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A1B09 LAYIHAK, I E4tor-.
MAY 4.
The Ohio Legislature and Mr.
The Ohio Legislature and Mr. Stanton.
With an air of proud eatisfactlon, the
Republican members of the Ohio Legisla
nri hifinrspd Secretary Stanton, unre-
ervedlr' anS unqualifiedly. In hini they
had bimndless faith. There was no guile
IrflilmV' He was Radical to the core. He
d!lljhrel to' make hU meals oa-roasted
Rfthels and Conoerhcads. President J ohn-
box they could not and would not Indorse,
His patriotism was not pure. He could
uot he trusted. There was danger that he
would play into the hands of the '-Copper-
heids" by undertaking to torce Into Urn
irress unsanctifled, anwashed and un
combed Rebels, who would be exceeding
ly nffetieive to the polished "WAdr, the
amiable Schknck and the powdered and
Beriumed SiMNr.K. Now, that Mr. Stan
ton has taken sides with the President and
against the Republican majority In Con
crrMs. would it' not be well for the Ohio
LoKlelature to be called together In extra
session to cancel their Indorsement or Air,
Stanton f '
The statement detailing the Cabinet dls
cnsslon'oii the Reconstruction committee's
disfranchisement amendment, Is verlfled.
Tt Is stated that the report, before it was
given ti the reporter of the Associated
Press for publication, was approved by ev
ery member of the Cabinet. It appears
unquestionable, then, that Mr. Stanton
Btandsby the President, in his disagreement
with the Radicals, and that the Cabinet Is
much more iu accord with the President
than the country generally believed. With
truth it may be said that Mr. Stanton is
not likely to dignify any caue very much ;
b it his identification thus openly with the
President is an Indication .that ho looks
upon the "policy" of the Radicals as calcu
lated to overwhelm the HepuDlican party
with ineffable odium. Otherwise, it Is not
probable that he would abandon them. He
lias noticed the beating of the public pulse
through the recent election. It presages
the dissolution of the Republican party.
Death of Hon. William Johnston.
Hon. William Johnston. Representa
tlve in the last Congress from the Eighth
Ohio District, died at his home in Manslield,
on Tuesday morning, May 1st, and was In
terred in the beautiful Cemetery of that
place, on Thursday afternoon, May 3d. The
Shield and Banner, iu the course of its ar
ticle announcing his death, says :
M He contracted a cold while addressing
the people in the political campaign of 1804,
which serioualy ati'eeted his bronchial tubes,
and was too unwell to return to Congress
till after the holidays, in January, 1S05. It
hnlni' the shore session, he remained till the
4th of March ; aud by the urgent advice of
his friends spent the greater panoi nst
Summer, at the Danville Water Cure Es
tablishment, in the State of New York,
which greatly benefitted him ; returning
home, and attending to some important law
cases, his couifh became more troublesome,
and eventually pulmonary consumption
fastened upou'his lungs thus ending the
brilliant career of one of our most talented
members of the Bar, whose bright star was
In the asnendaut, and whose future prom
ised a still greater eminence as a Lawyer
and Statesman. He leaves a large family,
to whom he was most tenderly devoted, and
a wife who was unceasing in ministering to
his every want. May Heaven soothe her
bleeding heart."
We can scarce afford to lose such men as
Mr. Johnston at this time not, certainly,
without recording the loss as a public ca
lamity; and the poignant sorrow of that
gacred inner circle his own loved and de
voted family where his loss will be most
keenly felt, we may not interrupt by any
poor words of consolation that we could
give utterance to. We can but tender them
our sorrowing sympathy in this hour of
bereavement and affliction ; and invoke for
them the consolations that come from
above. -
The People Proscribing for Opinion's
Indignation is lndn'ged in against the
President by Radicals, because he removea
ofllce-holders for not concurring with him
In his political views. The people through
out the country are giving justification for
such removals by voting Republicans out
of office and voting Democrats in their
planes. This is becoming frequent. An
other instance of this kind occurred in the
city of Anderson, in Indiana, on the 1st
lustant, . where they elected the entire
Democratic ticket by majorities ranging
Irom five to fifty. Heretofore Anderson
was a Republican stronghold.
"Can We Bear More Debt?"
This question is asked by a leading Re
publican journal. The wholesale plunder
ing the country has been subiected toby
Republican officials, of one sort and anoth
er, during the last five years, and the leg
islation of this Congress that has a tendency
to protract the disordered state of the coun
try would seem to indicate that the Re
publican politicians think we can bear any
amount of debt.
Vast Deal of Comment.
The Cabinet discussion of the Recon
struction committee's "policy" furnished
au item for very general comment in Wash
ington political circles on the 2d Inst. Mr.
Stanton, in bis newly assigned position of
supporter and applauderof the President,
wag the universal theme. It don't add to
the happiness of the Radicals a particle.
Will they Notice this Touching
With particular pains every utterance of
a Southern journalist, speaker or lady,
that can be distorted to the prejudice of the
Southern people, is retailed by Republican
journalists. . Will they be as quick to lay
the fact before their readers that on the 26th
of Aprir the ladies ot Macon, Georgia, dec
orated the graves of the deceased Federal
and Confederate soldiers that were burled
at the old cemetary la Macon? . The graves
were adorned by them indiscriminately.
A majority of the Cabinet are in favor
of the reconstruction report. Morning
Journal. . .
, Where did you get your authority for
that statement f -
The Tenth Congressional District.
The Putnam County Sentinel of the 23th of
April contains an article oh "the Congres
sional Campaign" in the Tenth District
iwhloh may be regarded as hftvlng consilium
able significance. It thinks that AshlkV
will again secure thq Radlcf'i Wmtnatiofr,
being the best manager Pn that side; and
suggests that Hon. W. D Hill, of the Ohio
House of Representatives' from Dellance,
b made the Democratic candidate againat
lilm. We make the following extract from
the SentineVt article :
"For our sralns and improved prospects in
the Western part of the District, the IVm
Of jatlc puny Is under obligations to Hon.
W. D. Hill, of Defiance, perhaps more than
to any other one man : and there isagrow
lng disposition on the part or thinking infill
in our Dartv to enlarge the field of his la
bors by making him our standard-bearer in
tlie comiiiir (loniressionHl camoahrn.
"Without intending any dinparagemeutof
other members of our remarkably taienteu
representation in the State Legislature, Inst
winter, we only express current opinion
when we tav. that no Democrat in either
house won a finer reputation for tact, judg
ment, firmness of principle and strength of
character, and no one exceiieu mui as a
readv. Rkillf ul and eloaueut debater. On
the stump, before the people, Mr. Hill would
furnish 'Colorado Jim' abundantly with
the kind of opposition he has long needed,
and in Congress he would represent the
neonle of the Northwest District as we De
lieve an honest majority of them have long
" It Is proper for us to'say, that we make
public these suggestions without ever hav
ing heard that Mr. Hill io?ires or wouiu
even accept a nomination for Congress."
We take great pleasure in indorsing what
the Sentinel says of the ability and efficiency
of Mr. Hill as a legislator; and we know
of no one In the District who is more elo
quent and effective before the people
Should he be nominated and elected, he
would make a most creditable Congress'
man such an one as the Tenth District
ought to have; but it is notour province to
express a preference as between Democrats
who may be candidates for nomination
that belongs to our friends In the District,
who will doubtless make a wise selection
from among their many able and distin
guished publio men. They will elect the
nominee, whoever he may be.
The Tenth Congressional District. Capt. W. H. Gill.
Captain William II. Gill, a very worthy
gentleman, and who for the past live years
has acted as Military Store Keeper at this
locality, has. at his own request, been re
lievrd, and turned over the Government
property, etc., to Captain Hull. Captain
Gill, in his retirement, takes with him the
kind wishes of a host of friends and ac
quaintances for his future prosperity in
whatever business lie may ciuuarK, wnue
all will acknowledge with pleasure his ef
ficiency as a public officer and his worth as
a private irentlcman. Cincinnati National
Capt. Gjll will be remembered as an
efficient Democratic Editor in years agone.
lie was for a t'nie the editor of the Guern
sey Jeffersonian ; afterwards he edited a
paper in Noble county; and when he was
appointed Military Store Keeper by Presi
dent Blcbanan, he had just retired from
the Xtw Lisbon Patriot. We believe lie
was in Kansas in the discharge of his offi
cial duties until the late war broke out,
when he was transferred to Cincinnati. He
has our best wishes for future success.
Birds of a Feather.
The Radical politicians seem to be all of
a piece, wherever they are louud. Luckily
there are some honest men among them, and
they serve to reveal the doings ot the ma
jority. One of these rare birds, some days
ago, unuertonK 10 ventilate me uiungs oi
his party in the Legislature of Pennsylva
nia. Alluding to the extravagance of the
lower branch of that body, he said :
There were nineteen posters and folders
receiving $6.50 each per day. 1 he work
done by these nineteen men could be ac
complished by three or four boys.
One man presented a bill amounting to $4
400. The Auditor General thought the
charge enormous, and cut it down $S00.
The person presenting the bill did notcom-
rtlain, but gave as an excuse ior nis exorbi
tant charge, that he was to divide the prof
its with the Superintendent Jof Public
That will answer for a sample even of
Missouri Radicalism. But this Pennsylva
nia Legislature went further iu imitating
ours. The last days of its existence were
signalized by raising the salaries of most of
the officers in the State. The Governor's
was raised to $5,000, Judges' to $3,500. $4,
600 and $5,000. They Increased the pay of
all the county officers, and linally theyvoted
themselves $300 apiece. The fellows knew
where the milk iu the coeoanut lay as well
—St. Louis Republican.
—St. Louis Republican. The Enquirer Back in its Old Office
For the first time since the disastrous con
flagration which destroyed our oliice, on
the night of the 2'2d ot March, the Enquirer
is printed on its own press and in its own
Duilding. we, naving maue extensive re
pairs, are. temporarily back toourold quar
ters on Vine street, opposite the Postotllee,
where we shall be located for several months
before we take possession of our new office
on Vine street, between Sixth and Seventh,
which by that time will be ready lor our
—St. Louis Republican. The Enquirer Back in its Old Office —Cincinnati Enquirer, May 1st.
Grand Encampment, I. O. F.
The Grand Encampmentof tie Independ
ent Order of Odd Fellows, of the State ot
Ohio, commenced its annual session in this
city to-day, at Odd Fellows' Hall, corner of
Second and Jefferson streets. There is
quite a full representation from all parts of
the State, and tne proceedings are oi a very
interesting character. The session will be
continued during to-morrow.
—Dayton Empire.
A Model Officer.
The Postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, anx
ious to keep out of party strife, declares
that he has been too busy to read either ot
the Presidential vetoes, and therefore can
express no opinion upon them. Discreet
officer! He knows that in this case "ignorance
Is bliss."
—Pittsburgh Post.
Accounts from Louisiana report the
killing of large numbers of horses and
mules in the northern part of the
State by buffalo gnats. One planta
tion lost thirty-eight mules and horses in
one night, another twenty-five, and others
from tllteen to twenty each. The buffalo
gnat Is quite a small insect, prevalent gen
erally iu river and creek bottoms at some
seasons of the year. Great numbers of
them will Hit about and settle on a horse,
until tbey so fill bis nostrils and throat as
to produce strangulation. Riders, have
often lost their horses in this way while
going through a locality infested by tbeui.
Smoke is sometimes used to keep them off.
—Macon (Ga.) Journal and Messenger.
That's Right—Jubilate.
' There is talk of the Republicans getting
up Jubilating; demonstrations over the re
port that they have elected a few supervis
ors in Michigan. By all means, let the
demonstrations be got up; for the time is
not far off when they will have no party
victories to rejoice over. . ' . .
Wx had the pleasure of a call from Judge
Van Tkcmp, General Schleich and Hon.
C. D. Martin, yesterday afternoon. They
report the prospects for the Democracy in
old Fairfield nattering. Tbey are stopping
at the American.
Disorderly Conduct on the Part of
During the past few days there have been
mustered out, near Louisville, somo 1,200
hegro soldiers, all of whom have been
thrown into our city to act and do as they
please. During Saturday night and Sun
day the negroes seemed to have taken pos
session of certain portions of the city, that
is, it we may judge Irom what occitrreu in
the police court of yesterday, there being
no less than twenty or thirty eases present
ed for being drunk and llrlug their pistols,
loaded with balls, in the street, regardless
of the lives of the parsers by. To go to
work and enumerate the vnrioiis'ontrages
on the part of negro soldiers would occupy
more space and tune than we wisn to uevoi.v
to the subject at the present time, but we
may state that there are certain parties In
the city who will sell liuuor to these ne-
trroes. and thev. thinking they have the
same right and privih ges, if not more, than
other neoule. Woino veiv boisterous in
their conduct. Sunday nigut a number of
rows occurred which were occasioned oy
these discharged negro soldiers.
General Butler.
Fowler & WelN publish this result of the
manipulations of General Hurler's Dumps:
'You are sure to make what you touch pay
You are an excellent Judge of the value of
wovertv. Are ilmost skeptical in matters
of religion. Are uiore radical than con
servative. and If ever inclined to be con
servati ve are so from policy." Really, there
must be something iu this phrenology,
Jehu Blaik. a resident of Juckson county
Wisconsin, will he lOSyears old on the 15th
of May next. He was a soldier in the rev
olutionary war, as also.the war of 3812. He
never received a pension, can walk ten
miles per day. keeps his eyesight, aud loves
to converse with strangers.
Colored ladies in localities, under the
operation of the Civil Rights bill, order up
their carriages In front of dry goods stores
and oblige the white merchants to send out
goods for their inspection.
Tub Wool Growers of Stark county have
organized an Association, and elected II. R
Wise President, and A. Tontlus Secretary
for the ensuing year. The Association
holds a sheep-shearing on the 10th inst- on
the County Fair grounds.
Alexander McConnell, the supposed
murderer ot Mrs. Rosa Colvin, at Olmsted
Falls, Cuyahoga county, who was recently
brought to Cleveland from Ottawa, Canada,
was brought beforeja justice on the 1st inst.
but waived an examination, aud was com
mitted to jail for trial.
Thb Cleveland papers get up quite
sensation about a butcher in that city named
John Holmes, who cut his throat on
Wednesday night, because he was not mak
lng money fast enough. He was, however,
interfered with before he had successfully
completed the job.
Drunk and Disorderly.
There were Rix cases of this character
before the Mayor yesterday morning. Four
paid their tines and costs, and the other two
were committed.
The Warden Resigned.
We understand that John A. Prentice,
Esq., the Warden of the Ohio Penitentiary,
has resigned, the resignation to take effect
on the 5th inst. We have not heard of the
appointment of a successor.
Ben Buster Sold.
The previous sale of the noted Kentucky
race horse, Ben Buster, not having been
followed by the prompt planking down of
the " ready," he was yesterday resold at
Constable's sale. He was knocked down to
Samuel McElhinney at $115.
Everybody will find ittotheirfnferf to
look through the stock of Paper Hangings
ot S.Selleck & Co., before purchasing.
mj3-4t .
Among the announcements in the Cincin
nati Catholic Teleqi (iph of this week, we
find the lollowlug :
'Holy Cross. Confirmation and laying of
coruer-toneol a new U rinan Lliurcli. km-
luuibus, Sunday, 0.:tavu of As.eusiou, 13th
The Fastest Compositor Yet.
Heurv Pausch, a printer working in
this city, set over 40,000 ems pearl type be
tween 7 o'clock A. M. and 12 M. There
is not a lead in the matter thus set. He
will bet from $5.00 to $500 that he can do
it again. Who takes it? Somerset Demo
cratic Union take notice.
Franklin Common Pleas.
The Court was in session yesterday after
noon. The time was principally occupied
In reading up the journal aud in ordering
entries in different civil and criminal cases,
preparatory to a final closing up of the
business of the term.
Warren and West Virginia Petroleum
Oil Company.
The certificate for the incorporation of
this Company was filed In the office of the
Secretary of State on the 2d of May. Cap
its! stock, $100,000, divided into shares of
$100 each. The ofllce ot the Company to
be iu Warren, Washington county, Ohio.
The District Court.
The District Court for this county com
mences its session to-morrow. A jury has
been summoned, but It is doubtful whether
there will be a single case submitted to
their action. Most of the cases on the
docket involve not questions of fact, but of
law. It is probable the term of the Court
will be a short one.
Negro Soldiers.
We observed at the depot yesterday af
ternoon four or five car loads of Negro
soldiers that came in on the L. M. &C. &
X. R. R., and proceeded Eastward on the
Central Ohio. We didn't learn where they
came from, nor whither they were going.
They are probably some of those who are
being withdrawn from the Southern States
by order of the President.
Columbus and West Virginia Oil
. The certificate for the incorporation of
this Company was filed in the office of the
Secretary of State on the 3d inst; ' The cor
poratoM are Robert E. Neil, J. Van Biin
mer, Andrew Wilson, Jr., E. S. Sullivant
and Henry T. Chittenden. The object of
the company is that of "boring or digging
for oil in the earth and for refining or puri
fying the same." Capital stock, $12,000.
Principal office to be at Columbus, Obio,
with a branch office at White Oak Fork in
Wood county, West Virginia.
Oca stock of Wall Paper is the largest
and cheapest in the city.
The Monthly Stock Sale.
The second Monthly stock Sale for this
city and county took place yesterday on
the grounds near the northern terminus of
the street railroad. The day was fine, and
the attendance quite good. The farmers
and stockdealers of the county, par
ticularly of the southern portion, were well
represented. Some very line specimens ol
stock were offered, especially of fat and
grazing steers. The sales commenced early
in the day, and the biddings were quite
spirited. But the list ot tales which wo
annex, will best show what was done:-
Ryan & Wilson sold to Wm. Piatt, one
cow and calf for $02 50; to E. A. Fuller, one
cow, $15; Michael Ering, one cow and calf,
$1950; Morris Carey, one cow and call,
$10 75; Daniel Matheny, ono cow and calf.
' $51; E. A. Fuller, one cow, $10; same, one
cow and call, $10; II. C. Cooke, 5 cows,
$331 ; J. R. Walcutt, one cow and calf,
$1150; E. A. Fuller, one cow and calf.
$3-1.150: same, ono cow. $31.50; same, one
cow, $00; Ed. G wynne, 10 steers, $037; same,
20 steers, $1,375: M. Davidson, 3 steer.-'
$127.50. .
J. C. Cochran sold to J. Tipton one cow
for $50.
John Thomas sold to Mrs. II.Frnzor two
cows at $90 each.
J. Baiber sold to Mrs. Jennie Sawhlll one
cow and calf for $19.
F. M. Keener sold to II. M. Smith one
heller for $70.
1 E. A. Fuller sold to M. M. Davidson 6
steers for $285. and ono yoke of oxen for
$215; to J. Birber, 11 steers, $715.
F. S. Fuller sold to W. W. Keys, 14 steers
ior $731.
Total amount of sales, $5,303.75.
Hiram Wright sold to Henry Miller one
Spanish Merino buck for $19; to T. Leon
ard, one same, $29; to same, one same,
$25; to J. L.Gordon, one same, $25; to W
A. Neil, Jr. one same, $20; to Geo. Geigcr,
two same one for $10 and one for $18.
Samuel Hunter sold toE.Borrer, 20ewes,
T. S. Fuller sold to J. V. Dellickcr 72
ewes and GO lambs for $114.
George Geiger sold to W. A. Neil, Jr
Spatii-h Merino bucks one for $10 and one
for $18.50.
William McDonald sold to James Klnard
one Chester white buck for $3S.
Total amount of sales, $712 30.
W. II. Paul sold to G.S.Deming one
mare for $71.
George Geiger sold to A. W. Dolson one
mare $08.
Total amount of sales. $139.
E. A. Fuller sold to Chas. Asher one Jen
net for $07.
Wm. McDonald sold to Wm. Littler one
Jack $50; to James Harney one Jack $52
Duston & Durbln sold to James Uaruey
one Jack tor $41.
Total amount of sales, $210.
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The City Council—The Commercial's
The Democratic Councilmen who first
bolted, and then sent a note expressing
themselves dissatisfied as to the election ol
Mr. Coinsti ck as President of the Council
now express a willingness to accept the sit
uation H allowed a share Hi tne distribu
tion of citv offices. This the Linonu-ts re
fuse to concede as a condition precedent of
a return oi the delinquents to duty.
This is from the Columbus correspondent
of the Cincinnati Commercial. The Deni
ocratic Councilmen never bolted they only
efuscd to rccoguize the preteuded election
of Mr. Comstock, and they still refuse to
recognize him as President; and If he shall
ever become President of the Columbus
City Council, he will have to be legally
elected to that position. We know of no
Democratic Councilman who is at all dis
posed to back down, and dignify the farce
by which Mr. Comstock was put into the
Chair of the Council as a legal election;
ai d if any one should manifest such a dis
position, he would probably find a rougli
and stormy time among the people who
elected him. The citizens of this city are
abundantly able to compose their municipal
difficulties, without the impertinent inter
meddling of an office-holder who resides iu
Cleveland, and has no Interests here.
Enterprise, Renovation, &c.
In our rounds yesterday we happened to
call at the Grocery Store, southwest corner
of High and Friend streets, of Messrs.
Brooks, Merlon & Co. We found one of the
handsomest, neatest and best stocked estab
lishments we have seen in many a day.
We doubt whether Its equal is to bo found
In tho city. The storeroom, which is ca
pacious and airy, has been recently reno
vated, white-washed and painted; the goods
rearranged in an orderly and tasty style,
aud every thing presents an inviting and
elegant appearance.
AVe are pleased to learn that the enter
prising and accommodating firm of Messrs.
Brooks, Merlon & Co. are doing a large and
Increasing business, and this they deserve,
as they keep the best articles in their line,
and sell them as cheap as the cheapest in
the market, and often below the prices de
manded by many other dealers. We com
mend them to the patronage of the people
of the city and country. We say to our
readers, call and see how neatly and pleas
antly this establishment Is fitted up. The
sight ltselt will well repay a visit. Upon
inquiry you will find another great induce
ment to call there often, and that is, in the
excellent quality and cheapness of the
Van Amburgh & Co's Menagerie.
To-morrow (Saturday) morning this
mammoth establishment will make its en
tree into our city, and parade the streets
with its richly ornamented cages, and co
lossal golden chariot. The great tent will
be open both in the afternoon and evening
for the exhibition of a collection of living
wonders, such as are seldom seen. In ad
dition, there will be a variety ot pleasing
performances, by trick ponies, trained mon
keys, educated mules and the great per
forming elephant, Tippoo Salb. Mons. Da
vis will enter a den of untamed lions and
tigers. The Giraffe and other curious and
wonderful specimens of the animal creation
will be on exhibition. This menagerie has
been largely increased by many netf addi
tions, and Js the most complete in its de
tails of any now offered to the public In
this country. . J ; :.'
Democratic County Convention.
To the Democracy of Franklin County :
You are requested to meet at the usual
places of holding elections on Friday, May
18th, to elect Delegates to attend a County
Convention at the City Hall, on Saturday,
May 19th, at 11 o'clock A. M., ior the pur
pose of electing thirteen Delegates to at
tend the Democratic Stato Convention on
May 21, 18GU, in Columbus, O.
The Townships will meet from 4 to 6
o'clock P. M. Tin Wards from 7 to 8
o'clock P. M., to elect Delegates as follows:
No. Del. No. Del.
U "
a I "
4th "
sth "
Bill "
71 It "
Hlh "
01 h "
Munleomorjr Tp....
Truro ...
Jm'kflon " ...
minion " ...
Total Delegate!
S Jo (To non Township.... S
.. 3
.. 1
.. 3
.. 3
.. 3
.. 3
.. 3
.. 1
.. 3
.. 3
.. S
.. 8 Hhapn
.. 7 Tim ant
.. S M lllin
..11 llleuiliin ,
.. S N'.rwiL'h
Waahiniitoa ,
By order.
Chairman Dem. County Centra Com.
Cincinnati, Richmond & Chicago R.
R. Company.
Tho certificate of the lti;organl.aton of
the Katon it Hamilton Kail road company
under the above title, was Hied in the office
of the secretary of State on the 3d Instant
The reorganization is effected under theact
passed April 11. 1S01, "to regulate tho sale
of railroads and the reorganization of the
same." One of the principal offices of the
reorganized Company is to bo at Eaton, Iu
Preble county. Its object is to maintain
and operate the railroad from the north
bank of the Great Miami river to Ilamll
ton, in Butler county; thence to Eaton, in
Preble county; thence to the State line of
Ohio and Indiana, and Its continuation to
Richmond, Iudiana, as the same has hereto'
fore been held and operated.
Postponed Again.
The case of the City against WInfleld
Hicks, the hackman, for alleged disorderly
conduct at the depot, pending before Mayor
Bull on submission to a jury, was to have
been tried yesterday, to which time it had
been adjourned, but was again continued
for one week. Cause the attorneys not
being all ready to try the case. These re
peatcd adjournments will accumulate a fine
bill of costs for the defendant or the City to
Penitentiary Supplies.
Thcattention of contractors isdirectcd to
the advertisement In this paper of the Di
rectors of the Ohio Penitentiary tor sealed
proposals for furnishing that institution
with supplies of the kinds enumerated in
the advertisement. The proposals are to
be filed in the office at the Penitentiary be
fore noon of the 17th Inst
A Challenge.
Ens. Statbsmas : III your Issue of the
3d inst. you published an item saying that
in theollice of the Venucrattc union, puo'
lihcd at Somerset, Ohio, there Is a compos
itor who can and did s 20 000 ems in nine
hours and forty minutes. In the article in
the Democratic U nion, a line at the bottom
wishes to know it any person wants to bet
that he cannot do it again.
We. thecoinnosltorsof Tiik OhioStatks
man, wish to say that we will bet from $100
to 5500 that he cannot set cms in
nine hours and forty minutes on this paper,
taking the "copy" from the "hook" as it
If the compositor referred to wins the
bet, we agree to pay his expenses; if he
should he is to defray them M insult.
Columbus, Ohio, May 3, 1866.
Large and Extensive Auction Sale of
Household Furniture.
W.II. Sells, Auctioneer, will sell at No
70 West Gay street, on Monday, May 7th,
commencing at 10 o'clock A. M., a large lot
of Furniture, Horses and Carriages, with
the House. The Furniture consists of one
fine Piano, parlor Sofas, marble top Tables,
English tapestry Carpets, large French
Mirrors, canopy Bedsteads, Household and
Kitchen Furniture. Plated Ware, Stoves,
both parlor and cook. The house is one of
the neatest brick cottages in Columbus, and
has all modern improvements, such as gas,
good well and cistern, all which will be
sold without reserve.
maj4 d3t
Fourteen City Lots.
Will bo offered on tho premises, at public
sale May 5, 18GG, at 1 o'clock P. M, being
T. W. Tallmadge's South addition to Co
lumhus the sub-division of ten acres of
ground, in the south end of the city,
west side of High street, formerly the
Fruit and Vegetable garden ofC. C. Nor
ton ; inalosed by an Osage Orange Hedge.
Every lot contains fine fruit trees and
shrubbery of all descriptions, which will
be transferred on the day ol sale, as posses
sion will be given immediately. The lots
will be sold on credit, and at reasonable
terms. II.Mithoffhas purchased the house
with eight lots, aud Weudclln Salle a front
lot. Tho depot and mac hi no shops of the
Mineral (Hocking valley) Railroad are
expected to be located in the vicinity ot
these lots. The lots can be purchased at
private sale, previous to the time they are
offered as above, by applying to either of
the undersigned. ' t
Office, Ambos Building, No. 69 High street.
Columbus, May 1, 1866.
Everything is quiet and well regulated
at Kauffuian's Billiard Itoom.
U. S. Bonds for Sale.
The U. S. Accident Insurance Company
of Syracuse, N. Y, Issues United States
bonds from $1,000. to $10,000, payable on
demand, to the holder whenever death oc
curs by accident to the Insured.
The U. S. Accident Insurance Company
has deposited cash ALL CASH with the
Comptroller of tie State of New York, as
securities whilst other companies have
deposited railroad bonds, running forty
years, and other bonds worth only about
seventy cents on the dollar.
United States bonds for $1000 each, run
ning three years, for sale at $7.50, at No. 10
Gen'l Insurance Agent.
Everybody who wants to pass an hour
in healthy exercise, go to Kauflman's Bil
liard Saloon.
Gentlemen wishing Kood board and nice
rooms on reasonable terms please call at
No. 203 South High street.
A scientific and innocent amusemont
can be had at Kauffman's Billiard Boom.
[From the N. Y. Tribune.]
The .Committer of the .American Institute,
New York, appointed to examine Sewing Ma
ehines,made a long, elaborate and able report, f
much interest to lite public. They arranged the
Machines according to the stitch it made, in four
Clius First includes the Lock Stitch. The
Committee assigned this class the highest rank on
account of its elasticity, permanence and beauty.
At the head of this class they plated the Wheeler
tt Wilson Machine, and awarded it the highest
Class Second includes Uie Lock Stitch S utile
Machines. At the head of this class they placed
Howe's Improved Machine, and awarded it
the1 highest premium as 'a' Manufaeturinq
Clnss Third includes the Chain Stitch Ma
chines. At tltehead of this class they placed the
Graver liaker Machine, but they objected to
the slildt, and could not recommend it for any
CIuhs Fourth includes the single-thread Chain
Stitch Machines, such as the Wilcox & Gibbs.
Common Sense, &c. These, the DommUCei un
hesitatingly say, are of no account: ' ' -'
The Wheeler & Wilson and Howe Machliies,
are sold at "'
No. 13 East State Street, Columbus, O.
WM. SUMNER & CO., Ag't.
Tiie latest style of Hoop Skirts can he
obtained in this city only at E. Heed's Hoop
Skirt Manufactory, No. 21 East State street.
; aprie-codtf
Kai-fkman's Billiard Saloon is a pleasant
place of resort for gentlemen.
New Advertisements
senlrd to tho Comity Cnmnii.'dionersnf Fmnk
lin coua'y, at their Juus term, praying lor the loos,
tivn nf s Count Koa I. hniriniiinit at tho south line
of Win. Shruni'n Mini; thence runnini in a southorly
direction with tbe (Juluiubua and Dolawaro hond
on the Tmt Hid of the Oientangy river, nrnin the
aaid riverat the old Hunter lorn: thence mt-Uh
1 the north Me of the Oleuuuut Trolling l'ark, iu
temectinir Neil's avenue,
1 April its, A. I), lsso. may4-dlt&w4
Columuus, May U, 1800. )
this Institution with Supplius, a soh"iluled
liclnw.will bo receive 1 at this office until T1IUK8
DA V, MA V 17th. ihoo, at l'J o'clock M. :
300 bblsflne Flour.
r,5 - XX "
ItiO bu'h lienns.
bbls II.. kmc Salt.
Euu lbs Collee, iiiaae from Teas, Chickorjr and
1 sack (rreon Rio Coffee, for hospital. ,
loo conla S ood.
liiiiulbi Sole leather (heavy Spanish.)
!l sides U p r Leal her.
SHOO yards Hickory Stiipe'.
2000 " heavy Sheoliiif.
6 doa heavy Kuxseis,
SIK) lbs Slunk inn larn.
(KI " Tobacco.
'.'0 bbls pickled Codfish.
The Directors and Wa-den resorre the rinht fo re.
joct any bid considorod mcuuipatiblo with tli inter
A..t of the SlAte.
Kach bid must be accompanied by a bond in the
sum of 5(1 per cent, ol the amount involved, condi
tioned thst the party making; the pr p isal will enter
into and faithlul') perform the contract, if the same
be an ard, d to uiin.
JOIKN A. l'KliMIC'K, Warden
Jis. i. Uatkh,)
John Mim.kk, Directors.
John Uuccu. )
Sheriff's ft ale.
i Levi Wacgoner , Common Pleas Court of
vs. Franklin County,
Sarah WnRHoneretal.) - Ohio.
IN I'l lts.!A,t i: OF AN OHDF.Il OF
sale in the above case to me direotcd. 1 will of
fer fur vale at publio auction, at the. door ol the
Couit House, in the city ot Columbus, ou
Wednesday, the Clh day of June, A. D,
at 2 o'clock P. M., the following described real ts
Lata. toiL :
jjots numbers two (D) and three (3) in Paniel
Wriiiht's aduition to the town nf Dublin, in Wash
ington township, Kranklincounty, Ohio, and arc the
. j i. .. I . ' i i' l. . .1 :
panic preiiunos e jiive.tcu uj inoiei (tmkui aim wua
to hliud bells, by deed bearing date Alarcb mo
I.nt No. 1 aonrnised at 200. lot No 3 at S75.
Also, about thirteen (13) acres ol land, situated in
Washington township, in franklin oounty, uuiu,
and bounded and describe I a follows, to-wit :
HeinK a partot a tract of land corn-is tin of about
one hundred and forty-two and one-h'lf acres, and
conveyed by Peter and Sarah Sells to William Wag
goner, Sr., by deed da'ed March 1st, A. I. 123, be
ginning at a stone in the post roid leading from the
town ot Dublin in said county to Pleasant Va'lcy,
in Madison county, Ohio, at the point where James
ilrown's cast line otosse said road; thence ea't with
said road to the southwest corner of fourteen acre!
of land owned by Charles Harvey; thenee with his
line northwardly to the south line of Harlem John
son's farm; thence with his line west to aaid James
lirown I line to the beginning.
AcDrained at .T 50 oer acre. '
Teiinsof Sale One-third of thepurcha e monev
paid on the day of sale, one-third in one year, and
ono third in two years, deterred payments to oe se
oured bymortcag on tbe promises.
Printer's lues ll.!!5
WM. DOMIGAN, Sheriff.
A. W. GraBah, Att'y inay4-dlUwtd
Of all descriptions, for men and boys' wear, selling
at prim to suit tne time".
apill7 ItMll ic HON
Extra Super Black Oro. Drains, all width.
" " " Lyons. Cords an I Annures.
" Plain and Tripple Chain TnfTeta. '
" ' Superior and Medium Hro. de Khinea.
" Doohle faco Kroeades in l)la:k and Colors,
Hlack and Colored Morie Aotioues.
Also, a splendid assortment of Fansy Press and
Rummer Silks, all boueht tdnce the ureal decline in
gold, and sold lar below the market value.
apr!17 HAI - At SO,
l. SOIU'.MliNT, embracing the most dosi-ahle
ity I os in lb market. All boughtsmee tne great de
olirie in prices, aud selling at great harcains
apr!7 BAlM A SON.
Umbrellas sold low at -. , "
aprll7 - BAIN'S.
. . -t -
aprllT BAIN A SON.
and qualities. ' '.' . J
Lancaster and Honey Comb quilts.
Linen Table Damask by the yard.
'' Linen Table Damask in patterns of all sir.es ; ;
Lace and Kmbroidered Curtains. . 1 ;
apkit s. Doylies, Towels, Crashes, eto.,et.
- All bought sinee the great decline,
aprllT BAIN A SON.
:,. -V"V ' ,V6
No. 68 East Town Street,
" ' ' ON '
APRIL 2GLh, 27Lh and 23th.
- Wrin Go'iiPLiHBMTs or - , ;
Mrs. M. A. Van Iloaten.
aprtS-d2w - ' ,
call roii
D it ., J . M I IT, pn'ON'8
xj via wA.Tun, ',
To be found at Jones iJSon's, sole Agents for Fran !
To be round at J
apW-OJnj '
! -j' '..;
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i ' , AND ' )
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250 & 252
For tho sale of A. K. YOUXU'S celebrated , 1
Adopted by Me-srs. A. T. Stewart A Co., of New
York, for their retail trade, to the exclusion of all
it her maVes. . mav3 , .
- ! l' . '.4.
Invite attention to their fine assortment of
Nowopenin, and to which accessions will be mad
daily through the season, embracing
EBgIlnh and Scolcb Niiitings,
Spring Overcoating,
French and Knglfoh Uroadclotha
iHopsacka and
Ilannocklturn Nulling,
Yorkshire Melton,
French Coaling:,
Maracllle. Silk and
Cashmere Vetting,
Ate. 'j
rtememner that, we keep a better class of good!
than any other house in the oily, and n.ake our Rai
ments in the very best and most fa.-biunable man
ner. Therefore, we say that our goods aie cheaper
than those made by any other house East or West. -.
In great Tariety. . .
Ag'ts for Ballon French Yoke Shirts.
Youths, Boys and Children's Clothing, Cheap,
t public auction, . ,
'' n :? a
Situated on the onrner of Friend and Third streets.
and known m the 'Mareus Child! i'roperty." bale
to commence at 10 A. M.
I erins made known on day of saTe.
Plat can ha MAAti at mv storn. Nns. fl and T Nell
Bouse Block. MARCUS ClilLDS.
J. Or. NEIL & CO, v
Real Estate Brokers,
I tPT Vetotiata Hales and Lent of Real Estata!
Loans on MoitgagM, Ac. juayS dto ,

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