My 8," 1875.
Harvest has commenced.
Candidates are "materializing."
See Eaton Register.
Festivals are the go now among
Sunday was a very quiet Fourth of
July in Eaton. ' '
It is said that the small-pox is bad
in Cincinnati. Keep away.
Tax -paying and the Fourth of July
Subscription still received at the
Democrat office without a penalty.
Itain, rain, rain 1 Will it never let
There was a good many got full of
the Fourth of July last Saturday night.
Rains still continue to fall and our
farmers have had a season of rest.
This is the season for the announce
ment of drowned boys. Three in
Cincinnati last week at one haul.
The lager beer trade was lively last
Saturday, and several kegs were emp
tied tnd several filled. .
Some corn is apparently much in
jured by the recent wot weather, but
weeds have a healthy growth.
Judge Gilmoeb has returned to
Eaton, the Supreme Court having ad
journed for three months.' " .. .
Candidates 'have commenced har
vesting. Some of their crops will be
Our young friend Frank C. Stock
ton, has many thanks for the late Gal
veston (Texas) Dailies.
The Long Branch Government now
drives a pair of Preble county horses
in his family carriage. A fact.
Monroo township is the promptest
tax-paying township in tho county.
It is a democratic township.
The Treasurer informs us that there
is but little delinquency on chattel
property this year. .
Tho late heavy rains have very 6e-
riou3ly damaged the crops in this
" There are a number of cases of
typhoid fever in Eaton, tho result of
ih miserable sanitary condition of
ouf city. ?
Green apples will be later than usnal
this year, and doctors fear that the
usual season of profit will be greatly
delayed. ' . ' y ;
Few snakes have been seen' this
season. Perhaps tho severe winter
- has had something to do with the
. non-appearance of the reptiles.'
Tho left eyo of the young ladjf of
the period is constantly cast heaven
ward, to see where tho brim of her;
lilt. JU bllWV OiU " J
JCa. J. P. Ilarslunan has a superior and
choice brand of cigars, beside his oth
er spiritual comforts. Drop in and
"Cap" will wait on you. "
Hundreds of our citfeens'go daily
to the Blue Lick woll on the public
square and drink of its waters, and
claim that it is proving a blessing to'
If the ladies make another reef in,
their dresses they will .need-to get
outside them when walking. They
now look like a pair of one-logged'
pants of a peculiar pattern. C. -
Revs. Marlay and Retxolds ex
changed pulpits last Sabbath evening.
Thus the Methodists partook of Pres-
bytcrianism and the Presbyterians of
Melhodietism.' -.-' -
Our Commissioners are removing
the public stink vault which has an
noyed the neighbors in close proxim
ity so long. Now let the Board of
Health do their duty, and our city
will exude a different atmosphere.
Mr. John Lander, our enterprising
groccryman, presented the Masonic
Order, on the occasion of' their Jate
anniversary, with a nice sugar-cured
. hamw,hich was prepared in good style
by his excellent wife. The Order ten
der their thanks.
The Know Nothing party has thus
far evolved four candidates for Audi
tor, five for Treasurer, four for Pro-;
bate Judge, and an unlimited number
for Representative and Senator. - As
there remains twenty-three days unto
their Convention,-the "patriots" will
have an abundanco of time to an-:
nounce their names.
On the night of the 1st inst., St.
Patrick's Catholic congregation held
a Festival on the grounds adioining
the Church. The lawn was besuti
fully lighted by Chinese, lanterns, and
tho handsome cakes and first-class ice
cream, and Iemouades, were rapidly
disposed of. Altogether it was
very pleasant and enjoyable occasion.
The Republican Sons of Liberty
held a meeting in Eaton on Saturday
last, as per call of a secret circular is
sued by order from the Dayton Jour
nal branch of the Eaton Register
fice, and appointed the 31st of July
as the day in which they will go into
the "slaughtering" business. All "eao
rifices" are requested to be ready.
The man who. don't tako the papers
was in town last week, accompanied
by his wife, oldest "garl," and a littlo
red-headed baby. He quietly hitch
ed his beast to a lamp-post, told
wife and daughter to jump out; after
which ho lifted a sugar trough out
the wagon, and proceeded to rock
baby in the cradle of the deep.
being posted on market reports
disposed of his onion stock at the rate
of three cents per bushel. He also
very innocently inquired after
health of Andy Jackson. Poor fami
lythey were not aware that things
had got considerably mixed since An
drew's time, and thereby lost the
ference in several bushels of ouions.
Moral : Tako tho papcrst
The Firemen's Parade.
The Fourth of July was handsome
ly and pleasantly celebrated in Eaton
by. onr excellent and efficient Fire
Company. . At 10 o'clock the Compa
ny appeared on our streets, with their
Engine beautifully decorated with
flags and evergreen, and drawn by
four spirited horses. The procession
was headed by our famous Brass Band
and tho city Council ; then followed
the Steam Engine and the members
dressed in full-uniform ; the old "Red
Rover" Engine was trimmed off and
in charge of Young America, aud the
workmen in the cigar establishments
of Messrs. Quiuu & Klinger and Ay
era & Filbert, in two handsomely dec
orated wagons, brought up the rear.
After parading through our streets,
the capacity of the Engines to throw
water was tested, near the Depot.
Our Steamer can't be beat that is a
fact, and sufficient comment and the
old "Red Rover" done bully under
tho control of the boys. "When this
exercise was closed, tho Company re
paired to the-dining room of the
Eagle Hotel, arid partook of an excel
lent and sumptuous dinner, served up
for the -occasion by the host, Mr. "W.
C. nuston' and lady, assisted by Mr.
Geo: Kelly aiid W. A. Cleveland.
Rev: Z. T. Sullivan preceded the din
ner with an impressive blessing, and
after all present had partaken to their
satisfaction of the substantial provi
ded, the Mayor made a few desultory
remarks, when the Band, whose con
cord of sweet sounds'
"As sweet and musical
As bright Appollo's lute, strung with
thrilled the room with its melting
murmurs, aud the crowd dispersed.
The afternoon" of the day was spent
by the Company at the Fair Grounds,
in' "tripping the light fantastic toe,"
and other amusements. - The celebra
tion was a success, and all seemed to
enjoy it with the ntmost pleasure,
Eaton has A Fire Department and a
Company of which her citizens may
justly be proud, and they should be
ever ready and willing to assist and
encourage its gentlemanly members
in-whatever is necessary to render it
efficient in time of danger. ,
On Thursday, July , 1st, Coroner
Bruce and a jury held an inquest on the
body of Frank Butt", a young man of
near twenty years, who was engaged as
a hand on the farm of J. T. Morning
star, in Lanier township. On the day
mentioned, after an early breakfast, Mr.
Morningstar with his wife and two
children came to Eaton, leaving this
young man at work fn the corn they
returned to their home at about 12 o'
clock. M., and after preparing dinner
tho bel was rung the little daughter
of Mr. II. going np stairs to make some
change In her apparel, dif covered the
young man, Butt, lying on (he bed,
Mr.M. went up, but thinking the man
was " sleeping' nrtder the influence of
liquor," (to flie use 'of which he was
somewhat, addicted)" went down with-
oufdisturbiKg 1 im ; he finally went up
again, some 'half hour later, and in at
tempting to rouse the young man, dis
covered a wound in his head, with
brains slowly exuding. Procuring the
assistance of MK John Glsnder, the two
proceeded to wash the . young man's
bead of blc d, &c, and sent immediate
ly for Pr. Kisling. A Colt's 7 shooting
revolver was found on the bed at the
rieht side of the body, with all the
chambers discharged. The ball enter
ed the- tight temple, its course being
downward, backward and to the left,
and the wound was necessarily a mor
tal one. The suicide lived about three
hours after he was discovered, but show
ed no signs of consciousness. The ver
dict was in accordance with the facts
above stated. :
The Shooting Match.
A shooting match of the "Eaton
Club" came off on Friday afternoon
last, one hundred and twenty pigeons
being the number cooped np for th
occasion, ine snooting commenced
about 2 o'clock and continiiod until
4 o'clock, resulting in Frizando Fish
er being declared the champion of the
Club until the next match, which we
understand will como off in' a few
davs. The following is the
. RESULT OF THE SHOOTING :
A. A. Cliurchm J 1(11010011
C. C.Cbnreblll 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 '
Goo. Hum, . 1 1010100101
F. Fisher ...1 1111101111
H. M.Marklcr ... 1 0111011111.0
I. N.Monosniith 0 if I II 1 I 1 1 1
M. Nation U 0110011000
Wm.Natkra...0 1 O110 1111
St. D. Tuttle- -L...1 10111110)1
A.G. Mlnsball l 0011111101
. Several of tho birds, though killed,
were lost' to tho shooters by falling
outside of the boundary. Geo. Deem
lost two shots by defective caps and
M. Thompson one. ' I. Monosmith
lost six straight birds from light load
ingho brought his next five. The
match was satisfactory to the Club
and all who witnessed it, and the
shooting pronounced first-rate, con
sidering that the members are ama
teurs at the trap. -
Mr. Geo. Deem and Dr. Tuttle have
onr thanks for the striug of the game
they presented to ns.
Dead Child Found.
On Saturday the 3d inst., tho Coro
ner held an inquest on the dead body
of a white child, found in the woods
on tho farm of Wm. M.Brooke, apout
two mile east of Eaton. The child
had undoubtedly beon born alive,. and
had either been smothered in a gray
flannel skirt found with it, or had
been deprived of life and buried un
der the rotten rubbish aftorward.
clue has been discovered as to
brutal and unnatural mother.
At a meeting of the School Board
on Monday, among the business dis
posed of was the selection of a Super
intendent for the ensuing year.
L. D. Brown, of Belpro, "Washington,
county, O.v was the person
from the several applicants. We
derstand Mr..B. to be a gentleman
high standing, and a scholar of
first order,. '
All About Dogs.
"Wo don't know how soon after the
first pair entered Eden, dogs put in
an appearance, bnt as far back as we
have any recollection of the human
family, we remember dogs. The clas
sic expression, "dog-on-it," indicates
that they are of a very ancient origin.
There is another theory which would
seem to indicate that dogs had an
early history. . It is a well establish
ed fact that a very poor man is always
the owner of several dogs. Now, as
every age has been more or less af
flicted with tho poverty of some who
have lived in it, how could the pic
ture bo completo without dogs?
Again, whose grandfather ever seen
tho picture of a blind man who was
not led by a dog ? Is there any rude
boy who ever tried to steal apples,
except the one', whom the old man
stoned and the dog did not get after
him? Ws there ever a drowning
child saved that a dog did not pull
out? Thore are many kind of dogs.
Goldsmith in his Elegy on Madam
Blaize speaks of
Mongrel, puppy, whelp and hound
And curs of low degree."
That Sergeant Bates of a follow,
who tried to carry a flag with "Excel
sior" written ou it up the Alpine
mountains, and who wouldn't stop
for the old maid when sho said
"Oh stay and rest
Thy weary head upon this breast,"
but who went on whooping and yell
ing npon tho mountain, got lost iii the
snow, as he deserved, and the poet
"A traveller bv the faithful hound
Half burried in the snow was found."
Burns wrote a fine poem upon the
two dogs. Old Dives would not do
anything for Lazarus, but the dogs
did. An English poet, -at one time
quite celebrated in describing a pau
pert burial says
"He was not friendless.
Yes, there, was one, only one, faithful
To that forgotten wanderer, bis dog.
Rip Van Winkle had a faithful dog.
His name was "Snyder," and ho slept
with him for twenty years without
moving. But the various dogs may
be grouped for convenience into two
general classes, and if writers upon
natural history would do this it might
save confusion. The great well rec
osiiized classes are town dogs and
country dogs. There is as much dif
ference between a town dog and a
country dog, as oue can well imag
ine.?- A town .dog knows all tho al
leys knows every meat shop that he
can slyly slip a good steak out of
knows what slop bucket to run his
nose into, and -he walks around the
streets with his narrative erect. The
country dog has a scared look as he
comes into town, and well he may
have, for if half a dozen loafer dogs
ordinarily sitting on the street cor
ners do not make ferociously at him
some humane biped will betray his
confidence and have an old oyster
can tied to his tail in less than five
minutesrand he will tako it home and
crawl under the barn with it in less
time than. Goldsmith Maid could clear
the same space. If you throw a boot
jack at a country dog, you can always
hit him plunk in the ribs, and with a
doleful yelp ho bids you farewell and
waves you an awkward adieu as ho
tumbles over your fence to strike out
for "homo, sweet home."
- The past week has been one of great
mortality among our' town dogs.
Several distinguished ones have had
the "bark" taken out of them. Ed.
Lockwood's "Boso" was a well known
dog. Ed. took him of a minister to
raise, but it is thought the dog lost
his "true inwardness" after he made
the change. ' He died of "pizen" sud
denly and without prayer. Luenber-
ger had a- fine dog, but become a lit
tle wild ' living in town. So Luen
bcrger one night tied him to a stake
near a fence, which so mortified the
dog that he jumped tbe.feuce and this
lifo beforo morning, and was found
hanging on the other side. Hb was
"sooner dog," and the owner lifted
up his voice and wept bitterly. ', The
Coroner pronounced it a clear case of
suicide and doa-matically adheres to
the opinion. Beatty had a fine dog.
ne was a hunter and setter ho would
bunt a 1)3110' with a perseverance
which: commanded the admiration
all his friends, and when he had found
one would 6dt and gnaw it from early
"Night dropped her sable curtain down
And pinned it with a star."
Perhaps you have noticed one sweet
voice in the chorus when the dogi
gave a midnight serenade ; that be
longed to Beatty's "setter" we shall
ne'er hear it again. "Death loves
shining mark," and that dog had
go. t Five or sir other dogs died last
week, but they were only -common
dogs, hardly worth a passing notice
they were regular sons of their
mothers. 7 One young thoughtless
purp wag shot with deadly shot for
setting a -bad example on a public
street. A year or two ago an official
notice was published that "all owners
of dogs should bo muzzled" during
dog days it ought .to, be enforced
now we don't own a dog we can
not be muzzled, neither can tho free
dom of the press but dogs have
right to the freedom which our fath
ers fought, bled and died for it
ours ours in tho language of tho im
mortal Webster "ours to eujoy, ours
to transmit aud DOG-on-it we mean
to have it.
Mr. Nelson Wells, while at work
on a two story house for J. 'W.' Chris
man, about five miles wost of Eaton,
slipped and fell to tho ground,
miraculously escaped without any
rious or bodily injury.
Barn urn's show will 'bo here in
its glory. The small boys seem to
aware of the fact.
Thursday, July 1st, by Rev. A.
Reynolds, Mr. C. C. Harlan, to Miss
The World's Show of P. T. Barnum.
All questions of both a national, social
and personal character, seem to have
latterly been swallowed up In the fact
that the Great T.T. Barnum's Great
Travelling Worlds Fair, with its thou
sands of rare animate and Inanimate
features, vast canvas city concealed
wonder treasures from earth, sea and
air, and colossal combination of circus
troupes, amid a host of pre-eminent
mirth and music monarchs, including
the phenomenal one, four and seven
horse bareback rider, the great Brazil
ion Lowande ; Mine. Dockrill. the most
famous and-bewitching of all eques
triennes; Tony, the child hero; Luke
Rivers, the Crichton of the Arena; the
Incomparable Leslie Brothers; Natha
lio Lowande, the champion of carlisthe
nics, and Wm. n. Porter, the silver
tongued humorist, will move upon us,
in magnificent procession on Saturday,
July 17th. It would simply be a waste
of time and space to reiterate the re
peated proofs of-whatevery body knows
that tho great Object Teacher of tho
age is P. T. Burnum, and his world-
ide famous Museum, Menagerie, Car
avan and Hippodrome the most stupen
dous amusement enterprise . ever pro
jected. Press and people are unani
mous in enthusiastic recognition, and
the Pulpit joins in recommendation
Under these circumstances, the number
and character of the attendance here
may be readily surmised, and the wis
dom of putting in an early appearauce
Mr. Jacob Haldkrman, well and fav
orably known in this county, died at
bis residence in Larwill, Ind., on the
29th of June, aged 74 years. ' The Col
umbia City (Ind.) Post, speaking of the
death of Mr. H., pays the following just
tribute to him: . - .
"Perhaps no man in the county was
better or more favorably known . than
Uncle Jacob Halderman,.as he was gen
erally known. Simple and unostenta
tious in his manner, upright and just in
all his dealings. His word was emphat
ically as good as his Dona, ana nis Dona
would have been accepted for a very
considerable amount. The large mea
sure of success which crowned his bu
siness rendered him neither proud nor
harh he had a generous heart and open
hand. He had long been a resident of
Indiana, having first came to Rich
mond, when a young man. ueceaseu
was twite married. Five children sur
vive from his first marriage, and his
widow and three small children survive
the second 'marriage. Deceased was a
member of the Dunkard Church."
In Xeni.i College. Xenla, O., the ses
sion of four weeks will begin July 26th.
Pleasant shaded grounds, jviap uraw-
incr. Analvsis. all the common orancn-
es, and many of the higher taught. The
Professors will not do an tne taiKing;
the members will recite, explain, dis
cuss, aud thus acquire confidence and
ability to do the work of the school
room. Past sessions have been highly
commended. All expenses $20. For
Worth Its Weight in Cold!
Undoubted 1 v the greatest modern uis-
coverv in medicine is DaCosta's Radi
cal CcKEfor Dvsnepfia, bict Head
ache. Sour Stomach Costiveness, Bil
iousness, Lrss of Appetite, distress, after
eating and all disorders caused by indi
gestion or a deranged liver. Its results
are astonishing, aud sure relief is guar
anteed in every case where it is faithful
ly used. It tones up tne stomacn, reg
ulates the liver, restores the natural ap
petite, strengthens the dcliratc, and ex
pels all morbid humors from the sys
tem. Typhoid and Bilious fever might
in almost every case be prevented by its
timely use. A very few doses will re
lieve, fnd a little perseverance cure
you. Sold by Mictiael & Son.
June i", ws.im
Editor Democrat Please announce
mv name as an Indepedent candidate
fo? re-election to the office of Clerk
the Court of Preble county, subject
the decision of the voters at the polls on
die 12th of October.
W. D. QUINN.
Farm Per Sale!
nnilE undersigned will offer at private
JL sale , . -
311-4 Acres of Well Im
proved Land. - - -
ten acres of which is well timbered, sit
uate in Twin Township, about one mile
and a quarter north-east of .Lexington,
on the free turnpike, known
a part of the estate of Fayette Wysong.
The improvements are a two-story brick.
with summer kitchen and wood house
attached, log barn, corn cribs, a good
well of water, and two first rate orch
ards. The above land will be sold
reasonable terms'. . For for further in
formation, &o., apply to either of the
subscribers. rJSKBY iv YSUJIU,
Eatou. July 8, 1875-lm
Beautiful Building Lots
yfE will offer at public auction,
On Thursday, July 15, 1875,
16 Splendid Building Lots
Situated on Barron and Beech streets,
These Lots, all ot them' lay high
drv. and will renuire notrradiner or fill
ing up, being on tne nignest ground
the town. They will be sold to
highest bidder, on easy terms, one-
fourth cash, balance in one, two
three years, with 6 percent, interest.
A good chance to buy a home on easy
terms. JUllJS 1 . UKKM,
S. IT. HVTBBELL.
Eaton, June 24, 1875-tds
Dr. A. A. CHURCHILL,
AVING permanently located
Dental Office in this place, is
prepared to do all kinds of first-class
work on short notice. All work war
ranted to give satisfaction.
Office on Barron St., over Rossman
Eaton, June 24, 1875-tf
"VT OTICE is hereby given that a peti-
il tion will be presented to the Conn
ty Commissioners, ot I'reble county,
at their regular session in July, asking
tor the appointment 01 iree-plke com
missioners to lay out and construct
frecpike on the following route, to-
Commencing at the Dayton and Eaton
turnpike; tbence south on the line
tween the counties 01 Montgomery
Preble to tho section line between
tion 12 and 13, of Preble county.
June 10, 1S75-W0
Case No. 3C33.
Isaac N. Welsh, )
vs. V Order ot sale
Sterling D. Tuttle, etal.) on Mortgage.
PURSUANT to an alias order of sale
issued from the Court of Common
Pleas, within and for the county of
Preble and State of Ohio, in the above
stated case, and to the Sheriff of said
county directed, I will offer for sale at
public auction, at the door of the Court
House, in Eaton,
On Saturday, July 17, 1875,
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock, p.
m., the following premises, situate 111
Eaton, Preble county, Ohio, and de
scribed as follows, to-wit:
Belli? 111 the north Dart or the town
of Eaton, and being all of out-l.ot num
ber 21), as numbered and designated on
the plat of out-Lots laid out by Pleas
ant Jennings as an addition to the orig
inal plat of out-Lots of the said town
of Eaton, and on the north of aid orig
inal plat ot out.Lots. said out-Lot
contains 3J acres, more or less.
Also, the following described real es
tate, situate in Eaton, Ohio, to-wit: Be
ing all of in-Lot number 3, as number-
ed and designated on tiie plat of said
town, which was laid off into Town
Lots and platted by the Commissioners
of .Preble county as an addition to the
original plat of 111-Lots of the said town.
Also, the following described real es
tate, to-wit: Be ng all of Lots numbers
4. 5, 6. 7, 8. 9, 10, 1, 2, 3. 11, 12, 13 & 14
of Samuel Hittle's sub-division of Lot
number 19, in Pleasant Jennings' addl
tiott to the out-Lots of said town of Ea
ton. Appraised at:
In-Lot No. 3, $2800
Out-Lots No. 1. 225
- " " 2, 3, 11,12, 13 & 14 200 each
.NO'S. 4, 7, 8, u, iu, 170
No. 5, 150
No. 6, . 180
Z acre tract, 656,25
Term 8 cash.
JOHN TOWNSEND, Sheriff.
R. W. Qcinh. Att'y.
Case No. 3C54.
Andrew P. Young, Adin'r., 1 Order of
vs. V Sale on
Joseph McDonald & wife.l Mortz'ee
PURSUANT to an alias order of sale
issued from the Court of Common
Pleas, of Preble county, Ohio, in the a
bove stated case, and tome directed,!
win oner tor sale at public auction, on
On Saturday, July 24, 1875,
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock, p
u'turo luiiumux premises, eituuws iu
Preble county, Otiio, and -described as
follows, to-wit: Being forty acres,
strict measure, out of the west half
the south-west quarter ef Section num
bcr 6, To wash ip number 6 Range 2, east,
ter and out of the south end of the same.
Also, the east half of the said south
west quarter section, except however
that rortion of said easthal quarter
is situated on the east side ot 1
creek, being about four acres of land.
Appraised at SJo,00 per acre. Terms
JOHN TOWNSEND, Sheriff.
Foos & FisnEit, Att'ys.
June 24, 1875-tfls prf$0,80
Case No. 3672.
Jacob W. Cline.
vs. V Sale in Partition.
W. TV. Cline, ct. al.)
PURSUANT to an order of sale issued
from the Court of Common Pleas,
within and for the county of Preble and
State of Ohio, in the above stated case.
and to the Sheriff of said county direct
ed, I will offer for sale at public auction,
at tne door ot the court House, in Ea
ton, in said county,
On Saturday, July 24, 1875,
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock,
m., the following premises, situate in
Preble county, Ohio, and described
lfty acres of land off of the east end
of the south half of the south-east char
ter of Section number 24, in Township
number 8, of Range numbers, east, &c.
Also, me 1 iiowing piece of land, to-
wit: Being 100:50 -rods wide, off of the
east side of tho north-west quarter
oecuon number zd, in said county and
township aforesaid, containing 102
acres, more or less.
Arpraised at $47,00 per acre.
TERMS One-thire cash, one-third
in one year and one-third in two years
from day of sale; deferred payments
near 0 per cent, interest, and be secur
ed Dy mortgage on the premises.
JOUJS TOWNSEND, Sheriff.
Stiver & Freeman, Att'ys.
June 24, 1875-tds prf $7,40
; , Partition Sale.
Case No. 3055.
Martha J. Bauch & husband) Order
vs. . , V Sale in
Alice XelT, et a7. ) Partlt'n.
r Y virtue of an alias order of sale is-
kJ sued from the Court of Common
Pleas, within and for the county of Pre
ble and btate of Ohio, m the above sta
ted case, and to tne Sheriff of said coun
ty directed, I will offer for sale at public
auction, at the door of the Court House,
On Saturday, August 7, 1875,
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock,
m., the following premises, eitutate
Preble county, OUio, and described
follows, to-wit ? The north-east quar
ter of .Section 32, Township 7, Kance
east, containing 1G0 acres of land, more
Also, Lot number 6421, situate and
being in the city of west Dayton, coun
ty of Montgomery, and State of Ohio,
and Known on a piatotsaid city (lorm
erly known as Miami city) by said num
Appraised at: 1G0 acre tract, $00,00
per acre: xm iio. o- i. sz.uuu.
TERMS-4Dne-third, cash, one-third
In one year and one-third In two years
from day or sale : deterced payments
bear U per cent, interest, and to De
cured by mortgage on tne premises.
Hubbard & Freeman. Att vs.
July 8, 1875-tds prf $
Case No. 3401.
John P. Elliott, )
vs. Order of Sale
Lvdia Elliott, et al.) Partition.
n x virtue oi an oruer oi saie issued
l from the Court of Common Pleas,
within and for the county of Preble
State of Ohio, in the above stated case.
and to the Sheriff of said county direct
ed, 1 will offer for sale at public auction,
at the door or tne uourc xxouse, iu
On Saturday, Augustl$llo
between the hours of 1 and 4 o'clock
m.i the following premises, situate
Preble countr, Ohio; and beinjr
number 161. aa known and designated
on the plat of the town of Camden, Pre-
uie county, umu. jppr;uaeu ui
Ti KM a U net mru casn, one mira
in one year and one-third in two years
from day of sale; deferred payments
bear 6 per cent, interest and ie secureu
Dy mortgage on tho premises.
JOIIN TOWNSEND, Sheriff.
iriTxrcn fe Harris. Att'rs.
July 8, 1875-tds prf
TVT OTICE is hereby given that the
Ll dersigned has been duly appoint
ed and qualified as Executor of the
of Anthony Shaffer, late of Preble
county, Ohio, deooascii.
JOIIXSOX McLEAN, Ex'r.
July 1, 1873-3 w
fEW QRUG STORE !
nillE nn Jersigned would respectfully
L inform the citizens of Camden and
vicinity, that he has opened a
NEW DRUG- STORE
In Camden, On Main Street.
He offers to the public a complete as
DRTTOS. CHEMICALS, '
i KKFUMr.lt Y, TOILET ABTICL.ES,
LA Mrs & FIXTURES,
Choice Cigars Tobacco.
Pure Wines and Liquors,
for medical duidoscs. and all the Pat
ent Mediiines of the day.
I'resiriptions carefully compounded
at all hours, day or night.
IW Particular attention given to nii
ing Family Receipt3.SrJ
Also, have on hand a choice line of
, htaply and Fancy
Family Groceries !
All of which will be sold at LOW
PRICES. He would respectfully so
licit a share or public patronage.
i - JOHN y. WOODSlDi;.
N. B. Parties desirous of purchasing
1UANOS and OKUASS will do well Dy
calling on me before purchasing, lus
tra inducements offered. . J. P. W.
Camden, June 10, lS75-ly
C. C. NELSON,
STOVES & TIN WARE!
T7EEPS constantlv on hand a full
stock of all kinds of Stoves, Tin
and sheet-iron w are.
Hoofing, Guttering and JSpouting,
promptly attended to on call, together
with repairing, cheap.
C. C. JS ELSOJi.
CF"Store in Gard's corner, on Main
street, opposite the JJanser House.
JonelO, 1875-ly - :
Headquarters for Wool !
If you want to exchange vonr Wool
Dry Goods or Cash
goto M. F. STEPHENS.
Eaton, May 27, 1875.
RAILROAD TIME TABLE.
Cincin, Eaton & Richmond R. R.
Fuienger Trains will ran on fhia Boad, latTlsg
tna several utauoni aa foUowi:
No. 14 No. M ' No. 4
Accom. Chicago Ex C.AFt W.
Cincinnati... 700 p m 710 im
Hamilton 4 00 p. m. 8 Oi p m B 33 a m
SomervlUe-. 6 04 p m 8 39 p ni 1 06 a m
Camden,.... & 28 p -ni 1 411 p m (17 tm
Eaton 08 p m 15 p m 9 43 am
Florence..,. 850 p m 9 &5 p in 10 01 am
Richmond...... 7 40 p m 10 00 p m 10 25 a m
No. 17 No. No. ft
Chicago Ex C. ft W. Accom.
R)ehmoDd..i.. $85 m 4 30 p mSuOam
Florence 6 14 a m (50 p m 8 40 a ni
Katon ...-.... 6 33 a ni 7 07 p m85&am
Camden-... 68 a m 7 30 p m 10 40 am
Somerv11le.. 7 10 a m 7 41 p m 11 00 in
Hamilton.. 760 a ni8 24 p m 11 10 p m
Cincinnati 900 a u Dio p m 1 30 p m
L. WILLIAMS. Gennaapt.
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
Relative to an amendment of Article
Four of the Constitution relating to
RESOLVED. BV THR GENERAL ASSEM
BLY OV THE STATE OF OHIO. (throp-HfiliH
me raentDers elected to eacn 10 use acreeini?
thereto,) tlmt It be and Is hereby proposed to the
electors of thisSUte to vote, al the next annual
October election, noon the approval or rejection
tne louowm? amenamem, an aauiiionai section
Article foiirot the Constitution of the State
ttectlon 22. A commission, which Khali consist
of Ave members, shall be appolutedby the Gov
ernor, wiin me an vice idq t'oiiaeiic 01 ine senate.
the members or which shall hold office for the
term ofthree years from and after the first dav
reoruary, m.b-io Dispose 01 sucn pan 01 ;ne oust
nes then on the dockets of the Supreme Court
shall, by arraiiKement between said commission
and sain court, be transferred to such commission;
and said commission shall have like Jurisdiction
ana power in resnectto such business as are
maybe Tested In said court; and the members
sata commission snail receives HKe compensation
for the time being, with the judges of said cou
A maloritv of the members of satd commission
shall be necessary to form a quorum or pronounce
a decision, and ft decision shall be certified, en
tered and enforced nn the Indirments of the Su
preme Court, land at the expiration of the term
sain cummissiun, an oumness miaisposeu 01, suail
by It be certified to the Supreme Court and dispos
ed of as if said commission had never existed. The
cierx and reporter or said court shall be the cleric
and reporter of said commission, and the commis
sion shall have such other attendants, not exceed
ing in numoer mose proviaea oy isw lorshia
court, which attendants said commission may ap
point and remove at Its pleasure. Anv vacancy
ocenrrfne; In said commission shall b tilled by ap
pointment or the (lovernor, with the advice and
consent 01 tne senate, irine senate oe in session,
aud If the Senate be not In session, br the (lov
ernor. but In such last case, such anDOtntment
shall expire at the end of the next session of
(enerai AsseujUtv. 'ineuenerai Assemoir mar.
on application of the Supreme Court, duly eutered
on the Journal of the conrtand certified, provide
uy taw, wnenever two-iniras 01 ucn eacnj House
shall concur therein, from time to time, for the up
pomtment in like manner or a like commission
with like powers. Jurisdiction and duties; provi
ded, that the term of any such commission shall
not exceed two Tears, por shall it be created ofttn-
er man once in ten years, it l i s amendment
shall be adopted by a majority of the electors
me mai 01 unio. voting ai me next election noia
en for the election of Senators and Representa
tives. It shall become section twentv-two of
fourth Article of the Constitution of the State
At men election the voters desirinr to vote
favor of the adoption of this amendment, ahaU
"FOB THE COMMISSION;"
The voters who do not favor the adontfon of inch
amendment, shall place upon their Dal lots
wu" . , -
' M1LTO.V McCOY
Speaker pro tern, al the Bouse of Representatives.
President of the Sen ite.
Adopted March SO, 187.
Proposing an Amendment to the Con
btitntion of the State of Ohio.
RESOLVKD. BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
OF TIIE STATE OF OHIO. That ati amendment
to the constitution of the state or Ohio be propos
ed in the following words, to-wit: Notwithstand
ing: the provisions of the second section ot this
the General Assembly shall have power
provide by law, lor the assessment of a special
ortdojtrs without regard to value, and to provide
for the confiscation and kill ine of such animals
ujion failure or refusal of the owner, keeperor bar
borer thereof, to pay such special tax. If
amendment to the Constitution of the State
Ohio shall be adopted by a majority of the elector
ui me niMie ui umu, vuung hi iuc next eiwuon
hoi 1 J en for the election of Senators and Represen
tatives, shall become section seven of the twelfth
Article or the Constitution of the State of Ohio.
such election the voters deslrlnc to vote in favor
said amendment, shall have written or printed
their ballots the words. "FOR AMENDMENT
TAXING DOGH;' those desirlmr to vote against
tne amendment me worqs, "auaist am..sh-
AllLM lAXlAU 1MJUH."
G KO. I,. CUN V EKH K,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Adopted March 90, 18:5.
April 8, lUT.im
Prealdeat of tbe Senate.
3T. lE. 3DEEM.
The highest market price paid either
in CASH OR GOODS. My stock
complete In every department.
fersons wisning to exenange ineir
Wool for Goods can get them at CASH
VKIOES. F. M. DEEM.
Eaton, April 21), 187-am
OUINN & KLINGER
tate Wholesale Manufacturers dtDealernln
& n n
8 D Sji
Main Street, Katou, Ohio
January 15,'74 ly.
SAVE YOUR MONEY
BY BUYING OF
Gents' Furnishing Goods-
A choice assortment of
ready to be made up to order in Gents'
Clothing. AI30, a large stocic or
of dillcrent styles, which he will sell as
low as any house in Eaton. HATS
and CAiPS of every style at small
profits. Call at the old stand, 2 doors
east of Cherry street, in his New Block.
Faton, O., April 22, 1875. .
THE EVER POPULAR
HOWE SEWING HE
AN be seen at our office as below
KJ specified, where will always be
found a full stock; also, a good supply
Silk Thread, Cotton . and
Everv person wishing to buy a first-
class SEWINU MACHINE should not
fail to call and examine our stock aud
prices before purchasing elsewhere.
tve claim ror tnis macuine
.! More Elastic Stitch,
and better adapted for all kinds of work
than any other machine now In the
market; and win guarantee entire sap.
t-Sold on easy terms, in monthly
payments, if desired.
THE HOWE MACHINE CO.
DANIEL WIKEL, Jr.,
Eaton, Frcble Co., O.
Eaton, STarcta 11, 1875
T. T. HAYDOCK'S
Mm Carriages, Spring Wagons, k
Which he will warrant to give entire
satisfaction. This work will outsell all
other work of the kind in the city, at
the same prices, when once tried. Give
me a call if you want anv thins in this
line, and I will fit you with Harness of
the best Leather. All warranted
Eaton, April 22, 1875-3m
r H BOOT LSHOEfH
Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio
'7"EEPS constantlv on hand a large
XV stock of first-class
BOOTS AND SHOES,
which he will sell at reasonable prices
for cash. He will do all kinds of Re"
Oairing promptly, and on the most
liberal terms. Give him a call.
Christ. Brown's old stand, Barron
St., Eaton, O.
Eaton, Fet. 4, 187-tf
T UCYBEOOKS, (whose place of res-
XJ idence is unknown, but supposed
to ho Indiana.) is notified that John
Brooks did, on June 10, 1875, file his pe
tition in the oftlce of the Clerk of the
Court of Common Pleas, cf Preble
Cotintv. Ohio, charring: her with wil
ful absence for more than three years
last past, and asking that ne may oe cu
vorced from ner. mat sne may oe oar
red of all right of dower in his real es
tate and for other proper relief. Said
case will stand for hearing whenever
the . Court can hear the same after six
weeks from the date of this notice.
CAMPBELL & GILM.OKE,
Att'ys for Petitioner
Attest TV. D. QoisiJ, Clerk.
Bv B. F. Iarsu. Deputy.
June 17, 1875-w6 prf $4,20
MARY E. SPlTLKR.l
VPrrWe Conntv Court
BUFUS KPITLEK. ) Common Pleas.
RTTFTTS sriTLER. whoe place of residence
nnsnown, ig nereDv notiuea raai saiu jiary
Spitler dl'l, on the lflt day of June. A. D.,
her iutitlnn In the office nf the Clerk ot tbe Court
of Common Pleas, within and for the county
i-reoie ana mate oi vino, cnaxgmir me fuiu iuuub
Spitler with extreme cruelty, and willful absence
tor more than three yearn prior to the commence
ment of thi suit-anklne tlmt she mav be divorced
frnm alrl Hnfna ftnfllpr. and the CQStodv of
child, Maud ttpitler, and reanonahle alimony,
sne oe restorea m ner maiuen name ui nry
Finney; which petition win stand ror near in
Ibe next term of said Court. Tula 1st day of June.
A V., lb, 9
.EXUDDd.n.1' OS. tllRrAJ,
Atfri for Petitioner.
Jane 10, 1875-W prf
C. G. SCHLENKER,
GOLD AND SILVER
AUU W WW Gil V
Silver and Plated Ware!
GOLD PENS, SPECTACLES
&c. flee, &c.
Main Street, Eaton, Ohio.
Call and see the finest selection
fST All kinds of Repairing promptly
attended to and warranted.
Eaton, April 23, 874-Cm.
IRON & HARDWARE
S T O Xt- IE.
Commercial Block, 3d door, Main
EIDS0N & DEGROOT
friends and tho pub
lic that they have on
and intend to keep a constant assort
IRON. STEEL. NAILS &
which they will sell on reasonable
They have an unlimited supply of
Also exclusive Agents for the celebrated
ROAD & SPRINC
The best of
BLACKSMITHS' YOUUHIOOHENY COAL
always ou hand at the lowest marKct
pric . El USOX & DEUKOOT.
Eaton, Feb. 11, 1573-ly
irst Rational Bank'
Cash Capital: $100.d6tf
Bank of Discount & Dep osit.-
HAVING removed to and occupied;
our old room in the Odd Fellows'
Buildinsr. which has been greatly en
larged and thoroughly refurnished with
a view to accommodating our business'
wants more thoroughly. We do
A General Banking Business,'
in all its various forms : Receive Depos
its for either long or short time, and
allow interest on TiME Deposits as
per special agreement with parties mak
ing the same.
C. F. BROOKE, Cashier.
June 11, 1874-tf
IT JEtlTOJV, O
Tl. C. Hiestand,
John P. Acton,
Wm. B. Tizzard
H. C. HIESTAND & CO.
Bank of Discount & Deposit-
Government and County
Bonds, Coin and Exchane;e.
MONEY TO LOAN
ON LIBERAL TERMS.
INTEREST TAID ON TIMB DEPOSITS.
Eaton, Feb. 4, 1875-ly
THE undersigned would announce to
the Public that they have rented '
the Bruce Mill at Eaton. By close ap
plication to business, tliey hope to ac
commodate aru please an wuo.may la
vor them with their patiouage.
Orders from town, delivered rree. -B.
C. BEALL & SOX."
Eaton, April 22, 1875-3m
A LARGE ARRIVAL7
DIRECT FROM . .
Philadelphia and New York.'
J HAVE NW, THE
Hats, Caps Boots. Shoes, and
eTer brought to this market, -which have'
all been bought for CASH, at the
Lowest Market Price, ..
and will be sold at a very small profit
to Cash Buyers. I a full
of the very latest designs and patterns.
Also, a full line of
BLEACHED ft BIOWS SHIRTINGS BBOTTS'
B1IKETISOH, PILLOW CASK
STRIPES. TICKINGS, OiyO-
TTAru I'lJVirTtVM TlUt.E T1TATJ?.H-
CB ASH S, COTTON ABES, DENIMS.
Every Thing in the Domestic Line;
A LAKGK STOCK OF
BLACK ALPACAS, BRILLIANTTNES, CASH-
PLAIDS, TABLE LINENS,
HAMBVRG EDO- .
IXGS. AND INSERT
TWOS. RIBBONS. PARASOLS.
ST7N SHADES, FANS, UMBRELLAS, ASD
of all Grades and Sizes.
Tweeds, Jeans, Cashmeretts, Cassi
meres, ISoDiDamuea, iJianKecs, oca
Spreads, Window Holland,'
Lace Curtains. Also,
i. LARGE STOCK OP
CarpetsS. Floor Oil-Cloths,
RUGS, and every thing yon can call for
in the Notion line. Also, a large stock
BOOTS AND SHOES,
which will be sold at bottom prices,
Tho highest market price paid
in cash or trade for WOOL. " " v
Do not forget the place :
Opposite the Court House,
Wm. II. WILSON.
Eaton, April 8,1875.
Mil MSDftL & 60.,
Have received from New York
A Large and Splendid Stock
CARPETS OF ALL
Wool and Cotton Yarns;
Window Shades and Fixtures,
Cottonades, Umbrellas &
' Parasols, Hats, Shoes,
KNIVES & POE-KS
And a great variety of other Goods.
Our old customers and the public gen
erally are rejpectfnlly invited to call
and examine our goods.
Wool, Butter, Eggs, Feathers, Rags,
Are taken In Exchange for Goods.
Oct. 8, 1874. 40-tf .
JOHN LANDER I
AND RETAIL DEALER
Ac, Ac, Ac.
IM-IIiBhMt price tn cash or trade, raid forl
Katun Sjv. il.lb'l.
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