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About The Albany register. (Albany, Or.) 1868-18?? | View Entire Issue (March 22, 1872)
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? reiwrtH ot the movement to W
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,b,,wtlie Daptist College at Mc-
Minnville. and the ll.,,rd intends to I
erect a 810.0(H) building on the
ground as mkiii as Mssihle.
7T.o Olympia papers say that
t lie recent movement of (Jood 7'em
iilarx in Olympia to prevent tlie to
tal issuance of licenses to keep u
mloon, lias resulted in augmenting
the number of saloon in that place
who iy nothing whater r.
A brass howitzer, twelve pound
er, consigned to the Vancouver ar
senal, was accidentally dejwsited in
the river from the Ifayteard tlw
other morning, at the Government
wharf at that place. One hundred
dollars is ottered for its recovery.
Wo learn from the Vancouver
lleyinfer that the I and Office at
that place has received instructions
from Washington that hereafter in
all eases of commutations of home
stead entries, Agricultural College
scrip maj be taken in payment,
I leietiifoi-rf anefi scrip was only
available in entries under the pre
Schwabacher 1-ros. & Co., of
Seattle, have madearrangemeut for
erecting a brick building tor their
business which will cost them when
completed (lot included) 3X,000.
It will lie the largest ami ttneststore
in the Territory.
A mysterious murder has come
to light at .Maple Hay. Some days
ago .Mr. .John French, a farmer wlio
i- working a land-claim about one
mik'froni .Maple Hay, left Ins faun
and came to Victoria in the Mr
Jam? Douglas, leaving his place
in charge of an old man by the
name of James Simpson. Simpson
was seen down to Sunday. On
Monday he did not make his ap
jiearanee, and one of the neighbors,
having occasion to go to the cabin,
pushed open the doorand found the
old man lyingdead. A bullet-hole
in his breast and other circumstances
hhowed that be had been foully
dealt with. Nothing had been
stolen. An inquest was held by
Mr. Morcly, Justice of the Peace,
and a verdict of "murdered by some
ierson or jiersoiis unknown," was
The roads are horrible in the re
gion aliout Portland.
Thomas ( alien, aged seven, fiad
a fiiot crushed beneath a carriage
wlicel on Saturday, in Portland.
Mrs. Mary Murrer, on an East
ward bound train, while the train
was still in motion, fell from the
platform ot an emigrant car at
Yoans, Nevada, on the ICth, and
was instantly killed.
Kobert Pollock, a brakemau in
the employ of the Virginia t
Truckee Railroad Company, while
passing from one car to another
while the train was passing through
the tunnel above Silver City switch,
Nevada, fell through between two
cars and was distantly killed.
From the Corvallis Gazette'.
Ceorge Mercer, last week, surveyed
a twenty acre reservation for the
Lighthouse on Cape Foulweatber
Work on the Light-house
IKillll'. u uik tne i.ii;oi.-iiuiifv
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will lw vigorously prosecuted in a
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Tlie overturning of a carriage
iar San Francisco on the 17th, re
sulted in .the killing of an infant,
which was in its mother's arms.
An eftigy of St. Patrick on a pole
in San Francisco on tlie 17th, stir
red up Irish "bind." They wanted
to find the man that did it, but
During afire in San Francisco
011 the evening ot the 17th in which
a building was consumed, Mr. .1.
Johnson tell dead oil the side-walk
from heart disease.
Angora goats in M.ckttat valley ! Victoria paper ya: A Light
have wintewd wo 1. , h to w m
Marion county has over $12,000 ! Mend, i.earNanaimo,imn,,xliatelv
tijr Kihools this year. i Anut.lu IJ.L 1..... :... .. . .. '
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xiwiHHi caumy ...is i,.mo nciiooi
children. timlar of school dis-
tWlite county has fixed the yearly
It takes 500 a year to obtain li- J lioenm of liquor saloons at 500
cense to retail spirits at Kahuna, j Kalama. W. T., has sixteen ar
and it must be paid in advance tor rivals and departuresofmails week
the entire year. ! y.
Henry (i. Junes, the pioiieer roer. J
f Xovato, Mariu eoonty, i
(d U(e 16t ;
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Wi,,er '"'" " inr
"Ml"11 1" heei. murdered.
Horsestealing i very prevalent
iu I...s Wlesal. "
The Columbia river is slowly j
Two or three weeks ago a En-1
gene paH, staU that a tree had .
fallen on a citizen of Lane comity
a.Kl kdiel him. A tew days ago,
however, tlie citizen appeai-cd in
town and emphatically denied the ;
staU in ..!. i ut there is still much
doubt al. ut it, as his ueigubon say
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they never know when to believe
"yeTifaPofthe Porllaisl IMt -1
(in K-eius to be put together iu I
imrta like an automatoni or a joint- !
edsiake. lie says he has ordered
i mirof daucii " oa iters and all I
I B B t
the girls may consider themselves j
engaged to dance with him at the
first sot. 1 le thinks there is enough
of him to go round.
The school mistress arrested in
Portland on a charge of'assault and
balterv. for porrectuw a pupil, was :
difchargcl from custody.
The Oregon & California Uail- j
road is said to lie doing an immense i
amount of frcht carrying at this
Salem ladies arc making flower i
The citizens of the Dalles are j
amusing themselves in killing cay-j
A man named Merchant has been
adjinlged guilty of libel in Marion
The sum of ten thousand dollars i
is tola, appropriate! tofurtherim-
migration at ictoria
The hist steamer took $93,122
54 from Victoria,
The colored men of Victoria have
petitioned to oe allowed to serve on
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A hybrid, the oftspni g of a cat
and coon, is an attraction at the
Oriental saloon iu Victoria.
' A Chicago sufferer" was caught
selling liipior iu Victoria without
a license, lie begged to be suffered
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to leave the country, and was a-
lowed three da-s to do so.
General Crook isafterthe Apach-
cs in Arizona.
Cotmty seat removal agitations
are iu vogue all over California.
A California paper says, Mendo-
mtil Ci illiltV Il.'K Im'PII Visit. i.j Wlt.ll !L
"stormof intensity and duration.",
standing utaler a falling tree at Cut-.
fry's Cove, CaK, recently, and the j
funeral was necessarily sparsely at-;
William Sublette was shot by 1
John Bachman at Red Bluff, Cat,
a short time sim. Cn..M.-d,iskv. !
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(ffeorge lliatt, ot Imlier Cove,
fvi .... MMffiln UttiffJ l... i.:. w...
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.iw-iuwiwin, i.tr a innii nincii :
beheld in his hand fall on l.isfath-!
Aiwiti lanrn 1 1 1- i .. it i.w i
A petition is being circulated in j
Salem for the pardon of Morris ;
Graves, recently sentenced to two j
years imprisonment in the Ceniten-
tiarv jur (ol.
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George Mercer, hsq,; who has
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just returned from a -surveying trip
to Yaquina l'ay, intbrms the Cor
vallis tiazettf. that Mcculloch's
Hill, at the point where the trail
crosses, is 1)00 feet alwve Corvallis ;
and the top is isOOfet higher. It is
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the highest peak in this part of tlie !
Coast range, except Mary's I'eak.
Might of summit above Yaquina 1
river, 550 feet. The Elk City hill, j
this side of Elk Citv. is GOO feet
above YaquiSa river. These are ;
tions 011 the Kittle Elkroutc would i
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1 i..v ".in uimii nit, 1 not toe tusiiu- I
incut met with an accident.
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ftl next Summer near the entrance
til ltiirnnvil ,,.A
W. F. Kyati,of Skookum (. buck, !
in Lewis cwii.ty, W. T., i about to
.i nc , immigratiou hee
for colored families to come from
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A Portland journal asserts thai
there are professional bondsmen in
The Salem Statmman reports it- j
self as aliout to ass into other j
hands. It is reportod that ( apt.
C'randall, formerly of the Oreto-
,,,, will be the new editor.
From the Statesman : Tbeques-
ti,,,, as to who is the actual, praeti -
tical (!overn r of our State enters
forciblv into events occasionally.
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For instance, when indictments arc
in' krati aiinst the present
Mate otticers, the (ptestion as to
wliich Governor to indict if difficult
to answer. Governor t.rovci
e3H0cio, and (!ov. Miller is (
facto, 1 no "Original Jacobs" was dingly o! some little lellows, wear-:
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as uncertain a
oommodity as the
From the 1IV4 Side: Contra-
ry to all expectation, the winter has
done no damage to growing wheat
of nnv eonseiiuence. Nome were
killed bv alternate fivezmtr in .lan-;
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black for a day or two, but it all
recovered with the exception of
what little was in wet streaks of
land such as uudrained swales.
i all wheat now looks as well as
we ever rememlier to have seen it
at this time of the year.
William Harmon, .State Deputy
!.V.C7'. of tla; Order of Goal
7emplars,asalso tfato Lecturer, : ytrs in the Peuitentutry, for tor-. Uius't
is now making a tour of Marion ' gerj'. The Mnrnrif learns that a hive no opportunity ofndtevbktlasiu
county, delivering tem,ra,:ce lec j petition is being circulated to pro- SK'tt
tures and nrimnizinn l.ob'es.
A prisoner named I Man while
being taken from San Francisco to a worshipping congregation in Sa- j
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Nevada City, asked permission of le,n not long since, and assaultod
the Deptuty Shenn, in whose care
le was, to go to the water-closet,
ut nw of doing so imniad from :
ineca.-s,anuna(iooui oi ins ieSs
Cllt offliclow the knees.
j The will of Capt. barker, who
died recently at San Fraueisco, gave
. m u, ,e pruU.stant Orphan i
Asylum of that city a real Clod-
,,. ,he institution i
; R"tl 10 u,e WM,1
j young lady, neatly dressed,
j was (imist seatisl on a stop of a i
j house iu San Francisco on the 1(5th ':
in stti)or. She was supH)stsl ui
I have j,, fagg ai,d outraged.
, mm named Trincanos was at- j
j ei(lolltalIv shot by a at I
: W-.. T i ' I .... 1K Cauamm
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A boy named Christian, at San
mrehs.m M to his companion.
carelessly tired it, the ball striking
the boy in the mouth, knocking out
(W0 teeth, wounding the tongue, and
hsltrinff in the neck.
A tine surveying barge is being
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the .Mexican Government.
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isiac n. i,eic..er ..as ueeu p-
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x)iiiiei to ww vacancv uiwn m
Supreme Bench of California, carnal '
hv'tho death of Justi,. .Snraouo. I
j by the death of Justice .S'prague.
The Northern l'acilic Kailroad
Company has awarded the contract
for putting in the docks, at Duluth
to if. C. and K. (x. Smith, of
( 'rosso, Wisconsin. This work will
take 20,000 piles and over'12,000,-
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000 feet ot tombcr, liesides an 1111-
menso amount of iron and stone,
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aixl cannot Ixi oonipksteu less
than two vears.
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v,,e. ion. l.,v,..!ff...u pv."n .o
in the St ltrick's prtxxwoi. at
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's'an Francisco 011 the ISth
n. .N. 1 , 1 1 .Milium, .:,,..
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e nwi 01 .ocmwi nas oen -s.
7'he son ofVm. M. llarr nf
T'oscbiirg. while nlaving with a can
CM,lotl!,l 11 Hw hands, destroying
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"'v iie-i jwiiiviiwiiuoiign.wi.11111,
and fearfully inandin the otlier, as
wiuieanuiry umitgiuig wiBwiwr.iw
well as lxith fore lingers, says the
Salem has thirteen saloons.
lAM.U. i.. IWIuJ
tumbled himself, drav and driver
down a bank fifteen feet high the '
other day, without injury to either
of the t rio.
1 ho dtnem m the back portions
of Portland -ire nlaiitin" shade
ot loitiand are piauting snauo
Several daring bnrglariee kwre ,
lieen cummitted iu PortUiid Uiw j
week, though nut much of value
! has been stolen
It is n.iu.rri-d that the tViawaU
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ueioemc nas msw ms nome in ;
, safety. , I
I ' ropsare reported as looking well
IjunUr in Washington noin.tv is i
very scarce, ranucrs are ouay
A parcel of bedding and .aetof
harness weiv stolen a day or two
; agofrom a man's wagon on (isle's
, creek in Washington county. The ,
I Sherirfis after him. '.
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i hi wood hvans and A. S. Alier- (
j nethv have lieeu antJoiuted Com- j
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iiiippiwrei uii ww jmimh ti uaiiing- j
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ebration at I'hiladelphia.
7'hc Oi-egonian speaks commen-
, mg badges, who brought up the ,
rear of tlie procesMon, on the 18tb, I
ioa..l tii Up r'nthi r Matthew 1
"nen M Ue ra,ll,r
j Total Alistinencc Society. 7'hey
A IK'11 wqguuig 1,111 pouii'is
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, to the LOIHfretrailouai cnanai oi
Fort land, and Ics been received.
Wheat is DO cents per bushel in
A Poseburg merchant recently
received iu tmde a littv dollar eottn-
i terfeit greenback
Keep vour eyes
i pecle.1, meixhauts.
3aurce (iraves has lieen sen
: tei.ced bv the Salem Court to two ;
cure his nardon.
Three ot the boys who dlsturU-d ,
the Janitor, have Ix'cu tmed ye
The cook of the Mansion House, I
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.win, umier me uispirnuuu v
"tangle-foot," turned himself loose;
wlwn B oth'wr attempte-l to
arrest him, he resisted, the effort
cansing him to slip an fall upon the
walk, breaking his arm, says the
I.ast week (lov. (Irover pardon-
ed two Indians from the Penhen.
The cold weather during the
winter k said to have killwl ott all
or nearly all the liees in Walla
4 1 1 I w4.v- ..,.,11.1 i.SaiA
miles not long since to find a man
Iwfc. looked like a sheep thief,
Wonder if he did not look into a
co ;u w in. in leuiu u w ?ininci ui.wi
glass. tlie arms proper, but svssesses extnior-
. , u diuarymu-cle. wliich he displays wlien
V agrants are becoming numerous w tU.umlU it. So person
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A ...invii-f. lie tho iinmn of Shen.
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1 mg, aicil ai me nmnwr n
i week. Also an Indian sent for a
A temble ?"
Rt a tnM Pftlcnno A
young Htm bad lieen attached to her
father confessor. Thither she "was
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secretly conveyed and gave birth to
a child. The child- was disposed of
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and the mother cruelly treated Sev -
eral monks determined on destroy
ing her during the temporary al-
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sconce of her paramour. They put
n ffi.Alvl n .1 1 1 i.l 1 1 11V 1 istA 1- ni,.l .Iffini
1 vnu rtii'Misi ti i i.t v iv .11111 in;!1'
i hcr 1,10 ,loor U" S,1C was
jstranglodv Her screams attracted
I n .,
atteilttOII 0f mnw (i,wk wim,
wll0 Rffcetc,, ail Plltrailw int0 the
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. mi,hioiu.:i nr. Ul I III llll" IIIIIV
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htthers:patd the penalty of their
crimc (), RWivea a death wound
by a MV,mI) ah)thor was sl0t
eoivod several wounds in the head.
from which he has since died.
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ii. 1 rueoioofi. on rawiordsvulc, .ve.
'"' billowing recipe as a cure for heart
toofotffa mrt or limbs,
Helusseeti it tried hi many wises,
some verv severe ones, and In 110 hi-.
stance did it fall to effect an entire
tMire : 'lake one ounce of the root of
i.fff.ff. .. . . .
outer ee,, ,M,ur over u a pint 01
I,,! -r water, mill lei ll nli.,nt
fifteen minutes. Sweeten nr not. as
win sun me taste, ini-e; t nivc ta-
hie spoonfuls three times a day.
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An old traveler tells a pretty lough
-lory annul is'ing 10-t lu the ,kkI-
with his dog, where heconld thai 110th-
"lg to hacl (0 lllt llM'
t,,j, which he bollnl for himself, and
afterwards gave (he dog. tlw hone.
rinir around the teat after
AnotlKT remedy, eonimon
to-nute dairymen, is to milk audi cow"
three times a" .lav. until the muscle of
,k, ...t strength to liold
milk from looming till jjj'jjj"
jj f0 my mM qtialltUy of cohodi-
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mi totlM- thamd ot tlw teat iiiiiimiIi
MH artll" "diking.
It may He tutu at
the druggist s.
X(Jt !t whlle ,u, Ilotk, 8
v gow u(.rricd because a staple
it, as pwiple s-iy. but wood and ti)lc
came out. y"ul',0p7,"','t'
rliiiici tightly in some narrow strips
of.rk. lie tiien drove lu the staple,
which lia never ilr.iwmwt siiiee. An
j,,M th U almost : worth a patent,
nd yet any one may be cdiieited to
apply iMinnar ginsi sen-.e in e-oiumuii
anKmtut i.-, 1, lnmt,s nee lnl
I lv Infested with ticks thev will I
! hnited in tlielr innwth. reduced ill
Ilesh. and seriously weakened at a crit-
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lea time when tuey need to tie m tlie
u, .f Mnn.lt.l.M If tlirt I'liidw hnve
. , . we)
to Inspect them clowly. and 'with a
I'"1' 'Clssors tup evcrj' nch
ttwt lnav ,uive ,lpw destruction:
that is if ' tlwy a,v only a few in imiu-
still numerous, another dipping
siiouiu ne ainnnustereu iiiuneoiareiy,
m if would not he a sate onei i
is it would not ik. a sntv iipeniiion
,m,.ilisr w,,i wither. We reia-at tlie
in-etious lor inaKing
' up and Imiled in two pailfuls of water.
with thirty Bullous added, win maw
Ibi suhlcietit for KK) lambs or BO
sheep. After dipping keep dry torn
day or two. If Ihe fowls are permitted
access to the slwciKvanls they will
eagerly search for the ticks and pick
! them out of the WOOl. but W! would
rather trust to the more effectual pro
cess of dipping.
llrw to Fasten 'ows. Stanchions
sate flistenimr is the ring-and-chaln
floor of the stable." and let Into the
beam or 1olt above. The chain is
J fc ,
'panting 'a small crosMjar throngii
ring; and by passing it through two
or t hive ot the rlngs.it is unpossiuic
tliat the chain can come unfastened. A
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((on, which Will add another perfect
I fi-teuing. ifilesired. With this fiisteti-
i 'iej .'ue' ' s ui-pi i.!' ""n
j rui. j,er 'lead over toward
I many years for cows, oxen and bulls
; without any aaident, and with great
salsfaction. Made of steel, they are
ijj,lt. cheap, secure and comfortable,
j wiiiiimcport ii-cim.,, unrette uj Buiit-
j ' "Allmn tiw 011 ttle trilln
i bouiai siaith last evening was a man
l.taaunll m ll. ...... ti'iill . l.ii.il. ii u.i t ll'liu
iiri ir snail ikmik nwv m utn in juh-
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der-blade. It hangs suspended dowu
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. lug nun upon ine street wouiu ousei c
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ungnizant of tlds singular is, would
I nemive a peculiar lit of the coat, lie
I suites that he lss olU'ii lieeu qtiestlOU-
i u m uhv be does not olaw himself
uimii eyblhltihn. or baooute one of Mr.
ffirTnmrt bermaiieiit attractions. His
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invariable ivmv K ' w hwhiio
P"Pj "f WhC
wea thy fenner Mm
j mot actjve ilm prodtable of farmer's
lielp. He would assist lu louling hay
and at the same time liold seciuvly
j bormi 0ll yeral musioiis
! be came near breaking this unnatural
I member by sudden tails, and at one
; ,imc fnfrm the pangs of a full-sized
; nnou tlie foreilnger. t)u one oc-
casioil wliuii about 17, the village hoys
thought they would haven little fun at
"three arms'' exiense, and commenc
ed a system of blackguardism, follow
ed by a bold attact upon Ids iierson.
Forbearance ceased to be a virtue, and
throwing oil' his loose garments he
went at them 111 true pugilistic style:
arm number three terforiiiii.g its
nobly and appaiviitly outrivaling
one and two. At tbeeial of the
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n.. .-.rt ,r, ,.--, , JL' ,
,.i.,it ,. ,....,.., ,i iic l,i imt
.,,. ' , " . ' gji ami
never aftorwaixls was perstetl oil ae
count of hi deformity. At tla; out
break of tlie rt'ltelHon he joined a New
York a-gimei.t, ami so distinguished
himself by bravery, that he was anal
ly promoted captain, and milked as
the best drilled officer ill the regiment
to which lie was attached. At the close
of the war he ret timed to the farm, and
lias .since remained there, lie is now
cu route tor the south, to visit a si-ter
aomewhew In South Carolina. Umay
he a query with some how 1k could
"se uns arm with the proper clothing
pon his IksIv. Alibis gjirineuts u-
toiled 'or laWing suits, was so made
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OV Ollt'onitiir t .tie same :is:i cln i sanioll.
He is truly a wonder. Being a man
v; 1 .w.ciihiiiiii piier. 1111 mo '
VM)W with him is especially agreealle.
and lie relates many pleasing anecdotes
''""lf with g.at ivll-li.
It Is said that the Woman's Mights j
"JP"?" MasChtWet-ts InnakMd
th.-price of sl.leaddles to llfly tvnt.. ;
The other kind Is now the fashio...
I"K a-niboer rii g around
Oue wlutereveubig a coraitry se
kwper in tlieOreeu Mouutaln Sti e
was about closing up for the uight.
and wuue sianaius in ine simiw oui-
si'le. putting up the window slaitter-.
-aw tnrougti the glass a loungtug fel
low wit bin, grab a (khiih) of (tm1i b(K
ler from the shelf, and conceal it lu
Tlw act was no sooner duUHled than
the revifiige was hit Umu and a very
few moments found tlie (Ireeu Moun
taiu storekeeper indulging his appetite
for fan to tlie fullest extent, mid pa) -ing
off tlie tliWf with a facetious sor'
of torture, ft whldi iie woild havo
gained a piviuium from the Old Iwjtli
sitiou. I say, Seth." said the storvkeeper.
coming hi and dosing tlie door after
him, slapping bis hand over his shoul
ders and stumping tlie snow off his
Sell i bad his hand on tlie door, hu
hat on his bend, and lis; roll of huttes
iu his hat. anxious to make his exit s
soon as possible.
"I say. Seth. sit down ; I reckon
now oil such a cold niirlit as this, a
, Hle souieUiuig warm wouiu uot nun
Sail felt verv uutJ-rtain : Iw lnul the
butter and was exceedingly anxious to
lie off, but the temptation of some
thing warm sadly interfered with his
resolution to go. This Invitation u
soon settitHl by the storekeeper taking
Scih by Ihe shoulders and planting
him in a seat close to the stove, where
he was so cjartMreu1 hi by the boxes
and barrels that while tlie grocer
stood before him, tliere was no posii
hility of gi-ttiiig out. Right lu this
(cry place, sua enough toe store
eeper sat down. 1 1
S'th. we'll luive a little warm San
la Cm " said the grocer. He opentsl
the stove door, and -lulled iu as man.,
sticks as the place would admit.
"Without it you'd freeze going home
such a night as this."
S. th already felt the butter settling
down doscr to his luilr, and he jmn;
ed up declaring he isttsf go.
N'ot till you have something
warm, Seth. Come, I've a story 0
tell you," and Seth wits agilii pushed
Into his seat by his cunning toriueuto: .
uii! it s so not aero." uu tiic
licit v thief, attemutiiii: to rise.
Sit down don't lie In such a hur
ry,'' retorted tlw otlier, pushing htui
hack into Ids chair.
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tud tlie wood to split, and I inu i he
Seth, in this manner. Sit dowu ; lei
the cows take caits of tliemselves, and
?MD ? .ltoni.a
nttie ndgi-ty, said tlie roguish grocer.
with a wicked Iwr.
flic next thing was the products i
j of two smoking glass 0f hot toddx .
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the very sight of which, in Sctli's pn-
cut situation, would have made the
hair stand erect upon his head, had it
not been well oiled mid kept kowa fry
the butter. "Seth, I will give you it
toast, now, and you van butter ii
yourself," said the grocer, with an air
of -neb consummate simplicity, thai
poor Seth belied himself unsuspected.
"Here's a Christinas goose, well roai
ed, eh '- I tell you It's the great -i
eating in creation. And Hctlt. don't
you never use laig's fit, or common
cooking butter to baste it with ; cone .
take your butter I mean Seth, take
Poor Seth now began to smoke, ic
weli as melt, and his mouth was hei
uietieallv sealed up. as though he Ira. I
been born dumb. Streak niter streak
of tlw butter came pouring from un
der his bat, and his handkerchief wj
How. Talking nwav as if notliiiic
ilking nwav 11s if notliinc
was the matter, the fun-lovlug grocer
kept st titling wood into the stove,
while poor Seth wit upright, with hi
back against the counter, and his
knees touching the red hot furnace In -fore.
'fold night, this," s.'i Id the grocer.
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it von were warm. Whv don t vnu
j take your liat oir. Here, let iiiepui
"So." exclaimed poor Seth, at hi-i.
No, I must go. let me out : I ain't
welk lit we i7
A creasy CHUratt was now pptH-hig
down the poor man's face and neck,
and soaking Into his clothes, and
trickling down his body Into his boot-,
so thai lie was literally iu a perf 1
bath of oil.
"Well, good-night, Seth." said the
humorous Vcrtnnntcr. "If you will
go;" and added, as he darted out of
the door. "I. reckon tla- fun I hav.
had out of you Is worth nine pence.
I shan't charge you for that pound f
butter in your hut."
A philosopher has said : "He who
Is iiiipa-sionaie and Isisty is generally
liouest. It is your cold, dissembling
hypocrite vou sluaild ! vare of,
Tla-re's 1.0 deception iu a bull dog. It
is only the cur that sneaks up and bites
you when your back's turned.
"dnWer In Indiana bemme mixed
"P 1,1 sieciu.ition-. ami ,'uii.onuc-
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eo ro ins mgmgtym that ms hi.
! w .'-! laM' 8
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Hange Three West."
Darwinism. Monkeys are scarce In
Mlciilgiin. A wifdler hi Detroit ket
one for a :t. who usually sat on tla
A country man came in one day, the
proprietor being hi the hack iixnu.
I lie countryman seeing a saddle rri.it
m mm, aawu me price,
! Monkoy said nothing,
I Customer said:
1,11 give you niem i uuu.h -101 u,
laying down the money, which the
' monkey shoyed into the ihawer.
1 IIii 111:111 hi -n rik f he :((!((!.'. t.uf
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:"" i " " in- o.,e.
scratclii tl his f.cc, antl tlie ftltrlitened
I countryman -creamed for his life.
! Proprietor rushed iu and wanted to
know What's the fuss.
"I'ltss!" said tlie customer. "Puss."'
! "I booghlasaddlc from your sun sitting
! there, ami when I went to take it. hV
wouldn't lei me have it!"
Tlie satldlerapisilogized torthe mon-
key, but assured him that tfe.,"","! ,'..