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Republican State Convention!
Wednesday, August 1, '77.
STATE REPUBLICAN CENTRAL AND EXECUTIVE
COMMITTEE ROOMS, COLUMBUS, O., May 18, 1877.
Tbs next Republican BUtU Convention, by
d IraetSoa of tha Central OommOta will b
bald In the City of Cleveland, We-nes-ay,
lfc 1st Hay r A-gast, 1877. Tbe Con
vention will nominate Candidates for
Judge of the Supreme Court,
Clerk of the Sveprerne Court,
Treasurer of (stale.
State Commissioner of Common
Member of Board of Public Work.
We recommend that effort be made to
secure a large attendance at tbe meeting to
appoint Delegates, ao that the people shall
be fairly represented In tbe State ConTan
tlon, and that tbe Delegates be appointed on
r before Saturday, Jnly 28th.
Tbe Baala of Representation in the Con
ventlon will be on Delegate for every rrvm
HtJSDKKD votes east f General R, B.
Hayes, for President in 174, and one addi
tional Delegate for anyfrsction of two bna
dred and fifty to toi and upwards in each
The following table show the vote east la
very County for General Hayes for Preel
dent in 1876, a ltd the n timber of Delegates to
Which each County will be entitled, vis :
, 4 87
. 2J)17 .
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By Order of Committee
COMMITTEE ROOMS, COLUMBUS, O., May 18, 1877. A. T. WIKOFF.
Chairman Rep. State Ex. Committee.
Chairman Rep. State Ex. Committee. J. C. DONALDSON.
Tbe Charter Oak Life Isarance
Company, of Hartford, Conn., la In ft
bad financial condition, a deficiency
of over $2,000,000 bavins been discov
ered. Policy-holders will be startled
to learn this.
Harvard University, latt week, eon
lerred the honorary degree of LL. D.
upon President Hayes. As to title
lie Is now the peer ef bis predecessor
Gen. ; Grant, who - was recent
ly tendered tbe degree of Doctor of
Civil Lra by the University of Ox
tor d England.
A party of Cleveland excursionists
surlved at Sandusky on last Sunday
afternoon and raised a serlons disturb
svnee. They were drunk and engaged
In a general battle with the police,
land several bloody fights ensued,
Bnnday excursions and denies, zen-
rally, are a disgrace to the nine
teenth century civilisation.
Tbe report that Mrs. Gen. Sherman
was about to receive the Golden Boss
from the Pope for having seat him
the largest pile of money from any
country, Is denied by lira. Baymonde.
Washington correspondent of the
Cincinnati Commercial. She aays
that she "is assured that handsome
gold medal has been sent by His
Holiness." What is tbe difference,
proviawg mey are or the same
A abort time ago ft Colorado potato
beg made Its appearanoe In a potato
field at Kalkeim, Germany, which
was supposed to have stolen a passage
across tbe Atlantic with ft cargo of
bacon from this country. To prevent
said bug from forming colony in
"Fatherland" the field was covered
with petroleum and Un bark and set
on are at the expense or the govern
ment The Germans make a clean
sweep when they undertake any
thing. Germany is an unhealthy lo
cality for potato bags.
County Republican Convention.
SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1877.
Tbe annual Convention of tbe Re
publicans of Seneca county will be
held In tbe Court House, In limn, on
SaUrdar, Js.1 i till.
Commencing, at 11 o'clock A. M., for
tbe purpose of pntUnf In nomination
candidate for tbe following offices,
And tbe transaction of eucu other
bculnee as may properly come before
SELECTION OF DELEGATES.
For the sclectloa of delegates to tbe
Convention, Republicans are respect-
folly rtqutsted and urged to meet la
the different townships, precincts and
SATURDAY, JULY a, 1S77, J
(In tbe township at 2 o'clock P. M,
and In tb ward and precinct at 7
o'clock P. M.). Tbe apportionment
will be one delegate for every twenty
votes cast for President Hayes last
fall, and one for every .-action of
twelve vote and over. Tbla gives
the townships, wards and precincts
tbe following number of votes :
T bom peon .
Oreen Mpring ,,,
Tiffin, 1st Ward.
Tiffin, 4th -
Tiffin, iUi -
The Committee earnestly nrge that
the Re publican torn out to their
caucuses and take part in tbe selec
tion of delegates. By dlcg this good
rcpreneutsuves wiu oe at me uon
ventlon, and tbe nomination of i
ticket composed of suitable and
worthy men is belter assured. At
the caucuses each township, etc,
should select an active working Re
publican as a committeeman, to work
In connection with the Central Com
mittee, and report such to tbe Con
The committee respectfully ask
that Republicans see to it that everv
thing possible is done to hiive a strong
eonventlon.one that shall be an earn
est of success this fall.
J. H. RlDOELY,
T. J. LrvKKS,
N. L. Bbxwkb,
O. T. Locks,
Rep. Cen. Com.
Dr. Norton took occasion, when he
was nominated for the third term for
Representative, to "rend his linen"
ever tbe new election law. We could
expect nothing else, of course, because
the average Democratic politician
hates any law that prevents Demo
cratic election frauds as mad dog
hates water. He very well knew if
the law of which be complains had
been In force last fall, tbe frauds in
and about Cincinnati would not have
been perpetrated, and the first and
second district would have been rep
resented In Congress by Republicans
instead of Democrat. He also knew
that if the law had then been id force
from twenty to fifty Democrats cosld
not have been run into this county to
vote for Mr. Hudson and against Hon.
He professes to base bis objec
tions to tbe law on the exoenss
it will create and tbe trouble it will
put certain of the voters to in regis
tration. That la not what troubles
him, however. He knows it will cur
tall the operations of Democratic re
peaters in tbe cities and thus cut off a
good many Illegal votes. It hurts
just in that way aud no other.
We do not pretend to claim that
tbe law Is perfect or even approach
ing that. But there is a great deal of
good in it, else Democratic politicians
would not so bitterly denounce Iw
Tbe law Is an experiment and will
have to be changed materially to be
In satisfactory shape. It is a move
in tbe right direction, and tbe oppo
sition of such statesmen as Dr. Nor
ton to It will simply commend it to
A European facetiously inquires
whether tbe potato bug is a nativs
of Ohio. It is not. according to its
"He serves his party beat who
serves his country best," will be re
membered as one of President Hayes'
ssyings during the campaign.
Tbe decrease of the public debt dur
ing June was over three millions of
dollars, and for tbe year ending June
30th, nearly forty millions. And this
during a Republican administration.
Alexander Reed took charge of the
Toledo postofhoe on Monday last.
Capt Dowling refusd to stp out on
authority of a telegram, bnt after the
receipt f the papers be quietly with
drew. Tbe severe storm of last Saturday
extended from Missouri to New
York, and did great damage to crops,
blew down buildings, trees, fences,
etc. A number of lives were lost by
Brevet Msjor General Wm. B.
Hacen, In command of tbe 6th In
fantry, has been selected for tbe posi
tion of military attache to tbe Ameri
can Legation at Vienna, for the pur
pose of observing tbe military opera
tions between tbe Turks and Rus
sians. Eighty compositors of tbe New York
Tribune struck for higher wages last
Friday. The cause was a proposed re
daction from forty-six to forty cents for
night work, and thirty-three for day
work. Extra men had been engaged
for Sunday night in anticipation of
trouble, and enough of these were
secured to Issue the paper on time.
Gov. Young says that In his next
message be will recommend the estab
lishment of a Board of Pardons simi
lar to that of Pennsylvania, to act up
on all cases except wbe re capital pun
ishment Is the sentence pronounced.
In these he would retain sufficient
power In tbe Governor's hand to en
able him to act where promptness is
Gen. Haxen, who was sent by this
government to Europe to observe the
Torko-Russian war, is an Ohio man,
having gone into tbe late rebellion as
Colonel of the 41st Ohio Infantry.
Ohio, it seems, can furnish men for
sny occasion or position In public
We favor the remonetlzatlon of all
ver, bees us there are so many who
want It done. It will afiect the
finances neither one way nor tbe other,
It will be a good thing for the fellows
who own the silver mines.
The vigor with which the Clnoln
nail Commercial advocates tbe silver
question would lead the wicked and
the uninformed to suppose that the
proprietor of that paper had much
stock In silver mines. Bach Is tbe
ease. Mr. Halstead's labor Is alto
gether a labor of love.
SELECTION OF DELEGATES. A TRIP TO PUT-IN-BAY AND RETURN
WITH THE DOCTORS.
The Ohio State Medical Society
held Its thirty-second annual Conven
vention in tbe Public Halt of tbe Pat-In-Bay
House, Jane 12tb, 13lb and
I4tb. Tbe following members attest
ed from this vicinity : Drs. McCol
lam, Willisrd, Hovey and Wauga-
man ; Bell, of Bloomville, and Bland,
of Benton. The morning train left
this city at 5:4 j o'clock A. M.
Wben the train reached Clyde, we
remained waiting until tbe train
came in on the Lake Shore road, add
ing more doctors to our number,
wben we left for Sandusky City, find
ing tbe country all along the line
looking splendid. Crepe never looked
better ; farmers all seemed to be
wearing a smile of contentment over
the prospects of having good crops,
and dreaming of a foreign demand
On oar arrival in Sandosky we bad
some time on our bands and looked
around tbe city a little. We were
much pleased. After finishing our
trip through ths Court House, we
were all pleased with it, and all
agreed that tbe building could not
bave cost less than one hundred and
fifty thousand dollars, being tbe finest
Court House in tbe 8tate for its size.
At 9 o'clock A. M. tbe steamer Oa
zelle sounded the signal for departure.
Wben we reached the steamer we
were informed that tbe Murpbys had
chartered her for a round trip to Putin-Bay,
having oa board tbeir ex
curslon party, about three hundred.
They had also engaged tbe Great
Western Bsnd to accompany them on
their trip. We were Informed that
we could ride on tbe boat at "be spe
cial rate, fifty cents, tbe regular rate
being one dollar and fifty cents. Here
we were introduced to Mayor Wilson,
ofSandu8Ky city, who accompanied
the excursion party. Tbe steamer
runs from EanduBky city to Pat-in-Bay
in the interest of parties living at
Put-In-Bay, and for tbe accommo
datlon of pleasure-seekers rusticating
during tbe hot summer months on
tbe islands. There is a government
surveying party engaged in surveying
the lake in the interest of commerce,
From every five hundred to a thou
sand yards a little" flag can be eeen in
passing along, indicating the safe
rcute for vessels.
Tbe scenery along the islands U
grand all the way from Sandusky
city to Put- in-Bay. When we passed
the light-house on Johnson's Island,
off Marblehead point, we caught
miner a lively oreer, causing many
to feel quite unpleasant From the
indications, many of the psrty had
eaten too much breakfast. The Mur-
pny coys, as usual, were well pro
vided with plenty of drink etc, for tbe
occasion, consisting of pop, and
lemonade, by which to keep tbestom
ach quiet. Here and there could be
seen persons eating lemon after
lemon, and giving them np reluctant
ly in ft few minutes after. Tbe doc
tors on board did not partake of pop
and lemons, as tbeir stomachs were
not accustomed to the use of such
mild beverages, but contented them
selves with eating peanuts. After
passing Bass Island, the steamer
made a straight line for Pat-in-Bay.
On tbe rocks of Gibraltar a flag
staff stands alone, marking tbe sap-
posed place where Commodore Perry
had bis sentinel stationed, on the
morning of September 10th, 1813,
when be announced to tbe American
squadron, that the British fleet under
Commodore Barclay were coming
down on them. But Commodore
Perry was ready and waiting, sum
moning his commanding officers, and
In a few words gave them tbeir in
structions. Unfolding his Union
Jack, a blue flag upon which was in
scribed in white letters, the uiotto Of
the American Navy. "Don't give up
tbe ship." The battle lasted three
hours, tbe result which was, Ameri
cans killed, twsnty-seven ; wounded
ninety-six. British killed forty-one ;
wounded, ninety-four ; prisoners, six
hundred. Commodore Perry, who
was unhurt, immediately sent a dis
patch to General Harrison, which for
brevity, and point, Is well worth quot
U. S. BRIG. NIAGARA.
U. S. BRIG. NIAGARA. Sept. 10th, 1813, 4, P. M.
"Dear Gknkral We bave met
tbe enemy and they are our ; two
snips, two brigs, ooe schooner, and a
sloop. Yours with great respect and
esteem." O. a. Perky.
Tbe .English Commander, Commo
dore Barclay, is said to have declared,
that tbe conduct of Com modore Per
ry, btrards the officers and men,
was sufficient of itself to Immortalize
him. Tbe Americans were now mas
ter of Lake Erie. Tbe slain of tbe
crews of both squadrons . were com
mitted to tbe lake Immediately after
the action ; and the next day the
funeral obsequies of tbe American
and British officers, who had fallen,
were performed on tbe beach, due
east from the rocks on Gibraltar, in
an appropriate and affecting manner,
tbe crews of both squadrons uniting
In tbe ceremony. The autunmal
stillness, tbe music, tbe burial dirges, t
ine wild ana solitary appearance o
the surroundings, must bave made in
delible impressions upon the minds
of tbe surviving heroes. The contrast
between this and the proceeding day
mast have been wonderful in the ex
treme. Commodore Perry was twenty
seven years of age, at this time, and
had hardly recovered from an attack of
lake fever. Tbe fruits of this victory
caused the greatest demonstrations
of Joy, lllimunations and festivities
being celebrated from one end
of the Continent to the otber.
This being the first dawa of the light
ef peace that appeared in the horizon
of the north-west, over the British
p ower and their allies the many In
dian tribes from tbe destruction of
Gen. St. Clair's army In 1791 in the
north-west, wben in 1791 Gen. Wayne
retrieved the honors lost by Gen. St.
Clair, there seemed one continuous
struggle between tbe Americans on
on? side and the British and Indians
on the other. These struggles con
tinned from time to time until tbe
8th of January, 1815 which ended all
difficulties between the British and tbe
Americans. Although a treaty of
peace had been signed at Ghent by
the proper authorities, fifteen days
before, Gen. Jackson settled with the
British army at New Orleans, after
taking in the Imaginary scene that
mast have passed sixty-four years ago,
Tbe steamer OaztUe landed.
Tbe officers and crew of this noted
lake steamer are certainly very civil.
As soon as the steamer landed, the
brass bsnd marched off to tbe park,
leading the excursion party. We
soon found our way to the Put-in -Bay
House. Names being registered,
rooms assigned as, and dinner an
nounced. Dinner over, and a stroll
through tbe park, found the Marpby-
ites were enjoying themselves. At
one P. M. tbe State Medical Associa
Hon was called to order in tbe public
hall of this famous bouse, by Prof. W
J. Scott, M.D., President of tbe Ohio
State Medical Association, after
which Dr. Scott delivered his inau
gural address, giving In plain language
his plans for a higher status of medi
cal education, and urged that students
attend three Instead of two sessions
of lectures, whiob should be graded
The address was listened to with
much interest by tbe large audience
of physicians, from ail parts of the
Buckeye SUte, after which an elec
tion was held for President for tbe en
suing year. Tbe election resulted in
electing Dr. Philips, of Kenton.
The election being over, very
interesting papers were read by
several distinguished gentlemen
in tbe medical profession. Com
ments were made on the papers read
and highly commended. At C P. M.
the convention adjourned until
P. M. Tbe Intermission was taken
up by eating and yachting, when the
8 P. M. session was called to order.
Prof. X. C. Scott, of Cleveland Medi
cal College, delivered a lecture on in
flammation of the eye, after which
th Association adjourned until 9 A.
M. tbe following day.
I believe everybody should go to
these places of health, because to stay
up and play at the different games all
niht. and drink plenty of wine and
eDjoy good health, by sleeping most
of tbe day and to be ready for the next
evening requires a pretty good purse
to stand it any length of tloae, t-J say
the least of a constitution that would
not recuperate in such a course of
byglene. The reason there are so
many invalids in this country, is be
cause tbey do not pay more attention
o the bveiene practiced at our fash
enable watering places. As a matter
of course, a constitution that would
not rally under such a course of the
laws of health, would not be of much
account In the first place, or would
not make a fit subject to pass through
such an ordeal. It was about tbe
next day when we retire! for tbe
The proprietors and clerks of these
watering places are so very polite and
attentive that tbey roused us at 4 A.
M. for breakfast, fearing we might be
hungry and not know it. At 5 A. M.
the steamer Gazelle sounded tbe sig
nal of departure, and there could have
been eeen ft general gathering in of
pill peddlers, w!.en she steamed out of
tbe Bay on her way to Sandusky
City. The morning was still and
calm, and the trip was delightful. At
8 A. M. tbe steamer landed at San.
dusky and we took the C, S. it C.
road for Tiffin. Ia leaving the train
we bid adieu to oar newly formed
cousins, expecting to meet them again
at Columbus tbe third Tuesday of
May. 1873. where the Ohio State
Medical Society meets for tbe 33d
time in so many years, when you
may expect to hear from ua again.
A MEDICAL STUDENT.
TIFFIN, O., July 4, 1877.
A GLIMPSE AT LAKE SIDE.
Having made a recent trip to Lake
Side, I thought a few facts concern'
ing tbe place migbt prove interesting
to some of the readers of the Trie
Lake Side ha; been rapidly improv
ing during tbe past year, and tbe out
look for tbe future seems brighter
than ever before. Much interest is
being displayed this season in build
ing cottages and fitting up tbe
grounds. No less than seven cottages
are now in course of construction and
a great many more are to be built in a
short time. Some very neat buildings
have been erected which tend to
beautify tbe grounds and lend a pleas
ing appearance to the place. Some of
these are I ullt for one. family, while
others are intended for more. One
building in particular, built by a com
pany from Black River, is so arranged
as to accommodate ten families. The
Liake Side Company are sparing no
pains to fit np the grounds and make
things pleassnt and attractive. This
is becoming a great resort for pic nics
and excursions, especially those got
ten np by Sunday Schools.
One of the finest hotels on the Lake
bas been built at this place, and is
kept in the best of style and at prices
within the reach of all.
Tbe Inter-State Sabbath School En
campment Is to be held at Lake Side,
commencing July 10th. Kxteuaive
preparations are already being made
to make this one of tbe best meetings
Of th kiml vr held. Piuiaincnt
Sunday School workers from this and
other States will be present and take
part in the proceedings. Among
these may be mentioned Drs. Viucent,
Talmage and Payne, Mr. and Mrs.
Crafts and others. Immediately after
the close of the encampment, which
lasts ten days, a grand National
Temperance Convention will be held.
Tbis will continue for three days and
be addressed by prominent speakers,
among whom will he Francis Mur
The annual camp meeting will also
be held here, commencing August 8th
and lasting eight or ten days.
BERT GENERAL HOWARD IN SIGHT OF THE
San Francisco, June 29. A Port
land press dispatch says : Colonel
Wood has just received tbe following
dispatch from General Howard, dated
at tbe front, June 27, 7:45 A. M.
"We bave overtaken Joseph, who
is well posted at tbe mouth of White
bird Creek. Chief Whitebird is in
charge of tbe entire united bands.
Joseph is tbe fighting Chief. The In
dians are bold and waiting for us to
engag6 them. Lieutenant Trumbull
and the volunteers are at Slate Creek.
Our beadqaarter's to-night will be at
the mouthof Whitebird Creek. Most
of our dead bave been feund and
twenty-seven buried. We rescued a
citizeD, Manuel, wounded and s t&rv-
ing. Tne rains are very troublesome
and tbe roads and trails bad. Tbe
troops are in the best of spirits and
for decisive work."
SCENE OF THE LATE FIGHT.
San Francisco, June 29. A spe
cial correspondent of the California
Associated Press sends tbe following
dispatch, dated Camp at Camas
Prairie, June 27, 6:30 A. M. : .
We marched from mu Idaho to this
place Monday afternoon, a distance
of ten miles. Yesterday General
Howard made a reconnoisance in
force, leaving a strong guard in camp.
We proceeded to tbe scene of Colonel
Perry's late battle with tbe Indians,
and found and buried twenty-seven
of the dead soldiers, which leaves six
bodies yet to be found. Lieutenant
Taller's body bas not yet been found.
Those buried were in such advanced
stage of decomposition as to be un
recognizable. All tbe arms and
equipments had been taken by tbe
Indians and most of the Sodies
scalped. We found and brought into
camp, Manuel, one of tbe settlers re
ported as dead after the massacre on
Salmon river. He is wounded in two
places, and almost starved.
Tbe number of murders thus far as
certained, are one woman, two chil
dren and fifteen men la addition to
thirty-three soldiers of Colonel Per
ry's command killed and missing in
the late fight.
The details of tbe murders are hor
rible in the extreme. There are sev
eral women at ML Idaho, wives of
settlers, who narrowly escaped or
were rescued after su fieri eg the most
THE RESULT OF THE RECONNOISANCE
discovered tbe Indians encamped
across Salmon River, about twelve
miles from tbis camp. As nearly as
could be ascertained, tbey have about
two hundred warriors. Tbey bave no
lodges with them, but a large amount
of stock is visible along tbe river
bank. The country Is of tbe most
wild and rugged character, precipitous
mountains and canons rendering it
extremely difficult for troops to travel
and to add to the naturaf obstacles,
the heavy and continuous rains bave
made tbe mountain trails almost impassable.
It is General Howard's intention to
move the camp just beyond tbe scene
of Colonel Perry's recent engsgement,
about seven miles distant, and if pos
sible, to-morrow will get tbe artillery
in position on this side of Salmon
River, and endeavor to reach the
enemy. Colonel Perry goes back tbis
morning to meet and hasten forward
the advancing column of troops, now
en route for Fort Lr.pwal. Tbey
should overtake us to-night If the
Indians remain in their present posi
tion an engagement will take place
to-morrow or Friday at the latest.
There is no further news from State
Creek, where Lieutenant Trumbull is
stationed with bis companies, and no
intelligency of any outbreak among
tbe otber Indians in tbis vicinity.
Tbe officers and men are In excellent
spirits and eager for ft chance at tbe
la a recent Washington I'.tter to
tbe Cincinnati Enquirer, Miss Grun
dy, In alluding to tbe prospective mar
riage of Miss Nellie Cox to a Presby
terian divine, pays that young lady
the following merited compliments :
"Miss Cox is still remembered with
pleasure here by those who knew her
wuen ner lamer was in lirants uaoi-
net. She was tbe young lacy who
bad tbe honor of refusing tc dance
with Prince Arthur, at tbe bal given
him by tbe British Minister in this
city la 1S70. The story of this refusal
has been told many times in print,
with Miss Minnie Sherman C nrw Mrs.
Fitch) as the heroine. A ladj whose
boa band waa then a membei of tbe
Cabinet, and who was at tbe ball, and
was told the story by Miss Ox ner-
self, told me at tbe tine that
the printed version was er
roneous, and that tbe caugbter
of the Secretary of the Interior,
not tbe daughter of tv.e General
of the Army, declined to dance
a round dance with Prince Arthur,
saying: her mother did not permit her
to dance round dances with gentle
men. Tbe young man took tbe re
fusal most amiably, and promptly
consulted his card or engagements to
find a vacant square dance. Having
found one, be asked Miss Cox to go
through It witb bim, but again tbe
heroic young girl was compelled to
say nay, for tbe dance was so far
down in tbe list that she knew it
would not come off nntil 2 o'clock A.
M., and politely told the Prince that
her mother always required her to
stay at home before that hour. Tiros
she was not numbered among tbe
partners of tbe youthful Gaelpb. All
tbe same, the young divine, ber re
puted fiance, has tbe more reason to
be congratulated, as so obedient i
daughter will surely make an excel
Here are two paragraphs from the
Cincinnati" Commercial from different
articles, both published Tuesday :
"Inconsiderate hot-beads are pitch
ing into President Hares about bis
Southern policy. He has no South
"Tbe friends of the President in
Ohio will take notice that they are
expected at tbe Cleveland Conven
tion to answer Iowa. There will be no
uncertain sound in this State about
Southern policy or civil service re
As to what tbe Republican Conven
tion shall do in Cleveland remains to
be seen. We believe it should meet
and adopt a square plat'orm of prin
ciples and individuals sad let tbeir ac
Besides we don't see bw a resolu
tion endorsing Hayes could be got
through. Heretofore wten such en
dorsements were made II was charged
upon postmasters and cffice-holders.
Now there will be none present. The
Commercial approves f that, but
whom does it expect to get up the en
dorsement? Will Mr. Halstead put
in an appearance in behalf of absent
office-holders and do tbe work they
used to be charged with
Tbe Columbus Sunday News says
that from tbe best Information that
can be gathered regarding the pros
pects of the several candidates for tbe
Democratic nomination for Governor,
Hon. George L. Converse, of that city,
seems to bave "fair fighting chance
Tbe chance to figbt may be fair
eneugb, but tbe chance for victory Is
another thing entirely.
Tbe Committee on Resolutions fail
ed to express itself regarding the
Registry Law. But notwithstanding
tbis neglect, we believe tbe Democra
tic party is opposed to this law, and
in favor of its repeal. Advertiser.
ion could not expect one man to
remember everything. Mr. Seltz did
pretty well and went over a great
deal of ground any way.
SNOW STORM IN JUNE.
A special telegram to the Clncln
nali Commercial-, from Meadville,
Pa., dated June 30th, says of a heavy
snow storm in New York on Friday
Railroad engineers and other train
men from tbe .asi- suu
this morning, report a heavy suow
storm at Kennedy, New York, about
nine miles northeast or Jamestown,
on the Atlantic and Great Western
Railroad. The snow was eight inches
deep on a level, and covered a belt
about one mile wide. Tbe cold wave
was sensibly felt for many miles tbis
side of tbe storm path. Tbe potatoes,
including bugs, and the fields or grain.
are entirely destroyed.
Tbe cool weather of Monday last
may bave been the result of this snow
storm in the east.
Carl Schurz, In his speech at the
Harvard College Alumni dinner, lat
week, in referring to the President's
rule prohibiting federal officers from
engsging in politics, said :
As you may bave seen Irjni a recent
letter In tbe newspapers, tbe Presi
dent of tbe United States tells tbe
beads of the departments that he
wants the officers of tbis government
to mind tbeir official duties ap
plause, and not to try to control par
ty politics. Da you know what that
means? This means disestablish
ment of the machine In party politics.
Cries of "Good" and applause. It
means that every one shall be told to
go to the caucus or convention with
out feeling himself helpless at tbe
door knowing that things bave been
fixed by tbe Postmaster and tbe Cus
tom House. Applause. It means
that there shall be a road open to free
thought and to elevated sentiment in
the pursuit of great public objects.
Very petty, vertuous but almighty
sillp. We never could fully under
stand why when a man pretends to
immense virtue in politics be at once
talks like an idiot.
Tbe following circular issued to the
officers and employes of the Lake
Shore Railroad from New York, will
be a matter of most Important news
to all railroad men :
New York, June 27, 1877.
On and after July 1st, 1877, a reduc
tion of 10 per cent, will be made in
the present compensation of all of
ficers and employes, of every grade,
in tbe service of the company, where
the amount received exceeds ten
cents per hour, $1.00 pr day, or thirty
dollars per month : but in case where
the ten per cent would reduce tbe pay
of tbe hour men below ten cents per
hour, daily men one dollar per day,
or employees of other claei below
thirty dollars per month, the pay or
all such shall be fixed at ten cents per
hour, one dollar per hour, one dollar
per day, and thirty dollars per month
WM. H. VANDERBILT.
If anything is needed to convince
any one that President Hayes' over
vlituous order that office-holders shall
take no part in politics is coming it a
little strong, tbe kind of talk tbe Ad
vertiser indulges in should be suffici
ent. Hear how gleeful it is :
Hayes says be is determined to en
force bis order that no government
omciai snail ran political matters.
Tbis will be bad on oar friend Levi,
who eeems to only be at home in poli
tics. Hut be will prefer to be Post
master, with its salary, rather than
be a committeeman with all its pleas
The Cincinnati Gazette, in speak
ing of tbe commencement exercises
or tbe High Schools or that city,
The young ladies who graduated
yesterday deserve especial praise tor
a self-denial that Is not usual on such
an occasion. Tbe statement bas often
been made that, wben those young
ladies whose parents were wealthy
dressed In satin and silk, tbe poorer
members were put to hardship by
their want of means to dress as finely.
To avoid this, tbe young lady gradu
ates of both Hughes and Woodward
agreed to wear dresses of plain lawn
prints, and they accordingly appeared
yesterday in dresses of this fabric, all
of tbe same plain patterns. Tbe au
dience was quick to notice tbe rea
sons, and comments were all favor
WM. H. VANDERBILT. OVER THE FALLS.
Niagara Falls. July 2. Three
men. Floy, Bellinger and Pierce, were
boating in Niagara river above the
Falls last evening, wben tbe boat got
Into tbe rapids. Bellinger and Pierce
jumped out and attempted to swim to
shore, but were carried over tbe Falls.
Floy remained in tne boat and was
[From General George H. Sharpe's Decoration
A Dramatic Account by an Eye-Witness
of the Closing Scene
the War of the
I remember and it was recalled to
me to-night in conversation, wben
the name of General Grant came up
in tbe coarse of conversation tbe
wonderful scene that transpired in
that little place In Virginia, on the
CCh of April, ISOo. It was late in the
afternoon wben it became known
that General Lee bad sent for Grant
to surrender to him.
It was between two and three
o'clock when we met in tbe little
room in tbe house where the surren
der of Lee's army took place. I know
there is a belief that the surrender
took place under an apple-tree, where
Grant and Lee met and exchanged a
lew words. Tbe surrender took place
in the left-hand room of that old-
fashioned double house. Tbe boose
had a large piazza which ran along
tbe full length of it. It was one of
those ordinary Virginia bouses with
a passage way running through the
center of lu In that little room
where theoneetlng took place sat two
young men one a great-grandson of
Cbief Justice Marshall, of tbe Su
preme Court, reducing to writing
tbe terms of tbe surrender on be
half of Robert E. Lee ; the other
ft man with dusky countenance
a great-nephew of that celebrated
chief. Red Jacket acting nnder Gen
eral urant. mey two were reducing
to writing the terms of tbe surrender
of tbe Army of .Northern Virginia to
tbe Army or tbe Potomac. Gathered
around tbe room were several offi
cers, of whom I was one.
At some distance apart sat two
men ; one the most remarkable man
of his day aud generation. Tbe lar
ger and older of tbe two was the most
striking In his appearance. His hair
was white as tbe driven snow. There
was not a speck upon his coat : not a
spot upon those gauntlets that he
wore, which were as bright and rair
as a lady's glove. That was Robert
E. Lee. Tbe other was Ulysses S.
Grant, whose appearance contrasted
strangely with that of Lee ; his boots
were nearly covered witn mud : one
button of! his coat that Is, tbe button
bole was not wbere it should have
been it had clearly gone astray, and
he wore no sword wnlle Lee was fault
lessly and fully equipped. The con
versation was not rapid by any
means. Everybody felt tbe overpow
ering influence of the scene. .?ery
one present felt tbey were
witnessing tbe proceedings be
tweeen tbe two chief actors in
one of tbe most remarkable
transactions of this nineteenth cen
tury. Tbe words that passed between
Grant and Lee were few. General
Grant, endeavoring to apologize for
not being fully equipped, and noticing
the faultless appearance of Lee, while
tbe secretaries were busy, said
"General Lee, I bave no sword :
bave been riding all night" And
Lee. witb that coldness of manner
and all the pride, almost haughtiness,
which, after all, became him wonder
fully well, never made any reply, but
in a cold, formal manner bowed. And
General Grant, in tbe endeavor to
take away tbe awkwardness of tbe
scene, said : "I don't 'always wear i
sword, because a sword is a very in'
convenient thing." That was a re
markable thing for him to say, con
sidering that be was in the pres
ence of one who was about to
surrender bis sword. Lee only
bowed again. Another, trying to
relieve the awkwardness of the
occasion inquired : "General Lee,
wbat became of the white horse you
rode ia Mexico ? He might not be
dead vet : be was not so old." Gen
eral Lee bowed coldly, and replied :
"I left him at the Wbite House on
tbe Pamunkey river, and I have not
seen bim since." There was one mo
ment when there was ft whispered
conversation between Grant and Lee
which nobody in tbe room heard.
Tbe surrender took tbe form of cor
respondence ; tbe letters were all
signed in due form by the cbief ac
tors, in tbe presence of each otber.
Finally, wben tbe terms of the sur
render had all been arranged, and the
surrender made, Lee arose, cold and
proud, and bowed to every person In
tbe room on our side. I remember
each one of us thought he had been
specially bowed to. And then he
went out and passed down the little
square in front of tbe bouse, and be
trade tnat gray horse that carried
him all over Virginia : and when be
had gone away, we learned what that
whispered conversation bad been
about. General Grant called his of
ficers about bim, and said : "Yon go
to tbe twenty-fourth, and you to tbe
fifth," and so on, naming tbe corps,
"and as: every man wbo has three
rations to turn over two of them. Go
to tbe commissaries and go to the
quartermasters," etc., "General Lee's
army Is on tbe point of starvation !"
And twenty-five thousand rations
were carried to tbe army of Northern
THE COST DIMINISHED.
Washington, July 2. The Post
master General prescribes the follow
ing as tbe maximum rates to be
charged for government telegraphing
during tbe fiscal year which com
menced yesterday : One cent per
word for each distance of 500 miles or
fractional part of 500 miles, addresses
and signatures to be counted, and all
messages less than twenty-five words
to be rated as If containing that num
ber; not more than five cents per
word to be paid by the government
however, if tbe distance exceeds 2,500
miles, and in case tbe entire distance
is traversed by tbe wires of tbe same
company, It is provided that if at
any time telegraph public rates
are so reduced that message
of ten words may be sent
for private parties at a less rate than
that above prescribed for ft twenty
five word government message, then
this order shall be changed according
ly, the intention of the proviso being
that in no case shall the government
be compelled to pay more for ft twenty-five
word message, including ad
dresses and signatures, than the pub
lic is required to pay for ft ten word
message, exclusive or such address
and signature. The rates to be paid
by tbe government for signal service
weather reports are fixed at three
cenbj per word for each circuit of 400
miles. This order will materially
diminish the coat or government tele
graphing by increasing tbe circuit or
unit or distance from Zou to ouu mile?.
CIVIL SERVICE REFORM.
A Washington special to the Ga
zette, dated July 1st, says or the Presi
dent's Intention regarding bis rule In
relation to office-holders :
The President returned last night
Those who have heard bim express
bimseir since the manifestation in
certain quarters of opposition to his
civil service order say tnat ne is un
disturbed by tbe assaults of tbe ma
chine DoIIticians. Tbe President is
is conscious that be has only desired
to do right and bas only done right.
He does not seek a second term. He
has no friends to reward or enemies
to punish, and intends to administer
good government by appointing non-
est efficient end capable men only to
office. Tbe threats or nostuity on
the part of the Camerons or ot any or
the old political warnorses ao not uis
turb bim. He will make tbe
best choice for candidates for of
fice that he can. If tbe Senate
declines to confirm them, he,
without being disturbed, will
select otber candidates. He is not to
be driven from bis position by tbe
abuse of tbe very class or people
whom be expects that bis course will
displease. His southern policy is a
fact, and he feels that if his civil ser
vice policy is not acceptable to the
machine politicians, it win be sup
ported by tbe masses of tbe voting
people, and will at all events do some
thing to preserve tree idbuiuuuui.
His aDDointed leaders may threaten
to throw away tbis SUte or that
State. If they succeed in doing tbis
thev may lniure themselves, but can
not hart tbe President. Tbis Is tbe
outline ot the view which the Presi
dent, according to bis friends, takes
of tbe present situation.
A MURDEROUS MOB.
LonavriXB, Kt July 1. A Mt.
Vernon, Ky., special to-night to the
Courier-Journal says : "On midnight
Saturday nearly one hundred men
attacked tbe bouse of James
Betharman, a noted desperado.
Betbarman would not surrender,
and firing upon tbe attacking party
with his shot gun killed Charles Bar
ton. Though some fifty shots were
fired at bim. Betburman escaped. Tbe
same party entered Mt Vernon, and
visiting tne jail tous. loerrsiium
James Smith. Andrew cummiags,
Kirk, and J. O. more, an cnarged
with robbery. Removing these four
a mile from town they hang all of
tbem. There is considerable excite
ment, but no outbreak. j
Boots and Shoes'
Soots and Shoes
Goods is Superior,
call before you
Basis and Shoes
chase. All the
Shapes for Men,
Boots and Shoes!
see lor yourseiu
Tie Choicest Stock now openf) $l0SS
and for sale at prices that can't bej
quality of our
iScsis and Shass
and we solicit a!
make jour pur
Baols and Shoss
New and Desirable;
Women and Chil-
dren just received. Try us and j jjjrj Jg.
erj ivesp jr, i
GROCERIES GROCERIES GROCERIES.
J. B. Wilson & Son,
Having botighi tne
Of H. A.Basklrlc fc Son, at greatly reduced
are m;aiiu lueui ti
ROCK BOTTOM PRICES
And would respectfully Invito the citizens of
get their prices, ana Know lor wenueivm " "-i piu u j -'"-" ---
J. B. WILSON & SON'S,
Cor. Washiiigton and Madison Streets
m m book reiiritT occupied a kt a htcpb-
g 1 I I Tl j Jt KX80I 8 TIH
wholesale stock of
prices, and added a fresh supply of goods.
Tiffin and vicinity to ml!, tee their gnotl,
New Advertisements The Humor of Suicide.
There is humor In suicides. Miss
Pixley, or South Lee, Massachusetts,
Jumped Into a river to drown herself,
and then palled herself pulled herself
out by tbe bough of ft tree under
which she floated. She writes an ac
count for tbe newspapers, saying:
"ir there Is any one who reads tbis,
foolish enough to want to die before
God's chosen time, don't jump Into
tbe river wbere there are any trees
with limbs hanging in the water ; for
ir you do, no matter bow determined
you are to leave tbis world, yon will
either have to make op your mind
to stay ft little longer to try
again, which latter yoo will
not be likely to do." Lawyer
Bancroft of San Francisco, before
killing himself with laudanum, wrote
a letter to a coroner : "I beg to In
form yoo that this is ft case of lauda
num taken with suicidal Intent Rea
sons concern no one but myself ; still,'
ir any one should insist upon having
a reason, yon may say that I was
driven to desperation by tbe Presi
dential muddle, and seeing no pros
pect or ascertaining in this world wbo
was to be President, went to tbe next,
wbere all things are supposed to be
known, for the information."
HALU In Virginia City, Nevada, June 30th
1077, of brain lever, Oerl le Augnata, only
daughter ol D. 8. and M, E. Hall, and
Kand-danghterorE. J. and K at. Cham
rlaln : alao rand-daughter of J.M. and
C A. Chamberlain, of JfoCntchenaville,
beneca Coanty, Ohio.
COMMERCIAL. TIFFIN MARKETS.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY BUSINESS MEN.
Wheat Old choice
" New "
" No t
- " No S
- No grade
Cons 8 belled..
7 508 00
, 3 to 40
Apples, dried, per 8 .
Cork Mul, per id.
FaiTHsaa, live geese.
FLorB, per barrel
B aT, per um
, S UltoS 66
i 68 to 7 00
cuoaa, ary .
Hi B, nntrlinmed.
. Hto 10
Halt, coarse rock, per bbl.
salt, eomm'.n. per bbl.
Halt, fine taiiie, peraaok.
25 to 1 08
Bhortb, per cwt
Water Line, per obi-
. 1 u.
. S 40
WHiTB lane, per buah.
beep, front ur
Beep, bind 'f
Ilk 1 3
C-rcTEVg, per ft.
LIVE STOCK MARKETS.
NEW YORK, July 2
Beeves Receipt to-day 3,770 head, mak
lng the total lor the week (,& head, against
8,13) last week. The average quality was
fair. Several ear loads from Chicago and
Kentucky rated premium prices, fully e
better than Friday for all grades above com'
mon. The competition tor the fancy steers
carried them np to a high saark. Compared
with Monday of last week the average sales
were at about e decline. Blx carloads
fancy Kentucky steers, 1500 lba 13c ; 1 ear
premium Illinois steers, ISsS lbs. laje ; very
common to prime native ai2e ; poor to fair
Texas and Cherokees, 7&sc ; nine ears
Montana steers, l&al0)e about 450 good to
extra steers, taken for export, 12al3c ; out
side price for six carloxl Kentucky, 1520
lbs. Saturday's steamer took out 1870 quar
ters of beet Exports for the week 3725 quar
Sheep Receipt to-day UUO head, mak
ing the total for the week 2550 head
against 23,300 last week. The market waa
weaker and lower for both sheep and lambs
with fair sale for sheep and aiow trade in
lamb. Sheep ranged from 4i8e, lambs
8tSjSie ; really prim sheep 6c. very good
Canada lamb 77je.
East Libxxtt, July X Cattle Receipts
since Friday, th rough and for sale here jtJ
bead, making a total for th week ending
to-day C8H3 hmd, again 5362 head last week
The supply of local cattle I liberal, but with
few buyers ao far, the trade la limited, the
local batchers being the only borers. To
day price are a shade off, and likely to
come dowr. further. Bale of best at hi
8 30 ; medium to good at 85 jtxftS 00 ; com
mon to fair at 84 SG5 00.
Hogs Receipts to-day 8810 head making
total for th week thus fax ot 15,34. head
against 18,2s) for the week before. Bales of
Yorkers at H 8534 16 ; Philadelphia at 85 00
Bbexp Receipts to-day 8,3X1 head, mak
lng a total forth week thus far of MUM)
head, against 16.300 head tne week before
Belling at 84 205 00.
PHT8ICXAN AND STROKON. Office
over Kendall's Jewel Btora. Market
btreet. Ucaldeoce at Mar.-KMHie a, aiaaiaua
atreet. n4U 77.
Notice to Stone -tlasons.
"VTOTICE la hereby given that proposal
will be received at the Auditor's of-
nc. In Timn. Heneca eoonly. Ohio, nntll 13
o'clock M. en Thursday, August 2d, UA 7, lor
Hasen Work and Material
for tbe erection of two stone abatmenrsfor a
brtdES aero i the Band oak T River at Fort
Benaca, in Pleasant low nahip.
Proposals anoakl be made for the percn ol
twenty-five ieet la the wall, complete.
Bpedficatlons may be seen at the Audi.
tor's office la Tiffin. V. J. ZAHM,
Tat is, O- July 4th, 1877-td. Auditor. .
EVERYBODY REED THIS I
What Shall We Eat to Be
SV,1 MM4(it Mnnalliit Ifl flnoltw ralVaWl
The foltowinic ceratl preparation are noted
lUr UAV1A Ilccai kill ill an uis uuii ivi w vtMuoa
Steam Cooked Oat Meal,
- " " BRAIN FOOD
STEAM COOKKD HTTLLED AN1 CUUSU
Where active brain snnnort Is rqnlred
the Brain Food ia DeerlexM. The Oat Meal
and Crnahed Wheat is the perfection of
Muman t ooa for general lamny use.
Kormaklnx Puddings, MutHna. Oriddle
Cakes, Fan lake?, Etc., it Is unexcelled.
ftunrnnrn rrm riem pound
onnzuucu uuu rion uoxes-an
For the above apecialties and many oth
ers, where tney can only ue mui, go to
0. P. SNYDER S Fruit Store.
Xotice to Bridge Builders
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RE
celved at the Amlitur 'm office, in TUBn
Ohio, up to 12 o'clock af ., on the 2d day or
August, is.' to inrnian ail maisriaia ana
structure lac a Wronvnt-iron or l'ouibiua
huur uimmnjfli-wi., . tor iravf tiieMnner.
tion iiridga, over the Hanuusky Klver at
port neneca, in rieaaant Towns nip. uii
bridge to be built in one span of two hun
dred feet clear, and two hundred and ail
feet extreme length, with one clear road
way of eighteen (IK) feet, and tn have
capacity of one hundred poo mis per square
lootoi nooraunacea a rouing ioaa, ami
bridge weight of one thousand ( 10M)i pounds
per lineal foot. Iron to be strained not over
12,000 pounds per square Inch in tension and
nine mouaana pounas in compression,
with Oordon'a formula for com premlnn
iron floor beams to be UHed. Joist and floor
to be good white oak; floor plank iK inches,
and joists three Inches thick- Hiuders to
furniah their own plan, and specification
anu strain sneeis.
Commissioners reserve the Tight to re
ject any or all bids.
Br Order of Cc-xji issroirsas.
Auditor. Seneca Co., O.
Tirrix, Jnly 3d, A. D. n40-td
Parkcr'e Flair Balsam is the Best
and cleanest preparation ever made
for Restoring Gray Hair to its original
color. It is entirely harmless, and free
from the cheap and impure ingredi
ents that render many other prepar
ations injurious. It is exquisitely
perfumed, and so perfectly and ele
gantly prepared as to make it 3 toilet
luxury, indispensable to those who
have once used it. It removes Dan
druff and stops the Hair falling. It
renders the Hair vigorous and beau
tiful. It preserves its luxuriance
when abundant, and restores its
Color and Life when Gray, harsh and
Sold by all Druggists.
New Advertisements. C. S. & C. R. R.
Time Card taking effect July 1, 1877.
MAIN LINE 4JOINQ SOUTH.
Fx. Night Mixed
(j) F.x 8. Tnun 7
Hand ua k v Leave
8:2ii AS HXlpn
m- 1 Arrive.
r1,v f Leave
. Ur. 17
: 3: 5
Cole m baa..
MAIN LINE UOINU NORTH.
Mail. Night Mixed
() . Ex. lu. Tr. a.
Cincinnati. Leave -ax
rr... t-vrnve. ,u:u
CreT Leave -
i- 1 Arrive.
Flndlay Branch trains leave Flndlay al
0Q A. M and 1:) P. M. ; arrive in ( arey at
"0 A. M. and 2-U P M. ; Leave Carey at
1UJU A. M. aud 3: SU F. M. ; arrive in Flndlay
at 11 JO A. ML and ;( P. M.
,l - n: t
i 8-1'J i 'Mtt
L. ,12: A
Time Card taking effect July 1, 1877. Columbus, Springfield & Cin. Line.
OOLCaTBUS TO CISCIXSATT.
7:40 - ;1H) "
b:" ) " ltJipat
U;u j -iM
CIHCISTIATT TO COLCsIBCS.
Indiana polls Lv
I fcVAlf: 4TOJPW
I I J.-t - I 7:
I 2:..1 "I :-
Not, and 10 run i uy, an worn uaiiy
except Bunday. w ...,,
Bleeping can on - - 1 ,nm
ars on Noa.5and , running through be-a-een
Cincinnati and .'taudU'.ky. Iay roach
es on 5, 15, 16 aud , between Columbus and
Tbe above times will be made as far as
practicable but not guaranteed.
H. M. Baomoir,
Qeneral Tlcka Aient.
1), W. C. BROWN,
; 1-. ' iril&V&V
-i a . i
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I HQ v.
Offloe 0pp Sliawlian ZTZCoxxjbo r stair
Li. L.. cuahuLiEK, frepririor.
A. C. BARBOUR, A?ent.
This is the place to pay your rent on a House and Lot and have
something to shout for it ; Property High and Dry ; Sice View
of the City. Lots Sold Cheap on Easy Payments. Come in and
Get Full Particulars.
John G. Gross $ Co.,
GLASS WARE. MIRRORS, SILVER WARE,
WOODEN, WILLOW AND STONE WARE,
CUTLERY, TOYS in Great Variety,
PICTURE FRAMES, and
Home Fnrni$hinr Good?.
Having lately purrhaxed this Fine Stock and since aililnl many new ami desirable
gCMls, it now com pri.es one of the best eNialiiWiimeiits of 1 he kind In Northern Ohio.
We solicit a liberal share of your patronage.
JOHN G- GROSS & Co.
PR A NU 'S Celebrated Chromos a large vailety to select from-at the Crockery Mlore ol
JOHN G GROSS & CO.
Baby Carriages ! Baby Carriages ! !
A large Invoice just received, new and elegant styles, cheap for canb. Call and se
them al the Crockery Store of
JOHN G. GROSS & CO.
WISLER HOUSE SLOCK,
Washington St., Tiffin, 0.
. y :vv- -
- r T v-
Geo. U. Doinnan,
222222' 2 2 "2" 35
UY3SLY TIMES AHEAD
And I am prsp-uiaj f r It by miklu
Millinery and ladies1
Ladles can rely o finding all that
and at prices that will
Hoop Skirt Panniers,
Collars and CnlTs,
Silk and Lace Neck Wear,
Hosiery, Etc., Etc.
-S4I.B AGENT r)B
Mme. DEFORESTS RELIABLE PATTERNS.
J. W. IIOAG,
HOAQ HOAO HOAO HOAO
a!nnt ifciliv A l lili'-m to my
Is New and Detlrable in ray line,
prove very attractive.
".VISLEK HOL'SK BLOCK.
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