Newspaper Page Text
Holmes County Republican.
Holmes County Republican. H. G. White, T. B. Cunningham,
Holmes County Republican. H. G. White, T. B. Cunningham, EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS.
MILLERSBURG, O. : OCTOBER 23, 1873.
The ' President's Thanksgiving
proclamation in language, spirit and
- ; official character, tells of the formal
. MMVMrfiftf riri Yrw Mir nAnrnmMt ftf
the ruling Prcridence of God. When
the feast daj arrires, the general ob
1 erranc.(C religious requirements
of the day, y the people, will attest
ther recognition cf a Supreme being.
A NUT TO CRACK.
Hera 's a ant for the Prohibi-1
. . tioniet to crack. Sajs the Cincin
": natti Cammereial: "The large Dem
ocratic majority in the Ohio Legis
,, lature is the product especially of
the prohibitionist. The Bepublicans
' would bare had the Leguilatare ir
respective of Hamilton county, if it
- - Jiad not been for the temrjerance oro-
, . x K
- hibitionists. The Domocracy will
' " of coarse repeal the Adair law, and
that will be. of great, assistance to
aL. 1 .1 . ti
DOES IT HELP THE CAUSE.
The prohibitionists who helped
.., vst uv Ascuiuuravbu; Tiueorjr - ui laab
u T . : . i ...
- week by their peristence in Toting
- " their hopeless State ticket, will no
uuuuv ue ueiigutcu to learn inai
'" "Governor Allen" is smoothing the
congratulations of his friends and
supporters with something that he
assures them "has been in his cellar
thirteen years." . The Prohibition
' party is doing some valuable work,
" Tint running an independent ticket
o , drawn from the Republican ranks, is
t-M part of it. '
In Georgia, at least, if in no oth-
4 er Southern State, the people seem
, to hare wisely made op their minds
that the time has fully arrived for
- ., the pursuit of other .industries be
v sude that of cotton growing. One of
? the finest copper mines in the coon
ry has just been dereloped in that
' State, and we see it stated that a
: single county along will this year
produce upwards of a million dol-
lars worth of iron, lumber and lime.
t Some of the papers predict that in
, ten years the iron interests of the
State will surpass the cotton crop.
A Convention somewhat out of the
. usual .order is now in session at
. - Denver, Colorado. It is composed
of prominent men from the trans
Missouri States and Territories, and
' its objects are to devise means to
secure a thorough system of irriga-
. , tien in that part of our country. To
.. this cod it is proposed that Con
gress be memorialized to grant cer
.'. tain unsold lands, a nd other privi-
lege,o as to give the needed means
" to carry out successfully the project
which is somewhat similar in its fea
tures to that which was adopted
some years ago for the reclamation
of swamp land & '
THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.
. The last mail steamer at San
.Francisco from Sandwich Islands
. brought dispatches from the United
States Consul at Honolulu to the
. State Departments. The Consul urg-
ed the necessity of a man-of-war be
ting sent to look after American in
terests in case complications arose
, from the death of the King.who was
v then very dangerously ill. Orders
": were - accordingly sent lrom here
- gome days since to dispatch the Sa-
ranac, which was at Mare Island
Station, to Honolulu as soon as she
1 could be put in trim. The Ports
. mouth was at Honolulu at last ad
.vices, but was expected to leave. -
. Despite the explanations and dis
' avowals put forth, it ia entirely cer-
. tain that the German Government
vis seriously troubled at the continu
ed and extensive emigration of the
people. The emigrant agents have
been compelled to discontinue busi
ness, and every sort of hinderance
that can be thrown in the way of
emigration, is freely made use of.
t Primarily, the German Emperor de
' sires to retain the young men for
for military service;buthe also fears
" for the inroads being made in the
vigorous working population of the
'country. In England, the fear of
' . emigration on a large scale, as a re
sult of a visit of of Joseph Arch to
-thie country, has already led to agi
tation, among the ruling clases, in
favor of the conferment of the bal
-Tot, and representations the labor
ing classes. Surely American influ
ence mates its silent way, even to
the thrones of the old world, and
'Causes them to tremble. ,
PRAIRIE FIRE IN NEBRASKA.
is. OmAHA,. Neb,, October 16. Ac
coasts oi uie temuc prairie ore in
. Southwestern Nebraska were receiv
ed to-day.' The fire originated near
the Otoe reservation and traveled in
.a northeast direction over twenty-
five miles, destroying every thing in
its path. Near Wilbur and ten miles
south of Caete, the avalanche of fire
approached a schoolhonse filled with
children, a number of whom rushed
out and endeavoring to escape ten
of them were over taken, three burn-
a to death.three fatally injured and
Tour others very severely maimed,
'lit Mot r . i - ,
uiuov ui uieui were gins seven or
eight years of age. . The mother of
three ot these children, in her es
deavors to save them was so terribly
burned that she cannot recover. Im
mense quantities of gram, many
holnses and barns were burned.Much
suffering is found in consequence.
Ct.TJie second thought is: often the
ghestui' The Michigan Constitutional
TUnventiou has not only reconsider
ed. its recent refusal to make women
eligible to school offi ers, but it has
also rendeied her eligible to posi
tions as registrars of deeds, notaries
public, and to such ether offices as
the Legis.ature may see fit to desig
"THE DEMOCRATIC GAINS."
The average newspaper reade,ac
customed during the past week to
long telegraphic columns of election
returns,each paragraph closing with
an estimation of'Dcmocratic gains"
is probably by this time ready to ad
mit that the recovery ef prestige
and numbers by the Democracy in
this State since last fall has been
something wonderful. It will be
time to analyze the figures and show
how much it all means when the of
ficial returns of all parties from all
the counties are received, but
enough is already known to make
the shouts and whoops of the Plain
Dealer,the World and the Enquirer
seem very puerile and ridiculous.
Whether the Democracy have any
thing to crow over or not depends
on whether they Lave in reality
gained anything, or whether they
have simply lost less votes as com
pared with last year's returns than
the Republicans; in other wards,
whether the result of last Tuesday's
election was the result of twenty-five
or thirty thousand Republicans go
ing over to the Democratic camp, o."
simply the result of a few thousand
more Republicans than Democrats
staying away from the polls. It is
evident, therefore, that what we
need to get at is the total vote. The
full returns are not yet in, but the
Cincinnati Gazette of Saturday takes
up the figures of thirteen counties
from which the returns of all par
ties are received, and makes there
from a remarkably clear and consis
tent showing. The counties consid
ered are Stark, Clinton, Butler, Mia
mi, Wayne, Warren, Brown, Dela
wareMorrow, Logan, Franklin,Har
din and Seneca. In all of these the
Democracy has made what it calls
"gains" since last year. After giv
ing in detail the vote in each of the
thirteen counties for 1872 and 1873
the Gazette adds np as follows:
Total Republican vote 42,296 34,778
Total Democratic vote 42,235 37,159
Grand total 84,431 71987
Kconbuoan majority, 10T3 m
Republican loss, 1873 7,518
Republican loss per cent 17
Democratic loss, 1873 5,076
Democratic loss per cent 12
Excess of Republican loss 2,442
In a word, the Democrats, so far
from gaining anything, have lost
twelve per cent of their last years
vote. Mr. Allen gets 5,000 less votes
in these thirteen counties than Mr
Wiley ,the Democratic candidate for
Secretary of State, got in the same
counties last year. The simple fact
is, that 5 per cent more Republi
cans than Democrats were indiffer
ent or pre occupied by the panio or
for other reason stayed away from
the polls. We shall be greatly sur
prised, if the entire State, when tne
returns are in, does not show a cor
responding result. This does not
make the deleat any less disgrace
ful for the Repnblicans; it simply
shows that the Democracy, who are
hailiag the election of Allen as a ti
dal wave and the beginning of a
groat political revolution which will
sweep Thurman or Hendricks into
the Presidency in 1875,ar counting
chickens a long time before they are
hatched. Cleveland Leader.
- So close have been the figures of
the late election, that it has been dif
ficult to arrive at the true result.
One thing is certain, every body was
taken by surprise, both Democrats
and Republicans, when it was an
nounced that Allen was probably
elected. As the returns came in
slowly and the count was close, the
anxiety was great. Although the
official returns are not all in yet,
enough is known to assure the elec
tion of Allen for go-ernor" The
rest of the State ticket is Republi
can by a majority of from four ' to
eight hundred. The Legislature is
Democratic by a majority of fifteen
on joint ballot. We trust the Re
publicans have learned a lesson that
they will remember a short lime at
least. The Democrats are entitled
to clear out their cobwebbed throats
with a shout over their unexpected
success, and there is not the slight
est fear that they will not shout loud
enough. We hope they will yell so
loud aa to awaken Republicans to a
sense of their folly in staying away
from the polls through overconfi-
THE RESULT IN OHIO.
In one respect the result in Ohio
will do great good. It has shown
that the same old spirit of Copper-
headjsm is, after all' the strongest
element of Democracy. In spite of
last year's professions of "liberal
ism," which many Republicans at
the time were inclined to regard as
sincere, in spite of professions of
readiness to disband, and to take
up new issues, made this year in
quarters where the farmers or other
local movements have given oppor
tunity for such tactics, the fact
stands out in bold relcif that una
dulterated, unreconstructed, unre
pentant unblushing Copperhead
ism rallies more Democratic votes
than any other position which that
party can take. This is bacause
that element is far stronger and
more positive in the Democratic
party than any other. It is the back
bone and the life of it, and does
not vanish as some over-hopeful
political counselors believed. It is
precisely that element with which
we have to deal in Missouri, though
under very different circumstances.
Just the same spirit which makes
Bourbonism the master in the Dem
ocracy of Ohio gives rebelism the
control of the Democracy of Mo.,
and will drive into hostility to that
party every man who can lookback
upon a loyal record, or who retains
any touch of affection for the Union
cause St. Lovit Glrbe.
The population of London is civ-
in the last census report at 3.245,-
YELLOW FEVER—HOW IT WORKS UPON
The type of this disease varies
from year, and every great epidemic
has traits of its own, but the main
features are the same, and an exper
ienced and competent physician in
fallibly recognizes these in twenty-
four hours. True, is it impossible
for the most skillful to distinguish
between these symptoms and those
of the Dengus, or "broken-bone fe
ver," for the first night and day.
A man in the enjoyment of uncom
mon health and strength (for the
delusive disease seems to delight in
snarinz its victims unawares, to
make the sacrifice fat for its dark al
ter) finds a rigor or slight chill
creeping over him,followed by pains
in the head and back, and fever,
which rises rapidly. The pains be
come violent, excruciating, and the
pulse ranges from 108 to 120. The
tongue is not coated or furred, but
assumes a reel, glassy appearance,
and often swells to far beyond its
natural size; the gums begin to en
large, and a black deposit settles on
the teeth. The secretions of the
body are deranged, and often the
bladder becomes dry as a powder-
horn, for the kidneys fail to perform
their functions. Woe to the patient
when such is' the case, for the urin
ary acid is almost sure to be carried
to the brain, producing the wildest
delirium, and if not quickly reliev
ed, issuing in speedy and terrible
death. The stomach is disordered,
and often there is a disposition to
retch; the nerves become preternatu
rally excited, and the restlessness is
indescribable, while the eyes are
painfully sensitive to light and the
ears to sound. In some case3 the
lips, the whole face, grow red
crimson. Usually the full, corded
pulse throbs with sledge-like strok
the other symptoms unabated for
seventy two hours, when the fever
declines the pulse still remaining
quick, but, like the trembling vibra
tion of a thread. By this time the
patient is so reduced that he can
scarcely lift his head,ae-iadeed raise
an eyelid. This is the critical per
iod, and, in fact, forward from this
time until absolute, not apparent,
convalescence takes place.
Yellow fever is sometimes thought
to be a high type of the bi!ious,but
there could be no greater mistake,
tor countless auspices have shown
the liver to be in good condition ;in
deed, l nave not Heard or a case
where it was seriously implicated.
The disease is tut generis, having
little or no kinship with other mal
arious affections, and is distinctly
posion or the blood into the gums,
eyes, ears, stomach; for in some se
vere cases blood is thrown out from
every opening of the body. It is of
ten forced in large quantities into
the stomach,and when this is thrown
off the black vomit occurs.
The approaching close of another
year brmg with it the occasion for
.1 t . i i - .
me reuewai ui luannsgiviijg anu iue
acknowledgement to the Almighfy
Rnler of the universe for the unnum
bered mercies which he has bestow
ed upon us. Abundant harvests
have been among the rewards of in
dustry. W ith local exceptions,
health has been among the blessings
enjoyed. Tranquility at home and
peace with other nations have pre
vailed. Frugal industry is regaining
its merited recognition and its re
wards. Gradually, -but under the
providence of God surely, as we
trust, the nation is recovering from
the lingering results of a dreadful
civil strife. For these and all other
mercies vouchsafed, it becomes us
as a people to return heartfelt ac
knowledgements, and with our
thanksgiving we may unite prayers
ror the cessation of local and tern
porary suffering. .
1 therefore recommend, that on
Tuesday, the 27th day of November
next the people meet in their respec
tive places of worship to make ac
knowledgements to Almighty God
for His bounties and His protection
and to offer to him prayers for their
In witness whereof, I have here
unto set my hand and caused the
seal of the United States to be affix
ed, Done at the City if Washing
ton, this 14th day of October, in the
year or our Lord 187 3, and the inde
pendence of the United States the
THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION. U. S. GRANT
By the president:
HAMILTON FISH, Sec'y of State.
A FUNNY TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR.
Perhaps the funniest tvpo-rrapbi
cal error of modern times occurred
in a recent issue of the Danbury
Jews. vv bat are we to think of an
evangelical alliance such as is here
described? "A band of three hund
red 'clergymen' are on the frontier,
and after a successful raid they will
retreat to their reservation, carrying
their scalps and plunder with them
to enjoy, under the protection of
a government post,a feast and a war
dance.for which the pioneer citizens
of Colorado furnish both scalps and
food. Comment on such a state of
affairs is nseless."(One would think
bo.) "No words can do he subject
justice." Scarcely. But it 13 fair
to persume that if the word "Chey-
ennes" had been substituted for the
word "clergymen" in the first line
of the above, the purposes of the au-
inor would nave been better realiz
The gold which anxious seekers
find in the Morgan county Indiana,
news is said to be of excellent quali
ty woat tuere is 01 it. "liie ma
jority of it," says the local uewsna
per, without much regard for verbal
accuracy, 'is twenty-live carats fine.
To make up, however, for nny defi
ciency of gold, "rubies, garnets and
also emory" abound ;and also grind
stones: it must re ratner discour
aging for a man who goes out seek
ing gold, bright precious and glit
tering, to bag nothing better than
grindstones.espccially when we con
sider bow beavv they must be to
carry home, aud what a large bag
must oe required to bold even a few
or them. However, a good grind
stone is better than nothing, though
it woula be rather expensive to set
for a breastpin.
George Francis Train has shaken
the dust from his feet and left the
country for ever. The trouble ii
George Francis never remains long
of one mind, and is sure to be a re
[From the Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat.]
HORRIBLE AFFAIR—DEATH FROM
SUFFOCATION AND AMPUTATION.
One of the most horrible occur
rences that we have been called up
on to chronicle took place on Thurs
day afternoon, 27th nit, sight miles
north of Knob Xoster, Johnston
Countv. For the particulars we
are indebted to W. u.
chant of that town.
On the day above mentioned a
party of farmers from the county ad
jacent wer attending James Foster's
machine,engaged in threshing wheat
on Mr. Albaugh's farm, the scene
of the horrible occurence. During
the afternoon, while busily thresh
ing, a small wheel became broken,
the excessive friction produced
therefrom quickly igniting the dry
wheat straw and chaff, with which
the machine was surrounded. A
stiff breeze was blowing at the tine
threatening a spread of flame to a
large rick of wheat adjoining. Con
templating at once the desperate
emergency, one of the employes, Mr.
Arnold, mounted the front part of
the thresher and attempted to smoth
er out the flames. In steping on
the feed-board one foot slipped, hU
les entered the machine about half
to his ankle,' where, horrible to re
late, it became firmly caught! Vain
weie the efforts to release the poor
man from his terrible situation.
The machine was run slowly back,
but effected nothing. No time was
to be hst. - The flames were gradu-
ally increasing. Unless removed he
would be burned alive. A desper
ate remedy was then proposed the
last and only hope. A stout man,
with a common chopping ax, then
severed the imprisoned leg just be
low the kuee, tbo amputation requir
ing three several blows. X be . un
fortunate man was taken from the
machine ' and a runner dispatched
for medical aid.' 'A physician was
fortunately soon round, out tne
wounded man died before ue reacli
ed his side, although every assis
tance was offered him by those pres
ent The deceased was aged about
35 years, and leaves a stricken fam
ily to mourn his sudden and - terri
ble death. .
MIRAGE OF THE MOON.
The Toledo, Ohio, Commercial de
scribes the following extraordinary
A sight very rarely seen wae wit
nessed from this city yesterday fore
noon. October the 10th. The morn
ing was one or the brightest sun-
1 5 (. Il f villi BtD Min.,lr.1ilir alaa.
About 9:30 our attention was called
to what at first-sight was taken for
the moon, the only thing then ap-
pearing remarkable being anusual
i. k . . i il. i.
uiikuuchiuvih! presence oi sucu
i i- 1 . rpi
'"""S""- W" ,
iu a uurtu westerly uirecuon, anu at
i i i i . .it
rizon. A second thought however.
showed that the moon had set about
two hours previously, and.of course,
was then far below the hornzon. '
1 ue mystery was at once solved
by the reflection that what was seen
...a,lj..Uv,..u;i ujuagc ul
the moon. Such phenomena in the
case of shipping and other objects
in connection with larger bodies or
water and extensive plains are fre
quently seen, but we never before
heard of this kind. . Occurring as it
did, over cue land, and some dis
tance from the lake, makes it the
more remarkable. The moon was
near its last quarter, and its lines
were uiosi, isuncuy arawn, tuougu
. j, .i i
upon careful examination something
like a tremulousness could be ob
The explanation of the mystery is
laminar witu all students in astrno
my and atmospheric phenomena. It
was an optical illusion, due to un
equal densities and refracting pow
ers ol adjacent strata In tne air.
Sometimes the operation is simply
a refraction or bending of the - rays
ol ligut in tueir passage from one
strata to another;while at others.the
angle and relation of strata beio
favorable, there is a perfect reflec
tion, as from a mirror. In the pres
ent case it bad more tne reHection.
Ibis pnenomenon is ottener.observ-1
eu iu me iuuiuius,.iui uic reaauu
that the atmosphere near the sur-
race or the water or tne jana retains
its heat through thef night,and hence
is rarer man uic strata above, inus
raj b ui iigui, aa in 1.1113 uase 01 me
moon, jn passing from the rarer to I
me ueuser meuium are retracted or 1
reflected, aeeordtnsr-io-thB tnclina I
tionoftbe angle -and the relative
densities of the strata. - -
many curious cases 01 mirage are t
recorded. Oanlain SeoreshT in 1899
saw the ship Fame at a distance of
miles bevond the viaihl
hnn-iztin of th aliwrvcr Tn 1 fi
the whole of Dover was seen at
Ramsgate. England.thoueh ordinar-
ily on iy tne tops ol the highest spires
war in stfrhr. 5. mm hanHuabr 1 1 I
the islands and shipping on the lake
have frequently loomed up ten to
fifteen degrees above the horizon
the observer.whiW the Canada shore
1 J I. : I. i m I
observed like phenomena. But the
. 1 1 , " " , c
presentation of the moon, as in the
present case, has not before been
known to us. -At all even ts.it was a
remarkable and highly interesting
phenomenon. - - .
LETTER FROM PRESIDENT GRANT.
New York, Oct 14. Publication I
is made m the Evening Post to day
01 .1 letter irom rresulcnt Urant to
A. Gowdry, of the Continental
Bank dated October Cth
8aJs: " ' ' '
"My whole object in the letter to
Antuony k iamir was to restore
confidence to the public inind.and to
give assurances that the (iovern-
ment would give all aid m its pow-
er, keeping in view, at: the same
time, the solvency of the National
T T !..!.. .1
xicutiury. . x auiuuu tu tue tact tuat 1
rnrt.p fYlllf mi mn roanrva nntna in I
the Treasury would be regarded as
money in the Treasury, and would
showin? that means are aL hand to
give the relief we promise. I do not
believe the present panic will work
to individuals half the injury it will
to the c-eneral frnnd nf th
country at large. Our monetary
O " 1
system is a creation of necessity. It
uas no elasticity, out in otuer re-
. . . ,, , . . 1 , 1 1
the value of his paper dollar. On
the contary it is seized and hoarded
wi h the sa me avidity now that the
guiuuuiiiu uKutxi n iui niu iim
..1 itl .. . :ii 11 . I
tention to the defects in our mone-l.
1 ... X. . aav n
tary system, and will no doubt lead
to legislation to relieve the want or
c.oi,.i.n,jr. iuc jiuuiu uus urougut
greenbacks about to a par with eil-
vcr. I wonder that silver is already
coming in the marker to supply the
in the circulating medium,
When it does come, and I predict
that it will soon.we will have made
rapid stride toward specie par-
a.... vumutj .iiijniTju u-
low silver after that"
An attempt to answer the qnes
seventeen tipq... "What,., becomes of all the
off.9 PnttID t.hem under polite obli
"B8 iea in one district 127 peo
work Pe- In the year 1871 more than 20.
emotion, shouted: "Hi! you drop
deficiency ped a brick." The bricklayer, who
was looking over the edge of the
scaffold to see if the brick wa. d.m.
William Allen is Ohio's next gov
ernor... . ...
California State tax is fifty cents
on the dollar.
Geerge Francis Train has returned
Atchison, Kan., has a "Pomonto
logical 'Society." .
The smallpox is still digging pits
in Scranton, Pa.
The democratic vote this fall was
lighter than for many years.
The entire Republican ticket except
governor is elected.
We expect to be well goerned
during the neit two years.
' Topeka,Kansas,has had a destruc
tive fire; . ,.(
Bears are stiil roaming in the wilds
The colored people of Zanesville
have organized a band.
Dr. McCandlish, the great scotch
preacher, died in Edinburg Sunday
The democrats b ave got the gov
ernor, and the Legislature. Take
them and welcome, we have no need
The democracy have the Ohio
Legislature, by a majority of fifteen
on joint ballot
The Republicans elected William
governor o vaio, oy slaying
"y irom iue pons.
William P. Lnpton, Mayor of Cad
iz, died a few days since of con
' The feeling on the part of the
creditors of Jay Cook to oppose the
appointment of Rollins as trustee for
the hrm is great
Many of the little towns in North-
ern Ohio have done nobly for Shreve
port and Memphis.
It costs twenty-four cents per
bushel to slip wheat from Toledo
to JN. 1. by rait
Fostoria is to have .Reaper' and
Mower and Agricnltral Works with
$100,000 capital. .
The blast furnace at Irondale is
now idle, bit it is thought that it
will be started again in a few
Ashtabula will have a musical fes-
Itival on the 27th of October, con
ducted by professor Emerson.
The Columbiana Co. . Teachers'
Institute meets in Columbiana on
tue uuru uaJ l "muer'
. Omega is the name of the last
child of aNoiristown family of twen-
lfw ;.i 1 t,:i.n..;
I -X Il'iii UIIIIUVU AUVt UlglllltlUg
hen tn Crockett Co,, Tenn., hatched
. ; n, ,..
a ui v.. '..i vi vunscuo iu kuc kuyiuunb
Ihrani.tiPi nf toll tnw.
The total anuual rental of house
in England above $50 a year is $325.
Tr Srntt. nfw
been returned to th'e Ohio Legisla
tnre. He is one of the ablest and
best informed men in that body.
Since the opening of Stokes' pres
ent trial the bets in New lork are
eight to three that he will be sen
tenced to imprisonment for life.
Mr Foote, of Tonics, Illinois,
while visiting the Wenona Fair, pat
ronized a lung - testing machine.
The exertion made his lungs bleed
I . .
and in Tour hours be was a corpse.
Twas not democratic gains that
elected a democratic governor.
was simply the absence from the
polls of Republicans that did the
A catfish weighing one hundred
and fifty-three pounds, and measur
ing twelve inches between the eyes
was lately ea ught near (jumcy, II-
By vigorous enforcement of the
liquor law Boston has managed to
reduce the number of its bar-rooms
to a little over 2,000..
Three weeks ago last Sundy
VOuni; man bv the name of Henrv
wnriinor whi n ont hnntmor npr
Ukron, accidentally nhot himself
through his rirht hund. Shon.lv f.
ter he was taken sick, and fiually
wal seized with lockjaw, of which
De djei last Sunday,
jsightv persons were arrested in
Boston on a charee of circulating
obscene literature, and all but one
have been locked ud in default ol
news-boysi". would involve a reve-
latl0n or t,le history of the early
1,,e ot many 8iiccesrul and wealthy
Chicago dry goods merchants now
Provid lunches for their customers
SaHon8 to 8tnKe a bargain
The question of corpor.1 punish-
ment in scbools is a subject of grow
ing discussion in the Eastern States
and the drift of public sentiment
seems setting in favor of its aboli
There are bo fish in the ffreat
Salt Lake. The only living thing
beneath its waters is a worm, about
a quarter or an inch long. This
worm shows ub beautifully beneath
theiM8 of . micro8COpe.
wuw .sua ui iuiuunvuc. ? UCU Vl
storm arises, the worms are driven
ashore by thousands, and devoured
hJ the black g"1'9-
Frank Munson. Jr.. aged fifteen
rears, of Milan, went hnntinsr last
Saturday wun some other boys,
Hearing the report of Frank's eua
the other boys tnrned back to see
what he bgid shot and fonnd him
dead, with a ghastly wound behind
the right ear.where the whole charge
ui euot nau entered.
.1 1 .
. cw Per8" conception of
lne enous mortality among men
caused or wild beasts, in East In
dla nearly 15,000 persons were kill
ev ,n one Tear (1869) by snakes
.lone- ' l lnat meyear a single
AAit t n 1 1
"v.. re KU,ea DJ W1 nimals of
it tt.i il. t.i
' fciii mi untuuee wi
Ttr f TlO KAm niv Tnm 'Fli
when we t vaIaM '
itandard of the outside world, our
M.,.r..u,. ni l.
A Hartford bricklavcr let fall
brick from a fourth mtnrv nnnn th
snouioer or a man passing beneath,
The man paused for a moment, and
then with a voice trembling with
aged.checrfullv answered All riirht
you neeun t mind bringing it up to
Passengers in the Cleveland stree
cars have the privilege of purchasing
An economical negro in Wilming
ton, Del., says he picks up, on an
average, 7,300 pins in a year.
A very superior quality of cham
pagne is now made with petroleum
as the chief ingredient The man
ufacturers claim that it is the best
that has ever benzine.
The President has caus ed an "or
der to be issued from the War De
partment giving full pardon to all
deserters who may return to dut on
or before the 1st of January next
and who may serve faithfully during
the remainder of their terms of en
listment There is nothing lost wb ich shall
not be found. In North Bridgewa
ter, Mass3achsetts, last Spring an
elderly citizen, while planting pota
toes, lost his pocket-book. When
the time came for him to dig pota
toes.lhe hoe brought out of the hill
the missing receptable of cash.
The laving of the corner stone of
the new Capital of Iowa, the other
day, iuaugrated a new era in public
occasions. No speeches were made
except a few remarks by a workman
who got his fingers pinched.and they
were merely of a cursery character.
There is nothing lost which shall
not be found. In North Bridgewa
ter, Massachusetts, last spring an
elderly citizen, while planting pota
toes, lost his pocket-book. When
the time came for him to dig pota
toes, the hoe brought out of the hill
the missing receptacle of cash.
The hardest thing ever said of
England, is the assertion that it
spends in intoxicating drinks $370,-
000,000, annually, and the hardest
part of the whole thing is the prob
ability that the assertion is pretty
The serpent, as nsual, formed the
principal topic of discusion for the
scientist at Bradford, this year.
The gentlemen exhibit serpent forms
found in every nation on the globe
including a dozen or two from Ohio.
It is rather remarkable how the old
serpent always turns np.
The Altoona Tribune says that
over a bridge on the Pennsylvania
Railroad is the following inscrip
A sign in this city reads:
Whitewashing Taken Inn Hear.
A sign in Edenburg used to say:
Weaver bt John Williams.
And a finger board on the Cres-
son Springs grounds offer a stand
ing reward of five dollars for the
arrest of anybody who may be guil
ty of mutilating the
What are said to be the richest
gold fields in the world have just
been discovered in the Argentine
Republic. The first discoverers are
said to have sold out their claims
for $100,000,000. Such statements
need not be accepted unreservedly.
The Argentine Republic wants em
Some twenty freight conductors I
and brnkemen on the Lake Shore I
and Michigan Southern Railroad I
have beeu detected in stealing!
freight, and discharged. Their ope-1
rations, it appears, have been going
on for a year past;
There ii no pain which the
CenUur Liniment will not re
lieve, no swelling it will not
btibduesnd no lameness it will
not core. This is strong lang
uage, bnt it is true. It has pro-
t jSIIJt neuralgia, lock-jaw
palsy, sprains, swellings, caked-breasts.
scalds, burns, salt-rheum, car-ache Ac
upon the human frame, And of strains,
spavin, galls, Ac. upon animals in one year
than have all other pretended remedies since
the world began. It is a cuontvr-irritant, an
all healing pain reliever. Cripples throw
away their crutches, t e lame walk, poikon
oas bites are rendeted harmless, and the
wounded are healed without a scar. It is no
humbug. The recipe is published around each
bottle. It is selling as no article ever before
old, and It sells because it does just what it
pretends to do. Those who now suffer from
rheumatUra pain or swelling deserve to suffer
if th"y will not use Centaur Liniment. More
than 1000 certificates of remarkable cures, in
cluding frozen ltmbe, chronic - rheumatism,
goat, running tumors, ftc hare been received
We will send a circular containing certificates
he recipe, Ac, gratis, to any one requesting
It One bottle of the yellow wrapper Centaur
Liniment is worth one hundred dollars for
spavined or sweenied horses and mules, or tor
crew-worm in sheep. Stock-owners this
liniment is worth your attention. No family
should be without Ceotaur Liniment. Sold by
all Druggists. SOcents per bottle; Urge hot-
oTtAaai'ftr-k'r.-iM. is more than asubtitnt I
for Utitr Oil. It ia the onleie arttclo in I
existence which is certain to a&similaus the
iuo.1, rejulate the uonrels, cure wind-colic,
and uroduro ufttura! Bleep. It contains neith.
er iniuerau. moriiliine or alcohol, aud is oleas.
unt to take. Children need not cry, and moth.
ers may rett
Jackson St, Millersbnrg, O.
Above SAUNDEllS' Dnis Store.
ALL work entmsted to llieiu will be made
np in tile lulest style, moot durable man
ner, and guaranteed to five satisfaction in
Sixth Judicial District
At a meeting of tne uudenfffned Judges ofj
the Court of Common Please of the Sixth Judi
cial District of Ohio, it is ordeiedthat tbeter
eral terms of the Court of Common Pleas and
District Courts within and for said District for,
the year 1974 at the times following:
Holmes County June 8th
Wayne County June 10th
Richland County JunellUn
Ashland Coiiuty Junettd
Morrow County J une 25 th
Delaware County June 29th
Knox Conuty July 6th
Coshocton County July 9th
Licking County July 13th
Court of Common Pitas.
Ashland County March 9, July 13, Not. Jn.
Coshocton " Feb. 10, April 18, Mo,. S.
Delaware " March M, Aug 81, Nov. SJ.
Holmes " Jan. It, April 6. Oct. 19,
Knox " Feb. , May 4. Oct 1.
Licking " Jan. 12, April 13, Oct. 19,
Morrow " Feb., May 11, Oct I.
Hichland " April , Aug. It, IMc. T.
Wayne ' March. Aug. a, Nor. SO.
CHAS. FOI.I.KTT, I
iKO. W. (iKUDnVS.
11. DIKLAM jjuBOIS.1
' ' . . A1M .U3. I
WM. HKKI). J
The foramina Is a traa run. Ar tha nntaw am
in thi, oOco.
In Testimony W hereof, I bare hereunto sut
r.rirMHl hiv namM mi.it . frl ihj. ! I
HAL of said Court at Miilerahurg, this loin I
uuy i wiooor. A. u. tola.
JOHN 8. ORB,
Clerk of the Court of Holme, County.
Ostobor M, iri-ll)w.
PORTER, DOHALDSOM & COHPAIIY,
LG. SCOTT CO,.
127 Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Ia-,
Wholesale Dealeks in "
Mliery ail Straff GodHi ail Fancy NoUons ! .
OFFER AN ENTIRELY FRESH STOCK AT THE CLOSEST FIGURES. -
All the Noreltiet in their line received m soon as imported. Milliner asd Merchants
are invited to examine this stock before purchasing
SPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO ORDERS.
J. HAWKDJS. J.J.PORTER.
FALL JLISiy WINTER.
In the City.
J. H. BORLAND,
Matfactar asi WMesale Dealer, 53 4 55 Wool SI,
IS KOW RECEIVING ONE 0 THE
LARGEST STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES
Ever Brought to the City, Consisting of
Men's, Boyt ud Tooths' BooU, Brof u and
wi Hununii anu .upcn,
lor cash, and will
mjr- Particular attention is called to oar SMOKY CITY BOOTS. Also, Agents tat BUB
BEK3 AT FACTORY PRICES.
The trade is specially invited to call and examine m? stock and prices before purchasing
eisewnere. vraers irom tne oouncrr nuea
Family Retail Store,
98 Market Street.
D. V. DOS ALDSOX. C E. PATTERSON.
and Shoe House''!
Balmorals. Ladies, Misses and Children's Galt-
t nirij njn ami h , iNmui
be sold at easlera prices.
promptly at eastern pricey at
J. H. BORLAND'S,
53 &55Wood St,Fittbarg.
New Hoods I
CALL AITD SEE THEM.
For Flour, Bread, Cakes,
Pies, Ice Cream, Lemon
ade, Coffee, Sugar, Tea,
Rice, Canned Fruits, Can-
dKOS. Crackers Flo- Nut-o
PrUfieS, English Currants,
COrn StaTCh, S. C. Starch,
pAArI Crarh r,rUl DAAU
Pea" 5tarCnf Dried PeaCh
OS. Dried Annloo Rao n m
Cinder, Mustard, Cream
Tartar, Raisins, Pepper,
Spice, Soaps, Baskets,
Brooms. Mop Sticks, Cin
namon, Tobacco, Cigars,
Stove Polish, Shoe Black-
Fish, Salt, Lime, Wool
Twine, Bed Cords, Bacon,
It Toole the
WHAT DID !
Domestic Sewing ICachine,
the Holmes Coenty Agricultural Fair, tot
N. D. BELL, Agent.
Want a cook.
Want a clerk.
Want a partner.
Want a situation.
Want a servant girl.
Want to soil a piano.
Want to sell carriage.
Want to buy or sell a farm
Want a hoarding place
Want to sell town property.
Want to Bell mmnmirimm nm . I
Want to sell houhnl.l r.
Want to aell drv ,m.i. ... .'
Want to and eustomert for auvthina.
AOVERTISa IN THK KSPUBLICAN.
AdTertl.Ing will gala new customers.
juivertiaiug will keep old customers.
Auvenii ng liberally always pays,
aii Tanning makes snceess easy.
Advertising begeu couadeneo. .
Advertiaing show, energy,
Advertlsiug shows pluck.
Advertising meant bis.
Advertise or ' 'bust,"
25 pieces of worsted Dress Goods,
at 20c. per yard, worth 30c
40 pieces or Dress Goods, at 25 c
. per yard, worth 27c
50 pieces of Dress Goods at 50c per
vara, worth 7ac.
10 pieces of Sateens at 85c per yard
worth 9 l.2a.
10 nstterns of the wUnll t..nnl
A-opuna,siiK ana wool, at l.d0
per yd. worth 4J2.0O. '.
10 patterns Silk and Wool Mohairs.
at Soc per yd. worth $1.25.
200 yards of Lyons vGros GraiE
Black Silk, at $1.50 per yd. worth
200 yards of Lyons Best Gros Grain
Black bilk, at $i.37 cents pei
ycu worth 93.UU
Pa s ev Shawls, at $17
worth $25. I
A good assortment of ' Staple
vjioous, run btocK or f ancuioods
AT- . ,
NoJ, Commereial Block. Millersbnrg, Ohio.
MISS SAWYER'S SALVE,
rjKMt you han a snrrs eosaHniaf ssotUnf sn
XX beaHmr nroMrtfcM. with uduMMiiHMli
M. A remedT at hud for th wtmnm m1
acnes, wounds and bruises tovhkfa Sean k SHr.
la ui raailr applied than aaanr other Rawdlee.
produdns; a had eject, bnt alwnja wKsi lag
It is nrenand bv Jflae JhiM ) Wm - '
her own eHenehs) treatment of tha nick, fes-
huij i.7 wun btwm eillMSB
The prindpd dtoesses for which Hue earn hi roe.
I ammainded arm. f?Hhlsri " m..
I Alia Uliuuinal u
Ke, 8m JKppltt, MaUmnt, SmUtn Jreeafa,
ZtcA. Scald Bead. lWWu. Onail flw.
Scald,. Ou BrUn, Crp, Oaoteel Wan4
Sons on Children
It nerer telle to euro BaemnozfcB. ft immI,
ppHed. Bub it on well with the hand three Umm
tatPOm It has been eiemmiod to luoeZ
9d. Persons that have been afflicted Jbr jeeo
1 TTS. Ulij Ilia Urn aiSaiMSUia
od emetine the pollr.nl. for Caovaeol .Ummt
Hodecee a eore ImoMdtaserjr. Let those with Salt
tOmm Otoe that Soree, and anplr H treelT.and
flwr will Sad It tnTalaahle. It a, acod m eaaoa of
acmtua mmd Tnmej e. Ointwe hare bee
Bioief and Son JKnaloa.
ess br pottinc fct the eon on n niece of
Far Aims thie is snperior s BTlainf I
Vor PimpUt thie acta like a caaunVTlAr
mrFsif mniff nnfe hi i.im i i rM.
5 -e W n ch. for Jmt
and ScaldM, appiy the Selre at oooe ae4 It sine
hMortiite robctr far Old Jjarm. anBr eaco a
-I? "T01 awaJnaVo proBerlka
t'tWTSfm' to kenSSS
fg gef. a piianoias the growth of the hair,
amenta a turning erey, and on bald aaoto a no-
witaoot thie ' ' r,ii
soeaiuUu far the toilet. It eradteatee daaeroe- ui
From Mn. KI.TtABSTH COOMBS,
. Braaawlek, Aprfl , ISsT.
Ing. and wae eery giad ywt ooockided to let aat
a will be quite an ocom
Mv www oaivo. a uun
f think I ean do weU with it, ead
everything doe and has s
ate aaa tried
leg aa that Saroa of roan, and wo In
U to be all. amd earn him . mam mm
laiahe. W. a kTvT'.CTJT!
Aneralzyeara.andhaeeaacda for wmriaiaaC
and ean Man mm a. - . ... JZT
I M it far a weak hock, and a acta ttkoaeharaa.
Mr. Coombe lua had fatar San aaUaeyar
mtrta man. wndmamldhma m- .i.
fad mdnmd a nmrdf m four 6mm. U keepa
feanaleiandlalHoewt the tnaaaunatieej. prsad
Oeak and elnae, and doee fae ban all that be ean
ean reeonuBjcoa it far a aood asany thaaan
von hare not. to. I m k a. i i .k- r
conakkar a invaluable la a family. "
J oars,, KU2ABa7TH O0O1CB3.
TO TRX AWTT ir-rm
If yowDratntiet la ont of the Salro. and
keep.eaaolied. aead aura eeaaas awe
aw, ana raoeiro a bus by morn ataU.
P In Larra Boms at 60 eanta eark
r three taaee as larva aa the box renreeeated
above). Prepared by MISS C. 8AWVKH mma
J" hr L. M. BOBBINS, WbolooaJ.
nOa KOtmil nranrUL BiwVlaml mj.
A Trial Box Beat free by anil on lataunnf suae
waaa. by U M. atOBBIXS, Bortlaad, Ma.
THIS VALtTABI.S SALT! 19 SOLD IT
ALL III ft IiKKm IS MUICUB8
mmm mmommmm mm-
Doeriiig & Co.
wuoLntLt num is .
m o rm am,
Now and oomnleie stock es
J tat apea as
143 & 145 Water 8t, 1
EDWAUD FOZ & CO., .
Producw CommiiMoa Merchant
th sal. ot Butter, Kg-g. Cheoso. Flour,
i uwiwa, vrieu anu urw, a runa,
and all kinds of Country froduoe.
LlbMty Strwwt, Prttsburgh. Pm.
KKFKB, B T FKKMIaSlON. TO
Arbackloa A Co. iwholeeaia) Urooara, Fitu.
K". inuirvm.nl i not LWHST
aaa, rruaonrgn. a. Kwart A (
n aoiaaaie uroeers. rituburaa.
F. W. Jenkins A Bro , Whole
sale Flour alvrabaata.