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MEMOIR OF CORNELIUS
RKEL1T7S VAKIVIMI. U BOr IBl
;ey county, Va.,n the 2nd day
er, 1783. and died at his residen
ton, August 10, 1870, aged nearly!
7-sever years. 1
1 linkage will not be here spoken of.
r than to Bay. that his ancestry!
fcood. honest, christian people, ltl
' esv taak to do lustiee to the mem
' lad worth of such a man as Mr. Vau
lt. Indeed it cannot be dene within
fcantafaa obituoiy .notice. -
J possessed strikrni ptysieal, matiti
moral characteristics, that wool
sto ite mentioned at length and wit
'oalarity, to do him fall Justice.
b ras. tor half aoeatory; the leadini
iiant an: business man of the
j filled and faithfully discharged the
ta of office from Supervisor to Legis-
L tn a nuhlisher of a aews paper, he
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ia moulding andguidi njr
fe held opinions an religion, moral
politics, that were peculiarly his oi
(worthy of atteation .
.e was a philosopher not a profou
' finished scholat: but a man of sound
tion sense, who bad deeply studied
radical lessons of human life, and
a ti knowledge thai obtained, ha
feted rales by wWeblMs life was regu
d and his actions guided ami-control!
tsn all things. In all these and in
Jer respects, he was remarkable man
i aa has been said, it is impossibb
ie. to speak of hia at It ugth ia al
ee respects- Brevity in statement ol
ks. as well as in comments, m u s
refore be adopted and, as far as pos-
4e, adhered to
tn 1805. before Preble county was
ianed. he came to what it now Lanie
irnsbip, and for two or three year as
ed in opening a 4 arm fet his father.
-1808, tie left the farm, turned -aser
ant and started a at ore in Eaton, sec
ja stoic either alone or ia partnerehi
k others, he cowdaettd, withont ii
Eruption, till 18CS, a period of 55 years
As a deputy U. & atarsnau unae
nerrt! Cats, in 1810, he took the
. . - nC Pufil k . rs nrmnlw
! U, .,W.Vl...,j.
812, he was Assis
iDurinr the war of 18
ii Pav Master ia the U. S army, s
so angnged in farnisbing supplies
e army operating between toe
ver and l.ake Erie.
In lSIOIre -wan elected to rapraee
is county in the lew euoaee
Vate Legislature, aad s Lived
. Utt 1 . - 1
rOm 100 IU WW mv wm '
wholesale un mseas emnama
Lu Street, Cioctnnaxi. under tlie fir
me of Vanausdal, Hatch at Wray
jnng a part of this period he aad
mily resided ia Hew York City, a
iile there ha was engaged eaemsi-v
' the parcbaaef goods for hie Woiste
mses hoou f ebern bsaag toen eagag
I in she wholesale business, rro
r8 to 1832 he was interested as a pai
er with his brother-in-law, J ad
lorry, ia slaughtering, catting a
aching nork at Hamilton. In conmec
ion with this business, they ran a Canal
Joat; the late As Melov, acting
Captain of the craft.
In 1846. he became associated i
business with his son. Isaac, in Day to
which relation existed till 18C3, wheu 1
old his interest to his son.
In 1852 he associated with imsoJt, in
tris business at Eatoa, his Son, Harvey
nd son-in-lnw, Mr. Dooohoe. Thii
nrraoirement a'so continued till 163.
when he sold out hie interest to hi
partners, and retired trom active lua
Almost everv year, during his Ion
business life, he was also engaged in th
mnrk business at Eatoa.
The above dates are aa index to th
leading events of bis life, ia a business
point of view, and are prooaoiy witaoui
'a parallel in the State, in several respects
First: It is not supposed that any oth
la merchant commenced so early, and
continued busineasso long coasecutively.
In one nlacc.ai he did in Eaton. Second
It is believed that he survived all otfae
merchants, who commenced buwioess
early as 1808 third. In the merchan
dizing business proper, he was uniform
ly successful aad prosperous, havin
met with no reverses in this Hoe, sate
Fourth, From 1800 to 1863, be was so
sick and abed a single day.
II mere oe error in taese assumptions
it will be intereung to have correction
made through thepablic press.
In person, he was of medium heigh
and weight. Hie vital organs large
strong. His muaeolar system was
developed, giving him a taety propor
tiensd symmetrical ngure, comoniin
strength and activite. tin aeaj
lurire and exceedingly 'well formed
clad with dark brown hair. Hia feature
thongh large, were cleanly cot,
onmslT. His eves were try, overaha
H.iwed with prominent brows.
temperament wa - nervous an I bilious
the latter predominating. While
general air of bis countenance
inquiring and business like Yet whe
animated in conversation the expreision
was agreeable and captivating.
manners were courteous and easy
entirely free from affectation In
and dress, he was plain to a fault.
mind was strong, quick, acute sairaciou
practical and comprehensive His
was inflexible and unyielding.
intelligence alone prevented him
being deemed stubborn. He was coura
geous, enetgetie sad industrious.
mathematical powers, tnougii
scientifically cultivated, were of the
:"It was these oualitie that
him to form and execute the eombina
lions in butiness, that resulted in
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........ thfrtnirh n a oua ucao 1 1
it true that he sometimes loc t on pom,
trdlispuriuiiuu ..... -
.: ..nMrrencv. no nuroan tore-
1 - . 1 !.. l,.j lino nf hnq
.hi .miiii euaru. u" ' ." -
ml was on'y auxmiary iu
j as. inI on oork were never p
..to crioole his business, a
eneral merchant, or to seriously lmpaii
. fnrinre or creau.
His social onalilies were commendable,
e bad fine conversational powers, which
p nau cuiiiviiicu muiuuxui, u.a
aaa-e and dictioa were plain, logical.
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tear, di'eci ana convincing. yyniieni
ad mi nine laste or capacity lor qui'
Uv repartee, he w is full of humor am
d a good aooreciation ot the
crave, lie- was a rood debator, ana
wing the latter days af bis life, took
t delight in diseussions, especially
orv. in whuh.he generally, asm
red. aaoeeeded in vanquishing hn
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nrxmant. All these Qualities maue ni.
1 instructive and agreeawe compu.un
As ll.i5inn to the circumstances sui
trading him when he began life in tbii
ounty will not be out of place here, a:
a by this means that we win do en
led 10 look upon him in the light Mm
n was seen bv those who shared in th
. - ... . I
irnggleB. privations ana iriumpna, iu
he midst of which, and under the influ-
m of which his character and auahtie
wpHorflnned and matured. Without
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n snnif extent, unowritanuiuu vik;c,
in charaeter could not be utidersi
r annreciated. He found when b(
ame unbroken furests. wild game and
nendly Indians, in p"itT. aaitm;
im Those 01 his own race were iei
ideed. But they welcomed him warmt
ud pioneer life was began together.
leariuga were made, pawns ouui, a
he timnlest necessaries of life proei
A at immensn toil and C0SL When thi
unlv of Preiile was established, am
riraniaed. Eatoa became the count;
t. There was no Store in me county.
necessity eristed for one, and Corne l
us Vanausdal wbea about twenty-avi
ears of age established it little dream
that he and tua humMe store were 101
,y b itapocta-ut a part im the develop
ewt and hitsorv of the county.
ourse the store-keejer at onee becami
onanlcuous. and be smd hia store be
ame the county Cfor there was no town)
alk. His reputation was not ieng res
pabticltricted by county limits it spread, until!
t emhraeed all the territory of Western
hio. aud Easte:n Indiana then a Ie
tory) between the Ohio River and th
.km Hia name became familiar t
m man. woman and child, ia the
ounty, and to every ouainesa man. auag
nternrizing Indian witmn a aanorea
ties aioand. Amonr nis la ulnar t
naintanoea were: tecumsen, nis nro
r. The Proahot; Honest John; Injun
oh n, and others of the same ilk. whon
etoe ptsasare sometimes ia mention
n in mnmrtim with anecootes am
nnidents connected with their traffic.
hich comes up to mind will
elated: 'Injun John' brought his lurs
ha store to van tor salt. The o
ashioned Steelyards, with long and sio
rXuktud heaw side: were nsea i
lwhing the aincles uivoivea in in
rade. John had never seen steelyards
before, and watched the weighing closely.
he light stae was used in weigning tn
urs. When the aaix was wj we wig-uu
e Steelyards were turned oyer so as t
e the heavv side. John watched thi
.J . : 1.
Deration witn susuiciuh, a tvi micu
w the vard flv up when the pea wu not
o far from the fulcrum as wheu his fursj
ro Tviohed. he was convinced thai
hr waaomethinr wronz. aad seizin;
ho Kteolvai-ds exc!aim.d ''DlB Lie'
an to the door, and threw tnem as ia
he could into the weeds and aruss -
ougb the Indmns were welcome t
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e and trace tney were iireu ...
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v as thrv went wnsie .
v in 1810 show that be had give
it to a greater or less extent, to per
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etery white innauitanv ai iue otb
y; ana not a single rcu uiau
oaara aa a his books, dj iu way,
rumination of these old bocks, as
om intaraaticg facts aaparetat. Owe
hi- Tkaiba had eoaawel jert I
isUmis the era of educauoa.
i onsnpartd with the sapid improve
pnt ha aaade: aod what.
f & f. w veara. he attaiaed to ia she
. TT ;
jpects, show tais conclusively, av i
BMb aa entitled to the ment of harvta
a a great measure, educated nimaeir.
Another thine Bbown is thW; t
habi-.uallv accomodated those i
e. d by loans of money, mpoa wtueH fe
barged no interest. The .charges ia th
k being To easb lent and ttwe creai
"Uv eash ef the same amoun
These simple lacts SBcan biujci
ut elonnntlv in his favor. It is t
ev to one it the traits of cnaracter th
ndeared him to the early settlers, and
a keeping and harmony with his char
ter in i His respect Another interest
fact is. that hve persons to whom
are credit in 181, (and who prompt!
Bared their accounts are yet alive
county, namely John vomn.wm
ter, Conrad Ronebrake, Robert Run
and Silas Lociey. inree, ii
bur of these att nded bis funeral.
ff snace would permit, it would be
resting to pursue the subject in thi
light further, but we must turn and a
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ice other events, am iuuraive oi
haracter and manner of the times, men
inn n.v hp made of the fact, that,
81 he made return ot the census to uen
ass. at Chil ocothe. whither he went
orsebank, for that purpese, and found
he General in the clearing rolling logs.
Mention ought to be made of his views
seme ot the Questions o nua:ir later
at, aa indicated by his voteia the Lejis
tare in 18 lu u tte voted against
solution, declaring "that the prcse
niarv embarrassmt ats at the coun
are ia a great degree eaused by
ni at enconragement and protection
American manufactures, 4e."
He also voted against a resolution
taring "that in the present state of
nuinry embarrassment among the
pie, it is impolitic ior toe Government
nay oft the public debt, more rapidly th
toe oDiigatioBaitanayhave become onde
o its creditors, may require, and
ny surplus in the treasury would be mor
sefully employed ia the internal
oveaaenl of Ihe coantrv. by roads
,i;als, andin the support and encourage
ent of domestic manufactures."
He voted for separate articles of
aebment against Wm. Smith and
rown associate Judges of Columbian
u Tit, for having severally in a contest
election case for County Commission
s. "decided, as such judge of
ourt. on said trial, contrary to the
ence aad right of the case and contrary
i his own opinion titid belief.
anagers of the prosecution were
owel. of Franklin, JAesling, ol
err, ot Ross, Cutler, of Washington
Athens, and Slaughter, of Fairfield
Ivhether either of these survive is
"own, some are known to be dead.
1 ey were assisted by Thomas
sq., in the prosecution. He still
me of the witnesses were allowed fo
2 days attendance at $2,00 per day.
r. JS.wing was allowed 940,00 tor his.
ervices. it he was present the same
er.gm 01 time as inose witnesses, n.
lervices were not rated at quite a
day. Ihis was the first and last
leachment case in Ohio.
The entire revenue actuslly collected
d paid into the State treasury in
is $129,518 86. Not so much as
ow collected in Preble county, and yet
ter defraying the expenses of the State
overnment, it left a balance of abont
30.000 in the treasury. These facts are
suggestive of the progress we have made
bin tne me time 01 one legislator.
ii the year 1U17, soon after the If est
Teleoravh, the first newspaper inB
Preble eounty, had been started by Mess
iBlaekborn Uallv, Mr. Vanausdal be
ame sole proprietor and publisher ot it
nd, for a time, conducted it successfully
hile in the Legislature he became ac
uaimed with Mr. Sam'l Tizzard. a mem
from Ross county, aad being a prac
printer, he was induced to come to
?he Eaton Register, uuw owned and cons
lucted, in part, by Mr. W. B. Tizzard, sJ
ion of Samuel, is. with the exception of
change of name, the same paper on
finally established by Mr. Vanausdal.
He was not a member ol any cburcb
it in tins connection he always men
ined the fact, that he was born, bantiz
and reared a t resbytorian. Judged
the Catvinistie standards, be was not!
rthodox in all points, nor did he folly
subscribe to any other creed. Ivor bi
;ode of morals, he adopted, acted on and,
ilways advocated the goldan rule of "DoJ
into others as ye woald that they should
lo un'o you, In politics, he was of old
ipublieaa, Space will not permit
ment of toe views that he entertain
Eaton and take charge of the paper,
dof late years, a conservativelCoutlty
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, m a .a a., n n T m 7 n m m r T ihnmH
-a a.,A .iKin .t is
regretted that they were not reducedlG.
writing and preserved.
On the 24th day of 4u y, uid,
tar-hail t A M iaa Mfirrna m I rise W 1 ( n
rhm be l.ved happily for more than fif-tne
eisht years, she survives him, and
low seventy seven years of age, and is in!
.1 lf ,.nn.t,l. nl l.aol,l,l
nd vigor for one of her age- He leaves!
sons and three daughters, alt oil
horn were with him at the time of nil
In closing it may be well said that in
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anv respects the deceased was truly!
ie leading man of Preble county. Nol
e knew its people and history as well,
d ao one. surely, had s actively par
paled in its affairs lor hfly years. -
n snort, no wa so iaen tinea wim itsi
arly people and transactions, that t
mit the attain ot wnicn ne was a pari,!
nd ia which be participated, in writing!
.s history, would be to write the early!
istory of the county iu blank. His ex-l
mple in all things is worthy of imitation;!
is virtues worthy of being treasured in
he memory of the people of Preble
Died, at his late residence, (now the
ome of his son-in-law, Buckner Deem
ve miles north of Eaton, on the 8th o
August, 1870, Hekbt Kesuxq, Ksq.
Aged 78 years, 4 months and 5 days
saviug threesurvivicg sisters, Catharin
nd Mary Armintrout, and Elizabet
I'otterff. widow of Josepo Potterff, Iat
-f Lanier tp.. dec' d; six living children,
2 grand children and .9 great gran
hildren, and a very large circle ofothe
elativesand friends, to monrn the dea
one ot the most prominent of th
loneers oi uie Miami v aiiey. uaaaw
i was a brother of Hon. Geo. Keeling
many years one of the most active
Kticiuas of Warren county and of the
having been editor and publisher!1-0?"
the Ohio State Seatiol for a nnrabe
Mr. KesKnsr was more than an ordin
man, in his day and generation o
tical goad sense, strict integrity an
and christian bearing, in all hi
al relations ot life. Was a native o
D u i i ujdasm County, Va., whence hi
ither s family emigraten to Ky , in
7wd, and in 1797 to the vicinity of War
en County. Ohio, when that now dense
r populated region, was almost aa un
roken wilderness. In 1811, the de
aeed moved to the place on which h
ed, when no other one resided between
im and Green vi lie. When the war ol
812 brake out, he as well as many oth-
rs on the extreme frontier, had to aban
their wilderness homes for personal
ecurity, as for mou.hs preceding the
omraencement of ho Ullities, the Indi-
ns, as allies of the British Goemraent,iy
-re insolent and thievish, killing hogs!
nd catt'e, and stealing horses of the de
seless settlers, and therefore he re
nod to Warren county, where he rc-
aiaed until the close ot the war (1815),
hen he again returned to his wilderness!
ome, and on which he continued to re.
ide till called to the Spirit Land, by the
ne Most Holy, whom the deceased loved?
o worship for more than 35 years, hav-
ng, in early manhood, joined the Ger-
man Reformed Presbyterian Church,
for many years, has been a devoted mem
r of the Fvangi lical Lutheran Church,
n the absence of one ot bis early choice
Father Keeling, at an early day, took
lively interest, in every enterprise that
ould further the general interest and
evelopement of the country. The open
ng of roads, the erection of school
ouses and churches, and especially in
rmonizing ihe feeling and wayward
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uess ot the more recaiesB. in snort m
peace-maker" and was ever blessed
or his independent, strait-forward course!
with his neighbors, and thus was a pillar
a Church and State, that did very much
n moulding the destinies of the com
As an evidence of the high apprecia
ion of hts neighbors, his funeral was
saidlona of the largest ever witnessed in the
eighborhnod Very appropriate relig
ous services at the Ludlow Spring(Zion
hurch, on the 10 inst., by Bey. Baugh
G. D. H.
We want Wood will some
of our subscribers supply ou
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Whereas It baa please an
all wiae Provipence to rcmovej
from our rnidet onr former belov-
KtrkDatrick. member o 1 riUen
Lodge, iNo 147, 1. U. V. more
Resolved That we bear cheer-1
lal testimony to bis exalted char
acter as a man. a pure christian
and worthy Odd Fellow.
Resolved That by his death
kociety has loBt a valuable citi
teen and the order of Odd Fel
lows one of itB most enterprising1
Resolved That in respect to
or deceased brother these resol
utions be placed with tne oiiti
utes of the Lodge, that a copy be
sent to the family ot the deceas
ed and also a Copy to each of our
county papers with a request
JAS. SAYLER, Sec.
Gratis, Aug. 10, 1870.
Died At bis residence, on thd
14th inst . of Jaundice. Capt
Jesse B. Stepheks, aged 68 year
months and 29 days.
Action of the Bar.
EATON, O., Aug. 14 '70.
At a meetiue of the Prebld
Bar, for the purpose ot
arranging tor the tuueral ot Jesse
LlLt:i,CII3. 1JD.. UUIlliULl 1 Ilk I I ! II
r r 1 j - - -
toiEsq., was elected Chairman and
W. WilsOD, Secretary.
I Qn taking the chair Esq. Banta
ruftde some remarks pertaining toB
nign cnaracter uu exeiu-
lslplary 1116 OI ine deceased.
On motion. Jude Hninos. J
"H. K'oob and Co . Hams, were
ppoiuted a committee on resol
utions to report at a meetiue: ot
he Bar on luesduv August 16.
On motion, Judge Haines
equested to deliver an oratioulgirl
n tue lite ana character ot
eceased. On motion, the mem
bers ot the liar and Court were
equested to attend the funeral in
body. On motion, Col.
win nnnointdil Marshal fnr
t r -
ccasion, on tne part oi tne xar.
n motion, Mayor reos was in
tructed to request the citizens t
lose their places ot business dur
ing the hours ot the funeral.
On motion, the meeting aa-
ourned to meet 16.
G. W. WILSON, Sec.
Whereas; It hath pleased God
to remove trom onr mmst, our
rotber Jessk B Stephens, There
fore, be it
Resolved. That in the death o
rother Stephens, our Bar ha:
ost ouo ot its most able, accom
plished and gentlemanly mem
bers, science and literature a no
ble patron, community ao honor
ble and useful citizen, and
aithful wife, has been bereft ol a
kind and indulgent husband.
Resolved That in the life and
character of the deceased, were
an honest man tn th
irictest sense of the expression, and
elf-reliant in his own sense ot
Resolved, That it is the duty
if the members ol this Bar to im
. . s i
i late nis morality anu lntegrity
follow hia example and cherish
Resolved, That wo attend hi
funeral in a body.
Resolved, 1 hat tne Judge o
the Court ot Common fleas o
his County be requested to or-
er the foregoing .Preamble an
Resolution?, to be entered tin re-l
ord, and that the Clerk of said
ourt be directed to deluver
the wid jw of said dee'd a cert
ied copy of the same, and tha
e furnish like copies to each
he county papers for publica
Ion. All of which is respectlul
A. Haines, Sen.
A. L. Harris,
J. H. Foos.
The return same ot ball be
tween the Awkwards, ot Cam
en and the I X Ls, on Friday
last, resulted in a tie. The Cam
en boys refused to play the 10th
buiI'lnl)ii)Sr and tho game was award-
-1 . .1 T "XT" T
ea to tne i La
Min shall 3b
Shealor H 2b
I X L
O R I Awkwards O R
1 6 I Early lb 3 8
0 5 Williams 1 6
3 4 Overholts j 1 5 2
1 6 Burnett sa 3 4
7 0 Eshehnan r 4 3
2 5 Fortisbell 1 4
5 1 Brower p 5 2
5 1 Overholts 1 9
3 3 I Clabby m 4 1
27 31 Total 27 31
AwkwardO 2 0 2 9 0 4 2 337
Umpire, Jack H. Gilmore,
Scorers, A. S. Robison, Awkwards.
E F. Mitchell, I X Lsl
Objections were made to a
ision in the last inning and
Oeo: Boner finished the game.
Religious Notice. Elder H.
Simonton, will preach in the Ea
ton Christian Church, on next
Kabbath evening, (21st inst.,)
7J o'clock. All are invited.
We have a surplus of seven
hundred dogs and sixteen hun
dred cats in this town.
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See change of R.R. time table.
Fresh Eggs and Yellow Butter
an always be had. Read the
the advertisement iiirrcatest
Work of the age.
BASE BALL. Aew Advertisements.
Grind I Grind t
Everything to be
A NEW FIR.1YI.
J. P. ACTON fe CO
avmg formed a new partnership,
propose in the tutore, as in
past, to grind out all kinds of Lumber
Lath. 1-encing Posts, Xc. Ihey
propose, to grind and keep constantly
and toi sale, Corn, Oats, Kre, liarley
nd all kinds of Horse and Cow teed.
Call and see, and then you'll kbow.
Thankful for past favors, they solicit
onlmuance of the public patronage
Aug 4, 1870,-lf.
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partake of its generous qualities, and
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It is particularly beneficial to tho
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FEMALES USE SHEERS PORT
WEAKLY PERSONS FIND
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St-eer'a Wines in Hospitals are prefer
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ell Speer's Standard Wine Bitters,
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frade supplied by all wt olesale Dealers
See that the Signature of Alfred
Pas.siac Ji. J.,is ore the com of
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For Sale by J. P. BROOKINS &
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gotten up Wedding Cards are
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IIO WARD SANITARY AID
For the Relief and Cure of the Erring
and Unfortunate, on Prindiples of
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t, j PI
Richard B. "Wilson, plt'ff
Nelson P. Phelps, Deft
Pleas In At
VT ELSON P. PHELPS, of the State
of Illinois, will lake notice, that.
Richard B. Wilson, of the State of Illi
nois, did, on the 11th day of June, A. D,
1870, file his Petition in the Conrt of
Common Pleas within and for the coun
ty ot Preble and State of Ohio, against
the said Nelson P. Phelps, setting forth,
that the said defendant is indebted to
said plaintiff in the sum of Five Thou
sand Dollars with interest thereon Irom
August 1st., 1869, being in part for the
purchase monty of certain Real Estate
situate in Leningston county, Illinois,
sold and conveyed to the delenlant, by
the plaintiff in January, 1869, &c, Ac
And on the 11th day ot dune 187U, a.i
order of attachment was issued from said
Court, in said action on the ground that
said defendant is a non resident of the
State of Ohio, and on the 15th day ol
June, A. D. 1870, the same was levied on
the following property of the defendant
to wit. A certain tract or parcel of land
situate lying and being in the county of
. . . . r , . f ml - . , ,
rreoie ana mare oi udio, ana Known oy
being the South east quarter of section
number eight (8) in township number
eight (8) of range nun.ber one (1) east,
&c. Containing one hundred and sixty
acres be the same more or less."
Plaintiff prays judgment on said claim
for the amount above named, and asks
for sale of said property, and that the
proceeds arising therelrom may be ap
plied in payment of said claim.
Tho said Nelson P. Phelps is notified
that he is required to appear and answer
said petition on or before the 3rd day of
September A. U. 187U.
Campbell & Gilmore, Attorneys.
Attest D. B. Morrow, Clerk.
July 14, 1870 w6, prf. $20.
Daniel Stump, Plt'ff, 1 Preble Com.
va. y Pleas In Par-
MariahStump.et.al dfts I tition.
ARIAH STUMP, of Darke county.
Ohio, Albert Avery and Hannah
Mariah Avery of Preble, county, Ohio
and John D. Baker of Montgomery coun
ty, Ohio, will take notice that a Petition
hlf d against them in the Uourt
Common Pleas, within and for the coun
of Preble by Daniel Stump and
ow pending, wherein the said Daniel
Stump demands partition of the follow
ing real estate to wit: Sitcate in the
county of Preble and Stste of Ohio, and
bounded and described as follows, to-wit:
Being all of the north half of the north
east quarter of section number thirty-
x (oh) n township number six (b)
nge number three dl east etc., con
taining 80 acres of land more or leas.
And that at the next term of said
Court, the said Daniel Stump will apply
tor an order that partition may be made
made of said premises.
CAMPBELL & ( ilLMuBE,
Attorneys for Petitioner.
Att: est D. B. Morrow, Clerk.
July 14, 1870 w6 prf $14
A Farm of One Hundred
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EW DLACKSM1TH CHOP.
NOTICE TO ALL CREATION.
The undersignec has just opened
a first class blacksmith
Shop on Decator and Beech Sts. Eaton,
Ohio just above the brewery.
Horse-Shoeing, Plows, Harrows,
Wagons, Edged lools, &c.
ade New or repaired. Also Double
Linked Chains repaired or made. Bring
on your Work. Satinjaotion Warranted.
January. 27, 1870-yrl.
JnllBV CAMPDKI.I.. JAS. A. OII.MORB
CAMPBELL k GILMORE,
fSuccesson to Gilmore Campbell,)
ATTORNEYS at LAW.
NOTARIES rVBLIC, LAND
Gov't Claim Agents.
Offio at the old sUnd, on Barron Stree
Jan. 1 1870. yl.
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and will furh.sh Horses,, Cam
- . ni-.,nre Bides. W
in Funerals, kc, at the lowest livi
Mtivery, Tee A Jt Sale Stable!
HAVING bought tcr Itock of II r . ,
Buggies, Carriages' and Hack of l'etcr
replenishing me enure
Stable 1st door east of the Union Ho
tel, Main st.
S. it. SJtJmPtjJE Prop'tor.
Eaton, May 20 70, 6m.
tO AAft A YKArT GREAT IN
4WfVUv DUCMENT TO MALB ANI
FEMALE AGENTS. We desire an ac
tive Agent iu every town, to whom w'6.
offer a ehance to make aovrr. For futr
particulars address BaaixiBD wsrr
mobe, Cleveland, Ohio. may 2 tf f
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Having recently associated as partners
in the Groceiy Business, would Inform
the public that they have now on nana a
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This firm have the exclusive
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Eaton, Febiuary 3, 1870 lyr.
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