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E. G. DE-WOLFE CO.,
VOL. XVllI-NO xxxrx.
Let ys have
Faith that Right makes
FINDLAY, HANCOCK COUNTY, OHIO.
Might, and iu that Faith let
us to the end dare to do our
Duty as we understand it.
FEBRUARY 9, 1872.
Two Jollar9 Per Annum . i
AYHOLE NUMBER 967
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Hiring made lanreaddition- to oorwtabllah-
snent in me -114, w " uicmwh
trie, and baring employed experienced and
nfai workmen, we are prepared to execute
orderforererrraiietrof Pji akd Kaj
lorn PBlWTiaa with ueatnesa and diepatclu
Tbe addition of Steam Power to our establish
ment anoras as great aavantagea over moat
conntrromoeain tne war or low prices and
a wora n run as ana o-eon rinoea.
tlRSTPRESB YTKRIA.N CHURCH.Vmt. A.
H, FleleU, fArter. bervlcea every Kabbalh at
10H o'clock, A. Mad7 o'clock, P. M. ISb-
baui Bc-ool 13 o'clock. A. M. Prayer Meet
ing 7 o'clock P. M., Thomday evening. Uor-
Bar vi mam ana Margin atreeta.
Sr CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH&ev.
w Ar-etenonastor.lServloea every tKtboalh
at lux o'clock. A. M and 7 o'clock, P. M.
HaliaHi Scbool X o'clock, P. M. Prayer Meet
ing 7 o clock Thursday evening. Broadway,
oath of Main-Crow street.
MKT ODIST EPISCOPAL. CHURCH, Rex.
uitrar J-enneay, rastor. Bervioes every bao
Uua at 10S o'clock. A. M., and 7 o'clock. P.
Meeting 1 o'clock Thursday evening.
BKntu bcuooi z O'clock, r. n. jrrayer
dusky street, west of Main street.
ENGLISH LUTHERAN CHURCH. Ber.
P. S. Hooper Pastor. Services every bub bath
at 10 o'clock, A. M and 7 o'clock, P. M.
Sabbath School at V o'clock, A. M. Prayer
Meeting 7 o 'clock Thursday evening, craw
ford street west of Main street.
UNITED BRETHREN IN CHRIST. Rev.
J. Uarbauirli-Pastor. Services every Sabbath
at lv o'clock, A. M and 7 o'clock, P.M., Sab
bath School at o'clock. A. M. Prayer Meet-
ng 7 o'clock Thursday evening. Corner of
Crawford and West streets.
CHURCH Of OA,Kronl street, westof Main.
Hev. J. W. Awkerinan, rastor serviceson
Sabbath at IW. o'clock. A. M.. and 7 o'cloc,
P.M. Sabbath-school at 2HP-X. Prayer
meeting every Than day evening at
T. MICHAEL'S CA THOL1C CHURCH, Rev
J. B. You Q, Pastor. Every other Sabbath,
First Mass at o'clock. A. M High Mass at
141. A. M Catechism at 2, P.M. Servicesls?
English, tierman and French. Mass every
morning at s o'clock, A. M. West end ot
HERMAN L UTHERAN (8LJo)M't)CHURCH,
Key. M. Buerkle, fastor. services ever
other Sabbath at 10 o'clock. A. M.. Sabbat
School at f o'clock, A. M. Singing Society at
1 o'clock Friday evening. Corner of west
and Front streets.
ENGLISH REFORMED (SL FuuT$) CHURCH,
Her. Josiah - May, Pastor. Services every
otner saouatn at lu o clock. A. Jo. umi end
of Main-Cross street.
HERMAN REFORMED CHURCH, Rev. J. G.
HuhL Pastor. Services every other Sabbath
.at o'clock, A. M. Sabbath School at
o'clock, A. M. Prayer Meeting at 7 o'clock
Wednesday evening. East end of Main-
EVANGELICAL C URCH. Rer. E. B"
Crouse, Pastor. Services every Sabbath at
10 o'clock, A. M and 7 o'clock, P. M.
Prayer meeting Wednesday evening. Han
dusky street east of Main.
PINDLAY COUNCIL. NO. SO R. B. M.
Regular Convocation second Monday in each
month. Jamfs Wtuaos, T. I. U. iL, B. B.
FINDLA T CHAPTER, NO. f8, K. A. M.
Keiralar Convocation. First Monday In each
mouth. B. F. ILiMMon&M. P- U. B. Bkajiiw
riNDLAT LODGE. NO. 227. F. A A. M.-
Kegular Communication First and Third
Wednesdays In each month. M. B. PATTKJt-
sos W MO. 1. He Wolfe, Secretary.
h LA y CHARD LODGE. NO. 403. F. A A. M.
Regular Communication Second and Fourth
Wednesdays m eacn moauv a. r. hik
woms, W. aL, F. W. r iKMis, secretary.
GOLDEN RULE ENCAMPMENT, NO. ,
i. O. O. F. Slated meetings on the second
and fourth Fridays ol each month, 7 o'clock,
P. M., in Odd Fellows' UalL 1.C,F1"HXM
C P and 1. T. WuioEka, Scribe.
HANCOCK LODGE, NO. Tt, I. O. O. F.
Stated meetings every Tuesday evening at
7 o'clock, P. M.. in Odd Fellow's Hall. . V.
BckKJET,. N. J. C Poweli.. Sec'y.
Departure and Arrival of Mails at the
Findlay Post Office.
Core Bratuk C H. V. RR- 5:20 a. in
Fremtunt Broach L. B. U RR-! UU V-
Care Branch CS.CltR 1-30 V- M.
FremoiU Broach L. E.4URR-: llJUa-UX.
Poa Bwren, PorUtje, Mtutocn and Bottling
Urten Tuesday, Thursday aud Saturday, at
Ml. Blonehard, Honckiotm and Enng'$ Corner
Tuesday and Saturday, at 1 p. m.
Arlington, Witliamttownand Dunkirk Tuesday
and Saturday, at 1 p. in.
Cnnnomburg, Ha an and awo-Tue8day
and Friday, at p. m.
Oak Ridge, Ottawa, Roanoke, Belmor and Gtt-
sav Tuesday and Friday, at 7 a. m.
Benton Mflae. Buutiey and FendietoniianJ,
at s a. m.
MeOomband utage Center Wednesday and
Saturday, at 1 y- u
Open at 7 a. m. and close at p. m.
Persons holding boxes must pay rent on the
same within Che first ten dsyso leach quarter.
(Quarters eommeuce J an., April, J uly and Oct.
Persona taking papers through tbe offlee
must pay the postage in advance, or they will
be discontinued. The following are the quar
terly rates of postage : Papers published sev
AntimM a wmIc. eents: S tunes, au cents:
1 times, la cents; twice a week, lu eents ; once '
week, a cents ; monthly, over 4 ounces, s
. ounce, and les cenu. p
Jmrws rite rest EJaea lserl tn this
BtpirtawsUt Use paper at Six lIlara
ttarors at anr.
. C, 1. BAMI.
ATTORSEY AT LAW COLLECTION
Agent. Office in Cariin's Block, oppo
site the Court House. Special attention giv
a to collection In town and country. Loans
negotiated on favorable terms. (Oct. 30, 1871.
J ARES A. BOPE,
JTTORSEY AT LAW.
office over W. L. Davis A Co.'store, Main
Street, Findlay, Ohio. (apr. U, 7i
B. T. DCS.
TrORNEYS AT LAW, Findlay, O.
ay, O. WiU
L always be ia attendance at t
over-Old While Owner," tirst door South of
i lut Conrt House, and will mve Dromot oer-
sonal attention to ail legal business entrusted
JACOB P. BIRKET,
a TTORNEY ANDCOUN8ELLOR AT LAW
A and Notary Public. Will attend prow ut-
iv f u all business entrusted to his care. Par
ticular attention given to Collections, Parti
tionlng of lands, sua business in Probate
"'or'UCE on Main Street, East of the Court
House, in room formerly occupied by Brown
MOSIiAH D.SH ATEB. AAMOS H. UlVi KSV
I A VINO formed a eo-partnership tor the
I nraotieeof Law, will practice in State
aud United mates courts, ana wui give
to all busine
Office in Wheeler's Block, Find-
I way i.
D. B. BEARDS LET,
TTORNEY AT LAW and Claim Agent
A Will practice law in Slate and U.S. Courts
aud attend prompuy m Business in lr us lea u
biseare. As Jusuceof the Peaes will attend
Boom No. 1. Meioaeon sulldlng, Findlay. O.
JOUR BL II AX LIB,
1 TTOBNEY AT LAW and Notary Publ
A wiU practice in all Stale and Fedei
Courts. 6 ffioe in Patterson's Block. Corn
Main and Mandnskr wtrm. Findlay. Ohio.
EO. r. rCVDLETOX.
S TTORNEY A COUNSELLOR AT
J Office over the Bed Corner Drug Store.
Nurtii ui Court House. ian is. r t.i.
ian , 72-ly
CITIZEHV BAB It.
-1ARLINS A CO, BANKERS. Banking
w huuto in smwwus Aiuca, i o. eo, slain
Street. Findlay. Ohio. Rankin Haun tm a
U 'dock, M-and from I lot s'etoe, P.M.
A renerai banking basin sia done. Interest on
m. r. fiAOE. FABLES CABXTX.
Joh A. IIeeeb, Cashier.
1 1LEE!E80S'S B"WK, Findlay, Ohio,
L Sells Brafts on England. Iri..w iJ...
aud ail principal eiliesofEurope, in sums to
suit purchasers, and do a general banking bus-
H. P. GAGE A CO.
r, Henri Brown, J. H. WiiTin . !T i V
E. P. JoHKS, P?es' t. n t"? Wc lvis
c. E. N iu cash.
CORNER MAIN AND CORY STUvt.
J first-lass house In evlr, JT"-, A
Wm. Marvin Co. Proprietors . alsoiS J"-
BEJTKINGER. Proprietor. Corner Main
. and Main-Cross Streets tinHi.... V.,"ln
The aentrai location of this House make, it
most desirable place toatopaTin FinaTsi
la the market.
" n rpuw, .un LHI1 EMttit
uooo stai Aes and hostler.
gaot and glotf.
JOHJt EWOtQ T. U. KEUICk
DEALEIW IN BOOTH AND BHOES. HaU
aud Cap. Clothing, leather and Findings.
Oa.-7 and MU kvin.V Kl, Ir Uuin Ul,
DR. ii. A. KOSEKBEltU,
DENTAL HUKGEON. PaitlcolarattenUon
given to the treatment or natural teeth.
Teeth rilled wltb eold-Ioll. Un-toil and silver.
Satisfaction guaranteed in all canes. Office
over Welsh's bboeKiore, Maiu Street Findlay
Ohio. Oct. 4. IbTU.
OPERATIVE AND MECHANICAL DEN
Ubi, Cromley's Block. All operations
pertaining to the profession, carefully and
skillfully performed. Ketideoce, No 1, West
DR. J. t'ARR,
QUBX3EON DENTIST, having practiced twen
ty iv-nve rears in r inaiar auu vicuutr. will
ed Teeth and Gums treated in a scientific man
insert lee&a in ail un oinerenb sxyies. iiseaa
ner. Teeth extracted witnout pain. Office In
tienaerson s luock. over iisncock iiank.
H.sJ.1. HUB UK C O
DEALERS IN DRUGS, Stationery, School
Books, etc Prescri pilous aoeoratel r com
pounded at ail boors day or nieht. Perfectlr
pure lrugs guaranteed. Corner Main and
aiain cross streets.
In Staple and Fancy Dry Gooda,
F urooenes. soouand snoes.ilais
etc,etfi,lioa.sMandKi(, Main Street, Findlay,
t. . BAUJUrrijiB. V. a. post
M. B. BAE.I.EXTISE CO..
DEALERS IN FOREIGN and DomwUc Dry
Goods, Millinery Goods, Yankee Notions,
wnite Uoods, r urn Inning uuous, no. v. Main
MAStSEr, SSf lDCR CO.
THE GREAT CASH HOUSE, "Old White
Corner," by Court House. A complete Dry
Goods store. Clothing Store, Boot and Shoe
Store, Hat and Cap Store, Millinery Store, Fur
Dtore, uarpet more, im piacw wuere close
buyers buy. Follow the crowd.
PATTfcBAOai dt NMDMIs,
DEALERS IN DRY GOOD8.M11 Unery Goods'
Ladies' and Gent's Furs, Clothing, Car
pels. Hats, Caps, etc, Nos. 7 and in Main St,
r lndiay. Utuo.
D. CUKE 4t MSN,
WHOLESALE AND BET AIL DEALERS
In Orocereis. Flour. Fish and a General
variety In the Grocery and Provision line.
Uood prices paiu ior ttuiwr, iggs, ana coun
try Produce generally. East side of Main St
flrst door north of Golt House Block, Findlay,
Ublo. spru io, 'itf-ll.j
Isaac davis, bebbt b okeeb
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERS
and Commission Merchants and Dealers
in frlmir RfLlt. Fish. Wooden and Willow Ware
Ac, AC, corner 01 usu, auu Dauuusay Direeui.
W. I DA Via. J. W. DAVIS. X. L, DETWILKB.
DAVIS BROS, dk CO,
Trr HOLES ALE AND RETAIL GROCERS
. V i i i f i . i i. i it' t
Notions and s-eneral variety. Goods at Whole
sale, at Cleveland ana loledo prices, tios. 21
ana M, Main Bireeu
DEALERS in Agricultural Implements, Iron
Nails, Glass, Sash, Putty, Bent Work. Cut
lery, Rubber and Leather, Belting and a full
stock of Shelf Goods. No. bo, Ewlng's Block,
gbgsirian an4 urrjfons.
F. W. FIBHIW. SI. D
PYSIC1AN AND SURGEON. OFFICE
in Ewine's Block, over Crystal Front Drug
Store. Residence on East Hardin Street, 3d
house East of Presbyterian Church.
CHAS OE8TEKIJH. W. X. DETWILEB
OEHTERLIH at DETWILEB,
HOMCEPATHIC PHYSICIAN A SUR
GEONS. Office and Residence Main SU.
opposite the "Qoit House." Findlay Ohio.
EXTRIM1H dt MILLER,
PHYSICIANS A SURGEONS. Surgical and
Chronic cases desiring to consult Dr. En-
kin will find him in the office on Wednes
days and Saturdays from 10 o'clock a. m. to 1
'clock d. m. I)r Miller can be consulted on
Tuesdays and Fridays at same hours. Office
room formerly occupied by Dr. Entrikin.
AVSOJf HCKD. M. D. il,LH
HERD sBA LLARD,
PHYSICIANS AND SURG EuNS.havlngfor
medapartnershipto practice Medicine and
Surgery will promptly attend to all calls. Of-
noe over rrey a Etungers urug store.
A. C EIKDSA Y,
INVITES THE ATTENTION OF THE LA
dies to her fresh and desirable stock of Mil
linery Goods, Hats, Bonnets and Trimmings;
lact, a general assortment or Liaaiea- fur
nishing Goods of the latest styles, bought al
tbe late decline, and will he sold at correspon
ding prices. Lannert's Block, East side Main
Street, Findlay, Ohio. April 5, "JO-tfj
HISS JULIA A. PARKER,
ERIRE8 to call attention to her stock ol
Millinery Goods, Hats, Bon net and Trim,
cs. which she is receiving at W. U.sJ.1
Wheel Ws store. Main Street. Findlay. Ohio.
W.g.OSBORH. I A. BALDWIH
GENERAL PRODUCE M EBCHANTS, Deal
ers In Butter, Eggs, Lard, Feathers, Seeds,
Dried Fruits, Beeswax, Pelts, Hides aud Coun
try Produce of all descriptions.
Cigar and Zoinctt.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEA LERSln
I'Jium. Tnlis,so. snuff and Puies. A
splendid stock of Fine Cut, Short's Plug and
Smoking Tobacco,. A full line of Bale Goods
constantly an hand. Ka 7&, Main Street.
TO YOUNG MEN.
Jtui Published in a Sealed Envelope. Price tett.
A Lecture 6m the Nature, Treatment
and Radical Cure of Spermatorrhoea, or Sem
inal Weakness, Involuntary Emissions, Sex
ual Debility, and Impediments to Marriage
generally . Nervousness, Consumption, Epil
epsy, and Fits ; Mental and Physical Incapa
city, resulting from Self Abuse, Ac., By
ROBERT J. CCLVERWELL. A. M Author
the "Green Book," Ac
The world-renowned author, in this admira
ble Lecture, clearly proves Irom his own ex
perience mat tne awrul consequences or Seir
Abuse may be effectually removed without
medicines, and without dangerous surgical
operations, bougies, instruments, rings, or
eoraiaia, poin lug out a mode of cure at once
certain and effectual by which every sufferer.
no matter wuat ins condition may be, may
cure nimsen cneapiv, pnvau-iy. and radical
ly. THIS LEtTl'KE WILL PROVE A BOON
TO THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS.
Sent under seal, to any address. In a plain
sealed envcope. on the receipt of six cents.
or two postage stamps. Alsn.Dr. Culverwell s
"Marriage Guide," price 23 cents. Address
CHAS. I. C KLIKE at CO.,
187 Bewnry, New York.
li-y Post Office Box s,Sb,
TO THE SUFFERING,
The Her. William II. Norton, while residing
in Brasil as a Missionary, discovered in that
land of medicines, a remedy for Comsumf
tiox, ScBora-a, Sore Throat, Coughs,
Colds, Asthma, and Nervous Wbaxkess.
This remedy has cured myself after all other
medicines had failed.
Wishing to benefit the suffering, I will send
the recipe for preparing and using this reme
dy to all who desire it FREE OF CHARGE.
Please send an envelope, with your name
and address on it- Address,
Rev. WILLIAM H. NORTON,
678 Broadway, New York City.
Thi Basis or Cmt Society. Essays for
Young Men on the honor and happiness ot
Marriage, and the evils and dangers of Celib
acy, with sanitary help for the attainment ot
man's true position in life. Sent rreensealed
envelopes. Address, HOWARD ASSOCIA
TION, Box P, Philadelphia, Pa . noy
k SEW BOOK every mmr abastla pa
FIRST HELP LV AiXIDENTS AND
A Gnide In the alierace ol Medical Assist
ance. Published with the approval of the
best Medical Auinoruy.
The following are some ot Its subjects:
Bibas. Bleeding. Broken Bones. Bruises.
Burns, Choking, Cholera, Cold. Contusions,
Dislocations, Drowning, Dysentery, Fevers,
Fractures, Hanging, Nursing, Poisoning.
Scalds, Sinall-pox, Sprains, Suffocation, Sun
stroke, etc, etc.
This volume, written by eminent Physi
cians, has been prepared for the press by lbs
GOOD HEALTH MONTHLY MAG.
12mo 2K5 pages, with 23 Illustrations.
Bound, SL50, Stiu-hed, Si M.
Sold by all Booksellers, and sent by mail,
postpaid, on receipt of price, by
PubliM her , Boston.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC,
(Cor. Main and Buckeye Sts.,)
a -a Prlnolpa
The Second Term of this flourishing Institu-
Monday, Nov. 27, 1871,
Continue SIXTEEN WEEKS
It Is the object of the Institution to provide
wn.,uc-u w uuuiiuiug a inorouKti anu
practical education lor all who wish to attend.
Neltberpalns nor expense have been spared
to make the Institution all that pareutscould
wish as a place for the education of llielrclill-
urcu. iue curriculum embraces, beside the
w u VIAUUieS,
.rtr. h..f K v,
TUITION For common branches. Me ner
week; for higher, uc
Good board can be obtained at from 12 23 to
12 75 per week. Boom rent from &e to 5uc per
A Normal class will be formed each term
for the special instruction of those desiring to
A Normal Term of six weeks is Intended for
moss wno cannot be In attendance a full
term at any season of tbe year.
Particular attention will be given to the
Theory and Practice of Teaching during Uie
Basic ta agist in all Its departments.
CALENDAR FOB 1871-2.
Winter term begins Nov. 27.
Spring term tir-ti 2ti.
Normal term begins June 18,
For further information send for catalogue.
H. . Lr.n it.
J. G. PARK.
NEW GROCERY !
ADAMS A CO. wonld say to the citizens
. of Benton and vicinity that the v have es
tablished a Family Grocery in their midst.
and will keep Flour, Fish, Salt, aud all kinds
Groceries, which will be sold at
They will pay Findlay prices, in CASH, for
Produce of all kinds.
Cash paid for Hides and Pelts.
May 13, ISTO-tf.
33. IT. Ttoliiison,
General Collecting Agent,
OFFICE With ShaterBros. Wheeler's Block,
TrlLL attend to all business entrusted to
fV his care, and makejpromutrelurns. Re
fers bv permission to W. H. A J. J. Wheeler
Whiteley A Blackford. J. S. Patterson. Shafer
Bros. H. Brown, u. C Fisher and many oth
WE would Inform our old customers and
as many new ones as may favor us w it h
their patronage, that we have removed our
llyatt's IVew lluildiiig!
Where they will be aeeommndated at all
times with the best of Fresh Meats, at the
Lowest Market Prices. Thankful for past
favors, we trust, by fair dealing, to merit an
Increase of pairouage.
A, V !'. It A III .
April 88. Is70 tf.
NFORMS HIS FRIENDS AND THE PUB-
lie in seneral that he has completely fitted
his room, north of DsvisA Green's, where
will constantly keep the various kinds ol
FRESH MEATS at as Low Prices as they can
As be boys non but the best stock, his cus
tomers may be certain of obtaining first-class
meats. dodo. It.
To tlie -Public.
DAM SOURS would Inform the public
that be Is still engaged in "giving
who may choose to honor him with their
Particular attention paid to cutting, and neat
tastv flt warranted in all cases. Terms as
as elsewhere. Give me a call. Hender
Block, up-stalra, second door from tbe
corner. 1 n:ttf.
Wood-Sawing Machines, and
AM NOW MANUFACTURING HORSE
POWERS, adapt-d to the running ot
'ID Kit MILLS. WOOD AND CIRCULAR
MAWS, and other purposes requiring similar
power. Call and see me before purchasing
elsewhere, at the "Jackson Foundry," near
3s-tf. JESSE WOLF
tell the mo popular tcork ever btf ire inlror
aueea e ins American jvouc.
THE GREAT CONFLAGRATION.
Its past, PBBuarT, An rtrrusx.
THE ORIGIN, PROGRESS AD RESULTS
Or Til UlttAT IHH AUU 1 UIN-
With graphic scenes. Incidents, and details of
disaster. Lists of tbe irinciial Bankers,
Manufacturers, and Merchants who are loosen-
A complete picture of Chicago before
after the Are. The Trade and Commerce
Chicago. Details of Its Municipal Adalrs,
,nd the ureal r iresoi tne worm.
The statistics of the Eire Department, with
description ef the Wonderful Water Works.
Description of theSawerage,pavingaBd build
ing materials. Tbe extraordinary marvel ol
River running up stream. The number.
location ana maun ot operating me uraiu r.i-
evators. History and description or the fa
mous Stock Yards. The number of Ballroaas,
Lake Trade and Commerce.
From personal observations by
Literary Editor Chicago Tribune,
JAMES W. SHKAHAN,
Bdilar of Chicago Tribune.
A book of 350 Daces. Illustrated by the best
artists, and will be worthy of tbe confidence
Price in extra Cloth and Gilt. Ii50. Will be
sent bv mail, on receinl of nrice.
j nis worn can omy oe ouiainea mini um
Publishers or from their regular authorized
agents, as it is sold exclusively by suhscrip-
liou, and cannot oe obtained iroin any uoos
stores in the United States. Address
(ni -4) lua Twenty-second st Chicago.
Horse ill Cattle Pcwflers.
Thw praparatioa,kwg snd nris-ably
kaowa, vill UiaroaKbJy i-ihtimm;
stskea dors sn4 lopiritee ,
by su lftsenlnr and r-anshig Um
sUmbscs and intcsuncs.
It Is s Sars prevestive of all dlMuvs
Incident bi tfau sniaiaL moch mm I.I" VII
i&f &B,iiLjiiiufcKa, iaow
WATER, REAVES, COfJGHd, PIS
TEMPER, FEVERS, FOUNDER,
LOSS OF APPETITE AND VITAL
E.VERGT, an. Iu ast improTM
tbs mint. Increases Um snoeute
wirmt limnnl h mnA ! .km anH
InuuforsM Um BiMrabls skdea .
iates ans-lsokins and ptriuxl aocse.
To keepers of Cowl this pTenars
ttoa Is Tu4e. It is a sure pre
ventirs ag ainst Rinderpest, Hollow
Horn, etc It has been proven by
setaal experiment to IncreaM the
y W F.u r2laD J ""k ua cream twenty
f33JS percent, snd make tee butter firm
urn 4 sweet. In fattening cattle, it
gives that as appetite, knees their hide, snd auk es
them lTe stack filler.
Is sll diseases ef Bwins, such as Cwafhj, Clceri ia
Lasce. Uver, sc., ms stuck sots
a specia a. By poaiac fn-B ens- yJtr i
nail s psper m , s pmp- in s owm of
swill UM atondiseano will be eradi
cated or onurely prevented, lfgiren
time, a eerbda prevenhvs and
curs lor tbs Heg Chalers.
DATID E. FOUTZ, Proprirtor,
For sslo tty frrogri snd Sfeerekerpeni UirougUonl
IJaiud nuuss, ' ssd Soaui emerira
WmJ.Sholty 1 Before Jno. Wortman,
gU V J.P.,of BlaechardTp.
B. F. Parmer, i Hancock lo., O.
ON the 26th day of December, A. D. 1871,
said Justice Issued an order" of attach
ment In the above action for the sum of four
teen dollars anu i.cuij-u-. -Jan-Mt
A FAXII.T Medicijc B Chest a amity ne
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THE SNOW DRIFT.
BY A. J. H. DUGANNE.
Tlicsonws are whirling thick and fast.
The drifts aisail my doorway;
I iloubt me if a wilder blast
Blows o'er the hills of Norway.
But sit thee down, my olden friend;
We twain will mock the weather;
And, while the fearful winds oouteud.
We'll hare a night together.
O, many a year and many astrm
We twain have mocked at lightly;
And though our hearts to-night are warm,
Our heads are powdered whiteiy.
And snows have drilled o'er our souls.
To fall on wintry heather.
And hide from us the grassy knolls
Where rest our loves together.
Ktlrup the fire! well talk of love
Oflove. old friend, and sorrow;
For Hie, like rainbow arch above,
lis light ihiough team must borrow.
We'll talk ol lips that clung to ours.
Thorn!! ours are now like leather.
We'll talk of girls we'll talk of flowers,
That now are dust together.
Fill np the cup, old friend of mine.
Though tears have wet our lashes;
For all our dead we quail the wine.
And pledge to dust and ashes.
We'll bind to-night our friends and foes
With memory s silken tether ,
O! wintry heart! tin throbbing low -O!
wiiilrv storm t 'tis neltiug:
What boots it that we warm our snow T
It turns to tears in melting.
But tieiter tears than Ice, old friend.
Bo tears we'll shed together;
A nd o'er our hearts a ralulsiw bend,
To light the stormy weather.
BY A. J. H. DUGANNE. Miscellaneous.
Conduct of the Administration
The Work of Correcting Abuses.
A Comparative Exhibit.
Civil Service Reform in Practice.
From a letter to the New York
Time, in regard to the conduct of
Urania adoiiuislratloa in exposing
and correcting abuses, we make tbe
following full extract :
THE LOSSES BY DEFALCATIONS SINCE
MARCH 4, 1869.
First, as to the amount of losses
sustained by the rovernment through
its appointees. The amount, I am
well aware, is not altogether a satis
factory criterion by which the integ
rity of an administration is t be
mitred. ct a comparison showing
lhai the amount thus lost is not only
iminishino, but that the boldness
and audacity of such crimes have also
been checked, is a legitimate proof of
the increased vigilance enforced upon
the custodial) s of public funds. Ihe
folio in is a list of all the losses of
ublic turn's through the crimes ol
dclalcstion or embezzlement, known
to the records, any part of which is
believed to have accrued during this
dmintstratinn. 1 be amount actually
recovered in each case is deducted,
hile the amount which may be re
covered on the bond ii not deducted :
Internal Revenue tSS.185 50
Cutloma iiucludlug defalcation of
deputies) .tl.WlO 00
Treasurer's tifllce ,, - bi.uS! 46
PeUHlon i:ureau, - Hl.oiai Ui
Land Ofllce 15,517 Mo
Money Outer Ollicu (l'uslulllce De
partments IXtJHl 26
Disbursing account (l'oslothoe De
partment . - - w
Paymaster Ueueral's Ofllce (War
Department) BJW 00
Freediuen's liureau (War Depart-
ineu !). - o.awi wf
This includes every case in which
the law offices of the government have
declared that the evidence is of such
character as to warrant a prosecu
tion tor the crime of embezzlement or
lefalcaiioD, and includes all Ihe well
known cases which have attracted
pnblic attention during the past three
AN INTERESTING COMPARISON.
Now, as compared with this, the
government lost, in two single de
falcations, in Isew Orleans, under
Johnson's administration, an amount
nearly equal to t ic above, to wit :
The fsub Treasury, Treasury, and
National Depository defalcation
of Wbillaker and May, in 1807,
less amount supposed to lie re
covered (gross amount fl.lf.0iJOt. fSjO.OOO 0
Shiadmun Internal Itevenue defal
cation, sirst Coulsiana lilsirict.
discovered on his removal, April
Total . 41,(JU2a Kl
This comparison might be extended
almost indefinitely, with still more
strikbg results. It simply shows
that the government has lost less
taking the probabilities of recovery
into consideration in all ils depart
ments in nearly three years, than it
lost in two single instances under
Andrew Johnson. It should be re-
arked that the amounts charged
against this administration, as in the
F. Uailey (h ourth New York) case,
are an hem as accruing unuer u,
though the fact is that in three-fourths
of the cases they am the embezzle
ments of the appointees of former
administrations, discovered and ex
posed by the present,
THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT—INTERNAL
Let us now go into the Treasury
Department, where, if common rumor
and the statements ot some of its
assailants arc to be believed, at least
one dollar in every four is being
squandered or stolen. We will take
the workings of the Internal Revenue
Bureau in the respect which relates
most closely to the point under
consideration the accountability to
which its officials are held. On tbe
1st ot March, 1869, of tbe entire
number of Collectors of Internal Rev
enue who h-d, tt any time, been in
office during the existence of the
bureauf there were but sixty whose
accounts were finally closed. This
single fact fitly illustrates tin condi
tion ff the bureau at thai time, and
if any ot the critics want to know
why no progress conld be made in
this direction between the years 1865
and 1869, let them summon ex-Commissioner
Edward A. Rollins, who
will a tale unfold. Since the 1st ol
March, 1869, the accounts of f .ur
hundred Collectors have been closed,
and ont of 250 Collectors who have
been superseded in cflice since March
4, 1869, the accounts of 145 have
been adjusted and closed on tbe books
ot the office, and those of 65 more
are in a favorable condition for that
result. In 40 cases of Collectors
suspended since March 4, 1869, the
bureau has ordered suit to be
brought on their official bonds for,
the recovery of balances found to be
due. These suits jnclude not only
the cases where embezzlement or de
falcation is charged, in which criminal
prosecution has begun, but the cases
where from neglect, want of due dili
igence, official incapacity, or other
cause, a settlement has not yet been
obtained. In most of these cases
the crime of defalcation can not be
eharged, though so long as the Treas
ury books show an unsettled balance
against them, they are technically
held to be such. The following com
parison shows to whom belongs the
moral responsibility of appointing
these delinquents, and the amount of
both money and taxes for which suit
has been brought on their bonds. It
must be borne in mind that the in
vestigation of their affairs and their
removal from office baa in every case
bttn accomplished by this admiiis
i ration :
No. of -sm'tof unabated
Collectors, money. taxes.
Apt'ed by Lincoln... 7 f 3.Nu 61 t 273.S1S !)
Apt'ed by Joliuson2rl 77,MU && 2,!,XM 2
Apt'ed by Grant lu 175,W5 65 i,61 kl
The lesson enforced by these forty
cases ia litigation, thus condensed
and classued, is, that three-tourtb
of the cases, four-fifths of the money.
and nine tenths of the uncollected
taxes, are tbe inheritance of previous
administration", mainly of Mr. John
OF THE LAWS.
We will now take one other
branch ot tbe workings of th
bureau for an illustration. In the
regular course of things, with largely
reduced taxes nearly one-half with
a great number of articles and deal
era entirely released from its bur
dens and annoyances, with amended
and more effective laws for the pre
venlion ot crime, and with the temp
tations to the violation of law greatly
lessened, there ought to be a larg
-iaman in numbf" "itS. in
uicimenis, anu convictions, as com
pared with the years 1867 and 1868,
when the taxes were large, and when
toe situation or affairs under John
son was marked bv a very lax en
forcement of the laws, save in excep
tional instances, where some resolute
law officer pursued criminals on his
own responsibility. We will com
pare the fiscal year 1868. which is
clear year under Johnson, with the
fiscal years 1870 and 1871. twe clear
years under Urant
eon v 1 c-
bv the U.
Htates TsT.7977 I1S654 31 SI.41S.C4I 45
courts 127,810 tl 411.973 OS Set .339 97
If this comparison was pushed into
all tbe other branches over which
the Department ot J ustice now exer
cises control, it would hold good in
the same ratio. In some respects.
particularly those concerning the
prosecutions of public officials, it
would be even more striking.
Let us now go into the Customs
Bureau, and look at the integrity of
the ofhcials there, as affected by tbe
question ot embezzlement and defal
cation. Since the 4lh ot March,
1869, there have been brought
against Collectors and other officers
of customs and their deputies, fifteen
suits, civil and criminal, involving
870,138 62. Of this amount, 34,-
000 ouly is in the nature of defalca
tions, and that by Collectors' depu
ties. Of the remainder, there has
been paid in settlement of accounts
10.732 97, and judgment obtained
for 83,890 14 more. Now, in these
fitte u cases the moral responsibility
of appointing these delinquents rests
as follows :
Appointed by Buchansn
Appointed by Llucoln ...
( 5.158 31
Appoinieu ny jonnson
Appointed by Grant 17,371 75
In the case of one Lincoln appoint
ment, one Buchanan appointment,
and three Johnson appointments.
udgment has been obtained amount
ing to 50,732 97, and paid in full.
n every case the suit has been
brought, or tbe judgment obtained,
by the law officers of this administra
tion, and in the three cases of actual
embezzlement, those of Deputy Col
lectors Bowerman and Wilson, at
Baltimore, and Wellman, at Savan
nah, the two former are in the Peni
tentiary, and the latter is under in
dictment for trial, ir it be said that
not in this direction ate the corrup
tions in tbe customs service to be
looked for, I reply that I am dealing
witb tbe one point only of tbe official
integrity ot tbe administration ap
pointments, and that the administra
tion stands pledged by its action in
other departments to attempt the
reformations of the abuses of tbe
customs service, as existing in the
several custom bouses, wbicb no ad
ministration has ever yet succeeded
STATES TREASURER'S OFFICE.
Next we will take the office of the
United States Treasurernot in the
nature of a comparison with other
years, for it has been under one head
for eleven years past but in the na
ture of a contrast of its almost in
comprehensible amount of business,
witb tbe per centage ot losses from
the crime of embezzlement or defal
cation on the part of the Treasurer's
employes. I do this because Gen
Spinner is a tried and faithful officer,
a steadfast Republican, and because
bis administration sbows results in
this respect believed to be without a
parallel in the history of financial
transactions. Tbe following table
shows the aggregate yearly cash
transactions of bis office for a period
of eleven years, six months, and nine
days from the 30th of June, 1860,
to tbe 9th day of January. 1872.
This ia simply the amount of cash and
drafts or, in other words, actual
money exposed to the cupidity and
and dishonesty of several hundred
employes and in no wise includes
the large amount of bonds and se
curities deposited in the Treasury as
trust funds. These amounts are the
"clearings" of the Treasury office for
the periods designated :
18H1 f 211 ,458,548 07il8S7 15,930.467,911 90
lf....J2,2al.674,MJ (Wll7Mt..i,6i,3iil,lrt0 05
1HM 4,lS,i.'tl,l"Ct 6!l89.S,034,U12,OI4 15
im,i.7,a.'.o,uj4 m:i7a4.m9,M4,()i n
I69,ll7,.0i2 8fi!lli714,343.36,SlJ P2
lsoo s,4Uiu3,!lO ?j;io7 1,7 !,&,-) IN
Total net lost by defalcation and em
bezzlement in .reasurersomoeio
January V, 1872
Six months and nine days.
fTbe three clerks who embezzled
this amount Edwins, Marden and
Johnsonwere appointed under Mr.
Lincoln, and continued thereafter.
Here are transactions involving an
amount of money beyond human
comprehension fifty-five thousand
millions covering over eleven years
of time, and paasirg through the
hands ot three or four thousand dif
ferent people during that period,
with losses sustained through a lack
of official integrity on the part of the
Treasurer a appointees of less than
one dollar on the million, a per cent
age so small as to almost defy calcu
lation, and infinitely less than the
loss from the abrasion of the gold
coin paid into and out of the Treasu
ry during the same time. It is firmly
believed that no parallel for such suc
cess can be found ia history.
THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.
Let us take up the Interior De
partment. In the Patent Office, In
dian Office, Census Office and Educa
tional Bureau, there bave been no de
falcations of any kind during the
period named. In the other offices
there have been discovered, since the
4th of March, 1869, thirteen defalca
tions, involving a total of 216,097 95,
of which there has been recovered
107,000, leaving a balance of 109,
097 95, which is fully covered bv re-
sponsible bonds. Of these defalca
tions, nine occurred in the Pension
Bureau, three in the Land Office, and
one in tbe office of the late disburs
ing clerk. The moral responsibility
of appointing these delinquents to
i nice rests as follows:
No. of cases.
Appointed by Johnson s
Appointed by u-m -
of nine pension agents
have defaulted, five were appointed
by Johnson, four by Grant. Tbe
three land officers defaulted were all
appointed by Johnson, as was also the
Disbursing Clerk, whose defalcation
was discovered at the very outset of
the present administration, and who
was last week convicted and sen
tenced for his crime, which was com
mitted before this administration
came into office. I aery etui it fell
to tbe lot of the new administration
of the department to expose tbe
crime of tbe offender, and lo recover
the embezzled money where it conld,
and it is exceedingly probable that
tbe government will not lose a cent
in any of these cases, so careful has
been their management. It should
be added that in these cases, as well
as others, the greater number of
these defalcations ( nine out of the
thirteen) accrued under the last ad
ministration wholly, and that this ad
ministration had no part or responsi
bility in them, save to expose them.
And not only has the Interior De
partment sought to correct tbe abuses
ol trust for which its present manage
ment may be legitimately held re
sponsible, but it has gone into past
administrations, has prosecuted vig
orous and unsparing investigations
into all frauds, and has put under ar
rest and indictment men who have
for five years past flaunted their cor
rupt gains in the very face of tbe
government, of which the Wright
case is a notable fact.
THE POSTOFFICE DEPARTMENT.
We will now take up the record of
the Postoffice Department a de
partment which has been as cause
lessly assailed as any in the govern
ment, Some of its bureaus had be
gan to be looked upon by their former
beads as tbeir personal and- life
property when the new admin stra
ti on made changes. The old occu
pants packed up their personal prop
erty, and, in one instance, a great
deal that was not personal, and, as it
is generally the case with such peo
ple, set np in the claim and contract
business. Not faring any better in
the long run than any other agents,
they bave, it is known, to some ex-
tent been used by disappointed and
baffled sharpers in furnishing certain
distorted facts upon which to found
reckless charges. But investigation
of these charges has been cordially
invited, and if the scamps who have
failed to bleed the department do not
aneak beyond the jurisdiction of the
Sergeant at-Arms, there will be some
THE POSTOFFICE DEPARTMENT—GENERAL
Since March 4, 1869. suits have
been entered against 105 Postmasters,
who have failed to adjust their ao
counts to tbe satisfaction of the de
partment These cases involve a
total of 91,738 58, or an average of
less than one thousand dollars each.
The suits are brought to enforce set
tlement, wbicb baa been deterred ne
glected, or evaded, for a variety
of reasons. In most cases it is either
wsnt of diligence in closing the ac
count, a disputed vouch
ers or claims which the department
has refused to allow. Tbe moral re
ponsibillty of the appointment of
these delinquents rests as follows :
No. of eases.
Appointed bv Johnson-
Appointed by uraul.
THE POSTOFFCE DEPARTMENT—MONEY
Since the 4th of March, 1869, the
epartment, upon investigation, has
discovered sixteen defalcations in
tbe money crder account, varying
in amount from 26.96 to 115,000
and covering, all told, the sum of
156,639 63. Tbe two largest cases
weretbose or J. V. Morton, Super
iotendent. Money Order Account,
New York City (115,000), and T.
G. Simma, Postmaster at Atlanta, Ga.
(22,696 37.) These defaulters were
appointed as follows.
Appointed by Lincoln.
Appointed by Johosun
Appointed by uranl..
Norton was originally appointed
a clerk in the New York Postoffice,
during Mr. Lincoln's first term, and
was promoted from time to time.
Simms was appointed by Johnson,
and was immediately removed by
Grant, when the defalcation was dis
covered. He was indicted in the
United States District Court, tried,
and acquitted on a remarkable charge
from the Judges, that, while there
was no question of the deficit, the
government had failed to prove that
he intended improperly to expend it.
Norton was originally appointed un
der Lincoln, and made Money Order
Superintendent under Johnson, and
the exposure of his fraud was the
the result of the Department's own
efforts in investigation. His bonds
men, among whom is Hon. Horace
Greely, have pledged the whole
amount, and it will be recovered.
Norton has been arrested and held
for trial. The only other defalcation
in this department since March 4,
1869, ia that of F, A. McCartney, late
Disbursing Clerk of tbe department,
for 936,000. He was arrested, held
for trial, and died in the insane asy
lum last summer from the shock of a
broken heart upon a broken consti
tution. The man who seduced him
Into putting the Government's money
iato a marble quarry speculation a
Bohemian adventurer, without char
acter survives him to invent and
scatter slanders against the President
and his administration about "saud
stone rings," utterly regardless of
the truth and his own responsibility
for McCartney's defalcation and
POSTOFFICE DEPARTMENT RECAPITULATION.
Thus, in three years, the defalca
tions exposed and prosecuted by the
Postoffice Department reach the sum
of 9192,638 63, of which at least sixty
par cent, has been or will be recover
ed. Tbe responsibility of less than
840,000 of this is legitimately charge
able to tbe want of official integrity
on tbe part of the appointees ot the
present administration. The receipts
and expenditures of tbe department
for three fiscal years last past are as'
Aggregate receipts for years fiH.lM.TT 79
Aggregate expenditures for years 7-,ub7,u7- 21
Atouey order ofllce transactions for
S years f.mi,7S3 9t
Total SJU,t2,B3 an
Now concede that every cent in
volved in tbe suits against Post
mssters and in the defalcations
ol money order accounts ia in Jeo
pardy , and the amount '- 251,377 21
or about cne ninth ot one per cent,
on the dollar ! And this money tempts
tbe cupidity and want of official in
tegrity ot over 30,000 persons. Is
there a better record in any civil
service in the world ?
THE WAR DEPARTMENT.
The records ot the defalcation in
the War and Navy departments
afford no criterion by which to judge
o' the crucial integrity of the appoint
ments of any administration. The
only responsibility to which tbe civil
administration of these department
can be held is the degree ot rigor
with which the rules and regulations,
designed to protect the disbursment
of public funds are enforced ; and it
has been because of the fearlessness
with which these regulations have
been enforced by the men now in
cbarge that the defalcations which
are charged against these depart.
ments have been Lrought to hsht
The most notable instance, to wit:
the Hodge defalcation, began in 1866,
and entirely escaped notice during
the whole of the last administration
to be exposed in this, because of the
enforcement of a regulation which
rendered Its further concealment Im
possible. Although the present ad
ministration can in no wise be held
responsible for the appointment of
Hedge, or any like him J include the
net amount of his defalcation and
that of two small cases in the Freed-
man's Bureau in the aggregate. The
esses in the Freemen's Bureau are
those of William Wiggins, agent for
payment ot bounties at Wilmington,
Del, forging checks and collecting
monrys due claimants for back pay
and bounty, viz: $3,649 79. The
whole amount was recovered. Wig:
gins was tried, convicted, and sen
tenced to ten years' imprisonment
The other case is that Lieut Graham
and S G. Burbridge, of Kentucky,
who were charged with conspiring to
deirana tbe government in the pay
ment of bounties. The amount in
volved is 5,500. and the arrest and
trial of the parties has been ordered.
The system now enforced in the
War Department renders it impossi
ble that any large defalcation should
occur. Tbe inspection of disbursing
officers' accounts under the direct
order ot the Secretary has been go
ing on with great severity lor sever
al months, and the reports are ol a
very satisfactory character.
THE NAVY DEPARTMENT.
Like the War Department, the de
falcations in the Navy Department. L
e., among officers in the navy service,
aflord no criterion by which tbe re
sponsibility of any administration
for the appointment of the defaulters
is to be judged. Nodefalcations have
occurred in tbe Navy Department,
any part ot which have accrued since
this administration came into power.
The department, however, since the
4th of March, 1869, has unearthed,
by its own action, tour cases where
the defalcations had been carried on
for years undiscovered. In July,
1869, the Secretary ot the Navy (Mr.
Robeson wes appointed June 25,
1869), issued an order compelling
all Paymasters to deposit the bal
ances they reported on their books.
As fast as Paymasters came home
this order was enforced, and it dis
closed four cases of defalcation, vizu
those of Paymasters Marcy, Lock
wood, Giraud, add l'arker, the par
ticulars of which are well known.
They were all tried, convicted, and
cashiered. The net loss in these
four cases is about 165,000. In
politics, three out ot four were
Democrats, and they were all ap
pointed years ago. The only re
sponsibility to which either ot these
departments can be held in these
matters is tor tbe prevention, dis
covery, and punishment of such
crimes. That responsibility is sat
isfactorily assumed. Not a single
offender has escaped.
HOW THE ADMINISTRATION DEALS WITH
It is instructive to note the manner
in which the present administration
deala with detaulters. I will take all
the prominent cases that have come
to the notice of the public during the
past two years, and whose defalca
tions cover nearly tbe entire amount
set down as tbe net loss during that
Marcy, Naval Paymaster, defaulter
at Mare Island, California : cashiered.
Lockwood, Giraud, and Parker,
Naval Paymasters, defaulted on dis
tant stations ; cashiered.
J. Ledyard Hodge, defaulter in
Paymaster-General's office; in Albany
Penitentiary for ten years.
J. F. Bailey, defaulting Internal
Revenue Collector, New York ; fled
tbe country to avoid arrest
Bowman and Wilson, defaulting
Deputy Collectors of Customs at Bal
timore ; convicted and in prison.
J. W. Norton, defaulting Money
Order Superintendent, New York;
under arrest for trial
Geo. B. Wellman, defaulting Dep
uty Collector of Customs at bavan
nah: under indictment
Internal Revenue Collector Gould,
and Supervisor Kizyzanouski, con
s piracy to embezzle.Georgia ; indict
ed ; former fled the country ; latter
held for trial.
Wm. Wiggin, defaulting Freed
men's Bureau Agent ; convicted and
sentenced to ten years imprison
F. A. McCartney, defaulting Post-
office Disbursing Clerk ; died in in
sane asylum before he could be tried.
C. . Edwins, embezzling Treasury
Clerk ; convicted and in prison.
F. A. Marden, embezzling Treas
ury Clerk ; convicted and in prison.
Seth Johnson, embezzling Treasury
Clerk; under indictment and will
certainly be convicted.
S. B Kendig, defaulting Disburs
ing Clerk, Interior Department;
convicted and in prison.
The responsibility of the appoint
ment of only four of the above sev
enteen cases rests upon this admin
istration ; but it has inflicted punish
ment on all who have been tried,
while two have fled the country.
A CONTRAST OF LOSSES AND TEMPTATIONS
Let us now contrast the business
of the government, for three fiscal
years, with the losses sustained
through the want of official integrity
on the part ot its subordinatea. The
net revenue receipts and the expen
ditures for that time are as follows :
luree y" ,
Now the actual net ascertained
losses caused by the dixhou
esty of government officials
during same lime. Including
war and navy defalcations,
which ia barely equal to one sixteenth
of one per cent, on the dollar. And
if we add to this amount of loss by
defalcation every cent, in jeopardy,
for wnich the government has
brought suit most of which will be
recovered the total would be $2,
301,621 82, or about on ninth of one
per cent, on the dollar. Is there any
private business in the world that
can compare with this ?
PUTTING THE RESPONSIBILITY WHERE
But, in order that the responsibility
of these losses should be placed
where it properly belongs, which is
the real object of this statement, one
more illustration is necessary.
Grant's administration is charged
with appointing more incompetent
and corrupt men to office than any
that have preceded it Let us take
the total number of cases of recorded
misconduct which have been dis
closed since it came into office, or of
funds in controversy, with theaggre-
gave amount of money Involved, an J
the result is thus ;
of case- . -
ADOoinred under Buchanan 1 1
Appointed amler Lincoln 15
Appointed nnder Johnson-XT
Appointed nnder Grant 89
1 war and navy)
l,nVv :i n
Now. pet haps, it makes little differ
ence, so fir as the morality of the
case is concerned, whether one six
teenth of 1 per cent, or 16 per cent
is embezzled. But when you come to
discuss the question as to whs em
bezzles it, it does make a great des1
of difference. And if this article w as
not already too long, the comparison
might be earned back several years,
witb still more striking results. The
point here demonstrated is that the
cbarge that the standard of tbe great
mass of the men in tbe civil servi-;
not being improved, is false. V .
men denounce the civil service as
"the worst the world ever saw' it
shows that they don't know what
they are talking about that they are
chattering slander and misrepresen
tation without investigation, or any
regard for truth. No doubt the civil
service can be greatly improved, and
no men have given a more effective
demonstration of their intention to
improve it than those at present in
power. In conclusion, I invite the
attention of candid people and "re
formers" also to the facts here set
forth. If I have "set down caught
in malice," 1 certainly have extenu-
A Boston correspondent furnishes
the follow in particulars about the
late Fisk and Mrs. Fisk ; "When he
was in the dry goods firm of Jordon,
Marsh de Co., he and his wife boarded
at the Tremont House. Subsequent
ly, or perhaps it was while he was
stiU connected with that firm, be
bought the house in Chester Square
He and Mrs. Fisk visited Europe
some years since, and Mrs. Fisk,
accompanied by her friend, Mrs.
Fanny Ilarrod, (who was formerly a
school teacher in this city,) and Mr.
A. J. Pollard, who was Fisk's ex
press agent here, made second
European tour last summer. Thera
was no estrangement whatever be
tween Mr. and Mrs. Fisk, as would
have seemed natural. The latter has
lived in expensive style, her husband
furnishing the money. Her stylish
carriage is well known in our streets,
and it is the same in which the Col
onel was wont to ride when he was
here. In the .course cf his Sunday
visits he transacted an immense
amount of business, after holding a
continuous levee at the house in
Chester Square. It was currently
reported some years ago that the
deceased bad placed in trust far his
wife a considerable sum of money, to
gnard either one or both against a
rainy day." Then it was variously
estimated from two to three hundred
thousand dollars to a million dollars.
The trustees were said to be well
known Boston gentlemen. When
Mrs. Fisk was recently in Enr
most extravagant article app . .
an American journal published iu
Paris, describing the expensive ward
robe she was said to have purchased
abroad. No queen was ever arrayed
half so gorgeouely as the fanciful
writer sought to array Mrs. FLk.
How much truth there was in th
article, which was extensively copied
in this country, Bostonians have no
means of knowing, for the lady dres
ses no more extravagantly than
scores of our fashionable ladies, al
though she has always been remark
able for her taste and elegance of
Tns Postoffice Department has in-t
made an important decision rega -....
the transmission of newspapers bv
mail, which is ot considerable interest,
not only to publishers, but to the peo
ple generally. Under the new con
struction placed upon the law, no
name or memorandum can be made
on a newspaper inside the wrapper on
which the address is written. It is
barely permissible to mark an article
with pen or pencil. More than this,
subjects the paper to letter postage,
and the violator of the law to fine.
Neither must any printed card, hand
bill or advertisement, written notice,
letter, or slip of any kind whatsoever,
be folded in the paper. Printed slips
posted on the outside or folded in
papers or periodicals, soliciting no
tices, are also violations of the law.
senders of transient papers can send
bundles of printed matter by weight
at transient postage charges, but must
not send any written matter in such
bundles. To do any of these things
is to violate the law. These facts are
of importance, and should be borne in
In regard to Mrs. Wharton's ac
quittal, the New York Tribune says ;
"Whatever may ba the private, un
uttered opinions of peopla as to the
guilt or innocence of one accused of
murder, it is more than ever clear
that it is difficult to convict upoD
circumstantial evidence. And it
must be confessed that lastly or un
justly, most people will consider that
science has not cut a aigmucd figure
in the trial which has ju3& been
finished. Those who followed the
case may not have had all their sus
picions allayed, but they will not
have them strengthened by tbe evi
dence of chemical experts. The ver
dict of the jury is just and right un der
the circumstances; but tbe popular
belief that a great deal of medical
science is purely empirical will be
fortified by the details and result of
The New York Evening Post siys
ot appropriations of public money to
sectarian schools: During the Its,
live yetrs the amounts thus apmi r -a'ed
have been as follows: l-.OT
$194,000; 1868, $141,000; 1P
8421,000; 1870, $525,000;
8570,000 ; total in five years, 32,Uol,
000. Of these two millions or dol
lars, about a quarter of a iiiilaun,
(1250,000) were given for charitable
schools not professedly sectarian,
but in nearly all cases of eu; h ap
propriationa the schools were connec
ted with Roman Catholic churches.
There is only one way to j ieven'
extravagance and favoritism in t'd-i
direction. The door mubt be abso
lutely and finally closed against all
state assistance to sectarian chxri
ties. The Government printing cfli at
Washington, as described by Mr.
Garfield, has become a moi.r'"
institution, and a vast leach upon ...
Public Treasury. It is the largest
printing establishment in the world,
employs over one thousand men and
women, and uses printing ink enough
every year to float the biggest man
of war in the navy, while its annual
expense rises ta the sum of $2,000,
000. A train of array wagons, Mr.
Garfield said, reaching three-fourths
of the way between Washington and
Baltimore, and loaded with one ton
apiece, would not be able to hold
and haul the mass of public docu
menta printed every year at this es
The Count De Cbambord has is
sued a manifesto to the French peo
ple, reiterating his right divine to
A WICKED PRESIDENT.
-n. Grant has" retstfered
; . .rotiijt.nl the enthnsiast'c grau-
i.ue of his countrymen; be led our
armies from victory to victory, till the
rebellion met its death at .Appomat
tox. ; bui then it .cannot be denied
that he has tipt LL father ia a coun
try post-oftiea 'o which he had been
appointed by a farmer President ; nor
that he has selected for a confidential
service at the White HoueThisbroth-er-La-L-w,
who. h- iug an officer of the
army, not by Gi.mt's appointment.
receives no additional compensation
for this duty. Still it is argued that
it is improper lor a President to ap
point, at the game cost to the Govern
ment, a man whom he knows and can
nr :i fa, rather than a stranger. We
-. how this charge, is to be
cr-d. Nor is this ail, for it is
positively stated that among the
female clerks in the Treasury Depart
ment, is the President's wife's broth-er-in-laws's
second cousin. Tosncua 4
fearful extent has nepotism been ear- i '
ried by the present Administration I
It is not denied that under General
Grant's Administratioa the debt has
been reduced to an extent without
precedent in financial history; but
then it is equally clear that the Presi
dent smokes strong cigars. It is ad
mitted that more than $30,000,000 of
taxes have been lifted from the shoul
ders of the people ; bnt what answer
have we to the tearful fact that the
President likes a good horse almost as
much as .Washington and Jackson
did ? In mitigation of this offense, it
may be pleaded that soldiers are gen
ANECDOTES OF RATS.
The following curious anecdote
furnishes another instance of the oc
casional confidence of animals in
others which they are supposed to
regard generally as their natural
enemies. "Some years since I lived
in the village of Ickletou, in Cam
bridgeshire. After my shooting ex
cursions the dogs were fed in their
kennels, the food being placed in a
long trough. To this duty I gener
ally attended myself. Upon one oc
casion, after feeding the dogs, I
looked into the kennel through a hob
in the door, and was somewhat aston
ished, not at perceiving a number of
rats there, but to see them in the
trough, quietly and fearlessly par
takiug of bread snd milk with the
dogs, who seemed to payno attention
to such 'small deer.' I doomed the
rats to destruction; and the. next
day placed the trough in such a posi
tion, that gun pointed through the
hole .would rake It Irom one end to
the other. At the usual hour the
food was pi.iul a a lure but the -dogs
were kept out in vain. I '
could see the head of a sagacious old
ra peering cut at more than one
hoK, nd from under the manger, for
. - pose of I ecounoi taring ; but
j ucsjend-d. Having waited half
an hoar to no purpose, I let in the
dogs, and in a few minutes they were
feeding cheek by jowL H-d I not i
ascertained t-is I miht have sup- ?
posed that altering the position of
the trough, or some other trifling .
dibarrangement of the economy of M
the kennel, had -roused the suspicions J
of the little creature, they seeme-r"
however, to be are that theirtafety " 1
was connected with the presence ot
the dogs. . ',
rrrta the published letters of the
s Fifek to Helen Josephine
..-,.;.. Id the following aphorisms
and epigrammatic sayings are col
lected, some of which will go to rec
ord on the page of history alongside
of that famous saying, "Gone where
the woodbine twineth i
Bally morning for a funeral."
'Dear Dolly, get up now."
Dear Josie, be ready.'?
"Sleep Dolly, all tbe sleep yon can
tc-day every little bit, sleep, Dolly."
I feel as if three cents worth of
clams would help me some."
I am wrong, but I am bothered.
It will come right."
lYoa know me." .
"No more. Like the Arabs, we
will fold our tents and quietly steal
away, and when we spread them next
we hope it will be where the wood
bine twineth over the river Jordan,
on the bright and beautiful banks of
The thread is so slender I dare
not strain it more. I am sore ; but
God has made me so, and I have
no. the power to change it"
, 'Comment is unnecessary' a plot
ting house, and against me. What
have 'I done' that Nully Pieris should
work against my peace of mind V
'Surely tbe world is machinery.'
Am I keeping up with it, is the ques
HOW HE RULES HIS WIFE.
Says the GolJ JTUl Xews: Oar
friend Traddles in Virginia has got
his wifo in proper subjection, and
means to keep her so. "Oh!' says
he, in telling about it, "there ain't
many who know how to rule a wife
properly. Now, my old woman's one
of the best satured women is the
world, but she's got a devil of a tem
per. Whenever I see she's got ber
mad up, if it's a dozen times a day, I
just quietly say nothin' but kinder
humor her and she comes round all
right c'ter a while.- Even when she
throws things at me, or gives a wild
slash for me with the broom or rollin
pin, I just dodge a little, and she
never t.i'.s metha third time before I
fci ray eyes on htr and let ber know
I . i Tjvirovo of sueh aotic n3 on her
Pjrhaps I have to leave the
. i sh w her this, bat she sees
liie point T.en, by being cajjeful
not to inil-tii her, and letting her
have her own way, I manage to make
her do aa I i.leae. And you bet I
make bar udorsnd and appreciate m
my discipline. Oh, I keep her under
prrfai t control. A man has to yon
kaow. Got to Jjo toss in your own
house, or fi.-st yu know your wife
will ride you do-. like you wasn't
nobo !. My wife is a periect angel
in her disposition, but any other mun
would spuil her.
A Cuicago paper concludes a laud
atory i vtice of a detective by saying
fw ' lfukerton undertook to break
: of robbers, and the Job was
done edect-ally. Four of six of the
mtn couijjx-0f the gang now sleep
the sleep tbat knows no waking. Two
ot them fell at the hands of Mr. Pink
erton, one into the Mississippi River,
where he met a watery grave, and the
other went "where the woodbine twin
eth'' with two bullet holes through
his skull. Net so much in the wav of
arresting.but an emphatic breaking up.
Torn bark Warren Hallett, which
skilled from the port of Boston Tues
day, lor Cape De Verde, put into
Princeton harbor the same night in
consequence of a mutiny among its
crew. Previous to reaching the har
bor a terrible- light had occurred on
card, during which one man was
lied and another fatally Injured.