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JOSEPH A. KELLY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
M'CON-NELSVILLE, OHIO :
FRIDAY, Sept. 2, ISTO.
democratic State Ticket.
SECRETARY OF STATE,
WILLIAM HE IS LEY.
RICHARD A. HARRISON.
COXT ROLLER OF TBS TREASURY,
JOHN II . H E A T O N .
NKVBKR BOARD OF PCBLIC WuRKS,
roa congress, 15th distbict,
Democratic Candidate for
Our candidate for Congress, Jobs
CARTWRiHT,of Pomeroy, Meigs County,
is a hearty, active and energetic man
of fifty-Bix years of age, and was bora
in Rockbridge County, Virginia; but
has lived in Ohio ever since he was four
jeirsold. In 1843, he settled in Pom e
roy, and commenced the practice of the
law, and has ever since resided there,
following his profession. Up to 1S53,
he belonged to the Whig party j and
from '53 to "55, he was allied to none of
the political parties of the day; but
since '56 he has been a Democrat. He
sever has held but one office in his
life, and that was the office of Prose
cuting Attorney of Meigs County. In
1868, he was a candidate for Judge of
the Court of Common Pleas, in his Ju
dicial District, which is largely Repub
lican ; and, although he polled a much
larger Tote than he could have expect
ed to hare polled in that District of
overwhelming Republican majorities,
yet he was defeated by Judge Loomis,
of Marietta.'. As an evidence of the es
timation of him by the people of Meigs
County, we will state, that at this Ju
dicial election, the Republican majori
ty of the County was cut down more
than three hundred. The reputation
of Mr. Cartwright, as we gather it
from Republican sources, is most cer
tainly enviable. We are told by men,
who have always been Republicans,
that Joair Cartwbight, in point of all
that is most ennobling in the human
character, is the peer of any man in
the District, or in the State. Honest,
kind-hearted, sober and pure in mor
als, courteous and gentlemanly with
all whom he meets; a man of ability,
yet always respectful of the opinions
of others such is his reputation a
xnongst those who have been accustom
ed to regard him as a political enemy,
and amongst those with whom he has
been doing business for upward of a
quarter of a century We congratulate
the people of the lath District on hav
ing before them a candidate whose
perronal, social, moral, and business
character stands so high and so fair.
in tnese days, when the people are
disgusted at the flagrant corruption of
members of Congress; when the lobby
has been making and unmaking our
laws; when the moneyed influence of
private corporations has been controll
ing Congress, and inducing the squand
ering of the publio domain i in these
days, the Interests of the people defc
xnand the nomination and eleetion of
just such men as Mr Cartwright men
whose characters are above suspicion,
8nd whose past life, both public and
private,. Baa been such as to call forth
from their fellow-men, on passing them,
the ejaculation of, "There goet an honest
man V -
Congress. THE LAND STEALERS.
An Exposure Some of their
Enormities, and Consequent
Criticism of the Corrupt
Schenck and John Sherman
From the Cin. Commercial of Thursday.]
One of these land graut compan
ies, known as the Atlantic and Pa
cific, running (or rather to run)
from Springfield, Missouri, to the
"Union Pacific, actually sold out its
land franchise, granted by the Gov
ernment, for the sum of $300 000 to
a party of speculators. Tims we
t.ee CoDgress in the attitude of ma-lit.
king a gift enterprise of the nation
al domain, (which is as legitimate a
part or the .national treasury as
the money, in it), to enable one com
pany ot spectators to sell out to
another company of speculators,
that which belongs, not to Congress,
but to the whole people. If this
franchise was worth three hundred
thousand dollars to anybody (and
it was doubtless worth teu times
that), why was not the money put
into the Treasury of the Govern
roent which granted the lands that
cave it us vaiufl
Unt these things sink into com-j
come to the
giveu awav at the last seseiou of
Congress- to the Northern Pacific
railway. This corporation, which
undertakes to build a railway from
Lake Superior to the- Pacific ocean
at Puget's sourd, has .now secured
so less than "forty-seven million
arcE of the public domain, with
fall power to mortgage them to any
extent, and Without any limitation
whatever on the price at. which it
may eventually, sell them. Only
think of it! Porty-seven million
acres, equal to a kingdom ' in Eu
rope, larger than many of our Amer
ican Stales, given away to a single
private corporation, whose sole ob
ject (whatever may be pretended)
is to make money out of their rail
way enterprise. This dwarfs into
insignificance all former grants
of land,, for whatever purpose, in a
single body. I There have been
grauted for the noble object of edu
cation only 1,082,880 acres for uni
versities, ana 67,983,914 in all for
public 6cbool purposes. For agri
cultural colleges only 9,510,000 acres
have been distributed to the States,
or about one-fifth as much as have
gone to this railway company. In
three-quarters of a century we have
only devoted the above moderate
amounts to educational purposes.
It is true that, in twenty years
past, Congress has voted .185.820,-
974 acres to corporations, chiefly to
aia in tne construction of railroads.
But the first grant made, in 1850,
was to a State, and the three mil
lion acres thus granted to Illinois,
and by her turned over to the Il
linois Central Railway Company,
have become, to a preponderant ex
tent, together with the railway- it
self, the property of foreign specu
lators. This is a bad beginning, but
wcreo, it is to be feared, remains
It in peculiarly scandalous, in
this Northern Pacific land grant
business, that the honse of ilepre
sentatives passed a bill giving up
this unheard of qnacily of public
lands to private speculation, after
having at the very same session
pledged itself by a formal vote to
the following resolution:
"Resolved, That in the judgment
pf this House the policy of granting
subsidies in public lands to railroad
and other corporations'ought to be
discontinued; and that every con
6ideration of public policy and equal
justice to the vrhlo people requires
that the public lnnds of the United
States should be held for the exclu
sive purpose of securing homesteads
to actual settlers under the homo
stead and pre-emption laws, 6ub
ject to reasonable appropriations of
such lands for the purpose of edu
cation," The above passed the House on
the 21st of March, 1870. It was
offered by Mr. Holmau, of Indiana,
(a Democrat,) who has never failed
to oppose vigorously ever one or
ot these measures of public plunder.
And yet the same House, three
months later, passed this prodigouB
Northern Pacific land grab by a
majority of some twenty votes!
Truly, consistency is a jewel, too
rare to be sought in the records of
politicians. It is true some Dem
ocratic members voted with the Re
publicans (only four or five)
for this grab, but the over
whelming majority of the latter in
both House and Senate p'accs the
responsibility for the measure une
quivocally with the Republicans.
[New York Sun's Correspondent.]
Nepotism at Washington.
educated at tho expense of the na
parative wejtion. During the course the boy
Nepotism is one of the greatest
offenses against official propriety.
One reason of President Grant's
unpopularity, and the severe strict
ures upon his ad mi lustration, even
by; those most prominent in the
party which placed him in power,
is the favoritism shown in the dis
tribotion of patronage.
Let us look for a. moment at the
favoritism in the Navy Department
and we shall ba better able to judge
how far the Grant system has ob
tained foothold m every branch of
Vice -Admiral Porter is blessed
with a family of four Bons all
grown or nearly so. While we
have no disposition to pry into that
officer's domestic affairs, circum
stances require, that the public
should know how nicely and com-j
fortably the interesting group have ,
Wjeen provided for, and the rather
questionable means enpiuyed by
the gallant Admiral to secure pla
ces for. them at the public crib.
Briefly, the following-are the facts:
The eldest son, David Essex, hav:ng
drawn from his earliest . boyhood
the salary attached to a clerkship;
on board his father s vessel, was
appointed by President Lincoln a
Second Lieutenant in th First Ar
tillery in 1862. This commission
the young man held for two years,
when, . for some misdemeanor, a
court-martial put an end to his
military career forever. Not so
bis naval career, however, forEosex
now holds a handsome position on
the staff of the Vice Adniira!, the
nominal duties of which are to per
form certain clerical duties, the ac
tual ones, orratber those which the
young man takes mo6t interest in,
are to play billiards at Willard's,
or indulge in champagne suppers at
The second son, Carl islo, was ap
pointed a cadet in the Naval Acad
emy as soon as he arrived at the
proper age. After remaining there
a certain time his career was cut
short by the ill-advised action of
several professors, who, at the an
nual examination insisted' upon ask
ing the young in a a difficult ques
tions. Asa naval officer would put
Porter pere, who
was in command ot the Academy
at the time, took revenge, however,
upon the professors by having them
all detached, and young and inex
perienced naval officers ordered
there in their stead. Having end
ed his career in the navy, young
Porter sought refuge in that natur
l asylum for "bilged" midshipmen,
tb.3 Marine Corps, and secured a
commission therein, where he is do
ing his beloved country the honor
of serving her.
The third ton, Theodoric, was al
so sent to the JNaval b;hool to be
proved so deficient in his studies
f . i i i i 1 1
inai oy oracr oi nis
lather he was
excused from several branches. 60
that he might devote more time to
those considered absolutely essen
tial. Notwithstanding he was so
favored, his standing was so low at
the final examination in June last
tLut it was found impossible to
graduate him without manifest in
justice to other members of the class.
Admiral Porter resolved that his
son khonld receive a diploma at any
rate, and he therefore directed that
no member of the class should be
"bilged;"-and by this means several
midshipmen, considered wboly un
fit for the service, were awarded
idiplomas and commissions, so that
young Porter might be graduated.
After a course ot such distinction at
the Academy, Midshipman Porter
has been ordered to a fancy cruise
in the Mediterranean, and enjoys
the same privilege accorded the
Duke of Edinburgh in bis steerage
days, that of selecting bis own
messmates. The next we shall hear
of him will be that he has been pro
moted to tbe crade of Lieutenant
Commander, and ordered on the
staff of Vice-Admiral.
Too - fourth son. whose name we
are finable to learn, has been ap
pointed a Cadet Midshipman in the
Naval Academy within the past
few weeks, and will begin hit stud
ies in September. It would seen
from the facts thus presented that
the country must provide comfort
ably for all the Porters, present and
prospective, and in view of this, is
it not a question for the serious con
sideration of Congress whether it
would not be better to at once ap
propriate a sum of money sufficient
for the maintenance of the Porter
family, rather than to placo its male
members in positions where, thro'
their ignorance and incompetence,
the interest of the Government cun
not but suffer?
News of August 30th.
The Cincinnati Gazette, of Au
gust 30th, says : The whole tenor
of our dispatches this morning
shows that a battle has probably
boenn on which depends the fate
of France. McMauon with the bulk
of the French army, moxed rapidly
o the north, and yesterday morn
ing occupied a line from Rethel to
Montmedy-, ith Belgium in her
rear. The position is in a valley
five miles wide. The Prince Royal
of Prussia has stopped his march to
Paris and turned north to confront
him. Steinmetz. leaving sufficier.t
force to keep Bazaine closely
imprisoned, has also moved off to
the northwest and thas the two
great armios stand face to face. Mc
Mahon has taken up a position from
which he does not inteud to retreat.
He is evidently staking all on the
chances of a single battle. If ho
wins a decisive victory the advance
of the Germans on Paris is stopped.
The Crown Prince mu6t fall back to
succor his colleagues and to protect
his own communication. - McMahon
winning the coutcst, becomes even;
losing, his cause is lost. The entire
German army moves to Puns, and
we do not believe the Cnpital will
stand a siege.
A dispaicb from Irion, -Luxemburg,
dated last evening, says a bat
tle ruged all day at the village of
Dun, which is some twelve miles
6outh of Stenay. Another dispatch,
dated Paris, midnight, says it is
believed there that a tremendous
battle wat- being fought yesterday.
Nothing is eaid of the results,
though at Arlon there was a report
that McMaiion had been defeated.
Tho march of the Crown Prince
on Paris is advancing more slowly.
He is probably watching the con
flict to the northward, and . to a
certain extent awaiting its result,
ready, if necessary , to aid the main
army. If McMaiion fails to gain
tho battle, then he is ready and
near at hand with his 220,000 men
to march on Paris, which he can
roach In about three days.
New York, August 30.
The city to-nieht is full of reports
oi heavy fighting yesterday and to
day. Private dispatches to French
merchants 6ay that McMahon at
tacked the army of Prince Freder
ick Charles when the Crown Prince
was thirty miles away, and it was
believed that the Prussians had
been defeated, and were retreating
in great disorder across the Moselle.
McMahon is reported ready to meet
the Crown Prince, and is confident
of defeating him. There is some
uneasiness among the Germans, to
night, over the fear that these
French reports may have sotno
foundation, but there is no despond
ency. Ihe following news from the
Frem-h war office has just been re
ceived: ".Nearly 900,000 men are now in
the triangle formed by lines run
ning from Rheims to Rethel and
Vouziers., Bazaine is not shut up
He has 120 000 men. and McMahon
is l80,000 strong. They are sterl
ing two marches on the j'rince Roy
al, who is two days ahead of Princo
Frederick Cjjarles, and it is hoped
that the latter can. notccmeup in
''Fifty thousand men left Pans on
Monday for the vicinity of Rethel.
It' is said the Prussian forces there
are 500,000 strong."
A dispatch dated Brussels, to-day,
says McMahon is about to make a
desperate effort to force his way
from Sedan along tho line of the
Montmedy & Thionville Railway,
with the object of a'ttarkmg from
the north whatever Prussian forcts
may be gathered in the triangle
formed by the fortresses of Metz.
Verdun and .Toul, regardless of
their numbers. McMahon hopes to
have co operation at all those pla
ces. The attempt is a bold and
desperate one, as there is uo escape
from destruction in case of defeat.
It is believed that the Emperor and
his son will await the result of this
muvemant at Sfdan and be ready
to cross at Bouillon, in Belgium, in
the event of a defeat.
London, August 30. A dispatch
from Copenhagen t-wiay says the
French ironclads Armide and Roch
ambeau anchored this morning off
Frederick's Haven, Jutland. An
attack on the Baltic fortresses is ex
A. dispatch from Brosels. dated
8 o'clock evening, says railway
connections between that cty and
Paris are suspended. Fighting has
taken place between (he adranccd
forces of two armies on the line of
railroad from Montmody to Sedan.
An official dispatch from Mundel
sheim to-day, via Berlin, says tho
combined infantry and artillery
brigades opened parallels yesterday
within 6ix or eight hundred paces
of the fortress of Strasburg, without
loss or opposition. Forty-two new
guns were placed in position.
Brussels, August 30. Belgian,
troops are hastening to the frontier
from all quarters. A battle be
tween the French and Prussians is
apparently imminent, and the ser
vices of Belgian troops will uo
doubt be necessary to protect the
country from invasion,. -.
Officers and others from the front
insist that a great battle wan fought
Sunday, the 27th inet.; that Bazaine
and McMahon had gained immense
advantages.- They say the latter
expected to meet by this time the
army ot the Crown Prince, to which
re-enforcments were constantly ar
riving. There is no doubt a great
and most important battle will take
place at once. The condition of the
French (roops is excellent. McMa
hon has received large re-enforce'
ments. An entire corps, the 13tb,
numbering 50,000 men, has been
Bazaine has been abundantly 6up.
plied with provisions and munitions.
News of September 1st.
"We are informed over Cromwell's
line, by a dispatch of this morning, that
a great batt'e was fought between Jic
M&hon's and Prince Frederick Charles'
forces, on Tuesday last, which resulted
in McMahon being defeated and driven
back on the Belgium frontier. Great
numbers of prisoners and cannon were
The importation of coolies by
Radical capitalists to New England
and California has opened a new
trade m slaves between the United
Stales and China. Under the old
regime the serfs who suffered the
horrors of the middle passage had
black skins; they were landed in
Cuba or in the Southern Slates, and
they did not disturb any of tho
great labor interests in tho sections
in which they toiled. Massachusetts
only abolished slavery when she
found their labor unprofitable.
Now tho Radicals of that State and
tho other commonwealths of New
Eugland have reversed the old tmde.
in - men in another form. Thoy
dare not send to the coast of Africa
for victims, so they commission
their agents to proceed to Asia and
mortgage the wretched hordes of
China with a view of bringing them
to this country to take tho places of
our white laborers and mechanics,
and to work for wges upon which
no Amorican citizen, native or
adopted, can possibly live. They
have thus attempted to strike a
fatal blow at the very heart of free
labor, for the purpose of degrading
the citizen, and reducing him to
the humiliating condition of his
nncivvJized rival. In doing this,
they aim not only to reap immense
fortunes at the expense ot tho
laboring classes, but to advance the
interest of the Radical parly, by
enabling the pig-tailed rat-eaters to
swamp the votes of our whit" toil
ers as effectually as they would he
swamped in Hong Kong or Canton.
The most - noticeable leaturo of
Grant's public character is utter
heartlcssncss and scandalous disre
gard of those public observances
which a decent regard for propriety
and public opinion would impose
upon one in his high position. It
is rccordod that when one of his
staff, not long ago, fell from a train
opposite West Point, and was killed.
Grant did not stop over even one
train, but jumped aboard and went
to New Yom, leaving the mangled
remains of his old friend and com
panion to be cared fur by others.
And a few days ago, when the re
mains of the most illustrious sailor
of the Rpublic the peer in all
heroic qualities of any man who
ever woro a sword in the Old World
or the New wero borne to the
grave by thousands of his sorrow
ing countrymen, the chief of the
State would not spare even a few
houM from his chosen recreation of
bumming around the watering
places, to pay the last tribute of re
spect to the departed. It is almost
impossible to conceive a human
mind ho desperately mean so ut
terly incnpablo ot lilting itself
above petty spite and misserable
malice, an Grant's hat proved itself
in this latter case. Cin. Eng., 2dth
Why Jewesses Are Beautiful.
Chateaubriand gives a fanciful
but an agreeable reason tor tho fact
that Jewish women are so much
handsomer than the men of their
nation. He snys Jewesses have es
caped the curse which alighted
upon their fathers, huubanda and
6ons. Not a Jewess was to be seen
among tho crowd ot priests and
rabble who insulted the Son of God,
scourged llim. crowned Him with
thoyis, and subjected Him to infamy
and the agony of the cross. The
women of Judea believed in the
Savior, and ass:sted and soothed
Him under affliction. A woman of
Bethany poured on his hoad pre
cious ointment, whjch she kept in a
vase of alabaster. The sister an
noinieJ his feet with perfumed oil
and wiped them with her hair.
Christ on his part extended mercy
to the Jewesses. He raised from
the dead the son of the widow of
Nam. and Martha's brother Ltizar
us. Ho cured Simon's mother-in-law,
and the woman who .touched
the hem of his garment. To the
Samaritan women he was a spring
of living water, and a coinpasfcioii
aie Judge to tho woman in adultery.
The daughters of Jciusnlem wept
over bim; tho holy woman accom
panied Him to Calvary, brought
Hitr balm and spices; and weeping
sought him in the sepulcher. "Wo
man, why weepest tliou?" llisfiriit
appearance afier the resurrection
was to Mary Magdalene. He said
to her, "Mary." At the sound of
his voice. Mary Magdalene's eyes
were opened, and 6ho answered,
"Master." The reflection of some
beautiful ray mnht havo rested on
the brow of the Jewess.
SST" The California papers stated
tnat on August 17th, a train of cars
laden with wheal and flour started
from Sacramento for New York.
This is the first shipment of the kind
by rail, and the freight charge was
$18 a ton, or less than a cent a
pound. Sailing vessels at the pres
ent time charge $15 a ton and over
to transport wheat from San Fran
cisco to New York, but require over
five months to make the trip. The
gram is carried in sacks, but if it
were transported in bulk the saving
would amount to one dollar a ton.
This method, it is stated, cannot bo
adopted unless a large trade in gram
would justify the construction of
For some years past, this
country has eclipsed Russia in the
wheat market of England. The
United States now famishes to the
United Kingdom more than a third
of its whole supply. In five years
the increase amounted to 123 per
cent ; the largest increase in pro
portion to the quantities sent hav
ing been in the imports from the
southern ports on the Atlantic,
NEW YORK, 30.
Gold closed at 1161/4.
Baltimore Live Stock Market.
BALTIMORE, August 25, 1870.
RECEIPTS FOR THE WEEK.
Sheep and Lambs, 5960
PRICES OF BEEF CATTLE AT THE MARKET
Very best on sale to-day, 7Ja8
cents. That generally rated first
quality, 6Ja7J cents. Medium or
good lair quality, 5aG cents. Or
dinary thin steers, oxen and cows,
4ja5J cents. Inferior and lowest
grade of cattle, 4a4 cents. Gene
ral average of the market to-day,
cents. Extreme rango of prices,
4u8 cents. Most of tho sales are
from 5a7J cents.
WHERE THE CATTLE ARE FROM.
West Virginia- 727
THE ROUTES BY WHICH THEY CAME.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, 1,534
Orange and Alexandria R. R., 218
REMARKS ON BEEF CATTLE.
The ariivals of Cattle during the
week amount to 2,120 head, against
2,193 last week, and 2.U31 the cor
responding week of last year, and
the pales during tho week amount
to 2,193 head.' againsr 1,993 last
week, and 1,889 tho corresponding
week of last year, and were as fol
To Baltimore & Co. butchers, 995
To Philadelphia speculators, 950
To Pennsylvania dealers, 175
Total sales, 2,120
The supply of Veals is fully equal
to the demand. We quote at 7$a8
cents for neat veals.
THE SWINE MARKET.
Receipts this week 3.126
Receipts last week . 3.390
Receipts sne year ago 3,552
The supply of Hogs, though light
er this week than last, is iully equal
to the demand. The mrket oarly
in the week showed some weakness,
but towards the latter part of the
week the arrival of Hogs becoming
lighter, prices recovered, and at the
close to day they were firm at last
week's figures. 13al3 cents. Doubt
less with a full supply, prices would
recede in proportion.
THE SHEEP MARKET.
Receipts this week 5,960
Receipts last week 8,527
Receipts one year ago 4,086
The supply of sheep this week,
though lighter than last week, is
fully equal to the demand, and at
the close to-day prices have a down
ward tendency. The market this
week is fnhy supplied with fair to
good Shoep.-which havo for severat
weeks past been rather scarce -tVe
quote lair to good Sheep at 4u5 cts.,
good to extra 55i cents; Lambs
$150a$3.50; and sto"ck Sheep 81.50
to 63 per head.
New York Market.
New York, August 29.
Cotton The market opeued quiet and
steady; ealei were uiadeo: 437 bales at IS Jc.
for middling uplands. Flour Receipts, 13,
637 barrels; the market opened heavy, and
5nl0c. lower; sales were made of 7,900 bar
rels at $5 25mo 50 for superfine Western and
state, $5 654 SO for common to food do.,
$6 15u6 65 for common to choice white wheal
Westf ra txtra, $5 70a7 30 for common to
good extra rouud-hoop Ohio, and $8 OOaS 75
lor common to choice extra St Louis, the
market closing heavy. Rve Flour The
market is easier; solos were made of 350 brls.
at4 50aS20. Corn Meal The market is
quiet. Whisky The market is unsettled;
sales were made of 200 barrels at 3a94c.
closing with buyers at 94c. WheatRe
ceipts, 32,280 bush.; the market is quiet and
hey; tales were made of M.000 bushels at
$1 20l 23 for No. 2 spring, $1 S8al 45 fr
winter red and amber Wentern, $1 42 for
winter red Canaaa, in bond, $1 43a 45 for
ember Tennessee, $i 60 for white Southern,
and $1 66 for white Western. Rye The
market is dull.: sales were made of 500 bush.,
els at 90c, for new Western. Walt The
market is more active, with aales of 6,800
bushels at $1 25 for State. Corn Receipts,
17,800 bush.; the market is dall and neavy;
sales were made of 51,000 bush. t &5a8634c.
fornew mixed Western, 95u96c- for yellow,
and $1 03a 1 05 for white Western. Oats
Receipts, 30,700 bush.; the market is a
Bhade firmer; sales were made of 48,000
bush, at 50oS2c. for Western, and 51a57c.
for Ohio and State. Hay The market is
firm; sales were made at 85m 90c. for ship
ping, and $1 00sl 25 for retail lots. IIopo
The market is quiet and unchanged. Cof
feeThe market is firm and qait-U Sngsr
The market is steady, with sales of 694
hhde. at fJJnlOc. for Cuba. Molasses The
market is dull and unsettled. Rice The
market is firm, and small sales were msde
at 8Jh9'e. Turpentine The market is
strong; sales were made at 39e40c. Pe
troleum The market is quiet, with sales
of crude at 13al3.:., and refined at 2?J-i
total stock of grain in warehouse Aug. 29.
Wheat, 1,429,114 bush.; rye, 64,220 bush ;
corn, 684,367 bush.; bnrley, 107,974 bash.;
oats, 881,102 bash.; rosJt, 141,081 bush,
peas, 24,231 bush. Fork The market open
ed heary; sales were msde of 654 barrels at
$28 00 for tnehS, 24 Ma 26 M for prime, $9
00a32 000 for prime roes. Beef The mar
ket ia qniet; sales were made of 170 brls. at
$12 00a 16 00 for plain mess, and$1800al900
for extra mess. Beef Hams The market
is dull; sales were made at $37 50 for new.
Tierce Beef The market ia quiet; sales were
made at $27 OOa.29 Oo for prime mess, and
$30 00a31 00 for India moss. Cut Meats
The market is dull, With sales of 35 pkgs.
at 19a21c. for pickle hams. Middles The
markst is quiet and stead v; sales wera
made of 55 boxes at 16c or long clear.
Lard The market opened quiet, with islet
of 309 tea. atl6'al65i for steam, and 17J
al7J4cfor kettle rendered; also, 500 tierces,
August, at 16c. Butter rhe market is
steady, with sales at 20a?0c. for Western,
and 24o38. for State. Cheese The mar
ket is dull, with sales at 4al4c. Freights
to Liverpool are firmer; shipments were
made of wheat per steamer at 6)$d.
Latkst. The following is the report of
the markets at i o'clock P. v.: Flour The
marke: closed heavy and declining. Wheat
The market closed dull and heavy; sales
were made at $1 18al 23 for No. 2 spring,
and $1 40al 42 for winter red and amber
Western. Rye The market is quiet and
heavy; sales were made at 90c. for Western.
Oats The market closed steady, with sales
at 52a56c. for new Ohio. Cora The mar
ket closed heavy with sala at 64a86c. for
new mixed Western. Pork The market
closed quiet, with sales of 250 brls. at $28 00
for mess. Beef The market elosed steady.
Cut Meats The market closed dull and an
ch an ged Bacon Th e m srket is qa iet and
steady. Lard The market is quiet, and
sales were made at 1816Jc. for good to
prima steam. Eggs The market U dall
McCONNELSVILLE, Sept. 2, 1870.
FLOUR Best family 650;
CORN MEAL 0,80 perbmnel.
CORN 70 per bushel, wholesale.
BARLEY. Spring, $0.90. Fall. 91.05.
OATS 35 tenta per' bcubel, wholesale.
HAY $10 00 per ton.
TIMOTHY SEED $3,50 wholesale.
FLAX SEKD--S1 75 to 2 00.
BEAN3-$1 50 per bashel.
DRIED APPLES 5ct. per ponnd.
DRIED PEACHES $2 50 per bnsh.
POTATOES $0 80 per ouah., at
BUTTER-- 25 cU. per ponnd,
EGGS 12 tts. per doz,
FEATHERS- 75 eta. per lb.
SUUAR-12 to 15 ctf. per lb.
WHITE SUGAR 14 to 17cU..lb.
COFFEE 20 to 25 cU. per lb.
TEA- $100tol 60 per lb.
MOLASSES Sorghum 50 cents
SFRUP $1 00 por gallon.
LARD 15 to 18cts per pound, whole
CANDLES 20cts per lb.
SOAP bySar 6 'o8c.
-SALT $2 00 per bbl.
WOOL 40 to 42cls oer lb.
SIDES Picfceltd, 15 cts per lb.
CARBON OIL 35cts. per gallon.
LINSEED OIL 1,35 per gallon.
LARD OIL. 2.00 per gallon.
CODFISH lOota per lb.
JThe Hartford Courant urges
"tnat a burglar, upon his first con
viction, ongbt to be pot at hard la
bor for life ;" adding that it is more
confirmed in its opinion every day,
and affirming that "not one burglar
in a thousand reforms. When we
let one of them loose, after a term
in prison, we always put a man in
our streets who lies in wait to enter
our houses and murder us if neces-Bar7-
1ST An Arkansas paper says: "In
the Indian country the crops are fine,
stock generally is in excellent con
dition, schools are progressing, and
it is our pleasure to record a good
degree of prosperity across the border.
SherlfTs Sale on 9Iortgrae;e.
Administrator of Arthur Taggart vs.
James Carter et al.
By virtue of an order tosell, and to
me directed from the Court of Common
Pleas of Morgan County Ohio, in the
above entitled action, I will offer for
sale, at public auction, at the door of
the Court House in HcConnelsville,
in said County,
Monday, (be 12th daj of
September, A. D.,1S70,
at one o'clock P. M., of said day. the
following described real estate situate
in Windsor Township in the county
of Morgan and ttate of Ohio to-Viu
1. One Hundred and Seventy acre
Lot number 1109 in section number
Thirty (30; in Township Eight (8,) of
Kange eleven (11) excepting Twenty
acres conveyed to Alexander Wallace,
by James Carter and d scribed aa fol
lows to wit. Begining at the North
west corner of said lot, thence East to
the second tally stake on the Windsor
road, thence running South to the
south line, of said lot. thence running
to the South Ve6t Corner of said lot.
thence running North to the North
West corner of said lot to the placo of
oi oginning. ppra sea at
2. Also Lot No. 95 in mile Lot
No. 24, in Township Eight IS,) of Range
Eleven -(111 containing 100 acres.
LAppraised at $2,930,00.
o. Also l and forty-five hundredths
acres, being a part of Lot No. 1110
Township Eight 8, and Range Eleven
!1I,J. Appraised at $600,00.
4. Also 75 acres more or losa in
Lot No. 96 in Town Eight 8, and
Range Eleven 11, all of which land
is in the Ohio Company' purchase.
Appraised at $1995,00.
Sheriff M. C , O.
J. E. II anna. Attorney.
August 12, 170 5v.
David "W. Power vs. Martha A. Power.
The said Martha A. Power, of the coanty
of Washington, and State of Ohio, is hereby
notified that the said David W. Power filed
his petition in the Court of Common PIm.
of Morgan county, Ohio, on the 15th day of
July, a.jj.. ism, against the said Martha
A. Power, charging ber with willful ab
sence from him lor the period ot three
years last past, withoat any jnst caase or
provocation on his part, and asking that
he be divorced from hr, the said Martha A.
Power. Said etition will be for hearing at
the next term of said court.
DAVID W. POWER,
By B. F. Powis, his Attorney.
August 5, 1870 Cw.
mm CAJE.1CT BUI IT !
For Sight is Priceless.
THE DIAMOND CLASSES ! !
J. E. SPENCER &CO.
O! N. Y.r which are now offered to the
public, are pronounced by all tbe celebra
ted Opticians of tbe World to be tbe
Natural, Artificial help to the human ej
ever known. 1 bey are ground under tbeir
own supervision, from minute Crystal
Pebbles, melted together, and derive their
name, '-Diamond," on account ol their
kardncsa and brilliancy.
The Scientific Principle
On wbirh they are constructed brings the
core or center of tbe lens directly in front
of the eye, prodnciog a clear and distinct
vision, as in the natural, healthy sight, and
preventing all an pleasant sensations, such
S glimmering and wavering of sight, diz
ziness, &c, pecnliar to all others in use.
Tbey are mono ted in tbe Finest Man
ner, In frames oi the best quality of all ma
terials used for that purpose. Tbeir finish
an1 durability cannot be surpassed.
C All TION. None geouine unless
bearing their trade nark stamped on every
II. B. YIXCEST A. DRO,
Jewelers and Opticians, are sole agents
for McConnelsville, Ohio, from whom they
can only be obtained. These goods art
not supplied to Ped'en at any prici.
D. H. MOilTLEY & CO.,
Wholesale and Retail
is one of the
EYERY THINS SELLING LOW!!
FAYKG TBE HIGHEST FIICE FOR
ia.'GIVE U8 A CALL! -a
July 29, 1870 tf.
AN IMMENSE STOCK ! I
SrEEXDID VARIETY OF PAT
TERNS. GOOD GOODS AND LOW PRICES!!
- We have now in stock the 1 arrest and
most excellent assortment of Wall Paper
and Window Shades ever brought to Mc
Connelsville, and are determined to sell tha
samestinch low figures as that it will bean
inducement for everybody to purchase tneir
supplies from ns. Our stock is especially
attractive this season, comprising ail kinds
of Paper for Dwellings, Public Halls, Chur
ches, Offices, 8tores, Shops, &e., in the very
greatest variety of patterns, and of such de
sirable styles, that all cannot fail to be suU
ted. W (i nava
TTISDOTT SHADES .
In greater variety and larger stock than
heretofore elegant patterns, choice Goods,
and fair prices. Our Cloth Sbibks are very
handsome, in Green, Buff, Pearl, Brown and
other desirable colors, and elegantly figur
ed. We have s splendid article of Oil
cloth. Green mnd Buff American and Eng -
itsn jiaiianti, and larger stock of nxndov
Paper, plain and figured, than ever before.
Also, irnDoir fixtures.
Of the most improved kind, and so simple in
construction and working, that everybody
that have used theia will havo no ether.
Our Stock of
Transom Paper, to.,
ia complete, and we invite every boar want
ing Goods in our line to give us a call, as we
are confident of pleasing them in Goods and
pricea. ADAIR BROS.
Boots and Sioei.
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SOUTH TTEST SIDE OF TIIE
- Dealers in
FARMING IMPLEMENTS, &C.&C
Giren U th
ia this locality far tbe sale of tha
O H -A. M P I O ST
Mowers & Reapers,
W- O RL D
Mower & Reaper,
Mower & Reaper,
Cook & Heating Stoves,
and odd pieces of all the varieties ef Cook
Stoves in the country j 11 kinds of Thresh
ing Machine Castings ; also Salt Kettles,
and Salt Flanges, Sugar Kettles, Pots, Grid
dles, Skillets, about twenty different pat
ems of Plow Points, Machine Castings for
Steamboats, Saw Mills, Salt Works, Mow
ers and Reapers ; also Cist Iron i himney
Tops, Window Caps. Cellar Window Grat
ings, and also Cast Iron Legs for Scboot
housa Desks and Seats.
Have constantly oa fcsnd, manufactured
their order, all manner ef Tin-ware, Stova,
Trimmings, 4c. ,
Manufacturers of Water Tweers, Mandrill
8wdges, tc, for Blacksmiths. -
. Remember th Placa :
Soth-west Side of th Public Squar
Btr.lMSTO-ly. - ;