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A. It. TIIt'ltllFK & CO.,
t: Main St., Aiilitiibulit Ohio.
White Wash Brushes
Frldny Morning, July SO, 1880.
The Light Artillery are booked for
Geneva on the 3d piox.
There will be a regular meeting of the
Council next Wednesday evening.
Mr. H. H. Hunt returned yesterday
from a month's Vacation spent in the
The last birth day of the Warren
Chronicle, was Its 88th nearly a full span
of mortal life. ' .
A rattlesnake with sixteen rattles was
recently killed on the farm of Addison
We'slcntt, at Griggs Corners.
There was a meeting of the Board of
of Education last Monday evening after
several unsuccessful attempts.
Faulkner & Son have some white clo
ver honey, of excellent flavor and as clear
ns a diamond, at only 20 cents per box.
Eiedit, out of a lot of Texas ponies,
were hold at auction here last Tuesday.
They sold for about 25 on an average.
We learn that Mrs. Garwood Blukes
b e Is seriously ill, and her symptoms are
not favorable for a change for the bet
ter. A corn field in the township of Mor
gan, according to the owners measurement
is 15 feet, and one of its beauties Is that it
is as level as a floortn
L. M. Rice, photographer, Warren,
O., sent us a cabinet size photograph' of
Urn. Garfield, which is the best likeness
of him we have yet seen.
Mr., Frank McKenzie will soon be at
work on his Government job at the head
of the Peninsula at Erie, ou which he has
a contract for driving 000 piles.
Foot races in hot weather are not so
objectionable on account of the drip, as
might lie supposed. The niwblencss
a .."delates speed, anil thus repays the ef
fort, Dr. D. S. Hall, is encouraged by the
health giving influences that surround him
His locomotive power he informs us '
are better than they have been for two
years. - - " ,.
! Now' Is the time-to cut away the old
bearing canes of your raspberry patches,
and thus give the new ones all the free
dom for growth and increase for the next
year. ... . .. .
' The Street Commissioner and his men
were removing the surface earth from
Main Street last Tuesday. At a depth of
two or three inches there is a firm road bed
- A portion of the L. S. dock at the
head of the east and west pier, next the
bank, on the south line of the pier, near
rhe coal chutes, has settled with the
weight of ore upon1 It. ' "
Don't fail to obscive the fact that
our youug friend Nathan, successor to
the Hasting shoe store, is offering his
stock ol spring and summer wear at a re
duction pi 10 pel cent.
The catawba and the concord grapss
share in the mildew of the Rogers variety.
Some of these vines, ou the sametreliscs
with the Rogers seem to have been affect
ed oven worse than they. .
Another attempt to gather together
the members of the Board of Health, was
made last Friday evening, with the usual
result. Better send the police after the de
linquents, or else disband the board.
Recorder seems to be the most desira
ble and most sought after ofllce In the
county, if the number of applicants for
it is any criterion. It it not quite certain
whether the number is 7 or 8, or "7 and 8."
Mr .and Mrs. Ed. Booth, of Indianap
olis, Ind., made a short visit among their
friends here last Wednesday and Thurs
day and Friday. Mr. B. is still in the em
ploy of Mr. J. A. McKenxie, the clothier.
No word of complaint is heard from
our farmers about "hard times." Every
crop Is abundant every prospect pleases,
and all is contentment and satisfaction,
such a change of program gives a new
phase to lifo.
The woodman's ax, the fulling of trees.
the hum of the saw and the hiss of steam
are all heard within the corporation line
on the Watson flats, where that little
peripatetic mill is doing its work with
The Chardon Republican is one of
the best and most judicious weekly jour
nals thai comes to our table, It is a fair
exponent of its intelligent and gentleman
ly proprietor aud editor. We always
open It with pleasure.
Prosecutor I'eltllsuie made a tula sti p
lit other day and ralhrr disabled himself,
but Is gi fting llir better of It. Increasing
avcrdiipnls as Well as gathering weiirht of
cliararler, should 1m an admonition
against undue freedom of gyration, I'etl.
Mr. .1. A. Davidson, the veicrn editor,
who has built up more ere than any
man in the d ml riot, Iimr we perceive, cast
hi lol with the spicy (ieaug header. It
will not he long in showing evidence of
Ilia presence in its originality, vivaielyuttd
The Pastor of the Presbyterian church
takes hla summer relaxation from pulpit
labors for the next three Kubbatli. The
church will be closed, and the Sabbath
School will have a respite. The regular
weekly mi clings for prayer will be con.
That paroxismal sensitivencas oflhe
Newsman over the bare allusion to Africa
the land of those missing litik fellaws
is all unwarranted. No disrespect was
Intended toward that much abused land,
or the claims of Its people to regular evo
Pr. S. M. Sineiul, formerly of Ashta
bula, but recently V. S. Deputy Mar-dial
of Cleveland, Inn we learn from the Vr-
ald, been cotiflued to his house by illness
for the past few days. The doctor has
been in feeblo health for many years, but it
is hoped his present indisposition will be
of short duration.
One of Fisher's patent improved re-
frigiators is in use at the meat market of
Harmon & Wet more at the Harbor, ami Is
the fluest thiugof the kind we have seen.
We stepped into it the oilier day, and the
feeling of being packed in an ice berg was
quite refreshing with the thermometer
outside crowding the nineties.
The Third Grand Excursion from Ash
tabula, under the direction of the Congre
gational Church, will lie given Thursday,
August 5th. Tile steamer Pearl has been
chartered for this occasion, and will leave
Ashtabula Harbor for Cleveland at 9 a. in.
At least three hours will be given to the
excursionists in (lie city. Refreshments
will be served upon the steamer.
It is asserted on medical authority
that one or two cases of stomach disease
in the village took on much of the char
acter of cholera. That of Mr, Thomas
liotr, hist week, in its suddenness and oth
er symptoms was a rather marked case.
We learn that he performed his regular
labors on Wednesday, felt a little ill on
Wednesday evening at supper, and died
on Thursday arternoon.
Forepuugh's circus and menagerie
seems to over slough even politics. Our
Democratic friends have postponed their
club meeting foi the purpose of attending
the show. All right! they may find that
a lesson or two in acrobatling before
election, somewhat scrvicable on dec-
tiundayl The gentleman in corsets has
no sympathies that will take the votes of
the bard fisted and horney hand chaps
who cast them hereabouts.
The Wilcox pateut rubber spring for
horse shoes, which has been noticed In
these columns, Is a most valuable contriv
ance for relieving tender-footed horses.
They are only used upon the fore feet.
They afford immediate and perfect relief,
aud while they relieve suffering, they re
store life and spirit to the animal. Let
any one with a tenderfooted horse make
the trial and test the truth of our asser
tions. In the lower part of the county
they ore used very generally with satisfac
tion. Mr. Bloat, of Rock Creek makes
and sets the shoes, and a postal to cither
he or A. C, Wilcox of the same place
will meet with ready response.
A most gratifying pleasure excursion
will that be, gotten up by the ladies of the
Congregational church noticed elsewhere-
The refreshments will be served on the
boat, and the uniform success of those la
dles in reaching the satisfaction of man,
woman, or child, by way of their palates
is admitted. The boat is commodious and
safe. The arrangement of the time of
starting p a, m. that spent in Cleveland
8 hours hnd the delightful time of the
day for the homeward sail, and the timely
hour for reaching home, have each been
fixed with thoughtful care, and everything
is calculated, with good weather, to make
the excursion one of the most pleasant,
Our friend of the Sentinel is something
of a traveler, an ornithologist and evident
ly something of a sailor. But his instruc
tions for passing Hell Gate, do not tally
with the careful practice in days of yore.
' Slowing up," was then deemed fatal to
safety. To get into an eddy, without full
headway, was almost sure to shoot upon
the rocks. Sail vessels had, therefore,
to wait for wind before encountering the
dangers of a passage. Steamers under full
headway, were then known sometimes to
stop and it became a struggle with a pret
ty even thing of it, whether the power of
the machinery Or the power of the current
should carry the day. "Slowing up."
therefore, would not be safe business.
The announcement of Mr, E. H. Pifer,
of Rock Creek, as a candidate for the of
fice of County Recorder, may be found in
this paper. Our acquaintance with Pifer
hss been of many years standing, and we
are fully persuaded that his popular bear
ing, his intelligence, fitness and corupeten-
cy, are beyond question. If nominated
and elected, he will, we hare no doubt, fill
the duties of the office honorably aud ac
The announcement of Mr. H. H. Grorer,
of Harlagrove, will be found in the proper
place in this paper. Mr. G. is well and
favorably known through the county. He
is a fine penman, a man of general business
experience and attainments and, we think,
possesses the right qualities to fit him for
the place to which he has an honorable as
piration and we commend him to the sup
port of the voters of the county.
Mr. E. F. Mason, present Recorder, is
named by bis numerous friends as a can
didate for re-election, and as his past acts
bear ample testimony of his complete fit
ness fur the duties of the office, nothing
need be added to commend him to the vol
ere of tbn county.
If you have pimples, boils, salt rheum,
rough skin, so., try Lnndsey s bioou searen
er. Sold by ail druggists.
SCHOOL TEACHERS SELECTED.
At meeliugti of llie ituard of K'lllfTation
held on the vuingt .time .5th and July
2'llh, the N.l..lnjr li.l of teneliers fcc.,
re selected for the ensuing yenr: '
Superintendent, (ieoruu W. Waile, sal
ary per year, f r."Mt.iHI, I metier High
school, Kanuie M. Ilooili, fiMI.W.
A grammar, Mi- Emms Waitinngioii,
f.VM). It giaiuuiar, Mi-s I'ariuie IlieUin-
l!25. C grammar, Mis iluttfe
llougti, tn). I grammar, .Miss Mary
C. Hubbard, 135(1. "A Primary, Jli
Fannie Seymour, f :(.V), ' II primary, Miss
Mary liichards, $:5, A and II primary,
Mist Millie .MoCUunihg, $:I25. C primary
Mis Minnie Lewis, $:I23. I) primary,
Miss Ellen Prentice, ift'Jj. I) primary
si-tanl, Misn Louise (.'ruuihill, one term
at rale of a uionlli. Priinaiy. Pro.
peci street, .Miss Picket, one term at rate
of f'JMmuiiih. Writing, Miss A. Gray,
$10 per week lor leiin. J. S. Burroughs,
janitor, $H week.
Aaron Fuller, j.inilor Prospect street
Ijhool, $: woek.
tills amount ing lo $141.52 ordered
There was aspecial meeting of the Coun
cil last Wednesday evening at which all
members were present. .Minutes of pre
vious meeting read and approved.
The oath of ufiice was administered to
Capt. George Field, as Uar)ar Master.
An ordinance authorizing the issue of
bonds to the amount of $l2n0 for the com
pletion of the improvement of Ashtabula
Harbor, in auticipaiiou ol the general tax
of 1H80, levied for that purpose, was read
for the first time, l he rules suspended, and
the ordinance adopted.
Mr. John O'Neil, whoso stock of grocer.
its, etc., were removed with the ltawson
building from the condemned land at the
north end of bridge, presented the follow,
ing bill for damages, etc., which was re
ferred to the Harbor ('ommillee :
To extra labor while; moving- build
Moving and removing khoiI ...
laminae to Kooil I'roin pliislot, etc
Less nl traile on extra tout: ol lllxv
My own f-ervlce- for VI luiio
1 , Ml
Roads and Sidicwai.kh. Notices have
been duly given to delinquents in side
walk tuultcrs, to attend lo repairs or - re
newais, according to circuuistauccs. In
not a few cases this has been deferred too
long, and those interested should be
prompt in meeting a reasonable require
Commissioner Abeel has taken hold of
the matter of the repairing of Main street,
evidently determined to make thorough
Work of It. Those knobs which have so
long decorated cuch fide of that thorough
fare, have been plowed up and the abrupt
shoulders on eii her side, lYoui which the
currents of water from the center received
cutting power, have been removed, and an
easier grade secured, and much of tlie
wash prevented. Then, the mud, or the
material for forming it, upon the bed of
the road has been scraped oil' down to
hard bottom. Theso would seem to lie
well conceived steps, and well calculated
to give a hard and smooth bottom, pro
vided the pick and shovel arc used suffi
ciently to level the surface, leaving only
rotundity enough lor the water to find the
gutters with a gentle current. This plan,
it' followed out with thoroughness and fi
delity, will, we are inclined to think, give
us u good roud bed. At uuy rule it is
time thut something should be done, aud
this mode of repair commends itself to
common sense, we, therefore, bid Commis
sioner Abccl a hearty god sliced.
Tkaciieu's Ixdtitl'TK. The first week
oflhe Institute convened at Jetlcrson, has
passed, mid the success which has attend
ed it, gives encouragement that the term
will be of iuvaluablc benefit to the teach
ers. During the week, lectures were de
livered Tuesday evening by Hon. J. J.
Burns, State Com. 8ubject-7"The Boy,"
at which time ho very pleasingly and in
structively portrayed the boy in uumy
phases in which he appears in every day
Wednesday afternoon Miss Sun ford
made remarks upon tho topics of "English
Friday afternoon the remarks by Prof.
Tuckorman were intended to place before
the minds of the teachers, the results of
the State Teacher's Association, id regard
to the introduction of some of the sciences
into our public schools, and the resolution
adopted at the time
Resolved, That the Legislature be re
quested to add to the studies already em
braced in the common school curriculum,
U. S. History and Physics, upon which
certificates may be grunted extending 24
months, and that these branches together
with physiology, certificates may he
granted for ilO months.
At this writing the enrollment of-tcach-
SEC'Y OF INSTITUTE.
Mr. A. R. Houghton is brought forward
by his friends as a candidate for the ofllce
of Recorder. Of his qualities the voters
of the county are sufficiently informed.
His habits of business are fully attested, by
his connection with the bank of II. Talcott,
as well as from his present position in the
ofllce of the Probate Judge. His gentle
manly bearing will commend him for the
The dry ana dusty Bpell was broken
on Monday morning last, by a couple of
pretty free showers, occurring at two and
three o'clock. Vegetation bad begun to
languish and the pastures to brown.
The out harvest is about through with
and the crop is one of the best.
A number of our people are taking their
summer vacations some at Chatauqua
No. 1, and others quite a number at Red
Brook, Chutauqua No, 2. Chatauqua No.
2, affords many of the advantages of its
contemporary, at less expense and trouble,
and with less crowd and worry. In the
meantime the place is growing in favor,
attractiveness and comfort.
Women that have been pronounced in
curable by the best physicians in the coun
try, have been completely cured of female
weakness by the use of Lydia Pinkhum's
vegetable compound. Send to Mrs. Lydia
E. Piukhain, 'ii'i Western Avenue, Lynn,
Mass., for pamphlets ill (J
STEAMERS,JUMPERS AND UNIFORMS.
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BY ONE WHO HAS BEEN WHERE TREY ARE
Tho writer left Aslilabnla on Hie I:.'I2;
r. M, train, Saturday, July lOlh for N'eW
York, ami various points in New York,
for '.he purpose of purchasing uniform
for Proteci ion fire couimny figuring for
a hose carriage or jumper, nnd tovxauiiue
into the working of depart merits of which
, Y. stale is justly eeleliraled. A stop
of two hours was made at Erie, and the
department at that cily hurriedly examin
ed. It was f'luud in excellent condition and
conducted about on the plan of our own
duiarlmeni. Richusler, N. Y. was reach
ed early Sunday morning, anil mi Monday
visits were made lo the various branches of
its lire department. Rochcaler has the
reputation, and boasts of one of the best
regulated, most Wfeclive and gentlemanly
fire departments in the land. The depart
ment is excellently distributed about the
ity where it will be most effective in case
of lira. Every apparatus was found in
perfect order, and tiie men at their posts.
Rochester has two independant hose com
panies the Alerts and Actives and the
Protective' a supply company in wli ch
she lakes special priJe. These companies
were all vi,iicd in the writer's ramblings,
through the kindness of an old school
mule Mr. Will S. Woodruff, first assist
ant of the Alert hose company the writer
was enabled to glean much valuable infor
mation The Alerts were organized in
1WI2, and are one of the oldest and most
efficient fire companies in the state. They
occupy an elegant three story brick house
uo Filzhugh street, furnished in the most
complete manner throughout. Attach
ments are connected with the fire alarm
telegraph in such a manner, that when a
fire occurs doors are thrown open, gas
turned on. men alarmed and in eight to
ten seconds the machine, after the first
stroke of the gong, is on its way to the
fire. The uniforms worn by this company
look the prize at the Fireman's convention
held at Canan.laigua, N. Y., lost fall out
of the large number of crack companies
present. The new uniforms for Protection
company, will be precisely like them ex
cept in color. Mr. Frank P. Ranney the
popular gents furnisher of Rochester, was
awarded the contract formakingthe shirts,
blue shirts being adopted in place of rod,
with a while regulation fire hat with blue
front piece in place of black worn by the
Alert Company. The Actiye hose com
pany are pleasantly located on North St.
Paul street in a neat brick house.
The apparatuses run by both these celebrat
ed companies are I rum the shops of Sam
ual M. Stewart, of H.Hjhester, and are ele
gant pieces of workmanship. They carry
nothing but extra hose. The Proticlives
occupy temporary quarters on Mill street,
having sold their old brick headquarters
for a more convenient location upon which
they will build immediately. The duties
of this old reliable, favorite company at
fires,is the saving and protection of pro.
perty. They are provided with buckets,
cavass, ropes, axes, fire extiuguishers, etc.
Their record is a matter of pride to the
city us well as the company. The wheeled
fire extinguisher hook and ladder carria
ges, steam engines and other apparatuses
drawn by horse power are all provided with
the most improved attachments for the
speedy hitching of teams, so that no time
may be lost in reaching the scene of a fire.
Chief Gibson is untiring in his efforts to
keep the department in perfect condition.
From Rochester the writer yisied the city of
New York where some twenty different fire
companies and branches of its mammoth
department were visited and inspected.
New York is the stalwart headquarters for
firemen in the United Slates. It is simply
perfect, and anything like a description
would fall far short of the mark. While
il is equalled by departments in oilier
cities in some special point, it is excelled
by none. Its steam propelling and horse
power steamers, hose carts, hook and lad
der and all its apparatus, firemen are ever
prompt to save. The hats for Protection
company were purchased in New York-und
will be made by Messrs. J. Carina & Bros.,
whose reputation is far famed for this
class of work. Syracuse was next visited
and two or three hours pleasantly whiled
away inspecting her department. Seneca
Falls was next in order. This is one of the
most delightful towns in all New York,
grandly situated on the Anburn branch o'
the N. York Cetitral road, Here is locat
ed the works of the famous Silsby Manu
facturing Company makers' of the cele
brated Silsby Steam Are engines and other
apparatus. The writer was cordially wel
comed by one of the junior members of the
firm and shown through the very extensive
works of the concern. We believe this is
the only house in the U. States that man
ufacture everything used in the construct
ion of tins class of goods. About 150 men
are employed in the various shops. These
men are all skilled, intelligent thinking
workmen. Everything about the building
was in the most perfect order and each
branch of the business is sepurate and dis
tinct. The demand for these superior
machines is constantly increasing and are
fast taking the place of Clapp & Jones
engines in the East. The best two wheel
ed jumpers seen any where were found
here, and the best four wheled cairiage
(nothing like the bulky, heavy carriage,
now used by Protection .&.,) at the works
of S. M. Stewert in Rochester. The Silsby
Folks manufacture a patent heater for
steam firo engines. No steamer should be
without one, especially in Ashtabula and
other towns where no teams are kept in
waiting to draw the engines to fires, and
where it takes so long to get up Steam
with a cold boiler. Every where East, fire
men stand high in the estimation of the
peoplo and everything to advance their
cause and make their dangerous work as
safe and easy as possible is done. The
life of the fireman is a hazardous and
class of men
W. B. M.
Large and repeated doses of the icing
off wedding cakes have been found service
aide in inducing indigestion, and dyspep
sia, when a mixture of beef pudding,
cheese and underdone chostnuts has failed.
To cure indigestion in such coses try
At Palnesville, 2:iih inst .Norwalks H,
Paineavillfw 2. At Akron t7th inst., Ak
runs , F.lyria 7.
The Ashtahtiiae play the Genevas
the latter plane, on Aug, 8d. This will
add considerable Interest to the exercises
at that place on that day.
Arraug'ieiits are (s-rfected for a game
on tire Bond street grounds, on Wednesday
next iicLwecii the husiuca men from the
Kn'l ami West sides of Main street.
good time and lots of funinay he expected.
Game will lie called at 2:30; admission
grounds 10c, the receipts to tit given
the Ashtabnla club.
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.
FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS. ROCK CREEK.
We are pleased to learn that landlord
St. John of the Rock Creek House, is im
proving iu health slowly to be sure, but
The Impression popularly entertained
about tins place, is that the suit about to
lie begun against the will of Mrs. Flora
Randal has a fair show for a favorable re
sult. The dwelling of O. H. Dolpb near that
of F. Hurringtuii, is inclosed, showing its
design and pretentious. It will lie come
ly and commodious, and of a very eligible
ami fine location.
The Greenback element about town
seems lo lie in something of the situation
of a basket of eels with embers thrown
Kd. Tel. The golden grain that so
heavily liurdened the eartb has been most
ly secured, and haying is also nearly over.
The north winds and cooler temperature
are very grateful.
The storm that paused over this section
on Friday night last, left its mark upon
the burn of Mr. Ueathman, south-west of
Windsor. It lore outa post, and seriously
mutilated the building, but fire did not ful.
low. Three men were in the barn, who
suffered severe shocks, but soon rallied
By another storm that passed over dur
ing the week, a young man who was at
work for Mr. Hall, who works the farm of
Kdmond Clapp, in Huntsburg, started for
the cows. Finding no other shelter from
the fury of the storm, be crawled into a
large hollow log, in the open pasture. As
he did not return that night, there was a
rally in the morning. Over one hundred
men engaged in the search, through most
of Saturday. The discovery was made by
a dog of the party. The man who was
in feeble health was helped from bis hid
ing place and taken home. He had been
in the log some 'M hours.
Business is booming in Stuart's quarry,
and Robert shows himself a man ol busi
ness. He has rented the well known quar
ry of Jerome Alderman, at Windsor Mills,
and taken a job to put in the heavy stone
work for a new bridge, west of the Mills.
The lease extends five years. All kinds of
stone can now be readily furnished.
Thompson Higlcy, Jr., harvested 45
acres of wheat, from which he expects to
thrash 1,000 bushels ol grain. He contin
ues to sell the Champion grain drill, and
keeps phosphate to work with it.
It seems rather lonely not to hear from
our old friend and TxtEuaAPH correspon
dent, R. D. Norris, of Hartsgrove. We
may, however, well excuse him in view of
his ill health and bodily affliction. He has
been a man of active business habits; he
has seen sorrow aud affliction, but he has
stood at his post und never faltered. He
has been a man of principle, and made his
mark in the world. His honor and gener
osity none will question. He ia sustained
by a strong faith in the Redeemer, and,
when the call comes, he will no doubt be
The past week has, in Kingsville, been
free from events of a startling nature.
The only thing to relieve the monotony
being the arrival, on Friday afternoon, of
a band of Gypsies.' Various conjectures
were formed by people In town, as to their
nationality. Their complexion bordered
on the Italian, but they seemed to speak
English fluently. Their first move after
entering town, was for a pair of scales,
where, while being weighed, they indulg
ed iu such remarks as these: "I've gained
twenty pounds," "That's nothing I've
gained forty." While this was being en
acted, Esq. Wright thought he recognized
one of them as his long lost son. This
led to other recognitions, and they proved
to be the party who left here two weeks
ago for a camp on the Lake shore. They
think Lake Erie a splendid pond. Long
may it wave.
The Misses Haltie Kingsbury, Mary
Kiunear, Lelia Barrett, and Hattie Abbot
are packing their trunks for Chautau
qua. This Is the season of the year when pic
nics are riiie, and the average "small boy"
is on his good behavior. Mrs. Ransom
and Miss Helen Richmond, of the Presby
terian S. 8., took their classes out for an
airing on the Lake, on Thursday. The
day was lovely, the cake first rate, the
bathing nice, the boat ride fine, and all
arc of the opinion that their teachers are
A Star. Mr. C. W. Star, of Indiana, has
fallen among us this week, and is expos
ing modern spiritualism, in a series of
lectures in the Tewn Hall.
Prof. Star is proving to be a star of the
first magnitude, ne advertised to do any
thing that cuu be done by any spiritual me
dium, and explain it by natural agencies,
FROM OUR EXCHANGES.
James Tanner, who recently died in
Kirtland, has resided in Lake County
nearly seventy-nine years, most of the time
iu Kirtland. He was the first white child
born in Ashtabula County.
J. II. Rhodes, Esq., of Cleveland, has
been appointed Receiver of the Paines
ville, Canton & Bridgeport Narrow Gauge
It. H. The only part of this road which is
completed is from Chagrin Falls to Solon.
Cupt. Applebee is rapidly failing and
his death is hourly expected.
The Erie papers state that that section of
the country wua visited by a slight frost
on Thursday night, last week.
The theft of nine dollars from tho mis
sionary box of the Congregational church,
is giving our exchanges a vast amount of
satisfaction, and the item has been dished
up in every conceivable shape.
On Saturday morning Mr. John Hurdy
died at his nouie near Keiloggsville, of
siuile gungrene, at the advanced age of
80 years. Mr. Hardy, with his father and
three youuger brothers, came to this State
from near Philadelphia, Pa., in about
1803, making htm one of the first pioneers
to change the wilderness Inln fertile farms.
Mr. Hardy waa ma of great ener
gy and endurance, and by It hud
amaaaed a handsome proiwrty, owning at
one time Unit) acres of land. For the past
few years he has lieen a great sufferer
some four months ngo his right foot
dropped of, liu rully rmieii, and his death
came to him as a relief from suffering.
received from James M. Thompson,
who latly went from K' k Creek, to lien
ver, Colorado, we learn that Johnnie .Snub
fer, son of Rev. .Shaffer, pnatrir of the Con
gregational churcH at Rock ( reek, in this
County, was killed bv mountain lions, or
panthers, not long since. The account of
itieanuirtn the Ornver pafiers, details
that Johnnie and a companion went into
the mountains prospecting, aud were lost;
after wandering about some days, they
were attacked by the lions. Hhaffer's com
panion, after a desa?rale fight, was tnnlly
injureo, but escaied with his life, and was
found in a starving condition, deliiious,
by a parly of hunters, and upon being res
tored, related the foregoing facts, iiliaffi r
was well known by many people of the
county; he was a civil engineer by profes
sion, and was in the employ of an irrigat
ing company at the time of the sad event.
A fearful thunder storm passed over
this place on Sunday evening. During
the storm it was an almost constant rum
ble and crash of lightening. The subtle
fluid killed a fine durhain bull and cow,
for Charles Warner, in the west part of
this village, and a horse for Almou March
in the North part of Denmark.
Gen. Abel Kimball died at his residence
in Madison, Saturday evening, aud his
funeral was attended yesterday afternoon.
He was a pioneer of the township and his
life has been a useful one.
The grove of J. O. Sullivan's farm, Ge
neva, is the place, and August 19th the
time for the meeting of the colored people
of Lake and Ashtabula counties for their
We would inform Bro. Reed that the
whistle of one of our factories which
proved "so large that the steam in the
boiler was insufficient to sound it." is still
doing duty ai the Lock Factory, Bnd is
heard daily at Rock Creek and Jefferson,
and is Irequently heard in Andover.
The Driving Park Association of Con
neaut are preparing for an important race
about August 20.
Scuiiikkr for August, is the miilsum
ner Holiday number, and it commends
itself to our unreserved and hearty ap
proval, and we as heartily commend it to
the attention and approval of our read.
A Herald dispatch from Cniouville of
Thursday of last week, sneaks of wanton
and sacriligeous damage and destruction
to the furniture and organ of the Episco
pal church at that nlaee bv some one who
had broken in the night before. This is
the second offence of the kind within a few
The Disciple yearly jnecting for 1!S0
will be held at Rock Creek. O.. commenc
ing Friday, August 13. and closimr Mnn.
day the lOtli. Competent speakers are ex
pected ana comlortable homes will be
provided for all from a distance. Come
in the full armory of the Lord and let us
have a grand good time.
S. R. WEBSTER, Adv. Com.
ANOTHER STEAMBOAT DISASTER.
This is a year of steamboat disasters.
The latest, and one of the most frightful,
occurred about ten o'clock last week Thurs
day evening, on the Detroit river, nine
miles below the city, caused by a large ex
cursion steamer, the Garland, running
down a small steam yacht, the Mamie, on
which were twenty-four persons, sixteen of
whom were lost in the disaster. The As
sociated press reports say that the excur
sion steamer Garland, with 1200 persons
on board, under the auspices of the Detroit
Moulder's Union, collided with the yacht,
cutting her in two, so that she ssuk in
about ten minutes. The twenty-four per
sons on board consisted mainly of Trinity
Roman Catholic church f Detroit, and a
number of acolytes or alter boys of the
church. The party had been on an excur
sion and were returning home. The night
was bright and moonlight, and the acci
dent was caused by unpardonable negligence.
The Egyptian Obelisk has arrived in
New York and lies at Twenty-third street,
in the North River, awaiting a place npon
which to stand it.
The story of the obelisk is that it was
erected by Thotraes Third, some 1,500
years B. C, and counts three and a half
centuries age. Its position upon Ameri
can soil, considering the task of taking
It down, loading upon a vessel prepared
for its transportation and its successful
voyage across the Atlantic, will make it
an object of intense and wonderful inter
Our friend Castle II. B. will speak on
the subject of Temperance the cause
that lies near his heart in the Dibble
neighborhood, Kingsville, on Sunday after
nooa next. His earnest appeals are doing
good, and we trust that ha will be met by
his old friends in Kingsville as we all like
to meet him here with sympathy and encouragement.
Honored and Blessed.
When a board of eminent physicians
and chemists announced the discovery that
by combining some well known valuable
remedies, the most wonderful medicine
was produced which could cure such a
wide range of diseases that most all other
remedies could be dispensed with, many
were skecplical; but proof of its merits by
actual trial has dispelled all doubt, and to
day the discoverers of that great medicine,
Hop bitters, are honored and blessed by all
as beuefactors. 93-4
A fool once More.
For ten years my wtfe was confined to
her bed with such a complication of ail
ments that no doctor could tell what the
matter was or cure her, and I used up a
small fortune In humbug stuff. Six
months ago I saw a U. S. flag with hop
bitters on it, and I thought 1 would be a
fool once more. I tried it, but my folly
E roved to be wisdom. Two bottles cured
er, she is now as well and strong as any
man's wife.and it cost me only two dollars.
Such folly pays.- H. W. Detroit, Mich.
Flo Good Preachlua.
No man can do a good job of work,
S reach a good sermon, try a law suit well,
octor a patient or write a good article
when he feels miserable and dull, with
sluggish brain and unsteady nerves, and
none should make the attempt ill such a
condition when it can be so easily and
cheaply removed by a little hop bitters.
See other column, U4-5
The North Eastern Mutual Aid At so.
rlffiloti f A'fitatmla, O., Is both a Tift and
ac ident compnny. It pays a weekly In
demnity for disability by accident and an
amnlinl equal lo one-huirthe Life Claim,
for loss of limb by accident. It furnishes
more protection for a given Investment
than any similar association In this or
any other state. Hend for circular and
know our plan before Insuring elsewhere.
Audits wanted. 01 B7
We have a slock of printed milk tickets,
pints and quarts; just the thing for small
dealers. Price 25c a hundred.
James Reed & Son.
I have Pure Raw Bone Dust for tale In
any quanttiy at two dollars per hundred
P"nds. J. W. Rxk kwku,
0"' '- East Plymouth.
This Horsr. Dr. B. J. Kendall's Treaty .
on "The Horse and his diseases," one of'.
most complete and reliable works of.
kind published. By the aid of to
mucii mty lie done to relieve mf
ailments to which the horse l)
Price 25 cts. To be had at.
C. E. Swift's drug store. ,
Willard " "
Is acllinir, j
la selling j
Pure Drugs, '
OpposiUs P. O. 1
Warbaxtv and Quit Claim Deeds,'
I'.slate and Chattel Mortgages, LA
Land Contracts and a full supply of
tice's and Notary Blanks kept at the Ts)
A new stock of blank note bonks, of ij
own popular print, at 40 cents each.
Wasted A Boy to learn the Pi (
Business at the Telegraph Office.
ply at once. j
A Trcntisc on the Horse and his di-
cs, by Dr. B. J. Kendall. A cheap,
prehensivc and needful book for ever
keeping a horse. Price 25 cents. :
by Parshal, Kingsville Thurber
and C. E. Swift, Ashtabula.
A Double barrel fowling piece t.
lent quality and in perfect order,
at a moderate price. Apply at Telioji
100 B'.ank Receipts, nicely bound for 30c.
at the Telegraph Office.
Mr. Riffenstcin, Boston Mass., writes:
Your Spring blossom has cured me of dys
pepsia, of four years standing. I have re
gained my normal appetite, can sleep well
and feel like a new man,
A Beautiful Csmplexloa
Is the result of using Hamilton's Orient
al Balm, warranted to be harmless. The
most elegant and delicate preparation for
the skin ever invented. Removes tan,
pimples, freckles and all blemishes of the
cuticle and leaves the skin smooth and
beautiful. Sold bv Swift and E. A. Wil
lard, Ashtabula, Parshall, Kingsville.
What re-a Can's Do.
You can't do a nice job of work, preach
a good sermon, try a law suit well, doctor
a patient, or write a good article with
sluggish brain and unsteady nerves, and
none should make the attempt in such a
condition, when it can be so easily and
cheaply removed by a little of Parmlee's
dyspepsia compound. It is a great regu
lating tonic. Relief guaranteed or money
refunded. Sample bottles 15c; large size
1. Sold by Swift, and E. A. Willard,
Ashtabula, Parshall, Kingsville. July.
Go to C. E. Swift, for Mrs. Freeman's
New National Dyes. For brightness and
durability of color are nnequaled. Color
from 2 to 5 wuiids. Price, 15 cents. 85-30
' Parmlee's Great Blood Punster.
In morbid conditions of the blood sre
many diseases, such as salt rheum, ring
worm, boils, carbuncles, sores and pimples.
Try the purifier and cure these ailments.
It we did not believe it to be the greatest
blood purifier extant, we should hesitate
before offering it to you under a Dositive
guarantee, as we do. Sample bottles 15c;
large size 1. Sold by Swift and E. A.
W Ulard, Ashtabula, Parshall, Kingsville.
Be Wise and bappr.
If you will stop all your extravagant and
wrong notions in doctoring yourself and
families with expensive doctors or humbug
cure-alls, that do harm always, and use on
ly nature's simple remedies for all your
ailments you will be wise, well and hap
py, and save great expense. The greatest
remedy for this, the great, wise and good
will tell you is hop bitters. 0i-5
It is simply marvelous how quickly con
stipation, biliousness, and sick headache
are cured by Sellers liver pills.
TELEGRAPH OFFICE, July 29th, 1880.
DEALERS PAY THE FOLLOWING PRICES
Apples, dried, per lb .14 to .08
Butter, per Ki IS to .15
Beans, per bu 1.21) to 1.50
Cheese, per lb 7U. to .OS
Corn, shelled, per bu fc to JO
Kurs, per dos .00 to .IU
Outs, per bu.
Potatoes, per bu 25 to -TO
Peaches, dried, per Bi .12
Vloeaur, per sal..... .1
chestuuts, per bu 1.50
Hlckorynuis, per bu .75
Chtckena, dresBed, per pound, AM
Turkeys, ' " ,10
SELLING PRICES AT RETAIL.
Butter, per H to .IS
Beans, per bu I.ri0
Bran, per cwt .W
Chop Feed per ewt l.SU
Corn Meal perowl 10 to J
Cheese, per lb .13
Egs, per dos .19
Corn, In the ear. per bu. of 70 Et .00
Klour, Peerless per sack 1.H0
Mich, white wheat 1-70
Surprise, per sack 2.10
Neptune. " 1.00
" rienver Col.W.W.persck i.ao
XXX, W.W 1.75
' XX. per sack 1.70
H Buckeye, per sack ..... 1.00
" Ohio Mills. A, while .... l.tsi
" Ohio Mills, X A Amber.. 1.05
Ohio Mills, A Amber .... 1.70
" New Era, Ohio Mills.... 1.00
Meal ,'lMlted, sack .2S
Middlings, per cwt 1.15
Potatoes, per bu J15
I.ard, per lb .00
Peaches, dried, per lb .15
Vinegar, per gal .Hll
Chickens, dressed, per pound, .10
Turkeys " . " XI
SELLING AND PAYING PRICES AT WHOLESALE
Bran, per ton I 14.00
M IddlfiiKS, per ton 211.00
Corn Meal, per ton 24. UO
Chop feed, per tou 1H.00
Corn, per bushel, (paying) .50
Oats, per bu .38
"KNT will buy a note book, oon
tallllna 100 nloely printed notes at
TBLEUiur it urs tgai.