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K0a f 1 j ' r j j I u i ii n hi . ri M A n J' j 'tti-l!iUMJL'aiXlMia..l;UMBW1IIIU'JUJ'.ll'fiMii 'UC'.WUIU I I l m j Bcuotcii to politic, Citccdtnrc, Agriculture, Science, -ffloroltta, ani) cncral 3ntcJligenrc. T 1 4 VOL. 34. IT.mimjmun Published by Theodore Schoch. Terms Two dollar a year in advance and If not paid before tlm end of the year, two dollars and fifty ceati will bcrliarirod. jT5 No pnpfr discontinue until all arrearages are paid. cxipI at the option of the Editor. Hg- Advert isiMWMit-t of one sjuare of (elsht lines) or one or thpo insertions SI 50. Each additional in aort'ion, 5) cents. Jjoner ones in proportion. JO 15 IRIXTIXG OF ALT. KINDS, Eicuted in the hichest style of the Art, and on the most reasonable terms. 1) R. NATHANIEL C. MILLER, Physician and Surgeon. Ofice and residence: Corner Main and Pocono Street, StUOCDSBCRG," 1A., Office houra from 7 to S a. to 3 p. m. Oct. 2C, lS7f-tf. m.f 1 to 2 and 7 J, SI. SKULL, M. D. Sivnd door below Burnett Houe. Residence ini dior wet of Ilit-tsite Quaker Church. Uflice hour S to !t a. ta., 1 to 3 J. ui., t to 9 p. iu. iUv ;, lSTb-tf. D liyxiciaii and Surgeon, STROUDSBURG, Pa. OS", for-nerly neetip'iil by rr. Snip. Resilience with J. 1. Mi:l-r. ons 'lo.ir !;! the Je!f?ro:iiaa ORicu. OilK-e hours, 7 to 9, V2 to 4 and 6 to 9. Mir II, lsTJ. tf. "l. X. L. PUCK, Sjtirjrcois WcntSsl. 0.5 in .las. Kd inker's new building, nearly opposite ill-; r-ti: i-il:t !i;u:k. Gas a.lmiiisUi id for rxtaeting wii 'ii ! v;ir.-i. tot r:iJbt:r, Pa. f Jan. 6,'76-t f. D c.rA. w. J.itKso. PliYS srSGEOX AD AlTBrcnEUB. Ora in S:ini:til Hood's new huil'Mne, nearly op p'i:i; t'.i !. orhoi;. Jteiieuee ou Sarah street, aUjvu Krauklin. Divi s. lj:c, Aftornej' at Law, Ono door above the 'Stroudsburg House," Stroud.sbtirjr, Ta. Col lections promptly made. October 22, 1S74. yyiL.so.v ICIKM., ? Xoiary i'ubllc, Rsal Estate and Insurance Arent and CONVEYANCER Titles srarched and Onvrynuing in all its brativ'he carefully and promptly attended to. Ac'tiwlcigmcnU taken for other Slates. O.licf, Kistler's Brick Building, neartheR.R. Dspat, EAST STROUDSBURG, PA. I. O. Box 2 ). Se;te:iib-.-r 2?, 1S76. tf. WILLIAM S. REES, Surveyor, Conveyancer and Real Estate Agent. Finns. Timber Lands and Town Lots FOR SALE. OfSfe menrly opposite American Iloues anl 21 door below tlie Corner Store. March 20, lS73-tf. DR. J.LANTZ, SURGEON & MECHANICAL DENTIST. S'.Hl bus bi o!Se tin Main strict, in the second try "T Dr. S. Walton's brick buiMing, nearly o)posite the Sirtudsh'irg 1 1 ous, and hn Caters himst-if that by eigh teen yars constant practice and the most earnest and csrc.ful attention to all matters perlainiu to his pro fusion, that h" is fully able to perform all orxrations la the dental line in the uiot careful and skillful man ner. Epe'-ial attention jriven to jiavin j the Natural Teeth ; a'.iio, to the Insertion of Artificial Teeth on ItubVr, Cio!d, Silver, or Continuous Gums, and perfect fits in all ee insure'!. il-t persons know the great folly and danger of en trusting thir work,to the inexperienced, or to those liv 51I at a distance. April 13, 1874. tf. Opposition toHumbuggeryl The undr!i;nd hereby announces that lie ha re nul businck at the old ftand, next door to Hunter's Clothing Store, Main street, Stroudsburg, Pa., and is fully prepared to accommodate all iu want of BOOTS and SHOES, made in the latest style and of ood material. Ilepair- "S prunip'.lv attented to. iivi me a call. J.'c. 0, l7.Vi j.J C. L1C WIS WATERS. PAPER HAXGER, GLAZIER AND PAINTER, MONROE STREET, Nearly opposite Kautz'u Blacksmith Shop, Stroidsblro, Pa. The undersigned would respectfully in form the citizens of Stroudsburg and vicinity that he is now fully prepared to do all kinds of Paper Hanging;, Glazing and Painting, promptly and at short notice, and that he wdl keep constantly on hand a fine stock of Paper Hangings of all descriptions and at low prices. The patronage of the public is earnestly solicted. May 16, 1872. Dwelling House fbr Sale. A very desirable two storv Dwellln Itoune, contain ing .seven rooms, one of wbich i6iutaiie for a Store Itoom, situate on Main idrnet. iu the Borough of (Stroudsburg. Ihe ! building is nearly new. aud very port LOfitin good condition. For terms Ac, l" at this office. f Dec. 0, 1875-tf. JOB PRINTING, of all kinde neatly ex ecuted at ibis ofiiee. mm ouvt Proclamation. Whereas, the Hon. Sam tei. S. Dreiikr, President Judge of the 22d Judicial District of Pennsylvania, composl of the counties of Monroe and Carlon, and Petkk Gruvkr and Charles W. Decker, Esquires, Associate Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of the County of Monroe, and by virtue of their offices. Justices of the Court of Oyer and Terminer and General Jail delivery and Court of General Quarter Sessions in and for the said County of Monroe, have issued their precept to mo commanding that a Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace and Common Pleas, and Court of Over aud Terminer and General Jail Delivery and Orphan Court, for the said, County of Mouroo, "to be tioldeu at Stroudsburg, on MONDAY, the 2oth day of Doceuiber 187C, to continue one week, if necessary. NOTICE I hereby fjiven to the Coroner, the Justices of the Peace, and Constables of the said countv of Monroe, that they be then and there ready with their rolls records, inquisitions, examiuations'and other remem brances to do those thin;; which (heir offices are ap psrtalning, and also that those who are bound bv recognizances to prosecute give evidence against the prisoners that are or shall be in the jail of the said county of Monroe, or against iersons who stand charged with the commission of otlencea to be then and there to prosecute or testify as shall be just. (God save the Commonwealth.) JACOB K. SHAFER, Sheriff. Sheriff's Office Stroudsburg, ) Nov. 30, lS7l. f Great Bargains! H. D. BUSH, The down town Dry Good Merchant will sell his immense stock of GOODS before the first day of January, A. D. 1S77, to make room for a different line of goods. Good3 sold at cost and less than cost ! I lis utock consists of all kinds of Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods, Notions, &c. The public is invited to come and examine his stock as it will positively be aold cheaper than it can be bought elsewhere. H. D. BUSH. Strondaburg, Nov. 23, IS76. Iru. THE STILL DOWN TO THE OLD PRICES in spite of the advance in prices at whole sale, AND OUR STOCK LARGER AND MORE COMPLETE THAN EVER. We have scoured the market for things Interesting and Profitable TOR OUR CUSTOMERS, AND CAN NOW OFFER GREATER INDUCEMENTS TO CASH BUYERS TI-IA.1ST EVER! Dress Goods, Cloths and Cassisnercs, Flannels and Blankets, bleached and brown SI US UN, Prints, Shawls, Underwear for For Ladies', Gents' and Children. Gents' Furnishing Goods, HOXSERY, KID GLOVES, Ribbons, &c. &c. We propose to MAINTAIN our REP UTATION for being the Cheapest Store WW, IN TO BY BEING JUST WHAT the TERM IMPLIES, AND IF ANT THINK THEY HAVE REASON to DOUBT IT WE WOULD VERY KINDLY INVITE THEM TO CALL AND INVESTIGATE, AT The Hew York Store. Stroudsburg, Oct, 12, 1876. 3m. STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., DECEMBER 21. 1876. SHERMAN'S LOUISIANA REPORT. HOW. THE CAMPAIGN "WORKED IN LOUS IAN A STATEMENT OP THE NORTHERN REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE SYSTEMATIC INTIMIDATION BY THE DEMOCRATS THE CRUELTIES NOT OVER STATED FAIRNESS OP THE RETURING BOARD. The following is the substance of the re port made by Senator Sherman and his col leagues ou the Republican Committee who attended the recent counting of votes in Louisiana, and which was transmitted to Congress in a special message by the Presi dent. It reviews the Louisiana case thoroughly but concisely, stating who the Returning Board are personally, and de finding their official powers and the neces sity which called the board into being. The committee declare that the Louisiana elec tion was not fair nor free ; that the Inti midation was excessive, bloody and pre- mediated. and they say that the action of the board is worthy of approval. Previous to writing this report the Republican Com mittee offered to unite with the Democratic Committee iu making a joint statement to the country, but this was refused by the latter. The report itself is addressed to the President. The first portion of it deals with the courtesy of the Returning Board in affording the visiting committee an opportunity to attend the proceedings and secure for them the widest publicity. It then speaks of the horrors of the elec tion of 18GS, and savs : It may be well to state briefly the causes which led to the creation of .such a board of Louisiana, and to call attention to the statute which devolves on it powers and duties of great public importance. The white people of that and other Southern States had by their rebellion forfeited all right to representation in Congress, or to any participation in the Government of the Uuioii, and had been compelled, as a condi tion of resuming their former political rights, to assent to the constitutional amendments, by which, in hostility to their will, those who had been their slaves were made citi zens ; and although it was their duty to sub mit to this political reconganization, the an nals of the South, and especially of Louis iana, disclose a -widespread and persistent determination of its ruling white people to prevent the exercise of the elective franchise by the colored race, except subject to their will. This was manifested by the violence, out rages and murders perpetrated in that State just preceding the Presidential election of 1SG8. They will be found stated iu various Congressional reports. From these it appears that over 2,000 persons were killed, wound ed and otherwise injured in that State with in a few weeks of the Presidential election of that year ; that half the State was over run by violence, midnight raids, secret mur ders and open riots, which kept the people in constant terror until the Republicans surrendered all claim ; and then the elec tion was carried by the Democracy. The ParUb of Orleans, which contained 20J10 votes, 15.020 of which were colored, and which in the spring had given 13,973 Re publican votes, in the fall cast for General Graut but 1,178, a falling off of 12,795 votes. Riots prevailed for weeks, filling New Orleans with scenes of blood ; and Ku Klux notices were scattered throughout the city, warning colored men not to vote. In the Parish of Caddo there were 29S Re publicans, who in the spring of 1SG8 car ried the parish, which in the fall gave to Gen. Grant but one vote. There also bloody riots occurred. In the Parish of St. Lan dry the Republicans had a registered ma jority of 1,071 votes, and in the spring of that ear carried it by G7S votes, while in the fall not a vote was cast for Gen. Grant, the Democrats casting the full vote of the parish 1 787 votes for Seymour and Blair. In that parish occurred one of the bloodiest riots on record, in which the Ku Klux killed and wounded over 200 Repub licans, hunting and chasing them for two days and nights through fields and swamps. Thirteen captives were taken from the jail and 6hot, and a pile of 25 dead bodies was found buried in the woods. Having thus conquered the Republicans and killed or driven off their white leaders, the masses were captured by the Ku-Klux, marked with badges of red flannel, enrolled in clubs, led to the polls and compelled to vote the Democratic ticket, after which they were given certificates of that fact. These arc some of the outrages which marked the pathway to political surpremacy of those who but a few years before had ob tained the mercy of a Government under whose laws the black Republican and the white Democrat were entitled to equal pro tection. Until a radical change could be effected in the nature and purposes of those who had been their owners, and who repudiated the idea of being placed upon terms of civil equality with them, it was evident that a fair election could not be had in parishes con taining any considerable majority of colored voters, and hence the act of 1870, acqiesced in by both political parties and amended in 1872, was passed, creating a returning board authorized to sit in New Orleans, haviug supreme authority to canvass the votes cast throughout the entire State, and authorized, if convinced that riot, tumult, acts of viol ence, intimidation, armed disturbance, brib ery or corrupt influence had prevented voters from registering, or hd materially interferred with the purity or freedom of election at any poll or voting place, or had materially changed the result of the elec tion, to exclude votes cast-at such poll or voting place from the final count. This law, with some amendments Dot materially changing its nature, is that under which the present Returning Board of Louisiana BOW is now organized and sits. The report then states that the law even yet is inadequate, for it does not provide for the admission of votes which would have been cast except for intimidation. In il lustration it refers to the live bull dozed parishes of this year, where there are 5,134 white and 13,244 colored voters, and where, by intimidation, such remarkable results were effected by keeping from the polls Republican voters. It says the fact of the imperfections of the lav should constantly ti .... j oe oorno in mmd, as it will reveal the pro priety of what the Returning Board did. It goes on to say: TOWERS OP THE BOARD. The statute under which this board acts is so framed as to prohibit the rejection of votes cast at any poll or voting place unless certain solemn formalities are first complied with, which must be supplemented by the testimony of witnesses. The statute or ganizing the board declared, in substance, that whenever from any pell or voting place there shall be received by the board the statement of any supervisors of registration or commissioner of election, confirmed by the affidavits of three or more citizens, of any riot, tumult, acts of violence, intimida tion, armed disturbance, bribery, or cor rupt inflences which prevent, or tend to prevent, a fair, free andpeaceable vote of all qualified citizens entitled no vote at such polls, the board shall proceed to investigate the facts ; and if from such statements and affidavits they shall be convinced that such causes did not materially interfere with the purity and freedom of such election, or pre vent a sufficient number of qualified voters from voting to materially change the result of the election, then such vote shall be canvassed and compiled; but if they are not thus fully convinced it snail be their duty to examine further test; mony in regard thereto, and to that end shall have power to send for persons and if, after examination, the board shall be convinced that such acts of violence, intimidation, &c, did materially interfere witti tne purity and freedom ot the election at such poll, or did prevent a sufficient number of qualified voters, from register ing or voting, to materially change the re sult of the election, then the board shall not canvass or compile the votes of such poll, but shall exclude it from their returns. Nothing can be more simple, more just than these provisions. They are, for the reason before stated, inadequate to secure the administration of a complete remedy, for it may be fairly said that if, by reason of violence and intimidation committed in the interest, of one political party, the ad herents of another are restrained from vot ing through fear, an equitable remedy, if practicable, for the outrage would be to count in favor of the injured every vote they lost. The ascertainment of this being, however, difficult, the statute of Louisiana has provided only for the rejection of votes, and it is worthy of remark that the most flagrant cases submitted to the board, as proven, have occurred iu parishes where the Republican registered vote, which would undoubtedly have been cast but for the in timidation and violence, largely exceeded the registered vote of the Democratic party. We have thus alluded to some of the causes which led to the creation of this board, and have also called attention to its duties and the proof upon which it is au thorized to act." It is a tribunal establish ed by the laws of Louisiana entirely inde pendent of the laws of any other State, or of the United States. It is empowered, among other things, to canvass and finally determine the number of votes legally cast for electors for President and Vice-President of the United States ; but in the dis charge of that duty it acts exclusively un der the laws of the State. THE BOARD WORTHY OF CONFIDENCE. It became our duty immediately on ar riving in New Orleans to thoroughly un derstand the constitutional powers and duties of this board, and to examine with care the statutes under which it was bound to act, and enough had been written to show that a tribunal charged with such powers, the members of which were origi ginally appointed by the Senate, is entitled to the respect of all citizens until it shall be forfeited by a violation of its judical or ministerial obligations. The great national importance of the duties to be per-formcd by the board invested each member with much intest, and as many reports have been circulated concerning them, we were led to make some inquiry as to their individual history. Two of them, the Hon. James Madison Wells, President of the Board, and Gen. Thomas C. Anderson, next senior member, are Southern born and of old and highly respectable families. The father of the former was the Hon. Levi Wells of the Parish of Rapids, who, in 1812, represen ted it in the convention called to frame the Constitution of the State of Louisiana. The son received a liberal education, and was early engaged in the care of the planting and other interests of his father. lie was a Union man from the time the War broke out, and although he suffered greatly by it iu the loss of property, he never faltered in his devotion to the Union cause. Under the Banks' reconstruction scheme, he was chosen Lieutenant-Governor on the ticket with the Hon. Michael Hahn, who was elec ted Governor, and upon the election of the latter to the Senate a year or two after Mr. Wells became Governor of tho State, to which he was almost unanimously re-elected under the reconstruction plan of President Johnson. His experience in public life has been great and varied, and his capacity to discharge the duties assumed cannot, be questioned. Gen. Andertfon was born in Virginia, has resided in the Parish of St. Landry for the period of some 40 years, is a cousin of Gen. Andeson who commanded Fort Sumter at the outbreak of the war : was educated a lawyer ; is the owner of and carries on several" plantations ; is widely known and highly respected throughout the State ; lias been intimately associated in the promotion of social and industrial interests of bis parish, and has represented it in both bran ches of the Legislature more than 20 years. Mr. Casauavc, the third member of the board, is a man of intelligence, of excellent character and business habits, not dependent on office for a living nor seeking it, but a a well educated citizcu, who has long con ducted a prosperous and respectable busi ness in the City of New Orleans. 3Ir. Kenner, th-3 junior member of the board, is a young man, born aud reared in the City of New Orleaus, intelligent and active, who was for some time in charge of the Street Commissioner's Department of Im provements. PLAN OP THE DEMOCRATIC CAMPAIGN. We will now present such an outline of the proofs as disclose not only such violence and intimidation as prevented a fair elec tion in several parishes and at many polls, but disclose also that these grave offences were committed in pursuance of a precon certed and settled pla?n formed by the Democratic leaders to prevent Republican voters from attending tho polls, and that such unlawful purpose was so effectually accomplished as not only to interfere with the purity and freedom of the election, but materially to change it3 result. To illus trate how carefully the political campaign was considered, and the plan mentioned contrived b the leaders of the Democratic party, it is instructive to refer to a circular issued from the room3 of the Democrat k; Conservative State Central Committee at New Orleans, marked '-Confidential," and signed by J. W. Patten, President, and P. J. Sullivan, Secretary, intended for circula tion in each parish, and recommending the i' .I.! 1 1t .1 Nil loriuatton oi v.aru ciuos increm. lliese circulars urged that "in conversation no gloomy forebodings should be induled in, and that tho result of the election should be spoken of as a foregone conclusion, as we have the means of carrying the election, and intend to do so, but be careful to do and say nothing that can be construed into a threat or intimidatiou of any character." The circular also recommended that there should be frequeut meetings of all the clubs to be formed, aud tliat they occasionally form at their several places of meeting, and proceed thence on horseback to the central rendezvous, staing that "proceedings of this character would impress the negroes with a sense of our united strength." And it further recommended that on the day "of electiou at each polling place there should be affidavits prepared to the effect that there has been no intimidation, and no distur bance on account of any efforts by the Democratic-Conservative party to prevent any one from voting on account of race, color, or previous conditions of servi tude." There were in the State of Louisiana on the day of election 92,990 white registered voters, and 115,310 colored a majority of the latter of 22,314. It was well known that, if left free to vote uninfluenced by violence or intimidation, the blacks would be almost unanimously Republican, and that, with the white Republican vote, its majority would be about equal to that above iudicatcd. The plan appears to have beeu to select for the purposes of intimidation and violence as few parishes as possible (for in 40 or 50 parishes where these were not employed, the Republican majority was G, 000). But to select those in which the colored vote, as compared with the white, would be large unless unlawfully prevented, for in so doing it might bo expected that, should any majority they could thus obtain in such parishes be rejected, they would nevertheless attain their purpose by the sup pression of a large Republican vote. THE RESULTS OP INTIMIDATION. In pursuance of this plan, five of the parishes selected in which the greatest violence and intimidation were practiced were ISasfc and West Felieian.t, which border upon that portion of Mississippi in which murder aud outrages so prevailed during and preceding the election, as substantially to preveut any Republican vote ; East Baton Rouge, which borders on the southern portion of East Feliciana ; Morehouse, which adjoins the State of Arkansas ; aud Ouchita, which adjoins, aud lies directly south of Morehouse. The geographical positron of theso five parishes was well suited to the purposes to bo attained, for it was easy for members of clubs to be found therein, and who usually perpetrated those outrages with masked faces, to pretend that they were committed by border ruffians from Mississippi and Arkansas, where like outrages had been perpetrated. The location of these five parishes was not, however, better suited to tho plan to be accomplished than was the great disproportion existing between the number of white and colored voters. The former numbered but 5,134, the latter 13,244 a majority of the latter equal to oue-third of the entire majority of colored voters iu 57 parishes of the State. The returns of votes actually cast in these five parishes suggest that the clubs to whom was assigned the task of securing Demo cratic majorities therein hud performed their work of violence and intimidatiou effectually ; while the proof discloses in brief summaries, portions of which are hereto annexed, that where violence and intimidation were inefficient, murder, maim ing, mutilation and whipping were resorted to. Instead of a majority of 6,000 or 7,- NO.6 29. 000, which the Republicans should have had in these parishes upnn a fair election, there was actually returned to the Return ing Board.it Democratic majority in tho parishes of Kast and West Feliciana, More house, and Ouachita of 3,S73;and in East Feliciana, where the registered colored voters number 2,127, not a Republican vote for elector was cast. In East Baton Romrc. containing 3.552 colored registered voters and but 1.S01 whites, the Demo crats claim a majority of 017, which buJ fbr the rejection of several polls by tho commissioners aud supervisors of electiou would have been returned to the Return ing Board as votes actually cast. If to the Democratic majority from tho four parishes, as above stated, we add tha . G17 thus claimed and iuisited upon before the Returning Board, a Democratic ma jority 4,495 is the result of an electiou in five parishes containing 12,214 colored Republicans and 5,134 white Democratic voters. The conclusion that intimidation and violence alone could have'produced this is almost irresistible, and that such influ ences were employed and were supple mented by murder when that was thought necessary is established by the proofs already referred to. It but confirms this conclusion to refer to the vote cast in theso five parishes in 1S74, when no special motives existed for the- use of cruel means to influence the election. The Republican maiorirv thereni w.-i thr-n OT'O; 1 - j j - - - Hu 1. w . y . I A result so surest ive of violence and inumiuaiion wa3 obtained by means the most terrible and revolting. Organized clubs of masked armed men, formed as recommended by the Central Democratic Committee, rode through the country at njght, marking their course by the whip ping, shooting, wounding, maiming, mutila tion and murder of women, children and defenseless men, whose houses were forcibly entered while they slept, and, as their in mates fled through fear, the pistol, the rifle, the knife and the rope were employed to do their horrid work. Crimes like these, testified to by scores of witnesses, were the means employed in Louisiana to elect a President of the United States. And when,, they shall succeed the glories of the Re public will have departed,, and shama and horror will supplant in the hearts of our people that love and veneration with which they have hitherto regarded the institu tions of their country. The proof of violence ami intimidation and armed dis turbance in many other parishes is of the same general character, although more general and decisive as to the five parishes particularly referred to. In others theso causes prevailed at particular polling places, at many of which a Republican vote was to a considerable extent prevented. THE BOARD THE TINAt JUDGE. We hope to be able to furnish full copies of all testimony taken by the board, that the justice of its conclusions may be ap preciated. It is a tribunal from which there can be no appeal, and in view cf tho possible consequences of its adjudication we have closely observed its proceedings and have carefully weighed the force of a largo mass of the tcstimonv unon which that ad judication has been reached. Members of .11 1 . me ooaro, acting under oath, were bound by law, if convinced by testimony that riot, tumult, acts of violence, or armed distur bance did materially interfere with the purit' and freedom of the election at any pell or voting place, or did materially change the result of the election thereat, to reject votes thus cast and exclude them from their final return. Of the effect of such testi mony the board was sole and final judge, and if in reaching a conclusion it exercised good faith and was guided by au honest desire to do justice, its determination should be respected, even if npon like proof a dif ferent conclusion might have been reached by other tribunals or persons. To guard the purity of the ballot, to protect the citizen in the free and peaceful exercise of his rights, to vote to secure hira against violence, intimidation and outrage, and especially murder, when he attempts to perform this duty, should be the desire of all men and the aim of every representa tive government. If political success shall be attained by such violent and terriblo means as were resorted to in many parishes of Louisiana, complaint should not be made if votes thus obtaiucd are denounced bv judical tribunals and all honest nieu as Ml 1 uiegai ana void. John Sherman, Ohio, K. W. Stoughton, New York, J. II. Van Alen, New York, Eugene Hale, Maine, J. A. Garfield, Ohio, Cortland Parker, New Jersey, W. D. Kelley, Pennsylvania, Sidney Clark, Kansas, J. C. Wilson, Kausas. It is not generally known that an effect ive remedy fur neuralgia is horseradish. Grate and mix it in vinegar, the same as for table purposes, and apply to the tem ple when the face or head is affected, on the wrist when the pain is iu the arm or shoulder. The commerce of Philadelphia during the past four years has increased nearly one hundred per cent. In that period the do mestic merchandise exported has amounted to 10,254,075. The exports of Boston foot up just about an equal amount. Chicago packers have handled GSG.291 hogs since November 1, agaiust 547,577 for the corresponding date lust season. Four ton3 of fish were caught at one haul at Montrose; Missouri.