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-Delaware, OJan. SI, IStO. M.H8 OF THE WEEK.. '- it COSGBSiiS '" " '.. " ,v On the 18th various bills were introduces "and reported Jn the Senate. Mr. Brake's rtSioiuUon reti'llring Indian treaties to be .discussed la open Senate was called op and laid over. The consideration of the Vir "s'nla bt was resa med. Mr. EdiEtmd's amendment requiring members of the Mt.te governments to make oath to not baring participated in the rebellion was renewed and a sharp discussion followed. In the House Mr. Morrill, of Maine, Intro duced a bill forbidding (under penalty of dismissal) any person in Government em ploy from collecting subscriptions for the purpose of making presents to official supe riors, and forbidding superiors from accept ing presents from those receiving loss sala ry than themselves. The bill passed. The discnssion of the Virginia bill was resum ed. --.- i - On the Mth, In the Benate, Mr. Willey pre sented bill to abolish the franking priv ilege and extend the free . delivery system to cities of five thousand inhabitants. The Virginia bill waa debated until adjourn .menb Mr. Edmund's amendment was voted down. In the House the discussion of the Virginia bill was continued, and the snbstltne of Mr. Bingham was adopted and passed by a vote of 93 to 93. "January 13. The House passed Senate Joint ResolnMkn fixing the salaries of pages at t wo dollars per day. The following bills 'were Introduced : To repeal act for in cor poratlng oil transportation companies ; to fix eonipensat I on of county and district as sessors and of county and State boards of equalization ; for levying taxes upon prop erty according to tta trne value in. money ; for settlement of estates of deceased per. aoss; to encourage formation of nro com panles ; by Mr. Strong, to amend the liquor law so that It shall not be necessary In pros eeutions to prove that the seller knew the purchaser to be a minor; to amend common school law ; to establish schools In county Infirmaries. Mr. Ball introduced resolu tions postponing all propositions for rati fying the XVtli amendment until February 1371. Laid over. Mr, Hughes Introduced resolutions proposing to oust Mr. Blakeslee, of Williams, from his seat pending report - as to his Tight to represent said county. Laid over. The Benate went into Commit tee of the Whole on S. J. It. No. 4, ratifying kuuAiiuHoieauiiwau c-peecnes in iavor of ratifying were made by Messrs, Welsh, " Dunbar and Bell, and against by Mr, Hub bell. Farther discussion was postponed until next day. The Senate took; up Senate Bill No. 5, repealing the Visible Admixture law. Tbe bill passed by the following vote: Yeas Messrs. Bartram, Bell.Corev. Dun- , bar, iverett. Jaleh, (ioepuer, Howard. Iiunt, Jones, McKlnney, Odliu, Potts, Root, Stimson, f-creator. Wade, Welsh, Wood worth. Yeatman 20. Nays Messrs. Amos, Boesel, Burt, Camp bell, Cowan, Daugherty, Lmimtt, Hibbs, Holden, Hubbell, Jamison, Jenner, Leeds, Mr. Odlin In trod need a bill providing for the assessment and taxation of property; " also, a bill prescribing the duties of Audi tor State ; also, one providing for the election of county auditors and prescribing heir duties. - - ' 1 January 14. The following blll3 were in trodu jed : Legalizing ten per cent. Interest on contract ; reducing poll tax one-half; - authorising married women in actions , concerning her separate property to sue jointly with her husband or by her next friend as she may elect; to increase fees of witnesses ; for electing township trustees hree years and township clerks and treas urers two years; to pay transportation of scholars from one school district to another when the nuiaber of scholars is too small to keep up a school. The Senate took up the resolutions r&tlfyrng the XVth amend ment. After protracted discussion the res , olutlons ' were adopted by the following yotei ' " . . Yeas Messrs. Bartram, Bell, Corev, Dun bar, Everett, tiatch, Goepper, Howard, Jones, McKinney, Odlin, Potts, Root. Stim son, Streator, w ade, Vt pish, Woodworth, Yeatman 19. Nays Messrs. Amos, Boesel, Bnrt, Camp bell, Cowan, Dausherty, Emmitt,' Hibbs, Holden, Hubbell, Hunt. Jamison, Jenner, Leeds, Lord, Prophet, Winner, Woodbridge ! 1&; ' .. ... ...... ... ;r . ; J Mr. Campbell's bill proposing to submit the XVth amendment to the people was in- ' definitely postponed. The following bills were Introduced: Providing that when De- - c ember 35th falls on Sunday the following Monday shall be considered the first day of the week as relates to payment, Ac., of cer tain negotiable paper; for extending Juris diction of justices, mayors : and police ' Judges In minor criminal cases ; for erect ing a monument to Gen. Simon Kenton ; to " repeal act for improving Big Beaver river Jo Mercer county; to allow inmates Of the National Soldiers' Home to vote. The Sen ate passed Mr. Hubbell's bill relating to probate judges. January 13. Nothing was done. ' January 18. The following new bills were Introduced: Making partial appropriations for to authorize county treasurers to ... Joan public money on security of govern ment bonds; to prohibit bible reading, prayer or the singing of religious songs tn public schools ; to pay taeo a year from county treasury to teachers' institute ; ' to make poll tax a lien on property now ex empt to make complainant give security - for costs In cases of misdemeanor. In. the -"-Senate bills were introduced to regulate the taking 01 dead bodies for dissection ; regu . lating salaries of . county treasurers accor : ding to population ; to re-enact the six per nnt. tntaraiat 1 11 w January 18. The resolutions of the Senate ratifying the XVth amendment were re ceived in the House, and filibustered and discussed but not brought to a vote. In the Senate a bill was introduced repealing Vis ible Admixture act number two, passed ' last winter. ... January 19. Tbe House spent the day ' In tbe Senate the fallowing bills were intro duced To repeal all laws relating to gaming, and making gambling or keeping ' a gambling house a Penitentiary offense; to erect a monument to Gen. W. H. Harri son ; for the organization and maintenance of an independent militia force In Ohio. NEIGHBOBEMJ COUNTIES. Harry' Sinclair, of Urbana, has made the ' ninth unsuccessful attempt at suicide. C3nn.AU .- .nutlKI 1 H O 1 11 111 11 1 ...... i ..foundry, j . " .;,,'. .. .;. Isaas C. Glenn, an old and wealthy clti- - xen of urbana, died recently. " ' .. s. The Grand Jury of Union 'county have -been making war on the whisky traffic, : - Marysville has organized a cornet band. ' ' . A areehhorn in TTnioT, ,7i,,.,,i ; himself to be badly taken lnby a New York ',, lottery swindle. . r . . . ' t The railroad between Marysville and - Springfield was made Impassable for trains by ihe flood on Monday. , The C, S. Hamilton property, luMarys s . , TlHe was recently sold at pobllc auction. i ; exmauiw- ...-i- " . . ." . The Kansas Legislature has mtified the -i -xvth amendment. A State Editorial Coavention has been and 25th. ' '" ..', The Legislature of Minnesota has ratified tbeXVt! amendment. : The vote in the : : House was 28 to 15 ; and in the Benate. 16 to is. ":' ' '. resolatlan asking the repeal of the franking - privelege, ;: ".. ; : ,. . . the XVth amendment. , , .. " j . . The TJnlversity of Michigan has opened its doors to women. The Legislature of Rhode Island has rati- ' fied the XVth amendment.. Mr.Shellabargerhas resigned the Portu gese mission. . ... . . Henry Ward Beecher has declined a pro- posed increase of his salary from jiz.sijo to s-'O.ooo.. ''. . . .",' ; The Iowa Senate has ratified the XVth . amendment by a vote of to 6. The Honse will follow suit. ' , Governor Butler, of Nebraska, will- oon . vene the Legislature of that State- Immedi ately for action on the XVth amendment. The State will ratify it. The Iowa Leelsl.t.nra v . .1 tt Geo. :G. Wright United States Senator for the long term, and J. B. Howell, Editor of the Keokuk Gate City, for the short term. . The Mississippi Legislature has "ratified the XVth amendment, and has unanimous ly elected Governor Alcorn to the United States Senate for the long term and General Ames for the short term, " ' ' i TTomen may now ba -Inal.lei to tlie Sfto University of Micnirsn. Mr. Cessna, Democratic member of the Home from Hardin cjaaty. his introduced a bill which proposes to require children between the age of 7 and 14 years to attend the com mon schools. Mr. Cessna's Democra cy nau3t nave , become infused with Puritanical notions. . De TocqueyiJle in describing the Jaw3 and ordinances io Tagne among the New England Pu ritans says : . - ''The municipal authorities were bound to enforce the sending of chil- 4ren to school by their parents ; they were empowered to inflict fines upon all who refused compliance ; and in cases of continued resistance, society assumed the place of the parent, took possession of tbe child, and deprived tho father5 of those natural Tights which ha used to so bad a purpose." The progress of the Democratic party toward Puritan ideas is one cf the most significant signs of the times. XO MJRE . CIRIIKX SEEDS. The Postmaster General is, prose eating the war against tbe. franking swindle with an energy sua persis tency which 1 mean business.- Ills recommendations for the abolition' of franking, contained io his annual re port, were made io earnest and have been followed up by equally earce.-t and positive action. Petitions for tbe removal of this fraud from the postal service have been liberally , circulated among the people and are pouring in like a flood upon astonished Congress men. The prospect for the eradica tion of the abuse grows better and better, and really begins to give prom ise of success. ", ,: .' - - ; , The question of abolishing the franking privilege is, to Le sure, a grave one for Congress men. It presents its elf to the congressional mind cot merely in its financial but in its social and political aspects. The privileged distribution of "garden sasfi'Mbroogb. the mails by members of Congress . ja one of the time-honored institutions of this country one which hath t-s - .1 grown lite an ivy over too enure sur face of (the constitution and' inserted its filaments into every nook and cran- oy. of our political structure. Not only so, bat it has been reduced, to i system and refined into an art, requir ingnot only special training and skill but a particular quality of genius. To illustrate, it is Said (perhaps invidious- ly) that a prominent member ' of the present Congress secured a contested renomination by his superior tact in the sowing of garden seeds ia his po litical vineyard. Of an ex-member it is related that he can distribute a sin i" i . gie package or garden seeds among his constituency with sueh marvalouB skill as to bring to naught tho best planned devices and most cunning wiles of any political rival, . XT If. 1- . now k piam mat this requires genius, or as Orpheus C. Kerr would ay, "strategy, my boy." And the question is, if the franking privelege is abolished, m what field will this tal ent be able to display itself ? In other words, will not its occupation be gone? rfcese be grave questions and we do not wonder thit Congressmen hesitate. The vital importance of the. Subject, as welt as the great antiquity of frank ing, commands deliberation. 2To priv eleged class likes to give up its pre- rogatiAresaad it is not to be expected that a usage which has taken roof, as it were, in every garden pa teh in the land and been ripened and sanctified by age, should b& stricken- down and annihilated in an instant.' , iNevertnelesi the proposition to abolish tho franking privelege, is not a new oae. . There is nothing startling about it except in the earnestness with which it is now , being ; pressed upon the attention of our beloved Congress As early as 1782 the. abolition of the privelege was; discuss ed, and from that. time to this has been a subject of spasmodic agitation. At first the evil was iaeonsiderable, and it was not until within the last thirty years that it began to assume a very serious aspect. . Within thae timej howeYv its growth has been rapid and there are now 31,993 persons who bt permitted to load tbe mails with whatever quantity or quality of mat ter they choose. As loag ago as 1859 it is 6aid that not "garden sass" and documentary trash only, but even chests of tea, barrels of flour and the congressional soiled linen were -trans ported through the Kails under frank as public documents. In soma 'Euro pean countries the custom, prior to its abolition, was carried to even grat er excess, and aa instance ia gives of a hunting horse and a pack of hounds being' franked to their destination. TCmale servants for a high func tionary were xorwaraea m like ; man ner,' and it is recosJed that-four flitches of bacon wersent to "one t.d dregs free of postage.. . 7 , The Postmastt. General estimates that the expenses- of his : department are swelled at least five millions a year by this fraud. Bat, this by no means measures the entire loss occasioned by it to the public treasury.- The prive lege leads to the distribution of hun dreds of tons of worthless documents whioh nobody reads and nine-tenths of which are' thrown aside as so much rubbish or sold to the paper mills at so much per pound. The printing of these documents, whioh costs the country an immense sum,' would no doubt be vastly diminished if the dis tribution was regulated solely by the demand, and Congressmen wera re quired to pay their postage like, other peoples, Evtn if the eupply of such documents was entirely eat off the dear publio would not suffer by the privation' .There are no state papers of general interest which do not find their way into the newspapers and le ceive through that medium a far wider ajd. cheaper distiiSmtion than by means of franking, which at best is simply a special priv-elege tbe benefits of which are derived by favoritism. Abolish this swindle, and more than enough, will be saved to establish the postal teleurapb and give the people a cheap transmission of intelligence, with tbe advantages of which the gar den seed and publio document system canoot enter into comparison. Let Congress immortalize itself by enacting these twin reforms. It' takes just two lines to fill out this column. . '. " The ratification of the XVth amend ment is now pretty well assured what ever tti& action cf tieU..o Lee.slature may- be. The adenssioa of Virginia which now seems probable, will secure the necessary number of States. It is matter for congratulation that the jast and final settlement of this great question, with that of the congate issue of reconstruction, is near at hand. FIXAKCIAI, MEASURES. . The bill introduced in tho Senate of the United States by "Mr. Sumner to authorize the refunding and consolida tion of the national debt, provides that the Secretary f the Treasury shall be authorized to L-sue , bonds amounting to $500,000,000, of denom inations not less than $50, redeemable in coin at the pleasure of the govern ment, at any time after ten years, pay able in coin at forty years from date and bearing interest payable cemi-anu- ally ia coin t five per cent, said bonds to be disposed of at not less than their par value ; that the Secretary may is sue bonds of like denominations to the amount of 500,000,000, redeem able in like manner at fifteen and pay able at forty years from date, : bearing interest at four and a-half percent. that tbe Secretary may issue also S5QQ,- 000,000 cf bonds redeemable at twen ty and payable at sixty years-from date bearing interest at four , per cent., in terest and principal payable it' coin ; that the proceeds of such bonds as- shall be sold for coio shell be deposited in the Treasury for th8 redemption ol such six per cent, bands ' as shall not be offered in exchange- foe the new bonds ; that the bonds authorized bj this act and the income therefrom shall be exempt from .-ail taxation. state, national or municipal ; that tbe present aggregate issue of national bank notes shall be increased from 15300,000,000 to 1500,000,000, the new issue to bo distributed . among the states and territories according, to population ; that for every dollar ot new currency issued one dollar of legal tenders shall be withdrawn ; that the national banks to which shall be awarded any portion of tho additional circulation shall deposit in the Na tional Treasury four per cent, bonds in the proportion of f80 for every f 100 of currency ; that ail existing nation al banks shall deposit in like manner as security for their circulation . four per cent, bonds in tho same propor tion ; that when the premium on gold shall fall to or below five per cent, the Secretary of the Treasury shall give notice that the legal tenders will be received at par for custom duties, and all legal tenders so received shall be cancelled : that the interest on three per cent legal tender certificates shall oease after date of such notice, and that all acts declaring other issues ol the United States than coin a legal tender are hereby repealed. ;. Senator Sherman's bill, lately in trodueed, to provide a national cur rency of coin notes and to equalize tbe distribution of circulating notes, pro vides that the national banking - circu lation shall be increased forty-five millions of dollars, which sum shali be apportioned according to popula tion ; that the Secretary of the Treas ury shall retire at the end of each month an amount of three per cent, certificates equal to the national bank notes issued during the month; that aft er notice ot redemption said certificates shall cease to bear interest and shall no longer be available as the reserve of any national bank ; that on deposit of United States bonds, currency shall be issued to any banking associ ation in the proportion of ninety per cent, of the gold valuation of the bonds or eight per cent of their par value ; that such notes shall be re deemable at the office of such associa tion in coio ; that every national bank formed under this act shall keep on hand coin equivalent - to twenty-five per cent, of its outstanding circulation and shall receive at par the coin notes of every other bank redeeming its circulating notes in coin ; and that ' in applying to the banks issning gold notes the provisions of the' national banking act, the term lawful money shall be held to mean gold and silver coin of the United States. -These two bills, which we have been at some psios to summarize, constitute tbe leading financial measures now pending before Congress. THE POSTAL TELEGRAPH. We rejoice to see that Congress seems disposed the present session to take hold of this great enterprise in earnest. Bills to introduce the tele graph into the postal department have already been introduced in both the Senate and House and favorable reports are likely to be made from the committees to which these measures are referred. The "Washington cor respondent of the Toledo Blade re fers in enthusiastio terms to the speech made recently by Hon. C. C. Wash burne, of Wisconsin, in favor of the postal telegraph measure introduced by that gentleman and now pending in the House. The correspondent says : It appears from the Tery careful statements of .Mr. "Washburne's speech that this oonntry is very far behind other countries ia developing tbe capabilities and general usefulness of the Telegraph, Although first in vented and brought into practical use here, other countries first got an idea of its great capabilities, and, falling into the hands of selfish and greedy monopolies, we have Jaited to reap the harvest of our own invention., It is very easy to see that if the price could be cheapened to 10 costs for every 20 words, and the wires extended . to all the little villages in tha nation what an immense convenience the telegraph would be. It is now used mostly for business purposes ; but in that case it would be used, even more 'for social purposes. A man . going on a visit, with or without his family, would tele graph the hour ha expected to arrive, personal meetings would be arranged, sickness and recoveries would be re ported, marriages would be dispatched sales of. property announced, and, in a thousand ways now. un thought ot, the wirea would be resorted to in order to give and receive information. . We have a system ot money - orders transmitted through the post office. and growing rapidly into favor, which with such a teletrraoh system, could be executed, at once, and without the loss of a day. A man owing , a debt in New Orleans or San Francisco would only have to go to his post office and deposit tbe money, and in the same uour his debt would be cancelled and receipt returned. Xhesa thines. aa I stata them seem very much like speculation ; but' they uave, in mot, Deen ia actual practice in most of the oountries of .Europe. Switzerland annears tn ha Knn tKo first to take no the American inven tion ana nationalze it. So early as 18S2 the telegraph was committed to tneeareot the nation, and a uniform ebsrsB fixed for all distances, like our owm three cent stamp tor postage-. At first the price was 1 franc (20 cents) IcrilO words, T0 words 2 franca (4 cects), and 100 words 3 .franc (60 eeotA.) Two years later taa price was reduced one half, so tfast now a dis patch to any part of the realm costs only 10 cents for 20 words. The effect of making the reduction was not only a targe increase t business, nut also an increase of receipta which, are con siderably in excess of the expenses. . rtextto Switzerland was iieieiutn. tn fact the date of the law under hieh the system went into effect in Belgium was a little prior to ' that f Switzerland. Bat, in committing the telegraph to the Post: office Depart ment, she began with a higher tariff, which was fixed at'2i ranes (50 cents) for 20 words, sent not over 46 milcs sod 5 franc?, ($1,00) for tbe same num ber of words eeat anvwhere 'within tie kingdom bc-yocd -So' miles. But the fjstem worked so well that ; the price wjia gradually eut down, till now a messaee of 20 words can be sent - to any part of Belgium for 10 cts.; and, bv doubling the amount the sender eets tack atf exact copy of his mess- see, as delivered at tbe other end ot the line, with the exact date of its de liverv. But what is particularly note worthy in i Beleian experience 'with the telegraph ishat at every reduc tion of price there has been a Beai increase of business, aDd that, with the Increase -of dispatches there has -ilso been an increase of letters ; sho tog that aeheap telegraph calls oat an active correspondence. Thesame effect precisely was ! ob crved in reducing the tariff in Switz srtand. Mr. Washbnroe says : "In 1867, under the. . tariff of one franc. 'he internal messages - for- tbe hrsi eleven months of the year, amounted tn 739.107 wliil tor the correspond ins months of 1868, under ihe tarifl of a half a franc. (10 cents.) the . in ternal - messages . reached 1.479,304 (more than double,) and the post a money orders transmitted by telegrapl' or the first ten months, under tbe r- lueed tariff, reached 4,97i5, against 2,-182- for the same months under the old tariff of the preceding year. ' - France has adopted the same system s Switzerland and. Belgiuu.. and the effect of reduced rates has been simi tar. In Great Britain there has been a graduated scale, accordion to dis tance : but tbe postal system of Switzerland - and .Belgium has long heen regarded with favor, .and has finally been adopted,. - On the first of January the whole telegraph system was to have been transferred to the Post Office Department and a new and uniform tarifl of rates go into enect. We cannot, therefore, profit by the expeijinoe of Great Britain : as yet. but there is little doubt that it - wii develop the same charges there as on the continent ' ,The experience of Europe makes this system easy and 6afe for us in America. : The. telegraphy -. of -this country has long been a subject of general complaint, both as to its tariff rates and the manner . of execution fo send a message' of ten words from Washington, the charge is stated by Mr.. YVashburne to be as follows : To Lancaster, X. H., 583 miles.... S0 To Montpelier, Vt., 59 miles 3 00 To Mt, Vernon, O., 527 miles 1 75 To Waliham, Maes., SM miles. 3 63 ' To Austin, Texas, 1460 miles 5 50 To Omaha, Neb., um miles ..;. 3 75 To Annapolis, Md.f 44 niilee. ........... 45 , jjy transferring the Telegraph sys tern to the if. U. department the ex peoses would be greatly lessened - and the accommodations greatly extended. The room and Operator . are alreadv provided at each P. O' and the .chie addition of exoeose would be for run oers to carry, the .. messages. -Mr Washburne says that in twelve months our dispatches would probably reach 40.000.000 and yield a revenue of S3, 000,000 which would be ample to cov erall expenses, lie proposes to pre pay the dispatches by stamps as we now prepay our letters, and in cities dron them in boxes from which they should be gathered every hour or half hour. Is it not strange that a people so proverbially fast as we are should have so long neglected an improvment so important f ' ' . Uuckeyje. THE PHOSPHORESCENCE OF o THE SEA. Every one recognizes the beauty of the singular phenomenon that we call the phosphorescence of the sea, and has watched tbe track ot loam and dia mond points ol light left behind as the steamer cut the wave; For a long time the cause of the shining appearance was a puzzle to philosophers.- But the naturalists finally came to the con elusion that it is produced by animal- culse which are excited to luminosity when the water is agitated.- It was also shown that the phosphorescence is brightest- and the sparks most nu merous immediately preceding an ' at mospherio disturbance. Thus the lit tie animalcules must be included in the long list of delicate organisms that feel the approach of bad weather. Profes sor Decharme observed this coinci dence and has been diligently study ing the habits of the tisy creatures and their shining propensities. He tells us, as the result of hie observa tions, that tbey are visible " ; the day light with a glass magnif;ng about forty times. They are, under this magnifying power, of a l ns shaped form, and from seven to h teen bun dredths of an inch in diameter. Tbey are of a transparent nature, more dia phanous in the center than around the periphery of their little bodies. The specimens experimented on by the Professor lived in a bottle for several weeks, and uecame very brilliant when the water was shaken or stired, or whenever a small quantity of exciting fluid, alcohol or acid was introduced into it. These infinitesimal barome ters, when fully developed, attain' the size of from two to four thousandths of an inch. 'Scientific American. For the Delaware Gazette.- . " STARK ' COUNTY INDIANA. Br J. B. HOAQ, M. I). 1 Uur County presents unusual in ducements to those who wish to pro cure cheap and desirable homes,: and land of good quality. '- The land of -our county presents a diversity of timber, marsh and upland. The marsh land produoes an abund ance of wild hay, an -excellent food for cattle, any amount -' of which can be had tor cutting and curing. The marsh portion also furnishes a large amount of pasturage whioh is like wise free to all. We , are well supplied with water. Ever and anon: crystal lakes dot the surface? of the country, while running streams with their cir cu allocutions afford all needful facili ties for water privileges. .. We- have traveled some little have ; roamed over the granite hills of the eastern portion of the Union, have gazed with delight on the varied scenery of the Middle States ; and have surveyed different portions of the illimitable West; and we candidly confess that we have never in any other portion of our country, seen a section so well adopted to oatife-raising as this. ; Over one half of the land in ' our county is owned by non-residents of whom it can be procured , at a cheap rate and on easy terms. An "idea of tho quality of our soil can be inferred when we state that on a new farm, not two miles distant from tbe county seat, the second crop, without manure, tbe yield of corn was ninety-five bushels to the acre. We have three Railroads crossing through our county, connect ing important points the Pittsburg, Fort Wayne & Chicago "11. IL which has a depot eight miles distant from the county scat in a north easterly di rection. The Ciaqinnati & Chicago It. 11. has a depot at Worth Judson, an enterprising and flourishing town situ ate in a south westerly direotion about ten miles distant f rom the county goat. , The Louisville, New Albany & Chica go K. R. runs through the western ; portion of the county and has a depot aj San Pierre, a neat flourishing town situate sixteen miles from the county . seat in a south westerly direction. fhese Railroads afford all needful fa cilities for conveying to the different. markets tbe products of the farm and the dairy. In addition to these, a comnanv has been formed and steps taken Jto con struct a .Railroad through the county seat the extreme points beinit " Ply mouth in Marshal County. Indiana. and Bearean Junction, Illinois. There s no flouot but that it wilt soon be built.. Our county is '. well nrovid- ed with -school houses, which are for the the most part neat, commodious minted structures, at once tasteful nd convenient. The1 number of ochoruhouses in the county has doub-4 led within the last seven years and the cause of education top is eoostantly eliciting increased interest Our county has more than, deubled in population since the census was last a ken in lhbo, yet there is ample op portunity for the landless and borne- less to furnish themselves , with that most desirable of all earthly possess iona. a home of their own. - We pmpose to jrive fuller descrip tions of our county rn subseonent ar ticles. In the mean time we bold our- aclf in readiness to answer all Ques tions relative to this Fection of the eountry which correspondents may de Sire. - - . , ',- vve frnst.corre?torident8 will re member that answering a larce cum her of . letters is attended with prrme ex pense and govern themselves accord- , . .. .... i . In this we havfe no nvate iDteresti o subserve as wo are not a land ajrent nor are we connected with - any ; but imply a resident of the county anx- ins to see the unoccupied portions of it converted inromi'mij farms snn nappy homesteads., Havine resided here, and havine been encased in the orsctice of medicine for nearly seven vear we may c'aim without egotism a knowledge of facts as they exist, and competency to give all needed "infor mation.. . , Knox, Indiana, Jan. 10, 1870. A CHEAT SEUSPAl'ES y The London Daily Telegraph is the leading paper of Great Britain in cir culation and enterprise, and hardly second even to the Times in ability and influence. Its daily circulation is 200,000, which it oftener exceeds thao falls below, and the facilities o the editorial corps for news-getting are odmirible. : One doesn't Bee there much of tbe bustle which character izes an American editorial room.be cause so much of. the, writing is done outside. Many ot the English jour nals are conducted in this manner : The chief editor calls a meeting ot atl his subs at such an hour, talk over the latest events, allots each one his separate task upon important mat ters, gives general directions, to the news editors, who depend., m grea measure, on penny-a-liners, and then the various employes goto their, own homes or clubs to write their leaders or reports, leaving the office compara lively deserted until late in the even ing. The. Telegraph has its own tele graphic instruments, communicating with the Parliament houses and with the continent, and these instruments are so arranged with alphabetic signals that any of the editors, although unac quainted with telegraphy, can receive a messaee verbatim. The Hoe press still holds its place in the printing vaults ot the lelegrapn desnite the fact that the Times and other rival journals claim to have found new inventions which surpass it. Five: of these presses each of ten eslinder Dower, whirl the news or tn day into beincr, and the noise in the immense vaults which stietch away under the street, is that of raodemo nium. : Over 14,000 can be struck off in a single, hour, and on one occasion notwithstanding two accidents, 250,000 copies were given to tho worl&fin two hours and a hair. POISON IN OIJIl BEDROOMS. , i ; ' While the other noxious gasses are usually the product of combustion, and their origin therefore apparent, sulphuretted hydrogen : obtains an en trance into our houses in a surrepti tious and insidious manner through the waste pipes of sinks and washbasins, the latter giving it access even to our bedrooms.. There can be but little doubt that tbe prolonged ' nausea from which some persons suffer, and which often terminates in confirmed dyspep sia, is not nnfrequently due to this cause, and, while the surterer and tne physicians are searching in vain . for some means of relief, and are experimenting- with various remedies, the true origin of the trouble is unsuspect ed, and might be easily removed by a pioperattention to t.ie waste pipe traps. The test by which the presence of this gas in the air of a room may be detect ed is very simple. It may be perfor med by taking the white, uoprinted margin' of a newspaper, moistening it with a solution of sugar of lead aud sus pending the prepared slip of paper in the locality to be examined. If the air contains sulphuretted hydrogen, the slips darken and finally become black, the rapidity with which the change occurs giving data for forming an estate of-the amount of gas. The air of the apartment may, at the same time, be compared with that ef the streets by suspending another tlip of leaded paper outside of one of the win dows, in such a position that it may be in the shade at all times. The physiological effects of sulphur etted hydrogen vary with the decrees of concentration. - If it is strong it acts like a narcotic, and the person soon faints, but may be restored if re moved at once into the fresh air, and treated with stimulants and the cold water douche. There is always more or less- nausea, even though, the gas ruay be wry dilute. Its poisonous effect is doubtless due, in all cases, to its absorption by the blocd, and subse auent action on the iron or tho discs. whereby the fluid loses its red color and. becomes black, the variation in the symptoms being dependent on the rapidity with which these results are produced. Galaxy. FROM STJJiBURY. Sunburt, O., Jan. 17, 1870. ' ' Editors Gazette : The viilace of buobury issituated tun and three-quarter miles from the Delaware s corpora tion, and i? one of the oldest and by the way, neatest towns in ourr codnty. For cnterprisifrg citizens, the place is noted, and only needs to be visited to confirm aoy one of the fact. ., , For the last three or four years the public spirit and enterprise has shown itself in tbe form of rery fine sidewalks laid of excellent free stone, which is iound in abundance. - , AH that is needed for It to beoome a source of great wealth, not only to Sunbury but the county . is, that it mient ana an outlet tnrouauxvauroaas. It is true our Pike will be of great value, and by that means will open up transportation to some extent, yet these quarries will not be appreciated as they ought till we get a Eailroad. Again you see this spirit ot enter prise in the erection of. that splendid buildior on the publio square, whioh is an ornament to the place, as well as a long needed structure. It is three stories high, built in good style, of spieuuid , material. Mr. Perthick, tn builder, did an excellent job of it. he first story is appropriated for rllgh School rilirnoses. and wall iihnt. ed for the purpose. The second story is a town hall, and used for public 1 gatherings, without distinction of par- ty, and is just what every little village needs. The third storv was rut on bv the Masonic fraternity, is a very nice unit anu speaas wen lr me oraer. The Masons are buildinff up very I oe Ijodees in this nlaeo and vicinirv. They have some of the best materia j in our part cf the coonty. The op-1 position that, has been ' made ' against these time-honored institutions by sotne few, has only hid a tendency to euiia tnem ap, and the day is not v."ry far distant when the vail will be lifted and the scales will fall from the eves of that class of persons so that they win ground tue weapons ot tbeir re bellion, and cease to fight the institu tions longer." - - ' - " - lbe whole building cost sixty-three hundred dollars, and the money that built it was contributed grjitutiously tor that, purpose by the community. In addition to that the citizens have contributed eighty-five dollars for brackets; fifty dollars for a, bell; fifteen for an eaple on the cupola; and fifteen for a flag for tbe use of the building. The Sunburians would not know how they eould get "along without " this building now, yet it took time to edu cate themselves up to the point of eonstructineit. - i Other Villages in the county could, if they only thought so, do the earae " More anon, " . ,. ;" ,"''. '".'. T. X. X. : FEOM ASfllEY. Ashley, Jan. 19, 1870, Krs. Gazette : There may reside in some sequestered nook, into which your paper nas round its way. persons who nave neam or Asuiey. Dot wno know nothing of its size and business capabilities; and for the information of such we will describe it as nearly as we can. It is a town of about fonr hundred and fiftv inhabitants, situated on the C. C. &C. Railroad twelve miles north-east of Delaware and eight sontn- west of Cardinston. It has one notei, three grocery and provision stores, fonr drv croods stores, three millinery snops two pnotosrrapmc galleries, one tin shop, two furniture stores, two shoe shoos, two cooper1-shops, two ware-houses.twe blacksmith Bhops.one carriage and wagon shop, one saddler snop ana one arnjr score it nas inree physicians and two lawyers. There arc three Churches, one School and three Lodges, Masons, fdd Fellows and Templars. ;' The town improves a little. ' Jnst north of it is being built a nice brick residence, oy Adam Sherman. IjCwis Powers is putting up a steam saw mill south of town. Wood, Hyatt ' & Co. have a steam saw mill near by. The citizens are an industrious, hospitable peopie, to prove whieh you need only to come aua visit tne town. Rustic. SEW ADVERT1SE3IEST- LETTER LIST. LIST of Lietters remaining mnealled for in the Delaware Postottioe January 20,1870: Arnett.SW Armstrong, Harah AU.n,J Buskirk.S A Blunt, Maria 2 Bobo, IN Bates, Hester ' Ball, EB Conley, C H ; Clark, Bay Coue, Hmlss Convln, Win Converse, L T Claik, Sell Clark, SG Cellers, Maggie Clark, M Dolbear, Cyrns Deny, 2 Do.Mm, R Erwin, W A Ellis, Cbas Elliott, JF Ferguson, Mollie Fegley, Dan Foiet, A Henry Fisher Munschauer Firch, Juo Gran, WJ Greosy, 8 miss Griffith; L F Gallup, GL Gruback, Wilson Griffith, Wm tiardiner, John 3 Gtfiger, Wm H German, Lou miss Gateh, Birdie. Gory, Raymond Hays, Thos Hand, M E-2 Hamilton, Mary Haley, J M Harnner, Nat Holley, G-o Hammond, D 8 Hammond, G W Hammond, Cyrus Herman, G M Henderson HilLUR 1 lines, W T i Hunter, A J Havroun, E Hartman, T H Haurgon, Jos Houseman, C Hoit.T ' James, L J Johnson, Moses Jones, John Joues, J N Jones, Evan Knoles, F V Kempton, Mary Kelley, K H Kenedy, Robert Kean, 8J Kain, A K ' f Kenedy, B Lewis, John Learned, Caroline ; Lamb, W S McLarey, D Morse, WW " Moore, 13 -Morgan HL Murphey, li Mute, John Mwnliug, M Miller, Wm Moore & Brown Mansfield, A 2 McAnellie, Jeff 2 Norris, E . Nuff, Maggie O'Connel, E . Ogden, C 8 Parcelti, W H ; ' i Pennell E IVnnell, LB Richardson, IN. Rearer, E Blear, Bell Boun-iers, Jane Shanahanj John 2 Shoup, J A , Scott, E ' ' ' Simms, R Htimmell, J F -2 , Stout. A F Stevens & Bro Stiner, I C : Smith, G G Smith, Winnie Tbommns, R . Thrall, II Teal, P W Jhorapson, J T ; ' Taylor, R Toriuer J A 3 White, Ida Walker, D - Wells, M mrs 2 ' Williams, w G Welsh, Ben Willey, 8 G Weigans, Wmll ' Walb, John White, L 2 Worline. Lina Weiser.R i Wood, Jane Wilson. T W Woch, T W Wootrlng, 8 M - Wllliams.Marcellus J.; F. CURREN, P, M. IVotice.' THE Stockholders or the Delaware and County Line Turnpike Company are hereby notified that the filth Install ment of 10 per cent of the Capita! Stock of saiu company win De aue ana payable on the 17th day of February. 187o. to David Bevan, Treasurer of said Company at the i HENRY W. CHAMBERLAIN. . Jan. 7, '70 6 w. See. of the Company. For Kale. A F AKM of 204 acres, joins C. c. c & I. Railroad at Lewis Center: a coori inline ooime muu targe irame Oarn ; tbree welln and onecistern and plenty of running stock water at all timesof ihe year; 30 acres of timber, the balance in com and grass this season ; a young orchard containing 200 trees; also era pesand shrubbery of near ly all sorts; therein also four miles of young Osage hedge set out in feu. e. Thn farm is one of the best in Orange township ; the soil is a deep black loam. Price, sixty-five dollars per acre, long credit and small in terest ; etiougn paid down to secure the sale, wonld take a bouse and lot in Dela ware as part payment. Anply to R. F. HURLBTJTT.. A" FARM or 30 acres, nine miles from Delaware, situated in Oxford township, on Ashley and Delhi gravel road; iou acres unaer cultivation; tne oaianoe good heavy timber; two good orchards; oue nne new onca nouse, gooa cellar and cistern ; good barn, stable and other out nuiidings ; also, log House for tenant ; good soil, and adapted to grass, corn or wheat. This is as good a farm as there is In the township; churches of all denominations, and school houses within three-fourths io one and a half miles. Sulphur well on place. Sixty dollars per acre ; 4,000 down, balance in three annual payments. Apply to R. F. HURLBUTT. Dissolution of Copartnership. THE Psnunhlp Iieretorore exist ing between Hills 6 Buck has this. day been dissolved by mutual conseut. Tbe ac counts have been lett with Mr. Buck lor settlement. Tho.e interested will govern themselves accordingly. . Mr. Buck will continue in the Coal traoe, having his office in Hyatt's Warehouse, near the Depot. Orders left with J. Hyatt 4 Co., or with the News Dealer at the Post office, will be promptly tilled. Jau21,'7utf ,7' A CABD. " ARCHIBALD LTBRASO, Jr., and ROBERT F. HURLBUTT have this day entered into a co-paitnershlp for the transaction of a general Real Estate and Con veyancying business. All business entrusted to our care will be liberally advertised reeof enarae. in both couuty and foreign papers, and those hav ing property to aiNpose 01 wm nno juiey will secure renciy sales by placing it in our hands.. , jan21,7tf FOR S srCAR ! ITIAKIIVCi. 500 aox. Two Hoop Palls, SOO Three 300 Sap Buckets . For Hale at , lIAJSirF..CTE'KEn'S 4RICE.S, freight added. : Persons wanting should leave orders immediately, as it is lmposai hie to supply the demand during the season, ...... . . . V. T. HILLS, i -, ,-:': Whl Uroeer, jan21,'70-(lw Delaware, Ohio, ; Ah Ordinance. . It) Assess a Gptrtal JYtx on Ihe Heal Ritate bounding on Jtauroad street, from n asimff ton street to franklin street. SUCTION 1. Be it ordained hy the Council of the Incorporated Village of Delaware. That thesuni of Four cents and One mill be and thesame Is hereby assessed upon each foot front of the several lots of laud bounding or abutting on Railroad stteet from Frauklin street to Washington street, for the cost and cxwnsa of graveling said portion of Km I rend street, according to tbe estimate of the Village Engineer. Hbo. It. That the owner, ot tha several lolai and lands upon whioh tbe foregoing as sessment is made, shall pay the amounts of money by them severalty due in that he half to W. E. Moore, Corporation Treasur er, within tlitr-ty days from the date of this ordinance or te subject, to the Interest and penalty allowed upon thasauie by law. Pussed January 18, 1870. CHARLES NEIL, Mayor. C. O, LlTTHC, Recorder. JuSl-it MTEW ADTERTISE3IEXTS. A." It. GOVIJD, f 4 ..... . Notary Public, KSAL EStATE - AGENT AXD CO.TEYA!VCER, Recorder's Office, , . DELAWAJBE, O. - " ; "HXKma 5-5 .. DEEDS, MUUTtiAGE!!, AGHEE?rEST5, CONTRACTS, and other instrumf-ntsof writing, and takes all necessary acknowledgments ef the same. Pen-ons desirinpc to sell Town Property or Farming lands will be materially assisted by leaving a de-tarf ption - their property at his Office, and purchasers by examining ma iisi can naraiy ran tonna some proper ty that suite them. A. R GOULD, Real Estate Agent and Convej-ancer. Jan. 21, 70 fiinos. Aii Ordinance. Making Certain Atxessmentx. CI ECTUIV 1. R It nrdaln.il 1,ir tha O Council of the Incorporated Village of uaaware, mm uu- louowing turns oe an.i they are hereby assessed upon each of the following lots and lands bounding and ahmtingon Harrison Street, and in the vieiBity- thereof, tor eosti and expenses incurrt-ci in openinn ana widening -aia st reet, in pursuance of a decree of the Pr. bat-Court of D laware county, made on the 2wth day of June, 18U9, also in pursuance of a decree of ihe FroTmte Court made on the 11th day of October, 1869. ftrt flarriMon street TlV.f rf Stnnrltiakv street ." Ami. of " ' Inlot. Ass'ra t A. P. Couch 1303 E. Hienwarden.. '' 13(17 - Q. D. Foster 1308 Ira Chase . 12ftS . same - VVfi ' same i;ul - same. ...... lil)2 same..l M same .....,... .....,. l'tO-1 " same " 19)6 , same..... ,. Ii9 " Rame i - lrtlO Henry Wilson nptSlo Mary Ann Jones nptHJ8 Giles Scruggs .... .npt7 826 00 26 00 26 (10 2 Oil 28 l0. 26 00 28 00 a wi .26 oo 2S 00 2ti 00 ai oo 8 38 8 S 10 00 25 00 16 66 ' 25 00 12 no same.... HifS James R. Lytle same A, Springer name. D. Piottner . same Jesse Smith..,.. Mr.-. Brown Mrs. Bickett ... H. Robinson.... John Toot R. Ross . Ann Munsell James R. Lytle John Toot A. Springer H. Mendenhali O. A. Russell Martin ishoub Wm. Moist , 911 890 418 419 41H 417 4-iH 429 4ii0 4S9 425 441 85 900 42(1 ATi 440 441 442 443 4 V 4 I 12 50 12 50 8 33 2 a 2 00 2 00 2 CO 2 00 2 00 8 33 12 50 8 33 12 50 12 60 8 33 Total cost west of Ran-lusky street. ..533 04 On Harrison street j:ast of Sandusky sAtreet f imuui. Antonia Arrhlgl 15 sept F. S- Hoyt...,i.......,l-5 npt Reid & Hillyer .' It nwpt Win. P. Reid 13 13 65 g 23 -f 9 88 Heirs of Dr. M. Gerhard...... 14 8 88 E. of Sanduskv street, total const, ex penses only 839 52 Hbc That the owners ot said lots and lands respectively, he and the same are hereby required to pay the sums above named and specified, so assessed upon the said lots and lands, by the 18th day of Feb ruary, 1870, in me tJorporaiion Treasurer, and In default thereof the R -corder is nere by authorized and Instructed to certify the same to the County Auditor to be placed upon the Duplicate and collected as other laxes wito me iniereM.azia penalty anoweu bv law on said assessment. Bec. 3. This oruinai.ee to tae effect and be in force from and after its publication. Passed January 18. 1870. CHARLES NEIL. Mayor, C. O. Little, Recorder. jan21-2t An Ordinance. To Assess a Special Tax on the Real Estate bounding Washington street from Griswold street to ltncotn avenue. - ECTIOB 1. K It nrilnlnl hv til O Council of the Incorporated Village of ueiaware, mat tne sum or imriy-iwo cents ana .tgnt mitts De ana tne same l hereby assessed UDon each foot front of tb several lots and lauds bounding and abut ting on wasnington street irom uriswoia street to Lincoln Avenue, for lbe cost and expense of grading said portion of said street, according to tne estimate or tne n laae Kneiiieer. " - - ? -' Sec. 2. That the owners of the several lots of land noon which the foretcoing t-esftment is made, shall pay the amounts of money ny tnem severally ouh lu ttiaii ne- half to W. E. Moore, Corporation Treasurer, wunin tnirty aays nom tne aaie oi tnts or dinance, or be subject to tbe interest an penalty auowea upon tne same oy law, Passed January 18. 2870. , CHARLES NEIL. Mayor. C. O. Littlk, Recorder. jan21-2t !; WANTED ' li"f !T3-'' OF1 AGISTS for the IIOUSU BOOKS.IS'"5 horse book. It outsells, ten to one, any book ot its kind published. 40th thousand In press. Agents doing better now loan ever ueiuie. JL1NO, lor Ol lt FAMlir 11ITSICI1l1V. In both EGLISH and GERMAN. Em I ,m I-i n thA A T.T.Pip iTirin 1 1 n x i." 1 1 PATHlC, HYDROPATHIC, ECLECTIC and HERBAL modes of treatment. S4l close ly printed pages. Price onlv S2.SO. The most complete, reliable and popular family medical book in existence. Address C. F. VENT, Puulisher,38 W. 4th St., Cincinnati oiiio. janzi-im AGENTS Should Address C. F. VETT 3 Barclay St., N. T., ar 38 W. 4th St., ClnetniMUt, O., if they- want the most popular and best selling subscription books puoiieiied, ana lite most tioerai terms, hena tordrculars. They will cist you nothing, ana may oe or great benent to you jan VI, 70-tiui. , Delaware Xigrht ' House A HEAD and aratntita: around 1 This Z A is proven by thecouHtantlv lucreasina aemana lor lue "ROSE EIGHT" - .. i i which' affords a Steady, Soft, Brilliant White flame. It is Economical and Safe and only S i i 3S cts. per Gallon. It is the cbeapeat first class light ex-er pre sented to the citizens of Delaware County. On purchasing the right for the sale of "Rose Light" in the County from Gutbrle & Co., I shall continue the stvle of the same at my new quarters, First - Door IV'orth of A. Iy brand & Sons'. Call and see the " ; 1 1 V ap o r Burner Which maybe used on any Lamp. Needs no cmmne.v. it is a successtui competition of Ghs tU one quarter the cost. Also a full as sorted Block of Plain aud Fancy Lamps, together with Chimneya, Burners, Wicks, ic, all of which will be sold cheaper than elsewhere, in oraer to lntroutice our Superior Hose Light! J. C. I1RECIIT, LYBBASDS BLOCK. dec 24 'Wtt. To Whom It may Concern. I Leases and other miners at the oiiiee oi the county Recorder, will please call and take them away. And all the persons in debted to the Recorder will plestse cnil aud settl immediately. A. R. GOULD, tn, lMW-tat. Recorder, Sal of Real Estate, by order or Court. " OST the nth day of Fffcru.ry. lSTO, at ! o'clock, P. M., by the nndersicncd, F. M. Owen, Administrator, of John V hite dee'd, will be sold to the highest bi.ider, the following real exiate as the property of John White deceased, situated lu Kingston Township, Delaware County Ohio, in Range 17. Section 4, T. 6. U.S. M. Land, to-wit : seventeen acres In lot No. 8, aud rive acres in the uonlien-t corner of the farm of the said John White, dec aud being tile same on which he resided at the time of his death. Terms of 8ale, one-third cash in hand ; one-thi'd in one yes r, and one-third In two years, with use from day of sale. Deferred payments secured by mortgHge on tha promises, riaia to Aaka phtce on the premises. M. OWEN, Jan. 7, 70 4t. Administrator. The Delaware County Ittble socle! y TT AS Jnst Kecrivrd a New Supply of twoits irotu me American innie socie ty, which, with the stock tin hand, makes the assortment full and complete in the va rious styles of Family and Pockel Bibles and 'testaments. Also, Bible and Testa ments in Hebrew. Arabic. Greek. German and French languages, r'or sale at the Bo unty's list price. at in e Depository, O. Piatt's rewelry atore. No. li Wllllauia Block. ni 7 JIISS ?!. J. PATIS, flilliner & Dress-Maker, South Side, between San6-jsky and tYanklin Streets, at ths residence of Mr. Thomas Jones. BBLiWlHIi, OHIO, novld, 'W Stnos t Xoticcs. Iotice. Elizabeth Rebecca Ott Pl'ff ") Conrt against or uommon James OU defendant. J Pleas. Dela ware County, Ohio. Divorce Alimony and Custody or cnnaren. AMES OTT, who', place or resi dence Is unknown is hereby notified thatsaid plain tiff did on tbe 4th dny of January, 1-70, ni-her leiition in tbe Clerk's umce 01 saiu uourt. el arginK sii aeinu antwlth willful absetce ir more than three years last past, aud asking that she, said plaintiff may bediv.weed from said de- iuuuiiiittjtLm( uii, iiiri sne ma; oe grant ed be custody of their children aud be m1 lowed reasonable alimony which petition will be for hennnt? at the ntxt terra or said Court. 4 ELIZABETH REBECCA OTT. uLOVKB & HlIMFHRKYS. Jan. 14, '70-6w-7p.t. Att'yg for Plaintiff. , Petition to Annex Contiguous Territory. The Incorporated Village of Ashley UU1U, NOTICE! 1 hereby tlmi tl.tt tbe Council of the Incorporated Village of Ashley, Ohio, through their Agent, J. m. i-nomer. rtecortier oi saia mcorooratea Village, did on the 7th day ot D-ceinber, 189, flle with the Commissioners of Dela- ware i.uuiuj,ujiiu, yew uun wrti-i iik ,ull"j tn at the said c ouncil or tne Jncorortexi Village of Ashley, did on the th day of Nov., IBM duly and legally pas an ordin ance entitled. A u ordinance for lhi" Ex tension of Ashley Corporation" nuihoi ijs- tna the following territory to annexed to said Incorporation, commencing- on the N.irtn line of nia C-rooration -at th S. K. corner of lunds of Jotin W. Shocm..lter, thence east in range with said Shoemaker's south line, crossing him lands of Ioac B-irton. saran A urton and James uanun to the County Road l. ear the Corp. .ration Graveyard, ttu-nce 8. W. on west boundary or said county roan, crossing r.:xi end oi Hleh Street and (wntinninar south ou west side of xaid county rond to the south line of i.ntis ot Kennel, a. urundige, thence West on the line between E n. tiaviti 's land and said Brundhfe's land, and alsoon south line of B. Bey tier's land to N. W. corner of said uaviifs iana ou tne east line or asm cor poration. Thence commencing on the wets side of the Rail Rom I, on the corporation line running north and south, and in ran ire, with said Gavin's north line, running west thrdtiKh tarmlandx of Wm. Smith. 8. Wood and Eiizabetn Oray, to said Oray's west line, thence north on said w st line to the corporation Hue at west end ot Hign t That said ordinance was duly publlsheacd. cording to law on tne-lxth day of Nov., im9, by MMiiatf written conies of he same in five pnni.c places within said Inctirporation that said petition contains a full ue-ciip-tlon of the territory nrooosed to be annex ed as aioresaid, and a accurate map or piator saia territory according to law, and that said petition asks ssld commissioners to confirm said corporation extension as set forth In said ordinance and petit ion. riow itoiii- is nereoy lunaer aiven, mat the giid Commissioners of said County ol Delaware have fixed ihe foiioning time and place for the lie. .ring of such petition. to-wit : un weanesday, tne ma dny oi March. A. D.. 1870. at their office adjoiuina the Auditor's Olfloe in said County. iiy order ot tne council. J. M. COOMER. Recorder and Agent of said Council. A.8H1.EY, UiX!. 11, IfltlS). dec. 17, '69 6w. , Settlement oi' Estates. ryHK teeauti lu the foliawing X cases have ben filed in the Probate Court for Delaware County, lor settlement; and thesame are set for hearing ou the iyth aayot January, instant, ana wili tneu ce finally settled, to-wit : 1. Mary McAllister, Administratrix of R. D. McAllisterdec'd. 2. H. M. Smith Ouurd an of William and Sarah Day. 8. T. u. Miller, Executor of Calvin El more dee'd. 4. A. Freshwater, Guardian of Eunice Blgiow. u. . a-, muitu aiiiuiiiii.iaiur vi uiin r. i q . t i . .. - . . i Knacbel dee'd. B. B. H. Freshwater. Guardian of Jose nil and George E. Cunningham. 7. Levi B. Sherwood, Guardian ot Emma ana Mary Bherwood. . j. jm. Long, Guardian of Catharine Wagoner. 8. JohnSiukey. Guardian of Hester Dav 10. William M. Warren, Administrator of .lames inc-niirii-K. 11. J. D. Van Deman, Administrator de o?nia nun oi juqh noDerts dec d , 12. H-. H Poppleton, Executor of Samu el PoPPleton dee'd. 13. G. A. Frambes, Assignee of Allen Mc- cieast. . 14. Mary A. Honeter, Guardian ol Mary 111. uutieier KQU Ultieni. 15. William H. Edman, Guardian of BenJ F. Watigoner. , T.W.POWELL Jan. oth, 1870 Sw Probate Juuge. Estate or Elizabeth Cook. NOTICE Is hereby glv that the undersifirned has lie-li 1 1 1 1 1 v aiitmlTitpfi and qaalitied as Administrator of the imi tate of Elizabeth Gook, deceased. Ail per sons iiiirenitu wilt govern uiemseives ac cordingly. JOHN J. LASHER, Janll at - - Administrator. . Messenger's IVofiee. THIS is to gt-re notice th.t on the 5i h day of Jannarv. A. D. 1870. a War rant in Bankruptcy was issued agalnxt tbe ei ate of Ralph H. Kos, of D-lawnre, tn the county of Delaware, and StaiA nf Ohio who has been adjudged a bankrupt on his uwuficiiiiuuj (.ijui, me pavment ot au3 debts and delivery of any property belotiK ing to such bankrupt, to him or for his use, and tne transfer of any property by him i lorhidden by law; that a meeting of th creditors of said bankrupt to prove thei debts, and cnoose one or more assignees o his estate, will be held at a Court ef Bunk ruptcy to be holden ut Cleveland, Ohio, be- lore .Myron it. iv.-Hfi, Register, on the 24t aay of January, A. I). hiTO, t 10 o'clock m. HAKRY THOMPmON, .... iVP'y 8- Mmsbal, as Messenger. W. P. Rem, Atl'y for Petitioner. Janl4-2t Xegral Notice. It. band, William Chambers, residents of Wheeling, in the Btute of West Virginia will take notice that Samuel W. Tit.bals, of V. j :v , ,"lw"re-ln lne estate or on io, did on the 12th day of January. A. D. 1W0 hie his petition in tbe Court of Common 1 1, miiuu auu mr tne county of Dels ware, in Btateof Ohio, mmlnu kih.r,nu,i ham and the xald Rachel Chambers and her uusuauu w nuum LimmOers, defendants praying for the cancellation of a mortgage . . I ...... t . .. . . I . I 2A . . ... I , v ' rr . ... -7. . . . . . -. cuiuci . iiuhhih io said Richard Oldham and transferred to s..id Row-hel Chamtiers, wife of said Wiijiimi vnamoers, ou tne Tottowing property, vli A tract of land situated in Delaware town snip, uemware county, onio. In ranee nine teen, township five, section thrw, Unite. I States military laud, being the north-west Pn oi iot r-o. one, ana west part of lot No. two, and part of south-wet ptirt of lot No. three, north-east nart of lot N o. nl neti-en ' and asking that the title to said premise be declared to be in said nisi ni 1 tr mid h for ever qui-tea. naid aerendnnls am notlflec that they are required to nnswer said peti n on or before the third Saturday arter me fom any or r eoruary next. January 12, 1870. . BAMUEL W. TIBBAL8. Jones A Hipplb, Att'ys. JanUwS HARDWARE. C. C. riI.01DERL.4 &. CO. PEAI.KRS IX GEIE11 At, II AUD WA R E Cutlery, Tools, Paints, . ' Olla, Yarnlali, Gland, Putty, Plow, Double & single Snorel Plows, Cultivators, Churns, and all Goods osually kept in HARDWAKE STOKE ! We are also dole Aicati ln Delaware Reapers and County for the following Mowers : PODOK SSLr-XAKE, JRSAPKR AXD MOWER, and SIXGLB MOWER, . CITAMPIOX SELF-SAKE. DROPPER AXD MOWER, BALL'S 'WORLD" REAPER .VOirK. . A XI) BVCTRrS RKAPXH AND MOW SR. and the MARSH- MA R TESTER. Farmers Intending to purchase Farm Implementi the coming season will find it to their ad vantage to giv us a call before purcUasiuK Jkn.lt, "70 tf i vsrrtAscx: Tlie lett Xnw I'r.iri' tl I Tr"t nnv rnnn can piva Lis f ' lit a Llh F. It i' I" '- MUTl'ii, OP 5Kf V -I. Tlid Mutnal Life i t? r VvfT-'j ( ' t no wori i. " " divUnumtpr',', ,v.. !: P' ! - lev holders. The Mutual Life divides annually eath divi dends. The Mutual Iilfe ha over atn,0W,M0 emh e sets. Tbe Mntns! Lif has no Premium Kultu nor the Mutl IAIk makes the larsrsl ad,j', Hons Ut net oii;3es. The Mutual .Life east less-money than any other Company. The Mutusl f.ilehi.s more I ' J 1 i Delaware than ail o ner , t doing bun new h. re, tlui r' " ' ' oooii sense k ii1 rat eut pm if' i of busnes men. Room yet for a lew now fjn I ' t ; t waxtemoneon j on f- s. e ' and tnn ke a si. re i n ,.' tion of yoi r loxni j ! i f Lifeorpliiioiu'eni i r Life Insurant is itte mi- i r " Father, reaching fr-" i tr- i - i r 1 and jtiftnm the I n u ar. 1 .j - ! ndeiothelisctiLtrtrrt. " - . I ( t' F' v CERTIV1CA1 o. A i .-. Auditor of Mute' t.. t.c, bepamt of !rti!i'r '4'l.t'n hl-h, , s it ttirv 1 , I ' Itisberebr e-rt f)"U t itit i. f. Lifk ltfam - f v 1 ii YorK :ity, in tne t-ii ol -tw n i - t cnmtinM, it- r- i u if tlui r tr i tl t - iii ittt!l'-. f-iriiMUi! t-tii yt"r In tn ttiln uftic.t a eiwi'u -' t proper Oilio-rs tin iwi, f.ow tlon and liu dne-s tinte t - ment, (Dece'nber i ' t. 1 e i - . ...;.,., a . t -. i Value of Real l.mme i y Com pany . AlllUUllLOl UlUtiUII ,vi- J.H.- ue "6 Amount f Bonds, Sloi-ks and olher hec irmes owned by the Compeny . . Z f Amount oi t..i utid Uij Items t Amoutitof Intert ! 1'remluins and all o.her I'toperiv l- " longing to the con r uiy '.' ! ' KetAmonticf a i Avti . ' i mmi itti Net amount of unntn-l i-. .h. and clam s atruniait uui , com pany - i ' I iS Net reserve at 4 per o-n t. tutor, est f-r re-.uia rtt'i-'- : " For Poli'ieei, valued F ebruary U.t, Ibt'S . .. It,"-', ' For Di viilendH. ud.litionK Feb- ru .ry 1st, ist-i 7,. - J - Total Lls dlltio .. 7' 1 '"7 lacOMii. Amount aotoallv r--ived during th i yt it I" t - - 511 Actual Kxi endiuires during tuo tfar lu v.ssii .... ,04 v- j HKCKLLAAKbtA. Number of Policies ln force at end of the year No. s-'.-r.a Net amount In force at end or the year ... SI 42 Number ar d amount ol Poli cies whicn have censed to be in foice during trie y-nr Irom all -canst a, lo. 7,s t amount i m In W ilrieps V. tier, i 1 i e Iter unl puns, i 1 - v ril'T'ie, ftl'l (I! , it. of in vl I (SEA I,) t C'J ild t u e ten. JA". IT r A.udttor ri P'M!.i:(.;ie. B; Jai. Vt'imiavi, ii un it k. Be Wist ami fate - . Profils divii'ed annually mi i- i'be Coj'"iwrTAi. H tli n rwi i Ins. Company in j. tn 1 trk ft.nd iii 1 i y r i its with her Poll 'jnol it is .i tin i .r j year. ( ox. Barwfs sjijs in 1 ii l"r f i ' 1 " Th First Ha omntiuffi i 1 Companies isnghily a?ii;nri u t ENIAL." Money Can Ke fate 4 by insuring in t is old, so.il e -1 r ' Compitny. No twin I ! s t en. Dwell ngu. t treH t inn r t 1 'i Pi operty cm secure very cue . - 1 e COK l lNKN-. AI.. l-ALL hOON AKH WFT Vtri p' 1 I . ' '. ) CERTIKIC A J . t Ail ... A. Auditor of Mi'i t t, tjkpa R-rvrT or l-i x1 - C l.t m e , o, Iri ' m f ' It is hereby -u i-d, ' nat t r -tal Fire iJeHTTTtAN:K Co., hxitd st ."- w York, in tlieKtateof w Vots, nrf c m piied, ln b 1 rei-i -"n, i 'i 1 e 1 . . of I i .tstereiat ng to i- lie In- in ui - i i ' t - fnT the eurtnt tit, s i m ' i Office asw trn Isiateiuent, by tb ir-f flrers, showir.? tB coii'i ' n hi 1 N attbediite ot sin it mi.i. u ui, i r 31st, 1MW) to be as follows : Amount of actual psid-iip Caiil tal . ... " ' i AvtrreiM: a.uotit.1 f u ti- abieAsstts. . ... 2 Aggregate smou it if i . ties (ine ud.ng re-tn !. $ Amount Oi' Income lor tnti pxe- ceding y.iar. S ,; Amount 'f r.x peiia.tuit n tr the preceding ir .. .. ni V ,.m rii i i- i hen unto (HEAL) Imnn ,hi 1 4 it N ' ol 111 II i e to i e tlie ouy ana year written. JA i. -4 K f. I A nt dec. 24, '38 tf. THK United Slafc CI. on Any Other m.ui in Delaware to show Mich bargains as are now being received at ' J. HYATT A. t OH. CtOlfl 20. Buyers of Dry Goods and Boots A Fho t stop in at J. Hyatt Co. s, and see tls Us gains. Mr. Hyatt baa just returned frota New York with Uiechcapeat, bit, aud cl cest Goods to be fonnd in IVlawar Ellitck IJ'ress Silks all at rrIucel prtcew. ih Popli'is M rednwd f-H k. Blk Milk Veivet, for Clocks, M velveteens " Astrmktlsns " " vt sterprool 11 Colors " Hesv' 1H eri, m Double Wid ill Flannels, at MS centajer yrd. All Wind t.'sssitneres, ' ' Harrison. - " Sir-" I All . Kl Blsnkels 4 ! ) " " r' r Bewt Factor. Joans In th Slate, cents r yard. Dnn't fi net to look att1i')rlw-t Kl-t ri;ov 1,75 l-vc li , sold very witvre ,i . Rcof IB 'laltn t' 'U the l-' V. r is Rt ta r id to and boys lit 1 -U ste. v- cutom w ork to ts- I . "v ! give stitktiteciiun w it c&u oe i-. - Best everv dsv Bivot. .............. " Frencii Kip Knot- - " ' CaU lv.t Aric are A:ents for R. KVTTKHIC'K CtH t, etdeb -ated Paurna lu lviswsr Call and et Cta!ogo. w OOl UrowfMm of ltla war Count r. e paid you fir i oti over wo bu;. ! r.!..;n aud doliarsd lrlttg the hud y.i-.r. ' v: i to Hell you sime H u .'. c . ' , cash for Woo. a'l the ys-nr, V, e s, j try Flannuls im"ur;,- i . Yarns Ac, hi.U i - , - , j r Wool. do.eJ, fO-tf.