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JOHN MILLIKAN, Editor and Publisher.' PLYMOUTH MARSHALL COUNTY, IND., FEBRUARY 6, 1873. Vol. XVII No, l3T gtwitHS" giwton. ATTORNEYS. . B. CHAXKT. S. E. RICHARDSON. Chaney & Richardson, ATTORNEYS AT LAW and FEA1. ESTATE Agents, Plymouth, Ind. Office ij Hohain's w Block. Will practice in Marshall and ad joining Counties. tf. NOTARIES PUBLIC. Amasa Johnson. NOTARY Public, Attorney, Counselor at Law, Authorised War Claim Agent, Plymouth, Ind, IipociJ attention given to the settlement, of Es tate, Conveyancing, and the collection of Soldiers' Claima for Pensions, Bounty, Back Pay, and all otbar War Claims. Office on Michigan street, over Buck A 'loan's Hardware Store 3Mi R. D. LOGAN, ATTORNEY AT I.WV ami iitht PrTmio Pat OfEoe Brownlee's Block, over Becker's Store, Pvmoath, Ind. Collections a speciality. jylsyl edTsTfisk Attorney at Law, Justice of the- Peiict, and Insurance Agent, OVER the Post Office, in Kendall's Block, Plv moath, Id. j"13yl" GAirnT O. MUSSULMAN, Attorney at Law, Real Estate, and Collecting Agent, KX0X, STARK CO., IXDIAXA., WILL PRACTICE in all the Courts of Stark, Marshall aad Kosciusko, Counties. The pav lant of Hon-rstiidenu' taxes promptly attended to. " 13 OMW. JOHX DARNELL. CORBIN & DARNELL, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Will Practice in Mar shall and adjoining Counties, in everv Court whsn called apon. All business promptlv attended to. Office in Corbin's block, second 'floor, Plv- jnouio, im, jun9-ly M. A. O. PACKARD, A TTORNJEY at Law and Notary Public. Room -TV. No. 1. Balcony Block, l'lvmourh, Marshall oantv, lad. " Mttj JOHN S. BENDER, ROTARY Pnblic, attorney at law, and War claim agent. Office Balcony Block, Ply- aoath, Ind. 34U A. C. & A. B. CAPRON, ATTOKEEYS fc COUNSELLORS, Real Estate and Collecting Agents, Plymouth, Ind., are practicing In the law courts of Marshall and adjoiu- I , t uu 'le pro'"?' attention to all J2al Business entrusted to them. General collect "SJgenta for Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan. Particular attention given to the settle ment of decedent's estates aud guardianships Deeds, mortgages, and other contracts drawn up and acknowledgments taken. Office, Brownlee's Block up stairs. f. C OSBOBKE. w. B. HESS, KOTART PUBLIC OSBORNE & HESS, ATTORNEY'S at law, will attend promptlv to all professional business entrusisd to them". Par ticular attention given to real estate business, titles --.amined and quited. Collections made and promptly remitted. Office on Michigan Street a lew doors north of the Parker House, Plymouth, J. O.- & S. D. PARKS. A TTORNEYS, Counsellors at Law, Notaries, A -.wic im ABtiwrtwd wir claim Asmu bourbon Ind. Especial attention given to the set tlement of Estates, Convevaaciug, and the collec- tionor aoiuievs' Claims for Pensions, Sack Pay and all other War Claims. Bounty, I34UJ PHYSICIANS. H. C. FRENCH. JVI. D. ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN SURGEON, (late Professor of Physioiosr in the Bennett Medi cal College, Chicago, snd x Surgeon of the U S Army, has permanently located iu Hoham's Nw' building, on Laporte Street, Plymouth, Indiana, for the purpose of practicing Med"iciuo and 8nrtTv in accordance with the principle of modern Eclec ticism, bpecial attention to Chronic diseases and urgery Medicine supplied in all caws, (Lode ins in office ) iffice hours 9 to 12 o'clock, a. m. and 3 to 4 o clock p. x. nlo.ly. W. JACOBY, M. D. rnisiciis m operative surgeon, Treats all diseases according to the most improved and scientific plans. Special attention given to Chronic Diseases, Dis- of females. Deformities, &c.; and perform all operations in Surgery. Office and residence on ?Iich:gan Street, third door south of the Parker Uo-.se, nearly opposite the Sank, Plymouth, Ind. 15tt A. C. MATCHETTE, M. D. ORS. MATCHETTE 8. FRANCE, JL. D. & FRANCE. "IJHYSICIANS & Sl'RfiEnvs. nnrminv tvi ,.lh,e doctors request their patrons to call early in the day to insure prompt attention to patients in the country Special attention given to chronic diseases and operative surgery. Office alwavs open and one doctor In constant attendance no-io DR. J. S. LELAND, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, Argos, Indiana, at tends to all calls promptly. ' m-WvIA T. A. BORTON M. D, HAS removed to his new residence, one door south of his former dwelling, on the east side of Michigan street, where he may be found and con ceited professionally.' 34-yl A. O. BORTON, DENTIST. Office Sd story Post Office Euildlng. Teeth extracted without pain, by the use of Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas). Teeth; from oae tooth to a full sett, so cheap that the rich and Poor can all get them. Office open all -day except 34tf C. R. REYNOLDS M. D, REGULAR Physician and Operative Surgeon, of ten 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. side of .Michigan street, three umce ana residence on west doors north of the 34tf DR. HENRY HOLLOW AY, IDZEIsTTIST, OFFCE IN, BALCONY BLOCK, LAPORTE, INDIANA. Teeth extracted with the most approved instro nents. Teeth filled in a professional manner. Full sets of teeth made of the best material, and -warranted as good as the best. janlS-tf. Ceo. M. Dakln M. D. Physician and Surgeon, (Successor to Dr. A. Teegarden.) : LAPORTE, IND. Dr. Dakin gives especial attention to the treat went of Chronic Diseases and Diseases of women. He believes that disease is debility importance of vitality; that causes of disease are depressing and lower vital power; and, therefore, selects each rem edies AS restore and strengthen vital functions, and give- a better renewal of life. He gives nothing to poll down, to reduce, to prostrate; but brings to bear every influence that tends to build up and strengthen. Consultations- free. Correspondence requested. Send stamp for circular, or call and see ham. Office 1b Davidson's New Marble Front Build ing. martSir MISCELLANEOUS. McCUrDY HOUSE, SOUTH side P. Ft. & C. R. W., Wanatah, Ind. Frank McCurdy, Proprietor. Convenient and extensive accommodations. 3q E. Moore. j. West. Moore Sl West, Manufacturers and dealers in AX HELVES and Pick and Hammer Handles. Cash for good helve timber. Orders solicited. 31tf. PLYMOUTH, IND. C. L. BRINK, PLYMOUTH, IJ.'D., PROPRIETOR OF THE PLYM outh X3lainina 3VIUJ, and dealer in Lumber, Lath, Walnut Bed Stuff, &c, South of the P. Ft. W. & C. R. R., also, manufac turer 01 -Monklings, Brackets, and Scroll work of all kinds and patterns, at prices more than 5Q per cent below the Chicago and Milwaukee rates. And the work is warranted to be interior to none. iTl3yl EXCHANGE BANK BUCK fc TOAi, Plymouth, Indiana. YTE BUY AND SELL Foreign f W and Domestic 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. C3T0FFICE IX OUR HARDWARE Store, No. 9 Michigan st. juIy'Otf NUSSBAUM & MAYEE "WHOLESALE AND HETAIL ON TITE EAST SIDE OF MICHIGAN ST. PLYMOUTH, IND KEEP EVERYTHING OF THE best quality in iheir line, which they pro- they pro in. to s ll ..n the moft reuonablo terms. They iu uuy all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, HIDES AND PELTS, or which they wt'll pay the highestmarkct pries rash. urs being made a specialty at this house, all per sons who l.rii.g thoir Coon, Mnskrat, Opjvsum, Mnk, tter, and other Fur can frel Honored that mr) in receive me uiguest, cash nice, oct 12-ui 6. WTiat I Know About Trimming. Since the days of our grandmathers, there has never own such a race for trimmings upon ladies' Orese anil smf as this year; and tbe most popu lar is the m oollert TTuncfc fold, made from bias, iruiter::i, put upon the dress in a varietv of stvles 1 o trim dresses at the present day without the vari ous Sewing Machine attachments would be an im posibility. . A young man in Chicago has jurt invented an improvement for all Sewing .Machines, with which to put on the fold as fast and as ea?ilv as an ordi nary hem can be made. The same "implement is also a prac tical Binder and good ilemmer It is beiu made and sold bv the I-eslie Ruffler Company, and is a valuable addition to the Sewing -Machine. It is called Homing s Krench Trimmer, ami will be sold by all Sewing Machine Agents CAicifn Evening front. a Leslie Kuffler Co. 848 Wabash Av. Chilli. John S. Bender's Reliable Insurance, NORTH "MISSOURI Assets 0tero"$900,000. Home Columbus, Ohio Cash Assets, $S71,000. ' FRANKLIN, INDIANA. Capital $500,000, neither of which is affected by the Bos to fire. Policies issued in the above sterling and reliable Companies at fair and equita ble rates. JOHN! S. BENDER, Agent. Plymouth, Indiana. REAL ESTATE" FOR SALE. MARSHALL COUNTY. Lot 57 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 little irame residence will be sold cheap. ST. JOSEPH CO.. IND. A fine improved farm of 120 acres with orchard almost every convenience except Barn, situated IStf miles from Walkerton. There is on this farm a IV story frame house in good repair and will be sold at a bargain. n4S-tf Best Thing in the West. ltchison,Topeka & Santa FeR. R. THREE MILLION ACRES Situated in and near the Arkansas Valley, the Fi nest Portion of Kansas! Eleven years' Credit. Seven per Cent. In terest. 22 per cent, reduction to Bet tiers who improve. A FEEE PASS TO LAND BUYERS THE FACTS about this Grant are Low Prices, Long Credit, and a Rebate to settlers of nearly one fourth; a Rich Soil, and Splendid Climate; short and mild VV inters; earlv planting, and no wintering of stock; plenty of Rainfall, and just at the season: Coal, Stone and Brick on the line; Cheap Rates on Lumber, Coal, &c,;no lands owned by Speculators; Homesteads and Pre-emtioni now abundant; a first class Railroad on the line of a great Through Route rroducta will pay for Land and Improvements. ,'. lt J 0,8 be8t opportunity eer offered to the pub lic, through the recent completion of the road. ror Circulars and reneral information, address A. B. TOCZALXS. - Manager Land dep' .Topeka, Kss nlo-ttno. GROCERS, Kewanna Items. BT CHIP. Kewassa, Ind., Jan. 25, 18T3. Health on the decline. Quite a num ber of caseg of pneumonia. The measeles have also made their ap pearance. Several deaths are reported. Sleighing would be delightful, if it would quit snowing long enough to break the road. Snow is reported to be. three feet deep in the woods. The horse epizootic has about ployed out, but the tnarriage epidemic is still raging fearfully, and many are being ren dered happy tor life, or miserable until they caj procure a divorce. The "polar wave" came surging down upon us in all his majestic strength, run ning tiie thermometer clown to twenty below zero, but finally subsided, and we feel very much like exclaimtng, "Peace ful be thy silent slumber." Wood is worth about ten doll rsa cord, and will generally average from fifteen to twenty sticks to tbe cord. People appear to have very strange fancies, we generally hear them complain that there is not enough snow in this country, now many talk of emigrating south, where there is less snow. Cattle buyers are in the market, and cattle are commanding a very good price Our graded school still remains with out a teacher. One who has had the mumps, measles and hooping-cough, could command a good price, none othtrs need apply. Our city dads, have just heard of the Boston lire, consequently thay took a fan- cy to visit our stove flue, which cost "cljp" and an extra nicklc Our merchants all do a good business, live virtuous. :mil aw li-mn We have just paid a flying visit to Wal nut station and was very sorry to find our old Mend Tommy Shakes quite sick, but he showed us a few brimstone powders, which we hope will set him on his pegs agaiu in a short time. Scribxer's Monthly for February. A more readable number of Scribner's than the February has perhaps, never been issued. There is a strange story by Miss Phelps, "Since I died."7 In which 6aiw st-eiii m nave Deen set alar, ia uxeu; a puzzling account by Noah Biooks It'll..- 1. .-. n., II.. HTl .1 -V u' e iuis - me oan lcahel ljhalan stery;" a curious discussion by Phil'm x-mucii, iiuuiei ion, me tngiisii art-cntic of "One Prase of the Marriage Ques tion ;" an interesting description by Al bert Rhodes of "A Court Ball at. the Ha n;iK.,- it -i -r, ... gue ; a new story by Miss Trafton enti tied "Little Miss Frere:" souk- nlp-wa t. : and pointed talk by Junius Henri Brown, on "Borrowing as a Social Science;" a trenchant and most timely paper on "Art at the Capitol ;" a lively description bv Lady Blanche Murphy, of that peculiar Lruisii Institution, "An Archtcolotricl Breakfast ;" a very valuable and enter taining article on "The Tchuantepec Ship Canal ;" a strikingly illustrated paper on Siam, "In and Around Bangkok ;" and an illustrated piece' of popular science "How Men Learned to Analyze the Sun." The most striking poems of the number.are "A Vision of St. Eligius," bv Geonre Mac Donald ; as quaintly spiritual as a poem of iieroert s; "One Night," a weird thins by AmanduT. Jones ; "Covert," bv H H and "For Thoughts," by Celia Thaxter. Dr. Holland's "Arthur Bonnicastle" con tains the record of a lemarkable voyage In his Topics of the Time he has "Thoughts after Christmas," "The Neg lect of the Rich," "Habits of Literary La bor." "To the Memory of George P. Put nam. The Old Cabinet haa "VnmKoi. One hundred and eleven." Home and So ciety contain, "The Hospitality we should like to bee," "At the Front Door'" "On Skates," and "Furniture for tbe Sick room. Culture and Progress discusser! "Art in our Homes and Schools," "An Oracle of our Day," etc. Nature and Science is as interesting and practical as usual ; and, by way of variety, theis is a pretty little child-poem in the department of Etchings. The publishers advertise the November and December numbers sent free to all subscribers for 1873. The Ladies' Repository for February is ornamented with two steel engravings of exquisite design and . workmanship, the one representing "Drammond Lake in the Dismal Swamp," and the other, "The Critic." . Of the literary articles there is a choice variety, embracing, history, criti cism, fiction, poetry, and didactics. The editor's article, entitled "Hints to Church builders," is alone worth the price of the number, and deserves careful consider ation by building committees and church trustees. The sketeh of "Silas Told," one of Mr. Wesley's early lay preachers, will be read with a painful and peculiar inter est ; while Professor Field's article will serve to illustrate Solomon's saying : "There is no new thing under the sun." The history of "El Dorado" is well told, and contains an account of the glittering fiible that lured Sk Walter Raleigh, to his destructioiL. There are only four individuals now con nected with the press, in Northern Indi ana, that a' tended the first editorial con vent foil that assembled in this section ot the State. They are C. G. Powell, of the Lraporte flerald ; A. Beal, South Bend Reffister; I. Llattingly, Bourbon Mirror, and the editor ot this sheet. The Con vention was held at Plymonth, in 1858. Indianian. A slight mistake perhaps not worth correcting. He who now so vigorously wields the pen and scissors for the Mar shall County liepuUican was there ; but quiet, Dr. E. W. II. Ellis, delivered au address on the occasion. Dawson, of Ft. Wayne, was there and made himself somewhat conspicuous. 'M. C. Republi can. "What's the rise of a fellow wasting his youth and beauty over the midnight lamp; writing editorials on the bottom of his boots to save paper, and longing for the warm season to come when he can dress up very nicely lor lour or five dollars, ail tor the glory ot publishing a paper, aud then, by one fell swoop of the mighty pen be deprived of the small modicum of honor for which so many privations were endured? Bless you, men, we were tliere, but modest and retiring, as is our wont. But this modesty business will play out with us pretty soon, if a cruel and unfeel ing world don't allow us our proper niche in tne tempie oi lame, we clout mina k being ignorant, but to be ignored is a lit tle more tlian we can stand with unruffled temper. Plymouth Democrat. We advise our neighbor to step on somebody's toes, next time he attends "the first editorial convention" Zim merman's for. instance, and then every body will know and acknowledge he was there. There is nothing like kicking somebody, or irritating the corns of some notable person to bring one into notice. Modesty in a newspaper does not pay. We have published a newspaper longer in I Northern Indiana than any other person, Have always given a hearty support to our party and its leaders ; but in all that I tilue buve never rt;ce'lvetl t!iC slightest en- ! couragement irom politician m anv shape not even a government aJvertise- ! me nt that could possibly have been given to another. We have baen too mod-3t. Alfred Wheeler, a modest man, who was the real editor of the St. Joseph Val ley Register nearly ail the time Colfax was connected with the office, is never spoken of outside of South Bend, and yet Wheeler was a much better editor than Colfax. W. & J. Millikan, modest men, pub lished a paper in South Bend for eight or I co years, and did tfcclr best to encour j age the growth of the place, giving of j their hard earned substance liberallv, to I ' ' build railroads ; and to improve the wa ter power there. Nobody ever presented them with a gold watch and chain in to ken of respect, &c Not because the South Bend people are different from oth ers, but because the editors -)f the Free Prm never demanded a n pi imitinn nf ti.-ir The case of Mr. Colfax is narrowed down to very close limits. Unless he can conclusively show that the 1,200 he deposited on the 22dof June, ld08, just two days alter Ames savs he 'mid him (.Colfax) that sum as a Credit Mobilier dividend, was obtained from another source, the question of veracity between them is decided in favor of Ames. Peo ple looking at the testimony as it stands will almost universally regard it as con clusive against Colfax. It is imtimated, however, that he expects t prove the money to have come from another source. If he does this, in such a manner as to remove all uncertainty, the tables will again be turned, and his veracity vindi cated. We shall see. Cincinnati Times and Ch'.onicle. The opinion given in the above para graph, is about as nearly correct as any yet published. The Repuplican papers have generally taken it for granted that Mr. Colfax, in his testimony before the committee, gave a true statement of his business transactions, with Oakes Ames, preferring to beleive the man they know to be honest, to one who has proven by his own testimony, that he sought to bribe members of Congress. It it should be proved that Mr. Colfax gave false testimony, it will he a crushing blow to the Republican party, as well as te Mr. Colfax ; but we cannot anticipate such a result. Last Saturday, two men were discuss ing the peculiar actions attributed to the ground-hog, on tbe 2nd of February. One of the men contended that it was a fact, that when his bogship made his toilet, and came from bis small but comfortable room, (on th 2nd of February) to gaze on the beauty of nature, should he by chonce observe his shadow, he would im mediately return to his warm room, and there remain for the space of six weeks. The other gentleman took the negative, and said that the adage was thin, in fact that there was no truth in it, for he had been the possessor of a pet ground hog for s number of years, and he had noticed it hundreds of times. Col, M. B. Hascall is making a lively paper of the Goshen Democrat. He has the capital to work with, and the pride and ability necessary to mals a good pa per. Mr. H., probably intends to treat bis political opponent fairly ; bat his judg ment against Mr. Colfax in the Credit Mobilier business, fs not sustained by facts. Col. M. B. Hascall, now sole editor an I proprietor of the Goshen Democrat is refreshing the memory of publish ers of newspapers about the embnrrass merts, which the pioneers in the business experienced in Northern Indiana. There are somethings, of which he seems not to have a , very ,clear recollection. Wilber F. Storey.was in Mishawauka barely Ion enough to get rid of an interest he had in a printing office, removed from Laporte to that place. When Storey was in Misha- waka, Mr. Colfax had no interest in the South Bend Register. Tho South Bend Free Press, was then published by W. & J. Millikan, ana that firm bought their printing paper, a year's supply at a time, in the State of New York, and loaned considerable to their neighbors some of which, proved to be a permanent loan. Accidents- On the morning of the lstinst., as the Eastern bound train was nearing Hamlet, a station ,.n the P. Ft. W. C. R. R, west of this place, the engine broke her paralcl rodsr causing the engine to jump the track, which caused a delay of some two and a half hours. On the morning of the 2d inst , as the Western bound express (No. 3,) was near. litre l. ":. Hr, "o vuiuuiuja viiy, v uiuey county, a rear tin ve wheel on the engine flew off, breaking a rod. The piece of the rod fastened to the foward driver flew around with the wheel, thrashiug the cab of the engine, elevating the fireman as far as the top of the cab, several times, cutting his head severely and demolishing the cab. The train was delayed until another en gine could be obtained, when she proceed ed on her. Western ti ip, some four hours late. Is Stanly a Swindler? Lewis II. Noe is lecturing at Sayville, L. I., on Stanley, the man who says he found Dr. Livingstone, the traveler in Africa, who is in search of the source of he Nile. Noe says that Stanly is a horse thief a deserter and would be murderer. That lie traveled with him in Africa, and knows whereof he affims. Noe will prob ably have a great many believers, for the pretended discovery of Livingstone by Stanly has alwas been doubted. If Dr. Livingstone is alive as represented by Stanly, he would certainly give the world stronger proofs of his existence than any that have transpired yet. A Cryixg Siiame. A little baby, the daughter of a respectable and healthy pa rents," has been passing around from house to house, in a basket, in Laporte, recently in search of a boarding place. It has been the cause of no small amount of scandal. The parents are married, but refuse to acknowledge their relationship to the child, on account of a mistake in the date of their marriage certificate. Hereafter repectable parties in Laporte, who unite in matrimony, will have their certificates anti-dated so as to cover all accidents. Nothing since the defeat of the Union army at Buh Run, has given the Demo cratic papers so much joy as the testimo ny of Oakes A.mes, before the Poland Credit Mobilier investigation committee, wherein he says he gave Schuyler Colfax a check for $1,200 as dividends on his stock; and it is difficult to determine whether they are more pleased at the prospect of the injury resulting to the Republican party, the Young Men's Chris tian Association, or the Temperance So cieties. SekatorPomkboy, of Kansas, has final ly been caught in his little games of fraud, and is now perhaps forever laid on the shelf, where he should have been long ago. His attempt to bribe the members of the Kansas Legislature, to re-elect him to tbe Senate, by giving doubtful members mon ey, was exposed in the Legislative hall, and not a vote was cast for him. He, of course, expected to make good his invest ment in the purchase of votes, by defraud ing the government. The people should all rejoice at his de feat. Every Republican will be glad to know that the party will no longer be re sponsible for his rascality. Personal. Hon. J. D. Thayer, of Warsaw, a brother of our H. G. Thayer, a member of the Indiana House of Repre sentatives, from Kosciusko county,was in Plymouth, Monday morning, and in com pany with H. G., made ns.a friendly call. If appearances go lor anything, Koscius ko county did well in electing Mr. Thay er. He is preposessing in his manners, and we have no doubt, ably represents his county. .. A subscriber for the Reptblican, who has recently removed from this place, writes us "You will please change my Republican to South Bend. I can't get along without it." Balcoht Hall' is undergoing some repaira. The stage is to be remodeled, and new scenery is beinj painted for the wings and drop curtains. There seemed I to be some necessity for this improve ment.. The membersof the Indiana Legislature, have advanced their own wages from 5 to $8.00 per day. This will enable them to buy more cigars and drink more whisky than they could afford to under 5 pay. Hotel keepers in Indi inapolis, may charge a little more for boarding the members. The.neoDle who nav tavos will rc-t be benefited by the change ; but we fear Jhat they will be injured more than the' small amount of the increased pay to members. Luxurious living will make our Legislators extrvagant in the use of the peopfe's morjey. No Smallpox:. We stated wo or three weeks ago that there was a case of small pox in Plymouth, and rumors were cur rent in town that the disease was spreaiJ ing. A number of scholars were takea out of school on account of the false re ports. It is now considered almost cer tain th:-.t there has not been a case of the disease in town this winter. The cases reported were erysipelas and we learn that there have been two of that disease one of them proved fatal the other not severe. Congress and State Legislatures' are very much iuclined to ibereastf the sala ries of officials who have but little to do. This is all wrong. The argument used in favor of high salaries, is that men who are capable of filling the offices cau make better wages in some other way. This is probably true in some cases ; but there are thousands of men who are honest and capable, who would be glad to fill the of fices for much less than the salaries now paid. The subordinates, who do the drudgery for their superior officers, work cheerfully for small pay, while those who enjoy the honors of oSx who have little to do, are continually asking for more pay. There are now employed in the several manufactories of this city, not counting the small shops, 1,144 men women and boys : The Howe Factory, 516 ; car shops, 200; Stern &t'o's woolen mills, 150; Flax Factory 100; Basket Factory 80; Wheel Factory, 22; Armentrout& Gray's Car nage Factory, 22; Wampler's sash and Door Factory, 22 ; Sullivan & Graft's Wag on Shops, the Spoke Factory and Hack ley's Fouudry 32. Cost of buildings erected during the year for manufacturing and business $154,- Total cost of buildings f 279,400. Peru Republican. Coldest Weather. The morning of the 29th of January, was the r-tildpst nf the season. At the Empire House, the thermometer marked 33 degrees below zero at 7 oclock. AtBlain's drug store, on the north side of the building, at 5 o'clock the mercury was down to SO be low. In other places, only 24 degrees be low zero was reached. The atmosphere was clear and dry. The people from the country wery in town with their teams as usual. No immediate prospect of a thaw. Baker, of the Columbia City Commer cial, was a candidate before the Legisla ture for the position of director for the Northern prison. He was defeated; but his energy was not subdued. He says, he has rolled up his sleeves and gone to work, resolved to make an honest liv ing. The Phrenological Joukn'al for February comes out as fresh and vigorous as a crisp, seasonable, and in all' respects salutary stock of reading matter can make a magazine. Opening its leaves, we find a good sketch and portrait of the regretted Norman McLeod, D. D. : also Speculative Non-Philosophy; What do We Live for? The Man of Three Dreams, especially notable now that his nephew the Ex-emperor is dead ; Natural Death j American Shad Culture ; Daniel Fox ; the centenarian farmer; Classes of Society; Clara Louise Kellogg ; Christian Charity Harvey Prindle Peet, LL. D., the emi nent instructor of Deaf-mutes ; Is Phren ology Dead to which we respectfully answer, we think not ; Rotation in Office ; The Horse and Civilization ; Early Mexi can History, etc. Price as usual, 30 cents or $3 a year. W e notice that the publish er offers a premium of a new Chromo to new subscribers who send 30 cts extra for postage and mounting. S. R. Wells, pub lisher, 389 Broadway, Nf. Y. !; Ballotj's Magazine for February. We are glad to welcome the February" number ol Ballou's Magazine, for it is one of our favorites, always bringing pleasure and comfort through its well-stocked pages, which interest and amuse. It makes the children happy, it makes the ladies of the household happy, and re moves some of the burdens of life, at least for a time. There ia always such a variety in the Magazine, that all tastes must be suited. Here is a sea story, full of wild adventure, here a quiet domestic tale, and the next a lover's yarn for the sentimen tal (and at some time in our lives we are a little inclined that way), eloquent poetry, and many, other' features, too numerous to mention. Ballou's Maga zine is so cheap that all can take it with out feeling in the least Impoverished. Why it is only $1.50 per year, and a pret ty little Chromo thrown in, or 15 cents single copies ; a sum that a person often throws away in a thoughtless moment. Our advice is, take it, and enjoy it a we op. Address Thomas & Talbot, 36 Broomfield Street, Boston.