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RAMBLER'S NOTE BOOK.
8CKXB8 AT FOVSTAIX OABDSlf.
Wnat Onee On at a Springfield Concert
Saloon. The Sirens Who Freqaent the
Flice. The Dizzy Piano Pin jer. Remta-
teeencee ot the Place. Notes of the
Tffeek on General Sabjects.
Two gentlemen, one a SpricgfleM man,
and the other from Cincinnati, were talking
about the dives and concert halls of Cincin
nati, at the Lagonda Uouse the other even
Injj, and the Cincinnati man was relating
tome of Ihe scenes of depravity and dfraipa
tion to be witnessed anj evening- in the
Queen city. The Springfield man expressed
great amazement that such places should be
tolerated in a civilized city. '-Thank God,"
(aid he, "that Springfield is not cursed with
trach metropolitan fe-luirs as yet." "Don't
be too sure of that," said another Springfield
gentleman who had overheard the conversa
tion. "Before you make that assertion again
jost take the trouble to drop down to North
Market strut a few steps from Main street
and in the centre ol the city. There you
will find a concert saloon, known as Fountain
Garden. If you enter the place some Satur
day night, you will witness scenes which
will easily convince you, I think, that
Springfield can furnish Cincinnati a few
points on the , concert saloon business and
not half try."
The f rst Springfiolder was shocked and
became still more so when a graphic descrip
tion of the place was given by the second
Finding oa inquiry that so little is known
about the place by the general public the
writer resolved to explore its mysteries for
the becefit ot the Globs-Ripcblic readers.
Let us visit the place some Saturday night
when it is most crowded, and when the hur
rying crowd of workingmen and boys,re
leesed for the week's work, always contain a
number who are bent on painting the town
red, and "making a night of it." The history
of Fountain Garden is well known. It was
originally built as a variety theater. In the
building plans, ample facilities for a bar were
made and it was the intention to supply the
members ot the audience with beer and drinks
while they witnessed the play. When this
intention became known to the public such a
long drawn out howl of horror went up from
the moral element of the community that
coincil hastened to nip the scheme in
the bud by passing an ordinance for
bidding the sale of drinks in amuse
ment halls. The theater was comj leted and
fitted op, however, and was formally opened
by the lessees with a variety troupe, the hall
going by the name of Crystal Hall. While
the novelty of the thing lasted good houses
were the rule and several really meritorous
variety troopes played to good business, Ed.
Cain the solo, roller statist, and managerial
phenomenon of blessed memory managed
the concern. When the interest in the place
gradually died out, the troops playing at the
theater grew lower and lower, until the
boards were finally held by the very lowest
order of variety "lake" artists. Finally even
this ceased to pay, and the place was then
dosed. Every one admitted that the theater
would have steadily paid, if the managers
had been allowed to sell drinks on the prem
ises, but this public opinion would not have.
There was a saloon next door, it is true, but
this failed to answer the purpose
since the patrons of thj house wanted to do
their drinking while looking at the show.
For sotao months the theatre, which is a
beautiful little affair architecturally, was un
used, except for public meetings, conventions,
etc. It will be remembered that the memor
able convention which nominated General J.
Warren Keifer for congress over General
Kennedy was held in Crystal Hall, rnd other
meetings were also held there. The place
was next fitted up as a German beer garden
by Tyner & Davidson, who leased it for the
purpose. The sloping floor was made level,
the seats taken out, and the place fitted up
with beer tables and chairs. Regular con
certs of really fine selections were given by
the Big Six Band, and the hall then first be
came known as Fountain Garden.
Under Tyner & Davidson the order kept was
Tery good, and the greatest care was taken
to exclude all improper characters. The
result was that the place was fairly
respectable in character, and was
patronized by many persons of stand
ing of the city. But the venture
failed to prove a paying one, whether from
the care which was taken to exclude improper
characters or trom some other cause is not
known. The hall was then leased to the
present proprietors to be run as a common
But let tle reader accompany us to one of
the Saturday night loirtu which take place
weekly at th s resort. A few steps from Main
street and we are at the door. A brilliant
transparency announces the existence of a
saloon right next door to the garden, bat the
place itself has a very quiet exterior, a soli
tary globe light over the door-way directing
the passerby within. We climb five steps
and enter the large door way and
proceed into the broad hallway
which leads to the garden proper. To
the right a large door led into the saloon, a
moderately sized apartment fitted up with a
large bar. The end of the bar opens into
the auditorium of the Garden. Very little
business is done at the bar, all the drinks be
ing carried out to the Garden itself. At the
end of the hallway above mentioned, we
push back two large storm doors, and "(Iter
the descent of a few steps find ourselves in
Fountain Garden proper. A large stove oc
cupies the center of the floor. The hall it
self is arranged with beer tables and chairs.
An upright piano wi.h a tone like "sweet
bells jangled, hash and out of tune," occu
pies the stage. "Prot." Lore, the well-known
colored nrtuoto who made a brilliant
tour around the world, for one sea
son only, with the Hartley Campbell
White Slave party, "claws the ivories."
His rtptrtoire consists of a number of dizzy
melodies of the variety type. "The Robins
Nest Again" at 7:30, "Somebody's Coming
When the Dewdrops Fall," at 8 o'clock, "Pa
pa's baby boy" is en deck at 8:30 while the
Leaves may be reliably Expected to Turn at 9
o'clock, and so on all evening. The crowds
in the place vary with the weather and even
ing of the week. On Saturday evening is
the special high carnival and then from one
to two hundred people, of both sexes, are of
ten observed sitting around the
beer tables. We take our
seat at a table and look aronnd us, we are al
most st fled by the odor which arises from a
hundred bad cigars, the place smelling like
a cabbage farm struck by lighting. Through
the heavy cloud of tobacco smoke we dimly
discern a hundred or more men and women
.sitting around the beer tables all talking in a
loud tone, drinking and smoking. We can
count twenty or thirty girls or women in the
crowd, trying to dazzle, with tbeirindifiercnt
charms, the crowds of men and boys who are
either regular patrons ot the place, or else are
greenies who have dropped in to see the
sights. The faces of these girls are a study.
Hera is a young gir not jet seventeen talk
ing and drinking with, three young toughs
who bare all served their country in the
chain gang service, at one time or another.
The young girl is still beautiful and
her face shows traces of the respectability
trom which she has fallen. Here
is another of them howling out an alleged
ballad in a coarse Tuioe, to the thumping of
the cracked piano. Here are two more en
gaging two young clerks in conversation at
one of the tables, the whole patty being half
tipsy, and the young men taking the first
steps in sin, as they set up drink after drink
for the girls.
At another table is one older in sin. Her
haggard face looks ghastly, with its lead of
paint. There is a cigar between her lips,
every vestige of sweet womanhood is gone
from her countenance, and the visitor is not
surprised to hear occasional oaths issue from
her lips, but is still forced to shudder to
think that womanhood ever sinks so low.
The worst feature of the place is the
abandoned women, who frequent it. The
visitor takes his seat, and instantly these
sirens commence casting sidelong glances at
him, and if they meet with the least encour
agement they lose no time in approaching and
sitting down at the table, and engaging him
in conversation. A number of the women
are mere girls. Many of them simply have
shawls thrown over their heads, and some
hare no head covering whatever. All are
women of the very lowest type.
Many of the male habitnees of the place
are hardly above the females in point of so
cial standing. One wonders where so many
hard characters were gathered together in
Springfield, as may be seen any Satur
day night. One recognizes three dis
tinct classes. There are the old roues,
who hare run through the entire gamut
of dissipation, the thoughs and criminal
classes, clerks ont for a lark, etc, and young
boys of respectable parents who think it is
"seeing life to" frequent such a place. It is
said that Fountain Garden is very popular
with the Lagonda boys and that they make
np a large proportion oi the Saturday night
crowds. They think It extremely smart and
"fly" to come in on Saturday night and bare
a talk with some of the girls who visit the
place and treat them to the drinks. The
writer knows of one young man in this city
who Is a complete wreck in mind and body in
consequence of associations formed through
visiting the place. He thought be could re
sist the wiles to which he would be sub
jected, but rice was stronger than he was.
and he fell. It is said that the Lagenda car
is crowded with yonng men Saturday night
who hire bean taking In the sights at the
place. What wonld be the horror of
many of the parents of this city il
they could see the company in which many ol
tbtir sons spend a portion of their evenings.
Many a yonng man, without intending the
least harm, has been induced to enter the
place, oat of motives of mere cariosity, to get
a glass of beer and fee the sights. Once in
side, a few drinks puts all prudent thoughts
u-i oi uu eu ana ne stays ail evening to
talk to the girls, and returns another night
A few months or a few weeks and he is mor
ally ruined, and has established such a char
acter for himself that would not let him re
turn to a respectable, virtuous life if he
would. The lannage used in the dace
when the crowd gets fairly warmed up with
drink is horrible, and makes the letters blush
in the transparency which reads, "Please re
frain from using any profane language in
this place." Fearful stories are told of some
of the rows and fights which take place there
between men and women promiscuous
ly. Said an officer: "If I hea d
a big row in proeress there I
would be strongly tempted to turn ray back
and let them fight it out." When ene ol the
girls who hang around the Garden has suc
ceeded in mashing some green young simple
ton, she usually induces him to visis her, and
manages to work him for all he is worth in
the future. A gentleman said recently about
the place, "I would not enter it for $50, even
oa business." The question is, how long
is such a state of affairs to be tolerated, and
how long are these harpies to openly ply
their trade in the Tery center of the city?
The Law and Order League could find no
better object than suppressing this evil
to which to devote their 'energies.
The Chief of Police should give
the matter his attention. The women
who loaf around the place day and night
should he arrested for loitering at a tippling
house, or the proprietors should be compelled
to exclude them. As at present conducted,
some of the scenes at this Garden would be a
disgrace to heathen Paris.
Mr. G. F. Child, well known in this city
where he kept a music store for a number of
years, is now in Dayton, where be is organ
izing a company to manufacture his patent
adjustable chair, which he completed before
lerring this city.
Said Dave Wilborn, the Springfield corres
pondent of the Cleveland Gazette, who has
been writing cards so numerously against the
candidacy of Judge Foraker for rcvemor:
"The Springfield colored men who have
been making the agitation agaiaat Foraker
simply desire to find ont the sentiment of the
colored people in Ohio towards him. I am a
Republican and if Judge Forakej is nomi-j
nated I shall rote rbr him and work for him.
and believe the colored people will generally'
do so, but in spite of that I prefer any other
nomination to that ot Foraker."
Daniel Rudd, now of Columbus, was in the
city last week visiting old friends. Dan is at
present in Columbus publishing the Ohio
State Tribune, which he says has already se
cured a circulation of 1,300 copie. He thinks
highly of Gov. Foraker, but is opposed to his
nomination tor governor on grounds ot col
ored dissatisfaction which he thinks is con
siderable in Greene, Franklin, Butler and
Fayette counties. He however says that in
Cincinnati and Hamilton county where they
know him best the colored people are en
thusiastically in favor of Foraker.
It is understjod that the Newark Clover
Holler Company, mentioned in last week's
notes, have been offered seven acres of ground
free east of the city to erect a factory. They
have not yet decided where they will locate
as yet, however.
Misses Jessie and Maggie Dunlap, formerly
well known and popular in Springfield society
are again in this city and may remaia here
permanently on account of the death of their
father, near Chattanooga.
The Teacher's excursion to the New Or
lean's Exposition has been declared off. So
many discouraging reports ot the Exposition
and New Orleans were heard that they de
cided to abandon their trip.
Miss Marie Miller the well known pianists
of this city will give a piano recital in Day
ton on the evening ol February 24th. The
recital will take place in Houston Hall and
the programme will be from an hour to an
hoar and a half ia length. Among the
numbers on the programme will be the Sonata
Pathet'que by BeethoTen, a Bach Fugue,
Liszt's Fantasie on Rigoletto, and a Rando,
nocturnal and mazurkaby Cbcpin. A num
ber of friends will attend the recital from
this city. It is to be boped Miss Miller will
repeat the recital in Spricgfield for the benefit
of lovers of music in this city.
A special says that Moses F. Walker has
filed suit tor $2,000 against Cbas. II. Ddtcb,
proprietor ot the Commercial Hotel at Find
lay, Ohio, for leaving a cellar u-x- onen,
through which Walker fell into the cellar
and badly injured himself. Horrors I Can
this be our General Walker, who has just got
a heavy suit out of our dty T
It is seid tiat there U apceaibility of Cnele
Abe Ludlow running tor Mayor on a Prohi
The eleventh anniversary of the temperance
crusade in this city recalls many interesting
anecdotes of the same. It was then that Dio
Lewis sent his famous special from here to
the Boston Herald, giving a complete history
ot the crusade in Ohio and Lewis's speech, in
fall, which was delivered here in Black's
Opera House. The special contained S.OuO
words, and was finally sent, but not without
much trouble, owing to Lewis's horrible pen
manship. The crusade was started In
Springfield by Mother Stewart and
a few ladies. Mother Stewart succeeded
in getting into the back door of Bill Stubbe's
saloon, then on West Main street, one San
day, and finding it tnll ot customers, had the
proprietor arrested next day for violating the
Sunday law. During the crusade some of
the best ladies in this city watched the saloon
doors all day and pleaded with men going in
not to do so. Some ladies sat for hours in
January on the icy pavements, and it is said
that a number were hastened to an early
death through it. The business of the saloon
ists fell off to nothing while the crusade was
in progress, but redoubled after it was done,
so the salcouists say. The incidents of the
crusade would fill a huge volume. A well
known young man speaking of it siys ne re
members being in a saloon while his mother
was outside praying. The bar keeper then
let the ladies in, on which the young man,
not having time to escape, curled up under
the saloomats counter, where be shivered
with fnght for two mortal hours lest he should
be discovered. Kakblib.
Many ot those engaged in benevolent work
in this city have expressed their approval of
the GLOBi.RircBUo editorials urging the
formation of a Board df Associated Charities
in Springfield. Among these is Mrs. E. L.
Buchwalter, who visited Indianapolis last fall
and gave personal attention to the system
which has been organized and applied in that
city. It was established by the Rev. Mr.
Garteen, who is the father of the organised
Charity systems in this country. He visited
Europe with the special purpose of ascertain
ing the best methods of providing for the
poor and the organization at Indianapolis is
one of the best in existence. The township
trustees, the Sisters of Charity and all other
benevolent organizations work together, har
moniously and eSectively, and the general
society aims not only to relieve suffer
ing bat to provide employment
and prevent poverty. It has
a wood-yard, in which a hungry man can
earn a meal before he eats it. It has also a
training school for nurses, a flower-mission
branch, which cares for the poor who are sick,
and other features. The wood-yard is not
only self-supporting, but yields a clear in
come of $500 a year. It is the prevailing
opinion among enr local workers that we
should soon proceed to form an organisation
of this sort here. Mr. Garteen, who is an
Episcopal clergyman, and the Rev. Mr. Mc
Culloch, a Congregational pastor in Indian
apolis, have expressed their willingness to
come here at any time and explain and illus
trate the workings of the system to our citi
zens. Mr. E. R. Cheney, of this city, is probably
the nan, certainly one of those, who gave
the first alarm of the rebel advance bringing
on the battle of Cedar creek, in the Shenan
doah valley. He was a member of the Fourth
Vermont infantry, attached to the famous
Vermont brigade, and very early in the morn
ing of the day on which the battle was fought
was on guard at Sixth corps headquarters
with orders to awake the adjutant instantly
on firing being heard at the trout. He heard
the first shot and immediately several more,
and carrying oat his orders to awake the
staff, the call to arms soon sounded through
the Union camps. Mr. Cheney witnessed the
cominc up of Sheridan and the subsequent
action which resulted in the Federal battalions
recapturing the positions from which they
had been forced to retire in the morning. It
was an experience ever memorable.
On last Thursday evening Master Charley,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lobaugb, of 1C4 East
Main street, was surprised by about thirty of
his schoolmates, who reminded him of his
being thirteen years old. Among those pres-,
ent were Misses Ina Nelson, Mertie Reei,
Lula Lobaugb, Maud Lobaugb, Gertie
Stevens, Grade Gelwicks, Emmie Wever,
Mary Holl, Minnie Holl, Emmie Hot, Addie
Reed, Lilly McKimon, Rosie McKimon,
Bertie Holenbeck, Bertie Staley, Sarah
Spickey, Lizzie Bottman, Alice Bottman;
Messrs. Elmer Nelson.CIaudie Nelson, Tommy
Quinn, Lewis Tobin, Percie Smith, Fred
Ellenbarger, Eddie Link, Tommy Buck,
Charley Back, Brocks Jenkins, Charley Bott
man, James Mahanly, Eddie Lobaugb, Harry
To-day, February 15, is Shrove Sun
day, and will be observed as such in the
usual manner in the Roman Catholic churches.
Next Wednesday, February 18, will be Ash
Wednesday, beginning the forty days Lenten
season, during which the faithful are enjoined
and expected to give special attention to re
ligious duties, and shun purely worldly
pleasures and frivolities. Services appropriate
to the solemn occasion will be held in Epis
copal and Catholic churches Sunday. April
S will be Easter Sunday, closing the season
of Lent, Gocd Friday falling on the preceding
third of April. Order of special Lenten ser
vices will be published in a day or two.
The "great seal" of the new Circuit Court,
which is to put the official mark npon legal
papers in cases in that court, was received yer
terday by Clerk ot Courts J. H. Rabbitts. It
was made, on contract, by a firm in Colum
bus, whose artists have net learned yet how
to spell correctly the name of this county,
adding the letter "e," which is superfluous,
incorrect and utterly without warrant. The
inscription surrounding the State seal of Ohio,
reads: "The Circuit Court of Ohio Clark-(e)
County." Mr. Rabbitts will have a local
artist eliminate, as it were, the nncalled for
There be those among us who believe that
Charlie Constantine, lightly as be professes to
regard the office of Mayor ot a little city like
Springfield, is not averse to becoming his own
successor and will be the Democratic nominee
for that place, pledge's to and bargains with
Jacob January to the contrary notwithstand
ing. They do say, further, that it will not be
Constantine's fault if the office of city mar
shal is abolished by this legislature.
The horse attached to D. E. Moore's deliv
ery wagon tell on High street, in front of the
postoCBce, yesterday tro-ning. He got badly
tangled np in the harness, and it was nearly
an hour before he could be gotten to his feet.
In the mean time a crowd of probably one
hundred persons congregated, and as usual on
sach occasions, each had a suggestion to
make as to the best way to get the animsl up.
Miss Louvina Ellen Hoak, daughter and
only remaining child of James Hoak, whose
serious illce-a was mentioned Friday evening
in this paper, died at eight o'clock yesterday
m rn'ng. aged twenty years. Funeral at First
English Lutheran church Monday next. Tbe
honr has not yet been fixed, but will be an
Mr. W. H. Van Tassell, superintendent of
the Ohio Southern, and Division Superin
tendent of the I., B. k W will leave early
this week with his family for Florida, in a
special car tendered him by the railroad com
Meetlns; ot th Afrrlenltarat Board.
The February meeting of the Clark County
Board of Agriculture was held in the board
.room, west county building, a quorum pres
ent; President Haxiard in the chair. Dr.
Hatxard from committee on County Institnte
stated that arrangements were about com
plete and that the full programme, with as
signments for each of the three days, Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday, March 19, 20 and
21, would be published early next week. J.
C. Ogden had been appointed and had under
taken to arrange for good music at the meet
ings, which as now understood would be
held in the upper hall at the court-honse.
Posters and circulars wonld be
ready for distribution at the next
meeting of the board and he hoped
there would be a full attendance of members
to receive and distribute them. The matter
of finances was discussed, and the president
stated a number of citizens of Springfitld
city bad volunteered to entertain the lectur
ers from abroad. There was good prospect
of the most interesting and beneficial insti
tute yet held.
A communication was rend from Secretary
S. Alexander, of Jamestown Union Fair, in
viting the co-operation of this society in the
organization of a county fair circuit, to in
clude agricultural societies of Greene,
Clark, Warren, Clinton, Ross, Cler
mont and Brown counties. The object
is to regulate times of holding the
annual exhibitions in counties named so as
not to conflict one with the other, and
also to fix upon uniform rates for entries,
admission, etc., and as to issue of passes or
doing away with them entirely. It was
thought advisable to become mora fully in.
formed on the subject, and Secretary L. B.
Sprague was, on Mr. Elder's motion, elected
delegate to represent this society at a meet
ing to be held in Blanchester next Thursday,
Feb. 19th, the Board agreeing to bear his
A bill of $200 from Jerry Murphy, for
paving sidewalk on Yellow Springs street in
front of the Fair Grounds, as ordered by the
City Council, was presented and gave rise to
a long and animated discussion. It was
finally referred to the fair ground committee
for investigation and report as to the liability
of this Board for the claim.
zeirnttre Committee Keeling.
Eleven members of the Republican execu
tive committee attended the meeting Friday
evening, in secretary Goodwin's office, called
to make further arrangements for the dele
gate election and convention of the 14th and
25th instants. The principal discussion of the
evening was npon the question ot representa
tion ef the colored rote. A portion of that
element of the party had received the im
pression somehow that nnder the plan adopted
for choosing delegates to the convention they
would, or might be deprived of their proper
representation, and the scheme was devised of
having separate ballot boxes at all the places
for colored votes; the celored voters to be
entitled to as many delegates as indicated
by the rote thus cast, subject to
the ratio adopted by the Central Committee
last Saturday. The plan received a majority
vote of those presert, four voticg
against it, and is declared adopted. The un
derstanding therefore is there will be no
"mixing" of ballots at the delegate election.
The meeting made arrangements for print
ing directions and instructions as to manner
ot conducting the election, for distribution,
and lor supply of blanks npon which to write
names ot delegates. Arrangements were al
so made for defraying necessary expenses of
the election and convention, by equitable as
sessment on candidates. The session was a
decidedly lively one and the committee ad
journed at a late hour.
A Social Gathering.
One of the most pleasant gatherings we
haTo had the pleasure of attending, took
place at the residence of Mr. Samuel Fryant,
in Enon, on Thursday evening, February 12.
At an early hour the guests had all arrived,
and an unusually interesting program of
plays, interspersed with merry laughter and
social chat, was carried out, not desisting un
til the "Wee sma hoars" had arrived.
Among those present were Messrs. Bert Mill
er, Frank Huffman, Irwin Athy, Lioral Mill
er, John W. Athy, Fad Funderberg, Charles
nammaker, John Stabler and R. W. Athy,
Misses Rachael Gordon, Lillie Atby, Bell
McDonald, Ruth Taylor and Mrs. C. V. Athy.
Also our estimable hostess and her churning
daughter took a prominent part. On de
parting we bid a hearty good bye to onr
friends who are soon to leave us for a home
in Mississippi. R. W. A.
Te the Editor et the Olobe-BapaHle:
Fortunately for tbe mixed-school move
ment in this state, all the colored clowns,
fools, knaves and jackasses who have been
enacting the disgraceful separate-school farce,
hare been unmasked, and their mercenary
Ajschool-teacher'i salary was the pitiable
mess of pottage for which the political and
social birthright ot the colored citizens of
Ohio was offered by the most miserable in
grate gaig of avaricious penny-whistle sap
suckers and contemptible, narrow, sordid
hucksters the world has ever known.
Educated, intelligent, cultured, yet hardly
destitute si the corns which slavery's toils im
posed upon their feet, they sought for thirsty
pieces of silver, not only to betray their own
fellow-men, but also to fetter themselves
with tbe shackles of a social and political
serfdom as impious as ever Norman Noble
imposed on Saxon Churl.
Strange spectacle incongruoas sight I
Where in the world are we drifting, back
ward or forward?
Has the day come when we can brook
with impunity, insults to our mothers, wives,
sisters, and ourselves in theatres, hotels, res
taurants, and other places, unprotected by
Shall the outrage perpetrated upon our
own distinguished Bishop Payne a tew years
ago still be apossibibility?
Shall we desecrate the holy and sacred
memory of the Garrisons, Phillips, Jno.
Browns, Wilsons, Sumners, and innumerable
other lotty spirits ot the past who sacrificed
even life itself with all its endearments for
downtrodden humanity? May God forbid.
May tbe sober-minded, thoughtlul colored
citizens of this great common wealth relegate
to the shades of obscurity those unprincipled,
ghastly scavengers and blatherskites whs
have tried to barter the highest beneficence of
'their race, and continue to agitate, agitate,
agitate until the flag of their country shall
have as much significance for them as any
other citizens. Point,
Transfers of Real Kstate.
Reuben Bsnes to Isaac M. Roberts, lot in
New Moorefield; $120.
George W. Haus to Susan M. Roberts,
property in New Moorefield; $1,375.
E. A. Buckets to Franklin P. Lorton, lot
J on Urbana pike; $125.
Franklin P. Lorton to Hanich Lorton, lot
on Urbana pike; $100.
Great preparations are being made by
every one for the grand prize masquerade on
Friday evening. In all probability it will
far surpass either of the twp gjren beforty
both ia numbers and elegaue of' oostnasi.
10 BILES YIRD WIDE GOOD BROWN
GOAL IN BOX GARS
W.rth tfty calls per tan more
than ooal m open cart, because It
la dry. You can let It at the of
J. H. ULRICK lb BROS.
Onee If ore Baarenberger.
Criminal proceedings against Henry Snar-
enberger, ter embezzlement, came to a sud
den and summary termination Friday evening,
when the affair was compromised and the
young man released from jail. Snarenberger,
senior, who lives a mile from Greenfield,
Highland county, came here, and after inter
views with the parties concerned, satisfied
Rbodes's claim by giving his note for the
full amount of $500 and paying off costs ac
cumulated in the case so far. Father and son
then left for home, accompanied, one statement
has it, by tbe injured wife and children. II
the large amount of free advertising given the
young man and a contemplation of the narrow
escape he has had, effect a reform, the affair
will not have been entirely without benefit to
him. Some say the settlement was the more
readily agreed to, for the reason that there
was a little doubt as to the strength ot tbe
evidence against the accused, whose connec
tion with Rhodes may have been so nearly
that of a partner that a case of embezzlement
could not be made out. This leaves the Co
lumbus young woman to hear from.
The Mitchell Post G. A. R. has received an
invitation to attend divine services at the
Universalis! church on Sunday, February 22.
Rev. J. M. H. Smith will preach on tbe sub
ject of "Church Divisions." Rev. Smith has
undoubted reputation as a speaker and min
ister, and it is expected that the G. A. R.
will attend the services in a body.
An Important Discovery.
The most important discovery is that which
brings the moat good to the greatest number.
Dr. King's New discovery tor Consumption,
Coughs and Cslds, will preserve the health
and save life, and is a priceless boon to tbe
afflicted. Not only does it positively cure
Consumption, but Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis,
Asthma, Hoarseness, and all affections of tbe
Throat and Chest, and Lungs, yield at once to
its wonderful curative powers. If yon doubt
this get a trial bottle free, at Chef. Ludlow's
An Bad to Bone Scraslng.
Edward Shepherd, of Harrisburg, 111, says:
"Having received so much benefit from the
Electric Bitters, I feel it my duty to let suf
fering humanity know it Have had a run
ning Sore on ay leg tor eight years; my doc
tors told me I would have to hare my bone
scraped or my leg amputated. I used, instead,
thtee bottles ol Electric Bitters and seven
boxes of Backlen's Arnica Salve, and my leg
is now sound and well."
Electric Bitters are sold at fifty cents a bot
tle, and Backlen's Arnica Salve at 25c per box
by Cbas, Lndlow.
Backlen's Arnica Salve.
Tbe best salve in the world for Cats
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and positively
cures Piles, or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25c per box. For sale by
Ask your grocer for Diamond Light.
Go to Gellenbeck's auction, commencing
While money is close, wsges and prices ' --,
expenses should be cut down in every house
hold. Economy, the watchword for mothers,
heads off doctor bills, by always keeping in
the house a bottle of Dr. Bosanko's Cough and
Lung Syrup. Stops a cough instantly, re
lieves consumption, cures croup and pain in
the chest in one night. It is just the remedy
for hard times. Price 50c and $1. Sample
free. Sold by Ad. Bakbaus fc Co.
Ask your grocer for Diamond Light.
If yon have a Sore Throat, a Cough or a
Cold, try B. H. Douglass & Sons Capsicum
Cough Drops; they are pleasant to the taste,
perfectly harmless, and will surely cure you.
Ask your grocer for Diamond Light.
A Tesetablo Compound.
Dr. Young's Blood Purifier, or Liver and
Kidney Cure is one of the best if not the
very besf Blood purifiet offered to the public
It is not a bitters or a beverage, but a purely
vegetable compound, each and every part of
which acts directly on the Liver and Kid
neys. Manufactured by Dr. Youcg, 116
Maine street, Paioesrille, Ohio.
For sale by M W. Webb ft Co, 60 Arcade.
Ask your grocer for Diamond Light.
BRO. & CO.
GOAL IN BOX GARS
Worth fifty cents per ton more
than coal In open cars, because it
Is dry. You can get It at the of
J. H. Ulriclc & Bros.
Dr. Frank G. Runyan.
Booms In Baeklasthain'e 'Bnlldlas;
over Hnrpoy Bra's store.
Special alterjllcL (HH-. to til lrueiMn
A Great Discovery.
Mrs. Emma Clark's Hair Restorer removes
dandruff trom tbe scalp and renders it per
fectly healthy. It will cure all diseases of
the scalp, alv cures nrsralgia headache, ner
vous headache and removes pimples from the
face, restores gray hair to its natural color
and produces a luxuriant growth of the hair.
This" preparation is perfectly free from pois
onous drugs. Satisfaction guaranteed or
money refunded. This Hair Restorer is pre
pared and sold by Mrs. Emma Clark, South
Charleston, Clark county, Ohio, or her au
thorized agents. Agents wanted. Give it a
trial. Price 75 cents and $1 per bottle.
For sale by Ad. Bakbaus ft Co., Druggists,
23 East Main street, and H. H. Wolfe, corner
Market and High streets, Theo. Troupe and
T. J. Casper.
CUKES FUR i-ILSW.
Piles are frequently preceded by a sense ot
weight in the back, loins and lower part oi
the abdomen, causing the patient to suppose
he has some effectiea of the kidneys or
neighboring organs. At times, symptoms of
indigestion are present, flatulency, uneasiness
of the stomach, etc. A moisture, like per
spiration, producing a very disagreeable itch
ing, alter getting warm, is a common at
tendant. Blind, Bleeding and Itching Piles
yield at once te the application of Dr.
Bosanko's Pile Remedy, which acts directly
upon the parts affected, absorbing the
Tumors, allaying the intense itching, and
effecting a permanent cure. Price 50 cents.
Sold by Ad. Bakhans ft Co.
Health, Ie Wealth.
It is worth more than riches, for without it
riches cannot be enjoyed. How many peo
ple are without health whs might regain it
by using Kidney-Wort. It acts npon the
Liver, Bowels and Kidneys, cleansing and
stimulating them to healthy actios. It cures
all disorders of these important organs, puri
fiet the blood and promotes the general
health. Sold by all druggists. See advt.
Do Not Delay.
The lungs are strained and racked by a
persistent congh, the general strength wasted,
and an incurable complaint often established
thereby. Da. Toung'a Latest Discovery for
Consumption is an effectual remedy for
Coughs, Colds, and all Pulmonary and Bron
chial affections. Do not delay, but pnrchase
a bottle of this great remedy at once. For
sole by M. W. Wxbs ft Co, 60 Arcade
Ask your grocer for Diamond Light.
Tonne; Hen I Bead This.
The Voltaic Belt Co, of Marshall, Mich,
offer ts send their celebrated Electro-Voltaic
Belt aid other Electric Appliances sn trial
for thirty days, to men (young or old) afflicted
with nervous debility, loss ot vitality and
manhood, and all kindred troubles. Also for
rheumatism, neuralgia, paralysis, and many
other diseases. Complete restoration to
health, vigor and manhood guaranteed. Ho
risk is inenrred as thirty days trial is al
lowed. Write them at oaee for illistrated
IssTDUmond Dyes will Color Any
thing any color, aid never tail. The easiest
and best way to eceaemizc 10s. at all drug
gists. Wells, Richardson ft Co , Burlington,
Vt. Sample Card 32 colors, and book ot di
rections for 2 cent stamp.
Go to Gellenbeck's auction, commencing
It Has no Kqual.
As a remedy for all the ills of life, most of
which have their origin in Blood Poison in
some form, Dr. Toung's Great Blood Purifier
bas no equal. It should be in the bouse of
every family and ghen to children as well as
adults. It contains no poison, either mineral
or vegetable. Manufactured by D M. Young,
Sold by M. W. Webb 4 Co, 60 Arcade.
Go to Gellenbeck's auction, commencing
Do Not Despair.
Many who feel their case to be hopeless
can be restored to perfect health by the use of
Dr. Young's Latest Discovery for Consump
tion. As a medicine it has no equal. Coughs,
Colds, Asthma, Bronchitis and all kindred
complaints yield readily to its influence.
Trial bottle 1 Oc. For sale by
M. W. Wkbb ft Co, 60 Arcade
A CARD. To ail whs are saffertaa; treat
error and lndiseretlens et veuth, ntrvoua weak,
nem. early decay, lees et manhood. Ac, I will
end a reelM that will cure yes. FBKZ OF
CHARGE, Tali crest remedy was discovered by
a mtsdenary la south America, Bead ecU-ed-
sremedeaveleBS to BEV. JOBEm T. HMAK
U..BW IOTK. -
RAILWAY TIME TABLE
Cleveland, Colnmbni, Cincinnati and la.
aianapoiie Ball way.
GREAT CE3TIUL TBUCK EOUTB.
EAST AJVX WEST.
rhroug h cars, with connection. Ia Union Prmot.
Only direct line via Cleveland, Buffalo and NI
agr Falls to New York and New hnglasd.
Wrect connections for all Southern, Seathwest.
era and ctem points, either bv wsrof Clicin
niti, Indianapolis or St. Louta. Fast Time, Srw
Equipment, and running through the most pope
lar part of the country; poweMlng every appli
ance or ppeed and comfort known to be MrTice
'V,, lhe BMt Koad-Ked and the Safest Eoad in
the West. Tickets by this popular route for sale
at all regular ticket offices.
A. J. SMITH, General Passenger Agent.
C. 0. C. & I. RAtlWAY.
Talis Lun Oalsj Isrt.
Sprtnr, Del. 4 Col. Accom
N. Y. A Boston Eipres
. 1223 a m
C'Incirii.itl A N. if. Fast Idee
Cleveiuu 1 r'ast l.tni. .,,, ,
Jala ts 3daj Settt.
Midnight KrpreM Ilttam
Sprlngfleld Accom S:3 a sa
Springfield A Cincinnati xpres8 lata
Cln, Indianapolis xiressu..H
II as am
wauunsu r nsx use-.n
Dayton, Cln.,4 8U L. Ex.
Sp'J. & Cln. Accom, Sunday only.
Tnla ArrlTt fna Etta.
i. x. Botnon nxpreae
Cln. A Delaware Express
Cleveland Vast LIne
Sitd. A Cln. Accom, s'anday only.
Cln. a N. Y. Fast Line , ' "'
Train intra rrca list,
Delaware. SD'fd. A Cln. ExDreu-
Cincinnati Fast Line.
Southern Kxpresa. .
Otluabus, Delaware al 1 Springneld Ac 7JSsa
These trains iie the only ones runutnx sa
Train leaving at 11:35 a. m. has through.
sleeping car to Boston without chance.
The train leaving at s.5 baa parlor carte
Cleveland, connecting with the tnronH
sleeper to ."tew York and Boston.
All trains ran by Central standard Time)
which is 33 minutes slower than ifpringlleli time.
Geo. H. KaiQHT,
Ticket Agent,.Arcade HeML
GREAT THROUGH ROUTE
3 THROUGH PASSEM6EB TBAIHS 3
w Tailj , each way,
Elegant New Style
And Combination Sleeping and Ra-
clining Chair Cars on
Aifl Elegant Modern Coaches on Bay Tralsa.
Steel Hails, Miller Platforms and
Couplers, Air Brakes and all
Shortest and Host Desirable Route Bo.
tween the ait and West. Tnroagbi
Tickets and Baggage Checks
to all Principal Point..
Particular advantages offered to Western Eml
grsnts. Land and Tourist Tickets to all potlSi
reached bj any Hue.
Passenger trains leave Sprlngaeld, O., from TJnlsa.
Depot as follows:
Going Bast, 11:40 a. m 10.05 a. m., 5:40 a. Bk
Ooing West, 1:13a. ., 11:35 a. a., S:Up.a
Going North, 3:43 a. ., 11:40 a. si..
Uolng South, O. jt. , 10:80 a. m., 5:13 a, m.
From Bast, 1:30 a. m., 5.15 p. m., 11:15 a as.
From West, 12:13 a. m.. S-.5o a. m., 5:0 p. m.
From North, 12:30 a. m., S.-00 p. m.
FremSonlb. 9:50 a. m., 4:30 p. m.
C. K. Henderson, H. at. Broassa,
Gea'l Manager. Gea'l Ticket Aat.
D. H. BOCUK. Agent, Springs's 1, U
Trains Arrlre from Jackson ami WsiHnaajs C W
No. t (except Sunday) 5:15 p. m. 4:30 p. m
Ne.t(ezcepteundaj)10:10a.m. fs) a.m
TtsJssDeeMrKjscxaseisd WasklsftaiC H.
Spring fid B. B.
No. 1 (except Junday) 11 :45 a.m. lctSOs-m.
Me. 4 (except Baidey) 1:55 p. m. fctmm.
If. T. P. at O. BAUVWAT.
Tnlas Leave colic tut
Ne. 4, Jf. T. Limited Ex-10:3b a. m. 1M a. m.
Ne. S, re York lixpresa 5:19 p.m. 4.49 a.m.
No. U, Atlantic Express 10:34 a, m. 12:M a .
Trains Issva going Wert.
SprlngCld B. B,
Nevl.nn. and West'n Fx-12:Mp. m. 11:23 p.m.
No. s. Pacific Express 2:24 a. m. l:3t a. m.
Ne. 5, St. U limited tx 5:53 p.m. 5:29a.m.
"These trains are the only onee running on Sea
day. Free hack to trains one honr before time of de-
Ssrtnre. J. I). Fhlxou, Ticket Agt.; oOee
PAN -HANDLE ROUTE!
P., C. & St. L. Railwaj.
LITTLB MIAMI DIVISION 8PBISOFI
CaurntA. STAanaaD Tata.
FstL'e. On. Ac W.Ex. Jf. ak
eoiaswmrr No.1. No. 11. No. 7. No. SL
Lv. Spricgfield. 6.10am 11:0' am 40Dpm 8:45pm
Lv.lel. springs. 6:20am 11.24am 4:21pm S.OSpm
Arrive Zeals. S.40am 11:50am 4:45pm t-.3Spm
Arr.ClnclnnatL10.SCau 2:30pm 7:0Opm
Arr. Columbus. S.SOam ".25pm 11:20pm
Arr. Leiisvllle 7:30pm 1230am 11:10pm
Fst L'e. CoL Ac Xen. Ac JJm.I
eoisaZAST NS-4. No. 12. No. 10. Jta.i.
Leave Louisville. 2:45am 2:10pm
Lv. Cincinnati 7:42am 2:30pm 7:2Spm
Arr.CoIambus 11:40am 7:00pm 11:20pm
Arrive Xenla.10.00em 4.40pm L'ltpm t-.U.m
Lv. TeL 8prings.l0:31am 5:50pm 2:20pm lt-.Km
Arr.t)prlaglleld.l0:55am 6:15pm 2.40pm lS-.tepm
Train No. 1 makes connections at Xenla feeOe
lumbus, Washington C. H. and Chillieothe. Be.
11 through train for all points South ae West.
No 7 Western Express through train for Claela
natl, Louisville and all points South; Indlnape
Ils, St. Louis and all points West; Loganspert eat
Chicago and all points North and Northwest. Be.
5 la a through train for all points East, Baltimore,
Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Bastes eal
paints In the New England States.
Tickets aad Baggage Checks and rellaMe In
formation, can be obtained ot the Compear
agents, and at the office ef the Company's Aral,
tfiii city. Particular Information at ts Traia
connections. Bates, etc, cheerfully furnished.
Call ea - J. -. BIN KB, City Ticket Agent
J AS. Ma MCKA, Manager.