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   Bloomfield Democrat (Newspaper) - December 14, 1888, Bloomfield, Indiana                                 Democrat.  VOI .. x.\.  BLOOMFIEI.D, INDIANA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14.1888.  NO 39.  prices reduced to close out stock before invoicing  ^JÍ^ T.  my (ìoons.  S-rëât Bedus-  oía)thin{l, boot and shoe and grocery house, bloompield, indiana.  00 fhiiiïi'î for....................................sao go  a« oo " ............................... IS 00  «o OO •• " ......................................................................16 oo  l§ Olí " ........................................................................15 00  15 OO •• ..................................................................12 00  10 OO ......................................................................7 40  Will Close out in tlie next 30 Days Regardless of Cost.  Sfoctf; of Gloi'I^ing  Must be reduced, and I will srive-^  to secure that end. StOi^k Complete!  Special DRIVE on OVERCOATS!  -4THEY ARE BOUiND TO GOII-  mi drï goods depârtmefit  AND  BOOT AND ■ DBPARTMEl  Are complete throughout, and all I ask is for custotners to call and compare Goods and Prices.  I can't be excelled in variety, quality or prices. I  want  iht'DRIED apples,  gjrDntBli PEACHEal,  gjiir'POVl.TRT, t^ANO ALL KINDS OF PRODIJCE^p^  at - tbe- hibhest • prices!  BUSINESS CARDS.  ATTOUlíEYS.  \\r F. G.\.i.i.E>;oKi-:. >> . AlXOHNKV-.\T.! AW.  C LAIM .\M> i'KN.-UUN .\i;ENT.  Oacc—Xortli side <i( t(tc I'tiMu-N'liiuiro, ni i^o-sitc Cuim Hiiu.vc. BLOOMFIKI.t) - - - IM)I.\XA.  Je. walton,  ATTDUNhV AT LAW, Kolecn, Ind A!! kiiM.-; Ol l.'ua! lin.^lncs-^ prottjplly and c.i;-. li;!!^ :ilu ii.io>i to  EMERBon SHOUT. TU w. l AX i;rsKtnY,  SHORT ÄV\N BFSKIUK.  AriOUNEVS \TL\\V. Office—In Court Hou^r. liloomtield. Ina.  indiana.  SW, AXTF.T.I..  .VTTORXEY .\T LAW. Willpractiop in Grci-uc and .idj.'iiiing conntips. Colloctiousa siit'ciulty. (illice—East side of the Public Square, over (hy Nc»- U rinklo Groccrr Store. Bloomflehl. Indiana.  w  r L  ?l,I>KARr).  ATTORN KY-AT-LA Vf.  lîLOO.MFlELI), IXI>.  Will practice in all tlio Courts of Countv. Betnif Deputy ProirecutiiiR Attornev, will represent the State in in all ca.^es, viieie notified. before Justices of the I'eace.  W. W. MoGett. c. E. Cayls.  MOFFETT& DAVIS,  ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Bloomflclil. Inrliana. auccessDrs to Shaw Jk Bays.) Will practice law In Gruene county or in any court where their si rvlmcsmay b« • required. We have the aiistrai-.t book.s ofoiir  predecessors, and will niaiie a specialty of examining titles to real estate and furnishinir abstracts. '  PHI Î!il€IAJ\9.  T 15. RANKIN. .M 1).,  • llloomli.-M. Iiid.  Office over 8. sralciip'-^ drug store. Calls romptly attemlcil day or niglit.  DB. 8. C, CRAVENS,  PUY8IUAN AND BURQEON, North Bide of tbe Square, Bloomfleld, Ind.  JQR. H. R. LOWDEU,  Office over Eveleigb's drUR .•^tors, soutU room, Bleomfielil, Ind.  WH. BUKKK. M. D.,  rHYSIClAN ANO SURÜEON, Bcoiland, Indiana. All calls attended t« promptly, day or night.  Trustee's Notice.  NOTICE is hpreb%' given to the pi>ople cf Wrighf township, Greene cn\inty, Indi.ina, that I will be  ?'t Jasonville on Tues^clay" of each .vcek diiring mv erm of office, and at my office at my rppidonoo on Saturdays in the forenoon, to trinsnct the busiuc.ss of said towBshlp; and no Dullness will be transacted only on those days as provided hv law.  WJI. POWhLL, Trustee.  Trustee's IS'otii'e.  NOTICE is hereby givi'Ti to Ibe p v pie of Stockton tflwn.sbip, Greene county. 111 (liana, that I will transact the business of said towuphip at mv office In Linton, on anj- dar in the week except Sunday.  JO-KPH .MO-S. Trustee.  Trustee's ¡Molise.  Notice is bere'mjpvcn to the jicople of Taylor township, Greent'pODty, Indiana, that I will be Rf^y office at my reauUni e on Saturday of each week, during my toim of office, to transact the bOfiinesB of said townsbip, and no buslnc?» will be tfBnsacted only on those days, as |irovi<i<-(l by law HENRY UORXEH, Trustee.  Trustee s Xolice.  Notice is hereby given to the people of Cass townsbip, (jlresne county. Indiana, that I will be at my residence one mile southeast ot Newberry on Mondays and Tuesdays of each week during my term of office, to transact the businfss of said township, ami no businrsf will lie iraus-tcted only on those days, as provnled by law.  JOHN d m' OliE. Trustee.  Trustee's Xotice.  Notice is hereby Riven to tne pcopl.^ of Grant township, Greene couutv. Indiana, that I will transact the business ol said township at my office at HIV residence two mileri south of tl.o crecinct on Saturday of each week.  wM. 11. DECKARD. Trustee.  Trustee's Noaiee.  ■VTOTICE ¡8 hereby {-iven to the people of iM Highland town.shi]), Greeno cornty, Indiana, that I will transact the business of «aid township at tny rcsiuetict", on any ilay iu the week except Sunday.  MMON liLANU.Tnistce.  Trustee's Notice.  Notice is hereby givento the people of Tl'ashing-ton township, Greene county, Indiana, that I will be at my office at my residence on Saturday of each He^, durine my term of oilice, to transact the iltBiness of said township, and no business will be mnsaeted only on tbo?« day.«, fts provided by law.  GEORGE BOGAKD.Xr nsteo.  OF PURE GOD LIVER OIL  &22 HYPOPHOSPHITES Almost as Palatable as Milk.  So diigntsed that It can be taken, dlseated, and asalmllatecl by the most •en«itlve atomach, M'hen the piatn on cannot be tolerated; and by tbe coan-blnation of the oil with the hypopiioa-pbites la mnch more eiticacloas.  Bemarkable 8S a flesh prodccer.  Persons gain rapidly while tskbig ui  SCOTT'S EJIULSION is acknowledged by Physicians to be the Fineirt and Best xjrepc,' ration in tiie world for the relief and cure of  consumption, general debilsty, wasts^^fs diseases, COLDS and CMe?G?5IQ COiiC^iS-The great re-nifly f<-.r G^rswr/u,,., Wastimj in Children. S'/ld by all lJr:irj<]isi3.  Written for the demockat. OiiV n.".tivc state, our Ilooiier state,  ^Vo eolebrate thy birlli. With heart.s a^'low, and minds elate i'u'l well we kiiov.- thy worth.  Three score yeari ai'.d tini have fled  Aye iiinro sineethou wcrt liorii; O'er licl<is of victory tliou hast sped Without niueh hope forlorn.  Tliy .soil wns iro 1 by Fronehtnou bold  At last the Enirlish came. And in his manner crave and cold i^eeured thee In his name.  The "red man" in his prowliag way  At U'ligili wa.s forced to iro. He jounieyed toward tne orb of day When in the west it's low.  Oil could thv hills, thy dales relate  His exploits to mankind, It inucli would please and satiate Our ever cr.tvinff mini.  More strange would this, their story be  Than .Iction's fabled talcs. Concerning thincson land or sea, Of cyclones, tempests, gales.  Full manr a chase has been untold  Engaged in by these "reds" Full many an exploit daring, bold, 'Till now remains "unsaid."  How gaise by them was chased and killed  In days primcTal past. We'll ne'er be known by man 80 sUilled With knowledge grand and vast.  Their happy hunting grounds no more  The "pale face" owus it now. How much their treatment we deplore We've set our sailin« prow.  Sublime and erand is his histo-y's page  Which tells of victories grand. Achieved by soldier, saint and sae-e. In this, our"Hoo5ier" Umd.  When England dared assert her right  To seize our seamen bold, And thus imiiress thorn in her fight. And cause such wroncs untold.  Indiana surely gave her share  Of men and means to aid, Our country liberty declare And end a foul crusade.  Wiien in the war with Me.xico  Onr nation did engage, Tlien Indiana's sous did go Of every rank and agj.  And tliough 'twas sai 1 in »luckest fight  Their forecs broke and fled. They since have put this wrong to right At cost of countless dead.  Then c.inic rebellion's darkest hour  When like a pall there hung, Around our nation great in power A cur.se which long had stung.  Then rent in twain from coast to coast  Our nation sought its life. It seemed what once had been our boast Was now our greatest strife.  On many a hard fousjht battle-field  Where dead and dying lay Were seen the sv.-ords which "Iloosiers' wield  Now mouldering in the clay.  In Grant's advance. In Slierman's raid.  On western battle iciound, Were sons of Indiana laid Ai iiiany there were found.  Full v.'ell did Indiaua do  Her portion in that war With Hying colors sailed it througl-i Though not without a scar.  In other thinsis beside said war  Has Ind.iano done, An etiual ever greater share ThiUi .state.s which rapid run.  In statesmanship, In letter-s, art  She holds a lofty place. Assuredly she does her pare To build up this, Dur race.  The past can only les.sous teach • The future belua reward. The present now is in our reach  Its duties now regard. December 11, H8S. B. L Allen.  .Suggestion i.s a privilege all can make use of, and we would suggest to the myriads of suflercrs from bilious lever and in<ligestlon, to use Laxador, ^vhose curativc po«er over these diseases is gratefully appreciated by thousands. I'ricc 25 ccuts.  Babies ought to be well taken care of; their system does not allow the slightest neglect. It your baby sufl'ers from colic or bowel disorders, procure a bottle of Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup, a safe and always reliable remedy. Only sj cents.  betwcen lioìidays. We want our trustee to come 11)) in the forenoon and invite "that" young man home with him for dinner, or In-, crease bis wiìges so he can buy his dinner | and feed ili - horsc, or if h-3 can't we hopo the trustee will sce to it.  "What a way to spell fisli," said l'at, when he saw the ii.'iinf- Psyche on a ship. But a more wonderful spell will be exercised over the coughing child of yours that keeps Itself , e." chtueh'house"; and you awaki', i! you will try Dr. Bull's C'Oligli S>nip, r.i cent.s.  Neuralgic paroxysms are often ol extreme violence and brenghtlon by tbe slightest provocation, such as a drauglit of cool air. On the llr.st irititnation oi such an attack rub with Salvation Oil. It can be bought at all druggists for only ió cents.  IVA U€0.  Miss Tory Sharp is on the sick list. D. W. Ray, of Buslirod, was in town Sunday.  Mrs. Dora Mattox visited Mis« l>ora Buskirk Thursday.  Hunter and Baughman have their crib.s nil od with corn. ■Mr. HoUtein is building new fluea in the M,  KOLEEI>i.  John Edwards, of Bloomfiekl, was in town One night thi.s week.  Wiley and Gen, Anderson visited Bloom-fleld Friday evening.  Columbus Hall and Fred Ashcraft shipped a load of cattle to Ciftcinnati Saturday.  I'reaching Saturday night bv Marshall Parker and on Sunday night by tbe M, K, circuit rider.  From the prospects I think there will bo a wedtling in tiiis vicinity before these items are published.  J.E. Walion liasopened a law oflice in the postolllcc with W. II. Mansfield, who rents him part ol the room. Some of the boys are looking sour; they think Joe is after the post-office. He don't want it boys.  The Bloomfleld News has a correspou'Ient at Bockwood and his name Is D. C. Roach, and his nanis appears some four times in his items asD.C. Roach, David C. Roach, D. C, Roach and D. C. Roach's many friends, etc. I think he beats (he News' ver.sion of the Robinson corrcsponaent. Fess ui), Mr, News,  Personal.  3Ir. N. H. Frobllchsteln, of 3iobile, Ala., writes: I take great pleasure in recommending Dr. King's New Discovery fo- consumption, having used it for a severe attack of bronchitis and catarrh. It gave iue instant relief and entirely cured ms and T have not been afflicted since. I also beg to state that I bad tried other remedies with no good result. Have also used Electric Bitters and Dr. King's New Life Pills, both of wfcich I can recommend.  Dr. King's New Discovery for consumption, coughs and colds is sold only on a positive guar-aatee. Trial botlles free at .S. Stalcup's drug store. 1  LVOXS.  T. 11. Quillen was called to. BiooniCeld Friday,  J. S. Simons i.i home from St. Louis medical college.  Lewis Hick3 has accepted a place in B. F. Reid's mill.  W. U. Aikmau, of Saudborn, spent a day in Lyons last week.  Miss Ada Aikmau is visiting her brother William at Sandbarn at j-resent.  Jliss Lizzie O'Neall attended institute here Saturday and »¡sited J. H. Qulllen's family oyer Sunday.  Miss Winnie Ilicks vi.sited her fatlicr over Sunday and returned Slouday morning to Wortlungton.  One Price, Joiin Fitzgerald and Dr. Roat; called Wednesday to see the sick K. ot I', brother at the Uye house.  James Oleham, of Linton, has bought land two and one-half miles south ol Lyons and moved his family to town.  Died, at Dye house, after one week's illne.«S8, Joe Lovendhart, of L'ineiunati, 0„ a whole-souled jewelry iinnniner One oí iiis relatives came Fiiday ni^lit and took his remains home Saturday. He was cared for by Linton lodge Ol K. of P's.  George Stalcun, of Elnora, was visiting here Thursday and Friday.  Rev. Johnson will commcnce a protracted meeting on Moaday night.  L. D. Furgiison gave the young people social dance one night last week.  The schools aie progressing finely uider the management of Prof. H. E. Cushman.  Mrs. Staik and family, of Kansas, visited her brother Ike Weaver over Sanday.  George Fuller, of Bicknell, and David Al-kire of this place are still in the grain business.  John Fitzgerald, of Linton, and Franklin Ramsey, of Bloomlleldj were in town most of last week,  A number of the yoang people of this place attended a Leap Year party at Pleasantville Saturday night and report a line time.  Wonderful Uures.  \V. D. lloyt & Co-, Wholesale and Retail Drug cist of Rome. Oa., say: We have been selling Dr-Kicg's New Discovery, lilectric Bitters and Bnck-en's Arnica Salve for two years. Have nerer handled remedies that sell as well, or ;giv« such universal satisfaction. There have been some wonderful cures effected by these medicines in this city. Several cases of pronounced Consumption been entirely cured by use of a few bottles of Dr. King's New Discovery, taken in connection with Electric Bitters. We guarantee them always Sold by S. Stalcup. 1  SWITZ CIT¥.  Sam Graham's son was in town Tuesday.  'Squire Wakefield and wife spent Monday in Bloomfleld.  We understand that Henry Daubinspeck is bttler at this writing.  Dr. Edwards and wife, of Lyons, were In town Monday—the guest of Polk Gardner.  Mrs Charlie Burcii, of Cincinnati, was the guest of Mrs. Gardner last Thursday week.  Mrs. McKinze, one of Bloomfleld's best widows, was in t*wn Wednesday of last week.  Miss Winnie O'Harrah, of Worthington. was the gue.st of Stella Clark Saturday and Sub lay.  Saul Gardner, brother to Polk Gardner, has moved here fron. Areola, Ills., and will drive his brother's team lor him this winter.  Mrs, Rector, of Duggcr, and Mrs. Fairchild, of Worthington, were in town this week visiting their bister Mrs. Clark who is improving slowly.  Old TTnclc Wash. Spears, one of Greene county's oldest citizens, passed through here this week on his way to his former home in Owensburg.  The remains of Aunt Nancy Jackson were taken through here last Saturday to Robinson for burial. She was visititip: her son In lliinais when she was stricken with that dreaded disease, pneumonia and lived only a short time.  is selling her goods from now until Jan. 1 at cost. Now is the time to get bargains.  Senator Mullinnix went to Indianapolis last Thuvsdav to survey the situation and see If things will be in tiim for the legislature.  This i)lace affords a young man who is so polite that he tips his hat to everything that resembles a female—even the clothes line if it bears a garment of the dining room girl, and has more business about liim than a July rabbit.  Prof. Huffman, the blind temperance lecturer, has been delivering a few of his famous lectures in this i)lacc within the past few days. Temperance is all well enough so far as it goes, but it only reaches from one election to another- Then the temperance people lose sight of their pledge  This town will soon have something new which will surprise the inhabitants when it makes its first bow before the public. It will be the finest display of talent ever before the great public. It will be known as Prof. Keen's famous comedy company. Let everybody be on the lookout for the small bills and large posters.  Some of the candidates for postoffice honors at this plaje are very anxious for Dr. Wilson to resign in their favor, but they will be badly left, for the Doctor will hold on until he ia reciuestcd to step down and out. He wants to see If Gen. Harrison will stay with his civil service procllvHies as set forth iu his l«tter of aceeptauce and his endorsement of the civi e«rvice plank in the Chicago platform.  The Holidays  And tbe colder winter weather are now rapidly approaching. The joyful season is eagerly anticipated by youflg folks in thousands of homes; but in nearly all there are one or more older ones.to whom tha cold waves and storms mean renewed sulVifring from rheumatic back or limbs. It is not claimea that Hood's Sarsaparilla is a positive specific for rheumatism; we doubt If there is or can be such a remedy. But the remarKabie success Hood's Sarsaparllla has had iu curing this afi'ection is sufficient reason f^r those who are sullering to try tliis peculiar raeiH;;iue.  iNEWS CLIÌSTERS. Brilliant, Sparkling, Dazzling.  Consumption Cured.  An old pU} sician, retired from practice, having bad placed in his hands by an East India missionary the formula of a simple vegetable remedy for the speedy and permanent cure of consumption, bronchitis, catarrh, asthma and all throat and lung afl'ections: also a positive and radical cure for nervous debility and all nervous com laints, after having tested its wonderful curativc powers lu thousands of cases has felt it his duty to make it known to bis suffering fellows. Actuated by this motive and a desire to reUeve human «ufiTering I will send free of charge to all who desire it this reeipc in German, French or English, with fall di-rection.s for j)rcparing and using. Sent by mail by adiressing with stamp, naming th's paper, W. A. Notes, 149 I'ower's block, Rochester, N.Y. •lleowly  State of Ohio, City ok Tolf.do,/ LfCAS COUNTY, .s. S. j  Frank J. Cuensv makes oath that he Is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.ChenetA Co„ doing business in the City of Toledo, County and State atoresaiil. and that said firm will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for eacli and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of Hall's Catarbh CfRE.  FRANK J. CHENEY,  Sworn to before me and subscribed in my presence, this tith day of December, A. D. '8g. ( } A. W, CH.EASON.  |sKAi>j- Notary Public.  llall'B t.'atarrh Cure is taken internally and acts directly upon the blood and mucus sur-f;;ces ot the system. Send for testimonials, free. F. J. CHENET & CO., Toledo, O.  JB@*-Sold by Druggists, 75 cents. o8t4  CENTER TOWNSHIP.  M J. iiutehcso.i has a Bick ehitd.  Clell Nation was at Newark Friday.  Charles \V. Hanson wears a sinlle. It Is a dishwasher.  James Bullock, a gooil democrat, was al Ncwaak Saturday.  Meek Combs was the guest of the Miss Lin-sey Wednesday night.  George Depree, ot Solsberry, was the guest of 1. R. Bullock Sunday.  Marshall Bullock and wife visited thei'' son John Friday and Saturday.  Tom Osborn, one «f Ri:-hland'8 good dettio-cr,its, was in his place Thursilay.  Miss Martha An'ler.sor. is lying very low with consum|)tiou al Gordon Bailey's  Delia and Frank Yoho, and Tom Carrol were at the I ounty seat Thursday (iU business.  James D.ilrymplo and father, two good republicans, were at lilaonilield Wednesday.  Miss Jennie Arthur, one of Highland's good looking young ladies, was in our midst last week-  Miss Lillie Bullock who has been Tl.siting her grandfather the past week has returned home.  Hugh Lawhead and family who have been living in Illinois the past two years have returned to old Center  Mrs J. A, Baldridge, Frank Barnes, George Axtell and wife, and Mrs. J, R. Bullock wore Tlsiling B, F. Lindsey Thursday.  Hugh and Jesse Bullock, and Dave Johnson, three of Beeck creek's gotjd looking, buys was IB onr midst Weduosday evening.  Diadems of Items, Impotant, Interesting and Crisp.  Rich and Rare Gems Presented to Ihe Demo-cral Readers by Special Correspondents From all Parts of the COHnty.  Notice of Election of Trustees.  NOTICE is hnretiv given that Ilh.omiicld Lodge No. F, A A. .Masons will elect ilirci^ trustees for s.id lodge to .-erve tiie eiisuiig year at their regular nictiug, neccnilier l.'i, 188S, in their lodge room over L. 11. Stalcup's Btore, in the town of IJloonuield, «ireene county, Indiana. I RAKIvLIN k.vmskv, 3«t2 Secretary.  SUBSCRIBE DEMOCRAT  mis PAPER  N.W. AYER* SOI  l3oni1I.fnl'|,iIn<lcI|ihin  at the \.".vsp;iiier Ailvcr-_ _^l.siiigA.:,-ncv <,f 3Ic.s.srH.  IW« AYER * SON* OUT uuiiiuruea ub'cut»  CINCINNATI.  Gordon Bailey's wife ilied last Tue.'-day.  Sheriff Thompson passed through town on Monday.  Mike Kirk, of JMoiiroe county, was in town Tuesday.  P.eii Gloyer, of Solsbcrry, was in tOwn Tuesday.  James Hud.son, ot Robinson, was in town . Tuesday.  j Klincr Loomi.s, of Bloomfiekl, ia the guest : of J. II. Ncals.  Wc arc all busy, engaged in preparing for the Christnuib tree.  Mathlas Sharr, of Farmer's Station, paid iiis mother a visit last week.  The parties who compose the choir that Is to fniDisb music on the nigtht of the Christmas tree were practicing Tuesdav niubt at R. W. Yoho's.  OWENSBUKQ.  Talk of a Christmas tree.  John Ikerd is building a barn.  Orlando (iraliom was here Sunday.  Uncle Wash Spears has returned Ironi the west,  Mrs. Jane Williams is visiting relati%'es at Avoca.  What is the matter of John Ikcrd being our sheriff in 18'J0?  Ovid Fields will return to New Albany tbe first of the year.  D. Ikerd, of Bedford, was here over Sanday with hi.s best girl.  Rev. renny has begun a series of meetings at the M. E church.  Harry Williams lost a pocketbook Sunday containing about  John Wharton and family were seveu weeks driving through from Dakota. They will probably remain here  Miss Mollic Ferguson, of Kolcpn, was the guest of Miss Minnie Ilcnnon Sunday. School ma'ams will flock together.  Elmer Lami) and Miss Bridwell, two of our model young jK oplc, were luarried Sunday, They have the btst wishes of a host of friends.  ilOBBIEVILEE.  Health is good in this locality. J. ('. Heaton went to Bedford last week. Uncle Gus Furgeson is said to be the best nd<ller in town.  l)r Fox, tbe Bedford dentist, was iu town last week on business,  Tom Freeman and lady were here Sunday vi.iiting Robert Ashcraft.  P'recman Ashcraft has a fine horse and says that it will take to buy him.  Miss Winnie Buher, who lias been staying at Bloomfleld, has returned home.  jMines Nance, who lias been aiiscnt from home for three years, has rctnrncd. He has been in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois.  Miss Ida Bullock is visiting Mrs J. C, Heaton at this writing. Miss Bulleck is a charm-iDg lady and wewclcomc her to our town.  Dick Noel was going Home the other night aud saw what he supposed to be a ghost. He reported that it was about 19 feet high and weigheJ at least 5000 pounds,  M. Deckard and O. B. Rlcherson arc the boss jabbit hunters. They walked half mile for an axe and chopped for two hours and lo! and behold they caught nothing .  Tom Freeman has not gone west, as tbe Cincinnati correspondent said, Millard Cox, Temis Ashcraft aud James Hndson have gone, but Tom is still with us and says he is going to stay,  Bucklen's Arn ca Salve.  The P.est Salve in ine world for Cuts, Bruises, Sorea, Ulcers, Salt Itheum, Fever Sores, Tatter, Chapped Hands.; Chilblalns,ICorns and all Bkin Eruptions, and posifirely cures Piles, or u(, pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money refunded. Price 23 cents per box. ♦For sale by Stevo Stalcup, tf  refused assltsance from the township, while others are still remembered who arc far better ablo to help themselves than Mr. Dover?  Salt Rheum  With its intense itching, dry, hot skin, often broken into painfal cracks and the lit tie watery pimples often causes indescribable suffering. Hood's Sarsaparllla has wonderful power over this disease. It purifies the blood and expels the humor and the skin heals without a scar. Send for book containing many statements of cures, to C. 1. Hood & Co., apothecaries, Lowell, Mass 267  Alden'S Manifold Cyclopedia.  The liisue ol the tenth volume calls atten-tisn to the rapid progress which this excellent popular cyclopedia is making. The publisher promised the volumes at intervals of about a month; he is recently more than keeping his word. The volume extends from Cosmography to Debry, contains about 640 pages and about 100 illustrations, handsomely printed and neatly bound in cloth, all lor 50 cents! The Manifold is more comprehensive than any other cyclopedia except Cassell's (which costs several times as much), including an unabridged dictionary of the English language in addition to ordinary cyclopedia matter, and though many of the articles arc nec-ccssarily brief, they are suflicienfly full for practical people, and some articles are surprisingly extended—for instance. Cotton occupies 20 pages; Crannogs, 8 iiages; Creeds ajd Confessions, 5 pages; Cricket, 4 pages; Crusade?, (i pages; Darwin and Darwinian Theory, 17 pages, and so ^n. It wo «Id be strange indeed it a cyclopedia of such great merit, published at a cost so surprisingly low, did not reach an enormous circulation. A specimen volume may be ordered and returned if not wanted. John B. Alden, Publisher, New York, Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco.  A Word About California.  The western railroads have recognized the importance of California travel by placing fast aud impraved trains in service and endeavoring in every way to remove the tedium of the long journey. If you contemplate a trip to the Pacific slope this winter it will be well for J on to coiniaunicatc with the nearest iiassenger or ticket agent of the Pennsyl-yaniu Line?, who will give you the fullest information about all tha roads aud sell you tickets at lowest rates yia any route you may choose. 39t2  Holiday Excursions uta Pennsylvania Lines.  i.'xcursiou tickets at low round trip rates will be sold by the Pennsvanla lines west of Pittsburg on Dec, 24, 25 and 31, 1SS8, and Jan. 1, lSs9, good returning until Thursday, Jan. 3, 188'j. No tickets wilt be sold to adults for less than 25 cents nor to children for less than 15 cents, 39t3  Whe^n Baby was sick, yro iicr Ctteiofiix, When oho i CTiilJ, slie .-riej for Ostori^, When she became Mis'^ t-iuag to TThsa shohii Cbiliire • phe irsTi iheju (.'¿»iftria,  "Does the twenty per cent piotective tariff duty on wheat raise the price to the farmers of the west who produce it?" And may God in his inifinite mercy guide and guard and teach how to come in out the rain the person—not the one who, for the purposes of debate, takes, the side that it does, for both sides should be presented—but the person who, aft-er an evening's discussion of the subject, really thinks that the tariff on wheat protects the farmer.  THE POPUUR VOTE.  Nearly a Million Increase--Cleveland's Plurality About one Hundred Thous-sand.  In presenting an ofl&cial table of the popular vote for president, the Tribune of New York (republican) says :  In the following table official returns are given for most of the states. Reports from Colorado state th;^ the total vote can not be given until the state canvassing board meets. Harrison's plurality in that state, however, is estimated at 12,648. In the following table Cleveland has a plurality of 110,904, not counting Colorado; if the estimated plurality for Harrison is allowed, Cleveland's plurality is reduced to 98,261. Omitting the vote of Colorado, the above table shows that since 1884 the republican vote has increased by 37 j,108 in thir-ty-seven states, the democratic by 449,440, and the prohibition by 93,383, while the Uni.^n Labor party gave 30,444 less for Streator than the Greenback party did for Butler in 1^84. The loss on the combined Labor vote will be somewhat lower ¡than 30,454 when all the returns of the United Labor party for Cowdrey are made. Outside of Colorado the total vote of the four leading parties was 10,868,454, against 9,985,967 m 1884, an increase of 882,487.  Consumption Surely Cured.  To TliK EniTi ii—ricMso Inrorm your readers that I have a jiositive remedy for the above named disease. By its (imely use thousands of hopeless cases have been permanently cured. I shall bo glad to send two bottles of my remedy free to any of your reuiiors who have consumption if they will send mc their ox-press and post oflice address. Re.spectfully, ) T, A. SLOCUM, iM. C., iiil Pearl st.. New York Our next institute will be held on Saturday ' USyrl  WOltTHINOTON  Dr. Mullinixand ti^mily arc boarding at the Davis hotel.  A. S. Helms went to Spencer Monday on legal business.  Uncle Henry Williams is ablo to go on crntches. His loot is improving.  Z. I'. East, one of the most successful stock dealers, visited Bloomfleld last Tuesday.  Mrs, Middleton, at the city milhaery store.  Facts Worth Knowing.  In all diseases of the nasal mucous membrane the remedy used must be non-irritaf-ing. The meili(;al profession has been slow to learn this. Nothing siUisfactory can be accomplished with douche,-, snuffs, powders, sy-riiigDs, astringents or anj simiiar application, because they arc all irritating, do not thoroughly reach the affected surfaces and should be ubaniloned as worse than failures. A multitude of persons wlio had for years borne all the worry and pain that caiarrli can inlllct testify to radit.-al and|permanent cures wrought by Ely's Cream Balm. 3St2  NEWAKR.  Ben Lindsev, ol Center, was in town Saturday.  Some tobacco has been sold here at |fi.oo per cwt.  Geo, Drake has his shingle out as a tobacco  merchant.  Joe Smith, of Bloomfleld, was in these parts buj-ing cattle.  A little child of Joseph Ritter is very sick with scrofula,  Mrs. Liza Full«r is visiting reiativca in Center lownsliip.  George Casner, of Beech Creek, was visiting relatives here Saturday.  Mrs. Nancy Con.elius, of Kansas, is visiting her father, Joshua Pryor.  Vincent Hoke bad a fine lot of logs dressed last week to build a house.  Let! and Jolin Cox, two of our best democrats. were hero on Saturday.  The grist mill lias again resumed operations and will grind Fridays and Saturdays.  Reeves Cox has moved from Monre county and will live in this township in the future.  Simon Pickard bought a fine lot of fat cattle of James Crawford last week, paying good prices.  The contract for painting the Baptist church was awarded to J. W. .\rthur and is under headway.  Wm. (Jrabam and family visited Dr. Graj", of White Hall, on Saturday. The Doctor is thought to be Improving.  A great si»i>per is to be glyen by the ladies of the M. E. church on Christmas night for the benefit of house repairs.  Two young men of Belmont county, O., write that they will visit your scribe soon. They are cousins and are both named Vincent Dement.  Pink Cooper fell ofT of a box last Thursday night in his ilrug .store, breaking three ribs Tbe hi.iurv M as so severe that he was com-j pellcd to st,:y ill tiie store oyer night. I We would like to kaow why Jas. Dover -was  Organize Literarv Societies.  Tlie De.mocrat believes there should be a hterary ¡¡ociety in every district schdol in Indiana and upon this point wc q'.iote the following from the Ter-re liuuic Guzett(.\ which we fully indorse :  Every coimtry school hous« tiught to 1)0 thu nieetit^g phico one night evt I-y week, or at farthest every two wtck.-^, of a!l the patrons of thn scl (Kil, young and old, for literary ex-ercs.sos. Form a club and elect o(Hc ers. Let tliprc be singing, and spelling inalches and pronouncing Ixtcs. e.-^j^nys on appiiinltni subjects and de-c'aiinitioni by s.one of the younger nicnihers. And most of all let tliere be !i debiite at e:ich meeting. Ther-e debates can cover Ihe whole wide liehl of dii^c-ussions, any and every subject of iiitvrejit being taken up. The tariil" (lueistioti and the trusts oirer and unlimited field. Tiioy ought to be discussed in ail their pha.ses from "A to Izzard."  The genius of our institutions is local self-government. The school district is the unit. Man. and especially v,-oman, is a talking animal. These school district units ought to be organized and f'Ught to talk They ought to keep po^^ted. And when rinything doesn't go to suit them they ouglit to be prepared to make a noise and so much of a noise that will be heard and heeded. In this lie.i onr safety. It is only our anchor. The country is lagging behind the towns. It will get still further behind unless the country people take stejis to meet together and swap ideas.  Resides, all this is not work but play. It IS not hard but easy. It is agreeable, not disagreeable. Get the thing well started and yuU will wonder how vou ever did without it.  The teachers in each of the country districts ought in most instancfs to lead in this matter. Let no "fin-nic'ky" idea of nmssiug the school honse stand in the way. School hou.-es are for educ.itional purposes. Grown jieople need education as much as youngsters. Set about this at once. Get bracket lamps enough to i;iako the houses light at night. Fix them up so as to be comfortable and pleasant. And then get together some evening, the sooner the better, organize and start into business. Our word for it, you will never regret it.  As a good subject for the first debate the Gazette would suggest:         2    g S"    >5    •/Î      Names of States. |  i  j    œ -Z' "0 o • 3    ■c »    p    "t  3 d  Ir      Alabama...........1    57197    iir:!io    5s;!          Arkansas ..........!    r)S7.vJ        (-.14    10613      Oalifornia... ......1    12-1,SO!»    117729    «701          Colorado ........ ;                      Connecticut.....|    "74.-S1    74;»2,    42: !4          Delaware......... !    l-iit;:!    111414    400          Florida............i    2f.i).">0    ;»l5t)l    40:i          Georgia .......... 1    4(i4t:i    100472    1SU2          Illinois............ j    37(i|-.'!tì    :Í1S.-)!)I    21.-.6::    845(5      I iidlana . .. .......1    2(i.i;!fil    2t)¡01:i    •jssl    2I)!»4      Iowa ..............    2U.=)i)S    17SI-S77    :!550    OlOt      Kan.sas ............    lSiî02    102541    6152    3(;2:!7      Kei.tucky..........    I5.5i;u    ISÜSUO    1 5225    0-22      Louisiana..........1    ;ioi8i    sutil    i:ío          Maine............    7:!7:U    ."OtS2l 26!)0    Í845      Maryland ........ '    !1',)'.w(->    lOtiies: 471»)          Ma.s»achusett.s.....^    ]s:U47    i5i'.»yo    ' Stl41          Michigan ......1    , 2:'.(");>»7    213404    ! 2WÍ)43    4542      Minnesota..........    ! 13;i.-.2i)    {IÜ603    16000          Mississippi........    SDOite' 75471    218    <)•)      Missouri .........        2)íl!)'>ri    4540    1S.-.ÍÓ      Nebraska .........    108425    S0522    ' 942!»    4210      Sevaila..........    70 SS    514U    'I          New Hampshire ..    4.372S    4:Í;!5S    1502    " ' Í3      Xew Jersey, .......    144:;44    15149:Í    7004          New York.... .....    ; (i.)ii;;:ì<s    (Í3.>9ti5    ;5o2;ii    tütí      North Carolina.. ..    1 I:Í7ÜS4    14700-J              Ohio ...........    i tlfiO.'.l    - ;.9.!4.-.5    ^ 24;i50    ,-il!16      Oregon ..........        ;    ii;77          I'ennsyIvania ....    ■ 52úU'.ll        1 2':/.l47    U873      Kho.le Island ....    1 ^lililí    175:;::    h          South Carolina ...    i l;¡:4i)                  Tennessee........    ! istmi        -¡ 5!míi          Texas....... ......    1 8-2S()    1 2:uss:Í| 4748    1 20459      Vermont .......            1      Virginii .......    1 lioi:?-'    : 15!!i;;    ■| 1078          W'e.st Virginia ..    ; 7st;ti    7!t ¡.-¡I    i!          W isconsiu.......    1 17i;ii.".3    ¡1 14.á77    8552      Total ............    |úli>5T'.t'j 52".l07i):        I42U08      Plurality .......    1.....    llOÍJOf.....         Well Sized Up.  Worthington Times.  The News, in its last issue, went out of the way to attack the Linton fair association in claiming that it was run in a political groove; and especi.Mlly .^o in naming Joe Moss, a director, and P. Schultz, the secretary, tiip latter of whom is the best all-round fair manager in the state. The mere fact tiiiit the management of the fair is in the hands ot democrats, does not necessarily mean that it i.i run in the interest of that  Circuit Court Callings.  Court was held Tuesday night.  Next week will close circuit court until the February term.  The will of Nancy Nash was admit* ted to probate on Tuesday.  S. C. Cravens was given judgment against Isaac Snyder for 1213.79.  Oliver F. Gray was given judgment against Samuel Sample far |52.45.  Heniy Miller was given judgment against George W. Shaw by default for 1265.20.  J. J. Stewart and Judson Learned were given judgment against Joseph L. Sparks for $52 60.  The old Bloomfield Bank was given judgment against Andrew J. New-som's estate for $7,000.  Hugh Alexander plead guilty on Monday to disturbance and was fined $5 and cost; total $16.60.  The replevin case of Mary J. Dixon against Charles T. Vallandingham, et al, was tried by ajury and a verdict rendered in favor of the defendants.  Tbos. Van Buskirk has been appointed receiver for the old Bloom-field band and filed his bond for $3,000 with E, E. Eveleigh, L. H. Stalcup and S. Stalcup as sureties.  The Michigan Mutual Life Insurance company were given judgement against William A. Bonbam, Edward E. Chambers, John C. Boaham, and Charles Chambers (or $313.67.  The celebrated slander case of Samuel L. Wallace vs. Inman H. Fowler will most probably be brought to a trial here next term of court. It will take about two weeks to trj it.  The case of Joseph Bradford vs. Daniel N. McKee, Robert L, McKee and Richard Mull, for the appointment of a receiver, has been sent to Knox county tor trial on change of yenue,  Peter M. Hoover sued L. B. Sexson for malicious prosecution. The case occupied the attention of the court on Tuesday and nearly all day Wednesday, when the jury brought in a verdict of -$400 in favor of the plaintiff. Jloifett <fe Davis were his attorneys.  Sliort & Van Buskirk are having a big run of business this term. So are Moflett & Davis. It is difficult to tell which are leading in the bulk of important cases. Both are remarkably successful. In saying this much of two deserving firms, we wish in no way to detract from several other« who are established and are backed by liberal clientage.  Answering The Libeler.  To the Editor of the Democrat.  wurthixgton, Ind., Dec. 10,'88.  The Bloomfield News has let loose a mud battery on the Linton fair asr sociation by trying to make people who' know no better believe it is run in the interest of the democratic party, when he knows every word he charg¿s is a barefaced falsehood—a thirg that everybodv knows who knows that paper and its mugwump editor. Farthermore, I defy tho News to point its finger to one solitary meeting of the association that ever politics were in question. It u-,!.-? run upon business principles and for the good of all concerned, not for the loaves and fishes as the 8x10 News sheet is. If this is all the stock in trade the News has it had better shut up shop, for if the so-called editor of the 8x10 sheet will consult such republic-ins as are officers and stockholders, to-wit: D. L. Osbosn, Thos.  party, and in this instance the i'"' A. Uarbin, Abner Duncan,  putation is certainly not borne out by | ^ Cornelius, Wm. Watson. B.  W. McCIung and J. M. Osborn, they will tell him (the 8x10 editor) he is asserting chargcs that are a lie on the face of them. That 8x10 sheet got so familiar with misrepresentations during the campaign it can't check up. This kind of stuff is all the stock it has in trade. If you want to advertise for the benefit of the Bloomfield fair, why not come out square on the issue and say you want the Linton fair to disband and come to the relief of your fair? Don't commence your abuse by a falsehood. You have driven it farther from you. Now see if in one issue of your 8x10 sheet j-ou can tell the truth.  A Stockholder.  the facts. The fiinton fair has been successfully managed for seventeen years; its premiums paid in full and awarded without regard to political bias, and the people on the west side of While river, who are not blinded by prejudice, will resent this attempt to drag down the Linton fair company to vent a fancied wrong.  ¡[Oemocrats'Leaving it.  Bloomington (Ills,) Bulletin.  Democrats are getting out of the G. A. R. with commendable rapidity. Its political charactcr can no longer be platisibly concealed.'^The great names with which the nation rang at the close of the war are rarely mentioned in connection with the G. A. R. nowadays. We chiefly hear of three-months men who have done most of their fighting since Lee surrendered.  In the Face of Harrison's Election.  Worthington Times.  The wages of section men on the E. & I. road haye been reduced to SO cents a day.  WTien Baby was sick, we gave her Castorte, When she waa a Child, the cried for Castorio, When she became Miai, the clung to Castoria, When Ghviiad ChildreB, riM gave thomCMtoil^i   

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