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L 11 PtaaU-rer. Canton. Ohio. Reference, P.
H. MyirV a?-,''. Canton, a. C. Porter. Architect,
rTTToKlUKR. PKUUOIST, EAST TCSCARAW-
V a. nrwl. Canion. Onio-.
' - norniUSTS AND
RG. WILLIAMS V"-""rwi..r. Ill Droit.
. v irw uuor v aw " - a
Ohio. -KrocripUcui prprd
ijr or nltfhU
m BRCHANT TAILOR-ABSALOM K ITT, AND
W V.-. "Ti i-i..n .nd F.ncv
U.H4 Jl TUVKSTON. BOOR-BINDER AXD
bl.nk Book Manu.aetur.r. All order. Irons
a..ro.S Promptly .tt.od.dto B.nd.ry.n
Hum. us suurI.Ouion. Ohio.
" : undertTvking.
1 tnue. an .11 Boa
Ol comu.ale.ys on hand.
'I'.. Umrmmm alwave iO
readme"., tui too
- rM.rwa street tanton, O
Tuo rouiiA pii eii.
ADWIS SMITH, FUOTOURArBli.lt. o., r-
Jjj Ucular alUmtion
Oval Fremee lud A loom, tun;
RIVCD VB tl'ItuK
. I ird
siautiy . tahllW
l.wr sauin sHrKiwi""1." ' -
w. a ii0.r. .. r " "
r.R)t H..FFMAN 6F IPROM(EoPATHIC
D Ay"U.f. " td TsuVooOaicc. U...UH Cor
ner, d noor. C.ntoo. Oblo. . , ,,.. r
Or. o lp wl" Py .40".l ttiiloo to dl of
H. ttlDDALL-DBNllST. OFFICR IS
Unrtcr'. Bnlc black. Cnton. Ohio. All op
r.uov.inMicb.olc.1 Dcuttktry prfimud lu tho
ittoot .cd not! liuiro.d maimer. Uiwonldc.il
mlleotioo to hi Gold Filhne. 10 wh en. In
thi word of "A. W.rd," ho i jiiUa by f nd
vxcel l.d non..
ZROKOUENTlttT A. J. DuL'DS. OKKICE
O up .uur. .boo ii.uh.r. )-wlry 8ior..C.nion,
- Ohio. All .pontoon. omkII with lh. ofion
promptly mttrmen to-
CS EOKtiK dTUakTEU BROTHER. BANK
I KHS, SouUl Market Str..t, Canton. Ohio. K
telr. Drpoi-lu, Loon Mon.y, Bny Gold, Silver.
Uooda and Compoood lutonot Notafc Exchane.
AU.aht and Sold.
t,. V. Ill IMOK.
r. c tuoiifiioji.
V Canton, Ohio. Office la Trump. Fnlldiog.
Jnn. tl Uh,T
SloCJHEiiOR. Aitorot-y at Law. and Oen-
rral coUcctlnic Aecut, Carthago, Jaf v to..
ARVKT LALGULIN. ATTORNSf AT UW,
Nstarr Public and Military Claim ak.ni. am-
- v. . ,.
A LYNCU. ATTORNEYS. HAVE
O formed a eo-tartn.rahip In tha Practice of Law,
Qgk-e Canton. Klark rountT. O.
GBOKGE B. BALDWIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Canton. Ohio. Office in Trump'. Btuidmr,
eppowle In St. Cloint Hot.1.
f W. AIoCORD. ATTORNEY AT LAW AND
fj . General Collection Agent, A lliance. O. All bo
a .... animated to bia care will receive prompt
attention. Olhce in Comm.rcial Block upataira.
GEORGE W. RAFF. ATTORNEY AT LAW
Canton, Ohio. tla. permanently located in
Canton, and will d.vot. azcln.ive attention to the
Cracttoeef hia profeaaioa. AU bnune.. .ntrn.led
hi in will be diliseoUr and promptly attended to.
Ofioe in Hartcr'a New Block lup 'air..I
JOSEPrl'cRKTOISIR. J a., JUSTCE OF THE
eeace and Notary Public. Othce North-Kant
Mnw Piiwie asuare, tlantrn, Ohio, will attend
t annul d.ad. mortrit,oweni of.ttorn.y.
ae. In addition to th. EnKliah, b. al.o apeak, tha
i.orn..n and Frsnoh language.. He will al.o pro.
re paa.porta for periona wiahina to o to Ku.
7TTO W1JTKRHALTEK. PRACTICAL WATCU
Mxk.rand J.Wfler. and Dealer in Walchra,
Clocks. J.welry and Silrerwarc. Repairing neatly
j n .hnrt Duties. o. 1 Optra llouw nioca.
Canton. Ohlo -
tebS -09 tf
. . .a.k, it IT A rVftl .
I I 1'lar.a-a Jaayalrl fltl Sll.ar WlN AC. Bt
a4a.a ih. Pubiia Houtu C-vntOD. Ohio. m
Mrm doa oa horl notice.
TOSEPM A. MKYER, DEALER IS WATCHES,
CI Clocks. Jwe ry tvna iucy Aruaw,
corhr ol M-vrket bquare, Cunton,
Wahihea, Clocaa auid Jewelry aaiftictonly
SOURBECK ALLIANCE IIOUSK-
J at tha Blntioo, Alliance, O.
aieai. aiwaj. i.
adiaeaa on tno
arrival of the Cr
ACKSON HOTEL. LOCIS OHLIGUER. PllO-
pri.ior. Wortn Hriw-w. -n.,,.
B. M'CIIEA & VU URNITUKE
PEaLlKS, Ist Tuscarawas street,
Canton, Ohio.. noviu
BOUNTY SURVEYOR'S OFFICE
I i t.. i j ..uk ii.o Cuiintv Rcordor
i .v.. Wiki.i.l Rulldlne. north of the old
Conrt Houne, Canton, Ohio, where he can
. i i .. . .ii, . If nn(. nnv bu-
ineas wanted can bo left with Jacob Kep
iir.r vn . (Vinntv Recorder, who will
luariua notice to the undersigned.
Tha law authorizes the County Surveyor
.to ttke (he acknowledgment or any in
strument of writing ; he will therefore
.n,i .niinnwlailn Asreements,
MortKap.es. Deetl. Ac dx , st fair prices
and upea the uoJ' WI LL.I AUX.
Surveyor of Klark county, O
Canton, Jan. IS lStiH
A LARGE NUMBER OF
And over 200 -Valuable
Hxxil cllTXg Lota
On very reason able Utuu,
a-in Nr. '2fl Llbertr street, opposite
tire Mall cab! Iron Works, Canton, Ohio.
uoV.fc.tr W. C. TIIOMPSOX.
TAL On th x'rench system.
QUICK CUBES aud LOW PBICES.
Tventy Thousand Cured Annually.
Dr Teller eonUoaea to be eocSdentIall jnd
cuuulLa. oa sJu form, of private diaeaaee,
at ki eta etabnahed tioaciud. No. Bcavor (treot,
Albaar, IV Vera. .
Twenty year, devoted to thl. particular branch
radios, enable Mm to perform core, .ncha.no
T., .i. ran: and h!e tacilltie. are each
Bearro.ponil.nee with the moet eaalnenl
of the Old Wurlo) for oblalnins th. aafuat
woll aa the laterrmediee r the d.aeaec, that
can jtf Inducement, to the nnrortunat..of a
care to be obtained at no other omce in America.
JT!..... in. i.,.,rrh. Stricture. Knlarce-nent
it ih Teaticle. and Spermatic Cord., Bubo, Ulcer-fttdIh-V
Tender Shlu Bone.. Cnta
Soom Ernpuon.. B.lee, Ulcer.. Abcca., and all
addicted to aocret hal ita, who have impaired
. LiaTand deetroyed Ue alitor of their mind.,
arriving-themelve. of the P'-"J '
Life are uot.ned that in enn.ultmar Dr. T. they
ST,d a frWnd to eouaole. and a phy.lcian who
" Tr" TELLER'S GREAT WORK
ar the Married and tbca wowmplatlumarTinfro
too oaira full of plateau price ti ut Sent
all paftaTnder wool, by mall. pot paid. The
married rid the married happy. A lecture on
ochowtochoiieo a partner-a complete work
naiawllery. U conhiln. hnndnida of aecreU
before publlahed 5 centa cacloeeo will secure
copy by return mall. n
TO TDK LADIES.
Dr. Tailor atlli retain. In America the airency
the aide of Dr. Vlchol'a Italian Female monthly
villa, tor atouDasee, Irregularities and other
tractions la female.
On receipt of one dollar, the price ber box,
cUls will be sent by mail or oxpreae to any pan
Ine wiarld seenre from curloaity or damage.
Office nyur. from a m to S p ra. and on Sunday,
BPerJns at a distance can be cured at
bv eddreeslnir Dr. Teller, enr!oln a remittance,
M.SrciLeTecSrely parked from obaervrUon mui
an, part of tho world. All case, warranted,
. ehiriTf.r advice. Ho students or boys employed.
Hotic this: adores all lottfTt2liLKRi M. D.
' ' ' 11- Braver at,. A hianvN.T
Cm LOTS FOR SALE.
rpilE undersigned Is ready to
L on good term upwards ol rW City
on Walnut, Cherry, Poplar, Market,
other streets ia th northern part ol
eity of Canton, beautiiully located
privat reaidencea and dwellinu housea.
' tsoyuf LOUIS SCHjEFEB,
. " v-
CANTON, STARK COUNTY, OHIO, MARCH 24, 1869-
Al l I k . -v X a ft v r J
HOOFLAND'S DESMAN BITTE2I,
HODFLAHD'S GERMAN TONIC,
Fnparad by Dr. C. il. Jmfkaom, FUUdWpkla.
Thoir latrodacUoa Into thl. woo try front Qoraua
TBST CURED TOUR
FATHERS AND MOTHEBS,
And will nn yoo .nd ycmr cblldna.
from th. mmar
In th. oonnury
Tonics. Thay ar.
i ration, or anvihlos
CO Uvtra prep.
ua. on. , .at goou. tkonmt rauaw. BMaieinoa. luf
ITU grtaUM hum widinW
Biseases of the Kidneys,
ERUPTIONS OF THE SKIit,
a all Slaeaaes arlmins ! DiMN
E.ler, StomaeM, or
IJtrUMITT Of TBM BLOOJX.
Tlatnlanea. Inward Pllea.
Blood totht Head. Acidity
or tna Htomaon, juauaaa, uaart
burn,Ii.(rnat for Food. Fxtlaoaa
or Waiht la th Stoma on.
Soar r-actationa, ntiaa-
lnr or Elnttarinc at tho
Fit of th. Stomach, Bvim
nlu of th. Head. Hnmd T
Difficult Breath inc. Flutterinc
ffloult Bro.triinT. Fluttering
u HMu-t, Chokinr CI
oatlnt ff y3. motions
n m Xi7-V JJluM Poatar
n of iBBwaa V talon. So La
at tna Jleart,
ilmn.a of aaaaaww7 Vision.
or Wasa before tna Blcht, XKtU
Pain In the Head, XJenoienoj
f Pereplxation, YaUownaaa
or the Skin and Eyea,
Pain ia th. Bide.
Back, Cheat, IAmba, eta..
Sadden Vlomnea of bat, Burn
lnrln tha Flean, Comataat Izaaa-iniasa
of X-Til and Qreat Bepraaaion of Spiritav
OryaaJ, cM.iiMd mxlX impmn klatd.
Hoofiand's German Bitters
la enttrely wecetabla, aadl contain.
liquor. It la a compound of Plaid Ex
traru. Tha Moota, llerka, aaal Bark
from wblcfa tneae extracts an anada
mrm a-ataiarel aaBaanw in unuar.
All t laaedliV yVrlnal wlrtae
ar extracted IV rroaa thena bjr
a itlaallle aae.aw ckeanlat. Tneaa
extract, are tben lorwaraed to tula
t.antry to ae aaeal eawreealy ror tho
maoBl.cture of tlie.e Ktitter.. Titer la
ate alcoholic .ubetawee ofaajkiad naed
la ceaipM.dlic tha Blttara. he ore it la
th eBlr atlttera that a e aaeal la
eaaea wkcre alcelaolle atlanalaata are
Hoofland's German Tonlo
it a eewAiaoMea all th evredwat f fA BUttn.
watt r... aaala CVaw Kaaa, Oraaee, a. Jt is waaat
fmr th mwu I aa th Bitun, ua eaaai wait.
pan alcoaalM M.aauj u retwand. Tm aaill aar aa
atuad that tha rrmtdit ar. ntlrely different fnm
aey aUirt adMrttwdor IA. wrfth duaaew .aanif,
Uum heimg McienitJLc frtparatum f aMdaonal iWiairt,
mhiU th ihr ar aacr. aatriaw f nam aa saaa.
raa. Th TONIO i aecidtdly t th aaeal atae
tat and agruaU mudw ar afar a. Ua peelae.
In loot i taquuit. Awe pleawra aaiw it, aaai la aa
H-paimf, akilMTttint, and aaadineal awalirm aaaf
aaaaed UMai kaewa J MuyraoUjt aii inmm
li'iitr or 7Vir
mm -ate of IHoauy.
i Hi rigor ta th mthaU
th aj.prlitt, caua
futxl. tnall th to-
mwrh m ihrsf it.purin iii iiiuml, av a pooJ, mamd.
Mrll'I'H n.MjV.ri"M, traUicn:r ihr y.,.7 nny. jrmm
fp. ,uf.,-: it Ileum Ui lh rA'cla. and chany the poiiaaf
iri.m i ti'rt-iii'M''liJ. emaciated, weak, and narooetm
I,.. ..... tu it iH-jiich sii-vl, and rifoiuu peraoe.
VVrak and Delicate Children are
mittlr kii-uh by uoiuic tlc Hlttera or
1 onir. In larl, they are ynnilly Wledl-etiii-a.
'I her rati be mlmlnlxlerod with,
pcrlert .airly to a child three month,
olil, i lie iiaoni delU-ale iciuale, or amas
. Tkex Ifmedi't art the Urtt
Blood Furl Here
tvtr known, and wilt enr nil UUeatet reeultitig from
bad Mood K'tp yonrmmmrmm blood pure ; keep yoiar
Liter in orrfrr ; t.r'p f4 your digettir organ
ia a touiut. htulihi HJ p-tiidHion, bg tha a
a tk'f i tmr-l.ct mmimMmmmmmmiand no eUtean anil
ecer i ti" '' " The om. nieu in Uie country recommend
th'm. If y.irra of honest reputation go or anything
yum mutt fVy three preparation.
FROit HON. GEO. W. WOODWARD,
Chief Juatlc of th. Aoprem. Court of Pennaylvanla
1'nuDliraii, Uarck 14, 18.7.
1 find " Hoi.fianJ?! German HitUr " x not an vmml
irntitig bevrroge, but i a good tonic uteful in diaaadiia
oj the digestirt organ, and of gnat benefit in en of
debility and Irani of nareou actum, in th tyttcm.
UtO. ir. WOODWARD.
FliOM UON. JAMES THOMPSON,
of ih Sui-rome Curt of Pennaylvanla.
l'aiLDELraia. April 2S, laea.
Icaaielder TV. " IIool
Cieriataii lilt Af' tar. " a
medicine iataaa X" 1 '' of attai
1 udltre.lioiieaaVaai T ior 1F
le-e.llolieaeaaai ' ior uyapapaia.
1 can certify ilil.lroiu nay axyerl.ue or
It. Ta ours, with re.pect,
FROM REV. JOSEPH H. KEXNARO, D. IX,
aator of th. Tenth BapHat Church, Fhilaaerphla,
tla. Jicuol-Una Bia: J han bten freoutntim
mueated ta tonntct my nam with rtcommcnaaUan of
dijftrtmt kino f medicine, bat regarding th fraawa
aa aaaf of my ai oremriat ephert, I ha in ail matt d-
atimed .- but muh a dear proof in aariau i
eiai .- but ant a cUar proof ta aurima
particularly in my u-n family, of th ui'Jul
3iMOmA'm a Hitler. I droaH far one
iiaaaa of Dr.
mrrnt, to ex pi tit my J all conwicuon thai tor r'
l.HUy of lbs avatoia and aapaolaUj tor Livl
unt, it la aavaaaw aaa i fa and veluabla
Com plain t.
.A; but usually,
doubt not, a unll
tho mho trnfar
b wv Mat acii
arawa th atom cause.
your, very rpttfuBy,
J. U. XiXXd&D,
Eighth, below CoaUt trL
jyaerlaeaTa Cemyin Remedies are taunterfrited. TU
.... haw th signatur of C. HI. Jackson on
lh front of thtoutsid uwavper of tat boOU, and lh
nam of th urtid bwum ua nn eouis.
Mi other or
Price or Ua Bitters, 91 OO per bottle
Or, a laaH doarta for S OO.
frlee or ne Tanla, fl SO per bottle
Or, a aalf atoseii ror 1 AO.
The toots la pat up la quart bolUse.
it 4 Dr. MoafianeT Herman Mtnro
wersaUu need and OO highly
leal; awadawtaaBMaaaaaav allow ti
allow th Arrugsrina
to induct you to tah li . anyuiy
una else thai
aaay toy i jum a M
makes o Urra'rprofiimmmnmmnmr en u. Th Meme
dut milt or nt by tespr to any tooaltiy aaea ajytao.
say is just as l jogoon,
aUxrgirpnfUmmummmnr on at.
AI THE aEBMABr ItEDICINTE STORK.
Km til ASCII STREET, PkitaiUlphm.
CHAS. M. EVAHS,
Wormrlr 0. It JACKSOK CO.
Xnes Usmedlee we for sal fy Jirngr
arista, Storokeepera, and Medicine Deal,
Do not forget to aaaaics me a Lh urau yon uwy,
Order to get th genuine.
: MARCH 24.
a. McGregor, editor.
Fifteenth Constitutional Amendment.
A Kubscriber aska ua to state the
number of States, and to de-Ay-Hate
them, that will be likely to ratily the
Fifteenth Constitutional Negro Suff
rage Amendment, and what Bttttes
w ill vote against it, and how many
elect new L.egislatures before they
act upon it.
Under the Constitution, the assent
of the Legislatures of three-fourtha
of the States are required to adopt an
amendment. There are thirty-seven
States In the Union, including the
States of Virginia, Mississippi and
Texas, which were utterly disfran
chised at the Presidential election.
Of this number twenty-eight are nec
essary to constitue the three-iourths.
The rejection of the amendment by
ten States will defeat it.
Tho following States have now leg
islatures that are democratic : Ohio,
New Jersey, Oregon, California, Ken
tucky, Delaware, Maryland and
Georgia. To these we may add the
three States disfranchised, wn have
no Legislature to act upon it. This
makes eleven States, more tban
enough to defeat it. But there are
other States who will probably not
adopt it. Among the rest is ludhtna.
where the question, to a certain ex
tent, will be involved in the special
elections to be beid in a few days.
The Democratic members have re
signed, and constitutionally broken
up the Legislature, in order to pre
vent the fraud of its adoption by the
old Legislature. The democratic
legislature of Ohio will not act upon
it. but will very properly refer it to
the people at the next ejection, bucn,
we presume, win oe me courso 01
other Democratic Legislatures. There
are so mmy contingencies in the mat
ter that, at present, the result is au in
the futnre. Nearly all the States elect
new Legislatures, but how many of
them will be allowed to act on tna
amendment it is impossible to say.
We do not believe that it will become
a part of tho Constitution ; certainly
not. if our friends in the States act
with vigor and determination in op
position. They can carry the coming
The Public Credit Bill.
The SenAto cut off all the multiplied
amendments upon tha public credit
strengthener of General Schenck, and
have lopped and excised it down to
Mr. Edmunds's old declaration that
everything we owe ought to be due in
gold, no matter whether we ever pay
a red for it or not. The second aec
tion, relative to the prescription of
gold contracts, was rejected, and its
deTeat was largely owing to the very
direct and conclusive argument made
against it by the new Delaware Sena
tor, Mr. Bayard. This gentleman
surprised some by his early utterance.
but it was at once evident that not his
father in his prime exceeded the son
now in his. Mr. Bayard's arguments,
subsequently adopted by Messrs. Sum
ner and Stewart, killed the section,
thus saving an inconceivable amount
of future litigation, sure to have aris
en had it been retained.
Peace Wanted in Virginia.
The President is likely to have to
take sides, one way or another, on the
Virginia Radical Biot question. The
negroes and the scalawags, under
Hunnicut and others, have banded
against Governor "Wells, and carpet
baggers and mulattoej generally have
gone in for Wells without limitation.
Wells, too, is in, and as he is using the
nine points of the law with effect the
row is inconceivable. The peace has
been broken by both sides, and each
side has appealed to General Stone-
man, and through him to the admin
istration for recognition. These divi
sions refusing to coalesce will give
much trouble to the political mag
nates here. It Is reported that Wil
son has gone down to Petersburg to
exude oil on the troubled waters.
The Fifteenth Amendment and the
Duty of Legislatures.
"When the question of ratifying
the proposed Fifteenth Amendment
came beiore tne Illinois legislature.
Judge Woodson, a Radical member
offered a resolution to submit tne
matter to the people to be decided by
them at the next annual election in
November. In support of his mo
tion. Judge Woodson remarked that
in times past the people of Illinois
had distinctly repudiated negro suff-
: rage, and were not now known to be
in its favor; and to refuse to consult
them on the subject would betray a
want of confidence in them out of
character with the professions of the
party. The resolution of Judge Wood
son was voted down, and the amend
ment ratified. "
Comment upon this high-handed
tyrannical course Is unnecessary.. It
is only another straw in the history
of this Radical power. It is the old
Federal party improved the party of
money of bayonets and corruption
And yet it shriek9 for freedom ne
New System of Telegraphing.
The Pettric of Paris, of the.lOth ult:,
contains the following communica
This morning the Emperor Napo
leon III. consented, in the Tuileries,
to examine the new system of tele
graphy invented by the late Mr. Bon
1 elli, witnessing some practical and
complete experiments, tiis majesty
declared himself satisfied in every
DOint with the Drocess and invited the
operator to return at . noon, in order
that the .km Dress might be present.
me advantages consist in tne periect,
and authentic exactness of the mess
ages transmitted, and the Importance
or which la too apparent to require
comment. Furthermore, this system
allows the transmission of three mes-
I sages in the same space ot time that
is occupied by one in tne- oruinary
manner In usq at nresent.
ills ma esty considers tne aavann
ges of this new system so important
that he authorized Count de Vougy,
general director of telegraphs, to offer
the operator every raciuty necessary
to render the use os his apparatus
It la now admitted that when Grant
stepped into the White House "he
put his foot In it."
GRANT'B reticence has ceasea to
talked about; u is uia wauvu
which excites remark, . . -
New System of Telegraphing. Poetry.
(From the Crawford County Forum.)
CAPTAIN GRANT OF THE MULE
I'm Captain Grant, of the Mule Brigade,
A tanner of hides I was by trade,
Till at West Point m cadet I was made,
To cut a swell in the army.
I rode wilh a monkey round the ring,
Round the Ring,
Rocnd the Ring
I rode with a monkey round the ring
Before I went to the army.
Spoken. One day when the monkey, the
mule and myself, were out on farlow, 'we
all three got drunk, and cut a swell in a New
York china shop. There being no one to
introduce ua, the store keeper took offence.
and had a court martial called, which wrote
me a letter, in a neat envelop, thus:
Dear Captain Grant, of the Mule Brigade,
Return at once to the tanner s trade:
You are not fit, the court is afraid,
To cut a swell in the army!
Tben off my shoulders came my f traps,
My battons all fell from my naps,
1 began to think myselt perhaps
I wasn't cut out for the army!
I next hauled wood crowbaits I drove,
Crowbaits I drove
Crow baits I drove
Which very clearly seemed to prove
I wasn't cut out for the armyl
Spoken. Then, thank the gods, John
Brown's war for the Union broke out: and
Honest Abraham wanted soldiers. Riffraff
was at a premium. Decayed tapsters and
serving men, thieves, 'gamblers, bankrupts,
loafers, confidence men, convicts, lunatics.
niggers, and cashiered cadets were all in de
mand as officers. This made an opening for
the subscriber, and once more I w a
Captain Grant of the Mule Brigade.
But crowbaits wouldn't sell or trade!
So of their skins top-boots I made
To cut a swell in the army!
Then to old Jesse Grant I wrote,
A very polite and touching note:
''Please send thy son a soldier's coat
To cut a swell in the armyt"
That coat old Jesse could not see,
Could not see,
Could not see
And I thought for awhile 'twist you and me
-Id lose my poslsa U) the army.
Spoken. But the "Society for Relief of
Orphan Children," combined with the
"Young Men's Christian Association," and
bought me a slop shop coat with bright
shoulder straps and shining buttons; and
then no thank a to my paternal ancestor,
could sing again
I'm Captain Grant, of the Mule Brigade;
This soldier's coat is ready made;
I've killed my crowbaits, quit my trade,
To cut a swell in the army!
Spoken. And when the war was oven
when the life of the nation was saved: when
all the money that the people tad earned
from the foundation of the Government was
stolen or squandeied; a first mortgage to the
bondholder on all their property for more
than it is worth; one half the proceeds
their labor assigned to sharpers for a thous
and years to come; one million of our brav
est and best buried in trenches; five hundred
thousand widows, and a million orphans,
bereaved and destitute: 'llinira," the new
Lame for banditti, ruling every where. Rings
stealing in the name of whisky; Rings steal
in,; in the name of ir a, Rings stealing
the name of copper, mock railroads built
the Pacific to make Rings rich; two-thirds'
of both branches of Congress selling laws.
at an established scale of prices, varying
with the value of the enactment to the pur
chasers; Death, Debt, Despotism! the
"National" Trinity! the Black Republican
Godhead! ruling and ruining all but the
Rings, who is so fit for President, as
Captain Grant of the Mule Brigade, ..
Whose boots of crowbait skins were made,
Whose coat was bought in the slop shop trade
- mm cutting a swell in the armyr
Ah! who so fit as the DUtcher bold,
Who murdered his men in blood so cold
A hundred thousand, if all were told!
To cnt a swell in the army?
' About whose pillow throng at night,
Gather at night!
Hover at night!
The ghosts of thousands slaughtered Id fight,
That be might strut in the army!
BUCYRUS, O. March 1869. W. H.
Is Liberty One of the Lost Arts.
In a recent talk with a member of Con
gress, who was full of pomposity, wind
ignorance, to say nothing vt a profession
insolence, he made the remark; ' 'Why
this is now the first .free country, and
only free country, that ever existed." Judge
of the vacuity of his countenance when
replied, that it is a very grave question,
mong men o f learning and intelligence,
whether liberty may not be reckoned among
the lost arts. We then related to him sub
stantially the following facts which giro
painful edge to such doubts. All the'ancient
governments weie free States or Republics.
Tho ancient Archia was a confederacy
free States, similar to that of modern Switz
erland, and to our own before the election
of Lincoln, The government of all the
cient commonwealths of Italy were repub
lics, long before Rome was built, and
free most of the time, even to
usurnation .of Coesar. . Ancient Lycia
a Republic or a confederacy of free towns,
Ancient Sparta was really a Republic, though
it had a King. Their king was only a pend
ent for there was a Senate and an Assembly
elected by the people, tha voice of the latter
being necessary tu tne estaDiijumeni oi
law. Athens was a tree republic, a thous
and times more so than this country now
So was Lacedemon. So was Carthage
hundred years before the Christian r-ra.
So was ancient Venice, which for twelve
hundred rears enjoyed freedom, without
sinele revolution. Thebes was a tree repuD.
lie as long aro as the time of Pelopidos
Epaminondos. The ancient Gauls down
Pharroond'b time. A. G. itH, lived under
republic, though call a kingdom, AU
affairs were managed by an Assembly
the people which set up and dethroned
kings at pleasure. - The same was true
the most ancient government ot France;
of all the Gothic siates. The ancient Swedes,
Danes, and puople of Norway never
any but fiea governments. The most
cient icovernment of Spam was a republic
It was such, indeed, under the Yisgotha
more than three hundred years, down to
700. The most ancient government of
tugal was a free republic - The same
be said of ancient Poland, Germany'
gary, Bohemia, Scotland, and England.
Thus, in all countries, republics, or free
ernments, were before despotisms, and
were much more durable, and less
with revolutions, than the depotiams
succeeded them. Among the many inven
tions wrought out by the wickedness of
was despotism. Free government was
pristine state, or paradise, ot nations.
pot ism was everywhere the result of
fall. Not one of these ancient nations
Was not freer than America is to-day.
one! The art of freedam was better
stood, and better practised, a thousand
before the Christian ira, than it is now,
most two thousand years afterwards.
tions, like Adam, have fallen, Ve
tumbling pretty badly Just now. But
are so infatuated with our delusions that
do not perceive our nakedness, as
Adam did, when he made his misstep.
shout and brag about liberty, even
throwing the chains of depotism over
free institutions. Carlyle has called us
nation of boasters." But. alusl even
impudence, vast and seemingly pnftthoma
ble as it is. will pretty soon give up
. ... - , ' s ,i:ti.r
oe liMno.i.m'm.hich is crawline around us.
I I or Bimmn rimes WO lUtuietuutiuKij di&?
Khe throat, and cut its guuet irom ear
WASHINGTON, March 16.
Discussion on tu tenobb of-ofpics box.
The bill to repeal the Tenure -of -office act
was then taken up. The Secretary read the
bill with the amendment reported by the
Judiciary Committee yesterday, striking out
the word "repealed" and inserting instead
"suspended until the next session of Con
gress."' Mr. Tbcmbcij. briefly reviewed the prac
tice and legislation in regard to appointments
to and removal from office in the past, and
said that, while the Judiciary Committee
were satisfied that the present administration
ought to be relieved from the embarrass
ment caused by the Tenure -of -Office act,
yet they thought that a regard for consisten
cy and for the principle underlying the bill
required that it should not be abolished, but
only suspended. -
Mr. Tkitkua (Dem , Ohio) said that in
the Judiciary Committee he had not voted
to amend In any way the bill of the House
to repeal the act, because he believed that it
ought to be repealed. Either the Constitu
tion vested ut the rresiaent an unlimited
and unqualified power f removal from of
fice, or it made the concurrence of the Sen
ate necessary. If the constitutional power
of the President to remove from .office was
absolute, Congress had, of course, no rieht
to restrict It; and if, on the other hand, ac
cording to the theory of the Tenure-af -Office
act the Constitution provided that the joint
action of the President and the Benata should
be necessary in order to remove them, Con
gress had no right to evade that provision
by suspending the law. j he proposal to
suspend the law implied a theory of the con.
Btitution, which was wholly untenable. If
the Tenure-of -Office act was a good and
constitutional law, to suspend it would be to
disregard the comstitution, and the people
would naturally ooWe to the conclusion that
Contrress interprets the constitution to mean
one thing when one man is President, and
another thing when another man is Presi
dent. Mr. Morton (Bad., Ind.1 made an
argument in lavor of the uncondition
al repeal of the act. The language of
the amendment reported ny tne J udi-
ciary Committee was the language of
distrust. It proposed to put the Pres
ident on probation until the next ses
sion of Congress, saying to him, if
your conduct during the interval does
not pieasp us, tne law wm uieu go a-
gain into full force. In his opinion
the country nad gainea uotning by
the law. even during the administra
tion of President Jobnson,and the lie-
nublican nartv had gained nothing bv
Ft. He then proceeded to discuss the
operation of the law as it stands, and
to show that instead ot pumying the
public service it actually served to
keen corrupt men in omce under it. lie
(Morton) had talked a short time since
upon this subject witn commissioner
Rollins, who had told Mm that in the
Internal Revenue service a great
many officers were left undisturbed
for want of tangible proof of their
wrong doing, while the moral evi
dence ot it was most convincing,
Mr. Yat8 (Had., ill.) expressed
the opinion that the law ought im
mediately to be repealed, xie ( y ates;
if he were to consult his personal In
clinations would rather fight against
an administration at any time than
support it. But he was nevertheless
determined to give to the present) ad
ministration nits hearty support until
he should see some good reason to
Mr. Fessenpest (Bad., Me.) said
that he would vote for the repeal
tne law. lie would not ao so, now.
ever, upon the ground that the vote
otherwise would exhibit a dlstiust in
the President, but because he had op
posed the law from the first and had
foreseen and foretold that its opera
tions would do more evil than good.
He did not mean to lecture! the Senate,
but be thought it was not necessary
or in good taste to be continually slav
ering tne rreaident witn praise and
talking about his battles and victors
ies. He would vote for the repeal of
this law only because it was a bad
one, and not with regard to its effect
upon any person or persons. :
Mr. Howard (liaa.. jjucn.) protest
ed against the imputation of the Sen
ator from Indiana (Mr. Morton), that
to vote against the repeal of the. sus
pension of this law would indicate a
want or conndence in tne president.
The imputation was without founda
tion and entirely gratuitous. The law
itself, be thought, an excellent one,
and his chief object in voting for it an
excellent one, aud his chief object in
voting for It had not been to restrain
Andrew Johnson, but to put upon the
statute-book a salutary, enactment.
necessary in his Judzmeflt to he Exe
cutive as well as to the people. Hq
one could have a higher sense than
be of the patriotism and briilancy ot
General Grant's military career, and
be trusted that his civu career would
be admirable; he exspected it would
be so. as be intended to give nis sup
port to every acts and suggestion of
the President that he could approve;
hut he would not be swerved from the
line of his duty a& a legislator by re
gard for President Grant or any other
human being. He had never learned
and never would learn
To crook the pregnant hinges of the knee
That thrift may follow lawnin." :
Mr. Howard was. willing, for the
sake of being in harmony with his
brother Senators, to vote to suspend
the law for a certain time, but he felt
that in doing so he did a great deal,
and he would not, under any circum
stances, agree to its repeal.
Mr. Edmunds (Had., vt.) tnougnt
that a disinterested spectator, if there
were any such, would have some cu
riosity to know the occasion oi this
attempt to strike off the statute book
a law for which some of the wisest
and purest of the fathers of the coon
try had struggled, and tor tne want
of which Executive patronaga had
more man once oy uirecb interven
tion been used to control and coerce
the will of the people. The support
ers ol the attempt to repeal this law
were of two classes, t ne Democratic
party in the Senate advocated it in a
solid body; some oi mem proDaniy
on principle, but others, no doubt, in
tne nope no aouDi Dy - repealing ine
law the Republican party would put
Itself in the wrong, aud would stand
before the Deople of the country and
the world as a party which had re
sorted to a mean and unconstitutional
contrivance against an executive that
it did not like, and which now make
haste to abandon that contrivance in
favor of an executive that it did like.
Acting with the Democratic party
were some of the most able and emi
nent members of the Republican
oartv. who. however, acted in this
caBe as ii ours were a government of
men instead oca govern ment or raws.
There being this strong combination
for the repeal of the law, it was worth
while for senators seriously to con
sider what it was they were asked to
do. He would remind them that nls
tory was not S) lent upon this question.
It was the old contest of one man
power against the power of the peo
ple as represeuusu uy weir u wu sguata.
The Question bad been mooted in the
Senate of the first Cod gress of the
United States, wherefcthe advocates
a strong Executive quarreled with
the Constitution as it was, because
did not eive them a strong enougn
government; because the Executive
was not near enough in power to
kino. The debates in that first sessr
ion of the Senate were not public, but
there had been handed down to
the notes of one of the Senators, taken
upon the spot, a portion of which he
would read ironi manuscript, a loner
and interesting account of the debate,
showing, in conclusion, that it was
only by tne castiug vote of the Presi
dent of the Senate, John Adams, that
tne advocetes oi a strong .Executive
triumphed. He then went on to say
that the question was too 'great to be
determined witn reference to tne per
sonal character or any single presi
dent or Vice President, a question not
meeely for to day or to morrow, but
lor tne future, when we should nave,
perhaps, one hundred States and one
nundrea minions or people, tie
thought that in this view the Senate
ought carefully to consider whether it
could wisely divest itself ot a power
which all except the Democrats con
fessed belonged to it under the Con
stitution, or might properly be con-
lerred upon It by law. Was there no
danger that we should have another
jonuson y iiact the minenium really
come because the people had Inst suc-
ceeaea in electing an nonesc iresi
dent and Vice President ? lie feared
not. There would be a country left
after General Grant and Mr. Colfax
should have passed away. There
wonld be contentions of parties and
factions as heretofore. The army of
postmasters, collectors and assessors
would still attend the primary meet
ings (laughter), and there would be
the same danger that had always ex
isted of Executive patronage, when
left to the Executive alona Would
it not be a temptation in some closely
contested elections ror the executive
in office to refuse to surrender the
reigns of government, and to keep
control oi mem Dy mis means r
Mr. Yates inquired whether all
these considerations had not been fa
miliar to the statesmen of the past,
from the days of President Washing
ton aown to the days or president
3eed toSS d agreed in tba
,a"?ea f1 n(1 .ge5?ln. V1 e
Mr. Edmunds would not undertake
to say whether the statesmen of the
past had been familiar with these
considerations, but again appealed to
the opinion of Senator Yates, one of
tne Judges in the impeachment trial
(laughter), to show that the Constitu
tion did not confer any such power
upon the President The Senator
from Illinois seemed to forget that a
free government could be sustained
only by having wise laws, continuous
in their operation, and whioh, altho'
they may not be needed for good
men, are always ready for bad men.
Every law arises out of a necessity to
remedy some abuse or to guard against
a tnreatened abuse, rnere bad been
no complaint on the subject until the
Raminwtration ot JQhn umncy Ad
ams, but on the 4th of May. 1826.
Mr. iienton, from a select committee
to which had been referred a propo
sition to Inquire into the expediency
or reducing tne executive power,
made a report. -. -
Mr. Ldmunds was about to read the
report, when Mr. Davis, Dem. Ky.
asked how many removals from of
fice had been made by John Quincy
Adams? r- . -v
Mr. Edmunds confessed that he did
Mr. Davis I had it from Mr. Ad
ams himself that he made only two
removals, and they were for cause.
mr. urimes suggested that there
had been complaints of the abuse of
Lxecutive power in Jefferson's time.
Mr, Davis inquired whether Mr.
fi"""1" if--"V -J-"vm
nu iiaaain in u j-w u ff ir i anrianri ar
Mr. Edmunds again confessed bis
Mr, Davis said there were only
Air. .Edmunds was pleased that
there was one gentleman in the Sen-
who had been identified with the
Government, and was familiar with
the details of its hlstorv from the
days of Washington down. Laug li
Mr. Davis suggested that tho Sena
tor from Vermont would' do well to
make himself more familiar with
that history before going so much
into Its details.
Mr. Edmunds thought it nnnecssa-
ry for him to do so, as the Senate was
bound to keep a Judicial notice of the
history of the Government from the
earliest day, as embodied in the per
son of the distinguished Senator from
Kentucky. ".Laughter. I
Mr. Davis i will give you more
of it by and by.
Adjournment. Mr. Drake, seeing
no prospect or reaching a vote to qay,
muvctt go into executive session,
which the Senate did at 4 o'clock,
and soon alter adjourned.
The Missouri Valley
finished to Kansas City.
The St. Joseph papers sav that
Kansas City, counting dogs and rats.
uoes uot contain over ib.uw popuia.
uon, tnougn it claims 3L000.
There is a widow in Nashville.
Tennessee, 111 years old, who enjoys
the pensions of three husbands,
of whom served in the Revolutionary
war. Aier name is Dinan vies, une
has fonr hundred descendants.
In 1848 a gentleman who was about
to leave Worcester, Mass., wanted
sell his farm in the south part of the
city. He was offererd $7,200. but de
manded $7,500. It was left with agents
for sale, and they nave lately remitted
to mm iou.ouu, and nave one.tM.ir
the farm still on hand.
A man in Newport, N. II- has
good collection of hens. They laid
1,685 dozen of eggs during 1868,
which 1612 were sold for $355 26.
Value of the fowls sold. 110: expense
or keeping, $125; clear profit, $240
The fowls are of the white Leghorn
breed, some mixed with Bolton Grays
and ban tarns, and number about
hundred and fifty. -
The body of an unknown man, sup
posed to be a Jew, was found yester
day at Spring Valley, New York,
horribly mutilated. He was clothed
in a woman's chemise and gaiters,
and a hat that did not fit. The gar
ments were undoubtedly put on him
In accordance with a recent act
Congress, orders have been issued con
solidating the infantry arm of the
my into twenty five regiments,
no new enlistments will be made
the number of men is reduced
the maximum required for this num
ber of organization.
A Denver dispatch says that
Craig, just from Fort Lyon, reports,
on the authority of Major Ames,
Fort Lyon, that Gen. Custer was
tared about eight days ago, whle
a scouting expedition. No particu
lars, nor does the dispatch say
whom Custer was captured.
Advertising is said to be "the
ten tion of your shop front in the news-
A livery stable keeper In New York
calls his establishment the "Hetel
TTOrsa.1' ' ...
wagproposesto publish a
paper to be called the Comet,' with
original tare every weeK.
Learn to wait hope's slow fruition;
Faint not, though the way seem long;
There is Joy in each condition,
Hearts, through suffering, may
Constant sunshine, howe'er welcome,
If e'er would ripen fruit or flower;
Giant oaks owe half their greatness
To the scathing tempest's power.
Thus a soul, untouched by sorrottf.
Aims not at a higher state;
Joys seek not a brighter morrow,
Only sad hearts learn to wait.
Human strength and human greatness
bprlng not from life s sunny side;
Heroes must be more than driftwood
Floating on a wavcless tide.
(From the New York World.)
A DETECTIVE DIFFICULTY.
A Quarrel over the Spoils—Rumored
Resignation of Captain Young—
History of the New Windsor
For some timo past a difficulty has
existed between Captain John J
Young, of the Detective force, and
Detective James Irvine, of hia com
mand, to settle which the action of
the Police Commissioners has been in
voked, and has finally culminated in
the anticipated resignation of Captain
The readers of The World will
doubtless romember that on the night
of the 23d of January last, a party of
ourgiars forced an entrance into the
New Windsor Bant, of New ' Wind
sor, Carroll county, Md., and rifled
tne DanK vaults Qf their contents, eon.
FIvfi-twpntv 'linnor, hnnrla TTni
Pacific and Central Pacific Railroad
bonds, Maryland State, and Washing
ton county, Maryland bonds, and
other railroad securities, together
with $9,000 in greenbacks. With this
booty the burglars escaped unmoles
ted, and no trace of their whereabouts
could be at that time obtained. The
bank officials at once telegraphed to
Messrs. Smith, Piereon and West, de
tectives, of Baltimore, in whose hands
the case was placed to be worked up.
Circulars describing the stolen bonds
were printed, and siu.uou reward or-
iered ior tneir recovery. Detective
Pi ATi-t TH Ifl by, aba win eTkAl 1 a wm nr.1 et
Pierson, of Baltimore, placed himself
in communication with Capt. Young,
who promised to give him all the aid
in his power, the Targe reward offered
being an additional incentive to enlist
his beet services. lu this condition
the matter rested for several weeks.
until one day a reputable broker, do
ing Dusmess in isroaa street, called
UDon CaDtain Young and informed
that official that a man an entire
strangev to him. who was subsequent
ly ascertained to be James Mctuade,
h id called upon him at his office, and
offered for sale a quantity of bonds at
a rate so much below the market val
qe that be immediately became sus
picious that they nad not been Hon
estly obtained, . A. conference was
thereupon nad witn superintendent
.Kennedy, who determined, with the
assistance of Capt. Young, to estab
lish a broker's office for the especial
purpose of negotiating the bonds
which Uie omciais nad become con
vinced were the Droceeds of some
, r, . Oaot. Youna hired two
aa i a - - a a
offices on one of the upper floors of a
offices on one of the upper floors of a
building in the lower part or Broad
way. These offices adjoined each
other, and were only divided by a
thin wooden partition, in the upper
portion of which were two windows
furnished with panes of ground glass.
so that although nothing that trans
pired in one office could be seen in
tne otner, yet ail tne conversation
could be distinctly heard. When all
nad been arranged, and tne omce had
been opened for business, the gentle
man wno bad placed the police in pos
session of the first clue to the matter
was instructed that if McQuade called
on him again, to decline to have anv
thing to do with the bonds, but to re.
fer him tq the bogus broker, who had
been employed and put In possession
of the Broadway office, as one who
would probably purcnase them u ne
could get them cheap enough. Mc-
iuade, who soon called upon the
Broad street broker, swallowed the
bait, and one afternoon he paid a call
to the office of the bogus broker, who.
true to his instructions; at once gave
jsicyuaae to understand mat ne sur-
Tenjtolen or he
vvuuiu nui uvo hiucu uiui mm
proposition for their sale. McQuade
beat about the bush, and inquired
What certain bonds were worth, and
so forth. The bogus broker declined
l 10 have anything to do with the pur
cnase unless ne could see tne securi
ties, whereupon McQuade Btated that
he had none in his possession, but he
Knew wnere a large amount or tne
bonds Were, and if he could find
customer for them, he could obtain
possession of them. McQuade lert the
office, however, before any conclusion
nad been arrived at, but promised to
call again. A day or two after, Mc
Quade called again. - At this inter
view ne produced . full list of the
bonds which he desired to sell, and
aiioweo, a copy e tnia nat to oe maoe
by the bogus broker. Finally,- a bar
gain was made, and the next day was
appointed for the delivery of the
bonds, the purchaser promising to
pay ior wem witn a certtoed cneck
on a : city bank. Thia McQuade per
emptorily declined to accept, insisting
upon navlng tne purchase money tor
the bonds in greenbacks, and nothing
else. A positive appointment was
then made for 11 o'clock on the foi
lowing day, when the cash would
in readiness ior the Qonqa. 4143 tact
that the negotiacion had progressed
so far favorably was communicated to
Superintendent .Kennedy, who there
upon supplied tne broker with a nuge
pile of counterfeit and bogus bank
notes, with which be was to still fur
ther hoodwink McQuade. During ail
this time a period of three weeks
Capt. Young nad not called to his as
sistance any of his skillful detectives,
but had been working alone, under
direction of the superintendent. Aa
(be crisis was approaching it was neo
essary for him to have some one aid
in securing the holders of the bonds
when tney called at the omce. On
the morning of the eventful day, he
called Detective Irving into hia ofilee,
and told him he was about to make
an arreat, and wanted his aid, and
the same time promised to give mm
$10Q whether successful or not. To
this proposition Irving acceded, and
tney both started down town, ua
the way down to the office they met
Isaac Ndsall, an ex -policeman, who
was also taken with the officers to as
sist in making the arrest. On ' arri
ving at the premises, Captain Young,
Irving and Edsali esconced them
selves in the office adjoining the one
occupied by the broker, in such a po
sition that they could hear all that
was said in the adjoining room.
Punctual to the appointment Mc
Quade arrived jit the office, accompa
nied by one James Weaver. Unsus
pectingly they waed into the trap
which had been laid for them, and
which was then baited by the pile
counterfeit money, whteji had been
1 placet in wie or me compartments
1 01 tne oesK ana uie door or tne com
1 riartment left ooen aa thouo-h bv acci
I" .i now.uTcia.mH "
ver produced the bonds, which were
compared witn tqe is anq iounq cor-
rect. A signal which had been agreed
upon previously was tnen given, ana
the officers went to the door of the of
I flee, and, on attempting to enter,
i found it locked from the inside. In
this dilemma, Irving rushed back
into the room which they had just
vacated, and, forcing open one of the
windows, sprang through it into the
room, alighting on a lounge. He was
confronted by Weaver and McQuade,
wno covered mm witn their pistols.
Before they could fire he had erasned
one of the ruffians by the arm, and at
the same moment Capt. Young, who.
by projecting nls nuge form agamsi
the frail door, had forced it open, en
tered the room, pistol in hand, and
ordered the men to lower their weap
ons. Finding themselves flanked.
they obeyed, and were secured. In
their possession were found bonds to
the amount of $99,000. which were
seized by Capt. Young, and, together
witn me prisoners, taken to police
headquarters. Here the bonds were
identified as a portion of those stolen
from the Nw Windsor Bank. The
prisoners were kept in close confine
men until a requisition was obtained
from Governor Swan, of Maryland,
ior tneir rendition, wnen tney were
taken to Carroll county for trial. The
bonds were turned 'over to the
bank officers, and in. return therefor
they paid into the hands of Captain
xoung f is, ooo, as a reward for the re
co very of their property. Captain
xoung tnereupon ottered Detective
xrving oua as a reward for bis servi
ces in the affair, but this amount the
detective refused to take, demanding
one third of the whole amount as his
share of the reward. Capt. Young
peremptorily refused to accede to this
demand, and claimed that having
agreed to give Irving 1100 tor His ser
vices, he was doing tho handsome by
offering him five times that amount.
Irving alleges as the ground for his
demand, that Young promised after
tne arrest was made, that he (Irving)
should - "ttand in" (have an equal
share) with the Captain In the reward,
Duttnis xoung positively denies, but
admits that he promised if they suc
ceeded in recovering the rest of the
bonds, IrviBg should '-rake" with
him in the reward. The - missing
bonds were snhaeauentlv 'recovered
by the. Baltimore detectives, and In
this reward Young had no share.- In
is Known that Young paid $3,500 to
the man who personated the broker
for his services, $500 to Esdall for bis
assistance, $50 to each of the doormen
taJOiOttaUttfCa TfcVV W VtatvU W VUV UVU1U1CU
at police headquarters for their care 1
- - . . I
of the prisoners while confined there.
and these sums, it la alleged, were
paid out with the full knowledge and
consent of Superintendent Kennedy.
Besides these, tne expenses or omce
hire, Ac, were paid by Capt. Young
out of the reward. Irving persisted
in his demand, . and threatened to
bring the matter before tho commis
sioners, and Capt. Young stated that
sooner than relinquish the money he
bad received, ne would resign ms po
sition. Mutual friends stepped In to
arrange the matter amicably, but they
failed, aa neither party would recede
from nis original position. Finally
Irving brought the subject before the
lioard ror tneir consideration, and at
a recent meeting a resolution wva pas
sed, ordering Capt. Young to account
for or pay in to the Board all sums of
money received by him as rewords
since January 1, 1869. On being serv
ed with- a - copy of this resolution,
Capt, Young, it Is stated, made out
his resignation in due form, and will
present it to the Board of Police to
day for their action. i.
(From the Lexington (Ky.) Observer and Reporter.)
An Act of Heroism in the Presence of
At the battle of New Hope Church;
fought late in May, 1864, an iucident
occurred that attracted the attention
and Aliclted the praise of two gallant
armies. This incident is rather ob
scurely hinted at, in an otherwise ad
mirable notice of the late Col. Wm.
11. Martin, of the Confederate army,
which appeared recently.
in tne battle reterred to. the f eder
als along one portion oi the line had
met with a disastrous repulse. The
ground as is always the case in pine
forests was covered with fallen
leaves. : These had been set on fire
during the action, and the repulse of
the f ederals navlng uesn sudden and
decisive, they necessarily left their
wounded, who lay thick in all por
tions of the woods, exposed to a more
terrible ordeal than that of battle
merely. They , were about to die in
4-Ka -flatmaa cirKAn afVvT .f ? Inb-ltim
the lead, mmself, ordered his men
from thuit iQrti tlciitlons. wnen with
switches thev whlDned out the fire.
At the time thev left their nosltion. a
heavy firing from the restored Feder
al line was going on, but of course
this ceased so soon as it became mani
fest that the Confederates Were enga
ged in a work of - humanity to their
fallen enemies. -.
As we have stated, this act noon
the part of CoL Martin was for awhile
tne common topic or conversation in
two great armies, and there are very
many who will remember it distinct
ly. One who knew all things deep
and true, and sad and strange in hu
man lire, nas said . mat tne word
-'Honor" is made a lying slave on
many a tomb, while it is often dumb
over the resting place of "honored
bones indeed." That it may not be
thus with Col. Martin, whose un
known grave is in the sands of a far,
foreign river, we seek, in simple jus
tice to his memory, to recall a gentle
and knightly incident of nls lite.
which gleamed out like- a star from
the deep murk and gloom of a san
How the Vice President Managed to
get a Double Pass.
Mack, of the Cincinnati Enquirer,
writing from Washington, tells this
I heard a good and true story about
the Hon. Schnyler, which so well il
lustrates the man, and so faithfully,
perhaps, the new Vice President, that
I cannot withhold it from the reading
public. Mr. Prescott Smith, Super
intendent or the railroad between
Washington and New York, received
during the holidays, a long letter
from Schuyler-rathree whole pages
congratulating him on the manage
ment and success of the road, and
even praising the rolling stock as the
best of its kind. Mr. Smith was be
ginning to feel very good over such a
distinguished communication, when
a few lines from the "yours truly"
the milk leaked out of the cocoanut
to this effect. It was prefaced by an
unpretentious "by and by," but was
in fact the aim and object of the epis
tle. Schuyler had been coming from
New York to Washington, accompa
nieq by Mrs. scnuyler. He presen
ted ills pass, which only named his
dear little self, and the conductor re
fused to amend it so as to include Mrs.
Schuyler. He insisted on collecting
rare ror tne latter wnereat tne uon.
Schuyler was wrathy, and "merely
mentioned tne matter" to mr, rsmitn
"to call attention to this conduct of
subordinate," wfilca, of course, Mr.
Smith"WQld not approve." Of course
not, except that ir tne conductor had
done differently, he would have been
discharged. , men there was another
I "v luo UJ wuica preiaceu tne an-
I ujas. o-nlno- Vnrth ahnrfl.anrf
I ,1 1 r . ...
WM going JNOrtb Shortly and WOUld
atae n .rot, t miu tnrougn,
. f. i r
r V f etr 5;
THE DEMOCRAT OFFICE.
EtTiug Utel7 recetvea new sopptj of JOB Tail
KRLAL.1i now fhrnUhed la a tjl eqaa. ta aa.
eonatrj office ia Onio. hartas . -
-3 - TWO 10 wES I HESSES.
And a full assortment of the UteH tiles af Tr
with the oraal faculties for dulse work of arses
description la th best of style, and as reasoatais i
at can be done la any arrt-clae. city oSe.'
CARDS PAPEE, HTTEXOPEi, tu.,
" ' ----- C- ... .
Ala-ays kept aa band. . r
[From a Letter in the New York Tribune.]
The Earth Closet and the Treatment of
The Earth Closet and the Treatment of Wounds.
' One of the experimental
commodes sent cut by the Earth Clos
et Company was placed at -the dispo
sal of Dr. Addinell Hewson, of the
Pennsylvania Hospital, in Philadel
phia. Its introduction fnto the sur
gical ward, where it has been for two
a eeks in constant use by about twen
ty patients, and has been subjected to
the severest test possible, has been so
entirely satisfactory that it is proposed
to substitute earth-closets for water
closets wherever these: exist in. that
institution. r --
, At the time of its introduction there
was lying in the ward a patient suff
ering from a very severe compound
fracture of the lower leg. . The wound
was in an unhealthy condition and
its exudations, amounting to a pint
in twenty-four hours, were so offen
sive as to cause a sickening, and even
a dangerous etencn, that the excellent
ventiiiatioD of the ward end the nsu
of the usual disinfectants were hardly
able even to mitigate.
It occurred to Dr. Hewson to test
the power ot dry earth to absorb this
odor, as it had that of excrement.
The effect was magical. ' Kot only
was the ofenalveness entirely over
come, but the effect on the character
of the wound itself was such as no
previous treatment had been able to
compass. The suppuration was, with
in a few days, so reduced that the
daily dressing ot a . single half
pint of earth was not even saturated,
the edges or the flesh wound lost their
Inflamed character, the Intense pain
of the sore was entirely relieved, and
a healthy granulation has ensued.
Such an indication of a newly found
healing agent was not disregarded.
On Monday last, being in Philadel
phia, I was invited to attend the
morning dressing of the earth-treated
wounds. This is what 1 saw :
1. Two patients Buffering from seri
ous varicose ulcers, after prolonged
suffering, and with little relief from
the usual treatmt nty have ceased to be
offensive to their ward mates; they
find their sores growing daily smaller;
all pain and Inflammation . have left
them, and they feel , the certainty of
an early cure. v -
2. A railroad brakemarf,'-' -whose
band was a year and tl -naif ago
crushed between the. coupling. heads
of two cars, and who has never been
free from pain, and seldom from in-
161188 Pn wnose. nana trom thtf
aiaaawit n w-si vkn Irnti ntr I na ra7rt em aTa ".-4 a. .
" a w
wrist to tne KnucKies, was a lestenng
mass of carious bones and in named
flesh, and whose system had been so
reduced that he could not have sur
vived the amputation which alone
can entirely -relieve him, is now hap
py in freedom from pain. His flesh)
wound has taken on a healthy char
acter, and his strength is fast return
ing. He even hoped to save hia hand,
but the long-continued decay of tho
bone makes this impossible.
8. . Another brakeman. suffering
from a precisely similar injury, in no
respect less serious, bat received with
in a few days, was immediately treat
ed with dry earth. Its constant ap
plication has entirely -prevented In
flammation, and a healthy healing of
the flesh and knitting of the bone
will soon return him to bis duties
with two useful hands.
4. A farm laborer recently had three
of his fingers nearly cut off and his
band fearfully torn by a horse-power
hay-cutter. Since the first applica
tion of the dry earth (a few hours af
ter the accident) he has been free
trom pain, and he will save his band.
6. On Saturday last, a laborer, en
gaged breaking up condemned, shells,
exploded one that was charged. The
powder burnt d the face and arms,
and, seriously, one of his knees, which
was struck by a fragment of the iron
that completely shattered the knee
pan. His burns and the fracture were
immediately dressed with -dry earth,
and the freedom from pain and the
absence of inflammation have been as
marked in bis case as in others. With
out this dressing the knee-joint must
have inevitably become involved, and
the leg must have been lost. Now,
the wound is evidently healing, and,
although it is too early to speek posi
tively, there is every reason to nope
that the only result of the injury will
be a stiff knee. ; . ' v . ...
6. Within a few days a woman was
brought to the nospital with her neck,
and a large portion of her body very
severely and dangerously burned.
That she could escape long weeks of
agony was beyond hop. --. Yet on
Monday her eye was clear and calm
and her voice was strong, and when
0ie' S2W "'.
- a """"-'i
that she had no pain.
. 7. Last Wednesday an entire breast
was removed for cancer, and tho
wound was dressed with dry earth.
It is now healing rapidly.' There has
been no inflammation and co suppu
ration, and thia woman, too calm
and happy looking, with a healthy
color and a steady voice spoke far
more than her' cheerful words in
thankfulness for her relief.
- The best Illustrated paper out" a
An Editor In Michigan has inheri
ed a graveyard.
New York has newsboys who make,
tl5to$l8 per week, m
. latitude, like a clothes line.stretcb
e from pole to pole., ;
- The Sun significantly heads a col umn
-'decent sporting news." .
"Fleecy" clouds are ?aid to hang ev
er Wall street every day, ;
The Bible is now printed In over
two hundred different languages.
Advertisements for manuscript sor
mons have appeared In Boston.
nalr-ptns are the only sure preven-
tlve against hair falling off.
Credit A wise provision b y
which constables and sheriffs get a
living." .... .
Mr. John Smith, Jr.," of Lake Vil
lage, has a Bible printed in London.
In 1577. . .
The dead body of John O'Brien was
fcCed at the bottom of a well In Torre
Haute, Ind., on Sunday last. It Is
supposed that in returning to his
boarding - bouse, in an intoxicated
condition, . intending to climb over
the fence, he climbed the wall of the
well, and stepping inside, he went
down, down the terrible leap of sixty
feet to his death. ' .', ' j.
- A little child of Capt CV li. Sprln-
ger, of St. Joseph, Mo., not more thiSq
one year of age, has been complaining i
for some time, ia its Infantile way, ?
of a pain in the side. A physician j
made an examination, and extracted 1
e 1 1. It?., ..aIq n T ,i ,Aut1i.
ri - j
iruui t.iirj u L 1 10 uuc a ciu u to aitr-aiicr, e
I n.l 1 r.l. I, CI , I Var,r,0 rilYT tifum Ctttfi I lAWDil
I w"v" tm .iuuuv v-
months before, ;
I anrl tmrl nil fnto tlma hpfirt 'slnwraa 1
workinsr toward dAvl!h.
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