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I THE ENTERPRISE. J. B. Bmltli, Proprietor. welinqton, OHIO. Catered ai the? Ppst-efflie at Wefclngron as Second Class matter, acoordlnx tb Statute. OneTear $1 M Sialoliths..., .., .78 Three Month....; .....: .. ') Advertising live cents per line, each Insertion. Spate and Column Rates made knows on appll latlon. J took noTcniNS, of Cleveland, has de cided that It Is necessary to keep barber shops open on 8unday. All that Is nccfs. ry to say Is, that another weah-mlncVd idge bas been beard from and 'hut pub dc opinion will soon reverse his decision- Tub court of claims has decided that Silcott, the abscoundlng cashier of the Mrgeant-at-arms of the house, was a dis bursing officer and not the agent of the department. The members ol congress who got left will go down Into the' public arib aud haul out seventy-five thousand dollars. It is said that favora go by kisses. 1 IsWalaWSBSBsJsWaWsMsMssMssBBWsMeslaB ., A HRsOLUTTON has been passed by the tower 'house "of congress 'o "extend' the time for, holding .the. world's fair umll. 1893. It does not appear to be light to ask the city of Chicago to guarantee the sum of five million dollars in order to se cuie the exhibition. The country at large will be benefitted, and It is but justice that tbe general government come to the res-' gue by advancing half tbe amount re quired, at least J. , , , ' A bill baa passed the House for the ad missinu ot Wyoming as tbe fortv-thtrd ' State of the Uuion. II the bill passes ibe 8enate and la approved of by President Harrison it will become a law. It la not our purpose to do injustice to the people of that Territory, but to do justice to them ; and we are Inclined to think that In their admission it will eventually prove to be injustice instead of justice. The Territory baa an area ot 97,800 square miles, and all tbey claim la an estimated population of 110,000, which, being reduced to enumera tion of actual settlers would foot up to about 00,000. Our representatives should move slow in admitting new Btatea. Ne vada was admitted In a rush, and a major ity of the reaidents there to-day would gladly be placed under tbe territorial laws If they could be. We claim we have too many barren districts alteady admitted to the Union ae States, and it la high time that tbe people should Instruct tbeir rep resentatives to that effect, v i The States of Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri and Maryland have had the, misfortune to have dishonest tieasuyrs. Large accumulations of money " " 'and bonda in tbe vaults lying idle are very tempting to mankind, and there abould be some plan devised to relieve that official ot the temptation. We are inclined to think that all of the surplus fundi accrued in the treasury to meet certain demands, should be divided up among the county treasurers for safe keeping until tbe time for disbursement, and that each county treasurer be compelled lo file separate bond for tbe aafe keeping of Jhls shaie of the public lunds,a division to be made according: to the population of each county ; then the treasurer would be relieved of this temptation, and in case he proved to be a defaulter he would net have so much boodle to squander. Then again, It would greatly relieve tbe bondsmen of the Btste treasurer of a great deal of anxiety for the responsibility of tbe safe keepinr of the funds, as it would be more equally divided. The Postoffice Department has been for a number of years supplying the public with stamped envelopes, and a business card on the end will be printed upon thrra if desired. Now, it Is not to be under stood that the government of tho United States attempta to interfere - In- any way with private enterprises, except when the proprietors attempt to evade the law; but in this particular case the government has established wholesale department for profit In the way of selling envelopes, and thus depriving tbe printing press of what Justly belongs to it New If the Posw office Department is permitted to Indulge in the business of supplying the public, why not have the Treasury Department produce all klnda of merchandise, and ihe Secretory of Agriculture furalsb farming Implements T These art referred to merely to show that tbe principle is net I' kee ing with the American idea of doing bas . ioees. Our readers, probably may mis trust that this is written from a pecuniary standpoint, but this is not the case,' What belongs to ns we wsnt. Just the same as other branches of trade, aod expect It, and we do not propose to have It taken from us In that way, The government of the United Btates rss uu right to Interfere with private enterprise in the manufacture aod aale of merchandise, i "JErsjry Spring," ..... Bays one of the best housewives In New England, "We feel the necessity of taking a good medicine to purify tbe blood, sail we an take Uooa s Bsrsaoartlla. M keeps she children free Irom bumora. my hus band ssys It elves him good appetite, ana lor myeeii i am aure I couia never a all my work it It was not lor this splendid medicine. It makes me feel strung and theerf at, and 1 am never troubled -with headache ft that. tired feeling, aa I need to be. 't , - ; - Si!...! Hereout! Derineement pud Corla- Ayotd ihe doctors bill btfor it Is to late by keeping convenient Kalvatlon pil which is tbe nreateat pain .destroyer ex isat. JTka to cents. , . ii" , , ,vJ ,).,.;...; -. ' . THE News from the County Seat. The court of Common Pleaa adjourned for the term. J v Verv little new business has been filed la jcpmtnnhj fleaa' o 3tM judical Ing'tb sctnU tokteat sW ..th 'Wire term wifl not be crowded with new. business, ana if as many cases' gb over as did' laut ' term it will be exhort session. In Probate. , ('irfl )$' i Thomas King, guardian, 'flies petition fororJar U).all land, . VJ'l ' Last Will of Paul Li mbach, deceased, late of Brownhelm, admitted to probate. Widow elects to take under the will. Clayton C Chapman appointed admin, lstrator ot estate of John Nohlfley, de ceased, late o( Carlisle. 'M (J ! I ' Last will ot John W Ourcell, deceased, late of Elyria. admitted to probate' and widow elects to take under the will. L II Wilcox appointed administrator of estate of Z J Wilcox, deceased, late of Russia. j . . Ida M Bulcroft adjudged Insane and ordeted conveyed to asylum foi Insane at Toledo, O.. ,,, New business In Common Plead. C W Johnston vs Angelina Brown, money only. vv - y ' . :. V ' ' V W. Rlnlmrer vs R. J. Robinson et al, money, foreclosure of mot tgage and. -equi . table relief. . , . ... . w. Marv L Kimball et al vs W.'fl- C Lvan otaland,W 'C Alleq -administrator, de bonis non, with the will annexed ol tbe estate of L F? Ward, deceased, to quiet title. O C' Biyant ya A Tnbteran, money only. Appealed from J. P. Thefumous Warren vs Warren eject ment case occupied the attention of the court, Jury and several attorneys, from Tuesday morning of last week until yesterday, when the Jury reported that there was no probability that it could agree, aod were discharged by the court. The case will go over to next lerni for trial unless settled bv the parties. The matters of fact, of course, were submitted to the jury as to who was entitled to possession of the premises, but aside from tbe lacta . there are several disputed points of law, which lorm no small fac tor in tbe settlement of the whole ques tion. It Is doubtful if a final decision and disposition It reached before It reaches the supreme court About the year 1852, Malachl Warrant slave bolder from Alabama, settled lo Oberlin, bringing with him a family of slaves owned by him, consisting of mother named Ellen, and several child ren. Bis history, together with that of tbe slave mother, forms. an Interesting feature of tbe present controversy over the rightful ownership of the two hun dred and thirty-seven acres of - land situ ated In Russia township, near Oberlin, now In tbe possession of 8. B. D'idle), who has had possession of most of the premises by virtue of a lease for more than twenty-one years, snd now claims title by purchase irom Malachl Warren's lawful heira. The interest in Ibe history of this fam ily who bore tbe relation of master and slave so long as they lived lu the Bomb, opens with the first meeting between Malachl and Ellen, in 1884. At that time Warren was a single men forty-two years old, being born In Georgia In 1793. He was not Ibe owner of a plantation, but evidently a dealer la alaves, and bad a father and brother residing in Lowndes county, Alabama, who were planters. Early In 1834 he went to Richmond, Vs., tor tbe purpose of purchasing slaves. At the hotel where he stopped, be first met Ellen, who was then .sixteen years old, and tbe servant of a young mistress named Jackson, who wu also a guest at- the hotel. Ellen wu a handsome quadroon, and Warren Immediately , ne. gotiated fi her purchase. The aula trees firmly refused to part with hot slave on any other condition than that abe waa to be made a house, servant , by her purr chaser, aaylng before she would allow her lo be sold In tbe market she' Would take her to Canada, where she would ,be free The negotiations were .conducted in the presence ot Ellen, but she does not nams the price paid lor her. : " ' ; ' After tbe purchase Ellen was teat by Warren across the street, to the Esgle tavern, to remain until he was ready to go Houtb, when they started lor. Alabama In a covered ' if agon) 'with other slaves habadtMfrChaaelL nntt arrived It hla brother! la Lowndes cqutoty, sW; limsj In April. ,They Jived one , year, oo be plantation of lla brother Lsbaoi then ; two years at his ..father's,! and alter thai she kept house for Malachl. 8he'i now seveaty-tbree years old, nd did; not ft meurtxfr jnaqy ..dates, ol. evsnts flbjwbkh, aha wa .questioned,, but Judged, thereof nytneages or ner cnnaren, or wnom four were Vifn "Jif ''AlabstuV a da 7 duns North Willi tWn JiaryVta)Vlet,;yaS born .May, 1.0th,, 1887 James, '.MsyJBd 1838 Atooeer -June let, --l&W ad As- druwV (n ,'. teV&n)Osi;18l4.D0;'Wivio. cbUdMndied inlalancy. ,..,..v; . Tfie fhostlmdTtSnrptrr of hr"jstl. moiny rcJatsd t4 a,fom,of arnagvbfth' she states tookplace,;W Alabama Hbe aays 4bat , after Mary was 6ern she ild Warren that she' did noilike to live lo that way, and be put bef off for a time with a promise to 'marry her." Io July following Mary's birth two tne'a 'named Elieba Robinson -at-.d , ' Fraht 'jTMlard came with Malachl to thp bouse), aud while she stood up by bis side Robinson ssked each l thev agreed to live together aa n usoanu aouxw i e, to w u ten uioras, sented. ,'Btf .'testitoony at tbe last Ovid ber termi.at wblcbj tbase'W'itt f infnlly trled;',anrbat tvetfbB this tiiul. i;Tered as to who tJdes'the' Ifree" "men ,'were presetrti She aleo lnn"""5!OT?X.wP ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY APfilL. 2, ofthe blrlb&f "her 'children which had been torn from the family Bible, which she Identified is llie only one they ever had, laying (he taw Warren write the jrecorda therein about three monthi alter the birlb of each child. . It appeared lj cross-examination that the Bible waa not printed until I860, as Its title page showed being thirteen yeara after Mary's birth, and foorjears after the birth ot Andicw. It appeared from (be testimony that Warren sold bis plantation and removed to Madison, Ind., about the year 1847 nr 1848, and lived there about three years, and then removed to Oberlin In 1851 or 1853, where tbey lived for a year or more and then removed to Columbiana, county, Ohio, but returned to Oberlin the next year, where the family lived until Mai achi left tor the South when the war opened in 18(11, and never returned. A number of witnesses were called on both sides, to show the relations thut existed between Warren and Ellen, while tbey lived in Oberlin. They lived most of the time in the same bouse, but occupied different rooms; they sat at the same tale when the family were alone, but Warren ate in a aeperate room when strangers or visitors were present; neither In conversation nor In bis letters to her or the cbldren, did be call her hla wife, but simply El'en, while be fully recogniz ed the children as his sons and daugh ters, all the evidence bore testimony to bis affection and kindly regnrd for the welfare and moral training of all excepting one, James his eldest sua, whom he heartily disliked when bis troubles with the Oberlin people began in 1860 and 1801. He speit about half of his time each year in Alabama, always including the winter months, and left abundant means in the bands of bis agents to pro vide Inr his family In all respects during his absence. His letters to Ellen and the children while absent, all show hla in terest io tbeir welfare. The testimony shows that by bis relations to Ellen la the South, be lost his social standing with his brothers and neighbors, and that he came North to educate his children and prevent them from becoming the alaves ol his brothers and sisters In the event of his death. It furtbur appears that while the citi zens ot Oberlin were not satisfied with bis relations to Ellen, no attempt was made to disturb them until 1880, wen the two were indicted for living In a state of fornication. Tbey were tried In the court of Common Pleas and con victed. Warren alone suffered the pen alty of fine and brief Imprisonment, re fusing to admit that Ellen was Id any legal sense bis wife. In May, 1861, he executed his will, conveying to "Ellen, commonly called Ellen Warren, and her children, Alonzo, Andrew and Virginia," the use of all bis real estate In this county, until Alonzo became of age. At that time Alonzo ' was to have two hundred and thirty-seven acres of lsnd during bis life. II Alonzo left any legitimate child or children at bla death, then the two hundred and thirty-seven acres of land waa to vest In bis children In fee simple. If be left no legitimate child, "then at bis death the said real estate shall vest In and descend to my lawful heirs." He provided thitt after Alonzo attained his majority, said Ellen, Andrew, and Virginia abould have the use of the remainder of bis real es tate consisting of one hundred and three acres, until Virginia shall marry or be come twenty-one years of age, when her Interest In sa'd land ahall terminate, and Ellen and Andrew shall have the Joint use of said property during the life of Ellen. At Ellen's decease Andrew sbsll have the entire use during bis life, and It shall vest In tee simple in his children. If be lesvesno legitimate children the estate ahall vest In iee simple in Ibe lawful heirs of the testator. He gave his executors, Joseph N. and James M. Ball, all bis pet. sonal property In Ohio, in Oust far the support of Ellen, Andrew and Virginia, under named conditions. This will wss executed before his real troubles commenced, but evidently with the Intention of returning to Alabama, among his pro-slavery associates, leaving his family provided for infreedom. There was some evidence to show that the rep utation be had of living la an illicit man ner with Ellen, was confined to the per iod immediately proceeding the turbu lent limes of 1860-41, but many prom inent citizens testified Ibat such waa bis reputation for a much ' longer period. It will be sufficient to say that such were his opinions concerning the war that he be. eame very obnoxious to the loyal citizens of Oberlin and to escape any serious con sequences, h left In 1861, for Lowndes county, Alabama; and there ta no evidence thatnenoinmunlcated with his family by letter alterwards. : After he arrived la Alabama be execut ed another will, in 1863, in which be dis posed Of all bla property In that Bute, which consisted of seventeen slaves and a large amount of money represented In ob ligation, mostly held by his attorney In St Louis, .Missouri, and In a formal man ner revoked all other wills and teataments below made by him. This will gave no title to property in Ohio.tond as never sent here for probate. ' It was offered In evidence and ruled out . He died In 1863. The reader can now discover the main point In dispute over the title to the two hun. dred end .thirty-wren acres In Rusila, now In possession of Mr. Dudley. The title, bylbe Ohio will; waa to vest In Malachl Warren' lawful heirs In case Alonzo died leaving no legitimate children. lie mar ried, and. waa killed io a railroad wreck, near Wheeling in J887, leaylng no child rea.VFbe question now is who .are the lawful heirs' of r.i'ftchl Warren? The " v 1 i :i i i : . '-! ' ' r I i ; r plaintiff claims that hla children by Ellen are bis lawful heira, and o sustain that claim Elln appeared and testified to tho Alabama marriage, as before stated. Other evidence waa offered to sustain tbis allegation by showing the relations for bis family, the generous support he gave thorn, etc The defendant, Dudley, denied the Ala bama marrlxge, and Introduced testimony by depositions from Lowndes county, and witnesses trom Oberlin, tending to show that no such marriage or agreement took pluce, and claimed that the brothers and sisters ol Malachl Warren and their child ren were his lawful heirs. At the time of Alonoz's death, and his Interest in the land had ceaaed to exist, Mr, Dudley bad paid him the rent, which amounted to $430 per anuum, lor mere than two years in advance, the lease expiring April 1st, 1800. To protect his interest lu the p.em Ises he sought the heirs of Malachl In ibe South and purchased the Interests of eleven of them in the lands. Rev. Wra. W. Foote testified that In 1887, he with Mr. Dudley called on Ella Warren, and during the interview abe told Mr. Dudley she was never married' to Warren, and that they never agreed to live together aa man and wife. Mr. Dudley testified to substantially the same thing, and aald at that time he had not purchased the in terest of ar.y of the heirs. This whs four or five days a'ter Alonzo' death. The jury stood ten lor plaintiff and two for defendant List of grand and petit jurors for the April term: grand jrjnoits J. Christy, Sr., Penfleld; Alfred C. Phlpps. Elyrla, 4th ward; 8. K. Warner, Wellington; l. M. Worcester. Russia; C. W. Hastings, La Granee; Hubbard Uinllh, Sheffield: G, II. Cra gln.drftlton: B O. French, Bmwnnelm; Wil liam Peck. Brownhnlm: find. Douirlaaa. Wel lington; ihomns (lawn, Black Hlver; O. V. Curler, Russia: II. I Mills, Hldcevl lie: H. C. Sheffield, Camden; David t. Van Pusen, Camden. PETIT JCROM. Rny ITarrls, Bmwnnelm; Wallace Smart, Ivrla. 2d ward: James llulbert. Klvrla. 4th ward: Charles Chllnnn. Black Hlver; Edward lllldebrand. Black Klver; N. N.Cole, Colum bia; Lewis Howell. Camdeu; James Allen, Kiyna, mt wara; innries urmn, Amnersts Ellas Baumhart. Black Kiver; H II. Fltoh. Columbia; A. H. Wltbeck, Pentleldi George uay. bneraeia; u M. uuiioks, Elna. ad ward; Andrew J, Lee, Camden; 8, II, Dewey, Wel lington, Apiiearance of grand jury required April 14, 1890, and of Ibe petit jury May 12,1890. "We Point With Pride" To the "Good name at home," won by Hood's Barsapaiilla. In Lowell, Mass, where It Is prepared, there is more of Hood's Sarsaparilla sold than of all other medicines, and it bas given the best of satisfaction since Its Introduction ten years ago. This could not be It the mHi cine did not possess merit. It you suffer irom Impure blood, try Hood s sarsapa rilla and realize its pecullarcurative power. Program of Stab Races j ' TO BE TROTTED AT t LORAIN COUNTY FAIR, September 24, 25 and 26, '90. No. 1. Two-year-olds. Foals ot 1NH8: Mile heata, best J In 3. (Subscription, $10; $.1 ol which must accompany each nomination on or belor April l, lttM, S-l jwynhle July 1, balance. 4, payable September 21, IH added. No. i.-Three-year-olls Foals of 1W7: Mile heats, best three la tit. Hubscrtptloa. 10i 3 of which must accompany each nomination on or before April 19, Ixnui S payable July 1; balance, 4, payable Beptember 24. JS added. Ne. J. Four-year-olds Foals of 1886: Bame conditions, payments and added money as Stake No, i -Prof ram of other races published later. Entries lo be made with 0. ROOT, See'y. U Klyrla. Ohio. New Stock! Wall Paper, From lOq. up per Dou bio Roll CHEAP GOODS, . 4UI.1 it. MTU )i. Good Goods, on the first Floor--don't have to climb' stairs to : see them. . P. E. JOHNSON, Faperhanger. Work neatly and thoroughly done. Carpets do not need fe be taken up, I furnish canvass to cover the floor. r EASTER HATS and BONNETS! The Latest Styles AT Mrs. F. D. Felt's, EAST SIDE OF THE , , - . ; PUBLIC SQUAIIE Ladies are Invited to 1 Call snd Examine.' '90. .": r i Have just received a very large stock, consisting of oil tTOviflllAa f V Q f AHA ir 4-in MfiMl-ni ' ' TTa..a m lnnjwn 4- tr- f Hartfords, Lowellsy Ingrains, Cotton Chains, Tapestry Body Brussells. All of the above we will sell at less than Cleveland prices. Buying from the manufacturers, we get all the discounts. Extra Super Lowells, Ingrain, 65 cents per yard. " " Hartfords, " 65 " " Higgins C. C. " 55 " " Brumleys, " 50 " " " Philadelphia 40 " it - U U 3Q l it 25 " " Three-ply " . 95 a a iQo u u Body Brussells 100 " " 1.25 " Extra Quality Tapestry 65 " " n a 80 " " ART SQUARES I2T LAUCE VARIETY OF ELEGAUT PATTERNS. Bns.Bnge Bugs OIL CLOTHS OF ALL WIDTHS, GRADES AND Our stock is now complete; very liottom Trices. "Will guarantee both Carpets ! J -A I prices, anu ac a less price man uie same quaiuy can be bought for in Cleveland. Laundon, Windecker & Go lfEPi OUTDONE, 3ut always outdoing our neigh bors in liberality to custo mers. We have or ganized a most Terrific Slaughter Sale In all branches of our clothing department, and until further notice will see, or rather HaHGiYBawayoEi ii TmrnensaSt ...... . j . ... . ... ..... .. .. ... . . In quantity we have more than all . of the other storjes in Welling ton put together, and in variety we also excel, while in price there can be no comparison, for WHEN GOODBICH GUTS. HE CUTS DEEP And don't make boy's work of it, either. We know that others sell cheap, but we will sell still cheaper. Come and see us while you have a chance to look at goods cheap. It will cost you nothing to look through anyhow. Remember we are on Public Square, next ilobr to P. O. E.:EMdoMcl: have all kinds, and at the and Wall Paper against any - il il I'J '..I . ".!