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WELLINGTON ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY, FE PRUARY 2y 1884.
J, W. HOUGHTON,! . M. H. HOCOnTON. ! ' siirrcsa Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1884. , A ladies' Auxiliary Corps to Memorial Tost G. A. It. bus been organized In Cleve land, Mrs. Myers, resident of the Stato .' Corps, being present to officiate. The Spring Election! are near at band, and the importance as related to the pros perity of our village demands more thought and study than we have been accustomed to give them. Tbe enternrlses to which we are already committed, and others which are being agitated, demand tbe lest Judgment, executive and admiuistra tlve ability we can command. The new town hall ought to be commenced and completed within the current year. This is au undertaking requiring trustees of some experience as builders, cultivated tastes, careful economists, and yet not of narrow, penny-wise caliber. We ore ; building not for tbe present only, but for ' many years. We should build not only to meet the tastes and wants of the people of tbe township outside, but for those of tbe village as well, and cannot afford to mere ly meet present necessities and find at the end of ten or twenty years that our occom modations are Inadequate. Wo' must con- aider not only what we now are, but what we ore likely to become in a few years, We shoulcfhave in view the questions of permanence, durability, with ample ac commodations for all tbe different interests ' to be subserved, while architectural sym inetry and beauty should not be Ignored. We are not of those who regard the neces sary expenditure a burden or a draft on our resources. We believe every dollar invested in a creditable building will como back to us in increased values of property and growth ot our manufacturing and r mercantile Interests. The urgent necessity for this Improvement has before been suf ficiently urged and tbe people have given it an unnualitted indorsement. We want it now and not for some future generation, and it is tbe desire and expectation of our people that it should be commenced promptly, and pushed vigorously to com- plelion. Our municipal affulrs are yearly becoming more Important. Fubllc Ira. provements arc being demanded and with out question there are some that cannot be long delayed. We do not bcleive in a reckless and extravagent policy that will plunge us into hopeless bankruptcy; neither do we admire timid, hesitating, weak policy that lacks the wisdom and courage to seize upon the opportune moment for an aggressive movement. There was never more need thi n If i independent, fearless and wise administra tive ability. We need men who have strong conviction on all social, econo mic and moral questions, and the courage to maintain them. , The liquor interest is daily becoming more firmly entrenched. A new saloon is about being openod and other aro in near prospect. The drunken and disorderly and rowdy and criminal (lasses more than keep pace with our growth in population, and arc growing in boldness and vlciousncss. They need to feci the strong nrm ot the law with in creasing promptness and severity until they ore brought into ns complete subjec tion as such cliwscs can lie, and should be mode to feel that punishment :'or the violation oi law will be almost as rertain as the decree of fate. We may be mlstoken, but there seen to us a strange insensibility and apathy on the part of the better class of our citizens to the growth ind strength of the liquor interest and the lawlessness of the drinking clashes. So cial and business considerations and tbe old plea of expediency have combined to paralyze our energies and blind us to tbe longer that threaten our prosperity and our peace. We make no reflections on iny of our official past or present They have doubtles done their duty, as they .understood it, and as well as others could inder the same circumstances, and with .he same means at their commiflid. I four itizens think any or all of them worthy i c election we shall mako no objection Ve only Insist that this year none of our ocal offices shall go a begging. ,Wc need mr best men to serve us, and care should e taken to select only such lor candidates, hen elect them and insist upon their serv :ng. To allow a man who ought to serve ,is to excuse himself simply because he ias large busiucs Interests that demand Uis attention is not tbe way to the most efficient administration of ourmunicipul iflalrs. If our local government requires tacriflce of tlmo and business, the rich ma afford to take their turn at it as well in the less wealthy. The men who have ihe respect and confidence of the people ojght to be elected and made to s.tvc. Simply because there Is no money and often less lionor in an office In a wooden town like Wellington, should not compel us to accept my but the most capable. Now Jet us determine in a people' caucus, by ballot, without any of the objectionai method supposed to belong to the niactiine and .vitbout reference to political considers, 'i ins, who wo desire for candidates and . lot tliim. Wn amurest that a caucus be 4 ailed for this purpose and the poll kept ,nnn one or two hour a may be thought .dviiable. Let there be free consultation aai an honest effort to get men of expert once, wisdom, Integrity and "energy, but iet us have no setting of tbe pin or wire -worklutr or levins the rope. If it were -(xS8ible we would like to see all merely j personal considerations left out so that n capable man should be opposed simply "be cause he is not my friend or because I bear him ill will." Whether a man be a Demo crat or Republican, a friend or an enemy, would have very little to do with his Judgment of municipal affairs. As it is not in human nature for all to see alike, we must of necessity have two tickets, but let us have both niado up with tho one purposo in view of getting the most capable men to serve. And finally let no one by carelessness or inattention allow tho propor time for action to pass and then pout or sulk and blame his more energetic neigh bors for stealing a inach on him and electing a ticket which ho does not ap prove. , 1 A CONFIDENTIAL TALK WITH OCR PATRONS. To be Skipped by all Thin-skinned or Sensitive Teoplo, and by Every body who Cannot (Jive It All A way To Ills Neighbor. No body Is Expected to Read It, To Whom It Will Apply. It I from no unwillingness to oblige, bat from a necessity that we give our reader and patrons notice- that we can not be held responsible for the publica tion of any local new or business items, the wilting of which is left to our memo ry. However firmly we resolve to go Immediately to our desk and put it on paper, experience (how that if we aro interrupted, the matter 1 not thought of again. If our friend had any concep tion of the multitude of detail to which wo have to give attention each day, they would wonder we are not in the lunatic asylum. WcJ are frequently given per sonal and news item by those who do sire them published, which we are thank ful to get and would gladly publish, and we resolve to get them in tbe next paper, but before we have an opportunity to write them they are forgotton, only to be remembered again when it is too late to use them. We may aay in this connection that in thci-e matter we are no respecter of person. Rich and poor, high and low are alike to us. We hold ourselves under no obligation to either, but we are onder obligation to the public a a newspaper publisher, to give them tbe new, and our chief regret 1 that we have failed in that regard. Sensitive people finding themselves disappointed a few times and not knowing how much oftener we have failed in making men lion of their richer and supposed more Influential nelghbor.sttribute it to design. We believe we are Incapable of acting on such a motive, but if not, we are not so blind to our selfish interest as to allow personal antagonism and preju dice to enter Into our work a journalist. So far, we can ay truthfully we never have, and we feel tolerably, safe in lay. log we never shall. But thi aside, let u suggest a better way. If there Is anything concerning yourself or famllyjor friends or yout bus iness, or the affair of the public that you desire to see In print, write it down and band to u. It don't matter whether you can construct good sentence or spell well or punctuate or capitalize or not, just write it down in any shape you can. We are too old and too busy to waste time la ridiculing your blunder and faults, if you have any, and we guaran tee that when it get into print, if we have tne ability, you (hall writo like a Johnson, or an Irving, or an Emerson, and be a free from error a though yon were the most finished classical scholar, and your name were prefixed and suffix ed by all the learned title known to the scholarship of the world. Indeed if any of our readers, hitherto unrecognized In the literary world, are pining for no toriety or fame, we would recommend them to write for the Ehterphibb. We are not entirely sure but we have already made the everlasting reputation of sev eral who have contributed to our col umn by dressing up their early literary effusion until they hardly knew them themselves. But seriously it is much better to write it down than to spend your time, and take our in telling it to ui, and tuke the chance of our being called off and never thinking of it again. Though it takes but a few moment, con sider that you are only one of half a dozen who call every day on a similar errand, while two or three time that many perhaps call on other matter, en tirely personal to themselves, breaking up our time into fragment so that we ctnnot get time to write five consecutive sentence in a whole day, and so we are compelled to work far into the night, when honest people are In bed In order furnish 70a with your weekly newspapor diet. And remember if you are ever tempted to remark upon Its thinness and lock of flavor, under what unfavorable condition It 1 cooked, and you will wonder that It Is not Smoked and burned, and in every way repulsive. Don't attempt to como up on our weak aide by flattering our vanity, telling us how much quicker and better we can write it than yon can, and that you havn't the time, you havo so much to do. Of course we have plenty of time and nothing cite to do, but let ui remind J you that for whole day .together we scarcely are without a pen in our hand for a moment. We have written and written until we can almoBt equal a short hand reporter in speed, and our typo think we can discount Horace Greeley intho beauty and legibility of our chirography, but writing followed eight days in a week isn't quite the play epell you imagine. The nerves and muscle ot our arm sometimes get so tired that it is impossible to force them to make a letter, and it appears as though it would goon become utterly paralyzed. But we ought to consider that yours Is only a few line, just a few line for our over worked brains to construct, and our tired hand to pen, and of course we can do it and do the same for the next half dozen who call on the same errand, and it is no tax on health tnd strength. Why, bless you, It is play for us, while farming, house work &o, is just driving our friends to early graves. It is no tax on physical or mental force to turn from one thing to another with the utmost rapidity, no chance for rest or quiet for fourteen to eighteen long hours, nerve keyed up to tbe highest tension with scarcely a let up for four hundred days in a year. It is just a play spell, in vigorating muscles and brain, and we are so thriving under Its healthful in fluences that we are beginning seriously to think we shall never die. We are getting so robust and muscular and fat, and such a stranger to aches and pains that we soe no reason why we should not go on living forever. But returning to our subject, we are just spoiling for local news, for per sonals, for advertising, for everything that ought to go into a local paper, but let us beg of you to writo It down. We can put it in shape ten times from your manuscript where we can onco from your telling it. We urge it also for moral reasons, or as Mark Twain says, to economize profanity and allow it to be taincd to soue other and better use, for don't you see that it would save all ne cessity for your coming around after the paper is published and it is too late to correct our error, end swearing at us till we feel like calling for the rocks and mountains to fall upon us and hide us from your presence. Heaven knows we feel bad enough about it, and would be glad to climb into our den by any most uncommon way to avoid meeting you, but despite our running and dodging and circuitous routes we anally get caught, have to stand fire, and take your left handed blessings. But it is all a waste of effort, for despite the profu fusion and length of your cuss words, we know we shall do the same thing right over again, so confirmed have we become in our evil habits and it is a wanton waste of valuable material to shower so much abuse on us. Now we could save all this if every item or order was put in writing and not trusted to our teacherous and worn out memory. If you think of giving u any thing to remember, don't do it. We guarantee to forget it beforo you get ten rods away. Don't trust us. We can't be trusted, believe us and r'on't try it. Write it down. WRITE IT DOWN. Tho Effects or Beer Drinking. The following is from the N .Y. Inde pendent: ' "It is qu'te fashionadle now amoni the working classes, and to a considerable exteut among young business men in all directions, to make beasts of themselves by drinking enormous quantites of larger beer. It is having its dangerous effect by confirming those who use it in bad habits of all sorts. It stuplfles, anlmalize and destroys all tho f inor feelings, which are blunted if cot entirely dethroned in all beer-guzzlers, and leaves the poor vic tims to live sod act like brutes. The fol lowing remarks, from the Pacific Medi cal Journal, should be carefully con sidered. A whisky-drinker will commit murder only under tbe direct excitement ot liq uor; a beer drinker is capable of doing it in cold blood. Long observation has as sured us that a large proportion of mur ders, dellerately planned and executed without passion ormalico, with no other motive than the acquisition of property or money, often of trilling value, are perpetrated by beer-drinkers. We believe, further, that the hereditary evils of beer-drinking exceed those pro ceeding from the ardent spirits: first, be- caus the habit is constant and without paroxysmal interruptions, which admit of some recuperation; secondly, because beer- drinking is proctlceb by both sexes more generally than eplrlt-drlnking; and thirdly, because tbe anlmallzlng tendecy of the habl,t is more uniformly develop ed, thus authorizing the presumption that the vloious results are more generally transmitted." focal orrcspon5cn. Icemi of general intereit from the Tottn- ihlpt art tollclted for thti department, and a fair remuneration will be allowed corretponientt. BRIGHTON. The Rev. J. II. McConnell, ofNorwalk.dld not fulfill bis lecture engagement, Feb. Oth, being deterred by tbe flood. He miy be ex pected at the M. E. Church Friday evening, March 7th. Subject of lecture, "The Foe and the Fight." Let all avail themselves ot this opportunity to hear this earnest and tal ented speaker on tho great issue of the times. Mr. John Morris has sold his farm to B. H. Herbert. .1 Joshua Emmons has sold his farm to a Mr. Bosser, of PltUUeld. Mr. Emmons has bought the farm of J. A. NcwtoD. Mr. Newton will remove to Strong ville. Mr. James Jones has sold his farm to 0. M. Glllett G. F. Bonk has bought a lot of J. C. Whip ple, on tbe north-east corner of the square, and Is preparing to erect a building thereon. D. M. Hall Is building an addition to his store. Mr. Albert Dickey started last Monday lor Tennessee. ' The friends of Mr. J. Bennett gave h'.m a surprlso a few evenings ago upon tbe annlver sary ot bis birthday. Monday evening tbe neighbors and friends ot Mr. and Mrs. Fenwick gave them an even, log visit. The family soon will move tg Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Green are visiting friends In Norwalk. w. 8PENCEB. Willie Wise and sister, of Lodl, and Lyman Wertz, of Friendsvllle, were the guests of J. Plttlngor last Sunday. Rev. Wachob and wife aro In Granger. Mrs. Wachob's father Is sick. Lemuel Oakley bas a hired boy; come to star. lie gives blm bis clothes and boarding. A mass meeting was called Tuesday for the purpose ot raising funds for the flood sufferers. The Misses McCoy ot Fenflcld, were at Wm. Orr's' Sunday. The surveyors surveying for the new rail road were at A. T. Van's, Sunday. Annie Seehrlst who has been siek at tbe borne of Thomas Daugberty, is reported not much better. J. Monosmith snd wife, Geo. Belz and wife, Lou Rush and wife, Mr. Burt and wife, were at the wedding in Wellington. Mrs. Myron Lee Is sick wltb measles. Miss May 1'crmar Is still confined to the house. Mrs. Charles Billman Is on tbe gain. David Intnan returned to bis homo In Iowa last week. Amatiih, NILLIVAN. William Chamberlain has been seriously afflicted for two weeks past He at first run s small sliver In the end of a fluger; taking cold, It commenced to spread and grew rapid, ly worso until fears were entertained ot its proving fatal, but at present Is easier. Lewis Gorham and wife are guests at E. A Gorbam's. Edith Clark spent last Sabbath at borne. Anion Hyde bas purchased the old Dun- lap farm, turning In part exchange bis farm In Nova township. Wilson Stlne sold his farm In Jackson township to Frank Roe and purchased three-seventh Interest In the Leonard SUne farm. Chester F. Drake has also sold bis farm to Andrew Arndt. Elder Cyrenlus bas decided to go to Ore gon with the company which start next week. Tne literary society closed for the season tbe 15th Inst Sullivan docs not seem free from petty thieving, as J. Blocker lost about one hun dred pounds of smoked meat one nlgbt last week. Suspicion rests on certain parties. ItOCIIKSTKK. An effort is being made to have this place Incorporated as a village of the second class. Burglars broke In the drug store and new saloon a few blgtita ago, but how much they got we have not learned. It Is said the grist mill Is about to change bands, the new owner Intending to change to the new roller process. This place shipped at one time over 15 bbla. of food Ac, to tho flood sufferers. We ask what town of Its size bas done bet ter. Mr. Curry bas sold his property to J as. Horton and will start to Kansas in a couule ot weeks. Tbe mother ot J. T. Sheets was burled here last Friday. A. W. Mitchell bas sold his property In the Tillage and bought the old homestead a short distance south. Protracted meetings still go on, but on ac count ot bad roods tbe attendance is small. B. C. Mann and and lady are entertaining visitors. Birth day surprise party at 8. Haulers last Friday nlaht, but as It was a terrible dark night as well as muddy, the occasion was not a pleasant as It would otherwise have been- Fred Kenney Is contemplatiug tbe estab lishing ot a blacksmith shop here. Wish yod success Fred, and we will gladly give you an order tor a fish hook aa soon a the season opens. HUNTINGTON. The donation party held at the Baptist parsonage, Feb. l'Jili, for tbe benefit of I'. I'. Kennedy and family, was an entire success, notwithstanding tbe fearful stoim that pre vailed all through the afternoon and night The attendance was far ahead of every ex pectation. Tbure were 116 people In attend ance. After congratulations and visiting, tbe first thing In order was supper, ot which every . thing that was nice was served. Splendid vocal music was produced by Miss Btrdle Kennedy and Miss Edith Meacbam. Oration by Mis May Dally. Cash gilt $00 and miscellaneous 112. Mr. D. Richards and wife move to J. W est's next week. Taffy pull at Miss Stella ItouUon's last Thursday evening. Wfll Walt is home visiting his friends and relatives. Miss Maggie Smith who ha been teaching In the RouUon district closed her school last Friday, p. m., giving entire satisfaction. The Railroad surveying party is coming through town sgaln. Robins, blue birds and wood chopper are visible. The contributions for tbe food sufferers amounted to over $300. It Is thought that Old nunttngton I a pretty good place to lira In.- . ANNUAL Our sales of Overcoats we have ever had, but on hand, which we will sell at jobbing rates, either singly or by the half dozen. All heavy Winter Clothing, Caps, Gloves, Mit tens and Underwear, will be sold at wholesale prices for the next sixty days, in order to reduce stock to make room for Spring Goods. We do not advertise the largest stock in the world, and then show a man a 20-feet counter, with a lew armfuls of old goods. We simply say our room is 80 feet long and 24 feet wide, well filled with goods for Men's and Boys' wear, and nothing else. Our prices are at the bottom. Come and see. A. M. FITCH, The Clothier. PITTS FIELD. Mr. Street Goodyear, who is thought to be Insane on the subject of self destruction, tried to kill himself last Tuesday with a re volver. He succeeded In making a bad wound In the back part ot bis head, or neck, from which It Is thought he will not recover. Dr. Hathaway bas charge of the case. Elbert Starr returned from MeComb, Han cock Co., on Tuesday, so well pleased wltb the business prospects of the town that he sold his farm on Balurday, and will remove thither as soon as he can dispose of bis per sonal property. Bert sold his farm to Jacob Finnlecum. Consideration $65 per acre. Irving Starr Is moving back on his father's farm. Will Sheldon and Chas Starr will soon take up their residence In Elyria. PcnBeld Is, by all these changes, losing a class of citizens which tbe cannot afford to spare. Arthur F. Starr bought la Ashland county, last week, a span ot fine horses preparatory to his regular annual trip to Mackinaw dur ing tbe season. Bucklen's Arnica Salve. The greatest medical wonder of the world. Warranted to speedily cure Rums, Bruise, Cuts, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Cancers, riles, Cbilhralns, Coma, 'fetter, Chapped Hands, and all ekiti eruptions, euaran teed lo cure in overv instance, or money refunded. 23 vents per box. For sale by J. W. Houghton. 2Byl When our hatred Is too keen it places us beneath those we hate I Aha! Dentists who have tried "Tea- berry," pronounce it the finest thing on the lace of the earth for the Teeth and Brcutli. W ouster &i Adums. Political men, like goats, Usui lly thrive best among Inequalities. Snatched From the Grave. My wife was at the brink of the grave. She had been given up to die by three of Alleghany uny s ucst physicians. They nil pronounced her disuse Consumption. Her finger-nails and lips were blue; wns pulseless at the wrist; we were all called lowliness her death. At this moment a neighbor brought In Dr. Iliirtmnn, who prescrilied a teaapoonful of PEKUNA ev ery bour. olio improved irom tbe nrst dose, and In a week she was up, und now (less than six months) she Is well. Sec page 80 in "Ills of Life," a book you can Set grails from your druggist. If not, ad ress Dr. Hartman, Columbus, O. 8t2. Be thou as chaste as Ice, as pure as snow thou shalt not escape calumny. Croup, Whooping Cough, and even asthma, immediately relieved by Acker's English Heinedy. Sold under guarantee by Wooster & Adams. c Don't Don't allow prejudice to stand in tbe way of your Judgment. It you heed In vigorating, if your system needs bracing up, if you aro c.mstipatcd, your Liver slugulsh, your head aches; If you are sub ject to sick or nervous headaches, if you lack energy in the morning, and want ambition at noon, go to work and stir your Liver and Digestion with . ZO l'E SA. Begulate your Dowels and general sys tem with this sure, speedy and pleasant antidote to all troubles arising f rom the Liver and Stomach. Try a sample any way of Wooster & Adams. We are as liable to be corrupted by books as by companions. A thorough course of Acker's Blood Elixir will remove all taint from the blood. It cures 8orofuia,Ulcer,Bolls and 1'implcs. Sold by Wooster & Adams. c Worth begets In base minds enyy; in great sonls, emulation' Truth Stranger Than Fiction. Ttnnfl twirwi rts ainrl Mflt 4lw.wK. Kemp's Balsam for tbe Throat and Lungs is conceuea ny an wno nave usea it to exoel any preparations In the market as a com plete Throat and Lung Healer. All per sons aflllctod with that dreadful disease- Consumption will find speedy relief, and In a majority of coses a permanent core. The nronrletor has authorized H. it. Starr, a Co. to refund tbe money to any party who bas token tbree-lourtbs of a bot tle without relief. Jmce oo cents; trial size free. Otic , Doing good Is the only certainly happy action of a man's life. KOUND - UP. have been the largest still we have nearly 100 FOR SALE, Several very desirable residences In the vil. Inge of Wellington; prices from $1,100 to $3,500. Also a Farm of 180 acres, situated on the cost nnd west center road in tbe township of Brighton. Also a farm of 05 acres, situated 1 mile west and 1 mile north of the center of Huntington, and one ot 183 acres 1 mile north and 1 milo eastoftlievillngo of Wellington. Terms on nil of the pluces easy. C. B. BUS SELL, Heal Estate Aoext. January 1, 1884. ARNOUHCEMEHT E XT R AO R 0 1 H ABY 1 Having anticipated a heavy fall and winter trade, we have put in a large and complete assortment of Furniture, which will be Bold at lower prices than ever before known in this market. We wish to inform our patrons and friends, and every one in want of first-class furniture, that never before was such an opportunity offered to those desiring to embellish them selves with beautiful arid well made furniture at a small outlay. Especially is this a favorable time for those in want of SUITABLE nnd USEFUL HOLIDAY PRESENTS. We offer unheard of bargains in Marble Top Tables, Library Tables, Book Cases, Chamber. Suits, Hull Hacks, Parlor Suits, Upholstered Easy-Chairs, Side Boards, Extension Tables, Dining Chairs, Bedsteads, Rattan Chairs, Office Chairs, Oflice Desks, Cribs, Cradles, Children's Chairs, Fold ing Beds, Foot Bests Ac, &c Both Goods and Prices aro war ranted to be satisfactory and we invite inspection and comparison. Call early before our stock is re duced. No troubl e, to show Goods. Rooms open evenings till after the holidays. IIOYT & WOLLEY. Tie Me is Every person desiring to buy a Sewing Machine, will consult his interest by calling on the agent, Mr. L. E. LeMonte, in the Power's building, N. Main street, opposite Dolanu's Carriage Fac tory, i , What will stop my cough at nightt Guarantee Acker's English Hemcdy will. Price 10c., 80c., & $1. Wooster & Adams. Advice Is seldom welcome. Those who need It most like It lesy. Mrs. Charles Dugan.Zanesvllle, O., says : "I used Brown's Iron Bitters for general debility and ncrvousuess, and am now well." U If thou deslrest to bo held wise, be so wise as to hold thy tongue Use Acker's English Remedy for Con sumption. Sold by Wooster 4 Adams. JlIiiL