QOrOBER7y1868. : NUMBER31.
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- AovxRTisihS Katksfor Th-Whilt STITHY
Man 75ents perequare eh insertton; for three
montba erluocortatdiMuiuiCof em-half fxoraDftilr
Adtbrtistko jr Wiiiilt STiivamH-IUM
Jer square tor Sret ioertkiv7S cents for each d
itiooal tnsertfoft, " . -
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JJeTiewroF IJeaths, aaeents. - - ''
hoTICBF MARR1AV.M; T6 em"" 1
KltlelOre kaJf priee.. "r -t' e-!T
M transient tuMtrttsemtentt mutf hp paid far at
tkt wim y are Oi tiered, ; ' ,. , . , ,
Aretiitee4i'4JiWl KBCineer. ei-i r; " l-.n
jumoe oei tue national .xcoaisfe Banti.
BHASEkS Jr NAH - - I
. ATTOBNE S AT LkW . r.
Office.Tio. 89 South High street, Auiboa Build,-
Ug. .... I v.. ,
JAinE. BULL, -
EDW4BDT. DeLAHIi .-.j . f J.
, AXTOBV-AT-LAVt' A Notary Pnblie. .
AAei ATTO&ti If-AIVLA W A Votary Pablio.ot
, Office 141 Bouth tlib street. .
AUCTION: AND COMMISSION
Jts. beal., ' ' .'. ; ; " : ,' ' .
i' AnetioDeer and Dealer in Real Estate Honee
boiatiooda, Cloihiog and Nottons, - " ; n '
1 1 m. ) h. 8o.1 WeeiUroad street..
i0,x, ij BATH:R00MS.l J
.f '' T i :- : . ,
fH KOUCiE HIsIEm
iTS;03('-'Tv-r. i-.iii fcl-.x-,:.",
Barber and Hfr Orana-.q :Rrt ami CJii
- Book Bindtrs. Blank cBooc Manafaetaren,
rnatanaiiuV Fablishers. ro ,:-.,. ., ,
rtr , T. isf i.'i.i a inia V.n T. -,'.'. '
T.V "1U iBootb. iligh. treet,.,4ast reee'iTed, an
lesaot assortment. Xiew, stlas, lowprioes. 4r
aiBs.pieauie cau.v r (.: t .. ..
XJ ' Is the noted house for good Boots and Shoes
anow prices. .jew otoci jo&treceivea. .. ,
. ,' . -. ' . r S7 South High street.,,
R4BaKi4MI-dc C . .
r-Deatera in Fittsbnrgfa and Ohio Coai. Also,
Ceke Dram Tile and Stoae Hewer i?ipa -. n :
rMaulnU north !tlwavatne.'i
Commission, Konrardinc and ProdtteeMet-
ehanta, dealers in Urain, Flour, ve 87 W. Broad
aueet. --- j-. t. ... -
JLa ilanalaoturers and peelers in Freneh, Oer-
auauana Amenou iorsets. Also, raoop .Rirts. .
191 Opera Home,
- crockery;; c: ' ';
TOM.IELXU5, V . .
II ' Whnlenala nj lijttail Tio&Iar In i!hii'
Qaeenaware, UUss, 1'lated Goods, Lamps and Lamp
natures... ; , . .. w none rJiKo street.
Cv. rtAil'. - -
e " Importer kDd Wholeiale and Retail Dea'ei
in Creekery. Uhina, Ulass.Vutiery. Plated Uoods.
Coal Oil Lamps, Ao. .
.-.ff-?N'rl SM duth High sVoet.
AtANA.lt. A. EiditJlNeKIC,
W. InJ t- V. 41..' ftmrnr '. ?
LTt W At7BNe DENTISTS The test striae
v" Jof Deatistry, including 'Dann's Itapreveu
mflmmm . IBM. VUIUV. w BUV V O.a DIUCI,
CJdBUMsVY at JO., " " -
e Dealers in Dry Goods, Notions. Carpets, Oi
Cloths, Mattings. Shades. Hats, Caps and Furs,
corner Hign and Friend streets:
T ! OSBUAIN Ac . O..
tl e v 14S Soath High street.
Carpets, Mattings, OU Cloths,Curtams. Sta le and
Fancy Dry Goods.
-i-T "7r a vf A ' .7.-7 i
'Wholesale and RetarTDealersin SlapTe and
Fanoy Dr Uoods, and Manufacturers of Ladies
Cloaks ... T ... .ma-Highjireet.
FocKXh stisuyfiokus stokei
F. Arum A Co., cash dealers in Dry Goods and
Notions, Ibo oouth tourth street.
JAflKS NAIIUH OS,"
Wholesale and RAta.il DelAr in Tlrv flnnAa
Nauguton Building, J,o 114 Ulj , jss tuth Higa
street. ( ,t 1 1 ':..( i ..-.:-' -.' 1 1. . t
ANION & HIUGIN,
-O 1LVMBIST, GRAY Ac CO.,
U" Dealers In SUplo and Fauoy Dry Cools.
I n,-r M n.8eenth niKn street.
AC. UKAULtlt ttc (Jo.,
e Foreign and Domestio Dry Goods, Cloths,
Furs, etc. 250 A 52 Suuth High street.
' druggists.;;' !:
brwr iiutii siottK.
- -a m-vaa or aweaaio, -1
uruggisAana Apetuecary. r
" 554 North Hih street.
MAtttL.t: Ac tti iu.L ,
WHOLESALE A RETAIL DRUGGISTS,
, ...loo South High St.. Columbus. O. ,
B ifttti:cK. a. co., , ; , . i
, Wholesale and Retail Druggist, sad Sealer
in Proprietary Aledicines.
a- 24 Northtflign street. 1
"ptCtafetl U. mooiAE,"
Designers. Enaravera ann Pnt,i:.i
rial and other seals etuirav-eri iaw.u, '
t-- j f Nos. lo?Bd,lWfSonth Hiih streeL
COEUJIIBUS CAHINEX CO., "
Mannfanturnrs and Wholesale and Retail Deal
ers La i-tuutUirew Cnarra, SlaHrasses, etc. A
vX Jko, Mil Svimci High fet. tpera House):- -
tAO I'lIAftlTlHKe W..---
V Manufacturers of hrst class Furniture. Whole
sale' and He tail Wareroouis, 8, T and 8 Gwynbe
1,1'' B. AHIH'II HHU Ar i-.n :- -
J2ie ' Dealer, in Mantles. Stoves and House Fur
pisbing Uoooa. Uo, Xiu.Copper and Sheet Iron
"" .... 17 tast Xowu ttreet.
A KJSNS STUAKT.
Jt. House FaruUhing Goads, Mantles. Grates,
iiu ,n oueet iron. Moves and Jlanues.
' ' " South Hixh street.
ASTON f TAILOR A HfJFr. '
Dealers in Hardware, House Pnml.Mnv rinA.
Marble and Slate Mantles, Urates, Staves. Hot Air
Vurnaces. AO. ek..;. ... 9J0 North Hick .
-. ' ni:i,n,'
rj. M.nufaatnrer and WholerAle Dealer in
Skirts and Oorsete. , Also, dealer in Berlin Zepher
a nd r ajicy uooue, -w oguw niga buwu
OWE SEWING MACHINE.
C P. AXTEIXi
Oe Dealer in Musical Merrhandise. Bool s. Sta
tionery and Fancy Uoods generally. Special A lent
for the celebrated Klias Howe Uold Medal Sewing
Machine. if. S-Kouth Hio street.
HATS & CAPS.
ilRS tn ITS. I.ATJF,
11 (Successor tn K. jUauO Dealer in Pats, Caps.
mm I , rjulD tMl Mnnth HiffH frf.
VT AXIOM A l. HOTEL,
J. H. DAVIDSON. Proprietor.
f TNrl'UU SI AXKS HOTELi
J Oorner Higli and towu streets.
E. J. BLOUN l. Proprieton
Corner fourth A Friend sts. Commodious
house and extensire stables.
, i L. A. BOWERS. Pro-rietor.
240 pouth High street. Good stabling attach
ed to premise.
W P. THATCHER, Proprietor.
! t NSgRANCB.
surance Company. Assets. S18,C00,000.
WM. JAMlaUH, Agent. UolumDus. u.
NEWKIRK r. IHILTENBERGEB,
GENhKAL AGENTS Security Life Insurance
Company. Ho. 6 Opera House.
ColumVus, U. apital and Assets (486.Sn.Z7.
U. M. BAKER. Ceo'r.
Office. Nos. 6 A T Opera House
Wholesale and Retail M illinery Goods.
t whi. snaojtieei, upeca nouse oiooe
.Vi Deilerin Millinery. Straw Goods and Trim
mings. Ho- 67 North High street.
e Dealer in Millinery, Dress and Cloak Trim
mines nd Fane j Goods 13a South Hieb street.
1 MERCHANT TAILORS. .
SCHAFHAIlSieN A AOHLLEBEN,
Merchant Tailors and Dealers in tients' Fur-'
ni8hing Uoods. ( " ' ......
. No. 58 North High street.
y-t , or msniinRH. , i. .i .-. j j'. .mj
Kjm Merchant Tailor and Dealer in Gents Fur
nishing Uoods, Also ajent for the Diamond Shirts."
. ii...S ' ,..il South Hisb street.
i 1 4 CLOTHING CO.. 185 . High s. -Gents'
suits made to order.
Ready-made Clothing al-
wajs on band.
JUHN IT. B1CKENBAGHEK,
Merchant Tailor and Dealer in Clothing and
Gents' Famishing Goods.
No. 61 "North High street.
JOHN HUNTEB, '
MERCHANT TAILOR. 20 South High st.
Choice stock of Clothing constantly on hand.
AKDKKWa Sc HDI.I.,
News Dealers, Booksellers and Stationers
No. 55 South High street, nex' door to Postoffice.
news Dealer, Bookseller. Stationer and Kind
Publications in both German and Eng.ish.
331 South Hinh street.
i PAPER WAREHOUSES "
A NDKEWS, PEUKY tc C-,
ti. Manufacturers and Dealers in Writing, Print
ing and Wrapping Pepere.4)3& 5 North High su
NfVims it itiyebs...
Dealers in Prtntrngi-Hoot. Writing and Fine
Papers 36, 38 A 40 Konh High street.
DALVWIN dc M'KVUNS,
81 South High street.
e PHOTOGRAPHER 107 South High street.
Pictures made in every style and sise.
Photographt) Ambrotypesi Gemseto., etc.,' fj
ffl. DOWNS 1I. O.
No. S ODera House. Treats l)ises df the
Ere. Ear. Heart. Tbruatanl ilnnirs. Also. Diseasei
of Women and Children. .
IT F. UABKIiiACO
J, Wholesale and Retail dealers for Lisbte A
i;o." aa .Haines A Bro.'s riabo. Alse;-
Melodeons and other musical instruments.
36 North High ctreet.
Asent for ChicVerine's and Emmerson's Pi
anos. Also, Organs, Metodeons and Sheet alusic.
ill south High street.
BAMC EXCHANGE ESTAJHANT,
Corner State and Hieh rtreets.
CHARLEVT MYER. Proprietor.
t t - i - : c-
A ETAAJibWINODlACHlNES, ' '
t- The best in the world. Nos. 1 and S Opera
W. PIMMEL. General Agent.
WATCHES AND JEWELRY.
r i. tuB4tA ac co
WXi Dealers in ri
ne Watches. Clocks. Jewelry.
Platedware, Speotaoles, Ac, No.- 11 Eat Town
street. . . j.-- '
GATES Ac HAHRING109I,.
(Successors to Wm. BlynnXdealen in Dia
monds. Watch a. Jewelry. Silver Ware aud Spec
tacles. No. Neil Honre. r T . -
FA. tc L LEHJfr.REtrv: '
Wholesale and Retail dealers in Watches.
Clocks and Jewelrn Ne. 71 South High street.
BANCROFT BROS. Ac CO.,
Wholesale Dealers in Dry Goods and Notions.
I 1 3 and 4 Gwjnne Block. Town street.
DEED, JONES! Ac CO.
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in Boots
and Shoes. No. 8 Gwynne Block. Town St.
"BAN KER S ,
Comer Broad & High Sts.
! COLUMBUS, OHIO.
t. PAYDI 4. JOS. BUT0HE80N.
. B. B ATPIN.
j MYDEN, HUTCHESON & CO.,
Col ambus, O.
s BANK OF COMMERCE. J
"oiaers ot the outstanding notes of the late
Bank of Commrroe, and all other parties interested,
that after tbe expi-atiou of six months from this
date, application will te made to the Auditor, Sec
retary .nd T reasurer of Sute to surrender to said
Bank the sf jks deposited to secure the outstanding
circulation oi said Bank in pursuance of tbe fortj
first (41) section of the act to authorize Free Bank
ing, passed March 21st. 1851.
: JOSEPH PERKINS P
H. R. HCRLBOT. Cashier. ImaySS dOm
j The Sisters, of St. MarjV,
OF THri'SfRINGeUECENXLY 'OF
Somerset, Perry county, will open their large
and spacious building for the recrption of pupils on
tho first Mondar in September, 18B8. For Board and
Tuition. V5. f 60. 8S and. 9Q. according to the do-,
partment of the popiL. i; V&R. ROa, Sup'w -Address
Box S1. ' aut3-dtf
PAIR OF "JOE GODWIM" COLTS, FIVE
am six essV oJoUverj anasm, kind and
e sold low.
anund . W
(Ill .Mli j
i. ! . .1 ni ,
J7ESIALES, , OWING TO ' THE
peculiar And important relations which
they sustain, their peculiar organization
and th offices they perform, are subject
to many sufferings. Freedom from these
contribute in no small degree to their
happiness and welfare, for none can be
happy who are ill. Not only soj but no
one of these various female complaints
can long be suffered to run on without
involving the , general .health of the in
dividual, and ere long producing perma
nent sickness and premature decline. Nor
is it pleasant toconsult aphysiciari for the
relinf oftheae various delicate affections,
and only upon the most urgent necessity
will a true Vomah so far' sacrifice ' hei
greatest, charm as to dothis. The sex
will then thank us. for. placing in their
hands simple specifics which : will be
found efficacious' H'reTievIng and curing
almost every one of those troublesome
complaints peculiar to the sex. .. .
EXTRACT OF BUCHD.
Lt ."; u i .-i . . :':
Hundreds suffer on , in silence, and
hundreds of others apply vainly to drug'
gists and doctors, who either merely tan-
tatalize them with the hope of a cure or
apply remedies which make them worse.
I would not wish to assert anything that
would do Injustice to the afflicted, but I
an) obliged to 'say thai: although it may
be produced from-'excessive exhaustion
of the powers of life, by laborious em
ployment, unwholesome air and food.
profuse menstruation, the use of tea and
coffee, and frequent childbirth, it is far
ofteiier caused by direct irritation, ap
plied to the 'mucous membrane "of the
vagina ltseii. ,
When reviewing .the causes of these
distressing complaints; it is most painful
to contemplate the '.attendant evils con
sequent , upon them. ...It is but simpl
justice to the subject to enumerate a few
of ' the many additional causes which' so
largely affect the life, health and happi
ness of, woman, in all .classes of society,
and which, consequently, atiect more or
less directly, the welfare of the entire
human family. The-Tnania that exists
-. . . ; - 5 :- -, - .1 1 1 ' i 1 t- ' , ' . '.
for precocious education . and marriage,
causes the years that nature - designed
for corporeal development to be wasted
and perverted in the restraints of dress,
the early confinement of school, and es
pecially in the unhealthy excitement of
the,; ball-room. Thus, -.with the . body
half-clothed, and . the -jnind unduly ex
cited 'by' pleasure, ' perverting in mid
night revel the hours designed by nature
for sleep and rest, the work of destruc
tion is half accomplished.
' In consequence of this early strain
upon her' system, unnecessary effort is
required. by tha delicate votary to re
tain her situation' in school at a later-
day", thus aggravating the eviL When
one excitement is over, another in pros
pective keeps tbe mind morbidly sensi
tive" to impression, while the now con
stant restraint ot iashionable dress, ab
solutely forbidding the exercise indis
pensable. to the attainment and retention
ot organic health and strength ; the ex
posure to night air ; the sudden change
of temperature the complete prostra
tion - produced by excessive dancing,
must, of necessity, produce their legtti
mate effect. At last. An early marriage
caps the climax of misery, and ' the un
fortunate one. hitherto so utterly regard
less of the plain dictates and - remon
strances of her delicate nature, becomes
an unwilling subject of medical treat
ment. This is but a truthful picture of
tbe experience ot thousands ot our young
women.. ,- - ?
Long before the ability to exercise the
functions of the generative organs, they
require an education of their peculiar
nervous system, composed pf what .is
called the tissue, which, is, in," common
with the female breast and lips, evident
ly under the control of mental emotions
and associations at "an 'early period of
life ; and, as we shall subsequently see,
these' emotions, when ' excessive, lead,
long-before puberty, to habits which sap
the very life of their victims ere nature
has self completed their development.
iEor Female Weakness and Debility,
Whites or .Leucorrbcea,. Too Jrrofuss
Menstruation, Exhaustion, Too Long
Continued "Periods, for '.Prolapsus and
Bearing Down, or Prolapsus Uteri, we
otter the most perfect - 6pecinc known
HELMBOLD'S CoMPOtND EXTRACT OF
Buchu. Directions-for use, diet, and
advice, accompany. .1 ? . j
Females in every period of life, from
infancy to extreme old age, will find it a
remedy to aid nature in the discharge of
its Junctions, strength is tbe glory of
manhood and. womanhood.- LIelaibold s
Extract Buchu is more strengthening
than any of the preparations of Bark
or Iron, infinitely saler, and more pleas
ant. Helmbold's Extract Buchu,
having received the indorsement of the
most prominent physicians in the United
States, is now offered to afflicted hu
manity as a certain cure for the follow
ing diseases and Bymptoms, from what
ever cause originating : - General Debil
ity, Mental and Physical Depression,
Imbecility, Determination ofBlood to
the Head, Confused . Ideas, Hysteria,
General Irritability,. Restlessness and
Sleeplessness at night, Absence of Mus
cular Efficiency, Loss ot Appetite, Dys
pepsia, Emaciation, Low Spirits; Disor
ganization or Paralysis of the Organs of
Generation, Palpitation of the Heart,
aud, in fact, all the concomitants of a
Nervous and Debilitated state of the
system. To insure the genuine.cut this
out. - Ask for Helmbold's. Take no
Sold by Druggists and Dealers every
where. Price. $1.25 per bottle, or 6 bottles
for $6.50. Delivered to any address.
Describe symptoms ' in all communica
tions. Address H. T. HELMBOLD,
Drug and Chemical Warehouse, 594
Broadway, N. Y.
None are genuine unless done np in
steel-engraved wrapper, with fac-simile
of my Chemical Warehouse, and signed
iyS2-dws-weowly H. T. HELMBOLD.
THE PUBLIC DEBT.
Increase of $160,000,000 in Three
Years—An Average Increase of
Nearly $8,000,000 for the Past
Four Months—Debt Bearing Interest
in Coin Doubled, and the
Interest $46,000,000 Since the
Close of the War—Diplomatic
Stains of the Spanish Minister.
[Special dispatch to the Cincinnati Enquirer.]
WASHINGTON, October 5, 1868.
ENORMOUS INCREASE OF THE PUBLIC DEBT
The' Intelligeniner prints an article this
morning on our finances,, by Robert J.
Walker, compiled trom tbe books of the
Department, with' the approbation' of
becretary ' McUulloch. ; lt is 'authentic
and accurate, as it contains no conjec
ture or estimates, but only recorded
tacts. Referring to it, the editor says i
From this table it appears that our debt
on the 31st of August was. greater by
over $160,000,000-than on the first of
April, 1865, the.' subsequent rate of in
crease exceeding "34,000,000 a month, or
nearly . S50.000.000 a year. .
The debt is greater by over thirty-five
million dollars than it was on the 1st of
May last,' 1 being thirty-five - million
eighty-five thousand four hundred and
eighty-six dollaii. On this basis the
yearly rate of increase of debt would
be over one hundred" and fifty . millions
of dollars. If to this annual rate of in
crease we add interest at the rate of six
per cent, a year, compounded annually
for twenty years, the - debt,, instead of
being paid, would be more than double,
and would largely exceed five thousand
millions of dollars.
The monthly increase of the debt for
four months past was at the rate of eight
million seven hundred thousand dollars
per month, and in August was npward
or . twelve millions. This increase,' . it
should be noted,, is ' during the great
quarter when the average rate of rev
enue from imports exceeded abottt one
third the rate for the fiscal year. ''
But this table exhibits a still more
alarming fact, that while the debt - bear
ing interest in currency had decreased
on the 31st of August last $629,940,728
from the 31st of March," 1865, the debt
bear inor interest in coin had nearly
doubled, having increased on the '31st
of -August last 6996,139,508 since the
3lBt of March, 1865. Thus, on the 30th
of April,' 1865, the annual interest pay
able in coin was only $63,978,414, while
ou the 31st of August last this annual
coin interest had reached $123,573,831 :
the increase of annual coin interest being
Now, the total annual interest on coin
and currency, as shown . by the table,
was $102,836,531 on the 31st of
March. 1865, and $127,948,611 on the
31st of August last, showing an increase
in the annual interest payable .in coin
and currency on the 31st of August last
; Bnt this, as is shown by the table, is
not the only real increase. Thus we
have seen that while on the 31st day of
April, 1865, the annual currency , inter
est was $45,127,936, it had fallen on the
3 1st of August last to $4,374,990, while
the annual coin interest bad increased
nearly $60,000,000. The account would
then stand thus : On the 30th of April,
I860, com . interest converted into cur
rency, $93,418,481 ; currency interest at
that day, $4,127,936; total annual in
terest in currency, $138,726,417. On
the 31st of August, 1868, coin interest
converted into currency, $180,417,936;
actual currency interest, $4,374,990.
Currency interest, 31st of August, 1868,
$184,792,976. Currency interest after
the close of the war, 31st of April, 1865,
$13S,736,417. Increased interest 31st
of Aueust, 18JS, $46,058,559.
Thus we see that since the close of the
war the annual interest of the public
debt has increased upward of torty-six
million .dollars. This iucreased annual
interest . would represent a principal
sum exceeding seven hundred and fifty
million dollars, t,- ;.. - , . . .
[From the Boston Post.]
The Treatment of Union Prisoners
--Letter from M. Jeff. Thompson.
- We have been requested to publish
the following correspondence as an act
of justice to the parties referred to :
BOSTON, Sept. 14, 1868.
" '"Dear Sir: It is reported in the
Northern papers that you bave stated
that you were informed by Mr. Jefferson
Davis, during tbe war, tnat be favored
the treatment of Northern prisoners at
Andersonville, because in that way more
could be destroyed than in battle. For
the sake of truth, will you confirm or
deny this report, with permission to
publish, if the latter is consistent with
your wishes. -
" Respectfully and truly yours,
"M.Jeff.Thompson, Esq., New Orleans."
NEW ORLEANS, LA.,
SUNDAY, September 20, 1868.
Dear Sir : -1 have this moment re
ceived your note of the 14th inst., and
hasten to answer it. I received a letter
four days ago from a friend in Philadel
phia, containing tne remams ot a Mr.
Meyers, in which he stated that I had
charged Mr. Davis with using the ex
pressions you quote. I instantly an
swered this letter, denying positively
ever having said any thing of the kind ;
but not thinking that this charge would
be repeated or published, I did not in
struct my friend to publish my contra
diction of the Statement. I J will now
write to him to have my letter published
but for fear he may not do so, I will
give you tbe substance of the letter, that,
should he not publish it, not only to
place me right, but to defend from such
imputations such a high-toned, Christian
gentleman as Mr. Davis.
The newspaper extract reads that I
said to Mr. Davis: "For God's sake, let
these Union prisoners be better treated,"
aud Mr. Davis replied, "We can kill
them that way better than in battle." I
do not deny having taken an active in
terest in the treatment and exchange of
prisoners, after my exchange, and that I
had a conversation with Mr." Davis on
the subject, but with him I spoke prin
cipally of the Confederates in the North
ern prisons, delivering messages from
his personal acquaintances, and such
other information as was interesting; but
with Judge Ould and Colonel . Hatch,
and various other officers, -1 conversed
freely on' the subject of the hardships
and sufferings of the Union prisoners,
and all agreed that it was a terrible ne
cessity, for we could ot feed them bet
ter," aud the Federal authorities would
- - - - - - - - n
not exchange or even receive them on
any terms. This was in August,
1864, just beftira tho evacuation 'of 'At
lanta the official correspondence at this
date should be evidence and without
troops ,o guard them in smaller num
bers,' and not enough provisions to feed
them anywhere, the sufferings were in
tense, aud about this. time a committee
of Federals were selected by the prison
ers and permitted to visit Washington
to entreat an exchange. -
. I proposed to visit Andersonville to
see if I could suggest anything, but I
was - persuaded not to go by some
friends, because it could only distress
me, as it bad them, and there was no
possible way to relieve them, except for
the federals to take them home.
As my letter to my friend in Phila
delphia is probably too long, and gos
sipping to answer the purpose' of stop-
' ping this slander . at once, I will lfere
authorize you to publish that I assert
. that Mr. Davis never used any such lan
guage to me, in letter or. in spirit, and
that I certainly never said that he did.
I further state that I never heard any
' officer of the Confederate States speak
on the subject, except to deplore the ter
rible necessity, and that it was the uni
versal desire to bring home the thou
sands of our men in the Northern pris
ons, both from private' and' public con
siderations. That we had some malicious
and even brutal men the South, I do not
deny and possibly expressions of the
kind quoted, may have been used by
some such, but most assuredly they were
not used by Mr. Davis, for he is a chiv
alrous, Christian gentleman, and has
proved it more by his dignified manli
ness, bi nee the war, than even in the
most prosperous or the darkest days of
the Confederacy. ,
Hoping this statement will set history
right, as far as my name has been used,
I am yours, ' " ?
: :" . Most respectfully, ; ''
M. JEFF. THOMPSON.
An Exciting Railroad Adventure
An Exciting Railroad Adventure--A Drunken Man Runs off with
[From the Troy (N. Y.) Times, Sept. 23,]
We learn from an engineer ' on the
Hudson River Railroad,, the particulars
of one of the most exciting scenes prob
ably that ever occurred on the line of
that road.- On Saturday last-the loco
motive Arctic was standing " on the
track at Foughkeepsie, awaiting tbe ar
rival of the 9:45 A. M. -train from this
city,' which it was to conduct to . New
;York. .The fireman of the engine was a
recent employe of the road; and jumping
off the locomotive repaired to a neigh
boring saloon," where he became not
drunk, but. utterly wild and ungoverna
ble with liquor. ... i-be time for the ar
rival : of - the v train : was fast ap
proaching, ' and ' the engineer " becom
ing" alarmed' -at the absence of ' his
fireman, got off the engine to look for
bim. During his absence, the fireman
returned, and influenced by the devil,
mounted the engine,' and with one des
perate clutch opened lhe throttle, which
was to set the ponderous machinery in
'motion'.' - "Away the Arctic sped with the
speed of the whirlwind. For a few min
utes all was consternation and excite
ment among the lookers-on. In a mo
ment the engine with its maniac driver
was out of sight, bounding along over
the track at a rate utterly tearful to con
template, and suggesting most terrible
disasters to such unlucky trains as might
-be preceding it on the track. ., What to
do how to stop the mad career of the
engine were the questions which pre
sented themselves tor solution to tbe
miuds of the railroad officials at Pough
keepsie. There was but one recourse, and
that was to telegraph to the station mas
ter at New liambnrg to throw -open
the switch at that point and run the fly
ing locomotive off the track. ' But be
fore the agent at that place could exe
cute the order, the Arctic came tearing
along at its greatest speed, passed the
station in safety, and was flying on its
course like a demon ot destruction. Or
ders were sent ahead for the track to be
torn' up, as it was "determined that, if
possible, no one should be harmed by the
freaks ot the mad man but himselt, net
ther his life nor the value of theengine be
ing considered of the least account when
the lives of so many others were de
pending on the result- Fortunately the
engine was stopped by causes within it
self rather than by any ot the measures
suggested for its overthrow and destruc
tion. The engineer at Poughkeepsie,
when ne left the engine to look for his
absent fireman, had both pumps at work
filling the boiler with water. The fire
man either did not know how to shut
off the flow of cold water, or had over
looked' in his frenzy and ' excitement
the fact that the pumps were at work.
and neglected to shut them off, and after
running about a dozen miles, the pres
sure of water upon the boiler was so
great as to cause an overflow, the fires
went down, steam was exhausted, and
the engine stopped from the want of the
necessary driving power. The fireman
then took tbe cushions from the engin
eer's seat, laid them down in the gutter
alongside the track, and coolly deposited
himself upon them for a. comfortable
snooze, unmindful of the terrible excite
ment and apprehensions of disasters he
had caused along the line of the road.
The engine was subsequently brought
back to Poughkeepsie, none the worse
tor its mad journey, and the faithless
fireman was discharged from the employ
of the company.
$100 Silk Banner.
. At a meeting of the Democratic County
Central and Executive Committees, held at
Thuruian Hall, on Saturday, August 29,
the following resolution was unanimously
adopted: ; - i-
Resolved, That the ward or township in
Franklin county giving the largest propor
tionate increased Democratic vote lor the
Democratic State Ticket, over the vote
given for Judge Thuruian tor Governor, in
1867, shall be entitled to and receive from
the committee, a magnificent Silk Banner,
worth, one hundred dollars, to be held by the
township or ward winning it two succes
JOHN G. THOMPSON,
Ch'm'n Co. Ex. Com.
W. S. HUFFMAN, Secretary.
DEMOCRATIC BASKET MEETINGS.
The Democratic Executive Committee
announce the following Basket meetiugs:
Let arrangements be made to make these
meetings the largest ever held in the coun
ty. Bring your baskets. Bring your
wives and daughters. Bring your eons.
Briug your Republican neighbors, pre
pared to spend the day and have a good
JOHN G. THOMPSON,
Chairman Co. Ex. Com.
W. S. HUFFMAN, Sec'y.
Hon. Ruins P. Hanney
' Will speak at TifBri, Oct. 8th,.and at Carey,
Wyandot county, Ohio, on the 9th. '
I; ; i
Hon. A. G. Tliiirman'ai
AT LONDON, with John H. Thomas,
Others. ThurBdRv Of.tnluu.Mlh
At DELAW AliK, Wednesday, October 7th.' "'
At. LONDON. Thursday. October 8th. - -
At WASHING I ON U 11., Saturday. October 10th.
Hon. Geo. E. Pugh
Will speak "
At HAM i LTO N.Saturday evening, October 10th.
" Caen. Inrbin Ward, "11 :
At UKiifcHViLLii, October 7th. .,, - ,--.,
lien. , Geo.; W. McCooU &, Gen.
' Jownh If. 4.il?r- "
Will, with others, address the people ''' '
AT W00D9FIELD. Monroe eount: Thnmrl.vl
Ootober Bth, . ,., i,,.. , . ,, ,,,,,;.v. , . "
, Hon.', Geo. II. Pendleton . , .-
Will speak , ,, , " ", ' ... . , . .
At ELVRIA. Wednesday. Oct. Tth.
At Mr. VERNON. 'ihursday.Oet.Sth. ' ' "
if tbi?v m01' Hen? COUJBt' Oot. th. i
av at t uuewwn IVIiL .
B aa ar : rw -I 1
n. P. Van Trump
At OROVEPORT (WnWimV ':
At COLU MBUS. October loth. eveninc. ''
lion. Chilton A. White -
And others will' speak v -. T t -At
MILLER3RCRQ. Holmes Co. Thursday.
8th. . . j i
S. W.Colt, of I,., and Hon.
" : Chilton A. lVklt. i ..-
Will speak . ...- .- ,i. .
At CH1LLICOTHE. Saturday, Ootober 10th.
,." iw a- -i .
i r . , -v- ... mu a. . .
Will speak with Hon. A, G, Thurman -
At DELAWARE. October 7th.
At LONDON, October 8th. . i -
At WASHINGTON C. H, October loth.
Gen.. Thomas Giving- Jr,
Will address the people ;
At GALLIPOL S.Octobet 8th.
At ATHENS, Ootober 9th. .. . . ;
At CUILLICOI HIE. October 10th. ., .
Hon. Itobert Untcheson .
Will speak " '", . . . , ,
At OTTA SPA. Pntnan ooiinty, Wednesday. Octo-
AtSlD-SEY. Saturday, October 10th., , .
Hon. Chilton A. White, with Oth
Will speak " ; ' ' ' , -
At OTTAWA. Wednesday. Oct. Tth. '; "'' '"' '
- Hon: W. Reed Golden ": '" '
Will speak- J .- I . I I.:'
AtGALLlP0LIS.ThuKday.0ct.8th. .: ,: .
Gen. Unrblu Ward and Hen. A.
, Ma jo, . . . , ,. ,,,
Will speak at ' ' '""
CAMBRIDGE. Saturday, Oct. 10th' ""'"".
E. F. BINGHAM, Ch'n.
W. WEBB, Sec'y.
'. E, B. ESUEI.,TIAX"T
Will speak ' " ' " 1 "
At OTTAWA. Oot 1. "' ' : '
At TIFFIN, Oct. 8.':.i --.U .-.
I)K. C1US ALLES ,
Will speak, . ; . ,. , ; u :. .. ,--.) ;:
At MILLERSBURG. Oct. 8.' , "
HOY MILTON S11LER
Will speak . . ' . -,"'.'
At GERMANTOWN, Montiomery county. Friday
VOL. W v. . - i . ....
HO.T AKCUIB4LI) HAYO:
Willspeak :7-.i"-i: V -.' ' ;:
At OTTAWA. Oct. 7. i ; : ... r
At TIFrl.V, Oct. 8.
IIOX J AMES R. II1jBBEL.1V
Will speak ' s '
At GALl.APOLIS. Oct. 8. ' ' :
At ATHENS. Oct. 9.
At CU1LLICOTHIE Oct. 10.
COL. W. M. SMALL WOOD. OF
. : ANL COL. 8. W. COLT,
Will speak f- '' 1 1 " ; ' ' ;.'
At PIQUA, Tuesday, Ootober 6th. evening.
. COL. SMALL WOOD
' Will speak
At GREENVILLE, Darke oounty, o Wednesday;
At NAPHLEON. Heirry cnuntr, October 9th.
At TK.O Y. Miami county, October 10th.
f) COL. COLT
Will speak ' , ,;' , :. .
At MILLERSBURG, Holmes county. Thursday.
At CHlLLlCpTHE. Sa'urday, Ootober 10th.
E. F. BINGHAM, Chairman.
W. W. WEBB Sec'y.
The Franklin County Democratic Exec
utive Committee announce the fol'owing
vvaru ana xownsnip meetings:
HETTE -HIMER'S HALL. (T h Ward) Wednes
. day evening. Ootober 7th. Speakers Col. J. C.
Groom an i Tom. C. Thurm.n.
O'KRIEVS GROCERY STORE. f9th Wad).
Wednesday evening. October 7ih. Speakers
-lion. A. Mnyoand (Jspt. J . St, J. Ularkson.
JACOB IMS' GROCERY, Thursday evening. Oc-
tooer out. Dpeaters au. u. uaoer ana J, item
hard. DUFFY'S HALL. (8th Ward). Thursday evening.
uctobcr atn. speakers lion. a. Mayo and r.. 1
Do I, an v.
CITY HALL. Friday evening, October 9th. Speak
ers Col Geo. W Manypennvand A. Mav.
BROWN'S I'ORNERS. Friday evening, Ootober
9th. Speakers E. T. DeLany and J l. liarnett.
VUI,. 1.MS1-.' MJHOUIj HtJUSE, Friday eve
ning, October 9th. ' Speakers Car. T. Mann and
FLKASANT rllLL (Franklin township), Friday
evoning, uctoDer otn. opeakers? jj. j? . Dingnam
and J. C. Groom.
GEUANN AU.F.iday evening, October 9th. Speak-
er Oaptain J. St. J - Clarkson and Judfee II
HKNRY SCHREINER'S HALL. Friday evening.
October 9th. Speakers Otto Dressel and Colonel
LOCKBOURNE. Saturday evening, October 10th
Speakers George L. Converse and Judge H. B.
HARRISBURG. Saturday, Oct. loth.at P. M.
Sneakers Thos. C. Thurmau and Col. J. C.
TOWN HOUSE. (Jacsson township) Saturday
evoning, Oct. loth. Speakers Col. J. C. Groom
and This. -C. Thurman. - - -
DUBLIN. Monday, Oot 13th, at 2 P H. Speak
ers Hon. Jas. R. Hubbell. and Geo. L. Con
verge. WESTERVILLE. Mondsy evening. Oct. 12th.
Speakers Hon. J. R. Hubbell and Geo. L. Con
PLEASANT RIDGE. (Montgomery township)
Monday evening. Oot. )2th. Speakers Jas. G
Bull and C Loewenstein.
Or. Saturday. October 10th," at Grovfport, for
Mudison, Hamilton and con'h part of Truro town
ship. Speakers Hon. P. Van Trump, E. U. Esh
elman and Thomas Sparrow .
C. Loewenstciu will speak in German as
follows : - --.--..-WASHINGTON
HOUSE (South Pub. Lane). Wed-
nrsday evening. Oct. 7th.
LAWRENCE AU MILLER'S, Thursday evening.
MIDDLETOWN ohn Schart's), Friday evening.
LAUliENZ SCHNEIDER'S, Saturday evening.
JOHN G. THOMPSON,
Ch'n Co. Dem. Ex. Com.
W. S. HUFFMAN, Sec'y.
DEMOCRATIC GERMAN MEETINGS.
John B. Jeup, Esq , Editor of the Cinciti'
nati Volksfreund, will address the people in
the German language as follows : , v ,
AT WOODFIELD, Thursday, October 8th.
Hon. Emil Rothe '
Will speak in German at
FORT WAYNE. Ind.,Octob r6tb. j .
CINCINNATI. October Tth and 8th.
SANDOSAY CITY. October 9th.
TOLEDO. October loth.
Mr. Rothe's meeting at Sandusky City,
October 6th, is changed to October 9tb, as
above. -. .-: ni ,
W. WEBB, E. F. BIGHAM,
. E.B. ESHELMAIV
' Will speak at Osborn, Green county, on
Friday evening, Oct. 9th, in place of Gen"
Geiger announced for that place, in the
afternoon ot that day. The meeting at
Xenia announced for theeveningof the Otli
for General Geiger was made through mis
take and will not be held.
JNO. G. THOMPSON,
Sec'y. Dis. Com.
E. T. BcLany ',
Will speak at LUhopolis on Saturday, Oct.
10th, at 2 o'clock p. m. "',
. V 1 .-
i '.I H tr to '
' The confirmed dyspeptie mey almost Say with St.
Petsr.-l die daily - Tne obieet- o this article. is
not to remind hi-uof LJ bis pan;s.buttosbow
hint how tobanish them Mm 'forever-' t'be-nneaaart
of Immediate and permanent relief sua ,-pap9era4 (
Ulis in r ,
HOOFL AMD'S : i;
G E R M AN-; H i B 1 ft ERS !
; .awa'.vI .:' l , -rM; I.J"
And it is for him to say sVhetner be win eontinue r
to endore a firing death. or to put himself ia ' -
sii ion to render life enjoyable. .4 " r"rr
Of th. efficacy of tt is matchless -Veg'table skom- w
arhe are to be found IS every oity.and town itt'thej.
United States healthy men and women, rescued
from torture-, by iter. f uee and aacer o b.ar
testimony to its vir-"' tues ' It differ from
any other Bitters in existenee, in this special par
ticular it is not aleoboKo. .tAT.'-, ro.
For eweta eimuitw ions and eystrasareqeui tor
their iovigoration a diffuityo stimulant,
Has beea prorided ft pn)Drtfon in wWob lhe sol
id extracts of tbe finest reurotiT- of thv-ata,
ble kingdom are-held ia sol a tion. by ft epirituun
cent, panted of U deleterious eonstitaenta. Tha
patieot. in choosing between these two treat Btw
dotee, should be euidel hf his own roaditiott. If in
a very .owsitfrotn-debiiit7.- tbe Teoic should be
bis selec ion; but in cases where the eraerfcsney Is
Dot so pressing, the Bitters Is the gpexiifto req iired.
Thuasandd find infin- ite benefit from tak
ing each in turn.- J Then Is o phase of
indigeetion. biliuusness. nervous disease or phjsi ,
eal prostration to which thejr are not adapted, and '
in which, singly or combined, the wiii noteifeot
eure( a. i .a ts A"
Exchange Pain for Ease ,
And Weakness for Str'.-ngth. ! Got rid of the ail-:'
ments w ich interfere- with enjarment; ast gloom
and despondencr to the winds; take a stronger hold
oi me aau. in snort, neootuo a -, 70 -,
Through the instrumentality of the most powerful
and popular of all vegetable invigorants aud eot
9 -'1 fi v'j-.-i j; ,.t ,m. .-. 4T -r
Biliousness, Indigestion. General Debility. -and .
.all the complaints which proceed from a wari of - n
E roper action ia tbe liver,- the stomach and the. ,1.
owels. areeradicated by a course of this great J
CONSTITUTIONAL SPECIFIC; ;
Which not duly combat and conquers diseases that "
hare' entrenched themselves in tbe system. ba&73
is the best known S4.fevu.rd .against all uaheaJtby ,,?
inftjeaoesi Persons whose occupations . and pur- '
suits su eject them to the depressing :-eft'eets of a-1
eloiie. unwnolesome atmosphere, should take it rev.- .1 ,
:u'arlyas aproteotion against the low fevers an t
other dtforuers which malaria ongendora. Inra-'ii
"lid who, are;-, .,;.,-,.. . fl4... .,...1S.(;, , ;
'V WASTING ' AWAY,1 f "7
, ' e'-' 1 " 1. it i-vui -rfJ .vtoj'
Without any special eomplaist. exceot aradual ,
declination of bodily stren-th and nervous energy,
will find in tbe BIN p" ITERS a fountain of 'J
vitality and rigor, as . refresoing and exil- .
erating as a pool in the desert to the sand-scorched -'
and fainting tratelers.uj t 1 a-ni. r. - .' 1 uj
" ' . '-: k-. . . . . ,
.. Iseomposelof lhe pure lutces (or.-as they are me-' -1
dicinally termed. Extracts), of Roots, Herbs and ..f
Berks,. making a preparation .highly concentrated
.and entirely free from Alcoholic admixture of ay
kL.ds.1 ia (-. ,.t' ;.;-f; .- V,!
Is a combination of all tbe ingredients of the Bit-' 1
' ters-, with the purest quality of Santa Cruc Rum, r
O ranee, etc., making one ot the must plea-ant and
agreeable remedies ever offered to the pnblie "1
These remedies will effectually cure Liver Com-,
plaiut. Jaundice, Dys- I pep. is. Chronic or 1
Nervous Debility. Mm Chronic. Diseases -of ,
the Eidoers. and all diseases aria nj lroui a disor
dered Liver or stomach, -- , 4 1 ;
Such . ..
as Con'ti- - - - v ,
" pat "on.- Inward ' '-i .i"r! ,..!"
, ;,, . - Piles,. Fullnesi of
' Blood " to the Hesd, - ' 3 ? T
Acidity rf the Stotnaeh.- - 1 (l
, .auaea. Heartburn. Disgust 1
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' Stnmacn, Sour eructations. Sinking , ,.r ..
or Fluttering at the pit of the Stomach, '
' Swimming of the Head. Hurried and limouIt -Breathing,
Fluttering at the Heart. Choking or
Suffocating Sensations when in a Lyiig Posture, '.
Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs before the , ,
Sight. Fever and Dull Pain in the Head, - ' '
Deficiency of Perspiration. Yellowness , -of
the 6kin and Eyes. Paiu in the ,
Side, Hacs, Chest, Limbs, etc.. - 7 - r '
. 1 Sudden Flushes. of Heat. ,.r ... ,
i Burning in the Flesh,
' Coustant Imagin- .. -i '.''- .: ,C'i
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Great Depres-t '' - -J
sion of O t s I . 1 t; L j
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1. ';! r:.
Ever known, and will cure all diseases resulting
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. your Liver in older A ; Keep your digestive
organs in a sound, A healthy condition, by -the
use of these remedies, and no disease will ev.r
assail you. ,
' Weak and Delicate Children
Are made strong by the use of either of these rem- , ; . ,
edies. They will cureevery case of MARASMUS
witbontfail ... . .. . ... .t m'
Thousands cf eertificatea bave accumulated ia
the hankie of the proprietors, but space will allow
of the publication of but a few. 1 hose,1 is will be. p-'
observed, are men of note and of such standing that
they must be believed. .... .....- ,.'4
THE WHOLE SUE COURT"
f " OF HE.liSYLVAIAi 1 r
. SPEAKS FOR THESE REMEDIES.- . : r -5
Who would ask tor more dignified or stronger tea-
. ... .. timonyl. ., ,., , ,
hon. c. w. woodward;
' -. .. - : I .; 11. ,: 1 .vi
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Fennsjl j
- PHiLADKLrniA, March 18, 186T. ;.
I find "Hoofland's German Bitters" isa good ton
ic, u-eful in diseases R of the digestire or- : '
(tuns, and of great ben- In edt in cases of debit- ,. ;
ity and want hf nervous action in the system.
. Yourstruly. GEO. W. WOODWARD. -ij ct
HON. JAMES,' THOMPSON,:.
' J udge of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
PaiLABircwrr at April 28, 1806.
I consider "HonflanoVs German Bitters" ' value,--1
ble medicine in cses of attacks of Indieestion or
1). spepiia. I oan ce-tily this from my experience
of it. Yours, with respect. . -1,1
., , , ,; JAMES THOMPSON.. .,
HON. JAS. ROSS SNOWDEN '
... - ... . ; !!! . f- .
Prothonotary of tbe Supreme Court of Pennsylva- r
nia. writes: j . . x .n
V PHIlAPLrBlA.SerA.14,18S7i y,
' "Hoofland's Germa 1 Bitters ' is a very neeful ar-., .
ticle as a tonic and as an appetizer." It 1- not an in-
toxi sting drink, and may be used benefioieUy by ; i
persons of ail age. Re pectfully yours,
JAMEo ROSS SNOWDEN.
- -.Can. P i it'!iirit,i ai wo I -d f
' OATJTION'. "
i -.. i ..1: u p.. ; . : i.-:ril
Hoofland's German Remedies are coonterfeited. , .
See thst the signature f of C. M. JACK fsON1'
1 is on tne wrapper of , J oaoh boUle. ,U oth-. u
ers are counterfeit. ., . .
PriBcical Office and Manufactory at the German . j
Medicine Store. No. 631 ARCH STREET,. Phila- ,. ..
. 7 V - . ' ., ill li1',
CHARLES Jtf. EVANS, Proprietor,
Formerly C. H.' JACKSON" A CO.
1 t 'r-A .
Hoofland's (German Bitters, balf doaen,. ....... 6 W
Hoofland's German Tonic, put up in qt. bottles 1 So'-
per bottle, or a hal f dosen tor 50. -. . , . , , j ;
Do not forget to examine well the article you buy
in order to get the genuine.
rFOB SALE ST ALL iMHTGGISTS !-1
! A nd Dealers in Medicine! everywhere. - ! - i
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