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FRIDAY, : Feb. 3, ISTl.
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Twe .Dollar year.
Colokel O. 1. Yca. member of
the Ohio Leeislatur from Columbian
county, died in Columbus on Friday of
last week. r':mLmmmmam-Lmm:
Tbikk hai been another leamoat fi-
plosiou on the mifijippit ear aleophi.
The W. T. Arthur haricr blowo op, cant.
ag a lu iS 87 live. -' : .
Thcbi it talk ta Oongrs of creating an
additional Attorney General ol the Uoittti
ctlaie. Jd? Lawrence, of Oak), whose
term aa member ot the lions, expires io
March, It ulked of w the probable iucmn
beol, ' -.: -
ALtXiSDE-.4'.DTiLL, of ' Lewven
worth, Kansas, chsen United) States
Senator, w; elected as a free trader,
and in opposition to the protectionists
in the - Legislature. The citixens of
Leavenworth, celebrated the event
with music, bo nC res, . ringing of bells
and filing of eannon.
Tni Dayton Journal announces that
it ha been decided b certain Kadic
ala of the Third district, after conferr
ing together, to discontinue proceed
ings iu the contest for Col. Campbell's
boat. That paper also say that "H
feels at liberty to publish that General
buuenck declared that if CoL Camp
bell should be ousted by a Tote of the
Louse, and the seat was swarded to
him, be 'would promptly reeignit"
This may be regarded as about the very
cheapest display of political virtu ex
tant, and Scheuok ought to get credit
for it. . "
The Supreme Court of the United
Hates dxeidad one or two points in the
f vinous Texes Indemnity Bond case
on Tuesday of last w eek. The decision
that seemed to hare been most satis
factory to the distinguished members
vf ihe bar preseut, was to the effect
that a lawyer has the right to keep his
fees out of any amount of money he
may recover in suit , and if hit client is
not satisfied with the amount he thus
keeps, he can bring suit to recover it.
This is like throwing good money af
ter bad, or going into the river to get
cut of tue rain.
Th statement of Senator Morton, in
his speech on the San I'omingo ques
tion, to the effect that North Germany
was endeavoring to obtain a foothold,
on the Western Continent, and would
probably "grab"' Ban Domingo in case
the United States refrained from d
iag ae, is emphatically denied by Bar
em Gerolt, the Prussian Minister, who
asserts that such action, on the part of
Prussia, would be cause for complaint
and remonstrance by the United States
Government, and the Baron says his
Government is most desirous to con
tinue the existing friendly relations
letiroa it and the United State. -
Tub position of the Pope as regards
the Italian Government is stated in a
dispatch from Rome. Anthemed in
quiries were made by the Austrian and
Prussian embassadors at Borne, what
guarantee the Pope would regard as
sufficient en the part of the Italian
Government to remove the distrust at
present existing between the civil and
religious authorities ? ' The reply, by
order of the Pope, intimated that the
Court of Rome wished no guarantees
other than pure and aimple restitution
of the territories of the Church, and
would accept no arrangement not based
on those conditions.
Thb Judiciary Committee of the!
House of Representatives is hatching a
supplement to the Congressional Elec
tion or Enforcement ' Act." Ids to be
hurried through this Congress if possi
ble, as the Radicals won't be able to
swing their two thirds majority in the
next IIoue. The proposed measure
is intended to pave the way for milita
ry intervention by United States troops
in every election precinct in the Unit
ed States. As the law now- stands, its
operations are confined to cities cf ov
er 2U,u09 population. The supervision
of the negro vote at the Souta.is the
great thing to be ' accomplished by the
amended law. This it is hoped will
continue the Gift Enterprise regime'.
Lakd-Obim amounting to eighteen
millions ef acres (there are not twenty
five millions of acres in the State of
Ohio) were introduced in the II oust of
Representatives on Monday of last
week. It was a good day for the grab
bers. The bills new pending in Con
gress give away something over a hun
dred millions, to promote every parp
en of internal improvement, from run
ning a railroad to running a saw mill.
This is no exaggeration ; foroucof the
bill, giving two hundred thousand a
cres, ia te aid a private corporation in
establishing a shipyard in Washington
Territory. In the meantime the Leg
islature of Ohio withheld its censure
from this wholesale robbary, thai a
poultice for Mr. Giant, who has appro
ved erery land grant presented to him,
mar be rftt4 on the resolutions of;
European War—Surrender of
Last Eatnrdaj an armibtice was
concluded between Prussia and
France, which is to last until the
19th instant, oc the condition as
Paris is virtually enrrendured to
the Prussians, the Prussians hold
ing the outer Forts, and the French
guns on the interior line of defease
are dismounted, and the National
Guards are disarmed, and detained
is tbo city as prisoners of war.
The Prussians are to feed the city
and no oue is allowed to enter or
depart from it without their con
sont. Outbidc of Paris, the armies
id the field retain their respect
positions, the ground between the
opposing lines being neutral. On
the 8th, an election of a National
Assembly of France it to be held,
which ia to convene nt Eordeaax
on the 15th. which will tako into
consideration Bismarck's tarms of
peace, conditioned that Alsace and
the German (peaking portion of
Loirtioe be ceded to Germany, that
an indenritnty of one thousand
million of francs be given.' iho stir
rer der of forty nhips of war, and
one of the French colcnios. -
. Should the National Assembly, to
be elected, not accept of these terms,
France will be able to continue the
war with O0.OOO men m the field.
PROHIBITION STATE CONVENTION.
At Delaware. on Wednesday,
February 22d, 1871.
To tkt Prehibiticn Votert of Okie ;
; A State Convention for the ptr
pose of nominating candidates for
thb offices of Governor, Lieutenant
Governor, Member of the Board .if
Public Work-, Judge of the Sepremo
Court, Treasurer of State, end And'
nor of State, to be supported at the
ensuing October election, and for
general consultation with reference
tt further advancement of the cause
in Ohio, will be held in the
City of Delaware, on Wednesday,
February 22d, 1871,
at one o'clock, P, M. Any citizen
of the State, believing in the princ
iples and objects 8ut forth io the
Platform ot lb National Prohibi
tion Parly, and who Las voted, or
desires to vote for the Prohibition
Party Ticket, ill be received as a
delegate, and entitled to act in the
Convention with the powcg of an
We earnestly entreat every earn
est Prohibitionist to be in attend
ance at this Convention. Let there
be ts grand rally of the friends of the
cause I The Dram -Shop To wr still
closes the mouth of those holding
offices, and (boso seeking offices.
It is stffl destroying thousands of
our citizens, desolating the horays
of innocent women and children,
carrying Borrow and misery every
where in its train. It cannot be
overthrown save by orjanteed effort
at the ballot box 1
. The people are responsible ! Lot
them but demand that this infernal
traffic shall be suppressed, and poli
ticians will obey 1 But wbiie uff
erieg political demagognery and
chicanery to deceive and thwart
their wishes, they cannot hope for
the redemption of the land from the
thraldom of this curse.
Give a day, then, to this eaese f
Hor-or the Birthday of the "Father
of his Country," by coming up to
Delaware, and there renewing your
determination to wage an unceas
ing warfare against the Drunkard
Maker's business, until the Flag of
Prohibition shall wave in triumph
over our Capitol.
la behalf of the Stale Central
G. T. STEWART, Chm'n.
Jat Ookll, Sec'y.
Jcoos Wijiass bill to sub-divide
Ohio into three United States Judicial
Districts, provides "that the "Middle
District" shall be composed of the fol
lowing counties :
Allen, Athens, Auglaixe, Belmont,
Champaign, Clarke, Coshocton, Darke,
Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Greene,
Guernsey, Hardin, Harrison, llocking,
Holmes, Knox. Licking, Logan. Madi
son, Marion, Mercer, Miami, Monroe,
Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Xoble,
Perry, Pickaway, Shelby, Tuscarawas,
Union, Van Wert, and Washington.
The prospects of the passage of this
bill are good. -
TnE reason why the officers of the ar
my and navy support Grant's Sail Do
mingo Job, is well told by a Washing
ton correspondent in the answer given
Porter to an inquiry as to the reason
he gave that measure his support. Said
Porter : . ' .
4 WelL now, I will tell you. Domin
ica is only one-half of Han t'omingo. 1
lbetirench lost 4U,U(H men in deaa
and diseased hen they tried to take
Uayti. If wa go into this job the reg
ular army of Ihe Vnited states will be
raised to" 150,000 men. Therefore, as
Congress is now about breaking up the
regular army, we are all in favor of
Kan Domingo, because it gives the
United States a chance to keep a per
GitKKJur. Shkrmak, in a recent social
tlat ir liia flow, rtn ih mrmm an1
armiei of the present day. He regard. !
the Remington American rifle the best
made, the chassepot as superior to the
needle gun, but explains that this dis
crepancy was overcome by the German
system of educating the young men lo
the uses of arms, which make it easy
to create an army of drilled soldiers in
a. short time ' by draft or the reserve
system, whereby old soldiers Wave the
pursuits of peace to enter aa army, to
find iheir eld comrades, and even to
reenter tbeir old regiments and com
panies. H believes Mr. Kruppbas
come nearer perfvsction in his 11 inch
steel gun than has been reached in the
manufacture of other heavy ordinance,
lie illustrated its success in various
tests that have been made. He spoke j
gainctit; while our ll-inch gun costs
about $6,000 the Krupp guns cost $30,
(MKech. Three hundred of th large
patt-rn are now bping used br the
Ocrmau in front ef Taris."
February 22d, 1871. Gerrit Smith on the Dram-
In the Nurthem Independent we
find a letter from Gerritt Smith,
which was read at the recent New
York Anti-DramShop Convention,
from which we make a few extraels
4'1 did not go into the recent elec
tion, expecting a large vote for our
new party. 1 remembered that our
similar party in 1853, got bui lilllo
more than five thousand votei. I
remembered that, for no small part,
I had gona, always in vain, from
one temperance convention to ano
ther, to persuade their members o
pledge themselves never more to
vote dram-shop tn-krls. 1 remem
bered that the great body of temp
erance men had always, at this vi
tal, testiug point, shown thomsulves
to be but sham temperance men
lling, ii,deed, to talk and write,
preach and pray to any extent a-
against the dram -shop, but not wil
ling to vote against it; not willing
to quit their pirlios to overthrow
it. Bo, too, was it with the srreat
body of the Abolitionists. They I
were willing to do anything, nuy
everything, against slavery, savo
that they would t.ot quit their par
ties. Rather than that, tbey suff
ered slavery to go out in blood and
break up the nation. Remember
ing all this infatuated attachment
to party, how could I expect a con
siderable, much less a lre vote a
gainst the dram-shop at the elec
tion. ' .
, ' '-I was amongst those wfio pre
dicted the breaking up of our na
tion by slavery. I did this m as
well as out of Congress My pre
diction was on the gionnd that
there was not sufficient virtue in
the nation to vote slavery to a
peaceful death, instead of Buffering
it to go on to a bloody death. 1
am also amongst those who predict
that this rapid multiplication of
dram-shop, if the teiirporaneo men
shall continue to Vote for it as thoy
now do, by voting with the great
political parties, will result in the
iuib of our country. Indeed, there
is but too much reason to feat that
it is already ruined- that it is past
recovery from its dram-shop cor
ruption and debasement.' Oar cit
ievhetlir from the multiplica
tion of railroads or from other cau
ses, are increasing iu ' population
far more rapidly than are the rural
districts. They give tone, both mo
ra' and political, to tho coontry ;
and ill's is a dram-shop tone, be
es use our cities are clusters of dram
shops. Our cities rule the country,
and the dram shops rule the cities.
Tho demagogues of both the great
partiee adipt tho type of their polls
tic and nominations to the choice
and manner of the great dram-shop
or bottom stratum of voters. The
dram-shop is our roaster : and the
groit body of the temperance men
persist io so Voting, as to perpetu
ate this mastery. Tne liquor lougne
is a chain which binds nsall. It can
b brokon only at the ballot box ;
and right there it is that the temp
oranco men so vote -aa . to mako it
stronger. We have taken away
from theso sham temperance men
all pretense that we are seeking the
enactment of a sumptuary law or
any other, illegitimate exercise of
the powers Of Government. We
simply insist that the Government,
being bcund to protect person nnd
property, is therefore emphatically
bound to relieve these of the peril
of the dram shop, that peril being
greater than the sum total of all
their other perils. We believe if
Government will put a stop to the
practice of dram selling, that this,
together with a faithful exorciso of
moral influonco, will suffice to brcafc
up our national intemperance ; at
the same time, wo do not uiscluim
the right to widd onr political pow
er against any of the allies ol tho
'Let us not despair that the neit
hour after tho present vety dark
one for temperance 6hail be irradi
ated with the flashes of God's Spir
it, and shall witness honest consist
ency on tho part of the now shame
less, inconsistent members of temp
erance societies, and what is more,
bhall witness the churches putting
away the;r (the far greatest) stum.
bling block out of the path of tern
pcranco. You remember that im-
mediately after tne eloqueut Fred
crick Douglass had prcseuted to hie
audience one of his gloomiest pic
tures of the 6tate and prospects of
the Anti-slavery cause, that wond
erful woman, Sojourner Truth, then
broke out upon him with the inqui
ry, "Frederick 1 is God dead ?"
No, friends of tomperance, God is
not dead ! Though temperance men
and churchos and Doctors of Div
inity are dead to tbo claims ot tem
perance; lie is not.
"And what if it is God's purpose
to leave our nuticn to perish and
and destroy itself, bccauio of its
failure to put down the dram-shop?
W e nevertheless can save oursol ves
Onr individual success consists not
in our being able to persuado the
majority to go with us, but in our
going right ourselves. To 0 right
in this case, it is to vote for anti-dram-shop
candidates. To expect
to find such candidates on the tick
ets ofthe great political parties, is
an absurdity, and generally but a
lying pretense. Jt ia only the An
lf dra,tl hl ParT wuLc.b ,,0,n.iu
atea such candidates. The ether
parties have their life m the dram
shop, and their candidate must re
present tho dram shop.
41I close, with saying that the
man who really ' believes that he
votes an 'anli-dram-selling ticket,
whon he votes the ticket ofthe lie
publican or Democratic party, i- to
be pitied for his folly ;. and that the
maa who votes it, not believing but
merely pretending to believe, that
it id an aoti dram ehop tictst, is to
be abhorred for his knavery."
B&. MiJS Belle Smith, of Indiana,
has just completed for the Washing
ton Common 'Council, a life size,
length portrait of Secretary
Stanton, that is pronounced by raa-
ny to be the best likeness of the '
great Ww Minister ever yet paict-
[PUBLISHED BY REQUEST.]
From Pitts. Christian Advocate, Jan. 24th.
BY REV. H. SINSABAUGH.
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"1 knew a man in Christ above
fourtoen years ago (whother In th
body, I cannot tell, or whether ou.
ofthe body. I cannot tell ; God
knowelh;) such an one taught up to
the third heaven."
I have been requested by many
persons to giro to the public an ac
count of a very singular circum
stance that has transpired recently
within the bounds of my district.
I shall give you names, dates, and
tacts, allowing your readers to
draw their own inferences ; and,
desiring that any' who may be in
credulous as lo tho facts may have
the privilege of ascertaining their
verity ; as there are, perhaps, more
than a hundred persons in that
neighborhood, who will readily
On the 7th of November, IJcv. J.
Pershing, of tho SalUburg cir
cuit, began a cries of moetings at
Kelly's station on the Wegt Peun.
JUilrond, where the llethodisUi
hare a small, unfinished church
and a very feeble aocieiy. The few
composing the church were dishear
tened and seeraod reluctant to co
operate willi the pastor at tho be.
gmnicg of the mioling. " However,
as the work began to lake on more
hopoful features, they entered upon
it with a degree of cordiality.
While these meetings were in pro-
press in tho church, a company of
L niversansts inetca.h evening in a
house near by, for the purpose of
discussing their doctrines ot bolief.
They indulgod freely in ridiculing
Molhodist docir'.ues and usages, as
also orthodoxy in general, nnd did
their utmost lo divert the minds of
the people from the subject of pers
onal solvation. Tho pnstor was or
dered by certain ot those to erase
from the church records the names
of some cf their young people who
had joined the church, at the same
time threatening their childicn
with punishment should they go to
the altar of prayer.
During tho leconJ Sabbath eve
ningof the meeting the opposition
becamo very violent, and the pros
pect was so discouraging thai tho
pastor had altont conch;dd to close
the meetings. A sermon was preach
ed, however, and pemtonts invited
forward, when a young lady, Miss
Emeline Taylor, a daushter of Sir.
John Taylor, of While's station, a
younr fady of quiet and amiable
disposition, caine forward for pruy
With tho exception of her mother
and hsrselt. all the members ofthe
family were cither members of the
Universalist Church or strongly in
sympathy with their doctrines. One
of the brothers took a very leading
part in their discussions. She re
mained at the altar for quite a
length of time, appearing to bo calm
in mind, and yet earnestly and de
voutly looking lor the mercy of
fod. About niue o'clock, her pray
er seemed to have been nr,
swered. Her face wore an expre.
sion of unusual brightness as k
looking upward repoated " several
limes with distinct emphases, ' O
that beautiful place oyer there."
She became entirely unconscious
and was carried to a house nenr by,
it being thought unadvisable to re
move her to her father's house,
which was about thrco miles dis
tant. In this condition she remain
ed for sc7en duys, in tho meantime
taking no nourishment whatever.
On Tuosdr.t sho began (o speak,
in a low tone of voice and for half
an hour told of !ho scene of anoth
er world, after which she remained
silent for several hours. .She spoke
of having boon conducted to the
place of lost souls, had heard their
waitings of despair, ard was then
conducted to the gates of heaven.
Iler description of what she saw
and heard, was so vivid and trans,
porting, that the larze company
present wept lrcoly. She spoke of
thoso whom she had known, who
had died, and who were recognised
in gl"ry, clad in shining raiment
with anUnown names ou their fore
heads. She called them over by
name, one after another, including
the names of all the children she
had known who had died, with all
those, tokens of surprise and delight
that attended an actual greeting of
long absent friends.
The first of whom she spoke wcro
two ministers, one was tho Hev. A
II. Thomas, of tho Pilttburgh Con
ference, tho o'her was the Kev. Mr.
White, cf the Presbyterian Church,
once the, pastor of the church at
SaJtsburg, but who some years be
loro had resignci his charge for
another in Ohio. He was not known
to any present as deceased, but up
on inquiry it was found that he had
died a few day before. Of this ov
eni, neither Miss Taylor, oorany
membr of ber father's family had
Fsrsons wcro recognised there
she did not expect to see.
i i . , r I i - l
n"u ou'e" ,or ? "ora 8QO '"4"'
she wa informed wero not among
that number. 2tfany other things
concerning another world, were
written dovrn and are lying before
me, expressed in languago moat
beautiful and appropriate, but
which if given would trespass upon
the columns of your paper.
ilany expedients were used to re
store her to consciousness, among
which were singing' and animated
religious services, but all without
tho desired effect. On Friday her
friends became very much alarmed,
owing to the opinions expressed by
the physicians that having beon so
long without food she would never
be restored. Tbo effort was mad
to give her some nourishment, but
ir vain. Sho was asked whether
she would over be able to rise ?
when she replied, '-My Savior has
not yet told me." At different
times she had spoken of hor Savior
as presont with her as her Guide
and Instructor. Shortly after this
she told them that her Savior had
just informed her that she might re
turn to earth on Sabbath eventug
at nine o'clock. This statement oc
casioned a joyful surpriso to her an-
xiom friends. J ho lather said that
,,oulJ it thus COine t pa!S ho wo-d
believe ai! she would say concerning
J.tLe future stato.
On Sabbath evening a large com
pany of neighbor bad gathered to
learn the sequel. There waa no
clock in her rfom, nor any way in
which sh could mark the flight of
the hours, for her eyes had remaiu
d closed from 'ihe first. At three
ninutes before nine she raised her
right band and waved it as if giv
ing farewell to persons vanishing
in ho distance and then raised her
left hand in like manner, and at
precisely nine o'clock she opened
her eyes, spoke a gteetihg to htr
irionus, negan praising the .Lord,
and called epon lloie around to join
her in praise for ll.s great mercy.
When asked if she was hungry, she
replied that sh was not eo iu the
least ; that he had been fed with
milk and honey, and indeed ber
strength was so wonderfully re
newed thai it seemed that she bad
been fed by an unseen hand.
The original paper, on which
these statement were written as
they fell from her lips, is ia the
hands of Mov. J. N. Persuing. It
ia a most romarkable narration of
events, and a description of scenes
that she still avers were as real to
her as any other in her whole life.
As to the effect of this event upon
the community, thero was no fur
ther opposition to the meeting.
One of the gentlemen, who had or
dered his son's nam stricken from
the Church list, came to the pastor
and desirod that it might remain
there. The meeting went forward
gloriously, with many conversions,
and the number ot member! dou
blod at that appointment.
CHINA : HER GREATNESS.
From the Princeton Review.
China is great in her antiquity.
Founded before .Nineveh or Egypt,
sho still exists. Before Romulus
built tbo walls of Homo, before Pair
uel anointed Saul to be king over
Israel, she was a vastly extended,
mighty ercpiro. Iler records reach
back four thouaand years. Before
Columbus was born, a canal twelvo
hundred miles long was finished.
Their great wall, covered with gra
nite, has been built twenty centur
ies. While we Americans were bar
barians before the days of Alfred
tho Great while our ancestors
wcro savages, the merest p'.cbians
of China were clothed in silk and
satins. Visited by Marco Polo in
1250 the first European traveler
who ever saw thorn, and who told
about their civilization, tbeir siiks,
their porcelains, and their wonder
ful citios he was pronounced in
sane and the greatest liar of his age.
It is only lately we have recogniz
ed him as a truthful traveler.
Then China is groat and almost un
rivailcd among nations in ber age
She is also great ia her discove
ries. The fruit of her genius, sci
ence, and ii.reHtigation. Secluded
from the world, she' studied tbem
out alone. Printing, gunpowder,
the manner's compass, porcolain,!
tho making ot paper, India ink to
starap it such dist.-ovuries would
make any nation proud, and immor
tality any people. . Printing on
wooiion blocks ibo icvenird in tho
year 177 of Vl.c Christian era ; we
invented printing in 1450. In tho
eighth toiilury the bad fifty-three
thousand ohl. and twenty-e'uht
thousand new work in her public
library. The innriner's compass,
without which America could not
have been discovered, or our na
tion have any existence, we owe to
China. A pnople making such great
and useful discovrriea m early must
ho a great and interesting peo
ple. She is also great in her manufac
tories. Her silk fabrics dhe inven
ted as original, and in beauty, dur
ability, and excellence they cannot
be equalled or surpassed. Hund
reds of years later they were made
in France and Italy, but these call
not comparo with those of China.
The Queen's diamond must be cot
in Holland, and yet the art was
well knuwc in China for centuries.
Their tissue paper, out of rice, can
not bo made by us, and no substi
tute for india ink has been discov
ered. Untaught and alone they
studied those out Except the steam
engine and electric telegraph, there
is no great invention they did not
originate. Then they can compare
favorably with the polished nations
of the whole world in all manufac
tures. China is likewise great in her
system of intcrcal improvements,
and in this (steam excepted) excels
most nations. They have easy and
free intercourse through all the em
pi ro, and have bad for hundreds of
years. Napoleon's road over the
Alps is the wonder of modern engi
neering, and yet they have roads
over the Iliinalay Mountains e
ualling the Simploc road over tbe
Alps. Th'ey hav two thossand ca
nals, the great highways of travel,
which serve also for irrigating and
draining. Their agriculture is tho
best in tbe world. For hundreds of
yearf they . bave been using the
same land, supporting an immense
population, and yet tho soil is far
richer than ever it was. We beast
much of our virgin soil, bat it can
not surpass theirs. Tbey bave a
bridge of granite atFouchow, eight
hundred years old. Here many of
our bridget break down. If such a
thing happens in China, they bast
inado the builder. All theso works
were built and in complete opera
tion while tbo dark ages lowered
over Europe, and tho civilized na
tions of Franco, Germany and Bog
land bowed down Ijr priest and
Pope, and monkish processions and
worshipping old bones and relics
wore the earnest occupation oirnul
titades in polished Christian Eu
rope. Certainly the contrast in ci
vilisation is in many points ia far
or ot China.
Great in her system of laws and
languages. Tbe great Roman em
pire in her palmiest days, number
ed 250.000.0UO ; China exceeds 400,
000,000. The PandecU of Justin
ian, the great law code cf the .Ro
mans, bo highly eulogized by Gib
bon, waa made late in the empire.
The laws of China wr codified 2,
000 years ago. These laws, exam
ined by the ablest British jurists,
and commented on by the Edin
burgh Keview. are pronounced the
wisest and best of Asia, and will
compare most favorably with tho
laws of the most civilizod nations.
Theee laws are revised every five
yours. This fact proves tho Chin
ese not to be the stereotyped nation
they are so often represented to b.
In China they all read the same
language. As the Roman empire
waa consolidated by tbe use of tbe
Latin tonguj and ours by the use of
tbe English tongue, so China has
preserved her empire and national
ity by similar means. In theso re
specU tho comparison is not unfav
orable for China.
Great, too, in her literary sys
tem ; and in this they excel other
natious. Popular education is more
general, and th social structure,
tested and tried through "ienturies,
is more firmly established than in
any other nation. All public offi
ces are opened to graduates alone,
without distinction to birth, nation
ality, or creed, and intelligence is
the only legalized passport to of
fice. The emperor is supreme, aud
yet the law binds him so that only
literary graduates can be appointed
to offico. Compare this with Eng
land, France, or favored democrat
ic America, and th palm must be
awarded to China.
Great ia she in her commercial
advantages an unrivalad system
of internal communication an im
roenso, ingenious, active and labor
ious people a healthy climate a
sea coast of several hundred miles
in extent a tongue equal to that of
England, France, or Amonca. Her
merchants shrewd business men
coniicg in contact with English,
French, and American, equal tbem.
The rich neo scattered up and
down through Asia are largely
Chinese. As diplomats, as merch
ants, the universal testimony is
they aro active, shrewd and saga
What is tho present state of Chi
na ? As we in Amonca, in our late
war, extinguished many abuse and
abohshou slavery, bo these Chinese,
by their last European war, have
done the sanin thins: freed them
selves in a measure from the exclu
sive domination of an idoUtrous re
ligion. Now, all roligions are free,
and Christianity is tolerated thro'
out th empire. The liadicals are
in power. Tbe uncle of th emper
or and - the leading viceroys side
with and favor the foreigners. Th
Cabinet of th emperor wiil eom
pare favorably ith tbe Cabinet of
Franca, England, or America.
They have established a national
college at Pekin ; a naval school
like onr Newport; and a Military
scboot like West Point. All these
institution are under the control of
foreigner, principally British and
Americans. -In China they have no
tolls upou their canals and bridges.
Let Americans thirk of this, over
ridden by so many and n:ighty mo
nopolies. They havo no banks, no
papor money. They have an in
come of three hundred and nineteen
millions ; in this being fourth oti
the globe. They bave do public
debt, though they hate had many
war's Mid internal commotions.
Would that our civilizod financiers
-ould discover the secret. Taxes
re very light. With our vast debt
and enormous taxe, let us ponder
this. There is a land with no debt
and light taxes, aad tbat land is
China. Here is a stud for financ
iers of England, France and Amen
SPEED YCUliE ! !
r ZSI K .A. T ! -
ST O HE !
E. 8. Woodward
W. A. MATHEWS"& CO,
Keep tho best of everything tho market
affords in tho Grocery and Provision Ijiao I
Th'ey know just what will tickle th palates
of th people.
And all kittr of meats sold so cheap that
it always give their customers good sppe
titoe to eat. It makes hacgry people hap.
py, healthy and robust ; drives sickness
from the hoasebeld ; spoils the trade of tbo
Doctors aad makes every cook prcud of her
table. Husbands, who have cross wives,
will always find a few eats of
for trouble. Its savory presence on the ta
ble always puu everybody in a good hum
or, and at tho Buckeye Block is the place
to get it 1 Ask anybody, in th expression
of whose countenance you sse J&- BEEF
BTEAK,a-' and they can tell you the
place. They also keep all kinds of th v
At tha lowest price 1 They buy, to i and,
what is more remarkable, they buy aad sell
everything, from a . m
Cracked Eg; to a Faf Srcer t !
Give them a call. On Door East of Eli
Shapcrd's wholesale Grocery, Center 8,
Iec. 2 l?r tm.
h. kt. cocBaaaif. e. a. aoziux.
' t $. 9. sei58Tri .
lOUTUTTESf ftftiB OF TUB
FARMING IMPLEMENTS. &C.&C
Girsa Is the ' .
OWEHS & REAPER fl
ia this lscslity for the sats ofthe
C EC A. IM 3? I O N
Mowers & Reapers, :
"W O R L D
Mower & Reaper, r.
aal ta . .
Mower. & Reaper,
Cook & Healing Stoves,
sad odd piSet of all the variatiM ef Cook
Stores in the country ; .11 kind nf Threth-
ing Hauhina Caliug( ; also Bait Kettles,
and Suit Flanges, Soger Kettles, Pets, Orid
dlet. Skillets, slwml Iweat? different pat
erueorplow Point. Machine Castings for
Bteambocte. 8ew Mills, bait Works, Mow-
r end Keeuvre ; alsa Cast Iron I'bimaej
Tp, Window Caps, Osilar Window Orat
iiiks, and also Cast Iron Legs for Sukoo)
house Drsks ani Seats.
Have constantly on hand, iDeaafeala1
their order, all atanuirefTiarare,8to
Trimmings, Ae. 0
Vf tnnfacUrors or Water Tweers, Mandrill
8 wedges, la., for Blacksmith. -. -
Iiamember th I'lac: -goth-west
Side of tho Public Sqirar
M CONSE1.SVJLLE, i.
T)R. TSO. ALEXANDER.
URL GG 1ST.
sfl articles pertaiaing to the
or He has en hand constantly a targe and
sitcnsive slock of all articles pertaining t
the business, et the LO 1ST market pri
ces. A I.SU
BEATTT tt FCiCOCal'S
Patent Lamp Shades
Tor sal only by Dr-John llezaader.ia
Morgaa county. tarllJST-ly.
IMEICIMOT BUT 11 -
For Sight is Priceless.
THE DIAMOND EUSSEM I
. MAXCf CTUID BT
J. E. SPENCER &CO.
O? N. Y., which r now offererl to th
pfffclic, r proooasced by all th celebra
ted Opticians of lbs World to b tha
Natural, Artificial help to th hum ej
eret known. They ate croaod tunJer tbeir
own supervision, from mionl Crystal
rabbles, melted together, sad derive tbeir
nsms, '-Diamond," on account ot their
hardness and brilliancy.
The Scientific Principle
On which they r coastracted brings th
cor or eeoter of the leos direct? In front
of the, eye, producing- clear and distioct
vision, as in th natural, healthy eight, aid
prevf Dtine; all uopleasaot sensations, sue
as glimmering- nd wavering of light, dif
liness, Ac, peculiar to all other ia use.
They are mons ted in th Finest Uau
ef. In frame of the best quality of all ma-'
tsrials ased tot tbat parpos. Tbeir fiaish
nnd durability cannot bis surpsssed.
CAtlTION. Noo gaaniM oles
bearing their trad Balk taiDped 00 every
II. B. TIXCEST Jt B RO.,
Jeweler and Opticians, ar sol agent
or MeCoooelsviila, Ohio, from whom they
can only be-obtained. Thee goods r
not supplied to Pedlers at any pric. .
Jan 3. 1870-ly.
Absolnt Divorce legally obtaiied In .
Tork, Indiana, Illinois, and other States,
for persons from any Stat or County, legal
everywhere ; desertion, drunkenness, non
snpport, etc., tnffieient cans : a publici
ty. Ho charge until divorce ia obtained.
Advice fro. Addreee,
W005E A KlfHARDSOX,
Counsellors at Lew,
18(1 Broalwav, Jew Vork CilT.
Jan., 1CI ly,
liEUNlS BITTERS. &.C.
avtraejusBor ; -.
Hooftand's German Bitter,
HOOFUND'S GERMAH T0HIC
.I. . . . i. m.n. 11 ..I. I.
rreMiea oy jut. v. m. c, -Tbeir
Imnxtaeliua lu ibis couulry Crwu unnij
Tkty Cured Your Fathers ana Mothers -
And will sure 70a awl juor iMklrau. TU.J ere -iii.
JifhM.L from Dim, urjnaiaMimi pow le
tae eanntrT ealidd Uiuar-nr Tonics. The are
kSTere reinilMee. er eajUiiug- tike Ihaat; bat guv.
TM fisnfcrf bieamVewsa'fas.Or
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia,
Mervous Debility, Jaundice. -Diseases
of the KidnejSf
; . ERUPTIONS OF THE SKIfl,
mni all Diseases arialag from a lttsorderad Urer.
IMPURITY OF THE BLOOD.
Coostipalioe. rtR'aore. lewerd Pike, fulness et
. Uloodtojue llaail. Acltliw of Ilia Stomach. Nae.
Ssa, Heart-burn. l)t"si ir Food, F'tlneee or
Wairtol la tbe Stomach. Bour jCrecta- -
Itoaa. ll.iHs:or Khillariiir at Ilia J,
Fit of tae Sioiaara, iwiuiu.:" or !be
Baa. IIarria4 HiffValt Breaiatnj, Fialrer- .
let at law lieart, thukinf at aJosa.is Saaaa
Mesa waee hi e T.r!r Fnatnre. Dimness of TWnn,
r-e er Mr sue euface tae Slfrkt. Imll Pa4a ta ta
Uaad, IMeiaaxy of Fermatioo, Yaiwneea
r as tae ! aa K;e. l'ala in Ua 8ld,
Baaa. KM. Llaibs. etc.. MuaV.ee
- - mt " - lUmiMV Im tka Flash.
fhmlial aaagUilitaa of Xrtl aad tiaat lyOS
, stop, of iirll.
ta yum tmmtntt DUaaat 0 M Umt ar ZKfoNM
noofland's German Bitten
In enMrair tacauble. aad eoetaina ao lUjanf. It le
aaatmtnrf of FImkI extracts. 1'1m Kuola. Hark,
aad iat fra wkicb teeae xlra:a are Mano. are
fatharae frma Waraaajf. All tae Meriu-ai TixtaM are
eatiaclad friua taao J a stiemiic camit. TSmmm
extract era irm tarwaniaa' la lliis eonmni tohcal
Hyraaaly aarawBatmcwraafUaaa HMMre. There
at ae alauaulie sebelaaee of mj kiud nmmd mi aetar
mtmmASu Iba Htuen hears U la the oa) miters last
aaa haaLdiasaaee waere aMijUe aUiaisare
no aaWsasble. . - : , . :. r- ,.
Hoofland! Cerman Tonia
to a coaaMastiea of ell the lurredieals ef tae HWIars.
wlta rmu Saala Oraa Rum. Oranca sic It la oa!
(xUieseaaa 4iaae aa tlie Buar. la caeej wkare
seaoa ere alaoholie aiiwalaa ia required. lira jut
hear la niud taal lhe ramediaa ara ml!ra! r:i-r-al
froai aar others artnl-l for Ihe enra of taenia.
,,, .. aaaaed. theae Wine erienltlic praparMlnaa of
aMdiaai extracta. while the eihora ara ai-a
I'-aa of ra la aeiae nma. TheTSl;
ee of the aaaet rleeaaat aa ai-eaaoh saaauiaa mrtt
eoWwl te the pebilc. li la.i - ia ai(jn..lt Il ia a
; . htL.fi. lift, .tvi n- aztillaraltar.
aaSaaaSiclaal e.uai)llaa hare caaeou It t la laws as
Shag-ami all UHiic .
There ie ao -Mdlelee eaaal to llooSaa Sarataei
sVttaraac Tuaic la aaaaaof Debility. Tbe tm;n
ajfiallta. teuaa a aowant of tha rad. afca'-! the
1 eif h aw r"J . a-' - a -
h-aMK.ai,.:.liai. arailaala lh Tl!-w tlBfe
. ' . ' ' tM m.ih.. SM
shaaxe the nstteal froas a shurt bnauhart. mo
k. aad i.ar-a. la.a: a. Iu a fall fcJ. sb.it. aa
Vnl si EslieaU CHIlrea r Ul St-otj
It vuicj ti S:ttn jt txii. . . ,
tiui aaaaraas aaj r t :
llwat Xtloo I lMfliar "
ever k-o-a. and w'.ll rure ST oTacsaae mull lam
baa Meed. Keep . ar J aaret nar T- li'er la
wntmt: haaa uMrd'taaii'a organe ia e aoeod. aaaiihy
eoealtioa. hy tee a ef m-a ranadiaa. aul bo ilia
eaae will anar aaasil roe. The Batt maa In tbe sona
arr 1 - - If aaara of hooeat raMlauea
go tut aaythuie: asast try these arauarai wis.
Like Mm twoonU- waa Barer baaxe a'arad la seaalf
ef aay ssadlalaal waoa.alioa : .
:IIOX. GKOKGC T. TV'OOnvTAltr.
Chief Jaatiee of tae S a areata Coart of y-eniserhaala.
PillLausu-His. rch IS, U3T.
I la BnaCaad'a Uarman llitiars" l a s-ioe Wuit.
eeefl la eiaaeaea of tha direaiiva orgniia. and nf irreai
hanaSt la eaiai of aeUii aua aaolof awroasaaual
k. to. ajrttem. ' I.rs uul. WOOJ.WA(U.
. - .
Jaatiee mt aha aWbreeM loajal ef 1'aaaaylvsaia.
rnuHinii. Aer'lia ISes.
I rj-iiisiT " lluuSua's Uernua Itiua. s" a rslaaUe
aasdleiaa la ceaea af sllsckf of ldii:-n o.- i;a
aapaia. I sea eertirv Ihia (roa air ai.arin-a ertt.
Xaara, lU tsabect, JAJIhS lllOMPauK. 1
JlOS. OKOHGB 8IIAt?SWOOT
- ' Jaatiee of Ihe Snpreme Coarf of rai;nrlss!a.
rniLAnaf.mti. Jane 1. tses.
' I here nan ay eariaucai that - I1a.i.e'a Oar.
Ma Blliara" la a kerr (i4 teak, Mliarmc anpeatie
x-rNma ab -'-RC, sninOOI.
nOX. TVJL T. ItOGEIlS,
Xsror ef Ihe city of Buffalo. 1. T.
TsToa's Ornca. Brrrjl: J met. 1W:
I hare ased "UooOanttaUaruiSu Hitters aad 1 utile
la mr family duriu- tbe at rear. S11H ran wcoin
ateed tbem aa an azcallent tanie. Iinnarlilif tM aa
Tiror to the erslem. Tbair are law ba orodiKilt-e
Of iiscMediy beaalclal effacta. ..Wil. T.lMiiiZi.
HON. JAMES It. 'WOOD,
Xx-jfayor of vrilllsmsport. TaensrNsnta.
1 take great nleaaare la reeoiBnienifliicr " Horf
WMBUa Xenls to aay oae who atiy ha emitted
fWsr-nvala. I ks the PrOaeraIa ae It was he
aoaaibie as keen-eny food e ssr sioaiace. bim! I be
eaaie so weak as aot to be able ! ara'.lc lair a ama.
Two bou: of Mc 553 SLrooni
" dJ-.XTT2.-ON. .
Tlooaaod'e Oanaaa ltra.-liaa are cnnirierMle.
The nr.Bine harettie slgiiatarenf f. If . Jsrkwe
oa tbe rroac of the eniiUoe wratiear of earn hvule,
auJ 1I1 1 iibi if lb- nni-'i t' ; Ait
rrle f BlUoro, $1 .0 r bottles
- Or, m stair eleaeej for ti.OO.
frtee f UsTsalt, !.) rr bottle)
r, half seisa for 7.aO.
rite Xeetae ia jmf jt iit Qumrt HMtt.
Recollect that K le Dr. Holland s iaru H a
dies Uiat sre so ani renal W ; bik! liinr recoiar
IwliW I sad to aot allow 'the dnrggUtete ..due. yj
o awe eajtala eU tbat he msr say Er htet se- good.
becaaM baaskJ. a htrjar pmC t o J hese reuia-Jla7-lll
be sant by exrree to any kxalw-y upou aa
pucaOoa to She
r I is 01 1 a. r. orricjc,
AT TUK G1.RMA51 MIUnCIXJE bTOIlS,
jfm. ! AM.CII MTKMT,rkUm4rlphi.
CHAS. M. BVATiS, - Proprietor.
(Feraierlr t . M. J ACKSON A Co.)
Tbeaerama4iere-sAraaab Prncsts, S:rekeap
tWP" rot loniat m reamiae r.aH liie art sn J
tu, la It .ler 10 eat tbe centime.