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Saturday Morning, Sept. 19, 1874
JAXS3 A. GARTIKLP-of Portage.
For Secretory of State,
AIXKN T. WIKOFF-of Adams.
For Supreme Judge, Loo Term,
LUTHER PAT-of Portage.
For Supreme Judge. Short Term,
W. W. JOHNSON of Lawrence.
For School CommiMloner,
THOMAS W. HAEVET-of Lake.
For Clerk of Supreme Court,
BODNEY FOOS-of Clinton,
For member oTBoardof Public Works,
.8TEPHS R. HAMBR--f "i-OciDgnm.
The Republican voters of Asbttbuls County sre
herebv notified that the Republican Nonunatifje
ConTention for tbe county, will meet in toe
.. at Jefferson, at 11 o'clock. A. M- on Jton
day September SI. 1874. . , . . .v,0 h.th.1
The Pnmary Meeting, will be keldjU he n.u.1
place of holding- election, intteereiwn
ships, on Saturday nitrht pre""" (Sf St To noV
betmenthe hour. oiTand h:Sp. and not toao
loom till 8 : 80. when they will elect by .ballot .one
Wared .nd tour rielee-tw to id Convention
on a haais of one tor each, thirty votes given ioi
MoyT?Go?-rnor of Ohio in October "a.and
one for each fraction of a teen or over, apportion
ed to the several townships aa follow. :
AuMinborg ... 8
Cherry Valley S
Denmark.... -4--. - 1
Earpersfield ....... 4
The candidate, to b
Ashtabula o -
Orwell .. .
T)irimiiid ....... "
Ssyhrook. . .
Williams'neid. ....... S
nominated at the County
Convention are : . .
For Sheriff, Recorder, Commissioner, Coroner.
Surveyor, Infirmary Director.
8. A. NoBTHWAT, C. 8 SlHOND,
W. p. Spkhcek, W. P Howuro,
8. Hatwass. Javtps Rfst.
Rep. Co. Comm.
The Campaign Opened.
GEN. GARFIELD'S APPOINTMENTS.
At a meelinn oftlie R publican C
gr-8gmnal Co mmiltee of ilie DU
trict lieldlo Warren, Sept. 15tu, appoint
ments were made for Republican mt-el
inm to be addressed by Gen. James A.
Garfield in Tarions parts of the Districi .
among wbicb are tbe following in Uii
Ashtabula. Tuesday evening, Si pt. 22, ai
Smith's Opera House.
Andover, Wednesday afternoon, 8ept. 80.
Conneaut, Thursday, Oct. 1.
Other meetings will be announced here
after. Senator Sherman, Hon. A. ff. Rid
dle, Hon. L. D. Woodwortb. and Hon.
Charles D. Foster have been Invited to
speak at a number of meetings in the Dis
The first .meeting will" be held at War
ren, on Saturday evening of this week,
and we have made arrangements to pub
lish the speech in an extra, in the next
A Fraud on the Public.
To show the reckless disregard of the
truth characterizing the leaders of the an-ti-Garfield
movement, we- quote from a
tel gram sent from Warren to the New
York Sun, professing to give a report ot
the little meeting of less than twenty
bolters, in this place last Thursday :
Warren, Ohio, Sept 10. The anti-
Garfield Republicans of tbe Nineteenth
Congressional District held a convention
in tbis place to day and nominated R. H.
Hurl burl for Congress in opposition.
- There were delegates from each of tbe
five counties Ashtabula, Trumbull, Por
tage, Geauga, and Lake which compose
tbe District. They are all thorough going
Republicans, men who have never lost
their allegiance to tbe Republican party,
and who evidently regretted that the step
tbey have taken to-day was one. wbicu
could not be avoided. One thing partic-
ularly impressed me as I watched tbe
proceedings of ihe convention. There
was not. a professional politician in tbe
meeting. Tbey were almost all honest
Geimans, whose faces were bronzed with
exposure to tbe sun,- and whose hands
were horny with toil. .
The above is ludicrous in the extreme
in the tight of the facta. We were pres
ent during the entire session of the bolt
era, and (ounted in all sixteen of them
one-half of whom, at least, are profession
al politicians. - There was not one Ger
man in the entire bali every one of
tbera being full-blooded, Western Reserve
Yankee?, whose viens have never felt the
nvjgoration of a single drop of "honest
German" blood coursing through them.
And their ".hands, were horny with toil 1"
Riseap Messrs. Tut tie, Phillips, Grey
Throber, Burrows, Murray, et. al., and
show the muliitudious horns that fill your
hr-nda of toU 1 When Tattle, Burrows
and Yeomans speak hereafter, tbeir ef
forts, should be half in English and half
German. For "they were almost all Ger
mans" from Orwell and Painesville,
where tbe bronzed variety of Germans
chiefly vegetate. Chronicle.
Maixb Election. The- following dis
patch is a succinct report of the election
in Maine, on Monday last, sent by
Speaker Blame to tbe President at 10 P.
M- As a shadow, it is sufficiently indica
tive Qt coming events, and shows a degree
vitality in . the old Republican cause,
to require a more vigorous effort to lay it
naer. we gravel an event which the
independents, more particularly, have
been quite sore was imminent:
The result ojf our election is in everv
way satisfactory, we have carried every
Coiieressional District; hare a majority.
luiua iu every county in ine state.
Have chosen twenty-nine or thirty Sena
tors to one of the Democrats ; have elect
ed three-fourths of the popular branch of
fhe Legislature and have given Governor
Dingley a majority according to present
appearance of between 11,000 and 12,000
which is a handsome gain on last year's
Badgkriho. The commUteemaa of
the anU-Garfteld party of Lake county
issues a fcard invjtingnhe General, or any
of his friends to papular, discussions of
tle various charges against the General.
Nothing is so annoying to tbe Lake Co
sore-heads as the paucity of thei num
bers and. their numerical weakness and
want of consequence. They itch for some
thing that will ive them the respectful
attention of the voters of the district. This
effort to get Garfield to help them, is no
aoubt adroit enough, if It can oj
made to work.
Senator Tbcrman desires to be counted
' out of the pending canvass in Ohio, and
has eons .to Yirginia Springs where he
will remain until a week before; the elec
tron. The adoption of the Pendleton re
pudiation plank took away from the len.
tor all stomach fur the flgbt. T'e cin
etanati Enquirer intimates tb.'t ' he tskeg
very little inwreatmto elWJoag , fc
i a candidate himself, s
A Granger WV, on ui8 death .j an(J
steadily tad rrsietently refused to see a
tbwter an- iagtdly refuged 1o giye the
reason. Finally the prayer and entreat
let Of bis vife induced him to tell tbe
Cause of hu obstinacy. He said that if
be corJid sot get to heaven without the
aid. or a middle-man he preferred not to
The Democratic State Convention pass
ed a resolution that whereas in view of
tbe fact thatX'oens hag carried we will
recommend a license amendment to the
listing Constitution at the next Session
of the Legislature. As license didn't car
ry, tbe qawtioa a what are tbey going t o
do about It, and what become of tbe
Frank Moulton and Theodore Tillon
are both out witn lunutr iraumuuj u.
Beecber's guilt, wbicn, to every lnieui
gnt. unprejudiced mind, would seem to
be an necessary. Those who ref use to be
lieve anything wrong in all that has been
accumulated against him, would uot be
lieve as Mr. Haliday says though tbe
angel Gabriel should assert it. Bo there
3a no nse of SDendine any more time, or
wasting any more space on the subject.
Unless Plymouth Church is able to buy
in . mav perhaps get at
a decision that will put tbe matter in the
''r'suc-sfully refuted the
Charge of blackmailing. In fact, on every
ne over be answers Beechi r with
,;, own letter and supplies evidence of a
inline character as to the charge of rape
He shows that Beecher was indeed hang
ing on the raged ede or suicide, and me
ooison that was to effect it, bad been con.
siderately procured, and was at band -eady
for an instant stepping down aua oui.
The allusion of Moulton to rape, is ta-
ki n to refer to Miss Edna Dean Proct. r
of Washington letter writing notoriety
whose kisf, accordiue to the Beecher dia
lect, is paroxysmal, inasmuch ss she has
instituted a suit against Moultou, putting
damages ai $100,000.
From the Western Reserve Chronicle.
A Little Side Show. What Was in It.
On last week Thursday while the regu
lar Democratic lain District uongreBsnm
al Convention was in si-s-inn in this citv.
a renort obtained circulation that the r".
& Y. noon t"ain would brine a del. """"
of 200 or more anti G irfield Republican
voters trom Lake C.mnty. The Demo
cratic Conventi-m which bad met in t
forenoon concluded it would b- wise to
ake a rec ss until after dinner and await
the arrival ot the expected valiant two
hundred. The train came, but not the
wo hundred. It was ominous of the des
.iniesortheday, perlinps, that oneomni
I, us conld carry the entire delegation, with
and to spare.
Tbe ten gentlemen from Lake, tbe two
from Portage, tbe twr. from Geauga, and
J ronie Bonaparte Fhillips, (tireeleyile)
Hie man who came like an avenging thun
derbolt as tbe repr-s ntHlive of the Ashta
bula bolters, took possession of the n arof
the court boose at nhmit 2 o'clock, P. M.
They gave evidence of being in a proba
tionary state, and in search of the Pro
bate Judge's office, which they tound anil
entered with nervous anxiety. In this
retired and sacred spot there were two or
three Trumbull countv men admitted, and
it was there that - the final shape of the
momentous- movement was doubtless,
Then aP things, apparently, being ready,
there was a filing out of tbe Probate ol-
lice. and a'climbing op tbe hack stairs in
to the court room, where the man from
Ashtabula county and tbe several other
gentlemen found an abundance of empty
benches. There were eighteen persons
Dresent. including reporters, spectators.
and tbe gentleman from Orwell. One of
tbe party from Lake county, named Tut
tie, was called to the chair, and Jerome
Bonaparte Phillips, tbe party from Or
well, was chosen scribe. Then came tbe
appointment of two committees, one on
resolutions and tbe other on nomination.
These committees were not made up with
out a struggle not to get on them, but to
get off. For instance, the lone individual
who was responsible for Ashtabula coun
ty, asked to be excused from the commit
tee on resolutions, his duties as scribe be
ing too onerouB to admit of bis dividing
his time with other engrossing cares.
Capt. Dyer, who was named as a mem
oer of tbe committee, arose and explained
ibat for reasons best known to the friends
of the movement here he should be ex
cused. Mr. Dyer, thought that it would
i-e quite as well for Judge Yeomans, who
was also named lor one of the committees,
to ' stop a little." Judge Yeomans then
arose and said that be thought it wonld
be better to have the movement appear to
have existence outside ot Trumbull coun
ty; that it had been charged that the ami
uarneia movement was connned to a
clique in Warren, and if Trnmbull county
men should take part in this meeting the
same charges would continue to be made.
This led Capl. Burrows (Greeleyite) to
propound as toiiows
"Well, Judge, there is tome opposition
to Garfield, in Trumbull county, ain't
Judge'Y. "O, yes; I know one . man
standing now belore you. It is not that I
am not in sympathy with you, bnt don't
unnK it good policy to have my name ap
pear in the proceedings."
Hendry, of Lake, didn't think it was
worth while having sore toes in tbis mat
ter, and couldn't see why Judge Yeomans
should not stand up to the rack, "fodder
or no fodder." - j-.
vapi. ourrows saia mai it mere were
no men from Trumbull Countv it would
look as it there was np opposi tion here,
out mat an were in lavor ot Uarfield.
He didn't think Trumbull con nty would
uu mure man lis snare.
Judge Yeomans replied that the oddo
8ition maifested last spring, he thought,'
uuu luureaseu since me uonvention. He
repeated that he thought Warren men
should be left out of the Droeeedi nira
R. M.Murray (Democrat) ot Lake said
this holding back of Trumbull county
would pm the brunt ot the battle on Lake
county. He respected tbe feelings of
1 rumbull county men but it they did not
come to the front u wouia appear m
though their men were quelled
On a rising vole Yeomans was not ex
cused. Tod, of Portage, was ready to unite
with anybody to beat Garfield, but with
three or tour candidates it looked blue
Jerome Bonaparte Philips, the one sol
itary, lone gentleman fr m Orwell, Ash
tabula County, who under the impulse of
pure patriotism leu H io De tils duty to
give the late Horace Greeley the benefit
of bis influence in the last Presidential
campaign, threw down bis pencil, and at-
urmeu according to the best ot bis knowl
edge ana belief, that a man could be
eieciea against Garfield.
Judge leomans observed that he did
not wish to throw a damper on tbe "con
vention. However, thought he should be
excused, as it would be better that no
1 rumbull County man should aDDear on
any committees. He thi nght he ought
, 1 Krt ........ x f T . . .
uv CAUKWU. ne waa m Eumna t r i t. ,,,.
m ,, r "l'"ul"1'" oe excused.
vouiaiiKeiot)e exoosed would h hst
ter to excuse him. Some tender hearted
man moved that Yeomans be excused,
which motion carried.
caDt j. k. Kurrowa W n ri,ontu,
W- . " V. VUOUUCIO,
.,.mwuu .x. torasner were sp
potnted a committee invested with the
responsible duty of going down stairs and
bringing bd the resolutions PnHin.
their absence on tbe laborious mission
it was suggested that a committee on
nominations was needed, whereupon N
Moore, L. C. Tod. Dr. L. Patch, Wm. Hen-'
dry and J. L. Brooks were detailed to
m ?mtahle person for nominee.
r u . .uiuwihccb mere out, it.
craHn?pUrey'.cameuP frora"e Demo
KMe.S"nenUoa.toM;P,,rt Progress and
ymie mese committees were out N
getting .! Da nu brethren
were fall otM.G, ,;rr ",c,c " "ni and
In a few mlnn,r"',.8ai,iry &c.
sound uii. . - w
cendw f""were hnii the
stairsvand in cam Ti ps tt tue back
Burrows (who vo1fra,r.1BoDPa,lle
cratic ticket tor Presidents I1."? Demo
tions Rmpltintr ,r f "l'li
.tk f resoiu-
Office and nrnreriVrl l"e Probate
T-i" " j j in the
that th aS . , rZ" . Z "d
LB V,-1 gone
ri":rel1 ,he accePhce on tWrpirt
.candidates who ar not- .n... ;r"
Also denounced Credit Mobiler, salarv
grab, etc., and proclaimed their own im
maculate virtue as hostile to dishon
esty. Of course these cut and dry resolutions
The committee on nominations report
ed tbe name of Rev. J. H. Uurlburt, of
Lake County, as tbeir choice tor candi
dates .for Congress. Tbe report was
adopted. Tbe nominee being conven
lent was ushered in under the protection
of all the Bonaparte present, and in a
lew words returned thanks for the unex
pected (!) honor of tbe nomination.
How that a formal disorganizing move
ment has been inaugurated by disaffect
ed and disappointed persons, who, falling
to overrule the fairly expressed will of a
large majority of the Republican voter
ot tbe 19tb District, in primary meetings
and in a Convention of the Counties of
every man who means to be faithful 'and
true to the Republican party to show his
colors and bis band and see Hint nle wj
of the people is ratified by a full and over
whelming vote at tbe polls.
.1 doa,t 1uit0 understand it, but most
me women of our acqaintance are Beech-
tw, meo' tUe,r M virluou woue,
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
The first train will run
Hoosac Tunnel on Nov. 1.
A cable dispatch announces the death.
ofM-Guizot, the great Protestant st ates
man and hUtoilan of ranee.
The South Carolina convention has
been carried by the so-called Relormers
Chamberlain being nominated for Gover
Gov. Dix has refused to remove Mayor
Havemeyer on the ground that he is not a
thief, and, therefore, is a reasonably good
Mayor for New York.
Colorado has returned a Democratic
delegate to Congress for tbe first time in
its history. Patterson, the Democratic
candidate, has, it is said, 1,500 to 2,000
Jeff Davis is indignant that Southern
ers are accused of wearing masks in their
assaults upon tbe negroes, and intimate
that tbey are too brave to assume a dis
guise. How about that "petticoat?"
At an election on Sunday last in one of
the departments of France Maine ami
Loire-to fill a vacancy in the Assembly
which was unsuccessful, 25,000 Bonapart
ists votes were cast. A little significant
A nolitical convention in Michigan on
flil. treated the woman suffrage ques-
.: . Henri and abandoned issue. Tbe
Beecher Tilton scandal has had, per
haps, .its full share in producing his re
The Peace Conference at Brusels was
bv all accounts a dead failure. The Em
peror of RusMa, who was responsible lor
the movement, is tbe only person who
seems to be much displeased or surprised
at tbe result
An attempt to assasinate tbe President
ol Pern, he other day barely tailed of sue
cess. Several shots were hred, none o
them taking effect The news caused
some excitement in the market for Peru
vian bark and guano.
Tbe New Orleans 7tmet is the leadin
Conservative paper, in the Southern
Sta'es, after it the Louisville Courier Jour
nal. Both these journals approve th
course of the President in interfering
maintain order in the disturbed districts
In Arkansas, Gov. Baxter has persisted
in his refusal to accept tbe Democratic
nomiuaiiou for Governor, and A. H. Gar
laud, of Little Rock, lias been awarded
tbe place on tbe ticket. Baxter proposi
to go to the United States Senate if he
can secure votes enough.
The Democratic State Convention
Michigan on tbe 10th, adopted
Granger candidates, for Governor
some of tbe other offices, but pat up can
di dates of their ova for the remainder of
the ticket In Nebraska the same policy
ot mixing nay seed and Democracy was
Arms are being seized bv tbe police
New Orleans landing from vessels from
New York, nnder tbe plea that tbey are
intended to arm the White League
the city, against the negroes. Eighty
eUht stand, of foreign make, were take
on Monday last, entered upon the steam
er's manifest as boots and shoes.
tsusn tires, at last accounts, were rag
ing in the neighborhood of Tenpleton
lsomimon oi Canada, and an irameuse
amount of property has been destroyed.
or a distance of 10 miles square, tbe
country around is a blackened and char
red mass. The City of Ottawa is full of
smoke from the fires, and ashes fall thick
ly on the streets.
The arrivals of emigrants at New York
for the first eight months of 1874 shows
total of 108,834 or a decrease of upwards
of 70,000 trom the arrivals of the corres
ponding period of last year. . Germany
contributes tbis year 23,934, Ireland
ooo, ana cngiana 13.314. . Kussia comes
next with 4,432, mostly Mennonites, and
then Italy with 4,328.
The Episcopal convention for the elec
tion of a successor to Bishop Whitebouse,
assembled in the city of Chicago
Wednesday of this week. It is well un
derslood that the laity and clergy of the
diocese are not ot one mind as to tbe mer
its of certain candidates, and that there
will be abundant opportunity for warm,
but it is to be hoped, not,acrimonions dis
An item mat king the progress of trade
is the purchase in Chicago and shipment
hence, via, Montreal to Liverpool, of 300
head ot cattle. A steamer has been fitted
op at Montreal with stalls and other con
veniences, and it is proposed to make the
the trade in beeves between Chicago and
Liverpool a permanent one. Tbis is a new
outlet to tbe already enormous cattle
trade of Chicago.
Tbe Spanish Government in Cuba is
distressed for tuen and money with which
to carry on tbe war against the insurgents.
The Captain-General has called out 5 per
cent' of all the volunteers enrolled in tbe
Island, and has asked from tbe banks a
loan of $400,000 in gold, and f 100,000 in
paper. He has bad the grace to employ
smooth phraseolojry, but the intent of his
proclamation is plainly a draft and forced
The arrival of yellow ; fever at several
Southern ports seenuo have excited- a
great deal of needless apprehension. It
appears that the dreaded disease has
been confined to the Harbors in which It
first made its appearance. Nevertheless,
if it had arrived earlier in the season,
there might have been cause for alarm.
The yellow feyer has appeared at New
Orleans, Galvaston, Pensacola, Mobile.
Key West, Brunswick, and Darien, Ga.,
and at the quarantine ports ot New York
and Baltimore. .
There are more than ten thousand peo
ple in the United States, who expect to
be the happy possessors of the first grand
prize in the Kentucky Gift Concert of
$250,000. All of them hut one will be
disappointed. One will get it, for Gov.
Bramlette, tbe manager, at Louisville,
has announced that tae Concert will pos
itively take place on that day ; that there
will be no further postponement, and that
tbe capital prize will positively ba the
sum stated. And if our readers want
to know more of it, write to him.
The directors of the New York Central
and the Hudson River Railway compa
nies have resolved to pav quarterly c'ivi-
dendsof 2 per cent next January, in Ilea
of 4 percent semi-annual dividends. This
step will no doubt be popular and profit
able to the stockholder. The intervals
being ehortencd, an approach is made to
ward a reguUr supply of the needful, and
the closer the Treas
urer a account is kept
u -Tcu, .u .cM lhe liability for loss by
dishonest or reckless t.n-
nance committee. The example is wor
thy or imitation.
Some of those organs, selfatylcd Inde
pendent, suffering a lull in matters with
which to feed their censoriousntss, are
renewing the third term nightmare. The
New York Tribune, for instance, is doing
a valiant work in fighting the chimera
with column after column, showing that
the thing Is a verity. To. us, this looks a
good deal like , labor lost. Tbe people
have never entertained any idea of such a
possibility, a a third terra, and therefore
have seen no necessity for putting on
their armor. When the thing begin to
show itself, tbey
ngw to meet te
will not, probably be
OUR NEW YORK LETTER.
The Last Fraud—Real Estate—Beer—Funerals
—The Graphic—Business—The Weather.
A NEW FRAUD.
If the dishonest men
honest employment half the shrewdness
they do to tbeir swiudling schemes, they
would be tbe richest men in the world.
For certainly tbe genioas wasted in rogue
ry, that always ends badly, could not
but pay largely in any legitimate Busi
ness, ine last aoage in imeyerv un
just been unearthed, and a most mgen-
ious dodge it is. A scoundrel sailing nn-
ler tbe alias of Walker, a few months
ago, went to work and deliberately lorgeu
conveyances of real estate belonging to
man who bad been aeaa nve yB.
TT made deeds irom is '5
.1 .r-.uiH deceased, to himself, of
l UC . I w -
w.rth 50.000. and went witu
t. , nc i 1..1
them to the rtegister s ouice auu uau
tbem recorded. Of course this was all
regular, for tbe registry clerks have no
means of knowing whether Isaac Young
is alive or a dead man. Tbe conveyance
Dut upon record. Walker takes them
and goes into the street to negotiate a
loan upon there. He finds a man who
has money to loan upon real estate. Tbe
Register's books arc examined, the con
vevancs are all clear, the money is loan
ed. Walker disappears. Of course the
fraud is discovered after the lapse of
week or two, and Walker is arrested, and
will go to Sing Sing.' Now, it strikes
me that a mind capable of conceiving and
executing so mugnificent piece of villainy
ought to kuow that legitimate business is
its proper field. What combinations
could not such a genius' effect in dry
It tii at young man bad to be a rogue
v, hy did be not go to Wall street, or get
into politics in this city r
These are safe fields lor such geniuses,
where there is ample scope for scoundrel
ism without risk. But they never do it
When Walker gets out of Sing Sing
he will get into a similar transaction iu a
week, and go up agaiu. Such men only
keep outof prison a few weeks at a time
When in auod. they devise schemes, that
invariably take them back again. Speak
Some of it in New York has a value des
pite tbe terrible depression. Mr. R. A.
Witthaus has sold to the Union Dime
Saving Bank, for $75,000, the plot of
land on the southerly side of Thirty-Sec
ond street, between Broadway and sixth
avenue. The buildings are of little value,
and formed no p.-irt of the value. The
lots front on the triangular public place at
the intersection of Broadway and Sixth
avenue, 42 feet on Broadway. 40 feet on
Sixth avenue, and about 100 feet on Thir
ty second street. The price is at the rate
of $175,000 for a lot of the usual size.
Mr. Witthaus paid $45,uU0 tor tbe prop
erty about twenty years ago. At this
rate what is New York worth ?
1 he (Jermans are up and in arms.
Wednesday last three thousand saloon
keepers met in council, and resolved that
the license laws must be repealed, and
that tbe traffic in beer must be treated
the same as any other business, and also
that tbis question must go into politics,
and be made an isssue. The beer inter
est iu New York is one that has positive
power, and of course politicians will be
found who will recognize it. The Ger
man element is immensely strong here,
and on the question of free beer and tbe
right to drink it Sundays as well as otb
er days it is almost an unit They do
not like to be driyen out of the city for
their Sunday recreations, and they will
make a vigorous fight for, what to them
is a vital matter. This question is one of
the disturbers that come up every little
while to vex the souls of politicians. The
American religious element is inflexibly
opposed to the violation of the Sabbath
the German is as inflexibly determined
to spend it as be pleases. Imaginge tbe
perplexity of the ambitious politician . in
whose district these elements are about
' Under the present system, it costs from
$50, to $150 to bury a corpse in tbe most
modest way. The most exorbitant prices
are charged for coffins and tbe accompa
niments, all ot which are paid without
a question, tor no man can ask prices
over the -dead body of one loved and
lost. . Then comes carriages, price of lot.
etc., all of which makes a sum that
oppressive to a poor man or one even
in moderate circumstances. Tbe Ger
mans have a society for doing away with
all this. They have taken up the idea of
cremation, and propose to bring it into
vogue. They are building a hall 60x40
feet, fitted with an altar at which relig
ious ceremonies may be had. Back of
tbis altar is to- be a furnace capable of
being heated to 1,000 deg. which melts
soft plates in the metal coffin enclosing
the remains, which heat will reduce tbe
remains to ashes in an hour and a half.
And all this can be done for $8, which is
bringing burial expenses within reach of
the poorest. Tbe Germans will take this
idea and act upon it, for this people have
not the reverence tor ancient forms that
the Americans possess, and tbe form of
disposing of remains is in entire conso
nance with their idea of the fitness of
things. And who knows but alter it has
become a common practice among the
Germans it may be adopted by tbe rest
of mankind t
. statement, appear
ed Friday has stirred up this mess once
more. Public opinion in this city has
once more, veered to Tilton, and it will
probably st.y there till Beecher makes a
statement, when it may shift to him.
Tilton gives tbe world nothing new in
the matter, but he explains tbe wby of
very much of it. For instance, in answer
to the question why, after permitting hi
wire's infidelity to remain a secret with
him for four years, he gave it to the
world, be says that had Elizabeth remain
ed with him, and if the church had lef her
alone, he never should have divulged it
But she left him for the purpose of testi
fying against him, and in sheer self de
fense he was compelled to give the terri
ble truth to thewirld. Moulton' state
ment is a crusher, and has produced a pro
found impression. He fastens his for
mer statements, and makes his case very
cleverly. Now what will Beecher do f
Are we to havo more statement ? He
has said that he will not open his mouth
or put pen to paper on this subject again,
but will trust to the court to clear his
It is gratifying to notice the frankness
and fairness with which the Dally Oraph-
c has treated this matter. It has com
mented on thu sad affair in a tone bene
fitting gentlemen, an example which
some of its unsuccessful cotemnorariea
wight have followed with much credit
and more grace.
up a. - everybody else
-hoped The clly I. n ,,, merchant. ;
Ihe hotels are not only crow,l,.,l h.
crowded, but they do not buy. The South
U buying small stocks, verv am-n i..
the West, to far, is only sorting up. The
meichants are walling to -see what the
condition of things is to be. In uPl
with wheat at the price it Is, tbev are
afraid ty venture, Possibly tbey are right,
but tbe importers and jobbers who have
stocks on band, don't see it. And the
summer has slipped away, we are fairly
into the fall, and tbe eoods are all in tbe
original packages. Iam speaking now
oftbe wholesale trade. The retail busi
ness in the city looks somewhat hopeful
this month, and will keep its cheerful
face, for the people have money, if the
trade only have sense to adopt the rule of
the leading house in America, namely, to
do away with fancy price for any class
of goods, however new or fashionable.
and bring the most tempting articles at
once within the reach ot ordinary buyers-
Tbe novel and nice importations of dress
goods, camel hair cloths, quilted silks,
and fancy fabrics of the latest Parisian
fancy are accordingly put on the cou n-
tcrs at prices which compare with those
of the old-fashioned standards, merino
and British cloths, in tbe eye of careful
purchasers. This idea of selling stock
but once, as merchauts express it, will re
sult in clean counters and equally clean
balancf s next spring. Even India shawls
are no exception to this lule, for the larg
est importers in this line have determined
to put them on the same footing with
other goods, and estimate their value ac
cording to their worth, without paying
200 or 300 per cent tribute to fashionable
caprice. One hears of such comfortable
orders in the trade as $10,000 worth of
American shawls for oue customer, and
$3,000 worth of prints sold at retail at one
counter in a single day. Stewart's bouse
sold off all its first stock of fall goods be
fore tbe first of September and were oblig
ed to order afresh by ocean telegraph to
supply at that date
Nevertheless, the city will see a great
deal ot distress this win'er. There bus
been no building and labor of any kind
this summer, that the working-men have
not been able to keep anything ahead,
and when .the frost puts its embargo on
out of door work there is going to be an
an amount of destitution and suffering
that the city never saw before. Heaven
help the boor tbis winter. And let me
put in a warning here to young men-
keep out of New York this fail and win
ter. There are thousaud upon thousands
ot unemployed men in every department
ot labor. there are one hundred apnli
cauts for every vacancy. Except upon a
sure thing, stay where you are, if you can
earn oreaa and clothes.
New York, Sept. 15. 1874.
The Louisiana Revolution.
The people of New Orleans are
in an open revolt against the Mate
municipal authorities. The scenes
described in the dispatches on Tues
day morning are of an appalling
nature. The speck of war has
broadened out into a black and low
enng cloud that hangs over the
whole State of Louisiana and threat
ens dire disaster. New Orleans is the
scene oi a new revolution, lhey are
backed by what they hold to be the
genuine and only estate liovernment
They are gathering as militia, and
under orders of Fenn, who was elect
ed Lieutenant Governor with Mc
Enery, and who, in the latter's ab
sence, issues his proclamations and
commands as Governor of Louisiana,
There is revolution in Louisiana, and
New Orleans leads the van.
The people have been ripe for
revolution these two years. At no
time, however, has revolt appeared
so formidable as now. Ihe imme
diate provocation of this ourbreak
was the seizure of arms consigned
to private firms in New Orleans.
Three citizens were arrested on the
charge of having in their possession
stands of arms and quantities or am
unition to be nsed in assisting the
secret organization known as the
White League and against the Me
tropolitan Police. Subsequently
Gen .Badger, the Chief Police, Mr,
Curtis, the Clerk, and Judge McAr-
thnr were brought before Justice
Houston. They were commited to
jail for contempt in refusing to de
liver over the arms that had been
seized, but they were immediately
pardoned by Gov. Kellogff. The
jearch and seizures were continued
throughout last week, and Sunday's
papers contained a 'call, signed by
fifty merchants, for a mass meeting'
at Clay Statue on Canal street( to
protect aeainst - seizures and other
outrages. This call had a response
in the gathering of an immense
throng of people, filling the .streets
for several blocks around. The
meeting passed a resolution calling
upon Kellogg to resign, and a com
mittee was appointed to wait upon
him for his answer. -- He declined
to receive any communication on
tbe ground that it came from an
armed and lawless mob. When his
answer was received, the word went
forth to disperse for arms. Men
went to their houses only to return
with rifles, shot-guns, and small
arms, and to proceed against the ex
isting Government. The Mayor's
office was invaded, and the Mayor
had to give way. Penn, as Acting
Governor, issued a : proclamation
calling upon all. citizens between
the ages of 18 and 4Q to join the
militia. He set forth that this was
not war upon the negroes, who
should be permitted to pursue their
avocations in peace, but against the
thieves, plunderers, and spoilers who
had oppressed the people for two
years. .Then came an order from
the same source conferring the chief
command upon Gen. Jred IN. Ogden
lbe first conflict between the citi
zens and the Metropolitan Police oc
curred on the- levee. Gatling
guns and Winchester rifles on one
side and motely arms of a mob on
the other were sufficient to make
a list of dead and wounded variously
estimated as high as fifty. Ihe Me
tropolitans are said to have suffered
most severely, which was partly
owing, perhaps, to the desertion of
the negro portion of the force; and
Gen. .badger, their Chief, was badly
wounded. Keport has it that Mar
shal Packard and Attorney-General
Dibble were killed or wounded, but
this is not confirmed. United States
troops were at the Custom House,
but took no part in tbo fight. Rein
forcements were expected. At last
accounts the citizens were throwing
up barricades in the "streets, and the
revolt threatened to assume some of
the fierceness and wildness of a rev-
lution in Paris.
Later. The struggle in New Orleaus
had but a short duration. The Kellogg
rule is ended, andthe M'Enery supremacy
Is established In possession of state auu
municipal affairs. Quiet is resioieu. -u-
the convening of the Iegisiaii.ro .. w.
a extra session
THE PRIVATE LIFE and PUB-
X. UC SERVICES of
Salmon Portland Chase,
evolved Irom hi
PiarUn, Corrtipcmatiux ana rrmut rapm.
Bit Jt. li.
Formerly Juan" of ih SnpYome Colirt of Ohio,
;V fiB UVIA Li VVl iru , wi-f-
in, . miiralflcerit Portmlt on itoel. euirraved by
RltSfia U the lt atyle of the Art.
...K.,ihr. only throuan our regularly
DUIQ W . A.-l
appatnte d C.n.lng Airent.,
. . . FBVttflaWi CJuvfyirfJ. -
IVT-n in St., ji.slitotonla., O.
For Men or
All Wool Tweeds for boys' suits, 75c per yd
All wool factory Cassimere - 90c per yd
All wool Heavy Cassimeres - - $1 per yd
MILLERS' CASSIMERES, made expressly for millers' use; also the cel
ebrated Canada Grays, Harris' and Assibet's Cassimere, Doeskin and Broad
THE BEST SIDE BAND PRINTS, at 10 cts,
instead of 12c,
Don't fail to buy our
ISJ-JLlI W COTTON B-tTTITtfG-
The Best you even
LADIES' MERINO WRAPPERS,
We have them
Another invoice of those
50c Ingrain Carpets.
We have a good
-Vr ES3XI'S ;QOOT&inrIipand Calf.
Black and White, Gold
Ladies' Misses' and Childrens' Shoes,
of the Best Manufacture. Examine before you buy elsewhere.
Look at our Fall Dress Goods
We will give you bargains in Black
Fall Drebs Goods.
It will Pay you to Examine our Stock before pur.
t - SM 7l SIMS
the modern price.
saw, at 18c per pound.
at all prices.
Stock of Good Boots.
mixed, Gray and Navy Blue.
Alpacas, Mohairs, and all styles of
NEW FALL GOODS
CILKEY & PERRY,
offer Special Bargains lit
FELT SKIRTS, .
SmBTETQ FLASH ELS,
Warranted no iboddy or cotton.
HEW YAK LACES,
SEW GUIPURE LACES
8ILK ELASTIC BELTINGS,
NEW HAMBURGH EDGINGS
CORSETS, CORSETS, . .
at JSC. 50c TSe. $1.00, HM
OUR G. COR8ET, at $1.00 la 'without doubt th
best la tne market lor tae money.
HARRIS SEAMLESS KID GLOVES, in all col
ors. Erery lady will testily t tae merit OX
10 rCS COTTON FLANNEL at Unrest prices.
OUR STOCK IS LARGE.
and we are constantly addinf to it
NEW AND FRESH GOODS,
Bought for Cash, and
We Will Not be Undersold.
THE Co-Partnership heretofore
existing- between M. Brettell and O. B. Lati
mer under the Inn name of "Brettell A Lsttimer," .
is this day dissolved by mntnal consent. Mr. Lat
imer will continue the business at the old stand.
All persons who are owing- the above named
firm wiU please call at once and settle with M.
Brettell, as he has all the book accounts.
Bock Creek. Sept 10th 187. St' 1
Just received at
E. a. PIEECE'S,
HATS & CAPS,
Gent's FumisMng Gccds.
Ashtabula. April Mh. 1874.
7t kmr MHUssM Astt oO
FLORENCE SEWING MACHINE CO,
nlnat the Stirrer. Wheeler Wtlsaa
and (1 rover A Raker Compsnlee involvtaa over
t0 DUO Is anally decided by the Supreme Court
ol the Vnltod Htte .
z.v fat ox or tub if""."--.
which atone has broken Us Monopoly of Hi
THE NEW FLORENCE Is the Msehin;
that sews eackwad sad lorwsru.
in m i mX