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Tuesday, July 29, 1879.
Conciliating a Male.
The hoy were sluing around
on the
barrels tnd boxes in the rear of Deacon
Exekiel Hengrove's store, telling mule
lories, characterized by all the antrum
meiea range or Hyperbole and vigorous
and varied expletives, which usually im
part so vivid an interest to this class of
anecdotes. The credibility of the reci
tals was noticeably in inverse ratio to
tne nnmoer ann variety or sacred, pro
lane, or
holly imaginary personages
and objects apiiealed to in evidence of
the exact and unimpeachable truth of the
whopper about a mule he once had, that
got a lair chance at his colored driver,
and with one kick sent him flying fifty
feet through the air, never touching the
ground once till bis head struck the Bide
of the house, about three yards from the
ground, and went through clapboards
and plastering, making a hole just like a
cannon-ball. Pete was voted the cham
pion of the evening, when a sedate, mid
die-aged man, who had hitherto sat si
lent in a corner, assiduously spitting at
a knot-hole in the floor, said he rather
guessed he could beat that.
Go ahead," said everybody.
M,Twas "long in the fall of '67," said
the stranger, deliberately removing his
"chaw" from his cheek, and laying it on
the corner of the stove, "that me an
Bill Uevnolda had a ion or hnildin a
bridge at Judsonville, Iowa. We had to
baul our stuff fur about a dozen mile ;
the roads was jest awful, I tell yer, an'
what him an' me didn't git to feno
about mules after we was through wa'n't
worm Knowin. we baa one or me
. gol-darneJest, all-firedeat, most dead-set
and contrairie8t critters or the mule per
mules, and then agin I hove seen mules,
but this feller bad the longest ears,
and the heaviest kick, and the ugliest
temper of any son of a jack as ever
got him, but It u d have paid me a
. mighty sight better to have took him
out and perforated his pericardium, ' as
them coroners would say, nor to try an
- work him. The boys called him Andy
Johnson, which was President then, ef
ye rememner, ana every ooay leastways
. . W . . a 1 t t Aia. 3
every Kepuoucan saia me name nuea
the critter fust rate. He pretty soon bad
the whole under section uv his derned
bide looking like a burnt prairie, fur we
need op more bay nor he ever ate, trail-
din fires underneath trim, to encourage
bim. Thar was just one way to start
bim to a right lively gait, and that waa
to make believe you wanted bim to stop
by yelling, 'Whoa, Andy !' Then he'd
Vtnll rt! a aA adt itt!l wvyn'l eon
'G lang, tbar !' That stopped bim sure,
BImeby, though, be tumbled to the rack
et, and saw how we had fooled him,
fur mules has more sense in some things
nor some folks will allow, and then
yoa couldn't regulate his movements
nohow. He d Jest meander along as it
salted him. It was awful hard to keep
a teamster. One was killed, another bad
three ribs broke, and the next man drove
him two days, and then resigned, with'
out atoppln' to ax fur his pay. So I bad
to take hold myself. me and my part
ner, and do the best we could One day,
" about a week after, when we'd come to
one of our regular stand stills in the
.road (they generally lasted about two or
three hours), an we .waa labonn with
htm, my partner twistin' his left ear,
an me lsyin onto bim, from a safe dis
tance, with a eaplin about a inch thick,
an old, solemn-lookin galoot seemed
like a played-out preacher or sutbin'
come 'long, an sz be, 'My frien', don't
you know it a very wrong an' wicked to
treat a useful animal, the men an com
' panion uv man, in that barbarous man
ner r 'Sho r sea I, 'your mind ia wa
verln', I guess. You're crazy ; the idea
of a derned mule, the thing's too re
diclua.' Then I took a fre6h holt on the
aaplin', and Bill be gin the ear another
twist, an we was settlin right down ter
business agin, when the stranger come
up an1 laid his band onto my arm, an'
. sea, 'Hold ! I beg uv you, I plead with
you, not to barm this poor dumb critter.
You have a dooty to the brute creation
- Air they not our fellow-bein's, wander
era, like ua.tbrough this transitory vale Y
An a lot more or such-lika
a lot more m imp. h -lilt a nr par her
talk. Final v, seein it didn't affect ns
- - - -
any, be sez, 'But if yon don t yield to
tbe dictates of humanity, I Lave the
atrops; arm of tbe law back of me. I'm
. agent for tbe providin' uv cruel to an
imals' for some each name). 'Tbis is
tbe kind uv gruel tbat a mule habitually
' requires sez I, bittin' tbe cussed brute
1 a wback that echoed back from tbe bill,
about balf t mile off. 'That's the gruel
we provide for 'em. Talk about fellow-
, wanderers through tbe vale. Ef you'd
been about ten hours wandering through
a vale of mud, owin' to tbis cussed frac-
- tious brute, you'd realize the needcessi
ties of a mule, you bet.' 'But,1 sez be,
' 'why not gently lead him - by kindness,
woo bim to complete bis task by sym
pathy, instead of cruel blows ? And
then be gin me a pamvblit with a pictur
of a abr.angel with a sword p intiu to
a feller tbat was whalin' blazes outen a
horse that couldn't draw about four ton
cp the aide of a hill. .'That's all fair an'
right etiuff,' si z I. 'Flosses bad orter be
. decently tret, but a mule, a -derned
mule, whoever beard of any one bavin'
a good word for 'em V An' me an' Bill
i Tsngbed Bt ter split, at the notion uv
;:tbat feller worryln himself ter. death
; over the mis'rable beast. He mout as
7 well have made a fuss over the killin' nv
tater-bugs. 'Well,' se z be, at last, ef
".' TOO will permit me, I will show Vou ho w
objecV Qh, sartainly. sartainly, 'squire,
Ton go right ahead. Ef you can git us
icto Judsonville by sundown, we'll be
mortallv obligated, an' I'll set 'em up
Then Bill an' me winked at each other,
fur we k no wed thar'd be some fun, an
tbat the derned old idiot 'd know better'n
to Inierfere next time, ef be lived
throueh it. He went right up to that
mule, and commenced rubbin' down bis
nose an' straightenin' out his ear, say in',
'Poor old mule! good mulef in a kinder
sootbin way. He stood it patient enuff,
Jestwaitin' bia chance, yer know.
But I knoweif, from the wicked way he
. looked outen the corners uv liU eyes,
4 that sutbin' d happen purty suddint, an'
' I thought it wa'n't exactly the fair thing
;: to alan' by an see a stranger kicked to
". death, 1 ven ef he war a meddlesome old
chuckle bead ; so, aa be was gradually
a-workin' down to the rear uv the crit
ter, I veils out, 'Better be kinder keerfal,
' etrang'er. "Ta'n't a fortnight sence he
killed a man.' ' But he took no notice,
. kep' on strokin' him down, an' pettin'
bim, aa' essin' up the harness a little
where it galled bim, till at last be got
'round right rqaare behind Andy, an'
not roore'n a foot from his bind legs.
'Go alnrtg, now, that's a good mule,' sez
be. Then, gentlemen, I shall, never
forget it. fjuicker'n lightoln' that mule
: jest lifted bis feit, an"'
The narrator stopped as if for breath
to do justice to the denouement, and care
lessly renewed his tobacco-chewing.
"Killed him, of coarse J" "How far
did he kick him ?" "Well, .so on, eo
on !" were the various exclamations that
broke from the intensely interested cir
cle of listeners.
"W-e-l-l, no, gentlemen," resumed the
speaker. "He didn't kill. him. In fact.
didn't kick at all. Aa T was savin'. Anrlv
jest lifted his feet, an' set off at a steady
gait, an' never stopped till we reached
jest like the brute, never'd do
whnfc via ovnotfo1 .,u Kim
There was a solemn pause for about
half a minute, and then the Deacon said,
"Boys, it's about time to close;" and
then they silently slipped down, one by
one, from the barrels and packing-cases,
and slid sheepishly toward the door.
Phillips Thompson.
The following platform waa adopted Jane
4, m:
Rksolved That the Democracy of Ohio de
mand free and fair elections, and to that end
denounce all Interference with eleotlons by
the military power; that the experience of
this and other countries has abundantly
proved that the presence of troops at the
polls Is destructive of freedom of eleotlons
and Is incompatible with the exlstenoe of
free Institutions; that the laws enaeted by
Congress whloh, under the pretense of regu
lating the manner of Congressional eleotlons
Interfere with the eleotion of State officers
and overthrow the laws of the SU'.e govern
ing the oholoe of snob, offloers are unoonstltu".
tional, and for that reason ought to ba re
pealed; that they are also instramentalitles
of fraud, force and corruption, by whloh the
parly In power uses the money of the people
to oorrupt, and thousands of Irresponsible of
ficers to harass and eoeroe the voters and es
pecially : by force and fraud to deprive our
naturalised oitisens of the riant to vote, ana
for these reasons also said laws ought to be
immediately repealed.
n an. - a f i i t nsn i
M80LT1D. inw impartial junei .o
Hi... it,. n.mtinn nf iutt: that
no man oan be secure la his person or prop
erty when the Juries are paoked and controu-
ed by the Government for despotic and par-
una purposes; iuv uuuot u i w.i.i
Laws now In existence Janes nay be ana
have been so packed and controlled, and that
the highest interests of justioe and free gov
ernment require that the laws be changed so
as to secure fair, impartial and independent
furies in the Federal Courts.
BiaoLVio that the Republican minority
in Congress, by refusing to vote supplies to
maintain the Government unless the ma on
L..nM . to ... o( tr00I)i . the
polls, and also to the maintenance of the
unconstitutional, corrupting, violent and un-
lust Eleotion Laws aforesaid; and the Pros!
dent or the United States, by his unpreoe
dented nse of the veto power in order to
tenefuate said laws, and the use of armed
men at the soils, has shown a spirit ef fao
tion and a devotion to party snooess Instead
of the welfare of the oountry and the preser
vation of Its Constitution and liberties that
demand the condemnation of the whole
Amerioan people. '
Resolved. That President Hayes, by his
frequent interposition of the veto in order to
defeat legislation that was plainly cons ma
tional, that In no way interfered with the in
dependence of any other department of the
Government and bad received the most ma
ture' consideration of Congress, has shown
an titter disreeard of the considerations and
principles that induced the insertion of the
veto power in the Constitution, and a like
disreeard of the wishes and welfare of the
people. ... . . v. ,
Esaoivrn. Tbat we declare a as tne sense
ef the Democracy of Ohio that not a dollar
should be appropriated by Congress to pay
soldiers, Marshals, Deputy Marshals or 8u.
rervisors of Eleotion to Interfere witb or
control elections. "
Besolved. That the efforts of the Bepub.
lican party to open and keep alive the war
feeline between the North and South, are to
be condemned by every lover of his country.
Besoltbd. That wo reaffirm the flnanoial
principles heretofore advocated by the Demo
cratic party of Ohio that the issue of mon
ey in any form , and tne regulation tnereor,
belong to the General Government alone.and
ought not to be delegated or Intrusted to in.
dividuals or corporations; tnat we therefore
oppose the perpetuation of . the present
National Banking system as a means of con
trol over the enrrenoy of the country, and
demand the gradual substitution of Treasury
notes for National Bank currency, to be
made receivable for all dues, and a legal ten
der equally with coin such ttovernment Is.
sues to be regulated on principles estab
lished by legislation or organic law so as to
secure the greatest possible stability of val
Besolved. That after changing the valua
Hon of all property from the scale of paper
money, by which the heavy burden of
debts now resting upon the people were
uo ura uw v a "Mft "kv vvvv w nwvi
created, to the former level of gold and sil-1
ver, and that the change then made in the
metaiuo stanaara liseii oy tne aemoneusa
tion of silver was a monstrous fraud upon
the people, cunningly devised in the inter
est ot the holders of bonds, that ahould be
condemned as in violation of every prinolple
of honest dealing, and a covert assault upon
the fundamental rights of property, and we,
therefore, demand the full restoration of sil
ver to its orginal place as a money metal,the
same as gold.
Kisolvbd. That the rapid increase of th
interest bearing debt of the Government
under the present Administration ought to
excite the serious apprehension of the peo
ple. We demand that the further inorease
in the bonded debt in time of peaoe be
stopped, and it be put In process of extlno
tion.- . .
Bisolved. That the attack made upon the
State Legislation, the Republican platform,
ia wholly undeserved, and that the Legisla
ture in its arduous word of codifying the
laws of the State, in the redaotion of fees
and salaries of County offloers, and the pas
sage of a law to protect the ballot and pre
vent bribery at elections, deserve the com'
mendation of the people of the State.
Bbsolvbd. That it is the duty of our Gov-
ernment to maintain to its fullest extent the
doctrine that a man may in good faith
change his habitation and beoome a citizen
of any other oountry. We should protect in
every part of the world all our naturalised
oit aens, as we would our native-born, and
should resist all Improper claims upon him
by Governments to whioh they no longer owe
aurgiauoe. rr s aemana tnat exwuug vra.
ties with all foreign Governments be rigidy
enforced, and that early steps be taken to
obtain from the German Empire' a fuller
recognition of the right of expatriation and
of tbe right of our naturalised citixens re.
turning or having property there by a modi
fication of the treaty existing between us,
Self-praise depreciates.
The jest that gives pain is no jett.
Other men's pains are easily borne.
Fray devoutly and hammer on stout-
He who wants ' little has always
Keep your mouth shut and your eyes
Lay a bridge of silver for a flying ene
my. A bad cloak often covers a good
drinkur.' .
Faint not under the perils or trials of
the way.
Vice flows'into palaces as the rivers
into the sea. .
When a thing is once begun it is al
most balf finished.
Impatience dries the blood sooner
than age or sorrow. '
As the blood is purified by water, so is
the soul purified by truth. .
The Reasons Why.
Somebody a crusty old bachelor, of
course, inquires why, when Eve was
manufactured of a spare rib, a servant
was not made at the same time to wait
on her ? Somebody else a woman we
imagine replies in the following strain :
"Because Adam never came whining to
Eve with a ragged stocking to be darn
ed, collar string to be sewed on, or a
glove to mend,'rightaway quick now!'
Because he never read the newspapers
until the sun got down behind the palm
trees, and stretching out, yawned out,
'Is not supper most ready, my dear?'
Not he. He made the fire and hung the
kettle over it himself, and we will ven
ture to say, pulled the radishes, peeled
the potatoes, and did every thing else he
ought to do. He milked the cows, fed
the chickens, and looked after the pias
himself, and he never brought home half
a aozen mends to dinner when Eve
aaun i tresn pomegramtes. tie never
stayed out till eleven o'clock to a politi
cal meeting, hurrahing for an out-and
out candidate, and then scolding because
poor iive was siting up and crying in
side the gates. He never played bil
liards, rolled ten-pins, and drove fast
horses, nor choked Eve with cigar
smoke. He never loafed around corner
groceries while Eve was rocking little
Cain's cradle at home. In short he did
not think that she was especially created
for the purpose of waiting on him, and
he had no idea that it would disgrace
him to lighten Eve's cares a little. That
is the reason why Eve did not need
hired girl, and from it may be inferred
the reason why her fair descendants do."
Woman at Work.
Women are extreme in all points.
They are better or worse than men.
Human life is everywhere a state in
which much is to be endured
Every child walks into existence
through the golden gate of love.
The miles of heaven are few and short
and the glorious end will soon come.
Surely half the world must be blind :
thev can sea noth no- unless t o tters
If a dunctt is short of some faults, he
only did not know how to acquire them
Virtue pardons the wicked, as a san
dal tree perfume8 the ax lhat gtrike8 it
Commencing July 21, for the Term
or Ten vveeKs.
THIS Sohool offers inducements to students
unsurpassed by any similar sohool in
this or adjoining counties. v Among the
names of its students are found many of
those of our leading teachers. No efforts
will be spared by the teaohers to make this
term a success in every particular. The
course of instruction will include all com
mon branches, penmanship, book keeping
and elooution. Lectures on the different
model of teaching and sohool government,
and any. of the higher branches students
may desire to study, such as the higher
mathematics, anoient languages or German,
natural soieuoes, so. Special advantages
offered for any wishing to beoome praotloal
surveyors; the use ef instruments free. No
additional charges for penmanship and elo
Good boarding can be obtained at from $2
to 12 50 per week, room and light Inoluded.
For additional information address B. B. Mil
ler, Summerfield, or John Greenback, Lewls-
ville, Ohio. , ;
Common Branches.............. $5 OO
Hieher 7 00
Charged only during the time of attend
ance. Special attention given to the common
B. & MILLER. Iprinojoaj.
ma727,'79m2. MLLINEBY.
sntixG and sumheb
. i .
M I L L 1 K Hi it I IxUODs
1 1 have just reoeived a nice stook of
, Collars,
Ladies' Neckties,
Ribbons, Flowers, and other articles connect
ed with, a Millinery Establishment.
Hatt and Bonnets Trimmed in the Latest
Styles. ' .
Straw Goods bleached and made up. I am
determined to sell cheaper than any other
establishment In Woodsfield, or in th coun
Place or business west or tne uourt nouse
Call and examine my stook.
may 20,73. MARY A. GUTHERIB.
I DA MESSERLY (a minor child of Anthony
L Messerly, decreased, aged about 16 years,)
Nancy Zorne and C. Y. Zorne her husband,
who reside in the city of Wheeling In the
State of West Virginia, William Messeny
who resides at Dover, 8tt wart County, Ten.
nessee, Margaret Bare and Joseph Br.re her
husband, who reside at Belmont, Wabash
County, Illinois, Mary A. Haudensohailt and
William Haudensohailt her husband, who
reside iA Wetsel Coanty, West Virginia, and
whose post of&oe address is New Martinsville,
Wetzel County, West Virginia, will take no.
tloe that on the 5th day of July, 1879, John
Mebserly filed his certain petition in the
oourt of common pleas of Monroe County,
Ohio, against them and the other heirs of
James Messerly, deceased, the object and
prayer of said petition, is to obtain an order
of said court for the partition of the real
estate of which James Messerly died seised,
situate in the town ot Clarington, Monroe
county, Ohio, to wit: Lot number (68) sixty
six in said town of Clarington (except a strip
off the west side thereof eighteen inohes
wide); also the south half of lot number
eighty four in said town; also, lot number
ninety five of see tion nineteen, township
three of range three in said town of Oaring
You are required to answer said petition
on or before the 20th day of September, A
if8,1M. Atfys for Plaintiff.
Estate of Kituey Davis, Deceased,
rTIHB nndersiened has been appointed and
L qualified as Administrator of the estate of
Kinsey Davis, late of Monroe County, deo'd
' Dated this 9th day of July, A. D. 1879.
lyl5793. NSEI UfNDMOOlT.
Popular Patent Medicines,
CAN always be found at J. T. JUDK1NS
Drug Store, at the lowest cash prloes.
For MedlolnalPurposes.may always be found
at J. T. JUDKINS'.
OF all eolors, and In every form, at J. T
JUDKINS' Drug Store.
T the Barrel or gallon, at lowest market
rates, at J. T. JUDKINS' Drug Store.
TN the marketalso. Lard Oil. Fish Oil
1 Neat's Foot Oil, &c, Ac, oan be had at J
T. JUDKINB' at the lowest cash prices
rF B. Fahnestook's brand, which is so Just-
U ly celebrated for its parity, whiteness
and durability, is Just received by I. T. JUD.
KINS, and will be sold at the lowest cash
AND a variety of other artlolev belonging
to the Druggist's trade, all of whloh will
be sold as low as thev can be afforded.
Cabmullt Pbbfabbd at all hours of the day
and night J. T. JUDKINS.
sep8v. '
bob't ron..
...T. .OjCABILB.
Have opened
in their new
Main street,
room on Cross
a well selected stock of
Drugs, Patent Medicines,
Notions, Window Glass,
Putty, Books and Stationirt, Brusa
as and Pebjcmbbt, Lamps and Taix.
visas. Also a full line of
consisting of
Teas, Coffees, Sugars, Kice,
Hominy, Syrups, Spices,
Whloh they will sell for Cash or Approved
Country Produce, as low as they can be
bought in the county. deol9, 76r.
An PBAiBB ur
On East Side of Public Square.
Two doors North of 3 udkins' Drug Store
TTTOULD respectfully Inform the eltisens
V V of Woodsfield,and the publio generally;
that he does a first olass
Tailoring Business,
and will keep on Land
stook of
a carefully selected
fjloths Casfmere A Testing
And is prepared to make clothing In the latest
styles. Also, will cut out suits for persons
ho desire to have them made elsewhere.
NOTICE ia hereby given that a petition
will bo presented to the Commissioners
of Monroe County, Ohio, at their next session
to be held on the first Monday of September,
1879. praying for tbe establishment of a
oounty road along the following desribel
route In said oounty, to wit: Beginning at
tbe point where tho road, vacated on the pe
titlon of Joseph Hamiltou and others inter
sects the road established on the same peti
tion and being on the lands of J. H. Hamil
ton, Summit Township. Monroe County , Ohio ;
thence through the lan Is of said Hamilton
on or near tbe line of the old road; thence
through the lands of Christopher KIndelber
ger and Mrs. Ulrioh to station No. 1 8, being
at the point to whloh the old road was vaca
ted, and to interseot the old road at that
point And also to view and establish a
road, beginning at Motion No. 34, at the
point where the present road intersects the
line of the old Malaga road; thenoe through
the lands of Christian Weber to intersect the
present Malaga road at the nearest praotloa-
blo point. MARY FETIT10NBR3,
ONE 8x10 PHOTO..
The Largest and Cheapest Stock of
in the city.
French & American Window Glass,
Colored, Enameled
raints, uiis, uiass and rutty, white and Red Lead,
Colors, Drt and in Oil, Turpen tine, Varnishes, Brushes, French and Amer-
n a . ar .
ican mm, mineral, metallic and d'irb rroof browns, kedt mlxid
Paints, all Colors, Sash, Doors and Shutters.
,, M 1 ' m . m - , , . .
Estimates tor Plate Glass Furnished on Application. Agent for French
District and Common Pleas Courts
-nr the
8th Judicial District of Ohio.
Burin the Tear 1879.
The Btate of Ohio, 1 Court of Common
Muskingum County, ss. J Pleas.
Be it remembered that on '.his 30th day
of October, A. D. 1878, the Clerk of said
Court reoeived a certain order from the
Judge of the said Court of Common Pleas
for the Eighth Judicial District of the Btate
of Ohio, reading as follows:
"We, the Judges of the Court of Common
Pleas within and for the Eighth Judicial
District of the IState of Ohio, hereby order
and direct that the several terms of the
Distriot Court and the Conrts of Common
Pleas within and for the several counties In
said Distriot shall be begun and held on the
dates hereinafter named, for and during the
yea? i879, to wit:
District Conn.
Belmont county, April 8.
Jefferson county, April 15 .
Harrison county, August 27.
Tusoarawas oounty, September 1.
Guernsey county, September 5.
Monroe oounty, September 15.
Noble county, September 19.
Morgan county, September S4.
Muskingum county, September 29.
Courts ot Common Pleas.
Muskingum oounty, January 13, April 23
Morgan oounty, Maroh 11. June 10, Ooto-
ber 16.
Noble oounty, January SO, May 5, October
Guernsey county, February 18, May 27,
November 11.
Belmont eonnty, February 4, May 20, No
vember 11.
Monroe county, January 13, April 28, Oo
Jefferson county, February 24, June 9, De-
Tusoarawas county, January 27, May 19.
November 3.
Harrison oounty, January C, April 28, Oo
tober 15.
The terms ot said Courts shall commenoe
at nine o-olook a. m., the several days nam'
It is herein speoifled that the said several
terms of Court of Common Pleas in said
several counties shall be held by said Judges
aa follows, to wrU Muskingum. Morgan,
Gnernsev and Noble by Luoius P. Marsh and
his sucoessor and William H. Fraxier, Bel
ronnt and Monroe bv William Okey: and Jef.
ferson, Harrison and Tusoarawas by James
Patrick. Jr.
We order and direot that a certified copy
of this order be transmitted forthwith by
the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of
Musklneum oounty to tbe Seoretary of State
and to the Clerks of the several Courts of
Common Pleas in each of said several oouo
ties .to be published therein according to
law. Done at Zanesville is the oounty of
Muskingum, this 80th day of Ootober, A. D.
Judges of the Court of Common Fleas.
I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true
copy by order of said Judges.
t - - l Clerk,
J seil. I By Jko Hoopes, Deputy.
Zanesville, Ohio, October 30, 1878.
Clbbx'b Office, Mobbob Codktt. Ohio,
Woods fi bid, Not. 6.
I hereby certify the foregoing is a correot
conv of the transcript of said order, Dxlng
the times for holding courts in saia juaioiai
Distriot in the year 1879.
Witness my signature and the sell or the
Court of Common Pleas.
Clerk Monroe Common Pleas.
VTOTICB Is hereby given that - a petition
1 will be presented to the Commissioners
of Monroe County. Ohio, at their next ses
sion to be held on the first Monday of Sep.
tember. 1879. praying for the establishment
of a county road along tho following "e,
scribed route in said oounty, to wit: Begin,
nine at the eastern terminus of the Hamll.
ton road, this is a continuation of the Ham.
Uton road established at the Deoember ses .
sion, 1858; thenoe through lands of Chris.
tian Weber to intersect the Lewisville and
Miltonsburg road near a locust tree.
july22,'79w5. MANY PBTiriONERS,
Tho undersigned are prepared
mm A M . B WM W WWW m, t M
1 U VaiveV WUUIjI
This Bummer. No Agents. All sending
wool for BOLLS will reoelve satisfaction.
Clarington, Monroe Co., Ohio,
. do
Main Street, Hornbrook's Block.
and Fancy Glass,
1223 Main street, Wheeling, W. Va.
3 , OHIO
My motto is
with ALL, I solicit a share of the publio pat.
renage. Particular attention paid to the re.
pairing of
Watches, Clocks and J ewelry,
w atones, uiooas ana Jeweirv io sale on re
sonable terms. Woax vt abbaktid.
ap231y. FRITZ REEF
The Celebrated Arlington
And other Cook Stoves.
Keeps on hart
And all klndi of
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Ware,
Agent for Garry Iron Roofing.
Spouting and Repairing
done on shor
Everything at "WL eelLng Prices, or
: iess.
West side of Vain street, 2 doors North of
Brian omoe.
Get Ready for Harvest.
IHAVB ON HAND at tho Works of the
Bellalre Manufaoturins? Company,
Bellalre, O , a lot of New First Class Improved
Also several new and seoond hand
of both the Ralston and Pitta with mounted
powers; a lot of Monitor self dumping
Several small
Designed for Cutting Boxes, Churns, Saws,
&c, and for hoisting hay.
AU of whloh I offer at private sale at prloes
so low that no farmer can afford to be witr
out them.
Arrangements have been made with other
parties who are now manufacturing these
machines, ao that repairs oan be had at any
Don't lose this chanoe to secure a bargain,
Come and see or write for information before
purchasing elsewhere.
mayl3,'79m2. Assignee
fpHE undersigned offers three farm fot
X sale In thta county, looated as follows:
One of 160 acres, known ss the Driggs
t HrAAi.i.i i 1 1 n
I ru " uuubuuiu, vu mo lllio OI lue
Bellalre & Southwestern Railroad.
vno m Aaams townsmp oi iw aores, ror-
merly owned by David McCoy.
One in Lee township, of 65 aores. known
as the John Lollathan property.
For further particulars and terms address
Cap tins, Belmont County, Ohio.
apriv9ni3. t
IF 0 0 DS FIELD. 032P
Capital, - - - - - $50,000,
S. L.MooHKY.fYei. Wm.Bkabdkobb,F.Vi
W. O. AlooNEY, Uiuuer. .
3. L. Mooret, Wm Biardmo&i
Henrt Miller, James Watson.
David Oket, M. Hoeffler.
Christian Weber.
Does a General Banking Business.
Interest paid on Special Deposits
Make collections on all points promptly.
Banking Hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(South end of Publio Square,")
simon dorr, nm Proprietor.
THIS house has been thoroughly repaired
recently, and the Proprietor Informs the
traveling publio that he ia prepared to afford
accommodations of the best, The table will
lu .nnnllaA villi til Vist thuTnurVat idnrila.
SXSH"?..bC1i d.',?.,?".
traveler is assured that his horses will receive
-ood oare. Traveling Agents will be furnish-
ed with sample rooms,
yrAXisr street,
R. E. Frasler, : i : : : Proprietor.
This is the Best Hotel in Barnesville,
SI TJESTS will find the best aooommodatioa
VT at this Hotel, and no pains will be spared
to make them comfortable.
Haoks leave the Hotel every morning fo
Woodsfield i
Carriages and drivers furnished travelers
at all times. Julyl,1873v
President. Secretary.
. M. MiHL, Foreman. -.
.AND " '.,
Lumber, ; Lath and Shingles,
' , , V ASUVA0TSBBUS Of " "
Jb rames, uoors, sasn, Miutters,
uracKets,nioiainp8,jJaiings, ;
Boxes, and all kiuds ot
Furniture. .
Will take Contracts for all Kinds
O F B U I L 1) I N G 8,
Builders' and mechanics'
Hardware, Coffin Trimmings, Window
uiass or au sues, nana oi ail xinas .
. and siies, Paints.Olls. Varnishes.
Turpentlne.WhlteLead and
Putty, kept constantly -:
on hand and for sale
raicia, '."-;
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I tit sri.i j ni-,1 !iv
I W&gOIl MULing iWU DlclCKbllllllJing,
Bf. & ti. LETZBLTER,
TTTE have opened a Wagon Making and
I YY Blacksmith Shop in tho Foundry
Building on tho east side of town, where wo
are prepared to manufacture
Farm and Spring Wagons
Of the latest and best styles. Also, will re
pair wagons and carriages on short notloe.
Wheels and wood-work tor wagons Ironed
and Iron for wagons and carriages furnished
at market rates.
Speoial attention will be given .to shooing
horses. Give us a call.
mayS3,'?6T. M k C. LETZBLTER.
Notice to Teachers.
THE Board of Examiners of Morroo Coun
ty will hold meetings fot the examina
tion of Teaohers, as follows:
Lewisville, June 14, 1879.
Woodsfield. " 28, "
August 18, ,
These examinations will commenoe at 9
o'clock a. m. and olose at 4 p. m.
A fee of 50 oents Is required from eaoh
applicant, as a condition of examination, and
must be paid in advanoe.
By order of the Board.
junel0.'79. 8. A. ATKINSON Clerk.
Abraham Messerlef ,8r.,plalntlif, ) Before John
. against V Martin, J.P.
William Messerley, deft. . I of Salem
township Monroe county, Ohio, On the 20th
day of May; A. D. 1879, said Justice Issued
an order of attachment In the above aotlon
for the sum of two hundred and ninety-nine
dollars and ninety-nine oents $299 99.1
Clarington, Ohio, June 10, 1879w3.
Abraham Messerley ,Sr.,plalnUif, ) Before John
aealnst V Martin. IP.
William Messerley, defendant; I of Balem
township, Monroe county, Ohio: On the 50th
day of May, A. D. 1879; said Justice issaed
an order of attachment in the above aotion
for tho sum of one hundred and eighty one
aoiiars ana sixty eigbt oents, $181 68
Clarington, Ohio, June 11', 1879 w3.
Aid Imporiera of her Best "
Scotch Granite and Italian Marbles
if 09. C, 8 and 10 Sixteenth 8t,
0"A fine selection of MONUMENTS nd
TABLETS constantly on hand, whloh will be
sold at prices to suit the limes. aprl'79'
Senate Joint Resolution,
Proposing an Amendment to 8et
lions Three an1 Five. A rllcltr
Four, of tbe Constitution, Reor
Ranizlng tbe Jud clafy ot the"
Be it rescind by fhe Gentrdt Auemltg of th
State of OMo, (three-fifths of all the members
elected to each Louse concurring therein)1,
inai a proposition to amend tbe Constitution
of the State ef Ohio be submitted to the
electors of the State, on the seoond Tuesday
of Ootober, A. D. 1879, as fellows, to wit
That sections 3 and 6 of article 4, entitled
"Judicial," be amended so as to be and read ''
as follows?"
Sbciiom 3. The Btate shall be divided Into
nine common pleas districts, of which the
county of Hamilton shall constitute one
which distriota shall be of oompaot territory.
ihiuuubu vj ooanvj lines, iia saia districts,'
other than said oounty of Hamilton, shall.,
without division of counties, be further dU-
Tlded Into BUh-rtJylsions, in eaoh of. whioh,.
and in said oounty of Hamilton, there ihaU
be elected by the electors thereof. respeoU
Wely, at least one judge ef the oourt of eom.
mon pleas for the distriot, and residing there-
in. . vouris oi common pieu shall ba held
by one or more of these judges ia every
county of the district, as often as may bo
provided by law, and more than one court
or Bitting thereof may be held at the same
time in each district. t o .,
Sao. S. In eaoh distriot there shall bo
elected, by the electors at large of euoh dla
tnot,one judge of the distriot court, by whom
the district courts In such district shall ba
held, and he shall receive saoh compensation
as may re provided by law. Distriot courts
shall be held in each county aMeastono
every year. The General Assembly may In.
crease the number of distriot oourt judges to
three, In any district or distriota, and may
provide for having a judge pro tempore, to
hold an j court whenever neoessary by reason,
of the failure, disqualification, absence, or
slokness of any judge, and the amount ef
pay allowed a judge pro tempore may bo de
ducted from Uie salary of any lodge whoa
default causes the. necessity of having the
pro tempore judge. The times of heldiag
common pleas and district courts shall bo
fixed by law, but the General Assembly stay
authorise the judges of said courts, respect'
ively, to fix the times of the holding of said
courts. . ' .V
At said eleotion the voters desiring to
vote in favor of this amendment, shall have
plaoed upon their ballots the words "Judicial
constitutional amendment. Tea,"' and, th vo
ters who do not favor the adoption of said
amendment, may have placed upon their bal
lots the words, "Judicial constitutional
amendment, No;" and if a majority of all
the votes cast at said election be in favor of
said amendment, then said sections thro
and five herein speol3ed, shall be and ooa.
stitute the sections so numbered In the said
Judicial artiolo ef the Constitution of the
State , of Ohio; and said original seotlcna
three and fire shall be repealed. '
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
. President of the Sonata.
Adopted April lO, 1879, r
Dsitkd Statbs or Ambbica, Ohio,! '
Office of the Secretary of State.
I, Hilton Barnes, Secretary of Bute of the
State of Ohio, do hereby certify, that the fere
going is a true copy of a joint resolution passed
by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio,
on the 10th day of April, A. D. 1879, taken
from the original tolls .filed in this office.
la testimony whereof, I have here
- - hereunto subscribed my name and af
fsiix fixed my official seal, at Columbus, tho
11th day of April, A. D. 1879. " 4
8prl4,79m6Y Seoretary of State.
SDbmltllna; Propositions to Amend
Section Two of Article Two, Sec
tion tine ol Article Three, ana
Section Four ot Article Ten (
tbe Constitution et tne State of
. onio . ;V.;; ,-.A ,
Bt ii Resolved by th General Assembly of On
Stats of Ohio, (three-fifths ot all tho members
elected to each House oononrrins; therein,)
That propositions to amend the Constitution ef
the State of Ohio be submitted to the elector,
of the State on the eeoond Tuesday of October,
A. D. 1879, aa follows, to wiu That Section
two of Article two, Section one of Artielo
three, and Seotion four of Artiolo ten, he so
amended as to read aa follows: . , -; ,
AKTICLX II. v; j; g
Section 2. Senators and Bepresentativea
shall be elected biennially by the eleotore ia
the respective counties or distriota, at a time
prescribed by law; their terms of omoe shall
commence on the Tuesday next after die first
Monday of January thereafter, and oontinua
two years. .v;
, ABTICLB 171.
Sec. 1. The Executive Department shall eon
slat of a Governor. Lieutenant Governor. See
retary of 8tate, Auditor, Treasurer and Attor -
ney General, who shall be chosen by the eleo '
tors of the State, at the place of voting for
members of the General Assembly, and at a
time presoribed by law.
, -. AETICL1X. . ' ,.'h-iln
Skc. 4. Township offloers shall be elected &
the first Monday of April by the qualified.
electors of their reepeotive townshipe, in sues.
manner ana I or suon terms not exceeding tin
years, aa may be provided by law. , .
At said eleotion the voters in favor of the.
adoption ot the amendment ef Section two.
Article two, shall have plaoed npon their bal- '
lots tbe words, "Amendment to Section two.
Article two of Constitution, Yes;" and these
who do not favor the adoption of said amend
ment shall have plaoed npon their ballots the
words, "Amendment to Section two. Article
two, of Constitution, No;" those who favor uie
adoption of Seotion one, Artiolo three, shall
have plaoed npon their ballots the words,
"Amendment to Seotion one. Article three, et
Constitution, Yes;" and thoee who do not favor
tne adoption oi saia amendment shall fca
plaoed npon their ballots the words, "Amend
ment to becbon one, Article three, et Constitu
tion, No;" and those who favor the adoption of
Seotion fonr.Artiole ten, shall have plaeed upon
their ballot the words, "Amendment to Mo
tion four, Article ten, of Constitution. Yea"
ana vqobb who ao mot nvor tne adoption of
said amendment i shall have plaoed npon their
ballots the words, "Amendment to Seotion fear.
juiuu, wcu, va wuaiiiuuun, t o. .....
Speaker of the House of Bepresentativea.
jabsz w. nrcH,
' President of the Senate.
Passed April It, 1879.
Usitbb Statbs or Ambbica, Ohio, ' ; v ' '
yiuoe vi ine oeoreuuy CI State, I f .
i, auuon uarnes, Seoretary of btate of the
SUle ot Ohio, do hereby certify that the for,
going la a true copy of an act passed by the
uenerai Assemoiy or ma Mate of Ohio, en
the 12th day of April, A. D 1879, taken front
the original rolls filed in this office. ,
In testimony thereof, I have aero
sbax - unto subscribed my name and affix-.
k ed my official seal, at Columbua, the
12tk day of April, A. D.1879.
; n , t. . , MILTON BARNES,
Becwtary t Stato
April 14, 1879 eta.

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