetic in country schools ia unmiti
gated humkug.
P. T. Subscribe for the Herald ard
you will get nil the information you
want on that subject. You will find both
your questions answered ia the issue of
the 19th of Sept
a. a. Ask yonr teacher. 1 am puz
zled enough to keep this column going,
without trying to answer such puzzles as
Of the teacher who sets out to suppress
all whispering, I would say in the lan
guage of the darkey preacher: "Blessed
am dey what specks nuffin for dsy aint
gwin ter be diserplnted.
"Well, Johnny, do yon know your his
tory lesson X'
"Who discovered America 1'
-Dan'l Boone!"
,$ 1.00.
$ l.SPf
1 Ii
1 Col.
1 Col.
I Col
One Inch of ipaee eonitltates a iqnar'
rRerisfie.VAi. vaxbh.
Hisav o. McatxaT,
San. a. HILL.
v -,. .
Will nraetieeln Ohio anil a-H-ialnr conn tic
and in rh. Canrl of Appeals of Keataokj.
i noi'ij. .
r. v. MoRGAjr. '
(OBea weit ef eoertaeoae ever XaniwIcx'Jk;
Hall's itore.
Will practice In lafarier and "periar Marts
ef this commonwealth
Special at-teatl.a ijvia ta imii la bsal-
raptey. . . . .
oblif.all parties at all time.,
Hartford, Xy.
w. !: swzx-xit."
Will practice their profession ,ia In,
Ohia cotintr Circuit Coart and'mrtas
Court of Appeal of SentseJty.l ,
OFFICE Waat side oi Marketite.l f
near courtVouaa.
(County Jsij-) '-
Prompt attsntlea gives to lb eellsctloa at
elalmi. OHea in the coarthooael
a. n. viim.
a. imn;
Special attention given to litalnlngDIicnarx-
aad Real Estate Agent,
Prompt attention riven to tha eolleetlna af
slainu. Will bay, sell, lease, or rest lands or
mineral privileges oa reasonable terms, trifl.
write deeds, mortgages, leases, Aa.,aad at-'
tend to Uetiar, aad paying taxis oxlaads b-
ave leiiiseaits t H i. i r
AtUraey aid C'eHaselsr at Lair,
Will attend to all basin ea eongde&teu. - '
is care in the inferior and superior eerta4 '
of the Comraoawealth. . j
t&" Office opposite Court Hmm aer.r'
the Post 0c. n40-ly. .. -r..
1S9 rifUt aire
Traetitioner of Dentistry in all it dr .
partments. Tbe prettiest set of ArtigX
cial teeth at Ten and 1 welve Dollars per
. x . . . . 1 an -w
sci. czirscunc ieeia cams, xdirge rs
dnctioa from old prises in Ailing.
dor. of Alas
i eUtor ha
lbea In bt
family for
sea. time,
aad I asa
penoad .4
iitlsa val
fable addi
tion to Ua
WrJieal aclaaee." Governor J. Giu
EHoatifn, Alabama,
"I have nsed the Rera'ator la my
family for tb part leventeea yearr.
I eaa fafely racommaad it to tbo
world as the beat medlela. I bar
ever aid for tbat elaas of diseases It
parporta to eun." II. . Tatars,
fr.fi Jen t of City Bank.
"Siaataona Liver Regulator has
proved a gnd aad eSealoas medl- '
elne." C. A.Xrmxe, Braggift.
We have Keen acquainted with Dr.
Simmon. Liver Medielaa for mora
than twenty yean, and know It to bo
tha beat Liver Regulator ofered to the
pabll&T M. R. Lvo-i and II- L.
Lvoa, Balletantainc, Oa.
Tbs Brvrtoir of liver oomnlaint ara
aneaslnaas aad pal a la the ilds.
Sometimes the pais ia la tha shoulder
and is hist Alia for rheumatism.
The stomseh Is affected with laa o
Arrrrrra and slekaeit, bonii la gen
eral cosrira, sometimes alternatiag
lax. Tho huad is troubled with pat),
sad dull, heavy aeniatloa, eonsldara
bloLooa or MavoaT accompanied &s
palatal sensation of hATiog lirr vx
dak something which eaght to her.
beta don. Often complaining of
weaksaas, Dtiiirrr and low spirits,
Som.tlnaa ausv of the above ajmp
tome attend tha disease, aad at other
timet rerv faw ef them, bat tha tnu
U geiteeaUy ah. oagan most lavotved.
Boy a 'Powders or Prepared SIMMCX&.
L1VKR REGULATOR unlesj In onrengraTea ,
wrapper with TfaOO Jaajk, stamp ami bigai.
tares unbroken. 'Hoae'other is genuine.
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