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'tuH ,Tf.j3 iritU iift Atltrst j M fcsW ati NMair PuMie, am ,2 .'.t2': ii:f,r .rsivtejii CJlTa tvaif-faac.yrvarlBttio CUba " " - rfsrrrl J. jllOtLlSTKB, : WOODSFIBLD, Will praatiaa la UonfeOnd , JL LWliiiiwi k Maa.B'jBij' Frtlea la Uonroa and adjoiBinncoontUi f b ftHi?;??:! xt -v 83t.'. v Notary Publio. Oma Sotthwast eoraar i PbWIb - Bnara. WOODSEIELD, OHIO.'-- Will4raUoa iBTBtonroa, andadJolalDg 31 B?Pw,BPXHGG8,:,r) 4;ty ABaOonnaaUpr, .jstiXv A. Jl raaaaon JanrlW.DaaaimJla.K.AWAT 2aiIUfe baa &nmt tk1rVlfW14i' UprMtiet laJooroe aBd aajolning cow- Ti l1 I' . g f a - : 't j" i ii a i3 f. j? JaH- n..v-v r TT n T T n . I tTTU'Bii oties ,Btrtteit 'Ma 4tr Vrtuany. -ata"5 administerad, BBredi.'miditagi'Biid dthei fnalrtrmaifti ( writing acknowledged. Bpz,iT3V Jt al7si. UC O R H I a rfowvr jl r;i:x StBME.OTd-' PROCDRB3 Penilom for 86laierst -mo-foo matadTby '4Weaea,icon U44 toBlto4ttBte "iefrtcei AlsoTfOt TswsraaVl nwr4f bdieft Vh ldle-' ef 4ataa(ttaefd.no! Hieaasd Petniem far lnvaliday a- gtoww wbrs WMU Xi4 I 'flsnreyint; promptly attended to on apptiea-j X ana 8psciricanoira af teaaaj Flowing aarjU.Uls,.gaT MUls, asdiFaotvias; riaa, aftats- lar aha araouoa ot all liSda of saiila. and to fuiaissv thalaVsst lm pro4 tnaebinf ry for them,, Bara -ui.18 Tt' tpejienaa i-tfca basiaaui Addms r ' QROR'JRRICllIlJaaVUij . v t a - arvut. J .tvir i f Mffft VW V iyAT0HEsrc.ocKsr;3.ai jtesmai' fas i- v awirtT fe'&t. tot i4i srrt tut f) Xwl se jS ctto ii .. nf ,Ji'"!:, V"'-'5 W.la4i :aMi. .-j4 --0- wKk ALL, I MUett -t Ibart ot tU pablle pat Maa. Parttaalar attention paid to the re. Watohsa, Cloaks imd awalry for sale oa rea i A7aa LVitlasTTin. MitM li Mil I mmmm : rsrrz int. tp231y. Vti" DENTISTRT.U?' DKH. HUNTER & KEEPERS, D B'H TISTS, WO 0 D SF I E L D , O HI 0. Teeth eztraotedjrithoat pain by the use of nitrons aside or laughing gas.' CTOfics'nijaFtia at.' B.'Charoh iaaj5'7Jt 1M1 f W. F!kSTp.R;HiGtt;7-D. Physioian ajad Surgeon, JMUaIaf8r8ioaroetpant7tOlitO M -aysicIaR.ana .urgesbn,. j liiaoch; Konro ' County, - Ohio i aap28775i:-a,JUil45-:!;Nv:; ( t r.: II. ARttSTROSG, M," -j ;'? Pit y s I c 1 a Vdnl S u r 5 e o ill Offlee and residence in Bank Bandlng-Jy6,7J JiU fesPhYsician and Surgeon." iJ w. (XQ D. 8 F,I S L D ,vO,H I 0 . P.V. ' ' , PilTSICIAK AND SURGEOK.C tTTIUCattend promi iW, adayofBlghi promptly to all calls during DR. JOIIJf-K, DILLON ! --Oaot 1 lodgla-f' at his ' re sideaee. east tide ot town, is prepared to. attend to ail rails promptlydayflr jnlght."" 1 ftbtS,1 I Dr. i. WAT, Physician -and .. 8urgeon, KLM COVE,. WaAjto? 7, ioro St? JTZ5Bgf, OSw.nt XX , ill calls promptly aUsndad to, daring the I. FrtTAItQ (J tl A Rr M' D. Harini located' kt the abore plaoe. otters ha prefesttonal' kartioes,here he hopes by Iosa,aUVotlon to baaineas to merit publio eonfidenoiS arid pa'trdnaga: r ' 1 v ' " ' 1 4 ; iCnrdniO.Di8fra -will receive special attaation. ,itr s ioa 4 ?7t. n BANKS. B B L'M Q'N T:, B A,KX, , w 8 0. M ERTO N , OHIO 3 3 v f $8 .. ttati ii? ti .'n -r .-?.,". J? 7 R. C.-HaS8Fret-! 8. Uoax.Tice Pm. i'-'T.- O.- MATIH,-CUster. -..r.a 1 e V ' DIMCTOBS;64 , RviQ. 'H.i.lm.. ......... S. . Boan 8 L'Moo.hkt,. H. Wbittacri. 8. Si ArxcKTr - Iiao Hjitchir. j Ahdriw AinftBWi.'' ivr-o dies: j( : G earBinktng' Business. "00 ....iMfm ii wt .i-xivAc-j'ra iLvsi w teml-id(wjS TimiDtptiit$'t Bajoiuki.Hovm mom 9 A.M. to3P.W- THE.:: M0NR0E4rBAtf 'At fT " - "IT .' !.-,.'. '"1 1 Capital,' - - - : $50,000, i'H tt;.... ...... .f-a tt I B, L.Iooset,7V. Wk.BaiaDKjg,T,it. J-trk 'WrtAiAif s: Caihinr: tfl T8..... V-J; i-W :;:' 't l.,... "' . SLwMooNiT:: " '. : " Wk Biardkorb. ,1 i Hi 0. KOTZEBUR, . . jj AXIS Watbon, ! J WlLtlAK OKRT, ...... M.c BORITLRB.T t .. -Thomas Af WAY. m terest p'aid'oB. Special .Deposits a ,n33!rf s v ' ataka ooneetfon's" all polata promptly? 1 BiNKino- HOtraa rioM ,9 Kkf.tio. 3jp,. i . . ,.ui et HYERT,-r v? Tr i ;:-:.ht.:i"?'i" OS t4 "-.t f. t ! v ,s ''s'fl m 7? T1 tiTQry;iRn(l; Sale; tabH ffi ...... ........... 'trtrr-.t 8 T 1 ' Korth" af h Co'art' Hotts, '""i V WO ODSFIELD CH 107 I" I J . f; "fx p r" a1 Si $ MT'Sf, f)i H iri Jinj .jifliJ; FnnerBls and Parties attended at raasoaabla t 9..'...;)tJia Hi J.''!"' is .VT. 1 PartiCttlar'Attentioti -trill be Paid ....t Boarding Horses, n-- J. PBlCBS WltrB? WASOSABtS, and Ihey solicit tha patronage of thalr friends and the inbjio lanerally. mayaoair r CHOUSE PAIlfTER. ; 1 1 ' . . . r ' . - ..... ' ' " mfil vnaarsftEad is erenared te Ao all man I W at lurase nalntln at low rates. 1 Ht has had ten years experience in the business and tonolts tha patronage pr lae paona gen. arailr. 1 ' WILLIAM 8. SLOAN, . ,raB4,,76T. Witten's P. O., Moaroa Co., O, . O. K. BtSBlBD. oio p. HBBSABD rHUBBARb k HIIBBABD. Architects i and; Guilders, i"-iAtibe: Monroe Covntt, Okio.' . "ITTlLL 'prtpara plans and ; speolnoations, W and eontraot far the erestlen of build- less ' on more reasonable terms ' than any other nna la Konroa eonoty. " Jaa4,'78i. 1 i.4rnBezlTtlZaBemla. uaio.i'i .-.. 1 adjoining ooum- - .i fn i M fiAbride nrooerty. ..:,W00DSFIEL1), MONROE COUNtPY, OHIO, TUESDAY, MAn()H 28i 1871!. The Quickest, Surest, and Cheap . ." j.. esc xvemeaies. . ... Physicians teoommend and Farriera declare that ao such teraedies have erer before been in ase. Words ire cheap. but the proprietor of theao articles will present, trial bottle to med ioai men, grtU, m uarautee of what they T4io",' Cent4ttr Unknea t, "White Wrapper, ' .wiQ' .curia Rheumatism,. Neural gia,' Lumbago; Soiatioa, Caked Breaata, Sore Nipples, Frosted Feet, ChMblains, Swelliagi, Spraiua, knot any' ordinary 'P: o; ' - . -rLSSH, JBOSE OR MU3CLK AIIMEST. ; .,We make no preteaae . that thia article will cure Cancer, restore; lost bones, or gire health to'a whisky spaked'earaas.4 ; But it will always reuBoe lnnawmauva ana aiiay pun. . . , I It will extract the poison of bites and stings, and heal burns or acalde . without a SCar. Palsy, Weak Back, Caked Breasts, Earache, Toothache, Itch and Cutanesua Eruptions read ily yield to its treatment Henry Black, -of 'Ada, Hardin eonuty, Ohio, says: "My wife has' had rheumatism for five years ao rest,, no sleep could soaroely walk across the floor: She is now completely oared by the use of CentauT Liniment- We all feel thankful to you, and recommend your wonder- fui BMdieme to all our fnends." - u James Hard; "of Zanesville.' C seyar The Uantaur Liinlment eurea say euralgia. j C 2 i : Alfred lush; of , Newark, writes: "8end me ene down bottles, by, expreas." .. The ! Liniment saved my leg. J, want to distribute "(&oV , ,The sale pt, this i&iment k lacreaaing trap idly.1 (('iiawoJ .sso truui o;i h x'.et: Thdf vYeliuWJ 'Centaw: Liniment is for the tonga skin, flesh and muscles of ,K 'iS VB0B8B9; VULHS A5T AKIitALS.." j v "We have nevet Jyet' seta a" lase Of 8parin, Sweny, Bing-bone, Wiad-fatt' Sorafckes 'or Poll-eviifc which this Liniment would not speed ily benefit, aad.we never saw Jut, a. woases which it: would not cure. , It will cure when anything can.. ' It is folly to spend $20, for a Farrier," when one dollar's worth of Centaur Liniment will do better. The follow tnis a sample oi me lesiiiuun pcuuuuou; ' r ,"Teltkbtos, Om Maich.3, 1874. . ' ;The Centaur Liniments are the best selling' medicines we have .ever had v The, demand is very' great for it, and we Cannot afford to be wfthoat it. t P. II. HI8ET& Bos"."-' ,.''J effejison, Mo.; Nov. l rt, 18W:1 1 ''.Some time ago I was shipping horses to St. Louis. ' I got one badly crippled in''the' car. With great difficulty"! -get him' to the stable. The stable-keeper gave me a bottle of your Centaur LinimenWwhioh I used with euoh suo- cess that in two days the horio was aoivo and nearly welL I have been a -veterinary surgeon fat tbixtv laira, butypur Liniment beats. any uung i ever usea. r. .4 jj. jutyAm i, "!:;. ! VetertBOry.aurgeon. Tor a postage stamp wo will mail a Centaur Almanac containing hundreds' of .certificates, from" every State in the Union. ; ThesO Lini ments iire now sold by all dealers in the country. LAtoratory pt , n. noss s jo. .., , f .0 , 46 Dbt St ', "Nkw Tork. -i r-a Ku i C ASTORIA. Dr. Samuel Pitcher, of Hyannia, Mass., ex periBSnted in Lis private practicS 'or lw'enfiy years to produce a combination tnat would have the properties of Castor, Oil Yithoat its unpleasant taste and griping effect,, V'? His preparatioB was sent fotnear aadiar.till ftaally he gave it the name ot Castpria.and put it up fee sua. v J,Ms yery wonderful, on., us , i- facta; partiflttlarly jrith ! the -disordered stomal achs and bowels of children; It atgslmilates the" fddd,' cure Mur stomachv and wind cello, regulates the howebv feXpeiy, yrytms and inaj Be reuoauu oroup,. ti. , As aplaaawv ettsUye d, perteetlx .sate Cathartic remedy, it is superior to Castor. Oil, Cordials and Syrup- It does not contain alcohol, and is adapted to any age. CBytfegulating.the .stomach and "bowels of cross and sickly children they become good-natured' and healthy..' Thqy oaa "enjoy Sleep and mothers have rest. 'The Caeto ria'js put up at fhe "taboratory' of J.V B. Bose Oo.: 48 Jtwtlorttlwlftr in . a y tTO'-aac House Painter and Paper "Hanger. ',W OODS FIELD, OH10M VI ILL attend to all business in his line VV nromntlr.- All work done in the best . . ' T. 5 J i . . V " en -Road .Tax O m 1 if iv 0 NOTICE ia hereby given' that the Commie siocers erf Monroe oouaty, ;Ohio, sA their March session. lo7G, levied one mill on each dollar valuation of the taxable property in said countv, to be worked out on the public high ways, between the first day of April and the first day ot .October, 19,0, oy aoie-ooaiea men. at the rtto of Jone dollar and aft.t beats per day. F WM. WifiJJUljlS, j mchJ 4,78w4. ) (tl A&Y Auditor H, O. O. Stcaraand Water Mill for pale; ii 8- n ii THE undersigned offer their steam and wa-nermiU.Tour-miles" east orWoodslleld an Snnfish Creek.for sale, together with torty sores ef land. The mill has two of thr B&$T FRENCH B U Rjl S Is ia thorough repair, and tn a good neigh borhood; not another steam mill within ten attics af It. There is a good aoeessible ein f toal on tha premises. Terms will be moderate. We would tats a mail farm ia part pay. . J j , . : j . ,rJ n KOEIILER. 1 Jurfel,74tf. Notice, to JTeacJiers T HE Board1 of ?Examr&ers of Monro county will hold meetings for the examination of Woodsfleld. Saturday, Marph lL 187?, v Ml .:' I 15i J i - " 1e it .ftr!.-l .) :. I "' "29,r? r May 13, ..!, ',. ?-' 27, ? J These examinations will commence at o'clock a. m. and close at 4' p. ro, ' - - A fee of 80 cents it required from each applloant as a condition of examination, and must re paid in aavanoe, - ' By order of tfet Board; "r! '"' 1 ' " ' ' ftjM9l7tt4;n 'A.J. PXABSOr, Clerk, aU -jA POOL, PROntTE COCRT. March 15The account of T. N. Par ker, Adm'r or the estate of-Horton For rest, dee'd,- was beard ; in the hands of the Adin'r 827, which he ii ordered to pay out acoordins; to law. - '. i ' March- 18 -Edward U:ey was ap- pointed Adnainistra'or on tha estate of James Dearth,-dee'd.- - Bond $1,400 George. Hinea, Jacob W inland and Jo on w inland were appointed appraisers of the personal estate. ' ' The Adra'r was or- dered to sell property at private sale. ' March 20 u Cehrs filed bis second account as Guardian of the properly of Elizabeth and Anthony Howell ; hearing continued.. ..!J jd v i . ;; . Proceedings of the Court ol,CtomMfJ.tn nofth.jand its' lowest eastern I - vr.-..-,r. WW ,? o.-. 'SAiriRDAr, -18th . inst-Margaret ; Av Andrcwa.vs.. Wm.,.H. ;Andrew9..' iDi vorce; decree ordered and custody. of child givan to. plaintiflf. . , ? rj. ; f ,; John Coss va. Ann E. Coss.. Divorce, decree and ?Jcustodr .of minor . children given. to the plaintiflf.; ... " ?-v :!N'Kuhn vs John Gambs et al.;i Civil action : Judgment against defendants for 8537 66 .and costs ht-t,.if Ohio vs. F. Stephens... Indictment for selling intoxicating ", liquors; fined , 850 and costs." ' "' ', "... Monday, 20th in9t--Georg'e Weber vs. Wilson Hogue, . Appeal ; settled by agreement that a judgment of (5 be ren dered in favor of the plaintiff 1 ,; V''j ' J" M: Goodwin vs Joseph Forrest. CivO action : settled and dismissed." " Ohio rs'F' Kimpler" Indictments for sellinir liquors, two. cases; fine of 830 and costs was.entered in each Case., ? Josiah Wilson vs.' Jolm Henderson.--Civil action; tried to jujy; judgment in favor of the defendant -.,.- - (Written for The Spirit of Democracy.) From Washington Township. 1 i--'W ,C3 ?;a.iMABCH 17V 1876' I Ed Spiurr.Gray8ville;has three dry goods stores, and all re doing splendid business ; goods & ow prjce9, and that is what, we need-' ? . "'" ' I think that the f rnit is not hurt 'yet ; the wheat looks well and is in a prosper ing condition, although the last1 month was a baij one.on everything' " , Ouf schools throughout the township, ts far as I have learned, are 'in a; flour ishing condition, although Belay School, I think, is ahead of .any of them. ; We have had a .literary society in progress the last sir months; the scholars took an interest in it and it wont right along Mr. Shirerer". will commence! a ;big meeting at Rock Hill, Saturday night. The people are ready, and I hope that there may be many souls converted be fivrA it aMrtaaa The Grangers fre stirring arountl business.. I am not a Granger.thcreforen I do not know anything about them, but I think they are doing a good thing for the farmers of old Monroe. and else where, i .. , - 'if J.B. H.:; Accuracy In Wewspaperi, l' Nothing is absolutely; perfect ri4"fthis world, not even the newspapers ; and. with tin. most complete organization,and the most 'vigilant and incessant care, the best of them, like the best ' individual man. Is liable to make mistakes J A news paper, llae an uiuiviuuai ,uiaux uiajr aiau be the victim of Imposture ;"" and, with the most earnest desire Tn its conductors to say 'ahcT report nothing but what , is true, it may be made to say things which are the reverse jf true. . ,. ":. Caution, accuracy, diligence in ascer taining the truth, and a scrupulous, con pensabie in a newspaper as tuey . are.rin the relations of private life. -, Indeed in a certain' sense they are even more so, since thd newspapers reach' and affect thousands of tainds...- Such caulion and vigilance arc not only demanded : by the law of honesty and tralh, but by the in terest of every newspaper; for no jour nal can prosper , without, the. confidence of the public, and that confidence can 6nljTbe"obraihdnd preserved by truth fulness. N T Sun. . A. most singular inconsistency of the law was taken advantage of the other day by two boys in Philadelphia. They had been arrested, "charged, with vagran cy, and sentenced to nine months in the House of ' Correction. J While bh' their wayjt$ the p.r'son they requested "to Tie taken' back Jo Jhe Judged tri (J ; t li e i r : 3r tff quest was complied with. When ar raigned, one confessed to be a thitf and the other to be a professional pickpock et. On auch confession, and in accord ance with their demand, they' were -sen teheed lo Moyaniensing Jaii for blnefy days, thus saving six months' imprison mentv .'The. jfact that1 ysgrancy Ts ; more severely. punished thanT wanton crime '.i not a creditable reflection, oq the people of Pennsylvania, Commercial Adverti ser -!7.J1 a ?r.iH UbUhK a a? . Orville Grant received timely 1 notice from the President when there was to be a cbapee in the Indian tradersuipa: , pps eiblythis point is not clear removals were made for his particular accommoda tion ; he applied for the vacant places and got them,' of course without difficulty ; then be! went into",;"partner8hip" 1 with bona'Jtde traders, and took a share of their profits without putting into the bu siness either capital, knowledge or per sonal service ,,. He never went near the posts ; be bore no risks ; he contributed nothing to the concern except bis "influ ence at Washington." ' Statlng the tran; action in the plainest English, we may say that Orville Grant addressed : tha trader to the following effect : "Give me half your profits, or else my brother will turn youout.' N". TV Tribune: H-t . A Hentucky Dream. ' A little boy said to. his mother the other morning: "Mother, I had the beautifulest dream last night yon ever aaw.r I dreamt that I wouldn't go to school and that vou went out Into the vard and cut a ereat lona switch, but just aa yon was going to give me an aw ful dressfn the world came to an end Didn't I get out of U easy, though T" r Frankhn ralriol LETTER FROM KEURiSKt. J . f Written for The Spirit of Demoonicy. : JLiBERTr Farm, Clat Co , Nkbaki,) . March 14, 1876 , :i.Eo. Srtnn: Seeing no .communica tion from this part of tha West, I thought I would give you a short iiUtory of Ne braska. ... ,','". ir p' Nebraska is unique; even among prei I nestates. It lies lc-the same tier of States as Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, bat has peculiarities of soil and climate that distinjuishes it from them all. Its nor them half, a degree, further south than that of Iowa, with. Kansas on the south, tba Missouri River on the east, and the State gradually rising from the. east to ward the west, and from the south, to it . . . . - . i - y pm ;leet apuve the. level of-the sea. ,it pcoupies one of the , best posi tion) for drainage and for accommoda ting a dense . population, Along , the northern una of the State the Nebraska and its tributaries drain a largo area. This is the least settled and the least known portion of the State ... It contains forests - of pine, cedar, and deciduous trees. Along the middle portions of its course are some of the far famed .sand hills, but above and below them tho bot tom and table lands are exceedingly fer tile. A little south of the middle of ths State the Platte Valley, 500 miles, long, Extends from east to west; its bottoms are from 3 to 19 miles wide. Tb.3is the great highway of tue Union Pacific Rail road, and where most of its; lands are located. ' Near the southern line of the S,tato the Republican River, to its source not far east of Denver City, forms a val ley 230 miles long.. It and its 19 tribu taries drain a region half as-large as En. gland. The entire area of the State, is diversified "by . table lands, , sometimes rblling and sometimes almost level, by bjuffi and bottoms that wind in all di rections,' and though.exhibiti&g nothing siiDiinae, present many scenes or mar velous beauty. '?-. CLIMATE. (J : ' 1 iTbe j atmosphere of .Nebraska, , ten months of each year, is as clear as .the sky of Italy. Fogs are seldom seen ;in the State, and yet the rainfall is : abund ant; it is true that more Tain falls during the year in many places east, but here ii comes when most needed ; from the mid dle of May till the middle of July : are heralded by an abundance of showers. The rainy season varies some in length and time from year to year, but it does not deviate much from this period.., ; It is the time of the rise of the Missouri and other rivers heading in the raoun tains. The melting snow raise the streams, and pouring down into'warmer regions the evaporation is so great that rain is abundant nine years out often The ground Is so completely soaked da riaar the "rainy season that it generally ai.SSj.ratrne crpps pougli . no ?ibre moisture Tails till autumn. " The" weather is charming until winter, which often does hot begin till January. This winter, till the first Of February, we had the magnificent days of Indian Summer. If anybody wants to Jeave ..old Mon roe County, I advise them Xo come to Nebraska, for a man can raise double the amount of grain with half the' labor he can there.' There is some government land yet. , Yon 'can buy railroad land from ?1 75 to 85 per acre;' r What yoa can raise: Thirty bushels of wheat, 100 bushels of corn,. 75 bushels of oats per acre I raised la9t year 104 bushels of corn per acre; I planted bushels of potatoes and dug 219 bushels after nsing out of them all summer. 5 "' I will give Vou some of our prices: Wheat from 68 to 95c por bushel, ?'corn 25o, potatoes 22c, oats 22o, barley 50o, flaxseed $110. hogs, fat on foot, $5 per cwt, horses 300 to 8125, cows 83Q to $45, baiter 12 Joi eggs' 10c-f' i;';:: ' 'And 1 now' i 'rilt- come to a close by wishing yoa success with r your railroad. .'-Yon-it trnlv. V-2 lei.v-.Vi-'.rni . Ui il Kiii : ; : ) Ibaac Barackmajt.5 A Model Sensational Report, - A Chicago newspaper says ; "We took a new reporter on trial yesterday. ' He, went out to hunt items, and after , being away all day returned with the following, which he sail was the best ne could do r 'Yesterday we saw a sight that, frozs our muscles with horror. A hackman, driv- ins down Clark street at" a rapid ' pace, came very near running over a nurse and two children." There' would havo; been one of the most heart-rending catastro phes ever recorded, "bad not the nurse, wiiu wonueriui lureuiuugui,, itu iau uuii- di en at home before she, went out, and providentially stepped into a tlrug store just before the hack passed.'" Theni loo, the hackman, just before teaching he crossing, thouijht'of something that ' he had forgotten, and taming abouti drove in the; opposite"" direction. - Had It hot been for this wonderful concurrence ' of favoring circumstances, a doting father. a lovins mother, and affectionate ; broth ers and. sisters, would" have been plungod into the deepest woe and most, unuttera ble funeral expenses. Tbe new reporter "111 icinuiGU. i . , The $15,000 Four-MIlo Race. : Mr. Littell; the owner or luc winning horse Foster In ' the " late four-mile and repeat race, has finally been paid by the Pacific Jockev Club that is, he ' has made 9 compromise with them.Instead of the "$15,000 gold coin" advertise as the first premium, after adelay ; rjf a week and many conferences be consent ed to take 8C.000 coin and 89.000 in the notes of the other competitors' tn the race. San Francisco Chronicled . , More AboatTaft." ' ' ' It may be that Taft doesn't know the difference between a nowitzer aud a nair trigger, or between a'columbiad and pepper-box, but from all accounts he is able to distinguisn tolerably wen oetweetr an honest man and a thief, and that is the kind of man most wanted lathe War De partment. Chicago Times. Professor Smith, ; the scientist, ' bf Louisville, in an analysis of specimens of flesh that fell from the heavens in Bath County, Kentucky, says this mat ter gives every indication of being the dried spawn ' of Uatracnlan 1 reptiles. doubtless that of tho frog. They have been transported from : the ponds ' and swampy grounds by currents of wind and have ultimately falle.i on the spot where ihcy were found . 1 vcfrjt. HE OI7ETII HIS :' ' c" ;"' : : SLEEP." BELOVED A little phild Testa on a bed of pain, , , j With an achinjhead an a throbbing brain; ; A farerkh flush on the soft cheek lies ; . ;:; ,-, And a wistful look. in the sweet blue eyei. , -, . As the sick child moans: ? How the show hours Will the Lord net send to His little cue sleep?.1 And the mother smoothed from the; child's i'.t: :'f!;' at 2r.t 1 ' brow fair ' The clustering tboVs of her golden hair, nd murmured':. "My darling, we cannot toll Bat we know that the Father doth all thtni. And we know that 'never i creature fn'pjin Addressed a prayer to His mercy lu vainT" ' j " Time has no. line that . His baud may no. ' ' smooth;, ','V' ' .', ' "-' I, jV' Life has no grief that His love cannot soothe; And the fevered brow. shall have rest at last, In ' the healing aha .e from the . Death Cross ,castj ' - ....f 'T- ! f Look up my precious one; why shouldst thou .-. . ,'weep' V ,,.,, ;-..V, :...;!, v -zi; The Lord giveth aye to his loved ones slenp," . And the little one gazed, with a glad surprise In the loving depths pt those patient eyes, Then lifted her 4ip for one long embrace, jl And turned with a smile on htr weary faoH , And the mother smiled as tha early morn ' Marked the deep peacexin the childish form, And cried aloud in her thankfulness doep:j "The dear Lord be praised, who hath given her aloept"ift li Ay, mother sue , sleeps, in that oharmad re- , ; ',1'Pose,::--.. fcrsit'rf f.l!-lfl That shall waken, no more to earth s pains and .ef .WOat, Jri.f l jj.v' s'.f ??. I " For the Savior hath gathered His lamb to His hraasC ' -." ' ' ' Where never .life's storms shall her peace mo- '.' f : I tr-- , U , ' - - ' '",'.'' U- " 'i ' : 'f f "." His .dear love willed, not. that r Time should ; " ' irace :: -'..-I 'v 't':JZ'i' S'- One sorrowful line on that innocent face; ,v Others, less favored, might suffer their share t Of the midnight toil and? the iiopnti'de g(ar' ,' Others might.labor, others might weep,' ") n' But "the Lord giveth, aye to His loved ones sleep." YZ Yr '; -'" ' " to (-...(From tha.-fulton Times.) ;f); et tK-l -it .ftii-lfot Quite aarmonleus. They drove into town Monday behind! a cross-eyed mule and-a spavined horse.' They looked contented, but one member of the party was the head of the house, for she handled the ribbons, and when they halted she hitched the - team, , while he stood derfinrely by and took the bas ket of eggs and her shopping satchel as she handed theiri out. ' They .'disposed of their produce at the grocery and then eneedirdrJ They made a few trifling purchases of thread, pins, needles, and such things, and then-called for two knots of yarn." "That won t ha' enough, Mary," he said, plucking her 'dressy ."ht-fi yi n - -r. Vl guess I, know; what . I'm . buying.',' she retorted.?, T.a"- ? 'i ::t r. .-,v. "But it ain't more'D half what you've had afore, he persisted.: ;.-1;; ,;r "Wall, that's, none of your , business ; those flocks are goin' to be for, me, and if I want;'e'm short, you 'ran have your'n come way up to your neck, if. you want tO. Kl l lii L'f'jJrl;! ',;- i? ii The old man bowel to the inevitable with a long sigh, aaliis . partner turned to,the clerk. aodsM: u i txavmui Two yards of cheap suirtin , if you please." f ' .... ' ?, ,:'Y';."'"UV; That ain't enough, 'Mary,"' said -the old man,' plucking at her dress again. . Too. 'tlft " . . "Wall,' itVailyou'll g& she snap? P -.- ?; -ii--i-"n V !!- J?'Put , it, Bp..fhea1"'irnister,. said he, turning to the plerk: Vput it up and we won nave auy.f , .. . r.,, -. .'JVlio'sdointhMbuyin, I should like to know r" she hissed. '" . '' "'"; j." "You arer M.ary,. you are," he admit ted ; "but you "can't "palm' off no short shirts on me'" ' ; ""' ""'1-.'v'- ()iVlou act like a tool, John Spinner, "ilebbe t do, Mary, but TU be durned to gosh if I'll have half a shirt no, hot if I go naked. ' , . 1 -; n "Wan, l say two yards is enonga -to make any one ,Wj suirts,. she snapped , "Mebbethat'sj enough for ybu,Mary,"; he said veryiieUy; ."perhaps; yon can get along with a collar button and a neck band, but that ain .t me ; anI I don't pro pose ' to freea 3 iny legs . to save eight "Git 1 WW" Von s wan" "then 'i" slid shrieked, pushing hi.n over (he stool; "Git ten.yards-f-git 'a 'hairpiece; it a dozon piecesif you Vw ant enr,'v)ot.je- memoer mat i u mane ytn sick lor tuis . ''Four yards, if you please, mister - four yards," he said to the clerk ; "and just remember,"'1 he continned, ; -"if you hear of em finding me with ray -head busted, friz to death in a snow dnft' just remember that you beard '" her say she'd make me sick." ' ,:" And grasping his bundle,' he followed his better half out of the doori " ! ' :" ,. . 1' O i , . A Jlermou CourtsUip. . A Mormon by tha name of FuImer, who had been chases among the faithful to go on a mission to Arizona,, called t.:u v ."Married r queried toe prophet. -jy. ,,'Notany,";Baid :.Jfqlmef,. o'er, whose brow forty pdd years had. lefc; their ; im "Must marry, brcithei; tuliner,' before you go to Arizona to build, up the king: ."Don't know any ono who'll have me,' was the reply. ,:i -vu- , . .. ; 7 1 11 find you soma one ; da you know Brothc r Brown in the Seventeenth Ward ? Well he has several daughters ; you . go to Brother. Brown's and tell him I want yon to marry. one ot ins daughters. Fulmar left aud obeyed counsel to the letter ; knocking at the door, he was ad initted by. Urother iirown, wlio, upon learning what was wanted, called in bis several daughters to.be selected from. Fulmer taking his choice, Brown toll the girl to get ready in fifteen minutes "I'll do as you say," was the meek re ply, as she walked out. " ' ';'"' ' ' ' "That's the way I raise ray daughters'; if they disohev me, there's war in the camp"' SULl-c 'Tribune. ' ' lv Hutu ".jLf !imii '"ri;tr: I.Juw wolf JjgsJilftfi.slLjjrsl I ',tfl-'.;.(!j?."'?''V-fl1-.(I m f IFki '" a t'nvln ,ti iHi n't "Midas.J want to 'spoken- a "case to you, anit'i w4ntyclo sim3me the gos' pel ttatirolf ye'pfiioir'bout ithetoat' ter.' cinv.itiX-tvm fc ffi,T,iS?T j,,.. . That's Uie-Quwieiv which- one of WaahlrotOA'd08kiiit'iunseIs: adirosftd her.adoiart"ji8.AWH)ng,'j .owji, you knows, you s told me mpre.tmies an'" void's got flrigers an4, toes, 'iifo'Xqi'iav''iMrdy'W sa marblfrtor) wasn-stand"an''ii8 'swe'etet toydu aaVhrrwbeiBt cakesjan' dastas forebe?; :;a.as, j am .jonly fi."aio.3er case,, but I wants .yoa to - sposen jes as aarij as u r 'twas- a suonutr one "SposefcrSj ' voMwa' Mir 'scuTsioh dws de ribber F r-t ;wea ;nr ? "Yas,'- ? broke 1 itt t Alidasj tdoif n Mount Wernon.' - "No, Lnce, Ise sorry to 'form yon dat de only dreckshpn thai. I i kin, qrcum stanshiate ru de water am, de,,, bottom, ' , "Well, den, a9,I was "lalih."' "SpQsen we' was on de boat.'glidih"' Iubtinly an harmunly down de ' buesom ; pb' !de :rll ; ber's stream, de moon was'lodkin' shin-; inly down.'poo de smbRestacV,' an" yon was sittln rite op to mer jes, (slid tip here closer,' an'iem me show Von howjdat's d way.'1 ri!'i-1' ft'tvi tm ?. VYahl yahJ but'wouldn't'datbe'scuni- tuons. intArrunted MidaiDv'!; '"'''iJ "j1 "'Sposen,' continued "Locvi'vba nid Jes put your armroun , my' wai'fdat's it), dey wasn't' nobody Mjou,yoti was a squeeien mVup, an 'was- jesf ::Wine "to gimme de lubbenest kind'eb-a kiseLan' an'an"!do biler'would.busU'isiiAT "Ob, de debbill? saidtite-jdisappQin- ted "alldasu:i- j- z-. Jjjn ,J n. Jsihi : -"Now Midas, Ise a ."sposen , dis., case an 1 wabts yoa to mind de words whstf i m a 8pkakin?.v; bpoaea when lalbuer basted, we bof .went npin det.ttirv&en we arriv lnde- water we itrtm" de ienly thing lef ob dat boat, was one-, piece ,o' board, wasn't big enuff, ta Inde.nue! botV but we bof grab it; now, Midas,, ;wud you let go dat board, or wui -you put me off an' took it aU-iy'selfl JDifi jae question what 1,sppsan." a-fj 4iy .q .,ni,t ! .."Lace, kin ypaswim .?'""; .he Jaskea', afV ter hesitating a few moments.'' u J "'"" "No,; Midas, 'ob "cdursenot ''Totrl know I cant swim'.?. M!"! vrf it- , "Well, den Lace ..my'coiishensbusj 'pinion ob iia whole matter ; am, ..dat we won t go on no acuraions i b.- t'ij 1 vi" :v rV, Strawberries ID jTebrnary. z1' -v "Magraderj yotf-seem' sad 'this even ing,", said .Mr, Maguflla.. "Whence this sadness?"";' 4 ' r: r. vl had an experience last nighLV.said Mr. Magrader, -'that was pervaded more with sorrow, than with, gladness.- ' We went to the , opera, ;v you kno w; 'and on tha wa iievitcurrp(l,.om wouia fie nice to ask the young , laiy o have something tOf eat and a , cup Of cof fee. .So we stopped' at' -an '.exceedingly high-toned restaurant, and bad a, little supper that- ought to., have " cost, about iuur uuiiarBoub wiucu wiiu an auuiuon al allowadce of 50 per cent for ' style,1 1 thought might' come to six dollars; ,vin ' Me had nearly finished oar "delicate repast,, when I-, noticed ..some, .strairbcr, ries . onaside, tible1,and thipkpg , it would be rather a nobby .thing" to ask her to have soraer' strawberries WFebfo-' ary, J called her attentiorr to themU and she said she wqult t5"delighted. - Wh we had eaten h'estrawrierrlel--trt'i'di en o't take ns ling,:for.they.w(ere.5n9t J"H ous the waiter. laid.vthe eheck on the table with thei figuresiddwnwarlaa I then snppo8ed because ha ; didnft, want to intrude any vulgar, ouswesa., papula tions - on i our ( pleasant u UH t-itUte 1 helped her on -with.-theridoaky draped myself irt my own' Ulster, and grappled the check, turning it. qver fcareksslytiAS thoilgh the money part was reaUy , mat ter of no accounts But itrmaele mq feol kind 'o sick when I saw? tho ,totallS1.6 50, of ;which 8 10- was; for-ithe stfaw.beg- rios, being S3 per; pi at ey about ( n inetj cents per.etrawberry;ijil c-4 Mi?'f.oi l a : . vFortuaatelya bad in f toy packet, twenty-dollar note, - the fouiided -rcQre tentative .of? several smU ,biUs) .41T. r I had saved toward a fcoit of pringclotq? ing, and I paid the MU .but" it, grieves me when 1 reflect that,!, paid the" pr ice ot a vesti.and,! pair :,of: tronsors-j.for those two dishes of , Btrawberriea, ganr" this is whyl regarU .the ;,experiencf ,sj one peryadeq .mor.evwith ,orrQBthAn wiiu giaanest. yi,OBr , -jr. fti,f- b ( m I. .11 .t.i... '! I,.') J;ta--i - Altosjether' o ObedlenU 'J . 2lfyod!jg!vea:'crar'")la as a pattern, to a Uninese workman he will put a crack in every plate InHbe set he has been asked to make. " the" cipy, like go6d.ty,j$ &elt .He follows tersftverfif it goes out of thc window. . A similar literal obedience is tatd, -fa'' Maryland eonirezattoVtY '! i .iK J Some -years ' ago Revv"Isaac 'Collins was 1 JbreBchiit at Sneddon sr churoh Neck districr, and'wasVery imbcb 'an noyed at his -congregation turning" la their scats to look at every now arrival i At last he cotild stand itnoi longer; and exclaimed, ' There U one special request I desire of this congregation,' aadUhat is that they will tarn all the-scats arotind so as to face" the door1 before' I - preact. here again."" His "request was ' ntletlded to,' and Bext 'SuhdaT,'")when Kev;Mr Collins walked Op to the pulpit, he look ed around at the backs Of theaudienceii and was so 'overcome with emotion" that he jnst took his i-feeat and spoke 'not one word on that beautiful Sabbath evening ;' -'ff.-" " ! -; ", !,", '" ?:' ill i-iii 1 -, . -tiv, KH-itf'fey';,,: "MoMe:- , , It is generally, 'magiued that ..a , man who is afraid of a , mouse entertains , a groundless apprehension; but ; the other day a mouse, whichjnow in tho Lon: don Hospital, not ias a patient, but in spirits of wine, did actually kill its man. The man, was trying to catch, it, and it ran up his aleeves and .on . to hia, neck, and then in its extreme terror, leaped into the poor fellow's .open month and down his throat .Curiously enough, it was ,. not , suffocated. The '' mouse,' it seems, can endure being without sir Ion . ger than any other animal, and , finding itself, as it were, in ptison: tried to gnaw its way through the ' wretched 1 man's chest and throat,' wh?prcseritly expired in great agony Thib is perhaps the strangest death that has ever befallen human bring? London Litter. nr - - , rii turn n nat .-trwrs Ant .uie iltt the iV"rni4 best YJ -ztxtPFftkhi? W.'rM t II'w I., , Va g"h tiu '. 4.ke eveFfthnjfcf-Ise first JT V.Xf- mereiat"Auiiheri.f -' 7' (.' " Of the 436 rtmsionarirs in Cina. S10 are women. Of the ) 00 in Ja(an, it 32S..m.'ijnr.ppnOrala ; : ! An author savs that one of th nses -' Jorm'r8Ttyilst0'brini"ir"br. ?M ft'' truepartcrHWlrBt the Khtrt rpATf' ;. " If VaVAlfehW'sbJ.8' -WnWcif wnbitK'-:' nounced that Noah's irk was : mad' 'of - gopher wood, while Joan of Arc was maid of. Orleans -. ' tl" A recent, marrjago.,noticacndsrlth the singular expression, probably. Jtddpd ' oy a waggian jrieniU.rHav their futuro ' troubles; be little ones.' ' ' v John Linger and Joseph Unit are to ' walk-a vtratctwaai-We ' tlas'4. see how such men can make good time. - .Detroit FrePnuf.Lly sxtfT" There is one man in Philadelphia why docs not expect to take a fortune this., year.' His fuaelxwilklaWttjJs&sg morrow. Xorrblown tltruli lJiw- . Mother "Chariot; how do you like ydornew-' teacherT:tl)lMt---. she's a aplehdid teachenDShs! dontbat-ei ' whether we know our lessons QT-tfig.$9: Parson Wintersfof Dayton, Ohio, says' h has1 married 4,094 i6oUpI5i?S.n that town,-and that. -the .average: em? ' .?ii.-;w no ti . Mr. Blackbord bas4en arrested In North' Carolina for not gating bifrttaa. Yhy3dojiH 'aeriitor;uk?eo.rja.eijlk. and draw on him ? ; vrwv ? ; They -tell of a Ntaj. Jersey man who got a s billiard baU JrthiilmoBiftlSad coaJda'.tt:ltr9tii iDthsejf Jiday,, bjH LTiegoldl aod silver, jirjrtirtcSjly djacQyere4.p.eariPike'a.lah,)thaye ed very rich, and stamp tt'lls and rpiel ;ing works are' ab'OntoW'cstabfishedV . ; !5eerai Belknsp , lent , -iispate fa one" of his relatives in Kelpkuii in which be said : ;MD y not tOM-'bTW'.inottent sieep on my accouw ( anatL eomajxit all right ye. " , !" - ,A neif kind of door lunge haa "6eif inyented.AIts 'peculiarity &',!thattla? door not only shuts quickly aad noiae-' lessly, bnt it hits therpereon who leaves the door open a : fierce Wow on hjs"l-ik. Why should the HeeuiVe'lUlttfn a symbol of industry f ;i Hottefla?ti6t be seen all the Wiater Jong; , wb's,.t"e morning, and never goes to EedC'xdd-- ti&hiili liviifj", f-?:,i -;4-Y. fa : iAt a 6ocial"Uop,in, t'.Jtderioa dqnty4 Ky.,' recently, two cntlemen and , twoj ladies were shot an killed ' There iii sach a thing, .it , will be ,obferved,jase ing too.linfernallc oCTabje.pi?(cear Democrt'i 1' " "".'.' ' ' " ' ' - ' " ' ' 4, 01d f5ft Br a carpenter of .Treii-torf.-was engaged lib build "a feactj;'sMf was consulted as to the best aiatefraifbf posts. "JiOenst, 'ntsdaar,' locnst: the darncd'stuff win last ft life 1 time pPre tried fiflriwlcev'?- n; ; Mtat! notKf The aj h4srfrjBt'ly,7acefrdmrfiJrf the DetroU Frtfc.Prtaajiwhtni yb CM chain a grasshopper to an astonome'aj telescope, and makeUie' star-gaxer m li? ve thai 0418 discovered a new-reed 9t Ijorsesintbeoony t' -; , tcan jnqst not keep hif ha ton jat place.of musement, because it wiu In- cOnMnifencfe'tbbse','be'hirid rilnif t'rjf l lady can pile the- tower or Babf ton "on her head If she cfitjoseo, and no one dnires to Vbfal.Sattmnak'jrtiik&X 'TOut in the"BlacW(iHf!is fcbtd -HglotfJ when you bar elm wlvr bean fqaTV fori takeoff jonr. coat; jllve Iby biaTjiand : when yoa crime p,:wltb iJL.Vhe projetcr f the saloon takest away' from yoa erAbrigbtiUltthree.yeaffold inHartt f9i:yinsT hficona ; Ji-tla .rniXjed v-zcii iitf rciigiUjUs instruciion ana, ner . nursery rhymes, gravely ' re"dtsV:rhti Lord is my 'shepherd,' and1 Heaie1ds His 8hceprand Ilo dont now where to. ndd!thw 1o.i.ta(I .rO fcsUf At a collection rhacle taTchartty Mt a? lady.offsded .the plat;urt a-irSDltt.msn -who was well known for, hia,atiBsines I have nothing," was the.cur, reply "Then take1' something iif'aaid the lady ; "you know 1 am begjing for the" poor." - - MrifJjr61fcmnW the 23ch <., mut MKiJeh'n fUbkh'rajltt to know jn5 what dsy his bah jviU bt m year pld. fl,Thta question miwte, 50a sidercd by our, Amcrjcaq .philosophers separately' from that !6n! the Vhytne for Conkling 2few Tor&fferaWrti'"imt .PA, North, Caro'ina. negro, .thoyght.he could outtun a locomotive T,he otbe? day orilho 'Alf ttne road;'ancf ' whihr picked "himself pi lie eald rYef tknt ketch,cUsyer chile doin'.dal .-agirKJt's fcZ-ght, smart.wnnder, Ijdidn', kATj deae britcbes'clean off." , . "' "-. . She waltzed like. a. Juno st the bop; l.vowed the ,qacstion I wcaild ,pecv, and ' aa her partner tendered berf a srat.'tnv throbbing heart with anxiousk'''paBg JdS3 beat. ''1 tripped "jesldefny lovelj-tharrB, I bowed and gcmly touched t her artni "Engaged -for next Vf I aaidi ;VMy,;dari ling; Kate ?'" , ,'tGoJ way , ab'e ,ea"4. . "You hit my vacciAjle," ' ' I Ar Irishman.; was.? broojht befort a Josticq ofr the peace on a charge o(,,fa 'i grancy,, ana ,, was thus qucsaooedt "What trade arc yoa T 1 "Shure, ' now, your honor; an I'm a ailor.n ,s "You a " seafaring man ! I qnestkm 1 Whether yoa " have eyer been to aea iia joar, 4if,"V " "Sbure, now, an does your honor thins; I come over from Ireland In a waginr' In the Bondout Methodist Church on a recent Sunday .morning, the usual don ning of overcoats was proceeding . amid considerable confusion, but had not been completed when the' pastor arose to jjro' nonncelhe banedictin.1- He paused ' moment, and said : "Brethren, I guess I wi.l put on my .overcoat j hereafter du ring the benediction, 00 as not W lost anytime." ' .;-. vi