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nTIHTJ! is liprvhv o-ivnn tliot l
a. 1 1'etttion w 11 ne prTTt-iii'Ti in in iwnEtw
sionera of .htaMila Counts, at tli.'ir nir'Ui ses
sion in June tint, praying tht tneOmntv road
from or nvsr ths esst line of the nirm formerly oc
cupied oml by Joseph M ilihy. deceased.
w-tcrty to th Stste ro?.d in ir .iit of ue rupti'i
church, in thevtMazeoi Kingsrill.. bemlurya 1
fifty feet tu width. B-
On of the Petitioners.
Kingsvllle, April 7th. 1SI4. 41
3" Err FIRM'
Wilt i as-ox tiious
. ,..uncS to the eitlw-ni. of Ashtabula
ISnd.-' c. umry that they .re prepared at
Iu times u "jte ordtr
ALL KINDS OF HARNESS,
.-a keep eoostantlv on hand K"od assortment
o?Sooo ia wr "ne-" n"u!e ' ,he
.! pot toother ii: tbe BEST ST YLE of woikiriaii
.hip Those wishing snytbir.it in our line will no
we to Biv. H. think that ... caa t
tiou to bttsines.,n . fair honest dealing with a 1,
to -oerii share of your patrona;, we rcmm
I?OK SALE. Two Wood Stoves,
iml .Utrtr'" Notice.
N OTICE is hereby given that the
uiil-Ti-n-d has been ouiy appoii led aim
ousiiiied asauiniuislratoron the estate of sopuia
A oicfciui-ou. .irc-assed, late of Asntabula, Acuta
S? GO. W. WA1TE.
NOTICE is hereby given, that the
undersigned has he-fc"ap,.oii.ti adroini-lrj.
tor of the estate of lmir bort, late of Ashtabula
"3BBKN LAXE, Adminin,ton
. April 11th. lb-14. fllf?1 .
Huiim and Lot For ale.
offer now my house and lot fin
JL sale. ,oui.ici5 ' - - -
hoiiae and hkM-DiiU'C ; an wc.i 6
m ulenivofsoll water; sitoaled on Centre
S ,P , "w 'rod. west of uie A. . 4 r Iepol.
Price S.UW; possesion Kiven about the lul o.
MV- J. BlEDEK.
Ashtabula. April I, Kit. .
JrVtoii i Concern :
i TAKE this opportunity of saying
m uairous ami trieuus mm living left Asuia
bula 1 desire a fpeenv settlement of my accouui.
and to invite all to call upon 1. O. Fisher, fcsq...
wuo has iu uis hau.-.s all tuj books of account, ai.u
will Kive uue aileuuou to the business, fciprers
icic me hope tbal l'ie fame prouiptiies and atten
tlJu that uaa cuaiacierized your ileal wllh me ill
tne pat may be fe-uiiuned. I am ev"
jflt lours o. o. IOs.
rpiIE subscriber offers for Sale 01
l Trade for perwual property -
A SP.KE 111CHHE, ,
f.M-'mannfactnring wagon spokes, pick handles,
hammer handles, eic. The tnnthine ia in noon
ordet. and new . and will b sold chtap.
Apply to P. F- HOOD.
Asmabula.O.. Feb. S4 'H74. 3m M-
LIVERPOOL & L0NDO1T&
GLOBE INS. CO.
TOTAL Assets, G..1.1, 120,000,000.
Asset in the United states, held by
the Director- in New York t3 9l.(Kl0.fiO
All shareholdrrs per-oiKlly responsible for the
enitairementa of tbe Company.
iHiio i WM. BI.YTH. Ashtabula.
MRS. WM. GILMAN, opposite the
- Fisk Honse. Ashtabula O.. would respect
fully announce to the ladies or this Ftcinity. that
she is prepared to do itt-the est style, all kinds
of work in hair, snch as RltAl DIN'S. CCRLINO.
HAKLNG SWITCHES. Ac, &c. . ,
, I-ADIBS' H WAKTBD, "r
' Tor which the hignest "r w Ibe paid. Her work
will compare well wtiu y. jwork. while ber
puces are lar ieso.
Ashlshnla Oct. VI W42tr
"The Ever Reliable Singer
Sold on the most accommodat ng ""s, bv
H. L GBOVKR. Kingavill , Ag't for N. A&h
tabua Co. O.
f. i-rS , - n-1 aa? -s
- - r a
Great Reduction !
Florence seeing Machine
For particulars call on or addresa
Park St.. near Centre St , Ashtabula. O
Sawing, Planing & Matcning.
THE underKiiitifd Iiaving; pun hast-d
t he machinerr foraerly used by E. A. Hitch-
ock, can be found at the old stand, at Centre St.
R. R. crossing.
ALL KINDS OF PLANING, MATCH
ING, SAWING, ETC.,
will be done with promptness, and at fa'r living
Tates. lihiitf H. L. WEBB.
J. C. KNOWLTON,
Dealer in and Repai er of
Clocks, Wat-hes, Fine Jewelrv
&C, Alotb- t
sole ag ni ior
OS COMBINATION SPECT A.CLES
They are the finest and Nt Lensea manu.
tnred. Call ai d look at them.
April Uih. im imivw
THE undersigned would respect
fully announce to the citirens of Ashtabula
i that hi. ran now he fonnd at his old
stand opposite Smitr's Hail, with a choice selec
tion of Eastern and Western Fii-h, Oysters. c.
unrk ofDureCod Liver Oil. constantly on
band. CHAS. BURRALL.
tTISITING CAIlDS equal to the
V Conner Plate, and on the finest Bristo
Board Carda. at tbe TELEGRAPH OFFICE
dealer In ' '
Stoves, Shelf Hardware,
PAINTS. OILS AND BRUSHES.
tyjob work done to order.
Orroain Tbixitt Chubtb,
ftttTUAX RadH. ak LtVA.N. IsDorwrl a
190 M0f-iofl Htrrt.
, i.T . n
' W L imra kr ut . A tprrialtT Pur lfttm. a
U ftnH Kaci, r.mJitd, 0.
WM. J. r A ERA R, Aestaria Bmc. aBd Mania 1
. t..alur Gutw aud .S-niui; Gnod (rf all kiads. 1
133 Srserir? Ct, Oreli-i 0-
WCODK1X HOCS. ana nd Sapo.
1 BEST Of ACCOMMODATIONS.
I. A. SILLZrSI, Proprietor;
anM.Taivn lb n ar f-i.
'Dental aud Surxi. ai Goeda and MaietiaL Alaat ,
' Ctotiiemi are, Apparauis. bomi. c rrrai pi
Birch Ssut. Ul Wir Stmt.
Hr Uw Kail Sua daat, aad la tha eaatar aA
IDWiSn PL TaTLOt. arMlvatmJ aaad aM
.Ibc CHEMIST. AaalTiia oforvi. atetala. aiiaaA
l rm, ooai, acteraBtBAttoa or caa im co.u ua oe 1
kwaaai at potaoaa rel.i'ie- Mirrrrti" ea11T
a. aaa my aiau. 92 UBona sa., bMTviauia. U.
'Palmer's Cocoa Cream,
Best Hair IJressing. .
rii lu.t'ti t.:JM.ili3lo. Mii
kt,H -N TS UUaX, C.U.OWELJ. A Co.,
k at saw ivi ci-dic aiouuv. 1 1 1 K llTTTb
. nrieesluid DrooiDt returns or gales miar-
. anite . rfera soiiciiea ana tiuermi ma.
1 vances made on conaifneuents.
8EEi8 at tout door! The old and ,
'rH'able UimlaSD BUD bfORK. eav-j
' tAbii&aiU a. y eiua. is. ri. btai at t xJl, ,
11 Outaxto au
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' Mx iitrv .! iiipir itest ana now kTraininar
in IMA iin nan utc uiuai umc wi.ii ,
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BUY IN CLEVELAND,
Doors, Sash, Blinds and Lumber,
i TE CHOUT & CO., 64 Mich
X jl iettn street, keep constantly on band a
larpe etock. From 10 to per cent, can be tared
by purchad:n ot them, and alo be sure of getting
firt quality toofie Kt member tbe number. 64
Michigan street. St rihinger block, i-ml
PlIn XTTi rTTT Who owns a pair
l V Xill 1 DUJJ X boiespbould m-nd for
free descriptive circular nl the new Evener Irone
for doublet rees. A-ju6tnble to t-uit refpecrive
strengths oi horses. atn cow otiiy ionar a net.
- , " IR C MeCLESTHEN.
General Agent, U. i. A..
150 SUPERIOR ST CLEVELAND. 0.
. .. - - . - . - 411367
We have been extensively engaged in
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the past FuKTY-FoUK years.
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MM E XSE FA CILITIES
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I II OO 000 Peaches l' adlng varieties first
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Pears. Plums, C'herr M Ouinees. Small Fruits.
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t39 SUPERIOR STREET,
IN PRICE OF COAL!
TO meet the demands and neces-
' allies of the times, we, the undersigned, will
sell Coat, for
at the following prices per ton (screened) at our
yard near L. S. & M. S. depot:
BRIAR"1 "HfLL, Lump ,$4.T6
WICK A WELLS' Lump 4.jo
ANTHRACITE COAL. Stove and E.. 8 40
" Chestnut 7.90
- All orders left with TOMBKS BROTHER
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CLKTitLi.TO. 0 j
" - -5' , f
know better snpplied Kith
than EVER before, and Is prepared to turn out
All Kinds of Job Printing
with rapidity and nnenrpassed neatness.
DliUGS, Patent Medicines, Per-
lumes Soaps, Wines and Liqnors for medicinal pur
poses, Fancy and Toilet Goods, stationery.
Varnisbe Brushes, ic, at
D. D. MATTESO N'S
Opposite Ashtahnla Honse. Ashtabula, o. 19
Aabtabola, Voansatotrn & Pittabureh
Hail Koad Co..
Offic of the Secbetart.
Ashtabula, O., April 25tn, 1874.
'FHE ANNUAL MEETING of th.
- Stockholders of ibis company fur the election
of Direct on for the eotum ear, aud for the tran
Kactioa of other appropriate bopinet. will be belu
at tne office of the Company, iu the Village of
Ashtabula. Ohio, ou W edueiwJay. the third day of
fane next, between the noun of elev;u o'clock
it he forenoon and three o'clock in the afternoon
of that day.
6tl269 F. SILLIMAN, Secretary.
215 SUPERIOR STREET,
OIjEVIj AND, O.
I IsL E 1ST SWE
CARPETS for SPRING
Full Lines of . '
THREE A TWO PLY, .
AND CHEAP CARPETS
I would call especial atteution to an extra grade
of INGRAIN, controlled ny me in this market,
th tt for beauty of design aud coloring cannot be
LOW EXPENSES AND LOW PRICES !
I WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD.
216 superior St.. Cleveland. O.
IllEKiln of Wm. Humphrey, near
. the L. 8. Station, Iiaving been taken by the
subscriber, and the fires started for the season, the
public will be accommodated in quantities to suit
their wants, ou applicai ion at the Kiln, oral the
NIGHT AND DAY STORE
nearly opposite. Prices will range as low as at
any other establishment in towu or elsewhere. ,
N. S. HUMPH KEY.
Ashtabula, April 30th, 1874- lS69tf
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Centaur Llnlmenl. i
There is no pain which the
Centaur Liniment will not re
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aubdue.and no lameness which
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Centaur Liniment 1 worth ona hundred dollsrs
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ft Sou Co,,B9 8tg4wT, Wow Yur Jim
Geortte Wasliinglon a Imtchet bd,
And clinppeil bis laltu-T'a iree
A deed U in fining no good lad,
But I'ad ms baa couid be.
Win n h iine hi fiiihl his lather Cume,
Willi d lily toil mint out.
No r- si lie gavr bU v. ary iraine.
But went and looked aboul.
And hi n be saw his Iroe was ninrred
(A cherry, tall and lair,
Ik Miiooih young Imrk all foully scared),
II.- wi-plrand lore Ida hair.
Th'-n lor his son he Imullv called:
'George Waliinslon. appear !
An I Gennje i ipt-eiii!;; to I ninuh d,
Said, 'Fiiiln r I am here."
Then nskerl his sire, "Who did this
Who liaeked my precious lr e ?'
And G -ore not lnsilating long,
S iid. Father, it was me."
'I cut ihe tree yon love so well ;
Thai cruel lie. l was inin ;
Toil knnW a lie I C lllll"! tell ;
.My ays o truih inciine,"
Th'1 ell m in to 'k a cowhide thin
Hi- son and h ir lo u lt ;
Witiioui a word he did iM iti
HissouMor mercy hit.
Then, when his fury was appeased.
But e'i r G -"rue cea-.l to luirii.
The s nior said, "My son. lie pleas- d
This lesson now lo ham :
Much as a linr I d--spis
I vnlueniore my trees ; ' .
8- if y nr skin you henceforth priz.
You must not hack at tb--se.
"Ami, now my hoy. just mind your eyes,
I son ot mine you It; ,
I'd raihiT bear ten Ihonsand lie9
Tuhii hs- a sin.-le tr e."
HOW POOR HARRIS WAS CRUSADED.
An Affecting Tale of the Times.
I w:ts once sent for in great haste
to attend a man of fesiectal)lity,
whose wife, a lady of intelligence and
refinement, had discovered him m
his room lying senseless upon the
floor. On arriving at the house I
fount! Mrs. Harris iu a great distress
'What is the matter with Mr.
Harris?" I asked, on meeting his la
dy, who was in tears, and looking the
picture of dispair.
"Iain afraid it's apoplexy," she
replied. "I found him lying upon
the floor, where he had, to all ap
pear inces, fallen from his chair. His
face is purple and though he breathes
it is with great difficulty."
I went up to my patient. He had
been lifted from the floor and was
lying on the bed. Sure enough hi
face was purple and breathing labor
ed; but somehow the symptoms did
not indicate apoplexy. Every vein
in his head and face was filled, and
he lay perfectly stupid, but still I
saw no clear indication of an actual
or approaching congestion of the
"Hadn't he better be bled, doctor?'
asked the anxious wife.
"I don't know as that is necessa
ry," I replied. 'I think if we let him
alone it will pass off in the course of
a few hours. '
"A few hours! He may die in half
:in hour!" she exclaimed.
"I don't think the case so danger
ous as that, matlame.
"Apoplexy not dangerous!"
"I hardly think it apoplexy."
"Pray, what do you think it is,
Mrs. Harris looked anxiously into
mv lace as she spoke.
I deliberately hinted that he possi
bly might have been drinking too
much brandy ; hut this she positively
and almost indignantly objected to.
ao, doctcr, 1 ought to know
aootit mat, sue said. "JJepend up
on it, the case is more deeply seated.
1 am sure he better be bled. Won't
you bleed him. doctor? A few
ounces of blood taken from his arm
may give life to the stagnant circula
tion .if blood in his veins." .
Thus urged, I after some reflec
tion, ordered a bowl and bandages.
and opened a vein, from which the
blood flowed freely, and relieved him
of about eight ounces of his circulat
ing medium. But he lay insensible
as before, much to the distress of his
"something else must be done.
doctor!" she urged, seeing that the
T-l-3: L.J l, , ...
oieeumg nau accomplished nothing,
"It my husband is not quickly re
lieved he must die."
By this time several frieuds and
relatives who had been sent for ar
rived, and urged upon me the adop
tion of some more active means of
restoring the sick man to conscious
ness. One proposed blisters all over
the body, another immersion m hot
water. I suggested that it might be
well to use a stomach pump.
"W hy, doctorr asked one of bis
'P. rhaps he has taken some drug, '
"Impossible, doctor, said his wife.
"He has not been away from home
to-day, and there is no drug of any
Kino in ine nouse.
"No brand y? I ventured the as
' No, doctor; no spirits of any
kind, not even wine in the house"
returned Mrs. Harris, iu an offended
I was not the regular family phy
sician, and had been called in to
meet the alarming emergency because
my house happened to be nearest the
dwelling of Mr. Harris, feeling im
position to be a rirthcult one, 1 sug
gested that the family physician had
better be called.
"But the delay, doctor," urged the
"No harm will result from it, be
assured," I replied.
But mv words did not assure them.
However, as I was firm in my resolu
tion not to do anything more for the
patient until Dr. Ssolly came, they
had to submit. I wished to make a
call of importance in the neighbor
hood, and proposed going to be
back by the time Dr. Solly arrived;
but the friends of the sick man
would not suffer me to leave the
When Dr. Solly came, we convers
ed aside for a few moments, and I
gave him my views of the case, anil
stated what I had done, and why I
had done it. We then proceeded to
the bedside of the patient. There
was still no sign of approaching con
sciousness. "Don't yon think his head ought
to be shaved and blistered?" asked
the wife, nnxiously.
"Dr. Solly thought a moment, ami
then said, "Yes, by all means. Jvend
for a barber and also a fresh fly
bister, four inches by nine."
Hooked into the face of Dr. Solly
with surprise. It was perfectly grave
and earnest. I hinted to him my
doubt of the good that mode of
treatment would do; but he spoke
confidently of the result, and said it
would not only cure the disease, but,
ho believed, take awav the predispo
sition thereto, with which Mr. Harris
war affected in a high degree.
The head of Mr. Harris was shav.
ed, and Dr. Solly applied the blister
with his own hands, and which com
pletely covered the scalp from fore
head to occiput.
"IM it remain on for two bovjrf'
then make nse of the ordinary
said Dr. Solly. "If he
should not recover during the action
f the blister, don't feel tineas v
sensibility will be restored soon af
I did not call again, but heard
from Dr. Solly the result-
After we left, the friends stood
inxiously around the bed upou which
the sick man lay; but though the
blister began to draw, no signs of
returning consciousness showed them
selves, further than an occasional
low moan or an uneasy tossing of the
arms. For full two hours the burn
ing plaster narched the tender skin
Mr. Harris's shorn head, and was
then removed. It had done good
service. Dressings were then applied,
repeated and repeated again; but
still the sick man lav in a deep stu-
'It has dime no good. Hadn't we
better send for the doctor?" suggest
the wife. . .
Just then the eyes of Harris open
ed, and he looked with half stupid
surprise from face to face of the anx
ious group that surrounded the bed.
'V hat's the matter?" he at length
said; at the same time feeling a
strange sensation about his head, he
placed his hand rather heavily there
on. "Heavens and earth! He was
now fully in his right senses. "Heav
ens and earth! what ails my head?"
for mercy's sake, keep quiet.
said his wife, the glad tears gushing
over her face. "You have been very
There, there, now!" she spoke.
soothingly, "don't say a word, but
"But my head! What's the matter
with my head? It feels as if scalded.
Where's my hair? Heavens and earth,
Sarah, I don't understand this!
Vv hat's my arm tied in this way
"Be quiet, my dear husband and I
will explain all. O, be very quiet!
Your life depends upon it."
Mr. Harris sank back upon the pil
low from which he had risen, and
closed his eyes to think. He put his
hand to his head and felt it tenderly
from temple to temple and from nape
"Yes; dear, you have been very UL
We feared for your life," said Mrs.
Harris, affectionately. "There have
been two physicians in attendance."
Harris closed his eyes, his lips
moved. Those nearest were not much
edified by the whispered words that
issued therefrom. They would have
sounded very strangely to ears po
lite and refined. After this he lay
for some time quiet.
""Threatened with apoplexy, I sup
pose?" he then said, interrogatively.
"Yes, dear," replied his wife; "I
found you lying insensible on the
floor, on happening to come into
your room. It was most providen
tial that I discovered you as I did, or
you would certainly have died.
Harris shut his eyes and muitered
something, but its meaning was not
Finding him -out of danger, friends
and relatives retired, and the sick
man was left alone with his family
"Sarah," he said, "why in heav
en's name did you permit the doctor
to butcher me in this way? I am laid
up for a week or two, and all for
"It was to save your life, dear."
"H-u-s-h ! There, do for heaven's
sake be quiet! everything depends
With a gesture of impatience, Mr.
Harris shut his eves, teeth and hands
and lay perfectly still for some min
utes. Then he turned his face to the
wall, muttering in a low, petulant
voice. "Too bad! too bad! too bad!"
I had not rred in my first and my
last impression of Harris's disease,
neither had Dr. Solly, although he
used a very extraordinary mode of
treatment. The facts of the case are
Harris has a weakness. He could
not taste wine or strong drink with
out being tempted in1 o excess. Both
himself and friends were mortified
and grieved at this; and they, by ad
monition, and he, by . good resolu
tions, tried to bring about a- reform
But to see was to taste; to taste was
to falL At last his friends urged
him to shut himself up at home for a
certain time, and see if total absti
nence would not give him strength
He got on pretty well for a few days
particularly so, as his coachman
kept a well filled bottle for him in
the carriage-house, .to which he not
unfrequently resorted: but a top ar
dent devotion to this identical bottle
brought on the supposed apoplexy.
Dr. Solly was right in his mode of
treating the disease after all, and did
not err in supposing it would reach
the predisnosi'ion. The cure was ef
fectual; Harris kept quiet on the
subject, and bore his shaved head on
his shoulders with as much philoso
phy as he could muster. A wig, af
ter the sores made by the blister had
disappeared, concealed the barber !
work until his own hair grew again.
He never ventured noon wine or
brandy, for fear of apoplexy.
When the truth leaked out, as such
things always will, the friends of
Harris had many a hearty laugh, but
they wisely concealed from the ob-
j ct ot their merriment the fact that
they knew anything more than ap-
jiearedof the supposed illness.
LiOVE .Letters. Girls who are
tolerably well-read, know by heart
all the routine of love making, long
liefore they ever come to be seri
ously in love. They have seen about
it in Byron and Tennyson, and have
sung a good deal about it in con
nection with the moon, and with all
sorts of angels aud flowers at the p
ano. As soon as the fated hour of
life-long attatchmetit comes, thev
settle themselves dowu to realize all
that thev have heard of, and love
which had not a good ileal of moon
and flowers and angels about.it
would not seem love to them at all
II is S'-iiii-ifHntrtll v nitnouiice.l tlmt l! e
H ut Eliliu C. Wash Imrne lias 1 en nfTer
ed hiiiI lot- r- tnscil tin- decreiarystiip o
Hi. Tr-'itsury. This ia qiiiviilem to an
Hilmission t It til Air. Wnslilnirne is "In tlie
liriit'ls ol' his Iriemls," whence, he would
like lo lie elevaieil lo the Froiili-nlial
J. M. WILCOX,
Tlas opened a new and well solectel stock of
Foreign & Domestic Cloths,
CASIMKRES AND VE8TINQS.
SHIRTS, COLLARS, TIES,
and everything nsually kepi in a first claa Mer
chant Tailoring Bsiablt bmsut. In Smith's new
brick block on Centre Street.
PRICES BELOW COMPETITION.
Call and cxamina before porcoasiof slsewhere
FURNITURE ! FURNITURE 1
Small Profits and Quick Sales."
JOHN DIJCRO WOULD CALL
attention to his lare and
SPLKND1D STOCK OF CABI-
. ' NET FURNITURE,
The rerti.t of hie enlmmed mnd increased facili
ties fur butfiut:t.
hesner than any other establishment of the kibd
in tuecouutry or city. I mean what I say, anu
would invite the publie in general to see for them
selfes before buving elsewuere. 1 am makiug it
an object for aiiv one to give me a call, and it
will pay I ne in wen i- wuuur - -m w.a
to select from. whch is as largeas any in aucitv.
11. .1tim.ii vfr einerienre in bu-inecs am'
buying all my stock direct from the manufacturers
and conducting my owu uu-i... "
me to sell lower than any competitor in the re
gion. My work Js as tt always nas oceu me
I also have on hand a large stock of Eastern
work I. hii-h t tpll vt.rv low amollr which will be
found sinule lounges, bed lounges, carpet and rep
Spring Mi ttresses. at greatly reduced price ot
mv own make.
Don't forget the place a few doors south of Fisk
Silliman A Cos Flonrand Feed Store.
Also partii ular attention paid to carpet laying,
'nrtaii and Cronice han-rim.'. (II of which will
be done with readiness and dispatch.
. i . ...mi. hmilt tanre assort-
1 also aeep miiiij.j - .
nieul ol reaJy made Coffins, Kose Wood imitation
Black walnut aua tmiuoiou ui ..-... -
. r - i.. tun hitn r4 lillllCH. mailt
style requesteo, equal to any city, also have a
-pleniiid tlearaein readiness whec called for. .
Obavb Clothes. A new reamre nas reccuiij
. n .1.;. ...it..u ..dtuhliMemeut Or
oeeu atm...! l" 1 lulu,lu'. ,
rattier to the Undertaker s department of it one
...... v Xuiit.......n.t.a itli tu tliecounnuui-
luafc i-uuot I - ' .
ty and will s'10' tue disposition of tne proprie
tor to make his establisumeut as perfect as may
. . i r. ... ,l.u unrb mill bnstie.
oe. ii will L'O ... i"- . -
incidental to, ud repugnant iu seasons of be
.3.vn.,it ..r ureuariui! the remains of the depart
e-i for ouri'al. l'bis consists in keeping on baud
and rea-y for iiuuieuiai.- use, - s
cletbes A variety oi surouds, foi uoth male auu
1' no with much taste aud appropri
ateness, various in price, aud both black auu
wnite materials. "r ThTdlad
tneretore, emorace mo -,
aud thus save the friends of tbe .1 .jeased. in the
midst ol gnel m a ljucu . f
disagreeable am. .nco gruoui in the- way of preps-
raron tonne tnnv niiCRO.
Ashtabula. Ohio. Jan 1st. 187a. 1061"
LEAHIKR AND FINDINGS.
iVutfVf'ii .fc WK.II1LEN Manufac
turers Dealers in tbATHfcR "JT
Ifttis in tue uouow, epi
Main street, Asbtanula, Ohio.
CASH PAID OK muiso. ribiij a.
Just received, and now for silo as good an a-
Boruai ""-"."' . D,v...ivn.a
LKA 1 tie. I flui- ii.......
as can be found in auy Western Market, anu
.i i.i ,.n ihu rrwtar rwniiahitt tCllUE
iiouc to m&Ke nan unj- .v - - - '
liaruc MauulacturttJ in the ticiuity, to tavor tut
witU tueir patronage, iccuiis n
sell them everything needed in tueu buauieaa a
cueau aa can be found in Cleveland, or eveu tne
7, K . u. asiniio inaiirlil artsi travel
iuiaiern marncLo, iuwcuj Hua6a.v.
expenoeu, aud loas of time.
All are cordially invited to call and examine m
stock beiore purcuasuig eioowv. . -
I can mate it for your interest to buy in uue
niarKei, i bllh va .1 ,n
stock. Beiow. I Kive a parual iiftt oi aruclea :
: .1. .ui.- iitnittr nuil lutrueM
OpiUllSU uu oiougiio.., ' -r 1 .
and kip; oak au. lie 111 lock calf aud kip; collai
...5 . 1 t.nHU t.wi mpn'ixnd wuuieu ilUU-
eauicr uu aa. - - .
hand aud lacinif leather nmnija, Diiiuiugs.
Lasts, pegs, thread, webb, Packard's Ink, iron anu
uu, ualle, round head lacks, bristles, aw la, ham
mers, pincers, sand eloues, rasps, kmve loati,
aize sticks, aud strap, boot trees, shoe laces.
puncbes lasting irons, eyeiets, c.w
wheels, stltcn-maraers, ueci bimiw, t ; ,
strip awls, well knives, elastic, heel ball, stitciituji
f huol anH tfM. nlates. boot black
iugToot brushesl harness oils, and all kinds ol
unisiung irons, -- . wr,TRT FV
AshUhubi 1M71. L'5i
House to Rent, and Horse
FIoUSE next east of my dwelling
rmtf mmiH finished - nnino and sink convenient.
woodhouse and spring bouse ; good cellar. $5 pet
month until spring, anu longer 11 ueoireu,
terms to be agreed upon. .
YOCNO HOUSE, fast, gentle and sound. Prici
$160. on credit if desired and aifr,;o,wnI n
11. ... v.i....
Ashtabula. Nov. 11th. 1S-J3.
L. MUN SON'S
PIIE Subscriber wishes to brin:
t- before the public his patent
DOUBLE & SINGLE SUPPORT
ecentlv invented, that 1b found to answer tbe em:
of suck an instrument more completely uiwi uj
thing hitherto introduced. It is heartily com
men, led bv Physicians, to their patients afflicle.
with hernia or rupture. Tuere is but oueopiuioL
of it wherever tried, and he has the assurauc
that It will be found a Diessini; to tno-e sunenui.
from tfiis complaint. From among his friendr
who have Used lUe truss, ne oaa.ueeu la.orei
.ith miinv cheerful and unoualilied testimonials
which will, perhaps, be some indei of itaappre
elation aud meriu
tlis Trusses are also for sale bv Geo. Willard,
shtahula; W. R. Alien. Jefferson; Brettell &
Latimer, Rock Oreek, K. B. otone, Orwell, aud hj
he subscriber at his residence in saybrook. Ohio.
HS tr n r
I ETTE1MI E Da printed in the
a4 neatest styles or mi. in.iunc
J MANSFIELD & C0MPAHY
PRICES REDUCED GENER
Buys a good man's Suit, dark well made. Two
uol-arsuuvs goiHi ni-iKiu i .ui.iwu.
Ten Dollars buvs a Black beaver
Overcoat. $3.d0 buys a
hat th Clothin at fi2 PnWic Square is Warranted
,1 ..A aarak l.ikl I llOnlolfl
OUR REDUCTION IN PRICES
I minoue. provided it 1 to continue any length
i.r Minn hi t nricea must advance in ail kind a oi
Merchandise, ms thev are being: sold much hrfc
than the cost of production. However we anal
til after the Holidays.
We are below the
ou aiany of our (goods.
Kor 50 aud 15 cents, and our ONE DOLLAR can
For a Wet Day.
3-non't forget to call at 51 Public Square.
i:iecland.o , heiore purcnasing: iv'
Kiln-dried, All Vine IJuor
$1.75 to $ .25
HE Subscriber, being cou incel ol
the necessity of a low priced diior. has made ar-r-iiigeineiiis
'to furnish thuiu at the above
Astonishing Low Prices,
And all other goods In his line In Ihe same ratio,
foi cash, aud cash ouly.
Small Profits & Large Sales
Is my motto in the future. A large stock of Sash,
Blinds, aud Doors constantly on hand. Over
One Uliuilred different varieties
of Moulding. Scroll awinir done on short
notice, aud WARRANTED TO tllVK SATISFAC
TION, A Large Stork of
Michigan Pine on band.
Also a large stock of Siding, Celling and
FIjO ORIN v ,
ALWAYS ON HAND.
Call and see before you buy, as 1 m dtsrmlnd
to make It an object for the people lo buy of me.
Offlc. and Hill oppoaiW "nKnJ'V1,8,
ifeiv. n Ct wi
B-Niks. Stationery, Newspapers, llagaxinei-
Pictures Picture Frami s. Glass, Baby Carrif-
... eic. 1.1'
Conu aut. Ohio -traii-il:'
WANTED! "WANTED!! WANTEJ1 !
Thinmi that we want more than Oyerro::ts
Heavy Ready Made Clothing
RUSH OF TRADE 1
RAPID REDUCTION O ST'tCK t
These are what we wnnt. and therefore- we oil
the above lines of CLOTHING
for the next thirty days.
AT COST I AT COST!! AT COST 1 ! !
We have marked these eoods in plain figures.
and shall not Sumner over any of them if we cat
sell them at coat.
New Goods! New Goods!!
These e-ood are fresh and new. purchased f-
last fall and this winter'srade aud goods that si
f-jtii reeomniend We include in the above sale I
!oKen or more Suits aud pants to be made to older
from the .
FINEST GOODS IN THE MARKET.
. This Is rare opportunity to buy Clothingches
Clothing that we will warrant in style, make,
fDon't let such an opportunity be lost t
WAITS tt SILL.
Next Store below Post Office building.
Ashtabula, Jan. rii 1874.
Save ' Our lyes,
Save Tour Temper
ry nin? Crystal f ree
ma-le from C-vstaHzed
Onnrt x, and highly pol-
Msrle Pi-Fooai. tbey
enable the wearer to
se perfectly at nT
BOLD BT DICKINSON.
J rTT O. FORSi .
LI AS on haiul a good assortment
Harness of various kinds. Heavy and Light. Sin
ie aud Double, of the besl workmanship aud m
lenal. He is prepared to all all orders for work
ol any description in his line.
He ban Just laid is a laree supply of larxe and
metllnni ulsed Traveling Trunks. Thevareofvs-rioui-
qualities and value, aud affonled at tavor
able prices. Tbe ortment is altiweiher th.
laiirest of any in the region. The traveling pubMr
are invited to look over Ihia stock, as thvy cai
hardly fail to And something tetheir mind.
. P. C. 4tHI.
Ashtahma. Seot. M. IKT. i"'
Sunday School Books !
WE have over 80,000 volumes of
cunday school Books from which to s!e
-inndar School Lioranea. made up ol careful aelre
iioii rroiu the books of the various HeliitioU'
. ulill-biiiK Societies, aud from ibe be4 hook
uuivii nai publishers We are drtertulned that
.in, drpartHieul of our business shall be compleu
ovhavuKin stock all the new aid ft. ,li
.art-full) a clvcteu ami fnllaUe to be In thehsb
mm school Library. Parent- and Sundy scboo
olScers canii.it be 'oo careml iu ual they put
ore their children.
1st. To avoid trahy ""J": m.llll,
W tiel n.-w ami fn--h book, cou-tautly.
3d' Keep up tue older valuaMe book.
sTb. Triuruishthe best variety of Jfood Sua
day school books In Ohio.
... rr onr Keonomlcal Plata of ae-
ul "W rka.
Cttahova Faixs, O. March 15, 1S7S.
Inclose.' pUe Bud $tS 00, draft on New York
for the Sunday school book. Allow ma lo el-nr-ss
to you our tnanka for your promptness in re
olvin to our order, and onr eutlrs satisfaction
with the atvli- ol the books. You have fulfilled the
promise In the priuied circular, to Keep oi
l'ra,h.v Rooks.' Your selectlou was irjdo.sed bi
B. B. V. BANNER.
Pastor Congregational Chunk.
INGHAM, CLAKKE & CO.,
Northorn Ohio 8. 8. Depository,
217 Superior St.j Cleveland, 0.
Dr. 1. Walker's California Tin
egar Bitters are a purely Vegetable
preparation, mado chiefly from tbe na
tive herbs found ou the lower ranges of
the Sierra Nevada mountains of Califor
nia, the medicinal properties of which
are extracted therefrom without the use
of Alcohol. Tbo question is almost
daily asked,"" What ia the cause of the
unparalleled success of Vinegar Bit
ters!" Our answer is, that they remove
the cause of disease, and the patient re
covers his health. They are the great
blood purifier and a life-giving principle,
a perfect Renovator and Invigorator
of the system. Never before in the
history of the world has a medicine been
compounded possessing tbe remarkable
qualities of Vinega k Bitters in healing the
sick of every disease man is heir to. They
are a gentle Purgative as well as a Tonic,
relieving Congestion or Inflammation of
the Liver and Visceral Organs, is BUioua
The properties of Da. Walker's
Viskoar Bittkrs are Aperient, Diaphoretic, ,
Carminative, Nutritious, Laxative, Diuretic,
Sedative, Counter-irritant, Sudorific, Altera
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Grateful Thousands proclaim Vin
egar Bitters the most wonderful In-
Tigorant that evet sustained the sinking
No Person can tafce these Bitters
according to directions, aDd remain long
unwell, provided their bones are not de
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Bilious. Remittent and Inter
mittent Fevers, which are so preva
lent in the valleys of our great rivers
throughout tbe United States, especially
those of the Mississippi, Ohio.ilissoari,
Illinois, Tennessee, Cumberland, Arkan
sas, Red, Colorado, Brazos, Rio Grande,
Pearl, Alabama, Mobile, Savannah, Ro
anoke, James, and many others, with
their vast tributaries, throughout our
entire country during the Summer and
Autumn, and remarkably so during sea
sons of unusual heat and dryness, are
invariably accompanied by extensive de
rangements of the stomach and liver,
and other abdominal viscera. In their
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erful influence upon these various or
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Dr. J. Walker's Vinegar Bitters,
as they will speedily remove the dark
colored viscid matter with which the
bowels are loaded, at the same time
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and generally restoring the healthy
functions of the digestive organs.
Fortify the body against disease
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Bitters. No epidemic can take hold
of a system thus fore-armed.
Dyspepsia or Indigestion, Head
ache, Pain-iiJ the Shoulders, Coughs,
fitrlirriBM nf thfl PlipjtfL T)iv.i-inK. Snnr
Eructations of the Stomach, Bad Tasta
in the Mouth, Bilious Attacks, Palpita
tation of the Heart, Inflammation of the
Lungs, Pain in the region of the Kid
neys, and a hundred other painful symp
toms, are the oflsprings of Dyspepsia,
One bottle will prove a better guarantee
of its merits than a lengthy advertise
ment. Scrofula, or King's Eril, Wbitb
Swellings, Ulcers, Erysipelas, Swelled Neck,
Goitre, Scrofulous Inflainmationa, Indolent
Inflammations, Mercurial Affections, Old
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In these, as in all other constitutional Dis
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shown their great curative powers in the
most obstinate and intractable eases.
For Inflammatory and Chronic
Rheumatism, Gout, Bilious, Remit
tent and Intermittent Fevers, Diseases of
the Blood, Liver, Kidneys and Bladder,
these Bitters have no equal. Such Diseases
are caused by Vitiated Blood.
Mechanical Diseases. Persons en-
faged in Paints and Minerals, such as
lumbers, Type-setters, Gold-beaters, and
Miners, as they advance in life, are (object
to paralysis of the Bowels. To guard
against this, take a dose of WAlKEB'a Vnr
eqar Bitters occasionally.
For Sli in Diseases, Eruptions, Tet
ter, Salt-Rheum, Blotches, Spots, Pimples,
Pustules, Boils, Carbuncles, Ring-worms,
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are effectually destroyed and removed. No
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like these Bitters.
For Female Complaints, to young
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manhood, or the tarn of life, these Tonio
Bitters display so decided an influence that
improvement is toon perceptible.
Cleanse the Yitiated Blood when
ever you find its imparities bursting through
the skin in Pimples, Eruptions, or Sores;
cleanse it when yoa find it obstructed and
sluggish in the veins ; cleanse it when it ia
foul; your feelings will tell yoa when. Keep
the blood pare, and the health of the system
K. H. HeDOXALD k CO.,
DruFjrlst and G. A(rta, Saa PTaneiaoo. California,
and eor. of Washington and Chariton Sou. N. V.
Sold bjr aOi DrwggUl avawl ""!"
i a . i
THROAT m LUiJfi
Itk th vital pnoapw ol in Pie Tree obtained
by a peculiar process ia th disii.Uuo ot th tar. by
WTuch us niftiest Mdiotxal propertM are maioed.
Tar m in its crude iu turn besa woowaWKlei by
eminent phyuctans W tvrry rW. It t cooodently
stfexvtl to tncajfiicted tor tK frMkWYnriap! rnna;
I. it cun-w. mat mbrmfrty U?C t emf -
Mt by dtnodvwc tM poicirm i
throw otf tlwmsbealtajr miM
unm tbe imtattanv
ark miJ fYuaim rooN it oota Drotoaan and
ludicrMat bttntesnottwtiMtifD ol twa9ictcisHiifcivr
a. It healing prtncipie acta upon tbe .muted sur.
tace of the lung. ffntrttr Jiwmmd fmtrt
letiertng pain and swMmtnf mfm wmmf
. iTrwnBiinimiawmii nilttv.
ty curing all taiaton. from ina ootmmom nitrva or
MtrmckN to the aevereet caj of Sqqtirin. THonda
of alfidarits could be produced trow thoee who nave
fclt the beaehcaal effect ol Pink Tan Tan Coumax.
la the vanoua diiMiM iwiiaag troat untma o
All who haw kaovm or tried Dr. U Q. C Wte
aaat'a remedies reautre no rr u i eai froai ua, but can
ot thouiands cared by tbeat can be r
any one wfto doubts our staasarent. Dr. L Q- i-
Wisoarts Onat XatrvM lys?fin Ptt W
Wobm SuriAa Dton have newer b-ea equaieo. For
by all Druggists and Storesteepera, and at
a i MMf tfifrff
4.T. a. I. U '-T-iru-ja.;
TlIE Subscriber has just opened a
slor at th StaUoa. la th a.w building erected
--T. HoSer' Comer, "bars may b found at ail
Um !2IJ of tira-Com.0. Mt-al. .
Also, .stock ot
Bmbreetng all needful sapplle for family s ot
th choicost and bsl qaailti, aud a au aew
'Tlti a Stock of CBOC UM aad GLASS WARS
Itl.lh Intention of th. .abW to b. P
with lb. time, ia th. t1'?1uLh?u:
tbe low u.ifur. at ncTied.
saM c. Asnareot p.-HI.MpaB1,T
rsbtahula. Krh. U. I W.8. HlXHHRgY
rm! SALE. One ot jianini
Oil SALJi.-,-'ne oi .uiriun
smal sld Hre-proofSafe. am Hik Wat
w r tlug l'k. . , . "'sUji