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Canton. Jan. 15
LD ESTABLISHED HOSPI
TAL On the French system.
QUICK CURES and LOW PRICES.
Twenty Thousand Cured Annually.
Dr. roller oontlnnas to be confldentlslly snd sac
ceeerully eonanlted on sll forms of private dieesaes,
at his old estahliahed Hospital, No. Bearer street,
a IK.nv. New York.
- Twenty years devoted to this particular branch
pracuce. enauiea aim u periurm cure, aica a
other physician can: and his facilities are such the
M in r,rrcsuunience with tbe suwt eminent pbr-
- siciane of the Old World) for obtaining the eafcat
well as the Isteat remedies for the diseasis, that
can -nr inducements to the uulortnnatre.of a rapid
Cure to DO obtainra at no otner mii m Aiuvrica.-
1., H,.hilll. Uonorrbai. Stricture. Knlareement
of the Teatidea, anil Spermatte Corda, Bubo, Ulcer-
aud ThroiO, CMire noea, limacr snin oonee. cuta
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er impurities of the sytm.
,AArtnA to secret habits, who bare Impaired their
health ana aestroreo too vigor oi uieir wiuoa, mw
depriving themselves of the pteasures of Married
Life, are notinea tnat in couamunK r. a. tuvj
and a friend to console, and a physician who
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vl To THE LADIES.
Dr. Teller stlli retains in America tbe agency
lh. Mle of Dr. Vlchul's Italian Female mootblv
.pills, for stoppsges, irreitlaritles aaid other
Atrastions In fentalea.
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vUls wU be sent by mail or express to any part
ine world eeenre from curiosity or damage.
omce hours from 8 a m to 8 p m. aud on Sunday,
to S p ra.
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TTOK SALE. A flrst rate Sulky
h sale at Werta A King's carriage shop.
Also fr sale, the Fiuewt Carnagea of
kinds. Call nd see them. , .
Canton April IS, 18G3.m3
II URNS OF ALL SHAPES
the beat made and warranted, at
( ' rTvY 'fYTVvY 1 fTf
CANTON, STARK COUNTY, OHIO, JUNE 24, 1868.
The New Sennacherib.
The freedmaa came boastfully on to the poll,
And hia pockets were filled -with the things
be had stole : .
And tho whites of bis eves shown with ter
And the bsxtb of his presence were awful,
Like the leavings of wardrobes, at earliest
His cohorts appeared in a shabby array ;
Like the leavings of dinner tltrown out on
.. the ground,
Said cohorts at nightfall could nowhere be
Fur the ribbons of red gave themselves to
. the blast.
And the freedmen grew frightened and pale
as they passed ;
Near that sedative symbol his courage was
And the rage of the club-room was suddenly
Oh I courage that fails at the chance of af
fray; Oh 1 darinjf that dwindles and withers away;
Oh !, carpet-bags fanushcd,.and yawning for
Oh! passionate pilgrims the thoroughly
A Pretty Thought.
The night is mother of the day,
The winter of tbe spring,
And ever upon old decay.
The greenest mosses cling.
Behind the cloud tho starlight lurks ;
Thro' showers the sunbeams fall ;
. For God who loveth all His works;
Has left His hope with all.
THE BATTLE OF SEMPACH.
Nothing in history has been more remark
able than the union of the cantons and cities
of the little republic of Switzerland. Of
differing races, languages, and latterly, ev
en religions, unlike in habits, tastes, opin
ions, and costumes, they have, however,
been held together, as it were, by pressure
from without, and one spirit of patriotism
has kept the little mountain republic com
plete for fire hundred years.
Originally the lands were fiefs of the Ho
ly Roman Empire, . the city municipalities
owning the Emperor for their lord; and the
great family of Hapeburg, in whom the Ein-pi-e'
became at length hereditary, was in re
ality Swiss, tbe county that gave them title
lying In the canton of Aurgau. Rodolf of
Hapeburg was elected leader of the burghers
of Zurich; lbsg before he was chosen to the
Empire; and he confined a Swiss in heart,
retaining his mountaineer's open simplicity
and honesty to tbe end of his life. Privil
eges were gi anted by lain to the cities and
tbe nobles, and the country was loyal and
prosperous in his reign.
- His son Albert, the same who has slain by
his nephew ' Johann, as before mentioned,
pel mi t ted those tyrannies of bis bailiffs
which goaded the Swiss to their celebrated
revolt, and commenced tho long series of
wars withihe House of Hapsburg; or, as it
was now termed,' of -Austria; which finally
established their Independence.
'. On the one side, - the Dukes of Austria
and their ponderous German chivalry, want
ed to reduce .the cantons and cUie to vas
salage, not to U e Imperial Crown, a distant
and scarcely felt obligation. but to the Duchy
of Austria; on the "other, the hardy moun
tain peasants, and stout burghers well knew
their true position, and were aware that to
admit the' Austrian usurpation would expose
tholf young men to be drawn upon for the
rhike's." wan. cause -'their property to be
subject to perpetual rapacions exactions, and
fill their hills with castles for ducal bailiffs,
who would be little better than licensed rob
bers. No wonder, then, that the generation
of William Tell and Arnold Mclchthal be
oueathed a resolute purpose of resistance to
It was in 1397, ninety years since the first
assertion of Swiss independence, when Leo
pold Handsome, Duke of Austria, a bold but
misproud and violent prince, involved him
self in one of the constant quarrels with the
Swiss that were always arising on account
of the insulting exactions of toll and tribute
in the Austrian lordcr cities. A sharp war
broke out, and the Swiss city of Lucerne
took the opportunity of destroying the Aus
trian castle of Rotheinburg, where the tolls
had been particularly vexatious, and of ad
mitting to their league the cities of Sempach
Leopold and all the neighboring nobles
united then forces. ' Ilivtred and contempt
of the Swiss, as low-born and presumptuous
spurred them on; and twenty messengers
reached the Duke in one day, with promis
es of support, In his march against Sempach
and Lucerne. He bad seat a huge force in
the direction of Zurich with Johann Bonstetton,
and advanced himself with 4,000
horse and 1,40) foot upon Sempach. Zu
rich undertook its own defence, and the
Forest Cantons sent their brave peasants to
the support of Lucerne and Sempach, but
only to the number of 1,300, who, on the
9 th of Julr. took post in the woods around
the little lake of Sempach. Meanwhile,
Leopold's troops rode round the walls of the
little city.insulting the inhabitants; one hold
ing up a halter, which he said was for the
chief magistrate; and another, pointing to
the reckless waste that his comrades were
perpetrating on the fields, shouted, "Send
breakfast to the reapers.'' The burgomas
ter pointed to the woods where his allies lay
hid and answered, "iiy masters of Lucerne
and their friends will bring it."
The story of that day was told by one
tbe burghers who" fought in the ranks
Lucerne, a shoemaker, named Albert Tchu
di, who was both a brave warrior and .
master-singer, and as bis ballad was trans-"
laled by another master-singer, Sir Walter
Scott, and Is tbe spirited record of an eye
witness, we will auote from bim some
his descriptions of the battle and its golden
The. Duke's, wiser friends proposed to wait
till he could be joined by Bonstetten and
troons who had cone towards Zurich,
the Baron von Haseuberg (u e. hare-rock)
strongly urged this prudent counsel; but
" 'O Hare-Castle, thou heart of hare !' .
Fierce Oxcnstitjrn he cried, .
'Shalt see then how the game will fare,'
The taunted knight replied."
This very noon," said the younger
knicht to the Duke, ."we will deliver lip
you this handful of villains.
"And thus they to eacn other said,
Yon handful down to hew
Will be no boastful tale to tell,
The peasants are so few.
Characteristically enough, the doughty
cobbler describes how the first execution
that took place was the lopping off the long
peaked toes of the boots that the gentlemen
wore chained to their knees, and which wo'd
have impeded them on foot; since it had
been decided that the horses were too much
tired to be serviceable in the action.
"There was lacing then of helmets bright,
And closing ranks amain,
Tbe peaks they hewed from their boot points
Might wellnigh load a wain."
They were drawn up in a solid compact
both,' presenting an unbroken line of spears
projecting beyond the wall of gay shields
and KilUhed Impenetrable armor.
Tuft Swiss were not only few in number,
l ut Hu.r was scarce among them; some
had only boards fastened on their arms by
way of shields, some bad halbcrts, which
had been used by their fathers at tbe battle
of Morgarten, others two-handed swords
and battle axes. They drew themselves up
in form of a wedge, and
"The gallant Swiss confederates then
They prayed to God aloud,
And He displayed His rainbow fair,
Against a swarthy cloud."
Then they rushed upon the serried spears,
but in vain. "The game was nothing
The banner of Lucerne was in the utmost
danger, the Lantlamman was slain, and six
ty of his men, and not an Austrian had been
wounded. The flanks of the Austrian host
began to advance so as to enclose the Email
peasant force, and Involve it in irremediable
destruction. A moment of dismay and still
ness ensued. Then Arnold von Wlnkelried
of unterwalden, with an eagle glance saw
the only means of saving his country, and,
withthe decision of a man who dares by
dyiug to do all things, shouted aloud: "I
will open a passage. '
" 'I have a virtuous wife at home,
A wife and infant son: .
I leave them to my country's care,
The field shall yet be won t
He rushed against the Austrian-band
In desperate career,
And with bis body, breast and hand,
Bore down each hostile spear;
Four lances splintered on his crest,
Six shivered in bis' side,
Still on the serried files he pressed.
He broke their ranks and died !"
The very weight of the desperate charge
of this self -devoted man opened a breach in
the line of spears. In rushed the Swiss
wedge, and the weight of the nobles' armor
and length of their spears was only encumb
ering. They began to fall before the Swiss
blows, and Duke Leopold was urged to fly.
"I had rather die honotably than live with
dishonor," he said. He saw his standard
bearer struck to the ground, and seizing his
banner from his hand, waved it over his
head, aud threw himself among the thickest
of the foe. His corpse was found amid a
heap of slain, and no less than 2,000 of bis
companions perished with him, of whom a
third are said to have been counts, barons,
Then lost was banner, spear, and shield
At Sempach In the flight;
The cloister vaults at Konigsfeldt
Hold many an Austrian knight "
The Swiss only lost 200; but as they were
spent with the excessive heat of the July
sun, they did not pursue their enemies.
They gave thanks on the battle-field to the
God "f Y'Wi.ries, and the next day buried
the dt !, carrying Duke Leopold and twen
ty-seven of his most illustrious companions
to th Abbey of Konigsfeldt, where they
buried him in the old tomb of bis forefath
ers, the lords of Aargau, who had been laid
there in the good old times, hef ore the house
of Hapsbunr had crown arrogant with suc
As to the niaster-Bineer. he tells us of
"A merry man was he, I wot,
The night he made the lay,
Returning from the bloody spot
Where God had judged the. day."
On every 9th of July subsequently; the
people of the country have been wont to as
semble on the battle-field, around four stone
crosses which mark the spot. A priest from
a pulpit hi the open air gives a thanksgiving
sermon on the victory that Insured the free
dom of Switzerland, and another reads tbe
narrative of the battle, and tbe roll of the
500, who, after Wiukelried's example, gave
their lives in the cause. All this is in the
cause. All this is in the face of the moun
tains and the bike now lying in summer
stillness, and the harvest fields whose crops
are secure frt.ni marauders, and the congre
gation then proceed to the small chapel, the
walls of which arc painted with the deed of
. . . . . ..I
Arnold von Winkclried, and the other dis
tinguished achievements of the confederates
and masses are sung for the souls of those
who were slain. No wonder that men thus
nurtured In the memory of such actions were
even to the fall of the French monarchy,
anions the most trustworthy soldiery of
"Visible Admixture"—The Supreme
With customary revolutionary
recklessness and disregard of forms,
usage and substance, when uecessary
for party purposes, the Supreme Court
of Ohio, upon a mere application for
leave to file a petition in error in a
made up case, have decided the re
cent "Visible Admixture Act" of
the Leeislature.unconstitutional. The
partisan course pursued by the Su-
pieme Court shows the fixed purpose
of the Republican leaders to force ne
gro suffrage, as far as possible, on the
people of Ohio, in spite of their
wishes aud votes, and of the fifty
thousand majority against it last fall
We accept the Issue and will fight it
out on that line all summer and fall
The irregular action ot the Court de
serves the severest censure ; but we
forlicttr in consideration that the
ablest, wisest and most prudent and
most brilliant Legislature which . ever
assembled in the State, did not pro
vide that the -ict should not take effect
till the first Monday of .October, or
that petition la error in cases nnder
the act, should be filed as of c ju rse,
and the cases heard only in their
regular order. Dayton Ledger.
A Vraint, man turontv.tevn VPSrs
0 . , - J W
of ago, residing in Wilbraham, Mass-
Rchusetta. boasts that he never drank
a cup of tea or coffee in his life, never
smoked or chewed, never tasted
drop of liquor or used a profane word
and says if he ever told a lie he never
got caught in one.
ed as one of the delegates for the State
at. lnro-A to the Souldiers' Nationas
Convention to be held in New York,
on the 3d of July.
GEORGE H. PENDLETON.
His Public Career.
[From the Cincinnati Enquirer.]
George H. Pendleton is a native of
Cincinnati, and was bora in 1825, and
is, consequently, in the forty-second
year of his age. Ilia grandfather.
Nathaniel Pendleton, was a native of
New York, and was the intimate per
sonal and political friends of Alexan
der Hamilton, and was his second ia
the duel in which he lost his life.with
Aaron Burr, in 1804. He was a revo
lutionary officer, being aid-de-camp
to General Greene in his glorious
compaign in the South. He was the
first Federal district judge in Georgia,
and was appointed by President
The father of George H. Pendleton
was Nathaniel Greene Pendleton.who
defeated Dr. Duncan for Congress in
Hamilton county, in the celebrated
contest of 1840. He was a leading &
eminent Whig in politics. Descended
from such ancestry, with his relations
and acquaintances all on the anti-
Deuiocratic side in politics, it would
not have been surprising if George
had imbibed the same views and po
litical tenets. But he was one who
thoucht for himself who was gov
erned by no extraneous influence, and
from mature conviction and study ho
early embraced the Democratic creed,
and cast his first vote with that or
ganization. In this he evinced the
aarae resolute independence nd in
dividuality that has since, on all im
portant occasions, governed his con
He entered Woodward College in
Cincinnati, and afterward studied at
two universities in Germany. He
then commenced the studj- of law in
Cincinnati, and upon his admission
to the bar, formed a parlDerhip with
Hon. George E. Pugh, since United
States Senator from Ohio.
In 1853, Mr. Pendleton commenced
his political career by ati'epting the
Democratic norrfination for the State
Senate from Hamilton county. The
nomination was made by the popular
vote of the party, and he ol taiued
within one hundred and filty votes of
the total number cast. The whole
Democratic ticket upon which he was
placed was elected by about ten thou
sand majority. Although the youn
gest member of that body, and en
tirely new to its service, htonce
took a prominent position in its delib
erations, and well sustained the high
anticipations whicli had been formed
by those who had been instrumental
in his election. So favorable was the
impression produced, that while yet
in the Senate, he was nominated as a
candidate for the House of Kepresen
tatives of the United States, from the
First District of Hamilton county.
This was th greater honor, in view
of the high character of the men, who
for a long series of years, had been its
Representatives. In the list were
such men as General Findlav. Gener
al Robert T. Lytie, Bellamy Istorer,
Dr; Alexander Duncan, Nathaniel G.
Pendleton, James J. Faran, and D. T.
Disney. The issue of the election
was unfortunate. The Know NothiDg
tornado swept over the country with
irresistible force ; and although Mr.
Pendleton run ahoad of his ticket.he,
as well as the other Democrats, were
In 1856, at the next Congressional
election, Mr. Pendleton was unaui
mously selected to bear again the
standard, and this time was.eiected
by a flattering vote, over popular and
worthy competitors. He took his seat
in the House of Representatives in
December, 1S57, in the early part of
the administration ol President
Buchanan, Stormy times were ahead.
Uitraism. both North and South,
were surging violently against the
ship of State, giving premonitions to
. , . . ,
the far-seeiFjg ana sagacious or tne
: ...... . iv.x ..vm
disasters that were to come.
Mr. Pendleton's course was soon
taken. It was moderate and highly
conservative, having this object stea
dily In view the preservation of the
Union by maintaining amity between
the States. To those extremists
whether trom the North or the South
whose policy was continual agita
tion, that was menacing to the Na'
tional peace, he opposed a firm and
inflexible opposition. He was placed
upon one of the most important com
mittees of the House, that of Military
Affairs, and was soon known as an ac
tixe und working member
In 1858 he was nominated for a
third time to Congress, Hia compet
itor this year was T. U. Eay, Esq.,
who, in 1854, had deleated him by a
majority of thousands. The contest
was very sharp, and an enormous
vote was uolled. The general result
was unfortunate to the Democracy
Every candidate on the ticket but
one, was defeated. The exception
was Mr. Pendleton, who was elected
by some three hundred and fifty ma
In I860 occurred the Presidential
election, and the break up of tbe
Democratic party at the Charleston
Convention. There were three Dem
ocratic and Conservative candidates
for President, viz: Stephen A. Doug'
las, John C. Brecken ridge and John
Bell. This unfortunate breach open
ed the way for a Lepublican triumph
with Mr. Lincoln. Mr. Pendleton
warmly sustained Mr. Douglas, and
was renominated by that wing of the
party for re-election to Congress. Hia
main comDetitor was Judge Oliver
1 XT Sncnwr nf th Klinerlor UOUrt
. ..... - - . x
Cincinnati, a most eminent jurist, aDd
whose Dersonal popularity was as
great as any man's in Hamilton coun
a ty. The election was very vigorous-
ly and warmly contested. Mr. Pen
dleton canvassed his district with the
same energy and vigor he had dis
played on previous occasions, and
. i 1 -111. A..Mk a An'tl
was again eiecieu, uiuiuuj;i u. waiv
erablo portion of the county ucei
was beaten. He received tne aroent
support of ail the Brecknrldge uem
ocrats in his district. While serving
his third term the civil war between
the North and the South, growing
out of the secession of the latter from
the Union, occurred. It would be
occupying too much space in a brief
biographical notice to discuss the po
sitions assumed by Mr. P. in this un
happy national convulsion. Suffice it
to say, they were those entertained
by the great mass of his political
friends, who believed that the war
ought to and could have been avoided
by Mr. Lincoln's administration, and
that, being wrongly commenced, it
would lead to no good result. While
such were his views, he at the same
time announced his willingness to
vote for all appropriations that might
be necessary to maintain the national
honor, and prevent disaster to the
In 1861 the Democracy were beaten
overwhelmingly in both the Congress
ional Districts of Hamilton county.
and in 1S62 there seemed to be little
hope that the party would again be
able to elect Mr. Pendleton. He was
nominated, however, unanimously,
with the most enthusiastic acclama
tions. This was his fifth nomination,
an unusual number for an Ohio dis
trict to give, where the doctrine of
rotation has so loDg prevailed. His
competitor was Colonel John Groes
bock, whose friends made extraordi
nary efforts in his behalf. Mr. Pen
dleton's course In -Congress was the
issue, and upon it the Democracy
went Into the fight in the country.
To the astonishment of th6 Republi
cans they were beaten, aDd Mr. Pen
dleton was returned for the fourth
time to his seat by a majority of one
thousand and three hundred. The
Democracy also carried the other
Congressional District, electing Mr.
Alexander Long to Congress, with
the Democratic county ticket.
After the election, and when it was
thought the Democrats would have a
majority in the House of Rcpresenta
lives. JMr. .fenaietoirs name was-
prominently spoken of for Speaker of
the Hou.-e of Rt-pretenta fives. The
Republicans, however.prewrved their
ascendency, and iio serious contest
could be made in his behalf. He was
appointed by the Speaker elect, Mr.
Colfax, upon the committee of Ways
and Means, the leading one of the
House, and to which it is usual io as
sign the strongest t ablest members
It is this corxmittee which shapes the
whole financial policy of the country,
and is, necessarily, brought into the
most intimate, confidential relations
with all the heads of the departments.
and with the Executive branch of the
Government. He had previously
been on the Judiciaryjcommittee.from
which he had been transferred from
the Military Affairs serving, there
fore, in the course of his term, upon
the three leading committees in tbe
In 1864 the period again arrived for
the Presidential election. The De-
nocraey cast their eyes about in search
of a suitable and available candidate.
In the Northwest there was a strong
feeling that Mr. Pendleton was that
man. He had been the intimate per
sonal friend of Stephen A. Douglas,
and upon the latter's decease they be
lieved no one was left more worthy
to wear his mantle and be his succes
sor in the affections of the party. A
large rumber of his friends repaired
to Chicago,where the Convention was
held, to urge his selection." It was
soon found, however, that the pre
vailing sentiment was for a military
man, who had a record in the war
that was then progressing. General
Georsre B. McClellan was selected as
the candidate for President on the
first ballot. Mr. Penaleton's friends
then pressed his name for Vice Preti
dent, and he was selected over able
and strong competitors on tho second
ballot, receiving the two-thirds vote
required. Mr. Pendleton was a dele
gate in the Convention, having been
complimented in such a selection by
the Democracy of the State, who had
chosen him as one of the delegates at
laree. Uron beine- called out, he
I t5 X f- J
..gptgrj the nomination in a graceful
speech, acknowledging in modest and
becoming terms the high honor he
had received. The issue of the elec
tion was disastrous. Military tyranny
and official fraud and corruption pre
vailed. Three States alone gave their
votes for McClellan, viz : Delaware,
New Jersey and Kentucky. The
contest, however, in some of the large
States such as New York and Penn
sylvania was very close, a change
of fifty thousand votes would have
elected McClellan and Pendleton
On the 4th of March, 1865, Mr,
Pendleton's fourth term of service in
the National House expired. He had
long been regarded by both his politi
cal friends and opponents as tbe lead'
ing man of his party In the House,
and his retirement waa the cause of
general regret. On the last day of
the session an incident occurred which
showed how great was his popularity,
and how highly he was appreciated
by his fellow members.; A special
hour was, by unanimous consent, as
signed him to make a speech In favor
of a measure he had introduced, viz;
to give to Cabinet officers seats upon
the floor of the House, where they
might reply to such Interrogatories
should be addressed to them touching
the affairs of tht Gevernment in their
departments. Every moment was
precious. Some of the great appro
priation ' bills had not passed ; but
such was the respect felt for him. and
so great was the desire to hear him,
that, by unanimous consent, he made
a closing argument in favor of his ex
cellent proposition. A more magma
cent compliment was never tendered
In 1866 the Democratic State Cen
tral Committee of Ohio selected Mr.
P. as a delegate to the Philadelphia
Convention. He did not, however,
attnd that body, but sent his dcli
nation to the committee, who appoint
ted a substitute In his place.
The time lor another Congressional
election had again rolled around. Mr.
P.'s friends, in view of the immense
importance of the next Congress, and
under the belief that he was the stron
gest man they could elect,pressed him
to accept another nomination for the
place, in which he had achieved such
renown. He consented, although ,
aware that the odds were strongly
against his success. At the Congress
ional election in 1S64. when he ran for
Vice President, the Democratic can
didate was beaten two thousand five
hundred yotes by the Republican
nominee, Benjamin Eggleston. To
overcome this majority was a hercu
lean task; but Mr P. set himself about
it with the greatest vigor and energy.
He canvassed all the townships and
wards, but the lavish use of money
by the opposition and their perfect
organization carried -Ahem through,
but by a greatly reduced majority,
He, as usual, ran ahead of his ticket,
and the majority against him was but
Such has been briefly recalled
the political career of Mr. Pendleton,
which has been, in the main, a signal
success. It has been so because he
possesses superior mental and moral
attainments. Endowed by nature
with a strong and vigorous intellect,
has been assiduously improved by
cultivation and study, and by scholas
tic and educational polish. It is re
markably well balanced ; and there
are few menho have less weakness
and frailty, and whose minds are
more completely developed. Ever
calm and self-possessed, he is seldom
betrayed into excitement, and always
acts under the dominion ot reason.
instead of passion. As a consequent
acts of indiscretion are rare, and
mis-taken are seldom made bv him.
While moderate and conservative in
his views, he is cnfiexible and deter
mined in adhering to them, and con
sistency and manly independence
have ever been' among his character
istics and virtues. Dignified in his
carriage, yet modest and unassuming.
he is always courteous to opponents :
and in the heated and vehement con
tests of the last ten yers, in which he
has been engaged, he has' made no
pecsorfal enemy, and left behind him
nowhere the stings of jealonsy orenvy
nmong personal rivals and political
His speeches and public addresses
have been marked by logical strength
by historical research, by great con
densation and brevity, and by class
ical purity of style. When to these
superior mental qualities we add a
social nature, a genial disposition and
fine personal address, it is not to be
wondered at that he has troops of
friends, who take pride in his past
career, who regard him as one of the
most promising ot the statesman
now in public life, and who look tor-
ward with hope and confidence to
the future, that it will bring with it
for him still higher honors and a more
[From the Cleveland Herald, 10th inst.]
Young Lady in New Philadelphia
A Young Lady in New Philadelphia Commit Suicide—Some of the Supposed
Reasons for the Act—Other
The whole populatioh of New Phil
adelphia, Tuscarawas county, was in
expressibly shocked to learn of the
sudden death by poison, Saturday
morning last, of a young lady be
longing to a well-krown respectable
tamily of the town. Subsequent in
vestigation revealed the fact that the
poison was administered by her own
nana. 11 is reported, indeed, that
two doses were taken the first, beine
an over-dose, acted only as an emetic,
out me second produced death in
about an hour.
Of course there were a thousand ru
mors as the cause of the melancholy
affair. Very few, however, were in
possession of the facts, which we give
on good authority, as follows : Some
time since a young man named Ever
ett, living in New Philadelphia, en
gaged to marry the deceased girl, but
her parents objected on account of
Everett's character. The match was
broken off, and Everett married an
other woman. He seems to have still
retained a fondness for his first Jiance
and continued his occasional visits to
her for some time, and until it be
came a matter of remark. Nothing
criminal was suspected, however, up
to last Friday night, when, to the as
tonishment even of her own friends,
the girl was delivered of a child. So
carefully had she concealed her condi-
I ou,. Vlll.tUll.U i UUUl
tion, that her own family were una
I sa. T a 1 . 1
ware or it. it has since been ascer
tained that she had made prepara
tions to leave the place before the ex
pected time of the birth, and these
plans may owe their lauure to pre-
mature labor. It is also aserted that
she had madehersblt acquainted with-:
poisons, as a last resort in case she
was discovered. All these precautions
having failed, and the dreadful ex
posure having come, the poor girl was
overwhelmed with grief and shame
too great to bear, and so ended h er
ruined lite. Everett has left the place
gone no one kuows where.
The former standing of the parties
and their good connections, have made
the whole affair one of intense inter
est in New Philadelphia and vicinity.
In Akron, a little son of Geo. H.
Bien, two and a half years of age.
swallowed a number of garden beans,
producing a severe straugulation for
a few minutes, bat which, however,
was speedily relieved by the child
vomiting freely and throwing up sev
eral of the beans. About half past
one in tho afternoon, while being ca
ressed by his mother, he strangled a
gain, dying almost Instantly. A post
mortem examination showed that one
of the beans entered the windpipe,
which being so lodged for the time
being as to produce no serious obsta
cle to respiration, became displaced
by a sudden inspiration of the breath
completely closing the air passage,
and, of course, producing death.
Prof. J. K. H. Wilcox, Messrs.
Grifflng, Mrs. Julia Archibald Holmes
and Mrs. Carner, a delegation from
the Universal Franchise Association,
filed an argument on the ; merits of
woman for suffrage before the House
Committee on the District of Col am
Dia on Saturday. The arguments
were mainly sustained by Mrs. Holme
and Prof. W)lcox, and at the conclu
sion the delegation, thank the Com
mittee for their kind attention, wnen
theOommlttee reciprocated the Com
pliment, declaring themselves great
ly enUrtalned by the arguments. The
Committee will submit a report on
the subject at the next session.
Statistics of Stark County.
The following table, showing the amount of.
agricultural products, number of animals, Ac
i n Stark county, is compile from the Official
Returns of the Assessors fort he y ear 1867 :
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planted, producing 195 pounds.
Of pig iron, Paris township manufactured 100
tonti, and Perry township 4000 tons.
Seventy acres of Sorglium vrere planted, pro
ducing 67 pounds of sugar, and 4,923 &allon of
Of grapes, seven and a half acres produced
23,700 pounds, and 445 gallons of wine.
Thore are 6.111 acres planted in orchards,po
ducing 88,171 bushels of apples; 13,259 bushels
peaches, and 1,1C6 bushels of pears.
Of pasturage there is 51,54V acres.
There is 85.026 acres of land uncultivated.
The Bonds exempt trom taxation amount to
The total value ef all taxable property in the
City of Canton, amounts to $1,030,830 ; that of
Tuesday, 16th Senate. The bill
removing political disabilities from
certafn delegates in North Caoolina
was passed. Mr. Sherman's curren
cy Bill occupied the attention of the
Senate for most of the day the quest-
oin being on tne adoption ot Davis'
amendment to eqaiize the issue of the
National bank capital among the
States, which was adopted in a mod
House. The House was engaged
in the consideration of the River and
Harbor Bill, on . which - the debate
took a wide range and embraced the
subject of internal improvement generally.
The political machine called the
Freedmen's Bureau, has been contin
ued in existence one year from July
1st, by an act passed last week, its
object is to continue in office a swarm
of Northern carpet-baggers, whose on
ly business is to make money for them
selves, and force the darkies to vote
the Radical ticket. The countiBanc
of this useless and corrupt establish
ment is one of the modes 01 carrying
into effect the retrenchment resolu.
tion of the Chicago Convention as it
will add millions to the next;year's
At the municipal election, held in
Lexington, Mo. . June 2, the Demo
crats elected their whole ticket. The
Radicals had two candidates for May
or in the field, one regular, and one
Independent, Turner and McFaddin.
Anderson, Democratic, beat Turner
eighty-two votes, and had a majority
of twenty eight over both hia oppon
ents, A Democratic Council was - el
ected' ' "... .. . : '.
The Ohio Reform Farm' School has now
two hundred and r-inety inmates. ' The
farm, orchard,, garden, strawberry . planta
tions are very promisin -
. v. - ' -
Freedmen's Bureau. THE NEWS.
Reverdy Johnson, jun., will be Sec
retary of Legation to London.
Boston has the small-pox, but then
it has gotten rid of the Legislature.
Horatio Seymour is said to have
written a Jetter favoring the nomina
tion of Chase for the' Presidency. .
Miss Vinnie Ream is to be further
punished by he Radicals in Congress,
by a repeal of the $10,000 appropria
tion to pay for her bust of Lincoln.
Hon. Wm. Hancock, a Ineal de
scendant of John Hancock, died in
Durleye, Massachusetts, on Sunday,
The blood-stained planks taken
from the spot in Ottawa where D'Ar
cy McQee fell, have been burnt, and
the ashes sent to: Montreal, to be de
posited in bis gravet
Complete election returns ' from
South Carolina' indicate that the
Democrats have carried sixteen and
the Radicals fifteen of the thirty-one
districts which compose the State.
A physician in Michigan has been
arrested for punishing his daughter,
a woman grown, by deluging her
with water, whilesecurely fastened in
The Chinese Embassadors at Wash.
ington spent Sunday in smoking opi
um quietly in their rooms. Minister
Burtingame, being a Christian, rode
out in a four-horse carriage.
A lynx measuring five feet and two
inches from the tip of the nose, to the
toes of the hind feet, was killed near
Lewistown, Logan county, Ohio, a
few days ago.
The most recent elopement from
Lowell, Mass., is that of a boy of fif
teen, who took a sudden departure
with a servant girl gfty years of age,
and with an incumbrance of five chil
dren. The girl was in the employ of
the boy's parents.
The New York World, ot Monday,
thinks that nobody ever seriously en
tertained the idea of Chase's nomina
tion by the Democracy, while the
Sun, of tbe same day, says that the
real contest will be between him and
Here is an insinuation. The lievo
lutions&ys : "We trust there is enough
virtue in the American people to or
ganize a new National party on this
broad ides, and elect an honest, liber
al-minded, sober President in the
from one ot our JNew York ex
changes we learn that capital is so
abundant, that on Saturday loans
were made at the rate of one. per cent
um per annum. This, we believe, is
without precedent in this country.
An old man named Edwards, who
lives in. Springfield, Mass., and his
bewitching daughter, who doisn't
live with her husband, are said to be
confederates in a neat little game to
swindle countrymen. The female is
sweet on young men, induces them to
mvite her to ride, and the parent
starts after the young couple, raises a
breeze, and the young man, if green
enough, pays roundly to avoid arrest
for an attempt at elopement.
Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe,jow
resident in Florida, thus makes up
her testimony : "The Southern peo
ple are no more inclined to resist the
laws or to foster the spirit of rebellion
than Vermont is. They desire only
peace and the restoration of the
At Hamilton, Ohio, Henry Holle-
cher, while engaged In an altercation
with his wile, became so enraged at
his son for interfering in the same,
that lie seized a shot-gun and dis
charged it in the latter's face, inflict
ing n serious if not fatal wound. He
was immediately arrested, and is now
An old bachelor living near Leba
non, Ohio, made a will-twenty-live
years ago, devising his property to a
certain James Frazier, if he should
ever be found. Alter twenty-five
years he turns up an old man living
near Wheeling, and in very reduced
The iapers announce that the Loyal
League of New York has 6truck the
name of President Johnson off its list,
and turned him out of their society.
From Mr. Johnson it is learned that
he never was a member of the League,
and was not aware that anybody had
put his name on the list.
"Come Down." We were much a-
mused the other day by an anecdote
of a certain Secretary of a Governor,
several removes backward from the
present Chief Magistrate of the Em
pire State. Like most sub-officials, to
whom some "pressing " final process
is committed, he had an itching palm
while, at the same time, it would not
be exactly safe to &how his hand too
openly. On one occasion he had, for
the third time, been waited upon by
an impatient party, interested in two
important bills which had passed the
legislature, and, with sundry other,
were awaiting the Governor's signa
"Did you place that bill before his
Excellency?" asked the party of the
Secretary. ' -
u-n-noT, yet, said he, )he bad a
slight impediment in bis speech, )
n-not quite yet; the G-g-overnor's
v-ery busy. By the b-by, w-hat waa
the n-narae ot the rn-man that g-ot
up in to a t-tree, when our Savior
was w-walking along that w-way?
"Oh, you mean Zaccheus?
"Ye-es, that's the man. We-ell,
you r-recollect what was s-said to
"Certainly; 'Zacchesus; come down
"Ex-a-actly, ye-es Owie Dowril
was thinking of that ye-esterday,
when you c-called, but c-couldn't rem
member the name!
The hint was taken the party came
down accordingingly, and when he
nextcalled hia signed bills were ready
C 1 yr I .
lur mm, uacujry.
Frank Judd, of Champaign county;
was cut in two by a circular saw
the saw-mul or J. w. Thatcher, last
week, lie was cut lengthwise from
the head to the hips, severing the en
tire left side from the body. Hia age
Wtti iff jonra, -
THE . DEMOCRAT - OFFICE J
Havlug lately received a new supply of JOB SI4
ERIAL, la bow mlahed In a.atylo equal to ai
tonntry office lb Ohio, 'having
.r T.W0 POWER ?SES5ES.
And a assortment of the Jateet styles yf Ty
vritt tho nBuol fncnitk'S for doing work of erer-
description in the beat of style, and as reasonably
as can bu done in nny flrot-class city office.
CARDS. FAPE3. ESTVELOPES, &c,
-Always kept on band
A Wonderful Skull—Singular Medical
A Wonderful Skull—Singular Medical Fact.
Twenty years ago, in Cavendish,
Vermont, a man named Sage, twenty
five years of age, possessing an Iron
frame, met witli a singular, accident,
tho particulars of which., we collect
lrom a paper read by Dr. Harlow a
few days since, befor the Massachu
setts Medical Society. Sage was ram
ming a hole that had been charged
with powder. The iron struck fire
from the rock, and the iron he was
rammingwith was driven up through
his cheek, out of the top of his head,
high in the air, and was afterwards
found, smeared with blood and brains.
The tamping iron wa3 3i feet in length
and 13- inches thick, and pointed at
one end, the taper being seven inches
long, and the diameter of the point a
quarter of an inch. It weighed thir
teen pounds. The point was upward
and the iron smooth. The missile en
tered, by its pointed end, the left 6ide
of the face, immediately anterior to
the angle of the lower jaw, and past
ing obliquely upward and slightly
backwards, emerged out of the top of
the head in the median hue, at the
baak pnrt of the frontal bone, near
the coronal suture. The ordinary
reader vill understand it better, if we
say that, pointing upward it entered
the cheek outside the teeth, and un
der the cheek bone, went inside an
inch behind the eye, nod out of the
top of the head iu the . centre, two
inches back of the lino where the
forehead and l'mir me,-t. After a few
mintites the man was taken three
quarters of a mileiu a sitting position
in a cart. The opening in the brain
wa two inches wide by three and a
half inches long. In fifty-nino days
the patient was abroad. .The effect of
the injury was the destruction of . the
equilibrium between his aniniet aud
intellectual faculties. . The man lived
until JS01, when Dr. .Harlpii" secured
tne skuii, which he exhibited, illus
trative of the statements contained in
his paper. '' : .
As Lons Buqeb, the 'well-known author
aud philologist, was walking in the Avcnur
des Champs Ely sees, one day during -the
Exhibition in Paris last year, he heard a
familiar voice exclaiming, "Buy some - .mils
of a poor man, sir; twenty for a penny 17.
"What!" said Burger, looking up, aud
recognizing his old barber, "are you selling
'Ah, sir, x have been unfortunate," waa
"But tills Is no business for a man like
you," said Burger.
"O, sir, If you could only tell me of some
thing better to do!" returned tlie barber,
wilh a sigh.
Burger was touched. He reflected a mo
ment, then, tearing a leaf from his memo
randum-book, he wrote for a few moments,
and handed it to the man, saying, "Take
this to a printing-olHce, and have a hundred
copies struck off; here is the money to pay
for it. Get a license from the Prefecture of
the Police, and sell them at two sous a copy
and you will have bread on the spot. The
strangers who visit Paris cannot refuse this
tribute to the name of God, printed in so
many different ways."
The barbr did as he was bu!, and was al
ways seen in the entrance to the Exhibition,
selling the following hand-bill :
THE NAME OF GOD IN FORTY-EIGHT LANGUAGES.
Hebrew, Elohimor Eloah; Chaldaic,
Elah Assarian, Ellah; Syrjac and
Turkish, Alah; Malay, 'Alia; Arabic,
Allah; Language of the Mugi, Orxi:
Old Egyptian, Teut; Ariiioriiin,'. Teuth
Modern Egyptian, lenn; Greek, Dit-
os; Cretan, linos; Hoimii and Done,
Has; Latin, Detw; Low Latin, Dicw;
Celtic and old Gallic, Diu; French,
Dieti; Spanish, Dios; Portuguese, De
os; Old German, Diet; Provencal,
Diou; Low Breton, Doue; Italian, Die;
Irish, Die; Olala tongue, Lcu; German
and bwis, uotf; Flemish, (Joed; Dutch
uotlt; iMigijsii and oici Saxon, uoct;
Teutonic, tSoth; Dunish r.nd Swedish,
Gut; Norwegian, Oud; Slavic, 23w-li;-
Polj.so, Bny; Pohica, Jiutia: Lupp, Ju-
binaf; Finnish. Jitmula; Runic, As;
Paniionian, Jstu; Zeniblian, ehzo;
lliiulostanee, liain; Coroniandfi.ira-
nut; lunar, Mayalal; Persian, iSrre;
Chinese, Druvsa; Japanese, .Goezur;
Madagascar, jSunnur; Peruvian, !'
A few days after Burger met the barber."
'"Well," said ho, "hostile holy name of
God brought you good hick?" .
'Yes, indeed, sir," said the barln-r, "I
sell on an " average a hundred copies a day
at two sous each, or ten francs; . but the
strangers are generous; some give me ten
sous,' and others twenty. -1 have even re
ceived two francs for a copy; so that, all
told, I am making fivc-and-twenty francs a
a day !" said
Burger, as he
not a literary
"Yes, sir; thanks to your
'The .deuce !" thought
walked away. "If I were
man, I would turn pcdler or publisher; there
is nothing so profitable as selling the learn
ing or wit of others."
Ut-KLESS Slaughtkb. A solditr who
fought under Gran" t, and was severely woun
ded relates tho following anecdote-:
Soon after one of those terrible butch.
cries to which our men were so frequently
subjected through the superintendence of
Grant, in hU Virginia campaign, an- Irish
soldier was seen readm? an order with the
name Ulysses 8. Grant attached. '
"What," he exclaimed, "is the S. for!"
"Slaughter !" cried one in a loud voice. -"And.
now, by jabers," exclaimed Pat,'
I have his whole name Useless Slaughter
The disloyal shout ia camp which follow
ed was suppressed by the officers as soon as
they beard it, .
How They Vote in Greece.
Voting in Greece is somewhat different
from voting In America.' The polling
places are churches. Thirty ball .'-'ooxel
are placed oti the floor of the churcli, eac h
of them bearing the name of a candidate.
Upon One-half of the box, painted whiV
is written "Yes," aud on the other halt;
painted black, is written "No." A clerk
attends the voter, with thirty lmlleis, and,
when opposite a box pronounces lli'u n:ime
of the camtida'e ai d hands th- vo c-'aiV-
r-assing his arm ui a tunnel nbntrt a
iuv". icugiu, uio voter s uauu ar&vcs un
seen at a division In the lox, anil he drop a
ball to the right or left; "yes" or "no," as
the case may be, and so on 'throughout tl e
Whole thirty. :. The system ia said to secure
secrecy and perfect qrrier. .