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Daily Kennebec journal. [microfilm reel] (Augusta, Me.) 1870-1975, November 29, 1870, Image 2

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Libels rampast.
The influence of democratic <«w«> np
oo the disloyal element of the South is to
i« again to deod$ of violence
aad rebellion, so that the general govern
ment is obliged to intervene for the pro
of loval men. Were the demo
cratic party to succeed in carrying the
efieossoats throcgboii: die States, a reign ol
Wnr wvxl.J be established iu the
gosjch., and northern men would have to
TVrftssne tie masket Iu defence of the L nion
and aws. The cropping out of this law
less spent ia Kentucky, Tennessee, and
elsewhere ia the rebel States, since the
jate elections, demanding the presence of
Ua-ited States troops for its repression. is
sigwitk-aat of the deplorable results which
would follow should the democracy once
get a majority in the nation. It warns
every republican to beware how he al
lows himself to listen to no-party and new
party advocates who claim that the work
of the republican party is done.
Earl Granville has had his reply from
the Russian minister, and learns by it that
the Czar was in earnest when Gortschakoff
sent his first note, and intends to take no
steps backward irom the positions there
assumed. The question now with Eng
land is whether to fight or allow Russia to
have her own way. Upon this there is
serious division in the councils of England.
The Queen is said to favor peace, while
the Cabinet is divided, part sustaining
Granville and part the Queen. Those who
hold to sustaining the “honor” of England
at any cost favor war, believing that Eng
land is in honor bound to sustain the trea
ty of 1856; but there is a pretty strong
party which eschews the question of honor
and holds that the safest and best way for
the nation is to keep out of the difficulty.
This last is undoubtedly the wisest course,
but it ia noi exactly up to the John Hull
standard in point of spirit, and therefore
it will be accepted if at all with a very
poor grace.
Congress will assemble again at Wash
ington next Monday. The most impor
tant consideration connected with its meet
ing is the tact that daring adjournment its
previous acts have been passed upon by
the people of most of the States, and gen
erally received their endorsement. The
loss on the republican side ot»the House
has not been for want of confidence in
Congress and the Administration, but
mostly on account of local questions and
divisions, as in Missouri and Tennesee,
where the republicans lose most largely.
We know no instance where the course oi
Congress was fairly brought into issue and
occasioned a loss. A few close districts
were earned against the republicans by
unusual efforts and combinations upon
side issues, but the scarcity of such cases
in proportion to the exertion made is rath
er an evidence of the strength of the par
ty than one of weakness. Congress will
meet then under encouraging and favora
ble circumstances. It has stood tho test
before the people triumphantly, and has
the advantage ol knowing by the criti
cism endured in the election its weak
points, as well as its strong ones, and will
if wise correct the former, while it holds
fast to the latter. The annual message of
the President will be one of the most im
portant and satisfactory messages ever
sent to Congress and the country. It will
show the public debt reduced far beyond
the anticipations of the people, taxation
reduced, the currency nearly to the gold
standard, economy prevailing in all
branches of the government, better seen
rity for lue, property urut nonest elections
existing, peace with all the nations of the
world, peace with the savages, and pros
perity everywhere on our wide domain.
With these general results, the reality of
which are apparent to all eyes not wilful
ly blind, the masses of the people of the
United States will be content, and give
little heed to complaints about minor mat
ters occasioned by personal disappoint
ment, or the stereotyped growling of the
hungry democracy. Let Congress reduce
taxation as rapidly as it can and make cer
tain the payment of the public debt; give
its attention to the improvement of com
merce and navigation : aid to build up the
industry of the country ; promote the hon
est collection of the revenues; enter into
no wars not necessary, nor encourage any
either to please fishermen, Fenians or for
party salvation; raise the civil service in
efficiency and lop oil' the corruptions en
grafted upon It by the democrats ; protect
honest voting at the polls both North and
South; let Congress attend to these tilings
faithfully and it will be sustained against
ail the arts and falsehoods of the opposi
tion and lay a broad and strong foundation
for a republican national victory in 1*7..
The train of the Ohio and Mississippi Rail
way which left Cincinnati last Friday after
noon met with a remarkable escape. When
crossing the Louisville bridge over the Ohio
River the engine was throw n from the track
by a broken rail. Yet, although five feet »l
rail were oat of place, all the real of the train
leaped Ike break and struck the rail on the
otber aide in aafety. When the engine left the
track, the engineer and fireman shut off steam
and climbed out on the boiler, in order, as
they amid, ‘‘to be on top, whichever way she
jumped,” and left the rest to fate.
Will ahe keep the bridge or will she plunge
30 foot to the dark water below just covered
with a thin coating of ice 1 A guard-rail runs
.inmg connecting the ends of the sleepers, and
of # square timber. The edge of this just
catches the flange of the from truck wheel und
they are saved. The rail of wood acts lor the
abort distance as a rail of iron, and conducts
to the left and nothing could have saved them.
Just beyond the bridge the engine left the
'i sleepers, and. tearing away the track in all
directions, plunged down the bank to the left,
but so slowly that the entire train, except the
express-car, remained on the track. The dri
ver and fireman jumped off uninjured, and one
man scratched in the baggage car was the only
The London Times hints at the restoration
of Napoleon.
liussia is said to bo bidding for some of our
In London there are seventeen hundred
Thev have a giris’s base ball club at Lan
caster, Ohio.
Lord Napier is appointed to the command
of the English armies.
Albany. Ua.. is the prospective centre of
seven railroads.
Evening drawing schools are to be estab
lished in Boston.
A sign in Burlington, Iowa, reads as fol
lows : “New Style of Photographs, by A.
The cotton crop of last year was the sixth
largest which lias ever been made in the
United States.
“Salts of demoniac” were recently called
for at a country drugstore in Western Massa
Lnaisvillc girls eat onion lozenges to dis
courage young men whom they don't care to
Grata Brown, governor elect of Missouri,
is described as a small, homely, red-haired
man, but ids w ife is said to be handsome
enough for both.
One Mrs. \V. C. Johnson is lecturing in In
diana on “Man in the llaw.” We presume
the man will be well-done before Mrs. J. gets
through with him.
Major Emery is negotiating for the resi
dence of the late Secretary Stanton, on Frank
lin square, Washington, for which his heirs
ask sixty thousand dollars.
The-Laconia (N. II.) Democrat declaims
as follows: “Meat in Paris is sold at a less
price than It is here. Will somebody declare
war nnd lay seige to this place ?"
The paper makers of Massachusetts are
reaping some advantages from the French
war, as orders have recently been given out
for a large amount of cartridge paper.
Fulton county, Indiana, has a musical pro
digy in the person of a hoy four years Old,
who plays difficult operatic selections on the
piano, and is addicted to marvelous perform
ances on the violin.
Madison, Wise, is said to have the heaviest
chief of police in the United States. He is
an ambitious rival of General Scott’s gigantic
pioportions. Very few offenders care to test
his strength.
The porter of one of the Chicago hotels,
an industrious and very saving man, has
amassed a snug little fortuny of twenty thous
and dollars from his salary and perquisites,
during the last fifteen years.
The lioston Cultivator says “gentleman
farming” is a humbug. Of course it is.—
There might as well be “gentlemen" tailors
or tinkers, or “gentlemen” pork-packers or
shipping merchants.
The Bloomfield, Indiana, dogs have been
well brought up. They all go to church. The
Democrat suys a procession of about twenty
marched up to the pulpit of the Methodist
Episcopal church, last Sunday, during the
Ida Lewis, the heroine of Lime Hock, who
was married a few weeks ago, we understand,
received from Mr. Peabody the sum of go,
000. The money was placed in trust for the
benefit of the young lady; therefore Ida was
not a dowerless bride.
Of the 11,317 Chinese in San Francisco,
there is not one who cannot read and write.
Of the Irish population of the city, G.8H5 can
do neither, nine native Ameri ans are equally
I deficient, but there is not a Frenchman or
i German who cannnot do both.
The Jewish Post is the title ot a somewhat
j remarkable newspaper just established at
j New York. It is printed in Hebrew cliar
| after, but is written in a patois made up of
Hebrew and broken Oewman, which neither a
I German nor a Hebrew scholar is able to read.
! It has been started to meet the wants of a
I large class of Jews, especially those coming
I from liusnian Poland, who understand no
j regular language, and can read no other pa
per published in the country.
A lady in Dexter closes her report upon
dairy products, as member of a committee at
the agricultural fair as follows :
•• The cheese the lady has made is a public
j benefit. The richest and the poorest person
in the State are benefited by that cheese as
much in proportion, as they are by the fruits
of our broad acres. The day is not fur distant
when those rich ladies that have never soiled
their hands by labor, whose silks you can hear
rustle ami whose diamonds you can see
sparkle, will envy the daily ladies their posi
“Hurrah for the worker! tie decketh them all!
Jie toils lor the great ill tlie land;
The rubles amt pearls round t' e lady’s fair nork.
Are twined by the laborer’s hand.
During the past few weeks the yi llow fever,
or, as the Spaniards call it, firlre amariUn,
has appeared in most oftlie thickly populated
cities of the Spanish coast of the Mediterra
nean. Henry Buggies, United States Consul
at Barcelona, writes that the* panic there, oc
casioned by the fever, lias been extraordinary.
Out of a population of upward of 200,000 in
habitants, it is estimated that 120,000 have lied
from there homes and beluken themselves to i
the neighboring cities, villages and raoun- j
tains, to await the disappearance of the dreaded ,
epidemic. In the harbor suburb of Bar
eoloneta, containing a population, a few
weeks since, of several thousand people, and
where the fever first appeared, there is not
now an inhabitant left. Stores, shops, and cafes
in Barcelona are closed ; bankers have ceased
to issue bills, and government offices are !
being removed. The Custom House is shut,
the harbor closed, and all American and other
vessels are ordered to Tarragona to discharge
their freights.
Hay is reported to be a scarce article tip
river, but very little i» brought into the
market for sale.
Hie Hosuell - Laflin Tragedy.
Trial of the Accused.
CHARLES W. WALTON, J., Presidio*.
Counsel for the State, Thomas 1!. Keep, At
torney General; IVlI. I’LS.N WlIITEHOl'SE,
County Attorney.
Counsel for the Defence, Keen* T. l'n.r snL'RY
and Amemas LinnEY,
Jury !
11 akrison Hanson.
Oliver S. Howards,
arjsha It. Fletcher
Isaiah Roiiiiins.
Enoch It. Eeai ii.
.loll.N M. l’LLMMKK.
11 AN NI HAL .1. IHIAivE.
Nathan Kimrall.
IIahtson Hammond.
■John Harrows. p'or'in'ii
Yesterday was the day assigned by the
Couit on the 4111- ii.st., for the trial of Ed
ward 11. lloswell, indicted at this term for the
wilful murder of John 11. Tallin, at Hallowdl,
on the IOth day of September.
The prisoner was arraigned on the 2Gth day
of October, when he was taken into Court,
and the Judge at Ilia request assigned Messrs,
l’illsbury and Libbey lor his counsel. The
indictment being read to him he pleaded ••not
guilty." On motion of his counsel, the Court
ordered that he be furnished with a copy ol
the indictment and with processes to summon
his witnesses—also a list of the witnesses ex
amined by the grand jury and a list of tin
traverse jurors in attendance.
The Court came in at 4 o'clock P. M., yes
terdav, hut about half an hour was occuj ied
by a divorce case. This case disposed of, -Mr
Heed, the Attorney General, arose anil said :
May it please your Honor: The time hav
ing arrived which was appointed for the trial
ot Edward 11. lloswell, 1 move the court thai
the prisoner he brought in mid placed at tin
bar for trial.
The prisoner was brought in by the slier it!
and placed in the prisoner's dock, lie was
dressed in broadcloth pantaloons and coat
and black satin vest; he also showed an im
maculate shirt-bosom with handsome gold
studs. When fir-t brought in he was much
affected, and held a white handkerchief ovei
his eyes, as if weeping; hut after a short
time he seemed to have completely recovered
his composure, and watched the proceeding
with intense interest.
Fifty-eight persons had been summoned,
from which to impanel a jury, hut to tin
Clerk's call three tailed to answer to then
names. After a few short delays, the Judg<
directed the impaneling ol a jury in thi
manner prescribed by law, whereupon the
Clerk, William M. Stratton, turning toward
the prisoner, said .
“Edward II. Hnswell, you arc now to be
tried upon the indictment which has been rcao
to you, ami these good men whose names 1
shall call are to pass upon your guilt or inno
cence. If you reject any of them you must do
it as i hey are called and before they are sworn.
You have the right to challenge twelve, per
eiutorily, without assigning any reason, and
as many more as you shall show cause why
they should not sit upon the case.”
The J' isoner—(rising from his seat in tin
prisoner'* box)—I would like to sit where 1
can speak to my counsel.
The Court—Mr. Sheriff, you may let the
prisoner have a chair by the side of his coun
sel. [ file prisoner thereupon was shown to
a seat by the side of Mr. Libbey.]
The Clerk proceeded to impanel a jury,
by drawing cards from a box. each card bear
ing tlic name of a person summoned. In ex
ercising tlie right of challenging allowed him
by law, the prisoner, through his counsel, Mr.
Bibbey, peremptorily challenged Messrs. Mel
vin Tebbetts. Fred S. Clay, Edmund Brugg,
Thomas .1. l’inkliani, Walter Boweis, Isaiah
Hawes, Stephen C. Watson, Harrison Chad
wick, Moses Briggs, J. C. Hutchinson and
Jones Buttetficld.
Mr. Charles R. Gilman was challenged by
prisoner's counsel “for a cause.”
The Attorney General peremptorily chal
lenged Isaiah Holmes.
The names of Joseph H. Allen. Allen I).
Niles, Ilenty J. Morrill, Cyrus Wheeler. S.
B. Boardman, Frt cman II. Crowell, Daniel
Libby, Jr., and Daniel Yosinus, were diawn
from the box by the clerk, but their answers
to the interrogatories of the Couit and of the
prisoner's counsel, caused them to be pro
nounced disqualified t o servo as jurymen in
the case.
The jury, as it was impaneled, are as fol
lows :
Gorham A. Chandler, Winthrqp.
Harrison Hanson, BeudfleU.
Oliver S. Kdwards, Monmouth.
Abisha B. Fletcher, China.
Isaiah Robbins, Vassalboro’.
Enoch R. Leach, Monmouth.
Wilson M. lluttins, Li c .field.
John M. I’lummer, Augusta.
Hannibal J. Drake, Benton.
Nathan Kimball, Wintbrop.
llartsoii Hammond, China.
John Barrows. Augusta.
The Court appointed John Barrows, of Au
gusta, Foreman of the Jury.
i ue «juuge s;uu, jmcviuus hi uii- ui
the jury, that it is the purpose < f the law to
secure to every one charged with ciinie, a
trial by an impartial jury : that if any ol those
who had been ri turned as jurors had form' d
or expressed any opinion with regard to the
guilt or innocence of the prisons.; ; or if they
were related to the prisoner or to the deceas
ed. Mr. Laflin, within the degree of second
cousin; or if thugs had conscientious scruples
in regard to finding a prisoner guilty when
the penalty is death; they would be disquali
fied to sit in the trial of this ease. lint the
law does not consider a juror disqualified,
simply because he may have read in tiic news
papers of the day an account of the nti'air,
nor because he may have received tin indefi
nite, unfixed impression with regard to the
guilt or innocence of the prisoner on trial.
Impressions thus derived from articles pub
lished in the newspapers, have been held not
to disqualify a juror. If he feels still that his
judgment is so free front prejudice that he
can give the prisoner an impartial trial, then
such vague impressions do not di-quality him
to sit. it must be such a fixed, definite opin
ion, that it would require evidence to over
come it. It will also depend very much upon
the jutor’s own sense of the condition ol hi
mind, and he must answer for himself,
and determine whether he feels any such
bias or prejudice as will prevent his try
ing the present case with impartiality,
lie said that jurors are simply to determine
the truth ot disputed fans—tin v have nothing
to do with the law or its consequences; hut
still if there were jurors present who felt that
they had conseicn ious scruples in finding a
verdict ol guilty where the punishment is
death, he said they should make the fact
know n, b. cause the law disqualifies them from
sitting in the case.
The panel being complete, the indictment
against the prisoner was read to the jury by
the Clerk, and is as follows ;
Kkknebkr, ss.—At the Supreme Judicial
Court begun awl hot Jen at Augusta, uitliin
and fur the County of Kennebec, on the third
Tuesday of October in the year of'our Lord
one thousand eight hundred ana seventy.
The Jurors of said State, upon their oath
present, that Edward IE lioswellof Augusai,
in said County ot Kennebec, on the nineteenth
day of September in the yens of our l.ord one
thousand eight hundred and seventy with force
and arms, at Hallowed in said County of
Kennebec, in and upon one John IE hnflin of
Said l!al|owell, feloniously, wilfully und of
liia malice aforethought, did make an assault,
and with a certain knife, which he—the said
Edward il. lloswed, then and there in his
right hand, had and held, in and upon the
neck of liitn, the said John B. Lallin, tlien
nnd there feloniously, willfully nnd of his mal
| ice aforethought, did strike, cut. stab and
thrust, severing tho carotid artery and jugu
lar vein in the left side of the neck of him,
the. said Joint B. Baffin, and thereby givingto
the said John B. Baffin a mortal wound, of
which raid rnoital wound tho said John B.
Baffin then and there died.
And so the jurors aforesaid, upon their oath
aforesaid, do say that the said Edward II.
Moswell, him, the said John B. I.atlin, in
! manner and form aforesaid, then and there
I feloniously, willfully nnd of his malice afore
thought did kdl and murder; against the
peace of the State, and contrary to the form
of the s atnte, in such case made and provided.
A true trill.
. Geo. Eli.eeit, Foreman.
W. I’. WiiiTEHoi si:, County Attormy.
The Judge instructed the jury very clearly
and emphatically in relation to their duty and
responsibility, lie said : You will be com
pelled now while you serve ns jurors to be
kept together, and w ill not be allowed to min
gle with citizens at large, during the entire
trial. Officers, duly sworn, will attend you;
they will turnisli you with convenient lodg
ings, and will wait upon you as your necessi
ties require. If any of you have any direc
tions w hich you wish to send to your families,
I shall allow you to do so now ; or if anything
occurs to you during the progress of the trial,
and you w ish to send or receive a message. I
shall allow you to do so, no objection being
made by counsel, on making known the fact
to me. Butyou must not send or receive uny
letters unless they lirst pass through the hands
f the Court. You must hold no conversation
with anybody in regard to the ease or anything
else. You are to hold no communication
with the outside world. I recommend you to
Keep your judgments entirely free—that is,
ivoid, as far as possible, coming to any con
clusion in regard to the merits of the case un
it it lias been completely tried and submitted
to you—until you have heard all the evidence
ind the arguments on both sides and the
charge of the Court. You will then have the
evidence, the views of the counsel on the one
side and the other, and the law as it is given
by the Court. You will, then, he prepared
to make up your venUct. Until that time,
keep your minds and judgments ns free from
prejudice ns it is possible for you to do.
Mr. Reed, Attorney General, moved that
the jury be afforded a view of tlft1 premi
ses where the deed was committed, before the
opening by the prosecution, in order that it
night be more intelligible.
Mr. I.ibbey, one of the counsel for the de
fense, said be very much desired that the
jury should have an opportunity to examine
the place where the crime was alleged to
i.ave been committed. Whether it should be
before or after the opening, was comparative
ly immaterial to him. It oeeured to him,
however, that the jury might be able, per
haps, in viewing the place, to understand the
matter somewhat better, if the opening is
l lit* ^uun on in u wuuiu inutuif uiuucr 10
The counsel were given permission by the
Court to accompany, under certain restric
ions, the jury to the place where the alleged
crime wa* committed.
It is probable that the visit will be made
Tuesday forenoon.
The jury were eiven in charge of Deputy
Sheriffs Stint hfield and Blunt, who were
'Worn to the strict performance of their res
ponsible duty.
Tin* official reporters were sworn.
The court-room, during the proceedings,
was completely tilled with an interested and
circumspect crowd. The session held from
4 o’clock until about 7 o’clock.
Adjourred until 0 A. M. Tuesday.
Having for the last thirty-five year* devoted my whole
tlm • amt aiteutionto the siuuv oi lung diseases and con
sumption, 1 feel that 1 umbrsiand fully the courw that
cu;. lit to lie pursued to restore a tolerably bad case <f
disca^t d lunvs to h. alihy soundness. The first amt n:o*t
important step Is. for the patient to avoid takimr cold;
and the best of all places on this continent for this pur
pose, in winter, is Florida, well down in the .state, where
the temperature is regular, and not subject to such varia
tions as in more northern latitudes. 1‘alatka Is a point
1 can recommend. A pood hotel la kept there by Peter
man. Last winter I saw several persons there whose
lungs had been badly diseased, but who, under the heal
inp influence of tho climate and my medicines, were get
ting well.
One hundred miles farther down the river is ft point
which I would prefer to l'alatka, as the temperature is
more even and the air dry and bracing. Mellunville and
Enterprise ate located there. 1 should give a decided
preference to Mellunville: it is two miles from river or
lake, and it seems almost Impossible to take cold there.
The tables in Florida might be better, and patients com
plain at times; but that is a good sign, os it indicates a
return of appetite : and, when this is the case, they gen
erally increase in fle»h, and then the lungs mast heal.
Jacksonville, lllbemla, Oreen Cove, and many other
places in various parts of Florida can bo safely recom
mended to consumptives in winter. My reasons for say
ing so are. that patients arc less liable to take cold thero
than where there is a lest even temperature: and it is
not necessary to say, that, where a consumptive person
exposes himself to frequent colds, he is certain to dio
shortly: therefore my advice is. go well down into tho
Maie.'out of the reach of prevailing cast winds and fogs.
Jacksonville, or almost any other of the localities 1 havo
named, will Ik nefit those who are troubled with a torpid
liver, ft disordered stomach, deranged bow els, sore throat,
or cough; but, for those w hose lungs are diseased, a more
southern point is earnestly recommended.
For fifteen years prior to l&bl), I w as professionally In
New York, lloston, lialtimore, and 1 hiladelphia every
week. where 1 bavv and examined on an average five
hundred patients a week. A practice so extensive, em
bracing every possible phase of lung disease, has enabled
mo to understand tho disease fully ; arid hence Hiy caution
In regard to taking cold. A person may take vast quanti
ties of ** Schenck’s Pulmonic Syrup, Seaweed Tonic, and
Mandrake l'illa," and yet die it lie does not avoid taking
In Florida, nearly everybody Is using Schcnck's Man
drake Tills; fur the climate is more likely to produce
bilious habits than more northern latitudes. 3i is a w eii
< sta birthed fact, that natives of Florida rarely die ofeon
aumption, especially those of tho southern part. On tho
other hand, in keW England, one-third at least of tho
population die of this terrible disease. In the Middle
Mates, it does riot prevail ao largely ; still there are many
thousand* ofcu»es there. >Vhat a vast percentage of
l.fo would be saved If consumptives were as easily alarm
ed in regard to taking fi esli colds as they are about btar
1U fever, binall-pox, Ac. 1 but they arc not: they tuko
w hat they term a little cold, which they arc credulous
enough to believe will wear off in a few days. '1 liey pay
no attention to It; and hence it lays the foundation for
another and another btill, until the lungs arc diseased be
yond till hope of cure.
.MV ttuvice IQ |KT»on'» nnwo aiv nurticu, vmii
slightly, is to lay in a stock * f.sclicnck’s Fulmonic Syrup,
Sc h e nc k *s K cawe«d Ton ic, and Scbenck s M andrakc F111 *,
and go to Florida. I recommend these particular medi
uk-h, because I am thorough y acquainted with their
action. 1 know, that, whore they are used in strict ac
cordance with my directions, they will do the woik that
rcqi.rcd. This accomplished, nature will do the rest,
'ihc physician who prescribes tor cold, cou^h, or night
sweats, and tltcn advises the patient to walk or rule out
every day, will be sure to have a corpse on his hands
before long.
joy plan Is, to give my three medicines in accordance
with the printed directions, except in some cases where
n freer use of tho >1 and rake Tills Is necessary. 31 y object
i. i, to j n o tone to the stomach,—to get up a good appe
t.u . it is always a good sign when a patient begins to
grow hungry: 1 have hopes of such, with a relish for
I ><>d, and the gratification of that relish, comes good
Mood, and with it more flesh, which Is closely followed
bv a healing of tho luius, —then the cou* h loosens and
abates, the creeping chills and clammy night sweats no
longer prostrate and annoy, and the patient gets w*rl,
provided he avoids taking cold.
Now, there are many consumptives who have not tho
means to go to Florida. The question may be asked, Is
tlu-re no hope for such ? Certainly there is. 11 y adv ico
to such is, and ever has been, to stay in a warm room
during tho winter, with a temperature of about seventy
degrees, which should ho Lent regularly at that point hjg
means of a thermometer, Let such a patient take In*
< xert iso within tho limits of tho room by walking up aiul
down as much as In strength will permit, in order tii
keep up a lit allliy circulation of the blood. 1 have cured
thousands bv this system. and can do so again. Con
sumption is as easily cured as any other disease, if it is
tuktninFmc, and llio proper kind of treatment is pur
sued. 'i ho fact Hands undisputed on record, that
sdu-nck's Pulmonic Hyrttp, Mandrake Fills, and Sca
wc< d l onlc ha\ e cured v ery many of " hat scrim d*Jbo
hopeless cases of consumption. Oo wlu re you will, you
w ill be almost certain to hud some poor consumptive
v. ho has been rescued lpom the very jaw s of death by their
ho far ns the Mandrake Fills are concerned, everybody
should keep a supply of them on haud. '1 hey act on tho
hver better than calomel, and leave none of Its hurtful
c tlc-eta behind. In fact, they are excellent in all cases
where a purgative medicine is required. If you have
partaken too freely i f fruit, and diarrhoea ensues, adoso
of the Mandrakes willi ureyou. If you are subject to
sick headache, tuko a dose of tho Mandrakes, and they
will relieve you in two hours. 11 you would obviate tho
etl>-ct of a change of w ater, or the too free indulgi nee in
fruit, lake one of the Mandrakes every night, and you
may tin n drink water, and eat water melons, pears, ap
j. les, plums, pi nches, or com. without the risk of being
made sick by them. '1 hey w ill protect those who live in
damp situations against chills and fevers. 'Iry Hum.
1 lo y nre peikctly harmless. 1 hey can do you good only.
1 have abandoned my professional visits to Boston ami
N, w iork, but continue to see patients at my olt.ee. No.
15 North Sixth Street, 1 hlladt 1 j hia, every Saturday,
from y, a w , to3, f.m. 'Ihuso who wish a thorough ex
annmaiion with tho itesphrometcr will bo charged flvo
dollars, i he ltespirometer declares the exact condition
of the lungs; and patients can readily learn whether
tin y are curable or not. But I desire it distinctly un
• u-mtood, that the value of my medicines depends entire
ly upon their bong taken strictly according to directions.
lu conclusion, I will say, that when persons take my
medium's, And tholr systems are brought into a healthy
condition thereby, they are not so Unhid to take cold;
j et no one with diseased lungs can hear a sudden chango
of at mosnher*' without the liability of greater or less irri
tation of tlie bronchial tubes.
Full directions in all languages accompany my medl
c!m ■' so explicit and clsar that any one can use Jhun
without (,u,i»uuiug »c, «ad can dc bought (tom any
J. II. SctlBNC*. M.P.,
No. 15 North Sixth Street, Fhlladeiphla,
GEORGE C. GOODWIN & Co., Boston, Agents.
Kinsman will make a rich display of fine
| goods suitable for holiday gifts, and we would
advise all not to spend a dollar for anything
in his line until they have examined his
| goods. nov28-lw
Kinsman’s Apothecary Store is the place to
I buy everything that is genuine and useful.
I and at low prices. Give him a call.
Best twenty cent, all Havana cigars, sold
for ten cents each at l'artridge's Drug Store,
under Granite Ilall. flw
Best ten cent cigars sold for five cents at
Partridge’s Drue Store. flw
Seventy-five cents will buy the best hair
preparation at Frank Kinsman’s Drug Store.
If a tip top article of Potash or Concentrat
ed Lye is wanted Kinsman’s is the place to
find it.
From the easy Expectorations, increased
respiratory power of the Lungs, and the re
moval of irritation, manifest from cessation
of Cough and other alarming symptoms after
using Fellows’ Compound Syrup of Hypo
phosphites, it is clear that the formation of
tuberculous matter is not only stopped, but
that already deposited is being carried away.
Hpecinl Notice.
The people of Ilallowell can procure copies of
the Daily Kknneukc Journal, during the IIos
well trial, at the bookstore of C. Sprulding.
Copies can be procuted in Gardiner at the Store
of Blanchard & Heed.
Each morning’s issue will contain in full the pro
ceedings of the day previous.
An extra number of copies of the issue contain
ing the Diagram, has been printed.
If every family in this town know the value of
Henne's Magic Oil. and would keep a bottle of it on
hand, to use in case of accident, we should be a
happier if not a handsome people. Try this Oil.
For sale by Fuller. novitbf&wlvv
The great cause of so many young people being
gray headed is on account of their having used the
vile compounds which have Hooded the market so
long. Nature's Hair Restorative is a sure rem
edy for this. Clear as crystal.- no poison ; perfectly
sweet, clean and reliable. All druggists sell it. See
advertisement nov29*fAwlw
“They cure!” What cures? AYER'S CHERRY
PECTORAL fora cough. AYER'S PILLS fora
purgative, and AYER’S SARSPARILLA for the
complaints tl^it require an alterative medicine.
E, J. ROBERTS, D. D. S.,
(Successor to Dr. I. SNELL.)
Oflice removed to Water Street, near POST
DR. ROBERTS will be happy to wait upon the
numerous friends a> d patients of Dr. Snell,
and all those who may require his professional ser
By devotingall necessary time and care in treating
and’perfectly filling decayed teeth, restoring con
tour to broken teeth by building up with gold.
By extracting teeth skilUully.
By inserting good tilting plates, mounted with
bea’utilul and scientifically arranged teeth.
By exercising cj#e an«t faithfulness with the aid
of a’regular dental education combined with the ex
perience of TEN years practice, and adopting all
useful improvements, Dr. Roberts hopes to merit
as well as to win the confidence of all bis patrons.
AirKxeellent references can be furnished, among
which is offered the ‘oliowing
riMIIS is to certify that 1 have knowledge that Dr
J. K. J. H011EKT8, niy successor, has had two
years’ pupilage and graduated at the Philadelphia
Denial College, and inclusive has had TEN years
experience in practice. 1 have confidence in his
integrity as a man, and in his abilities as a Dentist
oct31-ttf DR. I. SNELL.
Nrto aubcrtisrmcnts..
The Best Paper,
Best Inducements!
This Quarter’s 13 INtimber* SENT FREE to
all subscribing, before Dec. 15,1K70, for
next year’s Fifty-Two Numbers of
The Rural, now in its 21st year, is not only the
Largest, Best and Cheapest, but by far the
Largest-Circulating Jon rind of its Class in the
World! National in Character, Ably Edited, Su
perbly Illustrated and Printed, it is the
It is the STANDARD Authority on all branches
of Agrieulure, Horticulture, Ac. As a Literary and
Family Paper it is a favorite in many of the best
families all over the Union, Canada, Ac. Indeed.
Moore’s Hi kal has no Rival in it* Sphere, and is
the Largest Illustrated Journal on the Continent—
each number containing Sixteen Five-Column
Pages, (double the size of most papers of its class.)
It is THE paper for the East, West, North and
TER.MN-f l a Y ear of 32 Numbers, and only
$2..ri() in Clubs of Ten. Tills Quarter’s 13 Numbers
sent FREE as offered above. Our Club Induce
ments for 1H71 are unprecedented. Spe linens,
Premium Li*ts, Ac., sent free to all forming Clubs,
—ami we want a live Club Agent in every Town.
muunc, hi rara now, new iurnt
CdMI'ASY, of Hartford, Conn. Cash
Awts, *1000,000. Grants LIKE ami
E.VnOWMEXT Policies of all appro
ved forms. Ample securitv. low rates.
Also insures against ACCIDENTS
causing death or total disability*.
Policies written by the year or monili
Has paid 8700 per day for Mx
Tears in benefits to policy-holders.
now TO BKOBTAINKDkob Five Dollars ! 1’i.an
iatio'S. Fahmk, Villa Sites and Town Lots, at
The great PkemumLind Sale, Aiken, S. C.
The “Saratoga of the South,” 4* hours Horn V V
The most delightful climate in the world. Free
from the rigors of Northern winters, exempt fiom
Throat Diseases. Vineyards and orchards in full
bearin'* For descriptive pamphlet, address, with
stamp, J. C. DERBY, Augusta, Ga.__
vAt.VO « tlJkjBUi*’ I'rtiu.U
>TotnH<> Kerosene Lamp,
Is absolutely safe from explosion or breaking:
burns any Coal Oil, good or bad; gives more light,
» odor, and uses lean of,
o (Kwr, hi»u ll»v» km vw, ........
“It iw perfectly non-explosive. The light is better
than is produced by my other lamp.”—• S. Clark,
l're-’t >hi>aHcliusetts Agricultural College.
•It j-s perfectly non-exnlosive, gives a better light
ii is peneeuy iidh-caimuouo, •■n--*
and more economical than any other lamp in
use.”—W. W. Wells, late Superintendent of Public
Schools, Chicago. , ,
The appalling deaths and (Ires from glass lamps
exploding ami breaking create a great demand lor
this lamp. It PAYS toned it. Hold by Canvassers;
Agents wanted everywhere. Send for circular and
terms to Montgomeiy A Co., Cleveland, O., 4- liar
clay st.f X. Y. _
Contains a Christinas Story, Splendid Plays, Magic
Sports. Ac.; 48 pages; illustrated. Address Adams
A Co., Publishers, Boston.
4 eft ms I M AS GIFT to all Yearly Subscribers
to Appleton’* Journal, published W eekly. 1 w’°
Months Subscription Gratis. The Months oi No
vember ami December. 1870, given gratis to all snip
hcribers remitting $ I for the year 1871.
Any one desirous of making a tr,a* of the journal
to see whether thev like it, can have it for 1 >' O
“ -ttic -
MCNTHS on remitting us Filly Cents.
PICTURESQUE Amekica, consisting of splendtMi.v
executed views of American Scenery, commenced
in November. I>. Appleton & Co., Publishers,
New York.
W. M. THAYER, Proprietor.
G. P. COCHRANE, Clerk.
rpiIIS well known an»l popular Hotel will
i JL continue to inn FREE COACHES
^ tor guests, to and from the Cain ami Louts.
Passengers on the late trains from Portland
and liangor, will find free coaches to the
House, with \V \ KM MEALS on their arrival
at night, and Breakfast served, with a free
coach lor the early trains foi Boston, Portland
and Bangor. Connected with the House is a
first-class Uvery Also
Billiard Rooms, Bath Rooms, *<■.
Large amt commodious
Sample riooms,
, free of charge, on Water St., in the center of
* business.
The Proprietor, thankful for the liberal pat
ronage heretofore received, hope*, by person
al attention to the want-* ana comiorc oi inn guests, to mem ji eontinunncc 01 the same.
Augusta, Nov. *2.1, 1H70.
Large Assortment i
- AND -
Tip-Top Cooking Stove,
No. 8, for Wood or Coal, for 825, at
W oodbury^s.
Also a full line of the very best COOK, PARLOR, and other stoves, Including1
“ MORNING GLORY, ” which can't be BEAT. All of which will be sold at
Water Street, Augusta,
A few iloors South It. It. Dt-ldge.
G1 EN. KOBT. E LEE’S LIFE. Nearly ready for
(Public tion.the Biograi HV « f Cen Kobt E.
Lee, by .John E8TRn Look k, nut nor of * Life of,
Mouewuli Jackson,” “Wearing the Gre> ” etc. 1
vo 1., 8 VO., r»oo p iges. I i.LL'HTKATf o. To be sold by
subscription. AGENTS WANTED.
l>. Appleton A Co., Publishers. New York
A WIDE-AWAKE Boy or Girl, or Older Person,
is wanted in every town, to canvass for one of
the handsomest,» heapest and best Youth’s Papers
ever published, and needed in every family. Large
pay in cash. Write for lree sample* and purlieu- .
lalB l°Z. POPE YOSE, Publisher, Rockland, Me.
Cherry /*. ctoral Troches
Are superior to all others for Loughs, Colds, A-th
run. Bronchial and Luirgdiflicwlties, are exceeding
ly palatable, h ive none of that nauseating horrible
Lubeb taste, are very soothing and act like a charm :
Ministers, lingers, and Public Speakers will iin<l
thev are especially adapted to the voice, also
sumption, and Scrofula; fresh und pine; tiivt m
troduced; use no other. Sold by Druggists gener
V MYSTERY SOLVED.—Fifteen Minutes’ Private
Conversation with Married Ladies by one of
their number. Sent free for two stamps. Address j
Mrs. II. METZGEK, Hanover, Pa._ j
A Clergyman, while residing in South America ;
as a missionary, discovered a safe and simple :em
edy for the Lure of Nervous Weakness, Earlv De
cay, Diseases of tlie Urinary and Seminal Organs,
ami the whole train of disorders brought on by
baneful and vicious habits. Great numbers have
been cured by this noble remedy. Prompted by a
desire to benefit the afflicted and unfortunate,! "ill
send the recipe for preparing and using this med
icine, in a sealed envelope", to any one who needs
it, Free of charge. Address JOSEPH T. INMAN.
Station D, Bible House, New York Lily.
The old standard remedy for Loughs, Colds, Lon
-‘umpiion. “Nothing better.” Culler Bros. A Co.,
SEMINAL WEAKNESS, how to treat and cure
it. Pamphlet sent free. Address ILL. NEW
EL A CO., Hartford, Conn.
combine—Lheapnei *, durability, power, sim
plicity, portability and strength; are successfullv
used for sawing wood, churning, cutting feed,
threshing, running circular taws,lathe, cider mill,
Ac. Weight ol 1-horse power, NX) lbs.; -J Horse
power, about 800 P»s. Although very light, every
part is sulUciently strong, and the application ol
friction renders them less liable to break and more
durable than any ol the heavier powers. Price ol
1 horse power,‘Pitman and Baud Wheel, $t»5; -•
horse do., #'.«). A liberal discount made on first
machine sold in each town for introduction. Good
commission given to an Agent in ca« h town in Now
England. Send tor illustrated circular, with price
list, terms to Agents, Ac. P. B. MASON, Man’r
and General Agent, Wiilianiitown, Ma*s.
COR A 'VKKK SALAin i—1 oung men wanton
U43 as local an«l travelling salesmen. Address
(with iluap) U. II. WALKER, dl Park Row, N. V
A salary of #i5 a week, or allow a largo commission
to sell our new Inventions. Address, \a ilh dump,
J W. FlUNK & CO., Marshall, Midi.
Vow in its Eleventh Year, publishes Sermons, a
Serial Story for tin* Family, a new Children's Story
every week, Chats with the Little Folks. Editorials
by the best MeMiodfst writers ami others, Foreign
and Domestic Correspondence, full Departments of
Religious umi Secular Intelligence. Prim? #2.50 a
year. Liberu 1 premiums or cash commissions to
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st„ X.Y.__
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Should occasion require you to purchase
B A. Fahnestock's VoriniruKo, bo particu
larly careful to sco that the.Initials arc B.
A. This Is tho article that has bet u so
Favorably Known Since 1829,
And purchasers must insist on having it
if they do not wish to have an imitation
forced upon them.
1>SYciio.MAV Y.—Any lady or gentleman can
make #1,000 a month. secure their own happiness
and independence, by obtaining PSYCilOMANCA .
F A SC IN A l l UN, or SOL L CH Alt M1NG. 4U0 lvages;
doth. Full instructions t»use this power overmen
or animals at will, bow to Mesmerize, become Trance
or Writing Mediums, Dldnatlon, Spiritualism. Al
chemy. Philosophy of Omens and Dreams, Brigham
Young's Harem, Guide to Marriage Ac., all com
twined in Inin book; 100,000 sold; pike by mail, in
cloth #1.25, paper covers #1. NOTick.—Any pi rson
willing to act as agent will receive a sample copy
of the work free. As no capital is required, all de
sirous of genteel employment should send few the
hook, enclosing 10 cents, for postage, t<x T. W.
EVANS & CO., 41 South 8th St., Philadelphia,
House for (Sale I
VNICK TWO-'"TORY HOUSE with 1. an.! Sta
ble, convenient for one or tw o families, being
the premises fbrtneily occupied by John l*. Anker*
loo, coiner of Stale anil Laurel Mreets, the fourth
liouae North the Catholic church.
Enquire of M. W. FA UK,
Insurance Agent, l>ai by Block,
Oct. 27, 1870. ttf AngUBta.
Cushing & Holmes
ZVice Fresh Oysters
Again, and are dUpensdng them to their cnstemera
in all parts of the city.
Thanking all for their past patronage, we hope for
A Continuance of the tame,
And others who desire to be furnished with the
Best Fresh Fish and Oysters,
there is in tho market.
Salt, Corned and Smoked FISH,,
of all descriptions.
l‘.s.—We are receiving dailv Genuine BhcUTAST'
CLAMS, the only Fish Market in thc«ity
where they can lie obtained.
Near R. U. Bridge, Water .street* AUM'&TA..
Hoof, Pork,
button, Veal,
Poultry, Tripe*
SausagoM, Fruit*
Vogotnbles, d'o.
No. 2 Market Square,
Beef, Pork, Veal, Mutton,
Poultry,Tripe, Sausages,
S nit Provisions, «Hc.,
Granite Block, 123 Water Street,
OUTER Gui ld.
ttj- Cask p*rd rt>r Country Produce, Wool. Wool
Skinh, Iluics, Ac.
War in Europe!!
Ilurrali for
HK has just removed into his New anti ElSOAKT
Store on Water nearly opposite Union
Street, where he will keep constantly on hand a
Choice Selection of Fruits
— AND —
Confectionery of all kinds.
Also a Splendid Lot of
Gent’s FurnlHbliig Good. I
of every description.
lie bus a Fine Lot of Genl’e Ties, of nil
the Latest and Most Pleasing Styles.
Those in want of a Fine Flavored CIGAR, or
some of the REST Smoking TOBACCO
to be lound In the State,
O.- anything in CltAItLEY’s Line, will do Tell to •
Give him a Cali.
..’■Don’t forget the New Store.-iso.
C IIAS. HOBBS, Witter St., IIaUiOM’ell
Millinery and Fancy Goods!
HVnfrr .llilUnrry tf Inttry GooAt,
Consisting of
French lints, and Flow©vs,
And FEATHEHS of atl descriptions.
Corner Bridge and Water Streets.

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