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NOTION AND MILLINERY STORE.
C. L. HALL,
WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALER IN
Notions anil Millinery Goods,
HELL STREET. MALTA, OHIO.
i&- BUSINESS DONE OX A STRICTLY CASH SYSTEM! T9t
May 7, lft0-tr.
FALLING AND GOING!
COATS, PANTS. VESTS, SHIRTS,
SUSPENDERS. HANDKERCHIEFS, NECKTIES
COLLARS AND ROCKS BOUGHT AT
FALLING AND GOING OFF AT
n a Is
' tt. m cz: n i m:
E X T L E M E N'S V U
& Goods promptly made to order by Find Clas Makers, nud from
the best assortment of piece goo-ls ever brought to ihis market. Many
goods Bold lit luit limn cost. T. D. CIIhADL.1!
CENTER STREET, McCONNEI.SVlLLE, OHIO.
April 19, 2m.
A. 11. WALKKIl,
A. W. WALKER & CO.
Bell Street. Malta, Chio.
t'lothlnji made to order on the shortcut notion and nt prices to unit tlio
tiiiiii. All ordeis iii'coiiiiiiiiiird ly a rrxponNiMu luinio will be promptly
lilh-il. This I'n in ih iihvuy mi to the
thing to Htiinil tint Hcrutiny or the iiiroa luHtimnu. I lii-y Keep goods Umell by
the yard or in nny hlmpo to null purchasers. I.oillrn" Cloaking always on hand.
I'.ILL E.tlf LI, ULtUllb
Painting, Glazing and Paper Hanging.
J. J. STEWART,.
It ;r7rf to route kit Liuincii m House,
CilUEler, and Paper Hanger. Give him-a call at hit simp in
Two Doors East of the Tost House,
All work done neutly,
April 0th tf.
HATS AXD CATS.
A SPECIALTY MADE IN DRESS GOODS, -a
First Door East of iho Court Uouso,
April 16, 18C9.
p. sweeneV a co.j
MANUFACTURERS OF CIGARS,
And Wholesale and Retail Douluis in
ROOMS, Norih-wcKt Cornor of tbo
M'CONNELSVILLE, OHIO. :
(Lii.cn and Flannel,) DRAWERS
a t f "
tv. i it.'h:'
It N I S H 1 X (J S T O It E
.. !. WALKKIl,
an n n
Intent fiu-liion", und wurrant their clo
lllb 11 Bit IILbl.19,
Sign and Carriage l'nlulcr
expeditiously and chenp.
Pipes, fcc, ifec.
Public Squaro, Went of Court Houoo,
Gallory of Jrt.
W, C. TUESIZB
salts the pnlilio to enll and examine bl
looiiiivu l'uotiigrsihs, Ferrotypes, Am
limtypua, Uuiua, Jte., in., which ruiinot br
siiipuaaej suywhere. lie has perfected w
rsiiniiiuiiU whereby suy one esu bo so
coiiioilutrj with the fiuest of Oil I'siiitliiRt
auil pictures of India Iulc Work. Itoomr
over Boouo's Smliller Bhop, In J. C. Btone'a
liiiililiog, L'cutwr 3trret. M'CouucUvilk',
Ohio. ." '
Juu 1 y.
W. H. MARTY.
Dry floods, Ktlens, I.oily's and Chitdrv.
Shot's, c,, c,
PKICES THAT ABE ItlCIIiT
STO It K : tfmmi tloor above IilHe fy're,
July 2, 1EC8.-Jy.
PASK AND COMFORT.
TEUFECT BLE AS TEU-
PERFECT SIGHT enn only lo ob
tained by using
the difficulty of procuring which is
Meni.ru. LAZARUS MORRIS. Ocu
lists nnd Opticians, Hartford, Conn.,
.Mimiiliicturrrsol lh Celebrated I rAl-
KECTED SPECTACLES, have ofler
years of experience, experiment and
thcVrection of costly machinery, been
eunhled to produce that grand deside
which hove lieen told with uulimited
satisfaction to the weam-rs in Mailt
rhusrtts, Rhode Island, Connecticut,
evt Hampshire, Y ermont, Maine, New
York, lViiimylvanlii, New Jersey, Nova
Scoiia, New Brunswick, Prince Ed
ward' Inland, and Dominion of Cana
da, during the paxt nine year.
1 liene celebrated spectacles never
tire the rye.and last many years with
S. F. WILLIAMSON,
CLOCKS. WATCHES, and JEWELRY,
it Connelsville, Utiio,
SOLE AGENTS for tho sale of these
from whom only, they can be procured.
JIT? EMPLOY KO PFDLAHS.
I Slid. Spring Trade. ISM.
Adams & Koliler
hsve a well selected stork of IVy Gondii,
Groceries, tjnetnsware, Bouts suit BDoes, it.,
KTOEE : Norlh-Wnt Corner of Center and
April U 1 jr.
FRANK JEFFERS - Proprietor.
Every accommodation afforded guesU,
and the stabling may be con
sidered the best
OIVE THEM A CALL.
J. T. CREW,
Over Sraw.ter's Store, uesr Court House.
All Collection! Promptly Attended to.
J. E. ii. Fin. It. Manna,
A-ttorneys A.t Law,
Will attend promptly to all business en-
trusted to tbeui. Special attention given
to collections. Office on Center Street, three
doors west of tbs Tublio Square.
NEW! FRESH ! ATTRACTIVE!
GREAT riL ES
We have just received and opened
the Largest Stock ol
Ever brought to town, and of the most
desirutilo patterns and quality from a
Common ilrown tonne UUt.l'aper
which we win sell ,
LOWER thau EVER DEFOREt
Qur stock embraces the best and fi
nest variety in the market, pwrchaac'l
direct from the aluiiufitcturcrs, and
cannot bo surpiuned for beauty of
styles a ucl -Low Jnccs.
Jlaa-h 19, 1SC9.
A REMINISCENCE OF EVERETT.
Few persona who wore In the hab
it of mooting Edward Everett in
pnblio over saw him laugh. Wo
have observed him on many occa
sions and can remember but ono In
stance in which tbe statue quo re
pose of that nobiu face of bis was
disturbed by the cachlnnatory pro(
cess, and that was tome years ago,
at tho laying of the corner-stone of
Minot's lodge light-hooso. Tho
stono was laid in a certain sonse, by
proxy, that is, the exercises were
beld apon and arennj it JbsrfaM it
bad Ictt tbe shore, on Account of tho
absence of standing room on the
lodge, which was for a greater pnrt
of tho time under water. After tbe
Maonio formula was conduJed, Mr.
Everett made a short but vory elo
quent address, Following him a
distinguished Mason arose, and pro
cecded to read from manuscript, a
long and very dry oration. The
day was blustering and cold, and
tho patience of tbo audience was
exhausted long before he bad fin
ished. When it came to an end, an
excitable friend of the orator's on
the outer rim of the crowd, threw
up his hat and cried out in stento
rian tones, "Three cheers (or Dr.,
now, one hurrah!" lo which tbore
was do rosponse. "Well, never
mind he exclaimed, ' I'll go through
alone," and be did. Thore was a
tremendous roar of laughter in
which Mr. Evorott joinod that put
everybody in good humOr.nnd made
not an nntiitting close to tbe cere
mony. Speaking of Evorott reminds us
of his powerful verbal memory. Ho
rarely indulgod in extempore speak
ing, and scarcely ever presented
himself beforo an audience without
previous careful preparation. It is
well known that all his groat ora
tions were written out and commit
ted to memory. . It was his cuHtom
to bring his manuscript with him,
but never . to reier ia-iU. On the
occasion ol the dolivrry of his great
oration, several years since, on the
anniversary of the battle of Bunker
Hill, which occupied more than two
hours, we stood near bun and had
an opportunity of observing the ac
curacy of bis memory. Ilebrought
in bis manuscript in a tight roll,
tied with silk tapo and laid it upon
tho table beside him, and during the
whole oration nover once referred
to it. Observing him vory closely,
for our curiosity had become exci-
tod, we uotiood two or throe insiao-
ccs oi his stopping in mid-curocr to
transposeasentonce which had boon
at first incorrectly rendered, and so
porfectly well assured was he in his
reliance upon this wonderful facul
ty, that ho at no time duting the
delivery exhibited the least sign of
embarrassment, and ho carried the
roll away with bim in exactly the
same condition in which he had
brought it into the hall. Ex
From California by Railroad.
The Central FuciAe Railroad Co.
have again revised their c'largo?
for transportation ol passengers.
The fares now stand in currency as
FroraSanfranciseotoN.Y. 9173 00
" Boston 170 00
" Nlagra Falls 170 CO
" Cincinnult ICG 60
Chicago 153 00
rt St. Louis . 153 00
M Omaha " 138 00
Each passenger, will bo allowod
one hundred pounds of baggage
Children under five years of age
will rldo froe, tliono between five
and twelve will bo cburgod half
The lime for the journey is set
down as follow: From Sun Fran
Cisco to St. Louis, ft days and &
hours; to Chicago, ft days and 7
hours; to Now Ytrk, suvon days.
Our Deux. Tho Louisville Ex
press estimates tho total area ol
the Unitod Statos to bo 3,578,392
square miles. This rodueed to a
cro 1. 2,190,170,880. So thut tho
Unitod Statos have not, after all, an
acre of ground for each dollar of
debt owed. And if our Govern
ment goes on Increasing iU debt as
It bus for the IumI fow yours, it will
not bavo a turnip patch of ground
for ouch dollar it owes, lndeod, if
tho indebtedness don't stop increas
ing we should not havo an ncro for
each dollar owed if wo wero to gob
bio up tbo whole continent with tbo
contiguous islands, 4
Grant as a Lawyer.
Tbo varied and cosmopolitan tal
ents of the Proaidont ol the Unitod
States havo branchod out in a now
direction. Weary of the ovations
which bavo boon paid to bis sovor
al characters of horso-tumer, dog
fancier, general, rewardor of needy
relatives and sphinx, be has taken
upon himself the duty of deciding
questions of law, probably with the
intention of meriting tho , degree of
LL. D, from some .00 u try college.
Dosiring, as he did, to appoint his
partxular friend and trumpeter, D.
B,- Blcklos, a -Mtmster to- Spain,
be was met by the fact that the laws
of Congress provide that "Any of
ficer in the Army or Navy of the
Unitod Statos, who shall accept or
hold any appointment in the Diplo
matic or Consular service of the
Government, shall be considered as
having resigned his said office, and
the place held by him in the military
or naval service thall be deemed and
taken to be vacant, and shall be filled
in tho eamo manner as if tho said
officer had resigned the same." To
avoid this difficulty, th President,
with a dasb and sogacity worlhyot
higher position, adopted the res
olution to put his friend upon tho
rolirod list, thinking tliut the law
did not apply to offioert on tho re
tired lint. Notwithstanding tho
high authority for tho supposition,
the case, at last accounts, was to be
referred to the Attorney General
for his opinion. Whether that of
ficer was opposed to that view of
the caso or not, wo do not know;
but, suddenly the Prcsidont attach
es to himself tho duties of tho At
torney General, and finding be can
not loose the gordian knot, cats it.
Tho consequence- is that Sickles,
who is until for tho position, cither
of Gonernl in the army of the na
tlon or MinUter to Spain, has both
nti his diHK)8itl. Tho luw is so posi
tivo and plain upon tho subject, that
tbo President is either guilty oi the
groaaeal ignorance in luiaiutorpreU
ing it, or, understanding it, shows
so bold a defiance to ita roquire
ments that we aro tempted tochange
tho title of the articlo to "Grant as
a Dictator." Exchaago.
What a Radical Organ Thinks
of the Republican Platform.
The Cincinnati Commercial says:
"The lute Republican Convention
made a platlonn out of Grant's ad
ministration what this moans no
one knows precisely, and that is tho
beauty of it. A resolution indorsing
the four seasons, or tendering a
hearty approval of tho Equator,
would bo equally excellent. Grant's
administration may be said to in
cludo Borie, Roboson and tbe Wash-
burne family. It certainly doos not
include tho Donts. Why not elab
orate and define? Tbo whoreas
n:ight be dovotod to giving the in
formation that Grant is President.
Then the first resolution might bo
devoted to indorsing Grant's past
boroio services, and immediate pa-,
triotism, and good iutontions. It
might read: "We indorse all that
he bus done, and is going to do."
Then a resolution approving of Bo
no and Portor and Rawlins, would
be appropriate. What a huge plank
could bo inserted under the Wush
burnus, and how brilliant they
could bavo boon over tho Dents.
"We heartily indorse tho admira
ble and patriotic selection of a keep
er of the card-busket."
of the Republican Platform. A Radical Sheet on Grant's
The XeniaTorchlight, not having
the fear of the powers that bo at
Washington before ita eyeu, thus
speaks of ono of the innumerable
relations of the PreeiJont, fastened,
liko leochos, on tho Treasury, That
' Ono of tho innumerablo army of
Grant's brothers-in-law dropped
down upon us tho other day, over
comiujr us with his presence like a
summer cloud. His etuy was brief,
but Still long enough for hun to ex-
nluin to as the tender relations ox
isting between him and bis august
brollier-in-luw "Sheneral Crani."
In his presence wo felt subdued,
subjugated In fact, by tho bright
halo of power thut surrouuded bun,
and as the swiit rolling train bore
bim away," wo woro forced to ex
claim: "How beauteous aro their foot
Who stand on Zion'a bill."
Addio, brave Teuton! May bal
my broenus waft thoo boneatb tho
bniibt sunny skion to thino own
faderUmd, all radiant as thou art
with thy conttulur dignities: iiau
and farewell!" .
Lincoln a Perpetual Martyr.
A sricr lady correspondent, wri
ting from Washington io the Roch
ester Union, under 4I16 non deplume
of Roso Kuylund, says:
"In passiiig the White Uouso, In-
day, I could not help recalling tho
Lincoln Era, and with tho rocollec-
tion came a memory of tho domes
tio squabbles wbicli took placo in
tho "second hlory front."
"It is a well known fact that Mrs.
Lincoln hated the accomplished
daughter of the Secretary of the
Treasury, Miss Kate Xhaso now
ftj!"B,,yrprnguo, or Kliolo- Island.
r.A.... .ji" tr .4 ....
happened to bo in Washington at
tbe time of Miss Chase's marriage
w'.U-Uuy. Skracueaiid, as i had
acqnaintances bigb "m favor With
the administration, was, of courxe,
"bobii:d the atciies." 1 porfectly
well remen;bor tho "gossip" in ro
gard to Mrs. Lincoln's endeavor to
provent Abraham from attending
the wedding reception. It seems
curds bad been sent to the Execu
tive Munsion, but Mudame Lincoln
with all the malice and vindictive
ness of an ugly, vulgar woman a
gainst a pretty refined one, deter
mined that hor amiable spouso
should not attend the reception.
"Lincoln wus an admir'ir, and a
warm political friend of Chase's,
thereforo, his absence at such a time
was not to bo thought of. In vain
Mary Ann plended her woman's
privilege, and oomjnded that her
better half should stay at home.
Abraham insisted and set forth his
rights. Tho "set to" took placo in
Mrs. Lincoln's dressing room, and
tho music of her voice penetrated to
tho farthest end of the houso. At
last U r. Lincoln broko awaj from
bin irato lady and flow to his tiring
apurtmcnt, where be donned his
swallow tailed coat, sto., fully de
termined for onco to havo bis own
"Tho supposition was, that being
b good mtin, bis affection and love
of peuco overenmo his discretion;
for, determined to "kiss and make
up," this model husband 'eturnod
in full dress to his wife's sanctum.
This wan too much for a pugilistic
cully inclined iemulo lo bear. She
made a dush at his cravat, and cap
tured 11 pnrt of his whiskers. Tho
struggle whs short, -but Mr. Lincoln
followed tho example of the Bull
Kun heroes, that is to any, he lought,
bled, and run like the best of the a
foresaid heroes, and loft Mrs. Lin
coln in ossossion of tho field and
tho trophy of whiskors.
"Mr. Lincoln re arrangod his toi-
lot, and, like a roal hero, wont to
"But alas! in bis enso, the truth
of tho old ndago, "if you dance, you
must pay too piper, wus rally ox
' On his return to the bosom of
his family ho found the door lead
ing to his sleeping woir lockod. In
vain bo called on his vifo to open
it. Sho would not. In vain he u-
sod cvory term of ondenriiient' Sho
wna imrrovublo. So, vaoquishod in
tno nnai encounter, the poor man
had to cull upon tho housekeeper
for a "shako down." Then ho re
tired in solitude to reflect upon tho
uncertainty of domestic bliss.
"rroraa woman a etundnoint, 1
have often questioned myself in re
gard to one thing: whether at tho
timo of Abraham Lincoln's death.
ho was martyred for the first time?
I rather think he was a martyr of
many years standing."
A Strange Accumulation.
Thomas Dick nuts the hoarding of
wealth in this striking way ; Sup
pose a man could lay up a stock of
clothes and provisions sullicieot to
lust turn for 300 hundred years.
what would it avail bim sinco be
can live, at most, but seventy or ono
hun areu yours r buppoRO he bad
luid up in a store bouso 70,000 pairs
ol shoes, to what end would it orve
if he could make uso, during his
whole liie, of only one hundredth
purtofthom? He would be In tbe
samo condition as a man who bad
one hundred dishes plucod before
him at dinner, but who could only
partake of one; or of a porson who
bad oue hundrod mansions purcha
sed for bis rosidonco, but who could
occupy only one. How ridiculous
it would appoar if all thut could bo
said of a man whilo ho lived was
simply this: That bis wbolo life
was occupied in collecting and lay
ing up in a storehouse 00,000 ma
hogany chairs which wore never in
tended to be used for the furniture
of npartmonts, or 80,000 pairs of
trowsers which were nover to bo
worn. And where is tho difference
in point of rationality and utility,
between such absurd practices and
hoarding thousands of guineas and
bank notos, which aro never bro't
forth for the benefit of mankind.
Tlioro is no conduct connected with
the pursuits of human boiugs, thut
appears inoro absurd and wicked,
than such practices, howevor com
mon, it exumlnod by the dictates of
reason and tbo word of God.
oT Tbo pastor of a popular
church at Torre Hauto, prcaehod
the funeral sermon of a child. An
unusually large audionco was prcs
ent, and tho preacher began by say
ing, "My friends, I am pleasod to
see co many of you out on this oc
casion." Noticing tho blunder ho
hud made, he added; "I'tnaivny
pleased, I mean,"
GOOD CHEER DEMOCRATS?
Three Reasons for a Democratic
Victory this Fail.
Tbo Cleveland Leader is anxious
for a Radical victory in Ohio this.
Full, but .evinces doubts as to Iho
realisation of its desires. It say a;
"In tho first place, tho adminis
tration pnrty never carries weight
tho first your after a Presidential
election because of tho number of
toreheads and disappointed aspirants
for office, who aro transferred troru
warm and aealous labors for party
success iuto cold spectators. Again,
the Fifteenth Amendment will
doobtloss drive some lew foolish Re
publiaajna . away from as. Tboro
uro also some few temperance men
unthinking unoagh to repeat their
blunder 01 lust spring in this city,
and without Any hopo of olocting
their own candidates, contribute di
rocily to the success of the whisky
party. All these opposing influen
ces the Republicans of Ohio bavo
tbis fall 10 contend with. We be
lievo that they will succeed, but
success, is only to bo attaiuod by
Borie and Robeson.
Grant's selections for Cabinot of
ficers gets a bit cow and then from
the Radical p'ess as well as from tho
Democratic, as the following no
tices, which apparod in tho Ohio
Stato Journal, prove:
We have lost Borie. Tbo Stato
Convention, on Wednesday, cruelly
refused to indorso bim, although
raplorod to do so by the Cincinnati
Commercial. The rosult is beforo
you. Secretary Borio was an able-
bodied man on tho subject of oys
ters, and ho changod the names of
our war vessels in tho most idiotio
manner. Ho got sea sick on tho
Chcsspealce car.al, or perhaps it
was the bay, and full down and
bumped bis vcncrablo partopposilo
the bow at tho Middies Ball at An
napolis. If ho bus any furlhor offi
cial roiord wo aro not advisod of it.
Hon. Geo. M. Rodbsok, of Now
Jersey, has been appointed Soi roiu
ry of tho Navy to fill tho vacancy
which has existed sinco the 4th ot
March in that Department. Mr.
Robeson tins boon for some timo
Attorney Genoritl of tho State of N.
Jersey. He is a gentleman of Whig
untucedonts who is pronounced at
tl.is timo nn undeniable Republican.
It i unnecessary to say that ho will
bo an improvement on tbe immor
t& Speaking of the romoval of a
clerk from tho Army Medical De
purttuuut, bocause bo married Miss
Surratt, tbe New York Herald says:
"This shows a mean spirit of per
secution on tho part of tho Govern
ment authorities not unlike that
which would not only have burnt
poor old John Rogers, but his wife
and seven small children, "with ono
at the breast," at the stake on ac
count of the allegod heresy of the
lather. Tho American Government
should be above such paltry mean
ness and worso than inquisitorial
tST A Sonator from ono of tho
mountain districts of Tontiossoo, on
his arrival atNushvillo to take bid
seat, put up at a first class hotel,
whon the following occurred on bis
taking his Boat at tho table: Sona
tor to servant "What is your vict
uals?" Servant "What will you,
have, sir, tea or coffee?" Senator
Tea." Servant "What kind of
tea?" Senator '"Store tea, by ,
do you suppose I camo hero to drink
5r Bayard Taylor reading bis
poem at Gettysburg monument, is
thus sketched: "Then Bayard Tay
lor read bis fine poem. The groat
audienoo stood quiet, touched by its
grandeur and simplicity; bis clear
voioe bore tbe swelling strain fur
out over tbe summer fields; and tho
sweet charity, and forgivness, and
reconciliation which be invoked
seemod to stand visibly besido tho
itejf- It estimated that there aro at
least 50,000 American larnilios per
manently established in Europo,
living upon the inoomos of Ameri
can invoBtmott, and enjoying tho
protection ol tho Amorican Govern
ment, without contributing ono lo-
ta to the payment of our taxes, or
toward tho wealth of the eonntry
by their productive labor.
t&" Hon. Greon Ctuy 831th, of
Kentucky, formerly a mombor pf
Congress, bot more recently Gov.
of Montana, baa dotermiiiodj to Ue
voto tho remainder of bis life to
preaching tbo gospel, na a Baptist.
He resides in Madison Co., Ken-