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The following are our :ate to yearly Advertisers : 'One Column ................ 3(0) (N Half Column................ 175 0 Third of Column ........... 130 00 Fourth of Column............ 100 ( Cards (occupying space of elight lines or less.) ........ 20 00 EXCHANGE HOTIEL. J. G. P. HOOE, Proprietor. T HE nndersigned have le:ased the 1 2E HOUSE HOTEL and have aptr it for the reception ot guests. T onseand furniture will iummedli ately undergo a thorough rieuovation, iand no pains will be spared to uaket the preoises as comfortable end at tractive as possible. 'The table will be bountifully sup. iplied, and a fnll corps of servants en gaged to be in constant attendance on var boarders. The doers wil Ibe opemn at all botrs, of both the day aumd night. Both travelers and regular bearderas will find it to their interest to give un The sabeeriber .an had considera lie expedence in thi baunites and confldently apea to the public to aid hisaig leds - maitaiu a first riseas Hotoi Llihabmnmuuity. A -Xs. P. HOOE. January 11h, $M$7 f 'E 8UB8CRIBER has again , taken charge of the long estab dlBWEL COOFFP HOUSE sad wil edeavor to keep it up to its e r ipiUtatlio unader bia masuage. iath. rhLrs laidin ... mt.ILrrWPPrr r.T O'r BEZMt LIqroms. Au attentvrd kmnd coinpten't lBar will always me on bhatnd, to it. . the nwatsf his customers. E~LhS NAIYk DAY AT 19 M. Stable. - DAN 'rAYLOR HE3 TO LFOjl M id4da inutld the publicw , aWt hs le b ,a ,fg,t at . Q-wB 01" 'TANr, a fug dams Livge #ratble. tite arsU hsre8, bcilt ) l, toU ite tirr r cai Lter~r LAZARUB & LENUSFIELI). Feb. Sa* 1872 Ja WaThl aad e theTonm Cats. I knew by 'the sympathetic glow poun his bald 'heed-l knew by th4 thoughLfun o k upon hia fae-I knew by the emotional fiuah apon tBe straw berry upon tht 'end"' of the old free iivefrs'nos, Smton Wheeler's 'Mntcd-y was busy wijt the olden time. Aid so I prepared to leave, because all these *eftesmptums of a reminiscence i--sgs that flie' was going to be db. Livereil blr ariotlier °timesome" p'rsopal experience .,tnit I too sldw; hL got the start of tee. As nearly as I can :re colleet, the iflielon "Tae couched in the tollcwiing langnage. "' We were all boyI, then, and didl't care for nothing, only how to shirk school, sndl ~ep up a revivin' state ot devilment all the time. This ynh Jim Wolf I was talking about was the 'preutice, and ihe was the best hearted tellow, he' wa, and the mtnst forgdiec art1d onsellish l ever see-well, ti-rrc rouldn't he a more bullier boy than he was, take him how you would; And sourr enough I was 'went I see him for the last time. "Me and Henry was always perter ing him ain plastering hoss-bills on his lbe,'~ l s6 on, and ri*itnimes we would crowd in and bunk with himl, itotw ithatairding his growling, and then, we'd let on to get umad and fight across hiut, so as to keep him stirred up like. He was nineteen, lie w m, and hlng, and lank, and hashfilltud we were fifteen and sixteen, and toler ably lazy and wn~thless. S" o that night you knew that my siste-r ir'e a Gaudy-pullin, they start ed us off to bed early, so that the com pany could have fall swing, and we rung in on Jimu to have sonme fun. '.Our winder looked omut onto the roof of the ell, and about 10 o't.locik a couple of to;ncats 'got to iarin and uhargin round on it and catrlTying on like urý. . "" Tuere was four inches of snow on the roof, as4 it was froze so there was a right smart crust on it, and the moon was saltjin'i, bright, 'and we coaid see thenL cats like daylight. First they'd stand off' aM eyews-yojw-yow, just the -ame 16 if they were a ettssin u.e another, you know, and bow np .their backs and push up their tails;, andi swell a·wund andl spat, and then all'of a tddean'the gray cat he'd snatch a handful of tar off the yalter oat's ham, and. spin him arooud like the button on a barn door. But the yaller oat was gasle, and he'd come and clinch, and the way they'd gouge and bite and howl, and the way they'd make the fur tly,z'.s powerful. " Well, Jim he got disgusted with the row, and 'lowed he'd climb out there aml thake,'eus off the roof. He had really Ne notion of doi' it, but we everlastitngly Io' ged him, and 'lowed he'd alwhys bra gge hQw he wgould not take a dare, acsc so on till biwseby he bisted the wlnder, and, lo mid jeihold "you, he weot--went ex.:ctw sl he was -~qt 4g'n Itat a *Shirt,atnd that was .sort. You ouglt to eeo'h\tp. You mught to uni him. e~qmiui' ever tte wse, Hied di ffi " is' to"tailk had: Bnger nails hr to Keep hm tfonrb i lqln' altl, above Q1l oU ;eutt t8, have~geq flat a filippin' iLthe,.wind, c Adthem lung, ridiealu Wi atiamth OImf iwi'8 t'lhAttai in the mtnmlll~tt. " " Thue. comp'ny, lks wsas , dwr there under the eave,4 he whole aquaud of 'tjn,UI(der tba"iunery shed of W.ash-. ington Bo wer ,+aI4 qi aS i i albout Zteddoam a iraus etbodut amdy: idkem' tiu'Yft gt in to tihe slaotrt itol. As'1'tb~ p iM iwu~l~ia akly a tiliiu live L; 0 but bhseu y, lu,,y Iliz',.h,,w 4.. t~b., apij ay .paauor a hatiasu _ m oag usr oiva teir Dt.ie6: M eduiJn *IA- uet .aueeak' anti a sueshias datat up, t+h ,r#iobe:r ftu ,,i. till h ws within a fle ltit of a tudleiu he muaaegrtlb fortI tho ~ille 'y.rp , i 4 ,,i+tu q~ .hu , a an eairthquakein them two dozen aus Sfers of red hot lases ercandy, and let off a hovlwthi was buarlt om Suero64am, Them girls---well, they left, u ktrnw. Tho.y eee he warm't dresse 1for lompa nyt and, so they left. All was dine in *seoomd. It was just oie little war whoop and 'a.whbiatof. their dresses, and blame the Wench of 'eia was iln sight anrywbero. . - " Jim, he. was. t sight . HJ wan. gornned with tbh bilin hot lasses candy clean down to hie heels,. and had more busted. aasaors, hanging to him than if he wasan Iinjnl princes.4 asd he came a prancin up atairs, just a. whqooinu and A cssin, and every jump he gave he shed somne- gtl1t; fd every squirm he fet(eed he dropped some eatinh3. " And blistered !. Why, bless your soul, tltat poor creatu re cbulri't reely set down corulortably for as much as four weeks." Opinions of the Press. The Brooklyn (N. Y.) Eagle com uenstiug on the tirnancial showings mlade by lthe, colngressional Jia Khlz reports as to the " recourstreted " gov ernuments of the southern States, says: f They exhibit a degree and condi tion of public robbery that make one wonder the Ku Klux Klan is not ofthe prioprlrtios w rongiy contendedl toi by the mnajority. No other people in the world would esubmit to such a state of thi;igs withoutt revolution. Were tihe ta.se not the pars' l a Union which can and will redless the wrongs they are altmosut pwerie~n to remedy, revu lutiou would ue iuevitalble. The ex tract we have given weakly epitontiizes a conlditiou of affairs Northern natlders now pretty well nulderstatnid. hat condllitioln receives daiiy elorlniluatiou ill Llue ihaste: tli111 winch relilti Souliternl (iuovernol's are twilig steit ' to the peni tenti.ry v otr I. nted States Setn:te.' T'lhe North has been caltkd ijlegmantic. But hai;r the wrong eltadurd here that is CIn dured South wooudlt plait a atilos :at every eross-roads." On le subject of the atijority report even the relubrlicaln n'New York Tribune " Although there may be some di' Ierelce of opinion ,.s to tilte Set diet which should coume frolh the Congless conminittee on Ki Klux, there can be lonle s to the ext ravaganle and topae ity of the carpettbag goverunatnts. The cmnprehekntive.-report ot the lion. Job E. Steveuson,. is proof conciusive on the point. heretofore urtged agaiist these loenst lilteofficidr Misrule nud coruip~tio itnwe combeaed with ruliwan mir and brutal iml-law to make the $pobth niahabitable. Day alter day aud week ilter week the crumbling firLuics of these fraadnlent politieael strnct'ares have attested the truth of all that. the 'l'ribmer long ago aail of the harlwet-batgers. It the end of the Ku Klux shall come with that of the thieves, it will be well for the whole country." It will be seen that the House of ,. resenatatives on ,Monday refused to priunt t4, wonority report nriless all'iiJ parliamentary expressions were strick en out. The facts ,of the report are strong ednough, it is true, of themsel. yes, arld the invepti$'atieU! . if iudler talken bypti u 1(rity with a viewr ot making polioia l capital, will not avail party ipt4restr mutlCh, or be a su$ clent exctase for the peiuliar lgigslaripn of toiigr geplwiiicrre bt hasm b t in the South. '$5s, .G EOtUl.elm7Jt, Plesos BoosT.-8,.orrsweme ure uoit. tawinug au exeitijig timl li. BUekingam i euO 4y, Va. A tortrespoldteuti writirg op dler 4uas of the 8iih inrtant qcpowribyp £begrea$. " sipgesl rsens oR. Aho pid "ThRbe'nsae oflthq esth l.tlown a .milhiald teW one ,i who aper ew t sight of the kidd, is itrL li tElatrilg. od oae healt es r ba til Ilighltlke air is darkadixlW th o.ttltlh e41rol,+. liadI ol the birdstn3 'ro ll 4iree tiorm souith oL the rinver 'a' thk l iln the ,iriuu afd ji uit lg awf.f ir:n b ~·tras1t:6 - arlsied 94M i-. fro at be wbLu tlefrlmea W n, ethli iruw tIhe BlIBl, iinJrngj~jaa leader, and theThAI as they disappear to refill their craws with neorns. the .IAep ;M At jopFo,to iu, lais e: eer.~,,,,,.,,:..: , . The tiger scenes at FPepaugh'4 menagerie, whick c oted such intelsy oci'temeut a few day: agg%.pame very nearly being elipsed oi . Wedncueda lourning 1 by. ai tstormaatuo of the ta iJ eleplMat "'Romeo,". which was mRst leciddedly uotodiown in the bills. But forprovid4tttialeiuveution he would have .k]tld hid keep ert,Mr,,,Ge rge 1'Oelelpn ! whQc9e de ith would have beqg. the i4tk ~iioed by ,this y.icious brlue, . Thi re talt e ijn , "llm .., fi housed is a woo4ean tt,uqctro. 9 thl north side of the#l, 14mgerie .grpupilg, at Tweuty-seconl. and 2Iadtor streets, and iwwt diatel$ adjoins thet buildijg a wVhiuti f ptrick-horses b e~going to hle ipain v~w ,,4aled. On last Wed needyets i oui irg i 1. lyeorg9F'&rc *ugh entered the ae'tmeutL of t'weo " to put hu tl'ought his cutowlpry ring esoaus. Just for a mowput he turned to look throug a chink in the boards atw, tp aerlsUj ee , whroe the hobes were being exercised. This was the anonent ".tun4Cy " was waiting for. Like a tish he extended his linge trunk, e,oiwi.A4 it. r'oand .the body of his k±epe r, and threw him up gai4se the roof of the stable. 'o, twuately the keejlsr tfell .uplwa,a pile of blankets, wtere heilay sutoaad ad helpltss., Now to cowlete the .work ,detual, TL'haelg -truk was again distentled awl ljlt,,arptld a o. o te I lOs arae .·pan. LIt, :4J.tother mwoet't 6t woiplLha-,aeXt with the learfnl doow o vershadow-ing him. Just.ut this umo uuuent Chlarles qoreplaugh enters, sees his brother's dange'r andl utters a cry ot hurra'soTa heI srprings for his training spy r; !) Dee, deep ~pty the trugg ,of the beast guaes the iron, barb, and the blood )purts out as it is withdrawn. Mtill thp hold is not relaxed, ad.4 the *eeper still lies po4,the vei'ge of the grave. Again aud again is the shaft applied, and the whole hy.dl of Romeo s bhu4h l i p plc;, ý caa statei the pain no longer, aipd rele;tjlg his holl baeks t" the wall. Then in an instant air. Forepaugb li dragged Irou his Xril.us Pasition. IHe is conisidcra bly bruisedi, but beyond that h s suf Aired no serious injury., This elephant is the most vicious animatlof the kindin the conutry. He wae trouught here in 1865 by Mr. Maibe, and purchased, after his death by Mr. Adam Forepauglh. He is, beyood all odds, the best performing elephant in tie coggry, g d. is for that reason extrenmely yaluable, or th would have been killed long ago. by reason ofb is. malicious fits that corme upon him by.spvlls. Ile hasY already kiled ive kce -lers, the latest being the" case in Itt:.,oro .in- 1, wich created such an iitencs excitemnent that all the ,4runers arauutm4, u riegd rlles with them wJen-v.eer~tiey eiqttired from .Lome, bp great.was the terror created by the antics of locleo. ,Thp tive keepers 1 fed by Romeo age as tv4lows: .hojtly agre his arri val in this country, a41 lbfoU1re he was brought thorou~h/ under subnlission, hek$lledt si .Ratitruden Maluad Webks, lif 'At di~da thblood.* Thseet as the klrgyhf ty eneIpet forne while Tae a, 4chW . -tdnik4 eitcrln f'ltPA'l. TbelrtM o d lthi~t VPiik HYrt atithf;t~itle dhen6sf V65 n the run, and the other rnns on the trk.tmalca k.ip ta on~r, the met13C1, and the o ithr run on th p)tjrar~,~~~bykn~) y The Beok-AgilltPeL~'t e"I 'Tb y f6tin tbe tOttadt gwYi U ' elfreed Womaanldowth htifuthW $ilot'tll' oth iay.'y ')rkbeLtbb&bt Mt 'J4l4r ihfri they foimu some Bsifplnk and t gaftt n& red tap 1hit,'tbWW itho't of dbcs'u on thein. Air" whi ' they fshed out' a tongae' that ."dM n6t kjv rdtfit;t su dne' tatid; toefeaaglt Sthi Idea'witt Oa. tatiyityl ....... ' '' I can tall yb 'abontt;t'lib WilT "\bdi auIe;,~,Id bee, ';ttd'tltI'ieittcioi~ If tho lady 4-slf. ''2 1 ot ."l,'dt' a andftrg'ih t,o i at ' tIm sbl-¶i nEeve t g t kW Iltg d b lie' m i t .'til cdtn ' yet the mifliiSibmi of lWglIt 'ith the a'ii~t ' 'df.y 'ty thet t .itt Thiis M tm *A&y thetHilig trapId :' I wa6picking viy teetth "ttan PFfth Areiae lrftei Ottlik, after" eatin i twenty-et~nt diin'r ver i l' lThIf Whe, a Wis my' editii'i of hn anfnterrooi Thrdt« 'sab by a rakish' citftf fie scitded along 'rifod a cloIf' reftl. best1&abd tdinasbly"%' t )itA TW, wtid 'eras i' td Wo"6r- -Witer -ited-i strailk hr aft, adkfntg MthrfK1- ]!at+ ve th e't'ýt'irathlhs. " t' s re-'ti * a6 w A i of me tal gnrfters, with gil#t lapt e *t hl ttked'ra oath, y'ou t8iere; of that. 8t dirgA dald me 'Ikt' e hwlti eyeyatid I bdre dnbIm u ,bi6T her." 'Tail throdiy di oitardI bot seven drtlk, when snhe"fMrd ' tIt me by . f. iri a big bootl 6 ntt t'l Uitktl, or me,! wnire. V'!'k' oai tohikttt , she warbled, " whlbh'I'd like t showf. fIn. It is called the - flitory ofdIriitsttl te i the PeejB r Ihyidsbe- b tW' ie. Pter Prt wge. 'It is illastrante by ten tbobnstAd e ' f lrJuttt emngt*ad by tJie ld "ifliters, ioind ehIund with calitkin. It la the greateest Vork'eter writiftu. You can't atbri to be with out it. C'hflidrea cry fi* it Th e fmice f# only sEvn dblltars. I vifi dt ofnr namne down aidd i FPase r ominPt"I shrieked, " awoiy'! You li ai fek14'd ,Ao;'*ei t*e ust ing finn. Yltbsate aoc agde :' Ble-I war; ,' nsits !" AltAhYi6 h *iiitirded, I will detivd pebelf i tit! ArdfTh. 'o Thenf I ed. B ?at the wreatuare, ,eon ees!end, waM lUke 6ibb4e , £we l s aeutpge, or a washwoman, o il-,-not to.t any easily got ri(d of. She do're4e sy foot steps likWa diofroIte dbi~dtt." $' sj hdt*etd ov er' mat it e ftmf"mging s$pri h'ae ·lid be wban dt went to, maeaal u .tOwL , ,d ma net, p office, 41 bl u eo at cv y s t~m. Life seeiedA 'brden.' ad' I I oo61d hydrate.lfdtlorited' 'myself, only I knew that baeak 'tona' weould have d4eremla i e ian t etrfIitey, aad halve cone mPyoed, cwh5 -then land of eteraa iainoth jr hIr blasted book. 1 1 $rMbme :rgonod fetkie rr* We i6m ·e1afilfavS11b I weeldrid Mkerio; on deuteda .1 an*ripitatSa bioMr.e late upotatLem. I dlisaguly d myself Rea aJ, s ah organ ibder, as I iter- t myself in the moo fl I0 'it tiuns, g lt~tl> r V- 't any use. DC sirge thý,at temais *Tbteness Spyfir b- B Cd:`ayat"qe W at fiftar wtwedty deltca0"4-iiib4 .I BOat;,tc ir g to ywde~e4 . nt age I~ebeates. ~la hiullM o fNrtet'Lng 446 or quupatlaUnd.. · .4pel a ititrth? :;ethoreafbel, wasl r urlouth tosdi tfll f ge erni! hikn - ass as descrfbed, and now there is an eter nal Iptece within mw soul. ''E TI . : AlaD. RUMOB. A tighi tJ4 dAVIelT ptremens. ." P* 0lagugas vgbb Itbl k ·. e A pledge of rea lesiePopping the ' p * thlprinmrsrMi.A press of business. IS alsdh d hA* neigh fo bits, don't believe li~e .. , - ..... Query..d)oe', a dumb man always keeiiaswrddE s:. To keep potatoes from fleesheg 8a 'them b~teakfaL. , , -'WIieIe^ ft' All i*d' Waukenn so weak that he carl net'ewe .agh. 'W is a young lady lke a ussle Ro lkIt Because she is full et' airs. ,IY is milk like the tre admanl? Bcl'dse it Htrengthens the calves. .The sailor who ..wanted to 'know whayt imn itmr w hasn~iwe@ gotA XP sea. An old miser, going down his cellar steps the othet.day , f11'agatulet his will. Why is the figuri nir like a pea ooelst Aecluis" it'a' uothing without its tail. . . , .Wb i's 'shipcalled,, she r" tar, `eaue te tU'ng costs more than ST1 Ad ' it1 " sg tn a ea.. call hizp now a be.r, foundationl tI--The shak. 4rrph, l lhad l ktayetl .., Wiiatbes ltsh lages ciemhlation in tha kriib "WhW Baur t . Io. What then T The blood. - A'a'r n aat have enogghb the 'tE Wdtits k bI; beat can never have enough to atiSty hita. Whys; it' Ibt `ider 4 Ir 'iit genth 'maru g6'htA left ar evening party: BeAtius i£ makek otfe ope. ' "l ot'he pl rya mai aMv leaches the age of eighit - be a reaf old one. A c nebe vin Ptoloena mis stenasf w hyi, btght ite hLck to sI Mse e 4 ears hearx to wled it up. "An artigtlt inted a cannon so ulata rally that, when he wan finishing the to.s e te .S* 1 . v. good brice. SWhat is tte!dIference between a Obrisetha and t'eansibalt The one ecjoys 3hireiah, and the other enjoys Taer, le . ,,* The young widow who wse buried in griet is now aliue and doing well. at wadrodeaty ·oter instance et prema twoe inoterPt.., It is of no advantage to have a live ly mid, if we are not 1*st. The per fetion of the penudalum i not to go ftat, t t hobe regular. Narrqw-misutd people are like nar row necke4 bottles for the less they have i t'tan thoe more noise they make in poOsiigt eat. Why is dessing a fatiguing process 1 Because it's a-tiring (attiriniring) your self. traage that this thought so elem seeear to the ladit . ' Josmeska, wlf esulr girls ars waifs arCl1agg o~ wayt_ t".- Oetaiil," says sweet sixteen. " At least the boys have a habit of. applyigg them to their lips in saeaing their vows." A auilastef not lofi' ago 'prced f;om the text. " Be ye therfore steod ftIt;" batthe printer madi4thI em 4pmad" 4' Ae there for breakfast." •A IMAWY A4swdueW,-,A Dar .wio Fr,etieueu,- p* tin the boarding uheool, were / the roo. Vour of the game would jto, but engare t m(j te do has t Q . Ass' ,. lb w- .inpr their rynt% e,.ad cpaeserved him from temptatio In the f uture.