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Holmes Comity Republican.
H. G. TWte, T. B. Cxmnlnsham,
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Miixeksbdko, O. : : : July 1C, 1874.
EWING ON THE CONSTITUTION.
Hon. Thomas Ewing, the "Demo
cratic" member of the late Constitu
tional CouTention, from Fairfield
county, recently made a speech in
favor of the adoption of the New
Constitution. lie divided it into 4
heads, as follows:
1. It will give a better and more
efficient Judiciary.
2. The new Constitution will give
ns a purer government.
3. The new Constitution will give
us a cheaper goyernmen t.
4. The new Constitution puts
wholesome restraints on private corporations.
CURRENCY AND CONFIDENCE.
The act, providing for a redistri
bution of bank cnrrency, says the
Cincinnati Gazette requires fifty
millions to be distributed among the
'Western, Southern, and Southwes
tern States, on demand from those
State west of Ohio, inclnding her,
are deficient in this dispensation,
and may now have their share of
this fifty-seven millions. What we
have heard of the desire for more
"banking capital" that is to say,
more of the priviledge of issuing
bank notes as money constrains us
to think this distribution will give
on impetus to things. The amount
to be now distributed is more than
one quarter of all the paper money
before the war. Besides this, there
has already' been surrendered, under
the act authorizing banks to with
draw their deposit bonds on putting
up legal tenders to redeem the notes
secured thereby two millions of cir
culation from the Eastern banks,
which, with the further amount that
will be surrendered, for distribution
to applicants. If the statements of
necd.of circulation in the West, up
on which this act was passed, were
true,, this amount for distribution
must give great relief. The country
has now seven Lundred and eighty
six millions of paper money in the
form of greenbacks, fractional?, and
bank notes. It has probably 'one
hundred and twenty five millions of
specie. The currency is ready "to
move the crops," as soon as the
crops begin to be moved, it is cer
tain there will be a revival of busi
ness. Confidence ought to be reviv
ed by seven hundred and eighty-six
millions of paper money and the as
surance that the volume is not to be
disturbed this year.
HENRY COUNTY FRAUDS.
The committies investigating the
public expenses' of Henry count)-,
says the Cleveland Leader, have
scarcely more than commenced their
work, and they are surrounded by
indications of defalcations that will
probably foot up to about $100000.
It will be impossible to arrive at an
exact.knowledge ofthe amount sto
len during the last few years, be
cause a number of the books are
missing and the committee is ham
pered in its investigations by the
presence of Democratic office-holders.
All the leaders of the Demo
cratic party in Henry county are in
the ring, and there are no Democrats
of ability left to champion the cause
of the plundered tax-payers. The
Republican s are very feeble in the
county, and their voices will be of
little avail. The amount of money
stolen will never be fully known, and
stealing will be continued for years
unless some sudden change opens
the eyes of the deluded rank and
file of the Democracy to the great
wrongs practiced upn them. The
proofs of these thefts are so numer
ous that it is difficult to understand
how the blindest ofthe blind can
fail to see them. In one case a com
pany in Toledo offered to contract
for the stone work of a bridge for
$14,000 and the disinterested offi
cials of Henry county gave the work
to a Cm in Indiana. Thejobisnot
finished but the county has alrea
dy paid on it over $30,000. The con
tractors at once made a member of
the court house elique a present of
a beautiful carriage and another
member of the ring soon began to
build a $7,000 residence. He re
ceived a salary of only$G00 per year,
but he was very economical, and
tuis accounts for his saving about
$3,000 annually.
EFFECTS OF THE CRUSADE.
The Cleveland Herald says the
hot weather has pretty effectually
stopped the direct action of temper
ance people in the way of what has
come to be technically known as cru
sadingbut still the effects of the
winter and spring labors arc daily
apparent The Courts arc at work,
and suits under the Adair law aud
prosecutions Under the Criminal
laws are constantly coming to re
sults. Under the former law there
has been an increase in amounts of
verdicts, and instead of awards of
damages in small sums, sometimes
as low as $25, we now hear of $500
and$750. All liquor dealers tried
under Indictments have been con
victed, and a unmber have pleaded
guilty and been fined. The Court
of Common Pleas judges have signi
fied their intentions of sitting all
summer to. try the criminal suits, if
necessary, and the immense docket
can hardly be disposed of 'by No
vember even with the most vigorous
prosecution, and the most rapid
trials.
During theyear-1873, in Delaware
oanly, 44G sheep were killed by
dogs, and 849 were wounded.,..
Captain FreemanBriggs, of Shar
on, Medina countydied at his resi
dence last week at the age of eighty
one years.
They call it sitting oujthe door-,
step looking for'the "comet;" sever
al have it bad.
DEMOCRATIC DEFALCATIONS.
The investigations, in Holmes
County have revealed a deficiency
of $31,998.76. .There is also a deficit
of $100,000 in Henry county, and
the tell-tale books ofthe Treas
suer's office have mysteriously dis
appeared. Wayne is short $22,000,
Fairfield $100,000, Darke $37,000,
and Butler $150,000. And yet the
Democracy prate about their- hon-1
eaty and purity and want the Re
publicans turned out and themselves
installed in power throughout the.
nation.
EFFECT OF HARD STUDY.
nie enecis oi tne nam .study re
quired in the leading schools for
girls have just been sadly manifest
ed at Brooklyn. Mr. Henry A. Ov
ing ton, a well known merchant of
that city, has entered suit for the
absolute divorce of his daughter,
Mrs. George Spier, on the ground of
hopeless imbecility. Miss Ovington
graduated with high honors from
the Packer Institute. Her over dil-
ligcncc in study brought on epilep
tic fits, which became frequent and
gradually undermmded her mental
powers. It was hoped that marriage
might prove a cure, and she was ac
cordingly married to her present
husband. Instead of growing bet
ter, sue became worse, and is now
in a hopeless condition. She was
no doubt the pride of her instructors,
but idiocy is a dear prize to pay for
a high scale cf merit marks.
CROPS IN ENGLAND.
The serious fact is reported from
England and various parts of the
continent that the season has thus
far been exceptionally cold and dry,
so that besides suffering all the dis
advantages or tiroutu, tue crops
have been prevented by cold weath
er from ripening. It is well known
that the principal difficulty encoun
tered by the British farmer and hor
ticulturist is that of ripening his
crops and fruit. Grapes and peach
es, for instance, have to be surroun
ded "with high walls which shut on
Khc damp winds and concentrate the
heat of the sun, otherwise the fruit
dues not ripen and is lost. The
month of June has been live aud
ban degrees colder tuan tue aver
age Of the last fifty years, and the
couscquenccs threaten to be serious,
The river Tweed is reduced by the
drouth to a mere creek, and along
its banks the wheat is so short that
it lias had to be pulled by hand.
Europe will want all our grain sur
plus this year at good prices.
WeJnesday la it, the workmen en
gaged in demolishing the Nathan
mansion, 23rd. street, N. Y., dis
covered a night shirt, covered with
blood, secreted behind the dumb
waiter. It was taken to the Police
Central Office, having been claimed
by the police authorities. The name
of Nathan can be distinguished un
derneath the collar, though covered
with a large blotch of blood. Many
persons visitcd-the scene ofthe dis
covery during the day, expecting,
doubtless, that other evidences of
crime would be brought to light,but
so far have been disappointed.
CONSTITUTIONAL PROPOSITIONS.
FOR LICENSE.
"License to traffic in spiritous,
vinous or malt liquors, under such
regulations and limitations as shall
be prescribed by law, may be grant
ed: but tins section snail not pre
vent tbe General Assembly from
passing laws to restrict such traffic,
and to compensate injuries resulting
therefrom.
AGAINST LICENSE.
"No license to traffic in intoxicat
ing liquors snail be granted; but tbe
liencral Assembly may, by law, re
strain or prohibit such traffic, or
provide against evils resulting there
from.
A WOMAN'S PORTRAIT OF SAM COX.
The affectionate 'little gentleman
who has just taken his arms from
around Mr. Dawes' neck is Samuel
Sullivan Cox, formerly of Ohio,now
of New York citv. "aunset (Jox,
"Sunbeam Cox," "Dewdrop Cox,"
are the soubriquets bestowed upon
aim by ms approving and admiring
brethren. He is a little, swinging,
prancing man, with black hair, and
a white spot in the center of his
head about the size of a dollar. He
has daik skin, black eyes, and
musical voice, wnen be makes a
speech he olten turns down his col
lar slightly, turns up his sleeves,
swings a pocket-handkerchief in his
band, leaves his seat, comes down
in the front isle, where half of Con
gress gather about him to laugh and
have a good time. His speech on
the expense of a moth to the gov
ernment, last winter, was the witti
est or the season. He is as amiable
as he is bright, and though a Dem
ocrat ofthe Democrats, he is the on
ly sunny force or the minority who
never loses his temper or makes
himself disagreeable, no matter how
exasperating inav be his fantastic
speech. He is, moreover, a man of
more than ordinary culture. Liber
ally educated, he is a lawyer, ha"s
been an editor, and is the author of
several books of observations and
travel, as witty, genial and sunny as
mmseit.
Not a single arrest for drunken
ness was made by tlicZanesville po
lice on the Fourth, a thing that has
not occurred lor years, lauv one
more for the crusade!
A young man named Grass, resili
ng near Alliance, suot at a pigeon
and drove a score of shot into the
arms and legs of liis little brother
standing close by. The pigeon flew
away unuarmed. mis sKiiiiui
marksman thinks of opening a
shooting gallery in Alliance.
The German government is about
to make another postal experiment.
Letters are to bo delivered immedi
ately from the mail railroad car to
such persons as desire to get their
correspondence in that way. The
object, of course, is to give mer
chants, bankers, etc., a chance to
get their correspondence immediate
ly on the arriVal ofthe train without
waiting for the tedious distribution
at the postofllce. All letters desired
to,, be sent in this way must be
marked "depot letters," and a
charge of $4 per month is to be made
of allawho desire to take advantage
of this hew arrangement,
a
FROM INDIA.
IVe are indebted to Mr. Eli Uhl
for the following letter for publica
tion:
PAMURU, INDIA, April 30th, '74
Dear Uncle: Here we are where
we were one year ago. it does not
seem so distant from Ohio as it did
then. The hottest weather is com
ing over the country,and we are now
traveling to the sea coast in order
to escape the severe heat. The Eng
lish have built something like civil
ized houses in the different villages
at distances of from fifteen to twen
ty miles apart. These are for the
benefit of officers of the army, for
European officials and for travelers-
They are a great blessing, and we
always aim to reach one of them in
traveling. You will understand
this when I tell you it is too hot to
travel by day, and that a person can
scarcely endure to stop in the little,
confined, unclean native hnts.
"We spentyesterday in one of these
bunnaloics sixteen miles back. It
was very sultry, and I hung my
thermometer in the coolest room of
the decaying building. At five in
the afternoon it sood at 9G Fah'r.
To-day it is not so warm, as it is yet
morning, and we are nearer the sea,
But I want to tell you how the
country looked this morning as we
moved on our way at dawn. I had
been dull and stupid from lack of
sleep and was listlessly riding along,
I was caring more to get to the end
of our journey.than any thing else.
All this while the darknes was
growing less, objects were becoming
more distinct and, presently, the
clouds became a gentle chrome col
or and the blue could be seen. My
thonghts ran faster, feelings came up
fresh, and I compared and contrast
ed India with .Ohio. Ourhorscsare
the same. The government road on
which we travel looks like the high
ways in the counties of Seneca or
Putnam, in August, but lie across
the level country with a much deep
er dust. Trees.line.tlie road, here
and there, and sweet voiced birds
are singing notes as they sing yon
dcr.lt is past harvest and the chol-
um stubble resembles a corn field in
March when the stumps of stalks
stand in rows over the fields; and
the rice and rawgy fields make one
think of wheat stubble; While the
castor-oil bean fields resemble some
land overgrown with thistles. The
straw stacks are just like the long
hay or wheat ''ricks" of Holmes,
and these India ryots "draw in" and
"top out" their stacks in the same
way as American farmers. At a
distance, the- Arabica Acacia, the
tree from which Gum Arabic is ob
tained, looks like a cherry tree and
awakens an old taste for the juicy
fruit we havo not seen for two years.
The Margosatree might be taken
for a low wide branching, thickly
leafed chestnut, at blossom time;
and the Palmyra and coaco-nut trees,
standing a mile or more away, seem
to be tall hickories with all the
branches except the very top ones,
trimmed off.
But this is all there is' to remind
me of my native land. All else is
m03t unlike. TJown by the road
side is no fence, no hedge. There
are no rails, and little paths separ
ate the fields, making the traveler
feel that he is on some road through
a great, uninhabited country. It
docs not look right to an American,
and the feeling is increased by the
total absence of any house, barn, or
shed. And then, in front of the
horses,goes an unusual vehicle. The
bare limbs of six men move at a trot
through, the dust and, with its poles
resting upon pads upon six naked
shoulder:, a ' palinquin is bourne
along with an occasional swing
Mrs. Dhl is in the box and there
no need of whip or reins or Une3 for
her human steed. It is our Indian
railroad with a torch glaring out for
a headlight, and the chorus of six
men continually saying 'ho ho,hc ho'
instead of the rush of the locomo
tive. They are going at 2i miles an
hour.
And all these things banish the
idea of Ohio. A couple hundred
years ago the people had stone
wheels to their carts; we meet dif
ferent things now, although here and
there a cart may be seen on its
wheels of rock. There "go some ox
en with tlraylike carts to their
heels. The wheels a re nearly seven
feet in diameter and very thick, and
the plan of the wheels and frame
came from the English. They move
slowly along ploughing the dust,
moving from side to side on the ax
les through the ruts, jolting and jost
ling heavily and rolling off about
one and one half miles per hour.
these are the wagons, carriages, and
express carts of this country.
Through the wild date trees or
the holly hocklike Portia trees along
the roadside, can be seen a heap of
rice or castor-oil beans. Near these
arc white objects just distinguisha
ble in the increasing light. They
are men or women covered with light
cloth and sleeping on the ground to
guard any one from thieving the
grain. It may bo several miles to
the nearest house or village, and so
these people are quite alone.
Here and there are some cone
or mounds of earth tapering to a
point and rising two, four and six
feet from the level ground. These
arc the homes of the white ants, a
little animal that works in the dnrk,
and tunnels out holes in the ground
or in solid wood. Sometimes there
are rows of these stacks of earth.
And all these things and ways arc
the new things of a, to me, newland.
You would not havo known what to
think had you seen what I saw in my
morning. After all, scarcely any
thing looked like Ohio, and Idrew
heavy breath as my mind quit the
old scenes niid my horse plunged on
throughjthe dust.
A brother missionary is with me
and he says he will talk to some of
the villagers, this evening, about the
great things of Christ. He can-
speak their own language as well as
they can. I see a temple of Vishnu
from my seat, and all this people be
lieve and carry out the false religion
of their forefathers. But I will tell
you more again. Let us abide by
faith, and a faithful life, in God who
has delivered us from many errors
and sent us Jesus for a -Savior.
Your Nephew,.
With love,
L. UHL.,
LUDICROUS EFFECTS OF THE APPEARANCE
OF A COMET IN 1712.
As everybody is on the qui vive
in regard to the Comet, and as all
sorts of ideas are "around" in regard
to it we give the following amusc-
ing sketch gleaned from an old pa
per:
"In the year 1812 Mr. VThitson
having calculated the return of a
comet which was to make its ap
pearance on Wednesday, the 14th of
October, at five minutes alter nve
in the morning, gave notice to the
public accordingly, with a terrify
ing addition that a total dissolution
of the world by lire was to take
place on the Friday following. The
reputation Mr. Whitson had long
maintained in England, both as
divine and a philosopher, left little
or no doubt with the populace of
the truth of his prediction.
"Several ludicrous events took
place. A number of persons in and
about London seized all the barges
and boats they could'lay their hands
on m the Thames, very rationally
concluding that when the conflagra
tion took place there would be the
most safety on the water. A gentle
man who had neglected family pray
er for better than five years inform
ed his wife that it was his determin
ation to resume that laudable prac
tice the same evening; bat his wife,
having engaged a ball at her house,
persuaded her husband to put it off
till she saw whether the comet ap
peared or not. The South Sea stock
immediately fell to five percent, and
the India to eleven; and tue captain
of a Hutch ship might not be endan
gered. "The next morning, however, the
comet appeared according to the
predictions, and before noon the be-
lief was universal that the Day of
Judgment was at, hand. About this
time three hundred and twenty-three
clergymen were ferried over to Lam
beth, it was said, to petition that :
short prayer might be penned and
ordered, there being none in the
Church service on that occasion.
Three maids of honor burnt their
collection, of novels and plays, aud
sent to the bookseller's to buy each
of them a Bible and Bishop Taylor's
'Holy .Living and Dying.' The run
upon the bank was so prodigious
that all hands were employed from
morning till night discounting notes
and handing out specie. On Thurs
day considerably more than 7,000
kept mistresses were legally mar
ried in the face of several congrega
tions. And, to crown .the whole
farce, Sir Gilbert Heathcotc, head
Director ofthe banks, issued orders
to all the fire officers in London re
quiring them 'to keep a good look
out and have a particular eve ou
the Bank of England.'"
OUR FREE GOVERNMENT.
Gov. Allen Recounts Some of its Advantages.
uov. William Alien, ol umo, ap
peared on Change in Cincinnati the
other day, and being called upon for
a speech, returned his thanks and
said: "It was no part of my .inten
tion to make anything .like a formal
speech, but I will tell you a little
thing that occured to me in ap
proaching this city last evening. I
asked myself how it happened that
tnere, upon that spot where a rude
fort, called Fort Washington, stood
less than a century ago how has it
happened that there stands uowone
of the richest, most intelligent, and
enterprising cities of the world?
And all this within les3 than a sin
gle century. It was a problem diffi
cult to solve. When the mind runs
back and looks over ancient Europe,
it sees there towns sitcated in every
respect with as many physical ad
vantages as the city of Cincinnati
still remaining comparatively poor,
notwithstanding they have had cen
turies in which to build themselves
up. It naturally occured to mo to
contrast the city of Marseilles, in
France, with the city of Cincinnati,
and to inquire how it happened.
What is the cause that here, where
there was nothing but a wilderness
filled with Indians less than a cen
tury ago, we now have a city of 300,
000 people, while Marseilles, found
ed twenty-five centuries ago, on the
Mediterranean, with all the advan
tages of commerce, through the
Straits of Gibraltar to ancient Alex
andria, a city settled by the Greeks
five centuries before the Christian
era, the very elite and the most in
telligent branch of the human fami
ly. What is the population of that
city to-day? With all its physical
advantages, it is about two thirds
the size and wealth of the city of
Cincinnati, settled less than a cen
tury ago. Now, my friends, I know
you are met here for other purposes
than to listen to speeches, but as 1
was called upon and asked to say
something, 1 wiIlc!osc my remarks
by observing that if a philosopher
were called upon to analyze tbe
cause producing these two tremen
dous results a city growing up iu
the woods in less than a century,
with a city settled on the Mediter
ranean 2,500 years ago, and that ci
ty, with its 170,000 inhabitants.
standing there still, while this city.
z,4UU years younger, presents a pop
ulation of 300,000. What is the cause
of this? It cannot be position, be
cause no city in the world is better
situated than this one of Marseilles.
It has a splendid and healthy cli
mate around it. It is part of one of
the oldest kingdoms in the world.
Why is it' then, that this a9kmish
ing phenomeou is presented, that
the city of Marseilles, nearly 2.500
years old, is to-day only two-thirds
the size oi Cincinnati, less than a
century old? Some cause exists for
it It cannot be climate, for Mar
seilles has as good a climate as we
have. It cannot be the surroundiug
country, for Marseilles has as fine a
surrounding country as we have. It
cannot bo commcicial position, be
cause she is better situated than we
are. And yet hero stands the bare
faced fact Within less than a cen
tury Cincinnati has come into exis
tence and grown to be one-third lar
ger. Some cause exists for that tre
mendous phenomenon, aud what
must it be? It is not climate, it is
not soil, nor want of intelligence in
the population, because, as I said
before, the city of Marseilles was
originally colonized by the most in
tellectual branch ofthe human race.
What is, then, the cause of this ex
traordinary fact? I will toll -ou the
cause the only one possible that
is
i-aicuia;
I
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cause is free government. No other
cause can be given, and I name this
in order that every man who appre
ciates these words free govern
ment may be stimulated to the
maintenance of that free government.
HOW TO KEEP COOL.
A contemporary has instructed its
readers how to keep cool in the heat
ed term; we propose to try our
hand:
Never go in the sun; it heats, your
blood.
Food is fuel, and furnishes heat;
eat no food.
Clothes prevent the escaoeof heat
from the body; wear none, or only
a loose shirt and drawers.
Work heats the system; do noth
ing. Sit in a draft.
Reading, talking, and thinking
generate heat; do neither.
Bathe every hour cf the day, and
take a shower bath between.
Wear a cap with ice in.
Sit with your feet in a tub of ice
water.
Call your wife or daughters when
you want anything; it is a cool op
eration. Drink iced tea, lemonade, plain
soda, and such; have a cool stream
running in all the while.
By observing these simple direc
tions one can get along without go
ing away, unless the effect sends
him off.
WOMAN.
An exchange says Western
Re
serve College has existed forty-eight
years, and has just admitted, for
the first time in all its history.three
young ladies to the Freshman Class.
Gradually but surely the woman
hood of our land is beginning to be
appreciated and an opportunity giv
es her to become useful as well as
ornamental. Her march to a high
er sphere never was more rapid than
within the past few years, and the
time is near at hand when the pro
scriptions and conventionalities
which have tied her down, and deni
ed her opportunities to help herself
as well as to help others, and to per
form her full mission .in life, will be
broken down and woman will be ap
preciated for her usefulness and
woman!' worth.
The Columbus Journal has taken
the trouble to poll the newspaper
press of Ohio on the question of the
adoption of the new Constitution.
Its report sums up as follows: For
the Constitution, 22 papers; against,
20; non-committal, 5S.
"Yes, George Washington was
purty great and high," said a Mis
souri steamboat captain, "but then,
stranger, he never owned a 3team
boat which could hitch past the
White Queen."
MARKETS.
Millersburg Market.
Millersburg Market. July 15, 1874.
FLOUIt,-(bbl, Retail, -WHEAT,
While Vl)li
WHEAT. Ued, Mlah,
COEX, per bush
ute, " -
BAKLEV."
i
80a90
OATS, Mbush. - -CLOVEIt
SEEU, buU,
TIMOTHY SEED, "
4
- 3&
1
1
WHITE BEANS, "
1-OTATOKS,
HAY, M ton,
EGGS, fliloz.,
BUTTER, (in rolll lb.
LOO
CHEESE,
J.AUU,
SHOULDERS. ttlb -
TALLOW,
UltlEU AWLES. V 1U-,
DRIED PEACHES. 41 lb..
l'ARED TEACHES,
KAGS, lb.
FEATHERS. 4 lb.
SALT, l bbl. retail.
S
W UUL, ! 10.
WOOD, per.conl.
S50S4
Cleveland Money Market.
CLEVELAND, July 14, 1874.
The following are tbe closinir rates orSpecie
anu liorernment securities m mis iuarew
Cuvinir. Selling.
Gold iWi no
saver large liw ii
Silrer small 103 105
Sixes oflsa, ex. conpons 110,'i MX
r ivc-iivcniies no t.ajn
Five-Twenties (ISM) 110 116
Five-Twenties USE) old UH)i 116
.VUve-AweiiUea libra. C4XlMttII& no
Five-Twenties UHrzicouixras 1I6 117
Five-Twenties (18CS) coupons 120?; 120.
Ten-Forties ex. coupons 113X 114
Cleveland Market.
CLEVELAND, July 14, 1874.
FLOCK-Whitc XXX i. IS 00
" White XX -. n
" Red and Amber 1 50
RVK KLOril... 60a8
WmlT White 1 zs
" Red -. 1 so
'I Amber 1 13
Cobs "Jc
OATS- 55c
Suoxed Meats Hams 13)tc
" Shoulders iy,a
" nacon li
" Pried Beef l:
Butter Mi24c
CHEESE TO
Eggs....:. - J.... 15c
PoTATots per bu .. 3I.30al50
LIED Hal2o
Dried Apples Ual5,'c
dbied peaches reeled aiasiic
Pittsburg Market.
PITTSBURG, July 13, 1874.
Wheat White
21 45
" Red t
" Amber
1 35
1 40
"4c
62c
CoBN
OAT3 ,
Rye
1 05
Flode WhilcXXX
8 00
" White XX...-
" Red nnd Amber...
8 25
7 25
14a
Smoked Meats llam-t ..
" Shoulders
Bacon . .
fl.Ve
BUTTER
EGGS
20a25i:
23c
CniKSE
12al3e
Laid ....
DBiun Pr aches Peeled .
li
14al5c
Dried Arri.ES
S'i:ll0,
Put AToKfr licr bid...- ,
I iu.il
New York Market.
New York Market. NEW YORK July 17, 1871.
Wheat White tl 52
Red ... 1 48
FLOUR-Cboice 4 8Qa5 35
" Superfine Western ... 5 SOaO 15
cobs.. . 84c
Oats . ... 64c
Rye..:. , .- 1 03c
Boas .-. 29a.Ho
BETTER.; v... 2SSC
Lard lie
Cheese 12alCc
New Advertisements.
"VTOTICE is hereby siren that a contract for
XI iuu ereciiou oi a
New School Building,
sub-dUtrict No. 2, Prairie Township,
Holmes County, Ohio, will he let to the lowest
es tuuniT, umo, win ne ice so me lowest
nsible bidder, on the 17th day or August,
ILKJDSlUie UllIQI
1ST-
Plan and mecifl cations orsaid buitdfne miv
bo seen at the office of the Township Clerk,
near IIolinesTlMe.
Alt uroixttais to ha seiiled ami accoinnanifHl
with adequate security that if accepted the
contract win Deeniereu 1010 nnu me perrorra
tin co of It uronerlv secured.
Must bellied with the Township Clerk by
v ciuciv iu. ui mm uay.
GEORGE MCCULLOCH,
O. Ja tUliAU,
IJuildirjK Committee,
July U, 1674. 43w4
T3TT A TTnTOT f Everybody to know that
W sfiJU 1 Jit JJ I wo have opened a Gen
eral ratenc Agcucy, sen raienis on uonimis
Eton, tako out Patents, uake Models for 1'a.t.
eiifcj, and hare for sale rights ofthe following
uu ap, l'ost iioie "iiTKvr, secret
tall road Lock ami Switch, and Patent Boot
Shoe LaUcr, nud many others. Call ou or ad-
9, U1LLEX & UUALs
10 Sixth (late St. Clair) Street,
4 ritUburr. Pa.
WA "WPTTTi We whl lvo encr
2XXl iLUJ.getic men and women
Business That Will Pay I
from II to 13 n dav: can be mirsued In Tour
own neighborhood and Is strictly honorable.
rarucuian ireo, or samples worm several uoi
lars that will enable you to ro to work at once
will be sent on receint of 50 cents. Address
LATH a U St CO., m Washington Street,
Uoiton, aiass. twi
In
for
tne
the
in
cd
Atlantic & Great Western
RAILROAD,
THE
Great Broad-Gauge Route
BETWEEN THE
East and the West.
East and the West. Summer Arrangement, June 8, 1874.
(Eastward.)
STATIONS.
XO.S.
So. It.
Leave
Millersburg
Akron
Ravenna
Leavittsbnrg
Greenville
Ueadville
Corry
Jamestown
Arrive
Salamanca
HornelUvllle .
Corning ....
Elmira I
Bingbampton !
Sew York
Albanr
3J13P31
821
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7.18 AS!
805
850 "
10.10 '
11JS "
1235 Pll
1 3
11.25 "
liJOlK
2J2
MS "
4.80 " SO "
&30 ' 615 "
110.03 " 8.03 "
10.SS " &3g -I12.2SPU
10.5S"
7SO " 7.05AM
8.00 " &20 "
Boston via. Blnghton
lOOOAXl 4-50 PM
Boston via..aew lora
BJO 450
Going West Leave Akron at 6:43 a. m. and
:i p. ra. ; arrive at Cincinnati &ta,ujp.m.
and 6:00 a. m.
So. 2, EXPRESS, (Daily,)
Sleeping Coach from Cincinnati to Sew York.
Passengers can secure berths in this coach
through the train conductor. This train also
permits a day view on the entire length of the
Susqnebanna and Delaware Division or the
Erie Railway, embracing tha most romantic
scenery upon the continent.
So. 12. EXPRESS. Daily. To this train is
attached a SLEEPING COACH, which runs
through to Sew York without change. A first
class passenger car is also run through to Sew
York without change, by this train, for the
accommodation or those who do not desire
sleeping coach location. No extra charge for
seats m mis inrougn car.
For further information as to time, fare and
connections, apply to the local agent, asking
for tickets via. the ATLANTIC AND GREAT
WKVTUiN BROAD UA11GE llOUTE.
So "stop-over" allowed uimn local tickets.
Local passengers must purchase tickets to
their first stopping place, and may then repur
chase from that point to destination.
W. B. SHATTUC,
General Passenger and Ticket Agent.
CINCINATI, O.
P. D. COOPER, General Superintendent,
Cleveland, Ohio.
IMPORTANT JO INVALIDS;
JUST PUBLISHED,
01
DB. J. W. SYKES,
Tor 3 years exclusive practitioner In
Chronic Diseases, and for eiglit
teen years located at
191 Penn Street,
PITTSBURGH, PA.
Price, (by mail,) IO cents. Address
DR.J.W. SYKES,
Pittsburgh, Pa.
01
A large Pamphlet of 48 pages-
Table of Contests :
0 the Kature of Catarrh.
Natal Catarrh.
Chronic Sore-Throat Laryngitis.
Bronchial Affections.
Treatment of Catarrhs.
Curability of Catarrh.
Tubercular Consumption.
Nature of Consumption.
Curability of Consumption.
Treatment of Consumption.
Asthma, or Phthisic.
Curability of Asthina.
Heart Diseases.
Dyspeptic Disorders.
Diseases of the Liter.
Diseases of the Botcles.
Urinary Disorders.
Female Complaints.
Scrofula and Skin Diseases.
Invalids desiring Truthful Information ron
cerning the above anil other Chronic ACfce
tions, should send for this book, and
Waste no more Time
on Patent Medicines, or Inhalations, or "Wa
ter Doctors,' n any partial or Inefficient
treat went.
REMEMBER
that while you are "trying" some
Uoluen Discovery" or "Lung Cure,"
treatment based on Inhalations,
Tours Losing jcur Tims cf CuraMtj
DR. SYKES'
Mode of" Treatment
Is the fruit of over twenty years exclu
sive attention to Chronic affections,
and an experience embracing many
tnousanus oi cases,anu nas Deeu messed
in the recovery of hundreds who were
deemed past hope. It consists in select
ing for each case the medical means
best adapted to its cure. His patients
have the benefit of every new discovery
and theory of valued His medical re
sources include medical inhalations
both of vapor and of atomized fluids, to-
getuer wltu tonic, cleansing nnu regu
lating medicines of unsurpassed effica
cy, and hygienic and mechanical reme
dies or great value.
RESV L TS
OF
nil
Case ofS. II. Slttler, Esq.,
Of Leetonia, Ohio, Sick Fifteen Yean.
Discaso of Lungs and Heart, Fre-
qent Hemorrhages, &c.
Leetonia, Ohio, December 22. 1S70.
Dr. J. W. Sykes Dear sir: Ifeelit
my duty to make a just acknowledge
ment to you of the benefit I received of
your treatment from April to Sentem-
ber, 1869. When I resorted to you I had
but little hope or recovery, as X bad
hemorrhage of the Lungs almost daily
during twenty-two months previous, to-
getner coum not lie on mylelt slue dur
ing a period of fifteen years. The couch
pain, and constant oppression of the
breast made life a burdeu. After taking
your treatment ior tnree montns i leit a
decided Improvement; the hemorrhage
of the lungs had ceased altogether; the
oppiessiou oi tne urcast,cough,&cwere
much better, with a decided improve
ment or m v general Health : so that
commenced the second.coursc of three
mouths' treatment with more hope. Af
ter continuing the treatment (altogeth
er live months,) I felt myself entirely
n-eii, couiu uc 011 eitner sine and breatue
freely, yet I could hardly believe the
euro a permanent one. But now, lifti-en
moiillis have elapsed, and no recurrence
or hemorrhages, or cough, and 1 have
regained my roriucr weight so that
now fell thaiikttil to God and to you for
your invaluable treatment in my case,
anu snail not cease 10 reccommcuu oth
ers similarly afilicted to youi- treat
mailt.
Yours respectfully,
S. II. Sitler
Home Estimation of Dr. Svkes.
Among others received by us. we take
pleasure In transferrin? to our columns
the following testimonials from the ed
itors of the Pittsburgh Christian Adto-
cae anu unuca i-resoyterian:
I'lTTSBUBO.MaylG, 1807.
Publisher Jleligious Telescope:
Dear Brother: I take the treasure
stating, for your Information, that
Dr. J. W. Svkes. of th s c tv. Is a rcl la
bleand skillful medical nractltloner.nnd
jusuyuisiinguisiicu in Mi spec;alty-the
treatment oi tne lungs. He will not
dishonor any words of commendation
you may make In Ills interest In the
Jleligwut Jeleseope.
Kespcctfully,
S. II. Kesbit,
Editor Pittsburgh Chrislain Advocate.
Office of the United Presbyterian,)
No. 74 Third Street, !
Pittsburgh, llav 20th 1867.1
Editors lleltalioui Telescope Bear's
Dr. J. Y. Sykct having applied to us
a letter of rcccommendatlon, we
take pleasure In statlnir that he has the
reputation here of being at tho head of
medical school in the treatment ot
lungs and other kindred diseases.
And further, wc are gratified at being
able to say that lie Is a Christian gentle
man, aud lu every way worthy of any
commendation that you may give him
your influential and wldeiv-clrculat-
paper.
vr mi mucli resnect. we are
Your obedient servants,
D. R. Kerr & Co..
Editors and Prop'rs United Prtbyterian.
45ml
COMING. COMING. COMING.
T IT
Great Leviathan Show!
WILL EXHIBIT AT
On Tuesday,
ft.
Warner c& Henderson's
GREAT
MUSEUM, MENAGERIE, CARAVAN?
Double Gigantic Circus,
Great Rom noiioi ana
'Atrv
POOR LITTLE BABY LIONS!
' ' BORN APRIL IGtli. i87.
Den of Performing Crocodiles
INDIAN BOX TRICK,
THE GREAT JUTAU.
Flying- Meteor of '1"lr,
And a multiplicity of new and startling novel
ties, maKing mis actually tue largess ana
snowoneartn.
Xow in the full zenith of prosperity.
Grand Oriental Procession !
at 10 o'clock A. M., followed by a
Chariots, .Camels, Elephants, &c.
TWO PERFORMANCES DAILY. Doors open at 1 and 7 P. M
Admission 50 Cents; Children under 9 years, 25 Cents.
Will also exhibit at SHANESY1LLE, Monday, July 27th.
E
'P
July 28th, 1874.
At!
Coming In all its maznlflcenee and magnitude
greatly augmented. Improved and enlarged to
ten times Its former size, introducing tbe
grandest and greatest aggregation of the age.
Every nation of the globe represented.
Wild Animals and Rare Birds
. From all parts of tbe world.
Special attention is directed to tbe Museum
Curiosities, tbe t
Mammoth Circus Troupe,
A. Mnnal&r VCnffrn Lions.
DANCING-' ELEPHANTS,
uesi
long line of Golden Palace Cages.
"PSYCHOMACT. or SOUL CHAKMIXG."
-tUow either sex may fascinate and gain
the Iove& affections ol any person they choose
Instantly. This simple, mental acqulrment
all can possess.f ree, bj mail. for25c, together
with a marriage guide, Kgyptian Oracle,
Dreams, to ladies, wedding-night' Shirt. &c
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FREE TO BOOK AGENTS !
An Elegantly Bound Canvassing Book for the
dcs. ana cneapest ramiiy uieie cTerpuuiisn
d,Tvill be sent free of charge to every book
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lustrations, and airents are meetin with, un
precedented success. Address, stating expe
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are doing. NATIONAL PUBLISHING CO.,
Chicago, III St. Louis, Ma, or Philadelphia,
Ira.
PnrAflrmnri. JTnrnunrnnH. To be fore-
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the ailments caused by debilitating Sprinand
summer weamer is to maKeiiree tue oi
Which will make tbe Liver active, assist Di
gestion, Purify tbe Blood, strengthen the Ute
rine ana Urinary Organs, invigorate the' ays
tern and make you enjoy life as you ought.
Price
tl a bottle.
18 Piatt
it, X. Y.
Pfioll Wfurno A splendid paying bu
VuoJl II is Cosiness for your leisure
hours, or yonr entire
time, at home or travel-
Outfit Free.lhfr ir tJSSJSi
and complete outfit sent free to those who
will act as our agents. No capital required.
We most have an aeeot in everr town. Write
at once and secure the Agency. Address Al
den, Hull A Co., 0 north Howard street, Bal
timore, MU.
200 Pianos Organs
New and Second-hand, of First Class Makers,
will be sold at lower prices for cash or oa In
stallments, or for rent, in City and Country.
during this month, by HORACE WATERS &
SON, No. 4S1 Broadway, than erer before of
fered in New York. Sptclalty: Pianos and
Organs to let until tbe rent money pays the
price or tne instrument. Illustrated catalogues
mailed. A Urge discount to Ministers, Lodges
Schools, Ac
3000 Outfits Ordered in Advance.
A fSOVTO CIssssshm .
wanted "a TELL IT ALL "
Bv Mrs. Stenhonsp. AfSsit T.nV rf fv 9c K
the wife of a. Mormori HtVh PrlMf with r
trodnstlon byMrs.Stowe. Over S000 Outfits of
tuu cxiiuoruinary wort were ordered by old
Agents in advance. who arenowMnincu tn
40a day! Its salens without parallel" One
Agent (laly) sold S90 in one week.
Sales positively immense. Complete outfit free
Terms big.
tu n jjireni wuo mean uusines
Circulars
free.
Address QUEEN CITY PUBLISHING
CO., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Sharpsi Specific cures Dyspepsia, Liver
uomnialnt. Cons.tiua.tfon. Vnmltinu rtw
Sour Stomach. Water Brah, Heartburn, Low
Spirits, Ac In thirty-fire years never failing
to cure tho most obstinate cases. Sold by
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Rich Farming Lands
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Ten Yar Credlt,lnteret only 6 per ct.
Send for "The Pioneer."
A handsome Illustrated Paper, containing the
Homestead Law. A new number just pub.
luucvi, luaiivu iroc 10 an parts oi me worm.
Address, O. P. DAVIS,
Land L'ommisifoucr, U. P. It. It. Omaha, Neb.
For
COUGHS, COLDS, HOARSE
NESS, AND THROAT DISEASE,
Use
I
i
PUT UP OyLY IN BLUE BOXES.
A Tried and Sure Remedy.
Sold by Druggists
MADAME FOY'S
Corset Skirt Supporter.
For Health, Comfort and
Style, Is acknowledged the
it us
IT ARTICLE of the kind
ever made. Numerous Tes
timonials in Its favor arc be
ing received from all parts
oi idu unueu aiaies.
Lady agknts Wanted.
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Sole Manufacturers,
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ARNOLD & BANNING,
New York Agents.
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i
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New Goods
WHOLFJIDBALL&C
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ing at
Less Than Panic Prices.
FOR
Casl or Coonttr Pr
WOOL. WOOL.
WSOLF, TIDBALIi C Co
Are In Market for
50,000 lbs.
Good Clean "Wool
For which they will pay tho highest Market
race in iosn or exenange ior goous.
Wholf, Tidball & Co.,
ARE SELLING
Tea at 50 cents ier Foil
The Best in town for tbe price.
OHIO TEST OIL
v Twenty Cents per Gallon, at
Wholf, Tirlball & Co's.,
Utt MILLERSBURG, O.
THE NEW IMPROVED
AWARDED
The ."Medal for Progress!"
At Vienna, 1873.
Tha lllglicU Order of "Medal" awarded at tbe
Ex position.
No Sewing Machine Received a Higher
frixe.
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0. Is most easily managed by the operator.
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aud machine can be threaded without passing
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7. Design Simple, Ingenious, Klcgant,form
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length of stitch at any speed. Has onr new
Thread Controller, which allows easy move
ment of needle-bur and pi events Injury to
thread.
& Construction most careful and finished.
Is manufactured by the most skillful and
experienced mechanics, at tho colebrated
Remington Armory. 1 1 Hon, N. Y.
Clove-land Offlco, 270 Superior St.
ISml
$57.60
er wesk. Will
Newar.
tides lust nateuted. Samples sent free to all
Addrats W. 11. Chidkbtib, S57 Broadway, N.
ia
Ayer's
Cherry Pectoral,
For Siaeaaes ofthe Throat and Lnnjrs,
such aa Coughs, Colds, Whoopins
Coofih, Bronchitis, Anthma,
and Consumption.
Amour the creat
discovenea cf mod
era science, few are
of more real value
;to mankind than
fthls effectual rem
edy for an diseases
'of the Throat and
Lungs. A vast tri
al of its virtues,
throughout this and
other countries, has
shown that It does
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timony of oar best citizens, of all cksses, es
tablishes the fact, that Ciikert Pzctokai.
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other medicine. The most dangerous affec
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remarkable as hardly to be believed, were
they not proven beyond dispute. As a rem
edy it is adequate, on which the public may
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the forerunners of mere serious disease, it
saves unnumbered lives, and an amount of
suffering not to be computed. It challenges
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Every family should keep it on hand 83 a
protection against the early and nnperceived
attacks of Pulmonary Affections, which are
easily met at first, but which become incura
ble, and too often fatal, if neglected. Tender
lungs need this defence; ana it is unwise to
be without it. As a safeguard to children,
amid the distressing diseases which beset ths
Throat and Chest of childhood, Chzbbt
Pzctobai. is invaluable; for, by its timely
use, multitudes are rescued from prematura
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against ordinary colds, securing sound and
health-restoring sleep. No one win suffer
troublesome Influenza and painful Bron
chitis, when they know how easily they can
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Originally the product of long, laborious,
and successful chemical investigation, no cost
or toil is spared in making every bottle in the
utmost possible perfection. II may be confi
dently relied upon as possessing all the vir
tues it has ever exhibited, and capable of
producing cures as memorable as the greatest
it has ever effected.
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Practical and Analytical Chemists.
SOLD BT UL DECOQISTB KVEBTWHZEE.
Ayer's
Hair Vigor
For restoring to Gray Hair its
natural Vitality and Color.
A dressing
which is at
once agreea
ble, healthy,
ana enecttuu
for preserv
ing the hair.
'It soon re
stores faded
or gray hair
to its original
color, with the gloss and freshness of
youth. Han. hair is thickened, fall
ing hair decked, and baldness often,
though not always, cured by its
use. Nothing can restore the hair
where the follicles are destroyed, or
the glands atrophied and decayed;
but such as remain can be saved "by
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hair is produced. Instead of fouling
the hair with a pasty sediment, it
will keep it clean and vigorous. Its
occasional use will present the hair
from turning gray or falling oSj
and consequently prevent baldness.
The restoration of vitality it gives
to the scalp arrests and prevents
the formation of dandruff, which is
often so uncleanly and offensive.
Frew from thosa deleterious sub
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tions dangerous, and injurious to the
hair, the Vigor can only benefit, but
not harm it. If wanted merely for
a HAIR DRESSING, nothing else
can be found so desirable. Contain
ing neither oil nor dye, it does not
soil white cambric, and yet lasts
long on the hair, giving it a rich,
glossy lustre, and a grateful perfume.
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Practical and Analytical Chemists,
LOWELZ, 3CASS.
BOLD BT AIX DEUOOXST3 E V &K1 IV HEBE.
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MATTRESSES and SPRING BOT
TOMS Various kinds,
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AND
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J6J-AU ara respectfully solicited to call
examine our roods and prices
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Millerebnrg. Juno l!,T.-31f
0L1WSBURG SEMINARY
For Young Ladles,
HOLIDAYSBURG, PA.
Rev. JOSEPH
VfAUGH, Principal.
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