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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 22 February 1889

^i?cliJValley News. FRID?y7 * - r FEB. 22, 1880, ***m-.j."2r"" _ 1 1 ? L0C4L AJSTJ) GEJVERAL jYE H S BlilEFS. Mr W. Q. Young has returned from New York. Pulnski City is moving for au electric light plulit. Fine lot of onion sets for sale tit the store of Huston & Son. Mrs. W. A. Lyons loft for her home at Bluelield, yesterday. Miss Ida Gillespic, ol Mut ion Asylum, was in town yesterday. Mr. S. F. Watt-?, Jr., is still indis? posed from his receut severe illuesB. There will be it regular meeting of the Y. M. 0. A. Friday, Match 1. Work on the Clinch Valley niil road is to bo pushed with greater v,ffcor. Ool. May is shipping largo quan? tities of very line cabbage this week. Arrangements are making for the immediate opening of tho Blue held luti. Mr. T. B. Warren has his now residence on Church street well un? der way. Today is celebrated in the United States as Washington's birthday. Heavy land slides on the Clinch Valley railroad stopped traffic for an eutiie day. A number of T...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 22 February 1889

JF I HAD KNOWN. bail known, when last I touched tho fin? gers Of him I loved bo well, , Tbat no'or again their clinging clasp would thrill me With lovo's strange jpcll, I had notboen so careless hi my greeting, So freo to say farowoll? If I had known! If I had known that low voice, sad aad ton d?r, That pleaded for ono word, ??no llttlo word to carry as lovo*s token, Would ne'er bo heard 'Till life woro past, my heart thon cold and carolcss. How m'ght it have boon gtlrrod-? If I bad known I If I had known! Ah! hopeless ead rofloc- | tion, Thus lato, it brings no cbeor. If 1 bad known how soon cold death would silence The voice so dear; Had shown sorco littto of tho IOTO I Cher? ished, Lifo were not now so drear-* If 1 had known! ?M. C- Broun, in Yankee Bilde. A RUN FOR LIFE, When I was a boy, all my near rela? tives thought that I was "cut out" for a I Jlcthodist minister. Upon what par? ticular traits of my character they based their opiniou 1 cannot say, for I am not i ablo to all...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 22 February 1889

THE WEAVER'S DREAM. ?J$vt ?Ion? iu his dark littlo room, ?*' ?nger? aweary with his work at the loom, ?His eyes seeing not the threads, for the tear*, As he carefully counted the months and the , years Ho had been a poor weaver. tfot a traveler wont on the dusty highway, But he thought, "Ho has nothing lo do but bo Kay;" No matter how burdened or how bent bo might be, Tho weaver holiovod htm rooro happy tuau lie, And sighed at his weaving. He 8aw not the re?es, so sweet nnd so red, That looked through his window, ho thought to bo dead, And carried away from his dark littlo room, "Wrapt up in bis linen ho had iu bis loom. Wore bettor than weaving. Just then a whito angel camo out of tho skies. *f And abut up his senses, and scaled up bis eyes, And boro him away from his work at tho loom Iii'a, vision, and loft him nlono by the tomb Calais dear littlo daughter. "My darliugi" ho cries, "what a blessing was minol How 1 sinnoJ, having you, agniuBt goodness divine! Awakol O my lost ono, m...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 22 February 1889

THE DAY OF JOY. rJOT A TIM Ii FOB SOLEMNITIES. tfhsf Talmas? Would Have tbe Bab? bit h Be. T*XT: "Anil caH the Sabbath a drAight.* ?Isaiah lvlli., 13. There Is on clement of cloora striking ?through all false religions, l'ngauism is a brood of horrors. Tho god of Coufuc4ui frowned upon its victims with blind fato. Mohammedanism promises mithin? to thost exhausted with sin in tins world but an eternity of tho same passional indulgences. But Uod intended that our religion should I have tho grand characteristic of cheerfulness. V.l. Foul struck tin key-note when ho said> **Rojoico evermore, nnd again I say, re> Jolce," This religion has no spikes lor tht feet; it has no hooks for the shoulder; it has no long pilgrimages to lake; it has no funer? al-pyres upon which to leap; it has no Jugf. gernauts before wbich to fnIL Its good cheer ; symbolized in the Biblo by the brightness of waters, and the redolence- ot lilies, und tho ?woetness of music, nnd tho luluritieB of n banquet. A ...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

Clinch Valley News, Published Every Fmday. Established In the Year 1845 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: Single- Copy,.6 Cents By Mail postage paid, one year... $1.50 By Mail, postage paid. 0 months... .75 Entered at tho Post Oilico at Tazewell C. 21,, as second class matter. \- PROFESSIONAL, CARDS. "J_J c. altjerson\ ' ATTORNEY-AT-LAV7, Tazewell c. n. Va. "Will prnctico in the Courts of Tazo woll county and tho Court of Appeals at "Wythoville. Collecting a specialty. Lands for snlo and laud titles examined. f. S. RLAIlt, john O. WATTS. Lato Atto. Gen. Lato U. S. Marshall. "j^LAIU & WATTS, ATTO R NE YS - AT-L AW, Tazewell C. IT., Va. "Will practice their profession in all the Courts of Tazewell Cnuuty. Capt. Blair will attend all the Courts?both couulv and Circuit._ S. U. FULTON, 8- M. n. COULT.INQ, Lato Circuit Judge, County Judge, Wythovillo, Ya. TazewoU O.U.Va. "pULTON & COULLING, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, Tazewell C. H., Va. Will prnctico in tho Circuit Courts of Tazewell county. S. M. U....

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

Tho Chicago Times says that farming land of Illinois has decreased twenty per icnt. in value sinco 1680. 1 Thoro aro nearly 200 patients in tho Kcvada Stato Insane Asylum. In viow of the email population of tbo Stnto, this large number is looked upon as a public calamity._ Deports from nearly 100 Consuls agrco that tho United States is receiving tho leum of foreign population, and that tho steamship owners uro largely rc iponsible for it. ? Tho Detroit Free l*ress suggests Hint "Africa for tho Africans" may bo one of Iho slogans of the twentieth century. The Arab and tho Ethiop make a hot fighting mixture. The Boston Mundil Herald proclaims in stentorian tones that "America is ns fct unprovided with a national air pas ?essing tho breadth and d gnity worthy Df a great country." "Protection for American actors" is the last development of tho movement which has taxed foreign pictures, banned foreign clergymen ami Stopped the Im portation of skilled artisans. A Mexican sorceress has pre...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

HELP AND HOPE. Wo looli on th_> face of our dca 1 tluxmgh our1 ti -:r . 'Ami ull but their virtues nro bliivJ'.<d from sieht: "Their faults nro eclipsed bv the shadow of death, And love round thoir brow W?av?l itshnlo of light. Now wo have nought but thoughts kind nut forgiving, Ab, why should this boom 1 o withheld from the living! ?Wo press passionate, heart-breaking kisses to ' lip* I That uro cold nud rcsponsoless, and feel not ' their thrill, 'That p.-rchanco onco have sighed for thoir warmth ntnl the word That some aching void in tho sad heart might (111. <Oh, why do wo wait and ?lolny in the giving. 'To bestow mi tho dend what was craved by the living.' Woloy on the cofiin tho choicest of flowers. As WO fold tho pale hands o'er tlio cold, pulseless h"art, Why not throw tho tlowersin thoir pathway in lifo, Cheer the earth-weary heart, soothe eneh wound und eneh smart! Ah, what is love worth, if it ho not forgiv? ing! What avails help, if not for the living! Bo kind to...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

Clinch VaUey News, FRIDAY. ? - MAKdil 8, 1889, " UA.ILROA1) nkws. Tho business world is at present in much commotion rogar ling new railroad* seeking entrance into vn riotissccl ions of Southwest Virginia. The Clinch Vsilley Division of the. Norfolk & Western is hurrying lo a connection with tho three Us., the Cripple (.heck Division of the same is being extended, tho AUooua branch is looking farther ahead, the rfaltville branch may lie extend? ed into Tiissowcll, and the Klkhoin Division will be (mill to l!u- Ohio river. Ninety miles of l!i!' Cliarleston, Cincinnati anil Chicago between Johnson City, Tennessee, and the Clinch Valley railroad in Russell county, will be covered within l)J days. The Btillitnnre and Ohio wants to consult with the Southwest Virginia counties regarding its extension in the Tennessee l.'ne. Col. linford still talks ulimit the Virginia Western to p iss through this comity. The Atlantic ami Danville is wait? ing fo buy llif Danville and New Diver at unc...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

fSBsz^s\trz--v?r*.' sy gaateggaj cm ? j r.~ Clinch Valley News. FRIDAY, -~ M?RCH*^8ft9. L?CdL ?ND GENERAL NE WS, BRIEFS. If.you waiit a watch, call eti H. W. Pobst. Tuzewcll county court is becoming . quite uu extended business. Roger.-* Brother's silver plated " wait.-, at II. W. Pobst's. Prayer meeting at the Y.. M. C. A. rooms each Sunday at 3:31) p. in. Clocks and watches 'till y'c u can't rest, at II. W. Pobst's. Mr. R. A. Saundors is in New York purchasing his spring stork of goods. Mr. Brookinan has sold his prop? erly near tbo Depot, to Mr. Henry Jtjtaon. A jolly delegation from Pocahon tos wailed upon Ibis term of eouuly court. C.-ipt. Rnwn is again ablo lo be in active control of tbo Clinch Valley railroad. Ash Wednesday services wero hold ot tue Episcopal church tbo day be fore yestorday. The jury iu the caso of tho Com? monwealth against Frauk Tabor fail ed to agree upon a verdict. Communications to tho News should bo accompanied by tho writ era t.auie (o insure insertio...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

AT SUNSET. Below tho world's ?Inrk forehead now, Tho sun iu changeful glory sinks; Tho young moon dips her silver prow In that gold wave?lo, dimly blinks The herald of tho quioc ovo! And through tho rhythmic silonco falls Tho throb of vesper hymns, that lenvo Yon distant wood which night enthralls. And whllo the solomn trees at prnyor,, Chant low their mystic litanies, An awful majesty they wear, Like prophets of oternitieal Unheedful of tho clamorous world, Or, mindful thus of its dark stain, With reverent hands of pence uphold, In pleadings for its heavy pain. Bwlft stalks devouring Darkness forth In giant shapes; and Twilight palo Yield* her meek roign 'mid dying mirth. While heavon begins hur starry tale. And through tho tender oven-song, Tho last low accents of the day Blenil with tho far-receding throng Of joys that passed us nn tho way. ?Z,h/? Curran, in Youth's Companion. A DUKE ST DISGUISE. BY HORATIO AI.0ER, JR. "Philip the flood, Duke of Burgundy, | was in tho habit of th...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

ELAX" CULTURE. *? ? RAISING AN" IM TOUT ANT PliANT IN IRELAND. Plowing nn<| Seeding?Great Labor and Cam lt*?;iulroil In Weeding ?Tlie Storp l'on<l und. the beut oh Mill. Tho land used for flat growing in Iro land is plowed in tho fall, light or loamy boils being preferred, nud is ?worked in the spring to a mold with harrows, usually crosswiso and diag onally. but the seil is oidy pulverized on top, as, curious'y, the flax, wliich grows ns fur from thu surface into the ground as it does out of it, with a moderate soil resistance to a downward growth, seems to po-scss n tendency of increase in length of stock. The seed is sown in April broadcast,from u pouch made by tying together two cornets of n linen sheet. This is slung over tho Tight shoulder, tho left arm bidding tho Eced-pouch open?precisely as our own good fathers used in sow wheat, oats nnd barley from the striped, brown,two bu-hel bug. 'I he entire skill required in Hun-kpwin<; is in semiring a uniform distrifjfitio...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 8 March 1889

A correspondent of tho Chicago Her "ttd urges tfaat tho ordinary doctrines 0/ ' law bo taught in public schools. Tho pc^plo of Franco havo $200,000, 000 invested in the Panama Canal, and the chances are they will never got back S cont. _ ??Pino straw bagging," says tho Fhri Dispatch, "is pronounced, after a thorough test, to bo superior to juto in every respect." The Argontino Republic is forging abend at a tremendous pace. Tho only parallel is to bo found in the history of tho United States. There arc about 35,000 deaf and dumb people in this couutry,nnd they increase, of course, as tho population increases. Thc'grcntest educntioual centre for thciu is in Xcw York city. The French chemist who discovered oleomargcrinc has now invented a pro? cess for treating steel by which steel bronze and bell metal can bs made at fabulously low prices. A now phrase was invented by Lord Compton, a Radical peer, who was re? cently n Parliamentary candidate in Lou don. "Three rooms and a cat" was, h...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

Clinch Valley News, PUBLISHED EVBRY FuiDAY. Estafo^shed In the Year 1845 TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: Eiuglo "Copy,.6 Cents By Mail postage paid, one year... $1.5\1 By Mail, postage paid. C months... .75 Entered at the Post Office at Tazowoll C. Ii., as second class matter. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. H. C. ALDERSON, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Tazewell c n. Va. Will practice in the Courts of Taze? well county aud the Court of AppealB at "Wytheville. Collecting a specialty.' La mid for sale and land titles examined.' V. s. hi. a lit, john a. watts. Lato Atto. Gen. Lato U. S. Marshall. J?LAIR & WATTS, ATTO R NE YS-AT-L AW, TaZEWBIA C. II., Va. Will practico their profession in nil the Courts of Tazewell County. Capt. Blair will attend all the Courts?both Eouutv aud Circuit. ?. b. fulton, 8- ii. n. codlux's, Lato Circuit Judge, County Judge, Wythovillo, Yn. TazewoU C.H.Va, ?pULTON & COULLINQ, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, Tazewell C. H., Va. Will practico in tho Circuit Courts of Tazewell county. S. M. B. Coulliu...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

The effort to havo the constitutional | (census of 1800 furnish a complcto list of 1 jtho survivors of the lato vrar mot With, i?uch opposition that it was abandoned. ! Massachusetts has tried tho educa? tional qualification for voters for many years, and, in tho tho opinion of tho Atlanta Constitution, she is not likely to abolish it. The almost incrcdiblo statement is made that Honolulu, in tbo Sandwich Islands, has moro telephones in use in proportion to her population than any other city. London is likely to have nu interna? tional exhibition in 1801 at tho Crystal Palaco, tho very building which -was originally set up in Hydo Purk for tho first exhibition iu 1851. A London paper snys there aro still twenty-three islands in the Pacific Ocean ?which no nation has set up a claim to, and it advises .lohn Bull to lo;o no time in taking them in and tiling his claim. There arc so few doctors in Russi' that forty per cent, of the population never have any medical attendance, anil yet t...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

?AN OLD MANS SONO. "Tho world la full of mystery. Which no ono understands: W hat Is before our eyos wo seo, Tho work of unseed bands; ' But whence and when aud why thoy wrought, Escapes tho grasp of human thought. "Tiicro wns a tiuio when wo vrero not, And tbero will bo again. "When wo must cooso and bo forgot, With all our joy and pain? ? Oouo liko the wind, or liko tho snow That foil a thousand years ago. Wo live as if wo should not d!o, Blindly, but wisely, too; .'For if wo knew thatdenth was nigh, What could wo say or do, But fold our arms and close our nyos, Ami caro no mere who lives or dies.1 IT death to each man in his turn Is coming soon or late, '. Bo ours tho soktior's unconcern. Ana Ids courngcous fnto; Better to perish in tho strifo ' Then to preserve tho coward's life. New Year, if you wore bringing youth As you uro bringing ago, I would not havo it back; in sooth, 1 hnvo no strength to wage lost battles over. Let them ho; Bury your dead, ? memory! ' You enn bring not...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

Uli it oh Valley fiow.?-., i JUL'Ai. ? ? .Vi AHC;I i.'?. i-^.y .AX?THE? RA! LlvO..JLi. j lie Wal'.? Svyt&yt a r? will istni?? ?"midiiincd iii" miu-le of grt-ut iu Iflt^l Ul l.li? plOplf "I .*?<?'? Ml??'m \'liyiiii.i, mus i n? Wviiiewile l)is liitlt'll. Ii ??.-in i ??!> i i'ii'c in 'Iii- t \ latiuu ????n'i|?:i?,i.titM?H *t -fi <??-1tb, XoifOiit A: w ?.-blfi'u ruml 011 thi: i?m liiiuil ?ml Ilm I*iftiu in il Tui uiiiinl .V II i\ <). i.ii llu-..l)-i r lt. (i> ciuii.il- Unit I?Ol.ii Ol ibynv JnUvi &4i pohiliou* in ini-lilc in inn .N. S> . Iiiiii lliiil iii .i-ri.. Ixiiii i>i nu n. -.-ti-ilil r.'ii.U i lit? ins? lit-? not ???.I;, iinli )tcii<i'ut n| Ii,, Uni Riii-i'f: ihai?. I; point.-, ?ml liiV fuel ibui iL in uni? ii aiiini ?iis tiiiitv from I4 '.-ill?glOI'. V'a ? tu II :k I I. "I Ollll.. III?! Ill.ll II CUIIU4 Vi j Ig IU/k Iii'.imHi ll.lio?; pi.llil.s Uliuill yii'l il.i Tel iniiiul und l'uj'iuium runds u. : .."1 comp. Ii g lion fur nil IIii- 1 l'lllU.gll...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

Clinch Valley News. FRXDA'X, - ~T~MARCH 15, 18?9. local \InD~GEME1uLL jYE WH BRIEFS. If,von want a watch, call eu II. \V. Pobst. A wedding is rumored for the lat? ter part of May. Now goods are beihg unloaded at Suutidcis' to day. Clocks and watches 'till yen can't rest, at H. W. Pobsts. Prayer meeting at tlio Y. M. C. A. rooms euch Sunday at 3:30 p. m. Mayor Spotts has returned from a prospecting tour through the mountains. Parties returning from the inn - guratioti report a big crowd and in null noise. Messrs Smith ft, Co. are drilling u well at the new residence of Mr. il. W. Strus. Messrs. Greever & Co's goods are nfrivitig and the tirst installment of ljuehaiian. lluni.-son & Co. is in. Ouo nnd all are cordially invited to call and examine my new stock of jewelry?something nice. H. W. Pobst. Good progress is making on the excavation for the business house of Messrs. Saiilldora & Spotts on Main street. Messrs. Dotson and Slater, tho land and timber men, cuine brink t...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

QUESTIONING. If the bird Bad Jiu list'ncr, wrapt, edorin?>??7 If its songs in joyous soaring I oil upon the air unheard; It no (lower-lip-i entranced "Where tho golden sunbeam glanced. Drank the song the bird was fliuging, What would bo tho uso of singing! If tbo flower, Lifting up its potalod crown "Where tho sun cornea flit'ring down, Nover felt the summer shower? If no tuisy, vagrant bees Cum? to woo it with tho breeze? If no goMon light wns Hooding What would bo tho use of budding! It the heart Kovcr folt tho quick pulsation. Jfovor know tbo swcot olotion That of faithful lOVO is part? If lips lacked tlio wnrmth of kissing, If tho tender words were missing That true hearts delight in giving, "What would bo tho u^o of living? ? Coro Fabbri, in Mail ami Express. THE BLAOKEHINO0ER0S If I were asked to name tho most dnugcrous animal known to mnn I should give the black rhinoceros of Africa the proud distinction. T could go further and declare him a more dan? gerous foe than the l...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

THE YANDERBfLTS. TH|3 RICHEST SINGtiH FAMILY IN THE WOKliD. l'holr Present Stupendous Wealth unil Its I'i'ob.ililo Increase in Tivontv-Klvo Yctirs-How tho Million* ii.ivo Grown. If tlio combined Vnndcrbilt wealth woro all in ouo-dollnr bilU the area ot paper would be just equal to the amount of white paper required to print 4,182, 6?H copies of tho eight-page IForW. If tho bills were joined end to end they would stretch 01,1)2-1 miles, or, in other ?wotds, would go u tri tie more than once and n quarter around' the globe at its greatest circumference. A careful calculation of the wenlth of individual members of the Vnndcrbilt family makes tho following exhibit: Cornelius Vunderbilt.SI lli.ono.OCO VVi liam IC. \ uinl. rbilt_ s-"i,tOJ.O::0 Frederick W. Vunderbilt . lii.iNin.OJO George \V. Vnndcrbilt. 1.-,,U(vj,i>jo Mrs. lOUiott F. Shepard. 12.000,000 Sirs. Will am D. Klonno. 12,030,000 Mrs. Hainilton Mrs. Twombiy. 12,000,000 Mrs. W. toward Wobb. 12,00j,000 Total.S274,O00,C00 Mrs. W...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Clinch Valley news. — 15 March 1889

QUEER BIRDS. 'julVINO *N PUIENDSniP WITH _ ANIMALS. Jl Snhterrancan Tenantry ? Tho Feathered. Friend or tho Rhinoceros and tho Faithful Ohanna. There oro few visitors to tho country districts of this State who have not been amused by noticing tho sedate antics of sundry iun-dried looking little owls ?who, perched upon tho rail fence or near hillocks, bow gravely to the passers by. Thoy are by no means shy, or, perhaps, their appnrent want of timidity is duo to thoir poor sight; at any rate they can bo easily knocked ovor. "When shot, how over, they arc found to ho very poor camo, not much better than carrion. As they stand blinking nnd ducking by tho roadside they look to ho quite a decent sized bird, but when examined nftor be? ing shot they arcfouud to ho 70 per cent, feathers. AVorse than that, these feath? ers arc full of lice, and altogether tho owl is found to be a very dirty aud dis? appointing game. Another peculiarity to be remarked concerning these birds is that they aro a...

Publication Title: Clinch Valley News
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