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PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY . ' Ti. G-. O-OTJIil).- ' TffiBQFflpnkoi: In Advance, , - .:. - $1.50 ' JOB FRIHTOTQ of ill descriptions furntahed to rder, ani guaranteed to pnrt satisfactory m U ualiiy. THE MARCH OF LIBERTY. BY HARVEY HOWARD. Mr heart leaps op with raptor t the coming of a Buld, Whose swift advancing footsteps auk the tyrant's soul afraid; lor she stoops to lift the down-cut and to comfort thedismsyed, - As she goes marching On. Her neck la clothed in thunder, and her eye the lightning seems; Her emtio la like a nuiden'e in a raptured (Over's d rea ma; Her cheek can anawer back with Are th tnn'e de vouring beams, . -. As she goes marching on. She carrlee in her hand a aword to emits the prle- ooer'a chain, - , But no shield to parry any blow of Uoee who emit again. - -Her llmbe are like some pillars tall that deck the Eastern plain, . ... , .,. . . And aha is marching on.. fc ;p, .. Her hearing la aa regal as a goddess's may be, lor on her brow and in her breast site throned ma- God gave dominion unto, ur; jhe roles as wide as he, While she is marching on. " r- ; - t ' '"J I hare seen her lift her hand and break the fierce oppressor's rod; And where her smile has fallen, blood has crimson stained theaod; L And prejudice's victims were the chosen ones of God, " - - ' - - . -,,- Where she is marching on. , - The throbbing of her bosom la the hearing of the sea. . JWI, v - . . And the trailing of her garments Is the music of ine rree. Em step awakes the nations J for her name is Libkktt, Asa she Is marching en. At her coming every vestige of the olden night most nee, And passion'a reign surrender to the reign of nurttv. . We stand jtndfact the dawning of the era of the ireo . . t. i . For she is marching on. -J PRETTY MRS. OGILVIE. , AH the women ere jealous of her ' there is no doubt about that. The first time she appears in church with crisp mauve muslins floating aboqt her and a ' dainty mauve erection on her head, which . presumably she calls a bonnet, I know at once how -it will be.- And of course the other sex will range themselves -on her side to a man ; that is also beyond question. As she rises from her knees and takes her little lavender-gloved hands from her face and looks about her for a moment with a sweet shy glance, she ii simply bewitching; and I doubt if any male creature in our musty little church pays proper attention to the re sponses for ten minutes afterward. A - new face is a great rarity with us, and such a new face one might not see more than once in a decade, so let us hope we may be forgiven. - As I gaze at the delicate profile before me, the coils of golden hair, the com plexion like the inside of a sea shell, the ' slender milk-white throat and the long dark eyelashes, which droop modestly 'over the glorious gray eves, shall I own that I steal a glance of disapproval at Mary Anne my Mary Anne the part ner of my joys and sorrows for twenty years and the mother ef my six chil dren f Mary Anne's figure is some what overblown, her hair is tinged with fray, and the complexion of her good umored face is slightly rubicund. But she has been a good wife to me, and I feel, with a twinge of compunction, that I have no right to be critical, as I think of a shining spot on the top of my head, and of a little box I ' received from the dentist only month ago, carefully se cured from, observation. : But as we emerge from church I draw myself up ' and try to look my best as we pass the ' trailing native robes. ' Jack, one of our six, stumbles over the train, which gives me an opportunity of raising my hat and apologizing for the brat's awkward ness, and I am rewarded with a sweet ' smile and an upward glance out of the great gray eyes which is simply intoxi- eating. ' . ' " .' : ' " We must call on - Mrs. Ogilvie at once," I observe to Mary Anne as we proceed across the fields on our home ward walk. " It is my duty as her land lord to find out if she is comfortable. 8he is a lady-like person,".-1 continue, diplomatically forbearing to allude to ' the obvious beauty; "and I daresay, ' my dear, you will find her an agreeable neighbor." " Lady-like 1" cries my wife, with a rine of indignation in her voice. " I dorVt call it lady-like to come to a quiet country church dressed as if she were go ing to a flower-show. Besides, she is Bainted. A color like that can't be natural. But you men are all alike al ways taken with a little 'outside show and elitter." . " But, my dear," I remonstrate, " per haps she did not Know now very coun trified and bucolic our congregation is. I really do think it will be very unneieh borly it we don't call. It must be very dull for her to know no one." I ignore the remark about the paint, but in my Heart I give tne asaeruon an empnauc contradiction. V Mrs. Ogilvie. has rented a small cot tage which I own in the west-country village in which I am the principal doc tor. She is the wife of & naval officer who is away in our Flying Squadron, and has settled in our sleepy little ham let to live quietly during his absence. " All her references have been quite un- vMntinnaKltr-mif 4nrlwrl -alratfa .liflrtitlw known to our Squire, as is also her ab sent husband. "A splendid fellow he is." Mr.. Dillon tells me; V stands six feet in his stockings, and is as handsome as AdoIIo: indeed, I don't believe that for good looks yon could find such an other couple in England." The following day Mary Anne, with but little persuasion, agrees to accom- ' uanr me to the cottage to call on Mrs , Ogilvie. The door is opened by a neat maid-servant. She is at home, and we " are issued into the drawing-room, which we almost fail to recognize, so changed is it. ' Presently Mrs. Oglivie comes in, look ing, if possible, even lovelier than she did the day before. She is in a simple white dress, with here and there a knot vof blue ribbon about it; and' she has bit of blue also in her golden hair. Her manner is as charming as her looks, and as she thanks my wife with pleasant, cor dial words for being the first ot her neighbors to take compassion on her loneliness, l can see tnat my Mary Anne, " whose heart is as large as her - fieri re ..basely deserts, the female faction and " goes over to the enemy. Mrs. Ogilvie very young, still ouite a girl, though , sue a as oeen married mree years sni tells me. ' " It is dreadful Frank should have go away," she says, and the tears well up in her large gray eyes ; " that is the , worst. of the service. See ; here is his ('photograph," lifting a case from the table and handing it to Mary Anne. " he not handsome?" . . . . e He is most undeniable so, if the like-' . ness speaks true, and we both say so Mary Anne, with the privilegeof her sex and age, adding a word as to the beauty - 01 tne pair, " 0, yet," repliu Mn. Ogilvia with fili : it i ii in. - ill ii II i 1 1 1 1 II i - n I . m II I 11 1 ,T- .- ' ' i I . t , ' l. g. Gould, Publisher. ' - il Derotei to the Interests of tie Democratic Party an(tne Coflectioa of local antl General Nets. Terms, $1.50 per Annum, in Advance. , . ., ... .. - . ' ,. ii i J-V ac -rrr ; 1 : ; . . .-, ., , VOL.; XI-NO. 39. :; , EATON, OHIO, THURSDAY, J UJME i3, 1878. ' ; W a is to Is out the smallest embarrassment ; " we are always called the ' handsome couple.' " I suppose something of my astonish ment expressed itself in my countenance, for she smiles, and says: " I am afraid you think me very vain ; but I cannot help knowing that I am good looking, any more than I can help being aware that my eyes are gray, hot black, and that my hair is golden. It is a gift from God, like my talent, a valuable one too I think it, and I own that I am proud of it for my dear Frank's sake, who admires it so much." Yes, this is Mrs. Ogilvie's peculiar ity, as we afterwards discover in in tense and quite open admiration of her own beauty. , . ,.- . , . .. At first every one is astonished at this idiosyncrasy of hers, but in a little while we all come to laugh at it; there is something original and amusing about it; and in all other ways she is so charming . . " , . .. ' - My wife, with whom she speedily be comes intimate, tells me that she is sure she values her beauty more for her hus band's sake: than her own. "She evi dently adores him," "says Mary "Anne; "and h seems to think so much of her sweet looks. She says he fell in love with her at first sight, before he ever spoke to her." - But Mrs. Ogilvie has many more at tractions than are to be found in her face. She is a highly-educated woman, a first-rate musician, and a pleasant and intelligent companion, ana more? than all she has a sweet, loving disposition, a true heart at the core of all her ,little vanities. She is very good to k the poor in our village, and often when I - am on my rounds I meet her coming out of some cottage with an empty basket in her hand, which was full when she en tered it. . t , In- a quiet 'little neighborhod like ours such a woman cannot fail to be an acquisiti n, and. every one hastens to call on her, and many are the dinners and croquet parties which are inaugur ated in her honor. To the former she will not go ; she does not wish to go out in the evening during, her husband's absence much to my wife's satisfac tion, who approves of women being " keepers at home " and it is only sel dom that she can be induced to grace one of the croquet parties with, her presence. . . But. when she does she eclipses every one lse. She always dresses in the most exquisite taste, as if anxious that the setting should be worthy of the jewel the beauty which she prizes so highly. , She has been settled at the cottage rather more than two years and is be ginning to count the weeks to her hus band's return. '.We do not number them quite so eagerly, for when he comes he will take her away from us, and we shall miss her sorely, it is summer again a hot, damp Bummer; - it has been a very sickly summer, and my hands are full. T li nil have to tret a partner, my i dear," I said to my wife as I prepare to eo out If this goer on I shall have more to do than I can manage, lhere a nasty fever about which I don't like the look of; and if we don't have a change for the better in this muggy: weather, there is no saying what it may turn tor'.;. . v - - " I am triad all the bovs are at school," observed Mary Anne, " and I think I will let tne girls accept tneir aunt s invitation and go to her for a month." " It would be "a very good plan, and I should be glad if you would go, too. A little change would do you good." " And, pray, whoistoioox alter your- asks my wife, reproachfully. " Who to see that you take your meals properly, and don't rush off to see your patients, leaving yonr dinner untasted on the table!", ' : Mentally, I confessed that I should obably be poorly off without my Mary Anne; but it is a bad plan to encourage vanity in one's wife, so I say, " Oh, I should do very, well by myself;" and with a parting nod betake myself to my dailv duty." ' . , , " In the village I meet juts, vgnvie, basket in hand. She doesn't look well, and I say so.. " you have no Dusiness out in ine heat of the day," I tell her. What will your husband say, n ne aoes not find you looting your Dest wnen ne comes back." ' ' . . A shade comes over her face. '. Ah ! he would not be pleased," she says rather gravely; " he always likes to see me look my very best and prettiest." " Well, then, as your aoctoi, x must forbid vour doing any more cottage visiting iust at present. You are- not looking strong, ana going into tnose close nouses is not good for you. I will come and see you on my way back.' Which I do. i find there is nothing the matter with her: she is only a little languid ". You had -better send the children away to-morrow morning, Mary Anne, I sav as soon as I get in. " Mrs. Black is very ill, and I am afraid I cannot anite tell yet but I am afraid she is groin? to have smallpox.- Of course, shall have her removed at once, if I am fight jbufc- it- may prove not to be an isolated case, and it win oe as weu to sret the children out of the way, shall try and persuade every one in the village to be vaccinated to-morrow. " You will be clever if you manage that," says my wife. "I am afraid some of the people are very prejudiced against it You know, when the child ren were revaocinated three years ago, von could not persuade any ot the vil lagers, to be done at the same time." On the lollowing aay we aispatcn me children early to their aunt's, under the care of an old servant, and as soon as I have seen them off i go down to Mrs. Black's. To ray consternation, 1 una Mrs. Ogilvie just leaving the house. ' " l have Deen aisorjeaient, you see. she said ; gayly : , ''but I promised to bring Mrs. Black something early this morning ; and she seemed so iu yester day that I did not like to disappoint her. But I am not going to transgress orders again for Franks sake,"- she adds softly. I gave an internal groan. Heaven grant she may not have transgressed them once too often I And 1 hasten into thi? cottage, to find my worst fears con firmed. Mrs. Black has small-pox quite unmistakably. For some hours I am occupied in mak ing arrangements tor her removal to the infirmary, and in vaccinating such of mv poorer patients as 1 can frighten coerce into allowing me to do so; and is afternoon before I am able to go and look after Mrs. Ugilvie. . . She seems rather , astonished when inform her what my errand is that want to vaccinate her (for of course I not wish to frighten her by telling her about Mrs. Black); but she submits readily enough when I say that I have - 1 baud of a caw of imall-pox In a neigh' it boring village (which I have), and I think it would be a wise precautionary measure. , , " It is very good In you," she says in her pretty gracious way as she bares her white arm. " I have never been vaccin ated since I was a baby, so I suppose .it will be desirable." ' Desirable? I should think so, in deed 1 And I send up a prayer as I per form the operation that I may not be too late. I am so busy for the next few days that I am unable to go down to the cottage. One or two more cases of Bmall-pox in the village, and I am anxious and hard worked ; Dut Mary Anne tells me Mrs. Ogilvie has heard of Mrs. Black's removal and is dreadfully nervous about ' herself. " I hope she will not frighten herself into it, adds my wife. " it she hadn t contracted it before X vaccinated her. I think she is pretty safe," I reply ; " but there . is just the chance that she may have had the poison in her previously." . . , .. .. . , .- Almost as I speak a message comes from Mrs. Ogilvie, who " wishes to see me professionally." My heart sinks as I seize my hat and follow the messenger ; and with too good reason. I find her suffering from the. first symptoms of small-pox; and in twenty-four hours it has declared itself -unequivocally and threatens to be a bad case. I try to keep the nature of her illness from her, but in vain, due questions me clcsely. and when she disc vers the truth, gives way to a burst of despair that is painful to witness.-, "I shall be marked; I shall be hideous I" she exclaims, sobbing bitterly. "Poor Frank he will hate mel" In vain I try to comfort her, to con vince her that in not one out of a hun dred cases does the disease leave dread ful traces behind it; she ' refuses "to be consoled. And soon she is too ill to be reasoned with or indeed to know much of her own state. She is an orphan and has no near ralatives for whom we can send, so Mary Anne installs herself in the sick-room as head nurse; and .as I see her bending lovingly over the poor, disfigured face and ministering with tender hands to the ceaseless warns of the invalid, my wife is in my eyes beautiful exceedingly; - so .does the shadow of a good deed cast a glory around the most homelv countenance. For some time Mrs. Ogilvie's life is in great danger; but her youth and good constitution prevail against the grim destroyer, and at length 1 am . able to pronounce all peril past - . - . But alas, alasl all my hopes,- all my care, all my poor skill have been in vain ; and the beauty which we have all admired so much, and which has been so precious to our poor patient, is a thing of the past ' She is marked slightly it is true ; but the pure complexion is thick and muddy, the once bright eyes are heavy and dull, and the golden hair is. thin and luaterless. We keep it from her as long as we can, but she soon dis covers it in our sorrowful looks; and her horror, her agony, almost threaten to unseat her reason. My wife is with Eer night and day,' Watching Mr like a' mother, using every argument she can think of to console her, and above all counseling with gentle words submission to the ..will of God. But her misery, after the first shock, is not so much for herself as for the possible effect the loss of her beauty may have on her husband, who is now daily- expected. .His ship has been at sea, so we have been unable to write to him ; and only on his arrival in Plymouth Sound will he hear of his poor young wife's illness and disfigure ment. Before her sickness she had been counting the hours, now she sees every day go past with a shudder, feel ing that she is brought twenty-lour hours nearer to the dread trial. At length his vessels arrive, and I receive telegram telling me when we may ex pect him, and begging me to break the news genuy i ills wiie. cue receives lb with a flood of bitter -tears and sobs. crying out that he would hate and loathe her, and that she is about to lose all the happiness of her life. My wife weeps with her, and I am conscious of a choking sensation in my throat as we take leave of her halt an hour before Mr. Ogilvie is expected, and pray God to bless and sustain her. We are sitting in rather melancholy mood after dinner talking of the poor young husband and wife, when Mr. Ogilvie is announced, and I hasten to the door to meet him. She will not see me I" he says im petuously, coming in without any formal greeting. "She has shut herself into her room, and calls to me with hysterical tears that she is too dreadful to look upon, that I shall cease to love her as soon as I behold her, and that she can not face it" And then the strong man falls into a chair with a sob. " It is not so bad as that," I begin. " I don't care how bad it is," he cries; " she need not doubt my love. My poor darling will always be the same to me whether she has lost her beauty or not" Whereupon I extend my hand to him and shake nis heartily; and I know my wife has great difficulty in restraining herself from enveloping him in her motherly arms and embracing him. You-must resort tor stratagem," I say. " 1 will go down to the cottage at once, and you follow me in ten minutes with my wife. I will try and coax Mrs. Ogilvie to come out and speak to me and you must steal upon her unawares." Mrs. Ugilvie at hrst refuses to see or speak to me ; but I go up to her door and am mean enough to remind her of my wife s devotion to her and to en treat her, for her sake, to come down to me. " Where is Frank?" she asks. "I left him at home with Mary Anne," I reply, feeling that I am worthy of being a diplomatist at' the Court of bt. f etersbure. as she opens the door and descends the stairs. I take her out into the garden and .begin to reprove her for her conduct,, with assumed anger. She listens with eyes blinded by tears. I, on the lookout for it, hear the latch of the garden gate click ; but she absorbed in her sorrow, does not notice it. 1 look up and see t rank Ogilvie s eyes fixed hungrily upon his wife. Her changed appearance must be an awful . i i i v r i . v i . i i buock. ui nun ; um uo uearn it Draveiy and in a moment he has sprung forward. clasped her in his arms, and the poor scarred face is hidden on his true and loving heart! Then Mary Anne and I turned gently away, and leave him to teach her that there are things more valuable, of far higher worth, than any mere beauty of face or form. After all, we do not lose her, for Mr, Ogilvie comes into some money, leaves the navy and purchases a small estate in our neighborhood, on which they still reside. Mrs. Ogilvie is no longer young. and has a family of lads and la'ses around her who inherit much of their mother's loveliness. But one of the first things the teaches them Is not to set a fictitious value on it; " for," she says, " I thought too much of mine, and God took it from me." No one everhears her regret the loss of her beauty ; " for through that trial," she tells my wife, "I learned to know the true value of my Frank's heart.'? ., - , . She simply worships her husband, and is in all respects a happy woman.' In deed, seeing the sweet smiles which adorn her face and the loving light which dwells in her eyes, I am some times tempted to call her as of yore Pretty Mrs. Ogilvie.- The Carolinian Volcano. A .correspondent of the New York Sun says that Bald Mountain is a' knob on the eastern end of a spur jutting from the Blue Eidge, running across Mc Dowell County, North Carolina. ' It is about thirty miles from the South' Carolina border,' eighty from Georgia) and fully sixty from the Tennessee line. The unfinished Western North Carolina Railroad, from Salisbury to Asheville, runs within thirty miles of the moun tain. ' The famed Chimney Rock faces old Baldy, as it is called, and Vance's Nose flanks it on the west' ' All are celebrated peaks, and all are ribbed by rocks from three hundred to one thous and and two hundred feet high. Chim ney mountain and .-Vance's Nose are crowned with crags,, but old Baldy caps its cliffs with arable land, reached by a ridge on the east1 The most of this land is a cattle range owned by Mr. H. F. Alford. Although the highest and most celebrated, Bald Mountain is really the most insignificant of , the three pais. Vance's Nose, though . almost inaccessible, affords, one 'of the finest views in the State, and a cascade nine hundred and fifty feet high pours over ; the - face of the Chimney Mountain. The water is even: more beautiful than the Bridal Veil of Yosemite. 'It hugs the smooth rock in an exquisite, curve. The falling, water becomes milky foam, ; and the wind ruffles it into snowy wind- rows, which chase each other down the rock until lost in a shower of spray. The Broad River, a branch of the Con garee, sweeps between the peaks, and has cut a canon fully .two thousand feet in depth. -. .. . ', ; , , About six weeks ago Mr. Alford went up on Bald Mountain to . look after missing cattle. While passing through the woods, he stepped upon a line of red earth, and felt himself sinking in the ground. He caught the limb of a tree, and was saved, ihe earth caved in, re vealing a crack varying from one to six feet in width, and about one hundred and fifty yards long. It was a fresh crack. Mr. Alford had passed the line repeatedly within a fortnight, and found the earth solid. ' The secret of the miss ing cattle was explained. Trees had disappeared, and the ground around the crack gave a hollow sound. ' On his ap proaching the edge of the fissure, the earth cracked and crumbled, and the prudent farmer did not attempt to ascer tain its depth. He contented himself by building a fence on each side of the crevice, for the proteotlou of hi cows. The discovery, however, was quickly noised about A party of moonshiners or illicit whisky distillers visited the fissure and tried to fathom it , Huge stones were rolled into it Their crash ing died away -into muffled thunder and was finally lost Thereupon the moon shiners inferred that the -crack was unfathomable. - After a discussion over the strange noise that came from the bowels of the mountain four years ago, they were satisfied thatj the fissure was caused by an earthquake, and so de clared. A day or two afterward two negroes and a Norfolk drummer climbed the mountain. They hunted for the crevice with great diligence, but the drummer lacked nerve. He mistook the fames of an illicit still for sulphur, and beat a hasty retreat It was reported that he had discovered an old crater and been nearly suffocated with brimstone. lhe moonshiners declared that they had felt the shock of an earthquake, and predicted the eruption of a volcano. the country is thinly settled, out the rumors reached Hendersonvilie . and Asheville garnished in fine style, and were telegraphed to New York. . They said that Bald Mountain had been split in twain, described the crashing of rocks, splintering rjl - trees, and smell of sulphur, widened the 'fissure to thirty feet, and sent the inhabitants fleeing in every direction for safety. -.-' The writer visited the locality, accom panied by Mr. Taylor, of Spartanburg, S. C; Mr. J. M. Flack, of Chimney Rock, and Mr. McKJmley, of the Charleston Newt and Courier. The farmers in the vicinity seemed to know and care but little about the discovery. - Our only guides -were the moonshiners. - They sprang up like mountain cats. : The weather was very warm and the ridge very steep. We found the crack with out difficulty. It runs along the edge of the peak and not across it. Lhe crack extends along the shelf of the rock, five hundred feet from the verge. It resembles a crack in an im mense brickwork. The fissure is irregu lar. For some distance it is vertical, but afterward becomes horizontal and so re mains. It daily becomes longer, but does not increase in width. ' In no place i it wider than six feet Stones were thrown into it, and all were satisfied that they could hear them strike the bottom A slope of red clay on either side make it dangerous to examine the crevice, bui with some difficulty a log was thrown across, and au peered into its depths. Blank darkness alone could be seen. There was a smell of dead leaves, but no scent of sulphur. The ground was humpy, and " Awlford's" cat tle were watching our operations over the rough fence. it is evident that no earthauake has caused the break. , No one claims to have felt a shock since 1875, and persons living at the foot of the mountain de clare that they felt none at that time. The spring has been exceedingly wet, ana tnis unaouoteaiy accounts for the crevice. A week's rain might send mil lions of tons of rock down into the. val ley. In times past great blocks have fallen out Mr. Brackett, who lives at the foot of the mountain, says he has repeatedly seen these slides. One oc curred two weeks ago, causing a great uruauiug ana roaring, unimney "eak is gashed with fallen rocks. Arches a thousand feet long are left by them, and craggy hips and shoulders project from the mountain. Nor is this all. In two places a whole section of the mountain nas oeen spin into rocks and sunk nun areos ot feet below the top. The rock appears to be a coarse granite, lumpy with ,now4 - 1 . n ' ycs ana nssures are numerous. Within the caves the quartz is set; so regularly that it looks like the grain of th rV tv, a - -- --- .1110 urysuiis on- oubtedly lessen the adhesive qualities of the rock, and the slides and strange noises once heard in th ho.. t tSa Mountain are caused by th. action of water under the mountain, The rooks are undermined, and" sink, leaving caves and Crumbling peaks. ' lhe-whole country is a, network, of streams. Three great whirlpools from twelve to -twenty feet across, funnel themselves within half a mile of Bald Mountain FeHce-Eails, are sucked into them and never reappear, i Soundinn have been made, tut no bottom has been discovered. Probably the' ' strongest proof of the water theory are the wind crevices of Chimney-peak. -! A huge rock elbows its way to the surface a few hundred feet above the base of the mountain. This rock is cracked in three places. An icy wind rushes from two of these' crevices. Mandrakes, ferns, shrubs' and tops of trees six hundred yards away are shaken by, this wind. Mr. Freeman, living in a house a mile distant, declares that, his cheeks are fanned by this icy breeze while sitting in the archway of Jus log house. With all its strength the wind is steady; and tfe temperature the same both in winter and summer. The density of the cold air sends it down into the canon, mak ing, it a delicious retreat in dog dava. The cracks are from twelve to fifteen inches wide, and about twenty - feet long. - A few fop.tnf hltuitina- wonlrl tin. doubtedlv open a very Irkta nuvA ' ma. sibly resembling the ice caves of Mexico. The wind , comes so strong from tfi crevices that the hats of visitors are fre quently sent spinning down the side of the mountain, and the air is so cold that few breaths of it chilled me to the bone. .';. r 1 These crevices undoubtedly lead to- the interior of the mountain. Far above them, at the lase of the .cliffs, lie the great bat caves of the Broad River, a dozen in number. ; A steady stream of bats pour from their depths at twilight and circle around the" mountain. The natives say that there are millions of them, but our party explored one of the caves and. found very few. . Although this cave led under a rocky tower ap parently solid as iron, it was carpeted with angular boulders that had detached fhernaelves' from the interior of the rocky tower.4-Frequently the passages were sw narrow that we crawled through them , like serpents. .- After . going one hundred and fifty yards, the boulders were so large and packed so close, and our single candle so bad, that we turned back. . , A : , . . So much for Chimney Peak. ' The same' features mark -Bald Mountain. Caves are usually found in limestone formations, but we saw no evidences of limestone here. ' The water theory alone can account for the disturbances. Mr. McKimley,r of the Charleston Newt, Btumbled upon what he called volcanic cinders- or scoria. ' In great glee he loaded his wagon with the treasure, but quickly threw it into the street when he found that he had been prospecting over the site of an ancient blacksmith shop. , There are no signs of volcanic action in any of these mountains, but the North Carolinians are praying night and day for aneruption. They say that it wouldn't hurt anybody, and would be a great help to the State. The ex citement, four years ago was the -signal for a general religious revival. " Grave Robbing. |New York Tribune.| It is not often that the newspapers have to record a more painful story tban that of the violation of the tomb' of Hon. J, Scott Harrison, at North Bend, Ohio. The next day after the funeral Mr. John Harrison, going with others to the Ohio Medical College, in Cincinnati, in quest of another body known to have been stolen, actually found that of his father, naked, and dangling at the end of a rope I It had been buried with unusual precautions. Heavy stone slabs had been cemented over it. A special guard had been placed at the tomb. The shock to the son' thus suddenly confronted by the corpse of his father, in such a place and after it had been subjected to such indignities, and in spite of all his pious care, must have been terrible. The whole narrative, in this matter-of-fact age, is like a chapter in " The Mysteries of TJdolpho," or a scene in the dramas of John Webster. ucn an incident encountered in a ro mance would now be regarded as a vio lation ' of the canons of good taste, and as a gratuitious outiage upon the sensi bilities of the reader. The indignant public will be likely to hold the managers ot the Uhio Medical College responsible for the revolting in sult to one of the strongest instincts of mankind.- VI course, extenuations ana excuses will not be wanting. We shall be told that medical education can' not go on without subjects that in secur ing the necessary . Supply, , the schools must run the risk of being imposed upon, But if anatomy and physiology can not be taught without the perpetration of hideous crimes, then medical education must be sriven up. though its abandon ment should send us back to the limited science of Galen and Hippocrates, Again, if the managers of medical schools run the risk of participating in sacrilege, they must be prepared to take the consequences. The sanctity of the tomb has always been -admitted by ail civilized and by most savage nations. There is no room for argument there is no opportunity for discussion.: lhe public would not permit schools of medi cine to exist' if robbery of the grave were the condition of their perpetuation, It. therefore, becomes those to whom their care is committed, to be cautious of the methods employed in supplying their dissecting-rooms with bodies. There are ways by which these may be legally obtained, and no others should in the least be countenanced Dy tne iac- ulties. They have no right to deal with suspicious persons. They can not trans fer their responsibility to lamtors. J. hey chiefly will be held amenable by a sen sitive public. Nothing but the utmost precaution on their part can prevent stringent and maybe not over-wise legis lation of a kind iiaeiy to put a stop to dissection altogether. Already in Eng land there is a considerable party of scientific men who regard it as unneces sary, and who hold that sufficient in struction may be imparted through the medium nf models and diagrams. There will be plenty of converts to this doctrine, some of them intelligent anu some otherwise, after two or three more TOntalifce that at North Bend. That some different and stricter system is de sirable is evident. Such a horror as this infest miA - nncht to be next to im possible. Paw a. man swim in oilT This ques tion was practically solved the other day by a workman empioyeu m u uu manufactory of Nice, who fell into tank of olive oil nine feet deep. He wna n o-rnnrt swimmer, but he went to the bottom like a plummet, and was only saved from drowning by the timely aid of a comrade. Oil is too light to swim in: it is not. sufficiently buoyant, and does not offer the resistance neces sary to keep a man afloat, GENERAL LAWS. GENERAL LAWS. Passed by the Sixty-Third General Assembly of Ohio, at its Regular Session, Begun January 7, and Closed May 15, 1878. a 1. To strike the wold." white" from the indltts laws. ' S. -A uthortzisg perment to be made of conrpensa- tlon to certain Boards of figoalizauon (UnclnnaU) and tbeir assistants. 8. Makiog an appropriation for advertising pre- posea amendments 10 me constitution, 4. Making partial appropriations for the year 1878 '(for Adjutant General's office, and expenses of the miuua oraerea oui in isrj. .. 6. To establish a Board of Fire Commissioners in certain titles (Cincinnati). 0. Prescribing proceedings in cases in Probate Court wherein the Probate Judge is interested in any manner. T. To redistrict certain cities of the second class (Dayton) lor representation in council, ete, ----- 8. To maintain or assist in maintaining certain libraries it, certain cities (Cleveland). . 9. Directing the Adjatant General to ascertain the number of soldiers' unmarked grayes in Ohio, for the purpose of baring durable i monuments erected. . . 10. -.Authorizing the Board of Poblio Works In certain cities (Cincinnati) to appoint the City Auditor. 11. Prescribing proceedings for making a town ship liable for medical service to paupers. , 13. To provide for tbe better organization of cor porations designated as theWldow's Home and Asy lum for Aged and Indigent Women. IS. Authorizing the Commissioners of certain counties to levy an additional poor tax. 14. To repeal the registration section of the law for the registration of voters. 15. To reorganize the Ohio Penitentiary 1 16. Authorizing the Governor to appoint twenty one trustees of any college, seminary or academy incorporated under the laws of Ohio, for which there shall be no provision of law for filling vacan cies in the Board of Trustees. -The bill specially .applies to Beverly College. 17. To provide for keeping in repair gravel and macadamized and volunteer roads. 18. Requiring Township Trustees to erect guide boards. - -i- 19. Prescribing rates of taxation by Comity Com missionerB for road and bridge purposes. 20. Authorizing Commissioners of certain coun ties to keep in repair frte turnpikes. , 21. Making appropriations lor deficiencies and partial appropriations for the year 1878. - v . 22. Authorizing any benevolent, educational, Senal or reformatory Institutions to receive girls, evises and bequests. 28, To authorize the Trustees of mutual protec tion associations of Patrons of Husbandry to move their office.- - - - . ... 24. To so amend Section of the Homestead Ex emption Law as to provide for appraisement of tbe 1 homestead once in two years, at the instance of the judgment debtor. irt. xo re-enact section soi tne t rooate court act of 1853, as amended April 9, 1868. 28. To punish the offenses of advartising profes sional services to procure divorces. 27. Prescribing tne mode oi fixing compensation of deputy county officers and clerks In certain coun ties tnamiitoni. - 98 Anthnrlvinff the Townahln TriMtjuw af tnv township in this State io levy a tax to purchase s fiearae and erect a vault. - - -29. Authorizing Courts to appoint Assistant Pros ecuting Attorneys. 80. Limiting thecompensation of Township Trus tees and Township Clerks. 81. To amend Section 2 of the Mechanics' Lien law so that liens shall take effect for two years from tne aate ot tne nrst item or laoor penormed, ana there shall be no homestead exemption against it. 82. Reouirina that anv vote taken under the law for establishing Children's Homes shall not be at a general election. . 88. Regulating the payment by the- county of costs in criminal cases. , 84. Fixing tbe time prescribing tne manner of performing two days' work on the highways. 85 Reoulrina Boards of Education in citv districts of tbe second class to be voted for at the time and place of municipal elections. 86. authorizing incorporated villages and cities to purchase stesm fire engines, etc. 87. Reorganising the Board of Aldermen in cer tain cities (Cincinnati). , . 88. Prohibiting the selling of pools or making oi wagers on elections. . 89. Providing for subdivisions of election districts in cities. 40. To reorganize the Reform School for Boys. ; 4f. To reorganise the Asylum for the Insane. '- ' 42 To authorize the Secretary of State to re issue to corporations charters that have been lost or destroyed 48 Autl Authortrfpg gnardlsM ot hahoHlw to sell real I estate and complete real contracts. 44. To ehaDge certain specific times for holding the Court of Common Pleas in Fairfield, Hocking and Perry Counties. 45. To create an additional Judge of Common Pleas in Franklin County. 46. Fixing the time of holding an additional term of District Court in Jackson County. 47. Providing tor tne election ot local bcnool in- rectors. ...... 48. limiting the powers of Prosecuting Attorneys to enter iv.UtproMqve. - 49. To amend Section 9 of the General Incorpora tion Act,- excluding from its provisions " camp meeting, Sunday-scbool, temperance, religions and reformatory associations," and adding library as sociations, associations to protect birds and game, for protection of horses and other live stock, and prosecution of theft of the same, etc 60. Limiting the aggregate compensation of Road Supervisors. 61. Prescribing the mode of control of joint sub school districts (Section 86 of School Law. 62. 4,uthonzlpg vacation and repair oi turnpixe and plank roads which are suffered to be oat of re pair, and to establish them as county roads. 68. Authorizing certain cities of the first and sec ond class to expend one-half the bridge tax raised Dv county levy. 64. Authorizing County Commissioners to buy the right to take toll on toll roads. - s -. Autnonzing tne uarsnai oi certain villages to act as Street Commissioners. 66. For the better regulation of lire insurance eomnaniea. 66. Requiring compensation to be paid to com panies owning toll roads before compelling the re moval ot any gate mt naa oeen uruugn wiium uie limits of a municipal corporation by annexation of territory. ta. to nrevent iraud in tne sale at rertmzera. 69. Changing the time for holding the Court of Common Pleas (second term) for Mercer and Van wen counties. 60. Prescribing proceedings for enlarging or im proving town halls. 61. Providing for the reorganization ot Longview Asylum, x " -. 62. Fixing the pay of township Assessors at two dollars a day. 63. Changing the time of holding the Supreme xerm oi common fleas in ranaiin uouniy. 6i. Authorizing Boards of Education in certain cities (Cleveland) to appoint library committees and levy taxes. 63. 10 reduce fees and salaries of officers 01 cer tain counties (Columbiana), 66. Providing for indexing pending salts and executions not dormant. 67. Providing for control and cleaning of streets in certain cities (Cincinnati). ba. io compel owners oi hedge fences on partition nes and along public highways to keep the within certain limits. - Prescribing proceedings for patting and keep ing turnpike and plank roads in repair. ,0. Prescribing penalties lor catching fish except oy noox ana line. 71. Autnonzing a temporary loan lor street Clean ing in certain cities (Cincinnati). 72. Authorizing certain incorporated v11iages(91t. Gileadl to borrow money and build a railroad. 73. To authorize tne sales ot railroads in certain iaea( Toledo and Woodvlllel. 7'. Providing for the payment of the oast of building levees to protect lands from overflows in certain cases (Franklin County). 75. To authorize certain cities (Cincinnati) to is sue two millions of bonds to complete a railway. 76. Authorizing associations for tbe manufacture of lifeboats, etc.. to become incorporated. 77. Autnonzing uounty uommissioners to appoint Trustees oi public nails in certain cases. 78. Providing for the creation of joint sub-school districts. 79. Making it unlawful to pay the wages of labor in barter at prices higher than the cash price of goods sold. 80. Authorizing Townshio Trustees to procure, by purchase or otherwise, materials for road pur poses. 81. Giving precedence on the Court Docket to civil cases in which the State is a party. 82. Reorganizing Ohio Agriculture College,' and changing tne name to unto e-tate u niversity. 83. Authorizing incorporauon of wool Growers' Associations. 84. Providing for ascertaining and locating the boundary lines between Ohio and Pennsylvania. 86. Authorizing private Cemetery Association brought within the corporate limits of incorporated villages to become incorporated. 86. Authorizing County Commissioners to grade and i mn rove unfinished turnnike roads. 87. Direct how cities of the first-class, having ac cepted property or funds upon condition of estab lishing and maintaining an astronomical observa tory shall provide tor tne support d tne 88. Providing that in any assig iment case evi rjeraon having nerformed labor ,uring tbe pi f t . 1. i .... - .,,.11 h. -.UlaJ '..1 payment (not exceeding 1300) before paying other claims. 89. Authorizing certain dries (Zanesville) to in clude Children's Home as part-and parcel ef such eity. 90 To provide for the administration of property given for the promotion of science, art, and like purposes, ant. to protect me same rrom waste. 91. Authorizing certain cities (Cincinnati) to levy a tax by the Board of Education to pay interest and principal of bonds issued for University purposes. 92. Authorizing transfers of special funds in eity, county, village or other local treasury, when the object for which the fund was raised has been ac complished and paid for. 93. To change the Common Pleaa districts of the State, and give greater efficiency in Courts. 94. Prohibiting payment of wages by any scrip token, check, draft or certificate of indebtedness not payable in money. 9-. To punish offenses by school teachers against the chastity of pupils. 96. Authorizing certain courts to employ steno- grapners. 97. To reorganize the Girls' Industrial Home. 98. To organize the Institution for the Blind. 99. To revise and consolidate the statute relating to procedure in Probate Court 100. Requiring Clerks of the Courts of Common fleas to provue pou-boost and tall y-t bests lor ales taws - 101. Prescribing duties ef Csunty Commissioners in certain counties (Hamilton. 102. To reorganize the institutions for the educa tion ot tne deal ana dumb. 103. To amend Section 60 of the school law, re peal section as in meronce .to , separata colored schools. ... 10 U Prescribing proceedings by sub-contractors and material men to enforce liens in their fsvor. 105. Authorising a division of road tax between rree turnoiaes ana common roada. 106. Prescribing the salary of the Superintendent of the Reform school for Boys. 107. To prohibit the bringing ef anits of attach ment in places distant from the geaidences of pcr- ties. 108. To authorize the election of two additional judges in tne nrst Judicial District Hamilton County. . ' 109. To repeal the act of 1877 requiring a record of chattel mortgages. 110. To authorize the appointment of an Assis tant Prosecuting Attorney in certain counties (Loess). 111. The core of defects in proceedings for the establishment of ditches. 112. To prohibit and punish the Importation into the State of Ohio of animals having the Texas and Spanish fever. -' - 113. Authorizing the Council of certain cities (Cleveland) to levy a tax for Sinking Fund. 114. Providing for annointmeni of Trustees of charitable institutions managed by women. lia. Authorizing Townahip T"fta .to procure lands lor cemetery purposes. " 116. Authorizing the Councils of certain cities (Toledo) to issue a tax for a sinking fund. - 117. Authorialng any Turnpike Company to sub divide its road and organize a company for each county in which the road lies. amine Morgan raid claims. , us ureaung a commission oi Ptateomeers to ex jiy. Denning as public certain drains and water courses, when dedicated by private agreement or publlcact. 120. loautnorize 8 temnorarv loan fnr mwer rir- poses in certain cities (Cincinnati). , 121. Authorizing certain eitiea (Zanaavilhri tnenn. solidate with public schools privately endowed Schools . ..... .,. ,.;. 122. Fixing the salary of Infirmarr Director in certain cities (Cincinnati). ..(-,-. . . izs. io pro viae tor a record in boot form or tbe military records in the Adjutant-General's office nf all persons who served in the armies of the United States during the rebellion. 124. To Twdi strict tha Rtata Into Rnim VI... districts. . .; - 125. To snnronriata mnnev fnr thji ranafr nf th Poblle Works. 126. To reoraaniza th 8oldira tM flallnr.' Borne at Xenia. 127. To revise and codify the statutes relating to taxation. ' 128 To revise and codify the laws rolatlne- to practice in the Probate Courts. 129. 10 revise and codify the lawa relating to the militia. - 180. To revise and codify the lawa nlatlna- to practice in Probate Courts. lol. Io revise the lawa of nrofiednre In JoittW and Mayors' Courts. . 132. To revise the code of civil procedure. 133. To revise the laws relating to mnnicfnal erw. poratlons. . - , , 14. i ne uenerat Appropriation Bin. 136. To reorganise the Board of Public Works. ' 186. Prohibit! njr insurance camnaniea adontinv the names of ether companies. - is, xtequinnff tne superintendent of Insurance. to makeCannuai examination of the condition ef life insurance companies; also limiting them to a four per cent banis in computing assets. - ' 18V Requiring life insurance companies, as a con dition of doing business in the State, to waive the right to take suits to the United States Court. 189. Authorizing certain cities (Cinclnnatil to take a second voteon a two million loan. 140. Reouiring officers for Stats, ennnrr and mu nicipal offices to be voted for on the same ticket, whenever voted for at the same election. 141. Redistrictifig the State for reoresentation in Congress. 1(2. KeorganiziDE the institution for Imbecile Tenth. ' 148. Making aonronriations far ex Denies of com mittees. ' 144. Providing for the eare of libraries in certain cities (Portsmouth.) iso. rixing tne mode or. annrom-iatma nav nf deputy county officers. funds. - 146. Autnonzing certain cities to invest sinking 147. Defining the Dowers and nrescrlblns- the duties of tbe Board of Public Works. 148. To punish false pretenses in negotiating com- mercial nanerlfraudnlentlv ohtained. 149. Creating the office of Inspector of Dlaminat ingOils. . loo. a oousning coroners innea. - - - lrijj'f,V" 161. Requiring State, county and municipal 1 aVthe i election, to be' voteA tormi thananu, ticket. 152. Providing for keeuinc hi rercair traveled or other improved roads. 163. Authorizing yachting ana other sporting ss sosiationa to become incorporated. If 4. Giving prioilty of payment in assignment cases to persons who nave performed labor. 1' 5. To punish frauds in manufacture and sale of butter, cheese and oleomargarine. - - - 166. Giving Township Trustees eare of burial grounds. - io- rrescrioing minimum amount on wnicn mu tual insurance companies may be org wised. . loe. Autnonziog women to practice Jaw. The Intelligent Compositor. |Burlington Hawkeye.| The night is waning, and the hash of inspiration maces the sanctum solemn. The news editor nas iust written him self a New York dispatch telling all about the sea serpent. The political editor is just closing a crusher full of blood and thunder, and winding up with a terrific exposure. The proof reader is opening a new case of pencils, for the purpose oi mamng au tne errors in six lines of proof. The funnv man.' from the tearful expression of his Borrowf ul countenance, is known to be in the throes of a joke. 1 he joke is born, ana this is its name : . , : 1 A man died in Atchison, Kansas, last, week, from eating diseased buffalo meat. A clear case of suicide death from cold bison." Enter the intelligent compositor. " This Atchison item, what is this last word?" To him, the funny man " Bison." Intelligent compositor "B-i-B-o-nT'! Funnv man " Yes." ,- ' The intelligent compositor demands to be informed what it means, and the riaina-taking funnv-man, .-with many tears, exolains the loke. and with great elaboration, shows forth how it is a play on "cold pisen." " Uh. yes," ays tne intelligent com- .nJ ' -i Cnt tf nn "jvilH Doison. . Funnv man groans, takes the proof, seeks the intelligent compositor and ex plains that he wishes not only to make a play on the word " pisen " tut also on the word " bison." - " And what is that V asked the in telligent compositor. The funny man patiently explains that it means " buffalo." - . . - .-..' "Oh, yesl" shouts the Intelligent compositor. " Now I understand." Mortified funnyman retires, and goes home in tranquil confidence and growing fame. " Paper comes out in the morning "cold buliaio." . Tableau Bed fire and slow curtain. 1 Among the minor industries of the great cities that of picking up things in the street ' is not tne least lucrative. Besides the rubbish, stumps of cigars, for instance, which are turned to ac count, articles of real value are dropped dailv by their owners. In Paris the total number of articles found on the public highway and deposited by the Prefecture of .Police during the year 1877 amounted to about sixteen thou sand, of which four thousand six hun dred and fifty were purses, bracelets. watches, jewelry and gold and silver ob jects of various descriptions. The ac tual cash contained in the purses found amounted to $14,710.8(1, to say nothing of the money value of the trinkets, watches and other articles. very small proportion of this property k ever returned to its owners. The police do their best, by advertisement in the newspapers, to publish the discovery of the lost articles, with but very uttle effect, and, after a certain time, most of them are handed over to tbe hnders. Tee American paragrapher may be spoken of lightly by solemn and incom petent writers, but he has made a great many valuable discoveries. In the Phil adelphia Bulletin he reveals the' fact, never before observed, that even as long ago as the days of Solomon hand-organ music was held in contempt; because that excellent judge says, " The sound of Graphic. RATES OF ADVERTISING: - Sascar --11-w tV.il m I lnch. s loch..,, a l-b tint J oo 3 90 4 on 3 011 Men SOU as ml $8 SO f en I M 3 so 4 Ou 4 001 4 90! 00 lean II 90 It 00 19 00 17 90. S inch, II 00 Mcol. on S 01 it on ai an os 30 11 2! OOl 44 SO -son 30 m Mas eoi 1 col. 7 ROilOOO la on IB WIS 00 a go tn !06 ino m Business card of five lines or leas. 1$ per annum. ' Lewi norJcal cauls per line each insertion. Simple announcements of msrriages and deaths, and church and benevolent society no, Ices lns-rted Ires. Any additions to obi wary aoticea. will be charged five centa per line. Fsvors must bs hao-led In as early as Tnsaday morning to insure insertion tbestznewney Cbuimanlcs'l ina upon subjects of general or looal -am y.ll-u.wt.; ; . . , .. ... RATES OF ADVERTISING: SARCASM. l W i eaUsd'oae evening last antnnui f 'i- , On a demoiselle " trateeu;" .-. In conversation brave and gay ' ; The time paeed pleasantly away . f . .- yti, lilt tne nour naa some to go .-if : Then a pensive mood eameo'er me; ,,., ' I remarked with many a sign, ' ' " The frost and eoM will soon be here, , . ; The landscape changed to brown and sere. And all things green wlU djle. , .8he looked sweetand svmrnthwHn, it And the tears stood in her eye. A alMt murmured tn U vntM Hiwfn" w . -' 7i-in- her lily hand In mine. -. ' i-.'iV "I'msorrr, W good-hyej"., J ;IC EVERY-DAY SPICERIES. Two heads are better tban one." said the thief, as he ciawled out of. the Derrick. UNE of our i oncers horsemen calls his latest purchase Regulator, .because all the other horses go by him. Yonkert uazene. - - Paksoh jABPKtf"1anrtgritrrEeun do move." - It has moved us to buy a patent awning and a double-actioh fan. Breakfast Table,- i ,. ..;,.;. j, ; There is something inexpressibly sad about the music of a- church .organ while the collection , is being taken up. Eapkeruack ifwfla.,, New Yorkers go a long distance to find a man to be honored. They are about to put up a monument in memory " of Cervantea.sRworti'iev Havb tbe times unproved ahyu The pectacle is still presented of men. going from one saloon to another looking anx-iously for. work. Newark CalL,yy- A saddle-horse in the habit of break- insr nis mtcn-strao and running away should be called Timon, because Tlmon tied waits for no man. W Vtty JJemck. The inventor of the' phonograph is married, and" sftpcrrlation needn't get lost trying to fina out where he probably' got the first bint of the ' talking back -a... lit J.f..l uaiities oi, nis jnanni on. rimaaeipma Pott. - It it? 1- ,,--.Kti-,,.J ;.4T -It is now that the sentimental young ladv wanders through' tiie garden and throws her delicate eyes on the budding roses, and wondem-u last year s straw hat will-stand remodeling for t this 'sum mer. Puck, , :.., t ..,-. 'a'r j, - : Tlvf i TTHH a Pif.tKririTo- woman bontrht a cream pie for her husband, instead of a mutton pie,"TTe 'attacked her with a hatchet Ex',':-He " was' determined to have a chop in some shape. Philadel phia Bulletin. " " Snronra is . recommended as a cure for sea sickness. Buffalo Erprcu. A good ballad for marine stomach tie dif ficulties would be " I give tHee all, I can no more, though poor-the ottering he. Y. Uommercutk - " Ir you want to sleep well, lay i your feet to the South, ' says a medical jour- ' nnl. If vou have big feet we suppose you have a right to lay it to sometking, but hasn't the pool- South had enough laid to it? Cincinnati Saturday Night. - Trickett, the famous English sculler, has lost two of the fingers of his left hand while handling a casK of beer, and bis rnrffr ri s ripr will frfl rv t fnV to, which should be a warning to every ' sculler to3tick to- ahf-sonll -Syramu- Courier, ... v.- ,4,,-;: :(. ) I'll tell-vou-how it was," said Mr. Barelmeyer, dolefully, - .', When I went into partnership with, that feller Skin nemlhad the money, and ne had the experience, but when we quit, hi had the money and 1 naa tne experience.- Breakfast Table. ,.' . . . A if as who was ; knocked down . the , other day by an omnibus, was asked if he was hurt, and replied, V No." Well, 1 thought you must be," said his friend. dusting him carefully, "loryou aciea rather odd and confused." "Ah II, acted so because I was stage-struck." Com- mercial Bulletin. ' ' ' ' ' ''- '''' '' When1 this happy-go-lucky old world ,' 193 IWlfm voars nfrl. about twice a week the newspapers will chronicle the sorrows of another father and mother who locked their children in the house, : and then went visiting, returning to find the house in ashes. - And, oy tne- . way, the children also. Hawkeye, r " j When you find a man who claws over all of the papers . on , the desk, looks through the drawers, searches every pocket in his clothes, and explores -the ' regions above his ears in search of his lead pencil, and finally finds it between his teeth, don't lend nim moneyhe is absent-minded. Keokuk Constitution. Just think I Suppose, when once I view . - The heaven I've tolled to win,(,ft ; . A lot of unsaved sinners too, Come walfcta' grandly in! ' i,Tif -An' acta to home, same as if they Had read their title clears :ui v,i v An' looks at me, as if to aay " We're glad to see you herel" Asif tosay, " While yon have Vm " 80 fast to toe the mark, , .J WewaitedtlUitrained.sui'then-.-.,,... . Got tickets for the ark 1" ' ' -. ', -v j .: . , WiU OarteUm. '-". Air old lady from the country, upon seeing a placard in a store-window an nouncing - " one price' for all," was mightily aisappointea wnen sne went in and discovered that instead of being able to buy, all in the window for one , 1 1 1 L.I, 1 . . 11 aoiiar ana a nan, sne must uay . one price" for one article. And now you cannot 'disabuse her mind of the idea that some storekeepers will lie. To lend a man " a quarter " politely, requires considerable coolness and ; self-control- - To be slow and ceremonious about it implies distrust: to slap down the coin with a " bang" indicates irrita tion, while to search all your pockets in succession conveys the impression that you will be left penniless by the transac tion. A smiling, quiet promptness marks the gentleman in this crisis. Neu York World. ' - :-- - A Stauntoh man writing home from York, Penn., says: "The customs of the people differ greatly from those of the people at home nearly ' all the males, old and young,- smoke and chew tobacco. They raise tobacco and manu facture a great many cigars. At their tables the people do not use much, cere mony. Their hospitality is profuse. I have been in communities where : they make more fuss over . a. herring,.- than these people would over a roasted hog." Richmond State. i i- "My son, yon should rise with the sun," said the old gentleman, knocking at the door. "Governor,"i mumbled a youthful voice from under the bed clothes, " 1 fear you never studied the Gopernican-.thfxiiryrrtJiesun vdoes not . rise or otherwise . move' " Well, it don't need books to tell me that is true of my son!" returned the blunt paternal, turning away. And the young collegian concluded that possibly " the old man " was naturally just about as smart as hit boy." N. Y. Commercial Advertiser. " Always leave a door the way you find it," says an exchange. . " The owner certainly knows best whether he wants it open or shut" A Fort Wayne man failed to heed the advice and now he will have to guess at the taste of straw berry shortcake for the next three years. He found a door closed one night, and opened it with a crowbar.