Cambridge Jeffersonian, February 9, 1871

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Cambridge Jeffersonian, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1871, Cambridge, Ohio THE CA1HBRIDUK. OHIO. Offlea Fi'li'i'- of i i I One copy mil13 in nils .111 If paul w n In u i After tho 30 a oo Pouuheity. ttlir.ijp- Wiil-i-r P.. n.inii-it. I'. A. l.ijlor. -Wi.i. A. l.awrc-nce. H ii ii -Milion i u.oK'lii.vs- Jon.iMUin Andrew JU-riearj.ol Mmaitieo. -i'b 111 p T. .-ii 111. n id ol Mill- UV'OVill'J. flii'Sliiii -Sinn on lliown. ol W. U. ol MliliHe- Seiu-em illi. 1. A. Olclham.ol t'anibridye. 8OC1KT1KS. Cnmtirhlyf Xu. 0-'. K .1 Oil Tuesday evt-nius ni-si iMier i-ac-h lull Moon. K. NV. H.I'. C. K. Miri'lli Cumbrrlon'l -Vu. tllj. K. A. Cumberland. Mcci- .Monday on or before t-acn lull moon. o. K. I'. I. X. K.-JOWi A .V-Mt-els on Tuesday U'-M cacti full .Moon. W. M. J. W. e'.i. XurcKu .YO. .1. Wasti- inxlon. on c.H-h lull n-oon. A. Y. W. M. S. B. Coliinibinu Aii. I .t .If.. I'lim- brrluiKl. Mcc.s i ni siUiy tM-niiK' m be- foruoHuli iuil WM. 'W M. Rvss Bi.i Sic'y. Fuini'ii r I Hi. f.A .1. Jivenuu piini.iiia c.ic Ii lull moon. K. JUc. W. A. -M. Jlor.ithLL. CAMBRIDGE JEFFER u.d -P '.nil nf VOL. 01 OHIO. FEBRUARY 1871. NO. 39. One or loss one wct-ls OO Per eacli additional week SO Business per year OO t innrt Jr. lialt and column ad ver- tisenienls at the asaal rates. CARDS. WM. Hi T. 1''. I JlvUUIOTT A. OHIO. Public Court Ohio. This Itniisi' Is nrtv niul built In modern lr. It luis Just bi-i-ii iMilni-iicil nnd ri'tit tcil. uml n ni-w lias IHHMI tn i ii'-dilm'. ntnpli- nrroin MUM lilt lull. .iplltl X. M. I'liiprli-tor. Mnrki't aiul Kmirlti OhDo. WM. A M. M. Ktlflv 1'i-oin-ii-toi-s. Ki-n'oinii-i-t'-ii with this hotel isu lurgu and i-oimnmli'ius Cti'ii'u.-Mu'- J.'uliji-. loo evciy iiinis. W. i N. X. O. J. A. Si-i'y Cunibvrliiiul. Mi-ct- CM tlnjj. J. H. Sk'i-'y. r. O. 1'.. CM- ill. It. TIME o. O.K. c. o. D. _ __ Uninff K.x. lllvM.KU IX Flur CioUl null American and uiiclsii-i silver tic I jsiit-i'l.irlt -s l-'hieTahle uucl I'oi'lc- 1 1 uucl Aiiii'ilnin Clocks l-'iu- Aim-mini KlM-il A in in tin II Will .li-w.Hv iui'1 v'loflv In till lit Xo. 1OO M.mi Uild I'Yl- X.iurss liliio. Jun.l'My. Jrn. Wtt.i.t W t'ltt.K. Anil Ami'Hraii niul l-'oivlun Mur- U. DK. Itrnlcrlii tiiiimii.x-iiiK-i- MOIUIIIK Toiiiii-loin tile H. IJ.lU'luil. in.ul uiu-mlcc.1 to promptly. PLAIN BY TKVTH- JACK. THE JIKATIIliN Which I wish And my Is That lot- ways Mint are ilurk And for li-ic'U.t thai arc vuln Uui- IM'c hUlcnt-nian Is peculiar Which thusiiinc I would rise to explain. his And I -hull not ivler In romml to Ihe sinnc Hint niuiic- uiluht Infer lint Ills iiul Ions wi-i-usliuuleiii 'lnirlu funnier. Millwood. Cfltiipljl-H'-- Cam i I UoiuJK Knst i. NO. I-. M. r. M. A. n. lli-liill lirali'is hi foreign unit AIIH-I-II-.III l.liui1. Akioti i'li'l l.iuicl niul r.clc'Uit Ituil 1'll'u Blk'U. .Muliu- I JlAKIILK MAS- II.I.' AMI 1' I'UM fl of 11 Mulu iinlci. ulut linn Mnutt-l-' ruiin-licd tiiouKT. juul'J-ly No. T. A. Jl. F CoiK-onl. i t'tlluljl ul'4' t'iKli-i-ni-IK-i1 Xorlli Anu-rlviui 1'olli-ll-s liil-llli I I ot of York. ofPlilln. llllciVli I. Ill IVllllblu .M Aueiil. ...'I .11 and will run --1111- tic lo niul I'uiiii 1 1 i-l.i nd i1 IP i i land -i i Id ut Ilii-iillii-c- I mi -ami- i uuntl u--. W.I l A. D. Shaft foul anil Salt Company. Dnily IM P..u. I tl. r... p. i.i. I ..MI i i 111. i I'll iii 11 d u i..... 1 ii p. 111. ti. mi p. in. .Ci.ii i t. .u p. m. I in.1 1.1. Ill .111-1 IVIJ I not M l in-. I- -I i .if I I .1. in. j old- i 'I mi all ot tin- Minn iiiK-li Ull CAPITAL i i JAC nil i'li-t. I 1. 1'. V. 1'ii-tt. h..M. N IIAN Hllpt. it. J.. I .iniiji u. Ar.r. I'lso.Mt'XLV FII.I.LD. J.UI. -II. As tcnuu'kud to Mr. C'li Dofotnbi'i- tho And sol't wi-i'o Ihe Whli-h It mmlit Inli'iHMl Tluit lib's was llki-wiM-j Yet In- played it thiit duy upon Sumner And me In u wiiy I a small And Ulys took n .Sun the Hi-did not Bui ht'Miillcd us lio talked to us of a smile that wus eliild-like and bland. Yet Hie K.IIIIP lie hud .stalked lit a way that I And my wi-n- Kin-1 could not hellevi1 Tiiat out- I'lilld-liUe nnd .slmplo Could e'onu- It that way to deceive. tin- inline1 I lull he plnyod Was rliilit up u And the points that he mmlo Were quite friichl to see 'Till at last he put Hunks up. and tin-Mime lintl tinned o'er lo me. Tiieii I looked up at umjii And In- rose with n shudder And this We .-ire ruined by town And ho went lor his Kxuulluncy. Ill Ilieseeliethnl ensued I took n small And the lloor It uas ijf ke I he leaves on the With Ulys had been hiding In the game he did not III which were Hi- In-lit so Willed was Lomnmlt Yet I slate but I lie fuels And found there llilrly odd Which Ihe people must meet with n tux. Whleli is why I And my IIIIIKUIIW is Thul lor wuys that are dark And lor tricks that me vnln GUI- Is Which thu sumo 1 um liec to maintain. equivalent they drew up a bill giv- ing him mrtuuuml sum a l.ltle larg- er thar the amount received for marriage and a bill ruliev- ing the marriage licenses of the and offered them at the sanio time for his signature. He took anil read signed the one giv- ing the pnl his veto up- on t ic and with a bow and a which the Council considered handed back the two bills. Governor Worlliington said that when they formed the Constitution of Ohio they were smarting under the tvrar.n3' and contempt of their lute and that he and ft OLD TOM EW1NG. What he Knew of Early Politicians. Ohio -OTIC-U TO U. .Mi K.cili MISIMIS.S VC UK I And Notaiv 1'ui lie. I'liin. inuis. cvi-i Hist uooi Public sciuari-. i itK Spc-cial nti' ntloii siveu Probate -W. Alioriiry nt tUiio. riiii-ln-es iii lldjollilllU c oiintn s. I olli-l lions m.l.U- mid remitlam-'-s Utlic-eover Uuiry Ailanis' stoic. Atlcnnry nt I.nw. Will attend to oils brinclifH 01 in tin- 1'i.uits ot this and Ollice upstnirs in Nutional Hank buihlin-4. JOHJI -IOM. Attortary Ohio. I n-snnic-d the pracl ic-e ol and -.11 nttc-ntionto In tin- courts tbt rttiite uncl thy United states within Ohio. WM. Allorix-y nt Ohio. I'l.ietiec-t in the- Courts of Guernsey and adjoin count All bus- iness will pi apt a He-lit ion. i ilic-c N.I itunationot'Tc-ac-hi-rs ouiil.'. ill be- he-Ill In Thild -t ai.U Thhd 'lliliil t huincu simn-d liy Iji- ii 'inn'' u In nil inimi ni-e piomptly A. ii in I no applicant will lie pi 11 n it ti I to Join tin- class alter it lias plo- .JUllN l U. Fit -Kxam'i-s. r. ii. Irt THK OUEAT DOMESTIC WOOL MARKET. A lEBCAATS WS. IIK Adorm-ynt linw. And Notary Millwo Ohio. oinl attention uiven to c-ollt nnd c-ou- vi-yuncinx. I'ostnilli-i-. WM. 91. Attorney at Ami Notary I'nl.hc. Ohio. Will take ot anil alhdavit-i aii'l de- position-. ED. Ciovtriimrnt Claim Ohio. I.H-c-M-'-'t to pto. tti' pen- olln-i tin- iimc'iit. Noch.tmc niadi- It -ons uic not in building m At lo s JAMKS MT4H I'lihllc use nnd th'- t.iUinic di-position-i will rccclvcpiompl atlc ntioii. P. TI.Mil.K. n. nntl yu. vtiitcrit S A l' Ks rtinilshi-d shippers free of rlmruu. l oi i i-spoiidcnee with wool xroweis .so- mation In rcuard to tde market ehi-i-i lurnlsln-d at all times. Particular attention paid to dandling Curini'is' clips sent direct. mli.'l-ly W. M. 'Successor to .Mc.Malioii -DI.AI.I.IC Drugs and Main opposite the Ohio. I havi- now Iti stoi.- i-r.iii- u and for .sale yt. moU- rxe .stock oi1 111 I i'ntij. Window Mlutlonci v Wall J'Utellt Medic I bye I'histi-r Wlilii- I. I'l-iluni'-i etc. eic'ctc-cl c-xpii-ssly for mi-illi-lnal piirposc-s. Carefully Atall houis of or night. ijtl'-is bis af piac-tict- ill tills c-oiiiiinuii -ctoi ol i'liiyle's Ui-h-bruled I'llli. A .tl. il.utc C. S. lull ii.trntion yiven to and all dis.-a- sol tin- Ul- lice .McMahon iV t'silruij stoiu. SAMVKI. lit IU.IF.ttv. Jirass and Copj.c-i Camlindne. Hhec-liion 'i'innc-rs' stoc-k at l-.ast. urn pricc-s. west of i J. IIIK DKAt.Mt J.V DRUGS AND MEDICINES Oliio. fur MnUclnal Utt JH. f Mitd SilM-i In- Spc-c-i.ic-u I O. Five doors west otjiubli -cuiaic-. Hl'STEK Ami In Hm- and common Furni- ture. old 1'. .S. hotel. -plAJfO I am now pn-paicd to give on the Plftiio or Oitfnii. Persons to ceivo instruction can upplv at mv rc-ddrnce or by mail. MUM. M. F. Box O. WM. BAHTOSI. Dealer In By Com Ohio. Ollt. t ilrlmn Awnjii. A full stork of Medicinos All itoncN warninlc-cl as rc-presc-nted. I'bj si.-uiiis' pi i-sc-rlptlons iic-.-uratc-ly com- pouncli-d iioin licsh and pure- Sabo.itIi hours -store open iroin in. to I p. m. ami Ij p. I remember Return Jonathan Meigs at an early hut did not then Unuw him personally He a ol' distinction in Marietta and well esteemed by men in the country. I saw him for the first time on iiis return 1'rom Mis- sissippi where he had been sent as Judge. He eonveised with my father ol tlic Teriitory and ils of which a hoy remember nothing special. lie was then a man ofeotn- 1 thought lino intellect. Many yours afterword I dined with him in about the time of Mr. Adams election to the was depressed in Hie Government hod I'alk'ii into feeble hands spoUo inneli of Mr. Monroe nt the uHinmn Ruiixniornm a'td of his own wish to rciirc with him to the shades of private life. It seemed to me that his mental vigor was much impair and that ho superfluous on the Mrs. Meigs was a intelligent conversed very handsomely of all things at Washington of which a stranger wished to bu and was quite favorite in the circle in which she moved. Ethan Allen Brown was a Judge of the Supreme and after- ward Governor of Ohio. He was somnolent on the apd did rot rank high as a Judge. He con- versed had literary and was fond of discussing the merits and construction of tho English classics. I remember his i ceiling some lines of a coarse critique of Walter by Horace in Lon- don. The following ore some of the that would rival Walter Like- Sancho from the blanket .Must .soar In lie served as Governor of Ohio two and was afterward Com- missioner of the General Land Of- where he acquitted himself most but was at last in- vited to resign because he set his laco against the questionable spec- ulations of some patriots high in inlluciicc. When he was about to leave tho I addressed to him a letter in which I called his atten- tion to the indignant exclamation of Dr. when ho finds Simple in his shall no honest innn come into my Gover- nor Brown retired and T lost sight of him. I knew little of Governor Worth- ington while in public life. He was one of the leaders of tho Republican party in the con- vention which formed the constitu- tion of and was much con- Mirecl for giving her a feeble exe- cutive. After his retirement from anil after I began to be he sought my and explained to me very fully the cause which influenced his political course. He told me that General innjority of the Convention acted linger the he said time and experience had satisfied him that he had been and that the government would be safer and with a stronger executive. I wtis on the well satisfied with his explanation. He was a man of vig- orous groat and force of and he left fa- vorable imprcsesiou when he re- tired from public life. Duncan Me Arthur was an admir- able specimen of the backwoods- man. He was a betwixt boy and in the Indian war from 1790 to 1793. He was once out alone on the Northwestern frontier of when he ap- proached a deer and bavv in it three Indians apparently looking for tracks. He instantly took and lired at the In- dian whom he took for the most and rose and ran. The Indian fell. Another instantly fired at and Ilia ball passed through his prwdcr horn. lie supposed he was but no Indian got near enough to be and he reached the camp of his compan- ions unhurt. He once told me a stf-ry illustrative of the rude mor- als of the frontier rangers. Lewis who preceded JMcArthur by several wns the terror of the Indians on the Wheeling frontier. He was a lit- tle active fellow and it happened that he was fired at and missed so often that they considered him nn- dcraspull. The usual a of silver driven in the and he was deemed even against but at in one of their ho was surprised nnd nnd they boru him oft'in triumph to Sundus where hold a council and sunU'iiccd him to be burnt. An old who had lost his son on tliu expedition wanted tu adout and tried to dim. 1'lie night hofore he was to be burnt he slept between two his legs and arms tied with to stakes driven into the In- dians lying on the thongs. Late when all were the okl Indian cut the got him out without disturbing the him thu gun ui Ins lost mounted a horse and led the signing to Whetzel to follow. They trav- eled two or 'three days .without in- when they came to the two branches of tho Mnskingum at Coshocton. The old man carried across with him on his nnd when over the said he now knew tlic and turned with his horse and gun to return to Saudusky. When he had fairly entered the Whet zcl shot him and he fell dead took his and horse and being the best of the made his way home in safety. Whetzol told the story himself with- out an apparent perception of its but his brother rangers refused to shake bauds or in any manner associate with him after- wauls. I knew Governor McArthur long and intimately. He wns a man of vigorous but crude uncul- tivated. His of whom he was grew up to be fine. women but his sons were ruined by the austerity and distance of his bearing toward them. He was their but not their com- panion and confidential friend. I sat with Benjamin lltiggles in the United States Senate. lie was a highly respectable and I perhaps thought the bettor of him as we agreed entirely in our polili cal opinions. He spoke seldom and and always witli delibera- tion and judgment. lie was a man of mark in his part of many yyars after he had corsed to be Senator. Thomas Morris succeeded Benja- min Ruggles in the Senate. He was a decided but gener- ally fierce in his opinions. Wln.-n he first came into professional he waged a violent war with most of the other members of the pro- fession in his county and judicial in my somewhat loose information induce me to be- lieve he was the assailed and in- until made furious by'this and like modes of annoy- he stood at for and unsparing war. He was a mm of considerable intellec- power and a good though somewhat and not alw.ays courteous. He evidently camt to thu Senate impressed with thq'opinion his mission was to attack from this he was divert ed'by incident in an early to which I attached no im- portance. Me attacked somewhat harshly a proposition of Mr. of Mis- as to the public Walker replied much attempted to I geC'f the floor when Walker sat dowju. I caught the eye of the President in advance of sim- the purpose of giving him timdtc said afew words in reply to Mr. and would deliver over the gentleman from Mississippi to the friendly care of my who evidently wish- eel to cultivate Iiis acquaintance. Morris got the floor. I asked him to yield it to rne for a and I moved an which gaw him ample time to prepare his batteries against and he acquitted himself admirably. My whole object was to see that he had fair a tlihsg to which he had been solittle that it seem- ed as if he could never cease being grateful. We were afterwards on the best of terms. I left him tho and lost sight of him afterward. I knew Allen Trimble very well as Governor of and somo- though not in pri- vate life. Ho was prompt and sa- gieious in tlic discharge of his offi- cial and in his private inter- a unassuminggen- tlcman. lie passed through life without and without an excess of praise. Jessup N. Couch was one of our early lie was kind and com Icons to young members of the but did not rank high in the profession. In intellect and force of character lie was much be- low the average of the bench. Very T. EWING. A SHOEMAKER SENATOR. L. Used to Work at His Trade. A Dashing Ex-Confederate. General M. P. B. was in Congress two years has been returned from aiui also took his a few days ago. He owes his place chiefly to that nljai-'ioicn-. Thud StcVOIlS. His disabilities had not been re- moved when lie airived here in 18G9 to present his credentials of election. lie called on and told him he wanted his assist- ance in aetting his disqualifications removed. The following colloquy ensued General I am Representative elect from Geor- but I was a in the army and they won't let mo take my seat. Old they won't. A with the creden- tials of your and general .in the and refused you your seat General I was a Major General in the Con- federate army. Old of course you are going to act with us General I won't. I fought yon in tlic and I expect to light you in Congress. I am straight-out Democrat. Old a Ma- jor General in the rebel and you come here me to help I like your and I'll if'l don't.' And he did. In a few clays Young was sworn in. MARVELS OF MONTANA. was called the as it threw- up to a height of 60 feet two The Geysers and Canons of the radiating sheets of re- Yellowstone serobling a feather fan. Forty fret tant by from this geyser is a con- nected wivh it. and two feet It may or may not bo generally known that Senator Henry now serving his sixteenth year in Uie and just elected for six used to be a and that his original name was Jerry L. of Massachu- setts. Those who do not agree with Mr.' Wilson's can not fail to give him credit for hav- ing worked his way and with a success in which the suppression or concealment of those opinions has nothing to do. The Shoe and Leather Reporter of this week pleasantly refers to Wil- son's career as worked hard he want- ed and was determined to have an belli at and that immediately. He worked on a as a bound near his native until attaining his where the cravings of his spirit for high honor and distinc- tion had been measurably filled in tho renown accorded to the con- quering for it is beyond the dispute that he invariably came off victorious in his encounters with the local whose fame rank- led in the mind of the jealous who could brook no ri- val. Wonderful stories are told of he worked or studied all and sometimes unremit- tingly for thirty-six hours. Once he undertook to make fifty pairs of shoes without that job was then reckoned a week's work. Commencing on Monday he got as far as the forty-seventh shoe on Wednesday but the as they made the circuit of had begun to assume the pic- j turcsquc zigzag of thu H worm and nothing prevent- ed the smashing of fingers save the wanting energy with which the hammer fame down while the fu- ture Setiat'r slept. was subsequently quite well known as Henry and manufactured shoes for some time at Katick on his own account.'5 H OOP SKIltTM t 'NEW OF THE In all the latest fashionable slyh'sjusi ic-cc-iM-clby us. thc-in as the ln-st Xklits and at the- LOWEST JMitc-fs. Uwinuto tin- tciannc-r ill which they arc niiiclt- they will outwear two otany older make. All thaturestamp- ed of the fully wafianted. '11 I1KKUY ADAMS. t Arthur St who was Go ver- ju red party. He was indicted for nor of thi Northwestern Territory treated the members of his council with great contempt. Having the veto power he allowed them little share in the and was in- on the complaint of a loose was tried and but taunted in all conceivable 'pro voicing ways with it afterwards. About that time the agricultural GKTTIXG MAIUUED. ESSAYS foil YOCNO ON THE propriety or liiipropilet.vofireltlnu with nun- and HovvAKii A'SSO- i lingly to ask the Governor to sur Iplnhln. Pu. o deed an autocrat He instanced a journals were strouly recorrimend- case which he indicated the ing the turnip or llnpe ns a fall spirit of is general bearing to ward crop for winter sheep and them. as the farmers knew little about it The early ordinance gave the by the latter it was a subject Governor a tax of seventy-flve of much on cnch marriage i Morris' persec marriage The Council thought .the people should be relieved from this very '.HoaP.1 persecutors got up a re- port that he kept a quantity of the seeds for the accornodation of his and for a week or tivo he was daily assailed by well- 1 render the perquisite without an meaning countrymen with inquiries He Could be Trusted. was one about Mother was getting for she always wished him to be home cnrly. A coming in said a number of boys had gone to the river to and thought Alfred was safe to bo with them. said the promised me he would not go there without my and he always keeps his word. He never told me a But seven o'clock then and mother was still watch- ing and listening for the step of but it was half past eight before his merry shout and whistle wns when he ran into the gate. the you have 'oeen to the river with thu other and so kept away so How the boy's eye and the crimson mounted to his cheeks I told my mother I would never go there without her and Jo you think I would tell a I helped James to find the cows which had strayed in the and did not think I should be so coming up the street just came in to tell us was afraid we had been alarmed they bad-been so far in the wonds it made them late in getting The turning to the mother as he took his hat to go think there is com fort in store for you madam. Such a boy as that will make a noble LENT will begin this year on the 22d of and end on the 9th of April. A DOG'S REVENGE. Terrific Combat with a A Fight tor Life or A. Heroic Woman. Mr. of Greene was recently Hie owner of a which he had raised and which was about two years no the largest dog in the countrj. On Friday afternoon. Mrs. Titneiman and a lady named Mrs. Eliza Huff returning home from a visit to found the dog oc- cupying tlic and would not let them pass. Mrs. Titneiman ordered him but the mastiff would uot obey until they both had thrown several stones at when he took refuge under the kitchen. A short time Mrs while assisting Mrs. Timerman incairy- ing some things from the house to the saw the with stealthy steps and glaring ad- vancing slowly toward her. seeing she could not stop the by word or at once pre- pared to defend as flight was impossible. As soon as the dog was near her he arose on his hind feet and attempted to sieze Mrs. Huff by the throat. Then ensued a combat between the woman and the of about ten minutes' and which j the Hon. N. P. Langford. The popular interest in the sub'- ject of explorations of the Rocky Mountain region was testified by the filling of the large hall of the Cooper on Saturday eve- with eager listeners to ihe lectTire of the Hon. N. P. Langford upod the recent wonderful dis- coveries in the vicinity of the head waters of the Yellowstone Mr. Langford has been a resident of Montana since was orig- inally from Oueida N. and was appointed governor of the territory in the latter part of Pres- ident Johnson's did not assume the duties of the of- fice. The lecture abounded in graphic and was fre- quently 'applauded. An expedition of nineteen per- including a cavalry escort of j five commanded by a lieuten- and assigned for the duly by Major General was or- ganized at and set out for a six weeks last August. The adventure was regarded as a very dangerous one on account of the presence of hostile Indians in the hitherto unexplored region which it was intended to visit. The ascent of the Belt said Mr. began from Fort was irregular and leading through narrow and up sharp and other ous until the summit was the elevation being feet. From this point an amphi- theatre of 500 miles in inclosing a valley as large as New with all its details of rock and is comprehended at Following the range to the right for 40 the eye rests upon the singular depression formed by the confluent streams of Jefferson and the Missouri begins its meander ing to the gulf. At the left are the glowing peaks cf the their summits half enveloped in or glittering with perpetual snow. In carppted with ver is the magnificent valley of the Gallatin. The explorers were much im- pressed by the beauty and grandeur of the valley of the Yellowstone and found canons rivaling those of the Colorado. They pro- ceeded directly up the en- Countering many wonders on the such as an immense water- columns of pillar like the and and and sulphur until in a few days they reached a summit from which they obtained a view of Yellowstone and to visit it left the well defined Indian trail and passed through a region never traversed by civilized men. The Yellowstone lake w.-is twelve miles beyond the mud and many days were spent in exploring the country in its vicinity. The lake was ascertained to be feet above the level of the sea. It is an expansion of the and is about twenty-five miles long by fifteen wide. It abounds in speckled trout of the finest and vast flocks of and pelicans resort to it. It is surrounded by stupend- ous mountain which are ap- paoached on all sides by undulating plains and grassy foot-hills. Forests of pine touch its it. and two feet in during the with loud dense masses of vapor. One of the party crawhd into Grotto'' from not supposing it to bo a live as he he was folio wed by an eruption of boiling it had over- taken would have cooked him. is a rugged presenting in form a miniature model of the Coliseum. It has an openin of six feet in cMameter. A. remarkable peculiarity of this gey- ser is the duration of its which continued lor three in a steady stream five feet in diameter and 145 feet high. Opposite our camp was a symmetrical like a beehive.about fire feet in diameter at the and with an orifice at the top of 24x36 inches. We had not suspected it to be a till one morning there suddenly shot up from it a column of water which was by to be 219 feet high. throws up a column six inches in diameter to a height of 250 feet. This was the highest of all. The rays of the sun falling upon the geysers in action produced an in- finite variety of prismatic broken-up York Tribune. for its fierceness scarcely has a par- allel in such encounters. Mrs Huff first threw out her left the dog bit fearfully near the and with her right hand caught the iufuriatcd brute by the and as soon as her left hand was re- laased from the grip of the dog she seized his under jaw with it. Know- ing from every circumstance that this combat would be a lengthy one. as soon as the first excitement had subsided Mrs. Huff oidcrcd the family to close every door but toward which she gradually but slowly drew the dog. Before reaching the steps 111 front of the open the dog had for a short time partially disengaged and bit Mrs. Huff severely on the left thigh. By this time the heroic woman became calm and and again seized Uie dog by the under jaw and throat and then began again to draw the brute toward the open floor. Finally she had reached the and began to walk up them and when at the top by sum- moning all her and by one violent threw the dog to the ground on his back. Before the animal could recover his feet nnd ascend the Mrs. Huff had entered the house and closed the and at once fainted. Her wounds were examined and dressed by a skillful who pro- nounced her case almost hopeless. Her arras and limbs a hours after had swollen to double their natural the poison from the bite having in a fuw hours dif- fused itself throughout her whole World. A writer remarks that worshipp- ing God m a Chicago church is be- coming a luxury in which only the rich can indulge. He gives a bill of items of the church expenses of a a member of one of the fashionable amount in the to 65. and its beautiful margin presents every variety of sand and pebbly glittering witb cor- and chalcedony. Indians approach it on account ot J the superstition inspired by the j volcanic forces of the vicinity. The journey around it was attended with difficulty and distress. One of the Truman C. was lost and left to his after R long search by his comrades. After thirty-seven during which he nearly he was rescued by two who found him 110 miles from the place where he had been missed. Snow had fallen to the depth of twenty-six when the explorers turned home- ward. They aimed to strikn the head-waters of the and succeeded in after strug- gling slowly through the snow lor several and suffered very much. The ilesire tor hodie hail taken place of all their in the explorations. In the words of this We had 'vithin the distance of fifty seen the greatest wonders of thu continent We were convinced that there I not ou the globe another region within the same nature had crowded so much of grandeur and majesty with so much novelty and strangeness of our astonishment on ent'.-r- basin of the and seeing just before us an immense body of sparkling water projecting suddenly nud with tenifiu force into the air to the height of 125 feet. We had found a real geyspr. In the valley before us were 1.000 hot springs of various and 500 craters throwing out vapor. The geysers were seen in action in every projecting water to various heights. The one first re- ferred to was throwing from an ir- regular about seven by three a column of water of correspodinst dimensions lo a height of 125 feet. Various names A Curious Temperance Story. the Xew York About a year since a gentleman in business in this and largely interested in the cause of temper- had occasion to visit England in one of the steamers of the Cunard and noticed on the first day out the midday distribu- tion of grog tu the forecastle hands. Ihe same evening he visited the and found that but two of tho seamen were temperance men. With their aid he instituted evening and every night stayed late with the telling temperance singinsr songs of like character. Toward the end of the voyage he prepared a pledge which twenty four of the steamer's hands including t-lmvard. coal On reaching the entirely to the surprise of the he presented oach of them witli a which he requested they would deposit in a savings that it might be a nucleus for future and received a promise from each that they would write once a year to him. and state how they were keepinsr their and how the sovereign of each was increasing. These letters have latelj- been re- and go to prove how much good may be accomplished by a person if he works with his whole heart Twenty of the signers write to say that they have ..ept their many of them inclosing certific-Ues to that effect from temperance societies to which they belonsr. Eighteen send proof that their sovereign is yet in the savings and that it hns been added in one to the extent of several pounds by reasons has drawn out and spent the original but had since then deposited several shil- j lings towards its renewal. One Ictfer came from a sailor now i serving in a British where he was daily laughed at for keeping his but which he nevertheless had as was shown by a certificate inclosed from his superior officer. Of the remaing four nothing hatt been but the giver of the sovereign has not yet lost hope that he will speedily hear from as they may be now on service at distant parts of tup world. Texas and its Attractions. A writing from Texas to the Springfield Republi- thus speaks of the extent and cauacity of the State of Texas. When we romember that Texas has territory enough to make one hundred aiicl eisihty such States as Rhode like Massa- or six New YorK with a rlimatf. in a few lo- cations in the de- lightful as any State in the with ull-ige and grazing plains not i-xi-cllcd. with timber- lands and cotton- and sniriM wheat and corn groatly increased population since and the constant tide ol imtniirrntio-n flowing in dailv from the Western and Southern Slates. its worth to the farmer cotion and as well to the is no longer mar tor for were given to the Au extraordinary bear hunt was had in the eastern part of St county. a few days asic A bear was dissovered j New Cenlerville. He wns purs-ie-- 1 by some twenty h utters and rtl dogs. The chase lasted six all tho hunters giving out exccj-. two bovs about eighteen year's oi-1 B. K Woods and L. Briggs. kept up the and. on the s.vr overtook and killed the His body was ten feet i One weighed 583 pounds. ;