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METALIC HAIR BRUSHES
NEW STYLES & TRICES
FINE FEIIFUMEUY, IIAIU
BltUSHES, POCKET HOOKS,
1I,VN I MIllUOUS &c.
FOR The HOLIDAYS.
IOIIN I,, rlllmr, C. anil M. K., Solic
itor or Patents. Llooui 4, 3j Euclid Ave.,
Cleveland. O. mmtr
AKIRHT CLAHS BILLIARD ROOM
with a good patronage anil centrally
located, for salt1 cheup to the right mar.
Tablet, and all appointments uew. Inquire
at tli Ik o ill uo.
LAKE SHORE & MICHIGAN SOUTHERN
GOING W KMT,
Mich. Exprenn leaves Butlalo at 8.20 p. m.
Erie ll:W a. in.. Conneaut M a. m.. Ashta
bula I'J: i7 h. in., tieneva 1:15 a. m., 1'alnen-
vllle 1:4 1 u. 111.. ClHVt'liind 2:ft0a. m.
Special Chirago KxprewR leaven RutTalo nt
12::tr, a. in., Krle 8:40 a. in., ANhtabula 4:50,
I'ntnuMvllleo:, and arrives at Cleveland at
0:.lo a. .
Conn emu Accommodation Ipavph Cnnnpnut
att(:iku. niM A m hoy 0:11, KtngMVille 6:21, Ash
tabula Hay brook 0:4:1, tii-ntjvii H-.M, 1 'nines
vllle 7:15. and nrrlven at Cievelniid S: Hi a. in.
Toledo KxpreHK knives Hurttilo at 0:15 a. in.,
i,rie im:iio, uonncaui nn-xj, Kinnnviiie ti:ii
A sh tabu hi ll:iM Hay brook U:i Oeneva
11:4.1, a. m., l'alneNvllle 12:18, and arrives
at leve and at l:2 u. 111.
Special Ht. Louis Kxprens leaves ButtUlo
8:10 a. in.. Erie 10:57, ABhtabula 12:02 p. m..
Painettvllle 12:45, and arrives at Cleveland
1:40. p. in.
r'awt Mall leavoH Buffalo at 9:15 a. m.
Krle 11:S1 a. ra., Conneaut YZ-.li p. in., Ashta-
bula 12: :n p, in,, Uuneva 12:15 p. in., rallies
vllle IMS p. 111 . Cleveland 1:V p. in.
l'aclhc KxprpHti leaven liuiTulo 12:45 p, m.
ErieH:-r2, Ashtabula 6:12, 1'alneHvllle 0:01, and
arrives at Cleveland at 7:05 p. m.
Limited Kxpretm leaves Cleveland 2:0q a.
in., I'aineHvuie z:ti a. in., ueneva a:ia a.
m . Suybrook 8:-J0 a. in., Ashtabula 8:2 a m.,
Conneaut H:5U a. in., Krle 4:40 a. ni., and ar
rives ut Builulo at 7:26 a, m.
A Mailt It; KxitrpMB loiLVeR Clnvalnnri 7:30 n.. m
PalneHVllleH:2o, AHhtabula V, Connetuit9:2H,
iLrie w.ju, arm arrives ai ismiaio at i:iu p. in,
lolcdoaiul Htillitlo Acuotuutodtvtlou leaveA
Cleveland at 11:15 a. in., rainesvillu 12::t-, Up-
nuvu 1-11 n 11. Stuvliriiiilr l-M A tilitu ln In 1-'i'
Klnusvllle 1:4., Am hoy . Conneaut 2:U2
rritj iiiiu, milium nw p. in.
ChlcHifo and Ht. Louis Kxnrens leaves Cleve
land at 2:."5 P. in.. 1'alnesvllle 8:11. Ah tabula
4:23, Erie 5:;f0, and arrives at liullalo at8:U0
Conneaut Accommodation leaves Cleveland
brook (kw, Ashtatula7:01, KinKsville7:15,' Ani-
uoy int ami arrives at uonueaut at t.m p. m.
Hneoial New York Express leaves Cleveland
at lu::tfp. in., 1'aliiosville 11:24 Ashtabula 14:07
a. in., Krle l:)and arrives at Bullalo at S:G5 a.
.Trains run by Columbus time.
R. R. L. S. & M. S.—YOUNGSTOWN BRANCH.
From and after I tee. lltli, HTlt. I'asnen-
Kur Trains will run as follows.
I Ashtabula ....
Pittsburgh ... .
P M P M
1 47 e so
1 Fi 0 42
1 5M 7 03
S 05 7 17
i II 7 H5
9 17 7 52
9 24 8 (W
9 SI 8 .12 '
2 48 8 64
9 50 !
2 62 0 10
2 .riU 9 H
8 10 lu 00
ERIE RAILWAY, Now Know as
The New Lake Erie & Western R.
Abstract of Time Table adopted June 21, 1880.
iULLMAN'S best Drawing-room
und Hleepln C'onchea, combining ull
modern Improvenionu. ure runnliiK through
without chuiiKo Trom Bullalo, Huniiuninon
Brlilgu, Nhiguru Fulls, Cluclnnnti, OhloHgo
to New York, inuRIng direct connection with
ull lines of foreign and constwlse Hteitniers,
and alMO with Hound steamers und rullwny
lines for boston nnd New England cities.
Hotel Dining L'urs from Chicago to New
No. 8. No. 12 'No. 4
BTiTlONS. N.Y. Atluutlo Night
Express Ex. Ex.
Dunkirk L've Tuflp.M
Malamanca.. " O.lo a.m. 8 :16 '
UMftou " T'V5 146 7 (jo p.m.
Busp. Bridge " 7 15 ' 00 " 7 10
Nlsgura fulls " 7 20 " OH " 7 15
liullalo J' ' 8 -a SO " 20 "
Attica U23 ' "'"II ' "20 "
Portage " "
Horuellvllle " JlllW" t'0 " 1S10a.ii.
Addison... - Is II 7 Ml " 1 117 "
Kooueater... uooa ji. 4 (ki 6 iop.M.
A .oil " ti " I ' " ' W "
Until " 11.12 " 0 4B " 1160 "
rirjiini . " 12 h"w 815 " 190A.ll
Kliulrn " (II l J 8M JL J.68'.
Waverly-.J 152 0 S0 88 "
Oweno " 2 18 " 10 10 " 808 "
Hiirnhuinlon " 854 " 1100 " 8 44 "
UrcutU. uil. ' 8 18 4 12 '
HiiKiiuxliunna " 8 40 " 11 58 " 4 )
Ui'lHjalt " 4 12" 128UA.il 508 "
Hancock .. " 4 41 " 02 " 6 SW '
NarrowHl.urg JU08 28 " 17 12 "
Lackiiwxen " 8 28 " 7 38 '
Hoiu -.dule.. Arr 7 48 " 1125 "
Port Jcrvls.. L've 7 08 " 8 48 815
Mlddletowu. " 4 40 ' 001 '
Uosheu " 15
patersun " 18" 8 98 10 82 v
Newark " 1007 " 7 Bp" " lS07jTjr,
Jersey City.. Arr. B56 " 7 05 UIOam
New York.... " IOOup m. 7 25a.m. 11 85
Rvsmh Train. 1...T. NftW York
9.00 A.M. Clni'lnnatl and Chicago Day
Express. Drawing Itooin Coaches to P,ur-
falo and Suspension Bridge.
6.00 P.IVI. Dally. East St. Louts Express,
arriving at Huttalo 8 00 A. M., connecting
with fast trains to the West, Northwext ana
Houlhwest. Pullman's h'st Drawing ltoom
Hleeptng I'oaiihes to Buffalo.
T.lftV.M Jally. Pacific Express. Hleep-
IngCoauliHSand Hotel Dining ('ars through
tn Chicago without change.
7.00 P. M. Emigrant train for the West,
...Ask for Tickets via Brio Railway; for
Rale by all principal othecs.
JNO. N. ABBOTT, Gell. Pass. Agt
I. I, Pi.TUirr, Qa, Nor. Psss. Agsut, Bulale
Fridity INoriilnir, lnc. 24, 1HHO.
Mins Mnrlii ('uiikling Is wintering In
-The riiomiix Iron Works Cmnpanjr Is
worklt'ff iluy ami nlKlit.
Mrs. W. H, Mfiindley is npcndiiifr the
holidays in Hochesler, N. V.
Tiicre has been excellent skating at
the rink during the past week.
Miss Allio lliiblmrtl has gone to
Washington to spend tho winter.
All in need tif New Year calling cards
should leave their orders at once.
-Carriage orders for Protection Fire
company assembly may be left with II. S.
Mr. M. 0. Dick has been nursing one
oT his fret that was injured uy stepping
on a null.
Will the Times please inform us how
the Geneva sewing machine enterprise is
Sedgwick Dushnell ol Monroe died on
Saturday last of injuries from an accident,
aged 0!) years.
Mr. C. I.. Hiishuell of Cleveland, form
erly Treasurer of Ashtabula county, is
Examine the label on tour Tk.i.e
uhai'H and see if you have paid your sub
scription for 1881,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Smith started
last Wednesday morning for St urges, Mich
igan, to spend the holidays.
Mr. Arthur McGiffert.a slmlent at the
Western Reserve College at Hudson, is
spending ttie holidays at home.
The Penny Press came out in a new
dress last Mouday and looks as bright and
happy as a sixteen year old lass.
Pork at (5 a hundred, will keep the
wolf from the door, but you may have to
hire somebody to scratch your back.
New subscribers are coming in with a
fair degree of fretpieucy. We like to have
the transfers made before the close of the
Dr. Gist, of Jefferson had the pleasure
of reading his own obituary a day or two
ago, in a premature publication of his
Our holiday advertisers are becoming
less engrossing, and the readers of the
Telegraph are gelling muoh more reading
Header, is there not some poor or sick
person you can think of, who you can
make huppy to-morrow by a Christmas
There is rumor about town that an
other manufactory is about to be started
here, that will bo the largest concern in
Our new M. C. Judge Taylor, remem
bers the press. A report of the commis
sioners of Education for 1831 is duly ac
knowledged. Hon, Schuyler Colfax aponds the holi
day seascu among Andover friends, and on
Monday evening next, lectures at the town
hall in Conneaut,
A first class billiard room is adver
tised for sale in the columns of the Tei.e
(iii Am to which the attcution of those in
terested is directed.
The Rev. L. W. Day will preach at
the Methodist church on Sunday morning,
and the Presiding Elder, W. 11. Seelcy at
' the evening service.
, Post nfllcc hours on Christmas will
be from 7 to 10 a. in., and from 8 :80 to 7 p.
in. No money order or registered letter
business will be transacted.
Mrs. J. P. Jennings has been spending
a few weeks wilh her daughter Etta, in
Connecticut, who has a good position as
teacher in Litchfield county.
Protection Fire Company's private
party takes place at Haskell's .Hall on
Tuesday evening the 28th iust. Carriages
free. Music, Knoll's band, of Erie,
A masque ball was given last week
Thursday night, uudor the auspices of the
members of the Independent Order of
Ladies of Ashtabula who intend to
keep open bouse on New Year's day, are
requested to send such notice to the Tele
graph by Mouday, the 27th inst.
Messrs. David Sloan and A. C. Smith,
who have been .absent for the past six
weeks, locating a lino for a new railroad
west of Toledo, are expected home to-day
The elegant new post office case from
the Yale Lock Company, is daily expeoted,
and the new location fur the office in the
Uaskell block, has undergone all necessary
An accident occurred at the Harbor
on Monday last, to a Fin, engaged in load
ing cars with ore, a heavy mass of the fro
zen material slid down upon and crushed
The young folks of the Presbyterian
church are looking toward to the pleasures
of Monday evening next, when the fruits
of a Christmas tree will be distributed
The ladies of St. Peter's church are
to hold a kettledrum at their chapel on
Thursday, December 30th, commencing
at three o'clock p. ni. "Celestials" will be
The chaps who lifted a robe from the
cutter of A. W, Smith, while standing at
the curb stone in this village, could not
do better than to return it, and save ex
posure and cost.
Would you be remembered by some
absent friend send that friend a copy of
the Telegraph for 1881, subscribing at
once. Nothing of its cost would afford a
tithe the pleasure.
Rov. L. W. Day, It is expected, will
spend Sabbath next 2fltli at tlio Metho
dist church in this village, where his
many warm friends will no doubt be
pleased to see him.
The engineer Albert Savage, and fire
man George Zelle. of sleain flreengine No.
8, now sleep In the engine house. A com
fortable bedroom has been fitted up by
order of the Counoll.
Catching? skunks is profitable business.
The other day one iiihii made two dollars
in less iIiaii mm hour's time. Rut how he
dill smell! lli betler hall turned her
ttoso to the i IT side of tits bed.
Chrilnoi.- services will be held at St.
Peter's Church at eleven o'clock, (lie usual
hour of the morning service. The Christ
mas presents fur the children are to bedis
trihuted on Tuesday afternoon.
The ice harvest has b:'en going for
ward during the past few days with great
vigor. Nearly every Ice house in town
will be tilled with a line quality of ice of
about eight inches in thickness.
Mr. C. W. hcniT, or N. "Springfield.
Pa., called a day ortwo ago and paid up for
the Tei.koraph another year. It souiiiTi d
like flattery to our modest ears to hear
him say that he coudu't do without it.
Mr. S. Jones of Wayne, says a West
Williainsfield correspondent of the Senti
nel, sent asteer lo Youugstown for Christ
mas beef that weighed 3,810 pounds,
which brought back lo its owner f 225.
A club list will not be published in
the Tf.leouapii this year, but we shall give
all of our subscribers who pay their sub
scriptions for 1881 in advanco the usual
discount on any magazine or newspaper.
Hough it Smith's Centre street market
is well supplied wilh all kinds of meats
and poultry for Christmas purchasers, and
he interior tastily trimmed wilh ever
greens. It will pay you to call and see
their display .
Tile Wayne correspondent of the
Sentinel says that a car of wheat was ex
ported from that township on Saturday
last, and the prospect is that several moru
loads can be spared without luiericriiig
with home needs.
Newberry has taken tliu agency for
the Egerlon's reliable oysters and he is
prepared to furnish them by the quart,
gallon or can. We have sampled them
and pronounce them A 1 delicious. His
prices are very low.
Albert M'Knight, fostor son of J. I).
Iluihcrt, is lying quite sick utthc Harbor,
without encouraging prospects for an
early recovery. Mr. Hulhert has regained
his health to a considerable degree, and
with much encouragement of full restor
ation. The Bell telephone line between the
A. it P. and L. S. & M. S. By depots was
completed yesterday morning. It is so
arranged thai the line from George. B.
Itaser's residence ou Hunker Hill to the
A. ii. P. depot at the Harbor can be con
nectetl. We made a slight allusion soon after
harvesting lo what Judge Parsons knows
about farming, we can now give close
figures, the laud having been acurately
surveyed. In quantity it was just one
acre and 81-100, and the yield was 71
bushels of wheut.
Mrs. J. B. Watrous celebrated the
74th anniversary of her birth on the 14th
inst. Four only of her ten children, were
present to participate in tho enjoyments
and congratulations of the ' occassinn.
Mrs, W. holds her faculties and physical
energies in excellent preservation.
Tho omnibus business in Ashtabula
is booming, so fur as number of vehicles
is concerned. Fuller runs two oinnibusscs
to ull trains, Field's opposition line runs
one, and Mr. D. E. Gardner informs us he
is about to start a clarence on the line.
The omnibus fare is now reduced to ten
cents a trip.
A masque ball is to be given under
thi auspices of the Ashtabula Juvenile
Band, at the Opera House on the evening
of Friday, Decemlier 81st. The proceeds
are to be used in paymen of new instru
ments recently purchased for the band.
Music by Allen nnd Rogers' full band. Bill
for dancing tl.
The North Eastern Mutual Aid Asso
ciation has received notice of the death of
Mr. Joseph G. Durfee, one of its members
at Garrettsville, Ohio, by the explosion of
a steam boiler. This makes the second
death since the organization of this associ
ation, and for which a death assessment
will soon be announced.
Mr. Sam'l Parsons and lady who re
turned from their absence abroad, a few
days since bring with them the advantages
of their travels, in improved condition of
health. Though this is true of their gen
eral health, Mr. P. is not oxempt from
severe cold that has for the uiosr part,
tiyce his arrival confined him to the house.
Mr. M. H. Haskell is negotiating with
a manufacturer of roller skates with
yi'ew of using his hall for a skating rink
A small rental will be charged for the
skates, and the necessary instruction in
using them will be gratis. This is an
amusement thai is quite popular in the
cities, and we doubt not In will become so
Landlord Baldwin of the American
House Jefferson, has no lack of patronage,
especially at court time. His tables were
all filled we noticed the other day. Coun
cilor Fitcb beholds one of them with es
pecial pride, as well he might, as the in
dubitable evidences of his patriarchal dig
nity are there in all their glory and nu
Mr, "Morrison Swift Fellow of Johns
Hopkins University, of Baltimore, Md.
is expected homo for restpite from study.
It is feared by friends that in his case, as
well as in that of his brother, Win. F.,
there is a savor of admonition, that man
is mortal and the laws ol health will not
fail to bold us accountable for the man
ner in which our talents are used.
A now omnibus line was started last
Tuesday morning by Landlord Field
It is styled the "Citizen's Lino," and runs
from the Fisk House to the depots, and to
private residences. Fare ten cents to nil
up town points cast of Ccutro street, and
fifteen cents to any place in the corpora
west of Centre street. Tho new lino is
meeting with a liberal patronage,
Kit Peikius had a good attendance in
Haskell's hall on Friday evening last, and
the audience gave an attention evidencing
pleasure, at the perennial flow of humor
of a very droll character, at least. His lo
cal applications of witieisms were quite
appropo, us in the comparison of the ruins
of tho new with tho old country, Ashta
bula public schools and town houses, af
forded a very good drive.
Mr. L. II. Hoffman of Plymouth, who
returned from a recent vi.it to Chicago,
hands us a memorandum that bo made
while visiting the Union stock yards.
From it wc learn the yards cover 34o acres
of ground; contains 1000 cattle pens,
1200 hog and sheep pens, being sufficient
to yard 20,000 head of cattle, 100,000 hogs
and "iOOO sheep, and stabling loOO horses.
loOO cam of stock can be unloaded and
cared for daily.
The Si hr. Exile Ford & Richardson,
owners, reached Chicago on the 3d of Dec,
after sixteen days buffeting the oold and
rough w.Mither. Here she laid up. Tho
amount of tonnage at Chicago is not more
than half what It usually is, at this season.
The range for freight at the opening of
navigation is from 8 to 10 cents for corn.
Tile advantage of laying up at Chicago
over Escanaba, her last port up, is estimat
ed at not less than $1,000.
Viek's Floral Guide for 1881 is re
ceivod in its usual style of taste and ex
quisite beauty. It is a very mine of ex
cellence for any fine having any fancy for
gardening, or flowers or landscape orna
mentation. Tlie Guide is worth a dozen
times its cost, for its refining influence in
the family, and no family should be with
out it who have a rod of ground for plant
ing to flowers or vegetables. The maga
zine is furnished for $1.25 a year or $1
each in clubs of five.
There are fifty three Fridays in I860,
hence the publishers ot the Telkokapii
have decided to issue a smaller sheet on
Friday the 31st inst. It will be devoted
principally to local news, but will contain
a synopsis of the news, and such advertise
ments as require consecutive publications.
Our employes have been very industrous
during t he past busy season, and we think
our readers will share with us in the de
sire to give them a short holiday vacation
by omitting for one week the regular pub
lication of the Telegraph.
Main street on Saturday night last
was a scene of a regular Donnybrook Fair
row. How many were engaged in the row
it was hard to say, but the street in front
of Reeve's music store seemed to be full
of rioters or spectators, The rioters were
mined with billiard cues and whisky. No
one could show any interest in the dis
turbance without attracting the attention
of the active ones, and it was not easy for
such a one to escape an acquaintance with
one of these billiard hickories. Scalp
wounds were not scarce, und the How ot
blood made some ghastly spectacles. Of
ficer Rennick being at the station the thing
blew itself out without let or hindrance.
The Women's Missionary Associa
tion, connected with tho Cleveland Pres
bytery, began a session in the Prcsbytcriau
church of this village on Wednesday last
and continued until Thursday noon.
Mrs. Huntington the president was pres
ent, and delegates from Cleveland, Paines
villc, Ashtabula, Kiugsville and Rome.
A public meeting was held ou Wednesday
evening. This was addressed by Mrs.
Wilder, u missionary for some 28 years to
Africa, on the S. E. const one or two
hundred miles from tho Cape. A letter
from the lute Belle Marsh was rend by
Mrs. Morrison, descriptive of Japan. Mrs.
Huntinctou gave a cursory but able glance
at Salt Lake City, showing something of
the peculiarities of tills strange system
and strange people.
The Ashtabula National Bank has
just been furnished with an extra safety
for its treasures, in the addition to its safe
of Homes improved, double electric,
chronometer time locks. This lock dif
fers in several respects from mo9t others,
especially in this, that a stoppage of both
chronometers does not cause a "lock out,"
for it is provided with an electric movement
that can lie set to work, beginning where
the others stopped, which in the same
running time unlocks the doors. Anoth
er important feature of this lock is, that
tho precise hours for locking nnd unlock
ing is set by means of indices on the diul,
which is then locked and the winding can
be effected by any one having a key, while
the unlocking is effectually under the con
trol of the executive officer, who may have
a key to the case. By setting the electric
movement in operation tho unlocking
may be done from tho outside. The
mechanism is by the Howard Watch Com
pany of New Haven, Ct., and, of course,
is first class. The lock is fully guaran
teed, and as an evidence of Its reputa
tion several of them have been purchased
by the Treasury department. Any one
thinking of securing this latest triumph
of ingenuity applied to financial security
can apply to Mr. H. J. Aycr, of Columbus,
Ohio, who is the agent.
The injury from a fall upon the slip
pery walk, some weeks since sustained by
Mrs. Hogle, proves quite severe, and ren
ders her probably a permanent cripple.
When the bones loose their firmness of
texture in old people, a fall upon the hip
Is dangerous from the liability to break
off the head ol the hip bone, for which
there is no recovery. This, we under
stand is the case with Mrs. Hogle. Our
authorities could hardly introduce a more
humane and valuable reform than the
simple one of scattering ashes upon the
icy walks. An ordinance requiring the re
moval of snow or ice from every man's
premises, or the scattering of ashes where
the ioe is fast, is strongly called for. The
worst place we recollect ill the village. 18
the walk through North Park, and the line
of walk along the block of the school
houses and the Baptist and Presbyterian
churches, particularly ou tho declivity at
the corner of the latter. Now it would
be a small matter to include in the con
tract wilh the janitors of these buildings,
the item of distributing the ashes made
iu these building, to save the limbs of pe
destrians, in such cases as the one alluded
to. Is not this small, simple matter im
portant enough to demand attention ?
On last Fiiday morning aftout nine
o'clock, a fire was discovereo in the shav
ing room of Hitchcock's ships, occupied
by Snyder & Son, manufacturers of shafts
and poles, Mcfiuire Bros. & Co., manufac
turers of carriage circles, and by K. A.
Hitchcock, as a machine shop. There are
about one hundred hands employed in and
about the shops, who formed bucket bri
gade and after nlioiit two hours work ex
tinguished the fire. No fire alarm was
given, but as a precautionary measure en
gine No. 1 was sent for and placed in
position for use. This shaving toom is,
like the walls of all the rooms, built of
brick, is eight feet square and three sto
ries high. All the shavings from the ma
chines on the several flcrs are carried by
belts or currents of air into this room,
where they are used as fuel under the
boilers. The damage will be little, if any.
AlHiut 2;!i0 o'clock last Tuesday morn
ing tin: luiiiily of Mr. John Fowler living
over and iu the rear of E. A. Willard's
drug store, No. 120 Main street, were
aroused from their slumbers by the smell
of smoke, in their rooms. Mr. Fowler
gave the alarm and with the assistance of
Messrs. D. W. McKenzie and William
Clover, who occupy the adjoining build
ing, broke into the cellar of the drug store
and extinguished the fire, which had
gained considerable heudway among a
pile of empty boxes under tho cellar
Several barrels of oil were stored near
the location of fin;, one of which was
burned threiifh, and all the rooms
in tho building were filled with
smoke. Engine No. 1 was promptly on
the grounds ready for work, but the fire
was under control when it arrived.
The goods injured by smoke will be the
only loss to Mr. Willard, which he places
at two or three hundred dollars, covered by
$1500 insurance in tho Pennsylvania Fire
Insurance Company of Philadelphia.
The cause of the fire is unknown) some
attributing it to spontaneous combustion
and others to the work of an incendiary.
The store is located in a row of twelve
wooden buildings, the upper floors of near
ly all being occupied by families or as
sleeping rooms, and had the fire not been
discovered and promptly extinguished as
it was, the loss would have been heavy
and probably human lives lost.
In connection with this subject we de
sire to call attention to the careless habit
many have of using In place of cuspadors
wooden boxes filled with sawdust. Un
less the said receptacle is well patronized
it becomes a dangerous tiling, and many
fires have resulted from lighted cigars
thrown in thein
BURGLARS AT WORK—DIED OF HIS INJURIES.
Special to the Telegraph.
Asiitahula Hardor, Dec .23. The store
of Thomas N. Booth was broken into last
night, but this time he cannot say how
much he 1ms lost.
Rhodes ifc Company's office was also
broken into. No loss.
Tho Finlander who was injured by Iron
ore falling on him last Monday died yes
tcrduy at four p. m. -
NEW YEAR CALLS.
Next week we shall publish a complete
list of the ladies of Ashtabula who will re
ceive callers on Saturday, January 1st,
1881. The efforts of the Telegraph last
year in reviving this pleasant custom, that
had nearly died out in Ashtabula, were
appreciated by all, and many who have
not kept open house for several years ex
press their intention to receive on the
first. It is our desire that all send in their
notices by Monday the 27th inst., and
they will appear iu the Teleoraph of the
Personals Some of our young folks
are home for the holidays. We note
Misses. Zillah Sherman and Mary Mitchell,
from Wells College, Aurora, New York;
Misses. Fannie Haskell, Sallie Hubbard
and Ilattie McNutt, from Lake Erie, at
Painesville; Messrs. Will King and Tom
Hubbard, from Mcadvilie; Miss. Eva
Kelloy of Goneva is spending the holidays
with her brother's family Dr. D. E. Kel
ley. Mr. John H. Camp, of St. Paul, Minn.,
made us a call of business and courtesy
on Saturday last, while spending a few
days among Ashtabula friends and rela
tives, on his way to Washington. His ro
bust figure and evidences of vigorous
health were in strong contrast with his
conditiun a year or two since. He was
constrained to give up a heavy mercantile
business, .travel extensively, and seek the
virtues of change, and at length to adopt
an open air life. Occupations consistent
with this rcsolye were adopted. To this
regimeu is attributed his restoration to
sound heultb. From a busy and earnest
mercantile life his pursuits are now almost
wholly in real estate. Having large pos
sessions in prairie lands west of St. Paul,
as well as pine lands in Wisconsin to the
extent of half a dozen townships his en
gagements are sufficient to employ his time,
where he can breathe the pure airs of
heaven fresh from iabratories of nature
primeval forests and the broad prairies.
Beginning with a clerkship in Ashtabula,
and following it iu the vigorous young oity
ot St. Paul, something over a score of
years Binee, ho has by probity, industry
and business sagacity, taken a prominent
place among the sterling, substantial men
of the northwest. Ashtabula may with
just pride recount such of her sons as have
gone out from her like Mr. Camp, and
empty-handed surround themselves with
all the elements busi-uesa success, social
standing, and with a heart and hand that
have contributed to the welfare and hap
piness of t lie world.
At no previous time has our village been
so supplied with goods calculated to attract
holiday shoppers. The Ashtabula store
sold a country dealer a good sized trunk
and filled it wilh cliildrens articles of
vertu, and when packed, its value was
about $1.50. The purchaser called for an
other trunk and filled it at the same rate.
The columns of the TelegrayH will tell
you where to find them,
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.
S'U. Tel: One year ago a correspond
ent wrote to the Inter-Ocean asking If the
man who was the original of George Har
ris, in "Untie Tom's Cabin," was still liv
ing? One of Oberlin's professors re
sponded, with the statement that he was
In Oberlin humbly striving to educate his
nine children. The auxilliary press, among
others, copied it, and tho poor man was
subjected to very frequent Interruptions lo
see him spin, g'-t his autograph, Ax., and
the result 1 that lie was persuaded to go
and let people hear and sec him. Less
than 40 years ago he was through here as
a fugitive. His brother was secreted in
an Austlnburg haystack at one time, and
Kentucky masters came for him In vain.
It was wilh wonderful sagacity the mana
gers of the ami -slavery cause took him,
untutored and raw, he was kept telling
the cruel facts of human slavery, giving
two or three lectures a day, until the
"leven had done iu work." Such was. and
la Lewis G. Clark, who lectured here Sat
urdayand Sabbath evening.
The recent donation given to the Rev.
Nutting was a substantial one, the receipts
amounting to $108.
The ladies L. F. T. Society had another
of those nice times at Mrs. French's. Mr.
Orcutt exhibited what was called an un
handy 'jaby, causing much merriment
in addition to the regular program.
Mr. L. M. Cowlcs returned from his 40
days excursion, having spent at Beatrice,
Neb. beautiful rolling prairie, but two
inches of snow this winter. For weeks
the roads have been hard, smooth and
dusty yet frozen about one foot deep.
Coal dealers there filled their large Bheds
with coal in the fall to keep ahead of the
demand, as they experience great difficulty
to get cars of coal, so great is the demand
for it. Yet their coal buyers have to put
up with a little at a time, just as it comes.
Dec. 21, 1880. IRIS.
Edt. Tel: In your last issue, in refer
ring to the poison found upon the premises
of Henry Turner, of Kichmoud,' your
types did not convey the facts as I intend
ed to convey them to your readers. Mr.
T. has been confined to bis bed the most of
the time for four months. He is a great
loTer of meat, nd ate quite heartily of
pork, which he kept in a barrel in bis cel
lar. About two months ago he noticed a
strange smell about the meat unlike that
occasioned by the brine souring and the
green portion having a greenish hue, and
a reddish scum forming over a portion of
the top of the brine. He also noticed
that soon after eating a strange sensation
passed over bim and a numbess was felt
to the extreme portion of the body, and, at
times, dizzeness and sickness of the stom.
ach. This became worse and worse until
an investigation took place, and the pork
removed, and in the bottom, covered wilh
salt, was found a tin box containing a mix
ture for poisoning rats. Other parties had
access to the cellar, but who placed the
poison there remains yet to be ascertain
ed. Mr. T. informs me that he has never
kept anything of the kind about his prem
ises. The mixture has been analyzed and
found to contain many species of poison,
and was, without doubt, placed there by
some one to injure his family; and bad
not the patient used freely of new milk
the effect would have been fatal. The rest
of the family failing to use it, after it did
not taste right, saved tbem from its fatal
Dec. 20th, 1880.
If the children of the town are not hap
py on Saturday next, it will not be for
lack of material with which to fill their
stockings. In addition to the holiday stock
which we have mentioned in their former
letters, as being displayed by Barton, East
man and others, Messrs. Kinnear & Curtis
have bought a large stock of books and
toys all useful as well as ornamental
which does them much credit, and shows
their good judgment in selecting.
Two of our churches are to have musical
entertainments on Christmas sve. The
Methodist society presents a cantata, by J.
H. Vincent, entitled "The Magi and the
Messiah." The Sabbath School is also to
be presented with about fifty dollars worth
of books, which baye been purchased with
money taken by the mite society.
The Baptists come forward with a can
tata, "The Frost King," by W. H. Doane.
Prof. Alger takes the part of Fiost King;
Mr. S. Wright, Santa Claus; Miss Fida
Rawson, Goddess of Dreams; Mrs. Jas.
Rawson, Joy; Mrs. Gould, Peace; Miss
Minnie Woodburn, -Love; Miss Emma
Webster, Hope; and the three Misses
Schofield appear as fairies. The rehearsals
are under the immediate supervision of
Mr. A. B. Luce, and the public may look
(or a musical treat.
The infant son of Mr. P. Whelpley, that
has been sick with spiual fever, for several
months, was buried on Wednesday last.
Mr, and Mrs. Charley Eastman have a
silver wedding on Wednesday evening.
Mr. Geo. Waite slipped and fell on the
ice, on Saturday evening, breaking his leg.
Moral to pedestrians, C sharp or you'll B
The M. E. qnarterly meeting will be
held iu this place on Saturday and Sunday
next, wilh Rev. W. H. Seely of Ashtabula,
ANDOVER COUNCIL OF TEMPLARS.
Officers elected, Saturday evening, Dec.
J. S. Morley, S. C. A. P. Seager, V. C.
L. L. LeaJ, P. C. W. A. Blake, Chap.
P. D. Bishop, Rac. Sec'y. A. B. Phelps,
Fin. Sec'y. L. R. Grifflf, Treas. W. M.
Talcott, Herald. J. A. Mullen, Guard.
J. W. Snow, Sentinel. E. Gibbs, M. D.
P. D. BISHOP. Sec'y.
A Rubber overcoat was lost or stolen
from the cutler ol the Subscriber, us is
supposed, in Ashtabula on Monday even
ing last.sfor the return of which to the
Tkleohaph office a suitable compensation
will be paid. F. W. Eastman. It
Prang's Prize Curds at Noyos's store.
THE DEACON AND THE RAM.
Edi. Tel. A certain n-deseon In this
place who feels as (onaeioiu of bit own
wisdom and staid carefulness as any dea-
oon, had a cosset sheep npon which he
imposed the duly of wearing a bell through
the suminor season lo keep dogs out of the
flock. Going to his barnt the- other "Say,
to take off the bell for the winter, ,-and
while stooping over the sheep,' loosening
the strap, a beligerant ram pl.wd In the
Rock by some oilier party, not liking to see
his companions meddled with In such an
unceriraonious manner, cams Op behind
with a good back run and hit tb orH.ua
pecling deacon a blow under the ooat-teila,
which sent him nearly a rod heels over
head into the snow. As be wore glasses
to aid his vision, they flew Into the snow,
but the performance so frightened the
flock they ran away, the ram following,
which gave the deacon time to call hi
wife out to help hunt the glasses and re
pair damages generally.
He deferred gelling the bell off that
N. Kingsville, 1880.
A good, smart young horse for sale.
Warranted right every way. C. H. Cool.
Charley Burnll keeps a good stock of
fresh oysters at Cooper's Market.
A Treatise on the Horse and his disea
es, by Dr. B. J. Kendall. A cheap, com
prehensive and needful book for every one
keeping a horse. Price 25 cents. Sold
by Parshal, Kingsvillo Thurber & Co.,
and C. E. Bwift, Ashtabula. tf
New Years cards at M. G. Dick's.
A choice stock of Merino, Cashmere and
Silk Mufflers, at McClannlng's, Ashtabula
House block. 14-15
Watch and wait. Next week the Ash
tabula Store will exhibit a line of dress
goods bought for most nothing at the big
sale last week. Wait and e;imine them.
You can buy the most Stylish Goods for
Holiday presents at John Croft's at the
lowest prices in town.
For your fine Christmas Turkeys and
Chickens, call at Hough & Smith's mar-
You made a iaiaukel
If the person who took a black diagonal
Dolman from a chair at the Masquerade
Ball last week Thursday evening, will rt
tum it lo the Ashtabula house, a great fa
vor will be conferred upon the owner, and
receive theirs in return. It.
The low prices for such nice goods, at
Stebbins', are a wonder to those who call
for the first time. 14-16
When thinking of holiday presents,
don't forget lo look at Swift's assorttnenU
of Fine Perfumeries, Metalic Hair Brush
es, Portmonnies, fcc. 2t
Charley Burrill keeps a good stock of
fresh oysters at Cooper's Market.
A large stock of Silk Handkerchiefs
Just Arrived at John Croft's which will
undersell anything in town.
For your fine Christmas Turkeys and
Chickens, call at Hough & Smith's mar
Young man, if you wish to win your
sweetheart's affection, you should always
have your pockets filled with Bieder's
Reversiblx Mitts Gloves of every de
scription at John Croft's.
Warranty and yuit Claim Deeds, Real
Estate and Chattel Mortgages, Leases,
Land Contracts and a full supply of Jus
tice's and Notary Blanks kept at the Tklx
gbaph office. u
Headquarters for Holiday Jewelry,
Silverware, &c, is at Stehbin's this year
. Faxcv Suspenders one pair in a box, all
prices at John Croft's.
Santa Claus Headquarters at A. J. Bieder's-
Come early and supply yourself with
everything in my line before the rush
Fill up the children's stockings. You can
buy pure mixed candy at 15c. per pound;
Taffy, of my own make, at 20c. per pound.
I have the largest and best stock of con
fectionery in the city ; also the best brands
of oysters in the market I handle no in.
ferior stock at cheap prices. Straigh. No.
1 goods, and prices accordingly. Do not
buy until you have examined my stock. St
Fine Stock of underwear that will be
sold at greatly reduced prices at John
If you want a nice Christmas gift,
cheap, call on Stebbins'. 14-17
Elegant Gold Frames, Silk Velvet Easels,
Panel Pictures a great variety. A very
large assortment of vases, toilet articles,
fancy goods, lus. ; also a great variety of
those "Crewmos" from $1 to $15,00, at
C. H. Noyes'. 15-18
Not cheap goods, but low price at
. For your fine Christmas Turkeys and
Chickens call at Hough & Smith's mar
No better remem bance of Christmas time
to send to friends at a distance than those
elegant Christmas cards, at C. H. Noyes.
Try Carter' Little Nerve Pills for any
case of nervousness, sleeplessness, weak
stomach, Indigestion, dyspepsia, Ac, re
lief is sure. The only nerve medicine for
the price in market. In vials at 25 cents.
PoTTta Id Connelut, Dec. 15, a son to Mr. and
Mrs. O. W. Potter.
IIBCMMASIH In Hlrper.fl. ld, Dec. 18, a daughter
U) Ueorge and Carrie Biamaugln.
FAsarrr In Ashtibata, Dec. 81, a danznter to
Mr. and Mil. II. K.elt, Jr.
Sarrii-RoDuiKs-In Rneffield. Dec. 15. by Rev.
J. W. King. Mr. Eugene A. Bmlth of Plymouth,
to Miss Lizzie O. Itodgers of bneffleld.
Stow Johnson In Ashtabula. Dec 19th. hy
Kev. W. B. Peeman. Mr. David U. Slw lo Miia
Jessie Juhuion. both of Geneva.
Thatzk-Giix In Ashtabula, Dec. 18th, by Rev.
W. B. Eeeman, Mr. Martin W. Thayer or Ash
tabula Hurbor, to Miss Mary J. Oill of Wyom
ing. New York.
WlTMoRE-ln But, Arbubula, Deo. 15lh, Maria,
relict of Cullius Wetiuore, aged 84 years.
Binklbt At Alliance, O., Dec. 14th. Frank L.
Blukley, son of ltev. 8. L. Binkley, formerly of
Young Binkley was a member of the senior
class In Ml. Union College situated ahonc two
miles from Alliance -from .which Institution ho
would bave graduated with - honor at the next
commencement. A young mn of brUlUat tal
ents, cultured Intellect, and -unblemished moral
L. W. D.