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M - - VOL. 58. WOODSTOCK, VA., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY, 9 1878. NO. 1.3 SHESANDOAH HERALD i? res? .^ h 8HENANDOAH H- ?*' J r'JLILI?HNa Ci" Iw** -liib.. iu stkvaas and lit y Cent? will . Ail ciitunuuicatiou? 01 a ssltas? aatai charged for a? a advertitiu?. Job I?riniia?. All kinds of Job Work done at ?I th.- most ri\.ftfn.?i>.e rates. A.(i I'rvftsswitut '.'//?<(.-. WYNKOOl'. .1 ? T O R A Cfflc? un Main Str?, . 0 Cn wool i Wi 1 sesaABN la adiactitl c sal BW" i-pe,-:. claim? Bad a I | a??, M .-i.- W i . s. il ..J.? .. ? ?V.l. ' - . . ..?-, Harre?, ?u.. . Hu\ii.t! -|i' Conn. ptr,.jr Qlvtng ipeetalsi H. C. I 4 lll .?tku:mas a WOODSTl BHBNANDOAH Ct)l ? April, 29?tf AS. II. Wll LI V as, v. ?. T. W11.1.1 VI-. t*'!Ll.lAMs fe BatO I ATTORNEYS AT LAW WOODSTOCK, V v. ractlee 1n the Ooastl ham, Page, Predcrl.K and I n the O m?-) of Appeal? ol I U. S. OistrKi . Special attentiou flvan i i tl claim?. H. H. R?DDLKBEHGER, ATTORNEY AT LAW. WOODSTOCK, V.l. tJE-vciii pracLc? In ?1 ?lanuary. 1S7G? w ILUAM8 aOSABI ... PIBJj 1 WOODSTOCK, VA. w e ?re raseeted ; ; liiu'a Firvaud Marin. > the Lyuchburg liaukin:; at: i Inanrai Both are br-t nsual [?IHBtlllBBS ( GEORGE K. CALV1 1 ATTORNEY AT LAW. Naw Marrkt, V \ Wll practtc* ia the C C >nuty, ?nd in all tb. ' Psce Counties. I have made an ?rr .? . A alien. Ail - of busitirtts st Wo? ?ithout any addltloaal I have tuaii' I ner.t lawyer* in Koc?iughaiu Olee?Next door to 11 June 17. DR. A. I.. r.KI.KU ri.?JT. Having rent. them ou tbr H: - '?: main two v. ? will steed .u ?: Ui 'wa rsV-'-.r.ni.t -i ['? ' Jan. 11?tf. D B A- MARTIN, h<- In- ii'-utn m,-i aid Juv l'h / < W VT . ? jeu? ol I lie > . will Bl ? < ever?, u.. id SI . 11 ' IBOB >. :. Ji i Wo bave cob:, ?n 1 LiijiiT Hu A COMMISSION DEPARTMENT A. E PHILLIPS, fo- the ?wie of Flour. 01 Butter. cf Country Prodace. ill eontlirnin- I ?nd prompt return Mr. a. i' sa >. will give his per. nal att. Dtton aud Marvlsnd trsdr, Apr. U-lyr. BVF.i, L. ?vf. I?ISEY. CABINET MAKER AND Undertake?!* Keep? c-.D'ttn-'v ' r. head I -a.b prio-r., r?iiM : I non He has en hand a-. Chair?, Bare?'is, B. ? Desks ?ul *..', i. i We-Fillede fie will he promet to f .-i,:. ' . 1ST" I ' vork warranted fors rranor.jbk- time._^t nlv 3">?tf. Kilini /^?NSMITHING! M. RIDDLEBARGEl. F HAVE resuine.j raj old Ma.fe to iny aM friends NEW QtJNfl ALWAYS ON HAN AND FOR SALE. Repairin? neotie HM1| eiped ? An ?in l? ot matenal t'.jr re!.?. M.junti'irra. Lo ike, Tri ' ?? rs, Ac. iJjyCaali ?ml Pi rk M RIDDI-?BARGE R -nar 31. 1-4T0. ? 1?, ILSO.VS HOTEL WOOMTOi K Vs. vv Knlirgvtf and ijr-ifhj / ?/ AMPLE ACCOMMODA : luerem-ted iie'iin la ef .* IM I'M . This hotel bal the erection,"!' I ?ir ? buil ?ini- whi. h will girt he tiav??; THI . , ti ne-? ?vi'h lee beat . be - no paia of)-uejts ii this .le,i*>.rt'ut-nt. T.1K B\lt w.U betteetna ?rtta il Hsjasra. a full ?appi? t>? u Rvb ?raiter, (the -.?aty ' horeT-nm |p . ? M te tu? ,'..ii.ity,)caii be 'fun,! fcj wislnli,' ? -.'-..: I .Iur-t?r> ?BJ c.. ir! will fJE>.. or their tea pel die.n, aul tin-., ^-fel, al<?B in payaent if ictire I. vas ilol.Ti?'.0 a ra .cite I. KO? Rl' u : Uar 1 t tL\Tw\ .? ?'TIfl Per Day ?Ihm.-. Te-ii <P?# ? ??-p?-aVa i .??. AddrrnsU. - *lao. xa 71?i rr. a Co., rortland. Main?^ -, - Ni ? ' - - Wo. - . Y . - . . . . - ' ?? V-M 1 . - 1 l - - Mt call' a. i Y'i:. - - ~:t. i Srri R1XTENDEST OF V'OU. Manreti ?n. -t !TI1V1 .Mt. Olive San .' hn Haust nfluck, .... '? R. M Lantz,.Ed Lev! 'tinker,.Mt. i .New Market OVERSEERS 1*0 Strasburg Wo - Brvcn Fountain?. Laut?. M la. - Nul '.IlilY ITB1 IC. - - - - Btraaburg. VV' - Ml J - i. - - - Mt, Jackson. Jaa. U. .' crt, - - - Mt, ! ' . ' .1 Funk ami ? 11..-!. ti ' owden -- i .vi II. C . ' ' -.-..?? M ? - . . ' - - i A'-'. I SEW v'XK. .i'i (MiYiiUJ IjfflrTT - IN i HAXCEBY. i;r.?!'. W. Magrnder, II. E. Stick -. vt. Magruder E, E stick? icy, L. Triplet!. Jr. IMIS8IOXER OF tCCOCNTS. 1er Woodstock, Va Adtertii ENTRAI, uni KI. NKW MARKET, VA. M im. S. 1? iLTZMAN, Prr*p rietres. i repaired tbi? ?-eil : I i> I* ,.?i. n : -wo i f -inga?among which (tone, t i .-intim ? . -.?es de . With quiet Colll tbleratea, ?rill be ?rrnmnintiattil. ' care ; the liar snp ? 't IIOLTZMAN 1825. 1877. 01? DRUG STORE, t WOODSTOCK VA ? by Dr. ten? o. - B. SCHMITT. - - Proprietor. DEALER I3NT Drugs, Medicines. Glass, iviivrs. oils. DYivnir. SOAPS. BR?? ' rafeo. ices ?.at ? 'il'J ? TI. PURl morwiuiain ?D LIVER Ofli ? others is nut the fUi.v niiioiit.^i-iioicciti'ic emelltpgond ?rorae, taetlnf article, bol at n paro, blnml. I're-h I'll. tOlthOtti -i'iv Basil., ?'?.I nit'l ret ih.-1 t>v tlie iTi?i-t imaoh, tod potsMiB all (tu ' eliif.u'V In to , ? tbunany other C0l> LIVER OIL raakea it tfBoat v uab'e ?for partent' ? ?? itralM* roqouvi. tlie ttto <>i UOI? I VKR on.. ' ..;1|? py P 10?ly. ?. .SCHMITT, D.ui.i a. luati?rnr,Ttloa of Ctverntr UoliUlay. Sri.F.M'li) civic AND MILITARY Dl? PLAY?SI'EKCH OF OOV. K! I ? IX VI OCBAL ADDBE8B OF t 1III-1K MAOttBTM Yin. . . V.\.. Jan. 1.?Foi lii-st t) history of Vii ? ;'. \\ . ' . vtlchnioti ? h Govei Bevel ' - parts of the S : .. r witnesi I irture froi ? . days m.is in conse? quence of u d?sir? ol many people to In a tUting manner t!. (.nv, envi ci. ?t. ui-i> at b compliment to Ida section of Uto state. (Shenandoah Valley.) which for the Ural lime fur nishea a Governor tor Virginia. The morementa of the proci through the pr?ocipai itreeta t" the capitol were witnessed by throngs ol people The ceremonii i of the inaugu ration took place on the southern portico of the capitol building, where the oath of office was administered by Judge Christian, of the Supreme Court, and the new Governor was Introduced to the people by the Hon. James I.. Kemper, the retiring Govi rnor. GOV. KllMi'IUl's 8PEEC1I. In obedience to the constitution ami laws I now vacate the chief cxi office of the gorernmen! and I surren? der its powi Bponsibiiili to my honored su ?? y in his custody frfr the future is the name uf Virginia?now y-< unsullied and pare. In common with ever patriotic citizen I cordially the wish and the hope that, with honor tu himself and with advantage to the character of the Commonwealth at horn? and abroad, he may fulfill a tru>t which a generous ? op) commit i US, I have the honor to introduce lo you th Governor of V rgii la. I N AtCt'K.VI. Ai- OOVEKNOIt! IIOLLIDAY. Gov. Holhday then ?-' li inaugural ad ? ever bri - - <,'?'?? ' While liic honor ; of dut; ? I I ? - ' | path i-, ours ar ise they m ?'. led ,liv . . now theifid . :;..?:.. It -. ,t falls to ' ? - the work oftlftir ?ri oiua and labor - ; ave had many and sore trial-, Thej have - ? triumphed. Indeed, have with each coming generation fasteue ? more fir olv the love o? the people, and made their sufferings as well as their their defeats as well as their vict it,ure to their fame. The history which the founders of the stnte began carried on by'their descendants, whose workmanship in many ways will bear comparison with the finished forms of those master-builders. I know that success is not written upon all their efforts. But not needed to make an i (Art great, defeat signalizes more than achievement, and elevates the defeated by the very coi of heroic endeavor. Truth and earnestness have mon i" il ? ilh irrcatnesa than ; : or victory. Victors may spring from chance, or overwhelming odds; but earnestness and truth make that charac? ter out of which j Is perennially grow. This is the ciown of Virginia'. greatness. Her people were n i when they pledged their lives, their fortunes am1 their Mtcred honor, a hundred years ago; they were in ear? nest when they redeemed that pi by eight vears o! war; they were in ear ne-t when they favored the adoption of an inttrumeat by which they agrei d to cast their lot with the tilt r States in the formation of the Union; they m cr? in earnest when for generation! they gavsj oi their jeweli to , cpublic, and of their territory to enlarge i to domain; they wore In -; when no sacrifice wa pholi* the i genuis and self-devotion b mingj they were noi ?: earnest when, in ?heir ' they believed thai honor w .. . ? d for Uli . \ii 1. win n pp patted away. Mold in admin hi tl Dg defeat - : ivhich had h',*Jierlr}crovvn?-l Nor di 1 tin y forge! tlic?f> virtt the trying times thni l'I'"Wi ! . feat. Their tcrriton ' r'nd niif-tliVd ???? them, te ly wan ili. ir ill-mil's had been u.ht'd. and their own goveri roen' V'C'I niai' W p( ??' Out. Ou the In. 1*3 $t sprttituc? the\ I Iht?ir claim, and nothi happened ?!? time. iterJ at ? gained by tl Ir I, iro.c i Bbrl - in unis uion; tli 1 ave g ? the qpri endurance with whicl tl-..-;. I I . ? :v raruett and i ? with Joy iliat wo say ihat Ihi . represen ted nuil hat ? qual veil tilt of the rej nl II . ftjitiia is heard the: i tl rough li ?:? t?'ln r lin peak with rhich beloBgcd to her In l! olden time. m the breaking up o? the presei parties and the formation of new, un-: dangers threaten. Parties baaed npc or springing oat ol the ttrnclnra of m government arc ever moat and ongbt I have. They keep the government I ringt and prevent it- drifting : extremea. Hut partiea founded < . lasaea la the beginning of the cud any republic. Its very definition equality oi' txditical rigbta and tl mutual care of every claaa. Under tl .- they work t : ir the ad >anc< mi nt of the inr. vidual and the common ?real; but who any one party reaches for and : : 111?, lit tO promote, ttirOUg its agency, its own interest, the r< ? ady ended, and anan 1 or i!c>; ' :?.:: ' \V!i. ;. u.. i? talk of founding ; the tariff, in'? nial i m pro* broad er a narrow i in <>t tli c institution and the like, no d? ug< feared. Rallier iratchtulnei! of each will im ?1;:; whl is, mad ui> ?f rich ?????I P?ori ,M',|'-': . ipital, notbingfotj v.ctl for an : ? lotions th< i-morrow, an I tut is walkinj ? i tli upi ij. m. fr -ni everj day in and broader li ndust ry, i ikin^ him tin ' : ' i. w] ' . ? 1 !? .vor ' r am - ?;".' t III ?:ni but 1 tio i to say lhat lin y an public. 1 wou! 1 not take away front labor any protection ii has, i I refusa it any protection il lo have. But I would give it no fiiroi that 1 deny to capital. The lui.. cabin in the mountain faatneas simule bave the ?-ame protection thai is giver to the lordliest mansion of the rich, bnl no moro. Each is, in the eye of tli. law, a castle, aud either may be inhabit ad by th-i knightliest knight. Barely 1 would not, when the poor ryim has b* noble cflbrtlifted himself from the cabin to the palace, regard him the i - cause in' hasadded so much to his own usefulness and to the power of the l?tate. There is and ought to he uo strife be? tween the peor and the rich. Laboi makes wealth, then lives upon it. And the effort to cause antagonism is fought with evil to both. This is (rue in politi ?ill i .".'onoiny ; it is far more vital in poli? ties it always baa and always will r ? " ? ? i ii the ruin of free governnicuf. There is no room for such parties in Virginia. A more gentle rule never held sway in any country. Our statute ?,. '? does not contain a ?single law that presses harshly upon the lowly and poor. On the other hand, it is full of i laws for their good. We have poor , homestead laws, lawa to protect the ?ragee of the laborer from levy. ?Ve. have hospital u-ylums for the deaf, the dumb, the blind and the insane. ? are opt n to all whom God's finger bas touched ;*but only to the poor, without pay. We have free schools, whoae leach i or en? |oy without price- where t'.e humblest how to walk In thoae path.-, ul I distinction which are closed to none who '-.!.? i?? lili the high pince-? in the i 0 Die for such | ' in V'ht Hut we it ?C? . law there n ] wen- good and a Unte .vernimm l ' . rva i .? nil i>l lav.. Would l?C U thwut now?. ? pean i -hall be ami bow organised, Ina daapoilsrsi it i u.aitih m the <?' :?im\. in a repuK' te be In civil "lli The importance .. ihis latter cannot I he overrate I. Coming from aVtatjOf the people, the) learn the les-ons <<: d.cncu and carry them hack to Ibair owi ? ?1 tu firesides, and make them ,.ik of life. Covered by of the State, ? whole happiness and eal upon its arm. I.ov thc lets, .ml look up? he "Mother if their peace and - 1: tve til :!- nul i il? - 'military pow irmy. M i? careful guard ol r ; it is linel upon llemenl , y, Lui for ing how the safety and ! commonwealth can bfl L'UtrusterJ lo Its own people. Ucli an ancestry, such a his? tory, aud such a government, what bin? me g< nial sky TVC-?ffrS*f^ Tit i , mt m?,~ where the ships of the world muy ride ; the >an:e ?rai-ietv and fertility of Mi), ii'oni the tea to the mi trataint, : -he iron the name of the mother of ? ?? i.. 'i and v? '' -. I know that the hand o? violence !? nt her in twain, and that the ravages of four years' terrible war have kit cruel mark*. I know that niauy of her best and bravest fell, ami thai poverty now abounds where oners, iliuit ?sin d reiinemi'iit ami wealth. I know that in the lalrettandmotl fruit? ful IT - "Us Of droUth have parched up the labor of the husband maii ordestroyingfiooda have iweptit away. But I believe that there still exists Unit loyalty to honor and that de i tu law v. tail !i enabled her people to beai ihe.-i- things without shrinking. I believe that her people are Hill car m Btaffld true. What, then, hinders Virginia. Fur d in the war, and then m the toila of reconitruction. The war is iiv-r. and her relationa with the 1'- ?'?? ? ?vi iTiineiit are again fixed under theeonatitution and the laws:and nom have been, or '.\ill ' -.-, bravi r to Btand up to them. What, then, It . i '.' Tim excitement which aroused and troubled the people in the late canvass onawera ; for nothing waa heard on ev? ery hustings and court ! a bul -, debt. What ol it i Males have re, an-,1 have been honest, and have survived. la it a just debt. and has tlie State received considera r it! I have never heard ?I ' m id by ; ?v hi || V: . ', U : ? When I ':...-. . ? . ! ? . . .11 di termine win t! i .. ?a to be vicioui or virtuous, A :, - ?delation tuaj ople from .t ? , de] ravi d aud dis? honest men. Nothing ao soon a plishi s this unlia] py end as a disregard mn compacts. Upon their sano tity the whole frame work of society . from the sacr< d bon ! that li funilv to tlie strung and subtle - ? i tviiifh binds in harmony otherwise jart menta in the unity ofgovernment. 'liiis should gmde every ene wh calltd i" take part in the councils of the Mai'. Especially la this true in a re? publican form ofgovernment like wiili.ait virtue it cannot survive; force must toon take the place of reason. And the man wIid thinks he can Ute such tracki to gain a petty end. will find, when too late, thai everything lalott. I'hi- hope and onlv hop-' of B n public is tie recognition of the sanctity l f ,cn (raOl*and the binding obligation and supremacy o?'law. Our duty, then, a- good citizens, i to devise means to pay the debt, not h find ways to avoid it. It will hard!; pay it to criminate some former Legisla tare by general charges of bribery am tVatit... I.'iiuy one has dared to taint th< halls of legislation with these crines fi? ll i m be brought, to triar and punisbet with the utmost rigor of the ?aw. X n will it any more pay the deb? to weakei the standing among the peo* I hi'.die-t court by n flections upon its judgment or Integrity, a court of wbicl arti Btatc might be proud- *o learned so able and M pure. Nor do; s it pay the del I to pitad tin war, save as touching our anility. Thai | was of onr choice, and I hear bo on? who engaged in it complain ofita loeaee, thou 'h untold wealth ?/as si>< nt and - i Iraanj tfkttleficld and a great cemetery. v. [lining tli. I was I ricti even In the : of and in view of more dreadful \n complaiut then ofl one ef vii I -y, STo rcring ti I or \ .'n tamlne stared |1 cm in fie re will ? ?w to hear -! nn In .Uli bar? >i ? we then bore, t! i have been well niith I'lt'.d. and a triumph rj'inl to the vii tory of arms wou1 ! have -111 nil.I :I. '. ?if o*ar p.opi?'. Hut our people tire not >?: I have not m en or hear.I of an in I bold rnouu'li to avow pu'di. 1?, the loe nine of r?pudiation. I hope none r-|*H will m -lake the thin?- for the name, But ought uvt thoss who aspire to rule in public affairs to be caretul lest in tin zeal of party they do not let full idea which make the impie.-.-um upon tin piiud of the ignorant and unwary tha it is more important to study how nol to pay than how to pay the d not now. the dciua^Q. lie. shallow ami wicked, '.'.??I -01 ".i be al road in the . mgerous than an inyedingarmy. 'He latter unites, tlicformer diisovk's patriotism. Nol lurvivea, is remit? ted to his original obscurity, and r mightier than be rides and gu storm. With such ideas in the ascendant, i picture Virgiuia would presenl A -tatu'.e-look full of provisions foi itectioo of property, and for n i im nts of individual ? .. 'ii-ands raised by t.ixa ?u~~_a........i ?.?atttiaL-??Jt?-1-lrAiei? ..Ulitis youths of the country may be f?lhloncd into | 001 citizen* and stalwart men, and yet tin state that doe itanding Irani! I belli ve there is no danger of such I result. However far Virginia may, ii moments of excitement or suffering driit from her mooringa, ?ober leconi thought will restore her. Il.r pi opll arc ttlll carnes?, and true. There is, and can h?-. but one ?-x? UM for the non-payment of an honest di ? ?inability?either tor the individual ir the court ot moral-; or for the State hi the liar of public opinion. So graver respontibilhty can tall tc the lot of men than (ails upon ?us now entering upon offiice in Virginia. Ibh debt issue bas hitherto been overshad? owed by the questions ofourieturu tc the Union and salvation of our local . . uent. These objects ha? c been gaineil, thanks to the good and o/our S tale. Tin re now stands out in hold relief, not only before our vilize 1 world, this grave problem of the d bt. Then it was i >w it. is a question of honor. The former cannot live without the 10 now enb ; tl it is nen and imconiddered. T ley were ? - ed to know all about '.-it was made the i anvass, Even if they wished, tin re is no way ol shirking the i .. Ti.i\ have pi i cttlc the troublesome matter once i know that, .1 not upon the i ? ? ? . i . and r '!? ?*H public from . to end it. I . ilcd the rest of tl h ivi.il ei ntrc. making the n dit of the SI i i long ' it driven labor and capital from one of the grandest i ,,;,.. hit diurnal _ . do Igh ha- it hampered ol a people panting for a ? higher and wider power. It ought now , to be settled, and this Legislature, fresh from its disccussion, hat promised that lit shall ! - nettled. I.? t that prom kept. Tin re is lime enough in the pr> > ? tit -e-ion. Hut woe tu tli?'man whom that settlement betrays the trusi or sells . the honor ol Virgiuia. It were better , for that man had lie not been born. For when the tmoKe of the excitemei floated away, retribution.swift at. I-arc. will follow like an avenging N'eni 1 have an abiding faitli. Virginia has tided over over greater ? ?ore. She will triumph now. L'OUOl the mean- to pa} her dt Ms. and the inability of Virginia to meet them, and there w?l be no trouble in effecting a settlement with her creditors, houo able ami s icisfactory to both. The hea of the world beats in sympathy f-r he II? r he.ut baa ever beat in sympathy li a ha te >er li noble, and true in the word [f war, drouth and flood have ttripp? her of her meant, neither one ftor a have ?tripped lui "i lui' good name, au and when kl ni r povi It) the can, no more Will b i iifkcd. Bul Ifah< ;- able to meet her llabil ties, no adjustment la wanted or new cd. Bj it ntiiitiiy. it ttiiieiiiiient an lelf-oacri . ?vide fc - manifested, new wealth will flow in t< her help and lift the burden. This ha been lh? heavier d? ht and less resources. I knot it will be the ctpciit ine of Vil VVlthaucU b spirit moving nor people who can predlol the luture o? ibe oh ( nil.i. - 'i'l.'.Y- Vt-lV !.! .eo'iiniuiiiial.-ii which this debt * - . sli'iiineiital in Ixiildiin will ba filled will ligar, and will bring ? ? . ? titiloltl wealth BOW hi !'ii I ! und ? l? new lita . patri? i and I't'id : j will nun- '.-"like ? ii mi ntiilnonii," and ?r. i la) ' i.'t'ioiis than h.r fmiiui'. Tin re ?a- ,t Uioa ti'.i ?ont?') I wlirn (?? i? a i tiaon Bf Vit. ptkaaport wherevef htj mlgwl .r.iv?l. I Shame never mantled bkcbcb??, but on ly the glow ol pY-lt, which made hitii lei 11 ke th" IL'inati in ??out of the Ltd nal cit.. thru to be a Viitinian was m lp be a king. ?vf',1.1 _ive 0* --trciigtli to llrj in holding up this bright ideal! Let m rise and (jtiit oui.-elves like tuen, and imitating (he virtues of an fllrntioni y?be earnest and true. A <hinr?r .larrlartc. The marriage ceremony in China dif? fers in many respects from that of oui li'.vn ami other couutries. Love before marriage was Derer the fashion with the Chinese. A Chinaman, if he moves in clrch s, has never seen the lady to is betrothed, and ha? not the idea of what she i- like, wheth? er she will at. the creature hit fancy had painted, or whether the firs?, .sight of her unveiled face on the day of marriage will cast a shadow over pect of his future. He docs not underitand love ; it is no part of the . contract. He was probanly betrothed by bit parents before his in tant eyea opened up ou the charm? ol Btty. II.? intended wife has been I'taii dfar him in tTffl ?trk-t ?<M;ln?io?v ol her paterna! i The part tit- of mamagi abjo cHJldn n usually engage a profottlonal or go between, to negotiate an alliance for their sou or daughter, Suitable pro senu are exchanged; an astrologer is called in to fix a lucky day for the cere? mony. Tlila Indi vidual professes to in? vestigate the horoscope of the contract? log parties, and to ascertain whether the e.unbilled agi arjd bridf m and the exacl time of birth wi 1 create any bad influence if the two . e united on a given day. 'ild a. lady who1,,; hrolh ed in ; j mnnui t b) ber par lore marriage, the hi n av< rl ' bl Y', t" l. || ;? en ; I , : ,re marriage, l Wei ill ? of It, r liatiiial Li?- ; ami should she (ilil'.l ? I.el H idiiwhoon be held id esteem by her neighbors for perft al Govern? ment will erect a stone arch over her lio, wh n in n, pi o commit - i rather than face the ills of a sp nster'r low's life. Jt ia usual during the marriage week. n of cooli' - l" ar 1 ire ; the silks and jew? els ol the u On the day o? marriage the bride is in a flutter i and painted by her fe? male relatives and attendants. The head dress, hung* with glittering sprays - d on the head, the last touch ia given to the uniform folds geous gilded chair wails at the door ; she is gently in her brother's arms and held over a Are of charcoal to dispel an j lurk" i to lier chair, followed of weeping females, four of the bridesmaids, who are old marrii d woi ! In black and . . .. amid the deafening .1 tones of native fluti - and bcora of gongs, borne off to the home of the bri li jrootn ,e ?s met by an .. o? male children. It Is then that one of the most tedious toniei begins, wherein the Bpirits of ancestor* have to be wor I, the parents have to bowortblp e 1. and the marriage contract read. Then they drink the sacred wine cup. when two wine cups are united with a red lllk thread ?tnd the contents drunk by the young couple before the assem? bled guests, Tho bride and bridegroom ' are usually seated during this part of the t ceremony. \\ hen tho ceremony is over the bride takes off her outer robe, and prepares t? submit bsjrtell to the varied (..uicl what we consider ixueaacly rneV (retnarks of ;itl.men present, who talk free.) ! of the form of her hands, feet, head, note, mouthlv eyea, etc. A feast fol? lows, and the happy pair don't go o?'.u ? a chatc-andlfour on their honeymoon. The lad) relirei to and keeps lh ision "I her new honte, while the bridegroom -'- which is j kept up toa late hour An I'.i'ii'oK who Love* Babiks. W'c live babies, and i so auyliodj eh who apvea oabies. No man has muai iu hit soul who di - ? ' babiei Babies were made to be loved, eepi r.-illy girl babies?when they grow u? A man isn't worth a "shuck'' wli dm in'I love a baby, and the same ml applies to a woman. A baby is .-Ailing the* D I hot-house ii gnmmer, a ray of Mnshine in fiigidwin ter, and, it it's a healthy, good-nature. baby, ai -? lt*i a bushel o -im-hine. ao niiiit r bow cold tli weather. A man cannot be .1 hopeie-i .'.'.ig r.s !.e loves babies?one a a time. Wfc love bah';?.- all i matter how dirty tiny aie. BaUfM u-. re i.. i'.y. Our '? - -.ni v bounded by the number o: r v. .nid. We als., have sor? rowful feelings foe mothers who have nc babies. Women always look .1 iwn hearted WM bai ? n I lsabl< ? : and men Who have fU'iai-'' alway? grumble and drink and stay out night*, trying : mii-ic in their aook ; Init they can't ?bits, and m.i.l - au take their plnce.-f Atchisrn I ?When a girl gets mad .and ?. ises from a fellow's f,nre."?ay?. and eicbaugc, "but thmkt better of itatd a.'ain. tbatfl ,\ liai they c:\ll a relapse." I And In re ? een working f.?i ; dear lite to, keep off a relapse under the ii?ipn ' It was In Brime a lated to chplcra morbu*-. A Kcvala dog fell ^tiii?ty-?ive feet in? to the shall of a innre, remained there without fotrd or water siiteen days, and after br'uuj taken out and fed, wat as lively ase-jer the next ?lay, SHEiYAN?OAH ?hllULD ?dvfi't-siiiic Hute*: ? ttsatsealt ?rill 1rs inserted s? O?? ?><?ilsi tvr ?rjuar* of tec lines, or les?, t -r lite Ar?' M0 r bsa, ?od Suoeut? fir ?acii ?ulxiquent Uiteruon. Unless the number of intei-tlcu? be oar led i.jx^a tue mtutiscrtpt, it aiU b? pubUiBed aaiil f.irblJ srtl charged ?cotrdlnalT. Notice* Id tlie local column will Be taierttal tt double the advertising rale?. Ad rrttaeinent? for three monta? or lunger ?111 be Inserted ?t lover* rate? a^?m??aa*?aa??sj.??s?j?B?s>s>?s?sas?a?B?mssass?BaBBWs?a Utattan's Pel Cerilla. Mr. l'ongo ?ti in excellent health now. bul hu? liad two illnesses since he wa s:oldto Dr. Falkenstein, of the Pw Natural H'.-tory Expedition, for two ??alka.? of rum, and exchanged Ua eharn in an Africau village for the more tolerable conditions ofhie European C'I'C?l'. Perhaps lie was tco young when the hunters took him to have any dreams now ofthe deep, cool, dark forest, the great luscious Iruite, the glorious climbs, anil bounds and fiylit*-, the lorn; migra ting journey? of the gray-coated wm muuity. the booming, inarticulate speech which was the lauguagc of his tribe; and it may be that he is happy enough in his artificial life. It include;? ?til the necessaries and many of the luxaries ot civilization. He ??oes to bed at eight every eveniHg, "m a very comfortable bets, ami sleeps till eight in the morn? ing." his attendant told us. "always i\iie.; on hi? side, with his hand under Me eiieek on the pillow, like a man," and eats numerous meals wit!: unfriihug app?tit?'. Unce a day he has an ample repast of roast nnat and pomtfoea* anil his I'l.aktiist. luncheon aad nipper con? stat ot milk, wine and watt r.bread, rie , i-gga, fruit and regetabl is He is ou the lust ot terms with his auendanl, and it was very fuimv la Ht him lying atlyomhia :aek, in a slanting upward position on the ladder, Ins art, - . tied up to the ceiling, one hand ilanglitlg downward, atui the -,iher t irown around the neck of hi? friend, as t i? latter repeated his brief formula toa fre? h i v arrived batch ol spectators. Mr. I'ougohad quite an irresi-iible air of Dg the proceeding ; he i lied h.s ...ii^tie about, ?uni whea tlie sciitcuc, "Ilia pre-, .it value is five thou-: nd [. .unda !" 'vas -p-u?....!. he withdrew his mn, gave tlie epeaker t friendly can, is \\ ho should say. " iV ! you're at it again, are you? Fetc.i 'em with figure?, ny l-o> !" and dived rapidly ov r and under Ihe rung t>t ihe ladder, looking at Hie audience upside down from between i legs, with a composed gravity .t comical. He never attempts In stattet, t ??ti-lit ; ne is loo heavy, his att? miaut ezplaioad and his legt are not yet strong enough to support his weight. But it it ex ' . that he anil grow to a height of lix feet, and then stand upright, as the full-grown gorilla has been teen by trave 'o. At pre-ent lus mode of proercs tion i- like that of a tumbler who is about to be picked up suddenly by a pinch behind from the clown iu the ring. He walks on ids feet aud hands ?the latter turned in. list shape, and looking like small club feet?aua bis shoulders to his thin, misshapen flank Mr. 1'ongo is an Interesting, if not precisely a fascinating animal, and the strongest proof ot bis quaint suggestieu of kinship with his visitors is that one la m ver free from a queer sense of bad manners in asking questions abcut him before his grave, black fa?e ; aud tiiat one leaves him with a wish that he might have something to aV>, or at 1? Mt | something to read. .- e ?a* ?a? LoviNd FbibHDS. Never ca-l u-ide your friends if by any possibility you can tetaiu them. We are the weakest 'of-pendthritts if we let one drop of | throng inattention, or let one push away | another, or if we hold aloof from one | through petty jealou-y or baifllOM alight or roughness Would you throw away a diamond because it pricked youi ( hie good friend is not to be weighed againat the jewels of the earth. If there is co.-liies-ur uiikiaduess b> iween us let u- cone n\tt U> face and liave it out. (?tiick. before the love grows e.dd ! Lite i- tOO short to quarrel in. or to carry back tbottgb ?? ol friends. It is easy to loose a fri' nd. but a new one will not come for call.ng, nor make up or the old one. IH.-i'oNir-KNC v.?The msst perilous hour of a person's life is when he;? tempted to de-pond. The mau who i. -, - bis K'UiHOf Itieca all; t1 mow b"pe ol'him than of n ilead mm; hut it matten not how poor he may be. how much puthed by cir umstance?. ' ow much deserted by friend?, how much lost to the world; if be only kips his courage, ho!!? up hit head. works on with his l.ainis and with un? coil que rabie will det< rmines to be and to do wliat becomesajnau. all will |tj well. Il is nothing outside of hin that kills, 'ut a hat U within, that makes aaj unmi I . A Kiutueky uewtpaper says that an iuvrstii?atiou of the records of the m.i-, Ihowa that not a single mau or woman Within its borner* has been legally mar? ried. All hair plot look alike to nitu, hut 1 t a wife go oil on a visit and coir. home and fiud a hair pin near the do? r and she cant trail a minute to grow red m her tat f. An observing politician *oj> that t! ditference between those going in aiu! going r.tit of oiliee 1s mainly this ; Th? former arc ?worn in and the lath oui ??wearing. Hotel keepers are people ?? have i i "put up with." The largest crop of orangen ever .known is expected in Florida dnrin? tl ? present season. I 1'tah is said to hare produced three , fourths of tlie supply of refined lead use! ; in th.s^eountry last year. i can't soy as he went tu he;. j remarked a Fort iSeott editor of a <!?? , ocas', dtowusman, but he paid a Oui u eleven years' staudius: ouly Lite da., ; before lie died, aad you cau judge for ? voiirseir.