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THE WEEKLY DEMOCRAT.
Ii, G-. GOULD, Editor.
Jan. 9, 1373.
Tlie General Assembly of Ohio
met iu adjourned session, on
Thursday of last -week. As there
is but very little for this body to
do, it is to be hoped there ses
sion will be -ery short.
' The Santo Domingo project,
"which many' Radical gudceons
have supposed, was too dead to
ever kick again, Is vigorous, and
i about to turn up in a new garb
but with practically the same old
hideously deformed anatomy.
This time it comes in the form of
a scheme of several New York
speculators, who report thut they
Lave purchased of mongrel, sad-
die-colored Beaz, certain terri-
tory, includiug Samana bay.
IWbly this may all be true and
it may be well enough, for wo
suppose that any American has
an. undoubted right to. purchase
property Wheresoever Le chooBes
speculative citizens, and theu the
upshot wculd be tho annexation
uub ii iuu&h very u&q k uiva utile
,u. ,vrvi ku f "M
of the island as a compensation
of indemnity. Tiiia plan might
work admirably and party dupes
would never see to what base
uses they had unconsciously lent
Durell, of New Orleans, seems
to be a rascal of the most refined
rij ailyr71B58r62ri e tooktbe
oath of allegiance to the Confed
erate Government. Kow, whUe
acting as a District Judge of the
United States court, he is the pli-
ant tool of the Custom
faction in New Orleans, and has
Bustained its usurpations by a ju-
dicial decision. And he is sus-
tind in !? 5nfarr.tr fv Mr
Grant'j United States bayonets.
ine democrats ana jJDerais,
of Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio
going to have an old fashion-
ed Eighth of January Celebra-
tion at Wooster.' Even the la-
dies are enlisted in the cause,!
and will contribute to make it a
pleasant and happy occasion!
hope it may be all that is an-
ticipated by the patriotic and true I
, Learted Democrats of that county.
.. It is stated that the losses at
eea during the present year have
been larger than for many years
past. Scarcely a week transpires
but a report is received of the
loss of one or more ocean steam
ehips. : The loss of life has been
great," while the loss of property
has ; exceeded the total of three
years past. While many of these
unusually severe weather that j
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- hna fiPAiro i inrt nnitnr ThA foil -rt r' f
3 if. iL '
uouuteuiy oiuers are uue, as was
T the , case with the Missouri, to
"culpable carlessness on the part
of the managers of the line or
." the officers of the vessels in ueg-
i lecting to properly fit -out the
vessels with life-saving apparat-
us, or making a judicious use of
MWich as were available.
f, Forney's Press, the most in
' tensely loyal paper in Pennsyl
vania, if not in the United States
cannot sanction the action of I te
Judge Durell in enppressing the
New Orleans Times. In its com
inents on the course of the Judge
it is moved to say that "he would
be more at home, in Russia or
some other despotic and illiber
al empire, than in the United
States as a Circuit Judge, and
that the condition of that miser- the
ible State (Louisiana) is nowlits In
than a Chinese pro- JN
A short time ago the two par
ties in Alabama accepted a com
promising of their difficulties sug
gested by Attorney General Wil
liams. The Radicals have imnn I of
' back on this arrangement for the I
reason that the Liberals are
fnnnfl n xr P
iuuuu iu units a inaioritv. ! ow
- i j 5i "iBjunt.y. xnow but
why don t Grant send a regiment as
down that way, and compel the
dissenting faction to comply with run-
their agreement? That wculd
be consistent with his course in
the Louisiana case, but he won't
xeopie are putting up ice
houses and gathering ice for the
first time in the history of the He
luiinoimiuo wn, .ui, i gooa
The Governor's Message.
times as well as such papers gen
to appropriate committees. It is
not a very rcmarkabled ocument
answers the necessities of the
Governor Noyes delivered his
annual Message to the House on
Thursday last, and the various
recommendations therein referred
j erally do. After reviewing
the state of our finances, which
might be in a much better condi
tion, the Governor recommends
codifying aud revising the School
laws, and calls the attention of
our .law. makers first, to normal
instruction; second, County su
perintendency, and third, Town
ship organization as a modifica
tion of the district system. He
thinks the first necessity, is nor
mal schools.permanently located,
created, supported and regulated
by theJState. He calls for imme
diate and substantial assistance
for the Ohio and Miami Univer-
sities, at Athens and Oxford, or
they will die. . He aayg the Agpi.
cuitural College, will at no dis-
tant da be rcadv for the ad.
1 mission of students, aud asks
that the State will extend the
pressing and urgent necessity for
I provision for the confinement
i:v.x.i; .v.. -1
, c y . . , .
aoes to ner cnaritaoie mstttu
tions. Savs there ex sts a verv
and care of our insane, as within
a little more than four years two !
of the State Asylums have been J
destroyed .by fire. He urgently j
recommends a radical change
and an enlargement of the shame
fully small cells of the convicts
in the State fenitentiary, the
preaentonea beiiutsa J1L veniil-1
ated as to cause frequent attacks
e ! j . I
Ui - - .dD,onS iae
lnmate8- Suggests that more
ruc,0 V ""snea,
i-naii me juries snouiunx tne
Srade' there beinS a dtiuct pen
alt each, which the Judge
shou,d have no discretion but to
pronounce, jj.6 coDgratuia' es us
that there are one hundred less
. - i . i
cuuvicta in our renuenuary man
one year ago. Asks the General
Assembly to co-operate with Con-
gress in making the necessary
preparations for celebrating the
one hundreth anniversary of our
He thinks the manner -of listing
property for taxation should re
We ceive attention, and that if mer-
chants and manufacturers were
taxed upon sales, rather than up
legislation upon subjects which
if u -j j i
tare likely to be considered by
the Constitutional Convention.
on the "monthly average value
of all merchandise owned and
held" by them, taxation would
" .... o -..
be more equitable. Some mod,-
fication of tbe law governing In-
surance Departments is thought
necessary, and the law protect
ing Miners asked to be made
more perrecc aiia enective. lie
concludes by suggesting that the
General Assembly postpone all
The Boston Advertiser one of
the ablcot of the Republican pa
pers at the Hub, takes a very
sensible view of the Louisiana
States army was wrongfully
affair. ays that paper:
We are firmly of the opinion
that the United States District
Court had no business to enter
tain the application for an in
junction made by Senator and
would-be Governor William Pitt
ieaogg, ana even more thor-
ooghly persuaded that the Uui
employed to give effect to the
unauthorized intervention of the
court. Perhaps Kellogg was le
gally elected, and . perhaps he
was not; but whether he was or
not the United States court had
jurisdiction to prevent what
ever settlement or the question
mignc nave oeen arrived
nrnfpsn nf law octaKItolicrl Ktt
State of Louisiana.
short, we do not see what the
atlonaI 'government has to do
ni'" mo uiiociuuiu uiiiuess ati
It would be better if what it
done were undone as quickly
possible, arid Louisiana left to
take care of itself. For the peo-
of Louisiana, who are the
greatest sufferers from the state
anarchy which has thus hpon
brough- appo them, we have pro-
sympatny, out they have
alternative, as things are now
. . . ...
to submit with such patience
they have till the race of the
adventurers and place-hunters is
e not kuow of a single
Republican paper of any promi
nence that has given its sanction
course la the JLouisiana
while several of the mnst influen
iournals of that nartv li
ntmnlir onrl alnn.l lnnn 111.
had better .let down with as
a grace as possioie.
The Boesel Railroad
A very able and coraprehen
si ve legal opinion has just been
given by the Hon. Rufuu V. Rau-
ney and S. Williamson, Esq., de-
claring the Boeael-Railroad act,
passed at the last session ot tne
Logislature, to bo unconstitution-.
ai. xlus law, it win uu remem
bered, authorities towns and
counties, by a two-thirds vote of
their citizens, to appropriate pub-
lie money to construct railroads
through their limits. It is Eome-
what analogous in principle to
the "Griffith law," passed two or
three years ago, the provisions of J
which, we think, were suuse-I
q a en tly declared uncoDstitution-
al by the Supreme Court.
The opinion of the above nam-
ed gentlemen in regard to the
unconstitutionality of the oeseI
law, is" based upon that clause of
the constitution of Ohio which
The opinion of these distinguish
e gentlemen, although it does
1 i 4-r sn vt tvi rh if tit dotiiMah ri I
to the effect that, under the Bo-
esellaw,-a local debt of 20,000,
I 1 It r 1 J -I 1 I 1 . I
uuu nau. aireauy ueeu cunimciuu i
provides that "the General As.
Bembly shall never authorize ny
county, city, or township, by tho
vote of its citizens or otherwise,
to become a stockholder in any
joint stock company, corporation
or association whatever, or to
raise money for, or loau its credit
to, or in aid of, any such eocipa
ny, corporation or association."
i u...., . ..j..
a court oflaw, is nevertheless
important just at this time. We
mot a statement, not lone since,
in different-counties of the State
for railroad purposes, and that
appli; ttiou8 had been granted
and were pending for the build
ing of flee thousand miles of rail-
roads in Ohio protects, which,
if carried out, would soon bank-
rrpt tne people ot the btate. The
Legislature will now have an op-
portunity to look into the mat-
ter and Provide sacb -safeguards
OO UUtay 11 CCOttl Y UCUUIU LUC 1
assembling of the convention to
revise the constitution. Dayton I
Mrs. Catharine Clark, at the
present term of the Ashland
Court, after a protracted and ex
citing trial, recovered a verdict
or one thousand, dollars asrainst
Clugston & Son, for causing the
intoxication of her hunbaud, and
depriving her of the wages of his
labor, which she required for the
support of herself and children.
notice of the trial:
"The Court House was literal
ly crowded on Monday aud Tues
day to hear the arguments in the
case of Mrs. Clark vs. Clugstou. .
Many severe personal thrusts
were indulged -in by counsel on I
either side of the case. Kenny
for the detense and Mcbweeney
lor the proaecutiou, indulged in
rnany Uty and jge re
marks, which brought the house
down, also the Sheriff's gavel.
McSweeney took occasion to give
views, as he said, upon
th osa who ninkfl crrpat nrpfpi
to piety, without good works as
evidenceof their faith," and spoke
those who make great pretensions o
the Judge to charge the iurj'. in
ot the ".kindness shown to the
plalntm, in Jher poverty, by a
poor woman in the humblest
sphere of society," and iu de-
feuding her from the remarks
made by tho opposing counsel,
turned to the Court and asked
the language of John Ilay, the
"The savlnsr of little fihflilrfm.
And brinuinsr thera to their own.
Is a durned sight berter business,
-Auan loanng arouna me luroue."
H- r , . x. I
IS Honor, J Udge JJirlam, re- per
marKeu tnat aunougri he might
yet he approved of the principle
charge the jury in poetry,
The jury in the case of Stokes
the murder of Fisk, brought
a verdict of murder in the first
degree, and Stokes has received
sentence to be hanged on the
28th of February next. We pre
he will never be hanged
j . v 1
perlative degree. His name is
Mr. F. It. Myebs, of Pittsburg,
is a passecger agent in the 6U-
appended iu that capacity to the
nuie carue ui u, uozen or more
railroads, with the "Pau Ilandle,"
which is no small corporation, at
the head of the list. Just how
one man can look aftor the pas
pie sender interests of so manv dif-
fereut railroads is a mystery made
more unfathomable hv tl f;th
fulness with which this duty is
pertormed by Mr. Myers. Sring-
We endorse'every word of the
above, and will add that Mr. My
ers is one of the most courteous
and gentlemanly Railroad men
we ever had any business trans
actions with. Long may he con
tinue in his present position.
The evening receptions of the
President and Mrs. Grant will
I COCQmenCB JanUSTV 15. anri t.nn.
tinue January 20, and February
A 9,000,000 Settlement.
The maguitude ot figures is
sometimes appalling- The mind
contemplates with a 6ortofan e
the man who coolly makes a prc-
posiiiou to settle his alleged in
debtedness, created by pecula
tion, oy the payment oi mue mil
but lion dollars SacK a proposition
was uiaue. mu wcuRsagu, way
Gould to the Erie Railway Cora-
pany, and it seems that it was ac
cepted. . Jiouhl and Fisk, it will
be rememberel, operated togeth
er in the Erie management up to
the time of Fisk's death. After
that event, the company was re
organized and Gould forced to
take a backseat. An in Vestiga-.
tion into the affairs' of the com
pany, satisfied the Directors that
Gould had been running the. ma
chine toput money iato his own
pocket at the expense ot the oth
er stockholders. They, therefore
ordered an action to he brousht
he shall have immunity from al
civil suits and criminal prosecu-
tinna An n yv i f rr ll a r TTi niaa
i accorded him, the
nty the Erie treas
trtck advances five
dollars a share iu a single day
and Gould pockets a million dol
I.. I- Al" . A ..,
iaia uy una auvance ui siucK.
for the recovery of $9,000,000, the
sum which they alleged, he had
diverted from the treasury of tho
company into his own coffers
Ihey have been holding him in
great terror, also, by a threat to
arraign mm before the bar ol a
Criminal Court, lie has sue
cumbed,and)OW agrees to pay
the amount demanded provided
This has bee,
money goes i
urv. Eri- n
Cool and refreshing, indeed. A
poor devil in the country steals a
coat to warm; his back in Winter
and the Court sends hiru a year
to the penitentiary. Jay Gould
steals nine millions or more, set
ties 'the case by restoring a por-
tion or the monev and tares sump
tuously every day upon his ill-
Tt ifl aa.1l? that, nnnip nf f hp
w w -w-" w- v - -
publican party leadera wish that
General Grant bad not been so
hasty in the Louisiana troubles,
That even Morton and Carpenter
do not hesitate, 10 private con
versation, :o express themselves
dissatisfied; and term the Execu
tive action as precipitate and ill-advised.
During services on Christmas
at fhe Baptist Church at bew
are berry in the Seventh Ward of
Williamsport, Pa., the floor and
ceiling gave way, precipitating
ceiiar. ueiow.3: e ourteeu.; peraons
were killed and about forty
wounded, eome of them serious
ly. Joseph Lvnch. orobahlv the
most influential colored man in
Mississippi, died on the 17th ot
December. At the time oi his
death he was Secretary of State
and had been Presiding Elder of
the African Methodist Church
In Muskingum county, Ohio
luesday, two weeks ago,
vote was tbken on the question
appropriating 500,000 for .
.uaiiroaa. iiwts aeieatea oy
The Legislature of Indiana, lol
lowing the example of that o
Illinois, hus passed a bill fixing
tne rate ot rare for ia-seusrer
and the charges for freights on
railroads in that &tat?.
TfOT.T.nWA V'S rilVTWBKT 1XTT. PtTTQ
Scrofula, Erysipelas, salt rheum, and ali
diseases, indicate impure blood
Ointment reaches and obliterates
poison in the veins, while the Pills
remove all internal obstructions. Sold
Mnl.lo.. T .. xr v no 1 -
JMWiucu JLJAI1C, . J. J. lilt, CC11LS
pot or box. Ask for new stvle: the
FROM DAILY ENQ'R OF WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12TH
2325 MOLASSES 70!5!75
UHEESE 2raj KKPISKD 0(iW
W-ti LARD OIL 7;!76
. . . a. i,i..?.r.n in 1, v(u
FI.OUK J7 0(l6i,7r.O POTATOES tyjaSS lr.bujh
IVHKAT F!oiir,&S. JtYE Flour. f...ri) .-i So
EX'l'KE ta S(k7 SO MESS POKKS..12 7ra;13 50
$J 0(X)7 23 HAMS ll(oH 7i
W11KAT $1 taiel 65 SKOULDE-KS 6 1-S
, 4iiAt SIDES 7(a.7 1-2
3if.H0 LAKI) 3 "3-lfeU
kXd-'M HOGS, Ci HO.SS...i,9.;(a,5n
SUBAK UKfe tuJ " NET i. WK"o
UEFIS,D..llH.iuli l-l CHICKENS .3i.iil,:0
RESSLER'S OLD STAND.
K ester & Lange,
wonld call tlie attention of their ftieuds and
the public generally to examiiie their
JOHN B. ELAINE,
" IEAft In " '
"V o sfo t able s,
OP ALL KIXDS.
tSEast Main Street, Eaton. Ohio.
Dec. 19, 1872-yl.
Carriages, Buggies &c.
Before purchasing elsewhere.
Special attention paid to Repairing.
Jill Jfork Warranted.
US A CALL..5ff
Fabruary 2S, 187i-yrl
Will be at the
Eagle House, Eaton,
On Monday, January 20A, 1873,
Where he can be consulted on
all Diseases of the
KIDNEY'S & BLADDEB
Of Recent or Long Standing,
Are treated with great satisfac
tion to the patient.
SEXUAL WEAKNESS Oli
NERVOUS " DEBILITY",
Producing some of the following
DIMNESS OF fclGIIT,
It is evident that a nhvsician who eon-
flues himself to the treatment of .-i per
tain class' of diseases must possess sreat-
So Call and b Cured j
--Age xsitli espe
rieaca ca.n be
relied up 221
DR. AGAR hns had ouarter of a Ii'nn-
areu years practu-, attectuig many
L .1. .
cures uceiucu vcyoua oil reacn. - .
7 his is done lu brinainrfinto ac
tion all of the potent element? of
nature and recuperative forces
0 the Human System.
Take Particular ITotict
These are some of the sad and mohin-
choly elteets produced by early habits of
youth, Tiz : Weakness of the back and I
limbs, pain m the breast, diiuness of
S" OI muscular power, palpita-
tion of the heart, drsneosia: nervous
ritability, symptoms of coiisuinutioii.de.
rangemeut of the digestive functions,&e.
A mar l
Cures all Diseases arising from
Imprudence or Misfortune, all
Urinary Diseases, Syphilitic or
JHercurial AfiectioHs of tlie,
m t . r-t f -r-v - I
i nroiit, OKin or isones arD
Treated with unparalleled suc
cess on the latest scientific
Errors of Youth.
From the Effects of Errors
an Entirely New and very
ouccessful Method of
Thousands of persons whose lives are
perfect miser', caused by the destroy
ing disease above referred to, we may
to such wake up from thy misery.
is immaterial who has failed, we have
rescued those who have been given up
incurable, and restored them to heal h
miud and body. AV e have testimon
to substantiate this, and defy any
to go back on facts.
Jan. 'I., Is 1 6.
NEW THIS WEEK.
Mow Is tlie Tims
a inrrrit lS,,.,. nf i,,loJ ,r , .
O " v . " . l 2 J JJLL iAtt?
C NOTHING fur
loth S: Cassc
ssmQ?e Pants S
ei? ISsItoxz Over
You can Save Tweuty-
live per cent.
C&1I .'OOD !!
And eatisfv yonrself in regard to
Also a Large Stock of
CL01HING nTide to "Order.
Daron street, Eaton, O.
Dec. 19, 1872. -
Is a tlirue-tsiii iiijj; w agon iutt-uued for
geaeral jjurposes, where a light -vagou
is required. It makes a very iveat
Is suitable for both farmers auu groccri
and excels as a
SEWUTG HACniUE WAG01T,
Being lighter than the ordinary kind,
aud is made of the oest quality of mater
ial throughout and
All the principal carriage makers keep
them. Send lor descriptive catalogue to
Feb 8, ..18 - '
Burner z M2ez
HAVE JUST OWiSED A FlurASl) WEU
Selected Stock of
Carpenters Tools, &c.
whicli they have purchased
Directly from the Manufacturers
and Importer. -and
Special Inducements !
iu that line.' .
Thev have also added lare-elv ta
their stock of
Q u c c n s war6
And e hi hit ta Isa've the larirest ana b -at
sujiply ever kept in one house in Eaton,
and invite the trading public to v .
iwive them tl Galll
Bfay 9, 1S72 tf.
lo way's Oiutm'fc
THE trrHTi't frlTiniprtttinf operates In tbrMwon
Itrr!'H ineMftfineK, U tlie puwer tiiat Itiej possess In
E ir!fvii:vr the tuti.i t.l.-o.!, nu.l exiielliig conutt
tiinnr.- lr-m the vi-m. . -H(
)f J.O WA t'l L!,s coonTst of I careful and
peculiar a'iiiilxrTirc of the finest V e r labia
! x tract s . IlirbH( ami Me11cln al Knms.
I'ossewlitpr noi n pruin of ji.ernl tn tlieir ronibl
naiion, they never fexpoMe t..K? wtio-co tbtm to
any dimmer, at any tiine r Hewn. So inofher
iit-eJ hesiUie to priwr ib the in to hrr cltilrlrfn,
:iua the most d' linr.t coiitUntlotia can use thria
with a errata bi neiil &a the zau&t lircro'i aad
powerful frame. "
iHollo-way &z Co.,
' SOLE PKOPKIETOBS.
T8 J:t..l-n I tne, New Tcrlc
ttol'.owsy's vn!ant .'ictni-Dt are sold at eicrs.
C5i cents, anl i1- i-r box ot iot. A great savlue i
made Uy buying ti e largo &Ur. . . .
A fJD RETAIL DEAXER
Ac, Ac, tfer
EATO.V, OSIIO. '
Highest price in cash or trade, paid for Ail
Fittn, Nov. ' Sl.tT i-iK if. 1
BEX. HUDBAliD. I.li. i"EliilEJJ.
Hubbard z Freemen
Attorneys & Coiuisslors at Law.
i IT ILL. attend promptly to all buai-
V ness entrusted to their, care. In tho
various courts, of this State. Ofllee iu
Marsh & Lookwootl buildincr, 2d story
Jdaiu Street, Eaton, O. Jau-17-yl-tf
BOOTS & SHOES.
Baron Street, Jialon, Ohio,
Keeps constnntTy on linnd A riill 8to:k ofall fc ;na
ot LEATliKii, and makes to order eveiy
BOOTS f SHOES,
He vr rrantaal) bis work to be just wlint ti ro
commends It, and sells" as low as nuy shop In to it.
BtffF'Repairlnjj done on nbort notice, and cusUiri'
madt work of every description, always on uc4
April I6t lbJ yrl.
Ij umber ! JLumber !
To The Public.
ROBINSON CHAMBERS & CO.
KEEP for sale at LOWEST MARKET PRICES
FINE, POPULAR and ASH Floartn. Dressed
Pine and Popular Bldeinjr, Dresaed A&b Plue and'
POPLAR PINISHifS!? XTJMEER,
MOULDIJfOS, SHi.S.ES. LATH,
STAIBBALLLSTiiS, UEWEL POSTS, o. '
Are also prepared to furnish " -
POORS, WISBOW FRAMH1, SASH PAJVFL,
Butt.'ii Dfjors nml to SAW up, MOt'l.i OK
TVKS LUMBER to order. We Intend to make it
tlie interest of those needing anything in our
to deal with ns.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE PA IT) FOR EBV
POPLAR AND ASH I.TMTSER.
BOBIXS03T, CHAMBERS fc CO
Eaton, April 1,1872. tf
t. D. illLLEIt.
EAST MAIN STREET,
Eaton, Prcblo County, O.
ALL KINDS OF JOB WORK
NEATLY AND PROMPTLY
EXECUTED AT THIS OFFICE