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:i. a&S53AKaF-'-"J'g-" .1001 'Fj $iitln letospper tbotrt to foliiics, Jfnragn anb domestic pus, lileratitrt, Ik M ani Sciences, Mutation, .gritiltet, Markets, -Mmtmtis A' c VOLUME XXXIV;. WOODSFIELD, MONROE COUNTY, OHIO. TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1877. . NUMBER. 28. Pit 6 SPIRIT rVBrve Man's Reminiscences. fragment rroni tbe Career , lien. James Shields,' ftarra- ' - - ted Dy Himself. of On4bcT8cooTKi,t)( Jjal,- ,Gen: James teWetd visited Lockport, New York, nd i'erfliyei j publitf reception,' Jn which the tity authorities,- the veterans of the late war, 'and ' a few who had served under him in 'Mexico, 'the sixth separate com pany, 31st brigade; national guard, arid "cititena. ' generally,'- participated. .! .; Tue jaufldahj hospitality, of seyeral private Qansiona...waa extended, to. thedistin -guighei guest,-and in the evening he de livered a very entertaining lecture at the '3odgtt-.,Opera House,' (or the benefit of nfceSoldiera' -Home Balk, -The pub .WM'if enV- Shields begati lu!I835 "iVnrin, company .'withAbraham Lin 'tain, Stephen A. Douglas and" Col.'Har IdyT fatter ward ' killed, at Buena Vista,J lie entered the Illinois Legislature, and ' 'extended over's period of almost thirty tyeifsY' embraoing'two terms in the Uni ted Starts Senate, vand services in three , war 1 " tils J reminiscences; "both In prU jVle tapd joa the platform, are told in ad off-hand? unpretentious way, but are ex tremely, interesting.. -As to many of the .ceoesr. and events of civil and military life which he describes, he is perhaps the biy ltv1rfg",w1tBesS. Some of his anec trotes were jotted down by a 1tiorrespon. "denrof the. New .Tort Times apd are j,$ef presented mostly in the language of -te1iKm.:iWtBSTtB AND THB QUAKERS. r;-Whire T was fa the Senate (said Genl SiHeldsJI saw much orWebateria and i put of tiV Capitol : He met me onalday land iaWsi hielda, flfld have got into , diffliailiy miih aome of my, ' cons.tituentsi oseQualMra, who ar dissatisfied with 'my-ed vocacyof a certain measure,: and . they; have sent a large, delegation down here rom Massachtselts to. make a pro ' tes' I' "have "prdtnised' to 1 meet '.them if ; v.eniiy, -n4 J. would like to have jouihere.V' -.f. e f '.,1 m- .-.vsc H'.Wijy, what can I dof . r i.ius-: i-sj tYotir'- native : blarney, Shields it aay help me birt of the trouble. "laughed at th ideaj of, J)larnei ef fecting anything where Daniel W ebster's e.loqui)ce could not -convince, and I nKjofttinn ; hiit hainaistp.dT and I promised to bs on hand. Evening came, and joined Webster at his rooms. Presently the delegation arrived adUsera .seated ; a dozen or twenty of J the most solemn men I have ever seen, lllrigjdly copturaed; In Quaker dress - lV ituQat wasting any time the chairman arose and liddressedXMfi Webster in a iBalipaecfc Hetommented severely on the coarse of the Senator as to the meas ure in question,' setting forth the bad ef fect which' U-'liiight have on their sect', 4&ptes&i j?reat : sorrow " and surprise ihat iliv, , Webster .had been foutidsup porting, 'such, a bill! and concluded with a tfgorbua protest; in wriiing,which bore many!" signatures. " Webster listened at ISPJiielf,. with .unchanged counteuance, and when the spokesman had resumed his eat he rose un and replied. He spoke alf. an hoar, and betore ne conciuaea -' T A - V . 1 V hi ere w ; as eloduent as he was often J TT J - J nff.-. f. uearu. nis ueieuae wan euuyij yua uc "cleoaad- tha-measura-one demanded by the interests of the whole country, al though, it might not be specially adapted the,,warita''acd interests of any sectj 'and after clearly' setting 'this forth, he Tade sQcb an appeal to the delegationjo remember that they'were Americans, as well as Quaker?. vthat I was fairly eleo rtrjfted.i Jia .effect produced by his words on tha. delegation Fas. i astonishing When he began they were all seated ; af - ter he had spoken ten minutes one after another toseo hfa feet, till they were all . Standing ', then they commenced to move 4dwaM him'.and they had'soon surround ed him In a body: Before te finished I aw the chairman take out his petition WttTtear-lt to pieces: and when he had finished 'flome of war were shedding a.k'nd air of tnem were grasping CTftt)3ref, rhahds' 'as' fast" as they could feC thtnVJFrlenl .Webster,' .cried the apokesman, 'thee is right and we are wrong; we owe thee an apology; we ynR:-Bif,7ib ,morB abpijt IT; thee knows thy dut better than we ' " " 'Tb'd! Vxfday I ? taet'MH Webster, in.?r.Wilh a Countenance of perfect grav itv he eaid:"WeIl, Shields. now ' idq'Cwe blarney those fellows nicely ?" f.V.OVt'UoPQH aid bbapt.u VWi'Ilrst" Interview--with Gen. Taylor was humor ouslv described : "I was 6ent with my brigade to report tojhim on the fCroTJrae."X!ler eeUVng my com- thhJptftOaPR I ppi P" the.inp8t showy uniform I had. and spent much lime in Tigging mjself-np, to do honor to such .commander in chief of tha army of oc-rCiioaihjrin-Arrived at headquarters I in -. quired ioe Genj-Taylor,. And was shown Into v tent - by the orderly who. went iway'to Innonucrf me.1 'Presently enter, J. baj"d;featorea but. still very benevo lenUbcedi man. .quite'' undersized who, icon iua. appearance would jaasily have been taken for a wagoner. A great flaDDino straw hat crowned hla head, ! he The haT bo collar; a linen coat, and the . . -.. ' T . ... - w 1 - I .Coarse pantaloons ne wore naa no euspi cion of rank; about tbem, and -his on 8tockin2ed feet were covered with com nfoia thfantrv'shoes '.; While I was trying to'.flaure. ra mV mind what this appari lion cetild be, Jie grasped my band and heartily exclaimed i Tm glad to see you here, Gfln.1 Shieids.ahd will cut put some work for your command before long.r And tbis was actually Ueo. senary iay lorrohe of the bravest, kindest and no blest men that ever hved.p CEBBQ QOBDO- ' Previous to the brilliant American vic tory at Cerro Gordo, the engineers, both Of the' attacking , and defending armies, bad'cSrefhlly surveyed the highest pf the emiheftce&ntat bristle about the place, arid "had repojtgd "it inaccessible. i oVeoRea-'the 'whole Tlexican' army, but the -Bleiifcahs' werer" confident that it could not be occupied, and the same be heF pfeVaHed In" the American camp.-i-hfeldf.'was' Jin bia tent, .when toward jpaidnigfiit a ,'aumber , t(, soldiers , of his wmaimi!cflia to-bim and asked per- raisstoaj to- put a six pound gun on the tb'or'tbis cM. "'' -'I!was astonished.- 'Don't you know,' f'askei;'nibat' the, engineers say U can't be oUmbed.V-to Bay nothing 'about put ting 'flryloaVp'. there. They -insisted, however, that they should like to try it. 'Try it, then, boys,' I said, 'no harm will be done, even if you fail.' They went away, and in two hours wer&back again with the amazing news that they actually had a six pounder in-position on the summit"; of that almost perpendicular height , " 'And if you'll consent, sir,' said one of them, 'we'll put a twelve pounder there, too.' "Go ahead,' I replied. 'I'll believe you ean do .anything nowr' And long before daylight they reported : that the twelve-pounder was up there beside the six-pounder, ready to open on the Mexi cans in the morning. I thought the news was lot good to be kept, so I went to Gen'. Twiggs' tent and roused him up. II u heard m story, and looked at me as though he did not believe a. word of jt:,.. "Do you mean to tell ; me,' he ex! claimed, t.hat those fellows : of yours have hauled a twelve pounder and a six pounder up to tire top of.that. height?'. , " 'Yes, sir ; and what do you think of that?'-; . h -...,:..'? " 'I think there are two pieces of ar tillery Jost to .the United States ;, for there are' not men enough in the army to get them down Again.' But those two pieces 'did excellent service against the astonished Mexicans that day, and they Were got down again afterward.'".! :. ' ' , .-. AN INCIDENT. '.Gen! Santa 'Anna was in command of the Mexicans at Cerro Gordo. He was utterly defeated and compelled to retreat with heavy losses in prisoners, material, and. filled and wounded. .Shields was dangerously "wounded in the fight, and of course left behind at Jalappa. When he became convalescent he was informed that a lady living opposite the house where be lay had been very kind and at tentive, and had been of much help to his-attendant's... :As soon as ho was al lowed to 'walk but be' went to thank her, when he learned to his surprise that she was a daughter of Santa Anna. In the course of the conversation that followed bei-enfarkedT" '" : " 'Bui did yon know who it was that you :wee,mlni8tecing.to all this time?' .-: iNbt Tit first Bhe replied.' " 'I discov ered, afterji time" that you .were General Shields, who 1 beard was killed.?' ' i ' 'Perhaps' hadyoU known at the first that I . was one who had a large share in defeating , your father, you would not have relieved me ?' 5 - s . ; .s. "She drew herself up with the air of an f old pastilian. . 'Sir, she said, 'had you' with your own hand killed my father in fair fight in fair fight I would have done 'for you' in your extremity just as much as I now have.'. . And she looked it as well as spoke it.- '- - -' . -v i 1IAQRUDEB AND THE GUERRILLA. It was during this campaign,an i about thia trme,that n incident occurred which the lecterer very humorously described, but which ia here greatly abbreviated. Gen. John. B Magruder, of subsequent Confederate fame, was then an orBcer in our army, and plumed himself highly on his horsemanship. One day he . rode across the square on a superb .black ani mal that he had just bought for a high pnese, ana came u me winuuwkuy wuiuu Shields lay, that the latter might see and admire, his purchase , The curveting of the steed and , the bearing of his rider drew a crowd into the square, and pres ently there were a thousand or more sol diers, citizens and army followers of all kinds, watching "Jack Magruder show off. After a time,, when. Magruder had stopped n moment, one of the Mexicans came Tup !to him, patted and praised, the horse, , and, 4old . the officer that he rode almost 'as 'well as. an inhabitant' of the country:! ti I UVil-i.L :. :; "Almost!" Magrurter cried. ,"I can ride as well as any Mexican. Show me one, who. fan tide better : i-j "Nay," said the Mexican, '.'you claim too much. You ride well, but it is not possible-that-you' can knowourhorses auite as well as we do. Magruder nnsisted,and, growing warm, offered to bet a dozerrdoubloons that he could rid bis horse better than the other could. The Mexican objected; said he did not like to bet and he did not like to show off his horsemanship in public, but at last, as Magruder grew more urgent, he reluctantly consented, and the money was . put.! m the hands of another Mexi. can. .Forjudges an American wascno sen by Mazruder, a Mexican by his ad versary, and the two together for a third chose a Frenchman , Then. Magruder put his horse through . bis paces', nrst waikinz round tne square, men irouing, then, galloping and , finally putting the animal to top speed, with a magnincent burst - that drew - cheers and band clap pings from the crowd. ! After a few mo ments the Mexican came forward tot Iris tiial. , . Without .touching his hands to the '.'animal , he ' vaulted on his back and went tbrousb. with .precisely. the same performance as had. Magruder,and really proved, himself the more accomplished horseman of the two. Magruder ntm self joined in the applause", and admitted franklv that he was fairlv beaten. The Mexican smiled' and 'ho wed,' and said "Now, if the senor will wait a moment I will show, him a feat of horsemanship the like of which he has never seen .: "Magruder assented, and the Mexican rode half way round the square; and then putting spnrs to the horse aisap peared in a twinkling v "What the devil does that mean ?" said the owner of the horse." "I only know one man who can ride like that," said a bystander, "and that is i l ' - r - . "Molino, the guerrilla ?" groaned Ma gruder. . ., - ."The same, sir. I don't think you' ever see your horse-again."- ' He never did; and the Mexican who held the stakes also disappeared ; proba bly one of Molmo's men. a never heard the last of this among his brother officers, and while his vexation lasted he declared that be -was "the biggest foot in the American army ' " ' ' 1 ' A 6PIEITED BESCDE.I :; - One , of . the thrilling . episodes' of the Mexican war which hi not found in any of its histories is that of the rescue of an English family from the city of Mex ico before the capitulation by a detach ment 'of American' soldiers. The city had been iuvested for some time, when a refugee one night entered that part of our lines which Gen.. Shields command cd He- was taken to the General, and to him told his story. He was an En glish boy and with his mother and a sis ter just arrived at womanhood, occupied a house in the capital at the lime of the investment. One of the lawless guerrila chiefs who held the people of the city as well as or the country in terror, had conceived a violent passion for the sis ter, who had repulsed his advances, and he had declared in his rage, that unless she consented to hid proposals on the following morning he would carry her off. by force, and cause her mother and brother to be executed. - The lad, in the extremity of bis terror, had made his way out of the city, past the sentinels and the lines,gained the American camp, and now besought the ceneral to save his sister and mother. The ardent soul of Shields (who was then but 37) was fired at the thought of the miserable, fate awaiting these -hapless ladies, and with out communicating at all with headquar ters (where flat refusal would have been certain) be formed a plan for the rescue To call it rash, quixotic or dare-devil, would be but the truth; the best defense of his proceedings of that night is that it was a brave act, prompted by a gene rous heart, 'and that he succeeded per fectly, where disaster would have insured bis dismissal from the army. He bad about 400 picked men of his command detailed.and after quietly informing them of what he proposed to do, he found every man eager for the adventure. Put ting himself at the head ot the little col umn he silently left the American lines, 'and, favored by the darkness of the night, approached close to the walls ot the city without discovery. The senti nels could be plainly seen on the walls, and the cry, "Sentinela alerle!" was heard as it passed from mouth to mouth. Guided by the lad, the party scaled the wall at a favorable place,and seizing two or three of the astounded sentinels, de scended into the city, and quickly made their way unopppsed through the streets to the bouse- to which the lad guided them. The boy ran in and informed the ladies that deliverance had come. They hastily collected a few valuables and ar ticles of wearing apparel in a bundle, and placing the rescued party in the cen ter of the column Shields started to re turn. But meantime the alarm had been given, and drums were beating and lan terns flashing all around the walls. Ar rived near the point of entrance, it was "found that the whole open place between the houses and the wall were filled with Mexican infantry and artillery.' Shields instantly deployed, and gave the com mand to fire. A rattling volley,, follow ed by a bayonet charge, threw the Mex icans . into disorder, and the Americans rushed through and over them with their little paity, made their way out, and re turned to their own camp with but a few casualties, although they drew the fire of both Bides on their return, for the Amer- can camp was .now aroused, and the pickets were firing rapidly. But the tu mult soon ceased on both sides, the ad venturous soldiers returned to their quarters as though nothing had happen ed out of the usual course,and the ladies were safely bestowed for the night in a hut made as comfortable as possible. How he was called upon to account for this night's work will be best told in Gen. Shield's own language: , . . . "The next morning an officer of Gen Scott's staff came to my quarters with a message from the General that he would ke to know the cause of the previous ight'S alarm, as it originated in that part of the 'line which was under my command- I answered that I would re port in person, which I at once did. On the way I thought the matter over, "and concluded that it would be best to make clean breast of it, and I did so. The stbry threw Gen. Scott into a tremen dous rage, Ever since Cerro Gordo was (ought he had addressed me as 'My Cer ro ; Gordo., friend, but he now dropped that" familiar name. 'Gen. Shields,' he thundered, you are insubordinate and reckless in the highest . degree. You have put in peril the fruits of the whole campaign ; you have, perhaps, frustrated all my, plans for the capture of the City of Mexico.' . Sir, I'll disgrace you; I'll court-martial, yon, and have you dismiss ed the service " At this -my temper rose, and I answered him plainly that he mighv court-martial me and perhaps get me dismissed, but after all that had occurred on this campaign, neither he nor any other man could disgrace me ; and being by this time pretty well stirred np, I said that under' like circumstances I would do precisely the same thing over again instead ot being more angry, tbe liene ral was. rather softened bv this speech I was wrong, Gen. bbields, in saying would .disgrace you; I ask your pardon for that. You are a brave man, and dis grace is not a word to use toward you But vou are greatly to blame in this matter, sir . You have acted without or dera, and imperiled the whole campaign: Gen. Scott, I said, 'before you say any tning more about it suppose you-come over to my quarters and aee these la dies.' After some further talk he prom Ised 16 do so.and I rode back to my tent pretty well satisfied that I should have no further trouble with the affair. In an hour over came Gen. Scott, and I at once introduced him to the ladies. The daughter was a picture of beauty, with her golden curls and ber blue eyes; and after the mother had thanked tbe Gene ral with tearful eyes and trembling voice the girl seized his bands, wepi overtbem called him her preserver, and invoked the blessings of heaven on his head Scott looked from her to me with a very benevolent faee. . 'Well, my Cerro Gor do y friend, if I get you court-martialed for this,. I shall have you ptomoted,too. I have only to add that long afterward, when tbe war was over, and we had re turned to the United States, 1 received from Eagland, as tbe gift of the ladies.a costly diamond pin as a token of their gratitude." . ' These are but a few of the interesting and varied reminiscences with which General Shields entertains bis listeners in public and private. For the benefit of those curious to know something of the personal appearance of the' man, it may be stated that he is of medium size, hale and hearty, though sixty seven years of age, with a keen eye and some thing like the "brogue" in his speech. His residence is in Kansas city, Mo He speaks without the least bitterness toward any of his contemporaries, either in civil or military life, and evinces the warmest Interest in the prosperity and I welfare of his adopted country, LIST OP PHEMIUMS TO BB AWARDED B7 THE Monroe County Agricultural oe iety -AT THEIB- Twenty-Sixth Annual Fair, TO BE HELD AT WOODSFIIiLD, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the 5th, Oth and 7th Days ot September, 1877. Officers. ' President Jesse A Ketsor. Vice President James Armstrong. Secretary 'iKO. P. Doer. .. Treasurer W. T. Morris. Marshal J KB. 0. J 0HN3T0N. Directors C. Moser, George Rose. W. H. Simmons, James Armstrong, Jno B. Reed, John Dotjohertt.S. P. Wood, Thos. Wright. HOUSE DEPART TI EST, Superintendent Samuel C. Milhor!! . Contests ot Speed. CLASS A First Dat Fastest trotting (under 6) or pacing (under 4) horse, mare or gelding under saddle or in harness. 2 best iu 3,3 rounds to the heat.. .....lkt $10, id 96 Judges J K Buohanan, Adalbert Jones, Jacob Neuhart. . ; . . ) HECOHD DAT. ; . . Forhhoow Fastest double team, trotters or pacers, best 2 in 3, 3 rounds to the ' : heat, three to enter, 2 to start. ...:.., $10 A t tiksoon Fastest pacing horse, mare or ge'ding, saddle or harness, 3 in 5. 3 roundB to the heat $25, 10, a Judges G W Robinson, Q R West, Dr Of W Stewart, John Rugsegger Henry Miller. THIRD DAT. FoRSSoojr Fastest trotting or pacing horse, mare or gelding, ovraed iu Moo- roe County, saddle or harness best 3 "in 6,' 3 rounds to tho'heat, no horse ' entered for a higher premium to be eli . gible in this 10 Afiirsoos Fastest stallion, any age, in har ness or nnder saddle.best 3 in 5, 3 rounds to the heat, 4 to enter, 2 to start $10 Fastest trotting horse, mare or gelding, in harness, best 8 in 5, 3 ronnds to the heat .$40. $20, $10 Judges Dr I P Farqnhar, Thomas B Day, Dr J Way. Jonathan Doltsctaw, N D Garden. The term "paoing". wherever need abrve shall inolnde ' racking. " Five mast enter and four start to warrant payment of a pre mium except where otherwise provided. En tries in this class must be made before 6 o'olock on the day preoedlng the raoe, excepting the race for the flrstdxy. The Board reserves the right to make snob, other terms and condi tions "in regard to. the foregoing raoes as it may deem expedient. i. ; Jt.il' W sS"Ten peroent of the total premiums, in each race, will be charged oa all entries. ; BALLOON ASCEXSIOX Will take place from the Grounds on the afternoon of the second and third days. CLASS B Hoasx Department. -Committee J D Mays, Dr A C Armstrong, Charles X Eetterer. J U Bishop, O F FUnt, i ' Horses for Light Harness. Best pair matohed horses for harness, owned by one person or firm ... 5 3 00 b at pair ma ched mafei for harness, ' owned by one person or firm ..... 5 3 00 Horses for Single Harness or Saddle Beet single driver .... 7. .. r..'.. 5 2 best saddle gelding or mare ......... 6 2 CLASS CHoese Department. ... Committee August Meyer, Samuel Harts. horn, Fhilo Cram, P U Lemley, J H Good' hart." T r- '. . ' r Stallions for all Purposes. Best stallion . of any age, with two r more of his oolts ......' $6 $4 best stallion over 4 years old........ 6 3 . . do over 8 and nnder 4 yrs ... 4 do over 2 and nnder 8 yrs... 3. I do . over 1 and under 2 yrs . . .- 2 - Geldings for all Purposes. Best geldiDg over 4 years old , . . 5 2 ao over 3 and under a yrs... 4 a do over 2 and under 3 yis. .. 3 1 do over 1 and under t yr. . ,t Mares for all Purposes. . Best mare over 4 years old 6 ! do over 3 years old ..........4 ! do over 2 years old...... 3 '. do -- over 1 year old;... ..2 : do ,. mare and oolt by her side .'. .4 ' bestsuoking colt........ 2 ' CLASS D Mules and Jacks. Committee James B Jones, Peter Fank hauser, Abe HalL Best lack of any age.. $4 12 best jenny of age 4 best pair males 6 best male oolt 2 : CLASS E Cattle. Dipartment. - Superintendent Qzo. Kzrvl. ' Committee James Stephens. Henry Mow- der.Joha lUL -Isaao Hatcher, G Yf Header shot. " Best thorough bred ball' over 3 years . old pedigree to be furnished... ..$10 best ball over 3 years old 5 4 4 4 4 2 do 1 year old.,.. do calf best oow oier 3 years old best heifer over S years -old do .1 year old..... ; , do calf.,.,. OxeA. : 2 1 Best yoke of oxen over 3 years old.... $5 $2 Best yoke oxen under 4 & over 3 yrs. 5 . do 3 do 2 ' 4 do 2 do 1 4 best fat bnilook - 4 CLASS F Sheep Department. Superintendent Sheep and Swine Geo (J. Norms. Comniittee Jos R Algeo, A Q Hughes, B L Mooney. Best pen of ewde, 10 or taon,.i $8 $4 best buok of any breed 6 beBt k ewes and 5 of their lambs...... 5 best 3 buck lambs under 1 y ar...... 4 best 6 ewa lambs - do ' 3 best pen ol fat sheep, 10 or more 6 CLASS G Swinb Department. Committee Jonathan Lieuelleu, Wm Rat ter, Geo W Baton. ' Best boar of any kind. ....... . ......IS $4 best sow of any kind 4 2 best 4 pigs or more,' over 2 and under 6 months.............'... ....... 3 1 CLASS H Potjltrt Department. Committee 'John Gramlioh, J M Goodwin, F M Amos. Best pair Polands 50o do Dorkings SOo ' . do Shanghais SOo ; i do Cooliins &0o do B!ack Spanish : .... . : SOo Games ..SO 4 natives (5 hens a 1 cook) ... $1 pair of turkeys SOo ducks 50o Guinea fowls ...&0o geese .SOo pea fowls. ...60c canary birds . . . , SOo do do do do do do lest display of poultry $2 CLASS I Farming Implements. Committee Jos Biker, Harrey T Mitchell, Philip Sohnmaoher, Sr. Frederiok Mnhleinan, Alexsnder Hntbheson. Best plow for general purposes ..$3 'Should the ojmtnittee deem it neoessa- ry, the merits of the plow will be decided by trUlJ threshing, maohiae and oleaner 6 two horse harrow 2 double shovel plow ,.. 1 roller I horse hay rake . . . .".. ,V. . .... : . . .". ... . 1 fanning mill. .7. .." 2 straw and hay oatter 1 ohnrn 1 bee hive 1 hoe SOo grain cradle $1 ox yoke and bows. 1 3 r ring wagon manufactured la ooanty display of garden implements,' 6 or more - kinds, owned by the exhibitor mattock made in county.'... ax do. do plow do do oorn cultivator wheat drill reaping maohlne m-wing machine . hor&e hay elevator eorri shelter , wheelbarrow ...... pump or other machinery for raising water 2 farm gate..... t hand rakes J dos manufactured in Co. . 1 sugw evaporator 3 cane crasher.. S wagon 2 two horse carriage..... i one horse oarriage t Lcornaudoob mill 3 sewing maohine.. ...Diploma largest and best display of farming imple ments $5 CL&.S3 J Miscellaneous Ma.nufao ; t. :: tures. : 1 Committee Perry Cline Henry Schaty, Casper Yookey, Wm J Crawford.Qeo Sohmidt, Best carriage harness .$2 saddle ' ide saddle.... rldle and martingale side sole leather side upper leather.. fair men's coarse boots. do calf boots .. lady's shoes ...... . two barrels tight work flour barrel display of tin and oopper ware, to consist : . of tip backet, oopper kettle, tin pan, tin tea kettle, manufactured by exhibitor.. cooking stove rifle gun..... secretary .... panel door... window sash. bureau 3 bedstead 2 center ..table......... ................. t seC chairs . . . .'. .---.. r , t. . . .' m largest and best display of furniture 6 bent and moat floor made from 100 pounds ol wheat 4 wagon whip . . . . 60o brooms ti dox manufactured luoounty. SOo fly brush, pea fowl feathers.... SOo oorn and potato basket 60s CLASS K Floral Hall. ' Committee Mrs Wm Foreaker,Mrs Luoln- da Umpleby, Miss Lettie Braey, Mrs George Read, Miss Margaret Nesbit. Best woolen oarpet $2 best rag carpet best pair doable ooverlets do single ooverlets best bed quilt made within the year. do . not made do . best pair homemade blankets best bed spread best homemade oounterpane . . . . best pair homemade linen sheets best home wrought rug best fire yards linen best piece of jeans, not less than 5 yds -. do oasinet do best linen table oloth.. best made ooat best pair lamp mats .SOo do woolen knit stooklngs ..ouo do cotton do ........ 50o do woolen knit mittens SOo best display in this department .$3 CLASS L Floral Hall. Committee Mrs Maria Poggenberg, Miss Maggie Watson, Miss Josie Tuornberry, Miss Euoiee Gats, Mrs Peter Dorr- - Best bonnet In style nd making. ....... .$1 best hat - do . do ... . . 1 best straw bonnet taken from field SOo best assortment millinery work $1 best made dress.. 1 1 1 do shirt do skirt. .. best specimen leather work. ... 1 ... 1 ... 1 best worsted embroidery.... silk ' do bead ; do 5O0 best embroidery on muslin v60o ..SOo ..50o do oollar. best orotohet work best ottaman cover. . . . . . .SOo best table 00 ver..., ..... ..50o best speoimen wax Work. ..60o do worsted work . . 60o ...SOe best fancy hair work, switoh. , do . do cans .600 60o SOo .....50o SOo best shell work best velvet hat silk hat............... best head drees ............. best toilet cushion 50o best embroidered slippers do ' piotare SOo 5O0 S5o best knit tidy best toilet mat 2o best worsted pocket haodkerohief 230 best embroidered oollar. 25o best lady's undersleeves .25o best chenille work 2So best artificial flowers -. 35o best display in this department $2 CLASS M Floral Hall. Committee, WT Bottenfield, Miss Lottie Yookey, Mrs Wm 8 Way, Mrs Dr Webb, Mrs H B O'Neal. Best oil painting 50o best water ooldr painting 60c bast speoimen orayon drawing..;... ...SOo do penmanship ,;....,.50o best photograph SOo bsst euromo .........60c best steel engraving SOo best statuette. .......it ........ ....SOo best hanging basket, bead SOo best piotare frame, oorn work ... ; ...... .SOo ao sneuwors... duo do- : gilt wdrk.. SOo -do - - mahogany , ...SOo best brsoketjs .j....SOo best rustio flower stand i .SOo CLA8S N. Committee, James A Watidn, lirl Henry R West, Mrs Fritz Beef, Mrs Luke Tipton Mrs DrBupp. Best display of greenhouse plants ..$2 best arranged boquet.. SOo do basket of flowers.. 60o do do . ' dahlias SOo greatest variety of roses ... . 50c do dahlias 50o best display heliotropes 50j do hydrangeas ..... Lantauaei Lyoopodiams . . . , Salvias ..sa0 ..60o SOo .SOo Colias Balsams ... SOo SOo German and China asters annaal phlox...: perennial phlox........ p-nsies. 6 varieties. . , . . . SOo ,60c 50o SOo ,S0o .60o SOo ,o0o SOo Chinese primroses. fnsobias .. geraniums verbenu. petnulai.. cactus ..60c oamelias .'. 60o best vase of flowers 60o best display In this department ......... $3 CLASS Q. Committee, David MoVay. Miss Sarah J Workman, Kiss Maggie Swallow, Misi Minnie Hamilton, Miss Mattie Okey. . Best jar of each standard variety of pre. serves on exhibition 60o best jar of eaoh standard variety of jams on exhibition ,S0o best jar of eaoh standard variety of J el- lies on exhibition...... .". . .SOo best jar of each standard variety of fruit . butters on exhibition SOo Kao lee aenh atena sio( f e.eUJ 1 wosjm -a vavu a iwuuniu ti it)i vi out ion I fruit or Tegetables on exhibition. . . .-. .50o bast far of each standard Tarietr of nick- les on exhibition i ...50c best jar of eaoh standard variety of spiced f'uit . 60o best jar ot catsup on exhibition... 50o best display in this department. . ....... $2 CLASS P. Committee, H F Burkhead, Miss Little Davenport, Mrs Amelia Ketterer, Miss Agnes Smith, Miss Mary Calverhoase. Best mountain oake SOo silver oake fiOo gold oake..., i 60c pound cake . SOo pound rake.. ...... SOo fruit oake.... SOo jelly oake.. ..60s lemon oake. SOo best tasks SOo best loaf homemade bread, yeast rising, with receipt Vor making '. . . 7so best loaf homemade bread,alt rlsing.with receipt for. making .750 best 6 loaves baker's bread 75o best corn bread, reoeipt for making..... 75o best blackberry wine .. ..50c best oarrant wine ' SOo best elderberry wine, SOo best each variety of grape wine, SOo bett any othet variety domestic wine. SOo CLASS Q. Committee. Geo S Algeo, JWM Brook. P B Hannah. . - ' Best 4 pounds batter, . $1 best cheese, 1 best two hams meat, ' 1 best box of houey,- 1 best sweet apple molasses, 50o best gallon maple molasses, 50o do sorghnm syrup, SOo best 6 pounds maple sugar, SOo best jar lard. SOo best peck of dried apples, 50o do do peaches, : 50c gallon ' do dried corn, . ' 50c gallon eaoh of other dried fruits, , .60o best display iathis department, $2 - CLASS K-Fruits. Committee HB Hill, John Cooper, Chas McGoDigal, Joseph Witten, Chris tian Cehrs. APPLES. Best 4 varieties Autumn apples $1 " Winter apples 1 ' sweet apples .1 for family use .....1 . for market 1 Largest and best display of apples grown by, ' tbe exhibitor, number of varieties and quality considered Best plate of large apples.sixi and plate of large beauty to rule .... 50o 25c best plate of 5 Baldwins..... plate of 6 Iselmont 25c , " Ben Davis...... v , Beotly Sweet 25c 25c I Fallawater ...25o Grimes' Golden .. 25c . Huhbardsoo's Nonesuch... 25e Greenings 25c Bassets 25c Bomanites 25c Rambos. ......25c Borne Beauty 25c Roiburv Russet 25o Smith Cider 25o .Winter Pearmain 25c Northern Spy.'. ......25o Fall Pippins.... ...... ..25o Siberian crap apples 25c PEACHES. Best plate of peaehes one variety...50o best plate Crawford's Early. .. 25c Crawford s Late 25o best display of peaches...........!...... 12 PEARS. Best 3 specimens of eaoh variety ef Dears, if approved bi committee. ..25o best plate of pears, quality and beauty to rale .....2oc best 5 varieties for general eultivation.50e PLUMS, QUINCES AND GRAPES. . Best display of each good variety of plums, if approved by committee. ..25o best display of plums ............25c best plate of quinces. ............... ...,25c best 5 bunches of eaoh approved va riety of grapes ...............25c best display of errspes - 59o largest and best display of fruits of different kinds, each variety must be named and labeled $2 CLASS 8 Farm and Garden Products, Committee Matthew Moore, Prather Russell, Georgo JNeff, Christian Weber, Uenn Winland. - Best half bushel wheat.... 91 half bushel Rye half bushel spring barley half busbei fall barley. half bushel Indian oorn half bushel oats. peok flaxseed peck timothy seed peok clover seed.......; eve best 9 pounds of tobaobo, spangled... 1 do ted 1 do yellow 1 peok Irish potatoes....;. 50o peek sweet potatoes. 50o seed Corn, 1 peek....; .N SOo peok white beaoa .....50c five pounds of hop-.......... 50o half bushel baokwhett.;.;....M SOo best watermelon.....; 50c beBt muskulelon. ....50c Carrots, 12 in number ....;.25o parsnips. 12 in number...'. .25c cabbage, not less than 3 beads 25o turnip, half bushel : .....25o Onions, one peok......;.......... 25o beets, 12 in number 25c tomatoes, 1 peck.... 25o winter squashes,3 in number 25 o winter or 7 year pumpkin ..25c cauliflowers, 8 heads. do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do do pumpkins, 5 In number ........ ..25c oucum bers 1 dosen 23 o vegetable , egg plant...... .....25c pepper and stalk..... 25o celery, 6 stalks. 25o parsley . ......i.....!.. M. 2'e pie plant......'.'..;'.'...!!.'.. .. 25o ruta bags ..V..' .... .25c peas, not less than pint each kiud.."....25o best 3 pqinHbcs 25c five citrooi.- 25c best and greatest variety of cereals, fruits vegetables, and other farm " products, not leBsthan 20 articles. ..$5 ; - ; FIELD CROPS. ' Best? acres wheat........: ........"..,...110 2 acres corn (bottom), ..... 10 2 acres corn (bill 10 2 scrjjs oats ...... ...... 10 2 acres hay.-... .'.. ,,....'M.iVw..J.10 bestf acre of potatoes ................. 6 best 1 acre tobacco...... ....... .......... 10 Measurement of the ground must be mada and sworn to by a competent sur- veyor, and tbe amount produced must be sworn to bv some oca bavin? knowledge of the ,mount. a full statement of the m.v f !.. ..j r uiWVUVU VI UUIUiatlUU lutl VUBV VI UIU' v . , "vu .mu" vioiH.Uy cu " and quality must bS stated. Jia tries may be made with the Secretary to L'ecember 1, 1877 Committee The Board of Directors of the Society. . EQUESTRIANISM. Lidy rider, . Istprem.SlO 2d, $5 rive-to enter. 3 to start. One hour of the third day of the Fair will be devo ted to Equestrianism. . The committee will decide only with reference to the ease, grace and Style of the competitor and her command of the horae. No ra cing will be allowed. ' Boy rider, premium ...310 same conditions as for lady riders. - . Committee to be selected on the ground. '" ' Discretionary premiums will be award' ed on meritoricms articles, whether in this list or not. JESSE A. KEIdOB, Pr. Geo. P. Dorr, Sec. An Animated Yar Map.' fDetroit Free rrei8.J When Chase Martin walked out there was a general stare. ' He had a black eye, a bitten ear, a sore nose biood on his chin, and more scratches on his face than there are spooks in a buggy-wheel. "Been down on tbe Danube ?" asked bis Honor, as the prisoner hung to the railing. -:r.- ; "I don't know where," ; was the ans wer. .. . . ...- 'Well, what's happened ?" "Oh, nothing much.". "Did you run against a wind-mill or a cage of wild cats r ' "No, sir ; I think I had . a little fuss with a bar-tender "You drank a glass of ginger ale and then wouldn t pay for it, eh ? ' . . rrL . i t n . i uai. was u, Bir, ana ue new maa about iL'! - . : - "How long did it take him to curry comb you off In that style? V. , "I don t believe be was over five min utes, your Honor." "And what is your defense? "I was thirsty." . ? : : -. "Well, the supply of ginger-ale at the House of Correction gave outlast night. I Kn fr I V n?TT rvnf Viaano r9 voln airv' v Vi At a llv..n lv. .? . n :fj. You'll get along very well for sixty days, unless you insist on marble wash-basins and silver drinking cupa. Next," r ' 'Pinned II l m Down. ' A grocer doing business on "Michigan Grand Avenue was asked to trust a col ored man ooe day for a quart of straw berries. ? .-.J IvuW.r..'.- a . ..' "Can't do it you'd never, pay," ,be repl?ed.. ,, .. :. , . . f . "I ll pay de money afore eight o clock in the mawning," continued the colored man:-' ," ! '.. ' - ' ' '; "Perhaps you might, but I don't be lieve it. If you have no , money bow will you have any then?" ! "Don't ask me boss I II have de cash shuah. Ize ies perspiring to death for de want of strawberries ' "Does any one owe yon ?" asked the grocer. .... . Vfj, "No sah." ' "Then how do yon expect to get any "Ob, de pay ill be all right." "I guess not - You'll nave to try some one else." ''Boss, you has pinned me right dewn to cold facts, ', said the customer., "1 wants Btrawbeniep. an' dey hez cot to come, an' . derefore, let me say oat wasn't going to-night to steal chickens an' sell 'em to git money." . "Ah! you wa8n't?";:;n;.;r : i "JNo, sah, . cause 1 dun pulled 'em in last night, an'dev'll be sold to a butch er dis evening. . Dat's de cold fact, mis ter, nu now. wrap up dem: strawberries an' don t abuse my confidence.- Detroit Free Press A Miraculous Escape Prom Death. Detroit, Mich , August 14 At day- light this morning tbe passenger train coming in on the D. and N. Road, strncs a wagon containing a man ana a boy at toe street-crossing, iuesnocii smashed the vehicle, threw the . horses over fence into a wood sned, tne man over the smoke-stack of the locomotive" upoti the root of the baggage-car, and -the boy. was hurled-through a window upon a table just set for breakfast Neither man, boy nor horses were disabled, bat in five minutes were' gathering up the remains of the wrecked wagon. "Can be, ongbt to be, and will be ex ecuted." John Sherman cn Resumption Act. '- . . t4.. ; . . Jodge West's Campaign Logic.. - . IChioam Times.! - Tbe Ohio demagogue's personal plat form : "I ain tgot no bonds, no railroad bonds, no Government bonds, no noth iriz.. , I'm a poor man,' I am, and the poor man's mend. Bishop a got rocas he has. Don't you ga for Bishop. He'd be a grinding of tbe faces of tbe poor I wouldn't. I'm so poor myself." Talk like this may take in Ohio, but in civih zed communities it is recognized for what it's worth.' "Can be, ought to be, and will be ex ecuted." John Sherman on Resumption ACt. : Ttie Deautlful Danhf.yr A woman .' was .'observed skulking around the foot "of Woodward .Avenue in Detroit ( M : Q iad Bays I as if she-ile- sircd 1o conceal ber identity from people on the Terry boats. She fl'islly fconcfepl ed herself Ik hind a post , and Jtfifcr ari. hour's: watcbinr she Suddenl .'walkrfl aboard Ohe of tli6 boats' Jiistlrtnding Oa the promenade deck a. middle-aged man of. good addresswas tnlking to IW ) womon who seemed to.bf stiaagejs to Lira. lie bad been calling their at tention to the cool JbreEeiavgiL:fi). pies and dancing sunshine, andwas just asking them if the green' Banks 'ion Xtfo Canada side didn't remind! them , of Alia quaint old ruins along the Rine, f whAn the :womAa ..who hat 4b.eh:skulklna Uround-came up bebii d hiui and landed a cuO on-Tiia earhat-iaaaeTirgaBp . for breath. ,,v.,.. "Pintin out the scenery,' fcre jdu!" she exclaimed, as he reached for his'iat. . ' Left homo on a drunk threa ' days ago, your family out! of provisions nnd the baby sick, aud I find you down .herd with all the style of a iuke;.-pln.ltnj.iit Canada td sti an ge womeu!" was You pint for home P she interrubtcd. "and if you even think of dodging intd an alley Til yell 'murder.!' tand tuin otlt the .whole police force H -l He gave one last lingering look at I ho Canada shore, and .went down stairs. dodged around a buggy, and .shot jjowfi the wharves as if fired from a gun. "iever mind ! ' abe remarkeii, as she1 stood on a bale of hay and witched his. flight "he'll hate to have , a change of paper collars before the week ;pnds, and it'll be Just as delicious to 4etffly Angers into his hair . Batnrdav nisht as this morning ! . When I freti-throiujih with him he'll think the scenery varound here has run down to an old horse and one' sunflower !" ; " v .' . i r.ot.T . A Ten liioiisaiidbollaraiorn Prink . 01 vvuier: fJromtheEaleighKevsJ . Irj one of the hotly-contested "fiehtl in Virginia, during the war, a Federal officer fell in froht of the. ConreHerith breastworks. While lying there, woun ded and crying for water, a Confederate soldier (James Moore, of Burke Coun ty, N C.,; declared bis intention of sqp plying him with, .a "drink. .TJte , bullets' were flying thick from both sides, and Moore's friends endeavored, to dissuada him from such a bazardous. enterpHsb. Despite remonstrance and danger, how ever, Moore leaped the breast works. canteen in hand, .reached .Lis 'Wounded enemy and gave him a drink. The Fed eral, under a sense of erStitude for the timely service, took'oht his gold watch and offered it to his benefactor, but it was refused. The officer then asked tbe name of the man who had braved such danger to succor him. Tho -name was -given, and Moore returned unhurt td his position behind the embankment. They saw nothing rifore Of each other. Moore was subsequently wounded, and lost a limb in one of the engagements in Virginia, and returned to bis home in Burke County.' 'A few days ago he re ceived a communication from the Fed eral soldier to whom he had given the cup of cold water" on the occasion al- uded to, announcing that he had set- ed on him the sum of 910,000, to be paid in four annual Instalments of 92, 600 each. Investigation has established the fact that there is no mistake or de ception in the matter. JtirAn old soldier; who went ihfofjcu! ' the war of the rebellion, doing dutf at Antietam, Pea ' Ridge, Lookout Monr. tain, OeUysburg, etc.,' was tn - Pittsburg on the late tlreadful Sunday. Jle; wrf struck in the small of the back with st . umo of coal, but Vou Could' n6t discov er that he tbok any note of it! A. brick bat hit him along side of the head", and smile stole across the old man's face? hen a dozen pistol shots .were' heardb and a bullet carried awav .the, warrior's eft ear. The old man held bin .Bides and laughed until Ibey beajLMtn' over in Allegheny. As he- wiped the .blood from tbe side of his head he fairly yelled witn delight "That s business." be ex claimed. "That does a manVsoul good! r scmebody will only have the, kind- . ness to shoot me in the ; bowels., now:". and he waded into, the thick of the fight:. "I'll clean out the whole .kaboodle ot you." Oil City Derrick. J "J ' i m i . i R.b i Tbroftlng Donn the fcannUeti : s. "'H Marioii illrrqr,lv.Jc -ny If R. M. Bishop was, a Enow Netli- ing let 8. ,bavev the particulars, i- lncro were lodges and strange oaths, dec; find men in oumbers pnijed iherewiUf. , Are; the members all dead 1 Jf 'not,1 lcV Ltn. who, knew R M. Bishop in lodge, speak out, and' slop this effort to prove people' at large as being asses, uy saying' that our next Governor was a Know-2?oUE ing in lS5f, years after that orgaaiiaf tion had disbanded. Now for Bill West of XogSn. He wa3 a Hnow-Nothlng. He did belong to a lodge of that Order. Men to-day living in Marion have met him in lodge meeting.. We. make, this statement and can prove it.. , v,';, .;. t ; A Tltiieiy iTernlns. f "J;' Cooling, off suddenly wneh heated sends many of our farmers' yoii'-fi to' an eaiiy tomb. It Is often a matter of sun " prigfe that 0 many , farmers' boys and girls die of consumption., It is thought that abundant exercise in the open air is directly oppbefcd to that disease. So it is; bht ludgrnent and knowledge bf the laws of health are essential to thef pre servalion of health under any circum stances. When overheated;, bool off slowly never in a . strong driuht. oX air.' (Jently fanning, especially if the1 face is wet with cold water, will ftoorl produce a delightful -, coolness, -which, leaves no disagreeable results. 'Ecopg mist. . ; , . . Over the protests and over the ' votes of the Demooracy In Congress,- the Re publican patty passed tbe law which re quires the. fesfirtfption . of specie payr" ment tn Isi'J I tie last Deniocratc CofJ. gre6B passed a bill repealing tbereUtop tion act, but a Republican Senate," (ben under the lead of John Sherman. , of Ohio, refused to concur. ,tbe Denjoc- racy of OdIpj in sta'e convention, re new their demands for the repeal ot Ihia' law which' is tbe caute of our brcucnt calamltious slate of affairs.