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PLATTSMOUTII, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 18G8.
THE HERALi D
H. D. HATHAWAY,
EDITOFt AND PROPRIETOR.
tT?"OXr, corner Mail street and Levee, second
Terms: $2.50 per annum.
Ilatts of Jldcertising
3 i-? square (space often linen) one insertion, (1.50
Kc.i sulm'uent insertiua - - l.'-O
iPri fea-lin.il curds nut exceeding nix lines 10 00
0 JC-quarter column or Its", per annum 33.00
' six months 20. CO
" " tbrre months J 3 00
9a! bait column twelve months 60. 0i)
six months 85.00
' three months 2o.(K)
0 ic solum u twelve months - 100 CO
six months ... 60.00
, three months - - 85.00
ItMnnaient a jverti-ement must l paid for in
.ilvaoce. . (
.J We are pripareu lo do all kinds of Job Work
on shorC'Qvtice, and ia a style that wl.l give satis
faction. WILLITT POTTENGEB.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
PLATTSMOUTII - - NEBRASKA.
T. xTI HIAIMIUETT,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Solicitor in Chancery.
PLAT rSMOOTII, - - NEBRASKA
It. It LIVINOSTON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
TVi'ders his professional servics to the citizens of
g .yjr Resilience iu!h-e;ist corner nfOak and .Sixth
streets; ofheenn Main street, opposit-s Court House,
Platte Valley House
Eu. B. Mirthy, Proprietor.
Corner of Miin and Fourth Streets,
TliiH"Uce havinc: b-en re ntfil and newly lur-
tiir-hrd i lf-r-i flr--t clasi accommoilatious.
C.'io Aaj or week.
. MAXWELL. SAM. M- CHAPMAN
Maxwell & Chapman,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Solicitors in Chancery.
PLATTSMOl'Tlt, - SE1SRASICA.
OtUce over Black, Butfrj A Co'a Pru( cto.
CLARKE, PORTER & ERWIN,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
And Solicitors in Chancery,
if A IX ST.,OPruSITK THE COlRT I10VSE
HE FOREST FORTKB,
-r- REAL ESTATE AUEXCT.
"W AT C JT MAKER and JEWELER,
PLATTSMOUTII, - - NEBRASKA
A ood apartment of Watches Clo - field Pens,
Jewelry, Silver Ware, Fane GooH Violins and l-
olin Trimmings always on nana. Aiiwora com
tnitted to his cre will be warranted.
April 10, IPU5.
O. II. IRISH, CALHOCS 4 CBOXTOS,
t'Ue Sup t Indian AJiiirt. . Atturneyt at Law
IRISH, CALHOUN & CROXTON-
The above nuracd Bentlmen have associatea
hemselves in business lor tne purpose or prosrcui-
oVand c ."lectin all claims Mainst the General
lag and collecting all claims
(lovernment. or against any tribe of Indians, and 1
mr iirmunl to i.rosecnte each claims, either
of the Departments of (lovernment
a, h.f,.ihr Court of Claims.
Ma. Irish will devote his personal attention to
. V. ft... ui rta. t VV ell n ITtnn.
rj- Office at Nebraska City.Knner of Main and
National Claim Agency.
WASHINGTON. D- C-
F. M- DORRINGTON,
DA 1TSM0CTII, - - NEBRASKA, 1
,r -pare t to present and rro.ecute- claims before
La ' Tei.toanoi ii.iuuu.ut.
I. tsfCharifeJ moderat.-, and in proportion to
tneamuntorthecUim. V. SI. DORKIN OTu Af .
April 10, '65
LT n. wise.
General Life, Accident, Fire, Inland and
Will take risks at reasonable rats in the most reliabl
ca .ipanies in the United states. ....
CJ-oaice at the book store, Pla ir outh, Nrtrii-
IT MISS A." M. DIsrAlS It. R. P. KlKSKDT
Ovvosite the Cilu Bakery.
VE would respectfully aniasunc to tne a..u
V nf puitaturtnth n.l tip nltv. that we DaVeJUSl
IT F would rrsoectfullv anncunce to the Ladies
i " ..
received a large and well selected slock of Winter
, a. .1 1 .t iv.uula
ver sold in this city, wecan iccommouaic an vm
wlth a caii. au kinds of work in our r.ne done to
order. Perfect satasfaction given or no charge.
RfMKS 5 STATiONERY.
Bocks. School Books, Newspapers, Magazines,
Vriodieal!f. and all kinds of Stationery, ai
Poat-offlce Building, Main street. ocli
ATTORNEY AT LAW
G-eneral Land Agent,
I.inrnln. - Nebraska.
Will n'actice in aoy of the Courts of the State, and
nn buy indTUIi Re zt on commission, Pa,
t.... Tttr.. . jtt
Althoujh Andrew Johnson is in the
habit of boasting of his plebeian origin
as evidence that he is a "man of the
people," his composition is precisely
'.hat of which autocrats are made. His
habits of thought and manners of action
would indicate that he had been born
and bright up in the midst of a des
potism, where but one will prevail, and
no man dare think for himself. In all
his efforts to checkmate Congress, he
appears to have acted upon the pre
sumption that he had only to declare
his pleasure, and his behests would be
obeyed. Epeciallv has this trait been
manifested in his dealings with the ar
my and army officers.
In despotic countries, soldiers are
but machines, and the army an imple
ment of tyranny No officer or soldier
of the French army would for a mo
ment thii.k of disobeying the Emperor,
even should he order ::hern to arrest
and shoot the'men.bers of the Legisla
tive body. Andrew Johnson "seems to
think that Lis power over the officers
and soldiers of the army of the United
States is quite as absolute, and that any
order he might issue would be implic-J
illy obeyed. He has found, however,
in so many instances, that military offi
cers have a way of thinking for them
selves, that they read and interpret the
laws and Constitution of the country,
and acknowledge allegiance not to An
drew Johnson, the individual, but to the
representative of the authority conferr
ed by the Constitution, that one would
suppose he would by this time know
better than order a soldier lodo an un
lawful act. There can be no question
that his mitd, at one time, conceived
the idea darkly hinted in his memora
ble fp-ech of Feb. 22 J, of dispersing
Congress by force, as an unlawful as
semblage, and of constituting himself,
ly iiitraiu or h's conteaerate friends
and the army, virtual Dictator of these
States. That he did not attempt this,
or seme similar covp, is due not to his
want of disposition, but to lack of cour
age. But the same idea then dimly
floated through his mind, that the army
was a mere machine, which he, as
Commander-in-Chief, could use as
suited his purpose. This notion was
predominant when he assumed that
Gen. Grant would disobey an order of
Congress, in order to carry out the
President's will, and also when he at-
c 1 '
tempted to promote uen. suennau 10
an imaginary fBDK, creaicu, uuuuhms,
. t. .A ,I....U,l
to enable him to court mar'.ial and de
grade the General-in-Chief of the
army, liut ne aiscovereu tuai iu iui
Republic, army officers recognize the
supremacy of law to even the orders of
the President; and that it it is probably
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impossible for hlin to find, ID the Whole
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blind'y rash that he could depend upon
him to assist in his revolutionary plans,
He is now making large additions to
the military force stationed in and
arounu asnington. mere is, ui
course, no necessity for any more sol-
. . f rv1 ' C I
diers in the District; but in view of
Johnson's known proclivities, and the
glimpses we have hitherto attained into
cnaoUc depths of his l urposes, it is
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strongly probable tnat ne sun enerwu-
es rsTue ideas of using the military in
some way to further his designs and
perpetuate his power. Should he try
ihe experiment, he will soon learn the
difference between the citizen-soldiers
of a free Republicand the uniformed
puppets of an Imperial despot. Chi
A New Plow. A mechanic in ban
Francisco invented a plow, which is thus
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uchli.uuh. r- --
. It Va t Vi a vi Annos f t ttirninrf
t-vA!-1 1 nid 1C n H I I H II I Mil 111! 111. LUR
ok. r""r-- " r
Up hj8 eartn. insieau 01 ouare, ia uvu
Qiaues are oc iu u iiun. -
geth-r after tho fashion or a marine
and the motion Of the machine IS
also similar. The blades dip into the
Uround as they revolve, and not only turn
and pulverize the earth but also serve to
a;d ;a propelling the machine. The plow
can be driven either by steam or horse
power, and will trench a strip from six
to eight feet wida. The working aioddie
6f this machine bus been found to per-
ffgrit is rumored that a movement
ra n fnnt tr, Prpr, n nli.m for worth
i. wn,,nr of Chicatro. Th onlv trou
.v j 0 o j
I.U nhlrh if.A rnmmittPo fpar will be
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ii,min'T larcrR ennuLru.
. . . , 1 world do the mountains spread OUl With
insurmountable, is that of getting tuejw0l,u . . f
Synopsis of the Xew Arkauaai
From the Memphis Post 12lh
The new Constitution was subtnitted
to the Convention on Monday evening
After about five hours debate, the Con
vention came to a vote at 1 o clock in
the morning 15 for and 21 against
nine, who first favored organization.
bolting, viz: Beasley, Bradley, Corbett,
Hinkle, Mathews, Parks, Puntney,
V an Hook and Wilson. It was voted
on as a whole, without being debated.
It provides that the Senate shall be
composed of twenty members, and the
House of eighty; divides the State in
to Senatorial and Representative dis
tricts, so as to cause the voters of a
county having a majority of negroes
to vote in common with those of a
county having a white majority for two
Senators and six Representatives;
Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, and
other executive officers to be elected for
four years. No incumbent of any of
fice is eligible to nny office during the
period for which he was elected. It
was charged on the floor that this was
done to prevent the Radical nominee
for Lieutenant-Governor, J. M. John
son, aspiring to the United States Sen
ate. The Constitution authorizes an elec
tion by the people of four Supreme
Judges, and the appointment by the
Governor of one Chief Justice for
eight years, with pay at the rates of
S4.000 per annum, ins'.ead of S3.000,
the Supreme Judges saleries the same
as before. It provides for counties
levying a poll-tax of SI for educational
purposes, and compels three months
attendance in twelve at school, without
distinction of color and sex. It enfran
chises and provides for placing negroes
on juries in common with white men,
and disfranchises all who are enfran
chised by the military bill. . who sKn
vote against this Constitution, and ap
points March 13th next, for the vote on
ratification and election of officers un
der the Constitution; authorized Bjwen,
the President of the Convention, Brooks,
of Phillips, and Hodges, of Pulaska, to
appoint judges and ascertain the result
of the vote, and when adopted to pre
sent the Constitution to the President
of the United States for his ratification;
their pay eight dollars per day. It
provides for two elections to take place
cd that day; one election for or again-t
the Constitution, at a ballot-box, under
the supervision of the registrars, ac
cording to the act of Congress; the
other election to be held at another box,
under supervision of judges appointed
by Bowen, Brooks and Hodges, at
which voters will be required to swear
that, '"I do solemnly swear or affirm
that I will support and maintain the
Constitution and laws of the United
States, and the Constitution and the
aws of the State of Arkansas; that I
am not excluded from registering by
any of the clauses in section second of
the Constitution of the State of Arkan-
W n . T nn..A Atm t a i a tnna sl-
sa:, iuan win uc ci wumcmun, v.
aid in the secession of the Slate from
the United States; that I accept the
civil and political equality of all men
before the law, and agree not to at
tempt to deprive any person or persons
u awuuui ui la,, , -
condition, of any political or civil right,
privilege, or immunity enjoyed by any
other classes of men;" and to vote tor
or against the Constitution, and for ihe
election of ofncersunder iu y
The object of the last named vote is
that it be taken.by Congress as the loy
Seventy-five thousand copies of the
new Constitution has been ordered to
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Con,enUou W,U ndjOUm OH
Summer in Jerusalem. During
the two months of March and April it
(Jerusalem) is a dense mass of flowers
of an incomparable freshness of color
The animals are small, but extremely
crentle. Lively and eraceful turtle-
doves, bluebirds so slight' that they
alight upon a blade of grass without
bending it, crested larks that come
aimosl t0 the fett of the traveler, Imie
brook turtles with iuick, soft eyes,
storks of grave and modest air. putting
oil all um.aiiv, anow taemseiTes 10 U
- approached very closely by man. and
seem 10 call Dim. in no piace iu iuB
. more narmonv, or inspirB lutiicr lucoa.
From the bwnville Journal
Comparative Caslt Value of
Produce pe Acre of Various
States of tlieUnion.
ininking tnetoMowing extract id
regard to the cas value of farm pro
duce per acre wuld be interesting to
many of your raders, I submit this,
from the report f the statistics of the
Agricultural Deprtment, Washington,
D. C. Th follo'ing facts appear rel
ative to the rank of the Slate of Ne
braska: In the production of corn as the ninth
State; being ahed of the States of
Iowa, Indiana, Ilbois, Missouri, Ken
lucky, Tennessee &c.
In production o'wheat alhe twelfth
State, excelling Iowa, Wisconsin,
Ohio, Indiana, Illiiois, Kentucky, Ten
nessee, Arkansas.and all the southern
States, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
In the producion of rye, as the
fourth State, beingonly excelled by the
States of Vermont Rhode Island, and
In the producton of oats, the 7th
State excelling Kaisas, Iowa, Wiscon
sin, Michigan, Oho, Indiana, Illinois,
In the production of barley, the fifth
State, excelling Katsas, Iowa, Wis
consin, Michigan: Olio, Indiana, Illin
ois, Missouri, &c.
In the productior of buckwheat the
first State in the Union.
In the production of potatoes, the
eighth State; excelling Iowa. Wisconsin'
Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Mis
souri, Kentucky, &c.
When we consiier that the above
comprise the main rrops raised by the
farmers, and which constitute by far
the largest portion of his income, and
that their estimate is based in the cash
value thereof' f"J,Ti3 here presented
wjlumes in V-,pr 0f ,hj3 State as
presenting farorabre opportunities for
settlement, and the successful prosecu
tion of ths producers occupation. In
the first place the above establishes the
fact that Nebraska ranks high, as lo
the capacity to produce all the farm
- . i
crops, ana in tne next p:ace posesses,
the facilities for making this productive;
seldom equaled in the oldest and most
favored States. The above facts are
worthy the attention and thoughts of oil
thos.j seeking locations in the west; and
all that is necessary to convince any
one of the truth of the above, is simply
to come and see for themselves,
H. O. M.
The Iron Trade or Germany.
The central office of the Zollverein is
sued a report on German trade in
1866. It appears froTi this document
that the imports and exports of manu
factured iron are now nearly equal.
hile a few years ago scarcely any
iron goods at all were exported from
Germany. This result is chiefly at
tributable to the enormous development
in late years of the manufacture of
iron in Prussia, which country now
supplies nearly the whole of Germany
with iron and steel goods. The follow
ing figures, which we take from the
report, show the present flourishing
condition of German trade in these
goods'. In 1S66 the imports of iron ore
amounted to nearly three million cwt.,
and the exports to lw and a half mil
lions; the imports of wrought iron bars
to 202,000 cwt. and the exports to
209,000; the imports of rails to 447,
000, and the exports to 335.000; the
imports of steel to 72,000, and the ex
ports to 86,000; the imports of iron
and steel wire to 22,000, and the ex
ports to 107,000; of jjpolished iron and
steel plates, which are very difficult to
I manufacture, 400 cwt. only were im
ported, while 3,000 were exported.
The imports of common iron and steel
goods, such as stoves, etc., amounted to
136,000, and the exports to 397,000
. a I a jb
cwt. Ut me oest kind ot cast iron
goods 8,000 cwt were imported, and
22.000 exported; and the exports and
imports of needles, pins, and other
small articles were equal.
Jdst ao. All innovations upon es
tablished customs are invariably and
sturdily resisted, ani men are known
to fight for their prejudices who would
never fight for their country.
USr' Excuse me, madam, but
would like lo ask you why you look a
me so very savage?" "Oh, beg your
pardon, sir. I took you for my husband
Ilemoval off the Seat of Govern
ment. The seventy-seven, votes given in
favor of the removal of the Seat of Gov
ernment upon Payne's resolution in the
House of Representatives, on Monday,
are significant, and denote that with
the course of empire power is also mov
ing. The introduction of the resoiu
lion was very likely permitted with in
difference, but the decided opinion ad
duced in its passage awakens the peo
ple of the East to renewed reflections
upon the real and prospective condition
of the countiy. Had it not been for
the erection of the very costly Govern
ment edifices at Washington the capi
tol would have long since been removed;
and we hold that its consummation will
be merely a question of time.
Ultimately it will be effected from
motives of prudence, as well as to an
swer the necessities of a country whose
boundaries of habitation are so fast ex
tending. A more central location is
absolutely necessary, apart from the
considerations of safety and is demand
ed by the people of the far West, who
recognize no right of the Eastern
States to maintain it in dangerous ex
posure to subserve selfish interests.
Policy requires that it shall be remov
ed also to secure greater unity of feel
ing among the sections into which we
are naturally dividing, and the subject
being now brought lo public notice, we
look for considerable stir in behalf of
its relocation. Cincinnati Times
"There is an impression generally
prevailing amounting almost to a firm
belief, that National Banks are exempt
from State, local and municipal taxes.
It may startle people therefore, to say
that National Banks pay more taxes,
State, eounty and municipal, in propor
tion to their capital, than privato bank
ers or private eapital. Nevertheless, the
Cincinnati Gazette asserts that such is the
lauf. - xu eviaeDce it publishes statistics
from the books of the Co. Auditor show
ing the capital of the National Banks of
that city, and local taxes paid by such.
The private bankers, on an aggregate
capital of $1,090,751, pay a tax of $26
042-33; the National Banks, on a capital
$4,000,000, p'ay a tax of $126,810,07.
Thus it appears that in Cincinnati the
National Banks pay into the Country
Treasury nearly 3 1 4 per cent, on thsir
capita!, and the private Bankers pay a
fraction less than 21-2 per cent. By the
law of Ohio the banks and share holders
together pay on the capital and surplus
earnings without deduction, while private
bankers arc allowed to deduct govern
ment securities; and under the decision
of the Supreme Court they might alo
deduct greenbacks. The latter, if adop
ted, would almos) entirely exempt the
JggJThe Supreme Court has alrea
dy decided that "it rests with Con
gress to decide what government is the
lawful one in a State. For, as the
Union guarantees to each State a re
publican government, Congress must
necessarily decide what government is
established in the State before it can
determine whether it is republican or
not. And its decision is binding on
every other department of the govern
ment, and could not be questioned in a
judicial tribunal." Such is the lan
guage of the Supreme Court, concur
red in by eight Judges out of nine, and
solemnly recorded as ihe opinion of
ggfThe other day, by some tele
graphic blunder, the speech of Mr.
Wilson, Radical Republican, of Iowa,
on tne rignts 01 American citizens
a AV ".
abroad, reached the St. Paul Pioneer,
a sheet with Copperhead proclivities,
as the speech of Mr. Woodward, (Cop
perhead,) of Pennsylvania. There
upon, it gave the speecn a first rate
notice calling it masterly, and just the
thintr. Conceive its annoyance at
learning it bad been eulogizing a radi
cpI member of Congress!
The Omaha Herald of January
25th has on one page a specia tele
gram with a flaming head. "Demo
cratic victory at Cheyenne an excit
in- Charter election the Democracy
sweep the field." On the third page
""Latest and worst from Cheyenne a
reign of terror two more desperadoes
shot, etc." It's very plainly to be seen
who brought on the Democratic victory
Ch ieago Journ al.
ggy-It is said that the "census em
braces seventeen million women."
Who wo'd'nt be a census?
IIOIV FAIIAD.4V CHOSE POT
KltTY. In a recent lecture at the Royal In
stitution in London, Professor Tyndall
gave some interesting facts respecting
the late Professor Faraday. At one
period of his life the question was
brought before Faraday whether he
should choose wealth or sience, and he
determined to reject the seductions of
riches, and to devote himself to science,
with its comparative poverty. After
the discovery of a magneto-electricity
numerous offers were made to him by
which he might have acquired a large
fortune In 1832-33, he did gain,
from the direction of bis professional
knowledge, commercially, upwards of
1,000 per annum; and Prof. Tyndall
said that he might readily have made
5,000 a year, but Faraday afterwards
confined his attention almost exclusive
ly to scientific investigations, bis income
from commercial applications being
limited to such small sums as 25 or
l00 per annum. During the last ten
years of his life he received nothiug
from that source, and though he might
have acquired a fortune of 150,000,
he died a poor man.
In 1835 Sir Robert Peel proposed to
grant him a pension, and the offer was
renewed by Lord Melbourne, who sent
for Faraday to speak to him about it,
but not being accustomed to deal with
so unsophisticated a person, who paid
little regard to money, Lord Melbourne
made some remarkwhich gave offence
to Faraday, who withdrew. A lady,
who was a mutual friend of the minis
ter and of the philosopher, endeavored
to reconcile (hem, but Faraday told her
that he would only consent to one con
dition, with which he could Dot expect
him to comply, and that was. that he
should make an apology. In a few
days, however, the apology came.
Faraday entertaining the notion that
there was Irish blood in his veins, and.
as Prof. Tyndall observed, there was
an enthusiasm about him which ap
peared to countenance such an opinion,
but in other qualities he was not Irish.
One of these was his love of order.
All the experiments he made in the
laboratory of the Royal Institution were
numbered, and they were often refer
recTto in succeeding experiments; he
also kept a private record of his exper
iments, the last one being numbered
Prof. Tyndall concluded by giving
n affecting account of Faraday during
his illness, and read two letters which
he had written, in one of whioh, dated
in the autumn of 1865, he alluded to
his los3 of memory, and of not being
able to recollect at the end of one line
what he had written in the line before.
6F"It happened during the war
that a clergyman was posted to deliver
a political address. Both parties ad
mired the ability of the speaker, and
the result was that many of both par
lies were present. Father Sabine
chanced to be seated near a rank cop
perhead, who took the occasion to say
to the old man at the close of the
speech as follows:
Copperhead Your preachers mix
politics with their religion.
Sabine What do you say? (The
old man was a little deaf.)
C. (Very loud.) Your preachers
mix politics with their religion.
S. Yes. Union politics. Your
kind won't mix!
Snakes in a Lady's Stomach A few
days ago, Mrs. Johnson, who resides
near the corner of First and Lewis streets,
felt a curious sensation in her stomach
and throat and immediately afterward
vomited forth a live snake about eight
inches long and about an eighth of an
inch in diameter. A physician was called,
and after a careful examination of the
patient, expressed the opinion that thera
were others still remaining in her stom
ach. The family formerly lived in the
country, and during a period of
several months used cistern water for
cooking purposes, by which means it is
believed the snakes were introduced into
the lady's stomach when too small to be
observable. This hypothesis is undoubt
edly correct. Detroit Free Press.
SFGreeley says in a letter to
Miles O'Reillv: "President Johnson
you, know, is a traitor to those wh
elected him. You know that the life
of a President who should treat the
Democratic as he treated the Republi
can party, would not be safe for a
P HAYEK EV COURT.3i,i3
Judge R relates the following
incident as occurring in the course of
He was trying a petty case, In which
one of ihe party was not able to pay
counsel fees, and undertook to plead
his own cause; but he Tound in the
course of the trial ihat the keen and
adroit attorney, who managed ihe case
for the other party, was "too 'much for
him in legal strategy, evidently making
the worst appear the better cause..
The poor man, Mr. A , was in a
state of mind bordering upon despera
tion when the opposing counsel closed
his plea, and the case was about to be
submitted to the justice for his decision.
"May it please your honor," said the
man, "may I pray?"
The Judge was taken somewhat by
surprise, and could only say that he
sa w no objection. Whereupon Mr. A
went down upon his knees, and
made a fervent prayer, in which he
laid the merits of the case before the
Lord in a very clear pnd methodical
statement of all ihe particulars, plead
ing that right and justice might prevail.
"O, Lord! Thou knowest that the
lawyer has misrepresented the faclsi
and Thou knowest that it is so and so"
to the end of the chapter.
Arguments which he could not pre
sent in logical array to the understand
ing of men, he had no difficulty in ad
dressing to the Lord, being evidently
belter versed in praying than pettifog-ginff-
When he arose from his knees. Es
quire W -, the opposing counsel,
very much exasperated by the turn the
case had taken, said: .
"Mr. Justice, does not the closing
argument belong to me?" ,
To which the Judge replied:
"You can close with prayer if you
Esquire W was in the habit of
praying at home, but not seeing the
propriety of connecting his prayer with
his practice, wisely forbore, leaving
poor A to win the case, as he did,
by this novel mode of presenting it.
WISDOM IN SMAL.L, L.OT8.
BY JOE BLAIHt!
Sum men are great by chance, but
know a mighty site uv em that are
mean from choice.
There aint no man that's wise; some
int as big fools as uthers, however. .
A rale strictly konseenshus . honest
man wont bet unless he's got a sure
I hav alwuz thought that if the kol-
ery could be managed with discre.
hun -it might be used as a publick
blessin. . ,
A wise, man don't want to go to kon-
gress and mighty few uv urn do it.
A man that's got the each can alluz
cum up to the scratch. .. t
About all the difference I can see in.
kourts iz that the biggest kourl has the
I know some of the best kind of men
that never had an office.
I never, will patronize a .lottery as
ong as I can hire any body else lo rob
me at reasonable wages.
Young man, before you try to be a
rascal, hadent you as well see if you
wouldentmake a better fool?
None but the brave deserve the fair,
and ncne but the brave can live with
some of them.
It's my opinion that a man oughtent
to have nary confidant. People can
come near enough finden out your biz-
iness by pure guessin.
A Lively Coon. Hunt. The Day
ton Ohio, Journal mentions some of
the incidents which enlivened, a coon
hunt at Phillipsburg, in that vicinity,
on Sunday rhornior. , A coon was
treed, the tree felled, and a coach-dog
belonging to a young man named.
Skyles seized the cood. The latter
was getting the bet of ihe fight, when
Miner Walker, in attempting1 to make
a diversion in favor of the dog with a
stick, struck the latter accidentally and.
killed him. Skyles as enraged at
tha death ef his dog, and felled Walker
with a club, knocking him senseless.
Jacob Milton, , a friend of Walker,,
seixed the axe with which the tree was.
felled, and chopped into Skyle's shoul
der. Whereupon Daniel Crow drew a
revolver and shot Milton in the ehqul
der, wounding him severely. The
party were subsequently arrested.
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