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#•1X8 KFXOE&, PROPRIETOR.
VQL.1 Jul'i' or
1*1 (rmtMKHLr OK ««»»«», ra.)
,tH»ni«f aa Cwwiellor at Lftw
Tipton, C«4w County, Iowa.
i eun urtei
lof FIOK—'» IM oft »»». Wtt
tik ore. Is
wtth lb* Ooaaty
ROBT. M." I.OTTO,
ftJSTICK OF THE PEACE and Votary Pub
,W be. Tipton, Iowa. nl
OTARV Public, Rochester. low*. OMce
i* the Post Offer. v* nl -If
O N U E
TrORHKY AND C0UNSEU.08 AT
LAW Ofcce al bia residence near Tipton
ir Couujj), Iowa.
ITTOIKEY AID C61NSELOR AT LAW,
tiflLL practire in the nth Judicial District
Vf alsobuy and seB Real Estate til43m
W A E Y
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Jeatice of tho I\a( t'
10* Oiioft .With Spicer in Virgin
A A O N I E
mm rn is nRros w:/)/r/ vKK,
i Htuift, I'aiwta. »r«ceri(Mi,
Toy., Har«*atoMMi K«iiey NoUoft*.—
Ttpton, litwit. o'
ANI) Si'Kt h'N, Office
ttia Ditif St -u-ol Cl.ambtri At Sou, 1 ipton
JAXCU. TI B\»:A,
i i i A n A v i s i i i E o
Will praaiita Tipton and viciaUy. Office, N i
f, I* ^ualitj row, Koutk of the Coart Hottae.
PHTSK'I A.N" AMi M.ft'iKOJI.
CVfllee at tho Iowa Hou-e, lloche*tar, Cedar
DR. IV. «RKE\,
AM) SlTR^K«»f, W»€fceet»»
iVdar eo'it.ly, Iowa.
DR. W. 8. SCOTT,
Tender* In* profe»»i. n*l services to the peo
ple of Tip'"n mil viril ity. Special attention
given ti rase of ionj ti&nilinc. OtSca iur th»
preee'it at thr house of S. S. Daniels.
Rorrms t—The f. cnlty i J'ff«rsoB
college Phil&ilelphu ^isrli'ig Medi
cal cutleee lumhut Ohio i P',nn«vlvaniJ Hoe
pital Philade'phia Dr. Huff Wheeling.
J. D. MeCLl'KE, M. D.
Reepeclfii!'v temlers !iu j»rofe«s.onal sec 'en
to ct'irens ut ripi"'i »n5 vifi'.ity.
»oni»- itteiiti »u U thi' teparatien
•f iwith will be
Office on' 4nr ea»t oi (he listen House.
ClKSlIf»» n 'Col.,
C*o. run.!"iit wr. n s.mer^l, p..
Hut -ben, M. 1) Whee!in«: Vir?it»s.
Ret S. .an, Armagh. Pa £17-Jjr.J
Proiuptueaa and Fidelity.
^*OTic« in the C't-urt House wiih the Ee
evrarr. lft' ti, low*
ER('H AN I"—li^^ler in Ii.v Goi.«i», Gro
eeiies, rrr ckery, fcc. O^ar t?e
DFJfTAl ^'TTT^ VIU.EKlf.
AVING MUhSwhe.1 i» the above
Profe*iii)h.hereby pnflei *hi.« v ic',s
O K A N Z
Second nl r.e.-r the A nerican Hotel,
warrentml. A s^ck of fs.hioa.ade lewe!
iyivet Honn^^i.of lat#Si
fn!| ass(rts»ent of Ribbons, Flow
Feat her etc. think"
Viom lonR experience in the business,
I I N E Y
Mr* V»i. "iitiii would re«|ie.n»)
HAeudi ami tbe joil'li
F. OOWlfh'b, ProprieltMT.
Ctrier of fluluut and Sfrnml MretUu
*USCA I Z I O W A
J9~ Office of the Tiptnn, Marina, Wanblacton
and Stagi' Lines.
2«rHaglf*ge taken 10 and from tlwBoato free
i E E Y o U i
Tk(a Hotel in a ,\w Ilouxe wliicb w«k
oi'fiied for Uiu rereption of pi i on the lt-t
Mav, It i* inr#6 ttU'] ttllvi it
Itfoy os b.
gum i. ..
The Mourner by the .eu.
SY L. V. I..
roiji*. I '".iti!. *«d ye twed ew not,
Yc war. *, «ud tpri.T1.
i i com« 'mill tbe xound oflhc wil«! viuils n
K hoing f«r »w*v—
»ce»u cl ll, 'tr lashed side*,
Tbe itrriGnng tear* go down.
Aad ueod Uiew aot, heed th ra not.
To wear the eaioe cold fruwa!
I come to thee, with the brolta
of the ihtttpri:d lute away,
Beminu tUe mail of it* ®*t ijy,
Freeh the owning day—
I come ta pour o:i thy briny breast.
The inn nf my spirli'i wo
o i v i
One door rant of Ihe PoHt Office.
lank Rovks, of all kind* kept eoaatant
Counties aupptied with all kinds or Biaim.
Becotdi and o'ne/book* for County offices, a'
I S cn:a\ a* »,!«ear»
Mi are ye t»o»e U.ia tVo» u» *iU
TUr »»'4iifvred,*ri.i sh
Anil tli i lia*« s*
Vc te'l »jr
Y*e »iwk •.
If ye 4 :rc l« »»*•«, n«*
ray a'.'.. *w*y.
Ob, kae« y* the
KI GUI^TS, .iv. 1 i« »l- rs in (iioceriei Oils
P*mi». l»ye St i f», I'oofectimane«,
»re, A.: iiiiljti, I
I.EMP fc CO.- Wholesale sn.I retai
(iaaler* in Pry Goods, Groceries, Hardware
Queensware, Boots and Shoe». Clothii.K, Hsts
Caps, Nails, Ac. Second st. Muscatine, Iowa
An 1 tho hlte- thst .. ae tn
Aa»1 d*r«d ye mar tbe*» all aw.»v
Ye dirk and
OHN I.EMP A CO.- Wholesale sn.l retai Oh ka.* ye not ho# hisW3*«a,« ,s.r
(ioalers in Pry Goods, Groceries, Hardware marinure.l »ows
Purchase ainl sell Real Eatate. locate
Land Warrants, attend to the Payment of List,Uat,ye winds ye sravestoer was
a*, luvestiRat'oii titJes. conveyancinK. Ac.
Particular attention given to
ATT avetwiss mmiriii TO M* caaa, WIIA
nr. AlTFNt IJ1 SL'TA
How he prv»i«l hi* lips »r
Aad breathed his infU'aney?
Ye knew, je knew, whea we parted here
Cpon t'e *iVf-U«hed shoff
ATTORNEY AXD Ol SUK I.OH Yf ia* my tears. Ye hear ray t"v r*~
AT 1.4 W. O!
Hash every ma-raiajr tone'
iv„ bark, O glvp mc bsck agaei.
The laved, the lonz one
Give b»» k, elw triJel
liy kivt tulse i'.b i'» we»ry Arnbe.
Has worn tlself awsj
1 h«*r, with ths It'lws bleat,
Ami'.O,* tiie tri sat* Tfse.
Xbey fousu iter wi'.o *l»»iter«l lut(.
Ste*de the aoudiBj
Muscatine ami vl u.rv. w »«iU.
call tftfeud attention to the •*Coi»tin»l«H'J
Moiintir**—• new iui|»t. vonient or
igrent nuiKi writy. Hy lonit enpeiience
atte'itioti hu feels futly (,repar
warrnrl n lre itlsf ittl'tn. AU are
•aN sm1 examine sje« linens.
Dental advice civen rh^rrfully without eM^gf.
Office on ?nd St., over PmU A. Oo.'s Leather
tare, Muscatine, Iowa.
fine :?7th, '."5. n^7-tf.
NovenW r. •4
A e«rioti« performing i* *lven in t.
,-,nrd of .tICeirnt WMie al tfJ*»
lag poem, r*».iueu ». 'iw1"
Cling to tbe Mighty One
i ing in tby gritf,
p». Ix*xi* 19.
I s. h.4
1 Thewh v,2i.
CH»g to U.c Ura 'f«»
Cling in pern
Re will sustain-
Heti. *11, 25.
PH UIXVI, 1
Cling to theMMBf "n
Cl.n« In tby woe
Cling tf *.h* I^inK
John lv 1C
Cling t'1 tbe Cemiag
HEW loan MILLWIKI'.
M' ISS KD«JAK would inform th* Ladies of
Ti|' n ... v'y-i"
e latest New York Styles
"nl »'. ».
ge »p.'Skttb peicei
Cttng t* lb# Heating OB*.
Anguish sliall cesse
Cling to th« Bleeding Wn*.
Cling to hi* siJe
Clin* ta the Risen °n''
•The Bt»* whom 1 call I /.
JecuJe Heal good purpow
euerully, l"*1*bi' is Pltai
Cat of lrfiri. Denison's bsftutifal Jti*
Wka it frcm the Olive Branch:
W bat was there to interes1. a fashi 'r
(able yr :ng girl in taat plain odd fixate?
beautiful lihematua wreathed simies.!
'i ou alwajs look so happywe said
'I always am happy,' jrfie replied, 'ho*
n I help il/ Faiher and mother gire
provided with entm- n*\r lurm' ire. No txpt- uv I aot be happy with suclj «uureu»c I
wl si.M the
has benti upai
JOIIV II. niRELEYt
A K O U S E
BY iL S. TUCKER.
and Jfffrrson Mfetl.
i n n
KOSCOn', Mt'SC*TI!»E CO., IOWA.
perb pinno, ake ran her pretty finders
over the keys, anJ fiuiahed by singing a
'1 know of but one other/ we ventured
to say, alter a p!ea$a:it hour had fled,
'who ik as tborougiy coutcut aa yourjef
and perhaps I may add, is even more aat
i lstied with her lot.'
'Who is she? Is sh? handsome? young?
I rich' issbionable? an do you believe she
is &s happy as 1? Why I don't tiiink that
lever i was vexed iti my lite. I think
says in the Uitle I'm sure I've forg* t
ten where—that contentment
As we said at tha commencement of
this ar icb, what was there to interest a
fiitluoiiu!!« yotiug girl in that plain, odd
i fifurt? Aud jiernaps the belie thought
i hefst H, for s„e looked iquiringly aboi«,
as «u- A ltered the i! ir i,fiily neat, bo«
simply furnished roo n. w ere sat a y 'U:ig
girl, employd on aomc kind of straw
Sh'J was not beautiful —graceful she
cert iiuly was, but it was rot the acqui
red e.ie ot fasli unable world, that made
her manner pre|ttsessnig an 1 when
we add that she wis total,y blind und
very lame, suffering constantly with pain
i a slow, internal augu*sh, our reader
i may per ha pa wonder it 'hia was the hap*
pv creature wiui whom we compared
iur fur young, friend.
And happy stiil, Jenny?'
.f.oinlili'l'^8J",™ „,ltavail,,geby|womMsi.Mi.n^ ..
j." indirect aavantagc "j
will ne.ter se pHih to
road, nor mKe
-To open your
»h..rt- nnil'.-e. iVunne^ «ire-» hair dwtie Up a. t-mpe.ment
fell mot e
l|KidH aeiv Ms,1. molt KlllteVi
Don't you sometimes get tirefl, J^n
I am always thinking,' ahe replied,
with a smde still radiant.
Ah! but if you could see!'
I ght not be as well contented, she
replied, for my cbief pleasure now is to
think of heaven, and how beautiful it will
be to see there.'
You .each us a great lesson, Jenny,I
can't think i.ow y^u can be so i appy.
You are not rich—you have no pleasures
jejiny sp.'ke not tilt oh' the mere..- „„pe «a,ed or l"^»
lhat smile it dre»
ing beauty of
to wiincss it
ful young friend ahe was gazing o
blind eirl with a loo'» of mournful
Jennv we suid again, 'tl.ore is a pas-
where would my contentment be, if i'. was
novelties I so constantly enjoy i Mippow
1 was blind-lame -poor—homely—oh
Ihan the most imper
TIPTON, IOWA-VEDSESMY. DEC.'2(5, 1853.
Though the an or n^atiigmg a touse
majf at first siglit ae«tt i very simple af
lair yet there are vefy lew people who
You shali hear, VVe enter the hvtne ofl^1® woiry of ovai management *lino»t as
a charinuig girl, rich, intellectual aad I
.. V Itm.uti
i oftea dislike
as neglect. The i^real sil is to hit
happy medium quc.y, and to keep
servants to their du.y without scol-
gazing with pleasure upon her lonely I ihem. it is a gi -at poiut to live
lace. always iu the same maunei a* regards
Yet she is unhappy
I give tnucn lo go
I sne tells me ao it is uaiural to her, her
'disposition is resiles she needs contin
ual exrutMient, wiuie I am always con
lentet!—I laauk God.'
I The beaming face smiled coinpiacent
ly, as she said this and turning to a su-
pleasure in view!' I change the things Uud un the taLU and cuioataiuoa had uiaile tier
•Duubties?,' we replied, 'bat stiff there I 'r' •hart. e»oryintuS Ruii.g wroug.aitnpiy
are you'ig girls, w. know with *qual ad- benaoae tie n 1 asked a irirnd lo dina.
vantages, yt*t who are lercv«r inisfrabie.' without giving a day or two'a notice of
•1 know it,' she aturined, 'there ta Ada
real state of the case
gain, doesn't it? O! I wouldn't bs a cross.
I sour, unhappy creature for worlda,' she
cried, amihtigly, luting her embroidery
I frame, 'but say, who is the thoroughly!
happy atid gifted creature?'
'Co.ue with ine a few stepe, and you
i shall *:«!,' was our reply.
j_ The peculiarity of her a-'ape first a'.trur
mtention to.do ao. It would be
Mercfr nobody see? her smile at ho-ne I bettor taste to allow a stranger to ait
it is only when purchasing a new dress', down to a meal^ served as iourhly as a
or wearing a new Uau, timt shtr is at country laborer'a in a hovel, than to at-
approachable. tha Iuta naore lUXUrit.j,|tempt to receive him with extempore fi- psnied niiu to Boston.
than inyseif more retUtnht dresses, aud nery ior the swk.vardnessand Mundera
has even bten to Peris, where 1 would of the servan's will soou suow Klin the
"Lot* at First Sight'-—The Buffalo
GemmcrciA of Mouday says—"Aa aj
rery lniereating young lady was pissing
down Maiu street yesterday morning,
she was so newbat alan»ed upon hearing
some one lnnd her in earnest entreity
that she would stop looking around alii
beheld a mar. apparently well dressed,
but with a wild look rapidly approaching
her. Willi admirable coolness, the lady
waited his approach, and upon his resting
his hand upon her shoulder, eaid—'Well,
sir. can I do anything for you?' Yes,
Madame, you can.' replied the maniac.
was ha:dly a proper place for ao impor- 110
taut a declara'.iou that a more privat"
one would be better fuuedfurso delicate
a communication.' Un: maniac, soothed
and delighted with visions, perhaps, of a
c»sy tett-a-lcte with his fair interlocutor
at some future ti ne, said 'I than* you
ood advico. Good morning
and departed with a graceful bow, lea
ving the young lady to irsue her walk
without further molestation.
Do Good.—Thousands of mm toe Jhe
move and five -pass off the stage of life,
and are heard of no more. Why Th?\
did nut a pirticle of pood in the world
and none are blessed by them,tiort» could
point to them as the instruments of their
redemption not a word they spoke could
be malle i, and so they per.shed their
li^ht, went oui in darkness, and they
Sho raised her s.ghtleaa eyes, large,
dark and dreamy amiled and eatd, "1
knOA thai voice—good morning.'
"And how are you to-day, Jennyr
•vNot vjiite a* well as yesterday, yet,
Mill, thank ccl, tolerably so.'
'O! I am always that,' she answered
ere not remembered more than ihe in
sect of yesterday. Will you thus live
anl die, O man immortal? Live lor)
aomethmg. Do good, and leave behind
you a m.-nuinent of virtue that the storm
of time can never dee'roy. Write your
name in kindnss. love and mercy, on the
e a s o o u s a n s y o u o e i n o n a
i»tlv, while a seraphic smile lingered forgotten. No, yi
around the lips, and ra.aed her eyes a
j[|j year by year, and yju will never
egg-" When my eyes shall be MTftad
to behold, for the fust time, the sun in
Heaven, may I not see bun shining on
the broken and dishonored fragment, of ae
a on e glorious Union on States diS"«er
vered, discordant and beligerent on a
land rent wilh civil ludea or drenches, it
be. fraternal blood. Let this last
of youVii'et. »«d v.l youlkn.jin Mid honor lhro' tbe «nl.. »."]"«• n'« T.^miuu'w^Bul'lM ftM
!,.r. as milling inJ ctaeiM. Ml l"S'i »l«»ac«l, its »rns of blow upon L» licad.
„,,t o, earin voor..' «.«•.»* their
to witness it- We turned to ..ur beauti- miserable interrogatory as, of'arreatcd and commuted to answer.
on the this worth N'»i those otl.er words
hl,„d ,.rl with a loo\ ot inouruiul into- delusion and folly, Libe.ty first and La-
e u.f ^cut,« friend was
,' JU« »«,
1 John i,
Rom vi 1.
Jahi) xv, 4.
Tttas il, IS
.ui ii so-
plied timidly i*o
cried our young
1 think you U li tq -.^contentment American heart, one and insuperable.
nth rodUnrsa is great gain ,,
?stioii you have taught me,
®oce more nlone. 'I thought while there,
friend when we were' An Arkansas candidate for (^n-
til these blemishes
How can sue *u sense.,
we aaid, taking he
up, consists in 'Keeping the circle of our
U is with nairow souled people ns with
narrow necked botiles- tne .ess ti.ey have
not for the I'leusures afforded me, the! Gentlemen, if 1 am eiected to s jearne(j|
my triend, she is happier than I—happier. ,r«c)i the dav. 1 will unrivet all Alexander, of I
iHptuer limn *—""I'ltrasis Willi mc uaj.
she ..content with ^.
i s a
s i e y
together apain. 1 will cor^ct.
I kjar iol flow CUJW aiiv "V «ii svu»^ •,
nr 'tfy fnend. 'contentment -th 1 U "ou^h
The Loudon Diogenes thinus
noise they make in i anew
ndalion8 are that at a ,ub.ic-
(.".^meM ««.r rfu}
domcatic georne- sas
LIKNT XN AXJIJ TlXlNCMi—KTBUTTIA
1J IN IffOTniTTG. TERMS $1 rrj.n/iDV/N 1'.
Front me Now or!«•*:•« lMu.
A Bcmaatie '-tory A Woman's Adveu
turea in Man's Apparel
ever seen out of water—nothing more
-he tdoth laid aa carefully ed the notice ot the otLcer, as fclie wail
Wneu this i« stsn-^ne at lie corner el St. Charles and Jj'
*nil his scrvauta scrunbling to she hau bee a born ft womau, tnough^ir
Liverpo ol and back—during one of the
voynges the ship was ovehauled by pi
laies, but the gallant crew succeeded in
beating ihem oil', and during the rencon
i u«, our heroine waa foreim at in tbe fight,
receiving a slight wound ID the cheek,
I am in search of a partner aud bosom
friend.' "Well said the lady, "almost
any one who behaves himself ui a proper
manner could, I should think, easily find
one.' "Do you reully think «o was
the rej.under, then Madame, i i'.'.ng hia
hand impiessively upon his breast, •'al
low me to make you a formAl offer of
my heart and hand!' Tho lady, not al
all taken aback by sa astounding a dec
laration, quietly replied "that the street
lor which she \ras complimented by the
I captain. Tills was the last voyage she
ma le. On her return she lelt the ship
an( l00 l(J
btf Leep-ng, at which buai-
ness she thrived in New York, but get
ting tired of the dull monotony attending
the reta lim of liquors, through the as
sistance of some of her acquaintances,
she obtained the post of book-keeper in
a mercantile house in New York, which
she retained for a netime, but prelerring
a more activa to the sedentary life this
position imposed upfn her, ahe again took
your name, your
deeds,will be as legible on the hearts you
leave behind, as the stirs on the brow ot
evening, liood deeds will shine as the
atars of Heavjn.—Dr. Chlarners.
„fter making one more vey-
Europe as a sailor before the mast,
f0„r)(i heroelt a few weeks aince in
one of our Northern seaports.
Hearing by accident that tsroith, her
seducer, was Mobile, thither she di
rected her atepa. On reaching Mont
gomery her inon y ffave out and she was
forced to wah 12- miles. The poor girl's
fee! gave evidence of ihe hardiinps ahe
encountered and endured during thii
dreary march. Arriving at Motile she
was mysteriously instructed to come lo
this city, slop at the Alabama Exchange,
where ahe waa informed Smith, who it
appcais is a daguerreotypiat, would join
her in a few days. WLile wandering
forth yesterday in bearcu of something to
eat, siic was arrested by Officer Husby.
Thus ended the r»cital of her evimtlul
history Dan Busby took her before Re
corder linght, who, after bearing her
story, told her she had mcuired a fine of
£-2o by appearing in male attire, and ad
monished her to d- n her proper apparel
as soon as possible. She, however, rep
resented to the Recorder that this was
the only clothing she, and that she had
been so long accustomed wearing tue
breeches, it Would be as easy for the leop
ard to change his sp.ts or an Ethiopian
his sk n. as for her to cast off the panta
loons, and being in a good humor, the
Recorder discharged her.
're, g2lTirf 1^.".* ra,.,,rId wh. ^^'1"
ion afterwards but every vhere spread f0Vthcou.ing ateamboal
over in characters ol living light, hia-
on all its ample (olds, a, they float
Boy Killed in a Prize Fight. —\n in
quest was held in New York on
day, on the body of a boy named Mich-
.ts forth his qualification for office
Butler. 12 years of age, who died
from injuries leceived in a piize light,
with a boy named Dyer, about
since. It appe trs in evioei.ee
bov fought at tbe instance ot a companion
boy in the
,11 represent my constituents as ..
represents the earth ot night ..on- lhtory oj Iht
A Mew Way to Detect ief.
Tlio lather or me gira-. Ann-i em
Statesman was a huineroas and jocose
ID Pissmg along St. Charlei «U«et P^sonavje and innumerable are tho aa
yesterday, af oul \Z o'clock, Officer Ban'«'**•»
Busby, (who is always wide awake) "fVing in MaaaacuitMiia. not ax I nan
caught oue ol the ^uaerest 6ah that waa
a lhrilling uistance
.-d I mo.lie.
,i, „»J u,d k-"
[Vtirriin V o 1
of the n
how lo swan,
When the ill-fated lien Sherrod was in
flames on the Mississippi River,
lady passengers who had thrown tneir,
selves into the water were drowning
around the boat, the wile of Captain Cas
lleman jumped into the river, with tier in
fant in her arm", and awam
distance ol halt a mile, being
w inbn saved out of sixteen
swim when a girl,
clean a't its parts, and prepared a paper on the auuJt ol i
Heaven and immortality
thenTeT for profitable reflection but, un- steamer Washington
fortunately, many ^rscria lhrnk^more
i dttss and sic
I do of their luture destiny.
,. jog*.ruou.. «m
once a plane
p0 ar dmn... y^ k
the hat on the Plutioniata
fashions than they I gen out of the cart of
The Rusaian Ft
retary of Legation must
opinion of America
a inan. Wo-
mau-like, she let the omr inioher con
fidence without much ado, and told bun
that ahe belonged to a very rich family
New Yurk, and was a niece of a gentle
man thu city. About live years amoe
st:e leii in love with a man named Smith,
and under a promieeof marriage, accom-
t-iwu. lie stoppv
a 11111 1 1
-r l..« tl an a wo:nan in man's apparel. the bar roo t» were al,«ut twenty d^rteren
persons, who, as he entered, railed out
lor hiin to discover n Iluet. One of ine
few iniiiviiea be
fore, i id ft watch takrn from hia pdtket.
aad he kpew the otfendat must be the
room wiln them.
•Co me,Mr. Almanac-maker, you know
the signs of the limes, the bidden thing*
of lite teaeon, tell who is the thief,'
'Fa»iru all ilvu doora of the room and
let no one leave it and bure landlord
go illiU t! klg ywtu »»ifv'e (j,« n*v ket
Whe—ew! want to know! ray ttara
my vri.'e's—whew-ew?" quoth Boniface.
•Why, you wouldn't be niore struck if
She loved not wisely, lot too well, as
tho sequel proved, lor alter seducing her
in Boston, Smith deserted hor—and being
discarded by her relatives, the only alter -1
atire left her, ^as to doll' her woman's
gear and don the male attire, which she
accordingly did, and took to aea lo gain
a livelihood. Shipping on board a mer
chant vessel, sue was at once installed as
cabin bov, and made three voyages to
told you to go to pot'.'
1 Boniface did omtnnnded tho great
brass kettle was placed in th« middle ot
the floor, its bottom up—as black, tooty
atul smoky as a chimney !*ck The land
lord got into hia bar, and looked on with
his es as big as saucers.
•Y«u don't want any hot water nor
nothing to take oil" the bristles on a crit
ter do you, Square?' said the landlord, the
preparation looking a little loo much like
hog-killing. The old woman'a gone la
bed and the well's dry.'
'Now go into your barn and bring the
biggest cockerel y.-u've got.'
'When! you wont bile bun, will you?
he's a tough one. 1 can swear Squire, he
didn't steal the watch. The old roaater
knows when it is time to crow, without
looking at a watc .'
'Go along, or I won't detect the thief.'
Bomiace went to the barn arid aoon re
lume! with a tremendous fat rooster,
cacUiru like mad. ...
•Now put hirn under the kettle and
blow the light out.'
The old rooster wa? thrust under the in
verted kettle and tbe lamp blown oat.
'Now, gentlemen, I don't suppose the
thief is in the company but it he is, the
old rooster will ciow when the offender
touches the botiom of the kettle with ms
handa. Walk round in a eircl and the
cock will make known the watch etea'er.
The innocent need not be afraid, you
The company then to burner him. and
carry out the joke, walked round the ket
tle in the daik for three or four minutes.
'All done, gentleman?'
•Al! done, waa the cry 'where's yaur
crowing' VVe heard no cockadoodleio.'
•Bring us a light-'
A light wai bron/ht as ordered.
•Now hold up your hands, good folks.
They were of coarse black, from coming
in contact wilh the soot ot the kettle.
'All up,' was the response.
.All dou'tknow! Here is one
i fellow who hadn't held up his hands
'Ah, ha! my old boy, let s tale a peep
al your paws.'
They were examined, and thay were
not black like those of the reat of the
'You'll find your watch about him—
And so proved. This fellow, not be
ing aware, any more than he rest, of the
trap that was set for the recovery of the
thief, had kept aloof itom the keltle, lest
wiien he lou' hed it the crowing of the
ioister should proclaim inin as the tinef.
As the hands oi all ine others weie
blac ened, the whiteness ol ins own
showed of course that he had not daied to
touch the old brass kettle, and that he was
the offender. II. jum|ied out ol the fry
inff nan Into the h.e, and was lodged in
uncomfortable a place a» e^er—to
Mtine Law.— A a great In-
jdia i I- •-i:uii held lately at Detroit.
n, Cass alluded to the ru.noua
#lle. ta i whi-ky amoug the Indians, aud
advi.-e I «V«i to banish it whereupon o e
venei.ihitj cl.ief arose aud said. When
I heui l.ia« -re is any
i -eurch unit! 1 ni.d ^t. onu
it out on l'ie ground. flits
il enforcement o. the Probib
,t 'ii to be lollo.ved in every
ilien I po
is a pract
Bl-.it Mm u T.-i# Empire
blue mass were discovered in the quartz
lead belonging to the Columbia (.iuartx
Mining Co., A porti n of ii was taken
to Coloma and analysed by Dr. Tayior
and Thomas. It was ascertained to be
genuine blue mass,
How to "Go It,"- Go it strong in your
praiae of the absent. Some of it will be
sure lo get around.
Go it strong when you make lore to a
pretty widow. More people have erred
hv too little than too much in this parlic-
Go it strong when 'akh up contribu
tion! (or charitable purposes It will
'(io it s o n when you mn»e a public
speech. Nme people out of ten never
Uake any allusion unless it cuts like a
I short-handled whip or a rhinoceros cow-
I hide. n„
I (Jo i strong when you adveiiiae. Bu
siness is like°architecture-Ma bi»t sup-
have a queer (porters are tail olumn». ______
He arrived by the
and went to Wash
,, i i
Wanted—A man of good moral char-
lacier to sen nquoi uy ore ....
dol- ards. One that tears uot God nor
garda men will have the preference
Saturday, but was robbt-d. be ecter 10 sen n«i y
to sell linuor by the drink to drunk-
&dT Sa red Da^ i.—
Christians keep Sunday
Asayr ant, U'edneatfay
E^ v [uiaits. Thursday.
Jc.vs, Sa'urday, and
Loatera, every day.
i Jl%ij U ^'S»r f.att*le hviginf #m. t»
W"*»hvt rt' ttn- ^nirtTt f«r (»**.••! It
i' Wimri. ti»wn piK, %h«-rc*
i IK- it»" h"*»
"f k. life, Tile .1
o j.iuirk* t!sU cN' «. »»'t* 8ejhiUy« If .1
ii'j Mil n.»tjf a' W n' u»^
(T r» n9irtl«:
I** mty iher* e»n'l Any Sitf r-
sane tn tfe» «itui tt**, t» »ut«4'«
a-wtiat la the UtKoi»
J. it's kh xl' forij two.''
M.ia'uf ^akci"* on^n ta WmirMowa'o
rrn ha»flfiy. atxl fiitnetlm-* in ill# "\iim-r
t.iili- It Up a« h'.i^l »i*tv i*r «ee
Wh»le upon matter* of speech,
there is another class who need some at
tention.— Many persons, whi e in con
variation. co *tantly indulge the Me
of such expressions as *yuu know,'and
'says he.' aueh consider the iullow
ing reading from HaHeck's beautiful
poem of 'M ireo
and judge of
the fitness ol these extras:
'A' iwMw^pt, t„ h'a 1 4 tn% mkn
Tib# It K? 'l*»m Mf off Wt« ha*#.
ta* i| I
tv tt'#l irs-tu i" n-
nl fHif fh«» ii)i he
of yoni ay
0*4 ftiHl /WMF S* I*
.^i/eics.—When you are in church, fO
to sleep, for the Sabbath ia a day ot reat.
When you see any .me reading a lat
ter, look over their shoulders, lor thi* to
the way to obtain information
When you are in a printing office,
knook the forma into 'Pi,' for 'be deeil
When you come in'« a printing office
be sure to bustle up to (be side ol a com
positor and ask him all thequestione you
can thuik of Try the above advice and
A eable preacher, at a camp
meeting prayed with much teat and *ar
neMoess, Curtail, O Lord, lh« dcvtJ's
power in dis ere land,' when oue of liie
colored brethren, who
night be saved by prompt dealing, im
mediately exclaimed, Anon my Lord
but cut ho tail right off clean and clear,
and stop all further mrchi^i cut he tail
off, amack sirioove.'
gbiT I)r. Marshall Hall, an em meat
English physician, *avs: If I wer«iw
riously ill of consumption 1 would live
out of doors day and night, except it was
raining or mid-winter then I won'd
uleep in an unp.asvred lo^ bouse.' !I'
says that ronsotnptives want air not phy
sic -pure air, not medicated air—plenty
of meal and bread— physic has no nutri
ment, gaspmgs for air catinot cure you,
monkey ap rs in a gymnasium cannot
cure you, uud ylimulanis ennnot cure
tST Mr. & K. Collma having le
eome a converi lo spiriiuahsm, beltevea
that he has communications from hia
family lost in the Attic, very often.
The Muscatine, Iowa, tlHqutrr aave
that the railroad hands working on the
bluff at the foot of the city, are rolling
out car l«ad nfter car load of iron ore—
the genuine article aud budding »»p the
grade with it. Il lies in n huge mass
near the surraee of the bluff, and appa
rently in inexhaustible quantities.
The New York City Temperanct» Alli
ance, for the pur pone of testing the va.i
ous points at issue in relation to the en
forcement of the liquor law, have institu
ted two auits, designed lo embrace all
audi points in the law a« ate ciaiinad to
One great secret of domestic enjoy
ment is too much overlooked— that of
bringing our wauu down to our circuo
stances, instead of tolling to bring our
circumatances up to our wants. Secret
Well, it is for few know it, and fewer
still pracUce it, Tim babyt box ot po
litical economy n located ou th« family
P^TThe Pekiu Plai De iler aays.the
Illinois Hedge Company have aot out /tr
hum!rid miles of Osage Orange hedg.
says that tons of
Tne first National Tiisnkstr.ving
day "as appoln'ed by Pies '.dent Waali
n.^tun, by praclamatioo. in Januaiy.
17^i, who deaignated ine 13th of Jai
of 95 per cent fine
125,000 for the entire yield of tbe lead,
and have accepteJ it.
A London aper snys the British
n-overnment i'i n^w dt teriiiiii'-d lo atqp
The in.puiy have The troops in the Ciimea witii every e n
r.L. i— mentiona, am n/ other com
forts,' that two wry hta k k'ir
are ready for shipment to Sebastopol.
The amount required for the support
of the Philadelphia pul schools during
the coming year is t5%,609.
fcWTlte Evening P"*'
Fremont has taken a house in New ork.
Wi.ce he proposes sp«mi the iv.nter
preparing the resu't n.e la fie Ra .
gfcjf The first church erected in Kan
sas, will be under the auspices of i.v
Keokuk low a. by
noes 11. has sub"
in tiie K
n. i nyoa too.
Moines ii Mil"
If a collection el
crowd, d«»* axeman at cl ti»«Ji
persons rii«kts a
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