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Editxd ahd runutnso bt A KLIrTEL, OKKUO.N, Holt county, Mo. Thumb, TWO OQFfWTr""' -sSs. after tbaoTvVtsisirir snbstribera Ao not then renew, we to It a evidence that they do not wish the naiier longer, and drop their nmi rom the lut. The Job Department or the 8Ksmtl. establish ment 11 well euiirdled with tho ltc styles or type, ami Job Printing or njr ordinary character win be turned out on snort nonce, anuaiine mom reason- aDieraica. r s , Oir couifTrDiiiL'GToiir. Professional Oregon, Afo. , C fl. MKKIC, Physician & Surgeon. Particular , uttrnllim jrlren to diseases or Kyo unit Kar. OMcc, Vanderllmlc's Ilruu store. TVlt. A. (iOSt.IN. Xf I'hyslelan and Bureeon Ulttce orcr VandarllmU.'a ,.llloTHotXw lust lUtfe UtWnee'Aitent. OnlcoOTcrAl- XJ and Ucueral lii Irn'B store. CLARK IKVINK, War Claim Agent anil Notary Public. CMleotlonamaile. Ofllcoln brick bilild Intf nortti west public square. " HOIIACK Cf5oPF.ll, AttnrnTyntlew am Notary Public. Two doors, west Uty llotel iip stab's, ( rp II. I'AlllllSlt, Altnrney anil Counsellor at 1. Law. oniccl'a.t able Public Square. fll W. COI.I.lNit, Attorney at Law. Ofllce, Uriel L hluck,, second door to right, up atalra. Heal Kstutr bought and sold. , t ( DUNOAN A KKI.I.f; Attorneys at Law, Heal Kslote amt Collecting Agents, Ollleo North aide Pabllc Square. 0. M. EDSONi llentlit'. 1 ufllee at Itcsldcncc. O !. COI.I.INS,'KcnI listnti' .Dealer. , lltam'nus I' , till.-, iys UjA,,f lo. .Wild lamia for sale. -nll.VNK M. I)AVH. Hurrcror. ItnaihCnmmll- V sloncr, und Itcnl. hS(aip nctj(. poicc at Conrti Merchant nntl Others- Orajitn, .lo. A 0. IIF.VAN, JLJL. Houge, Sign, an.l Oniaiuental Painter, GI'.OnriF. V. I.UCKIIAItliT, Nuraeryman. N. W. corncr,Oregon. EmytnuiglnihnllUiOror aale. IIJVI TIIOMI'SON, J llule.lier. Keetia e Kee)a constantly oa hand fresh meat ne door wet City llolel 71 Jx. t.'abltu't Alnkeraud Undertaker. Alargertock of furniture on luiwdj TACOll MAUKT, , , , $ Hoot and hoe' Maker. All Mndi of riutoin work iirontitly done. T K. CO ITIilil.!., , . . iJ. 1'iliiTdiiuM'UEn. , Uooiiij In l'lctureUullftyijBliuTt milliner's Sliop. -n .inm'lIV.tl.KIIMKIt. Merchant Talliira. Cloth- 1V1 Ingready made Hud lna.le to order iu tho latest title. .Vollhsltl lde jublicsjuiire. JVAMIKItl.lS'llK., Jlnigs, Patent Medicines, , Toilet articles, 'lue IJiiiors and Cigars. T II. NIK1, tStovcs nntl Tlu.'Coiii'cr, nml Mu-t-t al. Iron wan-. iiurttifutccrncr)iulilioi(iuitret c ArfJ. A Li;iiMi;i, tleiUcriln IfiiiilVuml Mium J.uuin linn tium iiiumu worR on iianii MWIIIT.MJ.lt. Mtuiufuctunr. oruiul dt iUcr In . HaiMlvrittiHl iiuriK'8. Wliis, Ac. MM.SMIFII, Dry .hU, tlioci-rlrs, (I.jicrnl Kltsckl lllghent prfci'imlil lurgialiituiUh-cun. KVGI.lt, liif f.lmioM.ClxiiriitConri'Ctioii- frits. ,Nixt tunir lo rricv iiuiihi. 17 It AN I. COOK, Cuntlic. Nuts, Ornccricn, c.t triil J lut' utl nlautl, uneiluui' wi'stt.lty Ituti'l. OAM'I, SIIUI'T.S, O.iwrul lllackfeinllUwork. Al O riiyttoii liuixl. Work cm lio.U't noticy uixl at JjU't rutt-8. K"m1kic, liTitsiTnniujnit, & coTTniTHtiliJck dry iJuu'li, Oniccrn.tilaotiaiKi tjiainHMnri', CiuflvH, Ac. I'roitutut boinrlij, PfTrrillt.tllOSnrrrUi:, Slaj.Iuund Fanrydro ci'iK'tf. LJirlstiiui'loifl, l'uckit umt'lublu Cut t ry, Hour aiMliUul. 1 AU.HKKMAX, X1 iiwt uml Shm- MaU-n, North Jilti)iiiille 'Uaits.- 8 U. U. WATSON, tU-aUra In Jryftoa..ro rAiU'M. Jlniitti, MtK-. Oui'i-iitwurf. Notiuiin. V. IW.llre buil.llnjtv 7ll:i:il MAAI. Vlarber aid llalnlresber. Next iluor to Poht OlUce. -lT it. MIIIIltET IT. dealers In Urncerlea, highest mill lor IllitearVura, und eoun 11.I.1J N, V, Cor. i'nlil. .square. y , eanii (iriees tryiuoilucvofullL. l)!HCi;ilOU6K, 1 ' , ' ' X Pktkk l'wcit, Prorrletnr, C VVest slilo Public square . Cm-hutix, ; ,t , . DiVlu KoTr.n, l"roirIelor, Nortli.east ror. Pub. square. X) ware, (Jneenswuie, Hoots, Shoes, Itc. nettsldo (inuiic square. xr.M. ltUNKCIt, Wagon, .Carriage, ai V Hiuker, twuiloora iat of city houl JITM. II. 1UI.I., Xutiny Stock, aoutli alileimb V V licsiiiare. Agent for T. K. Allen Co'aOsagi Oruugo iilants. Pi ico ut uurseryi tl ler thousand AIIASNKSS, a . Cabinet Maker and Undertaker. V ebop, Utodoors est oflirick block. Merchants, .It., J-'oresl City. rpllUOT, UlCIIAltDSON & CO. 1 Drr floods. tjrocelles. Hoots, hhoes. Hats. Cutis. Notions uuii iiousu luriiisuiug uoons ruuucu uougni, T AS. IIAUT & CO Manufacturers "or Saddle's. m llaliu-ss. llrlilles. Ac. A general assortment ut uiiir ujwuys uu iiuuu. TIT J. V. ZOOIC. llrv Goods., Groceries VV . llouts. Miuim, Notions, Ikmiu Furnishing t.oun. rrijiiuce uougiii. w. II WILLIAMS & CO., dealers in Hardware, Ti , oiutcs, iniHuii:. ,uu. luiut iivm ..uini, All kinds ufeunlum woiti )rimitly,doue. -I MTlII!lf. V, rllv Kliuirlnir Mills Lr. Highest prleu) paid lor Spring uml Fall beat. Merchant and others Corning. 17UUUIS I'OLLKTT, iDruirglsUi keep on hand 1 u large assortment of Paints, .Oils, Glass, Ao. KItAME, Dealers In general Dry Goods, Uroeeiics, &e. uouniry prouuee- uougui. IS llunT inu HiioaulKKR. IIAAU9 O. liuauillllll A stock of custom made work ou bauds J NOEL, . , . , OlUce atllcsldeuee. ,, j;,, , iSUUNIKU IIOUSK, noivoiMfurOieaccoinniodsv- tluuofliio public. Conuau Qniu Proprietor. I'. DEUSIilt, Dealer In Stoves, Hardware, Tinware, Ho, PATTKltSOM al THOMAS, Dealers lu Wry Goods, Uroceries, Hoots, ehoes, Hats, Nutluns, t'urnl. jture and country producer Merchants and, Others, Craig, Mo. JINKS A CO., dealers lntapfo Dry . Uroceries. "Lumber. Ao.. &u. Pio- IJUVD UVUJJll. miu BUIU.. ItANTAHHtKMANllOU.Si:, nqurjlteu fortius st-ti simrr;. li?a)?r In Drr Uood.W GroflerlM. Kjt IUrawure( rtrcltur widaU WiM-i of country rutluco. TtlTItKKA SALOON, il'roDrHlor 1 ilest of Liquors, act S ttii P. DAVENlXJltT, Dealer In lrnooou,'urp, . eerlra. uueensware. Clolliinir, Huuber. Lath- Ountry Produce, 4c, Ho,, , h H)y Tj ft I y. -SLJosSMo, r Professional- XHT II. 8HKHMAK. Attorne (Counselor at IT . mv. uuice uoruer Bt. Joseph, lio. v GEO. I.YOX, Michigan Lumber Yard , Cor. 4th and Messanle-sls. . St. Josei1), Moil ' Ceoler In Vbif l.umher. Lath. Shlneles. Hash. Doors and lUlnds. PIANOS, Orxana and Music- -Ninth Forth Bttfet Jutbolejiirilld, GEOUGE IIIXTsYBH, Importer and MMUjacturer CCI.U110 LYTLE wholesale and retail deal- iimiis and Lightning It S. 1 SITm jwjj-aiajaasat ay srrr " VOLUME VI. i i ; L IVKKYTarletyormetaland walnut showcases, il (lilt and lloirwnod moulding, manufactured andforealcuy O. Itylller, corof3dandLharlcefta. SAUNDKItS 1I0IJSK: """ K. .I. PAUxtiina. Corner 3d and Fnrlon streets. PKULKTAUAtllXT, Wholesale Hardware, HO, a rourm Hreci, ci. tioscu, ..in. dirtfisiiUi. fltot. Other' lligcloie. -niiiKtjiti nnit.si:. Jj II. NoTj.YProrlctnr, it y; West of Depot. JACKSON lttmAlir.i, l'hjslcians and Surg, cons. Olllee, Drug More. Speclnl attention glren to Surgery. pU'l r?i I). FltAZI'.U A Jllt()Tlil;il, dealers In general X. Drt'llootls, Groceries, Agrleullural Imple ments, Stuns, Tin-ware, country produce. flHlll.l.MIW WW WW M JVoWt Point, .Holt County, Jb. 'i i lt.KMK .t CO.. VJ Ilenlrra In liry Good, Croeenea, llrngi. Mod. irine aim country pruiiure "T) It. KIIA'KKA CO., Ji, Dealera In Mde and Fancy Dry Cloodi, tiro- cerlea nnd L'luthlng. ISroaV HALE 'bN TIME, OCA A1;IIISS of first c1o4 ITaIrM ' Land, n e6Q,U rollowu i ' km ,--;x,(eoiioitiio, to!imii m, unnce.p' SA )tM. M.'. is, " . " NUtNi;".' , " ' " si;xsv.' .11, ' in .ii Subl land IiUm mllr nrtrth of Mound fit v. elcht mile rrom I'rulg, iimiiibouttbe aunieitl.laui'e Iron) Illgelow. VI11 tell In wi or l'JO nere Irnets, or a together. Koriirlce nn.l trrtm, Imndre or iiu.u.ir. a i.i.i , iieni j.auiic .igii... Il-lini Oregon, Ma J. t. niiKiiiKRn. m. n.- nKo. n. htuk!:ti:u 3ST OEBW IPXIRIM. !)' SHEPARD STREETEE, QABIO) MO. Dealers In DRUGS & MEDICINES, OIU, .lnAn. 4'onl Oil, ToImicco. CJiritr!, Jiirilci. No?h, llooliw nml NlAtloni'ry, Xotlontt. Ao.Vr. HA VK n larfft iUn'k oC VjlMv uiul Toilet UoutU. ITincrhitloiis lllKii v.ltlM'r'i . . IWmi) HiiiU'Jit.1111 v stiii;l.i Kit. FRUIT TREES, " " II K. tJ 33 DB 333 Xt Y, ORASE VINES, &c, Ace. 01 MV OWN HAI'IKO. C-A-TTLriOGr-U-ES G-EATIS. Address C. T. MAI.lXCHIIODr. !-m.1 M. ( lim U , Mo. D. P. BALLARD, 1MSAX. 13SXVrJE . v a COLLECTION AGENT, Mound City, Holt County, Mo. (I'osl OlUeL.ollll Point.) Wll.l.tniyund sell real eslule, nay tnves, fiinil-h llbstrilets of title, limkii roilietlouS anil do a general uiieiicy business. surveed on 'snort notice. jcp- i.uuiis fiiei'ieu iiuii C8 'T3.lv! CLAIM AGENT . A .WASHINGTON, D. TTAV1XO terminated my ennneelloii Itn Hie post AJ. oaiee iKimriuieni, i nowciuer inj erieia in Hie prosecution of claims or tliuMttlcmuitofac. cuuma lue roilmatlm, Mall Contractor! and Othirti Having had nine ycnr' experience in Post Onicc affairs In various rapacities, nnd iIuiIiik tho last three closely connected with llio depilltineiit In Washington, my know ledsu of thu routine urnusi. ncnafiiveamepieullur udinnlai!es In mutlirs to be uiouiini oeioro inui i..-i'uiiiiu.i, .j v. ... i I will also ntteud to uny claims before other !)c purtmints, Unit may be placed In my hands. All business und correspond) nee pi oniitly atten iilt, i, II UIHlMjy I'AUK, Late Special A'Kt, P.O.I) , 20m0 Washlutrton, I). C. GERMAN SAVINGS BANK, -OF-St. .Towopli, 3Io., ti'lves special altentlon to Ilia" collections, n milling promptly upon nay, m iujiuciii, ui Peols In fluid. Hold liu.t, Vuueliirs, (Joinionenl riui rut i ini' ii llonils, i:nstein and !oieKii Licliaiixa (Ulawlniron , . i. ! ,n .iiii.ii in i.iii'niit.ii riri'iii's iiiiiii,iisi'" i ... from one dollar upwards pnjV Interest on Utile sit posits) und transacts u Uineial UanUng Ilu.imss. I OFFICERS'! a. ii. Kocn, . f ' , President. Vtoa-Prcsldent. Cashier. It; u. w. sssktwiu, - -1. U, KAl'l')iB, I vjuDIHEpTOnS: VCIM 1, lit J"U" Jacob llauek, John I'luiTtr. Ij. M. La sou, , , t REFERENCES : utnin Vnilnnsl Hank. First Xiitioniil Hank. John Colhonn&Co,, A. Ilcatlle Co,,.lluchanan Idle and ucueroi insuruneu v.ii,. oi. uuar,iit(j.u, Stale hatlnira AssucJatlon, Iraders I? Jlanlc, Ut. Louis, Mo. I Norlhrup Chick, cw orji. lino FILLMORE SEMPSTAIIX. The FAI.li TF.UM of thU Institution Velll begin S3533?T1E33ETB!E3Ei B, 1870, . .i ..!., l'.,rlr,.n Weeks.. The W1STEH XKIIU, which la A term of 'Ihlrjj-en Weiksrwlll begin ' 1 ' ' - y 'O-J.TTJi 5, 1871. t-TUose duslrliiK'to'etudy itj'.-'o wilt be pleased to Mtsrq mui'ine acrvii Comp0teur,aIfilG)Idf', rwufr", llasbtcijSjCjurcil. wriung niaup opwiaiiiy I n. iiri.s. In,the,School, nnd Instruction In (his branch Is ' e ven uy ... Farmerly.DtHalwburg, IU.,lliOtLiywltlIialc' llJvJiiglinVli th Speiicerlan fyaiuWiK II x V K Ift!herlrorma.o!...JdJre.. , m 1 ii il.fl 1'iliitii nm. w. ii annjl': 'A.'itr;. Pi 'jFciaclpal OKEGON, THE CAKE UOV OF MOSCOW. In A llttlo villnco on llio Imnka of tlto Volfin, fnr nwny In tho lirnrt tf Itniiiln, ftlintit tlio venr 1700, llvctl n poor pcn nut cnllcil Slpnthlkiiil', with lil wlfoniul llttlo son, tvlioo iiuino wiivAk'.vuitlor. In slimmer lio ckcit out tliulrsenuty liv ing by lllilii(r, but In tho lonj: cold win ters, ,vlvlcli In that cllninto lnt nearly tilnombntliK, when the river wns scnleil up with Ice,, nntl nil tho country round wns burled 'deep In snow, Micro woro hnrd times In tliu poor lldicrmnii'g cot tn(fo. There wns no public schools In thoso dnys, or, Indeed, schools of nny sort, Ills pnrcnlV "wcro "so poor that they could not nlVord to ffjvu him any opportuitltlc.H fur loiinilnjr. so nl tho ago ot tlilrti'un, ho wns uinihliito either read or write. Hut bclni; a blight boy who kept. Ida eyes and enrs open, hu contrived to pick up n llltlo l;novlfd(io here nnd there, cngerly listening to tho tnle of tho crent world boyoml hi hoilzon, which wore told iiy traveler, who tonu tltnes pnsu'd thrrstih tho llttlo village, lifKliliiir n night'' lodging wllh noiiiii lien'tiilt. and repaying till" hinnlile lios- pllallty by icl.itln'g the wnndu fu) thing", they hud n-cit In I holf Jolii iipy , or wliut was liillt" on ill tin' World nut-lih', not fnigeitlng Ilia lalol new fioiii Mo-cow, ; and what llio C.ar I'eter wan doing their In tho'c iIiivh. The boy licaMircd up tho Mirnps of lul'oi'uinllou llitti gleaned, and pondered over thorn after wnrd, until the ileslro grow lu hluitogo nut Into tho world himself, and sue what It had for'hlin beyond tho narrow limits of tbo llttlo vlllagd. Attbongo of four teen ho formed tho Idea of leaving Ills bome'and parents, and going to seek tils fortuiib In Mocnw. There wore no rail rotniii in those times nod If tlicrohad been, our hero would have bid no' mean" of paying hl fate. I'Mlly leagues would seem'n long way for a lad of his ago lo travel on foot, but bis rburngo ai eiiual to making tho alli'iuil, and nccurilitn.'!)- bidding farewell tn.llls natlvo place, ho set oil lor .Mo'eow. Wright thiiiightR of thofiilurc, nudjoy litl nutieipatloiis of the wonderliil seene nnd people ho would see, filled the boy' iniiid as he trudged bravely along, now and then riding n few mile, with some pen'tinl, nnd at night, asklngshelter at a cnbln, which was never refused him In i this manner, ho mul nearly readied hl I Jotiruej'e end, when ono day, jtlt al night-tall, rather f'lol-.ore ami weary af-i (it a lung div's tr.'iliili, bo tell In with a rounti yniaii on bis way home, and hail ing Idm, begged permli-liin lo ride, which wns ehetrlnlly granted, tho man giind uallircdl) helping lilliitna seat be siibi himself. A few Inquiries brought otil his vlmpleslory, which Xichohti, fur lliat was the peaaui s name, at uri pre- inn.lnl nnt in linlii.ve. nml heirtiu milc-i nouui'ii, lilui lorn runaway, which iiic hov re-nliilely ilenleil, and IU-. honest face gave loreu to 111-, wnrils. eouvlnci d , htm that the lioy'ntnrv wns line, u lien ho tnld ilm of lil inleutluii in 'ecu nino' kind ol sttl'Vien in .nosnnv, ne ncn-nii his long beard thuughlfiilly fnr a mo ment nnd thou answered : "Well, now, my llltlo lad, this Is lurluiialo; perhaps I can help you a little. I shall go to tho, ellv mvselt to-morrow, and carry you thither; as I remember l no last tluio I was there, my roiisln, tho pastry-cook, was In need of a boy. jWlmpt you would do fo him If ho "irllt nlreadv procured ono; at any ra owwlll try." Alexander thanked hirrwy friend wnrmlv, and hoped that '("wlflht bo stirces'ful. So overjoyed wi.Sl to find himself so near his lourney.Ald, lliat tbo hnmblo meal which ho shufjlil with them Hint night seemed tho bcsijihn bad evor eaten: and the little straw ihllet on'.'iio rnnlil n riso from poverty to riches Widen lie suciciev inn iirrii iiiiinw seemed ns sort ns e. Ipr-down ; .Vo-inoc:, row he should sen Mo-epw, and 4ie ci; I ... . '.......i.i i.i.. ,t irn...i..r' peror hlm-clf, perhaps 1 So full mind of thc'o linppy thoLrldsv as ti j J" 1 nl I Splio Ot ills weni ni?, ii j tho hard breathing of tho I nd Ids wife loli! him they were i; Hint lie could close ills oyes hi, mul with the earliest dawn, 1 nnd cnger for ids promised ride1 Tlio bov's frank face, nnd ma siear- tntr. nnlle won tlio hearts of the ,rthy Nicholas and his wife, who It ilnow i Ids Idled ,tlo rc- no children, their only son, nil nge, having but n short time bclj nf fever, nnd thev nronoed lo h niitlii with them lnjpnd.of gnlntifyrther. Hut though very grateful for tHfyskind liess, he wns not In lie, turned fiiim hl purpose, nnd with many wishes tW tbelr r!Nil luck, he set out with 'thcirtnrmor forntin cltv. Kverythlng wns sit(now lo tjio biV who had never been fljkl.of lilt nnllvo Vage, that he-nlilto nvr.livJielm ed (he gotlNlehola1 wfiri.lils'oyijllQiij, nnd when Plnst they reached he rlty Itself, his rljjjjrht knew io IjonUli kTh ..... houses were s wrtlfi, tin snom so rjray. . nml the. V. llircll o graun. no nnini nun tander. HlsnWw friend I .v"nr,1 for lila wns delighted ns orll ns omtipd nt his nr.P.r!"', r.-,.. l.-.IVfk. . , Al iasv,-wncn ..mciiuiiik iiuois yi .',' of bU'waros nt tbo markot, tS'Kt out for tbo shop of pastryjooil u- Thoy found blm nt homo, nnd n(ilio salu tntlons wcrn over, turning fcOoxnndor, -who bnd tlmldly follow il iniliid. Nlch- olns-iviKed tlio imk yiiiio u-rs in need ot nbnv. ' .y "(That ) nm, Cousin Nicolas,'' ho nn swerod, "linvn vol broiigi'A mo ono with von? AVhnl Is hiftnninrt Whnt ho knew of-hls. imigrrlcnit wns snnn'trilil. when turnry to tbo boy, tho baker eyed blm sbnr'yy-,' nnd then snld, "Tim lad line nn nr. iest inee, iMcunias Look ye. my boy, drU-ou tlilnk you can learn to mnko pics ?'lli Alexander tnnug.u. no mignr ir no would bo so good nsVp tench' him. tho' ns fnr nshlsknnwIedilDWcntnbout them, bo bad never teen, m'tch less onten ono lu his, life. jL "Cottid lie carry i roiiotu, nmi son llinm nn tho street iintiiniirrnr so. ivncouiii i.tji i lis wnv. " .. . . ... . ,SV 's . Which qcorotly F9bad soiilfc doubts nbhut." '1 " . .." "P1! "tl.,ns in t int. hvavi it irurn inni- . .. . bl..Ln 111 lenrntlini'.,,.,,'. enonorb." en d thplXKCl'. .-."Cjome, 1 11KU ii,... your looks, nnd liybk I vrrust you. Tho Inrt boy I hnd ran off with my plef, basket nnd nil, tho llttlo thief! I will try yon for n week, then wo will sco bow well wo Uko ono nriotluir." Tho next morning, no wns given a iim tip bnskot of pakns nnd, patties, nnd dl reeled to go! out nnd sell thorn In tho people In Iho strceit.i Tiiia wn liiislnnss to IHtlo Aiexiuuier , nu ui"i hardly cottrngn to cnll bis wnres nnd tho'pooplo jostled nnd nus))od hlmnbpiit. so rudely, tbnt bo Jihaiolich dlflcijlly in koeplllS hi linSKOi irnm neing cmpnru upon tho pavement; and nulto, ,forgot WllS.1 111" "OaillUBI. 1VI13 111 tjaM.f, i.i.u,.. at'thd Mfango f ignis nun pcoinn IrtTi-bUr' bnskot ?" snltViiniQb'o'fly.nl bow. A1I ht one ho remembered ho was ir.1 olVKIW nkna. tint enrrv them nbnilt, n MISSOURI, FltlDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1870. ine havo sotno; I am as hungry ns n wolf." After this camo sonic boys who soon emptied Ills llttlo basket, .nnd (iiIto proud at having so, soon sold his pics, ho found bis wnV back to tho bnkcrV shop with his tnoiicy, tightly grnsped In hand. "What, back so (idon f" said he, count ing tho money and finding It all right. "Von nro a smart lad, I see." With a second basketful bo became more confident, and soon was nblo to crynut Ids wares In as loud a voice ns others, and bo began to think ho should, after all, like the business. Ho thought of his mother nwny off In the llttlo cabin by tho Volga, and wondeiud whnt she would sny at seeing him now. Ho dccld ded to f-und bur wind by thu first chance, and tell her ol bis good lot tune. After a few da) s bo bad uocoliie unite expert. tiHtinlly celling tho contents of Ids banket quickly, and having pme time besldoto wander about mid sco nil tho wonderful ilghls, undlsltilbed by the bustle and uoii.o of thu tdrccU. Noticing that imiIiio of I lie boys sang, In nilvertUii lliolr minds to tho naser- bv, ninl haWug n clear, sweet voice, ho iuvenled nonio llttlo tunes In which to ,,lfor his patties, and being neatly clad .unl nl nliusMit iiiiiuli'nniii'e. llHlenors (fnlhmeil round, and hi basket was soon viiiniletl. Tho baker vn well tileacd wllh. his new liov, and treated him with iiiueh favor. Tho worthy N'lcholas camo ullen to iiuiulro about his young Irlend, and was greatly pleaded with tho reports that Ids cousln'gavo of his conduct and success. "Ah, l.kncw ho was an honest lad; bis face did not dccclvo me," said be, well ploascd with his own fftgnclty. 11 happened one day, whllo Alexander was engaged selling his cakes, elnglng in his clear, strong voice their praises, that ho attracted thu nolico of n general in the emperor's army, who called him and nsucd him if ho would sell both basket and' pies. The buy replied "that he otilil II hl ple,' hill the basket be lon'jcil In his inn-lei', and lie iulit ak his permission for Hint." The general, nll.r Miino uonversailoii, was ko miicb ploiii-eil with ldi iipiiouimico mid mati uei, that ho asked hliu if hu would like to give up ids prcM'iit employment und enter Ids service. This was a lung step In Mm Iiov'k iidvaiice-he rolihl bardlv liclleve tn bis L'oinl fnrlliiiu: but the worthy baker, who-o advloi ho asked, thutigli erv utiwlllbig Hi tail with mi valuable u sei vant, could not but too tho L'rent ailvantaL'it he would gain by sueh a promotion, and iclca-ed hint fimil his servici wllh many rigrels and expression- of lilciitUhlp. T'ho gencial took 111 l ii Into bis hniiso and employ, nnd was well pleased with lilui, anil M'Oivut um to ou uu uiiwiiaiiv 1.1....... I I l-'Vli.. I...I 1 ... 1 ... I ll.ol n,,u mid line nun ii,i .i, i,iii .w.i.M.tv.. hU iiu-tei,nolirUar, would not bo uu i! til tit lnlo his service, ti,u t,in Uiliu mm .lay to the nal- a,, Oiltl '. i f. limit M ils In luck. In- deed, to .icseuted to tho emperor, nnd Rlt u 0... Iw.i,,, I I line. .In 114 ve..t natural. MA had lo-l some nl ldn rusiic nwkwardiios, and his frank nnd manly bearing, and Intelligent lace, so pleased tho Czar I'eler, that alter having heard his history ho took hi tit lnlo his service .'JliU was a sudden rise indeed huiuhlo cako boy, nuotlicr page! Hut all nils good ot xpoll hlii., lor ho contiii- id honest. 1'oUt soon he- ,) uf him, t lint he took him Hwlth him on travels, and .jii on secret commissions. 1 ..iiiorlaut Irtl-ls, and at last i'llV.V'U'nn '"I"' "iu Kl" 1'ilnce. .'.I'lin tlch and In'mous. ..Vjr.'.itJlllu viuue i"') ii'" i'. 5)ihl )iu lias tiron .'anil power, His alter history U j wldi that of tho empc . - closely connected mncror. to whom ho i endured vnluablo i-ervlco through llle. liuiecu tl is stiui nun inu enipciui umu l.t j 11 f f, 111... lin llfivtlltr If II tlltllltelv ill" ... ...in, , discovered In season a plot to n-;usin- ato'hlm, formed by some nobles ot a dis contented party, Ho this true or not, i'eter treated him with great favor nnd distinction, and much mention Is made of his exploits In tho history ol this Uar, l'elcr tbo (treat.--"Allco" In us line-M owjrm the cyBtJB 'i M'lBi n t LaaaBaHnV- r.nb" 7tnf I , b'' " QlUUl.ll Mill. U,,ll.,.,,V, ' ( Staggers or kitUcinsy in Mnfd!''j, CIIIII1U11 ins. u IJIIUU1 lunula nuiui I nui lor diseases in minimis, wnicu iiiivi" bo recognized by the votrlnailnn ,J. ho would fall to make himself undcq.tood. Now while tho dlseaijo called In vdinmon parlam.0 'Hho (daggers" lu figs Is n tanillinr. ono in iiinniugiioiiieiiuin lure, but ono Inrmor In U'A would un derstand whnt was mr;Jf I shuiild the derstftud whnt was WQ I .hotin writer speak of It '"iVrtM iiper I ehllep'v. The ci''. 1 7tlevrlnp miino, p t:ns dUrit-o are uu atld they can miiy bo met by iii'jung a preventive policy. While tl'Mlscaso Is frenuenlly hereil- ica-o are in met by jv'. Whllo d! llai j jjf Is co llai uii commonly developed by in- tii'Vii nreeiuug. on aiso pour, nuiuiii- . ir. .....! .....l. l,lna lkOll llllVI! 11 xfT.iiiliincr 1 1 inil n in tho disease. In Hue, u ll'iui, iiuriiuu iinviui.il v.. whatever tonus to tiecrenso ino suppiy of nutrition to the brain nnd nervous system may bo regarded o laying the lounuuiiun lur inu uisvusv. Tbo following nro 6omo of tho symp toms of epilepsy. Tho pig Is seou Btaud ing and. working his month, frothing cnu.idorbly ; sometimes bo is found with his nnso tin list into a corner, but the same result follows." llosoou stag gers nnd.fiUls as If In a tit; after a brief Intervnl be recovers, but only to bo nt tacked again in tho course nfafew days, or perhaps a fow hours until at length the symptoms prove fatal. 'rim trunniii.iii. ns was boforo remark- ed, should bo u prevcnllvo one, and ono whlrli common sense tnram Good ntitrltlyo food should bo provided in llbcrnrtiuantltlcs ns ollen ns tho do mauds.ol naturo rcijulrc. Tho cleanliness nnd comfort or Iho an imal Miotild bo carefully attonded to: the young pig should havo some good milk and a mess of boiled linseed dally. Also the diet can bo vailed to ndvaii- I . 1... l'n.,.ll,,,s rnhlmi'CS. LTilSS. Ul'V """" ' v.' . J-.n ,1,1 llr 1i.a teas nun uanoy num. Uuu..... r.- - ujienr wcaK, ten or iwtivu ... ..'"K, ... '.. .!. ..1. 1,,, til nflrnn mav inu 'iieiuru ui in" i-ni" bo glvlH. them dally in mnu r dhim S,Jlu t n trootl deal doponds on tho par- outugo. If either Iho boar or sow aro wanting In any of llio characteristics that breeders' rely on to nstiro' sound progonyuft clinngo inr itiu umo" s.iv..,,,. til y.nco uu 'eneuien. j.. vr. i l vu i Mum Own ii i: It Coi.T 'r.,L- pin?i,iiL' fe.nii tho maro nnd Villi It "otV tlio colt's nose; (hen lot tho mnre smell It, and sho win own ucv mi nt oiico. I know this to bo tried bovc.vI years ago, und it nclcd Ilka n, charm, My father bad a maro ,tnai wpiiiu noi own her. colt, and bn .consulting 9'" uurmaii ;.ini, i,.,ll,l,n,. bn told Idm ol tins rtimcily. ntfcV It brought tho nnswor nt, uiieo. It might not bd n successful lu all cases, but It Is eorlftlu V worthy of i, IXTEUESTIXU TO SOLUIKIIH. From the Chicago lie publican, The followltiL' Is tho text of Inslruc Huns forwnrded from llio General hand Olllcn to nil tbo Registers nnd Receivers ill regard lo pre-emptions, under a pro vision of tho new army bill ; DUPAltTMKNT W T1IH I.NTllItlOlt, Okn'i, Land Ofimci: Aug. 8, '70. Gentlemen : The following Is tho twenty-fifth section of tho net of Con. gross npprovod July 15,1870,ctitlllcd "An net appropriations for tho support of tlio nriuy for tho year ending Juno 30, 1871, nnd for other purposes," vl.: Sec. 25. And be It enacted, That every prlvnto soldier i.nd officer who has .served In Iho army of tho United States during llio rebellion for ninety days, nnd reiunlncd loyal lo tho gocrn incut, nnd every seniuan, mnilnonml of ficer, or other persons who hns sorved in tho navy of the United Slnle, or In tho mnilno corps or revenue mm ino dur ing the rcbelllonTor ninety dnys, nnd re mained Inynl lo the government, shall, on iiavment of tho feo or commission to any Register or Receiver of any laud of ficer, leqtllred by law, be cutlllcii.to enter nne-iiunrtcr section of land, not inlncr.il, of Iho nllornnle reserved sec tions of nubile lauds along the lines of nnv one of the railroads or other public works in the United States, wherever nubile lauds have been or mav he grant ed by acts of Congress, and to receive n patent tncreinr iiiiuer ami uy viriuo oi tho provisions ol tho net to secure home steads to ncttinl settlers on tho public domain, nnd tlio nets amendatory there of, nndon terms nnd conditions therein proscribed ; nml nil tbo provisions oi said acts, except as herein mmlllled shall extend and be annllcnhle to entries tin der this act, nnd the Commissioner of tho (icuernl I.nnd Olllee Is hereby au thorized lo prctrrlhc the necessary rules and regulations to carry this section In to fleet, and determine nil facts neccs sary therefor." Bvtheso provisions the homestead law of the "0th of .Mav, 1882. and tho nets amendatory Ihcicof nro modified so n? to ninnv entries lo no inndo ny tnc pnr ties mentioned therein of Iho mnxiinlim prleo of .'J2..'i0 per acre, Instead of one half rjuai tor section ; or eighty acres ns heretofore. In easo of a jiarty desiring to nvall himself thereof, you' v. Ill rcijtiiic hliu to llle the u-uni hotiieslead application for the Intel desired, if legally liable to en try, to mnko allldavit according to the form herelo nunexed, Instead of the usual home-tead allldavit, and on Ids doing so nllow blm In make payment of tho $10 fee -llpillatlnn In tho act of'JOtb of.May, 18112, nnd tho UMial c, munitions on the price of Iho land nt ii.M per acre, the enlry In lie regulnrly numbered nnd re ported to this nllleo in your mouthy homestead returns. Regarding etllenient and cultivation, lite ri( iilrr in cut k of Iho law lu thlschiss of eiiti les are the verv snine as In other hoini sd'Hil counties. " Very lc-peclfully, your oiicilleni servant, JOfjKi'ir s. wir.sox To 1'lt'Vi'lil lings Itonliiig. I go to I he (Inncr's nml buy rings undo for the purpose, nearly an Inch In di ameter; I tako a pair of nippers nnd Inrco the ring apart sideways; If the wire Is mft, lilo It wllh my lingers ; Ihen I lake a llle anil llln nuii of the ends smooth. Now I nm inady for tho hogs. I put them In a small pen where they cannot stir much, and tako n small rope live or six feet long a piece of common bed cord tbnt hns been used n littler to prevent It from being stllfls the best I mnko n noose nt one end of tho rope about ten or twelt o inches wldo; t ien I putlhonooso under tho hog's nose, when it will open its mouth, and I pull Iho rnno back b'5?nd its tusks ; now I draw tlio rope j'.j:it and fasten tho other end of the r- y lo tlio olholdo of tho pen, wheii;ll,"ihojf will stand with the ropo tlgl'1 -miw I tnke n shoemaker's punch, -'''when I get ready 1 Instantly puiiclij;r.1olo in tho rooter, (standing n-strne'ilo of tho hog,) then 1 take tho rlii'""nnd put tho smooth end through tly bolo; then I drnw tho ends of tho '"iig together as It wns when I got It 'linn llio ttnuor'g.nftcr lids I takoa small air of tongs, made (or tho ptirposo ny tho blacksmith, and press the ring to n smaller circumference as If I woro going to lie the ends of tho ring together with 1 preicr tuts mniie, ns a Miinii riuy. is apt to cut sooner: tho end or mo wiro being IWISICII 11 is apt to mien uu mu clover If It I high and keep tho hog's nose snro ; also, I can ring tho largest hog I ralso without any help. Cor. Cin. Uaxette. Siiiiimliig ill llio Cast. A Georgia friend, who has laughed over Route of tho very exlrn-Judlclal de cisions oflearned Judges Unit havo found their wny into tno urnwer, souiis mu following us having actually occurcd in mm nf Ilm rlt Ina uf that Statu : Our friond la full of ttio dignity oi his otneo, nnd entirely convinced tnai tlio affairs of the country would come to n full stop but for Ida ctl'orts. Not long since a man was brought boforo blm on a warrant for vagraner. A plainer caso coilltl noi no piesepien, nun inu u dence wns glvon in. tho young lawyer who was delcmilllg mm motigni h uopu- less. On arising lo rum up, wlillo bail, gerlng his bend what to ay. ho bap pened to notice that his cllont was tol crablv well dressed, and culled the at tention of tho Court lo that laet, claim ing I hat no man who worn "good clothes" could properly bo considered a vagrant, a vagrant bidng a ragged, dirty vaga bond, unserving; nun tun winiri. nmuu a nimnorandiim of "good clolhos,"he hail Iho good seuso to sit down, After tho prosecution bad cuuclililod, (hn judge wllh Ids rich brogue, said ; "The Caart having Ittlntlvely baard the Ivldeiico and tho remarks nvcouusll, Is of Iho opinion that, Inasmuch as tho prUuncr wears good clothes, ho can not properly bo considered a vngrnut j lint, as ho has not shown to tho satisfaction of the Caart how he obtained tldm clothes, I 'hall 1.1 ml Idm over for stmnle larceny !" lio was so bound over, and the pnpors nro on record In the county iieiK'soiuce, Harper's Magazine. Profanity never did any man tho least iniiid. Nu inin Is tho rlchor, or happier, or wiser for II. It commends no ono to nnv koeletv. It U disgusting to Iho re- lined; aboinliuiblo lo .Iho good; Insult. Ing to tnnso wiiii wimiii wo iivMiriuuij degrading to tho mind; unprofitable, novdleiS) and Injutlous to society. A worthy Quaker Uuu wroloi "I ox, nnet to liasS thrniiL'b this world biitonco If, therefore, thorn bo ,n kindness 1 ran lIiiiiv. ui- imv L'lioil 1 1 1 1 ii fx, 1 nan ido a fel low human, boinjji let uio.dalt nilw.. hot 'lHOiiot,defcr.nncglnct II, for 1 will not 'pass thu )YBynKtlu.i' l" 1' 111 tl-l' llll1'!!' ' NUMBER 12. How Hie ivcittl I'litsslitn Soldiers iirv to be Identified. A llerlln letter lu tho London Tel cartwh sav! Mark ono Instnnco iifthc (iertnau practical spirit as a proofof tho fnshlou alter which incso rciuoiu pre pnro to fight. In recent wars popular feeling has demanded that rank nnd llle, captains and generals, shall bo equally nnd Impartially mentioned lu tlio lists of thoslalu. but. difficulties havo arisen, because tbo enemy cannot know thu dead men's names, and, when tho muster roll Is called after battle, tbo missing may be only wounded or prisoners. Germany ba, In her solid, calm manner, arranged, In view of thl.s dlllleully, that enrh wife nnd mother shall speedily know Iho best or Iho worst about those who go to light "with God, for King and Knthcrlnnd." Slips of pnrcliineut llko luggago labels, have been mado, on which tho natno of cBchsoldlor Is plainly written, nnd ono of those will be fasten ed Insldo his coat when ho goes Into action. After Iho day is decided, the niiemv, if be bo master of tho field, will . . . i. . , be rcniicsicii to collect ami icuitit tiicsc labels, of whlrli about n million have been provided grim tickets for nn un known journey I Think of Iho Gorman wile or mother sewing u on ino uatue ticket of her stnke III tho nuarrcl tho nddrcs of her particular "material of war," the nwun traveling inncis wncro on no loving band m.iy write. "With care." seeing that Its bonier goes lnlo Iho Vnlloy of thoShadow, to enmo forth ngalu or not, ns heaven shall decree. Sown on wllh German thread, ripped olf, per chance, with French knife, whnlo packets and parcels of these llltlo human mi'inoinnda will surely bo re- IiiiiioiI lint vet everv man who but tons his coat over the hide of death has looked his falo full Into tho face, and mado himself" ready for tho burial." Whnt llio War Homilies of l'rus- xliiii Subjects. t'ho demands nf tho war mi llio Prus sian population arc thu" staled by a cor- respoiuieui : wuu icijuiius u uu m mu tually to havo brought homo to ono tho full practical working of a system that so sharply, without distinction of per sons, gathers lu nil alike to compulsory hcrvlec. Tlio icsuii is, linn ni prcsoui In l'riissln, nil men between twenty nnd thirty-nine, not dl-nbled, or for special reasons otherwise! employed, mo lu the field. 11 Is painfully impressive to sco tin! deserted aspect nl German clllcs. Who docs not remember tho busy crowds In tho narrow streets of Cologno .Now Ihev are dead and noiseless, with uono but boys and old men to share their space with women. What I saw in Co logne, I also saw In other town. Kvcry where the thews nnd sinews of the male population nro gone lo tho war, and mul evcrvwhero 1 found they did so with iidudniblo readiness. Of eourso such a wholesale niiutnui.hig to nuns strikes heavily, not merely Individual existences, but'alsii Iho country, through Iho incalculable disturbance U create, iu Industrial cstnhll-hmcnts. I have ono Instance to hand which Is well cal culated to exemplify this public loss. It Is Known lo every one wnai nu enor mous foundry Is that of M. ICrupp, at Csfcn, lu Rhoiilsh Prussia ; nearly 8,000 worMiien are employed in it, nun i am Informed on unexceptionable authority that uf these no lower than l,4ho havo had to loin their colors, to tho In- dlscrlbablo loss of the foundry, ns theso men eompllscd Iho sullied nun ausuiuie ly Iu dispensable artisans ; and yet there Is no illumining und tin repining ninnng tho Prussian population ut what Is being imposed on llieim IMnin Talk to Kills. Your everyday toilctto Is a part of character. A girl who looks llko a "furv" or a "aloven" in tho morning Is not to lio trusted, however finely sho may look Iu the evening. ,n matter Iimvi. liiniilitn vntli emiltl mnv lie. thel'O are olght thlligs It should contain, viz: a mirror, wnshstnnd, soap, towel, comb, hair, nail and tooth brushes. Those nru just ns essential as your breakfast, bo- loro which you siioum iiiiiku gnyu use of tliom. Parents who fall to provide their children with Filch appliances, not only mako a great mistake, but commit a sin of omission, Look tidy In tho morning, and nftor the dinner work is ovor Improve your toilette. Mnko It n rulo ol votir dnilv life to "dress up" lor the nftcrnooti. Your dress may. or need not be, anything better than calico; but with a ribbon, or (lower, or somo bit of ornament, vou can have an air of self respect and satisfaction that Invariably comes with being well dressed. A girl with lino sensibilities cannot, help feeling embarrassed ncd awkward In a ragged, dirty dress, with her hair un kempt, If n stranger or neighbor comes in. Moreover, vour self-respect should demand tho decent appareling of your body. You should mako It a point to look as well ns you can, even If you know nobody will see you but yourself. Household. Thu rniHslim Deluge. Mr. Halslead writes from Pont-a- Mousson i "1 do not know what wo nro to do with this Gorman army. It cop timics to roufa dining tho last eighteen, hours. I shall havo doubts as to tlio capac ity of Krnncoto furnish It standing room, For half an hour an nrtlllory train has been passing my window, which looks upon the principal street on tho western descent from tho stono bridge. Tito lrlrers nro co ng by wllh their norscs on tbo lopo keeping the gunners on a keen run guns nun wngons cuing nun flatter, dust and roar; whips popping, horsos snorting, men saying noyer a word. 1 did not Intend lo nllow myself to Im astonished by tho proportions or tho Prussian army, but 1 must confess to n leellng akin to iinia.ciicnt. This Is nol, indeed, nn nrmyso much iisnnallnu nn tho march. Hero aro forty armies a dclugo of men and linrses. Nnpoleon's nriuy, ns It sinricii lor .noscow, mm inn half tno number of combatants In his colossal horde," I'roresstoiiul Tool, I have read a story or a professional fool, ono of lliqso mon who onco formed an appendage to every great bouso. rim Kin i'. his master, on Invest ug blm with the badges of Ids olllco tbo stuff nnd cud nnd bells told hliu to wear Hi,, in till ho found n L'renler fool than himself. Tho King was dying. He scut for Iho fool, mul told blm that ho was L'olngb louriiey a very long loiirn or nml 1 lint ho wriuld never return. 'Wlmt tn-nvlslou hnvo vou mniln for vhur louruoy?" said Iho oilier) "nro yml going into eternity without mur ing any provision for It ? " '"Voj,"- sold tho King, wllh n heavy sigh; hn fool dropped bis stall", capaudbel s, nnd laid thnm before thu 'Klntf'snying, "i wa rmly to keep (hoiuilll l-had found n tool fi'nnler. ithninnnysolf -and I have found lilmi :Yours'ote.''-7fif Messenger. KATES OF ADTBJtTiaiXO Tho Holt 'C.oUnty 'lsWUl. v a. KLirrKLj- cmiok a.td muim, ORtooif.noiT cor.Trr.Ho. Notk Ilr on Inch It tnssst an Inch down tbel Umu, which will embrace twilte liaeaot aoUltyp or tins sire. One inch, three months, One Inch, sl tuonths, ,, . , .. One Inch, one year, .... ... .. Two Inches, three months,. Two Inches, fl months Twn Inches, one year, One.fnnrih column, Infra mnnlht, Dne.haircoliiiiin, three mnitb-. ..,.,. I 0 , . 7 60 ' 10 OT , ..... I M . ... . IOC . -.r.: ' Biol) ., , w line column, one year, ... . I.. . m AittertlseineiiU lor ehorter i)crlol than tnre monlhs, H w rot llrst Insertion, and J centaror earh additional Insertion. , . Hm almi e ran UI bo strictly adhernl to, tMie.nail column, Sl inouiu-, Who is McClurgl It la well l:iiiivvn In nur renders ttlAt wo. never said n word III ndvocscy of, rtA., u.i'ii.ni, ..nnii..af tm, lln Tvna Ullll .HI.VIIIIK a luillllllll n.luu, " - not our cholro n't nil, nnd wo still, think that lm otiirht not. to havo been nominat ed by. the regular Republican Conven tion. Our chief nhleMlon to blm as a candi date, howover,.i. Illinlrslcd in tho pres ent polltlenl sintatlp.ii; In the counter movement now oil" foot to dlvldotnddo IV. it the Rcnubliomi nartv. If Mr. titan- nrtl had been nqlrlnfttcd.n,o such evllro suit would havo ftatlowou. Hut so far n Gov. McCIurg hlmsolf Is concerned, wo have to soy tbnt ho Is nu honest nnd faithful I'.xccutlro nnd n man of sputic8 prlvnto character. Ho has provullicil corrupt iiicnirym (itryijiiui Iratids upon tho stnto ; audevcilhls most bitter opponents havo novor accused him of n dishonest or dishonorable net. Ro ubles, be has n creditable record nsn sol dier In tho Union nrmy, and, whntevcr clso mav bo said of his record as Gov ernor, It Is certain that be has studied economy and frugality and has not dis honored his olllee by nny prlvnto or ofll cinl act of Impropriety or indecorum. In view of these facts, which aro not only Incontrovertible but notorious, wo wonder nt tnc irceiiom wiiii wnicu so many men decry and denounce him, as though ho were nn linncciio or a pnani tool uf ilcslL'tilnc scoundrels. We hon estly believe Hint, all things considered, he Is n bettor Governor tlinn II, Grnt. Brown could possibly bo ; for Gov. Me Clttri? at least preserves onotlsh constant sclf-poiscstdon not to spread butter on Ids water-melon nt n publlo table. Chilhcothc Jnbunc. Why do Children Die. Iu nnswer to thlsnucstloiuthoMctficai llecnrdtr holds Iho I'ollowitiL' lntmuntro . "The renjon why children dfo is bocauso thoy aro not taken euro of. rrom tno dnv of birth thoy aro stuffed with food, choked wllh physic, splashed with water, sulloeatcd In hot rooms nml steamed In bed clothes. So much for Indoor. When ncrmitted to brcalbo n breath of pure nlr once a week In sum mer, nnd onco or twice during tho colder months, only tho nose Is permitted to pcor Into dnyiight. A lime later they nru sent out with no clothes nt all on tho nniis of tho body which most need protection. Rare legs, bare arms, bare iiccks, giricn undines, wnn an in verted umbrella to collect tho nlr nnd chill tho other parts of thu body. A stout, strong man goes out lu n cold day with gloves and overconl, woolen stock ings and thick doubled solod boots, with coil; between nun rubbers over, ino samo day, n child of threo yeara old, nn lniant uf llcsh nud blood, nnd bono and constitution, goes out with hose ns thin ns paper, cotton socks, legs uncovered lo llio i;necs, nccK unrc, nu exposure which would 11 oniila Iho nurse, kill tho mother outright and mnko tho father uu invalid for week. And why? To hard en them to a modo of dress which thoy nro never expected lo practice. To ac custom them to exposure which n dozen years Inter would Lo considered down right foolery. To renr children thus for the slaughter pen, nnd then lay It to tbo Lord, is too bad. Wo don't think tho Almlghiy:haiiniiy iiami iu it." JVothiiig Like (Jntininnr. Nothing llku Grammar I Hotter go without n cow than go without Hint, i'hero nro numboiioss "professors" who go "tramp, tramp, tramp, my boys I" around thu country, peddling a weak niiicic, by which "In twenty days" they guarantee- to set n man thoroughly up 'In Iho English language. An in Btnncii Iu point comes Irom Greenville, Alabama, whoro a "professor" had la bored with tlio youthof that pcoplo, and taught them to dotoou grammar accord ing to "Morris's" system. During ono ot tho lectures tbo scntcnco,"Mnry milks tbo cow," was given out to no parsed. Knch word bad been parsed save ono, which fell to Rob I. , a sixteen-year-old, near the foot of tho class, who com menced thus: "Cow la a noun, femlnlno gender, singular "number, third pcrjon, and stands for Mary." "Stands for Mary!" said tho oxcltcd professor. ,,llor no you mnKo mac out r- "jie- causc," answered tho uoblo pupil, "u tho cow didn't stand for Mary, how could Ma'y milk Jicr ?"Ifarjcr's Mag azine. ' The Colored Vole! Tim Ilnniilillrnn Pnni'rnRfllnnnl Pom- mlttco havo been calculating the, effect of tho colored voto upon tho elections In some ol tbo old bonier slavo States. In Mnrvhind thev oxnross bono Hint tbo lie- publicans, will rarry two Congressional districts tboso formerly represented by Governor Frank Thomas and Henry 11 ' I . . 1 f ,n .... Tn hnlnn... 1 1, Ai. nv It IIIIV1 ldIO, .11 11,1111111111 WIU W press conlldcnco In gaining enough strength from tho colored votes to carry inotjiaio. Tbociloct of thocolorod voto Is shown In Sim rnturna frnm fitlrll nf the CfillnllcS of Kentucky as havo renched us. Jof fcrson .county tho great Demoorntlo stronghold, containing Louisville, gives n nomncentln ninlnrltv af .1.200. Last year lt'gnvo 3,fi7I for Seymour, Grant .:nllt.w. 1..., 1 .1Q1 Vntne 'V Ii n II nnlllll Iran IUlfll(, uilSfl.H. ,uvs. - ..w . .v,. ...... v.... voto enst nt iho late election exceeds 7,- 000. Foyotto county gave 60 Doniocra tlo ; last year il gavo 1,400. The returns from tbo otiei; counties nro similar to these, nud Indlcato that tho Domocrntlo majority In the Stato has been cut down lupy uirco-iourius. 'Di(lo" r.xpliilncil, A l,i,if.at nld mnn. rnllipr tirnnrant nf tho usual method of abbreviation, occa sionally tound charges llko the follow Inir : "To 1 lb. tea; to 1 lb. ditto: to 1 lb. ditto." . . "Wife," salu ho, "hero's n pretty busi ness! Ishnuld llko to know what you'ro douo wllh so much of this 'era ditto?" "Ditto? ditto?" sold tho old Indvj f'nevor bad a pound of ditto In (bo liousQ iu an, my iiioi Kn back' went the old man; In high dudgeon that be should bo charged with Ihings no imd never rccciviii. ( !itr. , tnld he, "I, sha'nt stand this,! Wife lays sho ain't had a pound of this tnrnnl ditto in tho'houso In her " Tho grocer, Ihnrcupon icxplalncd tho meanliigiof abq lerin, ni)d Uio.olfl inau went Jiomosntlslled. i ; ., i If yon havo'pfrfprincd an pet of great nndlMntdi'cslcd Titinc, bon'cenl It: If you publish II, ydtl will noltbor bo bo lie'ved .hriioior'rewarded beronftcr. Is H,'ifiH"n,"wn9io"of'nl''r' to wojgh , flslr', wlicnV'nK Is vcll known, they havo sonlos'oMhcirriwnf ;' ' "' ' 1 ,', 1 - , i ii i .. , i', i "-' Tlmp wlll bono iiiovvci wboiilmUaiifi,,, iJlilabseVllll..'' ' ' . I ... .11 I II. HH tii V. . era in wooi torn frtiran mar sMM, Vssa'HJt" os eu.Mum i - Una - l ".inuoibiia ua. t"'j ' ill.U lnl lian Is as. t'ai m ' . 4.1 ' i i ':StW ' I I aaWus,'i Jkisytsnsssf (XmsstTi Mo,