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MILKS W. TATB.
PETTIS & TATE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
JL hn, Street, TIOtfESTA , r.i .
A TTOnVF.Y AT T,AW. on Cltv. Pn.
J"V Will practice In tho various Courts of
r orost County. All husinoss entrusted to
li csro will roeclvo prompt attention.
W. W. Uuon, Oeorg A, Jenk,
TtoM4t r. nraokvlllo, Tm.
Mason, A Jenks,
ATTOTtNKYS AT LAW. Oulce on Kim
Street, above Walnut, Tiouosln, l'a.
C. W. Gllflllan,
ATTOrtNKY AT LAW, Franklin, A'e
nano Co., Pa. tf.
J. . HARMS, D. D. FASHETT,
HAllJtlH C FASSETV,
Attorneys at Law, Tltusvtlle Penn'a.
"PRACTICE In all the Courts of Warren,
X Crawford, Forest and Venango Coun
W. P. Mcrcilllott,
ATTOTiNEY A COUN.HKLOU AT LAW
Tionosta, Pa. Office on Elm Street.
Tho professional services of tho Hon. H.
P. Johnson can bo secured through mo If
desired In any business entrusted to me in
Forest Co. Collections promptly attended
to. Also Ileal Estuto Agent.
MITTEL, Proprietor, Elm St., Tio-
nesta, l'a., at tho moutli of thecrcek,
Mr. Ittlo has thoroughly renovated tlio
Tionosta House, and re-furnished It com
pletely. All who patronizo him will bo
woll entertained at reasonable niton, iiO ly
DltLACIC I'ROrniETOn. Opposite
Court House, Tionesta, Pu. Just
opened. Everything new anil clean and
frosh. The best of liquors kept constantly
m hand. A portion of the public patron
'nie Is respectfully solicited. 4-17-ly
, nnOXESTA. PA., opposite tho Depot.
A C. 1. Mable, Proprietor. Good Nta
blind connected with tho houso. tf.
Tl DIOUTK, Pa., J. 1 M AOI.K, Troplo
torn. Tho houso hashed! thoroughly
refitted and is now in the llrst-elnss order,
with tho best of accommodations. Any
nforniatiou coneorninjr Oil Territory lit
this point will bo ehoorfiillv furnished,
-fy J. it D. MAOKR,
IOWEU TI1UOUTE, Pa., I). S. Hams
J PEKi. .V Son Prop's. This house having
been relitod is now the most desirable stop-
JiiiK place in Tidiuuto. A good Billiard
loom attached. 4-1 v
XRVIN'ETON, PA. W. A. Hallenbnck,
Proprietor. This hotel is New, and Is
ow open as a first class house, situate at
(injunction of the Oil Creek Allegheny
ktivorand Philadelphia A Erie Hull roads,
pposite tho Depot. Parties having to lay
vcr trains will find this tho most conveii-
ent hotel in town, with first-eluss aucniu
iiodationg and roasonablo charges. tf.
Dr. J. L. Acorrtb,
PHYSICIAN AND SITROKON, who lias
had fifteen years' experience in a largo
and successful practice, will attend all
Professional Calls. Ofllce in his Drug anil
Grocery Store, located in 'J'idiouto, near
IN HIS STORE WILL BE FOUND
A full assortment of Medicines, Liquors
Tobacco. Cigars, Stationery, Glass, Paints,
Oils, Cutlery, and fine Groceries, all of tho
best quality, and will be sold at reasonable
JI. R. BURGESS, an experienced Drug
gist from New York, has charge of tiio
Store. All prescriptions put up accurately.
iSO. A. PALS, Fwit. J. T. DALE, Cuhkr.
Tionesta, Forest Co., Pa.
This Rank transacts a General Ranking,
Collecting and Exchange llusiness.
Drafts on tho Principal Cities of the
United States and Europe boughtandsold.
Gold and Silver Coin and Government
Securities bought and sold. 7-30 Bonds
converted on the most favorable terms.
Interest allowed on time deposits.
Mur. 4, tf.
Lloyd & Son,
WATER STREET, TIONESTA, PA.
IT AVE JUST OPENED an extensive
FLOUR AND FEED,
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS,
"Which they offer to the public at rates as
low as can be ottered by any other estab
lishment in town. Give us a call before
0-3m. LLOYD A SON.
SLOAN & VAN GIESEN.
Corner of Clrch and Elm Streets,
TIONESTA. I A.
This firm is prepared to do all work in
lis line, and will warrant everything dono
hi their simps to give satisfaction. Par
ticular attention given to
Give them a trial, and you will not re
gret it. 13-ly.
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VOL. V. NO. 10.
D. W. CLARK,
(COMMrsSIONKn's CLERK, FOItKsT CO., PA.)
11 EA L EST A TB A G EXT.
HOUSES and Lots for Sale and UENrp
Wild Lauds for Salo. 1 .
I have superior facilities f..r ascertnining
the condition of tnxos and tax deeds, iVc,
and nm therefore qualiHcd to net intelli
gently as agent of those living at a dis
tance, owning lands In tho County,
Ofllce In Commissioners Kooin, Court
House, Tionesta, Pa.
4-41-ly. D. W. CLARK.
r.nw. nmrmnn. r-rr.t.
K- l. DITHHIIHJK, TreM.
T. A. VRinirT, Burr.
OKO. W. nil IIIIIIX1R,
THE SUPERIOR LUMBER CO.,
Pino Lumber, Lath, Shingles &c.
Mills on Tionrsta Creek, Forest Co., Pa.
Yards k Office cor. 12A & Rail Road Sis.,
Jos. Y Saul,
PRACTICAL Harness Maker and Sad
dler. Three doors north of Holmes
House, Tionesta, Pa. All work Is war
It D. DITHRIIaS
FORT PITT GLASS WORKS.
Established A. D. 1827.
DtTHEltPGE & SQcC,
Dithridge's xx Flint Glass
Silvered Glas3 Reflectors.
These chimneys do not break by heat.
Ask for DiTHitinoEs. Tako no other.
DITHRIDG1C fc SON,
25-ly. Pittsburgh, Ta.
Xcw Itoardiiip; HoiUiC.
MRS. S. S. IIULINGS has built, a larKo
addition to her house, and is now nro-
pareil to acommodiiteaiiumberornerina-
nent boarders, and all transient ones who
may favor her with their patronage A
(rood stable has recently been built to nc
coinmodato tho horses of pucsts. I'liariios
reasoimtlo. Residence on Kim St., oppo
site S. Haslet's store. iy-ly
S. S. JONES
GROCERY AND PROVISION STORE
GEO. W. B0VARD&G0.
HAVEjustbroualiton a complete and
carefully selected stock of
and everything necessary to the complete
stock ofa tirst-classtirocory House, which
iney navo openeu out at tlielr establish
ment on Elm St., first door north of M. K.
and rnoriszoxs of a ll kisd-
at the lowest cash pricos. Goods warrant
ed to be of the best quality. Call and ex
amine, and we believe we can suit von.
GEO. W. iiOVAKD 4 CO.
Jan. 9, '72.
A JI I II A C L 13 !
Mr. Samuel Roll, of W. E. Rchmertx
Co., Wholesale Hoot and Shoe Manufactur
ers, 31 Fifth avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa., has
been attlicted with chronic rhcumntisli for
thirty years, from his ripht hip to bis f(Kt,
bavin ; to use a crutch and a cane, at times
so painful as to utterly incapacitate him
from attending to his business. Having
tried every remedy known, without effect,
except Gilliliind's Pain Killer, he was
finally induced to try it. A second applica
tion enabled him to lay asido his crutch,
and a third effected a permanent cure. Mr.
Hell is a popular and well-known citizen,
is a living monument of tho ell'aeaoy of
that great medical discovery, Gilliland's
l'ain Killer. Tho alllicted should ask their
grocer or druggist for it, and try its won
derful power. Mr. (illliland, we under
stand, wants a respectable agent in every
town and county for it. The principal i
ilce is at 7'i Third Avcnuo, Pittsburgh Pa.
MALE & FEMALE. Business pleasant
and pays better than any enterprise
in tho bold. Agents make from f;i to $8
per day. Send stamp for samples and par
ticulars. Address J. LATHAM A CO.,
2!2 Washington. St., Uostou, Moss. 11-4
CO. OF NORTH AMERICA,
No. 2112 Walnut Strhila.
Incorporated 1794. Charter rerpetttal
MARINE, ISLAND & FIRE INSURANCE
Assets Jan; 1, 180!), f2,31K.323 3'J
0,000,o(io losses paid since its organiza
tion. WM. HL'ULEU, Central Agent,
MILES W. TATE, Agent in Ti
onesta, Forest County, Pa.
that Right makos Might; and
The Plain Fact.
Besides tho lato Copperheads and
certain discontented IJopublicnns, tho
Ureeley pnrty includes a few theught
ful meu sincerely desirous of reform,
and honestly persuaded that it can
come only by the defeat of Gen. Grant
and tho Republican party. They are
proud of the history of the party.
They do not willingly mean to imperil
a single result that it has achieved.
They acknowledge tho great services
of Gon. Grant in the war. They have
no faith in Democrats, and they see in
many ways the curious unfitness of
Mr. Greeley for the Presidency. But,
on tho other hand, they think that
Gen. Grant is badly advised ; that tho
Democrats have assented to the settle
ment of the war; that Mr. Greeley
means well ; that "the South" will be
sullen until it has taken a successful
part in a Presidential election ; and
that the only way to dissolvo both
parties and form a new is to defeat tho
Republican. Therefore, not without
regard and disgust, they think that
they must vote against their old friends
and the magnanimous chief of the
armies that crushed the rebellion, and
join hands with Beauregard and Fer
nando Wood to elect Mr. Greeley.
The Republicans think, then, that
Gen. Grant is badly advised. Do they
think thai Mr. Greeley will surround
himself with wiser counselors? Mr.
Samuel Bowles says that Mr. Greeley
is tho prey of flatterers and sycophants.
Would ho be less so as President?
These Republicans have seen those
who are most conspicuous in Mr. Gree
ley's support; do their reputations and
careers iuspiro the hope of a higher
lone in administration 1 These Repub
licans know how reluctantly Senator
Schurz caruo to tho support of Mr.
Greeley, and that, almost without ex
ception, tho better meu nf the Cincin
nati movement deplore his nomination.
Upon what reasonable ground do they
believe that Mr. Greeely will be better
advised than Gen. Grant ?
In the second place, these Republi
cans think that the Democrats have
acquiesced in tho result of tho war.
But does it therefore follow that it is
wise that a party chiefly composed of
Democrats, including the mass of the
late rebels, should obtain possession of
the government? Why do the friends
of Mr. Greeley claim tlie united white
vote "with a part" only of the colored
Vote at tho South ? Because tho color
ed citizens know that tho Ku-Klux
and the entire negro-hating spirit in
the country desires the election of Mr.
Greeley agaist Gen. Grant. Does tho
victory of that spirit seem to our
friends the way of peace and justice
and equal rights? If the Democrats
have acquiesced in the great results of
the war, the Republicans believe in
them. With which should they be
Our friends think also that Mr.
Greeley means well. Perhaps he meant
well when he encouraged and justified
secession when he "nagged" Presi
dent Lincoln to buy a peace when he
promoted foreign intervention when
lie gravely perplexed Mr. Lincoln by J
his Niagara performances when he
com plai tied to Mr. Seward long ago
that ho had not been rewarded with
an office when he half apologized for
Sweeny and Tweed whenever he has
done any thing which showed his fa
tal want of judgment. Had he been
President instead of Lincoln, he might
have meant well in surrendering to the
rebellion. Do our friends thitk it
enough to mean well, if you have no
Again, they say that the South will
be sullen until it has taken success
ful part in an election. Why? Be
cause it broods over tho old defeat.
Now if the Republican policy had
been vindictive or harsh, we "would
condemu it with our friends. But it
has not been so. It gave equal suf
frage because it was proved to be neces
sary for the protection of equal rights.
Tho Southern friends of Mr. Greeley
made black codes in 1805 they would
make them now if they dared. The
Republicans gave equal suffrage ; they
have granted an absolute amnesty, ex
cept in two or three hundred instances;
and they havo protected at the polls,
with Mr. Greeley's most hearty ap
proval, the colored citizens whom
many of Mr. Greeley's Southern sup
porters would have prevented from
voting. For the adventurers who
have gone into tho Southern States,
and for the misgovcrnnient there, the
Republican party can in no just sense
be held responsible. While for tho
ill-feeling that still exists the remedy
is not in the success of those who de
nounce the Republican rule as infa
mous a success which would revive
evsry spark of old hostility with an
exulting expectation of revenge. The
logical solution of the Southern situa
tion is the dissolution of tho Demo
cratic party, the party which is the
perpetual hope of disaffection in the
southern part of ihe couutry, and tho
consequent consciousness that tho sit
uation is to be improved, but not rad
And this Democratic dissolution our
friends anticipate from the election of
Mr. Ureeley as the regularly nominat
ed Democratic candidate! It is not by
success, however, that a party is usual
in.that Faith lot us to tho ond,
PA., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1872.
ly dissolved. In 18G0 the Democrats
nominated two candidates Mr. Breck
inridge and Mr. Douglas and were
defeated. In '64 they nominated Gen.
McClcllan, and in '68 Mr. Seymour,
and were "defeated. In '72 they will
probably nominate Mr. Greeley. If
they are defeated again, the party
necessarily disbands, and new organ
izations become possible. If they are
successful with Mr. Greeley, they will
bo tho same party, with the same gen
eral sympathies, principles, purposes.
Tho fact that Mr. Grcc'ey was a Re
publican will no more prevent the Ad
ministration being Democratic than
the fact that Gen. Grant was not a
Republican before the war has affect
ed his Administration. Tho mass of
voters who elect the President deter
mine the character of tho Administra
tion. If our friends think that the
success of the Baltimore candidate
would not be desirable if it were not
Mr. Greeley, they ought not to wheo
die themselves with the fancy that his
nomination essentially changes the
situation. Why will the Democrats
nominate him, if such be their action?
To defeat Grant. But why do they
wish to defeat Grant? Is it that thero
may bo great and generous reforms, or
that they may obtain power? Did the
monkey mean only to warm the cat's
paws, to pull out the chestnuts? Har
Monaco, the last stronghold of the
gamblers of Europe, was treated to a
genuine sensation a few weeks since.
There appeared upott the scene a par
ty of elegantly dressed Americans in
gloesy black suits, a profusion of dia
mond rings, studs and broches, and
tall hats of veiy shiny material. Those
individuals took but little interest in
tho games of chance which abounded
all about them. They played a little
and awkwardly, lost trifling sums, but
in a few days improved wonderfully.
played together pocketed 140,000
francs and broke tho bank, whereup
on the compeers Hccused them of be
ing a band of cheats ; to this charge
the Americans replied by a display of
revolvers which they seemed nothing
loin to use. ihe appearance 01 the
weapons caused tho Italian and French
gamblers to fly precipitately from the
field. Tho Americans departed with
their spoils, and the card sharpers of
Monaco are wondering it this Amen
can invasion is to be repeated, and if
so, how to protect themselves against
shrewder and bolder rogues than them
selves. Tho safest plan would be for
them to change their calling, and if
tho gamblers from the United States
can, by their nefarious practices, put
an end to public gambliug at Monaco,
they will for once render society a ser
vice. VTe learn from California exchanges
just received that the enormous sum of
two million dollars in Japanese gold
currency was recently brought to San
Francisco to be refined and prepared
for the coinage under the new system
adopted in Japan. These coins, call
ed "nibos," are flat pieces of gold
about one inch long and a half an
inch wide, containing 20 per cent, of
silver, and are valued at fifty-three
cents each. The metal is to be return
ed in the gold bars of about 900 fine,
ready to bo converted into coin. The
silver separated from the coin is also
to be returned in fine silver bars. The
coined money in circulation in Japan
amounts in valuo to filly millions of
dollars, and it was lound that with
limited refining works in that country
it would tako five years to accomplish
the object of changing tho currency.
Arrangements were therefore made
with gold refineries of San Francisco
to refine $20,000,000 worth of "uibos,"
the coin to bo sent at the rate of 82,
000,000 per month. The Japaueso
have a mint at Hogo, where the re
fined bars are turned into the new
There is nothing more difficult for a
sane man to understand than why
people will commit suicide. Tho pro
blem is rendered still more preplexing
by the fact that many suicides grow
out of causes which are considered the
most trivial. Only a little while ago
there was that girl who plunged into a
watery grave because she had worts,
and tho man who hung himself be
cause his wile had her hair cut off in
spite of his opposition ; and now with
in a few days a West Virginia man
goes out iuto his baru and becomes his
own hangman because his dinner isn't
ready promptly. As in these eases tho
victims must have been infinitesimally
endowed with brains and withal so
senselessly sensitive that their lives
would not only be a burden to them
selves but to everybody about them, it
was as well, perhaps, to count their
taking of thenibeives olf tho only
"happy thought" of their lives, and
for their beHefit make tho distinction
of justifiable suicide.
One of the down-trodden in Indiana
lately applied for a divorce, and tho
Judge intimated his intention to decide
against her. Tho ludy, alarmed, be
gan to shed tears, and her dignified
counsel, edging his chair close to her's
whispered: "That's right, cry; try
like the d 1, and you'll get your de
cree." In less than ten minutes she
was a lone wonutu. i
daro do our duty as we understand it."--LINCOLN.
Eli Perkins About Economical Girls.
My old statistician says there are
just four of these beautiful sage green
dresses in Saratoga. Three, he says,
are worn by very stylish ladies, and
one is worn by one old lady who has
no business to wearing it. Every time
he sees one of those beautiful dresses
he goes into an ecstacy of delight. Ho
rubs his hands and says, "There comes
the agony of Parisn;$400,if it's a cent."
When we look up it is a sage green.
Yesterday one of the beautiful young
ladies who wears a sage green took a
ride over to the lake with my friend
Gus. Gtis has got good, blood in him,
but he isn't very "stampy." Ho al
ways takes to expensive girls, nnd af
ter getting interested in them they talk
expensive talk about camel's hairs,vcl
vet suits and trips to Europe, that
poor Gus gets frightened off He comes
up in my room and says ho don't be
liec there is a girl in New York who
don't cost her father $3,000 a year
just for nice clothes. Then he buries
his face in his hands and says, "O dear,
there is 110 chance for a poor fellow on
$-5,000 a year."
Yesterday, Gus came into my room
looking light and happy. His eyes
fairly shone with ccstacy of a blissful
"What is it, Gus?" I asked.
"I've found her I she's here!" and
then stopped to catch his breath.
"Who's here?" I askeJ, thinking
perhaps that Mrs. Woodhull or Susan
B. Anthony had arrived.
"Why, the girl I've been lookin for;
sweet, young, stylish ; and not expen
"Lightning, Gus!" said I, putting
on my glasses, "I'd like to see such a
girl myself. Where is she?"
"We just came in from a ride; she's
down in the parlor; a regular stunner,
in sago green I and the economical I"
"Snge green, sago g-r-e-e-n, I mut
tered to myself, thinking of the $500
I saw a young lady pay for just such a
dress; how do you know she isn't ex
pensive. How do you know "
"Why confound it," broke in Gus,
"I know it. I've been talking to her
for three hours. She talked very eco
nomical, just like a sensible girl."
' What did she say?" I continued.
"Why, she said sho was looking for
a true man, a man brave and gener
ous, with love iu his heart, and with
such a man she said she could be hap
py iu a garret ; yes, she said she could
be happy in a garret with the man she
loved. Hal ha!" and Gus whirled
round twice and kicked the crown out
of my best Dunlap hat in the excess
of his mirth.
I made Gus take mo right down for
an introduction to his economical
friend, and then I let him go off to
change his coat for dinner.
Miss D. was pretty ar.tr stylish, too.
She had on a love of a $75 hat and
thoso pretty $18 laced gaiters which
the man makes under tho Coleman
House. Her dress was the richest
gros grain sage with panicr, wattcau,
polonaise with court train. It con
tained exactly 176 yards of silk. On.
pretty hands were six-button gaslight
green kids, which lost themselves un
der point lace undersleeves and over
diamond bracelets. On her arm she
carried a $1,500 camel's hair Bhawl.
"This is mother's, Mr. Perkins," she
remarked. "I took it in case of a
rain. I don't expect to have camel's
hair and regular diamonds until I'm
married. Mother's last words when I
left home, were, 'Now Lizzie, don't bo
introduced to any foreigners or lose
your jewelry.' "
"Couldn't you bo happy nfter you
are morried without camel's hair and
diamonds?" I asked, taking in her
$75 pearls and point luce fan, and
looking down at her point lace under
skirt. "Why I hadn't thought much about
it. That's just what your friend Mot
ley and I were talking about. And
such a nice long talk "
"Then you and Gus have been dis
cussing the love-iu-a-cottuga idea, have
you?" I interrupted.
"les, that was it ; and he s so nice.
"And didn't you say that you could
live iu a garret with a brave, hand
some man, whom you loved dearly?"
"Yes, L did say that. I don't care
if I do blush. I 6aid I could live
happily in a garret with tho mun I
loved and I could we could have a
nice elevator and havo our meals sent
in from Delrnonico's. Why, those
Parun Stevens 50,000 garret suits are
just as coj?y as they cau be !''
This, ajas! was the economical
sweetness of my friend Uus, who could
live in a $0,000 gat ret with tho man
sho loved. Thei-e are tho economical
young ladies who como to Saratoga
and deceive us poor fellows who talk
garret, get our soitairca and then come
the elevator and lunch from Delmoiii
co dodge on us. These, alas! are the
young ladies who gain our honest love
just to steal our money for $400 sage
green dresses, with viillcaun and polo
unite all cut 011 tho bias, or sell us.
These aro the dear creatures whoso
magnanimous fathers generously give
awny to us saying, "Tiiko her Adol
phus, and bo happy alas! if you
can!"- -V. Y. Commercial Advvvllner.
S2 PER ANNUM.
Flowers in the Senate.
Senator Cameron adorned the de
bate upon tho tax and tariff bill with
a charming dissertation upon Ameri
can fruits and flowers. He says:
"There is the rose. There has been
no improvement on the rose in a thou
sand years. You can make it produce
more and oftener in tho year, but the
old cabbago rose that every man not
over fifty years of age must rememein
bcr that ornamented the garden of his
mother, is the most fragrant not only
of all the roses, but of all the plants
which give pleasure from their per
fume. "First in tho year is the crocus, with
out nny fragrance ; and then comes
the hyacinth, which makes every man
who puts it to his nostrils glad and
happy. Afur a while in short succes
sion comes the lilac, and then we all
believe the lilac is more beautiful in
its fragrance than tho hyacinth was:
but we forget that directly when the
rose comes, winch is tlio queen of all
the flowers. After awhile comes the
jessamine, and then is the honeysuckle,
We have ihe most delicotts of all that
tribe in our forests. The wild and the
red honeysuckle of tho mountains of
iennsylvama and New lork in its
fragrance is equal to all that were ever
brought here from abroad, and vet we
are bringing from every part of the
world, lor there is a variety in ever)'
nnd all honeysuckles of every grade
and of every color, and the jessamine,
which is a cousin of the honeysuckle,
is brought to us from abroad, when we
produce it here, in the South partial
larly, more beautiful and moro fra-
graut than it is abrond."
Is not that a delightful bit of nature
to fold away in the dry and dusty Con
gressional Globe t The venerable Sen
ator should be rewarded for his gallant
defense of our native flora with a
wreath of flowers.
The most faithful lover who has a
name, and being, outside of trashy
novels, lives in Danbury. Tho parents
of the young lady are opposed to this
championship, but it non t make him
proud. Sometimes the old gentleman
reaches him with his boot before he
can get over the fence, but tho young
man doesn't lay up ill-feeling on ac
count of that; he only smiles at the
despoiler of his pants when he meets
him, and calls it "heaping coals of
hroonlus head, 'baturday evening
he thought ho would get up a surprise
for the old chap. He put a paving
stone in each of his coat tail pockets,
and started fur tho fence as usual. The
old man let out for him with increased
enthusiasm, nnd caught him caught
him good. Then he laid down on the
grass and said "I die by the hand of
an nssassin. liut the young man
passed on without a word, and smiled
the most heavenly smile of forgiveness
ever seen ot that street.
Everybody should learn to swim.
Swimming is an accomplishment which
all person?, nialo aud female, should,
if possible, acquire. There is 110 tell
ing when or whero it may bo brought
inio practical use lor a saving of life,
while, as a source of healthful and de
lightful recreation, it holds a front
rank. It is a healthful sign to note
the tact that fresh water bathing by
ladies is becomiug every year more
in vogue. A lew years ago any other
than salt-water bathing was not to be
thought pi, but now ladies find that
there is just os littlo impropriety iu
putting on their bathins dresses and
taking a bath iu a river or creek, as
111 the surt at Capo Miy or Long
A Paris correspondent relutes a
story which may bo takeu as an illus
tration of sublime impudence. He
states that a gentleman walking with
his little boy on the banks of the riv
er, the child slipped over the bunk in
to tho water, and would certainly have
been drowned but for tho com ago ofa
man who was fishing, who jumped in
and saved tho boy. Tho father thank
ed him cordially, but asked him if he
would add to the obligation, ns he was
already wet through, by swimming for
liio boy s cap.
A farmer's wifo in speaking of the
smartness, aptness and intelligence of
her son, said : "Ho can read "fluently
in any part of tho Bible, repeat tho
whole catechism and weed onions 11s
well as his father." "Yes, mother,"
added the young hopeful, "and yester
day I licked Ned Rawson, throwed the
cat into the well, and stole old Hick
Two women, an infant, uud a bottle
milk caused a great commotion on the
Jtffersotivillo train at Columbus, In
diuna, two days since, by the accident
al loss of tho child's sustenance, which
dropped out of tho cur w indow. The
younger woman pulled tho bell-cord,
stopped tho train, and gent a young
man after it.
Two suitors for a lady's hand in
Kansas City, not being alilo to settle
the case by arbitration, repaired to a
graveyard, just alter daylight 011 the
Fourth, and pommelled each other af
ter tho rules of the London prize ring.
Tho lady her.-elf w:u present, and drove
away with the one whom tho referee
declared tho winning man.
Rates of Advertising.
One Square (1 inch,) one Inertions - fl .".0
One SiUiiro " one month - it On
One S'pinre " threo months - (100
One Honiara " one year - - 10 no
Two Srinnres, one year ... ; on
Quiii-tor Col. " - - - - :jc) on
Hair " r,0 00
One " " . . . . 100 00
Ittisincss Curds, not exceeding one inch
In length, ?10 per yenr.
I-cfral notices at established rates.
These rates nre low, nnd no deviation
vill bo mixle, or discrimination ninonir
utroris. Tho rates ollered nro such, as
will mnko it to the advantage of men dol.
business in the limits of the circulation of
tlio paper to advertise liberally.
The Quaker city belles have things
all their own way nt Cape May.
A boy preacher has been astonish
ing the people of Griffiin, Ga.
A council meeting without a fight is
considered worthy of record in Kan
At Bloominglon, III., the liquor law
is dodged by placards over the saloons.
"Admittance ten cents; drinks free."
Sambo, in speaking of the happiness
of married people, said, "Dut or
'pends altogcdder how dcy enjoys
Josh UlilingS"" says' :"'"'' lien you
strike ile, stop borin ; menny a man
haz bored clean thru and let it run
out at the bottom."
A man iu Richmond, Va.; ha.i worn
the same pair of linen trousers fortv
nine summers. They are just in stylo
A vicious horse in Michigan lately
kicked his master's jaw off and knock
ed his teeth down his throat, choking
him to death.
A North Carolina girl, though per
fectly bliud, threads a needle, weaves
nice cloth, and does other things as
well as many persoiiB who caa see.
A California lady was made insane
by tight lacing, and several California
gentlemen have been made crazy by
being otherwise tight.
It is said that the highest salary paid
to u female teacher iu this country is
paid to Miss Anna C. Brackett, of' tho
St. Louis Normal School. It is $28,
000. Among the engines of civilization
for the extermination of the aborigines
may bo cited a base-ball club which
the Choctaw Indians have got up
Tho following new definition is sug
gested for the forthcoming edition of
Webster's Unabridged : Tomahawk
An agricultural implement chiefly
used for hair raising. .
A young man of convivial habits
has discovered one good thiug nbout a
sea voyage. You can get as tight as
you please every day, and everybody
"thinks you're ouly sen-sick.
Spinks is not going to do any morq
in conundrums.. He asked his wifo
why he was like a donkey, nnd she
said because he was born so. He says
that tho answer is very different from
A contemporary announces that a
young, pretty and wealthy Omaha
widow, who had lost three husbands,
took advantage of leap year by spirit
ual direction ; proposed to tlio fourth
and has now married him.
Tho Countess de Blanchherry, who
shouldered a musket and fought as a
common soldier at a battlo at Patey,
uear Orleans, iu the last French war,
lms been decorated with the Cross of
tho Ivcgion of Honor.
Thero was more exact scientific truth
than he could explain in the reply of
an Irish gardener to a question : "Why
the evergreens havo been blasted
throughJut the country?" "Shure,"
said he, "and they were burnt with the
could last winter !"
"How is it. mv dear, that vnu h.ivn
never kindled a flame iu the bosom of
man?" said an old lady to her pretty
niece, who was norilonless. "Tim ran.
son, dear," replied the young lady, "is,
as vou well know, that I nm nut
A little four year old beset his moth
er to talk to him and say something
funny. "How can I?" she asked;
"don't you see how busy I am baking
these pies?" "Well, you might say,
'Charley, won't you have a pie?' That
would bo funny for you."
A lady about to bo absent from
homo for a week told hor servant to
keep hor gold fish nice and cleau, On
the lady's return tho fish wero dead.
"Died in two days, marm." "But
what did you do to them?" "Please,
marm, I took 'em out aud wined 'em
clean aud next day they died."
Local editing must be jolly in Salem,
Washington county, N. Y. The ed
itor of tho Press recently received tlio
following delightful missive: "Youm
fellers wunt to keep uu fellers names
out of your paper else youm will get
your d d suoot busted. This is bizzi-
A gentleman connected with a Bos-
Ion bank as a clerk, recently robbed
the bank. Thev cu led him a "fellow"
and other disreputable names at first,
and some intimuted that he was a
thief, for they'thought he had stoler.
only a few dollar. But it turns out
thut ho took $S5,000, and is not a thief
at all, but a defaulter.
A deacon who keens a trrocerv
store having instructed his clerk, wheu
out ofa desired article, to call the at
tention of the customer to the next
best tiling, was 11 little astonished when
his pastor called and enquired for new
molasses, to hear the clerk say, "We
have no new molusses, but we havo
somo nice new rum,"