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WILLIAM .FERGUS ON, Propriet or.
"Whoro Lilerty Iyolls, llioro is my Country.'
$1,50 Pr Annum.- -In Adv ans
PREBLE CO., OHIO, THURSDAY,
MAY 21-, 188.
-MAESSHAItL & BHO'S,'
S6, West Fifth Street, Cincinnati,
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M. H hand a large nnd desirable stock o
Whiok toy will sell cheap for cash;
HEVT SPRING CRESS GOODS,
SILKS MUSLINS,' and Housekeeping
also a splendid assortment of
BARPETING, OIL CLOTHS,
BUGS, MATS, 4c,
Wbiok ljny will sell cheaper than any other
LI Houno 'in Cincinnati.
Let every une cull nt .l.r.sii.i.l, lino's,
Ns. 66, West Fil'ili Street, between Walnut
Jir"; , 18'3.' ly.
" MICHAEL FILBERT
Still iu tho lieia,
E has imt returned from the "Onecn
City" with a lnvjc ord vnried sticlc
HATS & CAPS,
Cloths, CassimcrcStTiacrb, Yistins,
: and a lurgo lot ol
".uicn lis o.;crs to liu iiii!n:!i-on.; ei'.stnmors
at an low rates ns can be boalit ar.yv,-!jcre.
&A!1 hiids of Quint Horfc made to
order,, on tlmrhortost notice.
Tfie pu'iirr'nro invited to call nt his o'd
stand; f pposite the "National Hotel," and
nxamind his stock
Come aloii;. como-alonj; nia!;e no dclav:
t'oma from very hnralsl und village b'v the
Come and buy the cheapest C'.itbe that ever
yon did wear,
All warranted to lit you neat, r,n '. ther
rip or tear.
Viton' Anjust 211, 1SSU.
Main Strept, 2 doors East
, ., or the M. K. Church. .
JOHN P. BPATZ bejs to return '"his Bin
cere thanks to bid fritnd.i, and the public
for the patronage they have so liberally be
Kowed upon him and to inform .then tha
t(( still eontiuues tp keep the best brcai and
flour, butter, cjfgs, cakes, sweets, biscuits
and other articles which nra in general de
mand, to which he begs to add for tho com
fort of the public that he keeps the best glass
To ale and beer and the finest tobacco. Give
him a call and you will not be disappoinled
ABgnst,29, 1361. tf
J. II. FOOS.
J. R. STEPHENS.
, FOOS & STEPHENS,
-"7"ILC attend promptly to nil business
V V entrusted Jo their care, in Preble and
adjoining .CQiiutles. .
Special attcnlioa will be paid to the pro
curing of LETTERS OF ADMINISTRA
TION and GUARDIANSHIP, the SETTLE
MENT OF ESTATES, the COLLECTION
OF DEBTS, PARTITIONING OF LANDS,
and to tin execution of DIvUDS, MORTGA
GES, and nil kinds of COKVEYANCES.
lOrOmce ovtjr Stephens & Go's Store, on
Main stredt, immediately' opposite the Court
House. ' ' a '. t npri!2-ly
WINTERS & ACHET,
Norlk Baron St,, bctiron Main
EiTOJ, OHIO daor
BOOK AND JOB
mxnu.im .......ir.ti. :..:. i
iu mi I'l.iuQufiuiaiMii, in i tic fisiinrnc:
&n ample slisfaction will b given as re
d.i lypegrapliy, 1 rom wsrK, and charge.
t tlioso wha may requira
PLAIN AND FANCY
JOB FRHE? T2S
We intend that no one Efoali excel
REASONABLE PRI CTS
Wn ar prepared to execute
Business and Visiting Cards 1
Hi" IIIIOVIU vjavciw,
BALL AND PARTY CARDS
3t Main Strost, Eaton, Ohio
LIVERY. FEED & SALE STORE
JOHN W. STEPHENS
WOULD announce to his friendsnnd tho
public, that nc lii,Sjio,i iucn tho old
stand, recently occupied by William C. Deem,
and re-opened a Livery Stable, where ho will
bo'pleased to accoiu' iate all who may wish
hi' llorsct, Buggies, tic, on reasonable
Stable Room and Feed for Horses ol
travelers, farmers, fc., also nrTorded. Tho
patronage of the pu jlic in respectfully tolic i
ted. ? August 23d.. 8S(1'..
G STY: HOTEL
C. S1SAUB, P lepidcr
Pay, Bounty Money, &tt.
GILM3RF & GAMPBFtf
UiLmwnt &, t;Ar,irbLLL
) LA J 31 AGENTS
(Licensed by tlio Government,)
WILL promptly attend to the prnsccu
lion of Claims for Pensions, Arrears
aims for Pension,. A.rnnr,
' I'iit, lionntv Money, tic, on behalf of
:i:.. 1 "... r... '
milium- claimants, Ac.
'"wCiIso keep on hand a general nssorl-:
of Revenue Stumps, and are prepared
ex ccuic u II Cunlrncts. Lcasii'S. Uerds. '
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stamps, with neatness and dispatch.
Oflrc at the old Shnul.
GILMOKH .rc CAMIMIELL.
Rut o r, t1! n. H, W.I. tf
TIN-WASS. m STOVES !
T jl!!K subscriber would call the attention o
his old friends nnd customers
cut Stock uf c.u-r:it-lit
rl? i IZV "WT":.3!'S '15
. u" A
of M-ory vmicty usually kept ir. Tin Shops,
Hi! also Wiis constnntlv on hand the In
test nnd most approved patent;-, of
COOKING L PAPiLGR STOVES
nil of which ho v.ill sell tis l..w us can be jmr
chased LUcvlii;ro iu the co'.iutv.
Ho is also prepared to attend to all orders In
Tin and Shoot Iron .Roofing, -
on roasona'jlc terms. The work warranted
BfS.All orders for Repairing attended to
on short notico; and ibe work done in such
mai.ncr as to render general satisfaction.
His simp still kept nt tlio old stand, on
dror North of the Odd Fellows' Ruilding.
All articles in h'n linn sold nt s.ich rates
us to reiiuiio Ins ndiic rejice tocu..!i terms.
1 'iiton, August. ":!, 1.SG0. it
M v i '
UCUi C JUWUliVV UUIS
in just opened n Grocery Slora on Bar
on iMrcit, o::e door mauIi of the Euir'n'
hold, where tin keeps everu!:iuc' ii: hioime
Iticr, Soap, Caudle?, Syrup,
Molasses, Fish, Dye Stuffs,
Ciytv:i, Tubacco, Cc maa Sinjr,
HAZARD RIFLE POW.DICI?,
SHOT, LEAD, CAPS,
BROOMS. BUCKETS, TUBS,
Churns, Trace and Holler Chains
All f which will bo so!4
VERY LOW FORiCASH,
OR (iOon COCSTKV ritODl'CE.
March li, l8G2-ly
In connection with the'Orocery, h, will
the name building, where his friends will
always find a choice variety of
OYSTERS, TJ!irjJ,NUTS, ',
CANDIES, JIAMXS, FIGS,
and every other article necessary to a first
aJaas Saloon. '.;-ly
R. G. D. McKEMY,, .
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
cnrneT of Main and Chewy Sis.
- BATOR, O."-
JSrCollcctions and lcmittlnccs
The Farmer's Column.
t,c,!iliM t,x0llt by which
l!e (lU:llity ot' b'0IUL' leading CSCI1
eat h'11'-' ,ll;,y uc determined. We
i liiidf him nr ht iinil vmiriiond
There is so wide a diU'ci-enec in
(t,ie f;l!ifi' ot' vegetable,
:u.e f,.tn,u,Ht!y surprised t
to see the
iiidillcrcucc in re-ranl to tliO Tur-
f'laso of vegetable seeds for sowing
land planting. This is an error,
which limy readily ho corrected.
No person wlio desires garden
(-Lculeuts of line quality need he
without, the best, if he will only
t; ke the trouble to make hisselco-
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1,1 t"-l'"S Willi a lime more
i tiiau usual euro. Somebody litis
I I i i .1 , ii '
aown ii;e loiiomiig un a cute-
Li the blood beet wo always
look for a deep color, smooth,
handsome form, small ton, and
sweet tender llesh. In the orange
carrot, pinall too, smooth root, and
dee) orange color. In the cabbage,
fd ort ftiiino, large, compact head,
with but few leaves. In the cucum
ber, straight, handsome form, and
dark trroen color. In the lettuce,
hirge, eloso head, .pleasant flavor,
with the finality ol slandititr the
heat without soon running to seed.
In fweetcorn, long ears, very Bhriv-
died grains over the end of the cob.
l i l,n ,1 l i. ,.i- .
t i ---7 r?-
thick, firm ilesb, and high flavor.
In the water melon, thin rind.
abundant and well flavored juice,
and bright red coie. In tho onion,
thick, round shape, small neck, deep
color, mihl llavor, and good keep
ing quality. In the parsnip, small
top, long, smooth root, and rich
flavor. In the pea, Inv growth,
full pcd.- large and tender peas,
rich flavor, in the scarlet radish,
deep color, small lops, dean root,
and oiiick. free trrowth. In the
squash, medium si--:e, dry, flue
grained, decineoloroii fle.-h. In
turnips, Ihiiid-ome fiii'in, sin-.ill toiis
;uul tl' root, swtet, crisp ilesh."
Those who have never secu hot
ter Boris than they posses, suppotc
thoy arc of the first quality, when
they may be very inferior or almost
wortliiet-.-i when compared with the
ii'uc.ii varicm. '. (. ( .:?,;.
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A Vat.t'.mu.k Cow. Mr. Lvman
u.no, ot onaicrsviiit', f.as a cosv,
the product from v.hich, us per
following slaicnient, is must extra
ordinary. From March 12, 1SG2,
to March 8, ISc.-S, butter made
four h 11 ml red and thirty dive pounds
which sold tor ?61 lo, besides
tho family used butter and milk
from the same cow, as much as
they needed. We should like to
bear of llie equal of such a cow
as this. Portaye. Democrat.
California Flax. Tho editor
of tho Los Angelos News has been
furnished by Dr. Osborn, of that
place, with a parcel of native flax,
which grows wild, and is said to
be abundant in that section. Tho
Nows says it is from a stock which
appears to bo a species of nettle;
in texture there appears to be no
material difference between it and
common flax. It is thought that
this plant might bo successfully
cultivated. The fiber is quite as
strong as a cultivated article of
jTo protect animals against
Hies and insects, apply a small
quantity of the following conn
pound, daily, to tho surface of tho
body, by means of a sponge: Wal
nut leaves, 4 ounces; lobelia leaves,
4 ounces; boiling water, 1 gallon.
Let the mixture stand until cool,
then expross the fluid through c.ot
ton cloth, and add 4 ounces of the
tiucture ot aloes.
. "Tho Fourteenth Ohio Stato
Fair will bo held in tho city of
Cleveland, oil. Tuesday, Wodnesi
day, Thursday, and Friday,, tho
loth, 16th, 17th, and 18th (lavs ot
A STARTLING DISCLOSURE.
The following i.s takeu from the
Syracuse (X. V.) "Courier," and
is worthy the serious attention of
every Democrat. Similar organi.
zations are, no doubt, being formed
in other State?. "Eternal vigi-
laneo is tho price of liberty."
"A reliable gentleman of this
'cih- has placed in our possession a
letter, of which the following is a
copy. It was furni-hed to him by
the person to whom it was nd-
dressed, who, to his credit be it
isaid, does not hesitate to denouneo
the nefarious plot tuid its reckless
authors. Wc advise the writer to
bo more cautious as to whom he
approaches with his revolutionary
"'UTICA, April 9, 1863.
'Mr. . . V. V. .
You will excuse me ior addressing
you, a stranger to me ; but from
what I hear of vou we need no
formal introduction. V.'e are both
loyal men, and as such are friends
at sight. My object in addressing
you on this occasion is to learn if
there can be organized in your
town a Loyal Leaguo Rendezvous. I
lou are perhaps aware that our
loyal Leagues of this State are to
jhold a State Convention at this
place, on tho 27th inst. I am in-
tormed that your League is iu
process of formation. 1 daresay
trroi I.- n ait ( K ,n. .... . .... T n.. ... .....
one public and another secret
the farmer civic, and tho latter
inilitary in its plans, and from
what 1 am told of your peculiar!
abilities, I especially wish you
take part in the latter. It is essen-!
tillllv liecessarv thut. tLla nrirnni'o.
.lion should be speedily elfected.
'IM. . : : iii J
x ii i luciciiN.iig noioncss ana num
bers ot the Copperheads iu this
State are such that they must be
put down UeKire the next Pt'csidcn-
tial election, or they may outvote
ws at u:e pons. iiieir clamor
about free speech, arbitrary ar
rests and the Constitution is mis
leading the people. We must not
be too careful or timid about tho
measures necessary to keep them
under. It may he that the military
foica of our inner Loyal Leagues,
m wopvrtuioii wui tne uoccrriment
may bo effectively used !
them ui certain localities. Having
been appointed by our friends in
New York city as traveling agent
for Central New York, I shall soon
give.you a call. I am hot ablo to
name tho day at this time, but
will advise you of my visit in time
lor you to call in a few reliable
friends for consultation. Don't ni
vitc any squeamish Republicans
none but the most radical. I shall
then communicate to you the signs,
mystic grips, and other workings
of our order. Let me hear from
"'E. L. ROBERTS.'"
ttA correspondent ot an Ausi
'alian paper relates the discovery,
near Castlemaino (Australia), of
three human bodies petrified into
solid marble. Every part of the
body has been accurately preserved,
and tho attitudes aro ro natural
that tho discoverer until he went
closo up, imagined the blocks of
stone to bo real men.
Tim Income Tax. By a late do
c'sion of tho Commissioner of In
ternal Revenue, old debts which
havo been considered heretofore
hopelessly lost, but which have
been paid within the time covered
by tho return of income, must be
returned as taxable income. Debts
considered as hopelessly lost on
tho 31st of December, 1802, may
bo deducted In making the present
roturn, nnd if afterward paid, must
be returned as income in tho ucxt
return after such payment.
A General Order just issued says
the following ofliccrs und men are
declared duly exchanged ns prist
oners of war since the announce
ment in General Order No. 10, of
January 1, 1803:
1. All oflicera and enlisted men,
and nil persons, whatever may
have been their classification or
character, who have been delivered
at City Point, Virginia, up to May
2. All oflicera who have been
captured and released on paroje up
to April 1, 1SG3, wherever they
may have been captured.
o. All enlisted men who havo
been captured in North Carolina
and Virginia, and released ou par
ole up to March 1, 1803.
Paroled troops declared to bo
exchanged, will bo without delay
equipped for the Held, and forward
ed to regiments to which they bo.
long, from .posts or camps, whor.
ever they may be selected. All oft
licers and enlistled men absent iu
virtue of being on parole, will,
now that they arc exchanged, inu
mediately report for duty with
their proper commands.
The following correspondent
iows when athdavits must be
stamped, under the ruling of tho
Commissioners of Internal Rev
Not Yoiik, May 5, 1803.
lt liVC tTnt;l' tl,e 8aiuo 113 certitii
toiSiltcfl' 10 ask if such is your
Hon. J. J. Lewis, Com'r of Internal
Revenue, Washington, 1). C. :"
Sin, Having observed in some
ol the iew Xork papers, a para-
e1"!11 lliac uiikiaviia aro now
l,ol(.' to 1)0 subjoct to a stamp duty
it so having sworn a great
number daily for some time past,
and not having put any stamp
thereon, agreeably to the decision
"sworn, &e.," wer; not regarded as
11 wrtiiic.ite will such affidavits
nc iinuim ivc wuiu ot ti stamp :
Yours, most resp'y, 4
Notary Public and Com'r for all
Treasury Dep't, Office of Internal
Revenue, Washington, May 6.
Sat, Your letter of tho 5th
instant has been received. In reply
thereto, I havo tho honor to state
uiai wie jurat oi an ainuavit ia
subject to a stamp duty of five
cents, except when tho same ia
part of an acknowledgment of a
deed, or other instrument ia writ
ing. Any person issuing an instrui
nient without the same being duly
stamped is liablo to a penalty f
Either the person issuing or the
person receiving an unstamped in
strument may subsequently affix
and cancel the required reveuue
In no case will an instrument
not duly stamped bo received as
evidence in court. On and after
June 1, 18G3, every instrument isi
sued without being duly stamped
will to invalid and of no effect.
To Mr. J. Butcher, P., N. Y.
The city of Lyons baa sent its
twelfth contribution of Peter's
pence to Rome, consisting of nearly
three million francs.
8-Capt. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Jr. son of tho poet, was wounded
for the third time as Chancellom ;
villo, on Saturday last.
Mr. Calvin Haskville, of
West Gloucester, Mass., has ason ,
five years of age who weighs ono
hundred und twcntyfive" pounds.
Ho enjoys excellent health, audi
bids fair to ecfipsoDauiel Lambert
iu size, should ho attain mau'