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VOLUME XXX.
WOODSFIELD. MONROE i'OUHTY, OHIO TUESDAY, JUNE 24 1873
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THE SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY.
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HOI.I.ISTEU & OKEY,
.. A TTORNEYs AT LAW
WOODSFIELD, MONROE CO., O.
Practice in Monroe and adjoining counties,
June S 1873 t.
t. . bigos f wni moarpisR
, Koury Public
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V.. A TTORNEYS AT LAW,
Fb. 25,'73-lr. Woodsfleld, Obto.
WOSJOBtia AtI0MITrit"."l.AXtBlMiW.
' A," J. PEABSOS,
. Attorney at Law,
Woodtfi'Jd, Monroa County, Ohio.
A LL" business entruBtea to my we "
X oelve prompt attention,
Ofioe up stalis
in the Court Bouse.
jy3T.
J. O. AMOS,
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)j. r. waiooe,
Master Com'r.
Ail N dC Hl'UlM!
Attorneys Mid CounseUors at Law,
and Licensed Claim Agents,
, - WOODSFIELD. OHIO.
" Offici Up stairs in the old Bloomer
Bouse.
' . April 26, 1865.
. Dr. J. WAY,
Phvaieian and Surgeon.
T5T.M HOVE. Washington Tp, Monroe
County. Ohio. .
All oalls promptly attended to, during the
day or night.
feb23.'69.
Physician and burgeon,
: Offioe on Main street,)
WOOtfSFIELD, OHIO
, feb36, -
HOTELS.
THE UNION" HOUSE.
- Lev)Uville,Jdonroe County, Ohio,
JOnx SEAB.4UGII, : : Proprietor
mHia Hotel i one of the beBt in Monroe
I eountv- It has been refitted recently,
and is now in first oiass order. The table is
supplied with the best the market affords.and
the traveler will find his lodgings in a clean,
healthy condition, not surpassed by any ho-
' tel. :-- ,
;The stabling is new. . May 27. 1873 t.
' STATION Ali HOTEL,
Main Street, Barnetville, Ohio.
It. E. Frasler, : : : : : Proprietor.
r UESTS will find the best accommodation
VJT A this Honae.and no pains will be spared
to make them comfortable.
Hacks leave the Hotel every morning for
Woodsfleld. Carriages and drivers furnished
travelers at all times. Bep24i.
EAGLE PLANING MILLS.
O. EU EBB. H. MBHL. F. D1ETBICK. J. FBSET,
DUERltj MEI1L & CO.,
t V DEALEKS IN
LIMBER, IAT1I AIS'J SillX&lES
' AHOFACTOBKBS OF
FLOORING.WEATIIER BOARD
ING, FRA3IES,IOOUS, SASU,
Shutters, Brackets, Mould
ings, Palings, Boxes, and
all kinds of
PTJRNITURE.
Furniture Rooms on Ferry street,
Clarinzlon. Ohio.
. Collins made to order. jelly.
Business Cards.
A. C. Miller. Prea. F. Koehler, Vice Pres.
Jere. Williams, Casluer.
fJIHE MONROE COUNTY BANK.
(Successor to Allen C. Miller & Co.,)
WOODSF1ELD,- OHIO.
Loans Made and Negotiated.
Exchange, Gold and Silver Coin lough
and $old. . s
Interest paid oa Special Deposits
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AND BEST
I JStR.llCE COM PA N
In . the United States.
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. AT THE BANK,
Woodsfleld, Ohio.
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MARBLE WORKS.
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Is prepared to furnish
MONUMENTS, TOMB STONES,
Head-stones, and all articles usually manu
factured in first class Marble establishments,
at the lowest cash prices.
Persons desiring to purohaae will find it to
their interest to oalL Place of businees south
of square, Woodsfleld, Ohio, Janl4i.
J E WELRY DEPOT,
WOODSFIELD, OHIO.
My motto is
FAIB DBALIflOi
with ALL, I solioit a share of the publio pat
ronage. Particular attention paid to the re-
d airing of
Watchet, Clock and Jewelry,
Watches, Clocks ind Jewelry for sale on rea.
sonable terms. Wokk Wabbastsi.
ap231y. FBH'Z REEF.
31 E A T IIAB KKT,
WOODSFIELD, OHIO.
THE undersigned is prepared to furnish
Beef, Mutton and Pork, on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays.
QjCash paid for Cattle Sheep and Hogs.
Veterinary 'Surgeon.
Having had considerable experience as a
Veterinary Surgeon, I offer my servioes to the
people of this plaoe and the county. Ring
bone and Spavin a speciality. If not re
moved in six days, no charge will be made.
Place of business, one door west of Soheu
fele's Barber Shop. May VI. 1873 r,
MEAT MARKET,
: AXTBOXY SCHUMACHER.
Respectfully informs the citizens of
W 0 0 D S F IE L D
and vicinity, that he keeps constantly
hand at his
on
MEAT STORE, ON MAIN STREET,
North of Schumachers Grocery,
Beef, Pork, Veal, Sausage. &c.
He solioits the patronage of the public; as he
will spare no efforts to accommodate custom
ers, and hopes, by liberal dealing, to render
satisfaction to all who may buy meats at his
store.
TO FARMERS!
I will pay the market price for cattle,
hogs
and sheep smtablo for butchering.1
ANTHONY SCHUMACHER.
May 27, 1873 T.
Jobbers of
Dry Goods, Notions, &c.,
Have removed to their New Room,
No. 35 Main street, West Side.
1 poslte H.
oct20r.
List's Warehouse.
irheeline, W. Va
BITZ
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A MEMORY,
Why scfims the houso so still and sad and lone-
- y?
Where has the sunshine fled which made it
bright?
Why listen we for steps whose patter only
Could bunuh the dark cloud which veils our
Bight?
Why should the tones of gushing buby luugh-
tor
Seem lingering still within our silent room,
And still no joy brinsnow or yet hereafter
To enBoiir ac-liing hearts o tiresome gjoom?
The velvet touch of dimpled baby fingers
Still seems to wander over neck and cheek.
And yet the memory of that touch which lin
gers
Brings grief tho tongue might vainly strive
to speak.
WAITING.
I have two little anjjels wsiiting for me
On the beautiful banks of the crystal sea;
Not impatiently wait ray darlings there,
For smiles light up their brows so fair;
And their little harps ring out so clear,
So soothingly sweet to faith's listening ear,
And they live in the smile of tho Savior's love,
Who so early called my darlings above.
I have two little angels waiting for me
On the beautiful banks of the crystal sea;
Forever free from sorrow and pain,
Spotless and pure from all earthly stain;
Never in erring paths to rove
Safe iu the bosom of Infinite love,
Evermore, evermore walking in light,
Thooe beautiful angels robed iu white.
I have two little angels waiting for me
On the beautiful banks of the orystal sea;
When my weary heart is throbbing with pain,
And 1 fain would clasp my darlings again,
I look away from this earthly strand'
To the beautiful fields of the "Better Land."
I will think of the angels waiting theio,
And offer to Qod a thankful prayer.
t have two little angels to welcome me
When I too shall, stand by the crystal sea;
When the Great Refiner His image may trace
In the heart lie has won by His saving grace,
And in robes of Christ's own righteousness
drest.
My soul shall seek the home of the blest
On the beautiful banks of the crystal sea
II y darlings, still waiting, shall welcome me,
TWICE MISTAKE.
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Wiitwii Jot the SatAl.if ErotiiUo Po-t,
Br MALCOLM ALSTISE. "
II.
concluded :
Send Roy to me," said Doctor Strat-
ton to a servant.
And shortly Roy appeared!
I started to go to Doctor John Dol
trey's yesterday," said the old gentle
man to his son. "but met him at Grof-
ton. He has not been at home for a
couple of weeks. Zounds ! Sir, why did
you not tell me you had not met him ?"
Roy muttered eonie reply that was
not intelligible.
"As it chanced, Miss Doltrey was
with him," pursued Doctor Stratton, not
heeding his son. "She was quite unwell,
but ahem 1"
Evidently Doctor Stratton had somc
thinq; on his mind
"Go on. sir," said Roy quietly.
"She and Doctor John Doltrey and I
fixed up the matter."-
"What!" exclaimed Roy.
"You are to be jiarried next week."
Roy sprang to his feet. "Why, I
thought I supposed I Intended," he
stammered.
"Silence!" interrupted his father.
"You told me that you were willing she
should become Mrs. Roy Stratton, and
I took you at your word."
The old gentleman, now that he had
unburdened his mind, was as cool as
ever. "Richard was himself aain."
"The wedding will, as I said, be next
week. The word and honor of the
Strattons are pledged, and you will pre
pare." .
"But, father"
"Not another word. You understand
me. I dismiss the subject. You told
me you were willing."
And Doctor Strafcton resumed his pa
per with an air that said he would not
speak another word. Roy was coin
pellfd to be satisfied.
Well, the affair had not been managed
as he would have wished, but still he
could not help feeling blissful. Rose
Doltrey to be his wife! Of course Doc
tor Doltrey and his father had arranged
the affair, but Roy hoped that it would
be pleasant to her. And she must have
been taken ill very suddenly,he thought,
for five days before he had left her at
her auut's in good health. She could
never have gone to Pittsburgh at all.
Roy prepared for the wedding.
And Tues'lay evening of the next
week, found Doctor Stratton and Roy
walking up the avenue in front of Dr.
Johu Doltrey's residence
"I will go to John's office," said Dr.
Stratton, "and you can be shown into
the parlor. Tuey are expecting us."
Roy's heart was beating tumultuons
ly. lie would soon behold Rose, his
Rose.
A servaut ushered him into the par
lor and retired. A woman, tall, angu
lar. a genuine old maid, rose to' meet
him. -
' And this is my Roy," she said gush
ingly. "Welcome!"
"What !" cried Rry.
"My betrothed," she returned. "I
repeat welcome !"
"There must be some mistake," gasp
ed Roy. "Who are you ?"
"Tell me first,nre you Roy Stratton?''
"I am."
"Then there is no mistake, for I am
Miss Rose Doltrey."
. "Madam, I fear there is," said the
bewildered Roy.
"No, there is not," cried the lady. "I
love you already, and will fly to your
arms."
But Roy suddenly disappeared through
the door. "Madam, there is a mistake,"
he shouted back. "Good-bye."
"If I stay, she'll marrv me against
my will," he said to himself as he mao
good time down the avenue. " 'i'
The next day when Dr. Stratton Im
met him, there was a stormy scene. '
"Humph !" ejaculated tho Doetor$n
grily. i.'
"Yes," rejoiued Roy, equally angry,,
"You have made a fool of mo."
"You've made a fool of us both."..-r;
"Doltrey will never forgive us.". :
"I hope he won't?"
You said you toere trilling, &nx way."
"I didn't. I never saw your old.maiJ.
There is a mistake."
"Humph !" foamed Dr. Stratton,daVa-
ins his spectacles on the floor. , Tl
for a uiiuute Lis anger was top LCa4j
But he found his tongue. 'Old maid !'
he shouted. 'She is not."
"She is." . '
. "Weil she's handsome, any how."
She isivt." i
'I, zounds !" you shall marry her at
any rate."
"I won't " I.
"Humph!"
"Yes."
"You mock me. Villain, out of my
sight. I am the victim of base ingrati
tude. Begone!"
Roy left his presence. For a day or
two there was coldness between the two.
But Roy soon got in a good humor.r
And Dr. Stratton could not withstand
good humored Roy. He chose to soem
to forget that young gentleman's offen
ding. The sul ject of the Doltrcys was?
a forbidden one, however.
A month slipped by. Three months
sped away. A half year was gone.
Roy had not heard from his Rose. A
sad thought became his. Would he ever
behold her again ? He feared not. She
had said that he might call on her at
Doltrey place at the end of the year.
But he felt that he would never dare go
there now, alter what had happened
Almost a year had passed since Roy
had beheld Rose Doltrey, when one
evening his father met him as he was
coming out of the house. The old gen
tleman's face wore an unusually serious
look.
"Come into the library, Roy," he sakt.'
Roy followed him. ' :
"My dear son," he sid mournfully.
"I have to inform you that owing to an
unlucky speculation of mine, we are
bankrupt."
It was unwelcome news, but Roy bore
it like a man. "I am young and strong,"
he 9aid bravely.
Misfortunes never come singly. The
very next morning Roy was summoned
into his father's bedroom. The old
gentleman was lying prostrate upon h;
coucn.
"Roy," he said, "my lower limbs Ir
completely paralysed 1 fenowr the
Iwillbvtf.frr year,, b.U HjfW aref now sold.
ae
perfectly helpless. My mfsfortnAcs1,
monetary aaairs nave caused tnis j
Roy mourned more over this tha wle
did over the loss of the money. Bit
he ftrove to talk cheerfully to his father.
During their conversation Doctor Strat
ton asked him to telegraph for Doctor
John Doltrey.
And Roy did so soon as possible, af
ter he left his father's side. That same
evening Doctor Doltrey came and re
mained till the next day. Roy chose
not to see him.
After Dr. Doltrey was gone, Roy's
father snt for him to come to his room
"Koy," said Doctor Stratton, "I want
yon to marry Rose Doltrey."
Roy was startled. But his father pre
sented the matter to him in a forcible
manner, telling him they must starve
unless he married well.
"Besides I have set my heart on this
matter," Doctor Stratton concluded,
"and I helieve if you refuse, it will be
the death of me." '
That last argument forced Roy to
consent as formerly to a compromise.
He promised that he would go and con
sult Miss Doltrey upon tho subject. He
had a very strong hope that she. would
refuse to consent to the proposed ar
ranfjement.
"You will have to apologize to Doc
tor John Doltrey," said Doctor Strat
ton ; "but he is cood-natured, and will
foraive yon, I thiuk."
Behold Roy once more at the entrance
or the Doltrey residence He would be
m despair if he did not hope that his
reception would be a very cold one. But
even as it. is he fears, for the vision of
the tall Miss Doltrey rushing toward
him with outstretched arms, rises be
fore him.
He rang and was ushered in. At the
parlor door he paused. His heart boun
ded, his pulses thrilled, his veins felt
like C re. Before him was a beautiful
creature, the Rose Doltrey that' he lov
ed. For a moment he stood bewilder
ed; then he forgot all but that. '
"Rose, my Rose!" he cried, "I iove
you!"
Dfflr reader, you may be surprised,
but Roy succeeded in inducing Rose to
consent to making the attempt of agree
ably surprising his father. She loved
him, and Doctor Doltrey Jiciug willing';
they were married immediately. The
fact is Doctor Stratton had smoothed
the way with him. It was the niece
this time instead of the sister, aud" he
had consented that Roy might make the
attempt to win her love. He hud jt al
ready, and the result is seen.
Pooi Mins Rose, his sister, wa dead.
She had died six months previously,
leaving all of her fortune to her niece,
named Rose as well as herself.'
Well, Rov returned home with his
bride. He found his father sitting in
an easy-chair in the library. J
"This is Mrs. Roy Stratton.duce Miss
Rose Doltrey," said Roy.
Then there was a mutual surprise.
Doctor Stratton sprang to his' feet and
began to caper around the apartment.
"Humph !" he exclaimed, .good for
you, Roy. I'll give you fifty thousand
dollars with which to begin life."
"But I thought you were bankrupt,"
said Roy.
"Ruukrupl! humbug! just like my
paralysis. I thought I'd bring you to
terms. Humph !"
And Doctor Stratton kissed Rose on
both checks Roy laughed.
"But lather," said Roy presently,
"why didn't you tell me that it was Rose
Doltrey, the niece, and not Rose Dol
trey the sifter of Doctor Doltrey, whom
you wanted me to many this time?" .
"Humph ! Didn't I ?"
-v ..No
"Yon might have told me that Miss
Rose Doltrey, the eldpr, was dead
You knew it, didn't you ?"'
Doctor Stratton rubbed the bald spot
on his head vigorously.
"Humph!" he returned. "Ye9, I
know it! Didn't I tell youV"
"If you had told me you might have
saved your little plot, for I had beheld
Ross before and loved her."
"Humph!"
"Yes!"
. Good bye, reader, in a moment. Roy
js" happy, for instead of being once, he
Was TWICE MISTAKES.
hiatf
cm.
The woman question How shall, I
have my Summer suit made ?
English thorn is the fashionable wo.od
for sticks and umbrella hatuUcs.
Lizard gre?n seems to he the most
fashionable of colors. It is universally
worn.
Italian kids are beginning to be worn
very extensively Here, on account of
their cheapness.
V Low shoes and stockings of gorgeous
colors and patterns are to be worn by
gentlemen this Summer.
: Plain white note paper, very thick and
heavy, with a crest in clack outline, is
now declared to be the proper thing.
Very pretty chatelaines and their at
tachments are now made of vulcanized
India rubber, oi name n ted with gold.
. Suits of purplish-blue English water
proof, with buttons of oxydized silver,
are the proper castume fur long sea voy
ages. Pale blue camel's hair suits, embroid
ered. with white and edged with white
yak lace, are imported for carriage cos
tutnes.
' Pink and Hue silk vests trimmed with
applique embroidery and Valencienses
lace, are to be worn over white dresses
for Summer.
Fashion and common sense now go
hand in hand as regards feminine foot
.gear. The broader the sole the more
stylish the boot.
' A new style of embroidery is intro
duced upon evening dress that of ara
besque patterns worked in white satin
beads.
The waistcoats, after the fashion of a
gentleman's vest, which were worn by
he ladies some years ago, have been ta
ken into favor again.
i Ladies' water-proof cloaks, eo light
qjat they can easily be folded into a par
cl small cuough to be carried in the
AtiffrfttiaJbaUtv,'' nMe jiiMi jneithe doctor saw that she was a lady of
would-be fashionable ladies to revive the
blonde fashion. Dyes are not used,, but
a fine and injurious powder known as
"blonde du!t' is.'
Worth is trimming all his dresses
heavily with embroidery and Jace. It is
said he prefers to execute orders for
American ladies, above all others, be
cause they never dispute his charges.
For full dress gentlemen wear instead
of a watch chain a. fob ribbon after the
fashion of their grandfathers with a seal
attached, the older looking the better.
This taste for old jewelry is in opposi
tion to shoddyism, the olject being to
show that tho wearer is not the first of
his family who ever possessed any jew
elry. There have been two marked improve
ments made by glove manufacturers.
The first consists in riveting the buttons
to the kid, instead of sewtng them on
Tho second is in a lock stitch in seam
ing up, instead of the 'old-fashioned
whipping or overseaming. Tho new
stitch is a locked over-seam smooth
stitch, almost indestructible, and certain
ly "unrippable;" if such a word may be
coined. Two, three and four buttons
are worn on street gloves ; from five to
eight on those for evening dress. Seam
less kid glove are no longer worn to
any extent. Fashion has sealed their
fate. "
A woman always looks younger in a
light cambric of simple pattern. Some
thing of girlhood and Spring are sug
gested by them, and yet they are as
available by the matron as bj sweet six
teen. A charming young wife once con
tided a penchant for these inexpensive
toilets, "for," she said in closing, "gen
tlemen like them so well." They show
very good tnste in ' liking them, so the
best of the feminine sex have found out
already. English and French women
wear cottons in summer alternately with
silks, and a most captivating effect does
the latter know how to make, with her
inarvelously fresh cambric, ruffled like a
spring flower, little chip hat and. broad
parasol, with the nicest plainest of boots
and perfect gloves. It is girlish purity
and womanly grace combiued that makes
the charm ui such a areas, mere are
strii)03 many and colors many, but the
simplest are always best
i
The Polaris.
The Washington special to the Her
aid says: The Secretary. of the Navy
regrets that the impression should have
gained credence that he proposed to ile
nend unon the Juuiala alone for his
Search for' the Polaris- He not only
intends to use her, but also proposes to
organize a naval expedition nomuosed
of the best naval officers to go in neareh
of the Polaris The fitting out of the
expedition is to be ot tho most com
plete selection of naval officers of rank,
as tho commander means more than
mere seat ch lof tho lost vessel.
forgot Ilia fail,
" Not long ago two boys between eleven
and twelve were loafing around oue of
the traveling minstrel halls, iu Quincy,
111, trying to get in.
At last one of them went tip to '.he
door keeper, and by signs made him be
lieve he was denf and dumb, eo the
door-keeper let him go iu.
The other, seeing the success of his
partner, went up and made the same
signs, r -
"What," says the door-keeper, "are
you deaf and dumb, too?"
"Yes," sid the forgetful lad.
Then, as he received a taste of sole
leather, he ituicmbcitd his part.
An Ostrich Farm,
Ostrich farming is ahnpst a new fea
ture among the industries of South Af
i ica, and is yet in its infancy There are
many diiferent modes f proceedure
adopted, all of course with the same ob
ject that of keeping up the numbers of
this valuable bird, which has been hunted
so persistently for the sake of its feath
ers that there are now no wild birds
south of the Vaal River. Graham's
Town ( which la the most agreeable place
and delightfully situated in the Eastern
Province) has in its neighborhood -sve-
very successtuL Jt is Tm?titrneCTssafw
successmi. 11 la lumnieicgirarTT.w v i.'nti--.tj . ' i
to confine tho birds in mclosures large
enough for them to obtain their own
food ( consisting of grass and various
kinds of herbage.) just as if tbey were
in a state of nature. If they are kept in
smaller paddocks they must be supplied
with lood by artificial means. A stone
wall of three or four feet will generally
keep them in Some farmers have adop
ted an incubator, and by its mean3 have
raised a considerable number of young
bird3, which at the age of a month are
worth 10 each. Others allow the birds
to hatch their own eggs. The feathers
(which are plucked in a narrow pen into
which the birds are euticed one by one)
vary in quality and price according to
t he age of the bird, and the portion of
the body from which they are plucked,
some of the best being worth about 45
per pound.
The farming of the ostrich if well and
carefully conducted upon a suitable farm
with the necessary enclosures aud plenty
of feed, is found to bo very profitable ;
and it is, now becoming quite a common
thing among the sheep farmers to keep
ostriches as well as sheep ; but the birds
are easily injured a slight blow from a
stone or stick will break their legs, in
which case the bird inevitably dies.
The cock birds, whose plumage is
black and white, are often exceedingly
fierce, especially at or after pairing sea
son, when it is dangerous for a man on
foot to approach them, as they will at
once give chase ; when they overtake the
fugitive they knock him down with their
foot, as a man would with his fist, and
strike and trample their victim on the
ground, often inflicting very serious in
juries.
A Lost Patient and a Bad PbysU
cian.
A foreign scientific periodical relates
this suggestive story :
Some time since a lady called upon a
celebrated occulint. in order to consult
him on account of her eyes, complaining
that their power of vision had .of late
considerably diminished." At a glaiice
rank amr wcamrityjoot'tttiOaiLeyeCvJ
shook his heud, and thought the treat
ment would require much time, as thera
was reason to fear amaurosis in her case,
He roust advise her, first of ad, that as
she had informed him she was residing
a considerable distance in the country,
she mus-t move into the city at once, aud
thus enable him to see her frequently, if
possible daily.
The lady then .rented an elegant man
sion ; moved into the city, and the phy
sician was punctual in his attendance
He prescribed this and that, and thus
days run into weeks and weeks into
months. The cure, however, was Btill
coming. The physician tried to console
her. .
One day the patient hit upon a curi
ous scheme, and she waited not long to
carry it into effect.
She procured for herself a very old
and poor attire, put a hood of tremen
dous size upon her head, took au old
umbrella and a market basket in her
hand, and in these habiliments she visi
ted the physician, selecting for the pur
pose a very rainv day. She had so well
succeeded in distorting and disguis
herself that the eye even of a lover
could scarcely have recognized her. She
was obliged to wait a long time in the
ante room of the physician, with many
others, who, like her, were seeking relief.
At last her turn came. .
"Well,my good woman, what have you
to complain of?
"Very bad eyes, doctor," she answer
ed
He took her to the light, looked into
her eyes, but failed to recognize his pa
tient. Shrugging his shoulders, he said
"Your eyes are well enough."
"Well ?" she said.
"Yes; I know what 1 am saying."
'But I have been told that I was get
ting the a a forget how it is called."
"Amaurosis?"
"Yes ; that is it, doctor."
"Don't you; let' them make you believe
any such, .nonsense, ' Your physician is
an ass!"" '
An ?"
"Yes, an ass I Tell him boldly that I
said so."
' The lady now arose, and in her cjs
tomary voice, said, "Sir, you are my
physician; don't you know mo?"
Tue fuce the sage counsellor made is
easier to imagine than to describe.
"Gracious madame," he commenced
to stammer au "apology, but the lady
would not listen him, and left him in
dignantly. ,, She "never saw the gentle
man any more.
To lieep IMovvsJioni llustins.
A correspondent writes to know how
to. keep plows from rusting. In the fall
of the year, after you have got through
fooling arouud with your plow.it should
be carefully taken apart and the pieces
numbered so that it can be put together
at a moment's notice in case of fire The
thills and sideboards should be carefully
oiled with codliver oil, and put awav in
a dry place whero the moth will not
trouble them. The heunucr and tucker
should be put in a secure wooden cask
and covered with strong lye. This will
keep the roots moist and preent shrink
age. A too common fault is' to expose
to the air,and thus prevent from coming
to matuiify as rapidly as they otherwise
would Take the other portion of the
pjow, rub thoroughly in a good suds,
wring out, and place upon vhe line till
entirely dry ; then put up in tin or cut
glass cans, and place in a cool, dry eel
lar. and in tho spring they will be found
possessing body, aroma and sparkle.nnd
free from the slightest tendency to sour.
. &n Obliging Man.
A travefc-r coming up from tho Cen
tral dep.ot stopped to examine a coat
hauging front of a clothing store.
The p.rOiiSlor rushed out and asked;
"Wouldn'Vyou try on some coats ?"
"I duniib but I would," responded the
travcleift jCoqulting his time keeper, and
he warit,jnand began work. No mat
ter how often he found his fit, he called
for moreL.ecata, and ufier lie had tried
on abotiS thirty he looked at his watch',
again tj$jHmed his own garment" and
waIked:pXs3Vtng:"I. 'won't charge a
ceat'rjv-t Pv done; hang a man
who oix'tbilge another when he can
'ifi!:! I'm ever around this way
round
HgiHW-S!
rf'.ttn t( oriir. nnv more' Coats
. ' . - . . ..J. A
Senator Thunnaa.
From tho Brooklyn Eagle. -
The Democrats . have not had the
good fortune to elect a Governor out
in Ohio since a time we do not care to
remember But some years' ago they
failed on Governor and elected a Legis
lature, which sent Mr. Thurman to the
Senate. What excellent woik he. has
done need not be indicated. He has
been, in no official, though in a real
sense, tho leader ot the Democratic side
of the chamber. His bearing, his logic,
his purity and fidelity have made lam a
national reputation. It is not too much
to say that even the Republicans respect
Mr. Thurman more than they do any
Senator of their own party.
. 'V
jtSTAn illiterate negro preacher said
to his congregation, "My bredren, when
de fust man, Adam, was made, ho was
made out oh de wet clay, and set up
agin de palins to dry."
"Do you say," said one of the con
gregation, "dat Adam was made outen
wet clay, an' set up agin the palins to
dry?"
"Yes, sar, I do."
"Den who made the palins ?"
"Sit down, sar," said the preacher,
"such questions as dat would upsot
any system cb theology."
New York, June 15. Agents of the
Spanish government in New York have
lately received largo orders for supplies
of war munitions, and it is reported
several more gunboats are to be bnilt
in this city for the use of the Spaniards
in Cuba.
minister Orr's Remains.
Columbia, S. C, June-15. The
re-
mains of the late Minister Orr arrived
heje at two o'clock this afternoon and
were met at the depot by the committee
appointed bv the Governor, the Maaon-
u r T.i..f4.. n-fM. ;tj.r th TT." S. nfrf.rhajiearly run out--let ns hope: "If a
ccrs ami a large concourse of citizens.
A Sew Constellation Discovered.
Detroit June 14 A dispatch from
Prot. Mason, at Ann Arbor, Michigan,
says: "I have discovered a constella
tion oppoiuictus, a planet hitherto un
known. Its right ascension is 17 h. 17
min., south. It shines like a star of the
eleventh magnitude.and is moving north
and west.
Spain. :
Madrid, June 15. Information has
just reached this city of an important
victory which has been gained by uen
eral Norilas, commanding the govern
ment troops, x over the Carlists, under
General Dorregoray, near Biettoria, the
capital pT the province of Alsoa, twen
ty nine miles south of Bilboo After a
severe engagement the Carlists were
finally routed with a heavy loss, thrte
hundred being killed and a large num
ber wounded. Seven .hundred prison
ers were captured by the government
troops, besides a considerable quantity
of arms an military stores. The news
of the battle has created great excite
ment at the capital.
Keeping IIonet. To keep honey all
the year round, let it run through a fine
6ieve to separate it from particles of
wax : then boil Urgently in an earthen
vessel ; skim off the foam which gathers
on top, and cool it in jars. After cover
ing these lightly j set them away iu a cool
cellar.
Poisonous Pickles. It is hardly to be
credited that people will insist on having
pickles, preserved fruit and vegetables,
of a bright- green color, yet the Lancet
recounts that it his . heard a complaint
fibui a well known Loudon firm, that
they cannot sell their articles because
they will not adulterate thera with cop
per.. AU bright green preserves are un
wholesome because of the addition of
some copper salt.
Chicken - Cholera. The following
prescription we fiud in the Southern Cul
tivator, and it is said to be very flfioa
cions in chicken cholera: Glycerine and
water, each a half-ounce ; caiblic acid
ten drops. When the first symptoms of
the disease are apparent give five drops,
and repeat at intervals of twelve hours
usually the second dose effects a cure.
A neighbor informed me that cholera
was very destructive among his poultry,
ami at my suggestion he tried the fore-
going recipe. . He reports that the pro
gress of the dispose W9S promptly arres
ted, and i:i almost every case a cure was
accomplished.
Preservation of Furs. As this is the
season when we put away our winter
furs, I will mertion how I preserve mine
entirely free from the attacks of the
moth. I first hang them out in the sun
a day or two; then give them a good
beating and shaking up, to be sure no
moth is in thorn already. I then wiap
up a lump of camphor in a rag and place
in each ; then wrap up each in a sound
newspaper and paste together so that
there is no hole , or crevice through
which a moth, can gain ertrance and
my furs are perfectly safe Y'ou will say
that there is no secret in this, arid there
is none. Every lady can take care of
her own furs, if it is not too hard work
for her.without sending them to the fur
riers, as many do. GeiinatUufjfn Tele
graph i
If a man's aim in this world be good.
he will miss fire in the next. . . -
The old maxim that "man proposes"
is flatly contradicted by Massachusetts
spinsters, who only wish he did.
It takes twp boys to go to school:
now-a-days one to study and oneto
carry the books. -
youth tiansfcned his betrothed to a'
rival.-and all are happy. -..
The school hours in the--Albany N.
Y.) public 6chools have been reduced
to five-and a half hours daily. . , . ,
. When we read we fancy we could be
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A nnn t., mn linn
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not bear a provoking word.
Because a man bad a checkered ca.
reer, it does not necessarily follow ha
had always acted on the 6quare.
Car loads of old hens from Iowa are
shipped to Chicago, where they re ap
pear in society as spring chickens. .
Foote expressed the opinion that a
certain miser, would take the beam out
of his own eyes if he could sell the tim.
ber.
Pittsburg gents hang their boots out
of the window at night, and they are
blackened by atmospheric action in the
morning. ,
Ben. Butler recommends Senator Car
penter as "a man with a mouth." High
er praise is, that he knows when to keep
it shnt. , ;
A Minnesota mother gave a man who
had saved her boy's life ten cents, and
cordially invited him to call at her house
and hear her play on the;piano. .
Yen some mans slaps me on der
shoulder und says, "I vas glad to hear
yon vas so veil," nnd den sticks behind
my back his fingers to ibis nose, I haf
my opinion of dot veller.
The Boston Sunday Courier says
some members of the City Council re
fuse to be vaccinated at the city's ex
pense, as they are opposed to taking
anything out of the publid pns.
A poet asks: "Where ar the dead,
the vanished dead, that trod the earth
that we now tread ?" If we were of
make a random guess, we should say
the most of 'em are buri-ed.
A man in Kansas accidentally fell into,
a vat of boiling water and was killed.:
His bereaved children erected a tomb-.,
stone to his memory, with the brief but
touching inscription, "Par boiled." ,
; A constable in Ohio lately testified in.
court as follows; f'l know nothing of
her but what I hear the neighbors say,1
and in my opinion, what one woman
say9 of another is not worthy of belief.'
The following conundrum is by
a re-.
tired clergyman,' "wrroafr-eandt of Jifa:
rSan gets rearween ue mad-rfl - wii:
does a dyer get redder when he is al!
over madder ?", : - . . . .
Land in the burnt district of Boston
is worth more now' than "before the fire.
There is no test like the crucible. . Gold
is made better by it. We have nopdoubt
it could be tried u;jou the Moduca with
profitable results." '; .' " .
The Louisianians used tosay when"
the yellow fever .disappeared from New.
Orleans, that it Was because Providence.
would not allow any city to be visited
by two such calamities as Ben Butler
and the fever, at the same time.
A little girl, who had great kindness .
of heart for all the animal creation, saw f
a hen preparing to gather her chickens
under her sheltering wings, and shouted
earnestly : "O ! don't sit down on those
beautiful little birds, you great uglyt old
rooster!"
It is just now the thoughtful mother
commences to renovate the olive branch
es with such Spring delicacies as bone
set, hoarhound and castor oil. This is
done by squeezing the youth into bis -aunt's
lap, and sitting on his legs, while,
one hand holds his nose and the other,
guides the spoon which is generally up
set, and spills its contents on the aunt's
best alpaca. . ' - ' :
A Nelson street woman threw her
boy's pants np over a - clothes-horse
Saturday night, to dry,' arid was very
much surprised to find herself pelted on
the head with a half-pound top, a dozen,
ounce marbles, two lead siDkers, a fish,
line, a glass agate, a broken cork-screw,
three slate pencils, a bonediandled jack
knife, nnd a handful of shot. She now
dries his pants on him
One of the wise men of Boston (Pro
fessor John), and two or three others,
propose to start from the Common cen
tre of the universe in that city, on the
Fourth of July, and let the earth swing
around, at the rate of 100 miles an hour,
till England . is underneath and then'
drop. If they Bhonld drop before, it
would put a damper on all such airr
schemes, and probably bar others from
taking an ocean that way. .
As some lady visitors weje recently
going through a penitentiary under the
escort of the superintendent, they came
to a room in which three women were
sewing. "Dear me!" one of the visit
ors whisijered, "what vicious looking
creatures! Pray, what are .they here
for ?" "Because they have no other
home. This is our Eitting-roora, and
they are my wile aud two daughters,"
blandly answered the superintendent. ,
A fashionable lady being asked how
she liked the dinner given at a poet's
house, her reply was : "The dinner was
ex splended but my seat was so pro
mote from the nick nacks that I could
not graiify my appetite, and the pickled
cherries bad such a defect on my heart
that 1 had a notion to leave the table,
but Mr. gave me some hearts
horn resolved in water which bereaved
me." '' ..
The Postofllce Department has . ruled
that postal cards may be registered up
on prepayment of the regular tee of
fifteen cents. It must not, however, be
put into an envelope, but merely into
the registered package envelope, accom
panied by the regular bills. It is hard
ly to be presumed that any persons do
sire to register a postal card, but such
is tne fact, applications having been
made to the postmasters for that pur
pose, who have sent to the Department
tor instructions, which aie given as
above..
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