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SALISBURY N. C, JUNE 5J 1 873. -
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FIRST DAY MOBNlKO SESSION.
The Twentieth Annual Meeting of the
Medical Society of th State of North
Carolina, convened in the Court House at
10 o'clock, a. m.l and was called to order
by the Presidenjt, Dr. Marcellus White
head, of Salisbury.
mm a w w, -
i be Secretary i bavinjr announced that
the Society was ready to proceed to busi
nesS the President appointed a committee
on credentaiis. U
Dr. H. Kelly, S, S Satchwel, Patter
son, Hall aud mith were appointed said
committee ' ' '
Upon a call of the roll of the members.
there were found; to; be present about sity
members, which1 wits said to be a much
larger number than usual on the first day.
Dr. S. S. Satchwell, from the executive
committee, brought in a report, which was
read, received, and referred to a commit
tee of five, who were instructed to bring
in a report on the subject matter. The
following'named gentlemen composed the
committee, viz : Drs. Satchwell, Foote,
bharpe, Wood, and O Hagan.
Dr. C. T. Murphy reported the name
of Dr. Francis 'IV Fuller, of Raleigh, for
membership. Referred to committee on
credentials, with request that they report
what they consider proper for the action
of this body.
Upon motion, a committee was appoint
ed upon nomination. 1 he President an
pointed the following" named gentlemen as
the committee : Dr. J. J. Sumerell, En-
nett and Wood, i
Upon motion, a coramitttee was appoint
ed 011 finance, composed ot the followin
named gentlemen: Drs. J. K. Hall, Gib
son and Jones. 1
The qnes ion of the committee on obi
tuaries elicited quite a discussion, result
ing finally in the appointment of a com
mittee of three, who reside in Wilmington,
and whose duty it shall be to report the
death of every member, making it retro
spective, so that the report of the present
committee shall take up the list of honor
ed dead where the last report lett off.
The committee on the examination and
license of Druggists were discharged from
the further consideration of the subject.
; A motion to adjourn, until 3 o'clock p.
m., prevailed. j
iu loe report oe aaopiea unanimously. After the delivery of the annual oration l WHY THE CONFEDERACY FAIL-
Auoplra aiif.rcoB.meraDieai8cu8sihi.. the societr waa culled to order hr the ED.
UDOn tnotiuti of Dr. Ennett. a n J.:j . . I !
a " - ' -mm ai aw 1 a rmmrn . 1 . , .
4. of the eonitltntion:wai imii.imAn.t. t- t .t. ' j. 1.' I" From an able review in the London
' - 1 w w 1 aji. nurcuiu ciiniianni a naw an Larnw mann 1 - . 1
trickenut,and!the board of eenaon.. L n s..kw.ii k.;. -v.. t Standard of aa article upon Ueneral Le.
forbidding its publication eutir4 i
Its failure bad notbiur to de with if
The committee appointed to investiat ntbir. rti.?nt in tt. k..
the difference between Dr.Porter and On motion the societv adjourned unUl
wuc Uicmuil a VI , LIIU XI CW Ilinarrr ln.fnnrrnw mnminv O.VmV
n xt- i ,. ; ; V ! t
wwmiiit Aieuiea-t aocieiT were nir h..rro-t 1 v
m J -r -. I..
and the whole matter was referred to the
board of censors. !
The committee appointed to renort on
the relative merits of chloroform and ether
as an aesthetic,' asked for further time.
I he committee, appointed to assist the
Secretary in clearing the books of delin
alleged demerits. The South waa crush
ed by weight, not broken by 'weakness.
Three things detenniued the fat el ths
war the closing of her ports, the so per
iour wealth, and far above all the over
whelming Humbert of the enetny. The
North was a corn rrowlnr and imanufac
THURSDJiT vouarixo Tmao
The Society was called to order at 9
o'cUek, President Whitehead in ths chair.
The committee on credentials sumbitted
a partial report, recommending Drs'. Wal
ter J. McLiendon, of Anson ; J. W. Vick,
of Selma1: John A. Allison, of Iredell:
qnent members, made a report, which pro Albert G. Carr, of Carey ; W.
duced considerable dissension, and was I sonJof Farrington ; Jacob M. Uailey,
indulged In by JJrs. liiue t oote, Jones, LUrange ; Johu m B. Gaither, of Salii
L.ucey and U'Ungan. JJr. O'Hagin
eanittir remark nhnnt the - rfalinnn.ni
members elicited considerable daughter, ship V t tr7-v Bbf? f no n"fetures and
Rpnnri 'mlftSMtiA trXin-t Ki;JTMra I ; MM;t.. Mn tk. Tet aha lived by manufaturea not by
on the Secretary to notifr everv member! apnojnl-d. and consists of U)rs.Thna. P. H"eon.Bre? 7 prodaein tiawg, VI
. ' - I J- ' , - I V J II a...llk a. a a mt
" it an u ucm uirscui Bl IUC lUirCillllT I " ""M VJI . vr. IIUUIM 1UU I . t . iJUIC, Ut I .. . . , , 1.1
. . - " vl ..... ' I n a h aMM.k.lA.ai ftl.Jh klA.lr m fi m Wm ri 1 Jb K
turing country, and had open io her the
G.John- 'r"W 0,,MlBt. ,nC B5"m lUhe heavens, and I. hivU n.'verfart:
ed command ox ait roe resources ox we i ev. i .i... l . . -i0--
eivilix-id world. TheSotth waa
. a a -a '
Knro . p i. m.,,i;. xr. tt. I suoiect tome aiaaurantarea noui 01 an
delinonent amU Green, of Warren, to member, agricultural ana oi non-agncuiipratcoun-
f . CL.
of this Society I for five years, that dues I Wilmington, N. C.
must be paid, or their names would be I I he committee on nominations reported
stneken from the rolls. the following officers, which were, on mo-
Dr. Satchwell stated that M s D;mraok tion, adoptee
an honorary member of this Society, had President Dr. W. A. B. Norcom, of
i lenton, N. C.
received appoiutment as Physician in
1 t t " . a v
cnarge oi a nospitat in tJoston, Mass., in
wiucu now position she was wuiuing
uigli positions as to her abut y aud use
JJr Ilyatt, under the call of written
communications, presented and read be
fore the society' the details of four impor
taut cases which had come under his care.
Referred to the comuiitte on publications.
Dr. Cr.-nehaw read an account of his
action, in the county of Franklin, during
the raging of tlio small pox disease last
The committee on finances reported in
part, that the society has on hand SI 43,"
00; and it is owing $3G.6S. Recommend
ed that the members be assessed three
dollars. Report adopted.
Upon motion the society adjourned un
til two o clock. ;
At 2 o'clock, p. ra., the society was call
ed to order, President Whitehead in the
l)r Satchwell explained that he had
Vice Presidents 1st Dr. J B Jones
of Charlotte ; 2d. Dr R F Lewis, of Lum-
berton : 3d. Dr C G Cox. Richlands : 4th
J L Knight, Tarboro.
Uratpr A B Pearce.
Treasurer - Dr. II T Bahnsen, Salem.
Secretary Di James McKee, Raleigh.
Delegates to American Medical Asso-
ciation--Dr T P German, Warren ; W
W Lane, Washington ; II Kelly, Iredell;
C J O'Jlagan, Pitt : F M Rountree, Snow
Alternate R L Payne Lexington ; J
F Shofbier. Salem : II ll Hyatt, Kiuston :
D X Pltterson, Richmond ; G G Smith,
Committee on Publications Drs E B
Hay wo4d, P E Ilines and James McKce,
Dr. Hah n sen, the chairman of the com
mittee oq Anesthesia, (cholornform and
ether) riad an able eisay on this subject
which wlis referred to the committee on
t . .i. j.. -i ? .t-t-J :
in insoraei oi uusinesB me uour arriv
ed (or the installation of officers for the
ensuuif year, and jJrs. oummerell and
prevented her from selling her cotton and
tobaceo and sugar ; her supplies were cut
off, and she had a bare sufficiency of food
and a total want of every other necessary
f life and war. She obtained power and
arms from the enemy ; boots and clothes
and blankets the had to want. Her finances
broke down at once ; for her exports were
her wealth, and exports bad ceased. Bat
above all, she was crushed by p ambers ;
the North could recrait at boms four men
for one, and eonld hire the off scouring
very tips of the dark hills seemed tinged
with gold, and the vapory diaUnct Lover
igln the west was like a silvery lined
cloud, between myself and the sue.. But
this beautiful scene toon passed away.
The sun went down, to me, for tb second
time, and arose no mora that night, "Now
all was gloomy and silent. In. a few
momenta 1 coald see just the first faint
outlines at a few liny start, away Liglt
above the clouds. I waa now aLma U
the clouds and presented. I thiaxi onaof
ue most; j
rxxrxcT aid bodixo pictuxm or
BOLrrtTDaV . I-
I eret heard of. It was tay first hlzfct ta
feelings of that hour. . . i
-After having seen as much sis poasihit,
I palled the yarve rope and slowly com
menced to descend. We eama' down
gently as a feather and landed In a ravine,
aboat three milea fonvtheJfSorrd Hon'
hottx,oa Ut Morgastown toad. tsade
ope of the neatest landmps Imr
."About a doxen men io hB neighbor
hood, residing in the farm houses above
which I had so gently rlided. assisted ma
in bringiog the netting and a portion of
the balloon to the above hotel. The rest
of the balloon I left behind, as ascensions
can only be made onee in them, j
I endeavored to procure a conveyance
to return home, but could not; soIeaving
my netting, &c, behind me, I journeyed
homeward afoot. I arrived in the city at
1 1 o'clock, tired and hunrry. thourh n.
tremely well pleased with the success of
of Europe. And it was this alone that
. , mi !. ' T r
oeeiuea me ibsuo i oe r,ai30urg Jievicw fir M - k. . ,
adds the want of discipline ; but we be- -f ."XiT 1
liev that in the es.ent ala of militarr dia . . 'TT . "TO Pormea
- i- .i. o .u i 'Q rsi and only paper ba oon ascension
cipline, the Southerners were always tup
erior to their foes, and that if the troops
Grant and McClellan had been tried as
Lee's were tried, they would hae melted
like snow or died like rotten sheep. Lee
won almost every battle bo faogbt, and
against odds of from two to one' to four to
one. Wbat destroyed him was Gran't
cold, cruel policy, which only a Yankee,
a Nepoleon or a Prussian could, have de-
librrately adopted ot ssennctnr men
ever accomplished in the world.
"Washington U. Donaldson
P, M., the Society was
President Whitehead in
And) Get a Good Picture
We will give you a goddj picture or not let
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Feb. 27. ft.
At 3 o'clock,
called to order,
A letter was read from hc Medical So
ciety of V'rginia asking the appointment
of delegates to the meeting of that Society,
to be held at Norfolk ou tqe llth Novein
A motion to appoint delegates prevail-
On cony one year, (with 2 picture,)
tt a a aa . I . l.a. ! .-
ed, to include the
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the following -gentlemen were appointed :
Drs. Thos. F. Wood, W. A. B. Forcum,
James McKee, Summerell and Foote.
Dr. Wood Introduced a resolution,
which was carried, in regard to delinquent
members, and clearing from the roll uch
members as were dead, removed from the
State, or refused tp comply with the re
qnirments of the Society.
A committee of three, composed of Drs.
WTood, Sharpe, and Knight, was appoint
ed, with instruction to report to this meet
ing, for the aetion of the Society thcieon.
been requested to urge upon the society y elected! President
the selection of Guhisborn' as the place 3 Korcum o
for the next meeting of the society. ...t .
Letters of invitation were nlso read
from Charlotte, and upon a vote being tak
en, Charlotte was selected as the place,
and the thin! Tuesday mi May, 1S74 as
the lime for the next meeting.
The hour having arrived for the con
tinuation of the discussion between Drs.
S. S. Satchwell and Norcura, Dr S. took
the floor an able essay upon the subject of
pathology and modern treatment of acute
and internal, influtnation, and the discus
sion took up the remainder of the after
W' are only able to give to our readers
the following brief synopsis of Dr. Wood's
elaborate address, deliver at the Presby-
teiiqih Church on Wednesday evening,
before the State Medical Society. The
address, is of course shorn ot much vf its
instiuctiveness, but we believe it will be
read with pleasure.
sYNorsis or the address of dr. wood.
"The science of the art of medicine dis-
Raleigh, N. C
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Under the call of the President, Dr. R.
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regarded mediciue so much as amystcry,
which the high priests in the professions
alone should know, and have never given
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committee on publication. I wonderfully mail is made. A comparison
Oral communications being now in or- of it with the moie perfect arts and more
der. Dr. Summerell asked the opinion of exact sciences connot te justly made.
the Society in regard to the use of chloral , Take astronomy; for instance : Though it
hydrate in the disease of lead colic, stating rests upon mathematics! data, as a basis,
that his exDeiience had been very satia . it falls far short i of perfection. Most of
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Dr. Lewis read an article on extraordi
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received and referred to the committee on
During a discussion between Drs. Nor-
cum and Summerell upon hemoragic, ,
mm m . tm
malarium levers, in tne treatment ot a
certain preparation of quinine and mor
phine wore required, quite a compliment
was paid to Tbeo.F. Kluttz, of Salisbury,
for his manner of preparing quinine aud
solutions of morphine.
During the oral reports Dr. Sharpe
mentioned a case of caucer in the stomach,
when ip connection, it was related that a
patient in Davie count suffering with
this complaint, as was tevealed by a post
mortem examination, bad vomited a quan
tity of black bugs.; The society, not de
sirious of entering' upon the question of
entomology m detail, ridiculed the idea,
and upon motion adjourned.
WEDNESDAY 2IORNIKQ - SECOND DAY.
Hines were appointed to conduct the nc
to the chair and Dr
f Eicnton, took the
'ihe retains President. Dr. Whitehead,
returned his thanks to the society for the
distitiquisued honor which had been con
ferred upoii him, by his having been called
upon to preside over the deliberations of
the noble body of men, who compose the
State Medical Society of North Caroline,
and in a beautiful, instructive and eloquent
address upon the advancement bt the
science of Incdicine, the duties of the pro
fession, and the relations of art to the
prngreFsive science of medicine. He paid
a glowing compliment to tbe patient la-
b r and 0j by the aid of which his pro
fession had .been able to keep pace with
the advancement of science and art. and
through which new visions of truth were
constantly; being recorded. It was in
truth an e ahorate discnsision upon the
merits of the profession, and nothing that
we could say or write would do justice to
the theme. He took his seat amid a per
fvet roar of applause ; whereupon Dr.
Satchwell offered the following resolution
which waa unanimously adopted :
licsohccl, That the thanks of the socie
ty are due, and are hereby tendered to
our retiring president, Dr. M. Whitehead,
for his impartial nd efficient administra
tion of the, duties of his office, and also for
AN EX-CONFEDERATE CAVALRY
OFFICER PROPOSES TO END
THE MODOC WAR WAS THIS
FITZHUGH LEE 1 j
One of tbe happiest incidents connected
with the visit of the Board of Regents of
Mount Vernon to that place, on Wednea-
without stint, whom he could replace to I day last, was ths interview between a
wear out an enemy wbo could not recruit, young and gallant ex-Con federate caval-
Uuder different cireums'ances snch a pro- ry officer, who had won his first distine
cess might last longer. But k general tion as an Indian fighter, and Miss Nellie
who can afford to sacrifice three men to I Grant. The ex-Confederate, having ae
kill one must always end by Uaving his cidentally met an old friend among the
enemy without soldiers ; and therefore lady visitors, was introduced by her to her
greatly superior numbers, thus used, must daughter, and also, and to his great sur
prevail in the long run. It is no longer prise when he heard her name, to the
possible in wars between civilized nations President ; but, being as courteous as he
for prowess to prevail against the nnraeri- is brave, he strove to render himself agreea
cal odds of great weight. And this terri- ble to bis distinguished acquaintance, and
ble lesson a State like England will do by his affability and genial Southern man
well to Uy to heart. This, and this alone, tiers was so successful that in a short lime
was the cause of the fall of the Coi feder- the reserve of new acquaintanceship was
cy ; this is the dark and painful! moral of worn off, and they were talking together
.1 If A ? . a 1 , .a ., . . .
me Virginian campaigns, .trains. rr; 1 as iamiuariy as 11 mey Had known each
things but sheer "attrition Uee was vie
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Feb'.7ftf. An&PaUimpre, Md,
Society called to order at 9 o'clock, Dr.
Whitehead in the chair.
Committee oni - credentials submitted
rrpcrs from the New Hanover County
Medical Society and Lenoir county Medi
cal Society, and recommend their adop
tion as auxiliary societies.
In the case of Dr. Fuller, of Raleigh,
petition for membership, it' was recom
mended that he be not admitted owing to
irregularity in application.
The executive committee reported a
substitute for sec 4, art, 4 of the Consti-
py and best out, tce and - Tide8 jQr the appoinUlieilt 0f m
board of censors, j !
On motion of Dr. Foote, it was moved
matical formulas. Not so with medicine;
it rests npon knowledge otherwise obtain
ed, and in a great degree from inapprecia
bly delicate prpcees. Vitat phenomena,
in all their intiicacics, have cont tuted
the mysteries with which medicine has
been dealing through so many centuries.
It has grown by the accretion of apparen
tly unimportant particles, and has at last
attained the dignity of a science.
The circulation of the blood cost the
labor of more than twenty nntomists
through a period of more than a centnry.
It was discovered by a great scholar, Win.
Harvey, and it has made his name glori
ous and immortal. The discoveries of
oxygen, vaccination, anesthesia, separate
nerves fibres for: motion and sensation,
and other discoveries sncceded each other
so rapidly as to leave the world to believe
that all this is the easy and spontaneous
evolution in intellectual development.
But not so contended 'by Wood. Unre
quited toil, labors in the face of the neg
lect and objections of the world ; opposi
tion to dissection ; the false charge that
med'ciue was opposed to religion, and that
a search into the ; minutial of it tends to
materialism ; these are some of the charg
es against which progressive mediciue has
had to contend, outlive and riso above.
In no respect has the profession been more
benefitted than by the disenssions, which
have taken place in regard to inflamma
tions and fever, the - opponents of ihe
modern school of ratioual medicine have
been carried alons: with tbe current of
progress, and they bad to abandon the
ground formely held as to the nature and
treatment of the profession in modern
times, is tne wonaenoi improvement in
the direction of disease, or in diagnosis.
py to tne secretary
lication in cur transactions.
Dr. Foote related certain eases in his
practice op the nse of the hyperdernic
syringe, in apoplectic convulsions, &c.
Upon motion 0f Dr. R. S. Payne, the
thanks ofi the society was tendered to the
citizens of Statesville for the kind hospi
tality extended to the members of the so
ciety during the present meeting.
Dr. Kelly read a letter of invitation to
the society, from Messrs. Wallace Bros.
& Stephenson, to visit their herbarium.
The invitation was accepted.
Dr. Satchwell urged the prompt and
and vigorous work ot the board of censors.
Also some remarks denunciatory of the
quack ciiicer establishment at Goldboro."
Dr. Summerell made some practical
remarks upon the treatment of eclampsia.
On motion, the society adjonrned to
meet in CharU ote on the third Tuesday
in May, 1874, at ten o'clock a. m.
other for years. On their return! he
particularly attentive, pointing out to her
from the deck of the steamer the several
objects of interest along the banks of the
Potamac and narrating the legends at
tached to them : and as the boat; seared
this city he expressed his regret at not
being able to escort ber home, saying he
would certainly beg that honor were it not
that he must meet a near and dear rela
tive, ao invalid lady, who was sxpected
to arrive here that evening. Then taking
the hand she proffered him as be arose to
leave her he said with a smile, "Please
bear my regards to the President, and be
kind enough to tell him that if he'll only
furnish the necessary rations arid trans-
e Readiog Eagle porutioo I'll take a squadron of the Black
is daneerous feat. I Horse Cavalry and promise to lend the
atoaoc war ana maae mm a present 01
Captain Jack, dressed io Central Can by 's
uniform, within thirty days, and, lifting
his bat, bowe himself towards the com
paniouway, down which he disappeared,
she having laughingly remarked as he
with muslin, and allowed to ascend byl d er adieu, "Well, sir, I must say
rope, in 1782, in Paris. I have entertain 1 73a re me most impoaent man' i ever
TEMPTING PROVIDENCE -TnE
iERONAUT DONALDSON MAKES
AN ASCENSION IN A PAPER
The seronaut W, H. Donaldson, whose
reckless and foolhardy exploits have pro
cured for him a world-wide notoriety, and
whose chief pleasure in life consists appar
ently in conning a horrible death, baa hit
upon a new expedient for tempting Provi
dence. He has recently made a successful as
cension at Reading, Pa , his home, in a
tea .I. i.t
oaper Dstioon, tne nrsc ever unaenaxen
in this country. The
gives an aecount of th
and publishes the following letter from
Paper balloon ascensions are rare.
Several French seronauts attempted the
Tns Mo docs Before tiie War.
The Philadelphia Evening Iiulletin pub
lishes a letter from Mr. Elijah Steele, a
lawyer in Yreka, in which the Modocs are
pnrtially described as they were before the
outbreak of the late troubles. Twenty
three years ago they were a numerous
and powerfuf tribe, and those who are left
are not renegades. They were not, as
has been a -sorted, in the habit of loung
ing about Yreka, but went thither twice a
year to trade furs and goose feathers for
supplies of provisions and clothing, and
thus provided themselves well. Their
good with tho merchants of
ed the idea of constructing a piper ballon
for a long time. I constructed tbe "John
D. Liibler" upon my .own plans, gave it
a coat of vanush, and 1 was so confident
in its worthiness that I should Have been
willing to have made an ascension in a
"After I left terra fiima I viewed the
thousands of people below wib tbe ut
most satisfaction. Of the many ascen
sions I have made in this city I never
before had such a magnificent view of
Reading and the surrounding country. I
was not performing on the trapez, but was
simply contentedly sitting and looking
upon the wondrous beauties of pature all
spreading in :
BEAUTIFUL PAKOIUallC view
below me." !
After describing the nether andseape
comorising Reading, Birdsboro, the green
hills of Nebraska, Mount PeonJ number-
met." Alexandria (Ya.)
INTERESTING RELIC ONE OFj
-TUE PHAROAUS. j
The oldest relic of humanity is the
skeleton of the earliest Pharoah, cased'
in its original burial robes, and won
derfully perfect, consi aVriog its agf, which
was deposited eighteen or twenty months
sgo in the British Museum, and Is jostly
considered tbe most valuable of its arehsro.
logical treasures. Tbe lid of the coffiii
which contained tbe royal rnomnjy was
inscribed with tbe name ot its occupant,
Pharoah Mykerimus who succeeded the
heir of the builder of the great pyramid,
about ten centuries before Christy Only
think of it: the monarch whose crumbling
bones and leathery ioUgaments are now
exciting the wonder of numeroos gazers of
London, reigned in Egypt before Solomon
less villages, and the beau tit ul Schuylkill was born, and only about eleven jcenlu'r-
winding amidst them all, as they appear- ties or so after Mizraim, the grandson of
el in the deepen iug twilight, Donaldson eld father Noah, and tbe first'; of tie
proceeds : ' Paroahs, had been gathered to his fathers.
"Slowly the earthly objeets greir small- Why, tbe tide-maik of the delog eonld
er and smaller and tbe earth becime dark, scarcely have been oblitearted, j or the
It was twilight when It ft Rfadinr, and gopher-wood knee-timbers of tbe ark have
when 1 bad readied a latitude or z,ouo rnted on. Mo ant Ararat, wtien tins man
feet the earth seemed daik slowly I as
cended to the line of the clouds, when
suddenly the brilliant rays of tbe sun
came up from behind the western horizon,
AGAIN IT WA8 DAY.
credit was- pood with tho
Yrekn, who trusted them from fall to I It seemed as if I had been io a dream ;
spring. They were, however, always re- and that the night had rolled aay and
quested to camp out of town. Capt. Jack, it was morning once more. The side of
who was alwaya the spokesman, never the balloon was like a golden ball, aud as
drank any liquor, and invariably punished I east my eyes up the sight was beautiful,
any of the tribe for any wrongdoing, I looked up through the mouth of the
whe'her they were drunk or sober. -They balloon, and though the transparent paper
are, according to Mi. Steele, a superior I could see the meshes of the netting as
race of Indians in intellect and physical plainly as from the outside, the, same as
development, and they are resolved to dio if the paper was so ranch glass.; Indeed
rather than yield.- In Capt. Jack's own the balloon seemed like illuminated glass
words : "To die by bullet docs not hurt with its Tarnished side turned toward the
much ; starve to death ou reservation hurt sun.
a heap." 1 "Far away down toward the west, the
of the early world lived, moved, and had
his being. His flesh and blood were co
temporary with the progvuilors jof the
great patriarch. His bones and shriveed
kin are eoteorporary with the ninej-teenth
century, and the dt-? of tbe cmciftiion is
only abont midway between the date' of
his era and of our.
The Cincinnati t.nquirer asks some
pertinent qnesiions in relation to Repub
lican rule in Ohio. It says: We are"
told by the Governor thtt "oar I party
(Republican) has bad control of thjngs in
Ohio for sixteen years, and that rjo man
has been able to find and evidence ff cor
ruption, fraud, or mismanagement." Tl-a
how is it that the taxes have increased
from seven to eight million Jq 1S$4 to
wenty-five millions in 1SJ I