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APRIL - 9, 18T3.
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J. W. BOWEN, Editor and Proprlotor.
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l'rouiU lltientloi Kivi'll to all li'JiU buslllctn
irtitnii'Uil to Ilia emu.
OiUceal bi riiaiilence,
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IT HI tt;id promptly 'to all leul IniuiiieMi
PittrimUiil to his rare in Vinton and adjniniiiir
rotintiua, lOkkICK fn tint Ketordwr'a otUve.
' A MCAltflUH, OlllO. ' '
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Will attend pivmptly to auy buHlnemt given
to liU care ami iiiiiiiiiKmifiit In anvt'oiirtM of
Vinton and iuIJiiIiiIiik countiiw. Okkick In
thet'iiiirt lloiitu, up atitlri. ; . '
; Mu AUTHl'Ii, OHIO. I
ruomtcTTisa Attouvkyop Vinton Coi'ntv.
Will ir:i 'tli'i' in Knaa, Vinton ami adjoin lug
t'.nuntie. All leznl huslnox uiifi'nil to hi
earn primiptly utiended to.
Formerly Hnmle lloiiae,)
KG BEST flOWEN, Pkopkictob.
Thi. Hon, trhli'li Isconrenlentto the It. U.
di'lidl, nines rhnnifliiif proprietor!, Iiaa been
lliiiiinixlily rnovalV and refiirnlslied, and
the preaeut proprlnbir olfuri to traveler and
boarder the lut aci'iiiumodatiun', '
tiiHul Slalileou the premiaea,
. Tbla Hotel la In the most ronnenluut part of
the city on Front H., between Market am)
.Iplferaiin. ' . .
4.'oi'ur Ifigh and HLkte Hla., uearly oppoaitu
, . ,. a HI all' lloiiae, , .
t). .1, KI.Ot'NT .. - - . . , Proprietor!
Thin Hotel U I'lirntahcd throughout with Rl)
the iiindern iiniii'oveineiita. tiuoata can rely
tin the heat treutmcnt and very HW liilla.
Mtiunt lam pusa this iiotel to anil from all
riailm.nl UepoLa. ; ,
-;TA.qaECS03lT, OHIO. ; j
Tills hoiiae, foi'iiivily the lalmill House, bill
been thoroughly nnoriiled and beautifully
fn rnlalii'il. Ilaving aupurior fiic.llitiea, cvevy-
' OiiuK will he dono to make guest coiiifortAlilo.
' Tallin iilwaya miiipliud with the heat the man
kut nil'ords Nii'ely riiruUhcil romiiH unil
t'leaiii-at lieda. 'Omiil Hlulilea, Kvury etfort
luu-le for tliufoinrurt of patron. All charge
' uii.teiale. ' , ", ,1
if. JIKItill.K
i . . I'roprlutor.
Thla llotel, a few leut from Hie Itallinwl De
pot, and where all trnvul.erit ou nil traliia i nn
t:ikoiiieiilrt,lian Juat been greatly enlarged mill
' in complete older for the reeeptliin ot gue
,' Trains atop toil in in lite, for lunula. , To
thoroughly repaired, paluUul, sr., and l now
Hi ii reeeptliin 01 giiesia.
moiiuraui. , ., i,
I'ornor Hlsti anil Waliini Slreeta. ' j
oi2TOi3sr:sr.ATi; OHIO.
K. T.' OAKlift .f. t. KWIIKtt, Proprietor.
1 JNO. M01NTYK1 X i. 1i.lonkki.lv, uiera.
tlinlv holltUld
,11 I IlllWUr IIIIU. HOMIOHVIWI, Hui, . .h wis
V:-TT 'rttU-it'AM' motki..,: -' j
, . ,Ai.l.THar.uxuiKiorTHKHKaoN. Table
'aui'liaiMiKkby uonu (n the West. Ample and
y ulnvwit wwmmiHUtlons for travelers, illve
, ,, ru,,,; ; , ,(AKFf itO., ProprleUin.
m,vt ..r. :,i7..i ..s i. i .ii a
. . o To b tk Bt Hm Itod.' !
Pamphlet free. Adilreu York, ra. U-4w
Dry Goods, Notions, Hosiery. &o,
V J24 and 20 South High Street,
C. M. Saok, of MoArthur, la the traveling
agent tor the HImivo noiiHe, anil all onirrs en
tmatedto him will revolve prompt attention.
January 15, ltna. tf.
. - : Front St., I'OBTSMorTH, Ohio.
J. F.Towoll In agont for several Mills, and
hlBhouae ia licadquiirterH for many dunirnlile
uakosof Kaatern Hoods. All goods will bo
aolil at tlie loweat poasinie prn-o.
Cloao euali liuvein. Ili-at-i'laaa time, trade,
Wlioloaale pcddlent and furtiaeemen are par-
ttuiuuriy invueu u au exauiiuuiiou 01 ins
hum a.
Do you know I am thinking to-morrow
We shall pais on our journey through life
One mure of the nillo-atones that bring us
Still nearer the goal, my good wife 1
The glad anniversary moruiug
Of our wedding-tlay comet h once more;
And its eveuiag will II nil us still w aiting -
Who bad thought to have gone long before.
We are told, wife, I know by the furrows
Time has plowed on your brow, ouve no fair;
I know by the crown of bright silver
He lias left for your onco raven hair;
I know by the frost ou the flowers
' That brightened our life nt IU ilawn ;
I know by the graves in the church-yard, ,
Wlmro we counted our dead yealormorn.
Your way baa bean liuiiibla ami toilru'wrn,
Tour guest lias been trouble, good wife
Part atinshiiio, moro triala and sorrowi
1 1 are niiule up your vciwrrt through lifeV
Hut may the thought cheer you, my lur one,
Your patience and sweot clinging love
Have made ine here such n henvon, ,
I have askoil, "Ih there brighter above ?"
Iu llfu'H winter, sweot wife, we are living.
- lint IU storms all unheeded will fall;
What cure we, who have love and each other,
Who have proved nfti ll to each, nil In all T
llaii'llu liaml we await Ilia niglit'Hfnuiinir
(living thanks, tlowu the valley n gu
For to love and to grow old together
Is the highest'lillx mortals can know.
Some ellililren are still left to bleas us,
And lighten our hearts day by day:
if hope is not alwuyi fruition,
We will strive to keen iu the rlirlit wav.
We liave Howud and reaped, hut tlie harvest
That garners too world wo await,
Ami happily at lust we niny enter
Together Uio (lenulil'ul gat.
The tailor lived ou thu second
floor 11 nd did his liest to make his
livng for his wife nud four chil
dren, '
Down stairs ttib inuJ ohucco-
nist lived in a state of perpetual
anxiety about the tailor's rent,
which he generally gave up piecc
8l)d with groans, as people
give up tltii tjopt) not because he
did not want to pay till hi l.ilja,
but because of shortness of funds,
common to many people.
U) U) tl)e fttt'c l'mt n single 'olg-
cr, of whom nobody knew any
thing, ins nnino wan mm-lf, w
what did that tell when It was so
common, lie was lean unci niui
hollpw checks and anxious eyes.
Wllflt llis business was or if he had
imy no oi)o fcnuw, Ppilmpshe wore
stockings. , The iwtr ai)flHepaiy of
"Romeo and Juliet" put him in
mind of his attic lortgur, ivlien, be
ing preHCiited with tickets by u the
atrical lodger, ho went to spend an
evening with Shakespeare.
"Ho ain't like it in the face,
though," thought Mrs. Tobacconist;
"his clothos lit too good. Mr. Smith,
that's all,"
It was an acuto remark, Mv,
Smith's dotes did At him ton good,
inasmuch as they were a few sizes
too small for him. As for business
ho seemed to have none. At noon
he went out for a loaf of bread and
n pitcher of beer. At twelve o'clock,
lie disuppened till midnight, when
he Jet 'hi mself in with a latch-key
and weiit tQ bed without a candle.
. "Ami for all ha told anybody
about himself,' sai4 tha toitacftoist's
wife, he' might havo been a ghost.''
v f'Biit he'rf civil spoken," said the
tailor's wife, to whom he always
said, "Kxcubo me, ma'am," when
he found her afloat on the staircuso,
in a puddle of soap and water which
always made tho black boards look
blacker than beforej and was oblig
ed to wade through tho flood with
bread and beer. And the tailor's
wife, who had lived at service in her
youth, even ventured to hint to her
husband that " sho' thought Mr, S.
a gentleman. , However, this fancy
the tailor crushed with a curse.-
, .,',"Geutlcmou don't wear any such
coat as that, Sally.", , ' : l
' Poor littlo tailor, ho sat cross-legged
on his board And stitched, and
uieaBurod mon by their coats.' If
he had iheasured or oven mended
more coats It would have been bet
ter for him and . his brood, ' . i
Tlmefi seemed to grow worse, cus
tom; less, the money harder to get.
When tho little man read 1n his
morning paper of men who shot
themselves or took laudanum, he
wondered whether they had four
little children with hearty appetites
and a prospect of -having nothing
to eat for several days. No thought
of killing himself; besides, ho had
been told by his clergyman tliut
suicide was wicked but ho could
n't hell) thinking. And tlie civil
lodgor in tho attic, how did he fare?
One night when Sally, who had
been mending and ironing and
patching the . family rags all day
was cconenoinically using up the
fire by cooking a loaf of bread in
the oven, ; she heard the lodger
coming in. He went up stairs and
paced tho floor; he came out on tho
entry and creaked the stairs. Ho
seemed as restless as a caged tiger,
and he behaved so for three nights,
instead of rctirsug , at. oucc , as' the
tailor's family knew he" generally
did by the freaking and snapping
of his bedstead.
"What can ail Jiim?"; flaid Hully,
as she took her bread out of the ov
en and pricked it with a straw, find
ing it done,. "What can ail him?
I hope he ain't sjck or nothing he
is so civil, poor dear,"
Then Sally listened again.
"I declare! he's coming dowif,"
she said. He must be sick, and
there ho is knocking law!"
Then she opened the door.
' The lid of tje Htovo was off, and
tho red light Hashed on hungry
flice, with hollow cheeks and sunken
t-yes, ., . ', . , . , ,
The gauujt laiii streclioi jj.self
out and a voice said faintly?
"jNftuhmie, I know you have a
kind heart, I nm m hungry; It's
three days since I ate fltiytljijig, and
I don't want to die.'.'
"Law! I should think' not,"..snid
the woman. "Why, law me, I'm' so
sorry! And I suppose you can't
get ft 't PIW, wly, do take it.
I ain't got untiling pise, ' Ypiieee
we are pretty poor ourselves and
there, Oh lnw!" Sho was trembling,
she did hot know why.' She was
thinking to herself: "It's like, a
play, Jt makes mo want to cry."
Then he took lUo My) li!'P.a B''0
had given him In his hnnds, tearing1
bits from it and eating it. -
"I didn't thank you," he said.
"Thank you! thank you!" and went
Sally jzit d-,yiij (,i:eml)liig still.
To lie out of a job and tQ M hun
gry were no rare things and no
tragic things in her experience; but
this man had stirred her soul, some
how frightened her, and she said,
"I hadn't any bioii)fiij8 Jo give away
a loaf of bread; but there, now, I
couldn't help it."
Then Sally went to bed and slept,
and dreauicd of the hollow-cheeked,
laniisl)!;.' !n,)er of t'10 attic.
There was more bread to wak e
next day, and I am not su.ro but
that she made an extra loaf, In ex
pectation of another call from her
neighbor; bit he did' not come, and
in the course of time hally had
enough to think of without leaving
her own room, Matters did not
prosper with the family. Little
f,ea had the scarlet fever, and lay
for a Iffiig Mine ftj; fje';i,J'ii tjppr, and
tho work witl) wl jeli the niqtljcr
helped tp fill t''e ftlf'ly was
necessai'lly iiugloctcd, nijd her cus
tomers grew angry and loll her.
; Then the baby died. Poor little
baby! '' , . ..'.,..',
The mother wept bitterly. Tho
father also longed to weep, although
cjllJijrp)). were expensive luxuries
in that poor hniitowold, if)lly the
last ntllii'tion fell upon the tailor a
felon on his rioht thumb.
There was an end to all, it
seemed to both. Nothing but tho
hospital and tho atmosphere before
them. The rent was quite unpaid
at last, and tlie tobacconist was in a
fury. He called to give him warn
ing nud n piece of his mind. On the
morrow out ho should go, neck and
crop. Tho tailor said nothing. The
wife, woman like, had. her word.
"Where shall wo go?'' she asked.
"We haven't a poiiny Iu the world "
j "It is nothing to me where you
go," said the landlord, "so that 1
get yon out of my rooms. I want
them for honest people." . ' -
"We're unfortunate, but wo never
mean to be dishonest," cried the
wife. . j ',. j
. Then her husband, in. an angry
tone, bade her hold her tongue
"It's all tho same," lie said; "wo
will go to-morrow, And now you
go, Mr. Landlord." . 11
i, .Then they were left alone, be
moaning their hard fate. There
was absolutely nothing to eat In tho
house, 1 - ,
Sally looked at her empty flour
barrel, nt her wretched family, and
then burst Into tears. ' : '
"It's no use "trying any longer,"
she said. "If the Lord would only
take us. That's all I ask." , ".'
Sho put the children to bed and
sat down upon ft chair drawn by
force of 'habit 'to the hearth of an
empty stove
Her husband, between pain mid
anxiety,' was less sane than a mad
man. He paced the floor like a
tisrer. talkins to himself. The bit
of tallow ! Candle burned low, the
bitter wind rattled the casement,
the rain beat against it.
"We shall be out in all that to
moiTOW,'f .said the man.' "We've not
a friend In tho world."
' "We've got one friend, I hope,"
said the wife. '.'''. '',''
"Who is he?" asked the tailor.
1 "God," said the. woman. "Maybe
He'll find a wav to hclo us. We
haven't been very bad, Sam."
'"Better to' have starved before
now," said tho tailor, ltWe haven't
any particular right to expect mira
.cles, '.that T know of, Hark! What's
"A knock," said his wife, and,
trembling lest her landlord should
haye rptljrned, opened the door.
Without stood tlie tall gaunfr figure
of the lodger in the attic.
''He's come for some bread,"
thought the woman, and amidst her
own troubrs (dip gi'iayed over the
thought of refusing bis appeal.
Ho made none, l)oweyer. This is
what he said: 'Madiini, awhile ago
I took the liberty of asking you for
bread. Allow me to return the loaf
with thanks."'
So ho yarjipjhed. ' A whole fresh
loaf lav in the woman's hand. She
carried it in.
, f'Tlfls: fa inn-p t,iaii I expected,"
she said. "You see God is good."
She lifted the. side of the candle
stick a1 little. " The light flared up.
' "M(jller(" cried a child's voice
from tho bod, ''I'm luuigvy,''
Sally broke it in two. It parted
with singular ease. ' She gave a
littlo cry. '
It had evidently been parted be
fore. n)( joined together, and from
the heart a handful of crumbs had
been scooped, and in it lay a little
white packet.
"It's fairy-bread," cried Sally, re
membering some old country le
gend, "Look on It beforo the light goes
out," said tho tailor. ; '
Sally obeyed. She opened the
packet and found two envelopes.
In ono was this notet - ;.-
Your loaf of bread
saved my lift,. T knoy yiu are in
trouble, and yesterday my luck
ivedmy life,
W . I -! . I .i. '.. I
i .. ..
turned, To-day I am worth $50,-
000, having won a law, suit that has
been nendinar for vearli. Please nc-
cept the enclosed, and believe me
your ever obliged ;
There was a $500 note in the
other envelope, and when she saw
it she thought herself the happiest
woman iu Christendom.
Tho gift was the saving of the
Sally had cast her bread upon the
waters to find it again iu very truth.
And when the tailor's hand was
we ngain, there was a patron for
him who dressed in such a manner
that Sam could no longer doubt him
gentleman. Tho attic lodger
wears the llnest broadcloth now,
and. the tobacconist bows low as he
meets Ifim on U way f)iit, fir sells
him choice JIavanas over the coun
ter. ' He sleeps at the door in his
enrrlago, lodges In tl "ttic no
longer;, but ho has never forgotten
tho loaf of bread given him by the
tailor's wife when lie was starving.
[From the San Francisco Bulletin.]
Tourists will 'find the State par
ticularly attractive this year, and
hotels and means of transportation
unproved in many respects. Wo
promised a wagon road Into the
YosoinitQ UffQ new and large steam
ers on Lake Tahoe; good faciiitci
for reaching good , houses at the
new and magnificent Mount Shasta
region. Galen Clark, State Guard
ian of tho Yosemito Valley, got
out to Mariposa on snow-shoes the
other day, , Ho reports ft greater
depth of snow in that region than
ever fell in one winter beforo in his
long experience, Tho fall the
most beautiful feature of the scenery
of the great valley will, therefore,
be exceptionally full, beautiful, and
lasting this year. : Tho fact should
be i impressed upon tourists that
from April to the closo of July Is
much tho best time for Boeing Call
fornia iu Its verdure and beauty,
while tho lenst amount of dust is
then encounterod on tho overland
railroad und' other roads.
Tho Pittsburg girl has sent batik
those two barges of coal which her
father gavo lier for a bridal pros
ent, and says she guesses sho can
mako It hot enough for "hubby"
without any outside help, ' '
It is said that Tweod's wealth
has boon reduced to $2,000,000, ;
D. D.
January 20, 1873.
Mr ' dear Ladies and Gentle
men: I am awaro that this is the
first 1 time a horse has taken upon
himself to address any member of
the human familv. True, a second
cousin' of our household once ad
dressed Balaam, but his voice for
oubliC speaking was so poor that
he jgot unmercifully whacked, and
never - tried it again, We hayc en
dured in silence all the outrages of
many thousands of years, but fee
it-lioyr time tq nmko remonstrance
r, Rk'.tut attentions lye Tiwdo us
awatC'of our worth. During the
epfy otic epidemic, we had at oui
stab es inunierablo calls, from doc
tors land judges and clergymen.
Every body asked about our health
Groomsmen bathed our throats,
and sat ip wtl ifs !igh,t9, and fur
nished us pocket- landcrchiefs.--For
tho first time in years, we had
qnlec Suudays. We overheard
conversation that made us think
that the cqmifi'pp ait tljo fashion
of tho wqrld waitocj tle news from
tho stable, Tolographs announced
across the land and under the sea
and we came to believe that this
worltl was originally made for the
horsol and man for his groom.
Bui th, jogs arc going foapk: again
wher4 they were. Yesterday I
was driven fifteen iniles, jerked in
the mouth, struck on the back, wa
tered when Iwas too warm, and in
steadpf tho six quarts of oats that
my'diYcr ordered for me, I got
two. Last night I was drlvon to a
wedding, and I heard music and
quicU feet and laughter that made
the handiliers rattle, while I stood
unbttnketed in tho cold.
Sfmetimea thQd,pctqrs. ljirg me.
ancU I stand at twenty doors wait
inslfor invalids to rehearse all their
nails, I Then the minister hires
mel aud I have to stay till Mrs.
Titjle iTattlo has tinic to tell the
doiilni all tho disagreeable things
of he' parish.
llie 5 other nifirht after owner the
had gbne home, and the hostler was
aslecyf-.we- held ..aa . indignation
meeting ill our liyery-ejtlilc, UQld
Sorrel'' presided, and there was a
long lino of vice-presidents and
secretaries, mettled bays and dap
pled grays and chestnuts, and
Shetland and Arabian ponies.
"Charley, "one of the oldest inhab
itants of the stabh, began a speech.
amid great stamping on the part
of the audience. But he soon broke
down for the want of wind. For
years he had been suffering with
tho honyoe,." Then (iPxuTnpcy,'' a
veneralilo nag, took his place', and
though he had nothing to say, be
lield out liis spavined leg, which
dramatic posture excited tho ut
most qntyiisjasm, qf tll ftHcnco.
"Fanny Shetland," the property of
i lady, tried to dumage tho mect
ng by saying that horses had no
.-ii il l. -i
wrongs, olio saw, "dusi iook ni,
my cmkoidere blanket, J neyer
go out 'when the weather is bftd:
Every body who comes near pats
mo on tho shoulder. What can be
moro bcnutifil than going out on a
sunshiny afternoon to make an ex
cursion through the park, amid the
clatter of the hoofs of the stallions?
I walk, or pace, or canter or gallop,
as I choose. Think of the beauti
ful llfo ve live, with the prospect,
after qiw easy wni'H U Jgnhig
up and joining Elijah's horses of
Are!', I
Next took tho floor, and said
that I was bom in a warm Penn
sylvania barn : was, on iu fhthci',8
side,' descended from Bucephalus;
on my motbor'i . sicio, from a steed
that Queen Elizabeth rode in Ua-
ple chase. My youth was passed in
clover pastures and under trusses
of sweetsmelling hay. I flung my
heels in gleo at tho farmer when he
came to catch ine. lint on a uai K
lay! I was over-driven, and my
Joints stiffened, and my fortunes
went down, and my whole fumily
was sold. My brother with bead
dowu and sprung in tho knees,
pulls ' the street-car. My sister
makes her living on the tow-path,
hearing the canal boys swear. My
avint died of tho epizootic. My
undo blind, and afflicted with the
bots, the ring-bone, and the string
halt wanders about tho commons,
trying to persuade somebody to
shoot blm. And hero I stand, old
and sick, to cry out Against the
wrongs of horses tho saddles that
gall, tho spurs that prick, tho snaf
fles that pinch, the loads that kill.
At this,' a vicious looking nag,
with mano half pulled out, and
"watch eyo," and feet "Interfering,"
and a tail from which had been ab
strncttfd cnouurh hair - to mako six
"waterfalls,", squealed out tho sug
gestion that it was time for , a re
bellion, and she moved that we take
the field, and all those who could
kick, should kick, and that all
those who can bite, should bito,
and that all those who could bolt,
should bolt' and that all those who
could runaway, should run away;
and that thus we fill the country
with broken wagons, and smashed
heads, and teach our oppressors
that the day of retribution has
come, and that our down-trodden
race will no more be trifled with.
Wrhen this resolution was put to
vote, not one said "Aye," but all
cried "Nay I nay," and for the space
of half an hour kept on neighing,
Instead of this harsh measure, it
was voted that, by the band of
Henry Bergh, President of the So
ciety for the Prevention of cruelty
to Animals, I should write this
letter of remonstrance. ;
My dear Indies and . gentlemen,
remember that we, like j-oursslves,
have mood, and cannot always be
frisky ant cheerful. ' You do not
slap your grandmother in the face
because, this morning, shs does not
feel as well as usual; why, then, do
you slash us? Before j'ou pound
1)9 ask is whether wo. hye been
up late tlC flight befpre, or had
our meals at Irrogular hours, or
whether our spirits have been de
ten or twelve years in which to en
joy ourselves, and then wo go out
to be shot into nothingness. Take
care of p while yon may. Joli's
horse was !!ciqthei with, thunder,"
but all we ask is a plain blanket-
When we. are sick, put us In a horse-
pital. Do not strike us when we
stumble or scare. Suppose you
were in the harness, and I were. In
the wagon, I had the whip and you
the traces, what an ardent advo
cate yon would be for kindness to
Irrational creation ! Do not let the
blacksmith drive the nail into the
qvjick when he 'iqes, me; or burn
my fetlocks with a hot file. Do
not . mistake the "dead-eye" that
nature put on my fore-leg for a wart
to be exterminated. Keep the
north win,d. nit of our- stables-
Care for us at somo other time than
during the epizootics, so that we
may sea that your kindness is not
selfish. July dear friends, our inter
ests arc mutual. I am a silont
partner in your business. Under
pressd by being kicked by a drunk
en hostler. We. have only about
my sound hoof is tho diamond of
national prosperity. Beyond my
nostril the world's progress nay
not go, With thrift, and wealth,
and comfort, I daily race neck and
neck. Be kind to vie, if you want
me to bo kind to you. And near be
the day when the red horse of war
shall bo hocked, and. iiyipp.torit, and
the pale horse of death shall be
hurled back on his huuncbes, but
the vfJiite horse of peace, and joy,
and triumph shall pass on, its rider
with face like the sin, all nations
Your most obedient servant,
[From the Boston Journal]
When tho Russian Duke Alexis
was cntortalnod In the Music Hall
by the exhibition of the School
childrenin December, 1871, the
bust of Franklin was knocked from
Its pedestal by persons in the Bal
cony, and struck a latly namcil
Elizabeth Kendall upon tho head,
lnficting injuries which required
medical attendance Air a considera
ble time. The decorator of the
hall, beforo Jils bill was paid, offer
ed to make tho matter right with
the injured person, but the olfer
was declined. At the term of the
Supremo Court In October a suit
was entered against tho city- on bo-
half of the injured lady for $10,000
damages. There being some doubt
as to tlie liability of the city, and
Alderman Cutter and Jenkins hav
ing been members of tho commitee
in charge of the festival, suits have
also been brought against them
nnd their property attached. Thoy
havo also received letters intima
ting that it would bo better for
them to ' advocate tho payment of
the claim by the city. - It is claim
ed by tho defonso that the Injured
person was present of her own free
will, and ran hor own risk. '
The trial will take placo next
month. 1 - ' ;
A fruit canning Ofitablish
ment in Dover, Del., has receiv
ed an order from a single house
in London for 400,000 cans o
peaches. '
t; rv:
A man at RIosherville.Micli
amuses himself in feeding seven
bushels of shelled corn a , day
to zUUU chickens and turkeys
The Debt of the World.
TITho I'allMall QazMe says: "It
niity be useful at the present mo
ment, when our attention is being
prominently directed to our own ex
penditure, to reflect upon the bur
dens under which other nations are
unhappily' ' groaning. It is not ' a
very easy matter to discover tho ac
tual indebtedness of cither Europe
or j the world, but it is possible to
give an approximate estimate of the
total liabilities of, continental na
tions. There are seveu European
nations which owe upward of 100,
000,000 each. They are: - !
Great Britain .
France. . i . ... .
AustrioY'.r. , . ;
Spain: . . .
Turkey. -i, ... ,
l! 1 300,000,000
: 261,000,000
., 124,000,000
lowest estimate of
This is the
the Freheh debt,
Some authorities
placo it at 900,000,000. .
yl "The debt of the German Empire
amounts to a little over 25,000,000
The different States composing it,
however, owe in the aggregate
about 173,0QQ,O0a : The liabili
ties of the Empire may, therefore,
be probably placed at 'about 208,-
000,000. Tho debts of the eight
most heavily encumbered European
countries may in this way be raised
to about 3,152,000,000.
"There are six other countries in
Enrppe whjph, p,wa th,eiv creditors
moro than 10,000,000 but less
than 100,000,000. They are:
Holland ....... . .80,000,000
Portugal . . 64,000,000
Belgium 27,000,000
Greocp 18,000,000
Rouinauia. ..... ,', .... 13,000,000
Denmark 12,000,000
' m ; 214,000,000
' "These six. countries, then, add
214,000,000 to pr previous total,
and raise the national liabilities of
Europe ,to 3,366,000,000. It must
be remembered that we have ex
eluded from this category nil frac
tions of a million, and the debts of
all States which owe Jess than 10,
000,000. "The debts of the rest' of the
world are happily much smaller than
those of Europe, but oven these are
considerable. America, of course,
heads the list Tlie different Amer
ican Staies owe: "'
United States. . ! : . . . 433,000,000
Brazil.........'....;. 67,000,000
Canada 21,000.000
Argentine Republic . 16,000,000
Venezuela..,, 15,000,000
Peru....... 12,000,000
Mexico.;..' 10,000.000
, . 573,000,000
"Asia follows America at a con
siderable distance, Uor chief debts
are i '
British India. 108,000,000
Japan......... ,27,000,000
'Our different Australian colon
ies owe in tho aggregate 38,000,
000. Th6 chief African debts are
those of " 1
Egypt....... .'.......28,000,000
Morocco....;;;..,.... 10,000,000
Capetown...,.,,1.;,;. l.OOO.CJO
"The chief debts, then, in each of
the flvo great divisions of tho world
amount ia tha aggregate to the fol-
owing sums: .
Europe 3,4UU,UUU,Ul)U
America.. 573,000,000
Asia. ......... 135,000,000
Africa..;.'...'...,.. 39,000,000
Australasia 38,000,000
"If we add only 15,000,000 to
this total for minor omissions, we
are compelled to conclude that the
nations of tho world owe their cred
itors 4,200,000,000 a sum which
at nearly 4J per, cent,, must involve
a chargo of 189,000,000 a year !
Tho figures are so stupendous that
it is hardly possible to comment on
them. But it is a suggestive cir
cumstance that with perhaps three
exceptions the United States, Ger-
mnny, and ourselves all these coun
tries aro steadily Increasing their
debts. ' The greater portion of them
have been created within the mem
ory of tho present generation; the
great majority of them are rising
still with a rapidity which is adding
annually hundreds of millions to
tho national liabilities of the world."
Levi Nutt, of Middletown,
111., killed a fine hog, and, m
lossltimo than itwo hours tho
meat had ' turned purple with
tho myriads of trichinae that
were in it, ' ' ' ' ,
a . mi -
1 Do9 have been making sad
havoc among the sheep-folds of
Ross Co, O.' About 400 sheep
were killed by r them during
the past week ' 1 - i ' ' :
,Spring-fover ia ragingour
Foreman was attacked to-uay.
Electrotyping and Stereotyping.
::. u;;;'(i r : .j. r
As most of our readers probably
know, the leading daily newspapers
are printed, not from type, but from .
stereotype casts; otherwise it would
be simply impossible to strike off
their huge editions with sufficient
rapidity, ' The principal magazluep
and' other periodicals, Jtnd ..most
books, are also printed from stereo?
trpe or electrotype plates.
The process of stereotyping con
sists In making a "matrix" Of five"
or six sheets of paper pasted to
gether with a; peculiar - paste, and .
wetted thoroughly to a pulpy state.
In twenty-four hours this is ready
for use. It. is then beat into thd
"form" of type by a hard brush1
until the impression 1b thoroughly
made, after which it la well dried ill
a liot press. This Is the paper,
mold. . Any number of casts can
thus be taken with expedition, and
the typo is subject to no apprecia
ble wear. This method answers
admirably for newspapers, but tho
process has defects, especially when
applied to fine book work or the re-;
production of engravings, and for
these purposes it has of late years
been almost entirely superseded' by
the more costly but far more satU
factory process of electrotyping , , ,
This process may bo briefly dos
cribed as follows ; An, impression of
the page is taken in wax, forming a
perfect mold. The face of this mold
is covered with plumbago, to give it
a metallic surlace. l no mold is
book concerns do their
own ; work
of . this kind, but there is an im-
then submittedto galvanic action
in a tank filled with a strong sola
tion of sulphate of copper. , : A thin
film of copper is instantly deposited
on the surface of the mold, increas
ing in thickness until tho coating
forms a "shell" about as thick as
stout paper. This thin shell is
strengthened by being "backed up','
with type metal ; the plates are then
planed to a uniform thickness of
about one-seventh of an inch, and
secured upon blocks of wood. ' '
The electrotype is a perfect fac
simile of tho original page or en
graving, the minutest lines and
points, being reproduced with abso
lve. ...precision. ... Besides giving a
clearer impression, it is more dura
ble than the stereotype, and alto
gether superior in artistic effect.
Most of the great newspaper and
mense amount required by the conv
niuuity generally, and ia all large
cities there are numerous establish
ments making a specialty of thi
ine of business. """""' '
One of the oldest and best known
in New York is that of Mr. Charles
Craske, No. 61 ; Ann street. ; For
more than twenty years Mr, Craske
has pursued this avocation, and em
ploys a large number of hands in
the execution of elcctrotyping and
stereotyping in tho best possible
manner. Anything that may be re
quired in this line will be. promptly
and satisfactorily furnished. ;,Mr.
Crnske's business is chiefly in fill
ing city orders, and these flow in
with such rapidity that tho re
sources of the establishment
frequently taxed to tho utmost.
Position of a Residence.
Houses on streets running
nearly nortbJ and south aro far
preferable to those located oh
those going east and west, in a
sanitary estimate. In the first,
here at the north of the equa
tor tho sun shines brilliantly in
the forenoon on tho frout,1 and
with nearly equal force in the
aflernoou on the rear. Thus
dampness is expelled and the
whole edifices dry and the air
far purer lor its solar exposure.
If a house is on an east and
west street, tfiose fronting north
are decidedly the best for a resi
dence, because the sun's , action
on the yard, the kitchen, and
usual regions of neglected ac
cumulations, puriGea and modi
fies the humid atmosphere that
is sure to predominate in yards
and the back side of. houses
whose rear " is north of. the
street Thus. circumstanced,
tho back rooms aro never bo
pleasant, cheerful, ; oreconomic
ally warmed in winter or venti
lated in summer as when on
the south side. Opening on
the street, the frame of each
gets both light and air by rea
son of the frequent swing of the
front' door. Hero is a law of
health in a nut-shell.
Largo" quantities of burned
grain aro now being shippi'd to
points' north of Hartford, Conn.,
and is used for manure by the
tobacco cultivators.

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