Richmond Weekly Palladium from Richmond, Indiana on June 2, 1875 · 1
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r : e THE PALLADIUM. t s r. i) ',1 J I1' A, hi U :T r (I f i ; ) ! 4 PtTBUBarD EVERT WEDNESDAY BT B. TY. PAVIS, DAVIS, Froprletora TEKT1. One year, in advance......... SI So Six moultr t " ... 7ft j'hre months ............. 40 Wail Time Table. ' : OOINO NOHTII Including all placessup-' piled irom the Chicago It. K., and thei I. Vayne IU K., closcsatliMiOa. in. , liOIVU SOUTH 1. Including HneinfiaH anl nil poinM beyond. e,loet(:l) 2. lncludiu all plao-ssuppliwu from tho . Cincinnati KallnmU,) p. m. UOIXO EAST Including all places tmn- plled irom the Columbus R. K.. ami all Eastern and iVntral States, clows at , a. in. Via l)u ton nnd Xenia UaU-road, cliwei ti:Oti a. m. ' UOISO WEST 1. Including I mil Mia poll s and all points beyond, clows UWH) a. ni.: " 2. mime as above, closes 7:00 p. m.; 3. tit-i eluding nil point supplied by tueludl-' an'tpolis Itailroad, 3.01) p. m. i '"Chlcnso and ah point went and north-' west, elims 7:hi p. m. - . I To Webster, Williamsburg and Bloomings-port, on Ynesd ay, Thursday ana Sntur-! day, at 2:00 p.m. - ! To Cox's Mill. Whit Wator.Bothel and Ar- ba, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. at 12.-00 m. ' To Abington, Clifton nnd Liberty, on Mon-.. day und Friday, at 7:00 a. m. r ' . ' To Boston, Reechymlre, flood win's Corner. and College Corner, on Tuesday ami Friday, at 12:30 m. MAILS ARK OPKS At R:f) a. m. from fndlftiiapolis and Cincinnati and ln-yond. At 11:00 a. m. from Cincinnati, way and lliroiii'h mulls. At 4:W p. m. from East, via Columbus Katl At 7:00 p. road, and Dayton and Xenia Railroad. 7:00 p. m. front North, via Chicago Hall-road nnd Fort Wavne Railroad. AtH:Wi p. in. from Indianapolis and beyond. Ofllce open rrom 7:00 a. in. to 7:30 p: in.- On Sunday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a. m. tk,c. I 174. It W. l'AVK. P. M. Il.tILRO.tI TIME-TABLE. Pittsburg, Cincinnati and St. I.ooln ftailwny. PAN-HANDLE ROUTE. COXDKNSKD TIME CAKO. COtCSBCSANDIS- DIANAPOMS DIVISION MJV, 30, 1S74. 001X0 WEST. No. 2. No. 8. Pittsburg..) 2:iio pm' I l:"i0ain Columbus 1J:(0 n't .V.iOim HMoam Mil'ord ( 1:11 am rf:27 pm ll-.lSHin Urlna.,., 2:o2 ant! 73W pm 12:11pm ' 3:12 am; H: tip ml l:2tpm Brad Jutt.. a: Hi am! 0:15 put 2;Mpm Urecnv'l. 4:20 am I 2:40pm Kit-lim '1.. 6:2-1 am l:-'5 am! 3:4(pm Cainbri'Ke 6:oam 11:12 am 4:lHpin k'nlw-litVn (!:i.lam 12:0'1 Dini .:0(iiim Iil.Uii'plls. H:iim! 1:80 pm! :3nptnill:Hpro GOIXQ EAST. No. 10 7:."i0am 3:)0pni 4:45pm 5:20 im ii:l!U'in 0:40pm 7:12pm tcliipm 8:5i"pm H:42pni No. 1. I No. 8. Iudla'plls." 4:')0am 7:00 pin iCuiKhiVn 5:59 am B:Mpm t.'iimbl t'Ke 6:-f7am 9:20 pin itichm'nd 7:15am l0:iio pm tlreenv'le.; 8:23ani; So. . :50am 7MJ0 am 9:17am 7:27 am .'I0:10am W:40 am Milfoi J. ..J 10:50 am. 9:40am CMlumbaa; 11:50 am 11:00 am Pitfburg.J 7:13 pm' I Non.1.2, a and 7 run uuiiy Hrad J un.. Pioua .. Urban .. No. 5. I No. 7. 9:;Vain 11:00am 11:45am 12:25pm 4:55pm 6:05pm 0:42pm 7:15im Dally .except Sunday. l:lomi H:2ipin 2:00pm 8:45pm 2:42pm 9:IHpm 3:52pm 10:Ilin 4:45pm 10:5:1pm ftuopm 11:55pm 2:21)0111' 7:2.jion All other trains Richmond nnd C'nlrag-o IMvilon. 'ov. 30, 1S71. GOlJid NORTH. No. 2. No. 8. No. 10. Omilnnat 7:30 am ! 7:00 pm Kiclimond ....' 10:30 a in 10:10 pm Haitemt'n ll:lHam 10:52 pm Newcastle 11:50am 11:21 pin Anderson 1:10 pm; 12:1 am Kokomo - 3:00 pm 1: ant Lotfansp't 4:00 pm I 3:10 am Crown Pt 7:20 pm 6:20 am Chicago 9:00 pm ..1 8:00 am GOINO BOl'TH. No. I. Chicago....- 7:50 pm Crown Pt 9:40 pm liosraasp't. 12:45 am Kokomo..., 2:00 am Anderson.' 8:42 am NewC"atle 4::8 am Hagerst'n.'5:(Warn Kiclimond 5:50 am Clncinnat. :00 am No. 3. I .! 8:20 am 10K)4 am ' 1:00 pra . !.... 2:20 pm; i. 4:11 pm:.. !- 5)8 pin ; .::pm! 1 :2o pml i 9:25 pm - No. 10 leaves Richmond daily. No 1 leaves Chlciujo uailv. All other trains run dally, except Hnmlay. Little Miami Division. Nov.30,lS74. OOINO WEST. Pittbnri Dres June No. 2. 2:00 pm 9:IWpill Coliimli'Sil'Wn'l lndon ' Xenia Morrow .. Cineinati Xenla Iiavtnn..., ItlchmM.. I nd 'polls. 15 am 2:20 am 3:40 am 5:15 am No. . No. 6. No. 10. 1:50 am 7:50 nm 7:2:1 am 1:22 pm 5:00 am 10:0) am ; 3:40 pm 6:00am ll)am 4:34 pm 7:10 am ; 12:15 pml 5::5 pm 8:2Ham 1:23 pm! fi:37pm 10:30 am I 2:50pm 8:00pm 7:20 am 12:20 pm 5:45 pm 8:10amj 1:15pm 0:45pm 10:O0ami 3:20pm I:30pm! 6:M0pm' OOINO EAST. j No. 1. No. 3. No. 5. No. 7. Ind'polis I 9:35am ...i., Klclimud; 12:40pm Day ton. ..1 8:15 am 2:15 pm Xenla I 9:40am ' 3:45pm Clnolnntl 7:00 am - 1:20pm 7:10pm Morrow...! 8:28am 2:4spm 8:40 pm Xenla 1 9:35 am 12:50am 3:50pm 9:45 pin Ixn(lon ...10:13 am 2:03am 5:03 pm 10:55 pm Columb 's 11:45am 3:05 am 6:05 pm 11:55 pm DreJunc 1:58pm 5:25am 8:31pm 2:02 am PlttshuTK 7:15 pin 12:20pm 2:20am 7:25 am iOISO NORTH. OOINO SOITH. (i K m'l ex. 10:00 am Portland ac....4:00pm Cf If. XS7 i hi w tf iff (! i i i w r : ! .Il l I - mm ff "BE JUST AND FEAR NOT! LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM'ST AT, BE THY GOD'S, THY COUNTRY'S AND TRUTH'S I " vol: xlv. PJCHMOND, WAYNE COUNTY, INDIANA, JUNE 2, Slo. Whr,b" NO. 12 Nfw. 1, 2, 6 and 7 run Dally to and from Cincinnati. All other Trains Dnil y. except Wnnday. W. L.'O'BRIEN, (ionT PaHsengerand Ticket Agent. C. K. aft: Ft. Wayne Railroad. 213 Main Street, ROT WAITED. ' Boys of spirit, boys of will, Boys of inuxcle, brain and power; 'i Fit to cope with feverytliliig They are wanted every hour. Not the weak and whining drones. That all troubles magnify Not Ui6 walciiwqrd, of "I can't," But the nobi one, "I'll try." ! - 1H) whateVrytni bav to do With a tru and earnest real; - Bend your Slnewi to the task, , - . ' Put your shoulder to the wheel. " - ' Though yonr duty may be ha;d J Look not on it as an 111; If it be an honest task, ' r ' Do it with an honest will. 1 At the anvil, on the farm, Wheresoever you may be; Frun your future efforts, lxiys, Comes a nation's destiny. A natural revolutionist the earth. An affecting sight barrel ia tiem MR. R AVID. , ''What, you here yet, old fellow?" naid Jack Rapid to Saru the hostler, whohadtangbt lum how to clean a horse, and put him in a carriage, writ n Jack w:ig a dirty little urchin,'L-inir iinu lev stp:iv ennner.s in the i I ' o I ' " -' i; I - - race week, aud at the lair tune, and iu days wnen tue ingei was full of company and farmer' carta nearly filled the inn yard. - "You here yet, in thia dull o'd place?" - The hostler at first did not recognize his pupil Jack. How should he? V h it rescmbl inee was there between ?; lanky and ragged little lad and the .esvy swell who now accosted him? Old Sam took a careful inventory of al! his fine clothes, and probably cast "It is a guinea," answeied Sam, "which the great etatettmau, Billy Pitt, as he was familiarly failed, gave my father, one day, when he was hur-ryini: in hot hasto to London on im portant business, iuy latner 8 roan The sun says, with a lisp, Henson, who went awajrsix or sevcu thaw ; drowried. noor fellow. But he was stouter than you. You're never he. Something that ought to be put come b tck whh pockets lull of gold down carpets. i from the Gold Coast, are you ? , , . , . ,! "Tom Henson? No, I'm Jack . Take pleasure in your busuies? and Rip;3? now Joh.-i Dashwood Rapid, it will become your recreation. t EsflUj,e. 0r Flyaway Hall. Don't You remember u c many years ago, when 1 u-ed to tonic ami help you ou buy Jays?'' "You Jack Rapid?" said the hostler, taking a htep backward to consider the speaker from a new point ol ' hy, how can it be that ut- up the sum total ot their value, ere he , smaller andmore lucky house, else rt-p'ied: I you will be limping up to th despised "Yes, I'm here, that is certain; but j 'Angel' in a few years' time, with who you are 1 can't make out. for the ; rags on your back, to beg a crust and life 01 me. You are not unlike lom a job ot old bum. The A miction or Mrs. Lincoln. The following, from the New York Tribune, is supposed to be from the pen ot John llay, formerly private secretary to President Lincoln : The fympathv of the nation, which ner and readiness pleased Mr. Pitt, . has been too grudgingly given to the and be gave him a guinea, which my ' widow of Abraham Lincoln, will cer-father declared should be 'the last tainly Ite no longer withheld now that fieee of money he would ever spend. J a court of justice has declared her be-t has come to me, aud I am deter-1 reft of reason. It has long been mined I will never run so near ground ' known to those nearest to her that as to need that ruiuea to float ine. J her miud never entirely recovered Ibat guinea, .Mr. Rapid, has made me jlrom the shock ot the President s as sassination. It would have been a brain of extraordinary force which could have withstood that night ot horrors. Her husband, to whom, in spite of all cossin to the contrary, sho i was devotedly attached, was shot down at her side in perfect health and t-trenjrth. Her dress was stainei with his blood. She passed the long 1 ours of his agony at his bedside, re-l'nsineto baiieve thor sentence: of hi? Mr. Rap'd could hear no more such 1 surgeons, and in the morning, when The Trump'. Harvest. j took pace ; JJOj, ana will Ion Spring has come, and the tramps J be remembered as one ot the most look longingly Westward tor festivity a careful man, and I grieve to think you are throwing away, with both hands, a fortune on fellows who don't j really care a pinch of .'snuff for you. i Let me beg you, s au old friend, to 1 leave Flyaway Hall and live in a IIoe for the best, th'nk for the worst, and bear whatever happens. The "speck of war" is one of the poorest "'specs" a nation can engage in. Boston Trauscript. It appears that coining copper is: not profitable. The povernmeut has not made a half cent since 1837. j Tom Collins wis sent to the penitentiary at Indianapolis the other day, lor petty birceny. Don't imagine that you were born to mounted upward. Why, your horses eighty guineas apiece: are worth continued Sam, with an admiring dance ot the animals "Yes, Ham, times have changed thank my stars for that. Do you know 1 went at last to London, and got a good place at a grand weMt-end hotel, as a waiter in a billiard-room; but that would never have put me where I am, had I got a guinea where I got a threepenny bit. No; an. old screw of a relation, named Wood, died two years back, and left me his savings, because he was my godfather, and I was uamed John alter him. And now I live at Flyaway Hall, and drive, you see, good cattle, and spend my money like a gentleman, and show my gratitude to old Wood by calling my.-elf Dishwood. Clever contrivance, that! don't you think so? And, Sam, I'm willing to be a gentleman to you, if vou'll come and be my head croom. "Flyaway Hall !" echoed Sam, ! sidcr their ways. V hy, you don't mean to say you hve at Flyaway Uallf ' '"Yes.T do, Sam, indeed; and why should I not? ' "Well," auswered Sam, "I don't know why, if you've got plenty' of money; but, bless me ! Flyaway Hall must take a mint of cash for coal, if one is to go by the chimneys. And it has ruined two or three sine I first heard of it. There was Lord Oakes well do I remember goinff to his sale. A great auctioneer from London was talking and hammering for three or four days, and the wine and cigars Portland ac... 9:00 am It m'l ex. 6:25 pm j J ART & DOBI1IXS, House, Nig-n and Ornamental PAINTERS. GRAINERS, Etc. 18-lv RICHMOND INDIANA C? t COA Per I1ay at home. Terms free. rt) oZt Address O. Stinson co jan.19, lMtiu. ly Portland, Maine Manhood: How Lost, How Restored ! Just published, a Pew edition of iS ,r- C'nlverwelPa Celebrated Knaay on the radical one (with-Wiw out medicine) of Hi-ekxatorkhoka orHeminal Weakness, Involuntary Seminal iiosses, I.MPOTKNt'Y, Mental and Physical Incapacity, Impediments to Marriage, etc.; also, Consumption. Epilepsy and Fits, Indue, d by self-indulgence or sexual extravagance, Ac. Prioe, in a sealed envelope, only six cents. The celebrated author. In this admirable Essay, clearly demonstrates, from a thirty pars' successful practice, that the alarm-Inn consediieneetiofself.ahusetnay be rad-ieally cured w.thout the dangerous une of liit. rnal medicine or the application of the knife; pou Un out a mode of enre at once simple, certain, and effectual, bv means o! which every sufferer, no matter what his condition may be, may cure himself cheaply, privately, and radically. r This Lecture should" he lit the hands of every touth and every man in the land Hettt under seal, in a plain envelope to any address, post-paid, on receipt of 'six cents or two post stum ps. Address the publishers, CHAM. J. KLINE CO., 127 P.owerv, New York; P.O. ltox,4"W5. Vl'STi:S B. YOtSO, ATTORNEY Ofilce in room over (Jeorge W Grocery, Kiclimond indiaua. ND NOTARY. Barne-, view. tie - "Stay, Sam." said Mr. Rapid. "I know w h it you are go rig to say, and I had rather saj it for you. How can it be that that little dirty boy has become puch a irentlem:m ? ' "Well,'' said Sam. "I don't want to reform the world. You can't split a I be rude; but when I remember what mountain with a toothpick. you were, 1 do wonder how you have You will never find a man out until he owes you, and jou go to collect the little bills; then you will always find him out. It is an extraordinary fact that when people come to what is commonly called high words they generally use low language. "Is that elock right over there?" asked a visitor the other day. "Right over there!'' said the boy, "tain't nowhere else." A bashful compositor refused to accept a situation in an office where girls were employed, saying he never setup with a girl in his life. The crocus put Its head out from under the snow and said to its companion, "you -lilac everything if you say this is spring." Crawfordsville has a Justice of the Peace nimed Canine. Ili-s decisions are couched in "words with the bark on." Let us suggest to Weston that he start from San Francisco and walk due west 3.000 miles, taking his own time aud making his own terms! The New York World stubbornly maintains that no man ever lived 100 years. And that is the way your own friends lie about you, William Allen. Rise up! The provisions of the late law paying a bounty for fox and wolf scalps is ol no avail until the Commissioners of each county provide lor its pay- meut. A young lady in May6ville. Ky., recently swallowed a lot of percuss. ou caps. She went off next day with a young man named Carbine. It created a big report in the town. A Brown county editor bought his ink by the jug lull, beause he could jret it cheaper, but his wife went to nil the inkstmd one morning and fouud it wasn't ink by a jugfull A certain Western editor, who was presented with a box ot collars in pay for an advertisement, is waiting in daily expectation that some one will present him with a shirt. A country editor cannot be as bold and independent in his paper as his city brother. He has to collect his own rubscription, and almost everybody in the country keep? a dosr. Danbury News. It was an Irish Coroner who, when asked how he accounted for an extraordinary mortality in Limerick replied sadly: 'l cannot tell. There are people dying this year that never died before." The son of a clergyman was deliv ering a college valedictory, when, in pulling out his handkerchief, he pulled out a pack of cards. '"Hulloa!" he exclaimed, "I've got on my father's coatl" Take life easy, and don't always be trying to beat the sun up, says an ex change. You may win for a while, but in the long run you are sure to be beaten, and some morning it will rise when you don't. Mr. John Roberts, while out hunt ing last fall, found a hornet nest 28 inches long and 40 inches in circum ference. He took it home and hune it up in the wood house. The other day he was looking at it when to his surprise he found the nest occupied by mice. A friend lately called upon the historian, Runke. in Berlin, and observed: "Well, Professor, I suppose you work as hard as ever in your old age." "Yes," replied the veteran, tenderly: "my wife is dead now, you see, and I have less annoyance and can accomplish more." A man will carry five hundred dollars in his vest pocket, but a woman needs a morocco portinonnaie as larue as a fist, and too heavy to carry in the pocket, to escort a til ty cent script, a recipe for niakiou jelly-cake, and two samples of dress goods down town and back, every pleasant afternoon. Cowden Clarke tells a story of a gentleman who lately, in making a return of his income to the tax commissioners, wrote on the paper: "For the first three yeais my income has oeen somewhat under j150; in future it will he more precarious, as the man is dead of whom I borrowed the money." It is understood that the badge of the Jefferson Davis Club will be a neatly-contrived representation tf a bearded l ice, surrounded by a bonnet, relieved hy a hoop skirt and a tiny halmoral. From the lower edge will depend a miniature water pail (empty.) doleful Jorebi'dines. but hurried away and to chat with the more congenial landlord. The saucy Titer soon appeared and grumbled at evervth ng in the stable except S:im, who looked too big'.-md resolute to insult By .-.nd by the smart turnout bowled away; the landlord bowed, and thanked Mr. Rapid tor his patronage; and Sam remained more or less absent all the day. In less than the time he had fixed. Fly- way Hall wasafuin the scene of Mr. Hammer's toil. Aijain all that valuable furniture, pictures, wines. etc., went to the highest bidder, and Mr. Rapid disappeared from view. Some time alter a f?:iunt, emaciated man kuocked at Sam's door. Of ; course we know who it was no one else than Rapid, broken, weary, dying. He had no friends; tho-e who had helped to ruin him were scattered every one to his own, nnd uo one cared lor poor Jack Rapid s soul. So he bethought him ol the kind-hearted-Old hostler, who had belrietnled hiu in the adversities of his youth, and had given him the best of advice in his mad career of prosperity. In the house of that good Samaritan poor Jack Rapid breathed his last, conscious of his folly, and taught by Sam to go as a penitent to the Cross, in which the broken-hearted find rest and hope. And when he meets a young man given to loose and lavish ways, he contriTes to conluct him some quiet evening to tho church ard, where besides Ripid's grave, he oints the moral which the prodigal's short lite : supplied; and often so sharply that several young men can thankfully date the abandonment of their follies from the still and solemn hour when old Sim's words seemed to go into their very souls, ana made them con- I.lnrtley Mnrrny. As many spoke of Robin Hood who never shot with his bow. so many hear of Lindley Murray who know nothing of him but that he cotupjsed a book of Kngiish grammar. He was an American native ot Pennsylvania and realized a competency at New York, partly as a ban ister and partly as a merchant. The necessities of health obliged him to remove to En gland, where he spcut the last forty years of his protracted life at Hold- near jcork, a teeble invalid, but crate. ietohrd enough 4o stock a farm; yet . resigned and happy. Besides his well- my iora oniy paia nis creunors six- known Liiammar, he wrote a toofc on aud-nincneiice on the pound. Mr. Rapid seemed rather disconcerted by these remarks. It was not pleasaut to think of poor Lord Oakes flouudering in the deep waters of shame and ruin; but 31r. Ripid laughed the thought away, and g.ving his white beaver a j iunty toss, he look out n cigar and beg in to smoke. "Well, but, bum, continued Mr. Itipid, "will you leave this moldy old inn and live with me? For auld lang syne we'll take a cup o kindness yet, and say, "Good wages and light work.' By the look of things you must be doing a seedy bu-iness here. My pair seem to be the only horses you've had in the stable to day. Come, now, out with the secret! How many nags have bitten your corn since last Wednesday a week ago? Why," said Mr. Rapid, laughing at his own conceit, "you've cot your hands in your trowscrs pockets, as if they were at home there, and had nothing else to do!" Aud Mr. Rapid tittered away at his owu wit. ' Never mind," said Sam, somewhat huffed at the insolent allusion to the declining fortunes'of the old"Angel.'' but pulling his hands out of his pockets at the same time. "Never mind, sir, we are doing well enough for my contentment, and I must decline with thanks your well-meant offer to find me easy work and good pay at Flyaway Hall." "Well, every man to lire tasle !"" exclaimed Mr. Rapid; "But remember, Sam, in spite ol your refusal, which is rather affronting, 1 mu.-t say Flyaway Hall will be always open to you. When you have got to your last shilling, I'll be your friend for the sake of old times. I can always do with an extra hand, and I think of increasing my stud. One knows, you see, so many good fellows, and one likes to Bee their happy faces about one, and they are generally as poor as rats; so I have to mount them all, and the rogues are not content unless they have the best horses and are in at the death." "Ah,'" sai-2 Sam. turning away his face and speaking low, ht y won't be in at your death, depend upon it." "My death? - What do you mean ?" asked Mr. Rapid, rather sharply. "I mean, sir, your rrin, which, if all you say is true, is not very far distant. Your friends will suck you dry, like the oranges you used to be so tond of when you could get them, and then they will leave you. Fljaway Hall will want Mr. Hammer again, firobably in a year or two, and if 1 eave the old inn on the moor.another will step into my shoes, and when I want them again, I shall have to ask in vain. No, Mr. Rapid; I'm not a belting man, but I'll wager a crown you are in the court paying your angry creditors so much on the pound before I have to part with my Pitt guinea." 'Your Pitt guinea !" said Mr. Rapid, now getting seriously vexed, and about to order his pair to be put into his fashionable drag. and to summon his smart tiger Tom from the tap-room lire Pitt guinea? the The Power of Religion on the Min i. He was a man of mild and temperate nature, entirely beloved by ad connected with him. In a series of autobiographical letters, he gives statement as to the nioder.ttion of his desires, well worihy ol being brought under general not fee: "My views aud wishes with regard to property were, in every period oi my lite, contained within a vcrv mod eratc compass. I wis early persuaded that, though a competence is vital to content,' 1 ouht uot to annex to that term the idea ol much property. I determined that when I should acquire enough to enable me to main tain and provide for my family in a re-peetab;e and moderate manner, aud tins according to real and rational not imaginary and fantastic wants ' and a little to share for the necessities ' of others, 1 would decline the pursuit ' of property, and devote a great part of ! my time, in some way or other, to the i beneht ot my tt-ilow creatures, witli;ti j the sphere of my abilities to serve 1 them. 1 leiceived that the desire ol great pose.-eioDs generally expands with the gradua aeequisit:on and full attainment of them; and I imagined that charity and a ecm-rous applica tion do not sufficiently correspond with the mcrease ot property. 1 thought, too, that procuring great wealth has a tendency to produce an elated independence of mind, little connected with that humility which is the ground of all our virtues; that a busy and anxious pursuit ol it often excludes views and reflections of infinite importance, and leaves but little time to acquire that treasure which would make us rich indeed. I was persuaded that a truly sincere mind could be at uo loss to discern the just limits between a sate and competent portion and a dangerous prolusion of the good things of hi These views of the subject I reduced to practice; and terminated my mer cantile concerns when I had sicquired moderate competency. Uook o Days. The newspaper is the handmaid o civiiization. No family can maintain its place in society without it. The man needs it for information about markets and politics; the woman needs it as a diversion from her tiouse-hold cares and family duties; the young need it for both amusement and instruction. Thousands of families can take but a single newspaper; and that, one should be commended to their consideration which best meets all their needs. all was over, she confronted a los? such as has been et perienced by few women. For the next few weeks it wis doubtful whether she would ever enieree from the shadow of death in which ;he lay. Rut everything the did or said 'n that delirium of de-pair wickedly and shameluliy used against her j.fterwards. It was the duty ot the country, out ot regard to its own h-iiorand dignity, to provide for her future. This Con gress ior years rciu-eu to do. .xut a cent was raised for the purpose ty public subscription. W hen at last 31 r. Sumner forced a bill through Congress civing her tho pi til u t pension of i?3,000. it only passed after malicious and scurrilous opposition, in the course of wh'eh her enemies luoted every utterance and act which had proceeded, alter her troubles. from her disordered bruin. She was entitled to the gen'lest and most tender consideration from every de cent man; but she was attacked by Congressmen and vilified by a portion of the press, as if t-he had been an able-bodied politician, courting votes and criticism. There is no doubt that this treatment had its cfleet hi preventin? her recovery from the great shock which had shattered her lite. The death of her young boy, whom she idolized, tilled up the measure of her sorrows, and finished the wreck of her intellectual faculties. As long as it was possible her son, the worthy inheritor of his father's character, bore with a touching patience and devotion the consequences of this misfortune. Rut it became evident at last that to prevent worse disasters the unfortunate laiy must be put under restraint, aud the pro - ceedings in court were taken, with which our readers are familiar. Ihe ittempt upon her own life the next day was a terrible confirmation of the justice ol the decree of" the court. We are sure that the lonir-delayea sxmpa- Ihies of the country will attend this deeply am. cted widow to the retreat which has been provided tor her, where a cure for her nial-tdy may be found, which was impossible as long as she remained in contact with the world. We deem it Dot intrusive to say, also, that the only surviving son ot .Mr. Lincoln deserves, in this calamity, the respect and consideration of every one. He has borne himself always with irreproachable dignity and decorum. He has asked nothing from the country which was so deeply indebted to his father. lie has gained an enviable position in hie prolession and m society by his own merit and industry. He is not a man to give way to misfortune, however sorely tried. 15ut he ousht not to be left to meet this last affl ction without the assurance of the respect and good-will winch li s character, no less than his name, deserves. and plunder. A tramp by profes sion now in ew iork. has been so ofteu swinging around the circle that it is 8:tid that he can now set tye handsomely for the Cherokee Nation's paper; while a Philadelphia tramp is obstinate and hard fought battles ir the history of Indian warfare. After the thickest and mor desier ate of the" ficht was over, Chamber- lain, weary with fighting, thirsty and faint under the heat ol the sun, had retired to the edge of the pond tt- knnwn as bavins- m:inv thousand drink and to wash out his cuu. which ems in an old Duteh settlement in had grown so foul with frequent firing. Ohio, where especially fine gin is dis tilled which pays no tax. and is cer-t linly, in respect to price, "the poor man's friend." Fun, isn't it? A characteristic tramp is he of the that at last he could not make it go off. Scarcely had he arrived there when lo, from the thicket, at a short distance from him, emerged the statelj figure ot 1'auuus, covered over with festive nature, who walks into a town i dust and blood, making his W3y tc tired, hungry, solemn, sober. aud pen- j the water. niiess; poor, but respectable; shabby,;. The warriors, at once knew each but very skillful; shoeless, but with j other, t'hamberlaiu'a gun was use-a good understanding; all but hatless, i less, and he thought of rushing upor with a remarkable idea box. He ap- ; Pauaus. with his hatchet, before ho plies lor work. ' -ober? "Yes." ; ' , ; ; "Know your business?" "Yes." ''Be.'n here before?" i0. "Got any recommendations?" "Lois of em" ''ill -:i,. ....i, .111 li.Ul, tf I J VVUlla,. I could load his rifle; but the IndianV , p-in was in ine ame- coutuiiou wuu i his own, and he came to the pond fo I quench his thirst, and hastily scour I out his foul rifle. The condition of their guns became immediately known to the warriors, and they mutually agreed not to attack each other till thev washed them out, and both were ready to beg:n to load. They s-lowly RATES rADVl:RTIMI. One square one insertion ...i 1 00 for Kh sunttFqutmt Insertion per quurp.. . id OnesquarethreeiBtiertioiw..,,..,,. 2 t'O t ine s'juare three months...., .,. ti to On square six months .... m isiequarr one year , ...,..,., n a One-fourth of a column one iaf -it, 00 Me-balf of a column one year 52 00 Three-fourths of a column one year... 7i 00 One column, one jear, changeable Quarterly . , low 00 .oral Xotirea 10 renin per Hi f. Sedately and calmly he labors uutil ; and with equal movements, cleaned be gets his two weeks' pay; tbn their guns, and took their stations on comes a change in the spirit of his ; the outer border of the beach, dream. He gatherelh together the' "Now, Paugus," said Chamberlain, other devotee at the shrine of Bac- i "I'll hive you." and with the quick-chus, and not only incapaeiates him-j ness and steadiness of an old hunter, self for fuither work, but demoral- sprang to loading his rifle. "Na," ua," izes.and all but paralyzes for a time,! replied Paugus. "nie have you, me the entire printing interest of the 1 kill von niiick." and he handled his town. Then it i that editors and cun with a dexterity that made the proprietors and boys and girls have I bold heart ol Chamberlain beat fast, to get out the piper, as the festive , and he almost raided his eyes to take I'riglilenini: Children. tramp, having donj all the damage he can. moves lor new worlds to conquer. In this way a tramp will bring destruction on a hall dozeu offices,, and smashes more temperance pledges in two weeks than are sigued in a year. Of" a sort as bad, or worse, is the "business tramp.'' lie sells soap, Bibles aud playing cards is age it for several "large metropolitan mercantile houses;" is of a pious turn, anil willing to speak in meeting, lie will take an order for anything, and "rattles up" like a blacksmith just out of his apprenticeship. He is always ready to swap things, keep a sharp eye on well to do widows, aud h is been known to run away with a good horse. Sometimes he leaves towu quietly, and at others and raostly he is hustled. If he leaves without having "got into" some one, or without a long spree (by himsell) he is one ol the exceptions. The "vile nostrum tramp", is oo well known to -need characterization. He gets his commission from men who either cannot get their advertise- 1 ments into newspapers; who think they can do better iu this way than by advertising, or who care less for their reputation than they do for their petty profits. And these are the gentlemen some o! them whom country publishers are to encounter durins the coming season. Let us hope that the tramp will disgrace himself less than usual this year it is so near the Centennial. It will be said, of course, that there are good tramps, gentlemanly tramps, wise aud skillful tramps. So be it. To them we have not a word to say. One only wishes that the number were a little larger, it but to leaven the lump of such tramps as shake the printers' pride in the printers' art, and recall to them with regret the ' happy day when "all printers were !' gentlemen, and wore swordr." Kx- change. Early Times Struggle. One of the first settlers of New Hampshire was a man by the name of ! Chauihcriain- He moved trom the I thick settled towns near the seashore, ; and peuetated into the wilderness of i that State, tar Irutu auv settlement or i l 1 1 : l . ti i -i i einui;oi ine wnties. Here tie built his last look unon tho sun. They rammed their cartridges; and each at the samtMnstant cast his ramrod on the sand; "I'll (have you, Paugus,' shouted Chamberlain, as he almost resolved to rush upon the savage with the breech of his rifl , least he should receive his bullet before he couh. load. The woods across the pond echoed back the sound. Paugus trembled as he applied his powder- horn to the priming. Chamberlain struck his guu breech violently on the ground the rifle "primed itself ho aimed and his bullet whistled through the heart of Paugus. He fell, and as he went down, the ball from the mouth of his ascending rifle tomhed the hair upon the top of Ch imherlain's head, and passed ofl into the bordering wilderness, without avenging the death of its dreadful master. Chamberlain, after recovering from the shock ol such a fearful and imminent encounter, cast a look upon the fallen savage. J he paleness ot death h:id come over his copper-colored forehead. He seized upon hi rifle, bullet-pouch, and powder-horn, left him on the lealy sau J,and sought again the lessened ranks of the white men, as they wearily defended them selves against the encircling savages He shouted to them of the fall of Paugus.. The Indians looked about them the tall figure of their chief was nowhere in sight. In grief and despair they ceased their lire, and withdrew into the woods, leaving Chamberlain, and the few who survived the conflict, to retrace their steps to the distant settlement. Wonderful Adventures. zette. After attaining his majority be was takt d as a partner into ti e concern. In 1S27 the GnztU- Comnanv Uiied the paper as a daily, and .Mr. L'Hcm tnedieu remained with- the; concern, until 1S43, when he retired, with tlx: intention of leading the life of a -r.nn-try gentleman, but being of j-etive business habitg.and largely idt mined with the activities of the growing city, he was soon induced by his friends to identify himself with the construction of the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad, which was eharb red hi 1846. with a capital of only i'S'in 0:0. He was elected President of the road July 3. 18-18, and by dint of p. effort and untiring energy of diameter, rnised nearly a million of dollars in subscription for the completion if the road. There was a great di al of trouble about the right of way, but the "untiring Pit ".dent worked will: an earnestness - and energy which overcame all difficulties, and the road was finally thrown open to the pnhl't: on the 22d of September, 1851. I Iv first year's earning amounted to about 5300,000. In 1SG3 the Dayton and Midm-m road, extending from Dayton to Toledo, was leased perpetually by the Cincinnati. Hamilton and Divton R tilroad Company, and the rompany has also a controlling interest in the Cincinnati. Richmond and Clii'-uco road, extending from Hamilton to Richmond. Air. L'Hommcdieu was President 5 lot the company twenty-two years. which cover (lie entire period id its practical history. He finally resigned the position in lb71 Mid took tin extensive tour of the Old Wovbl. embracing Egypt and the Holy Land. A a newspaper m.'in Mr. L'IIhu mudieu avoided polities, but his t a- j triotinn was zealous and steady. He i was, as a party man, a Whig, avd is ! such became a delegate to the his Convention at Philadelphia in where General Taylor was hoiuui-ju A for the Presidency instead of Ilnry Clay, who was our delegate's f;vorite and choice. In speaking of this circumstance in a sketch of his carc r. a gentlemau well acquainted with hiin writes as follow s : "His ambition since has been to contribute bis time and talents to the I building up of our goodly city, ts- pecially that portion of it which in I early times seemed to have no advo- i catc-swc&t of Main strcft.- j Through the management and iu- ' fluence of wealthy citizens in llr e.u- j tern portion of tho city, the Miami I Canal was mislocated, cairied down Deer Creek Valley when it s-hould Nothing can be worse for a child thim to be frightened. The effect of i h:inself a cibin. and though .-urrouud- t he pea re it is slow to recover from: it remains sometimes until maturity. as is shown by many instances of uiOrhid sensitiveness aud excessive neiyousnes . Not unfrpquently, fear is employed as a means of discipline.": CI ildren are controlled by being made to believe th it sometli ng terrible will happen to them and punished by being shut up in dark rooms, or by being put in places they stand in dread ol. No one, without vivid memory of his own childhood, can comprehend how entirely cruel such tlrnus are. Wc have often beard grown persons tell ol the suffering they have endured, as children, under like circumstances, and leeoitut the irrepirable injury which they are sure they then received. No parent, no nurse, capable of alarming the young, is fitted for her position. Children, as near as possible, should be trained not to know the sense of fear, which, above everything else, is to be feared in their education, early and Lite. New York Freeman's Journal. Vice President Wilson, who passed through Toptka, Kan., a few days ago, is thus "summed tip." personally, by the Commonwealth of that city: "Mr. Wilson looks like an honest man, who, while he does uot pride himsell on his having started in life a shoemaker, is not as-hamed of that fact, and still entertains a brotherly feeling fur men who work with their hands for their daily bread." The other day a man in Milwaukee found- four boys playing cards on the hay-mow, and he was proceeding to give them "fits," when one of them spoke up and said: "We wan't playing kcerds. Tom Lester's mother is dead, and we were up here showing him the pictures ou the kcerds so he would not feel lonesome." Value the friendship of him who stands bv vou in the storm: sw-.rma nt What on earth is a insects will snrroucd you in the sun-1 shine. A Chicago poet, upon hearing that Neilsnu was about to erect cow sheds upon her Peoria lots, has burst forth into the following verse: "Christine, Christine, thy milking do the morn and eve between, and not by the dim religious light of the fitful kerosene; for the cow may plunge, and the lamp explode, and the fire-fiend ride the gale, and shriek the knell of the burning town in the glow ot the moulten pail!" A lady was telling a iriend from the country of a very grand party she had given recently. "We had two generals, one judge, a popular author, and a play writer.' "Yes," chimed in her wicked son, "and there was a deputy sheriff too. who said he wanted to see dad, and they went out before supper, and dad hasn't come b:ick yet." When that youth went to school the next dav with his head all tied up, he told the boys he had a dreadful toothache. There are seventy little waifs in the Indiana Orphan Asylum, aud they stick like little waifers. ed by hostile Indians and ravenous beasts of prey, he feared uo danger and felt no harm. The roof of his hut was hung about with the flesh of the bear, and he lay at night on ihe fur ol the catamount and panther. He was tall higher than the tallest Indian strong tour of them with their tomahawks, were no match lor him with his heavy hatchet, lie was swift ol foot he could outrun tho moose in 'full trot. Artf ul and curi-uing, he entrapped the Indinu iu his ambush, and surpassed him in traversing the pathless wilds. The Iu-dians passed autious1y and harmlessly by the dwelling ot Chamberlain; and a score of them would lie still when they watched in ambush, and suffer him to go on unmolested, less their rifles might miss his body, and bring him in vengeance upon them; for he valued them as lightly as did Samson the men ol Askolon. Around the shores of tho largest lake in New Hampshire, there dwelt, at that time, a powerful tribe of Indians. Their chief was Paugus. He was a savage, of gbtm size and rtveugth, swift, cunning, deadly with his rifle and tomahawk, and cruel, vengelul beyond the native vengeance ol the Indians. He was the terror of man, woman aud child, along the frontiers, and even among the small ! cities on the very edge of the sea. landsol soldiers had ott"n penetrated to the shores of this lake, to find out the retreat of this terrible savage, and. if possible, to iday or take hi.n prisoner. But he was too cunning, aud always eluded their search; though at one time he came so ne8r that he saw the blaze of his wigwam, as they set it ou fire, snd the smoke of it curling among the tree tops that were theu above his head. Olten had Chamberlain sought, in the Indian battles he was engaged in, to find out the form of Paugus. to make him the mark of his rifle, or to encounter with his hatchet the tomahawk of this fearful warrior. But they never had chanced to meet, although Paugus had learned of his tribe the character aud prowess of Chamberlain. A small body of brave men, under the commaud of Captain Lovel!, were on their way through the wilderness, iu pursuit of the Indians, and by chance passei near the dwelling ot Chamberlain. He saw them, and learned the object o their nnrch, he joined them, and was considered by them all as a great addition to the strength of their devoted little band. They traversed the woods, and encountered an" overwhelming bodv ot Indians near Lovell's Pond. This Dentti of S. H. I.'lloiiinirrtten. Claclnnati Commercial, May 27. How familiar this name, and how familiar the living man was on out streets only a short time ago, but S. S L'Hommedieu is dead gone "to j ir? the innumerable caravan that move-to ihA mysterious realm," and man friends will mourn his departure even though he lived the allotted time. Mr. L'Hommedieu had, for some time, been suffering from asthma. Ou last New Year's Day he caught a very severe cold, and was abed for a few days, but was soon able to walk about and to eoine into the city on business. Sincv thai time he whs more or less ill with the old com plaint, which, under the burden of many years, often rendered him help less. Rut with a naturally robust body and a remarkable buoyancy o sp rit, he almost seemed to defy dis ' ease and advancing age. On Thursday last, Mr L'Hommedieu attended ihe Ladies' Ceutennia: Fair, and on the following day started to New York City, to visit his stepsister, Mrs. John W. Ellis. When he len homo he was leeling very well. But, under advice of his physician, he was ol the belief, and expressed it. that in the event ot his experiencing a severer attack of his complaint than those through which he had passed, he would not survive. From New York City he visited West Point Academy, to. see his grandson. Dis-, patches to friends state that while there, on Tuesday afternoon, after a hearty dinner and a long walk, he was taken unwell. lie grew worse until ten minutes before 12 o'clock that night, when he died. Mr. L'Hommedieu leave? a wile, ir declining health, to whom he wa.' married forty five years ago. Hit surviving children are four sons and four daughters, all of whom are married except the three youngest sons. The sons are Stephen S., jr., Charles and Louis, of this city, and Harry, of Milwaukee. Of his daughters are Mrs. General Iiuggles, whose hus band, of the regular army, is stationed at Omaha, and 3Irs. J. J. Slocuin. of Milwaukee. Mrs. Geo. St. Ledgar, of Chicago, is another daughter. Mr. L'Horammedieu's sister. Mrs. M. M. Britton, lives af Hamilton, Ohio. Stephen S. L'Hommedieu was born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, on the 5th of January, 180(5, and was a lineal descendant of a Huguenot family which came to this country as fugitives, after thft battle of Rochelle, at which Richelieu boasted of having engaged the stalwart English. His lather removed to this city in 1810. and engaged in mercantile business, but died in 1813, leaving five children. Previous to his death he bought a tract of pasture, now built over, and bounded by Seventh, George, Mound and Central avenue a piece of property retained by the fanidysand divided between them in 1828. At the age of twelve years, the sub-l'ect of this sketch was sent to learn business with his uncle, John C. Avery, but three years later, or in the year 1821, he was sent to learn the printing busines-, in the office of the old Liberty Hall and Cincinnati Ga- : 1, .,r- I,....,. I., .,(.,.! f Vr-r., .street. The first railroad, by the j same management, was located in ihe Little when it should have been in the Great Miami Valley. The City Council, controlled in a great decree by the same influenc.i about, thirty-three years ago, was not willing, in his judgmeut, to do justice to the western portion of the city. I lo wa a member of the Council at the time referred to, aud fought hard tiRninst such neglect, it uot injustice, but without much effect. This prompted him atterwaid to seek other ways for building the city westward, al t b h at the time his most valuable propel ty was on Main street. Those who hae lived here for a quarter of a century j know how effective his eSV'its in th;-: i direction have been " ! Mr. : L'Hommedieu led an active I and useful life. He was a prominent I figure in the history of tho city during j one of its most interesting peri-Mis, i and has lived to sec changes and im- provemcnts which converted the -In-1 diati-haunted forests into peaceful j gardens, aud the streets of a great city adorned with the residences ot her opulent citizens, lie was -i nian of cordial manners aud happy disposition. A constant humor p!ay d about bis tuouth and lent bis lips the charm of many a jest. He eould tell a story well, and wms very fol'p itious in assemblies of old people vhu.-e experience enabled them to appreciate i the point to his stories of early times. I his faculty imparted a glowing interest to his Presidency and membership of the Pioneers' Association which little thought at its la.-t ineet-ing that the sturdy, fresh-looking S. S. LTIommedieu would be among the very first for whom they will be called upon to pay the last tribute of respect. Consoling. Dr. S. F. Francis is under the firm conviction that the mosquito is an absolute benefit to mankind; that the industrious aud happy little creature was created for the purpose of driving man out of the malarial districts,. rud that no locality where ague prevails can bo made free from the pest. He goes on to reason further that it is pood for people who don't leave such districts to get bit very frequently, as the musical little benefactor administers a remedy. The mosquito inject hypodermieal!y a little 1 quid which answers two purposes first to render the blood thin enough to bed.-awn tip through its tubes, and second to in- jeet that which possesses the principles of quinine. It is unfortunate that these, beta were not developed before. Manv an afflicted man who has smudged himself half to death, and thrown pillows t 1 . . . 1 . - l. A 1 1 ' " . I . , I an n mini mite. iaiu quieiiy inu ; let the little physicians take the bile J all out of his system, and not a cent I to pay for services cither. In-Door and Our To re It In Germany. Few people have any idea of the extent of forest land in Germany, and most imagine that of the Black Forest little is left except a tradition and a conventional blister of wood'and, so named. On the contrary, in Hanover alone there are 900,000 acres of wood under State management, while nearly a fourth part of the area ot Prussia ia in forest, although half ot that is in private hands. As is well known, the forest administration in particular districts ha long been famous, especially in Thuringia and the Hartx mountains. In North Germany generally the responsibilities are allotted in districts among a carefully organized body of officers, presided over by a forest director. The London Garden. One of the saddest a things about human nature is, that a man may guide others in the path of life without walking in it himself; that he may be a pilot and yet a cast-awav.

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