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HILL-SIIOKO, : : OHIO. UNWRITTEN RHYMES. A ilnpji thiifo it f);iy or mon A lilt'e font ("Hiii-" lo tit ' floor. Ami tho' hid, "emu in,'' "may out." A IMtlf iice willi until. or (unit, Wf t li cv" M I il in- Lri'iit i. in hi -Mm, Ami rh',flt' im pink ns Ri'ti-loviMl sliHI, Ami hair tint 1mys wh'-i.- ere il it. Aiwl IhuhIm with 1ini;.I-; klip nil I kimc-l, 1 hit-unci con lit Ic- ciiniiiriir l -ibv dim ms, Ami then my i)i' n is in my iintn. Tlioy lull n fnt 1 ciinn'M si fi';, fJ'hc kir on m i y i'ic ami cii'-i k. Anil tiuirU-'l lniir M-ciivi in the hrmrn, Ami dimpled lurid hide Rtnilf or frown; Ami then with "lm" ttml kin the init, Ami inhuti- paid lor tvuv tKK.d, 1 Ktop t tii- ii u tin'.oii shoe. Or vrxi-iif knot In "liim umio, Or Urn id ii strnml or str iirirlimj' h;iir, To Hii c my hi iy from d'--puir; lnt hft f mi'l t here ti pin fir t wo, Tii in - k n rent ii rioo I n now; Or kNs a hurt on hand or fn -c, Or brum! nwjtv n t rouMr tni' i-; Or Unit her A-la n tor hi Ark, (Itftit iloiibt l"smv upon a lnrk: Or t.-H "Mo IN'i'p' " or "Nlmhle Dirk," Or " iteh V tio Hoilc ft ibn-nliic sth-U;" Or mend n wheel in some oli "n!tuy," That r1iip iiwo hud Keen Ih -lav; Or rock dor "Simple Simon" bit I, (Who when he'n ba t in very lutdi; r do ti hundred i hiny- ami one, Tlmt ni'Vi'i-'Vtay" when tlmy ari done, And then sheV down and otf airaiu, And 1 tJikt1 up my waiting pen. Hut 0 my thotnrhtu, wherf hnvp yon flown? And O niy rhymes, where have yon iww'i And where my plan, and where my plot; That I o diligent had wrought And where my hero, where my maid? And e u mi in if heheme so det t ly laid? They're jroneand tho' my ink-wet pen Ii waiting tor tho -to timid- and men To render their account to nie, I onlv pre, iiml see. and Bee Mv little trnl wilhin lint door. And hear her not tall on the door. An I Im it thu: nty callow rhyni". And haliimj' ver hall out ot tune, The world will n"er want or iniss, And ivnoram-e hud be ils 1 I i- -i. And other ni- ii witu happiei- way Will say the thoiiLhM I tried to sty; A nd ot ,i r 1 jjm j ; h ninirs will rmif W hat 1 could feel, but could not. miiT. Hut tho' the world Mood still a- niH't, To hear the ver-e- I ttnirhr writ". An tho' ii iy vonif should always live, I would not u-ive 1 would not' (rive I'm- u'l of this and kingdom- more, "J lie .ioy 1 feci when at the door 'Tiie little luce I love 1 Pre, Whose face i paradise to me. N. li. M .1niiii", in HurUtHjton lhurkrijf. A MARTYR DOLOROSA. J Mil S of excoei Aunt Nancy was the wife of Uncle Lislia. It would be impossible to give a bi oijrnphy of Aunt. Nancy willuiut inclu iltuti I'ncln 'Lislm, or to eliminate her individuality lonj; enough to serve her up alone. And 1 doubt if the dear old lady would like such marital independ ence. Nor do I think she would recog nize any picture of herself that was not a reflection of him. Like the moon she shone by borrowed light. Uncle 'Lisha was a living illustration of t lie old ad:ige, "It is betterto be born lucky than rich." His property was inherited, and be never did a day"s work in his life. But everybody else in bis family worked. Aunt Naucv, his wife, more than any of them, tjnele 'Lisha didn't work because he enjoyed poor health. A partial list of his com jtlaints would read about like this: Fever and ague. Chronic indigestion. Paralysis of the heart. Paralysis of the liver. Inflammatory rheumatism. Lameness in the left knee. Lameness in tho right knee. Ossilieation of the joints. Hereditary consumption. (On the mother's side.) Hereditary apoplexy. (On the father's side.) These were just a few of the ills which beset the poor man, and made liim exceedingly careful of himself. He couldn't stoop for fear of apoplectic s niptonis; he was afraid to lift any thing on accoulit of his spine: be never dared hurry, as his heart had a habit of beating, and in fad nothing agreed with him except doing nothing. He was the very same boy referred to in the following incident. I am aware it is credited to the lieccher family, but they never had a monopoly of lazy boys, if they didof bright ones. Uncle 'Lisha' s father, the good doctor, had one time been away from home a few days, leaving his two boys, Klisha and K.ckicl, lo do the chores. Whim he returned nothing had been done, and the boys were discovered in a hay-mow reading stories. "Zoke!" thundered the doctor, "come here, sir." Zcke came and stood shamefacedly before him. "What have you been doing since I was away?" "Nothing, sir." "Klisha, come here, you, and give an Account of yourself. " Tell the truth now. hat have iou been doing?" "Helping Zoke, sir." This faculty was Uncle 'Lisha' s stock in trade, and he steadily improved it and madu others believe in it, until they really considered it wrong to ex pect him lo do anything. I can see him yet putting on his boots of a win ter's morning. All tho cattle had been foddered, wuier drawn and wood car ried in. Aunt Nancy had been up hours gelling breakfast and hushing the children and telling them not to make a noise and wake "poor father," w ho hadn't slept a wink all night. Centle soul! It is possible that she believed it, for she was too tired herself to lie awake to see. And when he came down they all wailed on liim and handed him his boots, while be lingered patiently in front of the hot fire. Then he would cough feebly, put his hand to his heart, sigli - and warm the inside of one boot. After restinir from this exertion he would take astrap iu each hand and with several attempts fret it on. Then a long rent, before a tiimiiar process with tho other one. A lrink of reviwng water was then handed by one child, while another Mood by and looked at him as if he had been a ten-horned wonder. "Poor father" was only atllicted with spring fever, w hich lasted hiiu the year round in other words, chronic laziness. "I .shan't last long," he would say in that w biney-piney voice, which ex asperated all who knew hiiu as he really was. "Then, Nancy, you and the children can have it all your own way." And Aunt Nancy would cry and the children howl, and there would bo some added delicacy at the sufferer's plate for the iicxl meal. "There's only a dozen eggs in the house," that saintly womau would ob serve "Now, children, I'm going to cook those for your poor father don't one 01 you ask lor eggs." liutwhen he reached tho last ecrgone of the tempted children would '"pluck up coinage to hint for it. Uncle 'Lisha would look at that, child with a counte nance of meek reproach and say: "Yes, take it, take it, and let your jioor, sick lather starve." There was no chance for Aunt Nancv to have any pot ailments. If she wa sick and complained, Uncle 'I.isli would say: "I've felt just so, mother." and that settled it. If he was going anywhere he would put in the saving claus: "If 1 live, and Nancy's well." Her headaches were im re chimeras of the imagination. "I've sutlered win so and never men tioned it -suffered like a wintergreen," he would add, as if that were the no plus ultra of misery. Kvery year or two he made a now will, and every day he advised Aunt Nancy what to do when he was gone. In their e.irly married life, when the children were small, he had dreaded that she would marry again, but in later years this fear had no phve i l his thoug'its. The e'lildren theinse ves were married and g me, and Aunt Nancy wa-i an old wo nun with a white, placid face, and bands of iron-;fray hair not really old, but worn out - her life had been such a perpetual e -bo of Uncle 'Lisha. He didn't like coin; any, so she didn't have any. lie i ever wanted to g anywhere, so f.he stayed at home. If she ever went to church she had to go alone, and that wjis so dreary and she bad so many inipiiries to answer about his health that sin sel dom went. "You'll miss me when I'm gone," he would say cheerfully, and so she would. And sho would have missed tlm old clock in the corner, too, if it had sud denly disappeared. "VVhat does the doctor say about me?" he asked her one day when the village physician bad gone out, first calling ner to one side. Perhaps Aunt Nancy was a little worn out that (lav, or believed in heroic treatment, bat she deliberately answered: "He thinks you haven't a disease in the world, Klisha. and that if you w ould take more exercise it would bo better for you." He was wounded to tlierpiiek, and did not speak to her for twenty-four hours, and he discharged the impolitic physi cian the next dav. Uncle 'Lisha was fond of lachrymose hymns, and when not. singing "Ilurk from tlie tombs ft dulerul sonint," lie would lip back ill his chair theeasi e.st in the house close his eyes and chant by the hour: -'I'm (rnlntr hom No men to i-iiitiii. No men." to sin unit sorrow, No mure to tteur The tirow of care. I'm KotiilT home to-morrow." But to-morrows came and went an I Uncle 'Lisha tlid not go home. There was a shelf in the closet which was especially devoted to his medicines. In his early davs he had dosed mildly with rhubarb ami .sarsaparilla. Then quinine became tho fashion and ho dis sipated on that. Liniments for rheu matism, patent nostrums anil alterative pills, completed the list, except that there was no end to the domestic reme dies, such as mustard and ginger, and other alleviating agents. "When 1 am gone," he would say mournfully, "give my medicines to some deserving poor person. There'll never be another such sufferer in tho family a I have been." lint there came a day when even Uncle 'Lisha's ailments were of little account. Aunt Nancy was sick, very sick. She had been breaking down ail summer, but no one had been con cerned, least of all her husband, who had developed new symptoms, that were very alarming to himself. Finally sho went to her bed and sent for her children. They at once called in a doc tor, who on his first visit looked ex ceedingly grave. Upon the second he asked for a private interview with Uncle 'Lisha. "Your wife is a very sick woman," he said, abruptly. "."she docs seem ailing," said Uncle 'Lisha. rubbing his lame knee, and for getting at the moment which one it was; "but, bless yon. I've had the same symptoms so 1 ( njf I'm used to them, doctor. She's well, compared to me, actually well." Thedo. torlookcd at the old man with some contempt. "Threatened lives last long." he said, bluntly. "Hut have it your own way. I've tried to prepare you-that's all." The doctor took leave, and Uncle 'Lisha went into the sick room. All was calm and serene. Host of all, that pale, still face on the pillow. The patient eyes held the same kindly light in them that had been there for thirty years when they met his. The pinched, w hite cheeks were only more sunken and withered. "Having a kind of spell, ain't vou, Nancy?" said Uncle 'Lisha. "Now don't git discouraged. "I've felt jest so hundreds of times! It's nothing new and nothing to worry about." "I'm not worrying," said his wife, faintly; "I am dying, 'Lisha." "Nancy, you oughtn't to talk about such a serious thing as that so lightly. It it makes my rheumatism worse to hear you. You ought to have some consideration for inc. I can't stand everything." "Poor old boy," said Aunt Nancy, shaking his plump, strong hand. "Poor 'Lisha! you will miss me for awhile." "There, there, now." said Uncle 'Lisha. soothingly; "I'll give yon a spoonful of my tonic iu the morning and you'll come out like a lark in the springtime, (io to sleep, Nancy; it'll help you womlorf nlly. It always helps jiic." The next morning Aunt Nancy had taken the tonic of anew life. I'm going home lirst, after all," she said, with a smile, and died. This upset all the calculations of a life time with Uncle 'Lisha. He had nobodv to complain to. no one who cared in tho least whether he had twenty ailments or one. He was not encour aged to his lazy, and helpless and sellisli, and he fell into complete ruin. He bad enough to live on, but nothing to live for, as he could not complain to him self, or discuss with himself his own symptoms. He never talked of dying or sang "I'm going homo" again. In line weather he went up to his wife's grave. Doubtless il would have dis tressed her had she known that she was deaf to his complaints. In his room a dress and shawl of hers hung near his chair. When he finally became ill in earnest he made light of it. For their mother's sake the children tended him dutifully. One night he stretched out a wasted hand and touched his wife's dress. "Nancy," they heard him whisper, "I'm going home, I'm going home to morrow." They buried him beside her. Mrs. M.I.. l'(inc, ii Jktruit Free I'rcsa. An Infuriated bull at Laredo, Tex., recently ma lo an attack upon ihe un finished wall of a brick building w hich was eighteen feet high and thirty feet long, lie succeeded in knocking the whole of it to the ground. Governor Kobinson, of Massachu setts, has issued a proclamation urging the people to kill all worthless curs. SCHOOL AND CHURCH. . A colored Salvation ArniV has brien organized in Charlotte, S. V. - A lady has presented Ihe New York Presbytery with ?ii!l,(Ji)0 fot needy churches. The largest hall in San Francisco, built by the flautists and tirst occupied by Rev. Mr. Kalloeh, of thill, denomina tion, has passed to the Spiritualists, who are very namerous in that city. rii'viio ,onrti'if. Dr. Thomas, in bis lecture, "Will There lie a New Religion?" says that any religion discovered in the future would simply be a modification of the faith, creed and forms of the religion of the pre-ent day. i'hi-H'jit inlcr Orctn. At fie last nieeiiujr ()f the Newark (N. .1. ) Mel hodist Kniscopal ( Conference, a committee submitted a report pro posing that a centennial endowment fund of Siio:i,io to lie known as tin Francis Ashbnry Fund, be raised for educational purposes. .V. F. ICr,im iiwr. Statistics show a gain of some ."'10.. 00') to the Human Catholic population of the United States for the last year. The number of priests among tlmin is reported at li,H;!., with seventy bishops and archbishops. Kcclesiastical semi naries have decreased by nine. A petition, signed by liishop ( lark, Protestant Episcopal, and Bishop Hen derson, Unman Catholic, was presented to the Hhode Island Senate at its recent session, praying that, all prisoners in State Prisons be allowed to worship ac cording to the dictates of their own con sciences, but no action was taken. Yale College has abandoned the system of marking to determine the standing of students. Instruction is given entirely by lectures, and tin quizzing is allowed. There will be no syping on examination. If the student wishes to use any unfair means no ef fort will be made to detect him. nor will any punishment follow open wrong doing except the loss of the student's own self-respeet and bis instructor's confidence. Hartford l'osl. Philadelphia appears to be fully roused to the necessity of industrial edu cation. President Steel, of the Hoard of Education, in his annual address the other day said that an industrial school is now one of tho greatest needs of that city. There should be such a school, he thought, capable of accommodating 2,000 students. The work-rooms should be ample, and provided with machinery for the manipulation of metal, wood and textile fabrics. All tho sciences that apply to the manipulation of these materials into articles of use in our daily life should be taught in connec tion with their immediate practical ap plication, from tho generation of steam to the mixing ot dyes. PUNGENT PARAGRAPHS. Nine hundred and eighty-four men enlisted in the navy last year. N. 1'. Ikrnbl. Chicago boasts of a lady, now nino- ty-iour years out, who used to sit in (ieorge Washington's lap. The more wc hear of George tho more we get suocKeu. t niKvieijmin Van. Dr. Bernard Carpenter savs: "Man commits suicide when he pays no atten tion to what he eats and drinks. Give me the charge of a person's food, and I will control him morally and physical ly." C'ticwjo Inter Uccan. It is very funny, but as a general rule the waiter in a swell restaurant is about the onlv person about the prem ises who doesn't wait for anything. Tho man who orders the chop does most of the waiting. Jsos'oii t ir. If a man wants peace to reign in the household he should count ten before speaking at times when he feels as if his clothes don't lit him. And on davs when the kitchen stove doesn't draw lit should count -ISO. Miilitlctown Trail sfrijjt. A sewing machine agent was recent ly attacked by a fierce catamount neai Milford, Pa. The intrepid agent caught the beast and sold him four new ma chines and two old ones on the install ment plan. The catamount was unable to say no. Cliirwjo Herald. "Are you having much practice now?' asked an old Judge of a youii" lawyer. "'Vis. sir, a great deal. I thank you." "Ah, I'm glad to hear it. In what line is your practice particularly?" "Well, sir, particularly in economy." Judge. A merchant traveler at dinner re quested the waiter to bring him a pie ot rare Deer, ami wnen it came it was rare, indeed. "Waiter!" he remarked warningly, as he looked at the undone dish. "Yes. sail." responded the darky. "Take this beef out. please, and kill it." The waiter crawled into a napkin-ring antl disappeared. Mfrriuim lrarelt Young lilabbitt has been making calls at stated intervals for some time. Sunday night ho called as usual, and after waiting an hour in the parlor the girl s little brother came in, ami in rather a sheepish manner nsked to see I'labbitt's nose. "See my nose!" ex claimed lilabbitt, "Wh it do you want to see my nose for?" "Well, Pliimmer Plunkitt was over last night and Maria promised t marry him, and ma said she thought you'll find your nose out of joint w hen you called again. 1','iiludd pliia Call. Just, tall enough. She Kxik mv f" it I'm rather tatl. A ml she is not so vitv ; The steps led upwrinl tt'o:n the hull; He- sum I, I In- lit! If l.ln y, J list b:ikcice 1 nn t hi ec in-1 sliur. My (fr.-ut eoiit's litir len hoMiii. Ami then ln-r h:iies l In' kiinifst pair The eelliir tlown were Inlilniif. Tlcre never was tin eye s uleur, No lips so reil in meviinr. "Just i.tll enough, now, ain't I. ilear? Si-e how I've mown Irom lovinir:" Just hill enough ! Krom eye to t- ti 10m horizontal Itirlil. '.Insl tall enonli lo let me tryV Yes, tail e-iouifh 'otoil niiftil '." Got Even With the Boys. A party of young bloods in Jamaica. N. Y'., concluded to have some fun with a countryman who was tramping about town looking for a job. They hired him to act as a private watchman on a dark street, promising to give him .0 for the lirst month and then increase his salary if he proved efficient. The first night nothing special happened, but the next night he was met by a rough lookingcustomer who threatened to si lash his jaw if be didn't stop pa trolling that lica'. In al) nit one minute tho count in man was mopping up the muddy Mrec. with the ill-mannered aristocrat. After letting up on him be discovered he was one of the parties wlio had employed him. A little later a ghost iy limin e made its appearance, but it wasn't long until this ghost, mi nus its winding sheu', went dying across an open iot, bearing a black eye and a broken nose. The next day if was dis covered that it wa-i another number of the gang who hired the man to have fun with. He refilled to quit his job until the month, sued them tor his wages, got his pay in full and is now a ui Kuber of the police force. .V. WHtuy, Temperance. THY BROTHER. With totlrln tp, aii'I frt'n.iil vy Thf ar'I tnciiriiitc htirrf-n by 'ID tit wncd den WhfTf l,u'ltVr ttin-h !rt"t nwflftn To Inn, thinned tho infcnmi iruir-t, i I if fHhoi ing tfc'llow im-n. TIia victim rti'iT"-BT!ip tho cup, Ami iimitH 1 he d'MiKin ncctur tip; Hi drink to drown hi cm. Oh tli'ni, who -MinhMt n the rock. Above (Im smwii'K billow's nhock, N-e thou thy brothftr there.' Withhold thy ( oiMfiro, tnunt find frown, H is Hire, mid w-hs hn e borne Jiini dm 11 To cttort Ichh dc-itftlr. Ho alnks boticiilh ijt fietivy loud lli'd (ros rule, nn rt Ihorny rond; S;iy, shall in.1 loa him there? Plmll w o not li"id n kind'y hnnd, And Willi fun- Hircnirih help him to stnnd, And ttnd some nt'er wnv For the poor, hiirns-ed. tremiiihur feet, 8oiiie thelter troin the hurniiiif heal And burden of tho d Oh, by the ponvrr of word mid deed, htiow him how huimui Im-hiM can blend At hirfht of hlMiiitrl wrie; Show him n lovo that will not shrink To Mint eh tiom Folly's foulest brink. The wanderer, lost, below. Pn, Hhult thou lift thy brother up So, In thy ine.isuro, tnte the cup Thy Saviour drumcd for I hen; Po life shull hnra-eon from the t mh. Ami in liovu s warm, perennial bloom The captive lmll bo lroe. t 'n iim siynal. COME TO STAY. No economical question has come to the front more resolutely of late than the question how to deal with the tratlic in intoxicating liquors. It has evident ly "come to stay," and will be an in creasingly perplexing clement iu all po litical calculations. Thirty-two years ago the original "Maine law" for the suppression of tippling-houses was enacted in a State w hose population were mainly total nb ftaincrs from alcoholic beverages. The stringent prohibitory legislation of Maine was speedily followed bv that of eight or nine other States; in some of them it has been repealed, but to-day the principle of prohibition remains in grafted on the statute-books of Maine, Vermont and Kansas. There is nlso a local prohibitory act in force in Vine land, New Jersey, and in many towns and counties of Georgia, South Caro lina, and perhaps some other States. The constitutionality of prohibition has been repeatedly allirmed in the highest courts; it stands, just as the license sys tem stands, on the same foundation with quarantine regulations, or with the law forbidding powder-mills in t lie heart of city. It the commonwealth finds the dram-shop a fruitful source of pauper ism and crime, it has a clear, undenia ble right either to limit it or to suppress it entirely. "Salus populi supreiua lex." About the constitutionality of pro hibitory legislation there is no serious dispute; the real difficulty is with re gard to its practicability antl the pos sibility of enforcing it. A dead law is as useless and inodorous as a dead man. The experience of Maine, Vermont and Kansas has established ono fact that the enforcement of suppressive laws depends entirely upon the wishes of the majority in the different locali ties. Wherever the local public senti ment elects magistrates who will en force the law, it is fairly enforced; this is the case in very many localities of those three States, especially in the rural districts. Wherever the' majority choose otliccrs who w ill wink at the vio lation of the law, either in part or wholly, there prohibition is practically a dead letter. For example, the pub lie authorities of the city of liangor. Me., created at one time no .small scan dal by permitting the dram-shops to keep open doors, and it is charged against the present authorities of Port land that they allow no small amount of liquor-selling to go unpunished. In the river towns of Kansas the same titate of things exists. The written law of a whole State is the actually en forced law of such portions of the State as decree its enforcement by their bal lots. That this is nut the nio t health ful mode of dealing with the .solemnities of law goes without saying. These facts seem to point clearly to the rightfulness and expediency of one method of dealing with the dram-shop, and that is the method of local control. This principle is as essentially demo cratic as was the or'ginal "lown-mtet-ing" of primitive New Knglaiul, which lies at the foundation of our whole structure of ( iover.inient. If the citi zens of any township or municipality regard the existence of tipplicg-houscs as inimical to their best interest, they should lie permitted either to limit them by a high-license fee or to pro hibit them altogether. Because tin? city of Trenton desires to license dram shops, that Is no reason why the com munity of Vineland, in the same State, should be compelled to live under a li cense law. In New York City the excise system has notoriously failed to exert any repressive control of the business of grog-selling; but that fact should not prevent the inhabitants of any town ship or village in Oneida County from excluding every house of public tempta tion from their borders. "Those who dance must pay the tiddler'' (and New York pays roundly); but it is hard that a community who abhor the dance .should not be allowed to clear out the frolic and the tiddler too. This just and rcpchlican principle of local control is now being fairly tested in Georgia and South Carolina where the whisky-shops have proved so dan gerous and demoralizing to both ne groes and poor whites. The counties and the incorporated towns w ho peti tion for the privilege receive from the State Legislature tlie legal right to sup press tippling-houses under .-evere pen alties. This local prohibition has been voted for in many localities: its per manent enforcement will depend en tirely on the stamina of the people and their elected authorities. As an honest -xperiment of self-government iu a peculiarly dill'icult direction, it is of pro digious importance; its educating inllu nce on tlie people can not well be over estimated. Its success will be a price less blessing to the South. The method of "high license fees" has been adopted in Illinois and in Iowa and some other portions of the West. This system closes up a great number of haunts of temptation to the working classes, and is lo that degree bcnelicial. lictter this "half a loaf" than a whole liituor-cask without any bung. The friends of order and morali ty will make a serious mistake if they tfo not aid in the enforcement of this experimental legislation. If it works well, it may be a stepping stone toward the more complete abatement of a col lossal evil. VitO. J.. Citijlcr, in llar-Weikh. A New and Wholesome Doctrine. Not newer however than ihe old say ing of an old poet who in ridicule of many prescriptions of physic, asks: " Ami wlutl lit lu -I sliull guiu tiy these? Only H ensl lii r il whsv. '1 1 1 ut which milker us have no need Ot ill sic, unit liyic lllileeti:" Alcohol and its compounds certainly ivill not fall under this clais of physic, ud it is a pleasant thing to note that the Boston Journal of Clirym'stry anil 1'ixihir iS'riciiw .V.-M'.tin its April Nsuo conies out. editorially in the statement that spirituous liquors ai" not needed in medicine or the ai ls. Not that alei iiol may not be sometimes convenient, or even useful, but is not indispensable or necessary in the two great depart ments where it has hit herto been regard ed as the one neecssil le vehicle for the processes of chemistry or the suhttion of tlrugs. The art i l" in ques'ion also de cides that no necessity of household or donieslic applications of alcohol exist-.; that the iilcoholie solutions of camphor, peppermint, paregoric and t he t met ores once found on the top pantry shelf or in I he fain :ly medicine clc'st are reme dial agents of very doubtful iTiieacy: that camphor as a drug is not needed in any household save as an insecticide; that hot or cold water serve the pur pose of an embrocation far better than alcohol that even the bay rum of the toilet table is a useless appendage. As to the need of alcohol n the drug store, this high authority maintains that it is no longer needed to bold the active principles of opium, Peruvian bark, or other drugs and vegetable products tho most effective ot these, like quassia, gentian, senna, rhubarb, etc., yielding their benelieence to water as easily as to alcohol. And since the active alkaloidal and resinoidal principles of roots, barks and gums have been isolated, and put in bitter and more convenient forms, there is no longer need of alcoholic tinctures and elixirs. In the laborator', the question "How to dispense with alcohol'' may bn not so easily disposed of, yet even here, says the writer in the J'oiailnr Sri,:ri'-c .Vi irs, if the article were banished en- I tircly, such exile would not deprive us ! of a single one of the indispensable agents which modern civilization de mands: licit her would chemical science be retarded by its loss. I For the naturalist, cheaper and equal ly good material for preserving his .specimens have already come into use. Neither city nor household depend longer on ulcohol for purpose of il lumination. The pt'.roleuin well and the coal-bed have driven it from tho market. The dictum of medical science is fast being pronounced against the wines and liquors of commerce as medical agents, and in all eases of disease when an ancoholic stimulant would seem bene ficial other agents are now offered to the practitioner which serve an equally useful purpose, and have none of tho evils of the alcohol train. The result of scientific researches are on our side. The experiment of medical practice entirely without alcohol has been suc cessfully carried on in the London Tem perance Hospital for seven years.and is now no longer experiment but scientific theory. Union tjignnl. The Devil's "Whizzer." "After enjoy ing good skating until it becomes a trille monotonous to them, a party of youths on a large pond at Clilton, Staten Island, introduced a novelty with which to make the pastime more exciting. The innovation con sisted of what they called a "whizzer.' The whizzer' was made by cutting a hole in the ice, placing an -upright pole through the hole, and attaching two horizontal bars to the pole. The bars were about liftecn feet long, and on op posite sides of the upright pole. A tlozen boys would catch hold of the bars and begin to skate Around, after the manner of sailors winding a eapstan. The result would be that the boy near the pole would be moving in a circle at a very moderate pace, while those on the outer edges were whirling around at a terrilic speed, and if they chanced to let go of tlie 'whizzer' they would be hurled forward as if shot from a cat apult. "The excitement of tlie sport con sisted in watching the gyrations of those who let go. One lad loosened his g' ip on the bar, was burled forward about lifty feet, and after sliding most of the distance on the ice went home with the entire lelt side of his lace almost de void of skin ami bleeding profusely. .Another boy flapped, and .vas carried off with a sprained w rist antl broken knee-pan. Still another tripped and fell, and before he could get out of the way the other bar came around and ho was struck on the head with a skate. He was taken home suffering from con cussion of the brain and w th a large gap in his seal). The 'whizzer' was then stopped for the afternoon.'' This circumstance has brought to mind another kind of "whizzer," which is in active operation both sum mer and winter, and which consists of several long "bars," which revolve around the ruin-bottle. Persons take hold near the center, where they find a glass of beer, or wine or cider ready tor them. It is not bard to get bold of the "whizzer," and as long as you keep near the center it is a very popular amusement. Hut when persons get crowded out from the center the speed increases, and they go faster and farther than they ever intended. It is easy getting hold of the "whiz zer;" the dilliculty is in letting go. Swifter, and swifter, and swifter, it re volves. The walk becomes a trot, and the trot a run, and there is no stopping. The "whizzer," never slows up; and there is no chance to let go. You must, run or be run over; you must hang on or be knocked down, trampled under foot, or Hung oil headlong on a tangent. 1 have seen some tearful wrecks caused by the "whizzer."' Men with red noses, bloated faces, bleared eyes, ragged coats, bad bats and general wretchedness are still keeping close to the "bars," and holding on to the 'whizzer," which is continually increas ing its speed. There is a set of gay young chaps near the centre. They are good-looking and well dressed, antl they take things easy, and move w ith great moderation, but by and by others press in and they get crowded out along the "bars," and the farther they go the wor-e they fare; and the longer they bold on to the " whizer," the more they w ish they could let go of it. Finally tlicv reach the end. and loose thcirgi'ip, and li v oil', and go maimed, and bruised, and bleeding, to destruction. You would never recognize in tho bruised, bloated, mangled nia-s that is Hung Irom the end of the "whizzer" tho gay and sprightly young man who look hold of the wine-cup at the cen ter. But it is the .same, and any one who would like to sec the working of the "whizzer'' can see people taking hold at the bur of almost any lirst-class hotel or lrgh-toned saloon, an 1 see them Hung oil, mangled and crushed, when the last penny Is spent, antl they are kicked out lo die in the gu'ter, or dragged away, shivering and dement ed, to the mail house, the prison or the gallows. Mv friend, do not take hold of the devil's "whizzer." He has them set 1 1 1 at almost every coiner, and he i working them with all his might. Stand oill There isdanger there! Keep clear of the bottle ami the "bars."' "Look not on the wine when it is rotl.' The tkij'cijiiaid. ' ! i '' X ( f WHO 18 UNACQUAINTED WITH TNI SEC BV EXAMINING t:i i rr-nT ' PM. N -n E,S(: T A - " i "AW . 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DOUBLE DAILY LINE OF PALACE SLEEPIHG CARS TO ST. LOUIS WITHOUT CHANGE. Lowest Rates, Quicket time, and Best Accommodations. TRAINS LEAVE HIILSB0B0 AT 4.32 a m., 7.37 . m. nd 2:12 p. m. Central Stundanl time whii h in 2S minutes slower than Hillaboro time. FOR THROUGH TICKETS To any point North, South, ami East or WeHt apply to E. CARSON, AgiU C. Hr. d- U. ?. IIlI.I,.SBOUO. J. H. BTEWAUT, TUGS. P. BAKItY, Gen'l Manager. Gen'l. Pans. A Tkt. Ajjt. JOB WORK PROMPTLY NEATLY EXECUTED -AT THE- fJEWG OFFICII. JO Y TO TIIE WORLD! Dr. Haines Golden Specific. It run be Klvn in a cup of coffeeor ten with out th knowletlRa of the person tnking IV and will eflct a permanent anil speedy cure, whether the patient la a moderate drinker off an alcoholic wreck. It has hcon given la tli'.msauds ot casns, and In every Inst a nets the1 .nippiest results followed. The system one1 .im'-iTMftted with the Spcciflo, it becomes an i uiur '.tnpossibility fur the liquor appetite to crit't. Pr-piv.e lis- GOLDEN BTEOITIC CO, 168 BAC1 B'l'-OlXC'lVN ATI. O. Send for ForSJeb3 W. IL SMITH & CO., IUll'GGISTS, Sole Agents for Hillsboro, Olifo. spr2m3 Scioto Valley Railway TIME TABLE. In Effect Nov. 13th, 1883, THE SHORT LINE TO ALL POINTS North, and South, Knst anil Southeast, West ami Northwest. HERE IS A POSITIVE CURE FOR SOUTH NO. 2. NO. 4. NO. 0. : 1 i and Isily IUy except I Dailv. except! EAST. Sunday.! " Sundsy. Lve Columlms : 9 2(lsia' 4 20jiu Kn Ashville 10 14 5 15 " (lircleville :10 35 5 40 Lve. " Cbillicothe 11 3D (i 4(1 6 3au " Waverly 1:2 4lipni H u.) 7 2T " rurtHiuoiith I 2 00 9 -21) 8 45 " Havi-rlilll 2 50 i 10 10 9 34 " lronton ; 3 10 j JO :I5 9 55 " l'etei-Hburi,' I 3 20 110 45 lu 06 " AHhland ! 3 55 ill 20 " ltt'b'l;..C.A0.! 4 liO J " liunt'K " j 5 15 1 Otiam " Cliarli Btim, " ) 3 25 ' Kunawba I'W1 : ' " Olit'ton F'ge " ! 1 ( 55 ! " Staunton, ' I 1 lilpni1 " V. M. June. " I 3 On I " ('barlott'uv'l" 3 15 ! " Ilu-binoinl. " ! 6 3d i Lve V. M. Jc. 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