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A. Family Newspaper, Devoted to Home Interests, Politics, Agriculture, Science, Art, roetry, Etc.
WELLINGTON, LORAIN COUNTY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, NOV. 26, 1884.
P )HT. ) F KI CEDKI'A RTMKNT.
QFFIC hours front T a. m. to 8 p. m. . :
C C, 0. k I. B. B.
Going North. B:!W a. m :4f p. m., 8:00 p. m.
Going South. :) a. m., 8:UI p. m.
Malls Distributed: .
From North, 7 :U0 iu tn.. 0 : a. m.
From Houth, 7:00 a. m, 4:00 p.m. , ,
W. i U E, E, B.
Going East, 9:411 a. m.
Going West, 8:U0 p. m.
From Enut, 7:1J a. m.
from West, 1)1:00 m.
Arrive, dally, 10:00 a. m.
Depart, dully, 11:00 a. m.
Arrivo, 12:00 m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fri
Depart, 9:45 a. m. Tuesdays, Thursday! and
Arrive, dally, 9:00 a. m.
Depart, dally, S :00 p. tn.
Arrive, 1:00 p. m. Tucsduys, Thursday I and
Depart. Iu:u0 a. m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and
FRfmr.Rt'Tiiui ArronxErD. J. Nye.
AUIMTOK u. Hoot. .
TuKAHUllKH G. H. Uobblnt,
t'l.r.HK H" J. U-wls.
Fnrmri v.alvln Knslgn.
ltKCOItllKIt W. K. Ciihoo.
VitoiuTa JuiMiE K. H. Hlnman.
Humvevoh T. 0. Howon.
CouuiHMiiiNEKa K. P. HurreU, W. M. Cran
Jail, A. Fauver.
ItiriiiHAHY Directors 1.8. 8traw, Mr. Fos-
Tritstekh A. D. Perkins, Homer Allyn, 8.
Ci.ekk J. W. Wilbur.
Thkaritkkh A. U. Lambert.
Abxkssor H. N. Goodwin.
Const a bi.ks K. Gosling, K. Hackett,
Jt'lTiCE or tub Peace-T. W. Browning-,
E. E. Husted.
Mator-W. R. Wean. .'"'
CotJNC'iLMEN-A. D. Porklns. W. R. Metcalf,
C V. Homonway, M. W. Lang, W. H. banUey,
8. B. IUIL
Ci.aua R. N. Goodwin.
Treahdrer-J. H. wight.
Marshal R. Hackett.
Omar Khoieeeh Fibs Depahtmeit-S. A.
Memukrr orrnt Roard or F.mJCATton J.
II. Wight. K. F. Webster, J. W. Wilbur. 8. Win
duoker, W. It. Santluy, J. W. Houghton.
OFFICERS OF n)AKU.
PiiEatDEUT J. W. Houghton.
CiJtHK W. K.Bantli-r.
TiiEAEURun J. H. Wlitht.
HUPEUINTENUEMT Or St'llOOtA R. H. KlDDl
Northwest corner Pomh Mnin and Mag
yar strnot. Horvli'ca, 8albmh. I0:IM a. m., T :IJ0
p. m. Satibmh wliool, ia:il m. Vouna; pro
nlra' rruotl(iir. H:UU p. m. Weekly prayer nicot
!nv. Thurlnv cvonlnir.
Mr. no inr t:i'if'lMI. S MI HI M.
Eaat aide PuMie !o.tinrc. Ki-v. M. F.Wnr
nvr, pantr.r. fen-Ires. lo;:la. m. and ;:Ulp.
m. Kahbuth aehool. IS:lm. KoeUI nicclhiKH,
:!) p. m. Vounir iietiplea' meellnir, Tuewlny.
7:U0 p. in. He.-iiliirwin'kly pmyor meetlnir.
Thiinulsy evening. Paaior, ri'sldenee on
"ort'and A venue, illn-etlv In reiir of ehunh
Dimnri.v 'IH KMI. West Liberty flu,
Hi'T. F. H. V on re. tntor. Bcnices, I0-.:I0
a. m :() p. m. Halilmlli school, l-:i. ni.
Keuulnr woekly prayer inuvtliiir, Thursduy
HJ. llitl.HUOUK, Dentin OlUce over
. Musters ttoro. In Hank Uuildlnir,
Welllnarton, Ohio. Nitrous oxld taa admin
(Uind for the tract loo of loath.
rp ncCijAR'FI, n. P., Phyaoian and 8ur
X Hn. Calls from village and oouiury
will roeelvo prompt attuntlon. Ottloo over II.
G. Starr's druK store; t. leplinno No. S. Iloal
dence. South Main street; telephone No. "4.
DK. J. RI'HT, Homoeoputhl-t. Culls at all
hours promptly attended. Olllco and
raldrnoe,Wst aide Public bquare; tokphoue
KM. UNIWIN, fnsuranee Agent and
. Notary Public Insurance, deeds, mort
Kiroa, wills, loams, contracts, eto., written In
a neat and legal mauuer. Olllco over Berans'a
boot and ahoe store.
T?1RMT NATIO.-iAI. HA-lK. Wellington,
X1 O, does a iranoral banklRf buslnosa,
buys and sells New Vnrk eiobange, Govern.
ment bonds, eto. H. 9. Warnor. President; It,
A. Horr, Cashier, William Cushion, Asslstuut
lliklKtl yourPrintlny to the KWTEKniia
J OIBoe. All kinds of Printing done neatly
and promptly. Olnoe, west sid Public Square,
over Houghton's drug store.
PVttKMK KIIIw:N, the Barber, keepl
J on, of tli, neatest, most oonvenient Har
bor Shops in to wn. Only flrat-olasa workmen
employed. A f ull assortment of hair oils, po
mades aad hair restoratives. Fine b4th-roomt
tnoonneotlon and funilshed at all hours with
but aad cold water snd all necessary eonveut
noes. Koomft. Couth side l.lhort.i' Mreet.
WF.KaWTH.LK, Photographer. Plot
, urea In every style and fully abreast
all tb, Int Improvements la the art, Bnjrag a
wiants for sltungt should, whenever practica
ble, be mad. In advance. Oallery over Jtowlt
by Uaii't Moral telephone No. K. .
PLANINO MIL.U -'
HV7AIMW9IITU At N. Planing Mill,
Boroll sawing, mauihlng, planing, eto,
done to ornari Dealers In lumber, lath, sliln
f lee, doors, sesh, bllmls. wou Id I ngs a nd d owned
lumber of all sorts. Vard, uear liatuliu'l load
stora. W.n.niru.n. O.
. T W HHTvNt dealer In ipootaelet,
t) eye (lasses, reading srlastes, opera
rlasaoa, telosoopea, and a full Una of optical
goods, tiold, silver, steel, rubber and oellu
old framea of the Hnnet grades kept In stock.
Refilling and repairing uM frame, does to
, ord.r. FltUng dlmoult ,ya a specialty. Of
toa wast slit, Piihlla bVuar. , ,
TDOLAND, Manufacturer of Carriages, Wsg
. oos cud Sleighs, North Main St Wellington,
c. a. n.
Meets on the see
ond and fourth
lugs of each
Post rooms in
J. J, TllOMAf.
iV, L. Cook.
Hlo Moral Lote
'Welling'.oii, - Ohio.
W 1 ,
Meets first and third Wedn-Uy ralng of
Meets first and third vt euneway
1l,M.m In Ktii.rHnn B nklck.
D. P. bHELDUk, ih&ator.
yi. JOHTIAK, Rl-TMTltr.
Cleveland, ColumbuM, Cincinnati and
ii great Willi mn
evjbt -a.israD WEOT
Through cart with connection In
Union Depots. Only direct line via
NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND.
Direct connections for all Southern South
western, and Western points, either by way
of Cincinnati, Indianapolis or St. Louis. Di
rect conuection In Union Depot at 8U Loult
tor all railway town? In Missouri, Arkansas,
Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Mew
Mexico, Old Mexico, and the Pacino coast.
Fast Time, New Equipment snd running,
through the most t opulous part of the coun
try; possessing; every appliance for speed
and comfort known to be servlcsble.
The Best Eoadbod and the Safest
Eoad in the West.
Tickets bv this popular route for tale at
all regular Ticket OUlces.
From snd after Nov. 17th, until farther notice,
trains on this rusdaill pars Hullingtuu as follows;
No. A ('In. A 81. Lnnis Rxpivs SO s. m.
No. SFT 4'lrve'd A Col's Kx 4.M p. m.
No. H Night Kxp.vM 8 lift p. m.
No.81-Local Pn-ight 7.60s. m.
So, fl Nlirht Exnrwis 50Ha. m.
No. ia-tlalluD l leve'd Ar..., 7 SUa. m.
No. IM Ht, Louis A N. Y. Kx I.4H p. m.
No. 3 t:ln(lnnsli A Clere'd Kx H alt p. m.
No. Hi-Local Freight 1.48 p. m.
E. B. THOMAS, O. B. BKlNNER,
tien. Manager. Tralllc Mauager.
A.J. 8MITn.Gcn.ras. Agt
' Cleveland Sc Marietta R. B.
.,,,1 .r. f.ia 1QCI ,,niti r...
ther uotlre, trains on tills road will paw
No. 1 10.45a.m.
No. 5 491p m.
No. T t.ASp.m.
No. IT Local 9.10a.m.
, " (KlIKO WEST. '' ' '"
No. t...; I ItSl.lt
No. 4 II. Wa m.
No, S 87 p.m.
No. If Local; s.ttp.m.
Trains 1, X, 0 and I dally. 4 and 7 dally, except
Toledo With all lines entering (he elt)V
Fremont W ith L. E. A W. K. U. ,
Clyde-Wlth I. B. A W. R. R.
Pellevne-Wlth N. V. 0. A St. I. It. R.
MonroevlllWlth B. O. R. H.
Wslllngtna-With O- C, 0. A I. Hy.
Creston With N. V. V. A O. F. H.
Orrvllle-Wltk C, A. A 0. H. k. sad P, Ft. W,
C. R. R.
Mssslllnn-Wlth P,Ft. W. A C. B, R. and C,
Valley J.ociloo With Valley R. R.
Canal Io-Wlth V, P. R. U. and C, T. Y.
W. K. K.
. Meweomerstewa With P., 0. A St. L. R. R.
, Cambridge With B. A O. R. R
Point Plewant-Wlth W. C. 8H.1.S.
MaVetta-Wltk M. A C. R. R.
M. D. WOODFORD. JAS. M. HALL.
tin. Rapt ' Oea.Pssa.Agt
Sure Thing I Sure Thing ! I
'. f 1 -n ror Ml
I 1 tun of
TRADE H"l MARki,dl,'raa
Iht sfMdy aad perm a.nt
or I'isrruOM. lirtrelerv.
Cbeaira, Cholers Morbus
summrr eompuuot ef
tn Its eempS'
tlluft. Wt eu hnrttlv rorom
mtBd It fur It ipffdy md decld
?d affveu hi ' th want
cuiri, cuHnj wlthoni rrutlon,
1 oothlmt tnd hrllog w It
rurrc It berar fatia. I fuel
omBUn, in amrniiDg mi no
oia hat prod u cod a rrmadr
which caa tba Cvrdlal
ililr Id IhanumlWandeirel
Unr vt tta lnw. It li to pal a
table and plcaaaot to tha tata
that H ayhdaaa, fntsad of aro
duclni nauawa, randfrtn (t f?ry
ffffectlvt wllk cblldran, lor
aala toy alldruinrUt
t'M I'r, Httweoi tmprorad
Maodraka Plli. Ttwy ar mild
aaSsffaeUre Prlee M eeats. '
St.aan.as NinnTsmade eilsersMe by that terrible
eougu. Mblloa's Cure, Istlie rsray for yoa. For
salaby ITousUr A Adams.. , Rly,
Attractions for 1884-5.
No printed periodical esn take the piece of
parent, pastor, or school teacher; but a good mag
azine can supplement their work and Influence to
a wonderful degree. In view of this, It Is not
extravagant to sav that Instead of "Can we
fiord to take ST. NICHOLAS f" the question of
every esrncst household In Kngll.h - speaking
countries, to-day, should he "Can we afford not
to take St. Nicholas.
Tho msgsitlnc, dining Its eleven hnpny years of
existence, under the uditorlal chargu of
Mary Mopes Dodge,
has grown familiar to hnndreds of thoussnds of
young readers; and their Interest and Intelligent
enjoyment have coimtantly Incpired the editor and
publisher to freh effort. To.dar, lis strength is
in Its wholesome growth. Its sympathy Willi young
life, Its hesrtv rceognitlun of Hie movements of
events, and its steudily Increasing liuirary and
pictorial resources. The following are some of
thu giaid IhlngH alreodr secured for future num
bers of ST. NICHOLAS:
"His One Fault," a serial stury, by the
popular alitor, J. T. Trowbridge. ,
"Personally Conducted," illustrated pa
pers on fuinous placi-s In Xurnpc, hy Frank R,
"Hiatorio Girls," a rnmpsnlon scries to
Historic lloys," by K. S. Brooks.
"Ready for Bnnineas," suggest ions to boys
aliout to chooso an occupslion, based on person
al Interviews with prominent representatives of
various trades and professions. Ry Q. J. Manson,
"Driven Back to Eden," s serial, by K. P.
"Talks for Young Folks," a series of
popular pspers, hy II. 11. Olelen Jackson.)
"Among the Lav-makers." recollect tons
of a hoy-page in the U. S. Senate, containing
much political Information, both Instructive and
amusing. By Edmund Alton.
'Davy and the Goblin," a very funny
story by a new writer, Chas. Carryl.
Short Stories by Louisa M- Aloott.
"Th, Progress of Invention t" "From
Palaqum to Parlor Car," "From Cross bow to 100
ton Gun," etc. Descrlpllvo papers by Chas. K.
"Art Work for Young Folkal" papers
on decorative handicraft, by Chas. O. Leland.
"Sheep or Silver ?" a story of Texan life.
By the late Rev. William M. Baker.
"A Garden of Girls," being six short stor
ies for girls, by Six Leading V) riters.
"Tales of Two Continental" stories of
adventure, by 11. II. lloyesea.
"Cartoons for Boy, and Girls," funny
pictures, hy St. .Nicholas Artists.
"From Bach to Wagner," brief, pointed
blopraphles of great musicians. By Agatha Tunis,
Soeeial Papers by chosen writers, Inclnd
ing Msry Usllock Foote, Josnnln Miller, Altce
Wellington Rollins, 0. B. Bsnlett, Harriett Pres
cott Spofford, Rev. Washington (iladden, Julia
Srhayer, Anna Lea Merrltt, W. 0. Stoddard, J).
Ker, Ernest Ingersoll. Clara E. Clement, Lieuten
The IUastrationa will bo the work of the
very best srtlsta and engravings, and there will
be plenty of them. In the November and Decem
ber numbers are beautiful
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EPITOME OF THE WEEK.
Interesting News Compilation.
W, B. Thompson, Superintendent of tba
Railway Mail Service, submitted bit annual
report on the 18th, showing an extension
in the mileage of the service to 117,1(10
miles, an increase of 6,902 miles over the
preceding year. He asks that the present
appropriation of $4,300,000, for the general
service of the department be increased
fcl,000 for the next year.
In the Treasury Department a sensation
was caused a few days ago by the suicide
of a clerk named Hiram Bodine, who shot
himself through the heart while seated at
A ntatkment waa made by Chief Brooks,
of the Hecrct Service, on the liith that there
are now in the handt of counterfeiters
nearly 300,000 new spurious $10 and $tt
notes produced within the year. The per
eentago of circulation of counte felt money
in 1WW, however, has tieeh the smallest
since the crime began to flourish.
CojwiHsioNEii Loiiino, of the Depart
luent of Agriculture, in bis annual report
shows thut during the pnst year the value
of farm products has in the aggregate
more . than doubled, increasing from
$1,000,030,000 to $a,GOO,000,000 In round num
bers. The (larflcld statue at Washington it to
be erected in the circle at the foot of the
grounds at the west front of the Capitol at
the intersection of First street and Mary,
There wore 283 business failures In the
United States and Canada during the seven
aayt ended on the 21st, against 209 the
previout seven days. The distribution
wat at follows: Middle States, 60; New
England States, 30; Western, 76; Southern,
67; Pacific States and Territories, 22; Can
The well-known reaper Inventor, Walter
A. Wood, died on the 1Mb. at Templeton,
Mast., aged teventy-one years.
William P. SnirriELD has been appoint
ed United States Senator by Governor.
; Brown, of Rhode Island, to succeed Senator
Anthony until the assembling of the Legis
lature in January, when a Senator will be
' Louis Oueld shot bit brother fatally
'and killed himself In New York a few days
ago. They had come from Canton, O.,
were returning to France, and had been
drinking heavily for two or three days,
The eighth annual convention of the
American Humane Association met on the
LHh at Pittsburgh. Pa.
, Upon being arraigned the other day for
interfering with non-union workmen, forty
coal-minert, at Washington, Pa., made no
defense, and were each fined one cent and
The death of Rev. Jabex S. Swan, tha
noted revivalist, occurred on the 10th In
New London, Conn., at the age of eighty
' Is the neighborhood of Uicksford, Green
Villa County, Pa., forest fires were burning
on the l!Hh, and considerable quantities o
timber and several bouses had been de
Is the apartments of Mrs. Rosa Hurt ha,
in Williamsburg, N. V., a kerosene lamp
exploded a few evenings ago, and tbe
burning oil was scattered over Mrs. Murtha
and her daughter, aged twenty-four. Be'
;fore the flames could be extinguished they
were fatally burned.
- At Haverhill, Mass., a fire destroyed aj
hotel and several stores recently, involve
ing a total loss of about fc!i,000. A girl was
fatally Injured in jumping from the hotel
windows, and the inmates generally ex
perienced very narrow escapes.
At the convention in Pittsburgh on the
30th of the American Humane Association
John O. Shot-tail, of .Chicago, wat elected
President for tbe ensuing year.
Tus official report of the Connecticut
Board of Canvassers gives the vote at the
recent election at follows: Cleveland,
67,199; Blaine, 0.1,923; St. John 2,300; But
ler, 1,C8S; scattering, ft. For Uovernor
Waller, 68,022; Harrison, 06,277; Palmer,
2,128; Cnrtis, 1,379; scattering, IS, Hum
ner'i (Dem.) plurality for Lleatenant-Oov
ernor It 253.
. A meetino of clergymen of various tecU
wot held recently at New Haven, Conn.,
and it was agreed to bold a congress of
American churches in that city next slay,
. The suit of the Lamar estate against the
Secretary of the Treasury to recover $110,.
000 far cotton taken during the war wat
dismissed in the United States District
Court at New York on the 20th.
The firm of Carr c Hobson, agricultural
Implement manufacturers at Bergen Point,
N. J., have failed. In Jannary last tbe,
Concern owed $110,000, with assets of $357,
Tbe other day George T. Adee, an aged
capitalist of New York, dropped dead In
the Bank of Commerce from heart-disease,
' Is the twenty-eight ingrain carpet mlUt
'In Philadelphia the wages of tbe five thou
and employes were on the 20th reduced
from alxteea to twenty per cant
' The other day Arthur Clark, a sailor,
wat found dying in a New York boarding
boas, of yellow fever. No other persons in
the building were 111. '
: Several powder cartridges exploded
recently while being warmed by workmen
at Worcester, Mast., one of the men being
killed, two Injured, and all the windows in
the vicinity wrecked.
In Central Park, New York, a statue,
representing the landing of the Pilgrim
rather, will be erected by the New En
gland Society. 1
Bobtoh merchants met on the 31st and
urged Congress to tutpend the silver dollar
coinage, to pass a Bankruptcy law, and to
effect as speedily as possible reciprocity
with Mexico and Canada.
Bet. W. H. Ramscab, Superintendent of
the Home for Children and Seminary for
iGlrlt at New York, wat recently convicted:
of sending children out to beg, and was
sentenced to thirty days la the city .prison
aadtopay aaneof flOO ; '
The Board of Canvassers of New York
on the 21st declared the result of the recent
election in that State at follows: Cleve
land, 603,048; Blaine, 601,071; plurality
1,077. St. John, 24,848; Butler, 10,761.
Is the cotton milla at Petert borough, N.
IL, Hopedale, and Fall River, Mass.; and
in the iron mills at Pittsburgh, Pa., notices
have been posted of heavy cuts in wages.
AT P;ttsbnrgh, Pa., a street-car dashed
down the incline in Butler street a few
days ago, and, Jumping the track, ran on
the sidewalk for a block, when the bortet
fell, and tbe car passed over them, inflict
ing Injuries which necessitated the r be
ing killed. The uwenty-three passenger!
on board were badly bruited, two of them
WEST AND SOUTH.
Robert Howard, a leading farmer in
Marshall County, Ala., went to Jamet
Peake's house a few evenings 'ago to settle
an old grudge, Peake divined hit purpose
and shot Howard through the abdomen,
but the latter ra ting himself with an
effort, shot Peake dead. Mrs. Peake tbon
rushed upon Howard, but met the same
fate meted out to her husband. When
neighbors arrived all three wore found to
Ix Kansas tbe official count was com
pleted ou tbe 19th, aud shows the vote on
President to be as follows: Blalno, 154,400;
Cleveland, 00,132; Butler, 10,340; St. John,
4,495. On Governor the vote was as fol
lows: Martin, Republican, 140,777; Click,
Democrat, 108,284; Phillips, Prohibition and
Tbe North Carolina official rote at the
recent election is as follows: Cleveland,
142,000; Blaine, 123,070; St John, 425; But
ler, 10. For Governor, Alfred M. Scales,
Democrat, received 142,709 votes; Tyre
York, Republican, 122,942; majority for
On the Artnant plantation in St, Jamet
Parish, La., a sugar-house owned by Olivet
Birne, together with 160,000 pounds of
sugar, was burned on tbe 19th. Lots, $160,.
Tbe execution of Itaao Johnson took
place at Canton, Miss., on the 29th for the
murder of Belle Brooker.
Minnesota's official vote at the recent
election give Blaine 111,028; Cleveland,
70,141; BU John 4,001; Butler, 3,687. Tbe
Republican Congressmen had majorities
at follows: First District, White, 2,643;
Second, Wakefield, 10,101; Third, Strait,
1,418; Fourth, GUlflUan, 4,434; Fifth, Net
A riBE destroyed Tolsnot, N. C, a vil
lage on the Wilmington Sc Weldon Rail
road, a few dayt ego.
Tbe failure Is announced of Adamt &
Leonard, private bankers at Dallas, Tex.,
with liabilities estimated at $300,000.
The butiness portion of Hickman, Ky.,
was destroyed by a conflagration, caused
by torches and flre-workt used by Demo
crate, tbe other night, tbe loss reaching
Tbe Democrats of the Fourth North Car
ollna District have nominated John Brat
ton for Congressman, to fill the unexpired
term of the late J. H. Evlns.
Tbe arrest is announced of Amos A.
Southwick, late cashier of tbe dofunct
Ashtabula (O.) Loan Association, on a
warrant charging him with the embetzle
ment of $30,000 of the funds of the bank.
In Mitchell County, N. C, beyond the
Blue Ridge, extensive forest fires were
raging on the 20th. Immense quantities
of timber and fencing had been destroyed,
and a number of houses were swept away.
ON the 20th carriage hardware manu
facturers representing $4,000,000 capital
formed a National Association at Moriden,
Conn., and decided upon a pooling combi
nation for the restriction of goods placed
upon tbe market,
Tbe dlseaae reported recently aa prevail
ing in Virginia also exists in Kentucky
and West Virginia, where whole famlllot
have been swept away, and thirty or more
new graves are seen In a small cemotery.
The people call it cholera for want of a
better name, and the malady upholds Its
dreadful title, victims, upon being seized,
seldom living longer than twenty-four
Is North Carolina tbe official vote at the
recent election is as follows) Cleveland,
142,006; Blaine, 126,008; St. John, 448.
Physicians say that a ute typhoid dys
entery is the cause of the fatal scourge
which hot recently broken out in the west
ern portions of Virginia. One hundred
and fifty deaths had occurred in Wise
The two children of William Creed were
drowned a few dayt ago near Mitchell,
At the National Cattlemen's Convention
at St. Loult on the 21 tt a fund of $1,200
was raised in a faw moments for the relief
of the Virginia, West Virginia and Ken
tacky drought sufferers.
Tbe other day E. E. Johnson, formerly
Northern Paciflo express agent, accused of
embeaaling $18100, was acquitted at Walla
Walla, W. T.
The returns received by the Secretary of
State show tbe vote la Georgia at the re
cent election to be: Cleveland, 94,667;
Blaine, 47,984; Butler, 125; St. John, 184.
' IE a quarrel In a saloon at Sherman,
Tex., on the 21st J. W. Atkins and his son
Henry and an officer were shot dead and
two other persons were seriously woundad.
The three children of John Roadsr per
iabed by Ore In hit farm-hous, near Vas
ear, Mich., a few dayt ago, while the par.
exits were at work in the fields.
A fire a few dayt ago destroyed the
Commercial Hotel, town market and thir
teen other buildings at Wilson, N. C
Ami hearing arguments, the Utah
Commission decided on the 21st to refer the
question of the right of Mormons to rote at
school elections to Attorney-General Brew,
On the Slit two hunters found the dead
body of a young and pretty woman, neatly
dressed, in Baltimore County, Md. A ring
on her finger bore the Inscription: "Mis
pah, May 1, 1883," and on the back of ker,
gold watch wart the words " Frank to
Gertrude." In a purse In the pocket of ketj
gown wa e$31
For ihj Kmtesfeise.
Armadale, Nov. 6, 1884.
When I lust wrote lnrmert were looking
forward to an abundant harvest and mot
of them were not disappointed, although
there was some trouble in getting the
grain In sheaf before shelling, at all the
grain teemed to ripen at once. Wheat in
this county averaged 13 bushels to the
acre, and very good, hard wheat. We had
8050 bushels on 400 acres. My hutbtnd
employed a steam thresher which threah.
ed at high at 1300 bushels per day.
We felt very proud of our crop of pota
toes as we raised thctn with so Utile (rouble.
They were plowed la the ground when
pluuteil, then just as they were coming up
they were harrowed over twice with an
Interval of about two weeks between the
b arrowing; then when budded lor blos
tonis, they were hilled with a plow, and
this full dug with a sulky plow. From S4
acres of ground wc had .500 bushels of
splendid large potatoes. Tbe fanners sre
behind in their plowing this stusun. The
ground is frozen now so they hnve bad to
stop plowing uml prepare fur winter, but
we expect good weather yet at we always .
have very pleasant falls.
Wild geese have been very plenty this
full; people hare had to poisou them
liesidcs killing whut they could with fire
arms, as they were destroying the corn
crop. Wheat is very low. Farmers are
almost discouraged, as lust season'! crops
were a failure and this season's prices are
a failure. They are only paying 45 cents
per bushel for bard wheat. Those that
can, are bottling their grain, hoping to get
We all work very hard during the
summer, but we have a long winter before
ut with nothing to do but caring for the
stock and poultry. Father snd sister Irom
Iloktb, Minn, have been visiting ut Ihit
summer but have returned borne. They
were well pleased with our home and the
country. My husband's brother-in-law
from Mirnespnllt bat just returned home
from a visit here and sayt all the fault he
finds with this country, it there is too
much of it. He woulJ travel all day snd
find tbe tame level prairie specked with
email towns and farm bouses.
Politici it the order of the day. Repult.
licans sre in a large majority, snd al
though we have nothing to lay at yet in
regard to presidential election, we are
none the less Interested snd hoe soon. to
become one of tbe states.
What Were They I
And it came to pass on a certain day.
hut week thut the iiihabitautt of Iluuling.
ton were tturt!ed by the appearance ot a
tquad of beings in our ttreets, which,
like Bai mini's "What it itr", rulsed tbe
intiiitry of "What are they V Some said
they were those thut were scattered to
the four wiuds last spring by the great
cyclone; others thut they were Darwin'
"missing link." But tho older and wiser
adjusted their spec's and tuid: "Nay, my
fru lull, they are Democrats, who were
driven Into their boles In 1800 by the
"Great Rail Splitter," their appearance
Indicating thut the pnllticnl and moral
dial hud been turned back to that date.
If this lust tolulion is correct, we beg tbe
good people ol Huntington to have char
ity, aud forgive their wild and dilapidated
condition. ' X.
Ileal Estate Transfer.
R A Horr to M L Morrow lot M block 4
Wellington t l.Oia.
John Schlntilerto Tho, Deertng krttblk
Chambeilla's add Lorain...-, 500
8 Chambrrleia trustee to O K Miller lot t
block I Chambetiln's add Lorain San
A 0 Browt KCH Brown part of lot 17
Ellen Riley to J McCord lot 14 block
Geo Uelland to John Gerratt 10 acre. Avoa I. ton
Wm W Long to S E Potter, Amherst BOH
R 1 and 8 A Rnhloaon to O A YanClcef
ka Stand S3 block I Wellington
W B Oramlna to 8 J CaaStM part of lot 41
II 1 Clsrk to K H Holler part of lot St
C Plorher to W Dowd undivided half of lot
I block I Wellington SOU
J a Damoa to Polly B Starr 1 acre PenSeld I ,
W L Nichols I, Oeo B Crisp lots tH-t and '
pan of lot SM Elyria ftV
Board of Ednratlon of Klyrla to O Dole
lot 118 block 71 Klyrla 1,400
X B Psge te Oeo Krelg 10 acres Uearletta. I,10
A A Wltherk to B F Koblaeoa lot 14 Wit
beck's add WelllDgtoa M
II B Howk to H Davidson, Welllagtoa... left
B nardy to Oman Lawrwos 1 act, Brlga- ,
tua t SV8
Thos Hughes la M M Lewis lot block 7
A A Wltbeck to Arthur Damoa lot t Wei- ,
D L Wadawnrth to Oeo DAaraa part ef
kits 47, 4 block T Welllagtua
Their Is a sort of pallid, chalky com
plexion which the novelltiscall a "washed
out complexion." It Is ghastly enough,
and no mittake. Washed-out, faded,
discolored, or particolored hair is almost
is repulsive and melancholy. Parker
Hair Malum will restore your hair to lt
original color, whatever it was; brown,
auburn or black. Why wear moot 011
your head, when you may easily bav
lively, inlnlnghslr. .. . 0t4
' Smioa's dree will IwiniHlutely relieve Crone.
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