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Devoted to News, Politics, Literature, Agriculture, Manufactures, and the General Interests of Highland County.
VOL. 49-NO. 45.
WHOLE NO. 2508
Asm IWWiiLp A-' ! Ay W
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Business Directory.
Cards Inserted nndnr thin hesd st tlm follow
ing rates : For 1 inch space, tlO a year;
Inoh, (5 year; inoh, :i a year.
jT Ten liuoa of this type make 1 Inch.
Hii.i.rhoro. Ohio.
-Hibben Work, formerly Herald office.
Uili-who. Ohio.
Office-Corner of Main and Hili streeU.
HercbanU' National Bank BuiMing. my'20y
IIiMJinono, Ohio.
Orncr In McKibbon'n Block, B. High Ht.,
Hu.r.mHno, Ohio.
OfBoe Over Feibel's Clothing Store.
HiL.Lono, Ohio.
nffie.Orer Feibel's Clothing Store, Slain
treat, ' it door to right, up stairs,
uienUb) Telephone.
Office Southeast oortier Main and High
treeta, room up stairs. auglyl
Hills bobo, Ohio.
Offiee Opposite Ur. Uoyt'i, West Main 8t.
J C. BUSS, M. D.,
Phsyiciap, glirgeon and Accolichebr.
Oflioe No. 36 West Mam mreet, above Mc
Quire'i Tobacco Factory. mylyl
qlin" J. BOSS,
Attorney at LaW, and Notary Public,
Hillsboeo, Ohio.
Office in Btrauss Building, over Feihel'i
Store decWyl
R. S. J. 8PEEB,
Will now give hit entire time to the praotice
of hie profeuion. He has had extensive expe
rience, and will give special attention to the
treatment of Chronic Diseases. Office In Mc
Kibben's New Block, up Htairs, High street.
Residence, No. 51 North High street, 2 doors
aorth of Clifton House, formerly occupied by
Hugh Sweariugeu, Hilbhoro, Ohio. jullSyl
a. rtvir.
Offic Smith Block, 8. W. Cor. Main and
Hlb MtretU
Office 111 Hmlth's Block, corner Main
.tut Hl.h HlrMtH.
aw Ail buslneas Intrusted to my care will
receive prompt attention.
Office Ovei Qulnn Brothers' drug-store,
oppoaite Couit-bouae.
fbttHal alUntion given to dueaiei 0 Women
Ad VhiuLrtn.
4a mmiim
Valley, Anthracite and other coals.
Leave Orders at Merchants' National
Bank. Smith, Burns A Co.
Telephone connection.
President. Vice-President,
O. H, PaiCE, Cashier.
Citizens' National Bank,
Of Hillsboro, O.
Capital, 100,000. Surplus, t50,00e
J. . Parsley,
a. B. Beecher,
ff. H. Oregg,
Elias Overman,
W. I. Aomgarner.
John L. West,
C. M. Overman
Dft a General Banking and Exchange
Bun'ne. Government and County
Bondt bought and told.
L. 3. QUITS, Ciitiir.
First National Bank,
Capital 100,000. Surplus $20,000.
Barrett, J. H- Itichanlfl,
Weaver, L. 8. Bmitb,
John A. Smith.
J)oi a (Jeneral Banking and KrsJuinge
WW Bby h aick, w rt br CMiorU,
Wkma ah tm ft Cliild, she oried for Caatori,
Whm h Wmm MiM, aha clang to Caaioria,
Whaa a W Ckfidrwo, aha gave them Caaioria,
Estate of William Scott.
NOTICK is hereby given that the under
signed have been appointed and qualitled
executors of the estate of William Hcott, lato
H ihJanrl county. Ohio, deceased, by tho
Probate Court of said eountv.
i:i.I.AUki IT J. HCOTT,
S. 1'. HCOTT.
January 15, 1BK0. j20-w,3
Fnrm for Sale,
I ofter for italo one hundred acres of finn
farminn land, within four miles of Lawrence,
KaiiHHH, and wituated on the ninnt public road
IcadiiiR into the city. The improvements are :
new frame cottage nf aoven rooms, atone
barn, and other out-l mi IdiiiK; a younn orchard
300 apple trees bcyinninR to bear; also
peai'hoH, peart. chcrricH, rapin, etc., etc., in
Abundance. The farm in divided into seven
ldn. and fenced with hedr, wire and ntnnn.
Twenty acrf-H in timothy and clover, and 20
acres in wheat, which in looking well. This
will give any one winhing to exchange Eautern
property a fair trade.
ror particnlara cull on h. It. 1'ierHon. at 1st
Nat. Bank. HillHboro, O., or addrenB A N,
Shepherd, Lawrence, KannaH. uov2otf
Dissolution Notice.
NOTICE is hereby given that the co-partnership
heretofore existing between F.
Kibler, li. S. Quiliu, W. II. (iregg and J. M.
Hughey under the iirm name of HUlaboro
Hardware Company is hereby dissolved by mu
tual consent, II. H. Quinn retiring The busi
ness will he carried on by F. F. Kibler, W. H.
regg and J. M. Hugliey as the H lllalxiro Hard
ware Company, aa heretofore, who amnime all
indebtedness and collect all account of the
old Arm. 11. n. Ql INN,
V. II. (1!K(KJ,
J. M. IH'(iHEY,
Hillsboro, Ohio, Jan. 13, lKSf,. j20-w3
Real Estate.
. !t. Thnrp vs. Dnnlel Cnvpiiy and John (,'b
vpiiv Utnlilnrnl County Court of Common
l'Jetis. Cunp No. 4n!i.
Oli I) Ell OF SALI'.
In piirsnrancfl of an onlcr iund from the
of!l"e of the Clerk of Cmirt of Common Pleas
within Mtui for the Couniv of Hlyhlana and
State of Ohio, and tr thr Slitr11lof Hiiihland
County (I trectrd. on t 1k U'H n dy f Decem
ber, km.") , I will otier forvHleat public auction
nt the door of the ( ourt Houh?, In the town
of Hillsboro, on
Saturday, February 20th, A.I). 1SSC,
A t one o'clock p. m. of mi id day the follow
ing described refil esttite, to-wtt :
sttiiHte In the ConntVHr li lab land . wiate
of Ohio und Incorporated village of Green
field by annexation), and imuiihjcii ana tie
ncrtbd" MH followri, to-wll : Hcglnning at a
Htnlte at. the east end of the boitnl fence In a
line wM h t lie weHi si ie of W ashing ton street,
extended and corner to a lot of land former
ly owned hy J. L. WtlKon ; thence with the
Wilson line" and with srild board fence H. 7")
IT W .20 1U-1(H poles to a st alto, corner to John
)e po s hii;tnenca with sum pepoy h line
p K. 7 X9 poles to a stake ; thence w.
' XV K ,'JO 40 1 CM J poles to a stake, corner to
said Depoy, where the west line of Washing
ton ttrept extended, would striae ro. iw;
tliencH W. 7H-,-lbh pole, to the beginning,
containing o-e acre of land. Said levy be
ing iniidn Htihject io iiiorti;:tge and other liens
upon said premises.
Said premises ruts neen appraised at sij.
and can not sell for lest, than two-thirds of
said appraisement.
erins or Male k asn on tiny or saie.
Sheriff Ilit'hland County, Ohio.
Real Estate.
Abrnlmin Hurst i-t nl. vs. John Klorer et al.
HlKbhiud t'ounly Court ot touinmn l'icus.
('use No. .
OliDKll OF SAL:'.
In Dursonnce of an ordnr tHwued from the
Court of Common I'Ibhm within and for the
County of H lull In nd and Hmle of onto, made
at. the October term thereof A. 1. lfOviHiid to
me directed, 1 will oiler lor sine at puoiic
miction nt the door of the Court House, lu
the town of 11 illibnro, on
Saturday, February 20lli, A. 1). 1SSG,
At one o'clock p. in. of said day, the follow,
lnu ileucrluid real estate, to wit :
Siiunle In the .Slate of Ohio, Highland
Cou nly, and in the Township of II rush Creek,
hounded and uescrltieu as toiiowh :
lat Tract. HeKlnnllis: nt a stouesoulh corner
of the land of A lit lluuy Cap Unite ; I liencn N.
41 poln H1 i feei to a wh lie will nut: thence W.
17 poles Vl teet to a stone; thence X.'M poles
to a stone: l Deuce W. 27 poles to a mulberry
thence S. W. 20 poles to a stone ; thence H. 7:t
poles to b stone ; thence K .vi holes and 5 feet
to the hcKinniiik'.-onlalliliiK --1 j acres, heiug
a part of Mirks' su-vey, No. HjSo.
2d Ttact. lieKlhMlhi; ut ' stone corner to C.
Sieltv's land ; thence K. 11 11 .") HI )oles to a
stone In the Widow CaphuKi-r's linn, corner
to Thayer's land ; thence N . (i K. o7 poles to
a stone In the line of C. Hetl y 's land ; thence
W. r."i '. H. 12' poles toadoKwood; thence M.
7", W 47 poles to the hem u n I iia. con mining
three and one half acres, more or les.
Said tirenuses has been appraised as fol
lows : 1st Tract, (saf ; 21 Tr ct . 8 t.i, and can
not sell for less than two-thirds of said ap
praisement. Terms of sale Cash on day of sale
Sheriff Highland County, Ohio.
Matthews, lleliruln A Honselt, Att'ys. J20
Real Estate.
Andrew W Dwver, plaintiff, vh. Wm. Mains
et al. H lu hlaiul County Court of Common
I'leas. Case No. UVO.
In pursuance of an ontr iKHiied from tho
Court of Coinmon I'lens wMliln and for the
County of li iKlihiiiu and and Mute of Ohio,
mad at the January term, A. I lHo, and to
Hie directed, I will oltnr for sale at public
Auetlon.ut the door of the Com t Hoi; he, In
the town of H illhO'-ro, on
Saturday, February 131b, A. I). 18sG,
At 1 o'clock P. M. of Kald day, the following
described real estate, H-wlt :
m Lola Not. ;'. k. .i), :m. ;.!. "', ftnn
:t7.', in MaliiH'HUhdivision to Hit naid town of
C.r.-(-ntild. I Uih.and I tuin IV, State ol Ulilo
Aluo the following pretn lues t.djoi n nig Ar
bothiHU'H addition to the mhM tnwnni .ren
h.-iii. ( i.lulnil M iner'M hiirvev No. ti-Mi, ieKi n
ii 1 ti 14 nt n stone on the west bunk of Hie mill
rt.t'i' und N. K e.irner of a stniiH nuarry lol
Mild by A . C. Lout; to Sum net Smtih ; theiifw
Willi haul Hmilii'M lineN . f' ' W.phsnIiik
pigeon ouk stump 1 Pnl' north of th. branch,
li polen lo the ald A riM.l hind's line ; thence
with naWl tine N. Ill1" K poles, to a stake,
corner to Thomas I o I larhh:; 'h lot of laud
tbeii'-e Willi said Dollai hnhi's una K It poles
to i tie west hank of the mill race; ttiencn
down I lie mill race with the meanderi ntss
o the hi-ulnnttig, containing one acre and
eiKhty polea, nun e or less, aaid MainMrtMerv
liiK a wiion road aloiiK lite mill race. Also
In liOt No. In sa id Arbolbnot'H addition
to aald town of Greenfield, Ohio.
Said premises have been appitttNed ub fol
low k :
No. Mat li'0. No. XtH at ShK), No. 202 at HMl.
Nn.;k'.l at 3f -'). N :id al II No. :,"4 al 'J'Mt,
No. IM at !!, No. :u4 at No. a6 at
one acre and eighty (Miles at tf5'Hi.
A nd said premises cunnot sell for less than
two-thtr 'Hof suid appialsfiiieiit.
Itiruia of aule Caii on day of Hale.
sheriff of HIhuIuihI County, Ohio
Cyrun Newl , Attorney. J 1
J.alC:.l,V'..risr--hiiiii i 1L I
','Tir I'nticr), r.-l", II'
Hruuchiti, Wh'iu'iiiiit .
ulnr Dr. Pull s
nil only Id
I dram rur I
to wit:
ri'l'iUflfiff, B-irt thf
imili FlitiiBtiirim ff Juhn W.
liUl 4 A. C Nryr 4 Co., Hole
Vioy'H, Hfcltimoro. M l., U. H. A.
"The Greatest Cure on Karth for Pain,"
vVill relieve more quickly than any
other known remedy. Rheumatism,
Neuralgia, Swellings, Bruises, Burns,
Scalds, Cuts, Lumbago, Sores, Frost
bites, Backache, Wounds, Headache,
Toothache, Sprains, &c. Sold by all
Druggists. Price 25 Cents a Bottle.
Administrator's Sale of Heal
IN PURSUANCE of an order of the Probate
Court of Highland County, Ohio, I will
ofler for wale at public auction, on
Saturday, the th day of February, A.
D. lKS(i,
At 1 o'clock p. m., at the door of the Court
Houne in Hillsborough, Ohio, the followin
deHcribol real estate, situate in the county of
Highland, ana Mtate oi Ohio, to-wit:
Fimt Tract Bituate in thecountvof Hich-
land. atul State of Ohio, to-wit: beinpartof
(jill e survey, .No. VHM, and bounded and de
Rcrihed as follows : lieKinnine at a stone it
the cant edo of the New Market and Fairfax
road and corner to James Van Winkle; thence
with bU line S. 70 dereeH, E 1IM 4 poles to a
stone, another corner to VanWinkle; thence N.
l.Vo deir., L. " poles to a stone, corner to
Silt. Saudera in VanWinkle's line; thence with
Silas Sanders1 line ti. 77 deg., E. 'J'J.7 poles to a
stone, another corner to Silas banders and iu
Oliver Sanders line; thence with Oliver San
tiers line 8. 14 V deg., W. :J0 2 poles to a hick
ory, corner to Oliver Sanders; thence with an
other of Oliver Sandera' lines H. 7fi deg., E. 2
ptles to a stone, another of Oliver Sanders'
lines S. 145 de., W. 107.8 poles to a whitenak
in the road, another corner to Oliver Sanders
and in 1). U. Enirin's line; thonce with the
road and O. U. Emrie's line, passing Iiib cor
ner, N. 7HV decf., W. 101.4 poles to a stone,
corner to T. W. lieard; thence with Heard's line
N. 15 detf., E. 7fi poles to a stone, another cor
ner to Heard; thence with another of lpardV
lines N 25;V deg., W. 24.3 poles to a stone
another corner to Beard; thence with another
of Heard's lines, N. l:ip de., E. 31.3 poles to a
stone, another corner to lieard, thence with
another of Beard's lines N. 77 deg., W. DU.5
poles to a stone, another corner to lieard;
thence S. 1GJV de., W. :12.9 poles to a stone,
another corner to Heard and corner to Anthony
liulschier; thence with Helwchier's line IS. 77
dng., V. 32.lt poles to a stone, corner to Jamet
VanWinkle in Helschier's line; thence with
VanWinkle's line N. 13 j dep., E. 61 5 poles to
tho befpnnin, containing 151 acres and 94
poles of land, more or leis.
Appraised at 3.025.H7.
Second Tract Situate in the same county
and Stato, and beginning at a stone in tht
south line of John MeConnanchey's tract of
land; thence with his line N. 77;1 deg., W. 57
oles to a doni)lo whiteoak, Mct!onnatighey's
8. W. corner. Morgan M. Harrore's S. E. corner
and James VanWinkle's N. E. corner; thence
with James VanWiuklo's line 8. 18 deg., W. 10
poles to a stone N V. corner to John Van
Winkle; thence with bis line H. 77;1 deg., E.
to a stone corner to Mrs. Silun Sanders; theuct
with her line N. 15 deg., E. 10 poles, to tht
beginning, containing 3 acres and 10!) poles of
land, more or lens.
Appraised at f 3.62.
Fourth Tract Situate in the same countv
and Slute, and beginning at a stone in the
south edge of the New Market and Chillicothe
road and in the east edge of the town of New
Market: ihenee 8. 11 deg., W. 14 poles to
white walnut iu the north edge of the New
Market and rairfax road; thence with said
road S. 50 deg., E 7.7 poles to a stone in the
north edge of Maid road; thence with said road
8. 77.' deg.. E. 32.4 poles to a stone in the
north edge of said road; thence N, 17V deg.,
E 47 5 poles to a stone N. W. corner to Kyron
Murphy's trcct of land; thence with his line S.
iH-ji deg., E. 4(.7 poles to a stone, N. E. corner
to said Murphy iu M M. Harrero's line; thence
with Harrere's line N. 151 deg., E. 71 polss to
a stone in the south edge of New Market and
Chillicothe road and N. W. corner to Harrere;
thence with said road, in the south edge there
of, N. 7H1,; dee., W. H9 poles to the beginning,
containing 54 acres and 12 poles of laud, more
or ltbB. Aluo MM poles off the cant euu or out
lot No. 30, and 37 8 poles off the east end of
out-lot No. 31, as designated on the recorded
plat of the Village of New Market.
Appraised, subject to the dowor of Anna E.
McCounaughey, at $1,119.50.
Also the following out-lots in the said town
cf New Market, viz ; Out-lot No. 20, appraised
at 120.00; Out-lot No. 21, appraised at
$120.UO, Also 3ti0 poles off of the west eud of
No. 30, apprained at $Hf.U0, and 112 poles off
of the west end of No. 31, apprairted at $100.00
The fourth tract above described is set off to
the said Anna E. McCounaughey, widow of the
Haid lavid McConuaughey, dee'd, as and for
her dower interest in all of the above described
real estate, and will be sold subject to such
dower interest.
The remainder of said real estate will be sold
free of dower.
Terms of Sale One-third cash in hand, oue-
thnd in one year, and one-third In two years
from diy of sate, with interest; the deferred
payments to be secured bv mortgage upon the
premises sold. Anna E. McCon a a t'oii ky.
Adm'rx of the estate of Itavid McCon
uaughey, deceased.
January 4th, lM(i, t5
Hi-otN k, Newhy A. MoiiHuw, Attorneys.
Mr. U. Foster, 3i!0 Main Btrm-t. T-itre Haul, Iinli
ua, Burtttrwil from Neuralgia, ami fouini no rliff i.ll
b uwd A iiiLoi iluiios, luvu m uuu dny'ii tune tUtt
pj vtti all gouo.
ly an ill Uu cuHti, but
11 w euro and the more at-veio Ibo pam the un.ro
quu kly it wUI act. Ttiere is no dint) more c.m
aiou and in mo more inU-unely pttinful lliau unurul
Kia. lt.lird iiai tn-iiiiiriy are buliJM t Ui Uriulm li. a
of iieuruiKiu iwiKiu. Ntuiraltfia in auy torin cau
bo Hun-ly curtL Athlophoro it absolutely
safe nd absolutely sure. lhmian..tbwU'UivM
nvtih'ivd inU:iio'ly with m:urttliia and ! n cun-il
i the um'dI AthlophoroaiTovfUiftnitUot Uhh
suu-uteut. la it not wurtu a trial iu your oastt ?
Ask your rtruKt for Athtophoros. If run
camiot gt it of lam w will at?ut it aiuif" puii
rtH-mpt of rtHfuliir pncSI.OO pr bottle. We
prfitir tht you buy it from your drugtlist, i)ut if
t. hadn't it do not b iwi-ntiadtl to ti Hunaiiiutf
but order at one fro-) u aa dirvcled,
G 7)
JX, I-ranr,, in Btl,
j '4UC t
Written for the News.
It was in tho month of July. It was
on the holy Sahhath day. It was warm.
It was a saint's day in the calendar,
and I attended mass at the rathedral to
hoar the music. Religions are bo mixed
it is wise professionally to r to church
to hear the music; especially so in this
case, I beins the only practitioner in
Had there been a formidable rival w ho
leaned to one of the stronger sects say
the Presbyterian I would attend upon
the Methodist service, und yo to hear
the preacher.
There were some beautiful singers in
the choir I mean the .sinking was beau
tiful. After service I meant to tret a
word with one of the beautiful singers
had caught her eye, and had, in fact, re
ceived a nod of recognition and an en
couraging smile, when Brown confound
him grasped mvhand and began in his
provoking and ell'usive style "Why,
I'octor, so glad to meet you; the very
man 1 want to see. As you go my way
we will walk together." '
"Would be happy, Mr. Iirown, but I
have a call in another direction. S'moth
er day, Mr. IJrown," said I hurriedly,
and attempted to get away.
"I will walk your way then," replied
Brown, as ho laid his hand carelessly
on my arm, "and as we go you will tell
me how aunt Betsy gets on with the
broken leg. Lead on I follow."
"Your aunt is going to die," suid I
desperately, "and wants to consult you
about her will."
"Why, Doctor, really this is too sud
den. I will have to rely upon your
friendship in my aflliction. We will
dine together and afterwards drive in
your fly to my aunt's the dear, good
soul hoiv sorry I am."
There was every incentive for me to
shoot I'.rown on the spot, but with won
derful forbearance I restrained my hand.
A nobler means ol revenge and a safer
swept across my mind, as I lead the
way toward a certain narrow street. A
brook highly charged with sewerage was
here to be crossed. The passing wheels
made at tins point a deep, oozy moiasb,
into which 1 jostled Iirown iu passing.
"Gracious! Brown," cried I, "can you
swim? Keep your head out, man. Throw
yourself on your back and tloat. Wait,
I'll Dring a rail."
Brown, heedless of my prudent coun
sel, scrambled out with no greater dntri
ment t!-.an the soiling of his tooth-pick
gaiters and other garments up to the
I condoled with Brown, and comfort
ed him with tho assurance that he was
quite fortunate to escape so easily, as I
had heard of loss of life in this morass,
and to my personal knowledge a calf
was suffocated here only two days ago ;
and as it would be out of the question
for him to visit his aunt now, I, for pity's
sake, would undertake to keep her alive
for a lew dpys longer.
Brown was appeased, but bent on see
ing his aunt. "Doctor," said he, "you
are not the sort to desert a friend in
need. Wo are much alike in point of
size. We will repair the hiraclns of this
disaster from your wardrobe, and visit
my aunt at once."
Tho scoundrel actually smiled, as
though he thought he had perpetrated
a witticism !
"Friend Brown," said I, in my most
plausible tones, "I am going to visit a
very sick patient in this part of town.
You are not in good, presentable shape.
I suggest that you take the shortest and
least public path homeward, and that
you a ait there until I come."
"Doctor, 'your kindness is only ex
ceeded by your beauty,'" quoted he. "I
will stay with you. I will remain out
side while you attend upon your patient.
You could not suppose me capable of
disregarding my dying aunt's request.
And her w ill not made ! We must go,
and that quickly. Doctor."
"Very well," said I, "come on this
way then." And I led him first down
a street to tho south, then through an
alley westward, and w hile he talked vol
ubly of bis prospects contingent on the
death of bis relative, I cogitated.
"Brow n," said I, "yonder cottage with
the timbered plat surrounding is where
I am going. There is a fierce dog with
the boy just turned the corner. I will
leave you in the grape arbor, entirely
concealed. You can amuse yourself
there about live minutes."
"While I rest here I will scrape- off
some of the mud," said Brown, tu he
entered the arbor.
I lost no time in finding that boy, who
was leading a small dog with a Hiring.
"You are a good boy," said 1, "and that
is a line dog. Can you hiss him on, and
will ho run and bark ?" "You bet ( her
life," answered the boy. "Here, CVsar;
take 'em! take 'em!'' "Hold on, my
little man ; let me tell you something,
said 1. "I saw a tramp creep into your
grape arbor, and I expect be will rob
your bee hives there. Now, I wunt you
to make him run, und I'll tell you bow.
Just slip ulong and upset the hive at this
end, and then run and upset the hive at
the other end of the arbor, and hiss your
dog, and here's a quarter for you."
The boy was a good on,e, nnd followed
lottor. find then
there was a tableau.
Amid the confusion that ensued I
made my escape unobserved, mentally
convinced that Brown would postpone
bis visit to his aunt until some future
(Kcasion, and struck a bee-line for my
I secured the door inside ug.iinst any
possible intrusion, and abm st before I
had time to feel the relief from a great
burden, there came a thundering knock
and call for admittance.
It was an agonized voice, which was
some comfort to me, ns I recognized it
as Brown's voice.
I seized my visiting outfit and fled
through the rear door, and bv the sta
bles,but w ithin ten minutes by the watch
had recovered sullicient courage to
venture to return openly to my otlice,
where Brown was engaged in lighting
bees, ami anathematising, and philoso
phising, by turns in a most absurd fash
ion. "Hello, old boy," exclaimed I; "what
the deuce did you run away from me
for? Couldn't you wait mi a fellow a
minute ?"
"Uun away from h 1 and ten thous
and devils, (whack!) D n the bees,
(whack! I they're in my hair; (spat!)
they're under my clothes ; (dancing
around) they're down my back and on
my legs. ( )li, for (bid's sake. Doc, help
me !"
"Bees, did you say ? Sit down, Mr.
Brown, and tell me ral mbi, now, what is
the matter with you." And I placed an
easy chair for Brown as I spoke, and de
liberately proceeded to lay aside my hat
and cane, and to sit down.
"Blazes! (iemine! I whack ! I I got that
one. Oh, fire ! Why, Doc, d n it, don't
you see I'm full of bees? That infernal
dog bounced out at me and upset the
hives, and ispat!i here I am in this fix,
and can't you do something'.'"
"Oh! Ah. That's the way of it. I
thought you couldn't wait, and started
on foot to see your aunt," said I, sooth
ingly. "Well, let me see ; you say they
are alive yet? the bees, I mean, not
your aunt. My dear Brown, it becomes
my melancholy duty to bring you trie
sad news of your aunt's death, which
occurred at half-past one p. m. to-day
so I was informed by a neighbor of your
late aunt ns I returned. Now, Brown,
bear it like a man."
'Bear it! bear it! vou sav, like a
man?" repeated Brown, and there w:u
a certain wildnes
his manner and a
glare in his eye that meant danger.
Doc, il you don't help me kiil these
bees I'll kill vou !"'
"Certainly," said I, rising and moving
warily toward the stairway. Come with
me, Brown, and get out of them clothes
at once yes, every stitch must come oil" ;
how else can I fumigate and disinfect
I mean chloroform them ami stupefy
those bees? coat, vest, shoes, socks,
necktie, collar, cull's, shirt, pants, draw
ers, les, all oil; mats rignt. -ow,
just step inside this closet. There may
be ladies step in at any moment. Hark !
there they come now ! Jump in quick !
I'll fasten the door. There! you're all
right now, Brown. Yes, you're done
lirouii, you are. Ha, ha, ha!" imC'owv)
Did I pity Brown as I kicked his gar
ments out of doors ? and did I chloro
form those bees ? Not much. Iy sym
pathy was with the poor insects, which,
by reason of their entangling alliance
with Brown, might, after severing the
connection, fail to reach the hive. Chlor
oform? Nothing. But I just sprinkled
those duds liberally (nothing mean
about me except my income I yes, plen
tifully, with a liquid mixture of pungent
scent and penetrating power, that would
stain and burn whatever it might touch.
I did not intend to leave Brown in sol
itary confinement above half an hour,
but twi, !dies came in with a puny girl
just before bis time expired, and so bis
time was doubled. You see I had no
scruples about his contracting a cold, but
felt sonle compunction at the prospiet of
his dvath from rapid pneumonia!
As soon a the ladies had gone I cau
tiously opened the closet and remarked :
"Say, Iirown, my dinner is spoiling ; will
you remain as you are and go with me,
or dress lirst ?''
"Let me have my clothing 1 want to
go home," said Brown.
After all my kindness to him, Brown
has rather avoided me ever since, and
has never asked me again to take him to
see his aunt.
.Tumi's liaelt-y, nertion foreman of the C. A
M. It. It., who hail nut slept a whole nielit for
over a year, after taking the tlnr.l ilnce of
Athloph.iroit nli.pt hkiiimUv and hart lib.l no
rheuiiiatihin ninee. A. si. t'ailev, drueemt,
Winkle, O. " no
We have just received the initial num
ber of the Siiulhii'n 1'rn'ji-rm, a new bi
monthly magazine published at Chatta
nooga, Tenn., by D. T. Bobbins, M. D.
Dr. Bobbins has made a successful rec
ord as a physician and journalist, and
the l'riujrea will be devoted to health
and happiness. The number before us
is tilled with very practicable advice for
the preservation of health and the pre
vention of disease, und is worth many
times its cost in any family. A hundred
agents are wanted to get up clubs of :.'.",
and secuie a free deed to a lot iu a Flor
ida village. For sample copy and terms
to agents inclose o two-cent stamps to
S.mih, r-ii V.irw, Chattanooga, Tenn.
my directions to tin
The Young Man of the Period.
Young man, I am quite aware that in
your own estimation, you know all that
worth knowing, but for all that, I know
there are certain truths which you can
either learn from me now, or get your
knowledge by sad experience in the
future. In age, stature, in appearance,
you are a boy, but you are trying by all
the arts in your power to make it appear
that you are a man. To do this you are
(lw fii:mners of certain kind of
men. vou are trying to be manly, but
why on earth don't you adopt a higher
standard of mauh 1? Look at yourself.
your dress you have selected ns your
model the dandy, the gambler, the fash
ionable butterfly: three creations which
almost make us doubt the wisdom of
Divine Providence when we seek for a
reason for their existence. You are suck
ing poison into your system through a
nasty weed rolled up in the form of a
cigar, and you think this is manly. So it
It is manly because it isn't beastly.
The better instincts of beasts protect
them from such vile habits. Vou swing
fancy cane, not because you need it lor
protection or support, but because some
other worthless fellow does it. In fact,
you have taken pains to hunt out the
worst and the weakest attributes f
human nature, and you have taken them
your standard of manliness. Shame
on you! If you have no individuality of
character and must have a model some
thing to copy after and imitate why not
select some man in the highest sense,
one who is as far above the brute as the
ones you selected are below? Why not
select as your model the man who has
won a high and honored position in life,
by bis own talents, with habits of indus
try, perseverence and application, with
out which no life can be a made a suc
Have you any plans or purposes as to
the part you are to take in this busy,
bustling world0 You have of couise in
your way. I can read your desires in
that direction. You want somebody to
give you twenty or fifty thousand dollars
to start you in some enterprise. What
do you want of this capital? You want it
for the advantages it will give you over
others. On the same principle if you
were going to engage in a pugilistic en
counter with a boy of your own size, you
would like to be supplied w ith a dirk, a
club or a revolver! Shame on you! What
a contemptible coward you are! You are
afraid to go into the battle of life single
hand -d, depending "li your own strength
and skill. You want to entrench your
sell behind the breast-works of capital j
which some braver one has built up.
Your own father, no doubt, acquired the
competence lc enjoys by a lifetime of
hard struggles with the world. He went
into the conflict with bis sleeves rolled
up, with too much courage and manli
ness to ask anybody's help; yet you
would not disdain to take the fruit of bis
toil, and continue throughout life and
and get your support through his exer
tion, just as you did when you were a
helpless babe. Shame on you! Do you
call that manliness? Do you call it
bravery? Can't you see that it is the most
contemptible coward? But if your father,
as I suspect, has to much good sense to
help you in making your life a nullity by
giving yen capital, you are wishing that
by some fortunate chance some person
would cive you f '.'0,0(10. Now the w hole
essence of this wish is that you want
money without giving an equivalent for
it. You would take s--0,000, which repre
sents somebody's bard labor, and not
give a stroke of your own work in ex
change for it. Shame on you! Do you
call this honesty? Perhaps you don t care
whether it is honest or not. Very well;
we will put the case in another lieht.
Would you be willing to stand on the
street corner and ask l!0,(KiO people to
give you a dollar apiece. No, of course
nut, lor that would be begging; but
where on earth does the diU'ert. ice come
in? If you get j'JO.OOil without giving any
equivalent for it, you are getting other
persons' labor, and if there is any differ
ence in the methods, it is only the differ
ence between begging and cralt. Sup
pose by some book r crook you succeed
in getting your J0,liOO without any par
ticular exertion on your part, just tell me
in what respect you are better than
the convict in the penitentiary who
was placed there for embezzeling that
same atuount? He wanted to get some
thing for nothing. So do you But i his
convict tried lo get the property with
out the consent of the owners. Vou
want the owners of twenty thousand
dollars to consent to give it to you for
nothing, or to be compelled to. Shame
on you! Where iu your manliness, your
nriiie. vour honor.' V oung man you are
commencing life with a stock oi wrong
ideas, and the worst one is that which
leads you to suppose that it is not the
highest type of manliness which is
clothed in the garb of honest toil.
There is no material pronperity that is
not the fruit of well directed labor. Taka
your place among the workers and be a
man, or cultivate your present propen
sities and be a social leech, an excres
cence which may Heaven take pity on
the rest ot mankind by quickly remov
ing. I iben L. Lexford in 1 1 .. -u V'.n--
m.i n.
Oreece is little, but oh, my! she tells
the powers of Farope she will not disarm
The Origin of Salt.
How did lilt' -nil i'llil:;ii y L!''l I here?
Alter all. when wv n in. I il ..s pm
duced, :is i'oek-:ili. hy i apm a'ion of
the water in inland -e.i. we icive un
answered the Ilia. li problem. How did
the brine i -nlul.uu ",,-! into li e se.i al
all ill the lil-l . i :.--'. ' Weil, one mi'hl
almost ;i- ueli ,i-k. Ihivv 'lid :m tiling
come to I' ' iciMii (lie e.irth :it :.uv lime
ill any wa? How did th :i iNelf
eet there.1 How did ihi- planet swim
into citeiiee at air.1 I here a
sapient inquirer, recent y deeeas .i.
who had a short way out, nl l.i s
culty. II" held that tie; sea v a-
ll v
salt liecau-e of all the salt live
ran into it. Considering th it tin:
rivers arc tlieme!vc ltei! by p:
throliell sup fe'jinns. nr h ill" f
d bv
saline spring's, all of which deriv-
saline-- IV. mi deposiis laid down
ago by evaporation from earlier
lake basms. Uns explanation
Koincwhat of cin ilia ril v. It amounts
it, ell'ect to saying that the sea is salt
because of the large am. unit of saline
matter uhieh it holds in s(,ini i,,n.
Cheese is abo a e:isen;s ineparatioii of
milk: the duties of ai eh-dearon are
to perfoim aiehiil aeiniai tii'iel ioiis;niid
opium puts one
sesses a snpoi ill.
Apart from
- u -n pure
elbal e
of the .sea,
some such
io be "the
plauatioUs ol the : in
however, on" can only
accouit of the wav i; :.
briny" as 1 lie follow ing :
This world was once a haze of fluid
light, as the poets and the men of
science agree iu informing us. As soon
as it began to cool down a little, the
heavier materials naturally sank toward
the center, while the lighter, now rep
resented by the ocean and the atmos
phere, lloated ill a gaseous condition on
the outside. But the great envelope of
vapor thu produced did not consist
merely of the constituents of air and
water; many other gases and vapors
mingle with them, a. they still do to a
far less extent in our existing atmos
phere. Bv-and-bv, as the cooiing and
condensing process continued, the wa
ter settled down from the condition of
steam into one of a liquid at a dull red
heat. As if condensed, it carried down
with it a great many other substances,
held in solution, wiiose component ele
ments had previously existed in the
primitive gaseous atmosphere. Thus
the early ocean which covered the
whole earth was in all probability not
only very salt, but also quite thick w ith
other mineral matters close up to the
point of saturation. It was full of
lime, and raw Hint, and .sulphates, and
many other miscellaneous bodies.
Moreover, it was not only just as sail
as al the present day. but even a Treat
ileal s.dter. For from that time to thi
cvaporatiou has constantly been going
on iu certain .shallow isulated area.-,
laying down great beds of vypsum and
then uf salt, which still remain in the
solid condition, while the water has, of
coiir-e. been correspondingly puritied.
ti ruli- .W-o;. .oit'.
Captain Mitchell, of the bark Antnine Sala.
New York ami Havana trade, came heme iu
May, entirely helplend with rheumatism. lie
went to the mountain, but receiving no ben
eiit, at Ilia wife'H re.pK'nt began to take Hood's
fiarnaparilla. Ho immediately beean to im
prove: in two month bin rheumatism was all
Kuue, and he Railed iu command of his veHael
a well niHii. Hood's Sarsaparilla will help you.
Sold by all druggists. sp
Teach the Children Drawing.
The Providence Journal has a 1oii:t
editorial article headed 'J'eacli the
Chihkeu to Draw," in the course of
which it expresses some sensible ideas.
The development of a child's mind, it
says, is an epitome of the mental evo
lution of the race. Long before the
printed page has any meaning for him,
pictures are a delight. His instincts
teach him the medium wilh which to
express his ideas, and he naturally
adopts a bold and broad style. A piece
of chalk and a board fence, or a bit of
charcoal and a white-washed wall.
prove irresistible. Happy the child
whose parents furnish him with a black
board which he cau lawfully cover with
the creations of his fancy. As an il
lustration of the practical value of a
knowledge of drawing, the Journal
"Also, as nearly every manufactured
article lirst takes visible shape on pa
per, it is of inestimable value to auy
mau to be able to draw or to translate
a working drawing correctly. James
Nasinyth, in his quaint autobiography,
tells how much he owed to his inherited
taste for drawing while planning; his
great steam hammer and other world
known inventions. He also tells an
amusing story of stujipiug; at a cottage
iu a little foreign tow n and trying; to
make the good woman understand that
he wished for a meal. She laughed
merrily when he at length pulled out
his sketch-book and drew a fowl, a
loaf of bread and a bottle of wine,
Willi a plate, knife and fork on a table,
and soon a hot dinner was placed be
fore li l iu. Many a youuj; girl, though
she may never aspire to be au artist,
limit her pleasure iu fancy work great
ly increased w hen she is able to design
and draw her own patterns."
An odd coffee machine has been pat
ented in Loudon. A lamp beneath
boils the water lor infusion, ami at the
same tune roasts the berries, which, as
roasted, are automatically emptied into
a hopper, and ground by a mill at
tached. 'Ihiis the whole process of
roasting the green coffee bel lies, grind
ing ami infusing the same, is simultan
eously performed within about lifteeu
I had to comb ba.-k the hair from my fore
head aud omit the parting to conceal my bak'
uvss. Since theu Parker's Hair italaam has
made my hair as thick and Kloasy as ever,
l.adiea Whose liair is ettinK Ibin will tind tbs
llalsam just splendid. Mary Swansoii, Chi
cago. flbsp
The names of tho collectors appointed
bv Cleveland are now before the senate.
1 1 real Hoods in the Saone and the
Khoiie are doin considerable damage in

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