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THE OHIO DEMOCRAT,
Mr. Will Elslo spout Sunday in
Mrs. Dr. Hlbbnrd Is visiting
friends in the cunt.
R. W. Chnmborluin, was in
Miss Mnry Drollingorlfl suffer
ing with malarial fovor.
Dr. Hanson of this city has
moved to Uppor Sandusky.
A number of our citizens nt
iended the Laurelvllle fair this
V. C. Lowry goes to Athens
county to-iluy on a visit to his
Thos. Wotzler, of the Lancaster
JSaglc, paid us a friendly visit last
Hon. B. W. Carlisle, of Fairfield
county, made a pleasant call at our
office on Tuesday.
Misses Klttio and Ida Rippcy
are visiting in the city, the guests
of Mrs. Ghns. Gould.
John Lutz goes to Warren, O.,
to-day as a witness in the celebra
ted Webster murder case.
Miss, Hose Heft starts next
Monday on a visit to relatives at
Pleasant Hill, Miami county.
'r Albert "Vanatta returned last
Monday from a two months stay
Avith friends in Lucas county.
Miss Gertie Grear, of Lancas
ter, is visiting friends in the city,
the guest of Miss Jessie Collins.
Miss Gertie Buckley, of Nel
sonville, was in the city Sunday,
the guest of Miss Hattio Ackers.
A man by the name of Roof,
was arrested for disturbing services
at the rink and fined eleven dollars.
R. W. Keynes is in Mllwaukie
this week, on business connected
with the building of the new mill.
Daniel Heft and sons have
Just completed the plastering of 25
houses at Job's Station, Brush
Miss Hamblin, one of Lancas
ter's fair daughters was in the city
this week, the guest of Mrs. Phil.
Victor Teuscher, of Columbus,
was in the city a few days this
week and made the Democrat a
Mrs. G. W. Brehra and daughters
Mamie and Kate, left on Thursday
evening for a visit to relatives and
"friends in New York.
The -show given by John
Thompson on Monday evening last
was just what it was represented
to be full of mirth and enjoyment.
Mrs. Hattie Parker, widow of
the late Albert Parker, is visitiug
relatives and friends in this place
and Nelsonviile. She has been re
folding in' Nebraska, for several J
Mr. Stiers, of Haydenville,
wants the people to know that he
has ox hand, and for sale, a large
number of choice, line wool sheep,
of every kind, and at reasonable
The successful applicants at
the last teacher's examination were
J. Welty, three years, E. E. Davis,
W. A. Ferguson, C. A. Wadsworth,
Allio Schooiey and D. Harmin, for
E3der W. H. Hickman a Baptist
minister of New Lexington was in
town Thursday and Friday, prepar
atory to tafcing an extended busi
ness trip through Virginia and
We call attention to the fine
likeness of Dr O. C. Farquhar, in
our issue this week. The doctor is
well known here for his promptness,
skill and energy and needs no com
mendation from us.
Eev. A. C. Kelly, Presiding
Elder, assisted by Rev. G. W. Lott,
will conduct quarterly meetiug ser
vices at the Methodist Church to
morrow. Preachingand quarterly
conference Saturday night.
Willie, youngest son of Rev.
and Mrs. Rarabo, started lust Tues
day evening for Gambler, O., to
enter college. Having been In the
preparatory department two years,
he now takes a thorough coliegeato
The Motherwell Iron & Steel
Co, have secured the contract to
ereet six iron bridges in Meigs
county. The Commissioners of that
county were in town yesterday vis
iting the Motherwell Works and
wentout to view some of the excel
lent iron bridges of Hocking coun
ty. On Thursday, by request of the
family of Mrs. John Milner, do
ceased, Dt. Blosser, assisted by Drs.
Pullon and Wright, in tho prcsonco
of the other members of tho modi
leal fraternity of Logan, hold a
post mortem, which revealed noth
ing new in tho enso. She died of
Chorea resulting from othor abnor
IJiwil dordon Is a man of true
Metal,ind believes that the buys of
the land were made to protect the
honest man. Ho rends tho papers
and consults lawyers, and huods tho
tho good advice given. If you don't
bollbvo this, Inqnlro 6f Patent Fence
MunNo. 2. Bnzll settled for his
machine in a remarkably short tlmi,
not with $50, but with a shot gun.
Riley Yates who has been In
Jail since Aug. 18th was discharged
by Auditor Bowon on Thursday
morning. Yates had buen tried be
fore Esq. Boudlnot of Ward town
ship, on a churgo by Mary Doyle, of
assault and battery on Charles
Doyle, and fined $1 and $12.00 costs.
Ho was committed for falling to
pny tho fino and costs. Tho Auditor
considered tho proceeding irregular
and discharged tho defendant.
Wo this wcok publish a com
munication from "Vindicator," in
which ho undertakes to criticise
"Moss Back's communication, and
calls our decision mado to Moss
Back's question idiotic. Well,
"Vindicator," say what you plenso
about us, our skin is thick. But
for tho lifo of us we fail to sec any
difference in your and "Moss
Back's" statement of tho matter,
except in details. With your per
sonal opinion of ourselves, "Moss
Back and tho world, we have
nothing to do; and having hereto
fore given, briefly, our understand
ing of tho law pertaining to crimin
al casesjjgenerally, wo wlllhere
drop the subject.
Col. Rempells making arrange
ments with a Columbus firm to rent
Ids brick ware house for the purpose
of purchasing wheat, oats, barley
etc., and pay highest market prices
A Boy Thrown From a Train, and Re
cciviug Injuries From which
,XOn Wednesday evening John
Jblcius, oi juiis place, uouruea a
tram lor tlio purpose oi riding
home. Tho train as it ncarcd his
houso was going at such a lively
rate ho was carried to JXew atraits-
ville. In the attempt while there
to make up a train, Fields was
thrown from a car and badly in
jured. His right leg was fractured
irom tho knee down, his left hip
and arm broken, a terrible gash in
tlio left cheek below tho eye and
a deep cut in the abdomen.
lie died Tiiurauay uiternoon at
George Hartinan tho Reliable
East End Grocer is still on hand
with a plentiful supply of Grocries
Potatoes, Corn and Cabbages
Coilees, Teas, Sugars, Syrup
and Molasses of tlio best grades,
and cheap at Geo. Hartmans.
Bananas, Candies, Paper. Pen
cils and Thread at Georgo Hart
mans. Tho Best of Soaps of all varie
ties in the Market Cheap at Hart
mans. Cigars, Tobaccos, Brooms, Oil
and Vinegar at low figures at
Breakfast Bacon, Pickled Pork,
Crackers, Cakes, Butter, and Cheese
at Geo. Hartman's.
The Logan 'Manufacturing Co.
ar now very busy, working fifty
four men on full time. Their busi
ness is increasing and they have a
larger demand for their goods, get
ting orders daily from new parties
and distant places. They have
contracted for putting on six slate
roofs within tho last week. They
make slate roofing a specialty, and
use nothing but the best slate in
their work, and guarantee satisfac
tion to their patrons. They are
also prepared to take contracts for
buildings of all kinds and put them
up on short notice, and put in tlio
best material. If you are about to
build, consult them as to prices,
work and material before you pro
ceed. Go to George Heine for Good
Fresli Beef Steak.
If you want good Tenderloin
Steak call on Georgo Heine, THE
The best of Mutton for sale
cheap at Heine's.
Fresh Meats of all kinds for tho
for tho season at lowest rates at
B. R. Higgins and Mrs. Kinno
man, of Chillicothe, at Columbus, O.,
Tuesday, Sept. 7th.
To Jonas and Ella Patten, Sept.
9th, a daughter.
To Win. Cole and wife, of Hay
denville, Sept. 0th, a sou.
To Mr. and Mrs. James M. Guth
rie, Sept. 8th, a daughter.
On Friday, Sop. 10th Inst., to Mr.
and Mrs. David Whalon, a son.
Tho infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. James Jones died on tho 5th
Mr. Samuel Boardmau died at
tho residenco of his son, Mr, Jos.
Boardnian, on Thursday, Sopt. 2,
1880, in his 88d yeah
Mrs. John Milnor, diod at hor res
idence in Logan, ou Tuesday, Sep,
Catherine Stimmel Johnson died
at tho residence of hor sou, Isaac
Johnson, in Falls township, Sop,
3rd, 1880, nged 88 years and 15
Rook Dmiiui:, O., Sopt. 8, '85.
En. Dhmoohat: If you will nl
low mo spneo in your most welcomo
paper, I will pen a fow Items from
The farmers nro nil busy turning
over tlio soil, and making prepara
tions for sowing their wheat.
Tho pcoplo of this community
nro blessed with an abundance of
fruit of all kinds, but a very poor
market, peaches being ns low as
twenty cents per bushel.
Joseph Kost and Henry Otncy,
both of Hooker, O., nro visiting
friends In Goodhope and Laurel.
A number of young folks attend
ed a party at Philip Saters' Sat.
night and reported a good timo; wo
are led to bollovc they had as some
of tho boys got homo noxt morning
in good timo for breakfast.
Rosy Huber and Josephine
Brclghtcr, of Lancaster, O., are
visiting their many friends who are
always pleased to see them come,
especially the boys.
Many of our church brethren at
tended the M. E. quarterly meeting
Sunday C, at atbisonvlllo.
A. W. Tidd, artist, of Lancaster,
lias been taking a number of scenes
of family residences, rocks, groups
etc. He gives general satisfaction.
Howard Huls, Clint Jackson,
Chns. nnd Boyd Troxcl, all of Mill
vllle, took a ple'nsant trip last Sun
day to see tho Cantwoll Rocks. I
guess tho boys thought they would
get their visages in the group
picturo that was to be taken under
tho rock, or to sco some of tho fair
sex. Which was it boys ?
Rev. Wm. Mitchell preached at
Pisgali Sunday night.
Tho S. S. at Pleasant Hill is pro
gressing, but think if better order
prevailed it would be more of a
Dan Faubcl one of Goodhopc's
teachers has accepted tho princi
palship of the Clarksburg school,
Fairfield county, and is now wield
ing the birch; wo need not predict
success, as Dan always gets to tho
The Combination Bass Ball nine
of Pino Grove and Brushy Fork,
played the Sugar Grovo Base Ball
team Saturday; result 20 to 22 in
favor of Sugar Grove.
Tho Pisgnh Sunday school will
hold a celebration Saturday, Sept.
18th, in Frank Beaver's grove.
Come all, and bring well-filled
baskets and have a good time.
A fire originated in John Welt-
ner's kitchen Sunday morning,
last, but was extinguished before
much damage was done.
Rev. Rosenburg, of the Evangel
ical church at Lancaster, O., who
has been preaching at Millville,
will hold services again Thursday
night 9th. Demockat.
Dr. Geo. W. Boerstler has resign
ed as Trustco of the Athens Asylum.
Ho will go west in a short time.
Hon. J. H. Outhwaito and Col.
C. F. Steele orated at the reunion
at New Lexington last Friday.
Mr. Thomas Cochran, of Hocking
township, this county, lias a sun
flower in his garden that measures
55J inches in circumference, and it
isn't done growing yet. Trot out
your Oscar Wilds.
Extensive preparations are be
ing mado for tho Soldiers Reunion
hero Sept., 30, Oct, 1 and 2. The af
fair promises to bo one of tho great
est over held inthis part of tho State
Frank King, of Canal Winchester,
had a horse and buggy stolen on
the night of August 29th. His son
went to see his girl and hitched
the horse near the residenco of his
sweetheart. When he started to
go home his horse and buggy were
missing, and tho young man was
compolled to walk home.
On monday, while coupling cars
at Now Holland, Mr. Bruce Walk
er, a brakeman on tho C. & M. V. R.
R., caught ills hand between tho
drawbars, completely crushing that
member. He was brought to this
city for medical attention and taken
directly to tho Mitlioff House, whore
amputation of the hand was per
formed by Drs. Boerstler and Goss.
Walker's homo is at Wilmington,
Thoro is an Idiotorial writer in
this district who is abusing Mr.
Outhwaito because ho said tho dis
trict was largo, wealthy, populous
A man namod Evans was recent
iy sontonced to the Penitentiary
from Cincinnati for fraud upon tho
ballot box, upon hlsown confession.
Gov. Forakor lias pardoned him
" for tho public good" It is under
stood that ho it) a Republican and
has promised that his gang
shall voto tho straight Republican
tiokothoreaftor. Peoplo, thoroforc,
understand what the public good
ThoFutrflold County Agricultural
Socloty Is busy ongtigod in making
arrangements for the forthcoming
Fair. Mr Harry Huber, the ener
gotie President, is dally on duty, and
is determined not to lie outdono by
any of his predecessors In efforts to
mako the Fair a complete success.
Ho Is tho right man for the place.
Tho new grounds are being opened
and up improved, when completed
will nstonlsh the natives. From
present Indications this Fair is
bound to eclipse nil former exhibi
tions, both in display and attend
ance, Thoro will bo more fast
horses, more fino stock, more ninch
inory and nioro farm products than
wns over boforo shown in this
county. As to fine nrts, needle
work nnd fancy articles, the exhibit
will bo immense. Hundreds Indies
are busy making articles for this
great Exposition. Tho fair sex
will be well represented, and hosts
of admirers will also bo on hand.
Tlio young mnn who refuses to take
Ills girl to tne Fair, should bo dis
carded at once. Tlio track is in
splendid condition, and tlicro will
bo some exciting contests for tho
premiums on fast horses. Some of
tho fastest nags in tho country will
certainly bo here, nnd nil can wit
ness a race here for twonty-fivc
cents that would cost a dollar to see
anywhere else, and In addition you
have a free seat in tho grand stand.
The members of the Board aro de
voting much valuable time towards
sustaniing the good reputation the
fair of this county havo already es
tablished, and itjis tho duty of every
good citizen to aid the Board and
co-operato with it, and help to main
tain our good name. Let all differ
ences be laid aside, and each and
every one assist in sustaining our
Com is ripening up in good shape
and tho crop in this vicinity is good.
Should tho weather cotinue fair
much of it will bo in shock by the
latter part of tho month.
There is not a village in Ohio with
better shipping faculties tlnm Junc
tion City. With a lino of railroads
in every direction there is no reason
why it should not improve rapidly.
Political love feasts are now in
order. All hands get ready for tho
mourner's bench. Bury the hatchet
but mark the place so it can be easily
found after the election.
Tons of grapes nro rotting on tho
vines. Thoro is scarcely any sale
for'them, bring only $1.50 a, hundred
pounds. Some of tho best vineyards
will be plowed up this fall as the
business after years of experiment
ing lias proved an almost total fail
ure. George W. Benadnm, formerly of
Hocking county, hns moved to this
place with a view of making it his
home. Mr. B. resided in Now Lex
ington some years ago. Neiv Lex
OUR EDUCATIONAL COLUMN.
School Examiner's Test Questions.
Sept. lth, 18 86.
1. What' is a principal in Arith
metic? Givo the ono on which
proportion is based. Define rule
as in arithmetic and stato upon
what tlio rules are based.
2. Tho product of five numbers
is 5250 ; two af tho numbers are 6
and 7, the otiiers aro equal; what
are they ?
8. A had $1200; ho gavo 3 to
a son, 2(i of tho remainder to his
daughter, and so divided the rest
among four brothers that each
after tho first had $12 less than
the proceeding, how much did tho
last receive ?
4. A person bought sheep for
$94; having lost 7, ho sold of tho
remainder at prime cost, for $20.
How many sheop had he
6. Sold goods at 10
sion and invested the
flour at 2 commission.
mission for buying was $250.
What was my commission for soil
ing. 6. Tho sum of two numbers is
54, and tho product is 720; what
aro those two numbors ?
7. Bought 50 gross of rubber
buttons for 25, 10 nnd 5 off; dis
posed of tho lot for $35.91, at a profit
of 12; what was tlio list price por
8. What is tho diameter of a
sphoro which has tho samo volume
as a cono whoso diameter is 1 foot
and altitudo two foot?
8. Bought u cortaln number of
rolls of cloth containing 129 17-27
yards, at tho rato of $t 2-5 por yd.
and sold tliom at tho rate of $1 4-7
per yard, and gained $200 J by tho
onoraton. Required tlio number
10. A note dated Fob. 10, 1870,
payable Jan. 1, 1877, and bearing
8 intorost, was discounted Oct.
12,1870, at 0; tho proceeds wore
$1055.02; what was tho faco of tho
T1IKOHY AND l'HACTKJE,
1, How aro common schools
supported? Doilno "stato com
mon school fund," "contingent
2. Explain your treatment of
fractions when teaching pupils
Just entering upon this subject.
3. What Is the law nbout the
suspension of pupils from school.
1. Statu your reasons for or
against the self reporting system.
0. Should teachers do any work
outside of school hours for the
benefit of tho school ? AVhnl work ?
UNITED STATES HISTORY.
1 Give nn account of tho Imttlo
of Long Island. Who cnnunaiuled ?
2. What wns the "Order in
council V', Tho "Milan decree?"
How did they affect tho United
3. What was tho Webstor-Ash-burn
4. What cnuscd tho rupture
between Tyler nnd his party?
5. What led to the impeach
ment of Andrew Johnston ?
0. What nations explored the
future United States? Name an
explorer of each nation.
7. AVlien, whore, and by whom
was the first perinennnt settlement
made In the United States ?
8. Descrlbo Sherman's advance
9. What were tho most import
ant bills passed over President
10. Name the rebellions which
have occurred in tho history of the
1. How do you know what part
of speech a word is? Illustrate
your method of teaching tho parts
2. Write the possessive, singu
lar and plural, of, lady man, I, he
3. Stato the difference between
a finito nnd nn infinite verb. Be
tween a porsonal and relative pro
noun. 4 Write sentences using what
in five different constructions.
5. What parts of speech furnish
0. Name tho absolute tenses;
tlio relative tenses. Stuto the dif
ference between them.
7. How nro sentences divided
with respect to use? With respect
to form ? Illustrate by exnmples.
8. Form a complex sentence
containing nn adjective clnuse and
nn ndvorbinl phrase and analyze it.
9. Diagram rtnd parse italicized
Tell mo not in moijrnful numbers,
Lifo is but an empty dream
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what the seem.
10. Write an essay, of not less
than ten lines, on Longfellow.
1. What causes the four seasons
of the temperate zones ?
2. If a vessel was in 15 degrees
cast longitude, and 39 degrees
north latitude, to what land would
it be nearest?
3. Which is tho largor, Europe
or the United States ?
4. What country produces tho
most Cotton, Sugar, Coffee, Rico ?
5. Name tho Counties in tho
6. What are tho principal uses
of rivers ?
7 What are some points in the
physical geography of Siberia ?
8. What circumstances affect
tho climate of a place.
9. Namo and describe tho four
largest rivers of Europe.
10. Bound Tennessee and give
its principal cities, rivers, moun
tains and productions.
1. Defino spelling? What Is
phonic spelling? Diacritical spell
ing? 2. What faculty of mind is
most used in spelling? What are
3. What is an nbroviation?
Givo the meaning of tho following:
M. C, mdso., inst., G. P. O.
4. How nre words divided as to
composition? As to derivation?
5. Mark diaeritically and also
give phonic spelling: telegraphy,
plaid, tedious, drought and boquet.
6. Spoil correctly: saflr, restor
ang, lettis, dalya, dcboslie.
7. Define: allege, bulletin, cal
lous, clerity, ailment.
1. Define reading. Namo tho
different kinds. What is tho object
2. Namo three csentials of good
3. What are tho expressions of
4. What is emphasis ? What is
the object of emphasis? State two
ways words may bo emphasized.
6. What is tho difference bo
tween enunciation and pronuncia
tion. Advertised Letters.
Logan, O, Sopt' 7 1880. ,
Miss Nora Rogers, Miss Roso
Clias Roso, P. M.
Miller and Caso havo a full stock
of all kinds of School books Diction
aries, Copy Books, Slates, Pencils,
Erasors, Pen, Poncil, Writing, and
Letter Pnpor, and Envoiopes. They
have a supply of all artlolcs needed
by school chlldron. Thoy have an
established business, and aro reli
able business men and will furnish
the best quality of goods, and what
tqoy toll about tholr goods, you can
roiy on, uivo tnem a can.
Tho Statu Fnir rocolpts amount
to $30,307.22. and expenses will bo
about $21,000, leaving a not profit of
about $0000, Considering that tho
fair was hold on tho now grounds,
tho result Is very satisfactory to tlio
State Board of Agriculture.-
NEW FRESH GOODS,
w W u& UJa UA Hi
NEW FALL DRESS GOODS.
Our Prices for the XcweBt and Latest Styles will be
found. Cheaper than Old Goods can be bought for else
where. Positively no fancy prices, only ono Cash price.
Yery latest Novelties, within the reach of all. You who
study economy and want the Best Yalue for the money
should not fail to call and sec our elegant line of
Bleach Xuslin equal to the Fruit of the Loom at 8 1-3 da. per yd.
ShaJcer Flannel at 11 cts. per gdTnct the thing for La
dies and Chlldrcns wear these cool Mornings
and evenings of September.
MfflS AID BOrS CLOTHING
Made by the best manufacturys of Rochester, N. Y.
Every suit warranted, and at prices that beat Shody.
Call and see us.
COLLINS & MOORE.
LEAVE ORDERS AT
Ceorge Fox's Meat Store,
John Ucker's Meat Store,
The People's Bank, or with
Drivers. J I 88tf
m wl m
Two doors east of Rempel Ilonsc, keeps constantly on hand
a large and complete stock of
Piece Goods, Ready-made Clothing, White and Colored
Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Neckties, Hats, Caps, Trunks, Va
lises, and everything usually kept it a first-class store. Fine
Is mado a specialtj', and being tinder our personal super
vision, wc always insuro perfect fits to all our customers,
and nil clothing made at our
Is warranted strictly first-olnss, and at Rock Bottom Prices.
Call and examine styles and prices boforo purchasing.
and learn our prices,
Conl delivered in nny quantity to
any part of the city at tho
lowest market price.
Leave orders at Geo. Fox's Meat Store.
Mr. Voris has also an extensive
VEGETABLE GARDEN, nnd is
prepared to furnish all kinds of
Vegetables Fresli every morning
from his garden.
Reasonable Prices & Fair Dealing
To all who may give him their
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