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yirrk-U.nry S. Lontbaa.
frrtUHrer Henry Hchwall
ulim-U K ttr lily and O. A Bal'ar
CotubUt -B. I -!. and Wm. AiR-oa.
ja0'iia Hail loeatcd la third atory ol Oae'a
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ma QlaaUoa llrat au l IU1 t WedneKlay aTa
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between Sandusky and Jrawford Btraata.
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ol eacb montb.
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ry Tuesday evening.
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Monday evaalDg la Old follows' Hill.
Fxaoi.aTdaviaaa aoBoii.DiiO 1am A.eo
oiamoM mesta at the Ooan-boo". on tbe
tUlrd Monday In eacb montb -
Tbb WoMan'a CHaurriai Ta3nic
rjnoaaseeta at thLeaaie Ko.m.oppoalie
tbe Joy Uoaaa. Oaoeral prayer uteetfng
- aTeryttabbatn afternoon at I o'otona. Wo
rn, a a prayer meeting Wednesday alter
nooo al2 o'clock. Children's raeeUng flrat
Aalarday afternoon in each mo-la at 1
MtihodiMt Bpimpal-tUer. Parker P. Pope.
PretbgtertanHev. B R Satberland.
Lmthm-an-Ker. C. 8. Hpreeher.
Congmfilional-ReT. O. K. Darin
Anaaciteal Caarca Bt. J A. Heusel.
Oiwiad Brtthnm-Be. T. D. Iagla.
Um-man Reform VJev. K. Konewka.
Catire a (Axl-Rer. W. P. Barchard.
v-aaa i-stfaeroa-Re. M. Bnerkle.
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f. WAL.TMAX, Jtt. 1.
nrfftnr SYr OnTnlnT1! Stors.
omee hours from o'clock A. M. Ull
o'clock P.M-. when not otherwise angageo.
Will au end call at any Ume in town or I
limn nours iiwiu n - - i
country. Kye and ear aud ail cnronic ais-
aaes a specialty.
" W. TWT,
DUTdtOtAN AND SUBOBON, Ml Blanch
All caikt promptiy attended
OR. AUKK t- ATIB.
PHY41CIAS and BOKOB')". OOoe op'
taira in Davls'Ooara Hooae Bloek,Fiad-1
lay.Ohlo. . e1 F
BS-TBt rCsI KICKBTS,
H ilv Ohio. (Hneossaora to I
DetwilerTrltch.) We wlU be pleased to I
see any or all of the petrous oi in tata vr.
- T.C. BALL ABB.:
pHTSlCIAoT AeTD SUBCHCOK. I '
OFFICS-Over Hume Hall's Boot and
RmKN-oth Mam street, iat tooase
North or lurniture rooms:
Will respond piom;tly toealUatallnour.
Wbea not otbsrwiaa eagaged ean be eoa-
enlted at ms offlce between the hoars of s
a sa ana r . u .
. Cummin's Grocery Store,
oua door North of Dr. Detwller's old. offios.
omea ov-r a. v.
tfest Side of North Mala H treat, Fladlay, o.
April 14, la7-sm
O UBVETOB. Office In first Mock South of
fcj Oourt tioose Attention givau w
tbe lieea of old snrveya, laying oat. parting
offpAod dividing up ianda.lavaling lot proniaa
of roaas ana aitcnea.
A TTOttlftT AT UT.
Office la New Baak Building, Wast tide ot
Main Street, wo.oa i jot, -"-
. TTflRWltT AND COTJNBKIiLOR AT
A LAW, Findlay, Ohio. Office In -Head-Murun"
Buildiue. North -east of Court
Hooae. Will attend promptly to buslnej
sntruated to hi care. April M. 1878.
JAMES A. ROPE,
TTORNEY AT LAW,
office over W. L. Davis Co1 Btore, Main
Street, f lndlav Ohio. ajruxs ii-
. JACOB r. BVBKET,
A. nd Notary Public Will attend promptly
to all business entrusted to his e ire. Particu
lar attention given Collections, Partitioning
of Landa.and buslnaa in Probate Court.
ibdos oa Main :mjto, iu i'"1"1 .Z.V
nearly opposite tne vnn noossu lj .
HEIRT USWI, .
AtTORNET AT LAW. Office npmaira, fln
Door Sonth ol Ooart Ho- ae; Fludiay .O.
November S4, 1874-tf.
n. T. DA7IB. J. W. SATIS. H. 1m DSTWTXX3L
O AVIS. OETWILER Jt CO. -
IlTHOLFMAtJS AND RETAIL GROCERS,
f and Dealers In Flour, Proviatona, Wooden,-
Wll-ow and Stone Ware, Con teed on err,
Fi nlta.and a General Variety .Goods at Whole
aala at Cleveland and Toledo prices. No, tl
May a, 6-tL
Atr :A LEOTUBE.
J to TOClfG MEIf.J
Just FwbNsAed. to a Sealed Sntlope. Prttx
A ILMaaire the watire.TratBa A,
and Radical care ot neminai weaaness. or
Hnarmatorrhaea. lndoced bv Self-Abase. Ia-
volnatary Emksnlona, 1m potency. NervoaS
Debility, and Impedimenta to Marriage (en
rally: Conanmptlon, EpUepsy, and Fits;
Mental and Phyalcal Incapacity, Ac By
r t m Aram Rook.' Ac
Toe wotW-teaowoed author, la thai adV
jninMa Loctnre.dearl v proves from his own
f axperienee that tbe awtdl eoaaeqoeBcea of
f Self-Abaae mar beeSeeiaaUv removed wlth
oat rredielne,and without dangerooa aargi
eal operations, faonglea. ln-iruraanta, rings.
' or eordlale: painilLK oat a mode of care at
once certain and effectual by wbleh ovary
anfianr. bo matter wbat his condition may
. bs, may core himaeU cheaply; privately aad
raoieaiiy. . ,
aw m Leettrm will prom a
Bant BBdar aaai. in a plain eavekme. to
. any address. oo. reoelpt of aix cents or two
Adoreaa the Publishers, -
TEE CULVER WELL HJEDICAL CO.
41 Aaa lew Terk. Poatofflo BOZ.UM.
Tbe a vertlaer . having fteen parmaaeBtly
eared of that draad dlaise, ConanmpUon.by
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to his lellow-annerers the means of cure. To
a naaiBO ll will . lllil m tiw
4oansd. (freeotehurge), with Use
us for preearlag and
wa- o toey will I
Una m. anna nu far ivm.
-non. Abm-wa. Baoacsrma,c parteaaj
V. u- th. praaennUuwUi pleaaaaddresei
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FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER -20, 1878.
ELIJAH P. JONES..
CHARLES E. JULES.
FRANK L. KARST..
. . . . President
T rVWI V RT7R1TW TSl Alt T.VT
JAMES H. WILSON, CHAS. E. NILES
and E. P. JONES.
M. LOUTH AN & CO.
MAHUfACrCBEKB or -
AMERICAN AND ITALIAN
American and Scotch Granite.
Person needing anything In oar line will
seTe money by giving na a call before pur
chasing. Buildlag and PatIh; Stout TmlshtA
by teaiinw Orden wltk ag.
Sbop foor doors Soatli of Joy Eum, Main
tract. rindlay.Ohlo. au.
: The ereal celebrity ofoarTIIT TAQTO
S BACt'-O ha censed many Imitation
g thereof to be placed on the market, we
chasing each imitations.
V 1 II -M h.l.... til.. AthM nln
looaooo oeanna a nam or tianiie iwi
render themselves liable to the penalty oi
tbe Law. and all Dersons vlofatlna oar
J3 trade marks are paolrbable by tine and
g A CO. 14, I87S.
Tbe genolne LORILUBB TI9 TAB
m TOB ACOO can be distlnsnlsbed bv a TIK
frAO on each lamp with tbe word LVg
I LLARD stamped thereon.
S Over Ions tobacco sold in I977nd
on nearly S,b persons employed In fao-
H Taxes paid GoVrat In 1ST7 about BS.-
and during past IS years, over
m Ttmmm mnAm m milA hff all lnhMn al
45 Years Before the Public.
-r-7 TTftLAW S
aLFJOt Vi AJLOHfl.l Jal J
FOR THE CURE OF
Hepatitis, or Liver Complaint,
DvsnrstA aim au KBAoacaa
Symptoms of a Diseased Liver.
PAIN in the right side, under the
edge of the ribs, increases on pres
sure; sometimes the pain is in the lett
side; the patient is rarel able to lie
on the left side ; sometimes the pain is
folt under the shoulder blade, and it
frequently extends to the top of the
i J r - ,
shoulder, and is sometimes mistaken
for rheumatism in the arm. The
stomach is affected with loss of appe
tite and sickness; the bowels in gen
eral are costive, sometimes alternative
with lax; the head is troubled with
pain, accompanied with a dull, heavy
sensation in the back part There is
generally a considerable loss of mem
ory, accompanied with a painful sen
sation of having left undone some
thing which ought to have been done.
A slight, dry cough is sometimes an
attendant The patient complains of
weariness and debility ; he is easily
startled, his feet are cold or burning,
and he complains of a prickly sensa
tion of the skis ; his spirits are low;
and although he is satisfied that exer
cise would, be beneficial to him, yet
he can scarcely summon up fortitude
enough to try it In fact, he distrusts
every remedy. Several of the above
symptoms attend the disease, but cases
have occurred where few of them ex
isted, yet examination of the body,
after death, has shown the liver to
have been extensively deranged.
AGUE AND FEVER.
Dr. C McLane's Liver Pills, in
CASES OF AGUE AND J" EVER, When
taken with Quinine,' are productive of
the most happy results. No better
cathartic can be used, preparatory to,
or after taking Quinine." We would
advise all who are afflicted with this
disease to give them a Fair trial.
t or all bilious derangements, and a.
a simple purgative, they are unequaled.
BEWARE OF UOTATIOBB,
The Pennine are never nnr coated.
Every box has a red ru seal oa the
with the impression Da, McXaks's Liver
The Pennine McLaxx's Lrvxa Pnxs beat
the signatures of C McLARR and FLEMING
Bros, oa the wrappers.
Insist noon bavtre the Pennine Da. C
McLane's Lives. Pills, prepared bv Fleov
ing Bros- of Pittsburgh, Fa- the market heioa
loll of imitations ol the name JslcLMtiCt
,1 - 3 J-1T 1 1 - .
speuea uuicrcnuy out same pronuncianea.
obtained for Jiwicfei s. M fAe United State,
eofaiarel tor jntemort, t tas ma mm
Canada, tmd Bwrop. at reduced rcioa. W
mm preacipal agio laeatea in BoaAmotoa.
ready .PPM! Me Patted State Intent QH
or Ali i. attend to mil Patent Buztnem wi.A
flioatrriiiiiiijitmi imrt despateA ana Urn euaf
thanotMor patent attorney, who are at a sas-
icmoe rrom waMntmowom, ana mar. uwrw
tote. tormio"amoeiaU attorney.'' We make
I mnamtnfwp eMamtnntioni end fmnieh pin'
ematwpatenntrau) free eeharg, sad ait
whom tntt ran etfraaaaeeaiBii aaa fount
are inmtta to eemdjor m copy f ear -Utudefor
obtaining Patent," wkieh it tent free to any ad-
mf nnif n -fr ' ' k to
obtain Patent, and olAer vatuabl matter. We
refer to the Go man American rational Sank,
Waehengkm. it. W " ra onerous, nor
weaiaaTmtd Dams h UgaUame. at Waehinoton:
u ioni nun. late enter Jvthee u. a
Omrt at &aau. to the OMeiaU of t e U. B.
i Mas 'Mia. CM to aeloi'S and Member of
Addram. LeCJ s MAsMKB
Findlay Business Directory. Poetical.
The Snow Drop.
IN THE POOR MAN'S WINDOW.
It was a darksome alley.
Where light but seldom shone.
Save when at noon a son-ray touched
Tbe little sffl of stone
, Beneath the poor man's window.
Whose weary life was bound.
To waste at one doO, ceaseless task
The passing seasons round.
6prlngs dewy breath of perfume.
And summer's wealth of flowers.
Or tlie changing hoe of autumn's leaf,
Ne'er blest his lonely hours :
He knew too well when winter
Come howling forth again
He knew it by his artless grate,
Tbe snow and plashing rain.
Pierced by the frost-winds bead.
His cheerless task be plied ;
Want chained him ever to tbe loans.
By the UtUe window's side ;
But when the days grew iongar.
He stole one happy hour
To tend, with a broken vase,
A pale and slender flower.
How tenderly he moved It
To catch the passing ray.
And smiled to see Its folded leaves
Grow greener every day ;
His laded eyes were mted oft.
To watch the snow-drop bloom
To him It seemed a star of right,
Wllhln that darksome room.
And as he gently moved it
Near the sun-tooched pane,
Oh ! who ran tell what memortss
Were busy In his brain t
Perchance his home in childhood.
In a sytvaa valley lay
And be heard the voice of the running sLreams,
And the green leaves' rustling play.
Perchance a long departed
Bat cherished dreams of yore.
Rose through the mist of want and toll.
To bless his heart once more.
A voice of muste whispered
Sweet words Into his ear.
And be Ilred sgsin that moonlight eB,
Gone by for many years.
Or but the lore of Nature
Within his bosom stirred
The same sweet can that answered by
The blossom and the bird j
The free, unfettered worship
Paid by the yearning soul.
When it seems to feel its wings I
To reach a brighter goal
An asplratloB, showing
Earth binds us not ber slave.
But we crave a brighter bring
A Ufa beyond the grave.
IN THE POOR MAN'S WINDOW. Select Story.
MY EXPERIENCE AS A LUNATIC.
The Confederate iorce of Gen'l Early
bad gained the mastery in the Shenan
doah Valley, and our demoralized bat
talions were falling back precipitately
Sheridan dashed upon the scene, and
bia presence, like a spell, checked the re
treat and infused new courage into the
disordered mass. Our battery reached a
knoll to the left of the pike, and unlim
be red in front of a timbered slope , on
(he brow of which the Confederates had
posted a heavy battery. Tbe infantry
line on our front was advancing splen
didly, and I saw the gleaming crest of
bayonets fall when the order came for a
charge on the double quick.
Bright sunshine was streaming
ihmiio'h ihn nrum nnrtain. and seemed to
have awakened me from prolonged slum I
ber. Slowly my scattered senses gathered
from dim unconsciousness, and as
bought assumed definite form the scene
of the battle field again flashed before
What of the charge?'' I inquired, anx
ously, making a desperate effort to rise
The sharp unnatural tone of my own
voice startled me and my strength was
unequal to rustle even the covering of
"Do not try to talk now. Charley, you
will be stronger very soon.' It was the
voice of my wife. In a moment I real-
zed that 1 was at home, on the shores of
he northern lake. I glanced through
the' window, and the waving branches
associated with my thoughts of the bat
tle scene were not there, but the snow
lay heavily on the fields glistening in the
sunshine. Many months have passed
away, a blank period in my existence.
As I recovered my strength and com
prehension I learned tbe critical ordeal
I had passed in surviving a severe wound
hat caused a fracture of the skull, and
necessitated the operation of trepanning.
Still many more months elapsed before
I was again abroad. The war was end
ed, and the people were rejoicing in the
restoration of peace. I was tendered
and accepted the old position I had re
signed in reeponee to the call of arms
teacher of mathematics in the academy
of my native town.
The routine of the position was famil
iar enough, but close attention to its
duties shortly developed the fact that
my nervous system had not recovered
from the severe shock it had sustained,
and my mental powers were impaired.
As nearly as I could define the effect
produced, the injury teemed to have in
terrupted the harmonious action of the
brain, and the right and left lobes ap
peared to operate independently, and
take separate and distinct cognizance of
emotions and sensations conveyed by the
medium of the senses. Every thought
seemed to have its duplicate, necessary
to a complete impression. When I
studied a single problem, and the solu
tion occurred, immediately would follow
the solution again, aa if emanating from
a second mind acting in con j unction And
always a litle slower in its perceptions.
This derangement, vexatious and con
fusing at first, con tinned to increase as I
devoted myself to mental labor, until
finally I was compelled to abandon my
position in the academy.
The necessity was indeed a hardship,
as it left me without the means of suste
QAnce.' My brave and devoted wife bore
op nobly under the affliction And insisted
that I should indulge the repose that my
critical position demanded. Meantime
she turned the fine musical faculties ae
quired in better days to good account,
and we continued to live comfortably for
a time on the proceeds of her labor.
Comfortably, did 1 say? No, it grieved
me constantly to see ber toil so arduous
iy.with the double reeponsbifiiy of house
hold cares. And I knew that her as
sumed cheerfulness was the ; cover ; of
painful solicitude she' experienced on
This anxietyrdid not favorably affect
my derangement It grew more marked
and depressing. Vague fears haunted
me by day, and harrowed the long
sleepless hours of night The strange
perception of s double intellect became
so far defined that tne senses were tm
pathetic , The sounds that reached my
ear were repeated- as if by echo; taste
and touch were fanciful and erratic, and
at night weird, fantastic forms flitted be-
) . -A-
i fore mr eves, and real objects assumed
the semblance of what they were not,
and drove me to tbe verge of delirium;
while the effort constan'ly exerted to
retain my reason only the mote pros
trated the mental powers.
Ultimately my malady reached a stage
U which I seemed to realize both phys
ical and mental double: existence. At
dmes I could distinctly see the form and
features of my second self, directly con
fronting and gazing upon my more im
mediate self. And then my own voice
addressed me, and we conversed together
myself and my second self now con-
dolinz in common misery, and then in
tantalizing and horrible imprecations.
The terrible delusion became unbear
able and I felt that reason could not
much longer retain command of the dia
ordered faculties. It was a night when
my mental agitation had reached a high
degree. My wife had fallen asleep,
overcome with constant care and watch
ing. I was pacing the sitting room of
our chamber about the hour of midnight
as was my habit Occasionally I reclined
on a sofajn the hope of catching a slight
respite from the distress of my terrible
hallucination: but it was for a moment
1 lay down again on the sofa. My
brain seemed whirling in a blaze of fire,
and I sprang up stricken with madness.
The horrible spectre stood before me and
mocked me with a fiendish grin of de
rision. I grasped a heavy piece of fur
niture and dashed at it with the fury of
a maniac. J. he spectre seemed paipaDie
to the blow, and yielded. I saw it vanish
in darkness that spread before me, and
my tormenting second self was gone. I
broke forth in frantic laughter, that re
turned in a hundred echoes around me,
and I sank exhausted, unconscious to
The morning sun was shining in upon
me when I awoke to returning consci
ousness, A cool perspiration oozed from
my forehead. I rose on my elbow, and,
for some moments, endeavored to recall
my identity and the recollections of the
night Then a horrible conviction came
upon me. Great heavens! It was she!
It was my poor devoted wife the reality
of the form I bad dashed down and des
troyed in my firen zy!
Overwhelmed with remorse, I rushed
wildly from the house and fll I knew
not whither. The greater grief that had
come upon me reanimated my mental
power And I became calm in despair; but
shrank cowardly from the desolation
that my own hand had wrought
It was some weeks after the dreadful
night I have described that I reached
New York City without detection, a
greater portion ot the distance working
as one of the crew of a canal boat I
wandered along the wharves of the me
tropolia, searching anxiously lor some
means of escaping the country and long
ing even to flee the fellowship of civilized
The opportunity was finally dis
covered in a ship about sailing around
Cape Horn for the Pacific coast.on bwrd
of which my services were accepted in
a menial capacity.
I was soon safe from discovery and
pursuit, and free upon the boundless
waters free as one could feel with the
remorse of a hellish deed upon his soul,
and the abandonment of all hope of a
happy hour in life again.
I need not describe the experience of
a long and tedious sea voyage, and the
hardships and indignities put upon me
in consequence of inefficiency and total
ignorance of a seaman's duties. " To me
it was of little account But the change
of life and scene, and the sea air had a
wonderfid effect in repairing my mental
and physical strength. -' It was on a
bright September morning that I first
spied the hazy shores of California, and
in a day or two thereafter sauntered
along the streets of San Francisco, alone
in a new world, with only the compan
ionship of bitter recollections.
: As necessity required I sought em
ployment, and managed to sustain my
self, leading a listless, purposeless life.
But tbe monotony soon became oppres
sive, and the apprehension of ultimate
discovery excited renewed anxiety.
Frequently I fancied the recognition of
a familiar countenance on the streets,
that kept me in painful uncertainty.
The day came in which my worst
fears were realized. The miserable
wretch in whose nouae I was sojourning
delivered me into the hands of justice,
Bf what means he discovered my ident
ity I could not determine; but I met my
fate boldly; for remorse had so far em
bittered my existence that I disdained
longer to struggle for its continuance.
"Gentlemen," I exclaimed, as the
officers inclosed my wrists with iron
shackles, "take your accursed reward,
I am Charles Harden, the murderer!
They dragged me to the prison, and
the officers of the law came and ques
tioned me. I told them all, and they
transferred me to a more secure con
finement, least I should escape again
the retribution of crime.
Long I lingered in the solitude of a
gloomy cell, awaiting the final decree of
fate, until calm indifference succeeded
despair, and gradually every emotion,
even life itself, seemed to subside into a
But a day came when my sensibilities
seemed reanimating, like one emerging
from a trance. Slowly my mind mani
fested activity, and in time I recalled
my identity; then suddenly the recollec
tion of my whole life flooded back: npon
me, and all the weight of its great bur
den of remore again descended.
An old man, whose kindly ooonten
aoee bad beoome familiar to me as in a
vision, appeared and sought to rally
my despondency with words of hope
Ton have had a long, bad spell,
Harden," he remarked; "bat yoa are
eominr aroond all right now, aad win
soon be oat in the world again."
Then I was not In a prison, bat
insane asyiam. inank Heaven my
wretched guilt had not been discovered.
And then I learned from the old
man tbe cireumatanees of my surest as
a lonatia, and the nature of my affile
tion. In the operation of trepanning
at tbe bands oi unskilled surgeons,
sroail splinter of the fractured skull
had been left adhering in a position to
Irritate the membrane of the brain. and
this trifling oversight had caused the
Insanity attended with men sad results
to blast tbe happiness of my life for
ever, and stamp my memory with the
lgnrsmioy of murder.
The derangement had been
ively repaired by tbe skilled surgeon
the asylaui, and my mind now rapid,
recovered its original powr. Ba
what availed it, I reflected bitterly;
ard why had I been'reatored from
peaeef al lunacy to a oonscioosnesa to
which death would be s relief.
Oae morning tbe old attendant of
whom I have spoken interrupted my
gloomy meditations with a countenance
more than usually cheerful, that seem
ed to radia'e the light of some hidden
"Harden," he remarked, "you are
growing vigorous again io both body
and mind. I have a message for yoa
that may excite yoa a little. Do yoa
think yon ean stand an agreeable sur
"Anything agreeable to bear would
Indeed be a surprise, I replied. "Bat,
my dear Iriend, 1 fear tbe world could
now hardly afford a message to me snf
floiently pleasurable to inspire any ap
preciable excitement" ,
"Well, if yoa are confident to that
ext-.nt, I will permit tbe bearer of the
message to impart it directly to you."
The old man withdrew, and presently
returned with a companion. A thrill,
premonitory of some fro surprise
startled me as I heard t he approaching
I raise! my eyes. Great heavens!
they met the old love-look of my wif,
ready to advance into my a ring.
The ardor with which I returned ht r
emDrace was assuring tuat my power
of nerve was restored.
Tne last great nalluelnation was
dispelled, and a ray of gladness burst
in upon my heart, streaming through
the dark cloud of despair that had
bung over me those long and wretched
years. I laughed aud wept by torn.
Aod then I drew the recovered treas
ure of my life more firmly to my breast,
fearful I was still ia a dream, that
might vanish and leave me agsin in
misery and dispair.
"And bow did yoa follow me bereT
I demanded, when sufficiently colli e'ed
to make the enquiry. -
"There is your address," my wife
replied, handio me at Eastern paper
containing the following paragraph,
eopied from a San Franclseo paper.
"For Stocktos. An unkuo wo man
was taken iroin a boa ruing nouse
Sansome street yesterday, and brought
before the Commlseloners of Lunacy,
and by them commtted to the Asylum
at Stockton. From what eoald be
gathered from his Incoherent talk, bis
name is Charles Harden, from New
York City, and he imagines himself to
have committed some serious crime.
His Insanity is caused by fracture o!
the skull, which had been improperly
''And who was it that I struck down
"Your own reflection in our pier-
glass mirror, which was shattered to
atoms tbe night yoa disappeared."
And so it was my own second self,
and no other.
We remained in California, my wife
and I, for its air Is genial and its sklee
blue and bright ; and if at times I recall
tbe recollection of those long years of
wretchedness and dispair j it is that tbe
contrast may render the present more
MORE ADOUT CIPHER DISPATCHES.
Ex- Tells He What
John Morrissey Told Him, and His Opinion of
Special Dispath to the New York Times.
Albajtt, Dec. 6. Hon. Jeremiah
Magaire. of Elmira, who was Speaker
of the Democ ratio Assembly in 1875.
tbe first year of Tilden's State ad minis
t ration, and who was among tbe fore
most of those Democrats who opposed
Mr. Tilden's political projects has been
s'aying at Adam Blakf's new hotel.
the Kanmore for a few dafys. To day,
ia reply to inquiries, he give th f-l
lowing views regarding the cipher dis
"1 never read tne dnpatcnes as they
appeared," said be, "with much inter
est, because in December, 1876. and
January, 77, I knew thoroughly all
that was going on down In the disputed
Southern states. 1 was kept Informed
of it by friends who were in it tbem
selves. I know that smith Weed
Started for North Caialina on tbe 10th
of November right from Tilden's own
boose, in Gramercy Park. He stopped
over at Raleigh under tbe name of
Keith. Why. I always call bim Keith
to this day oo account of it He went
from Raleigh to Colombia, aod was
there on tbe 13th. tbe day tbe college
met I knew, from soorees that can
not be doubted, that $5,000 were offer
ed to a colored member and it is to
tbe credit of bis race to a 'nigger'
member of tbe Electoral College to
give his vo'e for Tilden,and be refused
it sternly and persistently."
"And who onered itf
"Why, Weed, of coarse. There can't
be any doubt about that" And the
ex Speaker laughed. "There was
plenty of chance to bay, bat nobody
batTUden himself was williofc to pay.
and he delayed aod haggled too much.
I eaw in the report of some proceedings
down there that two men came on to
New York and offered to tell a Tllden
vote for tLOOO.OOO to John Morrissey.
When I read it I went op to Morrissey 's
room and asked bim what there was in
it 'Well, it's all true," said he, 'bat
it was too high. I eoald have got cne
for 150,000.' Then.' said I, 'why didn't
yoa do itf Yoa art considered Tilden's
espretal champion, wny didn't yoa
do itf 'Because.' said Mr. Morrissey.
I would not cross the street to make
Tilden President that way. He's on
grateful and deceiving, and if it had
come out he woold have denied all
knowledge of it and thrown all the
odinmonme. Besides, nobody wants
bim in the White House anyhow.'
When I told John that 1 thought be
was an especial champion of THden.be
declared that be wasn't, bat be was
opposed to John Kelley.and so joined
forees with Tilden."
"Yoa have observed, Mr. Magaire,
that Mr. Tilden has denied any com
plieity in the cipher dispatches,"
"No ha hasn't' responded tbe ex
Speaker, "He denies that he received
them, that they wets read to him, or
that their contents vere imparted to
bim, bathe dote net deny that some
bodv in his eonfldanei leeeivsd them.
and bad power to mat and did set for
bun in regard to a- " was osc
like him to keep bio eIear tbem
that he might m.g. such a denial, and
yet know all that was necessary about
them. . If there Is ever11 investigation
by Congress, and b has to get on the
stand, a sharp- eros) examination will
show it all up." . !
Caution Not Necessary.
" Dr. Price's Cre&a Baking Powder
produces better bread, biscuits, eakea,
etc, . than any tn"- Iu P1
oerfeot safety, and 'trfthoot detriment
to. tH .rtii. nMaajed. Honseholdt
SONG OF THE WINTER'S COMING.
FRANCES H. GREEN.
His gathering Mantle of fleecy snow
- Tbe winter long wrapped around him:
And flashing with ice-wrought gems
Was the regal zone that bound him,
He went abroad in his kingly state,
By the poor man's door by the palace
Then his minstrel wjpdsn either hand,
lne music of irost days humming,
Flew fast before him through all the
Crying: "Winter, winter is comineT'
And they sang a song in their deepjoud
That made the heart of their king rejoice.
His gathering Mantle of fleecy snow Correspondence
OUR EUROPEAN LETTER
[From our Regular Correspondent.]
November, 23, '78.
The Session of the Prussian Diet was
opened on Tuesday. The speech from
the Throne commenced by alluding to
the painful events of the summer.which,
nevertheless, had given occasion for the
display of the patriotic feeling of the
people. The Emperor hoped that the
deplorable aberration of Socialism would
be vanquished by the confident co op-
eration of the powers upholding the
State. The chief task before the Diet
was the solution of the financial diffi
cultiesAnd until a remedy was provided
by tbe measures of fresh taxation refer
red to the Empire the necessary resour
ces would have to be furnished by a loan.
The Speech proceeded to announce the
presentation of various measures of in
ternal interest, comprising bills for
modify ing the jurisdiction of the Minis
terial Departments, for the imposition of
communal taxes, for giving execution to
the Imperial judicial laws, and for the
establishment of agricultural banks,
chiefly for mortgage purposes. Bills
were also announced for transferring to
thfi regular Courts the special jurisdic
tion which Universities have hitherto
posessed, and for forming Improvement
Associations, the cbief object of which is
to improve the means of communication
in rural districts, more particularly by
the construction of roads. If the pre
parations for the purchase by the State
of important railways now worked by
private enterprise and for the construe
tion of urgently needed lines could be
concluded in time, a bill would be in
troduced for regulating the railway
system and extending the railway net
work of lines. The first sitting of the
Lower House of the Diet was opened
with an address from the President
Connecting his remarks with the attempt
made on Sunday upon the life of the
Sovereign of a friendly nation, he re
minded the members present of the day
of terror when the dear life of Emperor-
King was imperilled. These days, he
said, are days of serious warning to the
representatives of the Prussian people to
gather with . renewed energy, fidelity,
and devotion round the King and his
dynasty, and round the monarchy, as the
firm foundation of the commonwealth
and the existing system of laws. The
President concluded with a call for three
cheers for tbe Emperor-King.wbich was
responded to with much enthusiasm j
Eleven Government Bills were then laid
on the table, and the members drew by
to form tbe usual sections. The Upper
House was opened by Duke Ratiborj
with a similarly patriotic speech and
three cheers for the Emperor King.
The epidemic of regicide which broke
out a few months ago in the half witted
fury of the wretched fanatic Hodel has
not yet died out Fortunately, the hand
of the assassin has again foiled him. It
was ocly a few weeks ago that the King
of Spain narrowly escaped from an am
buscade of the same kind at Madrid.
Both these crimes have probably been
inspired by the two recent deliberate
attempts upon the life of the German
Emperor. The ancient capital of the
Kingdom of the Two Sicilies teems with
men who bold human Iifs cheap, and
who would be restrained by no super
stitious reverence from shedding the
blood of a Kins. It is one of the blots
upon the fame of regenerate Italy that
assassination is still common, and there
it goes every day unpunished. Nowhere
in Italy is there less detestation for the
crime of murder than in Naples, and
nowhere is there more passionate na
tures upon which fanaticism or malig
nity can work with murderous intent
In the native land of Camorrarganized
assassination is familiar to the popular
mind. If the Neapolitan assassins dag
ger had struck King Humbert down, the
Monarchy in Italy, which is still a young
and tender plant would have been ex
posed to all the risks of a regency. The
heir to the Throne, the youthful
Prince of Naples, is just nine years
of age, and a long minority, even with as
popular a Queen-Mother as Queen
Marguerite, would have given the fac
tions many an opportunity of threaten
ing tbe Constitutional settlement of the
kingdom. It ia possible that the attack
on King Humbert may strengthen his
hold upon the Italians, who will admire
the hereditary courage with which be
confronted the amamina, and who may be
reminded by their sovereign's peril of
the difficulties and distractions into
which the country would be plunged
were the throne upset either by Repub
lican or clerical ccMpirators. Italy has
been most fortunate in securing already,
at tbe close of her revolutionary period,
many of the advantages of the stabL'ity
wbiehConstitational Monarch yprom isee
It woold be a crime against the national
interests as well as against tbe moral
law to strike at these advantages for the
profitfof a disappointed party. There is
in every modern society a type of feeble
minded fanaticism which is easily infect
ed with a longing to imitate every novel
and famous crime. Murders and suicides
follow the same course for a while, when
once tbe fashion is set by a criminal
with, a little originality. So it is with
regicide. The fanatics who dream that
it is their glorious mission or their fatal
destiny to rid tbe world of this monarch
or that are, for the most part, men of no
force of character. If they were, they
would be more formidable as disturbers
of kingdoms. But, being weaklings, they
do not take their lives in their bands and
pursue only their terrible purpose.!
They falter and look behind them for
their way of escape, and almost invaria
bly they faiL Nobiiing went nearer to
the execution of bis designs than any
regicide conspirator of our day. As for
Hodel and McncasL the Madrid assassin,
and the author of the attempt on King
ed as unpleasant symptoms of the bitter
hatred, mingled with ignorance and lev
ity, that seethes in the minds ; bf large
classes in every Continental country.
The late King Victor Emmanuel more
than once visited- Naples) immediately
alter his annexation, and while its quays
and streets yet swarmed with armed
partisiana of the Boor bona, and was not
harmed. The attempt on King Hum
bert follows very closely npon that on
the King of Spain: Humbert's brother,
Amadeus was uear losing his life at the
hands of assassin when he was for a few
months King of Spain.
German newspapers state, on the au
thority of letters received from the Bus
sian border, that in the district of Lublin
the intolerance of the Russian Govern
ment has given the native Soman Cath
olic population fresh cause for complaint
The Russian authorities tolerate no bap
tism according to the rites of the church
of Rome. The Roman Catholic popula
tion are therefore wont to carry their 1
new born children across the border, In
order to have them baptised by Roman
Catholic priests at Cracow. The Russian
Governor-General having been informed
of this, recently caused the parties cross
ing the frontier to be intercepted and
seized by gens d'armes, who took tne
children to the nearest orthodox church,
and had them baptised perforce by the
Russian pope, Tbe parents it is added,
wishing to invalidate tho Russian bap
tism, carry their children to the nearest
well, in order to "wash away" as expedi
tiously as possible the effects of the
sacred rite. Louis.
I From our Special CorrespondenLl
Washesstoit, D. C, Dec. 9, 1878.
Nothing very startling marked occur
rences at the Capitol the first week of
the session. Wood, Chairman of Ways
and Means Committee in the House and
hence recognized as leader of the Demo
cratic majority, boiled over tbe first day.
He made a bad mess of it as ne did at a
similar stage of proceedings three years
ago. On that occasion Mr Blaine
promptly took him in hand at the close
of his diatribe, and he was so severely
disabled that his convalesence was re
tarded beyond the close of the session.
The servility of this Representative of
the five Points Democracy to his old
tasks masters of the South was notorious
even among the old Cne 'dough faces
sent here by Northern Democracy prior
to' the war. Lapse of years seems to
have made him more than ever obsequi
ous and ready to bow to the arrogant
demands of his bulldoze associates. He
sought to utilize bis appointment by
Randall to tbe head of the Committee
named, to build up his reputation as a
reformer; but the contemptuous manner
of his fellows in kicking his bill for a
revision of the tariff out of the House
last session, after he had spent months
in maturing it, deeply wounded his van
ity. It was pointedly uncomplimentary
to bis Statesmanship and was regarded
as a left-handed protest against his as
sumptions as leader. He appeared to
think the President's mild allusion to the
Southern situation as a providential op
portonity to retrieve his character and
regain hia influence. Accordingly the
reading of ihe message had hardly
ceased when he secured the floor and
proceeded to deny the truth of every
intimation of Southern outrages con
tained in it, and asserted his knowledge
of Republican intimidation of voters in
tne North. It was an open bid for tbe
favor of the South and was so repulsive
ly servile in its promises of instant and
unquestioning obedience to tbe behests
of the Confederate Brigadiers as to make
the position of those for whom he spoke
appear only less pitiable than that of the
2reedman under Democratic "home
rule," But he succeeded in committing
his party associates of tbe House notor
ious zealots as they have been for Inves
tigation to tbe policy of opposing any
inquiry into the abhorent crimes South
em Democracy is alleged to have resort
ed to in the last campaign to make the
late Confederacy redundantly solid.
Republicans saw the blunder "Mr Wad"
had made and spiked Democracy to the
record, though its clearer headed mem
bers struggled to escape from the dam
aging position in which their, leader left
left them.-. They labored four days to
that end unsuccessfully, then adjourned
over until to-day in order to reform
their lines, bring up the demoralized
stragglers and agree on a programme
for f the future. Republicans of both
Houses appear substantially agreed on
the plan reached by Messrs Blaine,
Edmunds, DawesJIowe and Chris tiancy,
designated as a Committee for that pur
pose at a Senate caucus. It is bold and
aggressive. Edmunds was entrusted
with the details; and TCsoIntions, pre
ceded by a preamble reciting the sub
stance of the 13th, 14th and 15th amend
ments, will be early onered, proposing
a decrease in the ratio of representation
of certain Southern States in Congress
and the Electoral College, in propor
tion to tne number of citizens they have
disfranchised by legislative enactments
and violence. Mr Blaine's resolutions
which proposed a searching inquiry into
the alleged campaign lawlessness and
crimes in .the Sonth will also come op
and the fighting forced. As they are in
the line bf the recommendations of the
Presidents message, no difference be
tween the Executive aod Republican
Congressmen ean result from their in
troduction. - - "
The Committee having in charge the
proposed, transfer of the care of the
Indians to the War Department have
taken voluminous evidence, inrfrMtlns;
that of General Sherman in favor; and
of Secretarr Schurx and Col Meacham
in bppciticsu'sTbe bills for establiah-4
irtg poasjsi savings banks and for e furth
er disbiba&m the Cfenei Award are
inherited from last session and wO re
ceive early consideration. T '.
, Pontic, eonsidevadicM -.seems pretty
gwsBrally aroused to tbe belief that a
renewal of old time prrjerjerity is to come
through a developement of our own. re
sources with a judicious extension of
our commercial relations on old and new
fields. The opening op of the rich belt
of oar country to he traversed by the
Texas racLhc railroad to. tbe stock
raiser, the farmer aod miner retarded
as esse of the moat important steps fas
this doctrine, and to free transeootinen-
tial trade of the incombna of the exist-1
ing rncnopoty ol . Central Pacifis
Hence- miusnal uteres has besmrnan.
ifested ia Matthew's argrrment in favor
that competing line. Maxwxxl.
November, 23, '78. Miscellaneous.
XLV Congress-Third Session.
Deo. 10 Skstats Mr. Wallace Intro
duced a bill to authorize the exchange
of subidiary coin lor trade dollars.
Mr. Beck cave notice that be would
introduce a bill to repeal see tion 218 of
tne revised statutes or tne United
States whieh provides that "no person
who nas served in any capacity in the
militaiy, naval or civil service of tbe
so called Confederate States, or of
either of the States io insurrection
during the late rebellion, shall be ap
pointed to any position in the arm v of
tne United States."
Mr. Allison, from select committee
submitted a resolution requesting the
House to transmit to the Senate a eopy
ol tne testimony of J as. J5. Anderson
relating to Mr. Matthews taken before
tbe House committee. Agreed to.
At tbe expiration of the morning
Door consideration was resumed of tbe
bill relating to Presidential elec'ioos.
and Mr. Morgan made a speeeh favor
ing tne measure. - " T.
Mr. Junes, of Florida, spoke Jo op
position to tbe bill.
Mr. Edmunds replied in support of
Tbe House went Into Committee of
the Whole (Mr. Springer in the ebalr)
on the consular end diplomatic ap
Amendments providing for a Secre
tary of Legation at Brazil, for a Con
sol General at Athena, and re questing
the President to revise the tariff of
The consideration of tbe bill having
been eoneloded tbe House passed tbe
bill after striking cot an amendment
agreed to in committee Increasing
the salaries of the Ministers of Great
Britain. France, Germany, and Bos
sis. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on
Ways and Means, reported a bill to
authorize tbs Issue of eertifieates of
deposit io aid of refunding the public
Tbe House went into Committee of
the Whole, Mr. Harris, of Georgia, in
the chair, on the naval appropriation
bill, whieh was reported passed.
Tbe Speaker laid before the House
a request of the Senate to be famished
with a eopy of James E. Anderson's
testimony relative to Senator Matthews
and, oo motion of Mr. Potter, the re
quest wss complied with.
Deo. 11, Senate Mr. Windom re
ported the fortification appropriation
Mr. Blaine reported tbe Hooae bill
to correct all error io enrollment of the
uodry civil aopropriatioo bill, in re
gard to the Hot Springs Reservation.
Mr. Beck introduced a bill for the
repeal of tbe section of tbs revised
statutes wbioh prohibit the appoint
ment to tbe army of any person who
served under the Confederate Govern
Mr. Windom, from the Committee
on - appropnatioaa, reportea witn
amendments Hoose bill making appro
priations for the support of the Mili
The Vice President annoooed as tbe
committee oo the part of the Senate
to attend tbe next annual examination
o' eadfcta of tbe United States Military
Academy, at West Point, Messrs Win
dom and White.
Mr. Ferry Introduced a bill to fix the
alary of persons in the Ballroad Mall
Mr. Merrimon submitted a reeolntion
calling npon tbe Secretary of War for
a statement as to tbe arms and equip
ments leaned for use by tne omcers of
tbe Treasury and Interior department
and the Department ot Justice, where
such arms are now.and whether any of
tbrtn nave been sold. Agreed to.
The Senate took op the bill to revise
the patent laws.
House. Tne pension appropriation
bill was reported and referred to the
C Moiuittov of tbi Whole.aod made tbe
special order lor to-morrow.
The speaker annooncea tne regular
order to be tbe consideration of the
bill reported last year from the Cora
mittee on Commerce to regulate inter
state commerce. At tbe doss of the
diaeossion tbe bill was pawed yeas,
139. nys, 110. - -
Tbe Hooae then took op tbe Ull to
provide for the farther distribution of
mooeys received under the Geneve
A vouna; lady of New Pbilidelpbla.
took a table spooo'.ol of oil of tansy a
few days ag?, and now lies In a critical
Peter Kaiser and Charles Call, two
lads of 14 yean, were oat banting
rabbits near Detroit, a few days ago.
ben Call shot Kaiser Instantly killing
him. The shot was accidental.
Another bloody affray occurred in
BreatbiU eounty. Ky., on Bandar
DWrbt last between Jerry Little aod
Bill Strong's sang. Four men were
killed and seven wounded, Jerry Lit
tle twJng among the killed.
J. H. Cowper of Chicago, woo was
sent to Louisville, Ky., with an order
from . Judge Blodgett to Investigate
tbe books of Frazer Brothers, tobae-
eonistsjbas disappeared unaccountably.
Wben last seeo he was io company
with a negro. He disappeared on the!
Nine persons, among tbem 'Gipsy
Tack." a noted burglar, escaped from
tbe Licking eounty Jail, Sunday night
last They eoneloded not to wait for
their sentence to the penitentiary
Reports give Goveoor Nichols credit
for investigating the frauds aad deeds
of vioiecee committed in Louisiana.
Glover and his experts appeared at
the Treasury, bat the gentle Wilcox
was not encouraged.
Tbe Cincinnati Post offloe will con
tinue to be governed by Lege, tbe
A farmer named Snap was snapped
op at Cincinnati, a few days ago, by tbe
oldest and stalest eonfldene game prae
tiied. It eost hiss 9435. eneogh to
paid for his eounty paper over two
hundred years. - He was too poor to
take tbe papefs.
At German town, Ohio, on the night
of the 5th, George Leigbiy was paying
attention to the daaghter of George
8baffer. wbec that person, sadly in
toxicated wast home aad - began
abasing his daaghters eompacy start
ing violently towards hisa with
upraised ebalr as if to assaolt him,
Leighxy drew a revolver aod fired at
nun tne ball strtaunff mm in us i ore
bead Infttetmc a fatal wcond. Leigh
ti at ones cave himself ap into the
hands ef the authorltJea, and
passed In jail to await exaaiieatlua.
John McDonald president of the First
National Bank, Jiew lxoon u., cnaa
last week In the sixty nlnw year onus
John Miner, formerly owner or
rolling mill In FiUa&argb, w arrastsd
in St Louis last week by U. 8. Dep
uty. Marshal Soest, ebarged wun em
sealing his assets front the assignee fa
baakraptey. He was taken to put
bargh for trkL' .
At IndlsasDoMa, lad., the Merrick,
Border trial IsexetUag pahSe ettaev
rJai Merriok is etBVSM wren swr
dering his wife, woe dlstaoeeiroay.
the elty. nsr oooy Tory msw
sets aptbet the hod v fearwl ...
" T M 'OTfvlDaT With'
eertaio point in the si; wfeia
hat MarTick !7ufVed"1t
Picked trfTBWornaS drh h
:, ai,.d hi- k: ' "a Fetors. .
L, i i, iT.,7 Pbyewn-
Hwikt K..o.- tb- resurrec
"VT also oUima
. . " -av sUsTAB
The defend hH" ' BU
Tbe warebnnaa 3 alt' ft. is - .
turdar nleht r,-. v.JTlZ
PO'R, batter and am a .
Three hundred and sight fn wtt.
IT W"e ubPnd to testify in the
inkep murder ease, tbe trial m-k
liZ7d at Uefontaine
The traffadv t f3on,. . n. ,
n another item is hkeiy to bring to
light a mess of seanrial m-k m
create heart burnings. Mrs. Schaffer's
brother has been arrested as an acces
ory, and Mrs. Sohatro ,.-
. a-ut. AJ C I
daughter on a similar charge.
ine xndiaralnssne'Asylum reports
017 patients. Which are anrmnrfew .1- .
cost of $3,34 er head a week. The
total expense of tbe Asyiam for the
psst year were 1107,227.12.
Cincinnati wants gaa at L50 per
thousand, and will probably get it
Hamilton. Ohk ma rl, MJn A .
uSM?86?700. Saturday morning .
uua. r eigei necame j salons
wife who was
than himself, and brooded n th-.
matter till m order and suicide became
raniOiar to him. Then ha r.nn.,h..
a revolver aod cartridges, and while
his wife slept shot ber threugo the
heart and then eomnletixl lSia wsTsrar Kw
shooting blmself . -
Io ease of arlale.the rea.rtmMr.lr.nfot
recently tried at Paioesville, tbe jury
failed to agree on iMnnni ;..
ing testimony flavored with perjury.
The Grand jury of Fall River, Mats.,
nave recently Indicted Charles P.
Stickoey aod Horatio X. Howard (mU
ord) insurance agents, and John A.
vouey, a lawyer, for embezzlement
Ob borne. Green eonntv. Ia thA hand
of scandal, at present. One married
man fell In love with his hired girl and
wanted ber to alone with htm Hat aha
left bis employ, and then he wrote her
threatening letters to which she pajB
no heed. Now two business men
falls In love with a married lady with
a fine pbysi aU development, bat quite
homely, and both are striving to se
eore her company in a runaway match. .
A large boiler in Havden's Rolling
mill at Colombo, exploded last Thurs
day af ternooD while a number of work
men were at work io aod about tbe
milL Richard Berry, aged 16 and
Richard Freeman 18, were killed;
Wro. Lewis, aged 17 was badly and It
is feared fatally injured; George Ball
badly eat about the head may recover;
Mioh M. Cartv. a furnace bov was in
jured; David R. Davis was badly aeald-
ea ana nis need eat by a falling brick;
A farmer named Newman, who was
unloading scrap iron near the boiler .
boose was thrown some distance
breaking both legs and otherwise
ferionsly eat by flying missiles. It Is '
bu posed absence of water in the boiler
was tbe cause of tbe explosion. .
On Thursday morning of last week
tbe police in Cincinnati r arrested
Henry Goddar and Rnfas Hevms for
grave robbing. . They had just deliver. .
ed the body of a eolord girl to th-'-'
Miami Medical College. Heyms was
intoxicated, talked freely, and revealed '
enough to the police to indicate that ,
there were five persons engaged In tb? -business.
The two men were sent to
tbe workhouse. Hevms for drankeness
and Goddar on an old charge for
abasing bis family. ., , -..
Sackett, Davis & Co.. one of tb - .
otdest and heaviest maoofaetaring
ewelry bouses in Providence. R- 1
made a trust conveyance of tbe flrui
and individual property last week for
tne benefit of tbelr creditors. - Liabit
ities about 1220.000. The' firm esti .
mates their assets at about three
times that amount Unavailable rea -
estate is said to be the chief cease, g.
, Cnpt, White Melville, the novelist,
London, was thrown from ' bis horse
while booting recently, aad broke b's
neck ,- .:
Th Mississippi Valley Tobacco
Works, BnrlingtoD, Iowa, owned by
Smith. Cook Si Co., were burned oo"
tbe 4th. Loss $100,000 oo building '
and on machinery aod stock $40,000; '
all insured. Tbe Sim pay an annual
tax of $100,000 to tbe Government
A cable dispatsh announce tbe death
of President A.eaotara, Chief Magis- -trate
of VenezoeIa,Nov. 30th. J. Gal
ism z, Cbief Justice of tbe High Fed
eral Court, is acting president
Sirret b Stafford, hatters and far ' '
riers, Buffalo, made aa aeeigomeot last
week. Liabilities $172,000; assets on- .
known. , . -...
Tbe Poor Hooae of Waahiog'co
County I1L, was destroyed by fire oo
tbe afternoon of tbe 8th, with all its
contents, aod five of its twenty six in
mates were burned. The Superln
tendant Robertson nearly lost his life
ia trying to save the inmates, being
finally carried from tbe building in
sensible. Tbe loss is from $8,000 to
$10,000; insured for $4,200.
The Ber. Stevenson, whose experi
ence at Dayton has been so largely
eommen.ed opon, is the same person
wbo st Urbana, several years ago, was
charged with seducing a young girl,
one of his flock, bat acquitted. He
afterwards be same as be was at the time
of bis last escapade, Presiding Eider
of tbe Dayton District Tbe charge
against bim was for drunkenness and
disorderly eop.dnct, to which, by proxy,
be plead guilty, paying bis fine, aod
departing for bis home.
One night last week, while Mr. Asa
Hanseome. of tbe Buckeye offlce at
Akron, was returning to his home he
was assaulted by two tramps, one of
whom struck him with a club. Mr.
Hanseome knocked the other vllllan
down with bis fist then made bis es
cape. The woood was quite severe
although not considered dangerooa
Superintending Architect Hill, baa
been suspended pending his trial in
Chicago for conspiring to defraud tbe
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