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Illustrating the Benefits of advertising. --Mr. George Horton, who lives on the east end of Main street, near Rocketts, keeps a dog called La Vega — an ill-favored, fierce-eyed brute, whose untidy habits and cross grained temper cause him to be held in detestation by the family in general, and Mrs. Horton, his mistress, in particular. La Vega, however, is a great favorite with his master. About a week ago, Mrs. Horton became exasperated on account of some unendurable offence committed by La Vega, and privately bargained with an old colored collector of soap fat, named Abe Walker, who, for a dollar fee, agreed to take the dog off and "render him up" into tallow, or otherwise relieve Mrs. Horton from the annoyance of his presence. Mr. Horton, on coming home to his dinner, inquired for La Vega, and was chagrined with the information that his troublesome pet had absconded. For some days the absence of La Vega gave occasion for much rejoicing in the household, and even the grief o