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' ' ' '"T r . ' , . r r ' ' ' - fr -- - -t, -m. m ' -- - - - - ' - ; : ; . ; , .. , I JOHN IV! ILL! KAN, Editor and Publisher. PLYMOUTH, MARSHALL COUNTY, IND., FEBRUARY 13, 1873. Vol. XVII No, 14. . -, , r- ATTORNEYS. , B. CHANET. G. E. RICHARDSON. Chaney & Richardson, ATTORNEYS AT LAW and EEAL ESTATE Agents, rivmouth, Ind. Office in Cor ning kiock. wiu practice In .Marshall and ad joining Counties. imt.1 NOTARIES PUBLIC. AMASA JOHNSON. NOTARY PDMir, Attorney, Counselor at Law, Authorized War Claim Agent, Plymouth, Ind lipeclal attention given to the settlement, of Es tates, Conveyancing, and the collection of Soldiers' Claims for Pensions, Bountv, Back Pav, and all other Var Claims. Office on Michigan street, over isuck & loan's Hardware Store. 3ltf R. D. LOCAN, ATTORNEY AT LAW and Notart Public ffioe Brownlee's Block, over Becker's Store, Pymouih, Ind. Collections a speciality. jyl3yl ED. S. FISh7 Attorney at Law, justice of the Peace, and Insurance Agent,1 0 tK tnei'ost Office, an Kendall's Block, Ply mouth, Ind. jyl3vl CARD. O. MUSSULMAN. Attorney at Law, Real Estate, and) Vollenting Agent, SXOX, STARK CO., INDIANA., WU-1, PRACTICE in all the Courts of Stark, . 3,"h11 Kosciusko, Counties. The paT laest of Non-reUeuU' taxes promptly attended to. je!3 cOBS"'. JODS DAKSILU CORBIN & DARNELL, A TTOKNEYS AT LAW. Will Practice in Mar J.X. shall and adiomlns? CnnniU ;..,.,-,.,. wh.n called upon. All .business promptly attended to. OlHce m Corbin's block, second floor, Ply- T iriiiialT. - lJ M. A. O. PACKARD. A TTORXKY at Law and Notary Public Room t t I JMlcou" l'lyuiouth, Marsliall county, Ind. 34U JOHN S. BENDER. TOTARY Public, attorney at law. and War claim agent. Office Balcony Block. PW. luuth, Ind. Block, PIv- t34tf A C. & A. B. CAPRfcw ATTOREEYS & COUXSELLOKS, Real Estate practicing In the law courts of Marshall and adjoin! fn?..r0u"fis' aml. Sv P"i?t intention to ?M k.i.iJo i""'"l"- flueuuoD IO all ..c tuiiiw, in ura t Ueneral illi-t 1r.TtDte t?r..Nt!iUrn Indiana and Sou aieut ot decedents eslates and puardianhii S t' moTtr and othl'r contrl-u drawn C 1 Vi" bSmeB" ,akeu- !,ite. -Brownlee's J. C. 0.30BXE. w. B. HESS, KOTiHr PUBLIC OSBORNE & HESS, A TJ .RNBYS at law, wUl attend prompUv to all TV. profS1onal bnsiness enfrusi-d to them P ir ticniAT attention given to real estate business, titles x:nmd and quite,!. Collections made and promptly remuiea. office on Michigan Street a Jew door, north of the Parker House, Plymouth J. O. & S. D. PARKS. A V,w"NKi C'"U"3-cl!rs at J"" Notaries, V I ubhc uud Autuonzed M ar Claim irents ) o.rboa Ind. Especial attention given to the" sett i ooV' H-'3'''3''00-"1''' aud the coC tion of Soid-.ers Claims for Pensions, Bounty, 3ck Par and all other War Claims. lMtt PHYSICIANS. H C. FRENCH. M. D. PinsiciAX . srituF.ov rt. Professor of Physiology in the Bennett Medi-X .i kuiicv imcanj ana fci Siirjreon of the I" S Araiv, has permanentiy located in llohai.i's New Buihiini:, on Laporte Str.--t, P'.vmoutli, Indiana, lor the purpose of practicing' Medicine and Sundry in accorclauce with the principles of modern Eclec ticism. Special attention to Chronic diseases and fsinrery. Medicines supplied in all cases. (I.odf i" ClV hou to 1 c'clock, a. si. au"d S to 4 o clock p. a. nlo.ly. W. JACOBY, m. D. PHYSICIAN AND OPERATIVE Sl'BfiEOS, Treats all diseases according to the most improved and scientific plans. Special attention given to Chronic Disease? Dis eases of Females, Deformities, fa.; and perform nil operations in Snrgery. Office and residence "on Michigan Street, third door south of the Parker House, nearly opposite the Bank, Plymouth, Ind. 15 A. C. MATCHETTE, M. D. DRS. MATCHETTE S. PKASCE, M. D. & FRANCE. !"Y8ICIA"S fl'RGBOXS, BOURBON. IND A the doctors request their patrons to call arly in the day to insure prompt attention to patiem? !n the country. Siecial attention given to clji.nic diseases and operative surgery. Ortice alwav i open and one doctor In constant attendance no-it DR. J. S. L ELAND, PHYSICIAN and SURGEON, Argos, Indiana, at tends to all calls promptly. miih U T. A. BORTON M. D, HAS removed to his new residence, one door south of his former dwelling, on the east side 01 Michigan street, where he may be found and con sulted professionally. 34-yi A. O. BORTON, DEXTIST. Office 2d story Post Office Building. Teeth extracted without pain, by the use of Nitrous Side (or Laughing Gas). Teeth; from one tootOo a full sett, so cheap that the rich and poor can all get them. Office open all day except ju.uuuavs ana ndays and Tuesdays. C. R.REYNOLDS M. D, REGULAR Physician and Operative Surgeon, of 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 lde of Michigan street, thrc-i doors north of the bank, Plymouth, Did. 34tf DR. HENRY HOLLOW AY, OFFCE IN BALCONY BLOCK, LAPORTE, INDIANA. Teeth extracted with the most approved instru ments. Teath filled in a Drof essional manner. Full sets of teeth made of the best material, and warranted as good as the best. janis-tf. Ceo. M. Dakin M. D. Physician and Surgeon, (Successor to Dr. A. Teegarden.) LAPORTE, IND. Dr. Dakin gives especial attention to the treat ment of Chronic Diseases and Diseases of women. He belisves that disease is debility importance of vitality; that causes ot disease are depressing ana lower Vital power; and, therefore, selects such rem edies as restore and strengthen vital functions, and give a better renewal of life. He gives nothing to pull down, to reduce, to prostrate; but brings to Dear every influence that tends to build up and strengthen. Consultations free. Correspondence requested. Send stamp for circular, or call and see him. Office in Davidson's New Marble Front Build ing, ni&rauy MSCE JLLAJYJEO U S . McCUrDY HOUSe7 SOrTH side P. Ft. & Ok R. W., Wanatah, Ind. Frank HcCnrdy, Proprietor. Convenient and extensive accommodations. 34tf E. Moore. j. West. Moore &. 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, IND., PROPRIETOR OF THE PLYM onth Plaining Mill,- and dealer in Lumber, Lath, Walnut Bed Stuff, Sec, South Of the P. Ft. W. C. R. R. also. m.,nnf..- tnrer of Mouldings, Brackets, and Scroll work of all kinds and patterns, at prices more than 80 per cent below the Chicago and Milwaukee rates. And the work is warranted to be interior to none. JVl3yl EXCHANGE BANK or BUCK fc T()4i, Plymouth, Indiana. WE BUY AND SELL Foreign 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 n'.d draw drafts direct on our correspondents in over 150 cities in Europe. -OFFICE IX OUR HARDWARE Store, No. 9 Michigan st. july20tf NUSSBAUM & MAYER WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ON THE EAST SIDE OF UICMG1N ST. PLYMOUTH, IND KEEP EVERY THING OF THE l-t quality in tlu-ir lino, which they pro 1...M! to sell oi, the mobt rcitsL-uable terms. They will buy all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, HIDES AND PELTS, or which they will py the hijiliestmarkrt pries in CilSM, Furs being made a apecialty at this house, all per win who I.Mi.j; thnir Coon, Muskrat, Opp.wmnn, -Wnk, tier, mid other Purs can ft-el mauled that they will receive the highest, cash price, ix-tli'-uib. What I Know About Trimming. Since the days of our grandmothers, there has ucvot becu such a rai' for lrimininm mmi !,iHi.. dresses and suits as this yean and the most dodu- lar is the so called French fold, made from bias, material, put npon the dress in a variety of styles. 1 o trim dresses at the present dav without t.li iri- ons Sewing Machine attachments would be an im- liuiMuiiiiy. A young man in Chicago has just invented an improvement for all Sewing Machines, with which to put on the fold as fast and as easily as an ordi nary hem can be made. The same implement is also a practical Kinder and crood Hummer. It is being made and sold" hr the Ij slie Ruffler Company, and is a valuable addition to the Scwinw -Machine. It is called Kominnr's Vr.-iwh T,imm-. and will be sold by all Sewing Machine Agents. Chittrgn Eriiitif Pout, Leslie Ruffler Co. 848 Wabash Av. Chilli. John S. Bender's Reliable Insurance, NORTH MISSOURI Asset Overo'$GO,000. Home Columbus. Ohio. Cash Assets FRANKLIN. $S71,000. INDIANA. Capital $500,000, neither of which is affected by the Eos to tire. Policies issued in the above sterling and reliable Companies at fair and equita- 01c rates. JOLTN S. BENDER, Agent. Plymouth, Indiana. REAL ESTATE" FOR SALE. MARSHALL COUNTY. Lot ST 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 it offered for sale for cash in hand at 11000 less than its real val ue. Also the East half of lot 115 with a convenient little frame residence will be sold cheap. ST. JOSEPH CO., IND. A line improved farm of 120 acres with orchard almost every convenience except Barn, situated 1 miles from Walkerton. There is on this farm a yt story frame house in good repair and will be sold ata bargain. n43-tf Best Thing in the West. A(chison,Topeka & Santa Fe R. 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 J per cent, reduction to set - tiers who improve. A FREE PASS TO LAND BUYERS THE FACTS about this Grant are Low Prices, Long Credit, and a Kebate to settlers of nearly one fourth; a Rich Soil, and Splendid Climate; short and mild Winters; early planting, and no wintering of stock; plenty of Rainfall, and just at the season; Coal, Stone and Brick on the line; Cheap Bates on Lumber, Coal, &c; no lands owned by Speculators; Homesteads and Pro-emtions now abundant; a first class Railroad on the line of a great Through Route Products will pay for Land and Improvements. '. e It is the best opportunity ever offered to the pub lid, through the recent completion of the road. For Circulars and general information, addrass A. . TOCZALIN. Manager Land dep't, nl0-3mo. Topeka, Kan. ' ) Liberal Policy. The following is a pretty fair specimen of the kind of political litrature, the Lib- end Democratic papers are indulrfnir in of late. They are not all guilty of whole sale slander and defamation of cliaract- iers ; oui enougn 01 meni are pursuing that course of policy, to make it apbli- cable to the party. Even the tender hearted, truth-loving, gentlemanly editor of the Warsaw Union adopts and publish es, if he does not write, the following : "Vice-President Colfax is jrettinir deeu- er and deeper into the Credit ifiibilier mire, lie attempted to "swear himself through," but Oakes Ames says the Smi ler can't swear hard enough to disprove his (ilmes') memorandum book, backed by the banker s and Sergant at-arms' sworn testimony that Schuyler received $1,20 dividends on a $500 investment in Credit Mobilier stocL. lie only adds the crime of perjury to that of corruption. There is now but one course to pursue, if justice were meted out to the unfaithful official, and that is to institute an action against him and impeach him. The country cannot afford to have the second office in the United States Government dishonored by an incumbent who has been convicted before the whole country of the crimes of corruption and perjurv. mvain have we looked for some plausi ble explanation, or loop-hole, through which "Indiana's most favorite represen tative and gifted son" could, make his es cape from the uncomfortable dilemma into which the Credit Mobilier Investi gation has placed him. Mr. Colfax has been regarded in this section of the Re public, as a political savior. Our citizens will remember with what ovation the smiling Siniler was met in Warsaw, when he made a speech here two years ago ; how the devoted hopped and danced around him like the heathens before their God : The muslin ratr on the east end of the Court House, "Welcome to Col fax," was permitted to hang in shreds for two years out of pare aud almost ,', revcrance to tlie memory ot the Christian Statesman, as he was nick-named by the Radical press. With a hymn look under his arm and Credit Mobificr stock in his pocket, he went forth to do his mission in the service of his master Ames." No wonder he withdrew from the edi torial association. The First Married Couple. Mr. Y. of Richardson, an old resident and one of our most valued subscribers writes us concerning an item in regard to the first marriage in this county, which we clipped from" the Plymouth JiepuUie-an- as follows : "Friend " Alillik.au is under misapprehension about the marriage of Charles va:l aud Olive Stanton. lie claimed to be the tir.st settler on Terra CouK?e prairie (1S30) and assisted by Howell Huntsman, to have built the first cabin therj, lodgeingat nights by theide of a big tree that had fallen. It was three fourths of a mile south of Terre Conpee station on the farm how owned by John T. Kelsey and others (.which land by the by was assessed by the Kankekee Valley Draining Company.) When Laporte county was taken off from St. Joseph the first marriage license granted in the new county was to Charles Vail and Olive Stanton. Olive township I have under stood w as named for her." South Bond Tribune Friend Vail is undoubtedly correct, as he was conversant with his brother Charles' aftairs, and was to him all that a friend and brother could be. The rfkhart Obatrtur says ; "We have always had strong hopes of the usefulness of tbe Editorial Associa tion of the 10th aud 11th Districts, but v e don't see how it can ever exist since those brilliant lights have gone out fiom the constellation, t. e. the editors of the Warsaw Union and Columbia City Poxt. We really hope the association will man age to have one more meeting. Reub. Williams did it wir.h his saucy pen." To which Reub. Williams replies. "Reub. WTilliams did it with his saucy pen" ( ?) Are we to be forever misrepre sented It was the Plymouth Republican that did the business, and its editor can now see what a scrape he has got inno cent partie into:" Our mild mannered, oily tongueid neighbor of the Indianian, deserves better treatment at the hands of the fra ternity. We deny any eSort or desire ou our part, to shift the responsibility upon the innocent. "Shake not your gory locks" &c. if they should chance to be gory at us. A young lady of Champaign, Illinois, has struck a new mode of making money, which affords a man an opportunity .of drawing himself a wife. She purposes to have 60,000 Lottery tickets printed, which she will dispose of at $1.00 each. The purchaser holding the prize ticket, which calls for her, if he is not satisfied with his prize, and thinks he connot take her and have the marriage ceremony per formed legally, and treat her as a wife should be treated, she will give him an honorable discharge and $5,00 in cash. This is a good chance for some one that is lucky, to make what we call a "small stake." . G. K. Libball was arrested at Washing ton, yesterday, on a charge of robbing the Adams Express office at Alliance, Ohio, and is now held to await the arriyal of an officer from Cincinnati. Children ought to open their eyes when told of the enormous amount of time, material, and labor that is bestowed on objects for their amusement. We see that toys worth $700,000 are imported in to England alone ! And now comes the Plymouth Repub lican, and asserts positively that "no facts have been developed to prove the charge of conniption oa Colfax." The paper then goes off into a homily on partisian ship and the attempt to ruin the character of pure men. It is not too much to say that the general opinion of candid1 men of all parties is that the evidence makes a very strong case against the Vice President, and instead ol there being "no evidence the testimony would be strong enough to convict any ordinary criminal. A he lie- publican shows its kind of partisanship in its tailure to recognize the unbiased tacts elicited, and it should have the honesty and independence to state the case as it really is. JNojrr man will doubt that Colfax stands convicted of complicity in the Credit Mobilier transactions, but as we have before said, there is still about one chance in a thousand for him to dis prove the charges. Until he clears the matter up the whole world v ill believe him guilty, aud lis conduct will do much toward the destruction of the little that is left of the people's confidence in the hon esty of our public men. Laporte Argus. Is it not barely possible that the Argus is mistaken in its judgment? we dis tinctly recollect that during the recent Presidential campaign, charges of bribery and corruption were made against some of our purest statesmen, by democrats who were determined to overthrow the Republican party, even il to accomplish that end, they w-re required to join hands with their most deadly political enemies. And in order to accomplish their object, they attempted to prove that Speaker Blaine, had received as a bribe, a large amount of Union Pacific Railroad stock, and they even went so far: as ft print in their papers, what purported to be & facsimile of a leaf from the stock subscription book, giving the name, number of shares and value of the stock. This was received by many by the Ar gu if we are not nistaken a positive proof that they had "caught the speaker." With them, Mr. Blain's positive deniel went lor nothing. Senator Wilson, and many others, were also charged as having accepted bribes from the Credit Mobilier company. We have published all the proof that lias yet been brought out in Mr. Colfax's case. It is simply the assertion of Mr. Ames, who acknowledges his object in the distribution of stock, was to make the Credit Mobilier company popular. The Argus may believe that Mr. Col fax is guilty ; but we think he is entirely too eager to dispose of Christian states men and prominent Republicans. There is a ton j of exultation over the assumed proof of corruption in prominent Repub licans, indulged in by many Democratic papers, that reveals their aims. Bourbon Items. Bockbox, Feb. 12th, 1873. Dkak Republican. The Teachers' Association Convention at this place, passed oft' very quietly, but with much of interest to the professional teacher, and to education in general. The subjects discussed by teachers hi at tendance, were handled in a more pracli cal manner than is usually the case in as semblies of this kind, and less of the sen timental Indulged in than is usual. Less disposition was manifested to ventilate favorite hobbies of particular teachers, and more earnest determination to sum up beneficial results of thorough system ia schools, was manifested by all; as if the association had become fully tired of generalization of essentials of good schools and bad, concluded to adopt and follow some well defined system of school organization and government that promised something of success,' by united and continued effort. Let the plan he followed closely. Our election on Saturday last, resulted in a majority for sustaining tl cospora tion, which will doubtless stiuwlate the city officials to a more determined effort to discuarge every duty of their office, and now we will have no further complaint in regard to a non-enforcement of ordinanc es, which has given us such dilapidated side-walks, and blockaded streets in the past. But seriously, all jokes aside, our people have had considerable- occasion to grumble, when they falf half a dozen times or more, In walking over a half block of side-walk, because of loose boards, and man-traps left by our efficient city dads, to catch the' sober as well as the tipsy, all over our principal streets and promenades. Let the good work of corporation' be kept up fully to the standard of- the past and anothei election will occur wkhin the next three months, certain. The Bourbon Glee Club gave a vocal and instrumental concert to a large and appreciative audience, on Monday night, at the Brethren church. It is to be hoped that this is only the first of many such musical entertainments, that Bourbon is to be favored with from this talented club. ' ' The boiler in Jones' mill, exploded a day or two since, with great violence, but no lives were lost, although a large number of person were ia the mill at the time. "All is quiet on the Po-to-mac." Briefly, but, good homoredly Thine,. Little Joker. Anothek disgracbft;l Row. On last Sunday afternoon', between the hours of seven and ten o'clock, a fight occurred in the bar room, or in front of the Na tional House, (our informaut did not say which,) The right was participated in by three persons, one of whom was severely punished, other received a blow on the nose which caused it to spread over an nndue portion of his otherwise bandsomt phiz. This is not the first, second nor third row of the kind that has .occurred at that house. We should like to know if there is not some means by which the law can be enforced, at least in cases of such gross violation. , They, the proprie tors, with other retail dealers in liquors do not appear to know that the Grand J ury is in session, at least they do not seem to care. Well it does not seem to us that that august body inspires much fear among the keepers of the gin mills in our eity, nor does it appear strange. when, if we are informed correctly, per sons that pass as respectable, vigorous in mind and body, cannot "remember whether they drank a glass of beer on Sunday or not. " It is astonishing how short some gentlemen's memory is, when they are brought into the midst of tie Grand Jury, and are questioned by that body as to their drinking proclivities, and as to the time and place of their obtaining their favorite decoction. I suppose, Mr. Editor, you have enough on this subject ; but will say that I think it time that we were rid of such places. They are a dis grace to our town, and obnoxious to every person wno lavors law and order. We say, close them up. Axti. Dr. Henry Holloway, of thicity, has a reputation as an accomplished dentist, un surpassed by any one in the Northwest TT ... 1 i. , iuh.es a proiessionai pride in every thing pertaining to it, and never hesitates to make Kse of all the latest and best im provements. The Doctor has recently obtained the right, by letters patent, for using a new and improved method of attaching artificial teeth to metalic plates, or Aluminium. This new method of at tachment is doubtless far superior to any thing of the kind yet adopted, and as Dr 1 . t , . . . xiuiioway nas me exclusive rigut to use it in thtecity, he will no doubt reap a great benefit from it. We congratulate hii on his success in able an improvement.- securing so vau -Laporte ' lbraU Some time next week, we will have the J udge s decision in regard to the grantin of Svokes, the murderer of J. Fisk, Jr., re-nearmg, wmcn should he tail to cet ue, saiu atones, win nang on the aath inst. A few more warm days, will soon make the grass in the court house square suita ble for the Sheriff's cows, horses or calves, should he have any. in a very short time, the season for making maple sugar, and of course syrup will be at hand, and it is presum ed that the sugar manufacturer will le prepared to coitimence operations. We notice one of our citizens of jewish descent, very much pleased over the pur chase of 2 coon-skins, which inclines us to believe they were amocg his first pur chases in that line. We had the pleasure of meeting oub friend Stephen Sharp, one of the leading farmers of Bourbon township, his report is favorable . from that section of the county. Very little excitement attended the sale of delinquent lands and town lots, at the Court House, in this place, on last Mon day. Property holders, have until the 19th of April, 1873 to pay their taxes, for the year of 1873. Let every one remember, pay up promptly and we will have no delin quents, and soon be out of debt. The nation which begins by exporting its raw material ends by exporting its men The same will apply to cities and towns. The secret of South Bend's prosperity is that she exports no raw material ; Dut manufacturers at home, thereby furnish ing employment for a large population. Plymouth should learn wisdom from her neighbors. . Every black Walnut tree that ia cut down in Marshall county, should be manufactured into furniture or vaneering. Double the amount now realized from the product of our forests might be made out of our valuable timber We need ' chair manufactory, a table and bed-stead manu factory, and many others. They will come. We see that the law-makers of Penn sylvania, propose, in a Bill introduced in the Legislature of that State a short time since, that whenever an unmarrietl man and an unmarried female are foundto have been guilty of illicit intercourse, they shall be declared to be married to each otner, just as firmly as if the nuptial cere mony had been regularly performed. Whether this is to be in lieu of all other penalties for their crime does not appear ; but it will nevertheless give the offspring of such intercourse a father, as well by law as he has by nature. The Eer.dHllville people, think that a. city charter is too costly a luxury for them. ' ' ' Plymouth-wants a city charter, so that she may be Hole to pass and enforce laws, suited to her size and growing condition. Why is a woman' like a rosette ? cause aro.Hftfe is made out of ribbon, a woman out of rib-bone. Be and Thirteen persons united by letter, with Trinity M. E. Church, in Chicago last Sunday, including in the Hummer,, Sena tor John A. Losran and wife. The Vice President, Mr. Henry Wilton, has made up his mind not to resign his seat in the Senate, until March tte 4th, 1873. ' "iin.. aMiii - A man by the name of McNulty, suffer ed the extreme .penalty of the law, death by hanging, at Peoria, Illinois, on the 7th List. Three children were found in a house at Indianapolis, lad., surrounding a dead mother Mrs. Dean, there was neither fire nor wood in the house. The people of that city cannot be burdened with a surplus of humanity. On Saturday last the citizens of Bour bon took a vote on the question of sur rendering their corporate authority. By a decided rote they resolved to sustain the corporation. The vote stood 54 for the corporation and six against it. Geo. Cauriwi), formerly a clerk in- the Register Drpartment ot the Chicago, HI. Post Office, was on last Friday, sentenc ed to lOyears confinement in the the Illi nois State's Prison, for appropriating the contents ot Registered letters. A California paper says : "Streams are very high in Southern Oregon ut the present time. The Umpqua "raised' ae foot last night ; it will raise the other, probably, within the n-xt twenty-lour hours, when it will ma." A malicious libel is going the rounds tk.t vegetation is so scarce "at Cape Cod that two limllen stalks aud a whortle berry bush is called a grove. The truth is that unless there are three whortleber ry bushes 'they never think of saying grove. The Teachers' Association met at Bour bon last Saturday, and had a very inter esting aud agreeable meeting. We have not been able to procure a report of the doings ; but may yet be furnished with one by the secretary, or other teachers. The next meeting is to be held in Ply mouth, on the 8th of March. The Kansas Senate passed a concurrent resolution yestesday, memorializing the United States Senate to investigate the case of Pomeroy, and the House passed one asking Pomeroy to resign. Before election a young lady agreed to kiss the editor of the Volga (Iowa) Times once a month for four years if Grant should de elected. She is keeping her word manfully, but is growing thin, her appetite is poor, and unless the winner of the bet deodorizes his face and quits chewing tobacco, he will have to an nounce a funeral ere lopg. James Fletcher, the young man that used a chair one day las week, in Xeal's saloon, (instead of Woolford's, mention ed last week) was tried for assault and battery before Esq. Fish, who after hear ing the case declared the defendant not guilty. It was stated by a gentleman; who heard the trial through, that deal's. safoon was a fearful 7wuse. We were pleased to notice the familiar countenance of our friend and former citi zen, Mr. Frankling Shirley. Mr.'Shirliey was one among the first settlers, of thte county, he opened up a fana near M.ax- mkukee Lake, where he resided until 1853, and then moved to Carrol County, Illinois, near the Mississppi river. He is now on a vish to his numerous friends, residing in this county, lie says, not withstanding the. severity of the winter, in the section of the country from whence he came, that times are good and money plenty. Our friend and fellow townsman, James Russell, has by request from a gentleman of the Patent Office, finished up one of his patent school desks, to be exhibited1 at Vienna, France. The desk is - made' from black walnut lumber, and the work manship, cannot be excelled. The deslf. has been forwarded to Washington, D. C., from. which place it will be with the nu-: merous other articles, intended . for the' World's Exposition, forwarded to Vienna, France,. ...... Any one who may be desirous of find ing out who "occasional" drinkers are, may, we are informed, do so by secreting himself in some near and convenient placa" commanding a view of any of the back doors of the saloons, located on Michigan street, at least he is likely to be rewarded,., by seeing several would be gentlemen; 0' into said back-door, and upontheir return the point for him to decide; is whether they went in to see a friend or take, a.s&v J ciol gloss.