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Devoted to News, Politics, Literature, Agriculture, Manufactures, and the Ceneral Interests of Highland County.
VOL. -4G-N0; -49. HILLSBORO, HIGHLAND CO., O., WEDNESDAY,, FEBRUARY 28, 1883. WHOLE NO, 2440
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Published EveryWedneaday
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.1 J' ,, ?'',! j an4 nil Ilres
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rtvns;etn.ml of Llw, Jlowcls and IsJilneys.
symptoms of a msttASF.n irvrn.
li.id llrcnth; Pain in the Si lr, siimrttitin the
. pnin Is fi ll under tlie It nl.U r-ttl.nl'', mist.ikfn Utr
i lieuiMtitisin : g"ii I of tuirwrit : Hnwrls
pi-nrmlly c."ttivc. 'iiit-tim-i ulterpating with lax; .
th. aetl l troiiirti wit't pim, I liuil ntttl hi-Avr.
With ccnsitlTattii lts of memory, aMTtTYinictI
with j'tiirtnl sinn-iti. n "f lavin- ict-lone sanitming
which flight In have b-'fn cone; a Sliirrit, dry C"'i:;il
ml flinherl face is snmetimes an attendant, often
mistaken for consumption; the ii.tticut complains
of weariness and debility ; nci Vitus, cosily startled;
feet cold or burning, sometimes a prickly sens.ilion
of the skin exists; spirit are low ami n-spondent,
and, although satisfied that exenke would he bene
ficial, yet one can Itaflly (ttnnmon up fortitude to
try it in fart, rttstriMH every remeity. Several
of the above symptoms attend the disease, but cases
have occurred when hut f w of them existed, yet
examination after death has shown the Liver to
have been extensively deranged.
It should lo Uftcd by nil pemonn, old anl
; young, uhenovor any of the above
itymptoint appear.
Pernond Travpllnir or I.lTlnr; In ITii
healthy I.ooalit leu, liy taVine a dose occasion
ally to keep the Itiver in healthy action, will 3void
11 Malaria, lilllntiH attacks, liirziness, Nait
sea. Drowsiness, Depression of Spirits, etc. It
will invigorate like a glass of wine, but Is uo Ju
toxloatlng beverage
Tf Ton have eaten Anything hard at
(ltirefttlon, or feel heavy after meals, or 8lep
li'HS at night, take a dose and you wdl be relieved.
Time and Doctors' ltills will be saved
by always keeping the Regulator
' In the Hmiftet
For, whatever the ailment may be, a thoroughly
safe purirutive, ultet'ilt i v and totiln can
never he out of pl.Te. The remetly is harmless
Hud tines not interfere with bUbiucHS or
pleasure.
IT IS TTTifXY VKOI-TAm.l!,
And lias all the power and tflicacy of Calomel or
(Quinine, without any of the injurious after tliects.
A Governor's Testimony.
Simmons Liver Regulator has been in use in my
family for some time, and I am satisfied it is a
valuable addition to the medical science.
J. Gill Shorter, Governor of Ala.
ITon. Alexander II. Stephens, of r,a
says: Have derived some benefit from the use of
Simmons Liver Regulator, and wish to give it a
further trial,
"The only Thin;; that never fails to
Itellove." I have used many remedies for Dys
pepsia, Liver Affection and Debility, but never
have found anything to benefit me to the extent
Simmons Liver Regulator has. 1 sent from Win.
nesota to Georgia for it, and would send further for
such a medicine, and would advise all w lio are sim
ilarly affected to give it a trial as it seems the only
thing that never fails to relieve.
P. M. Jannky, Minneapolis, Minn.
Dr. T. TT. Mason says t From actual ex
' perience in the use of Simmons Liver Regulator In
my practice i have been and am satisfied to use
, and prescribe it as a purgative medicine.
ZF'TTaVe only the Genuine, which always
has on the Wrapper the red Z Trade-Mark
and Signature of I. If. ItKILI N & CO.
. FOR SALE nV AhL DRUGGISTS.
Janl7yl
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, Large numbers of emigrants are
pouring into Florida.
... Governor. Crittenden, of Missouri,
says in !)is message to the legislature
that the State of Missouri ,is full Of
medical , quacks, who : Rre kilting
annually, through their criminal ig
norance, more men, women, and
children than die from natural causes
" At a New York wedding the bride
couldn't get her glove; off when it was
time ' for the ring feature of the
ceremony, rbut was equal to the
emergency, and - asked the bride
groom for his penknife, and i deliber
ately cut it off.
Hannibal Hamlin stated in a
lecture at Bangor, Tuesday night,
that he did not see an intoxicated
person while he was in Spain as
United States Minister, and he!
thought that the 'reason was the
national use of light wines.
We are indebted to the Chicago &
N. W. R. R. Co. for a new map of
Dakota and accompanying circulars,
giving full information in regard to
the climate soil, public lands and
other information of interest to set
tlers and immigrants to this thriving
and growing young territory. Copies
of the map and circulars can be ob
tained by addressing C. G. Peterson,
62 Clark street, Chicago, Ills,
The Supreme Court of Iowa has
decided the prohibitory amendment
recently adopted in that state to be
unconstitutional, but the friends of
Prohibition petition the Legislature
to amend the existing liquor laws so
as to accomplish the same object
proposed by the constitutional amendment.
Sorghum as a Farm Crop.
The sorghum growers of Minne
sota and the Northwest generally re
port a prosperous season last year,
and that the production of molasses
and sugar in that region is constantly
increasing. Those who raised crops
of sorghum last year report as a rule
that they made more money in that
way than by any other kind of farm
ing. Capital is being invested in
establishments for the manufacture
of sugar on a large scale and with im
proved machinery, which seems to
solve the problem of the successful
production of sugar from the cane.
If sugir can be produced so success
fully in Minnesota, with her short
summers, we see no reason why
sorghum cannot be made profitable
in Ohio.
The Name of God in Forty-eight
Languages.
Hebrew Elohim or Ellah.
Syric and Turkish Allah.
Chaldic Etah.
Assyrian Ellah.
Malay Alia.
Arabic Allah.
Language of the Magi Orsi.
Old Egyptian Tuet.
Amorian Teuti.
Modern Egyptian Tenn.
Greek Theos.
Cretan Thias.
.Eoliun and Doric Ilos.
Latin Deus.
Low Latin Djex.
CeHic and old Gallic Diu.
French Dieu.
Spanish Dios.
Portuguese Deos.
Old German Diet.
Provencal D'iou.
Low Breton Doue.
Italian Dio.
Irish Die"
Olala tongue Deu.
German Gott.
Flemish Goed.
Dutch Godt.
English and old Saxon Gqd.
Teutonic Goth.
Danish and Swedish Gut.
Norwegian Gud.
Slavic Buch.
Polish Iiog.
Po'tea Bung.
Lapp Jubinal.
Finnish Jumala.
Runic As.
Pannouian Istu.
Zemblian Fetizo.
Hindostanee Rain.
Coromandel Lirama.
Tartar Magatal.
Persian Sire.
CtiinesePrussa.
Japanese Guy.ur.
Rjadagacar -antjar,
Peruvian PuchocaiTUt',
Lady Bkautikikiis. Ladies, you cannot
! uiake fair skiu, rosy cheeks, ami fiparklinp;
I eyes with nil the cosmetics of France, or
benutitiers of tho world, while iu poor
health, and nothing siil yive you such rich
; blood, good health, fctreijth. aud bettuty as
j Hop Bitters. A trial is ewrtuiu proof.
Improved Drain Tile.
Col. Jas. Taylor, of Columbus, late
editor of the Ohio State Journal, has
invented an improved drain tile
which "breaks joints" and is of ah
gtilar form instead of the round
form in general use. It is claimed
to have decided advantages over the
ordinary tile and is worthy the atten
tion of. farmers. Circulars giving
full information may be obtained by
addressing The Taylor Drain Tile
Co., Columbus, O.
Mr. Edwin Lee Brown, of Chicago,
President of the American Humane
Association, has our thanks for a
pamphlet copy of the proceedings of
the sixth annual meeting held at
Buffalo, N. Y., in October last. This
is the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals, which as done so
much good in our large cities, and of
which Mr. Henry Bergh of New York
was one of the original founders. It
is gratifying to learn that it is in a
flourishing condition and is yearly
extending the field of its usefu'ness.
Buchtel College, Akron, O.
We are indebted to Mr. V. F.
Crispin, financial agent of the above
College, for a copy of the Akron
Daily Beacon of January 19, con
taining a full account of the second
celebration of "Founder's Day" of
the institution. Mr. John R. Buchtel,
of Akron, made the occasion memor
able by presenting to the College his
third donation of 100,000. Mr.
Buchtel was the original founder of
the College, which bears his name,
and it is fortunate in having a patron
so generous and possessed of wealth
sufficient to enable him to make
such princely gifts to the cause of
education. Such men are an Lonor
to their country and a blessing to
mankind.
Not content with her triumphs in
music Cincinnati will have a grand
Drama'.ic Fe'stival at Music Hall,
commencing April 30, and ending
May 5 in which such eminent stars
as Murdoch, McCullough, Barrett,
Clara Morris, Mary Anderson, M'lle
Rhea, and others will appear. There
will be six evening performances and
two matinees in the following order;
Julius Cssar, Romeo and Juliet, The
Hunchback, Much Ado About
Nothing, Othello, Hamlet, Julius
Caesar and Othello. The veteran
Murdoch will play Hamlet, his
masterpiece, on rriday, May 4.
Season tickets for the eight perform
ances with reserved seat $2, general
admission $1. Half-fare trains will
be run on all the railroads, and the
Festival will no doubt be a great suc
cess, as Cincinnati never does any
thing by halves.
The Art Amateur for February
contains some striking crayon and
charcoal drawings, including the
Lions in Trafalgar Square by F. Hop
kinson Smith, a portrait of that artist
by Millet and Abbsy, and a very life
like figure study by Geo. H. Bough
ton, whose beautiful paintings,
"Flowers and falling Leaves," is
also handsomely reproduced. The
illustrations of "Inexpensive Ho ne
Decoration," by Lewis F. Day, and
of "Japanese Decorative Art" by Dr.
Dresser, are numerous and extremely
interesting. Capital designs of
narcissus, clover and barberries for
jug and vase decoration, and a clever
honeysuckle design for a screen are
given, besides a variety of suggestions
for general decoration and ecclesias
tical enobroidery. The tex.t of the
number is especially strong. I.;dward
Strahan has an excellent article on
water color painting ; Clarence Cook
dissects without mercy the alleged
Raphael at the Metropolitan Museum;
the art of the past year is reviewed ;
picture exhibitions in New York and
Philadelphia receive ample attention,
and "My Note Book" is full of sharp
paragraphs. Few houses of artistic
pretensions in New York and else
where are keenly criticised. Thee
are valuable articles, on fin painting;,
chira paining and, needlerwofk, and
various topics. roUting to brlc-a-brac
and art in dress are agreeably dis
cussed. Price 35 cents ; $4 a year.
Montague Marks, publisher, 23
Ur.ion Square, New York.
C.iTExplicit directions for every use are
given wnli the Diamond Dyes, aj t0iu
Mosses, (iiasses VfAi, iiugr, 4c.
mLLSDOMO, OHIO:
Wednesday. Feb. 23, 1333.
TOWN AND COUNTRY.
Times are growing better, even th tlnys
nro not as short as they wero.
Tho number of youth of Hchool npe in
Ohio hurt September was 1,(111,321.
A few flufR were aired about town, last
Thursday, Washington's birthday.
Maple Riitar irmkim; timo is near at hand,
mid the farmers think the winter has been
favorable for it.
Do .fou realize, cnnditbiK, that only five
weeks intervene until election? Come,
bostir yourselves, and thaw out forthwith.
During tho last fiscal year thirty coun
ties of the Ktttte paid out $.',0'.ll for hawk
scalps, and lifty -eight counties luntlo no
report.
The beginning of Lent will not fall on as
parly a day as in the present year until
lH'.H. F.aster Hnmlivy comes this year on
March 25th.
When they bnild a railway tho first
thing they do is to break ground. This is
often done with great ceremony. Then
they break the shareholder. This is done
without ceremony.
The Zanesville Signal, of recent date,
says: "There was a child born iu this
city, two weeks ago to-day, that only weighs
eighteen ounces, but it is as sprightly and
healthy an any teu-poundcr.
The fourth Friday iu April is Arbor Day
iu tho public schools. It should bo faith
fully observed everywhere. Thoro iH no
more useful and beautiful ceremonial than
tho observance, of a holiday for the plant
ing of trees. A law is pending iu tho leg
islature to givo a reward of oun dollar for
en'.h tree planted on the highways and kept
alive for one year.
Our farmers should look out for swind
lers. Tho latest dotlgo is nn attempt to
dispose of small mills for grinding grain.
The farmer who disposes of a certain num
ber of mills is promised ono free. A con
tract to this effect is offered for the signa
ture of each agent appointed. The con
tract always turus out tojje a note, lleware
of all such contracts.
Collector Dunham got word from the In
ternal itevenue Department last week that
his District was classed Al. The outire
District was examined a few days ago by a
Special Agent, and every thing was found
iu first class shape. There' are six grades
iu the Kevenuo Department, aud for n new
collector to stand at the head of the list
ought Jo be regarded as a compliment. It
bhows thorough work. Wilmington Jour
nal. An exchange makes the following sensi
ble remarks: "There are people who will
move into a neighborhood, make all they
have out of that neighborhood, aud rather
than leave a dollar iu that community they
would walk five miles to spend a penny.
They would support every place else but
thir owu town and its enterprises. But
you just go somewhore else aud buy what
they have for sale and there will be a terri
ble whine, liah! such people are N. G.
A New Departvre in the Application
or Eleotkicity. One of the most simple,
useful and practicable applications of elec
tricity, which has yet been given to the
public, is embodied in the new invention of
the Portable Electric Light Company. The
little luachiue which is no,v attracting so
much deserved attention is a small elec
trical contrivauco which performs the du
ties of lighter and a burglar alarm. As a
lighter it can be arranged to produce instan
taneous light throughout the house, and
can also be attached to a medical galvanic
coil by which a powerful current of elec
tricity can be conveyed. The instrument
is small and compact, occupying a space
only five inches square, aud can readily be
carried from room to room, as it weighs
but five pounds. In the second capacity
whe attached to window, safe or door, the
iuifa:ling current placeB the trespasser in a
decidedly embarrassing position, confront
ing such a party w jth a startling bell and
iiistuut light. Jt is equally adapted for the
ordinary ues of a call hell.
Many prominent busiuess iuou are in
terested iu the company, which was incor
porated under the laws of Alussachusotts,
Orders or inquiries should bo addressod to
tho business ottloe, No. Ti Water Street.
The instrument is sold at tho low price of
five dollars for the lighter; ten dollars com
plete with nttachmeuts. Boston Evening
Star, Jan. 21.
The Rights of Wives.
It seems that under our laws, as inter
preted in the Status of New York aud Ohio,
husbands still havo the right tq Ueut their
wives. . certain Mr. hchtilu assaulted
Mrs. Sohtp'tz. tjho claimed damages for a
certain amount. A verdict was givau iu
hes favor; whereupon the case was scut to
the Cuurt af Appeals, and it was decided
th it the court below was wrong, and that
uiu'er the common law a husband has the
right to punish his spousi by blows or
otherwise, provided it is c'.one judiciously;
iu other words, he must not use undue
violence. When the case came bef.ire him
in a lower' court, Judge Davis said that the
wife's tonguo often indicted more cruul
wounds thau could the husband's fist or
stick. Iu tho Ohio case, the judge decided
that the laws giving women their rights of
property in uo way chaugo their relation to
their husbands from a conjugal point of
view. The wife may owu the house nno
furniture, but she cauuot forbid er Luti
b.'tui) from tuinga room, a i-lnur, of a bau.
Fjvf-.u if the husband tiaeg (heurugaihst hot
Will, ti.ti cuunut sue him as s.lm oould an
til hep uinD for trespass or damages. While
It secins a man is legally responsible for the
support of his wife, yet if she has property
he does acquire certain valuable moneyed
i privileges. because of the fact that he is the
; husband. Demorest's Monthly for Fuh.
Decided stops ought to be taken W cv,r
. a cold or cough at oio fTa ghouM rcc-.
I ommend Dr. Bull's' (VJy; yrwii, Thi
:y.vvl fi nlicine 1 indorsed by the phy
(iiui-u. and you can reiy ou
' work every timo.
its doiug the
KNOX'S LOVE KNOCKS.
A pleasant rtirprise given in commemora
tion of the forfy-flrnt nuniversary birthday
of Key. E.'L. Knox, a worthy 'and highly
esteemed brother and minister of the gos
pel, ih the P. M. Church.- Brother Kuoxj
first came auioiig us. In the fall of 170, and
commenced his ministerial labors on what
Is well known as tho 1'leasant Hill circuit,,
where, ha labored most earnestly iu the
cause) of his Master for two years, itis
efforts in turning sinners from the ways of
darkness to the glorious light and liberty of
the gospel of Christ was marked by won
derful success. During his stay upon this
circuit, and especially this part of it, he
and his devoted family made many warm
and lasting friends. But in the providence
of Ood he was called to other aud! more dis
taut fields of labor, and he and his family
in the fall of 'hi very reluctantly bid adieu
to their many dear friends aud acqnaint
ances aud moved to the northern part of
this State, where he continned in tho work
of his Master's vinoyard until the fall of '82.
After faithfully and earnestly discharging
the duties thus assigned him, ho saw fit in
the good providence of Ood to remove once
more with bis family to Highland county,
where he has permanently located iu our
pleasaut little village of Lynchburg, where
he and his family are received with grati
tude and pleasure by his many friends,
who saw fit on tho 13th of this month to
cause their hearts to leap for joy ns they
looked out from their quiet little residence
situated ou Broadway, and beheld with
amazement and wonder sonic thirty or forty
of these old veteraus approaching their
peaceful domicile, loaded down with baskets
well filled with all manner of dainties aud
eatables imaginable. Tho surprise was
complete iu every respect, as it had been
planned and most successfully managed by
their eldest daughter, who had sought
frequently for a favorable opportunity to
bring a surprise upon her father, as ho had
often boasted that such things could not be
played on him. But Miss Maggie's efforts
have completely silenced his battery ou
that point. Tho occasion, however, was
made one of joy aud gladness, not only to
our worthy brother and family but equally
so to all who participated in the festivities
of the occasion. Not long after tho assem
bly of this band of brothers and sisters
until a loug row of tables was arranged iu the
hall and loaded tj the full extent of their
capacities with everything nocessary to
make this a grand feast of good things. All
being in readiness and tho announcement
made that the hour of refreshment had
arrived, the worthy brother with his de
voted companion wero conducted Iy Col.
West, of Clinton county, to a favorable
position at the head of that bountiful table,
and after the guests were all comfortably
seated, our worthy brother, with a heart
overflowing with love and gratitude, in most
pathetic language, invoked the blessing of
diviue providence upon this memorable
occasion. After an hour spent in feasting
and social and friendly enjoyment, the
company was conducted to the parlor,
where they were most pleasantly entertain
ed for an hour or more by music, all of
sacred character, rendered by Miss Maggie
Knox, at the organ, accompanied by Mrs.
Col. West, Mrs. E. L. Knox, Miss Lida
Ellis, Miss Kosa Knox, Miss James and Mr.
It. Wright, after which the hour of parting
drew nigh and-with many a good-by with
a hearty shake of the baud this baud of the
true and faithful dispersed, each aud every
one returning to their several homes fully
realizing tho fact that it was good to be
there.
May our worthy brother livo long and
prosperously in our midst.
A Participant.
A FORCIBLE PRAYER.
How a Tinner's Wife at Union Broke
Up a Game of Cards.
LastTlunsday the tinner at Vuiou, de
siring to hear the testiiuouy in the casn of
Siuks vs. Sinks, came to this city, leaving
his tinshop iu charge of his son, us business
was very dull, large numbers of people
having left the town to attend the trial in
Dayton. Tho young tinner, finding that
business was dull, called in a number of his
friends to have a social game of cards.
After tho game had proceeded a short time,
the tinner's wife sent her little daughter to
the shop to call the young tinner aud have
him chop off a chicken's head. The
daughter seeing the gtyuo iu mx.oroiis be
fore she etercd, did but tliuiurb them, but
hastened lituua to inform her mother what
she had seen. The mother hastened to tho
scene, and as soon as she entered the shop,
at once began praying to Ood for her son
who was engaged iu this sinful pjmtime.
All the boys listened very atleniivvly, ex
cept uno, who snickered and laughed at
her, She quietly arose, proceeded to the
wood pile aud procured a stick of wood
four feet loug. She then returned and be
gan to pray again, whereupon another
snicker ctune from the same quarter, when
she aroso the second time, and collaring the
young man gave him a thorough whiutioi
with tho stick she had procured, '" '"tick
breaking into pieces umli: .he heuvy blows.
She then resumed her praying and finished
prayer without further disturbance. Min
isters who have inattentive cougregiit,iojm
might find it to thoir advantage tfl Wh.w
this sincere woumu'-ij fii!iplc. I )uy tuu
Vvnipcrftt,
Not Quite Full.
There was a servants' ball at tho Angel, and
Mary Jane went. 1'retty early in the evening
she flounced in with an inflamed countetiate',.
"Why, Mary Jane." said the miss" : .surely
it's not all over yet?" 1
'No, mum, but I've tu Insulted. As I was
a-coiuiu' out from supper' the linker's young
man he says to me; 'I hope, miss,' says lie, 'v
pi'oirrsmiiie'n not quite tiVL' ift ! ", iuu
atcft hardly anxthiiil'V-iis O.sctu..
'Vlie way to produce a smile ou the face
of a man, suffering with a rackiuu couoh.
I is to make him a present of a bottle of Dr.
bull's Cough Syrup. Just try it and yon
wui oe astuiiuiuca at uie result.
RAILROAD NOTES.
The new, named V. W. .t It. Tt. K. will lose
from 5iJ,niiti to i?75,Oou on account of the (lino
t!ood, by damage to roadway and freight, and
loss of tragic. '
Mr. Waldron, Solicitor for the Cincinnati,
Hooking Valley A- Huntington itailrosd, has
been quietly but actively at work 111 raiding stlb
sniiptions for the building of his road through
Chiliic'itlic.
The Marietta A- Cincinnati Knilroad tided
l.'l.imi, ack of Hands during the teci lit flood.
Fitteen thousand sacks were provided, but not
ail used. Hand sacks to prevent wBshouts ih a
comparatively new and novel invention, and it
is said that they are sii)Muinr to stone or any
other material. 1 hey remain compactly where
placed, rind their re-iiitance is great. Knqtiirer.
The remark generally in railroad einit s is
ono faveralilv to the placing at the head of the
actors of. the Cincinnati. atdiingtou ,V Haiti
mor1 lload Orlnnil Smith. Under his caio a
cairwftU attd Judicious management of tlie af
fairs of tlio- (,'incinnati, Washington ,t !:ilti-
ni'ijc Jitwd niav conlidentlv be cpcctcd.
tliillictlij Ihg.stcr. '
The stockholders of the Cincinnati, Washing
ton A' llaltintore liaihvay Company held thi ir
annual meeting yctcrdiiy and elected the fol
lowing I'toard of liirectors : Ym. T. Mcf'lin
tick. Orlfiud Smith, (ieorge Hnadly. J, 1,. K"ck,
W. W. P.iabody, Itobert (iarrett and Win. E.
Jones. The Iltuii'd organized bv re-f licting
Wm. T. Mi'Clintii'k. l'lcsi.liiit; (iilis. V. Low,
Seetctnrv, and Win. K. .Touch, Trenturer. A
special meeting of the stoclihitltierH will be held
March lith, to vote upon a contract, lor the
sale of the railway to tlie Cincinnati, Wafhinii
ton .V lialthnore Railroad Company according
to the terms of the agreement for rc-orr::uii.-ing
the Marietta A' Cincinnati I'.aih oad. I imes
Stur, 2.iJd inst.
The Marietta nnd Cincinnati Ihiilroa-l is now
known as the Cincinnati, Washington and l'.al
timore Ilailrnad. The purchasing eemmittee
of the road under its old name and others in
terested at a late meeting, at Chillicothe, under
the order of sale from the Hons County Com t
of Common l'leas took formal possession of
the road, and elected the following olhccrs for
the ensuing vear:
Colonel Or'lund Smith. J. Carroll Walsh, S.
Snencer, T. E. Hamhleton, Robert Garrett, W.
T. McClintock, J. L. Keck. (ieo. Ilondly and J.
K. I.ochmun. A permanent organization was
partially perfected by the election of the follow
ing olticets: President, Col. Orland Smith; Sec
retary, W. T. Lome; Treasurer, W. E. Jones.
It is thought that J. JI. Stewat, lute receiver
of the M. A. C. It. It., will be elected Vice l'resi
dent and General Manager of the road.
Mr. Orliind Smith, president of the now
Cincinnati, Washington & Baltimore liail
road, says that he believes the prospects of
the New Midland road, via the old Marietta
line, and Vienna, to Columbus, aro very
good. Thcro are a good mauy preliminary
matters to be arranged. Work will proba
bly not bo commouced beforo tho last of
April or May. Tho Cincinnati parties in
terested iu the road felt that the meeting
held there a few dayB ago was very inop
portune, and under the circumstances were
not in a condition to decide what they would
do. 1 ho local subscriptions are more than
half paid up, and there will probably be no
dilliculty at Mt. Sterling. About half of the
quota of that place has already been sub
scribed. It is a thriving littlo place, in a
fertile farming region, aud has one railroad
and wants another.
The Columbus and Cincinnati Midland
Railroad.
At a recent meeting of the stockholders
of tho proposed Columbus nnd Cincinnati
Midland Itailrosd, hold at Washington C.
H., tho following board of directors were
elected : Daniel McLean, C. II. Browned),
J. I). Shuckey, George Melvin, and M.
Gardner.
A SHORT CUT TO COLUMBUS.
I'laus are on foot for tho building of a
new road from a point on the Marietta and
Cincinnati to Columbus which will shorten
the distance from Cincinnati to the State
Capital from three to five miles. That is,
the distauco will be from threo to five miles
less thau by the l'au-ilandle Itoad, the
most direct aud shortest line now running
to that place. Several surveys have been
made, and the road will start from a point
on tho Marietta somewhere between New
Vienna and Clinton Valley, and most prob
ably from the former place, which is fifty
seven miles distant from Cincinnati. The
road will connect with the Central Ohio
Division of the Baltimore and Ohio at Co
lumhiiK, nnd will bo from fifty-si veu to
sixty miles iu length, making tho entire
distance from Cincinnati over ihe Marietta
and Cincinnati and Columbus aud Cincin
nati Midlitu.l (which is to be tho name of
the new roudj, from 111 to 118 miles. The
road will also be used to reach Columbus
iu transporting west bound freight aud
passengers which eomo over tho Baltimore
and Ohio nnd Marietta and Cincinnati
Itafldu, instead of using the Scioto Valley,
as at presont. A company was formed and
incorporated last summer for building the
road, of which Georgo Melvin, of Wuf.li.ng
lon C. 11., Ohio, is President, raid Judge
Wilhird, of the same pln.iT-, Secretary. A
contract has been vui.red into by the in
corporators villi the Midland Construction
Cotnpnny for tho building, equipment nud
operating of the road on certain conditions,
which same the incorporator have under
taken to perform and with nattering hopes
of succeiui. 'These conditions are that the
right-of-way be obtained and also subscrip
tions, amounting to $ Hit), (UK), and fvutu the
present outlook work will by 1h-l,u iu the
early spring. The amount w,f subscriptions
apportioned to V(Vid;inion Court House is
ulieiuly assumed.
The road wilt bo a standard-gaugo, the
same as the M. and C. and B. aud O., aud
w ill bo built in the most approved manner
and be proveded with steel rail, etc. Tho
cost is estimated at l.fjUO.Odt), The money
for tho construction of Ui iad is already
pledgi-d by the Midland nV.iiipany, of which
Orland Smillx, t4umbus, Ohio, is Pres
ident. 'l'l,o .iher parties interested are
OViV.iuiinli, Baltimore and Columbus neo-
pie, moht of whom are experienced ruilroad
men linn .iiow ion. iiiey art, aooni. ui
the l.r,IIO,ll)0 which, ihe road will cost,
$30(1,000 wV.l Iw provided by Cincinnati
nieu, 'k'h lino of the road is through ono
l4 he litiest agricultural regions of the
Hiitto, and will not be at all difficult to build,
The only point that will cuuso uy trouble
will perhaps be Big Di,vl,y Creek, about
ulleeu miles out lrc,ij Columbus, which is
rather an uglv i4,-!iii to cross.
The r;;i, ii" the route w hich is now laid
o1-,, is followed, will strike Mount Si.irling
and Washington C. II. TU eoinpauy has
a tradiu contract wUi 0 lUltimore aud
Ohio for all Xiivm and Eastern business,
and ln Visions leased Hues of the company
,;,l tiuxiw a large amount of freight and
ninny passengers for the new road to cu,rvy.
The lino, which will be run as an ii'.djjiid
cut ono, uud by its own cvf-iiy, will,
however, of course V.o ru iu connection
with tho MariuttA Cincinnati and Balti
more uud CLivi Kiutdtv, Mr. Orland Smith,
V. e -,cuj.,vait of the Midland Construction
vvwtpuy, whu was, iu the city yestenhty,
told an Enquirer reporter that ther was no
doubt but that the road would be buil, and
that in the near , future, lie said that it
would lie completed within a year after the
work w as begun. Cincinnati Enquirer.
JERRY.
!
,
j
,
!
I
,
"Buy a paper, plaze! She is frozen, a'most.
Hero 's Commercial and News, and Mail,
And hero 'S the Express and the Aveuing
l'ost: '
And ivery one has a tirrible tale,-"
A shipwriek, amnrther, a fire-alarm,
Whichiver ye loike ; have a lper,
inarm 't
Thin buy it,plaze, av this bit av a gumil
She's new in the business and all av a
whirrul :
We must lind her a hand," said little
"There's a plinty av thrade at tHe Ful
' ton Ferry, .
''She's wakely for nade av the piy and the
toast
The price nv a paper plaze, sir, buy ,t
J'ost?
1 hrno as mo name it is Jeremiah, '
There 's a foine report av a dridfnl fire,
And a child that 's lost, and a smash av
a train :
Indade. sir, tho paper 's just groauiu'
wid pain !
Spake up, little gurrul, and don't be
afraid !
I'm s.'liniiehin' for two till I shirt yez iu
thrade.
While I yell, you cau sell," said littlo
Jerry,
Screeching for two at Fulton Ferry.
The night was bleak, and the wind was
high,
Aud a hurrying crowd went shivering by ;
And some bought papers, and some
bought none,
But the boy's shrill voice rang cheerily on:
"Buy a l'ost, or a New s, or a Mail, as you
choose,
For my arm just aches w id tho weight av
the uows.
Express? Not a single one left for to
night, But buy one av this little gurrul, sir, all
. right.
She's a reg'lar seller here at the ferry,
And I rickomind her high," said Jerry,
Iu the whirl of tho throng thcro paused a
man.
"The bell is ringing I can not wait ;
Here, girl, a Commercial as quick as you
cau !
The boat isstarting don't make me late I"
And on through tho hurrying crowd he
ran,
The weogirl following close behind,
After the penny ho could not find ;
While, with a spring through tho closing
Rate,
After hrr money bounded Jerry,
llagged and panting, at Fulton Ferry.
"One cent from the man in tho big fur cont !
(iive me the change, or I'll stop the boat."
Up from the dock a laugh and a oheer.
It changed to a shuddering cry of fear
Ab he bent his head for the fearful spring,
And then, like a wild bird on the wing,
Over the whirling waters swung,
Touched tho boat with his hands and
clnng,
Gof ping and white, to the rail, and cried:
"Where is the mean old man, who tried
To steal one cent from a girl at the
ferry 't i
A poor littlo girl, with no friend but
Jerry':" ,
Over tho side went ft hundred hands,
From a hundred mouths raug forth com
mands: Pull him in!" "Stop the boat I" "Take
his stock I" Let us buy
All the papers he has 1" "Send him home
to get dry 1"
"No, indade," said the boy "that's not
w'at I meant
I doaut waut ycr money: I want that ono
cent
From tho man in warm fur coat an' hat.
Who could shteel a cent from a gurrul
like that !
Af iver he thries that game ngin,
He'd bettlur tnko me. and not Margery
Fly mi!"
Thuti cheer on cheer for little Jerry
Lang across tho Fulton Ferry.
Long ago, my youthful readers.
Happened this that I have told;
Long ago that sturdy newsboy
Ail his daily papers sold.
And the pluck that dared aducking
To set right a weak one's wrong,
Served him well iu every struggle ;
Aud his lifo, both kind and strong,
Is a blessing and a comfort
To a world of needy boys
Who, like him, must work in play-timo
Willi boot-brushes for their toys.
But around tho Fulton Ferry,
Still thenewsboys talk of Jerry.
Mary Lowe, Dickinson, iu St. Nicholas
for February.
'How long." asked Governor Coburn, in a
recent oration at Wabash College, "under the
theory of evolution, will it take Harriet lkecher
Htowe to beooine as capable a voter as an eman
cipated slve r"'
Young Folks' Corner
No. 1-CHARADE.
was an Quaker;
My next is an insect busy;
My w hole is seen on vessels.
Floating from mast-head dizzy.
Maiiei.,
No. 2-HIDDEN VESSELS, BOATS. ETC.
1. Mark Antony is a Shakespearean charac
ter. i. The old j
yestcrdav.
entleman fell and broke his hip
3. I have burned my hand; please gie mo
Bonie arnica, Noel.
4. Put your hat on your head, or you will
take cold.
5. Anna spun ten skeins of yarn.
tt. Tho biigands have at last been brought to
justice. Cap' n Jack.
No. 2-HIDDEN VESSELS, BOATS. ETC. No. 3-ENIGMA.
Composed of 14 letters.
My S . Ill 1 14 is ease of manner.
My 1 !) 3 12 11 is a seed.
My 5 (j 1:1 is to strike.
My 4. 14 11 is an enclosure.
My whole is a peculiar kind of rock.
Cousin Kittv.
No. 2-HIDDEN VESSELS, BOATS. ETC. No. 3-ENIGMA. No 4-WORD SQUARE.
1. Part of a trio.
2. A tn e.
3. To wander here aud there.
4. A part of s ship.
Answers to Young Folks' Corner of Ft b. !!! :
To No. 1 Icicle. (I, sickle i.
l'o No. 2 Tito day is done.
To No. 31.
Pun, an. 2.
Laid, aid. 3.
5. Espy, spy.
Ivied, vied. 4.
luitials, pride.
To No. 4
'Dark, ark.
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