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At Bratton's Building, TMi of th '
' Court-House.
Oia year , $1 CO
Sight oonthi, i 00
Jaur months, , 50
Payment In advance. In all cue.
a. a MATH.
. H. D. & A MAYO,
M Arthur, Vinton County, Ohio,
11 ILL attsnd promptly to all Wal business
V DW.nt,l io bun. UlBoe in t'nrt flunee,
Ml A U.nt.Oiila.,' . (June, 88-lf.
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Mo Arthur, Vinton County, Ohio,
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WILL attend (a til legal b'geineta intrusted
to hie tare I VintoevAthjrs,Joliia,
Koh, Houkinf, ftnitiljuliinf couDv(i. Partic
ular eitestio g'ven U the collection ofoldier,
claims for peuelens. bounties, arrears ef pay,
etc,, efalnst "be U S or Ublo.igi.In4i r Mor
gan rail olaims. : . jane M-tf.
McArtJtur, Vinton County, Ohio,
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Mo Arthur. 0.
Co stable and Constable.
McA luur, . Ohio,
W I , b etumil 'promptly to nil huainuseio
1 1 wd to lUir earn, In Vinton and Ath
ens ooi tie, or iw y of tin courts of lh 7ih
Judicial list,. snd in the Circuit oourta of ihs
U. 8. fji Hit Southern district of Ohio. Claims
araiaitl i (lovernmeiit, pousioua, boui.ty nd
baok pay lolleeled. janilf:,
Joseph J.- Mcdowell
Notary T u bl I e ,
DErUTT ( llocior of internal Revenue.
Office ovei Thos. H. Davis A Son's store,
Main street McA rthur, Ohio. augl4ru8
losr.ra BRAD1 UHT.
Bit Arthur, Vinton County, Ohio.
yjL? UiT, arte ,4 promp'lj to all business on
Tv waned 19 their care, in Vinton and A'h
ii'("ii!i,i. apl!,')ti
(Shim mtk$.
ill rj collect J .promptly by
Edward A. Bratton ,
ALL soldiers, who are by law, entitled to
Buck Pay, Bunuty and Pensions, aud wid
., fatli,, Mothers, btutliarM, and sisters of
Quired soldiers claims will be promptly at
inidi'4 M. Jyl6tf ,
I WILL' dleot tlieflOO additionul Bonnt
granted by Connus to cquuliis bounty;
lo, inert d pi'iifium to widows and children
ii f di'Coa.&4 'bldiork, nnd all etbor
Ca'iI on m 1.1 my otllce ovor Tbon. B. Bnvig
A bon'n to j, Jliiiu Mreot, Mc Arthur. Cliio.
Ud'cJc-Pi ?, Bounty & Pensions.
H. ' 677 ONES .
iLr CpUin 18th O. V. 1.1
Attends pi oiuptly to the collection
s-.iiMt, Ko th of J, K. -Will'a residence
MoA'hsr. 0. july 12.6 mo,
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tSTTeeth extracted by the use of Lauqh-
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15 isial Instruments,
Hclbeet's Bdildiro, '
McA ItTHUB, ... Ohio.
Zxtenkive IfsnufacidNre & Importers of
American Enli8h&8wii Watches,
n . 0 At IS BT OIllllLTlli . '
hi- And Every descriptloa of ,
- Fanq ! Qoodt and - Yankte Notion
E8PJSCIALLY adapted akd. designed for
Imtmwi and Wierwi Tbadi. Ciron
Jan and foil aesorlptits Prioe Lista sect free;
I Agwli wanted errwbsr. Address, '
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i H rrmlt-, PrsTNiiee, I I.
YQtt -V ?;:,:; ;: n ;: vM'ARTHUK; ;VINTQNXQUNTY:QHiq NNUARYg,
18 ; NO, Ti
Marriago and Celibacy. ! r
T10M FOU YOUNU MEM., Also, Diseases
and Abuse which prematurely Prostrate the
VUel Powers, with sure means f relief. Sent
Free of Charge, In sealed leKer envelopes. Ad
dress Dr. J.EEILLIN HOCOUTON, Howard
AwooUtlon, Philadelphia, Pa. agieyl
.. . Slrnitce but True..
ieety yoong lady and gentleman In the
United fiutssoaa hear somethibj; very ranch
ti their advanUge by return mail, free of
charge, by addr'salpg't'ieuudcp'ljined.' Those
having any feare . of belag hnmbng od will
oblige by not noticing this card. All others
will (desKeaddruns their obediont servant, .
i. TUO& it. CHAPMAN,
joll-ly,, ' ; u 31 Broadway, N. T.
TJrrort of Youth. ' '
'" A Ocntleman wbe suffered for years ffdm
Nervous DebllHy 1'ronikture Decay, and all
thaeffecti of youthful' indlterotion, vill, for
sake of suffering hnmsnity, send free to sll who
need it, the receipt and directions for making
the simple remedy by whlob he was cored,
fuffarers wlsbirg to profit bj the advertiser's
experience, can do aeb address ng '
joU-W. Ko, 1 Chamtera St., N.- T. .
rPllIi CONF'isjllOiXS AND KXPtRl
jL . men or a jkvaiid.
Pnbllshsd se a benefit end as a caution to
tochc Man aud others, who suffor from nervous
dobiti'y, fromature . decny of Manhood, tu.,
sapplyliia; si tlioianietimoTulKlANsor ULr
omk. By one who has cured himself after nn
dorgolng coniderable quackery. By enclosing
a poet-paid addressed envelope, single ' coploa
frue of ohirge, may be bad or the author.
NATUA51L MAYFAIB, Esq., Brooklyn,
Kings ce., New York. . febl-ly
IK roils read) to be nailed down, adapted to
Uouea, Faotorios, end buildings of all kinds
constructed of materials that have stood the
test uf fltteen yours, and manufactured on an
entirely different and oetter plan than any oth
er composition roofing in use. ' Secured by pat
ent. Very durable an J at low price. Circu
lars and aampUa tent I'reo by mail Liberal
terma to agenta. Hiadt K otino Co.,
juno7y No. 73 Maiden Lane, Now Yi rk.
5 1 00 PEK TEaBI w 'WMt Bt ev
Via )UU ory where to sell our Improved $2
tjowii.g Machines. Throe now kinda. Unde
and ui'por feed. Sent cn t rial . Warruntod
fivo years. Above islary or largecomnilisinns
paid. The oNt r mschincs sold In the United
States for loss than 40 dollars, which are fully
licerifod by Howe, Wheals A Wilton, Grover
6 Baker Sirger St Co., and Bachclder. All
o(hor cheap machines ar infringements' nnTl
the seller or ui-or are liable to arrest, flue and
iniurifoitmenti Illustrated ciioulars sent free
Ctt'l upon or aJiien, Shaw & Clurk, at Bidde
srd, Miilne, or III. . junoT-lrwly
AS an Inducement to MunufActnrars, Me
'cbanlcs and 8tore-keorers ' to settle In Za
lrski, sud to supply the daily Inoroarlng do
mard fur ar'icleaof donieetio manufacture and
con mm pt ion, the ' undersigned offjrs to those
rurchaxlng lots of tlii Company (for ' the pur
pose of erecting bnsiness hocaes) the following
materisls at greatly - reduced pricoa, and npon
time to suit purchasers :
Oak and Poplar Lurnbor f 12 00 per M.
Si. ingle '. SOO per M.
Lath 3l)0pcr M.
Brick I" qnnntlt.es of 25,000-. 7 50 per M.
Lots of 50x150 ft, sold st 100 nnd upwards.
Also, a number of nicely flushed, comforts
bid cottages, with every convenience attached,
with enclosed lotsfiOxlSO, at 7S0 and npwurds.
novSmB Managing Director Zaleski Co.
To ConsumpilTes.
The ailverlisr, having bean restored tolienlth
In a few weeks by a vory simple remedy, after
having suffufed for sovcral years with a severe
lun ad'ectlon, and that dread disease, Con-
-mption is acxlons to make known to his
follow-MiffererM the means of cure.
To all who dci-ire it, he will scud a copy of
the proscription uood, free of charge, with the
diroctiona f r preparing and using the same,
which (hoy will find a sure cure for Consump
tion, Asthma, Bronchitis, Coughs, Colds, and
all ThroaCatid Lung Affections. Tho only ob
ject of '.he udvertiaor in send ng the Prescrip
tion Is to benefit the affltctod and spread infor
mation which he conceivos to be invaluable,
and he hopes every sufferer will try aisremedy,
as it will cost thetn nothing and may prove a
Parties wishing the Prescription, rnix, by
rotorn mall, will please addross,
William iburgh, Kings Co., N. V.
January 11, lS6-ly.
' Know Thy Destiny.
MaJamo t. F.Thornton, thegreat English As
trtlogist, Clairvoyant and Paychometricisn.wbo
has astonished tho scientific classes of tho 014
World, has now located herself at Hudson, N Y.
Madame Thornton possesses such wonderful
power-) of second sight , as to enable her to I m
part knowlodge of the trreatott impnrtsnce to
tht single or married of either sex. While ina
stateof trance, shedelineates the very features
of the peraon yon are to marry, and by tbe aid
of an instrument of intense power, known as
the Psycbomotrope, gnarantoe to produce a
life-like picture of the fntnre husband or wife
f tbe applicant, together witl date of marriage
position in life, leading traits of obaracter, eto.
This is no humbug, as thousands of testimo
nials csn assert- -Bue will -send, when desiredt
s certified certificate, or written guarantee, tha
the picture is what it purports to be.. By en
closinga srnall lock of hair, and stating place of
birth, ngo, disposition and complexion, and
enclosing 60 cents md stamped envelope ad
dressed to yourself, yon will receive the picture
and desired Information by return rhei.. All
com unicatlons sacredly conddeniiaj. address
in oo fidence, Madame E. F. Thornton, P.O.
Bex Si Hudson, N. Y. . nov8mj
Just Published, in a Sealed Envelope.
A LECTURE on the Nature, Treatment, ard
Radical Cure of Spermatori boM, or Semi
nal Weakness,'1 Involuntary Emissions, Sexual
Debility, and Impediments o Marriage gener
ally. Nervousness, Consumption, Epilepsy,
and Fits; Mental and Physical Incapacity, rs
suiting from Self-Abuse, &o. By ROBERT J.
CTJLVERWELL.M. D., Author of tht "Green
Book," &o. .
The world-renowned author, in this admira
ble Leolnre, clearly proves from his own expe
rience that the awful consequenoea of Self
Abuse may be effectually removed without
mediolne, and without dangerons inrgical op
erations, bougies, instruments, rings, or cordi
als, pointing out mocTe of cure at once cer
tain and efliotual, by which, every sufferer, no
matter what his 'condition may be, msy cms
himself oheaply, privately and rtdioelly. This
Lecture will prove a boon to thousands and
thousands. , , :
.SenUinderieslfte stiy. address,' In ptain
sealed, envelope,, oa receipt of six eente, or
two poet stamps. Address the publishers,
CHA8. J. Ci K1.INE ti: CO., lit Bowery,IT.
.T., Peel frlee bex 4.MI; .-oato ' s; . , Ci
The purMAe bright, the bcnutlful, ,
That Btlrred our hearts In youth, 1 ' ' " '
The impulse oft wordless prayer, 1
The dream of lor anU truth, i . I
Tbe lorrzinffs after sotuethlg font, ;
The aplrit's yearning: cry; " '
The strivings after better hope, 1
These tilings cau never die. ; i , , - ,
The timid hand stretched forth to aid , '
A brother in his need. -' " ". '
That kindly word In griHra dark hour
That proves the friend indeed. , . ,
The plea of mercy aoftly breathed '.
tl. When Justice threatens nlphtj i.' ''
The Borrow ol a contrite heart, -: ; - i..
1 These things shall never din. -, J '-. '
Thcttcry"6rrtlra'plngl lutndT" ' n'
The pre?gure of a kiss, .
And all the trifles sweet and frail
That makes up love's first bliss. ' "
If with a firm, unchanging faith, '
And holy trust and high, -Those
hands have cliwp'U those lips have met
These things shall never die. -
Tbe cruel and the bitter word , : L'
That wounded as it fell, . - .. ,
The chilling want ofsympathy, . ,
We feel but never tell
Tbe hard repulse that chills tho heart,; : ,
.Whose hopes were bounding high, . ,, ,
In an unfading record kept. '
: These things shall never die. i ' '
3 ' " ; r.i,',v .'.'!'';''.
Lot nothing pass for every hand : ,. .
Must flnd somo worlftodo: ' '
Lose not a chance to weaken love, '
Be firm and Just and trud ' ,i . r
So can a light that cannot lade ; .
Beam on ihec from on high,
And ,anpel voices say to thee. .'
u These things shall never 'die. '. .r
Caroline . and Edward Spencer
had been engaged in marriage to
each other from childhood, and tho
period at which their , friends had
determined, that their union should
take place having arrived, they
were united under many favorable
auspices. They were equally ac
complished, in comfortable circum
stances, and possessed of a -similarly'1
of dispositions and tastes
which was particularly remarkable.'
They were, as it was observed,
formed for eaclf other. One single
defect, however, on each side;, mar
red' all,and rendered them supreme
ly miserable. 1
The period generally known as
the honeymoon had passed over
without any occurrence approach
ing to a direct misunderstanding,
and the voung couple sat ono eve
ning in the enjoyment of the most
pleasing reminiscences.
','Doyou recollect," said Caroline,
"the happy days we used to spend
together sauntering on the banks
of our beautiful river, and inhaling
the fresh airwhich lightly rippled
its surfuce?"
"I do, my dear,' replied her hus
band. 'And do you recollect when you
said that if marriage were half as
nleasant as that time, vou would.
when we weie unitedj think . your-.
sell the happiest of mortals!' -..
'I do.' ,
' 'And do you remember the lavo
rite songs we U6ed to 6ing?'
. lYes.', '
'And how jealous you would be
whenever I spoko to that fop Mor
ris?' : . ,
. 'No, I do not.' ,
.'What! not recollect that?' . . ,;
'But I deny it, my dear.' . ' t r
'Now, you. know you were; come,
confess it': .. . : : i : .
'Do you wish- me to con less that
which I know was cot so? But let.
us- quit- the subject1 Haveyou
tried either of those airs I brought
you yesterday?';1 - '
Ah! you shan't escape' me in
that manner: I insist on it-you
were horriblv- jealous of vounc
Morris, and every one saw it.' 1 1 ;
I tell you once more, Mrs: Spen
cer, I was not. Have you tried the
airs?' ' i:-
'Never mind the airs, my dear, I
wish to convince vou that vou were
jealous. - Do you not recollect the
evening when
Edward rose from his chair.
' 'Madam,' he observed, "if you m-
e,o Ann I lVtiim r A'..Vt.At a-.V.U''
dapi uia ouuuuuiug a ouujouo YVUitil,
yoa perceive, is disagreeable to
me,! rmust leave the room.' '
'But.why should it be disagreea
Kble to vou? ' Just sav ' von wern
jealous, and I shall be satisfied.'.
Tl : J' ! . a.
" xie maae no repiy, out lmmeai
ately left the room', when hit y oung
wife perceived that she- had gone
a'little too far;'1 ' L; " a -
'He is so irritable, she said; but
instead of .following, her,1 husband,
to endeavor to soothe his irritations
she sat down, to the piano , to fry
the airs he had brought her1'; .''
In the interim he had retired to
ewjuuung aparuneni, somewnat
convinced himself thaf he had actxl
edl1 precipitately, ! However be
thought his wife would no doubt
follow him, anxious, to adjust the
little difference. , , He, therefore,
threw himself on a couch, expect
ing every moment to see her enter
the apartment. What then.' was
his surprise tb hear the sound of
mubic from tho room he had left,
arid the voice of his wife accompa
nying apparently in the most un
concerned manner the instrument
she was playing. Consideiing him
self .treated with indifference, if
rt(ft contempt, he put on his hat and
walked out into the street in no
very enviable humor; A his evil
fU tune would have it, he had-nt
pfoceeaed very lar.when he en
countered the arch tempter him
self, in the shape of a friend on his
way to the club, of which both had
been, members, but- from 'which
Spencer, in, the . determination to
lead ft domesticated life, had with
drawn since his 'mnrriage. ' In his
then state of mind, it required very
little persuasion to go thither, and
thither he went, remaining until
early the ensuing morning, when he
returned home.; His wife had re
tired to bed, and, not willing to dis
turb her, he crept noiselessly in
His rage had evaporated, and, had
he found her aware, the difference
between ihem might have been sat
isfactorily adjusted. She had,how
ever, after crying bitterly at what
had occurred, fallen asleep ' Pride
kept her, the next morning, from
confessing that she had been at all
annoyed or grieved at her husband's
absence; and when he "hoped that
she had not been .very unhappy,?
she replied, 'not at all.' This at
once put an end to any' explana
tion, and in the evening he 'thought
that, as Mrs. Spencer felt so happy
in his absence, there could bt no
objection to his spending the even
ing once more from homo.' The
club was'again resorted to, arid be
ing induced ,tp engage in play, he
a'rose a great losers 'He returned
home chafed and annoyed,, and in
no mood tq"' make concessions ,'of
arty: description, far less' to endure
t&MBtsm-uiet-rrV',. i
'I hope you have enjoyed your
self at tho club?', said, his wife tb
him as he entered the room.-
'Woman, leave ine alone!' he re
plied, angrily.
'You alreadv seem to think mar-
riago by no means as pleasant as
'Leave me alone, 1 6ay, or I shall
make you.'
What! you will strike me too!
Do so, and crown your amiable and
considerate conduct.'
The young man raised his hand,
as if to comply with the taunt, but
suddenly checking himself, he
again took his hat and rushed has
tily lrom the house. He hurried
on through the dark and nearly de
serted streets, without an. object,
and not knowing or thinking what
he intended to do with himself.
Suddenly he stopped beiore a largo
well lit building. He surveyed it
anxiously, and then seemed about
to pass on; but, apparently drawn
by an irresistible impulse,' he at
length went in.' , It was. the club
once more the place which he had
recently left under circumstances
so unfortunate. He had still a few
pounds in cash with him, and had
determined to make one effort more
to redeem' previous losses. In the
excited slate of his mind, it is un
necessary to say that the effort was
unsuccessful. He: 'would ;have
quitted at once, but friends were
there to urge him on, and to ad
vance him money on the r ecurity
of his watch, notes of hand, &c.
Maddened by repeated losses, he
at length played deeply reckless
ly. When he left the house for the
second time that night, he was 1 a
beggared man !
And what was Caroline's impres
sion of the whole matter? Up to
the moment of her husband's quit
ting her for the third time, she re
garded herself as a deeply injured
woman. She had obstinatly per
sisted in a course ' which was '. dis
pleasing tb, her husband, bat never
thought for moment that she had
done any thing to call forth his an
ger. She, had been too proud' to
admit' concern , at the . difference
which had' taken' 'place between
them; yet acquitted herself of any
act which 1 tended to prolong that
difference." She had taunted, when
she should have soothed him :?and
yet did not conceive that she had
been in any shape instrumental in
causing him to quit his home; 0 In
the morning: when he'doggedlt re
lated what had occurred, It was,"
ph said; "jnat wHK he eTpctd,
and just what she V deserve d, for
marrying him.V . ,;
Here, then, was a most unpleas
ant state of affairs. . There were
two parties united together for life,
who seemed destined to live at var
iance. 1 There was to be conten
tion, and yet very precarious sup
port. The "dinner of herbs" was
probably to be there, but the"love,"
which alone could render it palata
ble, was tq be absent. There was,
however, rio help for it,' and how
ever disagreeable it must bd en
dured. .They thought of separa
tion, bu soon abandened the idea;
lor , although . unl appy together,
they had, strango to say, no earn
est desire to part. At length, aflei
many ; disappointments, employ
ment was procured for Ed
ward Spencer through the in
slrumentality ' of 1 friends, and
they entered upon a, 'new1 life.
Many privations they had to en
dure, and many struggles to under
go. ' The temper which could not
brook contradiction was now. sub
jected to restraint ; and the pride
that forbade the admission of error,
of the acknowledgement of a pang,
sank under the weight of compar
ative poverty, and tho consequent
neglect of friends. Theresult was,
Caroline and Edward Spencer were
both humbled : and when their hu
mility became an active quality
which did so 60on as tho novelty of
their situation wore off they then
led a happier life. Industry and
frugality at length crowned their
efforts, and they were enabled once
more to move in a respectable
sphere of society. It was in the
same room, and about tho same
spot, " that some short time after
this favorable reverse of their for
tunes, they were again found in
dulging in reminiscences of the
past. .
"Does it riot seem strange," said
Edward, "that so trifling a circum
stance as your supposing that I
was once jealous of young Morris
should have led to all our misfor-
tuner-. ;.; r
"No, my dear,"replied his wife,
"it was not-'tkal circumstances, but
my foolishly. insisting upon the
matter after I . saw that you were
annoyed at it."
"But then, how silly of me to be
annoyed at such a trifle ?"
"Oh ! how I wept tho first even
ing you quitted me."
"And I have supposed that you
cared not whether I were offended
or not." :
"The fact is, my dear," said Car
oline, "I had then too much pride."
"Ana 1, retorted Ldward, giving
a kiss, "too little temper."
"The Government."
Chandler appears in the Senate
daily under his usual excitement."
It might have named others. Sen
ator Yates, it is said, rivals the
Senator from Michigan. Ben.
Wade drinks and swears. Nye is
no better than the rest, and as for
Sprague well, no matter. Old
Thad.. Stevens is a notoriously bad
man in his habits and character-
nearly as bad as Butler. As to
General Banks, his own party in
Massachusetts advertises him as a
drunkard ; Baxter, of Vermont, the
Vermont Itepublicans'accuse of re
ceiving bribes for his official votes;
Ashley, of Ohio, has never cleared
up certain scandalous charges
brought against him; Sumner prac
tices attitudes before his looking-
glass ; Mr. Kasson, of Iowa, is such
a licentious profligate that his wife
has obtained a divorce from him ;
Uattell, the new Senator from New
Jersey, is charged with corruption.
' "
[Dayton Empire.
Mb. Loveb tells a good anecdote
of an Irishman giving the . pass
word at the battle of Fontenoy, at
which the great Saxe was Marshal.
"The : password is eaxe now
don't forget it, Pat," said the colo
nel. ' j.ii ' - : ,
"Sacks! .Faith and I will not.
Wasn't my father a miller ? "
'"Who goes there ?'!, cried the
sentinel, . after he had arrived at
his post. '
Pat was wise as an owl, and in a
sort of whispered howl replied:
"Bag8,yer honor." , , ,.i
a .ait i j . . : r
A mas named Oata was arrested
recently, for beating' .his wife and
children". ' On being, sentenced to
imprisonment,' the brute remarked
that it was - very hard that a man
was' not allowed to thrash bis own
?D& Cummutgs insidts something
awful is going to happen this year
or next. 1
One sqnareUn'Unej,'. T-' . w. . 'X til 61
IZfMsfc arvlftA.l hmaU. . 1 .
Cfcrds, per year, tea line v., . . ; . L 8
Notices of Executors, Aaiilalivja- V;
wrs ana uuartiifiTjj, V, OO
AttachmentnoUcesbeioraJ.pl v hit J
Local notices, nor Hn k . ' ", , 1 .
t c ...... .p. , , , rfrv
Yerty adTertlsffient wHJ U tlir -J
f 70 per column, and at por-cnioa
rates for leas than k rr,l
- sfaeumts efj J aVMAV V
advance ,; - . .. . i 4 . , t- :
about m New Fashions xar
CHAiNS.wAn'cxchange in noticing
uu uuuauai iura-wui ot laujes upon
a certain . street, decked out in
chains, that are so fashionable
now;a-day8, says:
It was a. noticeable fact, many '
of the ladies abroad on the occa
sion looked as if they belonged to
some chain gang and had broken -loose,
bringing their fetters with "
them. The 'scene,4 or 'a. similar'
one, is' vividly described by one of .
tho "minor poets " of the newapa-'-pers:
; ", ' ' , ; .'' ';'
" Now hnng iri ch 5 ns each belle ap
By the decrees f fashion, (pears' 1
Chained by the neck and even ears, ' :
They still can briskly dash on.
But he whose gaze Is fettered so, ,
- Finds that by artful felfrblnjr, ' '
In bonds the ladles seemo go, ' .
But 'tli the men they're chaining." ;
It is too true the ladies, may
heaven bless them ! tophf tfmaa
ebon chains about their heads, -
their necks, their ahonlrlAra. and in
fact, all over them: but at the
- A . 1 ., ,. .
ain y irae mey mrow cnams far .
more lasting ahnnt iha heart nf tha
beholder especially if the behold
er happens to be a young man with '
a proclivity lor calico. i -
Gunnery. Tho world is iustnow
perplexed by the rival claims of
various weapons invented for tak
ing human life. Facility and speed -in
killing arc the objects desired, .
out wo iiunK no inventor has yet
claimed a power for his weapon'
equal to that of the Frenchman who
advocates his "air gun," on the
ground that it is capable of killino- .
off all the inhabitants of the earth ;
in fourteen years !
A criANOE of cicht thousand votea' :
would have civen the' Democratic) .
party, control- of New York and.
f ennsvlvania.and with those States
added to Maryland,' Kentucky and J
the South, there would be no ones-'i
tion as to dominance ift sentiment '
or legislation. '. It ia not ;w.orth
while to; despair while we have so.r
manychances of success.- ., , -.
rr nT is congress nse 'tnrArtf
Because it contains few men and '
may beast. ,-. n.
The Emperor of Russia has late-'
ly made extensive concessions to
the Poles, and restored to the land-'
holders vast estates . which had'.
been forfeited by their late : rebel- .t
lion against the Imperial authori-,
ty. The Sultan of Turkey has ex
tended a general amnesty to all
concerned in the late insurrection :
against his authority. Is the Re
public of the United States going
to be more unmerciful than Rus- '
sians and Turks? : j .:
Here is a s am pie ol the way thev
do up "matrimonial matters" in '
llamson county, Missouri : ' ' 1
"On horseback, November 18,
1866, by George Kinkade, Mr. Wm.
Bunyard, Jato a soldier oi Merrill's
Horse, and Miss Martha E. Price.
aU of Harrison county, Missouri.?'.
How to cultivate . presence of
mind is a question often asked and .
seldom answered, but the Wash- .
ington Star Suggests, as a means of
ascertaining a man's resources in
a case of emergency, that a vicious .:
dog be Bet upon him. : .-. ; J4l-,.. , -
An editor down east has insult
ed the whole female sex.' ' He saya:;'
that the ladies' wear corsets from a -
feeling of instinct; having a'natur-' .
al love for being squeezed.. ,
Miss Annav Dickensoit is hoir :
lecturing on; Something1 to do," .u
havinir disposed of the "Flood .
Tides," and harbored for, a long ,,
ume "ane xvejeciea otone." ve
think thelast subject ' of contem-'
plation avery natural one. It may 1
be more natural, however, than le- ;
gitimate. y. . -7 ., ,; .,
j - i ina. s z . i j rii ti ' nr i
"There is' no" place like home." '"
sys the poet.v;. Right, .unless it is
the home of the young lady youte r
after. This is,, of course, an ex-,
ception. . n,. ....
An exchange' says that Mr, John '
Strange was married to his cousin,
Miss susan . otrange. otrarige, in
deed I The next thing, will' be ' '
lUtU Stranger, ..;...'..'..'
As exchahge; says. IhaV lovera -
are like armies.1 They get along I
well enough rintil they are engag
i ',-.. a .'tv.jt.l ;--kL e'LJ-r- --.i
' ' i" " ' iisn i' ; i 'i -f :rr yl."
Wbat : is 'nothing! A.footlesaj
stocking without a leg.) I&nhUc-i'l
' Wet is life the riddle of nddles t ,
Because we must give itup.;J . M:',

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