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F. A. KAYNOLDS, J. F. CAMPBELL, President. Cashier. FREMONT COUNTY BANK, Canon City, - Colorado. B.A.XT2SXITG XXT ALL ITS B2LAXTCHES. Money to Loan in Large or Small Quantities. State, County and Town Warrants bought at the highest prices. OLDEST BANK IN FREMONT CO. We Re£cr to any Bank in Colorado. And Kountz Bros., New York. tf 1870. PIONKEItS. 1881. JAMES CLELLAND. J. H. PEABODY. CLELLAND & PEABODY, GENERAL DEALERS IN GROCERIES, CROCKERY, GRAIN, TOBACCO AND CIGARS, Clothing. Hats and Gents' Furnishing Goods. Measures taken for Costom-Mafle Clotiimg AND SATISFACTION GUARANTEED. SULK A O LISTS FOK anheuser-busch| C BREWING ASSOCIATION'S . Bottled Beer,; r ,e ucfil ccr ** ,c '^ or^* J: ' ) KrrDALL & ZMERY'S ** MWe Bmls *“ **“ : Canon City. Colorado. | •> SIIPUIVMO.p- \ u JR, 333 Adi O W E 3D ! SEADFFER i. GASSED?, LEADING JEWELERS iii CANON CITY. V*z2 J j *QkVY *9F Have opened a magnificent slock of ■J >’ r CiS ! -Fll?.Y SIKTICHIETC. ini9 mS. in their new store opp. postoffice, [I rfi jff I - -,' ••*: tin I.AKt • KST :«ud FIXKSTatock cvrrbrniiirht i 9 t"3 ill iff to t!»«• rlt' , fin *nt l".Hi*m f*rl. - \V. wCI cm K Rlfl pet* with any Kaxtcrn city in price*. SJnggSjgSyi Watch Repairing a Specialty. j All Kind* of Repairing Done Promptly and y Y - Warranted, fc 9^i ,’orrect time obtained by (rn>uit observations. If Halit fcire«li ('anou City, Colo. j N. STOSiK. r ; [ ACrowded Store j Busy Clerks! Happy Proprietors SATISFIED CUSTOMERS! H r, 5 ENVIOUS COMPETITORS ! ! ** All tcallfy to the ciiormoii* bualncM done nl our Mora. tjjZ Our Star as tho loaders of Popular Prices is still in the ascendant. - BOOTS AND SHOES, The bent that ran bo tnnde of leather, ami every pair war ranted. Al*o Cheap Shoe* if you inti«t have them. A Go*»d Lino of Pure Gum Crark-prooT Boot*. Men’s ami e Women’s Rubber Over Shoes nml Buckle Arctic*. y ' GW W* aro now prepnrod to show a splendid asßorlmwit of # g DRY GOODS ! * py | Now Colors and Rich Effect* l x Novelties in DRESS GOODS at from 7c to $l.OO. : HATS, GLOVES AND MITTENS. £ fa DON’T rORCET THAT WF ARE "DOSS" ON ALL GOODS IN OUR .LINE. | N. STONE. IF 5 . o. helm7 C IT ¥ BAKERY. Alway* on hand a fresh supply of Broad, Cakos, Bieo, Bto., Etc. —Also, denier in— Fine Groceries aofl Canoed Goods, Fresh Mackinunw Trout and Oysters, Opposite McClure House, tf CANON CITY, COLO, (lint*. \V . Hlwrp. W. J. Anderson. WIT.VIII* A ANT)URSON, PRACTICAL. HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTERS, I’iipor Hanging, draining, Cnlcltnlnlng, Lie. lvuicr* In Wall Paper, Window Shade*, Mouldings and Painters' Supplies* HIIB. ffd- A Cii»>c.ly « Dloik. II CANON OITI, I'III.OUSDO. The Fremont County Record. CANON CITY, COLO., SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1881. WA.VfKD. WAHIIANTrj —Town ami County Warrants wanted. Highest price paid by W. 11. McCLURE. at of fice on Main street, Canon City, Colo rado. tf Gardening —if you waut any plain or fancy gardening done drop a card in the P. O. to the under signed practical gardeners. Work done by the job or day. Terms mod erate. Sawyer & Eddy. •18114 roil SALK. HORSES— One pair of bay horses 15$ and 10 hands high, fire and six years old. Also a3l inch wagon and harness, nearly new. Enquire of A. C. Ilaggart or Will Harden, Canon City. # lt HORSES— Two 1200 lb., horses 8 > ears old $l3O per pair, one buckboard wagon, one three inch wagon, one set double harness will be sold cheap. All in excellent con dition. in9tf IOIMJ. KEY —A key has beeu found which the owner can have by calling at the Rkcord office and paying 25 cts. for this notice. roit kßirr. RESIDENCE —The five room brick residence on the corner of II and Seventh streets. Rent $2O per month in advance. Apply to H. T. Blake at Record priming office. Foil RENT —The house I hare been occupying. Three large rooms, large closet and pantry. The best finished small bouse in town. $l5 per month in advance. Possession given about March 15, 18S1. Fkkd. 11. Skeele. Furnished room - without board, inquire of 11. T. Blake. at the Record office. mlO ROOMS for housekeeping over the Fremont County bank. Inquire at the bank. FRED H. SKEELE, Real Estate Agent, office with county treasurer. Main street, Canon City. Colo., has for sale the following property : FOR SAI.K —The third lot east of ) the Methodist church ou Main street, a bargain, for cash. PI Nl' RES ID E X t-K LOT-Oppo site the hook and ladder house on A street belwv* n hit and sih fot SSUO. TWO f.OTS—Near it. e. corner of 12th and River street, cheap for | cash. LOTS— (in A and 11 at recta between 10th and 11th streets, cheap to parties who will improve them. A BLOCK -Containing about 2 1-2 acres nicely fenced,near Belknap’s place, cheap for cash. FOR RENT- Greenwood farm, in city limits, containing about 50 acres, small adobe house and large brick hotel. Lease given for term of year# to good tenant. Payment taken j in improvements ou place and share in crops. FOR RENT—The frame store next door to Hay nos Jb Co., two good - rooms, $15.00 per month. T PROFESSIONAL CAPOS. I,A WYERS. I John W. Blackburn. Bam. P. Dale. Blackburn a dale. Attor neys at Law. Mining Law a spe cialty. ltositn and Silver Cliff 1 , Colo rado. tf JHART, Attorney at Law, ('anon • City, Colorado. Office over Ap ple & Pemiey’s grocery store. tf W.L MILLER, Attorney at law. • Office over Harding's hard war*' atom. tf OQ.STA NLEY. Attorney it law • Office m\J door t«» post office up stairs. Canon Cltv, Colo. tf CIIAB. E. WALDO, Attorney at Law and Notary Public. Office over post office, Canon Citv, Colora do. tf ■»!■ nioiuvt. T W. DAWSON, Physician and • Surgeon. Office over Frciuont Comity Bank. tf B‘ N. HARP £L. M. D , (I ytuoool • ogi>t and Ob>tctrician, Office I over S. M. Davis, Canon City. tf JL. PRENTISS, M. 1)., Physician * and Surgeon, dealer in Drugs j and Medicines. Office and store in j McClure House building, Cafiou City, Colorado. tf : For Sale. I would respect fully call the ntten tion of ladies of Canon City and vicin ity to my splendid slock of house plants now ready, also hanging bask ets. I havo over fifly kinds ot Color ado grown flower seeds, choicest kinds, cheap. Also empty flower pots and hanging baskets always ou baud and for sale cheap. I havo also vases tilled and for sale, fit either for bay windows or door yards. Please, # ladies, patrouixo homo Industry. John Giiavkstol'K, if South Canon. Coal $4.50 Per Ton, Cash. Double screened, clean coal, abso lutely free from clinkers and dirt, de livered to any part of the city free ol* charge. Terms cash in advance. Grand Canon coal company, office with county treasurer. 1). K. I’AHfIIDAY, Supt. ASSAYS FOR THE WEEK. There is a prospect for ail extra ses siou of congress. Peace bet ween the British and Boers is about to be declared. The senate has confirmed Levi P. Morton minister to France. The senate has confirmed Henrv G. t Pearson postmaster at New York : City. The Union Pacific trains were de layed several days this week bv high water. John M. Clark has been nominated by the republicans of Chicago, for mayor. The total number of hogs packed in Chicago duriug the year endiug March Ist, was 5,752,191. The senate committee on foreign relations has reported iSjl&cably upon the Chinese treaty. An excursion party of 750 people was blockaded by snow at the Chicago stock yards on Monday. An excursion from Boston to San » Francisco over the new southern route went west on Friday. The remains of the czar were buried on Monday. The funeral ceremonies were the most imposiug ever seeu iu the world. The name of Stanley Matthews has been sent to the senate by President Garfield as one the United States supreme judges. A portion of Augusta, Georgia, was flooded last week by the Savan nah river, which rose twenty-four! feet in twelve hours. A heavy snow s tor in visited Mis souri, lowa, liiiuois, Wisconsin, Min nesota and other portions of the Northwest last Saturday. General Upton committed suicide in Sau Francisco on the 13th. No cause is assigned except that he was a great sufferer from maliguant catarrh. The first through train over the A. T. & S>. F. for San Francisco, which left Kausas City ou the 17th, carried fourteen passengers ticketed through. Secretary Kirkwood has told the Utes that they must go. If they can not find suitable agricultural and grazing lauds in Western Colorado, they will be sent to Utah. Many arrests have been made in S«- Petersburg since the death of the , emperor. In one house 700.000 rub'.CV were found. Upon one man was dis covered 20,000 rubles* anus and poi son. The Mexican National railroad com pany has contracted with two Penu s\ Ivania firms for 200 locomotives and 500 freight cars. That corporation has also contracted for steel rails 1 enough to lay 1,000 miles of track. The senate of the United States has 1 bceil 'Hum.— •••j'nhl'wwsi ; basis. The vice-president cast the J deciding vote. Senator Teller is i chairman of the committee on pen- I sioiis ami Senator Hill is chairman of' the committee on mines and miuing. j STATE NEWS. A nmn in Denver has a watch which was made in 1608. The lownhall in Alma-was destroy ed by fire on Monday. A number of towns have already, municipal tickets in the fiejd. John Curtes, a miner, .was instantly killed last week in the Bitll-Doiuingo. Thos. Herron shot and killed Jas. Luce on the Indian reservation last week. . Baron John L. De Laubenficls, an Austrian nobleiuau, died iu Leadville last week. i f Mrs. James Newshaiu committed suicide in Trinidad on Mouday by takiug chloral. / The I). & B. G. railroad company has n force ot men working west ot Gunnison City about twenty miles. The Gunnison News has a new pro prietor, Mr. E. A. Buck, aud h new general manager, Mr. J. \V. Uppercu. Leadville is overruu by thieves aud desperados. Nightly depredations are committed by them. Mr. Chas. Theodore, formerly with the riunketl’s in this state, is travel- ; ing with the Buckingham troupe. The democrats of Leadville have re- ! nominated Humphrey's for mayor. It took 27 ballots to accomplish that object* It is reported that the Utes around the White Hirer agency are very tin eas v aud preparing for war iu the spring. The city editor of the Denver Tri bune was arrested last Saturday for publishing the verdict of a jury be- I'ore it had been public in the court. Fred Wheeler, sou of a prominent 1 New York broker, died in the couutv j hospital at Denver last week from a wound in his leg caused by a shot he j gave himself at Chama. Men and tools are on the ground for the sinking of the first artesian well, in Colorado, provided for by * congressional appropriations. The ‘ well will bo put dowu near Las Animas. Mr. Stanley Wood and Mr. W. T. Hunt, of Colorado * Springs, have written a comic opera which will soon be produced in Chicago. Its title is “ Brittle silver, or how n ntiue and maiden were lost and won.” ) Gunnison News : The haugiug of L tho Chinaman iu Gothic created great fun. The ceremony was performed with great solemnity, and a ball in the evening celebrated the happy eveuf. The Chinaman was a niau-ot-straw. ) f Thomas A. Greatorcx. who wus shot by Jack Roberts In Duraugo, hii account of which is upon the inside pages of this paper, died ten days alter receiving the fatal wound, ifis mother and sisters are in Algiers, Africa. ) “Big Nose George,” the uoted road agent and murderer, who was sen tenced to bo hung on April 2nd, in jured the sheriff at Raw lins in au at-J tempt to escapo on the 22nd aud was 1 lynched by a mob. t INSTANTLY KILLED. A Former Resident of Canon Shot Dead at Poncho Springs f News was received in this city on Monday that Walter Church, once time keeper and store keeper for Lipe & Fox. railroad contractors here, had been killed at Poncho Spring-sou that day. As near as can be learned the following are the particulars. A bunko steerer named Conway and a dance house proprietor named Van Camp were quarreling in a saloon, a half interest of which was owned by Church, anti the other half by Tom Barrett and another man, whose name we could not learn, wheu Conway drew a 4.1, sell-acting Colt’s revolver and commenced striking Van Camp over the head with it. In that action the weapon was discharged and the ball entered Church’s head, just over the left eye, killing him instantly. His remains were sent to his former home in Woodstock, Illinois, on Tues day. ) -■ «»• ■ ■ - Round-up Commissioners. Governor Pitkin has appointed the rouud-up commissioners for this 6tate. The following are the ones in which the cattle men of this county are interested: District No. 3 —J. J. Thomas, Jas. A. Met andless and Juo. A. Crawford. This district includes the territory from the mouth of the St. Charles and up the Arkansas river to Grape creek, them e along the eastern slope ot the Wet mountains to the place of begin niug. District No. 4—Wm. T. Frink, Elton j Beckwith and Lyman Hayden. The j fourth district is composed of the territory beginning at the southeast 1 corner of Custer county, along the j west line of that county to the liue j of Fremont county, and along the! west line of Fremont county to the j Arkansas river, and thence down the j river to Grape creek aud thcncc to place of beginning. District No. 6 —W. Douglas, G. i Langford aud Jeff Steele. That dis trict is composed of the territory from where the east line of Pueblo crosses the Arkansas river, aud thcncc up the river to Canon City, thence along the base of the moun- j tains to the north line of El Paso ! county and south to place of begin ning. District No. 13—Samuel Hartsel, j Henry Beckem and John Ifiuger. This l district is composed of the territory | , beginning hi Canon City, theuce along , ' base of mountains to first correction ; ! line south, thence west to north line ot r -uutv ana along mat line to the line of Fremont county, thence 1 along west line of that county to j Arkansas river and to place of begin- ! uiug. ■ Resolutions of Respect. Whereas, Rev. Silas Hatch hast been removed by death from among ! us and that upon such mournful oc casions a manly sorrow is not incom patible with an humble submission to the Divine will which has appoint ed unto all men once to die. There fore be it Resolved. That we mourn the loss of our deceased brother not only be cause we thus lose a useful iniuiuster of the grospel of Christ, but a kiud j hearted and gonial fricud. Resolved, That we all with oue ac- | cord extend to the bereaved family i our warmest sympathies in this hour j j of deep affliction aud earnestly pray I that lie who shed tears of sympathy j ;at the grave in Bethany may shelter . i them beneath the protecting wing of j His Providence. Resolved , That a copy of this pre j amble and of these resolutions be en | tered upon the records of the church and that a certified copy be furnish ed the family. By order and in behalf of the church. Geo. Baldwin, Thos. E. Spencer. Death Notices. Seven death- are chronicled in the ! Record this issue, a large number for Canon City in one week. It will be observed, however, that one-half of them are from causes other th in local. Amoug them is Mrs. A. C. Frazier, who came to this city from Eldorado, Kansas, just six months before she died, in poor health. Dur ing tho time of her residence here she made many warm friends and in her illness she had the greatest attention and most tender care. She suffered intensely, but patieutlv and while her friends know that she is relieved ! irom her burden, disease and paiu, ■ they deeply mourn her loss. She | leaves »\ husband and two children. Mr. B. F. Pippin, another of them, ' came from Champaign county, llli uois, to this city on February 23th, | last, after speudiug most of tho win- j ‘ ter iu Wisconsin. Ho lost a babe eight months old since coining to | Canon from pulmonarv trouble, lie | leaves a wife, and a daughter three year* old. Mr. W . W. Carson was an English man by birth and his former home was in Baltimore, Maryland. He came to this city from Girard, Kan sas. He is be«t known here as the discoverer of the coal miue near this city and paid most of his attention to prospecting during lifo. He leaves a wife aud one child. Of Course They Want it. The following in an answer to one of our notices of expiration of subscription to tho Ukcokd : CaSon city. Mar. 18th, 1881. Mr. 11. T. Blake : Yes, certainly continue tho Record. It brings to my room, where I i.ui yet a close prisoner, from e fleets of luy long and severe iltuess, sctuoildng ct the outside world ami often brightens a gloomy hour. Thanks lor your Jrequcut kindly notice* during my j long sickness. Enclosed pics so find sub ! scrlption price. Very llospoelfully. , Mrs. M. 8. Gardner. County Court. The following are proceedings at March term of County Court Fre mont county : Sarah Gray vs. Samuel Gray, di vorce. Dismissed at plaintiff’s costs. Brasher Bros. vs. Ledford & Carrier, act ion for debt. Judgment by default. Julius Agard vs. E.O. Tyffe, action for debt. Judgment by default. Lucy J. Cresswell vs. Abraham Cresswell, divorce. Decree granted according to prayer of complaint. The people for the use of Phillip Griffith vs. Wra. J. Phillips, action on official bond. Trial by jury. Judg ment for defendant as per verdict. 10 days given to tile appeal boud. Henry Waller vs. B. R. Dell, actiou for debt. Settled at plaintiff's costs. Mary Ann Allen vs. Geo. Allen, divorce. Continued. Jane Cunningham vs. James Cun ningham, divorce. Continued for service. Martha J. Connor vs. Wm. Connor, divorce. Continued for service. P. K. Dotson vs. J. M. Fickes, ac tion on promissory note. Judgment by default. Eliza Humphrey vs. John O. Wil liams, action for debt. Trial to court. Judgmcul for plaintiff. 5 days from adjournment of court given to file appeal bond. Mary E. Austin vs. Jame 3 M. Aus tin, divorce. Decree granted accord ing to prayer of complaint. Ann M. Sheridan vs. John W. Sheridan, divorce. Decree grauted according to prayer of complaint. S- M. Davis vs. Mrs. James Buck master, action for debt. Case settled. Louisa J. McGuire vs. James J. McGuire, divorce. Continued. O. G. Stanley vs. Hiraiu Morey, dismissed at plaintiff’s costs. Alexander Boyd vs. Homan & Mc- Carthy, actiou for debt. Trial to court.’ Judgment for plaintiff. Geo. H. Marshall vs. Bernard Mur ray, damages for actiou. Trial to court. Judgment for plaintiff. Win. E. Johusou vs. E. H. Saltiel, action for debt. Judgment by default. Williams vs. Delano, actiou for debt. Continued to March ‘23d, D. & R. G. R. li. Co. vs. E. 11. Mar shall, judgment according to finding of referee Chas. E. Waldo. Jurors. The following is the list of jurors drawn for the April term of the district court in this county: GRAND JURORS. W. S. Dunbar. Jas. Clelland, C. W. Tal bot, A. J. A idler, Geo. F. Mcßay, Thos. Robinson, Silvester Allen, Wm. .VC.Gribble, T. C. Manchester, C. C. Rickard, J. T. Faulkner aud C. T. Helm. TETIT JURORS. C. C. Wannan, S. S. Stokes, D. G. l'ea . bodv. Willi* Smith. >l. M. Crais. | phrey. E. C. Burton, S. B. Starbird, Geo. , T. Conaway, Jasper M. Duckett, Wra. Lit tlejohn. Levi Halley, F. D. Halineukrait, A. C. Haggart, E. T. Ailing. David Lod i wig, Thos. E. Spencer, F. A. Raynolds, A. C. Somerville, Sam*l Cronk. Jesse Corn, Jno. C. Palmer and C. R. llainline. ! The court convenes on the first Moaday j in April, the 4th. THE ST. JULIEN. The Most Magnificent Sample lloom in Colorado. The St. Julien, under the management of Mr. A. Page, short as it has been in run ! uing order, is attracting a large amount of the custom of »ur better class of people,and is the most recherche thing of the kind ever opened to the gaze of our “booze" loving citizens. The arrangement has been made of all compartments with a view to the comfort of the patrons of this establish ment. There will be nothing allowed to offend the most fastidious. Everything shall run smoothly and the rowdv popula tion will make themselves conspicuous by their absence. On entering, we behold a cigar case filled with a choice lot of Man uilla, Habana auu Carajbo de El Mora ci gars, direct from the importers, fcbut off from the main exhibition by an elegant curtain suspended from the wall by numer ous gilded riugs—but, why linger? We will now gaze upon the place from which the liquid flows that makes the heart of the j thirsty multitude glad. Well, we can't do j this justice with the pen, but advise our readers to go and see for themselves. So. : we will merely say that behlud this modern ! structure, away from the gaze of the vulgar ; and unappreciative public, Mr. Page ap pears to unusual advantage. The walls aie a beauty in themselves, aud the bar ; is simply immense, of which Mess. Sharp «fc Anderson and Peter Crumb were the de signers. From the outside this establish ment looks more like a dream ot ••The Tropics,*’ as the window overlooking the «ireet is filled with a rare collection of choice flowers and hot house exotics, culled by an experienced hand from the conserva tory of Mr. Jobu Crave stock ; and long be fore the door Is opeued the olfactories are greeted with a rare and pleasant odor, i which arises in all its priatuuc beauteous uess upon tho good ami bad alike. So do not fkil to give the St. Julieu a visit, even it you don’t want to imbibe. Directly op posite the poslolliec, and don’t you make any mistake. *lt Real Estate Transfers. O. It. Myers to Anna E. Bradbury, cj of lot 3. block 23. $155. Deborah Nichols to J. A. Boston and E. l». Mold, ej of nr} of sec. 13, and ej of se} | of sec. 18. T. 18. south or range 70 W. S7OB. | 11. W. Sanders to H. Tarboton, lots 7 aud 8, block 3, A. M. add. $l5O. J. il. Harrison to trustees of the M. E. church, lot 14, block l, It. aud M. add, $l5O. John Lock to Alice M. Adams, lots A ami tt, block 10. M add, $l5O. W. A. Helm to John C. Adains, lots 1, 2 aud 3. block 18, T. M. add, $l5O. Elisabeth Walter to John C. Adams, lot 4. block 18, T. M. add, SSO. A. and H. Kudd to O. E. Blosson, lot 1, I block 23, $«0. j F. 11. Bangley to W. B. Feltou, 8 acres I' more or less in se} of sej of see. 82. T. 18, and ue} ol ne} of sec. 5, lily south of range 70 we*t, tfitHk NO. 18 IN THE NECK. A Serious Cutting Affray at the Coal Banks. Last Saturday was pay day at Coal Creek and, as usual, there was some drinking and drunkenness. Among the “boys” who were feeling pretty lively was Clarance Sherman, a young man who once drove a water wagon in this City for Win. Burdetf and a young man called “Nick.” About 3 a. m. on Sunday, Sherman purchased a bot tle of liquor and started home when Niek and some companions concluded it would be great fun to take it away from him. They followed him across the street and overtaking him commenced a struggle for possession of the bottle. In thatcoutest Nick drew a revolver from which he fired three shots into the air. Sherman, think ing they meant more than fun, pulled out a knife and cut Nick a terrible slash in his neck Just missing the jugular vein. Two more knife wounds were made in his right shoulder and he is seriously wounded. Nick blames himsclt for the trouble aud ex onerates Sherman completely. The latter was only doing what he could to protect himself from what he supposed to be a deadly attack. The reporter of the Record made in quiry of several people and had inquiries made at Coal Creek, in all about thirty per sons were interviewed and none of them knew the real name of Nick. OUR OPINION. In our opiuion the death of no potentate iu the world could have created a more profound feeling of regret in the United States than has that of the death of Alexander of Russia. Although an autocrat, and supreme commander of the lives and property of his subjects, upholding a form of government hateful in the eyes of our liberty loving people he yet had tl e respect and most friend ly regard of the government of the Uniou and of its citizens. It is a strange fact that a government of one limn power anil a government where each citizen is sovereign should have for many year 9 the feel ing of friendship which has existed between the Uuited States and Rus sia. In the time of our greatest need of sympathy aud strong friends in Europe, when our uatiou was threat cued with dissolution by intern:.! contention aud war, Alexander II recognized tli» government at Wash ington aud sympathized with the people who were contending for the maintenance of the Union. It is ad mitted but for him England would have dared to aid the rebellious sub j«fU of tUo United btates iu a more open manner than it did, even to the extent of sending an army here or overawing the north by her power ful uavy. When the proclamation giving liberty to slaves was promul gated by Abraham Liucolu, Alex ander was among the lirst to con gratulate the Union upon the great **tep in the advancement of civiliza tion, aud when that great president was struck ilowu by the assassin’s baud the emperor of Russia was among the first to send words of sympathy to striekeu people. Alexander II was born April 20th, 1818, and was the son of the first Alexander of Rus-iu.a lineal despond ent ot Peter the Great. He was mar ried ou April 28th, 1841. to Maria Alexaiulrovua, daughter of the gruiul duke of llesse-Darmstadt. Ou March 2ud, 1850. he ascended the throne at a critical moment iu Russian history, that country being engaged iu war with England, France, Turkey and Sardinia. This war he continued for a year, losing nothing or gaining nothing, lie was crowned on Sep tember 7th, 1856. aud from that time he relaxed the liues drawn to the ut most tension by his father. Ho emancipated the nation from military routine, reorganized the army, dis solved the greater part of the mili tary colonies, freed public instruc tion from military discipline and in troduced other important reforms* grauted amnesty to Polish aud Rus sian political offenders, aud recalled hu ml reds of exiles from Siberia. On March 3rd. 1861, ho decreed tho freedom ot the serfs to bo carried out in two years. Uv this act ho libera ted 88,020,000 slaves and wherever the Uussiau tlag has tloatod since that time huiuuu liberty has existed. Tho first attempt upon hi* life was made April 16th, 1866. Four or five more violent attempts were made after wards and he lived in coustaut fear aud at last was struck dowu hv tho hands of assassius. Tho ucw emper or, Alexander 111, became heir appa rent »»n the death of his elder brother, Niehlo<, in 1860, lie was burn March 10th, 1810. aud belongs lo the old Russian party* prejudiced ugaiust Germans ami all foreigners, aud all reform-*, although it is likelr that he may be forced to give bis country a constitution. His life has already becu threatened by that most desper ate aud dispioablo of all doctrines, nihilism. In our opiuiou the tax payers of Canon Pity enuuot do better than to retain the present town board iu office. Every titan ou that board has labored hard* for the iutereatof Caftou City aud that, too, in the fucc of op position and croaking. Since fhelr advent the water works have beeu built, anti the railroad debt has been compromised iu tho most satisfactory manner. It would he difficult to find six nieu ill town who would be willing to take so much of their lime, for little or no pay, and devote U to tho interest of the community aw'those men have done. Of course they have not been perfect iu all tilings but their position ha* beeu one ol diffi culty aud not at all enviable. Ho feel assured that if they are re-elected just as they now hold office llie city will prosper in tho next year as fl has in tho past. They are all young men. energetic, pro-porous, eeotioui leal and without - rotchef*.