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An Autumn Picture.
Sky deep, Intense, and wondrous blue.
With clouds that muI tne beaTcns throuftu ;
And moantain slopes so broad and (air,
With here and there, amongst the green,
A maple or an ash-tree seen
In glowing color, bright and rare.
Green fields, where silvery ripples fade.
With cattle resting in the shade;
Far mountains, touched with purple haze
That, like a reil of morning mist.
By gleams of golden sunslight kissed.
Seems but a breath of by -gone days.
And clover which has bloomed anew -Since
shining scythes did cut it through.
And corn-fields with their harvest fair.
And golden-rod upon the hill.
And purple asters blooming still,
into sir.
Scribner for November.
An Autumn Eve.
From the Boston Transcript.
The autumn niebt is cold and drear.
The whirling leaves are blown and sear,
The winds that whirl tbem to ana fro,
With sad forebodings of the snow.
Battle the casements, shake the door.
And round the house, with lusty roar,
Sway, the bare trees, and then away
Dart madly in their noisy play.
Within, the fire burns warm and bright,
Tne dog lies passing in toe light.
The boys about their father's Knee
List to some tale of land or sea.
While grandpa in the ruddy glow
Sees scenes forgotten long ago,
And mother sews with loving eyes,
As fast the happy evening flies.
The Velley of the Yomouri.
When the dull gray mists of the morning
Hung over tne land ana sea,
We rode to the heights o'erlooking
The Vale of the Yomouri;
Thither we rode, and waited '
Till the sun, like an Angel of Light,
Touched with transfiguring glory
The vaporous ghost ot night.
While over the sea behind us
The clouds yet darkly lie,
Tbey are silvery on the hill-sides.
They are crimsoned up in the sky;
And with noiseless smoke-surf drifting
And breaking on palmy knolls,
With its great drop-curtain lifting,
The tropical scene outrolls!
In the lap of the verdant mountains,
In many a mural chain,
Here ripens the golden orange,
Here sweetens the sugar-cane;
Not fairer the Happy Valley
Of the Abyssinian tale;
And the giant Pan of Matanzas
Is monarch of the vale.
With glistening eyes, as of childhood,
O'er the summer bills I glance,
.With eyes that the unfamiliar
Enchants with the hues of romance.
Oh, I stood there, as Youth stands ever,
With the morning light on the earth,
Yet near the veiled ocean, shadowing
The mystery of Birth.
We rode through the valley at evening
A golden sunset burned.
And against it the piny summits
Were black, as we returned;
The mountain shadows lengthened,
The sun went down behind,
And in streamers of rosy color
Grew the twilight arch define.
With luminous interspaces
Of that glory in the west,
The feathering palm-trees tapered
Up from each hillock's crest;
Than columns of human temples
More tall and graceful far;
Their broad leaves faintly silvered
By the rays of the evening star.
It was beautiful as a vision!
But ire passed a gap in the hills, .
By a river and lo 1 the ocean
The vast horizon fills!
No more as it was at morning,
Wrapped in a misty cioud,
It stretched to the north in its grandeur,
With the gathering bight its shroud;
And I thought of the valley's legend-'
Of the chief in battle slain,
Whose soul went forth as thy winds go,
Thou melancholy main!
Oh, often in pleasant places
Our lines of life may be,
But Joy casts a shadow and round us
Forever flows the sea!
William Gibson, in Harper's Magazine for
It was a large elegant room. The
pale flame of the lamp on the centre ta
ble which was the only light, was hard
ly sufficient to more than dimly define
the earrings of the massive furniture.
At the table were two girlo, one busily
engaged in writing, and the other
standing with her hand on her sister's
shoulder, watching the rapid pen.
A little way from the light was a del
icate, fragile looking lady reclining in
an invalid chair, while at her feet qui
etly played two golden-haired children.
''Mamma, dear, it is finished. See
If it will answer."
The pen stopped, and pushing her
hair back from her finely shaped fore
head, Alice began :
A young lady wishes to obtain a
position as companion to an elderly la
dy or an invalid. She is well educated
and refined, and wonld be willing and
obliging in any way in her power."
"Oh, Allie, broke in her sister,
"How queer it seems just a month
ago you were 'Miss Justin of Beech-
wood,' and now willing and oblig
ing,' " (with a bitter emphasis on the
"Josie!" the soft voice had a tone of
rebuke, as Alice glanced toward her
mother 8 chair. Mrs. Justin s face was
bidden by one thin, white hand, and
through the slight fingers the tears
were stealing.
In a moment both girls were bv her
side. Josie impulsively flinging her
arms around her neck, while Alice gent
ly drew down the hand, and kissed
away the falling tears.
A month ago things had been very
different for the Justin's. An indul
gent father had supplied them with ev
ery luxury,and the great halls of Beech
wood had echoed voices of youthful
gayety. But the "grim destroyer" had
come and stricken down in his prime
the indulgent father, and the widow
who for some time had been in delicate
health had found herself and children
left, not wealthy as everyone supposed.
but absolutely not knowing where next
to tarn for the necessities of life.
Mr. Justin, like too many others, had
lived, spending freely and carelessly as
he went along, and not looking out for
the future; and when his affairs were
settled and all his debts paid, there
was nothing left At first Mrs. Justin
was stunned; but she had risen to the
emergency. She rented a small cot
tage, and there with the help of ener
getic Josie, was to keep boarders, and
thus support herself and children. It
was a bitter blow for her to consent to
Hhe carrying out of Alice's plan of going
ms a companion; but "necessity knows
no law," and so the advertisement
which we have read came to be written.
As Alice alighted from the cars af
ter her journey to the home of Miss
Grey, who had answered her advertise
merit, a gentleman approached her, and
in a pleasant voice, asked if she were
"Miss Justin." On her assenting, he
motioned to the driver of a luxurious
coupe near by, and assisting her to en
ter, lifted his hat courteously and walk
ed away.
Alice found her employer to be an
old withered-lip lady, with the blackest.
honest pair of eyes that could be set in
a human head.
As she entered the room the old lady
rose and took her hand, saving in short
abrupt sentences:
"So this is to be my companion, lou
look young, child. Alice Justin, I
think what vou wrote was vour same';
Well 1 will call you Alice."
And so Alice became an inmate of
the quiet house. Her duties were light
and she fonnd a great deal of time to
write loving letters to the dear ones at
Before long she met the gentleman
whose face had been the first she saw
on her arrival. He was Miss Grey's
lawyer, and often spent a great deal of
time in the old ladrs library, writing
at her dictation, while she knit and her
companion read. Youth is always at
tracted to youth, and Roland Hall was
young; and when his writing was done
he would chat animatedly with the lit
tle old lady, who evidently thought him
perfection, and, liked nothing better
than to draw him out nI show off to
advantage his fluent conversational
So it was that as time passed, Alice
grew to look forward with delight to
the young lawyer's visits. Her life was
monotonous: but she had grown to love
the eccentric old lady who was so stern
and bitter to the outside world, but so
tender and kind to- her.
One day, as they were sitting in the
library, Roland with them, the bell rang
and in a moment the door new open,
and in rushed a radiant vision
It was a beautiful girl, tall and ex
quisitely formed. The golden curls,
flowing from beneath a jaunty cap, glit
tering down over an elegant cloak,
which, falling carelessly from her shoul
ders, showed the snowy fur lining She
sprang to Miss Grey's side, and clasp
ing her arms around her neck, literally
deluged her with kisses.
"Here I am, my dear Miss Grey, back
again. How glad I am to see you.
Mamma has given me permission to
spend a whole week !with you. Isn't
that grandf
Then turning and greeting Roland
she smiled up into his lace, as she held
out her little gloved hand. J ust then
the quiet figure, in its simple dark
dress, by Miss Grey's side, attracted
her notice.
"And what quiet little body is this?"
Alice crimsoned at the rather con
temptuous tone of the address, and.
raising her dark eyes, calmly surveyed
the saucy beauty.
"Julia, let me make you acquainted
with Miss Justin. Miss Justin Miss
The girls bowed, but a hostile look
shot from the wide open blue orbs as
Julia Luttrell mentally said :
"Only passable as regards looks; but
with dangerous eyes. I suppose she
has been flashing them at Roland be
fore now."
She threw off her wraps, and soon
was in the midstof a lively, interesting
account of the travels from which she
had just returned.
As Alice watched the rose tint come
and go on the dainty cheek, and the
mischievous dimples now disclose and
now hide themselves, as the red lips
curved away from the tiny pearl-shaped
teeth in the charming smiles Miss
Luttrell was very lavish of, she thought
to hersolf, with a dull pain at her heart.
"No man living could resist such fas
cinations." Roland seemed to know his fair en
tertainer very well, and Alice soon
found herself and Miss Grey only spec
tators, as the two jested and laughed
Alice's was a proud nature. She was
one of the kind who guard their love as
a queen guards her most precious jew
els; but that love once bestowed, neith
er time nor eternity could cause it to
falter or change, and she had known
for some time that her heait had found
its master. She had felt, too, that Ro
land Hall cherished for herself some
thing warmer than mere friendship, al
though no words had been spoken.
Roland had to come very often that
week, and Julia Luttrel made herself
more bewitching each time. i
One day when the girls were alone
together, Julia suddenly said:
"Well, Miss Justin, how do you like
Mr. Hall?"
Alice colored at the unexpected ques
tion, and replied, evasively, that of
course she thought him a very fine
young man.
"Oh! how glad I am every one ad
mires him so."
Something very significant in the
speaker's tone caused Alice to raise her
dark eyes questioningly to her corapan
ion's face.
Julia blushed and laughed, and an
swered the look by holding up her
shapely hand,
On its forefinger gleam
ed a large solitaire!
Poor Alice ! she bore her agony brave
ly until all alone, and then, in her out
burst of passionate anguish, she real
ized the depth of her love for one whom
she knew belonged to another,
and whom she must tear from her
The next day Julia left for her own
home, and things went along quietly
again. Miss Grey's sharp eyes noticed
the change in her young companion,
and shrewdly suspected the cause.
One day she asked Roland to come
up to her room as she wished to talk to
him a little while.
Roland Hall was the son of an old
schoolmate and when years before he
had been left an orphan, Miss Grey had
taken him into her lonely home, and he
had grown up to look upon her with the
affection a son yields to a dearly-loved
"Roland," the old lady began when
they were alone, "you know how much
I have thought of Julia how, years
ago, while she was yet a little, winning
gin, 1 set my heart upon you two mar
ryjng when you grew up!"
A dark flush rose to the young man's
cheek as he assented to her words.
Well, Roland," she continued.
have noticed for some time back, or
thought I noticed, that those plans
conceived in my romantic old brain
were only air-castles, after alL T have
thought I saw an expression dawning
in your eyes, my boy, when they looked
upon another dear girl, very different
to that with which they ever looked
upon Julia, and I was glad, for as Julia
has matured I miss in her those noble,
womanly qualities I would like to see
in my dear Roland's wife, yet, if Julia
is your choice, I will never say another
word." Roland started to his feet, and
clasping the old lady's hand, in a voice
trembling with suppressed emotion, ex
My dear friend my more than
mother you have seen rightly. I do
loveyour gentle companion who could
know her but to love her? But I knew
your plans for Julia and myself, and I
feared to give 3011 pain. But " here
he paused suddenly.
'But what Roland? '
"I do not think Alice loves me. I
thought at one time I could win her
sweet affections; but of late she is
changed. She avoids me."
The keen eves softened as they rest
ed on the voting roan's ingenious fea
tures, and Miss Gre3- softl- said:
"Ask her. Roland, 'taint heart nev
er won fair lady,' and never deserved
to, either."
And so it was that when Alice stole
away one afternoon to her favorite nook
a little vine-wreathed arbor in the
garden Roland found her there.
As he entered, Alice rose to go: but
his firm clasp detained her, while in
ardent, impetuous words, he flooded her
heart with the bliss of knowing her se
cret love need be a secret no longer.
Timidly Alice raised her gloiious eyes
her only beauty and read his face.
Then she falteringly whispered, "Ju
lia." "Julia ! And what of her? Ah f ( as
a light broke in upon him) "did you
think 1 loved her loved her when I
knew you, my darling? Why, we were
never more than friends never! and
then the small figure was gathered
close, and the young iips met in that
never-to-be forgotten first kiss of love.
The next letter Alice received from
home contained news which made her
feel sadly. Beechwood, their dear old
home, had been sold.
"Allie,'' wrote Josie. "we do not know.
who is the piiivliasrr; but whoever it is
he is having it fitted up in princely
style." Then, with favorable reports
of the mother s health and many ques
tions about the "new brother, the lat
ter closed.
Of course Alice had to go home to
make her preparations for her marriage,
which Roland wished to be very soon
Miss Grej- said she was too old to at
tempt to come to the wedding. As Al
ice bade her good -by the old lady held
her to her heart for a moment and then
kissing the sweet face to which she had
been the means of bringing so happy a
look, placed her in her betrothed hus
band's care for the homeward journey.
It did not take many days to con
vince the mother that her child had cho
sen wisely and well, and Josie and the
little brothers gave him a place in their
(hearts right away.
So no cloud, even "as large as a man s
hand," obscured the sun of Alice's hap
piness, as 6he stood by Roland's side
and promised to "love, honor and ooey.
The wedding tour was a long one.
After many delicious days, spent first
in one beautiful spot and then in an
other, they bent their steps homeward.
It had been decided ' that they were
first to spend some time at Alice's own
home. So when the depot carriage did
not stop at the cottage door, but drove
on into the grounds of her old home
Beechwood, and there, under the great
carved stone porch stood hei mother,
sister, brothers and Miss Grey what
wonder was it that Alice became so
dazed that her husband had to lift her
in his strong arms and carry her into
the midst of the eager group before she
realized or understood anahing?
That evening, when they were all as
sembled in the dear familiar library,
now ablaze with light, which touched
and brought out even- luxurious detail,
Alice was told a wonderful story.
Miss Grey was her mother's own
aunt Years before, the old lady, then
not old, but just recovering from grief
at the loss of her betrothed husband,
had taken her dead sister's infant
daughter under her roof, and into her
heart, as later she had taken Roland.
The infant grew up into a lovely girl,
and became attached to a gentleman
whom Miss Grey did not like. The
young couple had been torbidden to
meet; but taking matters in her own
bands, had eloped.
"That girl, Alice, was your mother.
I have an unforgiving nature, my dear,"
Miss Grey continued, "and when I
found what she had done, I vowed I
never could see or forgive her. But
child, God's ways are mysterious; when
I read your advertisement and recog
nized your name Alice Justin your
mother's name, I had given it to her
myself all the old love for your moth
er came back to my heart and I sent
for j-ou. And so my precious Alice,
you have been the means of bringing
back to me my youthful heart, for I
have never been really happy since
your mother and I parted."
By this time Mrs. J ustin's arms were
around the old lady's neck, and they
were sobbing together from very hap
piness. Beechwood had been purchased by
Miss Grey for Roland to whom after
his engagement with Alice she had
told ail the above story.
Miss Grey did not go back to her
lonely home; and Beechwood again
rings with the music of youthful voices.
Mrs. Justin's health is steadily im
proving, and Josie queens it right roy
ally as Miss Justin, of Beechwood.
Roland and Alice vie with each other
in smoothing their dear old friend's
declining years, and it is a pretty sight
to see the look of peace and content
which lights up the withered face, as
her eyes looked upon their wedded hap
piness. I
True Gentlemen.
"I beg your pardon," and with a
smile and a touch of his hat, Harry
Edmond handed to an old man against
whom he accidentally stumbled, the
cane which he had knocked from his
"Not a bit! not a bit!" said the old
man cheerily. "Boys will be boys,
and it's best they should be. You
didn't harm me."
"I'm glad to hear it;" and, lifting his
bat again, Harry turned to join the
playmates with whom be was frolics
ing at the time of the accident.
"What do you raise your bat to that
old fellow for?" aiked his companion.
Charley Gray. "He's only Giles, the
"That makes no difference," said
Harry. "The question is not whether
he is a gentleman, but whether I am
one; and no true gentleman will be less
polite to a man because he wears a
shabby coat, or hawks vegetables
through the streets, instead or sitting in
a counting-house." W hich was right?
A woman who takes a woman to her
friends introduces her into life as tbey
do the bearer of a flag of trace into the
enemy's camp unharmed and blind'
Man goes to the dogmas; woman is
satisfied with sacraments. Her instinct
apprehends what his reason is slow to
admit; that God allows himself to be
approached more readily than to be un
"Old Dryasdust is getting awful fat,'
one lnwyer remarked of another to a
mnd. Yes," replied bis mend, wno
had been "to law" once or twice, Yes,
they've feed him too much. Burling
ton Hawkeye.
Grain by Grain.
uia you ever Know a Doy, wnen ne
began to work in earnest fur a living.
who ever had wages enough? Some
how salaries and wants never do keep
up with each other. There are not
many who.like an old philosopher, can
waiK along tne straets of a tray city,
and note the tempting wares set outoo
every side, and yet say, "How many
things there are here that I do not
want." i et if you can get a little into
this way of looking at the luxuries of
life, it will be a great help to your
peace and mind. And it Is a very
singular fact that most fortunes have
been laid on very small foundations.
A great merchant was accustomed to
tell his many clerks that he laid the
foundation of his property when he
used to chop wood at twenty-five cents
a cord. Whenever he was tempted to
squander a quarter, he would say,
"There goes a cord of wood." He
learned in very early years a lesson in
practical economy.
An eld woman had been seen for
many years hanging about the wharves
where vessels were loaded and unload
ed in New York harhor, intent on pick
ing up grains of coffee, corn, rice, etc.,
that by chance scattered on the piers.
The other day she was badly hurt by
some heavy bags of grain falling on
oer. rue Kind merchants took: up a
purse for old Rosa, and sent her to her
home in lioboken, in charge of an
officer. What was bis surprise to find
that the neat ana handsome furnished
cottage was the property of the old
grain picker. She had literally built
and furnished it, as the coral workers
do their homes, grain by grain.
jjo not oe discouraged though yonr
pronts are small. II you cannot in
crease the income, the only way out of
tne aimcuity is to cut down the wants
Turn every claim to the best account,
and as prices go, you will be able to
gel a vast amount of comfort out of
even a small income. The habits that
you are forming are also of the great
est importance, and may be made the
foundation stones of high prosperity.
Curiosities of Life.
Lay your finger on your pulse and
know that at every stroke some im
mortal soul passes to its Maker some
fellow-being crosses the river of death;
and, if we think of it, we mav well
wonder that it should be so long before
our turn comes.
Half of all who live die before seven
teen. Only one person in ten thousand
lives to be a hundred years old, and
but one in a hundred reaches sixty.
The married live longor than the
There is one soldier to every eight
persons, and out of every thousand
born only ninety-five weddings take
If you lake a thousand persons who
have reached .-eventy years, there are
of clergy men, orators, and public speak
ers, forty three; farmers, forty; work
ing men, thirty three; soldiers, thiriy-
two; lawyers, twenty-nine, professors,
twenty-seven; doctors, twenty-four.
Words of Wisdom.
Great gifts make beggars bold.
Be wise worldly, but not worldly
It is right to be contented with what
we have; never with what we are.
Many people find their only happi
ness in forcing themselves to lie un
happy. Virtue requires no other recompense
than the tribute of self-approbation nnd
The flower which we do not pluck is
the only one which never loses its
beauty or its fragrance.
He who will not reason is a bigot; he
who cannot is a fool; and he who dares
not is a slave.
Truth is ei lipsed often, and it sets for
a night, but never is it turned aside
from its eternal path. ,
Truth will never die: the stars will
grow dim, the sun will pale his glory;
out trutn win ever do young.
Age is not all decay; it is the ripen
ing, the swelling of the fresh life with
in, thtt withers and bursts the hutk.
We learn to climb by keeping our
eyes not on the hills behind us. but on
the mountains that lise before us.
The beginning of faith is action, and
he only believes who struggles; not he
wno merely minus a question over.
Every heart hss its secret sorrow
which the world knows not, and often
times we call a man cold when he
only sad.
We are all more or less echoes, and
we repeat, In spite of our lives, the
virtues, the faults, the movements. and
the characters of those who are always
witn us.
Chat and Chatter.
The skylark sings sweetest when it
has a soar throat.
Mrs. Partington says that her minis
ter preached about the "parody of the
probable bon."
A m m uuy get mad and strike at a
flea with a crowbar, but he's always
sorry lor u aiterward.
Lawyers are never more earnest than
when they work with a will that is.
u tne estate is valuable.
Eve didn't bother her head about
the fall style of bonnets, and Adam
never went to bed with his boots on.
"An" why is an Irishman loike a
ship? asked Mike. "It's because aich
wan of 'em ts followed by a wake."
In former times the man ate cream
(if the cat didn't anticipate him) but
now tney cremate tne man. Hawkeye
a nappy moiner oi male twins en
thusiastically refers to her treasures as
her "sweet boy and boy." Stamford
Thomas Jefferson was a tender-heart
ed man. He would always turn aside
rather than stop on a wasp when he
was barefooted.
Sergeant Bates will cirry no more
nags around the country until he cm
make it pay better than to carry a hod
up and down a lader.
A f irmer, speaking of the thinness
of his hay crop, said, "The grasshop
pers have all got lame trying to jump
irom one Diaue oi grass to another."
A California paper informs us that
alcohol may be made from beets. Prob
ably. We know a great many dread
ful "beats" have been made from al
cohol. When a Uerman musician says
"Uotterdamerung," be dosen't mean
to be profane, lie is merely speaking
of Wagner's great new musical per
formance. A healthy bridegroom, an army
musket, and an ouut-e of bird-shot, all
working harmoniously together, will
discourage a sernade quicker than a
thunder shower.
A Kentucky girl says that when
she dies she desires to have tobacco
planted upon her grave, that the weed
nourished by her dust may be chewed
by her bereaved lovers for solace.
"Why is it that people boot a dog
and shoe a hen?" Boston Transcript.
"And foot a bill?' Philadelphia Bulle
tin. And slipper round the corner
when they see tbelr tailor? New York
'My dear," said a wife to her hus
band, "I really think It is time we had
a greenhouse." "Well, my love, paint
It any color you please. Red white or
green will suit me," responded the
In purtuance of lite, I, LTA3TILT0X EATOX, Treasurer of Belmont eounty, Ohio,
hereby give notice to the Tin payer of mid county, Viat the tone levied on eacA HUNDRED
DOLL A RS valuation of Taxable Property for the year 1378, for all purpose in the teveral
Toirnehip and Corporation, art asfolluv:
State Levy.
County Levy.
Sinking Fund 05 eta
General Revenue Fund 04 eta
Asylum Fund 10 cts.
School Fund ... 10 cts.
Total 29 cts.
c i o
z 1 x
3- sr
Towxshjps & Corporations.
Is, a.
P.-! 5
Flushing Corporation
Flushing School District
Goshen ...
Kirk wood
Fairview School District
Fairview Corporation
Pease ...
Bridgeport Corporation
Bridgejiort School District
Martin's Ferry School District
Martin's Ferry Corporation .
Bellaire Corporation .
St. Clairsville Corporation
St. Clairsville School District
Morristown Sehool District
Morristown Corporation
Barnesville Corporation
Barnesviile School District
York ....
Powhatan Sehool District
The following are the provisions of the act
Annual collection of Taxes:
Section 1. That each person charged with Taxes on a Tax Duplicate In the hands of
CouDtv Treasurer mav of his option, pay the full amount of such Taxes on or before the
Twentieth day of December, or one-half thereof on or l-efore the Twentieth day of Decem
ber, and the remaining naif tnereol on or uelore the rwcntictn nay 01 June nexi ensuing.:
Sscnos 4. When one-half of the taxes as aforesaid, charged against any entry an Tax
DuDlicate in the hands of a County Treasurer shall not be paid on or before the Twentierh
day of December next, after the same shall have been so charged, or when the remainder jof
such' tax shall not be paid on or before the Twentieth day of June next thereafter, the Coun
ty Treasurer shall proceed to collect the same by distress or otherwise, as may at the time be
prescribed by; law, together with a penalty of five per centum on the amount of taxes so de
linquent, and 11) all cases wnere sucn Halt 01 any taxes, otner tnan on real estate, snail not
have been paid on the Twentieth day pf December, the whole amount of taxes, other than on
real estate, for the current year so charged, shall be due and delinquent, and shall be collected
in the manner and with the penalty in this section.'
Section 5. When one-half of taxes charged against any entry of real estate, shall not be
paid on or before the Twentieth day of December in each year, or collected by distress
otherwise prior to the February settlement, as authorized by this act, a penalty of fifteen per
cent thereon shall be added to such ball of said taxes on tne duplicate, and 11 said taxes ana
penalty, including the remaining half of such taxes shall be paid on or before the Twentieth
day of June next thereafter, or collected by distress or otherwise prior to next August settle
ment, the same penalty shall be charged on said last half of said taxes, and the amount of the
whole together shall constitute the delinquent taxes on such real estate, to be collected in the
manner that is or may be prescribed by law, and if the amount of such delinquent taxes and
penalty together with one-half of the taxes charged on any such real estate for the current
year, shall not be paid on "r before the Twentieth day of December of the same year, the said
delinquent) taxes and penalty, and the w hole of the taxes of the current year shall be due and
be Collected by the sale of such real estate, in the manner that is or may be authorized by law,
and in case the first half of the taxes charged upon any real estate shall be paid on or before
the Twentieth day of December, as provided in this act. but thf remaining half thereof shall
not be paid on or before the Twentielh day of
oro.Mierwise, prior to the next August settlement, as provided in tins act, men tne same pen
alty shall be added to such unpaid taxes, and
provided in tins act, and with the taxes of the
astate as aforesaid.
I will attend in person or by Deputy
the purpose o: receiving luxes:
BRIDGEPORT, Pease tp., Friday, October 18th.
BELMONT, Goshen tp., Monday, October 21st.
BURR'S MILLS, Goshen tp., Tuesday, October 22nd.
BOSTON, Somerset tp., Wednesday, October 23rd.
SOMERTON, " Thursday October 24th.
BARNESVILLE, Warren, Friday & Saturday, October 25th and 2Gth.
BELLAIRE, Pultney Tp., Monday,
I will attend at the Treasurer's Office in St Clairsville, from November 1st
until the 20i.li day of December next to receive taxes after which all taxes re-
insiiniig unpaid will be subject to the
Certificates for labor performed on
Taxes, except when whole tax is paid
It is absolu'ely necessan-, to avoid
tion be given ia each and every case.
reasonable to satisfy tax-payers, yet no
a clo.se collection.
County Fund - 13 eta,
Bridge Fund 05 cts.
'Poor Fund 03 cts.
Building Fund..... 10 cts
Total 33 cts.
31 J
a ,"
3 ;03 1071 07 20V-64I 84$
5 !02V05 19 5 37 lf.4 101
5 02 05 S 63i 83 ',64.147
15 02k 05 5 17j;64 81J
5 ! " 05 15 10 35 64 99
5 02 05 20 32 64 96
5 02 05 45 57 64,121
5 02 05 45 OS 65 64 129
2J; 10 301 20 5 68 64 132
5 05 25 35 64 99
la 10 35 15 15 80 64jl44
! 05 35 15 60 64 124
15 05 70 80 64144
5 70 50 125 64189
4 10 12 14 1 1J 43 64107
4 40 25 li 1J 45 45 162 64 226
4 10 09 05 28 64 92
4 05 40 82 81 64 145
.4 10 40 54 64 118
. : 10 10 23 64 87
',7 10 35 5a 64 118
. 2 05 11 04 21 25 64 80
2i 05 45 2 55 64 119
2J 45 21 50 64 114
2 07 J 23 20 52 64 116,
12 05 50 20 40 20 137 64 201
n2 071 50 20 79 64 143$
. 10 10" 21 15 56 64 120
. 3 10 25 04 42 64 106
5 ,05 13 l 23 64j 87
6 10 13 21 50 64 114
lf HO 111 128 55 64ll9
of April 2d, 1859, with reference to the Soml
June next thereafter, or be collected by distress
the same shall be treated as delinquent taxes
current year collected Dy tne sale 01 eucn real
at the following times and places for
Tuesday & Wednesday, Oct 28, 29 & 30
penalties prescribed by law.
roads, received at the collection of June
at December collection.
the full legal penalty, taat prompt atten
While it is proposed to do everything
effort will be spared necessary to make
St. Clairsville, September 12, 1878.
Opposite Treasurer's Office.
Dins mis mmim w&wma,
&c., &c.
Pure Spices, Fine Teas, and Choice Coffees,
C3TOur stock is complete, and we confidently
01 prices, w 0 snail continue to use every enort to give our inenas
Best Goods at as Reasonable Prices as possible.
Call and see the splendid stock of
Just opened, and everything else in our line.
Monuments, Head Stones, Mantles, &c.
Scotch and American Granite Honumcnts and Ucad Stones
Furnished to ordor. AH work done in best ntjrlo, and tnothingbut the
All persons in nued of work will Hud it to their advan age to give us
1 will attond at the Works, in St. Clairsvlllo, every Saturday afternoon.
Fair Ground Street,
8-8, 78. L.L. TONKINS, pqu'JAgtt
EstisM 1844
ask an inspection of Goods and comparison
We know we can do you good.
best material usod.
a calL Satisfaction
u ni mm
Oils, Dyes, Glnaa,
1'alent Hediclneo,
urj UTJ
Brushes, 8pfl
Large Stock ofGoods
Id onr Line, strictly as represent
ed, and at bottom prices.
J. 15. UOGE,
Druggist, opposite SfUCUtirllofel,
These gentlemen hmv. not la ator a fla.
apply or Coffins, Caikels, Ac, whleh tacy ar
at exceedingly
They are prepared to attend fnnerala at ihart
notice, hsvlns In connection with their
tabllehment a good Betrae, safe Hcraee &A4
enr.ru L Driver.
Cer. Main aid Falr( Graaad Street,
March 9. 76 ly.
Hair Vigor,
For restoring Gray Hair to
Its natural Vitality and Color.
A dressing
which is at once
healthy, and ef
fectual for pr
rvinp; the
hair. Faded or
1 gray hair is toon
rettortd to ttt
original tobr.
ri& th glou and frethneu of youth.
Thin hair is thickened, falling; hair
checked, and baldness often, thowgh
not always, cured by its use. Koth
ing can restore the hair -where the
follicles are destroyed, or tha glands
atrophied and decapsjt Bat inch s
remain can be Bared fbr Tnefixlness
by this application. Instead of Jbnl
ing the hair with a pasty sediment, it
will keep it dean and rigorous. Its
occasional use will prevent the hair
from turning; gray or falling off, and
consequently prevent baldness. Frte
from those deleterious substances
which make some preparations dan
gerous, and injurious to the hair, the
Vigor can only benefit but not harm
it If wanted merely for a
nothing else can be found so deetr
able. Containing neither oil nor
dye, it does not soil white cambric,
and yet lasts long on the hair, gmr
it a rich, glossy lusts and a grateso
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer Si Co.,
Fractical and Analytical Chemist,
Fall and Winter Siort
Has reccivoe and is now opening a
Latest Goods ol tUs Sn!
Consisting In part o
Cloths and
Testings and
Gent's Furnishing Goods 1
Hats. Caps and Valises!
Nearly pponlir the til. i'lalr Hetel.
16 to 9M per day made by ey
worker of either sex, riiibl In
tbelr own localities. Partic
ulars and samples worth $ft ttf, ItnproTe
Soar spare time at this business. Aldreea
Tiasoa Co, Portland. Maine. I-i.
Chronicle Printing Office.
Mrnont CCfjrontcfe
Job Printing Office
32 - Column Newspaper.
Republican In politics, yet ocrarteoaa And
fair la lta treatment of all qaestoinai
deroted particularly to General
and Local News. Choice
Miscellany, Market
Reports, Ac
If fou Aoee MercJuendite to Sell,
If you hue Property to Rent,
If you hate Property to Sell or Trade,
If you leant to Advertiee your Bvtineu,
Tell Multitudes of Peopla at Ones
The Belmont Chronics I
J! Pili
This Establishment Is prepared to do a
of Job Printing at short notice, and est
most reasonable terms.
Special attention paid 10 the neat and expe
dltlons printing of
W-8ALE BLLL8,-13
Letter Heads, Bill Heads,
Blank Orders Black Receipts,
And a kinds of Printing In Plain
Black and Fancy Colors
O-Estimates furnished for all Hods of vork
open sample being senUt Address
Belmont Chronicle
Clolfe from Thomas
Hughes & Co,,
1st Because thev bnv In larvA nnmntltia
bavt nnequalixl facilities for baying, and.
therefore, enn afford to sell for lees than Uoa
ooi naving soen advantages.
1 1. They bave a laree corns of FIRST-CLASS
CU IT KKS, and joa are more certain to get
3l than anywhere else.
&. Tbey sell only for easb. and do mat
ebari;eroa anything for losses they wool
bave to sustain If they wer dnlna a eradlfc
business. We bave
Reduced the Price
"' everything In onr line, and propose to sell
- luwiuimiHnvu iney can be sola
f t where. With Increased facilities for maa
nesetaiing. and wltb a Complete
Stock of Spring Goods
In store. In connection wltb the venr
lew erleee at which we propose to sell them,
re SMored that we can make It greatly
te tne advanlaawofall to favor as wltb a sail.
rnses marked in plain ngnres.
Thomas Hughes & Co.,
Mereltant Tailors,
CoB.rrwwjTH 4 WATaa

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