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mm (! JOHN MILLIKAN, Editor and Publisher. PLYMOUTH, MARSHALL COUNTY, IND., JANUARY 23, 1873. Vol. XVII No. 11. ATTORNEYS. . m. CBAMBT. a. X. RICHARDSON. Chaney & Richardson, ATTORNEYS AT LAW and REAL ESTATE Agents, Plymouth, Ind. Office in Hoham's Sew Block. W ill practice in SI are hall and ad joining Countiee. ftf. NOTARIES PUBLIC. AMASA JOHNSON. NOTARY Pnb'lc, Attornev, Counselor at Law, Authorized War Claim Agent, Pivmouth, Ind, Especial attention given to the settlement, of Es tates, Conveyancing, and the collection of Soldiers' Claimi for Pensions, Bounty Back Pav, and all thar War Claims. Office on Michigan street, over Buck & Toan's Hardware Store. 34tfJ R. D. LOGAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW and Notart Pcblic. Pet Office Tirownlee's Block, over Becker's Store, Pymonth, ind. Collections a speciality. jylSyl ED. S. FISH, Attorney at Law, justice of the Peace, and Inturance Agent, OVER the Post Office, in Kendall's Block, Ply mouth, Ind. jy!3yl CART). O. MUSSULMAN, 'Attorney at Law, Jieal Estate, and Collecting Agent, KNOX, STARK CO., INDIANA., WILL PRACTICE in all the Courts of Stark, Marahall and Kosciusko, Counties. The pay ment of Non-resideuta' taxes promptly attended to. jel3 OORBIN. JOHN DARNELL. CORBIN iL DARNELL, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Will Practice in Mar- shall and adjoining Counties, in every Court whan called upon. All business promptly attended to. Office in Corbin'a block, ammd floor .month, Ind. juu29-ly" j M. A. O. PACKARD, ATTORN EY at Ijiw and Notary Public. Room No. 1. Balcony Block, Plymouth, Marshall county, lad. 34ttJ JOHN S. BENDER, NOTARY Public, attornev at Iew. and War claim agent. Office Balcony Block, Ply mouth, Ind. 34tf A. C. fc A. B. CAPRON, ATTOREEYS COUNSELLORS, Real Estate and Collecting Agent, Pivmouth, Ind., are practicing In the law courts of Marshall and adjoin ing coontlas, and will give prompt attention to all Jgal business entrusted to them. General collect i"? apnt for Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. Particular attention given to the settle ment of decedent's estates and guardianships. Deeds, mortgages, and other contracts drawn up and acknowledgmtiBts taken. Office, Brownlee's Block ip stairs. J. C. OSBORNI. w. B. HESS, NOTART PUBLIC OSBORNE &. HESS, ATTORNEYS at law, will attend promptly to all profusions! business entrusi d to them. Par ticular attention given to real estate business, titles cxamlnsd and quitcd. Collections made and promptly remitted. Office on Michigan Street a few doors north of the Parker House, Plymouth, Ind. J. O. A S. D. PARKS.. T,TOR,ES' Couaifc-llers at Law, Notaries, Polic and Authorized War Claim Agents Bourbon Ind. Especial attention given to the set tlement of Estates, Conveyancing, and the collec ition of Soldiers' Claims tor Pensions, Bounty, Back Pay and all other War Claims. 34U PHYSICIANS. H. C. FRENCH, M. D. ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN SURGEON, (late Professor of Physiology in the Bennett Meli cal College, Chicago) and Ex Surgeon of the U. S. Army, has permanently located in Hohain's New Building, on Laporte Street, Pivmouth, Indiana, lor the purpose of practicing Med"icine and Surgerv ill accordance with the principles of modern Eclec ticism. Sjiecial attention to Chronic diseases aud fcnrjcry. Medicines supplied in all cases. (Lodg ing in office.) Office hours 9 to 12 o'clock, a. m. and 2 to 4 o'clock P. M. nio ly W. JACOBY, M. D. PHISlfliJi AND OPERATIVE SURGEON, 'Treats al! tiiseases according to the most improved and scientific plans. Special attention given to Chronic Diseases, Dis ass of Kemales, Deformities, Jm;.; aud perform all operations in Surgery. Office and residence on Michigan Street, third door sonth of the Parker House, nearly opposite the Bank, Plymouth, Ind. ism A. C. MATCHETTE, M. D. g. FRANCE, Sf. D. DRS. MATCHETTE A FRANCE, PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS, BOURBON, IND. The doctors request their patrons to call early in the day te insure prompt attention to patients in the country. Special attention given to chronic diseases and operative surgery. Office always open -nd one doctor In constant attendance no-10. DR. J. S. LELAND, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, Argos, Indiana, at tends to all calls promptly. m29vl4 T. A. BORTON M. D, HAS removed to his new residence, one door south of his former dwelling, on the east side Tf Michigan street, where he may be found and con sulted professionally. 34-yl A. O. BORTON, . DENTIST. Office 2d story Post Office Building. Teeth extracted without pain, by the use of Nitrous Oxide (or Laughing Gas). Tseth; from one tooth to a full sett, so cheap that the rich and poor can all fc-et them. Office open all day except muuuiji mi meauays. 134UI C. P. REYNOLDS M. D, "D EGULAR Piivsician and Operative Sureeon. of- XV fers his professional services to the citizens of Plymouth and surrounding country. In addition to the treatment of diseases common to the coun try, special attention will be given to Surgery, the treatment of surgical diseases of females. Night calls in town and country promptly attended to. Charges reasonable. Office and residence on west mtae oi Michigan street, three doors north of the bank, Plymouth, Ind, 34tf DR. HENRY HOLLOWAY, DBITTIST, OFFCE IN BALCONY BLOCK, LAPORTE, INDIANA. Teeth extracted with the moat approved instru ments. Taath filled in a professional manner. Full seta of teeth made of the beet material, and warranted as good as the beat. janl8-tf . Ceo. M. Dakln M. D. Physician and Surgeon, (Successor to Dr. A, Teegarden.) LAPORTE, IND. Dr. Datrin gives especial attention to the treat y's? ft Chronic Diseases and Diseases of women. T bives that disease is debility importance of v Jft'-'y; that causes of disease are depressing and ' vital power; and, therefore, selects such rem .es as restore and strengthen vital functions, and aive better renewal of life. He gives nothing to pull down, to reduce, to prostrate; not brings to Mar every influence that tends to build up and strengthen. Consultations free. Correspondence requested. Send stamp for circular, or call and see hjrm Office in Davidsow's New Marble Front Bnild- marS81y Ml ISC ELLANEOUS. McCUrDY HOUSE, SOUTH side P. Ft. & C. R. W., Wanatnh, Ind. Frank McCnrdy, Proprietor. Convenient and extensive accommodations. 34tfJ E. Moore. J. West. Moore &. West, Manufacturers and dealers in AX HELVES and Pick and Hammer Handles. Cash for good helve I timber, Orders solicited. 3ltf. PLYMOUTH, IND. C. L. BRINK, PLYMOUTH, IND., PROPRIETOR OF THE PLYM outh Plaining Mill, and dealer in Lumber, Lath, Walnut Bed Stuff, &c, South of the P. Ft. W. C. R. R., also, manufac turer of Mouldings, Brackets, and Scroll work of all kinds and patterns, at price-s more than 50 per cent below the Chicago and Milwaukee rates. And the work is warranted to be inferior to none. iv!3yl EXCHANGE BANK OF BUCK 9c TO Aft, Plymouth, Indiana. XXTK BUY AND SELL Foreign V T and Domest'c Exchange. We receive Deposits payable on de mand, and make collections in any part of the United States and Europe. We issue Letters of Credit and draw drafts direct on our correspondents in over 150 cities in Europe. "OFFICE IN OUR HARDWARE Store, No. 9 Michigan st. july20tf NUSSBAUM & MAYER WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ON THE EAST SIDE OF MICHIGAN ST. PLYMOUTH, IND KEEP EVERYTHING OF THE best quality in their line, which tliey pro pose to sell on the most reasonable terms. They will buy all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, HIDES AND PELTS, or which they wtll pay the highestmarket pries in cash, Furs baing made a specialty at this honm. all per sons who firing thoir Coou, Mnskrat, Oppossimi, Mink, Iter, and other Furs ran feel assured that they will rrceive the highest, cash pike, octli-uitj. What I Know About Trimming. Since the days of our rrandmothors, there has never been such a rage for trimming upon ladies' dresses and suits at this vear; and the most popu lar is the so called French fold, made lrom bias, material, put upon the d--ess in a varicl v if styles. To trim dresses at the present day without the vari ous Sou ing. Machine attachments would bu an iin posibility. A young man in C'hicajo has jurt indented an improvement for all Sewing Machines, with which to put on the told as fast aud as easily as an ordi nary hem ran be made. The name "implement is also a prai tical Binder and tptod lleminer. It is being made and sold bv the Leslie RuAlur Company, and is a valuaWe addition to the Sewing Machine. It is called Jgftnt's French Trimmer, and will be sold by allowing Machine Agents. Chirtiyn -.'vroiHff Pout. Leslie Ki kpi.eu Co. 84S Wabash Av. Chilli. W. D. CA M ERO N MERCHANT TAILOR AND UEAUk IN CLOTHS, VESTINGS, Cassinieres, Trimmings, Etc., lie is also getting up clothing in the newes' und best styles. All work warranted to give satisfaction. Cutting done on the shortest notice John S. Bender's Reliable Insurance, NORTH MISSOURI Assets 0vero;$90,000. Home Columbus, Ohio, Cash Assets, $S71,000. ' FRANKLIN, INDIANA. Capital $500,OOC, neither of which is affectedby the Bos to fire. Policies issued in the above sterling and reliable Companies at fair and equita ble rates. J0HN1 S. BENDER, Agent. Plymouth, Indiana. REAL ESTATE" FOR SALE. MARSHALL COUNTY. Lot 5T In the original Plat of Plymouth, Ind. This contains a commodious residence with almost every convenience attached; and is one of the most desirable places to live in Town and is offered for sale for cash in hand at $1000 less than its real val ue. Also the East half of lot 115 with a convenient ilttle frame residence will be sold cheap. ' ST. JOSEPH CO.. IND. A fine improved larm of IJ0 acres with orchard almost every convenience except Barn, situated IX miles from Walkerton. -There is on this farm a )4 story frame house in good repair and will be sold at a bargain. . , n4S-tf JOHN SCHULTHEISS,. ' HamrrACTTBBB or Oak, Harness, Upoer Kip and Calf Leather, Michigan Strxbt, Pitmootb, Inxkaka.. " "Highest Cash prita paW fo Bwei sad Pelts. spTll-tf Senator Morton's Speech In the V. S. Senate, Jan. 17th,, In Fa vor of changing the Law now in force, for electing President and Vice-President and counting; the Votes, llr. Morton called up his resolution in structing the Committee on Elections to inquire into the defects of the present electoral system and the best means for remedying them. Mr. Morton reviewed the constitutional position of the Stares in the matter of choosing electors lor President and v ice President as a matter .entirely beyond the jurisdiction oi the National Government and entirely without remedy or redress on its part, whatever disorder, irregularities or failures may occur in the appointment of electors in any State. No provision is anywhere made for contesting the election of electors; and whatever returns shall be made up, although produced in the whole or in part by fraud or violence, must stand, and the vote be counted upon them, if re turned in time. There is imminent dan ger of revolution to the nation whenever the result of the Presidential election is to be determined by the vote of a State in which the choice of electors has been ir regular, or is alleged to have been carried by fraud or violence. There ought to be such machinery of government provided that it would be impossible that any man should ever reach the Presidential chair who was not legitimately chosen thereto. He recapitulated the transactions with ref erence to the electoral vote in Wisconsin ISoT, when the electors ot that State' hav ing been prevented by a snow storm from assembling on the day provided by law, had nevertheless sent up the vote of thi State to be counted, and though objection was made on constitutional ground, Ma son, President.of the Senate, decided that the two Houses had no jurisdiction over the counting of the vote, but were met together simply as witnessess of the accu racy of the count and of its result. The vote of Wisconsin was counted and the decision of Mason was not afterward call ed in question. Clearly the trainers of the constitution did not contemplate that the President of the Senate in opening aud counting the vole lor President anil Vice President should exercise discretion ary or judical powers iu determining be tween the votes of two sets of electors or upon the sufficiency or validity of the rec ord of votes of electors in any State, but that he should perform a merfy ministeri al act of which the two Houses were to be witnesses, aud to make record. But the exercise of these high powers may devolve upon him ex-nccexitute rti, and whatever decision he may make between two sets of electors or upon the sufficiency aud val idity of the records of votes, whether on evidence of the right of electors to cast votes, or whether they have been cast in the maunT prescribed by the coustilu tion, his decision is final. There are said to be two sets of elec toral votes at this time in the hands of the vice President from the State of Ar kansas and two from the State of Louisi ana, and whichever of these sets he de cides is the proper electoral vote, and brings forward, opens and causes to be counted, must be so received, and from his action there is no appeal. Tiie action of the two Houses in 1821, in regard to counting the vote of Missouri, is 'no ex ception to this view of the power of the President of the Senate for the question in that cas was not as to any irregularity in regard to.thc electoral vo.e of Missouri, but whether Missouri was at that lime a Stale in the Union and entitled to partici pate in the Presidential election at all, which is also a question in the election of 1817 in regard to Indiana and iu ItiGD in regard to Georgia. Tlie President of the Senate may indeed be impeached for high clinics and misdemeanors should he grossly violate his duty and thus fraud ulently count or reject electoral votes, but that would not amend the record which had been made under the wrong or help the Paesidenlial candidate who may have been cheated out of the office, nor protect the nation from disorder aud civil war. If it should happen upon recurrence of any one of the cases considered that the decision of the E resident of the Senate should determine the result and give the Presidency to a candi date who would otherwise have been de feated, or throw the election into the House of Representatives, where the can didate who had been rejected by the peo ple should be elected by vote of States.all can understand the imminent peril in which the nation would be placed. By the the twenty-second joint rule of the two Houses, adopted in 180o, in the speaker's judgement the most dangerous contrivance to the peace of the natron ev er invented by Congress, it is provided that whenever an electoral vote is object ed to the Senate shall retire to its cham ber and each House shall separately con sider the objection, and the vote shall not be counted unless the two Houses concur to that effect. If the twro Houses disagree the vote of the State is lost. This may result in a tie or in the election of a candi date who would otherwise hive been de feated, or in preventing either of the can didates from having a majority of all the votes, and thus throwing the election into the House of Representatives. Each house is to decide the question without debate in a summary manner, without in vestigation and without adjournment. Here is a powerful temptation for the House of Representatives by non-concurrence to throw the election Into its own body, and thus perhaps secure the elec tion of a candidate who may have been overwhelmingly beaten at the polls. The two houses may be under the control of different parties, as in 1856, led by politi cians ambitious, exasperated and thirsting for power, who are thus enabled by mere non-concurrence to defeat an election by the. people nd seize the administration of the Governmeut into the hands of their party. He did not believe the Constitu tion conferred power, upon Congress to make the right of the people of a State to participate in a Presidential election de pend upon the contingency of the agree ment of the two houses or in settlement of objections. The ulei& an invitation to partisans to make captious and factious objections. It makes concurrent action of the two houses neccessary where it should not be, and, to sum up its perilous absurdity, its monstrous illogicality, ifa dangerous unconstitutionality, it places it in the power of the defeated party, which may happen to have a majority in either house, to defeat an election by the people and to take the chances of anarchy or of a victory by throwing the election into the House of Representative . But this extraordinary provision by whJch either house is empowered to reject the vote of a State in the election of President is cre ated by a joint rule of the two houses. The Constitution providei that each house may determine the rules of its own proceedings that is, the mode of conduc ting its business, and doing those things wLich, by the Constitution and laws, it has a right to do. But, surely, this clause docs not give t he two houses power by joint rule to disfranchise States by reject ing their electoral votes, lhe provisions of this rulo, to have any validity, must be embraced in a law enacted which has been submitted to the President for his appro val aud even as a law it would be the most fearful enactment on the statue book, conferring as it does upon either house power to block the wheels ot Govern m.sit and plunge the nation into anarchy. The proposition that Congress has pow er i sit as a canvassing board upon the electoral votes of the States, admitting or rejecting them lor resous oi Us own, sub verts the whole theory by which their ap pointment was conferred upon the States, makes Congress judge of I he election and qualifications of President and Vice-President, aud by operation of the twenty-second joint rule gives that power to each house separately as w case ot its own members. - . There is no such express power riven to Congress in the Constitution, nor is it necessary to carry out any express power therein given, and its exercise would be in direct conflict with the known' purpose of the framers to make the Executive and Legislative Departments a:; nearly inde pendent of each other as possible. The theory of the Electoral Collide was that a body of men should be chosen for the express purpose of electing the Prcsideut and Vice-president, who would be distin guished by their eminent ability and wis dom, who would be independent of popu lar passion, who would not be influenced by tumult, cable or intrigue, that iu their choice of President they would be left IHjrtectly free to exercise their own judge ment in the selection of the proper person, in short, the Idea was that a small body of select men could be more safely in trusted with the election of President and Vice-President than the whole body of the people. 'Now that democracy is bet ter understood, and popular government has been more thoroughly tested, we have learned that large electoral bodies can be more easily trusted than small ones. That while it may be possible to corrupt small bodies, it is impossible to corrupt large ones and that the danger of tumult, which was ever present in the minds of the framers of the Constitution, arises chief ly from the exclusion of the masses from nv crind. conferring it upon a few. That the candideles for electors should be pledged in advance to vote for part icular persons, was not only not contemplated by the framers of the Constitution, but was expressly excluded by their theory. They were not to be influenced by previous com initials or engagements, so that when they came together Uicy could deliberate with perfect f.ee lom for the interests cf the republic. How completely this theo ry has been overturned in practice for more than seventy years it is unnecessary to recite. The Electoral Colleges have turned out to be wholy useless. Every reason given for their original establish ment has sbsolutcly failed iu practice, but while they arc powerless for good they may be potent for evil. In their election errors may easily be committed, and in very many instances have Oeen. W hile nobody w ould mistake the name of Grant or Greely, change in names on a long list of electors may occur from errors in print ing or fraud sufficient u reverse the vole of l he State. The present electoral system circum scribes the powers and rigiits of an indi vidual voter, and prevents him from vo ting for thn men of his choice for Presi dent and Vice-President, unless there are enough of his way of thinking in the same State to meet in convention and nominate electors to represent their views. And the present requirements of the Con stitution that electors shall meet on the same day in their respective States and cast their votes, is liable to accident and interruption, as in "Wisconsin in 1857. He would prefer that the President should be elected by the people as one communi ty, giving the election to the man w ho re ceived the highest number of votes, with out regard to State lines or muncipal di visions, so that the national character should be fully represented in one de partment of the Government. But in as suming that the smaller States will not consent to an amendment by which the President would be elected by the people of the Un.ted States as one community, he believed they could have no objection to such change as would bring the election of a President directly by the people of the several States, each State to be divi ded into as many districts as it has Sena tors and Representatives, and each distriei to have one vote iu the election- of Presi dent and Vice President, and the vote of that district be counted in tavor ot the candidates for President and Vice-President who received the largest number of votes in it. This would still give to each State the same number of votes it now has in the election- of President and Vice President : the votes, however, to be giv en directly for the candidates by the peo ple without the intervention oi electors.- The speaker then argued tlie fairness of the proposed plan, the inSrinsic injustice to States of the present system, and its peril to the country and opportunities it affords for corruption, cable and intrigue when an election is 'thrown into the House ol Representatives. But it will be asked what is the reme dy ? He answered he would be glad if some means could be aevisea Dy w men me nation could escape the danger ot having the House of Representatives sleet a President in any case. But if such is to be the result in case no candidate for the Presidency gets a majority of all the Totes, he would have both houses of Con gress meet in joint convention, and each Senator and Representatives, have one vote. This would be in exact harmony with principles upon which the election is now to be made by the people ol the several States. Under the new system' which he proposed, the people of the sev eral States shall vote directly lor Presi dent, each State to have as many dis tricts and as many votes as it has -Sena tors and Kepresentatives in Congress, and why the same rule should flrot be preserv ed when the election is throwfi into Con gress it is hard to perceive. His object was to point out to the Senate and the country the dangers that lie in the path way of the nation, contingenceB" some of them not remote, but near anu probable. which threaten the country wfth revolu tion and the Government with destruc tion, and to urge that the path of duty is the path of safety. That now, is a time of peace and political calm throughout the nation, we should address ou-elves to the removal of these perilous obstruc tions that were hidden to the eye cf our fathers, but have been brought to our knowledge by observation and experience. And to sum up, in recapitulation, I would say that if the system of Electoral Col leges is to be continued some means sho'd be devised by which the election in the States ni:vy be contested, so t'aat if it has bten controlled by traud or olcn.ee. or if there be two sets of electors each claiming the right to cast the vote, of the State, there may be some machinery or tribunal provided by which the fraudulent returns could be set aside or corrected and the contending claims of different sets )f electors be settled in advance of the time when the vote is to be finally coun ted, and by which the President of the Senate may no longer be left to exercise the dangerous powers that seem to be placed in his hands by the Constitution, or by both houses of Congress by opera tion of the twenty-second joint rule. Pa triotic men of all parties must rejoice that General Grant has been re-elected by so large a majority that the electoral . votes of Louisiana and Arkansas are unimpor tant to the result, for wit hout intending here to e.vprcss any opinion in regard to those votes, I must be permitted to say that they are surrounded by such circum stances and attended with so much doubt iu the puplic mind that tire peace of the nation wouid be imH;riled if the result of the Presidential election were to be determined by them. The plan of dispensing with elecroral colleges and electing the President di eect ly by vote of the people of the whole country as one community or by dividing the Stales up into districts, seems to me to be a remedy for many of the evils and dangers to which I have referred; but even then some tribunal should be appoin ted to settle contested and doubtful re sults in the districts or at disputed points, and this tribunal should be removed as far as possible from the control of excited parties. This naturally suggests the Su preme Court of the United States, or Cir cuit and District Judges of Courts of the United States as such tribunal. Whatever tribunal might be created it would reiuii re t ranch consideration i a regard to de;ail3 aud method oi ojieration, into wh'.v.tis not important that I should now alieuipt to enter. The injustice aud danger of an other elcri'-n of President by the House of Representatives voting by States are so glaring that it seems to me Congress should never rest until it has constitution ally presented to the several States for their adoption some plan by which it may hereafter be avoided. I have, therefore proposed that the committee shall take the whole subject into consideration, with leave to sil during the vacation and report to the next sesstoipof Congress the result of thier deliberations, and to bring forward such measures as may be deemed necessary, whether in the form of statutes oramerdmeuts to the Constitution of the United States. A Prosperous Territory. The Substantial Blessings of Saintly Utali, George C. Bates writes from Salt Lake City to the Detroit Tribune: The crops this year, untouched "by the grasshoppers, are four-fold larger than those of any previous season. Wheat, bar ley, potatoes, all the products of tlie earth are more abundant and cheaper here than elsewhere in the United States. Tons of flour have been shipped by rail from here to Omaha, over 1,000 miles. Nearly 10 000 emigrants have joined us within the last year. Brigham Young, with his co operative arrangements, has brought about 3,000 hardy, industrious Europeans to add to the muster-roll of the Mormons, and nearly or quite seven thousand resolute and energetic settlers have joined the Gentile pioneers. Nor is this all. The great mines and mills and smelting furna ces have more than doubled during the year. I have just learned that the ship nients of bars of silver by this line from Pioche, just over in Nevada, average over $500,000 per month.or $6,000,000 peryear. From statisics soon to be published it will appear that the exports of ore, bullion, and silver from Utah this year will equal at least $10,000,000, and that the amount passing in transit over the Utah Central Railroad in silver was $16,000,000, the lat ter sum being about eighty dollars for every man, woman, and child in the Terri tory, a product and export unequaled in the United States. This statement you may rely upon. Again, railroads have been extended during the last year over one hundred miles in this Territory, and the whole of it is done with Mormon capital and la bor. The Utah Southern and Central, the very best paying railroad in the Uni ted States, has advanced thirty miles, and will sooii reach Provo, one hundred Diiles south ef Ogden. The Northern Utah, narrow-guage, has cone north nearly sev enty miles, and will soon reach Soda Spring, one hundred and twenty miles north of Ogden, and it has more business than it can do. Into the American Fork and up'thecanon.narrow-guage railroad is now pushing, and by March, up the Cot tonwood and Bingham, canon roads will be in operation, so that managers of the Fnma, Flagstaff, and Windsor mines can live at the Townsend House here, and ride to their daily work in two hours. Will our friends interest themselves a little in procuring subscribers for the Re publican. Each one of our subscribers can if they try, induce at least two of their friends to take the paper. A little encouragement of this kind' will' be- a great help to us. MemmoriaL The following tribute to the memory of Mr. Nash, formerly a citizen of Plymouth, was written by Rev. L. C. Buckles, for the Central Advocate, St. Louis, Mo., who' was intimately acquainted with'Mr. Nash during his residence in this place. Mr.' Nash had many friends here, and' we be leive, no enemies.' O. AV. Nash, son of Arthur aifcl1 E ve Nash, was born irt Ckriborue(now Union) Co. Tenn., in 1832. His thirst af.er knowledge developed in early childhood. The facilities for securing an education were limited, consisting of one brief term of school each' year. But during the in tervals he prosecuted his studies with dili gence, and improved his spare moments to such an extent that w hen he gained hia majority he found himself fully prepared1 tr enter college. He entered Emory and' Henry College, Va., at the ge of twenty -one, and remained a diligent student hi' the same until within one year of grad uation. A short time after leaving col lege he was chosen principal of Walnut Grove Academy, Knox Co., Tenn., and subsequently of an Academy in Granger Co. From the latter position he was forced to retire on account of the war which was then raging in those upper counties of East Tenn. In the Fall of 1802, prompted by devotion to the Union, left the old home and, in company with others, made his way North, on the under ground road, traveling by night, and being concealed through the day, either in the mountains or at the house of some Union friend. After coming North he spent a few months at the Normal University iu' Illinois, studying modern methods of teaching. A short time after finishing his course at the "Normal", he was elected principal of the Lafayette school, in St. Louis, Mo., and subsequently of the Ever ett school, on Eighth street. In, that city he labored for five years with the zeal and energy whieh characterized his whole life. At the er-d of that time failing health compelled him to resign bis position, and he removed to Plymouth, Ind., to engage in merwalile pursuits. In this he enjoy ed greatly improved health. At the end of one year be 6old out; and obtained em ployment at Sycamore, DeaKalbCo., 111., where he labored but a few days, when he was called from the toil of earth to the rest of heaven. He was blessed wih' reli gious parents, who early taught hini tc read God's Word and resjwet its teachings.. While at college in Virginia, he entered the "valley of blessing," and immediateJr joined the M. E. Church South. On com ing to the Northwest he attached himself to the 31. E. Church, and spent the last ten years of his life in its Christian fellow ship. Every laudable enterprise.especially of the Church and the cause of educaion, found in him a warm friend, lie was a man of broad and liberal views, strictly conscientious in all things ; great in the' goodness of his heart, in the' purity of his life, in the simplicity of his faith, and in the fervency of his loVe for God and the right. A wife and two little daughters and a large circle of friends mourn his" loss. He was married in June, 1866, tC Miss Vina, daughter of Rev. Myron" Breckenridge, of Plymouth, Ohio, and died Sept.. 26, 1872, at Sycamore,Ill., aged forty years. "Thy dead men shall live . L. C. Buckles. A 3Iodel Parlor 3Iaqazink. This' is essentially true of DemoresV Monthly, which combines literary attractions of a very high' order, with the most complete array of Rehable Fashions of any periodi cal in the country. It is a "model," also, of artistic beauty in its illustrations ancr" typography, as any one can see by refer ence to the beautiful February number, which w-e find on' our table. This popu lar 3Iagazine, together with two beautiful and artistic Oil Chromos, representing in' value $13, and all for $3, is ainong the1 niarvels of literary enterprises;- Thk Best Boys' aki GrRLs' Maga zine. DemorvsVs Young America is al ways sparkling with entertaining Stories,' Poems, 3Iusic, Puzzles, Games, Travels,' and other pleasant features, is profusely illustrated, and cannot fail to amuse, in-' struet and elevate, and assist to make fhd lives of youthful Americans useful, truth ful and happy. The February number, just received, is a real gem. Yearley $1. 00. Address W. Jennings Demorest, 838 Broadway, N. Y. A Church Burned. The First Con gregational Church, one of the finest in the city of Chicago, situated on West Washington and Ann Streets, was de-' stroyed by fire last Thursday evening. Property destroyed valued at $170,000. About $100,000 insurance. The Trustees have resolved to rebuild. Green Elm is not considered very val uable, as fuel. Job was patient with, his boila, but if he had been tried with noth ing to burn but green elm', and the ther mometer marking 12 dcg. below zero, he would have grumbled some. The South Bend papers are trying to find out the names of the first couple rAar ried in Sk Joseph County. Thty hav' discovered several; Several years ago wtf were told by Charles Vail, that he and: Olive Stanton were the first. They wer married on Terrecoupe Prairie' Terre couppe is about as near like the garden of Eden as any place we know, perhaps Adani & Eve formed thier copartnership in' St: Joseph County. Bergh denies that he sleeps in a kUU and-drinks from a trough, or that he combs his hUir with- a coTrycomb. Miss Marie Gutherz a reigning bella f Memphis, was forinaHy received into Joa JewiBhr Church- oft the 4th inst.