Boston - Sept. 16 - My chirograpy proved
too much for the typos last week. For
instance, they rendered by "Vigorous
English" "Visious English" and they lifted
up Captain Morris's vacum i.e. the interior
portion of his head, instead of "lighting"
illuminating. D'ya see?
Wallace, Hannibal Fields and John Fields
were tried before Judge Sine, Monday, for
trespassing on Jon Lyons. William and Hannibal
were discharged, and Johnny's a mere lad,
held over for the Criminal Court.
unregenerate of Boston were delighted this
morning at seeing the Enquirer's heading,
"Hell Closed for Repairs" and held high
carnival at the item of irresponsibility
conveyed in the arrangement. But their
joy was of short duration, for a brother
told them of a large ante-room of sufficient
capacity to entertain the regular number,
while the well trained artificers are repairing
public school Professor Norris opened this
morning with a very large attendance, and
bids fair to be a success.
Madison, of Butler, the man of many resources,
has started the watch repairing business
at his boot and shoe shop. Brother Jim
is a moat ingenious mechanic and he will
doubtless give all correct time.
Rev. Wm. Ragan, of the Baptist Church preached
here yesterday at 11 o'clock. He will probably
preach regularly on the second Sunday of
Creek - Road working about
completed. Cutting tobacco and sowing wheat
begun, but no corn yet.
the colt show at Boyd Station Saturday
evening, the premium was awarded to J.N.
Knox, for best colt on exhibition.
Ott, a very worthy citizen, has sold his
farm and contemplates leaving us soon.
We also learn that George Coppage has sold
his farm, with the intention of migrating
to the "Lone Star State".
abound here; farmers are being relieved
of their surplus rubbish, houses being
repainted and neat fences are being built.
Such is the enthusiasm instilled into our
Colvin thinks of starting to Missouri in
a few days, going through nearly to the
Kansas line in a wagon. Our old friend,
Willie Nicholson, has already gone.
Jo. LaForce, a middle aged lady, after
a long and severe illness, departed this
life the 10th inst. The grieved ones have
the sympathy of the neighborhood.
short time since we subscribed for a so-called
"Greenback paper", but find it as hard
to get hold of as the natural greenback
itself - anyway, we've failed. Why?
to those wanting to marry - Mr. Will King
announces his intention to seek a wife
- must marry and desires the lady to be
about his age, equally as pretty as himself.
A fact, but don't tell him we said so.
F. Smith and Miss Rhoda Hardin were made
one the 10th inst. Rev. Henry Wright officiating.
The happy pair took in the Exposition.
blacksmith a few days ago carelessly placed
eighteen dollars in his bureau drawer.
Shortly afterwards he went to get some
change and to his astonishment his money
was gone. He has no clue yet as to the
sneak thief who did the mischief.
of our former friends propose going to
the city of Cincinnati shortly to dispose
of their nicest horses. Growing afraid
of horse thieves, we presume is the cause,
- Boyd Durant, the handsome post-master
of Boyd Station, was here last Saturday.
Mrs. Jodie Frost has returned to her home
in Carthage, Ohio. Mrs. Ferris is visiting
in Ohio. Miss Jodie Baker is visiting in
X Roads - Sept. 15 - The
citizens of Holt's Creek were horror stricken
recently by the report that a mob had hung
a man the previous night in that neighborhood,
and the victim was still swinging between
heaven and earth lifeless. Men flocked
to the scene excited, and swore vengance
against all concerned in the lawless mob.
A jury was immediately impaneled by James
Cox, Coroner pro. tem, with Ed. Davis,
foreman, adn proceeded to the spot and
investigated the corpse, which proved to
be nothing but George Vallandingham's black
dog whom S. W. Marshal had caught in his
house stealing victuals and hanged him
learn with regret that our time-honored
School Commissioner will soon emigrate
to Missouri, and make that country his
permanent home. We have heard of no one
to take his place, but we know that the
Pendleton County Court could make no better
selection to fill the vacancy than your
correspondent at Boston. Having been a
resident of this county for many years
and one among the best educators at this
day of our county, certainly entitles him
to that position, though we do not know
that he is an aspirant or would accept
May 2, 1884