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DOLLARS A YEAU IN
FRIDAY,. ' . . . July 15, ISTO,
l'rolilblflon County Ticket.
' rOR TRtASCRER,,
JOHN. 11. MURRY.
; VOK IMtOaECCTlXi. ATTORN KT,-
WILLIAM II . COOL.
FOR rSFlRJlAKT DIRECTOR, ' "
SIMPKIN H. BROWK
The Conservative for the Campaign.
You can hare tlie Cottsi-rvattve, for
lie Campaign of lSTQ.forSO Cts. All
friends of the paper are solicited to act
as Agents for it. Get tip your Clubs
Eeltoiol" Notice. "lhe Second
Quarterly Meeting, of McConncl
TiMe CbiTrgeX;ll bo" held in the 31.
E. Church,- of tliia place, J air Z3cf
and 24th.'; J.-rcncbinp; on. Saturday,
at 2 oVlock. I M.. and od Sabbath,
at 1H, A. M , and 7:45, P. H.;;: ;
By order rf '-
L. McGUIRE, P. E.
JJon. Cjril flawKins has Our
thanks for Documents.
Ek Hon. E II. Moore farored us
Tniu-f-SmpDrtant " 'Docurnenta last
week; - - ' - -
tgi. We are under obligations to Dr.
Branson. tf ChesterEcld for a Club pf
bis new subscribert. '".'":-
t-Fred.'and" (Jeofga, of the Ci
ty Shavn2$alocrli,2rQ,Maff!ftr cofi
piderablv oveir the "-a day or last
tg? llev. J. D. VatL formerly. in
charge of the 31. E.-Churcb of this
place, Int now of Cambridge, is vis
iting here. He Is looking Troll..
8&t'A little fon of Edivard'lJor
ris, of ilalla, aired about Sve or
six years, was dfovned in iherir
crjnstiii front of Brown, Man ly X
Co's. warehonso, oa Tuesday even
ing. His body was in tbo water a
boat two or three Lours before it
was found. , "'-
S Washington Coflnty will pre
Bent the names Gen. W. P. Rich-,
ardson and W. 11. Oldham, Esq ,as
candidates for., tho nomination for
Congress by tho Democratic Con
gressional Conventiofx of this Dis
DODGE TO ELECT THE
Since our last hsw, tire Command
ers of tire Wnrs&y Brigades of Morgan
County have, eTidentlf,' determined
upon a new system of tacties. At least
they arc not seen button-holing eaci
other in public places, counciling as to
the most efficient means they can em
ploy to defeat the . Prohibition County
Ticket, as was. their wont during the
two weeks previous to oar ls?t week's
issue. It is evident that they have had
a meeting ome bere under the cover
of night,' and .niuiually agreed not to
evince any feeling of fellowship or 1
brotherhood where the gaze of the pub
lic might rest upon them. In thi-. way
they hope to .give tke "lie" t oar as
sertion! that they are acting together
to effect a mutually wished for result
This is a shrewd docfg ; asdy if well
carried out, might be successful m de
ceiving the people ; but it must fail be
cause of the fat that they are bolh-tts--ing
the eame argument, singing the
same song to the same tune. .
Eoth of them have been busily en
gaged in circulating falsehoods wbicn
they hope to mate-; successful in mil
itating against the financial welfare of
the Conservative. We are not surprised
at Tinkerton doing this, because ofthe"
fact that the. Conservative has always de
nounced., him as a political trickster;
and! shyster ot the first water ; but
Gaylord, a man whom the Conservative
has defended time and again, resort
ing to- falsehoods to injure us simply
because wewoald not be an instrument
in his hand's- totrse tte Democratic par-
tv to-secure the5 election f the Whis
ky Republican Ticket, remin'ds us very
much' ofilie story of the vlper'fSat bit
the man that warmed it into life in' Sis
bosom. ! '
Thc-objcet ; of ,'tlils article is to con
Iradict ttfo-fies that the above "wor
thies-" Have been' peddling, but which
Gaylord' is tHe" falrier of," and' whom we
shall hold responsible.
The first one "ia that the tlConserva
tive refused to publish a Call fora Dem
ocratic Coanty-Conrention.'" Gaylord
knew every time he gave utterance to
tjUfrassertiofj that he littered a Ke.
If; S:t?w that we were always wilting
to-pulsh a t'alrfor a Democratic Coun
ty Convention- whenever the Central
Committee of Morgan County; at one
cf i3 meetings, should determine that
Fceha Convention should be called!
lie knew that our only refusal relative
to this matter teas to rewe to retrynizt
Jiitnes Mm Gaylord r tht entire Dimocraf
icparfy:cf J&owjanr .C'oitnty: . This latter
we did db; aad persist in-doing. In
support of the "tact that we always- e2
pressed a willingness to publish a Call
for a Democratic County Conventionj
w-e publish the folloiring certificate
from:foar of the leading Democrats of
this- Township, with' whom-' we had
eonversations on the matter, and who
have not been identified in-anyway
with-the ; Prohibition mdyementr-aid
one of whom; Benjamin F. Power,
Kaylordi published in the Herald as a
member of the Democratic Central
Committee,, aad as saying that we did
make such-refusal r
McCONNELSVILLE, July 11th, 1870.
TJTer the undersigned Democrats cf
Morgan. Township, Morgan County, O.,
hereby certify that we have heard Jo
tIh A. Kelly, publisher of the Conser-
r-Mive, express himself on the question
f poLiitkitig a Call for a Democratic,'
I County Conrention for this County ;
ami that he has always, in onr pres-
such a fall whenever the Democratic
Central Committee of Morgan County
should, at one of its meetings, deter
mine that such a Call should be made.
We further state that said expressions
of 2Ir. Kelly were made at divers times
during the two weeks preceding the
6th of this month.
YV. A. SILL,
F. W. MOOKR,
It. A. FINKEKTON,
B. i POWER.
We think this certificate will con
vince even the most ardent followers
of Gay lord that the assertion that we
refused to publish a Democratic Call is
fake, when it i3 remembered that B.
i Power is one of the signers of that
Call, as published in the Herald, and
we will not argue the question further.
, But, in the P. S. attached to the Call,
ag published in the Herald, it is assert
ed that that same Call was handed us
for publication, and that we refused to
publish it. This is a falsehood, also.
We never saw that Call until it appear
ed! in the Herald. " Gaylord did hand
us a Call, drawn up in his own hand
writing, and bearing only the signature
of William Sherwood, as Chairman of
tlie Democratic Central Committee,
also in Gaylord's handwriting, which
we did refuse to publish. Our reason
for refusing was because we knew Gay
lord had no authority to issue the Call
for publication. .TV knew there had
been no meeting f the Democratic
Central Committee to gife him or any
one authority to issie a Call. We
knew that Gaylord was" trying to run
the whole machine himself without
any authority from anybody. We
knew he was endeavoring to make a
cats-paw of the Democratic party for
the purpose of defeating the Prohibit
tion County Ticket and electing the
Whisky Republican Ticket. We knew
these things and told him bo, and told
him further that neither the Conserva
tive nor the Democratic party could be
used for such purposes. We told Lim
that if the Democratic Central Com
mittee was called together, ancLat
Euch meeting, it should issue a Call, or
mthoiize anyone to issue a Call, that
the Conservative would willingly pub
lish it ; but that we would not recog
nize him as the entire Democratic par
ty. , .
Shortly after this, Gaylord set him
self to work and wrote out the Call
that appeared in the Jlerafd, and sign
ed t he names of the men to it that ap
pear there as the Democratic Central
Committee.' We have not been able to
find out whether or not he rtas author
ized to sign any of these names, except
the name of J. B. Goudy, who says he
authorized Gar lord bo to do. B. F.
rower says he did not authorize Gay
lord or anyone to sigB his name to ap
pear in the Herald. He says he to!d
Gaylord that he was willing to sign a
Call to appear in the Conservative, but
that he was in favor of calling a Con
rention in an orderly raanaer by call
ing the Committee together, as we pro
posed. William Sherwood, Chairman
of the Cofsmif tee we are told, b not in
the State, (tte beliete he is in rennsjl
vania,) and he,- certainly, . could not
have authorized iiyone to -'.sign his
name to a Call to appear in the Herald.
We have not seen O. L, Hall, and do
riot Jsrow whether he gave Gaylord any
tuch authority or Hot. - William A. ilc
Connel, a member of tire' Committee,
it seems, was not consulted on the
question at all, as no mention has been
made of his name relative to the mat
ter Probab'y Gaylord thought Mc
Connel would be averse to his scheme,
aad, therefore, he did not think it ne
cessary to consult him.
On last Wednesday morning, We
were told that this Call, got up in the
manner we have stated, had been han
ded in to the Herald ofSce for publica
tion, aad this was the first iukling we
had of it existence, Gaylord's- asser
tion that we refused to publish' iC ftf
the contrary olwitbtftoding. We
considered the situation' of matters all
day, and finally concluded there was
but oHe course of action left for the
Democracy of this- County ta pursue
relative to a County Ticket, and that
was to rally to the suppsrt of the Tro
hibifcion County Ticket, which- the
Whisky Kings ol both the politicafpar-
tics were working to defeat. Conse
quently, on- Thursday morning, we
wrote out the Frehibition County Tie
ket and told our foreman to place it'afc'
the head of the local column of our
iiieirouiunion to. i lCKens COmTOS
edof as good men as there are in the
ebusty. Besides possessing the qualities
necessary to make them good and cffi
cient officers in the common meaning of
such terms, tik-y are avowed support
ers of a principle that cannot fail to en
dear them to all good'citizcns, whether
Democrats, Republicans" or Prohibi
tionists. This principle is that" "the
laws shall be obeyed." For years past"
Morgan County has been ruled by a set
men that give countenance to viola
tion? of certain" of our laws, both State
and Municipal. If not violat'orstfcerr-
6elves, many of our officers have been
men that dated- not say openly they
were in favor of the enforcement of our
laws against those who have beeirahd
are violators. Such a state of affairs
only leads to Anarchy, tho worst form'
Government ever known to exist,
and it is the duty of all good,; law-abi
ding citizens to rally to the support of
OUJ" law's by supporting men for office,
who are not tied down, hand and foot,
political alliances" with those who
re openly and 'notoriously violators cf
The Campaign" this Fall' for Couhty-
Ofileers, has now' but one issue, and
mat whether or not the existing Li-
qjaor l aws shall be enforced'. It is not
q?tesion aa to whether Democrats or
ReptbrictMis shall triumph, but wheth
Law or Anartliysh-ill triumph whe
ther Christ or the Devil Ehalf reign;
whether the voices of the orphans and
widows, made so by the illegitimate
vending of Liquors, shall be heard.
This is the issue, and on it the Ccafr-
valict proposes to fight' out the Ctni
paupr i the interest of the Prohibition1
Abstract of Assessments of Real Estate of Morgan Co., Ot, as Returned
Center, . .
Penu, . .
Windsor, . .
by the Several Assessors for the Year lfe70.
Salt i Plow lands.
15S6 25 5691
2009' CI 47
176C 2C C535
4S53 2"3 10012 19
5197 76,10659 51
. . 7064 28! 8357 47 10969
7049 92- 587G
312S25.162766 S3341 107251 SI 63021 45 90072
Total val.j Value
of Land I of
A I Town
Total No. of
. 20 99
- 15 26
i 29 42
. CS00 14
631260345 S9j 19 77i5l46115!5S9774
I of cn"h
rer Cent, cf
; 1 13 35
41 G tenths.
86361 31 5
31763 19 9
'200358 5S 3
78634 23 4
133055 50 8
14333G; U 8
39 IS 12
43103341425055-33 1 tenth.
B- lev. Cather, of tho Baptist
Church, announced, on last S.tli -
bath, that he Would deliver a Tehl-
pcrance Sermon on next Sabbath
' . i
morning. He predict a crowuea
house for him. '
ST A man by the name of Nel
son, living neur Jlorganville, at
tempted to commit suicide by hang
ing, on last Friday morning. Ho
was discovered in time to prevent
the accomplish ment. of the deed.
Temporary insanity is tho suppos
ed cause, lie had a brother that
committed suicide by cutting his
throat about tro years ago.
S&" On Friday, of last week, the
Third Baptist Church, (Colored,) of
Putnam, paid McConnelsville a visit,
The object of their excursion was to
raise monev for the benefit of their
Churek. They had lately built a new
church building at a cost of about elev
en hundred dollars-, and their member
ship numbering only about thirty
souls, it was deemed advisable to re
sort to Some such means as this to help
the good cause along. About sixty or
seventy of the colored citizens of Zane-
ville composed the excursion party,
counting men, women and children
and they had a very pleasant time of
it in our Grove. Their conduct here
elicited the praise of our citizens gen
erally. In the afternoon, they were
addressed with words -of welcome and
good council by Ee'v. Cather, of the
McConnelsville Baptist Church ; and
ho was answered, with thanks to our
citizens for the kindnesses shown
them, by Rev. U. Johnson, the Pastor
of the Colored Church. A contribu
tion of between $30 and $ 40 was raised
amongst our citizens for the benefit of
An Attack on the McConnelsville
Carbon Oil Company.
Tie following, uuder tho head of
"Tho Itelsouville Accident' was
communicated to tho Ohio State
JovTftal, of the 2d instant :
Being in KelsonviIIe I took a fev
minntes to find out the matter of
Miss Winn's horrible death on Mon
day. She was highly respected by
all that knew hef. ,
Being m a hurry she took the
carbon oil can and portfed a little
on tho firo she was kindling, when
it exploded, dashing the can up
against the ceiling and tearing it to
pieces, covering the girl and the
floor with flame. She lingered in
groat agony lor fifteen hours ao
I obtained some-cf lfio oif out of
the same barrel and tested it, fan-
ding that it would ignite very
much belov the ftCaridard fixed by
law. "Who iJ to Wmo I know not,
but somebody is guilty of murder,
and that ot the most terrible kind
went to the store ol the man that
sold it, and iound the following
brand on the head of the barrel:
"McConnelsville Carbon Oil. Igni
tc3 at H0 Fahrenheit. J. U. Mar
ry, Inspector, JXarietta, O., 1809:
These tcrriMo accidents ought to
be investigate speedily. They are
frequent and of 6uch a nature as to
require immediatu action. Some
body makes a feV dollars by put-
tin? in tbe explosive oil with the
good oil. J. 11. C.
Tho writer of tho above conmu-
nication'fc a Methodist Minister re
siding in Athena. Why bte should
date his communieati'ori' at Mariet
ta, when lVe tar a resident at Athens,
looks to us to be a little singular.
His statement that the brand on the
head of tho barrel reads : "McCon
nelsville Carbon Oil. Ignites at 110'
Fahrenheit. J. II. Murry, Inspector,
Marietta, Ohio, 1869," cannot bo
truo. The only brand used by Mr.
Murry reads: "McConnelsville Car
bon Oil Company. Ignites I'lO Fab,
It. Murry, Inspector, Morgan Co.;
John II. Murry has paid a visit
Keleonville, and has ascertained
that nobody knows bow much Oil
tho deceased poured upon the fire,
tbero was rib' cae'prcserit vheri
the accident occurred. Ho, also,
tested the Oil, sa:d to havo been
tested by the above correspondent,
and fcfdhd that' it would not ignite
below 112, Fah. by Gi Tagliavue's
Instrument. Tt looks to lis although
Eevcrend gentleman tias been
writing about something that he
knows nothinc about.
I" An old nionaer is Jbhn' Hcm
Kee of .Noble county. Born June 2,
1788, in PenBVlvania. landud at Ma-
rietta, March. 2", 1797, -vent t'oischool
Edwin Putnanr, oldest son of
Gen. Israel Putnam-, With St. cfair
Keilj, tbo first white male child
born in tho territory. Marietta
Meigs, datigliter of Gov. R.J5. Meigs,
Lewis Case, au-d other distinguished
men, be finalfy eotliod near Cald
well, wbero he npw'rcsidfcs, an hon
ored citizen. Upon one of his trips
from the present home to Marietta,
counted 45 deer, 3 turkeys, 1
2 coons, ic. e know not how
many years it is since tho last deer
seen- ia- this- county. 'oiarleU
Crime and Intemperance in
the State of Ohio.
' , .
1 , Thirty per ceftt. of ail cr.mes in
iilno Stitrt n t. im moninl.nl v HnA in
; v " " "r
intemperance. ln 1867, out of 43o
convictions lor crimes oi violence,
267 wero "rommiltcd Tinder the in
fluence of liquor. So bays Hon. E.
D.-MansficlJ, one of the ablent stat
istieiafts ire havo. The per centage
of crimes, net appearing ir judicial
returns, ia not civea. If it were
possible to get a full and fair com
putntion, wo would undoubtedly
find 75 per cent, of all ihe crimes,
outrages, and disorders of our State
to be traceable to intemperance and
tho drunkard mailers' traffic. Who
foot the bills? Temp. T-.nies. ....
jegAmoii-g the jam f espftt to
which the (Ecumenrcal Cojncil has
given rise in Home, ?a the following
new rater ISoster handed nuont a
monjr the Americans. Even the
Pope, who enjoys a Joke thorough
ly, it is naid, might lorgivethe man
who uses the Iiccnso of ink againt'l
) blasphemously yet dexter
"Our Father wh art in Vat-
ican: Infallible be thy name: Thy
Temporal Sovereignty como: Thy
will bo done in Europe and Amen
ca as in Ireland: Give us this day
otr tithes and titles, and forgivo us
our trespasses as we give plenary
lndolgenco to thoso who pay peni
tcntly trnto ns: And lead ns not in
to Oecumenical Councils", but deliv
er us from thinking: for thino is the
crozicr, the key, and the tiara,
Rome without end. Amen."
At the Adams House, July 12th, by
Rev. II. Cooper, Mr. Thomas A. IrwiD
and Miss Xancy Scott, both of Bristol
On the 3d of July, 1870, by Re7. E.-
Dvc. Mr: John B. v ilson and Misr
Phebe-J. Wood, both of Malta Tp.
Pied After a long and painlnl lllnrsa, at
her home in McCounelsv":lle, 0.. on Friday
evening, the 8th of July, 1870, Miss Evelina
The deceased was a daughter of the late
Robert McConnel, and was borjt in Wash
ington' township, Mu&kfngum county, May
19th, 1620. She came to this county with
ber father fa 1SZ7, and resided here till her
ath. Eho had been a member of the I"resJ
byteriau Church, of thii place, since I ftJ-.-
Iler funeral Imk place on Monday, at ted
o'clock, A. M.-
Salelv hortiaf "And there shall be Ho
eight there'; and they need no candle 1
BeiUw- lieht f the bud, lor the Lord God
givelh tbtnt iht, and ihey shall reign for
ever aft'd eTer." iter. xxii. . v.
ASUS I. CSS AOT1CF.S.
FASNINQ MILLS for sale by Cochran
Eozman ii Co.
Tle latest Publications ,
Now at Adair'p Book Store, haris
been received this week -
EVERYBODY try the "Shoo Fly" cig,
now manufactured by T. Sweeney Si Co., at
the sign of the Indian Image. . t- -
iscu The 'Collar of the Period,' at SiliV
The 'Necktie of the Teriod,' at SILL'S.
Shoo Fly" bleached muslin at KILL a.
Pocket Books, Wallet!, &c.
A neV assortment of these Goods re
Ceiled this week at Adair's Book Store.-
Their stock is very large, of vxcell n-t
variety, and the bestdoods manufacts1
red. They sell at reduced rates.
"SwDry Goods, in every" variety, Ntf
linns, a general assortment, and lota of very
cheap things always at bill s.
P. SWEENE A Co. keep the best arti
cle of snuff. Buy your snuff of them..
At AiArs Book Store, received thS
week- and comprising the latest edi
tions of TTkiUicrf. Tennyson's, and Bum'
f'oems, late Miscellaneous publication, Pass
Books. Ivory Tabids 01 various sizes,
School Books; "Fresh Jjaurcts," "Subbcth
fcfriol Wxstrel," and many other Goods
to be sold at low prices.
For good tea and coffee gd'tt SILL'S
you can always find it there.
ISQUThe best .INK- always eol'd' at
Adair's Book Store.-
2&. If you want a good Uankcrchief fr
nice pair of SuspemJeri goto- Siil'a. Ttfry
hare a Cne'stock.
IF'YOtf WANT good, dry Stiga c-gars,
goto the sign of the Indian Image.
Chesrp Family Bibles
At Adah's Book cf tore. New' stock
'ij- For an assortment of Tinware and
Queeusware, go to SiU'a. . A .
Ilarnionlcas ! !
New stock, fine variety, cheap" "Goods,
and nice stock of Harmonicas just recei
ved at Adaik'8 Book Store These ard
the best lines of Goods in the market:
Jaconets, Nainsooks. Brilliants.
Swisses, and Victoria Laws, atG. E. Halli
day k Co's.
Tj3" We arc inakinz a specialty of Mo
tions, Neckties and Collars. Oarttock is
always full, and replenished everv wtek; ;
lau at i . aiiuL, 4 Co'a;
fe?-A good article of Fine-cut Tubatcrfht
cents per pound, at the nirrn of tka In
dian Image, uear the Post Office.
'm i .
TT" We keen' the best stock. nftr.-SSL
Valiser, Eatelxk. Baes and Baskets kent in
town, and" i addition', we will crder
rrotkof any size when wanted, if we have
not the article oa hand. Give us a call.
F. SILL k CO.
School Books !
A fredi stock of School Books
this week at Adair's Book Store. This
firm keeps their stock comnlntn. lliir
shelve well iillcdi and'scll theje OecAi
very l jw iigurcs. '
Caff Buttons, of tho latest tit( moot
approved style-, and shirts, the mcst lash
iuuablc out, at SILL'S. .
ff Kentucky Sera j Tobaeoo in the way
of cigar trihi filings, just the thing fat pipe
amoking, wholesale and retail, a P. tec
ney k Co's., next door to the Tost Office.
Gold Pens ! Goldl'cns!
1 Just received at Apai"s Book Store
large and excellent Variety of the
bert GOLD PENS made, and to be sold
at the preeen't reduced Gold rates
Call and examine their stock, purchase'
a Pen. and do vour writing easier and
better, and with more satisfaction than
THE "BEMIS" COLLAP.. This justly
celebrated collar is made of the finest ma
teria! and cat with an express view to a
perfect fit. It has a very good imitation of
i.inen Cms 11 : no gum or arsenic being used
in iu j. reparation. More people are wear
ing it than aay other collar sold here, and
it has riven almost universal siitisfaetiou.
The i emia" is kept only at Sill's, where
yoa can get any No. you wish.
Pry Gods 1 Dry
Goous lit at SILL'S.
Coodi 1 ! Dry
?r Holland's Gold f cn th best pen
tnndc Warranted in every respect, and us
ed by all Bok-1ieepey for sale only by C
E. Vincent k Tro.
STho cheapest ALBUMS, largest
rtock and fiitest (joods, are at Adais's
Eook Store. .
s3" Ladies and Gentlemen in want of
correct time keepe?s, in the newest styles
of Gold and Silver eaffps, will do Well to call
oa H.J. Vincent k Bro.
ti,Tbe justly celebrated COLD
PENS manufactured by Mabie, Todd
t Co., and by Newton, Kurtz it Co ,,are
Bold at Adair 8 Eook Store. These Pens
are in" general use, and are regarded by
Book-keepers, Accountants, and all per
sons who do mueh writing, a.s the best
Pens made. ' Go to Adur t Book btore
for them. . . . -
100 Boxes, all sizes of (he "Celebra
ted Bern is' Collar, expected this week at
"fc. Dress Trimmings, Velvets, Brrida
and Trimmings, a full line of which may
Tier had at the Fancy Store of G. E. Ha'liday
IT00I ! irooI ! ! W ool ! ! !
Pear it In mind' that C. L. Hall is
ayin'g the highest cash prices for wool.
Je has. already, LoUdit more exten
sively than any year preceding that ho
has-LPtm in the business, ou can
hud hiia at his business houe in Mai
To TUK PaOfKIKTOKS OK TllH CAf .VEAR
Chuixs akd to t"hb PuBtic: It gives mo
pleasure to add my unsolicited testi
mony to the efficacy of the I'alabar
Grains. In headache, dyspepsia, con-
s'ipation, and dizziness, they work. like
a charm. n conclusion, permit me to
say that I have written only what 1
knov from actual experience and par
SitnW inquiry, to be true of the justly
celebrated Cai.abak Grains.
lours, Very Truly,
C. B. BoZMAN.
Mc CoTinelsvil'c, Oliio, June 2 t Snt-.
U- Calabar Grains are for' saJo by
all Druggists. -
No change in the McConnelsville Market
withra the past week.
Gold closed in luW York Saturday,
at 112Sn2f. ;
Baltimore Cattle Market.
Thckday, July 7, 1S70. j3eef
Ca"tte The receipts of cattle this"
week being very small, gavo hold
crs a decided advantage, and they
were enabled try &dvar.co the price
J to It. per lb. on all grades. Buy-
era tvere not disposed at first to re
spond, but finding that sellers wo'd
not make any concessions, they
wero forced ta purchase at tho ad
vance, arrd soon tho market became
very actitfo, and continued 60 until
all the offerings- wero sold. There
was nothing doing in stock cattle.
Prices rantrod as iullows : Very best'
beeves at $325(5,8 50 , csnerally ra
ted first quality at 57 7508 ; medi
um or good fair quality, $77 50 ;
ordinary tbin'steers, oxen and cows:
$6 25tfr6 73: interior and lowest
grades of cattle,- SSS- 75. General
average Of the market to-day, tG;-
75; extreme range of prices, $5r3S,
50. Most of the sales wero from
S6 75(27' 25 per 100' lbs; Of the re
ceipts, 356 head came from Ohio,
321 from West Virginia, US Irom
Virginia; and 74 from Maryland ;
total receipts. 819 head ; samo time
last year, 1,106 head. Of tho offer
ings, 504 hc-ad Wero taken by Balti
more bntchcisy 103 sold to specula
tors for Eastern markets, & to An
napolis botchers, and 7 head to Kl
licolt City batchers ; total sales- for
the week, C70 head.-
Sneup Have been coning for
ward rather more freely tbo past
week; U'dt with an attire demand
there has been no accumulation of
stock, and prices havo advanced a-
bout Jc. per lb. on last week s quo
tations. Good open Wool sheep are
wanted. Trices to-day ranged ll3
follows: Fair to good: sheep at 4(3
5c; good tc extra 5r35-fo. per lib.
gross. Stock sheep ?1 75(32" 50 per
head. .Lambs at $1T to 5 1 per Iicaa.
Receipts this week, 3,221 b'oad, a-
gainfcV2-,8M last wcelr, and -1,641
had earno time last yuar.
Hootf ihe' ?eccipta dcricg too
past week wero joite short, and
with a fair inquiry prices have ve
rr slightly advanced, tho iriarkct
closing firm, at quotations. Trices
to-day ranged as follows : At el-
013 per 100 lbs. net. Jtocoipt thiu
week, J.UJl head, against y.l'Jl last
wvuk; ucS -1,511 Load same tiuio lot
I AE1T ADTEUTISE.liEW.TS.
Ohio Farmers Insurance Co.
LEKOY, MEDINA CO., OHIO.. ,
ASSETS J AS LA It Y FIRST, IStff,
insckts FAr.ii raorEKTr only.
Auditor's or Statb's Othcr, "1
Department Cf Insurance, .
Colvjisls, Jaiuilst,is;i). J
It is befeb? certified, thutte Ohio Farm
ers' Insurance Company, located YTesL-
felt, Lm koj f.V., in tneSinteor Oluo,has
coniplicil, in I'll respects, with the laws of
this tetate relating to Mutual Fire Insur
ance Companies, for the current year, and
Las filed ia this office a sworn statement by
the proper officers thereof, Bhowius its con
'd;ti n and business at the date of such
I etatclucnt (December 31, 1SC9,) to be as M-
Aggregate amount of Avallabfo
Assets, including the sum of
?37,750 ia Premium Notes heM
by the company on policies ?"5,5i5 CI
Losses unpaid, None.
r.e-IasurRii.-e, $174,063 00 174,063 00
Amount of Insurance fir the pre- "
ceding year in cash, 123,251 CO
Amottut uf Income lor the prece
ding yeitr in rrcmiam Notes li
able to assessment, $13,338 77.
Losses paid during
the year, 43,303 90
Expenses, lj,ril0 20 $f7,004 16
1 Witness whereof, I have hercuuuo sub
scribed my namo aiid caused the rral of my
cuic-c t bo allLxcd the day and rear above
written. JAS. 11 GODJAX,
Auditor of State.
A. 1L Uxvrt.r.r. Secretary.
Kfrta FsEKUi.N, President.
G. c. Mouse,
. ' AGENT, Morgan County, Ohio.
July 15, 1370. 3v.
Slxtla Annual Statement ortlic
Farmers' Insurance Co.
Auditor ok State's Office, )
Department of luurauce, V
fcixxncs, Fib. II, 1ST0. )
Itislereby certitd, That the Faruuvs'
Insuraice Company, located at Jelloway,
Ohio, ia the State of O'uso, has complied iu
all respects wi'h the laws , of ibis Suite re
Utiiig to Fiie Insurance Conipuniea, for the
current year, and bug filed in this cGce a
sworn ctuteiuent, by the proper cllicors
thereof, showing 13 comJiliou ud busiue)
a' the datecf puch statcaKDt, lAciimber 31,
1839. to be as lo'lows;
Ani't of actual capital p-Id' up, $100,000 00
Ag. am t of available Assets, 12a,b33 lu
Aggregate am t of Liabilities (ex
cept cspitf.1V including ve-ia-surauec
at 50 per cent, of unex
pended premiums, would be 8 -5)1)1
CI; at 40 per cent, regarded
a absolute liability re-insurance
Aiuouut of Income for the prece
ding year in cash,
Amount of Income for premiums
on risk3 written during the year
not paid in cath.
Amount of expenditures for the
preceding jsr in cash,
Arliouutof i'reniiura Notes held
by the company under former
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto sub
scribed my name, ciid cauwd tho Real of
IScol my Oriice to bo alliscd, the day
und year above written.
J AS. H. trODJL'AX, AtL. cf State.
AMOS S lYIUTAEtER,
Traveling- and Soliciting Agt..
For Parlors, Churches aad Lodges, are su
per! pr in great fullness of Tone, impress
ion, ana i-lasticity ol loucu.
25,C00 Have Uecn Sold and
atc .aow in ise.
frlrtS, from 5100 to Sl.OOOi'
For circulars, giving prices and styles ti
each msuuuicu aUJress or call on
C. E. KAIILF.n,
cif.y 272rno. .
aOSEY U.X50T BIT IT !
For Sight is Priceless.
"err.. , c
J.R. SPENCER &CO.
O! N 1., which are now offored to the
public, are pronounced by all tbe cclebra
ttd Opiiciaus'of tha World lo be the
Natural, ArtiCilal help to tSef himan ej
ever known. 'I'2cy ai2'gt"oacd under their
owu supervision, from oibute Crystal
Tcbbles. melted tonet!n.r, esd derive tlieir
name, ' Diamond," oa account ot their
hardness and bril!iancy.
'the Sclenlific Principle
On wbirh they ari constructed brings the
core or center ot tie lens directly in front
of thi eye, prodacirij- a clear aud distinct
vision, a-j in the natural, healthy" B:ght, and
preventing all ufjpleasant senation 6uch
as glimnteriug and Rr'avering cf 6igLf, diz
ir.css, ic, peculiar to all others ia use.
'J'bey are mounted in the Finest Man
ner, la frames ofthe best-qaoiity ol all 111a
te'riala used- for that purpose. Their finiaa
and durability cannot be surpassed".
' CAUTION. None genuine unless
bearing their trade mark stamped oa every
II. II. VIXCEXT & BRO.,
JeweHTB and Opticians, ar3 sole agents
!ur ileOoniielsvi.le, Oaio, from whom they
can on'y bo ohtaind. Thcdu nodj arc
iiut kupplit-d ta lVdlerg ut oav jricj.
I ' '-' -r---V f-; - :
DRY GOODS, AC.
MADE TO ORDER,
.pril 20 -tf.
W. R. EELL3T, 1VT. D.
May be found at his office on
THE SOLTIl-Tv EST CCRALIl
At all times, when not absent on Trofes;'
Sept 24. l?Gtf-ti
1S70. Silnlmer Trade. 1810.
Adams & ICaliler
bare a well selected stock of Dry Goods
Groceries, Queenittare, Boots ind Shoes, Jtc
G RE ATLY SEDUCED TRICES
STOEE XortViVc-lCorntrof CrBlrranil
TV. C. TKESIZr:
a sits the public to call and examine his
specimen inotagrapns, ferrotypes, Am-l-tMypes,
Gems, tc., Ac, which cannot be
surpassed anywhere. lie haa perfected ai
rangements whereby any one can be ac
comodated with the finest of Oil Paintings
ami pictures of India Ink "Work. Rooms
over Boone's Saddler Shop, in J. C. Stone'd
Building, Center Street, il'Coinelsville,
Arril 231 v.
H 0 TI0-K
C. L. H ALL,
KS. BUSINESS DONE ON A
TKICTJjY cash system 133
Slay 7, lSlW-tf.
fmM 2 ""
STEAM POYEa PRINTERS ! (
Blank BooX Manufactory,
FIXE JOB PRIXTIXG
Our specialty. Music, Magazines, kc,
h"und ia any style and at the cheapest
rates. ifoSr Blank Books for Counties,
Banks. Merchants, Jtc, best paper at tha
Zanes'ville, Cel. 13, IS63.
J. C. STONE, Agent,
QUEENSWA H E f
C&'lXJt, GLASS, AND
The subscriber has opened a store in the
Ilambleton Building, Xorth side of Center
Street, above the Bank, McConnelsville, O.
and has opened out a large stock of Qcfe.ns-
ware 1 the lines quality, to Lu u ho in
vites the attention ot the citizens or .Mor
gan County,-and solicits their potrona-e.
Intendine'tT makethe business a specially,
he will sell his goods at as low rates as they
aa be possiDiy oe procurea lor eiscwnerc.
The Quceiiaware he oHers took the
At the Paris exposition, over all competi
tors, as the very best F.nglish Ware. Also
tf'tl k'e?' a full stock of Gloss, Yellow and
lbuo "Ware;" French China, Lava "Ware,
Vases, Mantel Ornaments, and Cnina
Toys; and, from time to time, will be added
other articles generally connected with the'
bttsineiS Parties purcnasing can always
be certain ol replacing any article that
mAir be broken, as one cur, saucer, or any
other piece belonging to a tet will be aold.
Don't lail to examine our goos ni prices
before purchasing elsewhere. Gools sold
for cash or couutrr produce, at muriei
rales. " B. L. JENKINS.