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STANFORD. LINCOLN COUNTV, KENTUCKY, FlilDAY, N0V1.MM1 8, 187
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Ina Ikp aw riarM llmalrlr.
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A aruaw aat Mpuanina Umf tnd ' i
Vaatonia iitt aa a wife anl motl.rr,
Tirdair .ha ia nvkina lo ami fn.
A traitMU wMfiw In wrel. and vnr.
Mmf if tkf Httrrm
Fifteen year ago. In little a valh y on
the bauka of the I'pper Haerauunito, J rapidly her. Cuter thaa bia lor in her
there dwelt a remnant of the once pew- j wikl imaginiiiga aha kinked upon him aa
erul tribe of Taarhnataa. But little ia ( herOodaml worahippeil him accordingly,
knowa of the hi. lory of the tribe, i-et rhe taught him a dialect by which they
that they were far above tha average . could exchange thought and give c
1 'alifomia Imlian in all that in veata the ! peeaaion to tips heart yeaxumga wliioh
ahariginal character with arnliment and ! ove whelmed them. He taught her a
rnwianea. They were wild, fierce ami ea-' few anatrhea of lave tonga and inetrurted
renliagly warlike, ami far yean bad held her in the (tret rudiment oi' tlie Rngliah
HiMliapuUtl piaarofl of the reytin over-
baiked by the anew-rlad dome of Mount
Hhaata. The aaeinory of thia tribe hna
lieen immortaNinl by a wild, wienl
mauth' u from tlie n uf Orrvn'a
Ling haiml and eccentric verifier -Ji-uia
Miller who, in hia youth, epent
nearly a year in thi-ir cmipany, reaitling
in tin wigwam of the chief, and hunting
and Ahhg with tha young warrior.
I'hia nnianUc inciileiit ia the Kierra anng
atcr ia it generally known ; but when
the fu i are fully recorhil, hia aliiiin r
wilkuai at no Voa lo account fiir the in
aiiration whick guided hi pen through
teat maaea of aaMw tlHHigbl ami mourn
ful Kncy ahicngare birth to "Tlie laat
vIMbe faachaataa.
Ttic mrra fiiot uivk.
I i re it waa that
Miller firat fill tlie
a:ueuing of the tender paaeion, i nd
here, it waa tliat he firat anauaeil into be
lag tut love of one who elung to biui
even unto d.tli. Hi. was a dark-eyed,
raveu-luiired creature, with a wealth ol j
love ami affection whk-h she lavished up-
on the ailvenlurer. J.aviuia Millers
treatment of this poof aaruge girl reflerta
but little credit uiaui llu) soul of ao in
ten a being as he. It finds a parallel
in his subsequent demeanor toward tlie
fairer haired and more cultured bring
w ho bears his name and shares (at a dis
tance) tlie glory that is hia. Tlie two
inclement confirm the impmwiou that,
after all, poets raw da very i.wan things
in a very practical way.
Til rtHKT MIKTiail.
As the story goes, Miller waa at one
time stockaokler. or nelhing of the
kind, iu ritakiyou county. On day in
attending to sou cattle in the aoutlieru
part of tlie county he came acrow a party
of threw young Indian. Believing tliat
tbey were on a eattle shailing expnlition
be fired at them to frighten them away,
but unfortunately they didn't acare worth
a cent, and in about twoaiiuutc the dis
ciple of eattle herding and poetry found
himself bound hand and foot, with an
I. L..ll LL .1 1. .L. . L .
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of hi leg. The next morning U fore
.labreak b was la the In.lian eamp a
prisoner. Not knowing what was to he
hit fkte, bliml with anger and inortiikaV
tioo, and tufkriug Intensely from bis
wound. Miller lay upon bit blanket the
Very picture of despair.
It was while be waa in tbis condition
that be first met the waman who was to
exercise tuck aa in duettos upon bit dW
tiny.
TUB IKMAM HAUIEM.
Kb was Um daughter of aa old eh let
of the tribe, young not over eighteen
and at beautiful at aa an gal's dream.
Miller in his poeas draws th following
picture of tor 1
"Hard kjr atuad la war eliief 'a daunlitar,
Tailar Ikaa th laaaal'd corn,
HwawUt tksn Ik kiaa af viraia,
Had as ami swart sur of worn,
lUlf daaaat, kali lurk.
Robed ia akiaa mi atripsd paallwr,
Lioiiuj louarl; M th sir,
VTilk a fA s skaUe of aorrow,
And tits lkWkayllialaid,karl
. MeaUed ia a atoraa ml hair.
With hr stripad rubaa amnnd kar,
IVu n'.l k sagl'. beak,
Kinful al.a by las atataly cbUftala,
rroul mid pai
liar tjraa wars black, bar fan waa brown:
liar hiatal vara bars, tad Utar fell down
Hash wasltk f hls, it alaiaat kid
Th two, la its rbh jauy lid
Wkkh I kaal auewliaa hua forbid,
TtMjr wees lisksr, fuller tkr
Tbsa say polished brosus aiw,
And riches- tbsa say gold. .'
(as bar brswa araaa and bar brows
War bono, as gold aad gyklsa kwaate,
Rutif b hamasae'd (Ms th viruta soil,
to kaavy, Ibeji timid bold a bum."
FITt THEM lOV.
The aieileu tlien taw the captive and
'ty'7 " I" wont out lii pity
I f'r bis un rings. fh utimkahI hi. fast-
(tulip, drowfl Ma WiXimls, anil plra.le.li
' with her father tr hit safity. Her ei-
fort were not in vain. For duya ami
""" """' r"r""7n"ioiitaKnin. An a inn rook, ami hirried
'lays site was unremitting in hirattcn
ti.sns ami kiu.lness, and in a month Mill-
r'i wound waa rnt;rely hralol and he
brthmiehl Uiu) of hia future. The trila).
tlifi"j;h the iiilerreioii of tlie (rirl, off
ered him taJe conduct hack to hi caf
tlo herd, lut nmf strange invisible
power aeemaJ t, hIJ him, and weeka
went hy, fimliiiR him at tl.rircl-aw atUla
gih-at of the Tatt huataa. He knew the
rirl loreithlm wilillr, anl he knew alao
tnai v ieava ner wou.n eoat him a hittor
pai.R, m na nnpn.i na, even apnin-t hi
tub rxTruXAl. axxcTlnif.
Tlie old chief walcbcl the pr-tgrcae of
etenta with a calm aerenily and aloic in
difterenee wnrlhr nl" a . I p 1 1 10 JU.pi.
no hint that a pale fa- -, ..-in-law would
be acceoUble or di,tu.n,,il a het .hu-l.
Miller viewed with a gnat deal of inner
aatifaction. Hie love of the two ripened
tongue. lie filled her mind with plow
Ing picturea of civiliiation, far beyond
; the mighty range of anow oovereil motin-
and ahe liatened a Iih
alourbiug iiitemt to all he told lin. of
the great world, of which ahe kn n wo
little and be ao much.
thu roRiafT mmiALa.
And an the gram auinmer wore away,
ami gave place In goldcu autumn. Joa
quin still lingered ia tba hoailabla wig
wam, with no other thought than to baak
in tha aunlight of the Imlian maklen'e
mile !Tie had liewihlcred him wi:h
her artico gtacc, and- bewildered hia
I reaann with the pamionate love ahe ao
fm. IM . , a r . . a. a l: 1 . 11
ii" it . ion.. im nn nun no nil
in all to her, her workl, her (iud.
Hhe
hml no word for anr but the nale faced.
: ,, k.irml .ir....r..r .A . ih ,.,l,i t
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aught i.ive bia Welfare and hliiino.
A ud ao one day tliey were nini ried. Not
within the maaaivr atone walla .it a aplcn-
IHidenihp.lr.1 will, a n.r......lr.l.rolird
vrUmt u, nttlm,e ovor ft,w for(U8j
worj, mM mi.iel. Kut up as a moral
,r.ro.r.l U,t U...ih th hnp.
safeguard, but beneath the broad branches
of a mighty oak, with no cy save that
of the Ureal Spirit Uam them nor any
Voices save thua of tli chirping beetle
vid ailver-Umed hinU to blesa their union.
Miller in Inter years haa told us this
liout the brklal guests and wedding fes
tivities: TUs kills were bruwa, the kt-avi-na wure hlue.
A woailiaeker noandrd a pine lop shell,
Whilr apartri'lfawhiatM ikr whole day Ihm'
For a rmliliit lo danra in lha rnapiarvl,
And a irray irrouae drumued, 'All's Alra well V
Till (ILOKIOfS nOXtrHCKIN.
For the next month there was but one
heaven for Jinvjuin Miller, and that was
inaide the old chief s wigwam. The fnwt
came, and tlie young warriors made up
hunting parties to go oft and secure the
winter's supply of provision ; but Miller
refused, ou all occasions, to accompany
tbeai. He sat for hours at a time gaxiiig
into tli liquid depths of his duaky part
ner' a-nrpkl atarlr mvmti P i w I K I nn Liv n.
- J.i
happioea. save when in her presence,
tb. old chief toon becam aware of the
turB j. hii domealic aJfiiirs, but seemed
to view tha matu r iu a verv nhilosonb-
ical sense. He treated Miller well, and
regarded him aa affectionately at a father
could bia own son, although ha wondered
that tin pala far could to long 0011 tent
biiutelf away from hia home and kin
dred. The winter oaine and wrtit, and
still Miller lingered by the side of hia
forest briile, though an interested obser
ver would have looked in vain for the
same paaaionate utfivtiou that held sway
in the beginning.
THI MKkllMAa.
Their hive hud enwaed the meridian of, excluded from the control of tneaniverai
happiness, and the young couple began ties of Italy, and thereby deprived of one
to look Uin each other aa a matter of of their chief uwtrunienU of power, are
course. A quiet indifference sprang up aiming to atone, in tome measure, for
on bis part, which boded no good to tlie 1 their lost by establishing boarding house
confiding child of nature ho had placed ' convenient to the institutions of learning,
bur trust in him her fate in his keeping, where tlie student may board and still iie
He no longer aat at her fbut or pillowed . ket under altraiuoutaue Uitluenoet. Th
hit head In her lap at eventide, but aat ! liberty of the boerden will not bt luter-au-t
at eveutide gauing into vacancy, 1 fere.! with, "except that tbey will bt ob
bia thought far, far away, among th liged to oonfbrni to certain wise rogula
ranches of Siskiyou, or the pleasures of 1 tious, and especially to obey tbo 00m
tbe City of the Hot. Ile longed for a ' maiwliuent of the church."
change aud began to look upon the poe-
tibility of a iratloo from hit bride
with a feeling akin to tatiafnc-tion. The
wife taw all this, but in ber uiuooeuoe
taw nothing to give her alarm, liusiik
tlie already felt something which, when
told Iter lord, she knew would fill hit
very soul with Joy, and draw him closer
to bar. - '
Ta'i wu or A row's uivk.
On night there was a great commo
tion iu the wigwam. The old chief and
old chief and
both husOlial
1 1 a Tr
the loug haired pH wore
out iu tbvjuidnik'lil air and left to shiver ,
Trj"a'
j of Iixlmn women,
"WrtnliM lmii low- klhrr."
i hdrrmllr rml in and hurrieil'v ied
, RRnjn
whisper pornod between thcin, ai I mra
teri.ms eerrnimiif seemed to lie jrnitignn
within the sacred portal.. A the aim
lifted ita (foMrn halt above the .now
crested rlitla of the Njcrr.is, a pbiintive
wail grated curiously, liny, prrhapa a
little harahlv nnon tlienu of a ml fared
I lulener without. In anotli-r hour an
Lm woman ama-ared in the doorwa and
beikoncJ to .Miller tliat he might enter,
UIo WPllt in .lfcl ,,,xi,u,ir .ppmarhe.!
.), Liar ll wher. U ..ar.,, . ..
cifur wnioght LLsuket, the little pink
I V . . --I I
faceJ, bUkydUkeu of hi. early afloc-
THK BKI ABATIOX
AnJ now Joaquin Ikxmiiio .till mora
doairou of putting an end to the rr
' uf 3"r, mI retur" f
I mon 10 ,he ,ren of h" f"ruK'' llfo-
ilia wua a rvaui-fj, roving, uundiauiM.
and, lUe aw.Uioent of hia yowif auaioa
gone, it could 00 longer brook hum
drum exiatence in the wikl home of the
foreat.
"ile waa no eiimmiaj mould of mind,
llul made fir aetHHi, HI or ;
i"nt in another laad aad rrn.,
Ilia reiki., rotleaa will had urea
A carat or hbaeiag lo hi. kind."
One day he went up to hia duaky mate
and tkl her he waa going on a viait to
hor great dark c. aa the announcement
1 111a irwwra w niaaiyou. inui nnwi in
full upon her can, for aomcthing within
aermH to any :
Ho heir aiy hat day haa it. Hiot,
And kef II end.
Hlie gaaed long and enmeetly into the
deep blue eyes before her, but could get
no comfort from them, tr they were
on! t aa atone and aa unimpaaainned a
the rocky crag behind her wigwam. 80
with a mute npwal lor mercy, the threw
berarnia wildly about him and aubbdiui
if her heart would brenk. But it made
no ditR reuce. Miller was determined to
go, ami kiing her brow, he gently put
her away from him, and giving one luck
j at his tluky 'little daughter, strode out
into the sunlight and wended his way to
ward the North.
RKTKIBITIIIX.
That, so fur aa is known, was the last
JiMipiin Miller ever saw of his tawny
foreat bri.lt . Years pruned away. He
met, wedded and dcMrrted the lady whose
letter in recital of her wrongs, ha made
her as famous in literature as the poet
himself; hut he never again acknowl
edged the Indian woman, who out of tlie
depth of her great love hail borne him a
child. Not a great while ago, tliut little
child, bom in the foreat gloom, came into
his piMHvMoir. How, exactly when or
where, does not appear, but it is still liv
ing and culls Jtaxjuin Miller "Father."
She it now fifteen yean old, and is living
in Son Frnnciaco, supported from the po
et's purse. HJie is described a? strikingly
beautiful. She has her mother's deep,
dark eyes, and wealth of raven hair, and
her father's clear, Caucaasian skin. Her
neighbors call her the beautiful Kjxuiixh
girl, for they know not her romantic his
tory ; but to her own immediate friends
she is known as the poet's gifted child.
It is but justice to Miller to say that
he is exceedingly fond of her, and does
everything iu bis power to make her
happy. He has provided for her educa
tion, and she already shows traces of tliat
genius which has made her father famous
and herself proud and huppy to be culled
his, though Um ohild of love only.
THS LAST TAtX-HAHTA.
Of her mother nothing is known. The
ci 'd herself bos but little recollection of
bei , end says the only picture the ran
recall of her early yean, it the memory
of a tad, sad face, and a weary, desolate
home in a hut on the banks of the Sacra
mento, "Vi r!iikld and bruwa t a bag of leather,
A pquaw aila Moaning Inn- and low,
Yeatenlav ah waa a wile and mol. ir.
To-day ahe ia rot-king her to and ftu,
A daaoUle aniow ia weeilaand wuc.N
T. ...f- V . ,. k.- i
A vomo lawyer of Havannah, (ieor
gia, lately rode fifteen miles in the cars,
walked three more, rode uinetuea miles
ou bortrlajkck, extuiiued seven wiUswaes,
agued and won two eases, wrote a deed
and returned to hit borne between the
hour of 7 In th morning aud 4 in tli
afternoon. . ...
A rtararrtAX
X pst saa be aiaur uy diaaolv-
Lns mm eioja
ant alum la a aaast uf warm
water I wken uld sitd Hour SMouab lo IMaS
1 11 Hi o sauianra uf eraaas Itvtui hut into u t
, half a ipwaaM4i'ilurnain. Hull ii 10 a limner
,,M-,:,' '"'"' " ' ''"' ,il'kTP I
:' twelve nuwih, and when dry aiay be
.fbti an lik.u r.
iu ll gloom of the early morn.
IIM.KIIOt MInY.RAV RK.IHD
! Fnpp iha Ri.w liaj flrppa Pnti.:;fap- '
j thk invKXTOa; or .ii.i:mi.
.vlrait tlireeijnn-tm of a century ago
j there wna horn in Lenla, Kngliuid, a
i man namnl Timmaa ira) Hcarcely
anj tiling ia known of liiara . ly liiMory.
He waa, we believe, a poor collier., anu
living very ingrnioua, be ronwiveil the
idea of Im ilitating I lie tranaportation of
Pol rroia the .Mulilli ton f olliory to
leeih, n ilitnnre of three mi Ion, by
nieniia of a wirt of railway wl.ich ha oor.
atrurtod of wood. Upon ihia hu ora
moved at the rate of three and a-Lalf
oiile.i an hour, to tlie great merriment of
awleaiul diwrimiualing pulili-,"ho
I Inmrhrvl a( the ultA ol'a nil., mm primp
thing Try vigioollrri ud ,he
anprTMtionof lazlneaa. PoorOray thought
otherwise. Magnificent iaiona of future
railway, -luch aa are no r stupenjout
realitiea, loomed up before him, and he
began to talk in public of a general ayt
tom uf iron railroad. He waa, of caurae,
laughed at, and daclared a visionary,
monn-atruck fboL But the more Gray
contempbiled hb little railway, the more
firmly did he believe iu the practicabili
ty and imnienaeuacfuliieaa of hi cheme.
He saw in it all that la now realized, and
he raolved, In spite of tha ridicule, the
meers and rebuffs that men poured upon
him, to prosecute hi undertaking.
He petitioned the British Parliament
ami sought interest with all the great
men of tlie kingdom ; but all this had no
effect, exeejit to bring down, wherever
he went, the loud jeers and ridicule of
all classes. Htill ha persevered, and at
length engaged the attention of men of I
intelligence ami influence, who finally
embraced his views, urged his plana, and
the result ia before the world.
Thomas Uray, the inventor of rail
rvavls, who no longer ago than 120, was
laughed at fur ever mentioning the idea,
waa still living ten years ago, (and as far
we know, still lives,) in Exeter, Eng
land, u. the full realisation of hi grand
dJ aMr e hemes, for whk-h be waa de-
claml iswane only naif a century ago.
How much the world hat been benefitted
by hit insanity 1
TIIB BtTC.
Of all the bodies of the tparkling fir
mament, the aun posses fir u the
geatest interest. It site, together with
its influence which it exert upon our sys
tem, by tending fourth it light and
beat, add intenity to our interest in this
vast ami fiery orb.
It it the great central attractor of our
solar system aronnd which many inferior
workls move in order and unison. Its
diameter it about 880,000 miles, which it
112 time greater than that of the earth ;
and it mass b said to bt- 1,400,000
timet as great And if all the rest of
solar system were united in one body, the
sun would be the greater by fifty timet.
With these facta before tw, wr can have
but little conception of the vastnesa of
this wonderftil orb.
By aid of the telescope, dark spots
have been discovered upon the tun's disc,
which have been a subject of much curi
osity, as well a interest, to the astrono
mers, who still vary in opinion respecting
the nature of lb eat spots. Some suppiaw
them to be "top of jnouutaint 00 the
sun's turfuoe laid bare by the fluctations
in hit luminous atmosphere j such is the
opuiioa or lauande. Prof. Y Uaott, of
Olasgow, also suggest that they may be
vast excavations in the luminous Blatter
of the sun." But the true phpsieal nature
of the phenomena is still rather uncer
tain. One thing it rather peculiar rela
tive to these sputa, which ia this : They
vary in site and number at different
time.
It is said tliat from the year 1611 to
1629 the tun was known to be clear of
spots, exoept for a few days in December,
1G24. Prof.. Olmsted ttatat that
even a hundred are sometimes visible ;
but at other timet noue ar to b teen
whatever. Such waa tlie case between
the year of 1678 aad 164.
It is said, too, tliat the spots have been
known to break into pieces and disapsar
in a verysuWt time ialao that they ofteu
break out again in tlie same place, and
often in placet when noue were ever seen
before. It it suited that they have been
seen with the naked eye, aad, according
to Dr. Dick, such spot must have been
50,000 mile in diameter.
But very I! ille it known respecting the
physical nature of the suu. When it is
viewed through a teleeo it apiean to
be a mass of burning liquid, in a state of
violent ebullitiou. It was believed by
LaPltu to be in a state of actual eont
bustion, the spots hfing immense eavern
or craters, caused by the eruptions or ex
plosion of elastic fluid in the interior.
But this it not without both doubt and
eontradictioiis,
.Thia, however, is certain, it was won
derfully executed by a wonderful Execu
tor, and without it, life, kith animal and
vegetable, W ouM bt exsliuct.
Tinj DJtw.
Tke dw, CAtlebrated through all timet
aud ia every tougut for it eojaU uitlu-
ei.l - lUtu Bioaw Usauiiful and
" " ,u"
striking UluUratioa ol lb agwauy uf a-
ter in tlie ajmnomy of natira, and eahiln
ita nnt of tlmaa wiae and bountiful adap
tiona fcr wWh thewhleayatea of thingi,
animate and inanimate, ia fitted and
Iwund togLtlnr. All bodiea an the aur
faoa of tlie :irth nvliata or throw out
raya ar heat in "(might lin
wanner boiy to every colder, and the
entirw aurijce ia iteolf eiitinuallyemliig;
ray upwjrda through Ilia clear air into
free aiee. Thua, nn the earth' rurfac
all bodies strive after an eqtinl tempera
ture (an equilibrium of beat) while the
surface a a wholv b-nda generally to
ward a enoler state. But while the tun
shine this cooling wiU not lake place,
for the earth then receive la general
more heat thou it gives off; and if the
clear iky be shut out by the canopy of
cloud, these will arrcxtand again throw
bock a portion of the heat and prevent it
from being so spKilily dissipated. At
night, then, when the tun is absent, the
earth will cool the moist; on elearnighta,
also, more tlitn when it it cloudy, and
when cloud only partially obscure the
tky, these part will be the coolest which
look toward the clearest portion of the
heavens. . Now, when th surface cools,
lb air in contact with it mutt cool also,
and Iik the warmer current on the
uouutan tide, must forsake a portion of
the watery vapor it has hitherto retained.
This water, like th floating mitt on the
hills, descends in particle almost infi
nitely minute. These particle collect
oa every leaflet and tuspend tbemsolvc
from every blade of grass la drop of
"pearly dew." And mark here a beauti
ful aduptkm: Different substance are
endowed with the property of radiating
tbar neat, aad thut becoming cool with
different degree of rapidity, and those
substance, which, in the air, become
cool Erst, also attract first and most abun
dantly the particle of fulling dew. Thut
in the cool of a summer t evening the
graft plot it wet while the gravel walk
i dry, and the thirsty pasture and every
green leaf are drinking in the descending
aaoisture, while the uak-J land aad the
barren highway are (till uncnnscHHia of
iU fall.
THK UOS rKAR OP MAX.
Richtenstiea eayt, that the Afritan
buu ten avial themselves of the circum
stance that the lion doe not attempt to
spring apon hi prey till he has meas
ured the ground, and hat reached the
d intone of ten or twelve paces, when he
lies crouching apon tlieground,gatbering
himself up for uie effort. Tbo hunter,
he says, make it a rule never to fire upon
the lion till he lie down at thi short
distance, to that they can aim directly at
his head with the most perfect certainty,
11s an is, mat u a person na the mis
fortune to meet a lion, hi chance of safety
to stand perfectly still, even though the
auiraal crouchea to make the spring; the
spring will not 1st baxarued if
the man hat only nervt enough to re
main motranlest as a statue. The ani
mal hesitate, rises lowly, retreat sever
al stepa. looking earnesly about him, lies
down, again retreat, 'till ha viuggotuuite
out of the way of what he teem to fuel
aa the magic circle of man's influence, he
takes flight in the utmost haste.
A Cure Car Nnaails-Pex.
Puiuauku-uia, Oclobe SO, 1871
r W Uias- Us M. Jpmm ZVw -.
Noticing that the amall-pox it pre vail
ing la your city, I offer through your
euluataa a few tuggations hated oa my
own personal experience with the pesti
lence her last winter, which will save
many a life if heeded. The great fatality
attending small pox, and ia fact any
dreaded disorder, ia that thi very dread
causes even the ttnckeu oue nearest
relations to neglect the patient. It may
seem a bold assertion, but I Bulks it eoa
fideutly, that, if taken ia time and prop
erly nursed, not over five ia every one
hundred of the worst tiaall-pos case
you ever beard of will prove fatal. And
all this without a doctor ever teeing them
at all. Now for th modus.
1. The patient begins to feel queer,
languid, out of sorts, but cannot tell why.
Shortly th head begin to ache, next a
chillnes creep up th back, next aches,
perhaps excruciating iu intensity teiiet
the limbs, and the head by thia tim it
in perfect agony. Thi it the first oppor
tunity to advance against the disorder.
At once get tha patient to th room al
ways atad for slueping for hit or her
life't take do not, at ia gutv rally auoe.
knack up a pT!e away up in a lumber
room or dreary garre-t so as to prevent
tb spread ol tb eonlagioa to tlie rest of
th family; tut by that lime tvjrj mem'
her ef that household who i (oaceptibl
of tb disease at all bat got it, and will
go through tb course of the disorder
though you tend bint lustautly City aiilo
away, riucb aa act of barbarity aud
cowardice take away tb very bop aud
iioourageastut that the tick one need.
S. Now givt a strong atuetio uualard
watar, tarter enastie, or lawaeuanlM.
M. Waea the ttomarb it thus cleared,
aat tb patisot Mtt tea ar fiflrea minuttt.
Tbea put the feat and Irgt lute a btuket
of sarong mustard water hot at laaat
tight wiuee of the most powerful iuo
tanl in the bucket. Lave the b-ga with '
thi water up lo lira kneca. I)o t!ii ten
or twelve minute.
4. Hirer the pntient up w'th the hcl
rlnthea. I'reaenlly he or alie v, rhilly or
hot ; put on or take off coverlet- to uit.
5. Now, tlion, tlie akin ia beginning to
get red apota like pin poinU upon it,
araltrred evenly or gntliered into palchee.
If the latter, the cm t ia what ia called
bod, or by phyakiiuna confluent.
ft. Drink t wnter f water 1 ia the plain
tive or wildly snouted pica. Give it
promptly ; not in huge draught at long
intervals, hat in little ip every few
minute. Explain kindly to the patient
the reason Sir tin-, ami that you w ill
give him one of these little drinks just as
often aa he wants. During the next
twenty-four or Torty-eight hoc- give
three or four hot mustard water foot
baths, and every now and then, when
drink ia wanted, change the pliiin cokl
water for toast water, plain black cold
tea, or thin, very thin, cold oat-mcal
gruel ia which there ia no butter. Which
ever of these the patient prefers give him
till he tire of it. The gruel is the most
strengthening. Between these give him
sips of eokl beef tea with a pinch of alt
in it, or chicken tea. If he fs.ll asleep
don't leave the room, but watch carefully
till he w akes, when at once address sore
kind words of hope and assurance to
kim.
Watch carefully for what may be
called the "turning craving" of the dis
order. Thi it the sudden expression of
a desire by the patient for some particu
lar article of food or drink an egg, a
broiled beefetealc, a raw onion, a fried
potato, aa apple, etc. The moment the
with is mode known, give H promptly,
but carefully, in small quantities. At a
general rule, though the patient sUrtt to
eat tbis with avidity, a few bite or sips
will satisfy him, and h pushes it away.
Sure recovery haa now set in, and th
only care thereafter is to keep the patient
cleanly and moderate in his eating aud
drinking.
To prevent itching and pitting : As
anon a the pustule begin to fill up pat
them with a small cloth dipped repeat
edly ia barley water, and then anoint
them well with tweet oil plied by
meant of a stout feather. In case of
children, inclose the hands and forearm
in old, soft, but ttrong linen or muslin
bags well oiled. Don't be afraid of the
bed-clothes, for they are generally de
stroyed. At to what are termed disinfectant, if
I could not obtain hronio-chloraium, or
some other odorless disinfectant, I would
not use any at all. Carbolic acid and
chlia-ide of lime, the rmait commonly
used, are far more nauseating than the
smell of the small pox itself. I firmly
believe that more pe- pie died of carbolic
acid in Philadelphia aere last winter than
of small-pox.
From the moment of attack the room
should be kept dark, and morning and
Bight it sliouid be thoroughly ventilated,
the patient being covered completely over
with the bed-ekJis, w' ile the window
and door are opened for at least ten
minute each time.
Now, sir, I v ould tike to hive all who
may follow this advice report the result
to you for publication ; for I fuel certain
that if the people can once be taught to
lose this cowardly fear of iinnll-pux, pa
tient will receive proper nursing, and,
getting that, tb filial ease will bt re
duced to at low an average at that of any
ordinary ailment of which man, in the
course of nature, must at tome time die.
C. W. ALEXANDER.
KELIGIOIN lTKMft.
Th Jesuit propose to build a new
church la IauuuvlUe. They have now
twe churches ia that city. -
On thousand dollars have been tent 1
to Juyaa by the Aaierican and Foreign
Bible Horiety, to aid in. famishing the
Japanese with thHii-iiturein their own
language.
It It stated that tli marriage of "Fath
er" Hyacinth will be Allowed by that of
quite a number of French priests, many
of whom will publicly renounce thuir-j
vow of celibacy.
Th third Congregational Church of
Han Francisco hat tatistisctorililys ettled
tb 4 im tin a to tli reception of Chi
nes auavasia, by eouawntiug to admit
tbent to aiembership.
The Philadelplia Baitist Association, I
'
the oldest Baptist Association iu this
wtry, bat pawsed iu ltp-.th anniversary
It iuvlikaui wvuty-eight chiuxhja, one
hundred ordaiued minittert, aud over
twenty-two thouaaad wenibsn.
Aa YKf tb
we baailote betweta
a it inuV8uitL
light aad hosvyi
eaught without
any eoat. Now, it it that it rouoire
aic Juilgnteat to aetarwiine bstwesa (r
and ao tie, or thtdiut aad opea wituiow.,
Now It ie that tkrougb trroueous duels
ion we tuflbr from uy king ould aud all kt
atteadaut tvil fjk,
j. Tu trial uf Mrs. Lloyd, indicted fur
uuiaouiug bar bnsbaud aad tonr tiibliwa,
it ia prugrua at Lessburg, Virginia.
MALITKII Ml
HERE THEY ME!?
NEW GOODS AT LOW PRICES M
A GRAND DISPLAY!
Call, Sec and Price lloforo Hii ing Elsewhere.
IHcALISTEH lyillaiLZZR.
North Slda M&in Street, Stamford Kentucky,
Aro now opening the largest stock of good in tho market.
All the new and popular tyloi in
DRESS GOODS,
Plain and Fancy Dry Goods,
White GsmmIn aud Notions.
Woolen Goods of all Kinds and Qualities.
Trimmings and Fancy Articles in Superabundance.
LOOK AT THE L13T OF NOVELTIES
ire -
Olivor Velours,
Pacific Crctons,
Drab Satines,
Itrooatle SilksNew Styles,
Striped Empress Cloth.
lMaliics nil Colors,
roplins Xcw Stylis,
Lustres, Merinos, Etc., Etc.
Novelties in Laces and Embroideries.
White FltiiiiuliigM, If ambergn. Cah' Frilling
lljwlntlie" and "Lilly;" Valen--
j t'ieneej TaaM" l"ure and
Imitation.
.Here ia the place to buy your
Boots fXXXCL SHOOS
YOUR ...
YOUK
GOODS,
YOUR
Domestic Jeans and Cassimeres,
YOUR
Shirts, Collars, Cravats and General Furnishing Goods
Our stock is larger than ever before, and we are prepared
to offer you goods at as low figures, and on as satisfactory
terms, as any house In Central Kentucky.
Come and &3 While the Stock is Fresh and Complete.
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ItTEHKNTI.MU ITEMS.
,
Iowa bat less waste land than any
other State iu the Union, except Nebras-
a.
Brighaia Young it Tniaiileut of the
Deserat Vatioaal lioiik. of Knit Lake
City.'- 1
'
The school lands in an average Kan -
sat eounty", toll at an average price,
bring $100,000 per eouitty. .
p
(ieorgia laud bat douldot in value
since the discovery that the leave of tli
taw palmetto ooukl be eon verted into
P"!' i '
The Colorado paptt are agitattog the '
subj.-t a mineral fair, to be held tome-1
where in the mineral region of the tor-
ritorj. , 1
Tlie MUbigau Central Railway Com-
pauy ia settiug a row of American chest,
nut tree at all available poiut along ita
eutir line." .
Six business houses in I'Uttsburg, Cliu-
ton county, Missouri, were burned oa, tb
2Hih of October. Low SA0U0; Insured
fur 13,000. ' I
. , , ," , , ... ., !
The catch of mackerel up to this time, 1
. I i 1 A.. ... . . I I
"I" An" Cx7
. .
oT lost ssason.
Work bat oummenced ou three divia
iout of th Taxaa-l'auine lUilroad from
Dallas aast, from Kberaiau sswt, aud from
Laxifview west. Tb eouiuaui) 't offic
at Marshall i euiuiiusted. Work ou lb
ani tbar i tauunieaiwd.
lWball Morris say j ouos saved tha
lit u a IuaM) Hbort-ltorW bull, sit k
with butrea, by plsqing a wi.p of twisted
bay in bit mouth aud tyiue it up bubliMl '
Uie awrn. The workiug w tb jaws to
gut rid uf thia iiKuiiaraao libarulet th
gat b. the stomach, aad relief is immedi
ate.
Tbethokra bos nnsdo its a' iu-.iiu'C
LLC N't COLUMN.
H5O0BS
:t Wexford, Ireland, where on death
occurred. At (juniheunin, a town of
1 Eastern 1'rasnlu, sixty -six a ilea '
southeast of Konigsberg. several iiial
'case are reported; and it it alaoiaid to
'"g criou rava at Binla, iu
"""ST. wbere, out of ninety-tiur eases,
twenty-seven have proved filial.
I
. There ha been found iu Patagonia an
Luimenne deposit of morscliauin, f great
purity and bciuty. Tbeilrpusit ia to
, iuiuienae tliat tl re it every probability
srwU mlucuun w kg pl lc of tlie
piMM manufactured from this material,
Gaemauy. Aaia Minor and Hub-
gory have heretofore furnished the emir
uPP1y- , . .
A Knvum editor saysi Ere lg we
mr the nM(i ,,!.
tite pleuture of a gaid light, a gJ lire,
V1 ". '' h OMximl
enjoyments equal to this when th flunily
''le ar thut in lr.ni tb told blast
without. We can only euaijuvlieml true
oomnirt as within the 'sacred aaarriag
j tllpL,; 1,1 j. k who ia tho.
u &mui
. r . :
Tli following ttory illuatrate how
American Brat fainilie are made: 'Koaie
, . ... . .
TTOI. PtH UmPI IP-..., M.. PPP
Hartford. Coi.nertictit. Wl a NeaKmad-
Lund dug, which he taught to Jump Lute
hu hg,kM n iw WlU , filUj
the rliarcual. When the psoVller earried
tlie basket very full into the cellar. Use
purcbaser, looking out of th aiudow
and rho'king th basket, was iiilw 1
lid. Tb dg, well trained, walked out
with hi n oxter as if nothing bad bop.
p.iieiL The dauulittr of this clutreoal
p, Mlrr s'ut sevural summer at Sua
1. - 0, dunug th war, with two narg
'allltarus ou her rrsua.
I M P..L..I.U. ilk CpplIlUP Pllll IP. P. I HP up
fw. .,. il I UUJ stMia. IVp..
niisaiuuer of Agriculture says full expe
riment hare bti made la reanue the
ailkworM oh the leavtat sf list tir
auina. Tb swiruAsiAil vreaaiilv. aixl Wai
p"i)itlv lu-ul 1 Ii v . and .i'ini tu i 1 .ilk.
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