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Established January 1850. WEEKLY (Entity Jmmtal, PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY —at— WEAVERVILLE, Till MTV COUNTY, CAL, BY C. •W. C HA.I EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR, SUBSCRIPTION, $5 PER ANNUM, Advertising Rates : 0ns Square—Writ lneerHoa, 9 4 00 Miach Subsequent Insertion, - it 00 Frafessietnal Hards, per pear, SO 00 IT octet p JWtHceS, per pear, - 00 SPECIAL HATES to Quarterly and Yearly Adrbrtisors, furnished on Application. No disreputable or illegal advortisoments will be iniertod at any price. No Agents. SAMPLE COPIES FREE.-** HOTELS. NEW YORK HOTEL, —AND— STAGE noiJSE, M UN NTKEET, WEAVERVILLE. JAMES MORRIS, l*ro|>rielor. This FIRE-PROOF HOTEL offers superior inducements to both traveling and resident public, in the way of excellent BOAltlt ANI> I.UOUINH Tho rooms are all on the seeord floor, an are kept ih the best of order. Tho TABLE is at all times supplied with THE BEST that the market affords, and it shall in tho future at in the past be my aim to kocp a first-class hotel. A shuro of public patronage is respect fully solicited. jnn.2 JAMES MORRIS. UNION HOTEL, £10(JRT S T II E E T, WEAVERVILLE. VOLLMERS & PATJLCEN, l*ro|»i i<‘lorn. Wo are glad to announce to our old friends and patrons, and tho public generally, that we are prepared to ontortain them with HOARD AND LOlMaAG, BY THK DAY OR WKKK. Wo have comfortable Double Rooms for families; also a largo number of rooms and bods for tho accommodation of other guosts Tho TABLE will always bo furnished with tho REST THAT CAN RE 11A L>, and no pain will be spared for t lie accommodation of those who favor us with their patronago. jan2. VOLLMERS k PAULSEN. EMPIRE HOTEL. M AIN NTH K E T , WEAVERVILLE. WILLIAM CONDON, Proprietor. The undersigned desires to inform his friends and tho public thut ho has litted his now hotel building with Single and Double Rooms, and is now fully prepared to furnish the BEST lien AN It HO A HO ■ T Tim PAY OK WKhg, that ean be had in this section. Everything possible will be dune to accouimodnto patrons. The BAR is always supplied with good Wines Liquors and Cigars. aug2. WILLIAM CONDON. TIMMERMAN .3R0S. CABINET MAKE118, UNDERTAKERS. -AND DEALERSIN FURNITURE, Main Street, - - Wcaverville. , "Wo keep constantly on hand a complete Assortment of Dining-Room, Red-room ond Kitchen Furniture, of the best man nfacturo, ntid will also make any article desired in this line to order. Furniture repaired at reasonable prices. COFFINS made to order, in any style and finish desired. Mattresses, Picture Frames, Etc., Etc., manufactured to order at living rates. Give us a call. TIMMERMAN BROS. Weave rvil)*, April 1876. tf. UNION & gain Jrt.^in0 SALOON. main STREET, - WKAVEKVILIE. r . HENRY V' BENNER nov7-tf Proprietor. Subscribe for the Journal. 3 family; r 0ei)ispaper, Jit'&fptn'Dfnt in politics, ant) fjfbntel) tn the glbbammtnt nf fjmne |ntf«st5. TWO CHRISTMAS DAYS. BT SARAH K. CHESTER. Christmas was in the very air. The cat knew it. The dog knaw it. The few late flies knew it. Rosie knew it well enough. The aroma of spices and sweets told a tale not to be misunderstood; and the flies found tho dainties that most tempted their fancy; tho oat helped her sell to the thickest and yellowest cream it had ever been her good luck to find on the cellar floor; and the dog made free with a roasted chicken. As to Rosie, the various pots of jelly into which she dip ped a forefinger shall not be mentioned; and as to the pies with ragged edges and the cakes with missing corners, let them speak for themselves. It was Liberty Hall; and who should know it if not the dumb, the weak, and the small? Rut not exactly dumb, nor weak, nor small, was the person who perhaps felt the charms of Liberty Hall most keenly to-day. He was a brief sojourner, off from college, for tho holiday with the eldest son of the family; and he was an orphan to whom college was only an alternative from a hoarding house, so that a glimpse into a happy home was a glimpse of paradise for him, a paradise not lacking in this instance the attrac tion of a special angel. RoSie, aloft on baby’s high chair in the pantry, removing the jelly from a tart, could testify that he was not dumb, ns lie roared in her ear and made her lose bal ance; also that he was not weak, as he caught her in his big arms; nor small, as he perched heron his high shoulder and bore her off. “What do you mean by stealing tarts I was going to have for my <1 inner?” said he. “I’d a dived you soma if you'd he’d a dood boy," said Rosie. "And there now* mister !” “I am a good boy," said he. “It isn't every young lady I'd take riding on my shoulder, 1 can tell you. If I hadn't supposed you liked me better than tarts — but nevor mind, I’ll carry you back and let you steal the rest of them; and per haps tho baby’d like to tako a trip around tho house.” “Rady sha'nt neiver, Mepuffiokly love you !” said Rosie, squeezing his head. “Wide me some more, you nicey boy.” “I’ll rid* you as far as your sister's door he said. "She wants to dress you for church, and she sent me to look you up. There goes the flist bell now. Jump down. Suppose jon pay ms first, though. No free passengers allowed.” “How many you charge me?" said j Rosie, puckering her lips. “Five,” said lie; which number being duly paid she ran into her sister’s room. Ding, dong, went the chuicli bell, and there were two toilettes for sister Annette ■ to make, llosie's and her own: but there she sal by the window, tier hair down, fulling wavy and brown over something white she had en her shoulders, theeomb in her hand, and her eyes looking out. "Bells is winging,” said Rosie, strok ing her knee. “Baby g’eepv?” “Ruby’s wide awake now,” said An nette, jumping up, and applying the Comb vigorously to her tangled tresses. “But she’s been dreaming.” "Pitty dweams?" asked Rosie. “Lovely !” paid Annette, laughing out from under her hair. “Telly ine.” "Not now. Just hear how fast that be'l is ringing. It would be dreadful to be late to church to-day, when there's company. Button your own boots this morning, wont you, kitten?” “Tompany dibed me wide on its sol dier,” said Kosie, obligingly taking a button-hool; and going to the closet f bar best boots. “Tompany made re pay it five tisses, too," as she emergod from the closet. "Tampany’s pigwim and stwanger,” she continued, getting na reply to her ro marks, "Pilgrim and stranger?” said Annette “Yes,” said Kosie sorrowfully, as she tugged at the second boot. “Haven’t dot any papa, haven't dot any mamma, haven’t dot any brudder, or tilster, or anybody. Haven’t dot any house to live in. Pigwim and stwanger !" “Who told you all that?” “lie’s owney self,” said Kosie. “And I telled him he could have part o’ my house, so he tould ! and part my papa, and part my mamma, and part my bi nd, der, and part my siister ; There !” “What did he say ?” asked Annette, looking, all rosy and smiling, around at the little sister. "Laughed just like anysing t” At which Annette laughed too ; tossed back ber tread and clapped her hands and laughed, till tire peals rang to the bounds of the room, and thence out through the keyhole iirto tho hall, where somebrtdy passing by heard, and hearing laughed in sympathy ; as he might have laughed in sympathy witli any other sound that made musical vibrations on his ear. He had not the slightest idi a what tiie joke was ; and yet us be walked away he continued to smile ; and he smiled ns he entered his room j and he smiled as he proceeded to apparel himself for ct urch. Perhaps tile mischief was in tire Chist mas air, in the electric current of good will and gladness running from heart to heart. Perhaps it was in the physical at mosphere, which was peculiarly crispand clear and delightful ; for the sun whs do ing its best to day to give the world causa for rejoicing. However, to a certain couple who sat out lor church together the whole expanse WEAVETtVILLE, CALIFORNIA. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27. 1879. of sparkling; snow soemed sparkling, n*t with sunshine, but pure delight ; and the dancing twigs of the trees seemed danc ing, not in obedience to the will »f the wind, but because they were so gay they couldn't keep still. “Either take hold of my hand, Rosie, or go in front of us,” said Annette. “We'll never get to church with you stepping on our toes every minute.” Rosio was not in the mood for being confined to anybody s hand ; so sho ran on, and skipped to a little tune, which having entered hor head she must noeds sing : “A pigwim and a stwnngor hero, Wappy. wappy, wnppy.” “It’s a Sunday-school hymn, you know,” said Annette. “Which being interpreted means: “ ‘A pilgrim and a strangor horo, llappy, happy, happy?’ ” “Yes.” “Is there any personal allusion to par ticular pilgrims and strangers intended ?’ “Oh dear, no !” “All pilgrims and strangers at liberty to apply at pleasure ?” “I don’t know any law to the contrary.” “What a beautiful morning, isn't it?” “Lovely.” “A pilgrim and a stranger hero, llappy, happy, happy.” he hummed, with a crescendo emphasis on the words of the last line. “The hell has been tolling a long time,” said Annette. “We ll be late.” “Never mind,” said he. “Don’t hurry. We can bo early to church any Sunday in the year ; but you don’t often get such a morning for a walk. It’s a golden op portunity for a walk. Let’s be the two wise people in the world, and improve it. How audaciously people do trifle with their opportunities, don’t they ? They expect to pick them up like pebbles when ever they happen to want one ; and don’t know them for precious stones when they are lucky enough to Arid them.” Annette burst into a saucy laugh. “I beg your pnidon,” shesaid, "hut it carried*rue back to Sophomore E xhibltion. 1 know I heard you get that off', with that very gesture.” But she lii.gored, as the last peals oftho hell got few and far between, in warning that the time was short ; and after the bell stopped tolling, lingeied not so much be cause he asked it as in defiance of a cer tain thought, suggested in some rounda bout manne 1 by his remarks. She suddenly, and unaccountably, felt tin dreary vastness of the world, with its facilities for separating lives. Plenty of room in it, she thought, for two people to wit]k fur apart all their days. And she thought how the two who walked so pleasantly together now in the glow of morning, might walk in ways that ran asunder through lile's afternoon and even* ing ; a ltd she knew —she knew very well —that it would ho put a dull, dark utter noon and a dreary evening for one of them, if that should come to pass. “What are you thinking about.? Where's your smile ?” said ho. “Here,” she answered, as it lighted her eyes again, and dimpled iter cheeks j for why should the not smile? What \vus there in life to cast a single shadow on hor face ? She had youth, health, come liness, and a Intpp.v heme, which common blessings were aglow to day in the light of love. She never thought of doubting the love which had been told her in thousands of looks nr.d tones through all the vaca tions Mr. Martin Imd spent at Liberty Hull ; and she had learned in this last vacation its value toiler future life. Now whether that witching smile came out for him, or for one whe passed by, lovo and jealously caused Mr. Martin to doubt; for simultaneous with its appear ance was the appearance of Jack Macll vaine, a handsome cousin, on very inti mate terms ut Liberty Hall ; and who, Rosie lmd privately informed liirn, loved Annette a “whole house-full.” It may have been that doubt which clouded his meditations during service. It may have been because certain species of joy ceurt the relief of sombre possibil ities, or it may have been because coming events do really cast their shadows be fore, that Frank and Annette, sitting side by side, tolt the shadow of separation over their souls. At any rate it was during service that Frank made up his mind to have no deal ings with shadows, to slight no more op portunities ; but to know that day wheth er ho or the odious cousin wore lord of their lady’s heart. He bethought of a little custom always observed at prayers on Christmas day, and determined to provide for it. But ho found that juch were the de mands of the household upon the elder sister, that what with the baby and Rosie and the father and mother and the grand dinner, tliero was r.o getting her alone for a moment; and as the time for prayers drew near his mood waxed dolorous, until half unconsciously and to Roger’s intense delight, ho hummed : “A pilgrim and a strnngor hear, Lonely, lonely, lonoly.” "Vacations don’t agree with your brains,” said Roger. “It's a clear ca«a ot softening. There goes the bell for prayers. Bruce up.” Perhaps he would meet her in the hall. Perhaps he could get a moment, and say it all in a moment. But she was not in the hall. She was down in the parlor, nursing that everlasting baby, who was allowed to be ubiquitous to-day, because Christmas only came once a year, lie threw himself in a chair opjiosite her, not quite clear in his mind whether he wanted most to thrash tbo cousin or the baby. Appropriate Scripture whs read, prayer was said ; and they all sat quite stilt.— The tlnmes danced out of the open tire. The baby crowed aad tried to catch them. Hosie leaned her elbows on her knee*, with her chin in her hands, and watched the pranks they played. The mother’s hand stijle into hor husband's, llovr trosh and close and real their love seemed after so many Chritmaseg together. Anettee devoted herselt to keeping the hahy in order, by most bewitching methods. As tor Hager, the dear, old boy, it wus easy to see what lie was thinking about as he looked, with musing, happy eyes, into the fire; of nothing else, to be sure, but the little girl who had given him her promise true, for life or death, come weal, come woo, not a fortnight ago. It was a tantalizing picture all around to tlie orphan lad whose heart was in a state of love, of jeal 'usy, of longing and of lonosomeness, by turns. " While,” said Uev. Mr. Barker, “we have given public thanks to-day for the birth of the world’s Saviour, it is well for each of us to dwell upon his special bene fits ; and I,think it will encourage our grateful emotions to tell each other what God has done for us individually during the past year.” It was the speech, witheut a change of word it seemed to Huger and Annette, that they hud heard since their earliest recollections of Christmas. Air. darker went on to tell how God had blessed him in his parish work, en abling him sometimes to help the poor, the sick, the broken-hearted, the tired and faltering; and be rendered especial thanks for the salvation ot one over whom he Imd yearned with the love not only of a pastor, but of a friend. "1 am thankful for Hie comfort my children have been to me,” said the mothei ; “and particularly, for the #ne that came this year.” The baby gave an approving gurgle. “And what aie you thankful for, my pel?” said Mr. baker, twisting one of Kosio’s curls around his linger. "Tarts and lings,” bho answered promptly. Huger unblushingly said, “For Kate." And Frank who longed to say, and had meant to say, “For Annette,” was ob liged to answer very indefinitely, "My friends.” When it came Annette’s turn what was there in life she was so thank ful for as the love that made life worth having? bill she was obliged to answer indefinitely too, "Everything papa.” Whether it ware the baby, or Kosie, or the housekeeping, or visitors—who seem ed to swarm at this crisis—not a single opportunity cyme for Flunk; and he went away without compelling one—which u little manly audacity could easily have Hone. But the spring vacation wus not far oil', and he was invited down for a week, lie reflected seriously on his pros peels, lie would graduate in June, do vole three years to studying his profess ion; and tie thought how the assurance of Annette’s love would ciieur the lone* someness and give zest to all the aims and toils of those three years. lie found the time between the holidays and spring vacation, a long time to wail; and when at last his suspense seemed elid ing, fate sent him ott with a party on a mineral hunt . But Commencement would bring Annette; and what a com mencement of life in real earnest for him • However, ho did not trouble himself par ticularly about the cousin, until ho was on the ocean with his doubts for company. And this is how it happened: Annette fell ill at Commencement; and lie, in stead ot running down to Liberty Hall for a few days before his summer lour on the continent, was obliged to make an ear lior start than he had anticipated; and before he could take breath to loalU itall the ocean was growing wide between him an Annette. lie continued te dream and expect; though, like a skeleton at a feast, the figure of Cousin Jack intruded among his fancies oltner than had been Ins wont and though the failure ol so many oppor tunities ingurd perpetual failure to his dejected mind, us the distance increased, various triv ial welds and acts which lie recalled grew to the size of Hiixiuties, and became straws to show that the wind blew well for Jack nnd ill for him. Matters wore not helped by numerous insinuations concerning Jack, cuun ingly in lei woven with the threads of Huger's letters; tor Huger, not altogether satisfied with 1 is friend’s course towards his sister, would have him know that in Certain quaiters tier worth was duly appreciated. The father Frank journeyed from An nette, tlie more lie lunged for assurance that she loved him. but the more Huger continued to torture him, tlie more he al lowed his mind to dwell on the popular fallacy that woman is born to intrigue as the sparks fly upward; until he encourag ed tho idea, admitted with a blush at first, that Annette was involved in a double flirtation on that very Christmas day which had hitherto been tho whitest day in his calendar. Now, it happened about this time he and circumstances came into collision; and that ho deemed it the part of a man and a philosopher raiher to yield, than take up arms. Instead of making things as he would have them he resolved to take things as they came; and so relin quished his long-cborisbed dreams oi a professional career; accepted a position suddenly made vacant in the London branch of his uncle’s business, and stay ed behind when his party set their faces homeward. He thought of writing to Annette; but he waited and wuitcJ, until a letter came from Roger that put an end to ti is oppor tunities—for it contained such a para graph as tliis: “Kate is coming down for a visit: and which couple will succeed in getting a monopoly ot the parlor re mains to he seon. 1 shall suggest stroll ing by the light of the meon to Jack and Annette; though I suppose we'll have to come to terms and give them a chance at the parlor every other night, while we do the moon.” Jack and Annette strolling by moons light! Jack and Artnette shutting out; the world from their tote-a-totes ! His Annette ! All his dear feeling of pro } prieiorship vanished, llis faith in girls j with innocent eyes and childish mouths died. And life looked aimless enough to him that night. Ho was sufficiently desperate to snatch at anything that came, in the way of comfort; and young enough to he sorao j what susceptible to comfort. From try ing one thing alter another ho came around to a woman with soft eyes and a low voice. There was something lulling in her tones that eased his acutes', pain; and she never required that one should pay much attention to l.er words. While doubting the truth of the truest little heart that ever beat, ho mistook for genuine the tricks of an artist. A brief engagement followed a brief wooing; and and day nows canto from over the ocean to Annette that Frank was married. She had wondered a little during the summer that he sent her no message, and wondered a great deal after the summer wag over and he settled down abroad. She wondered at the change in his plans for life; and that he said nothing to Roger about coining home for a visit. Rut her love was the love of a woman, 1>ltd her faith was a womans faith; so she laughed when Huger suggested that lent inine attractions might ho keeping hint away; and site never doubted that ho would come home some day and explain satisfactorily everything that hud per plexed Iter. Ruing qnito unprepared by grndunl undermining of her trust for news of his marriage, the Mow fell with full force and crushed her for a time. It can hardly he said that she rallied, or that she took up her maimed lifts cheerfully and bravely to mako the best of it. But she could not throw it awgy because site hated it went on week alter week in a dreary round of nights and days, breakfasts, dinners, and teus. It was a wretched monotone, aimless, and fear fully long to anticipate, When she hunted lur cauifurt ir her Bible every thing she read seemed to be a commen tary on the van ity of earthly joys, or an injunction to look beyond tlie narrow in terests of time, and it did not comfort her to bn reminded that her joys bad proved vanities, and her interests with time worn overwhelming, and did not know how to grope out beyond. The only verse In the Bible that touched her closely was: “In the morning thou shalt say, Would God it were even; and at even thou shall say, Would God it were morning.” There was a dismal satisfaction some times in repeating that to herself. Her thought seemed unable to expand to an appreciation «f joys apart from Frank in any statu of being. She seem ed bowed down by her narrow aims,cag ed in with her disappointments, and blind to oulor prospects. Hut she clung without a mental protest to tlio knowl edge that whatever Is in God's decrees is right; and although at first that belief seemed independent in her mind from these experiences which gave her pain, yet it worked like leaven, Slowly, but by sweet and healing processes— until the consciousness of being taken care of by Love sooth her whole wounded nature; and in it she could lay her drwn and sleep. And now the Bible seemed to open of its own accord ut the words most noedod for her support and comfort; especially at those verses iri which love is exulted— so that she felt divine permission to cher ish in her heart the love which, though bruised and bafflad and lacking its natur al recompense, was still very dear. The bare thought of seeking comfort in a lesser human love was sacrilege to her mind; and she was never tempted to ac cept such ottering as Jack would gladly have made. No she sent him olt to woo n consoler; which in due time lie found end married. When that news went over to Frank im was goaded by a revival of his old faith in Annette to such a degree that lie copied the mischievous passages from Roger’s letters lor her benefit. Annette read, and told nobody ; but the sorrow which hud been lying taine under her touch rose iri brute force, and Imd its own wu.y for a while. Although sho managed it so well thenceforth that God wrought blessed deeds through it, still it wus always there* as a threatening force. Although her lile flowed quietly on in gentle charities tolling no tales to mortal sight, God know her foes and her conflicts. And there were days of physical weakness— and there were Christmas days when her lather sat with her mother, Roger with Kate, and she alone—when the buttle was not to the bravo. She was twenty eight years old ; and her life itemed as hopelessly arranged as the courses of the stars, in its course of beneficent out ward calm and internal al tarnations ot conflict Hiid conquest—when there broke into ii the disturbing news ot Frank’s freedom. If it was awful for her to think of him at once as her own, for the grace of girl hood to cornu back and gild all bur hours with sweet hopes, for her mind to bo ex pedant, her eye* watchful, and liar heart light at the heart of eighteen—then very unlawful things happened in those weeks before his ret ura. That return she awaited with a certain ty that allowed her no surprise, only a thrill of gratified expectation, whan Rog er said Krank’s letters had the ring af college-days in them, and when ho told her ana meriting that he had landed in New York. “ lie hints to be asked down for an old- j fashioned Christmas. Kate will he glad to see him. How about yeu ?” said Roger, “ H is nothing to mo," said Annette, * with a toss of the head and sodden Hush | ing of the cheeks that cncouiaged Roger to hope the snarl he had made of matters ten years ago might bo coming out \ straight at last. How she should meet him, it gave her many a heart-throb to think. How he should meet her, caused him agonies ot m-ind to consider ; and more than one speech did he prepare to reject lor anoth er worthier of the occasion, llut when Roger broughthim over from bis house on Christmas morning, when the tremendous moment actually arrived —why there proved to be nothing tre mendous to do after all ; for no sooner had they taken each other's bands and looked into each other’s eyes than the past was a blank, the pre jntonly actual, all changes ignored by their unchanged love; and they quietly began just where they left off. There was a new cat stealing cream in the cellar, a now dog taking his choice of chickenjoints; odors savory as of old came tortli from the pantry ; the sun shone bravely ; the air was crisp with joy. All was as it should be, and should always have been ; and the only bewil dering facts were the facts of Mr. and Mrs. linker's white hair. Rosie's big girlhood, and the baby's appearance up on the scene four feet in his boots, panta toons and roundabouts. “ You sang the lust tirre wo three walked to church together," said Frank to Rose on their way thither. “ Could you lavor us this morning ?” “ With pleasure. What shall it he ?” “ ‘A pilgrim and a stranger here, hup py. happy,’ was your former selection." " First lino to be omitted Y" she asked saucily. " That depends on whether pilgrima ges have come to Imppy endings.” '* Rad endings are out of order on Christmas,” she answered ; and opened her mouth and sang with some monoto ny of theme, but great variety of joyous expression ; "Happy, happy, happy, Happy, happy, happy. Happy, happy, happy." Prompted by feminina instincts her eyes, as she sang, became interested in remote objects, which demanded that she should turn her head away from Frank, giving him an opportunity to stoop and whisper to the little woman on his light. For lie had a sudden, vivid remain hrtuiee of all the details of his last walk with Annette ; and recalled the forebod ings which had had sueli a dark suit of events. He felt an almost chiIdisli fear of being outwitted again. Hu fultufraid of the flying moments that might be cur rying golden opportunities uway on their wings ; und appreciated the fact that a man is sure ot uo niomorit but the pres eu t. Wliftt lie whispered was : " Am I to give thanks for you to-night ?" Wliat slur answered was, " Yes." They sat side by side threugh service in that gentlest of calms which a rough storm brings after it. Ho they sul at prayers. Ho they have sat many u time since. Rut whether in cairn or storm sunshine is brighter that shines on them belli, and each it the other's refuge when the winds blow. Nothing could bo happier than their married days ; but behind them they have shut a door which must not beopen od, and it hides ten lonesome years sub tracted from their little threescore ; and It hides certain hideous chances, which creep out through the erucks sometimes and twit them of n lonesmneness that might still ho the reward of folly. Now, let all true lovers, having a whole soma antipathy to closeted skeletons, come and learn the moral of the tale; make haste to improve your Christmas opportunities. WM at a glorious world this world would be, if all ita iriliut>itnn to could *ay with Shsk*peare'» Shepherd:—Bir, I hm a true laborer; I earn what I get, gel what 1 wear; owe no rimn hate; envy no man'll happiness; glad of other man’* good; content with tny own /arm.” Ik the truth could bo known, it would he found that half the casus of sickness are brought on by morbid and excited imagination of the victim. Intent# fear of a disease will produce it. ‘Couragk always wing,’ said the Sun day-school Superintendent to the boys. ‘No, air,’ gaid the smallest boy, nestling down in the corner of the teat ; nuthin’ can beat fout ace*.’ John RuasKt. Young, who nailed Rround the world with General Grant know* considerable about hi* affair*, et tirnates the General’* property to be worth about 1150,000. Tiik bight of industry—A girl so indus trious that when she baa nothing to do tho knits her brow*. NUMBER 52. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. T. E. JONES, COUNTY JUDGE. WKAVEKVILLE - - CALIFORNIA O F FI rK -Conrt Honan Itiiildlnir. Doeda drawn and aoknow lodgments takon. t'rgular Chamber Day, Wodnonday of cncU week. jani JOHN G. IRWIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW, — AMD — NOTARY PUBLIC, WKAVEKVILLE. - - CALIFORNIA O F F 11'K—Court lluua« Bullalluf, Will pr notion in nil tho Court* of tlio Ninth Judioinl Diatriot. 1‘artieular Attantion paid to mourini tlovornmrnt l’atonta to Minaral uiid Agricultural l.anda. jani C. E. WILLIAMS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, WEAVEKVILLK, - • CALIFORNIA. OFFIt! K—Court Ilona* llullitin,. Will I’rnetloe in tho Niutli Judioinl Diatriot in tho Diatriot and Inferior Court*. All huiiuoaa (triutly attundud to. jani CLAY W. TAYLOR. ATTORNEY AT LAW, SHASTA, - • • CALIFORNIA OFFICE Charter Oak nulldln. Will i’rnctloo in all Ilia Court* of tho Ninth Judioinl Diatriot. Special Attantion pnid to Lniul Cnana hnfurnthn Itoniator mid Receiver of tho U. S. Land Otlioo ut Shuata, jan3 Dr. J.C. MONTAGUE PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, WKAVEKVILLE, - - CALIFORNIA. County Chytlcian mutt Chyatrtan to th» tin man Hvayttat Mociaty. OFF ME- At Ilia KmMbum, toroir of Court ami Ooutor .Street. jani JOHN LORD, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, WEAVER VILLE, • - CALIFORNIA. OFFICE - At III* Reahleu**, Court Street, abova tha Union llotoi. Janlt Dr. T. J. HODDEN, DENTIST. Having located in YVenvervllle, and being fully prepared lo do nil work wliiuh may odor In I’KAOTICAL DKNTlbTHY, I taka ploa*- uro in inviting the patronage of tlio citirun* of thie anil adjoining town*. All work war ranted lo KivoKntiKluction. OIBoo at tlio New York Hotel. T. J. HUl.DKN. Woavorv illo. Deo. 10, 1H7M, tf. *m DENTISTRY Dr. W. LINDWAV, l.ATK OK KAN FRANCISCO. HAS 01‘teNKl) AN OFFICE el til* Union iioUtl, where he will hu prepared to pertorm Skillfully and Well all operation* in the Dental I’rufuaaion. Wouverville, Nov. iiO, 1870. tf. W.S. LOWDEN, U. S. 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