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JOHN P. BARRETT,
JOHN L. CASE,
WALLACE GRUELLE, Enrroit.
HARTFORD, Q II 10 COUNTY, KV.,
WEDNESDAY, FKBRUARY 24, 1875.
Wetluradny. February 17.
A wrious fire occurred in Canton, Chi
na, January 3; one hundred and fifty
liousfs were liurncd.
A Berlin ditipntch to the London Daily
News reports General Von Moltke .seri
ously ill. '
John Mitchell has been returned to the
British Piirltament Irom Tipperary, Ire
land, without opposition.
N. II Hendricks, a Mater, pairing
the roof of a house, in NetOrleanH, yes
terday, fell into the yard below and was
A YoKonoma dispatch ears the iron
rteamrr Berlin, latelv running between
pert on the inland sea, under Japanese
management, has been destroyed by bre.
The crew and passengers are reported
lost. Particular have not been received.
The body of Michael .Heike was found
near the railroad station in the town of
Lake, Illinois, this morning at 8 o'clock,
terribly cat and mutilateJ. Heike was
a German workman, and left his house
at G o'clock to go to his work. He leaves
a family. There is no explanation of the
Nearly one thousand families of Men
"rtonites will soon arrive tn Canada from
Bnssia. They have chosen Manitoba for
their future residence, and have commis
sioned an agent to buy for them several
thousand bead of cattle in the west.
Dunne the month of January the city
of Boston supplied soup to 10,73? families
at a coet of $1,823 91 The sonp is made
of beef, mutton, fish and vegetables, and
the cost per meal' was 3 cents. Fifty
thousand individuals partook of the boun
ly of the city.
The restdence of D. B. Mellotl, near
McConnellsburg, Pa., was burned yester
day, and three 01 nis children were Dom
ed to death. Mr. and Mr?. Mellott went
away on a -visit, and left the children
' locked in the house. On their return
few hours afterward, they found the bones
of the children were found among the
A special dispatch to St. Lonis from
Topeka, Kansas-, says that near, Helena,
Colorado, on the Eth mst, thirty vigil
ants went to the house of one Gibbs. am
- on his refusing to deliver himself to them
to be bung, set fire to the bouse, in which.
were Gibbs, two women, and several ebil
dren. Gibbs leaped out through the flames
with a revolver, and shot three or the par
ty dead and wounded a fourth, when tb
rest look to their heels and fled. Gibbs
bad recently been acquitted on a charge of
tnuruer, and the vigiianta proposed to take
a summary appeal Irom the decision which
pel 01m at uocny.
Tfenrsday-, February 18.
It is denied that Gen. Yon Moltke's ill
oers is serious.
Planting operations are being vigorous-
jy pusucu iwitaiu in oouio.ueorgia.
Many of the Georgia negroes who eml
''crated to Arkansas some time ago are re-
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turning 10 meir om Domes.
Ben Butler has his rtvenee. Joh
Young Brown's language reached the peo-
"If I was desirous to express all that was
pusillanimous in human imprudence, for-
In Cuba, on the 16th insL. a Snanish
eofamn, numbering 305, was attacked by
-iw insurgents, commanded by Uonzales,
ear Manarcos. The fighting was des'
perate- 00 both sides, the Spanish re
tiented after the loss of 150 killed
wounded and missing.
Capt. J. R. Merrett, of Monroe county,
Ga., ip moving an old desk that had been
standing in one corner of a room in his
house ever since the death oT his father
many years ago, found a bag containing
9ftO in &(1A- ft waft finnfrinir rtn a ntT
driven in the back of the desk.
Yesterday afternoon an unknown man,
about forty years of age. jumped from
the second outside gallery of the dome of
the capitol, Washington city, and struck
head first on the roof of the Main building
one nunared leet below. I he coroner
will ascertain his name.
Some unknown persons fired six orsev'
' cn shots at S. N. Beasley and Andrew
- Jbinington as they were ascending tu
steps of the Gatesville. Texas, court-house.
Mr. E. escaped with two bullets through
his hat, and Mr. B. With four through
A report of a most singular Texas death
comes from Herme. in that State. Louis
Smith, a German, according to the ver
dict rendered by a jury, came to his death
by hanging, at his own hands. Such deaths
am a remarkable rarity in Texas, a cheer
' IdI assistance in such little matters being
generally looked upon by the benevolent
lexan as a christian duty,
Public interest in the James bova sen
sation has been aroused again by an ar
rest made yesterday near Independence,
ja.o., 01 one times, supposed to be con
cerned in the robbery of Wells & Fargo'i
express oar, where $30,000 was secured
A deputy marshal went to Mrs. Hints'
house, and, after arresting Hines, was re
luming 10 fnaependence, when he was
suddenly con fronted by threearmed horse
men, the notorious Jesse James leadin
them. By the aid of superior force an
leveled revolvers, Hampton was forced to
deliver up his prisoner, and all disappear
ed, leaving him unharmed, but without
1 bis prisoner.
Friday, February 19.
Ward, of Colfax notoriety, the meanest
and blackest nigger in Louisiana, repre
senting urant parish in tne Legislature,
was expelled vesterdav. for disorderly r.on.
duct the day before, by a voe of forty-nine
Charley Potter, a butcher, was arrested
!u Alabama Wednesday, and brought to
Memphis yesterday, to answer the aharce
of murdering Joe Hyatt 00 the night of
A negro was yesterday admitted info, tin
fctnior class of the Boy s High School,, at
New Orleans. Twenty out of twenty-two
in uie ciass leu me school immediately,
No disturbance occurred.
Mecklinberg county, N. C, claims to
have originated the Declaration of Inde
pendence on the 20th of May. 1775 Con-
stquently on that date the county is to-
have an anniversary, when the Mecklin
berg Declaration will be read and its au
thority vindicated against the criticisms
of recent historians.
A few days ago Major Thomas G. Jones
of Montgomery, Ala , was notified by the
executor of the estate of a Northern lad v.
living in New York, that he had been left
a Irgacy of 500 "in apprejialion.by her
of the sreat good he had .lone by his re
marks wnyernins the Federal dead in bis
address on the last Memorial day in this.
Day before yesterday, at Montgomery,
Ala., Gen. Bealy's l.ttle child, about one
year old, while the attention of its mother
and nurse was diverted, seined a bottle of
ammonia that was in in its reach and
wallowed some of the contents. Medi
cal attendance was immediately summon
ed, but to 110 avail, and after about thirty
hours 01 great pain the little sunerer died
ye.- terday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
it' Is rumored at INasliville that the
members of Maney's Tennessee (Con led
ernte) regiment will participate in thecel-
ebration ol the Urtliiiar of Washington
on the 22d instant. Why not? Let the
blue and the gray blend together on this
commemorative day. We are all of one
nationality; we are one great people, for
getting the differences and even the sides
upon winch we lought in ouruulortunate
A quilt, containing C.783 pieces, work
ed into AZi parti-colored stars, with 1:1 pie
ces in each star, is among the curiosities
belonging to a colored lamilyol Memphis
named Caldwell. The same family have
made and worked sixtv 'oailtn Hnrinir the
past eight years, and all 111 the evening or
between times, when other duties were not
At a private meeting of the controlling
stockholders of the Memphis and Padu-
cah railroad yesterday evening in Mem
phis, a new Board of Directors, composed
exclusively or what is known as the Mc
Comb ring, was elected. Nearly all the
Memphis directors were thrown out. bub
sequently Col. McConib was elected pres
ident, and Mike liurke superintendent.
and IN. Monsarrat treasurer and secreta
Hon. Allen T. Caperton. who was on
Tuesday last elected to the U. S. Senate
by the Legislature of West Virginia, was
a member or the Confederate Congress in
1863. He is now about 'sixty years old.
He was born in Monroe county. Va.. and
graduated from Yale College in 1832. He
is a lawyer oy proiession, anu is regaruea
as a Conservative Democrat
Mr. J. P. -Black, who owns a saw-mill
at Sheffield, Ga , as engaged on .Friday
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ibsi iu sawing a pine log lqio piauK, anu
while the saw was cutting its way with
lightning speed througli the pine a harsh
Tat pine souna .was neara, as tnougn me
saw bad struck some metallic eabstance.
The saw was examined to ascertain the
cause, when to the astonishment of those
present, it was discovered that there were
twenty-six twenty dollar gold pieces ira
bedded in the wood. There was also
piece of paper found among the coin, up
on which was written these words: "One
mile from this place you will find some-
thing valuable:" The astonishment of the
parties at this discovery waagreat, and for
a time the business of sawing lozs was
discontinued, and the remaining logs were
examined to see if there were any more
treasures concealed in them. The excite
ment has been intense in the neighbor
hood ever since. No reasonable explana
tion as to who placed the money there has
yet been elicited, and the matter is likely
to remain a mystery lor all, time to come.
Saturday, February 20.
The Edwards (Miss.) Courier records
the murder 01 lour negroes by negroes in
iuaiviciniy wuniu lue past week. jNine-
teen-twentieths of tbe negroes who bavi
lost their lives by violence since the war
have been killed by their own race.
Among the twenty-two fatal cases of
small pox on tbe line of Clarke and Ogle
thorpe counties, Ga., three of the victims
were upwards or a hundred years old, the
oldest one being a lady one hundred and
'imes must be eettin? hard about Co.
iuiudus, miss, a wo negroes were seen
tbe other day on the west side of the riv
er hitched to a plow and driven by a ne
gro'woman. They are said to have dom
as well as a horse.
Last Monday night the office of the re
corder of mortgages of Amite parish, La.,
was entered by some unknown person or
persons, who took away tbe books belong'
ing to the parish and tbe parish seal. Ai
yet no clew has been obtained either to the
lost property or tbe burglars.
A homicide occurred last Saturday a few
nines irom aiveru xwo ireedmen, Us
borne Ross and West Jones, were sky
larking with each other. Osborne punch
ing West with an iron rod and preventing
him from mounting his horse. West pro
cured a snotgun, and, in the melee tbe gui
was discharged, its contents lodirine in ih
head of Osborne, killing him almost in
stantly. The coroner's iurv found that i
was an accidental shooting, and censured
junta iur uis careiessiy causing usDorne 1
Three Btrangers called at the wholesale
hardware store ot Cochran fc Lewis. Co
lumbus, O., yesterday, and, while two of
them occupied the attention of tbe clerks,
a third man robbed the safe of money and
vaiuaoies to me amount of over 51,000,
but was caught in the act by one of the
Partners, who was in the rear of the store,
be property was found upon the thief,
who gave bis name as Frederick Fisher.
Bear Admiral Chas. H. Bell. U. S. N..
died of pneumonia yesterday morning at
his residence in New Brunswick, N. J., in
the 77th year of his age.
Lieut Dan Littrell was shot and killed
in Lee county, Va, some ten days ago,
and it is believed he was shot by his sod
John, who. when informed of his death.
said he would not go to see him, as he had
no respect for him, because he had once
cut him on the neck and left a huge scar
mere. Aran uuweii, wnen sober, had ma
ny good qualities; when driking, he was
Cohen, the supposed to be murdered
riashville pedler, has turned up alive an
hearty in bis native land of Poland. H
had played a little game on his creditors.
aon. Landon Carter Hayncs, after a
brief illness, died at bis home in Memphis,
Tenn., Wednesday morning. His public
life began when he was Quite vountr. nn a
Methodist minister, and a. commanding
personal appearance, with extraordinary
powers of declamation, made him one of
the most persuasive speakers in the State
He was Speaker of the Honse of Renre
sentatives of the General Assembly ot
Tennessee in 1849-50, and was a Senator
m the Confederate Congress from 1861-G2
to the close of the war. After peace he
removed from East Tennessee, where he
resided, to Memphis, and resumed the
practice of the law. In 1872 he was nom
inated as Democratic candidate for Con
gress.and supported Greeley for President
with zeal and, ability. But his district
was- earned by Grant, and he and Greeley
were in tbe minority of the votes polled.
During the recent contest at Nashville for
United States- Senator, his name was
mentioned as a candidate in the event of
Johnson's withdrawal. Notwithstanding
he had been an opponent of Johnson's
for years before the war, since the return
of peace bis friendship for Johnson was
never broken. As a public man he did
not rank with thoee who lead, and was
not, therefore, the author or advocate of
any great measure which imbeJded itself
in the public mind. He was full of zeal,
of Mrong impulse and of generous aspira
tions, and no politician in the country saw
. more oj," the poetry of public life, with a J
true poet's eye, than Landon C. Hay nee
MoiMUiy, February 23.
If George Washington had not hacked
is daddy s cherry tree, and died, hed
have been one hundred and forty-three
years old to-day.
Burglars arc workingsan Antonio, Tex
as, in consequence ot ineir boldness, one
hardware house alone has sold within the
last two weeks upwards of 12G revolvers.
Light to ten inches ol enow fell in the
vicinity of Concord, N. H,. last night.
The roads are almost impassable, and
trains are much delayed.
Kev. Mr. Holland, the eloquent boy
preacher, who left the Methodist and
joined the episcopal church a year or two
ago, has gone over to the universaiists.
There is a woman in Cherokee county,
N. C. who is the mother of nine sons. "
Three of them claim paternity of a white
man, three or an Indian, and three ot a
negro. Seven of the nine have given bond
for their appearance at the next term of
the federal court to answer to the charge
of violations of the internal revenue laws.
Senator Brownlow has purchased a half
interest in the ivnoxville daily and week
ly Chronicle, which will hereafter be
known as the Whig and Chronicle. The
daily appeared yesterday morning with
Brownlow a salutatory and the valedicto
ry or Mr. Kicks.
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au immense uainoiic leuiueroucc ueiii
onstration was held at the Maryland In
stitute, Baltimore, last night. Father Di-
dier administered the' pledge to 300 of St.
TTli....!'. juiiBtir , 1. n ni,,l,n.nn nnmll.
ins 3.UUU. rising to its teet as it was aa-
mininistered. The Catholic societies of
the city were presented with banners and
regalia, and the meeting in zeal has not
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ueen equaieu diiiuc ruiuer iu.aiucw o viou.
Near Murlreesboro. lenn.. about ten
davs ago. Mrs. Tennessee Dunn, a widow
lady aged, about twenty-two years, wuiie
attending to her babe at the fire-place in
her residence, was unfortunately burned
so badly tbatdeatb ensued in a short time.
She incautiously approached too near tbe
fire, when ber clothing ignited, envelop-
tug ber body in names, bbe immediately
rushed to the door and called Mr. John
B. H olden, who was a short distance from
tbe house, but before he could reach her
the flames had literally burned her body
to a ens a
Waresboro, ua , claims a very remark
able woman, and she belongs to a very
remarkable and, we may add, a very dan
gerous family to. marry into. She gave,
birth to hve children in one year triplets
in January and twins in December. Her
mother bad previously given birth to trip
lets,; her 'sister is tbe mother of three pair
of twins, and each of her two daughters
has given birth to triplets. Tbe times
are really too hard for such- foolishness
An accident occurred on the Chicago,
Rock Island and Pacific railroad Satur-
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uay uigui, near oueiuciu, 11m,. uy wmuu
a sleeper' and two coaches were' thrown
from 'the track, one of the coaches fall
ing down an embankment of fifteen feet
About fifteen persons were, injured, but
no names can be ascertained. Only one
person was killed, a school teacher, re
siding in Tiskilwa. He jumped from the
car as it was' running on tbe sleepers.
The cause of the accident was a broken
The trial of Raines in the Federal
Court, at Austin, Texas, charged with
robbing the mails at Uearne, was brought
to a close yesterday, tbe jury bringing in
a verdict of guilty. The scene which to!
lowed was a very affecting one. Mrs.
Rains and a sweet little girl ol four years
of age were by the prisoners side, and as
"we, the jury, find the prisoner guilty,"
was pronounced in solemn tones, Raines
dropped his bead, and he and his wife,
leaning upon each other, sobbed bitterly.
There are twenty-two widows and eight
widowers in Lampbellsville, besides
number of incorrigible old maids and
Pneumonia of. a severe type is prevail
ing in tbe Slaugbtersville neighborhood.
.Several deaths have occurred from it In
one family there were three deaths in two
Henderson boasts an enterprising indi
vidual who unites under one roof a res
taurant, confectionary, hair manufactory
and hair-dressing establishment Great
caution is necessary in the gastronomic
The eligibility of women to municipal
honors is advocated by a writer to the
Henderson News. The writer maintains
that, with' ladies as city legislators, two
things, would be certain in Henderson,
"good sidewalks and less drunkenness.
Mr. A. Y. Proctor, near Rockfield,
killed a beef a few dajs since in which
was found a tape-worm measuring thir
teen feet six inches in length. The cir
cumstance has no precedent that we have
learned, and the worm has been preserved
We have heard of several farmers who
have sowed their clover seed on the snow.
The advantage claimed by the process is
that one can see what falls, and distribute
them more equally and evenly. Ten
pounns 01 ciover seed to the aero is, we
believe, claimed for the usual quantity
The book-store of Dr. B. C. Redford,
at Henderson, was greatly damaged by
fire on Sunday night lost The stock
will be almost a total loss. The fire
originated from the stovepipe being in too
ciose proximity to me shelving, firing it,
and then, communicating to wall-paper,
books, etc Loss about $5,000; partly in
sured. They had a semi-runaway wedding at
xurK6vnie, rnuay evening. xick siaion
and Miss Luvina Potts, havinc started
for the Tennessee Gretna Green.were over
taken by a courier bearing the written
consentof the bride's father, so they came
on to town, obtained license and their for
tunes were consolidated by the aid of
Rev. J. P. McMillan.
Harry Snell, a colored man, who
claimed to be 104 years old, died in Paris
on Monday night last
A fellow named Jackson, who has
figured as a sewing machine agent in
Maysville for a few months past, forgot
that he had a living wife, and went to
Lewisand married a Miss Nash, of that
county. The officers are alter him.
A North Middleton correspondent of
tbe "ari8 True Kentuckian tells tbe fol
on btrode s creek, a few davs aeo. a fish
duck, that had within it, when opened,
eleven fish two "red-eyes" and nine
perch the fish alone weighing over two
pounds one red eye being over 7
inches long. -This can be vouched for by
several reliable gentlemen who saw tbe
duck and weighed tbe fish.
The Frankfort Yeoman is indebted to
Mrs. Henry C. Hodges, of Benson, for
one ofthe wonders of the vegetable king
dom, in tbe shape of a pickled "snake
cucumber," three feet three inches long,
which is almost exactly in tbe shape of
au ordinary black snake flat, triangular
lowing fish story, and still lives to remark,
"I'm not afraid:" Mr. Daniel Welsh, liv
ing on 'Squire John Thomas' farm, killed
bead, and long tapering body, tail and
all which, with others hk
e it was grown
in her garden near Benson. Mr. Hodges
procured tbe seed of this singularly
shaped cucumber from Mr. Williamson,
noted farmer and horticulturist of tbe
vicinity of Gallatin, Tennessee. The
'snake seems to be a good article of
pickle, and we are told that, when young
and green, it is very nice and tender to
cut up and eat with a relish of onions.
A most singular incident is related by
Mr. Benjamin Townsend, the gentleman
ly and reliable stage driver, between
Frankfort and Danville, connected with
tbe total eclipse of the sun in August,
lbb'J. Mr. T. says he bad stopped the
stage on a hill near Uarrodsburg for the
passengers (01 whom several were ladies;
to witness the eclipse. And while every
one was watching with intense interest the
final disappearance of tbe sun, a nock 01
crows flew into tbe stage, and there re-1
mained until the reappearance 01 that lu
minary. After peering around and cawing
most lustily a few moments, they all
took their departure, seeming to be badly
fooled as to tbe shortness or the night.
Mr. Josiah A. Hieatt an old man from
Rowan county, Kentucky, who was arrest
ed andcoilfined in tbe Maysville jail last
spring, and tried and convicted at the De
cember term of the United States Court,
for carrying on an illicit distillery, and
manufacturing and dealing in tobacco
without license, for which he was sen
tenced to thirty days' imprisonment and
a fine of $100 and costs, and to remain in
prison until paid, was on Friday last re-
eased bv United states Commissioner
Henry Boswick, upon taking the
insolvent debter's oath, as required by act
John C. Senseny, a citizen of Lafayette,
Christian county. Jty., went to Hew jfrov-
idence on Thursday, the lltb inst, to sell
his tobacco. Friday morning he received
a check on the New Providence Savings
Institution for about two hundred and tiF
ty dollars, which he collected and attend
ed to some other business, which detained
him until late in the afternoon. About
6 r. v. he started on horseback for home.
On Saturday morning his horse was found
standing riderless in Mr. Win. M. Drane s
laoe, about halfa mile from New Provi
dence. Several ofSen6eny's relatives, ac
companied by many of the citizens ot
Wew tr rovidence, have made a thorough
search along the roads and through the
wood a wuuoui success. Ji is caiu tuai
he had at least $500 on his person, and
tbe impression prevails that tie was mur
dered for his money, and that- bis body
has been buried or thrown in some pond.,
A negro girl, ten years old, is living at
Mr. James Arrowsmith's in Nicholas
county, who weighs 182 pounds, and
measures 15 inches around the arm above
On last Sunday night, Mrs. Hester A,
Vincent, wife of Peter Vincent, living in
Litchfield, gave birth to three children
two boys and a girl weighing respect
ively 7, 6 and 0 pounds; united weight
being Wi. At tbe present writing they
are all alive and doing well. Their names
are Joshua R., Robert Evans and Mary
Lou. Tbe family all being Democratic,
Grant had as well surrender his claims to
a third term. If any county in the State
can beat this, we will surrender tbe blue
Hydrophobia reports come from all
parts of the State. The Columbia Spec
tator says: "We learn that a mad dog
last week bit a child of Mr. John Peinck
who lives between here and Greensburg-
and also a negro child about the same
time, io the child a wound, which was
a mere scratch, a mad-stone was applied
so the' report runs, and adhered firmlv
two or three times. The negro' was rath
er severely bitten, though tbe mad-stone
would not stick to the wound.' Con
gressional action on this bandit mad-stone
is imperatively demanded. No hesitation
over the passage of civil rights is now to
be thought of.
Mad dogs afflict Falmouth and vicinity.
Over six hundred children attend th
public schools at owensboro.
The Bowling Green Democrat tells of
a negro male child born near that city
with a mouth' full of teeth.
Pneumonia, sore throat and colds have
been prevalentinChristian county during
the past month. Many cases have re
sulted fatally during that time, and some
of tbe most highly respected citizens have
been the victims or the tireless destroyer,
One hundred and fifty farmers of Ful
ton and Hickman counties have published
a call for a farmers convention, to meet
at Moscow 00 tbe third Monday in March
for the purpose of nominating a candidate
for the Legislature. -They claim that
their interests should be properly repre
sented in the next Legislature.
On the farm of Ambrose Rea, in Galla
tin county, there is a lamb that is quite a
curiosity although being perlectly formed
and having its four natural teet and legs
and seemingly nothing to deter it from
the use of them; yet in walking its fore
feet are only of any use to it It is now
over four weeks old, and is doing as wel
as the others belonging to the same flock
In September, 1869, Samuel Holmes,
Jr., a young man of respectable parentage
and family in Lincoln county, shot and
killed Col.T. W. Napier, then Sheriff of
Lincoln county, and wounded E. M. Da
vidson, then marshal of Stanford, while
they were attempting to arrest him fdr a
misdemeanor. Holmes made his escape
and has since been at large. Last Satur
day a report reached Stanford that a man
answering his description had been arres
ted at Fort Smith, Arkansas. Steps, have
been taken to identity him.
A sad accident occurred on Saturday
last on a farm adjoining Robert A. Spald
ing s, in Union county. Three little boys,
two by the name of Rodgers and the oth
er Gouch,were out hunting rabbits. Gouch
had shot at one, but missed killing it,
when the older Rodgers boy came up be
hind him to take the gun and try .his
aim, and in transferring the gun it was
discharged, the entire load of shot enter
ing the body of the young Rodgers boy.
The unfortunate lad was about twelve
years old, and the other two fourteen.
The trial of Sullivant, the murderer of
Marx, winch has been progressing at
Smithland for the past eleven days, was
ended friday by the conviction of bum
vant Under the law of the State the
jury has the right to say whether a per
son convicted or murder sball be bung or
sent to the penitentiary for life. The jury,
we understand, stood seven for "peniten
tiary" and five for "haneinc." After
disagreeing for two days, they finally
agreed upon the former verdict The
greatest .interest prevailed during the
trial, and the court-room was constantly
jammed with curious spectators. Tbe
prisoner seemed to be the one least inter
ested in the matter, and beard the result
without emotion. He had able counsel.
but the evidence was of such a character
that the best counsel in tbe world could
have availed him nothing. Judge Cissell
pronounced sentence on him Saturday.
THE U. S. SENA TORSHIP.
"Wo notice that the succession to the
seat of Senator Stevenson 13 becin-
ning to be discussed by the press ofthe
State. The blue-grass people are put
ting forward Hon. James B. Beck,
and intimating that he is the only man
in the State qualified to fill the. bill.
While it is true that Mr. Beck possesses
many qualities as a public man
that we admire, yet he possesses other
and opposite ones that more than neg
ative others. He has done some good
and yeoman service in Congress: and
on the other hand helms done at least
ono thing as reprehensible as any that
Boast Butler ever was jruilty of. We
have all along been denouncing But
ler because, as a representative of the
people, he prostituted his hjgh office
to betray tbe tiust reposed in him by
acting as feed counsel and attorney for
parties engaged in robbing, or attempt
ing to rob, tbe public treasury, and
put forth bis best efforts to compass
the passage of bills to consummate the
plunder of the people. Mr. Beck has
been guilty of the same crime for
crime against the people it is. He was
the representative of one of our proud'
est districts. And yet he sold himself
and his influence to a gang of Califor
nia sharpers to "chisel" the national
treasury out of several millions of dol
jars, we Know that nia admirers
claim that, as a lawyer, Mr. Beck was
employed and paid simply for his pro
fessional services, and that he cham
pioned the McGrARRmAN claim only
as a lawyer. That plea of justification
falls to the ground 'from the simple
fact that Mr. Beck advocated his cli
cuts' measure on the floor ofthe. House,
as well as watched over their interests
in the courts.
, And he is one ofthe salary grabbers,
It is true enough that he adroitly
avoided placing himself on the record
by dodging the vote when the bill' was
passed, cut he draw salary tor work
for which he had already received re
muneration and if guilt at all at
taches to that business, Mr. Beck
guilty as the guiltiest of them all. AI
the others have been repudiated and
we honestly believe justly repudiated
by the people, and we know of no good
reason why his horn should be exalted
and all his fellow-representatives, who
were no moro guilty than he, degraded,
The time is, in our opinion, prema
ture for the nomination of citizens for
the high office of United States Sen
ator, but then the fashion seems
have set in, and we ore indisposed to be
out of fashion. We have in our mind's
eye a distinguished Democrat one
who is a statesman in the fullest sense
of the word; who possesses a large and
enlightened brain; whose heart is brave
and strong and pure and true; whose
private lifo is adorned by every Christ
ian grace and virtue; who is not
whisky-drinker, gambler, or profane
swearer; a man as modest as he
wise; one who has filled the Chair of
State to the satisfaction ofthe entire
population of the commonwealth; one
whose mmd runs in no narrow groove,
whose convictions are not contracted.
whose State papers will ever be held as
models of political sagacity. We
lude to Governor Preston H. Leslie,
the purest public man in Kentucky,
We have never conversed with him
upon the subject. We know not that
he aspires to the position. We, only
know that the State and country needs
the active services of such citizens
he, at this particular and critical junct
ure more than they have ever needed
them, and therefore, acting upon the
principle that "the office should seek
the man, and not the man the office,'
we now formally put him in nomina
tion for the succession to Governo:
Stevenson. Who will second the
We have been asked a hundred
times within the last ten days when the
Democratic county convention to nom
inate delegates to the May convention
will be held. We have no idea when
it wilt oe called together. We sup
pose that the county Executive Com
mittee thinks that there is, plenty
time, and feel disposed to givo all the
candidates a chance to meet and min
gle with the "dear people" before the
latter are called upon to decide be
John Mitchell, the famous Irish
orator hi Ireland and tried-to-be-agita
tor in this country, who returned to his
native land last summer to be elected
to Parliament from Tipperary, has been
refused admission to that body, and is
now seriously ill in consequence of his
disappointment. If he dies, it will
create a magnificent precedent for
Pinchback to follow.
Col. Thomab Johnson, of Mil-
ledgeville, Ga., who owns, a farm in
Montgomery county, Kentucky, is
ready and willing to serve in the lower
branch of our Legislature. He would
make a useful rather than ornamental
Pinchback, the Ohio negro who
has for the last four years been iiidiis-.
triously endeavoriug- to obtain a seat
in the- highest branch of Congress as
Senator from Lousiana, has been-, let ua
hope, shelved for the last time by that
body. The only effective service he
can now do the Radical party, is to get
himself shot as speedily as possible)' by
White Leaguer; - '
The Warsaw News puts this conun
drum to the members ofthe Kentucky
press: "Because Wallace Gruelle
opened on Willi ams must we all set
up a howl at his heels?" Certainly not.
But then the etcs is evidently ignor
ant of the fact that Williams was the
one who "opened" on the Kentucky
press, and that Wallace Gruelle
only returned his fire.
THE CROW HOUSE,
Opposite the Courthooio
VAUGHT HUDSON, .... Psorwrroxs
Comfortable rooma, prompt atteatiorr. and
low prices. The traveling public are Teipect
folly Inyited to gire ne a (hare of patronage.
Eyery exertion made to render Kuetta comfort-
Yaacht k Budaon also, run a stage twice a
day between Hartford andiJeayerDam. morn
ing and evening, connecting with all passen
ger trains on uo-jj.-r. boalnwestera rait
road. Passengers set down wherever they do
jas. 1. IHOHAJ,
OIO. A. FLATT.
JAS. A. THOMAS fc CO.
Dealers in staple and fancy
Notions, Fancy Qoods. Ctotbiie, Boota and
Shoes. Ilata and Caps. A large assortment of
these goods kept constantly on hand, and will
ne soia at me very lowest casn price,
J. F. COLONS,
The Highest Market Pnee.
Bemember tbe place, west side public square,
opposite tbe court nouso,iiaruora, n.y.
To be had during the next 30 days,, in
' DRY GOODS,
Wo are determined to etnse out- in order to
make room for oar Spring Stock.
All kinds of Country Produce taken in ex
change for goods. JanI3 4n
Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Good.
1 Gents and boys custom mads
A No. 1 stock of
BOOTS AND SHOES,
HATS AND CAPS,
PUBS, NO HONS, AC.
I also keep a large and well selected stock of
Ladies' Dress Goads,
Sola at Now York Prices.
All kinds of
Bought at the highest market price.
Z. WAYNE GRIFFIN.
Drugs, Medicines and Chemicals,
Fine Toilet Soaps, Fancy nalr and Tooth
Brush es, Perfumery and Fanoy Toilet
Articles, Trusses and Shoulder
Pare Wines and Liquors for medical purposes.
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Dye1 Shift,
Letter-paper, Pens, Ink, Envelopes, Glass
Putty, Carbon oil, Lamps and Chimneys.
The second session of this school will com
mence on Monday, February 1, 1875, and con
tinuo Twenty Weeks nnder the charge of '
MALCOLM McINTTRB, A. B.
Terms per session, onehalf at the middle
ofthe session andone-half at the elose
Primary ..$10 00
Junior. ............... U 00
Higher English .. 20 00
Latin and Greek.-......... 25 00
No incidental fee will be charged.
Special attention paid to fitting boys for col
Board can be obtained at from SZ 50 to ?3 00
For any information apply to the Principal
at Hartford, Ky.
AUGUST ELECTOR, 1875.
Auditor Public AeeonnU.
Fijelte Hewitt, of Hardin eonntT.U'
didato for the ofileo of Auditor of Pnhlie A.
rounU at U Augnjt election, 1875. Subject
io tie action or ttte UcmocxiUa Coavcntion
called fur May C, 1875.
We axe authorized to ihioidm Cat. TV upw
ard Smith, of Owen county, Ma candidate for
re-eieciioa a stale Auditor, at the Augaet
election, 1875. Subject to the actios of th
Democratic part. .
Bearl' of tb Land )See.
C. J. Hinkle, of Shelby county ii
date for Rtginerof the Land OOo. Subject
to the action ef the Oemoerailo Party.
Fashionable Barber and Hair Qvtter,
Shop, on Market street, over J. WTliwI,'
store, where he is prepared to do all 'kinds of
work in his line. ml tf
E. V. HARNETT,
IToald respectfully annotate t the people
of Ohio county that bail prepared, at all times.
to do aDy mine el sarveymg, running lines,
laying off land aad lots, kc. at shoit notice.
Terras reasonable and to suit limes. (
A. T. XILL.
HARD WICK A IfAIX, ;
DBT GOODS, GROCERIES. HATS, CAPS,
BOOTS, 8H0BS, HARDWARE,
Which we will, sell low for cash, or exchange
or country preausejpaping ine nignest market
price.' nol ly
By virtue of Taxes due the Sheriff of Ohio.
county for the years 1873 and 1874, 1, or ono
of my Deputies; will, on Monday, the first day
of March, 1875, at the Court House door, in.
Hartford, expose to safe to the highest bidder.
for cash in hand, the following; tracts 0 land
and town tots, situated la Ohio county. Ken
tacky, to wit:
Elijah D. Davis, 11 acrta in D:s
trict o. 3 for 1873......... $ 0O
Elijah P. Davis, 11 acres in Dis
trict No. 3 for 1874
Thomas Stewart. 100 acre in Dis
trict No, 8 for J873. ....
We. IL Stewart, 60 acres in Dis
trict No. 8 for 1873
Wm. L. Dnnn, 125' acres in Di
trict No. ,6 tor 1873. .
George W. Edwards, 62J acres in
District No. 3 for 1873
David P. Garth. 100 acres in Dis
trict No. 5 for 1873.. 6, 9
Solomon iL Grnbb, one town lot
Rockport, balance for 1873.....
fames W. Hatcher, 343 acres in
District No. 3. balance for lo73
Jaraei W. Hatcher, 171 J acres in
District No. 3 for 1874..........
James Birch, 200 acres in District
No. 5 for 1874.
lira. Charlotte E. Bradley, 49
acres in District No. Q lor 1874 1
Enoch B. Snider, 171 acres in
District No. 3 for 1874. 6
Wm. D. Park, agent of Eo heirs,
127 acres in District No. 1 for
Benjamin Neighbors, 70 acres in
District No. 10 for 1874... .... 4 21
Charles F. Miles, 123 acres in Dis
trict No. 6 for 1874.
Thomas Melton, for John Melton's
heirs, 92 acres in District No. 4
Green B. Ratler. 9 acres la Dis
trict Ncs.2 for 1874 .. ......n.4 91
Wm. L. Dnnn, 52 acres in District
No. 6 for 1874......,
... 5 69
Wm. Brown, 150 acres in District
No. for 1874 ....................
Mrs. Julia P. Kerbv, 66 acres in
District No. 10 lor 1874
Charles Payne. 75 acres in District
No. for 1874- : 3 27
Mrs. Mary Bell, 170 acres tn Dis
trict No. 3 for 1874
L. M. Stain. 56 acres in District
- No. 7 for 1874
.......... 3 46
Timothy Barber, 100 acres in Dis
trict No. 5 Jor 1874.
.... 1 93
H D. Walker, for Goodwin, v50Q.
acres in District No. 11 for 1874
Louisville, -fadncab & Southwest
ern Railroad Company, 2,771
acrea................ ..., 21 33
George W. Edwards, guardian for
his heirs, 62 acres jn District.
No. 3 for 1874............. ........... 4 17
D&bney Gaines, administrator of
Frank Mitchell, deceased, 213
acres in District No.5 for 1874- 11 36
Wm. W.Grant, 100 acres in Dis
trict No. 5 for 1874 . 7 92
H. Mi. Stevens, 200 acres in Dii- .
trict No. 9 for 1873 and 1874 14.-48
Armstrong Hale, agent for Crad-.
dock's heirs, 1350 acres in Dis
trict No. 5 for 1874 22 70
James Mills, 182 acres for 1873
and 1874, in District No. 5 21 97
Elijah Miller, agent for Thosv J.
.Bell. .300 acres in District No. 7
Robert Miller, 95 acres in District
No. 1 for 1874 4
Elizabeth Gathright, 200 acres in
District No. IQ for 1874...
Andrew McKinley, 150 acres in
District No. 2 for 1873 and 1874
Isaac Newton, agent for James
Newton, 100, acres in District
'No. 4 for 1874
Thomas Sanders, 100 acres in Dis
trict No. 10 for 1874 .........
James Taylor's heirs. 74' acres in'
District No. 9 for 1874 nC...v 4 95
Isaac Travis, 25 acres in District
No. 11. for 1874 ....I. 5 58
James C Tilford,15 acres in Dis
trict No. 3 for 1874. - 744
Sale between the hours of 9 o'clock a. m. and
4 o'clock p. m. Tbe purchasers of the abors
land will be entitled to thirty per sent. 7r an
num on the purahaso money, and the pur
chaser will take.deed to the land purchased, If
not redeemed In two years.
The year of 1871 is past; and many hare not
paid their taxes. I am compelled to levy and
sell from this date, If thy fail to pay when
called upon. Money Is the only thing that
will settle my account with the Auditor of th
This is positively the last call without mosey
or oroDerty. and those who desir to- avoid
paying costs, of levy and taking care of prop,
arty, mast pay when called upon. Honing
that you will realise the responsible position
of Sheriff, and your own duty as tax-payers,
and respond promptly.
. x am very respeowuu7
THOMAS J. SMITH,
Sheriff of, Ohio wunty.
Hartford, Pebrasry 10, Wi.